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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 8 THE LETHB^0G#'#Alt-Y. HERALD MAJESTIC THEATRE Two Nighfs, Fri. & Sat, Jan, 17. & 18. ED. W. ROWLAND AND EDWIN CLIFFORD, (Inc.) ---OFFERS- A NEW PRODUCTION OF HUMAN INTEREST I irlil. The Great New York, Chicago and Boston Success OSARY FOUNDED UPON AN EMBLEM OF PURITY -By Edward E, Rose- PLAY A rWKT PRODUCTION AST A UlVCni I SERMON A GREAT cp Written and Staged by the Author of More Successes Than any Other Playwright in the World Seats on Sale at Kenny & Allln's Drug Store PRICES : : : : : $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c; Gallery, 25c. P TH EATRE Canada's Finest Photo-Play House To-night AN EXCELLENT PROGRAM HEADED BY 'Love's Sacrifice* A Special Two-Reel Feature � J-OTHER GOOD- ( � Extra Special WATCH FOR DATE AND FULL ANNOUNCEMENT OF GREAT ANNIVERSARY NIGHT Large Increase in Attendance Good Evidence of City's Growth Program To-day Program Fri.& Sat. THE LASH OF FATE LOVE VS. MONEY- A Stirring Western Drama A Strong Drama. A Two-Reel Feature. THE THUNDERBOLT- An Exciting Story. EVIDENCE OF THE FILM- Another Stirring Drama THE 4:40 EXPRESS Strong Drama of the Railroad. SIMPLE SIMON AND THE ELEPHANT-COMEDY A Real Genuine Side-Splitter. A COMEDY OF ERRORS- THAT LOVING MAN- A Genuine Comic A Funny Comedy. E WOLVES ABOUND RANGER RIDERS SAY THERE IS MUCH TO THRILL THESE CHILLY DAYS MATINEE EVERY DAY WE ARE FIRST WITH THE LATEST J. B, GASKELL'S ORCHESTRA IN ATTENDANCE Illustrated Song by Frantc E. Evans. "TAKE ME BACK TO HOME ,SrWEET HOME" 10c AND 1oc. HENRY FRANKLIN GADSBY -The well-known Canadian writer. Donaldson Line Steamship and Railway Tickets FROM ALL POINTS IN EUROPE Can be purchased on this side and forwarded to your family or friends. Our Way of handling this business is impossible to beat. Your passengers -will receive full instructions. We advise you when they will reach their destinations. RATES THE VERY LOWEST. RESERVATIONS MADE SAILINGS EVERY WEEK For full informaticu see steamship and railway agents, Or write- H. E. LIDMAN, Gen'l Agent. 450 Main ftreet, Winnipeg, Man. Ga I if or nia , Excursions from Seattle !$ 3 7 -SAN i FRANCE SCO '..'and return good T1Ll'mAY31  BE\RTH AND MEALS INCLUDED .)uke low rates to other. points i-TRAV^L BY' SEA on the, big ,Ocepn-troinjr f'iSteamsMps PRESIDENT or GOVERNOR.-}8end:folr,;free illustrated booklet of California Hotel* aud;ff�e map of the Pucific Coast t ^ Be �ure t^taajerve Berths in advance ^cmCzmj STEAMSHIP CO. tfrV^M'imm, Dan. Aft. Pin. Dapf. SEATTLE, WASH '4 At .Starland ', The interior cf Starland is vapidly being transformed into a veritable fairyland. Electricians and decorators are working day and night, and when the final stages of the renovation are completed, Starland will be among the finest photo-play theatres ; in the city. The new motion icturs ' machinery lias arrived, and is nuw being installed;. It is the most up-to-; date and modem pattern obtainable, and will project a picture 100 per cent, perfect The management are making preparations for a special opening of the "new" Starland, this night being given in conjunction with the second anniversary of the open> ing of the popular playhouse. =� * * "The Rosary" A new play to be produced in this city at the Majestic Theatre next Friday and Saturday is F.owland and Clifford's beautiful production, "The Rosary," from, the pen of Edward E. Rose. The play deals with the conditions in the American hemes of the present day. � In some homes the cause has only just begun, while in others misery and sorrow are always at the door. "The Rosary" has just completed a three months' run in Chicago and is now packing the Garden Theatre, New York City, nightly. * * * At the Empress Last night's bill at the Empress proved to be- a popular one. The same will be shown tonight, and all 'who have not seen it yet should take this opportunity. The management has secured some splendid attractions for Friday and Saturday: "Love- versus Money" is a strong, interesting drama. "Simple Simon and the Elephant" and "That Loving Man" are two genuine laugh T. roduesrs. "Tfjaa Evidence of the Film," Is another- powerful drama, d2L Dieting the discovery of a real crook by, the .'moving',' picture. Mr. JBvait* wihsing ''T>lve' me back to Home, Sweet Hom-b." Matinee- every day. Bring the kiddies. IS AN 'EARL NOW Fr-edertcton, -N.B., Jan. 15.-Hon. Thomas Ashburnham received a- cable today announcing the death of ,hiB :-unclet the Ttiarl of Ashburaham, in England. -Hon. Mr. Ashburuhim, who /has A resided here for several years', succeeds >to the title and estate In Bngld.nd': -, Magrath, Jan. 14.