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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY. APRIL 15. mtt THE LETHBniDGR DAILY HERALD PAGBPIYB lAST ACT BEING En FORCE WILL GO OVERSEAS The last act In th� patting of the Mounttd Police from ths prairie* la being now enacted. Oetaehmenta are being eleaed up. auppllee and harae* and men �re being collected at headquartRr::. and arr�ng�ment� made for the tending of the force overajaa. In-ttructiont have alto been tent to cancel leaiee of all buildlngt. InttrHCtlona have been tent out from Reglna to all auperinten-denta to dote up all detachmentt and to tea that all men ni|d eup-pliet are called in. lnttr>Jctlons are alto being tent regarding medical examination for ovcrseae. Whether thia may be taken to mean that the force will proceed te war at a unit it not certain. Special meataget of congratulation hava been eent through Commiatlonar P?rry to the tup-erlntendent* from the oomptroller, conveying the gratitude of the government on the fine apirit of the men In offering their eer-vicet for overteat. Local Protftt ' A Rtroii(?ly worded rfrotem ORatnst t)rMl privy foiincll. I wliPn 'iiioHtionnd IhU mdrniiiR In rof-�rf>nr Perry of the R NAVMI'.. vaid he hart nottiInK to nay In rejrord to ih�> iiiaticr, hilt Intimated ihnt lio would probably makn a dtatmr.rnt later on With Own Officer* RoKina. S�!ik. Apr. ir,-Tbo board of tTHdo han today rerolvpd a trie gram from lir. W. 1). Cow.Tn. MI'.. ni;!t he J.M 'n-diirpd forre (II .N.W.M. I'.i win Ko overseas under Its own ofilPorK." Are Being Astembled HeElna, Apr. 14.-All N.CO.'n and men of the H N.W M I', with the px i'eptlon of those In the Yukon iind the fur north are bnfnii aHscniblod to di-vinlonnl headquartfrt lier beInK mention-cd. The R.N.W.M.V. were virtually a part of the Slrathoon* Horse regi Li D ASECRET SESSION sir Robert Borden H:is Confidential Information to Impart Ottawa. Apr. lr..-Sir Robert �erden announced when the houte met that there would be a aecret eettian of ptrllnment on Wednaiday to consider the war aituatlon. TUESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Large Paeketa MeCormicks Soda Bitcultt. Tuetday, each . '. S'/i alie tint Sweet Potatoes, each Tuatday �........ ........... Strictly Freth Egga. per dozen Tuetdey .................. .......... P.-inahine Cleanter, per tin Tuetday ................... King Beeeii Raapberry Jam. pail TuBtrtay ............................ 1.10 25c 35c 10c 95c Freth Bhubarb, 2 ibt. Tuetday...................... Tint Beefiteak and Onlont, each Tuetday ...................... 24 lb. tackt r4o. 1 White Flour. Tuetday .......... Large Florida Grape Fruit, 2 for Tuetday ...................... 1 lb. pVti. Oleomargarine Tussciay...................... 25c 35c 1.65 25c 40c Deliveries Every Hour Phone 313 Ottawa. April l.'> I'mii^inK'nt nifptH in sefret senaloti remi(!r pointed out that althouxh the jmbllc and the government were favorably disposed in this connection, yet the way in whl, in an ordinary resslon of the iionsp. 1 have referred to the leailT of tlie opposition us to the holding or a secret scs-.slon. The motion I nrrsmt after conference with my cr)llca(!ueiid in the Im-mejliate future. It will then be possible to explain tnucli more in detail when that session i licld the reasons on account of which I think it is dc-I Elrablo." Sir Wilfrid I.aurier remarked thai ; he had been consultcf! by the prime .minister as to the adviHabllity of a . secret tcssion. On a matter of this I kind. Sir WHfrld said, the government jmuHt take the responsibility. There I could be no harm in h secret (session if the government wanted to impart Information that it was not in the public interest to give to the public in general. The motion was then carried. Sir Wilfrid Laurier a.sked if it was true that It had been decided to er.-A cable ha' been received by the militia department stating ^hat the main Canadian army which is holdinK Viniy UidRO and the line in the neif;hborliood ol I.ens has not yet been drawn into the latest big oirensive. The Ciermans struck the British line north of tho Canadian.