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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE DA? LY .HERALD WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1914 Christmas Comes But Once a Year And the Greatest Gift in all the World is Happiness "WE DREAMED THAT WE STOOD IN THE SHADOW OF THE LAST CHRISTMAS TREE ON E.ARTH. WE ASKED OF THE COLD WINDS THAT SANG THROUGH ITS BRANCHES: 'WHAT IS THE LONE GIFT UPON THE TALLEST ANSWERED THE WINDS, MS THE ANSWER TO EVERY CHILD'S PRAYER ON CHRISTMAS THE PLEA OF ALL WHO HAVE EVER DREAMED, BUT NEVER AGAIN IN VAIN.'" "AND AS WE LOOKED AGAIN AT THIS LONE GIFT WE SAW THAT IT WAS THE HAPPINESS OF ALL THE WORLD." MAY THIS CHRISTMAS DAY, THE BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD, WITNESS PEACE AND HAPPINESS AMONG ALL NATIONS. THE RED CROSS DRUG AND BOOK COMPANY, LIMITED in our Stock for Every Stocking! There is a special advantage in making selections fron; a stock that provides something for every member of the family. We bought early and wisely and can offer our customers the cream of the world's best gift goods. Your holiday worry will be dispelled when you come and inspect our line. Our slock contains things that arc closely asso- ciated with the holiday as delightful perfumes, choice confectionery, cigars, etc. We are listing some of our leading' lines below, but it is impossible to give you any hint of the beauty, novelty and real worth of the goods, or of the compelling power of our low prices. Make your selections now while the assortment is complete. Stationery Fine boz papers are always in demand as Christmas gifts. Our stock contains the finest lot of papers ever shown in this locality and our prices are right. FANCY BOX PAPERS WITH HOLLY DECORA- TIONS, DESK SETS, PAPER: WEIGHTS, GOLD PENS, CALENDARS, ETC. Jf in" stationery.-, A Gift For Her! If there is any trouble in selecting a for a is usually due to confusion caused t-y such a large array suitable items. AVe submit a few suggestions: JEWEL POXES, MANICURE SETS, ART CALENDARS, TOILET CASES, CANDLESTICKS, VASES, BOOKS. CONFECTIONERY, STERLING NOVELTIES, ETC. For 3 useful and appropriate gift, a beautiful Toilet or Mani- cure Set is supreme. We have an exceptionally fine line of these in Leather Cases and with Ebony, Ivory and Silver Fittings. From to 325.00. Toilet Goods "We always carry au adequate line cf such toilet articles as- BRUSHES, TOILET SETS, MANICURE SETS, TRAVELLING CASES, ETC. The selection of such g-oods as gifts betoken good judgment. They combine the essentials ot a perfect gift, for they are durable and useful as well as beautiful. For the Little Folks! Christmas means more to the little folks, than it does to the sron-n-ups. -See'that their stockings are well filled. Our stock is overflowing with that will pleaae at prices that will please the big folks who do the buying. DG._LSf TOYS, GAMES, JUVENILE BOOKS, ETC. Bring the children in and let them see of toys. They will be apt to let you know what they want ".Santa Claus" to give them. For the Old Folks The older folks' are apt to he Interested in least-to- the extent of ibeing remem- bered. BOOKS; CALENDARS, ETC., make appro- priate' gifts for" the; o'.d folks who appreciate some- thing useful, Our stock will suggest many appropriate items. 1 'Such articles should be purchased early, before the real holiday ni A Gift for Him A man is not hard to Sentiment does not play as great a part in his life as it does in a woman's. Give, a man something useful and-you are apt to make him CIGARS, SMOKING SLAVING SETS, FOUNTAIN PENS, BOOKS, POCKET BOOKS, BRUSHES, TRAVELLING SETS, WATCHES, CAMERAS. MILITARY BRUSHEa-j-Ejyisrjr, man-wants Mtii-' tary .them. In .all..sizes, and styles with and Vittiout: 'cases', in Ebony, Ivory arid Fox Wood, from 51.00-to.58.00 pair. Kodaks If you wish to extend Christmas throughout. the year give a Kodak. You can make the entire family happy with a Kodak. A Kodak teaches love of nature. It means instruction, amusement and recreation now and satisfaction