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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE TEN WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER FURNITURE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL PRICES ON Congoleum Rugs COMPLETE. ALL SHADES AND SIZES. 0x9. Our Sale i Sale Our Sale Price............... 3x12. Our Sale Price.............., OUR FURNITURE STOCK LARGER TiiAN EVER. PRICES CLOSER THAN THE CLOSEST. 20 NEW DAVENPORTS 10 NEW NEW BEOS. tOO NEW COIL SPRINGS. E. J. HILL CO. To Promote More Co-operation Between Railways and Public Montreal, Oct, a result made by gov- tfnment that during the period of tht war there thuld be closer co- operation between the railways of Canada, an association has been formed by lines corresponding to the railway's war board of Un- ited with the object of se- curing greater co-opsrallan, not only between the them- but also between the rail- and the public. The new board will be fcnown as the Cmadlan Railway association lor Na- tional Defense and will bare genera] authority to formulate In detail a pol- icy of operation of all or arir of toe ralhnys for the co-ordlnatlns ot in- dustrial acllTilles toward lha prosecu- the.war anfl for rendering the moat Efficient possible serrlce to the BBlionil cause. It Is expected Uiat throuib heiTler loading ol cars, ellm- taatlop of unnecessary train service, the co-opera Life nse of all facilities, etc., io the best edTanLage, the coun- try's needs may beJt AL' the suggestion1 ot tie Canadian (OYernmeiit the prealdwiis of adian Pacific, Lord EhauEtnessr, the Grand Trunk. Howard" G. Kelley. and the1 Canadian, Northern, Sir William Mackenzie, and Alfred Smith for the American railroads have formed them- selreg an executive committee- By lie direction of this commlllee lie ad- minis tratlTe" board was named as fol- lows: U. E. Glllen, Grand Trunk, chair- man; C. A. Hays, Canadian govern- ment railways; D. Hanna, Cana- dian N'grloern; tE. Bronner, .Michigan Central; Ji H. Walsh. Quebec Central: Sir George Burr, Canadian Pacific Ballivay, and F. F. Backhus, Toronlo, H ami 11 cm and Brentford. consisllng ot Ihe following has been named: W. 'A. Klngsland, Canadian North- era; "William C.G.R.; A. E. Locfce. T. H. and B_ J. E. Duval. G.T. H.; A. Hallon, C.P-R, and W. A. Grif- fin, T. and N. O. Sub committees reporting to the ad- ministrative committee will be calab- listied In each province and be tdded to from lime lo lime. The. head office ot the association will be In Montreal. NEWOFfEMNOW Aided by German Men and Ma- terial Are Attacking the Italians Home, Oct. Autrlani vj %ave concent rate'd atrone forcw on Is? ibe Italian front for offeDslve pur- poiei, arm; headquarters announced rodi.y, A Urge proportJon of these troops ire German acd the _aift- I terlil emrlorcd Is IlkewlEe of Germiti orlBio. The Tar office annonncement de- cUrec iha enemy's blow will fled the Italian tropa "steady and prepared." Sayi Offensive Opened. Oct. An AustroGennaa offensive has been Ibe Italian front, army 1'NEWKt FIDS Clllzens will aid the fanda great war next-of-kla by atlendlcg the whist drive and dance of Ibis or- ganization en Friday evening aeit at the Veterans club. Arrangements hare teen made for a very enjoyable Lime. London, Oct. following In- surrounding Iho anti-U-boat warfare have been, from recent admiralty records: "One ol our coastal airships sighted a tleimer la distress. It was found that she had been torpedoed but tbat she- was The airship sum- moned tugs by wireless and accom- panied them toward port to protect tho steamer. While thus engaged the airship sighted a U-boat's conning tower five miles southeast, manoeuvr- ing for another shot at Ihe sLeamer. "Tbe airship Instantly wirelessed the position of the submarJpe to all the warships in tho vicinity and then swooped ilown to attack. Tho sub- I marine dived, but U was too laie. bombs were dropped simultaneously la front or the of tho U-boat's descent and violent eiploslous were followed by oil and air bubbles In larse Quantities. A destroyer Inves- tigating sweeps located a large obstruction on the bottom, "The same alrslilp convojlus vest bound merchantmen, sighted the track ot a torpedo aimed at one ol Ibe mer- chantmen. Tho submarine, relying on the rough sea for concealment, bad daringly dived beneath the armed es- cort and torpedoed Its victim. The