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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 1918 / THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD. PAGE FIVE Did^Not Investigate Woi-k of Bolo Pasha In Canada Ottawa, April 24.-Hon. Mr, Murphy In the houHo this atternoou aaked It tlio koverumoiit was awuro that fri a report from Perley Morne and Com-}mny to tbo attorney genoriil of N�w York Stale it wuh diaclosod that Bolo Pa&ha had transferred the sum of $170.0G8 from his ifccoiitft In tho Iloy-;il Bank of Canada to .1. P. Mortcan anil Company. Mr^ Murpliy asked filT--ther if tho sovernmont had taken any iitep.'! to investigate tho dealings of Uolo I'ttsha lu Cttnada. To each of the questions Hon. Mr. Jlowell repHetl "No.""" , Mr. Baldwin asked if at' tho time tho eoveri'ment toolc over the Ross lllfle Factory, the British govornmont had stated that It was iu a position t96 tlL-BEHAVEO Ottawa, April 24.--Sir Robert Horde^ has recoived from Sir Edward Kemp, minister of overseas military forces of Canadv. a copy of a letter from Brig. General Alexander MacDou-gall. director general of timber operations, dealing with tho discipline of tho Canadian Forestry Corps. The li'ilei states:  "In continnation of my rejijort on tlie operations of tlie Canadian Forestry Corps, I wish to'draw your attention to the general good Cebavior of the men and the deep resentment that we feel against the slanderous attack,'; levelled at the men pt the Canadian overseas forces irf certain quarters in Canada. "When it is considered that the great majority the liien under my command^have liad very little oppor-tunilS' for military training either liero/*r in Canada prior to going out to work with the different forestry companies, their magnificent discipline and liehaviour is a matter of , ., ,, t-i -m i, 1 , e which Canadians can bo justifiably ,Otawa. April 23.-E.Meloche of proud. Many of these pien have left ^J""' a deserter from, an Ottawa corps families at home and arc looking tor- "''o' slightly wounded in the ward 10 rejoining them at the tmd of' "^"^ ^y a^member of the military pol- )l. S. GOVT. TAKES ALI / ' ----- Watfiington, April 24.-The government has decided tc take over all raw wool now held In warehouses at the price prevailing on July 30 last. If holders do not agree to sell at that price the W90I will be ccmmancleered. Wool that Is now being clipped in the west also will be taken. The country's looms, forty per cent, of whose facilities are now engaged on government work, will be required to give sixty per cent, of their output'to the government, > Civilian consumers will get the remainder at government fixed prices. 'KPE ONFAITOBE GRANTED LEAVE Those in Lower Category Than "A" Will Not l^e Called Toronto, April 21 -"J '.Woiilrl say that in my judgmi'Mt. thy Cimadian .VortJicrn itaihviiy coiuriK;!! sUic.k is not only worth lesi- Imi uori-ie Iban worlliless because ii lanios widi i( a great obligation to llic people ot (^anada." This was 1 lu; ilaiI'liinnt iiuulc iicl'ore the Caiuwliaii N'oi-llipru Railway arbitration today hy .1. L'. I'ayiR', controller of statistii's, al Ollawa. Mr. I'ayne declareJ tluil for tlic year )ni7, there was a ilNlicii. of over $�,000,nnO, if tlu; pi-opcr charRCii against revenue wort- Id bo talien into consideration, lie ini-Hii-r doclarpii that tbo company wa;s y.hnri $];),Onn,()00 in earnings to nia^a' ii KUpcrficMally .'iolvoiit. In fixing tlw sc. aiipmxiinato r'isiii-es. he said, he was making tlin 0. P. n. bis basis, as a iiHrfeetly hoI-vont railroad. THURSDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Maggi's Concentrated Soup Tablet-;. Special ViTlue. 6 pkts. Thursday ................. Tuxedo Baking Powder. Special vniiie, 5 lb. tin. Thursday ........................ 1 lb. tins Rciinbow Salmon. Special value, each, Thursday ....................... Large tins George Washington Coff��, each Special value, Thursday ................ 21/2 lb. size Blackberries in tins. Special value, Tiiursday, 3 tor 25c 1.25 27c 99c 89c B. C. Cooking Onionsr Special value, Thursday ........................ Gold Scap, larae bars. Special value, Thursday J...................... Gold Dust Washing Powder, Special Thursday, 2 pkts................. Hudson Bay Loo.-se Black Tea. Special Thursday, 3 tbs.................. Jeiio Assorted Jelly Po".-Jers, Special Thursday, 3 pkts................ 8 ,b...25^ :.".^.= 50c 24c .