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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 'WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 14, 1917 1 i- III I III '  -   II r " THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN CLARKE & CO; T^iJ^Mg^ 612, 3rd Aventie South Phone 453 Newest Outer (ra/�^&nts ^ Attractive Display Suits and coat^y skifts aud drosses of the famous Nortliway inalv(> and iiifiny other*liiJ6^ chosen from Canada's leading manufacturers, shown ri'ow ill a splendid variety of styles and materials that are to be the Iciid-ing^favoritesthisi season, WOMEN CONTEMPLATING THE PURCHASE OF A NEW OUTFIT WILL DO WELL TO SEE THIS SHOW-i�NQ.. A LOOK iTMBOUQH CARRIES WITH IT NO OBLIGATION WHATEVER TO BUY AND IN CASE HVO0!;,tEE WHAT you WANT, A DEPOSIT WILL SECURE IT FOR YOU TILL YOU ARE READY TO TAKE IT AVfrAY- ' ;* , THE SUITS Handsome new models cut on straight llneS). both coats and skirts shown with a great deal of pleating. Coats moatfy finished with belts, convertible collars that L look well high or low, Skirts slightly narrower'alnd slightly long- A tplendid variety now on display in all the staple color* such as navy, black, Itrown^ Oreen, etc. Girls size* 1S and 17; small women's sizes 16, 18, 20; regular sizes 34 to 40 and extra large sizes up to 44. A showing well worth a ipectal vlalt. $25.00 to $40.00 THE COATS Spring models are shown In a great variety of styles from the short box sports coat to tho almost � full length motor or street, coat, and the variety is wide enough and styles becoming enough to suit  every imaginable taste. Tweeds In Donegals, over-cheeks and neat plaid effects; handsome covert coats In sports and as long' as seven-eighths lengths; velours in checks and plain high colors in particularly attractive and .dressy styles, and navy, grey and bjack ' coats' in small and large sizes up $17.50 to $32.50 THE SKIRTS Garments of this type are to be more in demand than for many seasons pa^t; A splendid showing now awaits }^our approval in all the staple and''very wearable styles that you get the greatest amount of service out of. Fine pure wool aerg** In navy, black, brown and green, pleated and atralght cut effect*. Also silks in taffeta* and duche**es in most becoming and attractive style*. Almost any style Qhe could' with **e'; Shown In sizes up to'36 inch walatband. $6.50 to $15.00 THE DRESSES straight ..ine effects are the predominating feature of ail kinds of dresses whether of serge, silk or crepe de chene. Models of the "Billle J3urke" type and many others showing a tendency, along that order are very much in demand and sell on sight. Splendid variety of models to choose from in fine serges, silks, atins and crepe de chene, small regular and extra large sizes. Every one exclusive with this store and no higher in price than former seasons. $13.50 to $32.50 Perfect CorsetModels TO WEAR WITH THE NEW GARMENT To get a perfect fitting garment, a perfect fitting corset of the correct stylo is advisable and we have models to suit every type of figure in The famous Gossard Corset at $2.50, 3.50, 4.50, 5.50, 6.50 aiiia 7.50. -This is the original front lacing make arid still retains the leadership for-perfection of fit and shape keeping abilities, -.^t;; MODELS FOR SLIGHT, MEDIUM AND STOUT FIGURES AT PRICES TO SUIT EVERY PURSE. An experienced-, corsetiere will fit you with the model best suited to your figure, fittings by appointment, forenoons up to 11 o'clock. OHiO WOMAN'S WISH For Tired, Weak, Nervous Women BoUfcfontaine, Ohio.-'I wish overy tired, weak, ne^yous women could have Vlnol, for I never spent any money in my lite that did me so much good aa that I spent on Vlnol. I \yM weak, tired, worn out and nervous, and Vlnol made me strong, well and vigorous after everything else had failed to help me, and I can now do my housework with pleasure."