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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta HKUAU1 THURSDAY, MAY 1, lOl'.l PAf.E Never Again_ Occur Employers' Responsibility lo Disabled Relumed Men TRANSPORTING. CANADA'S SOLDIERS HOME i5 FSpMfJlIy depicted the ttie o[ many a hero ot prerjias wars. Canada's national pride must prevent Ue possibility of lifce ihis oc eurrlns in the future. When every mm has returned from laere- will be in Canada 15. I A reiurnin; soldier on :i transput In r CuuudUn harbor !i mil eipcc'cJ 1C. pMosonMcslly facilities of transport A olieerins cro-.vd in an inland unvu. wailing [or troop lo arrive, isn't likely K> f-r.'ecjly patient either. Hut .1 [airly larse uio- of lite uorkeis oi those ill railway service-are ITIiroufh the Vocational Tr.'.iniiir, llrancli of ihe Soldi-is' Civil He Ks lablishmelH all these men (will hive had upuuriuiily of til- I ling themselves for positions in civil ,life in ktopius with their capacity. It [li conceival'le. liovcicr. that no mat- Uerl'ow excellent the vocational train- Inr they may receive, many of them will, ivltli difficulty, be j'olo 10 keep pace with in the same vocalions -.vhu iiavo never been disabled by ihe war. Vet there U a ivsponsibiiily on Can- da to see that these disabled returned urn. trainc-d for civil occupations, bo uund prrmaner.t. useful ami self-re. -pectins Knll'lovers ace the faits and perceive that these disabled men art- a permanent nation respocsihiliiy and must be eniovir- ert arm nurtured iu llieir now voca- tions Earn ot thera must ue enableil to become a scll-respecliris nnii in the industrial life of the community. Every citizen must pay a part in irinc for these disabled men by aid- 10? the district officers of ihe Voca- tional Training Draml: of Civil lie-Establishment Department ill llieir erea; vorV of encouraging them and co-operatine witiTlucir employers. 000 dlntled soldiers -who ivill meri tho speclsl consideration o! all the. an co-opr The doflaitc chjective if 19 have tiles-? disabled men g'.ren every opporlunity tn themselves pernunently. The steal is always in sight, bvl'. the way may be Ions; and arduous. people, and particularly- of all etc nutting In lone. strenuous days, these limes of demobilization, lo 'he fighting men lack to tbflr homes wllh the least delay possible. Just how sliiviimdous thai work of rail transport may surmised from tbe thai from March IT to April dines iiicluMiv. Ihls year, the port of llalifis there have IK-HI handled over I lie rails 01 tile Canadian Nstioral Kailwjys to interior points 4M09 military p-ifson SITS. This movement re quiroi the utilization of 107 special trains, as enumerated in this news- >Alier front lime '.o lime, and it speaks volumes for I'M- scl-'-iic.-iticinE zeal of ihe rank and file ct 'he roads lliat ihis tolal of nlmcst fil'iy thousand men have been moved as swiftly anil silently as It the total Imd beeil but A tentli of those actually transported. I'u.-sibly never again will llallgon- ians sl-e su'.-li a procession of great shios loaded wiili soldiers in that iiK.sniiicein harbor. The list, day by day. Is imposing. On .March 17 tile Cannania dock- ed at '.'.I') a.m. with l'7i'.9 soldiers and The ticketing was rush- id Ilirouph, and nine special trains wees dispatched in six hours. Two days later the Celtic warucd into her berth at T.-ii) iu the evennifr. she i-ar- rii-d 2S10 iroops of all ranks. In less than four hours the soldiers had been forwarded, the actual time for dis- jyalcaiug being placed ac two hours ami a The day following, March tho Uillic docked. She carried ramming men. lo handle whom five specials were Mill out In Ihrce i hours and minutes. There i interval of four days before Ihe Celtic: docked at S.03 a.m.. soldier] passengers. Again, four specials vitro moved out in two hours and 1C> rnia-! utc-5. Next. day. March 25, Ibe Royal Every Dept Is Full of Evidence Is Truly the Economy Centre That This Are You Looking For Real Bargains You Will Find them at SIMPSON'S This Week-End Look over this list of Specials for Friday and Saturday, then compare prices with arching offered in ihe cily. We will be satisfied with the result. troops aboard, dock- ed al 11.15 n lu. Three sprelals v.ere Look Over These Silk Values flesh: maize, -n-ioe. Black, WMte -1 1Q all shades, }3.aO qua i per Hepilar 51.15 quality MlHSg at 1-29 George, with cd al 11.15 am. Three sprelali ilispalched In one hour and