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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MAltCH 9, fHE LETHBmi;tGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE many Otlliem here at the war. "There la the story of one of these engtneors-In charge of a 'built In Kftuce )ln62i. Engineer li Manahun MooBO Jaw, Sank., War. 9.-The en Heroic i>0eds Oiir Railway Corps Ottawa, , Afnr. ft.-tlie following statement shows that during that per-rtlelo Vy Roland Hill tromWar Cotv lod nine miles ot broad enngc tracks roHponilputs' HeHdnuurlerR, France/ were laid by tlio Canadiins and 3:i rneiirdlnK the operallorts of the Can- nilleit'^f narrow, gauge, live average nrtlan railway troopR hiiH been recolv- number of nUlCHOf broad gauge track �!(t by Uio.mllltia dnpartmenl: maintained during the month was ^H, "The men who drive the big mogul while 149 mllei* of narrow gauge track englneB of Canada's ocean-to-ocean' 'was maintained. The men wore em-triitny across the prairies and through ployed In locating, grading, ballasting the mountains arc made ot stern stuff and laying llnea. About 6,100 Canad-�iiid havo nerves na steady as the ians were engaged on the narrow steel roads they travel.. Yfcu mec't , Range Unes and HOG o.i the ^bonrij ^'^^^^ b;'nrvon'S^yS^^^^^ Announces Cohcessiond to Propaganda tor. Self Government Within Boundaries  Amsterdam, March 9.-The lower house ot the retclisrath adopted a four months' provisional budget after a PRESIDENI BIGGS E track be- mine, compltea iwlth the orders j'e-hind htm, tore down the grade to a cently soi-ved on faim by Coal Comrols-safo siding well behind the British sloner Armstrong, which the miners line. I claim he has not eompUed with. "The Canadian railway troops in Recent, developments in the Rose (heir sparo time have been gBSlsttng dale mine situation point to there be-the hard worked salvage corps. After Ing extreme bitterness between the VasBchendaele they collected thous- nianagement of the mine and the men. finds of pounds worth of British and The offlclale of District 18 claim that German shells and" hauled them back the last week General Manager Frank to tho rear on their now famous light Moodie endeavored to obtain a number railways. Late one afternoon one largo of returned veterans to take the dump jsaught tire, through spontaneous place of some of the mimrs, and that '.ombustlon or perhaps a, defective the veterans indignantly refused to shell and In tho first explosion halt, be used as strike breoker*. ii score of men were wounded. A' . young Canadian engineer,, a sergeant, Nvho In the peaceful days used to dflvo the Canadian Pacltl; Imperial Limited from Moose Jaw to tho west, In spite of tho bursting ammunition backed his. little engine, into tho inld-ctlo of tho dump where the flro wfta .bliizlnff most fiercely. He connected np a hose with Ills main steam pipe and for halt an hour pumped steam into the burning mass, finally getting the flro under control. His little on-glne was pitted with shrapnel holes trlan premier. In which he declared that the government adhbrod to the principle of the right of tho peoplo of Austria to self-government within their own territory, but not beyond the frontiers ot tho country, according to Vienna d^Bpatch. The government, the premier iiald, also adhered to the right of self-determination ns- far ns compatible with the preservation and development of tho entire state. The government at tho some timo adopted the principle of the right of national self-determination, the premier said, icording to which nationality was to oppres..? any other nationality and that cry nationality Is entitled to live Its own life within tho territory. The,premier announced that a bill this sense would be Introduced especially dealing with the south Slav question, the settlement of which would correspond with the south Slavs dynasty and Imperial royalty. The premier further stated that measures had been taken to counter act_ enemy propaganda In Austria, E E THE EIGHT-HOUR DAY victoria, B.C., Mar. 9.-A large depu tatlon ot lumbermen from various �\nd Kl8 own escape was nothing short mountain districts of the upper coun-ot miraculous. Several of the flying try are meeting the executive council fragniKUts tore his clothes. His ex- today. They are urging that the eight ample i^Uled other wan and the fire hour la^w be not drafted to'offect their was suKdued before very great dam-ago had' been done. 91a stock of Shells "Thenv was $200,000 worth of British shells In that dump. 'We couldn't .stand by and see that go up,' he explained afterward. "And when the dump was safe he Industry. EIGHTY YEAR OLD WOMAN DUG OUT OF WRECK London, March Si.