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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THUnSDAY. AUGUST 22, 1918 Irtli LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERALD PAGE NINE MILADI    PERabNAU    Mr. Tabor of Mmllcine VTnt was a Tl.iltor In tlin i-lty yostiloriiy. �M tt 9 Mr. King of MiifUctno Hat was In tlio city tor a short tlmo tlilH wcok. �   Sir. Walter Tloblo has roturned to Calgary after a briof visit In tlio city. �   Miss Margaret Dunuan loft yesterday morning :or Los Angeles. Call-fornin, to visit Ti'inds for some time, f V  Miss Francos Virtue loft on Tues-'day for Ottawa and New York. At Itic latter place slio will enter St. Luke's hospital to take her training as a nurse. , .�'�. Rev. Chna. Baker has returned from Ponetlcton. II. C. whore .ho has spent Ecvoral weeks. * * � Mrs. F. U. Marshall of 417 7th St. *outh has as her guest, her sister, WI.4S Robitt of N'urth Uattlcford. * � � Miss Scholzhauor. who has boon the guest of her ijister. Mrs. H. C. C. Salmon for the summer, loft yesterday morning for California. ginning of the week from spending a holiday at Proctor, B. C.    Mr. and Mrs. R. Mallen are spending a short holiday at Banff.' m m m Mr. and Mrs. A. S. NImmo, tho'ir little daughter Mabel, and Miss Kdlth Conibnn motored Into the city Tuesday via Macleod from Calgary. They returned homo today by way of Vulcan. Mr. Nlnuno expressed himself as agreeably surprised at the splendid appearance of the crops. , SOCIAL EVENTS Miss Violet Sargent of has arrived In the city, where she will enter In traliring in the hospital. > at � ' Rev. Dr. .1. Wllklo has left Vancouver for India, sailing on the Empress of Japan. * � � :\IiaK Blanche Hilling Is spending a holiday In Pernio, B. C. *   Mrs. Judd Virtue, of l,othbrldge. and Mrs. E. Barnetl. of Macleod, are In the city tor a few days. Mrs. Virtue is on her way to the coast where she will reside while Mr. Virtue Is attached to the Uoyal Flying Corps at Toronto.-Calgary Herald. * * * Miss Bruce. Avho has been the guest of .Mrs. Charles McKIUop, has roturned to Manitoba. * 4 ft The Rev. and Mrs. Cragg are entertaining tho Rev. Dr. Bland for a tew ilays. They left this morning for Waterton lakes, where they will remain until Saturday. Dr. Bland Is .remaining over tho Sunday to preach n Wesley church morning and cven-�Ihg. *  * Mrs. E. Salmon returned at the be- Tho Primary Classes of tho Baptist church were royally entertained yesterday afternoon when thoy were taken for V. delightful auto ride to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Duncan about night miles south of tho city. About twonty-flvo happy children wore taken out and enjoyed the outing to tbei utmost.    �  i- CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES > * > The Eastern Star will meet in tho Rod Cross rooms for sowing tomorrow Blairmoro afternoon. Arrangements liavo boon completed by tho management of the Holy Cross hospital In Calgary to permit students enrolled in the special school of nursing In connection with that institution to complete tho ;!-year course in two years. >vhere it is the Intention of tho pupil to continue In the work after the course is completed, or to engage In any form of war nursing. * * * Tlio executive of the Next of Kin afo asked to moot at tho exhibition grounds at S o'clock on Saturday afternoon to serve refreshments at tho Veterans Picnic for soldier's dependents. -   Tlio Calgary Normal School opened for tho fall term on Tuesday, October 20th. piles at headquarters at Culgnry; "i am sure that your members will all realize In reading the long list of casualties which have appeared within the last few days In our newspapers how great is tho present iiocmI of supplies, Unfortunately our shipments for the past two months all over tho provlnciJ have not been as largo as usual owing to the fact that tho women have been away or busy on other things. Wo therefore make an appeal to all our branches to do what they can to make up this shortage in supplies and help us not only to keep tho supplies up to tlio average but to Increase them in proportion to tho needs'of tho hospitals overseas." m *  The following articles were shipped from the I.ethbrldge Rod Cross to Calgary on Aug. L'l: 7S suits pyjamas, 42 day shirts, !)fi trench caps, 48 ward shoes, ISO binders, 12 pneumonia Jackets, 132 personal property bags, 4R T bandages, 84 pairs socks. .lOO handkerchiefs, l.iG head bandages, 24 bed pan covers, tiOl^^ khaki slings, 'M'l surgical slings, C dressing gowns, ?S surgical stockings,! 