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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1918 ^ tHE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IlERAtlD -* PAGE Victbry Loaii ^teducpil The Savitigs^B ' WEW YOniC,'^cc, 26.-LieadJng: producers, and sellers'of ccrpporB were feported (oday to lie quoting the metal for 28c'a pound for tlie first quarter of 1919, when the present'price of 2flc, fixed by the war industries board, wi'l no longer be effective. Orders were being booked chiefly for the account of domestic consjjmers, It was said, and no inqulrlBS Svej'e being received lor tlellv^floB beyond March. These orders Included one for about 1,000,000 pounds. The prlnii .060,386,35!) 221,229,711 88,776,768 183,212,720 135,100,000 85,655,06;! 171,035,732 1,082,709,655' 1,083,709,655 6,547,798,723 ' 6,783,641,287 Oct. 1918 $ 111,125,000 1,076,514,627 ^27,591808 644,220,008 224,201,096 79,470.864  167,225;818 128,9(010,000 73,685,180 157,040,858 1,003,593/603 1,003,583,603 2,893,119,5,98  8,638,839,732 Nov. 1917 $ 114.046,76;! " 1,008,657,874 � 108,135,810 638,869,362 175,645,013 , 83,179,731 185,515,157 91,120,000 72,173,345 139,832,552 8',689,973,714 689,973,714 2,078,101,230 2,320,270,985  � � � � ?  * � � *  ARE REPATRIATeD 108 Group to Declare Overthrow of -the Ebert Government BERLIN, Dec. 26/-(Nlght)-'. ' At n o'clock lonlpht/the government s�nt out orders to troop* in Berlin to hold thenwelve* In peatflnoM. Spartaeus force* have aaind the: Prussian war minivtry Pte, Oeorair Blgelow, Ta/ber; Pte. T^J08.,3^own>^ol Aetna, and Ptf. C. C. 'Miller;' Bellovue, have been rep*trlat�d. REIORNED IN OTTAWA, 1*3c. 26.-An official of the military department to whom the'^ Calgary complaint fwas referred described the allegation about tlie food Bold aboard ship as a "criminal out Tage." "How do theae men k�6w the food sold them was government food?" ho toteffl^ "Is there no other f66d sold 'fon^fe fl|0p?.^ statement of this kii^d reflects on the'British admiralty, who have all these ships under chatter, think when this charge is Investigated it will be found that the food was not what had bee'u laid In for the .men at all. I am sure U ship's master would not tolerate the practice complained of."  � i Touching IMi the complaint Qf inconveniences on the railway trip, the official said the government provided all the bed cloth,ing required for over-hight journeys on the railwaya;' "The ? at the; colonial tonight Eveiythlng in the- picture line. Platinoid and - French Ivory photo frames In any size, A large rarloty of colored prints by all the old masters. You need not send^your dolls out of town to have only minor repairs made. We repair them, no matter what it is,.for tie, cost of tijapsaortatlon,to'oul at In addition to the Vorwaertt. The Imorasalon appeared to pra-vall tonight that the .R^dlbala would make a B�n^r�\ attempt on Thupaday to dilfrupt the present government. The Vorwaerta .building was in vaded by a party with 18 machine guns. After taking poffsesslon they issued handbills on red paper under -the caption "Red Vorwaerts." The chief of police in Berlin, Elchbom, who had sent police to protect -the premises, appeared oil ;the pcene^ and assisted in the euppressiop of the" Majority Socialist organ.. It was announced by the Spartaous group tonight that DA .Jjlebtaneclh't, their leader, would proclaltu the overthrow of the Ebert goyerrimeut. tomorrow morning. During - the past tew days the Radical elements have endeavorbd to suppress the 'Vbrwaerts because of Its opposition of ^the Italian army, who a'rriy,ed> ,,,.hera rapentiy on a miation fof^ hia goyernnien^. VANCOUVER PIONEER DEAP ? SOLDIERS SHARED MEALS ? ^ .