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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta DAILY PAGE FIVE; TJIUllSDAY, NOVKMUKU The High Cost of Living ,1, pttawn, November _ passes II Imi'oiiicH and more rvi- i ileul Unit (hi! Illiih Cost of l.lvini; Is largely the Cost of Ihe part of liiose in nulborlly. Tlio llonien (Jovernmenl or should ItMe. at this moment. three reports on Ihe Cost of Living, but acts on none of One very exhaustive report ill two volumes drawn up by Mr. Coateu the Dominion statistician, before Ihe war dimmed tin; face of affairs, u-as printed iu blue book form a yivir nftc-r the slarted. Tbe Uconomle Com- mission, of which .Mr. J. W. navolln. i-apliiin of the urcal meal industry of Canada, iind tbe Ininerliil Munitions loading luiMliber. was started out on n Khnihr iplcst about a year lino, but. so far nothing has been heard from it. Sik'm- Rives consent, as it were, j Tlio third report collected by the late I Dr. C. C. James. Professor ami Mr. U. YV. Hirer of tlli'! most rxprir! investigators in Canada, I must bt> in band now; bill it lias nol seen Ibe liirhl. j Uriintrd that the Kconomio I'om- lias not yet liid'd up iis voli'e mid doesn't intend to. as Air. i Mnvelle is ill iis midst, ibc- Covern-; nielli still two (s on lliKh Cost of Living which must sup- ply 111'.' roijiiisitc data for a i-omtmri- ni'n of liefore-tho-war anil ivar prices. In a word, tin- r.ovurii- nnint has plenty of information t jiheail on and the only lai-ss now is tin1 williniin. late aKiiinsl the forcstalieis and food monopolizers, who are the Govern- ment's chief friends. Tile nnrili'ii Government rr.nmi' plead that it has no power lo rrsi'i-- ate prices without the ratlflr'itiini o? I'nrilainiDit. because it tool! Ibis plen- ary power at Hie bi'Rinnini; of the war with tbe full consent of I'arlhi- 1 inent and people. There is reason TO thai the Government assum- ed this power, not !o regulate jta friends. IVod but to lieajl off further attempts on the part of Parliament to gel al tiic 01- As long an tin; Government has the power to jmt a stop to the evil and fails to do so. tin: food no- tirers are quite safe, because nobody has lite power to touch them InicL. nob nosers pulled hia most At. wlnni-ns. smile, also Mr. Crothol'B. alao patriot, Judso nil smiled and lunral tholr' tooth, which arn ex- i-e'Ient condition, to Ttialro abort work of tho Cos! ot Uvlns, but tlray refused lo not busy. "What can we they iwtmd. "Let tbe niunicjpnl- ily b.-ve" a lltlli! investigation of its own Nlii! tho offender. HrlliB I1'" name bore and then we'll sou." Of course tills is Hi" tion. uo Government bus romlui'liiil all tlie investigations Unit arc It haa all the inform- ation it nnotls and all the power ti. ihal can bo conferred by the laws and chairman of i f Morovor, U lias tlio iinnics Ions Board, is (.hlot ofloiidera and. Indued, some of the chief olTondcrs right re on tho spot in wlio are supposed to SOYU tho country In an exulted caiiacity, lint wno are really tlii-n- to Keen an eye on their own interests. Thoru is no tollini; what a panic-stricken Government, might dn if ih-'t eye reinoveil. Government, which 11 owned boil) and fioul liv the food monopolizers c-ii complain that It doesn't lino ...IIVIIIKIK about the business methods lEIil MLi i licit tbi' iudiciiirv of iln-1 a jury ill certain mil lo the dip r 'i v-t' :.i" v crnlloi, of Hie ailtlnK Ju 't, Mr J plo-.inu' t ,n JlHlM l, tlnl r. F. Harris, him jurors out ol bn m i id th it rullniv revotav the tin oftio C'o ill-! Dominion of C, in id i I h ipti I- o'd when idO-BI, Victoria, pis id In the Doinlnion of will i it Itniiminns i I Hit ndi t mioriov i tin fn t inn lirnl in U (ainn u n t iimmi SHIM U 11 UN i ut to ausv i i vine i nn> lie put to him u i mini i I his 'iti u I Mill' I Jl US I. Ull I Hill II 111 lltOll ill I ISO li North I th'iinlu mil ja in iw ns i n Inn d Hill iltl