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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta 'WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 1917 THE LETHBHIDCE DAILY IIRRAI.D PAGE Tempting As toothsome as the implies.' name Three of a kind Keep them in mind. MADE IN CANADA Delicious, long- lasting.; The third ;of the iWrigley trio of refreshing con- -J fections. Good for teeth, breath, appetite and digestion. Sealed Tight Kept Right I Chew it after every meal The Flavour Lasts JF 3 E Ottawa, Mar 33 saJfl totlay that representatives of the Winnipeg grain exchange and Imperial wheat commission, who Lave been conferring with Sir George Foster, have been suc- cessful fn thcfr efforts (o get the gov- ernment HUpporL of the plan Lo pre- serve Iho eilaUng channels o[ grain trade con nee (Ion with tfic handling of Iftc ?raln crop, vlilcli will largely be purchased by the allied eovcrn- o[ spccuIntloD, 11 la learned, has been agreed upon, but many of Lbo details still remnln lo Lc worked out. Afler the conferences arc concluded, Sir George will probably Issue a atntcmcnt. Elimination of the specu- lative elc'menl will, IL fs believed, have a beneficial effect in hooping down tho price of roodstiifla. Co-operation ot the United States government will be necessary [n order lo preserve Iho clmnnols of Brain trade running through'lhat country. A NEW EXCUSE why are you so laic, FrankJc? you teacher, IL la mother's washing day. Sho lost (he 1M of the boiler, so I have been The general plan to preserve exist- sUlIrT on the lop to Veep the steam K machinery, with the elimination In.' FAR MS LOANS (ALBERTA FARM LOANS ACT) l.o Farmers, Knnclicrs' and1 Dnivyincn mny bcoblninciHor n period of 30 years on (irst Mortgiigc Security. Interest Kales a( Actual Cost. mny be made" by cqnnl an- iiiia 1 installments of Princiiinl nnd In- terest. Full payment accepted at- end of 5th year or nl. any lime Uicrenfler witliout jioLicc or bonus. r. for further information address: W. V. NEWSON, Deputy J'rovlnolal Treasurer, Wawilon, Allrerls. Provincial Phone Plant Men on Strike Over the Province Calgnry, May nil In read1 ?p for Iho opening or Ihc confer once 01 Alberta Mclliodlst cJiurche lierc loilay ol tho Central Methodls church, the fact has come before Hi stallonlng commillco llial lliere Is dearth of clergymen in the province B result of the European war. More (linn CS of the pastors gone .to the war zone. Tlrig'ts th rourleenth session of the Albcrl and never before has th slaUonlng committee had SQ oiuc trouble In tinning mlulBtcrs for th clmrchos and missions tlrnl must b eupplied. Not only have mlb cnllslen, but practically all of 111 probationers'hflre gone to (hcifron iio stationing committee was session all day yesterday, H Is com posed of two representatives froi each rtlFtricl. or 65 Th llsllcAl committee is also In scs nfon and Till' make Us report tli morning. Tho convention will Ifli. until Juno 6. The retiring nreslden la [lev. Gcorfo a. Webuor, nor.s lonctl at Slclllcr. The secretary llov. T. D. Jones, of Peace Hlfer. The laymen arc here also In a goot If numucr, nnil will to presided ove by J. B. Dull, Calgnry. Examination will be held hero for probationers cii'cr (he pulpits, Word receive herj lost night tlmt Dr. Eben Crura my, who was to deliver Iho prlncln address, will not bo able to alltnil. SASK. UNIVERSITY SENATE. Saskatoon, Sask., May FrcilcrlcK llaullnln, chief ha been elected the: chancellor of th University of Saskatchewan by clnmatton, succceillng Hon. K. Wetmore, rctlreil. Iflglil A Newnham, Prince Albert, elected a member of Iho senile b acclamation For the Uallleford .dl Irlct thcro will bo R eonlrsl betwee It. n. Baric, harrlsler of Ujttletor and Dr. H. A. McLtlrg, HMIklo R. McCMncy, M.P., been nominated, wllli two lo be olcc cd. To represent Ihc high -'fcnoo colloglnles, Ii) SHADE TKKKS OUT DOWN HY GERMANS HETltUA-T VliOM PKUO.VXK During tliclr hasty retreat from Poroone (he