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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VWEpNB5DA)!?;TEripUARy 7,1917 PRIOE . S. ACTION . Londofki'sit^.'f^i-^in seconding the MdreftB Jn � J*6ply to the speech from tbei'throntnm'tlifl' House of Comnions Adtnlral, Slr^'HedworUi Meux, Unlon-Jti.^'sB'ld: have every reason to hbpe ttie: same success which attended ithetrdettriictlon'of the Zeppelins liina faji-'way of being realized to coi^nter the'isubiharlne troubles.'-. an address In the House of Cpm-inonB'1>;former �Premier Asqiilth ^e-aeHbed aei'miny*8 new na^al'poircy aH;�ne.ot("uttdl8Vulsed savagery.'. He aid it was not wflfth while dlscuss-iAf .tihe'iAotives Which. nctiiatod the Ofermatt' gpv.ernment. The novel fea-turfe otijt.iwfti?"^ that it-was a dlrpct and defiantii ciiBU,enge to the conBClence and totfieMntorosls ot the entire ncu-tfil worid^" . This defelaratlon oC wiir on neutral AT THE "The Ballet airl,'i a heacittdriitna of peculiar appeal to Women' eVery/where, and which features ivirb Jpvlch noted stars as Alice 'Brady' anaij^bjbrook Blinn, comes to, the Jlriip^eis theatre tonight and tomdrroW.'hdrald^d Py the warmest 'praise from thSi'cptl^s of New York/who deolaroHt'^to be In every respect the most p0^?rfui dia-ma yet penned by the intcirnationally famed author,. Odihptoii.ii. M�dKenzle. In addition to thW .fact,,i�'Tjie'Ballet QlrlV possesses parti(^ultir interest ,from, the fact that lt'prei|ents for the first time stage life"; as'it' really ia. Nothing la glossed oVer 'i The latest weekly and comedy will ajso, be shown. V : -v THE EAdiui's wirfos The subject of Industrial ^ preparedness, a thing apart from, politics' or Ity; odntlttued Mr, AsciUlth, "is a chal-'any other cpnside'ratlona. t|ian home letiee *rhlch has been takeii up with defense, has been "n^^e a^subject ^for dlgnlt.y^!i and-wlthqut delay by the photoplaying. greatest of peutral states. It Is not,to keep up with for ua-to i forecast the bearing of this � " memorable event upon the future of the W*r;~ iStilMesB is it fitting for us t6 lender .advice or suggestions to the eowrnmeut which Is well, able to take caiie bf Itself. Wo shall hail with acclamation,, >ifitU, a strain of family pride;-"the stern and resolute deter-mlnrttljon; ot thft other great Engllsh-spdalclng. power to frustrate the enormity .sot-those -who have abundantly eatjted (or theaoiselves the title of the enfitfies'of ittie'human race.". ' * the times! "The who visited our city some seven yflara Bso, His playing of the Chbpin Cherzo iii C minor and the Hungarian Rapsodle No. 9 by Franz LisiSt w^a really well played. His left hand staccato as well, as his scale'and atipeglo work was plelyed with ease and with artistic finish. In his playing he reminds me of Prof. Hambourg and his great Russian style.-S. S. , , .. The Nordhelmet piano used by the artists last night was supplied by the AsBlniboia Music Co.  AT STARLAND THE-" LETHBRIDGE DAYLY ,1. J.-, ilERAm PAGE FIVE 'Tin Eagle's 'a patriotic ap 3 Steat -for indua ^/i/lial prepared ' vnaaa. - The flra^. ;;jfUt�tentle picture? ''^'of''iriunltlon- fa'c Xtprloa. at; work ; ' A gripping photo v tfriffhS of love ;-.',and' advent u r f; '.';Ilnsplrlng joyalt} � t6" the' flag, home and iCountry. > , tliustrating hov--c'aptain* of Indus .try-w.lil help KInr Gctorge In time of ', ilbed. iEri!PRES3" i;'M,;Frl,.,and Sat,"- . -..fsio-'advance In Eagie^B*^ wing's"" is the" tltie end it will be exhibited at'the Empress theatre Friday and Saturday, with Herbert Hawlinson and Grace Cfrlyle in the leading roles. Scenes in iniinltion factories will Illustrate how .industries originally created tor manufacturing merchandise of many sorts ihave been turned to account: in ^filling foreign Avar orders. AT THE iMAJESTIC HAMBOURG-HOLLINGSHEAD RE. CITAL A GREAT MUSICAL TREAT , (Contributed.) ' The