Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on March 12, 1940 · 7
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Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada · 7

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Tuesday, March 12, 1940
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TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1940. SASKATOON STAR PIKENIX. PAGE SEVEN THE WOMAN'S PAGE ENTERPRISING FRENCH . TURN RAILWAY DEPOTS INTO TROOPS' HOSTELS RED CROSS NURSES IN ATTENDANCE PREPARE MEALS, WRITE LOVE LETTERS FOR SOLDIERS IN CONVENIENT HEADQUARTERS By GLADYS M. ARNOLD PARIS, March 12. Probably nowhere In Paris is the war so evident as In the railway stations. A year ago tantalizing posters displayed the beauties of the Savoy, the Alps and the Pyrenees, accompanied by seductively low prices for a week of ski or 10 days of sun at Cannes or Nice on the Mediterranean. These brightened the sombre halls, so aptly called the "Pas Perdus" Halls of Lost Footsteps. Today a few of these faded posters still hang In the Parisian stations but most of them have been covered by new ones calling for buyers of armament bonds, or huge signs stating frankly that the stations have become the exelusive property of the soldier. The East Station is the most characteristic, for It Is from here the soldiers leave for the front and the "permissionaires" arrive on leave. Entering at any hour of the day or night uniforms of every description are to be seen. The dull blue lights cast a ghostly palor over tired faces and gleam on the mud-colored paint of steel helmets. There Is much laughter and some tears; there are bright red signs and arrows pointing to canteens, barber shops, dormitories; there are special prices, special services, special privileges for the "military"; there are the dark blue veils and MJT FKEEZONE ON THAT CORN. EIIEVES PiN PROMPTLY OR DOUBLE YOUR MONEY BACK! 3 Rsults Wil' Deligh- V0u oi .DOUBLE YOUR MONEY BACK just put r'KEEZUNfc on that aching corn and if the way it relieves pain and Brings you comfort doesn't satisfy you return the bottle you bought to the makers, address on package, and we will gladly send you a check for twice what you paid. This sensational offer is possible because millions of folks are proving daily that this liquid I-'RIiEZONEisthe way to remove hard and soft corns. FREEZONE loosens com so that in a few days you can lift it right off easily with your fingers. Get a bottle from your druggists and try it Remember Results satisfy or DOUBLE YOUR MONEY BACK. Kalevala Land of Heroes Bridal Couple active hands of the nurses, the anxious eyes of women. But the Montparnasse station In more Interesting If on a smaller scale. The Red Cross nurse in charge accompanied me, for a large sign above the doors leading to the soldiers' "foyer" says sternly "No Women Admitted." In the colossal outside hall with its tobacco and magazine stands and ticket offices along the walls, a partition has been thrown up enclosing a floor space about 100 feet square. Within are a kitchen, dining hall and reading room. Beneath on the next floor is a similar dormitory. The exterior is decorated with the draped flags of Poland, Great Britain and France. Inside, the walls are decorated with modern murals painted by the pupils between 15 and 18 years of age of a girls' art school. The work is particularly good and represents the historic, comic and fantasy. "Anastasie" (censorship) with her large pair of scissors and long nose fills one corner; the soldiers of the three countries in the uniforms of the different periods depict the evolution of war; other scenes bring the freshness of flowers, the dance and landscape. One wall Is devoted to Paris at night and out of the blackness only the Eiffel Tower, a few stars and the moon are visible. A soldier can buy a good meal for six francs (15 cents) and he is home here. They may do as they like. A shave costs them 50 centimes (about one cent) and a haircut four cents, Hundreds are served dally, for when the men come home on leave most of them must pass through Paris. This eliminated their expenses almost totally. The Red Cross nurse said they did everything for the soldiers, from preparing their meals to writing their love letters. RECALLS CANADIANS In the reading room a small, grey-haired man was putting things in order when we entered. "Canadian?" he said, his eyes gleaming behind thick glasses. "Ah, I know your soldiers, mademoiselle, and permit myself to tell you that I spent many months with them at Vlmy such soldiers they fight like devils. It gives me great emotion to think of it, "Those of us who knew your compatriots In the First Great War can never forget, we were filled with profound admiration for them. You probably don't remember the meaning of what is It