^","M.25 value, 29^. Deliveries Every Hour Phone 3 1 3 BYIIL POLICE the war and it i."' f� it is.claimed a matter of fact, the behaviour of the '^at^ the officers in .is ng fire arms m I such a congested portion of the city [ were placing the lives of innocent persons in jeopardy and tlfroats are be- Winnipeg, April 24.-According o reports from Ottawa, provided that a man can produce a certifi-sate from the agricultural renre- � sentatlve of tho district to the effect that he is an efficient farmer and urgently required on the land any soldier who has.been graded In a lower medical category than "A" may -be granted leave of absence without pay. It is statied that such leave will be granted in the first instance until July 15. Provided that application is made on or before- that date it may be extended for a fur-, thcr.three months on production of a further certificate. The certificate must state th?.t the' r^nn *9urjng his (eave has been contin' uously engaged in agriculture and that'his services are still urgently needed this way. , A schoolhou�! at Stratford was totally destroyed by fire. A spark from tho chimney passing through th.e attic is thought to have been tlie.icause. 't* *� "C* ** ** ** ** *** ** *** *** ** t* ? ? ? ? men of this corps since its formation has been exceptionally satisfactory, and it is my opinion when they return homo they will themselves demonstrate l-hat tlieir overseas experience has improved them in every way." Sir Edward Kemp says he visited the forestry corps at Windsor Foi�st rocentl^f uni was very niucii impressed with tile general appearance of the men working there. "Tliey were al! clean and .smart iind a well set up, sturdy looking lot," said Sir Edward. "They live under excelleut conditions awl from what I saw and heard there, f would judge lliat their behavior is excellent."  ing openly made of retaliation 011 the military polfce it they persist in such drastic action. --r--~' ? ? ? ? ? ? > ? ? ? ? > ? ? navy on tlie Flanders coast. : (Signed) DRVONSIIIRF." ? ? : ? ? ? ? ? ? : ? ? ? ? ? REFORM OF HOUSE LORDS London, April. L'4.-TI16 report of Lord Bryce's. comkhittee on the reform of the hdUseof lords recommends  that, tho liouse consist ot iw(j sections, one of 246 persons selpcted 'w ii;inels or members of the house of commons distributed m geographical groups and the olher to criisist ot persons chosen by a joint standing^cominit:-leo of bo!:h houses. The number of these per--,onii is-recommended to be about one fourth of the whole BfiSond cliamber, "excluding membersofficio. ALL ON FACTORY AC VETERANS HAVE dc Ottawa, .'\pril returned soldier.=4 / Chief Inspector .Mci.end is in the city today on matter.-; connected with the administration ol liie I'aet.ory act. DuHng tli-3 day he called 011 representatives of the retail merchants and the retail clerks, and it is understood that on the whole lie found that the proposed arrangement whereby a Wednesday afternoon halt jiolirtay v.'a.s. to be granted for I lie suninier in lieu of ijaturday w^hi opening till W..')0 was satisfactory to everybody. Mr. McLeod state,-; that practseally everywhere fn the jirovince lie finds tiiat a similar sciUinicnt pi-evails. There seems to be .some criticism ot tiie -plan in iMedicinc Ilat but it amounts to very liiiio a. > > ? ; : > v.. Edmonton, April 24.-The Dominion Police have established a detachment in Edmonton and will maintain a head-quartep office here" for the duration pf tiie war. A force of thirteen con >., stables is aireAdy on duty and tho ? '.territory to be covered by the detach- ? ijinent comprises the northern part of the province from Red Deer to the ? tar north, and from the Saskatchewan to the British Columbia borders. -oui;h inherent bu;;i-nesH aiiiiity to make a hundred thousand dollars in six months. He make.f Kood, defeating iii� latiier ;ri ;i rnn-lesl ot IniKiness wiis, and liiuliii;; hajipiiiess in tho love of a very eharin-ing girl ot the west. In tact, ho jiroves in every way that lie is I'le siiii of his father," it is a role very .much to Ray's likin.i?, and he brings tu it tiie pleasing personality, the boyish enthusiasm, and tho recogni-zed genius ,scrcen acCing that have made him a favorite everywhere. Remember the new hours, matinees i!.;to to ."),;!0, and evenings 7.30 to 11..'10, excejiting Saturdays, when matinees will commence al J.00 and evening porformance.s at 7. Doreeii \\'hite will .sing all this week. Only one day more to see Milcjiel, ije\vis in iiis six foot ot gracel'u Klrengtli as "Lono Deer," the Ganadiai "lireed." whose primitive heart has ; finer appreciation of nature's licauli ami the immutability of Rrovidenei-; liian moat so-called "civilized" men .