You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 18, 1924, Winnipeg, Manitoba SUPPORTS WEIGHING SYSTEM Present weighing system has bering objections to according to evidence for vator given at the sitting of the Royal urain Inquiry commission 10. RETAIN PROVINCIAL HYDRO Hon. W. Clubb announces policy of government ko retain provincial hydro for will be written down to Sullivan oi 2. 218 comparatively Sun sun sets 18.57 Moon 5 1924" Price 5cper Edition with 24 PAGES CALLED 1 OTTAWA in Debate on Address Directs Attention to Prevailing Distress in Europe Canada Eminently Fitted To Bi Interpreter Between the Two Hemispheres Suits Against U.S. For Ships Seized During War Dismissed United News Despatch to Free Press by Tree March Suits against the United States compensation for during the to were dismissed day by the United of plaintiffs wero Austrian and neutral ship the claims waa one North German to recover for its including the and other ships in States Says Two Nations That Stand For gist in Civilization Represented in Dominion to Tress From i March to mind distress in ani the pressing need for an economic conference between the new and the old reminding the government of Canada that in Dominion were represented the nations that had stood for the best In R. A. member for urged summoning at once of a world SAYS DAUGHERTY HAD Former Agent of Department Justice Gives Evidence at Inquiry Chairman and Chief ment Officer in wan Charged With Theft OUTCOME OF A RAID Liquor Seized at Home of Z. Who Alleges Papers Were Also Taken States Attorney-General Head of Fight Picture Conspiracy and Burns Aided United to Free by Free Tress By THOMAS L. STOKES March inter- est in the alleged to make a ed between the as the interpreter The for who has built up for himself In the last two sessions oC a tion aa one of the most eloquent and members of the en- his reputation in his contribution to the debate on tho to the speech from the throns and his address there was sparse but before he Jed to Attorney-General Daugherty an all day quizzing for- mer agent of the who to his story despite efforts of Daugherty's Paul to shake Gerald O. loaded with documents relating to activities as a related a. story told him by Jap New Tork representative of E. B. McLean's Cincinnati by other witnesses as being a leader in the alleged who said that had seat many an empty seat was filled and time and again the and Progressive rocked with Conservative Argument the arguments of tho Ordered No Prosecution Conservative speakers and of Holdridge read a long statement the who had the cover nff his con- March with Richard B. chairman of the Saskatchewan commission and J. L. chief enforcement officer for the were arrested by the city police this afternoon warrant on of Z. The chairman and his are charged witn stolen of letters and other documents and a couple of club bags from 1326 Fifteenth while ing the house for Saturday valued at several thousand dollars was taken in the raid on after their took place in the offices of the and Buckley waje released on wal appear in the police court tomorrow Earlier in 'the af secured a warrant to search the of- fices of the commission for papers Leech and Buckley are alleged to have City police made a search on the buf were un- able to find the missing The warrant Jor the airest of the two THE OUTLOOK FOR 1924 W. H. Is Most Over Projects for Canada Despatch to the 1 March in the Free spoke hopefully on prospects for western Canada In 1924. Mr. Melntyre the general manager of the one of the largest cattle outfits farming concerns in trade in relation to farm he came Southern Alberta 26 years I from Lethbridge frith my father to Kla 35 miles south of We lowed a prairie and never saw a or person until we arrived I have been making the same drive from to ranch many times a year ever since the 26 years I now travel over a graded fenced on either side I pass through a thriving town of There are six large grain elevators in this and large shade ees border its obstacles stand in the way of our -a large ing population are our own have a nearly everything the farmer so that he must pay more for his and building supplies tand household JANITOR SAYS ME HIRED MEXICAN TO SLAY WIFE I on and that William J. I Was Killed Her Prayers Ordered No March 17', Mrs. Bella whose was found in a trun kat was as she In Fred told the police here today Janssen admitted he had hired a M to kill having had to do with the actual ing protectionist Hc j with which was the Inconsistency of endorsed by Thomas ments which called for the creating other he was pre- a sustaining sent at the Pressed by and for as to whether all the development of ports and j the attorney-general transportation facilities in the i not from same He