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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1920 THE LETHBRIDtrE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIp) MARKET REPORTS WINNIPiXJ, Aug. cash uiarkotg with a good demand for all coarse grains and. light offerings, con- tinued quiet today. Oats closed Vi higher for October and December: barley unchanged for October aud lower for December; (lax 3M higher for October and rye 9 cents hlghcr f or October. Quotations Open Oct....... nee...... BARLEY- Oet...... Dec. Oct. Oct Close 116 187 Cash Prices 357 193 most genreal quotation In good lambs IB ?12.0U. llcgs, rcieljils 675. Kven lots of hoga averaging around pounds, 520.50 'jEt cars. Packers offering 1 New York Stocks NKV YORK, Aug. (Closing P. !t. II. S. Slid U. S. preierred 105S. Murdered Man Is Believed To Be of The Bandit Gang Pat Egan Says Man Found Near Burmis Answers De- scription HAY' MARKET (Prices by Farm Products Ltd.) No. 1 Alfalfa, per ton ?28 No. 1 mixed timothy and alfalfa licr Ion 31 No. 1 timothy, psr ton----....., 34 No. 1 alfalfa meal (sacked) ton 45 (Prices' f.o.b. cars Lethbrldgo or 2 C. W. 3 C. W.....My. 1 Feed i Feed Ky. 2 Peed 8014 3 C. W. ..'..145 4 C. W.....135 llejccted and feed.............115 Track 1 N. W. C....................357 'J 0. W.....351 3 C. W.....302 Rejected ..27L' Treck ...........iV.; .........357 2'c. Calgary Livestock Aug. hundred and fourteen cattle, 26 calves, CO hogs and 77 sheep-were unloaded at the stockyards today. There was no trading up till noon. HOBS were peeled to go to for Eolect.s oft cars. Winnipeg Livestock WINNIPEG, Aug. 304 hogs aud 68 Bheep. The market for good quality bulcher cattle this morning was generally steady lo strong. quotations were firm Sheep and lamb market was firm for anything, of good quality, best lambs sold at 60 cents to higher. The. hog" market was "steady at lor selects.: Bar" Silver. NEW YORK, Aug. silver domestic-US 1-2; 7-S. Chicago Grain Market pmC-AGO, Aug. de -mand with but limited offerings lei "to higher, prices today In the wheat market. Initial quotations, which varied from 1-2 cent decline to 3 1-2 (Continued From Front Page.) Patrolled the Roads All last night during the heavy lownpour policemen, chieflv members of the K. C. M. 1'., patrolled the roads aud mountainside. This "morning they ere a tired looking lot., They were ret through, and covered with inud nd the mud in this country is quite sticky. Nothing happened locally during the long night vigil. The night was as dark as -pitch, broken often by Ightnlng. Around mfduight a rumor current that Areloff. had been seen one mile east of the Crow's Nest. Tho police put little credence n the report, although they have not icard from Areloff" since last Friday" This morning many believe that BassofC Is dead. The belief that his dead body would be discovered has aeen growing Tor the past two days, jut now many say that following the terrible night he must have had in him Hi: the bushes, the possibility of passing away is much greater, badly wounded leg is likely to he the cause, with starvation causing baustlon. Conditions have heen the best for the setting in of gangrene. If he Is still in the bush, at the rear of the Halloway ranch, he has been hiding In damp quarters since his visit to the ranch. Reorganization police forces ii expected to take place today. Detec- tive Nicholson, A.P.F., Edmonton, ar- rived on the job this morning and a conference was immediately held. There ts Just one topic of. conver- sation oo the bandit hunt. Not since the war has there been so much interest In any current event as there has been in the series of sensational" happenings lu the Crow's Nest district since the holdup at Sentinel on Monday of last week. "Have'they got 'em is the Orst question which greets anyone who is In close touch with the siltia tlou at Frank. JTveryone Is desirous that'the police should take Bassoff alive If-possible, for they wist 't.a learn the bandit's story of the shoot- Ing Ju the cafe.. Bassoft is the only man who can ever tell the inside .facts of the last minutes of that battle. The chances of getting hini alive are slim. The police at Frank are beginning to admit that. As to Areloff, the last trace qt him was when he with the twp others held up the two Lcthbridge boys Alexan- der and Batemen last Friday night "at Frank and took from tbem. Areloff ,was the man'who collected the cash from the passengers during the hold- up. He evidently had most o[ it with ilm at the time of Saturday's shooting Akrolf had absolutely nothing in ils pockets except one dollar. .BassofT was thought to have had little cash lor he had tried to cash a time cheque ;n Coleman on Friday. Detective Egan of tbe city police Force, "who returned to the city Tues- day after, en gaging In the hunt since Saturday evening, has a theory that the'mau found murdered under the culvert on the C. P. It. rlght-ot-v.