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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBRIDGB WEEKLY HEARLD SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1015 WEDDING PRESENTS AT SALE PRICES TEA SET In blue, brown, olive green or sage green, ______ coiti only ____ Sec our other Silver Deposit Tea Sets. an.l upwards Chvino- to rhe effect the war has had on the Jewelry Business, we are offeriW our Xcw Stock of Jewelry, Silverware. Cut Glass, China, Silver Deposit Ware. etc.. at Special Sale Prices. See our Special biicnv Windows and save money on your Wedding Presents this month. 1898 R. A. WRIGHT LETHBRIDGE'S BIGGEST AND FINEST JEWELRY STORE EYE SPECIALIST IN CHARGE OF OPTICAL DEPARTMENT 1915 The Proposed Liquor Act (By E. Orson) A Few Fuels Concerning the Why and the Wherefore of the Present Campaign. The present aliened "prohibition" ttiupaiKn was launched at a conven- tion of the Alberta Temperance and Moral Reform league held in Cal- gary in February, 191-1, an liui T.-hicli has been if existence about decade, ami which a rather checkered career. WHen not miming into legal entanglements, me Ueasuo has been ibuey setting 01t.of In attempting to adjust its own family quarrels, it is not. the purpose of this article, however, to ,leal with those matters at the pres- ent time, but rather to recount briefly thosu events whK'h culminated present proposed Liquor Act. upon which the electors of the Province are asked to a pronouncement READ THESE ITEMS OF INTEREST do your Uiiuking and conduct YOUR OWN enquiry. We aftord Remember Davis is not a CHEAP maeliiue. but com- mands as high a price as any other make on the market, extra- ordinary circumstances and close dealing alone being responsible ?or opportunity afforde'd the people ot Lethbridse When we advertise Davis machines at 50c ff Da is JUST WHAT we other words HALF THEIR ORDl- NARY PRICE! vou cannot spare cash, you need not nay even fifty cents down --but we will make you a trade for anything saleable! Can you beat that proposition? This fact alone makes our position unique; we are alone in the field of deal-making. We will take your old machine and allow you the urice on the exchange. These machines are selling well, in fact argument is needed to make sales; the quality, coupled with the deal we are able to make, is irresistible, and there is absolutely no reason why every woman in Lethbridge and district not own a Davis Sewing remember these bargains will not last for soon. our experience ot the last fen- days, the whole consignment will be swallowed up, and your opportunity will be swept away by the surging hack of price" Ude. "SEE US TODAY Lionel Asquith and Frank Waddington -SELLING THE DAVIS NOISELESS MACHINES IN THE OLD McKILLOP STAND, 3rd AVENUE. "MADE IIS .CAJVAPA' Norwegian Boat is Sunk by Pirates London, June despatch to the Kxrlinngo Telegraph roiupany from Copenhagen says Norwegian steamer bviuk Jarl lias heea torpedoed. The Norwe- gian-newspapers allege that German spies were aboard the Sviuk Jutl and other steamers' which have been tor- pedoed before they left port. News- papers urge the government to take energetic notion." on July 21st. At the convention above referred (o. there were" two factious plain in evidence: One favoring an nbohsli- the-bar campaign, or u very moderate measure framed alous those lines; oilier faction strong for an out and out "dry" rohibition in so far as it the power ot the Province to grant ii The latter-won to one. The campaign was opened almost as soon as the delegates to that con- vention returned home, and a score of temperance, speakers addressed audiences in various parts of the Province on "prohibition." The elect- ors were invariably assured that the Act then being prepared was a pro- hibition measure pure and simple. cannot control the liquor busi- ness by must be endica- iion" was the slogan which one of these speakers (Dr. Fulton) heralded over the Province. "We Canadians never do anything by must drive the Liquor Tralhc out energetic action. Norwegian Crew Loaclon, June A dispatch to tfe Morning 1'osl from Copenhagen says the, crew o! 12 men of the Nor- wegian steamer Svink which, was declared sunk by a German sub- marine, are missing. The captain of ihc steamer was rescued. Ansier Rising Against Germany London, June 19. "Tile anger of the public ami the press is rising dally over German attacks on neutral says tteifter's Stockholm