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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SAItipdAy, FEBRUARY 3, 1917 THE LETT-TRRtDOE bAThY - HERALD PAGE FIVB ways till one buried jiaddlo labored and groaned In distress while the other clawed at the^air. ani} maltreat-od^^ier generally Ilka a clumsy child nnin \IIDIl/l/lDIMr And there was a liner, making ma-MlllJ llliniVlMllllir iestlcally for the port, slowly ahear-IIIIU VUUIIinillllL Ing aside from her lofty bows the _ ' , angry crests that so worried the poor 'v Vic., with an unhurriela dignity and (From The London Dally Mall) certainty which the Vic. might admire, She was a slim, flat-bottomed pad- could never emulate. Captala nlewheel plbasure steamer, with a sin- ''ones, winked at her with his search-pie thin tunnel and oacUlating engines "e'''. received a gru)'!', frlondl/'"woo�" B.nd in the diminutive cabin, which ad-vertlsem^cnts ot her river trips glorl-I'l^d into a "commodious fore saloon, with refreshments," a framed certificate jpresonted by the Board of Trade hhonnced that the S. S. Victoria I from her bassoj)ro{undo horn, and carried on, stamping up and dow.n his narrow bridge, blowing oft the trick-lets ot rain lliat dripped � from the peak of his cap to the peak ot his nose and wondering why some folks must: not carry more than 200 passeh-' Bold lace and steered ten thou- gera, and must not navigate any Wa:-1 sand across the world, while terg ^iutsidc an imaginary lino drawn """"" -~�" betweeh the two headlands that protected the harbor, .under threat ot heavy penalties. It alao told her tonjuage-a ridicu lous jterm for sb slight a'cratt; one other follts wore pea-coats and steered cockleshells on a pond, ' Twenty minutes passed and he calculated that the liner must liave reached the smoother holt within the sphere of the westeiin headland, when woulii have thought "pouadage" much >sHddeilly a long clear beam stabbed more.sultablo-^and gave other details the Inky darkness close to the surface of her dimensions in case the crew|of the sea, ouesting herc and there, ever,:wanted aonie light and instructive reading In their leisure h/jurs. Her rpughteSt seas were encounter- searching the void'like the prying of a huge bull's eye 'lantern. It settled upoa the liner. Thq great vessel stood ed whea crossing.the harbor from the out against the ,vapt velvet-black prdraenado pier to the river-mouth In screen of the nlglit, a sliio of pale a high wind, excursionists having flame. And even /as Captain Jones been Jtnown on such occasions to. ask ' if theVe was any dagger; and as Captain ,7ones had done the trip six days a weiBlc, in summer and three days a week'in winter (transformed then into a 'market boat) for twenty years, his despondency at this fiuestion was excusable. But when war broke out tlie Board Of Trade, took a' back seat. The Vic. was giyeri a pretty searchlight of her own, and a few charges of e.\plosives lor destroying wreckage. and told that she might niii away and play oa the deeper waters beyond; and this is the story of her first splendid adventure. , � �� * One - wet and gloomy night Captain Jones was keeping his usual course in the open, some twelve or thirteen miles out, with a smother of spray flying over the bridge of his little boat, rolling sponsons under. The short channel waves, through which a liaer would advance without a tremor, tossed the Vies upward, smacked her viciously down, threw her side- paddle box, giving now and again a/ word ol instruction as to the steering; But the mate was also an old hand; not for nothing had he brought the Vic to an inch alongside piers and buoys and heaving pontoons in tricky tides and currents tor the last ten years, and tonight he'raanipulated the wheel with the sure, touch of a master mariner. � *  The commander of the