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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER II, IfM. Close-lit RTS CLOSE. TIE SLIPS EASILY. STAYS LOCKED. MADE IN TWO INCH ONLY. TOOKt BROS. LIMITED, MONTREAL MAKERS OF SHIRTS, COLLARS, TIES. VESTS IMPORTERS OF FURNISHINGS. 3 TO VISIT COBALT. Rambling Reveries BY DREAM Christmas A right, real, happy Christmas. Reveries j merry-go-mund, j There is much cheer in a kind word and a "Merry The value of a Christmas gift lies j the testimony it gives of the af-j feet ion that prompts it. j Beautiful and right it is that gifts I and good wishes should fill the air! like snow flakes at Christmas tide, j The Christmas chimes are pealing, j softly pealing, the joyous sounds are i ringing, ever louder and nearer and nearer, like a sweet toned, beuedication falling on the ear. Glad, i ringers are pulling the ropes, and in j j one grand swell of melody Christmas with its old, yet ever new and mar-j velous mysteries, bursts triumphant-1 ingtou, or Wellington, or Napoleon., Over SI000 worth of DIAMONDS Rings, Pins, Lockets, etc. Just in Today C. ROSS TATE NEW STAFFORD BLOCK THE BOY'S POST-PRANDIAL i Cuv! Tli' Christmas dinner Is a winner! With th' turkey gc'ttin' thinner Till there's just th' bones an1 j ueck I Like a wreck Stundin' lonesome on th' platter, An 'you feel yourself get fatter they pass th' sweet potatoes, An' th' stewed corn an' tomatoes. An' th' cloves-stuck-in it ham, An' th' jam. i An' ih' celery an' pickles. An th' cider with th' tickles When, you swallow. Wisht you's hollow Clean, completely to your feet So's 'at you could eat an' eat! My! Th' dandy Christmas dinner fs th' best, or I'm a sinner! Say, there ain't a better tune Than th' tinkle of your spoon Or your knife an' fork a clinkin' On your plate! That's what I'm iv on the earth once more. i or Alexander the Great, or even the birth of a nation. It is the birth of Toronto, De The fact thai- Christmas giving is j the world's Redeemer, who was Von Pod and George Ohlan, of the fi exchanffe of often not need- ?iven as an atonement for sin. 1 r. _ T-r -I _ c big firm of. Hudsons Consolidated; London, Eng., are here. They have- large mining and industrial interests in South and West Africa, Brazil, South America and Mexico. They will visit the silver fields of Cobalt. and that it tends to mutual loss rather than mutual At this time of the year the faith QUEEN'S REPRESENTATIVE. Ztec 16__The of Queen's University today appointed Dean Cappen, Vice-Principal Watson. Professors Mathcson, Clark and An- derson, to confer with the Dominion Government in regard to higher civil service examinations. METHODISTS TO ACT hv law of barier-fjlevaies it- children is strongly empha- sized. Throughout the world of Christendom childhood is looking to that mysterious individual Santa Glaus for the bestowal of his annual favor. Implicitly the little ones be- lieve in his existence and in his ben- eficence arid from even letter box thv above trade. The perennial benevo- which finds its expression in j Christmas giving has the stamp of the divine :ind the spiritual upon it, atid it argues that there is something more in man than the mere material- ist rsfHs there. The governments of all the world foster the love of home. Liberal laws are enacted with this end in voke the protecting arm of the whole I An' th' punkiu-pie, and WJiy, a fellow would be wooden If he didn't eat it all An' then, call For another piece o' cake. vivw. The public domain is gener- Who's afraid, o' ously- bestowed upon bona fide! settlers. The various states, with- Christmas' comes but onct a year; out, we believe, a single exception, -Mustn't spoil it while it's ave exempted the homes from seiz-! When we've et th' table bare, ure for even a just debt. In short J'Gee! clothes is hard to wear, the protection and sacredness of the An' the folks say: "Bless his heart, homes goes side by side with that j He has done a grown man's of the person. It is the commend- Wisht they'd bless my stomach, too, able desire of every worthy citizen That'd help when we get through _____ the country missives to him are j to be'ihe owner of his own home''Cause my heart can get Christmas is really the world's j a fewjin fee simple, and to encourage this An' keep beatin' good an', strong; tribe and upon them are Pathetic- Is AV: 01 i tiJ- i_ t_-i ti A w t4 i ;r j i i .t" ail taith typical 01 tms childhood I been enacted the earths sunace observe it in some I urc" tucttieu. j d..sire have all these beneficent laws But my stomach! Oh, gee whiz! Guess that's where my conscience T_ J.T f w