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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, January 20, 1913" THE LETHBfclDGE DAILY HERALD Page 7 THEATRE CANADA'S FINEST PHOTOPLAY HOUSE Program Tonight and Tomorrow JOHN SIMPSON'S HEIRLOOM (A Two Reel Feature) A Strong Interesting Drama THE PARALYTIC- A Stirring Drama THE "TOPSY-TURVY" LOVE AFFAIR --Comedy- A Comedy With Sixty Laughs a Minute MATINEE EVERY DAY WK ARK FIRST WITH THE LATEST J. B. Gaskell's Orchestra in Attendance Song by Mr. Frank E. Evans, "1 Want You All the Time" of itish in CONSERVATIVE PAHTV NOT INTERPRETING DEMOCRATIC TENDENCY OF THE PEOPLE PRICES 10c and 15c Starland's Anniversary Tonight will doubtless bo the big-Rest night In the history of Starland, on tho occasion of the special anniversary performance. The theatre has been completely decorated in an elaborate manner, and will present a pleasing appearance. Many splendid features are to be shown on the program. First and foremost will be the initial appearance here of Miss Amy Lawrence, Starland's newest soprano. The great picture attraction will bo the stirring production, "The rireat Sacrifice," a two reel subject, 7>roduccd on a scale of immense magnitude, and unfolding a plot wonderful in its realism, tremendous in its many sensations, and vivid in its numerous great spectacles. Several other line attractions will ;ilao bo shown, the whole making up program never before equalled in 'he annals of any photoplay theatre In the city. * *  Empress Theatre's Success Tho popularity of the new Empress Theatre is increasing by leapB and bounds. Last Saturday evening the pretty and comfortable photoplay house was crowded to capacity at overy performance, and it was with great difficulty that the management found accommodation for the many xatrons. That the theatre is furnishing high class photo films there is jio doubt. No more attractive offerings" could one have wished to see than the strong two reel dramatic feature, "Love Qf Money," and an excellent story,' "T.he Evidence of the Film." To offset the dramatic side two mirth provoking- features were .shown, namely "Simple Simon and the Elephant," and "That Loving Man." The former film revealed the experiences of one Simple Simon who in order to recover his fiancee was induced to enlist the s-ervices of an elephant to find hei>. The adventures of the loving man kept 'the audience in constant good humor and there were many who came back again to have another laugh at comedy. Frank Evans' illustrated song, "Take me back to Home Sweet Home" was received with tumultuous applause, while G-askell's orchestra added variety to the program with several attractive comic opera selections. A word of congratulation may be tendered the Empress management for the interior decoration of the theatre in the form of the attractively painted panels. The theatre is also well tak-tii care of in the mattor of heating and ventilation. It looks as if the Empress intended to aim solely in offering its patrons photoplays of ex-isllence, judging from itB reputation since' the doors were first opened to ilie public a week or two ago. Tonight's program will again be of interest, the feature being ['Sir John Simpson's Heirloom." JOHN ROBERTS A BAD' MAN Brockville, Out., Jan. 19.-John Roberts was sentenced, yesterday to one year ut nurd labor in the Central prison, and to receive twenty lashes, for^i indecently assaulting Maude Hewitt,' a young woman, early on. the morning, oil January .1. The assault was committed in the Holiness Movement Church, at Glenmore, following a v-afebnignt service, Ten lashes will be imposed one month after admission to the prison' ;md the other ten, ttaee months later.' TOWN IS IN DANGER Park Gity, Jan. I.8.-Snow on tine mountains, threatens to break loose ,,nd crash down.upon the town. Three slides already have occurred, one yes-i unlay, burying .two men and a four-1 .n'Ku team , 's : > Berlin, Jan. 20.