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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X. ProViflibn to Jbe Made at Session AlbertAvt.Mouse Opened Tkis Afternoon RURAL.CRisipiTS AND RURAL HOSPITAL BILL HOUSE' TO ADJOURN TILL APRIL 19 Ottawa, Fob.' B.-Parliament will atljourn on Wednesday til! April 19, notice ot a motion to that effect wap given'^thls evening by Sir Robert Borden. Kdmonton, Feb. 6.-The fifth sea-Blon of the ipreaent legislature was ni the throne, Vublished bo-low, forepasts Itnportant legislation, Inolud'iitg. �he unique proposal to allow the ^IbeVta soldiers In the trench-' es to elect their own representatives,' two coQBtittieholes being allowed for that jhirpMe. '"Other legislation will tie the rural credits bill and the rural hospital* Mil.- ' -8|M�'oh, friim' the Throne Mr. gpeaVer and,Members of the ' LBglBtBtive.;Atiembly: rii (iltiJs^jftegrjBit plieaBure to welcome rybii, tb\ tUer^fltth session of the third lei^Blature'rOt the Province of Alberta..(iiid to,.cphgratulat'e you upon I rjoth'ne fiirfh�r h..' f, the. fact ./that: again .the. province has daV rei^rdin^ fh�' *?rit^^ been able, through a bountiful har^^nJ tiTS w k li""^?*' ve�, faotroiily; to: assist In upbuilding ?omcS'wWhl Its 6wnrMbUrce�; but also greatly add nH^^ nf r^.i^i^i.-'^^^^ to the efficiency of the Empire; iVe,! have i? th^thl C P R wi^ Since, your last meeOng Hie^- fll^'^if ^a^^gc^f^itj^^itall}: THESEfTLElNI Operators andv Miners Not Just Sure Where .They Are At ;-^oine Injustices Jesty nas been'graciousljr pleased to appoint as goverhor general ot Canada the Ouke of Devonshire. It is of epedal Interest to agriculturalistB that" the highest posltifiR in the Dominion has thus been filled by one who has devoted his life and his means alpiost entirely to the .development ot agriculture, and the Improvement of stock. The women of Alberta ii^ common with the women of all Canada Will ajiprectate the fact that the Duebesii^ot Devonshire, as the daughter, of''a^' governor general. ers, and that it is ready to pay an Jn creased price for steam coal.' If this proven true'then an 'In'creaee !n the price of domestic coaUis quite likely to result, as the rate charged hy the CJP.R. f.o.b. cars here is the stand ard rate for the district. There is a great deal of (criticism of Hon. Mr. Crothers" JnterpreUtlon of the settlement whereby the war bon us of I1.7B per week applies, to all miners, whether they wprki Me day a week or.slx '^ays.v This Is considered manifestly unfair. It'is alsotiolnted spent Are yeari^.o^her life.aiid attUned;out'that'diiring the.short strikee which womffifiood In the hbnse to which she i jj^yg developed since the beginning haa HQ3?i^;iM|t!Brnedt is mistress. Qnhof the. agitaUon.'many of the. camps behalfcotitol^J'ince of Albeeta4^ex-,,,ay^^^|.lte^--j,'B^^ te*d tpTiMTWe w�� D�ohj|gj^of,,be,n oA'^tHifensg^i^'rtSW ^Viiiiiibira a.hMrty welcome TbeDuke ot Connaught, the Duchess ot Connaught and the Princess Fa^ trlcla In leaving our shores tarry with them the highest esteem of the people ot Canada,; and ,leave behind them pleasant memories of the manner in which, they, often at great personal Inconvenience, studied the interests of thu ;s!ople of Canada, and fulfilled the duties of their exalted Station, and a united Canada will wish success to Hia Royal Highness in the new and Important position for which he has been selected. (Continued ox Page Six) M. POLICE HERE Border Patrol Work May Call For Enlarged Force at r Local Post' LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTApUESDAY. FEBRUARY 6. 1917 NUMBER 48 OPENS LEGISLATURE Lleut.-Qovernor Brett, who presided at the'o^enlntefttt^;Alberta Legislature .thie afterncen;','- 1 J ER U. S. A WARE FOR ACTIVE SERV 0 J ? > ? ? ? .Ji REPASS JMMIGRANT BliLL ? Washington, Feb. 5.-The senate late today, by a vote of 62 to G9 repassed the immigration bill over the veto of the president despite a warning from the state department that the Asiatic exclusion section might result in disturbing amicable relations with Japan. The measure, containing the literacy test, fought over for 20 years and vetoed by three presidents; now becomes a law. ? ? ? ? ? ? > > ? ? ? > '5* ? "> ut a dozen United States citizen* ,wearln^t .allied uniforms, both officer^ and; privates being among the number,, called at the United: States embaaBy^tc^ay, and' of: fered their services'to;:their own government if their d(BCkfrge'^ could be procured from the armifi with which they arp now serving,. 'a .large number, ot United States citizens who are fighting with the allies called at the United States consulate-general and offered to serve under their oVn flag;. .' They sought intormation as .to the method of obtaintniVa transfer, Many letters on Hhia subject were received at the consulate.. .... . MdNTREAL MOVIE RAtACE CLOSED Montreal, Jan.' 3l;�*TMontreal'B largest, moving plcture',Hheatre, the- St. Denis,' has gone. biUikrupt, i^ ]haa a large' a,umber of abareholder^ll.'