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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta TlttmSDAY, OEGRMBEH M, 1010 THE LKTIIBKIDljIv DAILY HKRALD PAOKNINIi London, Doc. Law said in the House of Commons thiB afternoon that no proposals for peace litul yet been received by the British government from tho central powers. He added that the entente fillies required adequate reparation for the past and adequate security for the future. "Something has happened of which I think it necessary that I should say o IJonar Law continued. "Naturally the papers are full of peace proposals from Berlin. Up to now no proposals have reached His Majesty's government. It is obvioue', that under thene circumstances no member of the government can make any statement on the subject." Considering the nature of this coun- try and how entirely its energies had been devoted to peace, Bonar. Law ivent on to was marvelous to consider how it had been organized for war. No more striking proof of the vitality of the country from the industrial-point view was found than In the enormous extent by which the output, of munitions had increased during the last year. Referring to the increase in loans to the allies and dominions, the chancellor said it would he gratifying to the house io know it has gone largely to Great Britain's allies, the dominions having heen able to finance their expendi- tures. These advances were just as much war expenditures, he said, as the amount expended on British troops. In regard to the bill introduced in order to avoid elections in case of new ministerB who are members of trie house, the chancellor expressed the hope house would allow It to pass through all its singes. Bonar Law said the house would be occupied with the appropriation bill on Monday and Tuesday. Being asked by John Redmond as to the possible length of the Christmas recess after prorogation, he replied: "I have been considering that, but the premier is ill and tho doctors will not allow me to see him, so I am not prepared to answer." Phillip Snowdon urged that the full day be given for the discussion of Ibo speech before tho neichatng of Chancellor Von Hethmann Hollweg, at which there were cries of "No" from all parts of the house. The chancellor said the total amount of votes of credit plnce the outbreak of tb-3 war was ,E includ- ing for extra administra- tion expenses. In moving the vote of credit lie said that, assuming the rate of expenditure was the same as at the present, tho vote would carry until February 24. The total tor the financial year would be The budget estimate of the financial year, lie said, was exceeded by Loans to allied governments amounted to dally. He said that Ihe daily average ex- cenditure of Great Britain in the war had reached Mr. Law said the actual expenditure had ex- ceeded the estimate owing to the In- crease in munitions and additional i loans to Great Britain's allies and to her dominions. The chancellor said: "Financially, we cannot hope to go on indefinitely ''on the present scale, but we can go on long enough to make sure that it will not be from financial-'causes if we fail to secure victory." MILA PHONE, 1224'- Dr. C. F. P. Conybearo left yester- day on a short trip to Ottawa. A fire which started in the pantry of their dwelling wined the little liome of Mrs. Herrod anil family com- pletely out of existence last night, and chased the family in their night clothes to find shelter at tho neigh- bor's. The homo is two miles north ot the experimental farm, and Mrs. Her- rod was alone with her children, her husband being at the front with the S2ml battalion. There are two hoys anil two girls, in the family. The mother and children barely escaped 'with their lives. The Nursing Mis- sion found clothes for family to- day, and a popular subscription was taken up in the city to aid the fam- ily A tragic feature of the affair is that the family had just purchased their supplies for the winter and were comfortably settled. They were buru- ed out two years ago. Results of the miners' vote on Tues- day at the Coalhurst camp resulted in big majorities for Biggs, Peacock and Brown. 14; Biggs 221. For the 231; Beards Thachntc'2 and Speers i. For the 219; Carter 18 and; JUaeleod 3. While the official figures from Ta- her are not available, officials, here have reports showing Graham 6, Biggs 1J1G for the presidency, and Brown i 196 and Carter G for the secretaryship. IffiSIAIES Saskatoon, Dec. are be- Jng taken to curtail the numbers of alien enemies and undesirable Amer- icans who are making illegal entry into Western Canada o.vor the border, by the immigration authorities at Ot- tawa, according to instructions, which have been issued to local officers of the department. The desired- result is to ue achieved by co-operation be- tween the. local -immigration officials and the officers-of the customs de partrncnt. The "Ladies Aid oC Si Uidrev, s church will" hold a social on Friday night at 8 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Soady, 1304 6th Ave. N- Please ac- cept this, the only invitation" By deciding ?25 business tax for the currant, year the city council this morning- settled the con- troversy over the 'New American Cut Rate Boot that the concern came under category oj transient traders, andf. was therefore liable to tho transient ttaders' license been made to the coun- cil, but