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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JANUARY 5. I!)1H Till-: LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIKRALD PAGE FIVE MM r / 1' Guatemala City is Destroyed t Washington, Jan. 5.-Another earthquake In Guatemala yesterday probably ecu-, as many fives and as great damage- as the first shock wh.ch destroyed part of the city a few days ago. Washington, Jan. 5.-Guatemala f City has been completely destroyed by earthquake shock* Thursday and Friday which followed those I at. n In December. Messages received by the etate department today said the loss of life t*iis week is estimated to b* greater than that resulting from the earlier shock. 4 -� � s \ Was Wreck a Conspiracy? \ L � L � X � ' � x _b^J^I> � � � � l - % � i f' ,r - nn j * - l "-ATI L 1 � .Montreal, Jon. ,i.-t'oiitradUtory i:nod by I'uronor Alo.Vlah- an if.n:- morning. O. Itrushcy, con if uctw on t ho t ruin which smashed into th" h(u-cial, testified that Lbn engineer, who \v;ih unable (o appear m court on amount, of his injuries, (old bini lhat the block Mignal indicated a cb-ar road. 0. Taylor, inspector of signals for the C.anariJuii Pacific, sworn that ho had in.iptfcted lue .signal nft(?r the accident and found that it indicated danger. The Soldiers Killed. Vancouver, Jan. ~>.-According to a idati'uient. made by Major Hjudom, officer commanding til'1 Katlway Service Guard, tlu- men killed, missing and injured in the wreck near Montreal yesterday were men who hart been travelling between Vancouver and Halifax for the last year and are as follows: "Richard Joseph Clark, single, next MME. EDVICE VACCARI, coloratura soprano, as "Lucia" in "Lucia Oi Lam-r.-.crmc*orf" San Carlo Grand Opera , coming to the Majestic, January 14. % > > WANT REFERENDUM AFTER THE WAR ? ALLIED LANDS Of the Hudson's Bay CoraVsn? cud Calvary and Ed m on toe Lu1 Co. CITY AND FARM MORTGAGES I he H. Macbeth Agency V Winnipeg, Jan. 5.-A meeting of the Dominion prohibition committee, called by the general secretary, V. B. Harknoss, of Winnipeg, will be held In Toronto,! January 11. "It is likely that we will decide on a policy of pressing for a referendum on permanent prohibition, the referendtlni to he taken during the year subsequent to the declaration of peace, while the .war measure is still in force," said Mr: Harkness. v ?  *  * * > *> OXY-ACETYLENE WE PAY CASH AND TOP PRICES FOR HIDES, PELTS & FURS Ship direct. If you want information write or phone. LETHBRIDGE HIDE, PELT & FUR CO. Rear C.P.R. Telegraph Offices References: Standard Bank Office Phone 799 Residence Phone 326 Paris, Jnn. 5.-The first meeting of the inicr-ailied council on war purchases and finance, which considered the requirements of the principal allied aid from the L'n'ted States has been concluded and financial and tech-^ i nical experts have begun a study of I* 1 the figures presented. This task is *>;ij a very great one, inasmuch as the re-t' j quirements of the allies run into bun-| dreds of millions of dollars monthly. I The work will be divided between > ? the permanent off'ces which have been ? ! established in London and Paris and ? i the offices oi" the general secretary ? ; which has been located here, in the o j splendid building at the corner of the ? Place Do La Concorde and the Hue 'Saint Klorentin, wljjch has been loan-i ed to the council by Baron Rothschild. Oscar Crosby, assistant .secretary of the United States treasury and president-of tho council and his advisorv counsel, Paul D. Crayath, will spend part of their time there. of tin Mi's. Mary Chuk. Kfl Davison St.. Kingston, Oat. Private Andrew Hunter, single, loaves no relatives in Canada. )U:� mother, Mrs, Jenny Hunter, restdos at Millport, Scotland-Private Thomas KpJI.v is tho adopted son of T. Kelly, High River, Alia. Private John Marine hn?; been a member of the Hallway service guard for some time. He was a v/idower am! formerly resided at Vancouver. His next of kin Is his brother, George Mric-lcie, living in Scotland. / Private Percy E. Arthur was a resident of Oollingwood, South Vancouver, where his widow, Mre Jenny Arthur, resides. Private Mathew Shearan, single, next of kin brother. Packr-tnham, Ont. Private Delore Lulonde. single, next of kin, brother, George Lalonde, Merrill, Michigan. Was it Deliberate? Montreal, Jan. 5.