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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 191� THE LETHBRIDflE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE Lethbridge Women to Get * Equal Municipal Franchise ^Rp^ct'ial *to Meruit') Edmonton, Mar. 8.-~Durinfl the consideration of the bill to amend the Lethbridge city charter by the municipal law committee Friday morning, Hon. J. R. Boyle announced that the government was going to put into every city charter a provision giving women the. same rights to vote and be candidates for bffice au their husbands had. The committee struck out of the bill a clause that would have given the city power to impose a poll tax on a man who lived outside the city but was obliged to come Into the city to get hia pay. Clauses regarding taxes on buildings were held over pending the introduction of provincial legislation covering these questions. Mayor Kardle was present on behalf of the city of Lethbrld'ge. *g� #> > *% *� > > > > O o BIG PRICE FOR FLAX OUnwa, March S.-The ceremonies nt. the opening: of parliament on Monday, March 38'. will be of a strictly lunjinoss-JIkc character. In thin, the t'xazuplo is being followed of the Urit- ish parliament, whore the king and hia Bluff officiated at the openixfg service in khaki. Apart from t.Ue desire to sivoid unnecessary display at the present time, it in explained, the temporary Honjulo chamber does not lend it* .self to tho arrangement of ceremonial opening on Hie scale customary before the destruction of tlje parliament Imfldings. Floor �paoe In very restrict-otl and there are no gullei/eH. Col. Chambers, the gentleman, usher of tho Black Hod,^ announced this momfng that there will be no invfta-tions issued this year to the flpor of ihe senate and when the governor-gen* eral opens parliament although the time-honored program will be followed fn its entirety, there will be no one on ttie floor of the senate but the senators and floor officers of that, house. It is understood that there will be no travelling escort of'cavalry for his excellency, no artillery salute and no infantry guard of honor, at Government House. The governor general will be attended by his personal staff and a few of the,senior officers of the headquarters staff, but Micro will be none of thai elaborate display of mili-lary and official uniforms which char-acterizes similar functions under normal condition*. a MinnenpoUs. Minn., Mar. 8. --Montana flax seed, selling today at $4.21 � bushel at the M i mieapolls cham ber of com-mercc is said by grain men to represent the highest price ever paid for flax seed uuywhere. a > > assertion made in an official rciorf just, received by thn militia deparum'nl. on organization for tho care of Canadian sold'crs in the empire's *iipit.al. "There are temptations in every To fill its cells, Westchester Co., New York's model penitentiary, in offering a cut rate of $:i.7r, �. week for board to attract prisoners other counties. from a for-u 40-sbip, city." tho report goes on to say, "and ! will be utilized for war and govern-London in war time cannot pretend to i merit work, be a Utopia. Though i.Vie sale of al-! coholie drinks has been enormously Count Max L, P. de Chimong, nior German officer, Is building foot model of an* "iinsinkable" modeled on the lines of a hydroplane. He will present it to the to show he is no disloyalist. Organized labor has approved a government measure wherebv tho 120,000 prison population in the r.H. Finest Large GROC ERY Bananas FINEST LARGE LEMONS at the MAYOR EVANS, of Edmonton CANADIANS READY THE r J ,Ottawa, Mar. 8.TThe spirit with which the Canadian Corps on the western front regards the threatened offensive is reflected in a letter received today from Lieut. Col. Blondln, postmaster general. Writing from the Canadian general headquarters in France. Col. Blondln says: ^ "There is the smell of powder at the front and the opening of the offensive is expected every minute with anxiety but without fear of defeat." Col. Blondin's letter was dated February JU. He does not give any indication as to his political i^lans. FURLOUGHS FOR FARMERS Washington, Mar. 8.-Furloughs for farmers and other men needed in non-military purposes necessary to the war. were authorized in a senate bill passed today by, the house, with the approval of the -war department. GO TO INTERNMENT CAMP Si. Paul, Minn., Prof. William Triton, of Brewster, Minn., and Christiau Schmidt, church worker of Truman. Minn., were taken to Fort Sneiling today to be held until they can be taken to an internment camp for the period of the war. Both were charged with discouraging the draft and criticizing the government and are enejay aliens. Capt. J. F. Lisle, of Lloydminster, reported wounded in action is a former member of the Saskatchewan legislature. New York, Mar. S.