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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LET.HBRIDQE DAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, OCTOBER I, IMt. Mot nvt Milk Chocolate Stick, Medallions. Cro- quettes, Cream Bars etc. are truly delicious. For sale by'all dealers from Coast to Coast. THE COWAN CO. LIMITED. TORONTO. 75 A Glance %cfelntp History Montreal Election Dr R T Walkem, K.C., writing in) tion. It was the same at many of the Vancouver Province, tells an in, Hhe polling places. As the hour when teresting story of an old-time elec-1 the poll was to be declared approach- tion in Montreal, which .nray be ot ed, gangs of rowdies could be seen interest to our readers, but which is walking slowly down' St. James St.. reproduced solely upon Dr. the Mechanics', Hall, where FROM A WESTERN WINDOW ANNE- Diily Herald's Patterns COLOR TIME (By Douglas Roberts) Autumn like a day new bora, Floods across the sleeping land, Ripening the fields of corn, Till yellow throngs are nodding hand in hand. Slowly through the world of mist, Golden-red the sun moves down, Till the wooded hill-tops kissed Are smoking crimson like a plunder- ed town. France may sing of colored lands, Vineyards purple in the fall, Emerald waters on white sands, A yellow grove behind a gray-faced wall. authority _ McGee, was not good-looking he liad a pleasant smile, and a brain which more than compensated for anv! defect in personal appearance. Ha knew tne successful candidate awaiting the the elec. On their way down that street, ma- active supporters of McGee were also a. man of, culture, and a' recognized and badly beaten. When rqads through pairited Crooked hills of crooked trees Slashed with lavender and And scarlet sails against the vivid seas. v But I know a woodland lane, elect-T Where when autumn drifts and fills, TrVJlS __ _ poet whose verses claimed for their the word came that McGee was author some measure of genius. He ed by a good majority, .McGee. who j Colors burn as rich again, was'a man who, in, the estimation ot had been sitting in the sitting room, Anri flood.the sil the public, was destined for great came to the front room of the hall things. He did not lack courage, and J and climbed, into the window which j lie bore the. reproaches and taunts of looked out upon St. HerCj -those with .he was held up by Jem Bowie, who'; and, perhaps had hold of his coat tails. If he had had a longer trial in Never To Be Forgotten strcet beiow was densely...pack- life have earned the title of a-great man. contest, which I well.-remein- attitude was one never Looking calmly around-. And overflowing floodythe silent hills. Canadian Magazine for October It will be a surprise. to -many of us -to hear that in Montreal'there is an organization called- -the Canadian Handicrafts' Guild.- Lord 'Strathcona president of it: Many of us know j -1 is ui fed with people, both frineds and foes., iir _ _ ft j-i. vinmr- _ be.r, continued Dr. Walkem, was with- Wr0tten. out the most 'bitterly contest- his cves ed election of life. The con- j from Q.riffintown, whose arms stituency was at that. time, and is stones and other notice of the rowdies were mis- even now. the home of a large Irish j ?les_ .Caning slightly forward and element, whose proclivities were then 3tretching out his right arm, he not in the direction of loyalty to the j "Qentietaen. .of Montreal West. In British Crown. .Those were stirring j lhis: contest, now so happily ended, I times, and McGee had to run the j a duty to perform. Your an- arid studies of isrew York and other eastern American; cities, and have re- gretted that. .Canada lacked theee. There was -a beautiful crafts shops in Toronto some .little time ago where artistic furniture and .-draperies were sold, but its life was short. The guild gauntlet of street corner rowdies and i swer through, the votes cast for me the roughest element of the opposite j is a complete answer to' the faction, who generally packed the pub slandcrs spoken about me and. the li- lie' meetings. By these Irish he was bellolls attacks upon my character. effort to crafts on a firm basis, to enlist -sympathy in every corner of the Dominion. thp looked upon and denounced as a turn- j y coat and a traitor to the cause. On the other hand McGee used both Ms pen and his tongue in denouncing Fe- nians and kindred organizations :as enemies of those living peaceably in Canada, as well as to the Irish them- selves. McGce's 'bitter attacks upon >is last, I say, we have scotched this Of but we-may ao of interest. In 1900. the first, exhibition of handi- have killed it. If God spares life Stones and Revolves At this point in was the