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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT TEE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD "SYEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 34, W20 IDS PAYING EXPENSES OFMR.CRERARBYTHEU.G.G. .Rice Jones Deals With Critic- 1 ions Directed at the United Grain Growers r APOLITICAL OPPONENTS GIVEN THE BLAAIE company. In no other com- pauy ia Canada, the exceyllou of Saskatchewan there such a democratic form of government as wHi the U. G." Rice-Joued stated that thi-re were 152 elevators ia Alberta and other butldiugs ou'neil by the I'oui- CALGARY. Xov. the 'bis Interests' are alleged to have val'3 IbeJ trsvelllns expenses of the Hon. Mr.j llelghen and the Hon. MacKenzle Kingrdurins their recent tour through Canada. Is it a fact that the United Grain Growers Limited will finance the Hon. Mr. Crerar he speaks in Alberta'' This was the question put to C' Rice-Jones, general manager of the U. G. 0. by a delegate at the conven- ClaihlS tlon o( U. P. A. secretaries Wednes-' dav morning after he had delivered an address on "Tbe effect of the'polit- ical 'movement on the- company." The questioner stated that there appeared to ba some misapprehension in some section of the province as to Crerar's-sliding as a farmer. Mr. New Ontario Would Slake Very.Substantial Province' FORT WILLIAM. Nov. Keefer, K. C., M. P., for the rldlns Port Arthur, spoke today before the The general manager In replying to-contention of the Central Canada the query staled that no had -been i Colonization and Highway association repeatedly asked If-Mr. Crerar was-advocating secession from the pro- going to speak !n Alberta. Mr. Crerar-j viuco of Ontario and the formation of was, as a matter of fact. In Calgary i a new province to consist of the hole at the present Ume with the inteu-j northern 'portion the province, In- tlou :of attending tuo the district of Patricia. The of. the company, and he would cer-[ speaker ivbo was Introduced by Cbalr- talnlydraw his expenses, as man A. PUt, as about to speak on a from the U G G In ether words subject of lilvown choosing, look is farmers will pay his with the government of tlia pro- said Mr TUcp Jones 'and 1 want to vlrice on th'e expediture of rnonev col- knoTS if thej have not the fight to' lected in this northern district, saying doit! Farmers have the perfect right j that two million dollars was collect- to use the profits of the U. G. G. for led from it, over and above what was anything they lie.added. "If.expended, through grants for roads farnfers want Mr. Crerar to speak it j and other government sen-Ices. He anil from the stand- point of population and territory the proposed new province would compare Is none'of the busi- ness.1 Investigated" Complaints Mr. Blco-Jones referred to various favorably with other new provinces at rumors' that had been circulated that [the time of their formation, G. was not doing what it Mr. Keefer was accorded a Vlndly fihouhl do. "Wo naturally .check up; hearing, tut no resolution dealing with all complaints >en remarked [the matter is likely to be brought be- Uie speaker. "This has been our prac-' fore "the convention; as all resolutions tics for several It is necessary j that will be considered at the present to know whether the complaints'are increasing or decreasing. 'Complaints are getting less and every ye.ar' said manager, until about tbe nine general or ten :inohlhs ago, and we could not under- stand at first how this was when we felt lhat we were giving better ser- vice than we hid given before. 'Wo-.'dlscussed this. matter with our be. continued, "and asked them to size up the situation at dif- ferent points Tlsited in the country and find out just what 'was happen- ing The results" are that it has been wade ver> clear to ns that the pollV Icalfoppopents .of the farmers' move- j mnnt "are as one of ways ofj trying to weaken the farmers' polit-, ical movement, inaking a special 'ef- fort to discredit the TJ. G. G. and. to create dissatisfaction. t Naturally it is very hard for me to anything" continued Mr. 