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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta THB LETffWmytB OAtLY HERALD PETER POPS OUT AND IN AGAIN BY THORNTON W. iURGESS When you Jump out from prickly thorns Be suro you don't jump into briers. You know the frying pan, though hot. Is cooler than the least of fires. RabMt. It is u very bad place Indeed, that is so bad there isn't a worse place. Peter Rabbit bus found this out more than once. In fact, he had fount! it on t so many times that you would think that by this time he would have learned to always look well bo- fore he jumps. But Peter is such happy-go-lucky little fellow that often! he forgets or else ho doesn't stop to" think. Ho was sure that Johnny Chuck and Polly Chuck were dead. At least he j was almost sure. Us couldn't under-1 stand how they could possibly be j aiive and not make the least sign j when he bit them to try to waken them. Of course, he knew about their j habit of sleeping all winter, but he 1 just couldn't imagine a sleep so deep And on th doorste that tue sleeper couldn t be awaken-1 ed. If they were really asleep it was! very mysterious, if they were dead 1 something must have killed them j down there while they slept, .-met this j think he had. was mysterious. j So instead of looking to see it the Anyway, Peter was frightened. Peo- i way was clear, Peter popped out that pie are often frightened by mysteri-! doorway as if a spring under him had Fox gat rid of a few white hairs. TEMPERANCE0 IStlRA Retfaa Magistrate's Decision On Test Cases Brought Against Two Companies? HBGIVA, Jan. that snb-seclion two of section 11 of the Saskatchewan Temperance Act was ultra vires, charges against the no- gina Wine and Spirit company and the Prairie Drug company were dismiss- ed in police court hero today. i J. P. Frame, K.C., representing the I companies charged, argued against the constitutional validity of the. act Representing the director of prolecn- tions under the S. T. A., W. D. Gra- ham upheld the section and pressed for conviction. The case attracted wide interest and argument was followed closely. Stripped of preliminaries, the charg- es read u follows "Bslmg a brewer, distiller, cora- poander or other person within the meaning of sub-section two, section 11, of the Saskatchewan Temperance Act, or a liquor exporter, did at Be- gina fail to, forthwith, upon the com- ing Into effect of the S. T. A. i'Decem- 15, send to the commission the'return required by sub-section two of section 11 of the S. T. A.' In argument Mr. Frame dwelt par- ticularly on the sub-section that reads: "Every such brewer, distiller, com- OVER WEARS Retn Of The TsDdb Since Trttaf "falt-a-tlra" Uomou. "I was i great sufferer from Jfttu- ous things just because they are rays-1 thrown him out. He landed on Johnny j pounder or other person and 'every lerious. Peter is one of that kind. So j Chuck's doorstep, blinked just one liquor eiporter shall also, on every lie decided that he couldn't get out j in the bright light, squealed in even of that house of Johnny Chuck's quick j greater fright, whirled about and pop- red in through that doorway again faster than he bad come out! And as enough. It was fearsome down there, just because it was mysterious. He had a feeling that anything might he scampered down that long, happen to him down there any min- hall ho squealed again, for he dark lite. He wanted to get out in the light' heard the click of sharp teeth at his of day, and he wanted to get there very heels and had been a tug quickly. So up that long hall of John-: at that funny white tail of his. ny Chuck's house be scampered, lip- cried Peter when he was sure perty-lipperty-llp, as if something! that he wasn't being followed. "Oh! dreadful was right at his heels. ho repeated, as he twisted around and As he got where be could see the tried to look at his tail, which ha light coming in at the doorway -he i couldn't see to save him, because il scampered taster than ever. He felt; was so short. "That was a narrow that he couldn't breathe easily again! escape! I almost jumped right down until he was outside. Now, ordinarily, j that red rascal's throat. He must Peter would nave first poked his head have been waiting for me. Now, how outside and looked this way and look-1 did he know I was in ed that way and looked every way to And outside on the doorstep Reddy come Foi got rid of a few white hairs cling- badly ing to his mouth and looked quite .as make sure that it was safe to out. But this time he was so scared by nothing at all, and In such! disappointed as he felt. Then, In spitu a hurry to get out of that house, that of his disappointment, he grinned as he dldnt think anything about dan-1 he thought of how funny Peter had ger outside. If he had thought of it I looked as he popped out and tnen he probably would bare beea popped in again. there wasn't any. There badn't been any in sight when be entered Johnny Chuck's house, and he hadn't been (Copyright, by T. W. Burgess.) there very