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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL i3. 1018 1HK LITIHBHIDGE . DAJLY -HERALD PAGE FIVE Ask Govt. To Indemnify Innoceat Quebec Families Quebec, April t3>-The coroner's Jury which Investigated thd'dsath' of four el*ili�M-klPed In the! disorders here.oitth* night'of April 1, this aftejrifapn brounht in a verdict in which \\ wit*found that the men were''killed by soldiers per-, forming their duty in repressing riot:. The verdict alio' asked that tho Dominion government indemnify the families of the victims, -who are entirely Innocent of participation in the rioting and expressed regret that the good^repu-tatlon of the city should have been put in doubt by the acts of light headed youthji or a few Ill-intentioned men who were probably strangers in the city. The jury further tcfimd that the troubleti 'originated from the tactless and grossly unwise fashion in which the federal police, acted toward absentees under the- Military Service Act. The text of the verdict in the case of. Honore Bergeron, one of the victims, which is the same as the other three vefdicta e*cept for the names (follows: .; � "Honore was'"killed by a ,bullet PSpular Songs Monday, "The Girl Phillip*" in eight reels. ONCE NIGHTLY AT 8:30 MAJESTIC RESERVE | YOUR 8EAT8 IN ADVANCE THREE NIGHTS STARTING Next Monday, April 15 GREATER VITAGRAPH PRESENT8 THE SUPER-FEATURE "THE CHRISTIAN" BY HALL CAINE WITH A WONDERFUL COMPANY INCLUDING EARLE WILLIAMS and EDITH STOREY A3 JOHN STORM AS GLORY QUAYLE Price*--- 50c, 35c, 25c ALL SEAT8 MAY BE RESERVED LAST TIME TONIGHT (SATURDAY) Mary Garden in "The Splendid Sinner' With the American Army lit Franoe, April 13.-(By the Associated Press.)-In an all-day battle yesterday on the American sector north" west of Toul, the Americans repulsed two German attacks.delivered on Friday. They inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy and took 362 prlsonerq. The American casualties were Slight. No Americans were captured. There was much hand-to-hand fighting in the op:n. The infantry drove back the Germans from trsnohes in which the*y gained a temporary footing. US ARE NOW BEING PICKED UP Calgary, Aipr. 13.-Idlers In Calgary are/being gathered in by the police today and up; to noon twenty unemployed men have been arrested on charges under the sew orrler-in-coun-cil recently issued at Ottawa. Chief Cuddy received definite instructions from Ottawa early* this morning and he immediately took steps to have his men take every loafer on the streets and in the pool rooms into custody. These men will be "brought before Police Magistrate Davidson on Mqn day morning and the maximum penalty, will be $100 and costs with an option of three months' imprisonment. So far the local police have received no definite instructions to apply the "lazy man" ac,t, nor have they received a copy of the order-in-coun-cil. A3 soon as these arrive Chief Hardy promises that there will be a scatteration of the idlers. STEAMERS ON COAST Victoria, B. C, April 13.-The C. P. R. Steamers Empress of Asia and Empress of Russia have been commandeered by the Dominion government. The order has already gone forth that the sailings of these ships have been cancelled. This move marks the second time that the Empresses have been requisitioned for government services during the war. ARE HlGMM London. Apr. 13.-While the position of the northern line on the British front Is a little less alarming today, the military authorities still take a grave view of the situation, accord ing to the evening newspaper reviews They do not conceal their apprehension that if the enemy were successful in his heavy blows west of Armen-tieres and compelled the British to retire from Bailleul and Haze Brouck Ypres would have to be abandoned and the French channel ports would be in imminent danger. For the moment, at any rate, the Germans are being held, it is pointed out. , w The next three or four days, the reviewers consider, will bo the most critical in the war. OBJECTORS GO TO JAIL Calgary, April 13.-Five years in the penitentiary with hard labor was the sentence this morning Imposed by Magistrate Davidson on three Military Service objectors. Edwin Hangen, Wita. J. Cassidy and R. Brennan. The men had persistently refused to wear uniforms and had resisted in every way the authority of the military officers to whom, they were orderec! to report, j RED CROSS AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, April 13.-With figures still incomplete the subscriptions to the Red Cross from the four day drive, brought to a close last night, exceeds J582,f>00. with indication^ that the total will reach the $600,000 'mark when all returns are in. The initial aim of the workers was $300,000. This is for Winnipeg oity alone, the province being to contribute $600,000 in all. Returns from the country are not yet in. S A bed of coal has been discovered near the whirl pool at Niagara Falls. SUB. DRIVEN OFF London, April 13.