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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 1918 THE .LETttBIUPGE. DAILY -HERALD PAGE FIVE Ottawa, Jan. IT.-Canada is to have Rtandnrd Hour and standard broad. The (Into on which thes new order will go into of Foci; has not yet been fixed, but Hon. W. J. Hanna, food con'roller, definitely announced tonight that, a4by or to these persons will be pro- Mr. Hsnnft state� that It should b* distinctly understood that "millers, wholesaler and retailer, who do not no cede to these requests will be promptly dealt with and the shipment of flour date would soon be named, after which Canadian mills will not be permitted to use more than 265 pounds of spring wheat or more than 275 pounds oi wintor wheat to produce 19G pounds of Hour. This will give standard grades of spring wheat and winter Wheat flour for all Canada, and no will will bo allowed to manufacture flour of a lower extraction than the standard. The food controller in also making arrangements for u standard loa.f of bread from the standard flour. .Millers are asked not to sell more than the usual quantities of flour to bakers and wholesale dealers and to advise their customers not to stock' heavily with regular grades of flour. Wholesale dealers are asked not to allow retail dealers to stock heavily with regular grades of flour and re-tall dealers are asked not to soil irtoro than one week's supply of flour to families, except '.n eases whom it is Impossible for the customer to secure supplies weekly. Millers are also re quested not to require dealers to iakt* j certain quantities of flour whan pur-j chasing* other products of the mill hibited." The Iqtter adds thrt't a date will be set, after which bakers will bo required to sell their bread, based on the price of the standard flour. Tharetoro. j ]r>n�fi v'ho pur"haso large stocks of patent flour may find themselves in an unfortunate position when the order fa issued for the production of bread from standard flour. The standard flour will be of high quality and will be quite as palatable as the patents, and even more conducive to health. Sampler of the standard spring and winter wheat flours will be furnished und all mills will he required to produce a quality of flour which will not be_BUperior in color to the standard samples. Every mill muHt furnish to the food> controller's office, overy two weeks, a statement showing the quentity of wheat, ground and the we'ght of flour produced therefrom. Failure on (he j part of any of the mills to comply with , the food controller's regulations may result in cancellation of license * t * CONT1NU6-D1SCUS3ION8 Berlin, Jan. 18. After an address to the peace delegates at Brest-Iiltovak on Wednesday"1 by Leon Trotzky, Hnlshev'kl fotfdgn minlBter. the Russians agreed to a continuance of the discussions. ~ ~ A A A A TLAS TRANSFER BAGGAGE EXPRESS COAL C.O.D. PHONE 1717 B. Wigg, Prop. Office: Frank Miles' Shoe Store Fourth Ave. S. , REPORTS ABSURD San Francisco, Caltf., Jan. IS.- Agricultural experts of the "University of California characterized as "absurd" today a' reported * enemy plot to destroy the wheat crop of the United States by the dissemination in this country of a destructive pollen said to have been shipped from Germany.  Victor'a, the union leadership intends to B. C., Jan. 18.-That government undeg the of Sir Robert Borden carry out an equitable administration of the Military Service Act in ait provinces of the tfom'nlon and that the public will receive definite information relative to the response under the act in each province, is the essence of a telegram received by Dr. Tolmle, M.P., from Sir Robert Borden this morning. FOR WORK ON FARMS BOULTON'S AUTO LIVERY / ESTABLISHED SIX YEARS We know our .way around the country as well as you know the way from your office to your home. Try us- PHONE 1206 ? FIX PRICE OF BRAN AND SHORTS FOR B.Ci i Victoria, B.C., Jan. 18.-Announcement was made at the Fruit Growers' Convention today by the deputy minister of agriculture*, W. E. Scott, to the effect that lie had received a message from J. D. McGregor, food controller for the western provinces, in which he stated the fixed price for bran and shorts for British Columbia. Bran is * fixed at $34.30 and shorts at $39.30, prices including sacks. ******** 4 * f Fuel Administrator Garfield. War is War Washington, Jan. 18.