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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1918 THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HRRALb PAGE FIVE Ordered Not To Appear Calgary, July 10.-Colonfel Moore, of the Depot Battalion, did not appear at the special session of the Alberta Appelate Court held this morning, TIjc hour from 2 to 3 o'clock was taken up by the registrar In argument on the question of the "Wilful contempt" of Colonel Moore In not appearing. It transpired that Colonel Moore had been ordered by the adjutant general at Ottawa'by wire today nol'to appear and not produce the bodies of the nine men for whom application for habeas corpus has been made. * The Judges retired at 3 o'clock' to decide on the matter of a writ if attachment on Colonel Moore. A petition for attachment of Col-Dnel Moore has been made by J. E. Varley, LIVESTOCK GOOD AT ? EDMONTON EXHIBITION Edmonton, July 10.-T'lls la Unltod Farmers Day at tlio Exhibition and porfoct woathor conttltiona continue for their holiday. The hlRli prize for the best ClydeHilnlo stallion three years old was carried oft by Scotlailtl'h Seal, owned by A. L. Dollar, or High River. Tlio Buinc man also the best two year old Clyde stallion, Clifton Heir; he also took second money wltli Scotland's Cross, BY AIR, TWO HOURS Edmonton, July 9,-MIgs Kath-erlne Stinson allghtsd from her aeroplane at the Edmonton cx-f hibltlon grounds at exactly eight o'clock tonight, having made the flight from Calgary with the first mail package sent In Western Canada via Uie air rlute. Miss Stinson'i acAal flying time over the 196 miles was two hours and five minutes. Miss Stinson flew at an average height of 6,000 feet throughout the trip. A strong southeast wind wh�n she first started helped considerably, but veered somewhat before she finished the course and made navigation difficult. y GERMAN FORCES Washington, July 10.-The first doC-Intte news of an armed body of German and Hungarian prisoners In Siberia jvns contained In a report, refceiv-od today at the state department from the United State."! consul at Vladivps-tok, telling/Of the capture by Czechoslovak forces of GOO prisoners and the town ot Nlkolsk,, about eighty miles northwest of Vladivostok. The Ciecho-Slovaks lost forty killed and two hundred wounded. They were opposed by a largo force of Bolshevik! Red Guards and armed German and Hiingarlaij, prisoners. The "consul reported that the DoIshoV'-iki hanged ^^several members of the Nikolsk city ndmiiilBtratlon and a number ot railway employes. AUSTRIAN FLOODS Zurich, July 10.-The Vienna newspapers report a heavy and continuous rainfall as having caused ffoods In many parts of Austria and Southern Germany, resulting In immense damage to the cr^p.. CONVENTION FAVORS ANNUAL TAX'SALES Victoria, July 10.-The convention ot the Union of Canadian .Municipalities this morning went on record in tavor of annual tax aalos as tlie best way to relieve the present delinquency fjuestion. The donventlon was further asked by Commissioner Yorath of Saskatoon to go on record asking the Fed eral government to have a survey made ot the public works required to bo executed by the provincial govern ments and municipalities after the war in order to avoid recurrence of the serious problem of unemployment after the war which confronted tiie western municipalities after the col iupfle of the real estate boom. Debate on the seconil motion was adjourned after strong objection thai a survey, followed by the flotation of a loan to finance the work, would be accompanied by Federal intervention and thus bring abo\it centralization of affairs against which the municipali ties wore fighting. In moving the first motion, Commls slonor Yoratli, Mayor Hardio ot^jeth lu'idgo and Mayor Cater oC Brandon took part. Secretary Lightimll made a state ment with regard to the railway con-solidatod act. He pointed out that the parliamentary agent had to resist a strong lobby on