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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY GILLETTS LrmmdDoe DAILY HERALD HA NO tttUJ only eettene water but doublet MM Ing newer of MHl rrieftM everything eenKery jtimM BRITAIN FREE IN FISCALITORS to Denounce all Commer cial Treaties Regarding Favored ONE NOT HELD May An drew Bonar chancellor of the made an Important an nonneement in the house of commons the Times when in re ply to a question by Sir Edward Car son he said the British government in tended to adopt a policy similar to that of the Frenchxgovernment In denounc ing all commercial conventions con taining a general clause regarding mostfavored v Such a atopthe Times will leave Great Britain free in matters of fiscal Up to this time the Un ited Kingdom has been by com mercial treatieswith allied and neu tral countries guaranteeing reciprocal most favored nation treatment in fiscal Commercial treaties with enemy countries were terminated by the So long as commercial treaties re mained in the Times it was impossible for tho United King dom to give specially favorable treat ment to her Dominions or her allies in customs duties on imports or to dif ferentiate between countries to which are exported goods of the United These commercial treaties are now to bo This de it is does not mean necessarily that there will be any rad ical change in thefiscal policy of Great Britain but makes such a change TREATY ON DRAFTS May Revised drafts of the proposed treaties be tween the United States and Great Britain and Canada for reciprocal op eration of the selective draft are expected Secretary of State Lansing today told tho tcnate foreign relations But PostponedStrike Till They Fought a Big Fire Is without a fire department this morn ing The firemen struck early today in sympathy With the city electricians and the water works whose strike was Renewed at mid night when city by a vote of to decided not to concede the demands of the and tele graphed to the department of labor asking for a board of Huge Fire May the hour the firemens a big fire was raging in the heart of Winnipegs business The firemen engagodxin fighting the fire postponed the strike until the fire was under control an hour A five story building on Main immediately south df Portage accilpled by Richardson Bishop and other stationery was gut ted by firu early The fire raged Jor four hours in a high wind and was confined difficulty to the one which is owned by the Canada Life Insurance TmV total loss is estimated at about nearly all coverecf by insur May Hobert Bor replying to the eastern farmers delegation said You have given us your view of Is desirable In the national in 1 do not understand that the farmers whom 1 see before me here today or any other in the country desire to bo regarded as a class to whom special consideration should be given as individuals apart from the national That ia not the spirit in which you approached the s You have spoken of what y members of the government last utumn when people of this coun were called upon to eleot a I want to tell you that lat was spoken in the national In orest as we understood it that And I want to toll you also that list was passed on Kpril vo tho national interest as ve understood it at that We did not doubt came a from tha The Great Sir Robert Borrten continued Do Women Its Cheap Use Lemon Juice and Make Lotion To keep your skin complexion naturally white and clear it all times must use a lotion or cream every But choose the one that Is best and costs the v Tho juice of two fresh lemons strained into a bottle containing three ouncdja of orchard white makes whole quarter pint of the mostvre v markablo beauty lotion at about the cost one must pay for a small jar of the ordinary cold Care should be taken to strain the juice through a fine cloth so no lemon pulp we no fledge and covenant with them appreciated Ihc farmers hut The government splendid loyalty oi Ihey had not been called upon to con tribute any mBre heavily than any other class in the He then quoted ffgurns to show how he various classes of Canadians had en saying that a total of farmers and hud gone to the by xempted al It was Carpn farmers b If the government should do coHld they say to ship builders and miners and oilier men en tn Just an essential occupa Events HHglii arise by which the would feel justified in putting every man in the audience of military age muter Suppos ing the Germans should land In Que bec and start throwlffk shells into Carons1 ancestral it would up to all Canadians to get under The said Sir Rob was giving the most serious con sideration to the closing of nonesaen tial industries WEDNESDAY GROCERY SPECIALS Onion Reflblar 30o per 2 fins 8anl Regular 25c per tin Wednesday Rtgular 20c per 2 Finest A Blackwells White Onion Regular 65c Wednesday Napiha Regular 3 bars 7 bars Deliveries Every Hour 50c 21c 35c 50c 50c Bull Dog Ammonia Regular 2 3 Cooking Regular 4 6 Creamery 1 Regular 66c Wednesday per Ontario Regular 36c 2 bottles Dysons White or Malt Regular 30c Wednesday 25c 25c 60c 63c 25c Phone 313 DISASTROUS FIRE gets then ihis lotion will keep fresh for Every woman knows that lemon juice is used and remove auoh blemishes as and and is the ideal skin amoothener and beauti Just try this lotion Makeup a quarter pint of this sweetly fragrant cream and massage it into the arms and It should natur ally help to and bring out Jiidden roses and beauty Of any Your druggist w411 sell thfee ounces of orchard white at little and any grocer will supply the Lindsay chief inspector of the Dominion polic of who took over his duties on Saturday wishes the a tentlon of the public drawn to a cou pie of matters concerning which er roneous i impressions seem to provai Undsay spoke first of the fac that the current at pres that the Dominion police are paid for arresting defaulters is entirely without No Dominion such as the the Do minion police or the Military police are allowed to claimor accept re wards of any kind Must Carry Identification Papers Another matter which should