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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta Gather to Study Art aM Physical Culture Briiish Dominions Woman Su Union Is Formed in Old London. N frage ITS PRIMARY OBJEC To Mutually Assist Each Othc in the Struggle for Poli- tical Freedom. i By EDITH. V.. THAT history repents itself Is well-known tuiil an Inter- esting illustration of this trut: TTTIS seen a few days ago in the in augural meeting of yet ancthe "union" among members of the Brit Ish dominions overseas, Trhlch too! place in the "Canada Room of thi .Westminster Palace Hotel, London. On the -walls of this historic room is a tablet on which is inscribed: "In this room in 1SG6-7 delegates repre- senting the provinces of Canad; Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, under the chairmanship of the lato Right Honorable Sir John A, Mac- donaJd, P.CX, G.C.B., formed the Act of Union under which all British America escept Newfoundland is now united under one government as the Dominion of Future generations might -well read, Inscribed on a second tablet, the fact that "in this room representatives of the women of the four great domin- ions Australia, New Zea- land, South Africa, and met and formed a union, the primary ob- ject of which is to be the assistance which the enfranchised women of the enlightened dominions may give to their sisters in the more backward i ia; no oppression of- one-Bex by. the other... i ..'L A Secondary Object Alf 'excellent" secondary object .of the new lunion. is- to. organize concerted action the women of the British. Empire legislations of ;the Imperial'- Parltsjsch% affects them as for' instance, in Art Class at the Summer Session of ths Ontario Normol Schools-Teachers Fr.om AH Parts of the Province-Have Been in Attendance ie bill now before Parliament, i-enacts an act of 1S70, by which ritlsh woman who marries an alie. utomalically becomes an alien her If, whether she desires to do so o it And, not only so, but if she be mes a widow she must remain a) ien, and loses for ever her right t otc'ction as a citizen of the British mpire, a protection so real and so worful that it has recently rescuet unmarried woman with an unpro- unceable Polish name from 'tb utches of the Russian political pri- n in Siberia because by some for- nate cbance her ancestors had ac- quired and retained their British na- tionality. Lady Abercocway, who from the first has led the, agitation against the passage of thia bill, was but express- is, the very strong; feeling overseas delegates that a British-wo- man-has a right at least to to which nationality or retain, -whan siie. iiroposed, ,at .the in- augural .'British-Do- minions' Woman Soffrage Union, a resolution against the treatment of'wpm'en'iy'ithe. Secretary of State for Brit- bill, 'and calling accord to all British women, the right to decide whether they "shall reta in or change or revert to their'own na- tionality." From an imperial point-of view the inaugural meeting, conference, and reception organized In conjunction with the visit of the overseas dele- gates was of great interest Some fifty delegates attended, including British Columbia, and Sirs. Leathes and IVIrs. Lang, of To- ronto. These ladies and the dozen or so delegates from South Africa, lis- tened with interest and envy to the description of the state of politics in; New ,Zealand and Australia, The j there have not stood still. In j some cases the vote was offered t them practically before it was aske for, and the women are busily educat [ng themselves and others to appre cla'te enormous power and re Pretty Dresses for Wee Girlies! Many Ways of Ringing Changei Upon JTwo Materials, One ._ Other Patterned. jhe Physical Culture Class for Women Teachers st the School of Household Science, STKipt DETBEBES amous 'French; Seeress Scores Love ancl Peace'to Follow. sponsibilify of the ballot Women i reat Britain and'Canada realize its power by the lack of JK but the Strug gle-to obtain a Tote is being Itsalf a education which has done much t arouse the public conscience' of bot mem ana women on certain socia questions which are crying out fo olutibn. TWO-YEAR GROWTH RECORD OF THE BABY His Mother Kept a of All Little Fellow's Action: for His First Interesting. fo t: 1' LEONARD NOTES, aged a. son of Professor. Mrs. William Noyes, of New York, is one of the few little chaps of the miny million who has had a book written about him. Mrs. Noyer, convinced that a care- ful record of the day by day growth afed development of one baUy would help In a small way In "getting a line" on other babies, undertook com- pilation of such records, writing therewith" the story belongs to the records. She asserts that she kept her baby well for two years by hot allowing him to get sick. of his are given by the month, consecutively, from his birth up to the .4.. sat p alone for two minutes. o -Hammered nails- wiiF dratm Into war H emerge yjctorious. AJI "em of love, great hopes, nd. great labors from 1914." This was among the -predictions o? the French seercss made last Kovcm- j ber, and those who are Inclined to give! ear to such things are now declaring! that Mme. de Thebes wins again. mans in listened to her foretell his fate in. 1829. shallr I have an active'rblo In the state and.no longer Do relegated to the rank ol a mere naked Prince WilHara, whose cJaim to glory rested then simply in the fact that kg WQS the brothlr of the King. Katharine wrote the date, then put down in a-Vertical line-the.'same fig- ures, and auded them. Thus: "In she' replied, "you re- {press a democratic movement which will arrive from France anil take pos- session of tho Germanic peoples. You will conctuer the insurgents'and re-es- tablish order." SIme.ile Thebes is said to have cor- rectly .foretold the fall: of Khartoum, the assassination'of President Carnot of France, the death of Queen -Victoria of BngSarid, and at of France; Theodore Roosevelt's de- i feat, the Balkan' War, the revolution in j Mexico, and the marriage, of the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg; consequently when she publishes in her almanac prophecies of world-wide significance there are those who begin to tremble. She said, further that the signal in Europe will be tho trembling of the soil -of? Plateau, which has not bt-'dged for half a mil- lion y.cars., wjiicli Is only nnolher way bf predicting an earthquake o ijlopdy whichever. happens. If either..happens-the secresa counts a lit; .ami, as at present the soli of getting ready to tremble with' v armies, Mme. do Thebetf Is'going to count one this time, to Die This Year THERE' Is" of as there is in ie'f other.' prGprecfes for this year. will'.bo restored hi "Pope Will year, and his eath :bring changes n Italy.' The iiew-pontiff will be more riendly to'liie :Ifctilan (lovernttient.'' f.7. Pulled'himselfto a starifling po- Next Bltlonv 8...Walked ,by grasping "-moving .thihgg. p. Supported.his own weighthang- clothesHne. feet. onthg, increased: facility. beater; did several little rands. .Threw ball, Investigated evcry'- thing he could reach, took nand of mother as ah equal but no longer as a, dependent. records were kept of tlio signs and mo. he could'not-convey In words, ei-y-idea ot a-child. hold- your i iSurope." to jump. Thesa pTOpftecles ot lime. de and -the reftall: t State of readers the olt-told'iffOphecles o'f Kfctherine gpe- mans, who, 66 long made several correct prophecies concerning the German Empire. Her method was simplicity itself, only not ap- pear to work put in pther'fnstances, Empire to" TJ-IK young Prince- William OH Prussia, who in his be- came -Wniirtm the German _... the, house.of Katheriuc J'eyer be ICatlierlno juggind the date 1S49.aS she, juggled 1829.-Tlien slie'answered: "In 1871 you will become emperor of unified Gerinany.'> "jViidOiow. the prince, "will this'empirG K is- w.UH iCathcriue's' last answer that Germans aro most conccrtied to- day., Sho; llETiireil out this sum and silently handed it to her royal client: 18SS T1 prised a shortj with a long-j 10 fichu order] By BESSIE PARIS, August 1. 1 HE use of' two. .materials, onoi! plain and the other piittornedj is obvious but very pretty for tho frocks of little girls, and there' ava many ways of ringing th> changes: upon tho scheme. j One of the m'ost successful, noticed] Ihe ot'her day comprised a short] skirt of natural tussore, walstcd bodice _._-.. terminating in it'tunic-basciuo which had a scalloped hem. This -unpeii portion was :made of crepfi, the .color of the tuEsorei- 'sprigged rwith roaC' jiids and green round the waist-, though much below the n; turaTlirie, there was a rose-red vel- vet belt fastened with a tussore but- ton. Many changes may be made in tho routine of a child's wardrobe dress schemes such as this, and for the tussore skirt fine serge may bo substituted, a crepe tunic forming a cool and becoming lortion. j Such frocks-are for ronlping in the? garUen-or on the shore.' For statu occasions there elaborate' and perishable dresses. soiir; tached net and taffetas, :ip be worn, with a- wide sash 'swathed high and low round the child's waist, and a taffetas hat with a wreath o7 flovera as large as the small being can without- looking ridiculous. Water-' lilies and giant mignonette look well and so pink .talla wild rosca hcmmecf .with blrtck vel-j vet, with a single black velvet string: hanging beneath brim, Mile. Marvlngt, FVencK L BRAVE French volunteered to Berv.e CANADIAN WOMEN TO FRONT-AS RED r CROSS Florence Nightingale Originated the Movement, in the. War-1 Henri Dunant Founded Red Cross Association hul [N these days of peril British eyes turn with thankfulness just much to the who are equip Canada's-hospital ship, and to Ambulance: Brigade, U -its. devoted- band of trained nurses anxious "to1 se'rvs tlieir country, as .to that every- where are clamoring for active ticipation in the woi'ld-war. Florence died but four years the move- ment in Her name i a synonym for'' sympathetic ananga --pC humahity, aria which'have been duplicated In every ivilized country Since. No 'ey Id once f'-jf'apah's entrance into the ranks of tnqdOrnJzed. nAtloni .coulcl have been tronger tlian. during tho Ilusso-Jap- i War. Irt that .'conflict the Jap- new Red indefatigable, nd their aid cheerfully went to tho laimod enemy-brought to their field ospitaJs, fls well. It.ls said the Riis- .ans .have this-unex- pected succour to, this day, and. that resumption of friendly, relations fitter' the peace pact signed. j On this continent niso haui a brave and humane, woman to enter; Red Cross channels of.1 midst the clamor and rapine ofrlmt-i for Clara. Uartpn waa" the. cnce NighUnsale._of-, the American- Civil and a niche in thai halls. of fame that admirers nercr for.i got', to reeogniae tangibly .until her' death in 1912. She -reorganized tlio' United States. Red Cross in ,1005, so' that its deeds of mercy. might iipplyi not only to war, but.'ln.thc porioils f ire or pestilence or famine. 'Since Clara" Barton's (loath- the leadership In 'Red Cross" mattcra across, tho line, has; f upon viiisa Washlnston, who controls the services of eradu-: ate nurses. V Officials. of .tho 'Toronto St. John's Ambulance Bricado report that they' will have no difficulty iiivraisinff rhany inoro than the viralned1 nurses for active; which, their rreaeht an .aptitude -for the dsconflar.cy 'of tljo war spirit on any occa- sion, ;ana-tlielr Tat thja crisis evince no disposition to shirk their share in the. Dominion. wide show of fervid loyalty. and pu- tent lives them the pnrna spirit, which the English heroine .'of wlrom -It ,Trhs left to the American Longfellow to, telli lady with a- lamp shall stand In the groat history of tlifl lanai -A noble type' of Rood, I Heroic ;M.V--V--- w ;