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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3,1918 THE LETHBRFDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE IE (Special to tho Herald) Edmonton, April 3.-The bill amending the Lethbridge city charter wns passed Wednesday in the municipal law committee after approval had been Kivon the city to levy a floor space tux or a tax on a rental basis which ever method was preferred. W. S. Hall represented the city. MOTHERS, LISTEN! When-work exhausts your strength, when your nerves are irritable and restless, when ambition Ian and you feel rundown, you need and need quickly the rich, creamy, nourishing f lodin SCOTTS EMULSION to check your wasting powers, en* liven your blood and buMd up your nerve force. 5cof f'�is help- " ing thousands and will give you the strength you need, Scott & Bo woe, Toronto. Out. Judge Discharges Those Arrested In Quebec Riots 17-15 MILLIONS DIE Xvary year from Consumption, Millions could have been saved if only common sense prevention bad been used in the first stage. It TOO iAHE a Sufferer from Asthma, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Pleurisy, Weak Longs, Cot|gh n& Colds-all Diseases loading tip to Consumption-> Tuberculosis, YOU ABE interested In Dr. Strandgard's T. B. Medicine, Write lor Testimonials and Booklet. SB. BTBAITDOABD'B HBDICHTS OO, ass-sss Teac* Strwt, TotoaM. ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR 8ERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full Information apply to Agents sr Company's Office, 270 Main St., : - Winnipeg. REPAIR WORK ESTIMATES GIVEN Turner & Bell PLUMBING, 8TEAM AND HOT WATER HEATING, GA8 FITTING. PHONE 598 650 SIXTH ST. S. 94-12 Quebec, April 3.-This afternon. Justice Langeller discharged forty-six men who had been taken into custody at the time of the rioting Monday night, it having been established that they were only spectators. Eleven men agaimt whom more serious charges have been preferred were given a preliminary hearing, Quebec, April 3.-General Lesssrd this morning stated that, he hoped that tho rioting was now over. If. however, there was a renewal of it the military would not hesitate to' use all means to suppress it. Soldiers on the Btreets picked up a number of suspicious characters last, night. Several of them were found to be tarrying revolvers and one man bad a knife up his sleeve. The express companies have been notified by the military that they must not carry fire arms and ammunition or hieh explosives to Quebec; Hold Men For Service / Quebec, April 3.-When Judge Langeller took his seat in the court of special sessions.of the peace this morning to conduct the preliminary, hearing into the' cases against the sixty-two men arrested in connection with the rioting here Monday night, it -was announced that none of the prisoners had been released from the citadel by the military. General Lessard announced that iue men under arrest are to be categorized-that is, examined to eee if they come under the Military Service Act, and that until this work is completed the men will not be turned over to the civil authorities. Judge Langeller adjourned the cases till this afternoon and intimated that he would communicate with the department of justice at Ottawa for instructions. A number of lawyers were present-to represent the prisoners, who intimated that it was understood that the men had given their promises to Judge Langeller when they appeared before him in the citadel yesterday to appear this morning for preliminary hearing that they would be given their liberty. They asserted that if the prisoners were not. liberated on bail this afternoon they: would apply for writs of habeas corpus. Sixty-one of the prisoners are men whose homes are in Quebec. Two of them bear English names. Many IN FIVE MINUTES! NO INWGESTION. GAS Ofi' SOUR. ACID STOMACH THE MOMENT �PAP*t> *IAPB*>-BIN" REACHES THE BTOMACH ALL DISTRESS GOES. of the men detained come under the Military Service Act. They will be examined by the military doctors and If fouud fit will be incorporated in the army. The failure of the rioters to continue their disturbances lust, night has relieved the tension here, though the general feeling is that further troubles may Uevelop. The disposition of the prisoners Is a matter that can be used by provocateurs to incite the people. The tactics of ImbI night, when practically all transportation service leading into the part of the city where the outbreak occurred Monday night was held up and which are regarded as responsible for preventing the mob reaching their old meeting places, will he continued tonight. Pilgrimages are being organized to the chapel of Notre Dame IJe Lourdes to pray for peace in the city. A number of other men were arrested today for carrying concealed weapons. Offers Soldiers �Winnipeg, Apr. 3.