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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta $A6e ten THE LETHBRIDC'fK DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1DW CLARKE'S SEMI-ANNUAL MID- Lasts 4 MOST UNUSUAL SELLING EVENT, ARISING OUT OF UNUSUAL CIRCUMSTANCES While this is the season of the year set aside for the clearance of surplus stocks, unusually mild weather and the prevalence of the epidemic have considerably slowed up selling for the past five weeks, consequently we are featuring t housands of dollars worth of brand new merchandise at special sale prices, which ordinarily would have sold in the regular way, and in which every department of this big store is fully represented. A Sale of Greater Magnitude than has ever been held before at Clarke s A bigger store with better facilities for serving you than ever before; brand new and bigger stocks in every department from which to make selections and for. reasons as stated above, bigger reductions for quick clearance of all surplus stocks than we have ever offered before. _ # Unquestionably the Premie? Bargain Event of the Entire Year Offering as it does hundreds of lines of finest quality, seasonable merchandise for household or your own personal use, as well as dozens of others suitable for Xmas giving at prices away below present values or actual worth. IN ADVISING THE BUYING PUBLIC OF THIS MOST UNUSUAL SALE AND HAVE ELIMINATED ALL HIGH SOUNDING ADJECTIVES AND CATCHY PHRASES, CONFINING OURSELVES TO THE PLAIN STATEMENT OF FACTS AND FIGURES, GIVING BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF THE VARIOUS LINES ON SALE WHERE SPACE PERMITS; AND WE CAN ASSURE YOU THAT VALUES IN EVERY INSTANCE ARE CONSERVATIVELY STATED, EXTRAORDINARY AS THEY APPEAR TO BE. All These Lovely New Garments Sacrificed for Quick Sale THE CHOICEST STOCK OF OUTER GARMENTS FOR WOMEN, YOUNG LADIES AND THE LITTLE MISS WE HAVE EVER HAO TO SHOW. EVERY ONE BRAND NEW THIS SEASON AND EVERY ONE REDUCED IN A MOST DRASTIC WAY, PERMITTING OF SAVING ALL THE WAY FROM A DOLLAtt TO TWENTY DOLLARS OR MORE ACCORDING TO ORIGINAL VALUE. Read the list carefully, consider well ike savings and do not fail to profit while-such low prices prevail. All Our Finest Suite and Coats Selling at Our Low Bargain Price .OO $78 In this lot ar* included fur trimmod suits of broad doth In taupe, blue and brown: also mcst attractive and handsome coats of belt grado valour, color* taupr, brown, burirundy, etc.. Hudson soal or sable trimmlne,*; and finest plush coat* of Salt's *ilk plush, black fox collars nnd cuffs, silk lined throughout. .Garments told regularly at $95.00, S97.SO. and V00.00. All at this one sale price. Two Special Lots of Silk and Serge Dresses lot No. 1......r........$16.75 ! Lot No. 2...............$23.00 All Silk and Serge Dresses up to $".50. Smart n�-v.- stylo*, very one of t!ilri;. did quality serges and poplin sl!Ks. including almost evtry aanfod fiir ami culor. All Other Dresses Not Included in the Above Sale Lots............20' OH Handsome p�nei and over.�kirt effects in serges, crepe de chines, duehesse, georgettes, etc. Regular $35:00 to **5.0O. All Silk and Serge Dresses up to $32.50. Some of the pri-nlor.t ami Ium sty!- i>iirmonts of ttv Moaxon in fine sorco*. din-in'*-" --.t'in-.. crop* do i-hiiic, KoorKOlto.1. oU-. All color." and AH Other Coats Divided Into Three Ut No. 1---$21.00 Lot No. 2---$26.00 Lot No. 3 Lots - $39.00 All Coat* up to $30.00. Chinchilla.! in brown and burgundy and ntited torced* In plendid color*. All heavy, warm loth*, splendid styles, small a'id laTfe *ites up to 44. All Coats up to $3500 Iti-amiful Jtarm^nts In heavy chinchilla!) and twepds that wore as thoan as a year ago at regular price?. Hit; variety of colors und stylos In a full range of sir,o* for youufc- ladle*, rrfcular mid extra large size-. SPECIAL NOTICE All Coats up to $30.00. In this lot arc iiom" of th."