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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY; DEQHIMQER, 24. 19115 ilin i^r-ri^Wli|p(jE DAILY HEKALu OTTAWA; Dec.,, HaoLean, vlce-ohairMW ot the re-oonstruotion committee of the cabinet, stated that a niisconatruction has ibeen placed oii his recettt eatltnate of the employed ot the Dominion. While It Is recognized that In certain por-t^one of tne Dominion the numlier ot mployed la comparatively .Jargo,..the not roduotlon of ataffs tJfc(!;6iii%ouplilei| . Dominion, Mr, M&cl^At^iia.^�','}ia not-! �o large. "1 waa reported," Mr, Mac;'!' I�an remarks, "a� having ptited ^^thtit In reply, to questionnaires of the labor department 3098 factories employing loo hands or more each had reported showing that 7581. miles and ICS females had been dismissed since the Armistice. What I did say was that this number of establishments had nawored the query, and thp result showed a net decrease in ei^loyment ot 7085 males and a net Increase of talne(f a passport for France at Constantlnoplis by mistake, the newspaper Says. He had been in Paris four days. PROMINENT MONTREALER DEAD V CINCINNATI,-O-;- Dec. 24.-The first stepvto teSJ; the validity of the fedej'al p.riihlbltlon ^'amend- ' 'ttient was'taken today, when attorneys representing both sides of a suit seeking to enjoin Governor Cox from presenting the pro-hlbitlon_ amendment to^jhe, 0^b|^ ''ifcleglslatulFe'fibegan't^^ ,�; of .arguments.-' ........-, -,-.- llie mm^^ winners in Thie Bern Contest will he given out at The Bay All contk^tar^sare urged MONTREAL Dec. 24,-The death occurred at the Royal Victoria Hospital last night of R. B. Dildine, gen-oral manager of Ames-Holden, Mc-Oready, Limited. Mr. Dildine, who had been ill a few weeks, had beep with the Montreal firm three ye'arfe-comintr here as sales manager and' taking the post of general manager on the retirement of Mr. Feltes. J, f- REVERT TO CIVILIAN STATUS HOW CIIY WILL SPEND jHE DAY With the- thermometer ;hoverlnrV-;i,v � ChildrsnT^^helter : ai'ound forty-degrees, atid. the sun ' Down In the ,Children's Shelter ar-beamlne^dowh in true May, style, it-irangements are� also, being made to is hard-ifor I^efchbrid'ge to realize that, see'that the kiddles there are. not fdmorrtrtr Is^-Christmas, vOld-timerg, overlooked by Santa .Glaus. Th6 Ro- oaa teW bt many black Chrlstmas'ss ot the' past?,'but within tho .past ten years tHeti has never been a season which was bo open right up till iChrlatmas Eve as tills year has proven to be. The result is that the Christmas spirit, which seems to be more closely related to>Jack Frost and the Storm King than to the merry sunshine,. Is not so evident this year, in spite of the fact that the ending ot the war has leftrpeopJe in a more generous mood. The hustle and bustle AVhlch taty, Glub has undeitiikea to see' that tha;fihUdren hav^' a real Chrlatmas, and.Ja.ok Smith And Guy Roy, assisted by Mrs. Fred flpooner, have that task In hand. There ate halt a dozen kiddies there, and plenty will be provided to cause them to remember the day. At the IsC'latioa Hospital also special preparations are being made through the generosity of some of the local WARM GRATITUDE PARIS, Dec. 24.-King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, on the occasion ot his leaving French soil at't^r his visit to Paris, telegraphed President Poln-care his, warm ijratltude for the reception he 'received. � char0s8 AOAINSt till.,' NEW TORK, Dec. H.