long. At lerst he didn't Door.' The next story Tries a Back HALL PLAN Have Strong Farors Building Close to Legislature Hall other day, will prove that in order to attempt to justify his nomination as legislative councillor, Mr. Mederic Martin has from his seat In the cham- her lied, and was a renegade to his word, I will a document bearing the signature of Mr. Jiartin himself and in which the legislative council denounced as a body composed of schemers, often with contempt for justice, that It is unworthy of confl- deuce and deserves to be abolished and that he, Mederic Martin, would demand its abolition he became a member of it." TORONTO, Jan. commit- tee 'of the legislature appointed to consider the question of an Ontario memorial for soldiers who fought in late war, extiect to present their report on Monday or Tuesday. When Interviewed today, Col. H. S. Cooper, chairman of the committee, intimated that the chief suggestion would be for the erection of a me- mortal hall in Toronto, possibly ad- jacent to the parliament buildings. In connection with this it is pro- posed to compile complete a re- cord as possible, not only of the var- Joua' units who served in France but also of the civilian activities which assisted considerably in Ontario's ef- forts In the war. "The idea of tbe record Is to enable future generations to compare On- tario's war service with that of other said Col. Cooper. "This does not mean .England or he explained, "but comparison would De made with the states." Col. Cooner stated that another sug- gestiou was for the erection of taphs. Germany Would Favor Disarmament If All Would Do So BERLIN, Jan. treaty of Versailles deprives us of our sov- eriegnty in military matters. We consider that equivalent to the imposi- tion of an exceptive law and are un- der the belief that such restriction can be of short said Herr Gessler, minister of defense, during the course of a debate In tho Reich- stag Saturday on the military budget. minister said Germany would wel- come world-wide disarmament, but, he.added, she now beholds the states about her feverishly engaged in arm- ing. "The army system we have been forced to adopt is not suited to our be declared. "We require a militia to build up a short service Monday, make to the commission a return showing in separate detail all sales of liquor made during the pre- ceding week, together with the name and address of every purchaser, the method of shipment, the place from which the same Is shipped and such other information as the commission may require. The return mentioned in this and the preceding sub-sectien shall be in such form us the commis- sion may from time to time require, and forms for making such returns shall be obtained from the commis- specialists; took Medicine; and lotions; bat nothiBf did tne (cod. Then I began to nw ud U 15 days pain MSMC _and the Rheumatism much better, Gndoally, mrtamt my Kknmoliim; and now, for five rears, I hare had no return of the trouble. I eonlialljr recommend thia fruit aaadioiae to all sufferers." P. II. Me HUGH. Ktoa box, 8 for f2.50, trial die At all dealers or sent postpaid bf rnufca-tives Ottawa, ROBERTSON SAYS HE WAS MISQUOTED OTTAWA, Jan, Press.) G. D. Robertson, minister of labor, said today that the resolu- tion passed by the Toronto veterans in reference to the scale of pay at the Collingwood Shipyards and baaed on a letter wWoh he wrote to tho prune minister, was evidently passed under a misapprehension. "I have no comment to make on the said ba la tba picture. Val Paul dl- ractad It. Mlgnonne li ing lady, and Frances Caray'i i load. during the act no lesr, than 1100 volts of electricity through hla Al VVesterman and Donni Hopkins LuMoyne, P. M. Brooke will seen In their bis time acevlc Lee have excellent act, "The a clever burlesque written around the ONSI Of MONEY- THE taking place OB the Bar Boat plytnc OTHER or LOVE between Miami. Florida, and Cuba. It swore then that some day, aome- where, somehow, I'd make you pay, Is a now and novel sketch, acenlcally beautiful, and with Al Westerman and vivacious Donna Hopklna assuming and I've done it In the only it the leading roles, will be long remenv would touch your rotieu I've bertd as a "real act" Bill Prultt, the cowboy minstrel, a native of our own Southern Alberta MONDAX, JANUARY 81.1981 hla wwltt aa naught toMj Ion craved and did not for he foaraad that tho women he loved wu only bright. (Uttering UniMl. waa marrying hla money beuause .waered as the best in months at the Colonial. Today, and Tuesday are the raudeviile days now. Remember hezu, and see the shows. lean years be bad worked and slaved to.that end, and now he had broken his enemy. But he had only robbed big enemy of money, whereas his own greed for by Andrew Soutar, author of tail previous Edwar Lewto success, "Other Men's Shown." It is gripping virile in theme, and has been given the splendid support of Leonard U 1 Ul l oplvuulv OI Ueonam gold had robbed, him of love, with- Shumway, Ruth Kins. Betty Br VMm HARRY