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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'lllli LISniimilKil'. 13AII.V HEKALO THURSDAY, nKCEMBEll 19, 1018 E DISTIUIION LOCAL 1 Clarke's Store Offers Many Advantages in This Christmas ye of lowest Gift Things 1 i U hMddiirtMi lor pay so ti.t will Le bas one ot Oie lones to be established something coming In while be i. c ooklni for position. That will givu the men confidence, nnd they will ba only too lo f> to work when they irork do. Mint ol Important feature! o( tie affecting tills district Is, ol courte. Ihi! fact ihnl one mm will luvc rlmrgo o( mine employment. Mr. MllchuH be- llevep tost the mines of Alberta should be iblo lo ill lost more wilbin the, noil yesr Inder the proripclsl amplormrat Sureau, iccordlnj '.o a slnnnient made !o Tho Herald this morning by Com- 1 mlssloner J. IB iu j the city "today ou a preliminary tour j oi urbanization. In all thero will te tire lories 'in tbe province witb head- I Quaruni at Lfllhbvldge, Medlclno Hal, I Calgnry, ]lwl Dser and Edmonton. Lelhbridgc Tbe zone will probiblj cover the irom the mountains is far cast as Bow Island and from tbe boundary as far north aa Vulcan. Mr. Mitchell is today endeavoring lo locate a good convenient office in Ihe buiinffs section Mblch will be fitted up in good shape. men will be In i-bsrge oi Uie Lsthbrldge bureau. One r.ill Juvc cbarga of farm one -Jn caa'rgo of employment iu mineF. -jnrl OUR in charge of general employ- Bisnt- The Lc-thbridge oft'ice will ab- eorb the provincial farm labor bureau which Ins lieeu established here dur- ing the two or three years. In cliargc of J. A. Open 1st Janutry Mr. Mitchell ilates tbal ice I.elh- bviJse office will likely be openod by .lauuiry B.nd he hopes lo have 3; in good working shape to looV. llie needs of a large portion of ihe soldiers returning io Ihi? liulrict Tsi'.bin the nen three months. Longwcrth Appointed In connection with the aunouncf-l enen: tbat one man will be iccutto j Isro who ivill have ihirge or snljif I employment iu I.'K; great mining di? nicl behvep'J Tuber and CroiT't Sir. Mitchell states that President ol the G.W.V.A. will be iuspect.ir I lor the department ami will have cpe-( rial oversight so far as mine ernploy- zneut throughout the province i? con- i cerned. The provincial government -jtd the I (Dominion government are working provided laS Alberta mines csn con- tinue la oaatrol the Uanltotm mar- ket. >nd thinks It would bo a ttr; Al Much More Mmt Uc Added to (he Next Year "The city ii up the proposi- tion ol urovldlnB-ISO.OJQ moro In the cstiruatea ncit year to looi alter 111 returned soldier problems nlone" said Mayor llurdlo this durlnf a iirclimlMry dlscussloa of the 1911) estimates at an informal mcetlug o( the council. Of ibs HWO at leail liall ol It 13 alieady promised io former omploycofl who have assurance tbal thoy Trill bo reinstated on their relurn. Even with discharge of those who hsvf been HI. iu.u... lhc jistfurge or ttiose w polio" on the par ol ,laoea ino I; the and.Uii people oi Mani- [or Uieji Stocks are all brand new this season -and -are of the highest standard of quality it is pos- sible to procure; assortments are the largett and most complete shown in any one store m Southern Alberta; and prices, while always low enough to meet all competition, have been reduced on many lines by I-4-, lo 1-3 for quick sale before Christmas. All these things give the buyer "al this big store advantages for selection that you do not ordinarily get outside the larger cities and advantages of savings in many lines as great as are usually offered at the very end of the season's business. toba