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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta S- Thursday, E. J. HILL CO. THE BUSY STORE E. J. HILL CO. I THE BUSY THE LETHBRIPGE DAILY HERALD GIFTS A I! w as the crowds increase. We suggest the morning a, the mS. IHJRJJADl NARROW ESCAPE Order of Postponement Came to Sheriff Young Registered Mail-Everything Ready for the Execution would appear that Wasil Choba. the condemned murderer who to have been executed at the bar- racks tms morning but whose execu- tion was yesterday postponed until taat a local man has been appointed, >yas here.and had gone'over the scaf- iom and made' his other arranger trmntc j morning. ments. The cause or the postponement as 14th, -nad a very close shave- In yesterclay's Merald, was that from goin. JWs to See the Decorations The Greatest Christmas Store in Lethbrictee ___________ SEE Santa-Claus order postponing his Gifts of Neckwear and Belts You're always safe in choosing a dainty neck piece or a sinart belt from this stock of ours. Something new every day and reasonably priced, too. Dresden Silt, Bow Ties ....35c, 50c, 75c Fancy-Chiffon Jabots, "new-rn" 50c to SI .50 ?2.00 Gold or Silver Elastic Belts for Beautiful Cut Steel Elastic Belts, !New Silk" Collars, pleated effects, sbc, 75c Phoenix Mufflers, very special ...50c, 75c Chiffon Auto Veils, Dainty Gift Handkerchiefs A beautiful collection of dainty Swiss Embroider- ed also many lace trimmed linen and fine lawn hemstitched kerchiefs. Make an early choice Ladies' Embroidered Kerchiefs, spec- lal 15c to 50c Lassue Kerchiefs, fancy border; some- thing', new. Souvenir Silk Handkerchief 's, "special 'Men's Linen Kerchiefs, hemstitched Men's Colored Border Silk Kerchiefs __ -0 Ladies' Plain Hemstitched Kerchiefs from Gloves Always Acceptable Gloves here for every member of "the family; gloves of every description, made by the best English .'and Canadian mak- Every pair guaranteed. Dainty Gift Boxes with every pair over Ladies' Extra Quality Kid Gloves, a pr 50 Ladies' Suede Gloves, silk lined special L'oo Ladies' Mocha Gloves-.or fur Mocha Gloves, wool lined'ji.50 Men's Mocha Gloves, fur lined Men's Knitted Ringwood Buy Her a Silk Dress And be sure to buy it here-for here is the place the better dressed women look fur their style, as veil as value. A few Crepe de Chene Dresses, in grey and black; marked low for Xmas time Beautiful Pongee Silk worth easily ?2o; all sizes and colors Chiffon over Dresden Silk, also beauu- n ful Duchess Silk Dresses, extra at Black Voile Dress, trimmings of "braid fcOC another special or silk; Slippers for All Christmas Day without a new pair "of slippers on one's feet wouldn't seem like Shristmas at all to slippers for Men, Women'and children has no equal in the sity. Prices are low: 'Children's Felt Slippers, Girl's Fancy Felt and Velvet Slippers 75c to Ladies' Plain Velvet Slippers, to Ladies' Fancy Silk Slippers to Ikents Easy .-Felt. Slippers 75c to Men's Kid Slip-on Slippers, special Kimonas or Gowns, Which? Last year, the: ;demand exceeded ..the supply." This season finds us with a full stock of everything, that's new and good in..negligee garments. Sacques to ,-Japanese Crinkled Gowns ..Duckling Fleece Sacques, Duckling Fleece Gowns, Gowns, new patterns Padded Silk Gowns, all colors, JS.OO to Why Not One of These New Waists Excellent values in waists that reveal the season's newest ideas. This year we are show- ing more of the moderate price waists. Noth- ing more appropriate for your lady Embroidered Muslin Waists, to .Tailor-made Vesting Waists, to All-wool Delaine Waists, ?3.50 to 00 Black_ Taffeta Waists, special Chiffon over net Waists, new, QO Cream Fancy Net Waists, SO Chiffon Taffetta Silk Waists Hair Line Stripe Silk Waists Toys And Dolls One of the largest and finest col- lections of Toys and Dolls to-be seen a magnifi- cent 'display of these Children's Dolls! Why the chil- dren simply go wild over the many new things we are showing. All Boys' Carpenter Tool Sets. Express Trains on Tracks, Aeroplane Flving Machines. Toy Automobiles. Horns, Rattles, Tops. Horses, Elephants, Dogs. Noah's Ark, Drums. :ii.B. Blocks. Rubber "Bails, Drawing Slates Picture