HamDourg-Holliii^sh'ead recital eiven at the Majestic theatre last night was indeed a great'ihuatcal treat and the ones who^atayed away fliould sure be sorry for^not attetiditig such ,a high class musical recital. It ap. pears that the people of-, liethbridge have been lacking in jattendiance whenever a great ai-tl'sf' appearsi and yet I we wonder why the Teal; artist's p^ss - Us by while In other cities In the west the same artists^ yrere. rece'lyed. with great enthusiasm. True, 'it is that we are musically Indifferent, the writer has known this city for eleveh years and has not Been,:lt'S.o musically dead as at ^present, aiid rL think that something should be done fot" the support of good muslcin this city, i Mr. Boris Hambourg .is one .'of the greatest 'cello players of the- day and his playing last night Wa? ho less than marvellous. His �; Interprethtion . of "Variations- Symphoniqiies^'? by, Leon Boelman, showed .that; heis . a real iraaster. of his Instrument, His own 'composition "Danse Russe" is a true nuasian danc� bniit oh an bid Russian , folksong and his s'plccati and his left ' hand technique was flawless for such a tempo con brio. It is to be hoped that Mr. Hambourg will visit us again in the future. A true artist we'"flnd in Mr, Redferne - Hollingshead;-- HB>-ha8 a very  fine lyric tenor voice such as this city has not heard for a long time. His ren- jdition of the tehoiasolo from "Hlawa--tha's Wedding Feaet," by ^ Coleridge Taylor, was masterfjilly interpreted An eye opening Revelation of the tangled lines and cross currents of the International plotting'that is ,going on in New York at,, the presen day is "The Intrigue," the Pallas-Par-a'mount photoplay at Starland:tohight only-' .; Ah American invejntor: has a war machine; an X-ray gUrt and thhjU. S. government turns- it flown with'out a trial. It seems too preiposArous. Tak Ing his invention to the heads of the European nations the young Ameri can proves that it wiU actually (Tloi just as he claims. It is such a rei | .rkable gun that upon his return to New York to perfect it, he hecomes entapg-led in the net of the foreign', secre.t service agents in America. " , t , �or the "Battle of the Somme," tSc pictures of which are being shown .'at Starland Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Yorkshire Post, says: "'A remarkable series of films diopl | the Battle of the Somme and stlrrmc Incidents in the life of the Brlt^ army in France preparatory to the "great push" were shown yesterday at the Scala Theatre, London, in the presence of members of , the Army General Staff and other aistinguished officers. The pictures were taken, by permlKsion of the War Office, by the British Topical, Committee for War Films. War films have become a fam illar feature in picture house programmes, but never before has the tragic reality of the war been depicted with such grim fidelity and fulnes, of detail. The films, taken at thut similar action was proceeding albnf the entire British front in Picardy. During the five days preparatory bombardment. British shells of all calibres were discharged in an almost ceaseless stream. British munUipn workers will note with a thrill of pride vast supplies of shells accum'ijlated at the various munition "dumps"^-. shells made by themselves 'for'tlir use of their brothers at the" front; They will understand too, why, .in face of the prodigal expenditure of ammunition the output at our munition work must not only be maintained but Increased to the high: est possible degree. Other films in the preparatory .section show us r Divisional GenerV addressing thf Lancashire Fusilierd; and we see th^ London Scottis'h, the East 'TorkJ shif es, t, and ..rthe ManohesterA' ' at church service on the evening hefon the great attack. Coiniiions Passes War Bill; Committee For The Returned Soldiers Ottawa, Feb. 7.