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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta II AUGUST 2, 1920 Tjie Best Re PROPERTY FOR FOR cottage, five rooms, modern, 12th St. A, North; 600 block. J2.100. Small payments. Doweley Land Agency. FOR two-roomed house, ou three lota. Good chicken run, with two chicken houses. All fenced. Ap- ply owuer, 181S 4th Are. A, North, 1976 TEN PAGES AKBKRTA, MONDAY, AUGUST 2. 1920 TEN PAGES NUMBER 19? tLIVERS CHARACTERISTIC WESTERN MESSAGE AVall Street Journal Tells Farmers Decontrol Best for'Them is J LET AGENCIES MARKET WHEAT CROP NMV n (By Canadian Press all Street Journal I says Canada farmers m com Siioo >vUli oilier farmers will thfnk'.it aud'sonsibly conclude that''.hey .are beUer-off'without tbaa with go: t whp'U control dispatch saj thev ure resenltul at uie abandonment ot buch control Thev arc organizing a targe pool to handle defeat tbe efforts of Jxcliauge to handle it for thorn M en were this coup ji it lead nowhere iu particular the Canadian government lor. the government could die tate the world price lor a single bushel of Nortb American ttere tho most widespread attempt of the propa at qmong Ihe priine farmers successful crop n_urL i ccdo bt ludrkcfed bushel by bushel In other exchanges "organ Jzed" trained experienced capable first hand oi the market TalUn of all the grain through their agencies 'Prairie farmers can, therefore, .dp tio better by substituting for the sVnl fideliU ot sense of viorld and conditions of their own powerful and successful exchange a nev. of 1 rol- ers buyers, agents and expert -mexchants of their own Their most Anguine hopes r calked but continue vliat ther S-largegt cash selliug grain tfievorld makHs its values tho Vid valun of Canadian H a olonf-or without rules Discipline capital responsibility m tangible do this it would jba one of the wonders of a truly non 'derful age of idealism Past inient andtperformance give hostages Ito the dismal failure of the attempt matter how good the politica1 fence making injght for i time prove PREMIER ARTHUR MEIGHEN -tortav'tolrt .Caninliahs at Portage La Prairie, his own hojne town to 'Cheer up. and get' together. Bcoze Parties Are AllTie Rage In Border Towns Kind tViadfir Hostesses Supply Many Qtiarts for Their Detroit Friends WINDSOR, Aug. parties to Detroit friends al which from fire I o of liquor are nigbtly cousumed the correct- thins along the Canadian border, accord- ing to admissions made by Mrs. Kdna VV.-Marcen, of >etlte Cote, Saturday afternoon In police court, wnen she appeared to show cause why 20 cases of liquor ordered by her should not be: confiscated by provin- cial Evidence Introduced by Crown At- torney Rodd showed that Mrs. War- cen and her friends had disposed of fewer than 420 quarts of liquor. Mrs. Slarcen.-lB an average of four quarts Ja. day." the crown .at- torney reminded wom- an. "Is not that beyond your capac- ii- I'Tbat is a mere smiled back Mrs. Marccn. Jjiy.frieuds from DC- iroit have consumed as many as 15 quarts a nighl. You must take Into consideration, Mr.'Rodd, the .fact that the United .States Is now Mrs. failed to show a. third consignment of liquor vras or- dered personal use, and the license inspect- ors had testifledithat they found nine empty barrels'in tlie basement of her home, but npvempty bottles, ordered the of the.liquor. Nineteen cases ordered by-Warren Fowler, a.nephew of Mrs. Marcen, als.0 were confiscated tiy orders' of the magistrate. LAFOLLETTE WILL BE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DErrrionyjniy Robert M. Lafoslettc ot Wlseon- gin, will be the' presidential candidate of the faction ot the committee of 48 .vrhlch refused to amalgamate with the labor ff party at the recent Chicago convention, .according to How- ard F. Williams, national vice- chairman ot the organization. PHI UP U.S. Drive .of Soviet Army Brings Them-Within 75 Miles of Polish Capital. TROUBLE REPORTED IN RUSSIAN ARMY LONDON, Aug. to early this afternoon nothing- had ar- rived in, official British or Pollflh in London to Indicate definitely whether the Russian and Polish armistice emissaries had actually come Into contact. .Tha British foreign j office Is pressing all Us representatives In that'part of the world for any news as to what Is going on, but GO far without result Farm Hand Victim Drowning Fatality at Cameron Ranch Nornjan Campbell Drowns in Water Hole Despite.Efforts to Save; Relatives Unknown Railways Have Busy Figurimg OutNew Tarias NEW