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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta friday, february *. 191r the lf/rifBRinnr: daily herald PAGE FTVB NO CO-OPERATIVE DELIVERY Wlniiiiioff, Feb. 8.-The Ottawa correspondent of the Free Press k�.y�: "The Food controller's department bus no intention of iin-dortnlcing scheme of co-opera-tlvo delivery in' tho matter of Krocnry and other estabUHh-montH. ? > : > > *; *> > EDMONTON MAN DROPPED DEAD Vinn Leader Hits Defeated The Revolutionaries-Country in Upheaval Stockholm. Feb. 8. - General Mannerheim, commander in chief of the forces which are supporting the Finnish provisional government, has defeated the revolution Red Guard, a Helsingfors despatch to the Afton Tidningen reports. The Red Guard are said to have suffered a losa of 3,000 killed. The battle was fought at Korke,akosi, near Tammersfors. Torn With Revolution Stockholm, Feb. X,-Two Lruins from Petrograd readied Tornoa on the Swodlsh-KJnniKh bonier Thursday, according to a report to American Minister Morris. One brought the llijm;iu-lan minister to Kusnia, who lias boon dismissed by tho Bolshoviki. Tho other was a regular train. Tho first train was 12 days on its viiy across Finland, now torn by revolution. A third train which loft IJe-trograd Saturday and which carried American couriers, is expected to ro-aeu the border Friday. To Cut Petrograd Ry. London, Feb. X. - Reports from Stockholm where there is strong sym- CANADA'S NET DEBT Edmonton. I-vi>. s. .1. A. Downs, huniaiM' iij.sjmr-Kjr of ? this city, * dropped dead this ^morning. V T. A * *> * *> Documents Reveal Fact That Lenine and Trotzky Were Furnished Funds Sherman, Tracoy Klb*uM. KhmI Millo-i firinK of hen brand. Goff Phillips, Cha*. fdrdl, Ar-' thiir Vttry, Frank Coombs. ). S. t'nr-, penter, Harry Lamoni ami -cvcral ' other favorites and a chorus f thirty-four. Seats are now sfilinu. D __ _. .__ \" tic id increased 21 Millions in January War Expenditure January 16 Millions Ottawa, Feb. 8.-Returns compiled by the finance department, show that Canada's total gross debt on January 31 was $1,994,50:1,746.33 as compared with a total gross debt of $1,220,185,-Tvi;;.:.;; on January IU, 1917. Total assets amounted on .January 111 to $997,0;J4,-ru\UJ)'it leaving on that date a total net debt of $1)97,520,^07.28. Between Be-ceniber 31, JJ117, and January 31, J91S, the net debt increased by $23,100,-TOli.lO. War expenditure during January pa thy for the Finnish government in j amounted to $lti,G0G,17(i, or a total dur- Its fight against the Bolsheviki, represents events in Finland as still favor- ing the 10 months' period of $188,355.-L1 , , ,, . 015. War expenditures during Janu- uble to the White Guards or govern- lft .mounted to ^4.074,932. War iiiwit troopB. It is reliably reported axi)0nditur(i rturlng tho corresponding that the White Guards have captured 1 Viborg and are endeavoring to cut thi railroad to Petrograd'and then man" on Helsingfors, held by the Ked j (lof;Un0 fls com;)ared wltu tue figures Guards. a a a a a a , A V o for the same month last year. In January, IDAS, It was $17,831,384; in Jan-nary, 11)17, it was $21,047,210. For the 10 months' period, however, it show* an fncroano. Up to January 31, 191S. revenue was $208,540,755; up to January 31, 1!U7, it was $187,903,PG5. Paris, Feb. 8......Tho Petit Parisian continues today publication of official Gorman documents which, It sayn, were brought to France by a prominent French scientist who obtained them from a Kusfliaa revolutionary paper. The hit .set installment coiihIkIh of a series of documents tending to show that the Holshnvlki movement in UuHflia has been financed by (Jer-many. i Among these documents is a circular dated