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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE LETHTWIDGE DAILt HERALD FRIDAY, JULY C. 1017 CLARKE'S Eighth Mid-Summer Sale THIS MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL THE SEASON'S SALES IS IN FULL SWING TOMORROW AND ALL NEXT WEEK, FEATURING MERCH \NDISF NOT OTVf v FOR PRESENT, BUT FOR FUTURE USE AS WELL AND IN MANY CASES AT ACTUALLY LESS THAN PRESENT WHOLESALE VALUES. " * Spl cwlid Hose - 25c Worth up to 40c. Ladies' Hose. Murk, white and colors, children's silk lislo rox la liij; viirioty and children's silk Ji.-lo huso. Sky. ;>ink, 'olack and whito up to 6 inches. 'Lisle Hose----45c Worth up to 75c Black, white, tan and other colors. Ladle?' sizes only. Ex-cr!i>'lit silk lisle. Plain and ribbed tops. Very special. Silk Boot Hose - 59c Now Worth 85c Black, white, palm beach, battle sroy, putty, sky, pink, etc. Lovely grades. All ladles' sizes, SVj to 10 inches. Heavy Silk Hose 88c Now Worth $1.25 Superior quality. excellent wearing heavy silk. Colors black white, grey, putty, palm beach, sky, pink, etc. Ladies' sizes. Great Silk Sale $1.38 Worth up to $2.28 All our finest taffeta in all color*. Plain and shot silk, crept do chone In al! colors and sill; poplin In all the new fall shade*. oG inches wida. Lovely Lot Silks 98c Worth up to $1.50 Silk crepes, whito, black, flesh and maize. Sports silks and wash Bilka in big variety of plain colors. Spots and Paisley stripes. 36 Inches wide. Natural Rajah - - 39c Now Worth 75c 34 Inchon wide. Splendid weight and oven weave. A lovely silk even at regular price. Now close to half valuo. Silk Jersey Cloths .$11.50 Three Yard Ends A lovely cloth for silk jerseys or sports skirts. Colors plum, gold, apple, old rose and alic�. One length of each. Dress Goods - - 59c Regular $1,00 Value Black and whito chocks in various sizes and silk and silk mixture cropo In navy, amethyst, old rose, plum and black. 40 to 44 inches wldo. Laundered Collars .10 Three for 25c Straight band and turnover styles. A big collection of odd lines including all sizes. Hair Nets, 6 for 25c large size all over nets with or . without elastic. All colors included. All Over Nets and Laces 67c Worth up to $1.25 Single and double widths in white, ecru and colors. All-overs and wide flouncings. Cream Blanket Cloth 1.98 Worth up to $3.00 50 inch heavy weight, also striped coatings on cream ground. Paisley Voiles 60c Worth up to $1.00 Lovely variety in new colorings, also figured mulls and voiles. Sateen Bloomers 40c Girls' sizes 2 to 12 years. Splendid quality black sateen, well sewn. Children's Undcrwaists 35c Heavy Jean, or knitted with buttons for all garments and well taped. Sizes 2 to 12 years. Boys' Jerseys 35c Sizes 2 to 6. White with collar and cuffs of sky or cardinal. Brassieres 65c A big variety of splendid fitting styles. Lace or embroidery trimmed. Prices to ?1.00. Combs, Pins. Etc. 10c Values up to $1.00 in back and aide combs and fancy hair pins. All selling remarkably cheap. Neckwear Sale 45c Worth up to $1.50 Collars of crepe de chene. georgette, muslins, voiles, etc., Included for quick sale. Apron Lawns 23c Worth up to 35c Fine necked lawns. 3S to 40 inches wide. Some with embroidery insertion Pure Linen Kerchiefs 3 for 25c Regular 15c and 18c Value Plain linen with narrow hem. also dainty etnbroidorod ker-ehiefs in many very neat designs and very fine qualities. Wash Belts, Collars, Etc. 10c Worth up to 50e A few odd linns to clear at a ridiculously low price, In values thnt will surprise yon. Beach Suiting 37c Worth up to 50c Plain beach cloth in various colors, also figured tussahs. 36 Inches. Wash Ruffling 35c Worth up to 75c White with edging of sky or pink or all white. 2 to 3 inches wide. Waist Sale 98c Splendid grade white muslins and voiles in new styles, also black and white stripe crepes, etc. Silk de Chene Waists 2.98 Splendid garments. All sizes. Colors rose, grey, Copenhagen and black. Crepe & Georgette Waists 20% Off All the latest novelty waists now on final sale. Prices $6.30 to 510.00. All colors and sizes to 44. READY-TO-WEAR PRICES The lowest yet announced for Saturday and all next week in the final effort to clean up all stocks. Great Sale of Suits Two lots including our entire stock. $19.75 S27.50 All Suits up to $30.00 All suits up to $45.00. Newest Coats of the Season ALL GOING AT BARGAIN PRICES. All 317.50 At ....... Tweeds 12.00 All 930.00 Velours At ........................ 