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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIOGE DAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1909. i i P i o i I i as I 1 I i 3 31 I i F 0 R Hamper No. 1, I Dozen Oranges. 1 ft Table Raisins 6 ib. Apples 1 Ib. Fancy Biscuits 1 Box Bon Bons 1 Ib Mixed Nuts 1 Plum Pudding 2 Ib Cranberries 1 Ib Grapes 1 Ib Tea or Coffee 1 Bottle Native Port Hamper No. 2, 1 Bottle H. B. Special Rye 1 Bottle H. B. Old Scotch 1 Bottle H. B. Diamond Brandy 1 Bottla H. D. Port Wine 1 Bottle H; B. Old Sherry 1 Box Fancy Cigars 3 Bottles Lager Beer Hamper No. 3, 1 Bottle H. B. Special Rye 1 Settle H. B. Special Scotch 1 Bottle H. B. Special Brandy 1 Bottle H. B. Special Old Irish 1 Bottle H. B. Old Sherry 1 Bottle H. B. Old Port 1 Bottle H. B. Jamaica Rum 6 Bottles Lager Beer 1 Box Marguerite Cigars (25) V .Mail Orders Promptly Attended to -We display on our second floor a splendid assortment of Fancy Sets, Sets, Toilet Sets, 'Jugs, etc., suitable for Christmas and New Year gifts, as well as plain and strong ware for every-day use c H R i S T M Startling values in Men and Boys' ALL WOOL UNDER- WEAR Garments that are un- shrinkable. and will defy the com- ing cold snap We have a good as- sortment of Hand Bags for Ladies and Suit Cases for Gentlemen, in all sizes; also Valises and Trunks. All high grade goods. At prices that defy competition S D___ Hudson's Bay Co. Christmas Hampers A WESTERN WINDOW -BY ANNE- PAGE ELEVEN i i THE LAST LULLABY The shepherd moon mothert her shin- ing The little stars that cluster close ami deep And soon they sleep. The flower's wings are folded to her breast She hears a whisper from the dark- ling How pure her rest Dim droop the drowsing birds upon the trees The boughs are still as they no un- quiet breeze Troubles their ease. The far and lonely waters feel the spell, Whose monotones sound slowly out. and tell Their, sway aud swell. well- All nature is asleep dreams and dreaming; Aglow with wonder than on waking seems But broken gleams. So let my spirit sleep the sleep death Close, eyes be idle, hands and sil- ent, breath Wait what It saith The holiday books are out in worlhy of a place beside the loved classic. Gilbert Parker sends us from Eng- land a volume of short stories, "Nor- thern dealing with different types found in the north and west of Canada. We can't enthuse over them. Nor does "The Ralph Connor's latest output, add to the author's renown. He has done better work than this. The theme is the assimilation of foreign peoples by Western Canada and the time is in the period following Winnipeg's boom of '81. A young Russian is the hero, and there are the usual Western 'different kinds of English- men, the despotic Russian priest, the energetic young doctor, and the self- sacrificing missionary, who is. as ono reviewer remarks, in this case, of course, a Scotch Presbyterian." "A Scotch and again, "of is the hero of Mr. Robert Knowles' book, "The At- tic Guest." It is a distinct advance on the author's previous work, artd will, I think, have a great sale. It is a book that can do nobody harm, and may, if the reader wishes, do much good ,in a quiet There are bright 'bits all the way through, which relieve the stress of sentiment. If you're looking for a book that's bright and entertaining, with some useful knowledge in it get Margaret I Cameron's story, "The Involuntary all Chaperon." There are two love-stor- l i I of their brave holiday covers, and look so inviting that it's hard to choose between them. Everybody gives books at Christmas, and it's a plea- sure to come upon those of the right sort, the spirit of the sea- and good-will to men. This spirit is apparent in every j page of Kate Douglas Wiggins' new story, "Susanna and Sue." It is ijf) but a Christmas story, but it has that "kind o' feel in the as the Hoosier Poet says, which belongs to the best season of the year. A wholesome story it is with an. p: old-fashioned moral, and the quaint setting of the pious Quaker cornmun- j ity, but enhances the charms of Sus- anna and little Sue. The former. ics, one quite exciting, and much- in- formation, relieved by photographs, of South America. If, like Silas Wegg, you wish to "drop into there arc the Sourdough verses in small leather copies with India George Meredith's last poems, Moita O'- Neill's haunting Irish verses, or Wil- frid Campbell's Tragedies. From the .Oxford Press comes a; beautiful vol- ume called The Oxford Book of Verse, charming enough to'be Om- ar's original book of verses under- neath the bough. It has English lyr- ics both old and new, and all worthy of acquaintance. Quiller-Couch is the finding life with her careless, convi- vial husband, unbearable, had at last j left him, turning to the refuge of the Quaker village. The quiet ity instead of influencing her to be- come a part of it, leads her. back to her husband. The last chapter is written with understanding. We are There is room for only one quota- bit from W- E. Henley, quot- ed by Stevenson in his Christmas "A late lark twitters from the'quiet skies And from the west, Where the sun, his day's work-ended, Lingers as in content, There falls on the old, gray city An infmenoe luminous and serene. A shining peace. The smoke ascends rosy-and-golden haze. The spires glad that it turns out well. ''Oh, it was beautiful, the autumn twilight, the smoke of hnr own hearthsidy rising through the brick chimneys She thought she had left the way of peace behind her, ,bu.