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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta fc LhlllHHMJlrh IMILV DECEMBEH RV ffl l HEADDUARIERS HER EOF ZONE FOR THE NEED TO DISTRIBUTION SOLOIERLABOR LOCAL j HANDLE SOLDIER MANTOACTAS MINERSINSPECTOR PROBLEMS HERE will for OTe of the to b eatahltphed inder the according to statement made to The Herald this morning Toy Com missioner who In in the city today on a prsliminArT tour or In all there will ftp five zones in the province with nt Rod Deer and Lethbridge Zone The Lethbrldpo zone will rover the area from the mountains s oast as Bow Island and from the boundary as far north ns Mitchell today cndeaTorinft to locntp a good convenient office in Hie tiHfinrfs section which will be fUrd vp in good men will bo in iharge of One liavo charge of one in charge of employment in and onn in charge of peneral employ The Lethbrldpo office will ab Forb the provincial farm labor bureau which has estsbll hed hpro dm 1uj the pat two or three nmrpe of Open 1st January Mitchell states that the Tarlds office will likely be opened by an miry and he hope to have 5 in pood working shape to InoV fter the needs of a Isrjce portion oV ihe soldiers returning to this the neit three montjs Longworth Appointed In ionnectiori with the aunounop inient thst one man will lie who will have charge of mlnt omployinetit iu great mlnisis Jrict Tuber and Crows Mitchell states that President ilongworth of the branch of the will be an inspector for the department and will hare spe rial oversight so far as mine employ ment throughout the province is cou The provincial government aud the Dominion government are working together in this province to solve the labor especially as it refers to returned aud arrangu jaentiv have been inade whereby the Dominion will pa one of thr men IB each of the bureaus to he though these men will aii ibe under the control of tho proTiu cial Speaking of the chell is of the opinion that The great est need is tor immediate employ ment for men who are returning Tomorrow there will b sc0 soldiers enter the province for dis while during the next couple of weeks there will be at least and to get these established in Civil life is one of th1 the rush to establish bureau offi ces before the first of the cym missioner Mitchell says he i very much in favor of the suggestion made thie other lay by min ister of that returning sol should be ii months JKfet discharge pay iu order That they may have something to tidf them over until they can get ettli inta a Bpw uot in favor ijf ktvp Jng them in uniform KIH under disci pline during this as il would to make them idea to give the soldier six months pay so he will know ue has something In while he is looking for That will ffive the men nnd will be only too gted to to to work when flmd can Imytoymtnt One of thf Important ftSturpp of affecting this district tht fact thn man will havo charge of mine Mitchell be j that Ihe mines of Alberta I should be to absorb tit least more man within the year provided Alberta mines CMI con tlnue to control the Manitoba mnr i he it would be n ver policy on the part he railways and the people ot jtoba were they to inalat Ienn iTlvHuia coal be given preference ariin in the Manitoba i DnrtBf the morning Commissioner j Mitchell conferred with the city com j missionors and the board of i and an announcement of the location j of the office here may e expected i At lMt Thin Much More He Added to the Entimates Year TELLS OF GALLANT FIGHT OF BAIENS BATTERY Late Lethbridge Officer Showed Great Skill and Bravery in Amiens Battle j The battery mentioned in Bombar i dier Tom letter as being i the first complete battery to enter Mom was the one by the late Captain Phil Bawden during the t battle of aud in which IBS i his In letter received from one of his j brother speaking of this but he says It was some and f ihe little old division which Phii sup i uorted and was a part of hud the most rough mid hilly country to take on the but our j went through it hell bent elei i lioii and were our in I prisoners or guns exceeded by j othtr divisions on the tntire i Our division was complimented by I Sir Uaig ti exceptiona i wok U pulled and I can assure you that Phil and his Battery was I right on ihe of the infantry all and was always able i to put down a snappy barrage or neretn when Old Phil had the as aud drivers gave him ilu1 best that was in he Innidkd bis six gtuis and men in as smurt mid rtarfns a manner a any Iliuld wish and was by the JJviftadf Adjutant on his good Tin Division mentioned above i1 by The city up against the proposi tion of In the estimates next year to look after its returned soldier problems alone snld Mayor Hnrdio this morning durlnjt n preliminary discussion of the 191 estimates at an informal meeting of the Of the at least half of it Is already promised to former employees who have assurance that they will be reinstated on thoir Even with the of those who have been taking their the Increase in the payroll to care for thenp men will be about In addition the city ex pects that temporary employment as a relief measure wilt have to be af fordeJ to the estent of another so that a total of four or five mills will have to added to the taxes unless fomP other avenue can