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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ft 1 Mi TUESDAY, FEBrItATIY'IO, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALP PAGE FIVE Lloyd-George's Statement on Robertson's Retirement London, Feb. If).-Premier Lloyd Ouorgc announced that General Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinwon had boon iippuhtted to represent Croat Hrlfnlu on the supreme war council at Vor- London, Kcb, It*. 'Premier Lloyd-CJuorKO today made in tho house of commons his eagerly awaited statement regarding tho recent unny chuu-fiUH. He Biild tho government was anxious to retain the services of .General Sir William KobortHon as chief �of staff ko long as it was compatible with the policy decided upon in common with* Great P.ritain's allies. The premier sulci the policy (if tile government was barter) upon tho assumption (hat tiie allies had -suffered in the past, through lack of eonfidonee njid co-ordinated efforts. It had been decided to act uj> a central authority to coordinate the strategy of the allies The general principles laid down at tho present session at Versailles of the supreme war council were agreed to by all, the premier told the house. It was also agreed that thorn should| bo an interallied authority w'th ex-' oeutive powers.. The only difference A wholesome spread, for a slice of Bread. The Kiddies "just love" CROWN BRAND CORN SYRUP !ti pare-yto thtm Urtt �l it ! At all jfrooers in 3 pound Perfect Seal Quart Jars or 2, 5, 10 and 20 pound Jins. Write for free , Cook Book. 18 the mm stuck co. LWITCI, . MONTREAL which arose wn� hn to it? constitution. The first, proposal at** Versailles, he continued, was that the central authority should consist, of a council- of chiefs of staff, but this was abandoned inasmuch as it'was-regarded as unworkable. Mr. Lloyd George said it. was essential that decisions should be taken instantly at Versailles. Jleetinrc separately the delepateH of tho respective allies, ho explained, considered their own plan, which in etwsu case was identical. This plan was passed without a dissenting* voice and accepted hy all tho military representatives, the premier stated. Would Not Accept Tleing under the. fmnresaion that all the difficulties had been overcome, continued tho premier, tho government offered General Robertson a position on the Versailles council, but ho was unwilling to acquiesce in the system, ohieotins to it on military grounds. C.eneral Robertson, added the premier, then refuned the post of chief of staff with powers adapted to the'position /.el, up at Versailles. The American representative at the Versailles conference declared 'with irresistible power and lotdc'*" for the plan for expansion ' of the supreme council's power, the^prcmier saut. it he .should read the document submitted by the Americans,, said Mr. Lloyd George, there- would be wo need to make a speech.* Would Quit Office If the house of commons repudiated the policy for jvhicji he was responsible, in which he believed the safety of the country depended.%Mr. Lloyd George declared, he would quit office. His one regret would* be that he had not greater strengthv and ability to place at tho disposal of his country in its gravest hour. End Controversy ' Mr. Lloyd George said the country was faced with terrible realities. Me begged the house to have done with ail controversy, adding that the government was entitled to know tonight whether the house and the country wished it to proceed with the policy deliberately arrived at. The premier asserted that the con-t elusions reached at Versailles wesc the result of very powerful representations by the delegates of other governments, notably the American government. Able Document r .'J hesitated for some time," said the premier, in referring to tho American representations, **wh ether I should not WANT ATHENIANS IN ALTA.PROJECTED WEDNESDAY Standard krOf Quality Tff* CANADIAN SALT "O, tfWTTf& fi * j P '#N-'CA l^ rt OA" * read in the. house of commons the very cogent document submitted by the American delegation, which put the case for the present proposal. It is one of the ablest documents ever submitted j . Travelutte's farewell performance which promises to be the best yet. Edmonton, Feb. 1*.