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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JULY 27, 1017 THE LETHBMDGE DAILY irERALD PAGE SEVER Final Clearance Prices on Many Lines of Summer Merchandise FOR SATURDAY Wool Jersey Suits $83.75 Regular $35.00 Value Just thrco loft. Green; gold and blue. Very smart styles. Very popular this season. Taffeta Silk Suits, $27.50 Regular $45.00 Value Just two left. Black and Russian green, silk lined. Smartest styles of tho season. SPLENDID COTTON HOSE 25c Black and colors. All slze3. HEAVY SILK HOSE SI.00 Black, white and various colors. CHAMOISUEDE GLOVES $1.25 White, grey, tan, etc. ALL WASH skirts 20% on White, checks, stripes and other colors. ENVELOPE COMBINATIONS' 95c Fine lisle ribbed. Special value. SALE OF WASH DRESSES $6.75  Worth up to $13.50. TAFFETA AND CREPE DE CHENE $1.50 Large assortment of best colors. PARASOLS AND SUNSHADES 20% on White and colors. All new shapes C\ A nyr'C eighth annual VLiAKlXEi O mid-summer sale The Chautauqua Week of August 7th to 13th A whole week's entertainment worth coming miles to see. of particular interest tcTpeople of this district who look to lethbridge AS their centre of amusement. Mr. and Airs. W. N. Men-lam Lucky Strike are In tho city. oC FIRST OF AUGUST Iron Springs Man Expects Fair Yield on His Farm, Despite Dry Weather D. A. McDonald, postmaster at Iron Springs, was in the city yesterday, and to tho Herald he stated that ho expected to ho harvesting Bpring wheat by the first of August. Mr. McDonald has a field of spring wheat on what he considers light, rather poor land. They have boon without rain since about tho middle of Juno. In spito of this fact lie says his wheat will yield from 12 to 14 bushels to the ncro of a good grade of wheat. Tho result to him Is sur- "two for one" is worth while prising. Tho heads are filling fairly well, though they are small. On heavier land in his district the harvest will not stnrt so early but the yield will be around 25 bushels to the acre without any more rain. Over at Turin, whero they had an extra rain later In tho season, some fields will yield "0 to 35 bushels. This will bo on summer fallow and new land. Tho ground is very dry but the wheat was well rooted and tho straw was full of sap when the dry spell started. This sap seems to bo sufficient to fill tho heads fairly well. Mr. McDonald is convinced that a country that will raise crops as good as this In spite of the advorso conditions In July must be alright. SETTLE WITH TELEGRAPHERS Winnipeg, July 2G.-Following three months of negotiations, the C. P. R. Telegraph company and its operators have reached an agreement. Western operators will work 8% hours on day shifts; 7 hours on night shifts, starting after S p.m. and 7% hours on "split tricks." Tho minimum salary will be ?D5 a month, rising to a maximum of ?110. liquid liquid ! CEDAR IX Ik- poush CEDAR-WAX POLISH The Newest, Rest, and Cheapest Polish for Floors (great on any Cedar mop), Furniture, Varnished Woodwork, for Cleaning and Polishing Automobiles* Etc., Etc. It Cleans All Surfaces Best for Dusting Buy it from Your Dealer MADE BY Mpir Manufacturing Co. Edmonton Removal Sale All Untrimmed Hat Shapes from $1.00 to $2.50 All Trimmed Hats from $1.50 to $3.00 Lethbridge Millinery Co L. A. Scott, Manager SURFACE WATER IS C. P. R. Asked To Turn Irrigation Water Into Coulees to Help Cattle The dry weather In Southern Al borta has affected surface water supplies in some parts of tho ranching districts. In order to overcome the difllculty an appeal was made to President Marnoch, and the following telegrams exchanged between him and P. L. Naismith of the C.P.R. will explain the possibilities of overcoming part of tho trouble: Lethbridge, July 2Gth, 1917. P. L. Naismith, C.P.R., D.N.R., Calgary, Representative farmers Kipp Coulee District state drouth conditions affecting livestock and farming operations and your company's assistance as given during nineteen fourteen by turning irrigation water into coulee near Stirling would be greatly appreciated. g. R. MARNOCH, Lethbridge Board of Trade. Calgary, July 27, 1917. G. R. Marnoch, Lethbridge, Yours twenty-sixth, will be � very pleased to turn some water down Kipp Coulee as soon as irrigation stress Is over, but cannot do so while water is required for irrigation purposes. P. L. NAISMITH. CHARGED WITH MURDER St. John, N.B., July 2G.