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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 11.1917 THE LETHimiOGE. rjArLT IfEHALD PAGE Fms DEGREE FOK MK. BALFOUIJ AT UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION What the Press Agents Say at Walking-Ion, and Prof. Maurice Hutlon. PLAN TEN CLASSES CONSCRIPTS Announce Details Conscription Bill Ottawa, June the house Bel this nTlcrnoon tho following of- ficial explanation or tho selective con- acrlpUon ict was given out by tho gov- ernment: It ll called iho military service act o! 1517. Tills, la the name given Iho almllar measure In Great Britain nud New Zealand. Sir Robert Borden'a bill commences the recital bi liio compulsory ser- vice provisions ot the mllllla act pass- ed In 1904. II recites also the clauses of lhat which render tlie 'o Class who. haTS attained Iho age of 20 years and wero born not e.-.rller than Iho. year 1894 and aro married or are widowers who have child or children'. Class who were burn In the years 1893 both Inclusive and arc married or are widowers who have child or children. Class who were born In I 1883 to 188S both inclusive und aro marrled'-pr-.arc widowers who lavo child or children... bo sent In or oul of Canada Jor the, defense thereof. U Ihen proceeds to explain Ihat ow- ing to voluntary'cnllBtmcnl oi Oose who otherwise would be producers In Canada necessity ot main- txlulng production at the highest pos- aible limit under such circumstances, the drafting of'men as provided in Iho Mlltlla Act {B unwise and Improvident and th'at Iho men now required should be secured by process of selection. Class were born In tho years 161G to 1882 both Inclusive ind are unmarried or are widowers who havo no child, i Class 'who were born I] the; years 1S16 lo. 1.862'both Incluslvi and art 'Tvldowcrs whi have child or children. Class who were bom In tho years 1S72 to 1875 boll Incluslvi and are unmarried or are widower who have no child. Class who were born i e secure y ps i The hill provides (or securing rein- Iho years to I87o both Inclush torccmenLs which unless parliament ind ore married or are .widowers wh her authorizes 'are not to eicccd lavo child or children. .j.__ (l seti out ten distinct which drafts may be selected. These classes will be called oul in the order They are as follows: Class who have alUlncd the age of 20 years and were born not earlier than the year 1854 and ire anmarrleo. or life widowers but have (2) For purposes' of section cnie[ of the province where of lfno appeal li entered. All applications 1017 shall bo deemed to be unmarried. I tor eTemplion and any one authorized (S) Any class except clas? 1 shall BO children... Class rho were bom in the years .1889 both Inclusive and are 'unmarried or are- widowers (5) Tho govcrnor-ln-councll may from time to time by proclamation call oul for active service as aforesaid for defence of Canada either in Canada or beyond Canada any class or aub- cla.ncs of men described In sec. 4 nnd 1 men within class or sub-class to ailed out shall, from dale of such pro- .amatlon bo doomed to be toldlcre. Byrtam of Exemption The system of exemption baa evl- nntly been worked out wlltt great are. There aro lo be three tribunals. Irsl of all, local Irlbunals, composed two persons, are to sit In each callij' -.vherever designated by the .Inlster of Justice. One of Iheso two icn aro to be chosen by the senior county court judge of the district where the tribunal first Bits. The olh r Is chosen by the hoard ot selection and IhlE board of selccllon, Is to be named, not the government, but b> parliament. The premier's Intention Is that It shall be composed of men acceptable. o both and all elements of political fallh. Those local tribunals Ehall hekr applications for exemption and. the principles upon which Ibcy shall act arc set oul In the bill. Boiled down, they require that, the tribunals shall decide whether tho mcu who ash for exemption .'are hesl serving the national mlerest with the work he is