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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX tup. LFTHMrunr.v. ijaily i�r.n.M.i> FIUDAY, AUGUST 17, 1917 More Now Suits and Coats, New Skirls and Drosses. New Fur Neckpieces. Mulls and Fur Coals, Now Voile. Silk, Georgette and Crepe do Ciiiuo Waists, Now Corsets and Hosiery, XctV Neckwear and Veilings. New IH'ess (iomls and Silks. Now Coalings. Linens, Flan-ncis. Flannelettes.'ele. ' AN EARLY INSPECTION OF THESE EARLY FALL LINES IS WELL WORTHY A VISIT TO THIS STORE TOMORROW IF FOR NO OTHER PURPOSE THAN TO GIVE YOU A CORRECT IDEA OF THE MOST AUTHORA-TATIVE STYLES AND EXCEPTIONAL VALUES OFFERED HERE. NEWEST CHEVIOT SUITS $27.50 to 537.50 NEWEST PLUSH COATS $35.00 to $50.00 NEWEST VELOUR COATS S25.00 to $40.00 NEWEST TWEED COATS $25.00 to $45.00 NEWEST NOVELTY SKIRTS $8.00 to $20.00 NEWEST SILK AND SERGE DRESSES $12.00 to $27.50 FINEST BROADCLOTH . .$3.0C BEST GABERDINE ......2.75 BEST CHEVIOTS ........2.50 FINEST WOOL CKEPE..2.0C EXCELLENT GRANITE . . 1.75 SILK DE CHINE ....... 1.5C DIAGONAL TV/ILL ...... 1.4C SERGES AND GRANITE. . 100 VIYELLA FLANNEL 35 nnd 95c TWEED COATINGS ..... 2.7: TWEED COATINGS ..... 3.5C POPLIN SILKS ......... 1.7C DUCHESSE -SILKS ...... 1.75 BLACK DUCKESSE 1.50 to 2.50 CAPTURE OF Hfti 70 ONE OF FIERCEST BATTLES OF WAR tin NEWEST VOILE WAISTS $1.48 to $5.00 NEWEST CREPE DE CHINE WAISTS $3.75 to $9.00 NEWEST GEORGETTE WAISTS 53.50 to $10.00 GOSSARD CORSETS $2.50 to $8.00 NEWEST GEORGETTE COLLARS 65c to $2.50 FINEST CASHMERE HOSE 65c to $1.00 BEST GUARANTEED GLOVES All Colors, $2.50 BENNETT FAVORS A' n i Ottawa. Aug. Ifi.-R. B. Bennett nf Calgary, continued tho debate on the Canadian Northern bill in the house. Ho declared that the fixed charges of the system were twenty millions a year and that it would be from i> to 7 years before the company could hope to pay and have any surplus. For himself he did not see in a receivership the bogey which some members professed. "If I had the task of deciding the matter," he said. "I should not have chosen that kind of legislation. 1 should have decided on a sta- eliminated and the system would truly revert to the people." Mr. Bennett maintained that Mackenzie and Mann had never put any of their own money into the. enterprise. Mr. Bennett said he could not support the Graham amendment, calling for the adoption of foreclosure proceedings. It would he, he said, a denial of the right of the Canadian Northern to establish the value of their property before a properly constituted tribunal. To his mind the proposals suggested revolution and anarchy. N'o man should be dispossessed of his property except by the process of the law. Mr. Bennett then declared that unless Sir Thomas White's proposals were amended, a most serious injustice would be done to the Canadian people, an injustice that could not be measured in money. There should be, he said, no introduction in the legislation of the pledges of C.X.R. stock. Third parties were being introduced into the matters with whom the government has no right to deal. The owners of the stock and the owners ttttory receivership. Though the Mackenzie and Mann control would be j only should be considered.-" Thepledg ---=--- � ---j es and the advanced money on the stock with full knowledge of the agreement entered into between the government and the C.X.R. in 1914. He wanted to know if the pledges would be In These War Times you want real food that contains the greatest amount of body - building material �t lowest cost. The whole wheat grain is all food. Shredded Wheat Biscuit is the whole wheat in a digestible form. Two or three of these little loaves of baked whole wheat with milk and a little fruit make a nourishing, strengthening meal. presented before the board of arbitrators who will fix the value of the stock. CANADIAN ARMY MEDICAL CORPS Made in Canada. NEW STRENGTH FOR LAME BACK. Xtffcr TtiU of La%c-looktd-ftr Pntcrivtia*. Dear Mr. Editor -1 Buffered forn feme back and a constant fired worn-oat feeling. At times I wai �liable to stand erect and scarce!