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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TIIUHSDAV, MAY 2. lf)l� fllE LETIIBRID^E DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE EARS PROTESTS ON ARYSERVIGEA IT J OUiiwii, Muy 2.- iVli'. J^HvigRiiKi', ask-5il In t,h� Ii()\iiio tl)l:t ufUTnooii if It \vus tilt) intontion ot tho govrniiiuvt. Ill tnlto nny Ktcpis lo pul. a stop to (liu ,llvtir�ltm of llu) (jiiniidlan grain trailo anil to givo Uio trailH lo Cauttdlan Hea-portK. Slrjlobnrt llordoii rnplled th'itowiiiK to llin war lo finish their work and they W(mld bo allowed to return to t!io farm after registering for about two weeks. Exemption Onfy Son Sir amn HuKhes asked the minister ot mlUUa whether any steps had been (nken to provide for thri exorautlon of tho only son ot.a widow or'tlio aolb support of a family whether a farmer or not. Sir Robert Hordon replied that this matter had inon dealt with In tlie statement niado to the hous(! by General Mowburn last Tuesday. No further Intormatlon was availulile. 1'. MIChaud said that in New Uruns-wiok tho Heeding .reason did not end nnlil the middle of Juno theretonyj two weeks was not ionpr enouRh to release tho youBg farmers. General Mewhurn roplied that every effort would bo made to meet tho needs of tho various provinces. Tobacco Tax .\. AIcCoIk asked thu/ governmonf whether tho now, five por cent, tax on lionio Krown toliacco would apply to all grades. His roason tor asking tlie (luestloii was that In certain sections of tho country tohaco tiiid suffered through frost and would have to be solil at a much lower figure than would otherjvise prevail. AVould the fanners who suffored through the failure ot tho tobacco be further Indentured by having ,lo pay a tax. Hon. Mr. McLAan said thai I he regulations/In connectlpn with the new lax would provide that In cases when; tobacco WBH damaged tho tax wouli^ be remitted. Jti reply to Moil. Charles Aliirphy. the minister of justice said that the Canadian Copper Company had made application to the government for disallowance of the Ontttrl(y. Staluic which amended, the Ontario Milling Act In relation to ' the taxation ot nickle or nickle �..cbpRer. mines. The ;;ovornment. Mr. Doherty said, had de-tnrmlnod not to air the power ot d'E-allowance. Prohibition. Mr. Cannon had a niilnher of (lues-tlons to ask In regard to any negotiations which proceeded the adoption ot prohlbilibn hy the government. Sir Robert said. ^ "Tho action taken by the government was not the result of any conference agreement or pact with any jiurty or parties relating to the olei> lion or any matters connected therewith, hut was taken hy tho government solely from tlie standpoint of the public Interest." Reiilylng to Mr. Proulx. Hon. Mr. Doherty said that the Military Service Act had entailed expeiidilures up to date of |1.80;i,r>.SI. The registration of class one men undei; the act was .�WT.lJTl. Ot those :;'J,7iJ0 luid been actually placed on trervice. Sir Robert Borden replying to Mr. Ca.sgrain said a subcommittee (jf tho cabinet had been appointed to deal wltli the regulations ot the commissioner conducting tho newsprint In-quir>. Hon. Mr. Howell, Sii- Robert said^ in reply lo a further (luestion, was a director nt tho T(jronto Globe about five years ago, but resigned his position as director at l.lie time ho undertook the Icaderfihlp of the Liberal party the provincial legislature and bad not been a director since. Mr. Rowell had no personal or financial intarost In either the Toronto Globe or ilhe Toronto Star. Mr. Casgrain: "Did the lion. Mr. Rowan iirohihlt. tho coijimissioner from investigating the affairs of any newspaper or nowspapoVa in Canada'.'' Sir Robert Borden: "Mr. Rowell took no such steps except insofar as he may have communlcatBd to the commissioner the opinion of the coun- 0(1 in regard to the scnjie of the .Invoa-tlgatioii and this he did as president of llie (�Diincll." lion, H. l-cmleux road ,i tolcgrnm from Quebec lUalhur tliat applications tor enlistments, in the Uo.val Klying (;or|is were poiiriug in :ii (iuobec. This an.'OuiicenKinI wan received with clicors on hotli ."lidr-h o( the h.jusu. Reinstate CJr. Bruce. Sir Sam Hughes asked It in view of the scandalous sitiiallon." existing In the medical sci'vici; In i'.ngland, It was till! intciitliiii of Oh; government lo reinstate Hr. P.ruce. Sir. Robert Bonltm in reply stated tliHl he bad no knowleugi! of such a sltu'.vtion o.xlHting and so tar as be was aliU^ lo siiy tho ,4ervlc!.