hi the years to come. have Kodaks from _to If any special size is wanted not in stock, we shall be glad to order it. Shaving Sets If he is a self-shaver he will welcome an up-to-date set. If he. Is not a start him on the right road by-giving Jiim a Safety Razor. We have a nice line of RAZORS, SAFETY RAZORS, MUGS, STROPS, to Toys We have all of the new things in toys--Mechanical Toys and Novelties, too Oar jobber secured a Jine of.Imported Toys before the war we are in a position to supply every- thing from "Toyiand" just as in. former years. ;Bring the.children to see our stock. Perfumes If there is any special item that .de- serves the title of "A it Is nertume. It. is always appropriate and it is always.acceptable. Diving to the.approach of the holiday season, we have increased our line of HANDKERCHIEF TPII-6T WATERS, COLOGNES, SATCHET8 etc. Any of these can be furnished in fancy gift packages. Perfume 'Prices axe not advanced during the holidays.- From 25c to ?5.00 bottle. Brass .ware Always welcome, always always ornamental.: ,Our stock IJnias is very complete and -contains nunj flow and attractive articles: JEWEL CASES, JARDINIERES, .CANDLE STICKS, SMOKERS' SETS, ETC. Leather Goods Like Jewelry, .all Leather; Goods make Gifts can be selected from this department for ladies or gentle- men, f BURNT AND PAINTED LEATHER ARTICLES, POCKET POOKS, PURSES, CARD CASES, CIGAR CASES, BILL'BOOKS, TRAVELLING- CASES, ETC, i If you looking for practical, sensible gifts, don't over- look Choice Candies Candy is indispensable at Christmas time, The child- ren an-d grown-ups Tvaat it. pur confectionery stock has ibeen greatly iricreased to meet the holiday demands. In Chocolates and Bon Bons we make a'specialty of FORD'S.. These are sold in bulk or boxes. The special Christ- mas Boxes are very attract- ive. No matter Tvhat-> else you may send a box of Ford's delicious candy. Games There is no danger "of having too many toys In thie home. The older'members of the family enjoy a good game, juat as much as the children. No matter what else you touy for the children, remember that their happiness wilTnot be complete without a few of the new etc.. Let'the children come to "Senta Glaus'-Store." -Prices iOc tO J3.00: Books Books make excellent gifts because.they are treasured for' a lifetime and never IOBC their fascination. Books make excel- lent gifts for young and oldl Our stock, includes the" latest editions of all the favorite besides a large variety of juvenile and special gift books. Magazine subscriptions make good gifts and we shall be glad to place the subscriptions for-you. Pricea as low as you can secure through any agency. Dolls Christmas would not real to the girls if "Santa" [ailed to bring a new. doll. The' (best place to buy. dolls is at our store. We have them dressed and undressed. KID DOLLS, RUBBER DOLLS, CHINA DOLLS, ETC. Prices range from fi cents up to I ICC CITI Our experience in the selling of Christmas Goods convinces us.that most people like gifts that are U3LrUL ful such asiToiltt Sets, Rare Sets, Fine Brushes, Etc, The items Jlake a Ust 9f lhe things you are most interested in and bring it with you when you visit our store. Economical and Merry Christmas for ali. practice 1 as well as attractive. We have a great array of use- -listpd in 'this, ad should afford some valuable suggestions. -Oiir magnificent assortment and low prices assure an The Red Cross Drug and Book Co., Limited Quecnsiowh.'Alta., Dec. cal branch of the held (their, annual meeting on Deoenib-er 4, and .It- was u great success. Mr. of Vulcan itddrebBod the meeting on "Co- t'i'.e ration." This local now has 123 members in good stand lug. The movement for removing from grazing lenses made quite a stfr. iind it seems ovary-body. ntrongly opposed to It, It U argued thut if tlio leaseholders do not see1 their ivay -clear to pay tdxes let them :hrow nn their leanen, no settlers' can got the hind under the Hoiiieatead Act. Jf taxes are taken off, there are some school districts here that TrUl to quit