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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT FT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, PAGE SEVEN PAMLYIN1ED IN EARLY Rushed to Hospital For Opera- Cause is Mystery Ives Armstrong, mechanical superintendent McKlnnon's jjarjse'r 3rd Ave. S., serl- 'ously-; burned In" an explosion In the garage .this morning that he U not likely to recover, accord- ing to Information given tc The Herald tialt hospital. Mr. Armstrong was pon the operating table for some time this morning, receiving medical attention from Dr.' About ten minutes alter eight o'clock this morning Armstrong was about tc- start work on an. Overland 'car, In: the workshop of the The' floor lifted and that pbriTon of the building was shattered, torn and tvjisted by a violent explosion and Armstrong was rescued from under tht prank- ing of the floor. Elmer Anderson, 122 14th St. South, was standing in the room talking to Armstrong at the time ot the explosion. The first inti- mation he had of the exptaslan when he was thrown ty ihe floor and'was covered with debris. He crawled to safety and heard Armstrong crying for help. Arm- strong's clothes were flames.. Anderson pulled him to safety and the injured man was rushed to .Gait A MYSTERY. The caute of. the explosion is wrapped In myttery. Armstrong could not be Men this morning by the to H tie vtu smoking.. Then Is no .gawllne stored )R the workshop, .but rtcls known that a quantity of faiolim was spilled on tke floor yMfardiy. The fkxr la wood uili mmt have tceped through. Not know- _ ing whether Ing or not the actual ciuse a mystery. The explosion was violent that the Overland bit "which Armstrong abpul to mence Work was badly damaged. A portion of the roof was brought down, one big beam, upholding a steel beam, was torn to pieces and following the explosion a part of the roof was resting, on .top of the car. Another motor car stared in the room at the time and the only damage done it from flying wood, The damage; to the girage is covered. by r insurance. The fire department was soon job after the explosion and in- strumental In stopping the spread of fire. The Rhyming (By Aline MlchatUs.) Boxcar's weary feet were lagging as he sauntered through the park, bead was down aud shoulders sagging; (till, he ventured a remark. "Look a he said to Karo. who was trail- his wake, thinking of liis long- st Cairo and a large juicy steak. ox-Car nodded toward a being who as charming .as could be; nobody oold keep from seelns she was not ke you or me. For the frock that.she as In and her hundred-dollar hat "showed she had bo interest in (lie Kior proletariat, Everywhere large .her ears own to her shoes, and her gown WAS o new-tangled no bee wished for other views. But her air was sadly harried, ne could see she was done up. ant within her arms she carried a be- ewelled poodle pup. 'They.cbuitl see ome care harassing had disturbed her entle soul, and they heard her speak n passing and her Toice was (ull of !OlC. "Did that horrid little creature mUss up Tido'a pretty liair? I will have her ma to teach .her not to touch my pet, so Box-Car's glare was ery haughty, wild thoughts sizzled hrough his bean as the lady, sad anil laughty, stepped into her limousiuo. She was flum as Bos-Car Fiilly though she wore a pouud ot ice; diamonds often make folks chilly, that's n por- on of thejr price. But he deemed aer life'all sunny and he muttered: it hurts to see some folks mil in money, while 1 can't get iny de- Life is full oC zest and siiap- py, but aloue of all these three Fido elill found living happy, which is quite as it should be. Turn and Alex Bassoff Leading Falls, U. S., Headquarters their sincere thanks to the members! cf tho Military. Clsapler. 