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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, FKMU WW 1, 1918 THIi LETlilUMDCK DAiLY JfEHALD PAGE FJVtf SCENES OF THt HALIFAX DISASTER SATURDAY'S GROCE SPECIALS Limited Number C.=\3�s Jonathan Apples. Saturday, case ........................ Special Value, Loose Hudsotia Tea. Saturday, 2 lbs........................ 10 lbs. Granulated 5ue�r. Saturday, 10 lb?...................... Scott's Midlothian Infant Food. Regular 30c. Saturday ................ King Beech Gooseberry Jam (4 lb. pails) Regular 90c. Saturday .................. 1.80 85c 1.10 15c �80c Squirrel Brand Peanut Butter. Regular 40c. Saturday .......................... Pcnrdy's Pearl White Soap. Regular 3 for 25c. Saturday, 4 lor......................... Wt Malkin's Eeut CijFfec. Regular 50c. A(\f Saturday, lb..........................TEvC Hand Picked Ivor y-Nav/ Beans. Regular 15c lb. Saturday. 2 lbs................. Queen Ann Cherries. Regular 25c. Saturday. 0 tins ... .............. 35c 27c 55c Deliveries Every Hour Phone 313 FIREMEN SUB If Edmonton, Feb. 1-After striving for two and on'1 half hours iliis morning to come to an amicable settle-meiit regarding the iiiiuohnm�iii-of R. G. Davidson In the )>(>:-.ilion of fire chief, the special tumiiimtt-r" ii))rcsi-nt-ing the city and the men, lailed to come, to an agreement and the men arc now on strike, They object to a niiin to fill (lie vacancy, jpoinl mem should tie ranks. Six new men I in at two of the fire being imported claiming the v.\ made from the have been stvnr; | hails and the new chief is in chaige. a HOUSE WRECKED TWO MILES from THE SCENE OF THE EXPLOSION, I Velie, universally hailed as Chauncey jOient!":; rlfcliifnl successor as Airier' J ica's re|)i-e-r-ntat i ve singer of Irish I miii;.' . w !ll appear in the principal | rule, ably supported hy a. large met. ! ropolitan company. It. will readily j he conceded Dial ar| except Zonal in-i terest is julded lo the play, when tho j faet is made known that. Mr. Velie will � sing many of the greatest, of all Irish, ballads, including "Mother Macliree," i -Isle o- Dreams." -My Wild T.HbIi 1 Ko;'f." and others made famous by olcnlt himself, Special mention ia : made of the wonderfully beautiful : scnie production. The company which will appear here tonight if! idenlieally the same thai has appear* ed wilh enormous siin-i'�ii ai Toronto, l Winnipeg. Calgary ami Vancouver. , Seats are on sale at the box officie. MISS NESTA KERIN DE BECKER Willi -The isle O' Drenius" at the Majestic this week end* Friday and Saturday. Will Suppress Disturbances^^ KNOWN TRUS" Amsterdam, Feb. J.-The commander*"!!!. chief of Brandenburg province, which includes Berlin, lias issued a warning to the population against disturbances, which he .announces will be suppressed, according to a semi-official statement from Berlin today. London, Feb. 1.-A three days' strike has been declared in Munich, according to a Central News despatch from Amsterdam today. In Berlin, the despatch adds, the Orenstein and Koppp.l Locomotive Works employees have joined (he slrike movement. Abuses Strikers Amsterdam, Feb. 1.-The K.reuz Zei-tung of Berlin prints an abusive arl-icle. regarding the strikers who. it says, are behaving as though on a holi- day. Great numbers of them, according to this newspaper, gather at. Kemp-I inski's, ii famous Berlin restaurant, and it i> this olass of which the strik-I ers form a part, that makes up a'large j proportion of the patrons of the opera, j the most frivolous theatres, the wine I shops, moving picture houses, and I dance ai/d music halls. s REPULSE HUNS London, fob. 1.-"A raid attempted by the enemy.- last night, west of Ar-ieiix-En-Gohelle. was successfully repulsed," says today's war office statement. "We caiHurcd, a few prisoners. The hostile artillery-'showed some activity during the night in (lie neighborhood of Gouzeacourt and Lens." Dominion Permanent of Toronto. After 28 Years, Closes Doors Groceries for Saturday Toronto, Fell. 1.-After twenty-eight years in business the nonunion Per-j manent Loan company, a/ large city i banking concern with an authorized | capital of $10,000,000 closed its doors thi| morning following a director's | meeting which was held yesterday. | An application has been made.to the I courts for permission to wind up tiie. j affairs of the .concern, tiie directors of which have made an assignment to (.!. T. Clarkson, 15 Wellington street. ; The company was incorporated in the year IS'.M) with a capital of $10.-OOO.OOti, of this amount. $1,-110,700 is , issued. Toronto, Feb. l.