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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JULY 23, 1918 THE M-THBRIDGE ^AILY HERALD PAGE Fm CITIES ARE ALREADY TAKING ACIN Toronto, July 23.-The strlkliiR postmen wore Joined soon after noon by 3 cliaufteura engaged In the delivery of mall holweon the general post ofllco and the hranchea and the collection of mall from the pillar boxes, This moans almost a complete tie up for the proaont of the mall Borvlco In this city. Throe hundred clerks sorting at the head ofllco are continuing with their customary work of dividing the mall according to districts, but have given notice that It they are called on for any other work, they will quit. * At Fort William Fort William, Ont., July 23.- The letter carriers of Fort �William wore instructed tb walk out at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The morning mails wore delivered as usual, but no afternoon letters were carried. Moose Jaw Strike Mooso Jaw, July 23.-Twenty-four mall carriers In this city wont on strike this morning and there Is a possibility that during the aflprnoon the postal clerks employed In the post ofllco will nlBo walk out. It was statod this morning by n member of the Postal Clerks' Association that the next twonty-four hours might also And the railway mall clerks on strike. The railway mall clerks are holding a meeting this afternoon to decide what action will be taken. Calgary Offer Calgary, Ji'ly 23.-The city has offered to make up the difforehco between what the letter carriers are got-tine and what they demand ponding a settlement of their ditforences with the government. Tho.offer will be presented to tho. letter carriers this afternoon. CONTINUE ADVANCE Rome, July 23.-Tho Italians are continuing their advance In Albania. The ,war office announced today thaUItalian troops pushing along th#crett of Mallallovcs captured HIM 900. Farther to the east the French occupied the height* on the bank of the rlvor Holta. ENLARGE STRIKE Vancouver, July 23.-Unlesi the strike of letter carriers Is settled today there are prospects of an enlargement of the strike in Vancouver tomorrow which would completely tie up operations In the local post office. HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her production of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a world-wide shortage of meat. Good markets for some time to come are assured. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live stock. 311 Lethbiidge Branch- - R. T. Brymner, Mgr. Why Not Have Your Photo Made When At the Fair? You will soon want one to send overseas. You want a good photo-we make one you'll like. One that will be like you. Allison Photo BALMORAL BLOCK ER ieiLIZATION,U.S. SAYS SEC. BMR Washlnoton, July 23.-Secretary Baker announced today that on re-convenlng of congress he would present It with his request for new appropriations, plans for modification of the draft ages and a somewhat larger military mobilization. Tho plan concerns the mobilization of a huge American army, probably upward of five million men. No announcement was made as to whether the draft ages, are to be lowered or raised, but it Is known that the prevailing judgment of the secretary's advisera Is to lower them. ALLLIES T V 1 KE GRIP On German Lines At Soisson Weather Getting Bad Again FOOD PRICES NOT TOO H KING EMMANUEL SENDS FELICITATIONS . LcthbrldR'^, Albcrtn, .luly 2:!, 1918. TO THE PUBLIC: It hna been roprcHf iKfd fo mo that the rpstanrants havo r.iisrd ihn prices at least 20% on meals snrvrd to our visitors. I htive visited every jiio.il piirveylns establlahniont In the r,d Saturday of this week, as a special stampede week attraction, the .Majestic thoalrn managenirnt will offer the I'araous liORtonianti, in I heir latct musiciil comedy hiiccc.=.sos. Tho Famous Boslonlans. v.-ho are now In their fifteenth consecutive year of success havo a reputation sec- With The Amei;ican Army on The Alsno-Marne Front, July 23.