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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'r[lUl\SDAY, .I/VNUAr> : I' > * * �lnoas around" aiiiurlou;i a^tc-allons in moth-uds of doing buKlno^.'i at a time when all possible facility Klinnld rather ho Riven; and such adjut^tmonts aa appear advisable after full dl.ssii.soioii could host bo Introduced f proaoiit conditions, provldtns for -�iusimn.sion of shop act, v/ero al!ov;od to remain undlB-lurbed tiiilii a sniio and rna.sonable course can bo laid dov/n which ran be adliored lo with public approval. G. U. MAUNOCH, ProHideut. I.otUhridBe Board of Trade. "I am (lot inimical to the rights of the clerics," said Mr. Marnoeh in ex-plalnhiK hia attitude, "arid I do not think any of th^m would like to do anythw to upset business at/ this 1imo. As a matter of fact tha act allows employers to keep their staffs on duty for RO hours a week, whoroas at proaout they are employed only 57 hours a week. In case a Wednesday half holiday were granted, th'si would take oft four hours, leaving 5S hotira 'bt eiri'liloymeht weoldy. During the year m'ost clerks are,given two weeks liolldayH, ?r 106 houra oft. thus reducing flie weekly working hours to Gl it a halt holiday ia in effect or to 55 it there is no holiday. I know that the toudency the worlcj over is to shorten the liours of labor, bnt these are war times, and Lethbrldgo oc-cuiJ'ca a very Important place in the business of a big farming community which is bent on producing to tho limit, HO we should all be very carelul not to upset present arrausements it il can beiivo'rti^d. IMESflVERDOIS Quarters in City Hall-Annual Meeting^ of Fair Board"- W. Mc, Moore, new secretary and manager of the I.,Bthbrldge Fair in on the Job at the city hall, and will be Installed In pernmnont offices on the third floor In a few days. .Mr. Moore Is buhy gettlnK the reins In hia lianda and will be In a posttlou to commence arrangement^? tor the ; fair in a few days. " One of tlie'moBt important mattcrR to bo Uottled Is the date of the fair, bothbrldge wants the first week in Angu.st. Whether It can secure tliia date and still remaln'tn tho fair circuit roijjftlns to be seen, but a movemenl Is on foot now to form a second cirrii of some of tho smaller cUics. including Lethbrldgo, Medicine Hat. Wey burn, Ued ))eor and others, all i r/hlcli cities have "Splendid surrounding territories from-r*vlilcli to drav. largo exh bits. It is understnod a meeting may be held In .Medk-lnc Hat shortly to fil.scusi; Dils. thnnual Meeting. White Says Govt, Has Absolute Right to Govern Provincial Bond Issue I- : : ? ? HEARTFELT THANKS 7j FRbM HALIFAX ? Montreal, Kec. :(l.-The man- : aging committee of the Halifax -> relief association Ikih passed a resolution, recordini; tiie grate- ? ? ful "heartfelt thanks' of the ^ ? people of tho stricken city for American Red Crons approcdat- ? ? ed tho character of Uic recent �*/ catastrophe ami the remark- ; �> able ijromptnesH and efficiency. with which it despatched work- ? > ? .! importance of puuing stock with n rer.idi of the homosloader of the iiroviiico. Kcv.' iicia passed by the legisla'prc liave'v;orked out move sat i.afactoriiy than the "Cow bill." A huil Line of and Carried Marlow's Meat r Market' ';i110 SIXTH AVENUE SOUTH W PHONE 796 Hat will also hold a stanipeile thi: summer and between the two liiior they should be able to secure ..on.o o tho best riding talent on the .N'ortb American continent. Mr. Day managed the big Hat stampede last yoar and Is in touch with the best riders in the Slates and the big ranches in Canada. ineyloSth careless handling Rogina, Sask., ,Jan. S.