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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta t TIHllSDAY. FF.BW'AllY 7. 1018 t?v; LPjTHBRmr.i-: daily nrcruLD page FWB 4v � - V London, Feb. 7.~-Throe men from �i � � tins Tuhcuiiiu died from exposure In  inn bnal. Women volunteer nurses at Lame attended the slightly injured mon. Wards were improvised in Iio-lels. Thirty seriously injured men were dispatched to local lm.snilaln, "whei'i! tlioy aro receiving careful treat-Jii'jnt. The resources of Lnrno were taxed lo tho utmost to provide food and clothing for the survivors. One of tliu men, who awnm about, fur two hours before ho was rescued, jokingly Haiti ho had had enough the (ho dusk of evening, when a torpedo hit the Tuseania amidships. Thh* was at -about 7 o'clock, The steamer took a heavy list, which made proper lower-j Ing of the boats Impracticable. Some mi'ii jumped into the sea. Others were thrown into tho water when tho boats were lowered. Tim survivors aro receiving every attention, Survivors report Uiut two torpedoes , wore fired. The first, passed just I I astern of the vessel. The second {!* struck in the vicinity of number one J > boiler. The behavior of the greater part of the soldiers and members of the crew was splendid. A few of them became excited, hindering tho lowering of Ihe. !*% boats. In some canes the entire crows wore thrown out while the bouts were being lowered. Other boats were ^.t down hurriedlv on men who were v v v *> ? ENCOURAGE IRON AND STEEL BUSINESS swimming |(> satisfy hi in for the rest of his life. There wan Hufflcient time for removal of ail those 011 board Tuseania, as Mho remained afloat for about two hours after being torpedoed, Hit Amldshlpo The Tuseania was one of a convoy of troop and provision ships which after a lung passage across tho Atlantic,j s\vimmii)g~ around the 'liner Many was entering what until recently were considered comparatively safe waters. Tho ships were within sight of land, which was just distinguishable in tho Victoria. Feb. 7. Tin- king's Hpeeeh In the legislature in announcing that the government is securing tho services of an expert to advise on the elect ro-thermic treatment ,,\- \Vntl ores, added that m'-a-iin-..; "for the encouragement ni' ihe iron and steel industries' v. jj| ),r presented to the iinusr Other governimni l..j.:tskition mentioned .included m>;1i- ing with working conditions the eight hour day and wages in certain indnsit j. ,, j:i }ll,.n tJoned. a FRIDAY'S GROG SPECIALS Flat Toilet Paper. Rouul.ir '4 for 25c. Friday, 5 for................ Fresh Oleomargarine. Friday, per size Tomaloec. Regular 25c. Friday, 2 for ......... SwifVs Silver Leaf Lard. R^gtflar $ 1.00. Friday . . .................. Green Peas. Regular IV. lb. Friday, 2 lb"..................... 14* a a *1 Tonight Only 'T W 25 C The This big feature will be shown for this one night only. Thia is your last chance. Do not miss it. SCENE FROM "FRANCE IN ARMS/' AT STARLAND FRIDAY-SATURDAY. -tf?ttJ>' v. 1 r^ FARLANO All Pi'oductions Guaranteed. SPECIAL FEATURE, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY IN ARMS Official French Government Films. No Fakes. The Greatest War Picture Since 'The Battle of the Somme." No Gruesome Scenes. An Actual Battle of Aeroplanes I is Pictured, Showing a German Plane Falling From a x Great Height. The Motion Picture News says-"This new collection of war views taken by the French military authorities on the Western front undoubtedly eclipses any previous offering of the kind in many respects. It is comprehensive jn its scope and thrilling in its details. The number is packed with scenes of vital interest. It takes the observer into the very heart of the great conflict." casualties were occasioned in ihis i way, Afloat For Two Hours. London, 1-Vb. 7. - The Tuseania remained afloat for two hours after being torpedoed. The condition of some of the survivors of ih� Tuseania was pitiable. Many had cast aside all their clothes and had been swimming about for two hours before, being rescued. Order Prevailed Proof of tho order which prevailed j on the