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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THUnsnAY>MARCH 21. 1918 TUP: LETf-IHHUKip; DAILY HKRALD PAGE FIVE Sir Thos. White Too 111 To Attend Session at Present Sir Kohm was not then in OUnwn, "Ahuvh IM.-SIr Kohert. Borden in a HtuLiunnnt to I be. houso t IiIh ni'tornuou tIn- romlil ion of Sir TJiomxM White's lieallJi would ntM/mmi-tai.o his absence from the house during (he session. He Intimated that Hie minlater would not, u;>Joel to be-liiK relieved of his dutloH hut that lie had boon requested to contl/iue as minister. Sir Jtohert, promised a further Htafomniit. later on. The premier nlao road the following cablegram from Sir l*3dwurd Kemp In reference to offiunrH and mon employ-(id at ihc London, Kntflaud, headquarters ot! the. .Canadian Expeditionary Force: "Of seventy six officers and 209 other ranks employed at Argyle House fifi officers and I2S other ranks have seen service in the Hold, the great majority of wfiom wore evacuated ow-liiK to the wounds. Sixty-four of the other rankM without, overseas service am at present unfit for general service. On becoming fit they immediately will he replaced* by returned casualties. May I direct attention to the fact 'hat the officers in charge of this responsible worlt at Arfiyle House are men of high reputation. They arc Canadian citizens whoso names for the most. part, are household words in Canada; generally they have abandoned occupations at groat sacrifice' to perform a service for their country. Heads of branches have seen seryico at the front and they are continually j ders. Those tenders would be based London."' Rordeu replied that he in a position to answer. Burnham's Proposal J. M. Tluruham/H proposed resolution to the effect that parliament should provide the postmaster general with power to revise rural mail contracts not yet fully executed, because ot conditions hearing unfairly on the carriers owing to a sudden rise in prices, caused some comment by members on both sides of the house. Mr. lturnham explained that the postmaster general has at nreuent no power to revise a rural mail carrier's contract, in any way. Somn of these contracts, made before prices had risen to their present height, had yet a period to run. At the time they were made tho figure agreed �ipon wm sufficient to cover expenses hut the advance In price of horses had rendered it too small. He himself knew of cases where rural mail carriers were losing money on f.iie work they were doing in carrying his Majesty's mail. Me thought'that, the postmaster general should be authorized in oases such as this to afford rcliof. Hon. C. J. poherty, acting* postmaster general disagreed with Mr. Burn-ham as to tho best remedy for conditions such as hu described. His remedy would bo to cancel existing contracts whun they bore too heavily on the carriors and call for new* ten- ^5a^-\^ j-Li + : o * o :* c * > 4 4 4 + FRENCH AND GERMANS TO EXCHANGE Some women * hold to the idea lhat bread-making is a long and difficult operation, but this is a mistake, for with Royal Yeast Cakes, light, sweet bread can be made in a v Purls, Mar� ii ::i.--a definite Agreement hn.~: been readied between the Kr.-ncb and German governments. WiMjir immediate offer?. regarding Hir, exchange of pnsuners past tin-age of 48. ah privates and non-coiumJHHi/jnrd officers af-fected will I,.- repatriated and officers v/Ili |J(. interned in SvriizcrUi nd. if .> A O : : > ; of the .most successful productions ever offered there have been exceeded, week for week, and mont h for mo-nb. sin-"' ilie play's advent. Daniel Prohnnui i:-� sponsor for the !:pc( uil (.'anadian company organized for the preHontaMnn of "Seven Dnyv* Leave" on this side. ft I What the Press Agents Say AT THE ORPHEUM "Her Father's Keeper." with Irene Hamley and Frank Currier is the feature at the Oruheum tonight. There is also a big Triangle comedy. AT THE EMPRESS "Bought and Paid For,"-a great picture (janed on the vindication of the rights of a wife, will he .-diown again tonight and on Saturday at the limpness. This picture feature:; Alice Hnidy, and shows the struggles of a wife to overconi'.' the weakness of her husband. AT STARLAND "The Painted Doll." the firM of the Hnssian Art Films to he shown in the city, with Ivan Mo/.ukin. Russia's fore-} moat dramatic actor in the leading role., supported by Tanya Fefner. a. beautiful and aceomplbhed young Hus-'?inu actrefcs, and Naralia l^esienko, ihe great 'vampire' actress, will be the feature at Starland tonight. This picture is well worth seeing. The \l negotiations are on toot liotwcm Oermany and the entente in which Germany is dis-plfiyiiiE' a strong inclination tJor poiu-f?, thfi Catholic new3-papnr Ni^uwabladvan Hetzeu* den siiys it has learned, tho Central News correspondent at Amsterdam reports. WATJER C. JORDAN & ROBERT CAMPBEli PRESENT v BIG LONDON ^NEWYORK SUCCESS The Rcnusrtc Miutrry Comedy Bob lohg  -i 4 !* -A-J'-,-^� In George Broadhurst's Famous A Success BOUGHT AND FOR SEVEN REELS "Vou arc mp wife, 1 bought nnd paid for'you." "SUDS OF LOVE," a brand new 2-reel Fox Comedy. -.1-* SPECIAL ATTRACTION (FOR CHARITY) His Excellency The Governor A DELIGHTFUL COMEDY* IN THREE ACTS WILL PRESENTED BY RICHARD HINCKS AND PARTY Popular Prices................75c, 50c, 25c Seats may be reserved at Theatre Box Office in exchange for tickets which are now on sale by members of tho Company. Box Office open for this purpose Saturday, March 30th. _________. ________ _ . *. i I TONIGHT IRENE HANLEY AND FRANK BARRIER HER FA THER 'S KEEPER How butterfly daughter of a powerful financier makes-good In the busirttM world. Also a Big Triangle Comedy and Weekly. ;