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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDQf DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1909. FROM A WESTERN WINDOW ANNE- UP THE STREET AND DOWN By Miriam S. Clark. Up the street and down they pass people, all the day Man and wife or lad and lass, Sad, or grave, or gay Here a bit of ribbon red, There a bowed and weary head-- Hundreds pass each day, 'tis said, Up the street and down. And I'm thinking, as I go In among the throng. That their hearts I'd like to know- As they pass along What their business is What they have to do or say- As I meet them on their way Up the street ami down. Oh, the world's a busy place, And they hurry on There's no time to know each face That I look upon Yet I wish we had a while Just to ask, and learn, and smile. As we meet, through every Up the street and down. credible that a human soul can live who possesses a reputation as a bridge player, won the pretty sou- venir of the evening. The bride of Thursday has been a, much feted guest-at various, gay do- ings iu the last week or so. On Wed uesday afternoon Mrs. Reeve tained delightfully in her house at a knick-knack shower which partook of the nature of a large tea. The hos- tess wore a dainty pale blue lingerie on such a wage. Yet we are told that very mauy of these women j gown, and the fair bride-to-be looked stitch in "poverty, hunger and dirt" radiant in a pale blue broadcloth for a penny an hour. I cannot do j with large picture hat with white better than quote a bit from this Englishwoman's article "Let me it'll you of a competent woman who makes fashionable blous- es and kimona belts at home. She plumes. The large rooms tfere very inviting and cosy and green''and white orysanthemurns gracefully arranged added to their attraction. At the tea table Mrs. Wilson and Furnish Your Home at TURPIN'S was one of those who gave evidc-iw; Mrs. Naismivh presided over the good [before the select parliamentary com-i things. jiuiitee early this year. She is mar-- Another informal and very plea- :ried and has live children. Her "shower" was given her by Miss I er does the housework and helps with Yrooman on Tuesday afternoon, when the finishing of the blouses. many of the bride's girl friends add- The last week 1 saw this woman led to her store of dainty useful I she had been working hard every souvenirs. day for six days ou blouses at one-: Tuesday afternoon- claimed Mrs. land-six a dozen. With her mother's Shaw as a hostess at the popular j 6 help she made a a day. Her pastime, when Mrs. Cunningham and i gross earnings at the end 'of the Mrs. Wilson took the honors. I week was, therefore, nine shillings j On Thursday evening McNicol out of this she paid one shilling and j and Mrs. Wilson were the winners of threepence for thread and two shiil-j dainty prizes at a small bridge ings for fares, which left her five: by Mrs. Anderson, which was shillings, .and nine-pence. Then there; enjoyable. j were rent and light-, and all the oth-! Mrs. W. Powell Roy held her post- j In this country we have no idea of; or incidental' expenses to belaid, be-i nuptial reception on Tuesday after- the conditions winch prevail for wo-, [ort. anything could be bought for five noon and evening in her new home on. men workers in the Old Land. Wfi'.hungry little mouths. London Road near Burdett Street, often hear Old Country people de-: Drought some blouses; The new. house looked very cosy in- f clare here that Canada is the country i and belts to show to the members of: de d with its pretty furnishings. for the workingman, but we cannot'. parliament. She informed them that j Mrs. Roy was assisted by Mrs. HafjO understand the fervor that is put in- ]ier work high-class, and that alljzeU, and iu the dining-room, where to the words. We might, had circum- tjje blouses had to be made to strict: the decorations were yellow chrysan- j measurements and. fitted on a block.; themums, Mrs. Elton and Mrs. Kings j She showed one elaborate tucked: presided at the tea-table, while Miss blouse with insertion, for the making I Bessie Maxell passed the reiresh- she was paid ments. halfpenny. 