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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MARCH 1, HMS I'Hii. i^raiiBiiiix.r': iiAiLY iikrald PAGE five J-Jl- V.'-----> HOOSE LIKELY 10 MEET EITHER ON Uiiilway and Civil Service Legislation and War Mesusurcs the Prognun; OtlJiWH, March 4.-An odliilul an-nouncomoiil as to when parliament will Hssombln Is liUely 1o he niart� by tho rpvenimcnt this -wcok. It la tlioufcht llial ivlUi^l)io roHnlt of llin ovor.Heas voto nil 111 hanil It may 1�b possible within Uio next few days for tlin gov-i'rnment to fix a dato for tho opening which wonld allow siifficlnnt time Pur ilio couiploilon oC alt tho ncnosKarj' prBllnilivary formaHttcs IncldeiiXo the olnctlon of 41 n(!',v parlloniRnt. Wodnosdny, .Alarch 20 Is Htlll the lav-EACE WITH RUSSLV^ Uorlln, Mar. 4. - Kmperor William, according to an official announcenieiit made today on the conclusion of peace between Germany and Rus.sla, sent a telegram to Count Von Hortllng, tho (iormai'i Imperial chancellor, reading as follows: " "The .German sword wielded by great nrniy leaders, has brought peace with Rnssjla. With deep gratitude to (led, who has been wiUi us 1 am filled with proud joy at the deeds oC ray army and the tenacious .parsovorance ot my people. It is of special salla-' faction to nie that Gorman blood and (JerniBU knltm" have been saved. Accept my warmest thanks ^ lor your faithful and Btrong co-operation In tho groat war work." v TAKES NEW (MILITIA POSITION M'aEhineton, afarch 4.-iUrfJor General Peyton Mnrch today formally look lA'or his neyv duties as acting cliiof of the American general staff, relieving Majojr General Blddle, as-slataui chief, who has been directing staff affairs since General Blls.s, the! chief of staff, was assigned to the i HUpromo war qqiincil in Kuropo. MAJESTIC TONIGHT AT 8:30 And TUESDAY'NIGHT need custard pies '"oTiknoi ___.......1 make her tunny. Her fuxzy'loliknoi of yellow hair, her tifimanageablo feet and her pathetic smllo leftvo no romn for the commonplaces of BlapHllcl: work. "ALIMONV" TO BE SEEN HERE TONIGHT The msnaBeraent of the Kmpresn theatre Ims secured the local ox-hlbltlon rlRhts to "Alimony," which deals -with one of the most nionien-tou.i probloniM now confronting AmerlcBU sorlely. it ha.s an i>ll-atar cast o� playors, headed by hols Wil-.son, Josephine Whittcll and George Klshcr in the Iciuling roles. "Alimony" is from Ihc pen of Hayden Talhoi, the ( woil-knowii young playwrlgiu who tiaa_ to his credit a numl)(!r uf .American and Kurnpeau .'^ucchokcs of fho speaking stage.' It Is a Minasliing big drama, dealing, aB tho iltic indicates, with tho subjejct of divorce, and containing an oloqueiii pica for the cllmlna-tloi) of those ac Is of legislature that permit unBCrupiilnus lawyers lo win "easy money" divorce decrees. Ihrough the medium of th� referee system. Woven aronnd :i conipelling'human document. It proves to bo a startling finger of accusation at several c.iHiJy recognizable attorneys who today are reaping harvests from tho dishonest methods whlcli the laws of certain states uphold. "Save Food and' Win Tiie War" TUESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Gold Soap. Rcaular 3 for 25c. Tueoday, 7 for ........................ Van Camps Ox Tail and Mulligatawny Soups. Regular 20c. Tuesday, 3 for............. Jubilee Matcheo. Regular 30c. Tuesday, per packet .................... Ontario Cheese, finest. Regular 35c lb. Tyesday, 2 lbs......................... Cartoon's Rolled Oats, Regular 35c, Tuesday ............................... 50c 50c 24c 65c 30c Melrose's Old Country Black Tea. Regular 50e 4 C_ lb. Tuesday, lb......................... *t�/C Swepp's Finest Loose Cocoanut. Regular 40c. Ot - Tuesday, lb............................. OOZ Pure M.ipio Syup, quart bottles. Regular 75c. /IQ - Tuesday ............................... DUC Finest Ivory Navy Beans. Rerjular 15c lb. Tuesday, 3 lbs. for..................... Finest Pearl Barley. Regular 2 \b8. 