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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, DECEWbER 27, 1917. THE LETIIBRIDGK DAILV PAGE FIVE f v v EVERY CHANCE; FOR VOLUNTARY SYSTEM London, Holatutm ot New South Wales, who supported premier Hush- pro conscription policy, ex- presses the hope thai the- feder- al parliament of Australia will p.ffuril Mr. Tudor, leader ol Iho federal opposition, every rea- sonable opportunity to test Ills doctrines regarding roluatar- Um. Mr. Tudor opposed tho Icy in tho recent election. TUFT HEAD Toronto, Doc. Mali and Em- pire LociJon cable today SRVIJ.: "Proposals which would revolution lie Iho indufitry of Great Britain are contained in a report of the coal'con- serration siib-couimltlee on the supply ot electrical power. inatu reforms advocated aro as follows: "ConFtrucUoii.oI slstce'n Biiper-pcw- er stations hi different parts of the, country. f "Suppression with adequate mm pen- nation of 000 small undertakings now In existence. "National control of the whole un- dertaking by a board ot electricity commie alone rs. "Lord Ilaldahe. chairman of the committee, strongly recommends that theso action? should be taken, without tlelrty. Tiie primary object of tUu sehcmo Is to economize tlte country's coal supplies. QU 27_A rf trom The nraounl of coal used n that Ihe head tax Is lo bo United KEnsdorn for production of 0_n thirty JhouEand Chlneio com- imbla IB given offi fo such action lias been taken by tho government or dls- rulateil that with the saving of Lv (ho cabinet u to lhe producls no wasted by burning coal ent 'Tho report is Report That Were to Be in is Officially save CS.OOO.OPO tons of tlita. _U Is inquiry when It Is commenced. OTT'S AUTO LIVERY Day Phone 1448, Nljht Phone 787 Dr.A.T.Spankie M.D., C. M. EYE, EAH, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST. Office roomi. 121-122 F. Burns Building, Corner Ava; Jnd'SL East, Cjlgsry. Office Phone M2848 Residence Pboce M2077 Interne ltd Ho.iae Surgtoo. ManbntUn Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New YorkCitr' 1S1MSI4. Specialist to Calgary School Board 274-11 PIANOS 8TCINWAY. NORDHEIMER. NEW SCALE HAINE8 BROS. These pianos found fn mast extluilve homes. They arr. made of finest bett materials procurable 2nd by most skilled work. Stylet and to suH Ctme In and see them. Assinibbin Music "Everything Musfcal" fith St. S. Phone 1MJ Remember the HALIFAX LOAN Halifax. Dec. city board ol control today decided to ask the Dominion finance minister for consent to a loan, Ihe money thus raised to ba de- voted to repairing civic prop- erty damaged by the eiploslon of December 6. Dec. increased freight rates wilt help the railways to dome eitent, said W. It. Maduues, freight traffic manager ot the C. IJ. U. discussing the award of tho Honjin- loii rallrray commission Una morning, lie said, however that the Increased rates will not balance the advances in the cost of operating the railroads which have been steadily mounting during the past few years. There la little doubt among dealers ia Montreal that the price of coal will go up as a result of the Increase oC fifteen cents a ton for transporting It. A dealer pointed out [his morning that thtre would probably be a cutting down of tho supply from the United States to Canada for the next three months, aud this, ivith the Increased freight and the limitation of th.e profits of the nicrUant to fifty centa a lou would be bound'to raise the price. Uegina, Kask.. Dec. fringe lo Madge Morrow. ol IB cipectcil to Its serisatlom! dovcbVuicutB "wus Ufied today at ilje Inquiry belut; couductei by the cial fire insurance cuiiiniissloaer lino the fira which rccenily Uestioyed the fair building here. Midnight poker games and drinking bouts In the klichen stme roai-i