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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta j TUESDAY. JANUARY 20. LtiTIIBIUDGE DAILY IlliKALD PAGE RIVE WAS I IN THE London, .Inn. -V*.-A lurgc number of nutehinoH caino over the coast in relays in the raid last nigh), but apparently only three or four succeeded in Kitting through the barrage unci d.rop-ptiif? explosives and incendiary bombn i11l.o the town. The gunfire tattled intermittently through five hours and for (wo hours of that time was almost con-tin uoub. , The British fliers were more active than ovor before, having gained in experience in night.Hying. ttepldeB the Uotlia brought diiwn by British'scouts, nver Kssex, ono was pursued over London by the scouting forces and thc rattle of machine gun* in the air was piiWnly hoard from the htreats. The nl#h^ wits one of absolute clearness. There was a full moon and no clouds or wind. House of Lords Hit The tubes and buildings of strong const ruction were crowded during the raid and the audiences* assembled at moat of the theatres saw the performances through. The house of lords was hit when the raiders first appeared and it continued its deliberations until midnight. The house of commons had adjourned a few moments before the warning wa� received. Motor buasos, which had no lack of passengers, ran all over town during the intervals when the gunfire was not heavy. a WANTS THEM TO RELINQUISH CONTROL ? Washington. Jan. 2ft.-The senate inter-state commerce committee, by a vote of 7 to 0 today decided to/ umend the administration railway bill to provide that the government, shnll reltiuiuiHh control over the railroad8 within one year after the end of the war. ? ? 1 \ ! > > a A FATAL MISTAKE OF LOYAL WORK OF THE PEOPLE District News "ft \\\ * - ( '�I '. - WEDNESDAY GROCERY SPECIALS Muskogee, Okla., Jan. 29.-Seven persons are dead, two other/3 are expected to die and nearly a score are ill as a result of an ogg-nogg party Sunday at Francis, Okla., at which denatured alcohol was used by mistake, according to word reaching here today: SENATE TO PRESS London. Jan. 29.-Rmperor William in ^telegram responding to birthday congratulations from President, Kaem-pfo of the reichstag says: "Receive iny warmest thanks for the loyai wishea with which you have again gladdened me on the reichstag behalf. "1 begin a serious and decisive year GRASSY LAKE i I-'rom Our Own rrf-sponO�nt * tirasny Lake. Jan. Mr. and Mr�*. Job LlewJyn, Sr., Irnvr* returned from an extonded trip to Salt Lake City. Mrs. Ella Scott h in Medicine Hut Willi her son Waiter who is receiving treatment, at the wo'-rsiI hospital there. The Ladies' Aid met Thursday �t ( the home of Mrs. !{. 1. Cold, a good number were present. Officers were elected for the ensuing year as follows: President, Mr*. n. Uuiretl; vico-preHldent. Mr� .1 11. Watson; secretary, Mrs. J. Kehh; i rfaMircr, Airs, \V. O. Larson. Mr. and Mrs. .1. Mns be taken because he did not wish it to I i appear thut a majority of the committee favoring the war reorganization were trying to "'railroad" their legislation through, although the bill was or-J : dered reported at a previous meeting! i from which, however, several senators j i opposing the bill were absent. WANTS TO GO RIGHT 1 i L'KAVITT n-Yuni Uur Ow'n On i�-�spi.n.(-:it t Leavltt, Jan. 29.-Tin* annual meeting of the ratepayers of the Leavltt S. f\ Xo. 458 resulted in Die election of "Mr. WiIliam Leavi11 as the new trustee in the vacancy created by-the retirement of G. E, Cnhoon. The little village of Leuviu can now chambers, where he will be earily accessible, to the ratepayers or v. J'h anyone having business in ronn'M-tion with the town. The trustees uf the linrd-.'ti ru:i-"di-dated school district have engaged the services of Miss A. C. Lddennite as leacher of the iutermedintc grades. "The Sign i^-'.v- Tuesday and Weduenday this ; paramount PICTu'rES held in (lie church on Wednesday ju night, unanimous apj>ro\al of the nn- � Ine?- TOMORROW PRESENT Views Were f ftK'MI iit OltC \' | boast of a brass hand, as well as an \ ion scheme was expressed. Rosoiii- ;1 ':uuulil's eamps with t hepenuis^; (orcheatra. The orchestra has been in i Moms passed bv j he Hap'J.-i.- and Fi-s-^,ou �r, U"1 "i! ,u!r,y JUIlhnnI  il\ld ; are truly rr-niarkahlf. r-ovcrmg a >ub-j LIKE ELECTRIC -Petrograd, Jan. 29.