btfound for taking cnre of this There is no doubt said the this expense ought to be undertaken by the Dominion but it is so hard to get moving that the city is bound to be made a dumping ground for this Commissioner Freeman is of the opinion that the Dominion government should consider the country is at war for another year or and that there should be no hesitation in undertak ing public works which would provide Such works would be theconstruction of irrigation systems in Southern the erection of an internal storage and other utilities which would ii time ay themselves It would be he for government to chop expenditures to the boue and leave Canadas soldiers helpless on the com munities from which they Com missioner Meech is of same aud altogether tha council is ready to back up with full support any delega tion which may wait on the govern ments for the purpose of urging that public works be undertaken in thy spring in Southern EUBORATEPLANS THE VETERANS HERE Luncheons and Evening Enter tainments Will Be a Feature of Convention r Ice Cream for Xmas 50c VVt are reducing the price of our ice cream by 33 3 per that everyone may Plain Vanilla and Regular 75c per Special Fawcy Maple Regular 90c Special Tutti Frutti Regular 90e per Chrietmae Special TheM are delivered but bricka will not be at they will keep 8 hours in this when hard SEND YOUR FRIENDS A BRICK ORDER NOW AND SAVE A CA OUC CRYSTAL Phone 1S76 Elaborate plans tor thu entertain ment of the fifty or more delegates who will come from all points ii the province to the ionventlon of veter ans here nest were discussed at a meeting entertainment com mittee of the board of trade yester day afternoon together with members of other organizations in the chairman of the entertain ment committee of the board of stated to The that it was pro pofied to give the veterans foiir lunch eons aft well as two evenings of en The luncheons will be held during the days the convention is in session and will be given first by the then by the board of the Sir Alexander Gait chapter and the Major Jack Ross Then there will be two public func tions in the one given by the city and the other by the Rotary The luncheons will probably be hold in the luncheon room of the Alberta while the place for the dances has not yet been settled THE SOCIAL EVIL Hugh Dobson OF WILL SPEAK ON THE SOCIAL EVIL IN LETH1RIOQE I Sunday and Monday December 21st and 22nd United North Sunday 11 Weiley ittutf of the day will be thoroughly discussed nnd it If Lethbridae will turn out en masse to hear this out NEW COMPANY 10 DEVELOP THE OLD MOR Development th Taylor mine on the river north of the city under thu direction of a new company which has been organized by the recent ere of the will be carried on the coming Preparations for this j development are being made now in the where the new company will have its headquarters Thu Taylor mine uiktm over last summer by the new company of which Calgary anil local men are in Tin manager of the com pany is to be Carl of who ban been connected with the Hock HpringH mines there for HOIUC and who removing shortly to Leth bridgo where ho will make his per manent Thenew company ospuctu lo bo taking out 150 toas of coal a day next The worst woman in the world pitted her wits against the best woman in the Did she win See The Motor ious Helene at the Colonial Thursday Clarkes Store Offers Many Advantages in This Christmas Sale of Newest Gift Things Stocks are all brand new this season and are of the highest standard of quality it is pos sible to procure assortments are the largest and most complete shown in any one store in Southern Alberta and while always low enough to meet all have been reduced on many lines by I to I 3 for quick sale before All these things give the buyer at 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 seasons Christmas Gifts THAT ARE EASILY CHOMN AND IN WHICH THIS 9TORE tXCELS FOR QUALITY AND HEAVY SILK HOSE A splendid range of new colora for Christmas just to O QA tnli HEAVY SILK HOSE Many new colors just received in a specially good quality Pair NEW STRIPED SILK HOSE Lovely quality Colors chainO OC fttftv RIBBED TOP SILK HOSE Black and white Heavy OC silk Very WHITE CHAMOIS GLOVES Full range of sizes to White with black O WASHABLE CAPE GLOVES All sizes in heavy walking glove with black O GRAY SUEDE GLOVES Excellent wearing Same price as last All FINEST DRESS KID GLOVES Black with with ul black and various shades of all BEAUTIFUL XMAS SILKS Handsome messelaines and cord silks in newest stripes and All G to HABUTAl UNWEAR SILK Splendid i inches Colors Yard WASH CREPE Beautiful soft pure yij Colors fiesh 1 JC BLACK DUCHESSE SILKS Various iiualities in inch all extra good values and very suit able for Xmas skirt or dress to PURE LINEN KERCHIEFS Daintily white and Very special each BOXED Two and three in a pure hand embroidered in white or Very dainty and A AA INITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS All letters to choose Pure three in a Box EMBROIDERY KERCHIEFS Great Xmas Clearance of this entire stock of suits and skirts and trimmed childrens Were making a Christmas event instead of a stocktaking thus giving you the opportunity to meet your needs in these lines at fully as low If not lower than you expect to