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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUBIEEN THE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1920 Elwell Murder Case Has All YORK, July element the classic detective bus ap Uor to have seen Elvf ell cirh in its most dramatic setting in homo by a man in a racing car at tbje Buell case which since June 11 J.Sfl. .A asserted lie has defied solution by. tho foremost hiddriven tbie" sportsman honie'dlrect- lyziter.-rhe'lett the' More'impcrtaut evidence seemed to lie in of Ent- ,uedar- put' through two tele- phone calls from EimjU'E homo he- uveen 3 and o'clock on the morn- ing of the tragedy." The number call- ed In each case was that of llEitors had seen Mwdl and s1 ioiaiil to.' an upper Bmdiriy dance hail at a much later hour. A if this city. AVwitb. divorce, tlje slitter ot hleht life. boaaUful women gowned.and jaweled lor tho ball, the race track, the gaming ler, a.telephone.Off table and. far removed from the'fVem- ?s she to put zied wiirl of tho bright lights." the doting parents iu their vine-shaded home In the these an) woven into what has been pronounced bf detectives the deepest'ai'ystcry'of jesrs x .-r the handir of- in unknown-and- UBSUB- pected assauin, death came to Jos- eph Bowne Elwell in middle when cares amounted to anxiety over .a favorite race horse, eome'iutriciey of his ruling passion; or an after-theatre, en- gagement with "the woman in black" or "the lady In gray." Still breathing, though a. large cali- bre, bullet had plowed .through his Elwell was discovered at S.30 in the morning of June 11.clad pyjsmas'and slumped'down in a "chair against the wall ot the reception room first. floor of his. .three, storey house in 70th street He died several hours -1 ater vcithout. speakins a word .which' might betray the idea tity 'ot his slayer. fHe was found by Mrs. Marie Larsen Elwell's housekeeper, arriving for her daily work of tidying up the hoase. On a table at his side were several let- which, from r. racing as- sociate, had been, removed from .the (envelope. The letters hud been de- .'ilvered by the postman at 7.3" no weapon, no footprint, BO evidence of a strnggle, no possible clev- except a 45 calibre shell, such l as rt ejected from an automatic pistol of .the-stub. muaieate with" "nliu (luring' t o JwrnaiRiis" Faster. tFrom pur Own Correspoadvat) BUMRMORE, Alta., July 9. On Moaday evening, July 5th. tbe district members tae Inilependeut Order of where'i owa labor can produce vs mucti as in a Tvheat field; In Ihe AM ;'tt ".Southern iunt of water li anif ao j All we aro.try little it on our t MOVIES ARE EDUCATIONAL They Tetch a Lot of Pa Eager to. Learn Wben go lo tlio'ui6vlvs for our 17 cents worth of art and war tax, we should endeavor'to inake occasion as helpful as possiblo'. Mr, Haf field gladly; it don't pay him. Mr. Hatfiela's or failure at other points haV no particular wmco for os7 Mr.- tho main at concerns us. If ha thinks be his. discovered a ot increasing: riinftll; If ho rcAlly thinks this, tho -we cannot afford to ttnru- and llobeknh Lodges held otherwise we are gtr- what proTed to be one of the biggest i0g bim a trtiL" :f gatherings that has evtr lieeo'beld iu the Crows Nest 1'ass. The occasion was that of the installation of tho of- ficers ol Bollvue Lodge Its and the Belize' Kebekan Lodge by :.tho District Deputy, Graud .Master', }V, J. llartlett o( Blalrmore Tho opening of tie lodgo room it which baa heerl'lsteb acijuired and ex tensirelj altereil bv H. C. McBANlBL, J i Mcb BtittyV h Stolon 1 beec appointed- of Ihe Sup- reme Court Cojnty Court and Surrogate registrar for timite.fc- many-.mohths; he i After two weeks of {nrestjf allou aud merciless publicity thVsmall aruiy'of Investigator! became definitely'separ- ated into .two. ..Both, preface their'theories with'' the 'statement. I'nothfng is impossible." and each ctonit dogsediyltq The first a-iaajor- Ky 'of! the'detertfcres; Mi, it tje doori'were Some enemy, nian'or Elweli." The" numberinE mfeny of El- weU'B former.1 friends >ahdiB rejected the manhunt ttart I cd Itisjaralficatjons extended nil ore.r circle ot i hack into the dead J past everv casnM acquaintance or every who had Mnn anuoed Everv fcossiblj motive tor'lns lillihg was eiplored-Lore aSatrslocg and pals grilled to discover a motive for the" crime Dvery real or suapeetet effniilT" was probed All led tSme wealth inforiiiMkni the dead man's leisnrelr life, his refutation, for- suave good nature am hie womeu'g.h'eartB. Bn not a ray 01 light on the crime Itself _Tlie known ficts of how Blwell spent the njght-ibefore.his deathVare" During the early evening cjc of a d.nier at large hotel, other guests were SSivand Mrs. bsw- ifehn. Jlisa Viola and a SoaUi juarJiallst who met ElTell lor the nearby table sat Victor Von Schlegel, di-orced husband of Miss Kraas aid Miss Elly Hope Anderson, a singer wliose who were present agreed aftw- that there was' no. show-of ill feeling between Blwell and Von Schle- gell, though they brushed shoulders on'the dance floor, several times with Wn Schlegell's former wife dancing with the sportsman. 