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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^"TMURSbAX JATStrARY 31,1918 THE LW*ii?>Kn3GlC WEEKLY HERALD PAGE SEVEM ? New Spring Goods Now on New staple and wash goods, new dress goods and new gloves and hosiery, new aprons and house dresses, new corsets and waists, new coats dresses-a splendid variety of new merchandise for so the season, featuring many special values that will matched again this season. Fincy Striped Poplins Special 45c :t6 Inches wide. Oxford Shirtings - - 35c Light and medium stripes. AH guaranteed 31 Inches. colored to \ra*h. ? White and Colored Voiles 50c to 75c a splendid variety of plain and fancy weaves kt last year's pricftH. rkish Towels 50c to $1.00 Very special values in medium and large size. White "and colors* . . . * Winter Coats and Furs at 20% Priuep lower than you -will meet wlUi for many seasons to come. Hudson Seal Coat, $132.00 Finest quality. 88 inch sweep. 45 inches long. Fancy satin lining. Rat, Coat, Special $90 50 inches long. Best grade Ontario Hat. Very cheap. 72 in. Damask - - $2.00 Finest pure linen. Lovely fine quality. Worth now $3.00. Romper Cloth - - - 38c Plain blue, grey and stripes. 30 inches wide. All fast colors. Checked Glass Cloth 20c and 25c 21-22 inches wide. Many special values. White Flannelette 25c and 30c Two special lots. Much below present worth. 35 inches wide. Very strong. THE LADIES' STORE  612 PHONE 463 THIRD AVE. ? lljtlpl) Slye is hark from TCngUud and is at present in v�\vmry. 3* The Next-of-Kin will meet Jn the Moose J fall tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock.  *  The ladles ot the UaptiKt church will ; sew at the Red Cron* rooms tomorrow from :� to t> p.m. * * * The regular meeting of the women;-: branch &t the Red (toss society will be held in the Red Cross rooms lomor-, row at 3 p.m. *  � The Red Cross society wishes - to thank the Sir Alexander ijalt chapter J.O.D.E. for 24 pairs of socks which they donated to the society. 0 9m Major A*hton, or Regiua, named an a member ot the new soldiers' land �Mtlement board, is a cousin of Misa Ashton, of the l^etbbridge school staff. * * * Mrs. M. Freeman leaves Saturday morning for California where she will ipend three moot lift with her daughter, Mrs. Eugene Power, at Hollywood, just out of Lob Angelas. Mrs. Salmon leave* Sat urday for hon Angeles, Calif., where she will join her ion, H. (!. C, Salmon, and wife, who are spending their honeymoon in California. n The ladies of will sew at the morrow. There Cross workers, Re-Elected Chairman- He Pre-sente Review of Institution's Activities Rev. Canon Murrcll-Wright, who I has been chosen, chairman of tiro Gait j Hospital Board for 1918, has prepar-i cd the following very- comprehensive i report of the institution for the past AC i \ Fresb From the Cow i and cleanly- handled at eyerf step, our. milk reaches you rich, pure and nourishing.. It la milk that .'is good for "babies, for growing children, for grown-ups "ittfd old folks. Use it ia your borne tor any purpose where milk is required. It is absolutely safe heing clarified and pasteurized. Crystal Dairy Limited 1576 - Phone 1576 year. At the first meeting of the year, at which Rev. Canon Murrell-Wright was choaen chairman, notice was received from the city conneit that Mias Agnew had heeh reappointed a member of the board for a two-yecr term, following fa the report: In making a brief report dealing with the operation of the Gait Hot*, pital for the year 1917, the first thing to be noted ia that the Board were able to fitence without asking the city for any grant from taxes towards the current operating expenses. This was partly due to a considerable balance in hand at & beginning of the year. While the prevailing high prices j have largely increased the cost of all supplies causing the expenditure to be $10,000 higher than the previous year, the hospital charges have not been increased. For the coming year however, the Board will have to ask the city for an appropriation of four thousand dollars or Increase the charges to patients, and aa sixty per cent, of the patients come from outside the city it would hardly seem fair that the expense should be levied against the tax payerb in the city, A new heating plant was installed during the year at a cost of $17,000. This necessitated the building of a new boiler room' and chimney and Installing two 40 h.p. Return Tubular Boilers. All