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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta I tHE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERAfcD MONDAY, NOVEMBEIl 29, AIGREAWLLS Alkged Liquor Carrier Speeds .When Officer Climbs Into Car; is Arresfed Later Liverpool Police, Busy Rounding Up Suspects (Greet Falls i Vi H Smith pt Brooks, Alberta be- lieved bj Sherift J P Bums to be 1 1 iTvhlsky smuggler, was arrested at.the-i FiHEa tmuitrei, miev uuu Fuutui street south, late Thursday night af- ter ho had exchanged shots with Dep- uty SberinMY.E.Splan a shorj dls- tauce south of the city limits. None of the shots took effect, but Deputy Splan's Jiand was Injured lu a Uaslo with Smith, a short time before the gun pla; Deputv Splan stopped Smith's auto mobile. as it was goiug toward Great climbed into thOj seat be- 'sltle'tlie driver and ordered him to re- the .city.. Irt the toniieau, the denutj a number of cases of nhisla (o Splan's state inent, Smith turned the car around aud in s la nth put on such a burst of speed that Splan co'uld not fire without liabil- ity of turning a madiy racing automo- loose without a driver. Just. before tholcity -limits were reached, Splan opened: the.- door nud jump, thluklng. ho. could sliot at, -the driver before the car was out of range. Smith, keeping one-band on the wheel, grappled with the'-ilepuiy, but. Splan.. broko away, alighted and fired. Smith replied with three shots, all going wild i iSearch for Smith by Sheriff ar-d Deputle- Splau, Ben net and Manon ended whej they en countered at the Tlazu. He submitted sullenly to said nothing. Jle had no weapon, but this' Is'thought to hays been' left- the car. which hai! not ;1 o'clock. Smith had a number of revolver shells in his pocket and about nearly all Can- adian cjirrencj and sih er in his jocket J F Costello, said tp be connected with a, nieEsonger company, was ar Bested end taken to the countv ]ail for investigation after Smith had Jieen lo- cated He is to havif know- ledge of Smith's activities and it 13 j suspected that he has been associated with the jnan from Canada, Arrests were i eipected 'duriute' Ibe- n Nov. Liver- pool pollca force was busily engaged today roiiudiug uty mea' suspected of having played a part in Saturday utghl's great conspiracy Of incen- diarism, in which tho government claims members of the Sinn Fein were engaged. The guards in the affected parts of the city have bee.n strength- ened and ihe situation ioday appeared to be well In baad, Several men have already been ar- rested, one of them vith hm ing shot aud killed civilian by- pollco were'trying] to arrest the accused, who they as serlod had a hand in the Sres. The police are tinder a Irenieisdous strain owing to the infim of. despefsdoss, some of whom nre to ba" "gunmen" from the United tho father didn't believe a youns woman should bo married with he( veil dawu. What- happened atterwunl provides a series of 'humorous lutfri esting ovouts, and an exceedingly fascinating story as i by Marshall Nellan in hla ialcst produc- tion. "Won't which will bo the attraction at the popular Em- press theatre, tesihniug today, for three da'ys. Other Attractions aro on the same bill, winca rip-roaring com- edy. The Kmprtss-'managemeut as- sures their patrots of one ot the real- ly big and Irat shows seen here -this Slates, VhOEa eiafct mission Is not but whose presence, the po- lice believe, has an obvious explana- The entire police force Is eiert- ing the greatest activity (h an effort to. prevent a recurrence :of the flres and'.posslblb attenipts assassins tlons The damage to property in Satur- day's fires' will total hundreds of thou- sands of pounds. .Miijestic Will Siage Several Fine Toy" Tsnight Mrs. Ida Warner Is on .trial at Nevv- Ky.j 'charged with 'the murder of i That Lcthbridge Is lo be accorded [a number of theatrical attractions never before equalled to theatre his- tory in this city, tho statement made by Manager" Leh S. Brown of the Majestic theatre today.' "Tonight at tho Majestic" said Mr. I superb production of, the over, pop- [ular 'San Toy.1 Miss Zara Clinton, j Mr -J V. Barret Leonard, Miss Kitty Arthur, and a number of other notable Stuart-Whyto principals will 'Tje'jEecn. TJie scenic and electrical.efle.cts nre all that could be per- formances of Toy'-tonlghl and to- morrow night will' be the: final ones by Mr. "Whyte's conipaiiy this; season, anil the company wiUrcniain in.-petti-. bridge for the .this -week', reopening thblr batik 'with i _L.their initial performance 'Tho Clothes male the man, hut as to Geisha' at the ajostlc on Friday and hon far they make a -woman is an Saturday evenings this week. Tnat question Joe Benson hasted to I Lethbrldge should hare been selected to make an Irate father be- by Mr Wimp for the opening of 'The lievo that the girl ho was about to Geisha' is quite an tor ns and marrv another thau his daughter. I will doubtless bo a welcome one" Ho didn t get with it, becauss On Friday and Saturday, December Veil Lifting Stops Elopers'Marriage Marshall Nellan'i Great Mlrthquake, "DON'T-.EVER Optnt at Empress Thsatrt Today. EEK OF SENTENCE sisKATOON, NOT petition asking for tHb commutation of the sen iencD of death passed on John Kqil, of for thB-'mtirder' of'Gfeorgfe on, October 3, is. being .cir culaled here uniier tho ot Father Roman Catholic paper Both tho