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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1918 THE LETHSKIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE PROTECT PACIFIC U. S. Senator Would Have Them Blocked From All Pacific Ports Wathlngton, July 6.-A resolution declaring it opportune for the United State*, Japan and Great Britain , to enter Into an agreement wWch would; prevent Germany and the other Central Powerivfrom gaining a foothold on the Pacific which might permit them to "use methods of warfare on the Paoiflo ocean not Justified or warranted by the laws of war," was Introduced today by Senator Salsbury. Consideration of It was postponed. Under the resolution the Chinese republic and the Russian people, wlien able to establish a sufficiently strong and stable government and any other government on the Pacific litorally prepared to contribute to the common purpose reasonable proportions of sea power might be admitted Into the proposed agreement. The resolution would have the agreement provide "that no war-hlpa or other armed vessels of any power which has heretofore or stiall hereaUer pursue an unwarranted coifhse of warfare or use. Illegal methods of warfare on the high seas, shall be permitted to have, hold or obtain ports, harbors, posssslons or landing places on the Pacific ocean, \ whence warfare , might be waged or which may be used as bases of offense or places of refuge." IS SIGNIFICANT. Geneva, July 6.-Two prominent German language newspapers here print significant accounts of the Fourth of July celebrations In Europe. The Borne Bund, which heretofore has treated .America with decided reserve, prints a leading editorial about the celebration and appends thereto a Significant resume of Secretary Balier's'report relative to American troops already^ln France. U. S. TO GIVE AID TO RUSSIA Washington, July 8.-Amerlca'a waiting policy in regard to military action In Russia Is understood to have ended today at a eonferance at the White House between President Wilson and Secretaries Lansing,. Baker and Daniels, Admiral Benson, chief of naval, operation*, and General March, army chief of staff. There was no announcement after the conference and probably will be none for the present, but it was said unofficially that Important decisions had been reached. COAST STRIKE Eight-Hour Day Upheld - Wages Increased- Cost Living Lower Skin Sufferers You will sigh with relict at the first magic touch of D.D.D., the soothing �wash of oils. Many ol our customers thank us tor this advice. You will too. Try D.D.D. today. We guarantee it.- J. D. Hlginbotham �i Co., UA., Druggists.-^Advertisement. Nursing Mission PURE FRESH MILK Prom tuberculosls-testod cows -Anyone requiring auch mlllt for babies may do so dail>�> The mUk 1b free to those who cannot pay for it, and at cost to t^iose who can. Ixjndon, July 6.-lylout. General Sir B, E. W. Tumor, V.C., clilet of the Canadian hospital statt visited Wood-cote Canadian Convalescent HosvUiii, Bpsom, commanded by Colonel Irvine, and while there awarded the D.C.M., �and Military Medal to the following: (Prlvalers except where othorwlse specified.) D. C. M. No. 761213 C. S. Dorals, 70th Battalion. Military .Medal-229.544 W. Crow, 80th C.R.T.; 672850 J. Bouchard, 22nd Battalion; 412157 Lance Corp. C. W. Brewer, 21at Battalion; 402272 Dance Corp, A. ^x>t-torn, 3rd Battalion; 75533 Corp. A. Duncan, eoth T.M.B.; 192894 R. Taylor, 15th Battalion; 07607 D. A. McAs-klU, 25th Battalion; 440702 gergt. J. Fifiher, 5th Battalion; 487343 L. Barn-hill, 7th C.R.T.; 42GHC Lanco Corp. W. Picidsend, 2nd C.M.G.; 330153 J. E. Gilbert, C.F.A.; 100093 G. A. Mc-Leod, 49th Battalion; 180335 P. Young, 7th; 100071 Lanco Corp. Wltherley, 31st Battalion; 110384 Sergt. D. Morgan, 5th C..M.R.; 349184 Gunner J. Johnson, C.F.A.; 1102443 Sapper G. Sly, 8tU C.R.T.; 218n A. Gillespie, C.A.M.C. BRAVE FEAT. Toronto, .Tuly G.