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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta �TVESDiVy,. FEBRUARY 20, 1917 TP" �THE LRTHBHTnt-R DAILY f-fF.RAT.D --�-y -:-----------^M:7'-H'~r---------....... PAGE SEVEN'- RYLANDS & CO. - - Corsets, Hosiery. Underwear We Hake a Specialty of � NOv MATTER WHERE YOU/ LIVE, THERE IS ALWAYS ONE STORE THAT STANDS OUT ABOVE ALL OTHERS'IN SOME PARTICULAR LINE. WE BELIEVE WE CARRY THE LARGEST STOCr^OPftMEN'S, WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSfERY IN THEClTYl RECENT AflRIVALS,MAKE OUR STOCK COMPLETE ONCE' MORE WITH BEST SPRING WEIGHTS IN LISLE, SILK OR CASHMERE. iTRY -THE "HOSIERY 8HOP" FOR YOUR !RE-QUIREMENT8-WE WILL SAVE YOU MONEY. ; - 200 prs. of Silk, Boot Hose �Q on Sale Tomorrow, a pair A simple lot of silk boot hosiery, good- heavy weight, silk with double lisle garter tops. Colors, White, pink, sand, black, sky. Values in thlB lot up to 90c a pair. Sizes 9, 9'/s only. While they last, a pair. , 3prs.Siik (�J Lisle Hose A real fine Black Silk Lisle Hose at this price is a rare thing.'We carried this line over from last season and can offer you a'hose worth 50c -a | a a at 3 pairs for ...... 91�Vv Sale Misses OQ Lisle Hose These fine Silk Llslo Ribbed Stockings come in black, sky, pink aiid white.' Some are slightly soiled. Samples-only. Sizes 8 to 9 only. Regular 40c quality. Silk Hosiery Here from 65c up to the best grades at $2.00 a pair \ o .A stock8 of Silk Hose that would be a credit to any of the big . city"stores. Varieties and .values surpassing any previous showing. The famous "Niagara Maid" and Radium "Silk stockingsi now in stock. �../, SILK" BOOT HOSE- In ,white only. Samples, up.to 60c bc_. for ............ �DOC 8ILK BOOT HOSE - Black, White,, tan,.'pink, sand, pongee........... - OOC ALL SILK HOSE-10 different colors, including black. 0Q'g THREAD SILK HOSE-Black or .. .whi^e.." Extra special _j for ..." THPEAb^8lfcK;irtO$lSi-iB>ck. grey.^Hlte, etc.,.with *| *jf* clocks,, at', l$i$&*.i^fJF4l O GLOVE SILK 'HbSE^Sflagara Maid.", Black or coif � ors,"a�V!?si.'l'.' $1.50 100 0- It You Are Particular Mioiit Your Hosiery--Try Rylands !� RYLANDS & Co. PROBE1 ALLEGED ,  GRAIN COMBINE 'Boston, Mass., Feb 19. - United States District Attorney George \y. Anderson, Who is in charge of a nation-wide enquiry into the high prices Of' fpod' arid[other necessaries, announced today that he would order a special investigation into the grain situation at Chicago and other middle western; cities to- determine whether conspiracies existed to raise the price,1 and delay--shipments to' eastern mar? kets. ? Montreal raised,J4,316;563 for the patriotic fund. It started out to get $2,500,000.' . t ' Capt. Basil Sawers, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Sawers, Vancouver, and formerly of Peterborough, has been awarded the Military Cross for distinguished service in the field, lie is with the Royal Engineers, B.E.F. Forty Thousand Investors Hold Canadian Pacific Stock Canadian Holders Now Total 6,531, a Gain of 161 Per Cent, in Five Years-United States Acquired More Shares Baron Shaughnessy. Canadian fnclfir Rallwny. Total ""number*- of - common > 'holders- In all countries......... Id Canada .............. January, stock- till./ - � i ,...... 24,000 ...... 2,500 Percentage of common stockholders in- .  . Great Britain.................. 65% Canada ..............,........ 10.41% ' United States.................. Germany ".................... Franco;..........'.............. Other countries................. How the common stock of the Cana- ilian Pacific Railway is held has always bead an Interesting study. Pur-' lng the past few years there has been r considerable change in the grouping of the holdings. Baron Shaughnessy, president of the railroad company, has .on various occasions furnished (. The Monetary Times with figures 'showing In what countries the stock held and to what extent, and also .an analysis of the shareholders' list t as It stood on October 1st, 191G. This i'is compared with previous analyses :; in the above table. i 9.59% 10% 6% Jnne, IMS. 27,000 3,400 60% , 12.58% 10.42% 10% .-5% . by ,. '-  , 'August, October, IMS. 1910.  