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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta tHE LETHBRtDOE PATLT SATURDAY, DECEMBER How the Black Bears Chased Santa Ciaus BY DONVONMEETER (All rljats reserved) very aext nlfht after eraadpa Ilia loW little about the beir did ,g5lmelt "Woof, tald the big bear, "loot what a flne tat little man that ______ _____________ __ Is iu that red ale-lib, won't he mike weidlngi she did not wait for him to a fiuewedding; dinner! Let us to after get willed to read bis paper, lint 'him and make a dlnaer of him. I am Jo know whet had become ot i awfully hungry and he iviU make a fine feast.'1 "As were all wry hungry and all would like a tana of lilt little fat man, they started at once to owtaka him and hla rein- deer. 1 "Kow when SanU it was he lo hie little red sleigh, loaded doirn the beara that 'had 'got married- and had chaied the poor little brown hear kavo. "WeB." grandpa, "It I tell YOU What happened, to those bears will you promise not to ask me to .tell you any more bear s lories J1' Oh yep, Grandpa, if you have no more bear stories to toll. But It you prwents for the children in the have Gone stories about rabbits, or Uoirn over" the It birds or jou will tell them to ChrUtoos those sUrt me, won I after him he began to diackla and Grandpa thougit this rather a. large'laugh, bocauso be knew how waa Cor a tot of clumsy bears to. catch Ills fleet-looted reindeer.' He wicked Ills long'whip and chicked lo his reindeer .and they' started to ran dovrii thetslde of the mountain so fast that those hears soon lost flight of iUj UWUUMJ Ira UUM BU47 it order, but there' was no olier way out vaa (or a lot of clumsy bears to try of tho trouble, BO he promised and began bte story. the black bears bc- gan to tire of flt.htlna' each other when 'they.had fallen down as the little i _____. .__ brown bear's tail gave way, the) jhfca, and being very tired they Tient 'looked abont to see what had become of the little brmin they jeculd And nothing but his fhort bushy (tail winch had broken off when they jail palled so hard to get him down. "While they were sniffing and looK- ifng. about, one of the older bears back to their dens and went to sleep. They did not wake up again until the next spring. Santa had Quite a time o! it, hold- Ing oh (o his toys and keeplnj In his fast did those little rein- deer run 'down the sldd of the moan- the rilhrsy, where. stopped, little board, tiiack and got out. "There no chimney if Ibis lit- e touee-'ajwl wuaiared, bow was going without Irak Ing the people who HTM there. "He tMa was the panted to he hail recelv- ad a letter from girt who bad isked him to to tor house and give her mother some good shoes and stocMcgs and warm, nltUns, she hoped he would kave a nice warm cap' and a pair ol mittens for her lath- er too, he had to work out In tha'cold and had no money to buy thtiigs with; and would her little brother warm thlnci to wear and a pair of for'Mr- self. She would be to happy If be cuulu arlxist Iwr uyytfrar iwit ut tie candy and a nuts, kwaaM they could not buy aay aa chltdnai could, but wouM he.be'sure til'Mug the "for daddy and mother be- cause they needed them so bartly" "You may be sure Santa was not going to pass such a little girl by, aad he looked about for a way to (ei into that litUe house. Presently he be chuckle and aaile as he saw a .window at the back, ot the took a llttlo loot horn'out o( hls.blc bag o! presents, and ValaIng'the rWtnd- ow very carefully, -he put theihorn under the sash and crawled thrbech Intu the llttla shack. VMy, he said, "what poor pepple'they niusl.be to have to live In such'a ?mull place." It hard 'wort gettinj througb that window; Santa was so round and t-thcrcght he saw tha littlo fellows run j tain, jumping two rods at a t'me and jnhig through but soon he J'raa ver> much surprised to see two (reindeer, hitched to a bright, red1 IslbiEb, In which a little round, fat iinan, "filth long white whiskers, dress- furs, and with a pointed cap ou and a long whip iu his hand along as though there ivas'not a bear in Eight. running over rocks and logs us they went. When they got down to level ground Santa straightened, out ;hla packagM they over the big bridge and up tha hill and Into the towu. "The towu was