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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I'SWDAY, FF.IHU'AliY 22. :' -1. j ---to" 1 ; -Ottawa, Feb. 21.--Tho first sitting of tin- transports enquiry will be hold in ' Otlawa as soon as Majors Morton and Ilicks arrive here. Tlio ordor empowers the inquiry to hold suasions i from time to time at such other places 'as may in their operation bo necessary .for "the purpose of collecting anil recording evidence in connection with { conditions which have prevailed while ; returning soldiers from Frnglunil to i Canada on any transports or oilier �' k Iii|i3 h ore to in io chartered or used for | that purpose unify, especially with ref-i cretice lo discipline, aceommodation, complaints and orders." Toronto, Well. 2j.-F.videnoe In the. C.N.K. a rli it nit ion Inrnod Iflis morning from the western lo eastern lines. I.. T. l-'i'iloh. who for lour years, was goner,,! manager of tho lines east of Poll Arthur, link the stand. As assistant lo the president ho inspected (ho entire lines ami was in charge of project s of development. Toronto, he said, hud foil the pressure on the Niagara Gateway -the effort to get ...iiiiii.ooi) tons of coal a year lb rough-a task loo great for Ihe C.I'.it. and C.'l'.K. alone. The C.N.I!, has discussed wiih the Pennsylvania railroad the, extension of that road from Buffalo (.> Niagara falls. Tho ('. N.K. under the plan was to extend from Toronto to Niagara Kails and the roads were to he united with a bridge over tho Whirlpool Uapids. The scheme embraced a car ferry from Port Dalhousio to Toronto that would out oil tho haul round by w.iy of Hamilton. Connections; would be obtained for tho C.N.It. lor the Michigan Con-Ira 1 and the W'abash Hoads. Mr. Fritch surprised i.lie arbitrators with the announcement that a scheme also had been under discussion with the Pennsylvania for a ear ferry from So-dus Point, about miles west of Oswego to Welter's Hay near Trenton. Hitherto all plans for a car ferry as this end of the hike, named Oswego as the Cnitcd States terminus and somewhere near Cobotirg or Port Mono as the Canadian port. Satkatowd, Feb. 2;i-The school trustee* convention passed resolutions today to tho effect that no perion shall bo eligible as trustee wh� ii not a Britir,o subject or it able to read and wi ite English and that instruction be i.n!y m the English language. DEATH OF ONTARIO Richard Boyd Passes Away -Openings in Ne� Oaylon for Several Businesses ano scud Voi'l; once her. and and a n d CSJWNJMND In "Perfect Seal" Quatf Jars These are the finest preserving jars made ; and hold 3 pounds of "Grown Syrup". Your grocer also has "Grown Syrup" in 2, 5, 10 and 20 pound tins. Write for free Cook Book. THE CAN&Oft STARCH CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL.  We have come to Lethbridge with a carload of fresh fish in a refrigerator car. The fish, White Fish, Pike, Pickerel and Mullets, were caught in Northern Alberta Lakes. We are selling direct to the consumer at Per Pound Our car is on the track opposite the Hudson's Bay Store. The fish are as fresh as the day they left Lesser Slave Lake, where we caught them ourselves. We are open for business all day long until Saturday evening. /- Bowman $ Berambe SAYS SHIPBUILDERS WONT GEI INCREASE Victoria, n.C... Feb. Tl. -R. P. Hutch, art, director of wooden shipbuilding for the imperial munitions board, s.iys if labor here insists on making unreasonable demands it cannot be. expected the wooden shipbuilding industry in llriiish Columbia will continue. Mr. Hu'chart. intimates thai the imperial munitions board will not change its decision not to grant the ten per cent Increase demunfled by the men. I Ottawa, Feb. 10.