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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PArtF. TEN" THE LBTHBRIDGE OA\I.\' HRHMjO FRIDAY, MAY 25, 1917 MRS. HAMMOND FIGHTING SPEECt AIPINCHER CUE Appears on Flat form With Premier and Makes Splendid Impression. Pincher Creek. May It iMi't every candidate in �'.">>> present �'lec Kus^'' ,hPy '"U' ,V;',,|V,', w-elevators, have bought lout solves worthy of tin- vonliileucv ' sites ami are to Icrate horn this placed in tit; by those who haw work- summer, oni" of these being the Lake 1 n) for as and those who haw primed , of the W'mxls. There Is also talk of its the ballot. I hope it will never!the National ami Home elevators en-! he said of Alliertp as was said of ono larging. of ilie states to the south of us. "Oh. M. Mnffatt. '.oral agent for the the wormy. Imve their law and the Dodge ear, .spent .Saturday In I.eth-tnoti have their Idiuor sml so fiery- bridge. He returned with a ear for l-.-ily is satislled." ! M. i'mitli. We women should stand firmly Vo- tjeorge Miller left on Wednesday, (ov what v,-(. i onsider right and elean anil Pincher Creek where ho has leased .just. If there is an adequate law on ihe well known Mountain Mill ranch, tion campaign wlio can noast such an [the statute horiks then it imin he en-1 r.Hiert Svler has signed on with the i-xrellettl campaign lieutenant ;;s j forced. If tli-> !;lw is i2i.-ii]eiiu.-ite it ' champion'bii.�c ball team for the sen-Thomas llammoml who is i-nu'cstiug ' must he amended. If tlie:v he no law j'i0 ;s ROttU\R $125 a month and this ridiiiR for the I.ih. rals. ! us lieu-: t he Kovoniui.u: must make one I s. Sv. pitched the champion- tenant is Mrs. llammo -.h-: shall we vote? llefore you leave here : i,ri,|Kv- last fall, and !s in splendid people of the town last mght when I tonisih; ye.n v.-iU hear many reasons ,.;., fl)r ,llP season's work, .he appeared on the same plattorni w,.y you saould vote tor the Hilton; Hummell in practice with I'rciiner Siftcn and delivered a ' uove.-ijinen - tiKhtitip speech to the wonieti of the : of reasons .why I am Koine to vote constituetiey. Mrs. Hammond is well ( for tile Lihera! i .lmlidate I l-.ualxtof > known throttring of li'.ns. when she and Mr. Ham-1 object and that a personal one. Blond licit- married. She is very i-i- Tliosi* of us who had the pleasure teresteil in the election, and will speak of listcr.ini; to Mrs. Kdw tltrouBhotit the district in the inter- leod last Saturday afte.-i csts of her husband's candidature. I her that in spite of lie At the bifr rally here Inst night Mrs.' to avoid party politics Hammond said: I suppose I should 1 no' deal with the to have his nnsi' broken in three places, but will bo on the diamond ! for the double header on the 24th. Detective Lahh of LethhrldKC has i been in town for several days. The painters are busy en the interior decorations of the new pool ' hall. ! After the heavy rain of the pas', week the change on Tuesday was welcome. Crops are in a Splendid condition. A Ked Cross bake sale and tea was Banish Kitchen Work and Worry and save, your strength for the strenuous days of Spring ancf Summer when the body is making an effort to throw off the toxins of a heavy Winter diet. Shredded Wheat Biscuit is the best food tonic because it supplies everything the body needs with the least tax on the digestion. It is a vim-making, energy-creating food, containing all the nutritive elements in the whole wheat grain with just enough bran to keep the bowels healthy and activfi. Two of these Biscuits with milk make a nourishing meal at 1 a cost of a few cents. Made in Canada. on Suits All the iicwcot anils of the season, shown in s|)lon";. saying I am delighted to have this u:-,; p.: vim; tribute m the sovernmeiit ' held at the Kest Rooms of the Wont-j opportunity ol speaking to you this-that had proved itself so ready to do evening. Instead. I'm going to beg: justice to the women of this province. J'Our sympathy for the task I've set i 1 am sure the women would make myself on this occasion is too unique j no mistake in casting a ballot for the to be a pleasant one. however, if there i government that has placed on the is any one thing which should tend statute boks such acts as the Dower to put back-bone into a woman it is ! act. the l-'actory act. the Hospitals net. the consciousness of our new citizen- j the State Guardianship act. the Prohibition act ami others of the same progressive nature. Let the Sift or. 