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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FAGE THE LCTffBRTPQE HERALb SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 1921 lETSJ.MICKEWANFAiERS KFERHOLDINGSTOCIiOWNAi Report of Saskatchewan Better Farming Survey Also ALL HE GOT FOR KILLING PREACHER WAS 12 AND BAD WATCH; CHICKEN CHICAGO, Jan. In for of frlwl chlckin, Rot- coe a today con- fessed to killing Rev. G. L. Out- rage, alio colored. The calloUEncii amazed the city detec- tives who stared astonishment Thampion, without a show of re- morse, detailed the crime between bites of chicken. "It was a joke on Thompson. "I went to all trouble of killing him and cut hli head nearly off with a raior and all I not out of It was 12.00 and a bum witch. Gte, this chicken is good." Thompson said ha thought preacher, whs retired and aged, had In a trunk. CASE APPEAL ID Suit for Payment of Notes Dead Horse Taken to Highest Court On Mr. A. B. left last nl-ht for REGIN'A, Sank.. Jan. set- tlers In the southwestern part of Sas- katchewan, who wish to leave their present locations, should bo given tho opportunity to transfer their present holdings to the crown and enter for s homestead north of thp main line of the C.N.R., from Kameark to Lloyd- minster, is one of the most important of the many recommendations con- tained in the report of the yaskatche- better-farmirir: before the protincial government yes- Amontt its other recommendations ftre a soil survey of the province, com- in the southwestern district; of sub-stations of the of affricuHure also commenc-: In the southwestern districts; co- with aad the appointment of a staff of agri- cultural trained in the for eTery four numicipalitios, jrorided that at least three of the four reonr-it the services of; mch a representative. Clored to Settlement The commission also recommends that orowo lands south of the Canad-1 lu railways on the C..N.H. main line from Kamsaek to Lloydmin- j ater should no longer be open for set- tlement: that some of the largest blocks of leased land should be leased for community grazing and that tracts of Inferior land abandoned by settlers i should be formed into community pas-' tnrw; that the Dominion meteorolog-1 ical suiTey be requested to obtain rec- from a sufficient number of points to enable farmers to note ex- actly the climatic condition under. Bank, of Iowa, the respondent. The which they are laboring. j case has been taken to the Supreme The commission accepts the view i Court of Canada in an appeal to set of. Sir Frederick Stuart and other an- aside the decision of the Appellate thorities in meteorology that there is division oE the Supremo conrt of Al- Jittle likelihood of the climate chanpr- berta. given in favor of the respond- ing In western Canada; that there will ent bank. It is one of particular in- be dry years, and that agricul- to farmers and others. Mr. tursl in the southwest ot is appearing for the bank, and the prv.'ince is not a Question of soil Messrs. McDonald. Martin and Me- fertility, but of adapting methods of Konzie. oi Macleod, with J. S. Ewart. farming to suit'the climatic condit- Ewa_rt. Scott, Kelly and Kelly, ions. The commissioners favor the use of large blocks of crown lauds as com- munity pastures, but 'do not favor in- terfering with the present leasehold- They recommend, however, that the department of the interior give preference In future when renewing erasing permits to applications from resident farmers on a community or co-operative plan. That the recommendation of the commission with the exception of those on farm management are related to the near future rather than the im- mediate present. The- majority of them suprrest policies or experimental ac- tivities to be undertaken by the uni- versity, the provincial government or the federal government for the im- provement of agriculture in the south- west. The commission concludes from evi- dence accumulated at its hearings and from a study of conditions in regions having somewhat similar.climatic dis- advantages elsewhere that a system of farm management in the southwest to he reasonably certain of success should be of a diversified character. or In February 191S, two A. ud Dygert, of K. K. gorl, approached him about buying a homo, ud on Tebruary Jlth consnni- mated a sale to him of a stallion nthuU Major. prtee iviu 11700. The nlftsmea took from KUIomn IB part payment, lu tho sum of an old stallion. For the remaining f 1400 they took the two notes which are the subject of the preaent aetlou and tho original one. At the time of tak- ing the notos tho salesmen took other documents from tho appellant called "Property Statement" and "Guarantee and Sab) Contract." At tho Ume of the sale there some talk of lusurlnK thy horse, of which the witnesses in the trial gave differ- out versions. The appellant paid tho amount of tho insurance promium to the salesman. Stltworth, before he got the horse. There WHS no proof that a policy was over issued, though .the salesman Leon Dytert said he received from appellant an applica- tion. In thta connection H. P. Dypert. was agent for an insurance company.! The Dies About a year and a mouth after the sale (about April 1. 