limb tbi on (li i I M. ni tm u mi lliU it til i ont-ltU i ,h If 1 tc 10 10 v il i 111 i I i d "U M The Rarest Treat to the Young Folks, the Wonder to the Older, the gratify- ing Entertainer to AIL the Biggest, Belt and Most Enjoyable CHRIST- MAS PRESENT for ANY Home: .1. I. ol 1" 1 L lIlKl TT 5" before Mr. Jus-lic mis niter irnici, Mr. Harris riRbl of trial b m mat his client was entitled lo a has been n inu li ,1 His Lordship b.'ld that no jury since lie usl be Kranted. Tlie result is llllll of Slater vi, tbe 111 the point ai issue will he uppuahi'l to; Justice Simlilo HIP Court of Appeal for settle-; U) allow tlie case lo nient The in tin: tneuntiine is j Court of App adjoiinied. j point, stated that, tin Tin-'issue hinges about Clause lot nui.-li interest ai of the Rules of Conn. This rule PREFERS JAIL TO HUSBAND ictoif v inL I Wife 16 Refuses tj R-tJrr HLT Senioi bilk I 1 of "-the men who put it "hern H since 1011 the Bordon Govern- ment lias from its mas- ters and tho results aro plain to be In two jumps tho tariff has no foity per cont. and the Brit- has practically dhap- Tho country is delivered, gag- bound, to the food mononollz- cr- to do with It what tliey will. What they will, now that tho tariff can hard-. put up another notch, 18 to In-; prices and squeese the con-1 .umcr out of his penny. Prices' hisb right now that many de- -e-'i. will be only fnd.j ii-.'V clothed and half warm this wln- but they will go higher. The l-.'.-t of privation has not bean Tbe food extort loners to make aovoral more squeezes j ,.Th8 Tbe Lady" with 'ipforc tne Bordon Government guts i g Mlller Kcllt tho leading role, sup- wKst In coming to it at the next son-i ported by Miss Helen Case will be 'i rep-ated high, aro really TUs is Hr. Kent's initial appoar- li-v; "con'-.idorins the price of ori'the screen r.lthougli he is '.veil mad'itlas and. tho value oj dollar. I !mov.-n on the acting stage. Vn what Hie earns havlnE created the role ol the 'Cow tliVrto-aen Government's food mon- m the stage version oi Clyde At The Theatres I) 1 ward...... luc v.-ith him." declared Mrs H i pui iMio hdilinid in tin nilions nil u noliu m ml rui1- loil" I, ti r- i niLst of bci li i-bin I I- loMiei tl I sin hi in. slid 1C I slit i slum d i u i t n I .Mrs. Joym-r bad siicnt one niglit with n Hlrl friend, r.'ul was a: the 1 u nil illon li i i- fi" nionii I0 wired her from her sister in Alabama City. Ala., when the officers i iniulc the arrest. Mr .loyner is "li years old. ins i wife 'is only !'i. anil they have hoen married inontiis. Tlie father and mother of tlie young iwiic came to police headquarters to :take Mrs. .loyner buck home. "1 had rather work and beg from I door to iloor than have her trying to get work. I have kept this far and 1 can keep on tioing it." said tho mother. And the sirl told the matron that she would not object to sroiiiL .laving seen "Twin Beds" at. to iicr mollK-r. but she would not tbe Majestic last one no longer B0 to her hushaml. wonders wby New York and tl'.e cffet e-ist figuratively went "Tv.-iu ISeds mad. To say that it is "comedy" i pui.ting it too mildly, for one is at :s to nntly desfrit I'cw il' Hiiv. ivinuiiiliniiitvs in llif circle of choice C.lirislmi.s -.ivsenls fan llu- Vidrola-ii is a seasonable, .lelijililfiil anil perinancnl Us liCul Music is revrnle.l in its i-epro.lnclion Hie wui-lfl's Hrcalesl artisls! Decide TODAY lo n N'icli'olti have Music in ihe home al C.lirisln.t.s time and VI-.H thercal lev! At tlie Majestic "TWIN BEDS" IS A REAL COMEDY jj having seen "Twin Reds" HOWL WOMEN AT LORD HALDANE are i'liilv realized the second act appoints a cabinet committee, consist-j "I16 ing of ".Messrs. Rogers, Crothcrs, and Doberty. to conduct another dilatory jTIIf and inilln'ercnt iuvesticntion into tlioi I S high cost of living, which it coniident-i ly hopes v.