? nintit attractive models of th'-entire season-excellent Quality, heavy weight veloura In taupe, KP.-t-n, blue, brown, buck, tc. All very clover now stylos In modola Kultablo for your.j; ladles, regular and extra large sixes. Trimmings of buckle.*, crushed plush, button*, etc. TMe entire ready-to-wear stock la selling at big reductions without reserve. If you have seen a. garment you would Ilk* to o.r bath robes. Fancy de.slgns in medium and dark colors. Trimmed with .satin bandn. Misses9 & Children's Cottt & Dresses Reduced MISSES' COATS RlfVlc S1I0O to S20-00 SUes S, 10, 12 sad 14 year*. Made of heavy tweed*, blanket cloths, etc. 2S% Off CHILDREN'S CO ATS J.T1."5.00 Heavy blanket cloth, sizes 2 to yean, smart military style with pockets and belt. Colore, brown, blue and cardinal. GIRLS' MIDDY DRESSES ;.r:r Mw 5.00 Rises 8 to It yearn, made of splendid navy serge, trimmed with white biaid. GIRLS' CORDUROY DRESSES sRrr:.$7M:........5.00 Colors green, blue, cardinal and brown, bizes C to 14 years. All smart styles wonderfully cheap. Where Alterations are Necessary We Make a Small Charge When Sel INFANTS' BEARSKIN COATS Regular $4.60 to $6.50. All at 20', Off (Splendid quality, \vaahablc. Sptvlal Salo Lot. ,r.c. EXTRA Lace, yard - - - 10c Pure linen torchon, widths one to four Inches, values tip to a�)c vard. Special i^ale Lot, I'tc. EXTRA Embroideries, yd. 25c Heautlful finr> Swiss om-broideries. 9 to H Inches wide. Very dainty flouncing, uorth up to fife, .-special Solo Lot. 25e. Wonderful Values in Trimmed Hats Kvcry hat In tho store included, French ivud American patterns that nrc the last w6rd in smart headwear, Just one of a kind and nil cxclusivo with this store. All hats up to $10.00 All hats up to $15.00 Alt hata up to $22.50 $6.75 $9.75 $13.75 NOT A HAT RESERVED. YOU CAN TAKE YOUR PICK OF THE VERY FINEST MODELS AT THESE WONDERFUL REDUCTIONS. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Dress Goods & Silks. Staples & Wash Goods The cholrt^i weaves and colors and most wanted fabrics of the season are included In this raid-season sale, and whether you buy for present or future use you can'feci >'jrc thai for �o:-ii> time to ronio your money will not brinu you �uch splendid returns. SPACE FORBIDS MENTION OF ALL BUT A FEW OF THE OUTSTAND:NG BARGAINS IN THIS DEPARTMENT. SCORES OF OTHER EQUALLY ATTRACTIVE SAVINGS AWAIT YOUR PERSONAL CHOICE. Crepe de Chine, $1.18 Regular S1.75 and 4" inchee wide, lovely fiiu- quality, colorH cream, fl"vi. old rose, maize, gold, taupe, mauve, plum. Inucun h . wine, sky, royal, navy, myrtle, etc. Durability Silk, $1.38 Regular $1.75 Value. Hscellant wearing washable silk for walsta, children'!' wear or underwear, 36 inches wide, colors flesh, Hlty, maize, Ivory. Heavy Sheeting, . . 68c Regular $1.00 value. Very heavy thread, ntrons and durable, X-t width, very little dressing, extra special value. Novelty Silks - � $2.48 Regular $3.50 value. l.ovoly quality Duchesso writes and cbecka in beautiful w plaids and stripe* im-hldod in this sale, rich mixtur.- of colors and very "(.arc..- good*- Poplin Dress Goods, -$1.87 Regular $2.50 value. specially Rood iiuallty. IS inch, i'luin colors of navy, td'cvn. KrtT<-n, taupe, burgundy. WllJf, etc 50-in. Creton - - $1.18 Regular $1.50 value. I'itliy n.tul designs in rich �oinbinatioii colorings, rovcrs-ible, splendid heavy weight. New Creton - - - - 78c Regular $1.00 value.  Heavy weight, 36 inches wide, newest bin! and $loral desltsnd in beautiliil colorings. Serge and Granite Cloth, $1.43 Regular $1.75 value. Special value at the regular price, now wonderfully cheap, .16 Inches wide, colors green, navy, taupe, sand, etc. Pyjama Flannel - - 98c Regular $1.25 value. White ground with wide j Htrlpcs of pink, blue, tan, hello, | etc. "i'Z inches wide. Very sue-I cial value. 