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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JULY 5, 1917 THE LETIinniDGE DAILY HERALD 4 \ Used Cars. 3HORT PRICES FOR QUICK SALES. FORD. 1914 Model In good run- nina order .......... $200.00 FORD, 1917 model, has had very little uoc .............. $400.00 OVERLAND, nearly new. $700.00 Spenk today to save wishing tomorrow. PAGE FIVE OVER $1,000 RAISED [British FOR PALESTINE JEWS Motor Sales Limited "The Home of the Dodge Car" FIHE WASHOUT Nlngnra Falls, N.Y., July 4.-That warning of tlio wnaliout which caused Sunday afternoon's trolley wreck In tho Niagara gorge was given before the car with its fifty odd passengers and crow plunged Into thu edge of tho whirlpool rapids, its now admitted. W. J. Creighton, an inspector for the Great Gorge route, told the district attorney today that a telephone call Riving tho warning was received by William Piper, assistant suporin-tendent of the lino. A car was immediately rushed to the gorgo, but it Arrived too late. Superintendent Piper acted in the quickest way to meet the emergency, oilier officials tloelaro. Other cars reached thn scene of tho washout quicker than it would have been possible to reach tho power house and cut off the electric current. A Bang From Bangs Boreloigh-I nearly died laughing Jast night. Bangs-Which one of your jokes were you telling? For Sale CARY SAFE, inside dimensions 19x27x16. 3 FT. STANDING DESK. SINGLE DRAY. All in first class condition. Phone 1384 P. O. Box 538 183-0 KING EDWARD TRANSFER and AUTO LIVERY Office Phone 652 Residence phone 1344 The subscription to tho Palestine Jewish Relief Fund in Lothbridge, have reached, the gratifying sum of 11,007.36, which la larger than was anticipated. The following further donations have been received: Win. Oliver, ?I0.00. J. Morgan, C. linker, a. F. WelcheY, Wm. Hyssop, Geo. Korr, M. Freeman, K. V. Gibbons. E. It. Phiney, $r,.oo. Pete Cottar.-;', $4.00. W. II. Levitt, Goo. II. Hyt, $3.0(1. X. 1.1. Pont, K. Carson. W. f!. Kenny, Elite Clitur Store, A. C. Kaworth, i). 10. HarrlH. Friend, D. M. MeNabb, W. T. Llngard, Addison & Wilt, Goo. Cottarae, W. 11. Kostor, C. 10. Cameron, W. N. King, Or. Allen, Olympia Com*., Friend, $2.00. W. M. Mm my, Geo. Mclvor, T.el;i-bridgo Candy Co., H. O. Cox, Joe Fieg-gnn, .7. H. .DeWolf, McGregor Pros., d. M. Volnogol, A. M. Dowsley, A. Hunt, J1.00. Mr. Keel, treasurer of the fund, issues the following statement, closing the fund: Cabled to London committee, poi Royal Bank .. . s> I,nou.no Cable charts . . ". I1 Hont Mai. theatre UUifi Sundries..... 10.00 Balance P' i.' per Koyal iJanL ... '.'!.!>! �$1,067.35 $i,o�7.::r. In closing the fund, I take the opportunity to givo expression to the heartfelt � latitude of the committee to the citizens who havo so liberally and generously come to the relief of tho Jewish people In Palestine which have booii outrageously driven from their homes by the Turk. The spirit of fellow-feeling, generosity and broadmindedness shown on this unique occasion is a honor to the people of this fair city, the romemberanco of which wl'.i '. u particularly treasurod by the looal Jewish community. 1 also beg to teuJer the thanks of tiie committee to Mr. Groff, Editor of the Herald for the free publicity given to the fund, and to Mr. Parker of the Royal Bank for his kindness in re-mltUng tho funds free cf bank char-jges. : In order to assure tho cltiens that the funds raised will bo scrupulously admlnlutei ed so that it reaches the poople intended for, I am pleased to | be able to announce that Mr. Henry  -Morgenthau, former American Ambassador to Turkey, is at Urn head of a committee, on their way to Egypt and Palostlno, who will have full ; charge of tho funds raised in England, Canada and in the United Stales. I Respectfully yours, i L. KEEL, ! Treasurer Palestine Fund. Have Not Lost a if Gun Since April, 1915 London, July 5.