-^The half billion ebrntlon of th? fiftieth anniversary of war appropriation bill received its confederation: Sir George Foster; third reading when the house met this I Hon. George P. Graham; K. M. Mac- afterhoon. Hon. W. M. Pugsley asked IE any ot the money wouid be used tor the purchase or building ot war vessels. Sir Robt. Borden said it wan not deslr- People's Forum Donald; Hou^ Eodolph K. Leinlnux; Hon. Albert Sevlgny; Col. .T. D. Taylor and Hon. � Charles Murphy. A oom-mlltee was iappoliited to consider the whole .question of the care ot icturii-able to give any public statement on | ed soldiers:' Sir H. Ames, R. ii. Bon-i that question but offered to communl-; nett, W. S. Mlddleboro, Hon. Charles j Murcii, Hon. Chas. Murphy, Fred Tar dee, Duncan Ross, Dona'd Sutherland and F. B. McCurdy. The commitleo *ill meet during adjournmont. .Sir Itnbert Borden moved that the cate any information he possessed to the leader of the opposition. Replying to a question by E. .M. MacDpnald, the premier said that op-portuplty would be fjlven when the hou/e reassembled, .to di.scuss war expenditures. The bill was then passed and went to the' senuto. Sir Robert Borden moved that the foUewing members be a committee to CQhsider.the question of a suitable eel-1 thai date and the re-openlng. OBJECTS TO THE NAME UNITED-STATESER Nobletord, Alta, Feb. 5th. To the Editor of The Herald: My Dear ICditor: Now that Uncle Sam has at last slid off the ' fence and brought Wb shooting iron into at least a slightly warlike position and has I hereby, no doubt, regained a considerable measure of respect from the whole world Including probably even Germany, I hope I may bo allowed to say a word on behalt of his numerous nephews. I roler to a practice which I see has crent into even your worthy pages of calling Americans United Sfatosers. As an American I trust I may lie allowed to say in a friendly tone that the apparent motive which staited this practice is little short of ftSKFORMOR[ LEGISLATION ON IRAFF house adjourn from today until April! f i-"-" - ---- jc)tl, being ollcnsivo to Americans. Every "Kaster this year, he said, will I'r.ll;'"i"!''^' ' ''^1','^ ^ 1� .f^^ on April 8th, and it was right that al^^'^, namo it shall boar among other suitable Interval bo allowed between i "^^^J'^'^'e chosen the name 'American. We chose it when nobody else was using it and when nobody, api;arontly, cared to use it- We therefore, got ii fairly and have a perfect Tiglit lo it- If the courtesy ot other peoples now admits iliat we have made tlio name mean something good, wliy KJiaulcl not that courtesy also generously give us the name? In this connection 1 bog you to consider how it must appear to other na- ST. KILDA NEWS fFi'om Our Own Coii-osrmnclenti St. K.ilda, .Ian. 31.-The wcathej-here for the past few days has been cjuite cold. Sleighing Is very good. A bad tiro occurred while threshing was proceeding on the farm ol' A. n. Moore last week. Oiic stack of wheat was com nletelv burned ui) nv!t'o"s on this licmisi.here. 1 believe ,fof t\e crew tl'o fr;'e ' all ot them from the '-^-^to (Prom Our own Correspondont) Card?ton, Feb. 5.-There was a full house at the Assembly Hall on Saturday, morning at the opening of the : the. grain' had been stacked some-Quarterly Conference of the Alberta, ^^j^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ inclined to heat in the tlic timely action ...v; , was kept under, control so that the ; Cape Horn use Iho other stacks were saved. There: ^^ates in hen- national name .ust as seems to,ibe a difference of opinion i .�e do--The 1 nited Slates otMo.v as to the origin pt this fire. Some |'^'o. The Uned States � ^^^^ say it started frorn a spark carried 1 we are ca ed United SU �sers why ' sliould not they/be Eo called UniteU ........