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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1918 TIIE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERALD PAGE FIVE h � ON TO REFER YUKON OCOURISDEFEA ntlnwa, May 21-J. II. Sinclair, Ciiiynboi'o, reiKMa telegram lii Uio hoiuiu comiilalnlOK or Uio oftDcl ot I'.ie Mllltaiy SiM'vido Act on Urn fl�Iiiii),' lii-iliiHtry ot llio Marlliine I'rovlticuH uiul BiigKPKLod that tlHliormeii hIiouUI bu exempt until after the Hpring it notices In an indlacrniilnato man-nen �, ' Sir Uobert Borden promised to direct tlie attention ot the minister of jnllltln to tho matter. Yukon Election. Hon. Hugh Guthrlo presented l!ie final .report ot the committee on privileges and elections. Instructing tho general returning otdcer to appor�:oii the soldiers' vote taken In tho Yukon election to tho candidates for whom It was cast and to declare a candidiUo elected, K. U, Devlin ot Wright, moved that the report of tho gcnenil letnrnin^ officer bo offered to the Bupremc court tor adjudica'tlon and decision and that llie decision of the supreme court be referred to tho house for such uctijn as It may deem proper. Right of Appeal. Jlr. Guthrie announced that a bill would be Introduced and passed be- i fot;o prorogation which would give tiio | riglit to appeal to tho courts for a per-1 lod within forty days after the gen- f oral returning officer makes his de-1 claration. The bill would provide for the counting of the soldiers' vote no matter wheo they were polled. , I In reply to a (luestion by Mr. Field-1 ing. the eolicltor-goneral n.xplainod ] that the bill would apply to the Yukon \ election olily. .Mr. Guthrie argued that by no refinement ot argument or technicalityi could :wn soldiers' votes bo wiped out. | Debate on Yukon Case. Continuing the debate ot the report; of tho committee on privileges .and � elections (Yukon election case) at I I the afternoon sitting, Hon. \V. S. j I Fielding said that the great issue in tho matter wa.-f wirelher or not the long established parliamentary precepts with regard to controverted ^ elections should stand or fall. This ' precept before the house" was that I cases of this kind should not bo de-! elded by a partisan commiltec of the I house. The difficulty had been caused by (he War Time Flections Act. Thero w'ere some men who professed respect for this act, but Mr. Fielding isaid lie was not.ono of tbom. In fact MADE IN CANADA 80IV1R OF ITS USES I For maklnK ooap. For waahlnff iJIshes, for 'eleanlne and view.^. lie declared that, while both of tlio candidates, prior to tlio election iivtlio Yukon,luui at tlie same time .'.ui)ported conscription yet one of them supported it in principle and practice and took the only course tliat would have rosuUud in its enforcement. Tlie oth&r, lie said, while he may have supported it, was nevertheless endorsed by the leader ot the nntl-conscrlptlon party. A by-el.ectionj in the Yukon, ^aid Mr. Jfeighen, would mean an appeal to only four-fifths of the electorate. The vote hardly could be obtained. Hon. ."Mr. Fielding: "Wliy not?" Mr. Jlolghen maintained that it would be an exceedingly difficult task to secure from the great number of nidn overseas those qualified to vote in tlio Yukon. To do Ibis would be an injustice to tho fighting men ai the front. Opposition laughter .gpeeted this statement. Mr. .Arcighou: "My friends opposite laugh and that laughter shows the measure ot their interest in winning tlie war." � -.-^ A Hoyi/I. This remark was met with loud cries of protest from tlie opposition benches and A. R. Mc.Master, rising to a point ot order said that "It Was a gratuitious insult to every member of tho oppositioa and should be wlUi-drawn." Speaker Uhtxdes staid that ho did not think that Mr. Meighen in^tonded the remark to boar the meaning which l^ad been taken from it byMr. McMas-fi!v-. If he thought so he would demand its withdrawal. Mr. MclMastoi' insisted that tho remark was Mnsultliig, inasmuch as it implied that tlio opposition members were not interested- in winning the war. s Speaker Rhodes requested Mi:,, Meighen to stato""that lie had notii'itonded to imply that any honorable gentleman was not interested in winning tho war. / The house divided on the nevltn amendment whicfi was doteatetl by HK! to 08. .' - Toronto, May 21, 'riio present position regarding niilllary service ot boys wlio are T'J .^cars old or in tho future reach that a^e. is as follows, according to a stiitciiicni niado by the registrar for .Ontario today: Hoys wlio.had attained the age ot 19 years on April liiis. must register before next .liiiic i. Hoys who after April ];iis. have become or may becoim- \'.\ yrtirs of uge, must register wiili the. i-eglstrar within -ten days after reneliiug their" ISlth birthday. , Of these-latter boys. Imwever, tliosc who have become lit between April 20 and Way 21, have, until ,Iuno 1 to register. N There has been as vei no order made voganling the medieal examin.i-tiou ot these young men. and no order has boen issued calling them out Jor training.- Gold' Soap, 7 bars for...... Wednesday ................ Sunlight Soap, 7 bars for Wednesday ................ Lennox Soap, 9 bars for Wednesday ................ Lifebuoy Soap, 7 bars Wednesday................. Royal Crown Soap, 10 bars for Wednesday ................ Deliveries Every ' Hour 50c 50c 55c Castile Hand Soap, 14 bars ., Wednesday ................... Palm Olive Soap, 3 bars for Wednesday ................... Black Jack Tar-Soap, 5 bars fqr Wednesday ................... Glycerine Lilac Ro3e Soap, 3 bars Wednesday ................... Goblin Soap, 4 bars for Wednesday ................... 50c 34c 25c 25c 25c Phone 3 1 3 WEATHEK High .................... Low .................... Forecast-Generally fair. 56 31 At the Theatres LPihr TIMES TONIGHT MARGUERITE CLARK IN Bab's Matinee Idol AND "ARE WAITRESSES SAF^" TWO-REEL COMEDY THE ORPnEUM Grotchen llartmaii and Alan Hale are two featured playei-s who hate each other. That if. iliey hate cacli othcjr in tho new iimving picture they have made for AVilliain Fox, "The Love Thief." Miss lliinniau portrays a Mexican senoriin, and Mr. Hale is'an Aniei'jcan army officer; and it thero are any two Dcr-^oiis who hate each other, they ido .Mexican ladies and American milliary men. This picture is at the Orplieum AT THE EMPRESS George Walsh ir, the ?on ot a building contractor. He is the ordinary type of east sider. geiiing hjs education in the public ;;(-li()ol and is happy in his suritoundings. lie is ambitious. Contrasting witli (icorge i.s a New York fop-the sou of a rich man. He spends his time in Uie gay whirl, going ,to the best rest.itiraiits. He's the rich' man's son about to\vn, having no business but that or siiendiug his father's money. See his history in pictures at the.Empress tonight. j_!_u______ AT STARLAND The scenes of dauce at Bab's home in Jtslrgueriii- Cla^'k's latest Paramount photopl.iy, "Bab's Idol!' which wero recenlly filmed at the Param6unt studios were the occasion of inucii 'comBif^tit and . amtisement among tho jilaycrs. There Was furnished a real and very fine orchestra and Nigel Barrie as Carter Brooks, and Helen Green as I.eila, the big sister. took full advantage of the opportunity to display some of the very latest stops. 'I"he scene was rehearsed five times, to tho great delight of all. Miss Clark as Bab, will appear at Starlatid for the last time toiiiglil. William S. Hart photoplays of the sort Tliomas II. luce is making^ tor Artcrai't tilways can be dependoti upon to provide an entertainment in wlilcli the elements of romance and adveuturp are foremost. In his newest screen effort. "The Silent Maift" sliowii at Starland on Wednesday and Thursday admirers of this foremost delineiilor of western characters will find him in a setting affording rich op-' portuiiity for the display of liis exceptional talent. "Tlie Silejit 'Maw" reveals Hart In tho character of a miner. wiro has struck "pay dirt" anil who has come into a small bordct: town for the purpose of registei'ing his claim. , Just how the niinci; i.'; robbed of his mine through the convenience of a government clerk, and how he regains possession of his property and incidentally wins the heart and hand of a very char^iing and pretty young girl, are interestingly shown during the unfolding of the story. "In "Tho Silent Man" Hart has the assistance of a company of skilled screen players, headed by that beautiful young actress, Vola Vale. AT THE MAJESTIC The big patriotic spectacle. ".loan ot Plattsburg," In whicli the ever popular comedienne, Mabel Xorniand, assumes the title role, was shown tor the first time at the Majestic last night, ft is an unusual production, one 'that cannot tail to strongly impress the onlooker. It will be the attraction at the .Majestic again tonigiit and Wednesday night. day and Friday nights this week, witli a special matinee on Friday afternoon (Victoria Day.) This play Is ot a type similar to the famous "131rd ot Paradise," and it Is said to bo one of tho most gorgeously staged productions seen on the popular priced circuit. It will \h'. presented by a capable company including Frod Tyniers, Leonard l.,ord. .lames BlisH. Hlos-ser Jennings, .lean Clarendon, Virginia Stuart and' Li^ah II. Hatch. United States militavy people, a Harvard man, a girl who Is direc; from Broadway-, Hawailans anil a Japanese are concerned In the complication.^ involving Loa, who has lli':' de.-icrlptlvc ';tle ot "A Daughter ol the Sun." A group of Hawaiian sing-er't and dancers contributed a plctui--e,'- I.OKIN. J. iH>H'A�l l> .\ KMI-Ii't, ki IIKIUM S-E-E The Sacred Hula Dancer from Haleokeola Temple, Hawaii! ; : � A PLAY OF LOVE AND BEAUTY AS FASCINATING AS'J^HEBIPP OF P.ARADISE." A Series of Realistic Scenes of Startling Lovollness, Gorgeous Costumes, and Siirprlgliia Electrical Effects. Not a, Moving Picture. A Love Story Set to Music, Sv^eet and Sad,.of the Flowery Islands and Refreshing as the Breezes That Whip the Palms of That Romantic Shore. - If You Want Sunshine, (-ove and "Aloha," See This l^nchtftitlno Play-A Positive Novelty. -t- ,6E,AT^I^/VLE OPENS WEDNESDAY, 10 A.M. EVENING PRICES: 50c, 75c, $1,00, $1.50, MATINEE 50c, 75c, $1,00 84 ;