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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'M^NtlA^,..?AMUARY/28, 1918 X'AK LETHBniPGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE i1 mmm w PRKIOHT OURwa, Jtthi 28.-Tho Canadian members of tho International tlaher-lea commission, .which has been In conference at Waaltlngton since January 15 rcturnetl to the capital yeStor-rtny. X Although tho work -of' the com-inlaslon is as yet not far'enough afl-vancert to allow maklni? any. dplWIto announcomonts as to -the arrangements which will bo arrlVeds at between the CinatUan ant! Amerlran rep wsrnlfttlvos'over tho points unrlor. tUs cuBslon, It was statel by one of the ilolftisatea this morning th?t the Wash Ington conference was very satlstact ory. The members of .the copfei'encp, It Is said, realize that Canada and the ITntipd States are now jit war and therefore have alms aUln; They agreed that this was tho vital moment lor smoothing away difficulties .which havo been for many years a source of irritation' to tho people of the two countries, and that the basic thought of the deleBatca, esjicctally In view of tho food oMbIb, should be a supply of the l!iTg68t amount of Ilsh obtainable on both.cosstb. Protection of Salmon A large number of sessions wore held at. Washington and'among the ciuestlons discusiefl w6re tho protection of salmon In the Fraaer river, tho protection of Halibut on the Pacific coast, the lobster fisheries of the Atlantld and the adoption of equitable rules gDvorning the use of Canadian and' American ports by fishing vessels of both countries. The possible :.::i.FiiiinLosi� TRAFFid ABANDONED New York, Jan. 28.-Freight traffic throughout a largo aoc-lion of tho eastern status was practically abandonol today on account of blizzard conditions, accorditig to reports received by H. A. Smith, eaatern director of railroads, � 4 � 4>  � � CfliUliPlNBEEF SUGAR and-WHEAT Calgary,' Jan. 2S.~Th?re will have to bo a roductlon of ^0 per cent, tn banon and sugar, a greater than 25 per cent, reduction In beet and wheat If Canada Is to play her part In food conservation to the maximum of sacrifice and effort, according to W, O. Rook,* Interwievod by the Canadian Press Limited here today. Mr. mjBOlTOM Paris, Jan. ZS.-Forty llvts wera lost through tha slnfclna of tfia French transport Drome and the travyler Kerblhan. which atru�k mines, January $3, within sight of Marssilles. The Drome first eame into contact with a mine and the Kerblhan shortly afttrwarda atruck one near the same place. Aviators later discovered other minis in '.his region, which immediately was swept in an endeavor to clear them away. newflIrT cheaper than OlO REPORTED jOOVERNMENT WILI. RBPIAt DECiSlbN Montreal, Jan. 27.-Lo Canada yeiterdty published a special dlipatcli from Ottawa to the effect that the governnient will repeal the decision of the railway commission, allowing a 15 per cent.i Increase In freight rates, because of the objections voiced by Manitoba and Saskatchewan. HALIFAX OUSTED Commander Wyatt Susperseded By Lieut.*Commandcr Barber TUESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Sunlight 8eap. Regular 3 for ZSe. Tuesday, 4 for...................... Washing Soda. Regular 5c lb. Tuesday, 0 lbs...................... Royal Crown Toilet Soap. Regular 5 for SSc. Tuesday, 6 for ...................... Gold Dust Washing Powder. Regular 30e. Tuesday, 2 for ..................... Gold Soap. Regular 3 for 25c. . Tuesday, 4 for......................... CijQ 25c 25c 25c SSc Spanish Onlona. Regular 10c lb. Tuesday, 3 lbs....................... Nabob Baking PowUor, 16 oz. Regular 23c. Tuesday ............................. 4 lbs. Blacl. s� industry, and the flailing of pike- '"^S'',"J^*" Increased perch In Lake Champlain were other L'JlV*'"''" concerted subjects under consideration. On Jan-1"',"";.. _ ^ uary 22 the delegates were received I, ., �''""?'=t(on he calls atten-by President Wilson at tho White *� producers of pork and the House. The United States representatives tit the conference were Hon. W; M. Redfleld.' secretary of commerce; Bdwln F. Sweet, assistant sec-rotai'y of commerce and Dr. Hugh M. Smith, cbmmlsbioner of fisheries. production, where the price can be compliance w'.th tho regulations established by Ia,w without Interfer-' food controller, and will be on the cn-e with other commodities or their local market tomorrow mnrnlng at a prices. He suggests that ' the com- Prioe of 50 cents leas per barrel thoc mencement of the regime of fl:tod the first grade patents. These were prices be made hv the establishment selling tn carload lots at fix per bar-of stationary figures on, say, fifty �"el. commodities, but he also calls atten- The new flour la