they called it? Hill 60 but you may be proud to be a Canadian. I hope it will be announced when they come to Paris, for I should deem it an honor to be at the station when they arrive." The sincerity of the little man was so evident that your correspondent marvelled once again for perhaps the hundredth time at the deep and lasting impression the Canadians of the First Great War left in France. l . M Photo by Charmbury. UK. AND MRS. L. C. RICHARDSON whose marriage was solemnized at tl home of the bride's parents, air. and Mrs. F. E. Cardwell, 412 Twenty-seventh Street, west. The bride was formerly Miss Helen Dorothy Cardwell. The groom is the son of Mr, and Mrs. W. F. Richardson, Saskatoon. The couple will make their home in Kindersley. Woman Candidate No Housekeeper VERDUN, Que., March 12.-Miss R. B. Joan Adams, only woman candidate in Quebec In the Do minion election, has plenty of male opposition in Montreal Verdun rid ing where she was nominated Monday as an Independent. Seven men also were nominated in the constituency giving it a greater array of candidates than any other in Canada. In the 1935 Dominion election there were 11 candidates. Petite, 35-year-old Miss Adams, who operates a business school in this Montreal suburb, said she entered the contest to stump for women's rights and educational re form. Canadian women "control 48 per cent of the votes" and should have greater representation in Parliament, she suggested. Miss Adams admitted not being able to do "a thing when it comes to housekeeping" and dismissed the adage about woman's place being in the home with the simple statement: "I'm a business woman." Weddings RICHARDSON CARDWELL The home of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Cardwell, 412 Twenty-seventh Street, west, was the scene of a wedding, Thursday, at 5 o'clock, when their daughter, Helen Doro thy, became the bride of Mr. Lyle Richardson of Kindersley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Richardson of Saskatoon. The Rev. G. Stanley Packham performed the ceremony. The bride was attended by Miss Marjorle Marton of Melville, and by her sister, Miss Edith Cardwell Mr. Leonard Richardson attend ed his brother as best man, and the bride's brother, Mr. Ernest Card- well, was usher. Mr. James Card well, another brother of the bride, played the wedding music. During the signing of the register, Mrs. A, L. Parker, accompanied by Miss Cora Gay, was soloist. For her wedding the bride chose a gown of white doublet net over taffeta, made with full skirt, fitted waist and short, full sleeves. Her chapel veil, caught with pearls and orange blossoms, fell from a high coronet. She wore her mother's necklace of pearls with a turquoise pendant. Her bouquet was of roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Marton was In rose sheer and carried tulips. She wore a blue floral nosegay in her hair. Miss Edith Cardwell wore pink net over mauve taffeta. She carried daffo dils and wore a mauve nosegay in her hair. The reception was held In the Blossom Room of the Gem Cafe where the mothers of the bride and groom received with the bridal party. Mrs. Cardwell was in old rose crepe with a corsage of Talisman roses. The groom's mother was In navy sheer with a corsage of roses. The table was centred with the wedding cake. The couple left on a wedding trip to Edmonton and will be at home in Kindersley after March 15. For travelling the bride chose a frock in heaven Mue crepe, with acces sories in burgundy, and a seal coat. Out-of-town guests were Mr. W. C, Richardson of Prince Albert, Miss Marjorle Marton and Miss Nelda Lyons of Melville; Mrs. J., McArter of Prince Albert. MORE BASSES In northern Europe, men with bass voices arc five times as numerous as those with tenor voices; but among women, there are five times more soprano than ' alto voices. THE ORIGINAL WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY- FRIDAY- SATURDAY or THIS WEEK MARCH 13-14-15-1 AT THESE Drug Stores in Saskatoon CITY PARK DRUG CO., Two Blocks North of City Hospital-PHONE 6342 LIGGETT'S DRUG STORE, 21st Street, East, Birks Building-PHONE 5616 LIGGETT S DRUG STORE, 2nd Avenue and 23rd Street-PHONE 3445 STEWART'S DRUG STORE, 810 Broadway-PHONES 3121 and 3122 QUICK FREE DELIVERY SERVICE A FLIER giving a complete list of the item on sale, has been sent to each home By NELLIE McCLUNG (Copyright Reserved) While the bombs are falling on Finland, dropped by the largest country in the world, the world just finding out what a gallant people the Finlandurs are, how poetic, intelligent, honest and industrious and altogether worthy to live out their lives in their own way, members in good standing of the great family of nations. It Is not widely known that the Finnish poem Kalevala took its place with the epic poems of the world, and