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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta r THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 1917 THE LETHBRIDGE DAIL* HERALD PAGE FJVB Lloyd-George Says That Conditions Are Improving London, Aug. 16.-Premier Lloyd i tons of shipping were lost through Oeorge, speaking In the houses of com- tho Teuton submarines. . In July tho I tonnage lost went down to 320,000 gross tonB. TIiIh month mere was n nubatantlal improvement over that of July. The not losses since tho commencement of Germany's unrestricted submarine warfare was under 250,000 tons a month. Tho premier said: "Germany now Is barely able to hqld her own, not even tlint." Premier Lloyd Georfio said that In tho first six months of this year tho new tonnage tmllt was 484,-000 while in tho last six months, Including purchases, tho new tonnago would bo 1,424,000. Tho premier also said that considerable addition ha;l been made In tho program of naval construction. There had been a considerable Having In bread consumed, tho premier said owing to closer milling and food economy. There had boon addition to wheat stock of 70,000 quarters a week. A quarter Is 480 pounds. mons this afternoon said that this tlmo last year tho wheat In this country nmbunted to 0,480,000 quarters and that now It la 8,500,000 quarters. Tho Htock of oats and barley, he declared, also waB higher. Mr. Lloyd George Bald tho acreage under cultivation showed nn Increase of 1,000,000 acros. If tho harvest weather ware good, tho condition of food supplies would ho very satisfactory. Tho premier added that thoro hnd boon an increaso in tho BH/.ir reserve. "Tho government has como to tho conclusion," Premier Lloyd George said," that with reasonable economy there. Is no chance of starving Kng-land out. Admiralty planB for doallng with the submarines havo been increasingly successful." Tho British premier said that In tho single month of April 560,000 gross EAT THE I (By S. S. Dunham). Yes thero wore several things of a romantic nature canio to our attention during the Chautauqua, possibly the most Interesting of which was In connection with Miss Ward, and it is by her consent that I am allowed to dlscloso It. Fow of the people who hear Miss Ward In her wide lecture Hold know that Ada L. Ward is only tho maiden name of that distinguished \ person, and that ns a matter of fact her real name is Mrs. Grlsson, and that she has been married for some years, her public work being continued under her maiden name. When tho war broke out she was [ called to the work in France as she [relates, but her husband was called i to the trenches, and for three years I they had not mot. Finally ho whs discharged us unlit for further services. At that time she was making her Canadian tour on her work, inasmuch as she could not go to him, it was natural that he should come to her, and It was at Lcthbridgo after tho three years' separation that they met again. Tho writer had the pleasuro of Bome hours in Mr. Grisspn's company. A quiet, unassuming, modest little Englishman with ways that were quite as winning as thoso of his distinguish ed wife. 1 begged him to permit me : to lot the people know who he was, ! because I knew that they would like to bo kind to him and show that they appreciated his work as well ns hers, but lihiglishmanlike, he preferred to stay in the background. Had it been known at tho big mooting on Sunday night at the time that Miss Ward was ^ making her touching appeal on that occasion, that her modest little hus-; band just out of tho trenches was suiting In the audience, It is hard to say J what our people would have done. For |when she spoke of "how happy we [shall be when tho boys return," she jyas speaking out of the overflowing of her own heart. I had tho pleasure of seeing them together. When Mayor Hardio asked "Miss Ward" when she would return to England, she replied "what does it matter now, my husband is here." Yet sho could not disguise the fact that hers work was for the "Tommies" for whom sho had sacrificed and risked so much. At night when Chief Hardle was taking her and Mrs. Ritchie to Mrs. Ritchie's beautiful residenco where sho was stopping, I had the pleasure of accompanying them. Miss Ward said