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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 0, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAJ.Y HERALD PAGE FIVE British Throw The Enemy Back With Heavy Loss r With flit! British 'Army In France, Apr. ft.-(By the Associated I'reHs).- A limit tlio time of the, assault, delivered against the British on tliu Albert sector the Germans also sent strong forces against the defense north of Ablainzoville." This offensive move was short-lived, however, for the Brills!) throw th'o enemy hack with heavy 1 ok sos. II. Ik hollered thiit tho Gorman operation about Albert, was undertaken mainly for the purpose of petting hold of the railway running southwest to Amiens, but that it had the additional object, of straightening tho enemy's lines in this zone. Casualties for Week Dondon, Apr, 6.-British casualties reported in tho week endedtoday aggregated 8743 divided as follow.: Killed or died of wounds: Officers, i::r�; men 642. Wounded or missing: Officers, (128; men 2338. This total is only slightly in excess of laBt. week, which was 361S. Apparently tho reports of casualties in the Homme battle have not begun to come In. Clemenceau Confident Paris, Apr, 0.-Premier Clemonccau told the committee on foreign and military affaire of the chamber of deputies at a Joint eesaion yesterday thai they could have confidence regarding the outcome of the great battle now in progress. "We have an 'Admirable, army," he said, in sumradng the situation after giving details to the committee. "Our officers and our men are equally brave. They are endowed with tho best qualities of our race. They possess material means of great power. All this permits us to have confidence." The premier's summary of the situation made an excellent impression on the deputies. � After the meeting a member of the military committee said : "Tho.'"premier has will-power, audacity and energy, lie has faith in his convictions and is able to bring �others to these convictions. After listening to him it is impossible not to have confidence." Tito premier told the deputies that they would have every facility for expressing the opinions at the front. NOT STARVING, BUT Also Great Moral Effect From Sacrifice in Food Economy Toronto, April -fi.-"There is In UnE-iand no starvation or any prospect of it, let. no friend of I lie enemy persuade you there Is," declared Most Kev. Cosmo Lang, Archbishop of York, in his first. Canadian address before an audience of 4 001) people in Massey ilall here last ni^ht. "but there is real shortage of food and that tells on a people's i nerves. Uemembor that when anything is put. before you regarding the conservation of food, don't say it does not mailer. It is not only tho food saved, it. is also that, the knowledge of your self-sacrifice will put, reality and moral power into our sharo of this great, struggle." Speaking of the response of Canada to the call of duty, he said: "My countrymen uero;;s ihe sea will never forget the immediacy with, which Canada-sprang to arms and offered herself for the common cause," led by a "quick sure and immediate instinct of the issues Involved in this struggle." A Priceless Victory IIo wondered whether Canadians adequately realized what their fellow countrymen won for civilization at Vimy Ridge, "a really priceless victory for the cause of the allies." Such a position of vital strategic value, lie went on, "will never be surrendered by our armies." He told of how he himself had stood on Vimy Ridge and seven German shells came* at our devoted heads. Praise From Rhondda Toronto, April 0.