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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, DKCBMBEH 18, THE LKTHBRinCK PAGE FIVK De Wolffs VARIETY STORE IT'S FULL OF XMAS GIFTS If you are looking for something useful and something acceptable as a gift why not a nice piece of china. We have the nicest assortment of Japanese and English China ever shown in Lethbridge Also a large range of toys, dolls games, doll carriages and waggons at the lowest prices. A visit to this store will convince youjhat our prices are the lowest. CORNER ith AVENUE 5th ST. Ottawa. of letters have been dispatched by the National Service conimtsuion to chief mnelBtratea. postmasters and postmistresses. lawyors, doctors, clergymen, school teachers, heada ot trnternal societies and associations ;md members of parliament and oi legislatures throughout the whole Do- minion asking for their co-operation In tho registration of the power of Canada. The commission is asking Hint the first week ot the New Year lie ob- served as "National Service for the taking of tlie inventory. His Excellency, !he governor-general, will issue a personal appeal for general co-operation in the work, and this ap- peal will be published broadcast. It Is expected that fully replies be received from adult males still left in Canada, each one signify- ing his present occupation and whe- ther or not he would be available for some other form of national service, it being necessary or advisuble. These replies will be collected by a large staff at Ottawa, and the inven- tory ot the man power will be made public as soon as completed. IGQVI m IS EXPECTED 1C But Mayor Hardie Believes He (ton Show Ratepayers It Will Be Good Thing The establishment oi a government sheep shearing plant at Ccilrad cor-j rals next season, will be considered j at a meeting of the shareholders of the corrals to be held in Lethbridge on December 28tli. A meeting of the shareholders was lield last Thursday but few of them were in attendance.. C. C. Bcyuton, of Great falls, an ex- pert slieeu shea.er. and Jas. A. representing the Dominion govern- ment sheep branch of the live stock department, were present and will at- tend tlie meeting on December 28th., The government officials hope to en- courage machine shearing by the in- stallation of a plant at Conrad for practical demonstration. Now that the option fm- the Gn mine been signed, Mayor Hardie ia going to get busy and give the, ratepayers some publicity on the pro- posal to purchase the property. It his intention lo thoroughly gate the mine and nmky a report on the physical conditions. lie will also prepare estimates of the coat of an aerial tramway and ot the Improve- raents needed in the mine to bring the output up ,to the required mark. At the present time tile city power plant Is using about tons of cool per annum. The mayor will re- port on the quantity of coal which will have to be mined in order duce the tons of slack for the power house, for it is the intention, if the purchase goes through, to use only slack in the power house, sell- ing all lump coal on a commercial basis. that the purchase will not go through without keen opposition in some quarters the Herald IKIK already learned. One ratepayer declared Hint the city's debt Is already large enough and to take on any further debt which is not absolutely necessary would.be disastrous. Another said lie would oppose the purchase because he be- lieves it will be impossible for the city to And a market for 30.000 tons of coal annually in competition with other mines ot the district. The mayor, however, believes he can con- vince the ratepayers that the pur- chase of the Grace mine would re- sult in a profit which would make all city utilities pay their own way, and thinks the bylaw will carry when it is submitted to the people. What the Press Agents Say Tile mauy amazingly beautiful scenes of forest and mountain secur-, ed In the making of ''The' Stronger have been transformed into animated masterpieces by the expert color-toning of the film. :T6 the perfection of the photograph- er's art has been added the realism of natural color tints, the golden browns of .the forest, the .emerald greens of FMPRESC "TONIGHT A BRAND NEW CHARLIE CHAPLIN "THE RINK" A Howiing Success. Positively 'Other Good Pictures. Mitt the woodland, the pale silver blue of the moonlight and the crimson of the burning "atill." .Above the great attraction of. tills vigorous, red-blooded photoplay at Starlani! tonight and tomorrow the beauties ot' the panoramic setting of this Morosco-Paramount production are marvelo.us. At (he Eniitress CHARLIE CHAPLIN AT THE EMPRESS TONIGHT PIEAJOK EASIER F CharHe- Chiiplin, the funmeslAman- in the world, has "put something vernacularly, speaking, in his new play "The Rink.' Chaplin's feet, as usual, play a big part in the picture. Few. of Chaplin's admirers 'havfr been 'aware; that Jie is an expert roller almost :much at home on hall-bearings-as ;in the big Tloppj shoes that have side stepped him to fajne on the film