_________ ? Or is 11 that the name American is too good tor any people by the wind and fanned into flames.. Others hold to the theory that 'it >� Statesors also started frpm spontaneous combustion AN IMPORTANT LETTER FROM NIAGARA FALLS. Niagara Falls, Ont.-"! was miserabli^ tired out and dragging around. My lega could scarcely stipr port me. My hu�-band had read about 'Favorite Plroscription' and he got me to uae it, I used four bottlea and the results wore surprising. I got stronger, was icaa nervous, my appe--� ti te improved and I n felt like a new per^ son. It is the best medicine for women 1 havq ever beard of." -Mus. A. C. Brown, 39 Clifton Ave, Niagara Falls, Ont, There is nothing that will bring comfort and renew hope to the invalid so surely as good news. When the vital forces are at a low ebb and everything scorns u.selcss, a ray of -joy and assurance will stimulate the weary body to new effort and energy. A letter from a loved one has turnea the tide in many a siege of sickness. Doctor Pierce, of *hc Invalids' Hotel; IBuffalo, N. Y., has good newc for evpry siilTering woman. Write him to-day and tell him yoiir troubles, ahd he will send you .iusfc the right -dvioe to restore you to health and Di'ing back the roseS to your cheeks, and without charge. Hia "I''uvoritc Prescription" has been the rescue of thousands of sufTcring women. Many grateful patients have taken Dr. Pierce's advice. Mothers, if your daughters are weak, lack amliition, are trouljled with headaches, inH,xi(,ii(in and are pale and sickly, Doctor Pierce's Favorite .X'rescription ie ust what they need to surely bring the jloom of health to their checks and make them strong and healthy. It is not a secret remedy because ita ingredients arc printed on wrapper. Sold in cither tablet or liquid form. Stake. . iPres. Edw. J. Wood, who returned the 1 evpning before from a business stack. The death and funeral of K. E. Anderson of 1-10 occurred some days 8T. KILDA NEWS (From Our own Con-.es6ondent) . - .,, St. kllda, Alta., Jan.-3i.^A grand and his, smaller numbers Mrere beau- dance ^was given at the house of Ai ' tifully^siing.. For his artistiiJ inter-, m. Gllmbur, on Jan. 39, and in apitia pretatibn and beautiful singing he is of the cold weather there was a large classed with no less an artist than rnTthe.^premleVs!rK^1^orl ,^-^''7 \f ^f^-Vl^f ^[ f ^nTerslT^T. ad 'well ^ he assured those who were nervous ,,,, .^j,, miRKp,i i,v his rmnv as to the war conditions and cpnscrip- I'L^i' tlon,/that the tillers of the soil the. Threshing has been suspended on producers, -had no need tor alarm. \ account' of%old weather. Canada IS, and must be, in a greater, jj,. and 'Mrs ' Ole-- Lahrole were sense than ever, the granary of the ,^^3^^ callers.on Mr. and Mrs. Ed-empira. ' , ^ , , , ' ward Moulder on Tuesdav afternoon. More people must be had upon the: Homestead-Inspector Robert Rip-soil and greater production than ever, ,g : ^^^g jj, goutts the past week prov-musfbe the cry, especially it the Uni-; jng un ted States becomes Involved In this; ^ItrVd Gile Horn,' Ole Velne and world war. His mission to the east Theodore Poole were in Coutts on Fri-was. largely with a view to Increased ^ay making proof before Robert Rip-productlon In, this section of Alberta.' jgy, the Homestead Inspector. Th^-president was more than pleas ed at'the ktndly.slreatmeilt accorded him by our memben Mr. Buchanan, as well as all others: with whom he had buiiihess. d � Pres. Thos.. Duoarreported the Stake on earth and the name Columbian, tor instance, none too good for a seml-civiliKed neopie? Again, how do you think Englishmen would like to be called England-ers, or Turks Turkeyers, or Greeks Greecers, or you Canadians Cana-ders? Again referring to our improved attitude In International aTfatrs I beg ITALIAN COMMENT Rome, via Paris, Fob. 6.