-Mrs. J, F. Ijamborn. We guarantee Vinol, which contains beef and cod liver peptones, iron and manganese peptonates and glycerophosphates, for all weak, run down, nervous, debilitated conditions.-,J. D. Higinbotham & Co., Ltd., Druggists, Lethbrldgo. Also at the best druggists in all Alberta towns._ CURES SKIN AFFECTIONS One package proves it. Sold and guaranteed by above Vinol druggist. UEIS BROUGHT TO LIFE; OLIVER IS SECY Important Organization on Better Footing-City Asked to Pay Secretary [ITALIAN LOAN 18 BEING SUBSCRIBED Rome, via, Paris, Feb. 12.-The Itefanl Agency announces that the lubscrlptlons to the Italian five per lent, war loan amounted last week to ,200,000,000, lire, 8O0,6OQ,OO0" lire "hich was In cash. ^ ' REPORT OF SUNKEN RAIDER Buenos Ayres, Feb. 13.- A German raider, supposed to be.the Vin-eta,-has been sunk In battle with British cruisers according to report received " here by 'the newspaper Ija Rossalne. The report states^that one be the British Crtilsers Was iamaged in the battle. / ' ' The momypu know ^ about coffee^and the more ^ part-* iciilar yoii ^re aboartiroma and flavour-the more you will appreciate "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE. Once you have tified it, your choice will always be Chase & Sanborn's "SEAL BRAJ^D" COFFEE. la H, I and 3 pound tins: Whole-ground-pulvericed-klso fine ground for Percolators. Never sold in bulk. |g�. CHASE �c SANBORNr MONTREAL. WON'T RESTRICT . WARFARE London, Feb. 14, 5.15 p.m. - A Berlin official, statement dated Feb." I.Ath, -referring .t�>.r,newa from abroad to the effect that the marine barrier against Great Britain maintained with submarines and mines lias been or will be weakened out of regard for United . States or for other reaaohs says: . "Regard for neutrals prompts the clearest declaration that the un->. restricted war against all sea traffic in the announced barred zones' is now in full swing and will, under no circumstances be restricted." ' MINISTER OF FINANCE Victoria, Feb. 13.-Hon. H. C. Brewster was sworn in this afternooHl as minister o( finance. He will hold ,the ofHce for the present, and many Victorians believe will be the permanent head of the department. AN INDEPENDENT The Bulldogs Are ComlngI Valentine Day �and every day our Meats are uniformly Southern Alberta's Choicest. They will always Make a Hit with your guests and family. Why not investigate our service. Delanys Limited THE LiOR ACT Edmonton, Feb. 14.-An independent commission to administer and control the liquor law o� the province is the evident desire of the temperance leaders of Alberta who are now in session in the annual convention of the Temperance and Moral Keform League. ^ The present system, according to statements made at the opening session of the convention;.'by. several speakers and further indicated in a number of resolutions to be dealb with later, has been found unsatisfactory anfl changes will be asked for that will ensure better, enforcement more nearly In line with the wish of the people. J. A. Virtue, president of the league, said there had been gross inefficiency on the part of provincial detectives, and some of the magistrates had lieen seriously at fault in their handling of the cases brought before them for trial. �A. W. Coone, general secretary, declared in his annual report that only an Independent commission could satisfactorily deal with the law enforcement/In Alberta, tor while the local police have given in many cases the best service they could, they have be^n seriously handicapped ever ainfce the act went into effect. Cost of War to Germany London, Feb. 14. - Germany's war costs to date iiave reached ^ total of sixty billion marks, says � atelegram from Berlin forwarded ^ by ;the correspondent at Anjster: \ dan) of tile Rcuter's Telegram Co. . 