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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TTWRSfoAY, FEBRUARY 1^4, 191S liHKIW.E DAILY 1IKT\AU> CANADA BEARING up WELL ? VOTE IS DOWN Rrginit, l''c.b. H.~ A question which litis provud an unusual topic, of discussion again came tip In the grain growers' convention -whan an amendment to Uio constitution was introduced which provided that, the alniH of Ihe association bo extended to Include securing control of legislation. Tho delegates while at finit inclined to fiivor tho proposal .vhou it was explained to them hy Mr. Maharg and 3\lr. Mussulman that it meant forming :i third political party within tho funks of lhe association voted the amendment down by a large majority Tho amendment was supported by an aggressive minority headed by Mr. Hrfndall of Wurman, who made a ntrong fight. BABY SCALDED TO DEATH .Montreal, Feb. 14.-Falling in a tub of scalding hot water, the 21 months old baby boy of Rev. and Mrs. J. F. Morris of Verdun, Que., received injuries from which he diod In the general hospital today. New York, Feb. 14.-An Associated FreBB dispatch from Philadelphia this afternoon says: , "Canada Ik bearing up splendidly under the strain of war and is doing her part, and a little more," said Sir Kvnrlsto Le-blaric, lieuionatit governor of lhe province of Quebec today. He is recovering at a local hospital from an operation performed on his eyes. PAGE FITB : �-'u' ! POSSIBLE 10 GET Montreal, Feb. 14.-It will bo possible for merchants to get woollen nr ! other supplies, notwithstanding that I business men have been worrying over the question, according to Theodore Morgan of Henry Morgan and company of this city, who Has returned from attending a meeting of tho National Rotail Dry Goods' association in New York. At "the Bay.1 your summer now. TUB FABRICS' iAY." MAKE DRESS UNITED TAXI SERVICE phone 387. Bo--6 0 fro'yau Uyeast^ OP SECOND CLASS j Winnipeg, II Commenting ' editorially on the Military .Service flg-| urea given oiit by Hu- government yes-i terday, tho Winnipeg Telegram re-j marks that it. forecasts the calling lot another class in the colors as the I I'flHtilt of the disappointing result of J the first class. , "It will occur In must iieople." says : the Telegram, 'thai the calling of a I second claBB, if i1 l�' necessary, can only be necessar;. as ihe result of the ' laxity displayed in the drafting of | the original class The Tribune, in a ti-onl page editorial, also interprets th,. situation as indicating that another class will be called up. "The fact, that only :it draftees." continues the Tribune, "have reported in the Quebec military district, as compared with 2,-':'.'� in the Winnipeg district, is the feature oi the govern- FRIDAY'S SPECIALS Extra Value-Lai'fle Bananas Friday, 2 dozen ...................... Finest Large Prunes. Regular 2 lbs. 45c. Friday, f lbs.......................... Best quality Boneless Cod Fish. Regular 2 lbs. 50c. Friday, 2 lbs.................. Finest 1 lb. tins Fled Sockeye Salmon ulnr 46c. Friday .................... Finest Creamery Butter "Our Own" brand Regular 55c lb. Friday, 2 lbs........ Regular 50c doz. QI^q 35c 45c 39c 1.05 Reg Pure Laid, Silver Leaf brand, 5 lb. poll. Regular 11.75., Friday .............. Choice Blended Coffee. Regular 40c lb. Friaay. 3 lbs........................ Goodwillies' Red Raspberries. Regular 40c. Friday ......................... Finest Christie's Sultana Biscuits. Regular 36c lb. Friday, lb.................... Finest Icing Sugar, assorted flavors. Regular 15c each. Friday. 2 for.................. 1.60 98c 34c 30c 22c Deliveries Every Hour Phone 3 l 3 killed by icicle Hellevillc, Ont., Keh. 14.-Antonio Carmandola, an Italian employee of tho British Chemical Works at Trenton was standing near Ihe boiler house of the works when a hugo icicle dropped on him breaking his neck and causing instant death. ' ment's report comment." thai. fusions most ] What the Press Agents Say AT THE MAJESTIC Tonight is Ihe night when the Internationally famous comedienne, Mabel Wesley Church, Lethbridge one only Moa, Feb. 25 MATtNEE and NIGHT FIRST AND ONLY. APPEARANCE HERE Harry LAUDER NOW ON HIS FAREWELL TOUR IN AN ENTIRELY NEW REPERTOIRE OF SONGS, AND SOME OF HIS OLD ONES ASSISTED BY A LARGE COMPANY OF TALENTED ARTISTS. Advance Sale oper.s next "Monday, February 18th at 10 a.m. at the Majestic theatre box office. Price* $3.00, $2.50, $2.00 and $1.00. Mail orders'now received for $3.00 seats only. Address all orders to Len S. Brown. Majestic Theatre, Lethbridge, and enclose stamped addressed envelope for reply, and money order or accepted cheque to cover cost of ticket?. Orders for seats will be filled In the order In which they are received. Positively no phone orders before next Thursday morning, February 22nd. In Halifax Enquiry-Some Say Pilot Relieves Master of Responsibility Halifax. Kith. 11.