^. There has been heavy bombardment of the Canadian lines and sporadic fighting but no blR i-ttack has been launched against the Canadian front The militia authorities here from the first have expressed every confidence' in the ability of the (Canadians to hold their positions, hut feared that If the Germans advanced much further to the north the Canadians might be compelled to retire in order to prevent �n enveloping movement. However, the British lino is now holding and for the presont thiii danger is past. PAT BURNS DONATES A BATTLEPLANE To,-.)iii... Al)r. 14,--ratri(k Itui-na. of C.ilgary. Kcncrallv known tin "the cattle kinii.'h;n don.Ttctl i battleplane at ,i (c-t of $l.'..i.iM) to tlio l{o>al .\ir fi.rcc. flii-nn^^h l1if William Fox ma'-K-r rilnin. horFclf Is a noted licHiity of till' SfUitlilanil. ami loves IMxie po well lliat lier interpretation ill Ills lilni of I,ue(ial feeliim, .\m the lilni kniailing villain of tlie ;-toi-y i.-i found Stuart llnlnie-* , the I 111(1--^? sllcce!^^rlll villain of filmland, who lias apjicarcd in his villainous rile.s in many Fox feature films At the Orphenm tonlRht .Mso ( harles  baplin in .Kasy Street. Us a real mirth provokci. THREE CHILDREN KILLED WaslilnBloii, .\pr. 1.5-Three children were killed whrti the (lernian submarine boniiiardeil the port of Monrovia, capital of Liberia, on April 10. the state department was advised in a report today from .Vmerican Charge Bundy. Three persons were injured. The bombardment followed a demand �pon the Mherian government that it destroy the French wireless station at .Monrovia. E Determination to enforce the Health Act in tho cnso of whooping cough was decided on by the loeiii board of health at its last meeting. Xunierous complaints have been made to the. medical health officer that parents ed by the statutes. What the Priss Agents Say AT THE EMPRESS "The Girl Phlllppa," is the big feature at the Kmpress tonight. The Charleston News and Courier reports as follow* on "The Girl Phlllppa, the thrilling motion picture from the novel by Robert W. Chambers, in which Anita Stewart is starred: "l>�DUBual is a mild word with which to qualify the public's reception of Miss Anita Stewart In 'The Girl Phil-Ippa' the fitting feature finishing the Academy's successtilT photoplay season today. ' 'The Girl Phlllppa' has duplicated in Charleston its Nev.- York success, smashing box-office records. At the impress tonight. AT THE ORPREUM "A Tortured Heart" tells a powerful AT THE MAJESTIC Ifall Caliyp's greatest work "The Ciiristian" will be the attraction at the .Majestic theatre for three nights starring tonight, and with such a sterlinK attraction, large crowd* will doubtless be attracted to the theatre. In this Vltasraph production of "The Christian.' Karle Williams Is seen in the role of 'John Storm," antl Edith Storey as "Glory CJuuyle." !h book form, the story of "The Clirlttlan," has been read by millions, and already thousands of people have teen the piny. There will be hut one performance nightly at $..10, and all seata for The Christian" may be reserved In advance. One of the best dramatic offerlngt of the season will come to the Males-tic on Monday and Tueaday of next week, when Kd. W. Rowland wUl offer the play of springtime and love eternal 'The inarritge QaeatTon." With superb momenta of beauty, of drama and of love, with comedy filtering through like glorlona golden sunbeams "The Marriage Question" will delight those who aee It. It It a play with a deligbtfiitly wholesome appeal to young and old. Tbe production is not a motion picture but one of the strongest stage plays ot the reason. ! whose children have whooping cough Jaro lax in. keeping their children off { the streets and away from public i places, bo drastic action as Indicuted i in the following resolution i the board will be taken: That the Medical Officer of Health ' be Instructed to enforce