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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THF. LETiirmror.K DAILY IIKIULD FRIDAY. MAY 19, 1910 SPECIAL OFFERINGS Some of These for This Week-End Sale Arc mentioned here below, which will .give you an idea of the money-saving advantages of this sale to you. Goods arc all fresh iiiul new, per- fect in quality and styles. licdiictioiis in all Suits ami Spring Coats We are grouping a big lot of Suits of many lines in silk, serge and poplins. Colors, navy, blRck, grey, Copenhagen, Champagne and green. Suits worth to putting them all out at one price .Splendid Serge Dresses at Fast, dye. all wool, navy serge. Made, uu iu new smart styles. Duly a. few to sell at this price but each is a real bargain, and cannot be had later at this low- price. Sizes 34, KG, 3S and 40, tPJJ.Jv Girls' Waterproof Coats Witli caps to match. Sizes five years up io 14 years. A J An Week-end price......Jt.UU READ EACH ITEM CAKEI-T LLV A Fine Collection of Smart Coats at Sizes and colors assorted. .Mater- ials are oi serges, velvet cords, coverts, tweeds and blanket cloths. Every coat in the lot is worth from upwards. All going at the one price in this Week-End Sale Yonun Women's Mid- dies, JjO.25 In Endless Variety and Styles and Materials.- They come all white or while with colored collar arid' cuffs. Belted or plain, with or without pock- ets. Xorfoljc and 'other plainer styles. Very special of values at............ Children's Kompers 50c Made from good sound washing materials that will give satisfactory wear....... BOYS'TWEED and SERGE SUITS Good Choice Here Buy the boy a new suit for the holiday. May 2irh. We can slimy yon the best range of two- piece suits in the city at the lowest prices con- sistent with quality. BOYS' TWEED NORFOLKS Ladies' White Corduroy Skirts Full bottoms. Belted waist with patent pockets. Special values each Ladies' White Wash Skirts Made from drills and repps. All sizes in stock each Women's White Doe-Skin Gloves Women's Cotton Combinations This splendid Washing Glove again in stock, in all sizes, Still at the old price. Per pair..............., A Wash Suit .for the Little Boy for Little Money A of Boys Wash Suits. Russian, middy or Norfolk styles. All white or colors, made from good quality drills and repps; also fast color Galateas. Ages 2 to 6 years each Fine ribbed cotton, half sleeve without. Neatly trimmed 45c Womens fine white lisle combinations. r with sleeve, low or high cut. Each I DC Women's cotton ribbed vests each Women's cotton ribbed drawers each........................ Hats for All the Kiddies Straw and .Liden Hats in a hundred or mon; styles. Bring the kiddies with you and fit them out'right. Girls' ribbed vests each Girls' ribbeu drawers each.............. 15c 40c 20c 20c Another New Stock of Voile Waists Half dozen new .Many now stylos HI Kxtra large sizes, 42, 44. 48. In Jiip silks and finu voiles. A dozen different styles to select from at nA AA ranging from "l> The Simpson Co., Ltd. NOVEL SPORTS FOR FRENCH AVIATORS. turtle races. The start is given with a pistol. I fin11 Tri i o A MAN IN L man mcoursL LUUnL Illnll ILLLO Us We were imdei thu impression wm- A most interesting account of some of the operations carried on by the j of Calgary, in which there are a company of southern men, is given by Corp. Stallard, of Lethbridge, in J a letter to his mother here written I from "somewhere in France" on the Sth of March. T-le writes as follows: I'm tickled to Irani you've received my badge together with the other sou- venirs. I though you'd be wandering over that piece German shell. It's a niece of higli explosive shrapnel. You will notice the figures on same. Well, that is the time fuse. Say they wish to split same over the front lino, distance 01" course they know, and time it takes the shell to travel. They move figures; around to necessary time and away she goes, and so on with longer distances. One of the boys on leave.posted a few beautiful high explosive nose caps, solid brass. Now I've given Data to understand these belong to you un- til further notice. Gee' but they are had lost its but this past I month has proved beyond doubt, that we've another guess coming am! then some. The elements have been mil menu, snowing and freezing for the past mouth (very heavy on the latter) in fact typical western weather with- out the glorious sunshine. Our trench- j es and surrounding country looks very I picturesque under its heavy mantle of j snow. Life in "Sandbag City" or "the Villa-de-la-Shivers" is absolutely a outpoints in brilliancy the great north- ern lights, so dear to the heart of Robert Service. Talk about a danger scared to put my head over the parapet in case I get "sniped." We are marching all over this land of Hope and Glory, doing six days lie're and six days there, arting as a me, 1 will be tickled when we've again settled down, for moving about, our rations arc much too small, espec- ially these cold hard days. :Last trip proved to be by far the thtiir wire entanglements to pieces, tind knocking portions of the parapet into a useless mass. The artillery continued this gooil work for about two days. Suddenly, they quit, about three in the afternoon and thinking our bombardment hud fin- ished, no doubt crowded his front line and supports with all kinds of men. He had sure another guess coming. Our plans wore well Hxed, believe received information to this effect, and at four a.m. the next morning liie batteries would open