�10 .�1,507,54 .�},,3S0.7li S73.2'2 10,878.72 11,557.01) ' B83.2S !l,li78.S3 10,480.94 812.11 1,526.78 1,679.20 152.42 1,322.13 i,438.�5 110.52 la directly due to extra cost ot M. FREEMAN, Aonimlaaionor of Public Utilities. Sir Alexander Gait Chapter, I. 0. D. E. TAG DAY In Support of the Patriotic Work of the Chapter ^ Saturday Next. MAY 4th The need is n*ore pressing. Prices of materials are advancing. The Ladies of the Chapter count on yo^lr help sind n(ust have it to enable them to carry on their worH. THANK YOU ^ Naval Service Dept. Advirlising For Fancy Receptacles to Drink Booze From '-RpNTO.OKT'fRf^^ wmmm Mae aoon Conada's fnvorit* y�iut for over r quarter -cT m oantiiry.' Broad iMkk'od with Royal Yca.1t will {�o�p frB�h and moUt lonifor than that rna-Jo with any othor. ao that a -fUll weak's supply can ontUy bo mado at ono baMng, and tho last loef tvltl t>o Ju3{ nit Kood as tho first MADE irt canada E.WGILLETT CCMPANV LIMITED Toronto, May 2.-The Globe has run across a "Circular to the Trade," Issued by the Department of the Canadian Naval Service, inviting tenders for 5,800 "fancy receptacles for alcoholic bever-aocs," including claret, liquor and wine glasses, decanters, etc., and that paper says editorially today: 'Is the country to understand that the Governments' anti-liquor policy, like Sir Jos. Porter, sticks to land, and never goes to sea? In these days of drastic prohlbl-tli'n, and rigid economy v;hen waste is a pronounced crime and people are implored to cut dov/n superfluities, what excuso is thera for extravagance indicated by the naval service department's circular, to say nothing of the use to which all this costly glassware Is put?" Western Minister,? of Edncation Discuss Matters in Calgary Conference mmm. im mm pii List of Those Placed in Category "A" by Medical Board I .lack iliill, FiiiriMicf! Viilor, .M^iynic iKniKo. ('liarlo.s 0|;lc and KayniomI lliiittmi. Till! l!iili;r who has made scv-ji'ml noliiljlc liitH, once with Jlary I'likfonl 111 "The LHllo American" and | oiii'c Avitli Gcr.alilitic Farrur in "Thi!^ Wiiman C!oi| Fort'ot," takcH the iliftl-| cult role of a .spy liisKulKril iiH a worn- [ an. "Tliij .SoiTot Game" Ih one of tlic inoHt uiitoilulo liliotopiay.s iil' llic year, and dealH with the Janancsc-Ainorican , slliiatloii in a in'w and  uiioxpected ' manner, aliowinK the two Rreat coiili-! tries to 1)1!. the stronBcst of allies audi friniicia. 'I'lio pliodipiuy will appear at Starland loniornnv and Saturday. I |:'i' Ma.'c fiKMinn. ;i cimfilliiii al.knnwn aliii;ty. ill the M.iji'slic fnr Dili' night only. ni'M .Moniluy, .�\ii.y ilth. In .lames MiititKoincry's vr'r.ilon of Frnil- crick h.hiim'.i wriik. "N'liinliip l!\il Tlio 'rnuh." .X.-i the liili' Mii;i!;i'.il;-;, it deals v.lili iriiili. .\ yiiuiii', stock liroker, lihiyeil liy Mr. Fi);m'ii!. nets Ills Ti'Trt $lii.(iii'i he cmi hi' (nithful fo;; twentyfiun- heiirrf, 'I'h.e niiiney lie hets luilon;;-! to hi., liiiiicei' who liiis raised it fur a chailtihle |iiiv])OHe, nnd whese latln!!' Iniii ,-if;ree:| ;o niv. Iier tivlce ilie aiiiiiiiiit Kir her charily, Cnniiillcii-tiiin after eiiiii[il|e[vt:i)ii ari.'es anil t!ie yo'.ing lirokci- (oie.. thmnidi iiiiiiiy trials 111 heinK a tnitlifnl vdinii; iu;iii. hit: fliiiilly niii.s Die hef. ;il(lioii>;li lie nearly lii.-fs the eirl of Ills heart. .Mr. l-iKiiian is Kalil In liits-e one nf the tii'sl )i�rts he has ever attciii\it"(l. ami Ip' will liave the jissistanci; oT a well ')::l,';n.y Reli-iiii, who will hi! starred in tliis cliy hy .Aiigustiis I'ifou ill her l.ii iiieloilr.imatii; farce. ".S Little Hi; (lldl-'aiililyneil." at the .Majeslic iiexi 'i'uesday uni] Woduesilay. .May 7 anil S. The |)lay is by Anna .N'Ichol.s. I'liiygoers who ronicniber .Miss RdIikoii as (lie frolic- . Kcmo old Xev.' lOnglaiiil aiini in "Tho Itojuvenatidn of Aunt Mary." luive it trcnt In store in the cn;niiig of  ,\ Little lilt Old-FaiJhiiiued, " In wlileli she pinys tlin title rol". Tho .slar'.s wit, lier clever and realistic cinicnp-tlon nf all of the tun ami Inniior in tile situations of tlie c(iiii'>(ly. wiiich e.imtaliis a chariiiin;; li)vi> stniy, will ciirry this piece straigiit to liie hem is of tlio audience. ".