-The following message addressed to the organization of resources committee has been received: "In these stern days it is inspiring to learn that Canada is tackling the food problem with redoubled energy. The terrific, pressure on our military front makes it all the more imperative that those ^behind the lines shall strain every nerve to defeat the enemy's avowed object of destroying the I to find n more grotesque or farcical outfit than that worn by Bessie ilar- "flacnlflr* in --the latest Triangle play. "Bowowed Wumftge," by J. G. Hawks, at the Orpheum. Her appearance .or; the studio grounds at Culver City durirtfc the production of. "Borrowed Plumage" was always greeted with hearty laughter and much teasing on the, part of her fellow players. But "tattooed Bessie" took it all good imturerily. for if her associates found so much -amusement, in her appearance certainly the public would receive her efforts with approbation. And her forecast, it is said, has proved true. Also Wm. S. Hart In "A Knight of tho. Trail." AT STARLAND There is one member of film producing companies who seldom receives tho credit due him, and this is the long-suffering director. (liven two stars like clever Jack I'ickfoni and Louise Huff, most any director would have made a successful picture, but it took exactly William Desmond Taylor, the celebrated director of motion pictures in genera! and Paramount pictures in particular, to produce 'Muck and Jill," -which is tho latest photo- , play of Jack Pic.kford and Louise Huff. 1 "Jack and Jill" is a whimsical yet strictly true-lo-lnc photoplay dealing ; with the love story of two New York ) City waifs, one a second rate prize fighter, the other a maker of iniita- 1 (ion flowers in one of the great city's j many factories. | Director Taylor lu*s imparted to the picture all tho realism of an intimate knowledge of the ways of the children of New York and all the humor of his . Celtic ancestors. "Jack und Jill" . which will be shown on Monday a.I. Starland bids fair to become a real masterpiece of the serpen. In addition to the feature another of those ' exceedingly funny two-reel Parti-; mount-Sonnett comedies "Roping Her ! Romeo," will be shown. j "The Pendleton Round-up." an ex- ! ceptionally entertaining picture, and ; 'Toto,' the great New^York Hippo- ( drome comedian, in "The Movie ! Dummy"' will be tho attractions again ' tonight. LAST TIMES TONIGHT PENDLETON ROUND-UP* THREE REELS "TOTO" IN "THE MOVIE DUMMY" TWO REELS OF MIRTH PATHE NEWS AT THE MAJESTIC 'Knit, Knit, Knit," go the words of MAJESTIC TWICE TONIGHT Tonight Last Time First Screen Appearance of a Noted Beauty GOLDWYN PRESENTS .MAXINE ELLIOTT IN "FIGHTING ODDS" By Rol Cooper Megrue and Irvin S, Cobb A Story of a Wife's Loyalty and "Big Business," PRICES, NIGHTS: Main Floor, any seat ..... 35c Balcony, any seat ......... 25c Children, any seat......... 10c Matinee Saturday, any seat 25c Children ................. 5c a popular song and if one, could get "hack stage" during a performance of the Famous Bostonlans who are to appear at the Majestic theatre on Tuesday and W-ndncadav next British Emnire. Germany hoped first 7eok '?, m,Rht U"nk thaL 110 m�m" / . , .i". i, ____....: i,, , ,,i, hers of the company were rehearsing i to starve the old country by the sub- ... { i.hl],ir, ',,,,.. thp sone. b' marine campaign and then to smash 'l �' � ..m^m"^" T ,,L .in,, . � i � ,. , r,.i i ., from Mother Lang down to tmv her land forces She has failed to Ba, ? j , � starve us and she will fail to smash con/ jf) , fitting. On the us but we cannot achieve victory with- j tra, ,, t, h t , d b}, d h out tood. There never was a time -when it was more needed. The Canadian farmer and Canadian farm hand now have the opportunity to make an scenes while wailing for a cue every spare minute is devoted to knitting. effective reply to the enemy's present onslaught by bending their undivided energies to the increased production of those food supplies for which we depend to such vital extent upon your great dominion. (Signed) "RHONDDA "British Food Controller." DORIS CAWIELD -With the famous Boatonlwi�*tfh�lJU]e8tlc two nights starting Tuesd ay, April Sfh. T PATRI DAY IN THE U. S. Washington, April' 6.-One year /rom the day the United States enter-ad the war the nation started today collecting $300,000,000 from Ub citizens as the third Liberty Loan to finance {he fighting. It was a day of patriotic celebrations, of parades, of soldierd and civilians marching together to symbolize the important part each must play In winning the war. Subscriptions began to roll In early and Indications were that many millions would be pledged before night, despite the fact that in many cities the day was given over to the celebration rather than to bond sales. President Wilson was tho principal speaker on the day'3 programme. He is to go to Baltimore for an evening address of unusual importance, considering the big part American armies 1 are about to play in France and other international phases of the war situation, v '-~-\ For Good Clothes Made to your own measure in Lelh-bridge. See the O. K. TAILORS & FURRIERS. Satisfaction guaranteed. Cleaning, Pressing Repairing. J. 6. CHAMBERLAIN, PHONE 733 817 Third Ave. S. S-/ WITH PACIFISTS London, April G.