Blocks. Rattles, Music Boxes. Teddy Bears. These Furs Make Excellent Gifts Was ever a woman Dorn who would not wel- come a fur garment or a choice neck piece of some rare fur at Christmas time? Our superb collection makes selection easy. Imported Coney Muffs Russian Marmot Muffs, S7.00 to' Stoles to match Coney Muffs Marmot Stoles, eztra qualitv Sia'oO P-us Muffs of Mink- Stoles of Labrador Mink, to Isabella, Fos Rug ..Muff 00 Persian Lamb Muffs, choice Children's Grey Lamb Collars Our Departments Are Aglow With The Spirit Of Christmas Furniture Hints Mission Oak Cellarette, Foot stool. lear -ov" to pieces, from so Mahogany and Oak Dressing 10' -525.00 i Men's House Coats Yes Really, the men have come to look for these snue- comfortable, garments at Christmas time Don't disappoint him. Here are some "just right Men's Camel's Hair House Coats Men s English Made Smoking Jackets Men's to 00 Men's Dressing Gown, plaid trim'mi'ngs ?'3-00 to ..................._ Serviceable Rugs A Suit Case or Baa -------_________O Purses and Leather Goods Hundreds of dainty articles usetul as well as orn- amentaj. Not hard to pick out a ChristmS out of this beautiful and varied Small Solid Leather Purses, 50c, 75c, Morroco Hand Bags, S1.50 to Music Folds, extra special........... Travelling Cases, good values 50 up Toilet Sets, a full range, to Collar Bags, all shades 00 a Christmas gift o.ut of the ordinary, and beautify the at the same time. Easy prices on these! Oriental Rugs now Two-tone Rugs, 27x60, now Kidderminster Huge, 27xSO Moquette Rugs, Persian Rugs 35x70 ......54.50 Plush Rugs, and Armtaster Rugs, 36x70 Values in Large Floor Rugs SPECIAL Your choice of any costume in the store at 2O CENT Discount time sell more lirly bristles ___ "------these Iow down Suit Cases to Solid Leather Suit Cases" to 57 50 English Travelling "cksesi" 4l 1 A full range of "Bags" tO QQ Also a complete range from to Somethings for Him _ Here's a few hints from one who knows I just what, the majority of men would prefer All-wool Sweater Coat to Safety Razor, all kinds from Shaving Mirrors, special ____ soc One of our new Neck Scarfs 75c to Silk and Wool Special, a, suit Men's Military Brushes in Military Brushes, sterling silver backs Buy a Tie or Shirt If you're in doubt as to what to give- make it a shirt. We'll gladly change i for him if he thinks it's "horrible." TV. G. R. Negligee Shirts, New Bows. Special 25c and ................35c 30 Doz. Silk String Ties to clear at ................25c Silk Poplin Ties, all shades 50c Bias Stripe French Derby Ties, 65c and 75c Fancy Ties in Xmas Box NEW SKIRTS 3OO brand new voile and pana- ma skirts for the Holiday trade. execution was only received by Sher- jJtt Malcolm YoanS by mail from Ot- tawa yesterday, morning. Had that letter gone astray, had the trains on luesday night missed connections at -Medicine Hat, as they often do, had any one. of the hundred and one con- j nngencies .that often, arise to dela received 'by the depart- ment of justice at Ottawa. Court stenographer Dawson here, acting on the Chief Justice's instructions, had only sent to Ottawa the evidence it being considered that the was. not necessary. udge's The de- partment, however, had decided that if was best to have it. and had evi- aently taken the matter up with the UCAO. V hOUrS' Cnobator Umef Justlce' wote to the probably have gone to his sheriff a few days ago advising him this morning. mat ne would hear from the depart- erected in one of the ment in a day or two, and unless he big stable. buildings at the barracks had 'been completed, and when tried out with sacks of flour, worked with out a hiten. Coroner A. E. Humph nes was laTthe act of making out the summons yesterday morning for the coroner's jury and Const McBrayne I of the mounted police, was waiting to 'tafce and .serve tnem, when the form- er received a phone message from the j'sneriff.announcing the postponement. lhe official the latter part is, in many quarters believed to be myth, it being believed n.eard to the contrary, not to go ahead with tne execution. snerltr Young and Supt. J. o. Wil- son of the mounted police yesterday morning acquainted the condemned man of the postponement of his