2Qoingupon High?" -better try the low gear first. The human engine must have thfe right kind of fuel-food. Power to do things cornes from food, that is rich'in muscle-buiiding material, that is easily digested. Shredded Wheat is a high-ipower food, the kind that fits a man or woman-for the day's work-just enough muscle-making material, just enough heat-making material, to keep the body in topr notch condition. SHredded Wheat is ready*^dok?d, . ready-to-eat. Two Biscuits with milk make a nourishing meal at a coet of a few cen^s. Made in Canada. WHAT WAS DONE Appointed J. R .Oliver secretary of the League. Urged thaV the city pay $50 per month toward his salary. Set aside the west roof of the Board of Trade building as a temporary club rcpm for. returned veterans. Sent a wire to Major Buchanan of the. Pensions Board, who is now iii Calgary, to come to Leth-brldge, address a public meeting, aud meet returned soldiers who have had difficulty in securing their pensions, etc. Urged Pensions Board tor each military district. Passed resolutions urging greater care in the matter of prematurely discharged soldiers, payment of pensions, assessment of disability, etc.. Asked the public to aid in securing positions for-returned soldiers of whom they expect to have 30 or 40 in the city sliortly. Practically all who have returned to date have secured positions. A largely attended meeting of Leth-bridge Returned Soldiers' Bureau was held in the Board of Trade rooms yesterday with Mayor Hardie in the chair. Recommendations froni the provincial secretary ad.vo'cating the appointment of n district pension board and district pension paymaster in each military district, with full powers so that local conditions .will be better understood and unnecessary delays in payment remedied, were supported by a resolution and copies sent to the Dominion secretary, chairman of the Pension Board, .Senator DeVeber and W. A. Buchanan, M.P., and the premier. Theijmatter of assessment of disability in relation to pensions and the difficulties arising from men ' being permanently dischai-ged were also supported in the same manner. A lettergram was sent to Major Buchanan, pension board inspector at present in Calgary, asking him to come to Lethbridge to explain the scheme of pensions and Interview local cases on the spot. A resolution was .adopted that 'J. Russell Oliver, who lias been honorary secretary since the' institution of the bureau, be continued in tiiat office as requested by the provincial secretary, with remuneration .to be paid by the city owing to tha .increasing amount of work involved.., . A resolution was sent to the city commissioners aalcing that they endeavor to secure .suitable quarters for a Returned Soldiers' Club. The bureau supported the action of the city commissioners in recommending local sites for hospital use necessitated by the mfen being sent back to Canada at an. earlier stage of convalescence than formerly. S. J. Shepherd, .was appointed to a vacancy on the committee. The secretary's oflice will be in the Board of Trade rooms. SUIT OVER TRACTOR CI The case of W. G. Wembourne vs. the J. 1.- Case Co., .start'ed yesterday, was still on before Mr. Justice Hynd-man this morning. The evidence showed that Mr. Wembourne had bought a Case engine and ploughing o.utfit from Jacob Herring, a farmer residing near Purple Springs. He paid for" it in full, partly in cash and partly by trading in another engine. It appears that there "wefC some lien notes against the engine and the Case Co. proceedeid to collect these from Mr. Wembourne. The latter claims that Herring was the agent for the J. I. Case Co. and therefore the Case Co. could not set uj>'a claim against the plaintiff. Argument in tho case started this afternooji. The case of-.J. ,H.