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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER C. 1917 rim tjrniBRtDCF. DAILY HERALD PAGE FTVE Ottawa, Sept. Thomas White, minister of finance. denial lo from Toronto te the hsd beer, decided to Increas. military pensions by tf' cert. Thli announcement, said, without julhsrily. The trnmenl not havlnn arrived at jny decision xniloni to be granted. South Alberta Casualties KILLED IN ACTION J. Brltlon, Orivnum. I1 Ulllen. Maclcod. WOUNDED J K Johnson, I-cthurldso. Corpl. J. Hold. Mucleod. (Ouillin Pnu) Ottawa, -Sept. Melg'j'ii. solicitor general, this alter- noon Introduced the War Time tlec, bill which 1 present." he Eald, "atfecfs only an election m nearest female relatives of ur eiiicdltlonary forces who have led jlronithe shores ot Canada, aro flHn ho fomid lo vote. The wife or the Vahcouvtr. Sept. ..-Jack Boyd of Vancouver ll In the nolplUl In condition a rtsull stabbing affray In a local Jitney last night. Lewis Baker was ar- rested this morning at Bl.Jne, Wash., and taKen back Van- couver, chsrjid with -iolng tne stabbing. Btyd'i chances of recovery_ are .mall. He Is a son of Walter Boyd former chier ol police of Man., and now of Prince Albert, Sask. Boyd lo have been married today to Mil. len, who with Esile Crane ll held as a witness. W. A. Dodd TAILOR Holder of First Class Certificate. London, Ena'anJ. PHOXE 1810 242 THIRTEENTH ST. N. Beit workmanship and a perfect fit puaranteed. said, uiiecLH uuij llmo or war dorlne moM! ration, and toes out of ciUUiice entirely such period Is over. -The ncccsslly of a war llmo elec- lion act arises solely from Iho fact Hint there Is a war lime election, anu Ihe purpose of the bill now Introduced Is solely to mecl the eitraordinar) conditions, oncounlered, In the neccs now coulrciits the "Wo rind ourselves compelled to submit what Is really Ihe ilesllny of our country lo Ihe arbllramenl o the ballot at a time when tho best part of our manhood 13 struggling lu the throes ot death coiuliat overseas. Upwards o: of the eons of Canada arc- absent from our shores and of those 1L Is o moral cer- tainly Ihal a large percentage, will not ho phvskally oblc to eicrclEC Iho (ranchlse. The nearer we approach the rcnllty that .1 general election Is Inevitable the more regrettable l.ic necessity for such an election ap "We have'' passcil n Mlllary Voters Dill which lo tlin besl of our powe places the franchise wlLbln the rcac ol our fighting men, but no effort o Ibis parliament can do the Imposslbl and enablo all, or nearly all. ol those fighting men to Tote. It; may. indeed, llransplro thai-a relatively large pro- portion lire in eirect. though not statute, dlsfraiichlKd- An elecllon, Ihereloro In war parliculHr- ly at Ihls singe ot the war, is an In- justice and a great Injustice, to Hie overseas soldiers of Canada, and ol nil the classes to whom a country should never be. unjusl, the country s defenders comes first." to voe. e mothers, the and tho sisters ot overseas soldiers arc- by this bill cn- "11 will uo remembered that earlier In Hie session the prime minister Inti- mated to parliament ihal in hie Judg- ment it would be Jiroprj to eitc-ni He. Iranchlse to the women am free to ad cotiibiwn s. ml. and indeed uroud to the main. havlnB reeard to pursuits within Ion ol our population a 1 thing considered conducted themselves IsTctori- Many of however sons or brothers, tlielr very near review, Tul? melhoJ Is extended as to tile provlLco of. I'rlnce Kdvvard UlinJ, wberc there are no lists that can V'e tdoptcd. In the other provinc- es the lists already pres.ared aud n the lourie ol preparation provincial- y will be used, ami only surh tmuracr- btlon will be aa Is required to place the qualified women voii-ra tnu list ari to erase such name. cannot vote miller the ilausc respect in- .liens. In Hie c-illes of llnfirlo however, there are no complete lists tl prewnt in'erlslenic, and for thes cillM WW Hals be alun lines similar to those laid doivn b provincial alaniles, but necessarll more. elpcdiUoi'S- f'or