compared these ridge answered that he had LOST IN of it from another agent i sensed It i from 1 ever tell you that the attorney-general had any other de- in Automobile For fornia Ranch District 1o Free March his wife and two children have teeniest In the desert west of since Sunday morning and grave entertained for their Tney left here bound for tho fornia ranch early Sunday telling friends that they to return home Sunday They were travelling In an and It Is believed they left the main and were lost In the CHARGED BY Says Mrs. Roxie De- manded For Silence Vi Press itetl to Free committee awards to Combustion Engineering corporation for tor city heating a. Premier makes statement In louse on arrangements made in con- n. with St. Lawrence e 12. l of greater vigilance over domain hy congress result scandal East will confer with city to see If will take of the asent of department of astice charges inter- In fight picture 1. Lapointe Is asked to federal Dairy act to supremo test its 12. Another Peace River delegate ar- at Ottawa to inquire into 3STa- 3. C. Coleman believes Greater will hava a population of March 17. A charge that Roxie recent witness before the special senate committee investigating the ment of to sell her silence to erty for for which she agreed to give up certain documents and the is made In a to the made public tonight by Daugherty and his Four the attempt are named by His counsel have already requested they be They James W. or his body in to for the saw tire last he the him f he would do tho for He then kissed me on the arm and That was to came up that and I let him into the Bella un- only night a kimona and a pair of. house She WAS kneeling in the was poing to get me all I knew it. got a gun from I think a fellow named sent it to didn't sea the tall her I went Into when I came out she was There was blood on the floor where the Mexican had her to tho back SAN FRANCISCO POLICE RESCUE CHINESE GIRLS Were Being Held in Underworld Den For Sale 1-SIOVAKS ARE FINE Advance Guard of Big Con- tingent Arrives and Makes Good Impression READY TO WORK ON FARMS Many Fought For Allies in ready By Agents Pictures Show Prince Hurt Trying to Save Spectators to Free Eremi by Free 1'resn March 17, Britain of the disastrous fall of the of Wales in the Arbor cross-country motion of the accident were shown The the prince to avoid the who were crowding The horse missed his failed to the hurtling the ground him a glancing blow In the W. H. All this increases the production costs of his On the other hand our farmers must sell their product on a generally lower market than the farmers in the United States think some change' should be made in our taxation For in- in the matter of the income tax This not a one-year country and the farmer has his fat years end his lean Our income tax law us on the fat years and utterly disregards our lean know stockmen and who because of unfavorable climatic tions and falling markets have large They have been holding on as best they could during the their year's operations have shown the balance on the wrong side of the waiting for the good years to that good year does appear they have really purchased that good year because of losses have sustained during the unfavorable Our income tax law exacts its toll from the first profits that are self-made disadvantages may retard the full development of our great but cannot ruin We have the best grass country in the fal cattle compete very favorably with the fed cattle of our to of gram fed this is the country in the world in which to fatten cattle on gram. Cattle raised here are and larger than the southern cattle They are not bothered with and other diseases work so much tion among of other We can grow more wheat to the than any country in the world and better wheat at yields of oats and other small grains cannot be by any other The first oC the large arrivals of the who are expected to reach the city this spring on the way on or en- m work in yesterday and on They are a stalky sturdy and went unloading of gage and In an orderly appeared to at home in were not on disembarking in- a now were 360 party to 400.came In on Some Speak English It. was a. surprise to of them making enquiries in the lish They able their understood by the the Immigration de- on it was learned many of these comers in the great in in Siberia alongside British French and States They deserted the army were to cross into France they were equipped by the French war department and very Rood service close of the Many had come May Be Even Willing to Do His Bit in Jail if Sentence s. Not Too Long Wants He Will Not Be Attacked When He Gets Out grow in abundan Sre in abundance even belt pane EXPRESS RATES NOT AS GOOD AS Samuel T. all of M. S. brotner of the at- I of