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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta thursday, july 12, 1917 THE LETnttwiflr.rc daily herald page five KAISER IS GETTING VERY DEMOCRATIC Parte, July 12.-A dispatch from Tlasel to the Havnn Agnncy Bald Km-paror William hao addrcssod to Clinn-collor Von Botlnnann-Hollwcg a rescript mid or tho terrriH of which tho bill to lio submitted to the Prussian Diet, as u complement to tlm Imperial meBsago of April 7th, munt he drawn up on the fo'aRis of equal voting rights. KANSAS RECORD. Valley Oontro, Kan., July 11.-Two hundred acres of. wheat on tho Oron Smith farm here, now hoihg threshed., are averaging liO hushols of high grade wheat to tho aero. Forinors nay this Is a Kansnn record. Sovon measured acres yielded 68 bushels to tho aero. Propose Penalty oq Judges And Others Who Refuse to Act on Exemption Boards tenders for re-construction of road from okotoks to oil fields Sealed tondors addressed to tho undersigned at P. O. Wox 2981, Calgary, and endorsed as ahovo, will ho received up to twelve o'clock noon of July 31st, 1917. Tenders must ho made out upon tho official forms to ho obtained hy application to the undersigned, or to the Provincial Inspectors ot Puhlic Works at f'.algary or Lothhrldgo, accompanied hy a deposit of certified cheque for $10.00, this cheque hoing returnable on submission of a bona fide tender. Drawing, Specifications and Form of Contract Agreement are on view at the offices of tho Engineer of Highways, Parliament Buildings, Edmouton, offices of the Inspectors of Public Works nt Calgary and Lethbridge, nnd the office of Secretary-Treasurer Hayes, Local Improvement District No. 190, nt Okotoks. The approximate length of work Is 37% miles and tenders can be submitted for one or more of the six sections into which this is divided, tenders for tho whole work being preferred. Bidders will he required either personally or hy representation to visit and inspect line of work tendered for and satisfy themselves as to local conditions and materials. Each tender must bo accompanied liy an accepted cheque payable at par in Edmonton to the Minister of Public Works to the amount of five per cent, (5%) of the amount of the tender total. Should the contract be awarded the successful bidder shall be required to executo a guarantee bond on an approved Surety Company to the amount of twenty percent. (20%) of his tender as a guarantee of tho faithful fulfilment of hin contract. Tho cheques of the unsuccessful Udders will be returned within six �flays after, tho contract Ijas boon awarded. Tho department does not bind Itself to accept tho lowest or any tender. L/ C. CHARLES WORTH, Deputy Minister of Public Works. Dated at Edmonton this 6th day of June, 1917. Unauthorized advertising will not ho paid for. Ad. D. Ottawa, July 12.-After a few preliminaries! consideration of tho military sorvico act was resumed in com-mltleo by tho house of commons today. Hon. Arthur Melghen said that tho suggestion of the government In regard to tho choice of a hoard of selection, to bo chosen by the house and the senate to nominate one member ot each local hoard, Is that It should consist of four members from Ontario, four from Quebec and two from each of the other provinces. The board would includo momhors of tho house and senate and outsiders. Sir Wilfrid Laurler expressed a preference for both members of each local tribunals being appointed hy the Judiciary. Ho polntod out that in the event of vacancies occurring they could only ho filled by a joint resolution of tho two houses. Mr. Muighun submitted on amendment which provided that judges or others who refuse to act on hoards shall bo liable to imprisonment Tor a period of not more than,two years or less than thrco months, unless formal- ly released In writing. Replying to Mr. l'roulx, the solicitor-general wild-that members of parliament would bn liable to serve. Mr. I'roulx suggested thel>- disqualification in cam; of failure to act. Mr. Meighon replied that there was no penalty provided other than imprisonment. Mr. Mnrci! wanted to know if an Ontario man could he appointed on h Quebec tribunal. Mr. Meighon replied that from a legal standpoint so far as the bill is concerned this could he done, but tho practice would be to appoint local men well known to tho community. Sir Wilfrid Laurler insisted that tho local tribunals should consist of judges. Mr. Meighon said he agreed that tho judges would bo tho be;;t qualified to do the work, hut they are not