UVU HAt. forui. The lorms mav varv but thei _" _ i similar to these? Somenow, faith, and are not the rewards of it} But God must be in all to insure sirit is everywhere the same. The different nations of the world cele- part of our nature and few there be brate the virtues and illustrious of their great men and we on '_ I who can live very good without, it. Toronto.. Dec. special meet- i this side of the water do the same j _ would take away the faith that a child has in this mysterious per- ing of Methodist committee church union will be held and when we celebrate the birth of King i sonage, Santa Glaus, myth though he Edward in November, or the birth of be, and who would take from weak ranRernents made for the scheme''to I the nation in'July, but- in December be sent to quarterly boards and an- nual conferences. the world celebrates an event which far surpasses the birthday of Wash- j and frail humanity that larger sweet- er trust in the eternal goodness. the full measure of happiness that j-ttope there's some left for tonight may therein be produced. In our j When I'll have more appuhtite early Sunday school lessons we werei right! taught that God was everywhere, and j Huh! My Uncle John, w'y, he spiritually considered, this is true, i Sez I lack capacity! Th' Christmas dinner Is a The Guidepost To Good Clothes- Look for this label distinguishing sicrn of "Progress Bran Suits and Overcoats Sold and Guaranteed by McKELVIE McGUIRE. Yet it is not in this sense that the I Gee! expression is used. NOT in the sense; that God should be present in em- j D. Ivesbit in Everybodv's. broiclered mottoes on the wall, but t-hat the spirit of is peace, justice, love, forbearance, temperance, fill the bosoms of those therein dwelling. For vrnere tlig spirit ol Christ abides not, the spirit of evil is sure to in- BOWVILLE NEWS. trude. In the spiritual and when a Dear readers of this column, it is i ours to again greet you with a "Merry We have con- i tiaued our "labor of until this time, and hero we are. Yet it is from no selfish motives, we assure j you, or ambition for public emolu- I merits that- we have continued our S work., or shall continue it, but only i with the desire to do good, peradven- hire brighten some life., encourage representative of the Japanese Gov-jcess and happiness in his some despondent one, a few is here to'studv the social About eight couples were present, j brief words of truth to drive error ancl economic aspects of Canadian! The Paulson bov I irom the heart, and possibly to lead Bowville, Dec. Driver and soii_were greatk surprised on Dec. of their neighbors life there are no empty houses. j gathered at his new house and spent -----------------------------------------------I the evening in dancing. Supper was JAPANESE STUDYING US. j served at 12 o'clock, the party broke Montreal, Dec. Yuen, a j up, and all wished Mr. Driver suc- Hayr Bros. SEE US ABOUT Xmas Gifts We have one of the finest selected stocks of Cutlery and Electro Plate in Alberta. We extend a cordial invitation to every one to call and see our stock. You Trill find it an easy matter to select a gift for your friend Hayr Bros. Phone 75 P.O. Box 87 'some one to "choose that better part" that might not otherwise have i done so. How well we have suc- ceeded, you, reader, will have to de- j clare. We are admonished to "sow beside fill waters, knowing not which shall prosper, this or that." We have simply written for the "Home the most sacred precinct under heaven, and if there be any home or heart made better and righter because of our words, verily we shall receive our reward. pres have gor affairs and collect information regard-1 ISTorth Dakota on a visit. to ing the attitude of the Government and people toward the exclusion of i Asiatics. "i We have a choice assortment of Couches at a bargain Also a new shipment of Mattresses Come and See Them White Furniture Co. Bo-wman Block Crabb Street HINDUS LIKE B.C. Vancouver, B.C., Dec. 17. CoL Swaine, Governor of British, Hon- duras, today for Ottawa. He An organizer is in Bowville this week to organize a camp of the Mod- ern Woodmen of America. There are quite a few members in this neigh- borhood, and there will be a largo number join. Prayer meeting was held in the school house last Tuesdav eveninct. was unable even to hire a dozen Sikho I There were not many present. for police work at fairly high wages, and is convinced that all the Hindus Mr. Williams and Mr. Wyman went to the Black Spring Eidge school now in British Columbia will refuse house to work UP the railroad agita- to go anywhere else. i Merry