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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, DECP:]Vii8ER 21, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE mmmm HASCHOOLSAS 'RESULT OF EPIDEMIC � ( EDMONTON. Deo. 20.-The opl-'-4�ni!c of Influenza has interfered very . jpteriously with the vrorlt. of the , fltfliools of tills province, aira in orUor � -to meet tlio coudlUous which have arisen the minister of education lias �iade tJie following announcement: The New RegulationE / (1) jThat tile June examinations, 'Which are Uflually held on or al)out June 15, commonco on .lune 80 in 1911), thus glTlns the students two �reek�' ftdditionaJ tuition. (2) That the work descrihed in the ^u)>Ject8 of examination be reduced and a circiiter outlining the requirements for 1919 he sent immedlatelj-to all teachers preparing students lor tiepartiuental examinations. ^ (3y That the percentages required to pass the exanilnatlons be the Bame as?In former years, viz.; 84 per cent, in oa�h shbjoct, and BO per cotit. of the B�gr�8ate marks obtainable. (4) That the CalBary Normal Hchoo! continua its present si^sion until January SI, 1919, with vaoa-tiou, VoslRtiilng Douomber and ^ in October ho wa.s sent to ,Sa loniki and passed away of pneumonia on Nov. 18th. He was a former student of the University of Alberta and before enlisting in Medicine Hat had been teaching at Haniia. Pte, Krlc Tolfer enlisted with tho fii^rd Battnllon and went over '^o France In June, ]91(). He was wounded and shell shocked in the battle of tho Sorame in that year and was in hospital and convalescent camps In England for a considerable time, returning again to France early in 191S. He was killed on August 28tli. Pte. Cecil Telter, who was employed for some lime by C. W. CamplsBlI's Bakery, went over with the 151 at Battalion and was severely wounded in the heavy fighting round Lens in July 1917. He was returneil to Prance at the commencement of the German offensive this March and was attached to the same battalion as Capt. S. Hos-ford, who was a pei-sonal friend and was recently reported Iciiled. Pte. C. Telfer was killed on August 30th. Mrs. Telt'er, the boys' mother has been in indiJTerent health for some time, and as a result of the shock, coming. after the 'war was over and when siie believed her remaining son in the �jrmy was safe, is now iiros-trated. The Telfer family came out from England about twelve years ago and settled in the Pembina district near Hazel Bluff, where they are well known. Later they nfoved to this city where they resided ou the South Side ana were active members of the Metropolitan Methodist church. Mr. Douglas Telfer, M.A.. at present Methodist minister at Carmangay, Alta., is another member of the same familv. Lieut. A. E. White, M. C, Royiil Air Force, husband of Mrs. Telfer's daugh-I ter Elsie. 'Mr. White joined up with ' the 218th Battalion under Lt.-Col. Cornwall. He was formerly a law student with Pariee, Freeman, I-Iowson & McKay of this city. A fourth brother Sgt. Robt. Telfer, who went with the 3rd C.M.R., Is still at the front. future desUtJes.wIth our henp. The muBlifci^eaturo of the great production it wo'rtffy of note, as all of tho strong cast and chorus have excellent voices. They will bo heard In all the latest trench so^gg and chorunes, and the audience in 4�0'ured a positive musical treat. ' "Private Murphy, O.B." comes to the Majestic 'for two'days �(artlns Xmas Day matinee,, ---, "DADDY LONG LEQ6" AT MAJESTIC What a delightful play is Daddy Long Legs?. Those who haye read the fascinating series of iettera which combined made ithe book that the author, the late Jean Webster, placed before