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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta t ?AGE TEN1 TlTC LETHBRIDGE l)A?t.Y HERALD TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 1918 NEW ERA DAWNS FOR HOLY LAND First Easter Since British Occupation Significant of ' Era of Peace London. April 9.-Jerusalem's first Easter since the British occupation �was celebrated with quiet solemnity, nays Reuter's'correspondent in 'the Holy City. The usual swarms of pilgrims who throng Jerusalem at this teason were missing but their place was taken to some extent by khaki clad soldiers who participated in services of both the Protestant and Catholic churches. "Pontifical Mass," the correspondent adds, "was observed in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and was attended by the governor of Jerusalem and numerous officers, including a representative of the French government. The Passover coincided with our, festival and was celebrated with a new meaning of joy to the Jews in the new occupied territory there. "Although occupation only dates four months back, the very atmosphere of this region seemed to have undergone a change. Distress has vanished and sickness and fears no longer are at the thresholds of the 1UI IE Say it Will Not Be Fair To Farmers To Comply With Factory Act MADE CANADA MM Of ITS UHli Per m&klng Par waehlfiff tfleiiea. �tf JIalnftetIn* Per remevin* eflwry ototrao-Mem fr*m araln ptpm and sink*. MPUSfc- tUMTITUTM E.w.Gianr company limited WMM..�. TO"ONTO- ONT' yield and the means of satisfying their wants as regards imports from abroad. "The benefits of a rule of liberty and Justice already are making themselves felt and the people are beginning to feel a lively gratitude to the British soldier who moves in their towns and villages. Everywhere there! midst showing them nothing but kind is evidence of reviving industry and prosperity. "Everybody realizes that a new era has dawned for their land. The Bedouins can graze their flocks in peace :>nd security and husbandmen can till the soil with the knowledge that they �will not be reimbursed of the fruits + �*> DANCE THE REGULAR DANCE WILL BE HELD AT THE VETERANS' CLUB Friday Eve. Next Tickets 75c at Door There has been a big demand lor the new LINOLEUM Advertised at reduced prices We were very heavily stocked but have a complete assortment yet and offer these special prices for a few days. Printed Linoleum, per yard.............87He New Process Linoleum, per yard...........75c Inlaid Linoleum, per yard.............S1.621 > and.............................$1.75 Floor Oilcloth, per yard................62l/2c ALL THE NEW PATTERNS ARE 8HOWN. WE INVITE YOU TO CALL. C.G OLANDER 524 THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH Rumors that the mounted police ! may be removed from the west and ' used for special military duty have j been revived by statements recently i at Ottawa and Edmonton and members of "K" division are on the qui-vive tor any move that may be ordered. The fact that the cavalry, has been. used to good advantage on the western front has stirred up hope in their breasts, and they would not be surprised to get orders for special cavalry training any day. The possibility that they may be moved has also been the subject of discussion on the part of the city's old-timers. Robert Sage of the treasurer's department at the city hall, and one of . the oldest old-timers in the city, told the Herald this morning that several years ago there was talk at one time of removing "K" division to Macleod and closing up the barracks here. At that time a largely | signed petition of citizens was sent to Ottawa asking that, in the event of the barracks here being abandoned, the four city blocks on which they stand should be turned over to the city. He states that the government replied favorably to the suggestion at i that time, and thinks that, if the ! mountles should be sent abroad for ! military purposes during this war, j the citizens should approach the government to see that the barracks land should be handed over to the city. For Military Hospital The suggestion is also made that, if '%" division is called out, the land and Buildings should be set aside for military hospital purposes. It is known that it has been suggested to the military hospitals commission. Lethbridge has been passed up by the military hospitals authorities, and'as men are now returning to Alberta at the rate of 350 per month, it is felt that those from the south should be given attention in the central city of the south instead of being sent to Calgary and Edmonton and other places tar removed from their* families. Definite word as to the fate of the famous mounted police will therefore be awaited eagerly by Lethbridge citizens. ASSISTANT TO BAKER Washington, April 9.-The nomination of E. R. Stettinius of New York, as assistant secretary of war, was confirmed late yesterday by the senate. The nomination of F. P. Keppel for a similar position went over temporarily, although it is said tiiat there was no objection to his confirmation. PROMOTION BY SELECTION London, April 9.