Yuletide i This :s the merry Tuletide season, j when all the joys of life centre round the fireside. The members of the family, if at all convenient, gather at this time under the parental roof. To enhance good feeling, presents are bestowed and greetings sent to ab- sent ones. The home, be it ever so humble, is the one sweet spot to which all eyes are longingly turned, and from which all happiness radi- ates. The proud boast of the old English common law that "a man's home is his castle." The four winds of heaven might blow through its chinks and crannies, but the king himself might not cross its threshold unbid- den. Only the law's stern necessity in pursuit of crime could authorize an unwelcome intrusion. The sanctity of former times still j scrupulously surroundes it, and the sacrCdness of its portal has been but enhanced by the advancement of civ- ilization. The modern home needs neithei baltiements, nor bas- tions to protect it from the assaults of the powerful. The humbles citi- zen to defend his lowly shack can in- I tion; Mr. Jess i Schneider went EASTERN CANADIAN EXCUR- SIONS Stephens ancl Mr. to Barrhill for the same purpose, and Mr. Ben Lukens and Mr. Eenolds went to Plainfield i on the same business. The building of a railroad into this district is just what the country needs -for its development, and it cannot come any too soon. We hope to have a road here before long, and that- is the reason the farmers are making this concentrated effort. They are going to organize everywhere and make a very determined effort to get a railroad, which we need the worst- way. The Stephens Bros, sold' a fine large team of oxen last Friday to Mr. Trew, of Lethbridge. Ed. Reynolds has returned to Leth- bridge to spend "a few days "with his sisters and mother. Mr. Reynolds has returned home once more. A friend from the States has come with him. Inspector of Homesteads Link has been here proving up several home- steaders this week. Leon Burns has sold two teams this week, and has purchased one. Mrs. Ottot and Mrs. Dorothy stop- ped- in Bowville for dinner Monday. Mrs. Ottot was on her way to visit her folks in Montana, Mrs. Dorothy to visit her folks in Michigan. Mrs. John-Houser has been very ill this week. While Mr. Link was hitching up today he had a runaway. The horses went over three fences, but nothing was hurt but the rences; they need repair. Gus Hadford took two loads of wheat to Lethbridge last Thursday. He was accompanied by his brother. KILLED THE KEEPER. Toronto, Dec. Bokton, an employee of the Mimico Asylum, who was attacked by a lunatic with a, pitchfork on Wednesday, died to- night. REAL ESTATE T, E. PATTERSON, Office, Oliver Block. Phone 287. 2 LOTS Wood St. in: ON close 2 LOTS McKILLOP ADDNr, NEAR Ellison Mill, 3 LOTS ON WESTMINSTER CLOSE to school, 1 ACRE LOT CORNER OF McBETH Bailey St., X mile from school, 3750. X ACRE OPPOSITE THE LAST 1450. Ave., ?1200. Cash and per month until paid for. Rents for per month. W. R. BROWN Varnishing Household Furniture. Carriage Painter House Painter Paper Hanger Wood finisher, etc. Phone Argyle Ave. Extra Tourist Car Service In connection with the Eastern Canadian Excursions, the Canadian Pacific Railway Company will oper- ate the following tourist car service Kootenay Landing to Toronto direct, to be attached to train No. 214 leaving Kootenay Ldg. on Dec. 1st, 8th, I5th and 20th. For reserva- tions in these cars apply to your nearest agent. 298-13 SNUfonl Co. Tiie AIM Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET Lots North of the Railroad and West of Westminster Rd, FROM Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each One-third. cash, one-third 6 x 12 months Interest 6 per cent, per annum Apply Alberta Railway and Irrigation Co, (land lethbridge, Alta, Get our on Corrugated Iron Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying eluowhere s" We have just placed a carload of the well-known A Co.'s goods in stock ULIKtH'3 COMP1NY Office and Factory Cor. ROUND and BOMPIS STREETS Telephone 153 i J! Yard, Smith St Phone 195 Ring Up 108 When vou want DRAYING Done promptly aucl satisfactorily JOHN T BRODIE Place Your Orders for DRAYING! "UNIVERSAL" AND "ENTERPRISE1 FOOD CHOPPERS CHOP MEATS VEGETABLES FRUITS NUTS, ETC. ALMOND ICING AFTER BUNCHING NUTS, DRY THOROUGHLY AND PUT THROUGH YOUR CHOPPER BREAD CRUMBS AFTER DRYING BREAD THOR- OUGHLY, PUT THROUGH YOUR CHOPPER No. 1 UNIVERSAL, U Ib. cap. ....WITH.... JUS. FRAME Satisfaction chianititeed I PHONE 289 t it it it tt 2 3 21 3 if. 5 ENTERPRISE ll Ib. cap. 10 3 22 4 2.00 3.25 2.00 3.00 4.25 WRITE US. SKiffonl Aunew Co. ;