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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta THI5 LETHBRIDG1S OAILT The Kind That the Boys Like SEND YOUR SOLDIER BOY SOMETHING FOR CHRISTMAS THAT WILL ADD TO HIS COMFORT COMFORT GIVING SUGGESTIONS Fountain Pens, Our special Waterman's Fountain Pens. to................S5.00 GIPfette Safety Razors Gem Junior Safety Razors. Ever-Ready Safety Razor "Vest Pocket Kodaks, and Steel Mirrors............. 50o Money Belts, and Arm Purses for Soldiers 75c Oxo Cubes, 10c and........25c Peters Chocolate, 5c and Writing Paper, pound Envelopes, 75 for Tooth Brushes Tooth Paste............ Carbolic Soap, box (Best Quality.) Insect Powder, 25c and Shaving Brushes, up Air Pillows............ Riley's Toffee, pound Chocolate, per Ib. 10c 35c 35c 25c 2oe 40c 35c 60c 65c DRESS YOUR PARCEL IN XMAS CLOTHES. WE HAVE ALL MATERIALS: XMAS SEALS, TAGS, CARDS, ADDRESS LABELS. ETC. RED CROSS DRUG BOOK CO. Don't Disappoint the Boys, Mail Parcels Early useful Gifistmas Gifts What To Send To The Boys in The Trenches Many relatives of soldiers are puzzling their brains over what they should wild to their brave boys at the trout. Christmas otters an except- ional opportunity for a little extra expenditure and selection of gifts. Ex- pensive articles "need not be bought, but they ought to be ot such a nature that they can bo used. Do not send anything hulky or periobabie. In the one case soldier has limited room in his kit, while In the other, all the good intentions are lost and In addition brine much dlsapDOlntracnt to the recMnie.nl A tew suggestions as to what Is appreciated Mien at the front he found on this and lastly don't forget to write to the hoys often. Time Is Drawing Close For Xmas Gifts To Be Sent Our Soldier Boys CHRISTMAS GIFTS for the XMAS CARDS XMAS-BOOKLETS TobVc'cog- lates and Candy, Oxo Cubes, Tooth Paste, Tooth Pow- der, Tooth Brushes, Safety Raz- ors, Air Pillows, Fountain Pens. Pocket 'Steel .Mirrors, Pocket Combs, Shaving Brushes, Shav- ing Soaps, Disinfecting Soaps, Disinfecting Powders, Rowantees Pastilles. People's Drug Store w. H. MCCAFFREY -Attention to Phone and Mail Orders >horie 445 240 13th St. N. The One Present- The "man at the front will ap- preciate is his own home paper. Send Him The. Herald He will 'enjoy it eve'rp a year. It is 300 presents In one. Thn lime is now drawing close when Christinas presents to the men who are fighting so valiantly must be dis- patched order to reach the front by Christmas day. This is an essen- tial point which must not bo over- looked. It need not be pointed out that no matter how excellent the pos- tal arrangements are, with the hun- dreds of thousands of soldiers now fn the field, the task of delivering these packages on time is stupendous. The Herald therefore advises the friends ot those in the firing line to at once pre- pare their kindly gifts and have them dispatched within a reasonable time. A Good Principle On the principle of better sooner than late It might be advisable to pur- chase these gifts right away. Various stores in Lethbridge just now are showing an exceedingly wide range of articles suitable for gifts to "the At present time there is a splendid variety from which a selection might be made. One thing is certain. With the greatly increased number of local men wfio have gone to do their .coun- try's work the demand on these stocks will be heavy and later on the .selec- tion might not be so numerous. With the object of securing the "very those who wish to send gifts to their friends 'at the front, and who are un- decided what to send, might do well to look over the stocks of advertisers on this page. Among them they can- not fail tq find-something which will be both useful an'fl pleasant fo the men in the trenches. In the grim work in the trenches nothing cheers the soldier boys so much as the kind remembrances of those at home. The hardships of trench life are minimized, wonder- fully by .