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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, .irXK 17, I'HS THE LETUnHinCK DAILY IIERALD PAGE FIVE, TAX SALE IS IN PROGRESS, ONLY FEWPIECESSOLD Labor Temple Silc and Other Inside Property Kulls Into -enoil in llio i:\iy coancM chHiubfirH iiioriilijK with l'"rHnk Wiiddlnglnn iint-UiK an imclinneer. lip I 111 noon ubmil; (U) pliHios of propiM'ty worn vul, up f"i' Hiil(! on wlUdi lildK wcro rucclvcd on iiboiil, luiir, tlu) rcmivlndpr fntllnK Id llie (tlly (liroiigli Ia. Oliver tor ,Iohn Hrncc at $:!S2,T(;, Parcel 2a, helnK lots L'I and L'.'i . in Illoek 30, on :b'd Ave. S, near Candidate for Commissioner of Public Works m. OLIVER'S PLATFORM To tlio Jlalepayer.s and Citizens ot the t'lty ot l.elhbrldge: Ladles and Cientlenien: Having offered my services free to 'be city for oiKhlcen months as a ('onimlssioiior of Works and Property, and having been nominated as a (Candidate In the com'ing election, 1 want to slate that 1 am not seeking election lor any.iiiirNOSf' �'hatover, ex-cept to serve the city's beat interests. iNor would 1 bo offering to servo under any conditions If 1 was not experienced along these lines. I have spent nine years of my life as mayo;' and alderman, and considerable money hosides, in the interests and development of the city. In Its yonngor days, and five of these years were spent as cbairnuin of Works and I'ro-perty. 1 have been called cheap for ottering my services free, under Commis--sion government, but f am not stealing it away from anyone, if elected, js'o'onoihad any dhlni-for tlw posi-,llon, after .Mr, Grace had resigned the raleiinyoi^s were then called upon to name his successor. It I am called cheap for offering tn .serve free, what about the thousands. 1 may say millions, of .soldiers who are serving their country tor nlmost nothing and when their lives are at stake as well as salary. And not* alone them, but there are thousands of other-patriotic men who aro unable to go to the front who are giving their lime tree lo their country and the coniinunlty. The cheap man these days is the man who sits In his easy chair, draws his big salary, or bis large profits and does nothing for bis country or eom-mnnlty, 1 was never consulted, nor asked to offBr it^yselt for this position by any ellciue or organization or anyone wliat-over. 1 did not know that a petition was being circulated in my favor until tour or five days afterwards. 1 will serve no one except tl^e rntepa^--ers and clti?ens In general, if eloctwi. in block M went to yir. llomilnico for $2i)7. Par-I c-el :)!) wmit 10 the 'ln rather eificlritled the crowd ] wlien lie forced bidding up $"1 to get; a piece of otusido stuff. .Messrs. \\". II. PawBon and C. S. Farrow had a bidding match for a piece of Itiver-view property, running the bid from $m lo $100 In one dollar advances and then up to $160 by $.'1 advances when it was knocked down to Mr, Farrow, iJuring the period ot special sales the largest was to Geo, H. MacKay when he l)ougbl in Lot Ifl, Hlock H, Plan U.-.AA at,. $ll."1. Altogether the properly bought in by ratepayers amounted to $12,100, while the property up lor sale i)Ut not bought In amounted to over $2i";,0flfl. INDIGESTION AND CONSpiON Quickly Relieved By "Fruit-a-lives" Koclios, P,Q. "I .suffered for numy ycius t\lth terrible liiji/^csliniiiinil (.'oiiilipalion. A iioiglihor adv)sc� il-a-litcs". I consider that V owe my life to "Kriiil-a-tivi>s" and I want lo say lo those who sutler from Indigestion, ('onstipation or lleailadies - try "I'ruit-a-tives" and you will gel well". COUIN'IO GALDllKAU. .lOc. a box, 0 f(ir,$L',")f), t rial .sl/e IVifi. Al all (leuliu'.s or sent i>o.sipa\d by i'"rnit-a-Uves IjimiteJ, Oll.iwn.' MlINKiPAL Fin:!, �J ^G()MM1SSI()NLUS ESmonfbn, June 17.