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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta \yEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY1917 THE LETHftRfDCSE OATT>Y HER AO) PAGE SEVEN I-ondon, Feb. 21- Speaking of tho-ftOO tons; February,- 134 ships, 304,00' �ubmarine, menace today Sir Edward Carson .said .the chouse Would expect him to'dear mainly, withthe growth of the submarine menace and \ ho would' doilro^y^urveylna; the, work\of the tfyivy. \> He emphasized the imnprt-ance of What thevfrand'fleetswas 'doing;, pointing out that It was assisting the* expedltton^'Tn^esonatamfa! sal-onijfa'and. E*ypt.? and had to keep the seas 'clear/:-,Updrkftlio whole he. continued;" the'OoUntrv,had suffered laea prlyatlona' than any of  the 'bWliger-onts. The; total number of the personnel carried -across the seas u.n-to the end df last October was 9,000,000, he added. While "not giving the .ntfm-ber of submarine* destroyed, Sir 'Edward said he had a record of forty encounters with them during the last elgh-  teen days; Up to, the end of October also, added 6if� Edward, the naval, forces had moved more than 9,000,000] � tolls of explosives and other materials, 1,000,000 sick and'wounded, more than 1,000,000 horses and mules, more than, 4,pop.OQO gallons of petrol. They had examinedjpn the high seao or lit the harbors 15J161 ships. In January last, alone inBrltfBh ports they had. exaniined 1,764: ships and the tibial for February would hot be less than for January. "The navy figures, Sir Edward stat-; ed, showed that 78 per cent, of 'trie' armed vessels escaped after a submarine attack, while only 24 per cent, of unarmed vessels escaped. Including smaller vessels, said Sir Edward, tlie number of ships lost, both allied and neutral, during the first eighteen days, of December, the first eighteen tdayaTbf,January atid, the first eighteen lday� of February' were, with-their; tonnage: Decembeii 118. ships, 383,000 tons; January, 91 ships; 199,-J �j � .ft ft._____i_._�_t-5t tons. The total number of vessels plying to. and from the.United Kingdom ports' during the" first eighteen days of February was 112,949, the number of arrrvals..,being G.,07(J-and of departures 6,873. i- The estimated hum-iber^ Of ships lfl, the. ad-called danger zone at any one tjmo-was 3,000, In Dr. and Mrs:; Connor entertained at i Dominion -Rebekah Lodge will meet three tables of bridge last night. The tomorrow night at 8 o'clock.. Visiting prizes Were won by Mrs. V. E. Fisher i ftebekahs Welcome. ' of North Battleford and Mr. O. E. C. Martin. Mr. J. D. Hlglnbptham and Miss _____ Marjorle Higlnbotham have returned t Mls~s~ Ida�H6neysctt The from spending several weeks in Cftli-jwill be given to a soldiers fomia. * * * "Mr. F. W- Downer left this afternoon Under the auspices of the Big Sisters' class of Knox church, a recital is being given at the Y. M. C. A. by proceeds convalescent hospital. The recital is tonight at 8 o'clock. the-face of-all-these ^takings'and aC-,for Calgary to meet his son, Corporal, ,.,_ ,,,.,,,.. HXH companylng- sacrifices and trials the: Fred nowner, who will arrive in Cal- cn � Women has first lord of the admiralty said he I Rary tomorrow morning with a party 9 women nah ha.d not hoard of a.single sailor whpj0f fifty veterans had refused to sail.-That wa� what '.*.* w*a going to win the-war, he declar-| At their last meeting Wesley La- 3 u. �^ra 8 .m..sKt bC I6.T*0}}8 *?dvdles' AM completed arrangements for frightened, but rfhey wouldfollow the Mrs Nellle Mcciung'B recital, to be British example! and he believed would shortly resume,'their sailing. CARS FOR SEED BYC.PJ. A DELICATE CHILD 1 -liade Strong by Our, Vinol Fayet.te.v4lU�,-~N.. G^jMy , Httle. daughter was in poor, health and del-: mate and so weak it -made us. very uneasy. I heard .about Vinol;andj de-isided! to try it and the results were marvelous, her appetite improved, she gained In weight, and is now one of the healthiest children in town. Mothers of delicate children should try Vlnol.'