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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta J I IK UrlTIIHIMDCiK DAILY HERALD PACK FIVE Enemy Progressing Only Frightful Sacrifice $ * > ? * *;� * : London, March -"Our troops although tired *',re in good heart and art! fight lug splendidly and the enemy is only proKreMHiiiK *'* the cost of heavy Hueril'iceH." tho even inr official Btiitmnent Hays. "Our Iohhoh in material have: been heavy and include a certain num-ber of tanks." London, March 2D.--Tho tmet nf the evening official .statement rnudn: "During the morning of March lia, our troops on (ho front from tin: Homme an far north an Wan-court had beaten off cotitinuouH and heavy attacks with complete pucccsr. Heavy losses have boon Inflicted on the enemy by our artillery and our machine guns, while our low flying airplane repeatedly attacked the oncuiy'h advancing columns further to tho rear." U. S. ARMY OF 2,000,000 Washington, March 25.-- Allied military experts are unanhnouB in their confidence that the German offensive will fail and that the enemy will not he able to break through the line. Major General Leonard Wood, who ban just returned from the European buttle* front, today told the senate military committee and many other senators who listened in an executive session to a .statement from the general. "Praising the condition and work of General Pershing's expeditionary force. General Wood recommended that an American army of 2,000,000 men be maintained abroad an Boon as po�-Bible and that, another 2,000,0ui> he trained. KAISER AT PERONNE London, Mar. 2'>.- Kmperor William ami Field Marshal Von M in -denburg vhdtod Peronno on Sunday evening according to Berlin advices forwarded from Amsterdam by the Exchange Telegraph. The Gorman Iobboh in the battle at Hapaunm are described as "comparatively heavy." AUSTRIAN ARTILLERY Washington, Mar. "r>.--Numor-ouk batteries of large calibre artillery are being transferred by tho Austrian** from t he Russian front to the Hnlglan front, according to official despatches reaching here today. 'It appears that the Aualrians are being chiefly represented by artillery nn the Franco-British front."' the despatches say. QUIET CONFIDENCE London, Mar. 25.-The feeling in financial circles in regard to the situation on the western front is one of quiet confidence in the ultimate outcome of the struggle. Much interest was shown as to the manner in which the stock market would open this morning, after digestion of the somewhat startling week-end news. There were no signs of weakness anywhere. MUST HAVE COURAGE London, Mar. 25.-The text � of the newspaper comment on the great battle today Is that the hour is one for courage and standing DON'T SCOLD, MOTHER! THE GROSS CHILD IS � Our listing of houses 4 for sale were destroyed in the fire. We would greatly appreciate fresh particulars from those wishing to sell their property. ? - : > > * * * *> > * v v v SPECIALS 25c 1 in niglu L 4 f ak e: i :idds' The I Fnmrh ' h a pat it mans arc now sLumIm: in the north of the Sommc i�. tie- middle of the rormw Somtn ' !.:tiH.d'ii-!d, ^ays today's official Hapauui" wan cupta.- I lighting. In the evening N'e:--!l:;in excess of six hundred. \w have taken thousands of machine Runs, tremendous quantities uf munitions, and implements of v. ar and great, stores of supplies. doihinK and equipment." "In the evening,'" adds the statement, "we bombarded the fortress of Paris with Ion*', tan^e j;uris. "At Verdun and in Lorraine the artillery duels report." WILSON'S MESSAGE Washington, Mar. i'."..--President Wilson today cabled Fir-Id Marshal Haig, congratulating him on the British stand again.--' the German offensive and pradi'-MnK a final al-lfed victory. The president's message read: "May 1 not express my warm admiration of the splendid steadfastness and valor with which your troops haye withstood tue German onset and the perfert confidence. All Americans fee! that you will win a secure and final victory." FURTHER RETREAT British Army Headquarters, March 25.-The Germans have been pushing forward by sheer weight of numbers, with the assistance o? little artillery. In the region of Uapaume and Peronne. the Bri: jsh fell back again somewhat in the fighting late on Sunday. This marked the main success of t?