-All the newspapers comment extensively on the German-United States crisis and express the hope that neutrals without exception will associate themselves with the United States. The attitude of the United States has In- UOOKING FOR PAPERS Huns Want to be Naturalized In the United States > as^-belng in an excellent condition .in New York, Feb. 5--More than 100 everf Avay Th:e-t:itffiiiB i^cords show- applicants for first papers of Amen- EMPRESS TONIGHT ASRECIAL FIVE ACT TREAT TonilKt'for Empreaa Patroni. Alas Late War Weekly - Screamino >>' . Comedy. ever^^'wa'y........._____w____ fed ah increase of 43 per cent over 1915 j can citizenship, a large percentage Which'was a remarkable .showing. being .Germans or Anstrians, were in - Mrs' tda Archibald Browii gave a'line today when the office of natural-vbcal solo -very^acceptably Vnd the Izatlon was opened for business. This first meeting pr8*ed the best of the officials of the bureau said, was about toWerende  '1 i Williams in his prime ' Special-menlKjn must, be-given to the 17-year-old pianist, Gerald Moore. This young artist: is ot.'.English parentage and is 4!;t)Upll of thelate great professor, Michad �� Hambourg, the father and teacher.-of Mark Hambourg j showers' Hilda district crowd in attendance and everybody reported a good time. �Mualti--iwa.i furnished by J .L. Nelson, jr;, aijd Jini Ramsay of St. Kilda, A ver^ deli, clous lunch was served at 12 o'clock and all danced until 3 a.m. Heavy storiiiB and cold weather PALLA8 : Pic|uf E^^.^'Praaents Leiior^ftlMcii star i�f "Kllrnenyijr i'The^i'Hiart of Paula," "Bird: ofMParMdlae," and other fameua proc(iielli�na )n "THE IISTRl^E" A modern I stoify revblving around the invention of an X-ray gun. In this stirring story Miss Ulricb tends, the siqk and wounded under shell fire. comedV A FIRST Alao CtASS RED FEATHER SPECIAL ."M HflilTIIGE OF HIITE" Other Good Picturea down on the Sir. and threshing' hiis been delayed -to a very late .period: As there is considerable threshing to be done here yet the farmers would like to see at least two weeka .of nicit weather. i Floyd Knoble who has beepi.^wte ing on the Prichard ranch had ^a.iiudt. den attack of appendicitis with "V^ich he was confined to the Craig hospital, W. R. Beattie, a prosperous farmei; of this district gave a,iup,per o.ni'AuiJ-day night for a few of his .nei||il�ftor)j where they enjoyed the muaicv'pf'[hii new Edison phonograph and k aang songs until a late hour, of the evening. Samuel Palmer has left for W�rtie^ Alta., where he intends to .work . Nelson and Bert Hauaer wens visitors of H. E. Bammans op ift ,Friv day evening. There is to be a grand dance given at tlie N. S. Bickinson ranch on'.ITeb.. 14th, and everybody expects a .gOOH} time. ' A. McLachlan ,has left for Leth bridge on business. British shipyards in somf instances have been instructed to drop work on high claSs liners and-divert their activities to the construction of plain cargo carriers. , ,!y Leavitt Ward was making his report, when'the, .:firec#l|ea.dy reported in MAY TAKE OVER RAILROADS Carrying a provision to empower ihese columns cut short the meeting, the .president to take over railroads On Sundav morning the conference in time of war, the U. S. administra-meetlngs convened in the new gym-|tion railway labor bill was reintroduc-naiJum of the sc-hool building, the ed in the house without the compul- battle; PF the SOMMfi �:.r*i!a^. :^.^.iS' .s^---- fi^TARLAND gSiSl^TS^ seats' having been ^aved from the Assembly Hall and conveyed there. ' ,Th'e main floor and the galleries wpre filled by an eager audience. The'musical number's were in charge of Dr. Scott B. Brown, In the absence ot the leader, J. Prank Layne, who! i� still iU'Lethbridge at the bedside' of h|s son. Dr. Brown's services as conductor were much' appreciated, as he had been unable ,to have any previous ^ practice with the chtoir, .