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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta I'FRIDAT, FEBRUARY 23, 1917 TH� tETHBRfDGE D/tr-* HERALD bundles of books, magazines and pa: pers had been/sent to hospitals, at Salonikl, France and England. In nearly everycase letters of thanks have been received. Miss Dawson's report of the educational committee showed the excellent work that Is going on in the schools,'-knitting being more extensively taken up this year, A large sum of money' for wool has been received from the collection boxes. A very successful essay competition was held last Easter. To encourage the children cards are given to them on which is entered the number of socks knitted. At the end of the war these cards will be turned into the chapter and certificates will be given to the children. ' ' . Speaking of the knitting, Mrs. Robinson laid special stress on the con-j tfnual cry for socks and more socks, j Colored handkerchiefs in large numbers have been sent away. At Christ.-Imas between 1800 and 1900 pairs of i socks and a number of handkerchiefs (were sent overseas. Mrs. Oliver and i Mrs. Galbraith spend each Friday at :the schools superintending the knitting. Officer* for the. Year The officers for the year are: Regent, Mrs. J. N. Ritchie; first vice-regent, Mrs. G. W. Robinson; second vice-regent, Mrs. A. B. Stafford; secretary, Mrs. E. Ainsworih; treasurer, Mrs. George Stacey; standard bearer,, Mrs. J. A. Jackson; "Echoes" secre-| tary, Mrs. H. Bentley; councillors: Mrs. Chas. McKillop, Mrs. R. R. Davidson, Mrs. W. S. Gray, Mrs. R. May-nard, Mrs. J. G. Robertson, Mrs. J. R. Oliver; Mrs. Alvin Ripley, Mrs. J. N". Kennedy, Mrs. G. H. Harmon and Mrs. 8. J. Shepherd. An election was necessary for councillors only, as the other officers were elected by acclamation. Before retiring as regent, Mrs. Robinson thanked the members for their loyal support and urged upon PAGE mm AT I.0.D.E ; A very pleasing feature of the ,an-IM*1 meeting of the Alexander Gait Jhapter, I. O. D. ft., hold yesterday. In Jjb Y,' M. Cv A,ya*r. ftThe new-regent, Mrsj Rlfchie,%sied>the members for their assistance JLnptoe coming year. '. A'hearty vote^of thanks for- the retiring officers was passed. Halifax, N. S., Feb. 23.-A British steamer put In-here yesterday from a United States port for a trans-Atlantic port to'take on passengers. Among them were 19 women and three children; fVTho steamer was about to sail when the customs department refused to grant her clearance papers until all 'women and children passengers had been removed. The government has given orders that no more passports to Canadian women and children to England would be issued. They were brought ashdre this morning and their passage money refunded. Most of the passengers were from the upper provinces. One woman came all the way from Nelson, B. C. An Australian going to work in a munition factory who had his wife and child with him also came ashcro with them and was practically without means. Saturd ay r�conomy Notes from tke "Bay" Boys* Suits are Marked at Economy Prices for Saturday WILL APPROPRIATE LAND Albany, N. Y., Feb. 22.-By an unanimous vote today the senate passed the bill to provide for the seizure by the state of the land desired by the federal government for fortification purposes at Rockaway Beach, 8 only, heavy quality Boys' Blue Serge Suits. Handsomely made throughout in a mannish Norfolk style. Sizes 29 to 32. 'Regular $10.00. Very special, per .suit. 15 only, Tweeds and Worsted Boys' Suits in colors of greys and browns. Norfolk ,'nifl pinch hack style for boys ranging from 5 to 12 years. REGULAR $11.00. Very special . $8.49 -150.00. Very special .. $4.29 $5.50. Very special . . $3.9g Offer a wide choice in Serges, Mohair Stripes, Plaids and Silks. All perfectly made and tailored throughout. , Ladies* New Spring Suits In tailored and fancy styles in Navy, Russian Green, Copenhagen and Black. Newest trimmings with large fancy collar give a pleasing finish to all the new suits. � LADIES' NEW MOTOR COATS In Tweeds. Full length styles. Just Opened, 800 yds. Palm Beach Silts Awning Stripes with Brocades on white ground with bold or dainty stripes in all the new colors. Full 36 inch. Specially priced for Saturday. Per yd, $1.19 SPORT COATS In blanket cloths, checks and stripes, offer a splendid choice In new spring apparel. CHILDREN'S COATS ' The largest range ever displayed. Ranging from 3'to 16 years. In*1-stripe velvets, scarlet sergeB, black and white checks, white blanket cloths, navy1' and brown shades. Prices are as usual, moderate. New Curtains and Curtain Good* Voile and Marquissette Curtains In ivory and ecru shades. Hemstitched and lace edgings. 