-Livestock bredoers In largo numbers are here attending a two days convention of breeders of cattle, liorfes, sheep and swine and poultry. Election of oftc-cra resulted as follows: H. Pollet, president F. T. Skinner, Indian Head, vlcQ-presldent; P. F. Bredt, Regtna, secretary; directors, Wro. Busby, G. A. Logan, K. E. Baynton. A rsBolution was pussod praying the Dominion government to disregard the request of the woolen manufacturers to place an embargo on tho eaport of Canadian wool. Another resolution passed provided tor co-operal.on bo-tweon western sheep brooders associations to combat the effort.s, of the woolon manufacturers to provout the free movement of next year's clip. Prof. Tlsdale said that much money was lost by Canadian sheep breeders owing to careless ways of preparing wool for market and said that he hoped wood v,'ould be graded in Regina next summer. This would frivo Canadian firms the chance to tender on grades of wool which at proaont they could not handle, owing to lack of, tho proper machinery. Such grades were now all going to the'United States. but also a.a to tlie times at they are inji'de in order that tion may be avoided. I do tireheiu! tliat any hnrdalfiii will arise ii:idpr th'-^ administration of llio order. On the contrary. I am of tho opinion that it ia in llic inteveat of all public borrowers llic:iiaclvca vhat there Hliould ho repulation at this time of their Inauea in order thai the market ma^ be conserve.! tor tho common benefit. At thia time the proaperity of Canada, which enables us td'sup-port the burden of the v.'ar, depends lU largo degree upon Doniin on finance, wliich turniBhcs the credita which enable our production in which i r\-r^ not ap- FR02CN TO DEATH I made poa.aihie hy rcasoii of tho San N'ev/por; Mcv.a, .iaii. Two � Carlo company's mutiny toward Wln- soldlcra while iloing r'uard duty here ^ nliici;, wlmve^tho noted hour blnls will are reported to have been frozen to; be hcaril i'l a, iicriea of nine different (U'alli .Saturdiiy :iii(l l-iiinday night, i rcrforniancf.a. Tlie cities of Calgary, 'Their dcaili ccr(ifiiMic;i .say they liicii ; ICdinoiilon .tnd Ito.idna, it is under-I In diarhrtrpc itt diily. .So official an-1 stood, will also be favored with vlstt.a I nounccncnt isi :n'ai!;)))lc. mimmm Fine Hunch gf Men-Excellent System of Eqiiipins; Men What ihe Press Agents Say Caloary, Jan. 3.-It Is stated that Alberta will supply more than it*, quota under the firat draft. The response today was quite up to expectations. Ciilgary. Alia,, ,Iiin. - The rival bunch of ihe drafKal incti uiuIit the iiiilllary aervJcc act tuniel up at Victoria |i:>rlt borracka this mor-.ting iu fine slylc. For the nioa., |iaii they :rowdod into the orderly roum with a smile ; V� ""?.^''L " ' " maUer to chock up any defaultcra. org.nlzition to l.cti- Thfso will be Immediately dealt with. !''ridge, Monday oveniuB, Jan. l-lth. The excepilonally smooth way j,, | were today complotfMlwUh Local .Mati- whlch tho enlialmenf was carried out ' I- I^'IT'""' T M� eatic Mr. linker came through-direct troni Port-liind, Oregon, where his company will i l)lny a week ongagemont directly bo- ' th'a morninK lends considerable strength to the general opinion that the nipu that have been called up will cheerfully obey the military authorities. fore coming to this city. The local engagement i many important lines to continue and whlcli is responsible tor the circulation of such vast sums of money to tho manifest advantage of the trade of every prnv ncc and niunlripality In Canada, if this condition is to be ninintainod it la essential that tho Canadian money maj'kct nhaU be availed of tor tho purpose only of necessary issues nf securities and it is tlecided-} ly not iu the national interest that liquid capital should at thi.s time become fixed capital by rea.son'ot being invested in unproductive enterprise or in unnecessary public works." The minister further stated with respect to tho matter of not;ficatlon of tho order to provincial governments that a special Issue of the Gazette was published contalnlrtfe the order and copies sent to all the provincial treasurers. ^ i Quebsc Rejects Order. tjucbec, Jan. '2.~Slr Lomer Gouin, as attoruey-general of the province of order-in Toronto, Jan. 2.