-Riders coming in from the range, particularly those employed by the Mclntyre ranch, south of Magrath, report the presence of wolves and coyotes among the herds, and assert that they are making serious inroads on the cattle. Old timers declare that, never in their recollection have they seen the coyotes as ferocious as they are this year, the stories revealing almost incredulous facts in respect to the habits of tlie animals. � On the Mclntyre ranch several wolves have already been killed, but there is one fierce animal that thus far has defied all efforts toward his destruction. He is & leader of a band cf coyotes, numbering about thirty, an d is said to be as fleet of foot as a deer, and his cunning and- ferociousness is incomparable. Lured forth by the darkness' and the anticipation of a sure feast, the pack sallies forth at night, attacking small herds in the most unlikely spots o/njthte ranch. The cattle naturally stampede, but they are no match for this gaunt, silent pursuer, and his howling kinsinen. He overtakes the prey first, and in a tVvinklingshamestrings tie poor steer. The pack %oon devepir the animal and another itfetim is ^sought. It is a peculiarity of the wolf-leader that he rarely enters into the slaughter himself, but is satisfied in wounding the beast, leaving it to his following. It is strange that ne,stays with the coyotes, as most all o�, the wolves seen on the plains roam 'alone, shunning company rather than- courting it. His howl, according to the cowboys, is heard only occasionally, and may be distinguished from the shrill cries of the coyotes by its deep, awful tone. The depredations of the pack have become serious, and a' determined effort-is being made to get the wolf. It is believed that by killing him the courage of the coyotes will fail, and they will give up their career of destruction, on such a "wholesale scale, at least. The boys from the ranch also report the capture of an eagle. It had evidently forsaken its haunts in the Rockies and, penetrating too far into the unfamiliar prairie, had flown, aim. lessly on. During the capture the great bird was only slightly injured, and the boys on the ranch tied a bell to its neck, and it waB allowed to once more go out into the world, free. This seems to be. the season for surprising adventures, for a local man had the pleasure this fail of capturing a real deer on this same ranch. Harold Wood, the local butcher, was the man, and a nice big stag was the fruits of his long ride. He was riding the range one day looking over some cattle, and, sighting the deer, prdmpt-ly gave chase. He determined to capture the animal, if possible alive. Tfce chase kept up for several hours, and it began to look as though the hopes of bringing home such a fine and unique trophy as a deer, would go unratified. At length they came to the Milk River. Mr. Wood was riding full speed with the deer ahead making straight for the water. Arriving at the bank it plunged headlong into the stream. If he was going to save the beautiful animal he must act quick, so whirling his lariat, he cast it for the deer's horns. The thro'w was true and he succeeded in getting the splendid prize to land in an exhausted condition. But it was worth while, and Mr. Wood was the envied sportsman of Magrath fdr several weeks. ' During the year 1912 there were 1816 children in actual attendance in the schools of Letlibridge P. P. School District No. 51. 1 For the year the average attendance was 1122, and the number of teaching days was 197. The figures covering the attendance for the past two j-ears are as follows: P.O. 1912 1911 Inc. Enrolment for year 1816 1601 13 Average daily attendance ...... ...... 1122 98 25 In this connection the superintendent's report says: "Our population during 1912 was more stable; consequently pupils did not change so often." At the beginning of the present term there were -16 members on the staff including Supt. Hamilton and the three supervisors of special departments. From now on Letlibridge will rank with other cities so far as schools go in that all pupils are now given vocal instruction, Miss Lombard having been engaged as supervisor of music. Supt. Hamilton in his report also advocated that in future the school board publish' its annual report in pamphlet form. This is done in Edmonton and Calgsry. Four new teachers have been added to the staff since the close of the fall term in December. Auditors' Report. W. A. Henderson & Co., official auditors, submitted* their annual report. The income for the year amounted to $83,8-12.61 against an expenditure of $89,062.89, leaving a deficit on current account of $5,220.27. On capital account the receipts were $134,312.50 of which $95,874!32 has been expended for Galbraith, Manual Training, Hardieville and Physical Culture schools; The balance on the .credit side of 'this account is $34,600. The=balance on hand'at the end of the year on back accounts was $30,-876.22. Tliere was some discussion as to whether the school board should undertake to bear' $50 of the expense ol-bringing special swimming instruct}', or Mr. Brown ttrthe Y. M. C. A., the association to bear the remainder of the $100 expense. The matter, was left in the hands of the school management committee to; make a special report.c- ju-- .-aw2--s.--- TAXES GAS SUPPLY MEDICINE HAT HAD TO DRAW ON THE NEW HARGRAVE WELL Medicine Hat, Jan. 15.