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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 18. 101S fHE IJiTHPniDGE DAIIA' PACE TTVK CALUAHY, Dec. 18.-Pr. Mack, of Ollawa, chairman of tho iioldler Setlloment Hoard, waa In Cal- gary yesterday, accompanied by Lt.- Co! luues, director of agricultural In. Blruotlon, Regarding iho anilely ol ihe soldiers to BSi action In tlio mat ter ol land settlement, and In reply Ic a tiaoation of The' Alliorlaa i-eprescnla the, Dr. Black Eald: "Wo bavo every Jiojio that .wo vrii be ready to filarl lo placo men on tho land In the coming year. Wo aro secur- ing tho wholehearied co-operation of Ihe provincial iho ue- narlmcnls 0! agriculture, tho OrnIn Growers "and Iho farmers, and with this assistance' there Is every of Iho movement being successfully Originally, it was Thought lhat'thcro would ho lots ot Crown lands for oc- tupallon, but on Investigation it was found that thero was not enough land, ot good character, to racist' Ihe needs ot Ihe men. Federal legislation Is now iie amount o[ Iho If 111" Ijni? is, JKW .why put it'un for replied that sonib lakes wcro mado at first on account of Iho desire lo rush Ihlngs In order to help tho soldiers to nettle'as ijnlcx- ly us'possible. Ho was In favor of all land hcliig Inspected anil properly ap- proved before being opened up for Boi- lers' setlloiueul. Helping to Finance Men How can a man be expected tc r.avo loiiEh out of BoWlcra' pay al it day to make Ihe Initial payment of one-tenth' the loan? he oskeil. ii ot Ihe men. Federal legislation Is now 1 jlc Kko ass In contemplation which will enlarge that western Iho the board, anil co-oper- postern hoards, alu with theNirovlnces In securing tho A Boy's Righ n onu-teuiu Mr Illack explained that reclamation schemes would he undertaken by Ihe- government which would enable ilieu to earn the money. Pre-Emptlng Privileges Arc, you-in tavor ot amending the homestead law so lhat Ihcje who en- tered for homesteads before the war bo granted Iho right lo pro-cmpllons In Ibo same manner us la now granted o soldiers? waa another question. tit. niaek promised lo have this nmttir-udlusted It possible. Then the question tc whether the government would grant loans on the nccurity ol where Iho soldiers were going In Tor rather lhan agriculture. Mr. Black said this was a new phase ot the sub- ject that .would have to be considered. which would sit'on the (jualllicallons ot veterans lor land would have a sol- representative and replied as far assented lo Ihe men should iorf I1E01NA, Saslf.. Per. 17.-Anr.ouno. rernmeut' ,___ on till bill to amend SMkatchcw'im'Echool Act was in- .uced lorlay in Iho legislate and Us first reading. Wilh Donald MacLean. leader o! Ihe opposition, consenting. H will come up for fecon.l roadtng'lomorrow, wheji Premier lln tdlallnK thesc-for the sake of so- called party uniformity. Them ivan only one coJftS lor honest men to Uko .that vis to stand by their con- vlctloi... I >ok Ibat course and lhat U'why and that is tho only reason whj I am la Unlou government. Mr -Howell took occasion lo deny ,me other "ab.urd and Idle tales" a. he called them. One ot these he re atory that when I was asked in work a provincial lead- Tbls statement Is a pure tnvon- land that Is heeded. Replying tl tUo question, as whether that iuean that the board' will have lo go on the open Market! for llielr land. Dr. Illack re- plle'd'Unfit was a mailer for constd- a by the government. Terms to Soldiers iaking of Iho terms Ip ho eiteml "to soldiers, long lerm A Boy's Rights A discussion took place as lo Ihe right of a boy enlisted under age [LUd for (hat reason was not eligible lo lake up a homestead before ment. andl therefore lost Iho chance inciu, anui .v.