.'-Mrs. Gordon Jessupy Vinol contains beet and cod liver peptones, iron and manganese pep tonates and glycerophosphates which make it a constitutional remedy which creates an appetite, aids digestion and makes pure healthy blood. All; children love' to take it.-J;,D. Hlginbotham & Co.,. Ltd., , Druggists Lethbrldge. Also at the best'drug gists in all Alberta towns. Advert.: given in the church on Monday evening, March 12th. * * * Messrs. T. W. Cross, R. B. Morden and S. H, Smith are Lethbrldge delegates to the twelfth annual session of the Grand Lodge of Alberta, I. O. O. F., being held this week in Calgary.  o  On Monday night at the Rebekah convention in Calgary a competition The national .executive of the Coun-formally accepted tlje Invitation of the Winnipeg local council to hold the annual meeting in that city. May or early June will be the date for this Important gathering. EXTRA SPECIALS ursday Morning On Sale from 9 to 12 The annua) meeting of the Alexander Gait chapter, I. O. D. E., will take place jtomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock in the T. M. C. A. As this is the-meeting when officers for the coming year will be elected, a full attendance of members is requested. The Shrove Tuesday dance held last night in the. Elizabethan room of the Chinook Club was not as largely in Rebekah degree work took place attehded as it might have been, seeing, between, Esther Rebekah Lodge No. that half the gross receipts are to he 1 of Calgary and Ruth Rebekah Lodge fc'ven to the' Red Cross. However, No. 1 of Medicine Hat. The compe- the cold weather was no doubt the tition was very close, Calgary win- cause, Those who braved the ele-. No C.O.D. or Phone Orders Accepted for these Extra Specials So evident has it become that a large part of Western Canada is depending on Southern Alberta for.seed wheat this year, while Ontario ie looking to1 L�..*ee* at her ho.ra.e; 528 8th �reet the Lethbrldge district for seed oats, ning by only two points. #  . Mrs. A. E. Humphries Invites the members of the Willard W. C. T. U ments enjoyed the dancing until midnight, when supper was served. Two-Calgary girls, Margaret Villy and Helen Geddes, members of St. that the CP. R: has announced that It will accept shipments of seed grain for all points, on the company's lines in Ontario and the western provinces, and there-vrill be no delay in-furnishing caxBjQrj*uch.a*Jpmen,tg. ^ The announcement-was-made to the tained from lb>al itafeta throughout,braith the division/ *1foipBfUk�tl: says there has been a^gjfeat -4 - :y above Vinol draggiat. ; 'T;oniflht-Tomorrow ' " aease L. Laaky Presents Geraldine -Farrar in "MARIA ROSA" Southern^ Alberta" farmers;' are due to reap p^rfch reward- for ' having a large volume of grain of seed quality this year. The Herald knows of one case where a .fanner with ..registered seed oats, which have, passed.govern' ment seed tests, was able to sell his whole 1916" crop at 70 cents per bushel, delivered in Lethbrldge. As the.- oats averaged(Jabout 125 bushels td the' acre,, the crop was. worth over $87 per acre.- A large volume of the*T, seed oatslwill go to Ontario, where the' shortage is serious owing to the extremely dry summer of 1916. P | An Epoch-making photo drama; ; more thrilling than ."Carmen." WAR WEEKLY, showing Can-adiana at Bramshott Camp and i other interesting events. ,\ Duet: "U�nd of the Long Ago." Miss 81mm and Mr. Fleming FIRST CLASS COMEDY The death occurred at Midvale. near Salt Lake 'City, the other day of Dr. Jas. "E. Robertson, a brother of Dr. A. G;;* -foqbdrtBdn,' the prominent Raley fanner"and '"rancher,, Deceased was born at Prescott, Out, and was a graduate t of McGill University. The late Dr. Robertson was driving along the road in his motor when.he was overcome, and expired a few minutes afterwards.' Dr,i, Robertson, of Lethbrldge, with;. Mrs.