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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PARK RIGHT TH? HAM.? THURSDAY, JANUAHY 20. Gilbert K. Chesterton North Dakota Advocates Its Use in States Subjected to This Menace WINNIPEG, Jf.n. production or Durum wheat, because of Its rust resistance high yield. In the northwestern statei wti advocated hern today by Dr. L. H. of North Dakotu in an addroav on Durum wheat problem In the United States, at th" afternoon aeulon of the convention of tne Manitoba Agricultural Societies. "Canadians must make their own decitiou on tne use of Durum varie- ties." Dr. WUsier declared. "For the Dokotas and Minnesota I would favor j a hard spring wheat if one coulrt be found to resfit rust. Under present conditions Durum Is tho best wheat j we can raise, and it is already finding his way to America, a big market in the countries of South-'. en said Dr. Walster. "American and English people ob-! So the dark bread made from he asserted, "but if the mat menace continues we may have! to accept the Durum variety for geu- era! production." j Dr. Walster stated that objections to Durum are largely those of prrru ice and custom and only require edu-! cation to overcame them. Teachers' Salaries He Big Question To Be Considered at the School Trustees Convention in Cal- piry Next Month Ware.'! for tnachors In TOU will I'm tte AiM OhrlitU Btbtw Wla- TOM MOORE DETESTS CHARACTERLESS ROLES Star1! Choice of In- Portrayal Is Man Who Flghti to Win Objective motion picture actor 1ms his favorite typo or character of uiun he iikei to portray. Uusually you schools will he one of the bin ones-1 will and that his favorite typo Is lions at the convention of Alberta 'lowly allied to oil own perBpnalltjr. school trustees next month, in Cal- gary. The convention call has boen received in Lothbrldgft. Tho will be held in the Central Collegiate building and will commence at 9.30 a.m. on February 2 ana continue through the following day. The data for the convention was first set for February 10 and 11. Noted British ii-rlter, who It now on Hli different roles In different are merely his .own self working out his life problems midor a different set of clrcumitances. That it the Idea of Tom Moore, Uoldwyn star, whoie rww plajr "The Great Accident" the Plioeulx. Theatre for the last tlmui to- night. In this feature production lie star has the part of "Wint Chile." young chau who is loved by all the The convention call points out that (t'.no, Ol.. two ago. A Mexican Hfiemi yotri there for On thu wall of hli roll ptlutttt picture of the Cruet- nxlon. It wtu a painting WHOM beauty attracted attention all aver the state. As u direct of the Influence nf this painting tho Mexican lirautod a pardon by the Governor of the state and Is now H professional artist, making a, living in LOB An- gelui. The painting of the Crucifixion photographed In .the production of "The t.Jre-lt Redeemer" Is ti copy of that on the wall of the Mexican's cell In ijan HernanHno. Frlests who were interested in the Tourneur produc- tion of Us powerful appeal to the finest qualities in Its beholders, tho painting and roqtuated that it be given to them to be hung in their church. Tht.i request Mr. Tour- neur gladly granted and the painting Is now on view In tho Roman Catho- lic Church at Cal. CLASSY HIP VAUDEVILLE SHOW AT COLONIAL Te; tion. Some of the other subjects slated for discussion are the proposed alter- ations in the course of studies; effic- iency of work done In the schools; new form of teachtrs' agreement. Expenses of the convention will be pooled so that every bosnl will have shrewd political boss of his city who knows that "Wint" can be a man if he ia given a chance. The boss ha> him elected Mayor of tho city and you will see' him win not only his own fight for reformation but the fight to make his home town an ideal place to live in. It's a big fight. The young mayor, with all the power of the men who Medicine Hat Starts Movement to Try and Release Cities From Some Education Burdens to pay the same amount. Some of the addresses will be: "Needs of Education in Alberta today we making money out of the dives and the Trustee's by! city plotting against