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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME SIXTEEN" PAGES LETHBRIDCE, ALBBPTA, SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1920 PAGES NUMBER 19fl MURDER AND SUICIDE UN J.G. Waterson ot Pincjier Creek Shoots Wife, HID ;Soriet Cavalry Reach East Prna- dan With the Germans ''WARSAW JS -MENACED; POLES SWITCH GENERALS PAfllS, July, (Ascsoclfltcd cavalry forces havo advanced to-the Eset Prussian.r fron- according foa.} report, froin the French military mission In Warsaw, to the French foreign office. The- Bol- fshevlk lino', eitends.. from Suwnlkl, i tlity-miles more than fifty mile's ,lo 1-' almost Utr- north.of Warsaw. The Bolshevik hero not actually crossed.thp liprdcra1 ot Allcnsteln and are- fraternizing Ttie siya i but Ttlth. Iho Germans. f !t .understands 'the' Germans Qnd 'Bol- i -Vat i'he northern .wing ul the. Bolshevik now. la', menacing Warsaw direct lj. from tho north a well a from the Tho Bolshevik are now 25 miles otBialyslok. The. allied [troops In Marlenwerder 't be held" :'th'ere 'until' tho EltuGllofl clears, though [the" .plebiscite duties' have been ;crjm- J General 'RomerV-'.'cbmmander otHho'Jiral, Polish array, 'Which siifter- ed' most BeTeieljT; in; r 1 edKand. Genonil; has of tbo The advancenient p! General Hallbri Iho in 'anti1 iS'ihe In' "of the i was begun by the mission yesteMay. All jthe Important- technical Ecrrlces. arc being taken over by French officem i and advisers, -'and large authority has I i with all the staffs. Crew of Baltic" (Irish Say He Should Sail An Honored Suy He Shouldn't Sail NEW. YORK, July I among the- crew 'ot the slcamsmp iJal- tie occasioned, ijy the name of Ajch- bishop Daniel J. Mannii of. Australia "J'among today gave rise to uncsrtainly as'td.whether t thp vessel would sail for.Queenslown land Liverpool'at-noon'as scheduled, lu'romlsoupils. argument, nmorig-the (freir. co'n'c'ernlng tho Australian 'pre- voyage crystallized Into formal micllnKs. early today of Jlje National :Cpokl and Stewards' un- ion and Ihe 3f araeti and Kreraeh's un- joa wlilcb-Tvera'lo.decide what aclion lakcii." Among the crew are .many wno nre either Irish'or. Irish 'descent who claimed that Archbishop Mannix nhouM make the voyngo as1, an" hon- ,ored guest of the There is lo he, however, au equal number who eiprCEced Iho c-plntoii that he choulQ not ha allowed lo sail on a ehln flying the Drjtish flag. The for- mer jayo ilesitUory threats that If he not eon'ong llio pMsetigcrs they "go on'strike nnd the laltcr HON; C. R. MITCHELL ANNOUNCES ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE Gun On BothiPeadIRFliGA.riON AID WILL TAKE PLAGE Terrible Double Tragedy at Kirkham And Wife Were Separated and. She Refuted to Re- turn to Him to Committed at Three o'Clock This Afternoon Domestic trouble between Mr. and'Mrs. J. G. Waterson, husband of Pincher Creek, and wife of Kirkham Block, Lethbridge, terminated this afternoon in a murder and suicide. Shortly before three o'clock the husband reach- ed '.the'room? of his yife', pulled a .38 police revolver, put bullets -inhis four in himself. When Chief of Policer.Gillespie and Hugh McIIvena arrived on.the scene before 3.10 both victims were :The the room, the'number of which the chief did is on the second floor, was cover- ed with'blopd.-Apparently the husband'put; the four" bul- lets in his o.wn One shot entered his wife's hand and the'Qther enteredI her brain just above the left eye, and caused instantaneous death. Mrs. Smith, a'neighbor was in the rbbih at the time of the tragedy, but owing to her condition has been unable to give a coherent statement on what transpired.- U.S. Freights up Fares 20 v WASHINGTON, of 40 per cent In railroad freight rates In the ptr cent In the Mirth; 35 per cent. welt and 2p pet cent in the mountain Pacific territory were granted today by the Commerce fiommlMlon.