36 to 40 inches wide, 2|/2 yards long. Priced at $1.75, $1.95, $2.25 and $2.75 a pair. New Lace Curtains In ivory, white and ecru. Neat patterns. 38 to 45 inches wide. 2}/z yards long. Priced $1.00, $1.15, $1.50, $1.75 and $2.00 a pair. Madras Fine Scotch Quality In cream color only. 38 inches wide, yard ..,..... 15 inches wide, yard .. >. . 40c Book Spot Muslin In splendid quality, neat range of patterns. 36 inches wide, yard........ 25c 48 inches wide, yard ..------.. JOc Tapestry Portieres for archway curtain, in a fine range of shades of. greens, browns and red. Priced from $4.50, $5.75, $6.75 to $8.50 a pair. Grocery Department Full of Bargains for Saturday. Phone 313 White Navy Beans Sugar Cubes. 25c Afternoon Tea Special, per Package .... Snider'* PorK.and Beans - in Tomato Sauce. Special, ,2 far,V .;..... CDC Lowney's Sweet Choco- OA late Powder," tin ... &UC Baker's Dot 'Sweet Chocolate Half pound cake's. OO*. Special ..... LttC Pure Cocoa In.pint seal- OO- era. Extra special ... Au.C Special, 3 pounds for 25c To have better results In cooking .beans, spak over night, pour water off. Put in Bean Jar, add a little 'water. By soaking" over night it makes the beans more tender and adds greatly to flavor. Seal Brand Coffae In 2 lb. tins, each , Van Camp'* Soups. Assorted, per tin .. Campbell'* Soup*. Assorted, per tin .. Gold Bar Seeded Raising. 15 ox. package 1 C'> Special .....____ I3C Griffin'* 8eedle�s Raisin*. 16 oz. package*. -TCj� , Special............. IOC 85c 15c 15c >..o..T.o .... t.jr^o... COMW,..,,M.f 0m I Ladies' New Spring Attire Affords a Pleasing = Selection in Our Ready-to-Wear Section I Ladies' New Spring Skirts The" Junior W. A. of St. Cyprians will meet in the Parish room tomorrow afternoon at 2.30.  * . Mrs. P. W. B. George, of Macleod is spending a few days with Mrs. G. H. Harmon. Mrs. George's son, Eric left with the draft from the 78th depot battery. # . * It was a very rare .treat .enjoyed by those present at the illustrated evening in Wesley churph on Wednesday night. The views of the Vatican were of the highest class and revealed the immense wealth of' art treasurer stored there through successive generations. The accompanying address 'by Mrs. R. E. Skeith was most illuminating and greatly enhanced the pleasure and profit of the evening. Officers of Maple Leaf chapter No. 7, O. E. S., are requested to attend a meeting in the Masonic hclY.tonight. \ * * . * v There will be no intercession service at St. Cyprian's tonight, but there will be choir practice as usual. �' *' * � At the Bebekah convention in Cal-.gary this week the election of the assenYbly officer's for the ensuing twelve months resulted as follows: President, Sister M. B. Mclntyre, Edmonton; vice president,'Sister iRose, Medicine Hat; secretary, Sister E. j Rogers, Calgary; treasurer, Sister A i Day; warden, Sister Fox, Stettler; marshal, Sister Patrick, Edihontor South; conductor, Sister White, Swal-well; chaplain, Sister Clark, Waln-wright; inside guardian, Sister Good> man, Ponoka; outside guardian, Sister Musg'rove, Canmore. Invitations are being Issued for a C. O. F. dance on March 8th. The committee in charge is composed of. Messrs. W. Collier, O. Matson, A.i Nedig, D. Wilson, J. E. Clarke and W. Hayter, *  Mr. and MrB. H. G. Cockle ' eel* hrated the sixth anniversary of their wedding; last night -by entertaining' fifteen of their friends, Cards and, dancing were enjoyed until 1.30. Music being supplied by Mr, Christensen. Mr% and Mrs. Cockle received several very haudsome presents. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. KischeJ, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett, Mrs. Mcftabb, Mr. and Mrs. G. KlBchol, Miss Kischel, Miss, Lulu Kischel, Mr. Wade, 'Miss, J3. Cockle and Mr. Percy Cockle. s �, CLARK-POPE At Wesley piirsonage yesterday Rev. G. H. Cobblediclc limited: lp^,*: marriage Miss Florence Evelyn' Pop� *j of Brandon, Man., and Mr. Dpnal<( 'I Earl Clark, of Many berries.'f Mr. land,"'! Mrs. Clark will reside- at.Minyberrles-" where Mr. Clark 1� man8*eriirf;||*p Geo. Barr Lumber Co.� -! h ' 35 ;