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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 31, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ,.' VMS,' THE LE TUB RIDGE DAILY HERALD Fi'iday. Jmuijiry M, 15)13. �-_ EMPRESS THEATRE CANADA'S FINEST PHOTO - PLAY HOUSE BIG DOUBLE PROGRAM FOR TONIGHT and TOMORROW Sarah Bernhardt The Famous French Actress in " LA TOSCA" A Tragedy by Victorien Sardou. This is a Stupendous Two-Reel Feature "THE SPHINX^ or Love Under a Reign of Terror A Tragedy in the days of the French Revolution One of the most exciting ever shown on screen Mr. R. H. Cooper, Bass Soloist, will render choice Song Selections 10c - No Advance in Price - 15c Morris Theatre THE HOME OF FEATURES for To- M ORRIS -Big Feature night at the -will be an intensely interesting Wat Drama, entitled FOR-1 "a- GOOD- -THE HONOR OF THE SEVENTH. showing many sensational siftiatkms. Another Splendid; feature,. -TREE IMP" an interesting Love Story of a wealthy young man. ' - - There will , be., Two -Comedies,.--la addi-,-tion to this..",which' will ghe 'you the. Best -of your life. At the Empress l.ast night large crowds enjoyed one of the most thrilling pictures shown here for some time, namely the "Auto The Music- ' hy Ure1 New Orchestra will � WL-WA'YS-please. . Prices: - 10 cents and.15.cents, BUOU THEATRE the people's favorite Today- and Saturday "The Girl in the Caboose" a Strong Railroad Drama. ,wii;:iYoii _m�*st.J3ee .This. �hW�e other' excellent subjects bijou orchestra Always fn -Attendance -prices never change- 15c and 10c. Bandits of Paris." This three-reel feature, which." is a triumph-of [lie moving picture world, will be shown again tonight, and all those who have not seen it should take this, opportunity. On Friday aud Saturday the manage ,'hierit is offering one of the best programmes yet siiown, ihe headline:' for Itheee two' days being the divine Sarah 'Bernhardt, in her. famous play "La Tosca," �,fTh-e pother big feature is "The SpUlnx; or Love Under a Reign of T%rror,r this is a stirring tragedy of the days of- the French Revolution, and Is.i withbtit a doubt one of the most excitiijg pictirres yet shown on the Eniyress screen. s Mh. 'Evans is to be congratulated was a tremendous success, for selaoai,,in the height erf a London season h^as. Oovent Garden seated such a distinguished audience. As for the 6pera'~itself, the ordfn'ary 'layman vdt-' ^J: foAxtTemely dull, and-bo-ring, but 'musical critics find plenty to admire in it.  1- Among those noticed in the audi- jfflice -was ex-King Manuel, Princess j^Henr? of-Batten-burg, the Duchess of ^arlborough, who occupied a box AVith Lady Katherine Somerset, Lady �Graven, Lady Cuuard in. a stage box with the. Ductiess of Rutland and Lady � Manners. Lady Lister Kay, and Sjjie Duke and Duchess of Manchester. -.'The Daily :Mail calls it the "most prodigal and elaborate sacrifice- ever Offered to the muse of frivolity." i: - It A tug with a load oi lumber has : jpjade a, season's record bv a trip fifom Alexandra i Bay, X. V., to aJrockviUe. �If 'T^the gentlest, mildest and t$ -mp$t s^effectiye of all.-, tonic if . jff laxat'j^s:/ It makes the ;act " ' ' W$miSi*&l 25c and 60c. Stacland Again .to the Front-Once again Starland comes to the ;front with- a remarktible feature, which will be shown today and tomorrow, in the, offering of "The Paymaster's Son," a two-reel production pressented on a scale of magnificence, seldom equalled in modern photo plays.. It is produced by the celebrated KayBee Company, and will be sure to create a deal of interest, among local theatre-goers. It will be shown in �-conjunction (With, a number of other*Splendid ^attractions, which will include another of the highly amusing iceyston-e comedies. 31 is s Amy Law-rance, the., charming soprano, �'will complete the"'bill'with her singing of "When you were; twenty-one." . The -manageintent of Starland announce'that the sensational three-reel feature ' "Tracked by "Wireless" will JjosiflVeiy- be shown on Monday aud Tuesday; pt-xt. � �-    �' At the Morris "For'the Honor of the 7th," will be the; title of the headllher at this popular' hbiise tonight. This picture deals with' the Confederate days of 1861, and is full of highly emotional and sensational scenes. Another well known -picture to be shown is one of ~tlie;�v rasp" d ramas. - Together with the above will be two good comedies, and altogether a good night's amusement can be assured. The Morris orchestra 'will be, there to discourse lively and