-Captain i-lannan, master of the lloyal Mail Packet steamship Chigneto, testifying this morning hefnre the Robh commission Investigating the pilotage system here, said that he considered the Halifax pilots very capable but-handicapped In having pilot schooners instead of a pilot steamer. Captain llannan. questioned as to tu'liat he considered to he the pilot's measure of responsibility on board ship, said that the pilot was only in an advisory capacity and that the responsibility for navigating always lies with the master. On this point, Chairman Hobb disagreed with him, saying that if the law compelled a master to take a pilot, the master was relieved of responsibility. James Crlchton, secretary of the Halifax Pilotage Commission, explain-j ing a statement submitted to the in-j vestigating commission, said that, certain advances to pilots, might be so 1 far as he knew, gratuities to masters i or others, lie had heard no complaints from pilots as to giving gratuities to masters or others. He had heard no complaints from pilots as to giving gratuities to masters or to any-| body else. Captain Bale of the Hobb commission, announced'� an interim of 'years lapsing between the pilotage I minute books submitted. i Majestic theatre here in her newest 1 starring vehicle "Dodging it Million." J Aptly described as a mystery play of j love, thrills, romance, ami laughter, "Dodging a Million' will prove to be a most enjoyable offering. There will be one performance each evening at. X::iO, and a special matinee, on Saturday. "The Brat," the play which scored such an emphatic hit here it short time ago. is coming back to the .Majestic theatre for one night only, next Wcd-The same great Miss Kea Martin Winnipeg, Feb. il.--Charges were made in the Manitoba legislature yesterday afternoon by the leader of the opposition, P. A. Talbot. La Veran-dryo, against, lhe Num.- government of gt'obs extravagance, misapplication ! nesday, Feb. 20th. of capital funds ami general ineffici- J company including ency. | will again he seen in the play. "The Mr. Talbot presented a series of Hrat" has just, returned front its coast, comparisons between the cost of ad-| tour, where it met with phenomenal ministering the provincial affairs In i success. 1914-the last year of the Roblin re-! -------- gime-and the last fiscal year. "It cost $561,680 more to govern Manitoba last year than it did in 1914," declared lUr. Talboi. SAY WILSON'S PLANS ' ARE VAGUE AS EVER MARGARITA FISCHER IN PICTURES AGAIN ' AFTER LONG ILLNESS Margarita Fischer's reappearance on the screen after nn illness of several months following an operation which necessitated a long stay in hospital, is a matter for rejoicing among motion picture fans, with whom site is intensely popular. For the last six. weeks Miss Fiseli'-r has been once more her old self and 1 her work in Hie new '.\lmual-!'oll.:rd ; production. "The Girl Who Couldn't Crow l'|i," shows that she is again able in burn up the road in racing automobiles, to plunge into the sea from steamship decks and otherwise to coin port herself as of yore. Also a brand new Fo.x comedy "The Mini Spoilers.' and (>o. Ovcy iu ".lurry's Big Deal." AT STARLAND At present Vivian Martin is fulfilling a long term engagement willi Paramount for whom she has already made, "The Stronger Love." "Her Father'; .Son." "The kighl Direction.1'he Wax Model.I'lie Spirit of liu-mance,' "The wonder thai Dergerae soon after of "Peter the clever a work and has been popularity seldom AT THF. ORVUEUM \h lien Deb. the mystic at the Or-plictim. who has started thousands by hi- remarkable demonstrations of thought transmission and mental telepathy, doe � no' claim lo possess any supernatural power: thai ivt all have, hidden lu'tihiei. which when develop-: cd, are able to grasp thoughts and ideas from uiher person's minds. Mis' work along these lines an? truly wonderful lo say the least, for he not only answers iiue.