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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i�Age fouhteen \ the lethbridge daily HKHAfcD- SATURDAY, FEDHlJAnY 23, I9ti MUNiTY GARDEN fOSEDIOR LtCALCin Meeting Held To Discuss Vt�h- " lemiof Vacant Lot Gardening ITALIAN LINER DODGED A SUB -tt- An Atlanlle Port, Feb. 23.- How th'j miii^tp'Of,,, an- Italian* |>a1�enaii'r IthitV. tfte oinite Aligtt-icrj,* .spec'M conferouce hetneeii tlie city romini?-lottors. President Manioch of tUc! Hoard of Trade. Mrs. DeVever. Mr?, j Simpson aiitl .Ali&H Bawdeu of the J^- i cal Conucll ot Women and Stiporin-! Undent K.^lrtlsld in the mayor's office on Friday afternoon. Various schpnies were bro-iched, but after a Iodk ing plant has ' .reached it* limit and we have to do so tforprotectiou purposes."' The r seized the veteran ,at the beginning ot the war and he shipped as gunner on a merchant vessel. Re-, cently he returned to Chinook and' has again ansv^-ered the call to the colors, joiuiug the battery. George Hazel of Coaldale, and Leon "Rusael ot 'tjranttnx are new recruits Id the artiller.v. E. H. Steele^as joined the Royal Flyinfe Corps. ietv as sraoddiildrea ot the poet Byron. A few atin remember her charm las a �iri: Her face, with its exqnieltely I delicate fettorae, d�rk brown eyes, .iind e:xpre88ion of hlgb intelU^nce Ifnnd ;wat'mthot heart, was attmctlve i at' all ages. Her figure was soifU but iltoautUully made, aid tkough almple I and unassamlnB as a cklld, she bad a tKontle oid-fAslifoneti dignltr of manner wh^ch was all' her own. An additional �hi^m was th* aoftness of her voice In speaklnr. It wlir be remembered itbat ibis attraction is recorded ot her Ittamoua granfatber. t' She learnt drawing from Ruslcin. jHer sift'for aketcbing was unequalled, �spj^cialty as regards horses,' and the rapidity of Ii'er pen and ink drawings uoiild nerer have'been guessed from tii9fr minute perfection. An srctaitect-iiral drawing done by her at the age lof�d,; and while in the prime of her gjitreiigtb habitually rode a buck-jump-i gar, rlnd and tbe.taillB and the free-, dumot Otttdoor itfe, happiest, always �tin,th9 saddle,>r carinc fqr the wel-'^farejof hei:'iiuiiie;;Ou� family of, Arab -n�, aoVwrtJ sknowtt to all'her vis-both at Crabbft and at lierlSBypt-� "le:.., .at,,;Sh�)r]kh,. ftQbeyai'*-n�iar, Jlfr;/;: per^ecil- )hOT(i�|nan�)ilpj' U.S. RAILWAY BILL � BEING SENT THROUGH Washington. Feb. 25.-The administration's railway bill, passed yesterday by the senate, moved rapidly forward in the house today, with debate on amendments to the measure limited to five minutes tor each speaker. Final action in-the house is lookefl for early next week and leaders expressed coiifidence that the difficulties in ,the seirnte and house drafts will be quickly adjusted in conference. With the exception of an eleventh hour amendment, adopted at the suggestion of Senator Cummins ot Iowa and providing, government .control-tor;| many short line". railroad�, the bill was passed-by-the senate, substantially as it. came from the senate inter; state cammeree committee. . Provis-' ions fixing tbe compensatioa for the railroads on the three-year basis, providing the 1500,000,000 revolving fund, authorising the president to initiate rales subject to appeal to the interstate commerce commission and lim-. iting goverriment control to 18 months after the war were retained by the senate.- FORWARD THEIR NAIMES Ottawa. Feb. 22.-In connection with the appointment ot a court ot inquiry to investigate complaints with regard to the transportation ot Canadian soldiers from England to Canada, the militia department announces'that all of-': fleers and other ranks who desire to gire gvideivcf^yith respect: to conditions on the'transport on which they returned to Canada should forward their names to the officer commanding the district in which they now reside in order that they may be notified to attend before the court. .As the .first .sitting of, the court la to be held in Ottawa, all persons residing here or in this vicinity should send their names direct to the president of the court; Lieut. Col.'H. r.'Iiulme, militia headquarters. her absolute fearlessness,  and the extremely abstemious habits which she inherited from a very remarkable father.'