crack of his sp'-ndi inure stones began to rattle about t he win- dow he occupied; r.mvie, -who siiii former associations made it very dan j rctained his'hold ur-on McGuc's oat-- gerous for him- to appear upon public j pulled hlffl platforms, and he always went atten- .nto roQm and the ded by a bodyguard of young and en- j same moment Of his disappearance thusiastic. adherents T -who frequently came into collision with the roughs of.Griffintown, as some parts of Mon- treal West were called. System of Open Voting the day that was to decide the cbntest between him and Devlin. Mc- Gee came doTVE early to the_ commit- tee rooms, which were in the Mechan- ics' Hall, St. James Street. He took a very deep and active interest in -seeing that all those who were in large stone came sailing th space which had 'been occupied by Mc- Gee. This stone struck the wall anJ Brought down a shower of piaster an- on the floor. In the mex.itrr-c. Gee was unable to rise, being severe- ly hurt hy his fall. T-Ic was carried further back in the passage ihe large building. A FiglH. In the street a general fteht w '3 rtv j crafts was held in Montreal. This went off so. well that another was giv- en in 1902, and soon after Handicraft Shop" was opened. Since 1905 seventy-three exhibitions have been sent-out from the guild, .and thousands of dollars .taken in from sales of articles sent in by craftsmen not in position to sell for themselves One little village has .established an industry in hand-made carpet. Om grandmothers' old-fashioned, "rag' 'carpet, if dyed in harmonious colors, makes rugs that delight the eyes of art lovers. During December the guild will give prizes for handiwork and if the senders desire, place the articles on sale. This exhibition it is hoped will show the position of each province as regards manual art, and it is ex- pected that many latent possibilities may be stirred up. Already articles another celebrity .not particularly be- loved in life, his good qualities stand out in sliming -relief after death. In has native haunts his manners and morals have not been such as to win rim friends. The" same story might be related, of-him as of the tiger rid- den by the young ..lady of Niger. The ending is, from the lady's standpoint, rather mournful. You remember she came back and "the smile on the face of the tiger." But now all is changed. Forgotten is the, alligator's sense of humor while is literally taken to the bosom of society. You see him everywhere in the cities, made into bags of every size, the larger the better, in the arms of lovely women.' The jeweller's shops are given over to window dis- plays, a'nd some of the hand bags shown are so immense that a harness shop would .'suit them better.. They remind one of the portar's gibe at the man with tan boots of a respect- able size. The porter shined one and evidently tired of its magnitude, so threw its mate under a berth. The owner called for .it in wrath where- upon the autocrat of the sleeping car grinned and said as he brought it to light: "Oh, I. thought that was your suit case, sah." Some of the bags are decorated most realistically; with claws, _ and these are. specially desirable speci- mens.', "Life" had a good cartoon lately i of''.the, "Alas! My poor brother" order of Bovril fame." Two alligators with; the -orthodox tears of their kind s'hihing in'theii eyes 'are gazing at a window these fashionable satchels. One points to a glossy bag and like our dear little -ANNE. 3054 CHILD'S DRESS PARIS PATTERN NO. 3064 All Seams Allowed. The little plaited dresses .hanging straight from a yoke are invariably becoming to the little tot. This one is rather unique and very pretty. The. full lower portion is joined to a yoke in kimono style, cut- in one piece with the upper sleeve portion. The join- ing is made by narrow beading. The neck and sleeves -kre finished by a tiny frill of Valenciennes lace. Hand- kerchief linen, sheer white nainsook, batiste, -lawn and gingham will all make up daintily. Pattern" is in 4 to 5 years. For a child, of 3 years the drees will require 2 5-8 yards material 24 inches" wide, 2 3-8 yards 27 inches wide or 1 5-8 yards 36 or 42" inches P-rice of Pattern, 10 cents. driven j on- Tnc Griffintown contingent have been sent in "from Manitoba, sympathy with his party were to the polls as early as possible. The jtnadc a rush for the entrance of the system of voting was the open vote. building, but .a number of Mccree's where the elector entered the polling I friends lined up in front of the door that means. There is booth and "told the returning officer for whom he voted, and that ended it. land drove the rowdies back. the Western Provinces and