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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta \ Moiiflay, February 17, 1913. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE MORRIS THEATRE \ , : , TO-NIGHT .,.,/4 . I "Aurora Floyd" ; / A BIG TWO-REEL FEATURE . ; : .! . i BRING YOUR FftlENDS AND SEE THfei " f Don't Lie to Your Wife " A GOOD LAUGHABLE COMEDV , T MR. GEO. E. FLEMING, the Baritone; The MORRIS ORCHESTRA. PKIC1E8: - - - - lOc/aiKl loc. MUSICANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDELIO) TODAY AN AMAZING FEATURE The Mosaic Law (TWO REELS) See the Great Desert Sandstorm ^ Positive Sensation MISS AMY LAWRANCE In Songs Plenty of Good Comedies to Fill the Bill. COM ING SOON-COM' NG. The Massacre' The Most Startling Feature ever Shown Here Monarch Theatre TONIGHT THE GREATEST MILITARY PHOTOPLAY EVER PRO- , DUCEb "CUSTER'S LAST FIGHT" In Three Studehpous Reels Two Reels of Comedy In Addition, five reels'ln all 15c : : : : : 25c. LATE ROBERT, GLOCKLING President-of-theinterna.tlonal Union of Book-binders, yvho died at Indlan-npolis,' Mr. Glockling was very well known throU'ShoutCapnada as a labor leader and the friend of the working man. He v/as onoc vics;president o*' the Domlnilon Trades and Labor Congress and'was well known all over Canada.. ' ^ . --^--I 'M.--^---- ANOTHER BIRDrtft'AN KILLED �l^BlpBlc,  Germiiny^� F�b. 15.-The Clerraan aviator Lelifc was l^of^^ refusal; to � answer him in .the public'a^^)^e,",pase.,i>QW in the courts," he sainl,' '"'my refusal is duo to the fact that T didn't p^y a dollar to any senator ot-.aiuv-'anem-ber of parliament or oflicial, I think It is a private altait.'-' ...v , ^ WELCOME TO S'dfii S^AT'SEN^t Tokio, Feb. IS.-v-Dfi SU�;,iat .-Sgn, former provisional >pre8ld�nt of; l^e Chiuese republic, w^fl cordially'welcomed oil his arrival.here today.-' Me declared that his visit was: entirely an olflcial one and th'at he.-'had-come for the purpose of*obaer'vlng indtrs-'trial conditions-in-Jajnan. � At the Morris This 'big feature ".\urora 'Floyd" which will be shown at this house tc-night, will undoubtedly prove a great attraction. Aurora Floyd was the daughter of a rich banker. While a school girl she contracted a romantic attachmeut for her father's groom, James Conyers and eloped with him, her maiTied life however, proving very unhappy, ai her Iiusbaiid wah vulgar, cruel and a drunkard. Tier fa(:lier hearing how Conyers was treating his daughter, offered him a lai'ge tiuui or mon.ay to !pav� her, whirh he eaRRviy accepts. Some months after, Aurora reads in the newspapers, an account of the death of her worthlesB husband. Aurora now thinking herself free, becomes wed to .John Melish, the young squire of Fendori Hall, their marriage proving extremely happy. ,Tohn Melish engaged a now trainer for his racehorses, and Aurora, to her horror, recognizes hef former husband Conyers, as the man her husband has hired, the story of his death being a cruel trick. The heartless scoundrel e.^horts blackmail from his wife, as she is afraid to let her husband know the man he ihas engaged. � The girl finds herself in all sorts of desperate situations over the deception she is forced to practise and it is only by the interference of a staJble lad, who suspecting somtbing is wrong with his young mistress, that a climax is eventually reached. Space will not permit to enumerate here the whole of the. story, but those who witness the play they will not regret it for It. abounds with absorbing and thrilling scenes all through. In addition to the above there will, be a good comedy sihown called, "Don't lie to Your Wife" and it is surely