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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAltV HERALD THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, If Clarke's First Complete of Suits and Coats In a Special Display and Sale on Friday and Saturday Together with an exceptionally attractive week-end bargain list contributed by every department in the store, featuring the lowest, pi-ices of all summer stocks and many early arrivals which were specially purchased for Fall as well. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY will be two of the most interesting days featured here in a long- time, not only on account for low prices as well. Friday-Saturday Special Bargains White Flannelette lOc. Regular 15c value Sheets Large size, white and grey Wash Suiting 19c. Worth up to 35c Crepes and Bedfords 33c. Worth up to 50c Hair Line Striped Serge 75c Regular value Children's Kimpna Flan'tte 20c. Dog's Head patterns, different colors Prints and Ginghams lOc 15c value, the balance of the stock Clarke Go. Lovely New Suits and Goats Priced Lower Than Ever Before The famous Northway garments and other attractive linos as well, produced by the leading manufacturers in this country, shown iu complete assortments for the first time tomorrow and Saturday. Early selections this year will'undoubtedly prove most advantageous, not only from the standpoint of choicest selections, but for lowest prices an well. Every day we are receiving revised price lists to go into effect at once for all repeat orders, and while present prices on early purchases are much below what similar Suits'and Coats have sold for any previous season, there Is no disputing the fact that repeat orders will necessarily be higher. MAKE SELECTIONS EARLY. A DEPOSIT SECURES YOUR CHOICE TILL YOU ARE READY TO TAKE IT AWAY. WE MAKE ALTERATIONS FREE AND GUARANTEE THE FIT. New Goats, to Like the Suits, the Coats follow the Military tendency to a mark- ed degree, but for women who do not care to adopt that style, there are dozens of other attractive models just as smart and up-to-date. Convertible Collars, Belts or Belt effects. Slot Scams and lots of Buttons arc the oustanding features of the New Coats, and in spite of the fact that woollens are staring, prices are lower than previous seasoni, on account of the early purchases of the manufacturers with whom we deal at oltl prices. Navy, black, Russian and novelty mix- tures are the leading colors, shown mostly in three-quarter length. Priced lower than they will be again this season.' to New Suits, to Suits this season have a decided Military tendency, but every- thing of the extreme lias been carefully avoided, making the styles very conservative and stylish, at tho same time very practical and wearable. Slot Seams, Shoulder straps, Convertible Collars and Belts aro much in are good length with full cut Skirts; Skirts shown with pleats, or full width circular style, with or without yoke. Materials most in evidence arc Cheviots of excellent quality, but Serges and Broadcloths are also in evidence. Colors navy, black, Russian green, brown, grey, etc. Wonderful values in this attractive shewing. to IS'ew Neckwear Just Opened This Week 25c to The fery latest in Pali Collars shown in a great variety of latest novelties -ansl most wearable styles; special prices..25c to Lovely iVew Trimmings All-over Laces, Dainty Edgings and Fin- Swansdown, Drop Ornaments and Feather Trimmings shown In new selec- tions, all at very moderate prices. New Velvet Cords 27 inch foveiy Splendid quality Cord, colors brown, tan, navy, Copenhagen, green and black, suit- able for coatst boys' suits, dresses, etc. Most Unusual Value New Waists Just to Hand by Express to Daintiest'models in Wash Voiles, plain and striped, shown in the low roll collar or styles that button close; sizes 34 to 44; many special values at..----51.75 to 53.50 New-Silks New Fine Cord The latect novelty of tUe season, 36 ins. wide, excellent value, shown in -colors navy, plum, -black, white, brown, Belgian blue, Russian green, putty, etd Yard wide; Special 51.25 Viyella Flannels Lovely New and absolutely unshrinkable; the finest material obtainable for. child- ren's wear, waists', pyjamas, men's shirts, etc. All light and dark colors. Special yet announced.for the final glesmince showing of attractive New .Styles, but Friday-Saturday Special Bargains Fine Lisle Hose 33c Regular 50 and (iOc value Long Lisle Gloves 43c. Regular 65c value Long Silk Gloves Regular value Hand Bags One-Half Price to Ladies' Union Suits 43c Worth up to 7oc Splendid Embroideries, Sc. Worth up to 15c Corset Sale 95c Regular value Clarke Co. letbbribge Derate letbbribge, alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY, JUBSCRIPTION RATESr Bally, delivered, per rear..... Daily, bjr mall, per year.....