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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY. JUNK 18, 1917 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE WANT PEOPLE TO VOTE ON CONSCRIPTION OtUv.a, Jujio second read- ing of Uio military service act Lroutht aumtujr groat crowd to iho of Ilia Isouso of commons loday and GO great was the tumult lu the galleries uiui no htlcinpl was mado lo lake up until 15 inliiuteE after tlic service. Clocloc, he uld he presented the bill in Ihe ipirlL In which It had been iliti hope Ilial. there Mould be little delay In passing IL In order that ILo neces- Riry Rupport can s-yca without de- laying the giljant men wtio arc flghl- bouse met. The aUeudante of mem-' (UK battle of liberty at the front hers was large and tho Interest both ot; Sir HoLerl's speech was unexpectedly (lie loembera anil sjtcctalors was In-'brief. Ho reiumed'lila seat at 3.40 tense. There Mere quite a number or) and Sir Wilfrid rose. to be uhj-use.1 of anil I Sir WlrfrldV ftpeech this dclayeJ commcnccmouL of the de-l Sir Wilfrid 3tLd thai the hill would bale. be discussed in I Hi moderation, lleftr- Sir Robert Uonlcn tabled corrcapon-l ring to the premier's RtsleciBTH lhal he fleece lilmsclt anil lion. K. U' njomenl HIP t-ol 1'ntcnaiirJu In regard lo. llie of the latter as secretary of state. May or Martin, of St. Mary's dirlslon. dlcrB returned to Canada If this bill IE not passed, lie enld that lie believed that when ihe soldiers returned to real, presented a couple ot voluminous) Canada they will not forget Ihe great petitions agalnel conscription, signed! freedom for which they unve residents of Montreal. fought Sir Wilfrid said that the gov- Al Sir llobcrt P.ordcii, ecconded Sir KoslcK moved Ihc se nent had promised from Ihe Le tho war uol to end reading of "the military service conscription .now hail come for- 1S17.'1 Tho prime minister said! ward with a Dominion. Sir Wilfrid ot Hit laboring lhal imrllumeLil would the principle or the hill and lie desired to ihe meaflure gf "If I rise today to. oppose Ihe hill.' cheuperi. aa It has lil, "it IE not I have havo been consulted It) regard to Ihe prtiu-i.jlv Involved In Blicit a law. The government had Tailed to realize lhat there ivas public, opinion lo be rccon- clleil and a deep cleavage In the Can-1 odinn people was Ihc rebult .of Ihe In- iroducllun of this legislation. This clcarage cilals In oil provinces of the ot tlie ,BM6 10 the war ani said 11 was due 16 the lhat the war bears more hcavjly upon the working classes. They were not Ices jmlrlollc bul they believed If they were to he railed upon to give their blood, (he wealthy classes should be called upon lo give of their wealth. Moves Amendment' Sir Wilfrid closed his speech by moving, seconded by Hon. Frank Oli- ver, an amendment to thci second read- Ing of the conscription bill, calling for the eus.wnslon of the CoriBcriptlon bill until Ihe question can be submit- ted lo the iwovle by way of referen- dum. He intimated that his oVn fol- lowers would have the personal rtglU 10 vole as iliey pleased. He aald thai record Ihe statistics of (he number of nrlncljile. It would be" suit, that Ihe'elcps should he taken to glre the sol- "men available for military ecrvlcc, prc- people could, change the law. With I filers and oincers an opiwrlunlty lo Benled to U.e house In (lit last few lhat he asreedv, AU that 1 saUl) vole Mid pledged .the support of iveeta and prepared by R. II. Coatca.; Sir "Is that the Eorernmei.l bee In Ihc event of the referendum be- i-mjihasize wbal he had said on Uio l.rM reading of the nlll. that (t Involv- ed no new principle, the chief differ- ence between the measure and Hie militia act la that the mllllla net loaves the selection of men lo the ballot or In other, words blind ___ ihaucc. This Js chnnycd from hlludjjucl to compvliqry service. Sir thrincc to. Intelligent Rclecllon. hunals who My heart-Is Just the .same always heen since the begin- ning of tl'C Sir Wilfrid said IhaL the law t-f Ikud ?