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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AVroNESDAT. MAY 22, lOlS ''^^ niE LKrilBRtDOE ' nAlI.Y TTKRALD ��. TsrimU, Nrf Y�rk Blue = jay ptZ.r. Stop Pain fnstanlly-End Coras Complexly Lnrgo Package 25c at Druggiats - Small Package Discontinued (0301 ARTHUR HAYR AGENT, lETHBRIDGE P, 0. BOX 276 PHOt^E .676 Robert Oordon, lo tho motion on titlO'i. .Sir Wilfrill asked for a ruling' and argued, after quoting an authority, that the rule was specific that muiiifcera should vote. Speaker Rhodes said that In tho short space of time since the division last night ho had not had an opportunity of roacliing a niathrc. conaldor-od decision on the point. Ho would, however, take the earliest opportunity of consulting the aulhoritio.H and of advising tho i louse. Winnipeg Strike. Mr. CharieB Murphy anked wholher ihere was anytliing further to report Oil the alrii;e siitiialloii In Winnipeg. Mr Crolhers said lie had iioDiliig further than was contained in the lat'jHt noWH dispatclios. He hoped lo be able (o report favorably before long. Abuse of Law. .Mr. A. U. Mc.MiiBter drew atl'^ntloii to an iihiise of the anti-loafing order In council whicli, ho said, w^as taking I)li)r>e in .Montreal. The .Monlrcal po-lici;, he stated, had arrciited a number of rcturiKHl snldier.i becauae tliey were idle. .Mr, .Me.Mastcr sahi that llifKc men were entitled to a few wcekd' IdleuoKS after their return from the front. Hon. G, J. Uoherty said It.was very regrettable if mistakes of Ihln kind had occurred, lie, however, wl.-fhed lo point out that tho enforcement of the law rested with. tho provinces and municiiialitles. If It was not being properly enforced, tho attention of these authorities.should bo drawn to the fact in order that thoy might deal with it. Regarding Farmers. Colonel .3. A. Gurrle, in asking whether tho fJovcrnment had under coiiHidei'ation the modification of the order in council through which ail young farniors arc called upon to report for service, declaved that members wore receiving telegram;! from all parts of tho country asking that , proseuro bo made on tho Government. Apparently, ho said, farmers think that the tjovernm^nt is con-temphiting such a move.. Sir Gcorgo foster replied that just as soon as an answer to the riiioatlon could be given it would ho annpuncod to the House. Tho matter was under consideration. A private hill  to incorporate the United Canadian Insurance Company, of Vancouver, aroused opposition In conuiilltce. --�'.Sir Sam Hughes said" the original promoters of the l)ill were a firm of lawyers in Ottawa, .M the last mln-iitc a number of men in A'ancouver who had not bad time to write in their namcn, hut liad telegraphed them, were anxious to be placed in as its promoters. Sir Sam remarked that the thing looked "fishy on tho face, of ^ it, and charters had been hawketl i around for sale." 1 lion. Mr. Meighen said he had given 1 no personal attention to tlic bill. He liad. however, licen assured by. the officers of tho department that tiioro was nothing objectionable In it. The hill was reported and read a third time. DISTRICT ASEfllS DOING DIG %m Hon. Duncan Marshall, uiinisler of agriculture, Hon. A. .1. Macl.ciiji. minister of public works, aiicl S ,(J Car-lyle. Huperintcndont of dcriioriwlrHtion farhis, arrived In the I'ilv iiii.s inorii-Ing from Medicine Hal, pioreeding north this ntternooii. Wlille in the said .Mr, Marshall. "They aro keeping all the machinery going, and thoy are heliiing to keep farm labor distrlbuteil where It will do tho most good. 1 understand Mr. Qually/ tho local agent, has started over 25 tractors which were lying Idle in the fields this spring, not working for want of some expert attention. Tiio iigents all through the province are doing such .work." Tho party left this afternoon, going to Nobleiord by auto wimrp they visited Ihc famous Noble farm bi-tore proceeding north. T OFFENSIVE IJut Ludendorff Promi.sed Defeat of the Allies Hy . Easier : : TMNSPROTES Vancouver. May 22.-Tlalinn.s at a mass mooting last night protested vigorously against, what .was claimed to bo an nnauthprizcd action on tho pan of the police. It was staled that on the assumption that Italy had entered Into a manpower agreement with Great Britain, the authorities were rounding up young Ualian=\ under tlie Military Service Act. While maintaining^ that they' were ready to go to fight If the law demanded tlicm to. the Italians did not want to be taken before that time. About 200 men were present. James cxpres.led sympathy with the motion but thought that it was ,a matter which possibly required more con-,^lderation than the lateness of the session permitted. Senator Dennis 'xiiressed satisfne-tion at the support, being given his proposal and withdrew his motion. Arniand I,,alonde was conviicted at, .Montreal of h.Tvint- defrauded tho bank of IIocluitn.i,'ii diil of .