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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WHDNKSDAY, FEBUUAKY 0, 1018 THE LELTHIUUDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE^ CaiiMians Penetrate Hun Defences in tyvo Places (T5y tlie C'liMiMllaii OvorscnH Corroa-poiuleiU.I Gnnadlftii Army Homlcimii-lm-B, I'^eb. 6.-Rulflliig vlho cnymy Uiioa north ot liOno, Uio- CnMndlan troops Innt nlRlit, supported by tnir artillery Huccocilcd in poiir'tratlng tho hostile front line In two places. One party got within 20 yat0R of tile enemy .ivlro It Avi\3 (llccovcred nntl honv.'ly d.imbed. Tho fnt-my niHo ofioiiid a barrngc on our llncg but doBoil'! 'In VlBorous opposition ami the stronK wirn one offic-^ or and two men aiiccoodod in runhlng ' the poHillon. The other parly got wltn-In ten yorda ot tho enemy lino beCore being discovered. It then bonibod its way Ipto tlio tre.nch. Thoi aermana withdrew boforo the raiders, but main-tainod a atlfC oppoaitlon. Two hours later, after receiving support from an artllldry bombard-n�ent, Merman raiders came across No Man's land In atrength In tl^e Merl-court-Avlop Boctora. They met with 8;jch a vigorous reception from our ritin and machine guua that they were torcod to rotlro with heavy casualtlcB. Thoy left five priaonera in our hands. ' At. d.'M thla morning the peovfid enemy heavily bonibarded tho St. Em-Jlo sector witli gas Bhella arid high p.\pIo6lves, but no attack UeveloiJod. FINNISH LEADER DEFEATS THE REDS llattle Ltiated Two Days and Several Htmdred Were Killed Slocliliolm, I'Vb. G.-General .Man Tiorhelm's forces have defeated tho lied Guards and Russians at t.lloaborg and. captured the city. v,-hlcli is tho chief military depot of Nortlioni I''i!i-land. Tho battle lasted two days and sovorai hundred wero killed during the fighting. , A number ot fugitives from tho Tied Guard force defeated by the White Guard in this battle have arrived In Sweden. Considerablo stores et ammunition and artillery wero accumulated in Uleaborg. General Mannorheim also lia� tak on Tammerfors, about 100 miles northwest of Helslnglcj-s, according to a report reaching horo from Ilelslngfors today. IN FIVE MINUTES! NO ;E VV. A. Buchanan Has Arranged For Visit Here of Com-jiiissioncr : > : : * *  * * AGED ROMANOFF GRAND DUKE DEAD Polrograd, I^'eb. C.-Former Grand IHiko Nicholas Constan-tlnovitcli, nephew of' Kmporor Nicholas First, and son of tho late Grand Uucliess Alexandra .loscfownn, is dead at tho ago of sixty-clgUt at Taahkend, Ilusaian Turkestan. Nicbolaa was hanislierf to Tashkend ycnrn ago by tho Romanoff Vomily, because of a love affair with an American actress. ? ? GOVERNMENT IS TO TAKE liRAND TRUNK �------ CP. R. Will Retain Identity But Pay Excess Tax to Cover Increased Rates THE MOMENT "PAPA'S DIAPBP-SIN" REACHES THE STOMACH ALL DISTRESS GOES. .. i "Really does" Vput bad wtomach in order-"really does" overcome ludl-Kostion, dyspepsia, gas, heartburn and . tournoSB In five minutes-that-Just that.-makes Pape's Ulapepsin the largest selling stomach rogulator In tho world. If what you eat ferments Into stubborn lumps, you belch gaj and eructate sour, undigested food and Kctd; tongue coated; your'lnsidea fill-Wd with bilo and indlgostlble waste re-niember the moment "I'ape's Dlnpep- In" comes in cpntact with the �tom-ach all such dlatri^as .vanlsltes. It's iruly astonishing-almost marvelous, nd the joy la its harmlesHn�ss. 1 A large fifty-cent case of Pape's Dla-pepsin will give you .