-In a leading article in the Vossischej&eltung, entitled "The Downfall of Chamberlaiplsrn'', Vice-Admiral Hoffman, retired, .declares that neither the people ,q|, Bri-.. tain nor tho dominions have been persuaded of the advantages of Irnper-ialism as understate! by'the. Conservative party. Democratic Imperial-inni, he says, has gained, the day and "This is one of the most brilU^t.rfv: suits achieved by'Liberalism in England." �" ' �". ; ; Vice-Admiral Hoffman contends that tho official class of officers of the-army and navy in England have of, late succumbed to Vms democratic spirit which has ever, spread to tlto dynasties of Europe.; He shows also that the number of persons who emigrated from England has increased from 9Ll,000 in 1908 to 262,000 in 1911, and adds that only 22,000 Germans emigrated in; 1911. Another retired navy officer, Can-tain Von Eulwcttcr dealing with British Imperialism in the "Dei-Tag" is apparently relieved by convictions that the Dominions will have none of it. He declares that when the matter is more closely consider-I ed very much water has to be added to the wine of British enthusiasm. Concerning the colonies, Captain Von Eulwctter arrives also at the conclusions that the Canadian and Malayan warships need not have any influence disturbing to Germany as England's lacks room in which to j Jay down more ships, cannot find | workmen to build them and would have difficulty in getting them armed in time. . One point,. he says, stands out clearly, .namely : that these Germans havo been proved perfectly right who anticipated that' England would take advantage to. the I utmost of her powers of 'circumstanc- j 1 es. Germany has gone back temporarily to a program 0f two new warships a year. Nothing c v.'�H bespeaks the popularity of a theatre as its ability to stand first and foremost in the esteem of the public TO-NIGHT Extra Attractions Special Grand Anniversary Performances TO-NIGHT Splendid Features TO-NIGHT First appearance here of Miss Amy Lawrence Star Soprano u Recently with Geo. EdvfurdeV, principal London CopnJiaiiieBJ' A Distinct Npvelty. TO-NIGHT OUR TREMENDOUS "HEADLINE" ATTRACTION 1^ The Great Sacrifice, [ In Two Reels. Marvellous Battle Scenes-Countless Soldiers in Conflict-Bursting Bombs-'Shrieking Shells-The most wonderful production ever attempted We uphold the Starland name with this feature TO-NIGHT ALSO SHOWING Father and Go'l-Father PERFECT DRAMATIC PORTRAYAL. "The Amorous Trombonist" -AND- "The Jerry Builder" TWO SCREAMING COMEDIES Thames Valley Flood INTERESTING SCENES Some Very Interesting Gossip from the Flourishing Pass Mining Camp Mr; Robertson was for some time in charge of the Passburg school, where he was very successful with the children. Passburg's loss is Hillcrest's gain, and we trust that Passburg will be able to get a worthy successor to their late teacher. On account of the severe we'ather the Crows Nest Pass is experiencing just how the mines are all on the verge of closing down. Snow has been falling for forty-eight horns with only an occasional lct-up, while the away down below Hillcrest, Alta., Jan. 15.-Maple Leaf, a small mining camp situated between Bellcvue and Passburg, w�s the scene of two fires during the past few days. Tho first alarm was when a small house on the outskirts of the thermometer is town was razed to the ground. The zero. The various mines in this dis-damage was confined entirely ,'to the Met are finding it impossible to one building, and the loss entailed �ope with the rush orders eonvng in was a matter of a few hundred dol- every day, many of them, he'ng unlaw, not covered by insurance. The able to supply their regular custom-second conflagration occurred onMon- ors. In places where the mines have day evening when the wash-house be- outside, haul^e to any ext.nt the longing to the Maple Leaf Collieries steady drifting of the snow necessi-went up in smoke. The blaze was tates the continual presence of a first noticed about nine o'clock and gang of men in order to keep the imrrrediately a volunteer lire fighting tracks in shape. At Bellcvue, the 10 be business man NEW IDEA WHICH IS URGED ON PEOPLE ENGLAND TO OF BE London, Jan. 20.