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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 26, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY 26, 1910 THE LETHBRIDGE HAIL'S' 1IERALT> PAGE FIVE IflRONTOim GRANTED 48-llOyR lEK TORONTO, M�y 26.-Th� probability of  general strike In Toronto was artatly (vened today by tha announcement made/tnia afternoon that the omployers of the metal trade* Kad conceded a 4�-hour waok without deduction from preaont pay; double pay for overtime and rocoanltion of prln-o.'ple of coliactlve bargaining. The atrlkePB are atking for a 44-hour wefk, but it ie thought they may eoNipperhls* this and avoid an jippcaV to the other trade unions for a general itrlke which ia to be voted on tonight. EMPLOYEES ASeBOARO In the preRtn'ble of.*h6)r Teijucsl to the mtniBter oT Jnbor for au .arbilru-lion board, the civic employees, through the irrosldent of llie local union, No. 70, John Marsii, and Secretary Derrloott, atato that T�*erea8lill attempta heretofore mado for the adjustment of the yflge dispute have abaolutety failed aod the present situation. If �lIow��d to remain in Us tin-settled oonditioo, may result In a sen-fal strike of the civic employees, ' therefore, a >boaxd is asked (or to endeavor to adjust the matters under conBlderatlon. v The demands or the employees are particularized as follows: Hours of employment shall ibe changed from those ^ at present in force in the city offices | to the followihgi Monday to Friday, working hours to be from 8.30 a.m. to 6 't>.in., end oa Saturday tr6m S.3l) to VJ, A wage Increase lot |20 per month to be gran tad. Powerhouse engineers, an eight-lio'ur day ivltU a 25 i)er cent, increase. Machinists the same rat,e ot increoso. Time and a lialt for all overtime for nine hours, Douiblo time for Sundays and all civic and pufbiiu holidays. Ivaborers, 55 rents per hour, with working day of eight hours. Wnter-work^,,department: ' l>itch dig-gers. (!0^ cents per lipur; pipe layer.-?, 66 cents: .Street railway: Assistaikt-foreman, 71U ^ents per hour. Motormen. an Hlgln-hour day, Jo e tire department a monthly in-creaso^of ?2Q 1? asked. In the arbitrali-on^request H is stated that the persoris affected number 100. n further states th-at Donald McAa/bb, prestdent; of th� Tradestand Labor Council, Is "wllHttg and ready and desirous" of sitting as r^resenta-ttvo oC the employees on the board and to act as a member of the board. Ottawa Confirms It OTTAWA, May 26.-The minister of labor has appointed a^board of conciliation to deal with the dispute between the city of Lethbrldge and munloipnl employees, including street men. Mr. JS, H. , Wilson of LetU-brklge, will representThe city and Mr. n. M^cNab, also of Lethbrldge, the emplidyeea. They are conferring on the selection of a chairman. � CONSIDER BULGARIAN TERMS > terms. ' * > ? ? > E Extension Expires Tliursday of This Week and Germans Will Then Sign? Soldiers' Plot at Cemetery Was Consecrated^--Union Jack. Unfurled PROHIBITION AND , WOMAN SUFFRAGE TiA.hhKS. Texas, May 26,-Complete, returns from- more than one-halt of tho state today showed that the voters of Texas In the election on Saturday prdbably bad adopted amendtnents to tlie state constitution IdTprovide pro-hlWtioh ot the liquor traffic and to oxt^tW suftrage to women. The vote wt^s;' For prohtbltlon, ^4,695; against, 47,l4l FOr suffrage, 55,153; lagainst, BI,S88. On Sunday, May 18, Penetang reXrt-ed to the old time. in spite of an uncomforUahle wind blowing across the cemetery, making a good part Oi^ (be service jnaudlible, the memorial service urranged by the Al'exander GaU. fchapter, of the I. O. D. K., for' 'consecrating the soldiers' plot; which the order ias taken in trust to look nfter, took place on Sundsiy afternoon. It \\"as a solemn and