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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1{)18 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVB Discuss Control Railway Otlawa, April 12.- When I he orders plained (lie first clause referring to Hon. Mr. Fielding that the system proponed in tlio resolution would tend to-prevent discussion of tbe operation and expenses of tlio government railways. Jt would hi; taking away from parliament a right of discussion and criticism which it had always had. �.r the day were called in (hi- nouae IliN afternoon, -Mr. t'opp, Wosl inoro-I.-tmt, asked* the priifce. minister if the statement o" ' Annand Lavorgne (re-polled in Hie ])'e:;s ns hiivin;; ho"'i iiii.ili'. .".I. the (JuOlii o iiHiuesr) thai lie had i-e,-000,000 or about lij per cent of tho allotment, Iiou. Charles Murphy asked 'whether*! Mr. MacLean would bring in a slale-nieni. showing the amounts paid to each newspaper for advertising the Victory Loan. He ;-,aid that a statement of this kind should be made. Mr. MacLean promised to bring down such a statement. The house then went into commit- (he Yukon Council. After a few moments' discutision, the bill was re! I'orted and given second reading. j Sir liohert. 7sj)idoti introduced a res j (dutiou which provides that a salary i of $7,000 a year shall be paid to the ' chairman of the sub-Committee of j labor problems' and the vice-chairman of the reconstruction 'and development committee. Railway Expenses Tlio house then considered a resolution by Hon. J. 1J. .U'eid, providing c that in future the etrpenjes of (.'ana-coin-1 dian government railways and of all I railways under l the management, of the minister of railways, shall be paid out of the receipts and revenues of the roads, in the event of there being a deficit I London, April 12.-Field Marshal Hfig announced that the French army "is moving rapidly and in greatVorce," to tho support of *ne British. IiOihbridgo, Mi , fi-ino must, be in bell, in some v.av:-tablislied tl dents of the eini- Flat and Has-; a, particularly dry! for it has lieen- �."- '� I liuring i!i 1.7 tli� rose i towns used more watC'i ISIS OK. OF FACTORY ACI per capita than any other cities in r.he west. Lethbridge's daily consumption ; per capita for the year was 1D0 gal- it. Is provided that this shall be paid | j,Ils Ai.-dicim: Mat drank 100 out of - any appropriated moneys of: f,.llions ., day nu,,.n ,han tM,Vi per cap- I ita. Rassano tool; the med; j suming 207.C gallons per ! by con-head per (Spf-eifil tn llif Hf-rnM) Bdmonton, April '12.--At. the session of the legislature Friday morning the bill amending the factories act. was reported for third reading with an amendment eliminating drug- tee on the second reading of an act . to amend the Yukon Act by reducing ways and practically noi questions the number >'sin�K� different tiom | |..t vr unoiliciat tig- any othel. inercallli|n undertaking. " ^ i in the matter of supplying prescrip- ures for the consumption per capita tiona and aeruiu, I lie drug store might Kegiria 72.1 gals; Saskatoon 66.4; . ,je Kal(1 to ))f! operating 24 hours. Moose Jaw 5S.ii; Prince Albert 84.1; ; janlcs Hamsev pointing that drug Kdmonton !>1.0: Lethbridge 150.0; i Ktores in*a number of cases were SATURDAY'S CRYSTAL DAIRY BUTTER 2 LBS. 1.05 OCERY At The STRICTLY FRESH EGGS 3Sc >PER DOZEN of government railways should not be j treated differently than, money ob- '� tained from tiie people by taxation. � At the last session of parliament, he 1 said, $35,000,000 was voted to cover the cost of operating government rail-' Premier Stewart said he would be slow to break tlie understanding that. I had been arrived at in the act, but it had been pointed out. In him the drug stores were in a dilterent position to other classes of business. So far as he was concerned he wan not very strongly in favor of the Pingle, .Medicine Hat, said Best Fresh Asparagus, lb. Saturday ................ Good Fresh Carrots, 7 lbs. ' Saturday ............... Finest Ripe Bananas, dozen Saturday ............... Best Cabbage, per lb. Saturday ................ Finest Leaf Lettuce, lb. Saturday ... I........... Best Quality Bleached Celery, Saturday ................ Choicest Cucumbers. Saturday ............... Finest Ripe Tomatoes, lb. Saturday ................ Best Quality Rhubarb, 2 lbs. Saturday ................ Florida Grape Fruit, 2 for Saturday ................ ft. C. Cooking 0nion3, 7 lbs. Saturday /............... 2 lbs. 20c 35c 5c 40c 25c 30c 35c 30c 25c 25c Finest Ontario Cheese, 2 lbs. Saturday .............................. Blueberries in tins. Saturday Special..................... Stewed Prunes (Sunkist Brand) in 2 lb. tins Saturday, crch ......................... Sauer Kraut, per tin Saturday .............................. Heinz Dill Pickles in tins, per tin Saturday .............................. Blackberries, large 2ivision horo t0(Iay. ways would be presented to parha-1___________� meat in a much better way. Mr. | Fielding thought'if the principle of i FIST FIGHT the resolution was a good one in r/a- j - sped of government railways why not ! Calgary. April 12.-As a result of a apply it to other government depart-1 f[st fight City Meat Inspector Burns ments such as the post office? The i ijes in the police cells badly bruised resolution really meant, he said, that i and beaten with a charge of assault a large sum of money which had hith- j ]ajd against him. while D~ S. McKen-erto been appropriated by parliament, zje, market superintendent with whom was no longer controlled by parlla-; he had the altercation is suffering meat. Whatever opportunity there j rrom a broken hand. It is expected a was for inquiry and criticism would ! counter charge will be laid by Burns. not longer be afforded. Mr. Fielding : -,------------ admitted that it was merely a matter ! of lack of book keeping and might not j * make any difference as far aa the Do- j * minion was concerned. " j Keep Control "As a matter of parliamentary procedure, however," lie added, "I think there was no unfairness in the act. After some short discussion the amendment was passed no motion being made to divide tlie house. It was also agreed that the hours for special work for women should A rather interesting case was heard in the District Court. by His Honor Judge Jackson yesterday, in which F. O. Hyde and Co. were suing Andrew Patterson, propric-nd finish at 11 ! tor o� tno Palace Livery for the value of a quantity of oats delivered last. ______,__ j fall. Mr. Patterson states that the REFUSED ADMITTANCE � 0!Vts wel'e never ordered by him and __ i that he never received them. The or- : * : a Bellingham, Wash., April 12;-Eight; delegates from Vancouver and Vie- | toria to the Northwestern conference j of the International Bible Students' i Association in this city were refused admittance to the United States from ] Canada today by the immigration au- j thorities, acting under orders of the | department of justice. The officers at | Blaino, were notified by C. L. Reames. | special assistant, attorney general of; Seattle to turn the delegates back, at! the border. j der was taken over the telephone the plaintiff states. The case was adjourned, and an effort will be made to locate just^exactly where the oats did BO. ; Judgment was given for the plaintiff in the case of John Stout vs H. P. Ober_ a suit over wages. Dr. Bryan was given judgment against John Borg on a suit to recover medical fees. �-. > RAID LUXEMBURG DAYLIGHT SAVING I > Ottawa. April 12.--The Daylight Savings Bill will receive the Royal assent at half past five this afternoon. Wilfrid Laurier .agreed that as much as possible, we ought to keep control of parliamentary potfers In parliamentary hands." Mr. .MacLean replied that tlie posi-:ion in regard, to the post office department was not analogous. Tlio Canadian government railways wore in a different ifosition. Tlie minister of railways said that the loss on the government roads during the last year would be large-over live million dollars. To place an amount like -this in the estimates would simply load them with a sum, ,, , , , . . which should not be there. It was1 Quebec, Apr. 12.-lederal detec-impossible to tell at the present time ! tivys' engaged in arresting draftees what sum would be required for tho i llati no monetary or other 'interest in government railways, ! tne arrests and it was in no way to London. April 11.