-it ...i_ lo havo his time count while In ser- year o! vice Some ot those present insisted school, that such a veteran should bo allow- nr "i i od his lime If he entered for a homo-1 to soldiers, long lenn payment-. prescnti jir. Black was not! will be' given them, the Intention be- to lhis laea, imt would not Ing that the men will ho able to pur- faTop this privilege to the chase up to without regard lo wio mlsfo entered for It ho Is ablo to pay for more land ami mil. allowed to do so. ..Single Complaints lOIIJLJJ 1UV1 11 un Is expected lo speak al length explaining Ilia amendments 111 detal anil lovlowlui! Iho educational history 6! Ihe province, with special reference lo tho languaga controversy. Donald MacLean Is expected to Inlroducc on amendment to abolish the French lan- guage, and lion. W. H. Molherwel n'ay also propose en amendment, hut ono which will not involve a change surf Side, Tor iC aboUtto? I J.ON'DOK, Dee. languafits in all schools, of, George and torcjx" ,o eo t( lag pupils where It is .necessary in Ihe case of pupils by reason of Ibelr being unablo 10 understand hng- llsh. Kicnch may he useil as the lan- guage of Inalructlon, hut such French shall irot he continued beyond grade one. and In the case of any child nut be conlinned beyond Ihe first such child's attendance at I1 CHRIBTMAS GIFTS "EACH OUR BOYS >N OEfiMANY. LONDON, Dec. are arriving daily among the Can- adlrn forces In Germany, bringing of Christmas gifts, thus securing a supply of Hockey sticks to that tbe Cansd- Ian, rfi.y play hockey this Chrut- mal the Rhine. Canadian cavalry brigade is not for the present proceeding as far as the Rhine, having stopped Namur. Tbe Stralbconas at Alscbe-nlReuple, the Dranooni at Rosier, the Fort Qjrry's at Thorobalc des Bequlns and the Horse Artillery at Mont St. Audi. ____ MAY STOP STRIKE WASHINGTON, Dc-c. nal onal war labor hoard today assume urlsdlction In the New horlm hoa.men dlspuleamldecledlo bold a hearing at 10 o'clock baUirda. morning New York. Wher, IhU wa announced, T. V. O'Connor, represenl ing Ihe employeei.. said he wo.ild con nmnlcate by telephone with the e believed the strike scheduled tomorrow morning would bo polled. Christmas Specials Butter, 30c 25c In addition, when Ihe hoard of any district passes a resoluliou to lhat effect the French language uiay be taught us a subject for a period London directiy at- 1 It is on the president's own sugges- tion that he Is coming to '5nB'a'ld week. A wmmtmU-ation i.as re- ceived by the British government iWs 'premier 'ijloyd George and Mr. our to go -to Paris, and It is ed that the conference between dcnl ami >he British states- ,P neUmliiafy to the iiUer-allied b AT LATEST "The only place in this city when the latest Douglas Fairbanks nir can bo seen at Slarland .aid Manager Gco. Flemlos todav. vnybodv that auverllsca tuc showing of latest' Fairbanks piciurr-- placo save at Starlaml in ling Ihe fool rae'n must have one-tenth of the pur chaso price, nnd In Ihe case of mar- ried men without money It is the in- tontlou ot Iho board to deal with tiem ipcclally. Tejehlnfl the Tyros Dr Black also wonl into the iin- eortant question in tho case ol men who desired-to farm, but who are yet greenhorns at tho business. A_quallII- A number of complaints were reg- istered. The delay loans Mr Illack promised to do all in his power to remedy. lie promised to look into the suggestion that; a man who Jlllw wanted to file on a piec ol lanu. tuai UL ai open he be per- durin: and get a. daj. i camp on the land Another til catlon'Touiiuitteo will bo in tho: various districts to deal wilh this. A nlfln.will be drlllod-lu a series.Oi -'txercisea peculiar to farm practise, and will Include file harnessing, iroomlng and hitching up ol a team! of horses. When ho la grounded in Ihla he Is ot vahio, and Iheu follows In- struclion In Iho handling of farm ma- chinery.' It is expected ;lhat this drill occupy'about twelve-.weeks, and then he will be sent to -a selected farmer, a man-who' desires, not to ex- tho returned man, but lo help hlm.ln- every possible thus taklnB i a practical hand. In helping to build -up thV.faruilng.community tho Some Queries his meeting, queries concern Ing tho'selllement scheroo were aske'i by soldiers.'. Ono of the first queitlons asked was "Why does the government.; ntler opening up Wiid for soldiers' settle- ment, rt-fnie' to grant .loans ion the same, saying the land Is nouyet wortu was heinK thrown open he milled to register rather than having to raer an office steps lor three weeks waiting and such school teaching shall con- sist of Frencli leading, French gram- mar and French composition. Tbe proposed amendments snpcr- ccde Clause 177 of (he School Ac ,1 which permits the leschlus of Frencn i iu primary grades, and under ihe; of Ihe department allowed in-: in any language oilier than j last school iioui': icu uaj. Another change deals with the mialtficalion of school trustees, who nhiler the bill must be either Uriiish, subjects by birth or ior in Ihe case of aliens -x'.Ki. insutu- (cii'iit residence lo nalura- I iizcil must lake oath they inlcad to become naturalized as soon-a.s. time i permits. An oath of. 