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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta J FRIDAY, THK r.CTHnniPGB-nAl'LY HKRALD PAGE SEVEM Cardstofi, Dpc. arc oil busy .these days'.anil'business-IB everywhere reported in a flourishing condition. The local meat markets are doing a big trade in turkeys. One of them reports having shipped.over 700 birds already and, they will llkoly reach mark before the holidays are over. Threshing Is still going on and from ten per. emit. Is beins in the Holds, neither stacked 01 threshed. Coal business is slow these days The "shortage is such that few people canSget any domestic lump. Stean coal-Is on hand at even' dealers, and occasionally', a car of nnt comes in two cars a week of-coal fl for family use is the highest record-o any of the dealers. They all are long ing for moro business. The British Sailors' Relief Fund is to be aided by' the proceeds from-a Brand ball to be given Friday evening in which the. Daughters of; the Ero: Hire and the Institute work- ers are the good helpers in pushing is bound therefore to bu a success." Another Crop of Weddings Times be good judging from of marriages taking place in the last few weeks. Yesterday (20th) two mprei couples were added to the list big ranch- 'ng proposition near Mountain View, reside there. An early morning ceremony was performed today by Pros. Wood also, when Mr. W. Hlmnaii and .Miss Eliza Hartley were made and departed on the train for Lethbridge and other points on n honeymoon tour -Thcso are both well known young people, as Mr. Ilinman was en- listed with the 13th 0. M. K. until an for appendicitis caused his release.'' He is a son of Mr. Henry'L. Hinman. Miss Hartley is one of Card- ston's leading vocalists anil recently carried off the hoiiorsMn the sacred opera, "Saul King of Israel." Her many friends In this part of the coun- try will be pleased to know that she is becoming a permanent resident as sho has'spent nearly, a year in the states, andTnimor had it-she. was leaving for some point in Ohio whore it was ex- pected she would make her home. Another young couple departing for the south recently with matrimonial intentions' came from Taylorville and left Tuesday morning for Logan, Utah, where they expect- to be married. Mr. Jno Wright will be tho happy groom and Miss Sarah Nelson, oldest daugh- ter of Mr. H.'A. Nelson, will'be the bride They are well known ill tho Woolford ami Taylorvillo districts. Mr and Mrs. Seymour are rejoicing in the arrival of a fine baby boy. A best ranch this part of .re- cently completed on Mr. Smith's ranch south of Mountain View. gllONI 1'AOHr ity of Europe a foundation." The text of tiro King's speech fol- lows' "My Lords and Gentlemen: Throughout' tho mouths that have elapsed since I last addressed you, my navy and my army, in conjunc- tion with those of our gallant and faithful lillles, have by their unceas- ing vigilance'and indomitable- valor justified tho high trust I placed -in them I am i confident' Ihat. however long the struggle, their efforts sun ported by the inflexible determina- tion of all my subjects throughout the empire, will finally achieve' the victor- ious consummation of those aims for which I entered tha war. .My govern nient has been reconstructed with the sole'object of furthering these aims .unaltered and unimpaired. I than! yon tor the unstinted liberality with continue to provide for the burden's of the war. Vigorous prose of the war must bo our single endeavor until we have vindicated tu ights so mtblessly violated by ou enemy and established the securit of Eurcno on a sure foundation. In till sacred cause I am assured 'of the un ted support of all my peoples and pray tliat Almighty God may give us blessing." King George was not present m per- son lit the prorogation which was ef- fected by the Lord- High Chancellor CANADA'S BIGGEST CEREAL MILL RUINED 'FuotiT UP nhnto-rann shows the Quaker Oats plant, Peterboroufin. Out, winch destroyed fire caused- by explosion in and collapse of l The mills cist over and -employed 400- hands, manufactur- ing the'gates' amouutTf cereals turned out by any company in Canada. half a pound every 10 or 12 days: margarine, half f- pound every two weeks; bread, tour pounds of brown bread or tin-do pounds of white, or -0 semmeln a week; flour (to be on bread tickets and deducted from the quautity of oil, half a pound a month, but very dear .and very scarce; eggs, one a woek. some- times one egg every, two weeks; cof- fee quarter pf a pound every month, but not to be had in every town; tea, quarter of a pound a month; sugar, 6ne pound every three weeks; pota- toes, one pound every day; for children and Invalids only; soap, toi- lot soap, two grammes each month, ordinary cake' weighing about grammes; for domestic purposes on- ly-, soap powder is allowed, of which ono gets a half a pound every four -no inarmaladb or vegetables in cans or jars be'ing sold at present; sardines are giving out, and .there is ho more canned meat or wurst or paste- milk sells.for a pint; ham for a pound ami bacon for J1.7S a pound, butiftny one of these is. rarely to be had. WHY WEAR YOUR OLD BOOTS FOR CHRISTMAS? We can show you just what you are looking for. We carry one of the largest and best assorted range oi Boots ever offered in your city; our NoVel- ty Boots for ladies are in a class by them- selves. We have them all-Green, Blue, Gray andNigger Brown, Mahogany, Brown, Black with white tops, Black with blue suede tops, Brown with champagne tops and many other lines too numerous to mention. If you are in need of a nice nobby pair of shoes for Xmas you will do well to look through our stock before purchasing. We feature style, class and sized lasts for all sized feet He Didn't Forget Her Xmas Candy ON Xmas may surety be pardoned for expecting her box of Liggett's. Unfortunate indeed, is me man allots absorption in mun- dane matters to drWe from his mind tins anticipated package of sweetness. When she exhibit! her presents on Christmas Day, she'll name with (pnje among He stated that thcie ,as no appreciable cbahge p' Tf iTlndle was called this aftei loon testify as tp the same mat er, he being one ot the heaviest rent collectors in town His evidence the'Germans at the time tho Brit ish steamship Caledonia was sunk, would not share the: fate of Captain Charles Fryatt of K the British steam- ship Brussels, who was put to death aftec being convicted by German conrtmartlal oil'TWdiarge that his ram a German1 CANCER IS'NOT-INHERITED Great Actuary 'Also Says-Oread Dis- ease Is Not Contagious years' study original insurance statistics indicates cancer is neither hereditary nor con- to a paper .present- ed to the Associatipn of Life Insur- ance Presidents here by President of the Actuarial So- ciety of America. After'referring to the annual toll of) deaths from cancer in the Uni- te'd States Mr. Hunter said: "No sooner do we become inter- ested in the wide prevalence" of a dis- ease like cancer than wu" begin to wonder whether it is contagious or hereidtary. Such .questions must be in the .minds of hundreds of thonh santls of relatives of persons who have died from this disease and of others who are suffering from it.' "There seems little to-support the view that cancer is Hie result of con- tagion. Twenty thousand applica- itions for insurance were reviewed 'and it'was found that in 488 cases lone only of the parents of the appli- stated to have died fronii i cases .both par- ents were stated to Have died of that disease. There w-ere 122 times as many cases in which one parent. died'Of cancer as of-thbse in'Which both parents has that dto, ease. There could be a stronger test. than the case of hus- band and: wife-" We have handsome and ('useful presents all the way frpm a 25c pocket knife to a cabinet" of Community siver at See our pare our prices, then use your own judgment as to where you spend your money. This is a fair proposition. See GUI' Window Display Phone 1212 Souli1 (Next J. D. Higinbotham's) ;