numerous enough to do Die work in a reasonable lime. , Sir Wilfrid said that wherever available judges should be appointed. Hon. C. J. Doherty explained that all tho work of the local tribunals would be reviewed by judges. RECEPTION OF THE directory of auto livery and draying If Yon Are Going to Watcrton Lakes See BOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY FOR RATES We are trying to arrange parties and may be able to make a reasonable rate for the trip. Phone 1206 Carmangay, Alta., July 12, 191". Tho Editor Tho Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta. Doar Sir,-As secretary of the Carmangay Auto Club 1 have been Instructed to write to you to acknowledge publicly tho thanks of our club for the reception accorded to us on our trip to Lethbridgo yesterday. Tho Lethbridge Auto Club greeted us in a way in which I am sure no visitors have been met beforo At tho foot of tho hill we were greeted hy tho sight of a big rod car, that of tho chief of tho fire department. This was distinctly encouraging. The fact that this car was empty lent a variation to the welcome that Is quite unusual. Tho Lethbridge Auto Club have an unequated manner of welcome that Is entirely their own. They are quite without ostentation or vnlgar display. When a neighboring club visits Lethbridge the members retire to their homes nnd hope for tho best. The only recognizable acUnowledgo-ment of our existence came from a portly policeman, who, with a surprising amount of ponderous dignity instructed us to move along, when our hoys' band presumed to render a couple of items hy way of demonstrating our existence. It by any chance the Lethbridge Auto Club are responsible for this policeman and his antics we are grateful. Any form of acknowledgement, however oblique Is perhaps better than completo neglect. Our duo appreciation of the welcome given us is here acknowledged to all who may be concerned. Comparisons are perhaps a trifle invidious, hut one is struck hy the different reception given the eighteen cars from Calgary, a city which does no business with Lethbridge, and that given tho sixty or bo from Carmangay, a town which does all Its business with no point other than Lethbridge. Tho Lethbridge Club is assured that in spite of everything, on their return visit to Carmangay, if they think it worth while to come, they will bo greeted and entertainod with tho hospitality for which we try to lceop Carmangay famous, and our Invitation Is here extended to tho Loth-bridge Club to come at their pleasure, giving us notice of no more thaij a day or so in which to prepare for their coming. It is here appropriate to tender our thanks to the Bijou Motor Parlors for their kind offer of their facilities to us on our trip. These thanks are given. Their courtesy is tho more appreciated by us in as much as it was unique. I am, Yours verv truly, P. II. RUSSELL. Hcmm's Auto Livery 24 Hour Service Capable Drivers Phone 1312 Dallas Hotel SWEDEN IS HELPING THE GERMANS Washington, July 11.-An official report Just made to the American government showing the extent to which Sweden is furnishing supplies to Germany reveals that the central powers are receiving enormous quantities of materials that go directly into the manufacture of munitions. In exporting iron ore to Germany, Sweden, it is shown, has supplanted shipments with imports from tho United Stales. What this government will do to end this trade through operation of the export control act has not been announced, hut some of the allies, Jt is known are urging the United States to license no food exports to Sweden until a definite understanding has been readied with the Swedish government concerning her exports to Germany. Another charge against Sweden made in tho report is that she has' discriminated against the allies In the �use of her railroads. Overland trade through Sweden between Norway and Germany has been encouraged, It is declared, while the allies have boon subjected to every inconvenience and ! have been charged exorbitant rail ' rates. COMPLETE PLANS FOR CHAUTAUQUA Definite dates have been set for the Chautauqua which will bn held during tho week of August 71 b to nth Inclusive. Tho Chautauqua is exnertod to bring to the city hundreds of visitors and will In a way take the place of ;l fair. Tho plan to hold a Chautauqua hero was first started b> Chairman K. Sj. Dunham ot tho Rural Relations Com; mltteo of the Board of Trade, who had had experience with such form of education and entertainment, combined in the States. Lcthhrldge