-as emphatic that tlicre should be no compulsory military service except lo, meet Invasion and then practically all Canadlana uro .was In Ihe war, not make tlie selection j because Ihc country was In danger, _ be absolutely free from suspicion.! bul Ijccauap ot Ipe necessity of de- Any reasonable cluuge suggested by' featlng Germany in order to jiresen'o the opposition would be ailupiuii. e repeated that the prin- Sir Robert Cordon then placet! on clple contained In the hill was a new lion was to te Inlrtxluced Llie Life o( parliament would not have been ei- The. Issue would, be by tho people, lie par I la- ment as tlie "rump" which hire tlie inlgM bul not the right to such lav. TUe proposal to do an abuse ol ftulliorlty placed In them by the of the country. to tlic tire oiler's coalition projtosals, Sir Wilfrid declared that he bail been eil to bocoaio an itdlunr: nf thegov- mm OOT LATE SHALL t __ The remains of ihe lato AlexanJer M. Marsh til xcie laid tills al- teration In the labile cemetery. Sel- dom ID his lory or the city such a tribute leco paid to loe mem- ory of a citizen llie case this tr- ier noon. Pracllcally all Hie business places in the clly closed from I wo till lUrce o'clock is a syecltl ot respect to one vrbo had been among the leading business men of LeLh- irldte. At 1.30 a short funeral service vis lield at lue residence. Al -'.30 the procession moved Lo Knoi church, where wora conducted liy Her. Wilfrid Marali assisted bp Dr. Ferguson of Calgary, superintend B V .ATJHK OKr-nrcuM Announcement is made I Lie opening performance cf the moving picture feature Auucttc Kellcrmau la Neptune's Daughter. will lako placet aMhf) Orphe'im theatre loniglH and rub for Inree days. photoplay met nil cnthus- laatlo reception In New York, and was by every critic, as an ex- ceptlohaL picture. The story deals wltb the lAHdoniake-helievc'. for two JVioun, and a. half wo wander [rom une sccuo to another, while the ot thl? mystic land unfold a tbal might well have come from Iho ptgeB ol Hans Christian Ander- SOn. AnneUe as Daughter, dances i and does some rcniarka'ol Aa principal figure In trk-al production Is carrltO, and when tbc curtain rises im the "Follies of Pleasure" at lonlgbl at the Ma- jestic local playgoers will be delighted with the cicplloace of the attraction. Int. thlB AT STARLAND One the many reasons which makes Marguerite Clark so lnetilsUbly charming on (he screen U the lac I that aiio tevuis to have no limit of versalh- ity. The more roles she plays in Famous Players the more site sec-cis (o fncrcaso tier mastery of Hie art of ifreen ?.ctlng- Alvi'ays cliarmfDE. tho possesses Ihe rare gift of approaching eai'li characlcilza- LEon with a fresh and of en anlng lipr role fn some new and un- exiKH'U'd manner. Tlic fact that ebe (s an ac on (he screen for the first lime In "The Fortunes of which Is her laltal Famous Daycrs-Paraujoutil plc- '.ure to be shown al Starland and tomorrow, lends- addeJ 'merest (o ifas Kellerman IB over on the AT TmTEMPUESS yinler IB featured In "Always in the at the TmuQrrow This IB a EplcndtU picture. Charlie Chaplin screen tfforti iha first Fairbanks HK'I lease of Arlvrafl S'iclurcg C'orporaw.'l lion, Is tlf'.y reels of joy boiled dovi Inlo six, ARTCRAFT PICTURES P DOUGLAS FA 111 RANKS aUrac-Uofl and when "In Again, Out Acarn" makes lu apjjearajjcc hero. Is knovn to he the best medium for tiie removal of wrinkles Iho roiiolry has ever" known which means (hat he Is a tonic eminent to pass u law whltjii had missions for the'province. In "The Immigrant." one of i ror ybunr and oltl alike Ills latest iv- jnls Utcit, _ rcady Leen decided upon, lie should choir was present and rendered .BOV era I appropriate selections. Al HIE church, In a body, were