-"The dignity of business," is the battle cry of a new crusade here to tounu a central bureau under the joint direction of the business men and the educational authorities to guide the best scholastic ability to serve the country in business. - It seems strange that in a country which owes everything to business i-t should be a tradition oi her public schools to despise bus'-ness and to consider it a waste of intellect to devote clever boys to a commercial john p. white dent UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA SHOW CONFIDENCE IN PRESENT LEADER Indianapolis, Jan. 19. �- John P: White was re-elected president of the United Mine Workers of America, over A. Bradley, by 05,668 votes. The committee which has been canvassing the vote since Dec. 16, pompleted its work today and made the announcement, Frank J. Hayes, of Illinois, had no opposition, to re-election as vice-president. Edwin Perry; o� Iowa, was re-elect- career. That is the complaint of tho ed secretary-treasurer over his two a from $5 to $305 MR. BARSKY DID LITTLE STUNT AT FERNIE AND MADE* GETAWAY Fernie, B.C., Jan. 17.-Rev. J. P. Westman, of Calgary,, the Methodist Field. Secretary for Alberta and British Columbia, under the department of Young People's.Society and Sunday School work, who has been assisting Paster J. F. Dlmmick, of the Fernie Methodist Church, during the past week, with special /services,' left, on this morning's, train fori Cranbrqok, whore n� will remain over Sunday. On Monday night a lecture on. Canada corps was formed to check the blaze They only worked for a short while-before they were forced to leave the building to the mercy of the names, as the heat exploded .several cans of powder that had been placed in the wash-house to thaw. These explosions occurred at irregular intervals for close on two hours and occasioned considerable alarm among the sur- mine' operated by the West Canadian Collieries, is shut down for some time on account of the bad state of the boilers. The necessary repair work on these will take considerable time and many of the men are leav-in the camp, not caring to wait around, indefinitely until work is again resumed. Wra.' Brown, until lately machinist originators of this movement, who desire to set the best intellect of tho younger generations for business purposes instead of their being utilized for the civil service here and in India and the professions. At the proposed central bureal the names of employers and applicants will be registered so that they can be brought in touch. H. E. Morgan, a partner in the great newspaper distributing firm of W. II. Smith and Son, says rounding camps. By a great streak of at Hillcrest, has obtained the posi-luck none of the numerous onlookers tion o( manager with the Chinook were injured by the debr'.s scattered Coal company at, Lethbridge. opponents, former State Senator Wm Green, of Ohio, and Jos. Richards, also of Ohio. Perry received 75,534 votes ; Green 68,871, and Richards 20,851. ' " In his annual report of the activities of the Uuited Mine Workers, last year, President Whfte. criticized the West Virginia authorities for the action during the strike in progress there. The report which will be presented at the annual.convention says: "The United Mine Workers' organic one of the bitterest struggles in the Cabin Creek MISS AMY LAWRENCE At Starland Tonight by the explosions. The fire, continued to burn until dawn, the wash-house being entirely consumed. Tho damage was covered by insurance. The cause of the conflagration is as-yei uu-; known. At a meeting of the officials of District 18 of the United Mine Workers of America the resignation of Geo. Bambrough as local secretary, was received and accepted. After a short discussion James Gorton was appointed to fill the vacancy, .his term of office commencing at once. The Union Bank of Canada > .have changed their banking hours for Hill-crest. The bank will in future be op- The annual meeting of the ratepayers bf Hillcrest School District 1916 .wpis, held on ..Tuesday evening last. The chief features of the meeting were the reading of the secretary's report and the election of a trustee to take the place of John Brown, the I lat'ter's term of office expiring at the I beginning of the present year. There ' �were only two nominations, John Brown being nominated for re-election-by Frank J. Smith, and Frank Pearson being