March ^, 1!)17, from the Herman Imperial Hank to all representa-tivos in Switzerland, instructing them to honor all demands for money from Nikolai Lenine, M. Shiovicff, Keon Trotzky, ftl. R-aneneff, one of the Uus-sian representatives at the Brest l-ll-ovsk peace negotiations; M. Soumeu-son and M. Koslovsky. who lias been described as the chief Herman agent, in Russia, all of whom have taken a i prominent part in the Holsheviki movement. Madame Alexandra Kollanky, a supporter of Lenine. and now in charge of the Bolsheviki department of public welfare; Ceneral Seviaris a>nd M. Mev-caln, are also mentioned. The money was to bo paid under certain conditions. �Vnother document is a letter dated 1917, Raphael Halifax, Feb. lias appointed Halifax, and h\ 'ommisttlon Clarke, of s. The Mr. M. s. s. Whit taker, of St. John, a board to appraise, for the commission's purpose-, thn lotal properly Iohs occasioned by the disaster. The commission announces thai courts have bten established to investigate Immediately claims of small shopkeepers, grocers, trader*, dressmakers, seamstresses and others who were dependent'on small businesses. II. W. Russell iias linen appointed commisftioner to investigate a number of complaints as to oppressive action on the part of Landlords, money lenders, mortgages, etc. i AT THE empress Maiy .Miles ;\tinter, ihe charming little girl favorite of the sep-en, who: � '��llTA'il. The must t h ri! lijij*; I ea lure r�f the release i>; that jiiciuriiu^ lie- reiiierous makes of aeroplane.-; ami hydroplanes and the inflation of a hi:, nbr-urvation ba Iloon, from which Mr; opera t or drops in a parar liule \vhil�- HthJer fire. i-if> in acMial progress is picture e:l. both iii midair and on the ground, and viev,*k of prisoners and wounded being sent, to the rear are shown. Tho number closes v/li li >>*_ (J. A. II. Marriott, Lecturer in Kcoii-omics of Worcester College, Oxford, in the London Times.) To those who would dally with the notion of the "conscription of wealth," stiW more to those who definitely advocate it, I would venture, with great respect but with deep seriousness, to urge one or two further points: (I) Wealth is already conscripted. Taxation is not a voluntary hut a compulsory levy, and to suggest that wealth Jly, consci timate prejudice and ignorance. ro-which one woman has invested, let i tested against Premier Sir Lomer banlc, on receipt of a telegram from the president of the Rhenish tt'estpualian Syndicate has opened an account for Comrade Trotzky's enterprise. The lawyer has brought arms and arranged for their conveyance as far as Lu-lea.and Vardar. Instruct tho firm of lessen Sons at Lulea as to whom they are to be consigned, and the name of the confidential person to whom the sum asked for by Comrade Trotzky in to be paid over." Other letters announce the payment to Lenine of sums varying from lM),0i)U A. Buchanan, M.P., wired Ottawa the other day asking this information. He hsa received from R. W. Breadner, r ^ commissioner of taxation the following reply: "Forms will at an early date be supplied to the inspector of taxation at Calgary who will arrange for the distribution for the province of Alberta. A supply will be forwarded by him to the assistant inspector he will send to Lethbridge."  Forms are supposed to he made out and the returns made by the end of this month though in view of the delay in distributing the forms this may be extended. TONIGHT 8:30 TWICE SATURDAY MATINEE AND NIGHT LABOR MEN PROTEST TRIBUTE TO ROWELL Toronto, Feb. 7.-The leader of the opposition, William Proudfoot, in continuing the debate on the address in reply to the speech from the throne today took occasion to pay tribute Montreal, Feb. S.