-M. Joffe, of the Russian peace commission, at Brest-Litov?k has sent a request to Count Czernin, the Au�tro-Hun-garian foreign minister, that he be (jiven permission to go to Vienna to confer with representatives of the Austrian people regarding peace. ;good .shape all winter but the band Is a newly organized burly just since the first of the year i�l&. it has been organized almost wholly out of a clasp. i,oE young men and young ladies who are attending the district school here during the winter months They arc hyteriaus at. meetings held on Sunday last were read to tho meeting, both declaring to he in favor of a continuance of the union and the re-engage- j,u* nifint of Pnv Mr fcnltrm fin- n r'urtlini' : * ' and instruetiv- jeci which is of the greatest iniereiU to us all. for air predominance is figuring heavily in a-1 allied successes in ment of Rev. Mr. Pulton for a further ''\u!'(i- Tlu'-r boUl entertaining and give some idea of I the big task Canada is accomplishing1 in training aviators. GEORGE BEBAN GREATEST CHARACTER ACTOH ON THE SCREEN, IN Telia Why a Corn Is So Painful and Says Cutting Makes Them Grow. Press an electric button and you form a contact with a live wire which rings the bell. When your shoes press against your corn it pushes its sharp roots down upon a sensitive nerve and you get a shock of pain. instead of trimming your corns, which merely makes them grow, just step into any drug store and ask for a Quarter of an ounce of I'roftfeonc. This will cost very little but is sufficient to remove every hard or soft corn or cut Ins from one's feet. A few drops applied directly upon' a tender, aching corn stops the soreness instantly, and soon the born shrivels up so it lifts right out, root and nil, without'pain. This drug never inflames or even irritates the surrounding tissue or skin.-rAdvt. BAD FLOODS IN CLOSE THEATRES period, and on morion by \\\ J. Mart- | lett, seconded by F. M. Thompson, i! i studying special subjects, such as the was decided to continue the union for 'war, the geography of the. countries j a period of two years and to invite at war and of the different battle jKev. "Mr. h ulton u> remain as pastor 1 fronts, commercial arithmetic, pen-1 for a further period of tit least, ittn 'manahip, etc. At the same time they; year, have organized a dramatic e)ui> ( among them and are presenting their |i�B ! first play in a week or two from now. i understand Ward Reunion 'here, has again changed hands, this On TTrtday, January IS. the annual ! time the purchasers being Messrs. IMc-J ward reunion nv the Leavitt ward wis I care 11a and .Co. i held. Tho � utire mefdinr. house was ifilh;�l witr. tables and ovir a hundred I people p?t down at oach^ervir^ and 111 uus "'strict, was mat giv ---------- i(4. ;thu tables were set thrcn (ijVms to }>rlvate' � Belgian veteran, who re- i \t. AT THE MAJESTIC the utmost jdea.sure of i- a niruier pe.nou m ml iuhsl one, T(J ?h(1 utlll(jsl pleasure of last j 2,' ... v . . .. ! night's audience aMim Mnje.-tic TJiea-Pn /. mcU, ot the I^Udnudge Brew - u^ A)bor, Hrovvn n.vlveri p0)ml:,r i S ( o. ^as in town yesterday \e sm.(.t,HS -Tll(l xvhiu, ^ealher� iderstand that Ins hotel, the Alberta, j i � , ......- �. . ciir�i�i unu.�;�. , . . I pleasant me One of the most enthusiastic recep-  ,wn ;i,0 w)lP lions yet accorded a vuturned soldier',^, wj in this district was that givf-n Sergl. j |(t,'his (; ,v v scored a most decided hit. Like old, wine, the play apparently improves ! Iwitli age. It certainly brought hack! Also AN INTERNATIONAL SNEAK" pleasant memories of a season or : Two-Reel Paramount-Sennett Comedy Washington, Jan. lit*.-Instructions were scnU-out today by the railroad I administration to local railroad authorities to prepare to fight floods ex-i peeled later this week if thawing wea-i iher develops. ' Streams are out of their banks in West Virginia and Kentucky and with' temperatures.rising today railroad administration officials feared a rapid j extension of the melting area. Snow i covers the whole eastern part of the 'country to an average depth of (J in-i cites. | Officials said they would not lift j the embargo on eastern lines today, j but would consider removing res trie-I lions gradually in a day or two. (Sttawa. Jan. 29. | accommodate ;\Vood and Mrs ; of Cardston v i Leavltt and wife and Edwin en Mr. Hrown first visited th "The White Feather" j "canada his only vehicle. J'onight Mr. .Brown will be seen and J. Leavitt and his Telegrams are still | two daughters were present from l SPREADS HER wings" Ford-Canadian Monthly Showing The Royal Flying Corps in FAVOR WOMAN SUFFRAGE Albany. N.Y.. Jan. ^0.