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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. APRIL 20, 1918 THE LETHBiUDC.E DAILY HERALD PAGE NO FURTHER HUN ATTACKS DEVELOP with the Britlsli Army in kVance, Ajjrll SO,-(By the AaBOClnted Prosfl) -No furtbar big Hnsniy attack de-voloi)t)en jnigJilug one attiiclv after anotlier against Knmniel ^ii order to catcli tho British boforo they couW get up rc-intorcenients anil the infantry liaH lieen sont forward without tlie usual methodical prepiinUlon for a drive. The Gorman lilgUffr command, seeing the futility of iliis method, das paused to orfianizo greater preliminary operations. Now another bid for Kemniel and the surrounding region may oonia at any lhnt\ It was Keneraliy quiet along the Ypres front thouB'ii the German artillery liopt up an intermittent bom-bardmont on the ruined city and the 1)aclc areas. Some liritish advanced posts were driven in northeast of Ypres yesterday morning but these almost Immediately Wore re-estab-iiahed. About noon tiio enemy at-taclted the Uritlsh post on Hill sr., .southeast of Fortuin, and forced the defenders back. Hostile artillery did more shooting in tlie Scarpo valley last night. The villages of llrotonncu.x and tlorble, and the .surroundiuK region below the Somme continued to bo shelled hy the enemy. SUNDAY SERVICES OF EVANGELISIS An attractive Sunday program has been announced by the Kagaus in tlielr revival at t.liu Christian chiircli. At Iho morning- hour ilLliO) the evangelist will speali on "Show Your Colors." After the morning service Hiere will be a basket dinner at the church. At 3 o'clocU the evangelist will speak on "I^iving Letters of Christ." Then at 7.:iO the great oven-iuK service. Mr. Fagan will present the tlicme "Wlien the Devil Goes to Church." Mrs. Fagan will sing at all of these services. At the evening iiour she will sing "The Day is I5nd-ed" by Bartlott, with violin obligate by Mr. Rishop. The meeting last night was well attended and a spUnidid interest was manifest. The message was a clear, concise exposition of t);a second chapter of Acts. Mr. I'^'asan hua the fac-, ulty of making clear the Scriptures. Tonight the sermon will bo "The | Varalile of the Pump." The ovan-geiist .says this Is not a sermon on biiptlsm. Mrs. Kaean wiil sing "The Ninety and .\ine.' four service buttons. A, for (lervice at the front; B, for service In Kngland; O, acryieo In Canada; D Hono\irably exempt. Belgian Front � . Ottawa, April 20.-The following franalatlon of a wiblegrrim received by the Belgian consul here was iMsued to the Canadian Press today: "Belgian Front, April lit.-(From an eyewltn^IIB.)--The operation attempted by the Gernians on tlie front be-]/tween KIppe and Langernarck resulted in a complete failure as shown by doeumsnts found in the'p'osanssion of citptured officers. These orders reveal the importance attached by the Germans to the operation which had been under preparation since April 11. The Germans were to take Merckheni, Ijuygheni. Assehoop, Lungcwaade and Bieschooto, and were to reach the YK(!r Canal, west of Ypres in the direction of Poperingho to envelop the loft of the alliss. The Belgians took 71-1 prisoners, a 77mra gun, two bomb throwing machines and 4;{ machine guns. Their line being entirely reestablished on the evening of April 17, the German attack annoiniccd by captured officers could not ho delivered. "The Belgian artillery displayed great spirit and accuracy and tho artillery observers showed admirable courage. For instance, two observ-erK_ on being surroiiTided, (lushed through the enemy lines killiiiff several Germans and bringing in eight prisoners. Tho infantry magnificently resisted an attack by a greatly superior force. "Tho Asschoop post was passed by the First German waves at S.,'10 a.m. surrounded and violently attacked. The petition