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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ay, May 1, W12? TITE LETHBRinfiE DAILY ITERAl'.W Page 7 Majestic Theatre W. B. SHERMAN, Manap-er. PHONE 046. FRIDAY, MAY 3 SPECIAL TITANIC BENEFIT, Given under the Auspices of the KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS MK. SANFOJRI) IJ'MXiE And excellent company, in a magnificent production of "DAMON AND PYTHIAS" SEATS NOW. ON SALE Special Prices 25i; to New Morris Theatre Complete Change of Program a-Father and Son A heart, touching drama in which Sam Leo, a Chinaman figures strongly. b-A Southern Boy of 61 An intensely interesting war story by the Kalem Co. c-The Cocoanut Industry Educational mid.instructive showing liow they are gather- ed, cured and shipped to Europe where the oil is extract- erl .and used in the making of soap, d-Eya's Faithful Furniture A big comedy of trick protography. Prices 10 and 15c.' Doors Oyen 7 p.m. Don't miss Conic Early this one. NOW IS THE TIME TO THINK OF FOR SPRING PLANTING For hardy trees, "shrubs, currants, strawberries and perennials, suitable for Lethbridjje district, A. Mitchell Nursery Go. COALDALE, ALTA. NTcw'Circuit Formed In- cluding1 .Spokane and Lctlibridge It wit! be good news to 'theatre-goers in this city lo learn that (he duy.of show pirating is almost at an end In Canada, Kor sonic time past Western cities have hud foisted upon them theatrical attractions of Infer- ior quality aiid Letbbrldgo In ular been unfortunately visited by companies'who had absolutely no li- cense io take money from tho theatre loving public. Yesterday a very strong alliance was formed compris- ing the theatres of. W. 13. Sherman, Calgary; John Cort, Seattle, and C.P. Walker, Winnipeg, under the'title of "The Northwest Theatre Circuit." This combination will control the leading theatres between Chicago and the Pacific coast and will ensure more satisfactory theatrical attractions than we have hitherto 'been accustomed to "witness. It is useless to attempt edu- cating the public to patronize sonic- thing which on the very face oC it is utterly worthless. The ;head offices of the new, theatrical company will be in New York, and it is the intention of the' directors to instal thoroughly efficient men in charge of the various theatres who understand the theatri- cal business. In several I heat res in Western Canada there has been gross neglect and inability in the managing of theatres. The public never seem to >be considered and qultf! frequently managers ueem to tuko it feu- granted that any old thing will do for tho west. Dot Hila is altogether an erron- eous impression, as there can be no question whatever if-plays of first calibre are brought out hero they need liavo no fear of doing good business. It is admitted that Hie expense- of "transportation hi this western coun- try h great but this situation ought to bo remedied largely by tho which has just been announced. Tho Herald was informed authentically lant evening from headquarters of tho move which has taken place. For some time past tho Herald has made it clear that it will not under any cir- cumstances encourage theatrical at- tractions which do not measure up sat- isfactorily. Them is absolutely no use wasting time and money attempt- ing to sustnlu Misrepresentation and tiie sooner theatrical managers stir themselves to a true situation of our requirements tho sooner will the vn.-it be in a position to command attrac- tions eciiial to those produced in the east. The tremendous sneccsti gained here last Monday and Tuesday by the big musical revue "Miss Nobody from Starland" "proves conclusively that Lotlibridgo will patronize- a first class attraction, and this tho Herald has nil along iidvocated and will continue to advocate. The theatre going public must be guided ariglit whether a the- atrical .manager _likes it or not, and destructive cism will always help to clear the way to ibetter conditions all round. A S Mid-Week- Progam Thursday AND S( A splendid Spanish love drama develop- ing a liemendou-aly powerful worked out in rt thoroughly logical and This is.a human story portrayed with great skill. F ASK RFMTT A welcome and pleasing comedy with a fresh plot which .is --J-VAJi. j. bubbling over with pure fun.