17.50 All $22.50 At ....... Tweeds. 15.00 All $17.50 Blanket Cloths At .. . . 10.50 All ?27.50 At ...... Tweeds. 18.00 All $22.50 Serges At......- 15.00 All $20.00 At....... Coverts. 14.50 Ml $35.00 Broadcloths At . ... 22.00 All ?30.00 At ...... Coverts. 21.00 All old coats At...... 5.00 All $37.50 Coverts. 23.75 All $22.50 Velours 13.75 All Kinds of Kimonas ?" Crepes, silks, crepe do chene, challlo, etc. Regular $2.00 to$10.00. At 20% Oft Skirt Sale at - - $5.00 Regular $6.50 to $10.00. Washable stripes and checks. Tweeds and navy serges also Included. All New Skirts Silks, serges, cropes, velours, tweeds, etc. At 20% Oft All Wa�h Skirts . Sports silks and beach cloths, repps, piques, gaberdines, etc. White and colors At 10% Oft Splendid Undervests 25c Up to 36c Value Short sleeves or sleeveless. Flno ribbed goods in all regular sizes. Clarke's 8th Annual Midsummer Sale Union Suits 50c Worth up to 65c Fino ribbed, wide or tight knee. All regular sizes Included. Knit Envelopes 68c Very popular stylo. Regular Elze. Largo gizo same at SOc. Girls' Wash Dresses 90c to 1.50 Sizes 2 to 6. Splendid styles. All guaranteed washable. Heavy Pique 39c Worth SOc and 60c Wide and narro-.v cord, 3G to 42 inches wide. Excellent qualities at regular prices. White Suitings 28c Regular 35c Values 2S to 3(5 inches wide in repps, jeans, Indian Head, nurse's cloth, etc. Embroidery Cotton 35c 42 Inch clothe Very soft and fine with absolutely no dressing. Extra special nt the price. Curtain Scrim 20c Worth up to 35c Crc.im ground, with colored border and figures. Very pretty colorings. Cambric Gowns 98c Slip-over or buttoned front. Excellent garments at the price. All Whltewear 10% Oft Skirts, gowns, onvelopos, combinations, corset covers, drawers, etc. Embroidery Sale 10c Worth up to 20c Narrow and wldo edges up to six inchej. Splendid qualities. All vorj chcr-.p. Girls' Wash Dresses 1.25 to 2.50 Sizes 6 to 14. Big variety of styles. All in guaranteed colors. Crepes and Voiles 20c Worth up to 35e Dainty figured goods for children's wear that wash and wear well. Large Bedsnrcads 1.50 Heavy weight, very strong and durable in sizes to fit a 4-toot bed. Now worth $2.25. Twilled Sheets 2.75 Pair Heavy twilled Bheetlng, hemstitched on ono end. Size 68x00. Special value. Awning Stripe 37c Regular 45c Value 30 inch width. Tan with light stripe. Heavy weight. Very durable. WORLD PLAN TO IE OPINIO1 Acquired Control Newspapers In Neutral Countries to Further Propaganda A persistent feature of the German propagandist literature earlier in the war was'the reiterated statement that Germany . was. .fighting against lies. Germans were so hysterical about "the lie"' that It was some time before it became'clear what they meant. What they did mean was that on the outbreak of, war Britain had very naturally cut the'cables'to'America,''so that it was no longer possible for Germany to send out to her agents by cable either secret instructions or her own account of events; her statements had to be sent by wireless in face of the world. It was a matter which showed the enormous importance attached by GermanB to their own propaganda, to the network of agencies whereby their own version of events and motives was to be spread throughout the world. Some of the steps taken by Germany in 'this behalf are pretty well known; in particular, the organization of the Press I .Bureau of tho German Foreign office, under the notorious Dr. Hammann, for Influencing the foreign press and the large secret service fund at the disposal of the foreign office for subsidizing papers abroad. {Secured Neutral Newspapers The most characteristic German device was that whereby Germany acquired tho ownership or control of one or more papers in some neutral country, which outwardly retained tho air of newspapers of that country; these published articles in the Ger-Xiiin interest, which were then quoted In the German press at home as proof of neutral opinion-a form of fraud which has now, perhaps lost its utility, but which has been very useful to pro-German pacifists. A much more comprehensive German scheme, however, for influencing the press abroad became known to the British government early in 1914 and was published by them (Blue Book No. 9, of 1914, cd. 7595,. It is not, we fancy, as well known as it deserves to be, and an outline of it may be of interest". Apart from the information received by the British government, details