-Lieut. Colonel Dan McLean has offered for service in Canada to quell insurrection or riots, the services of the battalion of Winnipeg infantry under his command, a battalion of full strength and comprising 50 per cent returned soldiers. Colonel McLean recently returned from overseas service. SEED AND TABLE * POTATOES For Sale in Car Lota; Also TIMOTHY AND PRAIRIE HAY Write for Prices: Kenneth R. Simpson oVCo. CALGARY, ALTA. Dealer in Potatoes, Hay, Eggs, Etc. "Really does" pat bad stomach in order-"really doss" overcome indigestion, dyspepsia, gas, heartburn and sourness in five minutes-that-Just that-makes Pape's Dlapepsln the largest selling stomach regulator in the world. If what you eat ferments into stubborn lumps, you belch gas 1 and eructate sour, undigested food and acid; tongue coated; your insides (Iliad wltp bite and indigestible waste remember the moment "Pape's Diapep-ln" comes in contact with the stomach all such distress vanishes. It's truly astonishing-almost marvelous, and the joy is its harmlessocss. A large fifty-cent oase of Pape's DIs-pspsin will give you tv huadred dollars' worth of satisfaction or your druggist nanus you your money 6ack. , It's worth its weight in gold to men and women who ca's't get their stomachs regulated. It belongs in your hi>nre-should alwsys be kspt handy In esse of a sick, sour, upsdt stomach during the day or night. It's the quickest, surest snd most harmless stomach regrlstor in the world.-Ad. cMM OF CANADA With Cub la the tea* Yob Caa lay to \ Advaataie You know hev verythkg costs more when you have to buy on credit. Why not practice self-denial for a while if necessary, open a Sayings Account in the Union Bank of Canada, and with the money in hand, buy at Cash prices? The discounts will help to swell your bank balance, and you will have made a good start towards financial Independence. LETHBKidGE BRANCH -  F. W. NICHOLSON, Manager  F. V. Cavers, Manager  J. Blackwood, Manager CARDBTON BRANCH BARON8 BRANCH - Notice to Engine Owners! THE IMPERIAL OIL Ltd. Will be pleased to quote price* on the best grades of GASOLINE, COAL OIL, LUBRICATING OILS AND GREASES PHONE 535 1720 8ECOND AVE. 8. 52 STATIONS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA F SPEED UP DRAFT OF Washington, Apr. 3.-Measures to speed up the draft program are in contemplation and an official announcement is expected soon. The intention is to meet the emergency in France. For that reason the 800,000 men called this year, will be called more rapidly than was previously planned. War department officials said no arrangements were in sight looking to calling out more than the 800,000 men it was planned to take into the service. II SHIPS SUNK, London, Apr. 3.-The steamer -Con-argo was torpedoed in the Irish Sea on Sunday morning, according to the Kvening News today. This vessel is a British steamer of 4130 tons gross and owned by the Commonwealth of Australia. \ At about the same time, the newspaper states, the Greek steamer Sal-amina of 31112 tons was sunk by gun-fire. About fifty men are reported miss ing from the two vessels. FIRE DAMAGES ONT. SHIPBUILDING PLANT Toronto. April 2.-Fire, believed to be due to defective wiring, broke out in the shipbuilding plant of the Thor-ion Works on the water front at the foot of Bathurst street, shortly before six o'clock this evening and the fine plant and contents with the exception of one practically completed ship ready for launching were destroyed. The loss is placed at $400,000 with in surauee to $200,000. / HONOR AMERICANS London, Apr. 2.-The Carlton club,  the principal Conservative olub in London, has voted honorary memberships for twenty American officers who are to be nominated by Walter Hlnes Page, the American ambassador. Previously the only outsiders, admitted to the club have been General Botha, premier of South Africa, and Sir Robert Borden. Washington. Apr. 3.-An indication that heavy French reinforcements arc being brought up rapidly to the point on the Western front where the Germans appear to have concentrated their strongest, efforts to break through, is carried in information received at the British war mission today. The French forces, it was said, have extended tfoelr line to Thennos, near the Lucer Uiver. This enables the British to shorten their own line and to concentrate their forces. ' Hun Losses Heavy London, Apr. ;>.