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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT THE LfiTHBltlDGE DAILY HEHALT DECEMBER 1918 EVERY NIGHT OF THE BIG CARNIVAL With the influenza epidemic Christmas shopping in full and the boys beginning to come homo from tho people of and district are In Just the right mood to enjoy something novel in the way of especially when it is for such a good caiiso ns giving the kiddles of the soldiers a Christmas treat and a chance to see Santa and that is the very reason why the Kotary Club is banking on such large crowds for the Victory Cnrnivnl in the main building of tho fair grounds nest Friday and Saturday Tickets for tho big event have been on sale only since Inst Wed nesday but more thnn enough have been sold to assure a capacity house for one as a mutter the demand for tickets is just really starting In One peculiar thing about the ticket sale is that everybody is buying a ticket whether intending to go or and another peculiar thing will bi that everybody will go because every body else is It will be mere ly a case of follow the As for attendance from the outside with the roads and trails in such good condition as they are to there will be hundreds of auto mobiles Much interest is being displayed in the grand drawing which will bo a feature of the carnival and dance each Every person on enter ing will be handed a numbered During the evening these will be shaken up in a barrel and a number and the holder of the win ning number will be presented with a prize of real value that will startle the There is no joko about OPENSTOESDAY Many Birds Are Coming in For Biggest Show Ever Held Aristocrats of the feathered world are pouring into Lethbridge today by every trnln and being conveyed to the poultry building at the fair grounds where they are being put in place for the poultry show ever staged in the At least birds in place by and the accommodation of the building Is tasecBto Jinny ot tho coops have to receite three birds this year in order to find Judging will start Tuesday morn and by Wednesday night Woods and Westbrook will have all the tags On Thursday and Friday the show will be kept HS it is felt that many carnival visitors will want to visit the proceeds to the Rotary Club to help defray the expenses of the Sol diers Kiddies Christmas With j the biggest show iu the history of i the and such a good cause to there should be much greater interest displayed than over j shown at any previous winter Stepped in Front of Train at on Way To Hospital All the committees have their work now well in The decorations are inplace and the big building is The Christmas tree decorations are still to be but with everything at hand this will be yhe feature of the A word about the tickets for street car fare both ways for kiddies and mothers are being mailed within the next couple of days along with admission to the festival next Saturday afternoon when Santa 31aus will make the hearts 700 boys and girls HEARKEN WAS TWICE Billy who returned to the city on Friday night after several yeara in says he was quite confident when he left France on Sep tember 28th after taking part in the battles of Amiens and where the Canadians were nsetl as the spear head of the that the war would be over in a short al though he hardly expected the Ger mans to break up so who before he enlUt ed in the 3rd at was a member of the local Typographical was transferred to the 7th Battalion on reaching Jucr before the battle of the Somnse he wounded in two places over the and went to After returnihg to his old battahon he was on active service in the field right through till September this with the exception of a time when he was in hospital in France suffer ing 1rom injuries received when he collided with motor lorry during the battle of Aitken aays he is very glad to be home and after a short holiday he expects to take up his old trade of print A faia accident occurred this morning at at Kipp when George a stepped in front of incoming 567 from Mac leod to receiving injuries re sulting in his death before he could be brought to the It appears that the who was firing on a freight bound stepped off his which was on a side track to let the passenger train and not seeing or hearing the passenger he was hit squarely by the engine of The body was badly and though every effort was made to rush him to the city for medical the injuries were so serious that he died on the The late Hewitt had been work ing on the division for about a He was years ot and came here from the in which he was a Prior to Joining the navy he a marine fireman at The company officials are endeavor ing today to get in touch with some of his as there are none here to take charge of the The young man was j Larger Acreage for Crop Next j Year Than Ever Before ABOLISH UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHED BY HUNS mu nicipal council has voted in favor of the immediate and complete abolition of the university established by the 5ermans here during their occupa tion and a restoration of the French University of The vote in the council was to with eight mem bws not Southern Alberta is experiencing one of the most open fall seasons in its Outside one or two little skifts of and one cold period of three or four days when the mercury dropped to four above tlrere has been no winter as Just at the present time the weather is like Oc One effect of this is that farmers are still busy All through the first week of December those farmers who hadnt completed fall ploughing were busy turning over the with the result that the acreage ready for next years crop is tho larg est in the history of Southern The of acres ot new break ing together with the immense areas of summerfallow and fall ploughing has put the south in a position to seed 2j per cent more land next spring than ever Given normal wea ther conditions through the 1919 crop season Southern Alberta stands to sur prise the Another good effect of the open fall is that farmers and ranchers who are short of feed for their stock have been able to conserve what little fod der they have to tide their stock over the winter Clearing Sale of Readyto Sale Continues All This Week The whole of Our Mammoth Stock offered Sacrifice Prices Knit Sweater Muslin and Silk Girls Coats and Also All The Collars and Fur Coats HM BIGGEST AND BEST