- IncrejKd 20 per cent-, amount aiked by -Iho roads .Kelp In jinorblnn .the Increase, granted by the rallrMd labor boird. A jur-ttiarje of W. per cent an ratet for sleeping and parlor can wai granted, 20 per cent Increata In the rates on exceu baggage and feo.per oenL .In the on mHIc'' liKria'M rtiy betwne effective notice given by the'carrlera'to tne cofnmlnion1 arid the they must be put Into effect before" Since the" goiernnitht guarantee to the roads September...V It li generally 'understood that the advances willbe pirt Into toreei before that date. ''.r'-iVi _________-'. (CONTINUED ON. PAUB. EIGHT is Made of Big and on in Huge- Increase Indicates ;Sixty proprietor of 'the Saskatoon.Daily the Regiila Dally Post and the Border Cities Star of Windsor, On- tario, the- Leader 'Publishing Company, J-til., which controls the Northern Publishing pub- lishers of tie Saskatoon Phoenii, to the effect that tlie'Hegirla Daily Post has beon'taken pyer-by ihe Leader Publishing Comrar.y, Ltd., and will in the fulufe'ho" published from its office. Tho-Saskatoon Dally Phoenii hos been taken 'over by F. Herman; and will iir the future ho published from the office of Ihe Saskatoon Dally Star. Tho control of Hie .editorial policy of the P-egjr.n Dally foot 1ms been re- served by VrY'F-'Herman', who will 'continue lo direct it. The policy will he' Identical -with.that of the Saska- Slav. 'Co'ntrol of the edi- torialpolicy of, the Saskatoon Plioe- hli hag been reserved''hy the Leader Publishing Company. Ltd., whlch'con- trolj the jN'prthera 1'ubllshlns Com- pany. will be continued nnd will be identical with that of: tho Morning Advancing costs In Ihe way of news- prinf, labor nnd machinery, pelicd the scores of newspapers In Cnnadn and the Uniletl Stales during the last rear, the an nnuiicenicnl-states. The., publishers concerned In this transaction feel by it that they nre advancing the Inter- ests of tho communilleBjserved by their newspapers. By reserving'Ihe control of Iho newspapers which are chang- ing hands the publishers feel ibat .they "are obviating the objections or- dinarily voiced to cue-newspaper fields. MONUMENT TO HERO OTTAWA, July. increase of JOT.Wr 809-In .the customs receipts, for- the four months of the fiscalyear ending .shown by the statement just; issued from: the" custonia department. For- the period ending today. receipts totalled' while for the same period tast year they were For the month of'July, alone, the Increase .was receipts for. July .1920 being and-for July 1919, MONTREAL CUSTOMS'AWAY UP U.SILIFTS EMBARGO IMANGE AREA WINNIPEG, July buyers.'arc'now ready .to accept.. Canadjart cattle' from districts -which: In' riiint'yeari have oten acabs A. Walters and Dunbsr, one the .Largest handlers of Canadian'eattle In Chicago, said The J rayo'..llfted theT-ban' on all cattle 'whichthe Canadian department of -have bten. r dipped '-V Mr. i Is-hirnlng Itj Canada' for never of .conditions of .-her own, due.- the ,large .demand. In an'd IH Chicago'; are prepared to: fight_- to. the limit the .-bill providing for .a cattle' coming into.'''.the July customs receipts in typntreal for the ntoiilh of July will eicccd those of Lho'preV- ious.year: by two million dollars, the most significant. Increase' in tho' 're: cords of-tho''port. f, LAFOLIETTE WILL BE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DETROIT, July Senator Hoberl 31. LafDllcUe of Wiscon- ihc- presidential .X- candidate of-the faction of Ihe committee of 48 which refused to. amalgamate with the" lahor -5- '.-.parly at. the Chicago convention, nccoTQlDg to'vHow- ard.P. Williams, iiatlonalvice-' chairman-o[ the organization. passed the house at the last 'session of and 'will. come up In the senate at the winter session. BURDETT (Special- lo The' Hernld) BURDETT, July' C. L. Brunsdslc, whose farm ad- joins llic lown on the easl hol.cls the record Tor esirly ctit- ling in Lctlibridgc divis- ion. On Tluirstliiy lie started cutting 'Marquis wheat >yliich- will, average about 20 bushels' to -flic acre. The field cut was (lie' first he sowed last spring, rind was a very slriml. The berries arc iVcll tilled. Mr. Unuisdalc has about. 300 acres of Svlical in crop. Irrigation Congress at Closiag Session Hears That De- finite Progress Towards Solution of Lethbridge Nor- thern Financing has Be en Wifl Get 1921 Convention of Irrigation Association With the aelectlng of Teraon, B. C-. as neit meeting place, the election ol officers and a short address Mr. John Hamilton, of Ccaldale on con- ditions around- tarmorfl' .homes, the fourteenth aaooal of the atern Canada Irrigation Associat- ion closed yesterday afternoon In the Colonial Theatre. Oaring tho after- noon Hon. C. K. Mitchell told the con- YeuMou.Uut the AlberU EOTemmenl Is solidly behind'.irTigatloii-, Fqllowlns are the officers elected: H.' R. H., the Diiko of Con- naijght and His Excellency the ot Honorary Sir James Ldughecn.- Hon. T. D. Pittullo, min- ister of B. C. Hono.