\ l.ittio nil Old-Faahioned" o-,'i'ers iii) olfenso to tile child. ymitii m-grown-up of either sex. MAJESTIC JLtJL one night only Next, Mon., May 6 melville b. raymond Presents AY ROBSON -in- A LITTLE El, /A.A.X' I OriCiITiAL CO/^PAriV OiERSPEMS lOBERONSIAIED The basis of the order of Oommls-gloner Armstrong to tho Federal jiilno Iioro uniifir which work in the mino was resumed after the strilco was that .Mat I'etras, Uie man whom tho officials ot the mine claim to have been the cause nt the, strike, must be reinstated and paid tor tho time ho was out ot work. As'failure to comply with the order meant a tine ot S55000 nnd iinprisoninont for tho owner of tho mine. Manager Mack complied with tho order. Supt. pon-nldson roHlgnod as a result. ? power plant burned ? Sault Ste. Marie, Out., May i.-Fire this ii\orning destroyed a largo portion of the li*wor plant ol the Great Lakes Power company with a loss of $150,000. The stroot car service and electric ItghtB us well as most ot the sninllor plants of tho city were put out ot business. The .'jteiPl plant of the Algoma Stoel Corporation which la engaged on munlKori work, develops uoine ot Its ov.-n power and Is oper-atlng partially. The qausc o� tho (Ire has not booiv ascertained. Sinoe It was riunored a tew weeks ago ^t^ftt the U.vJ. A. \iwild lie putting'oft' an orgalHiation imd mem her-ship campaign this'suniraer a number of locals have beet) taking time by the forelock and asking for meetings and special speakers. In order lliat ail .lust - claims may lie met if iiossible, the Ccnlral Office has jirepared a form wliieli has been sent to all secretaries requesting iiiforniaiion regarding tlie condition of tlie local, botli U. F. A. and V. F. W. A., names "of speakers who conld assist in meetings, also for information in regard to adjacent unorganized territory where orgaiiizalicir might be carried c/Jt and for the uiimes ot persons w!io irtipht he counted upon to take the lead in such organization. The 'O^en-tral office, judging by the inciuiries for speakers which have already come to hand, expect a good response to these questions. In tact it is ea-sential that locals should make the returns in order that the Central Office may properly plan the campaign. AT THE Er.IRRESS j (Ucviewed by Kdward WFilzel.r A screen version ot "Tlie Cirl I'bil-i iiipa," lieb^rt W. Chambers' story iif j /lie present war, was put nn at tlie! liialto Tlieatro, .\'ew Yc-rk, N'cv Year's week, and was viewed liy a series nt , crowded liuuses. The version was in : si.\ reels, althuiigh ilie picture had. been announced as an cigiii-reel Icm. ture. The necea.nity of cinidensing it ' lo fit the Uialto programme resnlloil in one or two points not being siitfi-] cieutly explained luid also ot curiaiiiai? the part of'Fhilippa to some extent., The Vitagraph Company lias given the phi)toj)l;iy Ilie benefit of an elaborate and inloliigenl introduction, and .'\nita Stewart ami tlie other,members of tile east keep the acting at a high j level of merit. S. Itankiu Drew, who | ndapft'd the story to tlie screen audi directed its iiroduction, has siirrouud-i cd the scenes wltli liu; cdrruci aliiios-l pliere, and infused the players with ! the spirit ami intent of .tlie nnvellst.' So well has "The Cirl I'liilipjm" been lashioned into ii'plioiiipiiiy iliai it is ditficult to suggij'sl bow llii! picture, could lie improved wiilioul altering the construction pf the story. Taken at its present valuation, the (;iiaiiibers work iiossesses an alisorliing but not ' always skilfully constructed plot, var- � iety ot scene, speedy uclioii. realistic; glimpses of the great war. and a wortli-j while love affair liotweeu a man and a maid who