-Joseph H. WilRon, secretary of the Seamen's and Firemen's Union, asserts that the union has frustrated two attempts recently made by three British labor delegates to sail for the United States. One attempt was made hy an American 'boat and latar one by a ship from France, but the crews refused to sail with the peace delegates. Montreal, April 6.-It is reported that the appointment of Hon. Charles Marcil, M.P., and Alphonse Verville, M.P., to the new commission to administer the affairs of Montreal, will .have important results in the Federal political arena. As each of the nominees have to devote their time ,to their new duties, they will have to resign their seats in parliament, Mr. Marcil in Bonaventure and Mr. Verville in St. Denis division of Montreal. It is understood that Hon. Mackenzie King former minister of labor will be nominated to replace Mr. Verville and that E. M. MacDonald ex-M. P. for Pictou, N. S., will be elected in Bonaventure. The latter was recently admitted to the Quebec bar. I Toronto Conservatory of Music Sir Edmund Walker, C.V.O., Pres. Dr. A. S. Voflt, Musical Director Midsummer Local Examinations in Music Tho Conservatory's Examiner in the Practical Branches will conduct examinations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia during the latter part of June or early part of July next, definite dates for the various centres to be decided upon after May 1st "by which. t^ate applications ^romVill points west of Ontario must have reached tho Registrar. ' Theory .Examinations for all Canada June 10, 30 and 21. Paris, April 6.-Replying to Baron Uehara, chief of the general staff of the Japanese army, who sent a telegram congratulating the French army, General Foch has sent the following message: "In the name of the French army, I thank you for the congratulations and best wishes sent by the Japanese army in close unison with all our allies we will stop everywhere the enemy's rush and gain a victory which will affirm the triumph of our great cause." Premier Clemenceau telegraphed Lieut. General Oshima, the Japanese minister of war, sb follows: "The French are proud of the praise which yo\ addressed t� them. They will continue to show themselves worthy of It and will repulse vigorously the supreme assault of the German coalition." Winnipeg, April 6.-Free Press prints a -The Winnipeg despatch from A great attraction has been booked for theatregoers, as the "Volunteer" makes a special return engagement here next Monday, April 8. This company of talente I -veterans of the grj.it: war have been In -k-td for a tour over the Internationa! circuit, and all tin; | principal cities of Canada and the ; United States are included in the itinerary. The "Volunteer" is the greatest laugh producer that lias been seen for many years; the drollery of the irrepressible Irishman, Matt Murphy, will long be remembered by those who saw the performance here, and the rollicking trench songs and choruses | and the tuneful solos and quartettes are yet being whistled on our streets. .The press of the west has paid higher compliments to this company than has been its wont for some time, but it has the decided merit of deserving it. The entire cast of the "Volunteer" are veterans of the great war who have been gathered together at great expense by the author to faithfully reproduce tile characters in his story. These .actor-veterans live the life "over yonder" at every performance, and the audience are thus privileged to see soldier life as it really is, and not the vivid vaporings of a playwright who gleans his military experience from the pages of a daily paper. TONIGHT 10c-25c BESSIE BARRISCALE in "BORROWED PLUMAGE" The best Triangle Play yet brought to Lcthbridge. AND WM. S. HART in "A Knight of the Trail" - �<*�.