at or In military ser- vices. The next tribunal Is called an appeal tribunal and IE composed of one Judge of any court lo bo deslgns-ted by BRITAIN'S DAILY EXPEN- DITURE. AT THE ORPHEUM reviewing Mme. Sarah Bern- lianll'a screen performance of "Jcanuo as a Bluebird I'hotoplajr, which Is Ihe allractlon ul tho Oruhtum tla-a- Ire tonlghl tho New York Mall said: "II Is fortunate for coming genera- tions that these films ulll Ehow them some of the art of Ibe most wonder- ful woman of the and eon- tloued to record that ihey represent tho last play In which Mine. Horn- hardl acted previous to the surgical operation which well-nigh cost her a Ife more valuable to art tl'an lhat of ny woman the stage has known In flree score years. There will he no extra admission for this extra special. AT THE EMPRESS "Her Great Price" a Metro picture s tho feature at the Empress tonight. Agnes an ambitious j-oung writer, Ifl In Ihe depths of despond- ence as New Year's Eve approaches. Sho U deeply In debt and lhat day three manuscripts were returned which alic submitted with hopes to aa many magazines for publication. Ijirry, Touy and Hccrft three Bohemians o! the artists' quarter in which Agnes lives. Invlto her to their celebration, tut find she U In no mood to Join Ihem. They tell they aro going out. but aro expecting a friend Tom Lelghton, a wealthy sculplor Just returned from Europe. I.aro relurcs'-and encourages lierr saying sho must write a story with "a new twist." "Mothers of France" will be sbovu al Ihe Majestic theatre tonight and, Tuesday and Wednesday. GERMANS IMPOSE FINE OF UPON MONS i via Loiidon. June The city of Mons has been Gncd 000 a Belgian paper, publish- ed in Holland, announced that Crown Prince Itunprocht of Bavaria was In .Mous when tho city was bombarded by allied airmen. London. June lor Bonar Law said In the House ol Commons today, that the average dally expenditure of Ihe government In the first njno weeks tbo tlacal year worked out at BERNHARDT GOES TO. FRONT LINE TRENCHES. Sales Total Over 1000 Gallons Increase Size'of Tanks ____......_ who' are ytransferred .hereto from another class aa herein- after provided and, men., .who have come ivllhln clasi 1' since the previous class was called out. (4) The' order In which the classes are described ii.lbljiSeilion shall be l ,jy tho department has Ihe free 'right 0[ appeal to '.his appeal tribunal. the order In which they may be called out on proTided class Inlo In which case Class Those who arc sub-classes the yeara 1883 lo 1838 both inclusive order or age beginning irilb. the young- are unmarried or are but hare' no children. Above the appeals tribunals through- out all the provinces there il a cen- tral appeal Judge. This central appeal judge Is to be chosen from the present supreme court of Canada. He is to determine by regulation the' mdltlons upon which appeal may be ,.ade to him Provision is mode' for rovld'zg assistance to other Judges or Ihe cenlral appeal judge on his KaHDf In rttitftnV ccommendatlon. chlcl It will thus be seen that the eiemp Ion provisions nlrh at fair and Impar lal and what Is not less Important, he uniform application of the excrnp- lon clauses Ihroughoul the be- Dominion. Persons chosen lo bo members of a ocal tribunal are evidently lo be paid expenses but are not lo receive em- olument. This should mako for the appoint- ment of men ot high character and itnndlng nnilous to do public scrvlco at this lime. They are protected from all liability so long as they act in good fallh. They aro furthermore perform their dulles If appointed, un- less released from Ihelr Ihe authority which appoints them, "A" registrar Is to be appointed for each province, whose It will be to receive appeals and allocate Ihem by districts for the convenience of Ihe chief Justice In the selection and allo; cation of Ibe appeal tribunals, Certificates of exemption that may be granted are evidently Intended ti be In the main, conditional certifi- cates. Jlen may be exempted for a limited