were tbay to tbp.l Penn- jjhssla Mil b8 Jlvan pivtsreijce asiln In the Uanitobn market. DnrtaE the morning CommSssiouer Mitchell conferred with the city com- mlEaloners ind ihe board o! (rsfle-. and in anuouncenicul ot the location of the office here may cipected ehonly. TELLS OF MIJJI .kte Lethbridge Officer Showed Great Skill and Bravery in Amiens Battle The baiiery mentiontfl In Kombar- fliEr Tom letter as lieitiE lhe flrat complete battery ovenimeru are %vDrtins this rroTlnce 10 solve ihe I Man, w .he tommande du payroll to care for theJB men will be about tio.OOO. In addition the oily i's- peels thai temporary employment as a relief measure will have to uc af- forded to the esiem ol another that a tolsl of four or five mills will have to added lo the tales unless some olher avenue can ho found for taking care of Ibis bnnlen. "There is no doubt" said the mayor, "this eirrente ought to be undertaken by ihf Dominion sovernmeut. but it is so hard to ger the govemmeal moving 1 i ihat Ihe city is. bound to be mntlo a j i tlumpInK Bround IOT this burden." 'i Comratsslouer Frr-enuu is' of the opinion that Ihe Dominion government i should consider the country Is at war for another year or two. and that there should be no hesitation in undertak- ing public. Moris' wlilcli would provide employment. Sm-ii works would be the-construction o! irrigation systems in Southern Albcila, the erection o( an internal atorcse elevator, nnd other utilities which would in lime aay themselves out. It would be criminal, he Ihinkf. for the government lo chop expenditures to the bone and leave Canada's soldiers helpless on the com munltl's from whicli they came. Com- missioner Slecch is of same opinion, and altogether the council is ready lo labor qaestionx. especially as ii I to returned aiid arrancii- 3nenU have been inide whereby the iDomjrjion VW ono of mCQ CapUIn PhU'HawJen during the i ot Amiens, and in which bittle .11 his life received from one of bis Jtominion wilj p4i ono of tho men leiior reccneu iroui u. in each ot the Jive bureaus in be nrolher speaking ot this Iwt- establisoed. Hough there men will all tit. he says: -It was some fig-it, and ie under ihe of ihn proviu-! the little old division which Phil sup- cial department i ported and a part o! had the most ihe outlook. Mr Mit- Thell is oi the opinion thai the great- est need is for Immediate employ- ment for men who are returning ahordy. Tomorrow there will be 2uO eoldiers enter the province for dis- charge, while during Ihe next couple o! weeks there will .least I.OOu more, and to cat ihesp established In civil life is cue of tbe foj- the rush to establish thp hnreau offi- ces before Ibe first of the year. Com- missioner Mitchell, isys hii is very uiuck in favor of the suggestion made tfje-other day by Gen. Mowburn, min- that ?Ol- should be g an a back up with full support any delega- tion which may wall on Ihe govern- ments lor the purpose of urging that public works be undertaken iu the spring In Southern Alberta. Christmas Gifts THAT ABE EASILY CHOSEN AND ,N WHICH THIS STORE EXCELS FOR QUALITY AND PRICE. HEAVY SILK HOSE i splendid range of new colors lov Christmas Just to hand. 2.00 Great Pair HEAVY SILK HOSE Xmas Clearance S -ult. rough ei.d Mily coutitry on Ibe front, bin our brlsaL lirouga it "liell. beiit for elcn- ami liav-here were our gainr! Li utK-li, prisoners or guns exceeJert by I othtr divisions on ihe cniire icom. Our "liMr.ou by F. M.'Sii- D. Uai? (Hi .Ibe exceptional j work it pulleil off." and I aasurti you that Phil aud his RaUcry righi on the heels ot ibe lufentrv all. ihe way a.'nil was able ,jf rtowD'-a'Siiappy banage- or smoke- ?iTecn when required. Old discharge pay in order ihal they may liiTe'Eonieihiug lo tidn them oyei until they CSD inta a job. lie" is nol in Tavor tif Jng liem In unl'orni RRd uniltr disfi- jkline during this time, as tl laid to make them restless. to give ihe soldier Phil had tlie ot-support. subalterns, IK? Luncheons and Evening Enler- tammenls Will a Feature he haiidltd his sll _ gccncri anrl drivers .save of Veterans' Convention st jliat was in !bem. aui- ul J in as Et mtin; and'darlns a inanner ._. .....