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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE ETfiHT THE LETHRRtDQE DAILY HERALD .FRIDAY, AUGUST C, 1920 j> VAUDEVILLE MINIATURE RAILROAD SYSTEM OPERATED ON FARM Postmaster General Addresses the Imperial Tress Confer- of the Press OTTAWA, Aug. Canadian those ''ho (car possible conflict on facial or religious ques- tions, I say to look back over the past 60 years and see bow the fathers pt coufe'deration overcame their dif- ferences it a time when the two peo- ples had tausht to patriotically hate each other, and then to also re-i member that tho atmosphere of hate evil has passed away and tho French Canadians look upon tho Bri- tish Empire as tho greatest organized tody of 'isatlons for tho preservation and advancement of liberty and free- dom in tho ivas how Iloa. P. E. Blondln, postmaster-general, ex- pressed himself to the Imperial Press Conference at this morning's session. Today the hearts of all beat as fast at the notes of "La .Marseillaise" as they heat for "God Save tlie King." and France one day had'to leave these shores. France has come i back, no longer to fight the bloody j tattles, hut to inspire both races the fraternal jpirit of the past five years. Speaking' as a French Canadian and r F'li upMAv wsA i cratloa from tie large crowd that (HARRY CAREY filled the tent to its capacity. Ilia TODAY AND SATURDAY theme was social legislation that has j beea carried out by the progressive Brllifh country under tho Southern Cross." Mr. W. Cecil (lage. z former .SV.v YorS broker, left 'big enjoy the peaceful routine fit M3 farm at Ushkiil. X. Y.. but growing tired ul waikins Ow farm to gather his products thought up a scheme of me- chanical locomotion. Toronto Has Real Live Mystery -j Where Are Small and Doughty TORONTO. it is iuwl lunch with his wife down town, uijtamug, a a u i 11 for his'ireonle he agreed with one of j eventually established as a rase of and promised her to be home-to din- the heroes of South Africa, General! kidnapping or violent death, or merely; nor in the evening. Ho attended to Smuts that the British Empire did a convenient dropping nut of sight for j some business late, that afternoon at 'icing, the double disappear-; the Grand Opera House here, ivhlch nbrose.J. Small, millionaire' was included In the properties sold iiot stand for unity of standardiz-a- assimilation "or denalionaliza. the time b ance of Ambi 'tioii' but 'that' even nations which had j theatrical man of this city, and his! to Trans-Canada Theatres, and about fought against it like his own, felt] secretary, John Doughty, both well 7 o'clock started for home, so far as is that they and their interests, their j knoTn citizens of Toronto, will go language" their religion and all their down into police history here prob- chllufal interests were as safe and i phly as tho most mysterious and secure under the British flag as'those to, dale. Small has beea j------t-_u missing since December 2, and John Doughty since December 23 last Toronto, police detectives have had of the children of her, own household, her own blood. Sir. Blondiu implored his hearers knovi-n. The last person known lo have Eceq him was his favorite news- boy, from whom Mr. Small bought the evening papers, as usual. The fact that Mr. Small was miss- ing was not made public until three or four weeks had elapsed. In1 the sunflr? rl" Canadians iere hearl! 5' and soul with them In any wo would bring about an improve- ment in the present state of affaire. Ho regretted that the pressmen Were not spending more time in Quebec, because ihe people there were .amongst their warmest friends and 'well wishers. He concluded': you go west '.'you will hear the same voices, as 'those being raised in Quebec plead I numerous'trips to New York and j first week In January the first elrcu- es on both lars asking for information as to Mr. o far Small'., whereabouts wer> seat Torl-i ing subslanlial has been ascertained'Ihe local police authorities, and a re- regarding their movements since tio j ward of ?500 was offered. A short dates mentioned. Many square yards time afterward the reward was in- of earth have been dug.up, the .waters I creased to ?50GO. Then oh the first of tho hay have been dragged, and j of June a reward of was of- many bodies examined on assump-i fcred by tho missing man's wife for tions which turned out to be cases o! information regarding Mr. mistaken Identity. The whola con- tinent of America has been combed by detectives In search of some cine for a better understanding in or- ;der IhatMhe great work of confedera- ;tion might .becomet'complcted." .Freedom from Control Freedom Irom control of the press 'official, agencies Anolher speaker of International reputation will lie Dr. Georgo Adam of Scotland. Dr. Adam was special staff officer to and personal friend of David Lloyd George when the latter minister of munitions in the Brl- i tlsh cabinet; He was also special representative ot Sir Douglas llaig In conducting various war missions be- tween London and the western front. Dr. Adam's subject will be- tho lite and character ot Ihe historic Welsh premier. Capt. N'. A. Imrle's lecture on Brit- ish-American problems has been prov- ing one of the sensations of the week. He gives such a