north as far as High River and the entrance fee, and the prizes are given Among those who distinguished to encourage a high degree of themselves in the defense of the en- excellence, in work and to find a mar- The open voting led to many disas- j trance Dr- George Beers, known j ket for it. are offered for weav and cruel attacks upon some of. I over the length and bredth of Cana-j.ingj lace work. embroidery, knitting s "father f lacrosse." Arm- Hectors' band of rowdies at one polling booth made an attack up- inS himself with a piece of board, he laid vigorously around him, with the result that he sent two ruffians to oh some of those just voted for McGee, broke up the .booth, drove off the returning officer, and then scattered the records in every direc- Those Slipper Soles You Have been Asking For the Montreal General treatment. The general fighting had lasted ab- y out 15 minutes, the rowdies being dri i ven down St. James street' to Victo- ria square., where the Guides or Gov- ernor-General's bodyguards came gal- loping down the street, striking right and left with the flats of their swords. The Griffintown contingent received th-ia with a shower of stones, after which they turned -'and! ran. While this was going on McGee was driven to his home and placed in metal work, book binding, basketry, pottery, leather work and wood-carving. Articles for the com- petition must reach Montreal on or Hospital -for before December 1. The address is, The Canadian Handicrafts Guild, 536 St. Catherine street west, Montreal, and any additional information may be. secured there. We shall watch with interest the results of the exhi- bition and hope that Western women may have a part in these womenly crafts. They're O.K. Too the hands of his friends. sident of the Chemistry section of the British Association has risen up in protest against food fads and food TO RESUME THEIR FRIE-NDLY .Washington. Oct. for a resumption of friendly relations be- tween Argentina and Bolivia" 'are im- provinp, according to advices receiv- ed at the international bureau of American republics, and the expect- ation now is that there will be a com- plete representation of all the Ameri- can republics at the Pan American congress to be held at Buenos Ayres in July next. Our store is as close to you as your nearest telephone. When you need anything in the drag line or any stationery or you have a prescription to fill, call No. 445: explain }oiir needs, will fill.your wants promptly and accurately If you have a prescription to be filled'so much tne better That part of the drug business has been onr special study If we fill vt you may rest assured it is done correctly.' .Try us "next time. The PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE W. P, J. ALEXANDER Prescription Expert Phone 445 Bell cranks. It's hardly worth while to take them seriously (he don't refer .to the distinguished Foods and faddists have their day and cease to be, and already their number is less than it was a few years ago. These things, like children's diseases, have to-run their course. They come out all right in tha -end. Of course there's some suffering in the meantime, but one always has to pay for knowledge. The objection made to so-called "health foods" was that they were not .the.result of old customs based upon a long jrace ..experience, as are our ordinary articles of diet "High priced fads" they are called. It is really true that there is an immense profit in breakfast foods. There must be, for the "food" itself" is, far from being worth its price. The same mon- ey expended on good old-fashioned -oatmeal at the mill or store yields far larger returns. You are sure, too, tfhat your material for "parritch" is wholesome. That in the package has to have a preservative, which may or may not be harmless. People don't always consider that point. However, there; is a reaction against grape nuts and Bromose and Postum and Orange Meat and all the rest of them, as a bargain sale of one par- SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. James Goode has left for a western trip. She will visit her son of the Boyd-Goode Co., Winnipeg Free Press. Mrs. Conybeare was the hostess of a delightful "bridge" one afternoon last week -at which Mrs. Agnew and Mrs. Vroornan were the prize-winners. Mrs. J.' J. Anderson of Edmonton, is expected in Ottawa shortly and will spend the winter with her par- ents, Hon. Frank and Mrs. Oliver. Miss Lucy Oliver, who has been stay- ing with her sister, Mrs. Anderson, for several months, is returning home Free Press. Miss Agnew., who has been visiting in Winnipeg for some time, returned to the city in the early part of the week. A. pretty