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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JULY 2G, 1918 MILADI J, > > ? V ? � -: * > > V > � O THE WOMEN WHO KNIT ? Olfl and wlthcrod Ihe liands tlial knit. Or slondor and whlto and younK; And tlio wool they're weaving, bit by bit. ' If It spako with a human tonguo Could toll a tnlo Of the tears that rise � Unblddon to eyes that sefl A field of red and a' smoke-atalnod Bky And the woe of the days to bo. Needles Hying that flash and nit- ]'"'or ever the need grows great- Are women's weapons and whore thoy alt They're spinning the web of fate. Make warm the blood.of the men that nght That tho sou! of the race may live; The wind creeps cold through a trench at night, 'Tis well that the knl'tters give! Well that they weave of tho wool, tor wrought. Ijlko a cipher that hides Us key, Within those garments there lives a thought They're sending across tho sea; It carries the message, this word that's knit. By tho neecUos of love and pride. That our women who smile and do their hit Are in soul by our heroes' side. -New York Sun. a * * � o * PERSONAL �  � Mrs. .T. E. Eckersley of Calgary Is tho guost of Mrs. C. A. Little during tho fair. *   Mrs. Joseph Eckersley of Calgary is tho guest of Mrs. Ernest Gibbons during this week. m m m Mr. E. W. Fowler Is a visitor In Nelson this week. mm* Lieut. Chas. Kerr, commondant of Iho Frank TSnnltarlum at Frank is ii visitor In tho city tor a short time. ?t � � Mrs. W. A. Buchanan and son Donald, also Mr. U. P. Buchanan ro-turned yesterday by motor from Wut-orton Lakes. m t m ' Dr. and Mrs. AiToIfftoln and son Albert from Kernlc. B. C. are in the city during stampede week. Llouf., Andrew NalsfUlth, M. C, Is visiting in tho city during tho stampede. Mrs. T. B. Martin and children of Macleod are the guests of tho former's Bister, Mrs. J. W. McNitoI, during the stampede. N k � Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Henderson of Medicine Hat are vi.sltors in the city during the stampede, W � H  Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Williamson and son are leaving tonight to aponi a. holiday at Nelson and other points. m m m Mr. JIurrlaon of the customs odloo, Macleod, Is a visitor in the city tliis week. * � � Mr Alex Ross oE Maclood is In the city attending the Stampede. Mrs. J. T. Hickoy with her two children. Sheila and Jack, arc leaving for Plctou Island, N.S., today, for a two months visit. Thoy will return by way of Toronto and London.   � Mrs, E. Dwyet: of Winnipeg, who has been visiting In Vanconvur, Victoria, Senttio and other coastal points is visiting In tho city with Mr. and Mrs. O. Porter. 3rd Ave.   � � o ? SPECIAL SERVICE ? ? DEPARTMENT ? ? >>->�* O �">  A special service department of tho St. John Ambnlarico Oyorseaa brigade is being created, with the sanction of the privy council, for a certain women's work, classed for war work in Canada, under this department, and the women will wear tho brigade uniform with a special badge proclaiming the different work In which the wearer is engaged. Thoy will be paid workers, classed and ranked, it Is unofflclajly announced that the hoad-quarters will bo in Kdmonton. Tho department is worked conjointly with the department of militia and defence.  �  : : ? : ? : �: > ? ? ? SPLENDID ROSES ; ? ? i c o o �^ � } Lothbridgo will soon be in a competing class with Portland, the city of roses. Mr. C. It. Matthews, 702 loth St. north, has some magnlllcont specimens of these (lowers. Ono of them, the F. K. Druschki. is o� pure white and bearing blossoms that measure 4 1-2 Inches across. Other band-some blooms are those in red of the Prince Camlllo variety, IThe Paul Neyron, American Beauty, and Hugli Dickinson are also blooming profusely. A Stampede For Saturday When you sell goods as fast as we have been selling them you are bound to have some odd lines, so Saturday we clear them all up. These extra bargains and our fair week specials together will make a busy day busier than ever. Remember this is the last week for all fair week bargains that we have had on display in the centre of the store and Saturday is the last day, so come early, come in the morning. You may be disappointed if you come later. MGE ELEVEJtf MEN'S UNDERSHIRTS 100 only,.Men's Fine- White or Natural Colored nnlbriggan UnderahlrtB. Well made and well finished and a good wearing line. Size 40 only. Regular 7Bc.  Fair Week Special........... 45c MEN'S SHIRTS Men's Dross Shirts, made In goods of fine English percale. Not all sizes, but an odd lot to clear out,,Size 14 to 16'/^, In tho lot. Values up to $7.50. Fair Week Special 75c CHILDREN'S DRESSES 100 only Children's plain and fancy gingham dresses and rompers. A host of styles. Good material. Easy to wash and all sizes from 2 to 12 years. Better buy now It wUl pay you. Regular ?1.25. Fair Week Special............75c CHILDREN'S DRESSES 150 Children's Plain and Fancy Chocked and Striped Gingham) DresBea. Made In pretty now styles. Sizes 2-10 years. Cheaper than you can make them. Regular $2.25. 'Week Special..........$1.50 SHANTUNG SILK WAISTS Another red hot special for Saturday's selling. Ladles natural^ colored Shantung Silk Waists. -Made in .neat style with large hemstitched collar and trimmed with large pearl buttons. Regular $3.50. Fair Week Special..........