___could wish tor, ;icd irasj fomplinienied by the j rigad? Adjutant on Ivl3 Rowl work." ____ THne Division raemioneri above is! by Brigailier-Genera! months'IS. Stewart. ice Cream for Kmas Vic are rtducint tilt pries of our cream by that tveryons miy order. Pliin Vanilla and Strawhtrry- Rejular 73c per quart. Chrlrtww JVV Cararr.el. Chirry, Chotolsle, Ginger, Maple CA_ Walnut. RtQUtir 90c per nuart. VWt. Oringt, Pinelppli, TullJ Frutli fiftp Rsgulir Me per quart. Chriitmli Speciil Tbfm: prioi ;re delivered but bricki will not be pa-Ved, at they will B hours in this when hird frocen. SEND YOUR FRIENDS A BRICK ORDER NOW AND SAVE A RUSH. (CRYSTAL DAIRY, Ltd. Elaborate rlans for tbe emeriaiu- mtnt ol the ntty or more delegates who will come from oil in the province lo ihe ronvention or veler- aiis here neic month, were discussed- I :n a meeting oi the enterlainmenr. com- inittee of tie boarrl of trade 'yeater- t uay sllernuon toBelher with oJ other organizations In the. city. D. K. Harris, chairman ot the eiilenain- meat committee of the board of trade, stated to The Herald, tliat It was prn- poBeil to jive the Teterans foilr lunch- Eons as well as two evenings ot en- tertainment. The luncheons will be.held during the days the convention Is In session here and will be given flr.t by tho uien by the boavil of trade, tho Sir Gait chapter and tbe Major Jack Ross chapter, I.O.D.E. Tnen there will lie two public Iiinc- lions in the evening, one given by the citj- and the other by the Holarv Club. The luncheons will probablv be held In the luncheon room of the Alberta cale, while the place for Ihe dances hat not ftt been settled npoa. Phone 1576 Many new lolors Just received iu a suec'lully eood quality hose. 125 NEW STRIPED'SILK HOSE lively duality silk. Colors brown, tau, lauue, black, white, chnm- 925 "RIBBED TOP SILK HOSE Black and white only. Heavy 1 O C silk leg. Very elastic lop. WHITE CHAMOIS GLOVES Full sizes iusl lo hand. White with black stitching. n Cft WASHABLE CAPE GLOVES sizes la stock, heavy walking glove with black slllchlng, O CQ "GRAY SUEDE GLOVES Eicellent wearing gloves.. Same price as last yrar. All sizes, n Cft FINEST'DRESS kib GLOVES with white, .white with black. Wack and various shades O CC o! all Euaranteed. 52.50- BEAUTIFUL XMAS SILKS Handsome messclaines and cord silks iu newest stripes and clocks, t Aft Ml 3G Inches. S3.50 to tiWV UNtEAR Sigt Sulendid wc'lfhf. uasliilile. inches wine. Colors sky, llesh. maize, ivory, paddy, nlicc. black, etc WASH CREPE Beautiful soft quality, washable, pvirc silk, M inch. L'olor.i; maize, sky, flesh and.while. 