$4S,000, which, he obtained iicnii iiie hank on false ^statements of nniDinitH of cartridge cases v.iiiih Ihcinrm of Da-nilen Lalonde. Ijmileil. were making for the Imperial munitions bosrrd. ilNTOABOUS 0 DD 'EO Ottawa, Afay 22,-Senator Dennis' motion calling for tho abolition of the senate Hansard was today withdrawn. After Senator Cloran had offered brief-opposition to the iiroposal, Sir James Ijougheod, government leader, suggested that owing to the lateness of tho session, the motion should be withdrawn until next session. Sir I London. May 22.-The Broslau newspaper Volk.swacht. as quoted in a Copenhagen despatch to the Daily Mail, says Dr. Von Soydlor 'made a vi.sit to Prague and northern Bohemia and in addressing striking miners asserted that tho efforts for general peace which ho said Emperor dharlcs was carrying forward incpssantty was not so hopeless as many persona tliought. Reason for Martial Law Washington, Jlay 22.-An official Austrian note cabled from Berne throws light on the motives which im polled tho Austrian government to declare martial law in Bohoiuia, The note says : "Certain events, which were a danger lo the safety of tho state and presented oven a character-o� high treason, took plnTce during the first days of Iho DOth,anniversary colobratlon of the founding of the National Bohemian Theatre and led tho authorities to take iopresaivo measures." Swiss .commentators explain that tills alludes to a proclamation of the police posted in Prague'which declared that mob gatherings and processions would be dispersed by force if necessiu-y. ARGEDWITH WRITING SEDITION Vancouver, Jlay 22.-A i.i.-in named H. Harkln, aged 3.5, appeared In the police court this morning charged with writing a Boditiously scamlalous* libel on Premier Borden, tho Canadian government and Premier Lloyd George'] of Great Britain. Ho was remanded for a week, hall being" placed at |S,000; The action was taken at the instigation oX tho department of J(iatico at Ottnw'a. Tho lottoc on which  thq charge Is based is a lengthy one and contains many allegations against tlie government and the Canadian army office^ and men. It was signed "Intelligence Department, Germany." The accused la an Irishman and'has been in Canada several years. He- has chio'fly been employed as nn onglneDf in logging camps. With /he Freilch Army in France, May 22.-Giai-n^ans captmed by the French testltj^ tdthe brilliant wc�rk of UiQ. entente aUj[�d aviators, who the prisoners-Bay,.Heave tlie Germans no peace; Pears'"arei expressGf' regardhig tliUire operatitms iiy allied airmen on t,he Rhine . cities," whic() they believe wuili be Itiid in ruins. Tlie Germans declare their anti-airciuft defenses are inBufffcienI; to prevent the allies visiting either day or night the Teuton camps, cantonments, depots and air dromes -whore, they say. -enormous damage ali-eady has been done. Other prisoners ^assert thatEmperor William lieBitatSdi a long tiiiae^ before starting the qfjE^insiv*'thig yaar-but that GeneraP Von I.lideiido'rrf obtained the upper hand by promising to force a'peace by boating tho allies by Easter. The crown iirince, with the military caste in Germany, they say, succeeded in ejecting Rudolph ' "Von "Valentlni from power after he had predicted a. catastrophe tor the German armies.' Von Valentlni was chief of Emperor William's civil cabinet and was replaced last .September Ijy Von Berg. Von Valeiitlni's removal was Jialled by the pan-Gorman newspapers as a triumph for their cause. To tlie Ladies of Letkbridge:- One More Day SATURDT NEXT, MAY 25th. ^ FROM 10.00 A.M. TO 10.00 P.M. ' - A Carnival of Bargains ON THE BALANCE OF THE � LOGICAL Treatment ! � for � RHEUMATISM. SCIATICA, � Lumbago,. Constant ^ieadaches, J Urinary Derangements, and ali � Kiduey and Bladder Troubles, Royal Store Stock  This \yill be the final wind-up on this stock a(nd if you have not ah'eady taken advantage of the MARVELLOUS BARGAINS You should certair\Iy seize this final opportunity. The prices will be slashed to pieces as it is the intention to CLEAN UP It will pay you to buy your Fall Coat: at this sale and put '/t to one side. .)ust a few natty,little suits left at'prices too ridlcvd-� ouBly low to publish. , Beautiful Kvenlng Gowns, the valines of widoh cannot be/e.t-pressed in cold type. Come and see for yourselves. Porrln's F/nest French Kid Gloves, ICayaer Gloves ami Hose, .SterBng Hoie in Silks and Cashmeres, Rain Coats and.Du.ster Coats,, all at^ prices far removed from competition. Saturday Morning at 10 o'cloclc / Take in these Two Big Events SaWday , Close Out Sale of the Royal Store^Stock and Greenfields' Furniture Auctioi^ in the Dominion JBlock. two ^ adjoining stores. FRANK -WADDiNGTON - AUCTIONEER - ? ? .;, .> .;. .;. .;. .> ^ 44 WERE KILLED Loudon, aiay 22.'-The casualties In Sunday night's raid are given in a supplemenlury Htatcment issued today ns forty-four killed and 170Sln-jared.  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