-arr- Hon. C. M. Hamilton, Minister. ot.'Agrlculture, Saskatchewan; Hon. A. J. McLean and C. 11, ilarnoCB. Hon. Hewitt Bos- tock and Mr. McKelVle of Keio.wne. F- El H. Wallaston, .Ver- p.on, chairman ;-C. S. lUrringer, Maple Creek, Eisk.; William' "Pcarce, :.CaI- gary; Groie Sterling, 'Kelownaj F, H. Peters, Calgary; B. merland; J.' Peter Lnnd, -.'-va_ Ja'mea Collcy was re elected r's.ecrcl- arr. Practical Demonstration D. Hays appeared the cbh Tentip'n stimpTes .of loclta Imgatldn ditches. fllr." Rays la. .general .nianager.'of tho Canada Irflgatlon" Company and told the fanners "tome from liis' jjractlcal The speaker gave' lliern-6qnjejpointfi on placing tuelr stop "gates: and assur- ed them that It la best to corislfubt the sides of the flue at one-third' drop sldered by the government both the bill esme before 'the legislature and on the' floor of tha house. He told of the difficulty in getting In touch with the registered owners and that Alberta-has the best Britain of. land titles In'the world. was .'vlU-'nther WtJWil flagnc, who heroically met death In Iho destruc- tive fire at Mathesoh In 1316, when searching for some of his parlshlon- era, ;whl'.e-the> fire was al! Us height, wus'bleesed.yesterday nl an Imposing service. A doien clergymen and Iwccn 300 and t remedies for the'eltuallon In Ireland. He'agread there was Bolshevik sup- port behind Rttivltles In Ireland, and Mid .he would not be .._ sarprlsed If (hero Also via BolshevIV money. he should fnalie a rntiiike. it -s'a canio 'to the conclusion thrii tha Sinn Fein Is pure- ly a Duloheylk Great consplraey culvert is flooded'the water often cats under. It and .the..chances for damag- ing; Iho rourt are greaL Resolutions Presented All Ihe resolutions' presented In- tho morning iiasscil and when the one concerning the dcfinltlcii ofvlhe word owner In the Alberla Irrigation Acl, 1MO. L. 0.- Charlesvorlh, chair man ot tlio Alberta Council gavo osjilanallonH. Ii9 told' of hpW this question had .been seriously con- Dr. Tplmie Yeiry Qiitiin OTTAWA, Jnly Press) Back from hla C west. Dr. S. Tolmle, minister nlture, sjlatad .that were for 'excellent porlg from soms B'ources'to'.l __ trary. What' moat h however, was the .r optimism, espEClall have had no 'crop l Speaking of Ihn Dr. Tolmla "eald a liye.'al which was put' on.ihiire j tio'n lo him 'and c the' off the coining lo realize that'.ibere'.coj no successful farming- Trttl quite, Hudson's Bay Co. Mfty Yejj. Transfer Part of To Canadian LONDON, July AV soriRtod nohert Hinders- ley, chairman of tlio boa'rd of the Hudson's Day .Company, nt Hs.nnnual meeling today said that British taxa- tion was compelling llio Drltlsh ill- reclors to consider Iho posslblllly of Iransferrlng part of their Imslnesj to purely Canndlnn' companies. Hir nohert referred .lo Ihe advant- age Canadian rivals had over them In iiol being subject lo' llic ciccss pro- fits duty. He Bald that probably the most InlporlRHl hialler as far as Ihe Ilildscn's Uay Company was concern- ed, was !hnt unfler tho English IfiW. they, were-not allowed lo depreclato Ihelr holdings before paying tains. In sn old established country this might he reasonable but im- Tfasunablo In n young country like Canada many bulld'lngs were .of a temporary character. It. .would, be Impossible, to develop-thbir towii- Bites while they wore an English com- pany. Sir lloherl also hinted al the ue.if prospect of further -capital being, re- quired In view ..ol-'toe ejcansion betftre. them, but-It Ihere s u rnaleflal fall. In prices fresh c.ipllnl might not he renhlrcd.' The chairman another year's prosperity fit thOlK' fur trade, despite Iho In'the last few years.than over before, even whllo the comjiany, imllio 113 com- peil'lors, if as' snbject- an it Canadian taxes.' Tnb proapict of J was encoufnglng. eicebt' liv-'ee porlloifa of Alberta. to bo slight'Blena of. ucter class' real nnd dthfcr Iradlrtg i the same as In The. after 'allqflBJji.ii complete success of thn-aSillte celcb'ratlonB, said: "General condlflons In 'Canida- lleye hart'seldom beinVbifter country, lite tho rert'ai.lliC.woV Buffering from IheTirfec'Cj of tfon.and from the rosl.- In Canada the dlraciittles ai so. pronounced'.aijlffj; many counlries. 1 by thi dence of sound prdspeYtty. whlcl enconhteccj there >ost an.tntlre ibsente ;of tba't of: boom wiici met in; every the SpScolallontliatf'itlfeii pjac'e" ductlve gflnufne palion and.'thereyla'a g'aieral f of' qalet full tho and vpji't.'lf bellli cpnntrlci belfove CaYii be In the Mnndeah financial nri Seller' Rb the" i purchaalnj i' ;