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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY 10. 1918 You -May Dream Dreams and see Visions, but to make your Dreams come true-and your Visions materialize.- generally means hav ing a little capital to ^ start with. The way to get capital is to save a part of what you ' now earn. Decide, now, to let us help you to save. Interest paid every six months. ^ Pnld-up'caplmi I 6,500,000 Rner�e I'lmrt 11,000,000 RMource*  130,000,000 THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA W. I>. KING Mlnagcr I.elhbridBC liranch IG PAYS VISIT TOMCANADIAN THE LF.T'HnRinr.E JUJllMIIMfiM---ll'JJtW---M DAILY HKRALD PAGE FIVE All Men Called Up Must Be Re-examined; Changes In Criminal Code SAIORDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALSi Loiuloii, Muy !).-The King visiteil ycHtenlay two liirgc Canadian IruinlnK conlre.T In Surrey, Naval (Jommnnder Sir Charles Ciifit and tho Karl of Cro-mor attending lilni. His Mujenty was rorclvod by Sir Edward Kemp, Can-.aillan ovorHoas minister ot nillltia; BrlRartlnr )I. V. McDonald, BrlR. S. V. iWolffhen and Captain 0. I. � McDonnell. It was HlH Majoaty'B denlro to wit-noB.s Din Bvory-riny training and sec '(ho ordinary working conditions. _Uo inspoctnd the guard of honor and tho brigadiers' stntf and prliftipal officers i',V,r, "a"!.''i'" ------------fthan A on his original medical eJcnm- BOIESSSITEOF lyBMLARHOSP. Edmonton, May 9.-At the confer-onco botwoen the members ot the Alberta Onverninonl and S. A. lArni-strorig, deputy-minister oC soldiers' affairs of the Dominion government, the joint reports of Mr. jVrmstrong and George P. Smith, provincial secretary, respecting tlio location and organization of tho Saullarlum for Tuberculosis for Alberta was sufemlttod and considered. After very careful consideration, tho site of Bowness, Calgary, was agreed upon. wore formally presented. The king, afoot, closely Inapeetod the great camp and witnessed the biiiidst playlAg, detachments practising bayonet fighting, trench warfare and bomb throwing. One detachment engaged in mixed boxing. Roglmenl.s from Quebec. Nova Scutia. New Brunswick anil Alberta and Saskatchewan were visited by the King, who displayed the keenest interest ill each. Ho Inspected a battalion of young soldiers, many ot whom had onllatod In Franco and some of whom had been in France hut returned to complete their training. ^ Inspecting the bayonet fighters he was struck with the infectious enthusiasm of the instructors, laughing heartily at one who had adjured his squad: "Now then, put the weight ot your body into It. No messing about. Remember you are out to kill." The bomb throwing was carried out under war conditions. e.xcept that tho bombs wore uncharged and the return fire came from friendly squads.' Many scores of men were engaged In each group ot boxers, the vigor of their hitting Ijelng equalled only by the even temper with which blows Ottawa, Muy 10.-In the coinraons this morning Mr. .Inclines llurcuu asked tho minlsU'r ot militia ii' men, not In Class A, mit ciillivl to report under the umcndinent to the Military Service Act, would be given another medical examliiatiun. Hon. Mr. Mewburii replied that It was not the desire of Hit! militia department, to (iralt any liut incin in inerl-ical category A at I lie. preH(!nt time. All men reporting would of course be given unolher medjcui examination' bolore tlieir category was definitely dotermincd. Must Be nc-u)camineci .Mr. Buroyu asked wliy a ninn who had been plac(!d in a category lower Inalion, could not simply submit his papers on rei)ortl!i,r,' and bo discharged. Mr. Wev.burn replied that some men who should have been jilaced in cato-gnry A had been jnit in lower categories. Thororore, they should also be re-examined. Hon. A. K. MacLean's rn.solulion for tlie purpose ot aa.sisiing the Canadian Northern RalU^y (.'ompauy