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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta I" f^AGE FOUR %ctbbnbQC t^ecalb atetbbvi59c, Hlberta DAILY ANDWEEKLY x' 'Subtcrlptlen Rates: (Dally, delivered, per year ......J-t.OO iually. by mall, p�r year........?S DO .S\'eaWy,.i)y mail, per year .......Jl.OO THE LETH BRIDGE ^i)XtL'Y HERAXD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, Wlfi; 991 TELEPHONES Business Office ............... 1-^- EditorlBl Ottico-............... i-'a^l W, A. Buchanan John Torranco Managing Director Business Manager Your King and Country Need You Rigtit Now .ROUND.THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR One of the most strategic victories of the war Is tlie" capture of Erzerum Dy the Russians with 100,000 Turks as prisoners. Tlie victory means much ;Ior the allies. It will relieve the pres-; sure not only in Jlezopotamia but also in the Balkans. , ^ The" Turks' state that the British 'have suttered a defeat in Mezopota tmla, in which 2000 men have be�n klOSt The final stiTiggie^for Albania is ;now being waged, ^lontenegrlns, Serbians and Albanians are defending the attacks Of S" combined Austrian 'and Bulgarian army. On the western front the Canadians liave defeated the Germans in a big Ijattle for the possession of the Ca ! nadiaa trenches. ' The German loss vas heavy. In England a change for the betted . fhas been ma^e in connection with'th6 , aerial service. The navy will defend i Britain fronu air attacks, while the control of the air service will pass from the navy to the war office. The j coalition government came close to I \ defeat on this * matter in the house; j an acknowledgement of their mistakes ^ and an announcement of the change, i saving the day for them. ' The United_ States has accepted  Germany's! netv agreement regarding ' the settlement of the LusJtanla case. ERZERUM FALLS TO THE RUSSIANS - The fall of Erzerum to the Russians Is the biggest piebe of war news for many a day, Grand D.uke Nicholas is the inan of the hour among the entente allies. His master stroke will do a great 'deal to weaken Turk ish prestige in Asia. The capture will serve to head off 'Germany's dream of bringing Bagdad and the rich country, of -which it is the centre. Into direct communication with Berlin for the relief of the starvation situation now staring the Huns in the face. Erzerum is the capital of the vilayet of Erzerum in Asiatic Turkey, occupying the centre of the Armenian pla teau, and containing the sources of the Euphrates, Choruk and Aras 1 rivers. The city has a population of , about 40,000, while the division. of which it is" the capital has a popula-tloa of 645,000. It is an Important iron and copper working centre. This is not the first time Elrzerum, has fallen-to-the Russians. In 151 It was acqjiired by the Turks. 1829 it was taken by the RusBians from tlie CTurks,. and again In 1878 it was taken by the Russians but wjs: restored to Turkey- by the Treaty of Berlin. ^ Turkish prestige has aufflered a ' blow that will no doubt have a salutary effect on German designs on Egypt* , ' wished all her friends to khow that she willingly gave hor life for her country, and said: "I have no fe.nr nor shrinking; 1 have seen death so fleu that it is not strange or fearful to n-.e." She further said: "I thnuk God for this ten weeks' the prison of St. Gllles, where Miss Edith Cavair had been confined for I ten wseks. The final sentence had j '1be�n given early that afternoon. To my astonishment and relief 1 found my friend perfectly calm and rMigned.