German? j'cf founJ time to reck OieJr vecEeance on Iho countryside as well as on the Inhabitants, ami vcrywhcro Hie visitors (ountl irees cut down and IhruviJi ai-russ the road to K'nilcr the advance. A squad of Hrlttsh soldiers ts engaged lu clearing be trees. TDleplionc plant men afttl linemen of ra.lveya and telephones. Is suppos- etl lo be in Iho city but could not be reached up to 2 o'clock this after- noon. Edmonton, May la the only place In Alberla that has comnletc telephone service today, .fol- lowing ihc strike ot the entire govern- ment telephone service at 'A o'clock this afternoon. In Calgary, Lcthbrlrtge, Medicine Hat, and all other IOUTIS and villages throughout lha province employees' department quit work at the hour ap- iwidled, in accordaucc a resolu- tion unanimously agreed upon at a meeting in Calgary Sunday. S'.rlhtng employees include linemen. tToundiucn, swllchboardiocn, cable- men, and "Ewllchmen, and the entire service Tvill Le crippled by Thursday morning, although automatic service In Calgary and Lethbridge will be able to continue in operation for a fen- hours after the strike has actually tak- en cfletL. The men declare them- selves to be In earnest, and will slay out until tlic government consents to ,mect their terms, or submit to arbi- .oday. The It is not a qucs- (ration. All electrical employees of of wages, If it of n-orkine condi-l the government are atTecteil by Hie Jons. J. Harmer, deputy minister) decision at the Calgary meeting. n the employ of Ihe provincial gov-' rninenl telephone system vrcuL on' Irlke today over ihc province. The men In Lctlibridg'e struck about 12.30, lhor north, the strike was called three o'clock. It Is understood Lout 100 men In all aro affected. Telephone operators are not on Irlke. Just what the men are striking for s not clear. H does not seem to be a matler of wages. It Is polutod out [tal Hie wages paid In Alberta are as ,igh or higher than arc iiald In an) ither province. It Is believed thp ource of (he trouble Is the govern- ment's failure llius far to recognize ho union, which organizers have been working on for a lane time. The strike here affects about half i dozen men, but with Ihc automatic ilanl ft will cause no cessation in lele- one service. In Calgary Calgary. Way linemen id plant emploj'ees of Hie Alberta [ovcrnmenl telephones arc on strike Ottawa, Mftr a day ot comparative quietude Iho political situation began to simmer again to- day 'following Ihe announcement in the newspapers Lint Sir Robert Bor- dea and. Sir Wllfriil Lauricr have j'een In cons ull a lion in an endeavor to'arrive at a solution of Ihe diffi- culties' which confront parliament. There was further speculnlion when it was learned Irat Sir Wilfrid, ac- companied by Fred Pardct, chief Lib- eral whip, aud E. M. MBcDonald, had gone to Montreal to confer with Sir Corner Gouin In regard lo the situat- ion developing jn thai province. Pre- dictions as to what Is likely to Imp- pen range all the'way from tdc or- ganization of a national government, Incb.isive ol representatives of both political parlies, to a general elec- tion with tbe opposition standing for referendum. Formal Inloducllon of HIP. conscrip- tion bill liv Sir Robert IJonlen Is aa far as mailers are'llfcely to progress In 'parliament this week. Then the details of the proposed plan will he known and the members of Lhc house vrlll-be In1 a heller position to defin- itely make up Iliclr minds as lo the course they pursue. CONSCRIPTION. (Financial Times.) As the only other English-speaking country on the North American con- tinent, as severed by a purely artific- ial -boundary of three thousand miles, nd aa possessing only tfioul one- twelfth of the population of the con- tinent, Canada la necessarily to n great extent affected, nnd even to some extent overshadowed, by tlie actions and conditions of the neigh boring Republic. So long as the Un- Slates was at peace and without (ompulaory military service, Thu