-tlnns written and sealed or sewed up by the audience, but walks calmly around the stage blindfolded, calling names of parties writing uuestioiis. and many say his'answers are correct. .Vol a word is spoken during the demonstration except by , Ali Hen Deb. Gorgeous stage settings and cos-times are used. The excellent pro- | gram closes with hypnotic exhibitions i by the man who has just, claim to the. .title "King of Hypnotists." Dr. Her- | bert Travelutte. Amsterdam, Feb. M -In discussing! President Wilson's address to congress \ on Monday the Koelnische Zeitung j says: "President Wilson shows that he is no longer willing to toe the line | of the entente policy of a stark negative. Also he has considerably watered his wine, although lie is still unable to conquer a desire to saddle the mili-j tary gentlemen in Germany with the I blame for the sufferings f humanity.] His present formula for the solution of i peace questions is as vague as ever." \ 10c-25c UKRAINE RADA IN TOUCH WITH TEUTONS TOU. -TOMUl-WOW FRIDAV AND SATUR Vivian Martin IN Paris. Feb. 14. - Corporal Thomas Hitchcock of Long island, X.Y., and \V. A. Wellman of Cambridge, Mubs., American aviators in French escadrilles, have been awarded $100 prize money each hy the Lafayette Flying Corps 1 committee in recognition of their brilliant exploits in bringing down throe German machines in the last six weeks. Hitchcock accounted for two and Well-man for one. These aviators have been awarded the French war cross with palms and granted a special ten days' leave in Paris. j Amsterdam, Feb. 14.-Vienna news- j hpapers report that the Ukrainian radii | has removed its sittings to Zhtomir | (capital of the province of Volhynia, ' eighty miles southwest of Kiev- and has established direct communication with the central powers. AIRPLANE FELL SMUGGLED LETTER OF ENEMY, ARRESTED An Atlantic Port, Feb. 14.-Accused of smuggling into the United States a letter addressed to C. Von Demark, Fergus Falls, Minn., Andris Hoogen-dam, a fireman on a Dutch steamship was arrested yesterday by cuBtotna officials and was held in $5,000 bail by a United States commissioner for alleged violation of the trading with the enemy act. Houston, Texas. Feb. 14.- Donald W. Gleason, of Delhi, N. Y., aviation cadet, was killed when the airplaine in which he was making a cross country flight from Islington Field, dropped in a tail spin and fell to earth near Texas City. i0> ?    * . $ .;. .;. ; ; .; .;. PROBE FOOD SUPPLY Washington. Feb. 14.-Investigation of tho nation's food situation, with particular reference to wheal and meat was begun today by the senate agriculture committee. Margarita Fischer Star in "The Pearl of Paradise" and "Miss Jackie of the Navy" returns to the screen in a hilariously happ y picture. "The Oiri Who Couldn't Grow Up A five-act comedy based on the story of a girl who stole- a British title from her designing step-sisters. Also a brand new Fox Comedy "The Film Spoilers"' and Geo. Ovey in "Jerry's Big Deal." Some scream. THE SUNSET TRAIL" LAST TIMES TONIGHT Wallace Reid . IN The Hostage PARAMOUNT FEATURE Also TWO REELS OF FIRST CLASS COMEDY AND SCENIC 0RPHEUM TONIGHT Prices: 25'c and 50c THE GREAT PRESENTING SATURDAY-ELLA HALL "MY LITTLE BOY." IN ELQDY- IRTH- YSTERY- ENTIRE CHANGE PROGRAM-N EW PICTURES DOROTHY GISH in i "HER OFFICIAL FATHERS" Doors Open 7 p.m. ? : > : * : : > TO CONTROL STEAMER LINES OF RY. COMPANIES Miss Cidora Fowler Who is appearing EVERY AFTERNOON AND EVENING This Week in the North Window of the Al>EXr � ANDRA CONFECTIONERY, Alex-andrd Hotel Building, demonstrating the merits of-- FOWLER'S CIDERS and FOWLER'S 'WANTMORE' PEANUTS Washington, Peb. 14.-Coastwise and Great Lakes Steamship lines operated by railroads today were placed by Director General McAdoo under the supervision of W. H. Pleasants of Now York, president of the Ocean Steamship Co., who was designated manager of the marine section of the railroad administration. ! DISCUSS INDEPENDENCE ' OF LITHUANIANS Amsterdam, Feb. 14.-The first subject of discussion by Chancellor Von Hertling and Foreign Minister Kuehl-mann ou their visit to Emperor William at general headquarters, the Vorwaerts of Berlin' says it understands, will be the declaration of the independence of Lithuania. According to that newspaper a proclamation to this effect will be Issued almost immediately. HUN PLOTTERS ? ? ? San Francisco, Fob. 14.--Alleged activities of the Gorman consulate at Honolulu in helping to outfit the steamer Maverick for use as a munitions runner for revolutionists in In-AUk were outlined here yesterday in the trial of 31 peraonp accused of having been revolutionary agents. majestic One Night Only Next Wed. February 20 SPECIAL RETURN ENGAGEMENT ' The United Producing Co., Ltd., Offer the phenomenal success By MAUDE FULTON With the same great company a. including MISS REA MARTIN. Direct from a record breaking engagement at Ihe Coast. Price*.... $1.50, $1.00, 75c, SOc Seatt on Sale Saturday, 10 a.m. SPECIAL MATINEE ON SATURDAY TONIGHT AND ALL WEEK GOLDWYN INC. , OFFERS THE INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS COMEDIENNE MABEL NDRMAND In the Drama of Thrills, Mystery, Love and Laughter- MABEL NORMAND Star in Goldwyn Pictures By EDGAR SELWYN PRICES: Nights ....... 50c, 35c, 25c Sat. Mat. 25c, Childrei; 10c ONCE NIGHTLY AT 8.30 SPECIAL: CHILDREN, A REAL MONEY SHOWER AT THE SATURDAY MATINEE. 373830 ;