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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, DKCEMBEK 31, 1917 THE LKTHWRlDCiK DAILY HEKALD PAGE FIVE WH1 Be Counted and Al loted Daring Monlh of January Ottawa, Dee.v 31. Forty thousand military nnd nara) votes cast In North have been rucelvetl In OtU wa. They coruo from all parts of tho United States and Caned a; from poll ing iu tralus and ihl from ai remote as Sable IslanJ Only one on a vessel now on tho high remains to be heard from. Allocation of the votes to (he constituencies will be Efn probably on January S. That am the subaequeat counting la oxpected ti tahe up tho wholo ot January. FIna announceaieat of the tnlKtary ant naval vote, here and overseas, Is no expected belofe the flrsj week In Feb ruary. It was hoped to hold the de feired election fn Nelson, Manitoba on January 25, tho same day as thbaeat JErom Ottawa ?rhen the1 wire foatilicd the capital and has not The conituuuication Is as. fellows: Calgary, Dec. 28, Hon. N. W, Rowell, v Acting Prim a Minister, Ottawa: Referring to pnbJUhed announce- ment of order by Commission. If reported In freight ratee, Is Mr. T. Humphries, 44 Canada Lit Building, Calgary, treasurer of the Arnieofin and Syrian slrM to call attention to Ihe. grea for Imtiiediatc assistance. Noth Ing in connection with tibia terrible war is more pathetic than the'_con dltlon of -these people.1 BapeclBll; the orphan children who ,an in a most pitiable plight. An eye w 11 ness of some of tho terrible dcporta ttoris stales: "I do not worry the mon and hoys who were Tlioy arc free. My thoughts: are the women and children who atll Ure, only to face death from and starvation. A missionary, tunuJ from Syria lells of passin through a village whose houses wer all deserted with the exception of on. little cottage in whose doorway sat liny girl. The child hart the face 6 an old woman as-aho reeked back''an forth droning "I'm hungry1, ym tu try." Multiply this Ingtp.nce- thbus ands; add It to the cases of thoqsind more who have been gathered Into br phsnages and some idea, of the pllgh put Immediately' Jl >mjot the children Asia toda erlqus tots tg companlea that may be gathered. Die by the thbus hare bought gnum at country eit.valors on baafs of fixed price, old freight ralca. Fanners .who bare unable to ship grain to secure cars wll.l suffer. Owing to present rllal necessity of having every msn In CiHuula put forth his boat there was never aucht Ineod'of mutucl and con-' fldence. If people do not fully under- stand Justice of proposed Increase it will cause great dissatisfaction andTO- sentmenti arge that you delay enforcement of order until grain slock purchased under olfl ralea can be moved ud.until public can be satisfied that Increue Is and a they must unless help can feac Ui em BOOH. The d ca th rate In ,th alone last winter was a thousand.a day. It will be raitl greater this winter; unless relief and send quickly. Fire dollars a month with suppol one perton' giving Just the of life. Why not consider these need people when making your New-'Yen gifts. BIG FIRE IN MAINE Maine, Dec. faclorj' of JJreckclt and and there Is no othfir so hit Ion for the plaut and equipment ot tho Gala difficulty. H. W..WOOD, President United Farmer Alberta, president (lADftdUn Cobnctl of Agriculture, Weekly Advertiser and (be.lialls pled by two fraternal organization weVe burned today while the temper turc waf 15 below zero. The loss Thrifty says: "I am being wslcomed o every home in the land" f, C. Marsh, Asst. Provincitil Organizer, Tells of The Great Need Coslhurst, Dec. 2S, 1917. he EJHor, Leihbrldge Dear Sir: The rerent allfax has profoundly stirred the all our poople. Those who aye been engaged In lied Cross -vork ill rejoice to know that all Red Cross illcle? at the Society's Depot at St. ohn's have been diverted to HalEfai ntj.that the society lias done Its best o'relieve'tho sufferings of those ivho ere affected by the disaster. At the amo (line, more and more callB> are omlnr to us from the officers over- B.wlio find great difficulty fn up! with the heavy demand for upplles- It is evident thrit'inuch more ork-roust ue done if Canada js to eep her pronnse .to proyjdo for all er'sohs at Uie front. Many ladles in various towns and 'districts of outhern Alberta have worked- long nd loyally and to them our best lanks are due. But the returns show lat ninny more have not yet found pportunUy to asaiat in the work. In recent editorial you quoted figures qni Ottawa showing that iri ..the of August to. November, in- luslve', thsre were no less than 30.500 casualties. These figures ave great and grave significance for 11 who arc interested in the work of Rcfl; Tip F.ethhrhlg'e Soc- I. understand, 'intends to put on a fg -campaign for-funds "in the near utlire'and' similar.action will be tak- nf other, places. Tho Provincial ociety is'alsoi arranging for a more hprpufrf1 prganlzation of