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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SEVEN * > > ? ? > ? > * * ? > > FOOD BOARD FLASHES ? FOR FEMININE FOLK  � o �  ' o  CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES * ** o * * : � : >**> : * The Daughters and Maids of, England will hold their regular monthly meeting in the S.O.E. hall on Wednesday, October 9th, commencing at 7.30 sharp, owing to the whist drive and dance which follows. Will all members kindly bring a cake.  * � * Mrs. Laycock's section of the Wesley Ladies' Aid will meet on Wednesday nfterntion at the home of Mrs. John Livingston. The ladies are asked to meet at the Hudson's Bay corner at 2.45.  * * Tho monthly ^usiness meeting of the Girls' Auxiliary will be held in the Club House at 7.30 this evening. Every member is asked to make a special effort to attend and new members will bo cordially welcome. - * � On Friday, Oct. 11, at S o'clock a Dramatic Art Contest will be given 'by advanced pupils of Mrs. Pawson. The winner of the contest will be presented with a silver loving cup. Apart from the contestants taking part, a good program of music will be provided. This will likely be the last entertainment of this kind that Mrs. Paw-son will put on as she leaves very shortly for the western coast. � � � Another of the series of miscellaneous showers under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid of St. Patrick's church in aid of the bazaar will be held at the residence of Mrs. A. C. Saunders, 1242 7th Avenue South, on Thursday afternoon, October 17th. % * * The Thistle Sewing Circle will meet with Mrs. A. Wilson, 60S 12th St. A. North on Wednesday afternoon for Red Cross sewing.  m m : : ? : : : : : : ? * * * ? * : : : v Every housewife .should rnalto a point of knowing prices. That is to say, she should be abb; to tell at. a glance when they are legitimately and when illegitimately high- TI-.j lack of such accurate information can keep her from doing her duty to her family, 'both in the matter of nutrition and economy. A knowledge of prices comes from careful surveillance o'' moat and grocery ads and from a study of market fluctuations. Clothes ads are assidi-ously followed by most women. Why not food advertisements? Buying at a certain store simply because it is "convenient" is not. good business, when you can get exactly tho same quality of goods at a lower rate somewhere else. Pay more attention to your household sh pping. Cultivate the market and encourage your dealer to handle substitutes; display food posters, and otherwise help along (he cause of conservation. "THE HOMESTEADERS" i�. Tho reprint edition of "The'Homesteaders" by Robert .1. ('. Stead is now being circulated and there nas been a wide demand for this interesting book. Mr. Stead haS an intimate knowledge of the Canadian west and is admirably fitted to write western tales, his poems, and siory "The Cow Puncher" having been very popular. "The Homesteaders" is an example of Mr. Stead's best work in this line. The scene is laid in Manitoba, in the early days of 1882 and in the form of a fascinating story deals with the hardships entailed in this early life. The scene moves on with the opening up of the west 25 years'later, dealing with the homestead rush, the real estate men and the materialism that re-paced the old community interest of the pioneers. Later the story moves forward into Alberta, at the foothills of the Rockies, where exciting incidents keep the reader's interest at a high tension till a satisfactory conclusion is reached. Any westerner enjoys this story,-with its touches of local color, very thoroughly. WEDDINGS v > > '' *> > ' *> > ? *> BEGIN-CAPDEVIELLE At the Church of the Reverend Dominicans, of Ottawa, the marriage took place on Sept. 28, of Miss Reynolde Francoise Begin, daughter of a former superintendent of the Mounted Police at Lethbridge. to Mr. Henri L. � Capdeveille, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.' In the absence of the bride's father and brother, Iieut.