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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAX SEPTEMBER 16, 1918 THE LETHBRtnGB- DATLY' HERALD PAGE NI>fB Mtractlvr Values in ta Goods and Silks For All Day TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY Forenoon Arwide variety of choice and an unusually attractive stock featuring plain and novelty effects that are exclusive with . this store and at prices at; low as a year ago. SPECIALS IN DRESS GOODS I SPECIALS IN SILKS 54 INCH-SERGE. Bxcdllent-quality burgundy, iMirieaindy-aud'blSck. Eine quality. . "} Oood'weight. .................----. L*tO FINE POPLINS. 39 inch. Very fine,quality. ,(}rey, brown, cardinal and cadet blue, o gpeclal..................... .......,. fa^Ov, BLACK TUSSAH CLOTH. 42 and 54 lifich T\-ldthB. Very clean'wearing cloth ami very O "yC hard to gel, $2.75 and;V.,...... J.lO HANDSOME PLAIDS. Novelty checks and ulalda In lovely variety. 38 to 42 Inch *\ (ja widths. Special'.............. ......... �i�9U , PASKET CLOTH SUITING. 54 Inches. Pure woor cloth. Colors brown, navy, green, plum, taupe and burgundy. 4 /|a ;Yard..................................... fl.UU NOVELTY WORSTED SUITING. Neat check "'with over-chock. 54 inch In taupe, navy, m (ja plum, Band, brown, etc. Yard ____ ....... 'r.DU 1.25 1.75 HABUTAI SILK. Tlaln colors pi white, flesh, old rose, cadet, paddy, black, etc. 36 inch. Special .'.............................. POPLIN SILK. Lovely quality. 36 inch in every wanted color for waisls. dresses, linings, ^etc. Special .................. CREP' eOE CHINE. 40 Jnches wide. Same good quality at last year's price. Colors ' ivory, flesh, old rose, rhouse, gold, green, navy, brown, cade , plum, burgundy, black. 1 At .......................... ...... 1.10 DURABILITY SILK for waists, underwear, children's wear, etc., .white, flesh, mouse, l "yp sky. etc. 36 inch, Special ............... i.f d NOVELTY ?ILK8. 36 inch in a very wide range of newest stripes, checks and plaids. Beautiful colorings., ?2.50 to ........................... GHARMEUSE SATIN. 40 inch. iSxtra filie quality. Colors taupe, sand, cadet, Russian, j |\|v black, etc............................... *i.UU 4.00 CLARKE & ea 614 3rd Avenue South Lethbridge - Alberta pose of asaiatliil in the grea) Knights of Columbus'and tag day to.be hold on Saturday, Sepieniber 21. The- Girls' Auxiliary will meet at the Club roonis as usiuil tomorrow night (Tuesday). This will bo the Red Cross night and every member is asked to come prepared for that work. The officers and pa.st matrons of Maple I^eaf Chapter No. 7. O.IC.S., who are to take part In the work at the October meeting, will meet for rehearsal a): the Masonic liiill on Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock sharp. Mrs. McKinuey, M.L,A., will s|)eak In ICnox church on Thiir.sdny evening at eight o'clock on^"Thi; War ot the Future." This most inteie.sting lecture will be flupplemeiitari by u .splendid program. The.-music an^'e�l�'water, gradually cooling it. Dry by gently' rubbing-'in the aun. if poaafble-but not with atroog^haat. 'lever vBROTHERS LIMITED TORONTO The .Knox Jphu^jeh fj, T. T.have re-organlzed.Jor.j^e year's ivork.with the, ;follpwing:^, officers; President, Alice Hardie; "yi.ce-presidciit', Jessie Dickie; sfecr^taryV. Nan nonooii; treasurer, AvrlLlljltlie.;., pianist, Ruth ,lack-man. Miss Nellie.-jiobinsoii was chosen president for",tlje'term of three months t.6r,the untonmeetings which are.held vin the''^;1M.C..\. on tlie 3rd Monday of each'indft'l|l iil wiuch jjight ot the .avang'eiicarcc'hiircliHs of the city units, for'"tlie-inoiithly meeting. A cordial inyitatlon�-is'''extende(] to every 'teen-age girl, in'�Lethbridge to get back into her owii.'or some, oilier Sunday school aiVd sliar'e'in the pleasure and pj'Oflt of these meetings. � . *. . ' . > > ; ;�>.> 'I'/V' > 'V : ? ROMANCE END.S IN TRAGEpV ?  � ��� . '^>;.5. � ,  � 'i ,?*.*; } Tfie following 'is'cbniiibu'ted to the Herald by Anne Merrill, a well known Canadian correspondent in lOngland: London.