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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1917 THE LETHBIUDGE DAILT nunALU PAGE FIVE 0. BAKING__ P() WIJEJt I ^CW.GILLETT CO. LTD.  \ TORONTO.CANADA fV WINNI-PEC- mowtreal * ? : ; > *� ? 4" ?  * tf  > EXTEND DATE OF > �� THE ONE-CENT RATE * i% ---- C'd owlriK In 1 lin I'OCUltt I'.'lillH, � UlO Oil'1 co;il ral ��! for h:irvt?st- ? * oil ton days. ;uul will remain ? ? In effect until 1.1 ui end of the ? BULLETINS RUSSIANS ON OFFENSIVE Petrograd, Aug. 1C.-The Russians have taken the offensive on the Caucasian front and have occupied a series of villages, the war office announces. REASONS GIVEN OF BRUTAL MURDER * > :&*�>> i DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo, Limited Office-C. P. R. Freight Shsd* PHONES OfMce ........... 1161 Stables .......... 1064 What the Press Agents Say AT THE MAJESTIC The attention of musical Lcthbrldge is being centred on the concert of the Boris llambourg company, which takes place on next Friday, August 2I at the Majestic. This is the first tour of British Columbia that this remarkably gifted 'cellist has ever made and capacity houses are the rule rather than the exception. Marie Hambourg, the world famous pianist, n) a brother, and those of our music overs  who have been fortunate enough to hoar him will doubtless wish to hear Boris and his assisting artists consisting of Laurence Lambert, Canadian Jyric baritone, and Gerald Mooro, phenomenal boy pianist. Boris Hambourg, who stands among the first, three of four 'cellists of tiie world today, will play a program of Intense interest and merit and the vocal and piano numbers will also be such as to appeal to all music lovers, being greatly varied in their nature. Tickets are on sale at Hartley's on Monday. London, Aug. IT.-To consider crimes by Germany and seamen on German U-boats was the official declaration of an assembly today of representatives of seamen':: organizations of several entente allies and neutral countries. France, Italy and United States, Canada and Australia, Holland, Belgium and Scandinavian countries were represented by inas-I ters, mates, engineers, sailors, cooks | and stewards. J. Maveloek Wilson, ' head of the British Seamen's union, (presided. In his speech Mr. Wilson  said: "It is not worth while calling | on tho government to protect us, but the people of the world must do something for themselves. The war will not last for ever. After tho war the Germans will have to come among seamen of the civilized world, then there will be a great many accounts to settle. "As seafaring men, we should express in no uncertain language our opposition to German brutality. Suppose the seamen of the world make up their minds that, after giving Germany fair warning, they will, independently of all governments, show the Germans that seafaring men of all nations will not permit themselves to be disgraced by working in a boat, in which Germans sail, not only will wo punish German seamen but German ship owners as well." Wilson proposed that seamen, after tho war, set up an international commission to try commanders and crews who Jhave murdered inoffensive seamen. DRAYING Phones 1345 or 1356 Turner & Witchell Office at Kennedy's 410 13th- 8t The Right Furnace McClary's Sunshine Furnace is absolutely right-right in idea, in design, in construction, in price and in per-formance. It's a furnace made for your needs and is complete in every single detail. Write for free, descriptive booklet. SUNSHINE FURNACE LONDON TORONTO MONTREAL WINNIPEG VANCOUVER ST. JO:i:t, N.D, HAMILTON CALOAKY g SASKATOON EDMONTON | For Sa!e by The DIXON SHEET METAL CO. Henry W. Savage's wonderful production of "Madame X" will be the attraction at the Majestic tonight, and also on Monday and Tuesday nights. It will he pleasurably remembered among local playgoers that Mr. Savage was the producer of "ISvery-woman," the biggest succes on the speaking stage in the history of the theatre. "Madame X'' is a wonderful drama, and in the production, which will he at the Majestic tonight, the international dramatic star, Dorothy Donelly, is featured. AT THE EMPRESS "A Kentucky Cinderella" will be tho Bluebird presented at the Empress nmw> THREE NIGHT8 TONIGHT MONDAY AND TUESDAY. Henry W. Savage (Producer of the Enormous Success "Every woman") Offers DOROTHY DONNELLY / . . . . In a Startling Picturization of the Sensational French Drama. 