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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE Fl 'T ~ �� 2*0. SkPtOSlON s4i THREE VERSIONS OF THE 75 MILE GUN. The G erman gun which has been shelling Paris periodically, has been located in the Forest of St. Gobain, 76 miles (listen t. Ordnance experts are producing several theories as to bbw it may be possible to throw a shell 76 miles or over. H ore are three with what the aerial torpedo, with pronellor and wings iB probably shooting out of the gun. Another theory is that the gun Bhoots a re-fired shell. In this feature the shell leaves the gun and before it. has reached its destination a timing arrangement causes and second exposion, giving a new impetus to the missile. The third is that the gun itself is charged with some new super-explosive will throw a shell 76 miles. This might mean shooting a shell so high that it would run clear of the atmospheric licit surrounding the earth for most of the distance, thus evading the greatest resistance. HSCHARGE OF ALIEN ENEMY LEADS 10 A COAL Federal Mines Tied Up Today-Manager Says Enemy Can't Dictate to Him t�e GOVT. MAN HERE ? Parmeiis in the Lethbridge, Little "Bow, Warner and Taber provincial constituencies who have problems to Bolve may now bring them to A. E. Qualley, who is the provincial repre- > sentative for the district in the greater ' denied the story that Phillip ? Johnson, John Edward" Stolike the police officer was fired ? from a revolver In the hand of > Sullivan. He stated that it was crime /before their trial. The ? chief was, however, non-com- ? sions of the men had been ac- ? SIX CLASSES OF Are Created By New Provincial Civil Service Act Framed By the Premier E FOR AG1 DEPT. . On a mission to restore the habitation of the French people who lo.st their homes in the groat war, Mrs. Algernon Sartoris, wife of General Ulysses Grant's grandson, is again in (lie United States. Mr* Sartoris and her co-workers are going to start a drive in the United States for the French Restoration fund. USE LIVER AND BOWELS WHEN CONSTIPATED (Special to the Herald). Edmonton, April 9.-Very creditable to the officials of the department, was the comment of James Weir, member for Nanton, on the evidence Tuesday morning at the sitting of the public accounts committee of the legislature of A. E. Meyer, superintendent of the schools of agriculture, and S. G. Car-lyle, superintendent of demonstration farms in regard to the purchase of stock by these officials for the government. Observing .that there was a feeling in some parts of the province in regard to what sort of purchases were being made the member for Nanton asked both the officials as to trips they had made to Ontario and . the States in 1915, 1916 and 1917. and both explicitly stated that on no occasion had any purchases been made by them of livestock for any others than the provincial government or the university. On these occasions they had been accompanied by Hon. Duncan Marshall or by both the minister and deputy minister Craig. Mr. Marshal' had purchased some stock for himself but not at the places tttock had been bought for the government.  Mr. Carlyle was asked by A. F. Ew-ing if he -had assisted in buying stock for the C. P. R. He replied that he had not. Mr. Weir remarked there would be nothing wrong if Dr. Rutherford had requested him to pick up something for him when he was east. Mr. Carlyle replied trfat no s:ich request had been made and he was responsible for the buying of the stock for the government. Edmonton, Alta., April 9.--Six classes of the public service of the province are created by the public service efficiency bill which stands in'the name of the Premier for second reading in the legislature. In the first are included all the higher offic ials such as deputy minister*, mem^ bers of commissions and ministers' private secretaries. Technical officers from the second class, and in the third are the administrative executive officers who will be known as first class clerks. In class four are second class clerks who discharge similar duties to those of first class clerks, but have not the same responsibility. In tho fifth class are minor clerks, stenographers and typists and in the sixth are what acaj described as fourth class employees such as the provincial police, gaol guards, janitors, and such like. The act will be administered by an efficiency officer whey in addition to making regulations and reporting as to grading and classification, shall when directed to do so, report to the president of the council upon any scheme for superannuation or for paying a.retiring allowance. Any employee may be transferred from one class to another iipon the recommendation