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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEEK' / THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALB r rlDRSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1918 DROPS IN CITY ;8cciiil 10 LoiTCv for $1- ,^5>iMigw Still V4ry {.^ �^ ? > ow�T*r, is gen-n^!y kebplBK well np, and in some Is IncHMsin^. There is Httle iikilthood of a reduction imUl the �priair at aay rate. ^ Marohants can. hold tjut little hop� of tht�e belBir a drop in the prica 6t oraaias for Christmas.. The Oalifor-sla pioduot, which is atill being ship-jied in by express, is still also sellins tsltrtwn |1 to $1.50 a dojien. The on- es. SOIJAIGUNNING For Blessings of Peace-Special Services in the Local Churches On Sunday next in Alberta, the post-poneii day of thaaisglTing for tlie celsbrstioB. of peace in the great war, will be obserretl-in the various church- This thanksgiving daj-, which Jyt-fciass ot orange that is anywhere was proclaimed D. �C.M., and a hundred other Lethbridge boys in the 31st Battalion. Sergl-Major Gunning snlisted as ii private and by good work on the, tleld has steadily been advanced to his present rank. During the heavy lighting in which, the Candflians, dJstlnguished them-' selves during the last .three months of the war Sergt.-Major Gunning wouthe D. C. M. The following omclal citation deals with the act for whicli the decoration was awarded; "Sergt. Major A. J. Gunning, Lethbridge. entered a dug-out, killed two, 'mopped up' thoroughly, and \jn returning organized etretchor parties and ovacunted �vvoiijj^ed."' ' LIGHTEN lAXL Mayor Hardie and the city commissioners are still working every day on schemes designed to lighten the tax load on the ratepayers, but they are very reticent about having their schemes discussed iu the press until they have arrived at something definite to lay before the people. Many -different plans such as Increasing the' utilities' prices, raising the assessment on Improvajnents, a rental tax, and other schemes are being considered. But it will he close to the end of the year, before anything definite is madis public. - isi.  In addition to tho visits oi Santa Claus on theaftomoun of the {ostlval, the entertainment committee composed of Jack Smith,Hugh Crayrtdrd, George Fleming, Qerald' Bletcher' and* W. A. Buchanan met.on Wodnpsday afternboh, iihd by ;>pij|jling tjie wires they arranged for-the visit, along with Santa, of .PuSs in. Boots, Teddy,Bear, Patty Arbuckle, Charlie Chaplin, Mothi er Goose and Butt and Jeff for the memorably qocaelon., There's going tb;he fun as well as presents-from old Santa on December 14th, iand the com-mlttQe,ihopea that not a single soldier's kiddy w_lll,;bo,oy:erlobkod. pugh, the definite figures .on the r of new cases ot dc-id j!6Btordny are not available eral(l uiiderBtands the number 'tho^knelghborhood of Tuesday'B jpejgrt when seven new houses were quarantined. aLjTomorrow the theatres .open, and iJfc'.'bin is llfe^Oi On^imWIc gatherlngsv in: the city.. The merchants liavo experienced a!much.hettor;bustnes9 since the nilnounbemont of thtf liftlhg of the ban, and with, thetitrcs oppnodanrt the schools going once "more,, the city >^11L be. back to.a normal basis which augurs well for December buslnoBg^ All the theatres are liiaking special efforts for the opening on Friday and thousands are expected to attend,'their first- picture shows In more than six webksV � ' �  T � " ;.' EEL FARMINa M. P. Johnitori, ""American Consular Agent, has received word that December 9th Is the la� for the filing ot questionnaires with local hoards in the United States.. Any Ahjerlcan between the ages, of 18 and 3G inclusive, who' has not already.' returned his 'questionnaire must see that it reaches his local board .on or before that date, under penalty W tlie laW. .Questionnaires niay be "completed before aiiy officer having i\ower.. to, administer oaths. , inducement to do ao. :F6w people are at publlc'gatherlngs. -In a word, there is little to attract young people to the liearby town, and hence the desire to get away from duUjsnrrounaings to attractive urban centres. "The community club nloyement seeks to check this drift citywards, presenting a program of community activities that will enliven the life of the folk resident In the country and country towns, bring them together, teach them the art of living together, keeping their homes together, trading- together, and thinking of their home town first, second, last and all the Ume."HERALD, RYLANDS & CO. ;