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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1908. 4; 4: 4> 4.- 4: 4: 4r 4fr 4r 4. 4r 4: 4r 4- 4? 4? 4r 4; '4- SANTA CLAUS TALKS 4 4: 4r 4: '4; 4: 4r '4; his headquarters at SAGE'S and says, Don't put off. Right NOW i? the time to come and look ever the nice things I have opened up fo? your inspection. If you are looking for a Department Stcre, just look at this. RAPHAEL TUCK'S GREETING CARD ASSORTMENT the heavy drain of The hi.-i i luck s Chn-tneis Ymi- V......... i WKs. luck s hn-tnias and Xew Years cards 'alendars which are world famous., are still rout know the it i! .ite oi in laiuous.. are sun Jo vou know tin- iroods well. This line ou how tn- iroos we, is iiiir selected ior yiiii last June, am! look as to 4r CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS; 4; BALL ROOM, PARLOR AND 4- -fr J STORE DECORATIONS _ J -Floral crepe, roil and plait, tis-ue papei, etc.. are slocked more complete thai, ever. PRESENTATION BOOKS 4r 4r 4? 4r 4- 4r 4? 4r 4; 4; 4? 4; 4: 4; 4r 4: 4f 4; 4- 4r 4: 4- 4; 4: 4: 4 4 4r 4- 4: 4: 4 4r Bibies. 1'rayer llymmd-. CathohY Church of the hoy-' and irirl-' favorite author-. .Hoys and girls' annual.-. Chatterbox, etc.. to a r- inc. hnstnias numbers of leading British. Almm-aii and Canadian novek onlv selei-t, ,J THE PICTURE BOOK DEPARTMENT 1 vlraivd .MM This iiK-ludrs SI.IIM- hoys' siir-li (Vuso.-. I'il.irrfnrs t Woirni 4: 4; 4: 4; 4; 4? 4? 4? 4 4 4 4; 4 4 4; 4 4 4 45 4 4 4; 4 4 4 4; 4 4 4; 4s 4.) 4 4 4 4r 4 THE TOY DEPARTMENT J DISPLAY :s beyond np; if. Tool Chests. Kire Ka ilU'ay Mechanical Horses. Shoo-Fly l.'.M-ket-. (Jo-cart-. Soldiers. 1'i-toL. J.', S--1- I "i and enamel S.-t- it, dilto. J Typewriters. .1 a c k-i n x .J Sleighs, 'hillle-. Ktc. V R E THE PICTURE FRAMER Has His Headquarters At R. SAGE'S Store THE.DOLL DEPARTMENT Christmas Weather King Edward's Christmas Givincr U hen the boy of tile family receives a new and painted sled from ;sama nans, and the inr! rinds in her -r rby. the pair of skates she has been wishing for. nothing -hort of a blixxard. or blixxard wea- ther, will be sar.isfact' ry. (lood. elear. eold days of the old-fashioned kind -please the elders best. too. notwithstanding the additional demand upon the eoai bins. But are eoid the rule' It seems L'nited Slates v. eat her s rim baek about th-' lite of a generation. Bui there are private records extend- ing still further into the past. And these show that eold Christmas days have nut been the rule. We learn, for instance, that Christmas. was anything but cold, and the mean temperature was fortv- two decrees. Christmas was even warmer, the maximum temperature reaching rit'ty-seven decrees, and. this was but one decree above that _ ___ or" the preceding X' Christmas. On -o. thunder- storms occurred in some portions of the Smith, accompanied by frequent and vivid Hashes tiling. (.in De- cember' J.l, l.s.ll. the maximum tem- perature was forty decrees, but on the day the mercury fell, until at it registered only nine decrees. Then 't h e r e gfe came the mild fall of when the weather was s> springlike up to ceniber that n >se- buds lingered in the gardens. In some places r. >ses were in bloom on Christmas Dav. cies. it is sai.i that Km- ICdward and Oueen Alex mdra spend i.etween each year upon their In order to remember their friends with a suitable souvenir ..t the season, each requires between ei-nty and one hundred As these usually take the lorm or jewelry the cost is heavy. it is nothing unusual, several days of a week before hristmas. to see the and Oueen paying quiet visits to the stores in Bond and Recent" Tlu.v like to mingle with the holiday sh.'ppers and selei t thei'r presents just as other jierson's do. When time and pressing emray.