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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE "'.M? TIT KIT HERALD THURSDAY, DECEMDER 30, 1915 Friday Sale Of Left-Overs Friday-Last Business Day of the Year Offers exceptional Money-Saving Bargains throughout the store all left-overs 'from the Christmas-trade are offered here Friday at a substantial discount. Look over t he. djifl'ercnt lines mentioned then come and your year-end bargain. 25 per cent Off Furs, Muffs and Neckpieces A sood time to buy The best offer of the season. All our Fur Muffs, and Xcck Pieces, in- cluding finest Mink, Persian Lamb, Sabler Grey Sauirrel, Fox. Coon, Wolf and Marmot. Friday at a Discount of 25% Off all Silk Waists. Think of the Saving This Means. Coats, Skirts and Dresses at a dis- count of 20 per cent. Every dress Coat or Suit in the store is offered at this liberal dis- count for Friday's Sale. Don't miss the opportunity of saving 20% 25 oil' Women's Kimouas Friday Only 25 Discount in all Ladies' Xeckwear All. the left-overs from the.New Stock of Lad- ies' Fancy Collars and Neck-wear, is being offer- ed Friday at a discount of 25 per cent. Silk Scarves and Knitted Caps at a Discount of 25 5k Pine assorted stock of Ladies' and Gents' Knitted Silfe Scarves, also Ladies' Siik Caps and Wool Skating Caps. Friday's Discount Fit Yourself from Our Splendid Corset Stock and Save 20 per cent on Friday It doesn't matter what corset you-select here from SOc up to S4.00, you save 20c en every dollar spent. Front or back closing corsets ill American and best Canadian makes, lines we fully guarantee. All regular stock FRIDAY AT A DISCOUNT OF" 11 Yards Flannelette, Priday for Six patterns to choose from in assorted stripes. 29 inches Trfde. Friday Bargain g a A A Eleven yards, for I .UU 8-4 Bleached Sheeting Soft 35c 8 Bleached Hemmed Sheets 80c 40 inch White Victoria Lawn............. 12K-.C 38 inch White or Cream Scrim 20c 40 inch Pillow Slips, loc. TO dozeu .10 inch Pillow Slips on sale Friday at each.....................'............... 15c" Boys' and Men's Gloves, Under- wear-, Shirts. Sweaters, Top Coats and Neckwear Ail on Sale Friday at Special Reductions Remember above prices are lor Friday Next only. The last business day of the year. The Simpson Co., Limited FIGHTING LNT "MESOPOTAMIA .1 of dM caapajfn around Bagdad in wnich the British wflrt aJtar rneUmf wftiin tfn miles the gctl, are nioi- (raUd In tta wUrt M ruiita SOT. fxttcn- mui-huidlln( their mi the Mh te Herat hwt for which osnntrr It pays to f-roiv oats instead of If you don't believe It ask Commissioner Grace. A report of the city's oat farming operations this year has just, been made which shows that, after alJ. expenses are paid, the city is about ?1709 ahead on the deal. The public works department grew about 50 acres of oats on van oua boulevards and in Henderson Park this year. These aVeraged about ,83 bushels. Putting a tion of a ton on the threshed oats delivered at the city stables, the 6" tons produced arc worth Had oats not liaen grown woedB would re. had to be "cut, and on past ex- perience the cost would have been (500. So instead of paying out the city mads 11150, which is as good' as handing the treasurer GRIM VALOR THAT WON V.C. Nobody -will bo iibic to read unmov- ed the wonderful story, cirouliitetl by tiie liritisti i-ress Jluie-iu, ot the win- ning of the V. U. by Lieut. J. (1. Smytn, of lhe 15th Sikhs, a young hero of 31. This miirative i has bceu communicated from tho hcadqimrlois of the Imliiin Army I Corps. j On the night of May 17 (writes the ofltm-) a company of the loth Sikhs, under Captain K. Hyde-Cates. tc.tcv- eil a portion of the 1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry in 3. section 'on a trench known as the "Glory near the Ferine Du Hois (near on the right of the In- dian Army Corps' front. Furious lighting had been in pro- gross here for some lime, the posi-J tion at the moment of relief being that we had taken and occupied a section of the German trench, a por- tion of the same tnmdi on our left being still held by the enemy, who had succeeded in erecting a barricade between themselves and our men. Send Bombing Party When day broke it was osL-ertahiod i that the German trench 'was packed with men with the evident intention of attacking us. A short time afterwards the attack began by heavy bombing', to which the 13th replied vigorously, anil suc- ceeded in holding their own until noon, when the position became cri- tical, as all our dry bombs had been I expcndtd, and those that had become wet from rain were found to use- Jess. it was then resolved to attempt tu relieve the situation by'sending lip a bombing party from the reserve trenches. position Desperate The position was desperate, and Lieut, Smyth, a young oflicer, who, in