certainly none have a more romantic history. The Kalevala has come straight from the hearts of the people. It has no one author. Like the sagas of Iceland, by word of mouth the songs have been handed on from one generation to another, gener ally sung to the accompaniment of the "Kantele" in the weird but mu sical chant. It Is largely made up of the songs the men sing as they cut down the trees, or skate on the "black ice" or chase the bear; the songs the women sing to their children, as they weave and spin in the long dark nights of winter, as the wolves howl and the frost cracks in the rafters. There is a feeling of loneliness and cold in these songs, bravely borne, and lightened by fantastic beliefs in witches and fairies, for in these lonely darkened lives mythological legends "flourished as mushrooms in the cellar." As the women carded their wool it comforted them to repeat the beautiful lines to the sun and the moon to be found in the Kalevala. The world is indebted to a coun try doctor, Elias Lonnrot, who in the middle of the last century, set himself the great task of collecting the songs and legends of Finland. Disguised as a peasant he walked from village to village, from farm house to farmhouse, collecting bit by bit the folklore of his country. In 1935 the first edition appeared and contained twelve thousand lines. Curiously enough the first country to recognize the merit of the poem was Germany, and a German translation followed quick ly after its publication. The rhythm of the poem is familiar to us for Longfellow adopted it for his narrative poem "Hiawatha." It reads easily and is easy to mem orize. Doctor Lonnrot in his preface, outlines his undertaking in these words, I quote a few lines: "I will sing the people's legends, And the ballads of the nation These my father sang aforetime As he carved his hatchet's handle, And my mother taught me likewise As she turned around her spindle- Songs I learned of magic Import, Some beside the pathway gathered, Then the Frost his songs recited, And the rain its legends taught me; And their songs the birds have added, And the magic spells the tree tops." Many of the legends go back into the twilight of history, long before the time of Christ, but Christian influence shows In some of the later songs. Christianity was brought to Finland in the twelfth century by an English bishop named Henry. The first ref erence appears in the description of the birth of a great hero, in a manger. It varies somewhat from our story of the Nativity. Describ ing the stable, under the cold light of northern stars the poem records: "Thereupon the horse In pity Breathed the moisture of his nostrils On the body of the virgin Wrapped her in a cloud of vapor Gave her warmth and needed comfort, The wonder child grew in beauty and stature, and in time displaced the original hero who takes his departure, without hard feeling and with great pageant of light and color: "Sailing through the dusk of evening Sailing to the fiery sunsets To the higher-landed regions To the lower verge of heaven." The whole pattern of Finnish life is mirrored in this poem. The marriage ceremonies, the spinning and weaving, bear hunting, the shoes made from plaited birch bark, the bread made from tan bark, which sometimes was their only sustenance in the time of HUNCHAK HRVCH K famine. One would not think there BLAINE LAKE. A wedding wB8'waa m,10h to sine about, when this solemnized March 3 at the United :wa their only fare, but even then unurcn manse, wnen reari, aaugn-ter of Mrs. W. Hryciuk and the late Mr. Wasyl Hryciuk of Tallman, became the bride of Mr, William Hunchak of Petrofka, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jo Hunchak. The bride a wore floor length gown of white satin with full length veil and carried a white prayer book and a bouquet of roses. The hride'i only attendant was Miss Doris Kosmynka, who chose a floor length dress of pink satin. The groom was attended by Mr. Ell Zamultnskl of Krydor. The Rev. T. L. Parker officiated. A wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride's mother, and later in tha day a reception was held at the home of the groom's parents. Mr, and Mrs. Hunchuk will make their home at Hepburn. WARM NIGHTIES FORD MacKENZlE WINTER. A wedding of interest In Winter was solemnized Mon day, February 19, at St. Andrew's Church, Sudbury, Ontario, when Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dougald MacKenzie of Ncilhurg, became the bride of Mr. Cecil E. Ford of 226 Riverside Drive, Sud bury, Ontario, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Ford of Yonker, Sask. The Rev. O. R. Dyke officiated and Mr T. Burns attended the groom. The bride wore a gown of white net with a jacket and bouffant skirt. She wore a wreath of orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of