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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DECEMBER HEHAIJI wmm CiSMSVERY INDEED shops clou at 4 oclock in the afternoon after the are In lacking In llgfkt and food and clothing at famine and more than persons first peace Christmas promises to be far gloom ier than any during the four of the Persona with unlimited means get neartr they fat the mldJlb classw and ilies of professional who before iho war and tWo years were comfortably muet for instance go to bed on Christmas night at oclock because of the entire lack of llB8lnce the armistice waa algned the hate brought amaz ing stores of gooda eapedally of which only a lonely they aaierted were noneilsti Ptlces hare fallen to onefourth the previous but art still too high tor any but war Pood show no reduction jm prohibitive In many while some like art almost unob that persons watting at the meat markets on Saturday of whom had been standing In queues aU night hoping to be able to buy a small quantity of Turkiyn cost beef and pork The prleea of all Christmas fruits arc caually The only brtglt spot the naratlvely mild weather which already fcas saved thousands of attentlor of minister ol was drswn today to a Unpaid IroSi Toronto in which It wan sta ed tliaUMn city alone there 35 000 The minister m medmtely turned the m unemployment received by tho de showed that on De cwrtber the date on whlcl HgTes were 70S firms re ported 4hat since tho of the mlstlce they had laid off 0777 men Sd 347S They also report ed that during thr same period the had engaged 1829 men and lOfl since the date o the according to the re ports 6171 employees ha laid There the mil ister 1200 manufactu Ing firms in so that flgu Ing on the basis of G171 tmemploye tor the 70S concerns th decrease In employment chould 1 covered by at the most for th the njlntat were particularly hard hit b cause of the closing down ot mun tlon The figures from th whole Dominion showed that firms reporting gave a total of onl 7085 more men unemployed than was the case at the date ot the signing ot the ALLIES IN IS VERY ESSENTIAL Inter ventlon In decides for merly Russian m a statement to the morning newe A millUry dictator he be However repugnant such actlor may appear to the a military dictatorship alone can nut an end to the present anar chy and permit the establishment oXa new healthy and Should the allies not Intervene It would permit the Germans to strengthen and ex tend their grip on Russia and finally bring about close relations between the two heory that happiness Is a haWt and comes only to thww who 10M to Douglas Mlrbanki win bo in and noval char acter creation vastly from thme of the wild weal n which he recently has been seen with such sue aoenw KlxIt aro In cited In the homo of wealthy dents of New and he is an all round fixer of anil IK much potty hat rods and Jealouay amonK those nrls tocratlc men and Wit when enters a magical trftns formatlon takes An exciting scene in the picture Is a battle between rixIt and several gangsters In the Fairbanks climbs flown Hie side of a house a clothesline and swings across a street on an election banner This is said to be otic of tho most thrilling stunts Fairbanks ever has which will lie displayed at Slarlaiul tomorrow and is nald to be ah excellent ant dote to the The story was written by who also directed sUte ment reviewing the work in British Columbia of the of the imperial munitions tn der the direction of Austin Tay lor lust It Is recorded that and production of spruce fir suitable for airplane construc tion from January Jo in this year totalled Of this total the cut of spruce was and of 000 The record cut of spruce for any one month was feet in Awhile the cut of fir to ROBERTSON TO ILS LABOR GAT minister of will leave tonight for where he Is to preside at a Joint convention of the American association for the American association for agricul tural legislation and the American economic on the 27th and The subjects for discussion deal largely with questions of pecul iar Importance to the reconstruction nresident of the Canadian Council Agriculture and ot the United Farmers of Alberta haa out the s No Christmas in all history evei occupied such a position between ch a past and such A PaBt with wrongs anrl wrong suffering utur with a door opento pos We may efcter that to a world wide international coopera tlvl establish a cooperative Incorporating many novel The Battle a Paramount Mark Sennett featuring Ben Polly Moran and Charles is said one of the most mirthprovoking comedies issued by Mr Sennett in many It mill bepresented at Blarland tomorrow and Tn this Bon the mauwlth the is involved n financial difficulties and unable to pay his rent he is cast put into the Ktreet by his heartless His sad situation awakens tho commisera tion of Cfiarles who takes him home where he is nursed by his with such ardor as to awaken iealousy in Lynns and with murder in his heart Lynn goes In pur suit ot They climb over roofs and dot the landscape In every di with their corporeal It is enough to Baythat this comedy is tilled with the most humorous situ all of which aro calculated to test the cachlnatory power thei on This in every one of the nfoat thoroughly enjoyable comedies Issued by the Mack Sennett organization In many a riot of soldier CB Is tho Koldlors abbreviation of a punishment known as Confined to Barracks for a minor and In this regard Private Matt Murphy outshone all the members of his That lie earned noes without and how ho won It is told in the groat military com edydrama of soldlor life which Is ad vertised 1o appear Hn this city at an early Soldier life as really IB Is the key note of this mammoth I nudlence Is taknn from the recruiting office to then wHh the troops on board tlm transport Calgar and upon arrival in straight Into the line where a touch of the rani thing Is wit Peroival Olhor the Sissy of tho here