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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Uli THE LETtJDHIDGK DAILY iiEftAI.D MONDAY, DKCKMBKK 9, 1918 EVERY NIGHT OF TVHh the Influenza epidemic over, Christmas shopping In full and boy a beginning to coiuo homo from France, tba people of IXbbrldgQ and district aro In just (ha right uiood to enjoy Bomelhlae novel In IBP way entertainment, especially when it is Tor Bucli a gooil can so as giving the kiddles oi tbe soldiers a. Christmas treat ftnd a chance Lo sea Sftnta CTaus. and'that Is tbe very reason why tbo Notary Club Is banking on such large "crowds (or the Victory ClarnJval In the main building of tlic fair grounds Thursday. Friday ami Saturday cyemrjgs. Tickets (or ihe big eveui havo been on sale only since last Wed- nesday morning, but more (ban enough have? been sold io assure a Many Birds Are Coming in For Biggest Show Ever Held Arlilocrils of tue feathered world are pouring Into L-elhbrldge today by every ami being conveyed to the poultry building at Hie fair grounds wncro Ihey are being iral In I place tor the I ever suged In il birds will'bo in capacity hausk for one evening, while, ii? ;i matter dt-fact, the denmiul for tickets la Just really tiarllcg ia earnest. urgesl poultry allow e rlly. Al least i.JjOO by Icmlgbt, aud Ibe accgniiuodaUoii of ihe building Is capacity. Many ut the coous have lo three Ibis In order to find room. Judging ivlll slarl or, Tuesday jiiorn-' aiul by Wednesday night Messrs. Dorter, ami Wesl brook have nil the tags displayed. will On Thursday ;ind Friday ihc show will the flsioclatlon, aud such a good cause lo bfttef It, I here sbouM be much greater Interest displayed than, ever shown at any previous winter show, be kept its It is fell tbat many carnival visitors wJH want lo vlstt llic poullry show, especially since ihe fanciers are turning over Jiall Ihe proceeds to iho Rotary Club io '.One peculiar Hung about the de, o{ Ine Sol. sfclo Is that everybody is buyms f I dters' Kiddies'Christmas Tree. With iIckeL whether inlendinff to go or not. i Mdnrv acd unoLher peculiar thing will be thai everyliody will go because every- Jjody else Is. Ecing. H will be niere- JX'a ease of "follow the crowd." As ior Blleniiancc from the outside points, willi the roads ond trails in such good condition as they arc to- iviil he hundreds of aulo- liiobiles aitcnd. C. Interest is being displayed In llie grand drawing which will bo a feature of Ibe carnival and dance fcach evening. Every person on ealer- irig will ue a numbered licfcer. purJng the crcntog these will be shaken up in a barrel and a nuinbpr .drawn, ami tlie holder pf tha wiii- Tilog number will be presented wilh a prize of real value thai will startle iriis crowd. There is no jofca about I this. EMIT IS All Ihe committees have their work now well in hand. The decorations are anil the big buituiiig is trrinsforrried. Tae Christmas tree ilfcorallous arc blilL io be made, but eTerylilng at hand this Hvlll be feature of the show. _" 'A word about ilie the tickets for street car fare both ways for biddies and mothers are being mailed wilhm the next couple of days along with to ibe tesliyal Saturday attcrnoon SanU Olaus will iflaco the heans c[ boys and girls elad. TOO Stepped in Front of Train at on Way To Hospital A fatal accident occurred this warning a( Kipp when George) Hewitt, a C. 1'. II. fireman, r'Pte. Dilly AilKec, -who returned, lo Ibe ciiv an several yeara in France, says he waa quite Kheh