-t no, i ]n thu way of peace was here. where j shine and are changed. In the val- hcr duty was, and her husband and i icy children." j Shadows rise. Th Alice Barber Stephens has done the j The. sun. illustrations which add to the text, i Closing his benediction, Booth Zarkington, whom we hold 1 Sinks, and the darkening air in kindly memory for his "Monsieur j Thrills with a sense of the triumph- has a charming little .ing talc called "Bsasley's Christmas j Night with her train of stars which has a subtle reminis- And her great gift of sleep. cense of Tiny Tim. Beaslcy is tin; j hero, but the story had never i So be my passing iL written had it not been for the tiny, j My task accomplished and the long crippled boy with the quaint fancies. day done, How Beasley humors these, winning j Myxwages taken, and in my heart political honors and "the prize o1 Some late lark singing, them, is a captivating i Let me be gathered to the qiiiet Free Lessons in Art Needlework BELDING'S Exhibition of SILK EMBOIDERY Work HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY'S STOR Lethbridge, November 29th to December llth. Classes for instruction to be formed at once. The Public are invited to visit this magnificent Display of Art Needlework. EXHIBITION and LESSONS FREE MRS. WHITE ARTIST and TEACHER xx f [COWAN'S. PERFECTION COCOA (MAPLE LEAF LABEL) If cocoa is your favorite beverage by all means enjoy its best- as made with Cowan's Perfection Cocoa. The acme of purity, richness and flavor. THE COWAN CO. TORONTO, 135 the prizes went Mrs. Jackson. to Mrs. Neale and Mrs. McCullough, of Regina, is a guest of Mrs. J. 0. Wilson at the barracks. Mrs. Mewburn's tea on Tuesday af- ternoon -was a. regular as it was one of the larbest teas of the season and everybody seemed to be rooms were lovely, flowers and- plants chestra stationed above discoursed sweet strains, and added the last note to a Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. E.i W.. Kangsion entertained a large iium ber of Mends and acquaintances in" the Oddfellows Hall'to a whist drive; and musieale. The affair was a most delightful one and the .wish of the host and hostess to make everyone present feel at home and in good spi- rits was surely gratified. Seventeen card tables were brought iato there. The usual, with bloom. Mrs. Mcwburn's .gown was a! acquisition and for high- very handsome blue velvet, and Miss i cst honors proved very keen. Mr. E-. Mewburn wore pale pink crepe de oS the gentle- ehene. Green'and white was the col- man's prize and Mrs. W. P. Roy the or scheme in the dining-room where lady's. Consolations went to Mrs. the table was very artistic with nod-1 o. McLean. Miss Simm, Miss HazeU ding chrysanthemums. .Mrs. Naismith Mr. Dawson, Mrs. Roy, Mr. Farris. in gray satin, showed the guests to j Mr. Mcldrum and the-host contribute the room, where Mrs. Reeves, in to the musical programme. Sir. gray crepe cle chcnc and large blacJcJA. J. Warren was conductor of af- liat, and Mrs. Lethbridge. in a black fairs. and white; gown, with black and j white hat, did the honors of the table. The assistants were Miss lark sings on. j Anderson in pale blue, Miss -Hardic in blue satin, and Miss Conybeare in j winter, creen silk. I MX. andsMrs. J. J. Johnston, have sold their cosy home and have taken a suite in the Sherlock Block, for the Mrs. Williamson entertained ao a The bachelor quarters of the Bank; small' bridge, on Thursday afternoon. of Montreal staff were the scene of a gay little company on Tuesday night; when Mr. Harmon of the bank, Mrs. Colpraan has returned, en- j her trip to the east. tcrtained -at diimcr in honor of Mrs. J. A. Anderson, who has gone to Mrs. Lionel L. Asquith entertained little story. It is told in the au- i thor's best style, so you know it is j far from dull. i On this continent perhaps "The Birds' Christinas Carol" is more widely read than any Christmas tale lever published. The story, par ex- i cellence, to which English-speaking people all over the world turn at I holiday time is, of course, Dickens' "Christmas Carol." It is rather odd that each talc has as its leading fifi- gure, a lame child.- Norman Duncan in his new book "The Suitable has chosen .again the familiar little figure as hero. It. is a touch-j ing two stories in j