$2.75 LADIES'BLACK HOSE 175 pairs of Ladles' Black Lisle and Cotton Hose. The balance of an odd lot of traveller's samples. Good solid black dye. Finest; quality. Regular 65c quality. Fair Week Special ........... 39c BLACK COTTON HOSE About 200 pair In this lot of odd lines of tine ribbed cotton hose. Suitable for boys and girls wear. Excellent quality but only sizo 9%. If this size Is good to you better como early. Regular 50c. Fair Week Special......... . 29c CORSETS There are not many pairs in the lot but tho quality more than makes up for it. Warner and D. & A. corsets made from the finest luaterlal. � Sizes 19, 35 ,2G, 27 only. Values up to $3.00 pair. Fair Week Special..........$1.45 Wash Skirts Well we sold all those wonderful white wash skirts but 25. These would have been sold only the sizes that remain are 23, 25, 26 inches waist measure. Now if this is your size, better get in on this. Regular $1.75. Saturday Only NEW SILK DRESSES IN THIS WEEK RYLANDS & CO. THE BUSY STORP Meet Your Friends at RYLANDS where your friends go Mr. Matthews hafl many oilun- varieties including the General .lacW, Crimson Uamblor, Soldi D'Or. Harrison Yellow and Alfred Coloml). Conaid-oring that this Is tho first ficu^on for them Iho results are really riuirvelous. Senator DeVeber has also ii .iiilcndld Showing of roses. Mr. Matthews has kindly Kivcn directions for preparing bedn fDi- roRo.s. which methods have resulteil in splendid RHccoss in his garden, riu' |)l,iiits slionhl bo placed in a sunny poaltlon, tho soli should bo clay louiii tliough a turf of mould Is vory gooil. Thn bod should bo dug out to a doptli nf about IS Inches and the bottom !11I(hI in to a depth of 4 to G inches wiili nshca. broken bottles, crockery., Ui on-anre proper drainage. Tlie Biiould then bo filled In with ('.irMi which should bo made highor in centre tlian at the sldos to allow lUr drain-ago, Tho surface should l)o kept broken .with a hoo or raki'. �** * ? REST ROOM. A ? ? ? : ? : : ? Well, one needed a real room yesterday afternoon after ili" I'xc.itoinenl and run on tho grounds �iihanced by ideal weather conditions. U, has been said that the appraclatlini of u gift is shown In the use of it. If thia be ao, tlio societies who Tiad tin; forolhought to establish these were iilicrally repaid by seeing the number of vi.sltors who took advantage of ihrm. .Most popular of nil was tlic nursery of the Rotary Club. HoDi ll)e nurse and her helpers were working overtime keeping tho baby criMho going. And what a jolly tlmo nioi;i> little people did put in! Numhcri of out of town guests have expmsspd their keen appreciation of tlii.s ddimriment. The lleraldi rest room with its cool grcon walls attracted many wlio forgot weary limbs In llu? ini,f;rc:at of tho latest reading matter. The ClirlH-tlan Science rest tent waa a boom to many who passed that way. while the cool white walls of thp corner where tho Spirella Corset rest room was located, had Its Influx of hijy gnests. The Red Cross Drug and Hook Company rested many a taKK'.'il sight-seer, and the rest room of llii; Commercial Travellers hold its own in popularity, being crowded all day, in spite of its ample accommodation, it is not so very long since these nuicli appreciated departments were unknown, now they have become one of the necessary features of our fairs.  � � ^ : �> : : : : : : : > ? > . LATEST FLOUR SUBSTl- was attacked when with other ships, she was being escorted by destroyers and other craft, the British admiralty announced tonight. HAD DESTROYED A BIG SHIP Gloucester, Mass.,- July 2G.-The German U-boat that sank the Gloucester fishing schooner, Hobort and Richard, off the Maine Coast last Monday had attacked and destroyed "a big ship" a few nights before, according to a remark made to Captain Robert Wharton, of the fishing schooner, by the German officer who boarded' tho vessel. It was not until today that Captain Wharton recalled the remark. WHALING OPERATIONS Victoria, B. C, .fuly 26.-With the season only halt ovor the whaling operations off tho West Const of Van-oouvm- and Queen Charlotte Islands have been particularly satisfactory to dato. When tho whaling tender Gray, which arrived In port last night from a trip to tho stations, a total catch of 264 whales had been reported. ? ? ? > : ? ? ? > .;. > CONGRATULATES THEM ? Paris, July 25.-(Hnvas Agency)-Tho president ol the provisional government at Ba-thonia has telegraphed Foreign Minister . Plchon congratulations on tho victory of the French and their comrades'in nrin� ond expressing hope tor ths liberation of Esthonia. In reply M. Plchon declared that li'ranco would not forget the gallant struggle of tho Esthou-ians during tho ^^''.flrat. tiireo ycapa'cf tho w^r., The Foot Toggery SHOES FOR THE FAIR BY EXPRESS We Have Just Received Aii Express Shipment of Shoes For Our Visiting Friends See them in Maple Grey, Silver Grey, Field Mouse Brown, Taupe,' Buck, Seal Brown and Ivory Kid: These are the latest creations for early fall -see our window If you are considering colored kid ilioes .we advise you to buy early as the B^overnment regulations will likely make this about the last shipment. W. J. NELSON & CO. Corner 3rd Ave. and 7th St. S. Sherlock Bwldbf ;