1. O. D. B-. for their assistance, and to the wom- en who supplied cakes and other food, and to the following (or the lean of tracks and cars: Arthur Baalim, LelhVidge Brewery, Crystal Dairy. Campbell, Wilson t Home. Western Imperial Oil. North Star finlng Company, City Transfer, llilly llenderson, Charley Sellens..n. Laing and J. Batenian. Romped, anrt Played Around Farm Unlil Tired Miminvr iinn AKVL5I- nur Through Ihe shotting ot Akrolt eiirt'tho arresting of Tom.BaBsoff the police havu. it is believed, broken up an important1 factor, of .a large inter- national gang, of crooks composed jjf foreigners, of bolshevik tendencies. That iho''headquarters of this has been in Great Falls has been es- tabllshcti beyond a doubt. At the present time somei members oi the gang are resting In jail in Great Falls. In.a.iciUr.received by Cheif oI'Pollco'Glllnspie from the police at Great Falls it Is apparent that-Tom and Alex Bassoff were In close touch with' the gang-in Great Fails, before, their last trip to Canada hut so far the Great, Falls police have not uncovered any' of tho plans for operation in Canada. Whb'thor Bassdh" bfolhers 'came back to Canada as emissaries'.In a Bolshevik movement throughput the mines a.tid lumber camps of southern Alberta and in the B. C., side of the Grow country can only be guessed; at hut it is known for a fact that the UasBofl brothers, with other members of thus gang in Great Falls held secret meetings. This-informalipn Is In the hands of Chief of Police Glllesple. The Great Falls.police, however, were unable to leai-u what' was being discussed at meetings were so do'i-ely. guarded, The Bassoffs stayed at IhoiJames Hotel and also in the Arvon Block whllo residing in Great Falls.- While there they were In communication with Harry. Toma nl Lcthbridge and Toraan repeated sent letters to them. Jack. Hahoff. Tom and Alex Bassoff lett for Canada on July 20 of 'this year. From then on their move- ments are known to the police in Al- FALL RYE GOES Demand For Government As sistance Not As Brisk As Expected bcrta; Another affair that is attributed to Great Fails is'the belief that the ban- dits purchased their Mauiier guas in that city. It is known that this make is not sold in stores In LethorldgS, and it is practlcallylsure that no re- turned soldier sold the guns to them. II has beea stated that these guna can be purchased in Great Falls for about twenty dollars. Tom Bassoff li now resting at the jail farm.and If inspector Risk's rec- ommendations are followed out he will bo closely'guarded. Baesoff' is a husky Jnau aud: as he re- ceiving good food since J'inchcr and as his physical condition has answered remarkably .well, lu specter Hlsk'belioy'os that all prncau lions should be' tafeett with the man His measiuremonts have been taken-and Inspector Risk of the A. P. E. will send considerablfl information to the- police at Grca Fails lo learn-if Bassoff has been in trouble tberc. To Remove Dandruff Delmay's French Hair Tonic V.'FS llelmay's 'French Hair Tonic lo remove dandruff. It is a strong antiseptic and cleanser. H ijives toiiu nod brilliancy to the hair, being.daintily perfumed, It makes an Ucal liair dressing for women- imd children.. Price, toil and'Bobby Williams. Girls, 11 I Morris and Vbra Wehl Boys, 11 to Williams Hilly Slnlroy.' Girls, Wakclyn and Nairna Claiii. Girt and S cilia Ahuerson. Boys, three-legged- Andrews and Perkins. Boys, lilini folfl-r-H. Mclntyre and C. Johnsoi Wallwork aud Mr Kelly. Married Bernie and ".Mrs. Kerr. Mixed H. Mcilvena and MiES Jioore. Tug-o u.Boys' boot Ferguson and Lardon. The prizes were of the best and i eluded 'beads, tie-pins, tie clip brooches, cull linkc, ivory mirror watch, pocketbooks, salt and peiine butler meat fork, purs and club bags, watch fobs, tbimb ivory jewel case, iand ivory perfum bottle. to express department of agriculture has' not been as busy as officials thought it would be. Mr. A. W. Murphy, who was station- ed here for-some time, returned to Cdmonton yesterday lo resume his tin-, ties in that city. Mr. Slack Is sill! louring the country and will he back m Lethbridge on Friday, it is expect-' cJ, shd Mr. Jack Weir is 'holding down Ihe office in the city. Personal- s' Mr. Weir has issued applications for 175 bushelo. Excellent Program Being Ar- ranged by Labor Men and Veterans ituation. Works Out Satisfac- torily According to Labor Bureau Head The harvest help situation In South m Alberta is working out very eatis- actorlly. Such is the report made his morning by Thomas Longworth. upermtentient ot the provincial labor iireau In Lethbridge. So far this eek he has sent out over two hun- red men to the farms of the south nil he intends to telegraph for an ther hundred lor the first of the veek. The supply and tho. demand, he aid, are about equal and ha expects urther'calls for mijn cornmencing est week.. Spring Coulee district vill then want moil, he has been noti ,eil, and he expects other points to ct on the