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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .PAGE EIGHT f HE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, 1920 PHOTOPLAYS VAUDEVILLE I Great Falls Police Looking For Leader of a Very Bad Gang That Bassoff, Akrotf and AuloS. the three bandits who held up the C.P.R. train at Sentinel on August 2. com- posed a third gang ot desperate ban- dits working In and out ol Great Falls is becoming more firmly estab- lished every day. Information front Chlel oi Police Marcus Anderson of -Great Falls shows that s. fourth man was with the trio when they loft Great Falls about tho end of July. It la believed the three gangs wore working lu co-operation, the members being well acquainted with each other. The gang that beat it to Canada are not as well inown in Great Falls as tho other two, against which the po- lice have a long list of murders, rob- beries and holdups. Many members .ot-these gangs are" in jail and one, .William Brandon, is at large, after es- -caplng several limes from the po- lice. Whether or not Brandon is hiding In Canada is not known. He may be with some of the colonies ot foreign- en In Albarla.'as it IB apparent he associated with.such men in Great Falls. To one of the two gangs well }rn6wn to the Great Falls police the ehootlng of Constable Connolly In that icity is placed. Bassoff's crowd is known as the ttird gang. The police were well of tlLeir hBadquaHers in Great Falls. These men' were Intimate with Brandon and S. J. Scott, who is rest- tog in the county jail at Great Falls. One peculiarity about the three gaags was the fact that in each gang a tall man and a short man operated to- gether, making It practically ImpoB- eibie for the police to tell from de- scriptions which gang was doing the dirty work. will'be able to cross the line. These purchase of a newspaper by the Sors laws vere always In existence oa tho other side but were not enforced un-. til just recently on account ot con- siderable stealing and smuggling go- icg on between the lines. "Anyone ciusht between the above mentioned hours will be fined from f50 to (100 or Imprisonment from thirty days to onp year. Cars or any- tiling used In going or coming will be tr.ken away from those net comply- ing with the law. The officer making the arrest will receive twenty-five per cent, on all cars, according to their value." A'LVN'IPBO, Sept. In le belief and Kith facts to.suppurt his Miration that Alberta coal is more conomlcal, and therefore cheaper in :C long run than American toil, Hou. Cote, minister of mines for Al- erts, arrived In the city today to cnn- uct a sodes of tests for the iba government. Commencing oa Mohday, and ex- ending over 10 days, eight-hour tests t the different varieties ot coal pro- uced in Alberta will be made at the rovincial government's coal heating lant. One of the Attractions For the Jbint Fair and Carnival Here The secretary of the Cbaldaie fair teportE that applications for premium lists are coming in rapidly ard only few days are left in which to make entries, it is necessary that every one .wishes to enter the competition xaaka their entries at once. The de- tails for the exhibits are all arranged and work on preparing the greatest of vegetables, grains and grasses held In western Canada Is well Seve.-al carloads.of nice green alfalfa are being 'used for the base of the exhibit and under the skll fnl' and experienced supervision of H ,p. Harrison, Duncan McArthur, Jc- P. Bowlby and John Hamilton, exhibit will excel any thing pt its kind ever attempted in the district Tho large exhibition wil be topped off with an Ideal irrigated farm. This farm will be complete In detail Mi will show the actua irrigation which will be educatlona tar all who it John Hamilton has this farm In charge and all who hmva seen hit farm at Coaldale wil 'Aote that he is the man who can make 4 model farm. This feature of tho can be seya from the hatcon? over the exhibit and will be one the greatest attractions of the fair. WINDSOR, Ont, Sept. lan Moore, president the.congress, who arrived in Wind- or to attend the annual convection ot he organization, prophesied that the onventlon .In this city would prpb- My prove the second largest in the istory ot the Trades and Labor con- ress during its 35 years existence In Canada. Regarding tie proposed visit of Hon. iArthur Melghen to the conven- on Mr. Moore stated that he would robably not arrive in Windsor until fter discussion of business had been xnnmenced. But tho congress, in de- erence' to his position as prime min- ster of Canada had decided that all ther-matters would be held in abey- nce following his arrival to elv.s the onvention an opportunity to liston to s address. "Arrangements will be