-the thoughts of-loved ones. Have You Relatives or Friends at the Front? If so and you do not know what to get them for Xmas; come Into our store and you will Have no trouble in getting just the article you want. Something good, useful and at a price to. your purse. SAFETY RAZORS VEST POCKET KODAKS WATERMAN'S FOUNTAIN PENS. POCKET BIBLES. CHOCOLATES, ETC. STEEL POCKET, MIRRORS SOAPS AND SOAP BOXES TOILET ARTICLES DRINKINK CUPS IN CASES, ETC. The KENNY ALLIN CO., Ltd. THE-DRUG-BOOK STORE PHONE 1487' Do not, therefore, delay until tlie last moment in making a selection of your gifts. Take time by the forelock and evoid the hurried scramble which is sure later on to take phice. In connection with the dispatch of the parcels it is important to make careful note of the postal regulations. Question of Packing Special attention should he paid to the question packing; this is abso- lutely essential to ensure the packages being delivered In good condition. Thin cardboard boxes, such as shoo boxes, and thin wooden boxes should not be used. Tile following forms of packing are recommended. l_gtrong double cardboard boxes preferably those made of corrugated cardboard and having lids which com- pletely enclose the sides of the boxes. wooden boxea. folds of stout packing paper. x security is afforded by an outer covering of linen, calico or canvas, whicb. should be securely sewn up. The address of the parcel should be written In Ink on the cover, prefer- ably in two places. The postal regulations state that parcels going to France must not weigh more than seven pounds and not more than eleven pounds when going to England. these simple directions the work of the win be greatly facilitated.' The great thing to bear in mind is that parcels sent abroad require a higher standard of packing than is necessary in the Cana- dian parcel post aild this applies with even greater force to the parcels for the troops. Suitable Gifts for the Boys at the Front If you-intend to send a little thought-Of-remembrahce- to-tfte> boys at the front, Here Are a Few Suggestions Safety Raws, Safety Razor Stroppers, Straight Razor Strops, Shaving Brushes, Pocket Knives and Scissors. Exceptional, good values; Photo coses, Chang ePurses, Bill Books, Latter Cases and Cups. Splendid assortment. Money Bettff make a vary useful glftX WORKING GLOVES, can not be procured in Ejirope and are very appreciated by the boys. Alberta Saddlery Co. Limited LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Your Soldier Boy Will Appreciate any of the Following Suitable Gloves, Mufflers, Sox, Handkerchiefs, Belts, or Military Brushes Get Them at The Royal Store THIRD AVENUE SOUTH There Is No Doubt at all What the "It Is Something to CALL ON US AND LET US SHOW YOU THE IDEAL GIFTS FOR THE FRONT. CIGARETTES. All sized and prleei. CIGARS. BoXMOf 10, 26, 50 and 100. PIPES. The greatett ilock in the city to from. TOBACCOS. Every kind and all tiled We have all the above in attractive Xmat wrappers and wili wve yqu, the trouble of packing. Elite Cigar Store ,j 320 STREET 8. The Soldiers' Kit! We have practically everything necessiuy for the Soldiers' Christmas Kit. NO SOLDIERS' KIT IS COMPLETE WITHOUT A TIN OR.TWO OF FOR THE "WEE BEASTIE" THAT CAN'T BE SHOT WITH A RIFLE. Pocket Adhesive Piaster Polished Steel Mirrors Riley's Toffee Chocolate Bars, Etc., Etc. J. D. HIGINBOTHAM Co., Ltd. Trench Powder Safety Razors Khaki Pillows. Khaki Toilet Foot Powder Suggestions for Your Boy or Friend at tke Front USEFUL GIFTS FOR THE MEN IN THE TRENCHES Stcsl Ppoksl PoqKtt Cornbi Pocftft Trench Powder Fountain Pent Pocket Diaries PocHtt Leather Photo Holders Safety and Blades Shaving Soaps and Brushes Oxo Cubes Tooth Brushes, Pasted etc. Playing Cards and Numerous Other Articles. JACKSON CQ, I Just Imagine How Pleased He Would Be TO DISCOVER A Photograph Of his dear ones or friends in hjs Xrjias: parcel. Nothing would more acceptable. We have ;afl the newest ideas in all The Allison Portrait Studio BALMORAL BLOCK. Comforts for trie Boys at the Front NOW IS THE TIME TO THINK ABOUT WHAT IS BEST TO SEND. LET US SUGGEST Air Safety Razors, Blade 75c to Shaving Brushes, 25c to 25c to Strops, to......... TRENCH POWDER 25c Carbolic Soap, 1Se to...... 30c Military Bruihti, pair, to Foot Powder........-----.. 28o Ltad Pencils, Pads, etc. The Frank Hedley Drug Co. PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS Phone 722 Lethbridge Absolute Necessities in the Trenches an IT WILL BE APPRECIATED. W. L McKenzie Co. "EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL" ELECTRIC FLASHLIGHTS iiUTOSTKOP RAZORS SHAVING BRUSHES POCKET KNTVES YOU CAN GET THEM IN ALL STYLES, SIZES PrtlCES FROM C. W. G RAY 310 FIFTH S. HARDWARf Send the Soldiers a Fountain Pen Diary or Memo Book FOREIGN NOTE PAPER AND; ENVELOPES. (Renew your magazine and news paper We can save money forj you. Cheaper than sending direct. ROBERTSON'S BOOK STORE FIFTH STREET ;