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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FhibiVYj'b^ 6,1918 , fHE LlTHBRIDGE DAR^Y HERALD /t?AGE FIVR nu�gfa4 �;^Qn^ ^^aOM tht^^i-V BadIy;.Hit;t^|fl[ileii^^^^ CProm 'Oor ttwn Cot'|isDoiiilant1 QKASBY^AKJJ, Deo^i?.-In the Rtis-Blau settloiuentleightW twelve miles BoutbeaBt of.; tp\^n, the-Vaya'ges ot the 'flu hayo been o(;a rery serious nature, nearly; overyhody has been down with the disease ana a number ot. deaths have occurjred. Mr.'Joe: BU htls lost,his, ejdest boy, his eldea^ glri' and au Iflfa'nt,-� Mr. I'hlllp Ell, formerly reported as xecoverlng Is-riow dead.. HeJeavfis a wife and one child. \ Mr. Philip Kombelty has also pa^is-ed away, leaving a wife and child, i Mr. B/nll Wattum with three mein-bors of his family is down with the flu at his home in town. Mrs. Flew ia in charge as nurse, Mrs. Wattum unfortunately being away on ^ visit to tho Stales. Two other members of the family, Carl and .Ofeiy, are in ihe Burdette hospi'tal with the same disease," Mr. Oeoi'go Haley Is reported seriously 31 with influenza. , Mr. Ledgerwood and lamily have received the sad news that Mr. Ledger-wood's nephew Edgar Ralston, was ' Icllled at thejiront on Nov. 4th, making as did' his brother Jim, some months before, the supreme sacrifice in the great cause. \ Mrs. U. McNabb has also received the sad news of the death of her sis-tor's son Kenneth Nesbltt ot the Engineers Corps, who died In hospital Iroih pneumonia following upon gassing. Mrs. NesbUt/has suffered the loss of both of her sons in the war. Kenneth's brother, a lad not quite eighteen, a- member of Signalling,' Corps, being killed at the front earlier in the war. Mrs. Gibson received' a card from her son George, a prisoner in tJer-many, saying that^he was well and expressing the hop! that his turn for exchange would come soon. It is to be hoped that he will be alile to stand the stress of getting out of Germany *iinder present conditions and will soon make home/ for he has been a Jotffe time � in Gorman prison camps and must have suffered, many things at the hands of, the, Hun. Mr. Luke Ralsbock had word from his son George, saying that he had fully reiiovered from hia wounds and .expected lioon to bo with his battalion Bfeain. , Mr. James Palmer reports hearing 'VV^alto'r 'Webb of the 3kh Battery /Who'was fit and fine and then In the midst of the fighting,.but expecting that the amistice would soon be sign ed add the fighting cease, . Mrs. Charlie Sqfftt has received the good newb of her husband's satisfactory progress towards, recov^y In an English Convalescent hospital. liev. JOHN BULL * o .> �.> .> f'%ietlxMagQ who cannot get" the Joy out of life, that lonely soul had better hike down to the Colonial theatre this woek end and ace the clever Colonial Players In their newest farce comedy, "i^et's Get a Divorce." Tlie audience at the premiere last evening at the Colonial simply laughed, howled and screamed at the farce., Cecllle Elliott, as the wife, who thinks slu) wants a divorce, but eventually finds om that th^e is really no one like dear old "hubby" after all, was Just delightful, that's all. Attired In a stunning gown. Miss Elliott, by, her really clever work, endeared herself in the hearts of the audience. Blid iSchaffer,,a.s the supposedly erring, "hubby,"f with his I rippling laugh, gained new honors. I Jessie Gay, a8"the other woman," added still further to lior popularity. With her melodious voice she is rapidly becoming popular with Co- with all the dogged courage for which i lonial patrons. Al Bordc, as the "other �� completed the cast to perfec- the British are famous-then they created that early turn in the tide which released the series of allied offensives that finally sent the Germans back to the Hlndenburg line-and beyond. Thoy rose to the rank of a fully military partner ot i.i'rance-and there ia no hikher rank. For all this''they paid. There is