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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'HIDAY, DKCEMUKR 21. 1917 TJ1I'} IUHA 1IIUUUV j.OKjiKVKXTKEX People's Forum everyone who Is a member] early closing bylaw providing that the wblla there. Tho freedom vt the Forum[ stores :uay remain tjpc-n In iho ID Its fouuJallon. Tiioy never fat] forjlue tor Uiree shopping days before lack of Interest. Lave never eeeu ono Christmas. Communications under this heading lhal did not jjrow ID attendance and Ihe members grow also. Tho flrsl meet lug of the forum lu must bear tlio wrltern. signatures of (be Ottawa, Ucc. following statement lias been Issued by the militia department: "II la urgently necessary thai char- itable Individuals nnd orgaultallonB throughout Canada who HTO pood en- ougli tu bond shtpiiioiiU of Ilcd Crbas supplier ol any kluil la any unit of the troops should clearly) that It tbeso supplies arc not [onvaiilcri to the Red com- niittco In Canada, but nre soiit direct br prlvatd Individuals, tlioy should be sent either tu tho Red Cross commis- sioner, H and 'fG Cockspur, street. Ixmilon, S. W., Kngland, or dlroct to tho hospital unit concerned. Many of those still being for- viarclerj .addressed Canadian Medical Slorea, Lnlrago "Sheds, Southampton. This Canadian Medical Store "lias been Tor SQIUO time dosed mill parcels thus n'ldres.sed can' scarcely do otherwise, llian go nstray. 1'ackRgai addressed to Individual hospital uutts, should no longer be sent cicepl through Oia Red Cross c'oinruilioe lu Canada, or lo the Red Oiosa Lornrmssloner, Great Brit- ain at the above address. .Tnoro are no facilities at Southampton for handling THE PEOPLE'S FORUM K-lltor Dear have lived la the city of Lelhbrldge for lew yearn and the 0110 ILhtg.lbaL I nilw above any 0.1-1 oilier thing a People's Foruiti. Webster's Dictionary gives us the dtf- loltlon of "Forum" aa "any tribunal ol nubile discussion." 11 Is tuoro than thla. It Is s we get ac- quainted with each other and tho thoughts ol those Individuals ho In- uence UB end our neighbors. It Id u ace where VHS cau see the result ol o teachings, of the IHblc, press and hools upon the public mind, it Is a ace where we find out that we don't now every thing about uny thins icre you learn by, teaching and Leach learning where.- the who [.othbrltlgo will bo Leit! in Empress! EYP. Neither have they announced theatre at 3 o'clock Sunday their Intentions with regard to early closing on Saturday's after the New Year, although it Is generally under- Bided that they are willing to abide Lj- the new factory act regulations and close at bix o'clock. Saturday. lids ono his valuable assistance. Yours J. M. VOL.NAGEL. lows It mil flrida out that liu has over ohed EODieDilsg and where we on-1 rtala each other and go homo fccP> K Iliat this was a Ernst day and lere are lols 6f smart people in this orld Besides ourselves who use thqlr link lanfcfi ocCMlonally anil also lliali fiere are more ways than ono of akin- Ing a cat. Tho People's Forum is popular In I oit ol the clttes of the west and I i ere JB no, reason why Lellibrldge lould not have one also. Having talk-' d with A good many people of late 1i nd iluio.it everyone lu favor of a I i6vo of this hied and ninny who have llendcd Korum meetings are anilous o BCO one started here. It la not a society; religion, sect or -Uxc. There no Invlla- lanv but'everyone'Is welcome and Thla Is In accordance with the local Dec. 21-TrSeveji Italian at tacks against, recently ca'ptur'ed Aua Iro-German pbsftlonE, In; Iho-region o: MonU Aaoloii'e1 yesterday.were repals ed; Iho war oUlce reports. Italian et forts 16 advance at other points on Ilie northern fronl also to Jiave The statement "Tho, Italians seven, times attackei Ihe m Iho last few d by Auslro-German forces west o Monte AsoTene.' They elso nttacted Monte Pertlca All their Bsaaulla broke down with hear> Jones. night early this niornlng .Vigorous engagements, 'continued ID 'the balUo seclora." Dec. further Ihc'rns In tho coat.of living In Lh monthly report of the labor depar ,menl lor November. During the morJ- ihe coal of the weekly budget of ptap 'foods compared wit ?ILS1 In the previous month, a ml wit -59.31 In NprumbQr, Potalocn con trlbutcd inora to the Increased cost o than any other commodity, ri ing In price In all the provinces oxcep Colnnibta Tvhpro a decreRso wn recorded. .Increased prlcec oblalnc also fOr eggs, milk, butler, sugar an bread while dccroaaea wore rccorde In flour and beans. The prices of inea, a