'Monday government continue its good work. STA1ES STARTS en's Institute last Saturday afternoon. II. Plriek has placed an Klgin err with Frank Kachaer. a rill Mr. Po'-ter. agent for the Maxwell lias already � started his sales.  ' Mrs. C. Wright and family are mov- f-hip. I am glad to have this opportunity of thanking Mr. Siftou personally for giving us the franchise, and 1 hope to express my gratitude in a more practical way on June 7. There is only one thing 1 feel sorry about regarding this gift of the franchise, and that is that 1 never enlisted for active service in the cam-liaign for women's rights. Only the women who for years fought prejudice, old traditions, man's natural__ autocracy and woman's natural indif- " terenee. can fullv appreciate this! 'fnm our nn-n rnr-cpr.nmicnti freedom. To them belongs the satis-1 Pl�cher Creek. May 23.--At an en-faction of labor rewarded-the ex- i tnusiastic and representative conven- - -(tion of the Conservatives held here : i on Tuesday afternoon. John Keuuiiis. the ox uUeration of victory. However, if we haven't all merited the laurel, at any, rate the men of this province .have! W-UA- %vns unanimously chosen as been fair-minded enough to admit !,!elr candidate. Mr. Kemmis is so that we have merited the ballot, and j we" known, this being his fourth that's what reallv counts. nomination that it is scarcely neces-I believe the advent of woman into' sar>' l� evet� attempt any comment, politics is going to be a good thir.g;Atter accepting the nomination he for the country, and a splendid thing :&?vc a very interesting address in ..... - . ..-v,i.-.v, i,, o-.-^,-.^a, regret that an Chicago. May 2-1.-"The Texas har-j vest has started." flashed over the wires of the brokers, and crop stucU. ents said that never in the history did such a message cayy more hope and meaning to the world, for this crop; according; to leading statesmen outers ing to Calgary. Charlie remains In j into the grand strategy of the war Champion to finish the school year. j and into the very existence of nations. Mr. ami Mrs. Lloyd returned on i The word from Texas was taken a3 from a visit to Southern 111-) a good omen, too. for it showed that inois ami Missouri. j the harvest had been started three The real estate office of Carmichael i days earlier than normal and even and TrevetiueU is being redecorated; three days is important, it is said, by the painters. [ when the whole world is crying for James I.obban has gone to Stavely wheat. Another cheering note was where he has accepted a position. j added by Hernard Snow, the crop _ _, ! statistician, who said that Texas was ' expected to yield 15.000.000 bushels, or | 10 per cent, more than last year. Her early harvest will bring relief to the CHAMOLSVEDE GLOVES $1.25 Full now stock. White, grey and fawns. Excellent qualities. All 'Izcd. ,s1lk li8le hose 35c awl 45c Two special values. Clack and \vh!'.?. All ladies' sizes. As good as old vnlues. 15lack messalaim: $1.50 Kxlrit fino iiunlity. ;iil Inches wide. Splendid firm silk. Very rich finish. (;OSSARD CORSETS. $2.50'� $10.00 Nine disthiet types to suit any figure. Shown in various qualities anil big selection of latest models. Front lacing corsets are � stendlly gaining In popular favor and Wo are accordingly showing bigger stockc than ever before. Gossard Corsets arc front lacing corsets the original Sold only hnre. frgi Man iBBBannr Clean CLARKE & CO. j& THE LADIES* STORE Phone 453 - 612 3rd Ave. S. bare bins of the southwest.. Dry-weather nccounts tor the early start. [ tended to the Oklahoma line. In three ] George Frederick Robinson, aged weeks more H1 will hnvc covered that 161, pioneer lumberman, and one of (ho By June 5. Mr. Snow said the invas-1 state and reached .the fringe of the j best known and most popular citizens Ion of the reaper will have been c.v-! broad acres of Kansas. I of Nelson, died Victoria. mrt a splendid thing'-g"'e a very for the woman. U will add a new | which he exprc will ra'se her in gen-1 e!-.'