- Robertson, was at San Franci&co when he learned of the death of'hisjbrpther, and returned to Midvale where he will remain until he retUr'hr h'omefji.'MaVch. a quartette by,Misses Harleman and application accompanied by the fee of Kennedy and Messrs. Hume and Milt- $1 for the. drat'month to Mrs. J F er, aniLa violin solo by Mr. Clark were Simpadn, 636 lith Street; Mrs. W. H. enjoyed. Refreshments brought to a Holt; 947 7th,Str>et A South, or Mrs. close a very pleasant evening. ' Craig,.624 8th.Street. BOYS' KEWPIE PYJAMAS Ages from-4'to Limit of 5.yards to one customer.'Yard ...... .42 48 PRS. FINE LACE CURTAINS In white, ecru and ivory shades. 36 in. and 40 in. wide. 2% yards long. Regular to $1.15 pair. Thursday morning pair..  -............ .68 HUGE SHORTAGE OF CARS Wasihington, Feb. 21.---A shortage of 109,000 freight cars existed on Feb. 1, reports to .the' car service commission of the American railway assertions showed today. This is an increase, of 47J00O cars or approximately 75 per Cent, within four days. REQUIREMENTS OF AUTO OWNER TONIGHT HELEN HOLMES The Fearless Fiim Star and ' LAST APPEARANCE OF ; The Musical In First Class Vaudeville Swiss Veil Ringer*, Muaiciana, tVoeallata and Fun Maker*, In (!A ton. of Mualcal Novaltie*." Two vary .clever phlldren on this program. ' Owing to the enormous auc-of Helen Holme* In "Las* of the Lumberland," thl* feature will he held over another day. . DON'T SCOLD, MOTHER! THE CROSS CHILD IS A good automobile should he able to do the following things according to the head of the engineering department of one of the large motor car manufacturers'. To run steadily and pleasingly on high gear at speeds from five to fifty miles per hour over smooth roads. To carry them over the rougher roads as fast as they can ride with any degree of comfort. To pull through deep sand, mud, or snow easily and without overheating. To climb any ordinary hill where there are travelled roads, on high. To get away from a standstill about as quickly as their neighbors' cars. ~ * To do all these things as cheaply as possible and without skilled care and constant attention. v.. LOOK AT TONGUE! -If COATED, CLEAN LITTLE , 8TOMACH, , LIVER, BOWELS. ! ' Don't scold your . fretful, peevish child. See If torigue is coated; this i� a syire sign, its I'itle stomach, liver and"bowels are- clogged with stur waste. ( ' - v , When listless', pale, feverish, full of cold, breath bad, throat sore, doesn't eat, sleep or act naturally,-has stom-acli-ache, indigestion, diarrhoea, give a teaspopnful of "Californlk Syrup of Viet," ah(�|n a- iew hours all the foul waste, th,e';epur. .bile and fermenting food passes out b� the bowels and you have a vrel), and playful Khild again. Children loye this harwless "fruit lax-atlve,'' andj.mothers can rest easy.after giving .iy;' becauserit never fails to make:,thei^ little "iiiaides" clean and �sweet.' \' '~\ Keep if handy mother! A little given today eaves a sick child tomorrow, but get the genuine. Ask your druggist for a O0-cent bottle of "California Syrup of Figs;" which has direction* for babies, children of All ages and for gro}vn-ups plainly on the bottle. Remember there Are, counterfeits sold her�i, so'surely'lookand seethat your* is made by the "California Fig ayrup Coiapany." Hand back with contempt any 'otherVflg *yrup.-Advertisement. GROCERY DEPARTMENT NEWS Having met with great success during our past two sales we are again offering to our many patrons many 111 ore Money Having Bargains. 25 only, 4t)lb. Sacks Seal of Quality Flour. Special sale price $2.38 As this is, guaranteed flour and particularly prepared for making bread, you should be an early shopper to secure a 49 lb, sack at this special price. Washington, Fe\>. 21.