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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta LOCAL THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TM HBlAUIfl PABE OF uvt FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 25, 1921 ALBKUTA. Doubtful Whether Child Poisoned By Demented Mother Will Survive Mother is of Sad Case Told By. j Police The deniouLed woman, who attempt- ed to commit tiuicide on Friday ft-fter- lioon by somo tabieU of chloride of mercury and administered BQine to her girl ot six years whom hml with her, is reported as pro- gressing towards recovery. The child, however, is In very bad slmpo. and little hope' are held that sho will pull through. Suffered from Delusions It would -appear that the woman in Huestion is a cultured female, being the composer of songs and music and u writer of .stories. She came to police station somo little time buck, from delusions, with a tale sho told Chief Uiltaspio that she had j been wronged by two men who board-: ed with her and that, as a conse-! qucncc. sho was suffering from i catarrh of the nose. She also stated j that she had tuberculosis, aa the men had spat into her teacup. Investiga- tions '.vsro made by the chief when iie tool; the matter in hand, and undor Ills advice the premises the woman! hiK that the interest he showed in lirst aid work was not only a provin- cial interest but a nuUoual one. This tribute was endorsed by Superintsnd- ent Ponnefather in referring to the work of Chief Hardy in connection with tho training of the team which won the shieM. .Mayor Hurdle, in nrcocntuiff the trophy, 'spoko of the honor brought to the .tity in its win- ning by the local team, and further eiflofflzed the Hue work of Chief Hardy which made this possible. N The proceedings closed with a dance, in which the music was fur-' nished by tho recently organized six- piece orchestra of R.C.M.P. KEROSENE DROPS TWO CENTS MONDAY VETERANS HEAR [BUSINESS IS SLOW AT LABOR BUREAU The North Star Oil mid Kellning Company lodny announced u two cont drop in tho prlcu of keroseno to lake I effect Monday morning. A week ago j the Imperial Oil Company announced 1 a drop one cent u gallon. i VITT j Cheaper Insurance Than Kegu- I'lTrriBUHG, Fob. price of I _T Pennsylvania and other Krailes off lar Companies Because No t-rudo further reduced today, j AffCflts Needed according to announcement mado i ifpi? OvcNimeut insurance for returned cut 25 cents a barrel, making the new price at the provincial labor bureau in is slow: lint of unemployed registered at the buruuu is tlowu to forty-one During j the past week twenty-eight men were i given permanent employment and six J wero given casual work. Four women were given steady work ami noven Tcmain ou the books as unemployed.' Klve woman socuretl casual work. KIvo farm laborers >vero placed as well as one sheep-herder. Other placcment.s were: one cook, FREED ONCATM1FT district 01 T1 "q OI1C flyman. iilay night in the G.V.V.A.. auditor-" und 1 mm by Major C. B. Topp. D.S.O., M.C.. i director of insurance. Ottawa. He i explained that no medical examina- j i tion is necessary, no matter what the j applicant's condition might be. Every man who enlisted or was drafted in the land, naval ur air jforces was eligible for this insurance Bis also were those in the Imperial j who had lived in Canada before Hopes To See Work Start Early in Spring on 1% Project Counsel for Lee Dye Objecis That Exhibit of Sample Not Admissible IT occupied were visited by the medical Action Discontinued bv Crowff oificer of health and the sanitary spector, and were found In u filthy elate.- One of the men she accused was interrogated by the chief, in re- When Confession is Not Allowed RldE6' chargd no truth in them. He stated that he i j s the premises'.ere so j stSe 'oVu stou made by the accused to Detec live Crerar of the A.P.P. befors his ery loousmj., arrest_ counsel on either Bide, Dr to her nose Conybeare ,or the Crown> and Virtue for the defence, cited cases in their arguments as to the admis tho war and had returned to this coir ry. The minimum policy. Major explained, is 5500 and the maxi- mum is J5000 and the premiums aver- age about ten per cent, less than those charged by the insurance com- panics. An interesting argument was raised in the supreme court _ on Saturday Maior Topp saM llle government Is! cnsp vs Briscoe opened .ot' .Loe able to give insurance at such cheap !in tho Supreme Court on Friday after- Bodily Harm Done to Ben Walsh j Irr.satKni is the big subject of con- versation in the hotel lobbies in .Mac- j leod. The F.cthbridKO Northern forms i tK' chief tlicnic and many believe that I when tlin work starts on that district next sjirins Macleod will greatly I benefit. Every one nnnly believes that Iho provincial government will do some- thing to "iiual tho guaranteeing of tile