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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 191-1 THELETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE For To-day's Xmas Shopping! valued gifts to receive Q A mouth of careful choosing would not find gifts of (Center merit on the score of useful- ness, beauty and .value. Q You may bp sure that the TOOEE label on cravats, collars and uhirls that you select for gifts will guide you right in taste ami guarantee you tho quality that a gift appreciated. best dealers in town can show you TOOKE collars, ehirts and cravats of the riewesE Btyle at prices that answer every re- quirement of a thin puree and a great desire to' please. Let a TOOKE.gijI solve your problem Tooke Bros. limited. Montreal MADE IN CANADA E, C. LUDIffi KOI GUY OF I INTERESTING CASE IN DISTRICT COURT OVER SALE OF BOW 'ISLAND LOTS The Christmas spirit possessed His Honor Judge Jackson, at the close o! a lout; session in the special criminal sittings ol the. District Court yes- terday afternoon, wlien he paie the following terse ludirjnciil "From this evidence suUmittcd, 1 am inclined to 'think that the accused is not guilty. At tills season I do not care to give my reasons for thinking so. The hint at perjury, I "dc> not care to enter into -Mid' do not even care to men- tion' if I i'md the accused not guilty. 10. 0. Ludtkc, a prominent real es- tate broker and farmer oi Bow Isl- and occupied the role o! accused. He was charged that lie did, "knowing the existence of an unregistered pnoi sale made by him to one A. AUocr- sky of lots 10 and 20 in lllock 8 in the'Town of Bow Island, fraudulent- ly make a subsequent sale." The case was oi more than passmp ntcrest. Two charges were Ian against Mr. Lufltkc. He made a sale of the lots mentioned to Mr. Aktoer- sky and accepted a note for in part payment. No agreement was made at the time of the transaction anil when.-Mr. Aktoersky could not make his payments, Mr. Uidtko threatened to take the matter to the courts. The note was finally cancell- ed bv Mr Lndtke on the advice o and the lots retained. Alfre, Aktoersky, Amelia Aktoersky. A. 1' fferts and Alfred Simpson ,ra cm. dencc for the Crown, and Paul .Lud- tke Paul Huehring, E. K. Kennedy and' K C. Ludlke for the defense. J R Palmer acted for the accusei put up an. able defense. C F. P Conybcare, K.C., appeared on tetal of the Crown._________ ANOTHER BOER REBEL IN JAIL Bloemfontein, Orange River Col ony, Africa, Dee. Wessels memlier of the South African parlia ment for Bethlehem, has 'been arrest ed here. .At a meeting the loya Dutch at Bethlehem recently a reso lutlon was passed urging his arres on account oi.alleged pro-aerrnan ten dencies. Penniless Old Men You know many of thene-men who in their prime made plenty of money, but who spent as freely as they earned. Old age finds them in a sorry plight. You don't expect to be without means of support when you grow old, uu yvu? Neither did they. But you can escape their bitter experience if you will. A few dollars saved each year and inverted in an Imperial Kndowmont Policy will. pro- Tide the means to keep you in comfort in your old Or it will take care of your family should death call you early.. Pill out imd return the coupon below >we'U wni you full iBfenaction frM. Addrttf _...........-........-..... Occupation.......................... THE IMPERIAL LIFE Assurance Company of Canada HEAD OFFICE TORONTO J. B. WiDde. Bisirici 5W-, LelUrifee Following arc copies ot two com- munications which passed between Colonial Secretary Harcourt and H. R.' H the Duke oi Connaught, rela tive to Alberta's war-gifts to the Empire Downing 26, 1914. have-the" honor to acknowl- edge the receipt ot .Your Roval High ness' despatch 639 of the 6th instant, forwarding a resolution un- animously adopted by-the .Legislature of Alberts, expressing, on behalf of the people o! Alberta, their lojalty to His Majesty and their desire to assist m every possible way in bring ing the war to a successful conclu- sion. I bave laid this loyal message be- fore the King, who was pleased -to receive it very graciously His Maj esty commands me to request that the members of the Huasfr may be informed of His Ma'esty's high appreciation of tbis expression oi their patriotism and devotion to his Throne aniTPerson I Save the honor to licV-'Sff Your Royal Highness moi obedient, humble seryant, t Governor General, His Hojal High nest, the Bjlle of Connausht am of Strathqftn, KG, K KP GCB, GC MH TH13 GOVDR- London; Non 27. 