the buildings are now on one heating system- This capital expenditure was financed by the city and the interest charged up to the hospital. New Matron After two years of very faithful and acceptable service, Miss Wootton resigned as Matron and was succeeded by Miss McClarty, to whose excellent administration the Board paid the following tribute: "Miss S. McClarty. " Supt. Gatt Hospital: "At its first meeting in the year, the Board desires to express to you its sincere appreciation of the manner in which you have so ably filled the position ot superintendent. "It is a pleasure to record this confidence in your ability and general management of the hospital. Since your arrival to take up this position in July last the Board has heard nothing but praise of youfr efficient administration. � "We would ask you to convey to the hospital staff the appreciation of the board for their co-operation with you." The hospital grounds were greatly improved by laying; out a .lawn and circular drive to the front entrance. The training school has been well maintained and there is at present the Christian church Red Cross rooms tola need of more Red so it is hoped that every lady who can will be present. The annual meeting ot the Ladies' Aid of the First Baptist church was held Jan. 17, 1918, The reports for the year were ratified and the following officers were elected: President, Mrs. Roosa; vice-president, Mrs. Williams; secretary, Mrs. McMillan: assistant, Mrs. Leavttt; treasurer, Mrs. M, J. Gibson, The annual lueetiug of the Mission Circle ot the First Baptist church was held Jan. 24th. The treasurer's report showed an increase over last year in membership sad in money raised. Of- ! flcera elected for the coming year were a� follows: President, Mrs. Snyder; Wee-pre�ident, Mrs. Knapman: secretary. Mi's. Law ford; treasurer, Mrs. | Tripp. i The general meeting of the Mathesis club was held in the V.M.C.A. yester-d*y afternoon. The attendance was | very gratifying, the auditorium heing ^. r,. , T * comfortably filled. Those who braved Cheaper Than Carts For it Saves I ^e coid fot w#u ]epaid m hearing Time-To Cost address given by Rev. Chas. Bak- e4Aim *** whicn proved to be a rare literary $401111 i aocompltshmasit. The lecture will ap- pear In print in a few days. Mr. Baker also exhibited some wonderful specimens of artistic wood work, both in The city of Lethbridge will purchase j i- a motor truck for the scavenging dept, and will do away with the dump carte at present in use. This was decided at a meeting of the commissioner's yesterday, and Commissioner Grace Will send an order to the Acme Truck Co., Cadillac, Mich., for a two ton truck to cost $4,046. This Is the best kind of a truck for the purpose. Commissioner Orace estimates that by its purchase and use, the eijfy will save a large amount in its scavenging bill, as the dump carts are slow and consume a vast amount of time in making the rounds. F j j F Grocery Specials Poit Inventory Special (or Friday and-Saturday. C. 0. D. Only. Phone 1766 room tor one probationer. The daily average of patients in the hospital for the year was forty-seven. The total number of patients treated was 1200. The operating rooms, the two large sun rooms and some private wards were re-decorated. This work of brlghtenjng up the general appearance of the hlspital is being taken up systematically. One store-room for drugs and another for groceries was fitted up in the basement, and now, having the storage capacity, a considerable saving is effected in being able to buy in largji quantities. A new dispensary is also beiug prepared for near the drug store room, and the present dispensary will be turned into an X-ray room, in which some of the doctors on the staff are installing a modern up-to-date X-ray outfit. AH these improvements make for a more efficient care of the sick. When the governor-general was here recently, at his own request he went over the hospital and expressed his pleasure that we had such a splendid equipment. While.much can still be done, Lethbridge has just cause for pride in the Gait hospital. The auditors' statement has not yet been received, but the following figures give the current account for 1917: Receipts Cash on hand, Jan. 1.-1917.. $ 3,339.50 Public ward fees ......... 15,08 �  r*- *'*.*>* p-* 98o Lennox Laundry Soap, large bars, per. bar.............. 5c Libby's Tomato Soup, 2 tins 35c Christies' Sodas, per tin . ..V 50c Sockeye Salmon, ]/z lb.1 tins, .................... 