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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, APRIL 5. 101* THE LETHBnmr.E DAILY IIFJULD PAGE CoL Currie Says Govt.. To Blame For Conditions In Province of Quebec Ottawa, Apr. fi.-llefore the order* nf tlie day were railed In Common* Colonel John A. Currlo moved tln> t.rt-joiirnment of the house to consider ft ! Jiiiitter of Importance, namely, the, re-j in favor of the motion. As only � votes are required tu permit the ad I Jniirnment of �lift house on 11 question I of Importance such sk tills. Colonel 1 ("urrlo was nllowed to proceed. I Speaker Rhodes, however, before ' allowing tlie member for Slmcoo to Hi�:;ik, drew the attention of the house in the fact that under a motion of this character, discission must lie strictly relevant lo the subject which | In this case was tho recent rioting which took place In Quebec. He. said wording of the motion would appear to indicate that Colonel Currie wished to widen the field of discussion to the greatest extent. He warned the members that they would not be allowed to stray from the direct, topic of discussion. I In A Mild Way Colonel Currie In opening said he proposed to treif the subject In a mild'manner. Ho believed, however.! that it was a subject which should ' 5& Every spring, for years, Mr. Amos Smith, of Port Hood, C.B., suffered from boils, until be used Zam-Buk. lis writes: " Kach spring they would return and break out on my bands snd arms. At times they were so bad that I could scarcely work. I tried various remedies without receiving any benefit. I consulted a doctor, but he was unable to cure me. " Then a friend recommended Zam-Buk. The Improvement after using the first box was surprising. I continued until the boils bad entirely disappeared, and I have never had any return since." Zam-Cuk is also unequalled for eczema, ulcers, abscesses, scalp sores, ringworm, biood-polsonlng, piips, cuts, burns, scalds, etc. All druggists,�r Zam-Buk Co., Toronto; 60c. box. 8 for $1.25. JAMB be discussed by the hoase, despite the fact that great pressure had been brought upon him to go on with It. He explained that hi'; reason was not a lack of confidence motion as he had no desire to cmbarass the government. He believed, -however, that tho whole country was waiting for a fre* and open discussion of* the military ttuation in the country. During the past year, be said, there had been frequent outbursts similar to the recent occurrences In Quebec City and the province of Quebec. At the last seM-ilon silence had been maintained In regard to them because it was not the desire of any one to say anything that would damage vol-untnry recruiting Critical at Front Colonel Currie referred to the condition of affairs at the froril as beinK critical. This was shown by liloyd Oorge's recent appeal for more men. He regretted that tills appeal was given hut little prominence in the newspapers as compared with the rioting In Quebec. Referring to the onlers-ln council regarding rioting and Idleness which Sir Robert Ilorden rend at tile opening of the session. 0c Fresh Rhubarb, 2 Ibo....................... 3'c Pan Shine Cleanser, per tin ............... Pimento Olives .bottles, each ............. Corn Flakes, 2 for ..................... 1 lb. tins Pilchard ........................ Kellogg's Krumbles. pkt................ Finest Winesap and Newton Pippin Apples, case, at .............................. 10 lbs. Fine B. C. Sugar .................. Kiny Beach Raspberry Jam ,4 lb. pail ---- .. 10c .. 25s . 25c ,. 30c . 10c 90 lb. S2.75 $1 15 . 05c New York, N. Y.. April 5.