> : "The otiier day on the road some miles out of Brussels .over which a section of the Belgian army was marching through the evacuated territory recently held by the Bochea, I saw at meal time a number of sol--dlers sharipg their rations with the children of the village in which they were then resting. EapeclaMy I noticed did these kiddies relish the canned me^t ^bich is the soldiers' fafe... I saw some of the women of the place exchanging wine, - which they had mfinaged tohide from the Boche, for Jam: and butter ifrom the aiTtiy kitchens. - It' mad,eji,one's heart bleed to' see'Avlvat tfie^'e''p'e'qple had had to suffer; ajid' wblcli,, they will stillhave to undergcf udlesfi' fo,od dnd clothing is sentito - them': spon. "Ali'eady the : wfeathe"r -Is bitingly cold'here, and'all "fhe women and children T Save seen 'are cladin the poorest of rags'. Those families tliat had money found it useless to theijfi.^elther for the purchase of fcrod' or clothing. Not only did the enemy cawyz-^off all food supplies but also all stocks of raw material and that wilch was iiiade up,, leaving the people in the dirsst want and unalile 'through 'any means to obtain relief," " ' The above is part-of a letter from a �y. M." G. 'A. worker in ^Belgium, and was printed, recently in an Engllsii AFIERASME ____. / VANCOUVBH, Bee. 26,-Couglilan's shipyards will ife open tor work on Monday morning after a strike laating ten days, during which time the employees have lost lappro-Timately $150,-000 in wages. This announcement was' made at' noon today by J. .T. Ooughlan, one, of the heads- of the firm, who stated that -as a r^ult o'f negotiationr between the firm and the Great War Veterans' Association the settlementJliad been arrived at. The mep walked ^out on December 10, resulting from' the dischargfe of an employee name4 Henry Anderson, a returned spldler, Anderson will be reinstated upon certain conaitions. now farce comedy "Getting TJiim:ir ricd." Jessie 'iay, the popular soprano, will be heard in new songs. ' AlVIERICAN WARSHIPS , for THE BALTIC COPENHAGEN, Dec. 25.-The American legation here was informed that American warships would arrive at Copenhagen probably Saturday. It was said they would rem&in here several days on their way into the Baltic Sea. AT THE MAJESTIC. "PRIVATE MURPHY, C.B," AT THE IV1AJESTIC An audieuce thSt enjoyed jnvery line, every scene, every aon,g and'the whole play, fllted the Majestic last night to witnees aergt. Geo. Gittus' military comedy drama, "Private Murphy, CD." It iK safe to say that it was hard to realize that every member of the cast was a boy who had "done his bit" in France, so well did�thsy fit into their respeotive parts. To Sergt. Ofttua himself, author and actor alike, goes the honors. As "Private Murphy," he gives a lifelike impersonation of the dogged, humorous, big hearted Irishman. In the play, wo follow the raw recruit from the recruiting station, to the barrack room, to their first drill see them on board ship, in the trenches, out in "No Man's Ijand," and finally in hospital. The play 1b perfectly staged in five acts and eight scenes, with all special costumes and military equipment. Those who appreciate what the boys have done for us, and who still have a warm spot In their Jjearts for t'r.e soldier boy, will be amply repaid for a visit to the Majestic tonight, where the play will he staged for -the last f.'me here tonight. AT THE EMPRESS. , EIVIPBESS TONIGHT "Shoulder Arms," the (second Charlie Chaplin mlllion*dollar picture, to be shown at the Empress Theatre today picturlzea his experiences and ^dif-flcultics as an avei'age AmeWcan doughboy, from the time he enters the "rookie" squad unit until, as a finished product ot military traluing, he invades Hunland and' ciiptureii the Imperial German staff with a method tvnlnaliy Yankee for upvelty and surprise.  