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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1918 THE LETIIRRIDGE DAILY IIERALD PAGE FIVE LOYO-GEORGE SURVIVES CRISIS-ASOU 4.30 P.M. REPORT London, May 9.-Ex-Premier Atqulth's motion for a select committee to Investigate the diarges made by General Maurice wao rejected in the house of commons tonight by a vote of 293 to 106. Iximlon, May i).-In tlic IIuuro of CoMimous to-(lny, Connor !'rpn)li;r A.s-qullh ilonlnil thut lila motion i-rspoct-ing t))o A'IniiriL'O alTnlr wa.s ilnslBno" to obtain a voto oC consnro o� the (iovfcrnmcnt, sayinK it \v;ih alj.snrd to iloacrlbu it as sncli. Sbnnld ho find It his dnty to censnru the Oovem-iiiont. bo said, ho hoped (hat he woitld have tho nourage to do so in dfrect and uneQiilvocal lorin. .Moving a motion for tho aiyioint-ineut of a Koloct committee to Invos-llRato'the oliargcs made by (ioneral state the facts, It would bo auticlpat-ins; tlio . conclusions of any tribunal and would be only an expert statement. Premier Speaks. Premier Lloyd George wa.s clioered loudly when ho arose to .speak. lie said bo )ind been treated unfairly. It WHH tho business oC General Maurice to come to the cabinet and point out where the ministers bad made mis-takes, lie doelared. UenyiuB that the strongUi of (he Krillsb tighling forces had been mis-represcnlod, a� stated by General Jlauricc, Mr. Lloyd Goorgo asserted the figures -which he had given were taken from official records at^ the War Office. Since lhat time he bad made lr.f|uiries on this point, bn add ROYAI. Some women hold to the idea that 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 few hours with but little trouble. FREE: Our new RoyalYsastUake nook wilt lie sent free upon request. It contains fulUnntructions for makinii brcnd and roilswillt lioyulYcast Cakes. Send name and address plaiql/ witlcn and this valuable little book will bo luiiled pcomptly, E.W.CILLETTCO.LTD, rORONTO.CANADA WINNIPEG MONTREAL to constantly Inquire into the conduct 'of successive phases of tiio war. Thp llouso of Coniinons, lie added, had more than enough of such In-(lulrles already. Mr. Asqulth said that when he put down his motion be thought it would bo accepted by the Govnrniiient. Ho bad never yet given an adverse'vote on any proposal made by tlie Government. Ho had endeavored to help the Government in the pi'oaecution of tho war and in dofinlng tl.e great pur-])oses of the war and the peace for which thO' Allies were strugglin,":. Mr. Asqulth said neither bo nor his colleagues had been concerned In the cnmpoaltlon of the publication of (ionerni Maurice's letter. ^ If, as he sav.'. the Government intended to the proposals for the extension of tho British lino and had suggested a com-pi'omlsn. tho premier stated, and the extension took place undor an agree-mnnt between Field Marshal Ifaig and ed. and the figures were not Inaccur- j Geiioral Petain, tlio French commander. A judicial ti'ibunal would have been tho best for examination of tho tacts, said Jlr. Lloyd Gerrgc. It would have been short, and sharp and have given a docifiiou Immeijiately. He added: "Since 1 have thrown myself into had ai'cpn,s to information and to tli' [ (he vigorous prosecution of tho war I was in the .war office and when be ministers themselves, Mr. Ijlovd George said be never challenged state-monts of the ministers. biivo been drenched with 'cocoa press' slop. Tito 'cocoa press' is the Daily News Mr. rAsquith said he knew many otlKcoiips of newspapers controlled by SUFFERING CATS! GIVE THIS MAN THE GOLD MEDAL bis friends bad thought lie had been fainthearted in this matter, and that there wore persons other than liis friends who thought of him as being devoured by impatience to resume office. Quakers, formerly tho premier's strongest supporters. Never Corrected It It was General JIauiici-'s duty, tlie premier asserted to tell tho ininisters they bad erred in an* important state I am quite content," ho added, "to ; ment of facts. He had n(.'ver heard a leave judgment of that kind to the house and iny fellow countrymen." Unless an act of parliament wen-passed, he said, tlie tribunal ot judges proposed for an inquiry into the Maurice affair would have no compulsory power ot any kind. Ill' considered It far better to adopt the familiar machinery of a select committeo from the house. The gov-(ernnient's proposal for a court of syllable of the matter until bo sa.w in (lie nowspaper.s. He would ask tho house to give a judgment rerjpectlng it today. Mr. Lloyd Gocnge said General Maurice, in tho absence of tho chief of staff, attended the cabinet meeting on tho day after his (the i)remier's) speech. Ho was there on the following day as well. Ho did not call attention to tho faci that Mr. Lloyd honor amounted to admiaaion that an | George's statemouts wore inaccurate. The premier declared such controversies as the present only were distracting and paralyauig. "I beg