-British aviators: > today dropped more than a ton of : emburg. In reporting on activities! * on the battlefront Wednesday the of- * ficial statement on aerial operations > says that eight enemy airplanes were > accounted for and that seven British 9 machines are missing. Priests Claimed Rough  Treatment By Soldiers OUT ON BAIL Steve Arent. charged with the murder of Carl Borowski near Taber some time, ago, was admitted to bail before Mr. Justice Walsh in Calgary on Thursday. Bail was fixed at ?20.000. The application was made by A. A.^JVIcGillvary acting for'-accused's counsel. agine a more powerful dramatic offering than the current attraction at Hie Majestic theatre-Mary Garden in "Tiie Splendid Sinner''-which was shown for the first time here at tlie Majestic theatre last night. The play revels in scenes of wanton luxury, unbridled passion, and overwhelming magnificence. Throughout the whole play the personality of .Mary Garden herself is predominant, it is a wonderful picture, one that cannot but fail to make a tremendous impression on all who see it. "The Splendid Sinner." will continue at the Majestic for the balance of this week, w'ith a special matinee on Saturday afternoon. Hall Caine's gre^t drama "The Christian" will be the offering at the Majestic for three nights starting next .Monday. Featured in the play are Edith Storey and Harle Williams and an all star supporting cast. cards, ar-d making love. It Js nd wonder that no one, not even lha . women wlonuhe wooed, had any faith in him. finally he actually lost-iaith in himself and resolved to have ilia nai, 10. in as much as he had tho game. , 11 i.< a part calling for strong character delineation, and Mr. Salisbury acquits himself perfectly. In the next Bluebird in which he is starred. "Hun* gry Eyes." Salisbury plays a Louisiana character, a black sheep, who has gone West to rehabilitate himself in the best, training school in the world. Also Clara Kimball Young in a two-reel feature. AT THE ORPHEUM In "Hands Down," which plays at the Orpheum theatre tonight, Mr. Salisbury plays the role of a carefree Italian called Dago Sam. His principal occupations are cheating at CMPRESC Tonight Last ij Time, 10c-25c Positively Petrova's Best their advantage to destroy exemption papers as has been claimed, Captain Dcsrochers of tlie federal police, stated at this morning's session of the riot �xj.ctiius' inquest soldiers we are after." Ho saw a soldier fall to the ground, hit by a bullet. The military had not yet opened fire. Colonel Lafferty. in charge of the Quebec arsenal, explaned that a regular cartridge may become explosive or soft nosed or have a simrlar effect if it strikes first a hard body then What the Press Agents Say ENOS fruit salt The rumor was circulated for weeks i enters another body or strikes other in Quebec that tlie federal detectives destroyed exemption papers in order to arrest exempted draftees and ge*J tissues. Questioned further Constable Blouin said he did not see revolvers being a $10 reward for each arrest, some of passed around to men in the mob. but MADAME PETF.OVA, for the last time at the Empr��a toniQht. tlie jurors ma'intafting an aatitude of persistent doubt. Rough Treatment Among other witnesses heafd today were two priests from the.St. Sauveur parochial church, who 'attended the wounded and dying in the riot in their parish. One of them', Father Evain told of being brushed aside and told to "Go to hell," by a soldier on the night cf tho riot when he approached the soldiers and asked them to desist from firing into the crowd. He said he only went out into the street at 11.15 after the worst of the trouble was over. Father Cotncir said he saw nothing of the trouble. He was called to administer tlie last rites to young De-mulles and that when he left the house where the dying man had been ! carried, lie was halted by two soldiers j who let him go his way after he had explained who he was and that he was going to the church. Registrar Gobeil was also on the stand today. He said every one In j