Tlje new piny is'what Chaplin calls "a pooulai fqrce" He insists that there is no more popular sport than that of roller skating and tl.at, be- cause of its' popularity, it should be .taken into the scheme of things pic- torial. This appears.at.the.Empress tonight. INDUSTRIES E.MPLpY. .manu- facturing industries in 1914 turned out products valued' at more than OOOfbOO and- employed per- sons. In giving put these figures tne ceasus. bureau announced that inves- tigations planned tor tlie coming year would cover transportations by water, religious bodies and marriage and dhoice "A juster distribution-ot. the ir.uHs of industry.' This was the plea made by Rev. Mr. Cobbleillck in his aer- in Wesley church yesterday mor- ning. He aaid wealth accumulates faster than the portion increases pt those whose toil of hand aad brain helps to pro'duce It, but Paul 3aid that "the husbandman that laboretli must first be partaker." We cannot escape into a better so- cial environment by changing coun- tries as the Israelites did when jthey left Egypt. The Red Sea is de.ep and wide and bank-full of difficulties. We are caught between the greed of the capitalist who wants to live jin lux- ury and the greed'of labor that some- times wants more than the business can staiid. while behind us. areJthe chariots and horses .of. the bargain hunting public, iMr. Cobbledick speaking of the eighth commandment, aaid It taught the divine appointment of property rights, but the injurious monopolies of land, mines forests, water, pow- er and 'other; natural .resources destroyed the moral justice of private ownership. It must be cured of that injurious monopoly or overthrown, Hope lies in the creation of, a social habit of mind and the cultivation of a sensitive conscience. It is in doing this we can render our best service for we are not expert economists. We can help produce the atmosphere of luramue cohBlderatfm in which tlie imperative work of social reconstruc- tion can be carried on. ORPHEUM- IOIIGIT ONLY THE SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT OF 'The California Jubilee Four' Featuring the'Greatest Female Impersonator on the Vaudeville Stage. You are atpured of a real entertainment at the Bmall.priee of. 35e for adults. Children only 25c. _ Come Early. Only. One Show. Doort Open 7.15. DIALECT READING, PLANTATION MELODIES, OLD TIME JUBILEE SONGS AND CLASSICS. A GREAT ATTRACTION. SPECIAL FEATURE Sees In Offer Made a Determi- nation to Force the War To An Extreme Rome, via London, Dec. is asserted that the Vatican is some- what, the. German chancellor's proposal for peace, re- garding both its substance and form. It seems that the Vatican expected Germany to offer a'more definite pro- posal, which, without saying so, would have enabled the entente allies to understand that Germany wns ready to return to the status existing before tlie war. While the official noto' transmitted by tlie neutrals to the belligerents does 'not mention any conditions, R is understood that the: central empires are looking for indemnities for losses sustained as well an guarantees for the future, which naturally means territorial expansion. This is regarded hero as equivalent to a 'determination to force the war to the extreme. CANADIAN- COLONEL TO JAIL Ottawa, Out., Dec. of Montreal, a prominent lawi and commander of the 20tuh Canadian overseas regiment, was to- day condemned to serve six. months In He was found guilty of ad- dressing the men of his battalion at the time it was broken UD at Valcar- tier camp into reinforcement units for Bermuda and elsewhere, in terms which would encourage them to de- sert. '_______________ MINISTER ENLISTS AS PRIVATE Rev James Fanlds, minister of St. Andrew's Presbyterian church, Arn- prlor, tor the past six or seven years, and formerly assistant pastor at St. James' Square church in Toronto, has notified his, congregation that he has enlisted as a private in the Queen's university ambulance corps. The Amherst House, Amherstburg foi main years known as the Old Brown House, one of the oldest com- mercial hotels in Ontario after doing business continuously to Manager Hansen. of the Orpheum, has secured the- California Pour, a quartette of for the Orpheum i tonight. It Is a feature that 1 ought to draw a crowded house The singers are negro entertainers of ex i coptional merit, who give dialect re- 'citations, all kinds of songs, and quar- tettes, and entertain" for an hour and a half. Besides this there will be pictured FOR THE MAN BENEATH For men who have to Work .under automobiles there has been Invented a curved steel plate, mounted', on casters and with a comfortable he'ad rest, to support, them. "POLICE :DOO ON THE WIRE" 6ray Comedy Cartoon OLIVER MOROSCO Precentt the Charming Peter Pin Glfl Vivian Martin in V'lhe Htrou.gcr c" Famous Players Present Pauline Frederick In The Woman in the Case An Excellent 'Xmas Suggestion Arrange with Mr. Coomb: for term 'Of lessons. This gift 'would be far more appreciated than perishable presents. Leo. M. Coombs Voice, Piaiio, ilarmoiiy