24c Long Cloth Regular 30c value. Jieavy strong thread, 36 inches wide, uplendid value- at regular price. Pillow Cotton - - - 58c Regular 65c value. M inch cloth, very heavy and strong, soft and free from dressing, extra special value. Fine Nainsook, 28c Our Special at 35c. Lovely fine soft finish cloth, absolutely no dressing, 32 IncM*1* wide,' splendid to wash and wear. Curtain Scrim - - - 19c Our Special at 25c. Cream with hemstitched eilge^ and others with fancy floral borders. All wonderfully cheap. Taking the Public Into Our Confidence Advising that prices on staple merchandise are not likely to decline for some time. AT VARIOUS TIMES during the past four years have made public nn-nouncc-mcnt through our advertisements of market conditions -giving advance information when prices were about to go higher. In every Instance our information proved correct and patrons of this store saved many a dollar as a result. Today we believe that the public should again be given the benefit of our Judgment, and we believe from past experience that we are in ,-� position to judge conditions with reasonable accuracy. Consequently we aay to you: The- production of raw materials cannot be materially Increased for at least one season and possibly more. There are no surplus stocks of merchandise to be hand anywhere in the world. The entire population of Europe must be supplied, not only with things to eat, but with wearing apparel as well. The demand for good merchandise from now on will be far greater than at any time during the war. Do not misunderstand this announcement, because we will have special sale* when certain lines need to be cleared, regardless of market conditions. But buy what you need and buy with full confidence, for under these conditions It would be laek of forealght to expect prlcea In general to drop. Velta Flannel 48c Regular 65c value. 32 inch cloth In light and dark Htrlpog and checks for pyjamas, waists and children's wear. Striped Repps -  - 36c Regular 4Sc value. Good weight cloth, 36 inches jwide, wide stripe in various colorH on llglrt ({rounds. Farmer** Satin - $1.48 Regular $1.76 value. A beautiful quality, heavy weight lining cloth as cheap' as you could buy It before tho war. 52 Inches wld�\ colors black, brown,'taupe, groy. Underwear Crepe - 33c Regular 45c value. Pure white, win.liable, very, scarce Koods, 32 inches wide, oe-tra special value, 40-in. Nainsook - - 36c Regular 45c value, Lovely fine grade, now worth much more than wo havo been ' asking, absolutely no dressing. Cream Viyella - - $1.48 Regular $1.75 value. Standard grade of finest VI-yelln, 32 Inches wide, washable and unshrinknbla. SCORES OF OTHER SPECIAL LINES IN DRESS-GOODS AND SILKS, STAPLES AND WASH GOODS, THAT SPACE FORBIDS MENTION OF HERE. Mid Season Sale Prices in Hosiery and Gloves Lisle Hose.....- 38c Regular SOc Splendid quality silk Use, sires &Vj to to inches, colors brown, white and blacky Silk Hose......78c Regular $1.00 value. Very fine quality pure wool cashmere, black only, cheaper than last your. Silk Hose $1.80 Regular $1.00 Wonderfully cheap, heavy silk in all plain colors and striped ankles. Suede Gloves - - - - 98c Regular $2.00 and $2.50 Our finest uuality pure silk hose Included iu this lot, all piafn colors and stripes. Cashmere Hose - - - 75c Regular, $1.00. Bxtra good ijuullty, splendid to wear, colors white, chninolf, buck, etc. Lisle Hose - - - - -r60c Regular 76c. O. K. silk lisle in white, black, brown und tun, ulzc4 to 10. SPECIAL. MID-SEASON SALE PRICES ON MANY OTHER LINES OF HO$. IERY, GLOVES, HANDKERCHIEFS, ETC. " CLARKE'S SEMI-ANNUAL MID-SEASON SALE A Ten-Day Bargain F�*tt elf Moat Unusual Interest ;