not so largo Uwa as It Is now, and Santa did not slop his-reindeer until, he had got acrou Excels All For Purity, Flavour and Aroma I7K If you have not tried it, send us a post card for a free sample, stating the price you now pay and if you use ONLY IABLETS MARKED ARE ASPIRIN Not Aspirin at All without the "Bayer Cross" Tor Colds, Pain; Headache, Ncunl- E-iracH. and for Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sciatica, Neu- 1 ntis, Aspirin marked with tie or you are not taking Aspirin at all. Accept only "Bayer Tablets oi i in an .unbroken scribed teen ;THE CALL TO VICTORIA QUEEN CITY OF CANADA '.Capital of British. Columbia, built on the finest site of Van- eotiver island of a thousand and'ever {recurring changes in scenic beauty. v, I FINEST OF MOTOR ROADS such as the famous Malalial drive. ,llnea( of Golf Courts and Social environments in-doors ;and oui-ot-doors. Get there by C.P.E. route ihrough CANADIAN PACIFIC ROCKIES Ctioice ol IRAINS i PACIFIC RAILWAY finterjoarte Pacific Coast'' IER SMART Abort Purclr tons States'shipyards reached a ot gross tons a year to d'ot Deoember.iifllt. the report At ojt March, l9SO, the> billt ttee? ahlpf alone 4t thl rate of tons a year, a small por- tion of tola being foreign tonnage. States .tonnage suftctent to (0 per cent'6t the foreign1 trade of ttw United States had nctet July 1 During the act wily carried 45 per'cerfln value of the exports from the United States aid W fer cent.' ot the Imports, the report said Mn 1914. American ships carried but. 10 per cent ot United States exports and KONTRaUi. fat But he succeeded In Ineldo without-.vraklng -the little-boy and girl who were .sleeping 'in d little cot in the corner. "He took stockings and shoes, mittens, and other, things .ontiof ;hls pack until one might think he was go- ing to start a stors in that little joom "There were stockings for the, moth er and mittens for the father, and stockings for the girl, and he filled thsm'_eJI arltbVa and nuts until there -.was not .'a' spec! ot room left. "All the. time waa smlliae to himself, until finally he felt A jolly over.tha joke of those, bean thinking they could outrun MB "reindeer, .that he chuckled right out loud This woke the two children, had-to scramble through that little window so fait that be dropped a big dolt on the.floor. He had intended If for a rich liitle'girl in another part.pt, the town-and it had eyes that would open and shut. "Well, never said otter little girt onti! next and away he toot horn' under, the ,mh too He had made notes that the little boy and girl sat np'in bed and began to rub their ayes.andjook about They thought they Bawvsome thing in the window, but were too sleepy to be sure about it ana''they lay.dawn again aud'-were soon spund _ .The..next the two chlldran woke they found, the room .very.cold and the They jumped bed and soon found the slocUngB., hanging ,on the Dte. the it eahT' anc- IB elan it- waa tts statement made today ai IvKlMoo ot the Canadian Club kjr Bon. Cfeas. Stewart. of Alberta polattu oat that of hnn- million acret of'Alberta tanning Sand, only .'were cultirated and of the half .million population of the province, sirty per cent, were rural This showed'that agriculture wit not as as It should be and it was to remedy this flate ot af- fairs that fanneti had banded to- gether in a orcanicatlon. Premier Stewart said he did not shire the fears expressed that iram! grants'from Central Kufope and tlis United Stntas had a. had Influence the west' Thanks to' tho fine eduiMi tlonal system, ImmigrantE from tral Europe were being moulded into good i Canadians. Dec.' ot Major General 0 It. Foster, C from he post ot assistant director ot rcedi chairs for_thero uo fireplace ifa _ to hang them, tiny ran to their parents.and woke ttem op wlth'thelr shouts ol 'Joy at what they had found. -they founj the tin hora.no- der.flie win flow sash and the with the moving eye's which Santa ha Is treil Itnown lba{ meiDt ta ftwllt tbd PUDllc afialnit thi Tablets of BBjer CoofttZ H (luapel wltu tbeEr seotral trade ciaik, tbft Croat." through the. window and they ran oul side to find his tracks, bat It hai snowed.all night and the tracks ha much sur prised, bufthotiTO children wer6 sure It must have been Sanla Claua wlio had sent them, and