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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY. DECEMBER ,19; 1918 THE LinilBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MGE FIVE E The following letter has 'been re-celYed by City Glerk Duff, from Preni-ior^iStewayt, with reterenco to the proposed housing Bchemo 6C tlio Dominion . government: Bdmonton, Dec, 16, 1918. Dear Sir: v , � I am in receipt .of your letter of December 16th In connection with the Dominion Government Building (jOiA>. Bcheme. ' The details o� this scheme have hot yet Vbeen forwarded t6 thid. Government, but �t the Conference: hold ro-libntly In CttaWa, Sir Thomas White fluggOBt'ed that this loan ' might be 'made, According to press dispatches, they have conllrmed hla statement by Order In Council, but so, fat we have hart no offloial uotlflcatipn, - When this matter w'as being discussed it was suggMted^hat, as conditions varied In the different proylnoes, It might bo wise to leave the matter of details to the provinces, Whethor this line of action is to be followed or not I am imable to gay at the time of writing, but no 'doubt we will bo informed of the intention of the Dominion Government at an early date, when I win be pleased  to give you the informatlou youNleaire. Yours very truly, Chas. Stewart. C0UTT8 SOLDIER RETURNING Lance Corp. B. Q. McEwan of'Coutts has arrived in Canada and is expected to pass through Lethbridge on his way home about the end of the week. iSmiTFOR: AlllEYEI Irrigation Projects Not Likely To Be Undertaken Until After Parliament Meets Canada Fpoa Board, 'L.lcenStf'''So. 13-44 How Wise Are You? THE .AVERAGE PERSON says , "My teeth are getting, into bad shape, I must go to the dentist." The wise person makes this remark also, but he or she follows it up by actually going to the dentist and having the necessary work completed. The foolish person i is the one who makes the remark but fails. to carry it out, and for one reason.or another keeps putting off their visit till excruciating toothache forces them to go. The commonest excuse of such persons is dread of a dental operation. It is groundless where our practice is cou-'Tjerned. j ,. ; , ^ Dentistry As W;fe Practue It Is a Gentle Art. Drs. Bruner, Richards & Nelson High Grade American Dentistry PHONE 363 Ott Blk., 4 Doors from Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA CALGARY 0FFI^-115A EIGHTH AVENUE f. \ EDiyfONTON OFFICE-3 CRISTALL BLOCK. That there is ho hope of any Im-inedlate public works arising 'out of (lie irrigation sichemes being 'phinned for -.southern Alberta was the statement made at the. board of trade luncheon Thursday 'by the jiresldent, and this sets at rest the hope of the city council and other bodies thai irrigation projects would do a great denl to fili the immediate need for places to locate returning soldiers. Mr. Mar-noch ^ald that there was a long, hard row to hoe before the f.chemCs could be undertaken, and it.would be 9nlv bv steady application to the task of clearing away the prellrainariea that tliey could be put through at Tall. Incidentally he read a letter from Hon, Arthur Meighen, minister of .the Interior, dealing with the irrigation pi^ojects, as follows: "It'IS my intention to make provision in the estimates to be submitted to the hou.se of commons providing tor certain re-survey ivffrk iu the vicinity of Lethbridge. While it is not cufctoraary at, the present time to Indicate just what provision Sye can allow for these purposes, I am sure the board of trade will feci satisfied that we have acquiesced as far as-.we possibly could in their wishes'. ".. The board is prepared to work with the reconstruction committee and the (iity council lu eveiTr way to push the undertakings, and onC of the matters to which special attention will be paid will .be propaganda to show the farmers In the districts capable of irrigation that they should also lend all their efforts to inducing the gover&ment to go ahead with the reclamation policy now contemplated. la order to reach (he higimt point of perfection each of the new square Royal Yeut Cakes will be wrapped and seated in waxed paper by machinery. This makes them practically airtight, and keeps tl^ fresh longer. E. W. GILLEH CO. LTD. toronto. canada WrNNIPEG, MONTREAL ROYAL ^c:"| YEAST 'Ssir CAKES Calgary, Dec. 19.