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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE iMitt DONT DISAPPOINT THE BOYS! MAIL PARCELS SOON! Tho time IE noTV here when Chrlst- mft3 to the wen who arc [lEblliig BO valiantly must be dfspatch- cJ In order reach the Iroul Chrlsliuus day. This la an essential point which must not be overlooked. II need not bo (tainted out that no mat- ter how excellent Uio poalal arrange iDCDls are, .with the hundreds o( thoua ends of EOWIera now In the field, the task ot delivering tone packages on Ifme la stupendous. Thii Trlends a! thoso In the ffv.lne, lino should ot prepare their kindly Bills and have them dlsiulched- -i A Good Principle On Ihe principle of heller sconei than late It mliht ho advisable to liur- chaso these gifts rlehl away. Vorlour stores 111 LeUihriage lust now nr< showing nn exceedingly wlda range o.' articles sultablo [or ellU to "the hoys' At toe protect lime thorolj a splendid variety a telec'Ion mlghi be made. Oco thing la certain. With the greatly Increased number ot local men irlio liave gono to do ticlr coun- try's work the demand on these slocks will be heavy an'J later on the aelec lion might norbe so numerous. TVLlh (he object of securing the "very Ihoso who wish to send gilts to Iheli friends at lha front, and who aro un- decided what to send, might Co well to tool: over the Blocks ot advertisers on (Itl3 pago. Among them Ibey can not Tall lo find something which wll1 bo both useful and pleasant, to the men In the Irenches, In tlio grim work In Ihe trcnchea nothing cheers Iho soldier boys so much as the kind reinoinhrancc3 o! Ihosd at homo. Tho hardships o. trench life ire minimized wonder 'ully hy the thoughts of loved ones Do not, therefore, delay until the Uel moment In making a asalecllon ol your gifts. Take lime by the forelock and avoid the hurried ccramblo which Is sure later on to (akt place. In connection Kith the dispatch of Uio parcels It Is Important (o makr careful noto ot the postal regulations. Question of Packing Special attention should be paid to Iho question of packing; thta Is sbso lulcly essential to ensure the package being delivered In good condition. Thin cardboard boxes, such as shoe boxes, and Ihln wooden boxes should not Lc uacu. Tho following forms of packing are recommended. double cardboard boxes preferably Ihoao made of corrugated cardboard and having lids, which com- pletely cnclosd the sides of Uie- boxes wooden or tin boxes. folda of stout packiui paper. security fs ilfordc by an outer coveting of linen, callct or canvas, which should be securely sewn up. The address of Ihe parcel should b written In Ink on Ihe cover, prefer ably In two places. The postal regulations slalo lia parcels going to France must no' -weigh more Ihan seven pounds am' nol more than eleven pounds whci going to England. IVIUb these simple directions th< work of the postal authorities will h: frcally faclUUled. The great thin; to bear la mind Is that parcels sen abroad require a hl-hcr standard o; packing than Is necessary !a the Can adian parcel post and this applies ivltl jtrcater forco lo the parcels foi the CHRISTMAS GIFTS TO THE SOLDIERS ITS NOT A BIT TOO EARLY TO LOOK UP-YOUR XMAS GIFT TO YOUFS SOLDIER FRIEND IN ENGLAND OR FRANCE. Our stock It complete, und we bar: nufcf-lions io olfcr of the most suitable trtlcles you could send him. You also hare thg added assurance that auylhlng purchased here'vlll be reliable and o[ Ibe beat quality. A FEW SUGGESTIONS ARE: Wrlrt WalchM, lo Matth Boxti, 7Bc to Signet Rings..... M.OO to H6.00 Cigarette Cicei.. to J20.00 to Pipes......