correspondent. "Newspapers ot all shades of opinion are protesting en- ergetically against the capture of the Swedish steamer Torsteu and the sinking ot the Swedish steamer Ver- dandir both of which carried certifi- cates that they had nothing nibonrd which the Germans could consider contraband. Some of the newspapers are discussing the question whether, in aduition to protests, the Swedish government should not consider adopting some form or reprisal." Pioneer is a New Variety of Wheat ARRu Soft COLLARS a fnr rrntx i 2 for 23 cents SUM im. Get Your Farm Home j from the Canadian Pacific An immense area of the most fer- tile land in "Western Gaaada for sale at low prices and easv terms ranging from ?1100 to ?3000 for farm lands TritU ample lands tram ?35.00. down: balance within ,twenty--years- In irrigation districts, loan-for farm buildings, etc., up to also re- payable in iwenty years. Here is your opportunity to increase your farm holdings by getting adjoining land, or secure your friends as neighbors. For literature and particulars apply to A- F. CAMERON, GenM Supt of Lands Dept. of Natural Reiourcei C.P.R. CALGARY ALBERTA OR WILSON SKEITH Agents Lethbridge, Alberta The Scotch Service Popular for 50 Years Montreal to Glasgow 2A ...t'CASSANDRA 20..................ATHEN1A Excellent cabin and -third-class ac- commodation: Rates and respectively. cabin passengers only. steamer IB booked fall. These steamers are twin screws, June July July AJ_LAN THE POPULAR LI NE PIONEER LINE road, steamship agent or H. E. LIDMAN, General Agent Winnipta, 349 Main St. Ph. M. 5312. Vancouver, 531 Granvilie Street. REDUCER STEAMERS 2nd, 3rd, SAILINGS FROM MONTREAL Date Steamer To June 27..CORINTHIAN ...London July 3..PRETORIAN ...Glasgow July 11..SICILIAN .......London July 15..HESPERIAN ..Liverpool July 17..CORSICAN .....Glasgow Jiily 22..Scandinavian.. Liverpool July 31..PRETORIAN... Glasgow Aug. 1..CORINTHIAN.. London Aug. Liverpool Aug. 14..CORSICAN..... Glasgow AUg 15 SICILIAN London Full "information from any Rail- way or Steamship Agent, or W R ALLAN, Gen'l. Nor-West Agent, 3M Main Street, Winnipeg. Reduction Second Cabin Ritei to All Steameri Service Mttagama 8 MlMlnlbie 29 12 2 For full apply to or W. C. CAtlY, Oenral Agent SH Wmhlptg DONALDSON FAMOUS DANCE An exceptionally good bill is to be seen at the popular playhouse tonight. Williams Watson will be seen for the last time. The comedian in this act is extremely funny. The latest song and tne sensational dance of a thousand mirrors is a surprise in store for evpry one. ".Madcap Queen of a two-part Gold Seal, featuring Grace Curiard and Francis Ford, is a story of the reign of present-day queens fa smaller European countries, full of treachery and intrigue. The Orpheum orchestra, best in the west, will give special musical num- bers-tonight. fhe well-Known colored minstrels, on a par with Primrose Pringle, will make their appearances Friday and Satufday, June 25 and 26. STARLAND night's programme proved, to be right up to the usual excellent standard set by this" popular family theatre. "The Sinews of War" is a three-reel feature of more than usual interest "to every British-speaking in- dividual. "The Weekly" is. tufi of interesting incidents of the Lusitania disaster, showing the burial of the victims, photos of the survivors, life- belts and many other striking events IU1U39V UIHC the echoed another tern iperance speaker from Clareshohn. And that was the sort of seed had been .sown at the time the etitions were offered to the elect- rs for signature. In every nook and of the .Province, the doctrine "prohibition" had been preached, hen the petitions were circulated, nd were signed 'by hundreds of men ver the Province 'who knew that By oing so they were making large sac- fices in a business way, but who rmly believed what had been told lem viz.: that it was all for REAL rohibition. And it is worthy of note tat very few, if any, copies of the were, circulated by the bove named League BEFORE those etitions were presented for signa- ure. If-the League.uad at that time een honest in its efforts and wanted 3 be honest with the electors, they mild reasonably .have :been expected "have circulated copies of their let in every part .of the Province, he temperance .spealters who toured from end to end might have iscussed the provisions of the pro- osed they, never once re- errod to more-than they do ow unless forced to do so. Now, after