1 have often seen such' Mrs. J. J. Johnston has sent out blouses in shops "priced at twelve; invitations for Saturday night for All kinds of New Goods at Our Store. We have studied and worked hard for months to make a big showing for the Xmas Season. Our idea of a big showing is attractive and durable goods at prices that will just naturally bring you here for your every want in house furnishings. We are busy every day with incoming shipments of Brass Goods in Ornaments and Jardinieres, Pictures that are worth while making a lifelong acquaintance with. Sea-grass Easy Chairs and Rockers from the Orient. class stances made us oi the laborin in England. It is hard for us to realize the tre- mendous gulf fixed there between the very rich and the very poor. The for- mer's wealth is every year increas ing, while the latter's poverty is shillings and sixpence or fifteen' snill- j military euchre, which is a variation yearly "-rowing more hopeless. ings. For a beautiful kimona belt, j from the ever-present bridge. The One rt the speakers at the Mission- j one could buy at six shillings evening is in honor of a charming said i and sixpence, she was paid twopence- i visitor, Mrs. Mackenzie of Bellevue. 'halfpenny. It was difficult work and I Mrs. J. E. Lethbridge left Tuesday took nearly three hours to -do." That surely must have been a reve- lation to the members .of the com- Don't forget that we have a de- partment for Bedding and Cur- tain draperies. We know whereto buy'these goods. ary Congress the other evening we knew not the meaning of poverty in this young country, and when he spoke of China and India, countries old in grief, and very wise in Cranbrook, for a. short in Mrs. W. Colpman. A lucky bachelor was Mr. Seattle, tears we realized our cause for gra-i mittec, accustomed, as they are. to. the. who on Wednesday evening was made titude. It is to be expected-that old! knowledge of the bitter poverty of j the _ recipient of a "shower" for lands should have problems hard to face, but that does not lessen the dif- ficulty of them. I have been much interested in an article in The Penny Pictorial, called "The Cry of the Woman Worker." It is-.a good, cure for discontent, and ought to make us ponder deeply on our own happy lot. their big cities. It is even more i bachelor quarters by some of his; fair heart-rending to hear of the labors of friends. Some "'of these had exper- the little some as young as ienced Mr. Seattle's qualities as 3. three years. These little waifs who! host at a jolly little dinner given a are cheated of their childhood are few weeks ago in the Victoria Man- to sew hooks and eyes onjsions. After the "shower" of things cards. The next time you buy a card j useful and ornamental, the evening of such, see if they are made in Eng- i was -given up to bridge, and Mrs. Wil- The Turpin Furniture Co. "DEPENDABLE HOUSE FURNISHINGS" land. Of course, they may be pro- If English women desire: -the under good' conditions, but sad rage in order to better these sad i to say, very -often, they are not. conditions, all our sympathies are j One government inspector, before the. son proved herself the invincible .play- er. The marriage of Mrs. Wallace Hun- ter, son of Sir Daniel McMillan, Lieu- with them. The article in question is j parliamentary Committee, said he bv the secretary of the Woman's Trade "Union League of London and ought to be authoritative. It is a sad enough story, this record of the. evils of the sweating system. tenant-Governor, to Miss Louise Mc- had found babies or four, five and even; Goodwin, of Evanston, TIL, takes three years, toiling into the night! place today at the residence of. the over these cards. For one bride's uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. think of hooks and 384 eyes' W. A. Pusey, in Chicago. are linked together and stitched on a We are told that babv linen is oft- card. Now, as truly as when Mrs. en made byTialf-starvecl girls in dirty Browning wrote, "The Cry of the is there deep meaning and surroundings where disease j en lurk. The cause of this dirt and i her impassioned words disease is directly due in most cases' "They look up, with their pale to low wages, and the terrible strug- gle for bare existence. In one homo which the writer visited, two mem- bers of the family were in an ad- vanced state of consumption, ar.cl the woman breadwinner was so poor that the -little garments at which she