and lavatories; llguor williln the bulging anii at ItRst one drunken nuiri in the kitchen at Ihe time the firi: owl dovelopcc! In the evidence. man is known to haye left Hie building In a drunken stupor and is said lo have gone to the kitchen where later noises of shovelling coal anil rattling of stoves were heard. The fire Is believ- ed to have started from the kitchen or Immediate vicinity. li was iiiiiled lha't poker were heUl nigbt after night in this kitchen and in an adjoining room where straw for filling mattresses was stored. It is stated that much of straw was loose on the floor and that when card games were In progress the room was lighted with candles or torches. AT THK EMPUESS AT THE MAJESTIC "Life's hha.lov.-s" 13 tiie feature at "Oh Bill" ihe merry musical farce tho Kmjtrcss Umlglit. loif.e.Jy Is at Majes- Mj'.ters are at sixes aud seveoa injid- totifxiit and FrHay nlsht. Canadi'p the town oi I'urity. Thu Miyur i most jjupular (uuiediau. Jumes Illalne. Durhel, i.5 unworthy of his plays the lead In the play and is ably trust; Lein liar Jiiig ami ScudJer Cole-jpupporteil by an excellent company. The. comoiiy abounds In sparklluj fun, uiuiiy tutieiul clever cometi and tiingtrj, and is staet'l in ploasing unJ attractive way by the Ud. "Oh Bill'' claim to being funniest, corn- In world At any rate those stranger j who brave the elements tonight will wJio (annul rjbta'.n employment in tho te umply rewarded for It Is a certain- bei-uusu no one knows !HT ty thai "O will live up to the ad- vance notices. The MfU There is brand new Kos com- a Scandal." SA1S. But Do Not Expect Action Here As Situation is Dif- ferent na, Sask.-, Dec, Keen reientment at the order of the way commission jn permitting a blanket advance In freight ratei was shewn today by-men promin- ent In Hie wholssale'trade, in in- terviews with the Canadian Prest correspondent here, t" Ottawa, Dec. Sir Henry Drayton, chief railway comm IBS loner is at present in Halifax, it was impos- sible to obtain from him any commeat on the notion of President Wilson In taking over the United Stales rail- roads. Commissioner McLean, wh asked as to the possible effect ot the president's action on 13EU Canadian sit- uation, said that he vras as yet hardlf In a position to make any comment, IIo had, be stated, seen only the brief' newspaper report which g: practically'Bo details as to the work- Ing .tho plan in the United Stales. Unlit' a more detailed state' merit was received, he preferred not to malic any comment. Another official of the railway com- mission expressed the .opinion that government control of raiVwaya In llic United States very wise move. lie drcvf attention to tho fact that the situation there Is different from that in Canada. In the United .States the railways are subject to the lawa of the various slates through which they operate prohibiting pooling of railway traffic antl earnings. A complete uni- fication of all the railway systems In operation is therefore an Impossibility while the roads are controlled by priv- ate enterprise. The fedural govern ment, however, In taking over the roads miist r.lso cope with the-labor situation 'vi.nd other problems which private enterprises lias difficulty in linndling. Whether it would be nece'i stiry for Canada to take similar action was problematical The Dominion was not faced with the same statutory dlff icullles as the United States, but the problem of supplying sufficient labor for operating the Canadian roads might necessitate government action Another of tidal! prominently con necled with the administration of rail ways to the view tba U would not be necessary to tatce like. action in Canada and that the taking over of the American rallTravs by the government would. have very Uttli effect on the