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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FIIIDAY, AUGUST 30, TiiJi- LEltUHlUDGl-: DA*-Y MKHALD PAGE NINE In Present Need Merchandise of the Highest Standard of Quality In face of most difficult buying conditions and of many opinions expressed to the contrary, we have been able to provide for our patrons wants, the most attractive and comprehensive stoibk ever shown in the city and at prices, in most cases, as low as a year ago. HUNDREDS OF WOMEN WHO HAVE VISITED THIS STORE SINCE THE OPENING DAY HAVE EXPRESSED THEIR APPROVAL IN NO UNCERTAIN TERMS, AND TO THEM AND HUNDREDS OF OTHERS WHO HAVE THEIR SEASON'S WANTS STILL TO FILL, WE CAN GIVE THE ASSURANCE THAT THE SAME GOOD VALUES, THE SAME GENEROUS ASSORTMENTS, THE SAME COURTEOUS SERVICE AND WILLINGNESS TO SHOW YOU THROUGH WILL CHARACTERIZE THIS STORE IN EVEN A LARGER MEASURE FOR THE BALANCE OF THE SEASON THAN UP TO THE PRESENT TIME. READ THE GOOD NEWS FOR SATURDAY: Many New Articles In Ready-to-Wear FRESH SHIPMENTS OF SUITS, COATS, SKIRTS, DRESSES, SILK SWEATERS, WAISTS, ETC., JUST TO HAND THIS LAST FEW DAYS BY EXPRESS. IF YOU HAVE NOT YET SEEN THE GARMENT JUST SUITED TO YOUR TASTE, BETTER LOOK THROUGH AGAIN TOMORROW. Suits at......$35.00 to $100.00 Coats at ...... $27.50 to $100.00 Dresses at ..... $20.00 to $45.00 Skirts at....... $9.00 to $25.00 Petticoats at......$1.75 to $7.50 Silk Sweaters at $17.50 to $27.50 Wool Sweaters at $10.00 to $17.50 An Exquisite Stock of Dependable Furs A SHOWINr, OF STYLES THE LIKE OF WHICH WE HAVE NEVER HAD BEFORE FOR STYLES AND EXCELLENT VALUES. NECKPIECES AND MUFFS IN SEPARATE PIECES OR MATCHFD SETS, IN THE MOST WANTED KINDS OF FUR FOR THIS SEASON; ALSO EXCEPTIONAL VALUES IN RAT COATS OF EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY. Finest Rat Coat, 50 inches long, 80 inch sweep, rich dark skins, well matched even stripes. . . $132,50 Natural Wolf Sets, $67.50 to $85.00 Girls' WoU Sets . $25.00 to $32.50 Finest Red Fox Set at . . . $137.50 Girls' Red Fox Set at $50 to $85.00 Alaska Sable Sets at.....$140.00 Finest Badger Sets at ... $50.00 Taupe Fox Sets........$100.00 Children's White Sets, $8 to $17.50 Dress Goods and Suits FEATURING UNUSUAL VARIETY AND VALUES. New Novelty Plaids at $2.00 to $2.50 Fine Serge in all colors, 52 in. $2.50 Crepe Poplin, all colors .... $2.25 Crepe de Chine, all colors^... $1.75 Silk Poplin, 36 in., all colors $1.75 Beautiful Novelty Silks in stripes, checks and plaids, $2.50 to $4.00 Black Tussah Cloth, 42 to 52 inch widths, very scarce, $2.75 and $3.75. Staples and Wash Goods MANY LINES AT LESS THAN PRESENT WHOLESALE. Finest Embroidery Cotton, 42 in. 45c Special Nainsooks, special 40c, 50c Finest Madapolam, .. . 40c to 50c Finest Huck Towelling, 45c to 90c Galateas and Oxfords. . 40c to 50c Novelty Striped Repps 36 in., 45c Fine White Voiles.....50c to 90c Fine White Marquisettes, 50c to 90c Fine Swiss Spot Muslin, 50c and 65c Best Print and Gingham____30c CLARKE & CO. 614 3rd Avenue South And An Apology re Millinery When we advertised our millinery opening for Friday and Saturday we had every reason to expect that a shipment of fifty pattern hats would be here in time to be on display, but instead of the hats a wire came informmg us that it would Be impossible to. make delivery till the latter part of this week, which will bring them here by Tuesday next. In the meantime we have a very attractive selection of some seventy odd models to which will be added the new lot if you prefer to wait a few days longer. Hosiery and Gloves In Great Variety and Special Values Ladies' Lisle Hose, black, brown and white, special............ 50c Ladies' Silk Lisle Hose, black, brown and white, special.......65c Ladies' 0. S. Silk Lisle Hose, black, brown and white........75c Ladies' Heavy Silk Hose, all colors included special....... $1.00 Ladies' Plain and Fancy Silk Hose, at last year's price....... . $2.00 Corsets and Underwear In a Most Attractive Showing Gossard Corsets in Models to Suit every figure----$3.00 to $8.50 Stout Figure Corsets, sizes up to 36, back lace......$3.50 to $7.50 Ladies' Union Suits, ribbed lisle and silk Usle........75c to $1.75 Silk Camisoles, flesh and pink various styles........