-Asjidown Co. vs. Held "and Rejd haBbeen settled out of court. The next case on the docket is that of M. A. Cline^ widow of the late Frank Cline, former bandmaster of the Lethbridge city band, against the Trusts and Guarantee Co., executors of the estate. She is suing on a claim for $1300 which the executors refuse to acknowWdge. MILADI Mrs. V. V. Christie and son ot Cards-ton, are in tlie cii.v. . �  Tho Busy I3oe knitting club will meet at the I>omc of Mrs. D. Fcrgo-aon. 111 2nd Ave. south on Thursday evening. ... Tho Blue Bird club of St. Augus-tin's church arc entertaining the members ot the congregation at a Valentine social in St. Augustln's hall tonight. � *  Tlic ladies' society of the B. of L. F. and IC. will hold a card party and soci.il evening on Thursday evening In the S. O .1'^. hall. All members are requested to meet at 7.30. . . n A meeting oC tho committee in charge oC the arrangements for the C. O. F. dance will be held tomorrow night at 7.30 in the Alberta Picture Gallery, Hull I31ock. It � Tlie regular meeting of the Ale.van-dcr Gait Chapter, I.O.t).�. will be liekl tomaxTow afternoon at 3.30 in tho Y.M.C.A. .Members are reminded that foes for 1017 are now due and may be paid at this meeting. *  � The collection of waste paper yesterday under the auspices ot the Ale.xander Gait Chapter, I. O. D. E. was a great success as the paper received makes a sufficient amount with the quantity received from the two previous collections to till a car, that is, altogether ten tons have been collected. The buudles received yesterday were well tied and reached the warehouse in good condition. The committee wish to thank Boulton's auto livery, W. L.  McKenzie and Lieut. Higinbotham" tor the use of their cars and give special thanks to the high school boys for their splendid assistance. The Willarrt \V. C. T. 1.!. will meet tomorrow night at tlio home of Mrs. A. Ingram, 13th street north. * �  The Countess de Lesseps, daughter of .Sir William and Lady Mackenzie, i.s nursing in one oC tlio military hospitals in I'aris. � � v The First Aid class that is being held under the auspices ot the I.O.D. E. met last niglit at the Y.M.C.A. with a good attendance. * � � .'Miss I. Robiaon of tiie C.P.R. tele-grapli office, has returned from a two months' visit with relatives in Harvey, N.B., and other eastern points. * * * Mr. P. E. Metheral of Weyburn, who has been spending the winter at Victoria, has arrived in tho city to visit his sister, Mrs. W. A. Hamilton, � w  Judge and Mrs. Winter and daughter, Mrs. Ritson-Bennett, are leaving shortly for Victoria, where they will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fraser, -Calgary Herald. * � * The annual meeting ot the Dorcas Society ot St. Cyprian's church was held last night and was well attended. The following officers were elected tor the ensuing year: President, Miss M. Gifford; vice-president. Miss A. .tones; secretary. Miss JI. Wellington; treasurer. Miss J. Hatch. It was decided to hold the meetings in tu-. ture on Mondays instead of Tuesdays, * * * Mrs. F. M. Lee, of Edmonton, en--tertalned at tea in the Macdonald on Saturday, in honor of her guest, Miaa McKlniion, of Vermilion. Tha party included Mrs. Sifton, Mrs. J. H. Rld-dell, Mrs. W. T. Henry, Mrs. Bar-ridge, Miss Marcella Lafferty (Lethbridge), Miss Vera Perraton, Misa Chappeile, Miss McCrumb, and Mr. Raymond Sifton.-Edmonton Bulletin, COAL OUTPUT OF Local Mines Produced 16 Per Cent, of the Total 1916 Output of Province (Special to the Herald). Edmonton, Feb. 14.-The coal output ot Alberta for the' year 1916, according to the statistics compiled by the provincial mining department, amounted to 4,648,604 tons compared with 3,434,891 for 1D.15 and with 4,306,-346 for 1913, the record year so far in the history of coal mining in' Alberta. The following is the output by districts: Lignite 1916 1915 Lethbridge...... 740,022 613,293 Magrath........ 1,247 1,423 Milk River...... 5,577 4,106 Taber ____i..... 139,318 89,698 Bow Island ...... 4,132 ' 5,762 Medicine Hat ..... 12,173 5,536 Drumheller..... 377,618 247,805 Big Valley ....... 16,4'?8 15,756 Brooks ......... 