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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I nnCEMUER 31, 1913 LRTimmDGfi DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE Telegraphic Briefs Vor.'aonto tlmo farmers and slocitmen In the south have boon mak- ing .complaints regarding Iho difficul- ty In securing ears for mmlng hay noulh ,lo meet tho needs of livestock during tho winter. Many these com- plaints havo been takin to President .Mar'uoch of'ike Board ol Trailo who has 'taken them up In different ijuart- VANCOUVElt, Dec. Iho Monllty of a tall thin man who resides in (ha S800 block on Osier aveiiuo, Hhaughnessy Heights, tho prohibition inquiry tills morning ad- journed until Thursday. In tho mean time a provincial officer will accom jiany tbo transfer driver to find oul who It was lhat received delivery o! uomc 30 cases of liunor to Iho Oslei in an effort to brln. he betrayed by Through an oc'd series a', -jlrcun sijiKL-s ;lu meets Ulslo, Ixidy DrilUni i court, and their lives touch lime an again. Lady Drllllngeourt Is Ihe ward I of Andrew Cuddlcstone, John's uncle1 "'Andrew was the man against oxprnssion after lie has de- OTTAWA, Dec, White, acting primo minister, was in conference this morning with AdJI-- Uen. Ashton acd other officers of the militia department In regard to com- plaints of soldiers who returned on the Northland. Preliminary arrangement! were discussed for tho holding ot a rigid examination, la addition to tha inquiries now being carried on'- mllitla department, Iho s.ctlns prr-- mior has cabled tho charges to Sir Robert Borden to bo Investigated by tho admiralty which his control of tho ships which bring Canadian Mi- dlers home. In reply to a telegram from bir Thomas White, tho White-Star-Do- Inlon Lino state lhat they are onelblo for the character of the fool rved on the ship. They stato fur- or lhat Ihe complaints have been vc-atlgated and found to be- without undation. They point out lhat had proves of an S-hour day for nurses. ap- OTTAWA, Ont, December 31 Customs receipts for Decembe were greater than they wer in December, 1817, according .to th monthly returns from tha customs de partment. This is the first month i the present fiscal year which ha shown an increase over last year. Inland Revenu Inland revenue during Novembt realized as compared wit in November, 1517. Eicls duties on tobacco brought In 04S, tho largest individual item. .E cise on cigars also realized and excise on spirits Revenue irom war lax under Inland revenue was licon appointed by Din government to Investigate the charges ot soldiers who returned on the KttHinBhin Northland. Judge Hodgins will open his inquiry In Ottawa on Thursday. Tho proceed- ings will be made public. J. P. Ordo, of Ottawa, will rep- resent tho government ?s counsel. The White Slar Line, owners lit the boat, havo also been notified of the opening of tho Investigation and thai tlio officers of the hoal and others af- fected by the Inquiry are to be in Ot- tawa, It it means lhat tho boat will he ield bock. Judgo Hodgins1 commission Is wide. On the recommendatinn of Sir Thom- as White, (he government has em- powered the commissioner, "lo inquire Into the report as to the treatment ol (he- men of Ibo Canadian-Expedition ary Force, .whilo on board 'tho trans port Northland on her voyage from Liverpool to Halifax recently com pietcd and ns lo conditions generall; on the said transport affecting lhH nf J2C.COD- llilo i.s Ihe curious aml intolvn, juteresiln. in which Mac Far- trom and, played by Wallace Iteid, In "ilc- ieve Me, Xaiilipiiu." himself. expression was one used or the litle the play, "Ilclieve.Me. Xi-ntippe." MacKarland makes Iho slip, nnd it is a pretty girl who finds ilm out, but later it is tho f-amo prelty girl who fiivcs him. story, which one of tlio most enthralling screen romances shown hero in a long lime, will bo tho attraction at Starland tomorrow] and Thursday. H is a Paramount picture, and Wallace Held and Ann IJttlo do some excellent acting In this principal roles. They have been provided with excellent support, and the Eiilendid direction tho picture re-j celvcd f.t Iho efficient hands cf Donald Crisp'adds a great deal lo its I effectiveness. i LAST TIMES TONIGHT MARIE OSBORNE 'Cupid-by Proxy'I AND "HANDS UP" LON'DOX, Dee. wire- primo mlnisler. tho finance minister and colonial minister of Bel- gium, who have been In con- ference wllh the British cabinet, con- cluded their mission today and return- ed to Brussels. They expressed them- selves as entirely satisfied with the results of tho conferences here. were I Louis Franck, the colonial minister (in an interview said: "The financla and purser ot the Northland hat no complaints whatever made during the voyage. i.n The officer