- (the. tir�t Earl of Lovelace) made her singularly well fitted for' the adventurous journeys which^she /undertook^ In the Beventles' and eighties of tbe last century: She rode (the only woman in the cavalcade) with her husUand through tlfe wildest, parts of Meaopo-taraian and Arabian- deserts, penetrating to ^jealously guarded fastnesjiei and often in no slight peril. She crossed the Tigris, Euphrates, and Korkha rivers," eltheV dh jp,' "goatsltin raft or clinging to^a.swimming.liorse. Knowing the forinidabre nature of these rivers; she foretold the military-difficulties in thosei regions. To the end of her lite the romanc� and delight' of those wild journeys were never far from Ijer memory. . Her. last years were mainly lived In Btypt, whence since 1916 she had been unable to return at all.. She spent her time dispensing kindness to all about her,* and" espieclally to the soldiers, woi^ided and;^:unwoiin4ed, who now 8urroan4e(>..>he'lt, It was ^within a few .m'e.(?liR|of;�Jr SOth birtlfday that: she slntultanwoiialy'^finished* a book (her history of the Arabian Ilors'e). which it is believed is likely to become u classic, and inherited the anclt^nt Barony that had descendod to ber through her grand^nother, Laily jBy ron. About s)^ inohth'"1ater she fell 111,' and the slrenglhahat had upi-t:'Tr�opt in Fnnce . , -R�iell HaBtiif/ H�ir,H.ii; n� W� All Here -UnWer�ily Quartette th's-A U^:W�y. To BcriiB-Fred FairliaBkt TMt'i wSt^Irebarf Meaas i� Me i - ^-^ -^Harry McCla.key 202M V -Noble Swile ,C ; ' \}U%-M^Mrmn^H Aramd ---Noble Sisilev f�l^Sf ^&iuti�> Marck" 20276 ^269 20266 I itl^f]):^ -Craig CampbeU" 2sm The PATH�fiiMfifmiJMJQiAPH Co. of Canada I, Liaiti4 t TOKONTO. Onl. . _.^tr|I^Utors-R. ^J. Whitla & Co.. itetiV Wlnnlpegi Wan. �mfmber-any ^lac machine can be tquipped to play Pathe recarda at a nominal'cost. / .�4^ Goiid lerriltry 9fnn la live dealers bawden bros.' ( lethbridqe's GR^TESt HOME FURNISHERS ' HUUUJ|WJpp|<, LETHBRIDGE , jjjii .1 Only 6 more money saving days left yoii to furnish your home All FURNITURE REDUCED aOpc. carpets and Draperies lOpc. Carpet and Drapery Qept Specials Our entirie stock of Ax-minster, Wilton and Tapes--try Carpets are included in our Annual Sale. You^vvlll find some beautiful new, coloi:s and new designs in our remarkable collection of 19! 8 stock. Axminsters range in price from. . .^."$17.50 to $52.50 Wiltons range in price from.......$27.00 to $65.00 Jute Mats, Only 90c Only twonty-ftve ot these liandy mats; that are snitablo for betlrooms. Some in a variety of soft colors. Clearing Sale OA^ Jrice ..... .......................HUC Scrims at Half Price Our complete line ot fancy borOereil Scrims ro on sale at half price. No matter what color or Combination ot colors you want for thai particular ro6ni"^'ou will find it amones our col- ,-r lection. Ordinary prices range from 35 to COc. Clearing' Sale Price. Just .... Chesterfield A beautiful .overstuffed Chesterfield, with spring arms, seat unci baclf. with drop ar^ns. | n a AA neu.oo tor......................... Uv*UU'  Arm Chair or nocker. To match........................ 42.00 Chair and Rocker Upholstered In brownI'imit' loathcr, tufted wing back. 10.00 wide arm, spring scat. Sale Price ... Grass Mats only 45c .Tapanese Matting Rugs. Size 36x72.. Va fi'v. Stencilled. While thoy last at ......... ,i. 4t]|jC' 1.50 CocoaDoorMat Just whiit'you want Cliis sloppy weather. % (� a A big cocod. door mat. Only ............ l.OU Imit Battenberg Curtains at$L95aPair We have only a few pairs of these three yard long Battenburg Curtains. Rogulur price aj" ^$l85. On sale at..................1.. LvIO Child's Crib In snow white finish 'With continuous posta at ends. Link fabric spring. q oa, On aale at....................... Iu�6y Ft^med Dining Ofl Room Suite...,. OZf.^y : Consists of a largo buffet with plate glass mirror back, .cutleiy and linen drawers, and large cupboard. Pedestal extension table an^ CQ^9A ^aet'ol 6 cbairdr'Sale price only ........ 0!f.