-^J complaints by homc-com: of exorblimiit cbarK�to fttr Y. M. C. A. canteens ov�nM#'^ referred to the war dtpnrttaMttii vestlfeatlon. " ' .4','. organlzatlonfi. At the Jail Warden Rivers of the provincial "OhristdASsBy'' feeling lUard to rea- llSie.'^-:- � � il- � :� However,' In spite of' the unseasbn-able -Weather, Lethbrldge'is-going to enjoy Ohislstmas. All day; today de-llvory rigs have been;dashing here and therev all with their loads, of ChristmasV trees to be prepared for WASHINGTON-, Dec. 24,-An opin'-ion of the judge advocate general's office, approved by the secretary erf Santa ClatfsVvisit this evening. Huge war,.;holds that officers and enlisted j preparations are being made In every imin qf ..the National Guard will revert 1 home. The Cbrlstmas turkey has alto-d^lllan . status when discharged ready been purchased and Is being properly prepared for the grand occasion. To bay that preparations are being made in every home is not putting it too broadly.There will be-some homes where Christmas cheer will enter through the- goodness of the Nursing Missiba, made possible through the generosity of the I.(ethbrldge public In supporting The Herald's Christmas Cheercfund. Great hanipers containing turkeys, chickens, delicacies ot all I^nds and useful gifts are being made 'UP this afternoon and will be delivered this evening to homes where the.ghost of want would otherwise 'Btalk tomorrow, the day of days.'-' frbrii tlie federal service. The effect ot the ruling practically is to wipd out of existence the National Guard as it was organized prior to the war. G^feai^'Td SlBlERIA TO REPRESENT BANKERS ' OTTAWIA, Dec.24-J. W. Galbralth, o� Montreal, has been appointed lo -representy bankrlhg Interests-on the Canadian, economic mlsBloh to Siberia. ..He will proceed,to-Vladivostok at an early, date;. ,,. IIP: exuxti -ami tid tb^^^ii^:^^^ yxn" � ifi^iii^iAetxuBlie^. quicker aM surer, by pt^fithig your Wood,; stomach and liver in gpdd dirder,''tha an^ � other way. Clear complexion, bright eyes. ix>sy ; /^cheiiMiir^ redl- Hps follovv itic Aise of Beeeham's Pills, i :Tftiey eUmihate pbiOT^^ \ixei^^ frdrtl the ,systein, pumy the blood and tone ; th^,�iu.�ilkEnqpta THE SEASON'S GREETINGS TO OUR CUSTONfflERS FROM P, LUND & SON Hfis?'.^ 1-1. i ' 0 *rf;iIlCi*'' ��� � ���  . � J'V'ii .t ; �, Jk'li a-i 1.:: �� Jlon c * i . 1' V,(-(i \l i : '.-.;. .ii--�--'o!Jn-3 ^,1 OB.- .� i !i Si ;t^\m .'ij- 1 '1 �  '� I] 1 i ' i ,1 A~ f>. ,1/ . >. !^ ti '�y.' ,'.\ usually attends Christmas Is lacking i jail isn't overlooking his responsl to'somefextcnt, and this, .with the ab-; billty either. This year he has 120 sence-of*winter weather,;.makes that guests who expect something extra for Christmas, and they are not go ing to be disappointed. No work pther than Is absolutely necessary will be dbne during the day, while a big spread Is being provided with ;ioast pork and apple sauce the piece de resistance.. .The Inmates oC the Jail will also be provided with something in the way of an' orange or other fruit to.mark the day. This afternoon's trains are bringing in many visitors to spend the day with relatives or friends, althougii Christmas travel Is said by railway officials to be lighter tills Christmas than >for some years past. Altogether, though the weather man has not lived up to his reputation by sending real Christmas weather with snowflakes and crackling sharp atmosphere, Lethbrldge Is going to celebrate its first peace Christmas In a right memorable fashion, for many events of the past month, Including the Rotary Club Christmas Tree and the monster fund raised