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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I'^HFDAY, MAY 3. 1918 THE LETMHKIUCIE DAILY in:UALD PAGE FJVE ov PUfllESlS Otinwa, Maj' n.-A ilolesation of KaMtern iind W'ostorn Ontario raniioi'ii whloh iirrlvotl In Ottawii UiIb morning wiis'recolvtd by Sir Holmrt Bonlon, Hon. N. W. Howell, Major Gnnoral iNlowhnm, lIoDi-T. A. (Jrcnir and Hon. JIukIi (inthrlc this al'toninon. Tho (Irflogatlon, ;!00. fltroiiB, isnn nrtvnnco BuarU oC tUo Unltuil banners' Asso-(Inllon and comes to ask tho govern-munt tu deter tlio callliiK out for niHi-tary Horvlco of Uie ynmig men Ironi tlio farniH for tbo prosant. Tho.prom-ier was not iiresont when In response to an invitation by Hon. N. W. Howell. C. .T. Thornton, ex-M.P. for Diir-hum, Hturlor hia address* on behalf of tho farniors. Mr. Rowoll explained r,'iat the premier would be up from the hou.so of conirooiiB, where he was engaged, to addroBH tho delegates be-foroktho nicotJng came to ;i eloso. Mr. Thornton stated that the tav-mora 'ully appreciated tho difflciiltlcH which tho cabinet had to deal with at'^Itio i)reaont strenupu.'s lime, lla said, h-owovor, tlmt tliey were some-v/hat disappointed at tho reaullH ot tho gofornniont'B dellborullons, I.asl. fall and particularly durlni; tho election canipiilgn thoy had boon as.snred that producers would bo given hpccIkI consideration becauao they were In the position to contribute to tho success of tho allies by furnishing food. As' a result ot this assurance, tiic f-ar- 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 more pressing. Prices of materials are advanting. The Ladies of the Chapter count on your help and must have it to enable them to carry on their work. THANK YOU mers had .strained (Svory ncrvo to Increase production and in many Instances hull (lone llilnga they would not othorwiae havo done. In ordiir to Increaso t)io .stock of bacon thoy had loaded themselves np with breeding B()w^^ They had brokon up new land in order to, IncrcnKe Ihcdr acrcnigo. Mr. Thornton referred to the man power of the country, declaring that young farmers were cssDnlial to carry on production at homo. Me cited an instiHico In Mr. TloweU's conslltuoncy of ail invalid ma2i who wan ongagnil iilniosl exclusively in tho production of bacon, Thl,s man, ho said, employed two young men and if they were drafted the work on the farm would j^casp. Men from cities cannot fill tho places, ho Hald. Mv. Tliurnton olistn'vuvl that (here wei'f! scores of instances orinally distressing in (he County of Oiirhnm. Much Dcopondency Reference was llicu made (o (ho meeting In Howmanville on Monday last at wlilcli Mr. Itowell spoko on the question. Mr. Thornton said that although the president of the council had told them the young farmers would not 1)0 taken until seeding time was over, tho men received thoir notices to report the following day. Great despondency and discouragement among the farmers had resulted, he said. On holialf of the farmers, Mr. Thornton asked the government to consider the action jiroposcd vSnd to delay if possible the taking ot men until the summer was over. That is Secretary Baker's Esli-niate For Immediate Requirements Washington, May 3.