-Failure of Engineer GaJiriel David to distinguish a danger signal, a break down of the electrical block light system of signalling or a deliberate attempt by somebody to cause an accident to a troop train,1 were thro* suggestions made at tho inquest held this afternoon into the deaths of seven Vancouver soldiers killed l?at night when a Poinre Fortune Canadian Pacific Railway local rammed a military special at Dorval. David, hiuiHelt after being warned that what he might say could be used against him Hhould he be held for trial swore that the first signal ho passed Just before the collis-'on indicated dai; ger, but a second showed the section was absolutely clear. > James Taylor, the C. P. R. division supervisor in charge of the s'gnal system, said the signals, which were worked automatically by electricity and would not be affected, by the weather, showed danger. The block light system, Mr, Taylor swore, was absolutely reliable. Frank Callaghan, lawyer for David, asked pointedly whether there might have not been a conspiracy to wreck the troop train, and Mr. Taylor said he did not think ao. The padlocks or the boxes containing the local controls of the signals were frozen stiff and , had not been tampered with. j Mr. Callagan said that David was prepared to produce two men, McNair, Smiths Falls and Hartley of Montreal, both C. P. R. cng'neere, who would testify that the electrical block, lichlj system does not work as well as Mr. Tavlor contended. made up bore and there, whose member:: will journey hem by train, automobile and oihei'A'Iftp, and moch;inb-al mnsfc machines arc working overtime In an cf fort to more t borough ly fa in � lliarlan iheir owners with the ope/ri company may/be had by a perusal of fbe list of celebrities carried upon the trans-continental tour. H bt doubtful if such a notable- array of big talent \v^n ever before engaged for touring purposes. The list of celebrities to he brought hen* with tho organization i* an follows; Foprani: Mines. Kilrabetb Anisden. last reason firs), soprano with the Chicago Opera company: Krtvlge Vace.iri. distinguished Italian coloratura (will sin/; here the role of "Lucia"/; Mary Kaestner, dramatic; Lulsa JJdfrclee, lyric, from tho IJnrnos Ayres. Me".zo Soprani; Mines. Marta Mslis. late of the famous Teatro San Carlo, N*api"s; Sfella HeMctte, formerly with the Montreal Opera as a leading star; Frances Moroslni, Alice Homer. Tenor i: Messrs. Manuel Halazar, All scats arc now on sulo at Die box uf-1 ice. AT STAItLAND Monday and Tuesday ^tarland will pres�mt Margueriie i lark, one of un-:'.crcou's faiiesl uaugjiiurs �n a roaring turce cutitied '"ihe Annuons." 1'ins production was originally written by Sir Arthur W. IMnero and lite scrc.-n version was arrange/1 by the talented Prances Marion who has been responsible for so many of Hie Paramount sucr-OHsea. A typical Clark picture, ""! he Amazons" presents 'he winsome little n, a>� at her best in a subject of raj) d f.re theme and hundreds of laughs. NVver before lias Marguerite Clark beer giv-e.n such an/opportiniUy in display nor \ own inimitable humor and various siir-i jirises are in store for rbon" wh/� will visit Slarland to see tin ir f;�\orir of Metropolitan Opera, New York, and co-star with Caruso; Olrolamo Ingar, new Italian tenor, now making his first tour of the United States; Luciano Rossini. many tie v.* admirers i o Clark's already long lisr. In any of her previous successes. The story shifts from the Colorado mining district to New York society and back again, giving the vivacious Tnfingle act reus every oppurt unify to d is play her varied talents. Charlie Chaplin in "The Floorwalker" at tho Oi'pheuin to-n!ghtv AT THE EMPRESS ''I'le- Lash of Power," a sensational melodrama fr!l of thrills and surprises, will provide the entertainment "liluc-bird Hay" at tho JOmpress tlieatre/I'h night only, when Car me) Myers will inaba lier first appearance as n liln.'.