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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JANUARY THE OAII..T PAGE AM A FA UDEVILLE PHOTOPLA YS MARKETS LtrMtnlr .WINNIPEG. Jan. local.oau market displayed a very firm under- tone today, due to the strength in Vnllod Slates wheat prices and (lie transportation problem there. Trade was of 'V leaeral character the market was dependent uyon the action o( (he American markets throughout the greater part of the flay, cash oats situation remains fame. Scarcity nf cars worries the buyers and as a consequence demand only fair, Urge. while- were There was very little trade record- ed on the barley fulare market, with1 juices firm In sympathy with the uiurket. Flax was inactive -with prices a stronger than yesterday. The. cash eituatlon remains about the same. Oats closed: Ho higher, barley IHc 2e to Ic higher, and higher. Winnipeg Markets (By Canadian YVIre) 1Y1SX1PEG, Carmen of Ylnnlpcj Electric coiuvany have lev- red their alietUace from the Inter- national and 'formed a, .new indepen- dent union uoattacked'ot any other un- oa or organization, fcul it is under- stood It; will affllfete with the One Big Union provWed tilt ortan- utfon alters U-u radical li Ha Objection to trues "paid the boon- daii determined the action of he men, officials stated. YThJs money, hey will be uieij only {or local Improvements. Funds already the Inter- national for insurance amounting to over HOO.OOQ will be lost to the mem- bers, however. Eleven hundred men Way........V. July l.tuy Jilay July, Open. Close. 92 ji 156% 481 137 481 4G9 Cash Prices No. 2 Q.W... No. 3 C.W. No, 1 Feed No. 1 Feed.." No. 2 Feed.. Jl'rack No. 3 C.W...167% No. 4 C.W...147% Rejected..................... -136% Track .....157H FLAX- NO.. 1'N.w.c............-..... Js'o. 2 CAV...470 No. 3 C.W. Condemned .441 Track RYE- NO. 2 C.W.................. New York Stocks YORK, Jan. sales: C.l'.li., 133Vi; United Statos Steel United States Steel preferred, 478 .441 475 are employed by the company; i89 Totes were fift of which 534 were In faror of seceding. It Is bettered a with, the International. Winnipeg Livestock WINNIPEG, Jan. at the Union stockyards this morning were CC3 cattle, hogs, and 423. sheep. Butcher cattle'wera slightly easier, while the quality of stock offered for sale today consisted riiostly ot med- iuui tp.cbmmou. a .limited Quantity ot choice animals to be disposed of. There were no sales of sheep and luriiba recorded and quotations are to decline before the' close of .today's market.'. V Tliere a heavy run of hogs in the yards today and bidding was steady with yesterday's close. Calgary Livestock f ,_ CALGARY, Jan. at the stockyards was again strong today. Three hundred and sixty-eight cattle, calves and 772 hogs .were unload- cd; choice steers Jl'0.85 to 511.25; med- linn steers, ?9 to J9.50; common, JG.5I) to ?7.50; ono choice heavy cow sold went at and a carload at ?3.25; good butcher-cows, tS lo {8.50 with'common cows ?6 to pood -veal, Ihcr'e was 'a demand for good feeding halters and for good fiteers but noun on sale. Hogs dropped back to J17.50 for selects off cars. REGINA, Jan. to the ex tent of more than was caus- ed at the %Ily power house this morn Ing, the relating parts of one of tho big steam turbines burst, and com pletely wrecked the unit The flying parts also temporarily smashed am put out ot commission'another unli alongside. As a: result, the streei railway system was at a standstill un til 10 o'clock this morning and lights were all. off around the city for two periods of about an hour each. The city is protected in the loss by the fact' that the wrecked unit was still working within the period of th guarantee given by the raahufactur steam turbine and-a-generator sup- plied by the 'General-.Electric com jauy. There are_; sufficient genera .ors in the old and .new city powe house to supply the city with powe and the street railway .and. lights ar again in operation.'r There was no on. lurt. That tho people of Lethbridge are ti'illijig to pay the price good thing was denoted by the ''capacily liou.se. a record olio in recent times lor a 52.00 sliow, at the Majestic thoa. trc. last night, when "Chin C'hin" was put on. There was only standing room available. With tho nlloii. the picco mel. Just, a Minute Toiiy'l Canadian Ltd. Wire Dctpatchei In Co-ndented' Form goods will be boy- Batted It the peace settlement with Is not, satisfactory to the MUB- elman, according lo a resolution adopted by Irfia Modems, who galh- red here recently in the all-Indian Khalifat conference. By another reao- utlon it was proposed to begin a iradiul cessation ot co-operation with he government In the event ot an ua- luccetsful peace with Turkey. Flood .work us forcibly brought to the at- tention of the people of Paris by the recent Inundation of parts ot the city' with heavy