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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY; FKIUU'AHY ".. 111 ,1. , - --!�_!�..........!........-. ----- .........------------'. II IK LETHBMDOE DAILY HERALD PAGE F1VR OF LIGHT RATES Bitter Opposition in City and CommiHaioners Will Hsive To Explain Before the proposed increase of -ii �per conl. in l.lu; electric fighting rativs go Into effect I he cnniniisslornrs will Jinve to do smile lull r;xpliiiniiiK K Hi'" tall; being hoard cm llie streets is any Indication of the general opinion re-Curd lug llio rales. Over in N or I li Lethbridge particularly I he residents lire up in arms over the proposal atnl V'lll have none of i(. Tlie Herald understands thai there. Is by no moans an unanimity of opinion among the commissioners over the proposal.' It in understood Commis-fdoner Freeman is very loathe to consider Die Increase. Mayor Hurdle pn llie oilier hand is insistent, claiming �that something must he. done to help the people pay their debts, and as they �io not. seem to he able to do this by way /if taxes they must do so in some nther manner which may distribute the burden more evenly. The mayor also declares Ihni the lighting department i.s gelling a $!),oi�> h year advantage, which il should pro-Jierly not Ret. lie says the finance department is paying $2000 a year more for .street lighting than il. did in 191-1 Huge Toll By Hun Pirates London, Feb. 5.-German U-boats, according to a reply given by Andrew Bonar Law, government leader in the house of commons today, have done to death 14,120 non-combatant British men, women and children. FEAR TO PROSECUTE ALL OF THEM NOW isn't so heavy Dial $-1000 trucks are necessary." % Another large ratepayer slated thai 1 il' rile ptiopie" are In pay Hie cost, of i running the city through one channel : they can V>ay It through the establish-! ed chaniipl-the tax roll, so he, could | not see the sense of making a publicly j ____ owned utility pile up ix big profit off Hie users to thai uiiiity to help pay j Victoria Having Hot Time Over the. burden of the man who uses no . . electric light or power. ! Prosecution of Lord s The matter Is likely to como to a Dav Act head within a few days and some warm ' times in the council chamber may be expected. Victoria, 1.!. ('. Feb. r>.~-Aflnr htiv- , � . i'.'g seemed neatly r,i)t> names of those ; who are alleged, to have violated the Lord's Day Act by attending to their business on Sunday, the police com- Bruce Davies Will Return Wednesday Pte. Bruce Davies. D.C.M., who was recently decorated with ceremony at Toronto, is coming home. He reached Calgary yesterday, and will reach Lethbridge Wednesday "afternoon via tht Al3ersyde branch at 2.05. It is expected that a large gatt.ering of citizens will- be on hand at the depot to welcome this gallant Lethbridge boy who has seen so much of the war and won such honor. mission is in a quandary what jjo do, j owing to the action taken by tfie attorney general. Hon. .Mr. I)e II. Karris was visited by it. K. Day and I'. Linklator, members of the commission, who asked -� j------............, ...... him what his course of action would while, the street railway department is j Legislation to Be Provided For Taking j |,c jj,, that he intended to paying more for power and the wafer- | of Soldiers' Vote Overseas | KjV(, f)at j, every case brought to his works department, is paying more for! --. , j attention, provided no discrimination Jiumplng. Toronto. Feb. �.-The Ontario legis-1 Wfls shown regarding the sale of anv "I consider thai the street, railway lature was opened this afternoon. The | llart|cu]ar urtiele or in the class of end 'light and power department I speech from the throne does not por-1 work in w^j,.]) people, affected wove �liool(i be considered together and the j tend a long session and the proposed j engaged. lighting should be made to nay the de- j measure to, provide for taking soldiers'| -|-|K, \K (|,0 p,/i,.v yeass he was employed as a foreni'.i 1>f the Public Works department of the N. W. T., after which he was appointed as stock inspector in 18911, which position he ha3 held ever since. He has always been interested in the development of the srfjck industry an I as a means of promoting It he aided in organizing and' starting the first stock association in southern Alberta, of which the first president was Mr. J. F. Sanderson and Mr. Bray secretary. The association merged into the Range Stock Growers' association, and later into the Western Stock Growers' association. For the first ten years of the existence of the Stock association Mr. Bray was its capable and highly appreciated secretary-treasurer and was largely responsible for the flourishing conditions of the stock industry up till 1 !()!), when the coming of the homesteader and the introduction of barbed wire on the prairies spelt the doom of the large ranches AT STARLAND The reproduction of an Algerian! village recently riuili in Fort Lee. under the direction of Maurice Tourneur . for lOlsie Ferguson's initial Artcral't. | picture. "Barbary ' Sheep," attracted] great attention in the New.' Jersey ! "picture" colony. It is the most re-] in j inarkaAilc duplication of architecture | nvJand "local color" ever staged for aj motion picture. There is even a dil- t ipidated horse, car of tlie very kind WON'T PAY INTERIM DIVIDEND NOW Vancouver, Feb. 5.