proves himself to bo 100 per as he volunteers to go over the top Into No Man s Land to repair the wires which have been damaged by the bom actomplishes task and the is given a genuine thrill a bullet from a snip er gets and as he lies upon the treacherous track of No Mans terri his the soldier In the crawls over to hm seriously wounded It is a thrilling epi sode and is enacted by real flesh and blood Murphy is aso but hn succeeds in getting his comrade to the first dressing sta Canadian and ft of Bruce BalrflSfa celebrated character In AT THE is making the biggest hit of the It is a productfon Wfcleh every redblooded I man or woman on the American con tinent should as lite Out yonder Is faithfully portrayed by a of kill war itself and I COJnpany lof actorvocalists who have lived the life of a soldier on the bloody battlefields of 1 private Is a North Lethbridge LECTURE AND RECITAL Given by LEO COOMBS BURGWANS HALL 418 13TH STREET NORTH 27 The North Lothbridgfi public is cordially Admission Willis Piano Used Toys Tonight X Price Hudsons Bay Company SPECIAL XMAB ATTRACTION THE GREAT FIVE ACT MILITARY COMEDYDRAMA PRIVATE R By CANDIDATE of Speaker Clark in congress said to that the speaker would be a can dldato tor the Democratic presidency in although no formal announce ment on the subject could be expect ed for some Clark himself Ihave no announcement to make except to say know nothing about A RIOT OF FUNTHE TRAGEDY OF THE THIS IS NOT A MOVING PICTURE H Depicts the TRcIEINQ ATTESTEDA SEE LIFE IN ROARS OF SEE THE BOYS ON BOARD A lEE THEM IN THE TRENCHESTHE TRAGEDY SEE THEM IN A A A rce Xmas Day all 50c TONIGHT less WILL DEFEND ALL INTEREMUALLV official In charge of the decorating of the streets in London in honor ot the Tlslt of President Wilson are aiming at an artistic effect as well as a bril liant Wellington arch on the top of Constitution HI will decked with and combined with American flags and gilt The central passage of this arch Is open only for royal and President Wilson be the first uncrowneU head of a government to pass tUtough the itch in Constitution trees preclude the erection of maS will be lined with wounfled and women ot the navy and army auxiliary CAHLEDISEASES further out breaks ot foot and mouth disease hav ing been reported In Great Britain since and assurances having been received by the board of agricul ture and fisheries that no on the ground of health conditions exist while the importation of animals for Great Britain for Canada should not be the Issue of permits on and after 1 next for the importa tion of other ruminants and swines from Great Britain willbe SOLD THEIR on thehandlng over to the British of tho GermS submarine U9 by tfee German craw tne f W5 per paid by Ger many compensation for taking the boat the Abounding Cupidity BVen when the astounding history of the Russian roubles given to tho German peoples deputies was related we had We had Indeed aUll ane Through this night of universal misfortune the ot our armies tame glistened with friendly never to disappear long men walked upon earth Small we now he robbed ot this con solitude could have noli torBOO mwta the last poor wmnan ot tbe honor ol an undying A POEM re nly to a communication from the agri cultural associations of France ask ing that they be represented at the peace the French govern ment them that it would de tend equally all French The government said that it would be im probable that delegations of certain interests would be admitted to direct participation the Should such a contingency the government would see that the agri culturists were Any communication expressing the1 views of the farming population will be re ceived by the AT THE A real way to enjoy the Xmas holi day will be a visit to the Colonial theatre where the big spe cial Xmas program is being The vaudeville feature is the pleas Ing comedy A Lady for An presented by Miss Cecilia E liott Jessie Gay 1st nlw delight ful in her soprano The photo play Alice Brady In Ihe a wonderful world Appearing in his latest as the expounder ot the The Private Secretary A FARCICAL COMEDY IN THREE ACTS IN THE UNITED NORTH LETHBR1DGE Wednesday and Thursday AT MATJNEE CHRISTMAS DAY AT FOR ADMISSION Matinees 75c EVENING Children Me Adults ALL SEATS RESERVED CAN BE SECURED TCHURCH ANY TIME ON STARLAND ALL PRODUCTIONS GUARANTEED TOMORROW AND ARTCRAFT PRESENT DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS IM HIS transport Carmauia sailed from Liver pool on Dec 21 with 51 officers and 2 999 men of the Canadian Bxpodit onary Force and civilian passengers lor dliembarkation at Local transport in making this announcement today said they ex pected the Carmania to arrive here on Transport officials announced tolay that the Northland with returning expected will not dock A mrtvuitl fr injtjvof until 10 oclock tomorrow flfca that hailed our Saviours dawning now oer peace on earth let every voice cave tuanka aud In Hta ve f Ul tho giIefs that weigh all be laid sorrow through the world Is fbods own peace and endlew for us who thrills the regard to President vUlt to England U is In addition to the BO cial function of his the occas on may arise for the discussion of im portant subjects with British states and the president U prepared for such an It Is evident from the attitude of the French people that visit to London will he fol lowed by the pubHo with the greatest A mill for the production ot potato Hour is talked of for Fort It Is said the cost Jf constructing and eauipplng a mill is not more than COLONIAL TONIGHT Great Holiday Bill ALICE BRADY IN THE TRAP ONE OF THE BEST PHOTO PLAYS OF THE YEAR AND Cecille Elliott and IN A LADY FOR AN HOUR x Jessie GOOD COMEDIES SPECIAL MATINEE XMAS DAY William Farnum in BLUE ALSO A BATTLE ROYAL TWORML COMEDY AND LATEST WAR STARLAND TIMES TONIGHT IRENE CASTLE IN CHRI8T Also StVENTH EPISODE AND LATEST TOTO The Girl from Bohemia PATH AND MABEL In a New ;