His feet get him Into' countless trou-bleg under the unsympathetic ey&, ot his drill sergeant, andi.cven after his advent into .the tront lino trenches he finds new complsxlMes in the nian-agement of a rifle and" bayonet. Following numerous experiencee hi his dugout ho volunteers tpr'^aii ing rolsBlon, CamauflBi;ed;;.M| he invades enemy tcrrltOiT.'i ,, wood-chopping party;'ftttemptsJ:M him, disguised as a tree atump/f collection, with dlsaHtroua Charlie la finally captured:-m;;l torn French house. He mak(iB!-.l-_ cape by t'umirig the tables 0Ji'f.t4�i-j mans, and, accompanied by tb� i girl who befriends'htm, he refuge in what proves' to be th�j quartcrsf of the General Staff/', ICaiser, Crown Prince and yon EHb burg surprise him in an attacltf.l German officer, but Charlie Baye'a's day for himself OBd the girl by 1ifw.� ing the uniform ot his uncbnsclotiB'Tii:'',' He rescues 'his drill sergeant, ��Stfifp captured by Hung, and together tB^y; conspire to escape. Their plan brtnil' complete confusion to headaiimlriiiifii and shakes the German' amiy' toSilS foundation. ' AT STARLAND. The thousands of admirers of Douglas Fairbanks, the genial athletic Art-craft star, who will -be seen in his newest photo-comedy, "Mr. Fix-It," at Starland tonight, will find this picture one ot the moat delightful they ever have witnessed, not only because It presents Mr. Fairbanks in a new and novel role, but because' of the ennobling message of its theme-that of winning' happiness by ' making other happy. -, , The situations of this unusual story are at once Impressive' and mirth-provoking to a, degree. Mr. Fairbanks essay's the role of a man who "fixes" things generally, from a broken chair' to a human h'eart. It often gets him into trouble, but be gets out again with the characteristic Fairbank^an smile, ingenuity and athletics. Owing to delay in shipping, "The Battle Royal,'-' a wonderful two-reel Paramount-Bennett comedy which was . to have been shown yesterday and-to-i day, did not arrive,ibut ^iil be shown I tomorrow and Saturday, without tall, j North Lethbndge AND RECITAL Given by LEO M. COOMBS BURGMAN'S HALL A\e ISTH STREET NORTH Friday, Dec. 27 �' ' 8.00 p.m. The[^ North Lethbridge public Is cordially invited. Admission-Free. Willia Piano Used Next Sunday Evening Sunday Con^t IN THE COLONI^ THEATRt 9.00 P.M. AUSPICES GREAT WAR VETERANS ASSOC. ] DIRECTION MRS. H. ft. JOHNSTON, LAB. 1 VANCOUVER, Dee. 26.-James M. Hackett, pioneer sawmill owner and - �r^,, �, ^ business man, died at Uis home' here,P?P,f- ^,,^>''^ one small incident ^yesterday in his 72nd year. Deceased iff ."'i^'"f"?� �^ Belgium fromHhe 'came to tills city -from Winnipeg in''^7�';^ the Boche occupation, and AT THE COLONIAL. NEW SHbW AT THE COLONIAL .tO^MGHT As a special week end attraction at, the beautiful-Colonial Theatre the. Colonial managdinent have booked the.' new dramatic star, Pauline Stark, in! the virile western play- "Until They Get  Mie." Miss' Stark^ is under the famous Tri.-!ngl*> banner; and everywhere is beliJ^'-'acclaimed as one of the screen's greatest beauties. Those who like plays of the west, plays that breatSie the life and spirit of the plains, and the^ -indomitable -pluck of the pioneer; wlBi revel in "Until They hGet Me'." Ph�t�tfap&TCally it is perfect/ and is a t^piiial l^rlangle production. On the same bill toni3:ht will be seen the screen's'greatest comedienne, Mabel Normand-' in her big comedy riot "What the Doctor Ordered." The vaudeville bill tonight will be headed by the Colonial players in their OLD-TIMER DEAD MOOSE JAW, Dec. '2G.-Robert 1 Green, one of ithe^best known oldy, ; timers of Moose Jaw, is dead. He was born in England and came to � Canada over �10,..yea:r3 ago; coming I here-ifrom London. He has been a staunch Liberal and one of the leading member? of the party in this district. town plices-.