'MadameX' ' POPULAR PRICES , .Theatre Open at 7.30 p.m. Cecil L. Brown, who for the past three years has been connected with tho; Stratford branch of tho Y.M.C.A., has accepted a position in the boys' department of the Weatmouut association, Montreal. ORPHEUM Harris and Proy Musical Comedy Co. TONIGHT LAST TIME 'Nearly a Hero' Matinee Price* 10c and 35c. Evening Prices 25c and 50c. Matinee Dally ,2.15. .Two.com plete Shows Niuhtly, 7.15 *V9.30 Feature. Films at Each Performance.. A Visit to the Cemetery Will disclose many monuments of our making. You will find memorials of all kinds from a simple headstone to the most elaborate. To each and all we give our best attention, both as to execution and erection. Our books of designs are at .your service, Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Work* R. Needs, Prop. 8th 8treet 8. theatre tonight when 'Rupert Julian, who directed the production, and Ruth Clifford, daintiest o� screen-queens, will lead an all-star company in presentations of F. Hopkinson Smith's popular story. Beautiful scenes, discovered in tho wilds of the Sierras, will be reflected in the earlier incidents and Kentucky ntmosphere has been interjected to give realism to the intensely interesting situations fiiat recall the old South, in days before the rebellion. Gretcnen Lederer, Lu-cretia Harris, Myrtle Reeves, Aurora Pratt, Harry Carter, Bmory Johnson, Frank Lanning and Eddie Polo will appear in important characterizations. "Chaplin Throws the Bull," a Chaplin special, also an L-Ko Comedy, and the latest Screen Magazine. AT THE ORPHEUM Commencing with the matinee today and the usual two performances tonight the Harris & Proy players will bid adieu to Lethbridge for a few months at least. For a closing attraction "Nearly a Hero" has proven the big hit of their stay here. To say it is all laughs is putting it in a very mild way indeed. It is a real cyclone of laughter and a whirlwind of song, with every member of the company at iheir best. Mr. Harris says the present engagement has �been tho most successful of their entire summer and looks upon Lethbridge as one of the host towns in tho west. Many new features are in the make-up of the Harris and Proy players for the coming season and a return to Lethbridge will he looked forward to with much interest. LAST TIME TONIGHT cLEO RIDQELY AND WALLACE REID IN "THE,HOUSE OF THE GOLDEN WINDOWS" LATEST WAR WEEKLY Admission 15 Cents and 10 Cents. MONDAY AND TUESDAY. PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT VIOLET HEMING IN "THE RUNNING FIGHT" A Splendid Five Act Photo Drama ALSO "HER NATURE DANCE" A Scream Frem Start to finish ef two Big Reel*. Popular Prices. EMPRESS 1 J TONIGHT. 1 J 10 cents and 15 cents Bluebird Photo Presents RUTH CLIFFORD In Mr. Julian's Screen Version of F. Hopkinson Smith's Story "A Kentucky Cinderella" Featuring Eddie Polo, Little Zoe Rae, Gretchen -Lederer and Harry Carter How a Waif was Wafted to Happiness Despite of the Wiles of a Designing Woman. Charlie Thrmvs The �Bull A SCREAM AT STARLAND "I don't know what it is like to be burned in oil," remarked Cleo Ridge-ly, the beautiful co-star of Wallace ! Held in the Jesse L. Lasky produc-  tion of "The House of the Golden l Windows," a Paramount release, | which will be seen at Starland to-I night only, "but I certainly do know ; what is to take an oil bath. I was � simply drenched in the greasy stuff I when they exploded "the gusher. We , were all more or loss henrt-broken when after two weeks of drilling the ' men wero unablo to strike a guslfor, I and when we decided to explode it, II asked for permission to push the j plunger that would shoot off the j nltro-glycerlne. I do it in tho picture and I wanted to do It in reality. I 'We figured that we would be per-I fectly safe as we wVe two hundred feet from tho mouth of tho well. Of course the camera men who wero to got the spouting oil* were much closer. I knew that if we didn't get this 1 gusher, it would be another week's | delay, and so when Mr. Melford, tho  director, called out "Go"- put all my , strength to tho plunger. It seemed : an hour before anything happened- j then wo felt tho ground, shake-then ! all of a sudden tho big oil derrick shot up into the air and broke into pieces. Following this came the riiBh of oil. First it was a solid column of black liquid which seemed to deap two hundred feet into tho air without a break, then the top broke into a spray, which reminded me of a tall palm tree, and then the deluge began. "The wind was blowing in our tll-"rection from the oil well and the whole mass came oyjr us. It wasn't heavy enough to hurt, but a fine spray like a shower bath, and before we could flee and get under cover, we were all drenched to the skin." u ESTIMATES DOWN Ottawa. Aug. 1".