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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta JUXK t. TUR .DAILY IIEIUI.D PAGE FIVE GQVI.IOdlC! CANADIAN CONVALESCENTS IHEPHdPUNTu Make Contract With a Calgary Firm to Handle This, and Offer Strikers Jobs Calsary, Juno an effort to evercoioo tLc strike u[ the telephone, plant men the provincial govurnmcut }ms mado a contract with the North- west Knglnecrlng uud Supply Co. lo toko over all the outside work for tho provincial plants, throughout the province, Tho, company lias uon- of- fered the Rtrilvlng nieu wliiil Ihry de- niamlcd of llio government, but tho wcu have not yet decided ivliclhcr to accept this offer or not. They slate they Oo not llko the scheme. How- ever, It Is hoped that this arrange- ment may overcome any trouble and thai tho entire system will be running smoothly within a day or Ottawa, May Cauauiau tnll- lltary hospitals' commlaslun rt-joila that on May 22 them were under Its care. 5.COO cuiwal- U ant! "fZQ tuberculosis Ot Iho total, Uud. rclurucd from overseas, whllo had been Juval levying tho cuutury. M LOWERING TAXES Washington, May of tho lax on railroad. steamship our. rulluan Irnnsporlatlou From 10 to t per cent, was agreed upon laic today by Ihe scnalo finance committee. This .votiM mean less tax upon transportation. Tho also adopted a new jnctliod for tailee express packages, levying I conL upon each 25 cents paid end decided lo make, llio EUTJIC rale apply lo parcel post packages. Banff, Miy ol the Gratia Lodge of Masons ineeLluy here, as follows Tor The tonilng year: Grand M, Connarher, Calgary; Deputy Grand J. Dotterel, Red Ueer; Senior Grant] H. Darling, Edmonton: Junior tirand II, K'cmmlg. IMncher (.'reek; Grand Treasurer Thomas Sharuc. Calgary; Grand Y. Taylor, Canary; S. T. Fawcett. Medicine Llai; Uraud (J. Kcrby. friary; Grand C, FieldhiK. Man- vdle. Favor Conscription The Masonic order passed the wlug resolution. which 'was forward- ed (o Premier Uonlen: "Resolved thai ibe. grand lodge ot Alberta. A.F. A.'M. In annual van- ventlon places Itself on record os wel- coming such steps as will compel Into national service all the available re- sources in men, inaleifal 'and wealth will eh this Dominion IJOIJF esses In .or- der thai tbo..strucfilo be sooner brought lo a successful and permanent conclusion. Submarine Nets Are Closed and Outgoing Vessels Held In Port New York, June port of New York was closed at daylight to- day lo all outgoing vessels. Arriving etpanisiitjjs wcm permitted to on Lor. The cause uf rioting was not made to close The ProuarfUioiifi also were mudo ago WHAT PROHIBITION DOES Winnipeg. May One year today, (ho Muiiltoba temperance legiG- lallou came liuo and a local paper slates ibis aficriirjon iLat of the SI Winnipeg hotels cxuilng al that time 23 haio closed iluQts A report couipikU by MIL- i Uy' police department shows u dtn'case In drunkenness under nrohibitlou. runkE" lor Eleven motiilif iroin July. 1915, to May, IS1C. uuinWrod 223; and from June, 1510. to MHV, the last niot.lb for wltU-h tv- porlB havo been con-plclcd-only 7.M An Increase of 10S in general i-rlim-.