RATES ALLOW MORE INCOME OJf COST V OJNKNOWN SUICIDES BY Y JUMPING FROMIBQAT _____ j El Aug nn man committed dilicldo -from the stcaoiship Priifc'ess Charlotte jliound from this vori.'to tho [Slralts of Mjca. Sunday after- I noon The irnn from the stern tho steamer 3ml although i boat lowered no Isace of him could be Japs Do Not Like Tone of U. S. Note on Shantung TOKIO. Aug. 2- (By Associated -The note from ILe Unued Stales dealing iftitb Japans occupa Uon ol the northern part ot the Island ot Sagtulln. appears ,to have, madff an gen eraliv upon the but the hope Is expressed that tho ern hii wtll.rbe able, to" the United Stales ;that the occupattbn is only.of a temporary character. The newspapers in their comment are adopting In thp rmln three lings of opinion. Tl o the Kokmnjm BhimhH't is thafihc Unit e4 ateb toward Japan is always jJj-'tuG nature of n, challenge. second-roked by the Yorul -Yuri is that tho Japanese militarists are to blame for whal ,i declares .Is .the misconception abroiK about Japan. Tho expressed by the. con servttiive .lijl" Shimpo.'-Ma that the oc cunalioii of llussian'territory by Japan constituted a doubifni-polity, liable to difficulty both abroad. at and Waterson Leatlesa Letter Showing the Crime Premeditated Letter Implicates Local Man Whom Husbain Charges With Comin? Between Self and Bought Revolver Two Hours Before Crime Was Committed Was Eye Witness PARIS; Aug. Russian soviet'army is now within 75 miles of Warsaw. It has captur- ed Lbmza, which IB just that disr tance- northeast of the Polish capital :and the towns of Kolno and-Szczuczyn, near the German border'ln the region. "TROUBLE IN SOVIET ARMY .BERLIN, Aug. iop- position: to obeying orders.from the government has s'prung up in the Russian army on the.'Polish frontier, it Is declared In. a dispatch to the Tageblatt from Koenigsburg. It Is pointed out'that .the soviet army Is .to a great extent led by former officers the Imperial army. Press Back WARSAW. Aug. wireless mes- sage .sent by the newspaper, corre- ipondents tp'tbe Bolshevik! request- ing permission to accompany the Pol- jsb' armistice party, has not: been granted. Consequently the corre- spondents remained at Warsaw. WASHINGTON, Ans. ment oi rats rtrnctare pt tie United sys- tems started today with a view to putting into effect September 1, the freight, paawniw, PsUrnaa, ex- cess baggags and antliorlzed last Saturday by the laier State Commerce Coaimfssioii. While tariff experts are working on': the general rate car- riers will make application to Var- ious coiainlssions for (Special to the HeraM) TABRR, Aug. drowning fatality occurred on Saturday evening about 7.30, this time at; the. Noble farm, known locally Cameron ranch. On the ranch pond made by damming np a slough, so as ___ ___ ____ UTprovido water, tor the Lin inti-a-state rates to correspond to employees had been in the habit of swimming in this pond.- On: Saturday evening several of the men went in Premier is Feted t Home Town Folks La Prairie Leaves Off Foy Day To Pay Resfjects to First'Premier f PORTAGE I'RAIFtlE, Man., Aug. city today 5dft olt its .dally toll and turned out ,to welcome, the flrat premier of Can- ftiix to coDie'from'w'est of tho .Great pkes. lion, Arthur Melghen spent thd Wears ot his yonng manhood as a law- j-cr in'Portage Prolrie, and it wis filling, a vaa thought, that his own 'ifcllow-cilizeos, from'the constituency !he represents in pnrllanieT.t, should be the first to eslond to him.a formal 'ciric Breoting'anrt 'congratulation's on the occasion bt-litri, clovation to (.he highest position inibo.KifJ of. pco- ot Canada. Perfect summer Ither rcarifed the occasion. Not a Political Gathering There was no politics in the recep- tion. It was an-honor uono a distln- guistal-son 'and not- a political gath- ering. The city cpunclliand Iho boaril of trade were responsible for tho or- ganization of the day's events and fin- anced the affair, and no one. stood aloof for partisan or any other reason. The city turned full force, and thousands of visitors from Manitou, Carberry, Brandon, Winnipeg and Ipcal poitits came by train and motor cars to lend (heir presence" and their cheers. The event of tho day Is Premier open ail' aadrcss. which will be given in front of the grandstand at Island Park, about 4.SO P.IO.I Its nature is a matter ot- con- jecture, but mosj-.jiobple are expect- ing a BtrAlghtforward declaration of tho government's policy. The Premier Arrives The premier, 'accompanied by Mra. Melghen, arrived