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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIpC^E HERALD iff A, ^ibry Carnival; Fir i|ht Went With a Bang FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, Expect 600 Kiddies,F*or Christmas Tree on Saturday Aft�rno�n if' -^mv^-^.^^.^ � f � Oarlo.- �1 ^Jio-'iff n�0 of Monle Carlo #MSI�t^SH1'ASe, Uesni soorten-'as-n*^ bills -fresh off  UJe press. Naturally ,,|r,people were ak-eaming a^ray froin the the prices of sandwiches, and coffe* UPj^aifirst evaning of the/Victory Dance and two per cent, were high. Noih-i^^l'fcarphral' last night, futs in the few- ing wfts ress tlmn ?10. and this rhther K est ppstlble; w^^^ staggered the crotv-d at first, hut v'iCittUon of the Rotary; i.Clnb^^ they, fount! out how to work ; (and Is Ji-n Indication of what may he themtoney etnnt they entered lnt6 'expected'in the "way of-crowds to- the: fun with a vim, spending money ijij. Jiight'taiid Saturday evqnins.* So far Ijj' gobs. Hundi'et^-doltar hets oil - ,as anyene could leai-ji ithere was not the money wheels were quite com- The kiddies of Letiihridge and dis-# .one of rhe big-opening night'crowd mbn, ^\'hile some were running around i-ticl soldier* can - hardly -wait till ';i -who went away disappoinied, while with a couple of thousand in their Satujday afternoon to see Santa J ->-roany caifte to the Kotarians. who hands at one tihi?. Krery booth re- Claus, who is now on his way from-'? -were conspicuous in their new uni- ceived an avalanche of the money the North Pole witli ft load that taxes ;':> forms, and declared the enterUiiii- of .... ^..ana-m of his relndeej-. The if nient was one of the best ever staged aU k locally for any good c^use. The first isfied. - evening went off wii'w a U^ng. j The' fact that e entertained. ^ j . fctjoitt t-ivo dozen. Tl-:s is the result,' Better street car service Is being -^^ showing the ^ppreoiatlon of 1 jMvthe piiddle wheel bootli. whicli did provided for tonight. Th e- | a nishi.ig business in life-siMd dolls,, niu till 1 o'clocK, and at Jl'.30 a epe-i Club is doing to give the children a liddy liaars -and poo !e dogs. i cia! car will run from the grounds ^'^'Stmas treat they will long re-  One :iuiy h;is the brewer.- worliing on :i p-iecial ;irder today. Dance Big Feature Thror.-,;hout the sbdw -ivas an ex-ci'Uent example of_ wliat cin be done I ''enteitaiu people who are anxious � t - be eitertamed afi'r four years of II .ir. 1 :ie dance ^TOs the big feature Y>ith a great part of the crowd, and was led off by a grand march, in ^^hicll -tile allies and the Kilties participated lis leaders. The girls rep-nsentir;? seven allies, each Svith a Tetitmed soldier in -.miform , as es-o irt wore: Alice Fairfield, Britan-nTa; ,, Lilj^an Schweitzer. -Canada: Helena , Simp,son, B'-Igium; Bessie Little, .I'rance; Babe Murray, .Japan; \^Jartai -McCambly, Italy, and Blanche ; lulling, the Stars anStripes. The : ii-Tarch (>f the allies -w.ts a very pleas-. iiig�:patriotic feature opening the -c/irniyal. ' Ainontr the .other -special featuree outside ihe.-mid-way wits the awk^lfard sciuad uriU by, sis rttarned spldlej^s �in Kilts, commanded A,y Lieut, ^fadidi-c:in.'^ Tlie Colonial Players also on a. c.':baret perform.ince which -was ' Miucli aiipreciated.' To make special mention .of/'eyery. Eiidivay feature.")woaUl ^reqioire^- ?ar' hoojt. .411 were;fBOC�d,.a5d.more;iale' li'^ing added for Fridcy and Satnrdax' Uiglfts. Perhaps one of the Wggeist siirprlses ^came when  people foimd ! lUey ctaldn't spend real monfey at i t'ne ishtJ'.v. Nothing .could. J}e botight in tia building with any Tjut Rotiary iC money secured at the Bank of 3lon?e, of the city. $1^00 One thousand dollars-fifty twenty dollar bills! That's what Jfiss Roxie Armstrong winner of the grand drawitig at the opening performance of the "\'lctpry Danfee Carnival, drew because she was the holder of the lucky number, 28. It was real Monte Carlo Bkhk money good at every boothat the camivalj above"wm not ^e^a'ble t'o attend, the ^^^'^'J:^'?^'^^':^)^-}!