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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE flATLY Friday. T FILLED TO OVERFLOWING WITH AN OF CHRISTMAS GOODS Tho supports the wisdom of early shopping for Christmas. Our lioliday lines of merchandise are now complete. The better .elections ami more leisure o now make e V hoIkhv M vino- a pleasure. Many people are already vrith tho.r shopping Into and llKSo is muoh more conspicuously than ever before the recognised headquarters lor Ohrutma. goods. Gome in ami sec-our display, we know that you will agree with us. Dressing Cases We have a large stock of these useful pre- sents, in leather and leatherette case's fitted with Ebony, Stiver and Persian Ivory. These are imported and prices are low. Choice Perfumes We have a large stock of all the best and most popular odors 'of the leading French nnd perfumers. These are delicate, last- ing perfumes sucli as people of good taste dc- sife. -What could be more acceptable than perfume In an artistic bottle or case. Prices as low as quality will allow. ________ Toilet Cases Tf yon are in doubt as to a suitable present for a lady, a toilet case makes a very useful and acceptable gift. We tmvo them fitted with ebony silver and Persian Ivory and cases lined with silk and satin. Perfume Sprays We also have a splendid selection of per- .fume sprays in different designs. .Mother, Sister or Best Girl will appreciate a gift of this description. Military Brush Sets What shall 1 give to Dad and the boys'! ThU is often a hard question to answer 'but' the Mil- itary brush set will help you solve the prob-' lem. We have them from up. Brassware We have a splendid collection oC brasswmre of all kinds, in tea sets, kettles, jardiniere, candle sticks, jewe cases, photo franiei, fern pots, smokers sets, ash trays, writing sets and many other useful articles, all of which will make me- ful gifts. Christmas Calenders and Cards The assortment and designs in these lines are antcoiored-calendars-from 15c Leather Goods Our leather goods department is the largest of its kind in the city and contains every thing- that will make a suit- able sltt Vhv not give your friend a leather cushion rover or i-hoto frame or post card album, or if the gift is for "a gentleman, why not a leather pipe or tie rack. Come in and see our selection in this line, for it will aid ypii in your Christmas gift problem. Something New Old French Ivory Jewel cases. This is ono of Hie season's newest novelties and should make .a. very popular Christmas gift. It is very deli- cate in appearance yet very strong and dur- able. Come in and see them. The best of Chocolates in Xroas Packages Here Something that will Very for most have a tooth, especially, for chocolates such as these. _ WP h-we'a splehdid of the best grades in the cuj. faOXCS. Books, Fiction and Standard Works We have all new copyright'novels'by all the prominent anthors-bf the day a Rapl Rex Beach, H. A. Cody, Robert Service. Payne Couan Doyle' anil others-too numerous" to mention. Also a splendid selection o? quomttons! and poems, by well known poets, in leather bindings, and many other small volumes from 25 cents upwards. A Word in Gene: a about our Christmas Goods vn mniter what it is vou require in Christmas goods a look around our store will convince you that we have the most des.rable stock of suitable gifts in the city. v> invite von to come and see. it is not necessary for you to buv You are at Perfect liberty to So all through our store and see what a splendid selection we have. We cannot begin to tell you through the newspaper of the numbers and numbers of beautiful things that we have all ot whk-h will make excellent Christmas gifts. We have gifts for Hales -ind gentlemen and little folks of all ages. But a few min- lues of "mir tiine spent in our store will convince yon that our stock is all that can bo desired. BUT take time bv the forelock and shop early, for there 13 ,urf to be a big rush during the last few days and you will thus avoid it, not only for this reason alone, but because an earls selection will insure satisfaction. Toyland Toyland buying days will bring. DRUG BOOK CO., Ltd. Phone 555 Acadia Block police magistrate being a question ol EBmonton, Dec. Tim latest mun fiilmonton, Dec. a result of the- twelve-hour shifts they are forced to work in tin- cold for small pay, members are quitting the local police iorco. and n general depletion of the department has been, threaten- icipal ownership wrinkle which the city is likely to adopt, is a municipal tailor shop. This course may he fol- lowed as the result of unsatisfactory dealing 'with local clothiers in seem- ing