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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, DECEMBER A 1910 Tlili LCTUnniDUr; IVu'LY FfRHAU) MI-TEEN MILADI PHONE 1224 Flett will siiend (lie holidays! Ptc. Palmer IB a nephew of Mr. and tltli relatives In Wlnnjfred. Mrs, S. J. Shopliord.ot this d Mrs. Ij. H. -Loaer, of Winnlfrcd, is lii tho' city for a few days. Moul. H. Martin of (he "8th Bat- tery, will spend Christmas In Edmon- ton. -Mrs. Tout Long and daughter Mar- ion, have gone to Cnlgary to visit her mother. Mr. I-ong In solne un to Cal- garv for the week-end. i n Mr. and Mrs. F. li. AVatlers arc leaving todny' spend Clirlstmaa Mrn., B. H. Parainis (formerly Zellu 'Crimkhlte) leaves todny lo.Join her husband at Gleichen. MIsn; Margaret Aguew Is leaving to- day to spend Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Lethbrldgn in Calgary. Miss- Katharine Dunn and Miss Bv- elyn Buchanan are going to Cnlg-ary for the holidays. lire. A. B. Stafford Misses Doro- thy and Margaret Stafford leave today to spend a week, hi Calgary with Mrs. London, Dec. accordance with custom thero in a change 111 tlie government, the king has con- ferred honors on various persons ro-1 commended to him by the retiring prime-minister. Lord Sandhurst, form- er lord chamberlain-, Lewis Murcourl.' former first commissioner of works, ami. Lord Cowdray are made vis- counts; and Joseph Albert Pease, for- mer postmaster-general; Arthur Dow- nr, former solicitor-general for Scot- land; Sir Thomas Roe. M.I1., and Sir Edward Partington, 'director of the Manchester and Liverpool District bank, are mmle hlirons. A number of minor honors also liavo iieen conferred by tli0 king. Mr. Harcomt lu a letter to his con- stituents, announcing his resignation from tho house of commons, says that In person the old family peerage will bo Jlr. Ueivar's promotion is said to be due to his agricultural ex- neriments. Mrs. A .Person, who has been in the city to seo. her brother, Mr. P. J. M. Wosiyng, who la seriously ill, re- turned to her home in Spokane yes- terday. The season's si-eatings from Capt. Uenoon'to the .officers and members of the W. JI. S..'also the Mission Baud of Kuox church, have been received by Mrs. McClure and as they were too late for the December's meetings she takes- the opportunity of conveying them in this 'way. Tlie'closing exercises of McLean school district were held yesterdry afternoon in the school with the sec- retary of the school hoard, br .Hlvers as chairman. A splendid program by ihe pupils that showed careflil train- ing on the., part, of the teacher was well delivered and was. exceedingly patriotic consisting of choruses, flag drills recitations monologues dia Ces. litirVlnsrspaces were made Dr. lUvira and David King. Bags i -f----- of fruit-, were distributed to the children arid sandwiches, cake and A special cable announces thai a marriage was celebrated at Ports- mouth, England, between Charles Henry MacLaren, D.S.O. lieutenant- colonel Canadian Field Artillery, and Dorothy Olivia White, youngest daugh- ter of Lieut-Col. Fred White, C.M.G., Ottawa. 'A vei7 worthy cause, to an extent obscured by the greater and more uressing demands occasioned by the present overshadowing conflict, asks recognition in a small way at the hands of the generous people of our oily. We speak of the Children's Aid Society. There are twelve little tots at pres- ent in tlie institution, "uin 19 months to 12 years, to whom Christ- mas would be meaningless saye for the thought of those immediately interest- ed. To make this "day of days" a happy one for these unfortunate kiddies the coffee served to' the friends nreaent'. Mies teacher of this school, parents Bowen, and the' has resigned to accept a position in "Macleod she will be succeeded -by Miss Dorothy L the school re- opens on Wodnesdai, Jan 3rd r The spirit ol patriotism that is being acv.1 minds of ..the younger "generation" showed splendid results Wednesday when tho children in the four grades of Galbraith school presented the Alexander Gait chapter, T. O, D. with 131 pairs ot socks had'been-knit since the first of self-sacrificing spirit of the children ihe con- tents of their moii'ey boxes, amounting: to 518.50, -was also given to the-chain ter to buy comforts for. tho soldiers In addition to this in the toes olnearly even spclc a small gift had been placed nj cne knitter foi thr soldieis The children who attend this school in the majority, of.