-v'hundred dollars' >^'orth ot sal'sfacllon or'your druggist your motley back. i ; It's worth its welg'jt iu gold .lo,merf �nd women wifo ca .I't gel. theii- slom-jLchs regulated. It bo:oi!es In ycj'.ir hiime-should alwjys be k^pt handy In case ot a slcl", sour. .upsi*. stomach during the day or night. It's thu quickest, siir'iBt and most h'anhlesB ^tomach tiec (ator in the worId.~/A�I. Lethbridge will receive attention from the Military Hospitals Commission looking to tho possibility of es-I tablishlng a convalescent hospital for rioturned soldiers "here. W. A. Bu-I chanan, M.P., recently took the niat-! (or up with the commission with tho result that S. A. Armstrong, operating hoad of tho commission, will visit Lethbrldge within the next couple of weeks. Mr. Buchanan has,Informed Ihe city council of the Impending visit and the-commissioners are now busy collecting data as to available sites, . etc., to lay before Mr. Arniatrong.. .HTNEYS DRIVINQ OUT STREET CARS The Financial Post, a very well in formed financial journal, just to hand, contains the following despatch from ."^I'lntreal: , 'In railway circles here it is cx-rocled that tli3 governuiont will take or-er tho Grand Trunk as well us the Grand Trunk Pacific and operate these with the Canadian Northern artd other govornnient railways through , the Railway War Board. I' "Tl\e Grand Trunk, so far as the Financial Pat nan leani, seems resigned to this action, as the probable arrangen\ent .will be a . government guarantee ot dividend payments, all of wliich will have to be passed for 1917. The Canadian Pacific will retain its identity but an extra tax will take all excess earnings resulting from the increased iwissenger and fi^oight rates, whfch, it is believed here wiUbe Imposed." . BAKER QUERIED BY SENATE COMIIIITTEE Gives Information Regarding Transportation Available For Troops Wtishlngton, Fob. O.-Socrelary of War Baker's emus nxamliialion before the senate invcstignling committee was boRun In publli? today by Senator Weeks of M;iSKiicluisetts, Republican, iu connection with the number of troops to be sent abroad this year. On January 1, Secretary Baker said, more troops had been transported to France, Including both non-combatant and*fighting forces, than had been pljinned. Secretary Hakor and Senator Weeks agreed that it was improper to disclose the number of American troops now in I'^i-fince, , Transportation of fighting troops was' temporarily reduced. Secretary Bakor said, in discnssing tlic shipping situation, by the necessity ot sending larger onginecrInK forces. I^o 30 TO 9.00 TERMS CASH PHONES 770-469 , WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE. Edmonton, Feb. B.-The ninth annual convention of the Alberta Association of Local Improvement' Districts and Rural Muuiclpalities opened here today with an Attendance of about 200 delegates. Fifty-two resolutions are on the agenda, and about 20 representatives from Saskatqhcwan are licro to participate in-the''debates on them. Among tlio resolutions is one for the assessment of a poll tax on ^11 men from 21 to 60, which is expected to provoke considerablo heated discussion, as some of the' delegates have ^declared their intention of supporting a proposal to make the poll tax applicable only to single men of the prescribed ages. Another important resolution favored nationalization of all railroads-from Sydney to Vancouver, including the C. P. R. DUKE PRESENTS LPUQi � FOR D[AD SOLDIERS Vajicouver, FiOi. (!.-The next ot kin of each .Canadian soldier and sailor T^ho lost, or will lose, his life in the war is to receive from the Dominion government a memorial plaque of a design which has been approved by the British government and which is to be presented to the next of kin in Great Brirain.  