him, lias U Hogg, of Lethbridge; "Education' "11 can do to adhere to his own from Labor's by Alex, resolutions, and at the same time Ross, of Alberta Teach-i conquer the forces opposing him. ers' by H. C. That's what Tom Moore likes. A rres A T. A.; "The Rural School! big flght In one of his nlcturea. One the fine Hippodrome vaudeville bill which will be the attraction at the popular Colonial Theatre on Fri- day and Saturday this week, the fol- lowing acts will be seen Du Barry and Du Freeze in "Nov- elty Onetta. the whirling whirlwind dervish dancer; Storts and Lias, a clever comedy couple, and Klark and Egan In their great muil- cal specialty act. Constance Binney will top the pic- tures in her film version of the great Broadway comedy success "39 and Jimmy Aubrey will hand out the laughs in "Pals and his latest comedy. Bar Proprietor Fined One dred and Fifty Booze and Money on Table For keeping liquor for sals Onesine Lajace. proprietor of the bar of the Cosmopolitan hotel. Blsirmore, was at Blairmore on Tuesday afternoon last, fined J150 with costs. He was for some time suspected by the A. P. P. of doing a big business in liquor traffic over the bar. On Saturday last 'week Constable Moriarty. of the A. P. P., accordingly, obtained a search war- rant. With this, in company with Constable Reid, he went to the bar room. While the latter bad drawn the attention of the proprietor, Mor- entered a booth leading into the bar, and before Lajace had time to get it snatched a lemonade bottle contain- ing liquor which was behind the bar. Information and conviction followed. In the same court Pete Leskiutte was fined J50, with costs! for infract- ing the Liquor Act. Constable Mor- larlty had his suspicions of the accus- ed, and looking In at the window of his house last Friday ne saw several men drinking liquor in the room, money lying on the table. Obtaining a search warrant on the next day he found two and a half quarts of moon- shine brew. I.esklutte, through his counsel, L. H. Putnam, pleaded guilty. The latter asked Magistrate Gresham to Inflict the smallest penalty under the Act as it. was not a great violation of It to have liquor exceeding the quality provided by the law. Con- stable Moriarty, however, stated that it was not so much the of the liquor but the fact that H was rank home made poison. He was not he said. In the habit of searching pri- vate houses for excess quantities of liquor, except where he suspected It waa kept for purposes of sale. With the acceptance that the bur- den of taxation upon the city and town municipalities in Ajberta has be- come unduly heavy, and that a con- siderable portion of this is for the maintenance and support of education- al Institutions, the Medicine Hat civic council has adopted a resolution urging that the time has come for a definite and concerted action by all the municipalities and school boards of the province to obtain immediate relief. The resolution embodies a re- quest to the provincial government to bear a greater portion of the costs of education than it is doing now by assuming a filed percentage of the cost of maintaining educational in- stitutions in general, or taking on en- tirely the capita land maintenance costs of all institutions giving Instruc- tion over and above grade S. and maintaining these as provincial in- stitutions. The Medicine Hat council will ap- point a delegate to attend, with dele- gates from the councils of Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Macleod, Red Deer, and. other councils interested, at the conference of school trustees to' be held, in Calgary on February 2nd am! 3ril. and unite with them in attending on the' provincial legisla- ture at Its forthcoming session for the purpose of urging a measure of relief. A copy of the resolution is to be forwarded to the council of the muni- cipalities Interested, with the request that they appoint a delegate to carry out its object, and that further copies be forwarded to the school boards In tho districts Interested and to Mrs. A. H. Rogers. Fort Saskatchewan the Secretary of the Conference of tile Trustees. by H. A. Malcolm, of Innis- fail; "A Live Trustee's by William Iverach, ex-president Man- itoba