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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta F1UDAY. FKBIUJAKY 22. 1'fllR 'lilt; LI IMH^Hi.; fMU.Y HEKAU) PAG P. SEVEN Z)onV Be In a Hurry to Buy Your New Spring Coat or Suit Read the Following Telegram TELEGRAM RYLANDS 4. CO., LETHBRIDGE. Montreal, Feb. 22nd, 1918. Have just finished buying ewer 150 Suits. 100 Coats and 150 Cloth .and- Silk Dresses, 3hould start to arrive In Lethbridge sbout March first to tenth, which will be in plenty time for Easter. These arc all new models broucht up from New York since February first, so you can assure customers our stock will be best in the store's history. Styles are much different from those shown by travellers in January. Will give style notes and othe:- particulars in letter. Leaving for New York tonight.-ada MS. The Whiiewear Sale Offers You Values Bet-ter than Today's Factory Prices EMBROIDERY COTTON. 42 in. wide. Just, tha material for underwear, gowns, etc. Of*, Worth 50c. Our prieo . . . �J JC FINE NAINSOOK. 00 Inches wide. The widest cotton in the trade. (Suitable for nightgowns, etc. On .sale TWILLED COTTONS. lie inches wide for middy waists, men's nightgowns. Best English niuke, "Horrockses". .Per yard ......... ENGLISH SHEETINGS. Double bod size. Linen finish. On sale at today's wholesale rJp price ................... ft)C LINEN FINISH TUBING. |."or pillow cases. Extra fiiv quality. /V limited quantity. \ Turin fillc, lor ................ l: 35c 35c EMBROIDERY EDGINGS. For underwear purposes, narrow ed;;c-s. 200 yards. On sale per yard ........... EMBROIDERY EDGINGS. Worth easily !!>c and IS a yard. AH kinds of them on sale, per yard ........... EMBROIDERY FLOUNCINGS. 27 inches wide. Finest quality Hwiss mull, neat patterns. On sale ............ EMBROIDERY FLOUNCINGS. 27 inches wide. Assorted pat-'terns. A big lot. /�U On sale................ OSJC EMBROIDERY FLOUNCINGS. 0 to 12 'inches wide. For underskirts, etc. On sale, a yard ............. 7c I G S. yard. 10c CINGS. quality 95c 19c TABLE LINEN. Very scarce Roods, bought over IK months ago. Now on sale at 75c, 05c. and ........ 1.10 WHITE BED SPREADS. Twenty only, medium size. Honey Comb style. On sale at ................ bath towels. Extra large size and extra heavy weight. Finished ends. Worth .�j 1.25 a pair. On sale . , VBED SPREADS. Extra quality fine Marcclla. XeaL patterns. Large size. Q {"A Special ............... 0�DV table napkins. 22x22 inches wide. Only a limited OC� quantity each .......... tLDC 1.39 90c RYLANDS & CO. THE BUSY STORE senator dead , tlve in the senate, died at his home | here thif? morning from heart trouble Montreal, Feb. 22.-Hon. Daniel Gill-1 He was born Julyl 1, 1S48, at St. moor, a New Brunswick represents- 1 Qeprge, N. B. "Morning. Noon and Night Bbaips Best Coffee A Blend of exquisite flavour and unusual strength. At dealers everywhere Final Phonograph Built Like a Violin, White Holly Backed by Spruce Tone * Chamber. Harold Jarvis says. "The vocal records particularly have a full richness of aoun'd with the very vibrancy of life, particularly in tin? reproduction of my own \records on tho Brunswick., I � have never heard thorn played as nearly lifelike on any other instrument. The Brunswick phonograph brings out the shading* that I never knew were possible in a reproducing' instrument."- Signed, Harold Jarvis. You will be more than pleased tyith the Brunswick  Cabinet at $9Q.jP0. .SEE AND HEAR THEM AT ^ A. WILLIAMSON'S, NORTH LETHBRIDGE and Patterson- McKinnon Agency, building BANK 'HARRY LAUDER Here is a little story about art triumphing over the mere question of dollars, a iiUle story that is interesting because it shows that a man valued his work as something sacred to himself, and all the more interesting because it is a true story of Harry Lauder, whose love of "brass" the paragraphist has delighted to ring the Changes on. Lauder was appearing under William Morris' management at tho New York theatre. Across the street in the Hotel Astor a big organization with nationwide ramifications'was lioldng its annual banquet. One of its promoters told .Morris that the organization wanted Lauder to sing a few songs at'the banquet. He. explained that it would lake but ten [ minutes of the singer's time at the most; that he could jump into a taxi, be taken across the street, and be back in time to go in his turn at the theatre. For these ten minutes the organization was willing to pay $2500.