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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta *4!^1-i'.'-f------ ;aTUROAY, DECEMBER 28, 191R rilE LETHBRIDGF. DAir.V MEilAl.:) PAGE SEVEN' 0 FRITZ KNEW NOIIG ABOUT IT Wasn't Aware That Canadians Were in tlie Amieng Sector at Beginning of Offensive "I tliiiilo Augiial 8lh was ho greatest duy ilio Caiiadiuiis ovei' oxper-lonceil In Franco or Flanders," Buld PUi. Hob McCiillouffh ot tUo Hlghlnnd-oifi Uufl morning In telling ot some or llie experiences over there. "That WBK tho day we Idckod off Witli the Sreiit offensive which was really the start or Fritz- downfall. Fritz didn't know vvn were anywhere near the Aniionn sector,'and we took him so toinpletoly hy surprise that we Just walked along all through the day. We had imperials on tho right and a mixed platoon wKh French was also in our neighborhood, and altogether a pleasant tirae was had." Hte. lyrcCuUough was first wounded at tlic^battle of Passchendaele over a year ago and ' escaped winter In the trendies as a result. After sir months Iri the hospital and convales- "VENGEANCE'^ Three big stars are seen in "Vengeance," the new World-Picture, which on Monday will be shown at the Colonial Theatre. These stars are Mon-tat[u Love, Barbara Castleton and Madge Evans and each of these stars has a big, interest-ing role. The story told in "Vengeance" is one of the most unusual and interesting which has ever been given to the screen. It is a tde of India and London, and it is filled to the brim with'surprises and thrills. The manner in which "The Swami" has been staged will prove to be a delight to every movie fan. A. P. P. MAN GOES P FOR ML BIG BAIL FIXED RIchielvOr Ritchie on Stand Denies Charges-Two Policemen for befence, Too llllllllll llllii K K. Rlcliielr of thu A. P. P. force, was committed for trial on I'"riiiay evening by Snpt. Pennefather aften an all-day preliminary (ioaring on � charge of-having .robheci wltli violence .4ngelo Avian, talcing from' hlni tho sum ot $1.25. '-Rlphiel was admitted to hall in the sum of ?10,000. At tlui afternoon snssion of the preliminary hearing yesifrriay IJetective Egan of the city police force was tho first witness. Ho tpid of the warrant to arrest Richiei, and of .searching the latter's room at (he Letlibridge hotel, where he found the accused's revolver, handcuffs, etc.. and other police impedimenta wlilch gave him (he idea that Richiei belonged to the provincial police. Detective Sid Wallis also gave evidence oi;^, a similar naiitre. and told of searching the ground where the supposed hold-np took place. Mr. Mossey. pitbosK at Fedei-al No. 2 mine, told of Avian's arrival at the mine shack during the night. He telephoned for tho police after hearing Avian's story. A foreigner who was present at the time of Avian's arrival also gave similar evidence. Charles Doe and A. Mall, of the city garbage department, gave evidence of seeing a man running up the coulee the morning of the llith. They picked him up and brought him uptown until they met the police. Sergt. Arnold ot tlip A. P. P. was called by Mr. Hendry, counsel for the prosecution. Hr said the accused's proper name was Ritchie. He didn't know he was in the city until noon of the mth. Hb had heard something about a charge against Ritchie Ijefore that time, and went out to a restaurant to see tlje accused. Ritchie had told him he had been to the point with an Italian who had been> spending money very freely. He had left the Italian at 2 o'clock and gone back to tiie point on his t)U8iness of investigation. Ho miA he himself knew of tlie chargo against the accused, but Ritchie didn't know. He didn't know officially that the city police wanted Ritchie. Inspector Mundy had later informed the city police that the A.P.P. could produce Ritchie. When Ritchie was told We Buy and Sell Dominion and Provincial Government Bonds. Municipal Bonds.;: Railroad/ Public Utility and Industrial Bonds Correspondence Invited. DoMmioN Securities 6rpoeatio?i E. K. Wood - G. A. Morrow J. W.M.ichell W,S. Hoagens J.A.FfMer * T. H. Andison A. F. While ' ' - Preiideni - Vicc-Prcjid�nt ' Vice-PriBiMcnt - - * Secretary '  ' Treasurer - A�'t Secretary r AJj't Trc�jur�f LIMITBD. EiubUihx) 1)01 HEAD OrClCc: KING STREET EAST TORONTO MONTREAL BRANCH Cinad^ Life BulUini R. W. St.ele . . }^^u (i o'clock in the morning, but the Oriental declared he had not seen; Ritchie until tiie afternoon. Ritchie, lor Richiei, hinisei.i: then took the stand and made practically an absolute denial of laii the evidence adduced by the prosecution. He said he had been sent down from lidmon-ton to do special investigation woric, and that he liad visited seven houses in the red light district, but had never taken a drink. The court then committed Ritchie for trial, and bail was fixed at $10,';00. Ritchie is being held in the A.P.P. cells today, and it is undenstood that GOAL MINES WANT ELECIRIC POWER New Properties Being Developed-Consider Plan-Coal Prospects Bright Development of two of the smaller mines in the vicinity i.s likely to give the city an opportunity to dispose of quite a quantity of electric power. The Herald understands that ad-vance.s have been made by both the new Lethbridge Coal Co., working the Tayloi' and Hill mine north of the traffic bridge, and the Federal Coals, to the city electric department 'asking for power supplie.s for the working of the mines. Both these concerns are developing rapidly and would be mucli more efficient were the A.P.P. will now continue the police Investigation which was postponed until after the preliminary hearing. Economize! USE Old Dutch Cleanser for eleanins and scouring i- Tinware Graniteware Woodwork i Oilcloth Linoleum Enamelled Sinks and Bath Tubs Cutlery Refrigerators Better and cheaper than Soap. GRAY-DORT GARAGE ACETYLENE WELDING :: SPRINGS WELDED General Automobile Repairing and Batteries Repaired and Recharged Satisfaction Guaranteed All work under the e^Kpeiht managernent and stcpervision of George Law ford recently foreman of Graham Motor Co. Phones 1544 and 559 ALLEN JACK 409 2ndAT�. Oppftsite Letbbridge Hiici they able- to secure electric power for cutting, hoisting, etc. Mr. Henderson, of tlie L