>e enemy, whose progress is bei'.n-t contested bitterly step by step. Early this morning, the Germans again .seat great numbers of infantry against the Uritish line, near Ervillers. But at the latest reports the onrushing troops had been unable to force their way Through tli'- intense artillery barrage which the British maintained . A heavy battle also has been proceeding today on the British right flank where the enemy had succeeded in forcing their way across the Somme and the canal south of Ham. The allies were delivering counter attacks with the purpose of pushing back the enemy across the water way. - Good Value B. C, Onions. Regular 5 fbs. 25c. Tuesday, 7 lbs........................ Carnr.tion Milk, laryc s\zz, Z for Vfo Tuesday ..... .................. tluC Poultry Specific. Regular 50c size. a f\ Tuesday ............................. 4UC Fine?*. Grapt Fruit. Regular 15c. 2 for �j � Tuesday .......................... �?C Fines* Otnmury Butter, 2' lbs. for | aq Tuesday ...... ........................ loXBO Wnitc Naptha Soap.- 7 cakes for Tuesday .................. �V) !h., tacks No. 1 Puvtty Flour. Tuecaiy .................. 100 Ih. bags Shorts, Tuesday .................. 7 !hs. Carrots. T '.icsday .................. 10 lav Turnips. Tuesday ................... 50c 3,10 1.90 25c 25c Deliveries 6 Every Hour Phone 3 1 3 res �+9.. country from coast to com-t. I lart will also h�* shown. Win, S. ( AT THE MAJESTIC Quick action and r*ial ''motional ap-pcal form the hntdn of .Mabel Xor-mand's ntiwest (Joiii\vy:i i>roducLion, "The Floor tie low." ro he shown be ginning Monday at the Majestic theatre. Miss Nnrmand plays :i copy girl in a busy newspaper r>i',�ier, getting into a scrape which causes her discharge -or is about to bring it about when she is saved. Patricia 0'Ko:ir):n is given her first assignment with the promise that, ihe job will wait for her if she is successful. A number of daring robberies have been com mitt ed by crooks who seem possessed of inside in formation concerning the rich homes they plunder. The police have a clue which causes them to watch the settlement house conducted by Hunter Mason, a young millionaire, as the source from which the plans come. Patricia is ordered to go to the mission as a derelict and, if possible, steal a march on the police, and score a "heat" for her paper. The Great N'clson Vaudeville Company will bead (he hill at the Majestic next Monday, Tuesday and YVcdnes* d a y, "^O.OOO Leagues K-ndpr tho Sea," Jules Verne's masterpiece of fiction dealing with the beauties and thrills of the ocean, Paptain Nemo, and his submarine Nautilus, Ned hand, the prince of harpooners and all the other characters so dear to the readers of litis novel, has been dramatized and produced as a photoplay by the reversal Kilm company. This wonderful achievement in motion-photography contains DOtl scenes and required 2,00u actors to depict the episodes of this widely read work of fiction. The story of romance and adventure, of love, hatred and mystery is distinctly different from any play or book that lias ever been -portrayed in the spoken or silent drama. "2u own Leagues ruder the Sea" comes io the Majestic Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week. got," wide] j will be sera at Star la ml Untight and tomorrow. ].M))'ing the action of the .sfurps with his horse into the pool wont to swim. The people on th*� bank watched the animal go under the water, rise to the surface and /;o der again, three I imes. One of t he members of the organization then realized the horse was drowning. He dive.i juio tin' pool, ran^iu the bridle 1 of t!ie animal, swain with if to a runway at n:i>- side of the pool, held the horseV head on his knee while a ^lini; was placed around its body, and lowed it to a place, whmv it could be led ashore. THIS WEAK. ok vino: TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT GERALDINE FARRAR IN It Made Her Strong and Well Th e Woman Barneveld, Wis.-"I was in a weak, nervous, run-down, anaemic condition, so that my housework was a burden. Vinol was recommended, and it made me well and strong. It is certainly the best tonic and strength creator I have ever taken."