-Wlnm j.o Mouse met today. Sir Thomr.s White, minister of finance, tabled die supplementary estimates tor the current fiscal year which closes on March 111 next. They amount to tho sum of .f.'O.r. I'J.IT^, of which sum Jl'.ll.lsn,-"12 will lie chargeable lo capilal account and $1,s,:k;|,'.i:!(> to the consolidated fund. More than half the amount provided for in tiie supplementary will lie spent on tiie railway* of the country, the largest item being one for iiOO.Onn to cover the cost of the purchase of rolling stock for Hie Canadian government railways. '1 he sum of $7.r>0n,i)(.M> to be leaned to the Grand Trunk Pacific railway, Is also Included in the railway voles as \v<� 11 as our. million dollars for the purchase of two steamers and StiOO.iifm for the wooden shipbuilding. The railway estimates also include '?".,tliiT,7 I.", to pay for the Quebec and Snguenay railway and a subsidy of $2."iN,7K7 !o tho Edmonton, Dunvegnn and British Columbia railway for a branch line from Spirit River settlement through the Grand Prairie land district. Pensions arising out of the war call for an additional vote of $:?,0(il,-('05. There are votes of $110,(10" for Vancouver harbor improvements and $:i7i),uoO for Victoria harbor. Votes for public, buildings aie quite-numerous. .The sum of .flnO.Wm is provided to cover the cost of the administration of the income tax. When the business of the house was taken up. Mr. Knowlcs, of Moose Jaw, brought up the question of the. supply of harvesters from across the borders. He read a letter stating that the regulations arc so drastic tljis year that Americans do not desire to cross over into Canada. Hon. W. .1. Hochc, minister of the interior, said that the matter was engaging the attention of the government. It was proposed by both governments to waive the ordinary immigration regulations for the harvesting season. Sir Kdward Kemp, minister of militia, formally drew the attention of parliament to the remarkable record of Flight Lieut. W. A. Bishop of Owen Sound, who "has been decorated on three different occasions by the imperial authorities, by reading from the London Gazette tho story of Bishop's gallant action, which won for him the Victoria Cross. This story has already been told in tho cable services. Bishop had previously won the Distinguished Service Medal and the Military Cross, and the minister said that in view of his remarkable performance lie considered it only right to draw the attention of parliament to the matter. The minister's statement was generally applauded by tho house. Mr. Knowles observed that tho minister of trade and commerce had promised to make a statement, relative to the supply of coal for Western Canada. Sir George Foster said it would not be possible to make any definite statement. There was an unprecedented call for coal, be said, and tho forwarding it to the west was handicapped by the lack of railway transportation from tho mines to lake ports. All he could say was that everything possible was being done by tho United States government and Mr. Mngrath, the Canadian fuel controller, to deal with the situation. Mr. Knowles wanted the minister to state defnitcly what was being done. Sir George replied that it would take too much time to go into do-tails. He could only repeat that every possible effort was being made to deal with the situation. When consideration of the Canadian Northern bill was resumed in committee, Sir Thomas White gavo notico that he would have, a number of amendments. One limits to iJ-5,-000,000 the amount the government can pay for rolling stock at any time without tho consent of parliament. Another provides that if tho arbitration proceedings are based on the cost of construction before the war and not present, value must bo taken into consideration. Tho third amendment provides that tho money to be paid for tho shares is to be taken out of the consoldatod revenue fund. The new whole �wheat food with its delicious flavor and its high food value at a low price. . Children like KRUMBLES and it builds them up because of the extra nutrition of Durum wheat, which is rich in protein and mineral salts. KRUMBLES is appetizing with cream or milk, and a special treat with berries, sliced peaches or bananas. Krumble All Wheat Ready to Ea{ fofeOni One Cent a Disk for Krumbles Originated and tfeTtlopcd by Killofg Tofttlcd Corn Flake Company of flattie Creek, Mich., �nd Toronto, Cta., nukcrft ol UotBlaleo Tottttd Corn Flakes. JAP STEAMER TOTAL LOSS San Francisco, Aug. 17.