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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 26, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1915 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT HERALD PAGE FIVE THE particular Sack Suit shown above, is one of our particularly pleasing models for Spring. It is a medium fitting coat, with natural shoulders and broad peak lapels. Designed particularly for young men. to McKelvie McGuke M1ARHE SIORY PUIS Ottawa, March re- specting the payment to J. H. Mvic- (Juarric ol by LimiU.l, of Ottawa, for liis ''influence with l.'ol, .Sam Hughes in, securing from tlio department of militia an older Joi Ibrcc Cframin caused a sensation and likewise a row in tbe public accounts committee today. li may lie explained that the .were sold in April, and ivcre not" war contracts. MacQuarrie did. not deny (hat he had given Wylic 3 receipt, for the money, wherein it stated thai; the payment was in consideration of his influence. After- wards there were some interesting revelations regarding the motor con- tracts. '-MucQuuirie is a member of the coiu- mission on.motor trucks appointed hy the minister of militia after the war broke out. He is .still acting. -He was cAaimncJ liv lUr. German and staled that he hail buen appointed an major in order to expedite the transport the Valcarticr He litul hern, engager! with T. A. Russell, of thr, Canada, Cycle and IWotnr company up lo March, 191-1. Then he uenl into business lor liini- DID NOT DENY IT To Ulr. German lie admitted he had done business with Wylie Limited in JfllS, hy the terms of an agreement in February of that year. Three (Jramm trucks were sold through him to the militia department, lie was to got a commission of 10 per on any.trucks lie "Did you sign a receipt acknowledg- ing the payment of for your influence with the minister of inili- .tiii asked .Mr. German. This precipitated a row, Hon. Dr. Field and others holding thai the question v.'iiK noL fair. j have here a copy of the .re- said Mr German, "dated April 2G, 1.912." I Mr. Hhodpj; interposed the objec- tion that it was not competent to I put in a copy of'a receipt. i "The original is within HIP, pre- cincts of the said F. B. Car-r veil. "Produce came from a chorus of Conservatives. Alter continued disorder Mr. Ger- man repeated his question as to whe- ther MacQuarrifi had signed a receipt with such a statement.. "I do not deny said the ness. i CONSERVATIVES PROTEST The protest against the production of a "copy of the receipt as evidence kept up. "Mr. said Dr Reid, the original is in the house let iiim produce There Trero cries ol "produce it." "If 'any members want to put me in the box let him do said Mr, Carvell. CHALLFiVGE TO GOVERNMENT "So far as the government is con- said Hon., Dr. Reidr want these matters probed to the cannot do it when" mem- bers get hold of original documents and give them up." said Carvell, "none of this bluff is any good. I 'want to say that IF you want to subpoena me, do BO. I have'seen the (lure not subpoena me." More uproar. i "I don't pmko Btutomcnlij I euunot prove" ttdtk'tl Mr. "1 want lli'i document mild Dr. Hold, Jim! ('hiilnmui .Morphy ngreed Unit thin should bo done. "List Hit- wilDL'tiH Klam] iiside, and cull Air. HUggCHlcd Mr. Duvl- BOIJ. "1 unit Mr, Carvftll lo nroduca that contlnuod Dr. Held. "All right, nil nald Mr. Car- voll, "don't worry. I'll do so at tho next meeting ol' tho uonimllteo. Thoro iv 111 lie no bluff "Old you In April, 1912." uaKed Mr. German of MacQuarrlo, "slfin a re- ceipt for Tor my influence with Col, Sam Huglina in BticurliiK from tho Militia doimrtmyut urderfl for tbreo Cramm slRiicd some mich receipt us admitted AlacCJuarrle. "Hiivo you any explanation to glvo for BiRnlny such a receipt asked .Air. P'ripp. "If you have not you out-lit to be proscculi'd." "The receipt was imfortunalely word id. Mr. Wylle 'wrote it and 1 signed it in (i hurry." "Was It for your "No; not for my Influence." "Did you BOS General Hughes about the "Yos, 