-. One of Hart's Best. MONDAY AND TUESDAY PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT JACK PICKFORD AND bOUISE HUFF Maxine Klliott, the international beauty, will appear for the last, time tonight at the Majestic theatre in the powerful play "Fighting Odds" by irvin S. Cobb and Roi Cooper Megrue. The production is an excellent, one. and well worth seeing. The first Toronto to the,effect that the govern-1 sUoW"vin start. 8narp at 7.15, and the ment has amended the regulations tofaecon(j at ft o'clock permit the serving of two ounces of wheat bre,ad to each patron of restaurants and boarding houses at morning and evening meal, on representations from the retail merchants association. The rule that only one ounce of wheat bread must be served at the noon meal remains in effect. . A tunnel Is about completed connecting Switzerland and Italy. It will be seven miles longer than the C.P.R. tunnel in the Rockies, which is the longest on the American continent,1 IN ft Jack and Jill ALSO "ROPING HER ROMEO" TWO-REEL PARAMOUNT-SENNETT COMEDY FEATURING POLLY MOR-AN, BEN TURPIN, ETHEL TEARE AND SLIM SUMMERVILLE ADMISSION .......... 25c AND 10c HEAR Evangelist R. J. SCOTT OF LOS ANGELES Tell the Story of His Life At The Pentecostal Mission (NEXT Y. M. C. A.) ON SUNDAY, APRIL 7th AT 7.30 P.M. This wonderful story has attracted thousands on the Pacific Coast and in. many large cities of the United States. Don't fail to hear it. A HEARTY WELCOME EXTENDED TO ALL. | MAJESTIC-E"/ -M0N., APR. 8 SPECIAL RETURN ENGAGEMENT PRESENTED BY SERGT. GITTU8, 12th C.M.R. THE GREATEST MILITARY PRODUCTION OF THE DAY 4-ACT MILITARY COMEDY-DRAMA DEPICTING ARMY LIFE FROM RECRUITING OFFICE TO THE TRENCHES. . . . SOLDIER LIFE A8 IT REALLY IS. FULL FIGHTING EQUIPMENT - MACHINE GUN, RIFLES, SHRAPNEL, HELMETS AND GAS MASKS- BY COURTESY OF CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. A RIOT OF FUN, PATHOS, TRAGEDY-ORIGINAL CAST OF GREAT WAR VETERANS. ' CARLOAD OF SCENERY AND EFFECTS. SONG8, CHORUSES, QUARTETTES. DON'T MISS THIS GREAT TREAT. Seats on Sale at Box Price* SOr - 7�ir _ $1 DA Office All Day Saturday. rnce*......-IOC- )1.UU EMPRESS THREE DAYS, STARTING MONDAY NEXT Mme. Petrova IN HER SECOND PETROVA PICTURE , THE LIGHT WITHIN' Either lover or husband. The money-won mother In "The Light Within" can save the life of either her husband or that of the man she ro�lly loves. One must die. A play with a power-plus plot. A woman's escape from a mistaken marriage. TONIGHT Carmel Myers The laughing minx of "My Unmarried Wife" In The Wife He Bought IT'S A BLUEBIRD. ALSO MUTT AND, JEFF, GALE HENRY COMEDY AND SCREEN MAGAZINE. MAJESTIC TWO NIGHTS STARTING VORWAERTS EDITOR SUICIDES London, April 6.-The suicide in prison at Munich of Kurt Eisner, formerly editor of the Socialist newspaper Vorwaerts of Berlin, IB reported in an Exchange dispatch from Copenhagen. He was arrested in Munich last February for having taken a leading part in the 3trlke movement, at the time and was charged with high treason. What the Press Agents Say AT THE EMPRESS PETROVA AT THE EMPRESS MONDAY Mjne. Petrova, who will be seen In "The Light Within," at the Empress theatre next Monday, is credited with having thp most eloquent face of any of the prominent feminine stars. She does not have to resort to the staring eyes and grimaces usually considered necessary to register the stronger emotions. In one of the final scenes of the drama she is anxiously watching at the beside of the man she loves. It Is a battle for life or death she has waged for lxlin. Finally, her hand on his pulse, she looks the audience straight In the eyes-and without siib-title or any explanatory gestures we know the, patient will live. Jt is a quietly powerful bit of artistry. Tonight "The Wife He Bought." AT THE ORPHEUM Much lias been written of ludicrous coBtumes as worn by stage and screen luminaries during the portrayal of comedy roles, but it would be difficult NEXT TUESDAY, APRIL 9th B. E. LANG PRESENTS THE EVER POPULAR FAMOUS Estonians IN THE TUNEFUL MUSICAL COMEDY The Girl From Over There THE SMARTE8T SO NO SHOW OF THE YEAR ' BEAUTIFUL GIRLS-GORGEOUS COSTUME3-ELABORATE 8CENIC PRODUCTION ALL NEW THIS SEASON. Prices....................25c, 50c, 75c, $1.00 8EAT8 NOW 8ELLING 11598790 43 ;