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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1V10NDAY, MARCH 11, 1018 IMK LKTl HBHintiK DAILY HERALD PAOBPIVB Scene from "The Mad Lover" at the Empr�M-tonight TRACTORNEWS boES n6t" reqrct his choice. As 1 hiive b!\d my^ SldTlne-Universal for some tlnio ami Have, had cqnalderable experience Mith It Under dltforent cpmlltions, I thought you might Jlke^ to know how It Is running arid' what I tliink of It, ao am writing to tell you that I con-alUer It the most practical Farm Tractor I have ever sbbu. It; is running fine and i do not regret tliut I made It my choice over all others at the National Tractor Demonstration at St. Loiiis last August.. I am convinced fliat to ap| predate It moat 'is to run it. ,W. R. IHRIG, . Withers Hill, Mo. * Agent, W.Keith Bell Lethbridge Hotel Who will be pleased to ve all . enquirers.. , FLOATED Copenhagen, Afar. l6.-^The Spanfsh ship Igotz Mendl, yhtcli went ashore near the Skaw Light. House, late last 'month, was retloateU to^ay. MINERS Woric Haid SfmloH frotnMttmhing and fr�Bh air, ifity blood becomes tMtv and wattfy-^ihis brings rheamaHsm or other sickness. Theoil-food in SCOTT'S EMULSION hNitnre'a bniMins tonie t� keep tlia blood rich, forttflr the lungs, reCrcili ths hoifsnd strencthcn the whole �ysiem.,^' acorrs EMULSION JfaAiM SmMlml- M.P;S HAVE NOW NOTHING 10 DO WITH GOVT. JOBS There has hc(Ju considerable misun dcrBtanding ragardlng tho recent or-j dor-ln-councll eliminating tho tlvH service entirely from tho patronago system, tho hnllof commonly prevailing that there are still appointments, such as' postal department  clerks, rural postmasters, etc., that still conio under tho old syBlcm, and are not'affected by the now roguliitlnpB. It IH emphatically pointed out that nil positions In thb public service come tftidor the now rcgulatlona, that la, they are dealt with Juat as Insldo civil service poHltloiis have been dealt with in past yearp, by the civil so/vice vom-mission, tyid thia applies to postal clerks, rural postmasters, as well as other such appolntmcnta. No member' of parliament has anything to do With any of appolntmenta now. GOVT.-IEIEGRAPHERS GIVEN INCREASES Ottawa, .Mar. 11.-Agreement lias been reached between tho department of public works and telegraph operators in all will bo the agrees ment which' is to be incorporated In the rules a.s an appendix. Generally 'speaking, tlie agreement lays down: First, right of promotion, second, uni-foriii classification of pay under which operators west of the Great takes got an average increase of nine per cent; third, provisions against discrimination. The Increases In pay will total $25,-000 a year ou a pay list amounting to , |31'-',000. Tn regard to Quebec and the ' Maritime Provinces, it is pointed out, the question of pay classifications was dbalt with under an appropriation made last year. Toronti), H. - Preaching at Bond Street Congregational church yesterday, Rev. W. U. Millar, formerly of St. Louis, Morr l.ssund a call to tho men wlio cretttod the dlaturbance at tho prohibition meeting which was to been taarunni'A by William .1. Bryan to send a dclegato or oomo in a body to tho chtirch and frame an apology to tho National Legislative Conference ot the L'ultcd States, acknow-Icdgltig lUs'memorial but declining Its representiitive, Mr. Bryan, Tho pastor strongly f.avorod Mr. Bryan and llkwed tho section of'returned soldiers who so strongly opposed'hltji, to tho "booifehltiors." MESMAYGET "Save Food and Win The War" miEFF ALBERTA APPEALS Ottawa, Mar. 11.-Among the judgments reudered today in the supremo court were: Alberta appeals: Hanson vs Fl'anx, appeal allowed with costs, Justices Id.-dlngtou and Duft dissenting. Jones and Lyttle vs Macklo, appeal allowed with costs. G. N. Insurance company, vs. Whitney, appeal dismissed with'costs. British Columbia appeals: Victoria I vs Mackay. Court equally divided re-argument ordered. Calgarj;, Alai'. n.~Th� .Hera\d publishes the following special from Edmonton: It was learned today from an authoritative Kource that the report on the Factory Act coinmission, prepared by Judge tlHrpenter, ot the Public Utilities ConiMilaslon, and Deputy Attorncy-Generui A. G,,Browning, wlio were constituted u Hi)eclal board to Inquire into tho act. makes a very strong liresentation of tlie complaints of shop^ and stores regarding tho qualities ot the act BO Mir -give a net yield to th� ^ anvestbr of about THE BANK OF MONTREAL, tkcsi Afaot of the City of Mont, real, ia authoriiad to offer the above-named bbada for public ado on behalf of the Cityr at par, without accrued interaat, payment to be made in full on 8th Aprfl, 1918, acaimt delivery of the Wds at any Branch, m 