*-bird star. Viiss Myers has won Iter way to serein prominence through native artNfry, aid'-d materially by beauty and persona I cba rm. I;lcr lea'ling man will be Kenneth Marfan, and in her support will be a company selected from liluobird's stock forces for t'lc'r individual abilities to play their individual roles. Add Hie merits of Pluebird Iti'')ducTion and photography and splendid en)eriainmenl is sure to result from presentations of "The Lash of 1 'owef." ed v. Screen ^Magazine and com- Harltoni: Messrs. Joseph Hnyer. now French artist, from the Paris Opera; Augelo Antola. Davide Silva, Luigl DellemoIIc. Hassl; Messrs. N'atale Cervi. late first basso of the Montreal Opera; Pic-tro OcHiasJ, leading basso from the Boston Opera; Antonio Cetti. Musical Directors: Messrs. Carlo Peroni, late of the Royal Academy of St. Cecelia, Roma; Amadeo P.ardnecl, noted ciioruH-master, of New York. "Tiie Cinderella Man" in which Mae Marsh is starred, will be shown for the la.m time tonight at the Majestic. It is a very fine, and enjoyable production. The distinguished actor, Frank ire-son, supported by a large and capable 1 company, comes to the Majestic next Monday and Tuesday In the new and j unusual play "My Mother's Rosary.'' AT THE ORPftEUM Alma Pueben, the 'I riangle actress i who appears opposite William ( mond in "Master of His Home." l)es-' will win many new followers for her portrayal of tho young wife in this latest Desmond play. Miss Reuben is a distinctive type and has a style of her own. Besides being known as one of the best dressed voting bulb's on the screen she has gained recognition for her very clever work in "The Americano." "Truthful Tullivcr," "A Woman's Awakening,'' and several other Triangle plays. in "Master of Mis Home'^Miss Rue-ben appears to better advantage than BLUEBIRD PHOTO-PLAYS CARMEL MYERS I LAST TIME TONIGHT AT 8.30 Goldwyn, Inc., Presents Tonight Last Time 10c-15o MAE MARSH in THE William Desmond in "THE MASTER OF HIS HOME" CHARLIE CHAPLIN In a Second Run Comedv "THE FLOORWALKER" MAN A New- Play of Love and - - - -Laughter. - - - - Extra Added Attraction "WHEELS AND WOE," Prices ........... 50c, 35c, 25c I -v IP 'THE LASH OF POWER- AJso Screen Magazine and Comedy. EmpresS TONIGHT ONLY Prices 10c & 15c j � � . 1 a EXTRAORDINftRV GRAND OPERA EVENT ONE NIGHT ONLY COMING BY SPECIAL TRAIN What the Press I COLD SPELL YU Agents GRAND OPERA COMING Now that all arrangements for the Dr. A.T.Spankie M.D., C. M. EYE. EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST. Office rooms. 121-122 New I3. Burns Rullding, Corner feth Avo. and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Office-Phono M2S4S Residence Phone M2077 Uilerno and I-Io.'.se Surgeon. Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nobc and Throat Hospital, New York City. 1911-1014. Specialist to Calgary School Board 274-21 MITCHELL LIVERY DAY OR NIGHT Wesley T. Flynn Phone 1750 Hawson V. T.. Jan. 5.-Tho hitter-f.-t and mo?t notahle cold ^poll in tho history of i the Yukon tVljaervatory hroho on New Year's U3y after continuing 'Mi days. It, covered the entire month of December, which holds the record as the coldest December and ah*o the coldest month of any ycrjr in 1 interesting event have been completed and {he visit to Lerhbridge of the San Carlo Grand Opera company absolutely assured, prospective patron3 will center tholr interest upon the event and begin looking tor details regarding the leading singers, the cast of principals to appear here with the organization and opier matters that always enter into an'affair of such magnitude and importance 'The last of the advance representatives of the San Carlo company have been hero and gone; hotel reservations have been made for the one hundred members of the company, and 1 MAJESTIC A COMPLETE, SUMPTUOUS AND ELABORATE PRODUCTION BY THE averago for December was more than 0�, order to receive t] 51 below zero, with a maximum of 65. ! on]v js yu� vjsj| 0f �\ the territory report- tion aUracUni, the attention of local 1!W ?f\\r ! i if ^utitc-lovers, but local Manager d with So pejo^.tr, Brown {s receiving orders from many PULLEY'S AUTO LIVERY Phone 1540 the history of the country. Official registration here shows that the daily , Ule Majestic has bean put in tho best the songbirds. Not the opera aggrega- Several places in ed 70 or more belc claimed tho record correct this will be a record for the j neighl)oring"Voints*. Parties are being Yukon. The niild .Fpell isTiow extreme, j At White Horse it was nea� thawing today. The first train from Skagway rea^' od White Horse yesterday after blockade of eight days. Overland mai. arc now beginning to;arrive regularly. With the return of mild weather in Dawson tho epidemic of pneumonia and whooping ciTngb^js abating. Dur- | ing the cold .