ConsjerVatory of Music. Christmas Gifts beyond all compare: The MASON RISCH PIANO The MASON RISCH PLAYER-PIANO The HENRY HERBERT PIANO The HENRY HERBERT PLAYER-PIANO The HOMER PIANO The HOMER PLAYER-PIANO The Mason Risch Piano famous! The Mason Risch Player-Piano .f Undisputnbly Hie BEST Player-Piano the worUI's workshop has ever produced. To get tin1, utinosl .satisfaction a Player- Piano can offer, you should own tlie Mason Risen! The Herbert Piano Built by Mason Risch Liinilu.fl. An instrument of sterling worth, "built en.tireiy with the object in .view of producing a moderately priced instrument, worthy .of. tlie approval and praise oi' the Gumulian Home.. The Henri} Herbert Placer-Piano by Hie dcicrminntion always-to-excel, the Mason Kiscli organization has created in this Player-Piimo an instrument of highest artistic worth mul-beauty, while Mason Risch jrchamlisii q- The Homer Piano and the Homer Player-Piano mere which imlising power has made, possible u purchase price characterizes Us greatest Ilia! can lie which' there A dainty, new. sweet-toned mstrnmt-iit on expended more ability, more skill'and better workmanship, to say nothing of belter materials, than on ANY. other Piano or Player-Piano at its price much lower than AM other worthwhile piano or player-piano-has ever bf.en sold. Christmas is not too far oil' to see about a Piano or a Player-Piaiio-.XpHAX.. .-Any of .these'instrii-_ ments may he purchased on the easiest of terms, and your 'present piano will he accepted m part exchange. Itolj Etmttrft "THE HOME OP THE VICTKOLA' Balmoral Block, Lethbridge. Interest of Southern Alberta poultrv famlon, todaj is centered on the Lethbridge Poultry and Pet Stock as- lOdatlon annual show whici opens SKIRT HALTS TRAFFIC Busy New .York Corner Congested by Woman's Predicament one bundled ve hides v ere foiced to ten minuter at ai enue and 12 ith street while .t triffu nolicemnn nertormed an operation with his knife. He had to. cut away a part of the shoe of Mrs. Cecelia Mathieson, thiitj "j'flais old, of No Ki3 West ISOth street, who was literally a prisoner of fashion, Mrs. JIathieson ciouing the street wheii the wind blew her. skirt about her shoetops and it caught' in .one of the patent some new ami very fashionable shoes As she stooped down to fix it she caught hei third fmgoi of hei nglt USE OF MILKMAN AS ALARM; OCLOCK AND FORGOTTEN BlttS IT-... innn caugnc lltil mini llllgui oi iiftit here af ernoon With 1200 1tab. We ot shoe ah eadv in pluce In the building Lhe old rollei link coinei 3rd Street dud 4th Avenue South and 300 more to ccmo tonight the show promises, to be aimobi as good as the pnnincial fair TyhicL was held here last winter Judging will not start until tomoi row moining The judges are Mr Uooas ot Vimnipeg J A Shackleton ot Edmonton E N Barkei of (aid C Hinds ot Lethbridge nil! judge thb pigeons and pet stock Quite a laige numbei visited the show todaj but the big crowd will be seen tomorrow ami. next day while judging is in .progress. NEW CLOSING LAW IN BERLIN Berlin, via London, Dec. ItJ. tlie eve of Berlin's new closlhu" "ordinance, effective last night: which requires liases, 'theatres and hotels to sliiit at 11.30 p.ui. ami stores at. 9-p.m., in addition to mini- raizing the amhunt used, the police president is- ff sued on order street 'cnrfa. subways and elevated to shut down at the ya'hle hour as tlie cafes ai d her stocking, on the end of the wire holding the shoe button. The wire acted like a fish hook and she couldn't release her finger. ]n that stopping position she screamed for help as an automobile uearH ran her down. The policeman held up .traffic and tried to release the finder, but could not. Then he cut away the. ton of the shoe. Mrs. llathieson was put In a lexical; and taken.to Harlem Hospital, where an operation was necessary to get the wire out. New York. Troubles of t'l.; In'ill: man weie described befjie tllL A'ifKf, legislative investigation committee here by Lotori Horton, prnsidcafot u large distributing compan. ll1 corn plained that: 'Many persons u'ie milk dm els .15 aiarm clocks "Fine, fashionable peiu-e uho Jei_' swell apartments here in ui.llfi and leave .for Fljrida in lim. spring also leave then mill, nils Ijchind "A milk drii el c1' i on .11 .1 erase of 324 flights of stairs, a day, ami twice a week this i, ilon'o'i 1 Iwa of the bills he has '0 rtc'iiver. .No man can elm tlMt I'li stairs ana last in thar years The Shcff-ieid er of head, had a suipm of j eai but this v no, satisfactory.' the uln Hon- bd of thice -pock- Hie ,a l.'et onslflei ed saul OC the amount, .Mr. Hv'oi stated. 5200, 000 tu depreci ihor on buildings to tUO.iiCO for div- idends, and the join imur fM I 03 ic I Capital stock UK company quarts of milk a he added. Sunlight Soap is made for the housewife's profit, for only' thereby can the makers hope to profit. Sunlight Soap makes your work lighter, your clothes whiter, your home brighter. It' is mild and pure and does not harm either hinds or fabric.' Sunlight Soap O 5 CENTS ;