-, ii In llio saiuo yerlod. EIL Uio iiei that I btrctclies across Hie inuuih of (tie liar- bor. Tlin gale has 1101 been closed In (he daytime since it was placed in position soon after diplomatic rel-i- lions u-ltli Germany were Ecvered. llutli navy yurj and custom cHlr- lals Jnfonnutlun lo Hie reason lor the move. Strnycd near CavdstOD, a pair of country kids. REDUCE CAR SHORTAGE BY niHNG CARS The object la iuuike -bulletins la noC to start controversy with public and wK to'sblfyreKpotslblllir to the public, but to secure the o ol [be Dullelln No. I coti'Ulwi the follQvlie InfflrmiUon, from to Tlie PrclsbticarrliedJ'pB. Hallways increased.. Tho number of Freight Cars Increased 9l5> The tolarcar-capailty Increased 131% ._ The average capaqlly, of cars 5.S The m-elEbt or contend Increased 2.0 TODS The present heavy volume of trfcflc will no doubt GO loog u Uie war lasls. Additional cars and looomoUvea are needed but. they cannot be secured In largo uiiin.berfijror laany months. There Is also a serious shortage of labor and la places of yard truckage, The only way to Improve tie cbcdlllona therefore IB to secure1 greater efficiency In the present equlpmsnt, tcnnlnil trackage, and rnan poiw. The railways alone can en t develop the nuilmum cteaencr' ibe rail- and the public co-ODeratlug can, Conslgnoee ciiu -help-by ordering full caK loads Instead of minima authorized, la the tariffs and classifications, and coueigapes can help byj loading cars lo their Cull authorized cubical or cirrfing Ottawa. June selective con- crlpllon hill will not by considered by arltanienT. this week. When tho ".Mil- ary Service Act, 1317" was called I the Introduction of tbe bills stago i the commons this afternoon Sir loberl Ilontcn said "slaml." Sir Jlohpit, HorUc-n. replying to a by E. M. -MacdonaU slalad hat tho bill revising nenslon.! schcfl- le for soldiers and their dependents vlU shortly Ije introituced hy Sir rhoinaa White. The bill will probahly e sent to the special commit tea which as been considering Ihc question of cturned'soldtcrs. Hon. Wm. Pugaley asked If the oastal shipping regulations had been men (led EO as lo allow U. S. vessels carrying wheat to allies to call iad been taken by the government, as el. The house then went into com- ultteo of supply on estimates uf Inc Itesnli Z ICE. ran D Wcijbl D IS.lloia _ 51.4 UM 'iV COMPARISON Ttie Average Train v 1915 Proposed for Average cf contents ot cars 1S.4 ions 23.1 tons ToiaL welglit of cars lens 44S Ions Total weight ol contents...............-341, .tons S99 ions Tola. of'iraiti...................Si7 tons ions Had Ihc average load [wr car In 1915 been 23.4 tons instead uf 13.4 the omo imfflc would have teen handled with: trains hauled one mile. less car, trips. less Ions of dead car laro hauled one mllft. By Increaalns the average load by 5 rar tho r-'Viillc woulfl ImpveTB'the efficiency of Ihe uqulpiueDt, facilities, anrl nnu j'l -'-r of railways to extent cqur.! is: W.SCO additional frelEhL cnra AddlllpuAl freight and yard engines additional inlles ot yard trackage and a per cent Increase In mnn power emploved in trala aud yard kvrvln CAK SAVED 19 A CAR GAINED, Cnleary, May president for llio coul'iiK year ol the Allena Heih- odlst conference Is Itcv. J, Hag glth. H.A., of Camrose. formerly paslor of Trinity MoihoJlbt thurc-h, Calgary. The president was the only ,ort! elected ai the mornini; scseloii. the re- maining otlicort being left over for the afternoon. The retiring prc-fdcnl, Ilcv, G. G, Webber, gave, a most ad- shoivlng the work of the church duringj.hc JIUM year. Mr. U'eb- ber cninhasked two points which %verc parlhularly gratifying lo llio confer- ence: (he number of umilslors who have enlisted from (lie- province and Ihc missionary work. Seventy-five ministers and irrobalioticrs, 1C or whom ordained nK-ti. liavlns join- ed the