^ is goin^ tosee^ that Santa Uiis morning: "Having received your kind Invitation for my son and self to the Rotary Cliristiitae Tree Festival, please accept my thanks, hut much reg^-et that owing to the 111-ne'ss of my little son, shall not be able to .join in the festivities, but will take tills ppi(ortuiflty to express the great pleasure it has given me is a soldier's wife to note the great trouble and dee^ interest you all are taking; to give the little ones such a great treat tltis � Christmas, and am sure your labors \rni he fully repaid iirhen you see their smiling faces at the sight ci. :l :.- ', . _ ?hief Constable 'John McDonald of the provincial policie; with headquar-teiji in'Nelson, is mti^ea tb Vancouver.; Chief "Constable Gliiaion . of Prince, Rupert', - will take'||^r.: McDonald's place at Nelson. . ' Claus makes a special visit to see' him. . From ^agrath there, ,wiU be at least 30 soldiers' children present I tomorrow afternoon, and many from ^other outside points. But everything is ready for the big event, -and Santa may appear as soon as he likiss after 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Where Stocks are Largest and Prices Closest Xmas Blouseis for:Women;^ of Georgette at ... ;. > .L $6.00 to $12.00 ......$4.00 to $10.00 .... $3.50 to $7.00 of Silk Crepe at . of Finest Voiles at 1/ ? iP.UrriNG THE SUN TO > ? ' WORK : * * * e-'* � � .> -''im^.y'ark Outlook)  The-prJSerfration of fruits, and vegetables -ia�^BecDbaini|f �n increasingly absorbing and.u'sefal occupation. Indeed,, It would^. seefa as If interest in it iscteased prosortion|iteIy with tlie interest iil war.'iJii-^fmf.' This year, it.isvsaid; nDJ^MM'rtnan one. billion fiv* htin'drad mQIfoin quarts in tin ^and glass of eannW>atutf have been put tip. The drj'|li� "Of garden products Will also grckktly, increase'-the , food stored away'tor,Bext .winter's iige. . So iSay^ivOhtrles Lathrop .'Pack, B,re*i&Bt of- tfie-National War* .Garden Commission, in VAmerican Forestry." As to drying, he tells ns that vBven .thei.'Bf3rptiane^1uiew.'about the ;i>roce8�^'/�8;the 'stores of jdehyrated Teg^tablM and fruit's 'tmiiTd^ in their | t�niplei .testify.V Mrj-Pack proceeds: ' Our cdd friend Joseph; tlie,first fooi ''administrator. of whom we liay* > any record, f got his job tjom his big idea? of having Pharaoh corner tlL ti^e - grain in tit* year of : a lilg ' -yield and dehydrate enough of it to keep tlie nation going through years of scarcity. The rest" of'us can do as well as hd^did, for the only intelligeat' co-operation he could �et was that of old'Sdl, who is workiarjuat as well now as he diH then.' Food drjihg is thus no new fad. It appeals to the American people. -The mjetbpd is simple; indeed,'there are fhree* methods. The common method (one might call it the Egyptian method) is to place slices of fruits � or vegetables' on "niuslln lengths and expose thMn to the sun; drying by artificial 'neat is done in an oven or on top of a stove (the trays being suspended over the stove) or in any, specially built dryer; drying by ajr blast includes thie use of an electric Ian, �which is put clpae to one end of stacketl trays on whiich sliced vegetables and fruits have been placed. The food prepar-,ed by^ny one of these methods is cheap, palatable, V and wholesome. ; But'the imaiti reason: why drying has become popular, we think. Is because it is more . economical than canning. Home drying is economical, but community drying is far more, so; the farmers bring their surplus tb a oeiitral plant to be dried; and'pay a small sum for the service or leave i small percentage of their products. �To return to Mr. Pack's artlble; any one, he prophesies, who, can' establish a central dohydrafing*pian't in a community whei^ there" may be ~ a total of several hundred or, a,thousand acres -In gardens will iinaterially lower the cost of living in, tliat community. We learn that.BuffaW liai^} taken the lead in establishing a' community drj-ing ^ kitchen.' Its record has given tho" Tvliole . city.jan Objectflesson in food' conservatic^i. The kitchen � dries on shares for farmers and others. >The output has been principally onions,, potatoes', tur* nips, carrots, cabbage, celery, and