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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. DKCKMIIKK 21, 1917 TIlIv DAILY llliHAI.U SKVEN larc Git I ome rolks To Choose a We admit that a man doesn't want anything that's hand painted or lace-trimmed. But NO ONE is as easy to buy for as a If you buy in the right place. Of course DO matter what you give him, hell thank you and feel pleased that you remembered him, but if you buy at our store you can choose what he'll use and enjoy long after Xmat is over. At THIS Man's Store you don't pay more-'-you often pay less than elsewhere, but the main idea 15 that we have the sort of thing MEN WANT. No man is hard to choose for at this Men's Store. BatK-Rob.es House Coats Lounging Robes Mufflers: Handkerchiefs" Pyjamas Silk Shirts Hosiery Sweater Coats Gloves, Neckwear, special 7Sc A splendid range of smart, large shapes, from50 cents to BRACES Boxed Braces, pure sQk with leather 65 cents to .Sets of Arm Bands Garters, Braces, etc., Suit Cases Collar and Handkerchiei Bags Glut Bags and a host of other Useful Gifts. We take this opportunity to cordially wish all our friends customers a Merry Xmas 315 FIFTH "n T7rt7GrrT7 D PHONE ST s W. D. KcalriK UJ isi? Paris, Dec. chamber ol dcp- will hold session Satur- day lo discuss Deputy Paisanl's report tiatlops It from going Mllficnsi ot V Britain, France and In the IlghLiug tline and, cannot be food producers.; In. ''normal these countries we're on- other countries for much of'their supplies o[ fooriatu.fs.'bul ho.yUhby are more lhaji ever so. "'To outline Ih'o sltna- tton concretely: It Is estimated that lie yroductfon of wheat la the United Kingdom, Belgium, France ond Italy en; 6f; the corcmlUee .on j former Premier CaiUaux and Deputy U la understood lhat Al. Calllaux is preparing a three' hour speech Jn which he l expound 'and defend his entire policy before and during the FAMINE OR FOOD year will fall short isbela :fcT- iho -pre-vtar-'.Rverage. It ould he remembered that in tho .hrce years before these coun- rtes Imported together aboul bushela annually; also trial war conditions make any marked Increase In production -'within Uic riei! Tears difficult, if not Impossible. Thii detlclency In wheat has' Us parallel In meats and products arid only tho moat, careful management will save Ihe herds ot Ihoee countries from ierf ous, If not ruinous, depletion. Sucli a Hltnalion can ;be '-.mastered by two me'thoda, only. by con- icrring reaourcee; Second, by Increaitap production., Bqlh thcee reraedloa .are receiving attinllon in the countries'at wia', hut tho'jihortage bl land, labor and' fertllliersvpreflcnts and If the war for InsurmounUble obstacles to a prolonged period, nothinK short of' tny great Increase In production In eftorls can prarent Uie Europe. .Further, the tTbortage of FamiiU hu alwayi been a corollary ol war. Eren njlnor conflicts have Invariably bronchi about more or Jess Bert ous want In. the nations engaged. At Hio present time, world fimlne'fs ifftliIn measorRbfe distance. The tre- mendous WaUte, coupled with a (rtat decline In Ibe produrtlon' of food- Eturri Is rapidly depleting ocean going CTclghtcrs tvnd U.e grtat i distance of Australia from the market I argely climlnalca Use CoramonwealUi" is source of supply. Canada and the United States must, theTefOTt, in' large measure, meet the difficulty. In 1916, slightly more.than acres In Canada 'were field crops. 'In 191G, Ihe'" area bad decreased by nearly QOO.COO acres. Whether or not this decline due to shortage of labor, it la a falling oft In time of war. If men arc not available, the'labor pro- blem can by a much larger use oC ivoraen on the farms, as well as or larger and more ef- ficient farm machinery. In 'firUain, many thousands of women have left the cities, to work on the land; belter machinery has been procured, In some cues by (ho goTcrnnient, by whum II is leased to the farmers at reason- nble ralea. In this way Drllalu greatly increased her production of foodstuffs. In splto of the Ire nj CD dons drain that the war has made on the man-poTrer, of Ihe country. Canada can. ami doubtless will, follow the lead of the Trotsky Prolesls, But Told That Mission Won't Troable Bolsheviki London, Dec. regard to the roporlqd of 'allied military Tiilaalona In llie .Ukraine, it Is asserted that Leon Trolcky, the foreign minL'i- ter, ifislteil Ihe French embassy and made rep'rcsenlaiiuus that Iho pres- ence of .Frcncli officers In the Ukrane waj Impossible, while Uio Hada was disarming Ihe Bolshevikl, ojienly sup- porting Gen. Kaledlnca and disorganiz- ing the General front by recalling Ukranlan troops from the Russo-IUi- monian front. M, Noulens, tlio French ainoassntlor lo llussln, replied that the French mission was In tho Ukrane at of Ihe gasoline used In Ihe United States IB need In pleasure riding, ami doubtless the same proiiorlion holds good In Canaada. To economize gasoline, the Direc- tor ot the United Slates Dnrcnu ol Mines suggests the- following to auto mobile owners: (1) Do uol allow your engine to run idle; (2) Use kerosene, .not gasoline, for cleaning purposes In the garage; (3) See (hat the car- buretter does not leak, and form the habit of shutting off the szccilr.c at Ihe lank; (4) By judicious regu- lation ot the mixture of gascAine and air in the motor. Lain -grealer power and economy of fuel may be obtained. Automobile owners need not lay up cars, but.should use them cither for trade