town, knew on the morning of Friday i that the registrar's ^fflco was to be . attacked that eveninj;. He conferred with the mayor and the chief of police, the latter telling him that the trouble was getting too much for his small force,, of constables. Constable Blouin said he was ear.ly on the scene before the military arrived. He said he was threatened by civilians, one of whom threw a chunk of ice at him. He saw the military coming then. There miist have been a crowd of 300 or 40u� disturbers. There were six constables in all and they got the crowd to back a trifle by telling them tho military had orders to shoot-that night. Some of the civilians said: "No fear, they only have blank cartridges." Blouin said tlie civilians opened fire on the military, Blouin,said the civilians opelied fire on the military. They fired twenty or thirty revolver shots. He saw people passing around revolvers in the mob .The lives of the soldiers were in danger. He heard among the crowd cries of "let the police alone, it's the that- he saw revolvers in the hands ol the disturbers and that they fired freely. Constable Caoutte also testified along practically the identical lines as Constable Blouin. He added in answer to a question by Major Barclay: "Of course, if I am shot at, my orders are to shoot if 1 cau." He also stated that the first shots that Monday night were fired by the mob against the military. It was officially stated by Major Barclay that according to o'ficial documents there had been thirty-two soldiers wounded, twenty-eight of whom �were only slightly wounded. The inquest will be resumed Saturday morning. i AT STAKLAND "The Spindle of Life," an excellent drama of life in New York, and in a New England fishing village will be the feature at Starland tonight and tomorrow. It is a Butterfly feature. Ben Wilson, who appears in Uie leading role, is rapidly forging his way to tho top of the list of popular dramatic actors. He is ably supported by winsome Neva Gerber and a strong company. The story is "one of gripping interest Hud, tlie scenic effects and photography aia said to be excellent. In addition to tlie feature, good comedies will be* shown. Harold Lloyd in "Step Lively" is said lo be exceptionally good. / --1 , ! AT THE MAJESTIC MARY GARDEN IS SUPERB IN "THE SPLENDID SINNER" AT THE MAJESTIC It would be a hard matter to im- Here's Health -and sparkling spirits -a clear Hrain and bright eye. Keep the system clean with Eno's 20 HER SECOND PICTURE TheLight Within This is your last chance to see this masterpiece tonight. Tomorrow, Wm. S. Hart In "WOLF LOWRY" 5 Great Acta. Also a brand new Keystone Comedy. Special Matinee for Children 1 Tom Trow, Sc. /Vary*. Garden. Mary Garden will appear at Majestic touijjht in "The Splendid Sinner." TONIGHT AND TOMORROW BUTTERFLY PICTURES PRESENT Ben Wilson WITH Neva Gerber MAJESTIC TONIGHT at 8.30 \ MATINEE SATURDAY AT 2.30 MARY GARDEN -IN- IN. 'The Spiiidle of Life' AN EXCEPTIONALLY STRONG DRAMA WITH AN EXCELLENT CAST OF PLAYERS. HAROLD LLOYD in "STEP LIVELY!' The Splendid Sinner' By Kate Jordan-Directed by Edwin Carewe A magnificent emotional drama of today; in the spirit of today; in the gowns of today. A-star who Is daring, thrilling, stormy and volcanic. A beautiful, wonderful woman driven to the limit of desperation; sacrificing her honor; stripping herself of her wealth for the man she loves; placing herself in the grip of an enemy of all humanity,-^And then-a heart-stirring redemption with the final reward of martyrdom. ONLY WHEN YOU HAVE SEEN THIS OVERWHELMING DRAMA WILL YOU REALIZE THE MARVEL OF THIS GREAT ACTRE83, THE MOST CELEBRATED WOMAN IN THE WORLD. All Reserved-Prices of Admission: ' Nights-------- SOc, 35c, 23c Saturday Matinee 25c; Kiddies 5c COMING^TO THE MAJESTIC NEXT WEEK-MONDAY, TUES-DAY AND WEDNESDAY Hall Caine's Greatest Work, "The CHRISTIAN" WITH EDITH STOREY AND EARLE WILLIAMS ii HER HU8BAND HAND'S DOWN TONIGHT A Bt( -6hew m Clara Kimball Young & 5-act Bluebird This Don is is positively the greatest programme shown at the Orpheum for months, m't miss It. Coming THE FAMOUS HALLOWELL CONCERT CO., wita) ihe world's leading baritone. � , ;