-. by mail, pet nm 1251 WitorUI 12M w. A. Buchanan John TorranM Managing Director BoatatM MaiMW ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Allied nations have reason to be greatly cheered by yesterday's news from the Dardanelles. Tbe ttatement that two cruisers -were able to penetrate the straits, even though their newly gained positions may. be only temporarily held at present, is an indication that the campaign is progressing much more favorably than :was thought to be the case. Some very heavy and very successful land fighting Is being carried on toy the Allied troops. It is stated, also, that the situation of the Turks is dally ijecomiog more precarious. On the Russian front, tbe German offensive appears to have halted for the time being. Just what new plans are maturing in the minds of Von Maekensen and Von Hindenberg, it is nard to say. In the meantime the progress of the Teutons in ttie Bal- tic provinces has been brought to a stop, and Hie, offensive farther south has slackened off. The tensity of the situation be- tween Germany and United States ever the sinking of the Arable is somewhat relieved by the continued apologetic attitude of Germany and her expressed desire to maintain friendly relations. The Turks will soon foe pleading for mercj- now that fehey have to dodge air in Constantinople. Anybody in need of exercise can find relief by taking on a harvester's job for the next few weeks. reaches a glorious conclusion for the Allies. We would all be much happier if the of the Dardanelles did not mean a fall in the price of wheat. It looks as though the time to cheer over victory at the Dardanelles is near at hand. Until we have an official report it is not wire to get boisterous. Hon. Archie McLean has abandon- ed, the present. He is "riding the binder on his Pincher Creek-farm and until the grain is in stook: public life will have no attract- iveness .for him. The report of the commission of judges on the 'Manitoba. scandal is very much as expected. It tea unani- mous which is all the bet- ter. It is clear that it is the duly of the new government to prosecute some men hvho have, held a very high place in Manitoba affairs. That the government will fulfil this duty is to expected no matter how distaste- ful it may .he. Too .long have men higher up 'been absolved from punish- ment and the people expect justice to be meted out no matter what reputa- tions may be destroyed. Manitoba must he made to serve as an object lesson to public men throughout Can- ada. Some Tories try to shake off the re- sponsibility for the Manitoba mess iby remarking that nothing better could be expected from -Roblin be- cause he was once a Liberal. They should get rid of Premier Borden and Finance -Minister Wibite, both of whom are former Liberals. The Liberals might be quite willing to extend the life of parliament un- til the end.of the war, but to extend it for two years after the war is not, likely, to be acceptable. An election during the war is not desirable but there is no reason why there should not be an appeal to the people im- mediately following the war. OUR POINT OF VIEW YOUR KING AND COUNTRY MEED YOU RIGHT NOW. Idea! harvest weather, isn't It? The Bun is shining and consequent- )C the grain Is falling fast. All this talk of a coalition govern- ment at Ottawa is so much nonsense. A coalition at the beginning of the war might have been acceptable, but since the war has progressed there is no warrant for a policy Chat would mean that .the Liberal, party would have to bear' responsibility for all the mistakes of tUe government. The government will have to ,bear all its jins in connection with .war contracts and the Liberal party would be very foolish to join hands with the gov- ernment at this stage. Insofar as the government's war policy is concern- ed, it will have the support of every Liberal '.member of the House of Commpns. Canada is unitejl and all parties want to see this country keep its' best ioot forward the war "Whether "the wish is father to