-Col. Begin and Lieut. Berchmans Begin, who are serving in France, the bride was given in marriage by her mother. Mr. L. A. Du Plessis, assistant comptroller of the R.N.W.M.P., �cted as best man. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Father Charland, Dominican, uncle of the bride. Following the service Mr. and Mrs. Capde-vielle left for their wedding trip. After Oct. 20th their address will be 147 Niddle street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. COL. BEAU TO SI Indications are that there will be a large crowd present to hear Col. Wm. Beattie, C.M.G., head of the chaplain services, when he lectures at the Y.M.C.A. auditorium on Thursday noon at 12.30. Col. Beattie is visiting Lethbridge under, the auspices of the Rotary Club, which will tender him a complimentary luncheon at 12.00 Thursday, and at which there will be a number of invited guests. The lecture at 12.30, however, is open to the public, and the "Y" auditorium should be filled to hear this very interesting speaker tell about one of the important branches of array service. AMERICAN STEAMER SUNK IN COLLISION Washington, Oct. S.-The American steamer Westgate, of the naval overseas transportation service, has been sunk at sea with the loss of six members of her crew, in collision with the steamer American. Beautiful New Styles in Furs and Outer Garments Just Arrived by Express in Time for Thanksgiving Needs By far the most attractive and elaborate showing featured this season and that is saying a great deal when one considers the many beautiful garments we have had to show. Thanksgiving Stocks are now most complete in Suits and Coats, Skirts and Dresses, Gloves and Hosiery, Waists and Silk Underwear, Furs, Millinery, Neckwear, Silks, Dress Goods, and prices throughout most reasonable. HANDSOME NEW SUITS $50.00 to $115.00 Finest serges and broadcloths. Colors taupe; brown, navy, burgundy, etc. Most exclusive and handsome styles in plain, braided 'and fur-trimmed garments-ill most cases-just one of a kind, ' ' ALL SIZES FOR SMALL/, REGULAR AND EXTRA LARGE WOMEN UP TO 44 BEAUTIFUL NEW COATS $27.50 to $100.00 \t\ n v�rtA+,! ~ 1--i-V-j. ----- _..mi - . A wide variety of choice that you will not see in other stores outside, the large centres-Velours and Chinchillas in taupe, brown, burgundy, green, tan, now blue, etc., as well as handsome Tweeds in lovely rich colorings. 1 usy Wednesday tuty - "f s Shopping at "The Bay" on Wednesday will be time most profitably spent. Just read the following items over carefully and you will see the reason why. They have been carefully planned with this object in view, and the prices will certainly convince you. WOOL SERGE In navy, scarlet and medium blue. 44 inches wide. Regular ?2.50 yard. WEDNESDAY ONLY , $1.69 yard LADIES' HOSE 10 dozen only, Black Cashmere Hose in sizes &ys to 10. WEDNESDAY ONLY 4 pairs, $1.69 GABARDINE Of beautiful quality and 54 inches wide. Colors navy, wine, saxe, black and burgundy. Worth $2.50 yard. WEDNESDAY ONLY $1.69 -. . 'i-----........ i TOWELS Pure White Terry Towels, sue 24x42. Regular $1.75 pair. WEDNESDAY ONLY $1.29 pair SHEETS 20 pairs only. Flannelette Sheets in either white or grey. Regular $3.50. WEDNESDAY ONLY $2.99 TOWELS An extra special in this White Towel with a pink border, size 26x46. Worth $1.35 pair. WEDNESDAY ONLY 99c pair MAKE USE OF OUR REST ROOM THE BRIGHTEST AND COZIEST IN ALBERTA. HERE HERE I HERE You can meet all your friends. Jou can hear t!le latest rec- Visitors may rest iu eas^ and " ords. | comfort. NIGHT SHIRTS Men's Flannelette Night Robes-a splendid weight iu assorted stripes. Collar attached or French neck. Regular to $1.75. WEDNESDAY ONLY $1.39 PYJAMAS Boys' Flannelette Pyjamas in neat stripes. A good warm weight, sizes 8 to 10 years. Regular $1.50. WEDNESDAY ONLY $1.19 MEN'S HOSE A special value in grey wool socks of medium weight. All sizes. Regular 50c. WEDNESDAY ONLY j 3 pairs, $1.00 I -.