-According to regulation:! passedXby' the local board of health at a meeting held yesterday aftenioon, no child under 15 I years of age shall, from 12 o'clock ' n'oon today utitil further order of tlie board, be allowed to enter auy stoi]^ whicli employs 30 or more clerks; l/fielther shall they 'be allowed to at-� tend any theatre or moving picture house. ' The hours during whlcl^ I theatres, dance Italia and cabarets aie\ 'open to the public have - been ~ cifi*-' tailed. Masks shall be worn by all I persons eugaged Iu nursing influenza I patients'as well as by all engaged j iu handling foodstuffs of all kinds. Barbers and dentists shall . wear masks while engaged in their duties. Only five persons An excels of the j seatiug capacity oj any street car sliall be allowed therein. Sunday schools and lihraries shall be closed. Good Taste Recommends Selecting Jewelry Gifts You can settle theuChristmas Gift probleni to the satisfaction of all concerned if you choose Wright's Jewelry. A most complete display embracing all that is beautiful, novel and-practical is awaiting your selection. This assemblage includes an array of gift selections that are far from ordinaryTThey are the very essence of artistic beauty. You vwU find that these displays are priced at a very low figure considering the quality. Before you decide on that Christ-^ mas gift foryour wife, your friend, your sweetheart,^ come in and see our stock. �. PARI&, Dec. 19.-King Vic- ? ? tor Emmanuel of Italy arrived' ? > here today and was welcomed > ; by President Poincare, Prem- > ? lor Clemenceau and other min- ? isters. The king was acconipau- ? ? OF WAR MORES �MONTREAL, .Dec. 19.-Steps were taken yesterday by the council of the, Montreal Board of Trade asking the acting prime minlster-tjO take immediate steps toward the abrogation, as far as possible, of all war measures restricting imports and exports, ar, well as other restrictions on trade which war conditions had made neces- ,sary.; ' ... - Tie council >vas unanimous in deciding to mak^ representations to the government asking that trade conditions be returned to peace basis a& soon as possible.- A letter to thjs effect will be sent to gir Thomas wiiite,' acting premlei-; MAY CALL GENERAL ( � STRIKE AT VANCOUVER VANCOUVER, Dec. 1'9.- The calling of a general strike by organized labor in sympathy with the/Coughlan hi.nyard strikers wa,s declared by local labor leaders this morning as being a very probable resuU_:of .the refusal of the firm to neinstate H. Anderson, the blacksmith discharged a few days ago and whose dismissal- resulted in nearl.v-all of the men employed, at the Coughlain shipyards walking out yesterday. The matter will be discussed by the Trades and Labor Council tonight: 'FLU FIVE TIMES MORE DEADLY THAN WAR, NOW SHOV/N LONDON, Dec. 19.-(Reuter's) -The Times' medical correspondent taya It is reasonable to be-lieV|3 that ai^put. 6,000,000 persons died from influenia-pneumonia dur^ ing tKe past 12 weeks. It Is estimated that the war caused the death of 20,000,000 persons In four and a half years. Thus, the correspondent points out, Influenza has ^proved itself five times deadlier than war. AT STARLAND. Billie Burke, the famous st; =! ELECIOIRECIORS AT THE MAJESTIC. splendid ATTRACTION AT the MAJESTIC TOMORROW. One of the very best dramatic at-tractia!!S of the season will ^sit Lethbridge on Friday and Satunlay this week, when the Hemy Miller production of "Daddy Long Legs" comes t-i the Majestic theatre. It will be presented here with the original production and a Ne\v York company. Speaking ot the attraction today, Managei' Brown of the Majestic Theatre stated that in his opinion "Daddy Long Legs" is the best dramatic attraction he has had the pleasure of offering Ma> jestic patrons since last season, and unhesitatingly recommended it. In the hope of getting other attractions of such sterling merlt'In the future, it is to be. hoped that Lethbridge wlU give Who is "The Notorious Hclenc"? "The Notorious Helene" sold her soul for a pot o^ gold. Why? (Solve the mystery at at the Colonial Tonight.) Diamond Rings -Watches - - v - -Wrist Watchs-. LavalUeres - - ^eleU----- Fobs ----- Scarf Pins..... Chains - - - -  Fountain Pens-- - $15.00 to $600.00 - $2.00 to $225.00 ..