Trustees' Asssr-istton; "The Future of Our Hon. George P. Smith. Mary Pickford In Her Latest Picture HER GREATEST THRILL "Speaking of said Mary Pickford, who will be seen at the Empress theatre today and balance of the week In the. celebrated comedy drama, her recent United Artists Corporation production, "I thought I had the thrill of my life when I took my first aeroplane flight that was tame in comparison to the ride I had while filming 'Suds.' "1 was supposed to drop into a basket of clothes and go shooting down the laundry chute, dragging the proprietress of tho laundry down with me. I sat down with a lot of force, Madame's foot caught in the rope and away we went. The over-ambitious j property man had made the chute unnecessarily slippery, and the Ma-1 dame weighs a little under two hun- dred. Between the slippery chute and Madame'a great weight I went down that chute- at ahout two miles a minute and when I landed on the counter at the other side of the base- ment room to which the chute led, I waa absolutely breathless and felt even worse than when I came out of a nose dive in a plane. When you see the picture watch for the incident A ret, a physical encounter or a battle of wits, makes him put all enthusiasm into the character he ii portraying. Perhaps it may be that Tom had to win many a hard fight against disappointments, hard luck, lomstlmes actual hunger, before the day came when he took his rank- ing place among motion picture stars. "I hate sninless he said. "1 can't get interested in a role In which I'm supposed to play the part of a man who hasn't any character or hasn't an opportunity of showing it. News for Thin, Nervous Men and Women Fill out hollow eheeka. Build up that flat Make your clothes fit you. Buy a box of Bitro-Phosphata at Higinbotham Co. or any good drug store and say good-bye to worry. Take a step toward strength and "pep." Guaranteed to produce results or your money COUNTRY STORE VODVIL NITE AT COLONIAL TONIGHT The big Thursday night fixture at the Colonial Store Vodvil he staged as usual tonight, when flfty dollars' worth of fine prizes will be given away, and an extra special photoplay show pres- ented. REDEEMER" TAKEN FROM LIFE Incident of Painting Based Upon Ac- tual Occurrence In Mexican Prison Maurice TournenVs great screen "The Great which is to be shown at the Colonial Theatre for a run of three days be- ginning next Monday tells a story that is so absorbing and thrilling that persons who behold it will inevitably conclude that it Is it never could have happened in real life. Such is, in fact, not the case. Wliile "The Great Redeemer" was written by H. H. Van Loan and is in the main a work of the imagination, its central theme is taken direct from life. It embodies an incident that happened in a prison at San Bernar- JAPS DON'T LIKE ORDER TOYKO, Jan. Military serrists' association at Takatu, prov- ince of Shikoku, has passpfl a resolu- tion authorizing: its officers to file a protest against the reported Instruc- tions issued by General Gi, the Jap- anese commander at Vladivostok, la future not to challenge members o{ tho United States forces. The order of General Ol is considered inimical to military discipline. SECOND PULP MILL AT PORT ARTHUR PORT ARTHUR, Jin. has been turned into Port Arthur's second pulp mill, the KamJnistiqua Pulp and Paper company being about ready to start operations. The ca- pacity W the mill is now thirty tons of pulp a day. Plans are under wily to increase it to 100 tons a day. DEAD Aft RESULT OF KNIFE BOUNDS VANCOUVER, Jan. Baeff Is dead in the morgue at the General hospital from knife wounds received last night in a fracas on Gore avenue, and detectives are scouring the city in search of two men, believed to be Italians, who arc alleged to have attacked him. DOMINION WILLING TO PAY THIRD OF ASSISTANCE TO MONTREAL WORKERS OTTAWA, Jan. Canadian far as the federal gov- ernment concerned there Is no rea- son why every man In Monareal, in need of relief should not have had it since Dec. said Senator Rob- ertson, minister of labor, to represen- tatives of returned soldiers of Mon- treal, who Interviewed him today. Senator Robertson made it finite! clear to the delegation that the