way,, however, maintained until two p.m. wiion the men were relieved by a Belgian counter attack. The Belgian reserve troopi attacked singing and waving helmets to Belgian airmen who were flying as low as IfiO feet, shelling Germans at the time. Flying machines on returning looked like sieves. "The Germans did not win an inch of territory, but they suffered heavy losses in prisoners, wounded and killed. Those men belonged to four different divisions three Of which v.'ore picked units." FRENCH REPRESENTATIVE Pari,'), April - Announcement WHS made today tliat Friincn hence-lorD) will bo ro))roKonte(l on tho inter-nllled supreiiie war cotincll at Versailles l)y Geiiernl Belln. Ho will take the place of General Weygand, who will devote all his time to his duties as principal assistant to Gen. Koch. HEAD OF THIEVES JAILED Montreal. April l!�.--L. Oes Voirek, wlio was tho chief mover among a gang of thlove.s who stole over $100,-000 worth of goods from a dozen big wholii.salo firms, was sentenced to seven years in tlie penitentiary by .Fudge t"liOf)uotle thi.s nioniing, Oscar Percy, another of tho gang was sentenced to four years. What the Press Agents Say AT THE EiViluesS Edgar Lewis, known in moving picture cirtdos as "The Master Pro-ducoi*," is tlie man wJio made "The Sign invisible," whicli is to be shown id tho Empre.sK Tlieairo Monday. Mr. Lewis, among whose; more ;-oceiit pro-ducLion.s may bo mentioned "Tlie Barrier," and tho "liar Siiiislcr," is one of tlie most iiiteresliiig personalities in tiie picture world, liorn in Missouri, reared on the liorders of the tlipu "Indian .\atlon"--iiow Oklahoma-Lewis riiai-licri tlie movies after varierl experiences, being in turn sailor, cook, waiter, tram)) and actor. He mentions tlio latter two occupations together. lie soon fought liis way to tiio front after he broke into the Picture Business, wliicii was at a time when nerve and force were as important as dn-oc-torial perquisites as brains. That he has the latter is jiroven by the fact that he is perhaps the only director in the industry who is at present working entirely on liis own capital. Ho credits his wife-"my pardner" lie calls her-with much of his financial success, for during tlie years he worked on a salary-and it must have been a good one-she took care of it while he earned it. "The Flame of the Yukon" |or the last time tonight. AT STAINLAND OnC' of the few .vporls or "occujia-tions'' still reinainin); lalioo for girls is football-roiiglicsl and most" fascinating of games: liiii illiuinutive Ann Ponnlnglwi. the ( of "Follies" tame, has broken l.n^ taboo even for football, and in lier newest Para mount picture, "The Aiitlc.s of Ann," she realizes an ambition of hundreds of girls who have wished in their hearts to take pHit. in the sport. In full football regalia, she dashes madly towards the goal and narrowly mfsBCs making a h!i(oriii.joys great riche.-i and then suffers poverty. "The tle Princess" will he ilie Arici'afi feature at Ktarland .^;olld:;y and Tuesday. She is at first seen as Sara Crewe, a motherless iililo pirl wliose tathei' has to leave iier in u London boarding school while lie undertakes a diamond mining venture In (lii^ far f;ast. Here .she makes a friend of Becky, the slavey, v.hoiii the snobbish children of the school have constantly ignored. Then comes tho news that Sartis father has died in India after having heeu rolibed by his best friend. Shi' is now iieiinilcs.i like Becky, and is �.ilao niiido a slavey, working like Becky and sleeping in tho dingy attic of (he school. Lavinia, the snoii, loses no opportunity of insulting !hr; former little princess and iil the sr.iiiiitiious :\mas dinner the two slaveys look on longingly. .Just then tlii> news cfiiiies that the mining venture of .Sara's father is a great success and that the diamond mines are worth millions of