listed at $10.50 per tion to the seriousness of the problem barrel in carload lots with an addit-and the wide divergence ot views rea- lonal 10 cents per barrel on ton lots peoting It. He declares that fixed, and 20 cents on smaller lots, prices, should they be made, would go the "mad monk" who ho'pBd put Ras-Iputin out ot the way; and tho Czar and Czarina are seen ns they actually carried on their murderous plotting.i. This sensational film production comes to the Empress theatre tonight tomorrow and Wednesday. The show will run cohtlnuoUBly from 2 p.m. till 11 p.m; No stops In the afternoons. AT STARLAND Una N'Xon Hopkins, Interior decorator of one ot the largest Paramount studios had a unique and excellent compl'.ment paid her the other day. The "location man" from the studio called at a beautiful suburban homo for permission to use the grounds for George Beban's Paramount Picture, "Lost In Transit" which Is showing at the Storland. v The lady of the house sa!d: "I will bo only too glad to let you use the DENYTHEATRES WHt BE CLOSED producers of fruits, saying that these two producers will go In for all pro-' duftlon .possible If they are assured that when they produced on a wide scale they can get a price for their product which will make the effort show a profit. "Some may complain," said Mr. Rook, "that the agriculturist and tho other producer Is making too much money, but 1 think that the producer is entitled to a profit and I do not think his profit is dertlmental.' The 'farmer is having hia inning now and so far as I can see, he 1� entitled to it" GREAT FEAT OF R Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 28.-^Important re-sivlts are likely to follow the confer-; once between tho Dominion war cabl Winnipeg, Jan. 28.-How two offlcera of Lord Stratheona's Horse, Lieut. May and Lieut. Rutherford, single handed captured 76 Germans and two machine gur.a la told in a letter reaching Winnipeg from a member of B. squadron of that cavalry regiment. Both were decorated for their font. Winnipeg, Jajf. 28.-Tho Free Press Ottawa correspondent? says: "While thg.general question ot fuel conservation in Canada is under consideration by the'fuel'controller,* a number of suggestions have been submitted, tho report that the government has decided to order the closing down of all theatres'and. places .of. amusement for net �nd rop'rese;ita lives of labor or-three days'eaCh week Is denied by As- ganfiatlons which will be resumed to-slstant Fuel Controller Peterson to- morrow with Hon. J>f. W, Rowell chair-day, Mr. -i;eterson declares that no. man of the }i(ar cabinet, p^'esidln'g.^ action of the sort has yet been dec'.d-i .In goverinmcnt circles a. feeding ot' � uym ed upon. Fuel Controller Magrath is optimism prevails as to the success ot g at present In Washington and It Is not the deliberations with labor. Ministers poss:ble that-'any announcement as to say .that at.the first conference, .the his dbclslon, on the matter of conser- labor nicp left no robra tor doubt as to vation methods will be made until his their datermlnatlon aqd desire to give return," , ' ,  i their support to the war alms of the Taking |t Seriously I government. The resumed cpptorence Wliinipea,-( Jan. 28.-Preliminary may last for two or three days. . No warning that all theatres.in Canada nftic.'al statement has ever been made will be ordered to close for three by the government as to the recom-dnys a w^ok, in the Interests of fuel mendatjons left with the war cabinet oon'iervatlon, Is said to have been at the conclusion of the first c'onfer-glven to theatre managers in several enqe, but It Is known that among other western towns hy an official of tho things they asked for. the establlsh- 4 CHAMPION MAN DEAD Vancouver, B. C, Jan. 27.- William Henry Anderson, retired farmer, born In Nova Scotia 67 years ago who came from Champion, Alberta to Vancouver to live last November, died here suddenly Saturday evening. Martin, said there were no originals on file of tho letters allowed to have been written by Commander Wyatt to Captain Martin. Charlps McGannon, stenographer for Coromsndor Wyatt said he never saw the'letters. jllte to have-your Interior decorator, Commander Wyatt has been super- whoso sets I have so often admired seded. In yout" pictures, come over to look It had been announced In orders'nt my house to see if the rooms are today (that L'eut. Commander Russell; prnf�>-iv decorated." of Paul Kester. Doth productions will bo staged sumptuously, and In each case Mr. Brown will be supported by his large and capable company. "THE ISLE 0' DREAMS"  "Tho 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 mail-; neo and evening, Feb. 1 and 2, Is a', gentle story of tender human interest. It is an Irish comedy-drama Hiat is sparkling with wit and sweet pathos, the kind that while It makes you laugh, creates at the same time a ten-der feeling and sends you away from the theatre a better man or woman from having seen It. As a part ot the i beautiful island oft the coast of Ireland where there is much romance, laughter and sons with a pervadln-j symp.