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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THCTRSDAY, APRIL 1. 1918 THE LFTHBRIPGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FTV� Test Case In Quebec Riots Quebec, April 4.--Tent nf the dec!-Huii nf (ho military authorities to l">!i| men relight to the rioting liorn I'm examination tinder the Military Ait as sanctioned by order-ln-cnuncll "III hp iiiartc. This afternoon apnllca-ii(inl,*\\ upon what charpr. Ik-, with alt leadi>d not guilty and elected to bn tried by a Jury. '1 hoy will be Kiauted hall. Lawyers retained by the alleged rioters include Armaml Ijivi'ikih- and .1. N. Krancoeiir. the lafr-r being the mover of the conditional se. field, Bilnlater of railways, has given notice of a resolution providing that during the war and for one year thereafter the government may acquire enRlnea, earn, ratla and other raf'way equipment and materials and may sell or lease such equipment to any railway company upon such terma �* may be approved by the governor In council. H is further provided that for tho payment in whole or in part of any auch equipment the minister of fin juice may issue equipment notes or ancuvitiea or may guarantee the prin- cipal and Interest of securities issued by railway companies. It ia alao provided that, the minister may transfer to Canadian government railways and equipment acqalred Another resolution standing In tho name of the minister provides that the revenues of Canadian government railways or of any railway under government management may be deposited In a suspense account from which the working expenses of the railways may be defrayed. In the event of a deficit It shall be paid out of unappropriated monies in the. consolldat-. id revenues fund and in the event of ; �r surplus the amount may be trans-I ftrred to that fund. Still another resolution standing in M>-. Keid's name will place government railway .employees who are injured under thp workmen's compensation law of the province In which the accident occurs. The compensation awarded will be paid by the minister of finance out of government funds. Mary Plekford has subscribed $!"�,� ooo to the new IT. S. Liberty loan. Aids the Digestion of Food Ml 4 First in Canada to give men faultless tailored garments with a price protection label in the pocket of every Suit and Overcoat. Ml McKELVIE & McGUIRE LUTHBRIDGE Next-of-Kin TAG DAY % On Saturday Next la Support of the Local Veteran's Club YOUR ASSISTANCE WILL BE APPRECIATED T TO ALTA. AT RATE OF 350 A MONTH (Special to the HnnM) Edmonton, April 4. - According to the report of the provincial military hospitals commission laid upon the table of the legislature by the speaker, Hon. V. \V. FUher. the total number of men of all ranks now on record i'i 4692. There are 7fii� in hospitils and sanitariums. The dependent number �112. There are l!3r> active bureaus in the province engaged In carrying out the work of the commission A year ago the number on the list .vna 1300, and the tremendous pruwth, Howard Stutchlmry, the secretary of the cominlH.7">ii. Mates. linn li.olvtl a M.-at deal j.inre detailed worl , at the >� a clearing house for the troubles and difficulties of the returned men. and their dependents. The commission how been advlaed, th)e report states, that during the present year the number to be expected coming from overseas would be at-the rate of .150 a month, and this 1b being taken as the base for operations during 1318. In regard to the question of employment the report suggests an Indus  rial aurvey of the province in nddlttorf to and aupplemeritary to the pHta1* IKhment of labour exchanges. The object of the survey Is suggested tthoi;'1 be not only of present conditions, but . of the whole question of Industrial \ development. The co-ordination of the; activities of public and private bodies engaged in work for the soldier* is also advised. REfUT.ES, CHARGES Washington. April 4. Reply Ing todayj to charges made be-fote a senate committee yesterday that shipyard* are short of steel the .war Industries bo.ird in a statement today declared enough steel had been fdiippr.: o the Emergency Fleet Corporation In the las! tfcr.