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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbi-idge People Sbbuld Be Able to Take Advantage of Housing Scheme *^ i^^'Altliough ive know nothing more ^oiit the national housing scheme than what we have read In tlie press, t�e city council is prepared to do eyerything in its power to make available to the people of the city the amount or money which would fall to us as our. quota of Uits (2o,000.000," skid Mayor Herdie at this morning's iVieetlng of the city council, "We would therefore like to hear Irom those who would consider erect-Jag houses under the riew housing s^oheme in order that we may get come idea of the call there will be for the money. It is very well known that there is a scarcity of houses in I^thbridge right at the present time, and that scarcity will be aggravated when the soldiers return. 1 think probably Lethbridee needs 150  Jl\ore houses In order to properly accommodate its population." j  Tho council has no, idea how the Ulan will be worked out, but if the money can be secured without too great a strain on the city, and If the Ipans to citizens can be properly fie-riured, the members think the plan is feasible. Ou oneptjlnt there,is some Ultlo hesritationrftnd that arises from' thd fact that building costs arc so high tljat a loan now at 60^ per' cant of the cost'of building would probably amouftt to mor6 than the cost of the house when^ normal material prices are again estabitiafaod. But- the mayor's answer Is tliat Lethbrldge must not lag in any building program irbich will help buUd up the. city and pro-vide worlc for returiied soldiers, so he is ready to Vfilve the plan-every conslc\eration. j It is pointed out now that  the money. Is ;.tQ .be divided among cities' having an industrial population to housQ, so that of the |1,600,000' which will be available for Alberta, Lethbrldge would probably be entitled tQ $150,000 or even nwre. The plan is to build houses for workmen, not for those able to build otherwise, and certainly not for any landlord who wishes to build for the purpose of renting. Merchants Are Preparing |'or a Very Active 'Fwo Weela HOW- MANY YARDS OP 8ii.KINE ARE IN OUR SHOW WINDOW? Rylands & Co. are giving away a [,-Fur Coat worth f150.00 Free for Ijrthe nearest estimate and also three i;Tither valuable prizes.- A coupon ? with every sale of ?1.00 or over. |i-_- Efforts are still being made by the C. P. R. to locate some of Uie relatives of Fireman George Hewitt who lost his life in the accident at IClpp on Slonday liiorntng. but without avail. Papers found on the daad man show that he. registered for military service with' "the" American consul at Fernie, and the latter has be(m wired to give particulars, but so far no answer has been received. Coroner Humphries has ordered an infiapfft prer the remstins on Wednesday morning at 10- .o'clock. ,Hewitt, according to The Herald's ; information, was making his third, riin on this division as a student, -and -had made a good impression. The company officials state that the fatality was purely the result of an accident, and that the engineer on the engine | which Hewitt was tiring yelled to  ;^im and made every possible effort' io prevent him stepping in front of the paBsfeger train, but ia vain. BUEDIBBON I- TE4 It man for liis work in the moraing and ^elps him to forget his troubles at nighi Ask for it. �Business conditions in the city are beginning to liven up again, after the period of extreme quiet enforced by the recent epidemit; of intlu6nza, and preparations are being made by. the merchants for a great Christmas ac-tlvityA 'Witli only two weeks to run.till Christmas, the local merchants expect a rush of Christmas shoppers from now on, and are mdkini .�very preparation. That the Christmas business of this season will b6 fully up to that of other years, is not doubted for^ a moment, and some merchants already express satisfaction that the volume of Christmas busihesa'.Wili be even greater this year, in spite of the handicap of the epidemic. The stores on Saturday evening were well filled, and good business was done, r This week sees the appearance of the first'of the Christmas jvindow dressing; and decorations, "and. the Christmas shoppers_af.e making their first raids upon tlie jgood tilings that have been laid in store for them. Merchants generally report business' quiet until the past-week, when renewal of the country trade was noticeable," and this weeTi will see everything in the line of local commerce back to normal