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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. JULY 20. 1918 Tm LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FiVE WHA^A TOWN BOMBARDED BY THE GERMANS LOOKS LIKE. The vUlage ot Llevln after tho Hun bora bardraont. CanaUlan Official War Records Photo.-Copyright. ERAL MARCH REVIEWS THE WAR SITUATION Washington, July 20.-Official report's to the war department, General March, chief of staff, told newspapermen today at the weekly confer-once, showed a maximum penetration by the Franco-American counter attack of ten miles and" an ^ average penetration ot seven miles, on a 22-jnllo front. Tho attack Is still heing pressed, he �ald, against hcavj* German reserves. The American troops engaged on this front are the first, second, third and lourth rbgula/ divisions, and the 26th (Now England), 28th (Pennsylvania) National Guard. The 42nd National Guard (Rainbow) is stationed In the Champagne region. Tho six American ilvlslons operating on tho Alsno-Marne front are operating as divisions and not "as a corps, he aaid. During his interview. General JIarch disclosed tho fact that tho embarkation of American troops had passed the l,2qO,000 mark. Tho'-war department hag no advlcds that Soissons is Under heavy artillery flro from the allied hatterlcs and that Us fall is expected. The latest German drive was intended'as a "nut cracker operation" against tho city ot Rhelmo, Oeneral March said. This drive has been definitely stopped when General Foch truck on the right flank of the German effort, after the enemy hiid advanced "four to five miles on a 23-tnlle front. General March said the objective of the Franco-American counter attack was the Solsaons-Chateau-Thier-ry railroad which the allied command has reason to believe is the principal artery of eupply for the enemy in the Chateau-Thierry region and also one of tho principal sources for the sector south of the Mame. The chief "of staff pointed out that with this railroad in allied control, the German withdrawal from tho sector south of . the Marne would be rendered difficult and their main railway line /to tho front would be lost.. He indicated that an attempt to withdraw. is anticipated. No report on casualties among the Amel-icans gazetted has reached the war" department. performance last night appreeiatod this fact was quite evident from the manner in which they applauded each individual number. The loading comedy roles are well sustained by Geo. \V. Rehn, a clo�er Irish comedian who has a,n able partner in Porter Warllold. These two comedians enact with great success two Irish gentlemen brt a pleasure Jaunt to Coney Island and the exper.^ iences which they meet with while there, keep the audieuco in continual good humor. While these two carry the comedy there are a number of other principals who help to make the comedy a success. These include/Miss Maude Russell, Miss Jerome Murray and William H. Scott. Miss Maude Russell, is a cHannlng and accomplished artist and her numbers were most enthusiastically received by an appreciative audience. Tlio chorus lacks nothing'to make it attractive. Thoy sing and dance admirably and their numbnrs were well received by the audience. recruiting speefthea. The great world melodrama adapted fDi- the screen."- Now York Evening t^iin. "Thrills with patilotlc fervor and manhandles the Gr.rnian Kmperor in fashion that sBtlaHrs. tlio mightioat detestation of the llolionzollom mon-stor. Unusual friuikness of title typical ot tho work itsplf. Entire company an excellent one. Grips the heart strings Irresistibly."-New York Globe. "A picture to make your blood boil every American E.thlbltor should book it. Never yot has a dnnumont been writcu not oven Proaklent Wilson's forceful addrea.s to Congress In which ho declared war on Germany, that will drive home this fact more convincingly. Grips you like a viso from beginning to end. Tim picture is a Masterpiece."-Motion Picture News. "A remarkable and wondorful picture. Conveys powerful message tor every true American. The picture wrung roiiurt after round o� applauso from tho Critics. Worked the audience into tremendous pitch ot onthuB-lasm."