-Anotlier decora-lion was won by Capt. W. J. (Art) Duncan for attacking fifteen Hun m.achlnes whlcli had attacked a British observa'llon machine. The second decoration was a bar to the Military Cross which he recently received for having brought down live Hun airplanes. His bravery has also resulted In his promotion to bo a captain and flight commander. Capt. Duncan Is a son of Rdv. W. A.. Duncan and Mrs. Duncan of this city. Ho was a well known hockey player and was born in Sault Ste. Marie. Vanoouyer, July C-Mr. Justice Macdonald this morning handed down the tlpdlngs ot the board of conciliation In the dispute between the B. C. Electric Hallway and its inotormen and conductors. This has nothing to do with the electrical workers dispute, The findings are: The principle of the eight hour day 'Is conceded, but It 1h recommended that Its application ho postponed until after the war. The minimum rate of wages for mot-ormen^and conductors Is recommended at forty cents nn hour, an increase of 33 1-3 percent, over the present wage. The maximum wage is placed at 47 cents, an increase ot-^GVi per cent, over the present rate. This will be the highest wage paid on the continent, it Is stated, with the exception ot the scale in Anconda, Montana, Tho term of service In which the maximum wage rate may be obtained is reduced from four to two years. Overtime Is to be paid after nine hours' work, Instead of nine and one halt as at present, Tho period of the new agrcomont is to extend over one year, It is recommended, subject to variation if there should bo an .appreciable increase in tho cost ot living. The finding includes the statement that the cost of living in Vancouver and vicinity is lower than in any other place in Canada with tho excep-tion'^ot St, John, N. B, Accept it. , TIio B, C. Eiectrie has accepted tho findings of the conciliation board. No statement Is expected as to the attitude ot the men until the conclusion of a meeting which is to be held Sunday as announced late this afternoon. ,READY BY AUGUST NOTICE Gas consumers will please bo advised that their gas accountis will still be payable at. the CBtl-adian Bank ot Commerce as heretofore. CANADIAN WESTERN NATURAL GAS, LIGHT, HEAT AND POWER CO., LTD. LAST TIMES TONIGHT Marguerite Clark IN "The Seven Swans'' A BEAUTIFUL PICTURE. DON'T MISS IT. MONDAY AND TUESDAY WORLD PICTURES PRESENT CARLYLE BLACKWELL AND � JUNE ELVIDGE - IN 'THEMARRIAGE MARKET'' Washington, July 6.-Another Indication of the pressure under which the American programme is being rushed to meet the German menace came from the pro-,vost marshal general's office today when orders were issued to local boards to speed up physical examination of the new class of men and have them ready for overseas In August. UKRAINE BITTER Washington, July 6-Bitterness in the Ukraine caused by the German military occupation is described in a belated dispatch received today at the state depart- -ment. Such serious disturbances have arisen that Germans .have been compelled greatly to increase their army of occupation. The " country has been stripped by the Germans of all textile goods as well as food, the tnessage taya. COUNTERACT ADVANCE � PRICE OF WHITE CORN Ottawa, July 6,-While the Canada Food Board has no control ot the prices ot grain, they have taken steps to counteract the recent advance In the price of white corn. As the result ot nn apparent scarcity ot the white product in the markets ot the United States, the price Is now considerably higher than the price ot 'j'ellow milling and other grades of corn. The food board today is requesting all millers and manufacturers to make not more tttan 25" per cent, of while corn with at least 75 per cent ot good yellow milling, or good mixed corn. In this way it is expected that tho price of flour can be reduced to the price of government standard wheat flour, or even lower. POLICE SEIZE ARMS NIRIS Hundreds of Guns Taken in Surprise Raid on Farm Houses Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself. by raising FOOD on the fertile ^ains of Western Canada. .,The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to begin. Lands 111 to 130 an acre; irrigated land up to S50-, 20 years to pay. Loan to assistsettlersonirrigatcd lands. Get full particulars and free illustrated literature from MUN CAMERON, GwlSipL CP.IlUMll 905 in St. Cait, CALGARY Lemon Juice For Freckles Girls I Make beauty lotion at home for a few cents. Try It I Squeeze tho Juice of two lemons Into a bottle containing" three ounces ot orchard white, shake well, and you have a quarter pint qt the best freckle and tan lotion and complexion beautl tier, at very small cost. Your grocer has the lemons �nd any drug store or toilet counter will supply three onnces ot orchard white tor a tow cents. Massage this sweetly fragrant lotion Into tho face ,neck, arms and hands each day and see how freckles and blemishes disappear and how clean, soft and white the akin becomes Yes! It la harmless.