-^Nmneroua pit lable incidents are reported from the nnd" ills companions ga'thered up the scene of Thursday's air raid on Lon-woundod into empty dinkey cars and don. The eighty year old aUt�r of a lushei thorn back along the little steel special constable was found "allv POPULATION OF ASYLUM AND JAILS (.Spcclnl 'o the Herald) Kdmonton, March 9.-According to return Issued In the legislature on motion ot Major J. n. Lowery, Victoria, there are 170 persons in the provincial jails, 158 males and 12 females and C67 In the asylum, 392 males and 17ri temalea. The principal nationalities among the prisoners are 24 Aus-trians, .19 Americans, 38 Canadians, H TlUBslans and ten English. In the osylum there are 92 with Canada as place of nationality, 68 Gngl'sh, 50 Austrlana, G9 Americans, 24 Swedes, 17 Norwegians, 14 Russians and 11 each from Germany, Ireland and Scotland, among the males. The principal nationalities among tho female patients are: Canada,'61; United States, 32; Au.strla, 61; England, 18;; Scotland 7; ffweden, 7; Norway 6; Russia, ; Gea-man, 4,.an^ Ireland 4. LEIHBiGEMCT THE PROMISED LAND lino to the safety of a dressing station. "It the nmch advertised German of-fennlvo does come there Is no branch of tho service which will be more ready Uian these.little bands of railway plonefers. There seems to be no end to the traffic their lines can carry. For' months they have been preparing to play,S~hlgger part thaii ever on the western front and the fighting troops dechire with confidence that they will." Work: Done By Corp* Ottawa, Mar. 9.-A summary ot the work done by all battalions ot the Canadian railway troops In Prance during the month ot Januarv has been Issued by the-militia department. Jhe 1 Girls! Use Lemonf! Make a Bleaching, Beautifying Cream I under the wreckage of her home ser-eral hours after th8|raidera bad.pass ed. She was finally dug out after oxygen had been administered to heap her alive. The' aged woman had refused leave her home when her brother went out to warn a number of the ap^ prdach'ot the ralderf. A young woman dled'as the last piece of the wreckage of her home, under which she had been pinned, was removed. She had been discovered trapped amidst the debris five. hours previously and kept alive by Btlma lants but her Injuries proved fatal, An other girl lu fhe Bame^honse, who was extricated after several hours' work survived her inlurlas. At noon yesterday a woman died in a bospitaJ In'the ootekirta ot London from iniuries ' she had received through a piece of wreckage craih ing through the root .ot her home. ONLY 1914 MEN GET RED CHEVRON Toronto, March 9.-A special cable to the Evening Telegram frona Douglas Robertson from London says: "Canadian taeadqukrtera. hare baa bandonjBd the Idea ot different colors to dlstlDguieh aervlce honors gained In Fri^nce and those .gained in Eng land. Canadians liTfrance and Eng' lae.l":lndl8. yesterday outline^ ed to bleach and rejnovo such blom-'o" the witness,^jl^tildTepoi'ted an iBhes as frecklca, salldw'nesfi-and tnu G��J; y�lJ4:to divert tor his ...... and Is the Ideal'skin aottoner, aroootli-i "�� In Mexlqq-ft.oprgo ot arms and ner and beautlfler. Just try itb Cot itliree ounceiLi ot crcbard white at any pharmacy "and two lentons (lom the grouer-and make DP a quarter pint of tills sweetly fragrant lenion lotion and ntassage It daily into the face, heck, arms and hands. U naturally should help to 80tl-'{ von, freshen, bleach and bring out the Voueu and beauty of any skin. It Is imply marvelous to smouthen rough, ftd lij)nd�,--AdvertUemejit, own am munition suppqiedly'^r' tho Carran;�a goYerument. r . CAU.eO ON TCOOV Oyster- Bay. NrY^March 9 Ai'ohblehop 'of York'Wld a visit The to Colonel Theodore Roqsevelt yesterday. Tho prlmkte of England congratulated the former president on his recovery after the oporatiopa -perforniod last month. MOST BRJLLIANT ;-fOFn^ilpRA BOREALIS Prince Albert, Satk., March 9. y-Blthorjabl'wnham of thla "city; who It anautherlty cn the aurora bereallarfXaMe the ttatement that . the dtaplay of Northern LlghU which exletcd over the northern! part of Saskatchewan on Thursday night was one of the most striking he has ever seen. He-says: " � "The only time I have seen any-' thing like it was In 1B70 when, during the Franco-Prussian war, Paris waa besieged by the Qer-mans. I saw that from London, England, and many people were undar tha Impression that Paris was being burned."  P'*   � - � ? Toronto Globe ?   