situation bere. H thought that the American govern rncnL would bo in a good position t remedy the shortage of rolling stock which has been fncreastcR Tery rap Id3y in recent months. AUCTIONEERS We wish to aiinonncfl th-.it reter LeVallcy ant! L. I. Nlchol- con hare consolidated their In ttrcata us luctlohccrs nud will cordnct antes anywhere In the Tho beat ot workman- ship end satisfaction or no pay. K6f Balo datts. phono 1C53 or 205 liural. Tours for LtVALLEV AND NICHOLSON Marfa, Texas, Dec. ot Ih Mexicans who raided Candelarla Cliristmaa morning worn killed anil number wounded ivhon American ca' airy under Col. George T. Lanshomi overlook Iho bandits on (lie Meilca side of the Rio' Qrande early toda; One American soldier' was wounde! but will recover. Many ot tho pouche were recovered. AUTOUVERY FROM THE MOTOR PARLORS 'COUNTRY THIPS ONLY. _ DAY OR NIGHT TOO .STEEP, NOR SHOW TO DEEP FOR THI MITCHELL Wes'cy T. F'jnn 'Phone ,1750 Dec, ORt SFcBlhor of the past few tTnyo Is tc in? with marked effect on tho ratlltt traffic of tho prairies. There is strong wind over almost the v.'eslcrly Rcctlon and U is this whl.c has been mostly instrumental in rtf.'l here on Saturday. Considerable interest is being tbu coiitlng risil lu Lethbritlge of the Medicine Hat Operatic So'dety, who vnll appear in full strength to Iho Toronto, Dec. A, Drap- lesu, K.C., of Montreal, was in the city yesterday and left for Ottawa last night. He Is one (he coun- sel who are fookl.ig after the re- count In the electoral riding of Ar- genteuil, Quebec, and is satisfied that the union government candi- date will be given the ssat. He snid he would not be surpris- ed to see Hon. Sir P. H. Leblanc, the present lieutenant governor of Quebec, chosen as a Quebec repre- sentative fn the Domfnicn cabinet. the Dark." Hfilvea her a better'charcc' at tbe to exert her psrsonaJiH- aiu! hcarc, K> TilLfro f1 .New Day' mat- prove tbo most ponnlar nf and n.glit. in I osfpopSar oVSe P three characterizations which she hm nle' U wU1 that tbj madc lor the screen s samo aoc- taty presented "Tom Jones" to largo and highly pleased audiences year. Tliwt jheir iierfonnance this year will be re ell table ID tlie extreme is a fore- condusiun. Scores of Lethbrldgi- London, Dec. Petrograd dis- atch to the Times said that Ambas- dor Francis denied that he'and his aff'hnd intorlcred with Russinn in- rnal affairs or al3etJ any political ction. The ambassador published Hers showing that the funds employ-' in the I ran s fere nee of Tied Cross utomoblles were for tho Red ross and not for the embassy, which e Rolshevikt hatl aileged. Leon Trotzky's charges against Kol- Washington, 'Dec. wooden p.shnikoir antl AmerJcan reprcsenta- BbipnullAln? programme was pictured ves In Pctrograd, tho correspondent as an almost complete failure today d3s, amounts to a series of suppoai-] Rear Adir.Iral P. A. Bowles, assist- ons uusupnorled of any j ant general manager ihe emergency 'V fleet testifying st the The correspondent says that Gen- senate commerce committee Investiga- assisted the offlc- of shipbuilding. la In Halifax in exam'ning Trotzky The maximum cumher of irooden hen he and Trotzfcy were travelling ships that possibly -couW bp built even 3 Russia together, and adds: if nil avallnhle ship limber was deliv- "The matter tlnis comes down to the ered to the corporation, Bowles said. AT STARLAiVD Director Eugene Moore who dicectnl l'hiKi> Lonorgan'.s pi'iy, t.'andy in which Gladys llullette will be on liantl on Tuesday i-tarrcd at Starlaml, found three char inexl lo welcome oltl friends and to actcrs In play which "it 7-aa rather new ones. liard to cast. One was u purrot, an other a small kitten and I'm; third a large tom-cat. Experiments with var- ious antl felities proved ihe nn- fitaess of