-President Wilson's address to congress early in January in which be defined 14 conditions for world peace has acted like a leaven in the political life of Austria-Hungary and the conditions arc reverted to over and over again as a possible or concrete basis for negotiations as appears from the discussions in German newspapers of the latter part of January now received here. The president's proposals also have received considerable attention in Germany. The papers there report the favorable echo the proposals have evoked in Austria by stating that the objectionable parts of the president's address do not apply to Austria as ^itally as they do to Germany. Various member of the Austrian houiie of deputies declared in the budget committee of that body that it was a mistake to reject the Wilson proposals contemptuously. They expressed the belief that even at the present time It should be possible to reach an understanding with the western powers and referred to the contrast between the peace views ttf the politicians and of the military, . CROWN BRAND SYRUP 4 CORN The most delicious of Table Syrups. On bread, griddle cakes r 4 i biscuits. Fine for Candymaking In 2, 5, 10 and 20 pound tins and "Perfect Seal" Quart Jars Write for free Cook Book. iTMC CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL 13 London, Mar. S.-There was a remarkable display of the northern lights last night and it is believed by many that this furnished-- conditions under which the air raiders .could work more effectively than under a clear star-lit sky. Watchers on the Kent coast said that just before they heard the raiders approaching the whole northern sky became illuminated in bands of red and white light which shone on the sea with far more powerful effect than a full moon. Then as if to accentuate the brightness by contrast, the sky to the southward toward Prance and the English channel grew what seemed to be pitch dark. Another feature of the raid was the strong breeze, which most persons believe hindered the operations of (he hostile airplanes. Those .who watched from high points the spectacle of thV searchlights and gun flashes wondered how the enemy could face the wind and cold. A bomb which fell in a northern suburb destroyed two houses and damaged the windows of every bouse in the street. Doors were wrenched from tlu hinges and chimney collapsed. Not far away a dance was in progress. It was not interrupted although the roar of the guns almost drowned out the music. restricted by law, though treating la forbidden-and drunkenness has decreased almost to the vanishing point and though the efforts of what is probably the most efficient police system in the world have worked wonders in the 'repression of temptations to vice, it would be folly to suggest that the man'Who goes out looking for trouble cannot find it in London, but thanks to the splendid work of a host of social worKers of the Empire, supported by the spontaneous good will of generous hearted Englishmen and English women, all that is humanely possible is being done to counteract such dangers as may beset young men far away from home in a strahge city. The result of this mass^of effort today is that there is no overseas soldier, who, except through his own folly, heed ever find himself placed in temp-tatfon's way." ( Accommodation i.^ being constantly extended to meet the demands made upon the tted Cross, the Y. M. C. A. atid the other organizations that are looking after the welfare of the sold* iers. These organizations all work in co-operatoin with* and have the cordial support, of the home and Canadian military authorities In many cases tho houses occupied are lent rftnt free by English owners who devote much time to serving on the managing committees. This important work for the soldiers is largely under the direction of the information bureau of the Canadian Red Cross Society in London organized by Lady Drummond of Montreal and run by a host of volunteer lady helpers. While information is dispensed* on every conceivable subject of Interest to Canadiau soldiers the department exists for infinitely more than that. Every hospital that: receives Canadian Holdiers it- visited at regular intervals who report to the Information bureau a careful system of cheek-j Ing-prevents any,soldier being missed. [jlTs wants are supplied and his progress periodically reported upon to j relatives in Canada if