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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER in, 1915 nm LETUBKIUIJI': DAILY IIP;HAL-. PAGE NINE F I SAYS ADELEGAIE Quebec, Quo., Sept. 19.-The Trades *n 1 tjuhor conBre?B this morning Us-{eiicfi to dffforonf delegates. Those present are; John Hancock, repr-KGiitlng the British Trades and Labor |,(;ouncU; Stuart A. Haywai'd, Buffalo, Hio spoke for the American Fertera- tV'M ot Labor, nnd Mlgs Koae Schnol-(Voi'miinn, New York, of tlie Women's League ot America. Win War .First Duty. Mr! Hancock, l- be necessary to increase the school ago, abolish a/1 overtime anil even reduce the working flays in the week. " Helping the Women M^ss Schneidormann explained that ihe women's league was formed for the purpose Of abolishing the great difference in salaries paid to men and vomen for the same work. A motion sent to the congress by the Hamilton Trades and Labor council, seeking to secure the appointment of a commission to fix the price of all the necessities of ,lite in Canada, brought out: ah anihiated discussion. Resolutions adopted during the mor-iiing advocated the removal of all old wall papei- and the kalsomining of walls before new paper is applied; the making of voting hours 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. a.>wl the standardization of prices and veight ot bfead. Immigration Office Closed The immigration office at Lethbridge was closed this week by the Dominioo government, at least for the duration of the war. The inspector Mr. Primrose, received notlflcatlon ot the action of the government thin week. Jtist what arrangements will .be made for the securing of passp.orta to cross the border, has not yet, been' ksfcertained. The passports have up to the present been Issued through this office. This action baa been contemplated by the government for some time. DISTRiCI COORI The cases disposed of at District Court since yesterdaV morning Were as follows: An action by Anderson claiming the sum of |386 and costs as damages for moneys paid tor a binder purchased from the International Harvester Co. and damages suffered on account of being delayed in cutting. Hall and Cameron appeared for the plaintiff and Johnstone and Ritchie for the defendant. Judgment was given for the plaintiff. A claim ot Graham against, Mulr, et. aJ., for work done and material supplied iorfiZM, interest and costs, was diBmissed with costs. Ball and Cameron iiippeared for the pia/ntfff and Harris knd Palmer for thp defendant. Judgment wai reserved in the case of Holderson vs. Cartright, et. al.. In which the plaintiff put In a claim for damages sustained while engaged in work on a well-drilling machine, tor 1440.60 and costs. H. OsUund appeared for Holderson, Conybcaro and' Cor, for Scroggin, and Ball and Cameron for Cartright. Jn the case of the International Harvester Co. vs.. Johnson, Johnstone and Ritchie appeared for the plaintltt and S. S. Dunham for the defendant. The plaintiff sued for the sum of $55.35, the arijount of a lien.note. Judgment was given for the iwaintiff accordihg to terms of consent to judgment. The claim of the Henderson Garage against Mlstro as the maker* ot a worthless cheque presented in payment, was dismissed with costs. D. H. Elton appeared tor the plaintiff and H. Ostlund for the defendant.' "The case of BoatHe vs. Dodge County Land Co. was struck off the I.'sfs, settlement pending. McMillan vs McEwen was struck oft the Hats, while that of Bla-quire vs Heagerty vs Vye was -withdrawn. Tho case of Dean vs, Aasini; boia Music Co. was fixed for Friday, 27th. Judge JtfcNell proalded. JOeUSJOACRE ALBERTA AVERAGE Dominion Bureau of Statistics Makes That Estimate of Wheat Yield Ottawa, Sept. Ifl.-An average yield ot 12'^ bushels an acre $6.50, $7.50, $8.00 and $8.50 SATIN AND SILK PETTICOATS Good wearing qualities in shades of blue, rose, copen, green, purple and black. Special Value at...........$5.00 SILK WAISTS OC crepe, georgette, habutai and, finest voiles. The very .smartest novelties shown by eastern manufacturers. Crepe de Chine Waists, $5.00 to $8.50 Georgette Waists . $6.50 to $12.00 Striped Habutai Waists......$5.00 Very Fine White French Voiles, $3.00 up to...........$6.50 BLACK OR WHITE HABUTAI WAISTS $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00 Xeiv cot^n effects, dainty and delicate embroidery designs in all the pretty shades. Mor� New Coats For Ladies Tweed Coats Velour Coats. Beaver Coats $19.00 up to $35.00 $32.00 up to $50.0& $27.50 up to $35.00 Plush Coats, plain, $35 up to $60.00 Plush Coats, fur trimmed, and full silk lined......$50.00 to $80.00 Girls'Coats.....$7.50 up to $16,50 A Swell Range of Newest , Silks Now Ready PLAID OR STRIPE SILK ..)G inches wide marked at in a big range of colorings. $2.90, $3.50, $4.00 and $5.00 METEOR CREPE / 3.75 40 inches wide for best dresses. Beau liful colorings, per yard ................ Watson's Fall and Winter Underwear on Sale Complete stocks of this famous line of Knit Undergarments for men, women and children. COMBINATIONS FOR WOMEN V-neck, short sleeves; high neck, long sleeves; also low neck without sleeves. Selling at $1.50, $2.50, $3.00 up to $5.00 GIRLS' COMBINATIONS Medium or heavy weight. $1.50 to $3.00 MEN'S COMBINATIONS Elastic ribbed or flat woven. $2.50, $3.50, $4.00 and up to $6M BOYS' COMBINATIONS F'lat or elastic ribbed styles. Medium or heavy weight. $1.50 up to $2.75 TWO.PIECE SUITS FOR MEN. WOMEN AND CHILDREN Similar qualities and weights to the combinations in long or short sleeve styles at, per garment. $1.00, $1.50 and up to $3.00 FOR GENTLEMEN SWELL NECKWEAR JUST TO HAND Each, 50c, 75c, $1.00 up to $1.75 HOLEPROOF SOX Black and colors. 40c, 50c and 75c PYJAMAS AND GOWNS In flannelette, long cloth and fancy stripe oxfords. $1.50, $2.00 and up to $4.00 SCOTCH TWEED CAPS >. Smart styles, properly made. $1.00, $1.50 and $2.00 SOMETHING NEW IN SWEATER COATS FOR WOMEN AND ALL AT REASONABLE PRICES BRUSHED WOOL SWEATER COATS $9.00, $10.00 and $12.50 PLAFN KNIT WOOL COATS $7.50, $9.00, $10.00, $11.00, $13.00 Solid and combination colors. Becoming ihad^s of rose, paddy, emerald,' brown, peach, purple, taupe, wine and black. Come in and ice them. Make Your Selection Early of all Ready-to-wear, both in Outer and Undergarments -As prices will be higher on any repeats we are forced to make a little later in the season^. Then, again, you get best choice while the stocks are new. THE SIMPSON CO., LTD. Fourth Avenue Near Post Office WITHDRAW THIS TAG DAY Editor oI the Lethbridge Herald: Dear Sir: Some two months ago Ihe Alberta Social Service League determined on a 'Tag Day throughout the Province for Us Ghild Welfare work. The women's organizations of the province kindly offered to undertake the. work of tagging and we made a public announcement ot the same in the press some weeks. Your letter was the first Intimation we had (hat another tag day was being held in LethbrMje for Child Welfare work. Our organliatlon always works in harmony with every local body and is endeavoring to coordinate the work ot these to give them, direction nnd efficiency. We therefore Immediately withdrew our Tag Day from Lethbridge. although it i^'being held in every other city and most ot the towns of the province. It wKS  unfortuute we had not learned' ot this earlier and we desire that the public shall give every support pos-aiblo to locol organizations engaged In the Interests of the,children. Youi^ sincerely, A. W. COONE. KdmbntoD, � Generai Secretary September 17. DINNER AT SOFIA ONLY COSTS 120 Geneva, Sept. 18.-Released from military prison from Bulgaria, .SO British soldiers, including seven officers, have arrived here in a very, weakened condition, it was apparent their-suf-ferings had been more severe than those ot allied prisoners in Germany and Austria. One of the officers in speaking of the treatment he received declared the Bulgarians would remain Orientals niid would never become civilized or Europeanizod. He said the country was beginning to starve owing to the exploitation of foodstuffs by Germany. In Sofia, a dinner cpsts) ?20, a pair of shoes $S0, and a suit ot clothes $200. Throughout Bulgaria, he added, feeling against the domineering Germans is Increasing. rlrome In Belgium, says an ottjclal statement from the admiralty today. In air fighting, 11 German airplanes were destroyed. PROTEST PROHIBITION IMPORTATION OF WINES Washington, Sept. 19.-France, in a communication transmitted by Ambassador JuBserand through the state department to the senate foreign relations' committee today, joined Italy, Spain and Portugal walL D.S.O., who left Edmonton in command of the 218th (Irish Guards) ba^ talion, and who went to France, in charge of a construction battalion, has been awarded the croix de %aerre ' in recognition ot his services by the French government. Ju 1900 there were fifty automobiles owned and operated in San Franciico. AMERICAN WOMEN SAY UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER Evansville, Ind., Sept. 19.-"Unconditional surrender," is demanded of the German nation in a resolution sent today by the War Mothers of America, representing American wromen with sons at the front, holding' their convention here, to President Wilson, Gen. Pershing and ihe American troops at the front. BOMB BRUGES DOCKS Londph,- Sept. IS.-British (army and navar aviators in the last 48 hours havedropDed iS tons of bombs on tho docks at Bruges and a German air- ixed Paint I have on hand a large quantity put up in five gallon packages. COLORS GREEN, SLATE, QREY, CREAM AND WHITI V To clear I am offering it at reduce