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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'MOVOAY. JANUARY 28, 1018 THE LFTHBRIOGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE ? ? v C *   * FREIGHT TRAFFIC ABANDONED New Yorlc, Jan. 28.TFreight traffic throughout a largo sec-liou of the eastern stuteis was practically ahaudonoJ today on account of blizzard conditions, according to reports received by II. A. Sin!!h, eastern director of railroads  ! > ? * *? * * * * * * Ottnwa, Jan. 28.-Tho Canadian /Member* of (ho J�i emotional fisheries commission, .which hns been in conference at Washington since Jan-nary 15 returned to the capital yestcr-J day. Although tho work of4the eom-j mission in tin yo.t not far enough ad vanned to allow making any definite announcements as to tho arrangements which will bo arrived at between the Canadian and American rep-rtst-n uifvca over the points un:ler dls-cutt'-ion, it was stated by one of the delegates this morning tint the Wash ington conference was very satisfactory, 'the members of tho conference, it la said, realize that Canada and the "United States are now at war and Calgary, Jan. 28.-There will have to he a reduction of 50 per cent, in ther fore have aims akin. They agreed b , greater than 25 per that this was tho vital moment for* smoothing away difficulties .which have been for many years a source of irritation to the people of the two countries, and that the basic thought of the delegates, especially in view of tho food crisis, should he a supply of the largest amount of fish obtainable on both coasts. Protection of Salmon A largo number of sessions were Paris, Jan. 28.-Forty lives were lost through the sinking of the French transport Drome and the trawler Kerbihan, which struck mines, January 23, within sight of Marseilles. The Drome first came into contact with a mine and the Kerbihan shortly afterwards struck one near the same place. Aviators later discovered other mln^s in '.his region, which immediately was swept in an endeavor to clear them away. cent, reduction in beef and wheat If Canada is to play her part in food conservation to the maximum of sacrifice and effort, according to W. G. Hook. * Interwieved by the Canadian Tress Limited here today. j Mr. Hook favors the establishment of fixed prices on all commodities of production, where the price can be established by Iaav without interference with other commodities or their REPORTED GOVERNMENT WILL REPEAL DECISION Montreal Jan. 27.-Le Canada yesterday published a special dispatch from Ottawa to the effect that the government will repeal the decision of the railway cotnmlsBlon, allowing a 15 per cent, increase in freight rates, because of the objections voiced by Manitoba and Saskatchewan. ? ? ? ? ? ? TUESDAY GROCE SPECIALS t V V COMMANDER AI 8unllght Soap. Regular 3 for 23c, Tuesday, 4 for.......................... Washing Soda* Regular 5c lb. Tuesday, 6 lbs.......................... Royal Crown Toilet Soap. Regular 5 for 25c. Tuesday, 6 for ......................... Gold Dust Washing Powder. Regular 30c. Tuesday, 2 for Gold Soap. Regular Tuesday, 4 for 3 for 25c. 25c 25c 25c 55c 25c Spanish Onions. Regular 10c lb. Tuesday, 3 lbs................. Nabob Baking Powder, 16 oz. Regular 20c, Tuesday ............................ 4 lbs. Black Currant Jam. Regular 70c. Tuesday ....................... 12 a*. Pkg. Currants. Tuesday, 3 for ......................, Good Health Food. Regular 15c. Tuesday ,............................ 25c 15c 49c 25c 10c Deliveries Every Hour (jhdudson's Baa He (icc!ares that fixed vessels of both countries, rhepossibe, JceS( BhQuW they |>e mflde wouW g0 passage of rues relating to the whale {urtner t0W!ir(i tne goaI ot increased industry, and the fishing of p Ice- pro,luctlon than ftU otner concerted perch In Lake Champlain were other B�Cort subjects under consideration. On Jan-1 ln *th,g conneRtJon he calls atten. uary 22 the delegates were received ' Uon iQ the producors ot pork and the by President Wilson at the White House, The United States representatives at tho conference were Hon, W. M. Hedfield secretary of commerce; Edwin F. Sweet, assistant secretary of commerce and Dr. Hugh M. Smith, commissioner of fisheries. WILL BE CL producers of fruits, saying that these two producers will go in for all production possible If they are assured th?t when they produced on a wide scale they can get a price for their product which will mako the effort show a profit. "Some miy complain," said Mr. Rook, "that the agriculturist and the other producer is making too much I money, but I think that the producer is entitled to a profit and I do not think his profit is derthnental. The farmer is having his inning now and as I can see, he ig entitled to food controller. and will be on the local market tomorrow nv-rnlng at a price of GO cents less per barrel thar the first, grade patents. These were selling in carload lots at $11 per barrel. The new flour is listed at $10.50 per barrel in