bonds. They believe the ease .was watched and the woman was found to be in the habit of walking on the streets, acting Imtting up her finger: on one occasion at a well-known citi- j.en. Escaped While Detective Wat Proceedings were t-iki-ii in- and of the prisoner's .into. The case was set for one o'clock on Friday afternoon, and she was, waiting in the police station, in the j mat a voluntary-' statement cuter office of the chief, with Detec- Itive .Wallis and Probation Officer Lamb. Magistrate Irwin was a little late in coming down to the court, and Detective Wallls went to .the lihono la tho -chief's room to phone him that everything was ready. In the 'meantime the woman rushed out .de accused, given without thVeal to a police officer, was is evidence, though statements made in question and an- swer were not. Dr. Conybeare quot- ed procedure in the English Court even it was held that state- ments made'by persons to tho police In answer to questions were admis- sible, provided they -were not obtaih- pump was applied as soon as the two victims arrived at the hospital, which they wore rushed. to T'DHIN Pleasing Function at Presentation H.C.M.P. Made without any threat, etc. Virtue argued there was threat and that the police should not be allowed the privilege of question- ing an accused man when such privi- lege was not allowed TJudge or cotin- isel. His Lordship hold that even if there was a suspicion of a threat on j the part of tho police in obtaining j'a confession the accused was entitled i to the benefit-of. the doubt. He held that when Hetective Crerar said to the accused that would obtain a search warrant for the production of i the hide of the heifer, alleged to havo j been stolen and killed, it constituted I a throat, and he would not, therefore, allow the evidence. On this Dr. Coaybearc, who said that his case for the' Crown depended on the cdntession made by Gwilljm, entered a nolle, proseciui, or discontinuance of action, and the accused was discharged. This leaves the Croivn the liberty of. proceeding with the case on the find- of further evidence. Tho honor attached to the winning of the Shaughnessy by the, loam of the "K" division of the IS.C. iing JI.P. was recognized in the Imposing ceremony at the guard room of the i HOTARIANS TO DECIDE barracks, held on Friday night, when j CONFERENCE DELEGATES the trophy was presented: In a stiff _________ competition, conducted by Colonel Hodgson, of the K M O 'Ottawa s Rotary Club meeting -will open to all the uniformed police in i be "f week that portion of Canada west of Fort! was held llt nlght so thla ls trans- Wllliam, in which 33 teams took part i to L Tho average the following members of the "K" i has taken a big slump and division ot the R.C.M.P., Constables Kerr, Hay, Henderson, and Burns proved victorious. The shield received by Constable Upton, tho captain of. the team, from the Jiands of Mayor Hardie, and will udorn the walls of the mess room of tho barracks for a year, when it will be contested for again. Each 'of the winning team was presented with a winning medal in the shape ot a but- ton. Hljtory of Order With a squad of the "1C" division islanding at attention, and with the winning team in the front rank, an Jiddress was delivered by Professor Ottewell, provincial secretary of ths St. John's Ambulance association. Me i -traced tho origin ot 'the association from tho Knight Templars and the hrder of St. John of Jerusalem. In Malta, at Valetta, tho Knight Temn-i Jars established a hospital, which in its design was up to the hospitals of (lie modern day. The hospital was opened during: the war and was staff- by Canadians. It was a remark- able feature, pointed out the speaker, that of tho members of the St. .John's association, at the time the war hrokn out, volunteered for hos- Iiilnl.service, and, in the aid they rend. in the evacuation of the wound- fd in tho retreat from Mons, wcjre given the highest commendation pos- sible by tho authorities. The motto that distinguished the association was tho faith in service for humanity in rendering first aid before a doctor was procurable. Tribute la Chief Hardy Professor OUewcll spoke in Iho frighest terms of tho work of Fire Chief Hardy, In itn being instrii- hicntal In tho winning of the trophy hy thn team of tho "K" division n.C. i k.P. He n.lid u Irrbntc to him in an appeal has been issued for a one hundred per cent attendance on. Mon- day. .The question ot sending delegates, to the big conference at the head of the Great Lakes will be the big topic for discussion. Some members the club are not satisfied with the small lumber who are going and they Lethbrldge to have a large represen- tation. ONE MILK v IS WESTERN put up .west of Ontario is PACIFIC MILK from the Fraser Valley. It is pure fucgh milk The only milk in Canada PACIFIC MILK CO., LTD. Fletoriei it Lldner