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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LETHBfilDfeE DAIL'V HERALD THURSDAY. OCTOBER 17, 1VW LIEUT. ARNOLD! MIES THRILLING APPEAL FOR SOLDIERS' COMFORTS "The most wonderful fighting machine the world has ver seen, was: ljleut. Arnoldi* description ot the Canadian fighting forces. Lieut. Arnold! prefaced her talk on ( the Field's Comfort* Commission last I niRht with glowing praise of tho Can-) ndian forces overseas. "Though ("an-1 adiah papers are full of tin- deeds of! these heroes, the half i;a.� not been told." snid l.ieul. Arnoldi. "and tin-Itrltlsh pjpers fnr exceed the Catia dlan In praise of the Canadians It Is acknowledged hy experts that there > not a peer to the Canadian corps among the lighting armies. They have shown  wonderful initiative.' trench raid* were invented oy tV-' Caanillans. tdey have been leaders in. machine gunnery .and h�vo excelled : In the various departments in which iliey have been plm ed. I Ueut. Arnold! then wont on to tell of the splendid work of the l-'ieUVs Comforts Commission in which she tins been actively engaged for over three years. The worl; is divided into various departments. In the unpacking department a record is kepi hy the curd index system of ;tl! the parcels received iroin Canada, and are divided into throe classes tli those for general dlstrihu!t mi. iTi those which are ;o he forwarded and which, if they are of the cnrrei t w night arc sen' on immediately, di the repacking of ho\. "s. in which those whicli are over-weight must he repacked. Mis-Mr noldi advised thiit boxes he sent of lorrect weigh: f >r itnle.-s this is done there will "f nei c--ity lie delay in forwarding them, and correct weights wmiiti great!} reduce the work in this department. The speaker also told of how they had charge of the tobacco of 'he Canadian tobacco fund as we THE FOOT TOGGERY SHOES FOR ALL AGES as others, ami how vety welcome to hacco is with the Canadian soldiers who do not like Kngllsh makes. How Comforts Arc Handled In the packing room the supplies from Kranee ate handled, ami the ' comforts are sent to the men as nulck-!> as possible. .\ constant stream of comforts goes over to the men. to those in the front line, who receive three limes as much as others, to tho communication lines and to the base. The dreary monotony and discomforts of the trenches makes it very hard for the raen and a change from this monotony is invaluable in keeping up their nto-itle and spirits. llal�9 of all sorts are constantly being sent filled Mill! various articles such us socks, shirt*, towels, handkerchiefs, toothpaste, soap, brushes, helmets, cand'os. cookers, soup tablets, cocoa, i h.icolatc. gum. cigarettes, tobacco, magazines, i.irds. cake, tinned fruit and vegetables, etc. Hoxes are also sent to medical offices with suitable �;i;>p:je�. and to chaplains. Keipie-sis that are "wioil trom officers for oer-.'.iiin articles are Immediately forwarded. .Hid reijuo.-i.s from men are also re-iiotuleil 10. They ale sent at once and with as little red tape as possible. � This personal touch Is a great factor in the sending of parcels. There is MONSTER PARAO [ BANK CLEARINGS Hank oloul'ltiRs for the week ending today were $K 11.2117 as against. ?l.:t,">S,S!iO for the corresponding week a year ago. Captains of Dislric.s Numcd-[} Patriotic Societies Offer Their Services FOR PASSPORTS SUPT. C. A. COTTERELL. Formerly In charge V tin- l.athbrldge Division or the i 1 I!.. who has won prou �lion. A SNUG FITTING. COMFORTABLE AS WELL AS SERVICEABLE SHOE IS A COMBINATION LAST. Thl* �hof t� one width narrower m Cue waist ami two widths narrower in the heel than in the ball of these men -ed individually ; appreciated, of a very high ot the corres-ti'-y sept, ami canir.ed. Used ,11 the i otntT)lts dot k* Miss Ar-!