a side splitter. Mr. Geo. Fleming, whose singing on Saturday night came in for a vociferous �ncore, wlil again be heard in one of his finest songs. The orchestra, under the direction of Prof. Ves-'lofck, is making such rapid strides' in' popularity that people visiting this hduse now look on the music as a big pai'f of the performance. Visit the ,M6rris. You'll' find it well wdrth While..,..,,.,,; .......' .... y'^'^i i" ;�... Cu^^te^'s Last Fight,; at the Monarch ,. j'onight The greatest of all military dramas will be presented at the Monarch tonight, ','Cvmler'si Last Fight" in three reels., Tihis picture was takeij.on Mil-. Jer tiros; 101 Ranch, by,the New.York; JVlption .Pictui-e C0i;'at a'cosf of |.30,000 and shows actually 1000 U.S. soldiers and 1;0G0 Indians in combat. Wlthb-ut doubt the most stupendous pz-oduction ever carried to a; 'successful conclii; sion. , The subject holds the onloofc er completely fascinated from stai>t-tb finish. In addition to the above fea^ ture, two reels of the regular program will also be shown, making a five reel show for which occasion 15c and 25c will be charged.  . � . � ..... Features at Starland With today's entire change of program at Starland will be shown another of the splendid Kay Bee features, "The Mosaic Law," one of the best recent productions by this celebrated company. Filmed in two reels crammed full of wonderful- incidentsi and replete with sensational scenes, BIJOU THEATRE THE HOME OF GUARANTEED PHOTO FLAY To-night and To-morrow "The Last Performance t> AN INTENSELY DRAMATIC STORY OF CIRCUS LIFE IN TWO REELS THIS PICTURE IS BEYOND DOUBT THE FINEST YET PRODUCED "Pathe's Weekly" current events throughout world. Wed. and Thurs., Feb. 19 and 20 -a feature everyone will want to see- "Ttiihp Marniiai'd'* "t"^ famous pitcher of the new AUUe ITXttlVlUrtXU york giants, in a subject that 18 entertaining and highly interesting. "The Little Indian Mai-tyr" ""^udCaTufb^''''''^ "She's a Pippin' " A screaming comedy. prices: MATINEES and evenings-15c and 10o; boxes: 25o. Special Tea Matinee Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. 7;h^e^ng:-�niperoi- oh.a JRleasant Ridtl SjL JDieffill at we MAJE�TIC.;tHREE night S commencing MONDAY feb. 17 Goodman s Big Qearing Sale Here is your opportanity to secure good Men's Furnishings at big reductions in price. We are putting on a Seven Day Clearance Sale and during this time prices will be less than Half Price 100 do/cii pairs of ^-ood Woo.J Soclc^; ^.pleu- a* -a f\ {\ did value at 35c a pair. Sale pl*lce'6 pairs for *p 1 U U 'Meii'.s liard and soft liats, extra-good ({u.\xl-hy. . Eeg-Lilar value $2.50; Sale Pric^i____ Mcn'i:; Worsted suits, splendid variety of colors; regular values $20.00 and - |25;ob.-Sale Price ;.,..____ $1.56 $10.50 Men's Tweed Suit.s, all good'st'vles^'rsegul- d� 7 . Att ar values up to J14.00; Sale pri^^i, v,';:.____ i ^D Afeu's J3esL Working Worsted Suits," suit- \ able tDr strong wear. Kegulaa-vahi^ up to a n r-r rt ^16.00..; Sale Price .... .:.,.;r,.:r... ? 8.75 Third Avenue I'll Royal Bank 61k Pi 'The.lSp^dlc tav.'"^ W^^^^^ prove to be a real ifeature atlTficHdil. ,. Miss Apiy Lavyrance, tile popular Starland- soprano, appear at every. perfoi:inance';litf;'tb:e latest song Klt^;''wtillst a" riumlj'el?^ pl-fier^ really g(Jod subje.cts,.'lnclu?