the conditions Vaughao, ; of the Health Act with regard to part ment thousand other civil service employ es in the country would liave to be considered. In regard to pensions and an eight hour day for men employed by the government, extenaiou ul labor bureau In connection with voluntary farm labor., vocalioual training of returned aoldlers and the proposal to apiioint a labor reproncutatlve to the invalided soldiers' commission, improvement of j food regulations, aboUtioo uf election deposits and the reinstatement of the publication of the Jewish "Forward" R trade Journal which has been banned In Canada. The deputation urged the manufacture of beer containing 2 1-2 per cent, alcohol, instead of proof tUirit. Winnipeg fishermen demand an in-creaae In prieet paid them by the Government or threaten not to produce tiielr winter'* c^tuh. HECURQ) dONICCOLD WlfflVINOL Mc Bagk/s Latter Printod H�r�M PMof Dunn. N. C^"l raffcrtd with a chronic cold lor f ear month*, ceughad dayandnifht Had to Iimp on work-inf wb�n 1 wai not abia to. I aaw Vuiol advtrtiaad and triad it. and I want to tall yon it iuit curtd that cold in a ihort timt."--J. C. Baglay. Dunn. N. C. That'a baeauaa Vinol ia a cenatiM* tionat cod livor and iron ronwdy �*lch aida dlfaatien. anrichaa tha Usod and craataa atranctb. Than duroole ceiulu and salda naturally ^"PBajtf. your mamoF will U t-Mrnad, if II doaa not hal^ yon. 4. 0. HIOINtOTHAM A CO.. LTO. Oruoglat*. Lathbrldga Alao at tha baat drufflata in all Albarta ^wna. ed; and tba't such public pinca must he disinfected at the expense of the proprietor. THOSMllOO NEW TREASURER The appointment of Thos. Fleetwood a� city treasurer to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of U. ;c. Farrls. has been confirmed by Ihe city couniil. At the regular weekly lueetiUK this morning tho council do-,00 greater appreciation than shown In the Swain report of w||ich the C.N.R. interests rather approved. At the opening of tbe session, Mr. Tllley announced that he had received a wire from Premier John Oliver of British Columbia, that May 1 was Ihe earliest date on which he could be present. "I feel strongly," he wired, "that I should he heard." The l^oard decided to hear him upon that date so thht a further extension of the time wUhin which the award may be made will be necessary. The original date was April 1, now it likely will be June 1. The figurea as offered by Mr. Vaug The figures a* offered by Mr. Vaugban as regard* C.N.It. rolling tock f��How: ' Original value |54,331,8(tT; deimcl-atlon 116,496,602; dtpreciatad vWue $37,735,268. Tliaas were contrasted with Prof. Swain'a figura* which were a* follow*: Original value f&A.r>�0,418: depreciation tll,i:5i),t33; depreciated value 146,339.886. Mr. Vaughan waa unable tu explain the 13,200,000 betwaan hi* own figure* of original value and that ot Prof. SwaiQ If both were taken from the books. U was a difference tha4 would probably diaappear with checklns- Andrew Stark who hfd worhed under Mr. Vaughan in preparation ot hia figurea threw ome light on the dls crepancy. .For instance where the Swain report showed 7S0 locomotive* as on June SO, 1116. at the tima of the c^niplling ot ihe Vaughan figuras there were only 703, twenty aaran hav Ing been scrapped in the maantlner In addition there wara siity paaaenger noaehaa ahown on tha Bwaialiat which could not ha found at all-whan tha Vaughan fiiuraa wara made. Incid�ntaUy it waa rantarkad that nona ot tha paaaangar coMhaa wara dapraoiatad mora tiian M par,cant.,of thahr original coat_' Jean Nicholson, agad S year*, wa* run ovar and iajurad by  milk wagon OB (ho road in Mooaa Jaw. ARPHEUM a � TONIQHT Ifl w AND TOMORROW *� New York, N.Y.. Apr. 15.-The American steamship which was burned oft tbe coast of Nova Scotia on Saturday night was Identified here today aa Ihe City of Wilmington, formarly the Barber Unas freighter Cfkmino. She was a vessel ot 3309 tout grots and was on a voyage from southarn ports tor Prance with a cargo ot cotton and flour. POUND OIAO Moqaa Jaw. 8aak.. Apr. lS.