DECEMBER SALE in Our History YOU WILL FIND MANY USEFUL GIFT THINGS IN THIS STOCK AT A SAVING IN Clearing SaleCoats Clearing Sale of Furs WOMENS BEST PLUSH COATS Regular WOMENS FINE PLUSH COATS Regular WOMENS FINE PLUSH COATS Regular WOMENS RICH FUR TRIMMED COATS Regular WOMENS FUR TRIMMED COATS Regular WOMENS VELOUR CLOTH COATS Regular for WOMENS VELOUR CLOTH COATS Regular WOMENS WOOL TWEED COATS Regular for WOMENS TWEED COATS Regular for Safe Money by Buying Your Christinas Presents 1 CIVET SET Muff and Neck regular 1 BLACK WOLF SET Animal Scarf and Round regular 1 JAPANESE FOX SET Fancy Saddle Muff and Animal regular for 1 ONLY BLACK WOLF SET Animal Scarf and Round regular for 1 NATURAL LYNX SET Large Round Animal regular 1 TAUPE WOLF Large Round Muff and Large Shoulder regular 1 HUDSON SEAL AND ERMINE Large Cape and Round regular price Clearing All Satin and Serge Dresses At Prices That Will Move Them Out 6 ONLY SERGE DRESSES Wine and pnre wool regular 14 SERGE DRESSES Fine quality and good regular 16 SERGE DRESSES Finest qualities and handsome regular Some Big Snaps in Silk and Satin Dresses 8 SILK POPLIN DRESSES All pretty shades and latest regular 17 SILK AND SATIN DRESSES A great variety of styles and Worth 9 PUSSY WILLOW SILK DRESSES Assorted shades and regular for Every Fur Coat In Stock Going at a Real Bargain WOMENS DARK RAT COATS Guaranteed perfect well sewn and richly 50 inches Regular price for WOMENS RICH HUDSON SEAL COAT 45 inches Extra wide deep collar and lined with belt heavy brocaded Regular price for WOMENS BEST DARK RAT COAT Deep collar and cuffs of 1 Canadian rich silk Regular price 1 FINE SABLE SET Large Cape and Round regular price 1 BEAVER SET Large Cape Round regular price 1 BLACK LYNX SET Animal Scarf and Pillow regular 3 DARK RAT MUFFS Regular for 2 HUDSON SEAL MUFFS Regular for 2 SABLE MUFFS Regular 1 BLACK WOLF CAPE Regular BLACK WOLF CAPE COLLAR Regular for All Skirts of Tweed and Silks Clearing at a Discount of 20 par cent SILK EIDERDOWN AND CREPE KIMONAS Clearing at a Discount of 15 per CLEARING ALL BLOUSES Satins and Pint Voiles at a Discount of 10 per 4 All new Christmas stock included in this discount CHILDRENS DRESSES AND COATS Are to be Cleared at Reduced WHY PAY you can buy uptodate Mer chandise at prices quoted ACT QUICKLY THE SIMPSON Limited THE Remedy for Appendicitis Stomach Appendicitis and Kidney Stones caused and mislead people until those bad attacks of Gall Colic Nft one in Gall Stone Sufferers knows what is toe MaiUats Specific will cure without pain or opei at For Sale at all Drug Recommended by Higlnbotham TORONTO frrr I Large in savings in current liquid resources und j total assets are reported by the j chanta Bank for the twelve j ended Tho figures i when compared with these reported as at O totier 1917 show that very liulmtunllulr progress has i made by the gains over the corresponding period ot 1917 being shown in every department of tho banks The total asseirf of bank now amount to approximately as compared with at the end of October The as sets amount to over and show an increase of almost indicating that the bank is taking every precaution to keep its resources in a quickly convertible While demand deposits remain practically unchanged lie gain in savings depos its amount to over or a gain of 50 per The total in now That theMerchants Bank is doing its full share In cater ing to tho business ueeds of the coun try is Hiiowii by the fact that current loann have gained ahd now stand at over Altogether thu report is one which gives the greatest possible satisfaction to depositors and tho public in The statement of wide spread pros perity throughout the prosperity which shared in by tl f Merchants JOIMS RUMANIA National Rumanian Council of Transyl vania has proclaimed union with the kingdom of Ru manian flags are flying every where and great enthusiaim ig CELEBRATED ARTISTS TOBEENMAINED Special entertainment lor thu cele brated urlintfi which are to visit Leth briUgc this wintur on the Lyceum pro is now being arranged by the various sociutiin iir the When Dertlfa Kamcr and her celebrated of musical artists come to tha dty on Uecemhw they will bo entertained by the Mathesls MiKs Karrier and her company are to appear at ou the evening ot December The next to visit the city will Irvin tho noted war correspondent and humoroiii who is now famous on two Cobb will lecture here on January und will be entertained during the day at u business mens arrangements for are now being Season tickets attractions are by tie Qlfla Auxiliary and are going UAL Thorn was a large congregation at Marys church laSit when a memorial service wan held in honor of their members who had fallen in tho There aro about 80 names on tho honor rqll of the and IS of this number havu made the NII preme The membortj of tho Clarys Boy Scouts were in at in charge of Scoutnantor Appropriate psalms and hymns won for the and Kilner rendered a Nearur My God to Thu Snow an Impressive taking for hln text the 107th 30th Then they are glajj be cause they are at and BO he hrlngath them into the haven where they would Daniel Evangelical min died ut Of of Control of Cubic in in Which Canada is Interested ot con trol of the Western Union arid Com mercial Cable Company by United States VnstmasterUeneral Burlesou has been the subject consideration by the Canadian As the cables pass from Ireland ta Canada in crossing the and as authority to operate was expected from Canadian and New ioundland these cables liiivu been regarded as British and part of the AllRed cable system links thci empire from London to New The Canadian government was not consultod by aud Jas hoard of his action through tho So far as the British government was not con Canada has largo financial interests In thu Commurclal Cable and there is considerable Canadian representation on the No de cision as to action to be taken has been reached by the Canadian govern but inquiries are being made uud Canadas position will be defined when the attitude of Burlcson is further disclosed in reorganization ot the cable PROMINENT PASSENGERS Cun ard liner Aquitniiia Bulled early yes tprday for Among her yajfr were Duchess of Lady MauM MacKliitosh and child Lady Dorothy Kenyon Lady Kenyon Captain Lord Sliaughnessy and secretary Commaudor Major Major Gray T Sircom and Kulater and wife llusuiun Lvoff and Major ;