that they may come to an j inquiry was necessap- and that the rwatters discussed wore, not secret j thoy could not discuss even by a select I committee. Ho asked whether the m -ANOTHER RHEiS On tho French From, May . The Oerman urlilliMy, under orders from tho Prussian aiirl Bavarian crcwn princes, is doing its utmost to turn Amiens inin iinolbe'r Uheims. Picardy's capital lias abondy suffered torrlbly from this r'ffiirt to carry out the German i(l(>;i or striking terror into the fathcrliiiid'.s cnoniies by dcptriVtlon of their most loved works of art, antl cveiw day adds to its suf-foring. Tho correspondent today went all over tho city and ohsfrved the effects of tho bombarduKnt which has turned parts of the (own into heaps ot ruins and killed fitly two men civilians, thirty women and five children besides woundins sixty-two men, forty-eight women anil nineteen children before tho pnimlation bad an opportunity to evacuate! the place. Since tho Germans have been within cannon shot ot ^miens after their recent advance during the offensive thc^y have hurled no tower than .->.Snfl mostly six inch antl eight ineli shells into tho city. TO BUILD M i-illY. Medicine Hat, Alta., May 9.- NotitJe has been received in Medicine Hat that nn order in council has been passed .Tuthorizing the Canadian Northern Railway to proceed with the construction of the Hanna-Medicine Hat branch of that road, if rails can be procured they will be laid from Hanna south to the river this summer. A LIVE TOPIC FRIDAY^S Sunlight Soap. Regular 3 for 25c. Friday, 7 bars ...................... Extra Value, 1 lb. Packets Borax. Regular ISc. Friday, 2 patkets ................. No. 1 Pure White Robin Hood Flour. (Orly a -j /JC limited number.) Friday .............. J|.*U9 f lb. pails Qrapc Fruit Marmalade. Regular 90c. Friday ........................ Roysl Crown Cleanser, Regular 10c. Friday, 3 for '..................... 50c 25c 79c 25c Herring in Tomato Sauce, in tins. Regular AM 25c. Friday, 2 tins ...................... ^'iC Hand Castile So::p. Regular 5 bars 25c. '}K.f Frid.iy, 7 bars ......................... /i3C 1 lb. tins Tuxedo Coffee. Regular 50c. AAt* Friday, per lb. tin ..................... 'i'fiC Regal Table Salt, Regular 1So pkt. "fCn Friday, 2 cartons ......'................ ^�5C Large Z'/^ lb. tins Sliced Peaches. Regular 40c QQ per tin. Friday, 3 tins .................. VSC Deliveries Every Hour who is liersclt starved tor love and liiiidntss. AT THE EMPRESS :\Iary Allies Minter, promicro char-nioiise ot the film, who has .a long list of distinct dramatic successes to her credit us tlio youngest star on tho American pholodramatic stage, has a splendid background in her latest iMutual-Aniorlcan . production, "Pcriwi.Tkle." Ai tho Empress. Tiie play is a bit of "rough coast" with "Lovely Mary" in oilskins and so\i'\vester. amid tlif turmoil of act inn til It characterizes a loa.itguard station when there is u ship oii the rocks. I government still thought an Inquiry end," ho added, "luUional unity and was necessary or could tho case ho the army are tbrentened. Tho Ger- ..J^ot, folks step on your toot hereafter; Wear shoes a size smaller it you like, for corns will never again semi olcctflc sparks ot pain through you. according to this cinciiinati author-rMP^e^^^^ considered without tho of tho documents. The suggestion was made by Mr. Asqulth that investigation bo made by a no-parly commHteo of five members wliicb jirobably would 1)0 able to reach presentation i mans are preparing tlu- biggest I)low of the war and 1 beg and implore that there shall be an end to this sniping." , , \ . , I the bouse and tho country In two or lie says that ii few drops ot a drug'j],,.^,, ,javB. ' " ' ' " What is tho alternative?" he asked. called freozono, al'pl'ed directly upon n tender, aching corn, instantly relieves soreness, and soon tho urttire corn, root and all, lifts right out. Thin drug is a sticky ether compound, but dries at once and simply shrivels up tho corn without inflaming or oven irritating the surrounding "Got on with tho war," C. B. Stanton, a labor member interrupted. This interjection .was greeted with loud cheers. Mr. Asqulth responded that the host way to get on with the war was to clear away inlsconcoptions and mls-undovstandings which might have no 1ST SEi WHEAT TO FT. WILL!! Winnipeg, May 9.-In a series ot orders of the board ot grain supervisors tor Canada issued today, numbers 44 to 47 inclusive, railways ot Western Canada are ordered to unload all cars of wheat shipped from country It is claimed lhat a quarter of an l (oj,i,i;,io,_ ),,, created doubt in the ouncp of frcezonc obtained al any, ,,j|,| every ono. drug' store will cost very little but is 1 Came from Maurice sufficient to remove every hard or' Fott corn or callus from one's feet. CutHhis out, especially if you are a forces, the piomier said ho was charg^ 11""-"^!!!"'flovaors at .ort woman reader who wea.s high beds. ] misleading the public but all i 7?'