-Claiming that the courts of Alberta have the power to grant divorce decrees, H. C, Mac-Donald, of the firm of Short.& Cross, today filed a petition in the supreme court in behalf of William Board, Edmonton, who is seeking a divorce from his wife, Mary Board, and who names William Kuzek as co-respondent. Tho petitioner states that he was married in Edmonton in U�02, and has three children from the union. He allege,that his wife left hhn in that she has misconducted herself, and that she now lives near Vegreville. When Madame Olga Petrova's firsc the formation of her was released, a roman- It pictures with heart rending realism, j He. marriage was shown for the firHt a story of the present war, and con- ; time on the screen. Madame Petrova, . j day, Friday and Saturday of this week, | picture since I with a special matinee on Saturday, j own company tains scene after scene of overwhelming sensationalism. Manager Brown those of Feed, -'mpieuK-n'-i and particularly tho necessary lah-tr to put in and bar-vetft the crop. The appivrching registration of man power* ar.rt woman power is relied on to produce the r^ults desired. \ AUCTION AT-TH� LETHBRIDGE SALE AND FEED BARN r THURSDAY, FEB. 21 $t i.A. ELECT OFFICERS i AT ONE PM. SHARP 26 Head of Mares Geldings From- V, to*7 years old, front l.OOv" to 1,500 lbs. in weight. 20 Head of COWS ;i to 6 years old, are supposed to be in calf, TERMS CASH J. A. SMITH, AUCTIONEER, PHONE 1552. SAVING BY * MAIL f HOW? At th regular meeting of the Wilson local of the U.F.A. organization held at the home of Mr. N. H. Murray, on Tuesday, 12th February, 1918, the re* ports were received from the dele* gates who had attended the eonven- j Hon at Calgary. Mr. Murray, one of the delegates, gave a lengthy report ot the convention and was very enthusiastic tor support for the coming year. He dilated on the advantages resulting from the co-operation of farmers i as exemplified by the U.F.A., and the advisability of amalgamating with the other locajs ia this neighborhood for a central organization to be established in ^Lethbridge was discussed. This matter was lett in abeyance until the other locals had 'been consulted in this regard. Matters relating (o Red Cross and other patriotic matters came in fqr discussion with.the purpose of accomplishing things along this line in the ne*ar future. The following offieers^were elected for the ensuing^ year: President, J. I McTavish; vice-president, W. A. Tiffin; secretary-treasurer, E. Oxland; directors, W. Porter, G. Murray, D. Marshall. Auditor, N. H, Murras\ - Tho meeting closed with a vote of thanks to Mr. MuiTay in whose home the meetings for the past\ year had been held; alao unanimous opinion, to send larger delegation to convention next year, ** RURAL MUNICIPALITY LIKELY AT WINNIFRED (Bow Island Review) Meeting of the Rural Municipality of Bow hslaud was held on Monday last. Present-Deputy reeve Gragg. Councillors Tiyland, Chlsholm, Mar.-Gregor and Pool. In the absence of the reeve. Deputy Reeve Gragg presided. A letter was received from R. K. Bergen of Wfnnlfred asking for certain information relative to the formation of a Municipality, as steps were being taken at WInnlfred to fovrn one. 