The plaque will bear the inscription; J "He died for freedom." and tl^ere will' be a spage for the nanle of the soldier or j;ailor In whose memory it is issued. world, by Irving Oorlln, will come to (iio Majestic theatre nrxt Tuesday. I'eb. li:tli. for a limited engagemcut of one night only. The special selected cast ot principals will include Vallio 1?. Martin, Helen F. Dolaney, .Miibol Sherman. Tracy Elbert, Fred Illllcbrand. Ooft I'hiUips, Clias. Udell. Arthur Uttry, Frank Coomfis, 1. S. Carpenter and Marry, i.,amont, together with thirty-four of the most beautiful young women that have .ovor trav'clled with a musical, organization. Seats go on sale tomorrow at liic box office. NO play ever written has greater heart for all kinds and classes of people than "^\rB. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" which comes to the Majestic on li'riday .and faatiirdtly this week, and It is this unusual-quality that gives tliis play an everlasting existence. Specially peoplo who have seen It look forward to seeing it again. The mingling humor pud pathos, aualnt philosophy of Mrs. Wiggs. the efforts of the children to make tho best of tho rather hard life about tliem, all leaves swch memories ot great entertainment that one longs to see tho play again and again. Seats are now selling at the box office. There will be a special mutlu-je on Saturday. CHILDREN,I I t Special Matinee Saturday Afternoon at 2.30 "MRS. WIGGS OF THE CABBAGE PATCH" MAJESTIC THEATRE - : '> ? > �! ? > 'J: : * THE GREAT RAVELUTTE SHOW The One Big SentatilMial Show of the Season. FEATURING DR. HERBERT I. TRAVELUTTE, "THE KING OF HYPNOTISTS," THE MAN WHO SET THE.WORLD A "LAFFIN" Years of study and travel in the far eastern lands crowned Dr Herbert I. Travelutto the greatest living authority and marveloae exponent ot his wclM and mysterious calling. Ho Is recognized by the press and the public as being the King of Hypnotists. Or. Taneaut, the Celebrated French Scientist, says: "Or. Tr�T-elutto is .without doubt the paster hypnotist ot his day." ' Supulpa, Okla., Daily Argus: "Dr. Travolutte presented the best Hypnotic performance ever witnessed In this city. . Tonight Last Time ~ WONDERFUL - ~ EMILY STEVENS In the film drama of the hour ? THERE WILL BE OFFERED FQR SAUt , 21 Mures and Giings , 4,to 0 yours bid, laoo to 1500 Iba. All broke to work, Also team hanioss, iiorso blankots, . > ' - At the Warner Livery Bara, Alberta^ Oil Sat, February 9th is AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP. TERMS CASH. ^ ^ rj,-A. SMI-Tfl .-AUCTIONEER'':'/., '^/�i Toronto, Feb. C.-The legislative aS' sembly witnessed a uninue scene this-morning, when His Excellency tho Duke ot Devonshire presented no fewer than, two' military crosses and eleven military medals granted for valor in Frantie and Flanders. Only one. Major Donald Malhieson, C.E.O.C., Spadlntf. Military Hospital, who was awarded a military cross, was present in person to receive it at the hands of the governor general. All the others had-made the'supreme sacrifice and their medals were handed to relatives. Those whose deeds won the hpnbra wore the late Lieut. H.,S. Edmonds, �M.C., ot the AViltshire regiment and the follqwlng awarded tho Military, Medal: Sergt. Stanley Bffipger, ,15tU battalion; Sergt. C. Pettit, 10th battalion; Sergt. G. Fitter, 58th battalion; Sergt. Fred Arthur Smitii, 15th battalion; Sergt. AVra. Gordon, 2l8t battalion; Sei^trL. S. Craig, 13th battalion; Sergt. Roy Burnett, IDth battalion; Corp. Francis McGeo, 3rtl division machine gun; Corp, W. Chadiwick, 3rd bat:rallon; Pto. W. N. Jasweahls, 3rd battalion and Jbhu J, Dillon, 50th battalion^ ALSOt ALICE HOWELL in "Her Bare-back*Career" This is a. Good One. LA NVashlneton, Fob; 6.