�Reports were made by E. Wm. Klrk-np, of: Glelchen branch, of the Sunday �cbool work there, and for. the Stake aa a whole by the superintendent, J. B. Gaboon. Very pleasing musical numbers were a vocal solo by "Mrs."BIiza Hartley Hlhman, and the little Misses Jessen, who gave very creditably a piano duet. In the following session the Glenwood double mixed quartette gave "Anthem of Prayer and Praise," and though most of the singers are quite young, their work was well received. Speakers at the afternoon session were Pres. Wood, Z. W. Jacobs, and S, T^Tilliams. The presentation of of-flcefsi was made as usual and most interest centred in the names of the special missionaries who wil'l labor in the 'Wards during the present month. One of the most imodrtant items of business was the resolution passed un-apimously as follows:, "That we, ,the officers and members of the--Alberta Stake of 5!lon, in Quarterly Conference aa^embled, do hereby endorse and support the efforts of the Alberta Temper-ainoe and Moral Reform'League in regard''to the betterment of the exist-togjleKlalation for the prohibition of: ^(|'tIi(|Uor trafBc and we hereby place 1 ourseWe* on record as favoring Dom-iiUbn:i|ride prohibition at the earliest ipdai^iiile moment, as a most necessary) ecohoibic, moral and religibus meas-i ure.for thg^neral executive at the' big con-veption to be held In Edmonton about .^h9:yll4th Inst., and will preBehtV the at)Ove,i resolution to the A. "T. and M. league delegates assembed. ' rjijrbeHne Chinook of the past two day?' has made the snow disappear and t-be ,'rivulet njako music on all the .slopes and hills. The balmy weather iat,Hj4Ch appreciated by everybody afi^^r^our severe cold snap of the preceding week. It also relieves the coal eiiiif^^oh not a little.. sory arbitration feature. to ask if you do not feel that we have lluenced subscriptions to the fourth now at any rate a right to be called war loan which opened today. It be-by our proper name? And now that ing felt that the intervention of the English authorities are''; admitting' United States would hasten the con-that the entrance of the United States j elusion of the war. into the war will shorten it, by some months do you not think it would at least be good policy for all Canadian papers to drop the- term United State3er.s and thus encourage rather than disco.urage that participation? I would like another word about this "German menace" talk as applied to the internal affairs of the States. It makes me tired. There are many tar better reasons for my wishing to see the American flag go up in the trenches in France and Belgium, but one ot the sweetest morsels I will get, out ot it will be the satisfaction of showing apprehensive Canadians that Americans are quite vca.pab]e of keeping peace within their own borders and that their Canadian brothers have beea .unwittingly guilty of vending "made in Germany" wares. I am. Most heartily yours for. world liberty, N.J. NOBLE. YOUCAN DO BETTER- �'/HfeNNESEY&WILSON DRYGOODS, MENS WEAR. BaQTS * ^HOES-NORTH LETHBRIDGE. CARS TO THE DOOR . I HORSES FDR SALE Imported Pure Bred SUire stallion (637) "Moulton Rwady Money" ALSO SEVERAL REGISTERED SHIRE MARES. And a few teame of three year old geldings. APPLY ' Mark H. Brimhall RAYMOND, ALTA. itistlcs .pul^ltohed for .-the. pagt yearishow that tliere has been "a de-prease in business failures in the | Vplted Kiagdom of �1672'-a8 compared" Annou n cement pi'heincAV price of the La Prefereiicia Cigar, (Club House Size) will be 10c straij^ht, Instead of 3 for 25c as heretofore. { V Present prices of labour and tobacco have forced us to either raise the price ,\ of the Club House, or cheapen tlie Size Club House Size . ,...,. Londres Size .. � .. ... .2 for 25c lOc 8traig:ht .3 for 25c Once Tried - Always Smoked Vallens & Company, Limited London - Canada Branches at Windsor, Winnipeg siiid Vancouver 7 ;