having signed the pe Men with false teeth will-now be accepted for overseas service, under ati amended standard. .Mrs. Win. JlcArthur ot was drowned while canoeing-with her husband.on the river near Oakville. Robert B. Vardon, formerly a not- ed importer of live stock in Ontario, died at his 84th .year. MADE IN CANADA gUMMEBjJNDERWEAR WHICH GIVES fUHCOMFORT KLOSED KROTCH ture. The programme will be repeat- ed tonight On Monday the feature will be "A Child ot by Cjrus Townsend Brady. STRONG BILL AT VARIETY A strong movie programme will be seen for the last times tonight-. a two-part adaptation of Lord Blilwer Lytton's famous play and novel of the same name; the Hearat-Selfg Weekly, containing al'i the latest news and views from every where, bringing the world before your eyes. "Another Shade of Green" and "The Snailburg two side splitting comedies, is' Charlie Chaplin will be seen on ilonday in a two-part Essanay scream "The Jitney Elopement." Mr. Chap- lin has excelled himself anad broken all his previous records in .this two part mirth SPECIAL WEEK-END PROGRAMME AT EMPRESS The week-end programme at the Empress is the best yet offered at this popular the outstanding feature, of course, .being Cbarle bhaplin, in an exceptionally lively twi part Keystone" special, .entilled "Hi Trysting Places." This is a comedj based up'pn the domeHtic misurider standings of two families. The other features are all of th highest class, with "Saints and Sit tiers" standing out ai a particularl strong drama, while "A Denver Ho mance is a very prettj love story The Gaumont Graphic is unununll, good this all the pictures bpm war acenei, and the latest passed the eensori. There, lill be songs bv Mm Lima Richards and at 830 and 10 tb popu1ar--Ljric Quartette. "The Girl of the Golden most succwsful romance, will b shown 'Monday and Tuesday. Spanish airmen in Toronto ha> bought a dozen aeroplanes for the government. ently recommended as the' only wheat, available to the public which has the qualities of good appearance, exceptional hardness and high weight per bushel, excellent baking strength of the flour and good yield, combin- ed with exceptional earliness and fair ability to resist drought and lo pro- remcuR-u diioa straw of moderate length even j d wjtnjn a short time the rader dry conditions.: Ttiarecom- aim _ itions and made usiness men and hat their sacrifices, others discover the proposed 'Liquor Act does NOT "eradicate" the'liquor business, oes NOT "drive it'from the Pro- and-does NOT ..offer any im provemeiit over the existing license )rdinance. When a discussion is forced upon hem the most that the advocates o: he proposed Act clainLfor it is that t is a "step in. the right direction, hat it will close the bar room Vhether it is one step in the righl direction, or a long walk in the wron? direction is now up to the electors o decide. As far as closing the bar s concerned, this new Act simpi} Irives the liquor business out of the loiels INTO THE HOMES and into divc-s and drug stores. From the point of view of the temperance people themselves, if "the liquor busi ness is as 'had as they claim it is hen by all means keep it in the ho- els, where it is reasonably .possible o watch it and keep control of it. .There are dozens of loop-holes ii he proposed Act, but for the presen et us mention just one: The pro- posed Act allows a druggist to keep ive gallons of alcohol on hand at i ime. One would naturally expec iuch a; quantity would be sulflcien 'or medicinal purposes in any com munity; yet in addition the Act pro for the appointment of a salar ed "vendor" whose sole business i will be to distribute alcohol. >Vh; this duplication? Why arc -bath r.cci ed? That is the sort of. information the elector a lot of statistics jbout Kansas, Russia, Tim'bucto, etc. What will the proposed Act do for Alberta? That is the question and only question to be Yet t is the last question one can get a .emperance worker to answer at the By Cfias. E. Saunders, Dominion Cerealist) The need for a very early ripening of wheat, capable of produc- ng straw of fair length when grown n rather dry districts, has led to the ntroduction of Pioneer. While this may not prove entirely satis- may not prove entirely satis- actory in all cases, it can be confi- m i nrnnts. IlOUiD'i. 'I' 'I Thee So says the altar. All his worldly goods--- all he hopes to be and is excepted from the pledge. 