-Advertisement What the Press Agents Say AT THE EMPRESS Ijondon, July 6,-A press association diijpatch from Dublin says that tho police of Balllnasloe, County Galway, have raided tarmlhouses within a radius ot fifty ihlles, seizing hundreds of guns and arms of various description. The raids were carried out simultaneously before daylight, and extended into the adjoining counties ot Roscommon and Kings, There was no resistance except in a tew Instances where the presence of arms was den led, but the weapons aftonward were surrendered. The country people were surprised, not expecting such drastic action In view ot tho recent proclamation of Viscount French,, lord lieutenant ot Ireland, calling for recruits. There al_so were a number of arrests in the outlying districts In connection with alleged opposition to the discharge ot police duties and the carrying out ot the recruiting proclamation. ML VETO 12.40 WHEAIVOIE Washington, July 6,-President Wilson will veto the annut^l agricultural bill because of the rider agreed to by both senate and house today fixing the government minimum guaranteed wheat price at $2.40 a bushel. This information transmitted to Chairman Lever of the house agricultural committee today through Postmaster General Burleson Just before Speaker Clark had signed the bill preliminary to sending it to the White House. SAILING TRANSPORT Now York. July C>.-DopaiHiro of an American tninsport from an .Atlantic port haB been delayed throiigli the ndtion of the coal passers and firemen In rcluiiing to sign for ilio voyage because their articles did not Include provision for a-war bonuK, 11 v.-.is announced today by John H. Thomas, Federal director of shipping here. . The seriousness of tho situation has been called to the attention ot union leaders, -who have been roijucated to intervene, .Mr, Thomas said, .and nn-loBB, tho men agreed to sail tlio government would put naval men in their places. M.*. Tliomas aald he had received a lett�Jr from Major-Gcnoral George W. Ooothals ot 'the army transport service, to the effect that beginning ,luly 1, the payment ot tho war bonuses to crews ot American vessels In government service had been stoppd. In tlila communication, .Mr, Thomas said, that General Qoethale expressed tho opinion 'that tl\o principle umlerlyhiK the theory of bonuses was essentially wrong as tho men passing through war zones did hot risk their lives any more than did the soldiers. DAUGHTER OR MOTHER Can you Imagine a woman who was Bpending her last dollar to impress an American millionaire, antl who had hini hanging on tho ropes, as it were, rolling a proposal around on his tongue, bejng^ interrupted in this most important moment of her whole lite by the entrance of her seven'teen-year-oUl daughter? That's just what happened to tbe mother in "A Mother's Secret," which will be seen for the last time tonight at the ESnpre^s theatre. And that seventeen-year-old daughter was tho mother's secret. The millionaire thought it was a mighty fine secret, too, and he began to pay almost as much attention to the daughter as to the mother, only he brought th^. mother roses and the daughter toys. For mother was wise. "You would' hot think I was tho mother of a thirteen-year-old daughter, now, would you?" And the daughter .was the only one who kicked on the thirteen. For she was half in love with tho millionaire herself. So, you see, there Is some situation to ."A Mother's Secret." Also Lonesome Luke in "His Lost Liberty," and Screen Magazine and Mutt and Jeff. AT STARLAND Adhering to her custom of making �one picture each year for "tho kids" -Including, sho suys, those from seven to seiventji-setPen,, Marguerite Clark will tonight at Starland ba seen In her latest Paramount photo play, "The Seven Swans," which wae adapted from Hans Anderson and (11 reeled by J. Searlo Dawley"; who htia directed Miss Clark in most of her productions. Including the famous Mary Roberts Wiinehnrt "Bab" stories and the famous "Snow WUIto' fairy atory. The multitude of movie tans with whom Carlylo Blaokwell is a prime favorite, will be glad to hear that, with cUarraing June ElvWge as his co-star, he will appear at Starland, Monday and Tuesday in "The Marriage Market," the newest World-Picture Brady-Made. Thas'tory told in this production is one that Is filled with surprises and exciting incidents. It is a logical and consistent drama and ends with a big climax that will delight every n/ovie fan. -- - _ , BLUEBIRD PHOTOPLAYS PRESENT rMMESC Jlla Hall In "A Mother's Secper^ TONIGHT 1^ f'.l'i^^"*/ �?''