to mo, "Mr. Dunham, this lias been ono of tho happiest days of my life," and In her characteristic way she said, "Oh, but it ha3 been great," but when wo wero speaking about the altentiveness of the big audience and of Canadian audiences in general, I remarket1 that she would find no more intelligent or attractive audiences in the world than she would Hnd in Western Canada, Miss Ward says, "I think that is true," then in an undertone she said, "except tho Tommies." And fco I left this most interesting little Englishwoman feeling that sho had brought me and the people of Loth-bridge nearer to tho Tommies than we had ever been before. fives. The hankers and mortgage men and business men of tho west have got together to their great mutual advantage In tho meetings and conferences of tho Joint Committee of Commerce and Agriculturo; if wo could only got tho manufacturers of tho east to Bit down with the western men and talk over Canadian business affairs, wo might bo able to do something towards getting a tariff board to evolve such nn effp.ctivc tariff system ns that described recently by a noted economist-"not the tariff system with tho high rates, but tho ono with the keen thin blade of skilful adjustment by statesmen- economists who command tho facts and real meanings of commerce." The Need of Getting Together Hero then Is tho meat of tho mat-tor-amorousness of tho manufacturer; the amorousness of tho farmer and the consumer; and the acrimony of tho partisan politician-is this tho best machinery wo can evolvo for dealing with this intricate and vital business? Shall we go on with this row in the back street, shouting high tariff, low tariff, no tariff; or shall wo find two or three men whom we can trust, to continuously examine the situation for ub, to bear us all calmly and dispassionately, and then guide us to reasonable conclusions? Wo aro not thinking as much as wo should about how we are to carry on the country after the war, how we are to pay our war debt. If we aro to do it with our present population tho task is hopeless. If we want more farmers to como into the west, wo must show them that it will he advantageous for them to come to Canada. They start asking questions as to tho price of Implements and machinery and supplies; the men and women-tho brain and brawn and muscle-they como in duty free; but they must pay loll on everything they buy for developing tho land. STAMPEDE VISITORS The McLaughlin Garage I1TH STREET SOUTH. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. Rest ltooms and Lavatories, Ladies and Ontleineii. both for PARCELS CHECKED. MAKE IT YOUR HEADQUARTERS WHILE IN TOWN. LETHBRIDGE Mclaughlin garage. Demand for McLaughlin Motor Cars is greater than the supply. Orders (ember (U GETTING EAST AND WEST TOGETHER ON THE TARIFF Each is Out to Get Advantage Without Considering the Other. ALL CANADA IS REACHED BY APPEALS The publicity campaigns of the National Service Board are described at some length in a recent Issue of the Ottawa Citizen. Attention is directed in particular to the appeals for thrift and economy which are being made to women. The Citizen article says, in part: "The winning ways of women is a subject upon which rr any people could speak from practical experience, but there is abundant evidence that just now it is receiving consideration from a new point of view and from those who ordinarily would not pay much at- What the Press Agents Say presented at tho Orphcuni is on fur i clean, free from anything objoctlon-tliin weok-end and will add much to- ' abb', and is whob'sonie entertainment, wards giving patrons of this popular | A startling production of the re- AT THE ORPHEUM Commencing today the Harris & Proy Players enter upon the last three days of their engagement in Lcthbridgo. "Nearly A Hero,'' one of tho most laughable of all farce comedies, has been selected for the closing attraction and is the one comedy of their entire repertoire most befitting a farewell send-off. Its a riot of fun. Murphy and Sweeney are bpth eoen at their best and are kept busy from the rise to tlic fall of the curtain. The strongest picture program yot tomion to it." After this little dig at ungallant officialdom, the writer goes on to des-scribo how the National Service Board