-, cases, have'either father fighting at- the front, but, theyfare working, to provide com- forts for'-BoriwDue'else's father or bro- ther as T61I as their oun Mrs G W liobiintm, the regent of the chapter Mrs. Oeo Stacev and Mrs J A, Jack Ron were present to recene the dona tioiiB, and'-after a short patriotic pro- gram Mrs Hoblnson in a brief ad dress; expressed, the gratitude of the chapter for x the excellent work that the children are'doing Following her address Christmas .carols were sung by the children Cards of recognition, that will "show-the number of socks knit by tlie children to be retained b> them until the end of the wai and then turned into the chapter were tlie ladies These cards no doubt viU art as an incentive for further work Tee cream cake and oranges were then served' the chil dren by the principal, Miss Dawson and the teachers. _.. gifts as would gladden such their small little hearts. It need.; not be much, nor of ans great simple hooks for boys and girls, warm, serviceable clothing, Christmas stockings, etc. A Christmas tree with trimmings has beeij provided. Such gifts may ho leftVwith the so- ciety's president, Arthur Uiginbotham, or may be sent to. Miss -Grace A. Dainty at the shelter, whichever con- silient. if anyone .vould be good enough to loan a gramophone, no matter how old as- long as it emits sound, music, Christmas and joy being an insepar- able trinity, it w'oiild be scrupulously cared for and returned by the matron in as good condition as when loaned. A thought for these Httle: dependents would brigMen yours as well as their Christmas. Let us hope that this ap peal niay not be. passed unnoticed HERARD: quiet wedding was solemnized by Rev. Father McDonald, ot St. Mary's cathedral Calgaiy on Tuesday en Delia Herard of Nanton was united In marriage to Mi Harry Mumm for merly manager of the Crown Laundiy Co., at Nanton, Alta., but now of Loy- alty, AHa London, Dec. text ol the British official statement announcing the capture of El Arish, says: "On Thursday Egyptian town of B! Arish was occupied by our troops af- ter being for two years in the .hands of the enemy. From the fact that the enemy had constructed a very strong entrenched position covering El Arish and Hint a large amount of work re: cently had .been carried out there, it appeared that Ihe enemy had every intention of offering a stubborn resis- tance. They abandoned their position on Tuesday night and retreated to the east and southeast. It is a serious blow to the Turks from a morale and from a military point, of view." Bi Arish is a fortified town of Egypt on the Mediterranean near the tier-of Palestine. It is a town of less than population in territory which'had been held by the Turks since the time of their invasion of Egypt and.unsuccessful attack on the Suez Canal. CITY AND DISTRICT For Belgian .Relief R J Gould nrlncijal of tlie toai dale consolidated school, in forward- ing to W A Buchanan MP (on'r butione of to from the pupils of the school and from Thos Bennett to the Belgian Belief Funu I may say in respect to the pupils ctntrlbu tion, that on Dec. 1st they decided to do without candv 01 gum until Xmas and place the so in a box for Belgian relief Five dollars is the result." .Mr..Buchanan also ai knowledges a contribution of 52 from J. Morgan. GLOBE FEARS 111 JSILL London. Dee. Globe today commenting upon President Wilson's note In a satrical vein imder the head ing of What is the Matter With Him' We sincerels Hope President 1 Wilson is not tlie Globe Yet -we find ouraeHes gravelv douhiful as to.his piiyaical well-heiiig. The newaoappr proceeds to ask whether the-- President 'never -has heard of what the Germans did; in Belgium or Senia and confesses that it. finds itself unable to believe: that he knowi. these tilings Tvlien he des cribes the Central Powei-s ais desirous of securing smajl. states against ag- liigh cost of In ing is said to be hitting the average.Ameri- can citizen nard indeed which maj account in some measure foi the; milk of human kindness in -the presidential cocoanut. THE BATTLE LINE THROUGH ALBANIA, SOTJTHERJjT SERBIA NORTHERN GREECE. AND ALSO BATTLE LINE IN RUMANIA. Short Recess Shoi t receb" at the Court Hoiwt coftt menced today. 