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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 'FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, THE LETH BRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE' Tliis is going to Ijo a Utility Chrisl.ums for. thousands of homes. In purchasing our stock for gift giving we have kept this in mind and now we have a fine assortment of USEFUL. EVERYDAY GIFTS Here .are a few of the opportunities we offer In high grade "utility ELECTRIC IRONS, SAFETY RAZORS FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS We have a well selected assortment of mechanical and other toys that -will surely please any boy or girl. Our prices on toys are down t.6 the lowest. SLEIGHS, SKATES, HOCKEY STICKS, HOCKEY PUCKS DECORATIVE MATERIAL Tinsel and other lines for decorating Christmas trees and namenting the home, church or school. C. G. OLANDER 524 I3th STREET NORTH Bathing In The Bullet Area ashore yourself from the trawler, you hasten "to your nearest friend's dug- out, and there talc cover until it is over. Most, of these dug-outs are cut down three ot four feet into the firouml, and have a tent spread over ,the top. Head cover is of very little use, because a direct hit will no the through almost anything, and simply brings down the roof on top of you, but It you sit below Lho ground level typi- you are fairly safe from the splinters ;cul day en Lancashire Landing. The nyjng outside. Almost every- Itrawler brings you from headquarters tent is with holes. In one, off the beach about 10 a.m. Other has bcen in constant use, there are constantly arriving, are no lcss thail afll scparatc holes, den with stores and troops. The aml it is quitc exciting to sit on the enemy, who always seems to know floor and watcl, fresh pccps oi sim_ is going on, suddenly opens up ijght coming through the top. The Asia with, a six-inch high vei- reiief oE hearing the shell burst is 'ocity gun. His great object is to enormouSj for then you know it can't (Following arc extracts from LAshmeaii Harriett's notes on Dardanelles operations up to 9 Let me attempt to describe a ,hnoek out a trawler or to destroy the landing stage. As you.caste an- chor a hundred yards from the shore, make a direct hit inside. Shelled Fish Sometimes a '.fortunate hit ,siyou hoar the shriek of a shell. You i up somc or destroy exactly where it is going -'to some is all. But and; a second later, a. this small amount' of damage is more tremendous splash astern and a great tiiail compensated for by the supply 'column of water rises almost as high Of excellent fish, which can be pur- the masts. Hardly have-you taken chasal after each bombardment. When your' eyes from the splash than an- the first shell hursts on Lancashire oilier comes hurtling through the air, .and also bursts in the sea.. ---Scurrying Bathers A steam pinnace conies -to take you Landing the Greek laborers run like frightened rats, never stopping until th'ey have reached their- holes. They watch the shells falling. .When off the trawler to. the landing-stage, one hursts on land they coil' them- and just as you set foot on it .you seives up 'their dug-outs and think the end of 'the world has come, for a sudden blast of air rushes by you, and an other gteat shell bursts right on the .beach. This is obvious- ly not a morning for Sea View, and you hasten to gain the shelter of the valley, when, as if -by -some concerted groan with terror, but when a shell bursts in the sea with a tremendous splash an avaricious gleaih Tnen you notice hours, strict, orders have been issued I that everybody is endeavoring to for everyone to take cover when the reacn the spot wnere the sheU lms first sneii bursts. on now see hun- I hurst. Once there all dive and disap- drads.oMittlc khaki.. figures j from view a moment later up J............ mto they coi like madmen, and disappearing just as rabbits .do at the sound of the first gun. Every hole has its inhabitant, ami. you just sec the tops of their heads peeping out between the intervals, to ome and swim breathlessly hack to the beach to regain their "funk- holes." But each has now something marketable in his hand, a fish stun- ned by the explosion, which fetches a ood price when the bombardment disappear t w from view directly the dreaded shriek Iias ceased. One fish caught is heard once nroro. Bathing is going I this maimer weighed thirty pounds, on, and the bathers who have produced" joy in a dozen loneh entered the sea are loth to hnnih-nrnnfs completing' their dip Sud denlj_a shell hursts in the just ahead" of them, and the} staj no longer Nalted forms are seen making, for the'beach as. fast-as they can swim or wade, and :whenever another shell is heard coining all disappear below IhCiVitfater to' escape the splinters. OneeWshore, no 'oneHakes 'the trou- dress 