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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta .THUBSDAY, JANUARY 21,1018 THE LETHDnrrroK D;vn.t nKHALD MY 1ST HAVE II "The goveinmoncii nrc crying tn the farmers for more production, asking UK to crop every acre we poislbly can, and yot lome of the people In the ctt-leH want to handicap U8 by tnk ng away the convciilenco of Saturday night Rhopplng. Wo muHt Jiave, Saturday ntght ur Bome other night on which the ihopu are open, or we will bo compelled to tako half a dny oI( every week or ao to como to town And aliop, and wo will lose production by that much." That la O. T. Lathrop's view of the Factory Act a� e�pTOB�ed before tho apeclal coinmlM^on of inquiry on Tueiiday atterooon. Mr. Lathrop talk-od Btrulght from the ahciuldor. He Raid that he often came Id from hlB farm at Grassy Lake, 60 nilles away, to do special shopping on Saturday flvenings, leaving after six oclock and arriving tti' t.'me to complete his pur-vtiaoos. C. S. Creut atibatantlAtod thie evidence. He alBO said that he had six hired men. They want to shop a eouplo of ttmek'a month and he u�unlly rIvos theitk a horse and rig on Satur-dly oven'ngs to come to town for that purpose, if the shops were not open tMy would want to shop anyway and would ask for time off during the duy, and would thus lose a day or two a month. He thought it would-be unfair to clone the stores on Saturday evenings while the wor Is on. Miss Pe�rBon for the clerks protest-�d against the. 12-hour shopping day, on Saturday so far as tho lady clerks are concerned, stating that the long day was norve-wrcckL^g and ought to be abolished. She made a strong picn along this lino. That was all the evidence heard during tho afternoon sen-slpn and tho commission left for Calgary during the evening, NOTimiE III Det^it, Mich., Jan. 23.-Although nearly a score of persons ,ihad bpen taken to police headquarters and Questioned during tho d�y, no trace has been found pf the �66,000 in Jewels and cash taken by three men who yesterday held up tho downtown Jew Scandinarta eomoa Mporta lleirlDg that canditiqns -ara, |rfT�# of Hapar-andn, have proved ti.^relUbla'so fm-quently that thejr may, well be* race! ved with caution. In thu inMtancc they are to th� effect that a; commit-too of iiafety in Petroffrad haa Issued a manifesto stating that the. counter revalutlonarles. have onitad to figttt -the present government, that former frcmter Keronsfcy, M. Sartdkoff and other leaders of the opjpcisttloh to the Bolshevlkl have arrived iii Petrograd from the Don and that severe fighting is in progress. It is reported the Bol-slicvlki have hastily summoned 2000 sailors from Halslngfors and Kron-stadt, arid that warships In tho Neva are taking part in the encounters. Another report from tha same source says the situation la rapidly approaching a cllnias but malcea no mention of a poncerted movameht or or actual fighting. It adds that events of the gravest Importance are Impending. TiaiHlEGISlATiON ISHASIYPm Says U. V. A. Committee in Presenting Report to the Annual Convention SHELL PERFECTED Will Be of Gre^t Value'in War Against Hun Submarines Wash;nKton, Jan. 23.-Tho non-ric ochot slioll, a weapon as deadly as ihn depth charge, la Ihd newest devJco' perfected by the navy ordnance experts for uso against German submarines. Tho new shell dives when It strikes the water, instead of bouncing, as do the ordinary missiles, Trhdiigh the use of .n new fuse tho charge c^n bo madn to explode on contact with a solid surface under tho water or at a pre-do terniined depth. The value of the latest anti-submarine weapon lies i^ the fact that rfliota which fail slightly short will be ot as much effect as those which register direct hits. Pursuing its course beneath tho water, tile shell' will ex- ! ploilo,asalnat the side of thesubmerg- ' cd submarine. : STEEL-SHIPBUILOING Ottawa, Jan. 23.