---. i SLEEPING SUITS For the children, in winter weight. Very cosy and warm, sizes. 0 to 6. At last year's prices. $1.10 to $1.35 ! According to Size . VOILE WAISTS A very special line of above in embroidered or plain and in various models. Regular to $4.50. WEDNESDAY'S PRICE $2.28 ROMPERS Children's Serge Rompers iu navy with red ' trimming and navy with black and white .trimming, sizes 2 to 5 years. ' WEDNESDAY'S PRICE $2.00 LADIES' SLIPPERS Felt Slippers.in various colors, smartly finished with n i pom-pom on the vamp. Has leather soles and heels. Sizes 3 to S. WEDNESDAY'S PRICE INFANTS' BOOTS Soft 'soled Felt Boots in colors red, brown and white. Very dainty. Sizes 0 to 4. WEDNESDAY'S PRICE 49c pair DONGOLA SLIPPERS For ladies' wear. A very neat 4-strap slipper, Wide fitting and with Cuban heeh Sizes 2Vj to S. WEDNESDAY'S PRICE $2.29 Ohejjudson's Bay Company g RETAIL CLERKS' L Want Stores Either Closed At Six Saturdays or Weekly Half Holiday. BIG SALE OF SEAL FURS St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 8.-Two thousand Alaska seal skins for account of the United States government sold for ?103,000 at the fall auction of furs on the international fur exchange here today. The opening lot brought $75 a pelt. A lot of 652 raw Copper Island seal skins for the Russian government Bold for $14,750, while 146 Japanese seals brought $8,000. For 692 blue fox skins for the United States gpV* ernment $57,000 was 'bid. NEW A. A. G. DISTRICT NO. 10 Winnipeg, Oct. 7.-Major E. K. Batv' ton, R.C.R., today assumed the position as assistant adjutant-general of M. d. No. 10, Capt. A. W.. Tromain* was appointed general staff ottleii. ' Major Eaton, who succeeds Col. Grassie, is from Halifax.' New i , Crepes, Georgettes, Taffetas, Habutaisr etc., in plain and newest stripes, low and high collars. Splendid variety at. $6.00 to $11.50 New Furs RAT COAT 1 QO CA Special .........,' 1 Jfe.Ov Beaver Se,ts ........ $150.00 Sable Sets ____..... $190.00 Black Fox 8et� ..... $125.00 Black Wjolf Sets .... $100.00 Red Fox Setn ...... $137.50 Finest Ermine Set ... $150.00 Iceland Fox: Set ---- $45.00 Taupe Wolf 8et.....$100.00 -----*mn Hi ,i New Silks, Serges and novelty plaids and stripes in a most attractive and extensive showing, including all regular and largo sizes up to 36 inch waist band. $10.00 to $27.50 CLARKE & CO. 614 3rd Avenue South Lethbridge - Alberta New Pattern Hats $8.00 to $20.00 Fifty new models for this week's choosing; just one of a kind and all exclusive with this store. A VARIETY OF COLORS TO SUIT ALL TASTES IN A RANGE OF SHAPES AND STYLES TO SUIT EVERY TYPE OF FACE. According to a statement made to the Herald by a member o'f the Retail Clerks Association, the clerks will Bhortly approach the retail merchants with an alternative proposal for the settlement of the early closing question. The settlement, allowed the merchants in cities over 5000.provides that, as a war measure, the retail stores may temain open on Saturday evenings until nine o'clock whether or not a' weekly half holiday is granted. The local merchants have cancelled the holiday, and, under the government ruling will remain open until ' nine o'clock Saturdays. But tho retail clerks are not satisfied with this plan. They will ask the merchants either to close their stores at six o'clock on Saturdays, or to grant a weekly half holiday in case the stores- are kept open until nine o'clock Saturday evenings. A committee of the retail clerks supported by the Trades and Labor Council will shortly wait . on the Retail Merchants association with this proposal. �' AUSTRIAN PREMIER QUITS London, Oct.. 6.-Baron Von Husser-ek, Austrian prime minister, has resigned, according to an Exchange Telegraph despatch from Zurich. The best and cheapest tea in the world, bar none. Blue Ribbon Tea-British alt through.  ;