---Notwithstanding the fact Hint the total catch .of sea fish in Canadian waters during January this year was much smaller than for the same month in 1917. i(s value, $s:;ii,.",(i7, was $2."".7 greater than a year ago. This fact, which is brought, out in the monthly report on deep sea fisheries issued from the department of the naval service yesterday, is, no doubt, accounted for by the advance in the price of fish during the last year. Tho decrease in the size of the catch is largely due to the abnormally cold weather which prevailed on the Allan, rie coasl during January- The total-quantity of cod and halibut, landed in the whole of Canada last month was 111,Kit hundredweights les| (linn lor .tannary, 110 7, but its value was greater by $,$tl,SL7. The catch of tliese fish during January this yeiT was almust thirty thousand hundred-w'eiglilts more than for the same month in ltfl'". The smelt fishery resulted in a catch almost equivalent to that for January lust year, but tho, value increased by SiiS.li'O. The herring catch, almost, entirely confined to British Columbia at this season, was 17,0S2 hundredweights less than in quantity but $8f>.o4(l greater in value. The current lobster season which op. ened on November l."> in Charlotte and St. John counties, New Urijnswick, is now in progress on both sides of the Bay of Fundy, and on the Nova Scotia eoa3t east of Halifax harbor. Up to the end of January tho total pack was 27-ln cases, while 5-1!S hundredweights were shipped fresh in shell to market. During the corresponding period In the preceding year the pack was -1,0(10 .cases and the .shipment.in shell 10,904 hundredweights. ' MAW! DON'T YOU-SEE YOUR CIO IS SIKUjISTIPATEO Look at Tongue! Move Poisons From Liver and Bowel at Once. Mother! Your child isn't naturally cross and peevish. See if tongue is coaled; this is a sure sign its little stomach, liver ami bowels need a cleansing at once. When listless, pale, feverish, full of cold, bad ftreath, throat sore, doesn't eat, sleep or act naturally, has stomach-ache, diarrhoea, remember, a gentle liver and bowel cleansing should always be the first treatment given. Nothing equals "California Syrup of Figs,'' lor children's ills; give a teaspoonful, and in a low hours all the foul waste, sour bile and fermenting food which is clogged in the bowels passes out of the syBteui, and' you huve a Mveli''playful child again. All children love this harmless, delicious Tuit laxative," and it neve^r falls to t a good "inside" cleansing. Directions for bab.es, children of all ages and grown-ups are plainly on the bottle. Keep II handy In your home. A little given (oday saves a sick child tomorrow, but get the genuine. \sk your druggist for a bottle of "Call-fi rnia Syrup of Figs," then look and sen that if is made by the. California Fig Syrup Co."-Advertisement. iFnim Our Own ' m ) -� |n,n.l,:iii) I New Dayton, Feb. ' r. T. iC. Skeithl spent a couple of day - in Calgary and j l.etlibridge on hu,jin> - last week. j Death Richard Boyd � We regret to chron.le uie death of j Hit-hunt Boyd, which te.il; place last I Monday at. the re>hiwo,. of J. K,\ Cireeno. Mr. Boyd, -.v.t� i ame_ from 1 lOaslern Ontario earn in ino summer j lor iiis health, made aiany friends, as was shown by the l.in:e number who j accompanied the renu.ui> to the cemetery. A funeral service was held in ihe church where a very able address wus made by the Itcv. Mr. Crifflth.' The funeral arrangements were in charge of the local oddfellows who left nothing undone.  > help and comfort his sorrowing win-, and to whom we extend our sympathies. Messrs. Murchlson ltros.. Gaddes, and Hraden, i'f;al estate agenis of Calgary will shortly open up an office here, and a building i* under construction at the.xpresent thin- under the supervision of Percy Fisher who hopes to havo it completed anil ready for occupation by the end of n-xt week. The office'we understand uii'l be in charge of Mr. Crouch who i.