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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PA5E FOURTEEN TUB LliTHBIUDGE DAILY 'HEIULIJ FRIDAY, DECEMBER Store open until 10. P.M. Loads of beautiful gifts things here to choose from. The Practical Useful Kinds I GlGTCS Hosiery Sweaters 'Camisoles Toques "WoolSIunvls" Furs Dress Silks Holeproof Hosiery Down Quilts AKD HUNDEEDS Cot Comforters Scarves Linen Centers Linen Napkins Fancy Bath Towels Guest Towels Battenbnrg Pieces Purses and Bags Fancy Hair Pins Maueira Embroidery Children's Leggings Handkerchiefs Silk Waists Crepe de chene waists Voile Waists Hug-Me-Tites Silk Skirts Girls' Serge Dresses Silk Underwear Fine Wool Un'wear Boudoir Caps Sillc Sweater Coats E. P. HiSchlngs and.R. J. Hutch- Insrs, president and of tho Great West Saddlery Co.. arrived in the city last night on a tour their branches ill tho west are spending tho city. :E. F. Mulchings was in tho city last June and at that time predicted a great crop for Southern Alberta. diction came true, and this morning he declared that Southern Alberta shows greater prosperity than any other part of the west, although busi- ness from tho Great' Lakes to tho coast is good. There is far more money in this year's crop than in tho bumper one of 11U5. The fanners all over are pay- ins their debts and accumulating stock and a cash reserve. After two years of war. vVestern Canada is more prosperous than erer'it Mr. Hatchings believes Southern Alberta will supply.the spring wheat seed for most of Canada next spring, aud much, will, also be shipped to the hard wheat states across the .line. Leather has advanced tremendously in price, said Mr. Hatchings, referring to his own business. He stated, how- ever, that his company had made ear- ly contracts which will cover their spring deliveries, and'had thus effect- ,ed a big saving accrue to the benefit of western farmers.'. fft OF OTHES USEFUL THINGS FOB CHEISTMAS GIFTS. SUITABLE We thank you for your liberal patronage, and wish you and yours a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year JUST TAKE THE WE'LL OF. DETAILS AND DELIVER THE PRINTING JO YOUR SATISFAC-. HERALD, DINNER FOR 6 FOR 10 CENTS Editor Prepares it With Cornmeal and Cheese THE, WRONG DAY London, -Dec. Times cor- respondent in 'Dublin says a- strong protest Will W made in Ireland- if Thursday is designated as the day on meat -is not to be eaten. It is urgeji-that. Friday is the natural day to Ireland is a strongly Ctitholie country. Girls of'eighteen are to be barred from Calgary cabarets. New housewife who has to fight'the''high cost of living in feeding-a family of five or six can provide, a -nutritious enjoyable dinner al accost of 10 cents, accord- ing to C. Houston Goodiss, -editor of The Forecast -Magazine, who gave a demonstration at 6 East Thirtyvninih .which he prepared what he called his-substitute for meat It 's made of one cupful of cornmeal one aud a half cupfuls :oi: grated cheese. The mixture, baked in an electric' tasted gtnd He ie peated the demonstration befoie an audience in which there were a num- ber of shop girls. When it was done there was some- thing more than a auart of ''disc which looked, sinelled, and tasted like what one raight( call coinbuad ru gratia." Mr. Gobcftss said its cost was 9.4 cents >a'nd that it con'ameJ the same "nutriment as weighing pound and cost an cents- In_ the "dish i ho i e dared- was enough for .sis nersjoris he said there were 1C93.5 ciloriei. ttud 4S.6 grams of protein. "Scientifically speaking sim Mr Goodiss, is just as much nour ishment'in' this preparation as there is'.in a pound of .good'meat. It can be varied greatly bv an egg or a little meat this of course, adds to the cost But it shows, that tjjere is no reason for poor persons going hungrj because they can't pay 40' cents a pound for meat." SICK OF WAR. "The r Devil the Devil a; monk ivoukl be; Tito Devil was well, Uie Devil a rndnlc was in the Toronto News. r i GERMANS USE 'TANKS' AGAINST RUMANIANS The citv schools close today for the Christmas holidays and 2000 pupils are happy The pupils are free until January 3rd, when the new term op- ens No pretentious closing exercises were held in any of the schools At Central the pupils were assembled in the auditorium where a.few words in the 'nature. of a .Christmas message addres ed Hum R P lace of the school board.. Mr, Wallace complimented the puoils oi schools generosity tcrpatriotic organizations, mentioning particular- ly the knitting being done by so many of the puoils in aid ot Red Croos Christmas hoi davs for the lionor pupils in the. different' schools' com- menced r-Va although -all toe closing exercises .today. Machines Said to Outdo ..British In- Speed of 25 Miles an Ho'Jr At General -Von Falkenhayn's Head- quarters'in Rumania, (via One of the most interesting features of th'eRumanian campaign from a German 'standpoint has beem the spectacular work of the new armored automobiles