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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I- -7- MONDAY, MARCH 11, 1IM* I'HK LiKTHHHHKift DAILY HF.HALD PAGE FFVB NL P.'S HAVE NOW There hftfi boon considerable ml&un* rierHtaiidlng regarding tho recent, or-dnr-in-couucil eliminating tho civil service entirely from tho palrnnago system, the belief commonly prevailing that them are Mtlll appointments, Hiich as postal department clerks, rural postmasters, etc, that still come under tho old system, and arc not affected by the new regulations. It hs emphatically pointed out that all positions In thfe public service come imder (he now regulations, that iH, they are deall with just a.s inside civil service positions have been dealt with in past yean\ by the civil service vom-misHlon. aytd this applies to postal clerks, rural postmasters, as well as other such appointments. No member of parliament has anything to do with any of flmsn appointments now. Toronto, 'Mar, It. - Preaching at Bond Street Congregational church yesterday, Rev. \Y. u. Millar, formerly of St. Louis, Mo- issued a call to the men "Who created the disturbance at the prohibition m*'oUng which was to have boen addi-e^ed by William .]. Hryan to send a delegate or come in a body to the chui'h and frame, an apology to the National Legislative Conferences of the rnlte�l States, acknowledging its memorial but declining its representative, Mr. Bryan. The pastor strongly favored Mr. Bryan and likened ihn section of returned soldiers who so strongly opposed'htm, to tho "boozehittf'i;." u Save Food and Win The TUESDAY'S GROGE SPECIALS t �   * 2 lb. glass Crosse and Bfackwell's Strawberry Jam. Tuesday Finest Large Green Peas, per lb. Tuesday...................... Tuxedo Baking Powder, 16 oz. size. Tuesday................. Strictly Fresh Eggs, per dozen. Tuesday.................. Christie*' Graham Wafers, 2 lb. tins. Tuesday .. . 4 + 4**4 I I 0 i 4 # * * * � � � * * *  � � S 4 * * * * * �  � *   Jubilee Matches, large size* per pk?. Tuesday ........... Finest Japan Rice, 2 lbs. Tuesday Bottles Crosse A Blackweli's White Onion*. Tuesday ................. Finest Egyptian Lentils, per lb. Tuesday B.. . ............ Tins Finest Horse Shoe Brand Sweet Corn. Tuesday * # * *   * * * * * * # * i * Deliveries Phone 313 Scene from "The Mad Lover" at the Empress tonight. c Calgary, Mar'. f�.-The Herald publishes the following sjieria) from TCd-montou: It wn the Factory A'-t. commission, prepared by Judge carpenter, of tlie Public Utilities rVunmission, and Deputy Attorney-General A. C,t Browning, who wore constituted a special board to inquire into the act, nukes a very strong l TRACTOR NEWS DOES NOT REGRET HIS CHOICE. f As I have had my Mdtlne-Universal for some time and have, had considerable experience with it under different conditions, I thought you might, like to know how it is running and what I think of it, so am 'Writing to tell you that I consider it the most practical Farm Tractor 1 have ever seen. It is running fine and t do not regret, that ' made it my choice over all others at the National Tractor Demonstration at St. Louis last August. I am conviuceil (hat. to aP| predate it most 'is to run it. !w. R. IHRIG. Withers Hill. Mo. ' Agent, W. Keith Bell Lethbridge Hotel Who will be pleased to see alt v enquirers.. IS FLOATED Copenhagen, Mai-. 10.-The Spanish ship Igotz Mendl, yhich went ashore near the Skaw Light House, late last 'month, was refloated today. and stores regarding the qualities of the act so �r ;is Saturday night closing is entailed uuon them by its terms. MINERS Work Hard Shut off horn sunshine and fresh air, the blood becomes thin and watery-rthis brings rheumatism or other sickness* The oil-food in SCOTT'S EMULSION fe Nature's building tonic to keep the blood rich, fort iff the lungs, refresh the iy and strengthen the whole system.  Ercrr Mi**r N�W* SCOTT3 EMULSION Jfr/ujw Substitute Scott ft Bowiw, uee \ tin* Ottawa, Alar. 11.-Agreement has been reached between the department of public works and telegraph operators in all will be affected by the agree-^presentation. of tlw complaints of shops j ment which- is to be Incorporated in (the rules as an appendix. Generally speaking, the agreement lays down: First, right of promotion, second, uniform classification of pay under which operators west of the Great Lakes get an average increase of nine per cent; third, provisions against discrimination. The increases in pay will total $2."v 000 a year on a pay list, amounting to $8K\000. In regard to Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, it is pointed out, the question of pay classifications was dealt with under an appropriation made last vear. DRAFTED HERE tend them, because only real nurses may do that. She lives on the thought that she may one day be promoted to be a real nurse. Jf 3*011 have not seen lhi:; remarkable characterization in "Out There" which comes back to the Majestic Theatre tonight. U. S. Consul Makes Ruling That Men From States Can Sub-, mit to Draft Laws oi .Canada, if Desired ! Owing to the fact that there are 1 r 1 AT THE EMPRESS h is .safe to nay that the "standing room only'* sign will be very nut eh in evideiire�al. the'Empress theatre tonight the attraction at. that time will be "The Mad Lover/' accredited by critics all over the country with being our of the most interesting plays ! produced in recent years;. It j.