1 aaw him. Me told me who lo did iiol to back itt "Whom did be. wsiy to "Colonel iht' "Then it WIIH Colonel Fiaet who gave tbe order? "Wylie took tho order himself. I did Ihe canvassing." "You had no 'influence' in the mat- "No." "Then you ought to return the 20n." remarked Mr. German. "Wlmt IH your salary "No salary.'' RUT IT .M13AXT XOTHIKG Air. Nicklc: "How did you come to sign sucb u. UangeroMa document as hat receijiL, rellecting on ti minister if the "He simply wrote it, and I signed it." "Do you sign everything that is put uiidur your "Ko." "Was It true or "No influence was exerted.1' "Then ft is a "So far :ts influence ia "Did you represent to Wylic that had asked .Mr. Frljip. "No." "Well, we will summon Mr. SHOULD BE SCRAPPED Further examined by Air. German, witness said that the government hud on ite hand ISO truck boaies made in Canada according to specifications. They were made at McLaughMns, Ful- ler Honey's, Montreal, at The making waa afl right, but tlie design j'waa in I "Who Inspected "When they came In Major Thomas I and I looked [hem over. I saw they were not worth a whoop.1' "Hut who accepted j "I was taken sick; I can't say." "Hut u-oiftd do It "Either Colonel Hurdlan cr Major The witness declared lie'would soon- er see the bodies scranped than aent across. The fault was that It was a 2- ton body for a Il-ton chassis. sustained pop' ularity and success of 20th Century Brand garments is the work of the fit, fabric, and tailoring. New styles for Spring, 1915, now ready for your commendation. Ask for free. BULKED WE ARE EXCLUSIVE AGENTS McKelvie McGuire Lethbridge Alberta Mrs. Rosaine Here Since '87 Called by Death Another old-timer pass- severely by "ed away Wednesday morning In Mrs. several members as'to what he meant Wilhelmina Rosaine, widow ol the by being "scrapped." 'late John Kosainc, at the residence "Don't be so hard on this of her daughter, .Mrs. 618 Gth said .Mr. German, "he Is an honorary i Avc. S. Deceased was 66 years ot age, colonel and a friend of tbe minister's." and settled in Lcthbndgc in '87, com- Finally, he said in explanation of ins; from Fours sons, a scrapping that they ought to -be so'id daughter and a broiler, 'and sister for what they would bring. He did are left to mourn her loss. Herman, Manders, and three and the daughter, .11 rs. Webber, live in the city. One son, Charles, and her sister, ifrs. Kiirquhar, reside in Mac- leod. The funeral was held this altcr- noon and ivas in charge of Hurst's undertaking parlors. not mean put them in the junk" heap. LADV PAGET DEAD Berlin, by -wireless to Sayvllle, March chief of the Britiab Rerl (Jross miss [on, in Sorvia, is re-' ported by a Servian daily newspaper Lo hai-e died from spotted typhus lev er, according to au item given out day by the Overseas News Agency. Amalgamated Clothing in city are. issuing a weekly paper. PATROLLING THE SUEZ CANAL A British gunbcmt in the famous waterway" threatened recently by a Turkish advance. An Introductory Sale of Men's New Spring Clothes I Don't Miss This Op- portunity To Buy Your New Suit For Easter at A Saving Suits. Suits. Suits. -IS22.50 Suits. Suits. Suits. Suits. Sii lu relay Saturday, Saturday. Saturday, Saturday. We Avaut you to know more about o.ur and in order to introdnco the new arrivals in.Spring.Suits, etc, we are offering- a special PEICE INDUCEMENT: FOR SATURDAY ONLY A SALE OF HIGH GKADE CLOTHES INCLUDING 20th Century, Fit Reform and Society Brand Clothes Introductory Prices in Other Lines Saturday Tho Goo. A. Slater Shoes: Regular and -86.50. SATURDAY Other lines in Men's Fine Shoes, worth up to SATURDAY Spring Wear Negligee price, SI.- 25 to quality, Saturday 95C Spring 50e. Saturday.................35C price Saturday New Spring Hats They're, here in all their Xew. Novel, a uiy- rind of shapes, styles and colors to harmonize with face, 'fancy aiid- Spring Suit. Jlio. B. Stetson and other makes, S4.QO down SHOP EARLY SATURDAY SO THAT YOU MAY BE ASSURED OF OUR BtST SERVICE AND AT. We Make to Measure up TAU.OR MADE ;