tlie public, and which was Immediately acclaimed as tho work of a genius, will Ond in the comedy-drama presented at tho Majestic last night, just as-mucii real enjoyment as there was to be found in the printed work. There ase amusing lines aplenty, pretty gowng, and a company tiiat from (lie principals to the minor parts,, gave a performance that Was thoroughly enjoyable. It was one of the ilneat heard and seen at this theatre in many a season. Many were pleasantly disappointed last night at the genuine merits in the presentation. Robert Phillips is the mysterious "Daddy," who everyone knew was the unknown benefactor of file little charity girl student-all except the young lady herself. Miss Alice Haynes. the leading lady,'cast as .Tudy, rendered this part which i.s ample in its opportunities, with a natural feeling, and a freedom of action that is finished and' satisfying. She makes the adorable Judy a real figure, compounded of genuine humor and pathos. 'Everyone knows the sfniy of tho bachelor philanthropist who falls In lore with his protege. Mr. Plillllpfl as Jervis Pendleton, not only reads his lines well but also looked the part of' a fascinating man of the world. The closing act is awaited by the auvas presided over by Lieut.-Col. McAusland, struggled for two hours with McMuUen. , John Dixon, an evangelist, -was called hy Mc;)lulien, and stated he had known McMollen for 20 years. "Are you un Orangeman?"', asked tlie judge advocate general. " - "I wa.s going to be an Orangeman, but I got saved;" replied Dixon, and there was a roar of laughter in the court. Sentence on McMiilleu -will be promulgated later, when the C. O. confirms the finding of the court. /^AT THE COLONIAL.- The great double bill will be .seen i for the last time at the Colonial to-I night, Douglas Fairb.inks in "The Half Breed" will be the photoplay feature, and Cecille Klliott & Co., in "The Notorious Helene" will top the Vaudeville bill. Monda.v-"Alice Brady in 'h'he Trap." TOYS-GAMES-DOLLS ' . FESTOONS-A GREAT VARIETY TO SELECT FROM. MAKE IT A VICTORY CHRISTMAS. The Twentieth Century Book Store ,614 FOURTH AVENUE PHONE 613 TOYS -^ TOYS -> TOYS COME AND BRING THE KIDDIES TO SEE OUR SPLENDID WINDOW DISPLAY, AND OUR ILLUMINATED XMAS TREE, Dolls, Stuffe^Oogs, Cats, etc. Whistles Drums, ' Kindergarten Sets, Guns. 10% off to Soldier's WyssDNlY Teddy Bears, Rattles Toy Pianos Palnft, Blocks, Child's Tea)sets. WE HAVE A BIG ASSORTMENT OF LARGE SIZE ROCKING HORSES, ____ . .. \ We Deliver All Goods Free of Charge. F. A. Rogers 646 13TH STREET N. Blue Line Cars to the Door. AT STARLAND. Beautiful and ever-charming � Irene Castle is coming back in what may be her farewell screen appearance in '"rhe Girl From Bohemia," a Pathe Play. It was only a week after she had finished making this play that she received the news of the j tragic death of her husband, Captain Vernon Castle, who was killed on the army aviation field in Texas. Since then his youner w|r7ow has retired from her professional activities an! confined her Jauors to war work. In "The Girl From Bohemia" Mrs. CasUe is afforded a splendid opportunity to practice her winsome art, and incidentally, displays some marvelous gowns. "The Girl From Bohemia" is coming to Starland Theatre Monday. AT THE MAJESTIC. Comedy is the dominant feature of "Private Murphy, C.B." Real good, clean, rip-roai^ng comedy, but not of tiie slap-stiok variety. It is a brand new line of humor which has taken the west by storm. All the principals in "The Volunteer" who so ably supported Sergt. Gittus In his recent tour are again associated with him in the present production, and "Private Murphy, C.B.," is also being