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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1C. 1918 THE LRTHBRIDGE DAILY HEI�Aa~D PAGE FIVE appeals to people Must Feed Enable Starving Them to Republic Armies To Defend London, Jan. IB.-Three appeals issued by the Bolshevik! government, hi Petrograd on Tuesday are contained In a Russian official wireless communication received here. One is signed by the council of people's commissaries for war and the central committee for army supplies and begins: "To all: Immediate help i.s necessary. The army which is stand ng patiently and bravely on guard for the freedom of the country, i.s perishing from famine, their provisioning has eoasod. Sevoral regiments are entire- Bia in th.'s fateful hour, do your duty immediately. The governmenfi) provisioning com mittees aro told it 1b their .duty to as-Bume responsibility for the buying and sending of food to the armies, "without sparing any means and im mediately with all your revolutionary energy in friendly cooperation to do what you think is necessary, including the ordering of compulsory work." Railwayman and others concerned with transportation aro warned that i found guilty of'volonce or disorder or attempts to capture military food stuffs they will bo punished severely. The proclamation says: "The army, confident in you, is ful filling its duty and awaiting your immediate help." Another proclamation addressed * "To nil the front, particularly the twelfth spec'al army," informs them that the central committee chosen by the delegates at the last conference o the armies has beon formed in Pef.ro-grad for the purpose of provisioning the armies, and calls for the fullest detailed information from local army committees regarding supplies and needs. It concludes: "Only by friendly cooperation, only by harmony and strong 'physical ef fort shall we be able to conquer the anarchy existing here." The tli rd proclamation begs all at the front to telegraph the cent ra products in  NOTHING DOING Washington, Jan. 1(1.-Widespread rumors untraceable to any source, that the United States., had received directly from Germany a peace proposal, or some other communication were deniod today by Secretary Lansing. cars on the New York, New Haven and New Hampshire Railroad and- on the Boston and Albany Railroad and have Secured plunder in army cloth and other merchandise shipped from New England mills, to the value of between $50,000fand f 100 000. federal authorities announced today. ? ****** 4**0>OO9 WILL BE SECONDED Quebec, Que., Jan. J6.-The Francoeur motion which comes up for discussion tomorrow in the legislature will be seconded by Messrs, A. Beaudrey and M. David. i* ? a v Eggs......... Cheese....... Beef, fresh and pickled..... Pork, fresh and pickled..... Ham, bacon and smoked meats Mutton and lamb Fish, all varieties ....... Fowl........ The increased 1,548,978 639,701 806,391 7,464,764 12,184,468 2,143,297 5,975,689 788,320 419,052 842,922 140,262 252,184 523,824 687,913 488,830 are take spruce off AT STARLAND From the very first foot of film "The Mysterious Miss Terry" which is ( Billie Burke's latest Paramount Pic- i ture, holds the attention and interest � at top notch. A mysterious cab is seen appearing out of the gloom of a London fog. It stops before a sta tely mansion and a veiled lady descends, peers cautiously around and enters the house. This inscrutable young person performs all sorts of kindly miracles for the people in her boarding-house later on in the picture, hut it is not until the final breathlessly absorbing denouement that her identity is discovered. Billie Burke in "The Mysterious Miss Terry".is appearing at Starland AT THE MAJESTIC Writing in the New York Evening Sun March 5, 1!>17, Stephen Rat.hbum said: In "The Brat" Miss Pulton has written a p?ay that Is well worth while. She is to be congratulated. It. is a comedy with a pronounced undertone of seriousness. While taking it in I laughed a-plenty-I couldn't help it-but between the laughs 1 felt the thrill and pull of something higher than mere mirthful-ness. I felt that one of the greatest of the world's poets lias called "the joy of elevated thoughts'' the rapture born of the communion with pure and noble reflections. "The Brat" will bo presented at the Majestic on Friday and Saturday, Jan. is and P.i. !:h spii'-ial matinee Saturday. An unu:'u;ii innovation i*i theatrical circles in Leihbridge, will be ;he in-trod net ion at. the .