or any company int'liiiiefl in this system in renewing or i)OHli)onlnK tho jiay-nieut of its Indebtedness wjis carried and a bill based on It given first reading-Wants Information Sir -Wilfrid Laurier said that the op-I'poKltinu was-not in possession of information wliich it should have before this bill was discussed. They could not discuss the matter intelligently without knowing more about it. Mr. MacLean promised to lay all information upon the table of tho house, or to give a statement at once it the bill was given second reading, and the house went Into committee on it. The leader of the opposition refused to allow second reading without knowing more about the bill. "We are hungering for Inrormatlnn." he said. Sir Robert Borden: "Well, we are were delivered; The physical train-1 proposing to feed our honorable CLOSE BOSTON PORT 'Bbttbn, Mats,,' May 10.-The port of Boston was closed to all shipping by the Naval ^authorities on orders from Washington today but was opened again a few hours later. No explanation was given. Rid the Skin of disfiguring blemishes, by quickly purifying the blood, improving the circulation, and regulating the habits with Lar|�it Sale of Any MaJlein* in llia Wotld. Said oTWTwIierc. In buu. 2Sc. era were drilled in large companies of particularly fit-looking men. His Majesty was surprised to learn that moat of those wore casualties from the front, completing the process of hardening before returning to service. A big company ot slgnallera flanked tho training gronnds. They signalled tor ordinary practice a message of loyalty and welcome to the King-Empor-orT" His Majesty also saw an attack upon the trenches, which officers from tho front considered the most realistic possible without bloodshed. The attackers ran along communication trenches, supported by inachlno guns and rifio tiro from tho rear and us4d their bayonets with the deadliest effect upon dummies. The "casualties" kept the stretclier bearers and army medical corps busy. Finally the King took up a position on an improvised -jjlatform and witnessed tho march past by a young soldiers' battalion, their performance being ot tho smartest description. All the troops did tho utmost credit to their instructors. His Majesty left amid a dtorm of cheers to inspect a aeries ot camps a few miles distant. He was there received by Major General Garnet Hughes, who presented Lieut. Colonel W. S. Buell, Majpr L. B. Unwln, Colonel Sharman and other officers. The king inspected the guard of honor, witnessed defensive wiring operations and other exorcises and visited the "khaki college" where tho university men enlisted pursue tlielr studies in leisnro. His Majesty also inspected the camp stables and avtlUery camp in full activity. Before leaving he expressed to,Sir Edward Kemp and Brig. General McDonald his admiration for the thoroughness of the train-i ing and also the spirit and physique of the troops and Canada's spleinlid contribution to the allied cause. friend." Second reading of the bill was deferred until the leader oC tjie opposition had an opportunity to receive and peruse tho iiapors furnished to him by tho minister of finance. Criminal Code Amendments Second reading was then given to Hon. C. J. Doherly's bill to'amond the criminal code and the house resolved itself into committee. The bill in the was the opinion of W, 1'. Cixliahull. lirantford, who liuisauccci ca:ii'.s in which It was imi)()S!iil)|(. for people, illtlioiigh entirely ic-iin'ciiiblo aii. ijos^lljly wliolc fainlllea were cominllcii to live in shacks ot one or two rdDimi. Mr. Vions favored iln. cliMiiiialioii of anything which v.-.iuld fnHow .�!)� cial reform associat iwijs lo place thoir Interpretation uu luc \, !,,(i "vice." ,-He thffuglit. (llffcrciit people ^ittd iMfferciil opinions as to what was right aad.v.liiii wa.'; wrinig. He thought tbero .siivmlii Ik; no (vin-viclion unless the indvini'ial attorney general or hls�uulisi ilntc slioiild first give consent,to tlic iJi-jrccdiag.