roses. Her attendant, Mrs. T. Burns, wore her wedding dress of a year ago, a model in peach chiffon with a flowered skirt and a shirred jack et. Her black hat was trimmed with blue and she carried a bouquet of roses. A dinner was served at the home of Mrs. Isabel Garbutt. The couple will make their home on Notre Dame Street. WARDLAW KAfUOLI) KELLIHER. A quiet wedding was solemnized at the Anglican Church, It una, when Julie, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kaulfold, became the bride of Mr. Alex Wardlaw, only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wardlaw. The Rev. V. Thomas officiated. The bride wore a dress of navy sheer with rust accessories. Miss Jean Wardlaw, sister of the groom, attended the bride, wearing a rust dress with matching accessories. The groom was attended bv Mr. Walter Kaulfold, brother of the hrlde. A reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kaulfold and In the evening a group of young people called. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Wardlaw will make their home in Toronto. performances go on for days. The Kuno singers, as Ihcir minstrels are called, chant the songs of the Kalevala. Some of the choirs may have a thousand voices, peasants, farmers, students, professors, all brought together merely to sing, An English visitor to Finland de scribes this scene with lyrical en thusiasm: We looked on and mar velled. As one man thev sang their national airs benealh the blue! dome of heaven. The birds in thd nine trees sane too. The sun blazed; the pine cones scented the' air. We felt we were transplanted back in Druidical days, when peo-j pic met in the open for song and! prayer." And these are the people the Rus-i slans are threatening with annihil-j ation unless they surrender! Russia has for long years cast its baleful shadow over this little country although one Czar, Alexand er II is held In loving memory for his liberal treatment of his Finnish subjects. Not so Czar Nicholas II. In 1898 the edict went out to Finland that their three million men living under Russian rule must be prepared for military service, outside of their own country. This was a bit of bad news, and the Finns went into general mourn ing. Every man of military age dressed in black, all places of public amusement were closed, bcllB were tolled and the statue of good Czar Alexander II was hung with wreaths, but it didn t do them any good, for the Russian ruler was not sensitive to these gentle tokens of disapproval. However some good came of it, and the following year saw a great exodus from Finland to the United States and Canada. Coming from a land of lakes and forests the Finns naturally take to pioneering on bush farms. Northern Ontario has attracted many of them, where they work in the mines, and settle on the farms. Already they have organized successful co-operatives, one of which operates five stores with headquarters at Timmins, Ontario. The criticism has been made that the Finns, with their intense love of country do not readily adapt themselves to new ways, but that is passing. Their participation In our National exhibitions and folk festivals, and the efforts of missionary societies and other community enterprises are helping to bring them Into closer relations with their fellow Canadians. Now when their hearts are torn with sorrow and anxiety for their friends In Europe, they know that their cause is ours, and their great Sibelius now speaks for all lovers of liberty, In the soul-stirring cry of "Finlandia." NELLIE L. McCLUNG, Lantern Lane, R.M.D. No. 4, Victoria, B.C. WOMAN CLOWN New in negligee departments arel The honor of being the world's warm nightdresses of sheer wool on'y woman circus clown is claimed mousseline. with lovely matching1.' f" Lulu Crast0n of Undon' vku jacKeis. very leimmue anui Very old-fashioned are those with high necks, long sleeves and demure FLOWERY CILAPEAD NW YORK -Plnwnrs in rrn. turnover collars and cuffs daintily; ing t0 bk)om on lots of he(lda thls edged with hand-sewn fine lace andLprngi one nat design here Bhowing trimmed with tiny pearl buttons. 