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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1914 THE LETHBRID.GP DAtiir HEHALD PAGE SEVBN XM AS SPECIALS STORE OPEN TO 10 O'CLOCK nice table 50c Apples, all good varieties, por box -Mclnioah. Jteds, apple. Price Per liox Oranges, per dozen 25c, 35c and Per-dozen............ Per dozen........... Jap Per box Ber pound HoUioufjo Lettuce Per pound........... Tomatoes, Hothouse Por pound Sweet Potatoes 4 pounds for......... ..Grapes, California Emperors; Special Can Per pound pounds for Per pound .Alluce Per pound............ Wethey's Mince Meat 2 packages for........ Ground Al- monds, pound tin.. 1 Shelled Almonds .Per pound Shelled Walnuts Per pound 30c 65c lOc 35o ESo me 20c 35e 5Qc mado in 35c 25c Mixed. Nuts Per Taiblo Haisina, 'large size, per pouud.. Mixed.Caiidy, a real good mixture, 2 Itos... fine aaaprtiheut for Xinas'trade. Special Per assorted flavors, por .pound. Chocolates, Liialj-Us, made In Lethbridge; special price por pouud Ribbon Mixed Per pound Candy Canes Each, 5c and........ High Class Chocolates In fan- cy boxes, price each Cffc 25e to Xmas Stockings 4 Each 15. 25, 60 and I Crackers; a fine assortment put up 1 dozou In.a dox Per box 25, 40, 50, 75 Crystallized and Glaced Cher- ries, special price to clear1 them out. Price, ncr pound 'box Sharwocd's Jelly, assorted fla- vors In 1 Ib; glass jars each 30c and Olives, plain or stuf- fed, iper bottle 15c to.. BLOCK vs. 1 JLild Phone 511 FfllTH AVENUE LORETFISHER A Character Sketch Are Your Children Learning to Save Money? Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings' Account In the Union Bank of -Canada, with opportunities to saye regularly, and in how to expend money wisely. Suchan in thrift and saving wUlvprova Invaluable? OF CANADA GRASSY LAKE BRANCH BRANCH A. B. KtNQ, Acting G. R. TINNIN5. Manigar It IB cafe to say that the recall of that staunch old sea-dog, Lord Fisher, irom bis retirement, to taku the place of Prince Louis of Battenberj? aa First Lord of the AUmiraUy, 'will u spontaneous High of relief to vise from the decks of the British fleets. North Sea, Channel, Mediterranean, Special Seryico, wherever they may be. For the officers and men of the Koyal Navy who-personally detest'. Admiral Lord Fisher us a hard-hand oil, luirder- toiiguod diaeipiiiiarian, have every confidence in his professional skill and far-sighted strategy. They know, far better than tfie politicians can hope to know, that U is to him that Knglaud owes the remarkable readi- ness for action which navy dis- when the: big war, .which men hurl been expecting for more than a burst in the midst of a liiwcoftil summer. Nor will he come to tire Admiralty as the man who faces a now job would coma, no matter ho'w efficient he be. For the navy Lo IB known simply as willi :i world of hatred or admiration expressed fn enunciation of tills sln- glu sat in the place of the First Sea Lord before this; In fact, for several tempestuous, work-fraught years, from 1S04 to and before that he was Second Sea Lord.for two years, and before that again he serv- ed at the Admiralty as Director of Naval Ordnance, 18SU-91; and as Con- troller of the Navy and Lord of the Admiralty from lie has been one of the principal naval advisers-of the last three sovereigns oE England, and to him is very largely due the ere-, dit for the eradication of tbe "old it was "was sapping the heart-out of Britain's sea-service in the letter part of the nineteenth century. of' his most conspicuous successes in re- organization of the navy was In stop-, ping the issue of boarding pikes to, the Drcadnaughts a few years ago. No Respsetor of Persons He is no respecter of persons', is Lord Fisher. H'e rose to the'rank of naval commander-in-chief and ad- miral of the fleet by dint of sheer personal capacity, vigor, hard work and all-round ability. a-fool- ish story to the effect that Jilp mother was a Cingalese woman of. high rank, the rumor Laving been started rhy some of his numerous personal ene- mies and gaining, ground .thro.ugh.: the undoubted Oriental aspect of his face. But Lord Fisher squelched the story years ago by quietly producing" the authentic facts of his birth. He is the son of Captain William- Fisher, 78th Highlanders, and Sophia Lambs, daughter of a- mer- chant. The .only story is was born on'th'at is- land, where his father was serving. KB was born iu 1841, so that ho Is now 73 years old, but he is a man of splendid health and constitution; and up to far more worfc than many optrtr D entered tbe as a o lad of 13, in time to see service in the Crimea. Seen Lots of Service In 1860 he was promoted lieutenant and served in the China expedition, participating; in the attack on the Canton-.and Pelti6A forts. At Alexan- CONTINUTOPROM_FRONT PAOE permit more than an outline ot .the program. AT CENTRAL The programs varied from tfcs old- fasluopcd spelling match to an up-to- date debate. The Jormer, a contest Jjetivccn Miss Daw son's and Miss Hal- penny's classes, remained a draw. The debate