-IVIunicipal tuol commissioner? the next in lino for appointment in Alberta ,is B means of controlling the fuel nltuatlon during the coming summer, fail and winter. John T, Stirling l� to urae their appointment at an early d,ite. TUESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS REACH Lill ENTHUSIASI \l mm GROWS London, June 17 -(By Reuters Ottawa Agency,)-In the course of an interview, Proinier Huflhes of Australia, said tlmt England stood like a giant rock lashed by the fiercest hurricinua, displaying , In the hour of her rireatest trial a spirit worthy of the glorious cause for which she foucjlit, "In regard to Australia," Mr, Hughes said, "the enemy's desper-i ate blows have rekindled more - \ fiercely the fires of the people's � enthusiasm. In the common I wealth the war spirit is growing j and recruits are offering in great-X. er numbers than for the last two years. Bananas, per lb. Tuesday Speoi,Ti ........................ 4 ib. tins Wagstaffes Marmalade, tin Tir�sday vSpcclal .......................... 21 2 size Tomatofts, 2 tins Tuesday Special ......................... Finest Grape Fruit, each Tuesday Special ......................... Devilled Meats (in small tins,) Fine for sand- OP , wiches and lunch, Tuesday Special, 3 tins 12c 79c 45 c 10c Marches Grape Juice, per bottle Tuesday Special................ Finest Shredded Cocoanut, per Ib, Tuesday Special ............... I 2 Ib, tinr. Cowan's Cocoa, per tin Tuesday Special ................. Montscrrat Lime Juice, per bottle Tuesday Snecini".............. . . . L.irqe' Bars Hard Gold Soap, 7 bars Tuesday Special ................ Deliveries Every Hour 25c 35c 21c 50c 50c Phone AUTO ORAFI BY AUTUMN syooTO BUSY IN CITY What the Press Agents Say Details of Numbers Reporting-1 Under Military Service ! Act i MRS. I, CARTER DEVLIN DENOUNCES THE SINN FEINERS Parlia^nentary Policy Is What Ireland Will Fight For, He Says Dublin, June IB.-Joseph nevlin, member ot parliament and deputy leader of the Irish Nationalist party, addrefising a meeting al the village ot Virginia, Cavan county; in support of tiio candidacy ot O'l-lanlen, the Nationalist candidate for parliament for lOast Cavan, today said the pjirliamen-tary policy was one ot tlio principal factors in the upholding ot Iceland's interests. He said the Irish party was not going to throw away the weapon. "Tlio Sinn Fein is not a new thing or a new policy," he said, "It has been before the country for twenty yeai's hut the Irish people huvo paid no attention lo il because it is loo grotesque, and during this period ot I twenty years 11 has not raised a laborer's cottage or helped to brighten or beautify a woman's home. The Irish party did not enter this contest light-heurtodly, and it the contest could havve been avoided it would have, been, , "When il was declared by the Sinn Folners that there Is no room for men like John Dillon in Irish politics, then the' supporters ot the constitutional movoniont accepted the challengo. There aro now two policies before the people in this election. One will result in assured success and the other in certain failure. The promise of an Irish republic in (ifly years or fifty coultirles is no coinponsation to the men living in this day and generation," Ottawa. June IT.- Hy tall It is expected the limit of rclnforcetnoiils under the .Military Service Act will have boon reached. This limit I.h fixed by statute at 100.Ooo and up to the present, making, full allowance for men not properly classed as "reinforcements," approximalely 70,000 have been secured under the acl. The net number ot men that should" have reported now totals tiri.cs.'i. Of tliese l.",,!iiri failed to report and are not ykl appreliendcd. leaving a lotal of 7ii,-770, reporting. Included in this total 2,!il:; aro Tm-porial recruits, men voluntarily reporting and men granted leave of absence tor-farming. invesUgatlon is now under way to determine how far the men reporting for duly can properly'he classed as "reinforcements" undcr-the act. Farmers on leave, of' absence. It is understood, will not be classed until they actually join the colors. By military rtistrh'ls, the following figures show the net number that should have reported; failed tn report and not yp[ apprehended, aiul the totiil number reporting in each district: Should Have Failed lo District Koported Ueport Total London S,22l (!90 7,5;il Toronto ...... ]7,r>22 2,SOU l,"i,4;!li Klng.ston ..... O.SSfi ],.".7,"> S,,"ill Jlontrcal il,47!) 