spite of his numbering already been brought 1o no- tice for his gallantry, was ordered to take command of the. party. Volunteers were for, and were nimieimitely forthcoming. Tho alacrity with which the demand was responded to speaks" volumes for the spirit of the regiment, for each nuv. felt sure tiiat he. was proceeding to almost1 certain deatu. in the Jaws of Death Lieut. Smyth and his little party of ten men started at to cov- er the 250 yards which intervened be- tween, them ami our trench, taKine; with two boxes of 96 bombs. The ground to. he covered was abr! solutely open, devoid of all natural I .cover. The only possible shelter from the frightful fire which met the party as soon as they were oicr our parapet was an old, broken-down trench which, at the best of times, -was liarcMy knee-deep, but now in places was tilled almost to the top with the dead bodies oi Highland Light In- fantry, and Gcr-, mans. Peri) and Horror Dropping over oijr. parapet, they wriggled their way-through the mud, pulling and pushing' the boxes with them, until they reached the scar.tr shelter of old trench, where they commenced a progress which, for sheer horror, can seldom have been surpassed. Pagris pugrecs; the turbans worn by Indians) "had .been to. the fronl of :the ifc-kes. By means of these the men in. front pulled the boxes along over arid through the dead bodies, while those in the rear pushed with all their might, tbe whole party lying flat. CLARKE CO. THE LADIES'STORE Phone 453 Block Final Clearance Furs Ready-to-Wear and many other lines specially featured here tomor- row :it prices much.below present worth. AI! Furs Again Reduced FOR THE FINAL AND ABSOLUTE CLEARANCE Original prices were much below any we have seen' in onr u.vpurionco on account of our over supply nnd these low prices are now very radi- cally reduced for quick sale. ?100 Pointed Fox Set......... S82.50 Isabella Fox Set SG.'.OO Blue Wolf Set Ulack Fox Set 540.00 Civet Cat Set 536.00 Best Mink Stole Best '.Mink JIutT And all other Furs at Similar Reduc- tions All Coats, Suits, Dresses AT PRICES AWAY BELOW REGU- LAR' "All garments must bo sold during the season for which they were nought" and our strict adherence to this principle of merchandising it responsible for these remarkable val- ues in ready-to-wear garments. ?25 and J27.50 Lined Coals all Plain Ciuth Coats at..... Plain Cloth Coats at to WO Suits all going: at 560 and JG5 Opera Evening Cloaks at 1 515 and 520 Cloth and Silk Dresses, special.lot Flannelette Sheets Size heavy grey. 60x7e, splendid weight, wooly knap, white and Skalting Gloves 75c Extra fine quality, pure wool 'White, navy and grey. Trimmed Hats All At One Price S3.45 Worth nn to 510.00 Every hat in the store includ- ed in this one lot. Smartest styles of the season in large and small shapes. Cashiueri; Hose 65c Special value at the old price 'pure 'bed tops. wool, with ril-n- Silk Sale SI 00 A great variety of colors in this special bargain lot, plain and striped, yard -wide, wonder- ful value. No Cherry in lee Cream Sundae Portland, Dec. anticipation oi the coming dry period, and it. promis-s to be dryer tha" beginning at a.m. January .1 Portland residents hava been laying in such a slock oi liquors that deaicrs have been reaping a harvest, declar- ing they have done more business in the last six weeks than they have e'.cr done in a whole year previous. The only fly in the dealers' oint- from the o-ne fearful fact that they must close business entire-! Iji January that they have found r it; necessary fa refuse hundreds on hundreds oi orders in the last few days. f Today it was announced that not a! drop of champagne or brandy of any' kind remains on the market. Almost all wines except the cheapest "dago red" is gone and even whiskies are so scarce that the saloons can fill drink j Orders only and are unable to give, GERMAN SOCIALIST WHOSE QUESTIONS BROUGHT OUT "PEACE TERMS" SPEECH ,At have Six Left j The whole ground was hissing! with the deluge oi rille and machine- gun fire, while the air above them was white with the pufis of shrap- nel. the .'anxious watchers in the from rrominent families for liquor in amounts from to have j 1LIMI1 LU fliUlJU the. bombs might --tho rule rather than theexcep-i .Just how dry it will? he is shown today by an order from the district attorney that the Maraschino cherry no longer will, be permitted to adorn an ice cream. sundae. Liquor selling must close promptly at midnight and if CP imnnccihip iiiaf anyone found in a saloon i 20 yards of tneir deadly journey, So- i n _________ poy Fatten Singh rolled over wound- LOYAL TO ENGLAND ed, followed ,n the next SO yards by .Bombav, Dec; 28.-Ten thousand jr is -SST5.S s- -sirs? s loyal and patriotic utterances of" the speakers. 