18 bath towels, 72 operating gowns, 60 pillow slips, 42 sheets. 120 wash cloths, l,"i(i towels, li nurses' aprons. Total 1S12 articles. Mrs. McKlllop, Mrs. Stewart.    ? ? : ? ? ? ? ? > ? : : ? ? : ? ? � * : food board flashes ? ? for feminine folk , ? ! ? ? > ? ; ? ? > ? RED CROSS NOTES. ? ? The following Is an extract from a letter received by tho local branch from Mrs. Waagen, director of aup- There isn't a leaf of common tea in a ton of it. and being stronger it really is the most economical to use in your home. Blue Ribbon-British grown tea. 1* Nine-tenths of all the rice eaten In tho wOrld Is eaten by the Asiatics and out of a total world's production of 162,000,000,000 pounds the Orient grows 159,000,000,000. To the great masses of Asiatics, rice is both bread and meat. The United States produces ^ more than 700,000,000 pounds of rice, ^ which is a mere drop In the bucket! ^ wlien compared with tho tremendous i ^ denial!'', in the East for this cereal. Rico is available on the Canadian ; ^ market, and It can bo used as a sub-|^ stitute lor wheat iiroducts. It is one of tho best and most nourishing ot cer-l'*'^ eals. ' .;. .;. ? : ? : ; > the defeat of the submarine BOOTS AND SHOES FOR ALL AGES the; foot toggery SCHOOL SHOES It's time to think about this necessary part of your children's dress. To got valuo for your money these days it Is necessary to look (or quAllty rather than price, A smaU Increased coat gives you so much more wear va;iuo that It pays twico over to consider quality first, price second. r V , � We have tho best iln values the market produces tpr glrl�, boys and cblldron. > . " W. J. Nelson and Co. COR. THIRD AVE. A SEVENTH ST. OUTH-SHERLOCK BUD6.- ? Can It Be Made Absolute? : ? ? : : : : : : : : : : > (By Arthur Pollen In tho London Chronicle.) The recent IT boat inva-^lon ot American waters has been so successful in tonnage sunk, without any niipar-yn't compensatiu'j loss of subma.'ines, that we may be finite sura that ;i will bo repeated on a more ambitious scale. Wa can. 1 think, he equally sure that the scale cannot be incr9'.i-,ei without ths risk to U boats being mugniricd out of all proportion. For the Amer-icau Navy Depjirnnriut will certainly see that the coast-wise and Caribbean trafflc is, so to speak, canalised and, It necessity arises, will extend convoy protection to its more important units. This incident lends a new Interest to the whole problem ot Jefoat-Ing the conscienceless attempt to paralyse the world's trafflc, and onco more provokes us to ask the question; Is the absolute and complete defeat ot the subii-.arlne a practical possibility? In spite ot what the Navy has done and ot the very changed condition of things today from what they wore a year ago, the problem is still intensely Horious. Speaking at Edinburgh a week or two ago, the Prime Minister conllrrjied, with the full authority of the Admiralty, what some observers had aready boon rash enough to Inter from the pubialied figures. Ho told from t lie published llgures. 1 le told us that tho Gorman submarine, still a nuisance. Hardly more though no longer a menace, was than a year ago It was a menace of appalling dimensions., Tho German plan and tha German expectation was to destroy a million tons of British shipping a month and to Irigh ten all neutral shipping oil' the seas. For two weeks in tho month of April 1917, the enemy attained this rate of destruction and, indeed, surpassed it. In the three months, April, May Juno, he sank between 1,300,000 and 1,400,000 tons ot British Bhipplng alone, and very nearly i�00,000 ot neutral ami Allied shipping. To call this a "menace" only Is to understate the