nominated by John Taylor.. The ballot papers were distributed . among those present and "Those who have passed through the public schools and the univcrsit- i izat'ion is engaged ies emerge from these institutions more or less successfully educated, r ions of West Virginia'that- prob but nearly all, with a lew brilliant aWy. haSj characteriZed our history, exceptions, have thoroughly ^earned For- bruta, an,i inhuman treatment no industrial conflict has excelled to look down on .business. Today business has as much dignity as any of the vaunted learned professions and calls for as many qualities of brain." SEASONABLE AT DAWSON Vancouver, B.C., Jan. 19.-L&at night was the coldest of the winter, but the thermometer is still well above zero. A despatch from Dawson says that Saturday was the coldest day of the winter in the Klondike, was given by Mr. Wea-imap, andI was ' en from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and SaturdaySj with the exception of the monthlv pay-day, when they will open up between 10 and 11 a.m. Petries Bros, held a grand'ball tin New Year's Eve at- their new board- cold that the mail stages were unable to. move. very largely attended,.although a preelection municipal meeting Wftfi in progress at the time, as well as a hockey match at the rink. About one hundred lantern slides were used by Mr. Westman to illustrate- his address. Last night'B meeting . closed the series, and this time some 125 slideB were shown, and thg address was listened to with careful attention by a large audience.," Mr. West-man has held pastorates in Nelson and Vancouver, and is ope of the ablest/men In tho denomination }n the west. . '"I William Charles Minton, of Fernie Apnex," was sentenced by PoJioe JJag-istrate W. H. Whimpter,, on/; Monday last, to one month's iniprlspji'rpent with hard  labor for. assauit on j his wife. It appears that, Minton.went to Calgary a few weeks ago. as a real estate agent, and; wbU� there inet a woman, named Mrs. Ada Scott, and she consented to become hiB.wife, not knowing the character of the m^n she was about to mako her husband. They came to Fernie, and were subsequently visited by a son of Mrs. tytlntpn's who stayed longej* than hi^, stepfather desired. An argument arose between Minton and his - wife over the matter, and he resorted to violence. At the advice of friends Mrs. Minton laid a charge of assault against her husband, and he was arrested by Constable- Amberman on a war. rant, and brought before the magistrate, who sentenced bim to one month. The man lsadore 0. Barsky, allcx ing house, the festivities being kept desirous of voting go up to thechair- several were turned in, the Voters / with the thermometer at 60 below, so leaving, when it was remarked that owing to the fact that these ballot papers-had been given to all present, irrespective 0f whether they were entitled- to the vote or not, the pro-^ ceedings up to that time were irregular1. After considerable discussion it was decided to destroy the votes that .had been polled and make all Twice has martial law been established and is now in effect. Shocking, indeed are the insults to which our people are subjected by the inhuman acts of the guards employed by the coal companies ; the liberties guaranteed the citizens of any sovereign commonwealth undcr;the constitution are denied. Yet, behold, a great state second now in its coal production, lending its entire military force to the coal companies to aid them in crushing the hopes and aspirations of the subterranean toilers." I naval engagement BOTH SIDES CLAIM DIFFERENT RESULTS BUT TURKS RAN AWAY i - Athens, Greece, Jan, 20.