-The United States in a note ''transmitted to the Berlin foreign office, through thr Spanish ambassador ihere, has again demanded the release of Unj'ted States citizens made prisoners on the prize ship Yarrowdale, In the absence of satisfactory response to the inquiry sent recently it was � decided to demand their immediate release. HANDSOME ENGLISH GOWN Made of lace with an overdress Of silver and blue brocade enriched with, fur. The very latest thing.  ?  AN ODE TO SLACKERS ?  >  ? �- � > (Beck's Weekly, Montreal) On with the dance! Fair women and � gay music and soft lights- ' On Flemish fields another dance goes on To the infernal rag-time of the guns, Where brave men die that ye may loll at ease, And shattered heroes groan their lives away- What matters this if but in Canada The dance goes on?- On with the dance! , Here all is well and pain and loss are far- Ye scan no lists with haggard eyes and blind, If haply one, the bravest aniKthe best Husband or son or brother who went forth To drums and fife, returneth not again. Thoughts such as this mar not your pleasure as The dance goes on.. 100 dozen Extra Fancy Oranges. Regularly sold at 40c dozen. Our special^per dozen........30c A few cases of Swift's Borax Soap. While it lasts, per cake.....4C _______.Only, 10 cakes to a customer. I "I Popping Corn, per package. .. JOc Eggo Baking Powder, lb. tins. Each ................. . 45c Big assortment of Jams and Jellies, 1 It), glasses, per glass .... 23 C | Quaker Corn Flakes. Our special, 3 for ...................24c Fresh Spinach, Rhubarb, Celery, Lettuce, Grape Fruit & Tangerine: Oranges. WlFE FOR - PRINCE OF WALES ; such a match had not even been considered. A union has also been suggested between the Tsar's eldest daughter (the Grand Duchess Olga) and the Prince of Wales. The Tsar is first cousin to the King and the Tsarina is i nearly related to Britain's royal being the youngest daughter An English 'Bride Would Meet Popular Favor. London, Feb. 8.-The matrimonla' prospects of the Prince of Wales are discussed in an article in the-London Star, which says that although there is little likelihood of a marriage for I house, the Prince being arranged while the war lasts, speculation grows as to the possible identity of his bride-to-be An English wife would meet popular favor, especially as the-royal matrimonial field on the continent has become so constricted by. the, war. The Prince is now, in his twenty-third year, so the matter is of national importance. Last June, Princess Yolanda,. of. Italy, the eldest of King Victor Emanuel's children, was alluded to as a possible bride .for the future Sovereign, but it is more ,thari.' likely that The Bulldogs Are Coming 1 of the beloved Princess Alice, and another first cousin of King George. Nor would a marriage with Princess Margaret of (Denmark, a favorite niece of Queen Alexandra, be outside the possibilities. Lately. Princeso Margaret (daughter of Prince Walde>: mar by his marriage to the late Prim' cess Marie of Orleans, one of the cleverest princesses in Europe) has since/ the iwar frequently visited Queen Ahv'-exandra, and this gave rise to veiled] hints, that she might be a possible bride for the Prince of Wales. . But the, match which would give -Che most.-' complete satisfaction; throughout the couutry would be one.-, with an English bride. �'> : The Bulldogs Are Coming! ion THIS DAINTY "LEGHORN HAS DISTINCTI�E STYLE �' TONIGHT I R*D FEATHER PHOTOPLAYS PRESENTS BEN WILSON IN ' B> "THE MAINSPRING" All WILSON'S AUCTION GALLERIES DOMINION BLOCK fhla iainty ^^1^Li�..nipped in front, just where, fruits are clustered. Next Thursday, Feb. 22 AT TWO P.M. Consisting of mahogany parlor suite; morris chair; sanitary couch; dressers and stands; beds, spring and- mattresses; centre tables and rockers; .high chairs; 1 child's iron crib; carpets; rugs; -Congoleum' rugs; oil cloth; stair oil; portieres; 1, 6-hole range, with warming closet; kitchen cupboard; 1 200-egg Peerless incu-j bator; dishes; kitchen utensils. . ENTRi f W. ES FOR THI8 SALE CAN BE ARRANGED BY PHONING v  ,� - ./ 1023. L. WILSON, Auctioneer TERMS. CASH. 07211116 ;