case. It was a senteuco ot death-It it could have continued. Today not only Is he Binking much less than half ot this, but w.ltli American help wo are building nearly twico as mucli tonnage us wo were building then. Clornuuiy's immediate strategic aim, then. Is defeated, lor Allied tonnage Is growing and not diminishing. Anti-German Cargo Loss. But It tho word "menace" understated the position ot a year ago, the word "nulaanco" undorstatoB tho present, posttion. For in tho month ot April tho world lost over 300,000 tons of shliiping and cargoes to corrnspond. Herr Deruburg,- In his rocjeiit spooch, said that the average caiigo ton was worth .eHB. and that it cost JESO to replace a ton of shipping. At this rate the submarine war has already cost the antl-Oerman world over �1,260,-000,000, and must now be (taxing ub at the rate ot over �300,000,000 a year. .The economic loss, tho dislocation of plana, and th^ embarrassment to our 'military action Involved-all ot these are rabat formidable dlsttdvantages, and the enemy can still impose them on us. Tho nuisance, then is In the vulgar phrase, un "a.v;irti)V tKiisanca," THE CHILDREN'S "Ready to Wear" Department is ropliic with such a dainty and serviceable airay of garments. Perhaps you have cxjurlpiurcd .snmo difficulty in former seasons in securing just what you wanted for the lililc oiio. Not so this fall if you visit "Till! I lay," and the prices -surely economy may lie effected here. we have beautiful little coats ill such a varioly. us fur instance-Black Plush, Burella Clolli. ISlankct. Cloth, Velour, Invisible Plaids, t'liiiuliilla. etc.. In all the desirable colors, at ijric'ca ranging from S8.25 the range of children's dresses In Serge andVelvet is iiniloubtodly the best wo have over shown. \\r havn them in all sizes from 2 to 14 ycais. and at prices rising stej) by step accordiiiK to size, from MOTHERS! Do you make your own children's clothes? Yow can bring REAL ECONOMY to bear here, and our piece goods section is in a position to help you In the variety it has to offer you, and equally us important in the HXTRA STRONG VALUES we can place before you. Horo are just a few ex-amplps, and they jire values we are Justli-jiroiid of. blanket cloths in grey, red and navy for fall and winter c:oats. 6-1 inches .wide. At prices from $2.25 to ........................... 4.50 S6.50 Another very useinl item in tho � child's wardrobe is a NAVY SERGE SKIRT. Wo have one of a uplcndid (|uiility and beautl-fully kilted in sizes 10, 12 and 14. for S4.75 tew of the many Thtv above are only a lines we carry. come 'and"see tTiE others BOYS'FALL SUITS Never before have wo stocked such a comprehensive range of these goods and at such a moderate price too. Amongst otliers wo would specially mention a Boys' Corduroy Suit for the little ones from 4 to 0 years old. It comes ill colors Navy Blue and Bnv.vn, ami is priced at $5.50 to $6.00 according to size. MACKINAW COATINGS, and remember, l',4 to 1% yards will make a coat for a child from 5 to 7 years old. These are all wool, in beautiful plaid effects and In ail colorings. 54 inches wide. Ranging in Price to.....$5.50 54 INCH WIDE BLANKET WEAVE AND CHEVIOT CLOTH for either suits or coats in green, brown, navy, seal, grey. plum, black, burgundy and biscuit. There are no two lengths alike in these goods. a r A from, yard, $3.50 to .............. fl.Ov DON'T FORGET THEIR HOSIERY Very hard to procure this season for the average merchant. But wo are In a very fortunate position, having bought early and, wisely. So you may reap the benefit. One' line only have wo space to mention from among our tremendous slock, but It certainly IS worth a place in this advertisement. "LITTLE DARLING" HOSIERY in tan, black, red, white, cream, sky and pink. Prices Per pair, 55c to 75c KEEP THEIR FEET WARM .N'olhliig is so essential, and you can Insure this by utilizing "The Bay" at a cost unapproachable elsewhere. children's "buster brown" BOOTS made of stout gunmetal and box calf, with chrome' leather sole and toecaps. Button style. Sizes ,S to lOVJ. for $3.89 girls' "buster brown" boots In