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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18. KM 8 THE" LETIinmnfiE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE I*  : I' the. I'liiled Mini: Workers of America responded and expressed the 0))Inion that (lie results of the. coti-j volition would ho conducive to a broader spirit of fraternity than had prev-, iously existed. Tins remainder of the-1 session was taken up awaiting the I credential committee's report, alter w*icli President HiggH appointed the various committees .to act on resolu-' ttons, countilution, scaled, office re-I ports, etc, during the convent ion. Purls. Feb. 18.-Tho Germans last, night, made an attack on the Chnrnpugnc front,' today's war office statement reports. Tliuy gained a footing in tho French positions, but after a spirited engagement worn driven out. E TAX LIMIT TO E iEIUR Will Act in Advisory Capacity  To Military Hospitals Commission Ottawa, Feb. IS.---Secretaries, of tlie Jitovlneial .soldiers' aid commissions assembled in conference with officers of (lie military hospitals commission today. Sir James Loughoed, \>rvsiileitt of the military hospitals commission. ;n �welcoming; the visiting offieiuls stated that owing to the rapid growth if the problem of employing returnm!" soldiers, it was proponed that the miil-tury hospitals appoint, a number of employment superintendents r.i ihe Majosth: on Wednesday next. ,Jonts are now selling. AT THE pRFUEVM "Dr. Herbert 1. Trayolulie and company after an eigle day run at the i Orpheum theatre again turned away hundreds on the In..: riifrbt of i.'-.c cp-gagemen: as he also did lasl v.-jr after iCweel'.'s run here. Those who were fortunate ai mgii to secure scats ihroughly enjoyed themselves  for a common expression heard as the crowd streamed out of the play house was, "1 laughed so much my sides hurl.'' "It was the funniest thing 1 ever saw in all my life." They must have had that "glad I was there feeling on their homeward hike with a pleasant memory to keep and talk of such as no other entertainment can afford as the company guarantee in their advertisements. Dr. Herbert I. Travelutte has dearly shown he is in a class"hy himself when It. comes to stag ng a diversified program that meetsTvilh tho approval of all present. His demonstrations of Psychic Phonema are truly remarkable to say tho least for he has answered every conceivable kind of a mteslion put to him with unhesitating i orrect-ness. The skeptical ones have been requested to put. him to life severest tests and he has even answered ,)ues-tions that luive been sent through the mails sealufl and sewed up and the writers have received their answer together with their original question sealed as before. A person must wit- ness the demonstration on the stage to get an idea of how remarkable it is for he calmly walks about the s.-pgo down in the isles sometimes blindfolded reading the sealed questions without a word being spoken by the assistant in the audience collecting the questions and returning them sealed to the writers after they have been answered. Mgr. Hansen has been fortunate to extend their engagement for two nights, and those that wore turned away will have, an opportunity to gel seats for tonights big performance. TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT MARGUERITE CLARK In the first of Mary Robest Rineharts' "Sub-Deb" Stories FEDERAL flfV A | PHONE 305 ^^V^/tLLu ORDER NOW Immediate Delivery-Lump, per ton . .. $5.75 Nut, per ton . . . $3.75 FEDERAL COALS, LTD. HILL BLOCK "BAB'S DIARY Also "HIS HIDDEN PURPOSE" A screamingly funny two-reel Para-mount-Sennett Comedy, featuring Chester Conklin, Marie Provost and Gene Rogers. Feature at 2, 3.46, 7 and 9 each day. Prices 25c and 10c. MAJESTIC ONE NIGHT ONLY Next Wed,, February Special Return Engagement ol the Phenomenal New York Comedy Success The United Producing Co., Ltd., -by Special Arrangement With Oliver Morosco, present 20 With the same wonderful �TI star company includng, MISS REA MARTIN AS "THE BRAT" Prices: ... $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c All seats now selling at Box Office 11 Ottawa. Feb. 15.-Commissioner.' Th'ingle stated today that no date had yet. been fixed for the resumption of j the iimairy into the cost of newsprint, lie added that, it probably would be left to. the publishers and manufacturers of news print to decide on the four mills to he investigated as to the cost : of production. It. was authoritatively stated here to-N day that, there was no intention on the f part of sub-committee which dealt with Commissioner Pringle's interim report, that, the inquiry should in any way be extended to the operation of the newspapers. GRPHEUM TONIGHT & TUES11V1 Held Oyer by Popular Demand IHE PACIFIC G. E. Victoria, 1!.('.. l-'eli. IS.-lion. John: Oliver, minister of railways,-makes the ] announcement this morning that as far as his information goes, the Pacific \ Croat Eastern Railway company has j washed its hands entirely of the whole j situation which has surrounded its af- j fairs for some time past. Immediately on receipt of a wire from Manager Bperry on Saturday to the effect that he 'had been given instructions to closethe. line and discharge the employees, the minister arranged for Chief Engineer Proctor to go to Van- ] eonver and get. into touch with conditions. The chief engineer returned': with the information that tho company "Is through," and that it was absolutely abandoning the railroad. Gone .....|l^.',.'-.'W:;:::::::i At Stariand tonight and tomorrow. LECTURE In S. O.E. Hall I COAST TO STRIKE! Victoria, B.C., Feb. 18.-Unless the Imperial Munitions Board agrees to comply with the request of the British Columbia shipyards organizations and grant the ten per cent increase as demanded, it is difficult to see, in view of-the determined attitude adopted "by the men, how a strike can be avoided. * THREE NIGHTS STARTING Next Thurs., Feb. 21 Special Matinee Saturday THE FILM SENSATNON OF THE ENTIRE CIVILIZED WORLD, IRA M. LOWRY PRESENTS 'For The Freedom of The World" BY CAPT. EDWARD BOWER HESSER THE ONE TREMENDOUS, VITAL, AWE-INSPIRING, WAR PLAY WHICH PICTURES WITH HEARTRENDING REALISM THE ATTROCIOUS BRUTALITY OF THE GERMAN INVADER. POSITIVELY THE MOST ASTOUNDING PRODUCTION EVER SEEN ANYWHERE. Prices..............50c, 35c, 25c Seats fyow Selling EMPRESS I WEDV FEB. 20 AT 8 O'CLOCK "Liberalism In Religion" By REV. FATHER FITZPATRICK Parish Priest of Modieiny Hat. Under auspices of Knights of Columbus. PUBLJC INVITED  MUSICAL PROGRAM ADMISSION FREE ' UNITED TAXI SERVICE PHONE 387. MATTERS OF THE WEST Ottawa, Feb. 18.-Representatives of tho Canadian Bankers Association and tho financial interests are in eonfer-I encn today with Hon. A. K. MacLean, acting minister of finance and the western premiers with regard to Hi: uncial conditions. Some time ygo it was ordered that all bond flotations, provincial, municipal and corporate uhntild bo subjectoij to the approval of tho minister of finance. Objections jjwere voiced by Quebec and Saskatchewan. Today's conference had particular relation to the west. A survey is beJ litK mado to determine' just what commitments the provinces and Municipalities have made and what money they will require to carry on their really necessary undertakings. Prices 10c - 25c The Story of a Great Love Surging with tho mighty problems of today. THE MAGNIFICENT ACTRESS PORTRAY8 AN AMERICAN GIRL. WH08E SUBLIME LOVE, THROUGH SELF SACRIFICE, BRINGS JOY TO A WHOLE PEOPLE AND PERFECT HAP. PI NESS TO HER LOVER AND HERSELF. flETROVA'S FIRST FROM HER OWN STUDIOS ;