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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY. 10 1915 THE LET H BRIDGE DAILY PAGE FIVE CLARKE CO- The Store Phone 453 Block Of Half-Price Sale All Suits, AH Coats, All Cloth and Silk Dresses, Continues AH This Week Tills Is'tho most ramarlable tow-sain offering ovor a.mouu'c'ed by thin sloi-e more especially In view ot the fuel that tliis season's regular prices wore much lower than those of previous seaHoiis-and'.the standard of merchandise just as high. But when absolute' oleanmw IB the end In viow, original costs arc not. con- sidered Wre going to continue this ONCE-A-SEASON HALF PRICE CLEAN-UP every day tills week, and we can give you oi-ery aenuraace that your money never before brought you such big returns. MI Suits for All J20.00 Suits for All Suits for 511-25 All J2S.OO Suits for All Suits for All J30.03 Suits for........... All Suits All J36.00 Suits for Cloth and Silk Dresses 517.50 Cloth and Silk Dresses NEWEST CLOTH SKIRTS to Values...... Pure wool serges, voiles, checks and fnliey mixtures, including our entire stock from up. Half Price AH Coats for All ?13.50 Coats for AH ?15.00 Coats for All 517.50 Coats for All Coats for All IB2.50 Coats for All Coats for 511.25 520.00 Cloth anil Silk Dresses Cloth and Silk Dresses FINE CREPE KIMONAS to Valuta Pretty floral designs in light medium and dark colors, including every crepe klmoua In stock- worth to Men of Kent Honor Their Countrymen Who Will Fight the Empire's Battles X I Kenlishincn in -tcthbridge make a goodly 'representation in our popula- tion. The Keatlsh association .boasts oi over sixty members and this num- her does not include all those who have conic from Kent County, bug- land, to reside here. The Kentish association came into being some years ago and L. L, .-As. niiith, Fred Robins and J. L. Man- waring arc credited with being the originators. Anyway the association exists and it is a mighty achve .or- ganization. Us social activities aic Constant in the winter months, at any rate; and no body nl men mingle so freely together 'and enjoy them- selves a's much as these men from Kent. The organization is ceaseless in its efforts to assist the less lortun- ate oi their fellow countrymen, and :is we all know, they are ever to the fore in patriotic cr.rtoavors. The" occasion to inspire this illusion. to the. Kentish association was the farewell tendered to Kent men who arc going to the iront with thu Mounted Rifles and the Battery, llic affair was held on Saturday evening in the S.O.E. hall, and it was cer- tainly a right jolly evening tliat the association provided for its guests. Of course the soldier boys were _.he lions of the evening and the Kent men in- kliaki leave Lethbridgc with happy recollections of the send-off their fellow countrymen gave them. It was a free and easy evening. The refreshments were served after the manner of picnics and the inno- vation hclpeiLalong the free and easy side'of- things. Everybody enjoyed the refreshments and after they had been exhausted, Edward Hagell, the genial president of the Kentish took in hand the program of toasts anil songs and the crowd bad something to interest' them until midnight. It was a capital program too. Maritial songs were the feature and the gath- ering joined in the choruses .with a yim until the 'hall resounded with the refrains. The host oi local talent was oniliand to do the entertaining, the ever popular vocalists, H. iu. Cooper J. T..Petts, Geo. Fleming, W. Stott, J. B. Miller, W. Carncll, Driver Mclmloo oi the Battery, and A. T. Jackson with his comic selec- tions and a recitation "Two Little Drummer Boys had the bojs laugh iliu and applauding almost all the time he was. on his feet One ot Mr Jackson's composition was the lol- Ion ing which found a place on the printed toist list Your King Need You King dim w "-7 d vou- There's'iio-nccdr to ask what tor, i'fhe Boys oi Kent-on-Victory bent ire going to the War Cod -natch o er and keep And bless jou eiers one itcmember the signal England ex- pects' And there's done. i Your King and Country need There's blood; oh every hand. But t hislon repeaft itself I he Kent Boys still will stind liencmber the Falkland IsHnds the Naiy Lads so true t o forward then like 1 cntishmen i Neath the t Old Red White mil Wakc'en, who is in his 71st year. The venerable gentleman still lias a good, strong voice. In his youth he was a chorister in Westminster Cathedral. Bert Clarke was most generous and satisfactory in his services as accom- panist during the evening. Naturally there were sjicei'hes. This part of the evening found occasion for stirring words about our soldier boys the British Empire, the worthy cause for which we are struggling, ynd strong denunciation of German (methods with, as might be expected, special application to the torpedoing of the Lusitania. "The sentiments ex- pressed by the speakers, including W. Buchanan, 51.P., who respond- ed to the first toast, that of the liritish Empire. Lt.-Col. Stewart and 'Major Ripley who spoke for the Im- perial forces, Mayor Hardie who ac- knowledged the toast oi "Our. and Sergt. Perry, who spoke on behalf of the soldier hoys, L. L. Asquith for "The and P. T. Robins for the Kentish association ware received with much approval The Kent men in khaki who were ,-Jic honor guests oi the evening in- cluded the following From the 20th Field Battery Sergt. Perry, Driver Wealhcrby.. From "A" Squadron C. M. R. Seigt. E. Terry, N: Knight, H. Wil- liams and Ptcs. IV. Smith, J. .Filmer, J. Lynch. "C" Squadron, C. Jf. G. Filmer, E. Pctts, W. Perkins, W. Bartlett, H. Dunk. The Association is the olicers commanding the Battery and the C.M.R, for their kindness in al- lowing the Kent boys the privilege of leaving camp to attend the fare- well. Airs. F. C. Suite, of. Calgary, is visiting Mrs. C. Uaci; Major Dr. Ucnlloy.