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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta E IN ILLICII BOOZE VANCOUVER, Dec. 12.-Walter C. Findlay, until yesterday coiumissioner and administrator of prohibition legislation In British Columbia, today was awaiting his arraignment in the provincial police court on � nhaj-se of having illegally imported liquor into the province. Plndlay was arrested at Blaine, on the inteniational boundary, and brought back to Vancouver late last night. Whiskey Ring "The arrest of Findlay," says the Vancouver Province today, "is ospect-to bo the forerunner of the expos-�ure of some enormous dealings in liquor. A person closely in touch vnth the investigation which the government has already made, stated tliis morning that further arrests will probably follow. It is possible that six or eight persons, and perhaps more, were In what is being called a 'whiskey ring' in Vancouver and Victoria and that all illegal transactions will run into thousands of dollars. It is said that the irregularities extend over many months and that instead of one carload, upon which the present charge is based, there is knowledge �which relates to eight or ten car loads." The Province states that there is no suggestion of a shortage in the' money returns at the government' liquw-stores, but that "it is stated that there �will be a shortage of the liquor which the government is supposed to have liad on hand." The same , article quotes a report "in one quarter" that "Jirobably 50 per cent, of the liquor Said to have been irregularly imported was sent.to Washington state, being smuggled across the international lionndary line." Findlay bias retained counsel and today refused to make anj' statement. l: LOOK AT TO Horry, Mother! Remove Poigons From Little Stomach, Liver, Bowels. Give "California Syrup of If CroH, Bilious or Feverish. Figs" i 'iJo matter -what ails your child, a gentle, thorough laxative should al-Rrays be the first treatment, given. � jK your little one Is out-af-sorts, JiaU-sIok, isn't resting, eating and acting naturally-look. Mother! see if tongue Is coated. Thfs la a sure sign that the little stomach, liver and bowels are clogged with waste. When jcrbss, irritable, feverish, stomach sour, nreath bad or has stomach-ache, idiairhoea, sore throat, full of cold, gire leaspoonfnl of "California Syrup of fiea," and In a few hours all the constipated poison, undigested food and upur bile gently moves out of the UtQe bowels without griping, and you have a well, playful child again. Mothers can rest easy after giviag this harmless "ftnilt laxatjve," be-miuse it never fails to cleanse the lij^tle one's liver and bowels and sweeten the stomach and they dearly love Its pleasant taste. Pull directions for babies, children of all ages and fdr crown-ups printed on each bottle. Beware of counterfeit fig syrupsi Ask your druggist for a bottle of "California Syrup of Figs;" then see tli^t it is made by the "California Fig syrup Company."-Advertisement. Esat One Tabletl Put Your Stomach ��'(��� in Order With Pape's ' DIapepsin. 'No waiting! When meals don't fit and- you beldi gas, acids and undi-K^ted food. When you feel indigestion paio, lumps of distress in stom-,u' finest showing that has ever been attempted in this city. Gifts from this department will be very easily chosen for variety of choice is very broad and prices as low as a year ago. BEAUTIFUL NOVELTY SILKS $3.$0 Excellent quality messelaines in stripes, checks, plaids, etc., in beautiful and exclusive designs and colorings. 36 Inches wide. � HABUTAI WASH SILK - - $1.25 36 inches wide for waists, underwear and children's wear. Colors, ivory, flesh, maize, sky, paddy, alice, black, etc. DURABILITY AND CREPE SILK $1.75 For dresses, �ivaists and underwear. S6 inches wide. Washable. All colors. BUCK DUCHESSE SILKS $2.00 to $4.00 Almost any grade one could wish to see. Splendid values. Every one of them pure soft finish. All last year's values.^ SILK POPLINS, CREPE POPLINS, CHAR-MEUSE, PEAU DE SOIE8, BENGALINES, CREPE DE CHINES, FAILLES, TAFFETAS, SURAHS, ETC., IN SPLENDID VARIETY OF COLORS AND QUALITIES. Silk Underwear CamIso|e8, Envelopes, Bloomers, etc. in complete variety. Colors white and flesh. Camisoles at $1.25 to $2.75 Bloomers at $3.50 to $5.00 Envelopes at $3.50 to $6.00 Xmas Dress U A most attractive showing in newest weaves and colorings and in weights that will be as good-for spring as for winter wear. A dress or skirt length would make an ideal gift. HANDSOME PLAID DRESS GOODS $2.50 A big variety of colors and novelty checks now very much In demand, FINEST OTTOMAN CORDS $3.50 Fine quality, light dress weight, colors navy, brown, green, taupe, burgundy, etc. NOVELTY CHECK SUITINGS $4.50 Very rich goods for skirts or suits. Colors taupe, brown, blue, green and burgundy. BLACK TUSSAH CLOTH $2.75 and $3.50 yard 42 and 50 inch widths in two lovely qualities. Very serviceable and clean wearing. SPLENDID STOCK OF SERGES, GRANITE CLOTHS, TWEEDS, WORSTEDS, COATINGS, ETC; Ghristmas Petticoats Taffetas, Poplins,'Habutais, etc., in plain colors, also fancy silks, maroons, taffotines, icimona satins in plain and novelty designs. $2.00 to $8.SD 614 