-The preliminary examination of John O'Brien and Everett Carland, striking plumbers, charged with the murder of Robert Harris, a plumber apprentice, was continued today in the police court and , may be concluded tonight. Robert Harris, father of the young man who was killed, said he was in error when, in laying information against these two men, he said, he did so on account of a statement made by John O'Brien and Everett Carland. He said he did not mean John O'Brien, but his brother Joseph. No action following this has yet developed. ?  ? WHEAT YIELD IN MAN- * ? ITOBA.  ? -� � * Brandon, July 27.- J., S. Maxwell, manager of the > ; Western Canada Flour Mills, > > who has recently toured the  > district, estimates the wheat ^ ? yield at ten to 12 bushels per > Victoria avenue to suite "Q" West minster Apartments.-Edmonton Bulletin.  �  The Protheon clans of Wesley church will hold a pantry s.ilc tomorrow afternoon, commencing at li.'.'A) in Good Co.'s storo.  � * Mrs. E. Ripley of Areola, Raslc, who has been the guest of her sister, .Mrs. J. N. Kennedy, is leaving today with iier little son and Miss Dorothy Kennedy, to visit relatives in Calgary.    Mrs. George Stacey and Misses Dorothea and Avis Stacey are leaving the beginning of next week to spend Die month of August at Banff, later going to the coast. �  * A splendid time was spent last evening by the "Hello" girls when Miss Hilton and Misses Paulino and liar riet Russell entertained the operating staff of the telephone office at a clumber party in honor of Miss RhUUdl who is leaving for her homo in Manitoba and Miss Isabel Cousins who is also leaving for her home in New i Hampshire. Music and dancing weru kopt up until the early morning. Sev-oral flashlights wore taken. After tho serving of dainty refreshments the guests left for their homes. Tho affair was voted a huge success by all.   � Mrs. Barnard, wife of tho lieutenant-governor, signed the first economy pledge card at Victoria last week when five hundred women met under tho auspices of the household economy committee of the Local Council of Women. A resolution endorsing rational economy, two meatless days a week, and the elimination of tho wastage of grain for alcoholic purposes was passed unanimously. Miss Crease, the president, said in the course of a few remarks: "Our main object is to make economy useful to our empiro and allies. We are asked to be unselfish on a largo scale, and to think of our brothers and sisters across the water more than* we think of ourselves. Don't wp.it to sec what your neighbor is doing. Judge for yourself what you should do and do it." Bishop Schofield in an impressive address expressed tho opinion that the success of the empiro depended on the enrollment of the armies of the kitchen, and that the rank and file of people must settle down to serious things. Miss Juniper, tho domestic science expert, suggested government regulation of food supplies in hotels and a provincial food advisor who would be ablo to give balanced rations week by weok during the year. Mrs. Davenport urged an appeal for tho manufacture of oleo-margerine to take the placo of butter. -Vancouver Daily Province. ; THRIFT THOUGHT. Do you throw away "ham gravy" or bacon '., fat, Madam Housewife, because it is too greasy for ordinary use? You should make it blond into soups or gravies instead of floating as a greasy layer on top. Stir into each two tablespoons of melted grease one-half tablespoon of :ilour. The, ,'mlxturo will blend easily into, ;milk soups, stock.'soups,'sau-. ,�jes, or gravies and give an appetizing flavor, 1 '' E Growers Get Price of Nearly 80c for 61,000 Pounds Sold Yesterday ' '.;The! price tor wool,'was fairly well established in Southern Alberta yesterday, when the' Pincher Creek Wool Growers Association ; held their annual sale, 61,000 pounds being disposed of at a prico of 59% cents per pound. , The price Is not the highest paid In the district this year, but considering that it Is tho average prico tor all grades, It Is considered highly satisfactory. The Lethbridge association Is not holding a Balo this year, most of tho wool either having been sold already by private sale or shipped to the government warehouse at Toronto. Shippers have received-word, this