up, "Fritz" meanwhile was sure guessing both ways at once. Fortunately my chum and I were on duty at this nocturnal hour, four a.m., and it was a dirty night, snow- ing and freezing "to boat the ideal for the .undertaking on baud. I had hardly placed foot on the firing stop, when hell broke away on all sides, guns for at least Tour miles buY between you "and j along the front smashing their shells most spectacular, if not exciting, up to date. British troops on our left were attacking a line of trendies just to ihe bide of the wood, in front of which the old were ready. Throughout the day our batteries had pounded this selected frontage with everything from light field guns to fifteen inch howitzers, it was a won- ilerful display, our shrapnel burs ting about two feet off the ground, cutting into this spot. What Fritz suffered, Lord alone knows, but he'd have no pity, for our airmen reported the lines thickly manned. It was a won- derful and never-to-be-forgotten sight, the flashes of flume from the batter- ies, who were sending them in at terrific: speed, illuminated everything for miles around. Hundreds of star shells were shooting into the sky, fas- was any more beautiful and wierd. Yet another mighty effort by our gunners, green, red and yellow flares (signals i'rom mixed with the steady stream going sky-wards, shrap- nel bursting, showering its mean ton- i gue pf flame among the oft haltered I and ineiess trees in the wood facing us, made a sight for (he "Gods of j War.'' French mortars throwing boinbs weighing sixty pounds, were splitting with sickening smashes on his line, direct front, smoke bombs thrown uvu? the parapet to cover the advance of our boys. Dawn was Just breaking through over Fritz's j line. I've watched a few hundred of. cheerless dawns hit across this trail of desolation but never shall I forget this. The smoke, lighted up by the many-lights, to a novice, would have caused a gas alarm, but we had been through this many times before (I'm not Suddenly our guys .tiinislied, bayonet and pluck settled the issue. Next day we learn- ed through our officers everything turned out very successful. The lost trenches at V----- were retaken, also the lines next to the wood, (the real also many white-livered Huns were among the bag. Speaking to one ot our artillery officers he said "after two hours of their gentle treat- ment, not a single stick or piece of barbed wire remained uncut at the spftt selected." I was not surprised, or .modern artillery knows no master -r-really, -had they sent over much more "stuff" (our pet expression) there would most certainly have had Too bad, eh? Well, I'm feeling fine and dandy. Xo man can stand this game without feeling some effect, but I can truthfully say I'm very little the worse for wear and tear, but, cheer, oh for the simple life, yet another tiling J'm going to PURE FOOD Reduced Butter Prices Fine-si Himmrock Cream- pry, 2 Jbs. .for 75c Finos! Empress C'mun- ery, pcM-Jh.......35c Finest Grown OrciW.-.e-ry, 35C. Fanners' frosli made dairy. 2 ibs. (J5c Yon caii'l. heal: this for (jti-alitv and price, in I lie City Delicatessen Department pocial Shamrock Oook- ed Ham, no skin or fal, nicely cut per Ib. 40c peeial Jellied Ox Ton- per n...... 50c peeial -Fellied Lamb's Tongue, Special Hnni Bologna per Ib. .......A 20c Our Sausage Department Burns7 Special Tomato Sausage, per 25c Burns' Special Oam- bridge per Ib. Sausasc, 25c WE CARRY LARGEST i do my best at nil tiniOK, even if it J comes to handing-in my all for the cause. It's worth it. Last a; few "Princess Pats' were tucking away some of their com- rades who had "gone (u si Jig our grave yard just in rear of'our I'.ne) "Fritz" spotted this from, his observa- tion post, churches or churchyards never enter into his calculations. They were unable to finish their for inside of five min- utes high explosives dropped in among the graves of the fallen. Gad, tin's does make a man sick! Dirty hounds! Style and Good reasons why you should buy the D A or La Diva Corsets These "Msdc-Jn-Canada" Corsets have all the llylc and workmanship formerly found only in very expensive i price ii moit mod ble only by a ipl large in'.es. T to you. e Dominion Cortet Co. cl'e, M .Style', 540 UNIFORMITY OF LEGISLATION IS WHAT THEY WANT Edmonton, May of legislation throughout Canada was the keynote of an address given he- fore the Edmonton board of trade to- riny hy Sir .lames Alhiim. president of the Canadian1 Bar association. Sir James is accompanied ay- n party of distinguished western jurists and the object of their tour through ihe prairie provinces was summed up by Isaac I'Hbiarfo, of Winnipeg: To gain a uniformity of legislation throughout the Dominion for thu pur- pose of facilitating business carried on by persons and companies through- out the several nrox'ineos'of Canada, fie referred to the difference in laws relating to companies, bulk sales, sales of goods, BocurfticH taken for goods sold, the noceHttlty of having uniformity of! laws regulating wills, Insurance and other matters." Because it Is alleged milk dealers in Essex county, Out., are charging exor- atM pricos, the government depart- ment of Mtcr ordered an gatlon. STOCK OF PRIME BEEF, LAMB, V E A L, PORK AND POULTRY TN THE CITY We sell gfoverimient in- spected products of de- pendable merit. Our sales nre (lie largest in South- ern Albert a. P, Burns Co. Limited MAIN AVE. SOUTH, PHONES 412 .5. 138S DOMINION MARKET COR. 4TH AVE. 6TH ST. 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