patent leather, box calf and gunmetal- button style, guaranteed to bo absolutely solid leather. Sizes 11 to 5%. for $4.59 v. boys' "buster brown" boots, made of heavy Elk, gunmetal and kangaroo. No. 1 grade, and will stand any amount ot hard wear. Sizes 2 to 0. for $4.29 MISSES' "CLASSIC" FOOTWEAR in gunmetal, patent leather and box calf bluchers; also in kid buttoned, and in buttoned patent with cloth tops. Very* neat and stylish footwear. All one price. Sizes 8 to lOMi Sizes 11 to 2 . . $2.99 $3.89 "JUNIOR TOPPER" COATS Very smart, warm and serviceable Is this "Junior Topper" Coat In tweeds and worsteds. It is trimmed with a velvet collar, and made for boys from 5 to S years old. Prices $7.75 to $11.00, according to size. I -VALUE IS THE KEYNOTE OF OUR NEW FALL GOODS' so bad in fact that we are compelled to ask if the measure."; that have ended tho submarines as a menace can bo expected to put an end to it altogether, oi; at least so greatly hamstring it-if you can hamstring a creature that has no hind legs!-that its depredations can be expected to be negligible? To answer this question Involves examining liow the efUciency of the submarine has, in tuct been halved during tho last 12 montlis. Wo can then judge whether, any or all of the methods employed bear In themselves tho hope of a eoinplelo and radical cure ot this ghastly evil. Tho anti-submarine campaign may bo divided into two sides. One consists ot measures of dotonce-as interposing between tho submarine and its intended victim, with a view to defending that victim by sinking or threatening to sink llio submarine. The other consists of iiiensuros of of-fenco-namely, either mothods of tlnd-ing the submarine iwhcn at largo and then pursuing it till U is dealroyed-or methods which, if the submarine tries to get to sea, will automatically block his passage, or linally stopping It from putting to soa. Tho llrst involve tho tactics of defence, tho second tho tactics ot oiTenoo. The tactics of dcfonco are made up as follows: (1) Tho convoying ot ships by destroyers, sloops, trawlers and sub-murines. (2) The arming of merchant ships. '.;t) Tho careful idowing of cargoes, so that ships when hit remain afloat. ,(4) Cnmoutiage. Tlip tactics of offence consist of: (5) Dincoverlng tlio submarine by aircraft or hydrojihone and thei) running It down by destroyers and annihilating it by depth charges. (0) Stalking submarines at night when they have to come to tho surface to recharge their battorios. (7) The malntmuinco ot mine barrages across ro,utos which submarines must take to got to their field ot operation, (S) Tho destruction ot tho bases from which tho submarines issue. (1) Of the llrst group the most of-toctlvo and-if historical prafcodant should be a guide to policy-tho most obVlouB Is tq f[i;(>up t,ho ships \Wi^ to attack into squa'dfiops aUidiBgndijUiQin throuph tho "danger'zoiif) ur.der tho convoy oC vessels possessing the right' urmaraoht tor dealing with submar 5 KILLED IN lORNADOATIYLER Tyler, Minn., Aug. 22. -Between thirty and thirty-tive persons were killed and'more than 100 others injured by the tornado which struck Tyler about 10 o'clock last night and tore the town to pieces in a twinkling. Twenty-seven bodies have been identilled. A tornado tore tiirough the heart of tlio town, sparing only ono building, a motion plcUiro thoalrn In which '200 persons were sheltered. Tho greatest loss of lite was In a restaurant. lOigh-toon persons wore in tho place when tlio brick walls collapsed. Sixteen woro killed and the otbor two wore seriously injured. inn?,, and the speed and handiueas that will (>nable them to use that armament with the required rupidliy. (11) The less fclYectivo and tlieorcticiilly Inferior measure of defence is to ai'm tho merchant ship itself w;t;i guns. This nicasure Is technically iiiofticien:, became tho gun Is not thti best weapon t:j u,-o against the submarino, aud, fur-thur, it ij less etfoctlvn v^hon carried In a alov,' than in a rapid craft. It Is thoorniically Interior, bocauso It leads to a dispersion ot force, tliat is guns. (Ill) N'.