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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I'lIUHSDAY, FRHnUAnY 7, 1918 lp.THBRrDr.r: daily iirrald pageftvis I lU lAmdoti, if'cb! \ f.'-Tiii'oo men from llio Tuscnnla died from exposure In Olio l)oal,. Women voUiiitoor nurses at Jjiirno nlton'dcil the slightly Injured nion. Wards worn Improvlaod In ho-tulB. Thirty aoritJusly injured man word dtspatohod to lociil hospltalB, vliovo thoy nro rocolvlnff cnroful treut-nionl. Tho^ropourcoa of tiurnoworo taxed to ttio utmbat to provide food and clothing for tho survivors. One of tho incu, who awnm iiboht for two lldura boforo lie was roncuod, jokingly said ho had hnd enough swlniinlnK lo HatWfy hliii'^for the rest of hla life. Thoro wuH sufficient tlitte tor tho removal of all those on boiird the Tuscanln, as she reiiinlned allpftt tor about two hours after being torpedoed. Hit Amidihlps 'Tho'TuHcunla was one'bt a convoy of troop and provision slilpa which after a'long passage'acroaii'tho AtUntUi, was onterlug what until ^'fecenUy were considered coinparatlvoly aafe waters. Tho ships wore Withlti sight'of land,' which was Juat dlstlngultihablo in tho C ^ Tonight Only c 'The Sliicker' This big feature Will be shown for this one night only. This Is your last chance. Do not miss It. ere SCENE FROM "FRANCE IN ARMS," AT STARUANO FRIDAY-SATURDAY. 1^ ll ^TARLANn gj "I All .Produotlons Guiir�ntMd. ""^^ SPECIAL FEATURE, FftlDAY AND SATURDAY "FRANCE IN ARMS" Official French Government FilmsT No Fakes. The Greatest War Picture Since "The Battle of the Somme." No,Gruesome Scenes. An Actual Battle of Aero||danes is Pictureid, Showing a German Plane Fallihg From a Great Height. V The Motion Picture News says-"This new collection of war views taken by the French military authorities on the Western front undoubtedly ecllpseo any previous offering of the l> mon jumped Into the sea. Others were < thrown Into tho water when the boats ? wore lowered. Thn survivors aro re-celvlng every attention.  Survlvora report that two torpcdpos wero fired. Tho first passed Just astern of thn vessel. The aecond struck In llin vicinity of number one boiler. The beliavlor of the greater part of the aoldlora and members of the crew was splendid. A few of them became excited, hindering the lowering of the boats. In aorao cases the entire nrowB were thrown out while tho boats were being lowered. Other boats were down hurriedly <�n niei) who we; swimming around tiie liner. Many casualties wore occasioned In this way. Afloat For Two Hours. London, Feb. 7.~Tho Tuacanla remained afloat tor two hours after being torpedoed. The condition of some of tho survivors of the Tuscania was pitiable. Many had cast aside all thett-clothes and had been swimming about for two hours before being rescued. Order Prevailed Proof of tho order wnlch prevailed on the Tuscania la given by the landing of two typhoid and two pneumonia caaes without bad effect. Forty of the survivors were taken to hospitals. In tho majority of cases they are Buffering from jnjurlea as a result of accidents In the lowering of life boats or In consenuence of sliding down ropes. The survivors are proud of the behavior of tho only two women on the Tuacanla. Thoy 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 1 must say they stood It like soldiers. "We wore one 6� a powerful convoy. "We wero Instantly disabled. All theUghta went out. An order rang out aending the troops to their.boats stations and to get the lifeboats out. The shock was not severe. U was more of a crunching in feeling that went through the ship than of a direct blow. There naturally was a good deal of contusion. You c^iunot lower a score of lifeboats from the hojght ' 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 destroyers were dashing along side. Such soldiers as had been lov/ered In lifeboats were put on board destroyers. A few men who had juniped overboard In tho first excitement were picked up. I bo lievo one or two lifeboats were smash' ed in launching, "The destroyers took off our inen In splendid stylo, with perfect order ."The soldiers immediately lined up and vliile standing at attentlov as one man began to sing "My' Country 'Tis 3f Theo" and the "Star Spangled Banner." The crow which Uned up on the 1 opposite side sang 'God Save tho King.' " Captain Saved ^New Yoi-k, Feb. 7.