cornmimflins elates that I arrangements' for- the reconstructio- ns Ehlp was in every way suitable, of rielpum pending ihe peace treaty for the carriage of troops, that the payment of indemnities .h> were senerLllV goouVVut that Germany are in a satisfactory court i-! dltions tion. The matter has been discussed ven ilatiou of the lower n'ere and arrangement., areheing made could improved upon, tie Btaicb, AT THE COLONIAL. The Blrango atmosphere of tho Far has been faithfully reproduced n the new World Pic- ture v.ritch has been secured by Ih'o Colonial Iheatre ami will be shown toJay for the last lime. Montagu !xivr> anil Baryara Caslle- lan are starred In this production and Madge Evans Is seen In a highly Im- portant role. The remainder of the cast large and splendidly capable. The Elory told in Is an enthralling one. a. strange one ant a vitally interesting one. It deals with the experiences of John Cuudlestone halt Indian, halt Englishman, who In 'icrits n legacy of hate from his em biltered father. The young man has been brought up by tho priests of the Tunplo of Buddha, but ho has hut TOMORROW AND THURSDAY. REID IN HIS GREATEST PICTURE "BELIEVE ME XANTIPPE' A PARAMOUNT PICTURE ALSO Love Loops The Loop ANOTHER EXCRUCTIATINO TWO REEL PARAMOUNT-SENNE COMEDY upon. tint messing for all ranfcs has heen good, wltli ample food of good qual- ity. Ha states further that the at- tention and sen-ice afforded to the passengers'has Been very good. BASEL, Dec. Poles are masters ot Posen'' (German Poland) according lo tho Vorv.-aerts of llerlin They have disarmed German officer: and soldiers some o! whom, the paper adds, were shot after being tried h conrt-tnarlial. Violent fighting ha laken place in. tho streets between Carman and Polish soldiers. WAITERS WANT HIGhfER WAGE NEW YORK, Dec. the license given by the mayor In granting 150 all-night Christmas permits, prospective New Year's Eve celebrations in some of the' big hotels and restaurants were threatened with failure, when the International Federated Union of Hotel Employees announced to- day that waiters had gone on strike and that more would hs called out tonight, un- less the proprietors met thfiif de- mands for higher wages. AT THE EMPRESS NEW YEAR'S DAY. U. F. A. MEETING lly resolution it a meeting of delegates from Local TJ. F. A.'s held on Saturday last, a meeting Is called for 2 p.m. Saturday, January 4th, 1919, at tho Y.M.C.A., Lcthbridge, to complete arrange- mcnta 'for a Central Farmers' Co-operallva Buying Organization for Lethbrldgo restrict C.F.A.'s. The U. Ck G. offers a Tory attractive proposition provided suf- ficient Interest is shown and it Is expected that they will havo n representative at thn meeting lo r.upply full Information, partic- ularly in regard to their Farm Machinery Una. E. OXLAND, Secretary. :Dec. Com- for the necessary financial from the allies. "Tho enormous war contribution, the economic losses and physical exhaus- tion of the middle classes and tho laboring people are things that do not strike Iho eye as does Ihe sight of ruined towns'and villages, but they are none Ihe less very renl, and have lo be met." In relation lo the colonial questions which ho discussed with Walter Hums Long, tho BrlUsli colonial secretary, M. Tvanck. said: s "Our -concern Is the preservation of Ihe'abaoluta Integrity of- bur own colonial territory. This matter we leave with confidence to the great pow- orc In my view the African colonies LOU only bo great in the sense in .that .he moral aud economic conditions of Jio people are steadily improved._Bel- jlum's policy is to do everything pos- sible in that direction and to main- THE BRIGHT' SPOT COLONIAL WHERE THEY; MAKE YOU WELCOME LAST TIME TONIGHT POSITIVELY YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SEE THE STUPENDOUS PHOTODRAMATIC PAGEANT IGEANCE' tain the best relations with the. neigh boring emhllng ott-the peace., contcrence- further delay, the Guardian oday says: "Whilo we are talking and denion- trating, others are acting, Mid no leans acting in a sense favorable to he translation of the Ideal Into, tho jractical and establishment of a rule jf justice and good-will among the nations of the earth. "Italy is creating accomplished 'acts on the eastern shore of Ihe Adriatic; a powerful party Is forming n France, which, not content with ;he recovery of Alsace and jieviaeu nguies issuen an'd the happy healing ot that his-1 that the total Canadian prisoners in loric sore, llireatc-ris to create a' Germany numbered 3.455, of whom fresh sore by an extension beyond its 255 died, 307 were repatriated lieforc borders In Belgium, claims ore be- the establishment ,of repatriation ing asserted not only to camps following the Xarmistice and Luxemburg but to sundry portions have