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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 191K THE LKTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE 3!s Order ol British Empire With Knights of Grand Cross, Created London, Jan. S.-(Via Router'* Ottawa Agency)-Th� recipients of th� various grade* of ordors of the British Empire for war servleeB are head* ori by the Damn oi' the Grand Groan conferred upon Queen Alexandra. Seven Knights of the Grand Cross include Sir Arthur Lee, director of food production, and Sir William I'lendor Wlngato, high commissioner for Kgypt. Five Dames of the Grand Gross include Viscountess Northelltfo, Sixty eight Knight DoiumaiHlwH in-elude William Uoode, honorary secret-ary of Iho national committee of the Belgian ^Relief. Alexander Grade, managing director of tho Fairfield Shipbuilding Company; John Lloyd, director general of recruiting; James McKechnie, managing director ol' Vickers Limited; Koderiek James, managing director of Routers; GharlnR Stewart, public trustee; Major General Lee Stack, acting Sirdar. Fourteen Dames Commanders include Lady Lugard, founder of the war refugees committee; two hundred and sevonty-iwo connnaiujors, include Miss Stevenson, private secretary to Mr. Lloyd Georgo. There in a long role of officers and members of the Order. A Newfoundlander. Ottawa, Jan. 8.-In the list of decor- ations appearing In today's cable from London in the newly created Order of thn British Empire 1h the name of W. A. M. Goodc. Mr, Goodc is a native of Newfoundland. Ho is well known all over Canada. He represented the Ansoclatcd Fve&n in the Span ah American war and nfterwarda was ita manager In London, England. When the London Standard was taken over by the Chamberlain party Mr. (loode wan made managing editor iwl took an active interest in all that, ninlo-s for empire. For a time ho was manager tn Canada of the Standard of Umpire. Me is honorary .secretary oV the West IndloH Club in London and in itiarrled to it daughter of Dr. C. A. Sippi, of London, Ont. " ? > er present. The first important question to bo considered the pension law. It is announced that the Socialists will interpellate the government on iu recent refusal to grant passports for representatives of the party to go to Petrograd. Ottaftv-\, Jan. 8.-The creation of a war industries board was urged upon the'government, today by a large dele- [ j gallon representing thfc Canadian j (Manufacturers' association. Snob a j i ; ; board, the government wa.s informed, had become necessary in view of the r:aJjfapy> Jan the factory act. The early . i closing bvJaw torces mevchanfs to , since the. -ntry (;f that country into J c){;He Wenneadav afternoon and owing! th board wii co-ordinate the needs of Canadian in-1 for concessions pending amendments dnstrips. The board would be asnist^d | which the Calgary members of the leg-{ islature will press for when, die house opens. e war. It was Huggosiod that thu lQ the faetory ac( ^h^v t:annot now sir-mrd should consist of five members j ranffe to ,{eep open satuniay eights, lose duty it would be to collate and : Thsy intend aBktliK the Kovenuiunt -r\1't \ 111 11 In ( llf. lldfVlK /ll f 'ii lltlll iUl) ill- I ,.,�nA,.einiii. .w-,,,1 Hhianrlm on*-the sanction of the government and be an official body. Phones 1345 ot 13** Turner Office at Kenneffk's 410 13th Si Co a Witchell GENERAL I DEAD O.D. FA LANDS Of the Hudion's Bay Compsnj end Calgary and Edmonton L,aa1 Co. CITY AND FARM MORTGAGES T he H. Macbeth Agency � I Paris, Jan. 7.-Gen. Grossetti, who commanded ithe 42nd division unddr Foch in the Battle of the Marne and executed the famous flank movement which decided the fate of Kere-Oham-penoiae and the victory of the Ninth French army, is dead at the age of 5S. .Gen. Orossettl took part in the operations in the Champagne and at Verdun and subsequently commanded an army at Saloniki. He relinquished this command last October on account of illness and returned home. IRON ATI V: 100 01 Dr. A.T. Spankie M.D., C. M. EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST. Office rooms. 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner bth Ave. and 2nd St. Kast, Calgary. Officn Phopo M2S43 Hesidence Phone M2C77 Interne and Ho ise Surgeon. Manhattan liye, J2ar. Noae ami Throat Hdspital, New York City, 1311-1914. \ Specialist to Calgary Sclicol Board 274-31 fpRFEl increases strengUi of delicate, nervous, run down people 100 per cent, in ten days in many instances. $100 forfeit if it fails as per full explanation in large article soon to appear in this paper. Used and highly endorsed by former United States Senators and Members of Congress," well-known physicians and former public health officials^ Ask your doctor or druggist about it. Tractor antdl Gas Engine Repairing Wo can put your tractor in condition for spring plowing at a reasonable price. We also buy and sell rebuilt, tractors. Have two 12-24 coal..oil tractors for sale at a bargain. Also one set engine plows, AUTO AND ELECTRIC REPAIR SHOP 324 11th St. S., Rear Y. M, C. A, 19-6 "The city water supply shows every indication oi polution."