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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Influenza epidemic over, ^^Uristmas shopping in full awing, and toe boys beglnnlAK to come home from J^ance, the petiple of Letbbridge and aistrlct are la just the right mood to enjoy aomething novel in the way of entertainment, especially when it is for bucu a good cause as giving the Middles of the soldiers a Christmas t^ea^and a chance to see SantaClaus, idia'that Is'the very reason why the liotary Club is banking on such large t*owd8 for-tlie Victory Carnival in the main'building of the fair grounds next Thursday, Friday and Saturday �fevenings. Tickets for the big event have been on sale only since last Wed-aesday morning, but more than 5*,r^iclpal council has voted in favor of /the immediate and complete abolition / i!ot the university established by the 0Xi�rman8 here during their occupation and a restoration of the French . i. i.'tJniversity.. of Ghent. The vote In the : i'council was/23 to 2, with eight mem-/ 'ibers not -voting. A fatal accident occurred this morning at S.sd^at Kipp when George Hewitt, a C. P. R. fireman, .stepped in front of incoming No. 567 from Mac-leod to Coutts, receiving injuries resulting; in his death before he could be brought to the city. It appears that the deceased, who was firing on a freight bound west; stepped off his englnfe, which was on a side track to let the passenger train pass, and not seeing-, or hearing the passenger coming, he was hit squarely by the engine of 567. The body was badly mangled, and though every effort was made to rush him to the city for medical attention, the injuries were so serious that he died on the way^ The late Mr. Hewitt had been working on the LieUUi^tiigB division for about a month. He was 37 years of age, and came here from the V. S. na-vyi" in i^hjch' he was a. 'fireman.i Prior to Joining the "V. S. navy he was a marine fireman at Vancouver. The, company .officials are endeavoring today to get in, touch, with some ot his relatives, a& there are none here ..to take charge of the remains. The young man was immarried. The whole of Our Mammoth Stock offered-at^SaGrifice Coats, Suits, Dresses, Skirts, Waists, Kimonas, Pettieoats, Knit Sweder Muslin and Silk Underwear, Girls' Dresses, Coats and Middies. Also All The Furs. Muffs, Collars and Fur Coats Th'? BIGGEST AND BEST DECEMBER SALE in Our History YOU WILL FIND MANY USEiFVL GIFT THINGS IN THIS^OCK At A SA^ FALL PLOWING Clearing Sale-Goats WOMEN'S BEST PLUSH COATS Regular $50.00 for $39.00 WOMEN'S FINE PLUSH COATS Regular $42.50 for ... ......... $34.50 WOMEN'S FINE PLUSH COATS Regular $37.50 for ...... ..... $29.00 WOMEN'S RICH FUR TRIMMED COATS Regular $80.00 for ... > .. ..... $64.00 WOMEN'S FUR TRIMMED COATS Regular $60.00 for........... $47.50 WOMEN'S VELOUR CLOTH COATS Regular $36.00 for ... ... $2j7.50 WOMEN'S VELOIJR CLOTH COATS Regular $33.00 for ... .... . t $25.50 WOMEN'S WOOL TWEED CO^S Regular $26.00 ior . .. ..... $19.00 WOMEN'S TWEED COATS Regular $18.50 for .. .v......., $13.00 - - )i Clearing Sale of Furs Safe Money-by Buying Your Christinas Presents Now. 1 ONLY, CIVET SET Muff and Neck Piece, regular $48.50 for... ..... ....... $36.00 1 ONLY, BLACK WOLF SET Aninial Ss:irf uid Round Muff, regular)---- $45.00for... .. ..... .... $37.50 1 ONLY, JAPANESE FOX SET Fancy Siddle Muff und Animal Scarf, - - - -regular $34.00 for .. $28.50 1 ONLY BLACK WOLF SET Animal Scarf and Round Muff, regular - - - - $58.00 for ... .... $49.00 1 ONLY, NATURAL LYNX SET Large Round Miiff^Animal Scarf, regular - - -$80.00f6r ... ... ... $60.00 1 6NLY, TAUPE WdLFSET Large Round Muff anil Large Shoulder Piece, regular $90.00% ^ . . $67.00 1 ONLY, HUDSON SEAL AND ERMINE Large Cape and Round 4liuff, regslarvprice -$140.00 for \ . $l/22;50 Clearing AH Siik, Satin and Seirge Dresses Af Prices Tliat Will Move Them Out Quickly. ^ 6 ONLY SERGE DRESSES Taupe^ Wine and Green, pure wool materiab, regular ^20.00 for ... ..