- here now looking up business. There are still openings here for a drug store, a good medical man. a first class blacksmith, and (or anyone who wants ton per cent on his money by building a few, dwelling houses which are scarce here. The dance at the hotel Monday night last was well attended, in fact so enthusiastic was one of the fraternity that he walked ten mih's through slush and snow lo "lip lite light fantastic toe." S. P. Atkins has ivnirned to the �folates, after spending a few weeks here looking after hi- imcrests. � We are glad to learn that J. T. Peat, is well on the way to recovery from ! his recent operation tuul is expected I back on the job i>> liie end of the I month. j (1. C. McDonald is moving hi? office 'into the vacant room in Ihe corner of | the hotel in order b-ave a little I more room to carry oa business. I Church Social I A social, under tiie auspices of the Sunday School ita. held in the church Friday night las; when a large number turned out and were well repaid for braving the siorm by the very good program which was gone through. Owing to the accider.tal, and regrettable absence of the Kcv. Mr. Griffith who went to some considerable trouble to work ou the program, the chair was taken by William Scott, when the fpl-lowing items were well appreciated; Song, by the senior school children, recitation by Thelnu Atkins, song by the little tots. Recitation by Miss uangton, recitation by Annie Morgan, recitation liv Robert Nelson, solo by-Mrs. G. C. McDonald. The ladles and Mr. Griffith are to be congratulated on the creditable manner in which their different classes did their various pieces, and for their interest in the program throughout. After the program had been gone through a very sumptuous repast was served by the following ladies: Mrs. Temple, Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Griffith, Mrs. Reeves. Mrs. Duncan, Mrs. Slater, and Miss bangton. Farming Company Preparino The Ohio Farming Company-a new j concern, which owns and' will operate eight sections of land about 12 miles east of here, have commenced business and the manager, J. J. Floyd is here getting things in shape for the start-In the spring. It is the intention to break as much of this land ,this spring as, can possibly be done, and the firm's headquarters will of course be New Dayton. This firm has no connection with the Miami Farming Company, other than the land which they will work was sold to them by a member of the former concern. Mrs. T. K. Skeith who has been visiting in Ihe States since December is expected to return the latter part of j this week. We understand a change in the management of ihe hoiel will soon take place. We wish lo thank Sain Noblo for the promise of a subscription to the Mali-fax Relief Fund which we havo not yet got. A practice dance was held at the hotel Saturday night when the new-two step under direction of J. II. Oliver was thoroughly gone over for j the next bjg dance which will be an-' nouneed in the usual way later on. I at 'I hi. ,v. \.:;:s; i ��>** * * * * > ? Stockholm, Feb. 22.-Sweden ? ? has suggested to several pow- > ? era that diplomatic intervention ? the evacuation of Finland by : Itussian troops. > ? �a> : : : * * > * * * ? another splendid feature. MAJESTIC MATINEE AND NIGHT Sat, Mar. 2 'Wruit effect A SECTION OR HA*LF SECTION FARMER FINDS ECqN-OMA'IH USING A ONE MAN MOLINE UNIVERSAL TRACT. OR. ;. .;. * .; .;. * .;. .> �> .;. � STRICTLY ENFORCE IT  Washington, Feb. 22.-State food administrators were ordered today to enforce strictly tho food administration's ruling requiring bakers to use 20 per cent of wheat flour substitutes in all bakery products by February 24. ;. : > >>?>< tonight SOMEWHERE IN FRANCE' . Ay . J.HARTLEY MANNERS ��\a. author of "PES 0'MY HBAf^T" \ ' WITH EISA RYAN OtfiECT FROM TWO SEASONS IN NEW YORK NOT A MOVING PICTURE PRICES Night ... $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c Matinee .........$1.00, 75c, 50c CMPRESC La tomght ij LAST TIME THEDA 6AHA -Enid Bennett in 'Mother instinct' A Pulssf.lnr Story of the Emotil-ns. A.'so Plenty of Good Comedy. SIX ACTS Also Latest Weekly and a Screamingly Funny Hank Mann Fox Comedy, "Bon Bon Riots." TOMORROW BLUEBIRD- FRANKLIN FARNUM IN "THE SCARLET CAIT CHILDREN, DON'T OVERLOOK THE SPECIAL MATINEE TOMORROW. Monday Next The Mighty Spectacle "WOMANHOOD" OR THE GLORY OF A NATION EIGHT, ACTS 44501359?? 76 ;