40,468 :'' 40,287 5,138 6,531 r; - ; �2.88% :*49.2F,% 13.6+% 15.13% 10.39% 22.13% 5.33^ " 5.34% 5.63% 6.82% 2.13% 2.33% !. It must ,be borne In mind, in an-alyr.lng the figures that the capital  atock  of - the Canadian Pacific Rail-|iway has been�lricreas�d several times vduring .the .period under review as Mfpllows: In November. 1909, .' $30,000,000 of additional stock was . allotted at 125, the amount of^tock ^outstanding was $180,000,000. #That Would be the amount of stock' held by the 24,000 shareholders In January. 1911. A further block of $18,000,000 was allotted in January, 1912, at 150; ,$2,0*0,000 was sold during 1912 at a ^premium of $2,860,831.80; and $60,-jOOO.OOO was allotted at 175 In Janu gary, 1913 In . June, 1913, August. fp.916, and at the present time, therefore, the full Jf?60,0O0;0O0 of stock has ;&�*>> issued. su 1 ' V . /; In a little more than four yearB the ^number of;shareholders had Incre'as-. icd 24,468, or over 51 per cent.,'" Last' (iyear there, was. a small dee-rense In .the number. In the past few rears ;a remarltfblP cbange has occurred In the .'number of bolders. Where*? three years ago there were 27,000 holders of. the common stock, there were in 1915 40,468, an Increase of ) 3,468. or 49 per cent. Last year, the number dropped to 40,287, but. still a good record. These figures seem to indicate that the so-called small investor has been'.in the market during the past three years getting Canadian Pacific Railway'.stock, the large holdings having been sold to some extent and picked, up, by small investors. The increase in the number, of holders was probably made to,a Iftrge de. gree during the. latter part of 1915, by those who bad faith in the strength of the company; and the maintenance of the 10""per cent, dividend. This fnltb was rewarded,: The [lumber of Canadian holders "has Increased over Ifel per cent, in tbo last four years, "lend now standsi at 6,531. This is an excellent showing for * country which has done more" borrowing than investing. The numbers of holders in Great Britain in 1915: wa^ iarger.-tban .two years previously, bul smaller.than in 3911.' GreaT Britain probably sold td the United 8tates last year. The French and German holdings have dropped considerably.' The volume of shares held,;.by;'United'States Investors Is not very large.^oniy 10.39 per cent. In 1915, -ta frecord which' was beaten by Canada,' w,hiph .thtip held 13.64 per cent.' of tbe totau The United States total has been Increased moBt likely by purchases last year from GrefSrBrlttW. , I' The figures in regard to Germ�ny r,re of unusual Interest. In ,anuary 1D11, and June, 1913, German lipid- i, mgs were 10 per ,q�ijt,, This, flpire baa been reduced now to 6,34 percent. . Tho Daughters, of ;the Empire will bo in charge; o|i the'Hudson's Bay tea rooms tomorrow afternoon. � ,.'�'.' The young people, of Wesley cliurcli are again asked, to 'meet for rehearsal at th'e church at 7.45 prompt tonight. �" .* � .'. Mrs. Wariie, who.has be.i�n spending several^nSbnths' witlt her,',sister, Mrs. W. S. Balf, 'left last night for her home in Ottawa; Miss Esther Bonnell leaves this afternoon to make a Bhort,visit with Miss Kathleen Southard in Ca!gary, � * * . * /" The G. I. A. will meet tor Red CJrbss sewing, at the home of Mrs. Bryans^ |J1210 3rd Avenue A South, tqmort;6w afternoon at 2.30. � '' �* * The case of the first live shell that i the 39th battery fired at La'rkhill and ! which has .been engraved � with the names of all the members of the I battery has been received by the '.I. O. D. E. and will be placed on exhibition shortly. . The carfl social held in the KnlghtF of Pythias-hall last night .by the-lad- ; ies of St. Patrick's church was a de- , cided success. Progressive whist wap played at 25 tables, the honors being , won by Mrs. J. Harris and Mr. R. F. .