ho wed but llllle' .difference on th whole from Iho previouu'month. Wholesale prices also ahowctt som ndTAnce ;for the month. The chit Increases In grain miscellaneous foods, wbl the moat Important decrease! occurre In thfi-prices of hlrtw, metals'and Jm plemenU. The local retailer have not decided wbat aellon they will tahe with re- gard 10 keeping open on New Year's December 23, 1917. Mayor llardlo will give a. 30 minute address on "The Equality of the Seres.1' Thla will be followed by a number or lire mluulo talk's on lie subject by any members who wish to discuss U. or crJlk-Ize cr add to It. ur ask questions. The meeting will lLon be closed by n ten mluuto ad- dress bi' Mr llardlo In answer to the live minute Tills Is the program of iho Forum except If tlie members role a cut cue, Kvery. SuifHav n different speaker imtl a different subject. At tills inectliiB It will be to elect TTialrnian, officers anil com- mltlees. Everyone IntcresU'd in a People's Forum hhould be I here to help organize IhH Mayor llardlo has addressed other Formas. lie un- derstands (he movement and will All stares iii Ix-thbrUgc wiU reumlu open lonlght LIU nine o'clock. They will also remain open Salurdn? and Monday night till the jamc hour. Winnipeg, Dec. sit- ting on appeals under the Servlo: Act are receiving anonymous letters or telephone calli almost containing threats. Today a Tetter was re- by one of the judges threatening him In all torts of ways. The Judge said several of this nature had been received by himself or brother judges alnce the courlG began their sittings. BANDITS Minneapolis, UCP. 21.--Three musk cil bandits today eiiNreil the People" Slate Uauk lu Uic downtown disiricl locked 1'resldeot J. P. Erncster am two employees In a vault, seized 500. In fash, stepped out to the curl where two unsuRrecliiig pollcnraei slooil chatting, and esrapcd ID ai uutomoblje, DONATION Dec, for Halifax relM fund 11 red a tola! ol 'more than Abo at sixty! wlloltora are working. FARM LANDS p Of m ud Cmltmrr ud Cdmailn Lul Co. CITY AND f ARM MORTQAOEI The H.Macbeth Agency N Turner Witchell a tltti' CilC.Q.b, AUCTIONEERS Wfwith to' L. I. Nlcfcpt-' ion hiTo coniolldXed'Uielr M >Bd will condact In ike test of >blp >'nd Hlliftclkni iMrintetd or C tat datM, phoae 10U or Mi Roril., Tcmrt. for bolMn, L.VAL'HY AND HAND You are invited to call in and inspect our new and up-tordale Christmas.slock. We do apt ask you to buy, We want to show you thai we have the goods. wifl; be dpqe free on 4ny article. RGAGNEBIN WATCHMAKER, JEWELER, ENORAVE_R THIRD AVENUE SOUTH' SPECIAL PRICES Suit Cases, Club Bags and Trunks Sorery yon karei't forgotten to wcrode Inggage M jva juL.Tn hire tbMfht it too a pft, bat ywl aapiiinl Ww far yov BMCT roetkcre. :_ rnikn I wcnderfylly lenilMc lift for my or woman, TMy iK-tnvtl, onct in whlli it Yew rti nothing htrt hcra. mMttr far K how H will IhfMfti In An Ctirlrtmn lint SUITCASES TRUNKS b I45.H t. M5.M to Alberta Saddlery Co., Limited HMStmlSMtk Afcerta OUR CLOTHES Have the Happy Faculty of putting Men at their Ease That feeling of being dressed flRT CIPTHCS supply, gives a man self assurance and a sense of being at home in any surrounding. MacllEOD BROS. SELL THEM The' Great Clothiers of The Great West LAST MINUTE Of Christmas Novelties Fresh' from the Manufacturers Swellest New Ybrt Hand Bags and Purses wllb-rlch silk linings and contain- ,lng mirror and small purse, 'silver ring handles and frame. Finjshed with heavy chlncle lassel. Colors brown, taupe, nuv3, purple and Each 53.50 and 55.00 Leather Purses and Bags All shapes and qualillcs. Ranging prk'us.s From down to Silk Knitted Bags _ All c61ora, heavy (luallly. At 52.50 and 53.00 Last Minute Sale of Coats .and Dresses Just Received. 100 Choice -f Prettiest and-bcat. value.? we V U'on'C miss seeing these. You canX afford to'jnei them v Style, SdlMf fw'-....... StQmg it -v. S8.50 Stylet Scffiof (or Coab Seflint; at Sefag for J4.5fl Cotb SeOiB{ at Colored Stripe Vole Selling Tiaert Wkhe VoOe Bbwet Serge and Silk Dresses all Reduced in Price Silk or Serge Drettet Goinf at ___............... S28.N' Silk or Serge DreMes Going at ._.4.. n..-. _ t i Going at SOk or Seriel Sflk Serfe Dreww Gwinf it v' wSergeDreuef at............................ Minute Sale of Furs 5135.00 Hack Foi Mdf and Neck Piece for tllS.M F.x Moff ami Neck Piece for bbck WtVHoif and Neck Piece for Bhck MiK and Neck Piece for 53100 Naonl Miff and Neck Piece 57SJO 545 M Nattfral Mufl awl Neck 532 00 550 H Natval Mrff Piece kr .53100 i; forth Areme ;