} able to get around. It would usuallj come on at first with crick in sma.1 of my back. I took one box of Dr Pierce's Anaric Tablets and my baci commenced to get better soon attei Starting to take them. I did not bave to walk doubled over as I did before using the "Anuric." It ia the best, remedy I bave ever taken ioi what it is intended to relieve. I hope those who are in need oi Rich a remedy will give the "Anuria Tablets" a trial. (Signed) / A. G. Daakk. Note: Up to this time, "Aivarie" has not been on sale to tiie public, but by the persuasion of many patients and the increased demand for this wonderful hefdiiig tablet, Doctor Pierce has finally decided to put it into the drug itorea of this country within iniuiedi-Bin reach of all sufferers. Simply ask for Doctor Pierce's A.uuio Tablets. There can be no imitation. Every package of "Anuric" is sure to be. Doctor Viercu'o. You will lincl the signature on the package just as you do on Dr. Piente's Kavoritc Prescription, the cvcr-faniouB friend to ailing women, and Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, proven by yearn to be thd greateet general tonic, Send 10 ci-nts to Dr.V. M. Pierce, Buffalo, >1. Y., lor large trial package. At any rate don't give up hope ol Being cured of your malady until juet a few doses of " Anuric" have proven ttiat' it will make you feel like u different person. ; JJlWTpR^- Please insert thia letter in i conspicuous pjfwe in your p&pw. A unit of which there seems to be very little known, but which is never-! theless extremely essential to the well-being of any army, is the Army Medical Corps, and Alberta has contributed many men to r'uis branch of the service. The training depot at Calgary has sent overseas over 1200 men for this work, and drafts are being continually asked for. Those men from Alberta, just like every other branch of the service, have created a record for efficiency and bravery that is very admirable indeed. The fact that out of the 100 men required from Canada per month, Alberta is asked to supply 40, will serve to illustrate the value that is attached to men from this fair province, and speaks well for the training they receive at Victoria Barracks, Calgary, which is the headquarters for Military District No. 13. The training consists ol a certain amount of squad and company drill, and a thorough instruction in stretcher bearing. Throughout the day lectures in first aid and anatomy are given by experts in this line, and practical instruction in bandaging and first aid appliances, arc given the men of this corps. The Military Hospital for Military District No. 13, is managed by the doctors and men of this corps. Another most important part of the army medical corps' duties is in sanitary work in which the men of this corps are given minute instructions. The marvelous progress made along sanitary lines in tlie present'war, is apparent when it is remembered that never before in the history of the world's wars has there beer. les.-i epidemic or fever. The record is all the more striking owing to the fact that more men are engaged in this gigantic struggle than in all the world's wars during the past two hundred years. A little reflection will convince any intelligent person of the immeiiHe amount of work entailed in keeping sanitary conditions at the front in th* best possible shape, and the number of lives saved thereby. The best possible illustration of the voluminous work of the army medical corps is to remember that the Canadian soldier, from the time he enlists until the time he is returned to his country and discharged, is under the care of the Canadian Army Medical Corps in everything that affects his health. For further information apply lo the Recruiting Headquarters, Canadian Army Medical Corps, Victoria Barracks, Calgary. THE NATIONALISTS Ottawa. Aug. 1G.