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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THK LEI HBR1DOE OAILY IIKIULP PAGE FfVR OFITSSICCESS Lord Shatighnessy Reviews tory of Meeting May the shareholders Of tho Lord chairman of the hoard of reviewed the com panys financial position since Its for For It iH recorded by his that in 189 the company had seven thousand miles of KB gross earnings wore and net earnings The debt was and debenture stock cap ital Annual fixed char ges were In lf16 th sys tem Comprised miles with writingsor in crease of only over those In in the annual Interest The explanation of the companys extraordinary success was to be lound in the companys policy of keep ing down the annual fixed while extendingIts rails Into ductive territory as opportunity offer nlso in the economics attending the long haul of traffic over one huge sys eliminating heavy tolls foi switching and other kindred services between connecting The companysland grant was treat ed at considerable length by the chair Of the original land fourteen million acres have been sold to date yielding approximately o an Average of an acre from must be deducted the expenditures during thirty yearn for immigration and together with Irri gation making the net returns lews than per On the four teen million acres thus far sold taxes to the amount of have been paidintotho public Ten Per Cent Clauoe Inregard to the much discussed ten per cent the speaker stated that the sUfggstHW mftdo In some that the Writ and In tent of thin elmisfl was m limit tfio companys dlVUWfltf Is entirely out halhmofty with the language of thq Ocean and cAttstal steamship bran ches havo a in The capital of W to which cottirailtd with the act ual of the cemJrtWirf exclusive of bt railway construction by and handed over to the It is also of provided from surftlus land expended on the propeMJ and writton off without being so based upon the tranjportat on system an ottthMr of or about The conservative financial policy of he directors cannot be tetter Illus rated than by the fact that the net earnings per mile required to meet annual interest on and would suffice to the annual in erest dividends the pre ference stock and per div idend on common stock the Extraneous Investments were ap pralsfed at stantially below the market the chairman Many of these and re sources hadlittle or no value when they possession of the corn but were developed and safe guarded until they Became Shortest Meeting meeting of the shareholders lasted eighteen the shortest on directors were At a subsequent meeting of the Lord Shaughnessy was reelected president ahdSIr Bury and Beatlle were reelect ed vlceprealdentsV The executive committee was also returned to GENERAL SIR HENRY who is In command of HIP First British nSW meeting tho German attacks in the OPPOSESrtEOF BLOOD RESERVE May opposi tion to the proposed sale or lease of a portion of the Blood Indian Reserve In Southern Alberta de veloped thli morning at the meet ing of the Presbyterian Womens Missionary Society and It was de cided to draft a resolution to be sent to the Dominion government asking that unless It were un avoidable the land be left In the hands of the president of the Alberta synod addressed the women on this subjectand declar ed the thin end of the wedge for the Mormon church in that part of the south country for it WBG quite well known that it was the leaders of this sect who were be hind the lum The Unwelcome At the Empress l The lighthouse keeper finds a why adrift In n Ho brings her ip us Ills own Tho playing on tho nooU a rough sailor who Is fleeing rom a chnrgp of She goes hrongh a ring ceremony with him which ho culls Thn cere noiiy In linking one of her inger rings with and throwing the two Into the A wealthy wldowrr meets the and marries She learns that Ms chiklreu the memory of their own mother so deeply they will have nothing I do with She decides to return to the When she she meets the She tlls tho whole story of her early life to her The children overhear tho and give her their Klio stays will her On Thursday and Friday The Girl for Regular price 50c per dozen Kirkby Third Avenue Phone 1627 May several oc caiilonsV the minister of labor did dir ectly require of me that t should yot publish this thing or that and the answer I made him was that 1 proposed to go right on publishing tilings that I In I gave him my terms l formal than Tn these words did late cost of living commissioner for the Dominion of indicate hith erto unrevealed difficulties between bin and The place and circumstance of such revelations were made last night when OConnor addressed the Tor onto ATTENTION Alt Blacksmiths Shops