is making comprehensive appeals to the womon of Canada, advising them as to the best way in which they can help in prosecuting the war. Besides a far-reaching campaign of newspaper advertising, bill-hoards aro being used In the centres of population. playhouse season. the best, program of tho AT THE EMPRESS Mary Miles Mlntor, In "Dulcio's Adventure," presents little "Lovely -Mary" In one of thoso delightfully simple southern plots In its begin nlng and n modern story filled with modern intrigue if. its ending at the Empress tonight. If thero is anything in heritage. Miss Minter was born with an understanding of her role In this picture. Tho little girl star was horn in Louisiana and her childhood associations wore such as to make her appreciate with intimate knowledge the atmosphere of the story of "Dulcio's Adventure." In this as in tho others of the scrips of Minter pictures to be made at tho American Film company's studios in Santa Barbara, the director, the famed James Klrkwood, has chosen a story which requires of Miss Minter a minimum of make-up and most of her natural self. murkablc Freneli novel and play "Madame X," starring Dorothy lloncl-ly as Madame X, is; coming to the Majestic next. Monday and Tuesday. Produced and offered by Henry W. Savage, the producr of "Hvorywu-niiiii", "Madame X" will create a sensation here. AN INCIDENT OF THE AIR RAID. DIRECTOR f OF AUTO LIVERY AND DRAYING Boulton's Auto Livery ..WE KNOW THE COUNTRY THOROUGHLY. PHONE US AT ANY HOUR OF THE DAY OK NIGHT. Phone 1206 IT C03T8 NO MORE TO RIDE IN A Comfortable Car We utt a 7-passenger Hudson in care of an experienced and careful driver. The Hudson Auto Livery Phone*: Day 668 Night 1269 J. PAPPA8, Owner OTT'S AUTO LIVERY I Day Phone 1540 Night Phone 787 DRAYING Phonee 1345 or 1356 Turner & Witchcll Office at Kennedy'* 410 13th 8t (By G. R. Marnoch, President, Leth-brldgo Board of Trade, in the Financial Post.) "When two angry women quarrel in a back street, they commonly ac-cuso each other, of being amorous. They might just as well accuse each of being human. Tho chargo is true and significant. So also with nations; they all cherish themselves and seek to preservo their moans of livelihood." When Sir Walter Raleigh said that in an address to the Royal Colonial institute a few weeks ago he was not speaking of tho Canadian tariff, but the words are so apt as describing the feelings of tlj* farmers of the west and the manufacturers of the east, that they are sot down here as an opening of this short discussion. The Grain Growers' Guide, in an editorial a fow weeks ago, informed its readers regarding the present status of the United States tariff commission. After commending the selection of tho commissioners tho Guide went on to say: "But to what extent tho tariff will, by tho appointment of tills hoard, cease to he a political Issue is conjectural. The fact that parties have not been able to settle tariff matters satisfactorily, has not been because tj�e tariff 1b not a legitimate subject for political discussion, but because of the inefficiency of party government as an organ of democracy. Tho manner in which tariff matters aro settled is of vital interest to tho people, and because of this they will always feel tiiat It is a matter that should bo dealt with by their chosen represen tatives whom they hold responsible, rather than by commissioners over whom thoy exorcise but Indirect con trol. Democratic government has fallen far short of its possibilities when mntters of such vital importance to tho people havo to bo delegated to commissioners." But the Guide appears to answer itself in a previous sentence, in which it says tho commission "will bring to the consideration of tariff matters nn expert knowledge which is not usually apparent in acrimonious partisan considerations of tho subject" "We nro a nation of economic illiterates"; that is a bad onough indictment, and it is true; shall wo go on, tho blind leading the blind, both east and west falling into the ditch in which tho professional political partisan wallow; or shall we try to get guidance by tho gathering of exact knowledge for our consideration? The 8clenco of the Tariff Tho tariff cannot be taken out of politics, but thoro is therefore all tho more