|5& iwo "o� th^ tlqkling Keystone comedies^will al-so be..sllo^Yn on t-he same^program. , The management of Starlarid have completed airangeraents ior'the exhibition ^here of what Is positively the greatest feature ever attempted. Reference is made to "Tli^, Massacre," a two reel production, which is beyond comparison with anything ever shown in this city. The Starland Company Stake their reputation on this feature, for it. is undoubtedly tht' most amazing triumph of motography. Full particulars of the exapt dates on which it will be shown here will bfe announced later. ' At the BIjou The most inviting program' yet fered at this premier house of photoplay will he presented tonight and tomorrow. The subject, ''The Last Per-formance," is one thati no person should miss, as it is' the last word in photoplay, eclipsing la .Ihlierest anything ever, before .atteijipted. ; Bvery-.552 loQiro forward eaeerly'to tiie annual visit.'to the cl'ty of a big circus wWh Its 'parade, side, sh.ow and big ring jjerformance. While probably some do not care for sensationalism, the ,thrilling situations are preceded l^y.'ssncli. j^ealistlc scenes and Incidents that-all eagerly wait for the final?dpnouement which, while exceed-ingly.-fc&riUing, compels'at once attention, and admiration. Pathe's popular weekly, -whirligig of. current events, throughout the civilized world completes' a program that should increase tjie popularity of the Bijou and in-tireiise the desire for gdod pictures; 'Special tea matinees are given eve-ry Monday, Wednesday and:; Sa'tiU'rday, Prices> both matinee and night, i5o and 10c; boxes 25c. For Wednesday and Thursday the celebrated New York pitcher, "Rube Marquai-d," will 'be seen In one of the most exciting ball games ever witnessed. Durbap In 'KInemacolor One of the niost thrilling scenes, of the great Durbar ceremony " when King George and Queen Mary werii proolalmediBmperor and Empress of India, was the staue entry into Delhi, amid' the plaudits of morc than one �million of the diversified races of In-Mla. . This entry was made, through what is known'as "The Elephant, or Delhi .Gatei'': from the vast.plain tliat surrounds the city, without'the wails. � The' elephant gate Is la huge struO' ture o,f mar)jle, and Is'pierced by the' iSing.le' arch through which the, pro-; session passed. On oUher side of the :gate, within, are the two monster .'elephantsc-rved out, of solid; blocks of marble, jvvhich gives it Its name., .One of the mois* insBlring scenes, recorded .m motion and natural colors �by the wonderful invention o'f Kine-niacblor, is that of the entry of the royal pageant of the Durbar procession through this elephant gate. Arrangements have been made for the superb Kinemkcolbr Durbar pi'c-tures to be shoWn in this city, exactly as in New York, and popular prices will prevail during the engagement at the Majestic Theatre, tonight and Tuesday and Wednesday. Rem'ember the Public School 'Picture Fund matinee Tuesday at 3.30 o'clock. Tickets can � hoiv be obtained of any of the school children.    � "The Girl From Tokio" One of 'the best farce comedies of recent years will be offered at the iviajostie TiicStre "or two nights, oji Feb. 28 and, March 1, with the nsual daily matinees, under the title of "The Girl From Tdkio." Frank Tannehlll Jr., and ,George W. Barnum .have adapted for the Etogllsh stage a clever version of Robert Pohl'a bright farce, which was first produced at the Court Theatre, Berlin, and has now passed its 215th performance. The farce �was one of the pronounced hits of the German capital and kept its record audiences in good humor and roars of laughter nightly. It is Just a series of natural consistent .circumstances involving real people in a lot of humorous trbuble. .The plot revolves around the lite of Bdmond Miller, a tea importer, who, after the death of his 'wife, fakes up his residence in Japan, leaving behind in America two daughters and a maiden sister. CASTRO CAN ENTER U. S. New York, Feb. 15.