~-Tom Lord, lanltor of tha Rutsall Block, waa found dead by hi* wita last night ahortly afttr 1% o'clock, plnnad in ba-tween tha platform in the allay way and the tlavator. How ha met hia iilaath is a myttary at praiant. London, Apr. 15.-"What is new moat preeaingly required I* that the fighting force* of the United 8tatea ehould b* brought aa peedily aa petalbl* into the field," *aid A. J, Raifour, the foreign aecretary, in apeaklng at a luncheon to the American labor delagation today. "The German plan," continued Mr. Balfour, "la te ahattar the Britiah army before tho Ameri. eana can be brought into the aeal*.." QUEBEC CITY BONOS Quebec, April 16.-The minister of finance has authorized the bond Issue of the City of Quebec for u sum of $479,000. Tiie bond* will be Issued at five year terms bearing six ijer cent. HAVE RETURNED An Atlantic Port, April 16.-8ir William Hearst, premier ot Ontario, accompanied by Lady Hearst, arrived here today on an American steamship from Porto Rico, CUT DOWN THE COMMON* iTAFP Ottawa, Anrll lS.^Bpeaker Rhodes ot tha house ot common* and tha ebiat official* ot the houaa ot commons atatt are conduoting an inquiry into the atatt and ita duttaa>with the purpose of asoartaiaing whatb-er or not any man ara batng un-nacassarlly iinamployad. The apeakar will maka a report ia ragard to tha mattar to tha house.  �        Charlie Chaplin IN 'Easy Street Virginia Pearton IN "A TORTURED HEART" The dramatic story of a woman's etroggle for happiness. :::::::: Written and Directed by W. 8. Davis. r AT STARLAND AN EXCELLENT PROGRAM AT 8TARLANO "The Rise of .lennie CiishinK." the .\rfcTaff proflii'tlon sturrifiK Kl'�io Ferguson, and now beinK shown at Sl.irliind. is ,ida[>toi| from the book i l.y Mary R. WuttH_ and is a big, grip-jiinK .'itfiry. modern in Its theme and fearless in Its treatment, si�niflrant-ly nmiiuentinK on the tendencies of society tod:iy. Those who have read the book and have lauehed and cried over the trIalH of Jennie will weep copiously and shriek .with laughter nt the touching scenes and the flashes of comedy in this photoplay, which marks the second appearance of tho noted star In tlie films. .Notwithstanding the high position in stardom attained by .Miss Ferguson, she is still young In years, anil her beauty Is famous on two continents. She make* an idwal picture subject, her youth and splendid natural acting making one forget it Is a play, and rather forcibly impressing the audience with the Idea that it is looking at actual happenings from life. There Is nothing stagey In the i�roaiid-tnM ranaady for a (or< ' pM Ihrer and bowala which doa't act fraely and aMuallr* TakooiiaplIlaTanral(lttiaMra �aty whaa yoa'ro aara Ita i chalky. colorless complexions need gartee*s ron pols TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT ELSIE FERGUSON FAMOUS STAGE BEAUTY, IN "The Rise of Jennie Cushing' ONCE NIGHTLY AT 8:30 YOUR SEATS IN ADVANCE MAJESTIC ItK tonight, Mod. Apr. 15 GREATER VITAGRAPH PRESENTS THE SUPER-FEATURE "THE CHRISTIAN" BY HALL CAiNE WITH A WONDERFUL COMPANY INCLUDING EARLE WILLIAMS and EDITH STOREY AS JOHN STORM AS GLORY GUAVLI ALL SKATS MAY BK  RKBERVBO Prices - - - 50c, 3Sc, 2Sc SIX PARTS DOREEN WHITE Tha tan yaar aid Canadian Ta^ragglni In aanga. Tha Httla girl ia a wandar and wlii alng aaah aftamaan and avaninf. Dani mlaa thlik additlanal treat ADiMlfSION Ma ANB lOe. EMPRESS- TONIGHT AMERICA'S DAINTiCST ACTRKS'S ANITA STEWART IN "THE GIRL PHILIPPA" EIGHT RBBLS. BY ROBERT W. CHAMBERS Over five million people read this story as a serial in Coamopolitaa Magaiine. With obarmtag Anita Stewart ptaylng the' role ot Bohart W. Chambera' most lovahia heroine, the wondar-fihn eooMa Into being. Maha sura you sea it Tonight at the Bmpraaa. Abo Alica IkwaH Cemadr. *'Skt DmI Ikr Kt" MISa AkIOB MaKENZIB WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY "ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL Uajr* Ona of tha moat iatarasUag ot the tamooa rtti WmM fk*