lllclc cllle Ists will be judicially reviewed. Throughout Canada, wherever the IBIS arc obi Judicially reviewed be- fore- the election, and for scth por- llons as may nol be Judicially review od there will be the power to vote on certificate, and there will be tho rlehl to challenge a vote granted by the enumerator and to compel also BUth io go In by certificate. These votes- aro pieced in an envelope am AT THE MAJESTIC the Majestic Ihealre lonieM, fr'irtav nlshl and Saturday night, will be iihown one of lhe very Ilnest mot- luii pictures ever brought tu Canada. Theie will be. ihc maKnilicenl colored motion nli-lures entitled, "The, Inde-1 ,-endcnce or Ili-lglum. Sneclal attention drawn to the. Iscl by the Mairsllc management that these pictures arc not a set of old re- hashed "weeklies" but an autnennc, up to the minute- pictured slory of the more incdern hljMry ol Belgium. (out ot the are wonder- fully "photographed In natural colors, and give Ihc onlooker a wonderful In- sight Into the liner side of Ihe Belgian national history. There will be two performances nightly, at 1.30 and 9.00. another whom she meets, but who re- nierobcrs the mM'.loE only as a dream she tlnds herself In a strange Uile.uma which I'.nally culminates m onran Saturday h, ".r- nonilar Ucorec- Bebau will be seen la another 01 his character plays. "The Marce llnl Mil; Mont." Mr Beban needs no In ,oduc- tlou to I.elhbridee people, havlns en- deared himself by his excellent in "An "His SweehearL AT THE EMPRESS The Dlucblrd picture "On the Flelil Honor" is bchiR fent (o the Orphe- of Honor' is -_ um for the remainder ol the week. At the Kmpress Olgi Pelrova will be fea- tured in -Bridges nurnwl." (or Friday traiiclilsc to tnc women ui "u 0( subject to such conditions and lintlla- soil ol J and oUUlCCl IO 5UUU 1 lions as parliament might provide and ural S wl.atever cjU-nsIoi, or 'ho fran- these in M-ns made to one province should MH and H would seem unnal- I desirable 10 compel battle against their [he country from under Iho abnormal eemcd nlliliK and does. Indeed, con- tilutc In my judEmenl.a reasonab y cneral citcnsion ot Ihc rrancl. at 1.0 ,er. It will be obvious to all. that lie regard to the fact that as all ale emigrants lo this country trow Kin flnu against which Ihey ran scarcely wholly as divorced and wun verj admit to her arms men ot alien, birth or lo" lor a held beld oath or obligation an unl mil- since March 3L I. I h d_ ln characterize the making "I and all machinery for Hie making ol the lisls and il Is believed ILat Ibis bill 60 provides." Sir Wilfrid Laurler did nol have any obBerratlons lo offer as tb the merits ot tto bill. He said that 11 was not Ihc occasion lo discuss the principle of the measure. He, however, asked a num- assured Sir Wilfrid that Assyrians and Armenians who are naturalized will have the right lo vole. "I am glad lo hear Ihal." Sir oplled. Sir Wilfrid also enquired as lo the fled of llic measure in the provinces nproinu who (alls In love with a your.g l-.ugllsh- man, and aflcr her lover leaves (or London, finds her good name In dan- unless there Is a. speedy marriage. This lakes jilnce. but a misunderstand- ing makes lhe.girl Ifavo her husband Immediately following the ceremony atid lo earn her own llvlns The to War Mary fled of tic measure n f Ontario. Manitoba, Saskatchewan. and British Columbia, where "DIRECTOR y OF AUTO LIVERY AND OKAYING our 1 lo Il M who Is nol un of war It lias leeu 01 war iiniitiuDt- purpose to make this us tar as Me the central principle or the now Introduced. II IB Irue lliat war service does not consist wholly i ol jasia (Under me- our 1 toreed lo light who Is nol under till act allowed lo vote. lit nil War ary am1., eventually, tho family are reunlt ed. ATTHEORPHETJM Mi's I-milsc l.ovc-iyVwho has the ap pealing role of Laura Sheldon, In th liimerfly picture. "The Held of Hon- or." which will be shown Jl the Or- AspinwaU Potato Diggers IN STOCK SOLD BY E.A.SharmanCo. 