-rCapriano Castro is free to come from and go in. this country at will. Judge Ward^'In the federal district court this afterr noon sustained the, writ of ha'beas corpus in his behalf, overruling the immigration authorities. "SOME HA'E MEAT, ANDGANNAEAT" So Bobby Bums tersely describes the riehi .but still poor, dyspeptics. But their case is not now so desperate as when Bums 'wrote. For the man i''ho has tlie food now can eat without snffering.for it, if lie just follows the meal with a NarDru-Co Dyspepsia Tablet. These remarkable tablets banish: the troubles of the chronic dyspeptic-the man who is bilious-the suflercr froni heartburni gas on the stomach or occasional indigestion. You can eat hearty meals of wholesome food-^-and digest them, too-if-you take Na-Dru-Co Dyspepsia Tablets. Compoundedbyexpertchemists, after probably'itlie best formula known to medical science, ithey arc quick and certain inv their action, giving prompt relief from all forms of stomach trouble, toning up and strengthening th� digestive orgransand bringmg al^out pcrtnanent cures, , "A maniBaostrongerthanhiastomacb; i Fit yourself jfor your-ibest 'work'by taking Na^Dru-Co Dyspepsia Tablets^ 50c. at your di;uggist'9. i National?DrtJg ' and Chemic�r'Co. of Canada, LimitRd, MoiJtreal, , Ub- MAJESTIC THEATRE TO-NIGHT SPECIAL IVtATINKE WEDNESDAY The Latest Fad of New York and Chicago-Unique Nevalty Tf�i;7#>>1rkCyi1�� HAROLD B. MEADE, 1 FctVeidgUG Soldier and Raconteur To the Durbar IN KINEMACOLOR-NEW STORIES, NEW SCENES SEE 500 ELEPHANTS; ibOO CAIV1EL8; 5,000 SOLDIERS SPECIAL PRICES : : : : 2 : ; 2So and 80a. EPHONES PAY Two Million Will be Asked for this Session for Extension Business Coming Soon "THE MASSACRE'' Edmonton, Feb. 16.-Two mlllioii, dollars Is the amount which the leglft-. lature, now in session in Edmonton, will be asked to appropriate for telephone extensioM to be made during 1913 throughout-the province of Ai:. berta. The system, whicli" is *'owned and operated by the government, represented a total capital'expenditure of $5,728,288 at the close of 1912, aS compared with a valutttlon of |3,830ir 0.^5 at the end of 1911. The surplus of reoeiptB over operating and maln'^. tenance expenses last year, .was $62,-283, a total average proSt 6I: 12.1 per cent, on the investment, as follows^ Exchanges, $329,287, 12;61 p?r" cetit.; toll lines, $286,862, 17.72 per cent.; rural lines, $64,582, 4.71 per cent. The gross revenue during 1912 wa^ $680,731; cost of operating and main-: tenance, $618,448. The city of Edmonton paid $153,000 for the transfer of the Strathoona exchange; The 'total earnings Indhe six years, ^1907 to 1912, amounted to $2,087;444;, operating and maintenance cost $i,678T852,, leaving a surplus of $407)592 on Dec;, 31, 1912. The physical plant and services were increased about 75 per cent, during the year, over 1911, the valuation being placed as folloiVB, Toll' lines, $1,494,419; rural'lines, $1,369> 950; exchanges, $2,333,022; buildings and sites, $248,455; stock on hand, $282,440. Additions were made follows.: 1907-9, $1,784,994;: ;9i0; $890,^ 360; 1911, $1,008,994; 1912, $lj914,49bi, Estimates for 1913 preipared by WV J. 'Harmer, deputy minister of tel^-,; phones, show plans for the expendit ture. of $900,000 on rural lines, an Increase of $250,000 over' last "year;' .$700,000 tor exchanges, or $250,000 more than in 1912; and $400,000 for, long distance lines. The latter Item is not so large as In 1912, for the reason that the -wflrk completed "last year will meet the requirements of. the province for some time. However it Is given out that preparations 'wlU-be made to keep this branch of the service fully up to da'te.  ' . ;�� >Ir. Harmer's report shows there' were in opei-atlon In the province at the close of the year 6689 miles, of toll lines, and 9671 miles of � rural lines, connecting 7120 rural ouhserlb-ers and giving service to 14,692 exchange subscribers. Toll lines hive been increased In four" yiears since service took over, Bell system; which had been operating in the province' for 15 years, from: 1859 wire "miles; connecting 70 offices, to 6688-'mllesi. connecting. 234 offices, there having been as,many miles conatrMoted.'diir-: Ing each subsequent year as' during all years previous to December 31* 1908. �, . , Twenty-fouT hundred and. '.ninety-four wire miles of long distance were constructed durltfg 191'2,''trife bailv ner construction year Instlie' feliitory) of the province; .This repre'sefitd'.'sTji'' increase of 59 per, cent, on p^r^eyloul total miles In operation. ,On%rvra.ly; lines the amount of wire mil^s-.wttp^' almost doubled, there beln^ 474G mUej^ constructed, as against 49'2S In qper^T, ,tldh at tJie. beglnnlng'.'o'i fchp yeatV'-^ri( Increase of 96 per cent. Thirty-three hundred and thlrty-alx new subBeria*? ers 'werc added to the 3784 rural*sub-"' Bcribers at the beginning of 1912, and". 3840 new exchange, subscribers'- were;'* added to the 10,852 exchange " sub-/! scribers. The Increase  In the num-''. ber of rural subscribers was 8?,'per,'-/ cent..and in exchange sub'?oribers"35 per cent. At the end of the year ,to--tals were as follows: � .'. , Long distance lines In wire miles,-.  eess; rural'lines In wir^ miles-subscribers at rural stations," "TlSiOT �subscribers at exchange stations; 14;* 692. � ' ^ Thirteen town exchanges were, con-. ;'i: structed during 1912, also new central :l oJlico equipment installed'ln 26 otherSi 71 and extensions made to all existing;�: exchanges, 17 of which were either rebuilt or consldarably enlarged. The;;',-'greatest growth 'was naturally in;:the.iiiv large centres, Calgary, iLeth'brldg^,''; Medicine Hat and Macleod. E^mon-^', ton exchange 4s the property of-,th^i,;,' municipality, wlSich also owns." and;' � {,\ opeiAtes all the public utilities'Inl thai, city.' Provlsiona were made In'.CiX-"'',-/ gary for the installation of 4200.aadiTji'1 tlonal lines; Lathbridge exchange '-waiil^. Increased by 500 lines, while Medicine ^ ^ 'Bat and Maoleod exchanges Increased : 'lOO per cent. ' SOLDIERS HELP OUT POLICE \'' ' Tokio, Feb. 15.-Such strong, ^i- 'jj, dence 6f popular unrest continues^."tj*''/ be displayed all over Japan that^'lfe; has been necessary to call out th,,' uj^ soldiery to assist the civil authorltlefri; "^;^ in guarding...the residenc^fl ''df^T^ii^^dil^ hers of the imperial faiully. aad To-fEST'Ii, lals. At Kobe, Himojl and elS6wlie,?^~;;','J-j,^ the houses occupied by membejs^p*')F i'"'1^ Prince Katsura's new . parly ' ha^fi; t//11 been .threatened with destruptlon*^b%Js.f'^'^ the populace. ' �>^ "� � iWAKING VOTES for WOMENMiS .............. 'im^^i London, Feb. 15.-The militant ^suf;,-,, --J^ fragettes Kade a concerted raid o^'tjiei'r 'jf�; golf links all over the-United - King-"; '/-l - St nigiit. The champli)nsMP4.;;.%^ at', Ssiudwich V and �-^he'�� links "ai^fjiili^ , Shorlnghani, Chlngfdrd �'%iitt''f |||f 'places, were mined > by-"'thfe" Ing of acids aibout the holes.' "".I'''' '' dom last night, greens Croer; ' Shorlngham,': other throwing Get Busy! ' six room house, on 60 Xi'126i feet, 12th St., near 6fih;,Avenue;s South. $4,000.00 balance ' $500 cash; month. 7%. Clear TItIa $30;00,\' The Dowsley - Mulhern Laiid^?6. ^berlock Bldffi 7th St. '.'t"...'''."SS.'i'*( 62 ;