1 "7 C BLACK DUCHESSE SILKS Various qualities in 36 inch silks, all extra good values and very suit- able lor Xmaa waist, skivt cr j An tlress Ic-cglhs. to t.UU PURE LINEN 'KERCHIEFS Daintily embroidered, white and colors. Very special Talue, ot thU entire rtock of miti and coaU, skirtt and dreuet, sweaters, furt, trimmed hati, children's dressei, etc. All lines! coats worth up to J30.00. Included am velours, in many nan- colorings. S36.00 Lovely new sulU worlli up lo 15.00. Serges iu brown j 10% OFF i All dresses of. silk, serge, ncludlng every new drees 111 the stock. All new suits up lo Finest .serges ip many styles and All our newest coata, worlL up .Tweeds .and clilnchll- las'fri'bfBl "styles and colors. All suits and coals 'worth up to flOQjQO. Beautiful velours rmd broadclolliB, Cur trimmed, laupcs, browns, elc. All coats irorlh up to Splendid hcavj Iwccds In grey ami brown mlstureb. Lprgo and small alzea. All our beat aulls, worth up lo ?60.00. Screes, worsteds, etc. 10% OFF All waists.ot silk, crepe tio en iocs, etc., eutlre Elect I Deluded. GIRLS' DRESSES REGULAR VALUES UP Nayj- serge middy aud heavy conluroy (Iresses In navy. RreeJ', lirowii, cardinal, etc. Sizes.B to 12rvears.. NHIIIllIllinili VELOUR KIMONAS j Spleodttl heavy weight kinioiias, trim- nird with satin bands and corded edges. Very special value at the jiriee. Finest Rat Coat WORTH Very lull furred, dirk rich vat, evculy matched -alriMS. SO incllcs lODg, SO inch sweep, lined with, lieavy brown poplin, silk, sizes Lo 14. X cost at (tie. iirice. Christmas Hat Sale, This ono sale price Includes our cbtlro stock ot American and Freuch' pattern hals. Worili up fo and Some Splendid Chaoilng Left. HANDKERCHIEFS, BOXED Two and three In a box, pure, linen, liand embroidered in white or colors. Very dainty gKU. 73c, ?1.50, n ftft S1.75 and...............------ INITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS All letters to choose from. Pure linen, Ihree In a, box, 1 or Boi EMBROIDERY TCERCHIEFS .Many handsome designs In pure linen, 'embroidered by hand in white or dainty colors. 1 ft ft ?13T.60 Red For Set, Sale S125.00 Dlack Set, 3ele Blaci Siberian WoH Sel, 31.00.00 Black Wolf-Set, Sale ?90.M Natural Sel, Salu f 190.00 Sable Capo Set, Taupe .WoH Set, Sale JS5.00 Hnest Canadlau Beaver Cape, Sato J73.M Xatural Wolf Set, Sale Ermtao Cape Svt, Sale 557.50 -Black Siberia WoU lei, Sale Ring Tall Opossum Set, Sale -550.011 Girls' Rcil Foi Sel, Sale THE SOCIAL EVIL Rev. Hugh Dobson OF REGWA, SASK. WILL SPEAK ON THE SOCIAL EVIL IN LETHBRiDOE I Sunday and Monday j December 21st and 22nd Church, North Lethbridge, Sunday 11 a.m. Church Sunday 7.30 p.m. Monday p.m. The vital ittuei cf Ihi cby wiFi b; thoroughly diicuntd And it ii that Lelhtrido: turn out en to hear thlt rkVY? O CLAKlS.ll. OC 614 3rd Avenue South Lethbridge Alberta Development ot the Taylor mine on the river north oi the clly under Ihe oirecllon o( a r.cw company whlcn haa been orBaniie.l by the rcconl purclias- ers of the mine, w III he carried on Ihe comlns season. Preparations (ov Ihls j development arc belnc made now in the cilyT where the new company will lave iis beadiuarters. The Taylor mine taken over j I last summer by the new company ol I which Calgary and local men are in- lerested. The manager of the com- I pany is lo be Carl Cook, of Taber, who been connected wllb the Itock i Springs mines there for some years, and who I? removing shortly to Lcth- 1 bridgo where he will make Ills per- manent reildenrc. The new company cspcclt to be taking out 15i) lo.is o! coal a day ncxl year. Dealers Arc Making Ef- fort to Keep These Off The Market The worst woman in the j world pitted her against the but woman in the world. Hekne" at the CoUnul Lelhbridge people can rest assured tlinl the loy dealers of the clly arc talilne every precaution that no. goods or German make will be foisted upon llieni during Ihe Christmas for loya. This question has arisen as a rcMilt of tho recent action of Ihe neil- of-kln asjocialion In declaring a boy- cott oa the imrcliaae of Ocrmanmaoe love. "I tiilnk Ii is sale to say ihkt scarcely a tuy of German malic on sale In llio clly said a prom- inent toy-dealer, who was interviewed