impressive function in keeping with -its nature. ' Tiie prifelude to the proceedings -was the rendering pt "Rock of Ages" by the city band. This was followed by prayer 'by the Rev. De'noon, who officiated. Then cave aii address by Mayor Hardie, who dwelt on what* the nien at the front had done and how ,l*ey had laid down tbclr lives to defend their country and to protect the women and children. The moist impressive moment of the ceremony came in the stepping forward of the regent of the order, Mrs. Ewert, announcing the unfurling of the tlag in honor of the dead heroes. With the baring of heads by the audience and the playing of the National Anthem'the Union Jack rose to its place on ther flagpole which was pre sented rhy Mr. W. H. Holt- In' very appropriate language, full of the spirit of tho occasion, Mrs. 3. .N. Ritchie, j past regent, paid a tribute to those j who had fallen overseas, and wjiose j memories were venerated along with | those -trho at present slept In the cemetery. She expressed the proud privilege the chapter of the I.O.D.E. railway phaa in keeping as a sacred trust the plot hallowed for the soldiers. "Nearer My God, to The�" came from the hand, and with an address and benediction by the Rev. Denoon, who said that the present occasion reminded him of tliose/greater and more pathetic occasions at the front where heroes were consigned to their graves, the service closed with the feeling domi-nunt amo;ig9t those present that the Parught�rs of the.Em'^re had taken on" a faithful service. PARIS, May 26.- llic Ficnch government luis received from the German peace delcgtUion the assurance lliat it will ask foi^ no furl^icr e.vlension of time for consideration of I lie peace terms. The e.xtensioi) gi-anlcd last -vveeli cxjjires Thursday. Three New Notes PAKIS, Way ':c.-The German peace delegation today sent three new notes to the secretariat of the peace conference. The notes deal respectively with reparation and Tesponsibiiity, German property in allied countries and German religious missions abroad. Delay Austrian Terms PARIS. May 26.-It Is probable that the presentation of the pface terms to the Austrian delegation, will he delayed until next week, according to RiBUter'a, Limited. Delays in completing the draft of certain sections arc said to 'be responsible. Resume Italian Negotiations PARIS, May 20.-There were'indications today in peace conference circles that the negotiations :for the settlement of the Italian problem were being resumed after a week's suspension. Indlcatiotis that a strong effort is being nTudo hy the French, British and Italians to haVe the Treaty of London signed by tliose powers in 191D, just before Italy's entry into SHORT NOTICE of AUCTION SALE ON THE PREMISES, 208 19th STREET SOUTH TOMORROW, -^Al , COMMEN'CING AT 2 O'CLOCK PROMPT Frank Waddington Instructed by (he owner, who is leaving the city, will sell by public auction a.s iihove the Superloi- Household FURNITURE And effects including-SPLBXDliJ PIAXOTORTE In MAHOGANY CASH, bcautifni tone and in A 1 sMape; KANDSOMK CHINA CABINET in quartered oak; Secretaire In Solid Oak; Oak Extending Dining Table; Set Oak Dining Chairs; 3 Occasional Ta'bles; Oak Morris Chair; Oak riockers; Very Ijarge Heater; Oak Sidev board; Handsonip KbECTUlG DOMIS; 2 Al Electric FL^tures; "New Home" Sewing .Machine; Oak Drciser.s and Stanils; Beds, Springs anil .MatireHses; Clock; quantity of Illnoleum and Car-pefting and Ilugx; Feather Hed; Pictures; Toilet Ware; Drop Leaf Table; Chest of Drawers; KITCHEN .STOVE; Kitchen Utensils and many smaller i!eiii.