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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 18, 1924, Winnipeg, Manitoba SUPPORTS WEIGHING SYSTEM Present weighing system has advantages, outnum- bering objections to it, according to evidence for ele- vator companies, given at the sitting of the Royal urain Inquiry commission 10. RETAIN PROVINCIAL HYDRO Hon. W. R, Clubb announces policy of government ko retain provincial hydro for Manitoba. will be written down to ..j Sullivan report. Ferssnntl oi oornmiiBlor. 2. 218 comparatively mild. Sun rises'6.36; sun sets 18.57 Moon .moon seta. 5 "MAEOH T8, 1924" Price 5cper Copy; Edition with Comic, lOc. 24 PAGES PUMlC CALLED 1 OTTAWA in Debate on Address Directs Attention to Prevailing Distress in Europe Oiclaws Canada Eminently Fitted To Bi Interpreter Between the Two Hemispheres Suits Against U.S. For Ships Seized During War Dismissed Opecial United News Despatch to Free Press by Tree Frew.JPriyfete. Wire.) Waihington, March Suits against the United States astdne compensation for ships-; ;seized during the war; amounting: to were dismissed to- day by the United .States ".court of cla-ims. plaintiffs wero German. Austrian and neutral ship own- ers. Amonsr the claims waa one North German Uoyd 'com- pany, to recover for its vessels, including the lin'er. Kron- prinzessln Cecilie, and other ships Interned3 in .-the 'United States dtnringr -the war. Says Two Nations That Stand For gist in Civilization Represented in Dominion ,tacM Dwpatcli to Frre Tress From i Correspondent.) March to mind prevailing: distress in Europe, ani the pressing need for an economic conference between the new and the old worlds, reminding the government of Canada that in riiis Dominion were represented the tn-0 nations that had stood for the best In civilization. R. A. Hoey. member for Springfield. Man., urged Th- summoning at once of a world SAYS DAUGHERTY HAD INTERESHN 'DEAL" Former Agent of Department 'of Justice Gives Evidence at Inquiry Chairman and Chief 'Enforce- ment Officer in Saskatche- wan Charged With Theft OUTCOME OF A RAID Liquor Seized at Home of Z. Natanson Who Alleges Papers Were Also Taken States Attorney-General Head of Fight Picture Conspiracy and Burns Aided Him' (Special United to Free Presg by Free Tress Trivaio "Wire.) By THOMAS L. STOKES Washington, March inter- est in the alleged "deal" to make a ed eminent- between the I) as the interpreter hemispheres. The -member for Springfield, who has built up for himself In the last two sessions oC parliament, a reputa- tion aa one of the most eloquent and foresful members of the house, en- hanr.sd ffreatly his reputation in his contribution to the debate on tho to the speech from the throns this" afternoon'; and cveninjr. Whpn commsnectl his address there was sparse attendance, but before he Jed to Attorney-General Daugherty durins- an all day quizzing of'a for- mer agent of the department, who stuck- to his story despite efforts of Daugherty's lawyer, Paul How- land, to shake him. Gerald O. Holdrldge. loaded with documents relating to .his activities as a -special agent, related a. story told him by Jap Muma, New Tork representative of E. B. McLean's Cincinnati Enquirer, 'named by other witnesses as being a leader in the alleged "deal." who said that had tnken.hls seat many an empty seat was filled and time and again the lovcrnment and Progressive bsnchcs rocked with applause. A'.inckj Conservative Argument He-attacked the arguments of tho Ordered No Prosecution Conservative speakers and tnoso of Holdridge read a long statement the .government who had espousedi (o the oommiuee. cover nff his con- Regina, Sask., March with theft. Richard B. A..' Beech, chairman of the Saskatchewan liquoi commission and J. L. Buclclevt chief enforcement officer for the commis- sion, were arrested by the city police this afternoon on'a warrant "issued on the'information of Z. Natanson. The chairman and his officer, are charged witn "having stolen corres- pondence consisting: of letters and other documents and a couple of club bags from Natanson's house, 1326 Fifteenth avenue, while search- ing the house for li'quor Saturday afternoon. Liciuor valued at several thousand dollars was taken in the raid on Natanson's house. .Shortly after their arrest, whiOjh took place in the offices of the licjubr commission. Leech, and Buckley waje released on bail. They- wal appear in the police court tomorrow morning. Earlier in 'the af Natanson: secured a warrant to search the of- fices of the commission for papers Leech and Buckley are alleged to have taken. City police made a search on the warzant, buf were un- able to find the missing documents. The warrant Jor the airest of the two followed. THE OUTLOOK FOR 1924 W. H. Prominent.' Is Most Opti- niistic Over Projects for Western. Canada (Special Despatch to the Bree" Press.) 