$13.00 * 14 SERGE DRESSES Fine quality and good styles, regular - - - -$27.50for . . . $22.50 16 ONLY, SERdE DRESSES Finest qualities and handsome stylet'^^ -  -shades, regular $35;06 for .. ^ 1.. $29.00 Some Big Shaps in Silk aiidl Satin Dresses : 8 ONLY, SILK POPLIN DRESSES All pretty shades and latest styles, regular - 7 $20.oofor .. . ............::,$i5.5o 17 SILKlmo SATIN DRESSES; . A great variety of styles and shades. Worth $28.00 for . . ..........: $22^50 9 5nLY, PUSSY WILLOW SILK DIESES Assorted shades and styles, regular ^19.50 �. for :V: .. %.. v J. |. ... .. . $16.00 Larger Acreage for Crop Next Year Than' Ever Before Southern Alberta is experiencing one of the most open fall seasons, In its history. Outside 'one or two little skifts of snow, and one cold period of three or four days when the mercury dropped to.four above zero, tlrere has been no winter as'yet..' Just at the present time the weather is like October. One effect of this Is that farmers are still busy ploughing. AH through the first week of December those farmers- who hadn't completed fall ploughing were busy turning over the land, with the result that the acreage ready for next year's crop is the largest in the history of Southern Alberta. The.thousands of acres of new breaking together with the immense areas of summerfallow and fall ploughing has put the south in a position to seed 25 per ceht more land next spring than ever before. Given normal weather conditioiis through the 1919 crop' season Sbuthern Alberta stands to surprise the world. 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 fodder they have to tide their stock over the winter season. m ......... toe � tlevcr-Fuling Remedy for Appendicitis, I- Indigestton^'Stomach Disorders, Appendicitis and Kidney Stones iam often caused by QslI Stones, :!'snd mislead people until those |t)'if)a4attacks pf Gall.Stoae Colic Asppear.-:Nnt one in ten^Gall t^me- anfferers knows what is ^thJft'ttbnble.' Matlatt's Specific ^vnllvcure without paia or opet-f^tion,-^ FoJr> Sale at all Drug-' niata. R�commendeil^t)y J. D. 7alnt>o.tham & Co;; Limited,' ogif.tc,,Lethbridge; Alta. MARLATT&OO ST, TOROfftp^: vrice $135.00 for $109.00 WOMEN'S RICH HUDSON SEAL COAT 45 inches long. Extra wide skirt, deep collar and cuffs, lined with best heavy brocaded silk. Regubr price $290.00 for $265.00 WOMEN'S BEST DARK RAT COAT '] Deep collar and cuffs of No. 1 Vlanadisn cooa, rich silk linings. Regu^r price $195.00 for ... .. $165.00 1 ONLY, FINE SABLE SET Large Cape and Round Muff, regular price -$125i00 for . .. .. $110.00 1 ONLY, BEAVER SET Large Cape Collar, Round Muff, regular price$115.00for ... ..., . $95^^00 1 ONLY, BLACK LYNX SET Animal Scarf and Pillow Muff, regular - - - -$120.00 for ... . . . $95.00 3 ONLY, DARK RAT MUFFS - Regular $16.00 for .. ........ $12.50 / 2 ONLY, HUDSON SEAL MUFFS Regdar $38.50 fo^ ......... $33.50 2 ONLY, SABLE mIjFFS Regular $50.00 for ... ... . y.. $42.00 1 ONLY, BLACK WOLF CAPE Reguhu- $55.00 for .. . $41.00 KONLY, BUCK WOLF CAPE COLLAR Regular $20.00 for ... . . .i. .. $16.75 Skirts of Serge, l^eed and Sy^^ Clearing at a Discount of 20 ptr cent SILK EIDERDOWN AND CREPE KIMONAS Clearing at a Discount of 15 per cent, CLEARING ALL BLOUSES / ^' Silks, Crepes, Georgettes, Satins and Fini / . Yofl^'^at a Discount of lOperceni* ' Alljnew Christmas slock included in this discount sale. Are to be Cleared &t Reduced Prices. WHY PAY MORE-whei> you can biiy ii|i-to-date Merchandise at prices quoted here-SO XCT riter, I My God who is now famous obtWo continents. Snow preached^an impressive' sermon Boothi' Appropriate psalm's and hymns , wert u3pd for the occasion, and Mi*, by the Canadiaii.^(lver!&nent. As the will b^P'li-vin S. Cobb, the noted wariH, XOlner rendereji a sold, ''Nearer Atlantic cables Vafefefi-oin/l^^^ to correspondent and hpnnorous -rtriter,! My God to Thee." The Rey. A. E.. Canada in crossing *tlie" Atlkntic, and  Cavendish, Capt. as authority to op�rite"was expected I Lady Kenyon Mr. Cobb win lectiirehere on, January; taking for his text the 107th Psalm,'! from the British, Canadian and New HALIFAX, N. S., Dec, 9.~'rhe Cun-ard liner Aquitania sailed early ,\yes-ralv: Burleson \ terday for Liverpool.. Among her paMh "'consideration, engers were: Duchess of Devonshire, iady MaUW Majjiqntosh and child; Lady DorothT " - � Kenyon Slaney, Slaney, ^Captain 30th, and will be entertained during the day at a business men's lunciieon, arrangements for wJiicU are noW being discussed. / ; , Sea'sbn tickets attractions are bein^ Sold'by.tUeflij'ls' Auxiliary and are going fast. 30th verse, "Then they are gla^ cause they are at rest, c^nd.sb. tirlhgeth them into the haven .where Uiey would be." Rev. Daniel Kreh, Evangelical inih ister, died at Stratford.  " . .----------------- |M. R: Ridley, Capt, H. A. Cllvc, be- foundland goveroments, these cables'Lord Shaughnessy-and secretary; he have been regarded as British' and Commander ^nd Mrs. Hollo way, Capt. part of the AU-Red 6able system wblch Benson, Major ri. C'arling, Major links the empire frotri London to New Gray- Ashton, Lleut.-Col.  N. T. Mack, Zealand:' 'The Canadian government Lieiit.-Coji. Sircom and vylta;' Major was not consulted :hy Mr. Bui'jesbn,''Bulster and wife; Russian. Prlnc� and Jias. heard of 'his attion only Lvoff and party, , ;