Financial Times recognized that com puls'pry mtlllary service (at any rate beyond tho borders of the Dominion) presented political difficulties. The tlic United States, having entered the war, determined upon compulsory It became utmost morally impossible for firiq to tlo wJlhnuL 11. The Dominion Government has been prompt to the obligation frupoacd upon H by tlid American action, nnd vlll appar- ently be pro mill lo carry It out. The drftft at present proposed cnn difficulty ajid with- dislocation of trade anil Jndjialry. It can be raised without touching any but ,the unnecessary trades and without taking under the colors any but those, who have nobody dependent for supp1 The duly o[ Ihe'Government, how- ever, .will not have been done when these men fire under Ilia colors. Mill tary conscription merely makes more necessary than ever-llioso forma ol Cconctiile conscription n-lilclr have been urjscrl InjiThc, Financial Tli two years.. Once we Biaumcd lite to1 compel Certain iCa.jftdlan clllzcna lo go io we cnt Dr. Normnn Hlftf'fe, ind I muM assuredly also compel all 6'hcr A. J. Fyko of have been iCJiidLllAri citizens to make tho very jJooJerfito sacrifice InTolvoJ (n What the Press Agents Say AT THE EMPRESS The pretty nory of Iltik- "1'ep" u cl.Hd ol poverty the 01 a i.iiry :m.i (lie heart ol an ;s lolil iii -Tlic JluttcrCly iirl." liiirO i Liu Ki-Thi-'r by I'ollii'l I'k'urc Clays One of ihp llio play i? (li'lJj-J, lliing That l 'The Isllimu aniuspintm of [n portrayal of in and lov-? for evorv- yh to on Illr-Bu'i bii; fair Till.; i: at c) L. AT TUB ORPHEL'M tor fur, Wilson's Auction Galleries On June 0. iili unlimited the jtrlni ipuls aii'l iinplc SI-U the diorus lo display tlitlr Mul- i iluoa's I'itnii- is proving a ing as ii Joos ID su- fanny slluallons it certainly' hits the Lull's oyc for popular approval and wins Die audlcm-e llic mo-J tnt-nl tlie curtain risca. Tomorrow, (Tliursdayl will see an Qnllrc Hiango of program, CJiuiaps be.'nH the ofTcriiiB, anil will wind up tlic en-i fageincnl of the Harris 6 I'roy play-j ITS. H'lio BO to JloDsc Ja w for a re- If i turn engagement. Having already play- THE DAUGHTERS AND MAIDS a sUUvn ivDehs1 stand in that city. (.'ollece Cliunnis wjll jiroi'o Just -as laughable and no less Ihteresilng than aui' of llielr former productions. Special Notice Owing to my having to conduct a large FAHM SALE AT BEAZ- ER ON FniDAY and then a BIG SALE OF LIVE STOCK at the C. P. R. STOCK YARDS, CArlDSTON ON SATURDAY there will be no sale at my Auc- tion Galleries Ihis Saturday. But Don'l Forget ihe BIG SALE OF FURNITURE, W1U- TON RUGS, AXMINSTER SQUARES, CONGOLEUM RUGS in various sizes. You should wait (or this sale if you want good sluff. NO OLD JUNK. We will also have chiffoniers, Dress- ers. leather upholstered chairs and a great variety to choose from at proper adjuslment of our methods of living to llic abnormal circumstances of Ifae limes. The National Service Commission, which lias Ihus lar fccted no visible improvement in our economic methods, must cither gel down Lo business or make war some much more energclid uisd reso- lute authority. The Finance -Minister is under a. greater obligation (ban ever to see to it that our taxation system Instead of being a haphazard device for grabbing conspicuous ac- cumulations .of wealth, is a carefully lerlspd mechanism for imposing uu all'alllie ilie of bearing Uieir proportionate sliare of the country's b.urdec.' The conscrlplion measure docs noL By any means, satisfy ail the dc- uands that (he peopJe of this country lave a rlghLJto maho upon Ihcir GovernmonU 'II docs afford cvldcncr- of courage, and right feel lug, and it does therefore encourage Hie hope that of the Govcrnmcnl's duly will be'perrormed In due time. REFUSE PROTECTION ON BELGIAN RELIEF SHIPS May The Nbrd.i'nentschc Allgcmeinc lung, a copy of whicti has been re- ceived here, contains Germany's reply lo Ihe Helghm HeHot ihade tliroiigli the Dutch, that the