-Hy a vote of IS to S tlie senate today concurred in the adoption of the assembly resolution memorulizing the two New York members of the United States senate oman showering on the government in pro- j o Jen wood. Geo. J5. Cahoon was master test on the rumored order to close all; 0f ceremonies and much credit is due theatres and moving picture shows for ;nim �or tne management of the excei-three days a week. The rumor hasjient hot dinner served and for the ( . , , . apparently spread over the whole Do- VPry ampie accom.nodations provided 10 TUi tor t,lf Ijaasage ot the w minion. How it arose, officials are for so |arg0 gathering of people ��fir�ge resolution now beiore completely at a loss to understand. The progran, .uas in the hands of gress" While the whole question of fuel con-.Q|8hop Franli Leavilt and there was setfvation is under consideration, there not a dull moment during the da v. i has been no announcement of the gov.) ajany of the iIIIIsicaJ numbers' were ! ---�--* �---4 touch to Mr. Brown's' artistic performance. A really ;splendid company is supporting him. All sea's ni*s on j box ofi'yie. ; sale at tlu 11.> con- ernment's intention to � close down really of high merit and were im- amusement places and no such deci-.,menfiely enjoved by the audience, sionaa that indicated has been receiv-jAmong lhesfi lltlll,bers were the fol-ed. Protests received up to the pres-13owlng: ..Aloha 0ft/. a beautiful Haw-ent number-several hundred. |uii.in B sun hv MiSR Ima Cahoon ! MONEY TO LOAN An amazing story, moving onward with the sweep of a mighty symphony and tracing step by step .Russia's grasp of freedom is l:The Fall of the Romanoffs." Tt, reveals the true story of Rasputin, the real ruler of'Russia and the most astounding adventurer , Fdward and Edwin; i �r modern times; showing the false y Miss Conoboy, of the I prophet, rising from peasant: filth to and her brother Albert, also the same song sung by .Miss Josephine Leavitt and her brother Union of Glenwood; "Ireland," a soio by Mrs. Olive (Menu: two quartettes by the Leavitt Bros.; Frank, William several songs by ON RM LANDS The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE, ETC. HEAD OFFICE, 315 FIFTH STREET S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Leavitt Public School Staff which the silken splendors of Petrograd. were given by request. where he makes money masters m\d Other numbers worthy of special Orand Dukes his servants, and'the (notice were a recitation, "Saving Food ! Czar himself a bumble follower. The Ohanu'eoy Qlcoit's' greni est success \ The Isle O' Dreams" which is com-, ing to Lethbridge with a higr company featuring Julius Velio, the young actor-singer and a cast of well-known i players, is not a motion picture, it ' does not. depend upon thrilling scenes, vicious vampires, sex situations, big lights, denizens of the underworld, or a chorus of dancing girl^ to reach thej hearts of the patrons. "The Isle 0 \ Dreams" is called "the sweetest story j ever told" and deals with the career i of a young Irish boy who laughs and sings his way through many trials and tribulations, and of a tender-hearted foster-mother, whose love for the boy is supreme. Dike all of Olcor.t's plays TWO NIGHTS COMMENCING Next FRIDAY, FEBRUARY..... SPECIAL MATINEE SAT'DAY THE UNITED PRODUCING CO. (Producers of "The Brat") PRESENT AN Quebec, Jan. 20,-M. A. Demleux, K. 0., pleading today before the general appeals court in connection with the Military Service Act requested that the special military medical board bo J made up of two French-Canadian an4 two Knglish-speakhig doctors. The central medical board is composed of Major Garrick of Hamilton, Ont.; Major Burns, an American, and Captain; Tasso, a French-Canadian. Mr. Demieux said Toronto would not stand for a board made up of a majority of French-speaking doctors. with Hanna,' by Jack Matkin; also,, "Instructions From the Rear," by Golden Leavitt. Both of these young boys of 8 or I) years. Pres. Wood also addressed the people present and gave some very timely advice on the way to live happily even though troublous times are on us. BOW ISLAM) (From tlie Review) R. J. Schleinger. formerly with the discovery of Rasputin's duplicity is made by IJJJodor. the Mad Monk, a highly educated monk he tried to enslave. The following scenes show Jlliodor's sensational escape and graphically picture Rasputirfs bloody ascent; to supreme power, and show (lie great conspiracy ending in Ras-j putin's sensational death. | This sensational production .will be | shown at the i3mpress Theatre today ! and tomorrow continuous from, 'J p.m. 