1217 SECOND AVENUE LETHBHIDGE ho women now have franchise. ror lhe of the week. Vr Melnhen rccllcd (hat In effect '_ ilUSLrallan and proud of ll. well known on .tho ..legillm service uuL-n i---- -ounlrie-5 BDeah purport Canada generally will consider It nol oxlraclion nnd r.ol essentially Mr. Melghen replied that In n these provinces the right ol women o vole would be confined to Iho rela- tives of soldiers as already eiplalned. Afler lhe bill had been given first reading, Mr. Melghen slated It would bo taken up for further consideration tomorrow. The opposition leader ob- jected, on the score that It was an Im- portant measure and the members, should havo tlmo to discuss It. amonB Mr. Metghen 'replied llmt there was Mrlli naturalized within the j ilher business biforc parlla- The orders or the day were called before lhe matter was definitely dc- cl iu -Included among those of cnem Mrll, naturalized within the last II years are those who though born other European countries, speak] The of the day were nf-ilr that r. ly wll consider no e.acon an such sacri.ices should (rom those of ensmy b.rth. Auto Livery WE KNOW THE COUNTRY THOROUGHLY. PHONE US AT. ANY. HOUR OF THE DAY OR MIGHT. Phone 12O6 IT COSTS NO MORE TO RIDE IN A Comfortable Car We use a 7-pasienger Hudson In care of an experienced and care- ful driver. Tlie Hudson Anto Livery Phones: Day 658 Night 1289 J. PAPPAS, Owner. To them _ snomu iirom uiose m When the Is granted esempllnn from com n no Riven me iiwiju-j. s niv earnest hope and bollcl thai tlie slcp'now taken may lead to such re- "So far as legislation can. allain lhe end lhe obligation to war and tho right to war franchise, should "Bevond the two features 1 nave mentioned, namely, lhe addition of wo- men and dlsquallficallon of a certain tailed class or aliens, the provincial ranchlsc and qualification for voters are ndopted Ihronglioul every this Is nol all. The entire per sonal force and Influence of Ihese 300. 000 men Is stripped Irom them for Iho purpose of this contest, They arc the foremost ol'pur sons, lhe verj hone sinew ami virility of Canada Tlioit nt home who shoiljd be at home 'and those al 'home who should be erseas nre In the full enjoyment, no wnlle ml ejeinyi-cu only of their but of Ihe exer LC jn the !losuion (0 eicrclse a meas- tlon of all Ibelr facullles jr. whatever ot. control over those who bear direction they desire to exert them In hurdcn Wehavo in Canada his coiltesl, bul a pcn.lly rails on snealilnB. two classes so cx- -iose who have'been pure cnoush and Th onc i5 now eiemnt ]aw md tho other has been In er- elded ON STRIKE. Is withcld tnu tary service Is granted and "tends to-tlielr sons who are under age. I ma .id that to both these cases here have come from homes of tho Uople themselves that this i l it Is not fair wlltcti unueriius al-k. ed Ihal IhosB who for reasons special to themselves aro unavailable for tlie of war service, should not, ejempled trom wnr cerrlce. icy be called Esua Thlch mearn-the. sending of iroops who will go to r, battle against, their km; and, Hose who have been pure enousi, a-" bravf cnougli to fight our names, in i. Bno IQU ulllt, ._ hat they are deprived, in part ol tho (Ml CIerapl and is iWa acUs made and wholly ol their electoral In- Ljempl by Iaw7 f we forget of those who Bcrvlce: anilI lhe sc con no voice, but those lorr whom they sut- fcr are In the lull eriloyment ol every c m) ohjedlors AS to me L _ iu.__ Hie OTT'.S AUTO LIVERY Phone 1640 Night referred. I IJllbV, will make H plain lo Ho ngM listlf-io.-the 'lask'bf brlnglr.i wfca do Injuttlc. that under an ordin- franchise, would f.l upon or 1 le UILIC, o-the'rest of houhlers and on whose nearte i burden of lhe that I Is co nfl.'lts vigor even; IciMle nnd. whuse.