'Until Jan. 6th the offi- ces will be open only from 10 till 1 o'clock. s rrom Authfctvu to Salonika is Itillcs Tlif In fye vnnous nartfc of nrfc all tntlmatdly relttetl tft one amuhfei Athens, is uhonn on the map, ami also Urfau 80 milfn fmni SaJonKa, wlierp ConstnnHnp a foho THE WEATHER re. 'clear 5 2 -12 -3 I) Nelson, cloudy Edmonton, cloudy dic ue Hat cleat Calgary; clea Moose Regnia cloud} 0 Prince Albert; -.2 Winnipeg, cloudy S Port Arthur, clear 2 The weather throughout the r west has been cold and part cloud} Forecast Manitoba.' Saskatchewan and .Al- fair and continued low temperature. -24 -2G -16 -13. G -10 -14 For Patriotic Fund R J nitchio Patersou lionmAij tieasurer acknowledges tlie receipt lu from the C P R freig' t lice's foi the Patriotic Fund Letter from Capt. Filmer One or the features of the closing exercises at Centra) school today iviis Ibf readme I) J H TleeUood of i Xfnas lettei to the pupils fiora fapt F S Hlmer ot the 30th Batteij for merly cadet, instructor on the school itaff. Prtsenled With Watch Mr. Win. Davis, principal of Hardic- Tide school, left yesterday to join. Ms battalion. Before leaving he was mada the recipient of a wrist watch, presented hy a number of tile teach- ers of the city schools. CARD OK THANKS We wish. to extend our. sincere thanks to our many, friends who-so kindly gave then help and syrapathj in our gad heroavenioul J; F Bonneil and Faroih. t- i BUFFALO SILL IS VERY ILL Denver, Col., Dec. fr Illiam P Cods (Buffalo Bill) is seriously 111 at (lie hone of ills duughtei here -j" ON SALE ALL DAY SATURDAY 'Children's .Jersey Kill Dresses and Bloomers All wool. Finely knit, goods. UOR- u'lar suit. Special Ladies' Middies A splendid Regular fiQp 51.50. Saturday special OUC Giris' Sweaters In colors coin'iihagen and cardinal ill sizes 22, 24 and 20. Regular '51.50, 7.30 to 10 only. 70 Special, each............. I OC TOYLAND Specials are the feature of ilie Bay Tpylnml for SMurday. STORE WILL REMAIN 6PEN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY UNTIL 10P.M. PRE- IS [I! A Special Turkey Dinnei will be served Satiirday night from 6 o'clock to 7.30 Price 5oc U HI SOUP OyKler "Almumls, Celery mid Omrsu MEAT ftusiHi Turkey with Cranberry Kaiu r Cold Roast Beef 1 Cold Boiled Ham VEGETABLES .Masked Ptiuitoos d'eyii JVas Mashed Turnips DESSERT Apple Pit! with Ice Cream Plum Pudding with Custard Sauce 1'ie Lemon Pie and Whipped I'rtram Ice Creani and Christmas Cake TEA OR COFFEE SATURDAY SPECIALS FOR BOYS Boys' Pyjamas Iti Cupid and Teddy Hear stylus. Apes to y years. Regular dM Of Sircciul, .suil....... Overcoats 'in heavy A t'ew odd lines Mint must bo cleaved. Sixes to P.fi for ages II! 10 Special Special lies- Special lies'. Special FOR SATURPAY BOOTS AND SHOES Ladies' Boudoir Slippers lu brown and pink shades wftti large Pom Pom. Price.................- ifl.l Men's Work Boots Heavy black Blucher. Wide fitting and plain toe. 24 pairs only 'OQ itt....................... Ladies' Woo! House Slippers warm felt sole, leather cover- ed. Just suitable for Christ- or mas weather. Pair and Our DRY GOODS SECTION Offers Remarkable Xmas Suggestions LAMANATED COTTON DOWN COMFORTS. Flowered silk (fe r A covered with niitred borders. 72x72. White ground EIDERDOWN COMFORTERS. With perforated eyelets. D-P CA Mitred corners. 60x72 WEBB'S IRISH LINEN. TOWELS. Grass bleached. (fl 7C ?2x3S. Per pair tJIJ..IJ PLUSH AUTO RUGS. Reversible, 72x72 Inches. Regular for SILK PRAM. COVERS, In pink or blue with white silk liu- d-o nn ing. 24x32 'inches. .Ji.UU SILK COT QUILTS. Dainty Dresden designs. Pink or blue mitred borders Pilled with lamannted cotton down. inches., djoCA Special r CHILD'S DAINTY BOXED HAND KERCHIEFS. With nursery- O C pictures, in box, hemstitched. Per box loc, 35c and J u I. SPECIAL SHOWING OF WOOL LINED LADIES' KID GLOVES. Also In Mocha. Sizes C to prints and ginghams Assorted colois Might opecial, nach......................... Men's JSeck Ties toioii Hood popnn neguur .sic Tonight, etoh............... ;