-King George has signed a Royal warrant providing that promotions to the rank of general in the British army shall be by selection instead of by seniority. This, it is said, will make it possible for a young officer who shows brilliant abilities as a leader, to jump over the heads of seniors in the service. MORE RETURNED MEN Hali rived" 3 Halifax, Apr. 8.-A hospital ship ar-yesterday with 650 wounded soldiers. In the party are forty officers. The ship will not dock till Tuesday morning, because of lack of room at the piers. The special commission formed to carry out the provisions of the Brest-Litovsk peace treaty has drawn up a programme 'for the restoration of postal and telegraphic relations with Germany. It has also ordered Russian mine sweepers to clear the mines from the Gulf of Finland and in the Russian pa|t of the Baltic The Largest Stock of Ladies' Suits, Coats and Dresses Ever Brought To This City THAT'S a pretty strong statement to make, but we are prepared to back it up with the goods; Smart Suits, Clever Coats, and a collection of skirts and dresses that is not surpassed in any of the big city stores for style, materials and values. We're doing a wonderful business in the Ready-to-Wear department, the result o{ our buyers trip to the Eastern style markets. Cumfy Cut Vests - - - - 45c The kind that won't slip off the Bhoulders. Last season goods. Get your summer's supply now. The new ones wiil cost more. Union Suits at.....75c Just 50 pairs of fine suits left from last year, cost $1.00 at least. Sizes ribbed cotton union The new stock will 36 to 40 only. Serpentine Crepe.....40c Fancy gingham plaid serpentine crepe for kiddies' dresses. Requires no ironing. The ideal cloth for children's summer dresBes. English Shirting.....35c Yard wide Shirting Madras. Neat stripe patterns. Guaranteed fast colors. The material is good for men's and boys' shirts, shirt waists, house dresses, etc. Worth easily 45c. Eden Cloth ...... 35c This cloth resembles Viyella flannel and is used extensively for pyjamas, gowns, shirt waists, etc. Colors absolutely fast, 10 different patterns. Jersey Silk $2.75 Brand new this morning. 175 yards of the fashionable-Jersey Silk, in the following colors: Old gold, paddy, geranium, and vleux rose, full yard wide. French Taffeta.....$2.25 200 yards of a high grade French Taffeta, full 38 inches wide, extra heavy quality, for dresses, coats, etc. Worth easily $2.75 a yard. Sateen Underskirts $1.25 Cheaper than you can buy the materials. 200 Sateen Underskirts, black only. On sale tomorrow morning at this low price. 200 Suits Ready Tomorrow! Priced from $15.00 to $65.00, and we give you our word that they're worth $5 to $10.00 more elsewhere The materials are poiret twill, all wool gaberdines, French and English serges. The colors are sand, navy, beige, gold, light and dark green and nigger brown. Everything that's new will be found in this extensive stock. Experienced sales people will be pleased to "try on" these garments for you. 250 Cloth & Fine Silk Dresses Serge Dresses as low as $10.50 and up to $30.00. Novelty Silk Dresses all the way up to $75.00. If you are thinking of buying a dress of any description we would advise you to give this store a visit tomorrow.'People tell us the dress stock surpasses anything they have even seen in this city. We know the styles, the materials, and the prices are right Lovely Taffeta dresses $15.00 to $25.00; fancy Foulard Silk and exclusive Georgette Gowns up to $75.00. Coats of Better Grade in Stock Some real Clever Coats of Finest All-wool Delhi cloth * priced from $25.00 to $50.00. } Swagger coats of the better grade that for style, fit and finish are in a class by themselves. No two coats alike and every one a masterpiece. Coats of the finest all wool materials in the new field grey and wet sand shades. Sizes 36 to 42. ALL GARMENTS ALTERED FREE OF CHARGE The "Corset Shop" tftteGty Offer You This Over 1500 pairs-^of high grade American and Canadian Corsets. The largest stock of Corsets in Southern Alberta to choose from. 43 Distinct Models for slight, average or stout figures. Nemo Corsets to fit any woman, $2.50 up to $6.50. Warners* Rust Proof Corsets, 18 models from $ 1.25 to $5.00. "Goddess" Lace Front Corsets, all new models, $2.50 to $5.00. "Elastic Top" Corsets for slight and average figures, $2.00 up. All kinds of Corset Waists, sizes from 2 years to womens. Brassieres of all kinds, sizes to 46, priced 65c to $2.00. Corset Laces, Sanitary Belts, and all other requisites. woNDERLIfT RYLANDS & CO. "The Busy Store" E, Travers, April 5.