\7:> jr :t jr. TJh'h] ro next Monday. Jan. 21st of the Maudw Homiev.son company of players, who will open an indefinite engagement at tin* local play-house. The engagement will conin as a welcome relief to theatre; goers in thi- city, for it. will mean that the Majestic v, ill ho open, steadily each evening. The company being a mock company, will present; a difU'rent, pl.'.y each evening, the op-cetng bill for Monday night being �'The Lure of Wealth" by (loorgo Broadhur"!. l^iilcr part ieulars will be announced tomorrow regard.ng the engagement. RPHEU 10c-2t>c TONIGHT William Fox presents beautiful Virginia Pearson In l.is new drama of the Scottish heath, The War Bride's TONIGHT 10c-13c Secret holdings of about equal in Montreal, Toronto and Winnipeg. birth rate 1917 ouble death rate * * * * * * BOB' AU TO 11 VERY Closed and heated cart for city and co ntry trip*. Hospital cads r specialty. STALD, ALEXANDA HOTEL DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE Dr.A.'i .Spankie M.D., C. M. EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST. Office rooms. 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner Sth Ave. and 2nd St. Fast, Calgary-Office Phone M2848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and Ho.*so Surgeon. Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. New York City. 1911-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Board 274-21 C. B. Bowman, registrar of vital statistics, has completed his returns for 1917, showing the following results : 1917. 19lfi. B-rths........... 37tt 420 Marriages........ 224 212 Deaths ........... 178 193 Mr. Bowman explains that the birth figures show a falling off as compared with the 1916 figures owing to the fact that the previous year the figures were somewhat inflated. This was due to the fact that, for Patriotic Fund purposes, many children, in so*r�e cases whole families, who had never been registered at the time of birth^ were registered in 1916 to fulfil tbe requirements. Last year only actual births during the year were regi&ter-od. The birth rate, according to the figures for last year, was '3.11, while the death rate was only 1.61, so that the birth rate was almost double the death rate. There was an increase of 12 in the number of marriages ovt the preceding year. V'ctorla, B. C, Jan. 1C.-An order in council passed by the provincial executive late last night grants powers to the government to arrange with the Imperial Munitions Board for the immediate logging of airplane spruce upon all vacant areas of crown lands, and calls upon such holders to pro-} tonight and tomorrow, ceed frith the necessary operations forthwith. On failure to comply on the part of such holders the right is reserved to the minister to Instruct the department of lands tc# make its own arrangements in co-operation with the Imperial Munitions board, with equitable compensation to follow in respect to the timber so cut. In connection with the order in council now passed, Premier Brewster has wired to Premier Borden: "We look with confidence to your government to co-operate with us and if necessary to support our action by order in council under section six of the War Measures Act." "He-and per-New that AT THE EMPRESS Capacity audiences greeted demption," with Evelyn Nesbit her son Russell Thaw, at every formance at the Cohan Theatre, Yorjc during its presentation in city. * This latest and greatest of the season's outputs in the silent drama w.'ll commence an engagement at the Empress next week. All the way through the audience is held spellbound by the natural and heart-appealing qualities of this gripping story taken from life. Julius Steger is responsible for the MissBILLIE BURKE in "Gloria's Romance" More Thrilling Than Ever. A 2-Ree) L-KO Scream Latest Current Events and Mutt and Jeff Comedy. 6ther good pictures. A big show for the money. Remember it's at the Orpheum tonight. A Story That Lays Bare a Woman's Heart, HERE TODAY in "THE HERO" Brand New Two-Reel Scream. Positively first time in Leth- . bridge. 11 �ft MAJESTIC 2 Nigfiis, FRI. SAT., January THIS WEEK SATURDAY MATINEE it * 1 1 b elected peg bye-election Winnipeg, Jan. 15.-Robert, Jacob, Unionist, today was elected to represent North Winnipeg in the Manitoba legislature by a majority of 570 over B. R. Levinson, Independent. The vote was: Jacob, 2,921; Lavinson, 2,351. The bye-election was caused through the resignation of R. A. Rigg (Labor), who contested the seat in the recent federal election with Dr. Blake, Unionist, losing his deposit. DONTDWSElSSION MITCHELL LIVERY DAY OR NIGHT Wesley T. Flynn Phone 1750 TONGUE If Cross, Feverish, Sick, Bilious, Clean Little Liver and Bowels. Children love this "fruit laxative," and nothing else cleanses tender stomach, liver and bowels so nicely. A child simply will not stop playing to empty the bowels, and the result is; | tVoduced into the Quebec city council they become tightly clogged with i by Aid. Dussault, it may not find a Quebec. Jan. 15.