�� ' Hudson Bay Cigars, 50 in box. Sale Piice .... $2.00 Royal Mint Cut Tobacco, Vz lb. tins. Sale Price 75c Players' Cigarettes, Old Chum and Sweet Caporal. Sale Price, 2 boxes...................25c V2 lb. tins T. & B. Tobacco. Sale Price____... 70c Wm. Pitt Cigars, (50 in box). Sale Price ... $2.45 MAY STRIKE > : Vancouver, July 6,- Gas ? ? workers have issued an ultl- > ? malum to tho Vancouver Gas ? ? Company that unless their ? working conditions are met ? ? within the next torty-plght � ? liours they wlll^o on strike, � > CAPT. HUTCHISON WTHEI.C. In the list ot Oanadlaa cavalry oftl-cers gazetted with the 'military cross this week appoariB the name of Capt. Roger Hutchison, who is well known In L�thbrldge and Carmangay. Capt. Hutchison was well known all over Southern Alberta, having travelled for la'numbor ot years for the International Harvester Co. out of Leth-brldge. He waa familiarly known as "Hutch" to most of the people. His many friends will be delighted to hear tliat he has this great honor bestowed on him. He enlisted with tho 13lh O.M.R, as a lieutenant and has been promoted to the rank of captain since going to Franco. FIFTY-SIX BODIE� FOUND Peoria, Ills., July ,6.-Fifty-six bodies, mostly women, had been taken by divert from the wreckage of the excursion steamer Columbia up to three o'clock this afternoon. At that time it was estimated that nearly one hundred more bodies remained In the wreckage. More than seventy-five survivors are In hospitals in Peoria and Pekin. 'headquarters. Is ono of the original members of Canada'B "Thirty Thousand," Ho belongs to Moose Jaw, when he was in tho Dominion Lands Office, but joined tho "Pats", as a ranker in Saskatoon, where he waa doing relief work in August, 1914. Tho fine collection of pure bred cattle at the Calgary fair is being filmed tor the movies by B. B. Dobbs, motion picture operator ot tho Canadian Pacific Department of Natural Resources, Other pictures of country life, including the filmB of Banff and Gull Lake and ot the Irrigation convention at Nelson at the end of tho month. These pictures vriW bo 'exhibited in the United States. Because they are anxloiis to get overseas, twenty mechanics of the Royal Air Force at Toronto were discharged into th� Canadian array with wliich they will go oversea^ immediately. The men are mechanics who took advantage of the annulment tran.sfer regulations when the Royal Flying Corps became tho Royal Air Force. Plans are already under way for the great Imperial War Museum in London, which. In many ways, will resemble both the British and the V.ictoria and Albert Museums. In other important reepects the new museum will dtffer from and even surpass others. For one thing it will not bo a mere repository for various specimens of (the machinery of war. The yhole idea win be to demonstrate, for all time, the superb manner in which England rose to the stupendous demands of this unexpected war which la the greateet of all history. London, Julyl 6.-British keria bombing squadrons continue to - destroy German military, works in Belgium. An official statement issued today by tho British admiralty says: "During the period between July 1 and 3 one enemy seaplane was destroyed and three Indecisive combats took iilace. "Fifteen and a half tons ot bomba were dropped by our airmen. Plrea were started at Bruges. At the Vars-senaire airdrome bursts wore observ- N ed among the sheds, hangars ana warehouses, while other bombs exploded on the Maria Aelter airdromo, and at Zeebrugse, near the lookgateB. Pour hits were registered on an enemy ' destroyer off the Bassin de Chouajra and on sheds, warehouses and quaya- gisU, Crocera and Qeneral &torc� ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE ^ POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full jrtformatlon apply to Agenta ^ or Company's Office, J70 Main Sti, Winnipeg. ^^i^ IS RESUMED. Obtawa," July 6.-Notification has been received from the Brillah authorities that parcel post service to prisoners of war In Bulgaria has been resumed. The parcel post service to prisoners ot war In Turkey Is sUU suspended. ^ CANADIANS ELECTED ? ROYAL COLONIAL ? ? INSTITUTE ? -- � ? V, Harding, Toronto; Captain * ? Charles P.' MoCallum,'.J3alg�ry;  John M. Wylle, Tulon, Man. Cofour Cards and Prioeafrom our looul agtuta. 41 5037 373 01393687 ;