behalf ot the corpora tlone and that a certain group of sop ators had restored to the bill definl lions which would be prejudicial to the welfare of municipalities. Mr. Ijighthall said "the house ot commons seems disponed as a whole to stand by us -and by popular rights in tho matter." Most of the morning's session was occupied with vital questions of main taining municipal credits. The convention decided to sit private in Order to talk over the sit ualion more freely and enable it ^o uso names ot municipalities affected SIGNS APPROPRIATION. NO IRE KIDNEY Since He Commenced to Take "Fruit-a-tlves" 73 Lkks AvF.Nt!K, Ottawa, Ont. "Tlirec yi'ars ago, I began to feel run-down and tired, and sulfered very much from Livcf and Kidney Trouble, ll.iving read of 'Fruit-a-tivcs', I tlioughtl would try them. The result was surprising. / Itafe not had an /lotir's sickness since 1 commenced using 'Frull-a-tives', and 1 know now wliat I have not known for a good many yenrs- that is, tlio blessing of a licallhy body and clear tliinking brain". WALTEU J. MAllKIOTT, 50o. a box, 6 for $2..50, trinl size 25c, At all dealers, or sent postpaid on receipt of price Jiy Fruit-a-tives Limited, Olliiwa. DOPED THOSE 10 SEDIIP Chicago, July 10.-Ten waiters and ollicials ot tlio waiters union were indicted by the grand jury as a result ot investigations tliat'patrons of hotel dining rooms and restaararits, wlio had Kllphted waiters In giving "tips," had been drugged witii "mickey fin;i" pow dors. The powders are a concoction, colorless and tasteless, whicli produc o.d nausea. Conspiracy to do bodily harm and conspiracy to injure the Pnb lie health by administering the powders, known to tho medical profession as tartar emetic is charged. W. S. Wood, alleged manufacturer ot the powders, was among tliose indicted. Mills to Close Calgary, July 10.-The tlour mills of Calgary, together with all the mills grinding wheat within the Dominion, are to be closed down for the greater portion of the month of August and possibly until the new crop comes In. The Robin Hood mill of this city may close within the next week and the Western Canada somB time before the first of the month. Lcthbrldge mills expect to close down about August 10th on grinding wheat. DHAFTEES HlOE IN Quebec, July 10.-That at least 200 young men of military age are hiding In the bush somewhere back of Ste Anne De La Perade, Que,, is the news brought In by travellers arriving from that center. The story even goes as far as to state that they are well armed, provided with ample ammunition and that they even mined certain stretches of the road, according to tlie story. The men have established outposts with watchers who stop any stranger going toward that part of the wbod and where the absentees are reported to be. Prominent citizens of La Perade spoken to over the telephone say this Is the first news that they had of this alleged entrenching of young eligible men for service. Telegraphic Briefs Washington, July 10.-President Wilson today signed tho $12,000,000,-000 army appropriation bill to meet expenses ot the a;-my programme for 1 the next fiscal year. >" "> .....'^- - .......................... INO'S FRUIT*, SALT & .DANCE Friday, July 12th 9.00 P,M, NEED'S ORCHESTRA PRICE 75c big Barn Da ,nce for The Red Cross FELGER'S BARN, SOUTH OF LETHBRIDGE"~ 8:30 CARS FROM CITY Cars Leave Post Office at 8.00 o'Clock Prlcf, Including Dance and Auto Ride, $1.00, Refreshments to bit / Sold at Dance. PMOWKI PEOPLE CELEBRATE (From Our Own Corresnondent) Palcbwlii, July fi.