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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'AGE EIGHT WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 20, 8 WROTE FAREWELL MESSAGE Wl TOOTHPICK DIPPED III HIS BL60D mayor favors a Veach affirms that he rushed In and freed tho stock, alter this he was too much afraid of Chutofskl to withdraw. It .seems that Veach was rather nearer succeeding in his attempt than first reports indicated. "May these blood-stained messages he given as much publicity in the I-iethbrldge Herald, as was the storj of my crime," Writing this farewell message to the world with a toothpick dipped in his own blood, squeezed from slash he mado In his ami. Chas. Veach. reported yostorday to have attempted �ni-cido at the provincial jnll here. prepared to take leave of life, ratti'-r than endure imprisonment. Veach's blood-stained iues.-nge. to llis wife and the world was turned over to the police and caused a. sensation in police circles today. Veach was found unconscious. haiiKir.K 1o the door of his cell with a short hi; of chain about his neck, and a slash in Ills arm. Strenuous efforts wt>re re- quired to revive liini. lie will be ehnrped with attempted suicide as soon as he is uL'le !~ attend court. Veach delihorately cut a veiu in his arm and with a tooth pick penned his farewell message, covering three good 1'ized shoots of paper. He poes on to explain the whole affair, stating that rather than undergo the disgrace of imprisonment he will do nwiiy - ith himself. His story of the black mailing episode it Stnvo'y last month tor which lie is held is that he was approach*'.1 by a man named Chutofski who proposed the whole plan, offering Veach S."iiH� to write the letters, and threatening him. with death if he made public the proposition. Veach wrote the letters and drove t'hutotski to the barn which the latter s*-t ou tire. A Paid Chairman Suggested- R. R. Davidson Again A, Candidate General Idea Favored is That of Monument in the Gait Gardens This name & can - your guarantee of "Coffee Satisfaction In I �rj 2 pound M�Ud tins 1? 1*3 Ex�r; lov�r ef Ji'idom co(f�* liiouli htve i�ir beMrt. "PfrfVct Ccff��  Perfect!;.- MiJ�". Write for a copy. CHASE & SANBORN'. MONTREAL Tmsii e Uoy U. Davidsoit of the public school board, who will he a candidate for re-election at the coming school board election. Is not in accord with Trustee Coo. R MacKay's suggestion that the member* of the board should bo paid Sin a meeting. "I can see what lie is driving at. and think his purpose is goo.i. but that $10 a meeting would bring out belter men for the positions I do not believe. As a matter of fact it might result in bringing out a swarm of candidates who are not of the right stamp to control the affairs of such a large corporation.' Mayor llardle thinks the school board would do well to follow the example of Gait Hospital board. When Canon Murrell-Wright was named as chairman the position was honorary. Hut it needed someone to give the hospital more attention in the way of administrative details, purchasing, etc. and as Canon Mur/ell-V.'righ' could spare the lime he was granted a salary of leii a month for the work, and acts as u sort of hospital commissioner. Mayor Hardie declares that he has saved that sum many times over since lie took hold of the position while the affairs of the hospital are always up to date rather than dragging along, waiting for the monthly meeting of members who are busy with their our, affairs. A school commissioner Is .Mayor Hurdle's Idea. The ido-ii of a soldiers' iiiemovlal for I.ethbridKe. which has been broached editorially by The Herald, is catching on in good style in the city, and is now the subject of many a discus- PUT IRRIGATION SYSTEM IN GOOD SHAPE FOR 1919 Supt. Says Company Arc Sincere in Effort to Remedy Difficulties Stating that the 0. P. XX. irrigation system had. during the fall months, been spending $:t0,000 a month In an effort to put the irrigation system supplying tho district lying south and and will Ii� continued next year. Dig (trading camps litivo been at work on Chin No.' 2, Coaldalo atnl Cameron laterals, while, miscellaneous repairs have been made on the North and Northeast, laterals. .Air. I'ortor, who has been In charge here only a few months. Is greatly pleased with the manner in which the farmers are taking advantage of their irrigation possibilities, and he looks to sno nvoti greater use. made of them in the future. Speaking of tho Tobor project which was well under way n couple of yeura ago but was Interfered with by the war. ^Ir. Porter stated that ho had no official announcement to' make, hut ho. tMIlt hoped that tho project would he carried on, us It would add much tu the development of Unit district. ANTHRACITE SHIPMENTS Philadelphia, I'u., Nov. 2ii.