�ion had been put on at this time. now- i At the close of his speech a ladies' a Far more effective than Sticky Fly Catchers. Clean to handle. Sold by Druggists and Grocers everywhere. dignity, it will raise eral estimation, will put . ... value on her. so to speak. It will  committee was appointed broaden our horizon, and by introdur-j Very suitable committee rooms were irg new thoughts and larger interest. I opened in the Alberta Hotel, to where will tend to crowd out some of the j the committees later repaired. pettiness of our lives. '---- .. I repeat, that I believe equz'. suf-j Byron Xicholsoti. of Ottawa, jour-frage will be a good thing for the ^ nalist and author, is dead after a country. I feel sorry for the man brief illness. He was GO years old. who still contends that the franchise : \ir xicholson was au attache of the is a dangerous weapon to place in: senate, the hands of women. No doubt he has mental visions of the women wandering aimlessly around with little lvatchet3 hacking to pieces perfectly good legislation, which we are incapable of either mending or improving. The history of equal rights in other countries proves that the franchise is a dangerous weapon in the hands of'; \yomen. It has proved most disss-' trous to social evils, liquor and gambl- j ing interests, to exploiters of women and child labor, and to indifferent legislators, who have been content to let the welfare of women, children and homes rest on the fickle foundation of human nature, rather than on the sure foundation of the law. On one occasion while taking part In a debate on woman's suffrage. I was much struck with a most battering argument advanced by one of the opponents. He said he had always considered that woman was man's superior and he could see no reason yrhy she should want to come down fo be man's equal. 1 contend that there is no ground for fear on that icove. We women are not in poli-1 tics to come down, we are here to j uplift. Women no longer pull their; skirts aside for fear of contamination.' The tendency today is to uproot rather � t;han to avoid unwholesome condi-; tions. j  ' Agitation for equal rights never i grew out of a mere desire for votes ] *-a mere desivo to do as men do. In ; every country the demand for equal � jfi suffrage came as a result of baffled efforts at reform. When women had employed every legitimate means to secure legislation on affairs of vast importance to them without avail, then and only then, they decided to 'concentrate their efforts to obtain the franchise, knowing that with that �weapon they need no longer beg in i vain; they could buy In an open market. The extension of the franchise to -women has always been followed by legislation of a humane and reforming character. � The Sifton government, backed by .public opinion, has followed out it's democratic policy by extending the franchise to women, knowing full well that we will use it to secure more Equitable legislation for ourselves and our children; knowing that we will iise it to v/ipe out social evils; that wo Vill use it to secure legislation that will make Alberta a safe and wholesome place In which to rear a family. Just hero 1 must draw the contrast j between the difficulties which women \ of some countries have had to con-1 tend with to secure their rights, and 1 iho ease with which wo women or Alberta aro coming Into our own. in -the state of New York the women yivorkod for ten years to secure the [Joint guardianship act. Two years �Jater it was repealed and then they ,vtyorke4 >';for, thirty years before it qguin became'law. i'.ie women of {Colorado tried ior twenty years to bo-t!ure^tlji^"gauyQ'-act nu'd only'succeed-.00. Suit Sale at $29.? Thirty-live stylish Ladies' Suits All the host suits in the jstore, made from finest Gaberdines, French Bedford*, Silk Poplins and English Coating Serges, beautifully made and richly lined. Shades navy, black, brown, Copenhagen, apricot, champagne, grey and green. Regular prices were $35.0(1 to $42.50. HALE PRICE ONLY - - $29.00 1 Forty Suits in thi.f lot.-No. 1 Fine Serges, Poplins:4 Velours, Moire Silks and Taffeta Silks/The newest styles and full assortment of colorings. All sizes from l(i to 44. Fancy Belted or -tailor made styles. Regular values up to;$32;50. SALE PRICE ONLY - - $23.00 A FEW GOOD SNAPS IN WOMEN'S COATS Twenty or more AYoiiien's Spring Coats, in a variety of styles and colorings. Made up from velours, serges, wool plaids, checks and stripes. Prices will be. ' $10.90, $13.50 and $16.50 15 ONLY SAMPLES LADIES' WASH SPORT SKIRTS No two skirts alike. Each one a novelty. Patterns spots, squares, stripes and figures. Colors tan, gold, yellow, rose, green and blue. Prices each i $5.75 down to $4.00 ;