CAREY AT COLONIAL WED. AND THURS. THIS WEEK "Lives there a gent who has not card, Before he died, the saddest "What word is the maiden cried; "I'd like to hear it, 'fore I died." "The saddest word" the bo, be spoke, "Is the dinner bell when you are broke." Which is one of the "pomes" of "Sundown Slim." Not much on senti- It was contended, and the conten- tion was upheld by the magistrate, that the section was an interference with and an attempt to regulate In- ter-provincial trade of a company with a Dominion charter. "No said Mr. Frame, "would dispute the right of the Dominion gov- ernment to demand such a return, but f submit it is, clearly beyond the pow- you can't judgo thia bappy use as he sees I have evidently i nesday been misquoted and a wrong impres- sion of my statements has been given to the Toronto returned soldiers." Secretary MacNeil when seen later eipressed the view that the attitndo of the minister toward returned men had been misrepresented. DR. MAX O. KLOTZ DEAD OTTAWA, Jan. Mai Otto Klotz. eminent surgeon, clubman and sportsman, died here early today of after a week's illness. I AUTO SALESMAN SUICIDES. REGINA, Jan. P. Rogers, for many years a salesman with the Me- Laughlin Automobile company, was found dead in his bed here today with a bullet through his heart. The coroner has decided that it is a case of suicide and -no inquest will be leld. Rogers was a war veteran. His ers of the provincial government un- friends can advance no explanation. der the yested in that body I------- iy the British North America Act as I t attempts to regulate transactions >etween a person or persons in Sas- katchewan with a person or persons another province, or a foreign country. It mnst refer to inter-prov- 'ncial or foreign trade as transac-! Lions within the borders of the prov- nce are prohibited under the act." PROHIBITIONISTS TO GIVE PROVINCIAL LAWS CHANCE; TO GO SLOWLY ROTARY GATHERING IN MOOSE JAW. MOOSE JAW, Jan. hun- dred Rotarians from Southern Sask- atchewan will gather in Moose Jaw on Monday, January 81, to attend the inter-city meeting. District Governor J. Davles of Medicine Hat, aVd dele- gations from Regina, Swift Current .mil Weyburn will be present. The I visitors will be entertained at a dinner in St. Andrew's church, they will then attend the Moose i hockey game, and the evening's pro-1 gram will be closed with a dance and social evening. OTTAWA, Jan. the pro- ilbltionists of Canada will not ask for my federal legislation on the subject his session, but are disposed to await he working out of the provincial ilaus, was the assertion today of Dr. A I. Grant, head of the Ontario refer- ndura committee, who with D.'B. Darkness, of Winnipeg, a prominent prohibitionist, saw the premier today. invested ftat wondering minstrel of the Arizona ranch country with all the humanity atfd sympathy the author breathed into bis character. Harry Carey's "Overland it will be remembered, was also an H. H. Knlbbs story. "Sundown Slim" is a unique char- acter and one well immortalized on. the silveraheet. His adventures when he "busts" right Into a fight between rival camps of cow and sheep'men, the events that lead him to buck up and become a real "killer" as well as a ranch owner in his own right, and the other accurences that round out the tale and serve to make it a candidate for consideration as one of the classics of the ranch country, may COLONIAL TONIGHT AND TUESDAY Two full and p.m. THE FIRST OF THE NEW "HIP" CIRCUIT BILLS THAT BREAKING ALL RECORDS. 16 To uraeurs Picture 'Tie White Circle" Is Full of Act ion AT THE EMPRESS FOR THREE DAYS Dr. Grant said the interview had to do with "some matters in the federal Tourneur pictures have "atmos- phere." Perhaps no other producer could have conveyed on the screen the He stumbled from a boxcar Into the midit of an Arizona blow! ate that loco wnM, Uove' and from a harm- Icaa hobo he became a dan- joroui killer overnight Harry Carey In hla latest and great- oat production, "Sundown at the Colonial Wed; neiday and Thursday thia week. hut declined to say what. The ban of liquor imports goes on tomorrow in Nova Scotia. Manitoba, the latest mystery that invests Touraeur picture, "Tha White which will be on view] at the Empress theatre for three days, commencing today. The picture w'as Saskatchewan and Alberta. What'adaDtei1 from 'I16 famous story by Rob- lifluor Is taken to those provinces now Is supposed to go only to the provin- cial government warehouses for use ert Louis Stevenson, "The Pavilion on the Links." The 'Plot centered around the at- nut lur U.IK i. j ,_ for medicinal, scientific, sacramental i ?y London banker to escape or industrial purposes. Dr. Grant said with the funds of an Italian secret today that the disposition' of those JIe ?as offered the hant) with wljoa he is associated is to eo' dauShter to a wealthy adventurer slowly, especially as the federal On the eminent takes the view that primarily i coaat a drama Jove the question is provincial He exnress' conflict Is