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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TEX THE IiETHBRIDGB DA1L1' THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1920 ALBERTA WOMEN AND ALBERTA LAWS MRS. McKlNNEY WILL WELCOME ANY QUESTIONS OR DIS- CUSS10N ALONG THESE LINES. ADDRESS HER IN CARE OF THE HERALD, KNITTING AT THE POU.S by some to be tacktnj; in modesty to Various people and periodicals Hutting the vote ol the plebiscite, Bujgesllona that perhaps trying to make out whether the people !tbelr Presence maSe a change Want: what they taid last week, cr even In aj.0 ling booth, met the grand was lur haired, saintly women calmly The tobacco smoke was cot in evi- dence, nor was "there any, suggestion of any word which would Injure the thoughts of a child. Had that picture- been thrown on the screen 1ft years ago it would have raised loud and pro- longed laughter, and been the hit of the evening. But so quickly do we ac- commodate ourselves to the Inevit- able thai the reality has hardly raised a Comment. Truly the prophecy of women that they would "cleaa up" tie polls hss been fulfilled. They have also said that they would clean up politics in cleanlng being their especial forte. But men continue to insist tbat poll- tics can not be cleaned up. They in- "hh Years ago there was no way in which a public speaker could be surer of .raising a laugh thsn by piclurins wo- men at the polls. Poling places, of sist, loo, that women are emotional rather than Judicial, and will vote ac- dlctale and ,ent. number Besides the' business conducted at ballots and their the polls wit serious business. voles- she a nuiuber meant somethins altogether different. monesv It con. values, property. it: unfit for women. Polling places were the. rendezvous of all sorts of{ charac- ters that men would not wish ihelr wives a ndV daughters to meet. Vulgar and obscene stories-were to fill the sir, and women were considered DELMAY'SFRENCH HAIR TONIC The greatest Invention of the ase, now sold In Canada, grows hair, brings back the life mid makes hair beautiful. Price In Canada, 51.00. Sold by one druggist in every, town. Sold In Lethbrldge by Sydney Jack- son, Prescription Speeciallst. Phone 364... Across from Alexandra Advertisement. concerned traffic of which the women approve. Women never ire that property must not bo iflterferrcd with, even If proven tliat euch property wero a dis- advantage to the homes. It the two conflicted, so much the worse for the homos.' Women never would under-, stand the exigencies of business. It Used To Be Funny Cartoons showing women knitting at the polls, in an atmosphere of to- bacco smoke, arid suggestive of many other things, were supposed to bo voters saj-, "It doesn't matter which you but never said tbat. Women spoiled more bal- not so but women knew what they were vot- lug for (as nearly as they could with the Issue so clouded as it was) and the fit of their chius. showed they were voting for their convictions. Whether their decisions were the re- sult of their emotions or tholr'reasons they were tho result of much careful thought. But whether women will bo able to the fuunicst things imaginable, aud e feet a real houEeclaning In the pro- proved conclusively that women and vlnc0' alul tbe Dominion remains to bo voting-could cot fcen' At present her influence In mat- Jniy ters political extends hardly further list Mono-ay, your scribe, and inim- The' present members erous other': persons, drove about and bogles were placed burned 'up much gasoline. Being of ltt "'oso positions by to votes of men. They were placed. there to rep- an. Investigating turn of mind, I forimen- lnw werf inere 10 rep- oae, 'never lost' an opportunity 'nen; by ation glancing. Into places that boro the i whlch Ilav8 ".considered. cvlde'nca'of beiiig polling places. In !we. more than one of those 1 saw gray cnteml it has c-v their heads that those who I follow them must represent both men and women. That only.those will have a chance to go back who are willing to represent both men-and women. Must Represent Women, Not many years will elopsa.beforo we have new legislators in both our law-making bodies. Is it believable that with half the votes women's votes lhat the economic position of women will long remain as it is! Or that the returning to office of ..many who 50 believe will be possible! Or tbat women will tolerate two rules for the administration of our laws, one for men and another for women? It would. Eeem that the theory- Is lhat women can Etill ha wheedled insdo to believe that things Lieutenant-Govfrrtor To Be Reaepointed ECONOMIC VALUE OF WOMEN WHO 00.THEIR OWN HOUSEWORK HARRISBURG, ut ho United States who are doing their >wa houHCwork are.making an annual ontrlbutlon of more than ten billion ollars to the economic resources of he declared Mrs. Tbouias i. Wln'.or, president ol the General Women's Clubs, In n pecch. here. "Every .woman who does her own housework IB making a contribution of least she said. "The club women, should recognize this conlrl- :uUon and should demand that pro- dslon be, made by the government or (he training of teachers and othei' women In home economics." Ueut.-Governpr Brett oi Alberta, who is at the end of his term, and it is reported, will have another term. depend' upon her seeming belief of them, But" In Hialcrs political, she'.wlll not long allow fabricaiion. Pity the man who hopes to ride Into power by too continuation of such methods. It IB woman's, nature to trust It Is not her: fault that she has lost that trust for matters See to it that she does not still further loose it. Question Box Mrs. YV. A woman in Alberla has absolute conlrol ot her own property during her life, and she may will it to whoever she wishes. If, however, she makes no will, her enliro estate located in this province will go to her husband. A law was passed by our last legislature which provides that It a married woman dies without a will, her estate shall be divided Just the same as her husband's would if he died without a will; that is, all-to the husband If no children, half if ond child, and one-third it children. This law does not .come into effect until one year after its passage. Regarding property outside of this province, the laws.of the province or state in which such property is sit- uated would obtain1. Mr. B. -When a parly buys a license tho information contained thereon as to names, etc., is