weallicr was very bad, but tha.air- ship, at a speed of ninety miles hour, followed the res [dual track ot tho torpedo until 11 sighted tbe out Hue of the submarine proceeding vest- ward. airship turned and released bombs above tbe sinister shadow. The explosion was followed by a vast emission ot air A calcium flare wa's dropped to mark the spot nail boats made assurance doublr sure by depth charges. "A British oUer was torpedoed at dawn In very thick iveather. A patrol ship circled round at high spued, eii- dearoring to sight Iho enemy. Aller n quarter of an hour an object was sighted through thevtafck mist ou the starboard. The patrol promptly al- tered Its course and rammed n large submarine abaft Ihe conning tower. The U-boat rolled completely over with a violeut eiplos.'on and raalshetl. Two men were seen struggling in the water, one of whom was made pris- oner. i "Tben tha officer coinmaudlns a motor launch sighted a drifting mine while a heavy sea was running. At tempts to sink (ho mine by gun fire Tailed. Darkness was approaching; after which the nvne would hare lieeu lost to sight and would have drifted away, menacing navigation. The offi- cer Joirered a boat and pulled: toward the mine, which now and- then was visible as a..wave; broke ih'foa'm.bvcri its rcund'tdp and sinister horns.'Hav- ing pulled as close as he dared, the officer, jumped overboard, and swam pi'e roine, TfUh_ a_, whlchi lie passed through enabling the launch lo tow tbe mine Into, smooth water, where It was de- stroyed. "The officer's _ act Vas one of greil' daring1 as the ring liolt could'only "lie reached with xlhe greatest difficulty, and a raiatake or ah Inadvertent touch of one of the horns vould have brought the episode to a swill con- clusion." i AT PRINCE ALBERT. PrincB Oct. the B8L men so far parsed by the medical board as rit for mlHUry ser- vice ID the various categories only two have reported for service. Men TCBistsring at the postofflce BO far are 101 of'whom 99 have- made ap- plication for exemption. WANTS TO KNOW. Paris, Oct. Victor Aug- ngneur announces 111 at" he will Jnter- the lovernment in the cham- headquarters annonnce4 today. Ger- deputies on Thursday as to the nan wd Austrian Infantry this morn- jrhlchf captured the foremost Italian 'positions near' Flltach arid Tolmlno' 1 In the north eru portion of-tbe i Balnftlrta plateau. FAMOUS DOCTOR KILLED Paris, Oct. Albert Daslre, m member of Ibe Academy of Sciences knd the "Academy ot Medicine and "'a noted physiologist, hilled day In an automobile accldenL lo part with foreign minister, M. Rlbot, REALLY INSANE Montreal, OcL SlaLen of In charge of Ihe asylum at xingue Point yesterday convinced (f. Justin Bruneau ID the superior that Charles Auger had been Deri In, Oct. front between the Gull of Riga and on tbe Dvfna (he German troop? have been withdrawn without Interruption from the army headquarters an- nounced today. The withdrawal loot place Sunday night. On French Front, Berlla, Oct. their attack on tbe Alsne front yesterday the French at fJrst pressed forward quickly, bul I bier their thrust was arrested by Ihe German reserves, says I CM] ay's offic- ial communication. The French troops In their attack adds the statement, drove lonvatd to the villages of Allcmanl and Cha- Tignon and Ihe poalllons 'lying be- HOIilllDOII'lM CWES IF WS mm If CroM, Fcvcrlth, Sick, Bllloiif, Clcin Little Llvir-and legally cooslgnefl .to the asylum and alile. Lwcen these points became unlea- there. The case telore the court was filed througb Auger'a coun- sel, (o have him net free. Ilia Kite produced doctors' at to Lli A Untlrc (odar MTM i ilci cblld Uimorrow. Children slmpl; -will not "Uke tbe. tint trom plaf to eraplr tbelr boweli, which become clogged op wltt liver set! jlueeish, atom tOOT. Look it the tongue, raolber! H coil- or cblld Is cross, lev- rrieh, reillcBa, doein'l eat keartllr, full 6fi. cold or liis tore tbrMl. OT oUer chlldren'B all- faint, a tewpobofol 01 "Callrorn- ioa't Trorry, "li peffecilrbunileis, and :ln a [ew. bours alii (Mi nd ferraentlnc DELUGED WITH FORMS Calgary, OcL offices of Ihe iUtarf.leVvlce rcflslrar are Ktill 09. ling deluged report forms, fly i53 momiDg's mall 782 recclr- cd, 50 of rwere reports lor jrr. viio nnJ T57 claims of exemptl n. llil lotal lo date il'Cnd) at ol itesc are czemptloa claims and 803 reports for lervlce. I 3 ute, will getitfj' fmore