pounds. -Sara is rescued by her father's former jiartner, who arrives with the good news. Sara, is faithful to her companion and the two are united around tiieir own Clirh^ttuas tree. lloth sit^uations abound with luimor as well as pathos. A special five cent niatluee will be given for the school cliildr"it at f.:;0 Monday afternoon. -Ml school children should avail themselves of this reduced rate to see their lit I le''favorite. AT THE MAJESTIC Ask any stage manager what he thinks of "stage wails." and unless he is a highly moral man his replies will be totally unfit for imhlicat ion. It is one of tln^ unpardonable sins of  the theatre lo keeii the stage, waiting, and it is not often done, for in an uuderling il means a. tine, and even with a star it brings out :is sharp talk as the :iuthorities have; the temerity lo chance. .Miss \\'and\i I^udlow i who pliyvs the girll in "The .Marriage JJupstion" has this experience to relate which hapiioned during one of her suniiiier stock weeks. liKoiie scene of "Her Creat Match." Miss Liidhnv occupies the centra of Iho stage alone tiuil is Kollloqitizing on th(! couiing of her lover, in aonio such way as this: "1 knovi- he is near." she says. "I .seem lo feel his presence"-this being the cue for the entrance of the iovtn-. .Miss Ludlow waited for footsteps, but she heard them not. "I seem to feel h:.; pre.3eiicii," ..^ho .'rejieatori. Still no lover, (iraspiug the situation and realizin.g that she was confronted with the terrible "stage wait," Miss Ludlow retrealetl lo the back tif the stage, and iieerlng out through n curtain, she exclaimed reassuringly: "Oh, there he comes, walking drenmingly across ihe lawn, and 1 dare say. thinking of me. flow long he seenis in coming. I can scarcely understand his deliberation." AlwH Ludlow wa lieering anxiously across the tniagtll^ nry Jav.-.n when, i.o her complete dj|'t coinfiture. the lover stormed blustej ingly on the singe from an upper ell trii'ice, eonfitsedly ilrawlng on hl| gainitl(:t gloves. She, remarked: thought I saw yini coni'ing across tUi lawn." "Vou did," retorted the lovetf somewhat indignantly, "but I on countered the tainily dog and chanji ed my course." .'Miss Ludlow will seen in "The .Marriage Question" the .Majestic theatre next Mondajj and Tuesday. ..April liL' and lio. E ,3 Days Starting on MONDAY NEXT MITCHELL LEWIS in 1^ LAST TNVIES TONIGHT ANN PENNINGTON IN 'THE ANTICS OF ANN" THIS IS GOOD. DON'T fVIISS IT. A Mighty Drama,of the Northland. Produced by Edgar Lewis, the man who made "The Barrier." HAROLD LLOYD IN "THE TIP" Comedy ADMISSION 20c AND 10c ORPHEUM-TONIGHT S:.HALLOWELL CONCERT CO. JOHN WEIMTZELL, Baritone, with the Hallowell Troupe at the Orpheum. SHOE POLISHES, KEEP YOUR SHOES NEAT UQUID* AND >A�TCS. FOR BLACK, WHiTB, > TAN. OMKBROWm Oil OX.BLOOO SHOES, ^/j/j^i PRKSEmnC THK UATHKR. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT MARY PICKFORD Prssentinfl the best and most up-to-date concert company on the, road-10 people. Also presenting the famous baritone JOHN WENTZELL AND a bluebird feature "Morgan's Raiders" Prices: Children........... 25c Adults ,.......... 50c and'75c TONIGHT FOR THE LAST TIME DOROTHY DALTOfI in 'The Flame of the Yukon," MISS PEGGY O'HARA nightingale The Qirl With the Golden Voice, a Singer and an Artist IN The Little Princess FROM THE NOVEL BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. AOMISMON-ADULTS 25 CENTS-CHILDREN 10 CENTS Special Matinee lor Children on Monday at 4.3Q p.m. Admission Children 5 Cents / MAJESTIC .= Won. Ipr. 22 ED. W. ROWLAND OFFERS The Marriage Question A WONDROUS PUY BY RALPH T. KEHERING AND LORIN J. HOWARD A Play that you can take your mother, sister, sweetheart or wife to see-they will be benefitted. DIRECT FROM LONG RUNS IN NEW YORK AND CHICACO. NOT A MOVING PICTURE. Prices................. $1.00 - 75c - 50c - 2Sc ;