of the scheme were published in the Deutsche Export Revue, of June 5, ,1914; German official quarters found this publicity ' extremely inopportune and embarrassing, and orders were issued that the article was not to bo reproduced or referred to in any way. The scheme originated in the German belief that in certain foreign countries Germany could not obtain a fair hearing in the press. Various plans were taken in hand to meet this, among thein one lo Htart a German-American Economic society. Heir Ballin, of the Hamburg-American line, was approached as to this, and ho consented to take the matter up, but endeavored to get the idea of a world society (Weltverein) substituted in jts place. Differences, however arose; Ballin dropped his largor scheme, and the'plan of a Cierman-Amerlka society was revived. Ballin, however, had only accepted defeat In appearance; what had really happened was that at tho request of very, highly-placed personB,; his interest had been transferred to another mere delicate and more or less secret organization, devised to undertake those duties of the Weltverein which concerned the German reputation abroad. Leading Men In Scheme In February, 1914, a meeting was held at the German foreign office, at which Dr, Hammann and the foreign secretary met representatives of most of the leading business concerns of Germany-north German Lloyd, Ham-burg-Amerika, Deutsche bank, Dia-conto Gesellschaft, AUgarrte'ino Elect vlcltatsgeselleschaft, Siemens & lialske, Schuckert-Slemens, Krupp, etc. At thi3 meeting a private company was formed with tho purposo of "furthering German  Industrial pros-tige abroad." The directorate consisted of Privy Councillor von Borslg; Landrath noetger (retired); and Herr Sohaeht, a director or the Deutsche bank; and there waB a strong administrative board, consisting largely of representatives of well known business undertakings. The monjborB were to subscribe �12,500 a year, which was in fact subscribed twice over, the government were to add �12,500 from the uecrot service fund. HON. "BILL" IIANNA WILL ENJOY BEING CANADA'S FOOD CONTROLLER , .. 3HAFT5 OF ADVtfcSE. CRITICISM have NO TERROR.; FOK MR.HANNA mim BWOAD 3rtOVtOCR�*�lt uieruLaowenMis van tjie championing of Germany's economic and political Interests~fit "fdrolg'h " countries overseas. Ho created tho organization fur this purpose with great labor, and In face of gront obstacles. It had boon in operation for hardly six months when It was to some extent paralyzed by tho war, but it still exlstH and is surviving tho war." It Is well to be clear that after the war wo shall probably have again to reckon with the activities of this organization. Amsterdam, July 5.-The Jordan of Amsterdam, the Telegraf reports, was invaded yeuterday by 300 women from tho Kattonburg district armed 'with bayonets, revolvers and stones. A collision with tho police took place at the Keizorschracht, a woman firing a shot but missing tho murk. Another collision occurred in tho Jowlsh quarter between the strikers and the police. It is reportod that a boy was wounded and died in a hospital. Largo quantities of potatoes aro arriving, the curs being guarded by police and soldiers. The garrison has boon reinforced by strong detachments of cavalry and infantry. Tho rioting in Amsterdam has been chiefly due to tho scarcity of potatoes and export to England, which the government is committed under agreements to preserve its trade relations with both the Entente and Germans. Four persons were reported killed And nineteen injured Tuesday night, when a mob which wnB pillaging shops was fired upon. Rioting occurrod yesterday in tho Kattonburg area, a market district. INDIAN TR00P8 PUNISH RAIDING FRONTIER CLAN3 London, July 1.-The return of a punitivo expedition from tho district of Wuziristan, in the northwest frontier province on the border between .India.and Afghanistan, is roported in an official, �ta,te,ment issued tonight. The, ;Htaf,ementI; reads; "On June'25 the force in Wuziristan returned to lspana'Jtaghza, currying out punitive measures en route. The opposition encounterod was negligible Our airplanes raided Makln and Mar-obi with considerable offoct." Alohmand tribesmen who lived in northwest India gave tho British government much trouble early In 1915 and in November, 1915, by breaking through the hills on raids into tho northwest frontier province On each occasion the British dispersed the boa-tile forces. 15 :H 08 ;