-pel! twenty deaths oc-( curred. The schools will open again cn Monday. Many of the deaths wen of old persons. USE"GASCARETS" Fl LIVER AND. BOILS PARAMOUNT FEATURE MONDAY AND TUESDAY AT LARGEST AND MOST DISTINGUISHED OPERA ORGANIZATION ON TOUR. ONE HUNDRED PEOPLE. LARGE AND BRILLIANT CHORUS. COMPLETE GRAND OPERA ORCHESTRA Twenty World-Famous European and American Stars PRESENTING, WITH AN ALL-STAR CAST, DONIZETTI'S OPERA LUCIA DILAMMERMOOR POSITIVELY THE FUN NIES'T PICTURE THE,LITTLE FAVORITE HAS EVER APPEARED IN. * ' (From *cott's Novel "The Bride of Lammermoor") PRICES $3.00, $2.50, $2.00, $1.50 AND $1.00. MAIL ORDERS FOR THIS SUPERB EVENT, BOTH FROM IN AND OUT OF TOWN, RECEIVED NOW AND FILLED IN THE ORDER OF ARRIVAL. REGULAR SEAT SALE OPENS NEXT WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, AT 9,00 A.M* "HIS HIDDEN TALENT" Triangle Comedy LAST TIMES TONIGHT WORLD PICTURES PRESENT HOLBROOK BLINN THE WEAKNESS OF MAN 99 --\ Tractor and Gas Engine Repairing We can put your tractor In condition for spring plowing at ff -reasonable price. We also buy and sell rebuilt tractors. Have two 12-24 coal oil tractors for sale at a bargain. Alao one set engine, plows. AUTO AND ELECTRIC REPAIR SHOP 324 11th St. S., Rear Y. M. C. A. BOB'S AUTO LIVERY AUCTIONEERS We wl&h to announce that Peter LeValley and L. I. Nicholson have consolidated their interests as auctioneers and wil! conduct snles anywhero in the province. The beat of workmanship and satisfaction guaranteed or no pay. For sale dates, phone l(/53 or 205 Hural. Yours for business, LeVALLEY AND NICHOLSON Auctioneers. Closed and heated cart for city pnd co.mtry trips. Hospital calls n specialty. 8TAr:D, ALEXANDA HOTEL DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE When Bilious, Headachy, 6Ick, for) Sour Stomach, Bad Breath, Bad Colds. V MOVING We Make a Specialty of Moving Furniture and Pianos The only covered v*ns In tht city. Furniture stored. PHONES: Coal A Storafle 1097 House* -..... 1089 Tiie McLean Transfer Winnipeg, Jan. fi.-With,many farm era who appeared before appeal, courts this week bepig ordered to go into the army the matter of farm help 16r spring has aroused some alarm in the minds of many grain growers. It. O Hendwrs, M.P., president of the Manitoba Grain Growers' association said: "It is the greatest piece of inconsistency l ever heard of. They ask us to produce every bushel of wheat we can, and right in the face of this take away the very cream of our man powei trom the farms." Military men point out that in all cases where farmers have been ordered to fight it has been shown that their farms can be run with hired help in tlyeir absence. Get a 10-cetit fcox. Take a Cascaret tonight to cleftns� your Liver, Stomach, and Bowels, and you will surely feel grea; by morning. You men and women who have headache, coated tongue, a bad cold, ar* billon*, nervous, upset, bothered with a sick, gassy, disordered stomach, or have backache and feel all worn out. Are you keeping your bowels clean with Cascareta-or mersly forcing a passageway every few days with "salts, cathartic pills or castor oil? ' Caacarete immediately cleanse and regulate the stomach, remove the sour, undigested and fermenting food and foul gases; take the excess bile from the liver and carry off the constipated waste matter and poison from the bowels. Remember, a Gaacaret tonight will straighten you out by morning. A 10-ceut box from your druggist means healthy bowel action; a clear head and cheerfulness for months. Don't forget the children.-Advertisement NIGHTS STARTING -V* 1 PHONE 1722 Next Monday 9 McCULLOCH AND EVANS (BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH ROWLAND AND CLIFFORD, INC.) PRESENT THE UNUSUAL PLAY 3 \ NCH0R good service ! reasonable rates I FUU. INFORMATION FROM ANT H.tl.OR I l.t. MINT. H.%.llt)IIAN.�M.AG'T I Winnipeg, 449 Mala St. I Phone M. 5312 I Vancouver, 470 Granville 8 8t, Skv. 319B With the Distinguished Character Actor * FRANK IRESON And a Capable Supporting Company. THE BIG PLAY OF LOVfe-p LAUGHTER, TEARS, AND HONOR i f a ^ ft ^ NOT A MOVING PICTURE, �-4- y Edward E. Rose - ^ Prices $1.00, 75c and 50c AH Selling Theatre ;