> i infradtetod lly attended lo .if ton- of sttp-i little goes - ete aekllow-to-. bi-itig -i nt do. ked end itc-nig at France il by t he reci-- thai go over dg'-ineni forms  -i-ttlflieii Of io to Canadian ,y V. Went .i.s. I'.iu'il and de-fettgly disposed | Send Them CIt stmaa Parcels ! I.tetit A: inddt � :-ip:..t>u�d how There w.ts a full atleinliiitce at the meeting of the Victory Loan commit toe hi-l night and some important business was. transuded. A monster parade* has been planned for the after noon of the ^Sth. the opening day of tho campaign, fuller details of which will be iinno'.uuTil later, hifl'ers of assistance v, r;v received from both ; chapters of the I. O. 11. K. and the Red : Cross society. Many prominent bust ; peso men have also offered their services.- Following is a list of tli" different disl.lcts with the captain* of each one: District No. 1, Captain .lames liar- : ris. ' Misttict No, 2. Captain K. C t.'rnn ' stottn. � Distrli t No. e. Captiic. Matt Mr Mahou Pistrii t No. t. Captain I). K Harris | District No. .*�, Captain . A Ains-worth Ulsttic! No r,. Captain .1 Mel) Da-vlds^in District No T. Captain Ceo Stai ey. District No. >, Captain 1*. C Me-Kmizie Di-triet No '.i. Captain 11 .1 II Skelth Di-ttie: Nil 1". Captain F K Spoo-tier Di-tvi. t \o. II. Captain D. I; \'ate.- Cntnnii'tee for special subscription*. John Home ihairman. t.\ It. Mi Kay \V. A iliichanan. S. .1 Sliepherd Ceo Creep and l> l{ Vates Speakers committee c K P Cony-boa re chairman. I> .11 Klton. \\" |i I., llanlie. \V A. Uu.hanau. S. J. ; Sliepherd. Canon .McMillou. C. I-' ,ia mie-on. \V. V I'oapst. \V S Hall am! S. S Duiilrim Pablo ity , emmittee t) II l-'.ltoti Men til" Military Age Must Se-! cure Permission li'tmi The [Vliliturv^uage of Instruction in English Thoutfit German Taught' After School Hours llefore iiuv male citizen of ramnia between the ages of IS and t.'i can go across the line he must secure a pasHporl vised by the tullilary autlioii-liua, according to a new ruling by the Immignition authorities. Authority for the'granting of passports to men of military age must be secured "from ,the military headiiuar jters of the district in which the applicant resides In Alberta application will have to be made to Military District No. i:t. Calgary � The permit with pIVtto* attaclied. j proof of nationality and birth ce tifi-i cate must In all cases accompany the j application, where eudorstitloti will i be made on she back of tho permit, j lit the case of married men certifl-c ate of marriage or extract from mar-i riago register must aceompuuy the application. ! tn the ease o) aliens ami netttralfi. the\ tiuist furnish the military with a certificate of birth stamped with 111" | consular ,il of their i onntry. or their ; p,i be |..ft ] You'll Do Better at Tceple's 1 IS 1 You can furnish your home beautifully at a very reasonable cost from our large stocks bought before the recent increases in price. Come in and we will prove it to you, and you will enjoy a visit to our store. English Overstuffed Chairs 57.50 A large cointorulite arm rocker, cov.-r.-d with an extra good grade of wool tai�-trv. spring up I ei.-ierod *e�t with floss filled > uahluii Spring edge and liaek. mahogany 1> g� Width u6 in'hes, dfpth ;'> incin-. li o- Tapestry Arm Rocker Big cumtortatilf thai: Douely stuf'ed sprue edge eai. bad; and arim. |oo-.ii t c, t.-at taken to i ',. ,.1'eli. r." -.1 borne the be.ltlf.itig .it n i'. ul-1 " Tli" I'lt-:.i -o ba� i l-.i , ttlllch  �nt li h'; men in 1 la>.d .. - � , niipt " parcel I- ' toiict. . f . from �� i.t .-. ' alter " - -a.'.. Advice R- Overteas Parcels -p'.enlbl de .. i - in l-'.-.m.-e.  i'b'r :::a' pre ;..'d in Rl.-wln? : : t'.i" �iiini'ii in .. y>-r> artivit v . of . 'iV A \ C Hie \ .irlmii - ii leties in . doss in addition ne men to T battle-  alii ha- ii.'-. under-.' /nilltun Ati'.ii i. an . * Arnoldi ' .>an ha�. f tin- -itn � :!,o id not .am; '>'.',� do sacrifice :i:c..:;- in .'jrtUU FUMED OAK BUFFET Here is a practical buffet at, a Miiall prn .,k> through ei.d al-u e| hot. .�a in without wrapping �;>�� odor permeate, the ii in without carefu; e same i.-asoli  a oil w Itlioul  Hdrt come oft parol in tin boxes '�' hoKpi-tabu '>i tin: in.stituUwt *4 M iMilly i abu.-ed. i LOUIS KEEL LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA 5-9-18 ;