commissions' vessel hovrvin Enelaml should not bn attached on-'.tlio voyage from the Thames lo Hottcrdam and back. Germany rejects the proposal say- Ing l( would mean the suppression of iibniBTine wnrfarc on (he days tho vessels pausing through the area, as would Lc (he only-' Ty-ay of excluding (he policy of firing ph the ships through mlsluhcn Drllish on the same days Vould bo enalilcrt ivMhoul danger to food Iransnorts from Germany proposes that (he ioft. charier steamers of Hie line "and use Ihcsc wllli llielr prescribed marking as escorts for relief ,vessels bn Iho Soiilhwold- AT STARL'AND Jlouerl AVanvIck, lias an Intcr- natioQal rcpulatlon as one of the out-1 standing actors of tlic day, nis icillral nnpearaiirc In LelhLrldgc at _ Starlniul tonight. In an intensely tas-'j dilating and gripping UetecLlvc dra-; ma, "The Argyle Case." 'The story is (hat of the mysterious murder of John] a multi-millionaire. In the lib-; rtiry of nis home. point strongly toward Argytc'e adopted, daughter, Mary, who Is the beneficiary; under his will, Arsylc having (juarrel-J led bitterly, with his son. llruce. Just' as tilings begin to look black for Mary, Asclio Kay ton. a great private delcc-- live. Is called In by Bruce aud takes i hold of ihc jcnse. Ills methods arc both nclentinc and swti'L slid the trail leads to a den of countHlclLers, by the use of the dictograph and other modern devices ihc real murderer .Is run lo cartli. From that Kay ton (Mr. Warwick) Inkea bold ;0f Ihe mystery the story Intensifiefih'in Interest working to n .surprising climax in the den of the cantiterrdt- crs. i AT THE MAJESTIC "The Uoslo'iiians arc, corn- is heard all line, irl ev-j cry city vherc thrnirical falcnt Is re- cognized. It is Ihis season's slogan among ihc various theatre managers. In those cities where the famous gresation of lalcnlcd young .ladles, are already booked to appear.- I'-The i CampLclls are was gan of the old heroic Illshland chief-] tains In the days when might Vas right lu the land of" the heatber. foregoing slogans arc aplly-. coupled together, bridged by.the centuries be- tween though they be, by. the an- nouncement that Ihe Famous Boslon-j flro (hie spftson nrcsentlng'the i lost notable operatic achlevcmcbt ofj lie decade "Bonnie Jean1' the brilliant I nd tuneful Highland-opera. :Abound-' ug in spnrklins comedy, freah as the lew on the heather, repJcle Trilh.a vonderful operallc "ecore, .and preten- ious in rich coslumc nnd scenic ef- "Boiinie Jenn" will uiidoubleclly .core a most emphatic hit when It is presented by the Famous Doslo'nions icrc next Tuesday, June 5th at; the .lajestic theatre. OF ENGLAND Will Hold listDrive IN THE -S. O. E. HALL ON Thur. May Proceeds for Palriolic Purposes. Refreshments Admission: Gentlemen 50c Ladtei 25c TJcKcts can be obtained from any member ot the Lodge. COMING TO THE MAJESTIC SO O N AN HONEST BOY A grocer leaned over the counter nd yelled nt a lioy wlio ctoqd cioso o an apple barrel: i "Arc you trytn' (o steal (hem nu- ilcs. Iho boy (altered. "I'm ryin' nol '3 Nights, Starting Tuesday, June 5 B. E, LANG OFFERS THE FAMOUS BOSTDHIimS OPENING BILL THE DELIGHTFUL SCOTCH OPERETTA BONNIE JEAN HAUNTING MELODIES, INTOXICATING DANCES FROLICSOME COMEDY Change of Bill Night Ijil, 75c, 50c, Seals, on Sale at AKilnlbolaj Store Saturday Morning, ir TONIGHT AND TOMRROW By Special Arranaemtnt With-Kltw; and Erlangen J. Selznlck Pre- sents the Great IO B E R T A W AR W IC K IN THE GREATEST DETECTIVE DRAMA EVER SCREENED 'THE ARGYLE CASE? Duet from 11 Simm and Mr. Fleming. "Luke's Busy Comedy. Prices Acluits 25e, Children Mats., Adults 20c, Children 10c TODAY HARRIS AND PROY'S MUSICAL COMEDY QOMPANY 1 PnESENTINO' T1JE SIDE-SPLITTING COMEDY 'Muldoon's Picnic7 Thiirs. Fri. Katnrday "College Matinee D.l'lly.' Prldl................. Children 10e; AduKl Evcfllnj Prlcei: Children 25e; Adulti'SOc r ,J.FISeHERa8.V Little Olrl Hur Only Ooei to the I PriCei IOC and ISC >nJ Ltaves Also Joker Comedy ind i ;