- B.ut this could not lessen the tenderiiess and intensity of feel-In* on either part during that last Jnterview of almost an hour, Her^flrat,words to me ware upon a matt�r .concarning herself personally', but the solemn .aBseveratlouvwhicii acogmpRi^ea-r them was- made ox-vresBedJy" in,' live light ""of God. and j eternity, 'Sb'e thea added that she TEMPEST THREATENS ANOTHER FLOOD IN HOLLAND London, Feb. l(i.-Dispatches from Amsterdam say that a violent storm is raging in the Zuider Zee districts and threatens fresh innundatlons, par-ticularly at Monnikendam, seven miles northeast of Amsterdam where, despite a precautionary strengthening of the dykes. It is feared that the water will burst through. The Women's. V::nirtg;cncy corps ol Toronto has been asked to s^iiply workers in several bau'KS. A school lor tncdical men desiring to serve in,the army will lie opcnfd in Toronto. ' - �* Fort Henry, where about 320 prisoners o( war are InlcrueU, is to be lishlcA with searchlights. ,.. Rev. Uernaril Jturphy, chaplain ot Hotel Dieu, Ivinttston, seventeen ye.irs and � priest for fifty years, dicti at tiie asf^ of 74. A Hrantford CollcRiate Institute master, yii. Runnings, who" is dis-o adjoin-' ing sections ot land in the Frairie i provinces under the South African' volunteer bounty act. Trooper Mulloy i lobt his original certificate entitling; him to land ot .scrip. | The department ot justice has rc- j tommended the release of Wilired, Gribble, the St. .John Socialist, wlio was sentenced some weeks ago 'oy Justice 'Crockett to two months' im-prisoninent for having' referred to i kings as "puppets" aud, for other seditiou.s utterances. Joseph E. .Widencr of Philadelphia has purchased the notable. Christo-i phile collection of 18th century French i prints, consisting ol 500 examples. J Tlic collection is considered second; only to. that' of Baron de Rothschild i .of Pari.s. Tcrtns ot the sale V'cre not j (made public, but the price js'said to have been approximately $250,000." Chinese laundries in Manitoba will be brought under the Factories acti under an amendment to- the act j adopted by the law .amendments com-! mittec. It will not altect tiic hours' ot labor of men in the laundries, but, it will limit the labor of 'women and ! girls in them to 9 hours a dav with i a contingency provision for six hours' i overtime a week in not more than! five weeks a year. Sanitary condi-j tions in t'ncsy places will come under thti supcni.siofi of tlie factory in.spec-tors. ,/ ; OV.PR 300,000 SIGN PETITION Taronto, Feb. 17.-The committee ot 100 working tor a drv Ontario by July 1, 1016, have obtained 320,7l2 Blgnaturea to, their petition. This is 77.88 per cent, of the vole cast at the Jast- election. Toronto's percentag! Is 91.2; Adfleine Mackyol, aged throe, and Frederick Macky'ol were burned to death, and their mother, Mrs. Gust; Mackyol, of Duluth, was latally in-i .iured in a f-tf which destroyed their � liome. "Doc'k," a white bulldog, sac-: rificcd his life in an qfJ,ort-lo save the little ones, .inil his dead body was found lying on llie bed beside the charred remains of tlic tinv girl. The e.\plosion of a kerosene lamp was responsible for the tragedy.;. MAKE! YOUR WILL And Appoint The Royal Trust Company Executor - - The--Trust, CjOtnpany, rather than an indlvidualas Executor, artorda the greatest possiblo security to Testators. The'Company does not'die.. Its charges are roasonablo and Its appointment is the best guarantee a Testator can have that ills Estate will be honestly and economically njaimged. PAID-UP CAPITAL AND RESERVE FUND ...?a,000.000.00 V BOARD OF DIRECTORS H. V. 'Meredith, President, Sir Wm. C. Van Hoine, U.C.M.G, Vice-president Sir H. -Mbutaguo Allan R. B. A'hgUB A. Baunig'artcn A.,n. Braithwaito H, R. Drummond C. B, Gordon Hon. Sir Loraor Goulu, K,C.M.Q.  