'to 11 p. m., no stops. i TONIGHT TONIGHT Southern Alberta Hardware Company, has written his uncle F. W. Brown, t a*P QTART AMP stating that he has joined up with the AA oxAnijAnu 47th Aerial Squadron, and after visit- "Owing, the early part of bis stage ing his home will leave for Vaco, 1 (,areer: Mr. Beban devoted himself MAJESTIC TONIGHT AT 8.30 ALBERT BROWN Canada's Most Distinguished Young Actor in �I THE f&MANrno IPISH * JMTH OOMB5 W Butler's Famous Vulcan Orchestra W(LL PLA Y FOR A Grand Ball to to held in the K. of P. Hall Tonight, Jan. Dancing from nine to two Costumes may be obtained atNeidig's Store, Hull Block A dmiceirkrt  G^men..,-......$1.50 J�UmlbSlOn. Extra Ladies..........50c REFRESHMENTS SERVED Street Car Service A iter Dance Texas'. The first appeal case to come before the military tribunal here No. 69, was that of Walter \V. Richardson, Whitla, a young lad of about sixteen. It appears his mother requires his services on the farm, and on condition that he remains and works on the farm the tribunal (R. J-L Roherton) granted the exemption. Mr. B. D. Smith has leased the farm Routh of town of .Air. .L W. Hurd, and will crop this year somewhere about 400 acres. A regular ineeting of the Town Council was held iu the council chambers on Friday, January 18th. Applications for the position of assessor were received fronvj. Poll it t, It. H. Roberton and IT. L. Given. After consideration, the appointment was given to R. U. Roberton. In the matter of holding a tax sale the secretary now submitted a list of lots for which the town held title, and advised that, he was in a position to .give information relative to lots for which the town may acquire title. It was then moved that the town of Bow -Island hold a tax sale at as early a date as possible, and that the consent of the minister of municipalities be obtained for same. almost entirely to comedy and his entrance into the more serious form of dramatic art came about, through one of the little circumstances that, so often change a man's whole, life. He had hearcl m recitation in verse of a little Italian child called "Rosa." Tite simple little story appealed so to Mr. Rehah that one 'night at. a large beefsteak dinner in Chicago, he found!, himself telling if in dialect, it was his first bit of serious acting, and the hit It made caused him to include it in'his repertoire. Later he wrote a sketch around the idea and called it THE LOVE OF A KING" By PAUL K.E$TER JiULILSVLI.IL IRISH 6ALLAD5 PRICES $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c ARPHEUM II TONIGHT Iff I BILLIE BURKE in "Gloria's Romance 99 Prices tOc-15c AND OTHER GOOD PICTURES BUKDfiTT (From the TimeB) A large number of our readers will sympathize very deeply with Mr. and Mrs. Jas, Ashtou. who are mourning the loss of their little �on Alberta, wno died on Thursday morning of last week from pneumonia. The funeral took place on Sunday last, a service being held at. the house and at which R. A. Van Norman of Tabar, gave a very sympathetic address. \V. T. Fletcher, presiding elder, officiated. The interment, took place in the Bur-dett cemetery. The casket containing the. remains was covered by a; 1 i OTHERS! DAUGHTER .You*who tire, easily; ar� pale, has-S a v U and worn; nervous or irritable; who are subject to IBs of melancholy or the blues," get your blood examined for iron .deficiency^ XBOK taken thrc* times a y. after Is will increase your ctrenft �nce '100 per cent in tw n many caeeu.-Ferdfn, A TODAY & TOMORRbW STOPS IP nd eJcs* i?�f, �t-/VJS uxateo iron mo M otaUlfird frmn ttiftvant^ of u^utllr prr&r bott %) 'tj*ii 'Saw h^lhi�l ****** +.v &&&& as i � *  n 1+ r� *  * * * i i * * � * v iib>ir, i 41 i # r\> i - if The "Romanoffs'* is the first liig feature connected with this circuit. Watch for' others to follow. Nexf week "The Slacker." . *The Fall of the Romanoffs' IN EIGHT POWERFUL ACTS �=vH 11 i l 1' > ;