-A Greek officer, who participated in the naval battle between Greek and Turkish fleets off the Dardanelles on Saturday, and who closely followed all the incidents of the fight says that during the pursuit of the Turkish war vessels by the Greeks, tbe battleships. Kheyp Ed Din, BaxbaroBsa and Torgut, Rels, slackened, speed and showed a list to starboard. He beljeves that the vessels were in a sinking condition when they reached the Straits, Mr. and MrB. David McLeod of Gnlt celebrated their golden wedding. up until six o'clock New Year's Day A large crowd was present. Miss Thomas, the popular Hillcrest teacher, Is busy getting a number of her pupils into line tor a jcratMf conr oert the school children are giving towards the end of this month. This man for his paper, when the secretary would be able to say whether pr. not Jie had paid his taxes. This scheme worked to the satisfaction of aJU The result of the poll was Pear-sqn 7, Brown 5, spoiled 1. The result was a surprise to all aqd, had the i� a new departure in this locality proceedings been regular throughout, and deserves the support ot eiprydne the result might have been very dif- Jivjng within reasonable distance-, ot fe(ent. The present board of trustees the school. The' ejeaot date has not is: as follows : Andrew Hood (chair- yet been announced. Frank J. Smith, secretaryrtreasut^ man), 1913 ; F. Pearson, 1915 ; C. Long, 1914; F Secretary-Treasurer, or of Hillcrest Collieries, Ignited,! Stitton Marshall. According to the returned to Hillcrest on Thursday assessment rpll Hillcrest Schpol Dis-last after a three weeks' visit down now totals $275,000 assessment, eask i an increase of $25,000 over the pre- For the tirst time for 'several yJ0US Tear- months a moving picture show'gave'l an exhibition in Hillcrest last week. I The reason that thins form oi entertainment is- not more to the fore in this town, is duo to tho fact tha,t the hall where these entertainments are usually held is directly- abovethe Co-operative Society's store, s^nd the exhorbitant insurance rates asked for aill buildings in which , moving;; pictures are shown does not make it worth the while of any travelling cine- usual saw off -in protest cases ;Toir6.iito, Jan. 17-.-Five election protest . petitions which have been bang- ....... ... Ing fire since the last Dominion eloc- matograph man to make Hillcrest a, ro tions; have been dismissed by Justice gular call. The films exhibited last i Kelly. - Only four seats were in- dis- weak were first class,in-every respect and attracted a large crowd btojd Irving J. Barsky, who-left towpa^iew'j dnd ypunK- . , ,t.,cer �> �mvrt,�L^aS ^tJ&' ting tile cash, is wanted bV a bSnd ^VS�rWBSJB2J2 ml,nv ln winnlnee Hn il �,n ! to the youths of HMcrest. TVf Urge company .in Winnipeg. He is sup- number >8ttendl,g hls .^ft to the ability and, t^ach>r, mi-It 9^.q| pmijp^coS^ Of lessons - is-'fini^vljtjl?.: Jl(!lP^pl!�?:iinH' get tpsether anther; 'ola'ss " posed to. have orpsBod ,th� lin* at Kingsgate, and then , gone tp'JSfew York. � .,�.�.,,� ' � y .- PA8TOR Edmonton, IP5NTIFI?0 BODV Jan. 'jlS.^SIdnoy ...Dav ...............v.,,, Wm. Tfto?|iw n\i �BIJJJfflrrt % vfsW ies1, the young mau-wljo was report-' qU 'ChriStpia^ 'five rind sUygd. hi ed inissiug yesterday and pqlieV|$ to be one of the vio^nis:; .''of Thursday night's fire, has been ^positively^'identified by Rev, N". R Sharpe, oi the First Baptist .Oburqh,.-qgNoiit! Q( the bodies dug from the ruins. Davios was an attendant at the Flrttt BapVst church and csinit- .from I.outlon. Out. towti for several clays.b � Ho. vbtgrned to the Pocahontas" last Thursday,: . The school rs-opened after the Christmas holidays on Monday last! The youugstors are apparently/- well ploased with their new instructor \l one may go by ths various romorks nnssud liurintf the first dav o\ Iwg. pute, os in one case there was ape ti-tlop and" crosB-petitlon. The result js an even break .politically, two Lib-arflls and two Conservatives retaining *S�ijr seats. " In Norfolk, A. McCal( petitioned ag-ajn�'t l?P.n*. W- A- Charltflp;, tiiljeral. and Jb^riton gro?s-peti�bnea agaihat Ji^y, M/cdaj}. , ;? Jn�H|ldlijjau, �). A,. Miller pititj^u-�4;agaJhBt Fj Jj. telpr, Conservative, P�JP, a. Bf. MUler petition-. ^^MiJnst ;J)avld, M.arsfeall, C selves more money in the drawer and less on the books. Everybody knows that a cartain percentage of charge accounts eventually go to profit and loss. Who pays this margin oi loss! The honest man,of course. ,  (Phis arrangement will enable us to,considerably reduqe ou?.* priees and thus, in a small measure help our patrons in .thei? right against "the high cost of living." '" Hick-Sehl Hardware i'lKHies: 762,17�2 li-'?*'*-* WM ;