-f. An amendment Id llic clause was made by the mliiii,ii.t to tiie effect that no prosecution ciui lie Itistituted unless at the Instainf. (if soine organized child welfare .society, without the authorization or tlic attorney general 6T the province nor can any such prosecution lie conimenccd after tho expiration Tif ai.\- monllis from the time tlie offence na.s .s:nd lo lie committed. T^he bill wti^ n-ported. iliiPEG %m SITUATION SERIOUS Winnipeg. A'ay lo. With the civic strike situation seriously complicated by the threatened striicc of firemen in sympathy with the civic employees al-realty out on strike, representatives of all the striking factions utc in session this afternoon witli tlie committee appointed by the city council last niglit in an endeavor to nellies (he troiiblo? between the electricitms. water works operators, fire,, alarm operators and teamsters on the one liniid and the city council on the otlier. J. Li. McBrlde, lor tlie ciectricians. announced that the men would w-ol-come a discussion of their demands, but that if tho strike was not settled by tonight it was likely (hat the men who work tho pumps supplying the city with water would he called out. 3 lb_. Palls Pure Lard. Rtgular $1.20, . I Saturday .............................. Finest "Swift's Oleomargarine. Regular 40c lb. "7 C Saturday, 2 lbs........................  �5C Choice Evaporated Apricots. Regular 25c lb. 1 Saturday, lb............................ WiSK. Royal Crown Soap. Refjulnr 5 bars 30c. Saturd.iy, 10 barn ..................... Christies' Arrowroot Bbcuits. Regular 35c lb. ^Q-. Saturday, lb............................ L,3\. Deliveries Every Hour Pot Barley, Finest. Regular 10c per lb. Saturday, 3 lbs...................... Tins Gold Soal Milk. Regular 20c. Saturday, 3 tins .................... Tins Tuxedo Baking Powder, 16 o.t. si7.c. Regular 25c. Saturday, per can ..... McLaren's Jelly Powders. Rc&ular 10c e.Tch, ajH Saturday, 3 pkts........................ ^uC Tins Crisco, 1 lb. size. Regular 40c. 7C�� Saturday, 2 tins ....................... tuC 25c 20c Phone 313 ious .T. .laiiins liimsolf. And he goes in .single-haniled without gun or knife, trusting iiis safety to his own cleverness iinil the dnbiou.-A protection of a spineless mongrel. Cliapliii ha.m (inplicated the f.imonr, dance-hall of days gone by and peopled it Willi cluiracters true to llfr-. .More titan one hundreil types have been us(!(l to carry out the Chaplin idoji. Among thi.-^ number will he found every cliarticter familiar to sucii a resort as well as other striking peraonalltiea brought to life by the star. AT THE ORPHEUM Jack Devereatix and Winifred .\1-Ipn are featured in ".Vmerloan-That's All," a Triangle play produceil under the supervision of .-Mian Dwan, which will be exhibitetl at tho Orphoum Theatre to-day and to-morrow. It is a comedy of youth, love and business, showing the troubles a young college graduato falls into when he opposes iiii? father's wishes. Dovcrcaux, as the hero, refuses to give up the girl lie loves to marry a title. Consequently he Is thrown on his own resources to make the best 'V)f things. spool ot cotton, a key that wouldn't unlock tiuythlng. a piece of chalk, a glass stopper, a tin soldier, two tad. jioles. ti fire cracker, a kitten with one eye, a brass door knob, a dog colhii but no dog. a handle of a broken knife, four pieces of orange peel and a pieea ot an old broken window sash! Direct tor William D. Taylor, who is responsible for the production, and who la noted as a stickler for realism, even shows these "props." and together with Mr, PIckford has made the picture a notable success. AT STARLAiST? SMALLEST DETAILS FROM MARK TWAIN'S FAMOUS "TOM SAWYER" SHOWN IN PICTURE OF THAT NAME main seeks to raise the ago ot consent i The demands of the