~Re8pon8lbl!it� for the success or failure of the government's ohipbuUdlng program .was put .on labor today by Charles Plaa, vice president and genoraK manager ot tho emorgei\cy fleet corporation, In an appeal for shipyard workers. CALGARY FOOD SLACKER FINED ATTHEORPHEUM Vaudeville at the Orpheum tonight. Next Monday Tr^velutte will appear again. AT THE EMPRESS ;  Tlie Slacker appears tor tho last time tonight. The next great feature will be "The Masque of Life," starting Monday next. Marriuerite Clark, one of tilmdoin's daintiest stars, says: "'The Masque ot Life,' is the greatest thrill picture I have ever seen. It is wondrous." AT STARLAND An actress may be a popular stage favorite and nigy not prove to be an acceptable screen star. As a matter ot fact, vary many ot tho stage favov-itds fail miserably as such. One, liow-.ever, who is oven more popular on the screen' than on tho-stage is Fannio Ward, the dainty favorite of England and America. She has appeared before no less personalities than the ICing and Queen ot England, and has made a number of trips across the Atlantic. Hor entrance Into motion pictures" was in tho Paramount photoplay, "The Cheat," which has made such ah enormous success throughout' the country. Iii this production, she has playing opposite her the groat Japanese actor, Sessue Hayakawa. Since then she has appeared in a number of other popular prpductious, - but' undoubtedly has done nothing since *The iGheat" eqiuil to her perfor^tnance in "On the Levol." This is the story of the daughter ot a. sheep ranchman out West whoso father Is killed by raiders and'who was left to tight her battle against the world alone. Through hor help In roJeeining a drug fien^, she finally falls in love with her patient' and then compUcatlona begin to arise. It-is not quite fair to toll you tho story, so we would suggest that you see "On the Level" at Starland tonight MONDAY NEXT The next, big Empress, feature, "The Masque of Life" HJf � YTinfil^ "^^^ nights starting MA JESTIC Fri., Feb. 8 SPECIAL MATINEE 8ATV4J)DAY The United Producing Co., Ltd,, Presents a Supe'b Revival of America's Greatest Comedy-Drama, WITH A MUNIFICENT CAST AND PRODUCTION PDiriiC> Nights.................$1.50, $1.00, 75e, SOo rKli.E.a. Saturday Matlriee............ .......S1.00, 76c, SOe All Reserved. Children 25c. , > "SOME NURSE" "IN DUTCH" COMEDIES At>MI88ION 20c AND 10c TONIGHT-TOMORROW JESSE L. LASKY PpESENTS FANNIE WA�D IN "On the Level** (I TUESDAY, FEBRUARY IRVING BERUN'SMusicarRagtime Riot of Songs, Dancing^d Fun 12 ,4 Calgary,! teb. 6.-Tl^p'first conviction here on tho charge ot disobeying the food controller's orders was recorded today when A. Anthony, proprietor ot a rastaurant, waa lined 125, tor selling bacon to a customei^- on Tuesday. .11 .III /,. A man in the United States 'w!io was grumbling abMit the war tax on letters was portlncnily asked, "Would you rnthor pay a cent extra,' or Uave Mio ICalaer's picture on' tl�e stamp? and tomorrow. MUSICAL COMEDY'S ONE BEST BET. , SPECIAL AUGMENTED ORCHESTRA on BEAUTIFULLY /^TOt C OU GOWNED . VJIIVJUO ORIGINAL PRODUCTION INTACT THE MOST STUPENDOUS ATTRACTION EVER IN THIS SECTION at the; majestic "Watch "S^ur Stepj" one of the very best musical dancing plays that have been contributed to the amusement COMPANY OF SIXTY m^'' *� A* *� �A *>k'AA Secure Your^Seat* In Advance Und Avoid the;, 75Ci $1.00, $1.50, 52.00 ^he rush, at box offico to that all can be awted dI. C,i..�^ C9 AA . t9 ^v�hBn curtain risn at 8.30 SHARP. A J OOX oeatS #�.UU^ f^.OU s,at tale Opont Tomorrow at Box Office. ',';| Tonight and Palaneo of Week. Pricoa SBq-SOc 781? ;