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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta LOCAL mwi TOU EXPBCT If THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, JANUARY LOCAL raws LETHWUlXiE, ALBERTA. Raymond Man Is Found Guilty On Three Charges Judge Jackson Deferred Sen- Charges Had To Do With a Check A WITNESS RELATES PHONE CONVERSATION HOW ABOUT IT GIRLS Art weiturn to fadi eiutern glrleT You can judoa far yourself. There IB one fad In the east that it lent the Lethbridge f irla hive not taken up. Ptrtupe It It Uo cold in country. The eaatern who want to be right up to date are now wear- Ing large everaheee. The ahoaa are the four claap style but the girls have no UH for the They juit pull thorn over their boots and let them flop along. Will this be the next etyle for Lethbridge glrliT At the District Court on Tuesday morning, .Samuel Baker, ol Raymond. who elected for speedy trial before I his Honor Judge Jackson, was found I wno arrested the accused at Cardston, guilty on three charges in regard to I deposed to his Baring made a a cheque, cash! for which he obtained from T. J. O'Brien, of O'Brien and Milder, merchants of Raymond. Sen- tence was detsrred. The charges against Baker were that he, on Nov. 11 last, knowingly did forge a cheque purporting to be signed by J. B. Olier, payable at the Bank of Commerce, for the sum of f 150, to William Lang' or order. That the said Samuel Baker, on or about Nov. 11, knowing a cheque purporting to be signed by. one J. B. i Olier, payable at the same bank for ment, produced It. in which he con- fessed that he had forged the cheque. The accused, who elected to give evidence, denied that he had signed the statement. He said that the con- stable went out after he had written it and that the statement was signed In his name by a corporal of the' R.C. M.P. who was present at the police station at the time. He further said that he had only two weeka' schooling Too Low Estimate Income Tax Means Heavy Penalties Taxpayer Must Submit Tax Re- turn and Send Part of Tax Along With it There hare been many amend- ments to the Income Tax Act In re- gard to the forwarding of statements PAGE SEVEN of which the public These are carefully handbook circulated Is not aware. covered In a by the Royal Trust Co., entitled "The Income Tai and the Individual." Amongst the amendments It I> made obligatory on the cltiion to send in his statement without waiting to be asked for it; nor may he leave the calculation of the amount to the offi- cials. He must calculate it himself and pay it without being asked to do so. Along with the form showing lis Income for 1920 he must send in, >y April 30, 1921, at least one-fourth ol he actual tax which he reckons him- FITTING UP G. W. V. A. ROOMS FOR THE I.O.D.E. CONVENTION Blaborate preparations are being made by the 0. W. V. A. to make the meeting place of tho I. 0. D. E. convection oa Thursday k place the club will be proud of and a place the women will be proud to meet In. The convention will be held in the audi torfum of the O. W. V. A. club rooms President Tom Longworth thi morning said the auditorium will be fi for a "colonel's inspection" when the women get ready for business. Thi Veterans' orchestra will supply music and some of the decorations will be flags and floats. Bob llarrowman is doing some work on signs and floats A big welcome sigu will greet the delegates at the front door. and could not read nor write. It was self liable for, the rest being payable brought to thi knowledge of the wit- ness that it the preliminary trial, __ _________ ______ the sum of f 130 to William Lang or before Magistrate Barker, he had ack- order, did alter the said document If it were genuine. That the said nowlsdged that be bad signed the statement referred to. Asked to sign Samuel Baker at on or his name in court the accused did about Hov. llth, by false and frau-1 so, and the ilgnatiire bore a striking dslont pretences did obtain from T. resemblance to the one he disputed. C. O'Brien goods to the valua of ?24.40 Dr. Conybeare produced evidence und a cheque signed by tho same T. j which the accused admitted, that he J. O lirien for the sum of the said false pretences being that a cer- tain cheque for the sum of pur- porting to be signed by J. II. Olier, Dupable to William Lang or prder, ou the Bank of Commerce, Lethbridge, then given by him to the i eald T. J. O'Brien, and in exchange for sjmllar 0freBC8 to which he is at present charged at Lethbridge In August last and had served ill months in jail. Cr. Conybeare, K.C., appeared for the Crown, and J. C. Hendry for the which he received such goods, was a valid cheque and would be honor- ed upon presentation. C. J. Hitter, druggist