'After leaving the iE'OIm party, including JFHw'oll. went to arroof garden they, re- mained until..1.30.when .all 'left and rdered 3Ua.: Larsen .he: housekeeper, Vg material wit ness. Many that tie woman's scandal' eridehc'ie; whici might end to tie' apprehecsion ot th'i guilty person. release onlftred by District Attorney Swan.Cwho Bald tha' no evidence sufficient to hold "anyone had been sccured.y During thA coarse; tion AsEiEtan t At a investiga- torney Joyce nelt ot 'ettibrldge was jrcseui aud here viero members from Pmcher Blairn.oro Michel aud 'erule amqng the Alter the 'ustnlktiou' ceremonies a loclal even- ing was held and refreshments m'of Tvbicb'were supplied'by the lad- ie of Ihe Be'lvue Hebekah Capt V Beebe returned Tuesday mo'rniug from Portland, Ore., and other S. A. points. Capt. Beebe was' pres- ent at the Shriners me'et at Portland. ;The miuo rescue team of the'West Canadian ColSierics. Ltd., Journeyed to Drumheller over Dominion Day 'amV [ook part in tho mine rescue contests iield there. They WjOii third place this year each member hcing presented wltU a gold signet ring. Last year the local team was second best in the con- tests. li. P. Robert, superintendent of the West 'Canadian Collieries, Ltd., left last week-end for Creek'. Alta., where he v.-ill probably take over the management of the Sauriders Creek Coal Co. late with the'-oF1.-.. M: here has gone-to Cres- i SAY "DIAMOND DYES" Doat or ruin your material la t dye. luat OB dmctwu m patiijt glad We ahould take to ourselves golden les- sons 111 observation and for. in the turmoil of our everyday existence we are quite prone to over- ook many little details that should ba tight of: For example, in the movies all bank- ers come down lo business in the morning, wearing silk hats, .and all lady vampires are long abd rangy, Yet few of: us, rush of dayy I long.-J'otsbodins Prcca add have .their faces garnished with life, RUSSIAN SOVIET TO v HAV-orFICE IN frequently out of aaiiage to have, a did- oreut-suitBf Clplhes (or each iOO 3t Qlm, farther u pitchfork rides around HI a, bugs) moite us a power ful ill helping as' to see lite rt tilsis. ool jo We piano or for the purpostf ot who jets hlt'iu the face with a custard pio or vrhat great artist, with consummate reel lues oil Hy F A aud W Sloan, irembera of Can amsu ayndrckte which tracts' forerua Uuited Sites Talaed have been in Montreal tills for carryiuc them iiounced this, (Ion trade mission will likely ed in Montreal. Lift Off Corns! No Painl Jas. Woods Thompson Co. ton. where lie will .open up in buainess for himself. Mrs. Woods and family will leave tor Cres- ton at the end of the month. W I! Chappell and family left for their summer vacation on "MonJiy wiH visij points in eastern Canada. The Rev. W. T. -Young will remain in Blairmore as. the pastor of tho Cen Drop a little aa" ai-hing com, instant- ly that com.slops hurling, then short- tral .Union church :for -an Indennite'Mx'you-llft-lt righ't off with fingers, period. There was some, talk of.JIr. Truly EigBtwn Dollars Per Ton 'r Is leaving Blairmore but owing to the request of the congre- gation and the kindness of the Metho- dist to hare Mr. .Young stay as pastor of .the bnion church During sir louigs car ns pastor progress d so favorably that.this'year the con- has decided ,to. place the lurch on a self supporting basis acd hereby drop all denomlnationalism lr Young who is at heart a TJulomsl 'ill no doubt carry on the gob'd'vv'prk nil the progress report at he vear is looked forward 10 with optimism. PHEDBK1CTQN, N. B., July 10. New BrunsTVlci's hay crop year will 'fee' 'one-third less cordipe tolthe official crop rBp'oft given out provincial department of agrj culture this i morning.'- as ton fn aidito m8 fields are ill some cases, twice that which was that the yield in the principal potato growing counties will be "greatly less from Tarious counties, although vary the and era fs-qrabie from the north ern and eastern The eastern section of the province Is said to suffered considerably from the operation ot the cutworm on all garden crops, while local garden ere also have been finding them ver: plentiful this year. who wished to reduce. She find a livery would, risk' a horse Families Who Start the good custom of using 5 1 Instant Postum as their table change back to coffee. There frequently'follows such a in health thai this comfort, together with Postum's satis- fying change a permanent one. If you have not started using