Tuseania is given by the landing of two typhoid and two pneumonia cases without, bad effect. Forty of the survivors were taken to hospitals. In the majority of cases they are suffering from injuries as a result of accidents in the lowering of life boats or in consequence of sliding down ropes. The survivors are proud of the behavior of the only two women on the Tuseania. They went, down a rope in fine style, laughing. An American officer said: "Everything went well with us during the voyage. Many of our men had never been to sea before and I mUHt say they stood it like soldiers. "We wore one of a powerful convoy. "We were instantly disabled. All the lights went out. An order rang out sending the troops to their boats stations and to get the lifeboats out. The shock was not severe. It was more of a crunching in feeling that went through the ship than of a direct blow. There naturally was a good deal of confusion. You cannot lower a score of lifeboats from the height of an upper deck in the darkness without some confusion, but at no time was there a panic. "Even before some of us had grasped the situation British destroyars were dashing along side. Such soldiers as had been lowered in lifeboats were put on board destroyers. A few men who had jumped overboard in the first excitement were picked up. I be lieve one or two lifeboats were smash od in launching. "The destroyers took off our men; The s]acker wil| he sl in splendid style, with perfect order. nl afc the 0rpheum. * "The soldiers immediately lined up 1 and while standing at attention as one | man began to sing "My Country 'Tis ; ;>f Thee" and tho "Star Spangled Ban-j ner." The crew which lrned up on the \ opposite side sang 'God Save the King.' " Captain Saved wNew York, Feb, 7.-Cable messages received here in shipping clrcjes today from London report the captain, purser and chief steward of the Tuseania saved. Washington Advices Washington, Feb. 7.-The latest official despatch received here on the loss of the Tuseania places the number of American troops missing at li:i; others 97; total 210. Deliveries Every Hour heBudsorfe Phone 313 direct f rom Ke w V o r U with a I a rge cast of players, ehoM-n for types, beaded by Miss .May llm-r. V.),(V v.-on golden honors for her in:pt*rsnnation '>!' Mr*. Wiggs from S�-\\ York, Boston and Philadelphia papers. Many were rehearsed for every pari, anil a selection then made by A .). Kdwards, the well known New Vnrk director. A large number of ehiuiivn arc carried, There will be a spe.hil matinee Saturday. at the orphkum The Great Travelutte will appear at ' the Orpheum starting Kriday night of , this week instead of Monday as first j announced. Of th\> show the (Ireat Falls Leader says; The Great Travelutu-. ihe mystic,! who has startled thousands by his re-, markable demonsfrations of psychic phenomena, mental teinj,athy. thought transmission and hynotism. has .scored a great hit. with the people of Great Falls. His .work along these lines ia truly wonderful 10 say the least, for he not only answers intentions written, then sealed or sewed . up by members ot the audience, but 1 walks calmly about, the stage and down in the audiencn. calling their names and telling them their every hope, fear and ambition without a word being spoken bet ween himself and the assistant, *vho remains in the audience and ret urns 'the questions sealed as beiniv to tho panics asking questions, and many claim his answers are correct. The performance closes with that laugh-producing work in hypnotism that keeps the large crowds laughing from start to finish. Tonight undoubtedly the Palace will again be packed to the doors, for Dr. Travelutte announced lie had saved the best for the last and lady subjects will be invited to come upon the stage to try out the mysteries of hynoUsm. ----J> LAST TIMES TONIGHT JESSE L. LASKY PRESENTS FANNIE WARD in "IN DUTCH" and "SOME NURSE Two Screamingly Funny Reels M U ON TH LEVEL 95 ONE NIGHT ONLY TUE NEXT EBRUARY IRVING BERLIN'S Musical Ragtime Riot of Songs, Dancing and Fu MUSICAL COMEDY'S ONE BEST SPECIAL AUGMENTED ORCHESTRA 30 BEAUTIFULLY GOWNED