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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. ApniL l\h ini8 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD What the Press Agents Say AT THE EMPItESS CHILDREN'S MATINEE FOR ALADDIN AND HIS LAMP .MunnRer Hanson lian arranged lor i\ Miieeinl cUiUlrouH inatineo. at tliH JOiiipreKS Stttunlay Htartiiifr nt tun in llie morning, so that (ho rcIiooI chil-ilrcn may nil linve v.n opjiortiinitv ol' Wllnessing Uint wontlorl'til nniglofl'ilni Aliuldin nnsl His Wonderfnl Lump, livery school child UnowH IhJH iiuiil-InK Mtory nnd tho picUire in a beaii-titul portrayal or the story. ATM EMPRESS "Tlio Flanic of the Yukon," featuring boauliful Dorothy Dallon, will be shown at the Kmiiress theatre today, "The Flame of tlie Yukon" ia the greatest and mo,st spectiicular weat-crn picture ever produced. Many a drama has been written of tiio gold rusli to the Klondike and the I'ar frozen nortli, but this one stands out as one o� the most human stories I ever written, Robert Sorvlco has im-imortallzud sonio of tlie events of these wild, mad days, and somo of his writings h�v*i been dramatized, i nMfcitc tho thinii) which lived in the time of hte wMtlnir Hve ttgaln ia theso times, and as vividly as they evoi- v/ere, "Tho Flame of the Yu-iion," it anything, brings back to life Honio of the most noted characters, and the men who chased for gold were from every walk of life, Ileallstic, full of the spirit which previiiled when men deprived thom-Holves of all that was worth while In order to make a lucky strike, with tho HPltlng, which alone electrifies tlie imagination,' a grout story has been built. It is � woman as lawless and tree ot love as Merimoe's Carman, ono ,see8 in Dorothy Dallon as she stars.lu this thrilling picture, AT THE ORPREUM Violet Mersereau gives an interesting variation ot her familiar role ot the girl of the woods in "Morgan',s! Haiders," at the Orltheum, She' is' tho daughtec-of-a Kentucky mountaineer at outs with their more civil-izetl relatives, and while her renl name is Betsey Dawley, she is jnoro commonly known as "The Wildcat," PAGE FTVB The cognomen fits her (|uito woll, pafflcularly In tlio si30ne whore she suddenly drops from a tree and frightens a picnic party of her proud kin almost to death, Tho Halloway Musical Troupe are also appearing at tlio Orpheum. AT THE MAJESTIC "THE MARRIAGE QUESTION" AT MAJESTIC IVIONDAY-TUESDAY Telling a stoiy from life in a ilfo-liko way, "Tlie Marri;ige Question," tlie problem play that pifirces tlin, shrouds of prudery, will come lo the Majeslit; tlicfitre next .VloniUiy and Tuesdoy, April 1'2 and It is do- cidddly not a. jiliiy for tlioso who lire, ni'ralrt to li.ston to an open and I'ear-lc:;s discussion of sociiil ((ucsllons. It will hand tlio priulo many a rude jolt, but at the same time, by its powerfully taught text, it leaves the auditor the bettor I'or luiving seen the play. Seats go on sale Saturday. tith for eight years, varying from cOniwly to drama, and also turned out many of tiip, old l(iof,'rii)ili coiiie-die� in tl\j^ day,^ wlit-n Mnck Kennctt and .Mabel Ncn-raand wen; familiar figures in these productions, "The Antics of Ann," the next I'l-iiiiington production^ Is to appear la Starland toniiiht and toKJorrow. in addition to tho feature good cumodics will ht; shown and little I>oref;n While, wlio is becoming sucli a l;ivorilc with Starland's' patrons, will .sing. Saturday s Grocery Specials BISHOP mwE AT STAKLAND A noted director of comedies, lOd-ward Dillon, was si^lected by f'ara-mouut to direct the latest comedy-drama of petite Ann I'cnnington, llio famous dansousd of l'\)llies' fame, .Mr, Dillon worked v.itli D. W. Grif- over.seas Montreal, April 10.- I>iout. f'olouci A. U. DePencier, liisUoiJ of Ni'.w Westminster, B. C. whs in Montreal yesterday on his way honi" after three years of strenuous w(5ii; with llio Caii-iulian corps in i'Vanee. Hisfiop De Peneier is the only Caniulian liisliop of ike Anglican chureh wlio lias been with the eliiiiilMin service. Children Look! ALADDIN AND THE WOiDERFUL LAMP" WILL BE SHOWN AT THE EMPRESS SAT-URDAY MORNING. starting 10 a.m. sharp and continuous to 1.30 p.m. This picture has been brought back for the special benefit of the children. Price only be. Two Days/start-ing Today, Fri. AT REGULAR PRICES THE WONDER PICTURE OF THE AGE Founded upon the maddest day of the World's Greatest Gold Rush. TO BE SHOWN EXCLUSIVELY AT THE EMPRESS Friday and Sat., Apr. 19th&20th BIGGER AND BETTER THAN "THE SPOILERS" THE STORY OF AN ALASKA DANCE HALL GIRL, A NORTHERN LIGHT THAT, LIKE THE GREAT BOREALtS, LURES AND BECKONS BUT IS NOT FOR MAN TO HAVE AND HOLD. MORE EKCITING THAN I "THE BAI^RIER" AT THE Finest B. C, Onions 7 lbs. 25c. Finest Fresh Rhubarb, 2 lbs.................. 25c New Season Cabbage, per lb.................... 8c Finest AsparaSMS Tips, 2 lbs.................. 35c Choicest Cucumbers, each .................... 