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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY 2n, 1017 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE CROTHERSGIVES US Says Settlement May Come Then, But Not So Hopeful Now. Ottawa, May 25.-In the house of Commons this afternoon, W. E. Knowles asked the minister of labor for a statement relative to the strike situation In mining district No. 18. Hon. T. W. Crothers, In reply, said he had received ln-forrratlon on Sunday last what load to believe that there would bo a settlement of the strike within 48 hours, but this had not prover, to be correct. He was r.ow hopeful that there would be s settlement within the next 48 hours, although not so hopeful as ho had been on the former occasion. Mr. Knowles asked it It was true that Hon. Robert Rogers had gone west to endeavor to settle thr. strike. "The minlGter of public works Is in the city today, and I am not aware that he is going west," Mr. Crothera replied. , J. W. > ! * > > ? 1 DeB. farris S New minister ? Victoria, May 25.-J. W. Do 13. ? ? Karris, n young Vancouver ? ? lawyer, was tills nftornoon ? ? a\^)rn 'in as attorney-general > ; at tho rodent Bitting of tho ? ? house. > ? * : o * *  JUDGES 10 APPOINT G (From Our Own Correspondent) Pnkowkl, Alta.. May 22.-At the Evangelical Parsonage, Pakowkl, on "Wednesday afternoon. May 16th, the �wedding was solemnized of Mr. Walter TJndenlahl and MIrs Clara Grover of jWunybcrries, in the presence" of the liridc's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Grov-�t and her brother Oscar. Rev. J. Golding performed tho ceremony. The annual conference of the Evangelical church which has been in session at Mildmay, Out., has adjourned and the stationing committee has returned Mr. Goldlng to the Pakowki mission field tor another year. Tho oi-Ran which the people of rakowki have purchased of Mr. Mai-ney for the church services litis arrived. Us sweet music was appreciated on Sunday night. Mrs.' Webb and Mrs. Vllmmtr who went to Medicine Hat to undergo op-orations wc understand are getting along nicely. We hope to see them back in our midst again soon. Master Clifford McAskle met with quite an accident on Saturday evening when ho fell across a sharp edged box, cutting n deep gash over the eye and had to he taken to Medicine lint to get the wound dressed. A good acreage has been seeded to wheat In tho vicinity again this spring. Partners are now busy seeding flax and oats. Mr. Eugene Hill has just finished threshing a field of wheat which was in shock all winter. Tho grade is fair and the price good. USE THE FACTORY ACT Heglna, Sask., May 24.-Only a brief session of the western Canada conference of typographical unlonR was hold heroitoday. Addresses of welcome wero made by prominent labor leaders. In the afternoon tho parliament 8m tidings and H.N.W.M.P. barracks were visited. At the evening session, a resolution was passed protesting Against tho enforcement of compulsory service until such time as the woalth ot the land has been conscripted and tho electorate lias boon given an opportunity to decide tho issue by the ballot. A resolution was also passed thanking Premier SIfton and Hon. C. W. Cross, Alberta, for the passing of the Factory Act. Ottawa, May 25.--Discussing tho probable details of the selective conscription bill to be Introduced In tho house tho Citizen says editorially: "Tho government would wish to divorce itself from tho administration of the act. commencing with the appointment of boards or bodies In'each centre vested with the power of selecting those who must go after all and sundry shall have been enrolled as a matter of principle. There has boon some suggestion that tho municipalities might appoint boards, but. tlioro is no guarantee that they would undertake such a job. Some doubtless would be willing, others opposed entirely. The plan of having judges appoint men to do tills work and providing for appeal to another judge from any contested decision seems likely of adoption. "As the bill will not bo down before Tuesday at the earliest, there is still opportunity for further revision and consideration if It has not been finished." FUNERAL OF FORMER F ER (Vrnm Our Own CorrnsDonoent) Cranbrook, B. C, May 23.-The fun-oral Saturday afternoon of tho lato Nils Hanson from the city hall was the largest ever held in tho city, and people of every walk of life being in attendance. The body lay in state in the council chamber from Friday afternoon, thousands of people paying their last mark of respect to the departed. A wealth of floral tributes wero banked about the bier testifying to the high regard in which deceased was held. The funeral, which was under the supervision of F. M. MacPher-son, was held at 2.30, the remains being conveyed to the cemetery on tho Hanson motor truck, escorted by fifty-five cars, the line of motors extending from the post office to the cemetery. The pall bearers, old time residents of tho city and district, were G. Erlckson. Chas. Edwards. A. Doyle, R. L. T. Galbralth... N. A. Wallinger. and Geo. Hogarth. Services wore conducted in Christ church, Rev. W. H. Bridge being the officiating pastor. Conrad Johnson, nephew of the deceased, was the chief mournor. Peter Mntheson, who has been ill in the St. Eugene hospital for the past week, has sufficiently recovered so as to enable him to leave tho institution. 33 gUTTER For Saturday Only Choice Creamery Butter per pound - 45 want $2.50 FOR 1917 wheat Ottawa, May 25.-No appointment of food controller has yet been made, but the choice is understood to still rest between C. A. Magrath. chairman "f the international waterways commission, and W. Sanford Evans. Fargo. N*. TX, May 23.-A basic price of $2.50 a bushel at northwestern terminals was agreed upon tonight as the figure the government will be urged to guarantee for the 1!HT wheat crop at the meeting here of northwestern grain growers after an all-day session. ORION (From Our Own Con cspondont} Orion, May 23.-The now dopot for Orion arrived hero on Saturday and was unloaded into position in a short time. The box car previously hero will bo used as a freight shed. Tho branch of the Standard Bank horo has opened for business in C. M. Robb's store. Many farmers who have formerly gono to Manyberries or Pakowkl to do their banking or to get express or freight will now come here instead. Work was started on A. Bergman's new meat market on Saturday. Miss M. Rogers, teacher of Six-Six school is unfortunately ill this week, consequently tho town children have a holiday for the time being. I I,arge quantities of grain aro still ; coming in, every farmer wishing to | participate in the high price prevail ing. They are taking out loads of coal, posts, wire and oil. Hewitt and Black's hardware have a car of gasoline and kerosene In at short intervals but cannot keep up with the demand. All the power outfits sold this spring arc giving satisfaction and have been the means of seeding a large acreage of grain. A. L. Thompson is having a new house erected. The cellar is already excavated. Mr. Robertson had a good congregation on Sunday, his sermon being on the subject: "Does Christianity Pay?" The new organ was used for tho first time. Mrs. S. Eggleston being the temporary organist. The Orion ball team kept up its record of victories by defeating the Pendant de' Orielle team yesterday. The local team played a great game, holding their opponents down steadily throughout the game, shutting them out with 7 scores to 0. Bjork-lund pitched his finest game this year and was well caught by Everson in his usual brilliant style. The Pendant de' Orielle team put up a good defence but their utmost efforts failed to keep j�i down the Orion scores, or to win for them a solitary run. This game conclusively proves that the Orion ball team is in a class by itself,' overwhelmingly superior to the other teams in this district. The test will come when Medicine Hat comes down to play on Saturday. Place your orders early as we have only a limited quantity to dispose of Every Pound Guaranteed We Have Reduced the Price of FRESH FISH And owing to the high cost ot* other Food Products you will find considerable saving in buying more fish. Our supplies come from the Atlantic. Pacific, Lake Superior and the Northern Lakes P. BURNS & CO. Ltd MAIN MARKET-3RD A\>E. SOUTH, PHONES 412 & 1388 DOMINION MARKET - COR. 4TH AVE.