-ay Yiear IJurmis is one of the friends of the gang who was murdered by them, probably following a fight over money. From descriptions Egan has secured he is fairly certain that the was one of the same party who loaf- ed around Lcthbridge for a time with Bassoff.last winter. He at one time tried to secure from Detective Egan a permit to carry a gun as he said he wished to practice shooting. coal before asked H. Phiypen, the railways. It was brought'out the price was about per ton. "And now il is sellins around fif- teen or >ir. Phlppen. "What hare the cosl ers done to. help the -public IB the years that the price has been, advine- Mr. Daly the dealers had'helped the public by booking their orders early and then selling coal at the, price prevailing when the order was booked, even though Ihe price advanced by the time of delivery. U.S. Coal Exports Five Million Tons Greater Than 1! Special Constable Inyutfit Into Shooting at Pass- burg Heard at Constable Cleared on Monday and iras buried at the Bellevue cemetery ou Tuesday, the Her. II. Peters. offitWing. ft. ani Mrs. Smith" went to Crcston. B. C., on Monday ti> thelc vacation Mr. W. COUMSS left camp on Monday for points In B. C. for two weeks. GROUP WOULDN'T MOVE IT WAS FIRED UPON 'Kroir. Our Own Aug. J. R. Robertson empanelled a jury on Mon- day to enquire Into the Mick Kesiuck which took place at Passburg on Monday morning about 3 o'clock Tho Inquest was postponed.on Mon day and met again on Tuesday at 4.30 p.m. They heard" the "evidence ot Sergt. Nicholson who was the officer In charge. They -were under orders, L according to the evidence to go as far P as Luhdbreck and look over tbe coun- j try In that vicinity when they met the late Nick Kesluck on his way'homo after putting Iwo officers off at Bur- WASIIINGTON, Aug. According lo the evidence if bituminous coal from the. United Special-Policeman Kesluck persisted ales during tne'ibeal year just end-; on Ihe policeman searching some emp- d exceeded by'more than j ty houses at Passhurg. The evidence ns 'bituminous shipments during brought out the fact that Nick enter- H9, according to forsigu trade Dg- ed the empty house through a window res issued by the Untied'States de- 'in the rear and came through a win- artmebt of commerce. dow in the front and-came bounding During the fiscal year 1920, toward the: place where tho other iO tons of Bituminous coal worth t men were and when ordered by Const. were exported, compared; Hidson to stop he failed to answer ith valued at after three warnings to stop, the 26.690.a year ago.. In addition bunk-' constable Blot him with fatal results, r coal laden on oreign tons valued at J7.233.47S. General Election Is Not of Interest PKTERBOHO, Ont., Aug. Hoii. Arthur Meighen, prime min- ister, lir-s written to J. H. Burn- ham, dec-lining the latter's invi- tation to Mr. Mefgueu to "discuss at a joint meeting here the pro-- prlety of a general election; ot Mr. Burnhatn's resolution calling for it. and the state of affairs in Canada generally. Mr. Meighen declines on the id rai DUBLIN. Aug. morn- iug's street lighting, in one civilian was killed and another was wounded, v.-ite caused by the refusal of a group of civilians to disperse! when called upon to do so by au arm-1 ground that be has not time an1 ed patrol, says an official statement! that it might nol be of genera on the indnent Issued here late last] public interest. The patrol was challenged and os- dered'lo halt by a member of a group gathered aroiiml a bonfire, the state- ment says. This man who had shout- ed the.challenge was'kneeling in dr- after pulling Iwo officers off at Bur-iiaS position and when tlio'group'Ig- nored the patrol's order to disperse, it was fired upon. WANT BOARD OF COMMERCE TO INVESTIGATE RENTS before the board of commerce hnre this morning D. A. Bailey asked that the. hoard recommend the Dominion government to advise the provlncia authorities to investigate the rent situatiou here, but (Iklof Commission er thought .that'-local-- organizations should communicate with, the prorin cial. executive. Lieut. Col. Hulmu, lo cal representative .of the board, said that he was informed that local rents could