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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta v THE I .F DAILY FRIDAY, OCTOBER PHOTOPLAYS Blotter Hoars and Better Con ditibns Also Aim For West- H era Provinces WINNIPEG. Oct. the object of establish Jog uniformity of hours, and PORTA RICO HOLDS SUGAR; FOR BETTER OR FOR SAID SAN JUAN. P.. Porto'Rico sugars sra being forced ou the market. Whatever, sugars there are here are being better or tor worse. (This. Is evidently being done to prevent from reducing the price ot raw sugar, as the Cuban grow- ers hays asked the Porot Rican pro- ducers to Join .them in an attempt to prevent a cut in prices.) For the Brst time In many yeari, tvro wseXe have gone by without the shipment of any sugar from tue island. Approximately 610.000 bags, or. tons remain In the island for export. Porto Rico produced In this, year's crop 485.S37 short tons of sugar, ac- working conditions for girls in Manl- cording to a final statistical report toba, Saskatchewan, Albert and! Juet .Issued by.J.JUIi Boler. sscrelsry BrlUsk a conference of of the Porto; Rico Producers minimum wage officials of the four Association. tona In ex- western provinces will be held in Win- nipeg in the near future. Mrs. Claude Nart, Tlce-cbalrman of the Manitoba Minimum Wage Board, Is in confer- ence with the various bodies with this object in view. To secure higher wages in order -to meet the Increased living costs, work- ing girls, under the terms of the Manl- 'toba Minimum Wage law, are plan- ning to appear before the Manitoba board. No increases have been grant- ed since late in 1918 and 1919. Al> V plication made within the next lew days, it is slated. cess ot his estimate madQ at the commencement ot the grinding season n'd about 8WOO ions greater than th9 reduction' duflngo the crop' season '1918-19. 'ItUs also tons in iess'Of :tto production daring 1917 S.- Expert figures show tons ol par shipped from-this' crop. Locai consumption is estimated at ons. Toronto Globe Opinion Toronto Globe: "The vote'in British Columbia in favor of government "sale of-liquor will be hailed by Ihe trade and its friends as proof of a change of public sentiment, but this'assump- tion is to say the least The; Issne'before the electors of the coast province was different from thai bri'which the three prairie provinces mad' Nova Scotia will pronounce next Monday. The electors of British Columbia had a. chance only between the present law, which permits the Im of liquor for private con- uamptlon and ft system of public dis- pensaries The vote being purely, a provincial one, the question of bone dry prohibition was not Involved It otherwise in provinces Nova ScottarVThey.are voting nn der-. federal legislation on the pro- posal to bring about bone dry prohibl tkra by suppressing .the imyortatior Of innor from'other provinces nnd other countries If they reject tr-e proposal they will "continue the eiUt ing provinclt! to tie, Ontario Temperance'-Act, unless they change Heir, policies at a later date Ottawa Journal' Ottawa Journal It is eas> to over estimate the importance'' of the victory which 'wets' have scor- ed over 'drys' in Britisn Columbia it would be foolish to argue that the .event is.without .For the past three years prohibition has been sweeping over this continent like a tidal wave British-Columbia-electors, and it-must'hot be forgotten, that women had.the the view that a system of government control would be an improvement upon a pro- _ art had ceased to ran "The Journal has once before sug jested that prohibition would be more successful were it not for the fact that, In7the opinion of many, It Is made un- necissarlty distasteful by a. spirit'ot Barrow, Intolerance. Some of Its pro moterf, sincere men in their wa} naye permitted their zeal.lo warp their judgment, with the result that Ihe as they stand, practically invite fau to challenge them I l" WILL DEPORT HIM JJONDON, Oct. J. Costello, Managing edilor of the Federated Jfess of labor Socialist and farmer newspapers, was 1 served with a deportation order by Scotland 'Yard officials this morning following a search of his room and tbe seizure ot bis correspondence Nationalizalion is Inevitable, Says Spoor la-'.' Montreal MQNtREALi OcL tion of Ihe British mining industry is said, Ben Spoor, member for Bishop Auckland in the British house ot'.commons, who. is at .present in Montreal Speaking of the'miners' strike, he said This Is not a wage dispute in the ordinary sense. It Is rather an active protest against tho government's violation pledges. The government had promised to stand by the decision of'Mr. Justice Sankey of 1917, who recom- mended 'nationalization of mines as the only practical alternative.' The 1 government, however, refused to givo effect-to'this i Mr Spoor does nb think the strike Larry 8emOn, the comedy .king, who wilt be seen at'the Colonial in bis big sp'scial comedy "Passing the Buck" tonight and Saturday. 