submarine, puzziied by a ffaint rhythmic pulsation, a thud-thud-thud that he had so tar only .'aguely noticed, turned to gaze seawards. To his utter amazement ,h'e beheld, almost on top of him, a small paddle-steamer, roiling and tossing and doing her best for England, lie had the impression that she was trying to ram him, and was inclined What the Press Agents Say AT THE MAJESTIC "Merely Mary Ann" (he well knnwn mm"i1y will bo shown l),v tlu^ KcUhiu-dLs JontKlit. "Merely Mury An," ii cliiii-m-inR comedy in four iictH tiy l.scaol Xanff-wlll be the offering, and It l.s iin IrreH-.slstUile oomoay, yet sonir/whnl. rumnnllc (in Industrial Commig�loner^ Vancouver, B.C. the bride andi.grbpm are persectited in mysterious Ava.vs. ; -,._ AT STARLAND "The Regeneratiph" Avhicli w.-ts .^-hown critiea o� the Kew. Tork press, to l)e an overwhelming success. The Now Yort; Times says:-'.'The . .Salamander is it pliotopla.v . of ijjore than ordinary excellence." Another of the I'amous lilray Cartoons will be shown on the .same program. ^T THE ORPHEUM from the race track in an aiitomoblle, 3'oung IJootor LuncV spiingsi on the running board of the machine and grapi)les With the ruffians. HtT .siicceed-s in-rescuing her from their clutehes. Marcus then reports to Mrs. Lund that he has again failed to get tJie letter. Mrs. l^und is furious. A. few minvlea later Ihe doctor comes In and, seeing j.)ie two meji there, gives them a thrashing- and thron'."! tbem out of the house. Mrs. I.,und meets them outside and tells them to try once more to "get" Peg. ,  CHANGES IN WILSON'S CABINET Washington.-(New York Tribune correspondence)-Of the ten memiiers of President Wilson's cabinet, five will bo droiiped. or shifted to other positions before the second Wil.son Administration is more than a mouth old. One or two olf the changes may bo announced even before March 1. Secretary of State Robert Lansing, who .succeeded Bryan in .lunc, V.nTy, has been restive lor several months. As a matter ot fact, Mr. Lansing is not really the Secretary of State. Mr. Wilson is. And it is well known in Washington that the President do'es not want a Secretary of State whp has ideas ..of bis own, especially if those ideas conflict will) the Wilson ideas. Close friendu of Jlr. Lansing say that his ideas ilo conflict with the Wilson ideas, and that the most recent conflict was in connection with the timing of the American peace note. Mr. Lunsiug would have hold it tor an opportune moment. Secretary of the Treasury William G. .McAdoo wants to resign as soon as it can be done without embarrassment to his father-in-law. President Wilson. The reason is, according to Mr. McAdco'K friends, that he cannot afford to stay in his preseiit rather poorly paid iiositiou. Secretary of War Newton 1). liak-er, the most ambitious man in the cabinet, hates soldiers and things military, and he does not see how as Secretary ot War he can make the kind of a national rei)utatinn ho wants to make. The plan is to shift him to the IDeparlmeut of .lustice. Attorney General Thomas Watt Gregory likes Texas and prefers it as a residence to Washington. liis desire is to be appointed to the United States Court of Appeals. When this is done, Mr. 13aker will' succeed him. Secretary ot the Interior Franklin ,�,,-,...',,i.:, ,c 1_____ n.,. xf!^ I at Rtarland-Ift-st .plsbt and will be shown British seamanship-of how the Vic, f^,. tiie Ust, tlm^s tonight is perhaps the crippled but steerable and In no dau-!best Fox production, ever shown in the ger, rescued more than a hundred city. On MondayyaHd Tne.-^day the fea- from boats that were swamping, Vam'oSs how-the destroyer completed the task : novel of the sunie name, of %vhleh of taking passengers and crew from !-2.oo�:ooo copies were .sold. The picture the decks of the doomed liner just in^,^'^^''>^t.'