-The Francoeur motion, which is expected to bring up in the Quebec legislature the secession of this province from the confederation pact, will likely be formally introduced Thursday. The most important statement upon secession is expected from Sir Lomer Gouin, premier of Quebec. There was some talk around the lob-I bles of the parliament building yesterday that the motion would not be carried because it is unconstitutional and because, like a similar motion In- THEY GAYE HER VINOL FOR BRONCHITIS And it Cured Her-Read ^^^^^ \ Mrs. Thayer's Letter West Somerville, Maw.-"I iuf-ftred from a severe attack of bronchitis, with a terrible cough, no appetite, no energy, no strength and loss of sir*p. The usual remedies failed to help me, but they gave me Vinol and it restored my appetite, stopped the cough and built up my strength so I am able to do my housework again."-Mn>. P. B. Thayer. We guarantee Vinol for chronic ->ughs, colds, bronchitis, because it i a constitutions! cod liver and iron emedy. Formula on every bottle. Coming Here Direct from New York City with the Original Cast and Production which Mi Broadway on October 20th, after 200 crowded nights at the Morosco Theatre. THE BIG LAUGHING SUCCESS 4 J. O. HfGINBOTHAM A CO., LTD Druggists, Lethbridge. Also at the best druggists in alt Alberta towns. - "BETTER THAN 'PEG O' MY HEART' " Brilliant Broadway Cast Support-inrj the Famous Comedy Star . . NEW YORK SUN. Rea Martin 1 NOT a MOTION PICTURE Seats SellIno Now at Box Office Same Prices as Elsewhere ____ ........... $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c AUC TIQN EERS We wish to announce that Peter LeValley and L. I. Nichol-Ron have consolidated their in terests as auctioneers and will conduct dales anywhere in the province. The best of workmanship and satisfaction guaranteed or no pay. For fiiilo dates, phone 1053 or " ..Rural. VuUrs for business, LeVALLEY AND NICHOLSON Auctioneers. D RAYING Of All K.nth * ' F WesternTransferCo, LiuiitHl office-C, P. H. Frtight ftlisdi PHONE* OUlt�........... 1161 6tabfe� .......... 1064 waste, liver gets Rlnggiah, stomach sours, then your little one becoraer cross, half sick, feverish, don't eat, | sleep or act naturally, breath la bad, system full of cold, has sore throat, stomach ache or diarrhoea. Listen. Mother! See If tongue is coated, tfcen give a teaapoonful of ''California Syrup of Figs," and in a few hours all the constipated waste, sour bile and undigested food' passes out of the system and you have a well, playful child again. Millions of mothers give "California Syrup of Figs" because It is pdrfectly harmless; children love it, and it never fails to act on the stomach, liver and bowels. Ask your druggist for a bottle of "California Syrup of Figs" which has ^ull directions for babies children of all ages and for frown ups plainly printed on the bottle. Bt> ware of counterfeits aold here 0�t the genuine, made by "California Pig Syrup Company." Refuse anv other kind with contempt.-Advertisement "FROM LONDON TO LARAMIE" TWO REEL LUKE COMEDY TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PARAMOUNT FEATURE LIE URKE IN Mysterious Miss Terry seconder. Commenc'ng Next Monday, Jan. 21 GRAND OPENING OF^AN INDEFINITE ENGAGEMENT OF THE Quebec, Hon. Mr. Que., J?n. 16.-Replying to Mitchell's budget speech, which was delivered in the Quebec assembly last week, Arthur Sauve, leader of the opposition In the house, dealt with the reference made by the treasurer to the Dominion order in council prohibiting the contracting of loans without federal consent. He supported the action of the Quebec govern-Jstnt in protesting against the order, and aaid that the least the Ottawa government could have done would have been to consult provincial governments and explain its Intention and the meaning of its action. Change of Play Each Night MAUDE HEN ERS0N DMFATIC REPERTOIRE Not Picvures THE CLEVEREST STOCK COMPANY EVER OFFERED HERE. COMPLETE SCENIC PRODUCTIONS ELABORATE COSTUMES ALL NEW PLAYS EXCELLENT COMPANY OPENING PLAY MONDAY NIGHT U THE LURE OF WEALTH A POWERFUL COMEDY-DRAMA IN FOUR ACTS, BY GEORGE BROADHURST. Vaudeville Specialties Between Acts Popular Prices....... 75c, 50c, 25c I .� L L * r -4 i 1 * y I. \ T L I . \ ;