on Oriental Immigration between the girls and boys ,ol; Mr Frame's class The girls won, and Mr. Porestci, who acted as Judge, complimented the pupils on hoth1 thcirfmatter. and delivery. Plays were given by Miss Doles', Hiss Hardy s, and Miss Dunn's classes Every class lad an interested audience of parents. AT FLEBTWOOD The-, classes combined and gave a fine program ui the auditorium. More than fifty visitors were present and were ns prouJ as Fleetwood- parents always are of the children's perform- ance: AT WESTMINSTER. There vere many parents in attend- ance. Of course the tots received most attention, for they v.ere probably happiest with the Christmas tree and presents for moth- er. But no class was neglected. The teachers appeared. glad to the AT, GALBRAmi The exercises'-were more informal because oi entertainment which ttic pupils Ka4 .given on Monday night. theldri.a.b9. was o! troops had neon driven from the fort- ifications, he was made commander of the .police force of bluejackets that body demands pure blood, but'drugs, extracts and alco- holic mixtures are useless. Nourishment and sunshine nature's Uood makers arid the rich medicinal oil-food in blood to arrest ths decline. >t nids the appetite, the nerves and fortiSu tho lunfft and entire systefii. Drip. Kthu. SaWWn scor-rs gave tho navy one of the first Illustra- tions of his on this 'occasion. He suppreaaed the looting-.with: an iron hand, and.shot the out eveeptlon. Men and officers cf the flpet who iwere caught red-hand- ed, even his friends, hie', ordered under, arrest and. punished: great reputation; .Inr tlie navy rests rather on his.- adhilnlstra- wouJd, not Blue Ribbon Coffee and Baking Powder Blue Iflblion has been it- talned by years of careful study. There is no "just as good." Insist on iBliie Ribbon Coffee, Tea. Balling Pow- der, Spiceg, Jolly Powders an.d Ex- tracts. They are guaranteed'.to give perfect natlsfaction. ability than upon Iments at sea, although .._. j be fair to emphacizp tnis to me point of seeming to indicate that he' is'hot a blue-water sailor. He certainly He is regarded as a remarkably, able na- val strategist, and has done splendid work on the fleet commands attained toward the end of ,'hU loug term of active service. Bpt, at the same time, it is undeniable .that the great reforms In the navy, 1 and the accomplishments which-woo his peerage and the confidence of'hls countrymen were gained in -the icaiis of the Admiralty; j In 1899 lie was a delegate from [Great Britain to The Hague'conven- tion, and he electrified the "fqfeign tbere, present by-his blunt comments upon the waging of var There are no measures In book of strategy Is war with him. "There is no such thing os humane he declared. "War" should: lie made as hellish and direct: In effect as possible. There Is no eKctiSe for It otherwise. you haVe' Vtp- wrlns a chicken's neck, the only thing'you think about is wringing if nuickh. You don't give the chicltsn -intervals for rest and refreshment.' At the conference somebody-brought up the question of the treatment to be accorded the crews of submarines captured in war. Lord" FISlier'made known his views upon this question with a startling directness that m'adc a deep impresbion They will prob- ably ;ba interesting to tbe Germans as a possible indication of the fate that awaits any of their submarlnea which may be caught hereafter. he barked. "If I catch any in time of war I'll string their crews up to my I'm court-martjalled for ty afterward." From 1899 to 1902 Lord Fishar rommaiiriur In-Chief of tbo Mpditer ranean fleet, and it was during these years that he began his campaign for educating the big-origs at the Admiral- ty In the needs of the modern fleet, Briefly, Fisher scared their Lord- ships Thev took hla comments so much to heart that the Land Lord afadHMr stafls journeyed out to Malta, to make Inspection of the things he comnlalned land convinced that Fisher knew what he -was talking about. Fisher put them up at .the Admiralty House in Valetta, and he talked to thorn .bluffly, frank- ly, Instructively making; copious use of the Scriptural texts which are one of -his principal resources in arglu- m'ent he a clergyman's daughter, and it1 he hadn't Taeen a sail- or might have turned out a Biblical auth'orlty. Then in 1903 came Fisher's speech at the dinner of the, Royal Academy, the speech that introduced him to the British Empire, very; fow of whose coiiGtiiuent subjects had' possessed y knowledge of his existence 'hlth- St; John Brodrick, tben Secretary of Sttfte for War, 'Fisher, who attended in his capacity; as Second Sea Lord to answe Navy.1' sp y of toast to. "The sbmewna leffecffed, ilnd made mistake of In a slighting reference to Uie navy. Fisher waa'on feet a fejv minutes later, and looking at Brodrick he launched this f "The great fact 1 come to la that we are all me navy and the Admiralty are that on the British navy rents' tne British Empire. Nothing- else -Js of any use without It, not even theiarmy. (Here 'the. gallant Admiral; amid laughter, turned to Mr. Brodrlcky who Eat near Him.