three- quarters. Then came giaLit Olyifcplo, with J.Mil aboard. High winds prevented her immediate decking, and Ihe iroops. or most of them, lied to be brought off liy tenders. This proved n labor-1 ioits job for all concerned. bu[ by dint i of hard work, special after special] was sc-ut forward inilil Ihe great liner was cleared. This consumed a I Jcril of time, and bifure Uiere was lime to ihluk abaul it, the Cedrlc, I with 3520 men, and the Minnckhada, I witli reached (lock, bolli on j 51arch 27lll. Eight special trains were; utilized io handle the complement from the Cedric, ivliilc sil vfero ne- cessary to take eire of the fonrard- Ing of those from aboard the Mlnnc- kharla. On March 30th. at 5.30 p.m., Hie Ile- Jina docked wltlf 19S1 officers and men from practically every province in Canada. Within three hours and 20 minutes; fivo- special trains had been dispatched'and' Ihe local units had liacn licketsd-for tho regular Irains. On April Istjhe Canada dock- ed 3 o'clock. She. carried 13ol sol- diers.' Threb special trains had been' dispalcheii--n-ilhin Ihree hours and 33 minutes after disembarkation; the ac- tual tima helween Ih8 departure of 'first and dial of the lost heins three quarters of an hour. On April 6 the Northland docked at 'arrkd 1227 soldier Wonderful Values in the Staple Dept. SS inch full Bleached DK1DAJ. CLOTH; soft 7-4 Bleached SHEETING; regular value finisn, s'jitibls for under garmenla; regular 30c 75c; quality. On Eile this Week-End Per yard CO 10-4 Bleached SHEETING; no'e. lire idth 50 inches; rcg. valuo IE for 3k WEEK-END BARGAINS FROM THE BOYS' MEN'S DEPT. Gents' Ptrre Silk WASH SHIRT3; finry and extra Leavy Pongea C 'J C Special al eich USDERWBAB Light Shirts and Drjwcrt, Terr line anility; regu- lar OCf ClaariDg at pjr girmenl Men's Sporting JBRSEYS Corablnilion, colon, sprinB weight, pure wool, C fine linlsh Men's DRESS SHIRTS; aiEOrted 1 CQ "stripes; all each EXTRA SPECIAL GIRLS' SOX; cashmere finish, black only; .week-end price 3 pair for BOYS' SII1IIT .WAISTS Good -washing stripes BOYS' TWEED I'A.NTS Per pair I.1TT1.B BOYS' JKRSEV SL'ITS brown, Copenhagen I 1.00 93c 1.25 1.85 IrOmllltiHL JllellUVJIl J.T maul. VI arge amount or military basRaje to be handled. On the same date the Camilla docked at S.IO p.m. She car- riad 3361 passengers, and eight spe- cials were dlspalrhed in four hours. On April 3 Ihe Meganllc arrived In; Ihe liarbor irllli 1170 soldier passen- gers-and 200 civilians, a tolal ot 1379. The Megantlc did not dock at once, and the disembarkation of i troops was carrier! on by tender, ne-1_ uessarily a sln-.v, laborious process, but il three soldier :md one civilian rpecUl I had heen dispatched In two and three- II quarter hours. On tho (lay following, the iloclud nt '-M In the eve. I ning with 1974 passengers, and In B.I lillle more lhan three hours later four sptcials were dispatched. Eight days later April 18, Ihe Carmania docked I nt 7 25 p.m.. with MOO troops. spt- "be Quality HMTT Toweli Hcnutitched regular 1 .00 per pair; Hiis week HOSIERY! HOSIERY! Wonwn's Cotton llosierr; heavy Beamlesn rjuality; OC-very per pair., Women's Hllk Hosiery; the regular kind; in 1 ft A cokrs and l.'lack Very Great Bar- from the Drapery Fox Hock ToweU With border, horn-jtltchtd endt, regular {1.75; This 1 9ft Sale Price, jair l.fiV 18" Bleached Huck Toweling P.egulir <0c quility 97-Selling at per yard 61 Inth Madras Curtain testily mwccilEed, rej. 11.00 and per yard Selling a 1 UJV 32 Inch and f.'reJon-ncs, assorled floral designs, re-Biilar 75c quality, at per yard JUC The Simpson Co. Ltd. DOLMANS, CAPES model a distinct achievement in grace and practicability combined. Lengths vary (rom three-quarters lo full length; drapes play a fashionably important part. innovations reveal themselves in clever pockets, collars, cuffs, belts and buttons. are full lined, others are half lined or unlined. materials embrace all the vvanlecl fabrics that are so highly favored for this season. NEW VELOURS. FINE PURE WOOL SERGE, GABER- DINE. HOMESPUNS, IN SUCH COLORS AS BLACrT, NAVY, GREEN, BROWN. SAND AND GREY. of the models are military in line; others falling gracefully from the shoulders. The styles are all that could be desired. Every Wanted Style-Every Wanted Price OUR PRICES ARE ni p.m.. HII iiw idals were dispatched in a little more, ilhan six hours. There la also a note j In Ihe records In Iho case of this ship about tho tiuanlity of baggage to ho