more than a lundrcd members of the Masonic odgee of the clly, while aa members of ihe TnitH Commercial Travellers us possible were present as well as members ot the K. P lodge. lam.UBlng, than the last, and winds up The ceremony al the grave slilc was In whirlwind of merriment in which These showed lhal there are in let tho pcpple speik.' When Ihe prime minister .made the a! men it understood that would he. raJatd-by-TolMntarj service or 20 and 34. The.' and not by.conscrlptlpp; He had cbal- _ 'married men between Ihejlenged Sir Robert Borten on thai oc- of 20 and 31 -la From) c-aslon ,to a atatement as the these' numbers, Sir aald must atttlude of Ihe'gflTeriimepl In regard lo be deducted those not. fit for military i conscription; and Ihe" prime mlnliter I had said, "I made clear during the flrat few months.'ot this war .that there would be no .conscription. 1 repeat I that sUtem'en't Sir Roberl, he 1 satd, WAS' utlafled With what progr lurt-bcen nude in ill, urovlhcts. I' 'Sir Wilfrid Ihml if the house had been yttr ago' that conscrlp- men nrailnblc fcx- ser vlre, ot whom single mon. Of'.lHc Slnkle men, are he- tweeri Hcmin's Auto Phone' Hotel lp crjilcs Mho have seen prlvatq runs of Charlie's latest offer- I Ing; "The ll Is one of the cleyereftt Ih.ugs he has ever done. U i leadi the comedian through a GplstHjcj. each more he beautiful burial service of the Masonic onler. The pall bearers were: P. alley, Ceo. H. MacKay, J. V. lUfllnbotbam, H, II. Davidson, J. V. Cook and E. Ameworib. P. Rlley.-who Is president of ths A. AlacDooald.Co., ol which deceased wbs local minagcr, was In the city tor the funeral. The floral tributes were moat beautiful and Included" 'one from each of the fourteen branches of Ihe firm In whose sen Ice Mr. Marshall was at tbe time of his death; entire company, brought into the melee, ttVea part. "The Immigrant" Is the result of many weeks of hard Ui'lnklnc and planning, nnd the Lest Ih'lnc that can paid fn favor of the play_. Is that Chaplin himself is satis- fied with llr" which Is prlma facie ovldanco lhal 11 la at least technically perfect. Approval of Ihe story by the Is all that remains, and there small doubt but that "The Im- receive a very warm Ing adopted. "This not an unfair, uajuEt c'e- mnnd. Which Is the the opposi- tion leader asked, "compulsion with ir-' rilallon, or consultation with tally anrl general Rolerring to Quehcc, Sir Wilfrid said it was true that the showing nf tba province was not very satisfactory and iL was due to the fact that there hare heen no relations, family or otherwise, between Quebec and France, -since the mnqiiesl of Canada by Britain.- On ihe other hand there is hardly a fina- lly in the English speaking provinces which his not relatives In Great Bri- tain. June Cardinal Mercter, the dauntless prelsie of Hel- hurfl; has aehl an autograph loiter to ['resilient Wilson. H was presented today by the Rev. John B. DeVille, a prltsl DRAYING 1345 or 1356 Turner Witchell Mfl'ei at KenneJy's 410 13lh SL HOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY LeUihridge, Alb'cria We know the country thor cughly. We have had the it paid for, THY US. i'lione 1200 mm LOSI British t rant port Cameronfan with a on board wai lunfc by an emmy Medltar-. ranein on wit officfiffy annouiicid ted ay. per- including captain of the trantport arc 'pruumcd le have been, drownied.-4 OF IE Si ious erowlU and development. recognition of the boy's- effort jylll be made for- work done ID a 'Tariii': Ser- vice Corps" or Corps." This will be In Ihts.natiire of a "S. O. S." badge or button', given for faithful farm [or al leant IWD raises a crop of vegetables of a certain value. This be worltcd tniougn i church or Sunday It Is 'Solfllcra ot the SbtV sug- jusl arrived In '.hlf country and follows: President: Often since the coinmcnceniEiit'ol this .war I liave had the desire'to expresa lo the peo- ple ot ihe United States, of whom you are the'-'KlBhest renresentallcE, my Braleful Von 'hive, been prodigal to us of your Eympalhy. of your your detotton. Al the very moment when you aee yonr- competed to break off the dip- lomatic relations of ybur count IT with hid an ex- quisite thought for'OUT poor country; fifty delegates of Ihe commie- AT .