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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAKOII I, WIS llii-; lA Program OUfcunr, A J arch -1. - An oi'Uoial an* noimnmnmi as to when parJlanioni will nsscniblu is liiwdy 10 he niiifUr by the government this -.vrck, (i is thought tiiHi with tlw* result of 1 lii� overseas vote iill in hand it may be r>os�ihic* within tin* next IV w t\\\y.\ for Uif. k*'V-ernment to fix a dtitc for the apwmiff which would nHou* sufficient Uine i'.n* tli'! ermiplcUon of all lh� nccestf.wy fH>;iifiiJnvtt-;/ formalities incident' to ihe elnrljon nf n new parliament. Wfiflnoi-itlny, .March iit> is htil 1 ihe favorite date lor the ripening ilthoiitfh Monday, March is. is being mention-I'd. Thoro is always the \k�ssibiiit� �;.* cruu'sl', that it. may hji. decided to dc-f*!i* Liu; openinK unfit uftr-j- tin? K�Nter iioifrtay. but tliis will not be done if it con he avoided. With the. return to the capital of/Sir Jtobcrt Burden ilvj. KOvernmcnt v/ill hasten the training (>t" k'jjishitiun ti- be introduced during tin: i--c3;>ion. Railways Big Problem The. reaching of final conclusions in regard to t he railway policy to ho. udopti�d in the most difficult tai*k thai confronts the iininisi.ers. despite st-.it-> nusnt-i that have been made to the contrary it is doubtful if defjfliti' conclusions have- yet been rebelled in .*e-/;ard to this matter although the most poptdar guess is thai the. fcovurnmcnt will take over control of all the rail-v/nyn other than the r.l'.H. An announcement will have, to be made, at. an nariy date of tln> Kovernmemt's decision in the appeal to t lie cabinet council aRainsi the .tndjrmonf. of the railway' hoard under which increased 'freight and passenger rates will go into effect, on .March l-r>. In tiiis connection, it is pointer! out. however, if the govern m*?nt's railway policy is not for-niuliiLed by that time, the date on which the rates judgment will become effective, it. could not he postponed. Cj,vil Service Reform Wiiiie tlic dispusiiion of the. sovum* men; will he to confine, the sossion'R program as much a.* possible to war measures it is cerlain that a new civil ; service bill, having for its object the j abolition of political patronage will be . Mc-CrcRur. former lieutenant governor of � Nova H'-otia. died early this morniuj; J at his home in New CHa.^Kow. Hon. : Mr. MctJreK'o!' .was twice elected to I the Nova Heotia �loglsJaltire; was imy- � or of New (ilasgaw. and unsuccessful | Lmeral candidal ft for the hoiiKC of  rninmons nr| in 1 iio:i was summoned � 1 to the ^enrie. Seven vv.um lyfr he, was appointed lientcnoTit Kovernor of ! Nova Kcotia, retiring nt I lie expiraliou of t he five yen r t erm. i What the Press Agents Say Winnipeg. .Mar. -t.-AceoniiuK to a siatemenf. isnuod Uy the Canadian Pu-(dfic liaiiway company here, train No. 4 froi.t Vancouver east bound, yesfer-dav ui six p.m. struck the rear �nd of la froJKht train, two nnd a quarter miles west of Crowfoot, Alia. A blizzard was racing at, the time and Lhe work j of clearing the track was not completed until in hours later, when train number ( proceeded ens'. No oim . was injured in the collision, bur ;i 1 caboose and fwo snow plows on the rear -| stroyed. 1! is believed thai the freight train was properly protected with signals and an unitization into the cause i c: the. collision is now belli � conducted on the ground. AT STAR LAND Ahhmitfh >:-.'i yellow hair, her f unmanageable few ,-tnd /.or paUitd/c i smilo leave no fmni fui- the commonplaces of siapaficl; worh. "alimony" TO BE seen here TONIGHT TJio mauaffOMfim ,f the Empresr tln?atr� has Hfctn-.Mi ) |lP IocrI exhibition right.k m � Ali.ieuiy." which doals with one or ihe niosi nnmien-toil.-'. problnm-: now confrrmtin^ American nocietv |i has an wli-Mtar casf of ])laycr:., in-ade-| by Uds Wilson, JOHephine Whiuidl and (Jcorgt ! J'^isher in the It'admp roles. "Alimony" N irom the pen i>{ HaydrMi Talbo'. Mj" well-hnow n . younK i>lay\vri�ii' r.ljo bas__ to his' ; cmdit h nuiube/ (,f American and ' f Kuropoan sutcr..-t ^ oi' 11 u � speaking' i �ta�c. It. is a mi�--h:nji. hie drama. : ! de.UinK, as th" ii'b- indicate.:, with : j the subjejet of ilivon-e, and conlain-j ins an oJoquom pi.-a f"r the eiiiniiv.e tion of tiiose a!- ,,t i�*^isiatui'e that jiennit unsorupninuv i;;v.-yfrs t win "easy money" dh..rre d'-cree-;. tliron^h tlu: medium of Woven around ***** Save and^ Win The War TUESDAY'S for . lb..................TC�5c Sweep's Pincst Loose Coconnut. Regular 40c. Tuesday, lb. ............ 