desired. From the moment his name is in the card index he is neve lost sight of until he rejoins his unit.. Much attention is also given by the bureau to invalided officers. Hundreds of invitations to officers to spend their leave as guests at country homes, after being discharged from hospitals are received and accepted "There is/' rays tho report, "no formality or routine about these visits. The officer arrives as a guest he generally departs as a friend of the family with a cordial invitation to return." I Because the \. M. (\ A. auditorium at Camp Caster was refused for the purpose of a sergeant's dance, p.M Y.M. ClA. activities there nre under a soldier boycott. White immigration to the Cs5. during the past six months ^as been less than emigration; :j,000 more blacks, however, entered the republic than left it. in the funds of the military hospitals' commission in ibis district, W. S. Drake , has been suspended as an official of I the commission. It is probable, says the Telegram, that legal proceedings will nqjt be taken as, restitution, haa been xn'ade satisfactory to the department. HOW HE MADE DISCOVERY -L 1 Montreal, alar. S.-The idea to rend-"er unsinkable the steamer Lucia, an Austrian steamer taken by the United States came to its inventor. W. T. Donnelly, while building the dry dock at Prince Uupnrt, B. C, he told the Canadian mining institute last night. The waste space in the Lucia is filled, with buoyancy boxes. Mr. Donnelly aal8 at Prince Ruper� ho wanted to of London. Annie Hudd is the humblest member of a family of homely but picturesque types. She has a finery-loving, coarse-tougued sister, a gin-swigging mother, and a prize-fighting, coarse-grained brother, all of whom are living for the moment only and without regard to what is taking place "out there" in France. r Phyllis Keilsou-Terry has many warm admirers among the theatre goers of this city, and I lie fact that she iK to present a new play at the Majestic on Saturday. .March 16, is of fipeclaj interest. The vehicle selected for, her this season is a comedy called ^Maggie" by Edward Pyle. whose successful plays have placed him among the foremost writers for the stage. Those who know something of his latest works assert that it is, superior to anything he has done heretofore, and with Miss Neilson-Terry in the stellar role, it promises to provide exceptionally good entertainment. BLUEBIRD PHOTO-PLAYS CARM MYERS in AGREEMENT WITH MINERS COPY Gre?t Fall9, Montana, February 6, 1918. Northern Mollne Plow Co.. Minot, North Dakota: Gentlemen: - .Yours at hand in regards to information on the tractor for Mr. ,Hunt at Calgary. The party who has done the largest variety of work with their tractor is McKay Bros., at Gildford, Mont. They pulled a 11-foot double disc drill and three sections of iron harrow and drilled t>00 acres without mishap of any kind. During harvest they hooked two 8-foot binders- onto it and cut three days with the tractor, but had to give It up as the ground was so dry they could not get traction, so cut one binder off. Angus McKay told.me personally that two 8-foot binders was a snap for Betsey if there had been some moisture in the ground so It would have held together. After, harvest they hooked Betsey onto an 8-foot, tandem disc harrow and two sections of harrow and disced 400 acres, and when the boys hauled off their grain this fall the mules were not able to pull a ISO-bushel grain tank of wheat out of the field, as it was too soft, so they took Betsey and pulled the tank to the road and the mules took it to town-and Betsey went back to discing. This is one of tho best illustrations of what has been dono with the tractor out here, but there are several more who have done almost a*? well. Trusting this Is satisfactory? (Signed) W. C. PAINTER. Sydney. N.S., Mar. 8.-Ah^amlcable agreement has been reached between the workers of the Sydney Mines and tho management of the Nova Scotia Steel company, regarding the schedule of wages and the recognition of the union. This statement was made by J. C. Waiters, following an interview with General Manager Adams and a meeting which was held in Sydney Mines ^Wednesday night. AT THE EMPRESS "My Unmarried Wife," "Ho be displayed "Bluebird day" at the. Empress theatre tonight and tomorrow will demonstrate that some men. never know their wife. Cannel Myers,( will enact the role of a wife whom her hus-ballast the dock and instead of putting hand never saw and,did not know she stone in the botton he experimented was his wife, wven though she was a by placing a similar weight of wood on servant in his own house tor several the wings of tho dock, with the result months, when pressure was put on the dock i � it was driven Jower in the water, the wooden ballast reversed its function and became additional buoyancy to 'such an extent that the dock was uu-Hinkable. i CALGARY MAN IS PRESIDENT END OF WINTER FAIR Brandon, Man., Mar. 8.