or' pleasure purposes thought- fully and HONORARY MEMBER Washington, Dec. President Wilson today beuanic an honorary member of the National Geographic Soolely, accepting the honor when It tho request of. Russia lo supervise Iho was tendered a committee o[ the formation of the national Ukrtne society beaded by Secretary Lane. they hnd been ordered noti other honorary members to Interfere in Internal political nf- Paris, Dec. decree authorit- ho formation o[ n Czech-SIomka Army ID France Appears In the Offlc- Journal today. One such ftnny [numbering men already hns )iccn rormcd In Russia. U will be fl- inched to the French army, which Is dally UoInK swelled liy the arrival o( fresh rccrulta from Amorica. The en- tire army will be placed under the pallllcal control of Nationals of Iho Czcch-SlovnVa countries. The head quarters will ne.Forte. fairs aud would not participate In fighting In the event ot a Elruggle. Tim despatch (lid not mention any other members of the entente being In the Ula-ano. liltlli news recardlng th9 peace ne- gotiations' haa reached London. For- eign Minister Trolzky Is said to have told -M- Jjoulens that 1C Germany re- jects peace without annexations and Are: Former PrcsUTents Taft and Hoosevclt, JXcar AdmiTal Peary, aln Reald Amundsen. J. J. Kmhnssador ot Franrc; Dr. Fredljol British ambassador. Indemnities 11 will end lions.. the HOW.TO. CONSERVE SUPPLY OF GASOLINE Supply li Falling (o Meet Heavy de- mands. Practical Methods for MolorlgU About 20 per cent of the gasoline we uio Is produced from Canadian crvde'oll, while the remainder Is ellh- :ENVOY er Imported or Is produced from Im ported criido oil. For both petroleum Vancouver, Dec. A Do, and gasoline wo are largely, dependent Almedla Hrandao, envoy extraordfn' ary and minister plenipotentiary from Urizll lo China, Is IB the city no bis way to Pckln. Up lo the present Brull has been represented In China by tti Inlster to Japan, but since is Kent a minister lo Rio Janeiro, Brazil hfta returned the and upon the' TJnlled Stales. Thcro, Iho coninmptlon of gasoline la greater thtn the proriiellon, the excess be'n.? driwn from Ihe surplus production of earlier retfB, the greater de- for wir purposes, In 191S. will Inevitably malt In greater consump lion tain formerly. At the samo time a for "e Scilon o( Diln. .Oonnm Ur.nHm I... 01 HMns. and Senora Brand ao fins been selected lor the lie hM a. long diplomatic experience. SELLS HALF INTEREST United States In 1917 E PACKERS' PROFITS Victoria, D. 'C. .Dec. The Vic- orla Trades ond Labor Council has on record against Lhb Palriotrc r.llnil Rnd all other organizations sol- icillng Einaiicinl supnorl for pur- puses. H (Financial Post) The racking Company's an uuil report showed u margin or 2.-t ''per cent, proCIL on tile year's ETOSS sales. In the tivclrc months ended October L'T' eross sales aggregated SlSI.SlJ.OC'O, ol which no more thai was saved- aa-profll. Ths precertlng year brouglit a gross OTer turn ot o( this OH.-lln remained Atte'r expenses and Interest'tharges had been'met. "The year's volume of husinesi recomuicntl. tb all memliers that refuse io uto on the grotind that sucti funds sliould be provided out of the consoli- dated revenue oE the country. I'resldenl AVIATION ACTIVITIES staled In sail year paid f rbr live stock; Ih.la not more thai; len pur cent, additional, we paid an increase of ol" nearly forty', per "cent. Increase all." j London, Dec- British war otflce tonlglil Issued the following statement on aviation activities in France: "Tlircc hostile machines brought down In air fJeh'tlng Wednes- day and others iverc driven down out of control. One of our machines Is missing." HER EXCUSE surprised that you'd lot a man kiss you on such short acqualu tance. he salt! it SUCH IMPUDENCI Oo you your hair Mar cellc? Ebc--liow ,dare-you! My name Miss Smith. Pennsylvania Punct Howl. MANY HOMES "Where have you "Usck to the country to visit my oil! home. Ever visit your old "Jly dear cbi-.p. I. was raised in a rar own series of city finis. 1 can'l remembei and Viscount Bryce, lorraer fnult that I hadn't met lilru hull Ihe places I've Kanu) Itaston Transcript. Cliy Journal. i Why Puzzle About What to. Give the Requisites is the Answer? Choosing cigars or.pipes solves the perplexing problem of what to give the man. Nothing is quite so acceptable. Cfgara, plpcn, Iraya, tobacco, pouches, clc., arn bound lo win thr respect antl ncl- inlrallon for (he 'giver. Uan't you the joy of the man who rcccltea thcrn for Clirialinaa? They arc truly a man's giy. A gift from our large, fine stock of anutara' rcqiilsflps' will him Im- mensely. Do would buy them hero himself. All dlecrlmlnatlng do. They arc ihc finest you can buy- THE CITY CIGAR STORE W. A. OTT, Prop. THREE DOOR3 SOUTH OF (.ETHBRIDGE HOTEL New YorV, nee. Th.s onRl Mercantile Marlnc'Compnnr An- toilar Uiit U had sold one half of It; Interest In HMIind- America Line to a syndicate of Dutch banken and shipping men (or 000. II nndcntoM thai the liilemalloial tia ImterMt IB Dotak In i Uio UILILUU. aia.i.ua ill. l Jil Will pfob less ihan in 1916, II It esti- mated that coniumptJoa (hh year will exceed tiroduclloa by Thin cnormoui deficiency mosl be ttii) lurjilua of tinrffls that waa In stor- age on January 1st, 1917, In view of altnatlon and ll> ef- fect on Canada, together wllh thr. nc- cessity for conserving gisollne for war purposes, II bchoorea us to prerent nt.'U ehcourage ud. R Ihe oll- MMfry la CtuiU. Ose-lulf ;