of the president of the council on the report of the efficiency officer. Nc person shall be appointed to classes two, three, four or five, until the efficiency officer has certified in writing that the person to be appointed, is duly qualified. Because Superintendent Chris Donaldson dismissed Mat 1'elras, an alien enemy of Austrian birth, :i0 miners of the Federal Coals. Ltd.. mines on the river bottom yesterday held a meeting and delivered an ultimatum' to tho company that if Petras was not, reinstated without, delay the men would go out; on strike. Petras was not: reinstated and the mine is closed today. Is Secretary Union Tctras is secretary of Local Union No, J.J85 which embraces tlic miners working in Federal No. 1 and 2. Up till yesterday the miners have all been working on day wage, but there had been an agitation to be put on the contract schedule. Yesterday morning Siuperintendent Donaldson put the men to work on contract, hut at the line time he dismissed I'etras who been agitating the men against iJompany on various grounds, one being that the bosses were driving the men too hard. On the other hand Petras, according to Mr. Mack, the managing director, had said some time ago that the company was not pelting the work out of the men that they should get. It appears that tho reason for Petras' agitation is that he was at one time fire boss of the mine, but was superseded in that position for very good reasons. Since that time ho has been a source of trouble, accord-ing to the manager of the mine. Makes Threats When told that he would have to seek employment elsewhere, Petras told Supt. Donaldson that he would close the mine down "tight as hell." It is closed down tight enough today. No Violation Manager Mack states that the^com-pany has violated not a single clause in its agreement. The right to hire and discharge men rests with the company, and it merely asserted that right in tho case of an alien enemy employee who has been a source of trouble. The closing down of the mine, lie says affects about 50 men as several teamsters arc employed in hauling the coal to the railway yards. Another feature of the strike is that it shuts off a source of supply of about 70 tons, nearly two cars, a day which has all been going-to the Winnipeg market. "Just at. this time when it is Alberta's effort to suppl;? the Winnipeg market, and when so many Alberta mines are closed down owing to lack of orders, it is regrettable that a strike over such a petty question should be allowed." Mr. Mack is taking the matter up with the coaljCOiumissiofters and hopes to have the trouble adjusted shortly. As for reinstating arixalien enemy agitator he declares thie time has not come in this country when alien enemies can dictate to him how he shall conduct his business. WEDNESDAY GROCERY SPECIALS Small Oranges, 2 dozen. Wednesday .............. B. C. Onions, 7 lbs. Wednesday ............... B. C. Sugar ,20 lbs. Wednesday............... Lenox Soap, 4 bars Wednesday ............... Good White Potatoes, 100 lbs. Wednesday................ 45c 25c 2.25 25c 2.35 Fine, Sweet and Juicy Oranges, Wednesday ................ Strictly Fresh Eggs, dozen. Wednesday ................ Royal Purple Calf Meal, 25 lb. Wednesday ................ Chick Food (Dr. Rusk's )4 lbs. Wednesday per doz. >ack New Arrival. Ferry & Co.'s Garden and Flower Seeds, 3 pkts. 50c 40c 2.00 25c 25c Deliveries Every Hour heftudson's Bay cmpmw./ Phone 313 J know Velma; lie did not know that, she was marrying a cowboy millionaire; that daughter loved another; that they two exchanged letters in a knot hole of an old apple tree; that a parson with a book and a ring waited in a house which lie, Jimmic intended lo j enter; that the "other man" was ex-i pected by both the girl and the mil-J lionairc at ton o'clock that, night. This last ignorance was terribly important to Jimmic, for he had chosen this precise moment to enter the French window in!o the back parlor. "Hands up" commanded a voice, and there was such Western authority in it. that. Jimmie's hands went up with alacrity. His feet obeyed with the same alacrity when he was ordered to stand up beside a beautiful girl whom ho had never seen, and to "marry her or die." That's some situation. That master novelist and playwrighl. George Bron-son Howard, devised it, and it is hut the first situation in the most exciting and entertaining story of the year. AT STARLAND Jack Pickford and Louise Huff, the young stars who have appeared together in many of the best known Paramount pictures of recent date, such as "Seventeen," "Great Expectations," "Freckles," and "The Varmint," are now being seen in their latest production, "Jack and Jill." which is the feature at