1,180 7,200 Quebec ....... -1,120 1,702 2,421 Halifax ....... 7,2:i8 l,S12 .-,,4211 St. ,lohn ...... ri.OO.-. li2S 4,:{77 Winnipeg ..... 11,114 1,.S7,T 9,2'Jfl Vanco\iver ____ (;,044 70" ,5,941 Regina ....... (i.78!t 29!1 ti.MH) Calgary ....... 7,GG1 550, 7,105 I The death occurn-'l suddenly on I Saturday evening .-linrily after six o'docli of Mrs, Carii-i', wife of tlunuer Jisse Carter, with iIh- llOth oaltery overseas, al her rcidciii-f. 'I'lilid Ave north, from houit i;iiiurc. Th? deceased had auttui il lor year., from IhU affliction bu; liail apparently been a.s well as usual mi Jialurday af-leruvion when visiti-il by Iwr liroiher. .Mr, rtnssell. Sli:; 'ii'-d shorlly afli-r '.e left the hous . imwever. Tb'l by five childr-:'i: Mrs. T. McLellaj, old,^. Alta.; rJi.-s'.ne. Hearty. Annia, Jissie and Jimmii'. whose ages range fnnti 4 1,^ to l.'i years Also .Mrs. C. Rus^"'ll i.niolherl IStli St, north, Lethbi-]d�i-: .Mr. T. Uuiisell. 2nd Ave. A. north; .\lis. \V. Uarniir-1, Wnodbino Ave,; TiMimto; one lir(rbv>r aiid two Bisters jn Kngland. The funor,il will i.iUc plac-o on Tuesday, June ISth �fniiii Frtterly's I'ai-lors at'2,30 and pru. red 10 the I'nitet* .chinch, where services will he lield 1 at 2.^') by Rev. K. ,). lloilgins. liilrr-mont will take 'iii.ii'e '11 the ;).il)li,-cemetery. The funeral will !)�� altoiiiiert by the Veterans and Kentishmen, Bimif nervy anii) liiiet on Saluriiay niglil eptcrcil liii' f-'arage of .Marl Me .Malum on I lib Si. S.. turned on llie gas and drove off with his now .McLaughlin car. All day Sunday the provhudal and dly iiolicc were looking for It. and il was found during the "vening where the jiiy riders had left it east of the t'outincntal Oil Co. warehouse. 'Die c.-ii- v.-a,-; not damaged, but the police anxious 10 rnlch some of till! periietrators of ,iiii-b thefts which have been nnu-li too numerous the jiast few montlis. The police liad a busy time with the Sliced fiends on Sunday, \rith the result that several appeared before .Magistrate Irwin In the dly police court this morning. .M. (1. Kohcrts, T. I). Shaw. A. Kesslcr, tins I.inn and W. n De.Mii.scy were all diarged wiiii speeding and paid the healthy fine of $20 and co.sts. Fined $40, l'"ilzgeralil. tlie luaii who ran down two boys on ;ird Ave. the other evening, ajso apiieared this niorning. He was convicted and fined $lo and costs on a charge of failing to rciurn to the scene of the accidenl. On tiie other iliarge, ot being in charge or an aiilo wiiiie in an into,\icajed coiiditiou, lie was renuinderl till Thursday, The other day .Myrtle Meeker ot the deniimondaine was sent up to .Macleod for :'>o days on a vag diargo. Myrtle failiMl to go, having taken French \ leave of tile pollcq here. However. : she was arrested again antl now there ] is a charge of escaping lawful eiisto-I dy against her. it is understood there ' is a charge awaiting her at Macleod. where she did tinio before, of stabbing another prisoner. f'liHs. .Anilrew.s a drnnl; completed this morning's docket. Ho contributed five and costs. AT THE EMPRESS GREATEST ENGLISH ACTOR SOON TO APPEAR ON SCREEN ,Sir .lohnslon l-'cjilies-Kobertsoii. �v)io lakes hir. famous role of The Stranger in llerlicil lirenons production of the ".Passing ot 'I'hc Tliiril Floor Hack." wlildi cnnies in the ICnipress Ihoalre tonight for a run of two dayp. is beyond doubt the greaiesi living l-IngiiHli actor. ..