SMASHED PERISCOPE WITH GOAL SHOVEL Deed of the Captain of a BritiHh Trawler-Collided Witli Sub I with the adventures oC a young Irish I girl cast among that greafv mass ot I people ol New York whoso lot l9 only 1 a little removed from actual poverty. Sound optimism and good cheer ara the keynotes of tho comedy, "Out There," which with Ulsa Hyah, a cou-summale coraodlonne, oome-back to the Majestic theatre, Monday, March 4, for a return engagement. "The play, while dealing with the military subject closest In the minds and hearts of every loyal person, is devoid of platitude and Rlve-us-you"r-klncI-applaiise speech-' 03, but Is new,, bright na a new roln nnd witty. "Out There" brought something original to the theatre and as played by the splendid company supporting Mias Ryan Is certainly one of London, Feb. 31.-(.Mall correspoud-encc ot the Associated Press).-When one's vessel Is In danger from enemy I !,he"mi,sT';Vo.vawr;^;t;nna^^ AT THE ORPREUM Tho Trlantslc five-act Fine A^ta'dra* uia entitled, "An Even Break," which stajs beautiful Olive Thomas, Is at the Orphcum again tonight. The Triangle kiddles, headed by Georglo Stone, figure in the opening scenes of "An Kvon Break," tho second THangJe play starring Olive Th9 man. The Lethbridge district is surely the promised land. At least that Is the attitude apparently adopted by people of tho middle'states. A ' couple of weeks ago, .a farmer living at Pacific Junction, Iowa, with his wife and five children and ^2,000 In cash, heard' of this wonderful land. They plied all their effects into a car,.billed it tor Letlibrldge and started blindly out They landed here the other day, and calmly presented their claim to the C. P. R., tor one ot those "ready-made farms," they had heard so much about. They didn't know there would be any preliminaries, and thought all they had to do was to, walk out on tho farm and start in to pile up a fortune. They finally were piloted round to the board of trade rooms where Pres. Maruooh gave the man the sound advice to hang on to his 12,000 for a tlm� and get a job on a fa>m for a season. RECORD OP YOUNG FRENCH FLIER Sir Walter Raleigh, the well known Oxford scholar, recently published a book with tho attractive title, "The Soul ot England," and in it ho included a, little story wliicli has just heen used by .Air. H. A. L. Fisher, British Minister ot Education, to sho'w that we arc fighting todelond a great civilization: "A month before war broke out there was a German .student in O.ttord who attended a picture palace. It was crowded with youag Englishmen, members ot tho University. Suddenly tho Kaiser appeared on the film, and a young Englishman who was sitting behind ihe German made an insulting observation, whereirpon the young German turned round and boxed the Englishman's ears. Upon that the whole theatre, burst out into applause. The young Englishmen felt that this young German had been unfairly treated, that his Kaiser had'been abuaed in his presence in rather an ungentlemanly manner. A Oerman came to a friend of ner. The German came td � a friend of mine and said: 'You are a wonderful people.* He told the story, and said: 'Such chivalry as that would have been quite Incomphenslble In my country.' Weil, that Is really our civlllKatlon. That little story rives you the whole of our civilization.' That chivalry is quite apparent in the private soldier and in the officer. It is apparent through the �whole ot English society, and I feel that so long as that, spirit remains among us we can hold our heads high among the nations oC the earth." In striking contrast to this is a dramatic incident told by a sergeant ot some recent fighting which brings out strongly the difference between the Briton and the German: "I was lying,wounded In a shallow trench, when I saw a German approach an English lad'who was lying on the parapet, hadly''hlt on the leg. He was unable to move, but the Oerman dc llbcrately baybnetted him through-the body as ho lay - a dastardly act. At that moment 1 noticed our young sergeant-major, who was standing some ya^ds away frani-ithe two. I. shall never torgM-bi.s expression; he was convulsed with horror and loathing. He did not attempt to shoot or stab the enemy, hut In a burst ot ungovernable rage disdainfully dropped his rifle and leapt at the Hun-sprang at him like a bulldog. Before the toeman had time to realize what h�d happened, the young Englishman had him by the throat and literally choked the life out of him and thon flung tho body away. In my mind's eye even ngw I can see the dead German lying beside his poor victim, and in all my 20 months at the front-never did I witness an incident BO terrible, sn dramatic, and. yet so splendid." ^. One ot the latest (would that it could be considered the last) ot the tunda pon of defense, as is shown by the story of a captain of a Krillsh trawler which used a coal shovel with good effect against a German submarine. Tho -trawler, according to tho utory told by one of tho crew, was In the North Sea In a Btift breeze when the skipper saw a periscope crawl tlirougli the breaking surface of the sea n hundred yards away. There was no gun and the trawler's best Kpeed whs lesS than eight knot;;. "It was a situation to dismay most men," said the sailor, "Our skipper, however, has a fighting spirit. A touch ot tho wheel sent the tra^vler's blunt* bow pointing at the .sul)marine's whale-back and we wallowed menacingly toward the pirate. "Tho submarine .swung around .to avoid the impact and the sides of the trawler scroped along the sides of the submarine. The periscope was still well out ot the water, but was begln-Ing to Blip down as the submarine dived. "The skipper yelled for a hammer, a crowbar, anything that would hurt. One ot the crew thrust a coal shovel into his hands and he scrambled on the ^bulwarks and leaned over, two of the crew hanging on to his coat so that he could not fall overboard. Backwards and forwards he swung tho heavy scoop at the fragile periscope and the third blow reduced it to fi-agments, "The submarine commander, hearing the noise and wondering what new and horrible device the enemy had in^nt ed, crept to his periscope to have a look but all was black. He was blind tliK season. One need only mentli^n tho admirable portrait of the doctor which Walter J-Jdwln contributes-u portrait perfect In professional polso and unstudied naturalness; Misa Clara Sidney's richly unotuoun impersonation of the gin-soaked moth'er; Mr. Cbarlos Cardon's gripping portrayal of the slacker: the sounil comedy ot Mr. Monger's Monte and that difficult role of the Cockney gadabout, so ably por-troyed by Miss Dulclo Hall. AT THE ElklPRESS Shakespeare and modern llfo are linked together in "Tho Mad.Ixiver," featuring Robert Warwick and Elaine Mammersteln, which will be shown at tho Eirfjiress Mimdny arid Tuesday. Uuring tho action of tho piece Shakespeare's famous "Othello" is given, the only difference being that in tho photoplay tho mpn Avho plays the part of Othello, becoming suspicious ot his wife,, who is playing the rolo of Desdemona, kills her in a fit of pas-ston, while presenting the renowned tragedy. "Bluebird Day" at the Empress tonight brings Carmol Myers to present "My Unmarried Wife," a comedy drama of originality and sustained Interest. The story in brief: A man marries a girl he has never seen, goes abroad and is successfully treated tor an {irflletion that had blinded him; comes back home to have his wife a , servant in his house without the hus-11 ma|e$tic ONE NIGHT ONLY Saturday 1 �2 March 11> The Distinguished English Actress and the trawler got awny unharmed." i ^aw} knowing the tru6 conditions of " '' ' affairs. Complications in plenty work ROOSEVELT'S VIEW rj^HB Btory goes that at a luncheon at Oyster Bay Colonel nooaevelt remarked tluit lio considered America should have maintained a. lai-ser standlnr army, going on to .^ay that "p�rh�p� then Germajiy wouldn't have dared to murder our wives and babies by the hundred on the seas." A pacifist objected to this. "Latso standing: armies," no s(iiir purse a thousand times better than attacka 'jn our nerson?" �  i . ^ HE UKED FITZ iQOLONEL RQOSBVEI/r liiia lost a friend throueli the untimely death" of Bob Fitzsimraons, the famous world's cliampion boxer. When the two met at u. public function a few months ago the ex-Presldent iiutroduced Fitislninions to a number of celebrities c� "My old friend. Bob," and told this amusing story of one ot KitzBimmons' fl^htg. His opponent. Dunkhorst, known as "the human freight car." vran knocked out � In the second round. "Vnien he came to ho xiked, "How many were UlU-ad? " "How killed?" a. .second asked. '(When the rodf fell In," said Dunk- tp a happy termination of the mlx^ip. LAST TIMES TONIGHT GLADYS HULETTE Phyllis' Neilson TERRY Support^ by Her English , Company (MnnagemenC of George 0. - Tyler.) In a New Play of Leva, Laughter and .Happiness, * MAGGIE' By Edward C- Peple Author of "The Prince Chap" and other suoessaas. Prices $2.00, 91.50,11.00, 7S�, BOc MAIL ORDERS NOW Ssat Sale Opens at Box Offiea Friday morning, March 19* IN RAVING MANIAC Rose I�le, Man., Mar. 9.