-Cable measagea received here in shipping circjea today from Lpndon report tho captain, purser and chief steward of the Tuacanla saved. ' Washington Advices 'Washington, Feb. 7.-The latest official despatch received here on the i0s.s of the Tuscania places the 'number of American troops missing at 113; others 97; total 210. BAD CONDITION IN MONTREAL HOSPITAL       ENCOURAtiE IRON AND STECU BUSINESS Victoria, Feb. 7.-Tlic king's -i- speech In the leglnlaturo in an-/ ? liobnclug tlmt the government ? Is securinc; tho services of an ? ojtpert to advise on the electro- ? thermic trcatniout or iron ores, ? .added that me:i�un's "for tho ! encouragement of tlie iron and ? steel Industries" will lio pre- : sentod to the hnusc. < Other governmciK, legislation ? mentioned .Included liiils deal- ? Irtg with working (ondltlons, ? the eight hour dny inid wages : In certain lndiisirl<-s is men- : tlonod, : direct from New York witli a large cast of players, cboKi^ti tor types, headed by MisB May lliirsi, who won golden honors for her imiiersonutlon �tl Mrs. WIggs from .Vinv York, Boston and Philadelphia papers. Many wero rehearsed for every part, and a selection then made by a. .1. ICdwards, the well known New Vork director. A large number of children aro carried. There will be a apecial matinee Satur-day. FRIDAY'S GROCERY SPECIAIS Flat Toilet Paper. Reaular 3 for 25c. Friday, 5 for..................... Fresh Oleomargarine. Friday, per )b................... bonaico Tomato Catsup, Regular 35c. Friday, bottle .................... L/arge Lima Beans. R�aular 25g lb. Friday, lb. ..................... White Potatoes. Regular $2.70. Friday, 100 lbs.................... 25c 39c 30c r20c 2.50 Golden West Washing Powder. Regular 30c. Friday ................................ Pels Naptha Soap. Regular 10c bar Friday, 3 for.......................... Lara* 214 size Tomatoes. Regular 25c. Friday, 2 for .......................... Swift's Silver Leaf Lard. Regular $1.00. Friday ................................ Green Peas. Regular 15c lb. Friday, 2 lbs.......................... 25c 25c 46c 95c 26c Deliverief Every Hour Phone 313 IN DUTCH" and "SOME NURSE"' Two Screamingly Funny Reels | LAST TIMES TONIGHT jpSSE L. LASKY PRESENTS FANNIE WARD in "ON THE LEVEL" AT THE ORPHEUM The Great Travolutte will appear at , th6 Orphoum stairting Friday night of, thfiJ week Instead of Monday as first announced. Of thiH show the Oreat Falls Leader says: , I The Oreat Travelutie. the mystic,) who has Btarlled thousands by his re-; marWable demonstrations of psychic . pheiiomenn, montal telepathy, thought transitalBsion and liynotism. has scored a*great hit with the people of Great Falls. His .work along these llilps lit Hruiy wonderful to say the loistj.' for he not only answers quea-tlous .written, then scaled or sewed i up,by^'nJembcra of the audience, but' walkw*/i^ialmly about the stage and down In the audience, calling Uiclr namos and telling them their every liope, fear and amiiilion witliout a word being spoken hctwecu himself and the assistant, w)io remains la the aVtllonco and returns "tlie ques-tioiie 'scaled as before to the parties askrng questions, and ninny claim his answers are correct. .The pertQ.rmance closes with lliat laugb-producing work in hypnotism that keeps the large crowds laughing from start to finish. Tonight un-ddubl,'edly the Palace will again be packed to the doors, for Dr. Travel-utte oJanounced lie liud saved the best l<^r. tlio last and lady subjects will bo Invited .to come upon the stage to try,j;6ut the mysteries of hynotlsm. "The ^iSlacker "will be shown tonight only.at tho Orpheum. mm ONE NJGHT ONLY TUES. NEXT FEBRUARY 12 IRVING BERLIN'S Musical Ragtime Riot of Songs, Dancing