- (Signed) J. T. Vallance, Inspector. Why endanger your health by drinking such filthy water when you can get good fresh buttermilk for 5c a quart? Delivered by all our rivers. AUCTIONEERS We wish to announce that Peter LeValley and L, I. Nicholson have consolidated their interests as auctioneers and will conduct sales anywhero in the nrovince. The best of workman-ship and satisfaction guaranteed or no pay. For sale dates, phone 1053 or 205 Itural. r Yours for business, LeV ALLEY AND NICHOLSON Auctioneers. Crystal Dairy P.S.-We cannot carry butter-milk on wagons during zero weather as bottles are always broken when buttermilk freezes Auction Sale HORSES AT THE LETHBRIDGE SALE AND FEED BARN \ AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP ON Friday, January 11 38 head of nvares and geldings, 3 to 8 years old, from 1100 to 1500 lbs. All broken. F ' TERMS CASH J. A. SMITH - AUCTIONEER OF IHEFI CHARGES The grocery merchants and a few of the other merchants in the city enjoyed their first .Saturday night holiday in years last Saturday evening, when in accordance with the factories act, their stores closed up at six o'clock. The majority of the dry goods stores remained open, putting on a double, shift to comply with the terms of the act. Kylands & Co. closed uj) at six. but it is the intention of the others to remain open, working extra Hhifts, some of the clerks com-; ing on at twelve noon and working till Montreal. Jan. 7.-It was rumored prior to itha arrival of Sir Wilfrid Latirier iu this city ai noon loduy, that he was going to press hb- resignation as leader of the opposition, hut tonight it is undersiood iliai thuse Liberals* with whom the chieftain held conversations tnis afternoon and evening ret used to consider Sir Wilfrid's resignation at. tho present thn*\ That Sir Wilfrid may shortly drop {out"*of the leadership seems uj bo generally understood, and it is said his favorite choice as his successor is Hon. W. It. Mackenzie Kin*?. v/i\\ch the well known and increasingly popular character actor. Air. Frank I res on in being starred this season. The play is very capubly piesonted. and happily possesses tho many cle-| merits which are so necessary-in the L'make-up" of a play if it, is to appeal I to I lie public fancy. It abounds in clean comedy, winy, terse, sayings, I has a most inten'Bting plot, and tlmrof Wakefield." action Is "punched" with many melodramatic /'pisndea, especially in the last ;jcL. One of t he unhitie and noieworthy features of the San Curio Grand Opera for one year a prominent, Thanhouser player, will he fearur**n by Thanhouser in u now five-act i\*ii.he Gold Koosier Play called "An Amateur Orphan" to he shown at Starland Wednesday and Thursday. Miss Leslie's nickname was given to her by the critic of tho New York 11 era Id when he reviewed "The Vica r In this classic the young actress appeared as Sophia, the younger daughter of the Vicar. Her work was so excellent that Edwin Thanhouser, president of tho company '.hat hears his name, decided she was worthy to play leading roles. And Company this season is the large and 1 during the negotiations (.hat followed perfectly-trained chorus. This section of the organization is composed large- Miss Leslie smiled happily. Miss Le;; , He's smile is attractive, because it is ly of you pit ;irt)-ts who have sung | a natural one. She is the kind of girl with important foreign organizations, i who always looks,on the hrighf side and not a f**w of them come direct | of life, and her smiles are never forefront the celehrated Italian ; horns j ed. They come easily because ihey schools. Owing n> the JCurop^an war ; are spontaneous. 