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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, December 1012 THE DAILY HERALD MILADI EDITED BY "INO" POLICE FORCE IS A BUNCH OF GRAFTERS Women Resort Keepers Charge Against New York Police New York, Dec. woman who ran a disorderly resort in New York the- last two years told the 'Cumin lUdermanlc committee tliis morning tliat'sbc had paid for police protection every month; named the men, who, ehe said, received it; and declared money was demanded from every other resort of a similar character Jn t Sho the number of. wo- men making vice a business in New York today at This-number, Bile .said, included many, .shopgirl! -worked in stores all day, but whose weekly wage of or so made i't'aliuost compulsory for them to :turn tp illegal omployment as a means of livelihood. The woman, Mrs. Mary 'Good, ad- vocated before the committee the es- tablishment a citizens' committee or-other- commission or unimpeach- able character to regula'to' vice and, as .she .put it, to save those employed in sutih pursuits from the capacity of the police. No .mayor, police com- missioner, or difelrict-; attorney, she said, coula prevent. giaCt under the present conditions Aid of Mri Belmont In leturn fru taking her "business from the grasping hands of the police Mrs. Goods promised on behalf of those conducting such resorts earnest co-operation with the commission with a view to malting the streets of the city safer and more decent. So deeply in earnest; are Mrs. Goode and some her associates that she said one-' of their number, acting as. 'represontatiVE'-of-a considerable group, had gone to Mrs. O- H. P. Belmont and to Mayor-Gaynor and hud asked for help'in changing conditions in the city. y Mrs. Goode-and a number of other following the same business, she said, met recently and decided ...Add Miladl .v. The tlmu draws near the birth Christ., 'That happy niorn iton angels spako fo men aloud, And' Thou and pet'.cc to earth iver born. A) Christmas-tide the open hand Scatters its bounty o'er sea and Ian And none are loft to gi'levo alone, For love is Heaven mid claims Jt own. Bangs tor. Mrs. T. K.-Neale is-recove-rtug froi a severe attack of grippe. r. Norman Kirkham has returnei from an extended stay in Winnipeg. Rev. A. C. Watson to Blair moro yesterday afternoon, niul wil: turn on Saturday. Mr. R. E. McArtliur 'was able to be out today after an attack of grippe. a Mr. and Sirs. H. H. Lemon .and son Robert, have gone on an extended vlsil to Hamilton. Out. Mrs. A. C. Watson and children are in Mooso Jaw for the Christmas festiv Hies. Mr. Earl Kirkham, who has been ill for some time past with muscular rheumatism, is able to get around with the help of crutches. Mrs. .T. E. Wodell 'is entertaining as house guests her mother, Mrs. Ben- jamin Marr, and sister, -Miss Myrtle Marr, of Hamilton, Ont. The dance which will be held in the K. 01' P. Hall, tomorrow night, under the auspices of the Auditorium club, is being pleasurahly anticipated. Miss Lilian Baer, who was recently operated on at the Gait Hospital, rest- as crip be expected. Mr. and .Mrs. G. Moth went to Cal- gary this morning to attend thg train- cut. by MHJ. P. W. Downer, who ha donned a pretty toilette of palo grec: foulard, with chic touches of black white nnd black cut beuvor plctur lint with plume. The honor guest was the reciplon of many exceedingly dainty and ap uroprlato gifts, which she sracloiisl) RCknowlCuRed. Marguerite, the litlie daughter -o the home, daintily frockuii In pink with ribbons to match, proved lielpfu admitting the guests. Hov. Canon Miirrel-YVrlght returned hie afternoon from Calgary. A London despatch, sivys: In the Icnry. VIL chapel of Westminster A.b icy, .AIr.; Alfred Tennyson, BOH of the ate Mr. Lionel Tennyson, whose wid ow Is now Mrs. Augustine Birrell, wife of the Chief Secretary for Ireland, and vlio is a s'randEcii of UiuMute Lord i'ennysori, the poet laureate, -was tnui led yesterday to the -Hon. :Cicily Urummond, daughter of the Viscount Bs'of StratlmMan., .'The bride, who given a'lvay'.by her brother, the Ion. Eric Brummoiid, wore a. Urea1? f Ivory; satin, draped .with old Lira rick.iace. Lady ,Kachel Howard and Irs. Judith: .bridesmaids, wore niadt; after sir Joshua AN AFTERNOON DRESS OF CHIP- FON AND VELOURS RESULTS THAT CONVINCE It there. as in the community who has to be shown that Herald publicity upaco brings results lot hiin cross' the tracks to tlift north stdo and ask tbo Success Meat Market, Lust week they advertised a special importation of a car load of prime hogs. Tlio Her- aid was used exclusively to tell the public about It, and 20 great was the demand that the car load was soon disposed and orders were so numerous another consignment had to bo ordered, There tifl :a moral to tliia story. Good stuff; gellp readily and the .best way to let the pub- lie know, about it; .la through the Herald. A paper'which has a-city .circulation-greater than v the. number of houses in the" city, and thousands outside the brings the business every time. H la circulation which makes'publicity olds, of white muslin over satin, blue and mob caps. A reception was. held by Lady tarthallan after the wedding at No. 4 Belgrave square. RAYS OF THE SUN This most exquisite dress is com- osed of rose colored satin covered y a long tunic which is again fashion- j ble.