he left France on Sep- tember 2Stb after taking part In the battles of Amiens and Arras, where ihe Canadians were used as the .spear- head of the offensives, that the war. -would be over ID a short lime, though he hardly expected the Ger-1 mans lo breaX uprso soon. i N "Pie. before heenlist- .was transferred lo the 7th 1 la t la! ion on reaching France. Just the battle .ot the Soinae he wds.wounded in. two places over Ihe went After returning lo his cli battalion he was Von-active service in The' fielil right tliroogb llH September ibis year, with Ihc exception ot a lirae when be .was in hospital iu France suffer ing from injuries received whan he collided with a motor lorry, daring the battle o[ Passcherfdaele. Pte. Aitfcen he is very glad lo be borne again, and alter a short holiday he expects to lake np his old Irade of prinl- ABQUSH UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHED BY HUNS GHENT, BeTgium, Dec. council has voted in favor ot the Immediate a'nd complete abolition ot the university established by the I .Germans here during their occnpa- tlon nnd a restoration o[ the French "University, of Gbcnl. The vole in the council was lo 2, with eight mem- bers not voting. lu front of incomfug Xo, 567 from Mac-, leod to Couils, receiving injuries re-' suiting in his death before he could be brought 1.0 the riLy. It appears that ihe deceased, who was firing on a freight hound stepped off his engine, wMcb. was on a side track lo let [he passenger train pass, and not seefng or hearing ihe passenger was hit squarely by the engine of 557. The body was "badly mangled, and though every effort was made to rush him to the city for medical alleution, (he injuries were so serious that lie died on the way.. The late Mr. Hewitt had been work- fng on the division for ahout a moalh. He v.-as iT years of age, aud came here from the U, E. _ fiavTV.io. he was" a- -Pr.'or tp .JoinirisMbe he' V1R5 a marine fireman at Vancouver. The company .'officials are .endeavor- ing'today icu touch, with some of hfs.vreiatl.yes, as there arc none hereto Uke'charge ol the rumains. The yonog man was unmarried. Larger Acreage for Crop Next Year Than ETCF j Before iilll Southern- Alberla is experiencing -fl one ot the most open fall seasons, in Us blstory. Outsido one or two little sklfts ol snow, and one coir! period oE three or four days when the mercury dropped to.four above zero. Urere baa been no winter as' yet.' Just at the present lime the weathei- is llfce Oc- tober. Ona effect 01 this is tbat farmers are still busy ploughing. .All through the first week of December those farmers who hadn't completed fall ploughing were busy turning over Ihe land, result lhat the acreage ready for next year's crop 13 the larg- c-st in the history of Southern Alberla. The.thousands ol acres o[ new break- ing together wiih tbe Immense areas of and fall ploughing has put the south In a position to seed 23 per cent more land next spring Lhan ever belorc. Given normal wea- IhIT conditions through the 1914 crop season Southern Alberta stands to sur- prise the world. Another good effect of tbe open fall Is lhat farmers and ranchers who short of feed lor their Block have been able lo eonaerve wbat little (od- der they have to tide their over Ihe winter season. Gearing Sale of Ready-to-Wear Ours Sale Continues AU Week The whole of Our Mammoth Stock offered Prices Coats, Suits, Dresses, Skirts, Waists, Kimonas, Petticoats, Knit Sweater Coats7 Muslin and Silk Underwear, Girls' Dresses, Coats and Middies. Also All The Furs. Muffs, Collars and Fur Coats The BIGGEST AND BEST DECEMBER SALE in Our History YOU WILL FIND MANY USEFUL GIFT THINGS IN THIS STOCK At A SAVING IN PRICE. Clearing Sale-Goats WOMEN'S BEST PLUSH COATS Regular550.00for............ WOMEN'S FINE PLUSH COATS Regular S4Z.50 for WOMEN'S FINE PLUSH COATS Regular for..............529.0G WOMEN'S RICH FUR.TRIMMED COATS Regular 580.00 for .X WOMEN'S FUR TRIMMED COATS Regular for WOMEN'S VELOUR CLOTH COATS Regular ior WOMEN'S VELOUR CLOTH COATS Regular for WOMEN'S WOOL TWEED COATS Regular for............ WOMEN'S WEED COATS Regular for Clearing Sale of Furs Sate Money by Buying Your Christmas Pretents Now. 1 ONLY, CIVET SET Muff and Neck Piece, regular -1 for..........-.-........... 1 ONLY, BLACK WOLF SET Animal Scurf and Round Muff, regular) 1 ONLY, JAPANESE FOX SET Fancy Saddle Mnff and Anura] Scarf, rejalar for 1 ONLY BLACK WOLF SET Animal Scarf and Round Muff, regular for 1 ONLY, NATURAL LYNX SET Large Round Scarf, regular for............... 1 ONLY, TAUPE WCILF SET' Large Round Muff and Large Shoulder Piece, regular for 1 ONLY, HUDSON SEAL AND ERMINE Large Cape and Round Mult, regular price'- v Clearing All Silk, Satin and Serge Dresses At Prices That Will Move Them Out Quickly. 6 ONLY SERGE DRESSES Taupe, Wine and Green, pure regular 120.00 for 14 SERGE DRESSES Fine quality and good stylet, regular 16 ONLY, SERdE DRESSES Finest qualities and handsome shades, regular for Some Big Shaps in Silk and Satin Dresses 8 ONLY, SILK POPLIN DRESSES', All pretty shades and latest styles, regular.- 7 for 17 SHJfAND SATIN DRESSES, A great variety of styles and Worth for 9 ONLY, PUSSY WILLOW SILK DRESSES 'Assorted shades and styles, regular 50 Every Fur Coat In Stock Going at a Real Bargain WOMEN'S DARK RAT COATS Guaranteed feifect ahlnsr well aewn and ricnl7 Uneil. 50 iQchts long. Regular price for WOMEN'S RICH HUDSON SEAL COAT wlae aVlrt; detj, coliar and cuffs: lined wJth beit heary illk. Regular price for WOMEN'S BEST DARK RAT COAT Deep collar and culfs of Xo, coon, rich silk lining. Regular price for 1 ONLY, FINE SABLE SET Large Cape and Round Muff, regular price 1 ONLY, BEAVER SET Large Cape Collar, Round Muff, regulair price for r.-. 1 ONLY, BLACK LYNX. SET Animal Scarf and Pillow Muff, regular 3 ONLY, DARK RAT MUFFS Regular for 2 SEALMUFFS Regular for 2 ONLY, SABLE MUFFS i Regular for....... 1 ONLY, BLACK WOLF-CAPE Regular for KONLY, BLACK WOLF CAPE COLLAR Regular for All Skirts of Serge, Tweed and Silks Clearbs at a Discount of 20 cent 01 N SILK EIDERDOWN AND CREPE KIMONAS Clearing at a Discount of 15 per cent, Silks, Crepes, Georgettes, Satins and a Ducount of 10 per cent, Christmas stock included in this discount sale. .CHILDREN'S DRESSES AND COATS Are to be Cleared at Rednced Pricei. WHY PAY you can buy up-to-date Mer- chandise at prices quoted ACT QUICKLY THE SIMPSON acta amount io over and shoiv an Increase of almost a'.ing that tbe Lank Is taking! precaution lo keep lis resourcef in a quickly cnnvrrtlble form. tleraaud deposits remain praclirally URchauged tbe gain in anvlngd deroa- amount to orer or a gain of 50 per cent. la Thai tho- Merchants Dank is doing-Us lull share In caipr- Ing to the buaJness needs of the coun- try Is MhOAii by the fnet ;hal curretil loans fcare gained orer JJS.OOO.COO and now stand n.t over Altogctlier the report is one which gives the greatest possible satisfaction x conipni-e.1 wilh Ihtse reponwl as al Octolier show tlm I very