be clearly understood is the fact that all men who appear to bo within Class I but who are to their being to their1 being under br over the required or to their being other than a British must carry On their at all papers establishing tlioir Tho work tit the Dominion police will be greatly thereby and the men themselves will be saved much trouble Check All Travelers A system of train blocking is shortly to be whereby all travel ers will be checked and it is there fore particularly desirous that all men be able to produce necessary pa pers when realize that on March a battle I He referred to the order in council egun beyond the seas in which your forbidding idleness and the now rog riends and relatives no doubt par gtration as steps in the proper orgun iclpated that that intermit1 Ization of industry throughout the ent from d8y to Is still going I Unskilled he hat it may not emi for months Was of little value on the Hut hat there are those among he thought that labor from the cities iome of the highest who towns might be of some assist jelieve that it will be decisive of tho Lou9 shouts of disapproval ssues of thtf Do you realize from the audience and cries of No something more Do you realize greetefl this statement by the prem that if that lino whether in But Sir R6berl insisted that what the sector that the Canadians ue He then read a and they will never go back from it telegram from the United Farmers of if their flanks are held if it Alberta which that the organ oreaks in the sector which the Canaj jzatlon realized the government dians hold or in any other tho would have not passed the order in production which you can effect In councll calling up the young men had this province or In any other pro tnc situation not been extremely vlnce in Canada may nSt be much The Alberta farmers endorsed avail for the allied I know jne action of the Sii that of which I am speaking when I Robert asked the fanners present to tell you that if the channel ports jCObperate with the government to should be reached through the up jts The situation was ing ot that line it would to say a Difficult one and every Canadian the problematical whether any muKt try to do his No mattei of that production of which yoiv speak wnat hardships we were called upon could be made of service to the al lo they were nothing to what lied nations overseas or to our men tjie men overseas were who arc holding that I regard I one otjthe delegates in the audience it as the supreme duty of the gov whether special consideration ornment to see to it that these fwouij oe given to the many cases of some of whom have been fighting for hardship which had been three arc sustained by such by the drafting of the young reinforcements as will enable to hold the 1 conceive it to be gjrRobert replied that the case our first A Solemn I am not more produc would be given He said there were lots of hard Only uuuusons had been killed at the Sir llobert God There could be no harderjcase than knows we need all of but we need men to hold You speak After the premiens speech which solemn covenants and Do lasted until nearly two a May which raged for more than three hours today in the little fishing town of at the mouth of theFras er river destroyed throe can between fifteen and twenty residences and large number of shacks inhabited by Chin ese and Japanese The tiro was brought under control at noon just in time to suvo the big plant of the Columbia Cold Storage Vancouver and Point Grey firemen and apparatus assisting in fighting the The fire started at in a shack behind the Star and there is one report that Chinese op ium smokers wore It spread rapidly and swept down tho south side of Moncton Street for al most half a mile and devastated a considerable part of thn includ ing the Light House and Stev enson Canneries with their valuable plants whjch were being made ready for the A large quantity of canned salmon was de to the extent of ac cording to NOT REFER TO IT friends made In previous appearances in combin ation if artistry that lias been tested to the enteriHinnient of multitudes in several recent Also Am thn clover Keystonecomedian in n screamy comedy of two AT STARLAND Reachill for tho Douglas Fairbanks latest production for Art now at was written by Anita and John ex pressly for Iho noted who fairly revels In the part of a youth occupying a humble position in a but ton factory until be he was the missing heir to a European Artcraft lias been lavish with this which is crammed full of humorous situations and thrilling in The adventures of Alexis are ex tremely and Fairbanks is af forded ample opportunity of displaying the extraordinary athletic skill for he is Alexis learns that the royal road is a rocky Me is beset at every turn by assassins who constantly hatch plots against Terrific encounters take place and he escapes with his life only by virtue of hispbysical While abounding in humorous sit the play is philosophical in Us analyzing the psychology of and discussing in an able manner the serious question of whac constitutes i Fairbanks is supported by a notabli including Frank Bil ecu Percy and Eugene AT THE The Daughter of the Gods will appear at tho Empress three dayc starting Seven photograpr ers took this great Mhey feet of you the loving public only feet of In other more than times thn of picture you see Was actual y The one of the best eaturos ever Is the feature at lie Empress you imagine for one moment we have not a solemn covenant and pledge to those some of whom have been in the trenches for three years Have committee of five delegates was form ed to submit an address to the houso of commons this afternoon embody ing the attitude of the FIGHTING IN Bt A STATE OF SIEGE STREETS May began last night in tn the centre of the city between Bolshevik troops and The soviet troops surrounded the anarchists headquarters over which a black flag was flying and fired on the During the exhibition of The Kai the Beast of a photoplay showing German at Daven an impersonation of the Kaiser was thrown on tho The audience Suddenly