\fter an active career of sonw forty years 011 iKe speaking stage. Sir Jobiision forniiiily retlrml from the. footlights two sea,sons ago, and was only persuaded 10 en.TCt his characterization of tiie mysterious lodger In Jcronu! K. .leronie's jilay nfter c-on-sidiu-alilc iliplciiiuilic effort on the pan of Herbert Urounou. � Kd il meal and ivhen eiilering Ihe.t ] find ilw proiirietor in a fi.v iiecause ! his lidp have lefi hini. Seeing this ' liiey apply for ihf positious and ber( ! liio fun ceiiimences. Tlie concoct lot; lot ilrlnks and dishes tliesc- two fellows 1 sei-ve iieinj; Ilie causi; for great fun and laugliicr. Weihifsiiiiy iiiglii Nsill he pri7;e night, j fitly prizes will bu given away frer 10 fitly linky si>a I-holders. iiimuHi.-iuieiy after ilii' ;iil. Friday night wll, anaiii 111- i-:iliarel niglit and dandn>! roiiKKsl. Cash prizes will be given 10 the iiest dancers, the decision tc tic (eft with llie audience. ! .Manager llaiisiui has arranged foi j a Will. Fax five red feature to ba I siiuwn in ioii,|unclion with the act. Totals ........ 95,085 15,915 79,770 .Men ro))ortlng west ot the Great Lakes total 28.775; in Ontario ,^1.478; in Quebec. 9,714; and in the Maritime Provinces, 9,80:i-total 79,770. >: : � > : : : : : > FOR OBJECTORS. Washington, June 17.-Sou-tcnces ranging from 18 months to, 20 years' iinprlsounient imposed liy courts martial upon so-called cousoiantious objectors who refused inilitnry service at Camp Upton, N.Y., and Camp Gordon, Ga,. were approved today by Secretary Baker. : > : : ? ? : ? ? ? : :� : : : ? ? ? ? ? ? ^ DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA, REQUIRES 500 Men MINERS, MACHINE RUNNERS, PUSHERS AND OUTSIDE MEN. BEST OF CONDITIONS AND HIGHEST AV&RAQli WAGE. APPLY D.A.McAULEY Secretary RM 0�*r Valley Coal Operators' Asaoclatlun, DRUMHELLEfl; ALBERTA New York, June 17.-.lovemlnh O'-Leary, a fugitive from justice aluee the evening of the date set for his trial on a charge of violating the Espionage Act by piUillcation of seditious matter in tho anti-British periodical Bull, and later Indicated for conspiracy to cmnmlt treason, was arrisstcd at Sara, Wash., and' is on ills way back to New York in tlie custody of Federal agents, il is announced here. More Arrests. Washington, .lune 17,-The capture of Jeremiah 0'J,eary, Irish leader in America under Indictment iu New York, in a mountain cabin 'in the State ol' Washington, will b(j followed soon by arrest of a number ot other Irish agitators in the United States on charges of treason or espionage. The government baa conaldorable undiselosert evidence against O'Leary and bis companions, it was learned lo-ilay, and arrest ot his co-workers lias been deterred only pending his ap-prelienslon. SAYS HUNS IN BETTER POSITION Amsterdam, June 17-In a speech summarUino the military situation, the Bavarian War MIn- . later, accordlno to the Vosslche Zeltuna, a.'jserted that at, no time were the Teutonic allies in a mol-e favorable position and that the Eptente Allies have been' compelled to use up their main reserves. LORD'S DAY ACT Vlclorla, B. 0, June 17,-The police uiithorities yeslerdtiy took some 2200 names of companies aiid- IndividualH who It is alleged, were violating the ,},>m-|l"K .Day .4,e.�.. i Washington, Juno 17. - Declarations by President Wilson and the premiers of Great Uritain, France and Italy, with regard to Polish national aspirations have strengthened the Slav pepple in iliclr delerniinalion to have self goverimieiit and conseqiient-ly have caused no little concern in Berlin and Vienna, The Polish National department in America announced today that it had received informal ion that In both Germdny and .Austria the government authorities have been obliged to center their iilleniion on the problem to offset the friendly offices ot America and the allies. LONG DISTANCE IT.YING RECORDS Geneva, ,ruiic 17,-.411iod aviators at . the end of last week performed two long distance flying feats on which they averaged 350 miles in tour hours, elapsed time, according to a telegram from .Milan lo the Chronliiue lialienue of ticneva. From a base south of idnice. Italy, a parly of aviators went over the Austrian Adriatic porl.s as far as Zara and returned. The second parly went over the Ty-rolez Alps lo Inneshrucke and then to Friedericbshafen, where photographs were taken showing that new airplane faetorles'are lielng-conBlrucled there. The aviators did not drop any bombs. GETS TWELVE THOUSAND. Winnipeg, June 17.