--No fnrther^ an nouncement with regard to tho government's shipbuilding' progromme elry store of nalph Dewey. A bur-, made public sdme time ago is yot rled estimate 'of tlie amount of Jewelry and cash taken first placed its value at |GO,000 but a careful check up Inter showed that it totalled f65,-000. � (, W'.'A, Grainger,. Aianager .of^. the Btore, who was .badly'beaten, gagged and bound .by the bandits, was able to give detectives only a meagre description of the men. According to'the police the robbery was one ot the biggest In the city's history. E available. The report com'ng from Vaucouvor to.the effect that the province of British Columbia would lend its aid to the eitabllshment ot a large steel comiiany on the Pacific coast for the monufactura of steel ships, has been received with cohslderable inter-oat here. In this connection, however, it Is pointed out that, according to the statement of policy by Hon. C. C. Bal-lantyne, minister of marine, it wan s^id that "during the continuance of the war atad for sonie time thereafter,.! the consiruatlon of steel ships In Canadian yards for'foreign registry will not be permitted." Winnipeg, Jan. 23.-Lumbermen representing 1,200 retail yards in Western Canada in convention in the Royal Alexandra Hotel today voided ,their strong objection to the proposed in-creaaa of 16 per cent in the freight I I rates,, and Submitted two methods by which (he goyernment might Increase its revenue, ' >, One fnethod Buggested was to ii^im OFNEVfFOi E DUND St. Johns, Ntid,, Jftn. 23.-The ban-dlcap imposed upon the {^ustoms revenue of Newfoundland by the passage of the act which made illegal the Im portation, inahilfacture sajle of in tozlcatlQg liquors aftar December 31, 1916, has boen entirely removed. The revenue for the calendar year 1917. railroads, Including the Canad an Nor- '^^saVhan I'l^*^^'""l' �thern RaHway  ware duplicated, and rMnin i^' i^� ", . pull up the ratlbta,such places, using The Importations in, 1?18 in fact. Itheae railB Sir thi repair of othe" eroater than in normal p-ev.ous narta of the systim ' years, because a large number of pop- * Another alternative suggested was J^llf.'!'" 11..i fi.;> ),�,.o.a.> sumption after the putting Into effeci of the prohibition la\y.. The IFoloitlal revenue gained about fyh!ch cannot [be met, officials belteveittiat thorevehne (or the cur rent year will show a stlU further In crease..^. � . .'j VESSEL LOST Prince Ruperti B.C.,.Jan. 22.-:-The fishing vesBiel^ Kitwaniia, of the Deep Seiv company, Itaa been,lost oft Graham Island. jCaittaln'Oawald and tiie men aboard the Klt^iahia made, shore lu'^aatety., The ship waa insured. |Cffi()tt|l9'i)K$l^060,0(l� iDrandwa SAFETY DEPOSIT-BUSINESS lection of amaii debts'was preaantad. No'definite declalon arrived at. Thare are a number of compllcationa in re? gard to sectoring an aqt along tlieaa lines which would meet the situation, both urban and irurai, and i)b Un>^ wculd not permit of the pA>per ooh-aideration ot auch an important mutter before it was necessary to Introduce such an act at the last sesfion, the matter wat laid Wer for further consideration by our legal dapirt-ment. '  The resolution requiring that a (gw be passed to deal with the impqfta-tlon of animals, particularly qaUlc aulteritig from tuberculoBlB,^ waa presented, and the minister ot agfioul-ture promised actl6n at the last aes-aion, but so tar bbI your commiUec have been able to ascertaio, nothine was done. In regard to a bounty ^n, coyq(es the government met the recommaPda-tlons of your committee in t>art,'The government pointed out aopia dUtl cuities in the enforcement ot Bucb an act which they considered very j|l(li cult. They also pointed out that'tji^ present high prices being pali| tor pelts,should be sufficient iqducoment in Itself to enable huntera to mdk^ good wages killing coyotea tor.^ the skins alone during those months wUoi the pelts are aaleable as good (ur. CAUQHT DUTCH STEAMCII Copenhagen, Jan. 22.