OF THIS CITY Will Close ON SATURDAY AT AFTER MAY vas to get the persons best qualified o fill the Theb udget debate was resumed by Hume Cronyn of Sir Alexander Gait 1 TAG DAY May questions were called in the house today tho res ignation of was again In reply to Tobln the rlne minister said he had taken cog of tho correspondence tabled y the minister of labor concerning 10 Sir Robert addei1 lat he had been informed by min ster of labor that another letter was eeeived from OConnor subse uent to the bringing down of the re urns There was no objection to wringing this letter In response to a series of question Crothers siatc hat early in whe he order in council was passedauth rizing inquiries and re specting food and Miss WcKenna Hambleton was plae1 ed in charge the work and proceed ed to prepare questionnaires and for ward to merchants and manu facturers interested throughout the In the latter of Decem a barrister with some experience as an account was appointed chiefly as an ex aminer to execute some of the isions of the order in Edwards Was OConnor in absolute control of the staff In that branch I I After giving further information as to OConnors position in tie de partment of Crothors was asked who gathered the information upon which OConnors reports were Crothers Miss Bessie Mej who also prepared most of the reports of the work done under that Crothers added that McFall had been appointed to succeed OConnor in the labor Rodolphe Lemieux repeated his question of a few days ago regard to an article which appeared in the Montreal Gazette criticizing the forestry battalion and the medical se5 jVices in He wished to know whether the minister of militia had any further Information to give the house as to conditions in those General Mewburn stated that let tar had been received from the officer commanding the forestry battalions to effect that conditions among the troops iinder his cdmmand were ex eedingly William Kay Missisquoi asked whether medical boards will be shed immediately in the country dls rlcts so that young men ugbd 20 and I 2 could be examined without General replied that all men required report were being ad ised as to where they could be pied cally examined The men weretold to report and medical boards iad been established at these places o that their case might be dealt On the order of tho day Burn mm asked if it was not the policy of he government to consult a constit uency before appointments were made in that Sir Robert said he hardly knew what was meant by consulting a constit The policy of the government was to got tho best information poss Sir Sam Hughes they do not consult the Sir Robert qdded that the intention April Trot the Boleheviki minister of war and speaking at a meeting of the central executive last urged the issuance of a decree for compulsory military ser Fearing Russia must have an he We do not know the hour when we will be openly challenged by the Imperialistic enemy threatening us in the The central executive adopted a resolution to this May Wilhjamur the Arctic a relief party left fort April to go to Herschel to reached Fort Yukon ac cording to word received here to having met the party at Ram part House and returned Stefansson is said to be still weak from long though no In immediate He expects to return to ths United States in it is I II MACHINISTS ON May employed In the engineering and ship building numbering went out on strike this morning when the 1 employers failed to comply with the demands submitted for an increase j in h AT STARLAND The Ktnrnal with a forms basis fin 1anllne Fredericks new Parumoun picture which has been taken froir Tire Hungry of Davit Graham Ihillips best known novels Besides the bus band anil the other there i the jealous old and the brides Kour prinri pal characters and a few small part make up Uie unusually small cast for a picture thai contains one of the most vividly strong plots ever screen The Hungry which was one of the six best sellers the yenr it was pubjished by bids fair to be an extremely popular pho In it Miss Frederick wears many of her most elaborate as she Is supposed to be a young bride recently returned from honeymooning with a marvelous The Hungry Heart will bo the feature at Starland tonight and splendid will be shown and little Doveen White will Hobsons In test sue A Ultlo Bit which Is to he presetileil at lie Mft jostle Tuesday and May 7 and by Augustus Is y nil odds the clovirest play this gifted actress haa ever It humor and interes ire sustained from tho first inomeni o tho Bach one of tho foul acts Is as entertaining ns the While the comedy of pluy is de ightfnl Iherja Is also n vein of linent running through the action