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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, Aur.ijsrr). mis THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERALD PAGE NINL TUESDAY WASH GOODS DAY at "THE BAY" Palm Btach Suiting A lovely" range of this popular material in plaids, stripes and self colors. 36 inches wide. Fancy Voiles In a charming array of fancy figurings of brown and grey tone effects. This is full 40 inches wide. REGULAR 95c FOR 79c REGULAR 50c FOR Special A line of POPLINS In Biixe blue, palo iiluo and .salmon pink. Also ,1 pieces of Kopp Goods In Baxo, pink and soda. Kegulur and flue. re-850 FOR Figured Voiles This is a beautiful tan and green combination of unique design. Also 40 inches wide. REGULAR 95c FOR 69c We Fully Expect Tuesday to be a BANNER For what could be more enticing during this hot spell of weather than the prospect of securing cool, delightful washing material for a summer frock or blouse at such nominal prices as are quoted here. -TliP.sc arc all this season'K comla and perfectly .froBh-no reason at. all to rfdu'c ilic, prices o.xcopt that stock taking i.s ove/ and wc iin not wish to carry thura over to the next iiivintory. 36 in. Voiles A very dainty range of self voiles in three colors only. Sky. green and sand, and at a special price to clear. 36 in. Voiles An assorted clearing line in white stripes, plaids, checks and fancies. The colorings are too varied to detail. REGULAR 75c FOR 49c REGULAR UP TO 85c FOR Ginghams 20 pieces only m this line to go at 1 7*/2C yard. A very varied range of checks, stripes and self colors. You must see these. SPECIAL PRICE 17k YARD Ginghams A most handsome silk striped gingham in lovely combinations of peach with rose, blue and purple, and grey and blue. Nothing prettier on the market. REGULAR 75c FOR Cream Serge Only a very limited quantity of this useful material left. The regular price runs up to $2.25 yard, and it is 42 inches wide. Be early t" secure you share of this Ijargain. REGULAR TO $2.25 YARD FOR YARD ^ yd. Special "Ask for No. 5291." Butcher's Linen Finish Suiting. 3S Inches wide. Regular 35c. SPECIAL AT 250 yard � : : : : : : ? > � �; * ? POOD BOARD FLASHES ? : FOR FEMININE FOLK ? ? ? 1 .\ro you in the "aonalblo" buyer cla.ss or aro you one of the great crowd of Indifferent buyers who leave selection to their dealers? The sensible buyer does her buying at first-hand-and not over the tele-. phono. She goes out with her basket and piol{.s what she wants. She encourages the cash and carry system and slio bsHoves in the groceteria. She buys what Is In season. She does not lot herself bo beguiled by the tiling that looks teinptlug. She encourages tho fish store all she can bbcauso fish spoils conservation of niout. She studios tho commercial liago as religiously as sho does tho woman's page because there she lllnds the market prices. , Sho adds tho final touch to sensible buying by steering clear as far as pos-Biblo of wheat products, of beet and oC bacon. By such means she Is becoming not only a sensible but also a patriotic buyer, �  * � � �>� ?  : C' �� � � ? CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES ? �� : > > * � � ; > ? �>>� The regular mooting of the JIaJor Jack llosa Chapter I.O.D.B. was held In the K. P. hall Friday evening. $130 was voted to tho Frank Sanitarium, $100 for tlie Balfour Sanitarium, $100 to tlio Red Cross, and $150 to the Serbian. Macedonian and Montenegrin Relief fund. It waa decided to rent cushions during Chautauqua week at a small fee.   � Mrs. Hodlund's section of the He-bekahs will not meet'at Henderson Park tonight hut will meat later In tho week.  * � On August Clli tho Adult and Young People's BIblo Class of United Church Siinday School aro giving a birthday social on the grountja ot tho United Church hall at 7 o'clock in tho evening in honor of tho members of the two classes. Names are, as follows: Mrs. T. Shaw, Mrs. Ford, Mrs. Hawortli, Mrs. Fred Holmes and Master John Miller, whoso birthdays fall in this month. The procoods will go towards charitable causes In Lethbrldge. A good program of songs, readings, etc.. Is provided. KING m OUEEN WW MMki W!IH EOllORS SAD OROWNING Ubis meek in the Ctt^ Cburcbes Knox.