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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT %5ik.fe-Tit Other Judges west. The types are true to lire, and interior, scenes are exact replicas of tho miners' shacks, dance hall and gambling room. . The story made to fit Robert W. Service's poem, "The Law of the Yukon," adds to the. laurels of Charles THE T.ETHBKTDa^JtyTLY HERA? ing of "Sandy Burke of tho TJ-Ba$.-I7." The star, besides playing his difficult role, took upon himst'lf the task of assembling three vast herds for tho production. Ira M. Lowry. able director though he is, was thankful to JTo Enable a Special Sitting of Appellate Division on Nat Bell Case KDMONTON, Dec. 29.-Coasidcrijig $he Nat Bell Hq.uor case of sufficient Importance to warrant a special sitting of the appellate division of tho supreme court of Albert*, Chief Justice Harvey announced this morning that he had summoned Mr. Justice Stewart and Mr. Justice Simmons from Calgary. These are the only judges available, all others being absent from the province on Christmas vacations. The argument will commence on Thursday morning. This announcement was made when counsel for the attorney-general's department appeared to make application for a renewal of the stay of execution on Mr. Justice Hyndman's ordering the return of the $59,000 stock of liquor and also appealing for a similar stay in the replevin issued by the same judge yesterday. BURNED 10 DEATH Miller, the director. Even rival dircc-1 relinquish that part, of his work, os-tors admit 'that it is the greatest pic- i.Pecially to a full-blooded Westerner ture ho has over made. i "fce Bennison, and the smiling cow- "The Law of the Yukon" lives on the screen and is a fitting tribute iTi virile men who' dared and conquered in the bleak northland. Among others numbers on the program is the Mack Sonnett comedy, "Don't Weaken," ARLIE MARKS STOCK COMPANY AT MAJESTIC THURSDAY AND ALL WEEK boy hero surely performed a man's sise job in making tho cattle obey his every order so that no one of the Bcenos in which the steers took part had to bo retaken. GREAT MID-WEEK SHOW AT THE COLONIAL v >. TODAY AND THUR8DAY Store Vodvli Nlte, when a special holiday program will tie offered. GREAT HOLIDAY VAUDEVILLE SHOW AT THE COLONIAL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Y WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29.1920 I. I'lll Jl , .J .-' Ed and Grace McConnell In "Fun at the Piano" will be another *big event on the bill. With a variety of the latest popular songs, a wealth of clean cut comedy, and displaying real ability at the piano, the. McDonnells will win favor at the Colonial on Frl- Opening with a fine performance of the beautiful Irish play, "Where The Iliver Shannon Flows," on Thursday On Friday and Saturday evenings this week, with special holiday mat-.,' inees on tho greatest of all Hippodrome Vaudeville bills will be the attraction;, at the popular Colonial Theatre. Of more, than ordinary-interest, a striking .headline act will top the bill. | This will mark the appearance of the Four Harmony Girlsk an all girl act that has bean a veritable sensation in .vaudeville this season. Voeiierous ^ip-A fine mid-week show will be pre-'plause greets the- Four Harmony Girls fen ted at. the popular Colonial theatre J at every performance. OA the sheer today and Thursday. "The Gift Sup- artistic merit of their act, they win reme," a wonderful story of love and ' unstinted � praise. This quartette of. devotion will be the feature attrac- pretty girls are all accomplished mus-, tion. The second episode of "Pirate , icians, their saxaphone quartette num day and Saturday,. ' Martln-./Vthe athletic . Bunny girt" will be seen ft her clever specialty act In which she introduces some clever toe dancing and daring balancing and contortion work. v ' Murray and Irwin, "WhUtlers from Birdland"  in a. beaut Sully staged novelty act will -eonrpletfej tne vaudeville bill. s * 1 ,:"'. tnents. Perhaps the most notable fea-I ture of this year's dividends is the |* was .passed for total disbursements to lldate, total figures being $102,575,313. * t BIG ST. BERNARD RUSHES THROUGH FIBE TO SAVE CAT | EVERETT, Mass.-Judson T. Logan f ? and members of his family overlooked I 'j the family cat "Chum", when they | femade a Tiurried escape from their 1 f- burning home on Irving street today, f f But '"Ted," their big St. Bernard, re-!j[ &niained behind. The dog, missing his ||-%.playmate, rushed back through the % fismoke and soon reappeared with i >\ f ''Chum'* in his mouth. Several large herds of cattle lend realism besides playing no small part In Louis Bennison's newest Betzwnnd picture, "Sandy Burke of the U-Bar-TJ." distributed by Goldwyn, which will be presented at the Phoenix Theatre, beginning today. In hand-ling the hundreds of steers to permit of-the^r being .photographed properly Bennison once again proved himself a true son of the West, the smiling star having even greater opportunities to demonstrate his cowpunching ability than in his stage triumph, ''Johnny. Get Your Gun," or in "Oh, Johnny!" his first starring vehicle on the. screen. I Raised on a ranch *ear the border between" northern California and Nevada, whpre he was sent for his hpyl'h, when a spindly youth,, Bennison soon acquired an intimate knowledge of the covj*foy and his ways. He not only learned to ride, rope and handle a revolver with the familiarity. of a I sleight-of-hand man, but absorbed the very atmosphere of the range. Bennison's years of experience in the handling of cattle during his youth surely stood him in good stead in the stag-' -� � - -- -� ---! If Pointers From'The Shepherdess-At3 Empress Today f: Charming and more captivating than atver'fs Anita Stewart in "The* Fight-, ajig . Shepherdess," here at the Em-11 % jjpiifess today. A story of life and | 1 ^feove in. the great West where romance \ Sihd drama aro born. I K ' -o-- !; i- ^Even as the daughter of Posie 1 jO'Grady, does Auita Stewart in "The ' ''lehting Shepherdess," lift he.