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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HERALD. The Old-Fashioned Woman Starts Her Housecleaning James Being on Slritf, She Thought II an Excellent Time lo Undertake the Daguerreotypes and Lpve Letters in the Attic Responsible (or Some Lively Passages. J AMES got a week's holidays ihls si'ilns ana-I dldn'i know whhher we oujht to spend i; peaceable i'.- .113 n housccleanins'. 1 j ;niv-a what he thought about 11. he lold me. he most certainly JiO' Hi) save me a graphic outline wiiui he thought about btilliT nnd anil filled It In. vivid and strong, with re- marks about housecleanln" in general, and then he put all his other msrks Iti the shade ivhh what he hid lo Fay about n woman thai, would slari housecleanln' just when a fel loxr bad a few holidays on account of the between labor an4 capiial-ijunlshmenl, so he said. "A man Is needed to help but with a lot of things at housecleonln' says "There's a lot of Ihlngs lo this house that I'd like to help out as far as the saj's he. And he slart- off on a list of what he consid- ered the superfluous things, lie hadn't a. word lo say about his own little but he wanted lo throw most of mine In the discard. Some reformers Is like that, ain't th-yT They want to cure the world of THE BURIAL OF NURSE EDITH-CAY ELL'S REMAINS AT HER NATIVE CITY OF'NORWICH ERPJNGHAM GATE OF CATHEDRAL BURYING GROUND Daintily Refreshing Summer Frocks Seen In New York Shops tha one lhat they enjoy most Dear me, atn't human beln's aTrful human? -That's one thine the Germ-ins have on never houECClejn In. the James. raUh of Us old-time perfume rose- faint and sweet to geully reproach me for disiurbla' Its rtstln' place. TKe OH Pkotognpfc AMES picked up eo old daguerre- otype of me and him taken thirty years ago, and we both sat down rm the floor to look al IL 1 had my hair In a and wore hoop and a dress wiih a tight basque ana thirteen frills on, the James was tall nnd ihih und. had lots of hair, Rtid Httla "bonnel- whiskers, and there wasn't a sign of rheumatism or bunions cr bad Lemper about far as you could see. IL was a real nice pic- ture, though. U did look, at a first glance, a lot like, a balloon lied ID a post. H made me feel rominilc. "I wish I could brinj; back some ot the old says I. "I wish I could brin; back of .hat saya James. "From dawn till dusk was rose and saya L rcfe'rrin1 to the old days. "Not a. grey streak In It." says James, referrln' to his departed halr. 'Fllled with Ihe ma sic of _ uya'-I.' "And curly at ihe ends." says James. 'Don'i you wish the women dresses like that says I. 'Oh, rosh, says he.' "Think of. saya "Every- "Such nonsense.' one bousecleans In the spring.' "The Germans don't." says he. prove ,1L Do you mean to say lhat Mendelssohn could have written .1 beautiful piece of: music "like-.the Sons' H Ihere'd been any bousecleanin1 roUTon! By he'd have wrillen a dirfiel" "What about the American who wrole 'Home, Sweet saya I. "That man didn'l have a says he. "Thai's how he.-came to write EO fine aboul if." what U would cost lo buy the makln' of a dress wllh tlie price of goods so hipo. It would lie a great Joke on the Street Railway Company thouph, t lhal style ever, came back. I bet them shareholders thnt starred he fashion" of Ihe skimpy aklrla hey ought to call them 'dividend r There -was a bundle of old lellers; lied wllb faded blue ribbon. In Ibe1 trunk: I clipped, out one of tSe lime- yellowed .sheets: nnd opened It. It was a letter written to me by. James; before we wene It road: "To "obey -your slightest wish is the-Joy. of my Gexwgelte Crepe Forms the Key- note for Many Lovely Creation. IDUNNO'how th; real find 11, but I've alwaya found thai leillTT a. man fit the first ln- rjabnerrt.of his opinion about bouse- off hla la the 'step in clear Sri1.