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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 18, 1920 THE LETHBRLDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE MARKET REPORTS mm DAY Winnipeg Grain Market i WINNIPEG, Aug. trading la wheat futures in Canada sgaln be- came au actual fact this morning when, the Winnipeg grain eicbauge opened for business.- Two mouths, October and Dei-ember, were posted for future deliveries, and while there was a fair amount of business In the October market, lliero was little or nothing doing In December. The buy-' 'ers were among the largest expert houses cs tfcw'Zusrkei. The first selling was done by farm- ers and country dealers who'immed- iately took the opportunity to protect themselves- against Sower nrirca by "hedging" for October delivery. Later ill the uwmuig as I he market progressed, it was reported that mill- ers were buying fur domestic busi- ness, and there was a good volume of around J2.70. whole the tone was Strong. The most was Spanish Ulver preferred which opened at yesterday's close of 119 and almost Immediately rose four points to 123. Abt'.ibl wasf Corporal Usher receiving a tele- phone message from Bhiirmore at the P. 'P. headquarters in Bellevue. Those in tlto headquarters got re- He hart a .38 Smilh and i Wesson and a .32 automatic. TJsher ifld Bailey also strapped on their side irms. They went down .toward the IJellevue Cafe and they met Jlr. Rob trlson, who called to them. He stop- led the constables ana as a result ot vhat Ttlr. Robertson, said they devised i plan to arrest the men. The planf was for Bniley to enter the back .door' and Usher and .the witness enter the front 4oor. 1 Constable Trewln walked np-.and. down the restaurant several -times looking into the booth. He expressed the opinion that these were the train robbers. They pulled their guns, and Constable frewin .entered the booth flrst, followed by Corporal Usher. Akroff was sitting on the left nnd he covered' him. Corporal Usher took the man on the right., "I snld 'hands up' and pointed'my sun at his face. I said, 'We officers and 1 want you.' He said, What's the and pushed his bands straight down. 1 told him to raise his han'ds or I would bore a hole in him. He started to get up, fumb- ling in his jacket. "I watched him very closely and saw the point of a revolver coming out. I fired. I slill walchlng the revolver, aud not where I was firing. The bullet entered near his shoulder 1 fired several shots and I thought I emptied my magazine info him. "As I finished 1 slepped back. I saw Bailey's revolver and I- shouted lo him to shoot, t backed to the door where 1 drew my .38. The neit I saw Corporal Usher fall at Iho door and I next saw. Railey fome rushing over Corporal Uslier's body. "1 did not know what happened The sight my comrades lying dying me. "The next'thing I remember was someone coining lip to me anrt stating that one-of the bandits had run away nnd got up testified Const Frew In. t Old Not See Guns Constable Frowln did not see 'vhat gnu or guns Bassolt had. Ills atlcn- lion was rivelted on the man ho was afler. Uiider cross-examination Constable Krewin the train robbers looked suspiciously at him when ho was walking up "and down the restaurant. While Constable Frowin was looking them over Corporal TJsher wn3 stand-. Ing just inside the rtoor-ot (he cafe. Const. I'rewin was dressed In mufti. Tho curlnlti ot the booth was wide open. Tlie wanlcd men were eallrg. Krcwln Icnlilled that ho did not bear Corporal Usher issue any command (o (he men in the booth. Holb officers went right Inside the booth. Only One to Shoot "When did Usher start Bliootlng asked Mr. Rice. v.-.ic tlis one who did any answered In. Conlinulng, the witness said he heard more shoollng after ho got outside of the restaurant hut he could not cay who did shoollng. Afler Constable fYewIn backed out of Ihe booth liailey went Into tho booth, testified the witness, t'onsl. Krewin backed out ot the cafe and wont around tho corner and stood there with his ,38 in his right, hand .and his other gun In his left hand. He did not do any shooting after he left tho booth. Constable Frewln's ed the case for tho Mr. Rico asked that further evidence be submitted. Ho wanted two other men to be called from Dellevue." He also requested thai the evidence of the Imuicsl he put in at the prelim- inary. Mr. MacDonald stnlod ho would not j call any morr, unfnct. Jir. aged 22, ot Quebec, was drowned at Cap Hougo ft ff A A A f. A A A ft A ff TROUBLE IN N. S. MINES. -V SPRIXGH1LL, X. S., Aug. 17. Approximately ono thousand men, employed in the Spring- hill coal mines are idle today as Ihe result ot a series of sec- tibnal slrfkes'al the collieries. Tiie trouble started when bollermen objected to the uum- Z her of fires they were asked to tend. t a Genera) Burstall as quarlermaslet general; MaJor-General J.-H. Klmslej C. B., C. M. G.. D. S. 0., who relin Quishes the post commaudant uJ military district Xo. 3 to become ad al headquarters; Maj or-Oer.cral B. w. B, Morrison, K. C M. G., B.. D. S. 0, who is appoint ed to the post of master general o ordinance, Lleut.-CoI. H. D. G. Crer ar, D. S. 0., is attached to headquar ters staff as chief staff officer, artll j le.-y. In the military districts the follow lug appointmenlz have been approv ed: To be general omcer commaudlut Military District No. 3, headqusrteri Kingston. lirig.-Oeneral W. B. M. King C.M.O.. D.S.O., who succeeds Major OTTAWA, Aug. Canadian upon the resigna- tion of Geueral Sir Ar.thur Currie, In- spector-general of the Canadian forces if No. .12. headquarter Mcpill University a reorganisation D. M. Orniond General F.lmeley. Ormond to Regina Ouicrr and re-arrangement of duties has been effected Et militia headquarters. New appointments to the posts of general officers commanding military districts Xo. 3, with headquarters at Kingston. aud 12, headquarter! also have beea made. at Regina. In the re-organization at militia headquarters, Major-Genera! Sir H..E. Burstall. K.C.B., K.C.M.G., A.D.C., be- comes Inspector-general with the rank of lieutenant-general In Ihe Canadian militia. General Burstall Is at pres- ent filiiug the post of quartermaster- general. The mlitia couucll.wSU con- fist of MaJ.-Gen. J. U. MacBrlen, C.B., C. M. G.. D. S. becomes chief of. tho general stalt: Jfajorfieneral E. 0. Ashton, C. M. G., who succeeds C.M.G., D.S.O., who succeeds Brig. General Alex. Rosa, D.S.O., Ihe laUe- having resigned to return to his clrl profession. These two officers, it is said, havi had a long and intimate connection wjth Ihe Canadian miUlin. They ren dered distinguished service overseas and are most favorably known in the Canadian corps. General King com manded tho artillery in the .fourth Canadian 'division, and General Or mond commanded the ninth hrigadt of the third Canadian division.' I At Wichita, Kansas, hail fell meas uring sii inches in circumference, ruining automobile tops and smashing windows. CUT BRIER "Brier5' Smoking Tobacco has become a Canadian institution. -V v "Brier" than any other tobacco in Canada. It leads in leads in value! Now "Brier" Incomes in new Macdonald's Cut same tobacco under the Macdonald standards established in 1858. Still leading in value. MacdonaldV Cut "Brier" gives more tobacco f oir the money in the 1-12 for per pound. A W.C. MACDONALD, ;