suhstar.lizl' has made hy ihc bank, gains orer tho corrcsror.iiini period o[ 1917 tclns Jn department of tank's aclWities. The tnlal a.isela of Ihc bank low amount lo approiimalely JICS.OOO.OGO as coropareci wilh SISlj.wn.CUO al the end ol Ortolif- 1517. '.Tic lin.uM as- JO1MS RUMANIA BERNE, Lrc. National Rumanian Council cf Transyl- vania has proclaimed union with Ihe kingdom of Rumania. Ru- maman flags are flying tvery- and great enlhuilasm lOEiHim PAISI.IRTS Special entertainment for ttie cclo- liraled artiats wliicU arc to visit Tlicre vas a. larsc coDEregalion at bridge tills winter on the Lyceum pro-1 gt. Mary's cliurch evening, ivlicn srara, Is, now arranged by the U memorial service was held In honor various Irf the city. Ilioir memliers who hsil (alien In Bertha Farnc-r anil her celebrated ihc There are about SO names Bfonp o( musical artists come (o the; on the honor roll o[ the on December 17lh. tacy will hehS of ilila number have made the nil- entertained by tue ilathcsls Club.'prema sacnlire. The members of the Miss Farr.er and her company arc 10. RI. Mary's Boy Scools were In at- appear at tiic Majejtic on the evening icnilinre. in chiirEe ol Scoutmaster T. of December 17lb. Itlootti. Appropriale psalms and hymna The ncrt Io visit Ihe for Ihe occaeloo, anil Mr. will S. Cobb, Ihe noted VITIII. Kl'.ncr rendered a folo. "Nearer i-orrespondcnt and humorous 5My God to Thee." The Rev. A. K- who Is famous onMiro contincnta.! SEOK- preached, an Invpreisivrf sermon. Mr. Cobb will leciuie here on January, taking (or his ten Ihc 107th Psalm, 30lh, and will be enteTUIntd during I SOlli rerse. -Then they are glad be- Of Seizure of Cnnlrol of Cable Lints in U. S. in Which Cnnad.ris Interested through tbe press. So far a? known, he Drilfsh government was ncl cou- sullcd. Canada has large financial Inlerasls In IHB Commercial Company, and there la considerable Canadian, rcpresent.illon on cliQ board. de- cision aa to action lo bo taken has been reached oy (lie Canadian govern- but Inquiries are being made, nnd Canada's position will.be defined when Ihe attitude of Mr. Durlcson in further disclosed In' reorganization oi the cable management. the clay at a business .len's loncueon, arrangemcnts lor which are IIOK being dJfcnsspd, Season licVcla to.: Ibese atlrarllons are hems' Ijy t'ie flirls' Auilllary and are going cause Ihey sre al real, and so he hrlngetn Ihem inlo Ihe haven Uiey would he." Rev. Daniel Krch. Evangelical min- Isler, died at Slratford. OTTAWA, con- trol of Ihe Western TJ.nion and Coni- Cable Company hy United 1 Statep Vostmaster-Oeneral' llurlesori has been the hy the government. As the] Atlantic cables pifs from Ireland to Canada In crossing the'Atlantic, and- !as authority to operate was from Ihc Hrltiah, and (onndland goTernmenls, these cables' havo been regarded ns British and part of Ihe All-Hod cable Ryslcm which j linlts the empire from !.ondon to Xcw The Tanarlian government i was not consulted hy Mr. land heard of his action cnly PROMINENT PASSENGERS HALIFAX, N. S., Dec. Cim- ard Hner Aqultania sailed early'yes- terday for Liverpool Among her eneeM were: Duchwa of Devonshire, Lady MacKfclosh nml clilld; Lady DorolhT Cavcndisii. Capt- Kenyon Slancy, Lady Kenyon Slancy, Captain M. 11. Ridley, Caoi. U. A. 'Clivc. Ixird Sbanghncssy and cecrelarj-; Commander ,and Jits. Ilolloway, CarL Ecnaon. Major II. Carllnj, Major Gray Ashton. X. T. Mack. I.ienl.-Col. Sirroni nnd Tvift; Major KnUUr mill wire; llussian I.voiT snd party. ;