-Douglas Robert son's special cable to the Evening Tele- gram from London aays: "ThereNhavo been serious delays iu the Ca'-.adian mail for a long time. Letters from Canada are rarely l�^aa than thrCe weeks and often more than a month old. Sir Edward Kemp deploring Ihia slate of affairs, told me ho intended to do everything lie could to facilitate delivery of letters to Canadian soldiers. He is willing to send soldiers incapacitated -tor duty at tlio front and employed at English bases to assist if necessary, in handl-hig and sorting mail on its arrival from Canada. The delay principally I is due to congestion and a shortage of skilled mail handlers, both /in Canada and on this side. To' dembii- T Tonight and ' Tomorrow. 10c-15o WiiUam Desmond in TONIGHT PriC�3 10c-25c i�^�ip�i �..i-nTO-7ng�TCTMw,mj^m,iiij.m Wishing All Our Patrons A Washington, Jan. 11.--i'.ailroad labor and finance nuesticns engaged the attention of Director General McAdoo and his staff today along wiih ih^ movement of coal. | Heads of the four railway brotlioi--; hoods were culled Into ccnferonco to ' dia.cuss the general eiuployinent .altii- [ ation under government operation. .M-strate th*it the delay Is not due to I though the union chiefs liad no Intea- H.ippy New Year. THEDA BARA'S Greatest Screen Success lack o-f speed in ocean passage an example La cited of a Toronto man who posted a letter the latter part of November the day he loft Toronto lie left Canada weeks later arriving iu England lately after a ten days' passage yet tho letter only arrived the whi^h^^u'^pUsUln'u;^ J" consoauonee of the tardy oftc'al Quebec Gazetlt this week, i, Hanrtling ot ma I in Canada of a cer-whlch the executive council of thisjl^^T J^^^ consignment of Christmas ovinc'e strongly protests against the'parcels and letters to^Cauadlan troops Tractor and Gas Engine Repairing y We can put your tractor in Jcondltion tor spring plowing at a roaBoimble price. 'We -also, buy and, sell rebuilt trac-itors. Have two 12-JJ4 coal oil .�trnetorH for sale at a bargain. Also one set engine plows, ' :C AUTO AND .ELEQTRIC \i REPAIR. SHOP .�324 11th St. S., Roar Y. M. C. A, /f �-- 19-6 We wish to announce that �Fetor LoVnlloy and L, \. Nlchol-'Bon havo conaolldatod. their in-;jterciittf auclioneorB and will ' conduct riftloB anywliorc In the � .''provlnco.'Tho host of workman' . 'bIiIp audi satisfaction guarantood pr no pay. , ',', For sale, dates, phone 10C3 or fabC Rural, / Youra for buSlnosa, ;;:'{f.eVALLUY AND MICHOL80N "c't'v'-' Auctioneers, NpCfflONCilSlN CHORCH [LECI OFFICERS , .A.fter the New Year's rally of the ' Sunday scljoola at the We�ley church, the members and frieuds of the Christian churcli gathered for dinner, which waa prepared by the ladle;?. After dinner a business session was hold at which the followlng'dfflcors were elected for the ensuing year: Sec-Treas., Mrs. C, S- Farrow; deacon. Dr. Marcus Dunsworth' Supt. Bible school, .Mrs. 0. L. Curtis; assistant supt., Mrs. G. D. DuuBworth;, recorxltng secretary, Miss Blanche Balderson; corresponding secretary; Dr. Marcus Dunsworth, Reports of tho past year showed tho Church In good working coridlttin with a hopeful outlook for the work'that Is befovo us. For lack of time several Importantvmutiers wore briefly considered ai%wlll bo brought up at a meeting liriho near future, Mrs. Q, D. Dunsworth, a woman of great faith, has been a tireless worker 08 suporlntendent of the Sunday school fcr tho past three years and retires from that office with the good will of , the entire meniborshlp. llIILETilPlClftlES The following Is a copy of a letter received by MUs TlUey, Supi. of the �Nursing Miaslou, and shows clearly tjio otfoct of the Herald's Goodfollow fund: Dear Miss TlUey: I and two of.,my sisters want fo thank you for nil the nice llilngs sent to us throe and my m,other. It has boon so cold that v^e could not go out. Mother says that It .those .who seal tho money hart onjy seen our tacos when we opened oiirBtoc\�lugB, thoy would havo been pretty .glad thoy ,had given It,  .' Yours ;ruly, - . . A Boy-Blghl Yeai'3 Old, pr - , ordor-in-couucU recently passed b;' the bomiuion government, and almed-j at prohibiting, for t)ie time beim;, all undertakings not regarded as esson^ tial to the country's full participation in tho war, by requiring that all provincial, municipal and private flotations be first approved by tho federal au. o|[ltles, and Informs the-government of Canada that !t Is ^the intention of the Quebec Eoverumeut to consider tho regulations as illegal, unconstitutional and nowise binding upon the province of_ Quebec. Gouin Quotes Authority Quebec, Jan, 2.