hardly a home in Great Britain which, does not have its unvisited grave in France or Belgium, not a street on which the permanently maimed do not limp to unaccustomed tasks. And the figures show that the percen-.tage of casualties from the Mother Country exceeds the percentage from the overseas dominions, thus ..disposing of one of the vilest, meanest, most dast'ardly lies of the whole satanic! German propaganda which chi^rged : Jj,^fj^f' that the English were putting their ' T' man, tlon. Just a little "tip." If you realljf want to have,a clean, hearty laugh, by all means see the Colonial Players in "Let's Get a Divorce." It's good. ' The photoplay bill was right up to the mark, with Harold i^ockwood featured in the thrilling romance of the north, "The Aveuging Trail.'' The Colonial show this week-end is good. AT THE MAJESTIC. One of the' pleas for the j innocent child born out of wedlock! and sympathy for the unfortunate fother'ls incorporated in the itour act "Tiie Unmarried Mother," which comes to the Majestic next coronlals a7d^'their'7lhes" ta'the fore- i Monday and Tuesday nights, Decem-coioniais ana tneir ames m cne lore i , Thorn v.-iu aisn i,n riaiiv front-of the battle. Lord Northcliffe estimates their killed alone at 900,000! England's contributions outside the western front have been worthy ot a great nation, eV�n if they stood alone. Her navy has kept the seas free for the commerce and the troop transports of the Allied World. It has bottled up the German navy from the first. Her -ships have coaled, fed and munitioned chairman of the Sailors' and Fire- the Italians-for a time ted and mu- men's Union of Great Britain, de- nitioned the French-brought legions Hvered a stirring address before the and food supplies from the Empire Club here today, and he was | Seas. Wa are proud ot our own swift repeatedly cl^eered by a large gathering of citizens., "1 have dined \iutli the kaiser," he shipment of troops to the firing line during this last summer; but well ________ , . . over half of them went in British hot- and I tell you I ndver came | toms couvoyed by British warships. Then where haVe not the British fought? The Suez was in danger. It was the British that protected it. said, ,iu contact wIUi a beast that had such a dirty, deceitful face. He had iniquity wr�t,en all over his dirty face. I have seen the textbooks of the Ger-|l German naval stations in man schools, and every little child bas been'brought up with the- idea to conquer Great Britain and to beat her to the dust. � "I have- been reading the works of an'eminent statesman; 1 refer to Sir Wilfrid Laurier. [ It stated that thc! the Pacific. The British mopped th'em up. Russia asked help by way, of the Dardanelles. The British tried to give it. Intervention was needed on the Tigris. The British supplied it.. The British were at Saloniki. British ships German people were all righti It was p^�/� *f "le AdriaticJ The British Col-Phly the military classes which were "�^'''l ?T�P|, ^^^f^f^^^""^ iesponsible for, this year. T refute;'p^^T�; \ diplomapy steaded that statement. I am ready to prove ^^he Moslem world when the Turkish to rod that any man who utters that Sultan and his Shelknil-Is am proclaim- .....: ed a holy war. The British today are sentiment either utters a/ deliberate falsehood or Is In ignorance." Appealed for Fair Play He told of appealing "to the heads of the German sailors' union for' fair moving south from Archangel and are at �Vladivostok. ! But no one, save the German intelligence department, has known df �play. "I said, 'we don't give a damn'^^vill know half of what Britain has jf you torpedo our ships, but be done. When it comes to self'Iaudation sportsmen and don't fire shrapnel at the British are the poorest advertis- the defenseless men when they are e>'s the world has ever seen. In the boats.' " /_ They replied that they held a con- f^re with the government's naval or ference of labor leaders, and said, .n.iitarv nnUov" "We have decided that It is neither """^"^^ ^�'"'^' our policy nor our Intention to inter- ^HAROLD LOCmOiiyD irv^'THE. AVENGINQ. TBAlU" AT THE COLONIAL FOR THE/last "times fpNIQHT. THE ALEXANDE^GAt^T CHAPTER OF I.O.D.E. THIRO ANNUAU LAST INUTE SALE KNOX CHURCH AT THREE, ^.M.',- ' PLAIN SEWINQ, FANCY WORK AND HOME COOKING BOOTHS. SPECIAL ATTENTION ASKED TO AFTERNOON TEA ROOM. NO ARTICLES AT BOOTHS: SOLD FOR MORE THAN $2.50. HAVE YOfJR FORTUNE TOLD THERE WILL BE SOME ESPECIALLY GOOD FORTUN|!