Gourt House before will oppose s to levy municipal taxes j city's park 5. wins Manitoba hockey defeating Souris 11-2 game for IS. rates are killing of farmers and cattle says Col. round against LU wlu Selkirk In Allan cup IS. ratepayers form front to wait on government The statement says Smith and A. U Fink acted as her threatened that they would so to New York to sell the evidence to other persons If at- torney pay tho The was later lowered to according to the Increase in- of Living Index Despatch lo. Free Press Free Prow Private March ad- vances tn Pennsylvania and nia crude oils a. rise In the cost of living indexes of the of labor during the month of Although tho total increased one per shelter remained OCEAN At From St. John Medi San March 17. Miss by of the Chinese Presbyterian a lice squad at dawn staged a spectacular raid in cued five Chinese slave and ar- rested Climbing down a rope the raiders found themselves in one of the most luxurious underworld dens The all were into the United States as wives of wealthy it is Prices of to a girl were fixed for them by their They were field by immigration officers at Union Given first in Nova Scotia Preci March church union was Ita readies at brief session of the Nova Scotia introduced by J. B. iding of its Here of. Southern United States to export trade m fresh and chilled and frozen the cent of the world's export Today the United is actually an She will realize that she needs our surplus cattle and our rancher here will get a. better price for his also have a fine sheep country and the sheepmen are already experiencing prosperous There is a world shortage of sheep and this enables our sheepmen to obtain a. good price for his and Our protective tariff doesn't our sheepmen because wool is admitted 1.0 Canada free of There is a email duty on live There is a duty on manufactured wool another evidence of the the manufacturer before you the Many farmers are acquiring small bands of and is fast a part of the showing that 'the Idea of mixed farming gaining oC large irrigated areas surrounding the city of Lethbridge is most The area is bound to become one of the stock grounds in The irrigated areas will in hand with our Livestock will raised and ranged on the great tracts of grass From there they will be moved to the areas to on the abundance of alfalfa roots and which the irrigated farmer will market in this We are pretty sure to have a sugar factory in this locality m the near know can raise fine sugar beets and all the sugar people wish to be sure of is that the people will raise enough ot them to a Our now realize that they must abandon the idea of raising wheat and are pledging themselves to raise This will give them a sure cash crop at a good price per The pulp and beet tops will .be a great supply of succulent feed for beef and dairy Dairying is a and farmers are good Contention Made By at Ottawa Inquiry surely haye the right to be put in a position of solvent said F. H. In presenting for an increased express rate for the Express Traffic the of way here The express no as the board they would when the 1921 expresi rates said Mr The were en to meet the amount paid but in operation anc to a reasonable return on capital in The capital could not be tin basis of the but rather tin value of the services There should be sufficient to maintain the credit of. the com added Mr. Mr. Phippen urged ity of establishing express rates as a multiple of freight Hon. Frank chairman of the said that the board such a step under for some time Argument by will be held Hearings of the board will ate WITH IDEA TO PROBE HIE WITHDRAWALS WHICH Authorization Given By Council Extending Scope of Inquiry Commissioner Advised to Give Special Attention to This ture During Investigation Powers Are Also Extended to Deal With Affairs of Bank From ing of Charter to Failure lo the Tree by Free Press Private March draft dodger de la flirting with back lome to the United It is believed that ho is now even willing to do his some tho is not too long is well assured that will him when he gets Meanwhile efforts are apparently induce to re- Two Americans who are thought to be acting some paper or patriotic visited Grover at Eberback today and tried to go back to the United States Thus far they have not He told them he did not think it was Germans Not Worried United States here were not of the visit until informed of it by the United At the German foreign officials revealed had that efforts un- der to Induce to re- were as they possibilities of. Grover quitting Germany As presence in PreM March 17. The Homa Bank investigator has been zed to probe into deposits conditions might re- quire The extending the scope of the Homo Bank inquiry vides of additional repres en Cations which have been