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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 14, 19t8 THR LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERALD PAGE riVB GILLEH'S LYE no equaC cnly aoftflns th* doubts th� power 0* saap, and n^aitM everything aenttary and wholoBome. auaaTrrurm., BRITAIN FREE IN Govt, to Denounce all Commercial Treaties Regarding "Favored Nations*' London, May 3 4.-(lleiiters)- Andrew Botiar Law, cjiancollor of the excliequflr, inudo an importiint iiii-rouncoment In the house of commouK Monilay, tlio Times snyH, when in ro-]ily to tt question by Siv lOdwiirrt Carson he HuliI the Hritish BovcMMimeut intended to adopt IX polley similar to tliat ot the French government in denouncing all commerclul conventions con NENO NO 60 WEDNESDAY GROCERY SPECIALS -BORDEN DEPT.SMB Hut Postponed Strike Till They Fought a Big Fire Winnipeg, May/- 14.-Winnipeg is without a fire department tills morn-Ing. The tiror.ion struclt early today in sympathy with the city flloctrlcliins and the water worlds employees, whose atrlite was jconowod at midnight when the.city council, by a vote of !l to S, (locltled not to coiioode tim demands ot the strikers and tnle-graphod to the department of labor talning a �general clause "rogardlng asking for a hoard of arbitration. most favored nations." Such a stop'the Times declares, will leave Great Britain free in matters of fiscal policy. Up to this time the United Kingdom has been bound by com-morciai treaties' with allied and neutral countries guaranteeing reciprocui "most favored nation" treatment in fiscal mattors. Commerc-iul treaties wlili enomy (�ountiies were terminated by the war. So long ub coniiiierolal trojitles remained in force, the Times adds, it was Impossible for the I'niled Kingdom to give specially favorable treatment to lior dominions or her allies In customs tlutlea on Imports or to dd-fnrentlate between countries to v,'hicli are exported goods of the United liingdom. Those commercial treaties are now to bo denounced. This denunciation, it Is 'said, does not mean ncce.ssarll.v that there will be any radical change In the'fiscal policy ot Great Britain but it makes such a cliango po.sslhle. Huge Fire Rages. Winnipeg, May M.-At Tr'.iO'a. m. J^oday, the hour set.tor the firemen's strike, a big fire was raging in the hearl^ ot Winnipeg's jbusiness section. The firemen engaged,in fighting the tire postponed the strike until the fii-o was under controf an hour later. A five story b\iilding on Main street, immediately .south of I'ortagc avenue, accupied l>y Richardson and Bishop and other stationery firms, was gutted by fire early today. The fire raged Jot four hours In a high wind and was confined with difficulty to the one building, which is owned l)y the Canada Lite In.surance Company. Tii'N total loss is ostlP?atod at about ?18'0,000, uearly all covereif by insurance. TREATY ON DRAFTS AVashlnfrton, May 14. - Unvised drafts of the proposed treaties between the United States and �rcat_ Wrllnln and Canada for reciprocal op- LD CARRY IDENTIFICATION Calgary, Jiay V'-W. P. Lindsay, chief inspector of the Dominion police , , , ot /flberta, who took over his new ration of the nelectivo lirnft -'w;;/';'" duliea on Saturday last, wishes the at-expectod soon, Socrotary of Stale tention of the public drawn to a cou- OUawa, May M.'-fSli' Hubert Jior-Acii, replying to the caslern farmers' delegation said: "You have given us yoin- view of whuL, is desirable In the national In-teresl. i do not iniilerHland that the farmers wliom 1 see before me here today or any oilier farmcr.4 In the itounlry desire to be regarded as a class to whom special consUhJration should be given as IniUviduuls apart from the national interest. That is not Ihe spirit in which you approaciicd the subject. "�S'ou have spoUiMi of wlial was^said by members ot the government last autumn when the people of ihis country were called upon lo elect a new l)arllament. 1 want lo leli you tlinl that was spoken in the national Interest as we understood it at that time. And I want to tel! you also tliat tiful order-in-coiincll was passed on April ''I) in the national Interest as we understood it at that tiuK*" "We did not doubt you," came a voice from the crowd. -The Great Danger. \ s,irte,-atlon to the cl.>sing of non-esson- Sir Kobert Borden continued; "I5o I tia! industries, you realize that on March 21, a battle | He referred to tlie order in council we no pledge ami iiivenant with them?" The government iippreciated Ihe splendid loyalty ol llic farmers but they had not l)ecn (iillid upon to con-trlbule any niffre lii:avlly ilian any other class in llu' Uominion. lli" then quoted figures id :ihow how (he various classes of i\inailians had enlisted, saying tliai tiitul of .'il.riio farmers and ranchers liad gone to the front'. ' It was suBKested, jn' s;ii(l. l)y .