01 even to collect his double to, their warrens, never looking behind, and duo jn head ,JiTst, and. there remain until the sudden" cessation of the enemj 's "hateV; enables them' to retrieve their abindoned clothing Hav ing got The a nerve-rack- ing time But the} get fresh fish al- most every .what specialists recommend for build- ing up system. Sake new' neighbors want to grass, mum, 'and they sent over to ask the loan- of yo.ur lawn mower.' them qur lawn inow- ;er to cut grass on tlje Sabbath! Cei tain'iy not! Tell'them, Bridget, that we Transcript. Sixty Standard DrPRICrS CREAM BAKING POWDER Made from Cream of Tartar Made in Canada DOWS THE NUMBER OF s Gift Suggestions They otter you greatly simplify your Xmas. shopping. For instance, you can give a man no more acceptable gift than something to wear. This does not confine your choice to any two or three articles by any means, for at our store you will find literally dozens of different articles of Men's Wear, all of them selected because they have the right quality desired in a Christmas Gift. Mention who you are purchasing the gift for when yon call, and let us make some suggestions. The following by no means complete, will give you some slight idea of the variety of Suit- able Gifts you can obtain here: Christmas to Silk Mufflers..........................1.25 to 0.00 Gloves (silk or wool lined) 1.50 to 4.00 Smoking Jackets 7.50 to U.OO House Slippers........................ 1.25 to 2.75 Half Hose (silk and to 1.00 Pyjamas (in all materials) 1.75 to 7.00, Military Brushes (in leather case) 2.75 to 5.00 Suit Cases and Grips................... 2.50 to 20.00 Dressing Cases........................ 7.50 to 10.00 (These are handsomely fitted and very exceptional value.) Of Great Interest to You In previous years we have presented our customers with a choice Art Calendar as a Christmas expression of regard, but this year we are going' far ahead ol this. To emphasize the open ins of "cw we arc presenting ABSOLUTELY FREE A SOLID LEATHER GKIP, value...... (Made by Eveleigh) AN ENGLISH SILK SCARF, value (Buckingham make) SET OF MILITARY BRUSHES, (In Solid Leather Case) HANDSOME COLLAR BAG, (Solid Leather) LEATHER HANDKERCHIEF CASE, value.. (Containing Yz doz. Linen Handkerchiefs) Commencing; Saturday the ISth and continuing during the following week, every customer making- a purchase of 75c or over willbe handed a numbered ticket, the duplicate of which will be retained by us and placed in a scaled box. On Xnifls Eve at 10 o'clock the box will be opened and the fortunate ones holding the corresponding numbers of the tirst live tickets drawn from it will receive the FREE XMAS GIFT in the order advertised. The prizes Avill be exhibited in our windows during Christinas week, so be sure to come and SEE ROSE'S WIND 315 5th St. S. S. Rose Lethbridge Fennefather arc in charge of Monte j Carlo, assisted by iWrs. Grace. The "Kill the Kaiser" bootji at- tracts great attention. This is a skil- CONTINUED FROM. FRONT PASE I On the left of the building has" been you are'not skilful, perhaps you are arranged the cabaret show, a big attraction in itself. It is here j The Curio. Exhibit the pierrots perform in the evening. Thc shop provides It is here also that the visitors are rcally. the mcst interesting sight of opportunity of tripping .the thp symkhaiia. .without exag- light fantastic afternoon and evening, Bentley will let you to the.hest of music, and many there; here j-or a dime, but it is worth are who take full advantage of it j fue thc to Thc Pierrots a word of them i splendid collection of cunob They are not unknown in I cthbridge I can nc githcrcd together in Leth In fact their entertainment is al j bridge Manj hundreds of dollars in ways a welcome feature. They include curies are represented in this room, Airs. Lundy, Mrs. Brymner, the ftot the least interesting is the old Misses Helen and Mary Simpson, Miss melodian owned by Mr. Win. Mi'oford Dora Nimmons, Miss Stilt and Miss for years, and "fce him- Bawden, and Messrs. Waddingtori, szll plays for the entcrtjainment of the Hrynmer, Long, Smith, Parsons, visitors. A most splendid collection Skeith and Guifbault. Their numbers Of old war weapons is to be seen, call forth rounds of applause. 'Miss loaned by E. N. Higinbotham and Jessie .Johiistone danced-two delight- others, "while other collections of ful solo danots in tht evening which most interesting curios are loined bv were greatly enjoved i he children s j D Higmliothim Airs H L Sher- cntertainment in -the afternoons, "in jocv, Mrs. Downer, Mr. Tvlitford, Miss charge of Mrs. Conybcare is worth Hlagbiini, Mrs. M. Frteman, Mrs. Church, Mrs. John Craig, Mrs. Ham- The committee in ot the af ly Mrs Beards and others SUCCESSFUL BAZAAR i Magrath, Dec. bazaar held under the auspices ot the local .Wo- men's Institute was one of the moat successful ever conducted in Magrath. 