-Mr. Scott of Milk Rlvor will preach at both services next Sunday. Wesley-Thursday at 3:00 p. m.. Collectors of tho Ladles' Aid meet In Ladles' parlor. Friday ut 8:30, MODllUy mooting of the official board. Tfc� eeout meeting Is withdrawn tor tliia week, but will moot on Tuesday ov�nIng,ut next week. United-Monday at 8:30, inoeting ot the session in the hall. TiioHday at 7, a BOClBl wlJI bu ifAvon by the ad-ilt l.,ondon. .'>.- I'nUowhig the visit of the editors to liucklngham I'alace, M.R. Jennings, editor of tho Kdnion-ton Journal, si:id: "It was indeed a iirlviloge for the Canadian newcpiipm' representatives to have met tlic King and Queen and the Princess .Mary. The informal char-actor of the occasion and their familiarity with Canadian conditions was extremely pleasing (o tlio aienibor.s of the party, wlio won' grouped according to provinces. I'res.s delegates from east to west wore afforded in turn an opj)ortunity for intlmalo discussion of tlieir own ricctlons of Canada. The crop situation in the west was not, however. I lie only subject tor discussion, although its importance was hirgoly recognized in tho present crisis, in addition to the services of the t:;ana(iliiii army tho King paid high tribute to tho young Cana-(llaiis who had joined (ho Royal Navy. Although born far inland these young Canadlan.s sm^.m to liave i)rosorved the traditions of the sea and are rapidly becoming export as gunners and seamen.' Tho King roMiarkod that assurances were cloar as to Canada's dotormination to continue in tho struggle until a satiisfactory settlement was gained and paid special tribute to ilie courage and saci'lfli^i's of, the I'^ronch at my. Ilia pleasure was made clear at the knowledge that .Vmoricans worp in the war wllli siicli doflnlte purpose and Sucli gallant spirit. It. is perhaps betraying no military secret to repeat one stalemoiit made by the King who aald that In reply to a (luery of his ad-dross Friday to an American general as to how many fighting men troni the Hulled States could lie depended upon without seriously aft'octlng tho esaen-tlal operations at liomo and without jeopardizing tho spirit ot the people, he was told that at least an ari^iy of 15,000^.000 men were eager and willing to tako thoir part and would bo forthcoming It necessary." ! Little Lad Fell Into Elk River -Father is at the Front and young pooi)le'a departments at the hall. Wodnesdny at H, prayer mooting In the church parlor. Thursday at 2:;il), tho Ladlen' Aid meeting. Friday at 8:30, (iiuulorly official board of the church meets in th'o hall. St. Mary's-Tuesday o'denlng at 8:30, toachors' incoling In the parish hall. .Wednesday at 7:15, Boy Scouta meet In tho Wesimlutilor school gyni-naslum. Friday at X, intercession service. Christian - Wednesday aO 2:30, Ladies' Aid moot at tho homo ot .Mrs. C. a.-. Farrow, ;i05 7th Avo. Wednes-ilay at, 8, prsiyar meotliySaf9llQ)vgi\ -by tht) ijieotlng of the oflMal boufdr ChrlitUn Science-Wednesday ii 8, roKiilftr testimony meeting. (.>5|>aclal to the Ucrnld) Fernle, Aug. 1.-A most lamentable drowning accident occurred in West Kernic last Friday afternoon when the three-year-old little boy, sou of Mr. and .Mrs. Geo. Townaend, fell into Flk River and disappeared without being noticed by hia playmates. Search waa at once Instituted for the body liut without success until 2:30 o'clock lliia afternoon when Provincial Constable .'ilc.Nally, nocunipau-ied by Major Gray, a neighbor boy, found the body at tho edge ot a logjam about five hundred yards down stronui from where the child had disappeared. Tlie father of the little follow is at the front, serving in the 2nd CM.R., and there are left five children to mourn with thoir grief-stricken mo-tltor, the loss of thoir little .brother, who wa three years and three months of age. The oldeat child, a girl, ia t'oiirteeii, and the youngoat, a little boy, two and a halt years old. .Mr. Tovvnsend was a jnlner before going to tho front Fn the 103rd Battalion, and had lived for several years in West Fornlo. Tho story told by the children who were at the river bank when the drowning look place Is somewhat confused, but as near as can be judged from tho eurroundings, tho little boy was playing beneath a large stump which overliung tlio bank, hiding him from the view of his playmates when tlie.v were on top of the bank, and whllo they were out of sight ho must have ventured out into tho stream -w'here the current ran swiftly, and was'swept out of sight betoro tho others returned to where they had last seen him. There is no doubt aa t� the accidental nature of tho sad occurronco, thorp being no Inquest held upon fhrf body which was at once taken .to the undertaking parlors ot Ooorgo Thomson where It will be in-epared for burial. Tho sympathies ot tho whole community go out to tho bereaved mother and father, so far from his dear ones, and to the llttio brothein and sisters ot tho bright little boy whoso llfty light haf( H(i. Buddonly gone out. I The Grahd Trunk ponaiun plan retires its employees when they have reached the age of Ii5 years. Tlio pon-bIou committee liaa power to rotiro thom at sixty years of ago. No pension Is at a lawor rate thw $200 por annum, the annual alloM��ce being cal-cnlatod at one per cent, for each year lot continuous fiorvlco on lbo,hlBhQ8t I average rate ot o^rnlngR. Tho om-iloyeos make no conlHbutlon to the :uud LLSIILLSING "GOD SAVE KING But Will Sing One Verse of "O Canada" First ' War Veterans' Association that whenever tho National Anthem is .luug it be preceded by the singing oC one verse of 'O Canada'." FORCE SERBS TO Toronto, Aug. 5.-In , a disptitch sent out by this service on August 2, It was! stated that the Great War Veterans' .\ssociatlou have decided to replace the British National Anthem, "God Save the King," with "O Canada" at the close ot branch meetings. The toregoing was not tho Bgnse ot tho resolution passed by tho convention, which roads aa follows: "That tho singing of one ve^ee ot "O Canada" precede tho singing ot the Natlnnai Anthem at the Dominion convention and that this convention recommend to the branches of the Great London, Aug. 5.-It is learned from a trustworthy Serbian source that a notice calling up all the Serbian maic population between the ages ot 17 anil 55, has been published in a Belgradn newspaper. This new outrage upon the unprotected Serbian population appears to mean the collective forced recruiting ot Sorblani for the purpose of collecting ot the harvest for tUb Austro-llungarlan military stores. It is possible that in. the very near future farmers may be unable to purchase coal In London, Ont., without first seciirtng a permilt from City li'uel Controller McCallum. Lethbrldge Chautauqua August 12th to 17th inclusive SIX JOYOUS DAYS A Limited Number of Season Tickets are on sale by the committee until noon ot the opening day at $2.50. Wiir tax extra. After that time they advance to $3.00. They are transferable only within tho owner's immodiate faiiilly. Single Admissions to the rarioiia sessions amount to nearljr three tl'nes the coal of a season ticket. F.ven though you attend but a fow iiiiinboiM. it is economy to buy a season ticket. CUiUlren't single admissionB approximately halt price. Write or see W. J. LLOYD, Sherlock Building Lethbrldge. The Home Town Spirit Contributed to Dominion Chautauqua Talk by Ned Woodman* of "Life" and "Judge" Fame 1 put tho pep and Blngor In the burg that I inhabit. I try to drive away tho wrong; 1 see tho good and gnvb it. I pavo tho st-flotfl and- light 'em up and keep 'nm nicely laundered, r guard the public budget so tho money won't bo squandored. I make a largo and joytul nolso that oil tho vior\(i may hear It. Please lot me Introduce myself,-I am tUo Homo Town Spirit. I advocate oicU outerprlse to benefit tho people; I build the bridge, the water tower, the smokeBtttok and the Btoepie. The factory and boapital arise at my Buggestion. I force the righteous settlement ot every public aues-tlon. The churches, schools and reading rooms 1 boost by word and action and drop my money In tho hat .with Joy and satisfaction. The best 1h not too good lor tVilB community I live in, for I'm tho Home Town Spirit and I'm not afraid of givin'. 1 gladly sign tho contract and I huatle like tarnation to bring the big Chautauqua here Avith all its Inspiration. To spread th^ gladsome news abroad I'm tireless in iny labors. 1 boost tlie seasQU ticket sale among my friends and neighbors, I pound my drum and cymbals and arouse enthusiasm and drive the pessimistic blues from anyone who has 'em. Success la oura; it's boutad to be; there's nothing that can queer.. It. Three cheers for me, for 1 am he,-r the good old Home Towu Spirit. 2534 88 ;