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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta >AY, DECEMBER'6, 1915 THE LETHBRIDGE, DAILY HERALD PAGE CLARKE & CO. The Ladies' Store Phone 453 Acadia Block argain Prices all this Week on Millinery Furs & Ready-to-Wear Garments i?  v M'x. fr. 4 I 7 Consult tlio yellow circular' delivered at your door on Saturday. Every item mentioned there will be on sale here all this week it' Quantities last that" long. , _ _ ^ % Score* of woman hava taken advantage' of this Christmas ,8ale tans, greys, etc.- �4 Cfl Per: pair # I iVV SlER EYE TEST 1 CANADIAN ' TROOPS iwa, On�., Dec. (i.-Moderation i eye test has gone into effect iada. For-some time the nnlilia* Iment has "neen preparing for H ftringent'-test of eyesight-whidli een-excluding a'-ptc-it 1111111 v men-{joining who had-* wish id to'git. est used up to the pfeseht was imc as the one used for Die African -war, and-- was mutn severe-HhSir'is- used 'irr"Knelanil :sent. :The new test is similar it used1 in England. In,Toronto have been * 1,800 men; jturned in the last three  months pe-of their ey*N?ight, wheff they d to join the! overseas forces, itawa the- number has been pno-Inately large. \Vith the new re-jon most 01. these men' will now le to get into the army. MOST FRONTS QUIET' jdon, Dec. 8.-On othei^ "fronts sporadic . artillery duels and engagements of local import-ire reported; TRUANTS ARE BEING PUNISHED r 1 � '+'�.+ .�� *.*.* > ? * * At atari and" t '; yj * |s Fannie Ward makes' her>de-' a photodratna star in the'l^jisky-pe Play Company's rpnJdueUon. I Marriage of Kitty'! ;t>y,; Francis bisset and Fred de Gresac, to be 1 at Starland. To save a youngs fh Lord from loslng-an American; le, left to him on' condition that arry 'Within a year "of the-death: � uncle.  Kitty, played .-by ;>M1sh 1 agrees .to a. marriage .on. con-that she be divorcedvwlthln a noii.ths and that slie^ never see usband after, the'ceremony.-.Lat: l husband turn* wooer. anilcKltty 'fortune and happiness,, togetber a title.  ALL CHILDREN LOVE "SYRUP' OF HGS" FOR UVER AND BOWELS GIVE IT'WHEN FEVERISH, CROSS, BILIOUSl- FOR BAD BREATH OR SOUR STOMACH. Look at the tongue, Mother! If coated; it is a sure sign that your llttle.'one's stomach, liver and bowels need a gentle,, thorough cleansing at once. V When peevish, cross, listless, pale, doesn't sleep, doesn't eat or act naturally,'or is'feverish,' stomach sour, breath bad;.- has stomach-ache, sore throat,-diarrhoea,'full of cold,-give p. teasp6onful -of "California Syrup of Figs," and ,in a few hours all the tout, -constipated, waste, undigested f,ood and^on* bile gently moves out of � its. littler bowels without griping, .a^d'-'y^tt 4*aye. a, well, playful child  -Yo-U^eediyl: coax sick children to take this' harmless "fruit laxative"; the.y;>^over"Iti*delicious taste, and it always,'m'ak"^s" them feel splendid. . -Ask.-yo^r. druggist.for a 50-cont ibot-litlb^ot- �''�California Syrup of Figs," w'hich has dlr.ectiona for babies, children-',nndv for grown-ups plainly on the ;Uottle: -Beware of counterfeit* BDld i'herp;' . To she sure you get the genuine, aqkito see that it is.made by ','Gallforriia '$ig' 8yrup Company." Refuse tauy.>qtlier- kind with contempt.- Advertisejiient^. ATTACHES Washington, D. C, Dec. (i.-Count Von BcrnstorIT today presented to the State Department a communication asking for reasons ior the .request of the withdrawal of Captain Boyed and Captam Von Papcn, German naval and military attaches, respectively; It was stated authoritatively, though not, in the communication, that the. ambassador would under no consideration ask the United States to gtt safe conduct fo,r the attaches. The German government was represented as considering it incumbent on the United States to return the attaches in safety to German territory and bring their successors here. SURPRISE! SOCIAL IS. " ' HELD AT MAGRATH Magrath /Alberta, December .4. - In. appreciation of his past' seven years as superintendent of the Latter Day Saints' Sunday school, the teachers of that organization gave Mr. Ernest Bcnnion a hapny surprise social last Thursday evening at the licninon residence. Twenty-sight teachers and officers took the place by storm and needless to state, all had a thoroughly royal time. A handsome'token of remembrance was pre-, sentcd, and Mr. Bennion in a few well chosen words voiced his regrets at severing his connections with- his coworkers and thanked them for their concrete demonstration of their apr prcciation for his past labors. Mr. John T. Steele succeeds Mr. Bennion to the siipcrintendcncy.  