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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESOAX. FEBRUARY 27, 1917 THE" LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Hundreds of Dainty Voile Blouses Ready for Your Inspection Tomorrow When we tell?you that there are over 200 dainty voile waists ready for your inspection tomorrow'�morning---you will fyardly credit it, but such are the facts. Waists of all kinds, and'in all sizes up to 44. Nothing nicer ever shown in this store. An early selection gives you an unlimited choice.__ " , �__ � . Hand Embrodkfed Waists $3.50 to $5.00 If you are looking for something real dainty, these hand embroidered walBte should fill the bill. Real con- vent embroidery work on a sheer voile Made up In halt a dozen smart styles, in all sizes. The New Russian Blouse Effects The one outstanding "new thing" In voile .waists this season is the new RUSSIAN BLOUSE. They slip over the head-have wide collar at back, belt ed at waist and a flaring peplum to be worn out .side the skirt. Plain white or colored stripe voiles. , $3.95 and $3.25 20 Different Styles froth $1.75 to $3.00 For those who require voile waists for every day wear and also "dress up" occasions these medium priced waists are just the thing. 20 different styles now in stock at the above prices. A Sale of e Silk Waists Clearing out lines up to $7. To reduce our s^ock of high grade Crepe de."' Chene and Georgette > Waists we 'art: placing on sale for tomorrow* 36-only, waists. All new this seasoTB.v There is a splendid assortment? of styles, colorings and sizes. Not a pqc�r one in the lot. Take your choice for $4.95 New Materials Suitable to Make Up Into Blouses PLAIN VOILES. White only. 3C inches wide. A fine sheer material. 2 qualities. Per yard PjV^ 40c and.................. DWC FANCY VOILES. White with check or stripes. All new this spring. Yard wide. C C� Per yard................ 00 C CREPE DE CHENE. In rose, Copenhagen or-maize. Yard wide. Extra heavy quality. Per yard .......... $1.75 RADIUM NET. In white, cream or black. The new thing for d�n AA sleeves^ Price, per yard V&A/v FOR THAT "SOMETHING DIFFERENT *' t/JV WAISTS TRY RYLANDS' PAGE SEVEN The spring millinery openings are The ladies' first aid class will meet announced to. take place tomorrow i tonight at 8 o'clock sharp in the Y. and Thursday. | M. C, A. Mr,' and-Mrs. G. H. Mitchell of Bow Island' are.*,pending a few days with Mrs. Nedig^n1 their return from California": . * *  Mrs! George Allison and daughter, Gregg, have ,.relumed from a two months' visit in Toronto, Guelph and other eastern points.  * * Mrs. Charles E. Morris and little son left this afternoon for Calgary, where they will make their home in future. Mr; Morris lias been in- Calgary since the new year. '/ * * * The G. I. A. will meet tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 for Red Cross .sewing at the home of Mrs. W. J. Smith, 518 8th Street South. � � * * Corporal Frerl Downer will be pleased to meet the parents and relatives of all the members of the 39th battery tomorrow night at eight o'clock in the auditorium of the Y. M. c. a.  . * * Invitations for a dance on March the-8th have, been issued by the C. O. F. Those 'desiring invitations can get them from the committee ,or by phoning 657. * Members of the order are reminded that they do not'need an invitation. , The shell'. caBe that the 39th Battery sent to the Alexander Gait chapter, I. O. D. E.j is on exhibition in W. J. Nelson's ; store window. The case is beautifully engraved with the artillery crest and the names of every member of the 39th.    Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Sherlock, on behalf of the Alexander Gait i chapter, Imperial Order Daughters of j Empire, presented to Master Jim I Robinson a wrist watch with radium dial and an.accompanying gold piece as a small token of appreciation for his - faithful and willing services to that chapter. , * *  The funeral of the late Mr. M. Harris, whose death- occurred in Edmonton, takes place today to Banff. Mrs. Leonard Drutnmond will accompany . the remains from the north, and will be Joined here., by her sister, Miss Birdie HarriB.^ The late Mr. Harris, i who was oneiof the old-timers of the iwest, was at. surveyor, and made his j first trip out. some 65 years ago, when there was not >a settler west of Port-j.age la Prairie?"-Other daughters who | survive him are Mrs. Howells in Ed-i noon ton, and Mrs. Knights of Dawson City, and his two' sons, Captain W. Harris, formerly of Lethbridge, and Mr. Pred Harris, are overseas.-Calgary Albertan.''�  � LAST YEAR WERE Deputy Minister Craig Tells of Prosperous Conditions in Annual Report " (Speclat to the Herald) i Edmonton, Feb. 26.-"The total crop yield of the province last.year was exceedingly, large!- notwithstanding the fact that there was some damage from rust and frost, and that the acreage was a little, less than, the year before," is how H. A?; Craig, deputy minister of agriculture, sums up the crop situation in Alberta in the annual report of the department which has been laid on the table of the legislature. , He adds: "Prices for all kinds of grain have been high, consequently the farmers of the province should realize as much as, if not more ihan, they have ever realized for a previous season's crop." In regard to livestock it is pointed out that never 'in the history of the province have such prices been paid ANCHOP-DONALDSON glasgow^ -, m � ^services PORTLAND lie? HALIFAX, N.S. PORTLAND IV GLASGOW *>Ih(CT VfklH i winnipcq . Phone- M.SS11  Having received enquirier j from persons, contemplating the � 1 "purchase of stock in The Spo-' kano Edmonton ' Mining Company, I wish to state emphatically that I am not in any