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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta IPAGF. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 1920 Skookuffickck Lumber Camp Poker te Party Rudely Disturbed By Holdups Two Thousand Dollar Pot Is Grabbed Sen- iinet Holdup Party CRAXBROOK, Auff. hold uu than the one which oc- curred' oa the C. P. R. at Sentinel siation, .and which was even amateurish than the oue oa ttie, rail- iTOUchiag petition; one had two dan- gerous, looXI'Jg while two oniy presented one gun The meu were oplcred to slaud-up and hold up their hands acd tho trio proceeded to search them and ih? place for money. Mike Dilly. out; ut the workers, was asleep In Ilia bunk KBO" the hold ups him aud demanded Kis xrav was nulled off about 11 o'clock Saturd-iy night last at Camp No. 2 of the Crow's Nest Pass Lumber Co. at Skookumchuck. vYheu the hold up was n'rsl r'ijxmed here ft ..'was said about ?2000 had been secured-ln1 tuo robbers ar.d that the paymaster had been robbed. Later it was learned 'that iu oue of the bunk houses there some of the were having a Jllllc frieudly samc of poker when three strange Mike comoelled to hauil nicu wearing mosquito uettlnp imd intenupted game and busted the jack-pot com- pletely fyr. every fellow grabbed .for ''It at the same lime, scattering tin; jack pot ova? the floor. The Jackpot is said 'to have bten a good .sized one. decurjted with several ,'20 Williams. The hold mi men entered iu a evcn of perfectly good iKird-earnriJ coin ot the realm. The rubbers demanded to know of oue of the players where his money was, the .player coolly Informing the hold tip, "ret: know ralue Is on tie 'table." About ?215 was, secured by Talks With Kitchener U'rom" The l.oudoa Times) ,TUe poll iMii end -Sir IEU llitr.llton has written. 15- to :3fs of materUI oa the jUaUl-; wulgh, aud got up ?nd walked ilttisu is already very alK'ut ta I jkucw, he said, his feelings as to the political value of tho Near East, one clever, tactical thrust delivered un the spot and at fhe spot might rally the verlng already so and ED brilliantly on the operations that it was bard- expected that he should have nr.iny UBS? fads to" siva us now. Rifle lor rifle, at It I-; not u-oulil nowhere of (he expedition will be road, nor af use of the ;9th Divls- for new Information ou the ls sending it to tte K in some ways--the most Inroici Iu our military history. The interest of the book Is iu toe person- ality of men and affairs. The most striking passages in the book to Lord Kitchener, la Ihe first chapter he describes his in- terview with Lord Kitchener ou March 12. W15.. Ho found Kitchener writing ai his desk. He went oa some .oJ.'tbe-money, on Inn] writing: looted up lo say: "We.arc of No Profiteering Concerns'Will. Be Hound- ed Down table yrjiich was knocked to tho noo a military force to was brushed under, the bunks' by tbc.jtlio Reel now at the Dardanelles', And men with their, feet ss they were j you' arc tii have tlxo' friskeJ ahoul during the- searching. might attract a hundred more to our side of the war. Kmployerf in France or Flanders the 29th would at best help to push back tho German lino a few uitles; at the. the stakes wero enormous. He spoke, so it struck me, as 'If ;he was defending himself in argument: be asked'1; 1 iigrsea. "Yef." ha rejoined, "you may just a? well real- lie at once that "tVo.-ti.H.Q. in..France do uot agree. They., think they have only to drive the auf back fifty Also.'the robbers secured pay checks and tour watches. Jhree! began to .he was jUtonl, K. wcul. on; lie was uow .beI icU6vrs wore goggles under it is said the desperadoes were _ served approachiug the cinup.early, iu the evening, btit nothing was (bought to be of tho ordinary run of things at the cainp, for men' are almost constantly coming in. H is also slated that ono of Ihc HAVE YOU TRIED IT YET? NOT B L E A C H E D PURE W H, 6 L E S 0 M E YOUR DEALER HAS IT OR CAN GET IT. miles nearer lo. their base to win the war. Thoso urc the fellows who used saying they vanted no army; that they would be amply; .coaietii if only tho old army and -the Ucrrttorials c-ouI up io .slyeugUj. .Xow they'v be Kept been down- to new army they-are i- tuno. but I am now. that 111 pive it t [Origins- thoir means sure, them. French tjUUo After completing the work ol; hold- ing up tho workers and robbiug thcio. iho men backed out of the bunk- house uutl Bed duwu the railroad track. The workers got a good look IniperUl: armies can pitch them and Batter the alarm ivai given their camp down in one corner of {hey earner to Cranbrook vvheie onjKurope and. there fight'a world Monday night they informed the to a finish. The thing is absurd, but nnil his stan." believe firmly that tho_ police thoy had located two ol the men, and with the police went to the place where tho men were last seen, and the suspects rrere placed under arrest and locked up. At a hearing before Magistrate John Laask Wednesday tho two who gave their names .as Dan Quirick. aged about 25. and Pete Luzuk: alias Trotsky, aged about 30 years, were remanded for another week. Both men under arrest were well .supplied with money. The police are i on the trail of tlie third member of ;-the suspected sang, anj declare they j anticipate making a tlnrd arrest very soon- French, plus France, are combine, and thev are re fig fit I strong ng tooth The Better Butter Scotch RED SEAL BUT-A-PATS REGISTERED Tnc Co: VANCOUVER.B.C- Wherever Good Candy Is Sold and nail for Division. .It must clearly .bofnndgrsvocd then: That (he- 23lh Division inly lo be a loan; and are 'to'.ho iioturned the moment they can be liyared. (2) That all 'things earmarked WE SELL' ICE CREAM AND ICE CREAM SODAS THE OLD PRICE Our Root Beer.Soda is a favorite. The lower price isn't the best thing about our ice cream dishes. E1T 608 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH Coffee Coffte, gfovn in tKe rocuxitiin plantations, ti nch 'in' tiosc qualities. vladi tftt voDtkxful fragrance SEA L BRAND tnc perfet and roxsled aixl put into air-light pacfctges, gtxxjitrss and exKil- irating' staled ftow tM Jttctiorttsig air. Grouad and Sne-grouni, In }i, i and tiro. 'At good