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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBHIDCEB 0AO.T 1IEIWLD Thursday, November 7,191^ h Is Likely Treating With Delegation Now CELEBRATING YET P�rit, N�v. 7.-(6.35 p.m.)-Four'German officer* b�*rln0 white fUfiS. It i� officially announced, probably will arrive at the headquarters of Marshal Foch tonight. NAVY KNOWS NOTHING. Washington, Nov. r.-Capt. Pratt, acting chief of naval operations, autherlnd the ttatement at 3.4S thl� afternoon thnt the navy had received nd official information whatever of the tinning of an ^armiatice. Thia waa a denial of peraiatent report* that ha had given out such Information. SECRETARY BAKER DENIES REPORT Washington, Nov. 7.-In amwer to a queation at 4 p.m. aa to whether the war department had any confirmation of the report that the armlatice had been aiflned, Seoretary Baker aaid: "We have no confirmation. So far at the war department i* concerned we are wholly without confirmation on the subject and the information that we have it that the commiiiioneri, when we laat heard of them, were on their way to ffcershsl Foch*� headquartera and it would aeem hardly probable that tha meeting could have taken place at the time the announcement waa firat made. The minute the war department has any authoritative news on this subject. I will give it out at once.*' The tecretary** announcement came celebrating for two hours on the strength armiatie* terma had been accepted. In apite of the fact that officials did not accept tht- report as true, demonstrations persisted. President Wilson left the lunch table to see from the verandah what was going on outside nnd waved his napkin to the crowd before the White House gates. The state departm;nt waa advised that Gen, Foch would receive German envoys at 5 o'clock p.m. French time (noon eastern American time.). The unofficial reoorts which started the celebrations said the armistice had been signed at 11 o'clock French time or an hour before the time set for the meeting. Armistice Has Not Been Signed Wait for Official Statement i after Washington had been of an unofficial report that the ENGLAND NOBLY GREAT London, Nov. 7.-England wa* nobly great in the hour of disaster, out ehe it supremely great in the hour of victory, declared James M. Beck, of New York, a member of the commission of the American Pilgrims at a luncheon given in his honor by an -executive committee of the Pilgrims. In New York bells were rung and whistles blown to celebrate the surrender of Austria-Hungary, but England, whose soldiers had defeated Turkey and achieved victory over the Prussian terror in France, remained silent m the hour of her triumph. REPORT UNFOUNDED. London, Nov. 7.^(6:40 p.m.: - {Associated Prass.>-The British foreign office this evening stated, according to the Excharge Telegraph Company, that the rumor that an armistice with Germany had been signed was unfounded. Up to *:30 o'clock this evening awden Bros. WEEK END SPECIALS ODD CHAIRS AND ROCKERS To clear at leas than today'* factory eosW. We require the ^paece;pr of the new* that an armistice iiad been signed Whistles were Mown continuously and bells rung all over tue city. Business was suspended and the streets quickly crowded with celebrants Guns boomed and sm.i'I arms cracked. The people took a chance on the correctness of the new?, but n the strength of tliis di.spuivh Mayor Hardie. who was in the Herald office when the dispatch wa offices in New York, and on receipt of the first official word on this continent that Germanv ha- qui; will receive a flash to that effect. And then l.ethbridge and Southern Alberta will be immediately apprised of the fact Tile Herald learns that Ottawa i~ not celebrating, hut is aw;tirmg offi-cial word from London l i t GOVERNOR-GENERAL APPROVES Ottawa. Nov. 7 Til" Governor-general has approved t.re ord��rdn-council granting war bonuses to the civil servants. An official statement outlining its provi>ums m n*iw in centre of preparati�>n and will b�' published, in all probability, rais eveping. I ate, ____ -1 I Th^y consider liie lave^tmeut such a; . ico �u one *har iue cfty nur liags jjre b*�ing lmit.'-\ by local firms. Th" Outta Verclu : ;ltubber Co. staff has won a Hag while Suplna and Son have wop an P'-v \ cent. flag. The staff of the Victory , I-oan headquarters haw had an l'tn : p^r i �nt. flay for the past week, but \ ;have been in busy they didn't have [ time to announce t)ie fan. It it hoped by the canvassers t!�at ' by the end of this week the influen- � v.a situation in the coal camp� wtl! j ba\ e abated to such an extent that a resumption or the canvass w ill be possible. So far the camps h.tve con-, tributed dose to $75,000, but it is ex*! 