--Aiitlir.i-cite shipments in October totalled (1.-2SG,odd tons, ludlcallng according to figures issued today by the anthracite bureau of information, a decrease of S2-1,fiS4 tons, compared with the hiuiio month last year. Tho shrinkage was directly truceiible to the influenza epidemic which was especially sovcre iu the hard coul regions. Auction Sale OF i Live Stock, Farm Implements, Household Furniture, Etc. lUMimmmimiim I have been favored with instructions from MR. W. H. JENKS TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT HIS FARM, 33-10-22-W4TH Five Miles East o* Nobleford, Eight Miles North of Kipp Tuesday, Nov. 26 AT 10 O'CLOCK SHAiy One, Bay Percheron Stallion, eight years old, 1,600 pounds. One Team Grey Geldings, seven and eight year* old, 2,700 pound*. One Team Bay Geldings, four and eight years eld, 2.600 pounds. One Team, Mare and Gelding, four-year-olds, 2,500 pounds. One Team Mules, seven and eight years old, 2,200 pounds. One Gelding, nine years old. 1,400 pounds. One Bay Gelding, four years old, 1,100 pounds. One Roan Gelding, nine years old, 1,000 oounds. One Bay Filly, three years old. 1,300 pounds One Bay Gelding, two years old, 1,000 pounds. One Spring Filly, six months old. One Durham Bull, three years old. Eight Fresh Cows, very choice and young. Six Fresh Cows, before January 1st. 6ix Fresh Cows in spring. Two Two-year-old Heifers. Three Two-yeir-old Steers. Six One-year-old Steers. Four One-year-old Heifers. Four Calves, three Brood Sows, 20 Store Hogs. One International Gas Engine, 15-25 h.p. One Ohallenge U, S. Separator. 12-24. One Aultman Taylor Separator, 27-42. One Five-bottom Stubble P. A. O. Engine Gang. One McCormlck Binder; one Massey-Harrla Binder, new. One M.issey-Harris Drill. 20 marker, double disc, new. One Van Brunt Drill, 20 marker. One 1(>-disc Harrow, in-and-out throw. One Two-section Harrow, one Harrow Cart, One Oliver Gang Plow, 14-inth. One John Oeere Gang Plow, 14-inch. One One-furrow Sulky Plow. / One P. A O. Campbell Packer, 24-wheel. One Oeering Mower. One Imperial Feed Grinder, 12 bushels. One 1'/2-ri.p. I. H. C. Engine Pump and Jack. One 10-barrel Water Tank and Truck. One 126-bushel Grain Tank and Gear, complete. Two Wagons, complete with bundle raeke. Five Wagons, complete with grain boxes. One Buggy, on* Fanning Mill. Tan Sets Double Work Harness. Two Saddles, one Platform Scale. One Cream Separator, one Churn. One Range, one Washing Machine. Beds, Dresser, Tables, Chairs, etc.; numerous other articles too numerous fo mention. TERMS--12 months' credit on approved joint note, S per cent, interest, 5 per cent, discount for cash. This is one of the finest herd of milch cows in this country. Come early, we must start in time, the days are short. FREE LUNCH m a jenks, OWNER GEO. P. PORTER, AUCTIONEER ] slon. The popular opinion seems to east of Urn city with water in the very I be that some such thlup must be done best condition for next year, Supt. i in "LethbrldRe. Mitch played such a Sam Porter of ilie LetfibrfdRO district big part in tho war in the way of en- declared to t' r Herald this nioruitiK listments and patriotic centrihutlons. that the company was "since; e In Jts ; and that the sooner a movement is sot efforts to overcome the difficulties of ; on toot to establish a permanent mem- the past summer, and hoped to secure jorial for tho brave lads of l.ethbrldfte the co-operation of the irrigation far-i and district who have fallen in battle, mors in making tho system a success, the better. Hoforc the water was turned out of The Herald will, front day to day. ,,0 ajtohei work on tho main ditch endeavor to reproduce the opinions Wlls being carried on night and day, of citizens of the city on this topic. nml Sl,)t p0rtt>r states that, with the : in order to establish and consolidate exception of a small portion of the ! public opinion in the matter, for it aitch near Mugvath It is now all deati-j is felt that the movement should be fc(| al,| .widened, the work having all I ftoing by the time the la-t of the -boys i)oen ,i0110 j, the past couple of years, i have returned home. The unfinished part, will be put In ) The Site | good shape early in tin- spring. The I Tlie question of a site almost itnnie- ,mcn |, now enpablo. or carrying full ; diately conies up. and tho one site capacity right from the headwaters at I uppermost in the majority of minds is Kimball to the head gates of the lat-i the Gait Square. As the centre of the (.t-al system where the. Stirling trail I park. 200 feet square is reserved by cuts the -ditch about six miles soiitli-1 the C.P.U., the matter of obtaining oast of the city. I their permission for such a use would in addition to