various unions Use Benson's for Custards Benson's will give the best results. COIUN StARCn Nameless brands, even though lower in price, are more expensive in the end. ' Always order by name-BENSON'S. ^ WRITE FOR FREE COOK BOOK. S THE CANADA STARCH CO., LIMITED, MONTRiftL. SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN PROPRIETOR \ AU Makes of Batteries Charged and Repaired - 311 7TH STREET 8. PHONE 616 from IG to 18 years of age. There was considerable discussion of a sub-section in the bill which provides that "no male person under the age of 21 shall be prosecuted for any offensive under the provisions ot this section." Wants Stronger Penalties Mr. Devlin r9torred to the sub-section as "one of the niosit damnable pieces of- legislation I have ever seen brought before tho house." He would have preferred an araond-ment making a inaw liiible- to six years imprisonment instead of two. and cutting off tlie age of consent. The sub-section, he says, was really giving permission to all young men ot 20 years and such legislation should not be tolerated. Mr. Stacey ot New Westminster district, urged that--tho age of 21 years In the .sub-section should be reduced to IS. .Mr. A. R. McMaster urged that tho clause be retained, in the bill, but that tho ages be changed ,from 21 to 19 years. Reduce it to 18 After some "turther discussion Mr. Doherty accepted the suggestion qI-| Mr. Stacey and amended the clause by reducing the age from 21 to~18 years. A further section in the bill was criticized by Mr. Viens of Lotblnlere. The' section provides :i penalty for any person who, by Indulgence in vice "renders the homo of the child an unfit place for such child to bo in." Mr. Viens claimed that the section would empovvM so-called social reformers to Intrude oud to make complaints against any one whether the complaints were founded or not. Prevent Blackmail The minister ot justice said tho clause was not new in Canadian law. It had been In operation for some time In Ontario- and was considered invaluable. Under it no right ot search was given which did not exist already. Mr. Viena replied that he understood right of Hearch was not given bpt he thought 1^0 clause gave too wide an authority lo make complaints. He suggested that the right to complaint be not open but that all complalnta bo madd through the inatrumontallty of tho attorney-general of the pi'bvlnco. Tho clauso then could not be used as an instrumont to blackmail. Continuing the discussion, ot Mr. Doherly's act to amend tho crlmiuol' code at tho attornnon aittlng, .Taaques Bureau took exception to the word- � ing ot the clause dealing with' tho protection of children. He thought it improperly worded and ^that it would give an opportunity for excessively \ good people to ruin the reputation ot others. He was willing to enact all legislation lo protect the youth ot ; the country, but felt that tho wording of this clause should be altered.! H. B. Morphy thought tliuf no pro-; secution under the clause which wos i being discussed should be started except through tho medium of some, organization whose special duty was tho care of children. Ho also suggested that a flat ahould be obtained ,^from the niiiilBtor of juallce, tho sol-I icitor general, or some other roapon-(ilhlo authority before tho prosecution was, started. Favors Clause. H.. A. Mackie favored the clause, siiyliig that It would tend tp niakcj ifparonts cnrotui in tho bringing up ot their chiiaron. Tho clause, ho thought, was of iniportancB to the West whe'ro there woro many different nationalltioa, with varying standards ot moralal They sliould be taught that they must conform -to Canadian standards. Too Drastic. That the clause was too drastic! r 'would involve an extra aiiiiunl expenditure jn -wages of ?:iO.OOO, but it is believed that the men might compromise on a somewhat smaller advance than they are domunding now. One hundred and fifty out ot twoi hundred and ten firemen in Winnipeg are'union men. WON'T REBUILD IT Toronto. May Kl.