-At the DnchcH.s ot Con-naught's Canadian Red CroHs Hospital at Taplow on the Thiinies, an hour's run by train from London. ;uu1 which was visited recently by W. A. Buchanan, M.P., one of the Cnn^ullan editors visiting this coiintry a."! iijucsts of the Ministry of Information, tiiere is a young girl' from Lethbridge, on the nursing staff of the hospital. Alias ,Tean. ParkinsoUj who had only receni-ly arrived from Canada and who was the central figure in a rouiuuif; \>hich has just ended in tragedy. Miss Parkinson was "rn,Mged to Lieut. Clarence Sherlock. H.A.F., also of Lethbridge, who hud i-ecently be come a flying instructor. lUv.'oro starting in on his new woik, and as soon as ppssible after his fiancee's arrival in England; Lieut. ^i,erlock obtained ten. days' leave whicli low;; ftnd during tlie: duty, the two wandei'c the beautiful countrysydi' beside the river, where there a'r'' some ot the finest lovers' walks in UnKlnnd--ind Uiat is saying a groat i^ei!. tor all ot England is a wonderful sarden in the summer time. Then the young lieutenant went back to his "wm'gs" and his duty, but had an acciclbnt in almo,-she is one of the youngest of them, and was described to rile as ju.'?t a plhlc and white slip of a girl. She went immediately on night duty and is "carrying on" her work of mercy for the wounded soldiers trying to forget her own grief. A curious coincidence was the fact that the lovers, in one Of their wallvs, had strayed into the beautiful little cemetery on the Astpr^'estate, which was quite within hospital "boundfe," and while there, the young flying officer had said to his sweetheart, that if anything should "hi^ppen'.'-^ to him, he would like to be buried' tliere..' "She tried to laugli Iiiiii'out.of any thought ot such a thing aS deatli, but he insisted that one never 1aiew;*and after he was killed she received a letter, written and sealed at Uie close ot his ha:ppy holiday, tal'kiiig frankly over the, possibilities ot the future. He had been companioned with death, tor the past three and a half years he said, and he had never been afj'aid, nor even now, though deatli might be "just around the corner" and repeated the wish to be buried in the little cemetery they had visited. But ho still hoped she would never have to read that letter. It was to be posted only in ,case anything should happen to him. Yesterday I visited his grave; and saw thereon masses of liiji} lovely flow-ers thatv "only Bngland,/knows"-va white bridal-ll)te wreath from his fiancee, a pillow ot flowers from the nursing staff of the Conniaught Caua-dlan hospital, and Iributeip from his Plying Corps and from* individual friends, including Lt.-Col. Mewburn, chlot surgeon at the hospital, (of Calgary, formerly of Lethbridge), who recalled iiaving "brought the boy into the,world" twe'nty-four years ago. The fim'eral service was held'.lh the little chajiel near the cemetery, conducted by.Capt. Trench, ot EdiJfibiiton, and attended by the medical staff, nurses and other friends. Lieut. Sherlock came ov|^r with the Candlan Artillery, early in the. wail and though he had been two years in France, it seemed to be only recently that he had had this strange premonition of death. ; ' The oeniptery, whicli Mr. Buchanan also vlsltud, la unique, ljullt In a basiil-llke hollow in the hlllsidle, and surrounded .entirely by overarciiing and interlacing trees. At a Slat'tthcQ; one would find it- difficult to .discovei- its, wliereaiibuts. and 1 was .led' into its cathedrai-like retreat b>^ one of- the Canadian nurses. It wa^ about titty feet long and in the'form of .