- (By Ab-Boclatcd Press)-The allies continued today to ligliten their vlcnlike grip on tho German salient around the curving line from Sotssons to Iflieims. The enemy Is frantically placing himself and is offering iho .stlffcst resistance, which Is increasing as he gets his artillery in piucu. Tho weather along the battle front this morning was Incloraent, rain and mist prevailing. German reinforcements were reported today in tho district to the east of Soisaona, at the tip of the German right flunk on tho Ai.sne-Marne line. While (Ires wore reported In the dls-tricl to the north of the Marne last night, there were no reports-of similar co'iflagrationa along the line south from Solssons or that running southwest torn Rheims. The indication this morning was that the Germans had decided not to give up the territory along these flanks ot their positions unless they are compelled to do so. AT THE EMPRESS Pack to the blue shirt: William Farnum. In till the manly bravery ot the parts ib.e public love so well. Is coming U> town. In "The; Heart of a Lion," the stalwart William Fox star makes iii^i reappearance, bringing with liim a story of av-sorblng interest and excitement. At tho Empress theatre today and; tomorrow, "The limn of a Lion" I ] will begin a four days run. It is un-j doubted that all lovers of William I Farnum will be unable to see the I photoplay In that lenc;ih ot time; but j the print of Uio picture allotted to this ' territory is in sucli d 'maiiii that no longer engagement can lie played. "Tiie Heart of a l.ion" is taken from a novel by Ralph Ccnnor called "The'Doctor." The story of this marnificenf pic- j turo revolves about two hrother.s. | Harney Kemper (.Mr. Farnum) and' Dick (William CourtkMRh. .!r.). Dick, i.'! a. wortliless sort of youtli who does | not awaken to a realization ot his own shlttlossneES until Itarney catches him making lovo to the -.voman en-! gaged to marry hlniseU. Tiien Dick reforms, studies for the ministry, is ordained and sent to .a lumber camp, j IJarney, who has withdrawn completely from civilirnticn after the loas of his faith in Dick, has hocorae physician In this same camp. Wlien lliv>. rough backwoodsmen ot the community attack Dick and wound him, Barney reveals hi.^ identity and does his best to nurse his brother back to health and life. OrpheuM Tonight Only THE RUSSELL usical Comedy IN THAT SCREAMING FARCE ond to none in the amutiement world. This clover company of winsome girls are a never failing source of delight to those wlio Kystcmatically weUMme them back again each and every year. All of tho old tavoritca and ninny new ones are with tho company this season, and it is safe to predict capacity houses at tho Majestic this weekend. The delicious Irlali wit of "Peg O' My Heart," whiidi i.t booked at the iMajeatlc theatre tonight and tomorrow night, la tlu! kind tlial one reads about, but r,%rcly meeta face to face, as it wore. It rii)plcs, it sclnllllal cs, flashes like sunlight upon tho stream, .slips behind the cloud, with evory promise of rain, and just as the tears iire about to run over, the captivating brogue tmd irresistible hniiior. kindly intent, comes to tho aurfaco and are welcome willi amiles and laughter. Not in years has the stage presented a character ao lovable, so sincere, so human, so happy, so sorrowful, so sturdy, so boyish, ao giriiali in tenderness and sympathy a� "Peg O' My Heart." Tho human (lualilieH ot "Peg O' .My Heart" constitutes its greatest cliarni. AT STARLAND "Polly of !.lio Circus," starring Mai Marsh, ihn famous Uttlo heroine oi "Tho Hlrth of n Nation" and "In tolerance." sets a new high watn: mark for elaborate and apentaculn: prod\ictinn. It la the biggest dram; of its kind tliat has ever been al tempted in motion pictures. The picturization ot Margaro Mayo'a famous play, which was sucl a big stage sm^eesa In both Amerlc. and Kurcpe. and which is being showi nt tho Starland Theatre, la th' ilnal accomplishment ot a stupondou undertaking which required not onl; a atatr of spoclailsta and artists, bu al.Mo the population of an averagi American town and the otiuipraent o a complete circus to produce. Some idea of tho magnitude ot thi undertaking is gained by the time am effort put info tho production. I took olevon weeks to photograph th' scones that make up "Polly of th' Circus,' 'after several months' of pref aration before the camera came Inti play. In addition to the members o the cast, more than five hundred per sons were used as "extras" to carr; out tho effect. TO-NIGHT t SzSO An Atlantic Port. July 23.