here on the Cana- (Co n II That tho murdor and suicide at.the Klrkham on Saturday, after- noon, was premeditated was shown by the finding in the pocket of tiic dead man. James Gftrfleld Walei'Son, of a letter, written .on three sheets ot foolscap, addressed "To all.whom it may concern." In this he stated that he was proceeding to make an end of it so far as Jiis wife and himself were concerned. In tho letter he re- ferred by name to a certain individ- ual who he said had come between' ]lm and Iiis wife, slating that it ivas him that he did, not como across him. as so there would have been a diftcrent talc to tell. Bought Gun an Saturday It appears taat the late Waterson had only purchased tbo revolver about one. o'clock- on .Saturday at a local hardware store. U was a .32. and known as a "police positive." In his pocket several loose cartridge bullets were found. Ifc had met hla'cldcr girl on the street about eleven In tho morn- ing of tlio fatal 'day and had taken her into an Ice cream parlor, given her an ice, and then Wished her gpod-, as staled In his letter. At the end of the'letier was marked the time "one o'clock." at which it was evidently finished. It.was written a'l tho Dallas Hotel where he was. occupying a room. Mad Visited Flat Earlier Before the murder nml suicide Wai- crson had visited Suite C, on the second 'floor of. the Klrkhart Dlock. where his wife was living with licr brother, Fred S.mllh, arid his wife. Slio had wllh hbr the Iwd children, but nt Ihe liino of tho. tragedy the younger was away with her grand- parents nt now Island and Iho elder wa3 out. lie came to the sulto at elovcn o'clock in tho morning on SfU- irday, hut was told by Mr. Smith, ac: cording to the information on hat he could not see his wife. On bis second visit, with the fatal conso-. liiencoE, he walked into the apart- iients, into tho little kitchen oft tho dining room. -Mrs. Smith was at the time" scrubbing the fiuor. He -said something to his wife who. was Iron- .ng a 'silk blouse. She was standing with .her hack to him, and on turning round, he shot at her. She evidently must have seen tho revolver pointed her and put up her hand over her left eye. This would account' for tho hnllct hole in tho hand ns tho hullel passed through -to her left eye. There was also another shot fired al tho woman which entoicd "at tho side of her mouth. One of tho shots evident- ly missed its mark as a bullet vras found imbedded ill the wall. It had passed' through a kitchen cabinet which was supporting the ironing hoard on one end while a chair held tho other. This bullet boforo entering the wall had gopo through a silver tcjapol.-in the cabinet, making two clean holes in tho entry and exit. ,for a Bwiiri, and among them Norman Campbell, a young man. of thirty years ot age.. it appears, was unable to swim but attempted to do so, and went under. W. Grant, ouo of tbe four men who were In the water.beside made a brave attempt to save him, and seized the drowning man; but being a poor swim- mer himself, and being seized around the neck by Campbell, passed fought hard, .but was compelled to let go to save himself, as all the nen were poor. swimmers as far as known. ,I3r. Tiber, was summoned by phone, but the drowned man-was'beyond help'when the bodv .was recovered. Constable Jlorlarity of the'Tiber A. P, lachment was out ofitown; out today and'had the" to Carr's parlors, after Coroner Hiinipbries''had been got from Lcthbrldge. by -phone, and had inspelced the' body. ..No" trace of the relatives has..yet" been, but wires were those in rates. .The railroad eiccntires here not calculated the total Increased, revenue lo he derived from the rate advances, but from their estimates presented to1 he commission at tbe pnllio hearings, the sum has beeti officially appfoii- uiated at one billion .and a half, dol- lars. The commission's' decision is intended to so fir rales ai to give the roads the six per cent return on their aggregate value permitted by the transportation act Increase Income Returns Since the flied the ag- gregate value of'an tho lines at the net operating Income would ha approximately as compared" with the standard the roads hare received Bur- ing the period of federal controrarid sicce. Coastwise and inland stoamsnij) companies and eloctrio railway lines ara permitted, under tbe Interstate Commerce.. raise ouly freight rates the commission as to pagsen gel" rates on tbe steamship linea, but points. Among the effects de; the decision specifically