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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. MAY-18, 191' THE LETinniDGR DMLV IIEIUU1 PAGE FIVE EISOF AIM IMPERiiR CONFERENCE IN BRII1 Ottawa, May Robert deu .In Ihe commoqp Ihls afternoon made bis urouilscd Edilcmeuls In cc> tard to.ihe proceedings of tho 1m- rerlal war coDference.' There was largo attendance of members and the public pallei lea were crowded. The YD Togo to l.oruluii, >e said, was more IntcrcaLlug aod perilous by the rircumslfiUro (hal Germany had Inaugurated the unrestricted BUO- juaiiao campaign. Sir Hobert regret causo Australia was not represented at the coiifurf-iice. burili'tf mcnt of was ad- from day'as la (he pto- cecdlngs. Jlcferring' Id Iho 'sidings :of the Jmperlal'war cabinet as dls tlnpuTalicil from Iho conference, ho paid that H was a recoenltlon that Ihe overacaa donilnjoiis fight the mot her la 11J In the great war llicy are concerned ]Q Hie causes fqr ,which. It la being fought. It was ou- .vlously necessary he said, (hal tha promise niado by the Imperial eninicnt, In the Kar. that ovpr- Kens dominions'should have a say In the Lwaco conclusions, Ehould In some incfiRurc ho fuUilled and trie matters discussed at" tho im- conference. Tlio. Imperial 'war cabinet, he said, deill idtli matters affecting life war, while the regular cnbluct at (ho same Unic-saL (o other oialters. In other -.for (ho first HOLQ In the history ot the empire, two cabinets sat In' Lon- don. decision (hat luperli uar conference sliculd assemble al least oiico a year t was a calilucl of toyeramenta and nol of ministers, and should proyc lo bo or great advantage to the overseas dominions. The DouUulonB would bo consulted in any matter aiTectlps or war. 'Kir Hobcrl said lie ivoul'i 'no1, pre- tend torprophesy that Ihia (to ulifmuto form of consultation and co-oiteraUon, but agreed with Lloyd (ieorge.tbal such a body wculd hot In- volve; the iww- era ot- self-government now possessed by the overseas dominions. 'Turning to the imperial qonfemicc Ivfe aiild tliataiio contereuce had dc- cKlcHi'BEulnil wisdom lo establish art overseas parltafflcnl. They liad decided (hat such" a Blep would not be feasible or >wlse. Sir Halert asserted (.hat more haO been accom- plished at Iho conference than could have .been atco.mpllshed by" the Im- oporaentlnE on tlio Imperial prefer- ence rcsolullou, uol Involve taxation on food or any any changes In (he lifcal jierlal 1 par II amen Luutd by'members on hut1 Tbe Biaicmehf- wa: Bides of lite heusc. Thrt ciuesUon ol constitutional Justincnl will considered at t'jc spe- cial Imi crial confomico Lo he Iie'.d af v.ar. It had Izr.n decide! Ihls' cim'crenco shouU toe; ne, und l hot necessitate mahlcig pcrly iKJlllIcs r.n'l le s ot the oppo- uiuld be to tiltcn 1. Sir Robert went on to deal with other top- ics taken at llio conference already outlined In cables from London, dwell- ing particularly upon tha necesG'.ty of development of tho resources of tho empire.- pf tho countries which make up Iho empire. [e bad not urted any thdngo the domestic policy of iho'ttrlllsVi empire and would not iHlhfc of x Naval Defence. Coming to tho question of naval eatd It would be desirable ,6 learn thoroughly the lessons of this war, before ilefdilto conclusions can li arrived al. Tho riuesllon would lc laken up after (he war, the basis of consideration to he llio sclicmq out- liaed by (lie adriifnlty. Sir Hohcrt preegcd ihc view that the Inclus- ion of'India lu tl'.e Imperial confer- ence be productive of much Robert Elated that' Hie, certain temptations to soldiers could1 he token up. lie had felt' bound 'lo tell ilia imperial aulli- protect lie bail bot hesitated Lo tell Ihciu to and re- forms liad. been promised. IJtr Hobert was applauded when ho Ilia', he had liilkcd vig- orously to the imperial auth- orities about Ihc rattle embargo. He (old them frankly that (if they wanled to'.keep out Canadian catlle, they should tlo Jl by dircti ami nol by Indirect in cans, lie said that ho had.'been .rendered valuable servfrc In conned ion with this matter by lion, Robert llogcrs who took It un with tho department of agriculture. All Available Ships