through The Herald for Christmas cheer have proven that the people are Imbued with the spirit of goodwill toward men. General Increase in prices Went Into Eflfect i)ecember Two or three weeks ago It was almost Impossible to secure an orange in any store in Lethbrldge, and what were available were very poor quality. Tho story is different today, and Lethbridge will have oranges for Christmas after all. s The reason for the change Is that the new California crop Is �on the market. This has not only Increased the suit of .a general, mcreasem prices' ~. - ^-----t----x--------, which went,into effect on, December 'on^r^mhaWv �� more O^ a seems to be -well snppUod with Christ-$lToo'^eTglnr?hrcos\'mT;"be�"|5t'�as provisions, ^d the public will more;" Other concerns blame the increase I in their cases- on the Increased cost .�^of materials. The Aultman-Taylor, I Co., dealers in threshing rigs and heavy tractors, have made ah in-' crease of 8 to 10 per cent.,; according 1 to their local agent, W. A. Bll|ng- hausen. The John Deere Co. and i others tell the same story. ) The fact that the duty may go on aijaln in the -'case of small tractors 1 was commented on by a number ot ' dealers. This cliange may take place fin February, and tractors which last ! Spring sold for' $100 to � $1400 would cost probably $ ICO more this spring, except in cases where local concerns have a stock on hand which were brought in duty free. fare accordingly tomorrow. The Hedleu Drug Co. WISHES ALL THE COMPLIMENTS Of THE SEASON. 4 The following Southern Alberta soldiers are due to reach Lethbridgo jFriday or Saturday ot this week: Letfibrldge-G. W; Davey, J. Stat: ford, J. Ai Turcotte, J, G. Mather, S. G. Perrjr, W. Perkins. Outside points: W. Fisher, Believue; F. J. Anderson, Twhif Butte;W. Bird, Pincher Creek; E. J. Bartholomew, Pernie; S. H. Dalnes, Cardston; R. N. Genge, Mac-leod; M. S. Harlahd, Plnchssr Creek; B. Houghton, Coleman; H. Jobnsoit, Coleman; 6. Tonheim, Claresholm; 3. W^ McNabb, Macleod; K. A. Morrison, Colendan; H. Teskey, Cannangay. ' TORDNTOw^Dbc. 23.-'^Tiere is a new natipn.iInJt are British and Americans, 'French'?, and Belgians, even Redskins and Japanese. The]!' do not live in their ;-pwn countries. You will find them airin France.'It"^Is the na tion of the gent,lemen of France, and ypu will find tfiem lying under the foftsts^oC whi^.�ro8ses,:ln shell holes, ii)';:burled' :"diiirrat8, iahd sonietlmes they don't If^-MjiliTWhere. it ever -^e forget, it evercwe, Ipt seltlshiieBs creep back, the gentlfmen of France, rising wearily,' Willi come back to re-tight the battlas, we badn'.t the. seqse to keep wfi^n- t)i6y'd* wcjpV'.y " A War Vetsr iWBon, iresBlng opn. ipwn'in don,e .British m sey-.V3|front, factory vln 'fSaSteMuMtott'' to^ ^e'' oper-atqc�.oni a coopeil^Ebasis for the beHe�l�tof partia]l?K9|PUiled soldiers U^s*bee3i proposed. peciNG SCIATIC PAINS Give way before the penetrating effects of Sloan's Liniment So do those rheumatic twinges and tlie loin-aches of lumbago, the nerve-inflammation of neuritis, the wryneck, tbe. . The ease of applying* the quickness; of relief,. the positive results, the^ cleanliness, and ,tbe economy of Sloan's'Liniment make it universally; preferred. Made. in. Canada. , , ' Sioan's .;30e, 60c and $1.20 TO EACH AND EVERYONE OF OUR PATRONS AND FKIENDS, WE WISH YOU ALL A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR. Assiniboia Music Co., Ltd, "Everything Mualear. 315 eth Street 8. Remember the Address. Chmtmas i9l!s ' "On earth Peace, good will towar