forceg. The missionary work of Ihe church shusvcd a very encouraging increase. Last year province 00 was raised hi Ihe iftbioiis. The confer- ence this yenr there he a 20 ]icr cent. Increaee, and ittbicad of what was asked for there WOT nearly a 40 cent. Increase In Ihc contri- butions over.'that of lust jtjar. Laymen's Ofliccrs The laymen ot the Methodist church elected the following officers yeator- ilay: Honorary presiilont. IL Uush- Calgary; president, J. K. Hull, Cal- Oiiawa, June strong guments by Messrs. Ilest, Lawrenco PCHciicr, representing vivrtous nclics o[ railway employers of tho iinidii j'lirliaint-ntary tonimlUeo fipnl in toiirGtiiiaiiiiK the railways itiis mnrnir.r an acicp.d- m lo the aci thai ol Caiiail'i'.n raihvaya ai Jt-asi ?onii-mujHhly. Itail- js lie lo fix ihe date paynit-nT.-i. TlK-rr: was no rkuil opiiOKiUun lo the niiitiiilicciu Miss Patsy Henry with Famous Bostonlans at the fAaJestic Theatre, Ihree nights starting June 5th. more than one Canadian port. Sh-jgary; vlco-prepidcnl, S. A. Oordon- loberL Borden rcplted that no acUpn j Barnes, Kdiuonton; second ministcr of marine and fisheries. W. Cuimnings, Calgary. dent, .Mrs.. V. Langforcl. recording secretary. C. W. Kdmonlon; corresilondiiie; Calgary: Leonard, secretary, GENERALLYAUTEY 462 415 Our Stuff will make a Buy your shavlna thlngi In our drug ilore and you can quickly have a smooth, clean.ihWe. soapt, ttrops and raiorj arc the finest In the marketvaricl will make your a comfort and a We are glad'to with WE STOCK THE iVtennens Shaving Gream We alw have Colgatti, Nyals, Vlnola, Na-Dru-Co, Royal and Palm Olive TOILET PREPAHATIONG LET US SHOW VpU A FIRST AT A REASONABLE COST, Thejrank Hedley Dfiig Co. FIFTH STREET S. TAKE CARE- What the Press Agents Say AT STARLAND In "Tiie- American wblcb tho Paramount attraction al Star- lanr] for the week-end, with ihe great Theodore Roberts In the leading role. Mr. Roberts is seen as a EiuaU town patriot who is called upon Uy a local politician [o-inakc a political Fceliug thai his lalk saved ilie en- lirc naifon from ilcatruciion. Ihc iiaL- I rlol [JOCB to Washington to answer country uis country's call, but decs not call until a scheming sena- tor, lo get rid of him, has him ap- pointed as the American Consul lo a Email South American republic. How tlie country lawyer dcvcloi's Into a real man and saves the iliguity or his country and the lives or his friends, IB" brought about in an un- usuai and dramatic manner. French general whose namo lias been prominent in the recent operations 1 trie French army Mluch is pushing back the Germans. AT THE EMPRESS "Thn 'Pulse of will be Ihc "Bluebird Day" allraclion at ihc Em- press theatre today anil tomorrow, when Nowell, i Gypay p and a com'jiany of skillful players will unfold a gripping story of love hctrayed and vengeance justly visited upon ihe head of a I'.earted scoundrel. A girl Is Induced to flee from a liumble home In Is brought to Xcw York and then de- scried by one of her countrymen, a member of the artists' Hohemla that centers around Square. This girl's brollicr comes from Italy, fired tho spirit of vendetta thai has lone executed self-JuOsmeuL up- on evil-'docrs. '.'The I'ulae of Life" 111 provide extremely sensational astinie for those who have an hour pass in gazing at the scrcen-por- rayal of Magnus Ingleton's fasclu- tlng slory. other operclUs ami musical comedies of hfsli siaiiiling. A pcinlc iptiienl for each of those pic-res carried, anil Riven as such atletuion