- distinguishable features is BAVARIA'S DEAD PRINCE-REGENT the unique -arrangement of green and i gold pearl embroidery, which spready' out Ilkt rays from the sun. Miss McKcnzic will .spend the Yule- de with friends at Cay Icy. Miss Mary Murphy, leaves'the" day 'tcr Christmas to spend New Year's ilh friends In Great Pulls Miss Peiidergast, of; the. GarbuU usiness ''College" stall, leaves on uesday to Spend thc'.Chrisimas'va-! lion in Calgary, j RECOGNISED AS HAVING BEEN ACTUAL KING BONAR -LAW'S PROPOSAL TO TAX FOODSTUFFS IS .UNPOPULAR IN COUNTRY Miss Marion King on 'Sim- London, Dec. 19 Traders con tinue io make an abundance ot noli to enjoy Christmas with Iicr.ltfo-I tical cnniHl mil nf i t ed last night, and I, doing well er in Swift Current I diSn sion in his own party. The Liver Miss Maeanlay. who was in charge pool Couilei, the 'leading Unionist of Clarke's millinery department, has paper in Lancashire, 'roundly declares jroTie to her homp near Toronto. Miss today that the. Unionist men's .dance, which will be held this evening. morro'w. They will return home to- to ask the aid of Mrs. Belmont. Mrs. Goode wrote the letter asking for an appointment in- the name of a Mrs. She explained that they had decid- ed to. ask Mrs; Belmont to help them because, they couldn't look to the police for anything -and "the mayor thinks the police is the greatest body 'in the world." The mayor, she says, told her that complaints were re ceived against the houses they would- n't bo raided. Would Be Glad of Supervision "We want to be put under a citi- zens' committee, a vice committee, if you the "woman- told the com- mittee, "so we won't he paying pro- tection money all the time and then bo. jobbed. Times have changed. The day of fear at -being called 'squealer' has passed. There was he squealed. Now they'll call me a scjuealer. But there will, he others; we arc tired of protection money and prison, too. "If a policeman gets after you and can't get the evidence he will swear out a warrant anyhow, and batter .down your door. Then the women are turned out into the street or sent to cells, and fat, well clothed policemen come into the warm rooms of the house and sit around and do nothing. And if tilloy like a painting or a piece Mrs. A. Southard .went to Calgary yesterday afternoon, and will return on Saturday, accompanied by Miss Kathleen Southard, who his been at- tending Mount Hoyal College. Mrs. Hehvig, 316 Fourteenth street South, is entertaining Vt an at-home on Friday afternoon, to which nil are invited. The guests are asked to bring their sewing, -and a collection will be taken in aid of the Santa Giaus fund. Little '.Mies Muriel Podger entertain- ed a number of her playmates yester- jUu.nichm Bavaria, Dec. 19. The body, of the late 'Prince Regent Luit- hold o! tamed this inornirig-to its sepulchre beneath the altar of the church-" of the Athcnts in it uis laid liesulc that' of King Maximilian II, Ihe German Emperor the King of Belgium the King of Arch- duke 1 rands roidimnd heir appar- ent of Hungaij and a ,num- her of princes representing the royal houses Of Purope folloued the coffin in the procession passed through-streets'crowded with J Although (Utiingjiis lite the aged j Prince Hcguii liad ucchned to adopt the title becius is he said, 4he real king still In ing but un- able--lo accbunt of insanity, xtii treated the dead Luithold Rylanda Co. If TouHre Still in Doubt bridge. Mrs. Schackle entertained ester- day 'afternoon -in 'Honor' oi her little daughter Phyllis' ninth hirthdav. Macaulny will not return to l.cth- drifting to destiuclion and'I eceeches honors .Uonar Law to renew his pledge of -x referendum before on food are thought of. The Times admits that strong ...........______ cr. section of the Unionist parti is Red ami the chosen col- firmly cominced illat. food taxes prs in decoration.'