� Walsh. * "*  , Tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock shaVp wallets will be presented to the boys of the draft from the 78th Battery by the Alexander Gait chapter, I p. D.E. The presentation will take place at the barracks and members of the chapter are invited to attend. . �  The benefit dance that the Auditor ium club gave last Wednesday night in the Knights of Pythias hall was f great success, financially as well ap socially. Over two hundred people were present. Good music and an excellent floor made dancing a pleasure. The committee in charge of the dance is to be congratulated on the success of the undertaking. * * � The ladies of White's Methodist church .held their monthly social last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Murray. A large gathering enjoyed the following program: Piano solo,, Eureka Olander; reading, Miss Leah Simm; address, Rev. Chas. Baker of the Baptist church on "The Value of Vocational 'Education," illustrated by some of the work done by Mr. Baker; reading, Mr. John Tiffin. Two amusing contests were played before refreshments were servod. ' * . * * ' '. ' ' Mrs. R. E. Skeith, president of the Mathesis club, has kjndly consented to give the address in connection with the Illlustrated Evening on the Vatican at Rome, to be given in Wesley church tomorrow evening. Not only the stately buildings and the wonderful collection of statuary, but also the exquisite "paintings ant' frescoes in all their rich coloring? will be shown. l{ is a rare opportunity to see what all European tourists visit at large cost. From his residence here his Holiness recently issu ed his protest against the unrestrict ed submarine campaign of Germany. * * * Last night the Girls' Auxiliary of St. Mary's church gave a very successful entertainment in the parish hall. Despite the cold weather, the hall was well filled and a gratifying sum of money was raised. Two sketches, "The Imaginary Aunt" and "Comical Jane" were very well presented and greatly amused the audience. Misses Polly Payne, Olive Doe, Polly Sumner and Maude Eaton took part in_ the first sketch, and in the second "the characters were taken by Misses Lilly Webb, Hilda Harrison and Alice Doe. Three old maids cf'Lee were represented by Elsie Smeed, Gertie Doe and Rose Knowlden. Other items on the program were piano selections by M4&s Alice Arnold and Miss Nellie Squires, and a recitation by Miss Clara Mailing. The concert was brought to a fitting close by a tableau in which Miss Gertie Ireland took the part of Britannia and sang "We'll Never Let the Old Flag Fall." The First Aid class under tho auspices of thel. O. D. E. will meet tonight in the y. M. C. A. Mr. A. R. -McGttire and Mr. Edgar Hill left this, morning, via Salt Lake City for California! to join their fam illds who have been sojourning in thd south for Severn 1 weeks. '�: .'� * RICHARDSON-ELLIS ..On Saturday evening at Knox manse, Rev. W. "F. Burns united in marriage Mr. Edwin Richardson of Bow Island and "Mrs. Laura Ellis of Lethbridge.the addresses the assembly! opened for a business session. Five past presidents were in atteadauco, Sisters Lizzie Mackay, of Edmiutpn; Agneb Morden, Bassano; Kvelyh Dempsey, Edmonton; Mary A. Davidson, Calgary; and May E. "Mallow, Edmonton. Other officers present included the president, SiBter McDoug-all, vice-president, Sister Minnie. B, Mclntyro, of Edmonton; warden, -Margaret Itose, of Medicine Hat; secretary, A. Evelyn Rogers, CalgarV; treasurer, Ada Day, Calgary; marshal, Annie Morden, Lethbridge; conductor, I^Sister Ludtke; chaplain, Sister A. Cochrane; inside guard, Sister R. A. Allison; outside guard, Sister Bertha Branson. The report of Secretary Rogers showed that three uiewi. lodges had been instituted during the year. The report of the treasurer, Ada Day, showed, total receipts of 571.63 for the year 1916, and total disbursements $1,320.48, leaving a balance of $242.15 in the. treasury.. The j treasurer also reported a total of 147.40 now in the home furnishing fund. An interesting report also' wal presented on the proceedings of the sovereign grand lodge of Chattanooga, Tenn., September last, which ,show�# that the total membership of the order including all lodges and Rebekah assemblies if 2,683,497. AN ARTIST! . Apricet ,a. make an artistlb el tul evening frock, RE88 _ ibrpcade ils grace- DANG in the Elizabethan _ Room, 8.30 to 12 fro* floor Chinook ClubGoodlitMsic AdmUiion, $1.00 Each. Half $E�ros� Receipt* will' be given to the Red Croat Fund. - 5340 ;