4 *( poct^d tliis volume wili be swelled to iiir.o.ooo. I The C.RK. canvass !s also reported ; f to be proceeding vigorously, and to = 'have paused 'he $30.00v mark. ; Victory Loan Total*, j Toronto. Nov. 7.-The summary of the Victory Loan subscriptions up to !ll a.m. T'nur.sday follows-1 Toronto. $42,14:,."0O; Ontario, out-,side Toronto, $73.007,000; British Columbia. ^I^,l7o.&50; Alberta. $7.54 lt-,�50; Saakatchewan, $6,034,9r�0; Mani-; ;toba, $M.40:viOO; Montreal. ;;8.:;07.-: ItCrO: Quebec, outside Montreal, 310,-;3U4,-J-0; New Brunswick. $r.,u::7,!00; '.Nova Scotia. $ 12.7 .'2.$ 50; Prince Kd-, ward Island. $fi44.*wO. ' ; troubles. They are little tablets made up from Pine extracts and medicinal essences. Whca put into the mouth these medicinal iugredi-cnU turn Into healing Vipor*. which are brratheif down direct to the lunge, thruat aad bronchial tubei. The Peps treatment la direct. Swallowing cough mixtures into the stomach, to cure aliments and disorders in throat and lungs. Is indirect. Peps arc revolutionizing the treatment of colds and their price Is with*b the reach of all. Alt dealers, 5IV. hoi. Send ic. stamp for r RfcK TKIAL PACKAGE. i Laugh When People Step On Your Feet Try thic yourself than it along to others. It works! pass *S)* Ouch !?!?:* This kind of ruUKh talk will be heird b-^n here in town If people troubled with eurn^ will f far the heM values you wilt >ee in this d\v. Hizeti for girls from S to 14 year* of age, smart, attractive styles In th. K;.� h .'�"� and ............... TURKISH TOWELS. Very hea.y. sjzo 2S\\v. i:.,. :......................,____ BEDSPREADS. Honeycomb, cn-pf and marMuiII* - Kieh $4 eo to............. BEST SHEETING. Kxtr.i guod, :*-4 tmd l�-4 HEMMED SHEETS. Heavy and durable. :�%'.*� \\t K. :M In-h. Special . ................ GLASS TOWELLING. (Mre linen. :\ jncli. />A_ Special, yard ......................... OUC NAINSOOK AND EMBROIDERY COTTON ir 4J Inch. Special ....................... 4dC MADAPOLAM. V.uy fine thP ad >; inch................................. TRUSOIUR CLOTH. Very fine. I ft inches f the ver>* best quality will h; found in thin ehouinfc and prlcoH m r.yf*ry instance are moat reasonable. Finest Grade Ontario Mutkrat Coat, worth $160.00 at. . $132.50 Splendidly matched �kin.s, very fuii furred, dark, rich atrip", M> inch hweep, f�o iuchert long, full rang** of sizes ?,*> to 44. ? lack Siberian Wolf Sets...... $50.00 Natural Wolf Sett ____......... $7250 Largest BUck Can.id Ian Wolf Set $100,00 1 Red Fox Sets.................. $137.50 Finest Coon Set ................ $85.00 ' Girls' Australian Red Fox Sets .. $50.00 Finest Beaver Set............$160.00 i Children's Thibet Sets ... $9.00 to $16.50 Taupe Wolf Set................ 5100.00 Iceland Fox Sets.......$35.00 to $45.03 We Have Always Made a Hobby of Hosiery and Underwear \ls\.\, �\vc�'l|rd in values and assortments, ../id .'Wuays endeavored to givfj you tho be-t Ki'ude obtainable at lowest coht. LADIES' UNION SUITS. Mutiy graderi. ahor: : !eev�--i or sleeveless, ttilhle or knee length, -null and lurK� Kxtra special \ aluer, t^.'JG to � ! * t 4 an st LADIES' FINE LISLE HOSE. Black, vshi'.j and brown. Spociol ........... m ^ - - * 4.50 50c LADIES' O. S. SILK LISLE HOSE. 7C- Hlack. wtii'e and brown, sizes to 10. Spec. I DC CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR. All Mi/r� in union .>\iith anh. Pair..........:......................... EXTRA SPECIAL ALL TRIMMED HATS 20 Off FRIDAY AND 8ATUROAY ONLY All this lovely now stock of French and American pattern b:ita included. This Ib your opportunity to accure tho hat best suited to your tuco at u faUU-stantial Having. 1.25 2.00 ress Goods & Silks for the Home Dressmaker A PARTICULARLY FINE VARIETY OF CHOICE IN ALL THE WANTED COLORS AND NEWEST WEAVES AT MOST MODERATE PRICES. CREAM FLANNEU ^tro wool, very fine j ^ | ffiA^ \J$ uuahu. ^ inches vvlde .......... � l.OV POPLIN SILKS. inch, all tho wan enm\ with wid� stripes of tan, sky, 1 OC 1 BLACK OUCHE8QE SATINS, .'hi inch, various pink, hejio and black................... ! qualities, all Kpeolul prices. a p/v SALT'S ESQUIMALT PLU8H. 4S inchea wido, $2.00, $2,75 to ......................... a�uU �*xtr;t line nilky finish. Does not cruah |g |W| | BLACK PEAU DE SOIE. M> inch. $a.00 J aa or hpot. Yard ..-...................... ls#eUw to................................... 4ellU SPECIAL Heavy Velour Kimonas $5.00 Wonderful values In warm kimonas- for tin* hick room or bath robes shown in a good vur> W.xy of varlouH colors in oonven-tional designs, hutin trimmed, perfect fitting. SPECIAL Black Tusuh Cloth $2.75 and $3.75 Thia is a material almost impossible to procure. Silk and wool mixture. Very clean wearing. Does not crease or hold tho dual, black only. 44 and a-Inches wide. CO 614 Third Avenue Lethbridge - Alberta ;