E, B. Greenshlold's C, R. Hosmer. , Sir W. C. Macdott- aid. ' Hop. It. MfloKay Lord ShauRluie^By, K.O.V.O, Sir Fi'edorlBH Wil-llftfliS'Tnylor A. jp, Holt, Manivger. = Motjtreftl :�; G. H. HARt^ON, Manager'Bank of Montreal, Agent in Lellibrldge.. J OUR GREAT CLOTHINff SALE to a 11 close. If be over jivjbep we clos doors on ISaturday; night and so we maike this last call and sound this tet note of warriing. ^ YOU WILL HAVE TO HURRY UP JITWE'VE BEEN PLACING SMILES of Satisfaaion on Buyers' ji . faces and wrapping up contentment with every purchase during this sale. There are plenty of good things left. Note the offerings below. Come before it is too late. � "Fashion Craft" Qothes . Speak lor themselves, tailoietl to retain their .shape nhtii the end. Gnaranteert last colors. JpSo.OO OVERCOATS; Sale Price................ $30.00 OVERCOATS; Sale Price. . ............ >i>25.00 OVERCOATS; Sale Price............... $20.00 OVERCOATS; Sale Price............... "Fashion Craft" Suits $35.00 SUITS; Sale Price - ,v..----. ---- ....... .$30.00 SUIIS; Sale Price'....... . ......._____ $25.00 SUITS; Sale Price,........ ............ $20.00 SUITS; Siile Price. .. ............ ... $14.49 Blue Serge Suits $35.00 SUITS; Sale Price_______.............. $30.00 SUITS; Sale Price.... .... ......... . $25.00 SUITS; Sale Price.................... $20.00 SUITS; Sale Price................... Special lot of Men's Tweefl Suits; good value at $15.00; Sale Price............................... Special lot of Men's Overcoats,>good value at $18. Sale Pribe____SI0.75 Men's Soft Felt Hats In the latest styles and color.s: $2.00 HATS; Sale Price...............$1.15 $3.00 HATS; Sale Price................$1.95 $3.50 HATS; Sale Price....... . ...... $2.25 $24.50 $21.75 $18.75 $26.50 $23.85 S19.75 $14.99 $8.75 mt $1.00 Men's Half Hose .3.5c Per Pair;- Sale Price 5 jmirs for. Men's Odd Pants A WIDE RANfiE OF PATTERNS AND COLORINGS RECEIVED JUST PRIOR TO THE OPENING-OF THIS SALE. MADE WITH FIVE POCKETS, BELT LOOPS, SIDE TUNNELS. .3.00 Pants; Sale Price........... .$3.50 Pants; Sale Price............ .$4.00 Pants; Sale Price............ S5.00 Pants; Sale Price ........... SGiOO Pants; Sale Price........... Men's Fine Shoes IN BLACK OR TAN. LACE OR BUTTON STYLES. .$3.50 STioes;:Sale I*rice............ $-i.50 Sink's; Sale I'rice............ .$5.00 Shoes; Sale Price :..........., .$5.50 Shoes; Sale Price . ,......... "Fiorsheim" Shoes Special Lot of Black and Tan IJiitton Shoes, .$6.00 aiid $7.00 yaliics; Sale Price . .$4.35 Solid Leather Work Shoes .$4.00 Work Shoes'; Sale Price ..... $5.00 Work Shoes; Sale'Price ...... $0.00 Work Shoes; Sale Price-'....., Prpspector's Boots 12 INCH TOPS, GLJAkANTEPD WATERPROOF 56.00; Sale Price......................... 15 INCH TOPS, GUARANTEED WATERPROOF, $7.50; Sale Pried ................... $1.95 $2.45 S2.95 $3.95 $4.35 S2.S5 $3.95 S4.35 S4.65 $5.95 Lined and Unlined Working Gloves $1.00 Per Pair; Sale Price......... .7gp $1.25 Per Pair; Sale Price......... .'gSc 11.50 Per Pkir; Sale Price........$1.lS; 11.75 Per Pair; Sale Price.......-^$1.35 s Caps WE'VE ALL THE BEST STYLES IN WINTER CAPS FOR MEN. 11.25 Caps; Sale Price .......-------. $2.00 Gaps; Sale Price : . . . .V $1,36 Men's Fine FJanneL and Negligee V Shirts .$1.50 Shirts; Sale Price , -$1.75 Shirts; Sale .Price $2.00 Shirts; Sale Price .$2.50 Shirts; Sale Price '$3.00 Shirts; Sale Price . . 95c Si:i5 $1.4$ S1.65 $1.9$ Men's Working Shirts k $2.50 Flannel Shirts; Sale Price . )$1,05' $1.50 Black, green and tan Twill; SaT6'.95d Men's Ties 50c. Ties; Sale Price 7Sc. Ties ; Sale Price 25