'Dainty linens and other hand, work were there in profusion, and even the. most exacting of the needle craEt art might :have gone away satisfied both with the quality and quantity of the pieces shown. Needless to say a neat sum was realized from the sales of these articles. In conjunction with the -bazaar lunch and light re- freshments were served. President Mrs. Harold Wood and her associates are to be compliment- ed on thia business-like manner in which the bazaar was conducted and .the general success the work. Mr. and Mrs. John Lamb and daugh- ter Alberta, accompanied by Mr. Lamb's sister, left recently for the south where they spend the winter. Magrath Concert Brings Good Sum to Patriotic Fund Masrath, Dec. the' pretty Christmas cantata, was presented last night by-the pupils of the Magrath .school betpre one of .the largest and most appreciative audi- ences ever assembled. From the opening preliminary- number, "We'll Never Let the Old sung bv a well trained chorus of soldier boys to the flnal lowering of the cur- j tain the children commanded the iipt attention of the audience A'-jointed screwdriver fitted with bevel gearing so that it can be used at any angle' from its handle lias been invented. The In the afternoon a chance- to have] fair include Mrs Uobinion r Mrs. W. A.- Buchanan, vice-regent. Mrs. Ewart, Mrs, Meeth and Mrs JJH UH., tt V UIH Ul 1IU> 111C, VIlVtL Downer lliosr in of ihc {uno lold or thelt ,lls R. W.. LDHB is in charge ol this in tercsting booth. lnio future was haung m1hcir lhcir fol booths are Mrs Henley the curio exhibit Mrs Kumuh and Mrs Marrs, the candy booths Mrs. K. NT, Iliginbotham, the flowers Mrs. Meech, the art curb Mrs, Muiray, the plain sewing Mrs Kirk ham, the fancy won Mrs Hender son, the home cooking Mrs M S MoArthur. the "Kill the Kaiser" booth Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Stacey, the Christmas tree pulling contest, After ten vears of experimenting a Alassachusrt's carpenter has built a stiall table that contains .twenty- nine secTtt drawers. Mrs. Ritchie, the soil illmg drink booth., Sirs, nownrr and Mr1! 1 wirt, the tea room, 'Mrs. Starnes anil Mts. One1 of the world's most powerful wireless stations is being built by the French government on the island ol ialiitl. For Good Looks a woman must have good health. She can do her part by helping nature to keep the blood pure, the liver active and the bowels regular, with the aid of the mild, vegetable BEECHAM'S PILLS MfMAlMwM VfWT Hi principals, Bertha. Gibb as the yriuce Thebi Rich as the uueen -Sadie Clarke as. .Karl the '..huntsman, Aihcc oollex as the dainty Snow Wlilte all carried their diffi cult roles with dash find were ably suppoited by the mmor characters and a: series of well prettily gowned choruses.1 Charge of the Botage read Owen Heningcr, was loudly but ''Sister Susie Sewing Shirts for Soldiers icndered by 2i bovs ranging in age from Jh e to twelve years clad m khaki brought such uproarious ap plooise that U necessary to sent! the embryo col die rs on for a repeti tlon of the choma f The proceeds of the entertainment will, turned over to the local Patri- otic Fund committee About realized for this worthy cause the honor was tendered .liim for "ineii- torio.us and gallant conduct on the field." In civil life he is a leader Ja.'tUe. engineering profession m Australia. He was in command .of the. Fourth Australian infantry brigade, and brought the second Australian convoy to Egypt. After that lie went to the Gallipoli, -where his brigade was gled out for special commendation bj General Gedley for its splendid achievements. GETS ORDER OF THE BATH first -Australian gen- eral and the first Jew to recehe the Order of the Bath haw just had-the honor conferred upon him HB was SCHOOLJTEACHER Anaemic, Run-Down, -Haw She Recovered There are so many cases like this right here in kethtmdge that we publishing this InterestingMettsr With the he, s thjt some ot our customers ml u. U ol and get the same hap- py result that Miss Bacz did Key West 'I am a teacher and became anaemic, nenous, nm- orrrej or desire to do any- 1 conld not sleep and had that, d nenous teeUns that made, ,ne a burden to mjself I Had tnken _ various tonics without beneflt. -I. j- heard of Vinol and tnM it Soon I- j had a tood appetite, conld night and it built me up BO .j the ambition to do any kind of work. Marj L Baez Kei West, Florida. The reason Vinol was so success-" fnl in this case is because it Is 'a constitutional remedy that goes to the seat of trouhV The peptoutc ot iron contained in Vinol revitalizes the strengthening, ttssJC'buildiot prow ties of the extractives and beef peptone aid in bultdtag, the tired ovenyorked, ruiwloiiii tern. J D Brigadier General John Munaah, and j LethbridW, AHnrU. CO., ;