09C Pure Maple Sy-up, qn.irt bottler.. tteQular 75c. rfJQ 'Tuesday .................... OifC Finest Ivory Navy Beans. Require 15c ib. tip. Tuesday, 3 lbs. for . .............. '81?C Kinest Ptr.rl Barley. Reyulnr 2 los. 25c- tinker of aecus- Deliveries I Every v Hour Phone 313 ;tire blew off and woma^j racer killed light when Curly, who was cast as Urn lieutenant of n band of out la ws led by William S. Mart. In "The Narrow Trail." which will he sem at Sta/laml tonight and tomorrow was called upon to rejnousfrnte with Mart for riding his conspicuous spotted jiony, Fritz. "Yfwi'll liave to speak real lines," s:tiil Han' who was le'noarsinK liic scene with Curly. "Make the. audience understand that yen are threatening me. You're angry because I ride this J'into pony which you think will cause the capture of t.h'c gan^;. Try it again and we'll take Mm picture. Remem-bc'r, you can't make it too strong!" As the camera startud grindinj:, Curly, with a poker face and in a slow, if out h western ^rawl, said: "Whan'r you Koin'/o ^ct rid of that at ion at .several �-a^ii\ recoKnizablf* at- toi'neys who toda\ are reaping liar-vest s from tlv il i Phones t met hods which the laws m certain slates uphold. AT THBOKPHEIJM was produced mi Grand Theatre in Saturday at the. Cahratv to two of "The Knd of ^Yilliam Karnum at the Orpbeuin This pk-tun; wl. i- Trail'' featuring will he the offering "'lit) jtnd tomorrow, i.ikeii .inionK1 the Mie actors will not i- .-aid the mosquit- Sux-kf'on. Calif.. Alar. �l.-Xina Vita- ' Pin,� Ymi ran ^ 'Ilim fo'^ _ . ...... 1 ..-.ti........ t.......1" ^iiano of Los Ati^cles, wa.s killed here. ' yesterday when a lire flew off of her (car during n woman's automobile race | Fivo others wore injured. One of these, j ber mecbanicdan, II. N. Curry, suffer-i e;i a tractiired li" j haa - pedal appeal to Canadian meal i-ays. "from j and wo.lO'U. Jt is a play thai will: front line thrill the heart or the Canadian hoy or ; IT irl. and inspire them with courage in ; emulation of the brave men out in thv ; fastnesses of a. far country, blazing the* trail tor ihe generations to come. The (anted Producing company has secured tin's powerful drama, and ii is impossible. to cap- i bridpo audiences tb the jjitcii of on-} cuira^ed a talented company of Now tlif pests. Mow-hurt the picture areat credit. thusiaf-m. ^ Ail s^ats may be reserved in vauce at. t he box office TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT] WM. S. HART IN HIS GREAT WESTERN DRAMA i The Narrow Trail K. F. McDonald of Aldersyde. prisoner of war. died in Germany. a , The Imperial Oil Co. will spend !$7u.oni) iu the erection of employees*! Tont ludicrous tun you've AT THE EMPRESS You won't find a single pin thrown into anybody's face in "Balloonatics." the first of Alice Howell's screaming-i iy funny Century Comedies, which is being shown at the Empress theatre tonight and tomorrow, but you will find some of the most wholesome and ever ! homes at Kogina. roen on the screen. Alice doesn't MAJESTIC TONIGHT AT 8:30 And TUESDAY'NIGHT AT THE MAJESTIC THE VOLUNTEER A hearty welcnim* must be given the fifty veterans who will appear at the Majestic Theatre tonight in their or-(the wild northwest. "The Wolf." when igiiml play "The Volunteer." The play | it comes to the Majestic theatre on "the wolf" F Playgoers in Letiibridg-' will shorriy have (he opportunity of witne^sin^ that thrilling hitman drama of life in t ' \ ork players to interpret the t'harac-ad- (ei's. each of which is a. perfect study, (by a writer who has lived in the i will]- and has been intimately u.*soci- ' atcd with the folk he has portrayed. ! ALSO A first CLASS COMEDY, The play tells a graphic, story full I ADMISSION 25 CENTS & 10 CENTS of thrilling interest and exciting incident-. The attention of the audience! is kept on edge until the ia?t. curtain drop. TOMORROW MATINEE ONLY "THE FATAL RING *9 THE HERO OF THE NORTH . Farnum in "The End of The Trail" An Esquimaux Dog Rescues His Master from Certain Death. Also "Gloria's Romance" and Comedy. i the great pathe serial FEATURING PEARL WHITE 4 J "VERY monday and tuesdav AT 3.30. ' KAISER GLOATS OVER ^EACE WITH RUSSIA 1 The Calgary G. W. V. Association Present MAJESTIC MONDAY, MARCH 11 10c ONE NIGHT ONLY 25c Berlin. Mar. -J. - tOrnperor William, according to an official announcement made today on the couclu.-iion of peace between (i*�nnany and Russia, sent a telegram to Count Von Hortling, the Ve Three Days, Commencing TONIGHT, March '/A v. � B. and when the divorce decree ha Mrs. Flint been granted, dear, we will not have to be so careffil 5 ( 6-. il -t � * T-ff A TIMELY PLAY OF THE GREAT WAR \T4 FOUR ACTS AND FOURTEEN SCENES? * - v. TAKES NEW MILITIA POSITION WaFhington, March -i. - "Mt/jor General FJoyt.on March today formally took tA'er his new duties as acting chief of the American general staff, i-elievin:-; Mnjojr General Biddle. as-sistiiH" vhief. who has been directing staff affairs since General Bliss, the chief of staff, was assigned to ihe supremo war council in JOuropo. COMPANY OF FIFTY VETERANS CARLOAD OF SCENERY AND EFFECTS Prices........... $1.00, 75c, 50c Epb* will you. 0o * 1 ;;*?K>H*-:?n>y:1aL1J f r .