-Last Sunday was children's day at Glasstord. With the exception ot a tow remarks by the pastor on the attractiveness of Jesus to the children, tho atternoon service was wholly talcen up by tho young people. Tho program consisted of songs, rocitatlon.s and music by the Sunday school, they all rendered their parts well. The school housd was full and every one present spent a pleasant and protitable time. Celebration. There was a grand celebration Dominion Day on the Many Berries River, south of Orion, in which a large nunfber ot people participated. Many Berries, Orion; Glass'ford and Pakowki wero well represnted. It was planned that all should eat dinner in picnic style. After malting the woods (ring with the old Doxology, "Praise God" From Whom -Ail Blessings Flow", about one hundred sat down to a dainty meal provided by tiie ladies. After the meal wae over various kinds of Sports were engaged in. Tho greatest attraction for the young people seemed to be the water. Owing to the dry summer (perhaps) lish had not got up that far. so no fish -were caught, lint there was much pleasure in bathing and swimming. The boys espec'lally were loathe to leave the water. When the cars were ready to start for home it tooK the scouts a long time to gather tho boys together. A very Interesting ball .game was played during the afternoon between the Glasstord loam and the Orion boys. The score stood 1" to 15 in iJavor ot Glasstoial. Seeing it was not' the regular Orion team that played, that team having gone to Etzikoni to play that day, we th'ink Orion did well. Tho ladies were on tho grounds during the ball game with'retreshments, and ready to take their pictures al tho close of the game.  Tho crowd brblce up in good spirits, everybody wishing v/o might'lneet again on such an occasion. � � The Glasstord school ma'anv Mrs Low'ifl Weeks, touother witli Mr. Weeks, and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bennett left last Friday for the Cypreps .Hills whore they will enjoy a rest and a holiday. Mrs. Almeda Crabb, of Wisdom,' who has been tcaclrlug tho Btirby school, arrived in I^ilcowki Friday ovonin gwith lior huBb.lnd, fifr. Lewis Crabb, to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ora Bishop, wlio live southwest of town, during Mrs. Crabb's vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Stevenson and Mrs. Webb made a business trip to Medicine Hat Wednesday evening. . Called to Colors, Another ot tho Glasstord boys, Wm. Bennett, has been called to tho colors. Ho loaves next Wednesday. ifor Calgary. Uev. H. X,. Wngner.^ot Ileglnn, will occupy the pulpit in tho livangolioal Church on Sunday, tlio lltii. Hour .of setvlce, Pnkowki, 10.30 a.m..-Glasstord. 3 p.m., Orion S p.m., ho will nliSo be at Dow Monday evening at 8. VISITED WILSON. . Washington, July 10. - Madame Mario Botchkarova, colonel in the Ilussian army and former commander ot the famous "Woman B.ittalion ot Death," discussed nus.^ian questions with President Wilson today at the White House. The conteronco was carried on through an interpreter. AOS FEROCIIY ON IHE TALIAN PRISONERS London, July in.--ltiillanH wlio have boon drafted into Austrian army and made to figiil under Austrian banners have sufforrd niiiltreatmont at tho hands ot tlioir An.sirlini com-maiulers, accordlUR to llic^ si nry of an Italian captain made puljlic bore. The narrator's name lian not hww dirtfloK-nil but it is saiii that ho was ii native of the Trentliio dr.-iftcd by tli.' Aus-trians, sent to the ciistovn friiut. captured and Kmi back to Italy wlinrn be is sorvin;; In Hie Itnlinn arniy. in the early days of the w:ir, tho cap-l.aln said, storm troops of llio .\ustrlan army in the cast wore Italians pressed into service, forced into alninst certain dcatii by an advance and iibsohito-ly certain death dealt from llicir own trenches it they wavorccl. Tho Italians wejo constairtiy objects ot "contempt, distrust and brutality." Tho captain jtoinlnd to tho official Austrian casualty lists In substantiation ot Ills statemenlR,.that tho women ot th\ Trentino wcvi: mobilized Ijy Austrians and torcod to work in trenches. "A liivgii number of Austrian sub-jcotr^ r; Italian ancestry wore con-dcnn.f.l Kir political rciisotis," tlie officer liiifd. "They wore sent in groups into Galicia. Knrouto they were subjected to varied ;ind con.itant brutalities from their escorts and they wore insulted by thu^ inliabitar.ts. Some times they were shut in cuttle trucks with guards witli fixed bayonets in passenger coaches next to tiiem. In this manner they journeyed over the Carpathians and Oalicinn lowlands with nothing to cat but bread and dirty soup served in a mess tin in which tho guards spat by way ot amusement. The full talo of tho suffering!! ot these victims ot Austrian ferocity novor can be told. This name & can - your guarantee o{''Coffe.e ' Satisfaction" In ^4,1 flnri 2 pound snled tins also for Percolators, [SEAb BRANol 193 ' Every lover of delfcfotn coffea shoM havo our booklet, "Perfect Co^ee  Perfectly Modo". Write for n copy. CHASE & SANBORN. MONTREAL CARS WILL RUN Vancouver,, July 10.-Unless something unforscen develops cars will start running tomorrow morning in Vancouver and Point Grey, stated George Kidd, general manager of the B. C. Electric Company at noon today. IMPROVE LINE. Rome, July 10.-Italian troops In the Brenta Valley on the mountain front carried out operations yesterday by means of which the Italian line In tiiis region was rectified, the war office announced today. NEW EQOIPIN EEX AN ULTIMATUM , Vancouver, July 10.-Unless the Federal government appoints a Royal commission by next Saturday night to Investigate the grievances of the masters and mates of British, Columbia there will be a tie up of every ship and tug running out of British Columbia ports all the way to Alaska. Austin Hill, wlio has been here for tlio past six months making extensions to tho local plant of the government telephone system, is leaving tonight for .Moose Jaw whore ho will be In ciiarge ot the installation ot a new plant being installed there by tho telephone system of that province. While hero .Mr. 11111 Installed a now battery service for the local plant, giving practically twice the battery equipment. This will make for better service on tho local exchange. The now storage b.-itteries are of the very latest design, and include a number of neutralizing cells to be used in re-charsing the set. A now power board is also being added. The plant ; is now equipped with power to carry ' a great many more telephones than are now in service. New line switches � and new out.sldo construction are the ne.xl needs of tho local exchange. i Jlr. Hill states that Jlr. Bennett; who installed tho local plant in 1909 is now head ot the company's installation 1}rancli. i SPRIMG COULEE D (I'"rnin Our Own CnrrosDondont) Spring Coulee. July S.-Tho largo dance hall at Spring Coulee was protly well filled on Sunday evening, tho Tth inst.. when a sacred concert was given Cor (ho benefit of the Lelh-bridgo and district Groat War Veterans Association. .Mcsfirs. Holmes Jow-ett, I'"rcd Btissingor, John Shaw, J. Steel and J. Lowe wore in attendance from the iyCthbridge association. A very nice iirogram was arrangtMl with Mr. II. K. ICfdlcy as chairman. l'>i!il linssliuier gave a sliort address on matters ot importance to the returned fioidiors, while Holmes Jowett occupied p.irt of tlie time giving a stirring address upon the growtii of (ho moveincnt. dealing at length on tho principles for wliicli the soldiers aro organized. He made a strong appeal to the people In the smaller towiis tor their support, explaining the fact that the G.W.V.A. was just as mupii a necessity for tliose who had relatives or friends overseas a.s it was to (lie boys who had done their bit. Tlie veterans who had tho pleasure ot being present wore agreeably surprised at tho large attendance, the collection realized a handsome sum. Tlie members of liic G.W.V.A, wish to express their thanks to those who assliitcd with tho program, also the people tor their very generous support. Spring Coulee leads the way in regards to rendering assistance to tho association, so far as tho town.s or villages outside Lethbridge are concerned. was seasick and the filming wont on merrily during tho entire voyage. In this picture, which will ho shown at tho Bmprcss theatre today only, there