-The Trades and | to his predecessor, Hon. N. W. Rowell, The United Producing Co. present Dramatic us say, in Lever's Soap Works and tho �5 which a jobbing gardener has invested in tools? Both will bo subject to the same levy. And after such a. levy who would ever again purchase a spade, much less a gas engine?' Or who would advance Is. upon a mortgage to facilitate the building of workmen's or other people's -houses? Gouin's plan for a commission government for Montroal and declared that the premier was a reactionary. Special indignation was worked up over tho proposal to make the deposit for the privilege of running for a seat, in the city council $500 instead of $200 as' at present. The Trades Council had asked to have the deposit abolished entirely. for the stand he had taken in making union government in the Dominion possible. Season Dr. Travelutte opens his great show at the Orpheum tonight. The Helena Independent says as follows of the show^ v "(t'lean and up-to-date" is the ver- 7 Rice WITH A SUPERB COMPANY AND A MAGNIFICENT SCENIC PRODUCTION Miss Hazy and Mr. Stubblns, In "Mrs. Wlggs of tho Cabbage which comes to.the Majestic Theatre next Friday and Saturday special matinee on Saturday afternoon. Patch, with , diet" of Helena people on the Travelutte show featuring All Ben Deb, "The man who knows all/' and Dr. Herbert I. Travelutte, "king of hypnotists"-otherwise known as "The man who set the world alaflu'." All Ben Deb again demonstrated his wonderful ability as a physic in his answers to the sealed questions about almost every conceivable tub-joct that could be "sprung" upon htm from the audience. Dr. Travelutte closed the ov#aJug entertainment with his wonderful hypnotic demonstrations - ranging from C'e strictly scientific to . the humorous. Special Matinee Event Tomorrow afternoon at the matinee performance, Mrs, Wiggs and all the Jovable little "WiggB" children, will hold a reception on the stage after the performance, to all the school children in the audience. PRICES: Nights----$1.50, $1j Saturday Matinee $1.C Finest Large Roasted Peanuts. Regular 30c lb. OJ Saturday, lb...........�4C Jubilee Matches. Regular 30c. Packet ......... Jonathan Apples. Regular lbs. for 25c. Saturday OJJ 5 tbs. for ............ �dC Finest Ontario Cheese. Regular 35c lb. Saturday, per lb................ Heintz Pickled Onions. Regular 35c bottle, Saturday, per bottle .... :...... Apple and Plum Jam. Regular 70c pail. Saturday, CA*� per pail ............, OUC Gold Dust Washing Powder. Reg- ular 30c Saturday ' 25c Navy Beans, small white. Regular 15c lb. Saturday, 2 lbs........ 10 lbs. Granulated Sugar. Reg-u|arfr$1.l5, Saturday j jq Gold Soap. Regular 3 for 25c. Saturday, 4 for.. .* CtOC Hudson Bay No. 2 Tea. Regular 60c lb. Saturday, per lb.................... aft. he jjudson's Bautfompang Days. Starting TONIGHT. Feb. r h e 1 i Jt - SOMETHING NEW IN THE AMUSEMENT WORLD GORGEOUS COSTUMES A WONDERFUL PRODUCTION ELABORATE STAGE SETTINGS The Charms and Mysteries of the Orient Brought to Canada You will be astonished and perplexed as never before. TWO AND A HALF HOUR PERFORMANCE A diversified entertainment, not a dull moment during the entire performance. A dazzN ing display cf costumes, stage settings and electrical effects. A supporting company of performers such as no other show can afford. MYSTIFYING! AMUSING 1 STARTLING! PRICES Children Adult* 25c 50c Matinee Sat., 2.30 Children, 10c Adults, 35c Mary Miles THE DARLING OF THE SCREEN Minter in u Charity In Six Act*. Mary Miles Minter in another modern fairy story. Smiling Girl cures crabbed millionaire's grouch. Lltil4 girlI hotteM to a burglar and a bum. Do Fairy Stories come true. See -Charity Castle." Alto a brand new Z re�l Fo* Comedy, full of laughs. J \ 19 ;