to to Russia 'Countess Thinks Kritish Here4i- tar.v Proptrty Holders Re an Anachronism What the Press i Agents Say AT STARLAND Owing lu the large number ivho were turn fed aivay Irom Starlatul last night, "Tha I'rido of UIQ Clan." Mary Piokford'a greatest screen puucss. aud a most wonderful ukture. will he re- pealed tonight, lu ciMiilon lu ihc Tea- !uiu a spicsultl-t-artoon showing the destruction of a Zeppelin over London, will bo shown. Having scored such a pronounced success 01: score 11 IUQ. birthday present lo what lio presumed waa bis sun's needs makes a corking good nh'Uoplay. anU when marriage la-lls rius out (here Is (he happy coiQuiuatJon of a wedtlhiE and birthday present fur HID youth that will make iho screen fun en- vious of Marcel's good fortune. This Is al HID Kiuprcss AT TH0 MAJESTIC Tonight at the Majes'iic the Kelley Layno Hippodrome Vaudeville Uoad Show will offer their cloau and clover bill for Ihe dclcdallon o[ local Oiealre- goere. and already a large aodlence is assured Lty the advance sale o[ se London, (Correspondence ol the Associated loss 'Warwicn, owner': of ncrcs, has issued an appeal' (o :lnndcd aristocracy of-Crcat ItrElain lo follow llic example of. the Russian dukes, apt! turn .over, all (heir feudnj properties to (ho slate. "Wo must go." she says. !'Thc aris- tocracy of England; In Us position ol hercdllary landowners, must go. Tho country rings with suggestions for i Ihc betterment of tho conditions under which larid ia cultivated, but a 1 Ihtngs. tb.0 suggestions are I no Instance drastic enough. cure for the present evil .seemY to -me- (o be. slSfe'owhefshli r jthc ,ivas given-to all o us Iii common. TAcrc are two classe large landowners In England, In 'aristocracy, and As a the aristocracy hare been good landlords wllhtn Ijmlts, but the limits are very' marked I because they-have nartow-mlndcd; Body. "The averagirchntclainc who plays tKe 'Bountiful lo' me. an abomination, hccauso 'her phllan-' thropy is ED 'closely associated with dogmatic pride, and parly politics. "I have' known, o-slalen' ivhere tlie tan.int3.aro expected lhc Church of England, land nonconform- ists arc 'barred or persecuted. Radic- alism Is likewise Biiapccl- Farmers, smaH 'TlUagc tradesmen -.hare'.been ruined or exllcil from7 thtf place of (heir birth because their opln- 'long arc contrary lo Ihoso of ;thelr lariillords. Men and women on such "ealaloa "must.-rule." their lives lo'or- -dcr, think as they e.rc-lold lo Ihlnfc. .Jf our arTslocra'c.v pcsscsscd llio over- whelming wisdom necessary to Ihelr role as puprcmo_ dictators all would tiu well, liul I cannot reckon In their Tanks ftiorc whose claims would'bear momentary consideration. "As for Ihc plutocrala, the men who and lilies In open the one" Is nearly as reattiy purrnnscil as Vlio they havu not .Iho old fcnftal tradition of1-the" aristocracy. Tlioy liavo accuslnmcd (o make business ten turca 'pay; they demand 6-pcr cent, on their ontlny and employ.an ngcnl who will see (hal they get It. The landlord of this class la a bad land Iwil. i "For the hellcrment of social con rill Ions In supreme sacrlficQ IE refiulrcd. It Is no than Wa h iny '.avail- able Amtflciii sSlpv, .Mixed Ger- man 'and atf th'fpi Greit Britain can spire from "QWO probably Will ibort be car- rying war rnunitiont and'''great quantities of railroad to Huisla. part of Jhe urjlted effort tb 'fiiV the Ruwlan provisional government agjlnrt Gerrpan Influ- and encourage Ru'silan mili- tary oflericlve '.allied, war.'cornnlt- teet are' making pr> for auppllet pnperlf to equip and mafntaifi Ihe Russian armies. The' first problem will be to transport some Ions of supplies al- ready piled up In United States, and. tfts second will be to keep the stream of supplies mflvtng. t in addition to supplying war mu- nitions, the important raKway leading from Archangel it'lo'be equlppn with American locomo- tives anJ freight cars to bring it to Ms fullest degree of efficiency in moving great quantities of ma- terial which will pour In during the'five months the port is Tree from Ice, Earl ol.