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 Chieago. , The issue is made .to refund a IBce amount of Montreal Three-Year S% Notes, the original issue having been made for public irorics, in anticipation of a pehniinent loan. Beginning 28th February, il918,>pplication� for, t^e bonds will be received by the BANK OF MONt^EAL, MONTREAL, or any of its> b^ranches, from whom application forms i�nd copies of the prospectus givfaig,fun piirttculars of the issue may be obtained on [request. The offering is >iibject to withdrawal on or befora the 18th 'Jllarch�:1916. ,. v.V^-,.V--' Applications should be addraased to the BANK OF MONTREAL/MONTREAL and. should contain full instruetiena as to pkce of delivery and payment suHabla to the aiipttcant, and the denominationa of bonda required. The issue is raaiia with the appiroval of the MiniaterliP Finance, Ottawa. WILL INVESTIGATE Winnipeg, Mar. 11.-Controller Puttee announced today that last week a total of 8,500 pounds of jChieKen, belonging to the William Daviea cenripany had been sent from the cold storaae plant to. tho city incinerator and deetroyed as -unfit for human food. The chickens had been in the cold etorage since October, 19lfl. It was estimated that in numbers the total destroyed was in the neighborhood of three thousand airds. ^ , The board of control hae decided upon immediate' action. It In-structfd the secretary tp commun-icate'with Food Controller Thomson at-'Ottavya 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. TUESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS 2 lb. glass Crosse and Blaekweil's Strawberry CC^ Jam. Tuesday........................... UuC Fineav Large Qreen Peas, per lb. Tuesday .......................... Tuxeddi Baking Powder, 16 oz. size. Tuesday........................... Strictly Presh Eggs, per dozen. Tuesday ..^..................,..... Christies' Qraham Wafers, 2 lb. tins. Tuesday ..........'................. 15c 20c 60c 60c Jubilee Matches, large size, per pk?. 9Co Tuesday ...............................XitfC Finest Japan Rice, 2 lbs. 9Co Tueaday .............................. 4uC Bottles Crosse & Blaekweil's White Onlsni. Tuesday ................... Finest Egyptian Lentils, per lb. 9Ao Tuesday ........... ............. fcWC Tins Finest Horse Shoe Brand Sweet Corn, Tuesday .............,............ 50c 20c 25c Dsliverics Every Hour DRAFTED HERE U. S. Consul Makes Ruling That Men From States Can Submit to Draft Laws of .Canada, if Desired tend them, because only real nurses may do that. She lives on the thought that she may one day bo promoted to be a real nurse. It you have not seen this remarkable characterlnaUon In "Out There" which comes back to the Majestic Theatre tonight. Ov.'ing to the fact that there are many Americana of military and draft age In Lethbridge and vicinity the American consul at Calgary hen written Washington for definite instructions on the handling of these men under the Military Service Act. . His ruling submitted yesterday to th,e local luedlcal board provides that any American who desires, to submit to the draft laws of Canada, instead of returning to the United States, may be examhied here in tlie Post Office mecllcal board rooms and, be categorized with the C. E. F. It Is nnder-stood also that such men engaged in essential occupation or farming will be exempted by the local tribunal under the same ruling as that which applies to tho Canadian. In submitting to tho Can.idlan draft law thd American will save' himself the Inconvenience of reporting back to the United States. The ruling doe.s not apply to Americans wha have already registered under the American registration plaii. Americans will not be examined here unless they signify their willing ness to submit to the Canadian draft regulation.?, according to Mr. Harold Glum, ihe American consul. AT THE SMFRESB - II 1h �afe to say that the "standing room only" sign will be very much in evldence�at tho 'Kmpress theatre tonight as the attraction at that time will be "The Mad Lover,"' accredited by critics all over the counti'y with being one of tlie most interesting plays produced In Recent years. U is au ull-absorblag picture, telling a human InteroBt story of the first degree, and Is produced by an excellent cast iieaded by such eminent players as Robert Warwick, and Elaine Haramersteln. TOBE LAND AGENT HERE G. H. MacDonnell Comes to LetlibridKe-^Mr. Reid to Stay Here Medicine Hat, Mar. 10.