-; an ull-almorblng picture, tpll- mauy Americans of military and draft ting a human interest Htory of the first 'Jl. ALBERTA APPEALS # Ottawa, Mar. 11.-Among the judgments rendered today in the supreme court were: A Iberia appeals: Hanson vs Franx, appeal allowed with costs. Justices Id-dington and Duff dissenting. Jones and Lyttle vs Macltie, appeal allowed with coats. G. X. Insurance company, vs. Whitney, appeal dismissed with'c.osts. Ht'ltish Columbia appeals: Victoria vs Mackay. Court equally divided re-argument ordered. i I WinnipeB, Mar. 11.-Controller Puttee announced today that la�t week a total of 8,500 pounds of chicken, belonging to the William Da vies company had been sent from the cold storage plant to the city incinerator and destroyed as unfit for human food. The chickens had been in the cold storage since October, 1916. It was estimated that in numbers the total destroyed was in the neighborhood of three thousand birds. The board of control has decided upon immediate action. It instructed the secretary to commun-icate'wlth Food Controller Thorn-son at-Ottawa and demand an investigation. The investigation may extend to all cold storage plants in Winnipeg to learn if other large quantltle of poultry or other foodstuffs are being held in storage for higher prices. age in Lethbridge and vicinity Hip American consul at Calgary ha� written Washington for definite instructions on the handling of these men under the Military Service Act. His ruling submitted yesterday lo the local "medical board provides that any American who desires to submit to the draft laws of Canada, instead of returning to the United States, may be examined here in the Post Office medical board rooms and be categorized with tho O. E. F. It is understood also that such men engaged in essential occupation or farming will he exempted by the local tribunal under the same ruling as that which applies to (lie Canadian. In submitting to tho Canadian draft law the American will save himself the inconvenience of reporting back to the Cnited States. The ruling does not apply to Americans who have already registered under the American registration plan. Americans will not be examined here unless they signify their willingness to submit to the Canadian draft regulations, according to Mr. Harold Cluni, the American consul. degree, and Is produced by an excellent cast headed by such eminent players as Robert Warwick, and Elaine Hammers! ein. AT STAKLAND In l*,Magda," 1 lie new Select picture in which Clara Kimball Young Ik starring ut the head of her own company, the famous screen actress achieves the triumph of her career. Playing the title role, she depicts the struggle of a girl forced to rebellion by the menace of an undesired marriage, and (he subsequent events of the play* move up to a vivid and compelling climax. This stage classic adopted to the screen will be shown tonight and tomorrow at the St;irland theatre, and Is the first of a series of eight pictures i made by Miss Young, -to be released during the coming year. The action of the play is built about NEW ISSUE Offering oj HAT MAN 10 BE $6,900,000 Five Year 6% Refunding Gold Bonds TONIGHT AND TOMORROW jG. H. MacDonnell Comes to Lethbridge-Mr. Reid to Stay Here CITY OF MONTREAL DATED 1st DECEMBER, 1917 DUE 1st DECEMBER, 1922 Interest payable half-yearly--1st June and December. Principal and Interest payable in Gold at the City Treasurer's Office Montreal, or at the Agency of the Bank of Montreal, New York. ' Bonds issued in Coopon form in denominations of $100, and $1,000. $500 *.*7 ISSUE PRICE-PAR. - > A full half year's interest will be paid 1st June, 1918. The bonds therefore give a net yield to tho investor of about 6�%. Medicine Hat, Mar. 10.-It is understood hero that as a result of the cloning of a number of land offices in the west a rearrangement of staffs ia being made. G. H. Macdonnell who has been land agent here, is being transferred to lethbridge where he will be agent, and the present Lethbridge agent, who is junior to Mr. Macdonnell in service, wilt* bo senior assistant. Other members of the land office staff here will be transferred to other agencies, probably a couple to Lethbridge or Calgary- The changes are to take place very soon: It is now realized that there is no chance of convincing the government that the land office here should be reopened. AT THE MAJESTIC An event of real interest to ail lovers of the drama \\\\\ bo found in the coming to the Majestic theatre next Saturday, March 1G, of Miss Phyllis Nellsou-Terry -who will appear there supported by a carefully selected English company in a new play by Edward Peple entitled "Maggie." Miss Noilsou-Terry is a proven favorite with local play-goers and is the bearer of one of the proudest names in the