produced under the � capable management of Sergt. Joe Atherton.' � "There is a pretty love plot.woven Into the comedy, and one in whlch'.l^a dainty Red Cross nurse entwines he>' MOTHER HUBBARD .SHOE is cumpact,' windp'roof and cusy Old Dutch Cleanser For taking the'smears'' and stains off painted woodwork Old Dutcli is unequalled. Use it for cleaning cooking utensils, iBoors, bath tubs, sinks, and anything else that is hard to clean. It's better and cheaper than soap or any other cleaning material. _ of conlldeiice in the brotliera to give tliem two jobs at once, tor on ncitlier ca.sp do they show anytliing that would make Sherlock Holmes look to. bin laurels, They bungle their jobs rigiit from the start, when they suspect a girl who is the niece' of-Blackburn, because of her mysterious meetings mm with a lugubrious-looking stranger on the lawn., Not content with that, they later pick on Theodore WhU-iie.v, Ji'. (played by Tom Moore) as the culprit. Later^ when the two mysteries are solved, through no effort of theirs, each is shown Warning the othai for their "bonehead" display. However. If the Chases were adepts at ferreting out criminals. "Just For Tonight" would be without many of its funniest moments. Here Monday-Wm. Farnum in "True Blue." , LAST TIMES TONIGHT BILLIE BURKE in "LET'S GET A DIVORCE" MONDAY AND TUESDAY PATHE PRESENTS IRENE CASTLE IN The Girl From Bohemia ALSO "HANDS UP" MAJESTIC TONIGHT AT 8.30 THE MOST FASCINATING COMEDY OF THE DAY ','DADDY LONG LEGS" By Jean Webster with AN ALL-STAR NEW YORK COMPANY, AND AN ELABORATE PRODUCTION. Pnces - $1.50 - $1.00  75c - 80c COLONIAL MIllC - MILK - MILK FRESH - - RICH PURE MILK IN STERILIZED BOTTLES DELIVERED DAILY TO ANY PART OF THE CITY. 40 QUARTS FOR......................................... $5.00 7 QUARTS FOR......................................... $1.00 CREAM, PER PINT ............................. .......... 40c KINSEY DAIRY Phone 796 and the driver will call. P. O. Box 842 G. W. V. A. SUNDAY CONCERT AT COLONIAL THEATRE, LETHBRIDGE All-Professional Program UNDER DIRECTION OF LEO M. COOMBS 9.00 p.m. Sharp saver CoHection in Aid of G. W. V. A. Funds VI SPECIAL TODAY LAST TIME "It's a Goldwyh" TOM MOORE In the First Run 6-Act Drama Just For Tonight The New Goldwyn features are shown exclusively at the Empress. HERE MONDAY BIG BILL FARNUM TRUEBLUr This is a dandy. Watch for dates on the new Chaplin in "Shoulder Arms," his best yet." TONIGHT GREAT DOUBLE BILL DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS IN HIS BIGGEST HIT The Half Breed AND CECILLE ELL10n& CO In the Sensational Vatidvvllla PUylst "THE NOTORIOUS HELENE" MONDAY AUCE BRADY IN ^THE TRAP'^ And C6nnp1ete Change of > Vaudeville , . Miss Ren^e Lai Vernon "Sister Jo�ephln�,'� the Red Cross Nur MAJESTIG SPECIAL XMAS ATTRACTION Two Nights Starting Wed. Dec. 25-Xmas Day SPECIAL MATINEE XMAS DAY AT 2.30 THE GREAT FIVE ACT MILITARY COMEDY-DRAMA PRIVATE MURPHY, C.B. ,- By Sergt. Geo. D. Gittus, Late 12th C. lyi. R. BIG CAST OF TALENTED, BONA FIDE WAR VETERANS A RIOT OF FUN-THE TRAGEDY OF THE BATTLEFIELD THIS IS NOT A MOVING PICTURE It Depicts the Life o* Soldiers from the Recruiting Office Until the Armistice Was Signed. IT IS NOT A MOVING PICTURE OR AN AMATEUR PERFOR-MANCE.-IT HAS STORMED THE HEARTS OF THE WEST. SEE THE RECRUITS BEING ATTESTED-A SCREAM. SEE ^.IF^ IN BARRACKS-R0AR8.0F LAUGHTER..... SEE THE BOYS ON BOARD SHIP-A SIDE-SPLITTER. SEE^THEM IN THE TRENCHES-THE TRAGEDY. � See THEM IN HOSPITAL-A TEAR, A SMILE, A CHEER. Prices: Nights............ $1.00, 75c, 50c Xmas Day Matinee, all seats........ - 50c "Damn These Putties!* Sergt. Geo. Gittus M"Prlvat* Murphy, C.B." - ^' , - % 54259?78 ;