- The photography is good and the characters are clearly Set forth. This Is a picture that will do credit to any picture theatre A ATTS to a Xmas for V, ourselves Is to help mnke it merry for those less fortunate than yursejves. This is a touching and well-acted drama which proves the fact. It is a story that is always, with us, dealing with the strike question. THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE An Added Attraction showing Ibis event anil some of Britain's finest Athletes. Look cut for "THE TWO ORPHANS" Monday and Tuesday. wf Most Peaceful Land Rush in the History of Alberta 'Continued from front Identifying the _- _ Titanic Victims (Continued from front page) Th-s bodies had not been SOT ted into identified and unidentified, aud the searchers had to go from one to the other, iiioBt O'i them viewing over one hundred corpses in succession before ihe right one was discovered. Tiie cumulation of horror in unload- ing the identification of: bodies was such that those compelled to witness tho sight, could hardly control One New York- newspaper man, used ;fis he. was to scenes of tragedy, overcome, and came out of the morgue in a state bordering on col- lapse.. "Oh God, .he ex- claimed, "what a load of sorrow, and horror has (hat cable ship 'brought into this A Difficult Task i The following message has boon re- j ceived here ihis morning from Captain 1 D. E. Carterel, of tho cable ship Minia, which is searching for bodies on the scene of the Titanic wreck: The Hecla Furnace Because it has: 1. Fused joints. 2. Steel fibbed fire pots 3. Individual grate bars Cast iron dome .5. Exclusive features Most durable, Requires least fuel. The Western Tin- smithing Co. 408-5th St. latitude. -11.30, longitude 48.15, being 45 miles eaal of day, showing how scattered and diffi- cult tu flnd, TV-ill, no reports from pass- ing steamers to help. Ice 'bergs num- erous as far south as 40.30 hi JS.3." On Hand Early When th-3 chill of the night wore off, and the sun began" to show him- self, the home stead erg began to ar- rive in numbers. Before eight o'clock practically every man was in his place. Sonic few failed f.o show up, and were not on their subdivisions i when ine o'clock came. Thev Ir.-at out, and will remember next time that it never pays to be late. Six city policemen, in charge of Chief Gillespie, and four members of the Mounted Police detachment, wore present this morning to take charge of the crowds. Hundreds c-f curious citizens were also on the ground to witness the novelty of a-grab for free homesteads. The-overhead bridge was lined with spectators, the camera fiend being very much in evidence. .But so orderly and good natured was the crowd (hat those who came to witness an old-time land grab went away disappointed. Doors Opened Promptly -.Promptly at nine o'clock the doors were thrown open. The steps leading to ihe office were guarded by half a dozen police, but in reality one would havo -been sufficient. There, was not the least semblance of a rush. An order came from Agent Stafford to iiiluw fifty men to enter. Fifty were told oCE and filed in. Chief Gil- lespie stood at the -door, and as -each man passed him, the lease which en- titled him to a place in the line, was collected, and being found in order the man was allowed to pass. Stagg was No. 1 The whole fifty'crowd-ad inl.p tfas main office, and then began the work of filing. T. H. Stagg was the first i man up, and in a few minutes, lie is- sued from the 'building, wearing a Sunny Jim smile. He had made him- self richer to the extent 320 acres of the best laud in tbe south Hatch plan worked admirably in every detail. At .the last land-rush there were two deaths caused by pneumonia, brought on by .exposure to the bitter cold of February, Not sp this time; the plan has proven itself humane, sanitary and in every way acceptable, and there is no doubt that the depart- ment QJ the interior will thoroughly investigate and work in conjunction fitji the municipal authorities along similar lines' in the laud rushes ot" the future. to those in tho line if they would file, and allow him to cancel entry later, when he will enter some df. his friends on the homestead, thus giving him control of a large block of land. No. 24 in the line was seen talking to this party, and the magnificent sum of ten dollars changed hands. teelive Egan happened to ea'ch tho .transaction, however, and both Xo. 24 and the boomer were given strict in- structions to depart in double quick time. One of "the -boomer faction also tried to put one over, on tho police. He got in line about 75 places dcmi, and'was going to try to work himself in. He waa seen fumbling with some money, with which he was apparently going lo try to -buy off the police. When he came lo ihe point 'where they were checked off, however, his fun ended. The boomer was recognized through his rather intimate acquaintance with the police last night; and he was ig- nominibusSy "ejected'froin tiie lino. That was the.extent of the trouble. Not another ihitig happened to mar the even t-anor of the so-called rush. Tt might have church.parade for all tbe in evidence. The rush is over., The celebrated MUSICANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDELIO) Pohnatier Sisters In the Y. Jr. C. A. Ihis evening un- der the auspices of tiie Westminster Guild, the Pplmatler Sisters will pre- sent a programme of interest which ought to command a large audience. The company is said to lie a very tal- ented one. "uamon ana