------ bis attic, u f you.might say. juat know where to There was a Ipt.ot ti-i'e out of the cellar, but' I ,T afraid If on he'd be so mad by the lime he done It wouldn't, to htm touch anything else. I dunno what sackcloth might do, but aJhei le-ms lo make James'anything, but meet! "And jf he started at alUcihe'd sick of houstcleanTnV by. .the time hi rot to the-cellar thai he'd leave the, ashes there UD they "rol crowded out next He suggested tint, alnce all Hie fool fuss had to :gone through 1 with. Fd aUil al Ihe and work down and be'd atari In cellar and work up, but I knew K we done thai we'd pieet abouy half way up ihe cellar know James! I de- cided that we'd boLh Jtarl In Llie would do Ilftln1 and Td do the wOTlt. first we was an tnmk-ttukt we'd had ever we'waa married. It waa full of rel Icj and I wanted Id clean them nil out add HM the trunk to; Veen "the In. awung. It mlddhi of .the -floor. opened Wd. A withered noveg-ay lied wllh one-while wrf- din1 on and the Free Il.-VXDED Jamea as he read IL thmk'i I lo myself.' Hbia will be- a. good time to'ast him lo carry the SEwIn1 machine upslairk and-.'tbfl Dookcaae-- downstairs." 1 him. the letter "back' in.the trunk, banred lid, and told me what he thought about carryin'- machines- upslalrs. nnd. But he didn't get monoton- I'll Bay" that much for Hied it with remarks about, carry- sewin' machines and kept; oar machine" and our wokcaM.'KOin'-up'.and down'at'.the I- had been doln1, some-day .Tiey'd'meet each other on the a Irs. I rnurl say, James spoke his he wouldn't have spoke" It a o much If It hadn't been re bolh frte. I could see plain that If Blared Dp In the altlc the other relics we'd! never 'Bet- .any liouse- cleanln' James If be1d go down says he's an dmiral. bnt I never could jscc any r Hdmirablfl.atxiut thai e're had About IL eve: f and.fall for twenty-five years nd I: wanted to-lake It down an4 nt It In .the but Jame dn'l lei me.' He Bald It wa sh to hare your ancestors banf i' and as the admiral wa only anceitor fellher of us ba ial dcssn'ed hantjln" he Ihoughl. light lo let him hanp. nal hat besides an admiral htn nn cealor had bliie blood In hll veins lavy blue. 1.suppose, T thought Ihe bosl llilnp Jam :ouli1 do TTOA to fo out In Ihe yar ind beal Ihe carpel tinlshe he alllc, wasn't In nd mcftxl ft land I In' cut glass'or anylhlnp-lil .hat, but he couldn't hurl the carpt I had IK'O old to put awa ,n the. altlc, they, weren't a bit pood, and never would he, but couldn't bring myself lo throw the out, aln'l It, how few peop ever throw away a clock. Seen Uko they Juat hale to waste the tlm Tt wasn't lonp before 1, heard i awful crash, and T looked from t window" and flaw that 1he line w broken, and James and the car; had gone over the ftet-p bank at t bottom of our garden, t thoug he might need reinforcements, TPD down. At first 1 couldn't Jimcs but r wundfl, nnd presently h" rrairlod on> from under the carptL lie WHS shook up by the fall nnd choked wllh but'he was still able o Icll me what he Llfought Ab6uf In Middy for the Young Girl feature ot the frock shoTm ,ln the sketch, designed -for a girl of ten to fourteen years, the sleeveless middy, ei-blousen. of ibis general type _re been worn by >alf-firown girls r several seasons- but Die sleeve- model la a TiOveUy- 11 may be orn, when really "hot weather has Vlved, merely' with a. little sepaf- sktrl of conlrasllns color and 111 ba 'decidedly ;cornforlable for :nnla or other sporis wear, provided IG young person haa lio objection j sunburned arms. H Is shown In he worn over a'litlle Scotch laid gingham- frock. As a mat- er ot JacL Ihe sleeveless middy or mock may be regarded an an apron orn lo protect llie drees, U dc- Ired. It really anawcra Ihls pur- lose admirably- This middy may be of white linen r cotton fabric, or U may lit In any relerre'l color. ThcJUlie vest ar- anscmcnl gives It a smarl style ouch. Checked have not .been much In demand Ihls season M he" plain chambrays and heavy Incns. Chambray and olhcr hcavy collona and .linens arc frequently .rimmed nwlth ban'di or nifflca of hlte 'organdy and with touehca o% mbroldcry In contrasting color-, jjollng and old-fashioned chain stitching are dainty (rimming touches -and very easy lo apply. Millinery for the young Is dc: Kntd this, year on very llrit-a. Thfl straw ?Allor shown In various widths of brim, of course, is a genera] favorite. For llllfe girl ouainl, bals. cither ns favored Ihe cause of the wome InjS them wngea as foltoirg'lor S-hour week: Weekly War Bonus. S veara and over..... 21s As lo IS..............- 29s -is 5 to 16.....--.