Mr. proprietor of tho that he was ready at any time to sign up a sear's lease to the building. "there- fore, decided that the transient trad- ers' bylaw did not apply in this case and fixed a special business tax for the year of Next year 'the firm will be will, pay the re- gular business tax In discussing the case this morning Mayor Hardie. expressed the opinion .that the transient trader5' bylaw is ultra, vires and that a test case would prove it.so. A. T. Jewitt, treasurer of the Calgary school. has been appointed to a position on the Cana dlan. Hospitals Commission, Mr. and Mrs. 31. C. Merrlani of Lucky Strike are spending the week in the, clly. E. J. Cooper of Colitis 18 spending a few days with Mrs. A. Simpson. IIr. and Mrs. F. Hocking of Leth- bridge are registered at tl.ie Palliser. News-Telegram. Miss Nettie Urch of Monarch is spending a few days in the city with Miss Edra Smith. The Rebekahs have a meet- ing tonight owing to'tile iiro in the I. O. O. F. block. Mrs. Stanley Dunn has returned to her home in Natanc, Que., after an extended visit with her mother, Mrs. 3. R. Minor. Mr: and Mrs. H. W. Cartwright of Lowistown, are visiting rela- tives in the city uver Hie Christmas holidays. The Ladies' Aid of the Christian church will sew at the Red Cross rooms tomorrow afternoon. All ladies are asked to be present. The members of Maple Leaf cliap- ter. No. 7, Order of the Eastern Star, are invited to a tea given by the chapter pn Saturday afternoon from 3 to 5 'o'clock at 'the home of Mrs. D. A. Simpson, 634 15th Street South, in honor of the retiring worlhy matron, Mrs. C. McClenaghan, who leaves ihortlv for a visit-in the east. Tlio ladies' society of Ilic 11. of I.. F. and 10. will meet, for iied Cross sewing at the. borne of .Mrs. W. Din-ell, Surst. K. 1'. Stewart of the 78th 518 12th SI. north on I'rlday artor- battery, has returned from Kingston, noon. The young ladies' class of Wesley clmrcll intend holding an election of officers ut llio home of Mrs. 10th street south, at 8 p.m. on Friday j Mrs Brautiow oxlends a hearty invitation to all tho girls ofi the class to be present. Mr. C., Begin left last nighl lo nt-j tend the obsequies of Father Laconibcj at Hldmonton. i Many Christmas bad tea! at the Hudson's Bay tea room yester- I day afternoon when Mr.s. F. W. Dow- ner, Mrs. J. Virtue. .Mrs. Meecli and Miss Adeline Henderson were the Daughters of the Empire in charge. I Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Smith, Glcnelg Tower, announce the engage- ment of their only daughter. Edra Kathleen, to Mr. William T. R. Hen- Iderson of Moose Jaw. formerly of Lotbbridge. The wedding will lake place early ill January. Mrs. Robert S. Smith entertained yesterday afternoon in honor of her (laughter, Miss Edra Smith, who is to io married next month. Thirty guests were present and spent an enjoyable afternoon with their needlework. The hostess was assisted in serving re- freshments by Mrs. J. E. Hodgson, Mrs been doing and some ot the responsi-j bllifles it will undertake, emphasizing. QTTY AND DISTRICT particularly' the necessity for getting _________ tlie men back into regular employ- ment at the earliest possible moment. For Belgian Relief To accomplish this he described the A. Buchanan. M.P., acknowledges vocational training that is being given following contributions to the the returned soldiers in connection jjeigian Relief Fund: Sonny Fleming with the different hospitals and 25c; Mrs Robt. Moodie. Stafford vil- schools. At the present time there jagei 52.50; Mrs. C. S. Crest 52.00. are DO men taking special courses to fit them for new work, their injuries making it impossible for them to fol- low the employment they were en- gaged in bef Hig Inbotham Co L4d Advertieeinent IFTS AT THE 'BAY.' YOUR CHOICE IS PRACTICALLY UNLIMITED Ribbons, Bags, Hose and Gloves at Prices that will attract the Xmas Shopper Three.Inch Hair liiblwn Only.lOc a yiml. In blue, oink, while. 1 ft_ tan, brown, red and black. Per yd. Friday Hand Has Sale Solid leather bugs with best metal frames Lined throughout with colored inorine. Some with change purses. See North window. Tan Silk Hose Best, quality .Swiss Ellk. Sizes and 7C-. only. Pair I Jt-. i Black Kid Gloita on Sale Sizes ilJi, G, and only, ye See North window. On salo Friday, pair Select Your Xmas Candy From This List Celonit HHI-, Fudge Bar, Old Virginia Hue Calte, 'Sultana Har, Neilsons, Clanongs and Cowans Nut liar. Halters Caracas Sweei Chocolate Tablets, Pineapple .Milk Clioeolale .Bars. r All fresh and new. ISaeli OC Delicious .Jelly Chocolalo OA Acid Drops. pound Kicfi Ontario Mtiplc Sugar in Bou Bans Per pound............................. w In cakes, each 10c KnKHsli Confection. Assorted or separate OA- flavors. pound..................... OUC Ganoid's I Boxes. All cream hand dipped Chocolates. On sale Friday, only, Keith's Fudges. Plain OA Per pound OUC With Peanut' Buttor or Walnuts. Her pound We have :i complete Line of OWAJKS, TOBACCOS From which to select your Xmas supply. Ladies' Wear Specials for Friday Special Sale of Pine Qualify Fhuinelletti' Mftht Gowns. Splendidly made and priced ai. tfjj 1 Q Knell ip 1 1 3 Ladies' Flaiinellette Drawers Very special Friday Hliicic Sateen Underskirts. Full style. Special1 TOYLAND Olti'i-, in a i tiige ol Dolls flames Books DilN Aineiicau 3Lodcl BiiiMtHs Poll ('.images pic Make voin selec- tion thoue is