-Air aged meiitBl differences between British and ; farmer named Larou, living a mile or "OVER THE HILL" Also "MARY'S MERRY MIXUP"-Comedy MONDAY ANd TUESDAY j SELECT PICTURES f^RESENT CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG IN T�^E FAMOUS CLASSIC 'MAGDA' This is Miss Young's First Picture With Her Own Company. An Atlantic Port, March 9,-A 20 year, old French ace who has been awarded all the war decorations possible to a flier by his country, arrived here today in tho person ot Lieut, Constant Soullier.'^who In the last two years has shot down 15 German airplanes and Icillod or captured their pilots. ' POISONED LIVESTOCK Loa Angalea, Calif., Mar. 9-->>o-. hann Fraderiek Meyn, held here, federal offlclala aald"yesterday,^ was arrastsd in connection wdth the ailagad systamatic pelaenlhg of livo ateek near Frsano, H'iin-drada of cattle, mules and chicle-ana ware, found dead from tha aame poison which was found Ingrain In Mayn'a ham. AMERICANS LEAVe . Stockholm, March 9.-^Tho American consul at Helslngfors has advised tho United States legation hero that he left the Pinnlsh capital Friday with about twenty. American residents. About 300 refugees of'different hatlbn-, all ties are at Abp,and BJjorberg ahd American Minister Morris has asked the Swedish gbvertimeut to s^nd aa ice breaker to bring them across the Gulf of Bothnia to Getle. HOPES H. B. RY. WILL V be VALUABLE to mining Montreal, March 9,-Horn Martin BurroU, who was n guest at a banquet of the Canadian Mining InstUutor at the Windsor Hotel and \yho was made an honorary member of the institute, said be Hoped the Hudson Day Railway might prove ot liBproviiiil.tha mining prospects in tho hintarMn'd which It was opening. ., Sir Lonicr Gouin emphatically denied tho report that he waa coiiaider-Ing a vortfoilu in the Unlou i govern mont. '/� Oerman clrllizatlon was seen when the South African liner Apapa w'as torpedoed a lew weeks ago. A second torpedo was launched white the women aifd children were being placed in the boats, with the result that eighty lives Aero lost. It U had not happened so often during the last three years, such brutality would be IncrediDle, but at any rate it serves the purpose ot showing that between the two clvlUsa-tlons there is no possibility of harmony. * , But ifi some respects the most im-pressiva testimony to these fundamental differences was seen in an address recently delivered by one ot the moat prominent Lutheran clergymen: 'it is German weakness that we are all too, just to our enemies, although we are unjustly treated by them a|I over the world. Our enemies are allowed to torture ^ylth thumb-screws the little States for whose salvation they went to war. But when we Germans just once, in the storms of the "war, commit a single wrong, a hurrl-caiie ot indignation sweeps over the whole world. And are npt we ourselves too anxious'.' Modesty and true-heart-edly, like children,' wo sav tjat no 'wrong must be done to our enemies. Of course wo must be just to others. "We must, indeed, be Just-by naming, In plain German angry words, tho vaniO' of the French, the airrogance mixed with piety of the English, the' treachery of tho Itultans, and the miserable, hypocritical thoughts ot.^ Wilson and the Americans. But, above \all, wo Bli'ould be just to ourselves." so from St. Cloud, Man., has been roaming the country since last Tuesday, a raving maniac, and It is fearod he has perished in the woods. Twenty men on horseback are hunting for him. What the Press Agents Say MAJESTIC i7 Mon. Mar. 11 SPECIAL RETURN AND FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT. UOReTTE TAYI.bR*S 6RBATJIEW VORK SUCCI8S j.WI'TM'' ECSA RYAN AND ORISINAL NSW VORK MWOUaMN.aKWIMl' SCCNCRY. PNOPeRTIIS AND COSTUPtCS.^ iCOMINS DIRECT PROM TWtt SIMONS AT |(6kOBe AND USCRTY TH8ATRSS, MWWDRK ir iM tn'tmukL". hsw vodh iwea**.'. BOX OFFICE OPEN ALL DAY MONDAY Prices ... $1,50,$1.00,75c,50c m E Ottawa, Mar. 9.-The folloyvlug tele gram has boon raceivod by! the prime minister from Lieut.- Qeu, Sir Arthur Currle, commanding the Qanadian peditlonary Fprco: . v,,,,^ , ';Ple^ae convey *\ho betrayed her years before, ^rom this ptint oil the play becomes intensely oxclt-l, ing, and leads up to n splendid climax, \ when tho father, iu-the act of prepar-j ing to shoot his daughter, is selml with 'paralysis and dies. In speaking ot the play the i>few York OloBe says the following: '"rhe most torcefulemo-tlonal role Miss Young has yet appeared in." ^  \ -V AT THE MAJESTIC The story of "Maggie" a new comedy by Edward Peple, In which Phyllis Nellsou-Torry ;will appear at tho-Mi(^ jestic next Saturday, .March 16, deals VNITED TAXI SERVICE ' PHONE 387. 72-6 ^rleas 10e-^26o fiRPHEUiyi "Aft Even i ^'TO^IGHt' J[^J^'^ALS0 a good COMIOV,'backward sons �^FORWAIIt MON. AND TUVS. WM. S. HART IN "Oy^OTA,,. 7802 ;