-.fyinpathies rVcdlsposlllon of necessity cannot b dentical with the rest of Cataua. The Votera1 are the main features ol th act- Thfc elteralion of Ihe franchs of course, requires adjustment ,n Jb machinery of prcparat on o Mills. Till erto provincial lists have been adop ed In seven of Ihc provinces and th Dominion has ma'de its own lists Alberta Saskatchewan and the tubs bill provincial lists are adopted wherever they eilsl and so f is Itls possible lo adopt Ihem. In lh_ r'To-compei others our'western provinces where Ihc pro- lo those -incial lists contain he names of all women as well as..ol men Ihej, of rourse, cannot be adopted ami provi- sion is made for lhe preparation of he ists In these lour provinces In like manner to Ihc method, or obtaining for the past twelve years'In lhe prOTinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and In tlm Yulron. In those provinces, however. Kulo, B. C., Sept. night 'ihilt at the Slocan Star mine at Satidon, on strike on Friday owing to the collection of one day's pay per man for the San- don branch of the Canadian Pat- riotic Fiind.' The management of the mine has agreed not to de- duct subscriptions to the fund in the future- Many of the men arc Austrians. an A country ivlicre she made a rcpulallon as an eiponeul of character of the len- der age of sixteen. Almost two years ago sliis Ic-ft her native land, where th-. war was maVing great Inroads In Ihc Ihealrlcal receipts, and came to Onn- ada wlicrc Eiw tried vaudeville. Somc- I thiiic a good angel probably, look her 10 Universal City, where her beauty won for her a part In llicfive reel lea- lure "Falher and the which produced there ns n medi- um for the famous comedian, Dlgby Bell Her work In at- tracted much attention, and her benulv sui'li favorable commenl. that she has played leading roles ever since. AT STARLAND Buy Staude Mak-a-Tractor and u GUARANTEED 4 H.P. J.B 'DENIED THIS. Calgary, Sept. mlMloMr W. H. Armstrong today denied thai he had ordered- the brurnheiltr miners back to worici 'The commissioner add- :ed thai negotiations, were now under way .and he expected op- eration of the mines to be resum- ed Within a few days. HUN FLEET OFF FINLAND. London, Sept. Is reported from.HeliTnsfors, Finland, that a hf-nn ohterved irthe entrance to the GuH of Fin- land. II is supposed that the force Is preparing for an attack on Reval and Kronstadt, the Rus- sian naval bases. N-orran Tomiadge. one of the most henllllrnl and acroinpllBhed at ressc. Ion (lie screen, will appear at Starland ;tor the last time tonight In Popny a splendid slory ot South Africa. In I the opening scenes Miss Talmadge Is Uppn as Poppy, an orphan eirl, tne of her aunt. Alter being cruel- IK bcalen, slio rims aw'ay and from Cnm J this point on Iho story la a varied and singular one. Married to one man It; and In love THE STOREorBIG VALUES NORTH LETHBRIDCE PMOHE 789 Kerosene Tractor For Sale Absolutely new 12-24 Tractor for sale at reduced price. This machine i. covered by factory fluarantee. Will handle three plows or 24 inch Mparalor. We send an expert to Instruct pur- chafer. Terms will be given to reliable party. J a DRAY1NG Phcnis 1J45 or 1JM Turner Witchell Ktnn.dy'i 4IB 131h CoalCO-D. proposed that by a measure or women entrancblienient. added oMho eo'dlers of .Canada-. Those of their ncarnst kin al home may be pro- ._ L_ _'.__, llb.lir In ro-nrhn the Second ,.i lo the second class, tho'io born In enemy countries, and who have In FRIDAY AND T FAMOUS PLAYERS P.RESENT GKOliGE-BEBAN IN "TJIK .M, MILLIONS" Special the Children Saturday Afternoon LAST TIMES TONIGHT LEWIS J .SELZNICK PRESENTS NOKMA TALMADGE IN "POPPY" EIGHT REELS A Splendid Story, An Elaborate Pict- ure. A Beautiful Star. Performance, at 7.00 and 9.K) Sharj. Songs by Miss Slmm and Mr. Fleming. Admissions 25c and 15c DRAYING FURNITURE AND PIANO MOVING Co. J, D. Tharnss 0. Ferguson Phone XM DRAYING Of All Kinds WcstcrnTransferCo, Limited voes su view Provision Is also made (or chal- lenging a voter who has been placed on the list by enumerator .n, mak- PETRQVA Hnu "Jiu can countries not geographically with In the enemy's domain, are iwyerthe on me i'si u-' his-ballot also subject lo iudlcla SUmeQ IU "B ULW- ai-y-J sentiments ol their sonf.-hiisoanfl, anfl Brothers overseas and by bill. IHc IJS AT AMERICAN WOMEN'S BED BRIDGES BURNED' lDEPEHQENCt Of BU6IUK, 1B-1S1S A nnmhorof ..r Hbrt Cros. Hospllal. Palgnlon, Devon, ;