( A vfhlle later Lauder came into Morris' office and he told Lauder of it. "Here's a few easy baubees^for you, Sandy," said Morris, addressing him by the name'he has always used to Harry, "nnd i have.no objections to your making them." "Of course they drink a lot-and have altogether some uproarious time at the dinner," said X'&uder. Mr. Morris said they probably did, and after a moment's thought Laudev turned' down the offer flat. Hfi communicated the comedian's decision to the representative of the organization and the laleer promptly raised the aifte to $3,-500 for the few minutes. The decision was communicated to Lauder. I won't attempt to give his characteristic talk hut this is the gist of it: "You know I take a deep interest in my work. It means a lot to me," said Lauder, "and T couldn't hope to get the attention which i think it deserves from those jolly boys over there. Tho money makes no difference, and much as 1 appreciate the offer 1 couldn't accept it." Then turning to Mrs. Morris, whose interest in charitable work is well, known in New York and to please whom he sings every, year for the insane poor on Ward's Island, Lauder said: "But don't forget that tomorrow I have an engagement to sing to your poor boys and girls down on the Island, and nothing is going to lnterfeie*nvtth that." MILAM CROP LETHBRIDGE : : > : : > * : x PERSONAL v * * : : * Mrs. Leonard of Wilson Hiding, is spending a few duyn in town"' Dr. Cragg and wife an- in New York where Dr. Cragg U taking a specie! course of study in hi* work. K. (,'. Mackenzie u-tt Ottawa and -Montreal yesterday .Mr. and Mrs. Hairy Mrlntyre of Wilson Siding hav iiurrid from a trip to California. ,* Mr. Michel Black of ;-i Mary's. Ontario, is the guest of his uncle. Mr. J. Vv. Allison, 201! 7th .\v� VRaU. Sold Y�rywb�r�. Is koir* 25c. _ Mrs. A. Frye, of \e� Dayton, formerly llisG JC. Bomfell of Lethbridge, is the guest of her father w *  Mrs. W. M. Davidson, wif of VV. M. Davidson, M.L.A., publisher of the Morning Albertan, Calgsry. and Mrs. Nellie McClung of Kdnioinou, have been invited to go to Ottawa to attend the conference on wa.' problems. Mrs. Ralph Smith, M.P.P.. of Victoria. H.C., and Mrs. Irene Moody of the school board of Vancouver, will also attend. Mies Mclsaac, ^upt. of Women's Institutes of Alberta, anil Mrs. Arthur Murphy are also delegates. No invitation has yet been received by Lethbridge women. * * * �. * > ? ? ? ? : : ? : > : * ? > : * A dinner was given last night, by Miss Sophroniu Bonnell and Miss Helen. Richardson at the llunnell home, in celebration of the two young ladies' respective birthdays' The color scheme was whjte and red and the table most artistic, with masses of red carnations, red ribbon streamers and other rod and white decorations and favors. The gtiest3 had a jolly dance later. * *  The Rig Sisters class of Knox church had a 'party at the home of Mrs. Alex. Smith. Sth St. Miss Louise Smith is a member of the class. There was to have been a sleighing party, but the weather was too severe so the entertainment tool; the form of cards arid dancing. Twenty-five boys and girls were present ;tind all had a "delightful time. * *  Mrs. A. M. .Marshall entertained yesterday in honor of Mrs, H. P. Morsou, who is leaving this evening for their now.home in Winnipeg. "J* S* *!* 'I* �* "J* 'I* "1" �* *2. I The Ladies' Society of (lie ii. of L. !' &. E. are holding their f'jttrlli series datf'co on Tuesdav night, Kebniarv the :!6th, in the K. or l>. hall * * * The executive of the Major Jack Ross chapter of the I.O.U.K. will meet at (he home of Mrs. l)e Vebcr on Monday afternoon, February 25th. at " p.m. * -v Choir practice at ril. Cyprian's at S.aO tonight.  �  The annual meeting of the. .Sir Alexander Gait, chapter I.U.iJ.K. will he. held tonight In the Mason's hall 'it 7.:in p.m. The Daughters and Maids of hhig-latul met on Wednesday night, when It ivrh arraiyjed to hold a whist, drive and dance in the S.0.1C. hall next Wednesday night, the 27lh of Feb.. Good prizes will be given; also good music for the dancing. Shipped to dale In elevators .... In farmers' hand- Total crop . IHco I t.5l)o,ooi ::,sun,oin ::.iioo,ooi j'i.:;oo,iiiii STILL IN PROGRESS In supreme court tills morning the case of Van Doru vs C. D. Fellger of Magrath, claiming" damages for dispossessing the plaintiff of the services of his wife, viae still in progress. The case for the plaintiff was finished and the defense was in progress during the morning. Mrs. Van Dorn was on the stand for a long time under' cross-examination by H. Ostium! for the plaintiff and a wordy session ensued. The main point Of the examination centered about the fact that Mrs. Van Dorn, while in the employ of Mr. Fellger, had refused to continue to occupy the bed of the plaintiff, moving to another part of the house. This, she said, was due to the fact that she and her husband were continually fighting. Her evidence indicated that she did not desire to go back to live with her husband and five children, who now reside in Lethbridge. SAMMIES SUCCESSFUL With the American Army in France, Feb. 22.-(By the Associated Press).-In a partol fight, Americans from units under instruction in the famous Chemin Des Dames sector,'killed one German and captured another. One American was slightly wounded. !* * * > '> > * * * : * * �� 5 per com of it is yet to lie shipped. The figures are carefully compiled anil go to show that there has been some overestimating of the. total crop. It lias generally been believed to be about Jo,000,000 bushels aud there were 10.000,nun bushels still to ship, but. this ha.i been about S.iiiHi.oim bu�h-els over the inarlt. The Herald's purpose in gatlieritig these figures was to give, the fanners who are asking whether the embargo on shipments to Fort William would be lifted the information on which they would be able to figure it out for themselves. The government's purpose In enforcing the embargo was to keep enough wheat in the west, to ke�p the mills going until such time as the new crop comes in. flap the west a surplus of wheat, and should it he shipped out'.' So far as the Lethbridge district is concerned, there are about 5,000,oo(i bushels of marketable wheat, iu addi tion to wheat for spring seeding, still In the farmers' hands. The milWng capacity of the mills on the Lethbridge division is about U'OO barrels a day, requiring some 5400 bushels of wheat dally. There are about 150 days until the new crop comes in so that the mills on the division will require about HiiO.ijoo bushels of wheat, to tide them over until the new crop. ThlH leaves 4,000.000 bushels for shipment. Where will it go'.' Is In the Lead If every district in the we:-t had as large a percentage of wheat on hand, the mills of the west could not grind all the wheat in the hands of the farmers and in the elevators, but Lethbridge district is in the lead and from its surplus will very likely have to supply the mills and other districts. The indications, therefore, are that very little of the surplus will go forward to Fort William for shipment overseas hut. will be distributed to various points in the west for milling purposes. This makes very little real j difference to the fanner for the price J is fixed in any' event. What it will jinean, however, is a very gradual movement throughout the summer months. The total Alberta wheat yield last year was 5H,000,000 bushels, estimated, so that the Lethbridge district raised one-third of the total. > * * > WEDDINGGS > }'� �> ? GENERAL ITEMS' ? Seventeen fanners of Claresholm district, decided during one day to go to California. There is no need to comment on the prosperity of the farmers. * * * "Crossing