30c Best Fresii Celery, 2 lbs...................... 25o Fresh Grape Fruit, 2 for ..................... 25c Large Fresii Lemons, dozen .................. 45c Hot House Lettuce, lb........................ 40c Winesap Adples, per case .................. $3,00 Sweet Oranges, dozen ........................ 40o Ginger Snap Biscuits, 2 liis................... 35c Goblin Sonp (for mechanics) 3 bars .......... 25c Green Peas, per lb........................... 15c Pot Barley, per lb............................. 10c Nnvy Beans, per lb............................ 15c 2'/2 'fa- tins Tomatoes, Del Monte Brand, each 25c Evaporated Loganberries, per packet ......... 33c 16 oz. pkts. Victoria Cross, 2 pkts............. 25c 2 lb. glasses Crosse & Blackwells Racpberry Jam, each...................................... 55c Quart Bottles Imperial Synip, each ............ 25c Deliveries Every' Hour Phone 313 m. OLIVER HAS T In a letter to the Herald, former Mayor William Oliver offers to serve the city for the remainder of Mr. Grace's expired term without salary or recompense. / Following is .Mr, Oliver's offer: Lethbridge, April 19, 191S, Editor L-etlibrirtge Herald; Dear Sir,-^.Mr, Grace hjiving resigned as a city commissioner, and our city financially is not in good shape, now is the time for those who can volunteer their services in the �city's interests' to come forward and help matters out. I therefore offer my services to tlie city as a substitute to fill Mr, Grace's j place as commissioner of works and property 'for his unexpired term without "^hy remuneration or salary from the city whatever. I cannot promise ray entire undivided time, as I have other interests, but I will not neglect the city's interests for my own. In offering fny services free to the city it is from a patriotic and necessary motive, and they are offered for what they are worth and not with the intention ot impairing our city government or keeping others from enjoying the salary attached to the position. Yours truly, W.M. OLIVER. MAJESTIC^.'iEl Mon. Apr. 22nd THE PLAY THAT STRIKES "SEX" O'CLOCK ED. W. ROWLAND & LORIN J. HOWARD offer The Startling Expose of the Things We Whisper About FOR HALF HOLIDAY Local retail merchants to a man have signed a petition to be presented to the city comtcii asking that a bylaw-be passed granting a/Wednesday afternoon holiday from Ma.v 1st to October 1st. Jn return the merchants Iwtve decided to keep their stores'open on Saturdays until nine o'clock in the evening wlth�a full staff.; TJie petition is signed by 2S members of the Lethbridge branch of the R. M. A. and by 39 other merchants. Just how this will be viewed by the retail clerks is a question. The Herald kijows that in many instances the (^clerks .ire quite satisfied with the pro-' posal, though a number feel (hut a fight should be made to have the Factory Act strlctl.v observed in the matter of Saturdajfr hours. There has been no ruling from the chief factory inspector as tp how the amendments to the act will affect the retail stores fiiroughont the province, but ill is thought tliet the granting of a halt holiday more than offsets the additional three hours ot work on Saturday evening. Marriage Question A'WONDROUS PLAY BY RALPH T. KET'TERING & LORIN J. HOWARD. ANSWERS ALL THESE QUESTIONS Is it a sin to marry i� you don't love? ^^^^^ Should you inarry and have no children? Is it right to marry for money only'? ^ Should a, Girl be told the secrets of marriage? Does love come aftei' marriage? SHOCKING BUT NOT IMMORAL A Ses Plav That You Can Take Your Mother, Sister, Sweetheart or AVife to See-They Will Be Benefitted, DIRECT FROM LONG RUNS IN NEW YORK. AND CHICAGO. NOT A MOVING PICTURE Prices...... $1.00 - 75c - 50c - 25c SEATS ON SALE ALL DAY SATURDAY AT BOX OFFICE ORPHEUM & Tomorrow WITH MATINEE SATURDAY MALLOWELL CONCERT CO. TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PAR,\MOUNT PICTURES PRESENT Aon Pennington IN "THE ANTICS OF ANN" COMEDY DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS. Alio ^'The Tip" - "Just Kidding" ^,u\ COMEDIES, AND DOREEN WHITE IN SONGS. Presenting the best anci most up-to-date concert company on the road-10 people. ^ Also presenting the famous baritone JOHN WENTZELL AND A BLUEBIRD FEATURE "Morgan*8 Raiders" Pricn: Eveaui(>, Cbildnn 25c, AdqlU $0c and 7Sc Matinee Tomorrow 25c and 50c _ ^y, The Biggest and Best Attraction of the Season. ' 428467 ;