worked in the day had to serve as pillows at night. It seems the more terrible that helpless little children should he the victims of such a con- dition. Another woman who was the sole: support of an aged father, work- ed for a wholesale firm on "Empire" (save the gowns for babies. Each little skirt had three tucks and a hem, each sleeve five tucks and feathering on a frill, with lace at the wrist the yoke had eleven tucks and seven insertions, edged with a feathered frill and another row of feathering underneath. At the neck another row of feathering and lace. It takes four hours' hard work to make this garment. How many of us could do it in that time. The price paid is three pence-halfpenny, seven cents, and even then the poor worker has to find her own thread. Her av- eraee weeklv earnings are less than v ,i, J pendent. It is a grave problem, and four shillings, though sometimes r-he sunken faces, And their look is dread to see, For they mind you of their angels in their places. With eyes meant for 'How long.' they say, 'how long, 0; cruel nation, j Will you stand, to move the world.' on a child's i Stifle down with a mail'd heel its; palpitation, And tread onward to your homo. amid the mart Our blood splashes upward, 0 our tyrants, And your purple shows your path j But the child's sob curseth deeper in the silence Than the strong man in his i wrath i Under conditions such as these shown, it is no wonder that the wo-j men of England 'feel deeply interested j in the Suffragette movement, believ- j ing that its triumph will mean the amelioration of these sad conditions. They believe, too, that it will mean! the lessening of the drink traffic, and j poverty and drinking are inter-de-j On Thursday evening E. A. Cun- ningham was the host of a small bridge given in honor of E. W. Mc- in Mullen, manager of the Merchants Bank of Canada, who was spending a few days in the city. Mrs. McDonald. Burdett St., charm- ingly cnter'ained a few friends on Thursday evening. Mrs. J. Lee Johnston, Cutbill St., entertained a number of her young friends last evening. A most'pleas- ant evening was enjoyed, the time be- ing spent in progressive euchre and dancing. The rooms wore tastefully decorated with roses and carnations. makes seven shillings, ed a very good week. That is count- 1 not to sottlod' It seems ra- j midst of our prosperity, to look be-j vond our own borders and enter into! FOR the lives of others. It makes us j i realize in a new way that man's in- j humanity to man makes countless j i millions mourn. j ANNE- I Troubled Every Winter With Severe Colds. Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup Cured Her. Mrs. "W. J. Hammond, Hamilton, Ont., "I beg to say that I have used Dr., Wood's'Norway Fine Syrup for my youngest girl who was troubled every winter with bronchitis and very severe colds. At night she would keep us all awake with het coughing until I tried your Syrup, which gave her instant relief. After the first bottle was finished I got more, and always kept a bottle in her room at night. Dr. Wood's Nor- way Pine Syrup is certainly a wonderful thing in a case like the above mentioned i and no one can praise it too highly. I have taken every opportunity to recom- mend it my friends and relatives." There is nothing to equal V Dr. Wood's'' for the cure of Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, Croup, Asthma. Throat. Pain or Tightness in the Chest, and all Throat and Lung Troubles. It.prevents Pneumonia and Consump- tion. ing husband the following family is left to mourn: Donald of Medicine Hat, James of Lethbridge, and Miss Miary and John at home. One bro- ther, D. Mven of Kochester, North Dakota, and .two sisters, Mrs. John Smith of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mrs. W. Davidson of Owen Sound North, survive. The funeral, which was de- layed "that all tSie 'family .might he will be on Friday afternoon to Greenwood cemetery. FOOTBALL IS TOO FINE TO ABOLISH Philadelphia, Nov. is too fine a game '.to be abolished off said r. Woodrow Wilson. Pre- sident of Princeton University today when asked for his opinion of'.ihS present agitation to abolish or modi- fy the game. "I do think, however, that it should be modified to some -extent in order to do awfiv with those fatal accidents j as