-After three weeks in Toronto jail, following as many remands in police court, because he really knew 'who he was and refused to acknowledge liiat he was some one else. Paul Payette, a young soldier whom the police accused of being A. Savard, was yesterday honorably acquitted on a charge of desertion. Savard, the real deserter, still at. liberty, has tatoo minks, a birth mark, a dog liiie and otlrer distinguishing marks on lils body. So has Payette. And both men are of like size and general appearance. ALBERTA ABLE IB For Saskatchewan bnd Manitoba -Many Thousands Bushels Purchased GAS CO, WILL NOW B. C. Sugar, oer 20 lb. sack $2.20 Per 10 lb. sack ........ $1.15 Rice, good quality, per lb. 10c Lima Beans, per lb......; 20c Sunlight Soap, with grocery order, 4 bars for ........ 26e Royal Crown Soap, per carton .................... 25c Royal Crown Soap, per case, 120 bars .................. $5.50 Lennox Soap, 5 bars for. . . 25c Lennox Soap, per case . . . $5,50 Golden West Washing Powder, with order, per box . . . 25c Barley, per lb............. 10c Split Peas, per lb...........15c Green Peas,, good for cooking, per lb................... 15c St. Williams' Pure Jam, 4 '1b. pa if..................... 95c Syrup, Rogers, per 10 lb. pail, ' at ...................... 1.10 5 lb. pails ............... POc 2 lb. tin ................ 2"ic Silver Leaf Lard, per 3 lbs. 05c Silver Leaf Lard, 5 lbs. .. 1.55 Silver Leaf Lard, 10 lbs... 3.00 DONALDSON'S WE CARRY ONLY THE BEST GOODS OBTAINABLE AND AS WE TURN OUR STOCK OVER IN A SHORT TIME, IT IS THEREFORE ALWAYS FRESH. PHONE 1150 801 NINTH AVE. S. AIRO f POUR ii ONE CONTEST Calgary, Feb. 1.-Interviewed on the  subject of the decision of the supremo court, ai Edmonton in respect to ihe 1 i activities of the gas development com- : j panv controlled by Eugene Cosie. W. ill. McLaws and T. MeCauley. II. B. ' Pearson, manager of the Calgary Gas , company, on Friday morning explain- ! | ed that the ruling was practically aj j dissolution of the injunction prohibit-] l ing operations of this company, and � . that the development of gas for the | I city of Edmonton could be resumed. i Calgary, Feb. 1.-Alberta will be able to supply all" the seed oats required in the more easterly prairie provinces. The Dominion government seetl department, represented here by Commissioner A. K. Wilson is continuing to take all the oats offered for sale which is found fit for seed purposes. Already thousands of bushels have been purchased and the purchases coiuinue on a vast scale. . Most, of the oats purchased "here are being transported to the government interior elevators at Saskatoon or Moose Jaw, though some of it is going into the local plant of the Dominion government. Mr. Wilson has been highly pleased with the seed oats situation in Alberta. The oats purchased here a,re showing excellent germination tests and are of an extremely high standard of quality. Mary Pickford's new Artcratt picture now at. the Starliuui theatre, a small Xew England town was needed. If there ever was a town transported from the green mountains of Vermont and set down amid the green hills of California. Pleasanton is that town-it, is ;is Xew England as the oldest Xew England village, even to the types of houses, the little hotel and llie sleepy village streets. The, niaii who ran the motion picture show happened to come in town and hearing that a Pickford representative was there, rushed over to call upon him. "yes," he exclaimed. "I always do well with Mary Pickford's pictures, and I always try to get them-everybody seems to like them. I play everyone 1 can get a hold of." "What did you like her in best?" asked Zimmerman, the location man, expecting to hear the usual praise of "Poor Little Rich Girl." The motion picture man studied a moment, and then replied-"Well, I think the folks liked her best in 'Carmen.' " Tonight Only J^PEr Prices 10c^25o HARLIE HAPLIN in "THE VAGABOND" TWO REELS % ALSO BESSIE BARRISCALE in "WOODEN SHOES" FIVE ACTS ALSO LATEST WEEKLY Tomorrow "THE RAGGEDY QUEEN" It's a Bluebird. MajestiC TWO NIGHTS COMMENCING Tonight SPECIAL MATINEE SAT'DAY THE UNITED producing co. (Producers of "The Brat") PRESENT AN if! Close to Top at Calgary Spiel-Shepherd Knocked Out of Burns Contest Fond of Good Sausage? WE HAVES A FIRST CLA�S SAUSAGE MAKER AND HIS INSTRUCTIONS ARE TO USE ONLY THE BEST MATERIALS. TRY SOME. He Makes Bologna and All Kinds of Cooked Meats. We have a full line of Fresh Meats and Fowl for tomorrow as usual. R. COULTRY  PHONE 492 THE Ai-BERTA MEAT MARKET Li the Calgary bonspte.l Shepherd, of Lethbridge. losl to Coutts of Calgary in the Burns contest. Ainl is now in the fours in the. Kobin