-THE MAJESTIC Opening at the Majestic Tliurs- (lay for 'tirec nights' engagemeat altrictjon will be Cunning and his company of Modern IVomler Workers. .They have Just returned 'rom the Far and vdll produce a .two hour programme repie-le many niw aoii startling novcllies. and electrical effects Cunning.will offer bis famous Simln Seance.In uhlcti he will answer any and.aJI. nsked by (hose In the audience. On Saturday afternoon a will lie given for ladles only. Popular prices n-lll prevail. Eeatj on sale Tuesday. MaJeific theslra management erer alert lo secure Broadway success- es lor its patrons, has made the ne cusary arrangements whereby It ifil play D. W-.Griffith's latest grcal spcc- for two nixbts and ATrnHay and Tues Comltif from success IU aeMOD'ln Ihe Pacific coast cities Ed. elaborate muslca Follies of Pleasure" will their Canadian tour at the Majes- ttc tonight. The one and only dmnefngbtbr dolls chorus are this MAJESTIC rmnmenring Thursday, June 21st CUNNING I'OXIGIIT AT AND TUE5. i WED. NIGHTS ED. C. ARMSTRONG PRES- ENTS THE "GIRLY-WHIHLY" MUSICAL SHOW "THK FOLLIES OF PLKASURE" Good Company, Clever Comed- Tuntfur Muilc, A .Wtallh af Special Scenery and ElectHcaf Effecti-and Armstrong's Baby Dolls Price] 25c, (Oc, 76c, a ftw at SEATS AT MEDLEY'S NOW Two Haurl of Mirth Myitcry Heralded at the Greateit Show of Iti Kind en Tour. THE Atk Cunning .-Anything He Knowi Everythlnc- Magic and llluilon Levllation and Vanishing Night Prices J. 25c, 50e, 7Se Matinee Saturday. Ladlei'Only. All Seats 2Sc eloVfor the relief of Belgium yo.u being rftatured with the Folliei, gested that esco church appoint a bey man as an "5. O. B." who should be a wise and efficient worker wiln boys, anrl who should gather a given me advice not to abandon til at long AS.the power of occupation left them free1 lo provide for our illmenUlioQs. ''May you for your ILIR- DADtinitr, Mr. Prveldenl, may you accept as well, I pray you, the thanks of: the entire BelgUb nation. Penult me lo thtt-.we ihtll pray'-to Ibe Qobd God and ukr Him to h.ess your small committee tojcthcr. tors In any community The direc- find It iqble PIusi President, e accept, KING EDWARD million boys. Tliey always hare an Incomputable value as potential citizens as so many .linen Jn Ihe njaklnr, but today they have an VddlLlohal .value In the face iiiid AUTO LIVJiKY I'hohe (552 Residence phone 1341 DRAYIN0 All Kimls. Western Transfer Co, C. P. R: Freight Sliedi PHONES Ot.'lco Stable, IM4 The Mn livery A MajSli Cylinder car, OM.of the neat and cotntorubln can la the rlile In. tOllNTSY TRIP! Phtna Call. On tr Dty Phone, Pallet u> at the Palace." idvaulagcouB Lo get togclheV co-optra- tlvely as an "S. O. An added Incentive lo the boys who make guod !s that they will be prefer- red delegates to the twenty-brie Boya1 Work ConfercnceE schedule for llio coming autumn arid Ihe ment, of a carefully selccleil iroiip to convene In Oltawa al New The "Soldiers ot.llia Soil1'.propagan- da ahoiild bear rich any ol Increased produc- tion this Beacon but-In linklne n'p llio of the abortage, In in unselfish anil altiul.rtlc 'as iiosslble'nrwluceni of food. riaturel seivlce. Ilvir-glylne Already, thousanils.ol High srhool and other boj-J.Mra'volunteered for I Ceorw. aata: 'ETery fnll farm help and are actually at work stl) labor l" shorten the Bjnig- pvor Hundreds o( and makes more. cliurcIlcH, throughLtriclr .Sunday zchool Jclaascs rind dubj, and Scouts, arc i rendering bul an all- Canada has now set n? ilnatr cofapeltnt ItaAertWp, lha.1 