appropriate music. On Monday next Sir Conan Doyle's great detective story "Tom Butler" will be-* shown',,'jand everyone should inaSe-fl? %&Bt/o�. keeping this evening vacant, and witnessing this picture, as it is one of all absorbing interest. Visit, tire iMoiTia-it's worth' while. ����'�' �'�'� �- �. .,..,>.,.. Le.wls Waller It does not come as a surprise that tlte distinguished English actor, Mr. Lewis'Waller, on his first tour of Canada, presenting as he is one of his J best comedies, "A Marriage of ?on- j venieue'e," should be appearing every-' where to absolute capacity business, since Mr. Waller has been followed with great Interest by all prominent ! Canadians who visit London, in which city be has been playing for the past �e\ eui.eeri years. During this time he has made many productions which, because of his fine talents as an actor, will be readily recalled by those who' have seen him in these plays* Rcp.eiUlf'-he.'pr.oduced "Henry V.," o'f "which tfie Rev. Charles F. Aked; New York's most prominent divine, said: "It would not be possible to praise too highly-the exquisite beauty ot/^lj'ak^spear^s" 'Henry V.,"- as presented '.by %\ri Waller and his associates." �Wfyle "A Marriage of Convenience" is quite unlike the before-mentioned production, it is, nevertheless-a tri-bute.4o*AIiy Wafer's art as a' player, since in the one lie lias called' forth the eulogy of one of the most promin-eut divines of the United States, while from the other he has brought forth the laughter of practically all the crowned heads of Europe. �* ..;:�'  The Monarch Again tonight patrous of the Monarch are offered the opportunity of seeing the splendid two-reel feature that brought forth such favorable com ment last night, "The Gypsy Spy," a tale of the secret service and intrigue The plot abounds in strong dramatic situations bandied in a masterly manner. A western episode by the famous Bison 101 Co., teems with drama, characteristic of the pioneer days, while the comedy end of the programme is more than maintained by three mirth producers, "All on account of a ring," "Surprising Ejliza," and "Shocking her future mother-in-law."' Five reels, the best obtainable, complete close to two-hours', entertainment of a .delightful sort, and a bumper house should reward the management for providing such a beautiful selection at regular/: prices. WANTS SEGREGATION E CORRESPONDENT WOULD USE CIVIC BYE-ELECTION -TO ASCERTAIN ACTUAL ,' PUBLIC OPINION TO CONSIDER MERGER Montreal, Jan. 30.-Godfrey Bird, general manager of the International bank, which with its president, Sir Rodolphe Forget, has-been under fire at Ottawa, announces,that a special meeting of the bank's shareholders will be held in Montreal on 'March 5th to consider au agreement for the sale of the bank to the Home Bank of Canada. Editor, The Lethbridge Herald: Sir,-Since reading fti yesterday's issue of the Hefaid that there was one chance-less of an election by acclamation, it has occurred to me that in the filling' of an aldernianic vacancy, the ratepayers miglit. favall themselves of the opportunity !tp declare once and for all on the question of the segregated area, and have it settled. That it is still an open*ijues-tion is plainly evident from the press and from the conversation around town. And whether our present course is right or wrong, it is hardly right that such a small number should decide finally what is best for the community. The present position of affairs was arrived at through the decision of two ministers and the Chief of Police. Now, however valuable ithe opinion of these men are-and we respect them for their" courage-their-opinion cannot go for the community at large." If a restricted district is absolutely adverse to the moTal and spiritual welfare of the people, as these gentlemen claim it is,- surely there would have been a very inucb greater cry against it. There are over twenty religiousv societies in the city, many of them-with flourishing sub organizations; and if this "vice" had been so diametrically opposed to the welfare of the community, I think some of these societies would have campaigned against, it ere this. It has been said that a segregated area is a factor for the spread of disease, yet we have never heard the doctors of the town say so. One, policeman says to the pre�s that the city is "clean." but does this absolutely assure us that thero are no "blind pigs" around town? Didn't we- have it stated in the council that the "point" was still open, while at the very