fought out. J" (jAUrBSfc- A lor, n PI-___ii____ ed confidence that Ontario will vote dry on April IS. Mr. Harkness referred to posed new provincial .referendum in Manitoba to lessen the effect of the last vote and stated that it was with- in the purview of the province to take it. The federal law would automat- Ically conform to and protect whatever standards a province adopts. HUDSON BAY COMPANY SHIPS EXPRESS CARS OF LIQUOR TO MANITOBA HEGINA, Jan. employ- ees of the Dominion Express company worked night last night loading the last -1-1------' Also a splendid Mack Sennett com edy, "You Wouldn't Believe For the first of the new Monday alW Hippodrome Circuit to. Answer Him in House OF QOEBEC, .Ian. Sauve, JM.L.A.. has addressed a loiter to lion A. Turgeon, speaker of the ii'sisln i Uve council, again asking the iirivil of answering Mayor Martin of Montreal, before tho colleagues in tin- Inglalativo council, as in; has thrt.; I- limei been denied opportunity to on- Bwur the legislature. Mr. Sours asks should a friend of tlif majority have more power than a ji I'linrtisenUtlve of minority and adds: chamber can ignore even you to Jan. .Storey 48 years old, is. in the Western hos- pital here with a bullet ia his bod and Margaret Richards aged 23 is under arrest on a charge of shooting Storey, it ;8 said that the shooting occurred over a dispute as to tho price or a boltie of hear in the Rich- ards woman's home'Saturday night. AN ACT OF VANDALISM PRINCE ALBERT, Jan. Albert exhibitors of poultry at the Haskatoon poultry show were horri- Mr. Martin, that of ,..._-_ iiii- to friend before his col- leagues of upper house. "I" addlttM to UM anawcr which 1 1 will to Ms statement of thai which will render them unlit for fur ther aihlbitlon purposes this season. Hie birds were shipped by express and there is no explanation, of tho shipment of liquor to be Wj Vaudeville showa" which "will be pre- -tegina prior to the coming into senled tonight at the popular Colonial Import. The theatre; an array of acts Eeldom be- shipment consisted of five thousand fore equalled here will be seen cases of Hnnor valued at i The headline attraction will mark which ,s consiCTed In case lots to .the appearance of Electro and Com- mdivldual purchasers In Manitoba. pany-the dynamic wlzard-in his At midnight Sunday three special marvelous exhibitions of his control express cars were spotted at the ware- over electricity. Stranwd in an house of the Hudson's Bay Company j trie chair, Blectro performs wonders and the task commenced. The work! with-the current passing through his was finished in time to get the cars body. Ho candles with his lips KING'S (Late Phoenix) "The Picture House of Quality" "MON. and TUES. A virile drama of the whirl- pool of Wall Street; a man's faith, a woman's trust, and a revelation, startling and heart- stirring. i' HIPPODROME VAUDEVILLE SPECIAL HEADLINE ACT-THE SENSATION OF THE DECADE ELECTRO AND COMPANY "THE DYNAMIC ENIGMA" nB' baflling electrical BILL PRUITT "The Cowboy Minstrel" MORRIS PRINCE DUO Juggling and Musical Mixture. EXTRA ADDED ATTRACTION AL, WESTERMAN AND DONNA HOPKINS IN "THE THREE-MILE LUfflT A clever comedy Whistly Catchy songir- Special scenic Nifty lighting effects. WANDA HAWLEY in "FOOD for SCANDAL" A fine five-act comedy drama. "A Blue Ribbon Mutt" Century Bathing Girl Comedy. Prizma Coloroscope 3 Showa 7, and 9. SAME POPULAR PRICES NOTICE TO OUR PATKONS Hippodrome Circuit Vaude- ville will In future play at thi Colonial theatre pn Monday and Tuesday of every week for tha balance of the season. EMPRESS, 3 Days, Starting TOMYL grip of the Carbonari 1 And the white circle .that meant death! Tomorrow, this man, who had love and all the world to live far, must offer him- self to a foe who claimed the right to kill. Come and see what happened! Big Mack Bennett com- edy, "You Wouldn't Be- lieve funniest yrt. ,-1 Filmed from Roturt Louis Im- mortaMhrlll tale, "The Pavilion on Links." hack to the yards to be attached lo train No. 504 which left here for th cast at this morning. The last wiipment of liquor to comeMnto Ee- gina from an outside point arrived in two car loads nf whiskey from Ken- tucky to a wholesale house hero on train No. 62. a S'ass tube he throws forth a i 300-candlenower light, and at times WANT SALARIES ADJUSTED LONDON, Jan. As- sociated Canadian Asso- elated Press understands that W. L Orimihs, secretary oC thn Canadian high commissioner who has left for Ottawa in commissioned to make rep- resentations to the Canadian govern- ment concerning the need of read- justments of salaries of tho dpn f'Sundown Slim" was a member in good standing of the Tie Walking Union, but he went on strike__Harry Carey, In his latest and great- est -production, "Sundown at tht Colonial and Thursday thit From tile novel by Andrew Soutar You're a Pauper Now A drama of a man who broke market, won wealth, 'but iH'ggcd for his soul. ADDED ATTRACTIONS MOON RIDERS, MUTT JEFF !n "Everybody's Doing and PATHE NEWS. Good Muilc at he White Circle ;