One laughs persons in the play and what they and the same time s a trifle sorry for the who is so amufilng in her lin nnd humor are ingcn oiisly The possesses extraordinary dell nous in character and will this gift she combines a cheorfiH fac ulty for She creates amusing persons and she employe them well in the relation of an enter mining story In A Little Bit Old In this comedy of laughter Mis Rnhson will be supported by an excel lent company of Including Howard Jesma Peggy Edith Con rad ami Lillian SHOOTS 114 MK May mami moth capable of shooting 111 j much further than the 76mile gun with which Qenmuiy has been bombarding lias been made at j the Eddystone plant of the Baldwin i Locomotive Company as West Phila and hasalready been shipped j j David Hornbrook of this city has seen the bin gun and lias sat in tne breech of Xo idea of the size could be iilthoush it was ship1 ped on two flat it shoot a 14inch shell 114 miles and can be used on land or on a j It is without dnubt the greatest gun ever it is understood that nine more of these enormous wea pons will be CROWN PRINCE FIRED THE BIG GUN UNIFORM TEXT of deputies and sup erintendents of that depart ment in the four western pro vinces arc meeting in Cal gary today to discuss subjects of uniform training for uniform text hooks and uniform certificate regu AT THE MAJESTIC The Mnxmell Amusement who will offer Max the well known comedian at the Mejestic on Monday May in James Montgom erys stage version of Frederick Ish anVs latest Nothing But the claims are laughs during the two and onehalf noun that it takes to play the am after one has witnessed the many Iron hies and tribulations that Fig as the oung stock broker whr bets he can tell the truth for four the auditor thorougl ly agrees with the AND TOMORROW ARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT Pauline Frederick IN The Hungry Heart FROM THE FAMOUS NOVEL BV DAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS Also V LONESOME LUKE What the Press Agents Say In Support of the Patriotic Work of the Chapter Saturday MAY 4th The need is more Prices of mtteriaU are Ths Ladies of the Chapter count on your help and must have it to enable them to carry on their THANK YOU May German crown prince himself has fired several shots with a gun with which Paris is being a Cologne dispatch He is greatly interested in the work ins of the according to the dis patch and has visited the spot freq TAKING HORSES May only have the famous scarlet of the plains passed away as tho premier western police their places hav ing taken province by the provincial polfce but even their mounts havo been superceded in the speed ase Filve automobiles have been purchased and in future every provincial police division will be equipped with a powerful car in place of the i AT THE ORFfcEUM An Americans sacrifice of life and all it holds dear to him to save his countrymen and learn the secrets of the German spy from the theme of the William Fox The with Dunlin Farnum in the leading Dustln one of the few popular male artistsof the plays the role of Mark QiminU a man of wealth and social posi tion who undertakes the hard task of gaining the list of teutonic spiesin the In Berlin he finds it necessary to enrol himself amongst those spies before he can learn where the book containing the names is This is at the Orpheum instead of the Empress AT THE EMPRESS These are the big moments in Wil FflENCH SUB SUNK French submarine Prairial has been sunloas a result of a collision with a merchant it was announced Part of the crew of the submarine was j MAJESTIC TWO NIGHTSSTAaTING I May 7 Augustus Presents Americas Foremost Comedienne MAY ROBSON A LITTLE BIT OLD FASHIONED A MELODRAMATIC FARCE By ANNA NICHOLS A Blend of Best uptotheminute play of the overflowing with humor and keen Filled with rapid PRICES SOc Seats on Sale All Day Saturday at Box MAIL ORDERS NOW This NOT a Motion LUKES WILD WOMEN A Two Reel Riot of Fun ADULTS 1 TAX CHILDREN JAX MAJESTIC IT JL ONE NIGHT ONLY May 6 MELVILLE Presents LOLITA BERTSOH NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH By James Montgomery from the novel of Frederick WITH THE ORIGINAL NEW YORK CAST AND THIS IS NOT A MOTION Prices Seats on Sale All Day Saturday at Box MAIL ORDERS A Sunday Concert WILL BE GIVEN BY MISS OHARA UNDER THE On MAY 5th AT THE EMPRESS THEATRE DOORS NOT OPEN TILL ADMISSION FREE A SILVER COLLECTION WILL ED AT DOOR BY MEMBER OF THE WIFE AND DAUGHTER OF THE FIRST 8iA aud Alico Lolita with Max Fleman in Nothing But the to the Majestl Monday May TONIGHT 10c and 20c The Spy This is Positively a Swell tion and should not be Change ALWAYS A GOOD THE GIRL THE BEST YeT BEAUVIFUL ;