disiricla at reeent -djyng nothing. :May I urge 'pon.all-.patriotic men and women In oiir province the nece3sit) ,f a'great increase ;Jn money and sup iliec...Especially" 1 would ask for man> more; ladles' to sew or kntt that Al ierta'e Ehipmenta may not fall to meet the increasing ?eed. In sending our brave boys to France y'e at same time commit ourEeUes to rreat trust and 1 have faith to believe hot we'will be true to It. 1 trust thai new year will witness a grea response 'to the calls made by (be 1 Cross Society. Yours truly, Assistant Organizing Secretary Alberta Provincial Branch J, A; Murchlson has resigned from h? raanagament of the Northern, Ashcfoft, B.C., and-tak en up his duties as government ageri at Nicola. NV.'Eddie.of Red peer, ha: succeeded him at the bank. What the Press Agents Say Ihi- !n The "Intolerance.'1 Circus, ami uiije; plays is the In "The Cfndcretli; which comes to itic MaJCdUc TlK'-uro for three uielus Kiniilng nt-xt .Jan. Unl. ;i sp'H-KU luatiisefr on Sm '.inlay afu-v> i.cxm. "TUc Cimlo-rolla. iLe biggest York's All seats rmiy LIP reserved venue nt Lox ojfico. Mnu" vraj of tom-.s Iu Xov; Hut Operatic Sodely I'rn- iliu'Jnsr "Kruilnkr" lliis soaaun. "OrfMi local interest is (he cuniiiii; visit to !he MajrstU' Thfia- AT THE EMPKESS J.lllian Walker, inure charui han ever, mums the i ui y '.lint on close 'oxuminai his roih every has praoflc-ulty kncyFeF, a photodrawa that is intsvt pleasant surprise. oil N'c-A Vt-ars Uny at iIio.Mf-d urprlr.e nnu wonder start Jlat Ojjenitu: Suclety, an ornan- irst clicks ot the projcc-tor ami r-n-; hnld a high place in 'tin1 ure. through thvj seven reels, while cmpcm of Lethhridgc Their he spectator .sits transfixed at the prcduc-tion F is trength. beajly and true artistry. Hie- ivcll ktioivn and over popular vith which tbo the me as ultl tomic ojiera. 'flic Eoriely '.iavc apar- ,s tie world itself hut ever assuming oil nclCicr tinti-, money, nor am- lew aspects with the progress rif; listion In their production of "ICrmlnle" irealerl. Next to holding the ill will iio here on an ebb- pectator's interest throughout ihe 'orate scale. In fart in such a tier ength of D pryducticm, thr-re Is notli- j Ihiit would do credit to the best pro- tig like getting his attention at the uonipiinies touring thu entiro ery start. "The Luat of 1 country. A crimitleic scenic Joes this as Is Eclilotn done. jlion, woiulerfully beautiful costumes EAST'LYNNE the dlrec: an nctreas who ;.aa been hrough ibe mill of drama, anj at that played scores of emotional parts, falls o wocplhg nt- the sheer strengtli of ho role she acts, it Is high time lo' ake notice. This was done by Theda Sara, tho "vampire woman" of film- anil, when she had completed her vork in the all-star cast of "East; a modern revival in picture! >lay form of the many years stage! 'avorits. "Alter I would finish my parts i day to said Miss Bara nffer tUc ncture was couipleteil, "It Beomcd that, siiuply could not keep the tears hack. And.l do uot cry easily as most I women. Tears are rarer lhan black pearls with me. AT STARLAND -The feature at Slarlana for tonight j and tomorrow will be "On Dangerous a thrlllins and Intensely in- teresting drama dealing with .the secret service of countries now at- war'm Europe, Carlyle Blackwell wbo plnys the learJJiig role Is to the people "of l.cthbrirfge and JB j ably supported by Gall Kane and an excellent cbnipany. In addition to this feature tho first of.tho new Paramount Seunelt two-reel comedies whl be shown. "A-Pullman BrifJe" vrfth Gloria Wishing All Our Pstrons A Happy NEW Year. Greatest Screen Success A Masterly Motlcrcized Amer- ican Version cf This interiiailpn- ally Famous Stngc ALSO M15S BILLIE BURKE In ROBIAKCE" and Screamingly .-Funny L-KO Comorfy. Big Show for tfit HOLIDAY PROGRAM PRESENTS LILLIAN WALKER The Uarline ot Hie Scrcc-u The LUST o! the Ages In -7 Womlerlul Ads. An oitrt- ordinary PhotO'Draina AM HERE AGAIN ff) "CUPID'S Howling Scream. First Time Seen-in The City. TOMORROW, NEW YEAR'S DAY, the Emiires will run coa-i tinuou 1> from i 3A >p ra lo 12 961 p.m. The price of mil be onl> lOc for children and' 2jc for adults Thi programme should not he m! ed by one wishing for real entertain1 meat. Wishing All. Our Patrons A Happy. New Year. UA POLLMAN Comedy TONIGHT AND TOMORROW WORLD PICTURES PRESEMT 3 CARLYLE BLACKWELL AND GAIL KANE IN A CSR1PPING DRAMA OF THE GREAT WAR ON DANGEROUS GROUND R N Starting GOLDWIN INC., PRESENTS 1 MAE MARSH Cinderella Man" inurs., Jan. cl Elaborate Pichtrization of Oliver Mor-" osco's Famous Stage Success. Prices: Nights. EDWARD CHILDS CARPENTER' 50c, 35c, 2Sc Saturday Matinee 25c, MAJESTIC-TOMORROW--NEW YEAR'S DAY !S TV Medkine Hat Operatk Society Present The Tuneful Comic-Opi PRICES Matinee 75c, 50c AD Seats May Be Secured in Advance at the Bbk Office FaQ Orchestra Elaborate Scenic Production Gorgeous Costumes FRED V. ROBIN (Cherailef MRS. A. H. THOMPSON (Cerise ;