matter of Taot infor- mative, dispassionate explanation of the Irish question that many persons have felt that his lecture alone was worth the entire season ticket. Tho fifth will bring Tom Skeyhlll, tho brilliant young soldier- poet from Australia. Tom Skeyhill has a gift for beautiful word plclures and paints many a scene long lo be remembered by his audl- enrc-s. Another up tff-the-mtnule lecture will bo given by M. L. Mellii'iger on "Misunderstood Mexico." This lec- ture throws a new light on the Meii- j can situation for Mr. MelHnger has been In long intimate touch with I many Mexican leaders. I On the first night' Burnell ford, tho i scientist and inventor, will give spec- I lacular demonstrations with apitar- SmllloE, good-natured Harry Car- ey, star of ".Marked "Overland and many nthtr Universal pro- ductions, cpmiui; to .the Colonial theatre lo'iay In bis Universal lilrn. -Bullet Proof." The photoplay opens with Carey as Pierre in the robes of an acolyte, studying !cr priesthood. He has been trained sluro boyhood by a priest who realized the importance- of developing his charge physically as well as men- tally and spiritually. Pierre, learning' that Iris father, of whom he had previously been kept in ignorance, was dying from thc.uulldt of an assassin, hurries to. him. knotls by the death-bed and pledges Ulmself lo avenge his'.parent. A mountain avalanche occurs. Pierre is rescued by a baud of out- laws, but. a girl, .who-has! als" been trapped.by the landslide, disappears. Kach llflnks the other dead until they meet unexpectedly several years lat- er. The climax of the story comes when Pierre meets father's siayer And avenges the murder. The photo- play end? In a pretty scene In which Pierre and Ihe girl pledge their love !o each other. The dual episode of "Bound and and a two part comedy riol "A Restaurant will complete tho big week end show. Tonight (Friday) will also bo Coun- try Store Vodvil Nile, at which a hundred fine prizes will be given away. Plans and preparations Lethbridge Chautaunua are proceed- ing smoothly under the able direction j goirie of the 1920 executive committee com- posed of F. E.'Spboner, Robert Gfeig, John II. Green, 1. D. Higlnbolbani, P. H. Wilkins and Haff. as to what has become of the missing The mystery of Mr. Small's absence was accentuated by the disappearance men, and practically every country in! of John. Doughty, who had been his tho civilized world has been 'flooded j prlvale secretary at the Grand Opera House for many years. Doughty has' not been seen or heard from, so far as the authorities are awate, since December 2Sth, 1919. A few. weeks' bv government or official, agencies deal for the sale of his Interests In1 ago the discovery was made that, the oneninK topic of discussion! a string of theatres in Canada at j SlaO.OOO of Victory Bonds were mlss- the seco'nd day's silting of the to n syndicate known as Ing from the safety deposit vault i nj-riAi frmfprenr-e hero todav Trans-Canada Theatres, Limited, and i where they had been placed, by Mr.: -USngMhe InttSj address to'U few hours before his delegates by Hon. Mr. Blohdin. December Snd he had received a with circulars describing Mr. Small and offering rewards for the recovery of him, dead or alive. Mr. Small had just put through vote of sympathy was taken! the L conference in the death of A. i Small, and it was stated that Doughty i had access to lUe vault. Thereupon I. Miller, editor of the London Free a telesraui of sympathy ;.Tvas dispatched .to Sir. Miller's fam- ily.- Lord. Biirnham added his per 8onal regrets with a graceful refer- ence'to his meeting with Mr. Miller In London a couple of years ago. Hon. .T. Pink, of'Meibonrne, moved ft resolution "that the press remain with the sale. This cheque he de- posited in his bank. On tbat-day he; semination of imperial news, the press and all news service should re- main independent of government or official control. Quicker Transmission 'Immediate action by the Empire .Independent of official and govern- Prcss umm l to the establish- ment control and that privileges se- j quicker and cheaper trans- cured during tho war be throughout the lirl- suggested that there was a strong1 sh Empire is called for in a resolu- reason why the conference should go; "nanlmously adopted by the con- on record.as opposed to any sort of! resolution originally feller of ofDcial domination being Ira.! I'roposod by Donald, chairman posed on nowsbapers. The war hadj Secured to the newspaper a greater! recognition of Its value and Its rtig.j irlty, 'but after a great war there was a tendency to afficinl reaction. The; newspipera generally viewed with j 'i suspicion the mushroom growlb ofj bureaus wlthi their crop'of news dispatches, j tinged with party politics. In] 'or circulars were issued offering reward for the arrest of John Doughty on a ermrge of having abducted Am- brnsn Rmnll, ami SSOOO for Doushty's arrest on 'a charge of having stolen the m'issing Victory bonds. By a special act of the Ontario legislature. Mr. Small was declared an and on May 20 the Capi- tal Trust Corporation, of Ottawa, was appointed by a Superior Court judge trustee of Mr. Small's estate. HOUSING CONDITIONS UNCHANGED AT MOOSE JAW MOOSE JAW, Aug. con- ditions in tliis city are changed litlle