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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LCTHBMDGR OAlLt HERALD DECEMBER 1018 OUT IN PAYMENT SCHEME H MONEY IS STILL IN COIMM Varied were the comments to be lemtd ttWay regarding the announce made by the Dominion govern meat on that six nionthn at double tho regu tor pay Would be granted all men of the Canadian army dlscharRpd after the day on which the armis tice was Some Inequalities typical ot What the rest of them I will admit that the plan In larger hearing a 1o IV 1 construction is a very good lie i but Hiere many inequal1I j ties that 1 am not wholly in favor of I considerable amount of the I Take case of u man of monoythnt poured into This Evidenced by Way Peo pie Have Been Freely In vesting and Spending Store Open Tonight Until 10 OQock V Who ever thinks that there is not going to be the merriest of all seasons let them gaze at the good nat ured throngs at the Busy store every Let them walk through this humming store and get the sunshine of Today gift stocks are readjusted for easy Many assortments are replenished to provide better than isc haw the and who was probably badly used up during the war but still not affect ed enough to a Com i I J IhtnK the Plan is fine saul e hjf with that of a draftee Mayor but of oourse there who before the end of the awi The man discharged C0t his discharge the or the month before may j Tftere ff no comparison between what thfct he has been badly Alberta during 1915 and big is still I in the and is on MOW begtn nitiR to be turned e evidenced hy tho fact that money has been and ly spent in tho city thl if ho is a four year But the some considering the an in its larger and in mind that it is undertaken Much of this money which went in for purpose of tiding over the per during the Some of these Sod demobilization until all thr mpn hprc in L0thlridge are not Ul Ultv both went but the draftee of farmcrs m5 gets four a much as the real veteraM Then there are boys who returned budly battered mid were discharged with a small can fit into civil life and be toearn tueir own living the is It will tend to re j in the cities of a burdeti In tor Uie men who are if the government u able to follow their old occupations vet but still thev drew nothing like lt pay for six It seems salted and is only now beginning to work way batSi into city The first evidence f this was seen this fall In the enormous response which was made to the Victory loan in which Lethbridge and district creat ed n record which amazed all who had rae whcn governme In cnerous mood they might men already o thp Tuc fact great aeries of public to tn the and given velop tho country and provide future j ljap pay to put lumploymont Canada should have little them on tne same footing as men now to fuur from the reconstruction per1 The governmenf than it h BOldiets Heretofore in commenting on the ani In he one certainly more 3 been with the there a clear But then the govern ment can pffora to be generous Jn the case of the boy who have gone there and risked life and What They Think As typical of what soldiers just now returning think about the announce statement WHS obtained irom Billy Aitkeii of the 63rd is a member of the Typographical iCnion Billy was badly wounded i and in audition was run down by a Motor lorry during the battle of Passi so that altogetber he i not in very good physical condition is still able rj follow his Upuble pay for sis months is going be a great help to the men now re In the case of a man who tie not fjeling well enough to go at ihis old rrork he will know thai he can tlsfactkm is while in the other there tendency to be TAXATION Conybeare the Speaker Suggestions Made Regard ing Subdivisions i that was invested from this ah district alone Vs quite tangible evi dence of tho of money in the hands o the farmers and I evidences of conditions have been coming to the surface through out the In the smaller the recent Victory carnival the Hotary free oxpendi money was ver wa tho three days of in small The Herald Christmas fund has been another Four times the am ount raised in previous years has been i raised this some chronically complain of lack of the gen eral report around the so far as i The Herald has been able to is that business has been very and in some cases expec tations to a remarkable Busi ness men also told The Herald on Saturday that