-Since the beginning of the war the British havo captured 117,776 prisoners, exclusive of natives taken prisoner In African campaigns, many of v/hom have been released, said Major-Ofsncral F. B. Maurice, director of military operations at the war office today. The Dritloh have captured 739 enemy 51,08? men, Including In- dian and native troop6. These figures take in all theatres of war. The Brtlah have captured 739 guns during the war and lost 133. Of the gunn lost 37 were rc-cap-tored, and of the 96 remaining in the enemy hands 84 yere lost by the Brltloh on the west front early In the Vvar. The British have not lost a single gun on th? wist front since April, 1915, said the general. RESULTS OF EXAMS. DRAYING Phones 13-1-5 or 1356 Turner & WitcheH Office at Kennedy's 410 13th St. r DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. Limited Office-C. P. R. Freight Shedi PHONES Office ........... *163 Stables .......... 1064 BOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY Lethbrldge, Alberta We know the country thor oughly. We have had the experience. -It is paid for. TRY U8. Phono 1200 1 �J XV- JE.HMML Henim's Auto Livery 24 Hour Service � Capable Drivers Phone 1312 Dallas Hotel The Hudson Auto A BIG 7-PA88ENGER CAR STAND: PALACE CONFECT. IONERY, PHONE 686 "Meet Me at tho Palace" RACE RIOTS Editor, The Herald. Sir-The Fourth of July is significant In history because the American colonies advanced a stop farther than the Magna Charta in the progress of liberty and declared all men wero born with certain inalienable rights-lifo, liberty and pursuit of happiness. .While the world flows with rivers of blood in the greatest struggle over waged by mnn against the spirit of brute force for permanent guarantee of the higher ideals of Christian civilization, Hells ring, bands play, throats swell with song nddlng stimulus to a nation of 100 million people who are lauded as sponsors of those ideals in the present world cisis-simultaneous with this splendii' outburst of patriotism, the funoral dir^e saddens the hearts of ten millions of its populace. Charred and ghantly remains of innocent negro women anil children driven back into their burning homes at St. Louis are being removed to the morgue where they offer a spectacle thnt rendors the innoculntion of women and children with tubercular germs, the i.iuting down of fruit trees and the filling of wells with garbage araor.'f tho French peasants and many Hun atrocities which we considered hideous as nets of christian charity in comparison therewith. Let us not lose sight of tho fact that the United Stntos is the only country that was with Noro in the burning of human beings alive and that white women now indulge in tiie pastime. It is also well to note that these people's only crime lit that of leaving a section of the states where living conditions have to "Idie Wives," the big feature opens nt the Orplieuni tonight. Three sets of characters are about In commit acts of folly. They nil attend a moving picture theatre and, in a play culled "Life's Mirror" see the results of their proposed courses of action. The three s.'ts of characters are a young girl and her lover on tho verge of an unlawful union, a married couple, rich but drifting apart, and the family of a workingiuan tired of the life of misery in a cheap tenement. The youm; girl and her lover following the n'cl'ir? on th" screen see the folly of o,!:rr\Ing out their previous plans, and instead of the girl be-ins reiiuircd to 1 i -o in shame, a happy marriage is the outcome of the lesson taught them during their stay in the theatre. The two other sets of characters also see, as the story unfolds, the dlsc.nnto-.it thnt exists in the life of the rich and poor. They leave, the theatre knowing thalfthe hri;;ht side of human existence is p issiblo. in their lives keep the home- tires burning more brightly so that, when the hoys return home, they will find that we have indeed appreciated their sacrifices. (From tho Bow Island Review). W. J. Elliott, who for some time supervised the custom onion bore afterwards being transferred elsewhere, has now returned to Burdett to reside permanently, i Tiie ne.v elevator, erected by the j National Elevator Co.. is now com- i pleted, and the manager, E. F. Burty, arrived this week to lake it over. He has rented a house from Mr. Hamilton. .las. Noil finished his wool clip on Monday. He reports shearing was good and fleeces in excellent condition. Me had four shearers at work and the job took them about ten days. Ho will probably start loading wool on Friday. BurdeU's new hotel, erected by Mr. E. Brown, is nearly completed, and the owner expects to have everything in shape to have the initial opening on July 4th. An inspection of this hotel convinces; one move than ever that die town is extremely fortunate in having such a splendid building in its midst. Considerable grading is being I'one around Burdett by the Rural. Municipality of Bow Island, and many of the loads are being put into excellent condition. Work is now being done four miles west of Burdett, Councillor John Clark has been supervising and it is generally admitted that he has done his part exceptionally well. LOMOND (From Our Own Correspondent) Lomond, July 2.