-With the awarding of the grand championship in the horse class tonight, the winter fair will bo brought to a-close. Expert stocktnon are predicting victory for Edward Garnet, Ben Finlayson's champion Clydesdale, for the grand championship. Winnipeg. Mar. 7.-The systems federation of the mechanical employees of all Canadian railways, who united Tuesday with the American Federation of Labor, elected the following officers : President-K. J. TalJon, Calgary. Vice-president - Frank McKenna, Cranbrook, B.r. Secretary-treasurer-*-Charles Dickie, Montreal. The latter is the salaried official of the new organization, which is now known as Division Four of the railway department of the American Federation of Labor. Mr. Dickie will move i his office to Winnipeg at once and will be the official representative of the organization with headquarters here. AT THE ORPHEUM "An Even Break" a five act Triangle Fir.?- Arts dramatic feature will be shown at the Orpheum tonight. Those �who think of motion pictures a3 the "silent dram^" should take a lesson from "An Even Break," the latest starring wehicle of Olive Thomas under the Triangle banner. ' In the elaborate cafe scenes which are a feature of the production, a \ thirty-piece orchestra was employed j by Director Hillyer all through the action. While the orchestra was primarily used to assist the dancers who figure in the cafe scenes, it had a remarkable effect upon every participant in the scene, keeping them in the jovial, reckless mood prevalent among the patrons of New* York's lobster palaces. t Agent: W. KEITH BELL LETHBRIDGE HOTEL WHO WILL BE PLEASED TO SEE ALL ENQUIRERS The Famous OFF THE LIST Winnipeg, Mar. 8.-Lieut. Col. G. 11. Bradbury, former M.P. for Selkirk, has been struck off the strength of military district number ten. Col. Brad-ieirl, Annie Hudd, and identically the AT THE MAJESTIC An intimate glimpse of the cheerful, self sacrificing spirit of the wounded British soldiers from every remote portion of the empire is tjie back ground of the win-the-war comedy, "Out There," which comes back to the Majestic Theatre, Monday, March 11th, for a return engagement with Elsa Ryan as the little Cockney AT ST A KL AND The title "Over the Hill" is derived from the herculean efforts which the young business manager of a newspaper in a small city exerts to put the paper on a paying basis; ir. other words, to "put it over the hill." In these efforts he is greatly aided by his plucky and charming little assistant, a young girl, a part played by Mlsrf Htzlette. These two strive to make the paper "clean," whilfe the editor, aided by the worthless young son of the proprietor, believes in a circulation fattened by "yellow" methods. On this base is built a story which has plenty of dramatic moments but which always adhered to the text that it pays to be "square" and that virtue brings material as well as spiritual rewards. | "Over the Hill" will be the feature at. Starland tonight and tomorrow. ^ I William Parke, the director, has been Miss Hulette's director for over a year and thus has been associated with all of her greatest successes. He understands his little star thoroughly and knows how to get her beat from her. In the' cast one finds the names of several sterling players who! have appeared in other of Mies Hui-ette's pictures and who thus have become old friends with Miss Hulette's admirers, among them J. H. Gilmour, Wm. Parke, Jr., Paul Clerget, Joyce Fair, Tula Belle and Wm. A. Sullivan. Un married Wife A brilliant Blue bird photoplay. Bluebird^ never disappoint. : : : Also Weekly and Hank Mann in "Hit Love Fight" Comedy EmpresS TQNIGHT MAJESTIC MONDAY, MARCH 11 AUTHO#/rv of MAW a E RLANGER ani> GtO C.TYLE R LAURETTE TAYLOR'S GREAT NEW YORK SUCCESS bury has been for some time on leave' of absence without., pay. Canadian Salt A MOLINE UNIVERSAL TRACTOR WAS 8HIPPED FROM CAL GARY TO LETHBRIDGE TODAY. THE CANADIAN SALT CO, LIMITED, same production and cast seen here earlier in the season. The plan of the play is simple and it avoids . the theatric in favor of the newer naturalistic school. It is divided into three parts. The first entitled "Inspiration," is laid in the slum section in the east Headaches come mostly from disorders of the stomach, liver and bowels. 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