reason for seeking real information for tho electorate, as to our national needs, bo that they may intelligently instruct their ropresenta- AT THE MAJESTIC "STEP LIVELY" PLEASES MAJESTIC AUDIENCE Smiles galore and keen enjoyment were in evidence at tho Majestic Inst night, when tho United Producing Co.'s latest offering "Step Lively" was the attraction. Tho play is a distinct novelty, being a rural comedy-drama set to music, and interspersed with snappy dancing and specialties by the many able principals who compose the company. The "leads" are played by capable Julius Velio, and Hazel Wood, a charming girl, both of whom have that appealing quality called "personality." The other twelve principals aro all excellent In their various roles, adding "pep" to the performance, tho whole of which goes with a swing and a vim rarely seen in offerings nowadays. A visit to the Majestic either tonight or Friday night will amply repay tho visitor, for "Step Lively" is I ORPHEUM AT STARLAND By a si range coincidence the beautiful wedding gown worn by Fannlo Ward in the Jesse L. Lasky production of "The Years of the. Locust," which will be seen at Starland for the last times tonight is the same gown which she wore in London at her marriage to Joe Lewis, tho "South African Diamond King." The story of this thrilling drama has to do with tho South African diamond fields and after much tribulation Miss Ward Ms wedded ill the picture to one of the leading diamond miners. The two-reel Arbucklo comedy is a scream. Don't miss it. ('loo llldgley and Wallace Rcld, the brilliant Famous Players-Lasky stars, who have established themselves ns the most, popular couple on the screen, will be thb Paramount attraction Friday and Saturday in tho Jesse L. Lasky production of "The House of the GoMcii Windows." 'The House of the fiolden Windows," is founded on the old fairy tale of how two children living in a hut in the valley, -see a beautiful house on the hill with golden windows. They decided to leave their own homo, and struggle through the woods and brambles until they readied the top ! of the hill, and they find the big I building to be nothing but a ramshackle old dwelling with the sun-1 light making the windows appear aa lit" they were made of gold. | When they look hack down into the distance, they see that the golden windows are In their own homo as well.  -London Bystander. 1 Harris and Proy Musical Comedy Co. TONIGHT AND BALANCE OF WEEK 'Nearly a Hero' Matinee PrlceB 10c and 35c. Evening Prices 25c and 50c. Matinee Dally 2.15. Two com plete Shows Nightly, 7.15 & 9.30 Feature Films at Each Performance. LAST TIMES TONIGHT FANNIE WARD IN ''THE YEAKS OF THE LOCUST" A Splendid Paramount Feature. Don't Miss it. "FATTY" ARISUCKLE IN "A RECKLESS ROMEO" TWO REELS OF LAUGHTER. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY JESSE L. LASKY PRESENTS CLEO RIDGELY AND WALLACE REID IN "THE HOUSE OF THE GOLDEN WINDOWS" E]|Jlf\Y\T*0#|m A HIS STAR PRODUCTION. MPRESJJ . !9!^ Willing : 15c-25c A Love Story Plot with Many Scenes of Rare Beauty and Charming Situations. Also Latest Weekly News of the World and Comedy Cartoon and Screaming Funy Joker Comedy with Gale Henry. DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. Limited 6fflc*-C. P. R. Freight 8:wd.i PHONES Offlc* ........... 1161 Btablca .......... 10�4 MERCHANT'S WIFE ADVISES LETHBRIDGE WOMEN "I had stomach trouble bo bad I could eat nothing but toast, fruit and hot water. Everything else soured and formed gas. Dieting did no good. I was miserable until I tried buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed in Adler-i-ka. ONE SPOONFUL benefited me INSTANTLY," Because Adler-i-ka empties BOTH large and small intestine - it relieves ANY CASE of constipation, sour stomach or gas and prevent)) appendicitis. It has QUICKEST action of anything we ever gold.-J. D. Higlnbotham & Co., Ltd., Druggists, LeU>brldf0i Alts. SMITH FORM-A-TRACTOR Increase Your Earning Power Put more acres to work-make every ncr THE POWER PROBLEM SOLVED. e work harder and get larger returns from your efforts by power farming-. SIMPLE-DURABLE-EFFECTIVE Demonstration Will Be Given at Henderson Park STAMPEDE WEEK FOR INFORMATION ENQUIRE The Superior Supply Co. Cor. 13th Street and 2nd Ave. S. ;