-) We are different from Continen- tal 'nations. No soldier -.of ours can go anywhere unless a Bailor carries him there on his back." After that all British loved Fiaher. CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE dairy stock, gnd many of the farmers have already recorded the birth ol a calf, thus practically doubling their mojiev Much interest has heen mani- fested of in shcop. Ons man made Etppjicatka for sheep and when he found-that the association could sup-] ply him with onl> about 100 head, he' complained that he could take care of 600-asi easy as he-could 100. But 100 ewes would have about 100 lambs in tha -spring, and a mcfl foundation herd would be started. Mr. Harnoph, one trustees, has. pointed out that a; number oi farmers could get to- gether and obtain enough sheep to inak-e up a band to eat'up the weed growth on their summer fallow, and even-one man with as iew as 100 head, could make a nice profit, and rid of his weeds-besides. Noth- ing sijcceods like success, and the Livestock Guarantors' scheme is prn-vps ,t success AN OLD RECIPE TO DARKEN HAIR Common garden Sage and Sulphur makes streaked, faded or gray hair dark and at once. Almost everyone knows that Sa 50 Tea and Sulphur, properly compound- ed, brings back the natural color and luHtre to the hair streak- ed or gray, also ends dandruff, itch- ins scalp and stops falling hair. Years only way to gst thitj mixture :Was. to malte It at which Is raussy and troublesome. Nowadays we simply ask at any drug store for "Wyeth's Sage and Sul- phur Compound You will get a large bottle for about BO crnta. Everybody uses tblo old, famous recipe, becausi no one can possibly tell you that >ou your'hair, as it does It so naturally and evenly You dampen a sponge or soft brush with it and draw this through jour hair, taking one small strand at a time; by morning 'the1 gray hair disappears, and after 'Mother application or two, your'.halr; becomes 'henutllully thick and1 and you look jears told by J. D. Higinbotham and to., f The Sick Room "Sunbeams" Sale And The Christmas Gift Buying Two forces that are crowding the Bentley Stores daily We Remain Open till ten o'clock tonight and Thursday night You are 'cordially invited to visit the store of plenty Perrins-? finest French Kid Gloves Arm Bands and Garter Sets The most acceptable of gifts, especially Per- riu's Gloves, famous the world over for their superior qualities of material and construction; shades of tan. grey, while, black; each pair in an attractive fiitt Per pair 111 Tea Aprons The prettiest of Tea Aprons made up of sheer lawn, daintily trimmed with, lace and ribbon; Price.............SOc and Each set In a neat gift ibox- Price 35c Christmas Handkerchiefs Ladies' Embroidered Handkerchiefs ----'.....2Se Ladies' Hemstitched JJnca Handkerchiefs. ..25o Ladies' Lacp Edge Handkerchiefs ..........75c Ladles' Liict Edge Handkerolilefs ...........60c Ladies' Embroidered Handkerchiefs, 2 for...25c Children's Bordered Handkerchiefs, each.....5c Organdie Roll Collars The newest styles in many pretty effects: Prica___30c and 40c Floral Jabots Many pretty styles to choose from: Price.....35c to 75c Flower Beads Made from the natural flow- and Military Collars Of Net, Swiss and Shadow Lace, the very newest effects: Price..75c and Christmas -Neckwear Beautiful assortment of daintiest 3STeckwear lias just been stocked, each piece in an attractive box: Girdles The new pleated effects In paddy, purple, black: to Dainty Bead Bags Fine Bead Bags of assorted styles: Price Gloves and Hosiery Acceptable Gifts Ladies' Gloves Ladies' Genuine Scotch Knit Seamless Gloves, heather mix- tures. Price "7 Per pair ...........V.. .IVW Groceries Christmas Candy from per to SOc j boxes, Ci'il''-" Candy for............25c) .Flngal. MuBWtels, pound ...................3 Flag Mnsy.tels, per -BOMB Christmas' Crackers from ..............26c .New Laid BEES, per dozen Christmas-Stockings from 11-00 The Best.Pigs, per and 30c Prystalllzed .Cherries, reg 60c; per .50c We alio! have Lettuce, Cauliflower, Tomatoei. Par- aley, etc., for Xmas. MISTLETOE At considerable trouble and expense we have cured a sinall ihlpment of Mlltletoe. This Is the only Mistletoe In Lethbridge, and what la Xrnat wlthuut Mistletoe? Boys' Knit Gloves Pine Wool Gloves iu brown only. Per pair.................VW.U Children's Wool Mltte A variety ot weaves In card- inal or white Price Per pail CUU Ladies' Black Silk Hose Fine .black Silk Ron, garter tops. Price The Bentley Co., Limited We Got Him! The Finest Lot Of Christmas Poultry We Ever Had! We began early to arrange to nave an exceptionally Fine Display of Christmas year, and we have succeeded in being able to offer you absolutely the Very Choicest on the hiarket. Our lines are Lamb, Beef, Cotked Meats, Sausage, Poultry. We Guarantee Every Turkey We Sell You're sure of the stWd beliiiMi every bird. Remember, we serve the most particnlar people in the city by phone. The Alberta (Meat Market R. Coultry, Prop. Pkone i ;