-"A twelve thou-simd dollar verdict-was rendered late Saturday, evening In- favor ot Mary Ulizabotir i:iowles and her-two Inl'anl 'SOUS in t\ieir I'lalin tor damages aijuinst the dly of Wliinlpeg and the police commission for the killing ot tho husband and father of tho iilain-tlffs In the year 1915 by the police ambulance. AUSTRIA USING ALL MEN POSSIBLE With the Italian Army, June 16. -As the first phase of the battle unfolds, it Is evident that Austria Is  engaging all the,,forces possible, although the exact number of the divisions, in action is as yet unknown. Italy's soldiers are fighting on their own soil, and by English and French troopc. All are in the best spirits and making supreme sacrifices to prevent the enemy from obtaining the advantage which Is supposed to belong to an army launching an offensive. The uneasiness preceding the offensive was dissipated, followed by satisfaction by the Austrian action in the TInale district which Intended to block, any efforts of the Italians to threaten their rear and possibly cut the single railway line leading from Austria into the Italian Alps. It appears that the Austrlans had been preparing the railway most carefully so that automobile trucks could carry forward troops and munitions over It. AT THE OKI'HEUM Theie will be a ronipleie'change of program at the Orplieuiii today. Geo. \V. Kelin presenting The Londoniaii Ilelles in "Wait'^r and Chef." '('his is a tabloid version of the musical coni-eily by that name wlifdi has been the, biggest success in New York of reront years and will iindonbtodly make 11 hit willi the theatre goers as did Mr. Hehn's first bill "A Trip to I'ari.s." Tin; comedy roles are again sustained liy Mr. Helm and Porier Wartield. Mr. Hdin as the "waiter' 'and .Mr. Warflidd as the "chef," and Hit coin-iniy which follows is such ilint keeps one laughing-from start to finlsli. The action takes plai-e in a cafe where the two Irisli funsters go lo TONIGHT AND TOMORROW GOLDWYN PRESENTS Mae - COSTLY FIRE/ Moose Jaw, June 17.-A conflagration swept through Cabri, Sask., this mornino and did $100,-- 000 damage, Insurance is estimated at 1^50,000, ' SIGNIFICANT MOVE Toklo'. June 17.-The press atladios sigiiilieance to the tact that Prince Ifushlmi lias I'loen relieved ot the command ot tlio second squadron and made a member of the tid-jllirarH fjoimdl. The prince was fiimllarly relieved' of an active ('onimand preYiously to the inaugiMttlion of tlie cam-, paign at Tsing Tfmu, The French - niiyal _ attache will l^ffvo, at lin (-early'dale tor WasfiliiKtoii foi- conaultallon with tlip'jffrenclyemlSiBsy there. �^^-f ^^0'�� * ? ? * ^BY THE PUPILS OF Leo. M. Coombs Assisted by-pupils from \ho Stringeft Instrument and Drain-allc Art Department, will be held Tonight At Eight o'clock At the , Conservatory Concert � Chamber INFORMAL DANCE AFTER PROGRAM COLLECTION IN AID pF Sailors' Relief Fund ORPHEUM TODAY THE Londonian Belles IN ">yAlTER AND CHEF" A Tabloid Production' ot That Big Musical Comedy Success, m^dnesdaTnightTi PRIZE NIGHT Fifty prices will be given away to fifty lucky seat holders. Friday Night CABARET AND DANCING CONTEST CASH PRIZES Marsh WHO STARRED IN "THE BIRTH OF !A NATION" AND MANY OTHER ' MAGNIFICENT FEATURES, IN "All Woman" SIX REELS. ALSO "DEEP SEAS AND , DESPERATE DEEDS" TV/O REEL L-KO COMEDY NO ADVANCE IN PRICES Woman AT STARLAND TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PMPRESC & TOMORROW "The Empress Picks the Big Ones" More Than a Motion Picture A Dramatic Classic wtlh the Power and Charm ot a Great Personality, Sir Johnston Forbes-RobertioD IN " the Third Floor Back' iSirJohnston Forbcs-Roberlson in. Passing of thfThird Floor B�Kkj By Jerome K. Jerome In Sl-x Parts. ' ^ '^i^orsflnally ' Directed by Herbert Brenpn. , A "First Natioiial'', Also a Keystone Comedy. ' 543346 3945 ;