^n oval, the tloor as'level as'a'''cricket crpase. bordered and crossed y/it\i 'footpaths of marble and w|ti^ trie, ^rAyeStonog lying flat, us 'the miarbl^'%ft^lYS. '^..pnc: end was a cave-like hollow'wh^ra a marble tout stood, halt tilled with wa- SILK SALE AT "THE BAY" TUESDAY & WED. ONLY A BEAUTIFUL RANGE OF COLOR INGS IN Crepe-de-Chene Silks This silk is 40 inches wide, and the colors are maize, gold, burgundy, plum, rose, white, black, Russian, flesh, alice and grey; Perfectly new goods -only arrived last Saturday, and the regiilar value is $2.00 yard. We shall sell them Tuesday and Wednesday at per yard ter which looked as though it might have been dripping into It, from crevices in the overhanging rocks for centuries. It may be interesting to note that among the cots in the Counaught hos-pial, many were donated by Westerners, and in passing through the wards, I noticed on bras* plates such inscriptions as "The Women ot Lethbridge,',' "Pupils of Public School, Plneher Creek,'; '�Red Cross Society. Lacombe," "Officers 3rd C.M.R., Medicine Hat," "Red Cross Society, Lethbridge," "Louise Mewburn, Calgary," ''Gradu-aie Nurses' Association, Medicine Hat,*, "Mr.. and Mrs. Charles Rick, Claresholm," "Blairmore," "Prank,", and many others/ ANNE MERRILL.   � > : ? : : > : * �: GENERAL  : * > .> .> .> .> .> � The woinen of Manitoba, next week are going to undertake the largest individual task of war work they have yet accomplished in a given short time. T^venty thousand women, affiliated through a skein ot over 600 societies, of many and various names I and purposes, are all going to come' togetlier for this one task. Every woman's war-working society in the city and province is being invited to join and imdertake a definite share of the whole.' , This is what the women are go;ng to do in' one month: ^ Knit 20.000 pairs of woolen socks. Jlake 10,000 khaki handkerchiefs. Fashion G.OOO great warm wool scarfs. .. ; Knit 6,000 wiiiter-trench caps. [ Knit; 6,006 pairs ot initts., . ,. And ^6r good measure will provide 6,000 regulation military shirts. This sounds like real patriotism. XTbis Meek in the Cftt Cburcbes Knox-The Ladies' Aid are arrangrt Ing to have parcels couslstiag of cake,. SOX, etc., sent to the boys at the front' t..^r Xraa*. The ladies ot thn congre-ga{lon are asked to be^in knitting at once. Thursday evening, Mrs. McKin-ney, M.P.P., of Claresholm, i.". le.ctur-lug in Knox churcu under tlie auajpic-es of the W.C.T.IT. Sub.iBCt, "The wax pt the future." Friday evening, fchcir piiictice. � Vyesley-Monday at 7.30, Camp Fire Oirls. Wednesday at 7.U0, Boy Scouts. Every boy is urged to be on time. 8 p.m.. Union prayer serviea in AVesley hall c.onducted by Dr. Eetts, the r.ep-re.-?entni.ive of the Rev. W. H. Stevens, Friday at S, Choir practics. Please note ihe change ot night from Thursday to Friday. United-^Union prayer service will be held in Wesley Hall on Wednesday evening at 8. ' , : St. Augustin'*-There will be a congregational meeting of St. Augustin's church next Wednesday evening at 8130 m. tiiei hall, at which it is hoped that there will be & large attendance. St. Patrick't-There will be a meeting tonight pit;the ladles In regard-tb the Tag.;day on Saturday next (Sept. 21gi'), as*' the Dauglltiers of the Empire have- postponed their 'Tag Day until :Sept.' 28th. -'''..l.''/' � � -fi-:-. St. Miiry'a-Tuesday 8,00,'Teachers' meeting  in':the vestry.; v Wednesday 7,30, -Boy. Scouts; 8.30, Parochial a��o-clatibri. Tiiiirsaay,7.45, a. ,cA. BViday 8.00, InterCesslonVsiririce;; 8)30, Cholir practice. . "-'�,.�'�:- r- -r:'^.-. . ' L.;b;;S^Rellef.Sflicieti^in^ts at the L; p.; si-church^at 2.30.-Subject\ Gene- Chrf�tlan. Selene*-Wednesday 8 n-. m:-Refeutar �weeklyVtesllmoay meeting.., ,'.:'\\ V -. Chrlitian,. Church-Prayer meeting Wednesday at Wesiey church, to meet Mr. -B'e'ttsi -bhe forerunner of Union meetings; Choir practice Thursday evening in the church. Friday 2.30 Ladies Aid at the church, CONGRATULATES CZECHS. Waahlngton, Sept. 18.^ - Premier Lloyd George, on behalf oi! the, British war cabinet, has sent a cablegram to Prof. ThOB. Masaryk, president of the Czechoslovak Laapie, congratulating him on the /work being doiie by the Czechoslovak forces In Siberia against the Germans and Aus-trians. MINERS' STRIKE New Glasgow, Sept. 16-The Pictou county collieries are all idle today as the result of a strike by employees fO|r Increased wages. > VOCALIOM ''T*ME tbhe of "this wonderful new phonograph is � � fuller, deeper and infinitely richer than you have ever heard before' from "any sojindjrepto-� ducirig instrument. ; * , ' Its revolutionary tqne control-the Graduola- . permits an absolutely perfect-:a;nd