not be called exorbitant, nm were comparable with those of 1915. ROBINSON CRUSOE'S ISLAND .TO BE A NATIONAL PARK A'total of bales of coltouiNick Kesluk camp to his death froro worlh. were shipped to i misadventure Monday morning, Aug- cents higher with December 240 to 240 1-2 and March 241 were by moderate-uplurns all.around, a sel back later to slightly" below yester day's prices'and then fresh gains Oats were, firmer. The market op- ened 3-8 to 7-8 cent up. Scptembe 73 7-S to 73 1-4. fell back temporarily and subsequently tended to harden. Indications that France and Uali were after wheat tended" to keep lh( .market, 33- pointed upward Trie close was'uhsetlled.'if net higher, with December 23SH> 1 March; 242. Sterling Exchange NEW YORK, Aug. ex change strong. -Demand 53.64 3-4 cphles, Canadian dollar S8.60. Montreal Stock MONTREAL, Aug. the more cheerful tone of the Europ- HOXOMUA7.-.- RoMnson Crusoe's can news ulspalches the local may soon be converted Into' exchange emerged in no.uncertain j sleeping "quarters for globe Iroltera, fashion from the tut into which it had j according to Prof. A. Bryan, vice- fallen during Ihe past few.nays nnil of. tlio, "Hawaiian Historical recoveries-of .-from scored early ....______ ......___ trading, "scored fa four-point advance, I i'oiirist resort the isliinil of "Juan moving.up past.138. Fernandez, famed as- Ihe abode of Toronto. Livestock Daniel De" Foe's literary character. Aug. Modern hotels-and other uttraclions Mar-! would he "erected on the MS- ket'Yery'draggy. baby beef sold! cordlnK to plans being considered, one load of butcher caltloi The beauty and verdure of the island, at v j Mr. liryan says, is similar to tho uld- Calvcs, Top price icst park of tbe Hawaiian islands. Steep, receipts Sheep steady.; Ismbs weaker, packers bidding SMITH WINS lower at 513.50.. Hogs, receipts Prospects this j HALIFAX, Aug. a scheduled week's high will be ?20.2f fed and 15.round bout between Jlikc Says Railways Get More Out of Coa! Cooiumers of Coal Can't Stand Further Increase iq -Aug. Canadian case for the consume ot coal was brought focfore the boar of railway commissioners this, morn ing when the hearing of the applica tion of all Canadian railways-for i rreaseti rales was continued. J. Daly, of the Canadian Hctail Coal As sociation, declared that the consume of coal in Canada could not stand fur (her advances in the price of coal an expressed Ma opinion that the rai ways more out of tbeir frcigh one points j Soc-loty. "Tlio: Chilean government i on coal thun any other com .nil along tlio.llne in (he Mr. Bryan said recently. Is consider-' The. railways were lieUe IE." Sugar, .in" the .early jng creatinB" a-national park and' rltllc tn slami costs than th Montrcal Livestock of Xi-w York and .left" Smith of Ras- i liof. Hnyonne, N..I.. last night, which MONTREAL, Aug. wnl the whole distance, the decision 545. Today went to Hie latter on polnls. Hoth yearling heifers and bulls arc selling men are light-Yieavyweiglits. for ?5.00. Heavier bulls toi and common to medium butcher j Gco. Johnston, was sen- cattle from ?6.00 to ?0.00. i.lcnced to six months in Jail for sell- :Calv4s, receipt.'! 360. Good veal Ing llnimr willioiit H license, calves are up to .lames Onlhrle, ngcd ;6ll, formerly receipts 326. Nol many of Renfrew, was drowned hi the Mis- sheep have been sold over sissippi river, near Carleton Place. AUCT TH5 UNDERSIGNED WILL OFFER AUCTION FOR SALE AT PUBLIC AT THE LETHBRIDGE STOCK YARDS ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP 125 mares find 'geldings, four to eight years old, weiglils 1300 to 1COO each, including" a number of matched, teams, goad color, sound and broke. Tills herd Is well known lo liio public and is aim of tho bcsl to select from. ..These horses bo sold without reserve as the owners arc going out-of the horse business. TERMS OF. .per cent. Balance three .months credit on (iirnishiiig approved with" S per cen'O on all "credit .of- .off foV cosh on nil "credit .amounls." MRS; 0, J. WHITNEY, Owneri poor' coiisumor. The railways, however, brougiit 'foi word -svitnesses to shew their recen operations had been returning deficit Instead of profits. J..D.