----- to Safety Razors... tl.OO to Brush and Ruor Bets, to VO.OO. Tobacco to 55.60 Leather Photo Frames, 76c to J5.00. THE LARQEST STOCK OF WRIST WATCHES IN THE CITY, R. A. WRIGHT BALMORAL BLOCK, FIFTH ST. THE CITY'S LEADINQ JEWELER Choice Xmas Gifts For The Brave Boys In The Trenches KHAKI GIFTS THAT ARE PRACTICAL Linen and Silk Wo.qlen Shirts, Jerseys, Sweaters, Coat Sweaters, Wool Gloves or MiUs, Fur and Wool Lined Gloves or Mitts, Wool Underwear, Socks, proof Coats. L KEEL; FIFTH STREET S. CLOTHING SHOP J! ____ Just imagine how pleased he would be TO DISCOVER A Photograph Of hli dear onet or frlendi In parcel. Nothing would more Receptable, We hive all the neweet In ill The Allison Portrait Studio BALMORAL BLOCK LETHBR1DQE Gifts FOR YOUR BOY OR FRIEND AT THE FRONT USEFUL GIFT3 FOR THE MEN IN THE TRENCHES Stcil Pocket Mirrors. Pocket Combs. Pocket Brushes. Trench Powder. Fountain Pens, Pocket Diaries. PockeS Leather Pholo Holden. Safety and Bladel. Shaving Soapi ind Bruihei. Oxo Cubes. Tooth Brushes, Paste, Etc, Playing Cards and Numeraui Other Arllclrt. Writlnj Tablets. Fenclli. Trench Soap. Ointment, Lip iayert. JACKSON CO. Gifts that the Soldier Boy Will Appreciate Khaki Wool Flannel Shirts willi separate collars. Khaki Wool Aviation Caps, Dr. Jaeger up .Sweater Coats In light weigM, khaki color. Suitable 1'or wear- ing; under Heavy Ribbed Wool Hose. Khaki Khaki 'Handkerchiefs in lawn and Military Boots. The Geo. A. Slater' and Kegai makes. Heavy Wool Khaki Neck Scarfs. McKelvie The McGnire Largest Men's Slore in Southern Alberta THE ONE PRESENT- The man at the front will ap- preciate is his.- own home paper. SEND. HIM "THE HERALD" He will enjoy it cvtry day year. It la 300 presents In one. THE SOLDIERS' KIT! "We have "practically everything necessary, for Llio Solclici's'i Clulstmns Kit'. NO SOLDIERS' KIT IS COMPLETE WITHOUT A TIN OR TWO W. FOR THE "WEE BEASTIE" THAT CANT BE SHOT, WITH A Safety Razors Pockst Adhesive Plaster Khaki Toilet Holh, Polished Stre] Foot Powder RI1eyTi Toffie Chocolate Etc. J. D. HIGINBOTHAM CO., Have You Relatives or Friends at the Front? If so snd you do not know what to get Ihwn for Xmss; eomd ilnU our tton snd you will no Iroubta In jtttlnf Just ttic- artlols you' gsorf, uOTtm mi st ts suit VEST fOCKET KODAKS 'WATERMAN'S FOUNTAIN PE.VS. POCKET BIH.M, CHOCOLATia, ITft. STEEL POCKET MIRRORi. IOAPS AND SOAP BOXES, TOIUtT CUM IN tMES, The Kenny Allin Co., Ltd. THE For the Soldier Boys In France SOMETHING TO SMOKE! ON AND LET SHOW YOU THE IDEAL FOR THI MONT. CIGARETTES, All pKktgM in4 frlcet, CIGARS, 10y U, Kami 1M.'' PIPIt, itovk In UM cKy to choose .TOBACOtW. Un4 Md ill slrsi all Wis sbovt'ln. snd yrlll savs yen lO Ihe UiteUgar Store .V.'-) i :rJ is the time to thinlt what is best to Send the Boys at me Front CuihlDn ..........in 12.00 Mlrrara, 25c ta SI.CC Uisly lo tlno .S.'f tllds tlUors, 10 KKft' Irv.ihte, 25e H.90 Snip, I So u Ms MJIIUry irushot, i.oo root Lead PtMlM, THE FRANK: MEDLEY PRUG CO. fn-: PflEWRIPTION .LITHMIPIW- ;