made to the at divers times while the said bank was n deposits were made and afterwards withdrawn various under conditions which require the com- of the privy council further advise that the attention of the missioner bo especially directed .to this feature in the course of his To Coyer Whole Period The powers of tho under the will ex- tend un investigation of of tho bank interval between the bank's charter and e any made to the cf the day as to its any tion taken by any of the ministers of finance upon such representations as may been and tho on the position of tho tors of any audit under section 56A, of the Bank as made at any time In consequence of such No JudRe chief justice of tho King's Bench of whose appointment as commissioner Is officially many might cause we the that if he wil not make any over his on Pape OPENING LAKE NAVIGATION APRIL 1 rapidly growing They are no longer content with any old scrub that something good is going to Another bit of whole duction occupied not more than three British Commons Overwhelmingly Defeats Motion To Abolish Army Mr. Justice grants up order for Northwestern 12. arise in way of sed water to Rowley speaks to Canada and British Empire I thirteen members voted Cable to Jfree and Times March A pacifist tion to reduce the British army by men was rejected by the house of commons tonight by tho overwhelming majority of 334. Only it. and says 1 as lauded Progressive aSe 4. mer LUL to St. British Labor with 1. Patrick's Day observed by 7. flirting with idea the result evidence that the present government whatever else it is not a pacifist The two champions of the millenium who sponsored the motion were W. H. of who was a conscientious ob- and E. of who was wounded at They frankly admitted they were out to do away with the British army and all Their somewhat fanatical advocacy their tions irritated the opposition a sneering reference to retire I Churchill's courage by 19. this up to the of a No Security in Armed Force 11. ins with Selkirk there could any kind of security In. the us of armed force t lie ed to the the the world had est military ever as an example of the Ayles declared reduction was challenge to the whole that futility of military Colonel John Ward him that Germany would have the whole world if everybody had acted like the proposer of the not be- lieve in armies at I believe in complete and even in the midst of an armed There were disdainful they left him He be- hs that the nation which proposed to lay down its and not be filled with fear was tho only secure Thurtle said that although he was not a conscientious if had been as -wise In 1914 as he was he might have his experience ing he was not prepared to part Selkirk Defeats Souris 11-2 to Win Hockey Title at the top of their Selkirk the hockey championship by smothering the Souris aggregation 11-2, at the last As won the game captured the round by Town aggregation will meet Bellevue for the right to enter the cup Alter holding their adversaries even in the first Souris simply could not cope with tho attack uncovered by the in two The intermediate champions were up against Selkirk at Its with the result that the Fish Town athletes almost scored at will in the final two Souris threw duite a- scare into the Selkirk camp by o. 2-1 lead in the opening But Selkirk It up before tbe period was scored five times in middle and four in the m every department and uncovered greater but thereafter they Were np match their moi o experienced Browne Bright Star played without Jack their talented and dash ns but they didn't miss They for the very that Cece who switched from right to left gave by far best performance of the Cece was over the and his way through the defence with Browne in six scoring three and for others He was unfortunate in a smash over the eye minutes before the rame he had to Leo Benard honors with Leo was with all the skill at his and the his way through in on OF THE POPE IS CAUSING ALARM Stated To Be Suffering From Arteriosclerosis Cable the Freo Press bf Free Press Private Home cor- respondent of the London Dally Ex- press telegraphs that the health of Pope Pius is causing and that the pope is suffering from ar- The Daily dispatch states that suffered a heart at- tack several days and adds his physician has arrived at the from The correspondent reports that Vatican officials preserving tho greatest secrecy with regard the condition of the that ho learns that Pope Pius finds that the Vatican receptions cause him great The story is not confirmed from other Seven Killed In Clash on Plantation Associated Press March Filipinos were killed in n. clash between lords and tenants on n sugar tion near said a despatch reaching here A number of others on Crews Arrive to Take Out Fleet Anchored For