^ttn To-,ronto, 'Hamiitoi^ n^pXnnAoini^-^, � � IS TOeCHENGUlND London, Feb. 6;-a Rfluter dlsplCtoh from Madrid says that the Correspdh' dencia do Espana- announces that Germany, has consented to allow Spanish ttnit BhIpB now on tlielrway to Slngland with safe conducts to reach^ jatheir destinations, but cannot allow them to return to Spain. The vGor-reepondencia learns that the Spantsh note to Germany baa been drawn'^iip and shown to the leaders of the oppff^ sition. The note will be read-at'^tne cabinet meeting aiid made publl^^tof day. N. �i. LEGISLATURE CALLED Halifax, N.g..-Jan. Sl.-^rThe, lijrb�at Scotia legislature'will meet ouTnuni^^ day, Feb. 22, ' BREAK IS CALAMITY London, Feb. 6.-Baron Newton, under-eecretary for fareign affairs, in an interview regarding the rupture between United State* and Germany, said that inasmuch as (t deprives 'Sreat Britain of the Un-. ited States' valuable work on behalf of the British war prisoners, It wa.a little short of a calamity. IRON CROSS FOtjl BERNSTORFF London, Feb. 6. - Count Von Bernetorff, the dismiseed iGerman ambassador to the United States, has been granted the Iron cross withthe white ribbon by the German Emperor, according tOj an Amsterdam dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company, quoting a report from Gei*man headquarters. This decoration la one conferred on eivillana for service rendered In time of war. Ottawa,: Feb. .6;-Gen. Cruik-shanks, who for the past several years ha* been ^commandant of Military District 13, with headquarters at Calgary, and who has been, conirnandant of the Sarcee training camp sines the outbreak of the. war, ha� been transferred to Ottawa, where he has been appointed .historian of the militia department. He will be succeeded at Calgary by Lieut.-Col. Geo. MacDbnaid, who was brought back from .the front some time ago, and who ha* been dping military duty at Sarcee Canrip and at Calgary headquarters since. Philadelphia, Feb. 6.-squad of eight marines, command-I by a corporal from the Philadelphia navy yard, early last night It for Tuckcrton, N. .T., to guard the German wireless - plant there. Oflicjals at the yard said that tlie action was taken on-' orders from the navy department at Washington. Feverish activity on the ten battleships of the Atlantic reserve fleet at the; navy yard began today, upon receipt of orders from Secretary Daniels tha't the fleet be prepared.for immediate servicCi SWISS WON'T JOIN THE U. S. Washington, Feb. 6.-Information''that Switzerland -will nof adopt President Wilson's suggestion that, in the interest of "vVorld peaci, other neutrals follow the lead of United Startes and break off diplomatic relations \vith Germany, was received here today. So far as is known tliis is the first response. SAYS GERARD HAS DEPARTED London, Feb. 6.-The Gentral News Agency says it understands Ambassador Gerard at Berlin departed today, and is due in Switzerland in the course of the day. No confirmation of this' report has been received.  SPAIN ENTERS VIGOROUS PROTEST London, Feb. 6.-Renter's Madt-id correspondent cables thatr, the note of the Spanish,goVeniment.ito the central powers will' be delivered today, and published in Madrid tomorro'�6�|ti. Fairrand .mild. Warning To Attto Drivers Paris, Feb. 6.-The extraordinary ^ cold in France r.ettch-ed its lowest re-, cord in Paris 'last night,- when live degrees above zero, was registered. ,j, "iThe mercury, however, went up a few | ^ degrees today. ^ Snow is falling heavily, interfering ^ with traBic. The scarcity o� coal is increasing daily owing io frozen canals and tlie difficulty of barges arriving regularly from the lower Seine. Frozen water mains in various cities in. southwestern France 'have disorganized the electric lighting systems. , , ' FORMER 'PEG PASTOR GETS. MILITARY'CROSS Winnipeg, Feb. 5.:-Rev,-A. E. Cousins, formerly rector of St. Alban's Anglican chtirch'herei;has bcfeu awarded the Military Grosp. Cousins was for a number of years prominent In local university.:;circleB, while he was a student '.of StJ'iJohn' Cousins is a vcieran^-df the South African war. " ' Notice is served today on ? auto owners and driver^ that "it> the law respecting speeding and passing .street cars when tak-ii)g oil or letting off pa8Benger| rj,: cial warning is published in to- i^ day's Herald. "The drivers in  the city have become;^ very yj> careless lately, and -sbme of >^ these days someone is-going, to he killed." The minimum ^jS": fine for conviction on thiB qf-fence is $50, and. there'is no > way of rebating it, flo.'that 4> tauto owners will' speedhere- 4>  after at tUeir own risk. '/ '  *    �   4. � 4^ ^ 4. � G. T. R.^EMBARGO ' ; anywhere In Canada dHringi[li|'4 erican* leave ,ee5rrjij[iy "tvf- A9A 781574 608?0422 ;