of Raymond, deposed to tho accused coming to his store and asking him it he had a cheque on the Bank 'of Commerce, Lethhridge. He said he had not but had only the blank counter cheques. lie asked him for one ol these and, eaying he could not write, requested him to nil It In with the name of the bank and the amount ot 1150. This he did. A Telephone Conversation Archie Walker Donald, a farm hand. Bald that he knew the accused by the name of but did not know him real name. Ho said that he met him on the at Raymond and asked him to fill in the cheque in the name of William Lang and to ondorso it, and also to sign the name ot J. B. Oiler on It. This he refused to do until he knew that the cheque was genuine. He tpid the accused this, whereupon he asked him to ac< company him to the telephone office. Arriving there the accused got into long distance communication with the bank at Lethhridge and he heard him telling the manager, as he thought, that he was Olier and that there was some reluctance to get a. cheque of hit cashed as it was not known whe- ther he had the money in the bank To this he deposed that he heard it said in reply that the cheque was all right and .would be honored. Hearing this he said he had no hesitation in writing the name Lang on it, en- dorsing it, and signing the name J. B. Oiler to it. He did this because he not going to cash the cheque himself, i.or to get anything from it, and it did not matter his filling In the name of Lang and the signature. He was given by the accused to un- derstand that he wanted the cheque cashed as he wanted to go to Card- ttcn to buy some clothes. He wad not sure when speaking on the tele- phone he said Oiler or O'Rear. Transactions at stores W. Barrett, clerk in the store of O'Brien and Nalder, testified to thei MnxTTDtnr 7.. yssztt to t. An Ufi Uif, BATTERY ORDERS. Battery C. F.. A. Major W. Barnacal, Commanding. January 18th, 1921. Drill order. 7.30 p.m.. Armouries open. 8.00 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Section Qtra Drill. 9 p.m. to 10 p.nt., Signalling and Gun Laying, The following other ranke will report to Sgt. Hannan at .9 p. m. for Instruction to gun laying: Gnr. Llnge, G.; Onr. Beard, F..; Gnr. Parsons, G. W.; Gun. West- ley, A. H. Appointments and ,621 Gnr. Maitland-Harman, A. B. V., to be Sergeant with effect as from 5th January 1921. 621 Sgt. Maltland-Harman. A. E. V., to No. 1 of "A" Sub-sec- tion from thin date. later, with 6 per cent, interest, in three two-monthly Instalments. Should the Income be placed too low the individual becomes Immedi- ately and automatically liable to heavy penalties, even If his error is unintentional. The government offi- cials have no power to let him off. The law seta the eiact sum of the fine to be Inflicted. If the Income return is understated up to one-tenth, income tax will be levied on the deficiency plus ten per cent. If the income Is understated by more than ten but less than twenty per cent, the fine Is one- half the amount of Income omitted. If the income Is understated by 20 per cent, or more, the whole of the amount of the unreported income Is taken lu fine to that amount. If, for Instance, an Income is returned at when It really Is the fine is In addition to the unpaid por- tion of the tax. CePellWon'tCarry Liquor After 24th To Prairie Joints Importation Stops at End of Month, By Ottawa Order in Council GRASS HOPPER PETCBUSY ON PETS Grass Hopper Pete, who became famous in the Lethbridge district last summer as dlspansgr of ar- senic for hoppers, with bin "Sick Is now away up among tho snow looking after pelts. His side partner in the hopper fight. J. A. Weir, of Lethbridge received a letter from Pete Tomklns this morning. In informing his mate what the provincial authorities have glveu him to do Pete said they pinned a tin medal on his breast, put a branding iron in his hand and gent him forth to brand all pelts. Pete claims he is not a student of nat- ural history and is seeking con- siderable advice about the differ- ent denizens of the woods. Pete is afraid he might mis- take some nice little cat some day for something more vicious. How- ever Pete's friends In Lethbridge, and they are many, wish him til kinds of good luck In bis hunt for pelts. Setter Salaries For the Ministers In the case of delay in forwarding 8 No liquor will be acenpted by the C. P. K., for po.ints In Alberta, Sas- katchewan or Manitoba after January 24. Announcement to that effect was made this morning in Superintendent C. D. MacKintosh's office. The an- nouncement read; "Under orders-in-council passed by the Dominion government at Ottawa on January 1st, 1921, the Importation ________... of intoxicating liquors into the Newfoundland for higher inces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and........ Alberta Is prohibited after January 31, 1921, Therefore effective January 24 shipments of intoxicating liquors for Importation into the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta will not be accepted." It will be remembered that an- nouncement was made from Ottawa Through the campaign conducted y laymen of the Methodist church In ianada and Newfoundland for nil wages for their ministers been received. This allows an In- crease that Is helpful but-will not make any ot the preachers million- aires. Those behind this movement feel the results have been satisfactory. In Canada and Newfoundland the num- ..__........._______. her of circuits reaches 200 and this recently that importation would stop i wln make an. increase of about at the end ol January. Since cactt circuit. The minimum salary, !8itlme' large shipments of ti.. T j, large snipmenis 01 added to the tax. If an individual la I liquor have Been coming Into Leth- Uon intorna- brlflge 8nd thls a number of lovemment officials estimated that such adequate records and accounts, as prescribed by the Minister of Fin- ance, he makes himself liable to a fine of a day. A statement may be punished by a fine ot and six months In Jail. _______ that liquor In store In this city now is val- ued at more than two million dollars. The new prohibition law does not close up these stores of which Leth- bridge has four. They are allowed to shin Intoxicat- ing llqaor to British Columbia as long as their stock lasts and at present la- _ dlcations are that some of them will COURSE FOR SOLDIERS' j De doing business for a long time yet. WIVES AT LETHBRIDOE The home branch of the Soldier particularly for the wives of soldier which was placed at has, in nearly every case, been arranged for. Recently a, meeting of the commit- tee in Toronto In charge of this cam- paign was held and It was decided to continue the campaign nntll the an- nual conferencei. WANT DUTY ON PAPER RESTORED IN SPAIN IT. "D viuuj oe iui U.UHB in tnB Jjetn- Settlement Board Is having series bridge district is In Lethbridge Feb- of short courses for soldier settlers' ruary 18th to 26th nilna 'm iheaL "e Purther and application Grand Prairie, Peace Biver, Edmon- forms may be obtained from Miss ton Red .Deer, Calgary and Loth- Fern Hotton, direqtor Home Branch CalMrr. Allwrfa MADRID, Jan. paper mill owners are making efforts to In- duce the government to restore the duty on paper Imported Into Spain. ____ _- ._......, In government quarters It is declared settlers, yet the lectures are entirely j matter will be considered with due open to the public. regard for newspaper and printing The course for those in the interests. Calgary, Alberta. nsion department of the Ualver- "rruinnetera will tint unnnfl ,'ia! Batterings for the whVat- dition. She suffered a relapse immed- nfwhatsMTer in imhSJ the course- 'iatel51 8fter the crown calls whatsoever in the nubile Althmigh the arranged Frederick Wilhelra, who been via- -_________-____________ itlng her, returned to Wlerlngeu. ils whatsoever In the public streets. Strength The following taken on strength as, from llth January, 1921: 623 Gunner Johnson, John. 6J4 Gunner Edw. W. Barnacal, Major. Commanding 39th aBttery C. F. A, C. P. R. EARNINGS He offered the cheque ol ?1SO and wanted it cashed but there not 'being sufficient cash in the store at the time do he agreed to give him a cheque for in lieu of the change on the goods, purchased tak- ing tho J130 cheque in exchange. Mr. O'Brien deposed to signing the cheque which Baker obtained. Ulrich Bryner, ot the Raymond Mercantile Co., In the witness box stated that the accused came to his store and. there purchased a suit for and a collar for 40 cents. For this he tendered the cheque of O'Brien nnd Nalder and received thei balance lin cash. Mr. J. O'Rflar, a farmer ot Skiff, Bald that he had known tho accused for about twelve years, he having worked for him. He had been in the habit of paying him in cash and in cheques payable at the Bank of Com nerce, Lethbridge, and he thought lhat the accused knew that he banked there. Constable Staley, of the A.P.P. decrease 1921, LATEST OIL NEWS From Tha MONTANA FIELDS Get posted. Subacrlbe for M GREAT FALLS LEADER Great Falls, Mont One year, six months, three months, Steamship Are yon thinking or sending for your friend iu the Old Coun- try? We shall be pleased to quote rates and assist you in every possible way. We can now arrange passage FROM Danzig. Hambum, Antwerp, Na- ples, Trlost and other Continen- tal points. For all kinds of steamship THE ROfSITER PheiM 1415 HlQlnfeotham Blic Information O. COX 940 PHONE 1819 Income Tax Financial ANALYSTS Busin ess