property, losses. Kiperts declare the recent flood could' have been prevented if the Marae canal project had been carried through at an expenditure of francs. rains causing loods throughout most of Italy.' The Arno and Tiber rivers' are overflow- ing. governor-gener- al ot Canada and Col. Ulggar; vice, president ot Uie air board of Canada vere the chief guests at a dinner'held ast night at the Windsor hotel, un- der the auspices of the Aeronautical Association of Montreal. large has become the work of the Saskatchewan Red Cross that the executive decided today to engage a commissioner and general supervisor who must be a medical man, with an overseas record. CANAWBOR F lures. She it supported, by a huge company. x To thoso tbaatre-goers who are look- ing lor "something different." "Sa- hara" will make n strong appeal. It. Is thoroughly enjoyable, and may well be classed as ono of the season's best pictures. will be shown at the Co- lonial ugalu tonight and ou Friday also. GREAT HEADLINE ACT ON MONDAY'S "HIP- SHOW AT COLONIAL On lUc new "Hip" vaudeville show which will be offered at the Colonial theatre next Monday and Tuesday, tho bigxeet. feature act o! the season will bo seen. Tills will mark the appear- ance of tho Halhburn Four, a quartet who style their iict, "Everything from Grand Opera to Jazz." A clever pot- pounV of operatic singing, and or- Annual Interview With Govern- meat This Moore Heads Deiegatioa (By CftRadiaii press Leased Wiie) OTTAWA. Jan. labor its claims to the govern- ment at Its annual interview this music Is offered by the quar- tenioon. -This year's representations Uet. Their saxophone quartet Is a big are of especially wide interest in vlewjfeaiure. other instruments played by of the proTlslons of the treaty of Ver- the Kathburus hi the act Include Mines and of the part played by banjos, guitars, comets, xylc- mlnion delegates at the phones, bells, vlo'lns, and the largest marimhaphone on the vaudeville stage. Vaudeville' patrons will thoroughly onjoy this act at the Colonial next Monijayl while the thieves made their escape In Waiting machines, is one ot the biggest coups ever accomplished by a motion picture director. Not only did the Universal company btaiu a number of wonderful scenes the interior of a beautiful Los Vngeles Jewelry store, but Director got the services of thousands f extra people absolutely without ost. Twelve cameras wc-re placed on the "oofs of; neighboring buildings, and housands ot feet of film were shot of tho tremendous crowd which had gath- red on Broadway to view the "Loot- ug" of Iho Jewelry stpro. Ora Ca'revv and Darrell Foss are the VANCOUVErt. In taking placa today in the civic elections. Great interest centres In the mayor- alty contest Mayor R. H. Gale, who international labor conference at Washington. The delegation was headed by Tom Moore, president of the Trades and Labor Congress. The chief reqnecti were: Legislation for- an 8-hour day and j4-hour. week, with establishment of a minimum wage adequate to Insure a fair itandard of living. :Hepeal of recent amendments to the criminal code imposing heavy fines for possession of certain literature. Action to restore to all workers the absolute rights to organize. i 'Encouragement ot the principle of collective bargaining. Assistance and cncotiregcmer.t to the formation of cooperative .socie- ties, with a view to reducing the cost of living. Further, that legislation be enacted to make the incorporation, of such socle easy. Revision of the machinery for in- vestigation and arbitration of Indus- trial -disputes. Proportional representation. On: the question of In which organized labor has always taken a'keen the delegation Is seeking a third term, is opposed by Alderman. Thomas Kirk, chairman of the civic finance committee. LOS Fratter, a njgress, today officially was listed as 115 years old by federal census enum- erators. She was born In South Car- olina, she said, and was sold eleven times as a slave, acting as ''mummy" to 52 white children and ran away, from her masters, only to be recap- tured each lime. soviet ark Bufford with Its cargo of 249 radical aliens is about to enter the Kiel canal; according to official dispatches re- ceived here today. While refusing to disclose the destination of the ship, officials said .i yen' good guess might be ventured, since passage through the canal has become known. It was believed that the Bufford would go to lliga, a-port in Livonia, lo discharge Is radicals for transportation across ho country Into soviet Russia. 