-self 4 Jrom menial labors in a questionable j >vuadhouse to a place in the hearts j if her fellow citizens. , -o- ! ' Our Mends know we don't holler wolf," as the foolish shepherd once I ,dd. So we are meftly advising our .* -lends not to miss "The Fighting i hepherdess," with Anita Stewart. The Law Of The fifukon" Photoplay Of Unusual Interest MAJESTIC Two Nights, Friday & Saturday (January 7 and 8) Matinee Saturday The Distinguished English Artists H. V. ESMOND and EVA MOORE and their entire, original LONDON COMPANY, direct from Wyiidam's theutre, in Mr. F.s-mond's English society drama, "THE LAW DIVINE" As played by Mr. Ksmond over -100 times in London. PRICES Nights-$2.50, $2.00, $1.50, $1.00. Sat. Mat.-$2.00, $1.50, $1.00, 75c. Mall Orders .Now Received. COLONIAL We will start the New Year RIGHT with this magnificent super-special NEXT MON. & TUES. TODAY AND THURS. Another Great Heart Interest Play, "the GIFT SUPREME" A six-act special attraction. 2nd Episode of the Smashing Serial, n "PIRATE GOLD" And other attractions. 1 Thursday night COUNTRY STORE VODVILNITE -Fifty dollars' worth of prizes given away. 1st Prize-$5.00 In cash. Watch for lour mammoth Hippodrome Vaudeville Bill Friday and Saturday. COLONIAL-Frl and Sat This Week V GREATEST BILL EVER 3EEN HERE HIPPODROME Circuit VAUDEVILLE E*TRA SPECIAL HEADLINE ACT 1 THE FOUR HARMONY MAIDS Saxaphonists supreme-In a beautifully staged musical revue. ' BUNNY MARTIN MURRAY aiid IRWIN The Athletic Novelty Girl. "Whistlers from Birdland" -ED. AND GRACE McCONNELL In "FUN AT THE PIANO" FRANK MAYO JIMMY AUBREY In . " In "HITCHIN' POSTS" "FISTS AND FODDER"' A Positive Dramatic r[ A Roaring, Rollicking Riot of Sensation. Laughs. ' ' ~ ; t 'I  EXTRA SPECIAL HOLIDAY MATINEE SATURDAY AT 2.30 , Two shows nightly, 7 and 9 sharp. .6" Prices-Adults: Matinees SOc, nights 60c; Children: 25 cents. Note-This is without question the banner vaudeville event 6f the season. VMmm\mm\\\Y\\\m\\\i lL�glH M H III I IIII III l'l�"��_"�� IHmi * n hhiA M PR ESC TODAY FOR LAST TIME ' Prices 10c and 35c ANITA STEWART As Kate Prentice in Caroline Lockhart's gripping story of the open range, . "THE FIGHTING SHEPHERDESS" I The greatest woman's book in years. It has thrilled countless thousands'with its story of the tireless, remorseless, implacable struggle of Kate Prentice, beautiful daughter of Jezebel, whose mothering is confined to running the bar in her road-house. ' The big, onen range, desperate, hard-riding, merciless 'cattlemen who recognize no sex In their efforts to drive Kate and her flocks from their domain. * i AL80 CHARLES CHAPLIN IN "THE VAGABOND" The stamp of a ruffian's boot Is followed by the accusation that Kleath is the mischievous one. Kleath-thoroughly Innocent-resents the charge. Then he beats up the accuser. And the girl looks on. ' There ace thrills a-plenty in "THE LAW OF THE YUKON." Action crowds action, thrill succeeds thrill, and laughter hovers ever near to chase away your tears. All the romantic dreams which cluster around stories filtering out of the Klondike about the heroic struggle for gold, are here focused In lone intense, soul-stirring screen- drama. An Epic of Human Tnterest. - A Masterpiece of Construction, ( , A Triumph of Photography. ALSO MACK SENNETT COMEDY, "DON'T WEAKEN" MAJESTIC One Entire Week, Starting Thursday Night This Week GREAT HOLIDAY SHOWS eallsm and Striking Settings Put , New Piay in Class of Finest Productions. r"The Law of thy Yukon," which is feature picture at. the Empress ;eatrc'" tomorrow, is remarkable for pry, types, scenes, sets und skilful trection. The great outdoors chosen 4 represent the frozen north, the fii ot the Yukon, shows the rtiree-|-'b Intimate knowledge of th>! North- ARKS Daughter of Tom Marks, CafiadaVforemost comedian,. And tier Associate Players in a Repertoire of Late. Dramatic Successes* OPENING PLAY THURSDAY NIGHT e River Shannon Flows A beautiful Irish comedy in four acts. VAUDEVILLE AD PLAYS CHANGE NIGHTLY alona, the Girl With ijofftyes HAVEEY THE HANDCUFF KING. BRING YOUR HANDCUFFS AND HE WILL ESCAPE FROM THEM. BERT CRAWFORD THE BOY WITH A BIG BAND VOICE. MARKS and PERRIN SONGS AND DANCE8. HALE and LAMB COMEDY MAKERS. AND'OTHERS. � Biggest and Best Stock Company in Canada. Popular Prices-SOc, 75c, $1.00. BiG SPECIAL HOLIDAY MATINEE NEW YEAR'S DAY Seats on sale at box office daily. Box office open from 1 p.m.-till 10 p.m. daily. Seats may be reserved for any performance during week. 5348234848538948532348535353532348 D8?D ;