'and I session were in the hands of the com- mltte by November IS. The convention has already en dorsed the formation of a union of municipalities .covering the four west- ernmost ridings of Ontario, Port Arthur, Fort William, Kenora. and Rainy Rjver. -This union ia ready" for organization "under the chairmanship of N. M. Paterson, of Fort William. Other resolutions include a demaud for a commissioner to push colonlza- tiorTiri this" district. ment on any names but .1 am ab- certain although 1 could not prove it in, a -court .of that there are men throughout the'cpnritry'vriq' arc peddling certain storied obo'uC the G. and'Somci of .Us 1 'A Soulless Corporation" Mr. Rice-Jones stated that another roatter: that had been referred, to by the critics that mentioned was thai the "II G G was "a soulless "crporation building up big reserves making huge profits." The speak- tbat he wanted to say they had found out something this fall. "You all know there Is a business de- pression lie said anri tbat money is a little t'ghl If we did aorrjR profit and had a fund "we" would not have any money to run The policy in, making Automobile Racing Drivers Win Praise Popular Star Has Respect for Speed Klnos After Making "What's Your Wallace Reid has a wholesome ro- for professional auto racing drivers as the result of his experien- ces while filmlns "What's Your Hur- bis new picture which will te shown ut the Empress theatre tonight ami rj.ilnuco of week. "Snme people will agree with cne of tho characters In this picture." said WalMe recently, "that auto racing is a dangerous and altogether useless oc- cupation. That is uol my point ot view. .Making the race scenes In 'What's Your brought mo Into contact with some of the greatest drivers In the like Kulph de Pahna. Hearno and Tommy Milton. These men represent a high type of courage and resource- fulness that Is found in few other pro- fessions. "In 'What's Your I was re- quired to plug the breach in a burst- ing dam by means of a motor truck. If 1 were called upon to do a danger- ous Job like that In real life. I'd like nothing better than to have pro- fessional racing man like Eddie Hick- tnbacker or Barney Oldfleld working with me." Tonight for the last time, the pic- ture sensational, Hobart Boaivorth in "Below the Surface." GRIPPING DRAMA "EXPERIENCE" WINS A CRITICAL HOUSE Written Out of Hard Trials of Author Who Scored Triumph Experience is one of the most vain- day, and to the many other titlenr features In connection with the play makes iho visit ot "Ex- perience" one of-the outstanding Ihe- Mrlcal events o( the year. ADVENTURE IN RUGGED WEST and bananas. It is characterized by an element'of suspense outers in tho first reel and stays by th3 pic- lure until the end. Au unscrupulous vaudeville actress and a refined concert binger tUese are ttw parts Miss Ilammerstoln _. _. portrays. The evil that ono does The Phoenh theatre presents today makes like difficult for the other and and tomorrow the li-np anticipated: a host ot complications ensue that where worV Is ceat. Kdsar feature, "Lanoma." Mr. Lewis' specialty is the outdoor picture, because- he- is a lover of Na- ture and believes lhat the greatest adventures, the greatest romances, are thoso enacted in the vast open spaces most aiasnlfi- "Lahoma" Is i etory ot the of those early days when men left their comfortable "homes in the East and took their-wives aud their chil- dren across thousand of miles of rough, hard roads to a young and new land filled with dangers and hard- anil romance. Tho action of the story revolves around Lahoma and a tender-hearted rctlatv who; adopts her after rescuing" her from death" by the outlaws, of whose baud he was a member. The cast, large one, was picked with tho. caro that characterizes all Edgar Lewis cnsls. readies Jackson plays tna bsby Lalumia aud Louise Buruham is Lahoma. tlie young wom; an. Jack Husseil Simpson, Wade lioteler, Will Jetferis. Yvelte Mitchell. H. M. Lindley are nmong those playing important roles. AT THE COLONIAL mcke an engrossing story aud provide an Interesting study in contrasts. "BABES IN THE WOOD" series ot annual English pantomime which tbe noted British producer, Mr. K Sluart Whyta, baa been bringing to Canada, will be the offering at tho Majosllc. Like Its predecessors. "Babes In the Wood" Is first of all u gorgeous spet> tacle, tho acllon being divided Into two acts and about a umze. of lavish splendor.. The piece opens wltb prologue whero the two kiddies are discovered in their nursery the wonderful story of "The Babes In the They fall asleep among liieir toys to dream of tbe en- trancing story. Enters the Fairy Queen who brings tbe toys to llfo with ono of her magic TheE sis -awak- ens the kiddies and tells them tbat they are'-the Babes In the'Wood, and bids them to follow her. J Th9 nest-scene is" Sea Sail, where the "Xlaydower" -being built to "SAN TOY" F. stuart-Whyte's most "notable pro- duction In Canada, "San Toy" will be the attraction at the .Majestic .theatre for two aud Tuesday, Nov. 29-30. Encouraged