? H'hr guests, who should- not as-yrf'T (Tressed i included Lucy Nours'e, Virginia Dan- As-.'W'Bonar Law's suggestion that a dominion conference should he call- ed, the Times says: "If there is one thing more cer- tain than another it 15. .tint 'Jo- minion ministers will not, in any circumstances, be willing to accept starting end oi each cord, while at responsibility of modifying tha Ihe heait of the dead riijCnt was embalmed separately and interred w ith those of m pitccding Bavar- ian rulers at tie Milage o[ Alih-Oel- tmg -wheic it reposes in a silver case bfside the faa BUS shrine of tht itgin Uaiy day afternoon in'honor of her birth-1 ihe birthday cake, decorate day. Games of various kinds amused i vUI' rcti canillss in roscbui the guests, after which inviting good- !loltlcl'sr resting in a tianli of sn'ov ibis, Muriel Iliginbbtliam and Mai) Iliginbolhhm, Avis'Staccy, "Luelb Simons, Edith Hall and" Kathleen Bail, enjoied a ob game This was made oi gircii and rrd cord witii the name of a guest at the the oilier end hung a pretty favor. A jloca' tariff of the British Isles, ortunc game of hearts a'nd other james were then in order. A dainty menu was served at five o'clock, when the .table was centred decorated nl ig good The wee hostess of a number of ies were served. was the recipient pleasing .birthday remembrances. Miss Elaine Conybeare, lhe much feted the of a prettily-arranged parcel shower, of .tapestry, It disappears, somehow, ings of rich embroidery, ami What good does it do us to Inspector Dwycr, she said, had closed the big, noticeable resorts with a flourish, ibut many others were allow- ed to run. Would Work to Clean Streets "If you'll save us from tile police we'll help you have the street, wo- she continued. "Thero isn't a street, woman in Now York today who Isn't a thief. The men who control them teach them to steal and make them steal. You've hail vice commis- sions all over the country. Have you accomplished Mrs. Ooode had mentioned the "trust" several times. She explained that men who conduct the same'busi- ness on the east side are moving up town, and that they are known as' tlio she admitted she was not friendly with members or (his "trust." which claimed Mrs: R. J. Gordon as hostess yesterday afternoon. The honor guest 'wore pale blue silk eoll- enne, embroidered and with white ac- cessories, and blue chapeau with fea- ther mount. The guests enjoyed, a guessing con- test, "A Romance of the priz- es being won by Miss Elaine Cony- beare and -Miss McKillop. The tea table showed its centre graced with a basket of white chry- santhemums and crimson carnations, tlie handle bound with crimson ribbon, resting on a smiiax wreatiied mirror, while the corners were flanked with vases o[ the same blossoms. Mrs. C. F. P. Conybepre poured tea, and 'was wearing a graceful costume of champagne voile over silk with )lne heav- er willow plumed hat. The Ices wero anil frost, while at cither end was placed a large red shaded candle. Santa Clans was present, in the place cards, while each guest received a tiny red candle in a miniature, candle- holder and a Christmas cracker con- taining a prize. The affair was most enjoyable nnd the little ones had a perfectly good time. Hon. W. .T. Hnnna gave a dinnor Wednesday in honor of Miss Margaret Illington nnd her husband, Edward J. Bowes, whom he met during his west-j ern trip last summer. .Among others ircsent were Mr. and Mrs. s. Wil- FORGED AND RAISED CHEQUES PASSED TOTALLING VERY LARGE AMOUNT Winnipeg, Dec. Stan- Icy Everest, about 21) years old, and giving the nanve of Hammond when WANT BRITISH PREFERENCE IN-! arl'csted at Hrandou, his home ad- dress, is in custody on a charge of attempting to cosh bogus cheques, in his possession with criminal in- lent- On being searched at the po- lice station the sum oi about SSO.OO was found on his possession, in cheques drawn oh 'practically every bETik in the city, to which tile names oi prominent business men and firms CREASED TO FIFTY PER CENT. Portage La Prairie. Man., Dec. 19. all the local branches of the Grain Growers association in lhe Portage La Prairie district have agrec.l to resolutions favoring establishment of a sample mar the in the city had .been evidently ed. There were nineteen of these S liscn and Hon. J. Nnws. Toronto kets for produce and the British pr.