much as possihle. To this end, J tihink the colleges and universities of -the country should get together this winter and goxover-the situati ,n carefully -with the members of the football rules committee. I have BO doubt that such, a conference would result in the discovery of some of preserving iihe autumn'.game''and. yet of eliminating the tragic that have made this season so mem- orable.'3 Put up in a pine trees the trade mark: price cents. Manufactured only by The Krlburn Co., Limited, Toronto, Out. OBITUARY Jsath of the Mother of Mr. ICsnnedy at Owen Sound on Sundav Last. James The. Owen-Sound Times makes the foil-owing reference to the death of the mother of a Lethbridge citizen: "The death of Mrs. 'Henry- Kennedy Owen Sound, North, came as a shock: to her many friends and acquaintan- ces. Mrs. Kennedy was seriously ill only from last Thuxsdey, and her death on Sunday was very unexpected. She had not been in the best of health for .some time, as she had been troub- led with kidney affection which, how- ever, did not seem serious until last Thursday. She lost consciousness in! I n few hours and passed away in this j 31 This has been a very gay week in- deed, every afternoon and evening; 3097 LADIES'' SEMI-PRINCESS''DR1 SS PARIS PATTERN NO. 3097 The illustration shows a very m. i- ish and easily constructed "own, th, t would be charminjr 'or dressy or ai ternoon wear. The bodice is made oy- condition. Mrs. Kennedy was born in Scotland fifty-six years ago. Her father, Donald Niven, came to Can- ada with his family forty-four years ago. Ten years later she married Henry Kennedy, who is left to mourn Iris loss. The many mes-sages of con- cr a bodv limns; and the pattern pro- dolence from the different parts contnbutmar something to the week's i v T, s vidcs for hisrh neck and lone; sleeves ifv to the regard m which Mrs. Ken- We Have All Varieties City Bakery Beside New Fire Hall frivolities. Mrs. Burnett's euchre on afternoon in honor of her daughter, Mrs. Hammond, who is looking re- markably well, led of! the gay doings. Mrs. Burnett looked well in black silk and Mrs. Hammond wore a iove- ly gown of grey silk with very hand- some garnitures. The first prize, v- of green called cresson is represented, went to Mrs. Ncalc, the loncj. _____ hand one to Mrs. Robinson, and Mrs. Galbraith took the consola- tion prize. i as well as low, round neck and elbow I edv en "gores, lengthened by a plaited flounce. A smart feature is the bib girdle of soft messaline, closing at the back and fastening to ;thc front of the waist With buttonsand button- holes. "Silk cashmere in shade Mrs. Rigby's bridge on Tuesday af- ternoon was a most successful affair and thoroughly enjoyed. Mrs. Shaw and Mrs. Deanc carried off the tro- phies. Oft Tuesday evening Mrs. McNicol- was hostess of a ladies' bridge, of three tables, at which Mrs Ghivcrs, but chiffon broadcloth and voile s also adaptable. .The pattern is in 6 sixes, 32 to -12 inches bust measure. For 30-inch bust. the. dress will re- quire 53; yards of material' 42 inches wide, with yards of tucked IS inches all of one material -Jirds 2-1 inches wide, 01 vards 27 inches wide, 8-i yards 36 inches wide, 6J- vards 42 inches wide or 4-J yards 54 inches wide. Price of pattern, .10 cents. She was a Christian of the term, hcme- lo ing and devoted. She was a mem- of the Brethren congregation of '-ospel Hall. Besides the'sorrow- Five Trial 25c. T Speciai fcalf-ptica offer, so every OnRdun kxow their own women's magazine.- Doubled in in one year. Mail WaU9" .-ia-Spare.Twcws; time get ti l new OTdcvs. Jt'sensy tvork, rest: 1 Us, are invited to call at the Wilson Furn- iture Company's new store and see the goods and values that are offered to them on the north side of the track. This store was opened to enable Mr. Wilson to give 'his increasing number of customers better service and wider selec- tion. No secondhand goods will be stocked but we will handle a complete line of fur- niture, stoves, crockery, blankets, etc- 'We.shall be glad to have our patrons on the south side of the track call at our new store on Westminster Road. s Thanking our many customers for past favors, The Wilson Furniture Co. N ORTH WARD ROAD OUR BUSINESS AT THE CORNER OF GLYN AND FORD STREETS WILL BE CONDUCTED AS USUAL. PHONE 189. ;