by the success oi his annual pantomime-oifcrlugs, which, have beeu so enthusiastically received throughout Canada for the past five years, he -bis made u revival of the greatest of aH the London Gaiety tho- "Eabes In tbo Wood thn flfih of a mus'ca' comedies, and staged it Laces in tbo wood, tbe fifth of a ,n such Juauoer that those wlso saw the original show years ago claim this to be the greatest production of the piece ever presented, not only from the standpoint of scenery and costumes, but In the casting as well. Among tbe notable cast .are Mr.'MaJ Carter, Mr. George Sydeiibani, Mr. J V. Uarrett-LennariJ, Mi. Uarry Teb butt, Mr. Kit-hard Barret-Leunard, Mr. Brie HorsJord, Mr, David {Jr. Henry Barlett, Mr. Char lea Blackburn, Mr. and.tho famous Ensllsh comedian Mr. Kred Walloii, Miss Kitty Arthur, Mlsa Grace Hen-i ard. Miss Hauline Harvey, 'M.is! Blanche Voung, Mies Budsle Blake bnc Canada's favorite Kngllsh comedleune, Miss Zam Cliatou. The chorus Is com- posed of twenty of the prettiest girls ever gathered together in any musical show. transport Capt; Kidd Turplo, and their. hold, bad. crew to America. The m-- cess lai on privateering having heeii made, heavier than that on promeer- r, I ing tliey. decide to sub-divide the isl- "The Shadow of Kosalie an-a of Manhattan and sell It as town wnich is booked at the Co onial Among.thclr clieni9 h ,h today and Thursday, is widely herald-, nre ukl ed an unusual picture, for several reasons. To begin with, Klaine Hammer- "stein, the star, does double duty in the story, "as she takes the part of twins of diametrically opposed ters, and as ono of .them fir the first aro ,he er starts a restaurant "In, Manhattan and becomes enormously wealthy over night. But In a Bt of bravado, he eats ono of, his own meals and succumbs. The kind-hearted waltors (coraedy) gather up eivery penny ot his fortune o; j lime deserts h6r j-ecoguued metier-, lolvd.to lhe o lhat of the refined, gently reared a Bchoo, has nbf "homo" girl. Then, -the pltit-M. Rosalie Byrnes Is'said to be-'sbmSttiing absolutely able "assets that anyone can 'acquire unlike''anything tnat has ever been in a lifetime. It A valuable, and for seen on the screen, both In treatment that reason experience, uuliko Dian's kiss, does not 'come unasked or un- sought, hut must he-purchased often at. a high price, .froni.the .school .of life. Truly, experlence-'is one of the'great- est now >playing. at' the'-Majestic theatre, is ono ot: the-'greatest' plays on the-islage" j It is! said by. those well qualified to writ- ten-by George y.'Hobart, about his .'tribulations in achleviagr'success.' reasonable to suppose; quile certainly :lo NOT. .SasSatch- .e'arly morning, arrested' two alleged rum Jack Maybee and Jack Shel- by, also .tbe. a locarwhole- salc 'Ijrinnr' hOAse, seized two' high powered .dnlompbiles and a trunk cori- tslning-'eightyr cases of liquor. It is alleged lhat the prisoners .were en- gaged in running liquor from Reginaj to Montana and the arrests' werp madg a't a point ISjmiies south of the city th'e of liquor from be trans- ferred'to-tho high powered cars in charge ot'Maybee and Shelby which waiting at that point. Two oth- ers alleged to be rum runners con- this party made their es- cape notwithstanding'.a''shower ot bul- lets from, the J3ne of them v.-as armed with a high-powered rifle. the' business. reasonable a profit lias been am'ply justified this said -Mr. "nice- Jones, "because in spite of any hnsl-j ness depression that- comes tbo U. G G today is in simpe- to weather it. and would not he if we'had gone i along on the. basis that we do notl want to make any'profit and we! h.ad a reserve fund. The U. G. G. i will be" In business" when many otberl companies have ceased to exist lie-! cause the banks are satisfied that' our business Is handled on a conserva-l live basis and that we are MONTREAL, Nov. a largely, plurfgers or speculators but thnt wclattenGed special general meeting of only ..aim at making a fair profit......... The Stock Holders yueytions were put to Mr. Rice-lones at the conclusion ot his j ish. cable news fiervice flleil direct address from London was endorsed by a vote 1 Who hold" 'h" majority of the j ot 38 to 12 of members present and Stock la tha U G asked a represented by proxy. Tho gste (board of.directors was instructed to I not the exact figures by an agreement with" Ueulcr's hand the general manager, "but! Limllcd whereby the editors of the I thing there are shareholders.; Canadian Press Limited will-have full Ins over 100 siiares of i ncccss to the complete news-service