.'' ^V'".'"" "."1'^^^'^ permit is --Advertisoment. - I figures on which his statement w^a:^ ~" ^ ' � based cajne from' General Slaurlce's department. Tho stntcfiient that three Uritish divisions wero at present In Egypt, bo mado at a cablno/ mooting when General Maurice was present and he had hover corrected it. Hogardlng tiie extension of the Brit- BIG SURPRISE TO MANY IN LETHBRIOGE in regard to tho comparison be-'I'fi'Jl", "� ""fs and after May tween the enemy and the allied i 10- pf9.''''f,,V.n^r-'' 1 terminal elevators at I'^ort William ahd (or) Port Arthur unless a permit is granted by the board for the unloading specific shipraonts of wheat at other points. Tho Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian Northern, the Grand Trunk Pacific, and tho Ednwnton, Uunvegan and Uritish Columbia Raihvnys are affected by tho order ot-the board ot grain .supervisorc to this effect. People aro surprised at the IX-STAN'T action of simple buckthorn bnrk. glycerine, etc.. as mixed in Ad-lor-i-kn. ONM;: SPOONFUL flushes the, lONTIUK bowel tract so completely it] is'i f''"nt, tho pvemior went on, .Gen-^eIioves,ANV CASE sour stomach, gas I oral Maurice was at Vorsallles, hut or constipation and prevents appondl citls. TlKi WSTAKr, pleasant action of Adior-i-ka surprises both ' dcctors and patients. It roinovoK foul matter which poisoned your stomach for months.--.r. U. Higinbotham & Co., Ltd., druggists.-AdvoHIsoment. ANCHOR.DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow F'or full Information apply to Agenti or Company's Office, 270 Main St., Winnipeg. ; was' the council chamber. H^ wast n a biiildihg outside, with others, aaslsung the council. Tho oxtonsion of tho front ot GoiToral Gough'a army, the premier declared, .was never di.-.-cussod at that council and tho oxtens-I ion was nn accomplished fnci.' before ' the council mot. Flold Marshal Sir Hougtas Haig. tho premier said, was reluctant to ox-tend hi.s line and ni> was the war cabinet., Tho extension, he added, was In responso to very great pressure from France. A Body Blow To Maurice Tlio premior quotod from documents from General Maurice's department Standing for Service at Taylor Milling CoTYards REGISTERED SHORT HORN BULL REGISTERED CLYDESDALE STALLION (ROYAL DESCENT) EOINTON PRIEST mmmw Edmonton, May 9.-Rev. Pallier Grandin, of the Oblate Fathers, re. celved word from Sister Mary Ethol-rnda of St. Josephs Convent, Brook lyn, N.y., that her brother, Hov. Father .1. P. Reynol�j8, parish priest of St. .lohephs parish, iCdmonton, was among those lost in tho sinking of l'ni''nhl'"t.,w''V"r,"'^ '''��"i'�'"f the steame,- City ot Athens off the w .1. ,�,l^Hvi �.^L'''f'?H'�"h.''T''\" Dolawaro coast on May 1. Rev. Father ing the relative sizes of tho allied and n v/,.nn�,. r,..,�in enemy forces had beeK made, the quo . tntloii being . that the combatant ; strength of tho British army was ' greater in January 1018, that lu January, 1917^. Field Marshal Hale at one time was undor tho impression, Mr. Lloyd Geor�o said, that the cabinot had taken tho decision as to tho exf^pnaion of the line without hlB coneont, Imt the Iniporial chW ot staff had sent a mcmornndtim oxplninlng the matter. Tho military reprosontntivea at tho Vorsoiillcs council had examined into Reynolds was on a vacation to regain lost health and had sailed from New York for Savannah, Georgia, when tho steamer was rammed and sunk. MAKE PROPOSAL TO SHIPYARD EMPLOYEES Port Williani,-Ont., May 9.-^The Im periai Munitions Board today wired tho men at tho shipyards here that tho wooden ship must bo completed, ready to sail undor her own stoam by November 10. It the men will give assaranco of no labor troubles and join tho Great Lakes Shipbuilding Cora, pany hi ai\ undertaking that the. .ship will be ready by that fiato the order for removal ot material to Quebec will bo cancelled. A mooting ot the men is to bo bold this afternoon to'discuss tlio question of Bucli a guarnntoo, Moanwhilo the work at tho shipyards is' Htill suspended. DON'T NEED INSPECTION CERTIFICATE. Washington, May It.-Corn iniiy bo exported to (L'anuila without the ox-porter having to present lo the col lector ot customs a grain Inspection certificate endorsed by the tT^deral fjralii aiiporvlBors. Thia ruling has been made by the war trade board cftor consultation witli the doptjrt ment of ugrlcultuiw. Fxporters still aim required to attach a Canadian Import ilconso to tholr applications to export corn to Canada for purpose, ( \ � : : I ? food for their families. v Tho deputy s.iid it was ditti- ? > cult lo say wliether the people ? ? would tolerate the seemingly ? ? inevitable reduction of the bread ? > Ration duo to d6Iay in the arrival ? ? ? ? ? Bcroen. A. "First - National" attraction, , By special rettuest MISS PEGGY O'HARA will shig. "Jn the Gardou ot aty Mean" Also Marjr Miles Minter in ^ "Periwinkle" 4 1 019?62 ?5783? ;