10,917 12,147 Hanna.......... 25,048 28,556 Lacombe....... 18,805 � 25,498 Trochu ........ 12,898 10,886 Three Hills...... 15,120 � 15,306 Carbon........ 6,091 6,852 Battle River .... 10,352 . 9,406 Camrose....... 52,588- ' 56,731 Tofleld ........ 67,063 54,320 Clover Bar ..... 204,566 155,613 Edmonton ..... 111,907 100,981 Namao .... .....12,378 8,423 Cardiff ......;. 236,433 17'r,617 Wabamun ..... 7,475 2,409 Pembina ... ____ 72,746 32,888 AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE NOW A HOSPITAL Winnipeg, Feb. 13.-The old agi'i-cultural college has been turned over in its entirety by the provincial government to the military hospitals' commission to be used for hospital and convalescent home purposes, it was announced this morning. A start win be made immediately to reconstruct the, buildings In order that a convalescent home of 600 beds may be available by April 15, and it is also profiosed that re-education work will'be undertaken there. The plans in detail, however, have not yet been arranged. The Bulldogs Are Coming! ... 2,172,801 1,682,922 Total Bituminous Crow's Nest ---- 1,402,616 Canmore ...... 281,387 Brazeau '........ 289,768 Jasper Park ..... 182,504 Yellowhead Pass. 69,426 Mountain Park .. 139,538 916,051 208,875 232,728 86,496 83,414 83,585 Total !........ 2,335,259 1,626,237 Banff .... Anthracite ..... 140,544 125,732 It should be stated that the product of the Aldersyde and High River mines, in 1915, anfounting to 7946 and 3810 tons, was classed as bituminous. For 1916, when the character of the coal has been really determined, it is classed as lignite. In 1916 the yield from Aldersyde %vas 7087 and from High River 172G tons. . This is the , first year Peacp River appears in the list as a coal mining district. Jts output is given as 590 tons of lignite. , WELL.KNOWN ONTARIO WOMAN SPSAKS. WeDand, Ont.-"I tun most pleased to ms that Pierce's Favorite Prescription has proved itself 8 first-clasa remedy. I wail run>down, weak and played out, and needed a woman's tonic. ,1 have just finished using on� bottle. I feel much etronger and better. .\ Can eat better and am less nervous. You may say thai 'Favorite Preocrip* tion' is just the medicine for tired-outj Worn-out women. It does wonders fof them."-Mas. Geo. Flamigan, �. Main and State Sts., Welland, Qnt. THIS PRESCRIPTION IS FOR YOU� If you suffer from hot flashes or dizzi' ness, fainting spells, hysteria, headache, or nervousness you are not beyond le-Uef. Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription ii directed to the real cause and promptly removes the disease,'and then^eby brmgi-pomfort in the place of prolonged misery. It has been sold by druggists for nearly 50 years, in fluid form, at ll.OO per bottle, givmg general satisfaetion. It can. now be h^ m sugar-coated tablet form. Sold by all mediome dealers or trial box by mail on receipt 'of 50 cents in stamps. F-very sick woman tnay consult ui letter, absolutely without charge. >. Write without fear as without fee, U-Faculty of the Invalids' Hotel, Dr. V. M; Pierce, President, 6(}3 Main St., Bufialc� Dr. Pierce's Pellets are unequaled aa i liver PiU. Smallest, easiest to take. Ont Uny Sugar-coated Pellet a Dose. Curt B'-ck Headache, Bilious Headache, TKz^-ness, Conetipation, Indigestion, Bilioui Attacks, and all derangemeiit of the Livf* Stomach and Bowela. AIDS CUBANS IN Havana, Feb. 13. - Official announcement was made here today that the United States government had offered 5,000 rifles and 5,000,000 cartridges to the Cuban government. An encounter has ^occurred in Matanzas province, between, the government troops and rebels. According to the report received here today the rebels were defeated. The Bulldoge Are ComlngI ^^rantes-Mten avery If day - will help you stay well. Order Sunkist now and keep a supply of these uniformly good oranges in th� housa always* Sunkist Uniformly Good Orangef �* 36 ;