pay during our annual stock taking and when we remind you agatn that every garment offered is brand new this season that we are showing by far the finest line of garments ever shown in Lethbrildge and that savings amount to a quarter to a third on all you can at once see the advantage this store offers in most satisfactorily meeting your needs and at smallest All finest coats worth up to Included are in many new Lovely new suits worth up to Serges iu 10 OFF All dresses of including every new dress iu the AH now suits worth up to Finest aerges in many styles and All our newest worth up to and chinchil las Jri best styles and All auita and coats worth up to Beautiful velours and fur All coats worth up to Splendid heavy tweeds in grey and brown Large aud small All our worth up to 10 OFF All of crepe flo entire stock GIRLS DRESSES REGULAR VALUES UP TO Navy serge middy dresses and heavy corduroy dresses in to 12 Hiumimiiiiii HMMIIflfHIIII VELOURKIMONAS Splendid heavy weight trim wl with satin bands and corded Very apecial value the Finest Rat Coat WORTH Very full dark rich evenly matched 50 inches SO inch lined with heavy brown poplin sizes to A wonderful coat ut the mimimimii fliinmiiimi Christmas Hat This one sale price includes our entire stock of American and French pattern Worth up to and Some Splendid Choosing Red Fox Sale Black AVolf SaU Blade Siberian Wolf Black Wolf Sale Natural Coon Salo Sable Capo Salo Taupe Wolf Sale Finest Canadian Boaver Sale Natural Sale Ermine Cape Salo Black Siberia Wolf Sale Ring Tall Opossum Sale Girls Red Fox Sale handsome desigaa in pure embroidered by hand in white or dainty Jfe OC 614 3rd Avenue South Lethbridge Alberta NO GERMAN JOYS ON SALE IN IT IS BELIEVED Dealers Are Making Every Ef fort to Keep These Off The Market Ubthbridgt people can assural that tho toy dealers of thu city art taking every precaution that no goods of German niaicf will be fointed upon them during Hie Christmas rush for Tliis has arisen as a ruHUlt of the riiccnt action of tho next ofkln association iu declaring a boy cott on thi purchase of Germanmade I Uiink ii in to say that there scarcely u toy of Uorman make on sale Iu said a prom inent who was interviewed by The Icruld on the quest iu the of u Christmas People were swarming in to all manner of but so far as Tha Herald man could ihore was not a toy of German make on the shelves for Of are Germanmade iu tjoiuo uf Uio and occasionally one of these may slip out but wherever have been discovered they have been shelved of reach by the Tiiesfi toys are some which have boen iu stock since before the or that have been slipped through by some jobber in a big order of British or American made There are bound to bo some of say the for there was an miormouK stock of them in the conn Iry before tile war broke It cannot be helped that some of these Ind their way out to the but wherever they have been these toys with the hated German name on them have been This has meant a loss In many cases of a considerable amount to the but it IB con sidered as nothing to the loss that a dealer would stand in public esteem were ho to deliberately place these goods on There ia an enormous stock of dolls this and nearly every one of these have been made in There are also a good many American made toys coming in this SUGGESTED AS A Two little aged 4 years and aged 2 sons of were drowned this week Iu the Saskatche wan river close to their Smiling Fairbanks in his biggest success The Half Breed Colonial Theatre Tho following resolution touching on the subject of u memorial for the soldiers was passed at a mooting of the NextoHvin Tho resolution was proposed by and adopted by all present the Lethbridgo Great Wai Next of Kin In general session do hereby com mend to tho council and citizens of the city of Lethbridgo the following proposals for a memorial to tho men who havo fought for tho Dominion of earnestly requeuing their caroful consideration of the same That u childrens homo he founded in tho city of in which would be cared for the children of tho men who have and thu men who have lost their wives whilst i That thia homo ho at the on a sound financial basis by public aftur which il would bo supported entirely by its own 3 it was Cct u later date haf the situation no longer called for such uii Institution the children grew up the need would then it could bo turned intc a home Tor aged and bo then by from their pen Suggeslions regarding I ho above arc asked for from tho As a further suggestion to the above wo would recommend a commit tee of local women should be formed 10 watch over and care for the chil Each of committee could adopt one child for one and be responsible during that period for liio childs Qpunni c in PI ncc the wlll closn hriday evening for ihe holiduyH is tho state ment mado to tho Herald this morn ing by a member of tho school This is not done because of any fear that influenza is but there are a largo number of children not at lending the schools this and with tho Christmas holiday coming on it in thought that the schools may as well he closed on Friday instead of day as is possible Hint only ono weeks holidays may bo giv en and they will reopen on New Years would of course be a No delinile decision to lliin effect lias boon urrlved ut ;