9 many of these talented young singers sought, engagements in this country, so that, what is Europe's loss, mnsical-' ly speaking, is America's gain. The opera "Lucia Hi Lammerraoor," (The Rrlde of Lammormoor), chosen for production in Lethbridge by the San Carlo company, contains some of the most beautiful choral passages. r I A ease which created a great deal of interest around Grassy Lake was ! ten at night. heard on .Monday in District Court by The early closing affects the grocery ITis Honor .fudge Jackson when George trade but little, but tiie dry good.s iner-Jarvis and George. Henry appeared on chants claim that their lost*..would be a charge of stealing a quantiy of grain | too great and so are working double from Chas. T. Attwood, a farmer living j shifts. near that town. The men had been ------ accused of taking the grain to Grassy ' Lake, where it was received and disposed .of by \V. h\ Jarvis. C. F. P. Conybe�re, K.C., prosecuted for the crown and J. R. Palmer appeared for j the defense. At tho conclusion Judge Jackson found the two mwv not guilty. John William English, Carl Olson, Emmet Brenson, A. W. Jarvis, D. H. Stean and Hay Rule we-e. called as witnesses for the prosecution, while George Henry, George Jarvis and Wm, Jarvis were called as witnesses for the defense. On Tuesday morning W. F. Jarvis appeared charged with receiving and disposing of the grain, but the wown withdrew the charge. 10 DEFEAT MUTMBSM POLICE GATHER IN Caigary, Jan. S.-The first draftees from country points reported at Victoria barracks today. The men were cheerful and displayed an excellent spirit according to the. reports of tho officers. The proportion of men called from outside points and reporting was much better than the showing macU by the Calgary men. STILL HOPES i \ Toronto, Jan. 7.-^ ^Mail and Em-; pire special cable from London today \ says: "Albert Thomas, the French Socialist leader, interviewed by the Daily Chronicle said that the French working classes were waging war for_ the defeat and abdication of German militarism; that there might he some war weariness, but we are not pacifists." S PR! N iG CO U LEEPEO P LE F CROOKS AT STARLAND "Laugh, and the world laughs with you-cry, and you weep by yourself" contends winsome Marguerite Clark. There'll be no danger ot the latter if you see her in her latest Paramount Picture, "The Amazons," for it is a screamingly funny satire and is crammed full of hearty laughs. "The Am-aaons" will appear at Starland for the last, times tonight. "The Girl With the Million Dollar) Smile" has smiled he*r way into star-.j dom. In other words, Gladys Leslie Assorted Program de Luxe Two Part BILLIE BURKE in "GLORIA'S ROMANCE Toronto, Jan, 8. - Lady Randolph Churchill, according to a Mail and Empire cable, has returned to England from a long visit to Ireland, where she had special opportunity to see all sorts of people and to enquire into political and economic conditions. She contri-hutes an article to tge Daily Chronicle in which she compares the old time glories of Dublin with the new order uf things under the United Ireland convention. In conclusion she savs: (From Onr own CorresDoncIent) Spring Coulee, Jan, 7.-The weather is 3t.ll mild. Xo storm for a fortnight, you forgot to state that. � Christmas Eve a small daughter came to make her home with Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Munroe. Mr, John Barrus left the week before last to join the Royal Flying Corps in Toronto and expect to be scut to Fort Worth, Texas, after a few weeks. John could have been!*** exempted but chose rather to stand . In a raid on the Southard Block, three dope fiends were taken in tow together with about $100 worth of dope, needles and articles erf the trade. The three were Mr. and Mrs. Petti-piece and Peter Willianis. On Williams when found were 10 prescriptions for dope, a SI U. tf. bill raised to $10 by cutting out the figures of a ?10 bill and posting them on the one, loaded dice and everything in *he � lo-w down gambler's category. The trio 1 wore all found guilty and were given! suspended sentence with strict orders J to get out of town without delay. They went. v v a a ? a a DESTROYED EIGHT TEUTON MACHINES -"Looking back on the Chronicle of; between home and friends and invad- the last few months on3 cannot but j ing'Prussian militarism. Then here's ask onself Jf all this activity, this re- vlval of social amenities brought about by the presence of the convention on j^hich such high hopes are centred, is to come to naught." PRECARIOUS STATE Quebec, Jan. 8.--A shortage of food is reported by the Kiwest, one of four American steamers caught in the ice i in the River St. Lawrence, while try-iing to make tho eastbotind trip on December ti. All the ships are reported to be in a ^precarious condition. Quebec, Jan. 7.-The motion introduced into the legislature by J. L. Francoeur, dealing into the conditional secession of Quebec from the confederation pact will likely come up for de-f hate on January 15. So far a similar motion introduced at the last Quebec J 'bb.," city council meeting by Alderman Dus-' sault has not found a seconder. i ? ? v 240,000 SOLDIEHM* VOTED Ottawa, Jan. 7.