-It; is announced today thatitlw Royal Canadian Yacht Club will not be rebuilt until after the war. The i.sland quarters of the club were partly destroyed by fire yesterday. NEW APPOINTMENT Toronto. M;iy 10.-R. E. Melghen has been tippoinled solicitor .under the Succession Dut,ies Act by the' Ontario govomraent. ilr. Melghen, who is a cousin of Hon. .Vrthur Melghen of the Dominion govcrnmenl. was formerly assistant solicitor of the treasury. LIEUT. PAUL GOUIN, son of Sir Lomer Gouin, Premier of Quebec, who' is in charge of the Quebec detachment i of recruits for the First Canadian Tank Corps, who will leave tor overseas shortly. CHARLIE'S NEW til "Tom Sawyer." which is at Star-laud today and tomorrow Jack Pick-ford has achieyod one of the best boy irtpersonatlons -'of his entire career. The picture was filmed iff Hannibal, Missouri, and shows the very house where Jlark Twain iivetlas a boy and tho house where Huok Finn, whoso real name was Tom Blankership, lived. It is all there, even to tho famous fonce which Tom was set to whitewash the morning his friends came to jeer at him but remained to paint the fence-for whirh precious privilege they pahl to Tom-do you remember: Twelve marbles, .a part ot a jews-harp, a piece of blue bottled glass, a ARPHEU \3 TONIGHT and Tomorrow J. 20c-lOo "American- That's All" �^'ould you marry a titls and become a social climber Just to fall heir to a Pickle IClng'i millions? Jack Devereaux would not because he Is a regular Amerlcon and loves an American girl- Winifred AUen is tho girl, and she corners the Pickle King at his own game. A Delightful Comedy of Youth, Love and Laughter. Also a Screamingly Funny Keystone 2-Reel Comedy. A Big Show for the Mohey. The kind of dance-hall for .which Coney Island, New 'iork Bowery and the Levee of Chicago were famous some twenty years ago, where the "celebrities" of ihe underworld gave and took fractured skulls as nightly souvenirs, is the featured scone in Charlie Chaplin's forthcoming Firat National Exhibitors' production, "A Dog's l^ife." The incomparable Charles has turned himself loose among an aggre-j gallon of desperadoes that would have given the shivers to tho notor- Union teamsters in the employ of tho city of Winnipeg to the number of GO, will join the civic strikers. ? : ? ft f'  : : ? ? ? iEi I Zam'Buk ends the pain, and stops blccd> ing. Try it! jm dcalm, 50c. box. ill Bilk Standing for Service at Taylor Milling Co. Yards REGISTERED SHORT HORN BULL REGISTERED CLYDESDALE STALLION ^ (ROYAL DESCENT) TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT Jack Pickford IN VETERANS Concert Under Directioh of Leo M. Coombs WILL BE GIVEN AT THE MAJESTIC THEATRE Sunday, May 12th AT NINE O'CLOCK "Tom Sawyer/' | conservatory orchestra (20 pieces) A PICTURIZATION OF MARK TWAIN'S GREATEST STORY. FILMED IN THE LITTLE RIVER TOWN OF HANNIBAL, MISSOURI, WHERE | THE.SCENE OF THE NOVEL IS LAID. ALSO TWO RERLS OF GOOD COMEDY. WILL BE-IN ATTENDANCE UNDER LEADERSHIP 0(� J. GEO. HARPER SILVER COLLECTION Prices. 32/20 A BIG DOUBLE PROGRAM Special Children's Matinee Tomorrow Starting at 10 o'clock. Price 5c. HAVE YOU SEEN THE DIFFERENTIAL . LOCK ON MOLINE UNIVERSAL TRACTOR. IT IS A MARVEL FOR SOFT GROUND. THE WHEEL ON HARD GROUND/ PULLS OUT THE LOAD. / MPRESC TONIGHT And Children 15= IN HIS FIRST MILLION DOLLAR PICTURE A Wonderful Improvement Our now screen is now instullod. and .wo guarantee 100 per cent, clearer pictures today than yesterday. The only screen of its kind ill Western Canada. See the iniprovomont, tonight. . The biggest and piost expensive picture yet made by -tlio undlspuced king ot tho screen. A "First National" , attraction. By special request MISS PEGGY O'HARA will sing, "In the Garden of My Heart" Also Mary Miles Minter in "Pe^riwinkle" 75845860 ;