-. passive detonco against torpedoes, that is protect ng ship.'i b.V iiotu or otherwise, hns hnon found which � can make a hit Innocuous, though much lias boon i"no la finding Wiiys of so slowing cargo tliat ships v/lll keep afloat after hoin;! hit, wiiilo (Iv) _caiuouflago at time^ l.s protoi'-llve I'jy proventin,'? tho suhmarlno seeing Ih'o merchantman until It Is too late to inanoouvro into a tavorjihlc position for attack. In a future article 1 will dcwil with the qiii'Mdon of convoy, and with Ihn most suitable convoyIi:i? vcsseln, and then proceed to tho di'-.cuHsion ot tho offon&lvo Watch Friday's Herald tor purtic-nla,rs of Short Notice Auction Sale, Wnddliigton's AuoWon Uooma,-Advt, : ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? >?��?? ? > ? ? � ? ? Kgg3 preserved when they are abundant and cheap means a supply next winter when they may reach extremely high prices. Late summer is not too late to preserve eggs, but care must be taken that thay are stricly fresh. Two mehods ot preserving eggs are recommended by spoolallats. Water-glass Method. . Ij'se I quart of sodium silicate to !) quarts ot water that has been boiled and cooled. Place tho mixtuhe in a 5-gallon crock or jar. This will be sulll-cioul to preserve 15 dozen oggs; and the (luantlty needed to preserve a larger number of eggs will bo la proportion. ' First, .select a S-galloii crock and dean it thorouglily, after which it should he scalded and allowed to dry. Second, boat a quantity of water to tho boiling point aud allow It to cool. Third, whon cool, measure out 9 quarts ot water, place in tho crock, and add 1 quart of sodium silicate, stirring the mixture thoroughly. Fourth, place'the eggs In the soUv tlou. Bo vory careful to allow at least 2 Inches of the solution to cover the eggs. Fifth, place the crock containing the jiresorved eggs In a cool, dry place, well covered to prevent evaporation. Wuxod paper covered over aud tied around tho top ot the crock will answer this purpose. When water glass cannot be obtained tho following methods' may be used In it.s stead. Many consider this method entirely satlafactory, though Instun cos are known In which eggja so pre served, huvo tasted slightly ot lime. Lime Method. Dissolve 2 or S pounds ot unslaked Ume.ln o eallona of watel' that has) j)revlously boon boiled and allowed to cool, and allow the mixture to stand until the lime siattlea and the liquid la clear. PJaco clean, fresh eggs Jn a clean earthenware Jug or keg and pour tho clear Ilmowater Into the vessel imtU the oggs are covered. At l^apt 2 Inches of the suliitton should cover tho top layer ot eggs. Soroetlmos a pound ot salt Is used with the lime, but erperlence l>a9 shown that In general the lime without th(j salt is more satisfactory, CLOSEliijiTE OFU.S.,PETROGItAD Washington, Aug, 22,-Becauie the BolshevikI government declared a state of war exists between Russia and the United States, Vice 'Consul Imbrie has lowered the United States flag over the consulate at Petrograd, closed the consulate and placed the affairs of the United States In charge of the Norwegian government. ' Americans in Petrograd, of whom there are appV^)xln1ataly 20, have been warned to leave the country by the vice-consul. Their' houses were searched, one of them is under arrest and one is In hiding. USTENTOTHIS! SAYS CORNS LIFT RIGHT OUT NOW You reckless men and women who are postered with corns and who have at least once a week Invited an awful death from lockjaw or blood poison are now told by a Cincinnati authority to use a drug called freezone, which tho moment a few drops are applied, to any corn, the soreness Is relieved and Boon thi) entire corn, root and all. lifts out with .the fingers. It Is a sticky other compound wMch dries the moment it Is applied and simply shrivels tho corn without Inflaming or even irritating t)ie sur^ rounding tissue or skin. It Is claimed that a quarter ot an ounce of trees-one will cost very little ut any ol the drug stores, but Is suftlclent to fid one's feet ot every hard or soft cora or callus. ^ ' ^ You aro further .warned that c�t� ting a corn is a suicidal habit,-Adl> ;