principals in the drama are of that nationally Father Schaffer, in speaking of "JCozl, who .it present 13 to hang in lanuarv, says he is a.f quiet, honest, .sober, bat Ignorant Tiorkman, while btinou, the dead man, vicious; scrupulous and brutal Many olAK lures hava already been ob'talned" t Mora Han cattle lave accum ited'at Kansas City as a result' ot tho credit situation and shippers "aro f Turned to stop sfllpments. CDLOIIIU "Aiwayt the Beet Shows" Tonight and Tuesday HIPPODROME CIRCUIT VAUDEVILLE ANOTHER ALL STAR SHOW Eddie Ott and Hazel Bryan in "KNOBBY KNEES" Maddison Scenic Novelty. Jim and Helen Myre Promoters of laughs In "THE 1S20LAUGHALOGUE" Tracy and Duckie Wonder Feature Photoplay JUNE ELVIDGE In a zippy farce comedy, "HIS FATHER'S WIFE." Nothing but laughs, PRIZMA COLOnSCOPE Marvelous natural color motion pictures, CENtURY COMEDY BERESFORp'B JAZZgpVS Same popular pfices for this exlra double Matinees at at 7 9. 50 cents! NlghU, Adults 60 cents; Chil- dren 25 COLONIAL WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Stupendous Feature Never Before a Production to Etiual This. OF A NATION" 10th and- llth" iho most important Ing and novelty act will years'will'accepiable item on tho bill. dramatic' in bo ai-conied playgoers. This will the corains or Wan- the magnificent production pt which .has been with IIB- sttotsJ praUo throiijhoul eastern Cau. iUa. Great pressure was brought to ba Msssrs. Elliott, Coinstock and Gest, the producers ot 'Tho Wanderer' to Include Lethbridge lu the Itinerary, ana after hiving assured them that wo can support attractions of this size with generous patronage 1 am glad to slate that ihe'y finally- consented to give us an opportunity ot staging it here. It required five special care to transport the company on their tour. A cast of one hundred and fifty pw- pie, a QocK of: sheep, an enormous scenic production) hundreds. of mag- nificent costumes, and unequalled elec- trical effects will nuke Tha Wander- er' a long remembered event." Among notable attractions uic-u vriii "iMrlseen at ihb" Majestic during the season, will be the appear- ance ot the distinguished English play- ers, Mr. V. Esmond and Miss Eva Moore in Divine" and the prove an Maddlson visit of Mr. Slsrtm Harvey the is known as "Th9 Singing Miner." Jim and Helen Myre; promoters of laughs'will brighten up the show with their new comedy act. Tracy -and Dutkle will offer an ex- ceptionally clever cartooning a.ct. Their drawings from life iu the aud- ience are ejecuteJ.with marvellous swiftness and accuracy. "iiis Father's Wife" a fln'o comeJy feature photoplay, a new' Century comedy, and tbo first of tte wonderful Prizma natural hiotlon pictures will fill out the bill. THE COLONIAL WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY JHIS WEEK "The AwalseDing of a tho mighty nation building spectacle will bb'tha attraction at tho, Colonial this week. So enormous Is "The Awakening of a in It's scope, that 11 is overwhelming. Fifty'thousand people "VVhYto has brought to Canada, it thau Is usually the fers an evening's entertalmueut otlcnse where the artists aud such' delightful posslbilitfes that it should be marked as ii-red letter day on Ike theatrical calendar. Mr. has given "-San Toy" a splendid production, making the scenic can lie depended upon to make a sue- cess o! a piece. without tb.6 aid-of auy elaborate Bconlc i'nvesture. l'3an Toy" will fr attraction at the -Majestic- theatre -for :tvrq' nights, part of the a much more tiioatlay and SS and 3tV CLASSY VAUDEVILLE AT TONIGHT its scenes.. thousand cnt English iwsslblv" scenes. .Practically-every' personage history of fho British the iiaft fifty years Is carefully chosen Its settings are anil wonderful. All told, It Is the picture play.ot the day, aad will doubtless he seen by big crowds tn UthbHdge this week. "SAN TOY" Probably the most opportune revival of musical comedy: in recent years is P.- Stuart Whyto'a neirest'Engllsh im- portation, "San coming, as it dqes, at.a tune when the theatre-going convalescing from an over- doseof.jaza music and acrobatic danc- ing, masquerading under the uaine of musical comedy. "Sau Toy" embraces both music and comedy of the highest order, and wHen presented by a care fully1, chosen com- -pany of English aitlsts, such, as Mr. Tonight's big Hijipodrome Vaude- villo show at the'Colonial Tiftatro will contain 'many new and novel features, and will be a worthv successor to' last week's great show. Eddie Ott an-1 Hazel Bryan will be seen lu "Knobby Knees" an cxcrutlat- Ingly funny comedy act. It is a laugh- able ensemble of nonsense, music and dancing. Bothy have .fine singing voices and they'.introduce many.dif- ficult and amAising dancing numbers lu fthich they'.prove a sens at Ion. Italph Maddispn, m his scenic slng-_ THIS WEEK THE BRITISH EMPIRE PRODUCING COMPANY OFFER THE MIGHTY'SPECTACULARAMA. A soul-stirring drama of adventure and Intrigue In the mysterious East. Based on authentic historical events In upbuilding of the .British Empire In Egypt, India, South Africa, Sudan, England. ACCOMPANIED BY A SUPERB ORCHESTRAL PROGRAM You'll "See In You'll See Awakening of a Awakening of a Kitchener, -i, Egyptian Slavs Rebellion of Charges Edward Fanaf'itjl of Khedive of Women Suld Hluhe'it Mad Mullah thousands of Harem personages Delhi Dancing history, all portrayed by Indla.i cast of players picture 1