uniforms for civic employees. (r Tea Table Talks ALL A MAN KNOWS about Tea is whether he likes it or not. Thousands of housewives arc iisiii.c; because their men-folk like its rich full flavor. Try -A small experiment. Give them Blue Ribbon and see what the men have to say about, it. Blue Ribbon'lowers the house- hold bills; iis i-oiireiitrated strength means ei-oiioniy. Try Package carries a "money-back" iniarniilee. REASON ASSIGNED FOR HIS RE- SIGNATION OF POSITION AS MAGISTRATE To the Editor Lethbridgc Herald: Dear wisii to correct an er- ror in the Herald of the 3rd. Yon state that the action of the Le'thbridge Law society in asking the council a police magistrate be appointed was Mr S. J. Shepherd, interviewed in reference to the above letter, -replied that it was largely an untrue state- ment and entirely at variance with the facts: He states that he did not at any time, nor is he aware that the at- torney-general or any of his officials did, ever intimate to the city council or to any other person that there would be any change in regard to the payment of the police magistrate's salary by the government in return for paying the salary, to collect all fees and fines. The whole story is a fabrication pure ami simple. In regard to the action of the Law Society of Lethbridge, it seems thnt at a meeting held about a week aKo my reason for resigning, rue oiu sbephcrd was not pres- Council has been asked repeatedly for i a Kas passed endors- the past seven months that the attor- Ing' Willian> Laurie of Cardston ney-general confirm my appointment, fgf position ef police magistrate I bui failed a number of times to even' jn shepherd nothing get an answer. i Of action of tbe society until Mr. The facts are: Mr..'Shepherd, 'IveS caused the fact to he holds the provincial patronage for this known through fte preoc ou the mc-rn- district, either by authority of the ln? of tnc 4t.h inst. Mr. Shepherd auornsy-general's department or off tQen interviewed the secretary of the his o'wi bat, held the whip over the j Mr. B. C. MacKenzie, and was heads of the city council and said that such a resolution had been attorney-general under no but that no action had tion would confirm, my appointment; taken in reference to the same. H i i (being a Conservative) as police not even communicated to the iistrato, and further that unless an ap-1 ,-jty coupncil cor to the attorney- jroimment satisfactory to the provin-j general's department, and ao fur as 'i authorities was made at shepherd is aware no action has that the province would appoint and j as vet taken iu regard to this I pay a man, taking all the fees. Not resolution, and it would appear that politics and not the man, -Mr. Shepherd states that he is quite reo.dy to let those interested in the proper admin- istration of justice in the city of bridge pass judgment on his attitude in -respect to the matter, having in view the qualifications and merits of the various applicants for the posi-, tion and as to who ia endeavoring to i make the appointment of a police ma. gistrate a. mater of politics, let the same people judge for themselves. Ottawa, Dec. Senate held a short meeting today, and adjourned mull January 15. Before adjourning Senator Dandurand asked the. govern.: ment leader If be had any information' as to the adjournment of the Com- mons. Hon. Mr. LOtisheed replied that be had discussed the matur with the Prime Jllnister. and understood it was intended to adjourn the Commons on or about December IS for the holi. days. The House is to be called as- ain about the "th or Sth of January. wishing tlio rlty to Icae fees it is justly entitled to, I resigned. I The in this case is a the city council Is not even aware uf, pnc the law society's action except Ihroush hearsay. As to the appointment of a White Swan Yeast Cakes' Record Thousands of White Swan Yeast, I Cakes have been sold in Canada wilh- jout a single complaint. Can the same bu said about other brands? Sold in cakes for Tic. Send 1 for free sample. White Swan Spices Cerejls. Limited, Toronto, C THE WILSON FURNITURE CO. Are now located in. their new Store, opposite Westminster School, 1 3th St. North, and will be pleased to have anyone call and look through their Stock. Having just unloaded two car of furniture we are, now in a position to supply our many customers both in the FURNITURE LINE and also in HOUSE FURNISHINGS, iii- clndino- LACE CtETAINS, SCRIMS.. 1'OK- TIEES, TABLE NAPKINS and in fact everything. SPECIAL NOTICE A beautiful'line of FRISTS and FLANNEL- the latest patterns, special price, 10 cents. Fancy CRETONNES for Couch Covers, and Curtains. Io cenls. Worth far more THE WILSON FURNITURE CO. ;