^^'^^,}^f; time. 1 . . - . - , . With her portholes screwed tiglitly, her leadline a number of inches below water' that would have given the Board of Trade several sleepless nights had they known of it, and her captain humming a" nuiet tune, the Vic staggered bravely home in weird arcs like a wounded seagull, till as , The big feature ''Bought" will again j rlnwn lipiron in p-lmv rVia ni-pnt intn be shown at the Orphenm tonight. Chap- | claw.n began to glow she ciept into | ..pgg q tue iting" win also be port. She resembled not at all the \ shown.-.Tust a.s Peg is being ru.sbed smart excursion boat which took plea- I'sant parties up the river beneath summer suns in peaceful years; she looked. In fact, distinctly disreputable. But down in her "commodious fore [.saloon" hot tea was putting fresh heart into a wet and shivering but cheerful crowd, and the cheers of the people who iHted the dock wall as she rounded the jetty and slid slowly but triuip-phantlj past them startled the mice'i'n warehouses quite three^iuarters of a mile away. 'been -1 A committee has be^n - formed to organize the - Italian women for work, following the examples set in Prance | According to the Schleswigsche and England, according to a Milan di.s-Nachrichten, the gas supply of the patch. Committees will be formed in whole province ot Schieswig^Holstein the various cities in Italy. - I is becoming exceedingly scarce./ The The London Daily Mail says that at largest towns, including Kiel, have is- a conference ot the leading clergy-sued warnings to the public to save men of all denominations, held in Lon-to the utmost possible and retire be- don,' preliminary arrangements were fore 9 o'clock. It is expected that made for an appeal from the pulpit in street lighting will be completely sus- every' church and chapel in Great pended in a number of towns in Feb- Britain for the people to subscribe to I'uary. | the war loan. ., "I 4^ One of our Directors is representing us in a good American Market and has advised that he can place at a good figure any ---------Strictly Number ONE White or Red POTATOES we se nd Jii im U.S. Refrigerator cars are available. We vvill, if you wish, pay spot cash when car is loaded and assume all further risk, Farm Products Limited 201 Sherlock BIdg. Phone 777 Res. Phone 365 MAJESTIC Phone 1722 Tuesday, Febriiary 6 HambDurs-Hollinshead RECITAL Boi'i.s llamboiirg The World Renowned Russian 'Cellist. Rertfci'iio Holliiishea*^ Canada's Greatest Tenor I Prices: $1.50 - $1.00 Seats at the Roy Electric Co. Knight Lane is regarded as the strongest man in the cabinet. The Artmiuistration wants him to stay. Secretary ot Agriculture Uavid Franklin Houston is valued almost as liighly Secretary Lane. His services are*tlesired, but his own desires are/ to return to Washington University, St. Louis, where his, place as ciiancellor has never been ifilled. Secretary of Commerce William Cox Redfield cannot resign too fluickly, so runs the gossip, to suit y\r. Wilson. Secretary of Labor William B. Wilson wants to remain In the cabinet. TONIGHT LAST TIME THE SPECIAL FEATURE "BOUGHT" Chapter 11.-The Stampede. . LAST TIMES TONIGHT ANNA Q. NILSSON AND ROCKLIFFE FELLOWES in THE REGENERATION MUTT AND JEFF IN "THE BIG LEAGUE" Mon.-Tues. 3.S. Moss' Famous Players Presents Riith Fjiidlay In Owen Johnson's Greatest Novel 'The .SALAMANDER' A stupendous five-reel picture produced at a cost of $100,000. A story that has been read^by millions.- Don't fail to see the play. BRAY COMEDY CARTOON To-night THE OLIVER ECKHARDT PLAYERS in 'MERELY MARY ANN' A delightful comedy in four acts by* Israel ZangwIII_ Prices...................25c - 50c - 75c SEATS AT THE ROY ELECTRIC CO. SOMME THE LEAP FROM THE TRENCHES " Thui^sday, Friday, Saturday FEBRUARY Sth, 9th and 1 Oth ADMISSION : Adults 356 : illiildre /a 3767 ;