out of tbe J you rhivc wftJJ, cleana- it (be'tlnCtreftlinent glroa In'jLfljr' alckneflg. counterfeit Ifg syrups Ask foar druggist for "a bottle of "Cal WEDDINO INTERRUPTED. Wlnnlpee, Oct. wedding of Harry a. Gardiner, lals of Toronto, lo a local actress was tnterrupled jealerday If James do- tectlve, who arrived with a warrant for tho arrest of (he bridegroom, charging him with forgery. MATTER OF STEEL EXPORTS Oltawa, Oct. c. O'Hara, deputy minister ol trade and com- merce, lelt for Washington this af- IcrnooD. In Wsjulnjlon, Mr.. O'llara will confer with the United gtalea priority committee In regard lo Rleel and olher ciporta from tho Uolied Stales to Canada. CAN. NAVY MEN DROWNED Ottawa. Od. naral t During the withdrawal, the German advance ballerles -had lobe blown up and left lo the French. REGISTRATIONS IN N, S. HlUfai, S., offlcla1 registrar reports that, un In- 2.301 "men have registered under the Jlllltafy Serrlce Act, Of this.number 35S hare report ad asked for eietnption. SUPPORTS OOVT, Toronto, Oct. Afacaulay, of Liberal candidate In North his de- cision to support'.Ihe union, govern- ment. In an open letter lo. the elec- tors he points out that the new cabi- net Is "mado up not of non-party men but of eipcrlencet] leaders of both parties In whom Iho followers have confidence." WONDERFUL OLD'LADV Now York, Ott.- Kf-5ma .Bern- Sardt l.i 7.3 years old (oday. Shejs ai prc.icnt making oric ot tbo most ar- duous toura of bor career and wll' spend her birthday In Davenport Iowa. She la reported In excelled' bcalld. TEST VALIDITY OF ACT. Vancouver, Ocl, will be to test tbo of the which has full mcni announces thai Walter DoVcodtj W33 announced at a meeting of tho children of all or Liverpool, Midland, a pelijr otiicer picture AsROCTaUon of (ho and-for, grown iipn plainly print Jn the Royal Naval Canadian Volun iirovJace that Ihe funds hal been and for, grown iipn plainly print Jn the Royal Naval Canadian Volun that Ihe funds hal 1 tie and leer and William J. Barry, of raise-l for Liking lejfll action it fa macle by the "CalUornl- I VnlcarWer, Que., a aeaman, also ID ihit sir Charles KlbbarL Tupper Srrdp I ho reserve, bavo been drowned, taen reulDOd. Splendid Bargains at STOCKS ARE LARGE AND WELL ASSORTED THROUGHOUT. BOUGHT RIGHT TO SELL RIGHT. LOW PRICES WITHOUT REDUCED'QUALITY WILL BE SEEN IN OUR READY TO WEAR COATS AND DRESSES. ALSO IN THE STAPLE AND DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENTS. A FINE STOCK OF GIRLS' WINTER COATS PLUSHES, CHINCHILLAS, TWEEDS AND BLANKET CLOTHS. SIZES S TO Prices range from to ?U.OO Sizes 4 to 7 years to WE ARE SHOWING THE VERY LATEST IN FANCIES. AND PLAIDS. ALSO THE NEW SHADES IN PLAIN SILKS. Fancy Stripes and Plaids, 36 inches wide at Plain 3fi in. Pussy Willow D-iCiii'ss and Soft Taffetas, at up to Proud of Our Boys' Department liundrcds of Swell aurt OveiTOiils Now Kcady. Little Boys' up (o jiir.afl Hoy's Suits, 24 to 29 at (o Boys' Suits, 30 to 35 at.................... to Lit lie, Boys' SwellTot) Coats-----................ JJiv.flO anil Big Roys' '..........-........___flr.OO to up to and WPpD :MITTS, cTIESj UNDERWEAR AND HEAVY HOSIERY. Furs are More Popular Than Ever Before OUR STOCK IS MUCH LABOER RIGHT NOW. ARRIVALS OF NEW STOCKS FROM THE EAST, THE LAST VyEEK HAS SWELLED THE STOCK TO DOUBLE ITS FORMER SIZE. Seal Muff iinfl Neck IMeces at'per set and ?75.0ft Sable Sets to Fox .Sets at up to 'Black'Wolf Sets and Natural Wolf Sets and Natural Lynx ami Black Ku.ssian Dog.Sets....... to Japanese Fox Sets I Civet Cat Set. Special Natural 1'o.ssuiii Set for............................... Fine Beaver Set. A Few Very Special Prices on Ladies' Fur Coats Ladies' Natural Eat Coat............___.. ...___............___......... Ladies' Natural Kat Extra quality................. Ladies' Hudson Seal-Coat EXTRA SPECIAL VALUES WOMEN'S NEW STYLE GOOD WASHING KITCHEN (Splendid range of patterns and sizes. ALL OVER With sleeve, good pattern's, fast colors. Special each 01KLS BOYS WOOL KMT At, cacli.............................. 25c BOYS' Navy and groy. Eaoli g9c LADIES' In black dog. Vovy special, each WIDE STIJU'E per ynnl WHITE TUKKISH each :U-.wl.: 15C HEAVY TWEED DRESS 42 ihcli. Al pcr._yard .v. 9 STAMPED IIUCK TOM'KLS- Spolcinl, caclv.........-.-...... 25c BATTENBTJHG TABLE Largo cnoiigli to fiover dining table, Each and THE SIMPSON LIMITED '-V- FOTJKTJI ;