'lad three recommendations to make: (1) Appointment ot a represents live of organized workers along with others on a central empire board. (2) Necessity of revision of the present method of admittance of Ori- WASHINGTON, Jan. endorsing the treaty of Versailles and denouncing as the atti- tude of senators 'who would defeat It directly'or by nullifying reservations was-unanlmously passed today by the Democratic national committee Iri ses- sion here. The arrogant Republican leadership of the senate was denounced as "hav- ing earned the contempt of the tiy throttling tho treaty for monlhs and tho senate ws seven called with upon to "unit playing politics" the peace treaty. LONDON HANGMEN, CAN'T SELL ROPE SO WANT WAGE INCREASE l-OXDON, Jan. public eiecutioners, the hangmen, xvant their wages increased and their claim lias been presented to the house of coin- mons liy a member of that body. Au- gustine Hallwood Inquired whether the government knew it was paying nim tl, u I lllc IHCUl: it augurs well for the new "cautioners no more than in pre war days. A government rcprcsenta- program, of which it is [tic first to visit the city. "Chin Chin" will be followed by the "Luck of the due here on -lammry 25th. In this piece, which comes direct from Hie Queen's theatre, London, Kng., there will appear 'Miss Muriel Jlartln Harvey, daughter ot Martin Harvey, mill Percy Hutchison, who has made een ordered executed by the TJ.S. department o! justice. Martens is snid to be the real leader of tho Com- munist parly in the United, States. United States will not demand immediate payment 01' the interest accruing ou loans to tie'allied hut will fund this nterest over a period of years until European finance are normal again, f congress approves the decision of lie .ways and means committee that this" should bo done. The ways and means committee point oul that in- terest on American loans-to Europe now amount to more, than and payment of this Is impossible tinder present conditions in Europe and with the present rale of exchange. provincial treas- urer announced, today, that the esll- nales for the mothers' allowance for he.'coming year "called for Last year's cstlnjales of for this purpose has all been .expended. Jan. Sidney t'l.iher, former ol agriculture, arldreBBed members of tho Inca! chap- ler of Jewish women hero lait nighl. He said the greatest danger in Can. ada was 'the indifference of the citi- zens and pointed to the control of na- tional affairs by commissions reapona. Iblo lo tho government and not to par (lament ne a proof of the menaced Tos3 of freedom and responsible govern, menl. RELEASE ALIENS FROM SURVEILLANCE SYDNEY, M.S.; Jan; Over alien enemies were released from po- llca surveillance yesterday on receipt of. instructions .from Ollaw.i.. cancel- ling''war-lime regulations which have la force for over five years. i FRENCH CAN SAVE YET 4 PARIS, Jan. have not lost their nbllily to saVa money. Figures showlni; bank balances for the porioil of Dec. 28 td Jan, 3, Just publlsh- ed, indicate that even during the holidays siiKis deposited 0 ceeded those, withdrawn by it- most cxtrtflly francs. Records indicate the number of doposliors was nearly iimcs Iho number who with- drew funds. entals by either total exclusion or in- ternational arrangement limiting the number of one to a thousand popula- tion. (3) Elimination of any system whatever of bonnsing tot the Intro- duction 'of industrial workers. Most Important ot the requests made was one for legislation enacting an eight-hour day and a 44-hour week. In presenting .this claim. the delegation submitted in a written memorandum that: efforts to; establish this short- er work day and week-and an adequate wake have been -tho most fruitful causes of 'strikes.., "The justice of the claim for a maximum 8-hour day is recognized in the treaty of peace, to which Canada is a signatory. "The Washington conference (league of nations, labor section) almost unanimously adopted a draft conven- tion declaring for the universal ceptanco of the principle of an S-hour maximum day and a minimum condi- tion in except a few oriental coun- tries." The memorandum, added that. Can- ada is more fortunately placed than many other, countries, as regards materiol for her industries, and there- fore, is able to adopt more than the scant minimum provided in the gen- eral convention. Therefore, the dele- gation asked for the 'halt-holiday on one day of the six, making a 41-hour week. slars In "Loot." (he Universal to bo shown at the Colonial ou Saturday. Graphic situations follow one olher In rapid succession Ihroughewt Ihe entire story, and maka this plc- turlzatlon o! tho famous Saturday Kvenlng Post's serial, bj Ar thur Soiueu Koche, an absorbing photodrama. lu addition to the featu.o on Satur- day only, the latest episode ot "Elmo the and the funniest comedy ever seen here, "Dull Care." In which, Ijrry Semon appears, will also shown. A big special rcittnee for the kid-, dies will be staged In. the afternoon. DOUSLAS FAIRBANKS A ClOM-Up (By ijfarie R'ysklnd.) Five smashing, daslilng, crashing reels With Douglas Fab-banks as the hero; A girl whose wlnsomenew appeals; villain worse than Nero. Take