$1.50 to $2.50 CLARKE & CO. 614 3rd Avenue South �  � PERSONAi.   > �� Mrs. Crane, widow of the lato Col. J. N'oblo Crane of IluUfax, N.S., is the Kiiest of her daugUter, Mrs. W. McC. l\toore, 910 Second avenue South. '* �  i^Irs. F. A. StolUo and Mlaa Stoltze liift this week for a month's visit in Now York and other points, � Mrs. "W. Buchanan, also Mr. and Mrs. Harris of Nobleford, were visitor^ In tho city yesterday.  �  Mr. and Mrs. 13. A. BickoU anil t/imlly have returned from a trip to Nelson, B.C., and other points.  *  Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Simpson have moved to their homo on 634 15th St south. � * � Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Roy loft this afternoon for Calgary and will motor from there to Banff to spend a few weeks. � * � , 'Mr.-Win Simpson loft yesterday to rplurn to hii? homo in Walnwright, Al-boi-tn. *  � ' MIbs May Harrison, who has boon llie Buost of her sister. Miss G. Harrison : for tlio past niontli, has loft for Vaijcouvor. Miss A. M. TlUey roturned to tho city yostin'day after spondlng a holiday at Toronto and other' eastern Mr. uiid Jh's. S. G. Portor of Cal-giir'y are expected to arrive In tlio iilty about the middlo of noxt month and win mftko their homo Iiore. Mrs. V. Kddy and'little son,returned yoHtei'ilay from. Banff where tiioy haVo been visiting; Jor.ia sliort tlmn. �..  SOCIAL EVENT* *  '-^  On AVodnesday evening last tho eniployoos of the Crystal Dairy woro entertained at tlio home of Mr. and Mrs. 1). P. Carl^;le, where a dainty supper was served, attev -which a very pleasant evening was spent In games and music, Tho evening concluded -with the singing of "He's a jolly good fellow," and "Auld Lang Syne." . ' ^^ �* * The Woman's Missionary Society of Wesley church lield, lis. monthly, mooting yesterday afternoon In a most novel and interesting way, when ilk rosponsB to'ail invit.ation', ihey mo-t(Jred to the hom^ of Mrs.'Fred King, Coaldalo road; Aftei- the usual routine ot business was over they proceeded 'to the ' laWn whore a large fahlo'was prepared-laden with � good things to oat. The gonial hostess treated hoi- guosts to an abundance of corn, perfectly prepared, and oihor vogoiablos, while for desert , was [-served cottpo' -and untced yet ddil-clouB. coke.' AltoE^tHer it was a rare treat, and ona Trtilch will not soon bo forgotten. After lupch the prbsldent,' Mrs. Galbrnlth, on ti^hmt of tho lad-ieii, Utanked tho lioatoss for her klnd-aam In thus providing ho ptoasaut ah onting for the society; The ladies who' wore, motored out ivigh to thank 1 those who so kindly drove their cars.  � � ,  : CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES ? * * : : : �: o The officers of Maple Leaf Chapter No; 7 O.B. S. are asked to, meet at the Masonic hall tomorrow night at S p.m.  �  Knox church' choir will meet for re-' hoarsal at 8.30 this evening. �  � The Adult Bible class of United Church will hold the monthly business and social meeting at Mr. Fred Holmes home, 417 19th street jiorth, on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, at 7.30 p.m. All members are renucstod to attend and bring a friend. -' �  � The Protheon (rlass of Wesley church will hold its first 'meeting for the foil on Sunday nt 12 o'clock in Wesley hoU directly after church service. All young ladies and young morried ladies are invited to attend these sessions and also join in their weekly octlvltles if they so deslie. All wiio are at all interested will be heartily welcomed. � � * : : ; ? : : � ? ? ? ? IVIILLiNERY OPENINGS .J. .