'allegiance Is also prescribed for all school trus- tees who arc not of lirilUh birth. LONDON, Occ. _ AT THE 'COLONIAL No better entertainment can be found ttan that offered at the Colon- ial theatre this week. The Colonial idavers are offering tonight for tno last lime the ludicrous comedy Rui ning for office." The photoplay pro gram tonight will include the big se cut !esturc "Her Only Way." in which Nornra Talmartgo Is starred. Tile t-nllre change of program to morrow will witness Ihe prescinatioi nf two exceptional Wtractioiis, firs the Douglas Fairbaniss feature- Th nihlellc stunts; and second, the tcn- "allonal play "Tho Notorious Helena be offered by Cecille Klliott and Co. 'AT THE EMPRESS. :R BODY Smiling Doug. Fairbanks in hU latest raccess "the Hali CALGAHY, Dec. Crerar, minister of agriculture, slated, Alberian last night that he personally favored "the western prov- inces having their'natural resources, hut owing to the claims made by the eastern province: 'having complicat- ed the he was not sure how it would come out. j It has been suggested tltat some ot the Indian reserves he taken over for soldier there such n plan on he wai asked. "The Indians have certain treaty Mr. Crerar replied. cannot bo violated. 'But there are some cases where thero are bnt fcv: Theatre Thursday. Friday, Saturday. agreement can ho made -with Ihe In. dtaas'the government will-likely buy the 'land from them.1' Qnt.. Dec. .AiT'aa'tlVe'as ciDlaiiiihg his personal position and his relations wilh Sir Wilirid Lanrier was delivered hers last night by Hon. N. W. Uowell, M. p for Durham. Considerable, ot ilr. Rowell's Speech was devotedto-.a re- ply to Hehri'Bourassa's demaiidjin Lc reports rtachcd London that the oreat Russian ssaport on tne Black Sea, has been occup.eo1 by the forces of tbe Ukrainian leader Peilurs, who is anti-German nnd a j there put their money on board British destroyers in the JE aclfsof, aml'the city Is now proh- iahlv in the hand's'of Ceu.. Grigonctl. 'ihe Petlura forces. The working and middle reported, favorable to tn, cane ot Petlura, who advocates the of Ukrainian lerntory nto pamphlets announcing war 01 the Ukrrini-in government. Ihe talkti and land-owners. Tuo SJ-JTMrAS1 p S Uans, but otherwise, It is said will 1 not interfere in .the ln Odessa. In Odessa armed forces of diverse races are contending tor dershlp and have caused many persons to fear a renewal of Bolsno viki oulrages of a year ago Three British cruisers and n nuni: LtlG which smiling Don appears at his best in all his thnllm "Her ilodv in which opens onieht for'a two-days' engagement at the Empress Theatre, is without loubt one ot the strongest and most cnterlainiug moral dramas fit dui-ed in moving pictures. Polly was ivt a crisis in her Xo nib-ller which r.-ay she turned all icemcd black. Joe, her husband and vaudeville partner, was sick and site ways needed. Qulnn had Been to that, for he had opened all of letlr-rs and Inserted the demands for money. Now sho had to money for an operation, and there was only one man from whom sho knew i that Bhe could get it. That was- Quinn. He was the roaster frame-up guv of the theatre set. And; Polly >iad nothing to offer but the last thing VilUUC VII IK had-sent him lo Arizona. All he savings tad also gone there lo pay expenses. -More money >ia nong o an honest woman will part with. Tn despair she had made the prom1 EC and obtained the money.. Now hour had struck.. The viper was wait- itiE But Xeinesis -waiting on trail, yes, at his very, doorstep. For when Polly with tremUIng hands pushed open his-door, ehe :saw....... "Her Body in Bond" will remain the feature attraction at-the Empress todav nnd tomorrow, also Mutt and Jeff'comedy and latest allies' official war- review. MAJESTIC TWO -NIGHTS STARTING FRIDAY, Dec. 20. MAT. SAT. FASaNATING COrrtbYOF-THECtAY ANX SEAT. ANY TIME GQLQNIiiL "Sliowinrj the Best Pictures on Earth" SEAT ANY TIME 25c ree ler'ot destroyers, iuclndiiif lilv 10 are in the harbor of Devoir that Jlr. nowcll-should japol- ,mM ot marines Al- ogize for the "calumnous, statemenU? in thn citv have hcetl "nVaie'Si-Sortii Day on the.French-ssaakins clergy of Canada." He "saidi "Ths .gubslance of my statement about the Froacn-aneaMiis ergy in Quebec was th'ai Vna-injijority t them w'ere supporters of Mr.