25c. Tuesday, 2' i lbs. for.................... Trail" fealuriiig William Farnuin, will be the offering at the Orpheum today and tomorrow. This picture wus lakSn among the great giants of rtiilfornia and under dttflculties wliich the actors will not soon forgot. It wa~ said the mosnuit-oes would sit on the trees and bark, and even, William F.aiuim, with all his strength, found it iniposslble to capture and disijo.uo of the pests. However that doe.s iioi hurt Uie picture which does rariiuni groat credit. AT THE MAJESTIC ^ THE VOLUNTEER A hearty welcome must be given the fifty veterans who will appear at the JMajostle Theatre tonight in their original play "The Volunteer." The play was produced on Saturday ^t the Grand Theatre in Calgary to two of the biggest audiences on record in the Calgary playhouse. It depicts with life like realism the various episodes in the life of ihe Canadian soldier-or, as tli'i program says, "from recruiting slatiou. to front line trench " ' � Tho cdmpauy wl\o number fifty, will appear here tonight and Tuesday niglit, and are carrying a carload of scenic effects, tons ot war.,tlme paraphernalia, and shpuld raise, tho Ijeth-bridgo audioncea to the pitcli of e;i-Ihuslasni. ^ All scats may he reserved in advance at the bo.x oftlce. "THE WOLF" Playgoers In L,ethbrldgo will short ;y have the opportunity of witnessing that thrilling, human drama of lite in the wild northwest, "Tlic Wolf." when it comes to tho .Majestic theatre on Wednesday night,this week. Voi"y seldom does the ("anadiaii theatre patron find shown upon tho stage a picture of lite in his own countr.v. It Is for this reason that "The Wolf" has 11 special appeal to Canadian men and wo.^u>n. It is a play that will tlirill the heart of the Canadian boy or girl, and' inspire tliem with courage in emulation of the brave men >"onto, - when a machine la which ^� was b�liig Instriictfed collided with �nothfcr ninchlrie Immediately pver tho -airdrome. TJio two machines collided at a height of 150 feet. Pilot Blacly�'ood, Instructor of Carter and Cadot TUain, In the � other 'piaclvlno, wtjre taken to the hospllal, having suffered broken limbs and oflier liijtir-los. At Windsor, Ooorge .lauette, u cptmty � cionHtablo,v formerly an ein-ployoe ot tho Mlclitgau Central llall-. way, was virrostetl by the railway company's apejlal ottlcors, charged with stealing i goods from vhondod tompany, for a return engagement on the above date. I 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 offer Lethbridge theatre goers many splendid attractions in the past, but none can possibly make such a universal appeal to ^11 that is good and true in human nature as will ."put There." It has been necessary for us to deposit a substantial guarantee withjhe management of "Out There" for the return engagement, but we have done so fuUy convinced that the people of Letftbridge 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, will now have one last opportunity in which to see the greatest play of the century, when it returns to the Majestic n^xt Monday night. Phone orders for seats will receive attention. Mail orders for 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, > LENS. BROWN, Manager Majestic Theatre. JPrices $1.S0, $f.i�0, 7Sc, SOc 10c EMPRESS 20c Three Days, Commencing >| TONIGHT, March ^ Mrs. Flint-^" . . . and when the divorce decree has been granted, dear, we will not have to be so carefftl" TheTieThat Burns An amazing story of the divorce traffic, written by an old court . reporter who knows every angle of the oamefrom securlnB faked evi- � dcnce by private "detectlvos" to slening 'em up for the dough.' Tells how the grafters had a "sucker safely hooked" and hoyv a'' good woman upset their plans. From the opening soen^ in wJilch Mrs. Bernice Flint, discontented wife, tells her wealthy husband that she married him for his money and- " J . . . "that's what I'm going to court for-not to plead for a favor, but to demand my right-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 ,lovos of two women for * onei man. One, losing him, seeks the strangest revenge Imaginable^ a revenge unique in Its flendishness, '] . Some revenge-but wait till you sec. .i Alice Howell in "BALLOONATICS*' Those who saw her In "Her Barebacked Carder" f�w w�eksi back will want to (e� her In thir funny comedy. AUCE HOWELL FEATURED IN 'CENTUOY COMfepIIES; \ �4 ''^h C+$$.D ;