carload lots with an additional 10 cents per barrel on ton lots and 20 cents on smaller lots. GREAT FEAT 0F~ Richard Price, secretary to Captain Martin, said there were no originals on file of the letters alleged to have been written by Commander Wyatt to Captain Martin. Charles McGannon, stenographer for Commander Wyatt said he never saw the letters. Commander Wyatt has been superseded. It had been announced in orders today i that L'eut. Commander Russell pro^^jv decorated." the "mad monk" who hoped put Rasputin out of the way; and the Czar and Czarina are seen as they actually carried on their murderous plotting*. This sensational film production comes to the Empress theatre tonight tomorrow and Wednesday. The show will run continuously from p.m. till 11 p.m. No stops in the afternoons. AT STARLAND Una N'xon Hopkins, interior decorator of one of the largest Paramount studios had a unique and excellent compliment paid her the other day. The "location man" from the studio called at a beautiful suburban home for permission to use the grounds for George Beban's Paramount Picture, "Lost in Transit" which is showing at the Sturland. The lady of the house sa:d: *'I will be only too glad to let you use the grounds all you desire, but I would like to have your interior decorator, whoso sets I have so often admired in your pictures, come over to look at my house to see if the rooms are of Paul Kester. Both productions will be staged sumplunuHly, and in each case Mr. Drown will be supported by his large anu capable company. the coast of Ire-much romance, "THE ISLE O' DREAMS*' \ "The Isle O* Dreams," a play, not a motion picture, which with Julius Ve- j lie, late star of "Freckles," and a big company is coming to the Majestic theatre on Friday and Saturday mati- '. nee and evening. Feb. 1 and U, is a gentle story of tender human Interest. It is an Irish comedy-drama that is 1 sparkling with wit and sweet pathos, tho kind that while it makes you laugh, creates at the same time a ten- i. der feeling and sends you away from the theatre a better man or woman from having seen it. As a part of the play, are several charming ballads by Chaunney Olcott and Ernest Hall such as "Mother Machree/' "When Irish Kyes are Smiling," which were written ; especially for it. It reflects life on a j --^=L^^^=, j heiutiful island otf land where th'-re is laughter and song with a pervading pymp'iuiy thnt m-ikes one see the he'irt beat beneath all the activities of the sdmr�ie jp'and folks. It is the United Producing company's most ambitious effort. MAJ STIC i Winnipeg, officers of Horse, Lieut. so it" far Jan. 28.-How two Lord Strathconn'i May and Lieut. Rutherford, tingle handed captured 75 Germans and two machine gur.t is told in a letter reaching Win* nipeg from a member of B. squadron of that cavalry regiment. Both were decorated for their fent. Adolnh B?rbcr, R. N R., has been ap-| pointed chief examining officer in the place of Commander Wyatt. NEW APPOINTMENT Winnipeg. Jan. 28.-The Free Press Ottawa correspondent says: "While the general question of fuel conservation in Canada is under consideration by the fuel controller,' a number of suggestions have been submitted, the report that the government has decided to order the closing down of all theatres and places of amusement for three days each week is denied by Assistant Fuel Controller Peterson today. Mr. Peterson declares that no action of the sort has yet been decided upon. Fuel Controller MagratU Is at present In Washington and it is not poss'ble that any announcement as to his decision on the matter of conservation methods will be made until his return." Taking It Seriously Winnipeg, * Jan. 28.-Preliminary warning that all theatres in Canada will be ordered to close for three days a week, In the interests of fuel conservation, is said to have been given to theatre managers in several western towns by an official of the fuel controller. While no confirmation of the report is forthcoming from government quarters, theatre men are taking it seriously. A Free Press social from Toronto says that a delegation'of theatre owners from that city already has started for Ottawa to put their case before the war council i gainst the closing of places of amusement. v Ottawa, Out., Jan. 28.-Important results are likely lo follow the conference between the Dominion war cabinet ^nd representatives of labor organizations which will be resumed tomorrow with Hon. ^JT. W. Rowell chairman of the yxa.v cabinet, presiding. In government circles a feeing of optimJsm prevails as to the success of the deliberations with labor. Ministers siy tint at the first conference, the lrbor men left no room for doubt as to their datermination and desire to give their support to the war aims of the government. The resumed conference may last for two or three days. No nffir/al statement has'ever been made by the government as to the recommendations left with the war cabinet at the conclusion* of the first conference, but it is known that among other things they asked for the establishment of a system of government employment bureaus, a proposal that also received the support of the representatives of agriculture. * 4 * * * > * # 4* * * * * CHAMPION MAN DEAD * Toronto, Jan. 2S.