llmo or pending the happening of some cvenL They may also In proper bo placed In Ihe class next In order arc required lo report for fluty when cuch class Is called. Appllcallons for exemption may be- made by one person on bohalt of an- 1 other and may be made to any local tribunal In the lirovlnco where the ppllca'nl resides.. Tho local tribunal once chosen, however, tho cannot bo erward changed. Those exempted wholly .from Iho jriernllon of Ihe bill arc pracllcnlly ho same- aa was Hie case In Great Urllaln. They conslsl ot men forming part of tls majesty's n'gular or reserve fprcw and of men In tho royal naval marines or naval lerrlce and of men who hava already served on Ihe nines' side Iri tho present war and received an hon- orable discharge. 'There are also exempted clerfT and ministers of religion nnrt certain mem- bers of tho Mcnr.onltea anil.Doukho- promised exemption by Ihs .Dq- intnlon, When tho clnss lo which any belongs In called oul, each member o: Ihnt clusa becomes n member at the mllllla, BUbJecl of lo his rtgfcl to apply for cjeaptlon. Bipmse anil delay of rcglslrallon lo bo dispensed wllh. only 16 sections Iho bill. V- Such an enormous growth has place In the automobile industry ol Lclhbrldge during the past year lhat tha Increase In gasoline sales wlllm Iho ''city now exceeds 1.000 gallons daily for automobile purposes alone Tho result Is that Ihe city counci finds II to .amend the fire bylaw allowing garages and other gas ullno sales agencies lo extend the siz of Ite tarts allowed lo be installed. Under the no tank.larEer than'250 gallons', wi? allowed. It is pointed out lhat these small tanks havo' sometimes lo be filled twice a day to' accommodate the demand. On Saturdays especially Ihe call for gas Is'very high. The'bylaw will Ihcreforo be "amended and It la' likely that tanks irlth'a capacity 1000 gallons will bo allowed ir properly installed. The Insurance rate Is not affected up lo a capacity of 500'gallons. After that amount the person owning the tank has to'pa this does AT THE MAJESTIC Absolutely tho greatest motion pic uro In the world Is "The Whip" th naslerly produclion which comes I he Majestic theatre on Friday an Saturday next, with not one star, bu six; with not only one Eensatlona scene, but scores ot them. Produce on Iho moat lavish scale Imasinabl a train wreck for tho purpose t securing one scene alone cost tremendous production whlc ran al the Drury Lane Theatie I London for three years. The stage play also had a two year run In Aus- tria and was transplanted Into other languages than the Kngllsh, and was laved with tiige In Europe. The motion picture, offering as II does much greater .possibilities for Ecenlo fleets than the stage could possibly o, Is a really wonderful offering. 11 s on allracllon of the highest poss- ble merit and entertaining abilities and II has been well named the grcat- csl LjotlOB picture in the world. When Ihe disllngulshed photoplay, 'Mothers of was-made under he auspices of Ihe Govern- ment. Madame Sarah Befnhardt. who s Iho leading role tn'lbe feature. went Into the front 'line rcnches, uiider fire, for some of the Ecenes. In this film, the "divine" Sarah presents a mosEagd from Iho '.Mothers of France" to Ihe molhors of Canada In showing how tne women of Iho Ftcncli republic aro shouliler- ng the burden of war. The accorn- panylng photograph Is but one In- stance of many when .Madame Ucrn- hardl risked her life In Iho making ot Ihis historical masterpiece. -Here sho is seen in the front line French Irenrhes In Ihe vicinity of Solssons, holding conversation of national im- portance with the French troops. The fact thai a largo nuuiber.or the scenes niarift in lhat locality where now the AHled forces aro making their drive on the Western front lends ad- ditional interest lo this feature Produced on an Enormous Scale Ten Tons of Special ErTecU TWELVE EXPERT MECHAN- ICS EMPLOYED ON STAGE TO REPRODUCE EFFECTS. A STUPENDOUS PRESENTA- TION OF THE GREAT DRURY LANE THEATRE