1S19) the horse died. HAT AUTOMOBILE WUUCBltS WONT MAKI FOREIGNERS FIREARMS 1'imiNjIUaty, Jan. I'll of fiat Antonio tell also1 Automobile wilcfc today notlHwl the nunamoat of tlM worlu that .they, wuuld. re- fute to turn out for ortUr to thk decUloB men out of work, the determined to reduce their worktoc hours from ulilu tu daily. an nlafattf In action, (or tho-lull anoint of its rUlma and cusU. erwent appeal la the, dacitloia. ti the Appellate court. of The whole hinges on a> to whether the notes signed by the ap- pellant were to be construed u being ordinary pronfeiory and thus negotiable, of Hen notes. The court dlrocUeV that tho notes could be u and this being' so bank was entitled to recover. Meanwhile the notes had ?i' rrnri Ono of them had fallen due, on wsre other than notcs Tho appellant Killoran contends there was (MCI of nonltr to the bill with u fate lortlty inctltaf null muit Mt. Wuda Hr.wiey in "Kood for fat" a act speviaj ptey, and a variety of comedleu will Ottawa to- conduct the appeal case In which the appellant Is Francis V. Killorun. and the Munticello State of Ottawa, for the appellant. The appellant Killoran Is a farmer bank. and tho other was not due until Eome months later (Nov. 1, except by virtue of1 an acceleration clause. On March Bin, 1920. the respondent bank sued Killoran for JMOO and interest, representing the amount of the two notes of eacb. Dygert had en- dorsed them both to the Holbert Horse Importing Co.. of and this company, in turn, hsd endorsed them to the respondent bank before ma- turity of either note. Subsequent to this endorsement and delivery, one E. F. Dygert. son of the payee R. F. Dygert, purporting to be agent and manager for the father, eiecuted an assignment In writing of both notes .direct to the bank. This he signed I in the name of his principal, R. P. Dygert. By letters from the respon- dent bank and Its the ap- pellant had UUP notice that the re- spontleut claimed to be holder or signee of thejjotes. Tried In Lithbridge Each of the documents in Question contained two distinct parts separate- ly signed by the appellant and inde- pendently worded. The upper part was a promissory note, the lower part a contract setting out fully the terms of the case. Alter a trial of the ac- tion at Lethbridge, on May 37th, 1920, Mr. Justice Walsh dismissed the ac- tion brought by the bank for recovery of the amounts alleged to be owing under the two notes. On appeal to I the Appellate division decision was reversed. The court, consisting ot Chief Justice Harvey, and Justices Stuart, Beck and Ives, unanimously allowed the appeal and directed judg- ment be entered for the respondent a failure of consideration, In that the horse had tiet while irtik of loss was on Dyajajt, and on the bank as assignee ot the notes. COLONIAL 8HOWJ ATTRACTING who were fortunate to lie at l he Colonial theatre last ulxht witnessed a show ttiat will liu- ger long in memory. H wu uUuing combination of Hip vaudeville and feature (teo. 'opens the show with his clever mutilcai specialty act In which he some nno playing a variety of Instruments. Williard Huu-nU.ui and Miss Billie West offered something new to Leth- neat little comedy playlet with a plot, eutiUed "Dropping :iint." The act went over nicely to the delight of the crowd. Corlnne and Olive tcored a big hit being a, little tot of a girl aged about eight years who has the ability of a seasoned performer. iu big chunks were banded out and Anderson, a trio of knockabout comedians who seem to relish the taking of a buncl) of hard bumps. Mary Miles Mlnter was delightful in her photoplsy, "Anne of and with one or two other picture items on the bill the whole show Is right up to the Colonial stan- dard. This bill will make Ideal entertain- ment for the Saturday night amuie- I ment seekers. atin photoplv i Beit Monday rich. He wu a xlf- BUB eajored the that wttk achievement ud H. kW hb> way up