w,v< the first city in Canada to consider holding a Chautauqua and the success of tho preliminary investigation here resulted iti efforts being made in oilier places. How successful the sessions havo been in other places is shown by tho following wire from Olds: S. S. Dunham, Lethbridge, Alberta: Just closed successful Chuutuifqua; overyono pleased, now making institution a yearly affair. Program educative, entertaining, uplifting, great community Investment. Thinking thin message will help you as it would havo helped us had we known Chau-tauquas were such a success elsewhere hi Canada. Thousand people attonded tonight. H. P. Kenny, Mayor. The Hoard of Trade will discuss tonight matters in connection with the Chautauqua horc and a full attendance is requested at the meeting. Following is a list of the guarantors on the Chautauqua contract here: S. S. Dunham, J. D. Iliglnhotham, J. B. Hodgson, David Ellon, W. S. Ball, R. H. Dobson, John Home, W. A. R. Cocq, J. S. Hainly, Peter Lund, diathesis Club, Women's Civic Club, It. P. Wallace, W. S. Gnihraith, W. A. Buchanan, M. P., M. V. Johnston, Frank Medley, The Good Co., George Kerr, W. J. Donahue, Red Cross Drug & Book Co., C, R. Daniel, W. .1. Nelson, S. B. Mitchell, George B. Mackay, J. B. Turney, Geo. W. Green, George Stacey, H. G. Clark, W. J. Lloyd, it. W. Kellogg, H. W. Crawford, D. Hago, 11. McBoth, J. H. Rivors, T. W. Crofts. What the Press Agents Say AT STARLAND a continuous din-set times and f union llie. screen In Is c."i'u in Mary Artcral'l Picture, new phiy- ALLIED CONFERENCE Paris, July 11.-Tho forthcoming conference of the allied governments to be held here will consider not only the question of the Balkans but everything regarding the conduct of tho war, according to excelsior. The various governments havo not yet designated representatives. U. S. TO PARTICIPATE. Paris, July 11.- The French parliamentary committee on commorco met this morning to niako endeavors to securo American participation in future international parliamentary conferences through the formation of an American committee to represent the United States. Anchor-Donaldson Line Canadian Service Comfort and Economy. Large Modern Steamers, Prepaid Tickets 'issued at Lowest Rates. Full information from any R.R. or S.S. Agent, or H. E. LIDMAN, Gen. Agent. 449 Main St., Winnipeg, Man., Phone M. 5312. 470 Granville St., Vancouver. Phone Sey. 3199 Seldom Is fiuoh play of luxurious isliings evidenced on/! photoplay as I'lckford's newest "A Poor l.itlhi Rich Girl ing at Starland. In keeping with the rtory which tells of tho extravagant display nf wealth, many costly seeni ; were built for tills subject, including a beautiful conservatory, with lis lily puiid, playing fountains, rare birds and immense botanical display. This set, alone occupied the entire length of the immens'.i stage at. the big Mary Piokford studio in Fort. l.ee. Kn-hnneod hy artistic lighting and new effects in motion photography these scenes present, a. flttln;; background for the beautiful little star. Owing to uiiforseen circumstances Miss Kimni and Mr. Fleming did not sing last night but will King without fail tonight. Kirkwood, Mortimer II. Weldon. Ivntn Stout, Adidph Link, Gilbert Clayton, and the famous dancing team of Grant and Wing. A chorus possessing dtish and Ivnuty Is one of the features, and a special augmonhM) or-ehestr.'i, which lias played the music of this brilliant success since its metropolitan premium. AT TIIK EXPRESS Whal-vcr i hall stir thought:; of country in ;hc hc.-rrf.'j (if (lie p'VjpJr find.-* cu;:er w Icune in there: days o1' national |,wil and by tii" quick message to t lie eye ; nf the mult it tide. "Treason." to he presented in Bluebird photoplays at the Fiupress theatre Friday and Saturday will stir patriotism and iu.-;dre love of connfry j hy contrasting the actions of a soldier j bravo and loyal wmi the ciMmuci. uf that same man when the "yelloitf streak" within him gains tho ascen* tleiicy. "Treason" tells a story of bat* tie in an imaginary principality; of spy plots and intrigue, and, finally, by contrasting examples, puts love of country above all reward. Allen Ho-lubar and Joseph Glrard will act tho leading male roles and Lois Wilson will lie I lie heroine or tho stirring pic-tiire-na-, rative. Bluebird has won Ha favor through presenting consistently goo-l photoplay* stud there is the as;* sutinice of tills good repute to warrant expectations of fine entertainment when "Treason" is displayed upon the local .'I recti. Tonight