Starland tonight. This is not a child's play, although the kiddies will love it. it is one of tiie wholesomest,- cheeriest little comedy-dramas for grown-ups in which' the two have worked-which is saying a great deal. The two-reel comedy "Roping Her Romeo,'' on the same program is a scream. help just as the train leaves the station. Putting his horse, Pete, who is almost, as well known as -Carey himself, to the gallop, Carey pursued the flying train, and not. content with leaping from the horse to Uie platform, insisted upon taking his saddle with him. How he managed to unsaddle the horse, and make the jump encumbered with tho heavy Mexican saddle and many yards of rope, is one of the mysteries of picture making which are inexplicable to the uninitiated. However, the fans will sec him doing it. and seeing is believing. AT THE MAJESTIC The Famous Bostonians. now in their fourteenth consecutive season of success, will open their engagement at the Majestic theatre tonight in their latest musical play "The Girl From Over There." Tho company have still w*ih them all of the old favorites and many new ones. Of special interest Lethbridge patrons will be the announcement that Doris Canfield is with the show this season. The engagement is foi' two nights. THE When Bullous, Headachy, Sick, Sour Stomach, Bad Breath, Bad C^oldt. for Get a 10-cent box. Take a Cascaret tonight to cleans* four Liver, Stomach and Uowels, and rou will surely feel great by morning, k'ou men and women who have head- Eche, coated tongue, a bad cold, are illotis, nervous, upset, bothered with a sick, gassy, disordered stomach, or have backache and feel all worn out. Are you keeping your bowels clean with CascaretB-or merely forcing a passageway every few days with salts, cathartic pills or castor oil? Cascarets immediately cleanse and regulate the stomach, semove the sour, undigested and fermenting food and foul �U3C-b; take the excess bile from tho liver and carry off the constipated waste matter and poison from the bowels. Remember, a Casdaret tonight wljl straighten you out by morning. A 10 cent box from your druggist means healthy bowel action; a clear head and cheerfulness for months. Don't forget tho childrou.-Advortisemuir ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow f a- full information apply to Agents r Company's Office, 270 Main % St., * Winnipeg, TRAVELLING SALES- * ? MAN ? Read these names, Klock, Amos Keag. Dihra, Nattan, Spitz. Koster, Schlesinger, Schlatter, Plogman, Ed-holm. What -do they signify? The world in open competition. And-what does that signify? Simply this. That our Dominion and the Republic yon-: der, to remain important factors in I the commercial wars of the present ] and future depend upon the utmost | efficiency and development of their} man power. The above names are not! Imaginary or hieroglyphic. They: represent acute business men. Big business men. The men that are' heard from in the United States and elsewhere. They compose the commercial ambassadors of foreign extraction, working in our very midst, vielng with British and Canadian subjects for the supremacy in world commerce. Big business, corporations, and shell like have awakened to the realization that regardless of the cost, men with outstanding faculties, men v/ith commanding ingenuity, vision, and farsightedness, they must have, to maintain the standard efficiency, to meet the demand* of the future, in" trade and commerce. To this end then, why not encourage the business man at home?, This city is full of such men. The travelling salesman is not a spoke in the wheel. He represents a more vital part in the mechanism of merchandising! 8g import ness suffers, factories close down. Therefore the Travelling Salesman is essentially a business man. . The Order of United Commercial Travellers of America is composed entirely of business men. And why? Why do its members claim the right to this appellation more than any other fraternal organization. In the first place the initial obligation of a Travelling Salesman is that of business building. To build up your employers business requires opTif'>ence in the employee. The Travelling Salesman has all the national traits, reliability, good habits, industry, politeness. He is a gentleman. He commands respect. He is worth associating with. He is worth encouraging. This city has a branch of the Order of United Commercial Travellers of America, known as Lethbridge Council No. 511. This Council meets once a month. At the coming session on April 27th, an open invitation is extended to the men of our city to participate in a good social time. There is much to talk over these stirring times in which men of all shades of opinion meet on common