�Vtter tomorrow "Tlio Sign inviaible,;. like al! good , things must" ))ass on. Tliose wlio (Uijoy having tiieir nerves liirilled, liearts touched and sense 0: the beautiful delighted should, iiy al.' means visit tlie Orplieum tonight. AT THE EMPRESS ;\ Liicillo King, who plays Andrea in a new Mutual special production, "The Planter," starring Tyrone Power, is one, of tho most beautiful women in .-VmCrica, Aliss King posed in tlie nude for some of tho scenes in "The I^lanter" -scenes that call for such action as that in which Miss King is piesented.' When tho young actress abandons tile habiliments of civilization and plunges into tho Gila river, she is jirobably the most beautiful "thing that the morning sun of that ^'ild reaion ever shone on. Miss King was one of the most noted models in the world when she espoused motion pi9ture art. She had been posing in the nude, for four years when induced to sign a contract for her appearance in "The Planter." Most of tho loading artists ot the country had painted her. . This picture as coming to the Empress tomorrow and Friday. Tonight Theda Bara iii/'the "Double Lite." AT THE OKPHEUm There is onlj' one day more in wliich* to see "The Sign Invisible" with all its thrills and pathos. This will be shown at the Orpheum tonigl^^ FIGHT OVER REFORMS FINED IIOaCOSTS Jlagistrale Irwin kept up the good \ work in A. P. P. court this morniug'k, when another booze case was brought before him. Heleh'Hubert, one of�th6 landladies in th6 restricted district was taken in tow' by Detectives Hes-keth and Wigg yesterday charged with iteeping liquor for sale. She had the hard stuff camoutlaged in two per cent bottles and placed with the temperance beer. When Detective Hesketh shook the bottles some - frothed and others didn't. This aroused his suspicions, and wlien the su.spicious bottles were opened they wore found to contain the simon-pure dope. Helen was fined $100 and costs. Governor Beckmnn,- of Rhode Island, has signed an act passed by..^ the general assembly requiring every^'raan between the,ages of eigltteen and fifty years to be cmplojied at least 3C hours a weelt. Willard Storage Battery Service. Station We" are now open for business- -and are ready to repair and charge any type of battel>^. 1 HENRY J. DENN PROP. 311 7TH ST. S. PHONE 616 Budapest, Hungary, April 24.- Dr. Wekerle. the Hungarian premier, to-da.v explained in the Hungarian lower house that the cabinet had fcsigned because it had become doubtful whether it would be authorUed to dissolve parliament in order to carry through i the suffrage reform measure. Emper-di- Charles, the jireraier said, had p.c-cepted the resignation ot the ministry but had asked the ministers to conduct affairs until the appointment of a new cabinet. � What the Press Agents Say Matinees .......... 2.30 to 5.3(^ p.iVi Evenings ......... 7.30 to 11.30 p.m Saturdays-Matinee at.....2.00 p.m Saturdcjys-Evening at .... 7.00 p.m TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT FIVE-REEL DRAMA FULL OF THRILLS AND ACTION. ALSO FIRST CLASS COMEDY AND DOREEN WHITE. TONIGHT^ Prices JOc-25c Mitchell Lewis in a mighty drama of the Northland. "The Sign Invisibk" This play teaches a big moral lesson and at least. i)a per cent, of tho Lethbridge public should see it. CANADIAN TITLES AT A GLAKiCE One hundred and eight Cifnadiana now bear titles, heredita^ ones number fifteen altogether. ^ ^ : �: : : : � :.:� > : ? ? AT STARLANH Five years ago Charles Ra.v, who will he seen at Starland tonight and toniorraw in "The Son ot His I'^itlior" a Paramount productibn. was a member of an unimportant musical 00:11-edy in the far west. Tlpday ho is one ot the recognized stars ot the cinema SONS OF ITALY LODGE OF COALHURST Benefit Dance In Aid of Italian Refqgces Will Be Held ^ In Percival's HaU, Coalhurst On FRIDAV April 26 Needs' Orchestra of Lethbridge \ Will Furnish the MLIsic. Tickets $1.00 Ladies' Free ^ Refreshments Everybody. Welcome GOD SAVE THE KING ' � 4 TOMORROW ' TYRONE POWER Famous and Distifiguished Actor of the Speaking Stage and Screen  IN . "THE PtANTER" A Seven-Reel Production built on Herman Whitakei-'s novel, "The Planter," one of the most ^fascinating works ot fiction published in a decade. - - . ' TONIGHT ONLY Theda Bara in ''Her Double Life," The thrilling story of a woman's deception. Also screaming L-KO Comedy and  MISS PEGGIE O'HARRA The Irish Nightingale. 7632 37853?7356 8 04 71 ;