is certainly the tang ot tho sea and, moreover, the scenes'ient thein-aelves to some exnulslte photography. These William Fox Standard pictures arc noted for their scenlo beauty, and even It the atorles wero not so gripping, as they all certainly are, they would be worth riewlng. IRON * U Bruce A, Campbell ot East St. Louis the next grand exalted ruler ot the Benevolent and Protective Order ot Elks as tho result ot preconven-tlon sessions ot the administration. Increases strenBth of delicate, nervous, run-down people In two weeks time in many instances. It has been used and en- t> ^,,;, ^,^, WELL, HARDUYI StooV;holm, July 10.-General ; Mnnnerlieim, commander ot the > Finnish govornraent forces,' to-'-day visited th(f American mln-' Ister to Sweden hna aaked'hlm what chanco there was of Finland gettlug a supply 'of food from the Entente Powers. The gouornl painted tliefood situation In Finland in tho darkafet colors. Tiie American minister told him/lherc was very llttlo chnnco qt Pinlaiid: getting supplies so long US Germany hold tUa country under her control. BIG LOAN FOR THE BETHLEHEM STEEL Now York,'July 10.-Bankers who will underwrite the $50,000,000 seven per cent serial notes ot the.Bethlehem Stool Company are working on tho final details. In all probability the new issue will bo offered before tho end of Hie week at a price to Include 7.50 per cent, to 7.75 per cent. Washington advices are to Jho effect that the new notes will have a conversion feature attached allowing holders ot tho $50,000,000 two-year 5's duo February 15, 1919, to convert their notes into the now 7'8. AT THE EMPRESS INSIDE STORY OF THE WAR IN GERALD FILM When on October 25,1915, the Kaiser shook his fist in tlie face ot Ambassador James W. Gerard antl told lilin that after the war was ended he would stand tor no nonsense from the United States, ho did not realize that tho patience of'Americana would soon reach the breaking point. , The whole series ot Inc^lants, the plot.nnd intrigue, the broken promises, tho deliberate disregard for all the rights ot n friendly nation In the insane desire to rule the world is clearly shown in tho wonderfully vivid motion picture reproduction ot Mr. Gerard's book, "My Four Years in Germany." Here you see unrolled before you the whole part of the history from the Zabern incident to the gathering of the American army over there. Every American should see this picture 80 that he can hotter understand why America must stand united against this common too. This picture will be shown at the Empress theatre on July 15. . WATCH FOR IT! "Lest We Forget" METRO'S Great 8-Act Spectacle Showing the Sinking of the LUSITANIA Stdrrlng . RITA JOLIVET EMPRESS STARTING TOMORROW TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESEN7. Pauline Frederick IN "MRS. DANE'S DEFENCE" ALSO I MACK SWAIN "LOST, A COOK" TWO-REEL KEYSTONE'COMEDY EMPRESS TONIGHT ONLY. , A fine old ship was ohavterod by William Fox for putting Robert Louis Stevonson'a famous story, "Treasure Island," on tho screen. ' ^ The actors who made up the characters in the book had n beautiful sail on tho Pacific Ocean. It was Mice 9, holiday to tlio youngest of them anQ thoy skipped around the dock in great gleo. As it happened, not one of them EG2EMA GUARANTEED AND SOLD IN LETHBRIDGE BY THE KENNY & ALLIN CO., LTD., DRUGGISTS. YOittAN DOBETfERl Hen hese^h^n i lsqh, DRil'r&OODSi .M ENS V� El A Rv* NMfi!* L ET H B RI ? G Ei r cfAiRfSfTP THE DddR .-.I Our Midsummer Clearance Sale Is pronounced by people who know and appreciate real values' io bo the best In the city. BURIED TREASURE Gives the'motive to this stupendous story ot romance and adventure. WILLIAM FOX PRESENTS "TREASURE ISLAND'' Pirates, the island of mystery and adventur<3. For men and women-boys and girls. By Robert Louis StevenBon Scenario bytBernard AlcConvllle Directed'by C. M. and 8. A. Franklin. - Standard Pictures. Also L-KO Comedy and LatMt Weekly. EMPRESS TONIGHT ONI.Y. , sai" 657531 ;