Job. Ths farmers have answered his appeal tor co-operation n a flno spirit and at present every bing Is -plain sailing. FIRE VAXCOUVBR, Aug. earl} his afternoon did damage amounting lo to buildings of tho. Barclay Sound Fisheries company, and several other business places on Main street. Plans are now well under way for lie big Labor Day celebration on Moo- day, Sept. Oth, at Ihe Exhibition grounds. At. a well-attended meeting if the two organizations who are joint; staging 'the affair, the'Trades and, .abor Council and the local oranch of he G. W. V. A., the couimUteas'were completed and, given fine weather, should be a huge Besides the usual field and track svents, the sports committee are stag- ng a five-Ti-side football contest, which will be throorn open to o-jisldc Sat Down to Read Paper And Was Found Dead Soon Af- terwards _ William Barclay FalrJjurn. 67, died suddenly In hia sitting-room day evening. After supper at his residence, on 6iu St. South, ho commenced to read his evening paper, jliss who vn.3 In the hduso at the time, found him dead some time later; had been residing in Lethhrldge for ten years, -nOrSaag some time for the International Har- vester Company. Prerious to Coming to Lethbridge he resided In Emsr? son. Man., and was born In XeVr Ham- burg. Oat. Besides his widow, he Is survived by Mrs. W. J. Nlcholls, of New York, and a son, Garnet Bi ill Fernie. He was a Methodist: and a as well as the city clubs. There will member ot Wesley church, also be a baby show, and the usual children's races. .Another big attraction, besides tlie usual athletic events, will be demon- strations by H.N.W.M.P. ot teat peg- ging, tilling at the ring and horse hack wrestling against a team picked from the G.W.V.A. it is also probable that the aircraft men will do some stunting, weather permitting, bul this Is as yet not de- finite. The day being a business holiday, all business houses, offices, factories, mines, etc., will be shut up tight, and everyone in the -whole city and dis- trict around Lethbridge is cordially Invited .by the above organizations to loin with them in a proper celebration of the day. Prizes, awarded by' the generous NEW YORK STOCKS NEW YORK, Aug. sal- es: C.P.IL, US; U. S. Steel, Xf'si; U. y. Steel preferred, 105T4. merchants ot our fair city will bo awarded every event, and all thosa ittendlng will be sure to'.have a very enjoyable lime. The "inner man" will not he neg- lected; ice cream and refreshments ill be available throughout tho .after- noon and evening. The events are scheduled to start at 1.30. To complete the day's celebration a big danco will be held in the main pavilion at the exhibition grounds Slipping as ho was about to descend the cellar .stairs In his home at Sarnia Felix Willelte, aged -16, .fell headlong to Ihe cellar floor below and was in- stantly killed. we will just treat it right and not ex- pect bonanza results every Mr. Walker says he has never seen better grass in his life in the Fore- most district, and he thinks there will bo llttla need to winter feed this year. Cattle will go into the winter heel fat. v BANK CLEARINGS Bank clearings for tho week ending today aro an against for the cor- responding wesk last year. centl buyi "Oanderine." ifter an application of "Dandcrinc" you can not tlnJ a fallen rialr or any dandruff, besides every hair shows new life, rigor, brightness, more col- or aud And We Want It Too Fast De clares Foremost Man in Interview. Former -Reeve Walker ot Foremost Is in tho city tortay. Blscuaslng crops in his district he says that the wheat yield will vary {ill the way from eight to thirty bushels to'tho acre. The host Erops in the country are In 7-12. East of Foremost they are not so good as weal, but on Ihe whole the yield will be a paying one, and the Fore- mout district wlir be a heavy shipper this fall. Cutting Is well advanced and threshing will soon tc started. Mr. Walker has the utmost faith in his district, "When I hear people talking about the failure ot that area L farming proposition I want to say things. I'd like lo wager a now suit o! clothes that there Is no parl ot North America, except perhips in Western Canada, .wblch, Within nine years afler being surveyed ami sot tied, has produced so much wealth as has the fifteen rhllei square bslweei Burdett and Bow Island south to Fore- most, Many of the farms in that dis