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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAKCH 7, lUlft i iu L....- ..i-.i.�U^ ....... JiH4ALL> PAGE NiNB PHONE 1224 * * * PERSONAL * * > R. R. Davidson has returned from Florida, where lie went on a business trip.    Mr. K. B. Tennant of St. Roho ,'du Lac, Manitoba, Is in the city the su'est of .1. W. Tennant. ' �  * *  > CLUBS AND SOCIETIES > > > A general meeting: of the Major Jack Rosb chapter l.O.D.K. will be held on Friday, March 8th, irf the K. o� P. hall at 3.30 p.m.  � * i The Major Jack Ross Chapter I.O. D.B. will meet tonight, Thursday, at 7.45 In the Red Cross rooms for sewing. A good attendance Is requested. *  9 Anyone having socks for the Major Jack Hoss Chapter I.O.D.T3. will please mind them In to Mrs. Conybeare or Mrs. Do Vebor this week, as they want to get a parcel off soon to the sailors. # * * The -members, of the Eastern Star are asked to meet at the Red CroBs rooms tomorr6w afternoon.  *  * LADIES CURLING ?  ? RED CR08S NOTES * Mr3. Vim. Scott, chairman ot the packing committee of the local Red Cross reports that 9761 articles were shipped during the month of February. The second shipment included 6157 articles as follows: 240 suits pyj., 24 day shirts, 156 pr. socks, 60 slings, 1240 hdkfs., 14 pneumonia jackets, 66 surg. op. gowns, 4G2 pillow cafles, 772 towels, 60 nurses aprons, 108 sheets, 978 flannel binders, 480 T bandages, 168 many tailed bandages, 4 dressing gowns, 74 bed pan covers, 96 amp. slings, 24 wash cloths, 90 surg. socks, 17 trench caps, 24 P.P. bags.    * ? * WEDDINGS * ANDERSON-SH1PP A quiet wedding was solemnized last week when Miss Etta Lauiina Shipp, daughter of Mrs. M. 13. Shipp, of Calgary, became the bride of Mr. Theo- dore Henhart Anderson, of Travers, Alberta. Owing to the Illness of the bride's mother only Immediate relatives were present and after the ceremony the newly married couple left for their home at Travel's. *   SKOUSOX-IIENNIGKR News has reached Raymond ot the marriage at. Barnwell of two popular Paymondites in the persons of Miss Fern Ilcnnlger and Mr. Don Skouson. Miss flonniger is a graduate of the Knight r.cademy and at Christmas time she completed the Calgary Normal course and had accepted a po.sitirjii teaching school at. Barnwell, where Mr. Skouson was already on the staff. The romance began and a wedding followed. The people of the Rayrnorfyl district extend congratulations to the young couple who are still at Barnwell.   � C11 Rl S'l'l A N-H11A !' F K R Another pretty wedding took place recently when Miss Shaffer of Ma-grath, becRtne die bride of Neplln Christian, � popular barber of Raymond. The ceremony was performed in IrfithnrldgK and the young couple are now in receipt of the many congratulations of their friends.  ? > * ft c� > GENERAL ITEMS. A London despatch says Grand Duke Adolph Frederick, who, after a reign of fewer than four years, committed suicide, like Ludwig, v.-aK one of the most cultured sovereigns of Germany. His talents, handsome appearance, splendid horsemanship (he was famous as a long-distance rider), and reputation for courage made Mm the beau Ideal of German Princes, and great things were expected of him when he ascended the throno just before the outbreak of the great war. For a. time lie fulfilled the hopes entertained for him. Ho served brilliantly in 11115 with Von Macken-sen in Serbia, being the first ofiicer to cross the Danube, anil was credited with storming Fort Elizabeth almost, singlehaiided. Just what were the "sad experiences" which kept him in retirement during the last two years, and. as the despatch suggests, led to his suicide, are yet to be rovealed. It i was persistently reported in 19131 that he was engaged to marry Prln-1 cess Patricia of (lonnaught, daughter of the Duke of Connaught, lato j governor-general of Canada. The j shattering of "Princess Pat's ro-! mance" by the war was a popular j topic in the gossipy English weelc-' lies some time ago. anil inny.pos-1 sibly be a clue to the mysterious suicide of the Grand Duke. His grandmother, who died recently, the ; Matriarch of European