-"There is no question but that the German losses in the past fortnight have been vefy considerably heavier than ours," Major General F. B. Maurice, chief director of military operations at the war office, said today. General �Maurice indicated his belief that further gigantic battles were in prospect on the western front. "For the moment," he said, "after a series of battles, the front both north and south of the Somme has reached a condition of stability. But we are only at the beginning of April which is earlier than the beginning of the offensive last year, and a whole year's campaigning season is still before us. *It would be futile to think the German operations are at an end.'' Not Supreme Yet The Germans, General Maurice stated, were making a great effort in the air at a time when the allies were somewhat crippled by the loss of many airdromes and much equipment. "The German principle," he went an, "is to concentrate everything on whatever they undertake. This principle is being applied to the western front. That is why they stopped bombing London. While the allies still retain superiority in the airland a preponderance in men and machines, wo are far' from having anything like command of the air. Tho enemy is able to take as many photographs as he requires and to conduct the necessary reconnaissance and scouting by airmen." To drive a tank, handle the guns, and sweep over the enemy trenches, takes strong nerves, good rich blood, a good stomach, liver and kidneys. When tho time comes, the man with red blood in liis veins "is up and at it." Pie has iron nerves for hardships-an interest in his work grips him. That's the way you feel when you have taken a blood and nerve tonic, made up of Blood root, Golden Seal root, Stone root,Cherry bark, and rolled into a sugar-coated tablet and sold in fifty-cent vials by almost all druggists for past fifty years as Dr. tierce's Golden Medical Discovery; This tonic, in liquid or tablet form, is just what you need thisYpring to give you vim, vigor and Vitality. At the fsg end of a hard winter, no wonder you feel "run-down," blue, out of sorts. Try this "Medical Discovery" of Br. Pierce's. Don't wait! To-day is the day to begin 1 A little "pep," and you laugh and live. MUST PAY TAX AS WELL AS OTHERS (Special to the Herald)-Edmonton. April 3.-Pointing out that the provincial government was spending $50,000 annually in connection with the operation of the coal mines of Alberta, and that the sum of $25,000 was being voted with view to assisting in the development of a wider market. Premier Stewart informed, Wednesday morning, a deputation of,the mine owners who appeared to protest against the proposed, ten cents per ton tax on coal shipped off the mine property that they would have to contribute their share towards the revenue of the province the same us other sections of the community were being and would be called to do. The premier made a frank statement of the whole situation in regard to the coal industry, and asserted again that if transportation could be so arranged that the coal could be shipped out at other periods than at sot time of the grain rush, fifty per cent, of the difficulties i would be relieved. He admitted that the industry was not making the money it would if capital were invested in other ways but he claimed that effective organization,among the mine owners- themselves combined with improved transportation would secure the eastern market as far an Winnipeg which was the natural fielo tor the coal of Alberta. The deputation which numbered about three dozen operators represent ed the Western Coal operators association; the Northern Alberta Coal Operators Association, the Drumheller Association, and independent mines. S. B. Woods, P. L. Naismith, A. J. Lovatt, Montreal, (North American Collieries), and S. L. McMullen. Drumheller, spoke in support of the protest, and asserted that the industry could not" bear the burden. A fraction of an Increase in cost they declared would be n determining factor in shifting the ! field of supply farther west from the around the industry was trying to secure in Manitoba. Govt. Should Control. I Premier Stewart telling the delegation frankly that he believed the in-! dustry should contribute something to j the government tof the province said ! that they felt strongly that the government should have control of the utility, and that the matter had been taken up with the Dominion government. He was hopeful they would get control of the natural resources, and alluded to his visit to Ottawa, and the conference that would be held in regard to the matter at mid-summer. Alluding to a report that, had been given out after the conference in Ottawa he declared that no matter what the coal mine owners might have asked he made no suggestion that American' coal should be shut out of the Canadian market. He believed they could meet that competition if placed on a fair footing, and ho' said he* wanted to tell the mine owners that the business had not been organized to meet the competition. THURSDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS 1J/2 lb. packets North West Sodas .each Thursday ..................'