handled. Two days later, April 20, the Adrla'ic arrived at 5.25 p.m., with 1S41 Four hours alter the lime of docking four special trolns dispatched. Then on April 21 (he Olympic was back again. She docked at 11.30 a.m., and carried nillllary passengers anil 300 civilians, a of 5872. Kltyen special trains dispatched wltiiln Bevfen hours a half, anil a civilian special was also sent forward rarryins shout 200 passengers. There was an unusually large amount of aggage to be handled, hut this is re ardod as one of the best trorip move- ments since the; first uf the year. On April 23. the Hclglc. with 332ft n'ficera and troops Ttiwai'd, came In, n lay of schedule. Sli hundred if' those vasH-rjgers were dispersed rom Halifax, but the remainder were r.ovctl out over X. R. rails in .even special Irains, The of Ihesc troops and civilians by special train move ment In regarded In rallwi) circles generally n3 a highly tatlsfac- lory performance, hut It rcllcctft es-l pctlul upon Iho staffs of Hie old government Unas which are tin; Maritime I'rovlncca portion ihnl Canadian National Kailways. The rallxny service- Is keenly responsive to Hie great dbllgnllon of handling largo liodifis troops over long distances 'by'mil. There alsi a desire on the pall of the to facilitate the rnovanent of the traina wllli all and tlio men In the oyoralliig ilcparfments clally are will continue In carry, hravy fc'sponslhlllllcfl unlll llio Ust Iroop slilii and tlKi last liwly dt Canadian has beon cleared frnm ihc ric'ian ports A Special in Jersey Dresses A FINAL CLEARANCE r-J "'-s-" rookie, taupe and blue. up to ior 537-56 Rejukr up to Jersey Cloth Coats These are Ihe latest novelty and arc jlisl to hand from'our resident buyer'in the cast. They come In shades of rose, grey and I'ckan blue, made wltli fancy vest with brild embroidered front; used as an extra light wrap like a silk sweater Fancy Vestees Another neve assortment of Fancy Ves- f tees so now uitii the canes and suits. We have these In n (rail variety of styles, In ovhile or fancy colored vesting; also in knitted Eilk, braid em- broidered. These aw very attractive ami moderately priced, to WEEK-END BARGAINS CORSETS 130 pair of McellenL Corsels In two styles nrc made of best quality of with sii suspenders; well finished and per- fect fitting. Sizes 19 -lo 20 antl values worth at ;-KI 51.0D '.o ?l.iO. Weck-Bnd o ?5 Special, iier pair WHITE TOWELS 100 pair of Turkish Towels In Boml duality and medium weight. Hemmed ends, size 36X1S. All ready for use. Value fn worth lac pair; Week-End Special, pair SILK CAMISOLES sheer Fllk Camisoles In while and rlnli- Irlmmed irth good quality-of net lace, made In very attractive styles. The finest rallies we hnve ever shown tor the money. Worth J1.75 1 Hpcclai CHILDREN'S HOSE Odd pairs of Children's small sizes only, In pink and hlne; also n nilrabsr of pair: In Mack. A tow pair of larger sizes In light tan shndc; values up lo 50c pair- Wcck-Kllll Special, pair BLOUSE SPECIALS T.adie.s1 llrcnc de Chine. Walsh in gooil (juallty of material; colors white, flesh, grey and rnjise; convcrdble collar; hcmstllchtd front and neat cuffs. Good range of sues. Kcpular 57.50 P QC Special J.Stf LADIES' VESTS M doron I.ndlos' Cottor Vests in good quality; some with short sleeve, others In no sleovc style. All arc values of many .months ago. Kcgnlnr vahic-a from 50 lo fot tach. Week-End Special JJC SHEETING' SfiO yards of ostra heavy Plain Collon Slir-otlut-, free from dressing or filling, nic'cllcnl width, no Inchos. Tills Sheeting it worlh ?1.25 Special SHEETS pair of heavy Cotton Sliect.l, from iircisi.iF or liiiiitc, iluii'jle bed size, yards. Thla IB old llmo value. Heg. n 54 pair. pair.... til! if S5c A Good Spring Suit from Up SEPARATE SKIRTS We selected these from the lines of iln kidlnf mtnulacturerB. They are Iho most recent styles an'l" supplement our already complete assortment. There arc sWrls made of plain striped and phld taf- feta In wonderful color combinations. Pop Iln and aklrta In plainer designs. The rjrlrra will Icmpt cTco1 lover of small iip parcl. to (25.M SWEATERS Kidl from soft yam In fincy neivea nlth plain (Hied waist. Some come wllh olcoves and others without in issued colors. You miike selection from pull- over styles, coat also new in knitted Silk Pull overs, light In wellhl and attractive In appearance. They sic (he Jusl v.'antcd sly'.os. U NEW GOODS EVERY WEEK RYLANDS CO. PRICES THAT ARE RIGHT ;