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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta A THE {.ETHBRtor.E DAIL^ /lERALD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1018 |rh� Thrift Campaign O^en sWlM^eit Sale Here On ^ i Monday '< c��i thrift stanip costs-25 cents. SitMaa thritt stamps make one war aaTlais sttmp. � Tea'.war savings stamps make a ccrttficat* good tor $50 in ]924. ' Caidda is undprtaking a war-savinc; fetamf eamlniKn such as that ivlncli lias Moqght the United States 52,0i)0.-BOO,�M �ff-ltHin the past year. War �avlaf stamps ivill he on sale at the tobetofftce here on Monday, Decern-bet 2. The advent of war saving stamps. eoBteiaplated for a loag linie. promises to be' quite a featnre, and the local ^postmaster and his staff are l^reparins for a big rush (between �bw and Christmas, as it is felt that toianj* parents will seize the oppo'--tualty to start their children saving thrift stamps by giving them their 1 jtirst card for Christmas. \ The plan Includes thrift stamps and rN5\"ar saving stanips. The thrift stamps iare expected to catch the nickels and the (iftiies. -while the irar* savin.^s (stamps are for larger denominations. The person -who desires to lend money to the Dominion by this plan Bna.v to to the postoftice, a bank or ether�specified place .and bMy a thrift �tamp. �which come iii denominations of 25 cents. With the stamp a card Is girea, and on tliis card there are space blocked off for 16 of these i alamos. When the card is filled n �^presents ?4. .1 Xeit comes the war saving stamp. The card filled with 16 thrift stamps is taken to the postmaster and" )tachanged tor a war saving certificate. Along with the certificate, Vhich. is in the form of a larger �tami�, a . card is handed out. with quarts blocked off for 10 certificates. These certificates may be regiafared if desired, and when the (book, or card, is full, it represents ^40. This may be surrendered at any