weok that bid8 from 05 to 70 cents are being recetvod for the wool in store in Toronto and they-expoct that thoy will receive in the neighborhood of theue figures, _____... LOOK FOR THE "TWO FOR ONE." NTENG TIE WAY TO Chautauqua Week, Aug. 7 to 13 During this Week make the Hudson's Bay Store your Shopping Headquarters Bocts asud Shoes at MIXEIPS lFOlJ NAILED BOOTS With heavy re in forced leather counters. Sizes C to 11. Saturday special �j qq Pair .................................. L%Oo BROKEN LINES OF MEN'S DllESS SHOES Sizes 0 to 10. Button or blucher stylos. Regular value up to $tf.i>0. Saturday special js o/j Pair ................................... l�Lu LADIES' FANCY STREET PUMPS. Saturday special. . 3,19 LADIES' PATENT AND KID SHOES. With cloth tops. Very dressy. Saturday special ...................... 3.99 GROWING GIRLS' PATENT LEATHER SHOES 2.89 With cloth tops, low heels. Sizes 2V. to iYs. Saturday special ................... en amid Boys'Wear BOYS' WASH SUITS Waist and pant style. In plain white and hluo stripe. Sizes to 4 years. Regular Soc. on Special ................................. UifC MEN'S WRITE DUCK PANTS Regular $2.25. Special____$.!.��) MEN'S CANVAS HATS In large and medium shapes. Regular 85c, Saturday special .....'............. 59c Ready-to-Wear A FINAL CLEARANCE OF SUMMER. DRESSES Regular $12.50 for.......Wi.OO Regular JjWS.75 for........#4.00 Regular $10.00 for......$5.00 Regular ffS.50 for........$4.00 Regular $13.75 for......$10.00 CHILDREN'S DRESSES In Good Quality Prints. Regular $1.25 for.........75c; Regular S5c for............ 50c LADIES' CREPE DE CHENE i AND SILK WAISTS Regular to $7.50. To clear $4,50 Best Quality Granulated Sugar, 20 lb. sacks. Special.....$1.05 Hudson's Bay Seal of Quality Flour, 40 11). sack. Special $3.10 Red Rose Tea, per IT). ....... 45c Dates, 2 packages..........25c Tello Powders, assorted, pkg. 10c Custard Powder, regular 25c, Special per tin...........20c Eggo Baking Powder, 1 It), special, tin.................. 24c Evaporated Milk, 2 cans .... 25c Powdered Sugar, special, 3 lbs. Special for...............33c Have You Received a Hudson's Bay Portrait Yet ? Beautiful Enlarged Portrait Regular price $3.50, for...... .29 This liberal offer is still open, and hundreds of these beautiful reproductions have been made in the best quality of work. Bring in without fail at your first opportunity any photo you would like to have enlarged and we will make a beautiful life size, 14x20 convex portrait from it for only 29c. This offer is about to expire. Act now, and avoid disappointment. tMudson's Ban dompanu. TO COLONEL' Ottawa, July 2G.-Having risen from the ranks of private in tho 10th overseas battalion to that of colonel, invented a groimdo now boing adopted for the British armies, and been decorated with tho distinguished conduct medal and the French Croix do Guorro, Col. Macklem has returned to Canada and Is now in Ottawa on his way to Washington on a mission for tho British government. Coi. Macltloov whoso .home is, In tilbury, Ont, enlisted as a private in the lqtb battalion at Calgary uud went ovorseas with the 1st contingent. He was wounded at Festuhort and again at Zilleueke, whero he lost the sight of one eye. Whilo in tho hospital convalescing after tho latter wound, ho invented a now type of grenade which the British war office has accepted for use by its troops and in return for which it paid him �20,000 in cash and pays a royalty upon the manufacture. Colonel Macklem has a lottov from Field Marshal Sir Douglas Ilalg congratulating him on tho invention of one of the most effoctivo weapons produced during tho war. He has also been informed that tho adoption of his grenade means a saving of thousands of pounds sterling a day to the British government and the preservation of many soldiers' liveB. dispute over wages and hours, announced today that they had failed to agree upon a third member of tho board and the department of labor at Ottawa would be asked to nominate him. CANNOT AGREE Toronto, July 26.-Duncan McDon* aid, of Montreal, representing the Toronto railway company, and D. A. Carey, of Toronto, representing the employees of the company on the conciliation board appointed to arrange the I-ar more effective than Sticky Ft* Catchers. Clean to handle. Sold b* Druggist* and Grocer* everywhere 1133 ;