'Millions Igene was in India are waiting to the konote of the open Under ordinary circumstances four men are required to handle a box of bombs Dwindled to Two They crawled on and on, until just teortthej re ichedtin end of the yn the presidential address Sir Sat- trench the party had dwindled to dra glnh d ft SUDreme fecl two-Lieut, omyth and Sepoy Lai ,Jf, ,n Indw .admirallon ,01 the j t_ t j j. imposed burden England waa in. second box oi bombs had to bearing in the struggle for liberty be anandoncd, and to haul even one and-freedom, and nride'that India box. along in the face of such dim ihad proveo Iler3eif not a whit behind culties appeared an impo siolc ts.. the reBt the in the Still pulling and hauling, ot lhe ro, tor 8IN" SING WARDEN INDICTED White Plalni, N. T., Dec. Two Indictments containing seven counts were returned today against Thomas Mott OEborne, .warden- of Sins Sins ty the VVesirheater county grand iurr. wbich has been Investigating conditions In' the 'yrlion. On.? indictment ohtrjed war den. 'with fiaviog oommltMa Tjwrjurj- n tho ctiadiicted Dr. HntolBfc UodJlnt ot the state wttm The and Lai tmeiged, wriggling painfully along into the open, where they were met with an increased blast of fire. Miraculous :E-5capeg Miraculously siirrning this they I crawled on, onU to lie confronted _ s iddenh bj a smail stream which-} was too deep to wade. it la> -lhe direct line to j safety, The ordinary man, under such cir- cumstances, would probably have ta' en it, but thesi> w ere no' ordinary men. crauled on and on. in full view of an eicmj row at close quar- tcLS, until the} came to a point in the stream which uai> ]ust fordable Honors tor tue Across this they struggled with their burden, and m a few wrre among fnendn m our trench, both untouched, al though their clothts were perforate 1 with bullet holefe Sad to shortly reach- inj the trench; t'-e gallant Ee'.oy. Lai Singh "was: killed. 4 For his most conspicuous tra-.ery Lieut. now; bees' awarded the Victjtii. Cross, and each of the trare men with him. tie Indian tmgutehed Service 51Mal In Russia derrtop- ed method for making fclv i Md Imti faod; feon< Mlt, to ppd- iie rear wheels of rno- ,e been invented. For Tomorrow Only 9TUART'8-TA'LC.UM POWDER Regujai 25c for 15c DRAWING ,i'OR THE DOLL takes place Tomorrow Evening at'9.30, Coupon 25o purchase. Have you come of our delic- foua Candy or Popcorn for New T. H. KEITH Manufacturer of Cindlet and.Pupeorn fOt THIRD AVE. ?OUTH How To Get Kid Bad Cough ot A Honi-Mxlc Rnidr Do It Onlcklf. u< Emmllr LIEUT.-COL.-V.-W. ODLUM Of thft Battalion who has been awarded the '-D. S. 0. EXPECT RUPTURE WITH AUSTRIA Rome dispatch to the. Daily. -Express quotes erican who j.as just arrived in Rome from Bucharest, via Vienna, as. saying [that. the .United States minister at VlenhVlB convinced that within, a few a rupture of the diplomatic re- lations must -follow President Wil- son's second .note on the Ancona in- cident ana is advising all-Americana' ,to -leave .country as quickly as possible IN LUCK (Buffalo Ewtssj- A Be'.'.'n offlciH statement that lait week 'a pirt of the German fleet North Sea for British but did not find any. It wag- lucky. tis, spasmodic winter couiha. Ktcps perfectly and tastes dren like it. Pinex is a and hisHy COBMH- trilled compound of icnuino JTorwiy ertrict, rich IB Waiacol, ft fo hcalait to the aemoririeg To duwtwlntnwiil, JWIP dnuglBt for omttt of not tcrtiit anvtBiM else. jf absnl! te or Dr. Philip Schiedennaii (on right) member of the' and leader of the Social Democrats, whose Questions -'ma- to tetnis brought out the German Chancellor's outline of peace GLAD HE IS MURMKM Montreal, Bee. ftn- dls, 11 jetn old, trio ar- rested on suspicion of iMdatr cated in tiie Pnmeote JTto? chette, a farmer of St. is.said.to have. to tll9 Butf' der when taken into oMtodj' bf chief df police ot at UM AOBM of ,M. Normaudln, whcn.bt Inwdco, "I'm glad .he is.dead. ,1 don't if thev hane me I don't Kl f c to hell nmutvf tli) pout iilo a 16- .he bottle with clain ;rup. Start iddu ,U If J ou hate a bul comjh or cold whieL refuges to jield to ordmuj rane dies, gLt from any drunrii' 1'incK (50 cents ounce bottle and fill the bottl granulated wrup. S._._ a tcaapoonful every hour or two. hours your will be o----- very nearly to. i'ren whoop] Rrcatly rcuW 1 m tliin irav. Ilw alwve mixture makei 11 family tho flncst oeuili tyrup thai money could a rait of onlv 54 coiils Easily prepared in 5 ninutoi. lull dircctionB with Pin This I'jncx tion takes rijiH--------------. almost immediate relief. It !dry, lioarao or tight cough in .._, ,.._ really icmarktble. It aim quickly heals the inflamed membranes which tc- coniiniy a nainfjl and stops the formation of ,n and bronchial tube-, endmit.tio persis- tent loose cough. at rtfnndnl he I'imx C ROCS thin p o Out, i ;