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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THK LETHBRIDGE fjAUSi HF.RALO FRIDAY, APRIL 12,1918 HOME RULE WILL NOT EASE WAY CONSCRIPTION IN NEWFOUNDLAND London, April 11.-Promise home rule bill by the government litis i not hail the slightest of fact in rasing 1 � ' ' utic an order in council parsed by the Newfoundland govern- ? ment. The order was prelim* ? inary to the military service law which it is expected the  legislature will enact at a special session called for April '23. Need of raising men to fill the Newfoundland naval and mili tnry forces was given by the cabinet as ihe reason for calling the legislature into session and conscription has been proposed as necessary for the conservation of man power in vital industries. SAVED AT VERMILION tho situation as regards home rule present is that nobody wonts it. Meanwhile the Irish Times, which in the past, clamored Xor conscription and Wednesday endorsed the resolution of Tlster Vnionlsts in parliament accepting it, yesterday invited .lohti; Dillon to mal;e a bargain witTi the gov-i eminent. The Irish Times suggest?! that in the six weeks before the; machinery for conscription can he it: j working-order tho Nationalists should' undertake to raise several divisions by voluntary remitting, n result which it says, should persuade the government to abstain from enforcing conscription. IV. F. O'Connor, high sheriff for the city of Cork, has requested that I - !10etbn^el!etV8d,�f,1.il^d!,ti,e8, MTia ?r�^ Vermilion. Alta.. Aorit 12.-It is e* M, SaVT VZP, T John,DO0lej'!pected that when all the loss is count-n vnif., V,C,t-dlrat,e ,f�r varhament ie(, $-00 000 p w, rtone , .,c jn North Kings County, at the re-,tim ,t , , , ^ Business Section of Town Wiped Out in Blaze During Heavy Gale County, at the request of his supporters has decided ns a protest against conscription not to coniest the seat against the Sinn Fein candidate although he was confident of winning. Mr. Dillon is aid to have sent him a message advising him to abandon the contest. By order of the military authorities the Belfast Evening Telegram suspended yesterday owing of this town Thursday destroying every business block with the exception of one. It is understood that the insurance will net about 60 percent of the total loss. The fire started about 2 o'clock in nonties *ns afternoon with a small blaze in n was ' "le "leployment warehouse of Joseph to the j ^'cKone. which was being used as an implement warehouse, and in less than tion. ALLIED LINE WILL publication in Tuesdays edition of a �  , , . , report regarding the decisions of the! nvo "O"^. twenty-five buildings had Irish convention, which had been pro-'been destroyed with most of their con-1 hfbited in advance of official publica-'!e�,s- Tlle spread of the fire was duel ; to a heavy wind that was blowing and i lack of an adequate water system. I The fire brigades of Lloydniinster ! and Vegreville were rushed here on | special trains and did effective work, ! in preventing the further'spread of-� the flames. j | ' The Josses, as near as can be esti-[mated, are: j ! Stephens. Limited. $40,000; Craig! (Brothers $50,000; A. G. Suggett. $12,-! �000: Xell'is and Law. $30,000; F. Fen-J ier. $35,000; George Law. $10,000; J. B. j I Hunt. $7,000; F. Morgan. $3,000; .1.! ! McKone. $15,000; G. Anderson, $5,000; '� I TV. P. Pillair $15,000; V>r. Noak. $30-; i'OOO; Mitches* and Alherk, $1,000; A.: IMcWilliams. $750; George Carroll.' !^300; Gillies. $15,000: I. A. AVebber-bee. $7,000; Pastime Club. $2,000; F.' C. Long. $12,000; Dr. Moon. $1,000; S. Hynej, $10,000; Post Office building. $2,000; B. Duncan. S3.G0O; Town of Vermilion, $10,000; Royal Bank of (Canada, $15,000; Northern Hardware. | $25,000; A. Wener, $10,000; George (Benson. $200; J. \Y. Morrison, $500: ,'G. S. Matthews $300; Customs Office $300: L. M. Hunt, $2.00tiL and Dr. Chicago. Apr. 11.-The allied line on the western front will hold, the Earl of Reading. British ambassador to the United States and Lord Chief Justice of England, said in an address tonight before the Chamber of Commerce of the I'nited States in session here, , "It would be foolish -to minimize the onslaught of the German horde against our line in the west.' said Lord Reading. "Gains have been made by the enemy. Our line has been pushed back. But the objectives of the German commanders l^ive not been attained, attained.'' They never wifl he 1 Smith, $2,000. A-lfl0 JSr. Hand It Out To Them S - as They Pass-- *#- Or better, tend them half i dozen bars ef this nourishing chocolate. There is many a brave fellow hungry today in the trenches, who'will appreciate this hiehly concentrated food more than anything efte. Positively the fine* eating chocolate made. Sc. and 25c. sizes. Cowan's ^Active Service CHOCOLATE HOUSEHOLDERS Please Note th&t we deliver SOFT DRINKS of all kinds tc\ any part of the city. C.O.D. ONLY Lethbridge Brewing & Malting Co.", Ltd. CASES AT FERNIE (Special to th? lloraliD Fernie. Apr. 11.