and Fun MUSICAL COMEDY'S ONE BEST BET. / � SPECIAL  � AUGMENTED . ORCHESTRA on BEAUTIFULLY /^TOT C OU GOWNED vjrllvL^o ORIGINAL PRODUCTION INTACT THE MOST-STUPENDOUS ATTRACTION EVER IN THIS SECTION COMPANY OF SIXTY 75c, $1.00, $1.50. $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. Seat Sale Now Open at Box Office THE DARLING OF THE SCREEN TONIGHT Prices 10c-25c 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'e a, good one. Also Latest Weekly. A splendid program you should not miss. Eight Days, Starting n "Friday, Feb. O TWO NIGHTS STARTING: Tomorrow. O Friday Feb? O .. . ? SPECIAL MATINEE SATURDAY THE UNITED PRODUCING CO., LTD., PBC3ENT A SUPERB REVIVAL OF AMERICA'S GREATEST COMEOY-ORAMA WONDERFUL COMPANY; MAGNIFICENT SCENIC PROpUCTlQN NiglAs .... $1.50, SliOQ^ 7S<;v 50c Sat.'Mjit............ $1tPP, 75c, $Pc 9RI�y)p THE KIDDIES TO THE SATUBDAV �ll|A"rjj^BE c ' 1 Montreal, Feb. 7.--Badly crowdied wards, every department undermanned because of the scarcity ot attendants, nurses, ,domestics, men for tbe (arm, etc., and a deficit of J38,471 were reported at the annual meeting of tho Protestant Hospital for the Insane at Verdun yesterday afternoon. There are 771 patients. Including tour-teen soldiers, nine of them returned from overseas. � ! ---'�--. - AT THE EMPRESS "Charity Castle" is the story of a lovely , little girl, "Charity," whbi, though born in a slum, possessoa alj the attributes of human perfection In body and mind, and 1ms a charininflj' manly little younger brother known' as "The Prince." At the Kmpress tonight. Also- n | Tox comedy. By Spiecial Arranj^ement the Orpheum Theatre Management presents AT StARLAND In the most unusual and gripping photoplay In which she has bepn 8Q�^ \\\ Paramount pictures since her fftm-ouB production, "The Cheat." Faiinle Ward will be seen at Starland tonight in a plcturizatlon by Marian Fairfax of Charles Kenyou's' thrilling story, "On tlie i.ovel." ' -From the canyonliko slreels of tJtt largest city In the country to the reifl canyons of Ai'izonu and iviexlco Is .the tUeatrlcaUy termed "jump" taken by Fannie Ward recently. Upon completion ot "Tho Crystal Gazer," whlqh was filmed la New York. Miss Ward sot out for tho west according to her custom ot filming, a picture in what-ever location the script calls for. "On tho Level.'l was filmed alniost^enflrely among the uionutains and in tho .plains of Mexico. . AT THE MAJESTIC That this city Is to he visited by Irving Berlin's International aynoopat,-od nfuslcal suocobb, "Watch Your Step," should convey so much Keuulne' pleasure to our theatregoerB that'the Majestic th^tre shpuid be orQ,��lei| to Its utmost capacity next Tue^dajr night, Fubi;uary \2, whoro this i^ttrac-tlon opens (or the one night onl^."' In comedy d^ma lines '!Mrs; Wigg* I ot tho Cabbago Patch," which comev'lo the Majestic Friday and Saturday, t^li week. Is with us again, ottorod l:ran^ly as "superior to any present day plfiyi" and when one coneiders the reni�K-ablo combination (it humor and paljhQB, the opportunity tor character ,work' among Ita largo ca^t, one,falls tQ.re-j call any,other comedy drani� itB'ed^al, | 'Book stores have qo prosont day otripN'i higs that find as large a sale m'-dt<|! this volume, and, in fact, It st^IJ.-iliii; ;amo�B the big.sellers. 'av The proHont stage produutiououinot^ fXATURMa Dr. Herbert I. Travelutte=7 *IhE King of Hypnotists" THE MAN WHO SET THE WORLD A^LATIN" WHO HAVE A REPUTATION QF.ALWAYS PLEASING THE MOST EXACTING, TO FILL THE VACANCY CAUSED BY CANCELLATION OF THE COMPANY WHO WERE BOOKED FOR THIS WEEK BUT WERE NOT UP to THE ORPHEUM STANDARD. j ^ \ I HAVE GUARANTEED THIS ATTRACTION, KNOWING THEY PLAYED TO CAPACITY BH31NESS HERE LAST YEAR AS THEY DO EVERYWHERE, AND THEY MORE THAN PLEASE. THE ATTRACTION HA'S EXTRA ADDEP FEATURES AND YOU ARE GUARANTEED TO HAVE THAT ^^GLADI WAS THERE FEEL^ ING ON VdUR HOMEWARD HIKE.V-SIGNED, CHAS. HANSEN, MGR. Doors open 7 p.in. Prices, Children 25c, Adults 5(H: Majtihee Satp^^ciy, 2.30. Children lOc, Adults SflfigJ 13682500 ;