-lll outlast Its tenure of, existence, if not the period of ihe war. The CabinctMrio may tie rciled on to jolly the thing along until !Jie Una! catastrophe. After us tbe (la- Is the motto of tlie ileii Government. It realizes that its days are numbered. Wherefore it in- tend1; to have a good time mid more- over to alhvw the High Cost of Living who put il where It la to a good lime too. So far as the High THIS WITH 12 SELECTIONS Balance Easy Terms We carry Vicirolas in all' Styles and at all Prices. The MASON RISCH VICTROLA SERVICE makes the possession of this wonderful 'instrument easy! itamt Itsrh "THE HOME OF THE VICTROLA" Balmoral Block Lcthbridae 5P iiJULu TO PI CftM lybllw liitle'boys and Keep house for them Th-'5 l wo lads go out to oarn money to ktfep up llic little OEtaljlishinent One '.lay Bessie is run over in tlio _________ nreet Cfir 10 a et-ylish the flpst time in the history of'widow. The lady takes an interest in of Living kings 'are concerned, found himself wm their idea of a good time Is to bleed i touched which had to bo Ihe people while. When the.Ilerden Ur tlls two gir, and wheo "presiding the__civll_seB ._ ig couple, mako it up in a loving vowing to have noXhius more to do with liedE'' in llic futurp. A most cupable compKiiy intfirjiret the various roles in the play, and it i? Siife to suy thoy comprise the very j round company .-ocilv.'ork closR to stoves or should bo covered' with Thurc is no soiled rilacne amnioii hnttcr wa from ms If rati I Ble soon becomes a favorite with ihe j !n (act. that not ona minor detail is il sea vrealthy catrona. Such is the begin- Even the smallest articles arrieii by e 'foun SOPS out of ofiico it will ;hat a comparatively small in three was therefore narL of the Mr. .fustic railed in and tnolt over j in the District Court of-the District ight. human hogs have got all tho room, Mr._ Irwln, Heryicl. as "MI it ever arid anon. Hope springs tne had a bub> 'eternal In the human heart. Theioi poor .fellows come, jierh.niis, once a inciitli to Ottawa with the idea tact the Government will do somothins mid ail the Government does is to band out another gob of soft soan I nr course, can't go on tor- cver. Tbe deputations Bet wise and even good Tories begin to ahow anger j nt tbe bunk this Government ot con-1 (lder.ce men tries to put across. In short, ihe iniblic is in a rage and to abate that rage tho Government At Sta riant! ni furniture nre siiECially the company. To give a complete re- view of the story of the play would not be fnir to those who intend seeing it at the Majestic louight. for the play is to be given agnin for tho last time tonight at the Majestic. Followers of the famous actress, Thoda Dara.'will have another op-.ior- tunity of seeing her in a splendid pic- ItirizalJon of D'Ennery's fnrflOUR play. "The Two at Starland on Friday and Saturday. This la prob- ably the best known and most popular ).j plflOTer 'l lofl Sotkern and other! interested to know that this season artists natrons are assured 'ot a rare I there are no less than seven companies Treat no only in the play itself, but touring In ihe play throughout the LIV.IK. UIJ tatotos nnd rnnniln. Tbfi of W1UOW. 1 1IC Ililly .in n, nil, i 1! 11. me i the-girl-and when she recovers from aii round company ever seen b wiU] rhioroform. -os.iher injury gets her a position at the here. A splendid scenic production is1 ______________ establishment of a modiste. Here Bes- by the company, HO complete sle soon becomes a favorite with tile Hint nnt mm minor detail is wealthy natrons. Such is the begin- ofiiiiug of the interesting story told in loni Narrow at the Orpheum In rnniovc Hian with s tlio colors "THE GIRL HE COULDN'T BUY" MAJESTIC TOMORROW As further evidence of the popular- i ity of Sumner Nichols' great play of 1ms studied a new turn. It's latent trick is to. pass the buck, Passing tbe buck is now one of tho beat things the Bonlen Government does. PESO- the buck is an old trlclt of "Winnipeg inniueg,