time the police were "keeping the city vice clear." liven the very best police force cannot stamp out. this "trade"-"the oldest profession in the world." Now, we are to have commission form of government soon, then there won't be the same opportunity of the wish of the ratepayers being carried out ou.a question of this kind, for a man or any body of men, to speak openly and plainly in public regarding this human undercurrent. TheTe is a lot of mock modesty, cant and bigotry prevalent. Let us face the problem openly, and not content ourselves with ridding our own city merely to overload on neighboring towns and villages with this "trade," until it becomes to them not a problem, but a menace. Other cities have decided.this matter in the open . election campaign. Why can't we face it at this coming aldermanic election. Yours, i FAIR VIEW. SOCIj^ MOOSE BANQUET AND VENN rS-BALL WERE BOTH EMINENTLY SUCCESSFUL i.'ranbcook, H. C\, Jan. 30.-The Loyal Order oi .Mouse, Crmihrook Lodge No. 10-1II, were responsible for a most successful .banquRl and .social gathering last evr-niu'V- Since the inauguration of Uie^lodgc in July hist, year,'its progress --has been remarkable, nearly 300 members having joined and about 150 applications f�re in the hands of the executive. The members wearing red badges received their quests, distinguished w-illi while viobon favors in the Black Knights Hall, and after fraternal greetings and welcomes, adjournment, was made to Ilutnoe's Cafe, where the banquet was served. Dictator J. W. Swam took the chair, and a most excellent', feast wias provided, the large number necessitating its being .served in two parties. Following the loyal and  patriotic toasts Vice Dictator t'ilec., presided over Hie gathering, and . a - ijplendid musical program was cntjevei|l''^upon, including such established' ''Ci'ahbi'ook favorites; as the Oildfcllpws', Quartette, ^essrst.tftacli>iVi?�. %4itns;, D. Cameron,^': Lynh,';IJ, ,t-i .Steph-'j ens, (i." I loughan ami' 'others.' A special hit was made -by. Past. Dictator N. A. Fraser in his : racy and'humorous recitations, which were, very amusing and much appreciated. Kvery effort was made by the exr ectitive to'enhance the comfort und enjoynxm't- of - their guests. The special banquet, commit tee. was Vice Dictator t'ilee, who also had charge of the musical program : Prelate H. Adelard, and Inner Guard Hopkins. Other olliecrs who helped to makcvthc evening a success were Serjeant-at-Arms- A. L. Marchant and Secretary R. S. Garrett.- The l.'ranblook Tennis Club held their annual ball in-the Masonic Hall the same evening. Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Arnold liavv-orl'h, of Lethbridge; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Staples, at. Wyelirfe ; Mrs. Sykes, Vancouver, ji ('., and m.iny, others, in all, .close. ,upon, 150 ,being present. ..... The music was provided by Mrs. Wallinger's orchestra,, her name, being a guarantee of .excellence over a wide area and. on this, occasion, if possible, adding to her already well established reputation. ' '* "''' Refreshments were'-' -served ' durrrrg: the evening- J�y- the-following ladies' committee : Mrs. Euchsoii; , Airs. Hrnirner, Mrs. Gurd, -M�s;. -DarJiHg and Miss Patterson? (. ; s,;r--; .ikiivt A most, enjoyable evening was ukv; longed well into today.-. and Mff. enough for him to diunk to."-Detrcit Archie Raworth, metvwUh.praise.and-r.i�e;F^ess. ; - thanks tor. another;.merHed,�su�cass-,i- first Falls in Love With It ' ''Do you believe in love at sight?" "Yes, indeed. That's how my wife always picks out the- most expensive stuff the clerks show her." Any Excuse ' "Does your husband drink to excess?" "I don't know about that, but I suppose he does. Any excuse 'is good Tonight Another "KAYBEE" Triumph The Paymaster's Son Two Full Reels of Sens^iions, Thrills and Excitement GAUMONT WEEKLY GAZETTE "Latest News Jn Motion. How Hiram Won Out One Long Fun Spasm The Cure That Failed A Sure Cure for the Blues MISS AMY LAWRANCE IN SONGS COMING MONDAY -The Three Reel SensaWon- , "TRACKED BY> WIRELESS" ' :YACOTOFF( REPRIEVED :':: -; \ :A_' Montreal, .fun'. '10.-The Governor-General has exercised his preorgativo of clemency in favor of Silvio Yacot-off, condemhed to. hang here tomorrow for the murder of his sister-in-law. The -sentence bas been commuted to life imprisonment ou grounds of insanity". '� We Carry the only full and complete stock of ''" "B ' as and TH MOUS l.q] �|-. 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