At last night's meeting Air. Ged-des, manager of the local branch of the Bank of Montreal, Dr. Beeman and C. Ostlund were appointed members of the Patriotic Fund committee. COL. McLEOD KILLED North Sydney, N.S"., Dec. 5-A telegram this evening from the militia department to relatives here announced that Lieut.-Col. Harvey G. Mc-Leod,-Oth battery, 2nd artillery brigade, was accidentally killed at the front.'. � : ; . , ," - ,: Wearing a considerable smile, and loaded up with parcels of merchandise bought in the Lethbrtdge stores, a farmer stepped into the board of trade .rooms on Saturday. "I have come In to sec if I could pay off these notes thai, are due in February and May after I ship my last two or three cars of wheat"- that was how he opened his talk. "These four cows I got a year ago hare each got a calf, and we are shipping in our milk and getting a good price for it. I didn't dream when I got these cows a year ago, that there was so much to be made out of livestock." "This is how it happened. My wife and yl were resting in at the Leth-bridge Hotel one day last winter, when my wife happened to hear two farmers talking about a plan that the Lethbridge ' board of trade had for helping1 men who were too hard-up to get assistance from the hanks, to get cows or sheep or hogs. She said to me, 'Do you think there would be any chance, Hiram, for us to get one or two Cows ?' ,1 said, 'I don't see how we could have the face to ask, for we couldn't pay a cent of a first payment.' Well, the wife kept on after me till at last T said 1 would step "over and see. So, after a little talk with Mr. Marnoch about how it was done, . I put in an application, and sure enough after a few days I got a letter saying 1 could go ahead and buy four cows. Each cow has had" a calf, ' so I have eight head wheie^l started in with four." ' "Now T have 53* bushels of wheat to the acre for my crap and I want to tell you I'm- fcelin1 pretty good. .These 'four cows showed me what we 'could do with our little hay and pasture and stubble and straw heaps, and "I have put all my spare grain money into more young stock; and I '.jiayev-all told| 42 head of cows and calves and voting cattle. "This grain farming is all right in a year like 1915, and I got a fair crop'bff my* summerfallow in 1914; but I know' now that, mv land can't stand too many 53 bushel crops without getting manure. I am not going to trust my luck any more to all-grain farming. Milk'cows will bring us in, something everv weeK even in the dryest times ; and what is more, please the Lord, we'll have some irrigation water and alfalfa pietty soon. "I just want you to tell your Lethbridge business men who helped us out when we were in low water, that we stand' by -Lethbridge- now ; we know the place -where we are treated good. We liked .Iowa all right, hut Lethbridge beats" it." HOUSE LIKELY TO PHONE 1224 Corp. A.,D. Lafferty, 13th C. M. R. Medicine-Hat,'spent- the week end with his parents, Dr. and Mrs, Lafferty. .' '""�', '.*.. Mr. and Mi's,-A.- W. Maxwell have come into the, city frotn their farm at Coaldale to spend the winter, and are living in the Victoria Mansions. * * * Owing to the Gymkhana, the Daughters of the ; Empire will hold their regular meeting on the second Thursday of the month instead of the third Thursday. . . * k * The regular meeting of the Maple Leaf Chapter of the Eastern Star Lodge will be held tomorrow night at 8 o'clock. Election of officers will take* place." A large attendance is requested. * * * The Red Cross Society gratefully acknowledge the gift' of two chairs from.MrB. Bonnell. "lAI;-le�Bt six more chairs are needed and It is hoped that they will soon "be donated as the need is' great. * # ' * The Royal Cretan Soap Co. of Calgary have' donated to the Alexander Gait Chapter, I.'O. p.'E., boxes to be used in the schools' for contributions for soldiers' comforts. The boxes are very attractive, bearing a Union Jack and a auitaible Inscription. * . * . * The Ladtea' Aid - of. Westminster church held a very successful bazaar on Saturday afternoon in Burgmann hall, when the splendid sum of $90 was made. Tea .was served during the afternoon and a mhsical program given. The Ladles' Aid are- very grateful- for the donations from people not belonging to the Aid. Patriotic Concert Held at Lomond Ottawa, Dec. 6.