- Bour- assii'in his altitude on the war mid iat in the course they were, pursuing icy were undermining Canada 3 trenglh in the'struggle.' I thought o then; I tliink so "In order to make political capital. -ind stir up rellsious and racial feel-j ng against Union government, it is: suggested that my references covered i tho French reservisls-who were hers ot religious orders and who when called to the colors by their govern-j rnsnt. returned lo France and foughl ns members of Ihe French array. My ref- erences were not to men who had gono forth io fight.! but to men who slaved al home, men who were in the province of Quebec during the sunporling Mr. Bournssa. Of menj whc went forth to light no one carij speak in too high terms." .1 Denied These Stories Mr. Rowell denied the slory which had bccn'in circulation to the eitecti lhat he lo join the' Union government on the unciersftand- on "the" war- ships 'it street fighting becomes too serious. Dec. To- ,onto branch', of the- Canadian Manufacturers' Association today decided to atk -the Agricultural section of the C. M. A. to mend to the government the re- storation of duty on tractors. MIKC i MOTHER HUBBARD SHOE BOTH MOTHER Ir, the Big Scresming Farce Connedy "Rucninsr for A Fast, Furious Hun Frolic NORMA In Her Latetl Succeis "HER ONLY WAY" A 6-Reel "Select" Pliture Here He Comes Up 3 SMASHING BIG DAYS STARTINGJHURWAY Matines Daily: 2 till 5 -ALICE HAYNES as "JUDY" and a New York Cast' and Production. AT STARLAND TONIGHT AND TOMORROW. NUhls'... tl.CO. T6c, Me .Saturday Matinee: Seats on Sale ThursdaySit Box Office. OrchMira Entire Balcony 50c SMILING "DOUG" AT HIS ATHLETIC BEST ins that Sir Robert Borden would, bri'is in n prohibition bill. He touch-1 cd on his severance of political rela-i lions wilh Sir .Willrid Laurler iu these "Thn last of these stories lo which' I shall refer Is that the LUierais who entered Union government wc-rj KUilty i of tK-asor. to Sir Wilfrid .La'jrler and thnt entered Union, governnltnt be- 1 cause I was disappointed that 1 could 'int take the placo of Sir Wilfrid .I.snrier as .leader of Ihe Liberal party iin the Dotninlon. If it-Lie possible, this Is even more absnr.1 nn-1 unlrue i than ilie other slories.'as a reference lo Kir Wilfrid himself would show. "The two questions -Of iilr.imo- In-.M'tlance upon w'jl.-h. KR were -.in jal.lr tc asrce were bllinpnnl schenls Uri Canada's wjr yjiicy. Liberal beyond imcni'rc that Sir Wlltr'3 shrt'U'crti tn lead a nattivl and ever et'ori was put forti to induce him t uhe posiUon t-n 'wh-'v: F.nsiish s'ltikins Liberals cluM sl.nid 'and a fie lirae he trui c .nvi Int without were compelled 10 choose b itween stundins hy onr conviction r----.- BREED and what we believe! to he our duly AT THE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY THIS WEEK. I to Canada and ,he men overseas, or ot RRZFiD, TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MARGUERITE CLARK TOMORROW The Season's" Draiualic Sensation MAE M Ok RAY "HER BODY in BOND" Act the Scenes. Act Crisis and the Lure. Act Mldnigit Ap- Act promise to pay. Act DUcovery. DOWLAS FAIRBANKS IN HIS SENSATIONAL SUCCESS HALF BREED" ADAPTED FROM BRET HARTE'S FAMOUS STORY ADMITTED BY U.RBANKS H.HSELF TQJE HIS ACHIEVEMENT. two IN "RICHMAN, POOR MAN" ALSO "FRIEND HUSBAND" TWO REEL PARAMOUNT-SENNETT COMEDY, AND I PATHE OFFICIAL BRITISH WAR NEWS ON THE SAME PROGRAM THE MOST STARTLINO EXPOSE EVER WRITTEN CECILLE ELLIOTT CO. IN THE PLAY WHICH STARTLED NEW YORK-SHOCKED CHICAGO AND JOLTED SAN FRANCISCO "The A play-not a the of the wortt woman Is the v.ry f a of the cry of her Innocent vlrtlm. Sh. wicked, vmdKt.vt. F.r one nishl of pleasure iht endured three year. oT remoras-- -BUT THERE IS A MORAL- WHICH WINS? PURITY OR VICE. SEE "THE NOTORIOUS HELENE" AT THE COLONIAL THURS- DAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AND FIND .THE I ;