wedding took place at St. Barnabas Church, Medicine Hat, on Tuesday afternoon, at half-past three o'clock when the rector, Rev. E. C. Clarke, performed the marriage ceremony unitSHg Miss Jennie Smith daughter of Mr. Charles Smith, Eu- stpn Road, London, England, to Mr. Fred Smith, who for the past fourteen years has boen ranching down the ri- ver, a few miles from Medicine Hat. A wedding in which M-edicine Hat people were greatly interested took place at Carstairs on Wednesday when Mr." George A. Cochran, of that city, espoused Miss Louisa Alften Whidden, daughter of Rev. R. S. and Mrs. Whidden of that town. Rev. Mr. Whidden, assisted by Rev. H. M. Shore, performed the ceremony. An announcement has been receiv- ed from the Coast of the wedding on September 22nd, at St. John's Church Victoria, B. Miss Dawson. for- merly of Medicine Hat, and sister of Mrs. W. Legget, of that city, to Mr. Stanley Flowers, of Cordova, Alaska: The wedding took place at Merrion Hall, on Sept. 17th, .of Rev. Thomas Mulligan, of Medicine Hat, and Miss Clara Maude, youngest daughter of the late Wm. Owens, Esq., Victoria Cottage, Sandy-Mo rent, Dublin. Mr. and. Mrs.'Mulligan expect to arrive in. Medicine Hat. next week. The Canadian Magazine publishes a portrait of Mrs. Bulyea a'nd has this to say of the first lady of Alberta: Like so many of our distinguished Westerners, Mrs. Bulyea is really a, far easterner and is a native of Queen county, New Brunswick, where her father, Mr. R. S. Babbit, was regis- trar. On her marriage, Mrs. Bulyea went west to what was then called the Nortjh-West Territories, to Qu' Appelle, amL afterwards to Regina. Mrs. Bulyea is an accomplished horsewoman and is also a clever ama- teur photographer, taking especial do- light in the latter work and, herself, Madrid Oct. 7.-The King's aides-j of infantry and cavalry and on de-camp and the palace attendants 'portant points of strategy, which was who followed him to Cicalvaro, where His Majesty witnessed an in- teresting military manoeuvre. express admiration, at AlfonSus' final horse- manship. An enemy was supposed to be en- tering by the bridge, of San Fernando de Jarama, and the Fourth regiment of light infantry and the Principe cav- alry regiment and the Queen's, jirst cavalry, regiment went to oppose him. The troops behaved -splendidly, and the Kins, with his staff, watched their manoeuvres from a hill near by. When the exercise was finished the chief of the brigade explained "the ob- ject; of the manoeuvre to the officers, pointing out the he had no- ticed. 5 General Huertas also made some re- marks, and .finally the Kins delivered a lecture about the combined tactics 3050 GIRLS' DRESS WITH GUIMPE PARIS PATTERN NO. 3050 All Seams Allowed. An unusu'ally pretty little model in light blue challis worn over a guimpe of dotted Swiss is hsre illustrated. The one-piece blouse is attached to the full, straight skirt under a belt of the- material. Groups of tucks over the shoulders contribute to the fullness. The short sleeves are caught up by bands of the material fastened to the dress by large pead buttons. The pattern is in 4 to 12 years. For a -girl of S years the dress will' require 3 1-2 yards material 24 inches wide, 3 yards 27 inches wide, 2 1-2 yards 36 inches wide'or 2 1-8 yards 42 inches wide. The guimpe will require 2 1-8 yards of material 18 inches wide, 1 5-8 yards 27 inches wide, 1 1-8 yards 36 inches wide or 1 yard 42 inches wide with 2 of insertion 3-4 yard edging. Price of Pattern, 10 cents. much appreciated by his audience, on account of the knowledge he display- ed. "Back to Madris was King' Al- fonso's order when he had ended. Everybody jumped on horseback, and, the King leading the way, rode back to Madrid. It wasxan exciting and was a. novel experience for those who took part in it and who arrived in Madrid The King entered the capital by ed the palace's yards thirty minutes edthe palace's yards 'thirty minutes after leaving Vicalvaro, .which is con- sidered the highest" speetf record on horseback ever made between th'e two points, separated by more than teen. kilometres. Kino- Alfonso on ar- riving, did not .shojr the least sign of t being tired, while those accompany- ing; him were thoroughly blown. 