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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta tllf THE LETHifUPCE MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, P f> I 1 i i 1 8 I i I For months past we have studied the Markets of the World to make otir Store the centre of attraction for the thoughtful buyer, and in our strenuous efforts to make every saving for you we have, never sacrificed In our Store you will see such an assortment of gifts that satisfy from an artistic standpoint, and will bring lasting pleasure because we buy goods that" are built to If you will go over this list it will give you some idea of how we have planned to make your Qiristmas shopping a pleasure: Brass Beds in brushed brass and polished, aU two-inch ROLL TOP DESKS of every LADIES' SECRETAIRES, an immense CHINA CABINETS, for Drawing Room and Dining MUSIC EASY CHAIRS, the kind that you have been thinking because they are all ARTISTIC RUGS AND SQUARES, in Oriental; and floral BUREAUS and DRESSING MAGAZINE SEC- TIONAL JARDINERE BRASS JAIpNERES AND STEEL GO CARTS, with Sleigh EIDERDOWN QUILTS. LAMPS in Wood and SEWING MA- TABLE AND LOUNGE This list gives you only a slight idea of the possibilities of Christmas shopping at We have bought in tremendous quan- tities, and secured every possible saving in freight rates and discounts, and never in our history was quality so high and prices so COME AND We anticipate an exceedingly busy week and respectfully recommend early You'll get the advantage i I I 1 I I uven by the. .Qustoms .authorities, ur. the Christmas season. He- -d: ''There is no exception in the law as _tqi ..the payment of duty upon du- famed Oporto Wine Strongly recomr ded for invalids DO YOU KNOW THAT CONTEST CLOSES THREE WEEKS FROM TO-NIGHT Chinese LADSES' WAISTS Any Style SILK AND NET PIANO COVERS AND JAPANESE SILK ROBES ALL K5NDS OF JAPANESE SILK WAIST PATTERNS Sherlock; Block Glyn Street tiable articles at any time. Where. the value of the present sent :Ioes not one dollar it is usually ad'.iiit-- ted duty free; but upon the wrapper of the package should be writer., "Christmas. present; no dutiable, value." "Where a present is sent of greater value than this, and the shipper does not care to have the duty paid by the receiver, arrangements can be made in advance with the express company to pay the If loyalty to local concerns would warrant it considerable difficulty could be avoided if the money was sent direct to any of the large busi- ness concerns in the United States directing the purchase-, and sending along with it a card with the proper shipping directions. In all of thc proper shipping directions. In all of the large cities there are reputable houses which do this. it is true that a great many people having friends in the United States are inquiring of me just at this time what they shall do in order to ensure the safe delivery of a Christ mas present without making the re- with -Lc-thbrJuge bottled ber Last week was a busy one at con- test headquarters, the rush being par- ticularly heavy Friday and Saturday. It is likely all the contestants are much pleased with their success to date. Certain it is that there are a very wide-awake lot of candidates in the Herald's prize contest. One very commendable feature is the good feel- ing prevailing. Everyone seems to realize that there are enough prizes for all, btft everyon-c also knows that the finest fruit hangs high, and to get the best they must reach far. The Ones Who Will Win The people who are leading now and the ones who will lead at the are those who have taken this test to bed with them men and wo- men who realize that to reach the! finish con- kind oLmateriaT do not make'excuses work. They do not complain about-the advantages of someone else they hustle'and keep gradually forging to the front. You usually find the energy and in- clination for hard work oozing the fellow who is always Waiting for travel the more or less rockv a chance- Opportunity is a rather queer thing. It always becomes vis- ible to those who are doing nothing looking somewhere else for it. It is as elusive as perpetual motion, or the never iquite catch it... It. is usually the greatest worker, the man alert for chance, who sees it roads of patience, perseverence intelligently directed effort. Mere idle thought will not win anything. are Some of the candidates who "laying low" in the. voting line are just as liable to win the grand prizes as any one. It is still anybody's race. But It Isn't Too Late "Oh, it's too late for rue to do first. The majority of men and women make their own opportunities, 'but is one ready to your hand. It re- anything a disheartened' nothing more than a little con- candidate the other day. am go- j centrated, honest, earnest effort, inp; to try to win the small district There are always more people who see prize, but, goodness, gracious, I nev- er could overtake any of those peo- ple who have over votes." Well, this was a sort of a poser for the contest man, and so he guessed so. too. opportunities than people' who both see and prize them. They never seem to have the courage or confidence in their own power to take advantage of them. They do not form a purpose until another has grabbed and im- land of heart's desire it is necessary! People who are made of the right'proved the opportunity. A. Williams, police magistrate, of Vancouver 'for seven years, to-day placed his resignation in the nandsof the Attorncy-G-eneral and will to Europe in search of renewed heaitb. QUESTION OF KIN7G LEOPOLD'S MARmAG-E Paris, Dec. A special despatch to. the Figaro from Brussels says that Baron Goffinet, private .secretary to the late King of Belgium, denied the report that a civil marriage was per- formed at the death bed of Leopold, but he admitted that a secret reli- gious marriage probably occurred re- cently, although the King never speci- fically inforrm-d his intimate friends .of su'ch'-a marriage. Should this be the case, however, it have -no legal standing in Belgium, no "com plications are teared. Ba'ron G-oi- fmet said further that Baroness' Vaughan could bring her children to Balincourt to-day but could, return immediately to Brussels where she 1 would be" 'allowed 'to remain unless her presence provoked a scandal. Rome, Dec. It was stated dally to-day that the Vatican had j nothing to do. with the morgantic marriage of the late King Leopold j and Baroness Vaughan. COTTON MILLS CLOSE IN NEW ENGLAND Lowell, Mass., Dec. 'accord- ance with the curtailment policy adopted by cotton mills of New Eng- .land the Tremont and Suffolk mills of this city closed to-day. They will re- open on Dec. 27, The shut-down throws operatives out of em- ployment for the week. A WELCOME CALLER EMPRESS EUGENIE ILL Is Santa Claus, when he brings around for the Christmas dinner a case of ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER Given all the other requisites of a Christmas turkey cipient pay the .-duty; and I am glad of this. opportunity you have given me to explain the. provisions of the lawi. "Of. articles of a value of over' may be sent by mail; but they will all go into 'the" .customs 'branch of the postal scrvjcet: and- tn-e fluty must be satisfactorily arranged before the goods are re- Dec. Monte Car- dispatch says that the ex- j Empress widow of Napoleon and; is seriously ill at her Villa Gyr- cranberry- sauce, the the nos, at Cape Martin. Eugenic is 83 oysters, .the plum pudding and so j years old, but her interest in." affairs you will have a meal that will be complete indeed. And the best part of it is that, the her will help the stomach todigest the solid foods, and there will be no bad after eqects -of "what otherwise prove a little too hearty re-i past. Pints or quarts. Get 'Vow orders: in early. __ j vd THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND I'thouflTit nWtnat She" will leave most remains intensely active. -She never speaks of her hralth, and seems to strive to from her mind any thoueht of the inevitable. She pos- sesses an immense fortune it was believed atTone1 time" she intended to bequest it to the Ena of of Spain, wh'o "with her. It Absolutely TKe Best v. We sell Fit-Reform Suits and O veir c o a is ID e c a u s e WE KNOW tkey -are the best, Beyond question. At any price you care to pay and you highgrade, hand tailored garments that have no equals in Canada. we can gve Se.tKe MALTING CO., LTD. of jt for cbarirablc purposes ;