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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGG DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1014 DEVELOPING Pi IS -MUSCLE. People's Forum FREE SCHOOL .BOOKS Editor, Herald: As a small rutepay in the city of Lethbridge, I wish 10 express my opinion oa soiuervguU- jects relative to school board :We all'recognize the great-import- ance of-jtfovidlng erery child .with a food education, and ive consider it -a valuable asset not only "to the. child but to the state, but..it seems to, the there is a paint that Has not received the consideratioh it'deserves, that !s the- subject of free books-.for the" student. This is .the goal we auouid work for, aod if it iat impossi- ble to "provide books free 'In .these rimes, should not'some effort bs ex- ercised to obtain them at coat far the jchiid.. JSVSy It that some- one should receive a big rake-off on "hooks for this purpose? .Wiy should we called upon.-to pay ;iO cents for a. 35 cents cm the Oou5d not the board secure these looks at a wholesale price and- dearer them to the student at cost, if we are unable to give them free? Those of your readers who have children at school must recognlae the hardship that is put-upon parents in this 'way, at present find it difficult to pro- vide the, clothiag and the necessary three meals. .We have gone to .considerable ex- pense in the construction and main- tenance of a manual .training and while we recognize it as a valii- department, it'aeema to me the subject of free books Js of eyjen. grcat: er importance, Thanking yon, Mr. E3itor, for your space. Faithfully yours, H. CHEESMAN. MOVING CITY HALL Editor, Herald: Will you kindly give me asace lor a few words je the removal of ths city offices, aa there one or two. points which have ifaeen overlooked. In the first .placp .there is the cost of tie moving itself. I believe there was, an item of-some fl300 wlien the city took ov.er the present quarters. This becomes dead loss unless there is an agreement Tvith the original tennant, as Irefused time to allow any alterations to'; fee made as to release anything ;TChJch. iras put in as a fixture.. lit the place I have seen no mention an offer of the entire build- ing at per month which I made wfifch was probably the cheapest offer of all H it is only economy tney were looking for, they mljht probably tare got: a mfere ecoaomical deal frqjn me than anyone, but I was nev asked for better terms, though oth er_ tenants (on leases, too) can tell 700 I granted 35 per cent reductions PTE. P. STREET OZ'.tUe 1st Battalion, King's Com pinyJ.Grenadler.Guards, who is men tioned in aeipatches from the fron as having'met a 'brave death. He, was a British army reservist residing-in Canada before the war broke-out. early as Jiine last. Thanking you in, advance, I-am, Respectfully-. Yours J. TV. KBAN. Crawford, PINED FOR THIRTY HOURS ;THEN: .HOISTED WHITE .FLAG WIerd Tale Told by an Official of a Northern France Lon.don.-r-The London -Daily Tele- graph has a special froni Boulogne of a town in north- ern France gives the following story of its occupation- last week; "One hundred and filtyfive Germans took up their Quarters m a casle three miles distant They stayed for thirty "hours During that time thsy ate 400 35 kilos of salt butter, five lobsters, five crabs, ten boxes of sis7, boxes of dried beans, eight hags "of peas, 60 pots of jam and a cow. Thej drank two casks of beer 100 bottles of litres of red wine, 325 litres of wine, 4S "bottles of Malaga wine "aid-twelve dozen bottles of: cognac "When preparing to leave the Ger mans found that a regiment of French infantry had taken up its position in their neighborhood. The Germans' re- turned, to-the. castle and hoistec a, flag, .no shots being fired. An officers-went .'out to speak with a rrench. lieutenant, and in IGEE than -the 155 Germans had surrendered." INDIAN SOLDIERS AT DIXMUDE CO., Llinitedi excep- tional values for the remaining twelve oiF Christinas Shopping. A visit to the Bentley Stores solve problem of Gift Buying. Allow us to offer the following suggestions of Quality Goods at Bentley Prices In the Furj Ladies' Wear and Dry Goods Departments The Gift a Womari, Appreciates Most elaborate and well selected stock to choose from. Medium and High. Grade Purs. A serviceable gift, affording lasting pleasure, to the wearer. Look over the inspection in- Prices Grey Squirrel Set, for___', Western Sable :Set, for.... Baltic Seal Set, Persian Paw Set.JSG for...... Eacoon Set, for....... for...... 185.00 for. Black-Bear Set llOo.OO for.... Wonien's Fiu- Coats Mnskrftt for.... Mink Marmot for Eat Lined Coat, Mink Collar and Ee- veres, for BlackJliigsian Pony Coat for Handkerchiefs THE EVER-POPULAR YULETIDE SMALL PACKAGE THAT SPEAKS TOKEN A OF REMEMBRANCE. Embroidered Handkercbiefs, of fine Lawn. Tiemstifclied. Priced at loo, or, 2for g5c Fine Linen -Lawn scalloped edge with embroidery design. Hand Embroidered Handkerchiefs of fine linen, lace edge. Price..... Fine Linen Handkerchiefs with lace edge. Prices at 60c and........750 Flower Beads MANUFACTURED ENTIRELY. BY THE FIRST ROSE.BEAD FACTORY IN THE-WORLD Made.ixi tke iollowing varieties, Oiange_ Blossom, Poppy. Carnation. Helioliope and Eose. Prices and... Dry Goods What Shall I Give? The Christmas 9 Solved at the. Bentley Co. MAKE YOUR MONEY GO-THE FARTHEST BY SHOPPING; HERE.; FOR HIM Men's -in-hand. Ties _____ .-50C Silk Mufflers at wholesale prices, from 75c to >oxed Aim Bands and Hose Supporters" in dainty Christmas, boxes 3Qc Men's Suspender Sets, composed" of Suspenders, Arm Bands and Hose Siipporters. Price Arm Bands, boxed Men's Sweaters, a large variety to se- lect from. Price to Women's Silk Waists An Acceptable Gift Fine Messalines and Crepes, all the textures in dainty shades ,of Ocean Blue, Copenhagen, Olive, Pink, Tan, Pur- Royal Navy, with hemstitched collars and cuffs, Lily collars and long or short sleeves. .Prices Imported Neckwear FOR THE CHRISTMAS SEASON Eine Lace Collars with inserted. Vel- vet, elaborately embroidered.''in fine silk. Neatly boxed Moral Jabots of small design in purple or orange velvet, with foliage. Price per box.... i Othter numbers in orchid, rose, carna- tion or poinsetta. Price 95c and How About a Dainty Purse? Beaded Purses of dainty pattern. Priced at to Newest Silk Underskirts of fine.Queen Quality Taffeta, with a deep, accordian pleated flounce. The shades are all the new shot effects. Why Not a Dainty Scarf? ._ Chiffon and Net Scarfs for evening wear. A large aif> lorttricnt.of beaded ami flower effects; numerous shades to fro nit Prices from to All Silk Girdles Of fine Taffeta, varying in width from 6 to 12 inches. Prices to. Any Article Laid Aside Until Christmas upon receipt of small deposit Groceries Punch and Judy Coesques Priced af..........-.. .Marjorie Cosaques Priced at Our Dfarling Cosaques Priced" at Clarnico JeWel Cosaques Priced at 25c 25c 25c 25c In The .Grocery Department A Few Delicacies for the Festive "Board Tne Priced i The Eileen Cocaines Priced at 70c i JReVels Coaaques 7Crfi ji I3C >ta. Clans stock