Royalty, was ! born an Knglish Princess, firs,t coufiin i of Queen Victoria, and through thisj connection Grand Uuke Adolph was on intimate terms with the British Royal | family and had a host of friends In England. ] Grand Duke Adolph while :J:iil i heir to the throne was one of the most �� successful of German explorers in Af-i rlca, serving as governor of the German colonies in West Africa and as Consul-General to various English dependencies, j * * * Lieut-Gen. Sir Frederick Stanley i Maude, K.C.B., C.M.U.. D.K.O.. cjm-i manding the British expeditionary force in Mesopotamia, left �1,5;!2 Ids i 2d In his will he leaves the Victoria Cross medals, orders and decorations: and trophies belonging to his late futh-er, and his own medals and trophies, Including the gold cigarette case given to him by the king, to his sou, to be treated as heirlooms. j The will finishes; "I hope my children will help, love and protect their mother and love and befriend each other." The English government has given'1 Lady Maude �2,"�,O0U. � * Duke of Connanght is In Cairo and is greatly improved in health since ho arrived in1, Egypt. He was not panic-  nlarly well for some time before he left England. ANOTHER SHIPMENT OF Queen Quality Garments Came Yesterday As announced last week we have the agency for this high quality line of ready to wear costumes, coats and dresses. We regret that owing to the large number calling we were unable to wait on a number on Saturday last and will take pleasure in showing these high grade goods to all who would like to see the finest line of ready to wear garments jn Alberta, tomorrow or Saturday. Please remember that alterations are made by an expert ladies' tailor. A perfect fit is guaranteed. If you see a pattern in our 200 samples that pleases your fancy we can make you a costume perfect in every detail as to fit and style. THAELL Custom Tailor 608 Third Avenue S. P * * N * � V Comprising the newest Spring Modes-in fadt, they are the Manufacturers Models for the coming season. These were secured by our Mr. Smith, who is now east visiting the fashion centres, under exceptional circumstances and at a yery exceptional cost. As a preliminary opening for our spring season we are placing these on sale at a saving to you of at least half their usual price. This doubtless is a bold statement, but you can accept it without reservation, for we stake our reputation on any assertion made in our ads. :, t. There are 42 of these Dresses and to convey to you a faint idea of their merits we have briefly outlined below the particulars of a few of them. But do come early, before the choicest are snapped up. Values to A MOST CHARMING CREATION IS THIS "KING'S BLUE" TAFFETA With sleeves and collar of Georgette. Most daintily embroidered with contrasting shades of silk. This is one of those placed on sale at- $11.89 ANOTHER IS A DAINTY GREY TAFFETA With the smart tunic effect. This also has sleeves of Georgette and cuffs of Taffeta. A combination, by the way, to be most popular this season. The front is prettily braided with harmonizing colors. Also- $11.89 A MOST STYLISH AND SERVICEABLE GARMENT IS THIS FROCK OF NAVY BLUE SERGE In the straight model. The waist back and front is braided in black and gold. Finished with "white satin collar and cuffs it has a most distinguished appearance. Nothing remotely approaching it has ever been shown at- $11.89 A REAL BEAUTY IS THIS COPENHAGEN SILK With an overdrape embroidered in blue and gold. This has a white satin collar and is trimmed with self buttons. This was made to sell at $35 and is more than a bargain at-- $17.48 "HANDSOME" IS THE ONLY DESIGNATION OF A FROCK OF RUSSIAN GREEN CREPE DE CHINE With a novel drape slightly braided. Georgette, sleeves and collar of Sand Georgette forming a most unique combination. This dress is particularly desirable at- $17.48 MADE OF THE VERY BEST NAVY SERGE ' With side panniers and richly braided with black. This in conjunction with a white satin collar makes of this dress a creation to please the most fastidious. Only- * | $17.48 � * Come Early and View the Other Thirty-Six :: Hudson's Bay (ftmpanu. ;