collections had never been so good as they arc at There seems to be little difficulty in cleaning for easy Many assortments are replenished to pr usual Our service throughout the is as helpful as we know how to make Shopping at the busy store offers many advantages now that the final rush is on in ttakc a complete rest for a few weeks Conybeare saw ante Without worrying all the time where terwtlng address at theImum es taking as his aiunic Taxation of instead and a great burden is taken Off the mind of the returning The scheme should give us all a to fit in once Some Difficulties Soldiers who returned and received their discharge during the period ot the war do not seem to be so enthus sastlc over if one ran tajte the comment of Secretary n of the as being of the subject which had an IMPORTANT CONFERENCES caole from John coming week will be one of the greatest im The daily sittings at 10 Downing Street of thfc representa tives of the British Empire will be continued up till Sir Rob ert Borden and Sir George Foster are representing Canada in the gathering There are two systems of taxation in vogue whereby taxes for civic pur poses are The newer system tuey hold dally conferences with is that which is known ly the Single j their in order that the Tax which was first promulgated by QUestion3 before the Imperial cabinet r Georgette Silk Blouses THEY ARC UNUSUALLY FINE blouses and a great er vjvristjr of ntyles than we aave ever Blouses with roll or flat collars fin ished on new round and V ahaped An intorentlng variety of carried out with Ince and embroidery and small Plain colors of green and white and manyblouses are fashioned of two contrav ing f O A from to FANCY SILK HOSE fancy silk hose in black or with novelty Black with colored stripes of red or grey or fawn with other contrasting n Each In a gift GLOVtS IN CHRISTMAS BOXES ladles fine French kid all sizes in brown and fancy embroidered back in contrasting 01 self JA LADIESAUTO GLOVES Ladies fine grey kid auto gloves with deep gaunt A useful gift and one that is sure to CHAM01SE1TE GLOVES Jhainolsette gloves in white or natural Kull range of Made by well known firm of which means fit and WOOL SWEATERS Many women like to wear them in place of coats when the weather is warm and when the weather gets severely cold they give added warmth when worn beneath the Many flna ones to pick from in brushed plain and combina tions of GDT HINTS Some smart little handbags for children are Bows of ribbon and fancy middy ties for InfntitH white silk bonnets or wool Dont overlook the big dis play of boudoir A special sale ot ladies silk an ideal Kid gloves In white or Another big shipment of exclusive Handkerchiefs always a good Se our big all woman should see our Dainty moderate Auto gloves in gauntlet style are always right for a Special sale of silk and Envelope combina Fancy bath ours are right in price and Why not give a silk waist length or a silk dress pat tern All that is new in neck Our stock is sure to please you in price and qual Warm mittens are always a good gift for the Pure Irish linen table dam old stock that cannot be procured Silk hose in or Also many fancy Let Us Suggest I fff Silk Hose A PAIR OP SI UK HOSE IN A HOLIDAY BOX WILL ALWAYS Silk Hone In the famous holeproot pink or I pair SILK HOSE fine quality of silk hose in or Bach one In ClirlBtnuif All sizes pah BEDSPREADS English bedspreads in full range of These are useful presents and ones that will lio appreciated by any lady has o LADIES MUFFLERS Plain aurt fancy knitted dlllt others of urepe de chine and heavy silk In soft plain Priced from to j LADIES BATH ROBES To the practical mind there is nothing that qulto approaches a warm cosy bathrobe as a Christmas While it is of a more or less personal nature you have some member of yourtamlly whom you can greatly please with a robe selected hero In silk or printed From to CHRISTMAS APRONS Dainty organdie and dotted Swiss Some are others trimmed with pretty lace and ribbon In assorted Moderately priced from to 1 Bach one in a gift Bawden While They last SPEC I ft IS WHICH WONT BE LONG AT THESE Dott Carriages VSicker doll good tired Horse Head Rockers strong1 rubber llegular for Well built just thing for the Regn for the Framed Pictures Dark oak framed 16x24 n AA Special Record Cabinet Fumed oak or mahogany re cord Just the thing to preserve your Reg ular To I C AA