- Some wheat In this immediate district is headed out, and in a week a large area of wheat grown on breaking and suminerfallow will have their heads uncovered. Cutworms are playing havoc with several crops grown on spring ploughing, leaving largo patches void of verdure) The grain in this district ia spokon of by travellers and autoists as being superior to any seen in a large radius. Many here are counting on spending a couple of holidays taking in thai sports at the lint next week. Sevoral from this district are visitors at the Calgary fair. Narrow Escape A.narrow escape was the lot of MIsh Beatrice Joel yesterday when the buggy in which flho was riding nearly capsized. The timely aid of several gentlemen provented injury to tho unhappy occupant. 1 Bob Thompson has engaged a small Case engine with three plows to break one hundred acres. Miss Barnett has returned to Loth-bridge after an enjoyable visit with her aunt, Mrs. Andrew Tulloch. Lomond trimmed Champion to n do-cided defeat last Thursday afternoon, tho score being 'Mi. Pat and Wig, the old Htnndbya, wore on the diamond and displayed themselves creditably. Tho Lomond team has walked through several opponents already and they expect no difficulty in the future. Scotty Culhard has brightened up his house with n coat of paint. His cage is almost comploted and ha ia VULCAN (From Tho Advocate.) On Wednesday morning, after a brief illness, there passed away Mary Graham, the wife of James L. Wan-nop, of the Alston district. The deceased, who was 64 years of age, died at tho home of hor son Albert. Mrs. Wannop was one of the earliest settlers in this district, having resided in it for 1'i years. She came to this district from Manitoba, where she was resident for 2!) years. She was bom in Carlisle, England. Eleven children remain to mourn her loss, five daughters and six sons, one of whom, Gen. Wannop, is at the front. Tho whole community  sympathize with the bereaved family at the loss of an estimable mother and neighbor. The interment took place at Nan-ton, tht; ilev. Mr. Pouchie being in charge of- the funeral service. The name of Pto. n. 13. Smith, of Vulcan appeared on Monday's casualty list. Pte. Smith died of wounds received, some time ago. When in tho Vulcan district he resided northeast of town in the neighborhood of the HoadJey ranch. He was a married man, and leaves a widowed mother. Constable Harper, A.P.P., lias been moved to Calgary and his place here has been taken by Constable Walker A. P. P., of Lethbrldge. Mrs. C. E. Henry has lost, a brother at the front, his name appearing in tho casualty list on Monday. His name was Lieut. T. C. Crosby, who was with the SOth Highlanders, Nova Scotia, and he has been at the front since last September. Mrs. . Henry has not yet received any particulars regarding her brother's death. The "Robin Hood" Milling company-havo a site staked out on the track for the erection of an elevator. From every part of the district the reports of tho growing crops are most encouraging. Everywhere the growing grain is In splendid condition, 'and hopes arc as high as ever they wero for splendid returns if the weather-man will only keep favorably iucliuod as ho has done up to the present. AT THE EMPRESS "The Flashlight" is announced as the attraction the Empress for Friday and Saturday with Dorothy Phillips playing the lending role. hor supporting company being led by Lou Chancy nnd Win. Stowell. Albert M. Treynon-'s popular story of tho anino title, formed the basis of the photoplay and the production was directed by Ida May Park, the latest, addition to Bluebird's corps of directors. Miss Pari: is one of the very few women employed in producing photoplays end her initial work is declared to reflect, great, credit upon her capabilities as a producer. Tonight. Miuy Miles Minfer in "Thft Gentle intruder," for the last time GROCER TELLS FACTS TO LETHBRIDGE PEOPLE "I havo beon. overworking for yearn and my stomach gave out. I had no appetite and what l ate formed gar and soured. Was always constipated. Nothing h'd;i(.