SUCCESS. PRICES Nlghti 25c, 75e aiiti 5Cc Seats at Hedley'1 Wed. a.m. AT STARLAND Mae Murray, the Lasky star, who will be seen at Starland tonight, in "On has not a very high opinion of jails.: During Ihe filming of Ihls Para- mount picture it became necessary to take some scenes In a Berllllion room connected with the police court and Jail. Mtss Murray, accompanied by tier director, Eome members of the company and the photographer, sec- ured permission io lake liu! scenes in the local bastlle. In orter to make the thing as thorough as possible, sho was turned over to two real police of- ficers and the necessary measure- ments height, size of her ears, length ot her fingers, thumb prints, etc. This was all done In the most approved manner and then as a joke the two officers escorted her In jinrray gave ira si ghHy higher rale, bul to the cell room. Miss Murray gave not affect adjoining proper- one glance down the long corridor Qt f Hardie and City Solicitor Iron doors anOI announc d SPECIAL ATTRACTION WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY THOS. H. INCE PRESENTS GEORGE BEBANtn ALIEN' Sreels Slmm and Mr. Fleming Each Evening at 8.45. Performances: 2.00, 3.45, 7.00 and 9.00 p.m. Admission Matlnoet JOe-lOc Evcnlngc 25c and 15c' TONIGHT, 5.30 and Nights LIBERTY SUPER-FEATURES OFFER THE ASTOUNDING SPECTACLE: Ball wero requested lo amend the by- law lo up to date. that she wanted no moro lo do with Ihem r She was finally-Induced to step Into the dark cell where obstrep- erous prisoners arc confined but she did not atay fact it the doors had been of anything but sleel, Miss Murray would have torn them down In her effort to escape. As she left In her automobile, she looked back at the big grey building and again." London, of the five hostile ttaplanea that w-re alghted by a drifter of the Daver patrol today, we're destroyed by the British craft, It waa official- ly 'announced today. Written in a Hospital I tried to hop A moving car It didn't slop And here I arc. OECflCE BEBAN, IN "AN ALIEN AT 3TAHLAND WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. I SIR JULIAN BYNG LEAVES CANADIANS (By the Canadian Overseas Canadian Headquarters In France via Canadians In France, are no longer "tho Dyng Sir Julian Byng bade good-bye lo his associate's nt headquarters yes- terday. -Before Ills dcparlure'lbe corps commander'Issued a special order in which ho said: "Iri bidding gooil-byc lo the corps 1 find It very difficult lo give expression lo Ihe feelings of prido and affection which dominate nil other sentiments. During the year of my-command tho unvarying success In battle, tho pro- gress In training and In discipline, and Iho unswerving dcvollon and loyally f all ranks, are features which stand it prominently In Ihs hlslory of Ihe orps. Thai hlslory will last [orover, nd my assoclallon with you In Ihe .nailing of It Is a Joy that can never bo Impaired." The men In the ranks as well as the officers with whom ho was more inll- malely associated, regret exceedingly he departure of the commander ot Iho Canadian force.- NOT A FAKED SO-CALLED FEATURE, BUT A NERVE-TINGLINQ, AWE-INSPIRING AND' ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL SPECTACLED THE BATTLE SCENES'ARE. REAL-NOT FAKED-BEINQ ACT- UALLY PHOTOGRAPHED IN THE FRONT LINE FflENCH TRENCHES IN PERMISSION OF THE FRENCH QOVT. IS A SOUL-STIRRINGrMESSAGE TO THE MOTHERS OF THE WORLD, FROM BOYs'-'AT THE FRONT, AND MME. BERN- HAHDT-THE IN See it at tKe MAJESTIC TONIGHT Prices; 500 Go'oil'fScnts, 50c400 Good Scats, 25c ALL ilAY BE RESERVED 3Y PHONE ALL SEATS AT HEDLEY'S NOW METRO PRESENTS MABEL TALJAFERRO IN Great 5 Att? Unusual In plot, exlram'ely. clever In development and admirably acted. Also L-KO Stream, "The Battle of Let's do" and Comedy Carlson. HOB Frt'n'l1 Seenio TONIGHT 4 L. LASKY M'AE MUKKAY IN AN tlNUSUAL PHOTODRAMA OF AVIATION, POLICE AND SOCIETY "ON RE GO R D" 5 Reete BLUEBIRD PHOTOPI.'AYS P.HESENTS UE SHRftH BERNHJil In "Jeanne DRAMA IN WHICH SHE MADE 1 I APPEARANCE. ;