-'When the house met this afternoon Sir Robert Borden made the following statement: "My attention has been drawn to the statement that the Nationalist party of the province of Quebec is about to put a candidate in the field on its own behalf against Liberal and Conservative candidates, and I am told the suggestion is being made that there is some collusion between the Nationalist party of the province of Quebec and my government or the friends of my government in regard to this campaign of the Nationalist party. The suggestion is also made that because the friends of the present government and. the Nationalist party both opposed Sir Wilfrid Lauricr in the election of 1911 that there is now some connection or collusion ajjd that J my supporters and friends are in fact encouraging the Nationalist party of Quebec in the course which they are adopting. "I desire to make a most emphatic, unreserved and comprehensive denial of this. There is not and never would be a connection or collusion whatever between my friends and supporters, and those of the Nationalist party of Quebec. "I regard the attitude of the Nationalist party of Quebec in this war as unpatriotic, and I think it is the first duty of myself and my friends to assist in defeating that party and to prevent it so far as we are able from being in a position to exercise any power in Canada." London. Aug. It!.-Describing taking of Hill 70. the Daily Mall correspondent, at the front says: "Soon after dawn the Canadians had stormed and taken the whole of Hill 70. famous for one of the toughest struggles e\er fought by the Prussian (itnmls. Few battles have be ;ri launched against a more difficult front. The front covered by iho attack Is less than,two and a half miles long, to a depth of l.lim yards. The victory is complete and is acknowledged to be more telling than any present or prospective gain of ground. "The Canadians knew they would win. One of the first wounded come in insisted that he enjoyed go ing over. Another soldier had walked three miles with a hole Jn his shoulder as big as ;: cricket frail, carried himself quite gaily. | "All say that the barrage was most j scientific and made for the speed of : the advance. "Many of the charging troops ran rather than walked and the fastest men won the first rush. When the drumfire opened and the first flights ' of burning oil from our mortars had 1 burned away, the enemy swathed the field in smoke and airmen on both sides went blind. "1 watched the Germans slip into the low clouds and disappear. One captured officer said he was officially warned to be ready for an attack at �1 a.m. and was hoping his precautions were unnecessary when many men in his trench disappeared under the fury of our bombardment 40 minutes later. I am told by soldiers from the battle that an enormous proportion of the Herman dead and captured were mere boys, mostly Prussians of the K.5th. The Germans fought 'patchily.' Toward the north of the attack, strong garrisons holding strong fortresses are still keeping up an obstinate resistance. Further south, especially over Hill 70, knocked out of shape by successive bombardments, the they seldom' got close enough for fighting with the bayonet or bomb. Hour after hour thesa attacking troops Including tho Fourth Prussian Ouards, one of the elite divisions of the German army, were subjected to a frightful eoucetitr itlng fire from our artillery niv.l machine guns. Their losses were fright'ill. A veteran machine gun officer tells of having had as a target for an hour and a quarter enemy reinforcements coming up la columns tit fours for use In counter attacks. He said his men hilled more, Germans yesterday than they had seen altogether at any previous time. A prisoner said that the ground over which his battalion hail .idvanceil was thlckl/ strewn with dead. The Till Prussian division, which was in the line we attacked, no longer exists. Their losses during the several days prior /to the assault were very serious. Our fans so steadily swept their positions that ration parties refused to go tip and the men in tho trenches remained unfed. The ; total number of prlson�rs Is now con- j sklerably over four hundred. The, counter attacks ceased shortly after dark and our men slept on the ground , to | they had won and maintained! � during IK'hours of constant struggle ! against the best of Germany. The. j losses can still be spoken of as inod-I crate throughout the driving off of, I the counter attacks if often more! I costly than the original action. As: an illustration of the confused nature j of the struggle along this part of the i battle front 1 may refer to the ex- , perlenco of a colonel of an Ontario ; battalion. lie and an orderly were [ alone in a section of trench used us ; a battalion headquarters near the fir- '. ing line during one of the counter at- j tacks. A watchful observer had seen i a strong party of Germans using a communication trench on the flank mil making, their way to the rear of TO EAT ALL I WANT! Liitln Mary's incther la'.own how pure, how wholesome, hov muscle and bone building they fo:: her little girlie- ami they're jv.st an good for little boys nod grown up;:, too. Som-Mor Biscuit P ai^. 