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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY 27. 1918 THE LETHBmtX;R DAILY IfElULD PAGE FIVB Capt Skelton AcbepU $2000 In Cash At 4 o'clock this afternoon It waa learned by the HeralcUthnt Capt. Skslton, former chirft ot police, had ncceptecl an offer from Mayor H-irdlc of $2,000 of the cit-liens'�cioncy In lieu of Qcttlng hiB Job back. Capt. Skelton has cTgrecd to not further press his claim for ro-ln3tatenient. NothlnB woB known of Mayor Hardlo's offer of "$2000 and quit" until this afternoon. Whether the cominlsoioners authorized the mayor to make this offer Is not known, since nothing Is on the minute books of the council con-corninn it. What has led to Mayor Hardle's persistent opposition to )sx-chlef Skelton'B relnstatertetit It the subject of much speculation. Jhe argument that Capt. Skelton aid not do his duty overseas has long noo been exploded, so that Mayor Hardle. cannot rest his case on that. The citizens are greatly f puzzled. It is well-known that Mayor Hardle supports the principle of a segregated area, and that since Capt, Skelton went overseas, the segregated area here has remained undisturbed save in connection with Infractions of the liquor law. HAVE NOT BROKEN. Havana, CulMH Miiy 27.-TI10 Ciilmii 1 stnto department, todjiy dispnlrlied a|| elroiiliir telogftthi' tu tlm Cuban dip-j loniolH In all fon'lKii ? ? 4. 41 fj, NO MATERIAL FOR MUNITIONS. ? I'arls. .May 27.*-Workmen arrlvinK in Switzerland from (Jermany, says r. despatch from Hernn to'tlie )'arls Matin, assert that iho Germans are undergoing great difficulty In securing material for the man-utacture of munitions. Several German papers dully publish orders commandeering material and calling for Uie meltluK of monuments and liousoliold objects containing motii), cvnn handles on doors and windows being' specified. .> .> .> . HE DENIES ECONOMIC CONTROL FINLAND 20 YRS. f'.oponliatron, May 27.--(.!r'rinaiiy is empowered "to take economic control over Finland for twenty yuar.s under the conimorcial ngreoment lielweeu 11)0 two countries, according to the JJorgen Aftonblsd, wlilci". publishes the report as coming from "11 gocid HO\ircc." fierntaii money will 1)0 ijlaced in a number of Finnish factories, parlicii-larly sudi as arc able to produ' of niany "grown up" stories, hut alsd ol sucli famous childhood classics :is "Littlo Lord Fauntloroy," "The l.iiile I'rinccsK,." i iind others, lias uov,- l)ecnnie a full- 1 fledged screen amhor. "'i"he Fair Barbarian," one ot' llie most popular of her stnrles. btis hceii iidapted for the screen by Editit AI. Kennedy witlf Vivian Martin us the star .-iiid Itoliert Thornhy ns" the I'ai'aiuuuut director. The story deals wtih an American girlwho visits a suuill iOiiglish town -with the soothing' effeet of a small-sled cyclone. How she wins over the crusty Englisli sipiiister iuinl with whom she lives, aii'l iiKiiiages to bring, not only her own roniance. but those of several others, in a siucessfnl climax, makes an cxi e[i(lonaIly attractive screen story. "The Fair Barbarian" will he til'' ('�atm-e at Starlaiul tonight and lonio. rov,. AT THE E."\lPRESS "The Kaiser, tlic lieast of Berlin," has been liookod ai t rcuiiMidous cost for tlireo nights siiowing at the popular Empress theairc to commence Thursday, Way ".mil. it is 11 pictorial sketch of tho German ruler whidi will ' make you hiss, sliimi and applaud in turn, at its tiniciy and pnii.gcnt utterances nnd by llie sann; token yon will | marvel at its cxaiiness and general | out prominently as tho notable event of his career In the films. ICvciybody knows the .Htory which lias been handed down .from the earliest Eiipllsh peoples as a heritage of joy 10 the iiresent day. "Jacdi aurl llie llennBtalk." which has delighted the liearts of (�hiblren all over (he world, has now been fraught beforo the all-seeing eye of the: camera, i-aged and made ready to present to (lie world In a (angilile. visible form. 'I'he in;ister mind of William Vox. film wizard, now presents to you tho Fox kiddie wonder picture. At. the Empress tonight. . THE KING IN FRANCE. M the upper right. His Majesty is talldng to a sergeant wounded in tiio great Gorman drive; in th(' lower left, he is speaking to a. Scot, "back fi'oin the mouih of hell." Brlti.5h Official I'liotos. FIRE IN A IWi DETROIT HOTEL Detroit, Hay 27.