that ceased were letters the freight rates increase granted elec heading, and a card from railway lines was to be cou (Continued on Page lip and Get Together" Western Premiers Message to the Canadians Sir Edward Kemp Turns Back all Salary Cheques For Services During War OTTAWA, Aug. Edward Kemp, nov; minister without port- folio, and formerly minster of over- seas forces of Canada; has written the finance department returning uncashed all cheques received by him for minlsteriaVsalary during the war period. In aH the cheques amount to covering the whole of the payments to him at minister of militia and later ss minister of overseas forces. After-Two---Days' Strike Men Arc Going M. W. of A. Signs up 300 (Special to Tht Herald) MICHEL, Aug. in the Crow's Nest Tass Coal Co; mines here has settled temporarily after two days' strike during which 0. D. U. men plcketted tho mine and atbp- ped the miners from going lo work. Tho U. M. W. ot A. Tmwever has.over 300 men signed for Iho check-off and the coal company cided to take cm all on Saturday do- men reporting ton, Ont. Coroner Humphries Issued a warrant for and" the .body will be embalmed, pending the arrival strued as an expression" oC-'diEappfov- al o' increases, made, in the regular manner, In of definite information.. In the mean- tares of electric time Constable is making) 're'" every effort to find the relatives. AMERICANS WHO FOUGHT WITH CANADIANS LOSTE THEIR VOTING RIGHTS for work. Production Is again eipect- cd to reach normal this week. BOSTON, Mnss., Aug. who, when citizens of Massachusetts, en-, listed in the'Canadiati aud other allied forces prior to entry of the United States into tho war, have lost their citizenship and cannot vote, according to an opinion handed down Saturday by Altorney-Ueneriil J. W, Allen, at the request of Secretary l.nnglpy. They can regain their citizenship by Inking tho oath ot allegiance. INDIAN NATIONALIST LEADER DIES, CHEMATED o-------.- Arthur Meighen Tabooes in Message to Home -Bt ali trom Folks; First Public Utterance Since Elevated to Honest Appeal to For- get Sectional and Class Differentei and Make Canada Better I'OKTAOE X.A PRAIRIB, Man., Any. up and ct together." said rwmlor Moiglion in an css to Iho'ieoplo of Portage La io, afleriioon, is what Cani- should do If .they are (o elinih- differences and uur.cst. It was the duty of tho Iionr, said to vigilantly redress all complaint In Canada and to '.S', back this with tho "united moral force A' o( right thinking people." The prcmlsr (ippealcii (or ft betlcr cl" umlcralandlni; between Kngllsl! Cann- diana anil Kruiii-t Cannjlians, tind In tills connoctlon said: Is Needed "We. ought to. we have lo sc.t ciway from differences Ibiit ronlly nro not ot Ilia vital concerns o( (bo country. We have two great races. Tltu funda- mental institutions of Canada- are just as dear lo tho one race as lo tbe other, 'ftiere are just Ss many friends of law and order and responsible gov- jernraeiit.among French Canadians as amor.p English Canadians. I "The premier of Quebec, the Hon, schereau, said a few nights ago he time bad como when, what Bribed as the Isolation of Qnc ccsse and when that nrov liould take its full part in Ihe mcnl c! (hid Doniliilon.' He an for a spirit o( taka place of a spirit of estrange nenjf, y re-echo that appeal. I b Continued 04 FIro. NINTH MARQUIS OF QUEBNSHUnY BEAD JOHANNESBURG.- South Africa AUK. Sholto Douglas, ninth merquis of Queensbury, Is dead here, according to an announcement. BOMBAY, Aug. funeral ceremonies vere held late yesterday afternoon over the body of Gangad- bar Tilak. Vationallsl leader and edl- lor Ibe newspaper Mahralla of Poona, who died yesterday- morning. In the presence of -an enormous crowd, tho body was placed on a funeral .pyre creeled on the seabeach at Poona and ns burned. This is the rtrst cremation of this kind in the memory ol Ihe present genera- tion. The news of Tliak's death spread rapidly through the city of Poona yes- terday morning and great .crowds thronged tho neighborhood of (he ho- lei where he ilicd. In order lhat all might see him he was.propped up in ono ot the hotel verandahs. MOTORCYCLE AND AUTO CRASH; GIRL KILLED VANCOUVER, Aug. Ho's- quel. a clerk in a candy Btoro, was killed, and Mickey Pclcrsen, a friend of the was neriously injured hero last night when the motorcycle on which they were riding was struck by an automobile driven: the police' stale, by W. W; Stuart, president of the South Shore Liimhor .Company. The accident