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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FIUDAY, FEBHUARY 15. IftlS i'lu-: LtrrMiiMinciE daily jirrald PAGE FIVE SENTENCE BERLIN STRIKERS TO JAIL Amsterdam, Prb. 16.-A number of pertons who took part In the recent otrlke*^ In Berlin have been sentenced to ^prison by extra> ordinary courtmartlal. The heav-lest eentence, 42 months of penal ervitude, was imposed on a metal ^worker named Ratajoseik for at> tempting to hold up a street car. Another metal worker named Mey-or was condemned to serve 18 months for n similar offense. One boy of 17, also n metal worker, was sentenced to a term of one year and six-month for dt�tribut-Ing leaflets and urging women workers to strike. TODAY Pracrastinatioh is the thief of health: Keep yourself well by the timely use and help of BEOIUN'S PIUS Uffwi d�l. ! Am MOUmm hi** W�U. EXPORTSF Washington, Feb. 15.-By a proclamation today President Wilson placed all exports to all coun-trie,3 under license by the war trade board after to^iorrow. The proclamation also applies the license system to all Imports and thus places the entire foreign commerce of the country under the license system of the war trade board. U.S. ADMIRAL IS AT ROME ON NEW PLANS Report of Attack on Austrian Naval Base Is Denied, However low SHIPYARD WORKERS TO STRIKE Unless Some Definite Proposition Made To Them Very Soon REFUSETOASK HUGHES TO RESIGN Sydney, X. Z., Kob. 1.'^.-iViii Renter's Ottawa Agency).-At a inoetlni;; of the council of tlie national association, a reBOlution cleclarlnB that the intur-st3 ot the commonwealth and tlio national party roquireil tho resignation ot Hon. Mr. Hughos from the promlnv-Bhlp and the national party leadership �was rejected seventy to six. FERNIE TAX RATE Washington, Feb. 15.-Tlio preHoiico of Bice Admiral Sims at Home is rc-^Karded Iiore with not having to do wltli any proposed assanlt on tho Au.h-trlan naval base at Pola, on tho Adriatic, as has boon stated In some published reports, hut to be ujoro I'.Uoly connected with plans for cleaning up tiic Buhmarlues In tho .Mediterranean. Naturally naval officials hero are hot discussing sucli plans as they may know of, but tlio sugBestion that a naval drive on l^ohi is In contemplation meot.s witli a cold reception. There seems no doubt, however, that Admiral Sims" visit to Home was connected directly with .tho plana mapped out by tho naval "section oC the supreme war council. POLICE TOOK UP A , PROMINENT "AN! Now York, Feb. iii.-Unless Chairman Tlurlcy lias some "definite proposition" to present iniiiiediately to the 10,000 strlkitiK shipyard workers, Will-j inm h. Ilutclieson, president of the rirotlierhood of Oarponters and .loin-ers, says it will ho impossiblp to Influence them lo return lo work. Ihitclie^on K'.ivr. tills answer to-OhHlrnian lliiricy in response to the lattor's appi-al to him lo end the strike. A eojiy ot the answer was rc * � NOT OF SERIOUS PROPORTIONS Washington, j-cb. l.i.--Oftl-. 'clal dispatches from Donninrk received by MInlHiei' Brnu here today, rialtl llie recent dlJiurb-nnces In Copenhagen �wore merely on the lioursc and by Idl^ workmen and of no serious proportions. The Danisli foreign office ascrlbnil them partly to uneniploymeiit and partly lo the disturbing Influences coming from Kussia. V > *t* "C' PUT JITNEY BARS OUT OF eosiiss SATURDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Large Cartoon^ Pauline & Chambers' Soda Biscuits, Regular $1.50. Saturday ..... Quaker Puffed Rice. Regular 20c. Saturday............................... Large 6 lb. tins Eggo Baking Powder. Regular $1,50, Saturday................ Packets Star Ammonia Powder. Regular 15c. Saturday, 2 .............!.............. Cremettes Macaroni. Regular 15c. t Saturday, 2 for ......'.................. 1.35 15c 1.25 23c 25c Finest Shredded Cocoanut. Regular 40c lb. Saturday, lb..........................., Evaporated Loganberries. Regular 35c put. Saturday .............................. Welcome Soap Powder, Borax. Regular 30c Saturday, 2 for .................^...... Seedless Raisins. Regular 2 for 35e. Saturday, 2 for......................... Blue Ribbon Tea, 2!/a lb. pkt. hegular $1.25. Saturday ............................. 36c 33c 48c' 30c 1.15 Deliveries Every Hour Phone 313 mm KYET Winnipeg. Feb. l."i, - A siicclal com-mitten of. the inoviniiiil IcKislature I hi considering an tiiiifiuliiicril (o (he 1 Hotel Accominoflatimi Aii whlcii will j put tho jitney bars out of business in JIanitoba. A llccdso will lie iifccHjjiry for the sale ot all formeiilf^d drinks, oven "two per cent." No l)!iiiniiids may be lilred for the sale of siuli drinks, and no singing or similar lorm of enter-tiilument will bo piTuii! led on premises where such drinks arc sold. Montreal, Feb. 15.-The Dominion police last night with their .-dragnet for deserters under the Military Service Act, gathered in Aiphone Bernier, one of the prominent antl-eonscriptionlsts speakers of last summer. .