-'Pwo hundred and forty thousand military and naval votes were ca&t overseas in tnc general elections. In North America tne naval and military vote totalled approximately 40,000. i> a > V v "good luck" to you John; wherever your lot cast, and m&y you come safe home again, e're 1918's past. Rev. Inglis preached according to schedule on "Food conservation and general economy." Friday evening, Jan. 11th the Spriiig | Coulee young people assisted by Mfss Lucile Horspool of Lethbridge and Miss Aileen McCarthy who is attending school there, will put on tho spectacular play "Two Little Rebels." The scenes are Ia.'d in the south and tho southern accent is rapidly being acquired. The negro servant parts are well sustained by Mrs. Herbert E. Kelly and Mrs. Harry Jolliffe. Quite a laugh provoking comedy takes place when they meet in Miss Virginia's (Miss Hoi-spool's) living room, also a ch.ldren's scene among them is very pretty. Others taking part are Mrs. Fred Greenwood, Miss Leaura Sco-fleld, Miss Francis Ripley, Miss Doris Waiter, Miss Doris Stafford and Miss Bertha Johnson. Before Hie curtain' rises on "Two Little Rebels" a lketo.li put on last August will be repeated by request. Mr. McCarthy will give a comic reading between the plays and Mr. Waldou Rice will give a darkle song after the plays, entitled "Cheer Dp Sam." Those plays are fmt on by the ladies' aid tor the benefit of S. C. Presbyterian ,church and will perhaps be repeated in Magrath and Oardaton for the benefit of the Red Cross Sooietj of Alberta. A painful accident, occurred Friday to Mr. Fred Bristle". The borsti he was riding fell on him breaking his leg midway between his knee and His (friends brought him on a. stretcher to the option where his family joined him, ail to Cards ton. t '� Mrs. Orrock spent New Year's day in L.ethbridge, her mother returning with her next day and' is now her guest, for a while. �Mr. Geo. Gulp is in Winnipeg, taking a course of instruction in engin-1 eering gasoline engines. We hope) these courses will be, available to many more whaA the agricultural college now in anticipation ia really located at Magrath. School opened Wednesday with Miss Sang of LothbNdge as teacher. ? a London, Jan. S.-British aviators on the northern Italian front in the course of the past week destroyed eight Austro-Gornian machines and forced two others to the ground, the British war office announced today. The British in the aerial engagements lost only one airplane. �> �> O *� a A ? ? a ? Two Reel Big L-KO Comedy "Mutt and Jeff," Joker Comedy Also Latest Current\Events A 3ig Show. TON/GHT 10c-25c "BLIF BLOOD AN AMATEUR ORPHAN" Also LONESOME LUKE In a Two-Reel Comedy "CLUBS ARE TRUMPS" AND RED" A Picture of Love and Adventure With GEORGE WALSH and DORIS PAWN IT'S A FOX TONIGHT AT 8.30 LAST TIME r The Distinguished Actor FRANK IRESON Supported by a Capable Company, in the New and Unusual Play, What the Press h -r _ Agents Say My Mother's Rosary" Prices .......... $1.00, 75c, 50c i In ii \ Cupici's Rival," 2000 feet of ^ Time in LaughxPositively Lethbridge. going by train AT THE OKPKEiJJVi Gloria'^3 Romance, featuring Hillie Burke, is appearing again at the Or- yheum tonight.^ AT THE EMPRESS One of tl^e most striking and realistic western scenes ever filmed was taken by Raoul.A. Walsh, director of ihe Fox "Film Corporation, in producing the new western drama, "Blue Blood and Red," at the Empress tonight. Walsh brought his company to New Mexico from California in order to take an actual\round-up in which more than 5000 cattle were "cut out." Moving the company of thirty players and the expense incidental to the change in program in taking the round-up parts of the picture added more than $10,000 to the cost of the production. Bat getting actual. matter to improve a drama comes ahead of any incidental expense in taking the famous Fox films. Glance at the Empress ad. tonight for Ihe comedy to be shown,, y AT THE MAJESTIC \ji large and appreciative -audience greeted the opening presentation at the"* Majestic Theatre, last night of the j new play "My Mother's Rosary," in t SUPERB GRAND OPERA EVENT MAJESTIC ONE NIGHT ONLY MONDAY, JAN. 14th at 8:15 / THE SEASON'S MOST EXTRAORDINARY THEATRICAL AFFAIR ONE COMPLETE, SUMPTUOUS AND ELABORATE PRODUCTION BY AMERICA'S MOST DISTINGUISHED SINGING ORGANIZATION I One Hundred Members. Large and Brilliant Singing Chorus. Magnificent Scenic, Costuming and Stage Property Effects. GREAT SYMPHONY^ORCHESTRA. / TWENTY WORLD-FAMOUS STARS. At! Coming by Special Train, and Presenting Donizetti's Opera Lucia DixLammerrnoor With a Cast of the Foremost Artists of the Company, Prices: $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00. Regular Seat Sale Now Open. "WITH THE MUMMIES' HELP" Christie; Comedy LAST TIMES TONIGHT," AT 7, 8.30 AND 9.45 MARGUERITE CLARK IN THAT SCREAMINGLY BUNNY OiOMEDY-D'RAMA THE AMAZONS ;