-Directors an.l shareholders of the British Columbia Klectric. railway company at their annual nieeting in London lsst month decided not to pay the interim dividend on the five per cent cumulative i preference stock, hitherto paid in Jan-j nary of each year, and to postpone the I consideration of the dividend on this ] stock until the end of the financial ! year. AT THE VETERANS'CLUB ON FRIDAY, FEB. 8th The evening has been set a few days earlier than Valentine's Day on account of the opening of the Lenten Season. , CARDS AND DANCING Vocal Solos by MISS MAMIE BROOKS and MR. GEO. FLEMING Tickets 75c each c#n be had from any member of the chapter. FUNDS FOR PATRIOTIC WORK ' v Dancing at 8.30. Miss Arnold will provide music. *______ NATIONALISTS HOLD SEAT London, Feb. 3.--The Nationalists have succeeded, after a sharp contest, in retaining the parliamentary seat for South Armagh, which was made vacant by ihe death of Charles O'Neil, who was killed while fighting at the front. V. Donnelly, Nationalist, wan elected receiving 2,318 votes against LOJ^polled by Dr. Thomas McCarton, a Siiyi Foiner. THREE YEARS FOR THEFT 'The Slacker' will be shown again to night, and those who did not. see it. should not. fail to come around and | tl", ),. l0,mi in Algeria, where rapid i see it. The story is of a young man |, ,.;ulsi| is Ktill" in its primitive- stages.' who absolutely refused to do anylhinn I which plavs its part in the pfctnris-.a-in the war until things happened to.li011 of Hubert Hicbens' famous storv. show him his duty. |At (he" time these scenes were being There is also a sparkling uomedy. | filmP(1 thousands of motion picture "Her Bareback Career." j'-fans" from New 1'ork and New ,ier- tiuc ,, , ,,,,,.,., I*ey gathered on the roofs of housen AT THE MAJESTIC jand streets around the studio grounds The elaborate revival of that most'to view the usual proceedings. The charming of comedy dramas. "Mrs. I photoplay appears at Starland for the Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch." for a \ last limes tonight. coast to coast tour of the larger cities, \ --- brought, up a discussion recently in j The old saying reads thai a woman the Lambs Club of New York, as to ,is as old as she feels, but Fannie Ward, the reasons for Ux great popularity. ; Paramount Slav, amends this state-for the play has shown a verility thai. I meat by substituting the word "thinks'' promises to equal "Itlp Van Winkle." I for feels." "The Old Homestead." and the "Music j "Show me the clothes a woman Master." It was finally agreed that il j wears and 1 will tell you how old her Was due to its capacity to please more j mind is," said Miss Ward. "The first different kinds of people than any-other play, combined with the advertising that it received from the hook which in English speaking countries was the best seller for from three to five years, and is still offered in every shop that sells books, regardless of how small the stock may be. Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch' What Doctors Use for Eczema , A soothing combination of oil of ' WIntergreen. Thymol, and other healing ingredients called D. D. D. Pres-comes to the Majestic theatre on Fri-! cription is now a favorite-remedy of day and Saturday, with a special mat- ! skin specialists for all skin, diseases, iuee on Saturday afternoon. Seats are ! ]t penetrates tlie pores, gives instant now selling at the box office. Plays may come and plays may go, but, it will be many a day before an author will succeed fn evolving a stage production that: is as fascinating as Irving Berlin's international syncopated musical success 'Watch Your ! relief from the most distressing " skin i j diseases.-.1. D. Higinbothani & � | toniBht-now-any .time-will surelv McKay, who for fort.y-t.Wo years has ; gave vom, n.ljr walked life's busy way with him. They ^ fl small'boUle ot Knowlton's had thirteen children, ot whom ten.! Danderine trom any drug store or toi- are still living to congratulate 'him on having exceeded by eight years the 1 let counter, and after the first application your hair will take on that life, Emily stevens in "the slacker" CHEERS, TEARS, AND PATRIOTIC FERVOR THAT WILL THRILL THE SPINE OF THE NATION. %ZLZ?^'S^ir and ! !��tre^d Juxurlance which ;is so ten." beautiful. U will become .wavy- and fluffy and have the appearance of abundance, an incomparable gloss ,' and softness; but what will please you j most will'be after just a few weeks'i use, when you will actually see a lot of line, downy hair-now hair-grow- j ing all over the scalp.-Advertisement. ALICE HOWELL IN HER FIRST CENTURY COMEDY A HOWLING SCREAM, "Her Bare-Back Career" -THREE REELS. rf' They Have Brought Relief " To Thousands ^ WHY NOT YOU? 50 CaaU par bos. Sis boxes for $2.80 13 LAST TIMES TONIGHT AT SEVEN AND NINE O'CLOCK ELSIE FERGUSON A BEAUTIFUL STAR IN A BEAUTIFUL PHOTOPLAY "A bedroom blunder" two reel comedy SIX REELS- "Barbary Sheep" -six reels IN DUTCH" - "SOME NURSE" Comedies WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, JESSE L. LASKY Presents FANNIE WARD IN AN UNUSUAL PHOTO-DRAMA "On the Level" Calgary. .Feb. -F. K. Wilson, a postal clerk, was sentenced this morning to three years for theft from the mails. ORPBeum. _ �_* Tonight and Balance of Week. Prices 25c-50c and Pictures "Gloria's Romance," Latest Currant Events and Mutt and Jeff Comedy and Other*. ;