'It covers .no1; only the present but also the future, and what that future will bring no one can tell. It is the bridegroom's bounden duty to give it due consideration at, and to guarantee that the bride's 'future, will not be marred by deprivation and want. He can absolutely guarantee the future by means of a Monthly Income Policy for an adequate amount in CANADA LIFE Letua send you booklet No. 283, fully explaining this splendid policy. Wilson SkeiUi2 I ASSURANCE COMPANY CSTABLISHCO 1847 GERMAN OFFENSIVE IS EXHAUSTED London, England. June 19th, In support of the statement that Oertnauv has passed the height ol her offensive ahility, it is pointed out that since the dash into France last autumn the Germans have been uu- able to make any appreciable pro- u-f-l tr sress against the Franco-Flanders While this the contrary, they batlleiroiit. On mended for trial in localities where Marquis wheat cannot be depended on to ripen before frost, and where he rainfall is not sufficient to eusure uccess with Prelude. Pioneer is a selection from the progeny of a cross made in 1903 by he Dominion Cerealist between" Riga and Preston wheats. In earliness the new variety stands between the two parents, or it may Jje described as ripening about midway between Pre- ude and Marquis. Pioneer is bearded and has smooth chaff. The straw is of fair length, rather long for so ear- y a wheat, and though not of .very great it appears to be Quite strong enough for the districts for which it is recommended. Pioneer should not be sown r in any locality where the tendency 'is towards long straw. Under such conditions the straw of this variety wo.uld probably ae too long and weak. Furthermore, Pioneer is liable to rust and other disease in moderately moist climates. The kernels of "Pioneer are red and of exceptional hardness and high weight per bushel. The flour obtain- ed from it is of excellent color and very high baking strength. the contrary, they hack at several points, notably, north of Arras. The German victory in C.ahcia is credited to temporary shortage of shells in Russia. The same lack of munitions, ft is admitted, has pre- vented France and England from launching an effective drive against the enemy. But this situation is now1- being remedied both in France and England and within a short til superiority in ammunition supply vili shift' from the Austro-Germans the allies. pooling. Wash Stops Itching Just a touch "of this mild, soothing wash, the D. D. O. will give you instant relief from .your mrning. itching skin and absolute protection from all summer skin trou- iles D.D.D. is a scientific compound of soothing oil of Wintergreen and other healing elements. Don't fail to .try D. D. D. for any kind of summer skin trouble. It mill give you welcome relief. A generous rial bottle for 25c. Ask also about D. D. D. Soap. J. D. Higlnbotham Co., Limited, Druggists. D. D, D. IS MADE IN CANADA. Friend to thcAnglcr While waiting for the speckled beau- ties keep your mouth cool and moist with STERLING GUM Coins Fishinj to-morrow? Cf------------- NEW POOLROOM AND BARBER SHOP You are all welcome. Standard Bank Bldg., Opp. Hotel. MONUMENTS Headstones and Crosses of every description made to order. 1- Get our prices and- SEE OUR WORK BEFORE YOU ____BUY. Lethbridge Menumental and Cut Stone Works Dyeing-Steam Cleaning- French Dry Cleaning We have a Modern Equipment to do this work and are Specialists in These Lines. Let'TJs Show You Our Work. Our City Dyeing and Cleaning Works Phone 444. Beside Fire Hall. present time. "Why? Banish Pimples! Pimples, Boils, and other.sltin erup- lions are an almost infallible indication that the biood is impure. Effervescent Salt is the simplest and most positive Blood Puri- that can be lised. When we have .wrfect digestion we must have pure normal blood, supplies hwltnful nutrition to all the and limits of the body: and as a result we must have healthy [unctions arid the absence of disease in any form. Abbey's Effer- vescent Salt produces this .'condition by enfur'ig healthy dijjjestioil and the elimination of all morbid matter from the ivstcm. Sold everywhere at Kc. Me. J. 0. Co, Llmittd GL SECOND ANNUAL STAMPEDE Thursday and Friday, June 24th and 25th in Subscribed Special Trains will leave Calgary each day at 9 a.fn. Return Fare Reduced rates from all points. Good band in attendance. Profits Will Be Used For For fiill particulars apply Stani- Patriotlc Purposes. Secretary, Glelchcn, Alta. ;