-A large steamer witli part of her smokestack gone and her bridge damaged in tow of a governinont liis off tho southern New England coast, was reported by the captain of a steamer .which urrlv-1 cd here today. The captain believed ] the disabled vessel to be a Belgian relief steamer. Tho tug and her tow were in the vicinity ot the scene of the operations ot the German submarines which on Sunday attacked a tug and four barges. Saw the Ship An Atlantic Port, July 23.-A Belgian relief ship with a amokestack missing, passed here in tow of a tug bound oast this afternoon. The words "Belgian Relief" could be seen from shore. Wearing the much-imitated but inimitable outfit ot battered derby, tightly buttoned cutaway coat, billowy trousers, spread-eagle sabo.ts and WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY *THE DOCTOR SHOP' Complete Change of Program Monday, Wednesday and Friday ADMISSION Adults ............i.... 50c Children ............... 25o AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THE UNITED PRODUCING CO.. LTD., PRESENT THE MOST FASCINATING COMEDY OF ALL TIME "PEG O' MY EART" in^^^^^^'^-i .-kff^-^^i*- f^^0�-- '-^e^ E HUNS FISHI HARD When Visiting the STAMPEDE DO NOT FAIL TO SEE THE FAMOUS . 10-20 AND 15-30 TITAN TRACTORS Also Goodison and New Racine Threshers INFORMATION AND DEMONSTRATIONS GIVEN CHEERFULLY International Hamster Co., of Canada, Limited London, July 23.-(4.35 p.m.)- The expectations of those who thought that the Germans were' preparing to give up Immediately the, entire SolssonV.Chateau-Thler-ry-Rheima salient, and drop back to the Vesle, or the Alsne Riven, have not yet been fulfilled, According to today's dispatches the Germans are fighting their hardest to.hang on to every foot of ground he has and Is constantly counter attacking with aut^ prising momentum, both on tho Marne and along the west tide the salient. Cliarle$ C G.U. Ottawa, July 23.-The Evening Citizen claims to have learned that the negotiations which have been proceeding in London In regard to the purchase by the government of the Grand Trunk Railway, have not been fruitful of any agreement, but an arrangement has been made whereby the company will carry on for another year. The Citizen states that Hon. Arthur Melghen and Hon. J. A. Calder, who sailed for home some days ago, will bring word to this ef;ect to Ottawa, IN HIS FIRST MILLION DOLLAR PICTURE "A Dog's Life" THE BIGGEST AND MOST EXPENSIVE PICTURE YET MADE BY THE UNDISPUTED KING OF THE SCREEN. PRICES Adults................... 35o Children................,. 15s Children, Matinees......... &c THE CLEAN-UP All odds against him, he wades Into the thick of tho fight, battles for the right, and wins over everyone. WILLIAM FOX Presents WILLIAM FARNUM In Heart of a Lion Based on Ralph Connor's novel "The Doctor." FATTY ARBUCKLE at , "CONEY ISLAND"-2-Reels SPECIAL ATTRACTION TODAY AND TOMORROW MAE,MARSH , IN "Polly of the Circus"- 8 Reels WITH AN ALL STAR ENGLISH COMPANY AND AN EXCELLENT _SCENIC PRODUCTION_ GET YOUR SEATS EARLY ~ Prices.....................$1.00, 75c, 50c Box Office Now Open-Phone 1722 THREE DAYS Stariing THURS., JULY 25 (THIS WEEK) THE UNITED PRODUCING tO., LTD., & B. E. LANG PRESENT FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUCCESSFUL SEASON IN THE BEST OF MUSICAL COMEDY AND COMIC OPERA PRETTY GIRLS GALORE DAZZLING COSTUMES -TWENTY SONG HITS ,BIGGER, BRIGHTER AND BETTER THAN EVER Prices...................... $1.00, 75c, SOc SEATS NOW SELLING TWO NIGHTS, Starting MON. NEXT, JULY 29lh FOR THE ESPECIAL BENEFIT AND EDUCATION OP THE MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS OF LETHBRIDQE, WILL BE PRESENTED THE MOTION PICTURE TRIUMPHANT "BIRTH' � t The Sanctity and Duties of Motherhood SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATION OF THE BIRTH AND CARE OF A CHILD. MOTHERS OF TODAY AND TOMORROW SHOULD SEE THIS _GREAT EDUCATIONAL FILM._ FOR WOMEN ONLY \ Every Girl Over Sixteen Should See "Birth'' TO EVERY MOTHER AND WOMAN DO NOT MISS SEEING "BIRTH" WHILE IT IS IN _ YOUR CITY. "BIRTH" IS ENDORSED BY THE. LEADING DOCTORS AND NEWSPAPERS ALL OVER THE WORLD AS A VALUABLE, EDUCATIONAL AND INSTRUCTIVE FILM. USHERS OF TODAY AND TOMORROW SHOULD SEE THI� WONDER PICTURE. WATCH FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS 192274 15677032 ;