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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22. 191S THE LET H BRIDGE I) A I L V H E R A L PAGE FIVE Don't be! All you need is a wax-wrapped packet of that delicious, refreshing, sooth- ing, cooling THE PERFECT GUM Life takes on a rosier hue when you have Wrigley's to comfort you. It keeps the teeth clean and bright. It prods a lagging -appetite. It puts a poor., diges- tion right lend for a copy LEY'S MOTHER GOOSE" funny jingle, book: in frefc. Address-' WM. WRIGLEY. J_R.' CO., LTD. W7igley Bldg., Toronto Two delicious long-testing flavors MADE IN CANADA Chew it after every meal Something New and Different for A Chance for Everybody to Taste BUFFALO MEAT Mucli could be said.n-liout-thc "Buffalo" we have secured from tlie Canadian Government and havc Imd on exhibition at, our store day or two, as to.the.people of Loijilmdgc tho animal certainly seems like a connecting linlv with tho early history of this last "Buffalo" seen in this part of the west, was in J.S82. one old timer tells us. Wo intend to cut up and sell the incnl on Thursday and Friday so that-you may Sunday. The price is reasonable. DELANYS LIMITED WAV A mfll ft tfdiocs of Uie recent municipal icumimlKn are occasionally heart! about '-'Ity haK theso duys, with the Harc-Siiarice prtiCuruntiul form of ballot to the fore. And ir that special form olh ballot Is not raked over the "coals next year It will be the fau'lt of tho commissioners who Imvo yet to stand before the buryesKGH for re- election. In fact, CornmiHBloners Har- dlo and Grace have even hinted that they would not care to stack up against an election with that form ol ballot as umpire in fray. "There are two wealuicsKeK appar- !cnt in tho ballot now in use in Itite I said Mayor Hurdle to the Her- ald on Tuesday morning in discussing the outcome of the election. "It does not prohibit plumpers, and the way our charter reads at present, it does admit of its logical conclusion, that is. that tho man elected shall have at least fifty nor .cent, of tho ballots polled, plus one vote." And .he hinted that there would havc to lie some change. be remembered that after the fl.rst. commission election, Com- 'mtasloner Grace led for the public he had not potted, even with all choices counted, fifty per.cent. .of. .thq .votes. Mr. Harvey, his nearest opponent, waived his and without any further elec- tioa Mr. Grace declared elected, lit was in order to -Mr. Grace's election, to have the charter amended so that the man having the of ballots tra'the final count.'would be declared .elected, .whether 6V. not he had secur- ed the fifty. cent. plus..one vote which Is the object of the preferen- tial ballot. 'AiiU-now that amendment is coming home to roost with the re- sult that there will likely be some scrappy times in council when the question of securing an amendment amendment comes un for dis- cussion, and it surely will next year. If it isn't amended the burgesses may have -to .look elsewhere for candidates than to the present incumbents when tbo positions of mayor and commis- sioner of pub'lic works are olien. for election. I want 99 St. Johns, N. Doc. hun- dred and eighteen officers and men of Canadian overseas forces, wounded or med.ca'ily.unfit for further service for J tho present at least, arrived in at. [John on the steamer 1'relorian last I night and were landed this morning. (The Maritime Province men are be- jing held here .until they can be dls- I charged or otherwise dealt with, and jail others left by special train at H> o'clock for Quebec, whore they will receives attention Uiat each individual case demands. The officers include Captain Mainer, Winnipeg; Captain Arnott, Winnipeg; Captain Moualian. Moose Jaw; Captain bennett. Van- couver; Caot. Child, Banff; Lieutenant "Spencer, Vancouver. The men in- chide Sergeant Miller, Calgary: Sergt. 1 Russell, Krugerdorf; Sergt. Harper, I Winnipeg; Private MacDonald, Vic- 'toria; Lance Corporal Douglas. Win- nipeg; Private Clement, Westmore; Private John Wilson, Winnipeg; Pte. John Barryi Cranbrook; Pte. Thomas Hammett: Private J. E. Billet, Win- nipeg, and Private J.'