way connected with and am not recommending the purchase pf their stock. ' i M. P. JOHNSTON for hogs, and an increase In production is anticipated owing to the demand for breeding sows in the fall. There was also an active demand for breeding ewes. On account of .grain prices it is stated few steers are being fed for the spring market, and there is little doubt -the price of finished spring beef will be exceedingly high. Calling attention to the market that was opened in the resit during the year for timothy, seed, it if. mentioned that already some 40 cars have been shipped to eastern Canada, and that the Alberta, seed has found favor because of the bald, bright, plump quality of the kernel as compared with the seed secured elsewhere; There is no doubt, it is. claimed^ timothy seed production will become / an  Important branch oJHhe farming business of the ! country. Some 200p>cars of potatoes I have been"shipped to eastern Canada at very remunerative prices, but the I strict American regulations stopped the export movement in that direction ! in. the middle of the season. The production of cheese and butter increased during the year , and ' phenomenal prices were secured for creamery butter. Shipments were: made to England by the Dairy.Commissioners of the three western provinces, and the Alberta product commanded-the highest price. Shipments were also made to eastern Canada where good prices �w ere realized.1 The Pacific coast trade continues to bo Improve that very little New Zealand butter is now being sold in the .city markets there.;In connection with the supply of farm labor it is stated that through the offices the . department opened at Lethbridge, Calgary and Edmonton, 10,897 farm � hands were distributed. The report also calls attention to the work ofj the schools of " Agriculture which continue to have a large at-, tendance, the short course schools,; the demonstration trains, the demon- { stration farms, 'Which have had" a very successful year from the standpoint! of crop production, and the increase'j and improvement of live stock, and; it is mentioned that full - district i agents are now stationed at Vermilion, Stony Plain, Olds, Sedgewlck and j Claresuolro.. All of them had been | connected! with the agricultural i schools. Their work during the pastj season was in carrying on boys' and girls' clubs. During; the year Oliver Blue resigned as assistant superintendent of the seed and weed branch, and John Clark was appointed bis successor. A.. Davidson, accountant for the department, resigned to enlist Cot overseas service. WARNS GERARD NOI TO SAIL FROM Ceruna, Spain, via Paris, Feb. 27.-It became known today that oh the day he left Berlin, ex-Am-bassador Gerard was warned personally by a German friend.In a high official position against sailing from Spain for the United ' States. The fact that the warning was given has not yet' become known except to three men who are- in Mr. Gerard's confldenee, but among them there Is a feeling of anxiety In regard to U. 8. citizens sailing on the Infanta Isabel. It Is known that Mr. Gerard regards the-warning as having been given in all seriousness. The Daughters of the Empire will be in charge of the tea room at the Hudson's Bay tomorrow afternoon. I ' * * * . The regular monthly meeting of the Mafhepis club will lie hold tomorrow at 3 o'clock In the Y. M. C. . A. auditorium. j The regular meeting of Knox Ladies' Aid will be- held on Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the vestry. The retention committee will he Mrs. Alvin Ripley and Mrs. Sloan and the hostesses. Mrs. Mfehzle, Mrs. M. Young and Mrs. D. Williamson. .  � * There is a movement among the j enfranchised women of the west, now [that so many of the women of Canada 'have the vote, to send a deleiratn to the Imperial Conference in London, which is now being held and to which all the premiers of the British Km-pire have been called.-to urge (hat I the franchise be extended to the British women. j Mr. and Mrs. M. C- McKenzie of! Kipp, Alberta, have returned from an extended trip to the Pacific coast, where they visited many important centres, including Seattle, Bremerton, Victoria and Vancouver. Coming home through the Okanagan valley, they� also Bpent a few days at Nar-raata, 100 miles up the Okanagan lake, where they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Myers, formerly of Lake Vehle, P.E.I., returning through the Kettle valley to Nelson where, owing to the severe weather, they found Kpotenay lake frozen over and had to take the train 20 miles down to Proctor to getthe boat for Koo-tenay Landing; then down through the Crow's Nest, back to Sunny Alberta. Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie had a most enjoyable trip and were much impressed with the unsurpassable scenery of the Canadian Rockies. j The cast for the play "The Minister's Bride" that the young people of Wesley church will produce on March Gth is as follows: The minister. J. A. Livingstone; his bride, Miss Agnes Hendrie; Mrs. Sharpe, Miss W. Lin-gard; Mrs. Betterdays, Mrs. McKer-row: Mrs. Seegoode, Miss Oi Stover; ' Mrs. Charity, ' Miss Speck; Mrs. Crabbe. Miss M. Knapp; Mr. Crabbe, Mr. Dicken; Miranda Meek, Miss Porter: Jim Curtis. Mr. Fred Paunch; Miss Jones, Miss Vourie; Ephriam Snelgrove. Mr. M. Dowsett; Molly Charity, Miss Ivy DawBon; Amos Right, Mr. J.- C; Miller. Miss Honev-sett of Coaldale will give elocutionary numbers and there will also be a tableaux by several of the young people. MORNING SPECIALS On Sale from 9 to 12 only .... WEDNESDAY 130 lbs. CANDY Assorted flavors. Made of pure cane sugar. High grade and fresh. Regular 25c per lb. Wednesday morning, 9 to 12 only >y AA work or semi-dress. Wednesday morning. Special, pair ..