these and mix Ihem thoroughly (Doag's'always ready for a And scatter them o'er land and But you can't break what Doug can'i fix up! You ought to see how Douglas climbs! Some acrobat? You said a face full! Unlike these comewhat labored Ills manner's easy, lithe, and grace- ful. He climbs up roofs; he climbs up trees; He any sort ot climate; He climbs upon his hands and knees; He climbs so well that 1 can't rhyme it! He gets the his He also gets the girl he's after; Besides, he gets the People's Vote Because his middle name is Laugh- ter. He puts Ihe Jinx upon the blues Andtis tho public's benefactor, Which ds the reason.why 1 choose And. label him "My Favorite Ai tor." "LOOT" TO BE BIG SATURDAY FEATURE AT COLONIAL Street traffic in Los Angeles was blocked for.r.rMhour recently while Director William C. Dowian snd.his Universal coiiipany "Looted" the largest store in the city. The big robbery ot the jewelry slore by a gang of fifty crook's and tho sub-; sequent holding up of the city traffic, production of sugar in Germany in the past year shows a decrease of SO 2-10 per cent, as compared with 1918. Vast quantities of beets hare not yet-been harvested. The number still burled in Silesia is estimated at pounds. CARDIFF, shortage of oteel bars has caused the eloping down of several Un plale mills, here and thousands have been thrown out ot work as a result. i ot lha Iron Mounders' union, who havo been on strike for Increases since' Sept. 20, have rejected tho compromise of- fer of employers by a vote' of to appeals for aid are pouring into tho city hall dally at an alarming rale, drastic action Is to ba taken Immediately to relievo tho uncmplyomenl situation. A survey of all women employed .by the city with a view to dismissing those not sell- supporting or helping to support oth- ers will bo begun Immediately, and the mayor recommends lhal business con- cerns take similar steps. ST. CATHARINES, Tomplaln, who shot Alex. Mrs. Edward Goidall yesterday morning, because sne refused to clone with him, and then iVo nu'ncls inlo liii own body, died at the Ocncr.1l and Marino hospital during the night. To Anyone Alble to Prove That Ihe1 Thrilling Aerial Stenei and Acci- dent Shown In the -Photoplay "The Grim Are Hot Genuine, There isn't a jail In the counlry (hat Houdlni cnh'l break from. There isn't a handcuft made that will hold him. There Isn't ANY contrivance hnowji to the police forces of the world that will hold him. He is tho man who was thrown olf Brooklyn Ilridge in New York, his hands manacled, his body thrust in a strait jacket and then locked In a (ilrong hoi. He came out of Iho water FRBB. There is not a person In the LAST TJMES TONIGHT WALLACE REID "THE LOVE BURGLAR" Also KEYSTONE COMEDY and OFFICIAL BRITISH GAZETTE Adults 25c FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Douglas Fairbanks izona rholo world able to tell how he does Iheso slntits. stunts Hat are lltllo less than miracles. A lot of people think thoy know, but that's as far as they sol. Houdlni himself appears In "The ,__ Clrlin tho Paramount-Arlcraft feature which Is shown here three it nays starting today. A picture full of thrills that is one long thrill Itself. Remember ll't at the Empress. Thero is a reason why the big ones play the Empress, of course. The original "Arizona" on the grcnt crowds averywhcre for years.. With no gailcplng Lieutenant, no wild prairie, no I'alrbankal sea'lt now on Iho screen with ill 'th'eso "SAHARA" IS WONDERFUL So gor-' possessed of such unusual Colonial thealre list night, that mere dramallo value is. the ori- ental spectacle which opened at the words fall to describe it. It is a gor. geous, glittering pageant of the orient. It Is a colorful pleturltatlon of Paris In her gayest mood, ret withal its pa- gdantry and gayely. It holds a story of a woman's soul, ot g. woman who renounces all that she. holds dear for the glitter of it all. Lincoln Highway pinna a paved Louisa Qlaum, 'the celebrated ac- hifchwny from lUo, llmlstui lilvcr to.lress, Men In the leading role, anii the Mississippi by ti.i of 1S20. iluwi somo wonderful work In tho plc-i HALF LEAP YEAR'S DANCE tN K, of P, HALL Friday, Jan, 9th the Raymond Orchestra In Attendincf, Ltdlet Come and Show OenU i Good Time ArfmlMlon: Ladles and Partner Lidles without Partner 60e; Qentt without Partner 75c. t EMPRESS TONIGHT .Prices 10c and 35c THEGRIIIGAlf DIRECTED Bf IRVW THE ONLY AIRPLANE COLLISION IN THE CLOUDS EVER PHOTOGRAPHED YOU WILL GASP AT THIS AMAZING PHOTOPLAY Augmented Orchestra and Other Attractions. It Costs No More to the BEST. COLONiAL-Now Playing Today, and Friday BEflUTY CLOTHED INREGflLGOWnS- PORB HER GflYEST flNDCfllRO WHERE NONE KNOW CflRE A SUPERB.ORCHESTRAL ACCOMPANIMENT Orchestral Features: "Poet and Peas- overture; "Indian Love prelude; Dl selection. Direction Chas. Bereiforl PRICtS Matinees Daily st 10o ;