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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUMDAY, JL'NK 2\h VMis the li:iiil$ridc;h daily herald PAGE FIVE! Unpreparod The KlrHl Ga� Mask The Third Gas MaRk The First Real Oas Mask Tho Latest DeslRn THE EVOLUTION OF THE GAS MASK. Private C. V. Comjie, a Canadian Veti>ran, oxpluliis devolopment of Rns protectors. The first m" .iKacl; on April 21, l!)!."), found the Canadians unprepared, but tlicy snon'huprovlscd gas masks out of every eonculvnhlo object and In course of time the prcscnl desiKu was evolved. In the last all air mu.sl bo lireathcrt Ihroiigh the mouth, the nostrils arc closed by padded spring pincers and all air is purified by pasaing through a chemical chamber and the piping. What Alberta Judges Think of Order-Council Cancelling Exemption The Ruiiremo court of the province, approved of the motion of fl. U. Dennett granting release from military service of Normi'.n iOarl Lewis by writ of habeas corpus. The -tollowilrg are some of the points In tlio judgments of,the judges: 'ft parliament had intended to grant power to override aiud re-Deal ll.s own acts. I think it would have said so specifically, and would liave inserted the words 'notwithstanding anything contained in any act of parliament,' though 1 do not think l)arliament would have passed the act wlih such'words in It even if it had boon asked to do so. At any rate, the words arc not there, although we are asked now to Interpret the act as it tlioy were there."-Mr. Justice Htiiurt. "Men holding exemption certificates �grAntod by lawfully constituted tribunals are. by statute, exempt from service. It is. therefore, a rigiit derived from a statute and in my opinion can only be taken away by statute."-Mr. .lustice Hyndmau. "It would bo an astounding proposition that parliaiuont after having spent many weeks in a discussion of the military service act, which, perhapH. more than any otlier bill over tlie subject of riehatc .thorp, was the occasion of such fierce antagonisms both within and without parliament, deliberately meant by the Insertion of the Cvve.mon-place clause, 'nothing in this act shall limit tho powers of the govornor-in-council under tlie^military service act. l!)!").' to leave it open to the governor-in-council to revoke, in whole or even in part; the act, llie passing of whicli has so stirred the whole people of Canada.'"-Mr. Justice Bock. "It is a general rule of construction tliat recourse mav be had to some acts of tho legislature to determine the intent and meaning of a parliamentary statute because, of course, it is for | tho legislature to say what it means. It seems to mo that the resolution passcil bv the two houses is a perfectly good declaration by pavliameut that the order-in-council Is within the terms oC the powers conferred on the govornorln-council l)y tho war measures a ? * > > SIIPEOE WILL BE FASIEST AFFAIR OFKINDINWESI Alagistnilt' Irwin iinnosed liislieav-iost sentence since his appointment as a magistrate this afternoon wiien he sentenced Hertio A. Jones, alias John Burke, alias O'Donuell to three years in the Kdmontoii penitentiary m two | ^, charges of burglarlzinir. the sentences to run concurrently. Ivan Watt, his accomplice, was let off. the court liohling that he was merely a tool of .Tones The trial was opened this morning. Jones consenting to a summary trial before Magistrate Irwin. Const. Owen, who arrested Jones in Ihe act of breaking into Ihe McKiUop grocery, was the star witness. lie told of the arrest, and of the finding of (he tools being used by Jones, the j chisel covered with a hammer to pre-Ivent the noise of tlie tapj)ing from alarming tlio police. Watt also gave evidence against Jones in connection with the Crystal Dairy robbery. Jones pleaded guilty to the McKillop attempt but claimed ho was not guilty on the Crystal Dairy cliarge, though Watt told of being with Jones in'tho Crystal Dairy office on tho_ night of the robbery. Pica For Mercy Before the sentence wa."? imposed Jones made a strong plea tor mercy, lie said that the McKillop job was the first crime ho had ever indulged in. lie declared ho was an American who had come to this country to enlist. He o : STRIKE MACHINISTS ? OF THE C. P. R. OVER ? Winnipeg, June 28,--The dlf- >> fcrenco that has existed tor : the pu.st week between the Ca- ? nadian Pacific railway com- ? ))any and its machinists em- : ployiMl in tlie west in tho ; shops of tho company, was ad- ; justed this afternoon by ar- ? rangement between the super- : intendcnt of motive imiver and ? representatives of the men : from Moose .law, Calgary and ? itevelstoke, D.C. 'i'liese repre- : sentativos of the employees considered tho action of tho ; AViunipeg men as precipitate : and unauthorized by the heads : of the organizations. ? : ? : : : ? THE WORLO CRCPS S BROTHER OF ' GOALOALEMAN Lieut. Geo. B. McKean. announced in ioOay s dlspatclies as having woa the Victoria Cross, is a brother of J. W. .McKcan. ere he showed the military ern ';'^"�;, r Cait PRICES: Nights, all seats ',.........