3055 LADIES; SEVEN-GORED SKIRT PARIS PATTERN NO. 3055 All Seams Allowed. Developed, in dark blue or black shadow stripe serge, this would be an exceedingly smart model. Plaited sec- tions are arranged at the side seams, the other seams being laid in back- ward-turning plaits. Large cloth-cov- ered buttons ornament the extended side-fr.tnt gores. Panama, broadcloth and the checked suitings would, all be suitable for the design. The pat- tern is in 7 to 34 inches waist measure. For 26 inch waist the skirt will require 93-4 yards of material 20 inches 7 7-S yards 24 inches wide, 5 IA yards 36 inches wide. 4 1-4 yards 42 inches wide or 3 3-8 yards 54 inches wide. Width of lower edge in medium size, about 4 yards. Price of Pattern, cents. looking after the developing and print ing. The government house for Al- berta is not yet complete, but will probably be a structure in keeping with the ambition and wealth of the Province of Sunshine. The lieutenant governor has a picturesque summer home at Peachland on the Okanagan Lake, British Columbia, where he re- joices in a fruit orchard. OBLIGATION TO VOTE IN THE CATECHISMS Paris, Ost. of the French bishops, following up a more mili- tant policy, have introduced into the while. ticular food testifies every once in a, Catechisms the obligation to vote only i for candidates who -have publicly 'pledged themselves to the defence of The is another instance interests, Thc pigaro CQm. of posthi7mous greatness. Like many PART'S TRANSFER PATTERN NO. Conventional Eyelet Design for 16- inch Centerpiece and six 5-inch Doil- ies, to be transferred to linen, In- dian-head cotton, linen-lawn, batiste, damask or any material on that or- der and embroidered with white mcr- cerixeu cotton, or colored mercerized cotton may be used if desired. The centrepiece and doilies may also be embroidered or solid stitch, but if this is done the design should first be passed as is the scallop, which finish- es the edge. If desired the edge may be further ornamented by a wide lace flouncing, which adds a most dressy effect. Price of pattern, 10 cents. NO SPITTING IN STATIONS Montreal, Oct. the annual meeting of the C. P. R. a new bylaw was submitted" and 'approved, pro- hibiting spitting in station buildings or other premises of the company, or passenc-er except in proper ccptacles. 308! LADIES' SHIRTWAIST SLEEVES PARIS PATTERN NO, 3081 All Seams'Allowed. Dame Fashion is very .busy chang- ing the shape and style of that im- _ portant featuje in woman's the an old gown or waist very -often may be made quite up-to- date-looking when a sleeve cut on the newest lines takes the place of the old-fashioned one. The first of the attractive models shown'here is the regulation shirt sleeve having a stiff cuff, and is only to bemused in tailored shirtwaists. The other is. a tucked sleeve, and may be in. full, or three-quarter length, and is appropi- ate for plain and fancy shirtwaists and dresses. The pattern is in- 7 to 44 inches, bust measure. Size 36 bust will require for a pair of shirt sleeves 1 1-4 yards of material 24 inches wide, .1 1-8 yards 27 inches wide, 7-S yard 36 inches wide' or .3-4 yard 42 inches wide. A pair of long tucked sleeves will require 1 5-S yds. of material 24 inches wide, 1 1-4 yards 27 inches wide or yard 38 or 42 inches wide, with 3-4 yard of insertion and 1 1-8 yards of edging. A pair of three-quarter sleeves will require 1 1-8 yards of material 24 ins. wide, 1 yard 27 inches wide, 5-8 yard 36 or 42 inches wideband 1 1-4 edging. Price of Pattern, 10 cents. AGED WOMAN IS ABUSIVE 3051 LADIES' DRESSING SACK PARIS PATTERN NO. 3051 .Ail Seams Allowed. Made tip in pale blue French flan- nel, with the edges of front, collar and sleeve. bands finished with a but- tonhole scallop, this model would be delightfully simple and dainty. Rib- bons to match are attached to the undcr-arm seams and tied in front to regulate the fullness. Albatross, flannelette and the pretty cotton crepes are all suited to the design. The pattern is in 7 to 44 inches, bust measure. For 36-inch bust the sack will require 3 1-4 yards o material 24 inches 3 yards 27 inches wide, 2 1-8 yards 36 inches wide or 1 7-8 yards 42 inches wide, with, 2 yards of ribbon. of Pattern, 10 cents. Kingston, Ont., Oct. El- len Carr, who claims to be 105 years of age, doubled with years and al- most blind but yet very querrelous, was helped into police court this morning. She had been gathered in as a vagrant. She had a home' in the house of industry but became so abusive that the police had to be called in. She has four daughters and two sons but they have abandoned her. The centenarian will be given medical aid and another chance at the house of industry. The Garbutt Business Col- lege, Stafford Block, has only been established in this city a little over half a year and already has won the confluence of the business community to such an extent that it. is enabled to guar- antee "positions to its grad- uates.- For information or free prospectus phone or write ..Gep. J. Schmidt, Prin- cipal. GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE Phone 263 P. O. Sox 1291. ;