stoct and has only one vote the; of neuter's Limited which Includes same as a man who only holds ouc'.lbe news collected by lhe press ar- shftre. The majority of you know thatlrodatioti Of Great Britain. This scr- rerircsentntton it the general meeting vice "will cover completely the ncnvs Is by delegate from locals and the nf the continent and the Brillah Em- expenses .of tlieau delegates ore paid pire write such scenes of gripping.dramatic intensity as one au- been 1 In con- tact "with The play -has vbeen mounted .with much apparently no ex-, pense has been too .great'-'or "any de- tail too minute the producers of. this play. The cornnanj Ja c-ntlreiyc-Q.pauIo anu necessarily large. -Espe'rience, Henry West.filled the tion. His make-up created ail'experi- ence.d almospbere while bis voice con- trol coupletK-xvith fine'acting abilities; filled him to carry out his par.t to the letter. Gerald Rowan, as Touth, .proved himself .an actor of rjn 'mean ability. His work steadily improved as the play progressed, and his dramatic scenes we re'well worked, out Patricia Carr, as Frailty, contribut- ed as Tine acting to the play .as .any. In tho "House of Last Hesort" :scene she Lillian Hatch, .as Pleasure, was fine. Lovely to look upon, she Imbued into part all tbat has as- sociated with the character .she so aptly portrayed. As tald above, the company is large, and it is obviously impossible to give proper, credit to each individually, but collectively tho company la tbe beat dramatically tbat has', played bare for many- a Service the ubarehqlder momhers of the Can- adian Press Limited, held here today, lhe principle of a supplementary Brit- TONIGHT F. Ray Coinstock and Morrii Gest Present EXPERIENCE By George ,V. HoLart TEN BIG SCENES AND COM- PANY OF FORTY Music, Drama, Songs, Dancea, Prices S'.O'd, up to that time, and realizing the value ol.au education, as only waiters could, they decide, to send the children back to their uncle, the Iri England. After muen difficulty they' secure 'res- ervations on a C. P. R. boat ('twas ever aud tho children deparl- steerageV MAJESTIC THEATRE MATINEE AT 3.00; EVENING AT NEXT SATURDAY; NOV. 27th Wl'TH A REAL OLD COUNTRY COMPANY, INCLUDING WEE DOROTHY MACKAY AND A BEVY OF BRITISH BEAUTIES 10 BIG SCENES lnj, Watlnee, KW- dtes, .any seat Seats on sale Thursday at Armstrong Raworih's Jewelry Store. MAIL ORDERS NOW. KELP THE CHILD TO HELP HIMSELF It ii difficult for a child to realize the value of money. Make him a present of a Sayings- pass book. The Savings Account will mean far more than the amount depos- ited. It will mark tho commencement of THE HABIT OF THRIFT OPEN AN ACCOUNT FOR EACH CHILD IN THE ROYAL BANK .Branches also at Magralh, Cardston aritJ FODAY AND THURS. Lewis J. Preseuls ELAINE HAMMERSTEIN IN "THE SHADOW OF ROSALIE BURNS" lly Clracc Mason K'jenario liy H. Smitfi Dem'tro Another 81g Piclurs by a Screen Btnr BrilJiance ia Con- stantly growing. IN ADDITION "BROWNIE THE PEACEMAKER" A Comedy LATEST SCaKEN CONCERT- ORCHESTRA t-sa MPRESS TOMORROW -TUESDAY NOVEMBER 29-Sa The One Big Attraction of the Better Kind F. STUART-WHYTE'S With Miss Zara Clinton IMPORTED ENGLISH CAST AND CHORUS A BIO, GUITTERING, GORGE6u8 PRODUCTION, STAGED IN MR. WHYTE'S USUAL LAVISH MANNER SEATS ON SALE FRIDAY WALLACE REID IN IVHAT'SYOUR When "Dusty" nhoades slop- ped racing to sell crawling mot- or trucks, he thought all the pep had fizzed from his punc- tured life. A pirl! the cops! a storm! a unrated dam! a soul-stirring raco nsainn "Dus- opined thnt for he-man thrills a speed car Is only a truck's uaby sister. With Wilson. Directed Sum Wood; d'cen- ario liy Ilyron Morgan; from By- ron sinashinj Saturday Evcnins I'oat story, "The Hippo- potamus 1'aradc." Today for the Last Time The Croat Thriller We recommend Jhta as the sea- ton's greatest picture. "1 am sure lliai no mnltor how great your expectations nre, you will not lie dtoapppinled in 'Be- low tho Special Feature will run for two days only. TODAY AND TOMORROW S A Play Adapted from the Novel.by John Breckenrldge Ell It "Great Heart" She Called Him He an outlaw. His soul craved adventure not crime. To him, Lahoma, the waif, of the west, was all he had to Jive for. And in that land of daring and romance, he raised her as his. daughter. And when a cowboy entered their lives, there came pathos and happiness. A REGRET TO INRQRM PATRONS THAT WE 'ARE COMPELLED. TO CHANGE OUR PROGRAM ON ACCOUNT OF "THi BRANDING IRON" BUNCi BOOKED TO PLAY NON TOMORROW. There's Heart Appeal in Every Western Drama Enacted DON'T MISS A GREAT PICTURE. ;