-The capture by German.worships ot the Dhtol steamer Luna, 1,268 tons gross,, (rdi. lIlQUand for Sweden with a cargo -fis siignr, la reported in a Btookhol^n d'e patch lo the 5tatlonal Tideude. TUi^ Luna was taken Into Haliweuend^,' ,.. " >  * '4 ion^l meetings called when/ li^cesaary. Previously, -' meeting of the �  ice. ,The war cabinet, generally known vf. C-'. the war cabinet; meets prao* t> ti cabinet la empowered to-report; ;> ' to tha'full cabinet, and to makf 4> rocnmmondations to any par* 4> �tloutar.cqurae ot action, r .Bvery,-:* cabinet wiv � ritcs quoted today. With materials getting poorer and prices soaring higher and higher, it is foofisli tb delay while you have still time to secur^ a Fashion Craft Suit or overcoat of piire woolen fabrics at such strikj|i|r r�(i .$5.50 Fine Gloves, fur-Uned,t6d9ar :... $4.65 $3.2S Fine Gloves, wool lined,^to clear .. $2.75 $2.75 Fine Gloves, wool lined, to cl�ar .'. $2 35 $2.25 Fine Gloves, wbd lined, to clear ... $1.85 $3.00 Fine Gloves, silk-lined, to clefr____$2.65 $2.75 Fine Gloves, silk-lined, to clear ... $2.35 $2.50 Fiiie Gloves, silk-lihed, to dear .... $2.15 Melius wool-lined WprkiDg "Gloves and Mitt$ $2.50 Gaontlet Mitts, to clear ......../.. $).85 $2.50 Gaimtlet Gloves, to clear ........ $1.85 $2.00 GaubUet Mitts, to dear ......... $1.65 $2.25 Oaiuitlet Mitts, to dear .. x .... $1.95 $2.75 Gnnm Mitts, to dear...... .. $2.35 $2.25 GittJBliot Gloves, to dear .. .. $1.95 $1.25 Pii-ovcr MHts, to clear ......... 8Sc $1.50 Pni^Ter Mitts, to dear ...... $1.15 $2.00 PaDover Mitis, to clear .;. ... $1.65 Men VFijne Shirts, Arrdw Brand $2.00 Fifeit Shirts, to dear............. $1.45 $1.50 and $li75 Fine Shirts, to dear .... $1.15 $1.25 aid tl.75 Fine Shirts .......95c Men's Flannel and Corduroy v.- ,'.Shirts.. $3.50 Corduroy Shirts, to dear $8.00 FlaiKiiel Shhrts, to dear . $2100 FwmI Shirts, to cleair .. , \Men'& Dress $2.00 anjtf $2.50 Caps, to ^dear 8 $2.95 $2.25 $1.85 $1.45 Bli^kets and CbmfcKrten^ $6.50 Al Wool BUmkcti, to dear,....... $5.45 $3.50 Bbnkots. 6 lbs., to clev..........$2.65 >$3.S0 Cfmtortws, to dear........... \ $2.65 $3.00 Cbntorteri^ to clettr ........... $2.35 Men's Suits Men's $40.00 Suits, to clear..............$29.65 Men's $35.00 Suits, to dear........ $26.95 Men's $32.50 Suib, to clear.......... $24.45 Men's $28.50 Suits, to clear.............$22.85 Men's $25.00 Suits, to clear.............$19.50 Men's $20.00 Suits, to clear............ $14.95 Mackinaw Coats and Pants $13.50 Mackinaw Coats, to clear.........$10.95 $12.50 Mackinaw Coats, to clear....... . $10.45 $11.50 Reefer Coals, to deai*.............$9.65 $5.50 Mackinaw Pant^, to clear............$4.45 $8.50 Hudson Seal Caps, to clear.......... $6.45 $8.50 Russian Rat Caps, to clear..... ----$6.45 Men's Air weoi Sweaters $12.50 Sweaters, to dear $9.75 $10.50 Sweaters, to clear ....----... $7.85 $7.50 Sweaters, to dear,----....... $5;95 $5.00 SwcalerG, to clear............$3.75 $4.50 Sweaters, to clear .........-$3.35 $4.00 Sweaters, to clear............ $2.95 $3.5^ Sweaters, to clear ............$2.65 Florsheim and Slater Fine Shoes Odd Lines $8.50, $9.00 and $10.50 Fine Shoes, to clear .................... r $5.65 $5.00 and $6.00 Working Shoes, to clear $3.35 _� �( _'.^.^.^__ Silk Ties and Silk Mufflers $1.50 Silk Ties, to clear ... $1.00 Siik Ties, to clear . 7$c Silk Tieii. to clear ... .. $3.50 Silk Mutflcrs, to dear $2.50 Silk Mu^Ws. to dear . $1.25 . 75c . 65c $2.75 $1.65 s $4.25 Overshoes, 4 buckle, to clear ..... $3.75 $3.50 Overshoes, 2,buckle, to clear ..... $3.25 $2.50 Overshoes, 1 buckle, to clear .:... $2,25 ^3.00 Sheep-Lped Wanigans, to dear ... $2.65 $1.75 Sheep-Lined Moccasins, to clear ... $1.45 Stanf leW's Underweaur $4.00 Red Labei2 piece suits, to dear... $3.25 $4.50 Blue Labd 2 piece suits, to dear ... $3.65 $3.50 Green Label, 2 piece suite, to deto.. $2.85 $6.00 Fine SuitI, silk and wool, 2 pieces, to dear....... ............$4.75 $3.00 Heavy ribbed Combination SuUt^ to clear......................... $2.35. $3.00 Fleeced twed Combination Suits, to ^ $2.35 dear. V, $2.50 Fleeced Lined C^mbinatioii Suite, to clear .........,.... ^... s.. $2.25 Fstshion Craft ClotheiShop 318 5th St. 3. Letbbrifdge ?00006 B92C 46817?69 ;