0 A HUNDRED THOUSAND RUBLES_FOR UNLOADING THAT WAS ALL bearded baggage- man on 'the platform of the Kazan railway .station demanded rubles'for unloading from? a car pip' baggage ot 15 British [officers and the' Associated Press correspon- dent .when they arrived In Moscow'in July afte'r x journey from Siberia across Itussh. It had taken 10 mln- Jtes.for him and dozen other men to do the work. The; British officers were prisoners. They had been members of the Allied railway organisation In Siberia ur.der John F. Stevens, the American en- gineer, and 'had bsea- captured by the Radj at the same time as Colonel Blunt, and'Us-'Duty.of American en- gineers at Noyo-Nlkolaevsk, Siberia, in November 1919 The Americans had been released and left Russia through Vladivostok, but tho British officers were sent to Moscow. "One [hundred thousand rubles for unloading luggage1" exclaimed R. E. VImey, R.E., ranking officer. "We cau't pay jt; we're prisoners; we the money." And he appealed to- his 'Bolshevik' guard. "WhoTa'sks rubles'for un- loading baggage" eijuuteu the Bol shevlk commissar in cbargoj of the situation. "Show me the he demanded. He was directed to the group of baggagemen. you rubles" be said sarcastically, "Yes, I'll pay you, seo the Russian: word in- dicating time, present or future, us indefinite hour in the dis- tant" future. are your naiuesf The names were given. "And now j ou, h an Ivsnovllci, and and Nicholas and your com said the commissar when the names' had been written, "you al are under arrest You are servants pot the state and you have no right to j ask money for your work" 'There were tearful ex- clamations that the daily ration ot black bread wouldn't keen a mouse :alive.'.'' "Bread is rubles a said one "One hundred [thousand rubles ii 10 pounds of bread for each of ua Long ago, before the great war, 10 pounds ot bread cost only half a ruble and what Is thatjfor baggage." But the baggagemen went to jail fpr the British officers went to prison for counter revoluiipfl- ary activity In Siberia, and the Amor lean reporter went into house arrest for being in Russia wlthont permis son Only the Bolshevik commissar remained free LARRY 8EMON fPASSINO THE BUCK- AT COLONIAL TODAY AND SATURDAY aughi galore will ring out the Colonial Theatre today and Saturday for the worlds funniest comedian, tarry is due to appea'r in his very latest comedy riot "Pawing the Buck." These Larry Semon comedies are being shown at the Colonial at the rate of one a'month, for that! Is all 'Semon Each one shown is Semon's lateet comedy of-, fort, aiid today's comedy "Passing Buck" Is red-hot, from .the sludloE, the ColoaialVbeliK the first theatre iu Mayo'wlil be seen in his Tatest feature attraction "The Red a nno five act special drama. Jack' Deapsey will be offered In tie latest episode of Jack." Tonight (Friday) will be Coutry Store VodvU Nile. Empress TODAY AND TOMORROW THOMAS H.INCg PXtmmtt CHARLES v. DAY will last lottiT The dislocation of tbe., .whole nation. rhe so terrible thai an ehrry'oSeV by" tha government Tho'flnancial he said, Jwonfd be-far'more incalculable tban a small wage increase, and It would have been a befter policy, to have realized this and conceded the men's REUNION WlJnriPEG; Oct. Outlining the Church of England wllMak'e in. pursuance of the Lambeth conference re union appeal, a state- be issued shortly by tho of bishops, it was announced lervJtnls :morhing. The declaration drawn up by u umhinittce and olher denomimllone. _SCQTLANO MAY GO DRY o.the Covenant of of Na- io li by, the. Da'Bishi Nor-' weglan and Swedfcl; -governments, robably will be taken-up at-tho-flrSt meeting of the the-Lea- ;ue at Geneva on tended that some measure of freedom lave been submitted Io all should be allowed especially in; tha members of the league for sludy, anil equirc the. approval of. the council and a majority vbto of; the -Assembly a become 'One' suggestion proposes a fixed nn-j nual meeting of 'the assembly to bo held either at the" timo -provided .for ri Hie rules :ofr proceaureror on a Becotid lay In September. -It-Is ed that on Ihe demand ot 10 members thousand districts in Scotland will-TO'.C-on prohibition neit month The Mall's Qlas- predicts'a dry vic- tory The Times warns that even Knglanrt may have to vole on prohibition, yet. Pussyfopt' Johnso.i has rented a Lon- don omce years. PRISONER ESCAPES FROM TRAIN Oct. being taken..from Uurwash prison1 farm Toronto 'for further trial on various charges, Stanley