'The Council *teeided to give all the assistance to Winn if red it possibly could in the matter. It was decided to purchase BOO packages of gophercide from the Blaine Drug Co. A motion was passed instructing the secretary to take' the roll with him when assessing and Insist that arrears of taxes bo paid, and where refusal is made to collect by distress proceedings. .Geo. H. Johnstone of Burdett was appointed official auditor for the Municipality for 1918. AT STARLAND ^ cast of unusual excellence has b"eu provided for Marguerite Clark in h*�r latest Paramount picture. "Bab's Diary," in which site will appear at SU-rland again tonight. This includes Nigel Barrie. the dancer, Frank L.osoe. Helen Green, .Leonora Morgan uud many others. During the filming of his first Paramount picture, "The Countess Char.'ii-ing." Julian Eltinge, well known fern- i iniiie impersonator, and his company I were the most, envied people at the studio, for during tho extreme heat they were sent nearly every day to the bench to film bathing scenes While tho t^Et of -.]?�;� stars and their c.m-panies were toilinlr and sweating around the studios, Mr. Eltinge, Donald Crisp, his director, and a large number of actors and actresses in the castVore gaily disporting themselves  And "HIS HIDDEN PURPOSE" Two-Reel Comedy Feature Showing at 7^0 and 0.15 WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT, JULIAN ELTINGE Famous Female Impersonator In Hi$ Initial Screen Appearance In The Countess Charming Also TWO REEL COMEDO We Guarantee This Shew. MAJESTIC MPRES Prices 10c-25c TONIGHT One Night Only TOMORROW, FEB. SPECIAL RETURN ENGAGEMENT THE UNITED PRODUCING CO, LTD., BY SPECIAL ARRANGE ME NT WITH OLIVER MOROS&O PRESENT RPHEU TONIGHT ONLY Madame Petrova FAREWELL PERFORMANCE DAUGHTER OF DESTINY^' The Story of a Great Love THE FAMOUS STAR IN THE FIRST PHOTOPLAY FROM HER OWN STUDIO. BIGGER AND FINER THAN ANYTHING SHE HAS YET DONE. Now on itt return tranacontinantal tour, after record amathtntf engagement* in all tha principal cltiet VYom eoaat to coaat. WITH THE SAME MAGNIFICENT NEW YORK COMPANY, v INCLUDING MISS REA MARTIN AS 'THE BRAT" SUPERB SCENIC INVESTITURE Prices: $1.50, $1.00, 75, 50c "BETTER THAN 'PEG MY H$ART.' N. Y. SUN SEATS ON SALE NOW AT THEATRE hi . \ Mail a, cheque for the amount y�U\ wish to save to tf\e Treasury of the Province of Alberta, You need not add exchange. 4 'You will receive upon your Savings 5% per annum, compounded half-yearly. You may withdraw your funds at any time. You will not lose one day's interest-no matter when you remit or withdraw. When you wish-to withdraw simply return Savings Certificates for the desired amount. No notice is required. By return mail you will receive Savin pa Certificates, which, backed by the full Assets of the Province of Alberta, afford you 1 absolute security. , For further particulars, write or apply to. i W. V. NKWSON. Deputy Provincial Treasurer, lidmonton, Alberta. s ' Department Q. MILITARY FUNERAL FOR VERNON CASTLE Travelutte BIGGEST YET c THREE NIGHTS STARTING Next Thurs, + p Feb. Js'cw ork, Feb, 19.-Private military funeral services for Captain Vernon Cnatle. of the Royal Flying Corps wnx> was killed in an airplane accident at Fort Worth, Texas, last Friday, were held today at tho Church of the Transfiguration, better known a.3 "The Special Matinee Saturday r 4 h \ J DOORS OPEN PRIC AND 50c Little Church around the corner." 'the rector of the church, the Rev. Dr. Geo. D. Houghton, and the Rev. Dr. Herbert Shipman, chaplain of the 10 Uh Field Artillery, U.S.A., officiated. A detachment of the H. V. C. escorted the body to the church. The pall bearers were officers Uoija the living corps. , , ^ ALL IMPLEMENTS WORK AT THEIR BEST WITH A MOLINE UNIVERSAL TRACTOR BECAUSE THE FARMER SITS ON THE MACHINE OPERATED. ' THE FILM SEN8ATNON OF THE ENTIRE CIVILIZED WORLD, IRA M. LOWRY PRESENTS Fdr The Freedom of The World p. I BY CAPT. EOWARO BOWER HESSER THE ONE TREMENDOUS, VITAL, AWE-INSPIRING, WAR PLAY WHICH PICTURES WITH HEART RENDING REALISM THE ATTROCIOUS BRUTALITY OF THE GERMAN INVADER*. POSITIVELY THE MOST ASTOUNDING PRODUCTION EVER SEEN ANYWHERE. Prices ..---- .....50c, 35c, 25c Seats Now Selling i \ / � H I -mi ;