-The county grand jury today indicted Morris Roth Roberg as the man who on Mondsy morning last shot and killed Harry Cohen, a gambler, known to the underworld as "Harry The Jot." Robersj is charged with murder in the first degree. Cohen, according to the district attorney was shot to prevent him furnishing information useful in the prosecutor's anti-gambling crusade. "Cohen was killed," said District Attorney Swan today, "as the result of a well organized plot. I am convinced that every detail was carefully planned, including an alibi for the murderer." BON TON Serving Ice Cream, Confectionery, Fruit, Cakes and Pastry. Is Now Open The Bon Ton, located at 420 Fifth Street S., is out to give the public service and to establish a reputation for * THE HIGHEST QUALITY THE DISTRACTED KAISER. (The Bulletin, Sydney. N. i tude toward the war. They had been misled by the political leaders. Me siilil that if the government had gone to the country at the time of the lust election without the War Times Klec-tion Act the ar.ti-llrltlsh element would have won the eleriion. Tills remark called forth cheers from the opposition. In the province of Quebec, said Hlr Colonel Currie. every effort had been made to prevent the people from complying with the Military Service Act. t'p to the present Quebec had given about r�,00 men of which :l5iio were. English, leaving only liiou French who had enlisted. Speaker Rhodes objected to Colonel Curries discussion of the operations of the Military Service Act. Govt, to Blame Colonel Currie said thut the government was to biame iu the way it , had started to enforce the Military , Service Act in Quebec. It. had been too quiet and gentle. For instance a ' prominent figure in the province was the editor ot the newspaper l.e He-1 voir. Henri Hourasja. When the war opened this man had been in Belgium or Strassburg or somewhere, but he ', had sneaked out under the protec- i Hon of the British Hag and came over ! to start trouble is. Canada. ' "In the columns of his paper." said Colonel Currie, "he lias p/eached sedition. 1 say this without reservation. ; He does not want equality or frater-1 nlty because he is a reactionary. Not , only has he preached sedition but he. has commercialized sedition anil Ms j sole object is to make moniy." "Why was not this man Interned and] his paper suppressed'.' of Justice. "No doubt," he said, "the | minister will have an explanation for | this, but how can any French-Canadian who reads this paper fail to tiiink he is quite outside the pale of the war " I After Lavergne j There Is another man going around Quebec called Armand Uivergtoe, said Colonel Currie, wearing the stars of a colonel on his shoulders. He is al-1 lowed to write seditious documents.! He is not doing auy good. He Is not | producing food or engaging in atfy useful occupation. He should also be interned. Colonel Currio closed with an appeal to parliament to keep faith with tho boys in the fields of Glanders, j H. H. Stevens, Center Vancouver, who followed, asserted that the Military Service Act is not being impartially administered by the government and asserted this was the cause of the rioting at Quebec. Friday and Saturday. An cii'cptlonal feature of Fridav and Saturday's program will be !!;�� Introilin ti,>ti of "Toto," the gr�-::tiv: comedian of the diiy in a two-reel comedy. The Movie Dummy." He is called by Charles DiliiiiKiiian, n showman who bus made millions through his ability to Juili'e box office values, "the greatest a:'met Ion for clilldien and grown up children, ever eeeu at the New York Hippodrome." JAPS LAND TROOPS TO PROJECT PEOPLE Washington, April 5.-Landing of Japan*** naval forces at Vladivostok to protect men and property was reported to the state department today by the American consul there. The action followed an attack on a Japanese officer by five armed Russians who upon being refused money, killed one Japanese and wounded two others. The force landed was said to be small and only sufficient to prevent further disorders." � Next-of-Kin TAG DAY On Saturday Next , la Support of the Lftcal Veteran s Club YOUR ASSISTANCE WILL BE APPRECIATED Edmonton. April 5.