Buker..jumped from the window of a lavatory in a train near Morten, Ont., and made hi escape. Baker had slammed tbe in tbe face of bis guard. The League Of Nations Covenant enforced to maintain a .certain de- gree oT intercourse with' the Covenant- is considere COLONIAL TONIGHT (FRIDAY) Country Store VodvilNite 1st Prize In tht uaual big line up of fine Come Early. Country Store at 8 p-m. Today and Saturday A Show You Cannot Altord to jiiss: ,_ the FurmleirtMan ]n LARRY SEMON Dr. Henry H Rusty, dean of Colnn! bla's School of plans to lead an expedition itito.eastern Ecua dor. arid Peru iii search o! new. nar- cotics and -medicines. necessary by the. council .to prevenl the blockade stale from thre.T.ening qr'ntlacking Its neighbor. It' is. con- TOM MIX A WINNER IN "FIGHTING FOR COLD" caso of smaller stales where the ful filraent of lie blockade ...obligation might lead to occupation, of territory by the covenant breaking state. CANADA GIVrJS ENGLISH MISTRESS OF OWN HOME assembly shall at any Another, proposal would regularize the method: of selecting the' four.-non- liermanent of the council. it is suggested tharthe. Assembly al- ter the first, s'electioha 'sbBll a now slate each year to Bcrvb for a per- iod of four years not be subject to re-olecllon -fpr tho follow- ing period. The is '.to1 securo successive representation' ob the 'coun- cil ot a large number of states, while making only one change m member- ship each year. A third amendment proposed to omit tho word "generally" L from the following paragraph in Article Xlll: "Disputes as to tho Interpretation of a treaty, as to any question ot'lntcr- natlonal law, as to the: existence ot any (act, which, It established, would constitute a breach ol any' interna- tional obligation, or as to the .extent and nature of the reparation 16' bo made for any such breach, S re decla'r- ed to bo among those 'which are "generally" suitable for submission to arbitration." y The purpose IB to make tho obliga- tion to resort to arbitration more abso- lute and precise, Ti-.s fciirlli woiiiii per- mit the council Id authorize a stole in the vicinity of another .stale .'iKal which an economic blockade has been icheme of offering free'transportation o ex-service women desirous of emi- grating to. the Dominions, 'hns been illsapiiolnling to say, the.rchemo has not brought forward .enough of class of sirls for whom It was ar- ranged. Tho scheme 'apparently has not received enough publicity, and It is'now being strongly propogated. so that girls wishing to take advantage of it may be able to do, so before It closes on December 31. Those interested In the scheme who havo Jusl returned from .the Domin- ions say that there enormous demand Iu each ot the Dominions for women who are willing 'to take, up Tha Phoenix Theatre has another winner in the Tom Mix photoplay for which, was shown yesterday for the Brst tjme. Tom Mix Is certainly fortunate in both the type and the quality of his screen stories Thls.mew one is weil conSiectcd, has a good climax; and Mix does, several stunts .that make one 'gasp.' Be aide the' thrills there are hearty laughs, many of which are caused by, the; an- tics "of a large bear. There is no better entertainment to be'found in town at present. Also Sunshine comedy f'Oh What a Knight" and Fox News. ALARM C He couldn't'sell to' a starving millionaire" That's what :they .thought .of Andy at ,the office. Then .one day some- thing happened. You've guessed it. A girl! Now they're calling Andy-. Gray." A Lauah Hit That Never Runs Downl Alto 2-Reel Mack Bennett Comedy big new girly-whtriy comedy, riot He Couldn't Have Kept Go- ,ing Much Longer If It Hadn't Been for Tanlac, Henry Robert- I hadn't got hold of Tanlao -when I old I could not have on the said Henry Robertson, a Wcll- kadwn ranchman, living at Fort Kells, O. "About six months ago my slom f got into a mighty b.v! fix. I just to force dowri everything I ale little that I did cat always rite. Always after eating I bloat- 44 'op witli gas .until I could banlly iet'rny breath, and sbmetimes fell like going to emolher. Often I lie .so nauEMfcil .1 could scarcely fn a thing. My head ached fit to }int and I would get dizzy and was some sort of home These, however, are ser.vice work, hot 'the class who Ifave lieon ctfmtiig- forward There have licon typists, clerks and shop there Is In THIS WOMAN'S MISERY Ended by Lydia E. Pinkhara'. Vegetable Compound. Re- markable Recovery of Church. badly constipated, too, My nerves wore unstrung and-at night I oflcn rolled and tossed rfor hours bcforo 1 coulii gel to'sleep, and in the morning foil too tired io move. The least exertion would tire oul nnd 1 was gelling weaker every day. "I- had heard a lot aboul Tanlac anff dt-clded to give It a trial, and I haven't liail a. iiciiilfichG' I finisii< tho first bottle. I havo taken four of Tanlac now and my appc- tte Is fib good I can cal just anything and everything and never bave a par- llclo of troublo aftervvarfls. I sleep like a rock at night tind 5Ct up In (ho ready for -a big breakfast and a big day's'-vrork on Ihe. ranch. If 1 ever felt belter In my life than I do right Ihls minute 1 don't know when it -was, and tho best of it Is, it is Ihe regular thing with mo to feel that way now.'