ground. Coine up and meet the Commercial Travellers at the Oddfellows Hall on April 27th. I ant. is his responsibility that if he 1 fails, executives are powerless, busl- J v AS OUT OF DATE 8ay Corn Rings, Piasters, Razor and Eating Salves Are, Taboo' Now. Good things should be passed along. It is now Bald that a few drops of a drug called freezone ap plied directly upon a tender aching corn relieves the soreness and soon the entire corn, root and all, can be lifted out without pain. For little cost a quarter of an ounce of freezons can be obtained from any drug store-which is claimed to be sufficient to remove every hard or soft corn or callus from one's feet. This is a drug recently announced from Cincinnati. It is gummy but dries the moment it is applied and simply shrivels up the? corn .without inflaming or even Irritating the healthy tissue or skin. Cut this out. and lay it on your wife's dresser.-Advertisement. 7? IS GREAT FEATURE Jimmie, "The Possum" was the best burglar in Boston, but Jimmie had a big heart, as Velma Gay found out. She was in a terrible predicament, Jimmie knew where there was a perfectly good $10,000 pearl necklace, which was destined for a wedding present. But there were a whole lot of things about that wedding present that. Jimmie dhl not know. He .did not IF you are a "martyr to Pains in the Back, Urinary or Bladder Troubles, Brick Dust Deposits, Painful Urination, Swollen Joints or any of the various symptoms of Kidney Trouble, take LAST TIME8 TONIGHT PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT Jack Pickford AND Louise Huff IN "JACK AND JILL" FIVE REEL8 OF FUN AND ACTION THAT ALMOST BEAT8 FAIRBANKS "ROPING HER ROMEO" TWO REEL PARAMOUNT-SENNETT COMEDY THAT BEATS THEM ALL. WE GUARANTEE THIS PROGRAM TO BE ONE OF THE GREATE8T LAUGH PRODUCERS EVER SEEN .IN,. THE CITY. ADMISSION 25 CENT8 * 10 CENTS A sensational leap from horseback to the platform of a disappearing train is made by Harry Carey as an incident of his very latest picture, "Bucking Broadway," which comes to Starland tomorrow and Thursday. Carey, in his favorite character of j Cheyenne Harry, is pursuing hi3 | sweetheart to the city, to Which she | has been carried off by the villain, j He receives her message asking for | MARY GARDEN AT THE MAJESTIC THURSDAY Mary Garden, the famous operatic prima donna, will make her appearance at the Majestic theatre on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in "The Splendid Sinner," a play constructed along the same lines as "Camille," "Zaza" and "Sapho." In "The Splendid Sinner" Mary Garden portrays the character of Dolores Fargls. Pitched in a very high emotional key is the story of "The Splendid Sinner." A great, love comes to the heroine out of a morass of lies, deceit, intrigue and passion and, like all tremendous psychological conflicts, there is a high price to pay. With the half-world at her feet as the mistress of Rudolph Von Zorn, Dolores Fargis is made miserable by her conscience. She despises thU rill enjoy iu It a-* -and htnfa what th� ftaralwmT critic* maid about it, NEW YORK TRIBUNCWOM h waalM by m miiob clnaraan." MEW YORK EVr, �1AIL:-"T�. fetal tmt* anloiruma tlia Breaaway nu kU ttlt mmoi." NEW YORK HERALDWTkin It a IliKh W tfea lUs." NEW YORK WORLD^**R�tIll� ll my foot" NEW YORK EVE. eUNi*�"Tt� �frtr Tvt. tut. It  that, to why wany. Cm* through, youraelf." N. Y. MORNINO TELEGRAPH!-* "With � filled a auk tfcat aktula nuka tt a aucscn." N. Y. AMERICANS-"Tho m.todnni thrilli: thera ii � vcrlUklt tlduH ot eyetto." . "�T." N. Y. fOURNAt^-"Ri�ark. �My flirllllai........won.erlully aa. terUlBlro........ Tha east tuiiw� siaaa Kjw y�rk bm b�i for yurt," Also Mlei Alice McKejnzie in Popular Songs. EMPRESS NIGHTS Starting MAJESTIC 3 Next Thur, April 11th THE PHOTODRAMA SENSATION OF THE CENTURY THE HIGHEST 8ALARIED ARTISTE IN THE WORLD MARY GARDEN! THE WORLD'S GREATEST OPERATIC PRIMA-DONNA IN "The Splendid Sinner" By KATE JORDAN From Sin to Magnificent Martyrdom The Story of a Woman's Sacrifice. A Woman Who Paid Her Great Debt in Silence. Greater Than "Sapho" More Alluring Than "Zaza" More Fascinating Than "Camille" WITH THE MOST MAGNIFICENT COMPANY EVER ASSEMBLED -INCLUDING THE GREATER MORGAN DANCERS. COUNTLESS SCENES OF DAZZLING SPLENDOR All Seats May Be Reserved in Advance.-Phone 1722. Matinee Saturday at 2.30 One Performance Nightly at 3.30 Prices.. 50c - 35c - 25c MAJESTIC-TONIGHT B. E. LANG PRESENTS THE EVER POPULAR FAMOUS IN THE TUNEFUL MUSICAL COMEDY The Girl From Over There / THE 8MARTC8T SONG SHOW OF THE YEAR BEAUTIFUL GIRLS-GORGEOUS COSTUMEd-ELABORATE SCENIC PRODUCTION ALL NEW THIS SEA80N. , Prices..... .........25c, 50c, 75c, $1.00 SEATS NOW SELLING 6585 A$3B 15614612 3 ;