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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1918 THE LETHBniDGE DAn.Y ITERALD PAGE FIVE Germans Burn Villages In Retreat; Disaster Is Facing the Crown Prince with Ths American Forces On the Altne-Vesle Front, Aug. 3.- (Havas Aflency)-The artillery of the Qerman Crown Prince continues In full retreat. The Germans have no heavy artillery In action. They evidently foresaw that their positions were untenable. The Qerman losses have been very Heavy. CHINESE ELATED Paris, Aug. 3.-The Chinese government la taking a deep Interest In events on the Western front, says a Havas dispatch from Pekln. President Feng Kwo-Chang has exchanged most cordial telegrams of felicitation with President Polncare. On the French Front In France, Aug. 3.-(11 a.m.)-The allletl advance along the Solssons-Rliolms front continued throughout last night and this morning. The banks of the Alsno have bQen^roached alone the now front from Poramlores, woat of Solsaon, to Venl-zel on the oast of that town. Farther onat-the allies have reached the district of Serchla, Couvrelles and Cor-seull. Cavalry patrols have arrived at the iIllvor Veslo in the vicinity of Cham-plgny and Jonchery, finding all the bridges cut or burned 4)y the Gormana. Just to the west of Rhelms the allies have reached, or are approaching, Tin-queux, Thilllers, Ooux and nosnay, all lying In. the noighhorliood of the main road from Rouen to Rholms. Fires arc Illuminating llio skle.s everywhere, the enemy burning everything a� he retreats. .More than 40 conflagrations were counted during the course of the night. Disaster Faces Crown Prince. London', Aug. .1.-(Router's Ottawa Agency.)-The aniveraary ot the entry of Prance into the war la appropriately marked by the stirring news that the army of the Crown Prince is again In full retreat w'lth tlio Incronalng possibility ot disaster which Hcutnr predicted on Tuesday la�t. The Inimo-diate cause ot the retreat was the brilliant success of the arniips of General Mangin and Degouttte, norlli of the Ourcq who o80,000 WOMEN THA DECLARES FOR BRIIISH RULE Cape Town, S.A., Aug. 3.-(Via Reu ter's Ottawa Agency.)-General Botha, addressing his constituents at Veren-igning, declared there had never been and never would be a premier ot South Africa who would have to go through deeper water or whoso motives had ever been more misunderstood. General Botha said he could not approve of what Great Britain did to the Transval or Orange Free State in the Boer War, but since South Africa had been given its constitution, nobody could say that anything had been done by Great Britain against the Interests of South Africa. He assured his hearers that a republic could not bo established in South Africa under existing conditions without tremendous bloodshed. Washington, Aug. 3.-An urgent cail to the American Red Cross to enroii 10,000 nurses a v�eek for the next tvwo months for Immediate duty with the army nurses' corps, was Issued today by Surgeon General Gorgas. With the American armies overseas entering more and more into the fighting, the surgeon general said the need for additional nurses becomes Imperative. THE COOLEST SPOT IN ^ LETHBRIDGE HENDERSON LAKE . .. PAVILION . SWIMMING AND BOATING Ice Cream Parlor and Ali Kinds of Soft Drinks Come and Enjoy the Hot Summer Evenings at "The Lake." j TRY EI Producto Perfecto 15c El Producto Invincible, La Flor de Englo, 2 for 25c. La Fraosa Perfecto - 10c WHOLESALE REPRESENTATIVE R. W. WALUCE, LTD. .THE ARCADE, LCTHBRIDQE OLE THEQ An Appreciation by Gabriel Time- What Norway's Famous Poet Says of Theobaldi. - -r-7--r- "Ole Theobaldl Is a true Norwegian, and no violinist after Ole Bull has done so much to bring the Norwegian banner to the front over the whole civilized world. In tho old time the Vikings made . Norway famous, and the whole world shuddered at the name. Now It is that of a persuasive genius who leads and wins honor tor the fatherland and tho people. Theobaldl is first in his originality ot tone landscapes', and a later development Ole Theobaidi. Of the Ole Bull style in tho new conn-try fuUllled the prophecy of Ole Bull, who once proclaimed Theobaldl as his Euccessor. He Is a real child ot nature and armed with the fortune of a mag' niflcent physique and excellent health ot soul and body. I can see now, when he steps on the platform and puts the violin to his chin, why he at ohoe talces all hearts by storm. I have listened to him play when his country' men have flocked around him; I have listened to him In foreign cltiei among strangers; I have heard his vlolltt laugh, cry and sing with heav-enly Jo}l-:;::yes,, ..jylth, real . bumap voices-and everywhere and In every place has he brought the public to its feet. Every one can follow and understand the feelings that