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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 19i? THE LETlinmnGK DAILY PACK THIRTEEN RED CROSS WORK TO-DAY'S NEEDS 'A Stocking Shodd Be Hung Up b Evciy Some Sacrifice) Nectmry. By PJSTHR JlcARTHUB. P tfci iury I wa to tell did I not happu Juit u I am color to tell It, It frarimnl that way; to tbat to wiay II to toM. Hoplaj: I jujrnlr cKar. atall now Vnxwtd to ten my ttorj. 1 fitting by tblakhif I to tfclak alwut Banta Ctevu. iBtUartl? WM liand- "Good I ,ed In my moat bocylUbU His appwrance did not our- RM a bit, thlnr acid CamlHar about blm. -Jttdted, very much 1 mymlf it tad put aa a wlff and s. grey beard, and bad pil- low ox my coat. "Do you think I am toroT" far taxed anrlously. "Of you wty thouUtrn rou bar "I am a Qennu, yoa know." "Ton art nothing of I rttertsd hotly. "Tou art tic spirit and; ytmr country the pianit. UM world cowa to Its you will be ai tho First ClUcon ol tlw Planet, and alt will be tfmd to think of tbwoMiv-M yvor fallow "But the Ocraanv claim ns 1 fhEir "And tfcty claim tatle, Plato, and everybody who amounted to anything. And atterthey be on licked In war ar.d have yelled 'Enough1 they will dalm that UM alllm who tbvra ara aod Hobod by Oar- tnan 'ntQlttofe. If tact Uaat the Germans you Is that troubling you, tergal it They ate crlfln'.'. clal Are Preparing to Round Up the Defaulters Now Twaaty who hare ordered q appear.before medical board In for examination have tailed o do and are now as de- Tfalftwas at the iloal boonl la tho poat office mUdinC today. men are Uabld o make the acquaintance ot tbe inlll- ary at any tlnw. U Is hinted that a round-up of all who are erulea- Yorlng to avoid Military Strrlce Act will be tbe flrit done after he first diuft U called on January 3rd. and Saturday 11 men by board. Ol vim M "A" whlk the remainder mn "B" and "0." The board will on Monday as aod from Wednuday till tad of fee week. Abwt 100 Wltl Jmt bow many men the city of will Mod on to mlllUry whan the lire I draft called oat oa Jtaaary 2rd It is Impos- sible at this time to estimate. The Her- ald enquired of the Lelhbrldge exemp- tion tribunal this morning but the members unable to give more than an. estimate, wlilch (hej put at 100 ruen. They have not recently gone through tbelr lists to the exact number. The number of exemptions refused is con- alderably over 100. but owing to the fact that some ot these men, were lat- er turned ilown as medically uiillt Is a considerable redactlou. LethbrltJge's quota on a basis of 000 population la thought to be about mcu provided 5500 nre required from therpfovince of Alberta. If 100 men' are- secured from among those who appllod for exemption, the t-lty will more than make tH1 ifle number required for more tban 100 men applied Iir WTlce from LetlibrEJge, and ol approximately 50 will tiave been found medically fit for acllre service. This would make a total of 150 men In addition, quite a largo number ol young men have enlisted Jn the navy the conscription act was put in effect, white several more have Joined tha Flylog Corps and others bara fofned other branches of tho army. Wliea tbe fira! draft Ehall have beei called and the men who have'voluntar- ily enlisted lately are in khaki, Leth- brldgo will have provided better ihaii itOO men for the fighting forces of the Empire since the outbreak of the wan This Is considered a highly satisfac- tory record. Forger Arres ted in ga ry Wearing Uniform of Soldier had been presenter! by a soldier. Inspector HraukU-y at otuv to and BenOars ft'as retted aud brought to night by Detective l.vilie. atij is r In thf> Calgary guard rooiu. It Is known that many other i hei] have beea tsaued hy IK-' before Ictpector liniutley i acd VRS remanded until irdfty. MARKETS TO CLOSE Winnipeg, Dec. mar- will clpee Christinas and New Toft's Day. All stock arriving- v.111 titai in KnsUind." lie said, 'is a lilffjcutt 0110 bet'auso of the power of Uii- Huuor lateretts and ll'tj condition of the teaiperauco I'orc- This dlsorganlzaTion Is due. 10 being too many Tho people of BrILalu have not learned ti> dUUnsulsh between teeiotalisia aa'l prodiljitlrju. A man may not be a tee- tot tiler nxd also a [jroblbitlonUt. Tho mu n or iimam must (lutingiitaa of the Dominion Alliance, haAJ.w6e.. the Tifilslatire nnd the personal be yarded and cared for. j arrived in Toujtito alter :t two uiuriuis !u the chair, and Santa Claus'boweJ aaweU as he could with that pillow staffed la coat. She gave ua a swift smile of thanlts, but tyta were sad with sadness of "one who forever rimoiL WJillo wafttrc In eSlmci (or tier to speak. I had time to notice tow was wore' a JYinch-CiMWwiten toqba, a Scotch ntit, with about het throat, and a pair of boots. cape of Cmadlan' dim and she Jewell Uiat ail that go to maka up the of But wa> a Cuoadlan mao you migM meet fan ontttrr or ta "1 haard my name I said tmirioallr. "We ware of yrm" Clftoi tcltlf- Ing- tow t Can