19 I am about to lay before Parlia ment further -correspondence the munificent 0 'ts which have so la: been offered .'from- .the. various parts, p the Empire, and before doing so I de sire. on behalf of His Majesty's Gov eminent again to express their dre? gratitude to all who have genei ouslv and. in sioh diverse both publich and ornately contributed to the requirements of Hib Majesty's Government and their allies for pur- puses oi alleviatme the distress cans ed by the w ar and brmgi' c it 10 a successful issue (Signed) Harcourt. y Double Your Pleasure From That 5c Piece! Spend it most try this new, beneficial, palate-pleasing confection fRIGU 'DOUBLEMINT (CHEWING GUMI Get DOUBLE pleasure from its new DOUBLE Strength Pepper- mint flavor- It is wholesome, springy chewing and exercise for mouth and throat for the the digestion. DOUBLE wrapped and sealed to insure your getting the full original tasty and clean. It is a companion product.-to the famous WRIGLEYS) SPEARMINT Made by the same manufacturers: Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., Ltd. 7 Scott Street, Toronto If you like the spicy juice of fresh mint leaves, take If you like Peppy-Peppermint, get the new double strength Both give 1-o-n-g 1-a-s-t-i-n-g biggest value in benefit and4 enjoyment far 5 cents. Be sure to get WRIGHT'S! C3 FOR CHRISTMAS We have a very Choice Supply of: Turkeys, pearlib 15c to 18c SPRING LAMB YOUNG PORK CHOICE VEAL PRIME STEER DUCKS, CHICKEN Special lor This Week Only: Our Best Sausage, per pound We have large shipments of Strictly Fresh Butter, Eggs, Fish Our Xmas. Meats are the very choicest obtainable E. OXLAND Phone 702. 11100th AAC. >S. BATTLEFORD LIBERAL NOMINEE James W Millar of North Battle ford, the new candidate of the constituency Battleford, nominated Tuesday, is one'of "the energetic, op- tlmjstlc, self-made westerners, who came west with no capital but jouth, good health, common sense keen judgment, says the Saskatoon Phoe nix He was born on a farm in Hen frew count} He started a blacfeemlth shop in-North, made a success ot that, opened a livery stable, mods a success of that, bought farm and kept adding "to it, went into railroad contracting on .the side, and as farmer, contractor, "iron and investor, has made a success of aM he has undertaken. RAYMOND NEWS NOTES Raymond Mta, Dec Edwards of the Extension, department of the Inmefsity of Alberta, spent I Friday and Saturday m Ravmond On (Frldji, he Malted the Knight Academy land in the evening.lectured .to a large and appreciative audience on "The construction of forts and siege guns and the construction of torpedoes, submarines and-aircraft." After the lecture he attended a social dance in the gymnasium. J. F. Gordon; government surveyor, came home for the winter Wednesday Kenneth Gordon, one of the party came in Satuidav evening Mrs Haj Kmrtt lias taken her lit- tle son Owen to Salt Lake Gib, where he will undergo an operation on the leg that was cut with a mowing ma chine last summer The HajmoEd to the Conservative convention hcfld in Leth- last V'edncsdaj consisted of D A Bennet, T 0 King, Clem is D. G.-Salman, O. T. Cousins, Dr. Wiaj, Wm Blair, G T Wnde, O P Ro'fECr and P Steele The annual meeting .of the-Ray- mond Agricultural socieh was bed m the Second Ward hall last Wednesday A full staff of offi cers were elected for the comnsr vear, with H. S. Allen as H. Brimhall as first, J. W, Brail's as sec- ond uce nreBident, and O F Tlrsen bach as secretary-treasurer Quite a number of people left on Saturdaj morning's train ior, the