Charlie} Chaplin in "The Immigrant." AT THE MAJESTIC MPRES TONIGHT s Florence Turner in "A Welsh Singer." Alno John Cort's delightfully pretty and fascinating inus\;"il comedy. "Flora liella," with a long record run at the Casino Theatre, Now York, will be the attraction at the Majestic, one night only, Saturday, July Jlst. "Flora P.ella" is a typical Russian comedy but entirely different in theme from any Russian musical play heretofore produced In this country. Tho cast remains practically the same as during Its long and successful run at tho Casino Theatre, New York, and Includes such well known artists as Eleanor Henry. Lily Leonhard, Guy J. Sampscll, Irving Brooks, Robert. O'Connor, Josephine Iharles Chaplin Tho original and genuine treatment for chronic diseases of women nnd nervous complaints. Send for free copy of "Universal Guide to Health." MRS. WM. FRANCIS, c!o. Mrs. H. B. Wilson, 1C2 1st St. W., Calgary. In "THE IMMIGRANT" Positively Chaplin's Latest Scream and Latest Weekly CLERK'S RECOVERY ASTONISHES LETHBRIDGE Lethbridge people will marvel at this clerk's recovery. His stomach was so bad he could cat very little. Uvery-Ihlnaf fermented and Hourc' Had stomach cough Doctor advised buckthorn bs.r1.-, glvecrir.e, etc., :n mixed in Adler-l-ka. ONR SPOONFUL helped him INSTANTLY. Because Adler-I-kti empties BOTH largo and small intes tine-.lt relieves ANT CASK constipation sour stomach or gas and prevents appendicitis. It has QUICKEST action of anything wo ever sold.-J. D. Itig-inbotham & Co., Ltd., Druggists, Lethbridge.-Advertisement. To All Lovers of Beautiful Homes It will be to your advantage to inspect our Sample Books of wall papers. Lowest prices, beautiful colorings. Large assortment, artistic designs. To see is to be convinced. A request will bring them to your home. No obligation to order. Estimates gladly furnished for paperhanging, painting and decorating. Morgan & Whittaker 964 11th St. S. 612 7th St. Phone 1820 We use no adulteration or substitutes. SPECIAL ATTRACTION TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ARTCRAFT PICTURES CORPORATION PRESENT MARY PICKFORD in "A Poor Little Rich Girl" Positively the Best Picture Shown in the City for Some Time. Songs Each Evening by Miss Simm and Mr. Fleming. Daily Performances at 2, 3.45 7 and 9 p.m. Matinees 20c and 5c. Evenings 25c and 15c. Supina's Grocery News Phone 1766 SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND, SATURDAY ONLY 20 lb. Sack of B. C. Sugar and 3 lb. tin of pure lard for $2.90 For Cash Only. 20 lb. sack of B. C. Sugar and 5 lb. tin of Sweet Clover Lard for .................. $3.45 St. Charlea Milk, special 2 tins for ..................... 25c Creamery Butter, 2 lbs.....85c Wagstaffe's Pure Jam in glass jars, per jar.............25c Tomatoes, per tin .........20c Large Size Gold Soa.a, 9 bars 50c Krinkle Corn Flakes, 3 pkgs. 25c Our Own Special Blend Teaf 'regular 50c, special, lb.... 45c Donalco Pork and Beans in' Tomato sauce, 2 tins for . 25c Eggo and Blue Ribbon Baking Powder, 16 oz. tins......25c DRY GOODS Men's Summer Underwear, regular $1.00 suit. Special.. 80c Ladies' Vests, regular 25c. Special..................... 20c Black Saxony Wool, special per , skein ................... 25c WE DELIVER TO ALL PARTS OF THE CITY AND ALL GOODS GUARANTEED FRESH. SUPINA & SON 230 Thirteenth Street North One Door North of No. 2 Fire Hall �a The Hudson Auto Livery A BIG 7-PA8SENGER CAR 8tand: Palace Confectionery Phone No. �88 Resident Calls, day or nlyht, No. 1269. "Meet Me at the Palace" 9 DRAYING Phones 1345 or 1356 Turner & Witchell Office at Kennedy's 410 13th St DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. Limited Office-C. P. R. Freight Sheds PHONES Office ........... 1163 ~ Stables .......... 10*4 use you OUR GREAT CLEARING HAS STARTED Every department in our immense store offers to the buying public an array of bargains equalled by few stores in the West ALL Spring Goods, all Summer Goods at Clearing pOR months we have been gathering the pro-* ducts of the best manufacturers in Canada, England. France, Japan and the United States and now our store is practically filled from cellar to garret and we ask you to come looking m-m-m-mmm--^** for the lowest prices goods can be sold at; we will not fail to interest and please. E. J.HILL & CO Sale Prices. Ladies' Costumes, Dresses, Skirts, Waists, etc., prices will be simply cut so low that "to see-to compare/9 means to buy. See Monday's paper for detailed list of bargains of this Great Clearing Sale. ;