and thought, as if they were lo lie used for New York runs, "Honnle Jean" which Is to be the cnlng bill of the local engagemenl which opens on Tuesday at the Majes- tic, is by far the best offering the Hosloninns have yet givon us. Seals j will be selling tomorrow at the As-" sinihoia Music Store. DEFEND AMERICAN REPUBLICS Kiu Janeiro. May The Brazilian votr-il Kirlny auiliurizitt? an -AlU- of Jlrazll "wltli other stales to (fji'l ri-publii-s againsi. ihf- thus ratifying the action of tlLO JOYUM I'JSl 111 glH, ENLISTMENT MADE EASY BY U. S. AND CANADA Ollawa. plan has been arranged between ilic American and Canadian to handle Can- adians and nritish subjects whd de- sire IQ enlist in tbc Canadian ex- peditionary forces, Persons who are not natural born or fully naturalized American citizens, may, upon applica- tion 10 Ihe nearest American recruit- ing off tee, after passing nhysical have their transportation to New York, U they wish TO loin the British army, and to a Canadian cen- ter If they wish lo Join a Canadian army. Brigadier Whlicj n Brhtoh recruiting commissioner, is at 'the head of this work in the Dinted States. At The Majestic FBI. t SAT. TI-V1.' 0 MAT. SAT'DAY L .Mj J HAZEL WOOD The Girl with the Golden Voice In "Frecklei The Musical Drama. AT THK ORPliEUM With n complete change of pra- romrne and one of exceptional Dual- ly the Oriilieum was well tilled lasl Ight to greiil (he Harris and .I'rbr in their clever cge This nplcndld offer- ng aftords every member of the ompany an opjtorlunUy to display heir talents and nt every point il Is made Ihc niosL of. Messrs. llarjls and Nixon as the college arc >ronght on at nti early stage an'jd start the fun going at a .furious rate' Mr. Kavanaugli as' the French sculp or proves an excellent foil Tor the aim lliey keep.him .In hoi ivnlei" Irom slnrl )o Hnisli. 1'lic i :urcs being sliown are thu 6ecu icre.in inany moons. The Dawn of being ono.of Metro's best 5- rccl productions. Liberty needs IltUc jr no comment and Chaille Chaplin n Ihc Film Johnnie, speaks for him- self. This unusual programme mains.-today and tomorrow. AT THE MAJESTIC Local play goers have a particular Interest in llio famous Hoaionlons win come tii ncxl Tuesday, ncsday and Thursday, June u, G, and 7 as most of the regular 'theatre pal rons will remember wlien (his com firsL came Inlo existence abo.u Ililricen years aeo. It has been mos Interesting .to .note Ihc steady hn provcmcnl (n Uicir work since ,tliel firat appearance here wlicn IhcyVcri all wcc lots-'' Kach yeftr llicy btconte a little more adopt In their.work (mill they aro now classed RE ono or Hie standard at- traclEons On Hie road. They arc now- appearing In such splendid successes Hose ol Ifonqlulu." ''Thf Cab-, nret "Tlppcrary "The Isle of "The Silver and BLUEBIRD PHOTO-PLAYS PJH .3 Nights, Starting Tuesday, June 5 B. E. LANG OFFERS THE FAMOUS BOSTOHIUHS OPENING BILL K THE DELIGHTFUL' SCOTCH" OPERETTA BONNIE JEAN HAUNTING MELODIES INTOXICATING DANCES FROLICSOME COMEDY Change ot Hill Each iii 25c Seats on Sale al HuBlc Store Saturday .Morning. ORFHEUM TODAY W HARRIS AND PROY'S MUSICAL COMEDY COMPANY PRESENTING THE SIDE-SPLITTING COMEDY "COLLEGE CHUMPS" AND TWO REELS OF LIBERTY t THE BIGGEST SHOW IN TOWN Matinee Daily: Prices................. Children ICie; Adulti 3fe Evening Prices: Children 2Sc; Adults Wo Henry Dlckcson as "Outrean and "Hrf. Duncan" in the new musical drama "Fnckfes" at the Majtitic Thtatrt, two days, starting Friday, June Bth, TONIGHT