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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, PAGE NINE (SpeuluL'to tho Herald) Fornio, Deo. Children's concert given in aid of tho Canadian Prisoners In Germany, In the Grand Ilieatre Here oil Friday night and rc- lieatod Saturday nttenioon drew crowded houses on both occasions. was arranged, staged and costumed by Miss Marian Corsan, assisted by Miss Cochran, and the result was a most flattering success, both financially imd us -an artistic performance. The first number on the program was a sons by little Miss Hobsou, who has become'a favorite to Fernie audiences., fliss Robson was down for three numbers and was recalled each (Ime sang the last time ap- pearing ill Scotch costume, she had to" return the third time before the audience iyfro willing to let her off. Uttin flotPaep was rendered by a .bevy'b Including Misses A. O'nfjnn, 1C O'Brien, D. McLean E. nor and Mrs. Gladys Irene. Stapleton, of Toronto, Out., were quietly married nt Christ church on Monday, Dec. lllh. liev. performed the cenMwny. Flvy more recruits have been ex- amined and accepted by Dr. Grcon within the last weoli. Clias. II Kiilli- bono, Jena, Carlson FronswoUl and FreU J. Whltlock have, already loft to Join the 21iQth at'Now Westminster. 1'etor .Frnsor Alex. Mcl'hCTSOii are leaving to join tile lio.val Naval Canadian. Volunteer .Reserve, Over- seas-Division. Dr. Green imparts the interesting information tlmt practi- cally all the recruits he is signing up these days are Americans. There is not likely tp' be any short- ago of accouiodatlon in through'tlie iJassing of the Prohibition anil the: inevitable closing of the majority of the. present hotels -in con- IIJO1 IN (Special to the Herald) Fornio, Dec. Dr. King, minister of works in tho new Bovorn-i inonl, made his official bow to the people ot: Fernic, last Friday night, when he met the city council, A. I. Fisher, U.L.A., asd delegates from West Penile ami Foruio Annex, to -fine new brick hotel I discuss with them Hie project of re- next rear which will bo a credit WMng the ilaimigoii caused by last fiygd lo tbo banks ot tbej limits ami on matter is absolutely correct wc arc lbc west side of the river and also the east bank above town which left sequence thVreof. One of the sub- staritml citizens' of the city is prepar- ing i Bonnell 0. Lockwood, M. Irving M. M. .Henderson, E. V. (Juske and A'rKuske. They had to go through the performance twice. Mas- tor Toninile McDougall, the Fernie edition ot Chaplin, delighted tlje atidfence by an imitation 'of the mpvle man sludon by an exhibition of Charlie In the flesh, which was icallstlc, down to tho well known shuffling gait of Charlie when he gets a move on- The second part of the program opened by the Pierrot Dance, by the Masses M; ifviue, E. Bonnell, C. Sconce, M Rhule, D Nelson R. Mc- Lean, E Potter and M. Liphardt. -Miss Jean. Corsan's rendition of a Grecian and a Russian dance was the artistic feature of the evening, and she had tq return after each dance. TJre slow but graceful movement of the Grecian dance was most effective- ly rendered anc! hei performance of the Russian Blanco so different in style and motion showed great study and in practice This effort of the ypung ladles in aid of Canadian boys who are so unfortunate as to be confined in Gorman prisons, was a njqst success and the boys bomewheie in Germany will he made by a contribution of more than a hundred -dollars The Patriotic bonspeil, played last also realized Uo hundred dol- lars for the Consolidated Patriotic fund, furnished a lot of tun for the participants in the roaring .game. Tho took their full share in. that exhibition, both as players and as the niapngers of the dispensers of the It was a kiiock- out game, no failure's being allowed tq continue (n the snort which ended by the. Winning out of Mr. Kussup's rinlt, ova'r of G. G. -Henderson in a clqsely contested final.; CRANBROOK (From the The Jiootenay man to receive the city and up-to-dttte ill every flood 1" tli apcct. .WlillB-our information on river in the city not allowed to give names or'further details at' the present time: -FRANK (From Enterprise) 'The annual meeting of. the local branch of the Patriotic fund was held in every 'detail ,-jjady done and promised that