$5.00 to $125.00 - $3.00 to $250.00 -..$2.00 to $90.00 .-$1.50 to $20.00 ...$1.00 to $85.00 ...$1.25 to $50.00 ... $2.00 to $20.00 THE CITY'S LEADING JEWELER Established .1898 CALGARY, Dec. 19.-Twenty-four names were put in this morning at thb session of the United Grain Growers', Association annual meeting for the election of 12 directors for the coming year. At this session the whole oi! the morning was, taken up with the wcrk of nomlnatlou, routine husiness and the amending of the bjr-laws. Very great interest was taken in the nominations and considerable enthusiasm evinced In the amending of the bylaws. This afternoon's, session will prob-kbly' be the most iuteresting of the annual meeting,-when the election of the directors for the coming year w^ill take place, and the considsratlou and adoption of the 'resolutlous. Of iliese, it is said, there are very many and considerable discussion will take place before these are finally placed on tho books of the company. / bishop GRAY weds WINNIPEG, Dec. I9.r-Ilev. Henry Allen- Gray, first bishop o�~-the Anglican Diocese of Edmonton, was married her* this afternoon iu .Si. Matthews' Church to Miss Gqiorgino' Wltb-by. His grace, Archbishpp Matheson, conducted the ceremony. ' The marriage was of a simple chaiv' acter., EXECUTIVE POWER TO V PEOPLE'S COMMISSION AMSTERDAM, Dec. 19.~The con-gi-ess t^r German soldiers' and workmen's Councils on Wednesday passed a resolution, according to aBerlln telegram, transferring the executive power to.'the people's commission (the Bbert government) until some new arrange-me^pt is made by the Gej^man" national assembly, - SEPARATIST TROOPS, ENTER KIEV. ODESSA, Monday, Dec. 16.- Ukrainian Separatist,troops of the Petlura forces (Mit9,red Kiev, th.i capital of the UKl'ati^e, en Sunday, The hetman of the Ukraine a,b-dlcated yesterday, Telvgraph > con^municatlon between Oc'r�SM and Kiev has been resumed. - LAST-TIMES TONIGHT MARGUERITE CLARK i IN "RICH MAN, POOR MAN" FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BILLIE QURKE "Let's Get a Divorce" we have had 80 many requests to repeat ^ "FATTY AT CONEY ISLAND" that we are doing so on this week end'^program. MAJESTIC two nights starting TOMORROW i:HE*riOST FASaSIATING COMEDY CJF.TMEDAir Ay Jean Webster HENRY MILL^R^ ALICE HAYNES as "JUBX^" and a New York Cast and Production. SEATS ON SALE NOW /Nights ... $1.50, $1.00, 75e, 60c ' Orchestra $1; Entire Balcony SOc Saturday Matinee: North Lethbridge LEaURE AND RECITAL Given by , LEO M. COOMBS BURGMAN'S HALL 418 13TH STREET-^NORTH Friday, Dec. 27 8XK) p.m. The North Lethbridge public is cordially Invited. Adml�8lon Free. f Willis Piano Used TONIGHT HERE HE IS! UP SMILING AGAINI DOUG. IN HIS GREATEST^^ SUCCESS The Half A Typical Falrbank't P(eturlza-tion of Bret Harte'a Famous Story. , S EE SMILING "DOUG" AT HIS � BEST, THE TERRIFIC FOREST FIRE. ^ Crammed Full of Athletic Doug's Dare Dovil Stunts., TONIGHT ALSO ON THE SAME PROGRAM ,: THE PUT OF THE HOUR CECILLE ELUOTT^ & CO. Present,� Sensational Two Act Versl6n of the Play Which - ^ Stirred America, The Notorious Helenc' A play-not a picture-of tha exploits of the worst woman In; the world. Sha aold her very soul for a pot of gold. She heeded not, the cry ef he;- Irinoeont victim. She was wicked, vlndletiva^ For one night of plaasura ahe andur./ ed three years of remorte-rr '/ BUT THERE ISA WHICH WIN�7>URITY OR' TOYS - come aNd',bring the kiddies to see our splendid Window display, and our illuminated xmas tree. Doife, ' stuffed Dogs, Cats, etc. Whistles Drums, Kindergarten Sets, Guns. logoff to MlBfS W ves ONLY T^ddy Bears, Rattles T^y Pianos , ~ Paints, j Blocks, Child's Tea ,Sets. ' WE HAVE A BIG ASSORTMENT OF LARGE-SIZE ROCKING HORSES. WeDellver All Goods Free '-of Charlie. F. A. Rogers 646 13th street n. ( ' Sr''U t Blue Line Cars to .the Door. 343104 ;