from ohwmrlly to. potot when he eouM uruth mM lattd- the mm who had rnpoulhle for bU death la their bounty, had refined UM help wanted to work fnr to urt moiher's life. But with tht MftToMtt of nil hi WM BMirytof MB tor hk BWMT IMT hurt to U kk tiMaay! IUCMIUI, tM'poww hut. with- lovt, he wu Mir a btfiar In But OHM to tvtnr comet ton, U liut Ttw> cut br Mr. to ot C. Arttaft SUahopti and othtn. HIPPODROME VAUDEVILLE AT COLONIAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY For the first Hippodrome Vaude- Tille bill on the new and Colonial Theatre .management will offer an cutlonally good bill. and Company, the dynamic enigma, will present an amazing ex- hibition of electrical wonder working. Westerman and Hopkins In "The Thaee Mfle a clever comedy sketch, will nil au important position on the bill. 'Bill Prultt-J-the cowboy will be In-his musical spfeclalty act. Ths Morris Prince Duo will add a TORK-SUNBORY TORIES PREPARING TO NAME THEIR CANDIDATE FRBDBR1CTON, N. B.. Jan. ft meeting of the executive of the Tork-Sunbury Liberal-Conservative as- it was decided tn call a party conTontion on February 12 in for the bye-election rend- ered necessary by the death of the Col. Harry P. McLeod, M.P. A committee waa named to prepare a resolution to be fonvarded Ip .Col. family eipresaing flBBdolence and also the loss which constituency ho represented in has sustained by his dmrth. EMPRESS-Hnnday TUBS. The me Circle' Naur. Toumenr's Latest Photoplay Spectacular Feature Paramount Picture From Stevenion Tale. ONLY POSTAGE STAMPS AND CORKSCREWS CHEAP Thomas, Democrat, Colorado, testifying before the Senate Finance Committee holding hearings on the House Emergency bill recently, said: "The only the consumer can buy cheap- ly now are .corkscrews and postage atunps, aad he has no need for cork- Maurice Tourneur, who was so successful recently in bis picturiza- tlon of "Treasure has taken another Robert Louis Stev- enson story as the basis of his lat- est production, "The White coming to the Empress theatre next Monday and Tuesday. The picture was adapted from "The Pavilion on the Links." The story around the at- tempted escape of Bernard Huddle- stone, a London banker who has absconded with the funds of the Carbonari, an Italian secret society. Northmour, a gentleman adventur- er, consents to help Huddlestone get away, provided the banker will grant him the hand of his pretty daughter, Clara. The fugitives land from Northmour's yacht onto the lonely Scottish coast and take re- fuge in a country house there. Thither come the Carbonari, also a youthful wanderer named Cassi- Us, and a drama of love and con- flict develops to a startling de- nouement. "The White Circle" abounds in spectacular effects and artistic backgrounds which are alwayg as- sociated with Maurice Tourneur's name. Janice Wilson, Spottlswoode Aitken, and Jack Gilbert have the leading rolas. It is a Paramount Artcraft picture. KING'S THEATRE Phoenix) "The Picture Houie of Quality" MON. and TUES. A virile drama of the whirl- pool of Wall'Street; a mans faith, a .woman's, trust, and a startling and heart- stirring. A KINO WITHOUT LOVE' IS ONLY A BEGGAR IN PURPLE King Solomon, famed for his wis- dom, his wealth, his magnificence and his multiplicity of wives, said "Eren a king without love is only a beggar in purple." Out ot his wisdom and experience Solomon said these words, and It was out of experience John Hargrare quoted them. Hargrave Is the hero of "A Beggar in the Edgar YOUIL ENJOY YOURSELF AT THE m TO CIVEN BTV FRANK BUCK AND WHITE PIERROTS IN THE ST. AUGUSTIN'S HALL NcitTkrsday and Friday, 50e, frtm all and Drtu In BW of No. 4 Troop. Bay Tonjgb (SaL) "Hip" V.udrriii. FAY, HEALY A AMDtMON "l THEATRE CLOtPFIL HUTCHISON COMPANY COMINNI AND OLIVB MAMY MILU MINTIM "ANNE OF GREEN OABLEI" And other Two full 7 t pJrl. MAURICE TOURNEUR "The White Circle Anothsr mighty thriller by the vcreen's master of (weeping melodrama 1 A super-romance of !ove and honor, crime and a scenic background of incred- ible power and fascination. From 'The Pavilion an the by Robert Steven- son. This not a serial. TONIGHT ONLY! I I MON. and TUESDAY Tht Drat of the new "Hip" Cir- cuit that breaking all ree- MON. and TUESDAY From tfie novel by Andrew Souter of the Blood" and MACK SENNETT COMEDY, of real fun. fPRODUCIlCW You're a Pauper Now A drama of a man who broke the market, won wealth, but for his soul. ADDED ATTRACTIONS MOON RIDERS, MUTT A JfFF In "EverybodyVDoInn and PATHE NEWS. LAST TIME TONIGHT ot beautiful EILEEN PERCY 'IN HER HONOR THE MAYOR" AlJA big comedy