them all, net one of them showing nny intelliGente at the psy- chological moment. j at the I'olson Iron Works yards In "A is not a prophet in presence of a large gathering of own ar.il ihere a kitten, 'representative citizens. a parrot and a large cat In Mr. .Moore's home whom lie had by disdain- fully, in his hour of nceil he jjrcssed them Into service, and they perform- ed like veterans. Mr. Moore is an actor af ions exper- ience, and the hbstronlc ability of the cats and the bird Is another slrong argument In favor of environment. It was rumored that in the midst of onn. in" tbe scenes the. parrot launched ialo Marc Antony's, fiery speech, from "Julius bnt this seems scnr- cely conceivable, although Marc tnny was one of tha parts in which Mr. Moore distinguished himself. Ju to this ieaiure excellent comedies will be shown. PATROL BOATS LAUNCHED Toronto, Dec. government fishery patrol boats to be known as T. n. No. l1) und No. 37 were launcli- MAJESTIC One Day Only Next Sat., December 29 ersbnal element so largo part In what !a called politics in RUE- a totlay." Col. Kolpashtrikotf, the" correspqn- cnt says, ir, still in has ol been setu by-any.American offlc- .1.' It is plcin, according to the oorrcs- ondcnt of: the Post, that -in some mall bits of friction between tho re- pective American missions to Itu- and Russia, Trotzfcy found a eg on which to a series of base- ess charges tancls and 'rotzky's object Is to discredit the civ ente allied governments through their epresentftttves and the .methods he as adopted arc calculated lo inten- ify the hostility bf tlio .Russian- pro- ctarlat toward the allies, which Ger- agent-1' also have fostered. against Ambassador the .American nation. would total next year only 370, al- though the corporation has contracts outstanding for foe construction of SETTLE STRIKE Washington, Dec. of a striko cigar makers in VoTto Rico, which had cost the govern- ment in revenue during four months 'cessation of work, was an- nounced today by the depaitment of labor. A mediator effected a settle- ment of wago (jueatlons which mused the strike. 'NEW YEAR'S DAY MATINEE AND "NIGHT THE MEDICINE HAT OPERATIC SOCIETY PRESENT' fHE TUNEFUL COMIC OPERA E" VOICES 60 Complete Scenic and Cotturm? Production. PRICES: v Nighc.....V.aO, 50i Matinee 7Bc, 50c Seats on Sale Now at Box Office and Asslniboia Music Store MATINEE AND NIGHT TliE McDonald .Rcyal Entertsiners In An Elaborate and Veraatije Program. CLEVER SINGERS DELIGHTFUL CHILDREN CLASSICAL DANCERS DRAMATIC PLAYLETS A PERFORMANCE OF FUN, SONG, DANCE AND JEST. FIRST TIME HERE 75c, Ste Matinee SOc, 2Sc Children i... 10u ''A SMOKY LOVE AFFAIR" "BY THE SAD SEA WAVES" TONIGHT, AND GLADYS HULETTE STAR OF "POTS AND PANS IN "THE C ANDY GI R L Detroit, Mich., Dec. Coh- lolly of Records Courl, announced tn-[ lay that lhe records vOiirt grand jury vhich has been investigating munlcl- .'affaira for weeks, nVs re- urn cd Indlclmcnls Rgalast six cilynf- idils fifteen other persons. The amei were not made public. Judge. ;onriolly said tliat flrresls would be niidfl tomorrow or Saturday. iris understood lhat a mmiher'ot al- cgfttlons are conUlned (n the indict- ments. f.01 JESSIE HpRNELY AND WILLIAM KIQH, IN i. k 'UFE'S SHADOWS' 5 acts TONIGHT inj Price; This is a Very Powerful Play. Also Me "Nearly a a 1-Reel Brand New Fox Comedy. Something Worth Seeing. See Enid 'BennettiiltllE rjRej. Prices 1Bc-t5c A Thomas tnee Production Which Stands On Its Merili Only. Alto Bmhrma and Bayne Great Secret" MAJESTIC- J A S. B L A I N E PRODUCERS PRESENT CANADA'S MOST POPULAR COMEDIAN IN THE UPROARIOUSLY FUNNY MUSICAL FARCE COMEDY 'l CATCHY TUNES JINQLING MELODIES REAL COMEDIANS All Special Scenery and Cojtumei Prices, 75c, 3Qc SEATS ON SALE AT THEATRE NOW. Not a Moving Picture ;