-ments" Mernii this, the West Hnd "shopkeepers 'send sa n'j-les of Vlieir .troods the royal palace, and from thesj the "Kin- and Oueen make their selections. _ln choosing Christmas-ifts. their Mai -sties are alwavs careful toiiKike each -me ajipropnate to intended Ve'-'ini- ent. Jewelry is the Kind's most freque it chr.iee. but he also -ives away snuft-b. .xes. smokers' requisites and walking-sticks. With each -ift it is the Kind's usu il eust..m to send a little note of -reet- instead of a pri- vate Christmas card anil, needless to say. the former is more valued by the re- cipient than the lat- ter would be. This practice is also followed by Oueen Alexandra. In addition to jeweled trinkets. hi 'Wever, a common sift from the Hueen t.o personal friends is a photograph of some scene "r pet, take.. ,.y the fjueen herself.d'aint- ily mounted and framed, with the royal mono-ram, "A. surmounted by a crown, on the 4. 4 4 4 4 4- 4. 4. 4 4 4- 4' 4: 4 4 4 4 4 4 4: 4 4 4. 4 4 4 4 4. 4 4 4 4- 4 4 4 4- 4 tli.M-f's Sn.MK. drcds more than that literally beyond de-cripiion full to overflow and only of the hf.-i. 1'iirni work of emieciva Id- variety in leather and woodwork, but most inter- esting in this line is our replenished stock of i i i i o i 11 ie- am! reauv tor work. py ie Workin at a reduction of 20 ni- -r u, an.i it i, leUued in the diaries oi that tune that the ,n the helas was and nourishing when Xew was reported m December. -he 'but Dc' Presented very diUerent royal send and favorite friends household, which is an extensive on of course the -ift ma.le I, dependents are not as Alexandra often fallows the custom of Oueen Metona, whose habit H was to present dress Is. shawls te nu-an temperature r ..nly sh-htly above the ireexm- pmnt. the month J )e- And. in add.tion tn the members o to each man m the .several departments, from persons who in anv wav mav have rendered o av mav ave renere ,nie ser-. r decrees nnnmuim; s-.J. snowy, and sixteen to His ka.lwav Jmplovees. post 1'heasants, partnd-es. hares or rabbns. bearin- a b- 1'abel 4 4 4: 4- 4- 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4. 4 4. 4 4; 4. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4: 4: 4 4 4 4 4 4: 4; 4 4 4. 4 4: 4. 4- 4 4- LETHBRIDCE VIEW CHINA This >tock will be ,-iean per cent. Innunierabb- sinnla reduced. '1 '1 FANCY GOODS 3 i 1 The Travelling Hand ami Table Set- in Sewing Cut! and Collar Sets, l-'aiiev I'.asket U'ork Scis. Mounted and lirush Set< !J Mirror.-. Miiiiary Shaving M'uys and Set-. Moiinte.l I'ipes and Cases. Tobacco I'oilliche-. Smoker-' Ktc.. Kte.. a department eoinpared anythinii' vet stocked in I his cil v. PICTURES, J FRAMED AND UNFRAMED J ;i whicji ll.....ther old man hiin-elf: he -aly- that he can sell framed picture.- from V-'ic up. bin when ii conies down to lie know- will m.-et vuur TASTK 't nienti..ii cents, and the iasteful knows why an ignorant ,-eller doesn't Don'l tor- i'S'ii have that picture you u'aiit Framed a- a surprise to your other half. You have hidd-u it away TFurry uj'i MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DEPARTMENT J 1 he Musical 1 nst rumen; and Musical Supplv is most complete Violins. Accordion- and the lending lines in thi- Dept. have been re- marked ;M Much Reduced Prices. FOUNTAIN PEN temperature Alter all. ii isn't the state weather that makes a happy The enjoyment of the season -rows from a contented and chari'iable heart. Whether the comm- i hristmas season be one of sunshine ..r of -lnom who :iltum. lls h js f your aryues his wile carries in the water. AMPLE STORAGE FOR GOODS UNTIL CHRISTMAS SANTA GLAUS, HIS HEADQUARTERS THE PICTURE FRAMER AM. (Ki; Si'liNKIIiKR Y'M' R A ;