-ithy that makes one see the heart beat beneath all tho activities of the simple Island folks. It is the United Producing company's most ambitious effort. MAJESTIC TWO NIGHTS COMMENCiNa Next FRIDAY, play, are several charming ballads by ] p |^ ^J^^^j^^^ Chauncey Olcott and Ernest Ball audi as "Mother Machree," "When Irish grounds^ air you .desire, but 1 would ^yea are Smiling," which were written ^^^^^j^jj^ reflects life on a Adolnh' Barber, R. N. R., has been appointed chief examining officer in the place ot Commander Wyatt. NEW APPOINTMENT This Is probably the first time an Interior deCorntor at a motion p.'cture studio has attracted so much atten-_ tion that she Is sought for to decorate private � homes. -- George Beban, noted Italian Imper- Toronto, Jan. 2S.-Capta'n Tom sonator, who has recently been seen Flanagan has been appointed chief In-; In "The Marcelllnl Millions," "A Road specter of Dominion police tor military district No. 2. Captain Flanagan side Impresario" and "The Cook of Canyon Camp," in "Lost In Transit," will have entire charge ot the ap- as usual plays the part of an Italian. polntraent of the staff over which he will preside. FALLOFMRQINOFFS ATEMPRESSTOIHT fuel controller. While no confirmation of the report is forthcoming from gov-prnmcnt quarters, theatre men are taking It seriously. A Free Press special from Toronto says that a delegation of theatre owners from that city already has started for Otti'iwn to put their case, before tlie, , War council ('.gainst the clowns of places ot amusement. ^----_ ment of a system of government employment bureaus, a pfopoaal that also received the support of-the'representatives of ngriculture.  CONFESeE.5 Chicago, ^Jan. 28,-Linda Jote. a Voungstown, Ohio, glrl.varrested horo two weelcs.ago while carrying a grip containing 42 sticks of'dynamite, ex-prcasod, a desire to cotif?s8.when arraigned today. Tho court room was cleared of everyone with the ejccejk tion of government agents while she told her story. PLEADS JUSTIFICATION MAJESTIC TONIGHT The film production, "Tho Fall ot the Romanoffs," which exposes the innermost actions of the two characters,, the German Kaiser and the Russian' Oiar, and those of the Immediate court.'ls a historical story ot the most Interesting type. Rasputin, the drunken sled driver, who ruled Russia; lUlodor,, the delightful romance from the pen Mr, Beban has done much for the up lift ot the screen in his popular, clean-cut dramatization* ot little romances ot real life-^mostly Italian life. At THE MAJESTIC Albert Brown, Canada's most distinguished actor, opens his Lotlibridgo engagement at the Majestic theatre tonight with his tfomendously successful war play "The White Feather." There has - been a brisk demand tor seats for Mr. Brown's engagement here, for theatre-goers 'who "know", know that the name of Albert Brown Is ^synonymous with the very best In theatrical offerings. Tomorrow night, (Tuesday) Mr. Brown will present his new play "The Love of a King," TONIGHT-TOMORROW-WEO; PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENT GEORGE 3EBAN star of 'An Alien" and Many Other Successee In  *Lost In Transit' SPECIAL MATINEE SATURDAY THE UNITED PRODUCING CO. (Producers of "The Brat") PRESENT AN , ' . (ALSO "An Internationfil Sneak" Two Reel Paramount-Sennett Comedy ELAuOPATE C?EVI\AL1 QreatesL'OMCoeaa iQOMANTlp IP�H ^TH----- OUOOTT Prices $1.50, $1.00,7Sc, SOc SEATS ON- SALE WEDNESDAY AT THEATRE. TORY IN AL9ERNI Calgary, Jan. 28.-R. B. Bennett's ci- - Inal libel, case against D. Alger Washington Jan,, 28-The supreme Bailey, ed"tor ot "Fair ' Play" was court by declining'to grant a re-hear- postponed till Tuesday, Bailey pleas tng of their oases ordering tho man-, justification, date issues at once, today refused to delay further the carrying out of the eentcnces of Emma . Goldman and Alexander Berkman, convicted In Now Vancouver, J?in, 2,-According to' York of conspiring to violate the draft figures received here today from miss-law. The court susitalnod their convlc- ing polls, Richard Wallls, Con'-erva-tlon on .Tnnunry 14. tlve was elected < to , the leg slature | Miss. Goldmnn and Berkman wore for Albernl at last Thursday's byeoloc- BontonRcrt to two yours and fines of t'on by a majority ot 12. A recount $10,000-each, i." la expected. - ;|,u,l ;Af"''THB'EMPRE88 TONIOHT ^ 'I^'^Wm 8607 32 C./B 444331 ;