-The Japanese freight steamer, Koto Hira Mam, wont ashore off the Alaska coast. July 27, and vessel and cargo valued at $1,-(100,000, will he a total loss, according to a message received hero by the marine department of the chamber of commerce. No details regarding the fate of the crew wero received. SHIPS OVERDUE A Pacific Port, Aug. 17.-The following ships are overdue at this port, and have been practically given up by their owners and agents: - The American schooner Wlnslow, American sailing ship R. C. Slado, the American schooner Betuga, the Japanese freighter Kotchira, and the British freighter Walruna. ALLIES 10 SEND A JOINT REPLY London, Aug. 17.-Tho allied governments will discuss jointly tho peace proposals of Pope Benedict, and a reply will be issued in due course, Lord Robert Cecil told the Associated Press tonight. Whether the reply will be a joint note, or, as suggested in some quarters, through the medium of the United States or by some other manner, will bo decided later. London, Aug. 18.-There is consid erable danger of an immediate strike involving about half the engineers and ilremen on British railways. The main point at issue is the recognition of the principle of an eight-hour day. Al though the demaffd does not necessarily include making tho principle effective during tho war, the nun concerned'.number about 40,000 and belong to the Associatod Society of Lo-coinotivo Engineers and Firemen. This union is distinct rrom tho larger National Union of railway men which is not involved. Tho men inflexibly in-Hist oh recognition of tho prineiplo of an eight-hour day. Newspapers point to tho extreme gravity of a strike nt tho present time which would cause delay In transportation of wouiyled us well iiH reinforcements of men and supplies to ports. J. II. Thomas, SI. P., of tho National Union, says the union has protested strongly against tho society's action, which is regarded as a breach of the labor truce. It seems, however; that there is some antagonism between tho two unions. It is predicted that if this,strike develops government,v.-iii teko very bU'ouc measure*. IMPORTANT NOTICE! AUCTION SALE -OF- FITKNITUKE AND ENTIRE EQUIPMENT OF THE NEW DAYTON HOTEL, NEW DAYTON On Wednesday Next, Aug. 22nd AT 1 P.M. SHARP Including: Dressers and Stands; Beds, Springs and Mattresses; Feather Pillows; Blankets; Sheets; Comforters; Toilet Ware; Heaters; McClary Hotel Range; Office Chairs; Roll Top Desk; hilling Tables; Dining Chairs; Drophoad Sewing Machine; Oak and Mahogany Hockers; Carpet Squares and Rugs; Table Silverware; Glassware; Crockery; Dishes; Curtains and many other items too numerous to classify. FRANK WADDINGTON, AUCTIONEER TRAIN LEAVES LETHBRIDGE 9.10 A.M. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LLD., D.C.L, Pfeiidtm H. V. F. JONES, An't Oen'l. M*n�j� SIR JOHN AIRD.Ccner�IM�M�ar V. C. BROWN. Sup't of Ctnml WcMfn BrinchM Capital Paid Up, $15,000,000 T Reserve Find, . $13,500,000 THE MAN OR WOMAN WHO SAVES and buys a War Security, or helps a bank 21W to do so, is giving most vital help to the Empire in its crisis. Open a Savings account at any branch of this Bank. Lethbridge Branch- - R. T. Brymner, Mgrj When win Tm Saw If yon don't Save NOW? Though your salary or Income vill no doubt Increase, so will your expenses-and many find that the latter more than keep pace with the (os-mer. Now is the time to start a Reserve Fund -and the Savings Department of the Union Bank of Canada Is the place to keep it. Deposit the extra you have on hand now- you can open w tcoouat with any sum, dowatoooedolUi-and draw iBtamtaatt. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH CARD8TON BRANCH  BARONS BRANCH  < A. P. S. Tatum, Manager  P. V. Cavare, Manager  J. Blaokweed, Manager 11139257 39610??3 ;