soon after the advent of "the" British "tanks'! on the Somhie front, but which the develop- ments "in Rumania have" shown to be" a vast improvement 'in efficiency over th'e British machines. Even in the brief tests .it bas had since the Germans crossed the moun- tains into the Rumanian plains tho new German armored car has, shown itself an efficient auxiliary lo .the" cavalry in patrol as it frequent- ly can inflict infinitely -more damage than a whole Is far more difficult to destroy than the English invention. The. cars are twenty-five feet in length, with and encased in solid .rubber. They carry a crew of ma- chine gun operators, _ .the chauffeur, and one .substitute and one officer. The-. machine guns can be operated in almost any direction through nar- row slits. -At one under the cus- tomary hood, is a 100 horse-power motor, and nt the other cud; .under a sfmilar hood, is the gasoline, tank Nohd of the German automobiles of this type used in Rumania has as yet been 'disabled or destroyed by oppo- nents The bullets thus' far encoun- tered have hardly dented-.the shells of the The chief advantage .of the new au: tonipblle, inrcontrast with .the 'British, machine, is that it run at: ait average speed at twenty-iive miles au {hour, as contrasted with the snail-like I pace of tho Entente- cats. Its speed frequently enables it, to sctujtv even ahead of tho cavalry, and It its way over any road or even-a.field. ERS PffiVEIff to tne Herald) Fernie. Dec. fire was discov- ered yesterday afternoon, in the base- ment of'the big. hotel Morrissey, w-aich is being uJed as ne for the alien 'enemies, and ou'e of the prison- er giving the alarm at once TO tiie sergeant of the gund prompt action was taken The' nnsoners being on tlie had the chemical fire ex tineuishers at once pre venting- a fire which, with a verv lit tie headvay have trapped the whole bUIdmg ilames en thing at the camo is runn smoothlj man> of the intend are recei-ymg 2br stmas presents through frienfls are looking after them m leg and other' places. -QUEER NEWSPAPER NAMES. Columbus" is a man here whose chief joy is in of newspaper titles Of course'.there-are pMnty of .'-'Cou- riers, Journals and Heralfli rrat :ered the a6d there are headlights FUU IigU's Bees Eagles Owls and Newsletters but -nhei it Derricks, MetUlera Telesconee, Flags and the class' is more limited In Hot therp is" pub1 slied The Arkansas Thomas Cat and other titles just as unusual are The Sledge "The Irrepressible, 'The Silent and "Gall, Frequently it is possible to -tell from the" title of a newspaper 'the slate in which it is published. For instance, "The Chieftain" is In Okla- homa. "The Rustler" and "The Lar- iat" are in Texas, "Big Hole ,Dreezes in Montana, and "The Round-up" in Wyoming. IN the carrying out ot tts work tbere would be diffi- culty In fir.dtufi an that has been of- more asststanee to modern Industry than the freight uses are manifold, from a traffic bantling of view, for H serves alike the shipper of mar- chaadlae, the coal dealer and at times the livestock When we the history.ftfld.4e.velqpmeot.tOf? freight car we find there 3 reflexion of {he rapid prcgrt" mide In world of 6nt years li; fa but a shon time 1150, comparatively wheii the 1 ot woodea wustrucUpn, had a minimum capacity 01 only tiilny, pounds >nd to-day hire the modern or equipped jrltb heary trncta iuil eomtroctei of through- oat, transporting irt blgh ipewl 'nxn nlnetjr. Bve to one hundred Un peaiids. The value of the boi as to rtilpper nllwir ha! Increased to a degree comineiwiinitt with lu velopmeot and so-during Uw pMt years when the of equip- raent after reaching permlftml tat in- crease in car mileage which W more iwrvlce W t U.-S..SHIP Nantes, France, via London, Dec. 21, United States steamship Kansan has been damaged by striking a mine HE WAS OLD FOR IT Duluth, Minn Dec 21 Robert James former mayor of Croofeston, Minn., later city attorney of-Virginia, Minn., anci one of the best known attorneys of the state, died late last night .in a 'hospital hbre-fol' lowing an. operation for appendicitis He was Miss-Nettle 40 former cashier In? i Pittsburg hotel was'a warded a'verdict in her suit for foils'breach promise agjinst Henry DeniBton, 78, mfllionaire of Swissvale, GIFTS FOR THE MAN'S STOCKING Silk Tic, Gold Filled Tin, and Tie Holdci-. Special....... Men's Fancy Silk Braces, ann bands and garters. Special.......81.73 MenS Fancy Hilk Ties In Special Christmas Boxes Special 35c, 50c: 7oc and t Men's Pure Sweaters The Finest That's. Made JpJ.OO, SpZ.OO up to 815.00 r >Silk Scarves Black and Light Grey Special Fancy Shirts With-or without Forsyth Brand Special Cashmere and Silk Mived Hose, All c-oloi's. Special............. OOc Silk Ilandkcrchici's. Special 35c, 50c and 75c We are giving JREE Christmas Boxes to Sattjtday Night with I a purchase of and upwards No Trouble to Fill the Man's Stocking at, This Store a a a Westerp Mercantile jCo. S. WHERE YOUR DOES ITS DUTY. ;