a man leaped up from tho centre of the house and If I cant get you over there Ill get you With that he pulled a revolver f from his hip pocket and fired two the The bullets pierced the Kaisers left TUB screen was Tho man wat not The Kaisef comes to tho Empress NEW HONORS May Poincnre yesterday visited the battle isont and bestowed the red fourragere on two French regiments which had gained their sixth citation in the recent Heretofore the foreign legation has been the only unit which lias won the distinctive or legion of honor colored aiguellettes by earning six SPEEDY HAR VESTING WITH ONE MAN ONLY USE THE MOLINE UNIVERSAL T R T O R B E CAUSE THE MAN WHO RUNS THE BINDER D Rl V THE BOLSHEVIKI ARE May state of sefg has been deihaed at a sub urb of aml troops there have beensent an Exchange Telegraph despatch from Amsterdam Otto hundred and fifty women are said to have been arrested on account demon The burgomaster has re The foment is extending through according to tho Service and Satisfaction in Automobile Repairing and Having the is placing HI ahead in the garage We employ only first class years ot exper ience on all makes of who with our guarantee of satisfaction assure you of perfect Drop in and look over our stock of before the mice Duulop and Mar in all both fabrics and cords our complete Hue of STANDARD GARAGE VELIE DISTRIBUTORS FOR THIRD May troops have penetrated more than 150 nilles south into Mongolia from the Siberian border below says a despatch filed 11 by tho Daily Mails respondent at Tien The Mon golians wore unable to resist tho Bolshevik who confiscated goods be longing to wealthy Chinese Prince May has reached the provincial police that John James a farmer residing north of Prince had commit ted suicide by shooting himself through the head with a He wna 50 years had been ill and brooded over business af He came to the district fifteen years ago from Portage Ln Prairie district in PROCLAIMS May casla has proclaimed its independ its decision to assume the in dependent state has been communicat ed to the Central Powers and the neu IMPORTANT May Geu eral Hugh whose recent resignation as chief of the air staff because of a dls 4 agreement with Baron Hotlyer then secretary ot state fr tor the air caused the latter to be severely has accepted the command of a very important part of the British air forces in Announcement to this effect was made in the house of com mons today by Chancellor An drew Uoaar May of the Associated vigorous newspaper campaign is mogressing in Austria with the object of impressing on the nonGerman population of that country tho absolute necessity of link ing tlie destiny of AustriaHungary with that of Even indeupndent papers like the arc pointing out with much vigor that however much Austrlaps may feel inclined to resent manifestations of German arrogance and this i not the time to resent this which ispart ot the north Ger man It would bo more to the says the to that without German back ing there is but a poor prospect of AustriaHungary cutting any import ant figure at the coming peace confer ence The Zeit points out with an air of resignation that the safno holds good with regard Austrias future economic Tue monarchy has been so heavily hit and its resources too fur exhausted for of imlepen dent economic action apart from Ger The Vienna Tageblattin in an article the same line says Donot let us deceive ourselves This tone of what Austria is to Oer many is heard in many There arevast bod its of our population who still fall to see any value iu our al fiance with Whatever people may say or think AustriaHungarys future is fey the side of This canno be avoided no matter UQW much hatrec we no matter how we give utterance to wr May following statement has been received by the Canadian government from the Bri tish government to be published p as official news War Office Summary A correc tion should be made in the weekly circular telegram dated May sum marizing operations to May the text of which reads Entente so confident riven choiceof small immediate American army for defense or waiting till re inforcement by self supporting have chosen lat Owing to an error in compila tion it was not made clear that this related to tne period when America first joined the war and had no rela tion to present arrangement whereby the American army is being brigaded with the Kntente BEER RATION FOR NEW YORK CITY New May that this city may be put on n beer rat ion is contained in notices posted to day in saloons by retail liquor dealers The announce ments say that the government re quires a 30 per cent reduction in beer production and that unless saloon owners adopt drastic measures to re duce brewers will be forced to limit their At the Theatres AT THE ORPHEUM Day at tho Orpheum heatre will bring Monroe Salisbury and Ruth Clifford as the tars of Hungry Kyes to delight the KNOX CHURCH TO Lillian Dillingham ENGLAND THE BRILLIANT YORKSHIRE IN WAR STORIES FOUR TIMES IN FRANCE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE CONCERTS AT FRONT Admission 50c TONIGHT ANP TOMORROW ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS in Reaching For The Moon EMPRESS TOMORROW THE CONQUEROR William Fox Presents WILLIAM FARNUM in this stupendous dramatization of an actual The fire and ardor of our forefathers is re flected on the blood which made a This magnificent nhotodrania was made by from the story of Henry Christeen director and author of The Honor N TOMORROW In Another TwoReel Scream A OneNight Stud FACTS ABOUT THE PICTURE A Daughter of the Gods The bacjker with courage enough to spend on a single motion The star of the greatest mo tion picture spectacle ever seen the worlds greatest woman swim Picture was made on an island Kort In This ancient long ills was a swamp which was cleared by saaHwy and a concrete and Bttcl city built upon Every adjunct oil a municipal itv was Jrucluding lios THIS FEATUBE WILL BE SHOWN AT THE EMPRESS STARTING THURSDAY THIS Jg 0 Rl TONIGHT Qc and 20c RUTH CLIFFORP AND MONROE SALISBURY IN Hungry a Thrilling and cf Out Out tf ;