20c eaoh Please Ntte-No Delivery Orders Taken Included, Although Store Closes 9 After 5 p,m.t Saturday p.m. Saturday. $40,483.70 Expenditure* Administration and office expenditure........... $ 2,300.12 Professional care of patients ............... 11,266.76 Housekeeping ISxpens&s- Wages................ 4,148.65 Groceries.............. 10,478.29 0, SUPINA 230 13TH ST. NM &NE 6oOR WORTH OF NO. 2 FIRK HALL F * T Laundry Fuel . Light Water Ice ... .. ........... Maintenance of property and equipment.......... Insurance .. ......... Refund patieut? overpaid accounts.............# Htscol lan sous........ Cash on hurt, Jan. l, mf 2,453.011 477.46 106.00 138.85 :t,!t39.4fi 909.41 i 849.65 576.04 mosaic and floral designs, and these, together with the twenty paintings loaned by Miss Kirk, left a bright spot op memory's waits tiiat will not soon he forgotten. Mio's Bennett very ably moved a vote of thanks to Rev. Baker on behalf of the teachers which was seconded by Mrs. Leech on behalf of the club. The club voted to dispense With refreshments at the general meetings xheld in the Y.M".C.a. Four new names were voted in as club members, making a total membership of 79. The tea table was presided over by Mrs. W. d. King, and members with their guests lingered for a social half hour.   * TWBDT-WALL j At Knox manse, on Wednesday, Jan. j 30th, Mr. Guttarm Twedt, of Lethbridge, and Mfss Mary Wall, of Grand Forks, N.D., were united in marriage by Rev. W. P. Bums. * * * D1MMA-DAVIES At. West Lethbridge at the home of the bride's parents, Wednesday, Jan. 10th, Mr. Orley Clinton Dtmma and Misa Helen Davies were united in marriage, Rev. W. F. Burns officiating. WAR menu FOR FRIDAY Breakfast: Corameal Porridge, Toast Parsley Omelet, Tea or Coffee. Dinner: Fried Cod, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Fruit Tart. Supper: Cheese Relish on Toast, Emergency Biscuits, Plum Preserve, War Cake. Tea. The recipes for Cheese Relish and War Cake, mentioned above, are as follows: Cheese Relish-1 cup stale bread crumbs, 1 cup milk, 1 tablespoon butter, % cup grated cheese, 1 egg, y2 teaspoon salt, few grains cayenne. Soak bread crumbs fifteen minutes in milk, melt the butter, add soaked crumbs, cheese, egg slightly beaten and seasonings. Cook three minutes, and pour over toasted crackers which have been spread sparingly with butter.   War Cake-2 cups brown sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, U cups hot water, 1 teaspoon ground cloves, 4 tablespoons lard, 1 cup raisins, 1 teaspoon salt. Boil together for five minutes. Then cool and add 3 cups of flour, and 2 teaspoons aoda dissolved In 1 teaspoon of hot water. Bake in two loaves In slow oven an hour and a quarter. With the American Army in France, j Jan. 29.-Announcement was made i here today that the total tonnage of i former German steamships ready for j the high seas service most of which are now bringing men and materials to Trance, Is approximately 500,000. Among the considerable number already safely in entente ports is the Lsviathau. formerly the Vaterland, and fifteen other of Germany's largest tfilps. These figures demonstrate the faiadty of recent BUNGALOW NETS, from, yard UOe to...................... 1.50 Never have our Fixtures held such a Charming Assemblage of Draperies as they do at present. The new arrivals are in�t e new arrivals are just to hand, and a glance over them (will speedily that "drape" problem of yours. solve 1 1 One line we are proud pi is the new Shadow Effect Cretonne in a bewildering array of color combinations. 1 The 32 in. range from 60c to $1.50 yard and the 56 in. from $1.75 to $2.25 yard. F Then there are some very pretty Chintz drapes ranging from 25c to 75c yard in colors to harmonize with any surroundings. The new Art Sateens come in Paisley, Rose Bud, Floral, Fancy Striped and Conventional designs in a variety of colors and are priced at 35c and 50c yard. r A limited quantity of Furniture Cloth suitable for high class upholstering, 2y4 yards wide, $2.25. "Silkoline" in colors fancy designs at 25c and 35c yard. THESE ARE OLD COUNTRY GOODS AND VERY DIFFICULT TO PROCURE, SO WE CONSIDER OURSELVES FORTUNATE IN 4 SECURING EVEN THE SMALL SHIPMENT to HAND. Them Our Windows A Special Line of CRETONNE WINDOW DRAPES In a charming variety of designs and colors, already made up for $1.00 These are worth $ 1.75 Them Our Show Room ? Hudson's ? ***** ;