rytmas" Probably, the most worthy theatri- cal event oE the season will he the special presentation on Friday even- Ing of "Damon and by Mr. Sanford Dodge and his excellent com- pany. The -play will 'be offered under the auspices of the local lodge of the Knights erf- Pythias, and the entire profits will be devoted to the fund which Is being raised for the sufferers of the recent Titanic disaster. The theatre will he beautifully decorated with the Kr of .P. colors, and judging byvthe magnificent advance sale of seats, Friday evening should prove to be'one oil the banner nights of the When you buy matches ask Tor iro THEY HAVE A TRUE1 SAFETY BASE HEAD, WITH SILENT TIP. WILL NEVER EXPLODE IF STEPPED ON- Eddy's Matches have sat- isfied Canadians no others The E. B. Eridy Company, Hull, Canada senson. Seats are now on Bale at the Majestic theatre box office. At the Morris The management of 'this beautiful theatre wishes to of picture lovers to the'most excel- j lent programme selected for tonight. "Father and Son" Is a heart-touching drama in which Sam Lee, a'China- .man, plays a most.pathetic and lead- Ing part. "A Southern Boy df IB a beautiful war with a 'good moral to it. "The'Cocoanut Industry" ia a picture which is both instructive and educational and should be seen by everyone. Jt ahows how. they are gathered, cured and then shipped to Europe, where the .oil is extracted and used in the making of soap. "Eva's Faithful Furniture'-''is, roaring comedy of trick photography, which.' will create no end of laughter. This bill is one that is sure-to please, so don't fail to see it tonight. WOODROW WILSON DELEWARE'S MAN Dover, May .Wood row. Wilson will -have 'a solid'delega- tion from this State to ine Democratic in Baltimore, tivb from each of throe counties. While the delegates are iiot instructed, they are "known to favor nomination for the Presidency. Spring CARNIVAL "A. G. Jones, Halifax, for Ismay, Today, northerly gale, .misty. Found body of T. King, purser's assistant, BANK CLEARINGS The Bank clearings for the month a? April just clewed ,werc> as compared with for the1 corresponding period last year. Stags take up, bis fut- ure domicile right on the Internation- al boundary. Little Woman Was Twelfth Twelfth in the line was a little wo- jj man in .black. She disappeared in the door, only to come forth in a 'few rnin- a happy smile on her face, j replacing the rather anxious expres- sion which had h-acn noticeable all morning. Down along the line came j another lady. Her luck was also good, and now Alberta has two more wo-1 men landowners, who, toy their plucki lado themselves the possessor.! .ole section of the for which men would have risked life and limb lo obtain, H such measures Sick headaches! Always trace thorn lo lazy liver, delayed, fermenting j-flcn necessary. food in the bowels or a sick stomach. Poisonous matter, instead of being first fifty had entered, thrown out, is reahsorbed into tiie bleed. When this poison reaches the deli- cate brain tissue it causes congestion and that dull, awful throbbing, sicken- ing headache. Cascareis remove the cause by stimulating the liver, making the poison SICK HEADACHE, DIZZINESS, TORPID LIVER, and the staff was busy filing them ou th-eir particular clioices, the rest of the waiting line was asked to move RE6UUTE STOMCH, TASTE COW-NEVER GRIPEORSICKEN remove uiuihc uj- "mli- n tint ml ciihrlivUinna move on and out and purifying the blood. The effect is almost instantaneous. J" ola'.hv Ladies whoso sensitive organisms are especially prone to sick headaches, One by one, tncv filed uto the b> need not suffer, for they can be quickly cured by Cascarots. One taken to-i of the oftfcc, where- they showed., the night will straighten you out by 10-ccnt box means a clear head tickels given tlwm by Ihe city, and and perfect health for months. Don't forget the where they received in turn the tic- little insides need a good, gentle, Ois issued toy the Land slearaing, too. Children gladly take Cascarets, be. them the building, cause they taste good and never gripe or sicken. w'nen that, number is called, and file. The wholn affair passed off just an mpty and as smoothly an'if it had all been rehearsed previously, and by eleven o'clock Ihe whole line hr.-.l registered, and thera was nothing left to do, but to go through the work ot -filing, as the office staff gats ready to receive each number. Offered to Buy Chance There were a few Hi Me side issues, however, whichh few of the spectators caught. It is charged tint I one. man corning from Uiu vicinity of Haley, uns prepared fc> out good money Lethbridge, Alta. Auspices' CITY BAND Attractions Furnished by The Parker Shows CON. T. KENNEDY, Gen.Mgr. 15-HIGH CLASS SHQWS-15 Come and Have a Good Time One Week Commencing ONDAY AY 6 FREE ACTS AND BAND CONCERTS DAILY and p.m. ME IMIH Featuring The Largest Trained Wild Animal Show in the World 6 ;