-fcmirc to fifty wider mar- of nearly ranging iii value an increase in from lo 'Cine Oj the clcv- cent, with free trade in ten years JIlss Illington will be remembered i universal scheme of hail insur- Lelhbridge citizens, who saw and i onco to be carried out. under munici- ndmireil her in "Kindling" here i per crest and most successful series of forgone that have been reported in Winnipeg for some time was perpe- Iratccl on a number of business hous- es in the city last week. In all it is estimated that over was lale- CLUBS AND SOCIETIES The Oxford Euchre club will be en- tertained by Airs. D. A. Smith, 021 Thirteenth street Sculh, tomorrow ev- ening. last j l'al officers. Thrsi' resolutions will no doubt be endorsed by the district convention here on Saturday, sent en in by a man who signed htms-lf up to the provincial convention at in several cases as M i'ickson an llran.lon next month I'm- liiral action. Tiie membership nf (he branches in this district has hern largely aug- n.cnted this year as a result of an active campaign carried on by the district ollicers. in others as David .lone, which were cither forged or raissd i amount. It's n mighty small world lo the man who is always talking about him- self. Some things are never important to where until they happen (o them. Sanltn str. Marie. Jiicli., Doc. Strfltheona, S a.m.; W. n. Matll- down. !i r..m.: concludes Illc re- cord ol' passing through St. M.U-IO al for ihe navigation or 1S12. j Those steamers locked ilirongh itui Canadian canal, which began to !ay up for (he wintnr at noon. Aflor lock- n'llK. lhc Slrathcmin M... miner plt'f to make some necessary re- a lo her holler, shn will leave on her trip un Lake Superior (omor- row morning. The W. D. Jlnihcws started down tile river immediately after locking. FIRE RATES OBJECTIONABLE Prince Albert, Dec. i I being heard here-from several larg. properly holders and owners of tin principal large blocks us lo tile prc sent fire insurance rates, the basi. on which they are established being claimed 10 be a veritable Chinese puz zle, and an agitation is on foot to have (he underwriters send n man hero trr talre the matter lip with lhc crjuncil and Uio Board of Trade. fico. Matron, n Parry Sound liijtcl- ninn, was of a charge perjury growing out of a liquor case. ray was struck by a train at When you think of taking lunch down town, think "of The Brown Betty Tea Room Our Christinas "Pimpernel Chocolates havo arrived. They and their boxes arc "Christmas- sy" and may solve some voxed problems for you. Room 4, MacDonaid Block. What to Give Bead This list Some Suggestions that might help you to solve the great problem of what to still ask you to help us by choosing early in the day and ask you still further to carry all the small parcels with you-Thank you. Thin Store open Saturday, Monday and Tuesday Evenings An Offering of Beautiful Embr'd Muslin Waists for Early Buyen -Save the difference to buy something elafe. Ifiuy one of these dainty sample waists at a saying of 25 per cent. Every i'i LESS No two alike and a choice'oC 'All tiwn LEW from 3-1 to 42. What better could, we; ygu .for a Christmas Bargain. j Handsome Net and Silk as Low as Value They're the finest waists you ever looked at for so Just take our word for it. Come iff before alt the sizes arc broken. The Nets at V.OO are perfect beauties and the fancy waists at to W.50 the best we have ever shown. i Handkerchiefs From Ireland in a Box -Special .Handkerchiefs aie it, at Hi lands.' Customers tell ui we. have the finest collection and values in the city. We know the quality and mice Is right. Just Imagine buying half a dozen dainty Embroidered Irish Linen Handkerchiefs neatly for a dollar. Other styles from a-i each, 26 centi up as high is.................. Sewing Sets in Dainty Plush Box- es From 75c up to Here's .where we do-shine and we feel that for actual value giving tills one deimrtment stands out alone. We do not as n rule carry this line of merchandise, hut when a German manufacturer offered us his samples at a big discount, ne couldn't that's i rnr, P-- at-t why these Ion prices OVLj i tpJLtAO Om Showing of Motor Veils and Fancy Scarfs, is Unsurpassed 51otor Veils are always in evidence around- the 'holiday. seuBOn. This year' we show' some striking novelties in chiffons in two-tone effects at (1.60 and J2.JO. K -it is something for evening wear, why not a genuine Spanish Lace Scarf or .Swiss .Applique Net; j. fflo AA Prices range from............... tpw.Ou. IO ipOtVv Some Genuine Seal and Morocco Hand Bags at a Discount If you want something real article which will reflect your good taste, just make it a seal or morobco hand bag. Wn have some samples at J7.00 and that should 'be marked at least a third' i--_ more. Cheaper low as.................. 'OC, The Finest Lot of Silk and Satin Kinumas Ever Shown in this City .lust take a look-in lhe big window-and see a few ot the many novelties we arc showing 1n silk and Satin If you are Interested we will show scores more, priced from up to Velour and Eiderdown ffi-i f" L Kimouas from 10-JpXU ________________Boxes on Sale J5c, 50c, and 75c a Box A little bargain of a lot of high-grado fancy holiday boses, that we secured from an Eastern wholesaler, much below the regular price. Special values at 25c, oOc and 75c per box. Better be early for these as lhe quantity is limited. Open Saturday, Monday and Tuesday Evenings ;