....... Seed Squaw Corn, rer lb. � Thursday ......................... Good Standard Flour, '10 lb. sacks. Thursday ........................ b. C. Onitiis, 7 Ics. Thurgdny ......................... 4 lb. Palls Finest Orange Marmalade. Thursday ........................ 35c 50c 2.90 . 25c 77c Royal Crown Cleanser, 3 for Thursday ............................. Apex Brand Raspberry and Apple Jam, 4 lb. pails. Thursday ........................, Welcome Soap Powder, per packet Thursday .............................. Egyptian Lentils, 2 lbs. Thursday.............................. Finest Jap Rice, 2 lbs. Thursday ............................. 25c 69c 25c 35c 25c Deliveries Every Hour Ijjlflhe fadsorfs Baa (ffopana^ DF $2 A BUSHEL Winnipeg,;. Apr. 3.-At today's session of the hoard of grain supervisors, George Fisher, representing the Winnipeg grain exchange, recommended that, the guaranteed minimum price for the 1919 wheat crop be $2 a bushel. The suggestion was accepted without, comment by the board. Mr. Fisher was supported by other grain men In his suggestion that a diversion charge be made legal for grain diverted by the grain supervisors- The suggestion was opposed ny the Uana. dian council of agriculture. Dr. Magill chairman of the grain supervisors, opposed the suggestion that the board of supervisors ask for power to control flour prices. Dr. Ma-gill thought this would infringe on the powers of the food control board. Much discussion followed on this suggestion. Hon. George Langley, Saskatchewan, and A. K. Godfrey, chairman of private elevators section of tho Winnipeg grain exchange support-' ed this move. A private meeting of the board of grain supervisors was held this afternoon to consider the various recommendations made at the public meetings. BIBLE STUDENTS ARRESTED Winnipeg, April 3.-A number of raids have been made by military authorities on the domestic premises of International Bible Students in Winnipeg and as a result have made a number of arrests. What'the Press Agents Say AT STARLAND -An exceptionally strong bill is being advertised by Starland for tonight and tomorrow. The feature will be "Without a Soul," featuring the Universal favorite, Clara Kimball Young. It is a society drama in iflve parts, and contains a story of gripping interest and appeal. In addition to this Eplendid feature, an exceptionally good Strand comedy, a Mutt and Jeff cartoon comedy, and a Canadian Topical Review will be shown. This is the first of these Canadian gazettes to be shown here; and as these are something new much interest is attached to the showing. AT THE ORPHEUM The powerful part of "a man of iron determination", is acted by the $100,000 star, William Farnnm. in the latest AVilliam Fox release, "Battle of Hearts," at the Orpheum tonight and tomorrow. Martin Cane (Mr. Farnum), owner of a fishing fleet and a man of iron, even in seeking love, admires Maida Rhodes' (Miss Furry), daughter of a fisherman. His advances,, however, are repulsed by Maida, who has centered her love on Joe Sprague, a worthless, shiftless youth of the village. And Joe returns her affections with what he believes to be love. Cane, driven to desperation by the contempt of tho girl, goes to see in the face of a heavy storm anil despite the pleas of his men. His fishing fleet, is obliged to follow, the men are caught in a nor'easter, the ships are wrecked, one sailor is drowned and Martin Cane himself cast upon the beach close to death. Smugglers find the unconscious sailor. AT THE EMPRESS Much has been said about, the value of the sensational photoplay, "The Honor System," at. the Empress for the last time tonight, and in tho general human sympathy aroused from this angle one might lose sight of the other great and distinguishing qualities of this master drama which IX. A. Walsh directed and which William Fox is presenting. Eliminating the great moral story, the powerful record of human love and sympathy, and judging it from the viewpoint, of a spectacle, one is forced to the conclusion that it is one of the finest pieces at realism the motion picture stage has yet seen. The most moving scene is when the cowpunchers and rangers of one town dash madly on their mustangs and cayuses to the rcjscue of their pals in another border town. It has been raided by Mexican bandits, and Mr. Walsh's scene makes VJIlia's Columbus raid look like a game of croquet. The word has been brought to the boys of Lariat by Joe Stanton, the hero. In a whirlwind of passion they ride across the desert ,the American flag at the head, and save the town. AT THE MAJESTIC In the big motion picture production, "Fighting Odds," written by Roi Cooper Megrue and Irvin S. Cobb, A CHILD'S TONGUE SHOWS IF LIVER OR BOWELS ARE ACTIVE If Cross, Feverish, Sick, Bilious, Olive Fruit Laxative at Once. . St. Catkabikxs, Ost.