made to ex- end lull courtesy to Mr. Melghen we shall -welcome him to the conven- ion. Believing as we do in freedom if speech and toleration, we can un- lerstand the policy of his government in relation to labor, said Mr. Moore. I They Are They Are i Making Life at Sweet Grass Like Curfew Days The.Sweet Grass Advocate SB re- gponsrble for a story .to He effoc that forty memljerB of the R. C. M. P policing the Montana border In a effort to stop mm-ruanlng. Supcrln tcndent Pennetatber stated the are not from Alberta and In Risk, of A. p. p., siys the not his men, HnWBTer, Superintendent Pcnn father pointed out that they might b from Saskatchewan, patrolling a stma portion of the torjer. While discus; Ing the case Inspector [Risk sal American anUioritics pipmlacd month ago to iavo twenty me placed on the border, and he expressc tte opinion that the officers the Kwc OraM Advocate refers to might fee U 8. men, The article referred to reads I put: "No one can cross the lin alter fire b'clock in the erer.lBg ant tine o'clock the noxt raorc.lng. No on can cross on Saturday after twelr o'clock noon, nnttl Monday at nine IK. ,0n all Canadian holidays no on estate. Dayton B Republican sircmghoM !u those days, but "Jimmy" Coi to be elected to congress by tlie of the vote of tho Soldiers' Home. Oet that. There should been an orchestra to a crash aud a peevish man ia the gallery to turn on a green "o-ii at this point, lie was elected to ccagres? by tie aid ot the Soldiers' being a Democrat and the soldiers being al- most bigoted In their republicanism. Then, after a while, he TVES nomi- nated for the presidency. THE YOUNG SHAVERS A correspondent tell? of a barber yell te neard recently. It ruus thus: Cut his lip Gash his jaw Ijcave his face Haw! Haw! llaw! Transcript. CORRF.CTLY TRANSLATED "What's your asked the waller. "I'll lake a .'hot and a couple of 'foul replied the base- ball players. The waiter brought him chicken wings and a baked Transcript Tae Amattur Wife." tt a good dean' comedy future should sot miss the attraction at the tonight, Doria May and Doujlu Uac- lean in "Mary's Ankle." big fea- ture will be shown ionUht for the lut tune. !a addition there Is another Ck-Ssnnett comedy hit, "The Ging- ham and other attractions. ThU ii an all-comedy bill which should bring tears pt laughter to Empress patrons, so do, not mitt it. HtPPODROME VAUDEVILLE THE COLONIAL THEATRE ON MONDAY Ilippodrome Circuit vauderllle will rc-opeu for the season at the Colonial theatre oa Monday aud Tuesday with an attractive bill. A tine variety of acts is promised patrons during the coming season. Music, comedy, >aor- elty, dancing, singing anil olever in- strumenUl work will be found on the opening bill for Monday and Tuesday. BHly and Grore will offer their happy snappy coacotion oi music ani song, together with, some BARGAINING "Our the ready-made phil- osopher, says poverty'is no disgrace and happiness may be'attalncd with- out wealth." "Another of. those sighed Mr. Dustin Stai, "who they can get something nothing." FRASER RIVER PACK OF SALMON GOIIALSM OTTAWA, Sept. fisheries department has been advisei that the pack of "salmon on the Fraser river will likely exceed thai pt'1916, which was the hatching year'ot tills year's run. Up to and including August 6, the pack was approximately thirty-1 six thousand cssos, whica was consid- erably ahead ol the 1916 pack at the corresponding date........ Irene Castle Coining To Empress Monday Irene Castle, olten called "the best dressed woman on tho is com- ing Monday to the Empress theatre In Democratic Presidential Candi- date Beat Rival By Hold- ing Wire' Through his swift action on a train wreck story while employed as a newspaper correspondent, "Jimmy" Cox, now Democratic nominee for president of tho United States, got 5ls real start in tho journalistic field. By holding tho wire and preventing rival from telegraphing In the article "Jimmy" secured a scoop for his paper, the Cincinnati Inquirer. At the lime Cox was a country cor- respondent, la those days corres- pondents woro not paid enough to permit them devoting their entiro time to the work. So Jimmy attract- ed the same attention In the In- quirer office as other rural repre- sentatives. When he got scooped, the telegraph editor wanted to know why Then came tlie wreck of the Second 'Forty-Five. Forty-Five was a known and numbered passenger train People sot their tin clocks by it Tte Day- ton Cash Register company's em ployed arranged an excursion, and the railroad management decreed that the special train should be known for tlie day under the tide of the "Second Somehow the train de- spatctier forgot, or the telegraph oper. alor forgot, or some one else forgot. 