- ihout lialt as niany. she espoused itie cwse of-socialism .she haa'bcen dtd not and til- vest herself of vast-wealth, imd more than once she has replicrt "tfljblicly that her estates all were en- tallert, arid that should land jetjbrms ever enahlo.her lawfully Id dq.BO.shu -vould be one'of "tJie'firsi'lo allbw'hei1 Tldl (Ice lhat (he men wha story filtered out. and gradually, per Tueateil att ot Countess had been unable to' alten the salhcrmE, having .rushed inslea lo. Scotland, la dyiug, hut this [act was'hot general! known, and she was credlled wll letting tho cat out of (he bn-. I hi (J cor go lirlan, iho derful porlraycr jot Italian characters will ho seen In the Oliver Morosco Par- amount picture, "His Sweetheart." to- morrow only. In this thrilling drama Mr. Bcbaii Is seen as Joe. the man. ol a New York ten emeu l dlslrltl. His] sweetheart Is his ".Mamma Mia" he Uas hrouglil over from. Italy, much [o the consternation of Trjna. llic shoemaker's daughter In the nc5l basement. So full of humor, pailios and human interest is. this excellent story, lliat It is expected Mr. Uehan will fecttre even boili company will play and twice tomorrow a greater triumph than he dtd in quale" or "Tije Sign of ihc Ho Pas- RETAIN. Now Comma nder-'p-Chitf of the French Armiei on the West Front, Only contrelo floors should'Ijc per- mitted Iri a dairy barn. They cost mere, 'jicrliBps, bui .they arc Ihc cheapest in tlie long run. offeree Ilrcs In IhU >HT for, Britain 'ElinnH have ihc freeilom ot Oritaln 'for their reward. It Is rjo Jii slice llja cnlla nitn to .flght 'fpr. Iho land ant kfttfls It In the hands of 'a 'fraction of those, who fought. To me R li fmposslliic -thai In tlie future 'hi or' 'my. lord1 Cfjaar miles o? the raolher earth tor whlcl Tom died and Dick was ROTO ..wbunf I cd and HaTry-fpught unscathed. I. "The country lias great If I II Jo remal'nX' solvent' theViinlted work" of on? all li 'did feudal landlord will he arf-innch- the" new mohey-srnn landlord rsp ohomlralloii. Only Iho sfflio'can Ihc larid'ln trust for lliosa who can mnko ft prortuctlve> We who RTC in the high In England ftVioiiifl retire fron] them In Iho real halo of Tcnunqtatloh, anri oiir. net; of Sacrifice would he a better, memorial than Iho host ot us covifri hftvd honcrf to wlch. In one of the lArecdliUndcd pro- prietors1 In Bjiglanri, owning some rliUc'hcr hunband, Ihe holdings lo go to benefit the l 'Better t known -to i the public is .Lady Brooke, tbc countess has been one of ".the in England 'for more .Iban genera .y-ssii-ln Ke ,VlIf, fas the-Prince of Walda. She is llio laughter of Colonel the Hon. C. 11. yaynard, irho was htaself a Tlscount "nil a, inan ot famous..lineage. f .Her :er marriert, as a. second lie Earl of. Rosslyp., The Jlaynard jlslers. known" beauty n their-younger 'and'the'coun- e'ss, oven as Lady BropXe, because) _ her vital personality and her Ih- ense devotion lo whatever'appealed liuiiresscU herself upon the wbich.slie moved to a iiol- ible "-Tiring of society, -slle turned to [ihJIantJiroji.lc. and i social work) found- rig prosecuting welfare'.'-work' .'arripnE' le'nnnls on ller estates, writing artd Icclurinp in the had dairying engrossed her for lime, During another period she backed and edUcd a magazine; for avLlme sho canflucted a" hat shop-In Dbnd street slic look up suffrage.with Tigor- 0113 devotion, though'cho disnpprovcd of Ihe more radical militancy. More .than a of years ago.the Countess figures In a scandal whlcl: earned-Tor her thenlile of "Habbllnc Brooke." The (hen Princo of Wales a 'parly In York- shire which had'been organized es- pecially that he Coun might be guests leather. At .the nobleman ;wta caught Lady Warwick is the author and ihc ]y volumes on' one of 'the'ear- 'llie world "struggle, vrhich decries modern civilization and calls for the regeneration of mankind. INCOMETAX May in commillCGof the .whole late'today the libuEe raised" by one-fourth all income taxes 011 Incomea between ,H the action of lhcvhou'se prevails the government will take 45 per cent, of every income of irjd qyer. p s SAVED TOWN FROM'FIRE Minn., a'r- oE the Staplcn flrc department, in response to an appeal for aid, saved, .his town from posslWtf destruction" by forest fires today- cheating at baccRrat. All IhoM pres- ent