by The 1'erald tin the question, la the jnildsl ot a Christmas rusll. Pfople 1 were swarming in to buy. all manner lot loys. bal so far as The Herald roan could discover, there xvas nol a loy ot German make on Ihe shelves tor and occasionally one or these may slip out unawares, but wherever ibesc have been'discovered lliey liara been shelved out ot reach by the dealers. These toys arc some which have been ill stock since before the war, or that have been .illppcd through by aomc Jobber In a big order of Canadian, British or -American" made goods. "There are bound to bo tome of Ihese." say Ihe "tor Ihere was an enormous atock ol them In tho coun- try before the war broke out. It cannot lie helped that some ot Inosn nnd their way out lo Ihe public, bul wherever Ibey have been dlicvereil, Ihesc toys with ILe haled Gcrmari name on them liave been, scrapped. This has meant a loss In many ca.iea ot a considerable amount to the toymen, but It is Isidercd as nothing to the loss that a Jenler would stand In public esteem vere ho lo deliberately place these goons on sale." There is an enormond elock of dolls thin year, and nearly every one ot .h'jso have been made In Canada. There arc also a good many American- made loys coming In Ibis year. Of .sp Ihere arc German-nude iocl; In some ct the. alorci Two lUlle John, ased years Charley, aged 2K years, sons of S. T. Kemptltnrne, Saskatoon, .were drowned this week In Ihe Saskatche- wan, river close to their borne. Smiting Dong. Fairbanki in his bif racceu "The HaH Breed" ColMUl Theatre Ttnight. Tho following resolution loucblnB on the subject of a memorial for-the soldiers was passed at a meeting of the Xcil-of-Kin Association j-cslcrday. Tlie resolution was proposed by Mrs. A. Craig, and adopted by Ml present: (tic Leltibridgc Great War Next ot Kin Association, In gcncTal asacmltlcd, do nerebr com- mend lo the council and citizens ol he city of J-clhbrirtgc the roilowinp proposals for a memorial lo the msn who have fought for llie Domlnlor. o( Canada, earnestly rciucsllr.g their careful considiiraU-on of Ibu same: (1) That a children's home be founded In the city of LelhbrMgc In which would be cared for the children of Ihe men wlio havo died, and ;hc men whn have. lost their wives scrrlng. (2) That Iliis 1iomc be at ttie ontacl, nn a Found financial basla by public subscription, after which It would bo snpporteil entirely by'iLi own cffortt. t (3) ft IL was t'cur.fl ct a lalcr due (hat Ihe situation no longfr called for Institution iwhon I lie children Ihe uced would then il could be Turned inlr n Tiomo [or aged veterans, and be then supported by tbcni, Ihcir pcn- aiona. SiiKR05liona reRarding Iho above "C asked for from tho citizens. Ay a further suggGatlon'lo tlie above we woiiltl rcrommcnd that a commit- tec of local women should be formed io watch over and care for the chil- dren. Eanli of this? committee could adopt one cliUil for one year, anil be responsible during that period for Iho child's welfare. MRS. T. LONGWOUTE1, I'rcs. That the .ichoola will rlost> Kriilay evening for the holidays Is the stale- mcnL Tuad'j to the Herald Ihls morn- ing by a member of the school boarJ. This la noi done because of any te.ir that Influenza (a spreading, hut there arc s. Urge number of children nol at- tending the schools thia week, and xvilti the Christmas holiday coming on It ti thought Ihat the may as well ho closed on Friday Instead ot Tues- day as Intended. It la possible tluit only one week's holidays may be sir" en and that they will re-open on Per. 30th. New Years would ot course lirTn. holiday- Nn ilrfinlle decision lo thii effect lias bcco arrived at however. ;