business' entirely, and that will mean that quite a few wiU move out to some other jflacs where they can get echool accommodation for their children. Aiiuilier grievance we are suffering is that we have been asking the gov- ernment to build a bridge across the Bow River In the vicmlty of Cluny> but they have always put "with the old "alory that next year would have a railroad. But so far they aeem juat as far off as ever. Quite a number of our, local-men wont to the Indian coal mines liist. week, amongst tlrem were our ter, thresher, blacksmith, commission- er, school director and poetmaater. Peter Sail went along 8bow them the road. U A. Magee took.a trip to Gletcnen. lust week. It took :hlm three days, as he had to go around by the bridge- southwest of Glelchen. We ars Just wondering when the government will talce a iittlo notice of us, and ettber give us a bridge at Cluny, or see that, Tve get a' railway on the ibuth side of the Bow river. It is reported that owing to other engagements, Mlas Taggart will quit teaching the QtteenBtown school This is a disappointment to etorybody trib- utary to this gchool, as she Is a very able teacher, "who has won the epwL will ot every child going to Bi-t we win all join In hearty thanks for what she has done for the Queenaf town school; Mrs. T. H. Thompson and M, Nelson returned from Norway some ttnie ago. They report having bad a good timo in, the old country, but are glad' to be back in Alberta. Percy King Smith. Robert Row amd) others are going to the front JTaber, annual meeting at- the ratepayers of the towa of Taber to hear ;thft report of the Hospital Board, and to elect six new directors, was held In.the school aud- itorium on Friday 'evening last' Mr. R. H. Anderson, the president of the Board, took the chair, and explained .that although they had ''been unable to open the noapltal, yet. they-had raised .sufficient funds, during the year, to purchase the'necessary'.equip- ment for, the' operating room, and also to furnish' twrtve beds' and the kit- chen, and that now at a few hours' no- tice they would be able to 'open the hospital In case of emergency. The following were elected to fill the va- cancies on board of directors: Mrs. S. T. McColl, Messrs.. J.-'K. How- ard, E. T. Weatlake, A. Bateman, p. A. Hayhes. "The treasurer's books showed a balance on. ihaad of 5274.37. This morning the flra brifade re- ceived a call to McLaren's, bakery, where the roof of the bakery-had caught. A few minntesV work "suffic- ed to put the fire very little damage to either building or stock. FINOS OHM, Cardston, Alta., Dec. some- what unique case came up before 'Jus- live Barker last Saturday, afternoon. A charge of selling found property without advertising it was -laid j Leishman; a t'orrticr i resident of this town. It appears that :a fur overcoat which was lost by a I young man named Thompson, contaiu- j'ing a five-dollar postal nioney order, (was found or taken by the accused, I who sold the coat'to'a.mah by the j name-of Bennett. Young Thompson, who did not own the coafc, was made to reptaco the full 'value of the 'loss to the owner, Johnason, -in whose'.fa- vor tlie postal money, 'order was 1 drawn. Thompson, some time later discovered the coat being HenneU, from ..whoni he learned the. name of tliei seller.: money order was gone ami. upon investiga- .tioii it was ;found to have cash- ed with JphansonV' name .'fqrged thereon. A prptnpily laid against Leishman. A conviction, of selling goods which did not belong to him was registered ami tbVJ. P- gave a sentence of 30 .days. Leishman Appealed .the lie was let out The matter of the fprgMV.was not gone into. Probably this, will be brought up at 'Mrs. J. B. Cooper, wife of a well I known'- MillarviUe rancher, Ja dead. Norman Cornell, arrested at'High- Rate, Out., and taken to Wellaml on id burglary charge, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to serve two years, jless one ilay, at the, Guelph Prison form. He also admiU committing M'lims ui otcvetibviiie and Bridal burg. ;