again. ^, The Ipcai r organization of retail clerks is imsisting pn its rights for the Christmas season under the new factories act, and la^t week the factories inspector visited the city and conferred with the merchants and the clerks' organization regarding the matter of hours. It is understood that the merchants have agreed to pay the clerks extra time for all overtime during the Chrl-'tmas season. The act provides that thia must be done, or in the alternative that the stores cannot keep open any extra evenings in the week. , ~~ An enthiiMMtic activity is oibtecMble'u toon m one enten^^,)|Q^r^;:d�mU 10^^ OffAU Ready-to-Wear Dresses FURS Purs make a useful gift at this time of the year and when, you think of furs, remember.-we. have reduced all furs. No matter what it is, coat, set or odd. piece, every one at a discount at Ryla'nds. .� . � �' : , FREE! I $150.00. Ontario Rat Coivt and four other valuable prizes for tlie one'estimating the neatest to the correct number of yards of' Silkine in our window.-Have you made yours yet? Better get busy. You may ibe the.lucky one. ' OUR COAT SALE ISvMyCpat Reduced. Th^ Biggest Coat Sale That Ever Happened. The family of Capt. the Rev. A. H. Denoon, pastor of Knox church, and who has been overseas on chaplain service, has not yet, definitely received', word as to -when Capt.'; Denoon is expected'home, and itr:is,heUeved that he has-h6t%et sailifed .from the..ild land. R^T.W.'F." Burns, who 'has been acting pastor intiinated on Sunday evening that next 'Sunday would: probably be his last here, but that nothing definite had been planned. Capt. Denoon may be on any one of the steamers nofr believed tdbe on the trip over, hut he was last heard from on Nov. 17, and he was not sure when he would sail. . It is his intention to -visit' in the. Maritime' proVinoes �ror a lejif days before-coming west; ^'fi' tt CORRECT DRESS FOR WOMEN GETS ONOER WAY 1000 Birds Are On Deck-Lar--gest Display Ever Held Here Help Yourself Special This Week- Men's Leather House Slippers, low cuts, Higher cuts and elastic sides, Fau^s JSL Cttthberts and Romeos, - - $1.95 and PuUmans - - -.-------- $2.35 / Felt SUppers - - - -...... - $1.35 Women's FeU Slippers - SU5 - $1.00 : � � .'----' ' � - � - . these ar^ vacue8 you cannot afford to miss. Look them over; also the splendid values still left in women's shoes, ranging from $2i95'per pair to $4.35 per pair. ' . - ' these are shoes you NEe6, , J. NELSON & Go. :|i -: : 7ih Street South :: Sherlock Building ^The bigrpoultry sliow at Henderson'^ Park fair grounds'is antler way to-;-day, the birds, to the i .number of 1,800, .haying all arrived during Sunday ;and^^pnday and put in place. This is the largest-display of fowl ever seen in the city/ and heats, by nearly 300 birds thB" show held, im the Bentley block four years ago at the time of the provincial poultry show here.i ' !,h,^ J --m:*.? T^e chief feature"of the show,i^.the large number of new exj^Ibltors from Saskatchewan points. A large num- 6IRLSI HAVE WAVY, miGK, fiLOSSY HAW ffiEEFROMUNDRUFF Save Your Hair! Double Its Beauty , In a Few Moments- Try ThIel her of Saskatoon fanciers'are- on deck with their best' British Columi bia has al|0 sent its best. ' Judging started this morning at 10 o'clock, -With-Mr.- WbOds, of Winnipeg; fi.N.'Barker, of Cardsto*, and Jas. Westbrook, of L.ethhrldge, -^in'; charge. The birdrf shoufd ' all,,' Ue-placed by Wednesday nightie  The fair is being heldvxipen a cou-' pie of days longer than usual in-order to give the canlival crowds a chance to look over' the feathered- beauties. Half the gate money will be handed over to the Rotarians to help defray the expenses of the kiddies' festival. EftT -THEIR m BACK Believe Question Beer and Liglit Wines May Be Diseussed at Coining Convention If you care' for heavy hair, that glistens with beauty and is radiant with life; has an inconiparablbe soft- the.coming convention. It is believed thaCfhe Alberta' Federation of Labor, which is to convene at Medicine Hat shortly,, will discuss the question of removing the prohibition on the sale of beer-and light wines in the province of Alberta. Labor men Jiave been discussing this question freely during the past few weeks, and it is understood that a resolution alodg tbese'lines may ^be introduced at the coming convention. It Is stated that the miners' unions ore agitating the matter, and are determined that there shall at least be a voice given to their sentiments at Whether they ness and is fluffy and lustrous, try Danderine. - Just one application doubles the beauty of your hair, besides It immediately dissolves every particle of dan^l' ruff; you cannot have nice, heavy, healthy hair if you have^dandruff.