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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 14, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursilay, yovetiibci' 14lh, CLARKE & CO. THE LADIES STORE Phone 453 Acadia Block MID-SEASON CLEAN-UP Economy at It's ' Best Value at It's Greatest Of ail Millinery and Ready-to-Wear Garments At Sensational Price Reductions For ALL DAY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY A determined and absolute clearance of all the newest-wear-things of the season at prices bordering on manufacturers cost. Complete stocks are included in this Sale without any reserve whatever, comprising our entire showing of Newest Suits, Newest Coats, Newest Skirts, Newest Dresses for afternoon, evening and street wear, as well as all Evening Wraps, Kimonas, Underskirts, Waists, etc. No junk or sale goods bought for sale purposes; no advance in regular price to make reductions appear enticing; every article taken from our regular stock including all of it in these particular lines-all marked in plain figures and honestly reduced as stated here A Sale Offering Genuine Economies in the Broadest Sense of the Word as well as choice of the biggest selection of Ladies' Wear shown in any store in Southern Alberta Arrange your home duties so that you can be here and come picking, you know, always goes first, and bargains offered are of a vince the most critical buyer of their worthiness. in the morning if possible. Good character sufficiently strong to con- Friday & Saturday Bargains in Suits Kt'gnlar $25. $27.50 andA'aliies |K� m f*A collection of iiie mnvest of ^ijfi �%\w this season's styles iu tweeds, serges inu'l elievjot.s-nil piu'c avooI niatev-iaLs and spJendidly tailored. Other Suit Bargains -$20.00.Tallies ^>.$16.00 S30;00 values $24.00. $22:50 values $18.00 . .$35.00 values ^a) $28.00 $^5:00 values q $20.00 .^40.00 values $:J2.00 Crepe anfl Velpiir Kimpnas Reduced .|2.00 Kimonas reduced to $1.60 3.00 Kimonas reduced to 2.40 .4.00 Kimonas reduced to 3.20 5.00 Kimonas reduced to 4.00 6.00 Kimonas reduced to 4.80 Friday & Saturday Bargains in Coats Regiilai- $27.50, $30 and $32.50 Values TwcthIs and blanket cloths in a \00 CA collection of a dozen or more .styles 67.50 Vol vet Coals do\vi\ to 54 '. 75.00 Vel vet Coats down to 60 Tremendous Values Millinery to Effect Immediate and Sweeping Clearance Valiles worth up to $10.0(1, Includ- ^ g\f\ OAJK) iug' sstiugs, etc., �'faiicy lin'gerie niuslius and silks.iu various odd lines AVanihil S\Mf lli various colors. including every )econinig Other Waist Baragins $2.00 "^^"1� $1.60 $4.50 @ $3.60 $3.00^J^��f ##.4f #f 00 �'i|'$28.m� $17.50 " ^fl-) $14.(M) $50.00 r^/) .$40.00 SCHEDULE FIXED FOR CANAL President Taft Issues Proclamation Announcing the I^chedule Offers Washinsloii, N'ov. 13. - Prcstdrnt Taft (onislit issucil n procUimatioii (Ixiug the, rales tliat tilt loicipn ship-ping (it U>c world kIuiU p.\y Sov pass-ago tliroiiRh the I'iiiiaimi canal, 'riio proclamation, made under auUuu-lty of tlie canal act, passed by congress in Aniens!, establishes a merchant vessel rate ot $1.20 per net Ion of actual carrying capacity with a reduction of fortv per cent of ships in ballast. The provisions ol the proclamation are as follows : 1. .Merchant vessels carrying passengers or cargoes $1.20 per not vessel ton-each 100 cubic loot-ot actual cjirning capacity. 2. On vessels in ballast without passengers or cargo, 40 per cent, less than the rale of tolls tor vessels with passengers or .cargo. .'). On naval vessels, other than transports, colliers, hospital ships and supply ships, fltty cents per displacement ton. �1. I'pon the army and navy transports, colliers, hospital ships" and supply ships, $1.20 per net ton, the \esseis to be n\easured by the iame rules as ^re employed in determining the net tonnage of the merchant vessels. The secretary of war will prepare and prescribe such rules for the mea-suremenl of ves.sels and such regulation as may he necessary and proper to carry this ptoclamation into iuU force and cBect. American coastwise shipping was exempted from toll payment by congress. U is this provision ol the act that Great lUitaiti diplomatically, protested, but no reference to the incident was made in the president's proclamation. American naval vessels are exempt with special mention either in the act of congress or of the proclamation, because the authorities believed it unnecessary to explain the uselessnpss of payment Irorn its navy department pocket fft tho one belonging to the treasury department. The rates named in the proclamation arc pr.ictically the same as thosa which will be in force at the Su�z canal ne.vt year. The I^resident based his declaration ot the rates upon the report and investigation of president lOmery Joljnson. The report has been awaited with interest by shipping interests Ihroughoiit the world. According to Prof. Johnson's report to the President, also made public tonight, the Panama eanal should be upon a self-sustaining basis in twenty years. It should confliete quickly with thtv, Suez route for the traffic of Kuropb with -South American west coast points, and witli New /jcaland, but cannot be expected to compete suc-cessfullv for Kurope's trade to tho Far Kast. Taking the estimate of the canal commission more of opera-lion and niaintenanc? of the canal and for the imprnvenients held to be' necessary at the end of a decade, Prof. .lohnson figures that the rate per net ton can he reduced at the end of ten years to $1.00. Kvcn �Mth this rate, which he says probably will correspond closely w'ith the rate that may then be enforced through tho Suez canal, the I'niled .States will have eumigli rovcnue from t(uei)�n vessels to pay all fixed charges, provide a sinking fund of one per cent, to retire the I'anaiua canal bonds and still find a yearly balance. The Johnson report shows that a foreign trnl-fic of alidut nine millioii tofis may li�! c.vpccled through the canal durinu its first two years of operation ; � traffic of fiioro than 11,000,000 tons in |f)20 and M,000,000 tons in 1025. Al-' though not maintaining that his estimate is final, Viol. Johnson declared that an increase of Rfl per cent, a decade in tonnage could be lookejl tor, and that this would make the canal self-sustaining in 'iO years. HAD FORGOTTEN CONVICTS Four Held Years After Term Had Ex. plred-One in Ohio Serve* 33 ' Extra Veart Columbus, 0., Nov. i:!.-^bisgbvery was made today thaltour penlteijtlai'y prlsonei's, beciuiBethey wore-iii'sane and transferred from tho atat'e'B^prls-on to tho stnto hCBplJai, -iiave heen unlawfully held tor year's utt(SV;l|helr prison sontonces had expired," Johiv It. Whaler hae be^n conAnQd s;! years aftor hi.s terni ,e?(plre^j It. Chld�sler, a' fov'gev, vecelved In 1878, should have been released In X88-1. .ferry Carter, aentouced to the penitentiary I'ur arson, hag been detained 24 years. Charl�s Willis should hove been released 27 yoaiis ago. Tho Insnuo v>vlso\\ovs will be tvpiis-lorrcd Immediately to their rospecUva counties to he probated, f. 31 ;