'pale pink blossoms and wlnga. LIARS STUFFY HEAD Helps Prevent the Development of Colds, too NOW, It's easy to relieve head cold discomfort. Just put a few drops of Vicks Va-tro-nol up each nostril and leel the tingle as Va-tro-nol's stimulating medication reduces the swollen membranes, clears away the clogging mucus, helps to keep the sinuses from being blocked by the cold -lets vou breathe again. NEXT TIME,dont wait until your head is all stuffed up. At the first warning sneeze or sniffle, use Va-tro-nol at once-lt helps to present many colds from developing. Va-tro-nol Is specialized medication expressly dtalgi,ed for the nose and upper throat where most colds start. Used In time, it stimulates Nature's own defenses to fight off many a cold, or to throw off ., 7 JO head colds in VICKSirif their early i. . -.I , stages. VA-TRO-NOL it seems they were able to lift their voice In song: "Ever sings the lads of Lap-land Drinking but a cup of water Eating but the bitter tan-bark" Even the poverty of the soil is dealt with In the poem, and the need of wood ashes for fertilizer: Osma's bailey will not flourish If the soil be not made ready If the forest be not levelled And the branches burned to ashes." Ftnlandcrs have a keen sense of the dramatic, and at the Sorda-vala festivals, where as many as ten thousand people assemble in an open air arena, acenrs from their history are enacted, and the Mind Your .Manners Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the fol lowing questions, then checking agains the authoritative answers below: 1. Should a woman wear white at her second marriage? 2. Is It correct to announce a long engagement? 3. Should a man discuss with the girl he is going to marry the type of bridal bouquet he plans to send her? 4. Is it necessa-y to answer a wedding invitation (which includes an invitation to the reception) promptly? 5. May a woman have several attendants at her second marriage? What would you do If You are a girl soon to be married and are wondering how you should go about making out a guest list (a) Have your fiance make out a; list, his mother one, your mother one, and you one and combine the four lists? (b) You and your mother make out the list together? ANSWERS 1. No. 2. It is if the bride and her family want It announced. This is a matter of personal preference. 3. Yes. For some flowers arc bct- (er with certain kinds of wedding gowns than others, 4. Yes. 5. No. Only one. Best "What Would You Do" solu tion (a). The groom and his moth-) er have Just as much right to have' their friends present as the bride and her mother. WE CAN LEARN PLENTY FROM THE OLDER COUNTRIES Tha pioneers knew what money meant. They were generous and neighborly but careful and thrifty. It's not undignified to save a few cents, where a saving can be effected. The smart shopper is not the one who doesn't watch the pennies. Shop Safeway; check the prices; compare with other prices; save the pennies that so quickly mount into dollars. Buy things you want with the money you save at Safeway. BLUE BRANDED BEEF ROUND STEAK RUMP ROASTS SLICED BACON lb. pkg. 12c BEEF LIVER Lb. 15c WHITEFISH Lb.6c HOPPLES MclntoKh Reds 5 lbs. 23c Case $1.79 NEW TEXAS CABBAGE 2 lbs 9c LETTUCE Solid Heads 5c BRUSSEL SPROUTS... 2 lbs. 25c SUPPORT THE RED SHIELD War and Home Service Campaign MARCH 11 to 20 -BE GENEROUS i SAFEWAY STORKS LIMITED Voss Electric ( Washing Machines ) aVSBKjJ McKEE MEREDITH A wedding of Interest to Asquith and community was solemnized Saturday afternoon .hen Grace, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. A. C. Meredith of Asquith, was married to Mr. Malcolm J. McKee, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. X McKee, also of Asquith. The ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. Mr. Baxter, assisted by the Rev. A. Cursons of Wilkle, was held at the home of the bride's parents in the presence of 25 relatives and friends, : The bride, attired in an afternoon dress of rosewood and carrying a bouquet of roses and lilies of the valley, entered the living room on the arm of her father to Wagner's "Bridal Chorus," played by Miss Verna McKee, sister of the groom. The brida was attended by her sister, Miss Amy Meredith, while the groom was attended by Mr, Ellsworth Woodward of Cut Knife, During the signing of the register Miss Hazel Meredith sang "I Love You Truly." After the buffet luncheon had been served the couple left for a short stay in Saskatoon, COIFFURE PERFECTION WITH ONK OK THESE LAPKLLE PRE-EASTER SPECIALS NEUTER OIL 2.50 SELF - SETTING WAYE. MACHINELESS WAVE . 57 Kf ST hsT s ft r. and ut$t OTHER METHODS '1.25 i iii ii 1 1 AM) 11 THESE PRICES INCLtDE SHAMPOO AND PERSONALIZED COIFFURE Ail Wave Given Under Cold Air Pressure To ladies with dry lifeless hair we advise a series of our regular $1.25 scientific oil treatments. Special, 6 for $5.00. BEAUTY CIJMC LTD. Gr. Floor Canada Bldg. PHONE 7557' Vokk gives you more than you ever expected of any washing machine. Voss has the "Electro Safe" Wringer it's the worlds safest wringer', a slight pressure automatically stops all operation. SUDS WASHING Always washes clothes whiter because you wash with the RICH TOP SUDS Buy on Easy Monthly Payments 10 down and the balance in 12 or 18 monthly installments makes It easy for you to purchase a yoss Klectric Washing Machine. TRADE-IN YOUR OLD WASHER We will make you a very liberal allowance on a new Voss Washer. (. IMP,:- 2iwfta iwns&y r ) s s

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