rnl-! eral government was willing ami ready to pay one-third of the cost of fur- nishing relief to all unumplnynd In Montreal, but that the initial IMOVP and activity must, rorae from the mini- iclpal authorities of thp.t city. Ho in- timated that the mayor and city coun- cil of Montreal were trying to place their responsibility in the mattor onto the shoulders of the federal Koveni- ment. The conference wag silll under a Where To Go Tomorrow Those w'ho dealre to Hocal talent to the front hare an opportunity tomorrow, when "Dearest Mama" will be put on at the Majestic, uncier the auspices of the Sir Alexander Chapter, 1.0. D.E. The playlet is very highly spoken of, and will introduce to the public amateur actors and actresses who have not Hitherto graced the limelight. In tho name piece .will bo Mrs. Conybeare, with a com- paratively new-comer in the city, Mtis Dorothy Edwards, blossoming as the sweet young wife too much interfered with by "Dearest Mama." Then there will be another new-comer, who, while he presides over the telegraphic wires in the city, Is given the chance of proving a real "live wire" in amateur drama. This is Mr. .Roy Kelvill of the C.P.R. telegraphs. He will support Mias Edwards as one of the of whom she is the better halt. Miss Minnie Hazel will disport herself SB a merry widow, and there U the necessary nncle In Mr. George Fleming. As the bachelor friend of the hus- band in the play Mr. Eric Ings will present himself. Other numbers In a splendid evenlns'8 entertainment will be given by Miss Batsman's room at Westminster School, and No. 3 Company Girl Guides; also Vaudeville. Folk Dances, etc., and num- bers hy Ihn children of the Harold Henderson Chapter, Children of the Empire. THE GIRL GUIDES WILL SELL CANDY. The entertainment is in aid of the Patriotic and Essay work 01 Ihe Chapter, and will be the last effort of the Chapter during the present financial year. A SPLENDID PROGRAM AND A GOOD CAUSE Those who attend will enjoy excellent evening's entertain- ment and at the same time assist the worthy work of the I.O.D.B. Doors open at 7.45; entertainment at 8.00. Reserved seats unreserved 50c. Reserved tickets nifty be obtained from an.v memlipr of the Chapter, or at Armstrong Ha- worth's. See Local Talent in "Dearest Mama" at the Majestic Theatre TONIGHTS BIG SHOW AT THE COLONIAL Country Store Vodvil Nile In Prliaa._______ Feature "WHAT LOVE FORGIVES" Fine dramatic photodrama, with BARBARA CASTLETON and a big cast. Serial "PIRATE GOLD" Comedy "RINGS AND THINGS" LATEST NEWS EVENTS ORCHESTRA Come Early 'Nuf Bed. PHOENIX "The Picture House of Quality" TONIGHT TOM_MOORE Ajcident' Sumuel Goldwyn Present! TOM MOORE IN "THE GREAT ACCIDENT By Ben Amei This story read enthusi- astically by two million readers by week when It appear- ed In serial form in "The Satur- day Evening Poit." You'll like TOM he's a regular felipw. Added big Sunihlne comedy, "THE GREAT NICKLE and FOX NEWS. Jjjppodrome Circuit Vaudeville In Monflii." DU BARRY and DU FREEZE IN "NOVELTY SURPRISES" KLARKandEGAN OFFERING "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST" _______A CLEVER MUSIQAL SPECIALTY ACT. ONETTA STORTS LINK The Whirling Whirlwind In "Comedy Pagea From the Dervlih Dancer. Book of Life." Extra Special Feature Photoplay A splendid film vervion of the delightful comedy that ran fer 14 consecu- tive montha on Broadway. Added Comedy Feature JIMMY AUBREY tht great come- dian, In hit very lateat I CGfr.idj riot, "PALS AND PUGS" A poaltlvi cycloni of laugha. Thru ihewi 7, and 9. 50 centt; Nigritt, 60 cents. ft. SPECIAL KIDDIES' MATINEE SATURDAY I! Empress, Starting Today and 40ci and 60c. MARY PICKFORD in the characterization of i little Cockney laundry drudge, In "SUDS" builds the loveliest dream castlea out of toap It li bf the rare that goei straight to the heart and awak- ens all of hu- man sympathy strong and if and with that meas- ure of humor and pathos that la Insep- arable from Its real- ism. From the Charles Frohman production, Or Me by -Frederick Fenn and Richard Fryers, Directed by Jack Dil- lon. Photographed by Charles Rocher.. ADDED ATTRACTIONS CHRISTIE COMEDY, "NO BABIES and SCENIC, "NIAGARA Accompanied by claiiy Empress Music. ;