the dredging the com-i have to bo. discussed in any proposal pany has had from 125 to 140 teams j to erect a memorial in the centre of i,u5y since Hie water was turned out | the gardens. Otherwise a site some- ,f t)10 ditches, and the laterals, clean-. where else on the gardens would have them out, strengthening the bnnks to be selected. On the ether hand, it and putting them in shape to carry I the memorial were to take the form their full capacity of water to the fine j of a public library, for instance, thev farms of the district. A drpdge has ; (ialt (Jnrdeus being too noisy a site._ been working in t'hin Channel No. J | would not do at all. In this case, it- - ______ is .suggested that a site on the spacious grounds of the mounted police hayracks might be obtained. The Herald talked with three or four prominent citizens about the idea yesterday afternoon, and they generally favor (he idea ot a monument of some sort, built" on the .-quaro, of a beautiful architectural -.-.attire, something that would not only be a splendid memorial of the soldiers but would lend something to the architectural assets of the city. !l Mayer Hardie's Views I Mayor Hardie discussed the ideal of both a monument and a public library. "But first of all let in secure for the returning; soldier a job and a place to live. That is our first duty." said His Worship. ! tliink. of course, that we should begin talk of tho memorial right uvva:. although it might take a ypar or two to accomplish tho end we h->t ourselves. Financial condition^ are not favorable at present to undertake anything substantial. 1 personally would favor a : public library with a fine monument ! in front of it. Titi- would cost more I money than we can afford at present. . but I think it would lie the idea." ! S. J. Shepherd j ?. J. Shepherd, a member of the re-] turned soldiers' commission of Alber-j tii, spoke very enthusiastically of tlic . matter of a memorial bore, and was ! much in favor of the idea of a Hand-j somel'y erected monument on the pub-i lie square, perhaps symbolical of tho j artillery branch of the service, which is peculiarly that branch that I-e;h-i bridge is most interested in. lie discussed the idea of n public library, but thought that I.ethbrldge might pecure a library some other way, and that n monument of architectural beauty should gra 2 1-year-old Stud Colts, eligible for registration. . 2 Filly Colts, eligible for registration. 1 Black Percheron Mare, 9 years old, weight 1600 lbs. 1 Team Percheron Mares, 7 and 9 years old, weight 2800 lbs. 1 Team Bay Percheron Mares, 0 and 6 years old, weight 2600 lbs. 1 Grey Percheron Mare, 9 years old, weight 1300 lbs. 1 French Draft Mare, 12 years old, weight 1400 lbs. 1 Team Black Mares, 10 and 12 years old, weight 2400 lbs. 1 Buck Mar?, 8 year* old, weight 1150 lbs. 1 Clack Mare, 3 years old, weight 1250 lbs. 1 Team Matched Young Driving Marec. These m.ires have a"ll been bred and are supposed to be in foal. 1 Team Bay Geldings, 8 years old, weight 2800 lbs. 1 Team Geldings, Cleveland eays, 7 and 8 years old, weight 2400 IbE. 1 Team Geldings, 12 years old, weight 2700 lbs. 2 Black Geldlno", 3 years old, weight 25C0 lbs. 1 Grey Gelding, 9 years old, weight 1700 lbs. 1 Bay Gelding, 9 years old, weight 1400 lbs. 1 Grey Gelding, 8 years old, weight 1600 lbs. old, old, 1 Bay Gelding. II years weight 1100 lbs. 1 Bay Gelding, 8 years weight 1300 lbs. 1 Saddle .Pony. 2 2-year old Percheron Filliee, 8 2-year old Percheron Geldings. 6 Geldings and 3 Filly Colts. 3 Standard Bred Fillies, one year old. 1 Dual Purpose Registered Durham Bull, 2 years old. C Young Milch Cows (supposed to calf). 5 2-year-old Heifers (supposed to be In calf). 2 2-year-old Steers. 7 Spring Calves. 5 Brood Sows. 28 Stors Hogs. 50 Chickens, Wagons, Buggies, Harness sms) other Farm Implements loo numerous to mention. TERMS OF SALE-50 per cent, cash, balance 12 months credit on approved security, 8 per cent, interest. 8 per cent, discount for cash, i This is one of the finest bunch of horses ever offered for sale in this neighborhood, come early and get in^the game. The days are short and as we have a lot of stuff to sell we must start onetime. This stock will be sold without reserve as Mr. Wocknitz is going to the coast on account of his wife's health. FREE LUNCH AT NOON CZECHOSLOVAK PREMIER. i Amtiterdam, Nov. 20.-A dispatch from Prague, Bohemia, eays that the first gesfilon of tho Cxecho-Slovak national assembly in addition to ratifying Prof. -Matjuryk an president of tho Czechoslovak republic, choifo Or. Carl -Kramarz as premier, and' Franz Tommsck, former member of the relvharuth, iih president. �Uf tit | Bittluu-11 aH.�emb)y, G. W. HEATHERSHAW, Clerk George P. Porter, Auctioneer 31 D09D 4709674? ;