3rd Ave. A Great Xmas Clearance Sale Suits, Coats, Furs S Trimmed Mats Here's an opportunity to save many dollars on the most useful and practical of gifts. There is nothing more suitable, more useful, or that would give the recipient more genuine satisfaction, than a garment or a fur or a hat from this lovely new stock. WE HAVE SIZES AND STYLES TO SUIT ALL/FIGURES AND TASTES, AND PRICES ARE REDUCED FROM 10 TO 30 PER CENT, Suits and Goats,' $78 Worth up to $100,00. This sale lot includes all our finest suits and coats- some twenty odd in Uie lot. SUITS made of finest broadcloths in colors taupe, brown^ navy, etc. Sable or Hudson SeaKJ;rimmfed. . COATS made of heavy velours. Colors taupe, brown, burgundy, etc. Sable or Hudson Seal trimmed. Just one of a kind, sizes 16 to 42. All Coat* up to $30.00. $28.00 All Coats arid Suits worth up to $35.00. 10 per cent off All Silk and Serge Dresses All ne.w models, worth $20.00 to ?45.00. , ; Extra Special GOAT Sale - $22.50 Fifteen brand new garments 4u tliis ' sale lot, and they are wonderful value at the bargain price, all being special numbers and as cheap as any we bad ayea^ ago at regularx prices. Tweeds and plain cloths in medium and dark colors, sizes 16 to 44. $39.00/ All Coats and Suits worth up to $50.00. 10 p er cent off AU NEW SKIRTS Plain silks and serges, novelty silks" and striped and checked worsteds, all included. TRIMMED HATS - - $8.75 All the newest models worth up to $20.00. This includes every trimmed hat. in the store without reserve. Some fifty-odd newest American atidji^^; French pattern hats'to choose from. , '  ' "i'^'Th*. Save Money on Chostmas Fms We have been doing big things in the selling of furs, chiefly because styles; are all new and prices right. NOW ALL PRICES ARE REDUCED FROM TEN TO TWENTY PER CENT. FOR FINAL CLEARANCE BEFORE CHRISTMAS OFFERING THE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE MUCH MpNEY ON AN IDEAL CHRISTMAS GIFT WHICH YOU MAY NOT MEET WITH FOR MANY SEASONS TO COME. Finest Ontario Eat Coat, 80 inch sweep, very full furred skins, well matched stripes,' dark rich color, ahawl collar, lined throughout with splendid silk poplin, sizes 36 to 44. $171.00 , Finest Sable Cape Set. Regular $190.00. $123.50 Finest Canadian' Red Fox Set. Worth $157.50. � $75.00 Finest Australian Red Foif Set. Worth $85.00. $125.00 Finest Ermine CapQ Set. Worth $150.00. $90;00 Finest Taupe Woit Set. Worth- $100.00. $85.00 Finest Canadian Beaver Cape. Worth $95.00. $110.00 Finest Black Wolf Set. Worth $125.00. $65.00 Finest Natural Wolf Set. Worth $72.50. $79.00 Finest Coon Set. Worth $90.00. $90.00 $44.00 $21.00 Best Black Wolf � Black Siberia Wolf Girls' Natural Wolf Set. Worth $100.0(i. Set. Worth $50.00. Set. Worth $25.00. J - $60.00 $42^00 $39.00 Handsome Black Wolf Set). Worth $67.50. J Girls' Australian Red Fox Set. Worth $50.00. Young L a d i e s' . Wlilte Thibet Set. Worth $45.00. $54.00 $35.00 $65.00 Splendid Black Girl's Japanese Ring Tail Oppos-suni Set. Worth $75. Wolf Set. WolrUj Fox Set. Worth ^60.00. $42.50. $7.20 $14.85 $18.iDb Child's mite Thi- Girls' White Thib- Girls' WliitO atid Grey Thibet Set. Worth $20.00. bet Set. Worth $8.00. et Set. Worth $16.50. Gkristmas Linens Five o'clock and Lunch Cloths, tray oloths, dollies, side board scarfs, dresser covers and mams, table centres, etc. 90c to $12.00 Christmas Hosiery . Complete new 8to6ks now ready for Christmas giving, including all the wanted sizes and every color in demand. HEAVY SILK HOSE----$1.00 i% to 10 inch. Specially good value. ShoAvn Sn all colors. PLAIN SILK.HOSE .-. - $2.00 Heavy weight. Splendid wearing silk. Shown In all colors. STRIPED SILK HOSE  < - $2.25 One of our most popular lines. All colors and sizes, RIBBED TOP SILK HOSE � - $1.25 Heavy weight. Black and white only. Very special value; ' I^ID GLOVES - - - - $2.50 Finest dress gloves iii white with black or black with white, also heavy walking gloves in tans or grey. COMPLETE STOCKS ALSO OF CHILDREN'S AND BOYS' AND GIRLS' HOSIERY, GLOVES, ETC. GKristniJas Knit Goods Most attractive new styles in sweaters and pullovers, plain and brushed wool aud � silk, hug-rae-tights, girls' and infants' wool jackets, overalls, caps, etc. Many specially purchased lines are nom on sale and will be from now until Christmas -or just as long as quantities last. DAINTY EMBROIDERED HAND-KERCHIEFS - - - - - 25c Very fine ^wiss goods, pretty embroidered work In white or dainty colors. SWISS AND PURE LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS - - - - - 35c .A very fine range at this price. Embroidered In white or dainty co1<#b. PURE LINEN EMBROIDERED HANDKERCHIEFS - - 45c � 50c The finest lot we haye ever had to show at these prices. Many novelty designs in-"cluded. EMBROIDERED 'KERCHIEFS IN BOXES, box - - 50c to $2.00 Two or three in CJhristnias box with Christmas card included; beautifully embroidered in white and dainty colors. BEAUTIFUL COLLARS, YOKES, TIES, FISSUES, VESTS, COLLAR AND CUFF SETS in an entirely new and complete Christmas showing. Priced at $1.00 to $6.00 Cliristmas Kimonas A very fine range of heavy velours, crepes, silk crepe do chines and quilted silks. $2.75 to $16.50 S CLARKE & CO. Lethbridge, Alta ?983 ;