\m.stordsm, Feb. 2,". - Emperor Charles lia.s issued an army order In connection with tlio llusslan declara-atlon of termination of tho war in which lie reviews llie events of the war leading to llussla's mlillary Tho order, as nuoled in a Vienna despatch, continues: "As yet tlie hour lias not come when I am able to recall niy warrior.i lo thoir liome.=.te;uls. But their return will come. The.n may niy peoples draw-draw strength from Ihelr recollection of tho gloriuus dfcds ot their .sons, for new prosperity. May God lie with us." SUGGEST JOINT ACTION The Hague, Feb. IT,.-Holland lias suggested to the mhev neutrals that they take joint acei'ni in respect to tho repudiation by tlie lliilsheviki of Russia's foreign loan;;. I'oiclgn Minister Loudon lias inforitici ii dc-piit}'. Spain, said the minister, ii'.rcnily has consTnl-cd Id principle anrl n.p'.ipii are shortly from Sv. ii/.erlund and the Scandinavian counilie.;. ^ this weok. Not In many a day has anyone In Uils line caused so mucli (iilk, for he. without tiuestlon, has a remarkable pcrsonrillty. Tho porfnrmaiue oiiencd v.-lfli demonstrations ot mental telepathy, and Ur. Traychitte not only answered the (luestlon.s written by the audience without the .iHsi.stiint. who passed among them, sjieaUlng a word to the medium on tho stage, but rp.turned finestions sealed up lo liie writers after tiiey were answered. The feature of tlie evening was tho byimotle performance, which sent the andienco home roaring v.ltii laughter. Aladamc Potrova's photoplay from her own studio. The dltlnguished star has created another screen notability in tlie person of .Marion Ashley, an impulsive Amerlcaji girl who suffers and triumplis greatly when drawn into tho web of modern secret diplomacy. The film Is Id bo shown at the Empress theatre, commencing Monday next. Margarita Fischer ggain tonight ia "Tho Girl Who couldn't Grow Up." THE EMPRESS What (he Press Agents Say Fernie, B. 0., Feb. 15.-At a meeting of the city council last evening tlie  estimates ot the current year were Introduced. While the figures have not been definitoly fixed the lax rate foi' this year will be at least thirty-eight mills aa compared with twenty-nino mills for last year, or the increase of nine liilils. GOT 10 YEARS FOR FAILING TO REGISIER Winnipeg, l'"eb. 15.-For tailing lo register under the Military Service Act, Sidney .1. Rose was sentenced to two years In jail in the city police court this morning. Hose explaiiiert tlmt he knew he had no cliance for Cveniption and, as a conscientious objector, he tbouglit iio might evade the rli-aft by falling to register. Montreal. Feb, ir>.-Commercialized prostitution and professional gambling at staul.'\nd Friends of Vivian Martin's who make their winter luinie in Pasadena, Callforrila, are resiuinsibU- tor the extra gorgenu'snoss of tlie coslunie ball which is pictured in her latest i'ara- ORPHEUM TONIGHT Prices: 25'c and 50o ALi m m moAMe -peTRovA /WOflUGHTen Or DesriNY" "iOaughter ot Destiny" Is the title of T THE GREAT m PRESENTING ELODY- IRTH- YSTERY- ENTIRE CHANGE PROGRAM-NEW PICTURES DOROTHY GtSH In "HER OFFICIAL FATHERS" Doors Open 7 p.m. Special Matinee Sat. Afternoon. Children 10c, Adults 39e ALI KNOWS ALL are tolerated in Montreal by the police ] mount picture,,"The Sunset Trail" department, a report from the bureau wiilch Is to be siiowii taiilghl aji;l loot municipal research to the city morrow at Starland. council made public today alleges. /t,,,ege n-ionds from the East gave a The report announces that the system in force in Montreal of poriodlcally raiding vicious ostablir.hments and fining poonit; found in thfjni really amounts to the collection of money for revenue purposes. amBiifc HORSES FOR SALE Just Arrived, at Piilace Livery^ Lethbridge. 30 -HEAD -30 Big Mares & Horses . (, � Some lu nmlciheU teams weigh-Jn(f_trom 1200 to 1700 lbs. Alf young und sound and well broke and In good shape. No reasonable offer refuse.; and Avill give two weeks free trial.' A. F. Gormley RETIREMENT SEN. ROBERTSON OlSCUSSEO London. Feb. l.T.-The rumors ot j the compulsory retirement of General; Sir William Ilobertson as chief of staff, which began after tho Daily Mall's sharp attack on hini and Field Marsha^ Halg, a few days before the meellnjT of the supremo war council at VorsaiUes and constituted the subject of a large part ot tho d,ebate in tho house of commons this week, continues to bo discussed by tho newspapers. > � The Times takes the position that no on9 cares a rap what first-.elass soldier Is selected for this or that great mlillary appointment. It says unstinted confidence is reposed in Field Marshal Halg because tho nrmy IruslB his loudership. which is a vital factor in tho army's morale. , TORPEDO BOAT OAMAOEO An Atlantic Port, Feb. 15.-A United States torpedo boat destroyer arrived hero today in tow  of two naval tugs. Her bow hud been damaged and shipping men thought It possible tho vessel had been iiv collision with a steamship, also damage