thought" that Holland may enter the war on the Bide of the or whether the story recently published is founded on fact, will only be proved by events as they develop in coming months. The story, however, was worth while, for it is quite certain that if Holland does join the Allies the German occupation of Belgium and possibly of that part of Germany west of the Rhine will be most seri- ously disputed. British and Dutch troops, acting in concert, with Essen and Cologne as their objectives, would seriously threaten lines of communication into Belgium. With the assistance of the French driving in a north-westerly, direction from the valley of the Meuse, Ger- many would have to" withdraw from Belgium and Northern France entire- ly, or place herself in a similar posi- tion to that of the Grand Djke Iflcho- las when he withdrew his armies from Poland. Nearly all the German militarv writers have admitted in their 'books, points out the Saskatoon Phoenix, that an attack through Hol- land into the industrial heart of Ger- many would 'be the most serious catastrophe that the nation could _he called upon to face. If it were en- tirely successful the Kaiser's legions must either throw down their arms and surrender or retire to the east- era hank of the Rhine a defensive war with part ot their ter- ritory occupied- by an enemy (and that the most valuable part) for if they try to hold Dcignim they will be faced with Australia still has hopes that Can- ada will carry out the Laurier navai policy and a .navy that will co-opera-te with the' Australian fleet. It will ibe remembered' that at the last Imperial Conference, Australia was a party to such ari arrangement, and has loyally carried out her agree- ment. New Zealand has since shown approval of this scheme, tout Canada has neither repealed the Laurier Na- val Act nor put into effect --.the pur- pose of that Act. Mr. Fisher, the Australian premier, after a .recent visit to New Zealand, The vision of the Australian gov- ernment is not limited to New Zea- land. We hope to co-operate also with Canada and with .South': Africa in matters of mutual interest. There is a growing feeling in New Zealand that the basic principle ot His Ma- jesty's Australian fleet' is a sound one; the people there feel that It is their duty to provide for the defence of their.country ships and BICKED UP IN SSING.CZZI FOR THB BUSY MAN Vancouver Island will campaign for fall and winter tourist traffic. Prospects are good for a fair honey crop in British Columbia. Rev. Isaac Howie, Methodist, died at Shediac, N.B., at the age of SO. The wife of Archbishop of Halifax is dead. B. J. Smith of Fredericton, mer- chant, has been appointed Indian ag- ent at ?550 per year, J. W. Madden, ex-M.P. of Sydney, is on the censorship siai'L' of the Louisburg Marconi Station. Deer are reported racing autos on i the road from Shediac to Moncton, N.B. Peter Ferguson of Alhert, N.B., or their country snips turn jncisuaun UL men, under practically the same con- hoes potatoes for friends, though 103 ditions as exist in Australia today, years of age. Such a fleet, acting in co-operation that of Australia, would in no affect [he autonomy ;of: the Do- of New Brunswick, at Shorncliffe, contains Halifax city auditor suggests an in- known English publication; TJie Navy and son of Rev. J. B. McLaren, Shoal which is the organ of the Navy Lea- Lake, Mar.., is dead. gue, Bays: "Mr. Fisher's suggestion putting .VjncouvCT may perhaps come a verity. A grand J be ;nade if rate is at 2? Colonial Sleet would indeed be a priceless possession for the Empire." A sardine factory has been started This is exactly what Sir-Wilfrid Lau- at Chamcook, near St. Andrew's" N.B.; rier has contended all albng. Fred if.' McDonald, C.M.R., killed lightning at Shorncliffe, was a 20- year-old school xeacher at Campo- bello, N.B. Rev. F. S. Porter, al St. John, N. declared the mail who is not- do- Ing his share in the war now should apologize for living. The Austrian minister of the inter- ior has announced that there were il56G cases of Asiatic cholera in.Aus- 11 tria on August 19. lethbridge and Banff coal prices In iRegina and Moose Jaw have dropped 150 cents a ton, the result of a redue- 1 tio'n in freight rates. Prof. J. lj. Morlson of "Queen's Uni- venlty. Kingston, has accepted a commission in the Hoyal Argyle and Sutherland Regiment. Horace McDougall, last survivor ot a noted U.E. Loyalist family, and