-Some time today the gas supply on this side of the river will be augmented by the additional supply from the-Hargrave well. This well, which was purchased a little over a year ago by the city from Mr. J. C. Hargrave, has been used by the city up till now to supply the wants of the people on the other side of the river. The demanag on ths present welts which are supplying several industries, besides the.many homes, have become too great/ and a new" well is to be sunk in Central Park. In the meantime, to prevent any shortage. .Gas Supt. Craft has had the Hargrave well temporarily i attached to the main supply, j This is being done by the. laying | of a four-inch main across the foot-walk of the Finlay bridge, ana is turned into the mains'at the regulator station in the Riverside Park.: Off to a Good Start This morning early found the Busy Corner . Store filled to its capicity-with the wonderful array of tempting bargains we had expected a big rush-but the store packed to the doors was more than we had anticipated. We venture to say not one customer went away without a thought something like this in her mind--"Well they do as they advertise"-Tomorrow many new bargains will be offered-each day sees something new on the list that can be truly called a Real Rummage Sale Bargain 'Bxtrat cjaipiity striped Flannel*-"-ette-, .g-(wcl':'\VJfit.h, worth Irom IQc to 1 $o yard: fast coloring; One of our extnl special bargains. 700 yards of best English Print regular 121/2o! 15c-while- they last-any quantity at the ridiculously low price of 71c � 1 200 yds. of Plain and Fancy Silks on sale, / values up to $1. J.I Dress elbows W* all kinds-worth from 50c up to $1. per yd. Underwear Given Away Choose any two garments from our high grade stock of Ladies' Underwear, and we will give you ONE of the same quality FREE. This offer applies to our stock of Women's Underwear only. Every Fur Must No reasonable otter refused for the; balance Of Mi' small Furs. { The;Hime; for Profits has ..pa^sed^ it's' only/ a question of clearing the stock Now iiSyour very best chance to save/;' , , ,,......... Be on the Lookout for the Yellow Bills Every yellow bill is numbered and if j-our ;ex>upon bears .the right number, any of the following articles are yours:: Satin Underskirt, Silk Ivimona, Down Comforters, Walrus Purse> Evening^Searf, Stetson Hat, Man's Sweater. RYLANDS & CO. WAS HIED IN PREPARING A HEALTH BILL Ottawa, Jan. 15.-Hon. Dr. Rpche, minister of the interior, has been working on.a bill io create a department o� health, and has !'. in such shape- that he v/ili submit, it; within a few days to the committee of the Privy Council appointed to consider the subject. '-';�' 10 KEEP BOYS OUT OF POOL S WINNIPEG'S NEW MAYOR STARTS CRUSADE TO PROTECT THE YOUTH OF CITY The British army's new field wireless, equipment is so compact tba', all the apparatus for a station can be carried in knapsacks "ov four men Winnipeg, Jan. 16.-At the suggestion of-Mayor Deacon, who .advised the.civic market, license and: relief (committee yesterday,- that b-e had heard many complaints; drastic: action is to be taken to compel the pro-prietors of pool, rooms in the cify to keep young boys out of the premises. The committee.decided to ask the pciice commissioner to put this, work in the hands- of the morality department,, which will detail plain clothes men on the- job. In.the past the work of inspecting .the billiard and pool rooms of the city has been left mainly to the -city license department, which, it la admitted, Is under-' minned. - : � i- WOMAN TOLD STORY OF ILL-TREATMENT WHICH TOUCHED JURYS' HEARTS Paris, Jan. 16.-A wife's right to shoot her husband in self-defence, after be had made her life a torture, Avas successfully raised as a defence at the Seine Assize couTt, when a charge of murder was brought against Mme. L'Hoste, a .handsome woman, who described her married existence in bitter words to the jury. The case resembles that of Mme. Block. Many witnesses testified to the unhappy relations between M. and Mme. L'Hoste. The husband's favorite maxim, said onej was "A man of the world ought to be able to live without doing any work." Daily brutalities, said Mme. L'Hoste were followed by his proposal that she g'ive up herself to a life of shame;* -At last she went to live in. a flat hired by her grandfather, and began -proceedings -for divorce. On July 1 ber husband entered her flat at ten o'clock at night. - "After taunts," said Mme. L'Hoate, *' he tdld me 1 must give up the divorce petition, or sign a bill for him for 10,000 francs ($2,000)V- I refused. He struck me. He took me by the throat, trying to strangle me. I secured a revolver, believing it to-beat halt cock, and wishing only to frighten my husban'd, but it went. off. I didjglj I could for -my; husbah.d, setift-ing"for"-the-.doctor and 'prtea^.'andsiit* that moment I would, indeed, have given all to save him." The jury acquitted her, in spite.of the declaration of the public prosecutor, that "no one possesses the right to kill her husband, whatever his faults." 1L AND STEAMSHIP D. A. THOMAS, WELSH MAGNATJ SEEKS TO HOLD SOUTH AMERICAN BUSINESS < London, Jan. 10.-To supply t' west coast of South America with c from the mines of West Virginia a Kentucky is the intention of MY A. Thomas, who is on beard t ' Mauretania. Mr.