. Russell. No substitute will save money in the kitchen as Bovril or give the same nourishing value t6 soups and stews. It takes the beef of a whole bullock to make" dozen bottles of Bovril. Bovril is thus so strong that it cannot possibly be put up in cheap cubes. Get the -real thing- Bovril in the Bovril bottle. The big mill The big loaf kind. More Bread inf Bread'.' Hot Springs, Dec. dent Wilson said'today that the Eu- ropean trip of his friend, Col. E. JI. House, was in no way connected with the1, peace movement, but it was en- tirelv for purposes-outlined by Col. House in his statement issued last night in New York. The colonel said his mission was to communicate to American Ambassadors intimately the attitude of the United States toward certain phases of the international situation. The President refused to make any comment whatever. Bli HEAVY LOSSES! Lonu'on, DEC. 22, Comparatively heavy losses havc been inflicted on the "British army in Mesopotamia in heavier fighting hear Kut-Eld-Amara, following the retreat of British to that point. The secretary for India, .1. Austen Chamberlain, announced in the house today that the total cas- ualties of (Jen. Townsend's forces since the return to Kut-Eld-Amara was including 200 deaths. Niagara Falls city council voted to spend on Christmas luxuries for families of soldiers at the front. If there is a merchant in the city o! Lothbricige who is dissatisfied with I his Christmas business he is the ex- ception to the rule. The Herald call- j ed on numerous business houses this morning and the general statement! that business is good was heard ev- j crywhere, and many, comparing 1915 and 101-1, said that it was mighty fine. Probably the dry goods houses and jewelry stores are noting the great- est increase in business. This they at- tribute in part to the presence of so many visitors from smaller towns in the Lethbridge district who are com- ing in with pockets full of money and GETS IS MONTHS FOR BLIND PIGGING Edmonton, Dec. week de- tectives in the employ of the Liquor License branch of the Attorney Gen- eral's department convicted Benjamin Parks of Compeer on a third offence under the liquor license ordinance, anil he has been taken to Fort Sas- katchewan to do an 'eighteen months' term. He was previously convicted and fined in again in Oc- tober. He was a.'boastful b'iind-pig- ger with a Alberta proved his Waterloo. BEST YEAST IN THE WORLD Try a Brick of our Special Fruit Ice Cream For Your Xmas Dinner Phone Us for different Varieties Crystal Dairy Co. 13th St. South, Lcthbridge. PHONE 1576. per cent, of the regiment will go. away over tlie Christmas holidays; and "the other SO per cent, over tho New Year. Each man will have four clear days at home, that is, the timu reuuired for travelling does not come off tlie four days. Some of the men are going :is far east as though most of thejn will be going to Macleod, Cardaton. Pincher, Calgary and other Alberta points. ___ PERSONALS. making liberal purchases to fill up their Christmas gift list. But the grocery firms are atso doing a hig- ger aiid better business than a year ago and are well satisfied. People parently are'not going to stint their j Christmas table and the grocers ate tne'prospcnh I Well-known Women. of the country round is being strong-] Chatham, was sick for about ly reflected in the volume ol trade fou- years. Got very weak, could not being done through local w holevilerb by merchants in the smalte towns Business in the biuall town is better than in Lethbridge 'n comparison, ac cording to Mr. Home, ol Campbell j Wilson and I-Iorne, while the opening I of three new towns on the- Leth- bridge-Weyburn line, Etz.ikom, Pa- kowski and Kcmiseani, adds to the volume considerably The pest offlce this morning made further increases in the. stall Out going mail business has been very heavy for the past three weeks, and now Christinas mail is to fc Jo amount, to anything I go very thin and had f Ld, iIwSe? at was never going to get better. I ,r could not walk a block without feel- ing .ill tired-out I took different medicines but did not get fne help I needed. A friend of ___ ______ _ mine advised me to try Dr Picrte's