-Secretary of War Baker's eslimates for the Immod-iate war program as submitted to the military committee, total approxi-luatcl.v^ $l.').ono,iHin,ono. Im said (oday. The principal iniu'oases are In the ordnance bureau and the quarter master general's department. "Tlio .secretary .said tlio airplane program had not met expectations ami b.'amod the situation on over confidence of the government and lack of ability of tho contractors to fulfil !hoir contracts as they had promised. He said the Liberty Motor was beginning to be produced in nnantities and that it was an unqualified success, so much fio that forei.gn govenimoiits wanted to use it. He told ot tho needs ot various huroau.s in the light of the knowledge he obtained in Europe. Ills tripr he said, opened his eyes to the magnitude ot operations,. Three motor cars, destined for points in the United Slates, wore seized by the Customs aathoiities at Hrantford, the cars being loaded witJi ' flour and .sugar. ., ' In all weights and qualities for spring and siimftier wear. Combinations Stanfi^lds in medium weight wool and silk and wool mix- ed. $3.50 suit up. . ' Watsons, in light weight wool, nainsooks, lisles, etc. Made either; athletic style or with full length leg and short sleeves. Prices $ Y.SO, $1.75 to $3.50. Tru-Knit in balbriggan and lisle, any style. Prices $1.75 to $2.7S. Tru-Knit Combination for big men. Made in stouts and short stouts. ISizes from 40 to.50. Prices $2.00 up. Cotton and Linen Mish Combinations. Prices $1.75 up. Dr. Jaegers' Light Wool Combinations. Prices $7.50 up. ' Two Piece Underwear Balbriggan, Light Wool, Mediuni weight Cotton. Prices 75c to $2.50. - ^ New patterns in Dr. Jaegers Wool Taffeta Shirts just arrived. See these. Come in and Slip On One of Our Better Suits - - ^We Are Showing New Patterns m FIT-REFORM and SOCIETY BRAND Better Clothes For week end selling they are leaders in style, workmanship and qualities. Prices ^20.00 to $35.00. ^ Ail ^uits fmished to measure. McKelvie ^ s McGuire KIRKHAM eyoCK largest; distributors OF MEN'S WEAR in :80UTHEfiN alberta, LfTHBRIDQE Our Store is Open Until 9.30 Saturday Evening. Closed Wednesday afternoon. WANTM10 mDfilHE wm mm New Westminster, B. C, May 3. -The war veterans, at this morning's session of their conference passed a resolution calling upon the oover'nrtient to introduce and enforce a rationing mea-.urc similar to that prevailina in Groat Britain and to fix the price of all necessities. A second resolution asked that all officers and non-commissioned officers and men who enlisted in the early' days of the war, and who have not yet been ovciacns be supplanted'by men of corresponding rank who have seen service at the front and who are no longer physically fit for field service. At the same time It wag asked that all staffs of casualty depots be composed entirely of men who had seen service at the front. There was some discussion of the case of Frank ^Wzon of Calgary, who, while not recovered from the effects of oc.-vice st the front, had taken from n roflistercd letter the sum of $9.75 for which hp was sentenced to three years' imprisonment, he having been in prison since February, it was shown that the govirnment was paying him $2.00 a day. Ho had a "family of six to maintain and gov-crnment returns siiowcd that "this was at a time when it was calculated that the least a man could maintain an average family on wai $19.75 a week. Efforts will be made to have the sentence auntil-Icd. iJig to tlie ghosts of what she helieved lier'huslianri tt) lie whll(" he has rmter-I'li a new world eonsoioiis only of lier il>resenco hoeausc it annoys him. .James Montgomery has extracted a very funny farce from I'rcdcrick Is-liam's' iati^st iioolf. "N'otlilng Hut Tho Truth." II will he. seen at Ihe .Majcs-tif next Alonduy only. May (i, witli I lie well l(nown d the patrons for ilie past three weeks, will �in,c. completing her an-gagoment Saturday nigiit. STARLAND OLD JAPANESE ACTOr"" THINKS HE'S "HAUNTED" WHEN HE SEES SELF ON SCREEN One of the ol'ile.sr characters ever I siiown on till! screen is to be found I among the "e.'ctras" a|)pearlng in Ses-i sue llayakawu's latest Paramount plc-! lure. Tin's is "i-lic .Sociv^t Game" j which v.-ill be ^^hown at Ktarlaud tonight and tomorrow. I An old ,Tappn.