-. . ' 7s*. .'-v. .....-.,-*- f tumtiiiiuii ONE NIGHT ONLY Wednesday, March THE UNITED PRODUCING CO., LTD., OFFER, A SUPERB PRODUCTION OF THE PLAY THAT HELD NEW YORK SPELLBOUND FOR ONE WHOLE SEASON. Signature* of* nearly six million women, headed by Mrs. KrauHs Cleveland I're'iiton and Miss Anna. Gordon, president, of tin? W.C'.T.T ., appeared on a petition presented to President Wilson asking that production of malt Hunan* in the Vniled Slate* i>e slopped during the war ho the food materials used may he diverted to food supplies. 1'TighL Cadet. Lloyd Harvey Carter, whose home is near Boston. Mass.. of the 9^nd Btjuxdron. Royal KJyinz Corps, aged'20. was killed at Lea.side Camp, Toronto, when a. machine in illicit n feet. Hlot Blackwood, instructor of Carter and Cadet. Thain, in the other machine, were taken to the hospital, having suffered broken limbs and ofher injuries. At Windsor, George .Janet te, a enmity oomdable. formerly an employee of the Michigan Central Railway , was '.irreatcd by the railway company's special officers, charged with stealing i goods from \bonded cars, and found not guilty, has started an action Against the railway comjiany. launching of fifty shij/s at the Hop: Island yard this year wns promised the 11. S. Senate commerce committt'O by the American International "Shipbuilding Corporation, which 1h buiHl-tng shipa foi* the government. They fiiiici 2u would be ready by November 3r another 25 by December 15 and that all of the .12a vessels contracted for would be delivered before time saeci-fi*d, July, VJl'j, I i r I vv w _ An Open Letter to Majestic Theatre Patrons It is with the almost pleasure that I am able to announce that arrangements have been made with the management of the "Out Ther^" Company, for a return engagement on the above date. 5 make the statement without fear of contradiction, that "Out There" is the greatest contribution to the dramatic stage in recent years. Those who \yere fortunate enough to witness the play on Saturday last will agree with me in this. It has been my pleasure to o�fer Lethbridge theatre goers many splendid attractions in the past, but none can possibly make such a universal appeal to all that is good and true in human nature as will 1 "Out There." It has been necessary for us to deposit a substantial guarantee withthe management of "Out There" for the return engagement, but we have done so fully convinced that the people of Lethhridge will welcome the opportunity to witness the play again. Those who saw "Out There" on Saturday night will want to see it again, and those who were foolish enough to miss it, wil! now have one last opportunity in which to see the greatest play of the century, when it returns to the Majestic next Monday night. Phono orders for seats will receive attention. Mai! orders for An amazing story of the divorce traffic, written by an old court reporter who knows every angle of the game from securing faked evidence by private "detectives" to signing 'em up for the dough/ Tells how the grafters had a "sucker safely hooked" and \\oy a good woman upset their plans. From the opening scene' in which Mrs. Bernice Flint, discontented wife, teils her wealthy husband that she married him for his money a n d- . . . ''that's what I'm Qoing to court for-not to plead for a favor, but to demand my ri^ht-Alimony.**- to the sensational pistol battle in autos at the close, there isn't a moment's time to think of the high cost of living. In "Alimony" the story centers about the loves of two women for one man. One, losing him, seeks the strangest revenye imaginable' n revenge unique in its fiendishness. Some revenge-but wait till you sec. By EUGENE WALTER THE SCENES, THE ATMOSPHERE, DEPICT I N G THE SIMPLE LIFE OF THE CANADIAN WOODS. A CANADIAN 'INDIAN LEGEND When the wolves howl in pack in Indian Summer it is a sign that before the moon rises and sets again some man will die. 4 seats will be attended to when accompanied by stamped addressed envelope for reply, and marked cheque or money order to cover cost of seats. Yours respectfully, ^ LEN S. BROWN, Manager Majestic Theatre, �A I Prices: $1.0C, 75c, 50c. Seats New Selling Prices.............. $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c i ALSO Alice Howell in "BALLOONATICS^ Those who saw her in "Her Barebacked Career" a few weeks-back will want to see her in this funny comedy. AtfCE HOWELL ) featured in centuqv comedies \ ;