passed through the camps LONDON, Dec. cable to the Toronto Evening Telegram) Revised figures issued today show WITH MONTAGU LOVE AND BARBARA CASTLETOS .ENTIRE CHANGE OF PROGRAM YEAR'S DAY- SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S DAY Norfna Talmadge Dntca territoryXon her northern and eastern border. is_ threaten- ing, and, perhaps, has actually occu- pied Danzig, a aerman city with a mere sprinkling of Polos, and. thus to cut of? East Pv as s' n from West Prus- sia, and apparently sho designs to pursue her enterprise by occupying mrcly German territory in ivestern .'olani and further soulh." at Dover and llipon since that date. This leaves S53 of our men who prisoners, many of whom are still in Germany, though some may bo in Franc? and Holland on Ihelr way to England. ALSO A SCREAMING TWO-REEL L-KO COMEDY "THK 1LIND PIG" TORONTO, Dec. DRY LAW CLOSES 250 SALOONS IN BUTTE, MONTANA BUTTE. Mont., Dec. saloon and Butte parted company tonight af- ter an Intimate relationship extending over a half cenlury. broken hitherlo only by martial law which three times cause-1 front doors lo be locked. The dry law closes 250 saloons and three breweries in Ihls city, and probably marks tbo climax of Icgialallvn refor- mation of what waa considered a "rough" raining town, indnlg- 01 tlio proposen increase in express ing wine, wonran, song, horse racing; rates is contained in a circular being and gambling. There were an unus- sent out by tho transportation dcpart- nally iarge" number the streets tonight. PRINCE ALBERT VISITS OCCUPIED REGIONS COBLBNZ, Dec. Iho second son ot King George of Eng- land, today visited the various parts of the occupied territory and inspect- ed the troops. He came to Cohlenj by automobile and had luncheon with Major Dictoiaim, the. American com- mander. of tho proposed increase in express were an uaiis- BUHL uui uj nauoyui winuu 1 celebrants on meat of Ihe "Canadian Manufacturers Association. For some of the commod- TROOPS IN POSSESSION BELFAST, Dec. cable to Toronto Evening Felnera who wrecked a wing of !ho Belfast jail in which they were con- fined quieted down loilay, troops ce- PLEADS Dec. Sl.--John P Luce ft Trov, X.Y.. n soldier at Albert M member of the provincial legislature, is now in Germany with the Canadian forces. SPEND CHRISTMAS BACK HOME Imperial UmiUd to Montreal 1 Eastern Canada Corresponding Fares to Other Eastern Ralr.t Saft, Comfortable Trsvel on Ihs Greatest Hlahway asicrfj Compartment Observation Cars, Standard and Tourlss Sleepers. Excellent Dining Car Service. Tickets sold during December it, good for M dayi. Extension will b: (jrinted by a payment of for each exua fifteen days. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: J GORDON, TICKET AGENT, PHONE 612 i. E. PROCTOR, DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT, CALGARY. orally arc invited by the Canadian! C.TONS MAKE RADICAL MOVE Manufacturers' Association transpor-] Dec. th fation department. T emi Anmut in fulnr 01 .Hil? ouui August in Tho _____ ,'raffic Association for jaciories Canada, on behalf of the express com- f panics, have appite-d to the band ot houses ot tne railway commissioner, for wiUiorily to Limited, throughout Increase their rates an average of !5 closed til oiy_ be Kates and In French polilical circles concerning which tho JnsoSlavs tho Italians are not in accord. HANDLE MANY CATTLE CALOAflY, Bcc. Alberla Livestock to official have handled a greatly in- creascil number ot cattle, hogs and sheep Anting this year. The figure are as follows: 1SH: 145.513 cattle; 135.075 hogs; sheep; horses. 1917: S2.573 calt'.e; 127.34S hogs: sheep; horses. INCREASED WAGES WASHINGTON, bis. In- creased effective tomorrow, for employees of fill telegraph systems in ftchrtl control, ox- cept in "rort-functiansi offices nr.d announcEd today by BurleEon. Employees in iervico more thsn a year and n half get an Increase of 10 per and thole in am- ploy year and 6 per cont HOT RECEPTION FOR HARRY MOVrnEAIi, Use. Harry Land- r, woo is booked for Montreal nest wesi, will run a reception very different from .what ho has heretofore accorded here. According to a corr.raanication received by the Star today from J. C. Groves, who says: "Ho is lo be <-Kged ever. If he at- tempts lo step off the train and an organlzAlon has teen formed lo make fhinga generally unpleasant for Ihe Scotch linger." HAROLD LOCKWOODirY'PALS RhoiiM a woman be Jealous ot her husband's fiiends? Cannot and friendship he combined? "PALS FIRST" The gripping plaj- ot love and advfcnlurc will shed an interesting light on this subject. See it at the Empress Tonight, Elarrtng HAROLD LOCKWOOD. SHOWING FOR THE LAST TIME TONIGHT AT THE EMPRESS 9 SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG "THE SAVAGE WOMAN" r ;