are streaming out of Theobaldl's bewitched vl. olln. "Theobaldl was born in the valley of Gudbrandsdalen, and at the age ot four, with a cheap lemop-yellow violin, he began to pour out his genius. At the age ot eight he made his first Iiubllc appearance. Ole Bull was In the audience. The boy played the great masterpieces, and Ole Bull arose and, pointing to the boy, said, 'There is my sucoe^ssor.' At the age of twenty-four Theobal dl went to Hamburg, then to Nb' pies, where Kerberto pronounced him a born Paganlnl." He studied two years with Herberto and during the next six yea'rs toured Europe. Next he came to tho States undftT the ablest management, and, having toured all the largo cities over and over, he at last decided to make this country his home. Theobaldl has just' returned from a visit to his native country and un-doubtedly has fresh Inspiration for his present tour. It is an honor to have Theobaldl visit our town after his triumphal tour ot the largo cities. Let us show him we appreciate his coming with a packed house. Amnrlctm Film <;ompany. Inc., pro-sents Mary .Mllns Minter In "Boauty and tljn llnguc,' at the Empress today. ^ During (Mio nt her visits at Settlement lioarlnuartprs Roberta Leo en-countpr.4 'Slippery Bill" a burglar with a bad record, who has just been released from iall, Roberta persuades her dad timt "Slippery" Is suro to make good if ho Ims a chance and de-niaiid." li!.h ongagomont as gardener, wliereupon lio roh.i tho house and as-sist.s in Ifldnaiiping Roberta, but re-pont.s at lliy nionicnt and she Is rnscniod by tho pollci-. Meantime a brooch bought by Richard Van Stone Is presented by lilm to Roberta, who, recognizing her own property thinks he is the burglar until "Sllppery's" capture clears tlio matter up, whereupon Roberta marries Dick to make amends. And Harold Lloyd in comedy and the laleat Screen .Magazine. AT THE MAJESTIC David W. Griffith's magnificent spectacle, "Intolerance," opened It's local engagement at the Majestic theatre last night. The picture was shown In its entirety. Words tail to adequately describe the spectacular wonders ot "Intoler-arjpe." One may safely assert that It has never been equalled. At times It Is almost overwhelming with Its sheer spectacularism. Enormous numbers ot people are used in the play. Thousands of horses are seen in the various Babylonian battle scenes. To the casual observer it is Impossible even to roughly estimate th'b amount of money which must have been expended In tho production, but ono thing must indefinitely remain as a positive fact-that Griffith, the producer has In "Intolerance" given the world a work ot art that muet assuredly bo handed down to future generations and bo treasured by them. To adequately describe the thousand wonders seen In "Intolerance" would require page upon page. In justice to those -who have been responsible for bringing It to Lethbridge, It behooves everyone who can possibly do 00 to go to the 'Majestic tonight and see-the picture. It will remain indelibly stamped upon the memory ot all intelligent people. AT STARLAND Madge Evans and George Mac Quarrle are co-starred In the striking new World-Picture Brady-Made 'Gates of Gladness," which will be shown at the Starland theatre on Mon' day and Tuesday. In this picture Madge takes the role ot BetU Leeds, a little girl whose father Is a painter who is unable to dispose ot enough paintings to meet the needs ot his family. So, when the occasion presents itself Beth's father turns bureftr and ho is not above using Beth for the purpose ot entering the home which he has determined to rob. The situation presented when Beth's father enters the home Is surprising to say the least, and the whole pic ture is a surprising, pleasing produc tlon. "Gates of Gladness" Is more than ordinarily notable for the beauty ot Its photograpjiy arid .the general excellence ot the story. Somfi ot the scenes were taken on one of the biggest estates near Now York, this estate being tlje property-..ot a famous MAJESTIC Tonight at 8.30 For the last time here Prices: 75c, 50c, 25c. LAST TIME TO-NIQHT Wallace Reid IN "RIMROCK JONES'' ALSO FAHY ARBUCKLE IN "HIS WEDDING NIGHT" MONDAY AND TUESDAY WORLD PICTURES PRESENT MADGE EVANS NINE-YEAR-OLD PRODIQY, IN ; Gates of Gladness ALSO PLENTY OF COMEDY EMPRESS-TONIGHT Mary Miles Minter The golden haired beauty of the screen- christened the "loveliest gtrl in vplctures," in "BEAUTY AND THE ROGUE" American Mutuat production A five part play In which! she is cast aa an amateur reformer. . Mary Miles Minter, American-Mutual Star. Extra added attractiou-Harold Lloyd -In a screaming farce; latest screen magazine, and Mlas J, Jerome Murray conoludes her engagement tonight. Mary Miles M\nter American-Mutual .Charles and "THE SCARLET DR< turing Harry Carey. A-. 76 22 ;