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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta \ 1Mb tfetaW yOLUMK X. LETHBIUDGK, ALBERTA, WKDNKSDAY, JULY 25, 1917 -_i_;- NUMBER 190 MEN WHO FIGURE IX BRITISH CABINET CHANGES Third Rending of Bill Passes House-With si ihtxt. Majority oi" 58- Goes to the Senate. ELECTION LIKELY TO COME VERY SOON Ottawa, July 25.-Consideration of tho military service bill in all prob-nbility will bo taken up in the senate tomorrow. It la expected to pass the upper house within a week. Before the voto Is taken a number of new senators will be named and introduced including several members of the house of commons who will be promoted to the upper chamber. According to the morning Journal Press, the list of new senators may include Richard Blaln of Peel; ,1. II. Fisher of Hrant, Gerald Brabazon of Pontiac and Claude MacDonncll. Dr. Shaffner of Souris Is also mentioned in connection with the new list of appointments. There is much speculation as to tho llkolihood of the bill being enforced this sldo of the election. No authoritative statement � has been forthcoming in this regard and it may depend upon developments in Connection with tho renewed efforts to organize a union Government which would include several of the present ministers and a number of Liberals from outside tho house. Passes Third Reading. Ottawa, July l'-i.-There were less firoworks In connection with the third roading of the military service hill in the commons than had been expected Anticipated ameildmcjt*^did not ma-"terlalize and after a dehate of les3 than three hours the third roading was adopted on a voto of 102 to 14, a government majority ,of 58 in favor of tho measure. | The attendance at the house ,when the vote was taken was not 13 larg?.! as when the second roading was carried a couplo ot weks ago, by a government majority of 63. Tb,ore were no changed Votes, the membars of both parties lining up for and against the moasure, pretty much as tliov aid on the occasion of the second reading. Liberals who supported the third reading were Messrs. Graham, Par- committee will be held. �9> REACH HALIFAX Montreal,- July 24.-A dispatch from Halifax to tho Gazetto reports that Capt. McDade and the crew ot the throe-masted schooner Coral Leaf have arrived there from England. The Coral Loaf, the displAch says, was F .TO ACT AS GUARDIAN Will Care For All War Orphans at Cost of Billion Francs a Year With $15000 in prizes provided, and with some of the finest stampede horses on tho North American continent coming, the big stampede in Lethbridge August 15, 16 and 17, under the auspices of the Magrath, Ray- It is to the West that Liberalism j throughout the Dominion look; for a lead in progressive economic ideas," is the call sent out for the convention of the Liberals of tho four Western provinces, which is� to convene in Winnipeg August 7 and 8. The purpose is to get a definite co-operation amongst western Liberals in regard to matters especially of western interest. Also to secure united western action and generally to give a progressive lead to the Liberal policy throughout the Dominion. It iB expected that this convention will result in the establishment of Liberal principles throughout the Dominion." It is felt that the Borden-Bourassa government having become discredited throughout the country, fa atr tempting to disrupt the Liberal party by a "win the war through, conscription cry." Hut the object of  the convention is much farther reaching than tho discus ton of conscription. As, the convention is jtioing held in [ mond and Lothbridge agricultural soc the extreme eastern section of the leties, is an assured success. Corn-country affected, it has been doter- niittees in Magrath and Raymond, co-mined to pool the railway expenses, operating with the local committee, This will likely be the most Important | nro working with unbounded enthuB-politlcal convsntlon eyer held in tho i iasm to make the stainpedo the best ever, aud havo about completed their I plans for the big time on the exhlbi-1 tion grounds here on the above dates, i in the first place, everything is go-; ing to be conducted on a common � seiise basis, and there will be no overcharging for anything. Placards announcing prices for all things will be prominently ^displayed on the grounds and those found over-charging will be prosecuted. An appeal is also "made by the committee to restaurants and other like businesses in the city to preservo their every-day prices during stampede week. In the second place tho program that has been prepared Is of the befit. It Is as follows: Broncho riding, entrance fee $10 Xor three days, with saddle, first fl00, Winnipeg, July 25.-Holders of wheat received a little jolt this morning when it was announced to tho trade on the opening of the session that, the government agent had reduced tho jjride to $2.35 basis for No. 1 Northern. For some time the govern ment has been taking the bulk or offers at �2.40 basis, and other buyers had to pay the same. This week private bidders were not in evidence to the extent they were previously. The gov eminent finding itself the chief buyer apparently took advantage of the sit uation to reduce the price. VISITED THE FRONT Copenhagen, July 24.-According to advices received here Emperor Charles of Austria has visited the. Galieian sunk off Ireland on July 7, by shell j front and spent tho day with his ad-lire from a German submarine. I vanelng troops. Paris, July 24.-The chamber of deputies by a*unaiilmous vole today voted the bill which had already passed tho senate, providing that the state shall assume the position of legal guardian of all French war orphans A committee will be named in each de partment to which the clergy ns well as others will be eligible to tako charge of the orphans and to act as far as possible as fathers. Orphans who placed, with relatives will be placed in suitable institutions It is estimated this act will cost the state 1,000,000,000 francs a year. Montreal, July 25.-"Canadian officers and men on leave from the camps in England and from the front art showing a lively interest In the Dominion's political situation particularly regarding their franchise," the Gazette London correspondent cables. The correspondent says an officer expressed the hope on returning from the front that arrangements for a field ballot would not be limited to the "out of danger war tone," Anoth or officer who is attached to a French' Canadian unit in one of' the English camps informed the Gazette's corres pondent that his colleagues are anxiously watching events. "Discussing the conference of lh"e Ontario Liberal members when they decided to fight under Laurier, one officer here," the correspondent- states, "remarked that this was more harmful to tho allied cause than was the Russian rotreat." BELIEVE CROPS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA WILL YIELU WELL Itegina, July 25.-That 2.0,000 harvest hands will be required in the Saskatchewan grain fields is the estimate of T. M. MoIIay, secretary of the provincial bureau of labour who leaves for_W(nnipeg tonight to attend a meet ingfof representatives of the prairie provinces, Program For the Stampede Very Attractive; Success of Big Three-Day Event is Assured west. London,- July 25.-Irltish troops yesterday made successful raids east and weat of Ypres, en the Belgian border, capturing 114 prisoners Including two offteers, according to the official statement issued by the Irltish war office, * second $50, for each day, with a final prize of S250. Without saddle, 1st $50, 2nd $25, final $t25. Steer riding, entrance $4 for three days, with saddle, lBt $25, 2nd $15; without saddle, 1st $25, 2nd, $15." Girls' broncho riding contest, with saddle, $50 and $15; bare back, $50 and $16. Steer roping contest, entrance $7.50 for throe days, $50 and $25, with final prize $100. Bulldogging contest, entrance free, $50 and $25 prizes, final $100. Calf roping and tying. $50 prize. Branding contest. Knight Sugar Co. against all comers, 28 calves, $500 side bet. MARKETS Spot wheat.......... ..... 234 Local track wheat ..... 213 October wheat ............. 220% Local track oats ........... 6l �w. I 4.1. 26 09 C-$B ;