-It is expected that the date on which parliament will meet will be lixed by the cabinet either today or tomorrow. Wednesday, January ;l2, is the favorite choice, and the most likely date, although January 5 and 19 also are mentioned. The house will meet on Wednesday this year because of the necessity of electing a new speaker to succeed Speaker Sproulc. Richard,Blain Qf.Pecl, who may be the new speaker, was in the capital on Saturday. When asked about his prospects, Mr. Blain said that he did not know anything about the matter. Lomond,- Dec. 3.-Wednesday. evening, Dec. 1, a patriotic entertainment was given in the- U. F. A. hall, Lomond; A short program was well rendered after1 which, refreshments were passed around. A collection was taken. The .Amount received was $25. The Ladies' Aid of ifomond Methodist church are arranging to hold a fowl 'supper on Dec. 21st. After the supper there will he 'an entertainment and Christmas tree in the church. A large garage is "being built in town. Mr. Beckett's photograph studio is nearing completion. Grain still continues to come to the elevators. Some people are not threshed vet, but will be m the course c -w days. Several new buildings are going up in town. � Mr. Marshall is visiting San Francisco Exposition. A. Parker is in Calgary this 'week. Mr. and .Mtsv 'HsfTYVTawSfc expect to leave for cntartd "about the middle of this month. C.P.R. to Finance Dingman Well to D4pth6f5,000Ft. Calgary;  Dec- O.'-'-It is understood that the C.-P.'U.' has agreed to finance the sinking of the Dingman well to a depth of .5000 feet.- The company has enormous holdings of oil lands, and it is behoved,-wants to see just what can be got by going to a depth of 5000 ieet. flour for- iff PURIty FtOUR -'�*i ' 24" More Bread and Belter Bread" 1 a - '.a No Cheap Fares for Battery Boys A proposal made by the women's civic club that the members of the 39th battery be allowed special rates on the street cars -so long as they arc quartered at the exhibition grounds, will not be considered by the city commissioners. The request was presented to them at thp regular meeting this morning. The commissioners believe that this would be a bad precedent to create. At this morning's meeting, the sec-.. retary-treasurer was instructed to write the militia authorities' in charge of'.troops quartered at the exhibition grounds, to see that exhibition buildings and other buildings Were kept in proper, repair. EAT WITHOUT FEAR OF INDIGESTION OR INSTANT RELIEF! "PAPE'S DlA-PBPSIN" ENDS YOUR STOMACH TROUBLES FOREVER. London, Dec. C.-A request in the. House of Commons today by Sir Ed-'-' win A. Cornwall, Liberal member for' the north-east division of Bethnal Green, that an intimation be sent t 4> its defeat before Bagdad has 4> reached Kut-ES-Amara, on the 4  Tigris 105 miles below Bagdad   .without further fighting. '  :� *|  ''* :'..*>�':��� ? > ? '!  -ASK- VOUR GROCER FOR "Cryitil BtttBd" Creamery Butter The Best Frtsh, Butter on the Market-Made by CRYSTAL DAIRY Lethbridge Phone 1576 THERE WILL BE USEFUL AND PRETTY XMAS GIFTS AT THiE BAZAAR 'GIVEN BY THE LADlE** AID OF WESLEY CHURCH IN " Wesley Hall Tuesday (Tomorrow). opening* at 3 o'clock a FIVE BOOTHS CONTAINING: KNITTING BAGS T - KNITTED 8WEATER8 r .CROCHET YOKES " BED SOX FANCY AND WORK' APRONS BEDROOM SLIPPERS EMBROIDERED TOWELS'; CHILDREN'S DRESSES AND :'....�'',;.''..�'.'. 'LINGERIE PILLOW SLIPS./ DRES8ES FOR BABIES,.ETC, COOKING, HOME-MADE CANDY, TEA ROOM Your Xmas Shopping Muds Easy at this Baiaar-Present* Sdlt-, ab|e for Everyone. - -v - �; 10% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE - H PATRipTIC FUND, LADIES*- Coats, Suits, Dresses; Hose, Gloves, Waists, Furs and Shoes at.;.. I reduced prices: Quality guaranteed. *fl Eventually you will buy during month. Why not now, whilejyou can saw money buying at this sale. THE ROYAL SOUTHARD BLOCK if Goats, Suits, Shirts, hfrs, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Gloves and Hosiery. A gmmving. Momtr0 funded if di&iiffifieay4 ....." -l-W 009 03 95 ;