the ll on. November government would meet tin threateiiins condition to many of the residents of the Penile Annex. Mr. Kirltpatrick, of tile government engineering department and City En- gineer Ramsay, laid before 'the con- ference ..the plans recommended and tlie work. .already accomplished to- la the Mission'Hall-on Wednesday I tne city, and after a careful hearing evening. J. R. McDonald, president 0[ of all parties, Hon. Dr. for -the past year, presided. C. J. i King "told his hearers that lie eil- read.his'repbrt.'l aorsed the plans and the work nl- which-was, itemized since .the', organization 1st, 1916, to' November 19th, 191S. !cjty ou a rifty-fifty basis in what they Mr, gave..a -short jid- varg doing and that he would.recom- mend that "the work above town and on the West Fernie side of the river should be undertaken by the gov- ernment.'- Tlie minister ot public stated th.af it. might be'a little dittlciiltTlo 'meet the.necessary, expense out of an empty treasury, left as a legacy by the old to the new government, but he thought the dil't'icnlty be overcome, at least as soon as the legislature could assembled. This first meeting of the people of Fernie with the new -minister of works indi- cated a desire to meet the actual wants of the town, but the minister cautioned his hearers that economy of the strictest order must be prac- tised in order to keep expenditures within the revenue, of the province, a new method, of doing business in this province. dress on the of the Pa- triotic was- very inter- esting. Rev'." WJT.' Young read the secretary's'1 reoort-.ifpf the past.-year. The .amount _W work don'pjry the local branch for-the Jiast -year most encouraging.; -Everything seems -to have been -'done .in a very business like resulted in the re-election of 'John R. JlacDon- ald as president, 0. 3. Tompklns as treasurer, W. T. Young as sec- retary. The committee comprises: R. Niven, J. Murray; Ge orge Pattinson, A. I. Blals, T, Moore, A. V. Turner, 'George Mojjtalbetti Mrs. J. R. Mc- Donald, Jlrs. :M. Dnimm and Mrs. A. I. McKinnon, .and three vacancies to be filled by -the miners union A. citizen of- The, Piss, who does not. believe in the- "idea.of throwing money away 'In' the purchase' of cigarettes, or tobaccos for our boys in the recently purchased his Bix-mphths'. supply-Of-the luxury. A few days wife gath- ered up the stuff, parcelled it .up snugly and mailed -it off to about ten addresses in 'England .or France. That's compulsory charity. thu SIR DAVID BEATTY'STQUOTATION Westminster Jri the al- bum presented to the Kitchener Mem- orial Fund by. Mrs! Ian the quotation contributed above his "boldly-written signature" by Sir Dav- id Beatty, is as follows: Grant that with zear and skill this day I do What me to .do behoves, what Thou ...______________ commandest "me to do. (Distinguished'Service" Or- Grant that I do it; sharp, at point of is. Col 0 B Messiter of Baynes; in command the 9th Battalion Roy- al North, Lanca limes Col. Messiter tools over the command of this regi- ment when Col Payne, also of Baynes was The many friends of F-. S. Rosaiter, formerly resident engineer for C. P. It In Cranbrook., will be pleased to lean) that lie lias been promoted from sarpe position in to that of Assistant Superintendent. Alexander Jones of Ward-1 hundred years. moment jit And when I tlo.it, good sue- cess In it. Sir David Beatty.. has done many brave things tipie, but I doubt if he lias ever done a bolder than in adopting quotation. For the four lines are a translation of a part of a hyinn written .-by ..a, Johann writer of a long row of. who: has been in his grave in Poland for nearly three BONDED WAREHOUSES ILLEGAL of liquor j warehouses in Winnipeg are deluging] Chief License Inspector Maclean information regarding the. order issued by the minister of customs, Ottawa, stating timt utter rjecomber 31, bond-1 ed warehouses would .be illegal, The order means that liciuor ware-! houses, where it has been the custom to keep intoxicants in bond, will cease to exist in ail provinces where pro- hibition is in effect There are 30 bonded warehouses in Winnipeg, and the recent -order is welcomed at the license department as it gives the department more ers in its administration. -Withdrawal of privilege of whole- sale "stores will place