Fav- arrive, making the office still iusier i Ont" Prescription I began to take it Customs officials at the post other-1 alta 'pfca3ant Pellets' and by the arc working overtime, the number of I time I had taken two bottles I was well parcels in bond being r.Loeuui being j on theroadUoircoverj, and m six months particulars heaiy I was entirely well My appetite came back and I gamed in flesh. JNOW i am fla WITH THE 13th O M, R strong ircl healthy OS any one could wish Paris, Dec. sinking oi the Japanese steamer Sada Maru in east- ern Mediterranean .Tuesday by a German or Austrian submarine, is( reported in a dispatch from Malta 'to'i I the Havas News Agency. Wireless' calls for help reached Alexandria, ICgypt, and vessels were sent out. The details of. the sinking are not known. KAISER BILL INDISPOSED Berlin, Dec. 22, by wireless to Sayville, Dec. William has postponed the vinft he had plan- ned to make to the western front, the overseas news agency announces, a slight indisposition making it ne- cessary for. the Emperor to remain indoors for a few days. The agency's announcement describes the Emper- or's ailment as a "slight inflamma- tion Oi the cellular system." Prized equally In and home, because no other Coffee is at once BO rich, BO strong, so delicate, and HO unfailingly good. .In. Yi, I and 2 'pound Fine Ground for CHASE ft SANMHW, MONTREAL (From Medicine Hat Times) Lieut. Ca'mpbell will spend-.Christ- mas holidays at his home in Macleod Ptes. Short and Taylor have gone to Toronto to spend the Christmas season. Captain Cumbertand, the 13th O. >f. R., has gone to Toronto to spend the Christmas vacation with tils wife who is residing -there. Lieut. Bain, or ho 13th O R returned Friday after spending a few days in Lethbridge. Corporal JlatKin and Pte Jensen, botil of "C" squadron, who have'been in the city hospital undergoing opera- tions for appendicitis, .leave the hos- pital today and will proceed to .their homes in Cardston for. tile .Christmas vacation. Officers and men of the; 13th are going to have theh Christmas hoi days, the same and the to be I owe it an to Dr med- icines and I am glad of the opportun.ty Ip give testimony in then: they have done wondera "for THELHA PARSER, 141 E. King St. Chatham, have taken Dr Pierce's medicine with good I waa weak and run down, lost my appetite ind got -very thin I took 'Favorite Prescription' ind 'Pleasant Pellets" and these t'-'e "'edicmes built me up in a yery short space oC tune so that I felt M well is ever I lound them to be all that 13 recommended of them; MH WM WFFSE, Cor Grand Chatham, Ont Every woman who has backache, head- icbe, low apints, sleepless nights, owes it to herself f o speedily overcome the trouble before a breakdown causes prostration. Dr Picrce's Favorite Prescription is non-akohohc remedy that any ailing can safely take because it -a pre- from roots and herbi with puw arrangement has been made that DO i gljcenne, contain-ng tonic nropertica. Farmers Have Lost Worthy Head President Marnpch, oi the board of trade, spoke with great regret yesterday, when he learned of the sud- den death of President Jas. Speak- man, of the .U.F.A. Mr. Marnoch al- ways made a point of seeing Mr. Spcakman when in Calgary. At first Mr. Spcakman did not take a great deal of interest in southern Alberta; his own farm at Penhoid and general farming interests there engaging Ms attention. Hut since his visit under escort of-S. S. Dunham to the irri- gation district last summer and the Mitchell nursery, anil saw. Mr. Milch- ell's cherries and the great forest of tress grown on the bald prairie -in four or five years, he'became greatly! interested in tic district. He was] always'highly complimentary of thei efforts of the members of the Leth- bridge board of he wish- ed all do as much for! the farmcre." S. S. Dunham, a vice-president of the IV K. is not .in the .it present, being AV .Calgary on busi- ness. 'My. Spcaknian's :dcath will be felt.hi hiiii moat, kecnlv. A Pleasing and At-wptawle For All BOUDIOR-SLIPPERS, HOUSE SLIPPERS, CHRISTMAS SLIPPERS, COSY SLIPPERS IN MANY VARIETIES AND IN ALL SIZES FOB EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY ;