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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION PAGES VOLUUE X1H. LETHBRIDGB, ALBERTA, 6, 1920 NUMBER 27S Roodhouse Dwtier Rev. Mr. Spracklin, Provincial J'Dry" Detective, Claims He Was Threatened By Proprietor of Hotel and Shot i Man on Hotel Verandah Who Claimed He Had Been Attacked While in the Hotel .WINDSOR, Nov. J. O. 1_ Spracklin, pastor of the Sand- wich Methodist church and a spe- cial liquor, license Inspector' Is de- tained In the Sandwich jail follow- ing the shopttng to death early to- day of Beverly Trumole, proprle tor of an Inn known as Chappel House. The shooting occurred during a raid upon the'lnh. Rev. Spracklin and five of his assistants.had broken their way Into.the roadhotm through a rear window after their way hsd been barred, they said, by locked doors. The1 shooting occurred as Sprack- lin, encountered jTrumble. In a Iiailway on the first floor Ac cofding ra'dlng party, TrUmble levelled a revolver Ht-'SprackMn andUhe latter fired m'self-defense i Advice at Toronto TORONTO, Nov On i tarlo license department this morning received a telegram.con- flrmlng the eiatement that Special License Inspector Spracklln was 5 under arrest at Sandwich fallow Ing the shooting of hotel or No, farther details are avail- able here at present Spreck'ln Told Police WINDSOR C Trnmble one of the proprietors' of the Chappell House, Sandwich, was Held Up Men, Who Were W lit ing; foi in .New York Too NEW.YORK, >for. truck drivers standing In lino Tor their shot and killed.this morning at'3.30 by Rev: J. 'O. Spracklln, curing an investigation "of the'hotel premises be'-j ing conducted bv license officers Less' than hall an hour after Drcd the fatal shot Mr. Spracklln appeared j at Windsor police Headquarterswhere he voluntarily surrendered Ho is. being held pending" an investi- crown attorney: -Ttum- ble'B removed to an under- {taking establishment where nn in quest this'morn ing. According to' .information secured, from Windsor who declared that tho facts were told by. Mr. Sprack- lin following his voluntar} surrender, license white proceeding past Iho Chappell House in the earl> hours of the morning', saw a man lying on tha steps their car It is and mounted tof the verandah where SIi Spracklin discovered man, said to: be Deslippe, in a semi-conscious. condition. Deslippe'declared, Cho: -police say, that he had been in tho short wh'en" heVwas attacked and thVown out and being beaten over the head Spracklln denuded kouse Trumbje appeared Ilia i.._i----j o[ tno disap- into the hotel, police were and was followed It Is said, re- ___r_j the fnlniSip! in spector an dJ threatened him with the revolver, declared. 1m going to get iou i Threatened Mlnlittr 4ccordlng to Ihe told b> the SHIPPING POTATOES TOJELASP Kalispell Firm Selects Them Carefully and Wraps in Paper. O. _P.. Ursenbacb, traveller tor tho Ellison Milling Company, who returned last from busi- ness trip through Montana, brings back-.the luieresiing story that a firm in Kalespell Is building up B Couriiblng busi- ness iu shipping potatoes" to Ire- land This Is "surely an Instance of 'carrying coals to Newcastle. The' are'carefully selected, 'wrap- ped.; In paper the'same as apples, crated-and consigned to Jobbers' in tho.Emerald Isle. SELLS FOR FIFIEEN Dollars, Not Hundreds or Thous- Man Nabbed It At Taber (From Our Own Correspondent) 'TABER. Nov. provincial land-sale for taxes In connection with was held at llio court house toiU> beginning at ten a.m.; A. TJ. Eidler, treasurer for Uie.de- partment, and assistants, conducting i in the lefi flve injRutes mout, Spracklla he had beeu forced to fire to sase his own life Arthur Sprartlln brother of Juths invested their savings and one j-une ilerk hero got a Quarter lor lonely sum of v Brooks CeSo's have takeu'-'dver tbe'RoyaliHotelr Brooks will be manager Tho pool room ard Ihs'soft brinks bar the at tho police slat on but to-haSc-jbe put in opention in a fev dais the much to say ibout tho tragedy Management being occupied In We aro' lot by any means dropping I renovating tho building, at presenl our campaign against rumrunnlng [Harrj Brooks nil! remain a weeks pav were forced last night by! he was heard to remark This would [Partner for the present hut later ..i i_ _ .1 _-__n .L___ _i ih co armed Io witness the be no time 1" allow the whiskey ring theft of flOOO from Iho eunorinten [to thmk toi minute we were beat dents de k. ot a iJrooklsn uranch of .en tho IjnUod States Trucking compam Inspector Sprirkllni congregation The robbers escaped in an auto ipparently are behind him lovallj and They dressed and attracted] it is' said' that vcre plenly'iOf little attention as Ihej approachul offers this morning to pnmde any" the group ot men after leiving their amount of b-tll demanded machine. .Suddenly each produced a I revolver comniandlug. the Availing Hue I of nicii to hold up their h-'nds while the third who ippcircd to be the lead er. dashed iulo. liitj office and gavei the 'Kama command to Charles Spring, the Biiperintendenl. 'The leader-took- the cash from the. drawer, babfccd ;out of. the office arid I still covering -the men waited uulilj one, of his partners started the engine j of the auto. Then the two joined him and they'sped away. in tbc bu tnc Miss Sage, malroh "of the left for Gflrdston todaj has been ippointed matron of the Girds ton hospitil Conditions in Pass Much Im proved Since Drj' Raids Institnted tBv a Staff Reporter) COLhMAN Nor' 6 aggresate ot J1500 was collected in ftnea as a result of the rounds-tip illicit toozc in the 'Piss h the dry squad of the A P TLii roprcscnlt I the paid iti( fines, Mono and does not Ineludo'.lSjjambuaMnTOIved in liquor i Tho charges ot perjurv, against De I Booker and Delanev were! w thdrawn b" Solicitoi1 of Blairmore who appeared' for of the same and In whose trial it alleged, the plalnclotbea lalso declari lions to tht'flii of certain liquor over the bar at'BJalrniote The drive" begun Thanksgiving Dai, has teen rigor ous T number of fconvictions se curetf V Inspector Jack Hesketb of Calga was highly to the police who lire ot Russia Faces Trunrnnrr mm .ItflNtiittHlli Possibility'That State May. Send Two.More.Republican Rep- to Congress NEW YORK, Nov. of 5aat Tuesday's election In-three of tho 435 congressional districts o' tlio United Slates rehialnid undetermined today as. tho fifth day of tabulating .the" Republican -party's, sweep was Tho missing" dlslrictn Utio 23rd New York, 6th Mtnn6sola .and LONDON, .Nov. Ruuian Bolshevik premier, frankly the.ser? ioucness .of .the In Russia, to. 'News "dispatch' from" Copenhagen, Lenlne Is quoted a of thirty to forty per Vent on textiles." It is the clearest a monopoly by a big Industry in Canada. nti7pn nf fanada during years-paid'his full share to this big industry The platform of tho party demands' that Mhcn an> lucluslrv in Canada Ihinkb It needs protection it should before parliament justify' u hat'1 it askb Another 'Instance' given Cierar the Tiro and Rubber compam imda some 'ago issued a private prospectin In which the ing slatement was We are'able' :o manufacture at United States.costs 1hd tbo'Unlted States so'far lias.bRCii source of-supply of rubber If this industry, can produce, at Stales costs, asked Mr. Crerar, why do tliey need a protective tariff of from'SS'to 42 pe'r cent.'ohiy thjt they m'ay charge the Canadian public a higher prico than they could otherwise obtain? Continuing to discuss Iho proMemi of Canada today Mr. Crerar referred io tho vaslnesg of the country to the. character %f its populalions elc Oui greatest problem, he said; was to build up a distinctive Canadian nationality1 That'could only be done if there was natural tolerance among vtho people of-this'country, A fles natural and religious differences of tlio Canadian people is not the lnteresta.nl the declar- ed the speaker might almost SAf he is a traitor to his country." 'In: every section the; Canadian: concluded-Mr. Crerar, "to :make Ibis a. country.'.in. which there Is just and fair pl.sy to. every ono in which our public men, have a sense of honor and will not1 to sectional for (tha low purpose of parly pollllcs." Berlin Wite Light Or Street Car Service SAFE IN EXPRESS OFFICE PRINCE ALBERT ROBHED I'RINCB ALBERT. Nov. Iween 10M5 p.m. on Thursday- and a.m. on Friday inprning t'ne at the Canadian National Express office here vyas robbed according to police annonnc'enient today. Tho money was in two one for ,llic UaiKiiic D'Horiielaga here contatn- Ing ?SO.O from tho Meunsier branch, nnd the other for the Hnnk of Montreal'.a't.Domremy; H is claimed Ihat Ihc'jfafe -waa opened by someone who know Ilia comblnaifcii. UERLIK, N'ov, of[ tho mun lei pally-owned' ole'ctrlcnl" works iitruck last night, leavlng'feer- lin. without lights or atrec't car service The eniployees of ,the; power and. light plants at Beuthom, in Silesia; also Btruck. The strike forced ihs newspapers ot Berlin ta auspcnd'pub- llration. I ONTARIO TOWNS CLEANEb UP POUT ARTHUR, Nov. Provin- cial officers made clean up of'down line Jnckflsh and eight ConvKv I lions with lolal fines o( for -In- I i'raclfbns of .the i t ;