* .j� i{� .J. I* .J. *l> *l* .J. .J. .J� .J. .J. .J.'iji Yesterday the most popular places in town wore the millinery parlors with their lavish displays bf'now fftU styles. There whs as great a variety^ of hats as of people. There were to bo seen a bewildering variety of shapes of all descriptions, of alluring combinations of colors, and such a variety of'materials In clever-com-lb|nations that one forgot ,for a mo-I ment the war and revelled again in ;the fascination of bewitching head soar. - . Irregularity of outline is perhaps the distinguishing feature ot the seasou's shapes. Tho staid, oven outlino Is a thing of tho past; she whb would bo in style must choose .tlio oddest ot sUapoB, the fantastic'loug-slded (iffalr,. tho becoming waving brim, or oddly unexpectedly turned tip creations that aro triumphs of tjio mlllinory art, "Are the hats hirgo^or small this year?" was tho question hoard on all sides. Yesterday tho large vied with tho small In attractive display with perhaps tho smal! \iat having a wee hats Sor the yoimnir girls were in llio Hat.rounded I'lin-;. uliilo, the new liol-met hat and tin- 'iride's wiir li;il lire among "tho ni'ui'i- types. Tho now ci\\oi--- are on the ilai-k side. Black i.s stiil very smart, wliilt' browns, parlicnlaiiy tobacoo brown, taupe, purple and ovHr.scaa Mud ari' very popular. l'ai)iikii; clay, Ainoricaii beauty and navy Mw' are also among the season's color.^.. Some very pretty combinationsi an; to bn soon in navy and Anioiii-iui beauty, in navy and grey and in navy and black. One pau.soH lo draw breath in describing the varii'ty ot materials and trimming.s. Evo;y fabric over invented seems to have been drawn into the fashion (lisplay. Probably ihe very neweat is ilie use of o.strioii feathers as tiiniinini!s, in some cases forming tlio oouiplole hat, and producing a most soft and boooming effect; Feather irimiiiings of all kiiiilH are popular. inoUuHiig burnt goose. Long haired beaver bus onco more come to take Us plaee as a fasbioiiablo material as well ;is the smart and dressy, boaver cloth. Chenille is another of the very latost trimmings and is used profiisoly iliis season. A natty trimming is inarle in some eases of amocking or frUigO, .both being used lo quite a largo extent. Velvet tilliilic greatest advance. From Castel holds its own. On the wliolo the hats I on Iho Avre to Bethencourt on the are more liouyily trimmed than pro- Sonimo tho French have advanced al- viously, though the plain liat alway.s, ,),o.m iwonly-fivo miles. The llinden-earrios witli it, a smartness that gives jlmrg line Is at St. CJuentln, fifteen it a plaee on every milliner's slioif. .Mis.s AlcLeay presents an extensive disi)lay yesterday with a bewildering aiut si;inrt variety, while Jliss Jolm-Htou lia.-^ a most up-to-now' are with in two'nllle's of I'cronne oh the south-wosti'and the liYohcn"ate 'tlVe-miles west' of ilain. 'I'ho junction of Terg-nler Ls not threatened very seriously, but Ilje French crossing ot tho All-otto bodes 111. .... On tho exlroniity ot the hattlo lino tho allies aro moving ahead slowly Du Kbrd which runs northeast frnili Ptirohne. Tho canal curves east five miles east of Bapanmo and crosses the old Mlndenburg line near llav-rincourl, seven 'miles oast of Bap- j aunio. ,  I The Canal Du Nord extends across' the l^icardy hattlufiold in a general, north and south direction and Iho: against desperalo Gorman resistance. | fact that tho Gormans aro offering North ot Iho S(;arpe, tho British strong rosislanco to the French south have retaken Grocnliintl- Hill and! of Peronno, where Iho canal paral-malntain ithoir other po.si(lons east of tho lljndenlmrg lino, iigaiusl counter attack's, 'i'iio-Ce'rnians liora ovl.. ilenlly Jiope to prevent.,the British { froiii over running tho Dropourt-CJaie-ttnt line, as they hiivo the Qiie to the west. South of tho Stjavpo. heavy tlg'httng is in, progrqa?. in i\}o region of Bnliecourt. ,,; r i f^v r � Try to Stop Americans Nortii of,. SoisHoiis .,tli,6 Ourmaiia havB throwm in froalr tiioops: to stop.' the advance of tlio French and- Aui lols tho Sonvme, would indicate tlio probability that they may attempt to make a stand on the lino of tiicf canal, . Geiionil Mangln'.s move in crossing (ho Allette and tho l'''ianco-Amorican lorpoa north of (ho Aisno may be tho boginning ot a move to outflank the hoigiita east) of Noyon and ' north of tho Oiso by a drjvo toward Tergniev, Thero has been no further infantry fighting along tho Vesle. Slnco tlio begiiwiing of the offensive mite tho bult.e-i- ut U, Maiiv o� the eiloans toward tho heights domlnal-1 in Picardy French tvooi|> liav(5 made IN THIS WEEK We invite all ladie>> to see this exclusive line. You don't pay for the superior fit and style. THE Tailor 008 TliiRD AVENUE SOUTH 04 ;