>i of general utility. SALE COMMENCES AT 2 O'CLOCK PROMPT TERMS CASH * PHONES 770 and 469 Waddington Sells Without Reserve. // you have any Furniture to Sell see me at the Sale Tomorrow, and give me full particulars. ' You tan get a bigger price through me than any other medium. � � ' three days commencing on Thursday of this week. May 29th. strong pictures, is seen In the leading role, and, one more, as a Prench-Ca-, , I nadlan prospector, he gives a wonder- ATSIAKLAMJ (ful characterUatioii. When he ap- As a child, Fannie Ward made an i peai;s on the screen as Jean Dubois adorable cupid in the production, I with his giant form and be-witchlng "Pippine;" now, in "Tlie Narrow .smile you can almost smell the fresh. Path," the screen version of the sue- i Canadian northwest, and feel the strength and power of tlie great enticing outdoors. Mr. Lewis is espec- cejsful stage production, she is bent on Cupid's business and nobie self-sacrifice. The play umior the management of A. H. Woods had a powerful appeal and the cinema transla- the war, forraUhe basis of the bettle- lion of it, b.vOuida Bergere un lor �.....� � AT THE COLONIAL The attraction at the Colonial Theatre for three days starting today will be the delightful Paramount feature "Such a Little Pirate." in which Lila j Lee, the newest Jesse L. Laaky star Is featured. Those who have had the good fortune 6f seeing Lila Lee in her other photoplay successes have been charmed with her clever work, tor j she is hailed by critics 'as the cohiing Mary Piekford of thife films. "Such a Little Pirate," her latest play,  is a splendid combination of romance and adventure, coupled with -superb settings and beautiful photography. The screamingly funny L-Ko comedy, "It's a Bird" will put lots of laughs Into the program. This is a two reel comedy, and one ot the best L-Ko's ot the y,ear. Erfdie Lyons and Lee Moran will be seen in their latest comedy success, "The Strike Breakers" another laugh provoker. / Lovers ot delighttu'i, scenery and "back to nature" films will revel in the beautiful educational scenic film "The World of Wonders in Jaspar Park" an exceptionally fine Him of the Rockies. The orchestra will be heard in accompaniment. TODAY AND TOMORROW A. H. Woods Presents Fannie Ward As Marion in The Extra Selected Star Photoplay in Five Parts 'TBE NARROW PATH" As Played tor a Season at the Harris TiJeatre, New York 'WOLVES oFkULTUR' And Good Comedy "GOING! GOING! GONE!" Well you're going to like me. I'm, the program-which is sure to be en- goln' to get ^ou and hold you." And he doe.s it. "Code of the Yukon" Is being" shown at the Empress today and tomorrow, and iu addition, other special selected reels are being shown to complete joyed by everyone who sees the prp> duction. Smoke "piayerVNavy Cul" Cigarettes wrapped in Tin foil. \ FIRST NATIONAL ATTRACTION CMPRESS CONCBRT MUSIC EMPRESS Wh^re You Like To Go. Tonight and Tomorrow A Gripping and Fascinating Story of th� Canadian North We�t t"!^ YUKON With MITCHELL LEWIS "A MAH IN A MAN'S. COUNTRY" * A l^lgr Feature Comedy Featuring MABLE NORMAND in "THE SLAVERY BRIDE" If you want the best in screen quality and gervlc* ycSU TlBlt the Empress. First National attractions are the arlatocrata ot acreen< land, and just ordinary pictures won't go with them at all.' AT THE EMPRESS. "CODE OF THE YUKON" AT THE EMPRESS One ot the most gripping and fas-, cinating stories of the Canadian-i Northwest ever screened, "The Code of the Yukon," is now being shown at the Empress theatre. It ia full of ItTe and thrilUhg scenes, and is sure to hold the attention qf everyone who sees it, from beginning to end. Mitchell Lewis, who .will be remembered for his excellent work in "The Barrier," and several other today Paramount Plcturaa'�< Pretent lila^lee "suchauhl^ pirate" <^ Que of the best 5-iict features ot the year, L-Ko Comedy "IT'S A BIRD" 2 Reels of Roars Lyons & Mdr�n Comely "THE STRIKE BREAKER" WONDERS OF JASPAR PARK Educational Seanie . JScand l|c 17794732 3388 ;