-r I ioi:tbs to build ships at the rate of 580,000 tons a m'nt^i or more than tlx million tons a year.    i :i * NOT FOOL U. S. BY HIS^ PEACE TALK i AT STARLAM) I The West that has almost vanished the West that Is fleeting, before the advance of fdnYes and the farmer's I plough, the West that was the most ; picturesque and truly native of any-thing thut America has ever evolved, that West Is to be s- en In a n nnirk able three-reel 1'athe special. "The Klglith Annual Hound 1 p. Pendleton. Oregon.'' Just released. At .Garland i Friday and Suturiluy Pendleton Oregon, is the p.iteway ! to the last West of the 1'nited States In the picture ;n-e shown such thrill i ers as broncho busting, wild horse racing. bull-dogKitiK steers, hors" In caking by sonic of the famous cowgirls of the West, squaw races, roping cattle and riding tlum The observer soon becomes romcious of the great danger to life and limb tint these contests lmpoae. There are several instances where men aud girls are thrown violently to the ground before the camera. An exceptional feature of Friday and Saturday program will be the introduction of "Toto," the ggreatest comedian of the day in two-reel comedy. "The Movie Dummy." He Is called by Chaa. IJillingmun, a showman who has made millions through his ability to Judge box office values, "the greatest attraction for children and grown up children, ever seen at tho New York Hippodrome." FRIDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Leaf Lettuce, lb. Friday .......... Paranlpa, 6 lbs. fo and the second at !i "Fighting Otitis" will tie flu- affriie. flon at the Majestic tonight. Frldac and Sa.'urday nights and Saturday matinee. AT THE ORPHEIJM "Moving ptrtures," says William Farnuni, who stars in th� pli"t portrays chivalrous charm I'T.i may congratulate himself that he has set a standard for our hoys to follow.'' At the Orpheum tonight, also Elko comedy. e made by Mrs. Mien Bcholl of s> Toronto, at the sex-hygiene  conference here today wheav  800 people discussed social  diseases.  - ;"' X J.I Where Holmes Jowett Made a Mistake Prior to enlisting with the Canadian Expeditionary Force I had often been approached by insurance men with a view to placing a policy on my life, this I never did a1 for appointment. PENDLETON OREGON THREE REELS OF THRILLS AND LAUGHTER TOTO THE GREATEST COMEDIAN. IN "THE MOVIE DUMMY" TWO RE.EL8 "PATHE NEWS" ADMISSION 20e AND 10c MATINEES: CHILDREN So SIARLAND LAST TIMES TONIGHT Clara Kimball Young ^ IN  'Without a Soul' Pleturitatlon of Owen Davis' ramoua Story "Lola." GOOD COM EDI �� CANADIAN TOPICAL majestic TWO NIGHT8 8TAPTING Tues., Apr. 9th RETURN OF THE FAMOUS BOSTONIANS IN THE TUNEFUL MUSICAL PLAY OF TODAY The Girl From Overthere Trie Smartest Song Show of the 8eason Price* ... 25c - 60c - 75c - 11.00 Seat 8ale at Theatre Saturday. CMPRESC M A TONIGHT ONLY || 10c-25c BESSIE BARRISCALE in 'Borrowed Plumage' The best Triangle Play yet brought to Lethbrtdge. AND WM. S. HART in "A Knight of the Trail" And the very latest Fox Comedy Scream, entitled "Six Cylinder Love." Latest and Best Weekry and Miss Alice McKenzie ,the little popular soprano who has taken Lethbridge theatre-goer* by storm. TOMORROW AND 8ATURDAY "THE WIFE HE BOUGHT" Something out of the ordinary. It'a a Bluebird. MAJESTIC-^ -M0N., APR. 8 ONE , NIGHT ONLY SPECIAL RETURN ENGAGEMENT PRESENTED BY SERGT. GITTU8, 12th C.M.R. THE GREATEST MILITARY PRODUCTION OP THE DAY 4-ACT MILITARY COMEDY-DRAMA DEPICTING ARMY LIFE FROM RECRUITING OFFICE TO THE TRENCHES. , . . SOLDIER LIFE AS IT HEALLY IS. FULL FIGHTING EQUIPMENT - MACHINE GUN, RIFLES. SHRAPNEL. HELMETS AND OAS MASKS- BY COURTESY OF CANAO IAN GOVERNMENT. A RIOT OF FUN, PATHOS. TRAGEDY-ORIGINAL CAST Of GREAT WAR VETERANS. CARLOAD OF SCENERY AND EFFECTS. SONGS, CHORUSES, QUARTETTES. DON'T MISS THIS GREAT TREAT. Seats on Sale at Box y Price* SAe . 75r . fl Be% �Office Alt Day Saturday. rnCe*OUC - /DC- 91.19 MUESTlC-rHT TyRS.Apr. 4 THIS WEEK First Sereen Appearanee ef � Noted Beauty GOLDWYN PRESENTS Maxine Elliott IN I �y Mel Cooper Megrue and Irvln B. Cobb A Ctory ef a Wlfe'a Loyalty and "IS Buslneee.* PRICES. NIGHTS: Main Fleer, any seat..... lit Baieeny, any i ChlMatj* any eest MemftaWamSa BKtfafcnAa^eftan.fcJ gnJBW ���SB'BOTBfJBJ BJeVeWtVEWl BBfIT Children................. St. '..V �A] 1^ ff)ffff Pf im m WM- F0* MIIINTI WILLIAM FARNUM IN A N0WANTW MIAMA df� 0RIPM-"BATrLE oTHEARTS' Inf Tenlgnt A Bl�tur� slay ef re* Mftfttle merit. Aw*  rwe-ret