1 v\nin or ualtcd, in STKIPRD packager, only. *\vr Kiddies, also Royal arrowroot biscuits are tempting nnd healthful .-�*\ dainties. At your Grocer's J!onTH-Wr.sT Biscuit Co. LIMITED, Eclmemlon,Alfa. Vnnroiivrr.CalgarjsReginii, Sanknluon, 19 I' his battalion. lie was warned that the enemy were betwuen him n�id his supporting oartivlious. '!'ne colonel was calm, lie was also quick. Two | hours afterward lie told how he had tt> run for his life and send a messenger to his supporting battalion which attacked the adventurous enemy and wiped them out. on which he is -for, is in port for a we.-:,. While lie is not. at liberty to s ly milch. n:ic g.nhnr.-t from his letter th.r. uav.il lite i.i not without Its excitement. John Mel). Davidson received another pure bred lire! Hereford by express from across I lie line. Mr. Davidson is sparing no effort to make his herd one of the best In the province. Harvest Is in full swing. The rain of last Friday will be of value to late crops and pasture. All who have threshing1 outfits are getting them ready. Threshing will probably start in some cases next week. This is earlier than usual, and will permit C a larger amount of grain being moved before navigation closes on the lakes. Mrs. Lancaster and sons, Teddy nnd Illlly and Mrs. Paulsen and daughter, Phyllis, are returning to Calgary today after six weeks in Coahlale. Hov. .1. M. Kawcetl and family are expected to return tomorrow after six weeks of camp life in the mountains near Coleman. 'Pin- preaching services, will be resumed on Sunday as usual. SASKATOON CLEARINGS Saskatoon. Aug. Hi.-Bank clcaringa ?l,r>77,�:,0(i3. Prussians at first at-was taken cither fled or surrendered tack. This terrible hill in our stride." Frantic Efforts to Re^pke By Canadian Overseas Correspondent Canadian Army Headquarters in France, Aug. 16.-The taking of Hill 70 stirred the German higher command as nothing else has done on this front this year. Prince Hup-precht has made frantic efforts to recapture the lost positions and a grim battle was waged throughout the day particularly on and around IIill 70. Ten times the en/my came on but AT COALDALE (From Ooi* Own CuiTesp; H. Walton, Fort Saskatchewan. $10; Miss Klise rte Boer, ; G. S. Spurgin, Innlsfail, $20; I.O.D.E., Claresholm, ?77.r,f!; Alder-syde Women's institute, $2.0",; Soldiers' Comfort club, Micheehe, $10; H. Walton, Fort Saskatchewan, $5; Miss Kdith Baker, Calgary, $15; Mrs. John Lewis, Calgary, $2; AUlersydc Women's institute, $::.!)f!; Beddington C.F.A., $r,(j; R. Walton, Fort Saskatchewan, $5: Ladies' Patriotic society, Bankhead, $50. Total, ?:\!M-1.!H. 1i 8 NOTHING HAPPENED Montreal, Aug. Hi.-A letter written in French Was received today by Lord Atholatan in which he was warned that the Montreal Star building would bo destroyed by dynamltn this afternoon between 2.30 and :;.:iu o'clock; noth-Ins had happened up to 3.15, However. Newest Georgette ami Crcpe-dc-Oiine Waists at $5.00, SjHi.00, $7.00 and $0.00 New Tweed CoatH................... $1S.00 to $30.00 New Xehmv Coats.................. 20.00 to 10.00 New Broad detli Coats.............. .JO.OO to -W.Oi) 1 New Plush Coats 30.00 to 50.01) New Silk and Serge Dresses____$15.00 20.00 and 25.00, ew Fmtt New shapes In Muffs and Neck Pieces. Fox, Beaver, Sable, Wolf, Marmot, Bat and La nib. Coats In Rose, Paddy, Copenhagen, Melon, White and Navy. $3.75, $5.75, $7.50 and $0.00 Elegasnit Sfcripes In heavy Taffeta for skirts or dresses, 30 inches wide. Per Yard $2.50 Bonnett's French Taffeta In black, 30 inches wide. Per Yard $2.00 Also others at $1.75 and $1.00 p*l|||li||I ^ Come In and Look Over the New Styles Fourth Avenue South. ;