a pioneer' of telegraphy-, in Manitoba; died In Petrolea, Qnt. ;if is stated at Vancouver by an au- thoritative Col, JEdward- Leckie, commander of the IGth Bat- talion, has been promoted to be ma- jor-general. Norris A. Brisco, M.A., Napanee, has been chosen professor and head of the department of political econ- omy and sociology iu Iowa State Uni- versity. He is a graduate of Queen's University, Kingston. The Canadian Red Cross Society received an offer to take the Canad- ian wounded when they have suffici- ently recovered to Norway free of expense, and there provide them with fishing. Abraham Rueff. once a power In San Francisco politics, serving a 14- year sentence for offering a bribe to a San Francisco supervisor, was par- oled from San Quentin penitentiary by the state 'board of prison directors. After 57 years of married life, each being 77 years of age, Giles van B'iari- com and Toronto, died with- in one week of each other, the form-, er passing away on August 12, and his life partner expiring from penti- monia August 14. Norman 0. Newland, at one lime Haultain, Cross, Jonah Hugg, o'f Rcgina, who later returned to Eng- land, obtained his commission in the 1st Monmputhshires, was wounded and taken prisoner in April, has died of his wounds in Germany. Archdeacon G. H. Hogbin, D.D., has resigned his position In the Calgary diocese, and also relinquishes the rectorship of St. George's Church, Parkland, and All Saints', Bridgeland, both situated in east Calgary. The Archdeacon, always a popular preach- er, lias occupied various pulpits in Calgary district for the last 2C years. Make Big Motley From Vegetables Stalks of rhubarb nearly as thick as your and measuring almost two .feet in length" wece sent into the board of trade offices yesterday by J. S. Elgin, of Roserne'ad, north-east of the city.. He also sent a sample of wheat which is magnificent. Mr. El- gin has the remarkable record ol never having made'lest-than 520 a week from his vegetables on his Hose- mead farm. He caters to a big; vege- table trade in Carmangay. GIBSON WAS KILLED BY HIGH POWER SHELL Regiment Was Just Preparing to En- "ter Line Toronto, Out, Aug. cable to an gives details of the death of Lieut. R M. Gibson, second son of Sir John M. Gibson of Hamil- ton. An officer, who was present, Lieut. Gibson's regiment was af out to enter the firing line trench'-. on the evening of the 19tli inst., wh. I close up the Germans sent sever: high explosive shells. One fell inr. a 'iittlo communicating trench, whei it entered the front "line, killing Lieut. Gibson. Major Markham, whn was with him, was so severely wounded that he died in a few minutes. Both were signal- ing officers. WAS PREPARED FOR REIGN OF "DRYS" Edmonton, Aug. re- warded the efforts of tho provincial police here, yesterday, in tbe arrest of a man named Adolph Busse, who, It is alleged, was found with a whis- key still in fuil operation. The out- fit included the boiler, "worm" and al] tho'-other necessary parts of the apparatus 'required .in the illicit man- ufacture of alcohol. CONTAINS NO AL.UM BERLIN HAS NP FACTS Berlin, via-London, Aug. 25. -The American Ambassador, James W. Gerard called on 'Foreign Minister- von .Jagow, evening, and askeil Mp iri- formation concerning the sink- ing of the steamship Arabic. Mr. Gerard learned government had., no official nows whatever on tr "UP WITH THE SAYS COL. WATTERSON Louisville, Aug. the cap- tion, "Un With the Henry Wat- terson says in the Courier-Journal: "It is the last straw that breaks tbe camel's back." "Long ago should- the Count von Bernstorff.have been given his pass- jiorts." Now he must. And, along with him, .the whole imperial outfit win have to walk the- plank. Tho country lias suffered enough in its dignity and in its peace. Invaded by a horde of secret service agents, who found here a body of reservists al- ready organized and prepared to meet them, there lias heen no time when Germany was not making war .upon us. "It may be that not until, we Irnve hanged a few of them will they learn that tlie United States is a govern- ment and that America belong to the Americans.. The people en-niasse de- raiiiid tiie'BUsiiension of "all. relations with and we believe tlif ssldent will promptly answer oiuiimons. Berlin ascertain -whei it Is too late, where we stand. i hell with 'the Hohenzollem and air his agents; hia works' and ways up with the flaf the repub- lic." ;