*^ TELLING, He told of going to Berlin io wrestle for the international championship of the world, and out ot the 20,000 people there, there was not one cheer because he was a Britisher. After wrestling for nine days he met the German favorite, and tljen the Hun tried to win by a foul. He was, liowgver, paid in his own coin; The only Ibgic which appeals to them is force, and nothing Mnt force, said Mr. Wright. "We are not going to rest until we have got this dirty Kaiser Bill, and ber 9 and 10. 'There will also be daily matinees for ladies only. This play, which has caused countrywide agitation both for and against its stage prekentation, was written by Florence Edna May. I The- story- of "The Unmarried Mother"' has to/ do with Elizabeth Goodwin and her child born out of wedlock. Reduced to poverty, the mother leaves for a farm to work as a servant. Ill and weakened ,by her journe.y, she finds it necessary to ____ stop at the intervening farmhouse of ,' ' ^ John Kingston, a manufacturing - ' � chemist, who later falls in love with Ip'rmer city and three hundred,-days her and persuades her to become his in the latter. . ~ wife, with full knowledge of the As Anna iVIirrel, Fannie Ward ap-shadow that has clouded her life, pears in the most absorbing role ot The baby dies, and the mother also her career which gives scope not falls seriously ill. Her life, however, only for unprep'edented emotional act-. Is saved, and needless" to say, the iug, but . also , for many comedy o jus' I touches. In milking the production PHONE FOR THESE HERE IS THE NUMBER We Deliver the Goods-FREE OF CHARGE Seasonable Selection of Xmas Cheer Raisins, Seedless, per OA^ pkt. 18c and ......... �iUC Raisins, iKn seeded.............. LDC Currants, bulk, ylA.. per ll>. .............. 4UC Currants, pockets, (fi'esh "TA- cleaned) ............ lUC Mixed CO- Peel ................. iJAiC Shelled Almonds, (choice 7A^ cleaned), ............ /UC Shelled ^ aa^ Walnuts ........ VvZ Mincemeat, bulk, qa per lb............... JvC Ol)R GOODS ARE STRICTLY FRESH CHRISTIE'S XMAS CHEER Nothing daintier - nothing purer. Christie's Fruit, Sultana and Pound Cakes, 1 lb. CQ tins, e-ach ....... OoC Christie's Christmas Plum Puddings KUn each ..'.......... QOC New fresli stock just arrived. Mincemeat, ^ethey'a packets, 3 for ...... Molasses,' 2%, tins....... Lard, ?, lbs. ..for-... .y. Lard, 5 lbs. for....., APPLES no. 1 jonathan APPLES WRAPPED $2.00 BOX Phone 313 and have them delivered .free Dales, "Ro.val Excelsior" per packet ........... Almond Paste, per lb......-____..... .35c 30c $1.10 $1.90 25c 75c HI OUR GOODS ARE ABSOLUTELY PUME HOhpfiuysan's Bay (^^^ p|l dead babe's fatijer is .brought^to tice. , a) AT STARLAND. hart humane actor Wm. S. Hart,: the famous Thomas William Parke, the director, engaged, tlie services of a Russian writer, au expert on the conditions depicted. The consequence is that Miss Ward's dress and make-up, are perfect in every detail. Her part is that ot a beautiful young Jewess, whose remarkable The dramatic story dealB with the cruel manner in which the Okrahna, or Secret Police, take advantage of their position in dealing with attractive girls of the Jewish race. ^ The climax aomes when Julian Rolfe, an American journalist, who Is in her behalf. The outcome-of the final situation affords one of the many tlirlllin^ twists provided throughout the five reels of what is perhaps the most absorbing