-The Michel cases, arising out of a raid made on the night of Feb. 23. at Michel; when the house ot an Italian, named Ennacra, was raided by the provincfat police in search of liquor, came before Hie Honor Judge Thomson, in the county, court here today for trial. The first case, that accusing Erma-cra. with having liquor in his keeping in a boarding house, contrary to the prohibition act, was taken up and still occupies the attention of the court. F. C. Lawe, representing the accused, objected to the wording of the information, and the point as to whether the word having or. the word keeping should be used in this connection, came up. An adjournment of a few minutes was taken during which His Honor took the matter under advisement, but when he returned to the court room, he stated that he had still some doubts, and would adjourn court until two o'clock, at which time the crown prosecutor, Mr. A., Macneill elected to 'have the word keeping used in the case as applied to the accused in the charge, and the case proceeded again. After the evidence for the crown was put in. Mr. La we raised several objections, as to evidence, etc., but the court overruled most of them excepting that referring to the lack of proof that the substance contained in several bottles which had been put in as exhibits was intoxicating liquor. This point was left undecided when court adjourned until ten o'clock tomorrow morning. Several other men who were found in the raided house, are under arrest, charged with resisting an officer of the law and with assault. These men will come up for trial.after the liquor case has been disposed of. Amateur JJlay . . The Knox church dramatic society scored another success last night when they reproduced "What Happened to Jones." a comedy which they put on the hoards for the benefit of Knox elmrch a few wjeek* ago, and which drew a capacity house. The play was a decided "hit," and it was decided to reproduce it for the benefit of tho Great War Veterans' association. Another large audience turned out to see the play the second.time and it went with a smoothness that brought much praise from the audience. Lieutenant YV. .1. Claridge, preHident of the Veterans, in a very modest little speech, expressed the thanks of the returned soldier* to the Dramatic Society and to"the Fe'rnte people for the very generous patronage, extended for their benefit. The entertainment netted the Great War Veterans over a hundred dollars, which will be expended in maintaining and further decorating then" new club rooms, over the 41 Market. TAKE RUftS. SHIPS A Pacific Port, Apr. 12. - Three Russian ships, the Nijnnovgorod, Tuia and Kishinev, were taken over here yesterday by the United States shipping board. They have a dead weight, in cargo capacity of 12,000 ton�; They have been loading here with supplies intended for Russian Pacific ports. Jennings Forster, ten-year-old aon of R. J. Foster, of Leamington, died suddenly in convulsions from ptomaine poisoning, supposed to have been caused by drinking sap from a rusty pall. CROWN BRAND Paris. April 1!.-Uow Spain last j month barely missed falling into n |\ state of anarchy mid how King Alfonso, taking the reins into his own hands, brought the conflicting political leaders under his domination and saved the situation, is told In a delays' letter irom Madrid received by Le Matin. "The height of the crisis was on i .March 21." the letter says, "when the j situation appeared to be desperate, and the king took hold ot the parliament. He summoned the tenders of all parties to the palace where each statesman, thinking he had been summoned privately, was surprised to I find himself in company with all his | rivals. . "At the same time the captain general of Madrid arrived and declared | to the king: " 'Sire, you may be tranquil. If [ you are unable- to form a ministry with these gentlemen of th#! Cortrs, the army will form one for j you tomorrow.' King's Action Immediately on opening the conference King Alfonso said: " 'This | is no longer a question of days or hour.-, but it is a question of minutes. If nothing comes from this conference the royal family v,-iU leave the soii of Spain. Ae for me, I shall remain at my post so long as a batta'.ion remains for me to defend Spain, its constitution and the dynast} .' "On the following day when the j announcement was made that a coalition cabinet had been formed, at the behest of the king crowds gathered before the palace and obliged the monarch to show- himself to acknowledge -their delirious ovations. The entire day of March 22 was a day of joy in Madrid. "King Alfonso, who a faw days before had appeared to be at the roint of breaking-with his people, traversed the streets of the capital in an open carriage, shaking hands, extended from all sides, and acknowledging cheers from constantly growing crowds." Children Love It! A wholesome spread for a piece of Bread.  "Crown" Syrup is a pure, delicious Table Syrup-much less expensive than butter. Fine for homemade Candy. All grocers sell it in 2,5,10 and 201b. tins and 3 lb. "Perfect Seal" Glass Jars. has all the sweetness of the Golden Corn from which it is made. Try it! 23 I6r Write for free Cook Book "m THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL. EVERY MODEL SHOWN A WINNER FOR 1918 each style has character features exclusively found in Fashion-Craft clothes. men who aim to retain the glory of youth, pay proper attention to their outward looks,- clothes go far towards making or marring. each man is taken at his own valuation-show by your actions, speech and dress that you value yourself highly and live up to it. Fashion-Craft clothes give value, quality and dignity to the wearer, sold at two hundred shops in Canada, price range from $20 to $50. Local Selling LOUIS KEEL Agency FASHION-CRAFT STORE, LETHBRIDGE 73 ;