forwarded to the de- partment at .Edmonton by (he one from whom you buy the license. The minister or other person who marries them, is also required to forward such are other than they are. man :16 the department. The who has endeavored through the years of recording marriage does not to tell his wife fairy tales beginning "I had to work Iat6 at the office, my should know that it cannot be successfully done. friend wife al- lows her 'husband .to; think that she still believes in fairy tales, it is be- cause her need of believing them Is very great. Her .home, her. children, "My! How I did used to dread having the Threshers I don't mind now." "W HY, a year ago I could no more think of cooking a big dinner than I could fly, 1 did not seem to have any strength then, and a little oxtra work or excite- ment would use me up Tor a week. "The doctor aaid my nerves were weak and that I had nervous prostration. I cer- tainly was.nervous and irritable. I was always worrying about something. "It all looks very foolish now. But that" is just the difference between being weak and strong. "Why doesn't every woman use Dr. Chase's Nerve Pood when1 she gets run- down in health "But I suppose they do not all know about it or do iiot realize what it will do lor them. Then perhaps some of them do not use it long enough to build up their exhausted nervous systems. "One thing sure, the women of this community will know all about Dr. Chase's Nerve Pood, for they know how miserable I was, and I will see that they know what I used to make me well. "I certainly did get into a terribly run- down condition, but ho one would believe it to see nie now since using Dr. Chase's Nerve Food. I can now take a real pleas- ure in life and its activities. "And why shouldn't I? I sleep like a top, enjoy my meals and get outdoors where the fresh air and sunshine help to keep me feeling fine. "I don't believe people appreciate good health until they have been sick 'for a time. I am sure that I did not. The aeuit for my splendid health now is un- doubtedly due to the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, and I want every woman to know 50 cents a s Co., portrait and Dr' Chase's Nerve Food, ns a box, all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates Co., Ltd., loronto. Look for the portrait and Delicious in the Cup. II has no equal for quality and flavour. If you have not tried Salada, send ua a post card lor a Irce stating the price yo use BUck, Green or Mixed Tea. contracting parties. Mrs. C. I should like to publish vour.letter entire, lut space will not lermii, but such letters are an en- couragement to me. Many .people, '.Iho yourself and husband, are realiz- ing that our laws do not bid for all lhat Is best in men. More honor, to men who are just anil good in spite of the opportunities they have to be otherwise. Mrs. B. I ran no occasion for your friend enduring all this. .It because she is afraid to take proper methods that she has to endure it. I think, too, that she overestimates the publicity necessarily attached. At any rate her family cannot wish her ,'to endure all that for the sake of the family name; or if they do they are not worth considering. A bigamist cari.be put where he belongs, and she need have no further fear 'of him That is certainly belter than that he ruin her life that of heVciiildren, and in the long run probably no more publicity attached to it. Or if she does riot wish to do 'that, she can simply lay in forma lion-to his threats to her before a magistrate or justice of the pence, and have him bound over to keep the peace. If ho has carrier a gun after'her and..threatened her she should surely take'a'dvantago-o: the protection the law allows her. can hardly think that :after> being bound over to keep the .-peace, .and knowing thai he has a seven year sen- tence hanging over his head for big- amy that he will trouble her further. Ho knows she fears publicity, and counts on her not informing on him. Mrs. L. Could not proffer you ad- vice, hut I can give some general prin- ciples which have proven correct in many cases. I have known w.ornen who have made it loo'easy for their husbands. Xot liking-a scene -they have dono without almost'the very necessity of supporting life, pr have found tho way of earning them them- selves. This under- taken In this way and for this reason grows until the husband Is doing little or nothing toward the sup- port of tho family. Now It pcems true that none ol lis value the things that cost us nothing. So this condition, when brought about In this way, almost Invariably leads to other troubles. I have seen men who have drifted Into this stale of affairs, and who by s6me rude shock have been shaken into some conception of their duties. 1 have more than once seen such a shock pmiliu-e a real change in that homo. The husband, forced to Blrlcr his wife nml family financially, has given Itipm more thought and care In every Xow I know the objection, you would give to tucli a course.. It would bo desperately tarrt when ttio law woulil help you an very little, am! Consider "a living'' Midi a vory wesgro matter. Milt public opinion would -help you much- more than the law. I am not making siifjBCstion to you, but you know Hie old faying, "fight the devil with fire." One thing sure, you have sonn (tint your present methods will not work. No one cares much for a donr rri.it. Ta years 'o come you might have cause for thankfulness it you could cease to be one. AN OPEN WAR ON PARLIAMENTARIANS PARIS, Xov, and other extremists will submit to tho conference fo )jo held at Tours nest month a revolution declaring open war on parliamentarism ond syndical- ism, according to Socialist newspapers. Thfjy will urgo, It exported, a revo- lutionary struggle for purpose- ol taking over power, sealed air- tight carton keeps it" Rose Tea comes to you with all original rich strength and rare flavor fully 'retained. The Green. Label is the Blue Label better. Red Rose Coffee meets the desire of Western Canada for a real good Coffee Why can You Sleep so inuch Better on a Simmons Mattress and Box Spring o Ask your Home Merchant for SIMMONS "WALDORF" BOX SPRING Madcofthe finest, oil tempered, ed on i frame of seasoned liard- woaJ and ;upholsteied wilTi heavy layers of white cotton felt. Covet- ed with ticiinasf excellent quality in jtirictive licsigai, Roll edjet. 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