turns out to be a_princess. ' Tills is at the I'^uipress toniglil. FASHIONED A MELODRAMATIC FARCE IJy ANNA -VrciIOLS A HIend of .Mystery. Love. Laughter, liest up-to-tlie-iiiinule play of ihe season, overflowing with hiiiuor and keen dialogue. Filled wUli rapid action. LOL.ITA- PRICES: $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c. Seats on Sale All Day Saturday at Box Office. MAIL ORDERS NOW This Is NOT a Motion Picture. �- NOTHING -BUT THE TRUTH By James Montgomery from the novel . of Frederick Isham. WITH THE ORIGINAL NEW YORK .CAST AND PRODUCTION. THIS IS NOT A MOTION PICTURE. Prices $1.50, $1.00, .75, .50 Seats on Sale All Day Saturday at Box Office. MAIL ORDERS NOW. BOHEiiS JOIN London. May 2.-The Daily ..tail's correspondent at Italian hoadfiuarters says: "Bohemian troops arc joining Italian troops against Austria, and the first detachments are already on the Italian lighting lino wearing Italian uniforms. '�'The dotachinonls belonging t8' a Czecli-Slovak army which is being formed in many centers from former auhjocts ot Emperor Charles. They already occujiy positions at various points." It Is known, adds the correspondent ot the Daily Mail, Dint their arrival already has caused perturbation among the Austro-Hungarlan commanders, who tear the effect on their Slav troops. Now that the enemy Slav troops know that their fel'low Slavs are fighting uiider the Italian banner in complete accord with the Italians, and .with a dotiuito program of winning absolulQ independence for their commwn coiihtry, llielr whole atiituuo toward the war, ho adds, may undergo an important change. The position ot affairs Is being ex-pliilned adequately to them by air-plana iiropaganila, and coiiimitteos of their own race are operating with the Italian command. AT STARLAiVlJ Faullne Frederick,/in bar latest Par-aiiiouut photoplay, plays one of tlio most complicated and difficult'roles ot lior entire career. This is tho part ot (^oiirUioy 'Vanglian iii "Tlie Hungry Hoart," from tho novel of the same name by David Gratiam Phillips, which was Olio of tho,"Blx best gellers" several years ago wUou It was 'first pub-llshort. "The Hun^y Heart" Ih to be shown at StarlantV^ again tonight. The cast which has been cUoson tor Sessuo Hayakawa's newest Paramount � On SUNDA Y, MAY 3th AT THE EMPRESS THEATRE m DOORS NOT OPEN TILL 8.45 P.M. A silver collection will be accef>ted at jhe door by member Of the association. , LAST TIMES TONIGHT Pauline Frederick IN , "THE HUNGRY HEART" Also "LUKE'S WILD WOMEN" ADMISSION FREE TONIGHT 10c and 20o Thfe Spy' This is Positively a Swell Produc- tion and should not be missed. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT SfeSSUE HAYAKAWA in "THE SECRET GAME" ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Calnada to Glasgow or' Company's Office, 270 Main St., Winnipeg. For full information apply to Agents LISTEN TO THIS! SAYS CORNS LIFT > RIGHT OUT NOW '.....i You reckless men and women who are pestered wi/h corns and who liavo ufleast once ii'week invited an awful death from lockjaw or blood poison are now told by a Cincinnati authority to liso a drug called fvoezou.--, .which the moment ii ftw drops are applied to nny corn, the soreness lb relieved and soon the entire corn, root and all, lifts out with the fingers. It is a sticky ether comiiouhd which dries the luomont it is applied and alinply shrivels tho corn without^ Inflaming or oven Irritating tho sur-roundlne tiasue or skin. It is claiiuRd that n quarter of an ounce ot treenone wljl cost very little at nny of the drug stores, bui- is sutflclotit to rid one's feet of every hard or soft corn or callus. You are further warned that cutting at II corn U it suicidal Uablt.-Advert. EMPRESS" Thursday, Friday and Saturday 'the Girl ANITA STEWAR' in i'TH� GIRL, Pi|Il.lPPA!'� This is tho picture that wai delayed it few weeks hack, but will be shown positively toniglit, FEATURING VVONDERFUL Anita Stewart ALSO A TWO-REEL FOX COMEDY "BING BANG" COMING NEXT WEEK Charlie Chaplin IN HIS NEW MILLION DOLLAR COMEDY. "A DOG'S LIFE" THREE ACTS OF HOWLING CQMEDV. AND MADAME PETROVA IN ''LIFE'S MASK" 127436 ;