! Tanlac Is fold In I.cthljrktgo .by J, D. Higlnbotham d Co., Limited, Drug- gists, eller needs the Helping Hand most when POST TOASTIES Smith) Falls, I suffered with fslline of my organs, around my heart and in bowels and down my legs, neural in my face and and tfi at __ terrible sinking feeling. Ifeltthat.I them, officials declare. "Canada is could not live and would fix my house in order every night to there would be no. trouble If 1 dropped off in the night. My husband went to the druggist to get the best remedy he had and he gave him Lydia E. Pinkham'sVegetable Com- pound. I took six bottles and felt a lot better. 1 will always recommend the Vegetable Compound) and you an use these facts as a J. 0. CHURCH, Box 848, Smiths Falls, The success of Lydia E. Pinkham'g VegeUbfe Compound, made from find herbs, is unparalleled. It may used with perfect confidence by women, who suffer from nervous prostration, displacements, inflammation, ulccta- tion, irregularities, periodic pains, back.- ache, bearing-down feeling, flatulency, indigestion and dizziness. Lydia K. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is the standard for female ills. If there arc any complications about which you need advice in con- fidonco to Lydia E. Pinkbwn Mediclna Co., Lynn, Mass. D6roinons for calling for well-edu- cated women who'are willing to takp 'up poslS HS home 'said Miss Gladys roll, chairman of .the. cxocit- livo commlttpc of the Society for Overseas Settlement of British Wo- meu, who has Just relumed from Can- ada. Mjss Folt says that domestic work- ers are called for, fIrst chiefly be- icauso it Is realized'ihHl. every girl that goes out to assist' In a Dominion home is a "potential mistress of her own bojne." Phcenix Friday and Saturday Which? Gold or the Woman? TOiBMK for both In FIGHTING FOR GOLD A picture filled with thrills action, bad men, a hero, and a lively live bear Also Sunihine .Comedy "OH, WHAT A KNIGHT" AND FOX NEWS the Buck Larry thonsanti laughs In this one If you see tiIB cyclonic comedy you're going io laft 'your head oK." Spec! at Ffratu re Attr jell on FRANK MAYO his latest big tale of "tl great outdoors. The Red Lane" In the One'of those big red-blooded stories ot a real man's man. JACK DEMPSEY In'latest episode of "DAREDEVIL JACK" COLONIAL CONCERT ORCHESTRA Special Saturday MatlnM .Klddlei Candy Free to Every Youngster SIX-YEAR-OLD SHOOTS AND KILLS A MAN flBGISA, Oct. 21. -Harry Barabasli o( the Yorkion dlasrlct, was shot and Kiiieu ycstrrn.iy by Walter Anngaraskl, ngcrl six years. The pro- vincial police are Investigating. HAMILTON PENURIOUS v IN PROVIDING POLICE HAMILTON', Out., Oct. Mem- bers of the Hamilton Board of Con- trol we're shocked' yssterday whnn I'ollco Chief Whatley informed thetil at certain tioura of tho night not moro than seven pollcomen were on duly throughout the entire clly. Ho also told tbe lior.rd and mayor that six policemen were not supplied with liandcuffs hecauso Iherc was no money band with which to buy equipment. Cuticura Talcum is Fragrant and Very Healthful TODAY and TOMORROW "Alarm Clock Andy" A, Rhymsd Review Holmnn Despite his shy Andy.Gray At selling trucks proved quite a Ho before he'd hay A word, his knees would start io qulwor. Then came tbb day a girl nnd Fatn Combined to put him to tho test; His bluffing rlvil got.lbo gate, And bashful Andy copped llio rest. Don't mlas this film with Charlie Roy; "Alarm, Clock ga- loroi. The kind yon don't, see ev'ry day; Note: Uay'e a country .boy once .more. Afco two reel Mack gennelt com- hit VALUABLE, RAWLEIGH Territory AVAILABLE For a responsible man, we -near Lcth- bridge, a territory that has just become vacant Tho business it celling direct to tbe. consumer and Is healthy, permanent, independ- ent and profitable. An excel- lent opportunity 'to gel into business for yourself, with but very little capital Investment, land where your earnings are oriiy limited by your effort anil capacity. The W. T. RAWLEIGH CO., LTD. Manufacturers of "Rawlelgh's Good Health Products" Winnipeg, Man, Until Saturday, please apply to Mr. Leach, Lethbrldge Hotel; aftor that please wrlto di- rect to the company Winni- peg. ;