one day to Windsor," The Cricket writes,-"! noticed on a big piece of floating' ice in the distance, the just discernable figure of a dog. i called the attention of one of .the passengers to it and he told me a pathetic tale about the poor follow. It seems some days before men on the boats noticed him. Then he was very near the channel and they made .strenuous efforts to rescue him, but when hi3 deliverers came he refused to %o and snapped and snarled at thelh viciously. Most of the time he. spent staring down in to the icy water until they came to the. conclusion that his master had tried to cross the river on the ice and had gone down, leaving this mourner faithful ta the last. Through my mind passed tho words of a little liioem by St. John Lucas: MY dog The curate thinks you have no soul, I know th�t he has none. But you. Dear friend! whose solemn self-control In our four square, familiar pen, Was pattern to my youth-whose bark Called me in summer dawns to r6vo. Have you gone down into the dark, Where none is welcome, none may love'.' I will not think those good brown eyes Have spent their light of truth so soon But iu some canine Paradise your wraith, i know, rebukes the moon. And quarters every plain'and hill, Seeking its master... .As for me, This prayer at least the Gods fulfil, That when I pass the flood and see-Old Charon by the Stygian coast, Take toll of all the' shades who land, Your little, faithful barking ghost. May leap to lick my phantom iwi. Washington. Feb. 22.-An economic agreement with Spain under which General Pershing will get mules, army blankets and other materials in -that country in return for cotton oil and other commodities from the United States was signed yesterday in Madrid. The stale department was so advised last night by Ambassador Willard. : �> ? ? * : * ? * * : >: : -The I GAS OR INDIGESTION Moment "Pape's Diapepsin" Reaches the SU-nach All Distr��� Goes. Do some foods you eat hit back- taste good, but work badly: ferment into stubborn lumps and cause a sick, sour, gassy stomach .? Now, Mr. or Mrs. Dyspeptic, jot this down: Pape'� Diapepsin digests everything, leaving nothing to sour and upset you. There never was anything so safely quick, so certainly effective., No difference how badly your stomach is disordered you will get happy relte" in five minutes, but what pleases you most is that it strengthens and rj&guSales your atom? ach so you can eat your favorite foods without fear. Most remedies sive you relief sometimes-they arc slow, but not sure. "Pape's Diapepsin",is quick, positive and puts your stomach in a healthy condition so the misery won't come back. You feel different as soon as "Pape's Diapepsin" comes in contact with the stomach-distress just vanishes-your stomach gets sweet,, no. gases,, no belching, no eructations of undigested food, ?bur head clears and you feel fine. Go� now, make the beBt investment you ev*r made, by getting a large fifty cent case of Pape's Diapepsin from any drug store. You realize in five minutes how needless it is to suffer from indigestion, dyspepsia or any stomach disorder.-Advert. [THREE TO ONE IS THE RATIO OF MOLINE UNIVERSAL PRODUCTION OF 191c TO 1917. Custom-made Look and w/Kir better, but cost less. We invite, ladies to call and see our large stock of spring samples of English which as you know are very scarce. We also want to demonstrate that we can make you a fiuo perfect fitting spring suk at a lower price than you will pay for ready made garments. F. 608, Third Avenue S. Strictly New Laid EGGS, per dozen Choice Farmers' Dairy BUTTER, lb. 40c Watch our Egg Prices each week. We look for a considerable drop in the market short- Special Sales of Every Tues. & Fri. We can sell you Mullets WL at per lb. * PIKE]2c at per lb. Round White Fish, atperlb. 12k Cleaned & Dressed White Rsh,ir 15c Canadian Food Control. License No. 1-lftS P.Bn8(Co. Limited MAIN MARKET-3RD AVE. SOUTH, PHONES 412 & 1388 : DOMINION MARKET - COR. 4th . AVE. & 6TH ST. S, PHONE 1654 PALACE MARKET-13TH ST. N, PHONE 431 ;