-.......12s 4s :nder 7a 4s The women sayJsfied, but Iho luhdry-owners are not, anj" there has been a. prtat airing of their grievances La' tb'e London-press. Coal, AH Up illB laundry.; men, say .that, the 1 price ;'ol coalI has rlsin .100 ptr cent-.ioC soap per'.cerit. -They point out new scale of wages cornea at a time when[ ihey are being required'to do much more .work than has been lha case ror a Ions time, and lhal a 50 per cent, advance in. charges to tnc consumer is necessary the light of their higher costs. One large Lori-' don. laundry has closed down, unable lo carry on. .-The rush of new work113. a quence of Lhe'demobilization of fol- dlers. From kliakl flannel '.shlvta they go back at a bound Into linen, requiring Ihe Ftrvlce 'of the'profes- sional laundrymnn. Perhaps It ia .a lhal women's current fash- ions do not mnkc heavy domanjg on Ihe liiindrlPE, frills hcinp fewer, and silks and voiles nnd- gar- ments being In greater vogue- Opportunity makes the thief. everybody was at his or her wits' end to get washing1 done! there'arose a class agents." They Independent' of Ihe lanntlrlea, anil pave the work they grUhereiMo the laundry with which they- could make llie best barfnin. When claims wero made by customers for missing pieces or for damage do'.ic, there was [IKflcylty becaiuie of the denial ot responsibility..- This trouble was nr.- grnvated, in c.-ues, thieving on HID part women ap- pcaltd tu. perhaps, by norne cspe- clajly dainty UilngR, or wliose sense of valuta enabled iliem to pick out things they- could cither sell or pledge with some convenient "ilnrlc." A recent police court case was that of a charge .against -liTo laundry wofhPrs, mother and daufthler, who had stolen articles valued fit from lo and who hnd ayslcm- alically pledged them with a pawn- broker. ;fumtlc3 al the SO per sage from one's pa'nsles'and lilies ot.lhc valley ivould make this frock a perfecl Joy. Another cool organdy, creation ap- ln maize color, and Insists' on sluns are held. But Peggy, one must be most careful In. the, selection 61 these figured frocks. The. very liny wo hi an must nol allow herself lo pur- chase designs loo large nor, for thai matter, should the Woman ot gener- ous proportions wear any.fisuTetJ sign save that which lends lo lon'geT linos. One figured model of prmled. chif- fon. so'fl and filmy, nhowa a. blue de- sign (raced'ori a wnltfi background. A- soft, lacy veslee and blue taffeta.' gir- dlo nro Us only embelllahmenla. Otherwise figures, figures, narrow' pin lucks'only-net a bit A'wor.derful riowerllk.B pattern more lrimininS, tucks. In- .pink roses on a black, background cldentally are'arranged In, etolVw llself.lnlo a .beauty frock ot i, suggestion "diaphanourf. Hself on. toUar cuffs. And fhrur'ed; male rials! :1 low th e'y 'EclLlcd Ihe. horlkon' -of rh-fcssdom! favor-in" de- black foundation and wide mandarin. aleeVca'aiid a. with heavy (asMls. Siich, Peggy -iear. Is Ihe kingdom of .frocks that reigns now on the Avenue ".MIXtfA. grid CMdreri On in Great .-Influx of Sol diers Wivci'ani FromEhglaid. Hide delay- jj tilt'arrariecrnGnta made for.hancl- the- relurnlTiC: troops, assures me thnt the, arrival of a shin con- Inlning and children was the most thrilling sensation he had over experienced- This, Is something entirely now. In Canadian Immigration. A. ship which arrived-fn Halifax Yecently contain- ed no less Linn' eleven hundred wo- men .and children. Three hundred of Ihese.ircra bibles and one.lmn- ilred and were leas.lh-in twelve" moh.tha bid. There Is something.very wonderful Iti'such n of-new .'-5lost this were wllh'a sprinkling oC Scotch, Irish and and few had .ever bctn 'In L'ana.cla .'before They- were all" cf them but 'seventeen, tiglitcen, nineteen Lwcniy or more. Their hue cent advance liul. In laundry charges, ffivbrile pastime la hands for Ihe greater'p.irl had nhcnd on troop shir a or were due lo come later. ual attentton. of omen and children pulled found mkislng1: As this was: the modi pre- lous ere-il ;ra1n was stopped.and com pelted "to reciiril uhlil, the child was found and re- stored to Its'frantic-mother. 