-Fuel adminis-'rator Garfield issued a statement l.o-vght reminding the public that while the fuel restrictions order was drastic, war was drastic and the order was a necessary war measure. Munition Plants Working Washington, Jan. 18.-All the principal mun tions plants will be permit* tod to work at full capacity under the ruel restriction order. As announced last night by the fuel administration, only parts of the plants making condenser tubes would have been per* mitted to operate. It was an official mistake. AH the Dupoin Powder plants and the plants of The Brat." The performances will start sharp at 8.30 and LMIO. tween Amsterdam and England, Is the scene 01''on. I'ml don't you be fooled, as [ was. It. didn't ;;all at all, hut stayed securely put at Pier 8, in HrooUIyn. Thereby J lost a good day's frolic on the waves-and mayhap a submarine tost a sure target. Mrs. Castle looked surprised when, according to orders, I arrived at the boui as the noon whistles were blowing, and, finding all the company assembled, eagerly Inquired if 1 had kept the vessel front sailing on sched- Why, we dont she laughed. sail; we 10 C AND 15 C FRIDAY AND SATURDAY j Hardie acknowledges they have flocked back again, the mayor has, in my opinion, been very frank and to the point in admitting these facts, but how can the mayor or the police force stop these people from coming back, about all they can do is run them out of the city again if they misconduct themselves and are "caught at it." * John M. Fawcett again takes up the question of the houses at the west end of the city in rather mild terms by saying, "Some weeks ago when I had to wait for a night train, I took advantage of the hour and 'strolW westward, during an hour in which 1 Tarried* in the vicinity there fifty (50) AT THE EMPRESS Ruth Clifford, the dainty girl who] has won her way to the admiration of j the "fans'' in earlier Bluebird presen-j tations. will be the star of "The Savage" at the Empress today and tomorrow, when Monroe Salisbury will play the title role. This talented pair of screen-artists will be pleasurably recalled for their skilful playing in "The Desire of the Moth" and Miss Clifford will he particularly remembered for her dainty portrayals in "Mother O'MIne*' and "A Kentucky Cinderella,*' Bluebirds of recent circulation and agreeable recall. "The Savage" is a Rupert Julian Bluebird, carrying the assurance of expertness and beauty in photoplay representation. Also comedy arid screen magazine. i-' � nil.* � . � ;; .r ;-. to;'- While "Redemption." the superb photodrama with Evelyn Nesbit and her son Russell Thaw, Is a dramatic picture it must not be confounded with pure drama alone. There are lights and shades, as there should he in all plays. One of tlie scenes is .that of men came and entered these houses, j displaying several photographs of Eve-Some of these men I can po'nt out on ; iyn Neshitt in her earlv days at the the street. At one of these houses \ Casino, New York, which are skllfullv after eight men had entered, another ! introduced, while "Florodora" is pUv-came along and was met by a person I ed by the orchestra. She also exeat the door who said, J really haven't | cutes, with "her dancing partner, the any place for you just now, comeback 1 tango, while her son Russell Thaw, has in ten minutes. Now, I suppose my several ehi:dish episodes which he de-friend the mayor, had no means what-' lightfullly plays. ever of discovering this condition. If 1 "Redemption" is booked at the Era-the laws of the land were enforced such a condition could not last a week." , Then again Mr. Fawcett refers to a woman's terrific screams curses and , N y fe corr0Bpoadeilt ot ^6tion\ groaning across-the.gtree.and of he pl Magajslne Scribing the ad-policemen pass ng by, did the police 1 fo have a right to go there unless they were called, if the woman in question wanted help and had asked for it the police would have been on the spot. What few police we have here are there with the goods when they are needed, but while they have police rules and regulations which govern Dainty Ruth Clifford Supported by Monroe Salisbury, in Rupert Julian Bluebird de luxe 99 THE SAVAGE Good Fox Comedy, "The Brainstorm" and Screen Magazine. V -w- - ft press theatre Monday, Jan. 21-22. AT STAR'LAND (Note: This is an article written by ' j ventures encountered "on location" ;with the Pathe Plays star in'making | "Sylvia of the Secret Service" which opens at Stariand tonight). "Life on the bounding main!" It J sounds attractive, doesn't it? But when you consider that today animals that Noah overlooked in making his hisior-; it: collection roam at large on, above SOMETHING NEW COMMENCING NEXT JAN. 2 J. C. PARENT OFFERS i their duties, these rules and' arid uuder the sejlf its aUractivenesr, Attn wo.. Jan. -Recommendations contained in a report t>y one of the committees were considered when the farm labor and greater production conference resumed its sitting in the Chateau Laurier today. rfThe conference decided to recommend*the nationalizar tion of cold storage plants as these involved little difficulty in their operation. It also recommended that adequate cold storage plants be erected at the seaboard to handle food for export. ions are not always law, tttere uniform :s a good password but they cannot go everywhere, unless they have the necessary legal documents. > Mr. Fawcett Vefers to Calgary, Edmonton and Medicine Hat as being unclean morally, or at least 1 would judge by his remarks that that i what he means. I am advised that some of these cities are supposed to be "closed," then what good w'll it do to close up here? I say, none I believe myself that the cily would be far* cleaner if these places were maintained uuder proper regulations. Better to have these that the police can regulate than to have street walkers. In conclusion I believe that Mayol* Hardie has carefully studied this matter and has used the best of judgment in dealing with same. He invites us to the off'ce to talk it over if any solution \v offered he will do what he can, no mayor eouWl be more reasonable than to ask the people that he has been elected by to offer any solution governing the welfare of the city, but I bel'eve we should have an in-j crease in the police force. Thanking you. Mr. Editor, for this valuable space, and wishing you all a bright, happy and prosperous new year, I remain, Yours staceroly, W. H. HARDING. 1417 3rd Ave. N. varies with the direction and distance the main is bounding. But who wouldn't take a chance with a submarine for the pleasure of spending a day aboard ship with Irene Castle? That's what the editor,said as 1 ^ (r-"o'i rather covetously at my invitation with the I-dare-you-to-decline-.1. .uwu .a Kis eyes, and I-well, 1 had no intention of declining. The good ship Vestrls sailing be- THE AJESTJf TONIGHT V AND TWICE SATURDAY Matinee 2.30, Night'8.30 Q Here Now After 200 Crowded Nights on Broadway 6 ? ? ? ? ? EXPERT ADVISOR Toronto, Jan. 18.-An Otta-special to the Star says: "A. E. 'Warren, assistant to the general manager of the Canadian Northern railway at Winnipeg, will assist the government in the capacity of expert adviser on railway operation during the existing critical railway si�'ua-tf|btt in the Dominion. He has been loaned to the government for that purpose. 7'he report to the effect that Mr. Warren had been appointed director or all Canadian1 railways with the exception �� the C. P. R, is denied." -; -:) A i�: MP ANY OPENING MONDAY NIGHT The Powerful Four Act Comedy-Drama 1 "The Lure AT THE ORFMEf JM Nearly every animal descended from the creatures Noah took into the ark has been used in motion pictures at one time and another, but it remained for Director Irvin Willat of the Triangle Culver City studio to enlist the services of a live snail. Willat claims the distinction of. being the first to endow a snail with histrionic talents. How well the director succeeded may be seen in the Triangle production "In Slumberland," which presents Thelma Salter as the star of one of the most unusual screen plays ever filmed. This is at the Orpheum today. With the Original New York Cast Supporting REA MARTIN PRICES" Nights .... $1,50, $1.00, 75c, 50c Sat. Mat.........$1.00, 75c, 50c All Reserved By GEO. BROADHURST Vaudeville Specialties Between Acts PEOPLE'S POPULAR PRICES 75c, 50c, 25c THELMA SALTER in SLUMBIRLAND 99 TONIGHT AND TOMORROW PATHE PRESENTS i 8PECIAL COMEDIES FOR THE * CHILDREN TOMORROW 8 A Triangle. Also Good Comedy a� Universal Weekly. ore any .en ted sucli oe at* Mrs. Vernon Cas Sylvia of the Secret Ser sBcmbly I adver* "Not 8ftr 0466 ;