flTl all Che foil are "AJaa, at them not nbe with head rreet, loolKd before her, Bometam krww that wan who htmy thdr in lylnc In that whhth.fcwwB no awak- ening on'afl mom- 'jWhM wlth'IlM Blockings ttiom who will nirar rclumt" "I kflow, I Imowr mtd irprlnpTftt it Wn thprt bi an empty utocklnr haag rijl In everr UMt t MTO ecpftcted to visit, wlrtibar a n SnMtef ttmM trm, and 1 to i ths wV fcy CluJfrtrrm jptrtt of Bee. More than, fifty jpeals were dealt with by Judge Mo s'eill at Edmonton yesterday. IIU honor preside at Wetaeklwln Fri- day, Appeal court, under the Military Service Act, Trill ait at Naaton Deceni- wr 24; Stettler, Dec. 26 and 27, and Calgary, Dec. 31; BasMno, Dec. 2R; Red Deer, Jan. 9, 1918; Medlclue HM, JML 3, and Lethbrldge, Jan. 4; wert received at the office of the registrar today to the effect that there were a number of men of military throughout Alberta, who leiiored the Military Service Act up to vnimi; especially In the Wneher district. H wan Btffl that these men would be rounded up wfthln the near (uluro and would, In "all probability, be handed OTW to the military authorities. The military authorities want it well nndentood that all .British subjects, of mUItary age, residing In the Dormn- I6n mnsfregliler aooordlog to this does not prevent them from claim- ing exemption, and they may appeal Jrom to the ap- peal Judge la their district Tho ap- may canied to the central committee at Ottawa If tbe appellant Is not e a defied with decision of the appeal which pertflttteJ farmers to be oscemiit- l. lie declared there were a great many cages in which the farmers were not doing anything toward greater pro- duction and were really' doing nothing more or less than to profiteer, liocauso ot war conditions. He told of the pa- irons of a cheese factory iictltlonlns 'or the exemption of a cheese maker on the grounds that be was absolutely indispensable. He found that the peti- tioners were paying thla "imllspens- ahle" man fifty dollars month. "If he was sent concluded (lie Judge, ivould coat them a little more to haul (heir milk to another factory." Calfjary, Dec, minutes af- ter Kdward Sendart, 'aliaa James alias R G. I-Mwards, wearing tho uniform of a soldier in the depot battalion at Calgary, presented a cheque for ?6Q0, purporting to be drawn by A. A. Hallirlay, of Cro3Elleld, on tho Batik of Commerce, Let ..bridge, ho was, on Instructions from the CH- gary provincial police, arrested, and- Is now in tbe guard room at Cajgary. On Monday, Dee. 17, Sendurs hired a Kord car from Cleorge Webber, of Calgary, say-lug lie wanted it for four or five hours. He then proceeded to Cross field, driving through the snow- storm, and on reaching that place sold the car to A. A. HalHday for re- cehlng In cash and a cheque for drawn on the Hank of Commerce. Sendars told Halllday he was going to and look the train for that j point, but must have doubled back, as ha arrlred In on the inorn- iag of Dec. 18, at a.m. Sendars presented the forged cheque for at the branch of the Uank of Com- merce In Lelhbrlilge. Meantime, Webber had Informed tha provincial police at Calgary as to the loss of hie car, and also that Senders had sold the car in Crosslield and had received a cheque for J250 for the saiiiQ, Detective P. Leslie, who took charge of the case, at' unce phoned the Bank of Commerce here asking them to hold UIQ cheque and whoever presented it. Three minutes, later tbo Lethbrldge nnyich called up the Calgary branch asking about the cheque which NOTINRIUI i'llfttty. Farmers Artv Not Doing Anything Toward Greater (hit, Dw. hearing appeals from the military aervlco tri- bunal, Larall widihe not fully in accord with toe BANANAS Af Special Prices Monday Christmas Confectionery All Fresh for the Holiday Trade. In Fancy Boxes MOIRS QANONGS LOWNEYS MELBA JtlcCORMICKS In Bulk LOWNEYS1 NEILSONS WILLARDS MOIRS GANONQS Home Made Candy at Special Prices CHOICE FRUITS Grapes Bananas Oranges Delicious Snow and Mclntosh Red Apples. WHEN YOU GET IT HERE IT'S THE BEST. The Palace Confectionery COR. FIFTH STREET ft FOURTH AVENUE S. SPECIAL XMAS. SALE We-will clean put our stock of Special Dkcoant 20 frotp now until the end of the year. You cannot afford to mis? this opportunity, A style for everybody. ASSINlBOjAjltuSlG CO., Umited Crap, wMeh farlafi and k- thow wtw M lUt we nwiy TANKS PILL-SOXES Times: ithtlnnnlihed >t Oxford the i loirlnt; conpltl: I'lll-TloxM" per CllUrnn et Viv'enM capfa thfnd pn Armbandj. JvC COMBINATION SET, Suipencf- trs, Armbandi and Garten.1... MEN'S SUSPENDERS In Fancy Boxes MEN'S ARMBANDS In Fancy BOXCT, 26c to ____ WHITE SHAWLS. AA O.VV ANO MISSES' HATS A isrge r.inge ipnla! CUFF LINKS, In From to LAblES' LADIES' SOOTS AND SHOES. At iftx- lol prkM. GLASSWARE CHINAWARE We carry d large assortment of Fancy Glassware and CHinaware 1A Complete Range of Fancy and Staple Groceries, Flour, Feed, Etc., Always CafHcd in Stock. R. PHONE DM SCNKRAL MERCHANT t 1ITH tT, N. ;