-The sale of pure bred horses opened at the live stock Bhow this mornlns and after close, spirited bidding between buyers from all parts of Alberta, and tlie neighboring provinces, $3,345 changed hands. While the bidders were eagerly attar every likely looking animal that was baought forward, it was the Clyde stallion Cumberland Seal, owned by N. A. Weir, Chalon, Alta., that brought the high price when C. Armstrong of Botha, Alta.. bought him at the banner price yet paid at the sale, of $2,000. This Is a splendid looking stallion bred in England, and when he clattered into the ring there was hearty admiration expressed. The other lurge sale of the morning was made by O. H. Cresswell, Edmonton, who sold the stallion Oenerat Ar-nott for 1815. Two fine looking animals were offered by A. L. Langman ot Strome, Alta. After close bidding, one of these Clydes, Drummand Castle, sold for MH. while Rob Roy was purchased tor $500. The well known Belgian hone, Oaton De Baumont sold tor $450. In the sale ot Suffolka,, Sudborne Dandy, owned by O. H CresweU, Bd. monton, sold for $185. What the Press Agents Say AT THE ORPHEUM "Borrowed Plumage" is at the Or-pheum tonight. A synopsis Is as follows: Madcap Nora is a kitchen wench In Sell-irk Hall, but she aspire/ to being a fine lady. She's Irish, with her share of deviltry, and spends most ot her time In aping the manners of the lords and ladles. When the Hanger. Captain Paul Jones' ship, anchors off the coast the occupants of the castle retreat in I right, for Captain Jones had a terrible reputation in those Georgian days. Thus Madcap Nora gets her chance to wear the fine feathers and frills of her mistress, and she receives the American sailors with august manner. "Shure, and 'tis Lady Nora that's a-sp-akln' to you." Then Darby Q'Donovan, from Virginia, Stops forward, end Nora recognizes him as the playmate ot years before. So when the Ranger disappears it bears off as fair loot as ever was captured. Also Wm. S. Harte in "Tho Knight of the Trail." AT THE MAJESTIC Fresh from their triumphal tour of the province, the "Volunteer" is beins; biumeu over the international circuit, and Lethbridne luuxt be reckoned a� fortunate in being on tho company'* itinerary. The "Volunteer" openH its special return engagement at the Majestic Theatre on Monday. April Nth, and theatregoers and file public generally should avail themselves of Ibis last opportunity to witness this splendid production. The presH of Western Canada has reviewed the "Volunteer" at great length, and in every instance unstinted praise has been bestowed upon it The company maintains its original � a-:, v.'hkh is a gratifyim; compliment to the far-seoirtK judgment of tlie autli-or. !!crfcr. (jfttt:s. who himself appears in the role of Murphy, the irrepressible Irish recruit who convulses the audience with a brand new line of humor at every performance. Oeruid K. Maltland, who enacts lie role of Private Fish, the ultra-polite student, and whose magnificent bass voice captivated the audience here on the occasion of the last visit, will appear as the same character. Sergeant Joe Atlierton will he seen arwin a* the arrogant corporal and also as the Col oucl, and his songs will be one of the big hits of the performance. � When the famous I'ostonian� pre-I S"tit "\ lie llirl Prom Over There" at the .Majestic theatre next Tuesday and I Wednesday. April lull ami lbth. the ! many friends of the company In Leth ! bridge are bound to be out in forrp us  it has been i-ome time since this pop-| ill-..:- organization appeared here, j There are many new faces in the i ast this season including a most brilliant addition in the person of llabo Halcyon, who was last sef n In the west when she was a mere tot Many of the older theatre-goers will no doubt recall her singing "Nobody Knows My Number" when the Uos-tonians first played this territory. j newest- screen play "Fighting Odds," it powerful drama of modern business bv Irvin S. Cobb and Uol Cooper Megrue It is seldom that a star ot Miss Elliott's standing is seen on the screen, and the local engagement of tho piny should prove successful. There will be a special matinee on Saturday, and two performances each evening, at 7 15 and 9.o0. The attraction at the Majestic theatre for this week end is the international beauty. Maxine Elliott, In her IftRPHEUM \\J TONIGHT lfl TOMORROW 10c-26c BESSIE BARRISCALE in "BORROWED PLUMAGE" The best Triangle Play yet . brought to Lethbrldge. , AND WM. S. HART m "A Knight of the Trail" One of Hart's Best. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY *~ 8th ANNUAL ROUND-UP MAJESTIC TWICE TONIGHT At 7.15 and 9.10 and Saturday Matinee and Night. First Screen Appearance ef a Noted Beauty GOLDWYN PRESENTS MAXiNE ELLIOTT IN FIGHTING ODDS" By Roi Cooper Megrue and Irvln 8. Cobb A Story of a Wife's Loyalty and "Big Business." PRICES, NIGHTS: Main Floor, any seat ..... 3Bc Balcony, any seat ......... 25c Children, any seat......... 10c Matinee Saturday, any ssat 25c Children ................. 5c AT PENDLETON OREGON THREE REELS OF THRILLS AND LAUGHTER TOTO THE GREATEST COMEDIAN, IN "THE MOVIE DUMMY" TWO REELS - "PATHE NEWS" - ADMISSION 20c AND 10c MATINEE8: CHILDREN 5c The Eastman kodak company has established a huge school ot photography where men are trained for work In the aerial service. One thousand wen enter this school each month. AT THE EMPRESS Mme, l'etrova's second picture done in her own studios Is to be fihown at the Empress theatre Monday. In this drama the famous Polish star plays the part or Laurel, a doctor's daughter, who, In order to get money to complete her father's scientific research* es marries a wealthy man she doesn't love. A son Is born to the couple only to become a barrier between them. The husband leaves for a long sea trip, is reported lost but turns up at home Just in time to see Laurel promise herself to a man *h� had loved before her marriage. The death of their son embitters the husband and he plans a revenge as fiendish as it is novel. A modern medical discovery Is here Introduced in the form ot a serum taken from a rare turtle. Some of the strongest scenes tu the play occur in a medical laboratory in which the fight for the life of the hero oc. curs. Tonight the Bluebird "The Wife He Bougijt." AT 8TARLANTJ The West that baa almost vanished, the West that is fleeting before the advance ot tenons and. the farmer's plough., the West that was the most picturesque and truly native ot anything that America baa ever evolved, that West is to bp Man in a remarkable tbree-reel Patae special, "The Eighth Annual Round-Vp, Pendleton. Oregon," Just released. At gtarlaad majestic TWO NIGHTS STARTING Tues., Apr. 9th RETtURN OF THE FAMOUS BOSTONIANS IN THE TUNEFUL MUSICAL PLAY OF TODAY The Girl From Over There The Smsrtest Cong Show of the Season �Vices ... 2Sc  SOe  7�e  $140 eat Bale at Theatre Saturday. MAJESTIC-S& -M0N., APR. 8 SPEOtAL RETURN ENGAGEMENT PRESENTED BY SERGT. GITTUS. 12th C.M.R. THE GREATEST MILITARY PRODUCTION OP THE DAY 4-ACT MILITARY COMEDY-DRAMA DEPICTING ARMY LIFE FROM RECRUITING OPFIC6) TO THE TRENCHES. . . . SOLDIER LIFE AS IT REALLY IS. PULL FIGHTING EQUIPMENT MACHINE GUN, RIFLES, SHRAPNEL, HELMETS AND OAS MASKS- BY COURTESY OF CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. A RIOT OF FUN, PATHOS, TRAGEDY-ORIGINAL CAST OP GREAT WAR VETERANS, CARLOAD OP SCENERY AND EFFECTS. SONGS, CHORUSES, QUARTETTES. DONT MISS THIS GREAT TREAT. Beats on Sale at Vox PriMa Office All Day Saturday. �**��  � 1 50c - 75c - $1.0f EMPRESS a THREE DAYS, STARTING MONDAY NEXT Mme. Petrova IN HER SECOND PETROVA PICTURE 'THE LIGHT WITHIN' Either lever er hueband. The meney-wen mether in "The LlfM Within" ean eave the life of either her husband or that of the man he really levee. One must die.' A play with a power-plus plot, A weman'a escape from % mistaken marriage. TONIGHT AND TOMORROW Carmel Myers The lavflhlng ml"* �f "My UpmasrleC *WeH In The Wife He Bought! IT'S A BLUEBIRD. ~ f\ ;