-:I until I tried buckthorn bark, glycet'ne etc., as mixed in Ad-ler-i-ka. ONE SPOONFUL astonished mo with its IXSTANT action." Because Adler-i-lm empties BOTH largo and small intestine it relieves ANY CASE constipation, sour stomach or gas and prevents appendicitis. It. has QUICKEST action of anything we over sold.--J. D. .HlgHnbotham & Co., Ltd,, DruggistH.-Advertisoment. AIR RAID CASUALTIES London, July 4.-A Inter report, on tho air raid increases the casualties to 11 killed and 3G injured. AT STARLAND "The Law of Compensation," one of the finest and most intensely interesting photoplays shown in the city for some time, will be the feature at Stnrland for the las;, times tonight. It. is the story of a young wife who becomes dissatisfied and becomes nn easy victim of an unscrupulous adventurer who tells her that he will make her a Broadway star. How she is saved by her father, who I ells her the story of her mother's life, and rescues her on the very brink of the abyss, forms a wonderful slory of emotion, tears and joy. Norma Tal-madge,"first", as the school girl, and then'-as the young ' mother, end lat-r as the unfortunate wife who deserts husband and child, and suffers the penalty, is superb, and well deserves tho reputation of being the best loved emotional actress on the screen. On Friday and Saturday a genuine mirth-producing comedy-drama, "The Smugglers," with the popular comedian, Donald Brian, in the leading role, will be the Paramount feature ' i * * *�* J i'V'sh 11 i-,tw1, '"''>"'�. ( t 1 ir These "Womanalls" can be worn either with or without the skirt. Many think that the skirt is unnecessary and think they work more efficiently In the bloomers. Tiie costume is being universally adopted south of the border. WILSON COMPLIMENTS CANADA. Ottawa, Out.. July ".-At. the golden jubilee celebration here of Canada's confederation the I'cllowing message was received today by the Duke of Devonshire, governor general from President Wilson: "At this time, when the ties between the Canadian people and my countrymen are made even stronger by association in the common cause of human freedom, I offer cordial congratulations on this half century of the anniversary of the foundation of the Dominion of Canada." A Happy Home Mrs. Crawford-Don't you think your husband would be happier if you let him have his own way more?" Mrs. Henpeck-Ho might, bo happier, my dear, but i wouldn't-Life. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FAMOUS PLAYERS PRESENT DONALD BKIAX IN "THE SMUGGLERS" A splendid comedy drama that has no dull moment from start to finish. LAST TIMES TONIGHT AT 7 and 9 NORMA TALMADGE. IN " THE LAW OF COMPENSATION" ' j A splendid picture. If you have not already seen it. don't fail to do so. | DUET-MISS SIMM AND MR. FLEMING AT 8.45. Admission 25 cents and 15 cent* , OftPHEUM-TONIGHT 1 THREE DAYS MATINEE TOMORROW AiH'hoi'-DoJiiihlson Line Canadian Service Comfort and Economy. Larpe Modern Steamers. Prepaid Tickets issued at Lowest Rates. Full Information from any U.K. or S.S. Agent, or H. E. LIDMAN, Gen. Agent. 449 Main St., Winnipeg, Man., Phone M. 53,12. 470 Granville St., Vancouver. Phone Sey. 3199 , *��-"--" - -1 i^T?*.'lrIli':^''"'''"''''^'"''"'"'v they Act? THE BIG SPECIAL The original and genuine treatment for chronic diseases of women and nervous complaints. Send for free cooy of "Universal Guide to Health." MRS. WM. FRANCIS, c'o. Mrs. H. B. Wilson, 102 1st St. W., Calgary. Direct from the Maxine Elliott Theatre, New York. The play that Mton-Ished all New York. The play that lifts the curtains on ioeiety't glau houses. PRICES, EVENINGS, ADULTS........ 50c, CHILDREN . 25o PRICES, MATINEES, ADULTS........35c. CHILDREN......'.. 15c The Play With All Humanity in the Cast. "LIBERTY" WILL ALSO BE'sHOWN AT ALL MATINEES. I TONIGHT Prices . . 10c-15c Sff 'The Gentle Intruder' A fascinating story of a swaet-faccd little girl who Inherited a vaat fiMtun^ unknowingly and lived for years in the home of the man who robbed har'a* Mfct Five Acts. Also 2-Reel L-KO. Smash, a Big 8eream and the Utftt MtjMMyV ;