further hard- ship on the liiiuor business, but Mac- lean points out that the chief hard- ship will be felt in Ontario, where, bonded liauor 'warehouses undertook j as Dominion licensees to deliver from" their establishment in Ontario direct to consumers. They claim th'ey did so of the pro- vincial temperance act. A similar sys- tem might have been started in Win- nipeg but for this move ,by, the Do- minion government. We have handsome and useful presents all the way from a 25c pocket knife to a cabinet of Community .siver.qt our stock, cpm- pare our prices, then use your own judgment as to where you ipend your mopey. This is a fair proposition. See Our Window Displaj Phone 1212 Fifth Street South (Next J. D..HIginbotham'ar Xmas at Simpson's A big store full of the Practical Useful Gifts, the kind your sriends will -appreciate most, fomething to wear is always Sleasing, The time for Xmas phopping is short. Do Your Shopping in The Morning if Possible Look Over This List of Helps to Shoppers A GRAND DISPLAY OF CHRISTMAS WAISTS FOR WOMEN THE CHOICEST RANGE OF CREPE DE CHENE, SILK AND FINE VOILES WE'VE EVER SHOWN.' ALL ARE PRICED REASONABLY. Ladies' Crepe fle Chene Waists Ladies' Finest Voile Waists Swell styles with, large sailor collars, neatly lace trimmed. Finest embroidery designs on front. Pure "white only. Prices Each and Ladies' Habutai Sijk Waists also Candy Str Each and Draped or plain fronts in shades of Apricot, Maize, Rose, Flesli, Copenhagen, Ivory ana Helio, At and Ladies' Crepe de Chene Waists Pleated or plain styles with large collars in colors, Navy, Copenhagen. Black, Ivory, Rose and .Maize. Selling at Each All new also Candy Stripe Silk -Waists In pretty colorings. lOc 25c Handkerchiefs Are They ShoW good taste The range is very largd and includes all kinda and prices A A from 3 cents up to................................ V LADIES' PLAIN H. s; LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS. LADIES' PLAIN H. S. LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS Selling at two for CREPE DE CHENE HANDKERCHIEFS OA. Each 20c, 25c JUL LADIES' WHITE AND COLORED EMBROIDERY CORNER- ED HANDKERCHIEFS. Each 10c up to LADIES' FANCY EMBROIDERED LAWN HANDKER- CHIEFS. Each 1tic, 1Sc, 20c and LADIES' PURE LINEN CHiEFS. Each 20c, 25c and .....4................. CHILDREN'S FANCY CREPE HANRKERPH1EFS Two in box, per box....................._......... GENTS' KHAKI SILK H. S. HANDKERCHIEFS. Each 40c 50c and GENTS' H. S. PURE LINEN INITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS Selling at three for G.ENTS' FINE LAWN H. S. HANDKERCHIEFS Each 10c and GENTS' H. S. PURE LiNEN HANDKERCHIEFS. Each 25c 35c 25c 75c 15c HOLEPROOF HOSIERY FOR XMAS WOMEN LIKE NICE. HOSIERY, SO DO THE MEN Buy them Holcproof aand get appearance and wearing quality combined. Women's Silk IJoleprooE ,per THREE PAIR IN BOX. Single pair Genis' Silk Holepropf, per box.......-. THREE PAIR IN BOX. Single pair..........................75c FANCY LNPS MAKE USEFUL GIFTS 13 piece Madeira Embroidered set Doilies and; QA' .Centre Piece -J 18x54 Drawn Worlf A-I or Runners Each 30x30 Drawn Worlc- Covers. Each 18x54 Battenourg rtA [Runners Each 30x30 Round Table A A Covers ..1 40 in. Round. Cluny Hand Made Table Cover Each 18x45 Hand Cluaj AA Runner. Each FURS for Christinas Gifts are Right Look at our prices for good quality furs. They are right.. MINK MUFFS, A ONE OUALITY ?LACIi LYNX SET Regular Value AA' Ragujlir M5.00. Cl Selling at....... Selling at selling at same as mulfs, LADIES' NATURAL WQLF SET Large perfect Muff and Animal Neck Piece Very rich quality Selling at NATURAL RED FOX SET Itound Flat muffs and animal fancy neoj pieces. A AA mulf. animal aeck Bi6Ce A styllsh aet for 00 erviceable wearing fur. Special, per set u Miss. Special, the wvw Nothing yon c'otilrt give morp pleasing to orvPfli'tK'nlar Friend. Lovely Rich Black Duchessc 36 inches wide. Six yards niakea a fulldrpps. Price Ppr yard, iiich Chiffon Taffeta Silk A quality we cau recommend. Six yards maKes the dress 1 yard 42 inch Crepe de Chene -LoM-l) evening shades as well as the more suitable shades for atteinoon and street wear Per yard inch French A material that gives .splendid wear and does not crush. Navy, Copenhagen, Rusilan Green and brown. Per yard THE SIMPSON CO., LIMITED Block- ;