so it was, In a way, because he had set those good neighbors to thinking about their poor fnpmls, and Inat good things had come to'them. "Little Allco was yory qulot, fi? EOiue tlrno; then 'sho said: "Grandpai are there any more poor littlo child- ren in town 'f I am afraid there are said Grandpa. "Well, then, won't-you Ko and toll S.fnla Glaus about, them so they can have a lot of good things next Christ- rnas? You know If he ijoesn'l. have enough lo giro them can got :i lol moro so that ovory littlo boy anil girl can havo M 'milch for Ciiflst- mas as I have.' Won't that' be nnd she clapped her little hands.while grandpa looked but of'the window .for a long Urhc without; seeing anything at all.. When he looked again at Alice she had g6ne to steep, and Rtbbplng over he Msscd her ever so genUy lest ho should wake her up. He .did not try to read again tha't because bis eyen seemed h6 could not see very well. oihlo question before the, people 'to day MAJ.-GEN, FOSTER RETIRES fi.1 serttoei; and of Col; _____ Ward, C-Bi been confirmed by onlspin-council. Both officers, hare ex- cellent record? an.d.ww.cterseaB HONCDIA' The new facial treatment "for men and women who to be had at tie follow Ins' tarter Leader Uthbridge Hotel DISTRIBUTORS BOUEY BROS. CO., LIMITED 701 3rd 6t For Xmas Si Handkerchiefs Silk Table Covers and a number ot U. SHIPBUILDING: PROGRAM WAS VERY HEAVY WASHINGTON, Dec.( nual report of the United States com- missioner of naMgatfon made public today, atates that United States ships l.Mitlt and documented daring aggregated The report declares tiwi. Brnish ships un der constrnctlon on 1S20, a'g- whlch we will tell at a big discount a nice assortment of Christmas Cards Fancy Boxes of Candy Candy Beads THE CANADIAN-MADE Electric BING WO 320 1STH STREET NORTH .Horn to Mokf FtVw t Cough Syrup at Home' t HM M Ml a l a manest mrc. sz, Yon know that nsrf in nearly nit prescriptions and remedks for The reason is that cine contains serernl peculiar elements that bare a remark- effect in eoothint; and healing .tho tnembranes- of throat .and .chest. Pine k, famotia for tbuhpiirpoee, Pino couch combinations sjruo is nnraliy plain Atqrdccn, voted lo with home made Or you cart W clarified honey, r or corn eyrup, instead-of syrup iittitr way, TOU make 16 than you can buy ready for It Tiuro good and thildren take it taserly Tiou csn feel this t-ike loH of t conch or TOW .1 a tbeani IUBIHCM couch may he dry, tljjht, or raav be from tho toTnalion of ri.locni The canto is the this iticx und Syrup combination will 'stop in 21 hoiira or Splendid, loo, for tironrhial asthma, hosrbeness, .or any ordinary throat ailment, Pinex is r. liichlv concentrated.coaj- ijuuiul of irenuinn extriet, md is famous the world over for its prompt ujinn DCKOTO of fiibstitntcfl; Ask j-onr anireiet for "2% rinex'' with and accept .anvthinp eUe.. Guaranteed to fbJoTnto Mlls- isction or moncr refunded.. The 1'inex Co., Toronto, Ont. SHOE SIB 2nd AVMitf'South SatlstBctlon' guaranteed. Tdomx Beriiler; Voiertn, Fonhcrly on the "RolftweH and Knowldon slafT. Good Things made by the most sanitary nnd up-to-date methods in full ylew of the public. BREAD Golden Krurt Bread Raisin Bread Nut Bread Brown Bread Rye; Bread Pulman Bread BUNS Pfaln' Bread Buns Raisin Bunt Raspberry Buns Coeoanut Buns ClnnamorvBuns Coffee Cake Butter CAKES Christmas Cikes Fruit Cakes Layer Cakes Cup Cakes Slab Cakea COOKIES Parkins Cocoartut Lemon PASTRY Cream Puffs Mlnee Meat Turnovers Jelly Turnovers' T'rts .Fruit r POUGHNUTS Plain Doughnuts Blsmarks Tho proof of ahrt excellence ol these products In OTOry tits. LETHBRFDGE NATIONAL SYS.TEM OF BAKING 407 FIFtH STREET SOUTH A compact, sanitary, durable machine. lightens! the load of the busy woman. Sold on DEMONSTRATED 'AT W. L. McKENZIE CO. 706 3RD AVE. 8. THE ELECTRIC SHOP. PHONE M7. SKATES SKATES SKATES r McCulloTigh, Tube, per Automobile, Tube, per 5Q per -Automobile G, per Automobile JB, per Automobile A, per Ladies' pau- r. p. Cycle Pleasure, per pair Yukon, per pair............k. per pair j Acme Spring, nickle plated, per pair a pair of Bpb Skates for the Kiddies? per pair Hick-Sehl Hardware Co. GENERAL "HARDWARE, PLUMBING AND HEATING Phone 762 All Money received in the Herald Football Competition is paid; out in prizes.