-N. Y. Telegraph. AT SlAHLAND Tliotigh in no moasuro bolittlinK her Buccpsfl in "Tho Hirth of a Nation" and "Intolerance," in which she made her rapid rise in tho motion pictnvf! world, Man Marsh was elated at the opportunity to play the role of a sweet, romantic girl, afforded her in "Polly of tho Circus," Goldwyn's first production. Perhaps every actress who is herself petite and dainty aspires to play tho part of a lovable heroine. .Mian Marsh did, btit she had not previously had the chance to select her parts and those selected for her were not always of the sweet heroine character. It is diftlcuR to imagine a part more suitable to Miss Marsh than that ot "Polly" in Margaret Mayo's famoun drama. This heroine ia dainty, viva-clous, filled with the joy of living, and is the pride of tho big, rough men of tho circus. It ia a part Miss Marsh has made tho most of. At Starland Monday and Tuesday. AT STARLAND Biff feature for last time on SatUP day night. AT THE EMPRESS THE KAISER AT THE EMPRESS MONDAY The Kaiser will be shown Monday and Tuesday at tho Empress. Other papers speak of it as follows: "Remarkable, daringly startling, more powerful than tho strongest of TO FAIR GROUNDS At th�re swill be a great many taxis and automobiles e'ngfaged In transportlno visitors to the fair ai;ounds during the stampede next week, Commissioner Meech has . mapped out two routes which should be followed. The outgoing is along 4th Ave. to 6th St., south on 6th St. to 7th Ave., and east along 7th Ave. to the grounds. The return route will be along the north side of the street railway tracks to 21st St., than northwest along the prairie trail to the corner of 4th Ave. and 14th St, 8,, north along 14th St. to 3rd Ave. and along 3rd Ave. to the down town section. These routes will be kept well watered to avoid the dust nuisance. Empress Theatre TONIGHT-LAST TIME FRANK KEENAN in "LOADED DICE" This is positively the best picture of its kind seen in this city. Programme for the Entire Stampede Week NOTE-THE EMPRESS PICKS THE BIQ ONES. MONDAY AND TUESDAY "THE KAISER, THE BEAST OF BERLIN" The picture New York went wild over. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY The Ever Popular William Farnum in "THE HEART OF A LION" AND CHARLES CHAPLIN in "A DOG'S LIFE" This Is the best Chaplin ever made. Three Acts. FRIDAY AND .SATURDAY LOUISE GLUM In "AN ALIEN ENEMY" Mso a 2-Reel Toto, Featuring the Funniest Man in the World. THE EMPRESS ALWAYS PICKS THE BIQ ONES. AT THE ORPHEUM COMEDY PLEASES AT THE ORPHEUM There is a good program at the Or-pheum todity. The Rusaell Musical Comedy Co. in their opening bill "Oay Coney Island" present something dlK (erent from the usual style of Musical Comedy seen In this city. That the large audience which witnessed the QTARLANn m All Productlens Quarantued. .Mn^ JHK mmmmmtmm^ to^r the^jTAMpHfE" p, GOLDWYN 'PRESENTS I MAE MAR8H p In a Stupendous Photoplay ot jfi l^^^^^^^m i the "Big Top." A Picturlza- Ti/tq^^^^^^^Hp' tion of the World-Famed ^ I^HH^^^^H^ Classic by Margaret Mayo f the Circus" Severn. Reels. Also ..^-Mp "FATTY ARBUCKLE Ma?sh^ AT CONEY ISLAND" ;v!ii|�, J a two-reel scream ysife-y . admission r "-?Je^urAV Adults ............... 32^io Children, liflatlnaes ...... So Evenings............... 15c Tonight Harr^ Garey in 'Wild Women' ' THE RUSSELL MUSICAL COMEDY CO. IN "GAY CONEY ISLAND" ' "UP IN THE AIR"-STRAND COM-KOY FEATURING BILLIE RHODES LAST TIMES TONIGHT, JESSE L. LASKY PRESENTS JULIAN ELTINGE IN A FIVE REEL COMEDY DRAMA / "The Widow's Might'' COME AND ENJOY AN HOUR'S LAUGHTER WHERE IT^S COOL," SPECIAL STAMPEDE WEEK AnRACTIONS THE BIGGEST SHOWS IN TOWN FAIR WEEK Two Mights Only--TUES.-WED.-JULY 23 & 24 The United Producing Col, Ltd., by Special Arrangement with QUVER mOROSCO Presents A iMciAi conpm IN THi mmATioHAL mass WfTtt AN EXCELLENT CONf^/^fim EQUIPMENT Gf?GA/^J Ificr ^Pe C t A L LY FOR : ft ,#0*i�S*^TO U R m MOST PomLAR corny ' ^^^j^l^^^^^'^^ -.^omNo aim mn .?EG 0 W HEART" ^OTa MomG,picture-never will be Popular prices, $1,75c, 50c tSsl^^dfeSTance 3 Nights, Starting Thurs., July 25 The United Producing Co., Ltd., and Bert E. Lang, Present for the 15th Consecutive Successhd Season In the Latest of Musical Comedies. Pretty Girls Galore. Tuneful Music. Dainty Costumes. Colorful Scenery. :: THE FAMOUS BOSTON IAN S Popular Prices, $1, 7Sc, SOc 0UT.0F-T6wN VISITORS TO THE STAMPEDE WILL FIND NO BETTEilENTERTAINMENT OF AN EVEN. ING, THAN A VISIT TO THE MAJfiSTIC, SOUTHERN ALBERTX'S LARGEST, COOLEST AND BEST THEATRE. - ;