secrecy, but the RFMEU TODAY AT JHE OJIPIIEUM OHerlng one of the Lest picture grams In many moons and the popular Harris payers laughable skit, the. Hose of Panama the patron a o( the Orphcum were treated lo a real surprise last nfgltr. The walls were even made lo tremble ivilh Die slnrcre- laughter and aji- Murphy and Swcuncy were on the Job every uilivule ahd Irora slarl to finish liad Dtc audience In ait up- roar. Tho comedy trio was a complete knock-OIH and tlicy to respond to several There was not a dull mom en L la the entire per- formance and the'audience Iclt the theatre saying, Ihe'hcst yet. AT THE EMPRESS Marcel. De Tonnuin received a birthday present from hig father, lie was finite surprised to see "It" walk iiUo-lilB room the person o[ the prettiest girl ever saw, dressed lit (tic quaintest, of clothes', and D ud of a mini! as Trie from guile as iliat Labc In ornis.. How Marcel acted when he realized that his father had cunningly addressed .hla notioji of fnt-lu'ling a epedal mat- Ince for the children al 2.30, The of llio company's cu lire program is of commenda- tion, there being nothing to offeod the brlidful of clean and clover cntertaiu- ng features- Six gowi avis ecnsUiute he liill, Leaded ty Messrs, hayne and ivclley, artists of intcrnadonai repute pcrformanco will litarl sharp a( S.30. "Little Mlsa THUS lea comedy production, will IK; Keen at th this company will offer loral muslca of I lie beti tomedy ever hrou'ehi west. A Little Salt if It is THE CANADIAN SALT CO. LIMITED ____________ZIT Thc'company Is made up of an all- star cast of famous corned tans, tmg- crs and dancers and IK augmented by a rare beauty chorus. Tho prloia don- na Is Blanche lately starred by tho big Fox Film Corpora- tion, and for many Reasons a favorite iij musical comedy. Press from otber pLices de- scribe this musical shon- in superlative terms and packed houses have greet- ed Its Appearance at each centre. A. special matinee on Victoria. Day will be given. Majestic- Two Days Commencing-- WED., MAY 23 Phone 1722 a Special Matinee Victoria Day THE SPARKLING BUBBLE OF MUSICAL COMEDY "Little Miss Innocence" With a Star Cast and of Surpassing Beauty. Headed by th4 "Charlie Chaplin" of the Stage GIIAltLES GKAMLICII GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS IIOPULAR NIGHTS........................Jl.OO 75c 50e 2So RICES THURSDAY HOLIDAY MATINEE .........50c 25c Scats Heady Monday at Assiniboia Music Store, Sixth Street Stuth. Phont 1545. Rousing Sale of Clothing -Introducing' in For Men, Young fen and Boys HARRIS AND PROY'S MUSICAL COMEDY COMPANY Rose of Panama" A SCREAMING FARCE COMEDY SPECIAL MATINEE SATURDAY "PECK'S, BAD BOY" Mitlnee Dally! Pricei ,Evening'Prlcci: Children Children AdulU-3Jc Adulu !Oc ;N i G H T 230 830 TIIU KEiXEY-LAYNif ROAD SHOW; Hippodrome Vaudeville V ''T CLEVER .Pspuliij.Prletil NljhU Siturifay Matinee, Children 10c -PHONE ORDERS FOR SEATS HELD TILL 1.30 PM. V I THE'K'I'D'DIM CENTS ANY SEAT. T O N I G H T STARIAND al 2 Cartoon 6f a by LTcutcnanL RolilnMn, V- :v OWING TO, THE LAH6C NUMBERS TURNED AWAY LAST NIGHT' y WE WILL REPEAT >THE: PRIDE OF THE CLAN' MARV SATUWOAV 6KBBBAX 200 Men's V J Young Men s Suits __, Now at'a'.Less Price th'aii bhy lliciii whole- sale. DURING THE LAST THR6E YEARS THERE HAS BEEN, TRE- MENDOUS ADVANCES IN_THE- COST OF WOOLENS, 'THIMMTlNGS A FORTUNATE PbRCHASE, FOR CASH ENABLES US TO QlJoTE THESE VERY'LOW PRICES ON FINE CLOTHING. 50 Youths" Young Men's Suits INCLUDING YOUNG MEN'S FIRST LONG PANTS SUITS, IN THE POP- ULAR NORFOLK, SINGLE AND DOUBLE -BREASTED STYLES. SIZES 30 INCHES TO 36 INCHES. THESE VALUES CANNOT BE DUPLICATED ELSEWHERE AT TWICE THE MONEY.- VALUES TO S1T. Sale Price to 6 Only Boys' Blue Tweed fiixes 22 to 24.8aUor ami cuffs triin- 'iiicii with white cord, brass buttons, full belied. Regular Sale Price 100 BOYS' SUITS to SO. Allithis styles, in- piHchbacks, Norfolhs, Single pockets, clc. Tcs< the buying iMMv'cr of a few dollars-on these suits. Values to Sale Price and This is going to Iw the Silk ever held in the communily and it will sure pay you (o (ake of these .Wonderful (jonie in and look, you will not he asked to bnv. it V TAILOR Avenue, ;Scwith ;