Ttlll nol only coordinate' hil widely exteDd this form .'ot boy wnrlce. :lt bears.the allractlve lllle ot "Sol- diers or the Soil''; the Inltlali of which "S. 0. Bpell thViTjodern wireless help. Such a'call hag.corne to to all food- proiluclng lands..' for Increased produc- llon 10 roMf worlil alone for thla year, bul probahjy fo'r some years to come, and the million Canadian lulls may Ire an frnporlanl contribute, factor, lo this c'nri.1..' The .Ideal' jgency.for chls purpoflfi Sx'latl Ill'the NatlOnal'AdTlJon' Corn- mltiec In Boys' Wort, made of flll the Ihn Provln- Iho Sulhcvort llw ErTiclenry Tcfts for dovmoiimcTit. This nayoii'it'rip commllrej, tcprc h-is the "ablilltfS'ol llie.'Soll" plan, under the chllrraahshlp'otiFrank Yeigh, of Torontn, Ins .Va'.lonB Advisory CommlllM and Ihe secretary ship of NMIoiul Y. M.C.A, Secrclnry. f. "The slolaV-'Is: !'KVery Cnnaillan liny i. Producer and the Ini- tial! of the' (Itfef ft." happily emergency call for help. In InrreiteA food aroitiictloti. The Is (jjr'w-lold: to enlist terV'ti (MM production, lo proTlde'-BltfactlTfl. for keeping (hern Intereitihl In their work, and lo relate1 thls'iCTTlcn (ft their re- Mr. of gratitude, the homage of my blgl cou- fderallon." lellcr dated February 9th t tho archblBnop'rlc of Malifles. FIGHTING FREEDOM Felrogracl. Smij" loth, via London; nine sends another iWRe are golig ,fight and hkye already begun lo neht for your freedom equal- ly vdlh our ,crwn' and we isk you 10 lijhl lor our trertom eqoally wllli >'ours." saiJiBllho Root, In address- :ng the mlnlelers tonight, Winnipeg, June-' Ottawa correspondent of the WlnnlrM Telc- tjram wires t6day: "There Is anbetanj ground for the rumor thai there Is a hitch In the appointment food controller. 'The position w'a's'of: feroil lo Banford Whether Mr. la nndertakln'K Itie work or .not, (he appotntmcnl of (he'food, controller Is certain lo be made week, (nil It Is illll loo lo say lhal he will not finally CANADIAN SOLD- IER'S LETTEK fr. CataeirV Tablet] Have kept Him Fit Wan. Sapper k. of lie Cora piny, CiTHvdliik 'Eiiglneerg, whoao hoirio- la 'Trafalgar Street, Uindoii. Ontario, Is one of 'rhtny wk'6 hare vrltte'B In prtUe of Tablet.1. He A constant tit Dr. Qaiwll's Tablets, I would tike 16' add my testimony to Ihelr nwM them when 1 was in the South African War, and, finding the benefit of- them there, have taken them since whenever I felt rundown. I Always rtcornmend for t know that do all that claimed lor them. In my optnlon are the best tonic any- one can take [or .Iocs of avpellto, poor- ness ot Ihe blood or general weakmu of the system." A frae umpla rf Or. CatMll'i Taa- lita will Mnl U you en rtulil S cintl fcr malllnf and pacMrtf, tfren: Harold f. RKchle A LM, -i HtGULAH SALE: OPENS THURSDAY, 10 A.M. AT MEDLEY'S; IMPRESS .TONIGHT Owing' mltaing connec- will "-not be THE IDOL OF THE SCREEN Winter'fta; A Mtlro In Five'AtU ef Stntlmtnt and Thrilli. Alto a Injly Funny 3-rccl L-KO, 'ftaturini the fainoua comedian, i LOUIE I FAMOUS PLAYERS Preatnt MAKQUEKITK CLAKK IN- O V V I F A COMEDY; DRAMA.'- THE STORY OF A FRENCH ACTRESl W, Is.knwn Jljy aroprWon, ud no ImltatloH can Mer tkt Or. CaMll'i ORPHEUM-TON1GHT TOMORROW WED, ANNETTE KELLERMAN Perfect In the Speetacular "Triumph L THE BIG SPEQiAL PRICES ADULTS BOc, CHILDREN 2te. A thrlliinlfp'najitaiy of the terlouc deep.'CSQOO feet of faacln- atlng film. Twi-.ind-a-half hovr> of Intense interact, Never' before 'have We news- papers of Kew York devoted ao much attention to or bellowed as much pralte on'a film pro- duction. Without Vie .jntlro- polltc.n critics pronounced. tun'c Daughter1' the mott won- derful photo-drama and executed'. Something ''ntw In film. inter- effeiU fol- low each other, In a way. tl N. V. 'Annette Kellirnla'n flrni PlcUrti otdln.rr and N. Y. Sun. i-'.-- Annetlt Keltcrmtn. In to An original ana; diverting fin. ol, the mR.n a Y, ;