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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \..... Tllli UiinHUIDGIC DAILY IlEIUUr PACK FIVIS , Progressing Only At a Frightful Sacrifice Lonilon, Mar�h ;!5.-"Our troops although tired -^ro In' good hoart mid nro (Ightlng Rpiondldly and tiio enemy Is only progrcRBlnK al Iho cost of heavy Racrfflcea,"'tho cvoiilng official atatemcfit says. "Our tosaofl In material have boHn  haavy and Intdudo a certain num-bor of tanks." London, March 25.~Thc toit of the ovenlnR official atatemont, roads: � . "During the mprnlnG of March 2i>, our troops on tho front from the Sonimo aa far north as Wan-court had beaten off continuous and heavy uttncks with conjploto success. Heavy losses have been Inflicted on tho cnnmy by our ar-tlllory and our mnchino guns, while our low flying airplanes repeatedly attacked the oncuiy's ad- vancing columns further to the rear." 0. S. ARMY OF 2,000,000 Wflshhigton, jMarch 25,-Allied military experts are unanimous In tholr confidence that tho German ,oftcnBlve .will tall and that the nncmy will not be ahio to break throligh the line. Major General ' Leonard Wood, who has just returned, from .the European battle-front, today toht the senate military committee and many other Bonators who listened in an executive sessloh to a statement from the general.Praising tho condition and work of General Pershing's expeditionary force, General Wood recommended that an American army of 2,000,000. men bo matntatned abroad as soon as possible and that another 2,000,000 be trained. KAI3ER AT PERONNE London, .Mar, 2n.-Enlperor William and riold Marshal Von Hln-donburg vlsllod Horouno on Sunday evening according to Berlin advices forwarded from Amsterdam by tho (Exchange Telegraph. The Onrman )09�e� In the battlo nt Bapaumo are described as "comparatively hoavy." AUSTRIAN ARTILLERY Washington, Mar. as.-Numerous batteries of largo calibre artillery are being transferred by tho Austrlans from tho Russian ' front to tho Belgian front, according to official degpatches reaching hero today. "It appears that the Austrian* are being chiefly represented by artillery on the Pranco-Urltlsh front," tho 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. tho struggle. .Much Interest was shown as to the manner In which tho stock market would open this morning, after digestion of tho somewhat slan-llng week-end news. There were no signs of weakness anywhere. MUST HAVE COURAGE -I^ondon, .\I�r. 25.-The text of the newspaper comment on the great battle today Is that the hour Is one .for courage, and standing ^ Our lilting of houses for lale were destroyed in the fire. Wo would greatly appreciate fresh particulars from those wishing to sell their property.  "S- c- ? ? : * * : > TUESfiAY's GROCERY specials [Good Value B. C, Onions, Regular 5 lbs, 25c, op- 1 TuMdSy, 7 lbs.......................... CDC Carnation Milk, large size, 3 for CA� fueaday. ,............................. 0\SQ Poultry Specific, Rcgulnr 50c size. ACkf Tuesday............................... TrUC Finest Grape Fruit. Regular 15c. 2 for "JC/* .Tuesday ............................... ii^C Fluea* Creamery Butter, 2' lbs, for 1 ao Tuesday ................................' l�VO White Naptha Soap,-? cakes for Tuesday ................... 4!) !b..taclinL>nt adds, "'ri\G losses of the. oiK-niy in killed and wounded arc unusually heavy," tho statemcni rcadH. "The booty which llns fallen into our hands since March 21, tliu amount 1ft tremendous, cannot vol lie estimated. It has bC(!n asittcrtalnod that more than 4r,,0(iO prisoner.n have been taken. TIio number of guns captured la larKi;ly in excess of six hundred, \Vc have taken thousands of machine gnus, tremendous quantities of munitions, and Implements or war and great stores of supplies, clothing and oQUlpment." ' "In the evening," aiids (he statement, "we bombarded thp fortress of Paris -with ion;-; rang� gut)s. "At Verdun and in ivorijahio the artillery duels continued, "In the other tlieafcr.s- of war there Ip nothing to report." WILSON'S MESSAGE ' Washington, Mar. 2.=;.-President Wilson today cabled Field Marshal Halg, congratnlatlng hlai on the British stand again.st tho German offensive and pradiitlng a final allied victory. Tho pi'eiiident's message road: "May 1 not exiirc^s my warm admiration of the splendid steadfastness and'valor with which your troops haye withstood the German onset and the perfect confidence. All Americans feel that you will win a seciil-e and final vietory." , FURTHER RETREAT y British �' Army Headquarters, ) March 25.--The Germans have been pushing forward by sheer weight of' number.'!, with the assistance ot-little artillery. In the fegi6n of Bapaume and Peronne, the British fell back agi^n somewhat In the fighting Ittte on Sunday, This marked tho main success of tho enemy, whose progress is .being contested bitterly step by "step. Early this morning, the Germans again sent groat numbers of infantry against, the British line near Erviller.s. But at' tho latest reports the onrusjiihg troops had )eBh unable to force their way hrough the intense artillery barrage which the British .maintained \ A heavy battle also has been proceeding today on the British right flank where the onomy had succeeded in forcing their way across the Somme anc) the canal .south of Ham. The dllles were delivering counterattacks with thd purpose of pushing-, back the en^ eniy across the, water way. 0 Look at the Acadia Block |{AVjB youaufficient FIRE INSURANCE to cover^ the prMeht value �f yoi^r BUILDING, STOCK or HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS ? We will be glad to advise with you aiid are prepared to place your Fire ^-surance in strong reliable companies. R. V. Gibbioiii^ & Co. Vhone 1191 Balmoral B^ock AT THE MA.IESTIC Quick action and rfinl emotional appeal form the l)aRls of .Mabel Xor-mand's newest Golilwyii production, "The Moor fiolow," to be ,shown beginning Monday at tho Majestli; ihentro, " Miss Norinnnd i)lnys a copy girl In . a busy newspaper office, getting intoj a smipe which cau.ses her discharge- or Is about to bring it aliout when she Is saved. Patricia O'Rourke la given her first assignment with the promise that the Job Will wait for her if she Is successful. A number of darinR robber-ips have been committed by erooUs who seem possessed of Inside information concerning the rich honie.s they plunder, 'i'he police have a chip which causes them to watch the settlement house conducted by Hunter Mason, a yoiing millionaire, as the source from which the plans come, /-"atricla Is ordered to go to the mission as a derelict and. If possible, steal a march on the police, and score a "beat" for her paper. The Great N'clson Vaudeville Company will bead the bill at the Majestic next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. ; got," which will be seen at Htarland tonight and tomorrow. During Hie action of the .story a Hjianlard daslios tiirough the private garden of Montezuma's daugiiter. ami leji|)H with his Iiorso Into the iiool w\ierc I lie royal Aztnc majdeus were wont to Kwlm. The people on the liank watched the animal go under tlie Wilier, rise to the surface and go under again, three times. One of ilie members of the organiz.allon then re-aliiied I lie liorsfi was drowning. Ho iliveil into tlie pod. caufiht the bridle of the animal, swam with it lo a runway ii^ one side of the pool, held the horse's head on his knee while n Hling was placed around its body, and lowed it lo a place whcr� it (jould be led asiiore. IHIS WEAK, NERVOUS WOMAN TOOK yiNOL It Made Her Strong and Well TONIGHT AND TOMORROW ARTCRAFT. PICTURES PRESENT GERALDINE FARRAR "20,000 Ijcagues Under the Sea," Jules Verne's nia.%terplece of fiction dealing with th6' beauties and thrills of the ocean, Oaptain Nemo, and his submarino Naulllus, Ned Land, the princo of liarpooners and all the othe.r charnctera so dear to the readers of this novel, has been dramatized and produced, as a photoplay by the Universal Film company. This wonderful achievement In motion-photography contains 900 scenes and renuired 2,000 actars to depict the episodes of this widely read work of fiction. The story of romance and adventure, of love, hatred and mystery Is distinctlydifterent from any play or book that has ever been iiorli-ayed in the spoken or silent drama. '"20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" come.s to the Maje.itlc Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week. AT THE ORPHEUM The adventures of an eastern heir-oas among the rough herdsmen of the west form the basis of the story of the new Wllilani Fox photoplay, "Tha i3east," in which Anna Luther and Oeorgo Walsh are leaiured. Miss Luther is the innocent eastern ! girl, Mildred Manning, who, on a tour ' through t;he West with her father, falls In with Del Burton (George | Walsh 1 and is taken prisoner by him. After he lights a gun duel with two other men, he takes her to his cabin and nurses her back to strength after she has succumbed to the excitement of the adventure. At the Orpheuin tonight. AT STARLAND Stories are frequently told of a horse rescuing a man from drowning, but very rarely Is a man called upon to Jump l|ito the^water to save the .life of a drowning horse. However, an incident .of this jcind occurred during tho filming of Qeraldine Farrar's Artcraft production of '"The Woman God Por- Barneveld, Wis.-"I was in a weak, nervous, run-down, anaemic condition, so that my homework wa� a burden. Vinol waa recommended, and it made me well and atrong. It is certainly the ^beat 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 wtll.be returned if it does not help you. 'j. D. HIGINBOTHAIVt �. CO., LTD. Druggists, Lethbrldge Also at the best druggists In ail Alberta towns. IN The Woman God Forgot A Magnificent Photoplay In Six Parte Dealing with the Conquest of Mexico by Cortex. ALSO GOOD COMEDY ADMISSION 25e AND lOe TONIGHT AT 8:30 Washington^ .:Mareh ^5.-German occupation, of Petrograd within 24 hourf was predicted by United States Consul Tredwell In _ a dispatch that Heaehed the state department today dated March 20. Virtually all Americana have left the; city, the diapatch 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 expec^-ed 'the establishment of Qerman control within a cjay. Another consular telegram from Moscow confirmied the report that the patriarch of Russia refused to sanction the German peace treaty and strongly condemned it. ,'(,  "On Trial," the most intensely ,dra inatio stage produfctioii In recent years, which created a sensation whan offered by Cohan & Harrisfhas been fllraod by Kssaniiy and Is how being released through the First National Exhibitors' Circuit, Ipc. .','.'  ., Jamos Voung, diredad tho.production. .Sydney Ainsworlh, who has won popularity throughoiit tho country with bU ulrong roles ;in"'inie Prince . of Graustayk," "The Chaperon," '""The .Trufflers" and other productions, plays the part of the haU-crassed StridUand. Mr, Young carrier the role of Traak; Barbara Oastloton la to be seen as Mrs. Strickland, Coreno Uz?oll. ae Mrs. TruBk and llttle-ets. O^her good piotw^ea:o|itf good > 'L, . J ' iw-'^ 0650 01 6761 ;