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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT HERALD PAGE FI\T5 fm PUSH HN 20 . THOROUT CAPTURED London, Oct. 16.-The Belgian city of Thorout has been captured by the allied forces In their Flan-dem offenalve, The ? ? ? mbral.In force, while only orders not to enter. J^je city pre-yeqtpd its penetration. Moose ,Iaw, Oct. IG.-Hon. W. E. Knowles, K.C., provincial secretary, Is lying seriously ill at his residence .suffering from diphtheria. He was feeling poorly yesterday and thi.s morning Dr. Young stated he was suffering from diphtheria, ? ? � : ? > : > : ? ? : "10 hell with the kaiser" "To Hell with the Kaiser." a seven-reel feature patriotic production, opened today at the Empress. The startling title >ot this Screen Classic, Inc., picture is enough to comraeinl it at once to patriotic people, and a big audience was present to see the production. The spectators were enthusiastic in their applause. The picture Is warranted to fan the spark of national loyalty to white heat. "To Hell with the Kaiser" is a clever commingling of fact and fancy. The war lords of Germany, thfi Potsdam gang, presided over by Wilhelni of Hohenzollern, are shown planning the cbntiuest of the world. To each is allotted a nation as a reward-the U. S; reserved for the last, intended Cor the Crown Prince. The now historic incidents are shown in which Wil-helm the monster tore up the treaty of Belgium, declaring it to be only "a scrap of paper," and acknowledging to the world that he disregarded all honor and decency. The sacking of Belgium, the burning of convents and the violation of nuns and young girls are indicated in. a way that makes the blood boil with righteous indignation against the Huns. The Adventures of an American family form the plot around which the romance centers. -hatred of the liruta! Hun; hatred of the murd�rou� kaiser, the mad monarch. It is replete with tremendous scenes in the early days of the Belgian invasion, and from all standpoints of scenic value is one of the screen's greatest masterpieces. Other features on tlie Colonial's opening ))rogrB.,ii will be a beautiful colored scenic entitled "Picturesque Waloa" whh'h will proVfc a source of delight to the onlooker. An excellent comedy-clean yet funny-will he included on the bill. These features to-gotlior Willi a'speclal orchestral concert by tlie Colonial orchestra, a violin solo by ,Ian Russell, J.he phenomenal boy violinist-who will render Xc-vin's "Rosary" and the Intermezzo from "Cavaliera Rustirana"-and a tenor solo by the Colonial's vocal soloist, will lompleto an exceptionally fine program. "WILD YOUTH" AT STARLAND. Owing to an error in shipment, "l,a Tosra." which was scheduled I'or t|-day and tomorrow at Starlaiid. has not arrived. This feature will be shown later and will be announced through the press in due course. The feature for today and tomorrow will be "Wild Youth.' Sir Gilbert Parker's widely road novel. This is said to be one of the greatest of .1. Stuart Blackton'f  picturizations of the famous novellst'i works. The cast includes Theodorf Roberts, .lanies Cruse, Louise Huff,^-and many othei' screen favorites. li addition to the feature, excellent com edioa and the latest Allied War Gh, zette will bo shown. EMPRESS -TONIGHT- THE PICTURE OF THE HOUR / "COLONIAL" THEATRE OPENS FRIDAY NIGHT "The Brightest Spot in Letlibridge," the new "Colonial Theatre," will open its doors sharp at seven o'clock on Friday evening. The decorators have finished the work in the auditorium, and it now presents an elegant appearance. The front yet remains to be done.' For the opening program the management have carefully selected what will assuredly be the finest photoplay program seen In Lethbridge for a considerable time. The stellar attraction will be the massive six reel spectacle "The Cross Bearer" with the clever dramatic star Montague Love in the title rote of Cardinal Mercier. In The Cross Bearer" is found the war's mo.st thrilling story, based on actual facts. It is a tremendous story of the rape of Belgium with Montague Love's impersonation of Belgium's figtlting cardinal as the outstanding feature. It tells an intense sl�ry of love and hate mm TONIGHT AND TOMORROW J. STUART BLACKTON MASTER OF SCREENCRAFT, PRESENTS SIR GILBERT PARKER'S WELL-KNOWN NOVEL "WILD YOUTH" WITH AN ALL'STAR CAST INCLUDING THEODORE ROBERTS, JAS. CRUSE, LOUISE HUFF AND OTHER SCREEN FAVOURITES Also PLENTY OF COMEDY and LATEST WAR GAZETTE OWING TO AN ERROR IN SHIPMENT � LA TOSCA" WHICH WAS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY HAS NOT ARRIVED. SEE ANNOUNCEMENT LATER. Prices 35c and 10c COLONIAL "THE BRIGHTEST SPOT IN* LETHBRIDGE" Grand Opening Program, Fri. Even., Oct. 18 (AND MATINEE AND NIGHT SATURDAY) THE TREMENDOUS STORY OF THE INVASION,OF BELGIUM "THE CROSS BEARER'' Feature in 6 Parts WITH THE CELEBRATED ROMANTIC ACTOR j Montague Love IN THE ROLE OF CARDINAL MERCIER, BELGIUM'S FAMOUS FIGHTING CARDINAL. COLORED SCENIC-A GEM "WCTURESQUE WALES" IN IfATURAL COLORED PHOTOGRAPHY - VIOUN SOLOS NEVIN'S "ROSARY" AND THE "CAVALLIERI RUSTICANA" INTERMEZZO BY Jan Russell THE,PHENOMENAL BOY VIOLINIST PRICES: All 3�ats-Adults.......... 25c ChUdrw -......... ...... 10c Matinees Daily Children, Saturday Matinee i... 5c in 6 Parts WITH A TERRIFIC "PUNCH," . . . ."THE CROSS BEARER" BRINGS HOME TO US A GLIMPSE of the ATROCITIES AND HORRORS OF THE HUNS THAT CIVILIZATION IS FIGHTINS AGAINST. It Is One of the Greatest Features of All Time Also a Good Comedy Orchestral Concert by The Colonial Orchestra VOCAL SOLOS BY THE COLONIAL VOCALISTS SPECIAL NOTICE-THESE ARE THE COL-ONIAL'S PRICES. THEY WILL NEVER BE CHANGED. WE INTEND TO ESTABLISH A POLICY OF FAIR TREATMENT OF THE PUBLIC. WHEN WE HAVE ANY "BIG SPECIALS" ON, SIMILAR TO THE "CROSS BEARER" AS ABOVE, WE ARE GOING TO GIVE IT TO YOU AT REGULAR PRICES. WE VTILL POSITIVELY r^OT JUGGLE PRICES. ABOVE PRICES INCLUDE ALL WAR TAX WHICH WE PAY FOR YOU. 96 ;