^.-e man. bent and with cred. was secured to turnisli ".atmos- MAI! OF 190] And Was Restored to Health By Lydis^ E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound-^ToW By Her Mother. - The H ftbllai ed nblland"thal It re.^arilrj, as null and void all tneaties on l'ei-.�ia in recent yours and especially tho Kusso-ftri-�tl.sh jtrcaty'-of lilnT regiirding tiie spheres of �influence in tliat country. The other treaties may be revived later. th6 comnmnlcatiiui from tlie I'er-slau government siatpj:. bui, that ot 1!I07 witli Us appendices, is det'iuitoly annulled. ' � In 1907 Great firiiaiu and Ilnssia agreed between ilipiii.'-idves to limit the spheres of their resjiectivo interests iu Persia to tl'.c iirovinccs adjoining the llussian rrmitler on tho one hand and the Briri?li frontier on the other. Tho lwoq)'Hvci's agreed to respect the integrity and Independence of Persia, but al�tho .same thno contemplated * the ifflssihia necessity of financial control in conformity with the iirlnciplcs of the agreenlent. Hetween tlie llussian and Driilsii spheres a neutiiil sphere of aboui; IRS.OOO sciuaro miles was delineated. The Hussian sjilicre was approximately 305,001) snuarc miles and the British about KiT.noO. l..ast January Persia asked Russia to withdraw its troops from the Uus-Bian sphere. Tiie nolslievikl foreign minister, M. Trotzky, denounced the Russo-Hritisli agrooment in a letter to tho Persian minister to Russia as having been directed against the independence ot the Persian people and -as null and void. In March it was reported a Persian delegation was on the way to Berlin to arrange a permanent Persian-German alliance. AT THEORFHEOl Bruce Ferris, seated at his desk on a stormy night, is startled 'by a woman's shriek, lie is just in time to rescue a beautiful girl from a group of Chinamen, one of whose number he wounds. In reviving her, ho discovers a peculiar Cliineso Idiograpli tattooed into the flesh of her uecl;. Mlnlt, his Chinese valet, becomes greatly excited, and when Ferris turns his back, slips a ring which hears tho same green-sign from her finger. But Ferris has seen the action in a mirror. He takes tlio ring away from his servant and throws him out ot the hoiiso. This is in part tho story of "The Girl In the Dark." at the Orpheum tonight.  Tomorrow W. S. Hurte lu "Double-crossed." AT THE EMPKESS The" frivolities of New York's Bohemia are faithfully reproduced iu "Hater of Men," tho new Triangle play \iy C. Gardner Sullivan, in which Thomas O. Gardner Sullivan, In which Thomas H. Inco presents Bessie Bar-j'iacale as stiir. One of the most elaborate settings ever consiructod on the Culver City Htagos is the Interior ot a J'npauoBe roatnurant, with rich oriental draperies', carved tonkwooa furniture, incense burnonn of curious design and rare pdttery ot the war east. Tho Girl rhlllppii- fo� the Inst lime tonight. \ '----- AT THE MAJESTIC May Rohson, chivrmlng as over, sp.arkling lu humor and rotroshingly original, adds to her list ot sucuosses in the niolodramatic farce "A Little Bit Old-Fashioned,'! which plays at the Majestic next Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7th and 8th: Miss Hohson, as the wife of John Gorclon-Snilth, Is not as It is naively "ft 1918 model." Mrs. .lohu Gordon-Smith has never been to her hiis-bantl'a ptflce. She is no inore a imrt of her brllllaiU^nmte'B business career than she is a. part qf, the fa�hfon world. Tlufro is Something tragically putli'etio in tlui way iii which, this rtuH(Hl wifo clings to the olt^ fagUlon-ed meals of wifely duty. Having start-erf John oil his caroor sli.0 llttlo'Un^w et th'o inipetMS'Jil\o hqaklveu him and iiB thej�''t1i'ftt^i<^Srt%�S tl\iU-hor oltng- RrooV-Iyn, l