Clear Music Cabinet One only goUJeu and EX finish munic made of select quarter cut Reg ular 1 r AA Special WW Hif h Chairs only at this Built of good strong tray llf over n A Special at EVERALL t FRANKS 30UTHARC BLOCK Third South Join the LIBRARY EXCHANGE Henry All revenue is raised by one tax The system which is in operation throughout the West j with similar to that m i effoct in the older settled provinces of Canada and these in turn copied municipal methods of Great however lias taught western municipalities that certain changes are The great wrong inflicted on rest em municipalities was the speculation land which wag permitted during the boom days of this and other Large tracts of land just outside of the cities were bought by speculators and when measured off into building lot became At Lethbridge blocks of acre lots sold at one time for the pur jhweof raising garden truck and al1 but the gambling spirit ot spec ulation changed all this and gave us a bunch ot subdivisions which toaay no value whatever to own ers and 4detriment to the A remedy is needed to prevent any thing like this happening in the fut The subdividing of property should be determined by the muni cipal authorities All the idle subdivisions near Leth bridge should be reorganized so as to make them of It was doubtful if this land was worth per but even at this price the value lot would be approximately i The city could without inflicting any wrong take this land and cause it to i become revenue producing by renting ic out in blocks for the purpose of j truck In the discussion which Conybeares Mayor Hardfe pointedout the difficulty in turning the subdivisions into market garden Much of this land had at one time been irrigable but the watei rights been Nimmonfi also added a few re marks to the opposing the idea of turning the lots into market Election of Officers eluction of the Forum officers for took place and resulted in Conybeure being elected as presi dent vicepresi and Volnagel as secretary Barrowman was empowered to select an organization committee and to present the names at the next A vote ot thanks was extended to Leo Coombs who had so ably assisted at the Forum by providing the musical numbers all through the past A short musical program of vocal and Instrumental selections was ren dered before the lecture under the dir ection of who was as fcibted by Miss Olga An derson and Joe Clarke of will be thu speaker at the Forum Next Rivers will speak on prison may be fully considered from all Can adian points of RECUPERATION of the vital forces of the depleted in the struggle with acute depends not upon super ficial stimulation but upon ade quate The body needs to be nourished back to strength and scorn EMULSION a wholesome tones and strengthens by noumhiat the whole RYLANDS MAKES AN IDEAL CHRISTMAS GIFT blood and Noarieh back U rttcMta with Scott Itit HOW MANY VAMDS OF SIUKINE ARC IN OUR SHOW WINDOW ByJande are giving away fur Coat worth Free for jiwreet Also three otksr A coupon of ILOO or CHURCH NOMINATED AGAIN a3ilayor Thomas Church was today nominated for elec tion to his fifth consecutive annual term in the He will have three Controller John O exController Thomas and A large num ber of candidates are the board of control Artistic Pitt framing Everything in the picture Platinoid and French Ivory photo frames in any A large variety of colored prints by ail old DOLLS Vou need not send your dolls out of town to have only minor repairs We repair no matter what it for cost of transportation to out of town Alberta Picture Gallery Phone HuU Block The Finest of Cut Glass Fruit Fruit Cream and and Bonbon and Celery Trays and and Glasses to each Catsup Oil to Limoge China Cupa and encrusted gold Cream and Pair and Fruit and Mayonnaise Cocoa Bonbon and V English China Crown Derby Cups and Saucers Cream and each and Crown Derby Cups and Cream and Fancy Japanese Ware Cups and fancy Cream and and Fancy Japanese Satsuma Ware Cups and Cream Teapots Berry 7 Cake Fancy Japanese Cocoa Sets from to Fancy Japanese Celery Fancy Japanese Fruit to Fancy Japanese Fancy Japanese i Fancy Japanese Smoking Sets Fancy Japanese Cake Sets FRUITS VEGETABLES OUR STOCK IS FRESH PRICES RIGHT m HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAflT The Hudsons Hay IK giving away a Victory JBond for the nearest Store open Monday till 10 McKILLOP Next Door to Herald Offioe ;