\1r. Caron tlip.t farmers lie exempted al-.logothBr. It the go\niniiuMit slioulil do this," what cmild they -'ay to shipbuilders and miners and iiihcrinen engaged- In just as I'ssiMiiiiil occupa-1 tlons. Events iWiglii arise by which' the government would teel Justified in putting every num in tlKs audien;�'/ ^���!:^?,''!!:i"l."l":!lf.i'l;!:L'!.''y.! without foundutlon. No Dominion body, such us the U.N.W.M.P., tho Dominion police or the Military police are allowed to claim' or accept rewards of any kind whatsoever. Must Carry Identification Papers Another matter which should be clearly understood is the fact that all men wiio appear to bo within Class 1, but who are not,^owing to their being married, to theli' being under br over the required age, or to their being other than a British subject, must carry on their person, at all limes, papor.s establishing ijioir status. Tho work of Ihe Dominion police will bo greatly facilitated thereby and tho men themselves will be saved much trouble and,annoyance. ' Check All Travelers A system of train blocking is shortly to bo Inaugurated, whereby all travelers will bo checked up, and it Is therefore particularly desirous that all men bo able to produce the.necessary papers when traveling. caused by the drafting ot the young farmers. Sir'Robert replied that tho case would be given consideration. Ho said there were lots of hard cases. Only sons had been killed at the front. There could be 110 harder* case than tliat. After the promieu's speech which liisted until nearly two o'clock, a committee of five delegates was formed to submit an address to the house ot commons this afternoon embodying the attitude of the meeting. Moscow, May 12.-(S^ndayi) -Fighting began last night in tn the centre of the city between , Bolshevik! troops and anarchists. The soviet troops surrounded the anarchists' headquarters over which a black flag was flying and fired on the flag. BOLSHEIIARE l^ondon. May 14.-BblslievikI troops have penetrated more than liiO jnlles south into Mongolia from the Siberian border below Irkutsk, says a despatch filed April. 11 by tho Daily Mail's .correspondent at Tien Tsln. Tho Mongolians were unable to resist tho Holshevlkl who confiscated goods belonging to wealtiiy Chinese merchants. SUICIDED. Prince Albert, Sask., May 14.-Word has reached thp provincial police that �Jolin James Bruce, a farmer residing north of Princo Albert, had committed suicide by shooting himself tlu-ough the head with a rifle. He wits 50 years old, unmarried, had been .ill and had brooded over business at fairs. He came to the district fifteen years ago from Portage La Prairie district in Alanitobo. PROCLAIMS INDEPENDENCE. . Constantinople, May 14.-Circau,-casla lios proclaimed its ' independence. Its decision tn assume the independent Htato has been communicat: od to tho Central Powers and tho neutrals. recent resignation as chief of )�r' .Kf mere, then secrelnry of state . latter to be severely crlllBlzed, has accepted the command of a very Important part of the British air forces in France. Announooinont to this otfeot was made In the house of commons today by Clinncellor' An-' drow Bonar Law. ? > * pose, says the newspaper, lo recognize that ^(^itliout Gorman backing there is but a poor prospect of Austria-Hungary cutting any important (igure at tlie coming peace conference; Tho Zcit points out with an air ot resignation that the safiio holds good with regard Austria's future economic development. The monarchy has been Bo heavily hit and its resources toor far exhausted tor thouglit, of independent economic action apart from Germany. Tlie 'Vienna Tageblattin in an article along, the same line says: "Do ^ not let us deceive ouKselves. This tone ot what Austria is to Germany Is heard in\ many places. There nre\vaBt bodies of our population who Htm fail lo see any value in our alliance with Germany. "Whatever people may say or think, however, Austrla-Hmigary's future is by the Bido of Germany. This cannot bo avoided no matter how much hatred we display, no matter how mupU we glvo utterance to avu' envy," At the Theatres AT THE ORPHEIJM "Bluebird, Day" at the Orplieum theatre tonight, will bring Monroe Salisbury and Ruth Clifford as the stars of "Hungry Eyes" to delight the KNOX CHURCH ��� TO � ISIGHT -�� Lillicin Dillingham LONDON, ENGLAND THE BRILLIANT YORKSHIRE �SOPRANO I IN SONGS, RECITATIONS, WAR STORIES FOUR TIMES IN FRANCE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE "CONCERTS AT THE FRONT" LEAGUE. Admission - 50 ic - mm TONIGHT ANp TOMORROW ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS "Reaching For The Moon" ^ Mmm^{- TONIGHT-^AND TOMORROW "THE CONQUEROr William Fox Presents WILLIAM FARNUM \ TOMORROW "TOTO" In Another Two-Reel Scream "A One-Night Stand" in tills stupendous dramiitizaiion of an actual story. The tire and ardor of our toretathors U reflected on the a�-een-the blood which made a nation, ' ' ' V This magnltlcent photodrania was made by R. A. Walsh, from the story of Henry Christeen Warnack, director and author of "The Honor System." . . ' ' � ' �]...... FACTS ABOUT THE $1,000,000 PICTURE "A Daughter of the Gods" The bacjcer with courage enough to spend :fl,000,000 on a single motion picture-William Pox. The star ot the greatest motion picture spectacle ever seen -Annette ifvellermann, the world's greatest woman swimmer. Pictui-e was made on an island fortress-old '.''ort ,^ugiista, In vi'o Caribbean. This ancient "orlress, long dia-VfMc, was a swamp which was drained and cleared by sanitary c:iglreors and u concrete . and Bttcl city built upon It.  � Every adjunct of a municipal-it v wan supplied, Jucludlng hoa-nltalK, police, coiivts, etc:, liic. THIS FEATURE WILL BE SHOWN AT THE EMPRESS STARTING THURSDAY THIS  WEEK. RUTH CLI,FFORD AND MONROE SALISBURY IN TONIGHT Pr,lce> 10c and 20c ii Thrilling and Gripping,P|iotaplay of Love Out We�t. Also Plentjr of Cemtdy, ,"-lt'sa ?020 855766 45690?3719 ?4191268 231?6478 112135 ;