- More than one hundred guests at tho Cadillac hotel were driven from their rooms to the street early thia niornlng by a fire that swept through the aoven-slory annex ot the hotel. The upper floors of the main building also were damaged. A fireman and a porter were overcorao by smoke. Tho loss is es-limated at over $200,000. VISITORS ARE IMPRESSED with tlie good taste and dlg-nity ot monuments produoedv by us. They note the chostonesH o� tho designs nnd tho fidelity which has been given to every detail..We are prepared to submit liesigns for roonumants of any character from a simple headstone to the' moat elaborate. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Worka R. Naeds. Prop. 8th Street S. NORMAl AT 'PEG Winnipeg, May 27.-With the conclusion ot the agreement between the Labor federation in Winnipeg and the city council tunighl at tho meeting of tho city council. Winnipeg's big strike will be at an end.. Since the tentative agreement was reached on Friday evening, the strikers have been returning to work in batches until all hut four hundred have resumed thoir occupaftons. ' \ One union of 150 toauisters struck for recognition of their ne.w schedule last weoK, As their erievance lias not been officially recognized, they arc re malnlng on strike, and the C. P. K. Ifroight handlers, who struck- in sym pathy with the teamsters in particular, will not return to work until the team-Hters' schedule Is rocoKnlzed. Two hundred and forty freight handlers ai't; Involved. Tho repVesentative ol the teamsters expectij that thoir ditfer-encos/wiU be disposed of within the next day or so 'when tUoIr strike will he over. " -Conditions are rnpldly returning to normal in Winnipeg and there have been no disturbances of any kind, at an.v'time during the strike. Tonight Only lOc and 20c OLIVE TELL in a Master Production I* TOMORROW JUNE CAPRICE The Sunshine Maid in the CharmlngVWilliam Fox photoplay- ''A Child of the Wild" photographic brilliance. Rupert Julian takes tiie role ot tiio kaiser. Let those who have more intimate knowledge of uifi kaiser and liis habits than the average Canadian, rise in criticism ot l\lr. .lulian's portrayal of hini. To the casual observer it is a brilliant feat in makeup and dcporlnient and stands TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESEI^IT VIVIAN MARTIN IN "THE FAIR BARBARIAN" FIVE PARTS "COL HEEZALIAR AND THE BANDITS" C0IV1EDY CARTOON ESS TONIGHT THE STORY THAT NEVER GROWS OLD The agelong tale of the Pigmy who comiiierert the Titan the David against Goiiatli-this is the story which William FoJTias placed upon tho screen in 'JACK and the BEANSTALK' A Special I'^ox Kiddie Wonder Picture-WrrH' 1300 CHILD-,nKX A.N'D A GIANT 8 FT., G IN. T.VIjI.,-tor children-from 5 to Years. � Direct from Its New York Run at the Globe Theatre. "this april- Fo6l" SUSINESS DO'nT GO WITH ME , V ANY MORE r OVER AIR RAIDS I.oudou, May 27.-(Via lieuter's Ottawa Agency)-Telefraphtug from Arasterdam, Reutei's' correspondent etates that the Frankfurter Zettu'ng is greatly concerned over tho allied air reprisals. It asks whether Von Hert-ling, the Germi^Q Chanoellor. wnillng. The picture- that docs what no hoolt Could do-what no stage play could do-what oceans of oratory could not do-what; printed stories of atrocities.or pbotogrnplis of Ijuttlefields and ruins could not do. , , . It Strips Naked the Soul of History's Maddest Murder King A lumdrod times more absorbiuB than any pi^itui'e hound down to dates -a hundred times more artistic than avim some cramped recital ot dry-as-dust ��"5 fact, this inspired combinatloh ot*fact,' fancy and amazing artistry la first, 1 last and always ^ ^IhsaWf^Btghn A Blazing Revelation of the Absolute Truth A picture of tho secret Instincts, Jhe unholy desires ot William ot HohonzoUern, as known only to those immediately around hlni. An X-Ray straight into a shriveled soul. An authentic reproduction ' of outrageous insolence towards our counti-y as accurate as known history can make it, Tho truth, the whole truth-and nothing but the truth. ... ' � Showing at the EMPRESS^ Thurs., Erie and S^fc tliSi 1^^ "WISE TO THE GAME" 'This is the type of man our community neieds. The man who is "wise to the game.'' The man who can't be "April-fooled." He is on to all the tricks of the mail order business. He's got them all down pat, and so he smiles as he passes up the gold brick on his way home with his basket. of horne bought^ goods on his arm. Take a good look at this man, for we need more of his kind. Every community needs men and women who will investigate for themselves, who will compare home values with put-of-town values. Let us all get wis^tQ this game and place our money in the "Trade-at-Home" basket. 11705236 ;