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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. .JULY 21, 1010 THE LKTiinmnr.K DAILY PAGE FIVE HIGH LOW JACK -V Turn This Stock into Money is our Battle-cry LET THE LOSS BE WHAT IT WILL, WE ARE MAKING THE MOST DARING ATTACK ON PRICES EVER KNOWN HERE. OUR ENTIRE STOCK OFFER- ED AT A FRACTION OF- ACTUAL VALUE, RE- GARLESS OF COST, LOSS OR PROFIT. 'Profits forsaken Cost Forgotten 2 The Battle of our Business Career THIS SALE BEATS ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS, AND WE HAVE ADDED MANY NEW LINES, CUT PRICES STILL DEEPER THAN EVER, IN A FINAL EFFORT TO MAKE THIS THE SALE OF SALES. NEVER HAVE SUCH PRICES BEEN MARKED 0 N HIGH GRADE MER- CHANDISE AT THIS TIME OF YEAR.' the GAME is all Yours C 1 1 bale ends Tues., Special Notice We arc not. going out of this is simply a FOKCED MOXEY RAISING SALE Be Here Friday and Sat. Mon. and lues. It's want real money WE CAXXOT ENUMERATE. ALL THE PlilCES HERE Come and 'let us show you. We have thous- ands of bargains in high grade merchandise for men Note a few of the Savings All Other Stock SUITS IN 20TH CENTURY, FIT RE- FORM AND SOCIETY BRAND, EX- CEPTING BLUES, BLACKS AND PLAIN GREY WORSTEDS AT 25 per cent Off An Extra Special Suit Sale 75-Men's Suits-75 BEST grey mixed and brown mixed. Tweeds and Worsteds. Sizes 35 to 40. Regular and Sale price All Other Lines OF HIGH GRADE MERCHANDISE FOR MEN, .NOT ADVERTISED HERE, ON SALE AT A SAVING OF FROM 25 TO 50 PER CENT. ON WHAT YOU WILL BE ASKED TO PAY LATER ON. Buy Now! Balbriggun- T.'n (lei Two Piece regular 50c Sale 25c Porous Knit Two Piece regular 60c Sale 40c Conibina (Ions regular to Sale SOc Negligee Shirts with or without Lounge Collars regular to Sale Combina- tions same styles as B.V.D. reg. to Sale Light Shirts Collars attached worth Sale SOc Stiff Bosom Shirts regular 51.50 Sale50r Cheney Neclvw'r regular 7Sc Sale Neckwear regular 75c to Sale 45c Ties worth up to EOc Sale 20c 25c Hosiery worth 20c Sale Hosiery worth 25c Sale Cashmere Hose Sale SOc Soft Hats worth to Sale 'iiU.SKi Stiff Hals worth Sale Fine Shoes worth to Sale Oxfords The Geo. A. Slater regular Sale Gauntlet Gloves regular 75c Sale 50c All Straw Hats at Half Price TERMS OF goods on goods on all alterations McKELVIE THE "2" M's The Miiiiiinotli Clothing House McGUIRE Lcthbi-idgc. Kicked By a ful Autos In District i Noble-ford, July to the j auto loads went out from Nobleford to White Lake IMenio on Wednesday. They report a quiet but interesting time. Mr. .Mtilligun of White Lake is weed inspector this yuar. and is already on .Fill) NT PACK) which concerned only the panics to il and the who should become shareholders in UK; company." The foregoing reference of course relates to the agreement made be- tween Yoakum, HassJck and Cad well, fixing as a commission for procuring tlie contract. Allison subse- quently being allowed a portion of tlio commission received by Yoakum. In draliiig with the contract for fuses with the Ammunition the job. The weed problem has become 1 Company, tiie commissioners further somewhat acute owing to the fact that remarked: a deal of the land suffered in j "Mr. Caldwel. who controlled the the spring winds. The soil drifted and j-American Ammunition company by many weeds have madf an appear- himself or his associates had command ance. Most of the fanners, however, of bulHcient capital to provide all fin- realize thy importance of prompt act- j ancial reources needed to carry out ion, and it is expected that the weeds 'he company's contract. He was not will lie under control shortly. j himself a manufacturer but had been A. S. Htichan lately received a lei- connected for many years with the ter from a relative at thy front, and Standard Screw company and other for graphic description it would be j manufacturing establishments and I hard to find anything to his i Colonel Carnegie was satisfied from out with him fell. Ho says that the Cor j his interview with him on May of man irenches. Luckily he came out i Mr. Caldweil's ability to organize mii unscathed but many of those who set procure the effective execution of tho 1 out with him fell He says that the Ger- i work of manufacturing parts, Mr. mans met their rush with severe i Caldwell's plan being that a loading rille and machine gun tire, but ran for j plant .should be created by the Ameri- tbeir lives when they had to face the can Ammunition company, and that bayonets. The writer of the letter is tlic rubricating of parts should be let a man who, by reason of age and j to sub-contractors. As to the loading physical disability, could easily ob- plant. Colonel Carnegie was satisfied tain his discharge, but he prefers to stay with the job and do his bit. We cannot imagine how any single fellow of normal physiijue could read a letter vith the competency of technical as- sistant, Mr. Gladick. Mr. Caldwell was connected with. companies already engaged in exocut- like this and still hold back. j ing contracts for the manufacture ot Successful Concert i fuses for the iJritish government and A_great display of histrionic talent j that he was entering seriously into marked the very successful concert I the business of carrying out the con- held on Friday under the auspices of the Noblcford Ladies Aid. The crowd came from near and far, by buggy, saddle, auto and foot, and those who tract with the shell commission, is not open to doubt. He and his associates appeared to "Colonel Carnegie to be capable of carrying out their contract could not be crammed into the packed j and they undoubtedly intended to do schoolhouse looked and listened from j so. The term "mushroom company" I outside the windows. The first part j was therefore inapplicable to the of the programme was of a high erican company as it was standard. N. J. Noble, presided, and to the International Arms and Fuse j made a tine chairman. Recitations I company. It is true that the American j were delivered by Mrs. Saunderson, Ammunition company failed to make Mrs. Marsh and Mr. Marsh and duets I were rendered by Mrs. C. S. Noble j and M rs. M arsli and M essrs