ENGINEERS RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. M Audle Bulldliu Third Avenue teutk QUAKER BREAD Hu Alwart Enjwd Ike Confidence of the Housekeeper John Gi'more Ltd. Bakers of Quaker Bread. PHONE 378. A Worthy Purpose our Home-Ma de Bread has a worthy pur- pote. It brings health and strength and a meal- time satisfaction to rhe folks who partake of It One slice calls for a loaf; one loaf forma a habit. KIRKBY'S gives Children strong backs, sturdy legs, and rosy cheeks. Give the Children health first, for a good start in life. Crystal Dairy Phone 1576. LIMITED When you are sick you have three kinds of past, troubles present, troubles to come. Get HEALTH today. SMITH and SMITH CHIROPRACTORS 208 SHERLOCK BLOO. PHONES 1441. 4 IMPORT ANT BOOKS A good one for the Citizens' Committee, "CITY MANAGER IN DAYTON" THE RIGHT BOOK FOR ELO- CUTIONISTS AND OE- BATERS, "BELL'S STANDARD ELOCUTIONIST' A NECESSITY FOR EVERY AUCTION PLAYER, THE NEW LAWS OF 1920 "AUCTION METHODS UP TO DATE" BE YOUR OWN LEGAL ADVISOR. "DIGEST OF CANA- DIAN MERCAN- TILE LAW" 1920 Revised Edition. McKinley Sheet Mvwic WhiUker's Almanac Twentieth Century Book Store GUESSING COPPERS; NEAREST TEN WON HANDSOME PRIZES As adrertlMd the coppers in Hy- lands and Co.'s window were counted last nlf ht In the presence of 8 repre- sentative of the Herald, and prises were awarded as follows for the est estimates. While a Urge nunber of the coupons were deposited by people from all over Southern At- berta, the majority ot the prlres went to Lethhrldje people. Estimates ranged from 277 to There were 2911 cent pieces In the window. The coupons showed tho tea nearest to be: O. H. Barrett, 1255 Bth Are. S. Estimate Awarded Mole and Hudson Seal Far Cape. James Donald, 6ZZ 7th St S. Estimate Awarded Lady'a Velour Coat with Bearer Col- lar. Barbara Ocrrett, 635 llth St. N. Estimate 2852. Awarded Oeor- fette Blouse. C. D. Stelnes, Hill Blojk. Estimate Awarded Silk Underskirt. A. B. Bmeno, 11W 7th Are. S. Estimate Awarded SUk Hose. Mona Delany, Box City. Estimate (No 313) Awarded Silk Hose, Perdue, HOI 14th Are. S. Estimate Awarded Silk Rose. Mabel M. Leggett, Oalt Hospital. Estimate (No. Awarded Silk How. Earl Martro, Manyberrlei. Estimate (No. Awarded Silk Hoae. TWO MEN PLEAD GI1YOFTHEFI Seittastt Deferred Until Febru- ary-Cases Set For i Hearing In the District Court, before his honor Judge Jackion on Tuesday mornlna-, Hugh Forgie and Clinton Graham pleaded guilty to the thefi of the sum of on Jannary 8th last, the property of Richard Morgan of Taber. Sentence was deferred to February 8th. Clem- Ritchie, of Majrrath, elected for speedy trial on the charge ed against him of knowingly forging a chegne to the amount of 134 drawn on the Bank of Montreal In the atM of Ort Minor, made payable to George and endorsed with tie uma of George Richards. The cue WM set for hearing on Monday the 14th. The charge against Bill a ihinaraan of Lomond, ai alleged, ot unlawfully committing IB atsault on Tom Rodgert by stabbing him with knife was set for hearing on afternoon of January 37th. E. Chaplin, 713 3rd Ave. 3. Estimate Awarded Silt How. J. W. Davidson, of Calgary, has been appointed one of a committee of two Canadians to go to New Zealand ami Australia to organise Rotary Clubs. BAKED BEAN SUPPER WESLEY HALL THURS., JAN. 20th FROM TO t O'CLOCK MENU COLD ROAST PORK, BAKED BEANS CHILI MUM POTATO SALAD APPLE PIC WITH ICI CREAM TEA COFFEE 75c SIR ALEXANDER GALT CHAPTER. LO.D.E. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT CONSISTING OF VAUDEVILLE AND A COM- EDY BY LOCAL TALENT IN MAJESTIC THEATRE FRIDAY NEXT, JAN. TICKETS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY CHAPTER MWOKTH" "MERVED "AW AT TO Reminder of House, SOc. A Real Grocery Store I There'a quite a distinction between the flommon garden variety Of grocery atorea and cure. built to render 100% service. First and foremost Is the high quality we offer and eecond ie the care we take In getting It to you. Tetley's Golden Tin Tea, Rolled mn OOC s-lb. sacks Buckwheat 2 pkgs. for Pure no 45c Malt. Per bottle Purity per cube ARRIVING TODAY HEAD LETTUCE, CAULIFLOWER, FRESH CELERY HOT MOUSE RHUBARB, AND BANANAS per tin Tartan Canned Cataop, 2 tins tor Bee per tin Scotch Pearled Barley, Per fkg............. Hawaiian Sliced Pine- apple, No. 2, can ciark'a P.M We's English Golden 2 bottle, Buckwheat np 10-lb. sacks Keiller'a "Dundee" 4-lb. tins, mm each King Beach New berry, Raspberry and Black Curraut. 4-lb. <1C palla, 1 ItIC Sure AM per bottle Ciark'a 45c 20c 15c size, per Ib 15c lar 8Bc, on sale, Per Ib -n SPECIAL-Scotch Kippered Herrings, and bcotch Herrings in tomato sauce. Beg .price 2Sc. Qn sale, 2 tins GEO. KERR CO. PHONES 1453 mod 1386. ;