history of the English stage. "God's men," dainty Elaa Ryan as the poor illiterate, li dropping Annie Hudd in "Out There" calls the soldiers. She has given her all Just to be near them. She wants to be a nurse but she has not passed the probationary period and is content to just scrub the floors around their beds in the hospital and if they are feverish and want a glass of water she cannot even SELECT PICTURES PRESENT I i CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG IN THE FAMOUS STAGE CLASSIC Also i TRAMP, TRAMP, TRUMP Comedy. ADMISS'ON 20c AND 10; TURKS RETIRE THE BANK OF MONTREAL, Fiscal Agent of the City of MonN real, is authorised to offer the above-named bonds for public sale on behalf of the City, at par, without accrued interest, payment to be made in full on 8th April, 1918, against delivery of the bonds at any Branch, in Canada, of the BANK OF MONTREAL, or of any bank the applicant may specify, or at the Agency of the BANK OF MONTREAL, New York or Chicago. London, Mar. 11.-There has been a further retirement by the Turks in Mesopotamia, 'it was officially announced today. SUN LIFE OF CANADA IN STRONG POSITION 1C , The issue is made to refund a like amount of Montreal Three Year 5% Notes, the original issue having been made for publi Works, in anticipation of a permanent loan. Beginning 25th February, 1918, applications for the bonds will be received by the BANK OF MONTREAL, MONTREAL, or any of its branches, from whom application forms and copies of the prospectus giving full particulars of the issue may be obtained on i request* The offering is subject to withdrawal on or before the 18th March, 1918. \ Applications should be addressed to the BANK OF MONTREAL, MONTREAL and should contain full instructions as to place of delivery and payment suitable to the applicant, and the denominations of bonds required. The issue is made with the approval of the Minister of Finance, Ottawa. t / At* will be seen from the essential features of its year's operations set forth elsewhere in this issue, Canada's largest life assurance company has just closed a highly satisfactory year. Total assurances in force on the books of the Sun Life of Canada have now crossed tho $311,000,000 mark, a.�Hurances issued and paid for in cash during the year totalling over $47,800,000. the largest amount ever issued- hv n Canadian life company. During tho year the Sun Life of Canada paid policy-holders, in death claims, matured endowments, profits, j etc., the sum of $8,840,245, bringing tho total payments to policy holders since organization to over $69,000,000. Other features which are worthy of note arc an increase of over $7,00,-000 in assets, which now stand at |90,-000,000 in round figures, and a net surplus over all liabilities, including capital, which now totals over $3/150,- 000. Altogether, such a showhifr will be gratifying to the Company's many policy holders and indicates that this conservatively managed company is in an eveu stronger position today than at. any time in its history. The Company's head 9ftice staff is now installed in the fine new Sun Life building recently erected onvDominion Square, Montreal, where the adoption of tho most up-to-date office equipment should result in still greater efficiency in the administration of its larg� business. TONIGHT AT 8.30 The Biggest Dramatic Treat ot the Season. 4 * Return and Farewell Kngago-ment of the Wiii-the-Wav Comedy; By ,1. Hartley Manners, author of "Peg CV My Heart," with PHYLLIS NEILSON-TERRY Who comes to the Majestic Saturday night, Mar. It;, * in the new comedy, "Maggie-".  RYAN As the little Cockney Patriot. UNITED TAXI SERVICE PHONE 387. ,72- "If I fErb, Will You Go? it Prices  t � * $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c the clash of wills between a Aomin* eering father and his high strung, independent daughter, "ft is a striking exposition of the stupidity of a certain class of parents and Miss Young*fit. 'her portrayal of the misunderstood and driven,daughter, makes a strong appeal to the sympathies. MPRES 10c-25c TONIGHT TOMORROW OflLY, THIS PICTURE WILL NOT BE SHOWN FOR THREE DAYS. ROBERT WARWICK in The Mad Lover In Six Acta Assisted by Etain Harnmsrateln, AIeo Norma Talmadge in Screamingly Funny Comedy, Wednesday & Thursday i- Ah 2" �� 4 inwu rovw The Rise of Susan Miss Young wilt be seen at her beit in this masterpiece. Friday and Saturday Norma Talmadge in The Devil's Needle This is the biggest week's offering seen at the Empress yet. * -I ill 11 �v � r m * uti 1 majestic ONE NIGHT ONLY Saturday March The Distinguished English} Actress PHYLLIS NEILS0N TERRY Supported by Her English "' Company (Management of George C, Tyler.) In a New Play of Love, Laughter and Happiness. MAGGIE j By Edward C. Peple Author of "The Prince Chap" and other successes. Prices (2.00, $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c MAIL ORDERS NOW 1 I r + \ U I' Seat Ope Office Friday morn W.S. H ART I BILLY" BURKE in "DAKOTA DAN" "GLORIA'S ROMANCE" THE FINI6H This is one of Hart's Best Pictures; on the same prsgramms, a howlina) L-KO Komed/. \ ;