-The windstorm on the afternoon of Easter Sunday made a general mixup of the Pioneer Lumber yard at this place, many pieces being blown across the street and through the windows of the stores opposite. We are pleased to learn that the C.P.R. intends to build a new station house at Travers this summer. It Is surely needed. Mr. Mitchell and family of Lomond have moved here to take charge of the large new Ford garage owned by Mr. TesJky. Sergeant Harry Chapman has returned after three years' service in [the war and is going to try farming on his homestead. He has built a new house this spring and is now unloading a car of woven wire fence material with which to fence his farm. Price of Land. The price of land seems to be an interesting topic around here, although there are but few who ^ish to sell. We understand that Mr. Keen sold his half section tor $10,000 and we hear that 11. Charter bought a half section, known as the Pelcher farm, for $10,000. Some hold the price at $50 per acre and do not care spire can be seen for many miles. Several fine new houses have been built on the farms around here within the last year, all equipped with latest modern Improvements, which speaks well for the country. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. McCann left for Calgary last week to remain for a short tJme. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Elliot are happy over the arrival of a fine baby boy who came to them March 23rd. Miss Turner, our milliner and Pur-cell's most efficient lady clerk, has been very sick with an ajtack of "Grippe," which took her off duty for several days. We are glad to see her back at work again. Mr. Bradley, who was teller in the Standard bank of this place last year, is here on a visit to his many friends. Why not agitate the question of local telephones? We need them badly and should have them. The extra amount of gasoline we use running around with our motors to learn the news would pay for the telephone system in the country. REPORT ON IRISH CON-VENTIION London, April 9.-Premier Lloyd George announced in the house of commons this afternoon that the Ii-isli convention report had been laid on the table today. OFFER RESISTANCE. BIG , Comp-it Rust WERE REINSTATED Victoria, B.C., Apr. 9.-City troller Raymufr, IClty Enginee: and City Assessor Smith, wha have been suspended from their posts by Mayor' Todd since March 30, because they were absent from duty on Easter Saturday without leave were rein-! minion, it is stated last night by a vote of the city council. Their punishment was suspension for one week without pay. TURKISH CLAIM ' Constantinople, April 9.-After vio- INCREA8E IN POSTAGE OUTLAY. to sell at that figure. The Scandinavians have built a j lent fighting, says an official slate church in the Grain Ridge district i ment, Turkish troops have occupied that would do credit to a city. It is | the town of Van, on the east bank of of immense size and ita tall white , Lake Van, in Turkish Armenia. Ottawa.-An expenditure of $23.-174,601, for postage stamps during the fiscal year ending March 31st, 1917, is recorded in the annual report of the Postoftlce Department, which was tabled in the Commons. This expenditure is more > than three times as large as that of the similar period in 190G-7, and $1,719,424 greater than the year 1915-1(1. On March 31st, 1907, the issue of postage stamps was val-ued at $7,570,748. When compared with figures of the last fiscal year the increase in ten years amounts to $15,597,858. With vegartl to the number of dead letters originating in the Do-shown that a total of 214,450 letters belonging to this class were returned by the British PostoHlce during 1917. The United States Postofflce returned 188,281 letters, and other British colonies and foreign countries 14,131. This makes a total of 41fi,762 letters returned from outside, the Dominion, exclusive of registered letters which come into this class. London, April G.-According to a semi-official despatch from Moscow the following official statement has been issued there: "In reference to the landing of Japanese at Vladivostok the council of people's commissaries is undertaking political steps and at the same time orders all the Soviets in Siberia to offer armed resistance to an enemy incursion into Russian territory." WILL NOT STRIKE Calgary, April 9.-There Is no truth in the rumor' that Dominion Express employees in Calgary threaten to Ktrike, according to a statement mafla this morning by M. W. Hastie. superintendent of the Alberta district of the company. The spring traffic tb,is year has been exceptionally heavy, this official said, and this naturally resulted in the handlers having to \v;ork longer hours than usual. They were, however, paid overtime for this. NOT QUITE THE TRUTH Paris, April 8.-The official announcement yesterday that, no casualties resulted from ,that day's bombardment of Paris hy the Germans, says the Petit Parisjen, was not in strict accordance wiiii, the facts; It affirms that there weife victims-eight chickens. lJos A BIG L|03S New Orleans, La.,i April 9.-The plant of the GodchauK Sugar Company at Reserve, La., was destroyed, by firo today with a loss of nearly half a million ^dollars. / ;