- Mrs. John Lewis. Vinol is a cod liver and iron constitutional remedy for weak, nervous, run-down conditions of men, women and children. Your money will be returned if it does not helo vou. J. D. HIGINBOTHAM & CO,, LTD. Druggists, Lethbrldge Also at the best druggists in all Alberta towns. i God Forgot A Magnificent Photoplay in Six Parts Dealing with the Conquest of Mexico by Cortez. ALSO GOOD COMEDY ADMISSION 25c AND 10c majestic TONIGHT AT 8:30 AT THE ORPHEUM The advent Pros of nn eastern lutir-ess among the rough herdsmen of the west form the basis of the story of the ue\v \Vi 11 in m Fox photoplay, ' * 'Vh a Beast," in whieh Anna Luther and George Walsh are featured. Miss Luther Ih the innocent eastern girl, .Mildred Manning, who, on a, tour through tho West with her father, falls in with Del Burton (George Walsh) and is taken prisoner by him. After he fights a gun duel with two other men, he takes her to his. cabin and nurses her back to strength after she has sucrumbed to the excitement of the adventure. At tho Orpheum tonight. 3 DAYS STARTING THURS. MARCH THE GREAT IN A CLEVER NEXT Matinee Daily at ......... 2.30 Nights at ................ 8.30 VAUDEVILLE BILL The Wonderful Film of the Acre OVER PETROGRAD AT STARLAND Stories are frequently told of a horse rescuing ii man from drowning, but very rarely is a man called upon to jump into the water to save the .life of a drowning horse. However, an incident of this kind occurred during tho filming of Geraldine Farrar's Artcraft production of "The Woman God For- JUIES VERNE S LEAGUES UNfflKSEtf ALSO Flashing countless scenes from the ocean, earth and sky. that surpass all the wildest dreams of fiction. Washington* March 25.-German occupation of Petrograd within 24 hours was predicted by United States Consul Tredwell in a dispatch that reached the state department today dated March 20. Virtually all Americans have left the city, the dispatch said. The consul reported from Moscow after returning from a trip to Petrograd, The commissary of the city, he said, had told him that he expected the establishment of German control within a day. Another consular telegram from Moscow confirmed the report that the patriarch of Russia refused to sanction the German pep.ee treaty and strongly condemned it. MPRESC TONIGHT A TOMORROW \ h The Successful Cohan & Harris Stage Hit ON TRIAL PRICES: Nights ......... 75c, 50c, 25c Matinees ....... 25c (any seat) Special Matinee Saturday for Children. 10c Any Seat. MABEL ORMAN In the New Play of Lovs and Laughter, . THE FLOOR BELOW" Popular Prices: 50c, 35c, 25c SEVEN ACTS Also Win. S. Hart in "The Last Card" MAJESTIC THEATRE EASTER MONDAY & TUESDAY Wednesday Only and Thursday Matinee Rex Beach's "The Ne'er Do Well" TEN ACTS A - "On Trial," the most, intensely dramatic stage production in recent years, which created a sensation when offered by Cohan � HarrlsThas been filmed by Essanay and is now being released through tho First National Exhibitors' Circuit, Inc. James Young, directed the production. Sydney Ainsworth. who has won popularity throughout the country with his strong roles in "The Prince of Graustark." "The Chaperon,fhe TruffWs" and other productions, plays the part of the half-crazed Strickland. Mr. Young carries the role of Tnisk; Barbara Cnstloton is to be. seen as Mrs. Strickland. Corene Vz'/aiU as .Mrs. Trask and little Mary MeAlisrer an DorlB St rickland. "On Trial" was one of the most vivid and Hfo-lfko portrayals oi a big murder trial ever put ou the stage. It run a year solid on Jlroadway, had a run of five months in Chicago and created an euual se-na&tion LUrouuhout the Thursday and Friday Matinees MARY MILES MJNTER In "Peggy Leads the Way" Friday Night & Saturday CHARLES RAY in "THE PINCH HITTER" SEVEN ACTS SPECIAL ATTRACTION (FOR CHARITY) w Excellency The Governor A DELIGHTFUL COMEDY IN THREE ACTS WILL BE PRESENTED BY MR. RICHARD HINCKS AND PARTY L Popular Prices................75c, 50c, 25c Seats may be reserved at Theatre Box Office in exchange for tickets which are now on sale by members of the Company. Box Office open for this purpote Saturday, March 30th. TONIGHT-TOMORROW A STtfRY OF LOVE AND DANGER George Walsh in "The Beast" A Fox masterpiece In Five Acts. Other good pictures on together with plenty of good comedy. the. Programme, ;