exe- cution. Chobator took the news for a few -minutes without showing any signs or emotion. Then he asked if mere was any nope of a. reprieve. The sheriff replied tnat it' was not for him to say as he knew nothing about it. Lt is said that Chobotor after' that Broke down and wept bitterly. LEGISLATURE PROROGUES ON Business of the Session Will be all Cleared up- Only one Division onthe Estimates-Mudi Valuafele Criticism ofifeted: Dec. five hours yesterday- the: legislature passed .1911 totalling which" uses up nearly all of the bal- ance of, the A. G-: W. money-that is .left after paying off the liabilities 01 1910. Not item changedia the estimates and only one' 'ivisibh -was taken on motion of Michener to i strike out an item of for the first estimate oh the government house at Edmonton. Nevertheless a: great deal of valu- able criticism was made and al- though no item was changed the feel- j the'house-was--talaen'on nearly wQlfbe a guide to "the -Denches in. framing the estimates next year. of eleven .bills passed their third reading yesterday. The b'usi- .ness of the sessjbn wiU. be concluded today when the nouse will Z0 ir to committee on the remaining bills 'clean, them .off the ;slate., There is still the tenants' franchise ii'tfce Fri- monton charter and one or two more important measures to consider. uouse will prorogue tomorrow after- noon. SAD DEATH OF BARNES Kerosene Lamp Exploded and ne Died of Burns The funeral of Frederick William (Posie) Barnes, aged 40 years, who, as announced briefly in "yesterday's Herald, died in the hospital yesterday as a result of bums he received at his home in StaiTordville three or four days ago, when a kerosene lamp he had in his hand exploded, will take place tomorrow (Friday) a-fter-' noon at 2.45 o'clock, from Addison's j Undertaking Parlors to St. Augus- I tin's church, and thence to the ceme-'i tery. All members of the Eagles Or- der are requested to meet at the K of P. Hail at two o'clock I witn a view of attending the funtral The deceased was a Lethbridge old- timer, a son of the late William Barnes, who for many years operated the Barnes mine, now 'enlarged into j tne Royal Collieries. He leaves a j dow and sister, Mrs. A. E. Dupen. of [Royai view. ms mother is also liv- j ing- A sad feature in t with the matter is that it, ,vas ex- actly three years, almost to t-ie hour trpm the time Mrs. Barnes, sr., heard of the death of her son, and she heard Oi the death her husband who died at Montreal while on his to the old country. PURE FABRICATION Aid. David King says the report that he is endeavoring to have the recent civic elec- tions protested on the-ground of J. H. Fieetwood's acting as poll clerk while .a can- didate for the school.board, is a fabrication, pure and sim- PJte. TC.L.SGHAPHIC BRIEFS Ingersoil may buy out -its local wa- terworks plant and make it a muni- cipal institution. Gounley Hastings, of Sintaluta, Sask., was killed in the Lake of the Woods elevator there. David H. Gebhard, a Norfolk coun- ty farmer, was found dead in his home near Courtland. At St. John's, NSd., it is feared that the Danish schooner' Hamlet with her crew of five men, is lost Had a Distressing, Tick- ling Sensation in The COULD PT SLEEP AT NIGHT, Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Synm ja LOCAL OPT] BADLY BEATEN Vancouver, Dec. and. i-Tlnce Rupert yesterday voted down i tne local option bylaw, which was un- der -a Dominion government act sub- mitted to the electorate in British Co- lumbia for the first time. At Prince Kupert local option was defeated by 272 to 169 the smallness of the vote due to the fact that the old Do- minion voters' list was utilized. Th< vote actually represents only a small proportion or the citizens. Had a full vote been taken it is ;re those on the that the vote would however, nnva been the same in portion. It mil stop that ticklbs in the throat Ont., to not did medicine but it Wood's T Fot a bortle of Dr- woods Aorwa Pme Syrup, and by the ,two bottles J was entirely recoiricoeildillS it to be humbugged into buying the .Norway Pine Syrups but be sure np inDSf Jt iS trees the trade the price 2Sc. P'n9 Manufactured "only by.-The T. Miibura juioiited. Toronto. Out. ;