soup mixture. For the last named, a quarter-pound package, that sells for twenty-five cents, makes two gallons of soup; there Is also a package selling for' fifteen. cent8,,egough one gallon. What we,need,i,thcretoro, arc ;pentral dr:^hg plants'vtli&ughout'feche ebuiitry. % . ^ '1 W Wm^ .Another.I'^deiit smiUfS �S.j-tUlt in transportation. A pound of dried cabbage equals twenty pounds of the fresh article. Nearly twenty million dollars. It Is claimed, riiigtit beisayed in transportation each year If -we had a more universal application of dehy- GUiristmaa Camisoles PRETTY AND l)An�t THTO of Crepe de Chine Lace ............. $2.50 up of Soft Satins and Lace at .......... $2.00 up of Habutai Sills and Lace at............. $1.25: up Petticbdts for^Womem in Jertey SiB^at i . V   ^ $6.50 to $8.50 - ^$5i00ta^$9i^^ ... .$4.00to $6.50 $2.00 m MipiThtteto at inPUiinllabiitliat inNew^��t lies LOVELy QUALITIES IN BECOMING STYLES CrepeuMl Nfii^, each ,... .. .V (65cto SlsSO; - *mit;�atK :... ... A : 75cto^2.50 (jeorgette andLace at, each____> . $2.50 to $3.00 Satin and'iyc� at, each...........$1.50 to $2.50 The Xtnas Stock '' Holeproof "-the of Holeproof Hosiery Ideal Xftias Gift for Ladies - ^ W^^^*' P*'>'f 25, $U0 Sillc H6lep�M�tMp�e^(^ black, white and tan. ^^^^gP^i|wn, grey. navy. tan..black and whitj _ _ ; _ ' ' ^ #'"''^ me.m; ^ fiii&hi^I^Usie 1^^^ bl^ck, white At peil^ir . .^v........:. . ;75c � and colifi^s. At per pair ..... :. :... '. 50c J^nittld Goods inVSt*^ S\�(teATER^ATS FOR WOMEN lach $8.00, $10.00 and $f2.00 iFor Girls at, ,.. . ...........$4.00 to $7.50 WOPL SCARi AND TOQUE SETS Very big Xmas stock to Sj&pct from: Pretty combinations of'colors, ^asonably priced' ,fj� at $2.25, $|75, $3,25 to $4.50 . Xmas Towels and Lmeos Fancy Towel Sets, Neatly boxed at p^r set ^- - - -. . f : . . . $2.50, $3.50, $5.00 and $8.50 XMAS TURKISH BATR TOWELS Fancy, weave- In- shafdes blue, yellow, pink and mauve. Bo.ved each 'pair separately, per box ......i................ kMA^HAND EMBROIDERED LINENS Ruhners,. Centers, Trays, Squares and Doilies, beautiful, work on finest pure linen. . ^. ' '  ' ' ' 3. We will onljtJnention a-few of (he specials, but every dne a ba^^^^ be ^uj^iicated in Alberta. 'at NATURAL LYNX SET Worth ?90.00,.SolIlne '';�; gQ FINEST BEAVER SET Cape , and Round Muff. WJbi-th 1 | A A A ?ia.OO. Selling af;......... w .. IIU*^ : HUDSON SEAL COAT Finest quality all through.'Viforth 97A A A $325,ada to. the extra w l|urthor/r}oro, dehydrated viegeti, spvo tfcas they can h� put .up'l^f er contaijiers. ., Finally; the va is seenMiij^Jhr l?ehydft'fion; Eitructiirb,'" -vegetable bulk. So" .color and time of the Boer War, says-Mr. > Pack, was recently opened' and was found to be as palatable and nutritious as the day it was put up. 'Mr.f John Hays Hamnw^nd, who lived long in South Africa, la authority for the statement tliat the British soldiers could not tell it, cooked, from the fi^ti tOV:t(rliiGh they had been accnstdmed?- Dotfbtless-Ije* cause of this success, the 3rltiiJh War Ofllce baa purchased larg6 quantities of dried' food - during the present war for its soldiers In France and Syria. General Haig and General Alleub'y 'are � It i' ovfi War^ip^MtRwi't aki'Aioyi follow e4 fiult arid has already, shipped ahjm-m'ehso amount of'''drled/"ijCo6d abroad. Th6 taste thus acquired Jby.! the sOld-lei's for it should cause- a large de-oM uo uon�naiBUfK)'p9?u�.uBMan Xiajji, m^jjjd for It after the war WON'T^HA^E T AY FEES > MONTEB^, Dg#^l3.-4Tliat''" no ieea shall m required ftorn high isohpol) boys who' liayeibe% 'P*,er%as *infi-^ nrUfi Jlt^t,t..'r. 4 ,.^ �4,1^U;>. o4V..1. -s." iT- ' ,--------i^'y"""?' r.'^""'?-". and--who desire to cofltlniietlieir st'ud- ies, before entering; on a university Kco'ursef iyasttlib resolution passed un-; animously at a meeting of thd-'Broteat-arit board of school cohiiiii'ssibhera h61d last evening, this beln|, a �.a,llght .re^cognltlon of the 'spirit ,,9f--ivnsqlflsh-'nesB ^hich" animated ^|ieae bpys'^ho fprvthe,�jmevbefng' g^v^up tli^irvper-�soiiar'ambltl6& to 'sen(e'-tli'e'"' higlifer cause. , "' ? ;