Storage Despatch to the Free Fort March and aft of ol the ships of the steamship wintered here for the of bushels of grain have arrived at the head of the lakes make ready for the oi it Is will by the departure of the storage fleet for the lower lake ports about April 1. During the winter the fleet has been looked after by a force of watchmen under Captain W. E. Cor- who spent the winter in Fort William as port The time old traditional custom of presenting a silk hat to the first captain to bring ship Into the local harbor eastern port will be apain carried this the boat from the east is expected to reach the head of the lakes between April 1 and 15. Safe at Montreal Theatre Blown and Stolen up and gagging the colored janitor the office safe four masked and armed men held up and robbed Palace theatre in the west end of the city of In cash FEAR FIFTEEN GIRLS DIED IN ITALIAN FIRE Firemen Struggle Through Fumes of Burning Match Factory Drilled Cable to Free bj Free Press Private Ing military gas masks struggled acid fumes of a burning match factory near a. search for the IB who were trapped when the building burst into Latest messages received here state that It Is believed all the girls are although the bodies have not yet been Damage done by the bluze at 000 uxw BACKWARD Thn ni p.m. oce n maximum tho 35, 15; 1 2 at 1 Hupert on WILL APPOINT LEAGUE Widest Recognition Nation Has Yet Given to the Free Tress by Free The foreign office has League secretary that Brazil decided to establish a. permanent diplomatic representative to act as to This is widest recognition that any has far RUSSIA HOLLAND DISCUSS Use of Rotterdam as Free Port N Russia Being Considered United to the Free March of the and Dutch ments are conferring here mg the possibility of recognition of Russia by The question ot the use of dam i free port for is in- volved in the Russia is anxious obtain a free port m Europe and prefers dam to either or 34- oer Sky 16 34 Pt. Arthur 14 46 Pr. Albert Jaw 42 38 57 35 St. John 13 awl Alberta Social Circle Fearsome and Expensive to British Labor Members March Britains has been OJ of fortune Into the do such things Labor's to to the find society with political and m reasons the rank and file for political Thinks of The minister U wPl tor the official Tho mere Labor wondering what on or weaver or nts will say if they the society column as a at some brilliant He remembers the jeers that have greeted other Laborites who save up the derby and tweed suit of working man for the top hat and broadcloth of the upper Some of the Labor cabinet ters have spent for a court suit in to appear functions at Buckingham Others take ad- vantage of a tactfully made when Labor Into power that ordinary evening clothes with black knee and silk stockings are acceptable debutantes undoubtedly will be presented court tills and most of them will not have to bo pushed MacDonald's Problem pay for some of Fifty Years Ago 1874 was of application for an act to amend the charter this Bank of A curious 000-dlal clock was Installed in the tower of San Francisco's tho on the Ono hundred city and on both aides of the near tho Prairie woie advertised i by F. Forty-five Ago Today 1879. A. of applications wore received for the position ot caretaker ot tho public over 70 dropped In to see the Mayor Logan received a telegram that many Immigrants had arrived St. Vincent and walling for Forty Years Ago Today 1884 The bylaw to raise to aid the construction of the M. and railway carried In Neepawa by 36 to 2, M. and P. J. art being the two voting The weather wan bright and and the snow disappeared No now buildings ere erected on the sito known as In of the Thirty-five Years Ago 1889 The third-class session of the mal school very fine painting of still from tho brusn of Mrs. under the tuition oC Mrs. was exhibited in It. D. Richardson's Tho Rowing club started spring the better known as the could not bo engaged Thirty Years Ago Today 1894 Joseph James author of died at aged Rev. Dr. son was nominated as moderator of the Presbyterian general assembly by the Brandon Tbo civic finance at an portant tlon of city debenture ISi I dinners in ment will the ministers will pay for Tt is true that the ministers haye salaries running up to a. on Fuse Twenty-five Years Ago Today broke Monte was London Tho boom was started at Medicine Hat by the arrival of a. colonist car with 45 European settlors for John lumber forecast a pulpwood industry for Twenty Ago Today 1904 A drop of SI was made in lumber in British Ths Ontario Orange Grand lodge donated to the Scott Memorial The Queen's hotel corner was to the government as a post office Sir Thomas Lipton asked K the Now York Yacht club would cept another
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.