GIRLS ORIGINAL PRODUCTION INTACT THE MOST STUPENDOUS ATTRACTION EVER IN THIS SECTION COMPANY OF SIXTY Prices 75c, $1.00, $1.59. $2.00 Box Seats $2.00, $2,50 Secure Your Seats in Advance and Avoid the the rush at box office so- that all can be seated when curtain rises at 8.30 SHARP. Scat Sale Now Open at Box Office -1 T* 7* .1 MPRES TONIGHT Prices 10c-25c THE DARLING OF THE SCREEN 95 Mary Miles Minter in "Charity Castle Six Acts. Mary Miles Minter, dressed in her nighty welcoming a midnight burglar. Also a 2-reel brand new comedy, full of laughs. It's a good one. Also Latest Weekly. A splendid program you should not miss. bad condition in montreal hospital Admission 20c and 10c. Saturday Children 5c. Montreal, Feb. 7.-Badly crowded wards, every department undermanned because of the scarcity of attendants, nurses, .domestics, men for the farm, etc., and a deficit of $38,471 were reported at. the annual meeting of the Protestant Hospital for the insane at Verdun yesterday afternoon. There are 771 patients, including fourteen soldiers, nine of them returned from overseas. Eight Days Friday 9 Feb By Special Arrangement the Orpheum Theatre Man presents TWO NIGHTS STARTING Tomorrow Friday Feb. at the empress "Charity Castle" is the story of a lovely little girl, "Charity,M who, though born in a slum, possesses all the attributes of human perfection in j body and mind, and has a charmingly manly little younger brother known as ,4The Prince." SPECIAL MATINEE SATURDAY THE UNITED PRODUCING CO., LTD., PRESENT A SUPERB REVIVAL OF AMERICA'S GREATEST COMEDY-DRAMA At the Empress tonight. i Fox comedy. Also a �v at starland , In the most unusual and gripping photoplay in which she has been seen in Paramount pictures since Iter famous production. "The Cheat," Fannie Ward wiH he seen at Starland tonight in a pieturization by Marian Fairfax of Charles Keuyon's thrilling storv, "On ihe Level." From Ihe eanyoullke streets of tlj^e largest city in the country to the real I canyons of Arizona and Mexico Is the ! theatrically termed 'jump" taken by Fannie Ward recently. Upon completion of "The Crystal Gazer," which was filmed in New York, Miss Ward set out for the west according to her custom of filming a picture in whatever location the script calls for. "On the Level," was filmed almost entirely among (he mountains and in tho plains of Mexico. % at the majestic That this city is to be visited bv Travelutte--The King or Hypnotists THE MAN WHO SET THE WORLD A^LAFIN" f;1 WHO HAVE A REPUTATION OF ALWAYS PLEASING THE MOST EXACTING, TO FILL THE VACANCY CAUSED BY CANCELLATION OF THE COMPANY WHO WERE BOOKED FOR THIS WEEK BUT WERE ��ffEG AH WONDERFUL COMPANY MAGNIFICENT SCENIC PRODUCTION F Nights.......$1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c Sat. Mat..........$1-00, 75c, 50c RING THE KIDDIES TO THE SATURDAY MATINEE Irving Rerlin's international syncopated musical success, "Watch Your Step," should convey so much genuine pleasure to our theatregoers that the Majestic theatre should be crowded to its utmost capacity next Tuesday (night. February 12, whero this attraction opens for the one night only. In comedy drama lines "Mrs. Wiggs of tho Cabbage Patch," which comes to the Majestic Friday and Saturday this week, is with us again, offered frankly as "superior to any present day play," and when one considers the remarkable combination of humor and pathos, the opportunity for character work among its large cast, one fails to recall any other comedy drama its eq.ua!. Book stores have ijo present day offerings that find as large a sale as did this volume, and, in fact, it still is SS\ among the big sellers. ^ The present stage production eomos NOT UP TO THE ORPHEUM STANDARD. 1 HAVE GUARANTEED THIS ATTRACTION, KNOWING THEY PLAYED TO CAPACITY BUSINESS HERE LAST YEAR AS THEY DO EVERYWHERE, AND THEY MORE THAN PLEASE. THE ATTRACTION HAS EXTRA ADDED FEATURES AND YOU ARE GUARANTEED TO, HAVE THAT "GLAD I WAS THERE FEEL ING ON YOUR HOMEWARD HIKE."-SIGNED, CHAS. HANSEN, MGR. Doors open 7 p.m. Prices, Children 25c, Adults 50c Matinee Saturday, 2.30. Children lOc, Adults ;