Hood, having won from Campbell of Red Deer. In the Calgary Brewing, Shepherd was defeated by Stewart of ilac-Ico'l. Aird is still in the running. Of one Lethbridge game the Alber-tan says: In tile afternoon Shepherd of Lethbridge, and Stewart of Mne-leod, indulged in u thirteen end mix-up, in which Stewart, came out the victor. This was a really remarkable game, and when the next to the last stone was about to be thrown there were fourteen rocks inside of the twelve foot rings. About six of theso weie in Indian file in Iront of the button. Stewart had last rock, and lie must have had a prayer as well as an otii-tuni on the rock when he threw it. It. certainly didn't go where it was aimed, bul. it hail the same,results. H chipped off of one in front, rolled into the middle of the house, cracked the shot rock on the nose, ami lay there. When the. smoke was cleared away, Stewart lay two. GOAL FOR TORONTO Toronto, Feb. L.--So serious has the coal situation as i(_ affects the military authorities in the Toronto military district become that, they may soon have to commandeer coal supplies if the cars which are slated for the Toronto garrison do not arrive. The normal consumption for the Toronto garrison is about 75 tons daily. There is only al>outvMhre'e days' supply at the exhibition camp and nothing immediate in sight to relieve the situation. LIBEL SUIT IS AGA ADJOURNE AT THE EMPRESS i Bessie Barriscale. stars in the Trian-gje play, "Wooden Shoes." a quaint story of Holland life, which will be I presented at the Empress Theatre to- | night only. 1 A .$:i5.nno Dutch village, with canals ' winding among the windmills and til-; ed-roof houses, was erected for the : production, which was directed by ! Raymond li. West. A company of several hundred people, including- the popular Triangle kiddies, appear in the street scenes, while Bassie clatters j about in wooden shoes selling flowers � �ut the tourists. Later the action shifts to America where Bessie meets an artist for ivlioin she posed hack in the Netherlands. Also Charlie Chaplin in the Vaga-: bond. Calgary. Feb. 1.-The criminal libel case in which ii. Alger Bailey is the defendant and K. li. Bennet the complainant has been set over until . the March sittings of the court. Mr. Justice Walsh this morning accepted the defendant's plea, of justification, but warned him that the consequences would be serious if the charge was not substantiated. AT THE MAJESTIC ! "the isle o'Breams" tonight. ! Chauncey Olcott's beautiful Irish I play "The Isle O' Dreams" will be the j attraction at the Majestic Theatre tonight, ana Saturday. With a special | matinee on Saturday afternoon. Julius | ELAbODATE DEVMXL] tcwaung^gicdtb! ^reotast*5*------- � QOMANTJO IPISM DRAMA JULIUS Vt LI PRICES $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c SEATS-ON SALE AT THE THEATRE NOW s, NO HARD COAL Winnipeg, Jan. "1.--With the exception of a little jiea' coal there is no hard coal on ham! in Winnipeg today and no. further shipments can he secured before the opening of lake navigation. Several of the big coal dealers in Winnipeg confirm this understanding. Then: 'are ample supplies of soft coal in Winnipeg for the balance of the winter, it is slated. kepor's from Fort William slioi* that the Mine stale of affairs exists at the head of the lakes. QUEBEC SCHOOLS Quebec. Feb. 1.-Compulsory school attendance was urged in the Quebec iisse.mbly yesterday by T. D. Bouchard, ! member for St. Hyacinthe, and a mix-j od roceplion greeted" his utterances on the subject. He classed .tin; reforms he suggested as follows: "A law regarding school attendance, establishment of free public, colleges in large centres, co-ordination of education in all schools and the democratizing of the Qouncil of public instruction." What ihe Press Agents Say AT THE ORPHEUM "The Fall of the Romanoffs" whi-v. has been appearing at the Empress, will he shown tonight only at the Or-pheum. AT STARLAND For "Rebecca of Sumiybrook Farm,'-' C ^ Tnmaht Onlv # C I Tonight Only The Fall of the Romanoffs Owing to popular^ demand Jthis grtat feature has been.held o.ver for one day more. Also Chapter 14 of "THE GREAT SECRET." CONGESTION IN p.-E. I. TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT MARY PICKFORD in Charlotfelown, P.K.I.,'Feb. 1.-Owing to a drifted track and lack of locomotives, lit lie if any freight was moved on the Prince Edward Island railway this week.. There are 82 cars tied up at Borden and sixty along the line all loaded with goods for tho island. Tho mail service is also seriously affected. monday ELSIE FERGUSON! ORPGeUlft. Starting Monday Next 7469 00440781 ;