-Capta'n Tom Flanagan has been appointed chief inspector of Dominion police for military district No. 2. Captain Flanagan will have entire charge of the appointment of the staff over which he will preside. Vancouver, B. C, Jan. 27.- William Henry Anderson, retired farmer, born in Nova Scotia 67 years ago who came from Champ*on, Alberta to Vancouver to live Inst November, died here suddenly Saturday evening. FALL OF THE ROMANOFFS AT EMPRESS TONIGHT This is probably the first time an interior decorator at a motion picture studio has attracted so much attention that she is sought for to decorate private homes. George Beban, noted Italian impersonator, who has recently been seen in "The Marcellini Millions," "A Roadside Impresario" and "The Cook of Canyon Camp," in "Lost in Transit," as usual plays the part of an Italian. Mr. Eeban has done much for the uplift of the* screen in his popular, clean-cut dramatizations of little romances of real life-mostly Italian life. TWO NIGHTS COMMENCING Next FRIDAY, EBRUARY SPECIAL MATINEE SATURDAY THE UNITED PRODUCING CO. (Producers of "The Brat") PRESENT AN AT THE MAJESTIC Albert Brown, Canada's most distinguished actor, opens his Lothbridgo ; engagement at the Majestic theatre tonight with his tremendously successful war play "The White Feather." There has been a brisk demand for 1 seats for Mr. Brown's engagement here, for theatre goers who "know", know that the name of Albert Brown is vsynonymous with the very best in theatrical offerings. Tomorrow night, (Tuesday) Mr. Brown will present TONIGHT--TOMORROW-WED. PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT GEORG 3EBAN Star of "An Alien" and Many Other Successes In JLiO kLAuODATE DEVIVAL ">eate5t ' _In Transit 9 Romantic Ipism ITU OOHQi Ol-oott ALL The film production, "The Fall of the Romanoffs/' which exposes the innermost actions of the two characters,, the German Kaiser and the Russian Czar, and those of the immediate court, is a historical story of the most Interesting type. Rnsputtn, the drunken 1 his new play "The Love of a King," sled driver, who ruled Russia; Illiodor,. the delightful romance from the pen Two Reel Paramount-Sennett Comedy ALSO "An International Sneak" tl^llltl^ELli: Prices $1.50, $1.00,75c, 50c SEATS ON SALE WEDNESDAY AT THEATRE. MAJESTIC TONIGHT si' RETURN ENGAGEMENT OF CONFESrES Chicago. Jr.n. 28.-Linda Jo*?e. a Youngstown. Ohio, girl, arrested here two weeks ago while carrying a grip containing 42 sticks of dynamite, expressed a desire to confess when arraigned today. The court room was �leared of everyone with the exception of government agents while she told her story. PLEADS JUSTIFICATION at: ,l>1 Washington Jan. 28-The supreme court by declining to grant a re-henr-ing of their cases ordering tho mandate issued at once, today refused to delay further the carrying out of the sentences of Emma , Goldnnn and Alexander Berkman, convicted in New York of conspiring to violate tho draft law. The court sustained their conviction on January 14. Miss. Gold man and Borkman we re sentenced to t.wo yours and fines of $10000 each. Ca'gary. Jan. 28.-R, B. Bennett's cr-'inal libel case against D. Alger Bailey, ed'tor of "Fair Thy" was postponed till Tuesday. Bailey pleas justification. REVIVAL OF THE GPEVT BRITISH WAR OFFICE DRAMA 11 f 1 TORY IN ALBERNI i � H Days, starting Today, Jan'y 9 SHOWING CONTINUOUSLY EACH DAY FROM 2 TO 11 p.m. NO 8TOP8 ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE PRODUCTIONS IN THE WORLD, IN EIGHT PARTS, THE TWO ARCH CONSPIRATORS WHO 8CHEMED TO BRING ABOUT A SEPARATE PEACE j 4 + i -h r �-^ THE RASPUTIN THE SCOUNDREL Vancouver, Jan. 28.-According to figures received here today from missing polls, Richard Wallis, Con erva tive was elected to the leg stature for Alberni at last Thursday's bye-elec-t'on by a majority of 12. A recount is expected. THE TREP/S'-JDOUr. SUCCESS THRIf'O-HUMOR A VITAL PLAY K1 JA 3^ K1 :6i � ^ r- h ^ Sir Ml Si � *i TCMor ^ k:cht (TUESDAY) REQl Trr MR BROWN WIL^ PI.ECENT I - I * ^l^t Be?- .-V." THEL I li0st DIABOLICAL fl0t EVER CONCEIVED BY lilinD OF F.IAN IS FULLY EXPOSED. �si iff '�U HERBERT BPENON'S "tmbFALLw , txeROMAMOFFS with I LI ODOR FORPkEB CONFIBANT mum \ - m 11 ' L ?�1 I'lV it " The Sweetest love Ctory Ever Str-ed. Same G.cnt Co.*Dpany Superb Productions ft' A DRAMA FROM REAL LIFE, THE TELLING OF WHICH HAS STIRRED TO THE DEPTH EVERY NATION ON EARTH. NARRATED FROM THE STORY BY ILLIODOR. RUSSIA'S MAD MONK FORMER CONFIDANT OF RASPUTIN, CONFESSOR TO THE CZAR AND CZARINA, AND WHO PERSONALLY APPEARS IN THIS AMAZING PRODUCTION. Prices 15c and *5c j r J PRICES: SPECIAL MUSIC BY AUGMENTED ORCHESTRA V/ILLIAM II. EMPEROR OF GERMANY  SCOURGE OF HUMANITY, 75c, $1.00, $1.50 AT THE EMPRESS TONIGHT \ � � - i ;