-McLcan. gei eral auditor of.the Grand Trunk Pa cific railway, loid tbe commission tha even if tlie new increases went iut effect next montb. his company woul finish with a deficit of two million The United Stales labor nward woul cost thu Grand Trunk railway prosimatcly nine million dollars i increased wages, he stated, and com licnsation to employees on his roa been advanced 16S percent in th years from 1913 lo 1919. The ne corporate loss to the Trim (luring the. first six months ot th presnnt year had been The Canadian National system, rather that portion of it which wi formerly the Canadian Northern rai way. also showed that it was losin money under present conditions. M Mills, -nssisUint to D. )J. Hanna, pr sident of the system, slalcd that th earnings of tbe Canadian Norther last yrar were while In operating eipeiiEes ivere The nel deflcit for tbe year "IMS wa npproilmately six and aMialf lions. Tho Increases provided for the United Stales Inbor award woul mean au additional cost of mutely ten millions a year. Othe roads heard were, the Temlseou: railroad and the Essex Terminal ra way. Tlio railways were getting all th was coining to Ihem In coal freight considering that they furnished equipment, had no bins in which house (ho coal and sullied'no lab to handle it. If It were absolute necessary to ndvfince Hie rnfe on coa Mr. Daly asked that the Increase confined to soli coal. The govern-1 mcnl recognized that anthracite coal j WAS an essential commodity. by_ re-1 I fusing to place a lax on II, even jthough so't coal-was faxed. I Chief Commissioner Carvell asked I Mr. Daly how he would advise the j railways to raise the money required. I be sai3. "It Is proved thnt tho roads need more money, and Ihiil .the commission agrees thoro Hhonld be no Increase in Ihe, ruin on coal, how would yon sngsesl.lhal Ihey I gel the I Mr. Daly replied, tliat..this a him lo answer. I "Hut lhal is (he question 'wo have t.o decide, and, we like'your i help." .said the chief -commissioner. you to decide duestfong like 'That Is thd reason you are up there and I am bore." "What ot anjhraclte laden on vessels engaged in I It "was brought out at the inquest that trade In .1920 amounted to .the late constable told the policemen pollci before he died he should have answer- Canada toot nearly half of the blt-j ed them and that it was his own fault, minous coal eio'orts ot 1920 receiv- The jury brought in the following "tons. verdict: "That Special" Constable real Britain dyrlng tbe past fiscal ear compared with bales alued at in 1919. OUDIERS ATTACK NORWEGIAN CONSULATE PAHIS, Aug. under ommand of Capt. .Gabriel d'Anhunzio ave attacked the Norwegian consul- le at Fiume, according to a dispatch rom Home, v 'g- ust 9th, 1920; and that Ihe jury ex- onerales Const. Hidson from any blame concerning the shooting." (Signed) Fred Wolslenholme, Foreman. Charlie Anderson. Charlie Graham, R.- K. Lacey. W. J. Cole. James Cousens. son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey, occurred INDEPENDENTS HOPE TO FORM SOLID GROUP IN MAN. LEGISLATURE TORONTO OFFERED HIM BOOZE IN BARRELS OR PINTS, SAYS FIRE CHIEF .WINNIPEG, Aug. second meeting lo determine their action in Ibe legislature will be held Thursday by the independent.members of the Manitoba legislative assembly. .Members from the different parts of the province elected as Indepen- dents aud farmer Independents have been asked to attend. It that an attempt will be made to form a cohusive_group .in the legislature with an oiticial leader, according to rumors at the parliament buildings lo- day. George Llllle, member for Bc-au. llful Plains, Is chairman of the tem- porary organization. WINDSOR, "Aug. De. Fields, chief ot the Windsor fire de- partment, iii a statement declared that while In Toronto recent- ly attending the chiefs' convention, ha was "shocked" at Ihe open manner in which liquor was being offered for sale. "I had not been "there 24 hours before I had all kinds of liquor offered me for. a consideration. I could have had it In pinU or barrels, and one did not have to go into a back lane to get It he said. DRIZZLE AT TABER (Special to The Herald) TABEH, Aug. was a half hour drizzle here last night with .04 rainfall registered. HARVESTERS SHOT AT ONTARIO TOWN WINNIPEG, Aug. men bound for Western Canada horveat bound for Western Canada harvest suffering from gunshot wouuds as the result of an attack made on them at Papuskasing, Ontario, on Tuesday afternoon. They are Ralud 22 vc-ars old, and 'Ralph Torraville, K, both fron) Halifax. According lo reports given to rail- road, officials bolh men were shot by a storekeeper, in Kapuskasing -when Ihey allempted" to force him to give them food. Neither of them is seri- ously wounded, Uucan being shot in tbe calf of the Iiig and Torraville in. the thigh. The exclusive use of the highest quality pure Virginia Tobacco has made PLAYER'S the favorite smoke wherever the British ;