-Speaking today to tho Canadian Press on tho clash'of the provlnco ot Quebev with Ottawa ou the federal order In council relating to the control on debentures Sir Lomor Gouin said he^ could sum up the situation in no better wi\y than by stating the legal authority of which he bases his stand. * "I havo had tho legal advice," said Sir Lomor, "of Alessrs. Eugene Le-fieur and Alnie Gooffrlon, both with a strong roputatloti as legal advisors and hero Is their opinion: "Wo aro ofthe opIiUon t'lat tho order-In-councU passed" on tlioi 22nd of Docembor by the federal govorninent not one arrived for Christmas to the keen disappointment of tho men." tion ot pressing their daniands for for ty per cent higher pay at this time, it � is understood their case will be taken , up along with many other_v,-age mat-1 ters as soon as the railrotid admlnia- ; tratlou has disposed of the more press- ^ ing transportation problem. Many railroad executives are prepared to re-conimond a general increase, especially for unorganized labor, to,prevent Ihe men from going to other industries where vrages aro bett.or. A JIaslerly :ModGrnlzed American Ver.sion of This Internationally Famous Sta^e Success. ALSO MISS BILLI^ BURKE In "GLORIA'S ROMANCE" and Screamingly Funny L-KO Comedy.: ^- Big Show for the Money. This is Ific first ot tho famoua Triangle Pla'ys to be .seen at tlio Empress and it's a good one, LATEST WEEKLY AND CHARLIE CHAPLIN In a Second Run Comedy "THE FLOORWALKER" RECOimO! Ottawa, Jan. 3.~That no licenses for any canneries be granted in northern British Columbia tor at least five years �is one of the recomm'endatlons submitted by tho special commission appointed lust summer to inve.stlgato the conditions and reaulroineuts ot'the salmon fisheries in this district. . Other recommendations made hy tho comilllssioners include the following: That no motor boats be allowed in salmon fishing for tit least fivo years; that companies owning two or more cannoriQs in any are^may he allowed i to consolidate their operations without I TWO NIGHTS -STARTING NEXT M0N.JAN.7th McCULLOUCH AND EVANS OFFER (FOR THE FIRST TIME IN CANADA) .....THE NEW HEART-INTEREST PLAY OF LOVE AND DEVOTION er's Rosary* A SEQUEL TO "THE ROSARY" With the Distinguished Actor FRANK IRESON. AND A CAPABLE SUPPORTTfJG COMPANY A WONDERFUL NEW PLAY ENDORSED BY PUBLIC, PRESS AND PULPIT. Not a Motion Picture SEAT SALE OPENS FRl. DAY 'AT THEATRE BOX OFFICE. Prices $1,75c, 50c is ultra vires as'far as this/order-in-I extra license; that no changes ioutil atfeas pi^i^IncL i^unS �' ties and cor raitlod- to foctB urnvineoK miinlclii � ' . ""^ � ' � ? URGE GOVT. OWNERSHIP ? Uoglna, Jan, 3.-THo Roglna ? Rotary Club today passed a re-�> Bolutlon urging the govsrntuent of Canada,.as a necessary war ? ineaauro, to tako'alrailar stops - and the United States reApeot- ways. The motion also protost-> ert against the increase , Ju- ? 5> freight rales, ' ? <' ^ \ � � � ? ? ? * � ?  * ? � * MAJESTIC 2 PHONE 1722 NIGHTS STARTING FRI. TOMORROW SPECIAL* MATINEE SATVRDAY GOLDWYN, INC, PRESENT A POWERFUL PICTURI2ATI0N -OF. OLIVER MOROSCO'S . PHENOMENAL BROADWAY 8UCCE0S BY EDWARD CHILDS CARPENTER. WITH AN ALL STAR CAST OF PRINCIPALS HEADED BV THE YOUTHFUL.^QUAINT HEROINE OF "INTOLERANCE" , AND "THE BIRTH OF A NATION" MAE MARSH ONE OF THE CLEANEST, MOST .DELIGHTFUL AND WHOLESOME STORIES EVER ;�� TOLD, PRIfPS- Nights ,............... ....... 50c, 35o, 26o tlVlVLiO. Saturday Matinee: Adults 25o; Children 10q MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT BY WM. F. DEMUZEY 05 18207342 ;