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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1917 THE XETWRRTDGE bATTY HF.RALD PAGE FIVE U.S. CITIZENS IN CREWOFISSHIP GRiveBton, Tex., Feb, 0-The Associated Fress today makes the toUow-liig announcement: "Bight members of the crew ol the British steamship Hyaclnthus, which sailed today for a northern French port, are said to be United States citizens. The ship carries a cargo of hay." TONIGHT What the Press Agents Say AT THE EMPRESS THE "+H E' EAGL E'S WiNO'': At EMPRESS ft>NlKilHT What Is "Industrie preiiaWdnegs 7" How does it effect' theii^rimbleBt citizen? What does lt'.itn�a,ft to?the Nation? What is It atr about? Thlie and scores of other quis�t^6hs^/,:;,;,  - AT THE ORPHEUM HMENT FW mi' ICORDINMnESS; UliSllGIVEmiiES "ON THE HI.GH SEAS," No. 12. Featuring Grace CUnard and Francis Pord, contain* a peach of a sea fight and a fall over a precipice. Directed by Franela Ford; scenario by Grace Cun-ard. Two reels. ALSO OTHER GOOD PICTURES. MONDAY NEXT THOSE LAUGH MAKERS and Curfi^^ iln an entire new routine of Vaudeville and Burlesque Productions. i Monday Night TH^ BLOCKHEAD Just oft the furnace of boiling comedy, together with a full prtjgram of (pictures., ^ l^rtoe 25, Children 10 As Episode 12, ot !'Peg/of the Ring, "On the High Seas,": begins the chance acquaintance of Dri T-iund, Jr.. has just been Im>,Bow' islaiif' last summer, scarfed two Pakowki men into aiding him in hin escape, and on being tali-en to the lino by the same immigration officer attempted to throw pepper in the officer's eyes in an effort to make his escape once more. For tliis morning a dispatch from Washington conveyed the information that U. S. Consul Frost, at Queenalown, Eng., had cabled tha George Washington was horn in AI berta, Canada and was not un American citizen. It is thought l)y the local police''that Washington's experience' in Southern Alberta may have resulted in some mistalie being made in hir papers, ms it was quite evident that ho was an American citi-zon. THE BULLDOGS ARE COMING. ISI GIVE BACK MONEY PAID FOR THESECOALLANOS Ottawa, Feb. 8.-In the supreme court today the appeal was heard in the case of Franco-Canadian Mortgage company vs. Greig. The compan.v sold coal lands with warranty to the respondents for $fi8,000 and the action was brought to rescind the agreement and recover back alio.ut $40,000 which had been paid on the ground thai tlio title was defective and the mortgage company wa^ unable to give a good title for the lands which it had .fold. Thfi trial judge dismissed the action and maintained the defendants' counter-claim for the balance of the price, but this judgment was reversed by the court oi; appeals for Alberta. Tlie pliiiiitiff's action maintained and the co.imter-claim dismissed with costs. Nominations will take place for the provincial legisiature in New Brunswick oil the i7th inst., and polling on the 'J-lth. Y.NI.C.A.FACESA PROilGYEAR Business of the "V. M. C- A. for the coming year was launched at a successful meeting of the directors held in the Triangle room at the Y. last night. Reports ot the different committees were received. The budget for 1917 was presented and dealt with. Conaiderable satisfaction was expressed Ijy the board regarding the financial outlook for the institution and on thy work lieing done, partic-larly in tlib gymnar/um, where at the time about 75 young stalwarts, future citizens, were going through their drill under tlie direction ol physical instructor 'Geo, McKillop, not to speak o� the joys of the swimming pool and shower baths. The directors fdel that the citizens will not allow this good work to lapse. The house coniniittee has made tho reading room a -very attractive place, by jiroviding the latest and best magazines, periodicals and newspapers procurable. The meetings of the board are set for the second Thursday of every month. THE BULLDOGS ARE COMING. THE BULLDOGS ARE COMING. Tonight and To-morrow fhTBattle oflke Official British Will- Films of the Gieat Olleii-8lvc of July 1st, mCJ. MATINEES AT 2 P.M. AND 3.30 P.'lJl. EVENING, 7, 8.15 AND,9.30 APMISSION: ADULTS,, 35 OENTS; CHILDREN 26 CENTS (Special to th� Ilc-ald) i Edmonton, Feb. S.-Hon. Wilfrid Gariepy, "minister ot municipal affairs, I has dratted the act to provide lor lios-1 pital accommodation in rural districts' which will be known as the hospital act, and gives the minister jiower on being satisfied of the desires of the residents of one or more municipalities to approve and define the boundaries of the,hospital district where one municipal hospital is approved the municipal council shall be the hospital board  In other cases, the municipality shair appoint not more than three electors to represent it on a joint com-ipittee which committee prepare a scheme providing;.for the location and purchase of a site or a scheme for entering into agrpement with any hospital district; or person or corporation operating a hoscltrtl. Estimates of capital expenditure,, nnfl any agreements shall be submitted to the board of public utility.-}(pr approval. Following , approval, each council will pass a bylaw approving the scheme and providing lor the raising ot its share of the capital. expenditure. The boardshall be a body corporate under the name of, the union hospital. Provisions are made for the election of officers. Municipality is defined to mean town, village, rural municipality or small local improvement district. When,'the necessary bylaws have been passed on the co-operating m,u-nicipalities shall ivithin one month of the date of their submission proceed to form a union hospital board by each appointing two represeuta-tlves one a member. of the' council, and the other a ratepayer outside the council. The land purchased must be approved of by the provincial medical officer of health, otherwise none siiall be granted by the province. The costs incurred in an attempt to estafiiish a union hospital, shall be a debt of the municipality. It is provided that the sums to 'be raised annually for payment of principal and interest or interest and sinking fund together with annual operating expenses shall not require a higher rate than two mills on the dollar or two cents per acre on all ratiable property on m.uniclpali-ties. REWARDS FOR SUBMARINES Paris, Feb. 8.-The French Navy league has opened a subscription list to establish a fund for the reward of vessels capturing submarines. The Navy league has contributed 10,000 francs. INTERESTING CANADIAN GROUP AT CLIVEDEN HOSPITAL Including more than one HgUre in Uie limelight in recent events. Prom left to rlgiit: Nwrsiug Matron McDonald, Colonel Hod^etts ol Canadian Red Cross 'ettnimisslon: Surgeon .General Jones, %vhose ivoj-k, was so much critlclzed'hy^ Dr. Bruce's report; Sir Robert Borden/and Surgeoi> Colonel Gorrell, whose de(ith- by poison has created such a: painful, Impression In Cauadlau circles. ^ � . ' y FARMER! It Will be to Your Interest to See Us Before Buying Elsewhere Wc inaiiiifactuLe anil carry in stock a complete line of Harness Collars Saddles Chapps Saddlery Hardware Trunks Bags Suit Cases Mitts & Gloves Fancy Leather Goods THE ALBERTA SADDLERY 30r> Fifth Street S. SATUkDAY'S SPECIALS 4T THE WESTERN MERCANTILE Ca ;; ;; WORTH $10 Special 4 :1 10 Only Sets of Crown Triple Plated Silverwear 26 Piece Sets Sells for $10.00 the Set. Special - - $3.98 10 Only Pure Irish Linen Table Cloths Two and a half yards long. Beau- .| tifully designed. Worth $10.00 anyAvhere. Special 's and Women's Sandal \ , pair - ^ 40c Western Mercantile Co. "Where Your DollaJr Does Its Duty" . /�06 ThiVd Ayeiuie S. . / Phone 1 /'ji^f',' ;