^ Alberla Picture Plionea724, HuU Block ? AN EMPIRE'S, FOUNDATION ? . - . ^ , * � Lord Roseb'ery'.iaays: ::"T}iritt ? Is the surest ,and ^tr'on'legt ? -foundation of an empire^so ? sure, en Strang, and so neces-sary that no great:empire can. ? ^ clers today say'that thrpugh it the Belgian people today; their want' . is as great as at-'any time in the past four years, and' the only help they can hope, to veceiye must^. come through the countries' �who -have Stood side by side with her in defeating the Hun. Belgium today "'is stripped of all her food stocks and � supplies; her land is barren and her industries destroyed and rendered useless; Every effort is bejngy made bv the Belgian government'to start the wheels of her factories and workshops turning again and to arrange credits .with which to import food to -feed' her people, but all these things ta'ke time, and it is to bridge this- p'erlodj between now and the time Belgium ca^ feed and clothe herself, thafi an appeal is made to the people>3 of the allied countries to send- 10od.j>'jand clothing to these people to keep tliem frbm, starvation during the winter. All contributions should 'bo sent to your local committee, or direct to thc^Cen-tral Committee, Belgian Relief Fund, 59 St'Peter street, Montreal';; HERE HE IS IN HIS LATEST SEIZE-vPLANT OF VORWAERTS IN BERLIN * * -i* ? AT THE EMPRESS THREfe PAYS 8H�?TI>i% XONIOHT. - BERLIN, Disc. 26.-The; editorial rooms and the publishing plant of the Socialist Vorwaierta' were seized and occupied at^ 10 o'clock by members of the" Spartacus group. 'S,' �'�  WILL LAND PASSENGERS ' HALIFAX, D^c. 26.-Military transport officers have been', advised that the steamer Northland, quarantined, because of a case otr smallpox.....on board, will dock early this afternoon" fbr'the purpose of landing her passengers. The Nortlijand villas neariy^lOOO soldiers ou'boaTd/*'*^' xThe Inauguratio'n'was' announced^ at' Sarnia by Hon. W. J.''Hanna, presi-'dent of the  Imperial Oil Co.-, Limited, of a plan'"of co-operative partnership between th? company and its sixtbott^ sand eniploi^ees in a sort of industrial republic;-,;'" ', ' .- ^ T . ' ! Winnipeg, property owners have, instructed A. J. Andrews, K.O., to move for^ an injunction to restrain the city from paying ov'ei* the grant of $15,000 voted b^-,tie-city; qoutt^il to tlie Navy League,^' . . TONIGHT "Vour Last Chance to See the Great Military Comedy Drama PRIVATE OB. Entire Cast Veterans, Splendid' Scenic Production THE DRAMATIC HIT OF THE' YEAR. Prices $1.00 - 7Sc - 50c 1 FARCICAL COMEDY IN THREE ACJS IN THE UNITED CHURCH, NORTH LETHBRIDGE ADMISSION: Chtldf�n ^T 8.30 P.M. -----..... 60c Adulta 7�e ALL 3EATi^ RESERVED ' ALSO ' L0NES6ME LUKE IN A ROARING-XOMEDY AND THE LATEST OFFICIAL WAR GAZETTE COLONIAL , TONIGHT ^ BIG NEW SHOW First Lethbridge Appearance of the New Dramatic Star PAULINE STARK In the Vlrilfe .Western Play "UNTIL THEY GET ME" New Vaudeville Features Head-, ed by the Breezy Comedy "Getting Unmarried" ADDED .ATTRACTION MABEL NORMAND In ' the furiously tunny coniedy "WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED" - TOBACCQ FOR THE BOYS  AND AID FQR- THE NURSING MISSlpN. (lyjR. RICHARD HInck^ and party) , WILL present . FOUR LITTLE PLAYS ENTITLED J^rsing Misaipa" on the back, TlcMU left Wank will help the tobacco fund; -j.,', '/ TICKETSjONSALE'iAT ALL ,DRUG STORES " THE ONE AND ONLY > BANK CLEARINGS . 4> * This week_____..., .;,. ?870,180 < .* Same we.ak, 1917 . 795,^a6 �  SHOULDEft ARMS^^ SECOND OF HIS MILLION DOLLAR PICYURES ' A {"FIRST NATIONAL" attraction;/' ^ ' AT THE EMPRESS TONIGHT, TOMORROW AND SATURDAY , , no ADVANCE IN PRICES , ' _________ 4232 ;