-This destructive scurf robs the hair of its can persuade their fellow labor unionists to follow their lead in the matter is a question. "I am tired and sick of this bootlegging business," said a prominent labor man the other day. "And I believe it is getting'worse.. - The stuff that the bootleggers hand out^Is not men present at the last'meettng raised no. objfectlpn, and, that - the.:^rea8on for placingnnen representing the .various lines of business:And rlndustry. on the committee was; to link up with the jobs whioh'mays be .open, .thus helping; to �,m^6,eas3^it}ie';4a}^ng of the census of posilions available for the first retunied men who come home. . ;The labort�ndf,G.i W. v. A. representatives have been discussing the question since last Tuesday.^s-.me^t-ing, sessions.havingbeen held oil Sunday and oa.'Monday:/evening, and Jt is understood a number of imiwrtant resolutions will b^ pre8entoa',:yto the meeting tonight. , One of tho problemis to be discussed ,will.^be the large acreages stUi held by, there. P. yR. and the Hudson's Bay Co. close/to the rail-w�yirHnes .throughout the.vwest, ..The labor men are endeavoring tO' learn whether tlie proposed irrigation schemes.:will ..beuefit the actual- set-v tl'ers or these large corporations the most. The Question of the appointment of an executive committee will also bo discussed at tonight's- meeting.- Gonstifjation is the arch-enemy o{>heaIth; Conquer this enemy and you roat a whole army of physical foes, including indigestion, bilioiUfiiesSy ' sick headache, sleeplessness and nervous ^y^P^ -.siatr jBee.chaiji's Pills have been a world:&vo^te laxative for over sixjrtr years.' They go straight to. the cause of many ills and remove it. They act Efomptly, pleausarijtly and'surely/ Contain'.no abitffonriing; drug. These time-tested' -^ills / strpngthenlthe stomach, stipulate the Uvicrand;^^ , Relieve ^ dihstipatioh :WMrth'a'Gala*a;a'Bos'' '-^ lustre, its strength and its very life, .only bad; It is ii> many cases nearly and if not overconijB.lt produces a tfev- poison, and I .believe we would be erlshness and itchfpgjpf the scalp; the better off with theoidinary beer.'' hair roots famish^ lopseltiAnd die; then the hair falls out fast-iiV^ If your hair has beeil^ neglected and It'will be remembered that the only way in-which such an end could be accomplished would be under'the Inltia- you ever made. We sincerely believe, regardless of everything else advertised, that if you desire soft, lusfrous, beautiful hair and lots of it-no dandruff-no" itching scalp and no more falling hair-you 'must use Kuowlton'a Danderine. If eventually-why not now?-^Advert. , is thin, faded, dry, scraggjT or too tive and referendridge. Colonial Theatre. Vaudeville and Pictures. 25c any seat,any time.- Start* tonight.-Adyertltem'ent. HOW MANY YARDS OF 8IUKINE ARE IN OUR 8>(OW WiNOOWr Rylands & Co. are glviug ftwayt^; Fur Coat worth ;'|l$0.OO/Free for the nearest estim^t^ an4 ^Iso three other valuable pifi^es. A . coupon with every sale 6f f 1.00 or'over. COM:TO MEEf ��"rt--r- � , Tonight's meeting of the reconstruction coi^ittee to deal with soldiers' problems promises to he a lively one, and much will be heard from both the Doldlers and the labor men. The impresfifon seems to have been gained by, tb6 labor representatives; especially -thatvthe committee was unduly enlarged at the last iheetlsig I and that the husinesB men of tbe'dity atn now in''a preponderance. Is jointed out''to them that the labor iSHORT NOTICE AUCTION SALE AT 357 16TH STREET NOKTH tOA^lRRPW, Wednesday ' " - at 2:30.O'CLOCK FRANK WADDINGTON � � - " ...... - INSTRU^CTio^iiY MR. SAM. MILLER, WILL SELL, A^ ABOVE, A QUANTITY OF USEFUL HOUSEHOLD ^ " FURNITURE : Atld effects including Handsome buffet, golden oak, with-ro(|q4 extending dining t%ble,to^matc{i; solid oak combiuatipn-boo^c.: cas^ and secretaire; voongoleum rug, 12x6; SEVEN DRAWER 9INGER SEWI/'G MAQIilNE inVperfeot running order; Majple-;^ KITCHEN CAI^INET IN NEW CONDITION; GOOD REFRIOERt ATOK; McCLARY RANGE complete_with hot' water 'front ant] - copper tanK; rockers; kitchen olialrs; kitchen table;.,twb very good quality CARPET 8quARBS; oak.dregsers and atapds; beds complete with coil springs and mattresses; set of dishes;, wringer; kitcbgn sundries; also good LOGGING CHAINS; shovels; pluks; , HAL^rtRS-and,i!a quantity of-**EW LUMBOR.' ' - '-'^ ' TERI|770r-4in / 2261 ;