Buelmn land Marsh. The Holland choir sang the stipulated deliveries. It was bound to 'deliver by April 30, 1916, time and graze fuses but had then delivered only of the first some choruses in a very able manner, j type and of the second type, while a member of the choir gave an If is only fair to add that this plant j organ recital. Many of the pieces were encored. Mrs. Kienbaum made a very was ready to be operated before tha time for deliveries had arrived and efficient accompanist. The second part that deliveries-were delayed owing to was given up to a sketch entitled the failure of its subcontractors to i "Sewing for the in which J make deliveries as they had contracted i nine members of the Society took to do and owing to the difficulty the j part, the cast being-composed entirely I company met with because of the 'tail- ladies. So exceptional was the j high standard of each part that it would be difficult to select those who ure of .finished fuses to pass the firing test the reason for which has not been found until the enquiry had begun. iiid the best. We think, however, that I and the failure to deliver cannot be Sirs, Stewart, who played the role of j attributed to any lack of good faith 'Grandma Gibbs' was perfect. It or in recent months at all events to altogether a very creditable perfor- mance and it was a well satisfied crowd which dispersed after a double rendering of the National anthem. The proceeds amounted io well over A violent wind which arose suddenly about midnight on Wednesday threatened to become ser- ious. Beyond the twisting of a barn in progress of construction, however, no damage of any consequence has been reported. Victim of Accident D. Ferguson, of Newlauds. was the victim of an unfortunate accident on Friday evening. It appears that be was endeavoring: to get some water from an adjacent well, when he be- the want of earnest efffforts on the part of the contractors. We may add that these difficulties have since been overcome. Apart from the commission provided for by the agreement of June 10, there is no evidence that any commission, reward or remuner- ation for obtaining or assisting in. obtaining a contract which was enter-, ed into with the American Ammunit- ion company, was promised or paid any one and so far as appears from the evidence, no person except the company and its shareholders have been or is entitled to any interest in the contract or in the profits or pros- pective profits under it, and we are satisfied that neither General Hughes came tangled np in seme manner with nor any member of the shell commis- the horses, one of them kicking trim sion had been or is entitled or was i in the side. 13 r. Ink rote, of Diamond promised or paid any such commis i City, was summoned, and it was found ision, reward or remuneration." i that Mr. Ferguson had sustained a broken rib. For some time his condit- j ion has been critical, but at, time of writing it is reported that, be is on j the mend. Much sympathy is felt in the district for Mr. Ferguson, who is I one of the old timers in these parts. Those who are behind the move- j meiit for consolidation have been gratifietl to Ihid many who were pre- viously opposed to the idea have iu- another bumper crop is obtained this year, the few farmers who still drive a team to church will be in the min- ority. P. and B. George are away north looking for land. They are intending to go into ranching and are looking for a good location. Nobleford received its share of the neayy on Tfiesday morning. The flrst four in tlle meat and are now actively working morning and a steady rain continued iols ut Bar- "early five hours without any for it. Reports from sclioo._ ___ j ons, Warner, Coaldale and others in j various parts of the three prairie provinces are very convincing, and show that in all places the results have been remarkable. Inspectors Morgan and Hodgson arc expected to visit the district in the. near future, j both gentlemen being in hearty sym- j.pathy with the movement. i An important meeting of the board of managers of the Presbyterian 'Church hits been called tor Monday evening, the 23rd, in the Manse, to confer with Rev, Dr. Ferguson, Sup- erintendent of AHssions. The joint picnic to bo held under i the auspices of the Noblefprd and I Newlands Sabbath Schools has been arranged for Wednesday, the 36th of this month. The picnic will be held at the River Bottom, and will be practically equidistant from both places, A programme of games, etc., will be arranged with other Interest- ing items which will bo enjoyed by all. Ladies arc asked to bring baskets. Details will bo announced at the ser- vices nn Sunday. Meanwhile an invi- tation is being extended to all in these districts to avail themselves of a real good day's pleasure. We hear that the local board of trade is coming back to life again. There are a number of matters which should be taken up, and a vigorous, aggressive policy would yield many good results. Many Autos It is a healthy sign of the times to note the number of automobiles which are making their appearance in the district. The Ford is losing out to the Dodge, Sturtebaker, Overland and cessation. The crops were badly need of moisture on the stubble lard and the rain came just at tho right time. Its value to the grain can hardly be estimated. J. McDowell has purchased land in the Foremost district and intends to move shortly. His loss will be felt as we sbll thus lose one cf our biggest citizens. Those from this district who wish to take advantage of the special Ret! Cross Excursion to Calgary and Sarcee Camp on July 29th may procure tick- els from the Chairman of the Local Society, Rev. W. C. Marsh. The re- turn fare is only from Noble- ford, and visitors have a full nine hours in Calgary. This is a good opppr- tunity for people to see the camp, and also the Ogden Home for returned disabled soldiers. WHEN WILSON'S FLYEADS k READ DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY AND FOLLOW THEH Far more effective than Sticky Fly Catchers. Clean to handle. Sold by other rrioro expensive ctirs. If Druggists and Grocers ;