-It Is under stood hero that as a i-esult of the closing of a number ot land offices In the west a rearrangement of staffs is be-Inr made. G. H. Macdonnell who has been-land agpDt Here, Is being transferred to Ijetbbridge where he will be agent, and the present Lethbridge agent,. Who IB iitnior to Mr. Macdonnell In service, wll^ bo senior assistant. Oilier members oiF the land office staff here will be transferred to other agencies, probably 4 couple 'to Lethbridge or Calgary. The changes are to take place very soon. It Is now realii:ed that there Is no cllance of convincing tlie government that the land oCfluo here should be reopened. TURKS RETIRE^ London, Mar. 11.-There lias been a further retirement by the Turks In Mesopotamia, 'It was officially announced today.  � ... SUN LIFE OP CANADA IN STRONG POSITION What the Press Agents Say \ AT THE MAJESTIC An event of real interest to all lov ers of the drama vii\\ bo found in the coming (to the Majestic theatre next Saturday, - March IC, of Miss Phyllis Nellaou-Terry who iwlll appear there supported by a carefully seletted English company in a new play by Ed' ward Peple entitled "Maggie." Silsa Neilson-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. Qod's men," dainty Elsa Uyan as the poor illiterate, h dropping Annie Hiid4 In "Out There" calls the soldiers. She has.given her all Just to be near them. She wants to be a nurse but she hits 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 AT STARLAND In "iMaeda,".the new Select picture In which Clafft Kimball Young I starriug at the head ot her own company, the famous screen, actress ach' teves the triumph of her career. Playing the title role, she deiiicts the struggle of a girl forced to rebellion by the menace ot an undeslred marriage, and the subsequent events of the pla/j move up to a vivid and compelling climax. This stage classic adoptfed to the screen will be shown tonight and tomorrow at the Starland theatre, and la tho first of a aeries of eight pictures made by Miss Youug, .to be released during the coming year. The action ot the play is built about the clash of wills between a domineering father and bis high strung. Independent daughter. It Is a strlklnif exposition of the stupidity ot a certain class ot parents and Miss Young-Ju lier portrayal of the misuuderotood and driven, daughter, makes ai strong appeal to the sympathies. BHUI TONIGHT AND TOMORROW. EMPRESC 10c-2Sc TONIGHT TOMORROW ONLY, THIS PICTURE WILL NOT BE SHOWN FOR THREE DAYS. ROBERT WARWICK in The Mad Lover In six Acts Aaiiited by ElainHaVinMrsteln. Also Norma Talmadge in a Screamingly Funny Comedy. Wednesday & Thursday SELECT PICTURES PRESENT CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG IN THE FAMOUS STAGE CLASSIC AlSft 'TlUliP, TBMP, T8IIMP' Comedy. ADMISSION 20c AND IO3 TheRise. of Susan MiM Young will be eeen, at her beet In thi* masterpiece. Friday and Satarday Norma Talmadfe in The Devil's. Needle Thia la the blggoat �M�ICa offari ing aeen at the CmiiMaa yet. '. As Will be aeen from the essential features oC Its year's operations set forth elsewhere ,ln this Issue, Canada's largest llfo assurance company has Just closed a highly satisfactory year; Total, assurances In force ou tho books of tlje Sun - Lite ot Canada have now or.QSsed the , $311,000,000 mark, assurances Issued and paid for In cash during the year totaning over $4'?,800,000, the largest amount ever ianued-'hy a Canadian life company. DuVlng tho year thp Sun Llfo ot Canada pnljl iiollcy-holders, in death ijlalms, matured eudowmisnta, profits etc., I tho sum pf $8,840,346, bringing tho total payments to policy holders since organization to over $69,000,000, Othel-. features V^hlch are ;worthy of note are an locrej(80, of^over $7,000,-000 in assets, which liow stand at $90,-000,000 in round figures, and a net surplus over all liabilities, Including capital, which now totals over $9,550,- 000... V :. . . ^ Altogether, sucli a showing will bo, gratifying to the Company's many polioy hoUlo^B and Indicates that this conservatively nuQ&sed company Is In an.even stronger ponitlon- today any time In ita.history.' The Company's hes'd ^ftlce staff is j now Installed In ihe tine now Sun Life building recently erected, bn^Doralnion Sauare, Montreal, where the adoption of the most uiHo-dater office equip mout should \;esn|t in istlll greater c( ficteucy in'^lhe adminltiiratlon of Its majestic ONE NIQHT ONLY Saturday 1 �i March 1KJL The Distinouishatf .Engllah 'Actreta PHYLLIS NEILSON-TERRY Supported by Her KngllaliV' ' , � Company  (Management ot Oeorge C;r J \ Tyler.) , V ^ In � New Play of Love, Lau�htor� and Happineas. -----' > -umm' �y Edward C. Popla, , Author of "Tho Prineo Cfiap" and' other aHcoaasaa. Prioaa �2.00, %iM, tLOO. 7��, Mp ^ MAIL ORDERS NOWv, jf, '> ..... " ' " ^^^]'^. taat Sals Opena at B'o!i: Qffjot 'Friday mornino, Marah IS.' W.S.HART BILLY BUR] "GLORIA'S ROII9ANCI;!: PINISH m THE in "DAKOTA DA^I" This i� one of Hart's Baat P'lamraa; on,the aam* pragniNifmer*^ .................. ruK 845070 ;