'At any rate, after the, only known "Forty-Five" passed Mlddlcton on this fateful night the engineer ot a freight train pulled off a siding and rumbled down the main track, quite unaware that a second section of the' passen- ger train was approaching. A dozen people or more were killed. Young Mr. Cox, Boy Reporter, knew tbat he must havo the story for his own journal, so when he had got ail ihe facts and wired them, ho pro- ceeded to send through chapter after chapter of ft book. Anyhow, ho rtid I It. He held the wire. Afterwards he was called into the city and took a regular staff position as railway re- porter on the Inrjuirer. By and by Cox became tho private secretary to Paul Sorg, tho Middle- town tobacco manufacturer, wlio lalor went to congress. Korg died went into the business ind politics Dayton. It Is pre- sumed that ho was backed in his first PHOENIX Monday and Tuesday William Fox Presents Peggy Hyland IN riages Are In which Cupid traps a spy and vjlns a maid. Last Time Tonight PPRESC lj MONDAY piaylng. They ire urn Ideal team and, will furnish fifteen minutes ot real entertainment. Ifcveau, Doll and Jot will bo seen In an act entitled "Brilliant ol Va- riety." and. brilliant it reaHy No- Telly to keynote of the act which U brigbt and brwsy al through. Happy Bob Roberta, "the corker In wu' big bunch oi comedy on the bill He Is a real "go black face comedian, and comical jayingu, corned? Jongs snd eccentric dancing can be relied upon to sat the house laughing Brady, and wilh ttelr clerei musical act will complete the vaude- ville biH. Appearing te Spanish cos- tones and playing some quaint Bluet- cal InstrumneU they will undoubted- ly proTe a popular nwnber on the bUl. "Who's Your 4 pictorial sensation In fire will top the picture bill, which together with a fine comedy and the latest newa events will be worth seeing. Charles Bweilofd's Colonial concert orchea- tra will offer a flae orchestral con- cert. Three shows daily wOl be rirea with the through the sea- era, a matinee at 2.50, and evening shows at 7 and S. NAZIMOVA APPEARS SOON IN NEW FILM, "HEART OF A CHILD" Nsilmova, the screen's greatest actress, cornea to the Colonial next Wednesday and Thursday In a pic- turlzatton of Frank Danby's most celebrated novel, "The Heart ot a In this, her" newest production, the Russian star appears in a character entirely different from any ehe has essayed in the past, that ot Sally Snaps, a cockney girl from tho Lime- house district nr wio Ja towed to.faco thi world with no other means of protection than her innato goodness, her Jnborn senso ot what U rljht, her chad's heart. There U in "The HeaH' ot CtlM" a gorgeousnew of pictorial beauty, Tho early teoemenUtreet scenes are done with amazing fidelity to detail, ysl created with en eye to tho pic- that brings their shabblnets to border on.the qaalnt. Such later bits of the story as the Bohemian rovei, the theatrical dresslng-rocra scenes, the glimpses of Lord Kidder- minster's hunting lodge, with its man- orial dignity, and later the tnperb beauty of hit family estate all go to make up a series of strikingly pleas- ing, scenes.- America's loveliest dancer- star and leader of fashion, In a gay romance of New York's "roaring forties." The zippy romance .'of a French convent girl who made Broadway Stop, Look, and Listen. TODAY FOR THE LAST TIME "Mary's Ankle" With Doris May and Douglas Maclean Also a screemingly funny two- reel Mack-Sennett comedy, "THE GINGHAM GIRL" TOES, jept. 14 WELCOME RETURN ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT EXTRAORDINARY. Majestic Theatre, lei iibridge POSITIVELY FOR ONE PERFORMANCE ONtY MONDAY EVENING, SEPT. 20TH JOHN J. MacARTHUR a'nd LAURENCE A. LAMBERT PRESENT the WITH JEFFERSON DcANOELIS Celebrated Comedian EDITH BENMIN Prlma Donna HANA SHIMOZUMI Famous Japanese Prlma Donna J. HUHBIRD DUFFY Eminent Tenor Together with n magnificent cast ot principals, superb symphony orchestra under tho direction of MAX BENDIX, super-singing chorus, nml wonderful scenic production, in their production of Ollhert Sul- livan's opera, "The Mikado" Address letters, moke cheques ant post office money orders pay- able to Len S. Manager, Majestic Theatre, Lethbrirfge, En- close self-addressed stamped envelope to help ensure safe return. Wait orders now received. 75c, 50c SEATS NOW SELLING AT ARMSTRONG RAWORTH'S GREAT OPENING BILLY AND BABE GROVE In a snippy, happy melange of music and song. BOB ROBERTS "A Corker In Cork" "WHO'S YOUR A Smashing Pictorial Sensation COMEDY AND LATEST NEWS'EVENTS PRICES AdulU, 50e, Children, 25c, DEVEAU, DELL AND JOE In "Brilliant Bit. ot Vnrlety" BRADY AND WILSON Dainty Musical Act Colonial Concert Orchestra Chas. Beresford, Conductor. Xylophone Solo, "Sudan" BY VIC LUDGATE .THREE SHOWS DAILY. Matinee at 2.30; NifihU af 7 and 9. ;