Postum, why not Order a pack- age from your grocer? j Canadian Postum Cereal'C.O., Ltd, Peopk's Forum Your druggist 'sells a tiny bottle of FYqezone for sari1 Icier) t soft com, and the cal- or irritation Lo remove o'.pry or corn liBtween tJje i luses, -Tvithoiit sdreDE Back East to Tit GO By Boqt Hast is uot old memories urging you to go back- home this Of course you'll go by boat and enjoy the cool, luxurious, comfort- of tho. "HamoQic" and You'll enjoy the thrill of parsing through the agree, for'.sccrsery dif> ficult to find a lovelier than Uni .there's the fun-on shipboard, tho dauees, _ aid "Huronic" 'day, "iVcdnesda leave Dulutli every Sunday, Tuesday and ay aud Saturday Detroit and every" JTon'dn Windsor. ji _..., Any. route you hy lake and rail upon request. Passengers from "fand-nianytpblals Western Canada >may have choico.of routes, or I AVinii'ipe'g tpblats flu Western Canada >may have choico.of routes, froov4] I i full inforniaaoB.-asKivSjir ibcal I 'II AVIGATION COMPANY THE'RAINMAKER Whllla, Alia., July'S, 1520. Editor, f ethbrldg" r f J recen' article re Hat IcM, "tho Rainmaker" having been irought to my attention'by some ot the subscribers to the Rainmaker lund and I haung been one of the committed sent to to ne Bolialo a contrict rlth Mr HHtfield perhaps H would be best for .me to make reply. Wliat point the Herald wishes to make In the article it is difficult to see. Of course we are all aware of the benefits.i _of .Irrigation where the land is fit'for It and wat.c-r can be obtained to carry It on. We are also aware of'lls tho endless work emailed in Its practice. But has it never'occurred-l'pa you how foolish irrigation would look pro- vided we could devise .some system get'all Iho rain wo ut'ctled. Xo'w all of us.have observed thati-: all through the growing seasoa-'thcrc nro great quantities.of clouds.In the sky almost daily. The only reason'we cannot get all the from these clouds is Just simply because we. don't know eno'iigh. Wo hava rains most but t'nesc rains aro; not heavy enough. "Mr. HatlieW's strongest claim la that he .can Increase Ihe foil making them Wavier. This 13 all wo require this the richest community in Cariaila or anywhere else. This Is going to he a great country and a prosperous country In time In spite of all the boomers atid booslcra which our cities In their misconceiv- ed policies can hire. Tho size, prosperity ;iml ncncc of the cities of Alberta depends most of nil on tho degree of pros- perity and permanence of thfc farm- ers of the west; anil you can never maxo I.clhbrldgo or any other town In Southern" Albc-rUi a real My un- less, you have a successful farming community behind H would fccm to an .oulnlder, 1 ho- lleve, tho towns of slioulil have already seen the futility of tho towns trying to make llic .pouulry. A glau'cc 'at the 'flnnhclnl' statement of would tend to show that It doesn't pay. WO "don't know tint- i" field can lucrcaso our rainfall or not. He., claims rnn. However. know as.'much about It as Mr. Mnrno.jli most earnestly horo that hn van'increase jl. :H ho can there IH no place 1 .yo'.iiy sooner bo than right here, anil on a farm. Kpr tiwo Is no HI roafly onras it .J J) Is loaned to you a perlp.rt ot tifile at FO much per montli and Uablo to recaH o'r Increased diarges at almost any Tour bndldril dictates HOW MUCH acd HOW LON'O. you can but obey his demands because it Is his house. Thi? Tnble Shows What Your Monthly Rent Cheque Amounts to J In Ten, Fifteen and Twenty-Years. Interest is Figured at the Rate of, 6 Per Cent. and Compounded Annually. Kent Ilatc- 10 Years 2500 .1.................' 7.50S.40 10.2SO.D2 11.071.76 KjO.OO .13 Years: S.37S.S9 22.3fl.76 20 .Years TABLE TOR FUTURE REFERENCE '.50.S99.SO Look over-the-rprit table tor .yourself how 1 much' you will, pay In one -The .i amount "groivs, and ;'yo'u own' as much''at tha't time as you did at the thbugti you aavoipkld enough to buy the. place. Isn't it fulllo? You that pay tlat rent-lsn't 11 {oollsht.. Build how Own tKe House !yoti are' liiiyiiig for some- 'one else ybnr rent chefjues. a. part ot tho country you live In. The' rapid cicv'e'ioiinicnt ot the West Is an assurance that yout.-' property will not depreciate In value, but wllh the incentive of o-'ivning ycntr own home, tho Improvements, you will tho con- you will keep your Iiorao in will Increase homo'beeoihcs uh on at anj'' cither'through the banks for' H loan, or by sale. Own Your Front Door Key Build mean dollars to you, and action DOW sooner you wtll gel into yoilnhomo. And olbtr key, boarii anJ nail In the house. Eiilltl a homo lojig for it. Ask any fjilT'jnirtti 9, estimates, service it easily. by ,tny -.btf "dealer, I r x -v pTnn .f ready fum THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS INSERTED BY THE LUMBER MANUFACTURERS OF ;