~� Several, years ago, when convalescing after a serious illness, I took a half dozen bottles each of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and Favorite Prescription as tonics. I cannot praise these medicines loo highly for the'benefit I received-'my health was completely restored. I always take pleasure in recommending these two' of Dr. Pierce's remedies."-Mas, Flouxgc Looan, 33 Beach Street.     . "� �  HEAD CANADIAN   RED CROSS RESIGNS *  London, April 3.-Colonel ?  Hodgetts, Canadian Red Cross   commissioner has resigned. ? ) The,resignation has Wen ac-   cept^d," ,.,f ..,   ��> O  * � VINOL MAKES GOOD BLOOD Positive-Convincing Proof Many to-called remedies for anaemia are only so in name. Their makers are afraid to prove their claims by. telling what their medicines contain. The only way to be honest with the people is to let them know what they are paying for. Here la the Vinol formula. When the doctor knows what a medicine contains, it ceasea to be a "patent" medicine. Every mother realizes, after giving her children "California Syrup of Figs," that this-Is their ideal laxative, because they love Its pleasant taste and it thoroughly cleanses the tendor little stomach, liver and bowels without griping. When cross, irritable, feverish or breath is bad, stomach sour, look at the tongue, Motiier! If coated, give c teaspoonful of this harmless "fruit, laxative," and in a few hours all the foul, constipated waste, sour bile and undigested food passes out of the bowels, and you have a well, playful child again. When its little system is full of cold, throat sore, has stomach ache, diarrhoea, indigestion, colic-remember, a good "inside cleansing" should always bo the first treatment given. Millions of mothers keep "California Syrup of Figs" handy; they know a teaspoonful today saves a sick child tomorrow. Ask your druggist for a bottle of "California Syrup of Figs," which has directions for babies, children of all ages an dgrown-ups printed on the bottle. Beware of counterfeits sold here, so don't bo fooled. Get the genuine, made by "California , Fig Syrup Company."-Advertisement, which is presented as the attraction at the Majestic Theatre on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week, Goldwyn Pictures has brought back to American audiences the international favorite and famed beauty. Maxine. Elliott, who is making her first, appearance as a screen star. Maxine Elliott has not. been seen on the stage in several years. In resuming dramatic work as a star in motion pictures she has been appro-� priately equipped w^th a role which makes demands upon her emotional talents. In emotional possibilities it surpasses anything she has hitherto attempted. "Fighting Odds" tells si story of big business ventures in the automobile industry. Miss Elliott is seen as the wife of a millionaire manufacturer, a beautiful and loyal woman who, by her wit and her loveliness, brings his powerful enemies to account. mm TONIGHT AND TOMORROW WORLD PICTURES PRE8ENT Clara Kimball Young 'Without a Soul' Also r "BLUFFING FATHER" ' Strand Comedy, and "MUTT AND JEFF" CARTOON "CANADIAN TOPICAL REVIEW" Admission 20c and 10c PMPRESCl I m TONIGHT i. J 9 sfsasisf LAST TIME *hsW | Your Last Opportunity to See the Big Wm. Fox Production, Prices 15c-35c THE HONOR SYSTEM TEN ACT* A photoplay appealing to the higher elements of humanity and civilization. Miss McKenzie In papular songs. Tomorrow-Bessie Barrlsoale in "BORROWED PLUMAGE" and Wm. S. Hart In "THE KNIGHT OF THE TRAIL." phosphates, Csscarin. Any doctor will tsll'yod that the ingredients of Vinol, as named above, will enrich the blood and banish anaemia and create strength. When* the blood is pure and rich and red, the body it strong and robust. You can prove this at our expense because your money will be returned if Vinol does not improve your health. J. D. HIGINBOTHAM 4. CO:, LTD, Druggists, Lethbridge Also at the best druggists in ail Alberta towns. MAJESTIC-^ if-4 THIS WEEK First Screen ' Appearance of a Noted Beauty GOLDWYN PRESENTS Maxine Elliott IN FIGHTING /VaxjnevEluottV Goldwyn Pictures 5�*u>> By Roi Cooper Megrue and Irvin 8". Cobb A~Story of a Wife's Loyalty and "Big Business." \ PRICES, NIGHTS: Main floor, any seat..... 35c Balcony, any seat v........ 25c Children, any seat......... 10c Matinee Saturday, any seat 25c Children................. So ' WM. FOrt"sj*RESENTB WILLIAM FARNUM IN A ROMANTIC DRAMA 0%. ' THE SEA - ' ,' . -"BATTLE of HEARTS" A picture play of rare artistic merit. Also a two-reel' L-KO Comedy. 65747797 285261 18823121 5?3376 ;