-The German submarine which on April 10 bombarded Monrovia,  the capital' ,/>f the African repuhlic of Liberal, in addition to destroying the wireless telegraph station, s.Vk the Liberian arm-' ed vessol President Grant, it was announced here today. A number of casualties were inflicted on shore by the shells from the U-boat. After a bombardment lasting an (hour, the activities of the submarine were interrupted by a coastal steamer. * � *  HER HUSBAND HAND'S DOWN TONIGHT A Big Show m Clara Kimball Young & 5-act Bluebird This is positively the greatest programme shown at the Orpheum for months. Don't mfes it. Coming THE FAMOU8 HALLOWELL CONCERT CO., with the world's leading baritone. ' A quantity of liquor valued at $5,000 and found in the possession of n company at Maple Creek was seized by a provincial police officer and destroyed by an order from tho court. What the Press Agents Say conceded to have no superior. AT THE ORPHEUM "Hands Down," a fine drama of tlio Big outdoors full of romance and pathos In which Monroe Salisbury as "Dago Sam, tho nervy gambler fate, has opportunity !o play all his cards, will bo shown at Liie Orpheum tonight. It. Is a Bluebird. A punch play wiih a happy ending. Sure to please. Any Bluebird Exchange. YOUTHFUL TURKISH CAPTIVE. Turks rob the cradle for the Palestine campaign. This captive was brought in by the British, north of Jerusalem. MRS. REPPINGTON, wife of Col. Reppjngton, former'military critic cf The Times.  ' AT THE EMPRESS Today is the last opportunity of witnessing William S% Hart in his greatest five act western dramatic feature entitled "Wolf Lowry." at the popular Empress theatre. In addition to this'attraction extraordinary, there is also to be seen on the same bill today a rollicking two act. Mack Sennet Keystone comedy featuro entitled "Cactus A'ell." AT THE MAJESTIC Magnificent Mary Garden will appear for the las', time tonight, at the Majestic Theatre, ia the play which lias created much local comment, "The Splendid Sinner." In the play, Mary Garden is superb for it gives her new heights to rise to, and wonderful opportunities to display her dramatic art. Tdnight's performance will start at 8.30. "The Christian" at Majestic Monday Hull Caine's great work "The Christian" will lie. the attraction at. the Majestic for three nights starting next Monday, April 15th. In this production the* two leading roles arc admirably taken by Eario Williams and Edith Storey, these two stars being supported by all star Vilugraplf cast. "The Christian" is undoubtedly one of the classics of the speaking stage in its dramatic form, and is a treasured work in the literature of the tiny. Millions bavo read the book- millions have seen the play. All motion picture lovers will enjoy tills vitagraph production of the play, arid with stars such as Earle Williams in the part/of John Storm, and Edith Storey playing as Glory Quayle; it will be an event long to be remembered. | One performance each evening will lie given starting at 8.30. The play is in eight parts. All seats may be reserved in advance. It, is with with as a AT STARLAND "The Spindle of Life" featuring winsome Neva Gerber and Ben Wilson, will bo the attraction at Star-laud for tho last time tonight, a fine picture, a good story, plenty of action interspersed cpmic situations. The program whole is highly entertaining. The remarkable skill attained by great moving picture directors is approaching uncanninesS. This is evidenced in "The R.ise of Jennie dishing," with Elsie Ferguson in the title role, produced by Maurice Tourneur. the noted French director, which will be shown at Starland Monday and Tuesday. Those who have read the book by Mary S. Watts, from which the play is adapted, will appreciate that it is a difficult role, but it is admirably handled by the famous star. A noteworthy feature is the ability to convey to the audience what the characters are thinking about without jibe use of numerous written titles, in which art Mr. Tourneur- is Doctors Fail "Terrible case of Eczema-contracted when a mere boy-fought disease for ten years, with half dozen specialists. Both legs in terrible condition. Almost, a nervous wreck. It. look just 3 bottles to clear up this disease." This is the late testimony of a prominent newspaper man. His name and his remarkable story in full on request. We have seen so many other cures with this marvellous liquid wash that we freely offer you a bottle on our personal guarantee. Try it today. -J. D. Higinhotham & Co., Ltd., drug* gists.-Advertisement. D. D. D. for Skin Disease When you find a printer who can produce results, ask just two questions: Does he know costs? * Is he honest? 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