'While the' parents "Wero ed In' arranging the tleljl'.i of heir train- trip the1; other flay, )r.e of the ladles, of 'thj :ec tr.Ocrtool; to look a mile of a baby. But. child reaenteil tlie handling by a atranicer and cried ind slormed so violently .lhal' Ita nurse was distracted. Ihlnk I could baby. If you will give It ven- ircil ihe the door. you( cauld not do.'lt'ariy bet- ter than I." returned lad think I can." ady. perxlaled the' nol- "I think Ihe bahj' misses Ihe ni'tll of Ihe And sure enouirh, -Ihft-baby, wllh a si ch of contentment. down acalnst. the uniform of the man, ceased It.i 'cryin-.; and In "a i'rto- menis was sound asleep. "1 ivas sure.l wna said the n.i he the tihllil Into sliimber. ''It smell ot Unlike most Cafcadinn plrls, they Ihp uniform and II did not nndcr- wcre entirely uriuseil lo smell of Jour clean. Violation or example. MIMO. fact, he to have (hoiijrhl tit several new thlnjr.i to pay about U hile' he wa.i under Ihe "Oh, well, nfivef -'says 1 contoHn', ''you know you ntver any pood al kcepEn' your liATaKce at a Is Also well inkcn cnrc of for warm the alylc designer, who buttonholes cut and worked for has brought out fiome dainty frocks purpose. nnd edge of th of sheer dotted Swiss and organdy aklrt arc bound-In dtmlty, made entirely without charming model Is green One and The girl of gradiinllon age th! ytar may wtar frock of whit itlont, bon of: f ruo through wWlc dotted dlmlly wllh round pTtats ,at Iht neck, this fulncsa as these sllhtri fabrics have been He caughl -In at the. waist by, a rib-' fmllfly amarlcs cLirched clothes. .M.iny of Iheec splendid, glrls-V to correct both hoao arc wages, or example, and 'those that, arc great by Iho Hun, Tvkmf Stock hi Him pllfl hope, Elr, dial you will. consider mo In the nature of nn InvcBlmcnl, even If J may nol regular dividends." The CllrJ'a dear boy, lon'l lalk of dividends. I shall bo glad f you don't levy regular assessments -oil know that 'punctuation means Hint you musl I do. An auto driver punctuated his tiro In front oi our houso Sunday and he'paused for half an" Transcript. NotJaci "pACK my box wllh five dozen 11- rjiior Is Iht- shortest sen- tence containing all Ihe, the English alphabet, Aid Ihcr6 la no finding In Canada a certain Amount of anl.-iEonlsm. r.lttto there- fore lhal these star-eyed yoiinR brides Approached the Canadian shore wllh some degree of licnfllon. lint their reception nl Halifax was na cordial nn Ihty couM Imvc Tlie Woracn'a CornmUlcc In lhal clly has the.faculty of'making tho'yonntf war-wlvc.4 feel that they thftn welcome. They have .been Oo Ing thl.i a lime, for during Hi past eighteen months moro than ten i thousand women have pasMd IhrOUnh their hftnds, and Ihelr work on-IhC pier In looking afler the new arrivals h worthy of nil praise, A Inrfre section of llie pier- said to ho one of the largesl piers In Iho the special preserve of the Creclie Committee, headed by McDougall, nnd consisting young, are Canadfart .boy., lint .UVJ. if IMS' i ype. for uuforlunatelj-all'fire.nol'OL..... A briffhl youne lad from an Ontario i fcrrnlly worriuO OVIT lia baby, which waa sufr'crliig "from "of Thc.j-oung girl of protably-clRhtcen riultc nn person., f'-ho Ignorant, unalirAc- live, nnd knew absolutely n oil 11 riff nboul tho care of-uiu child. IB father was almoat In dcsfwrn- tlon and niipcalccl lo tlie Indira lo 'On what iTiey coulil 10 uliow M'lfe liow (o look nflcr Iho.bnby during llie train Journey before, them. Unable lo undcrstjimj why ao nice a boy should have chosen no' a creature for of .the en ventured to nnk him In a, kJinl- y way how hn .imd como'to marry a girl of this kind. "IVhal-wAn I to be repllm. We" were located tot two months, and there was else." of Mrs, .Clarence Hector Mclnnec, i iTownshend, Thompaon pnd many McKlnnon, ii. llar Troop. Mrs. Mrs. others. The premises occupied by Iho cornnilttee conelsls.of larpe rest r'oorn, 'A law Hqnor Jnfti so lorn? there h no liquor In Ihcm. Concord Monitor, 'I dormitory for, tho use of mothers, a baby room with'many liny cola, a room, H kitchen and n. dln- room wbtfre served. light meali are The transfer of Ihe women rind children to IralnsMa accomplish ftM profiteer, dvantage of in 1 to take opportunity." nnswcretl the al'fl ell Carilnln Kldd Uaca lo do." Uonton TrnnBcrlpl. "Q only 'bout H It ll'i remarked kin' plain tiahd (o from Jca' JJoilon Trknpcrlrt, ;