1 Lathbridfie, Alta., March Mclntyre. in view, today'for the Free Press, spoke very-" hopefully on -the1 prospects for western Canada In 1924. Mr. Melntyre is> the general manager of the Mclhtyre Ranching- ttorhpany, one of the largest cattle outfits and' farming concerns in Alberta. Discussing- trade in relation to farm operations, he sayl: "I came into. Southern Alberta 26 years ago. I 'drove from Lethbridge frith my father to Kla ranch, 35 miles south of Lethbridge. We fol- lowed a prairie tra'hi, and never saw a house; barn, fence, or person until we arrived at. the'ranch house. I have been making the same S5-mile drive from "Lethbridgre to the- ranch many times a year ever since the flrst one, 26 years ago. I now travel over a graded road, fenced on either side I pass through a thriving town of population. There are six large grain elevators in this town, gpod schools, and large shade t) ees border its streets. "The obstacles fhal stand in the way of our securing: -a large farm- ing population are mainly.of our own makingr, "We have a higrh pro- tective tariff-on nearly everything the farmer uses, so that he must pay more for his farmingvmachmery and building supplies tand household JANITOR SAYS ME HIRED MEXICAN TO SLAY WIFE I lOontlnmd on '.Page Eight.) spiracv and that William J. I Tdls PoGcC WofflaH awins' Was Killed 'Saying Her Prayers Ordered No Despatch.) Pueblo, Colo., March 17', Mrs. Bella Janssen, whose was found in a trun kat Oftden, Utah, Saturday, was slain, as she "knelt In Fred Janssen, told the police here today Janssen admitted he had hired a M ex'can to kill iser. Although, he. .cJenied having had anjthmp; to do with the actual kill- ing protectionist principles. Hc j versatlon with which was ihowsd the Inconsistency of argu- endorsed by Thomas S-pellacy.an- ments which called for the creating other agent, who. he said, was pre- ot. a sustaining non-importing sent at the time. Pressed by How- Rnfl non-exporting country, and for as to whether all the Inform- lirrawtwe development of ports and j at'icri invdlving: the attorney-general transportation facilities in the i not c-ome from Muma; Hold- same :breath.: He compared these ridge answered that he had heard' LOST IN of it from Ralph, another agent no.w i sensed It i from "circumstance." 1 "Did ever tell you that the _ attorney-general had any other de- Stl.-Off in Automobile For Cali- fornia Ranch District iSp'rclal 1o Free h> Frtvate Wire.) Nevada, March Aljen, his wife and two children have teeniest In the desert west of .Reno since Sunday morning and grave 'ears.ara entertained for their recov- Tney left here bound for tho Cali- fornia ranch district, early Sunday morning, telling friends that they ttpected to return home Sunday wenlng. They were travelling In an automobile' and It Is believed they left the main trail, and were lost In the desert. AmiPTE'D B'MBERY CHARGED BY DAIMERTY Says Mrs. Roxie Stinson-Smith De- manded For Silence (Special Vi Press itetl Xe-w-s to Free Frco Vrcsw Trlvatc Wire.) NDWSOFmDAY VUlities committee awards cnn- 'facl to Combustion Engineering corporation for coai handling- etc., tor city heating a. Premier Kin? makes statement In louse on arrangements made in con- n. with St. Lawrence project. e 12. l of greater vigilance over domain hy congress funda- result scandal probe. East Kildonan will confer with city to see If Winnfpes will take Bortion of the 'ormer asent of department of astice charges Daughertv had? inter- In fight picture 1. don. Ernef.t Lapointe Is asked to uoiait federal Dairy act to supremo to. test its 12. Another Peace River delegate ar- at Ottawa to inquire into 3STa-
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