from last yc-ar. There are but yesterday, and houses for rent or sain. By trans- suggestions some large premises into nr-.ii'iiitnt houses aboul 100 families liare been A large is expacled this fail owirs to tho Einiount of development in pro- gress in the city. There Is little difference In rents over from drafted to incl practically every delegation to the conference. It constitutes (he most important item in the agenda. Tho resolution urges governments to use their influence to Incrcare ,'i cable facilities and reduce cable rates It dcnnitel wiilch are sligMly higher If anything. Australia these usually found their; "10 1'rlnciplo of a universal.Since tho coimnciiccmont of the year way to the wastepaper baskets. There! "hie rate of one penny a wor.l with-nil houses huve been erected to the Vas also, the, dnty which devolved j the, Gnllsh Lmplre. 'valuoof. Upon newspapers to remove the aug- j_j____ eeslion that "Ihe capitalistic press" was growing apace and the belief In the minds of the industrial .classes lhat newspapers were becoming the flch man's plaything. t P.eferring to the censorship of llie press, Mr. Fink that in Austra- lia tho censorship during the war had been ludicrous in principle and Irk- Eomo lo a degree. He believed that !t was not much different elsewhere and this remark was greeted with f "hearl hearl" from a number delegates. Mr. Fink said that newspapermen 'must be recognized as equally patrl-i otic with any other class, and there! miiRt be no repetition nf the ebii> program of the few years. mojfon was seconded by D. Brabam, of the Sydney (Nr, s, Telegraph. Mr. Praham said Ihal Australians were against any form of povernmrnt control of the press. In Its favor, thci argument had been put forward that .It tended lo avert Hut wherever there h.id been such con- revolnllons were promotcit ?.nrl precipitated. Amendment of the rcpolullon urged by Walter of Bin port, and of cr '-colonies. They took tho viw th. was a (lifferencn between self- communities nblo.lo news nnd Ihe millionr: on the i pulBklitfl of IhB empire. Kvcnl- nally, an qmendmont was accepted providing that whatever asste'.an'r'i wag given .by the government In thu Jnteresls of tht more extensive THE UNDERSIGNED WILL OFFER AUCTION FOR SALE AT PUBLIC AT THE LETHBRIDGE STOCK YARDS IU AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP izr. rnafos an-.l gcW to rr.rh. liirlndirrf! a. I .H [ij ll0 foiir lo eifrhl voars old.'welsllls 1.300 of Root! color, pniir.'l nini Tills licnl ia veil Idiown to the public and Is one the In select Iran, as ov.-ners aro ii. ilalancn three months with s rent, on nl! v.n-1111. ,_, M, nmoimts. F. L. WHITNEY, MRS. D. J. WHITNEY, Owners J' A. SMITH, Ausllotmr atus upon the wonders of electricity. WORK OF THE LABOR EXCHANGES IN ENGLAND Back and Better Than remarkable figures shewing the growth of the work ot.lhe labor ex- TODAY SATURDAY changes, and their cbst, h'ave just been t made public before the Committee of inquiry appointed .by the Ministry of! Labor. In 1911, it was staled, the number of Latest reports show a splendid season ticket salo anil It looKs now would all ha sold A Defeats a. liaqciil Who Seeks lo Dishonor Her Uu- borh Child. r'e the opening day. was .compared with Ecreeu 1n liis very production In disiiissing the coining program The cost of the exchanges! Sliss Aranson, manager for the Leth- In 1910-11 was pounds sterling bridge Chautaiiqua, claims that -but- in 1920 it stood atj s stronger than any on pounds sterling Thus, while vacancies filled have only j the iiamep of persons of International doubled, the cost'has been multiplied Also Final l.'pisode of "BOUND AND GAGGED" "A RESTAURANT RIOT" Comedy LTproar COLONIAL ORCHESTRA prominence -and influence, men will discuss from many angles vital Ques- abbiit twenty-three times. It was stated that in the first half of 1910 the average number of vacan- cies filled daily wao In the last i and viewpoints tha big tions of the day. On the second night the Hon. C.'H. six months of 1918 It reached a daily ot. Parjfamtnt, will deliver his Sir Charles Sykes expressed the opinion .that for every girl willing ttj enter domestic service there were six vacancies open for her. Ho thought "Mr.'Poole received an the girls were not "playing tho game." A. Play of Re- vengd 'p.htl a Mother's Stl-uggle and Sunshine Coirtedy COMING NEXT MON., TUES, AND WED. No Advance in Prices Hated snd hunted by thousands! Yet none but liis own band knew h's face. Till treachery brought him h'ls greatest adventure -a good wo- love. REWAiJb! FOR THE CAPTURE DEAD, Ct'eatest Production EJee liim a'j JJIack Dcorlng, hold up a escape from his captors leap M feet from n burn out a neH of his foes rout a hand of Mexlr.an raMers flpht itta betray- er to the Iling hway bis freedom lo iiis enemy's child. A Bardcr Romanes of Hot Passions and Cold Lcsrf lr'iS3 Cofly Preston and Mr. Ban Oix The price of three single admissions will pay for your season ticket, the other eight admissions you get free. Student's Tickets.............'. Children's Buy That Season Ticket Higinbothftm's Drug Store, Jackson'A Drug Store, Willis Piano Co., F. H. Wilkins, Optician, and People's Drug Store, 13th SI N. Reserved Scats Mfty Be Secured at F. H. Wilkins Office. AUGUST llth TO 17th ssl B ;