and dramatic screen drama of today. Also a rib-splitting comedy, "Kick- in love with Anna, interests himself ing jthe Germ out of Germany." H. Ince star in'^Artcratt pictures, , , , ^ ^ , i . absolirtely and deUnitely J^gajnst all facar attributes do not betray the "enef in pictfflFawVerlirar animal fact that she belongs to the^ ra,ce may receive an.WjdVy.' As he expres- R^^fla Jf persecuted beyond ses ,it, .'when I go into a risky scene,_ I know what I'm doing. The dumb animal doesn't know and can't help it anyhow. So, I won't permit anything o'f the sort in my films." This is one of the reasons why Mr. Hkrt is universally beloved by patrons of the films. Like his love of children It can not be di8gui8ea-T.even when hens a "bad man" on the screen. Mr. Hart's new Artcraft picture "The Tiger Man," will be sho*n at Star-laud tonight and ' tomorrow. "Luke The Plumber," an excruciatingly funny comedy, will also be |hown. AT THE EMPRESS. all manner of relief. _ / THE YELLOW TICKET AT THE EMPRESS Tonight and tomorrow Fannie Ward apd a noted cast will appear in the dramatic ifeature of the age, "The Yellow Ticket, The opinion of the story held by. , . t . ^, the public was eloquently expressed until the whole kin appear before the .j^ ^hich *esleged the *� box office during the long runs of he tried.�for the murders they have^^ j j York and Chicago. rit^an for four hundred days In the committed," he said. Mr. Wright told ot going to Franco at the request of Lloyd George to personally investigate the atrocities there. He had gone to Rheims with Geh. Joffre, and later had visited a village immediately after the . per-mans had been driven oat. ' .^^ Frightful Atrocrties^-^"I saw native French women, lying in the trenches, disembowelled, after they hfi'S been raped by the Huns," he declared. "I saw twenty to thirty boys with their right wrists ampu-' tated. This ^as not done by brutality, but was the work ot skilled physi-,' "cians." | Since the war he had met one of the German war leaders at Stockholm. It was Herr Scheidemann. He 'said, "Look here, Peter, I want you .to understand the whole German nation is' in support ot the German' army until a German peace is dictated." \ Drank His Own Poison  Mr. Wright told of deliberately mak-. Ing the acquaintance of a German I spy while in Stockholm and sleep-i Ing In the next room to him. In the morning coffee had been brought in, and he changed his with the.German while tlio latter was asleep. An hour later the German -was a corpse. ' / SPECIAL^' CHILDREN'S MAT. SATURDAY 5 Cents BRING THE KIDDIES TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ART-CRAFT PICTURES PRESENT WILLIAM S HART ^ jiTlve Tiqiey Man*/ Wm. S. Hart IN "THE TIGER MAN" ALSO LUKE THE PLUMBER" A Two-Reel Scream. NO PRIVILEGES FOR HOHEN-ZOLLERNS BERLIN, Dec. 6.-(Hoh'etuol-lern)-The Prussian B<�vernm6nt has formally withdrawn the priv-lege heretofore held by the mcm-hera of th9 Hohenzoilern family of immunity from law. ^OW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR? The Hudson's Bay Co. Is giving away a ?100.00" Victory Bond for the nearest estimate. COLONIAL-TONIGHT THE COLONIAL PLAYERS IN ta Get A Divorce' A clean cut Farce Comedy "THE AVEfiGING TRAIL" A-thrilling tale ot the Great North -V^roods COMPLETE CHANQE OF PICTURES^ SATURDAY, FEATURING "THE SHELL GAME" MAJE STIC NEXT MONDAY & TUESDAY, DEC, 9 & 10 Splendid cast-gripping story-Not a movinn picture mat. daily at 2.30 for ladies only each evening At 8.30 IN FOUR ACTS' ArtUttR-BAaES. Ill irflQi*_^U�gV ANGLE PORTRAVINa ;UFE pDirpe. Nights-50c, 75d, $1.00. rni^CJ . Matlnee*-60c, 25c. (Under the management of W. A. R. Cocq) ' REMODELLED, RENOVATED, REDECORATED,-^ ^ NO VITIATED AIR , )" an ORCHESTRA WITH MUSIC THAT.,IS MUSIC TONIGHT AND TOMORROW THE UNSURPASSl^D ATTRACI^N FANNIE WARD (It me Yellow Ticker The play that held New York The Broadway Sensational hit, "the ' Ticket" Comedy, "Kicking the Germ.Ottt of Gmm' I ;