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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta Bassofi to Hang; Dec. 22 the Date; Jury Out ah Hour Lawyer Worked Hard for the Pris- oner. ATTEMPT TO PROVE AKROFF KILLED THE POLICEMEN Bassoff Was Unconcerned Throughdut Sentence i (By .a .Staff- Reporter.) December 18. Tom BaBSOff.wlll pay with his life for the murdering of Constable P.'W.-E. tho Lelbbrldge De-j lachment of th'e Alberta Provincial Po-, lice. That was the degree of sizes here .ihis atternooa Six I good men and true relurred a verdict of gulltv oti murder anu Judge Me Carthv passed Ihe dcith senlonw Thev their APrdict 4 45 this afternoon after an hour's deliberation 1 With IheTffftfging or Bassoff In the lyethbrldse jail nt u, three s be fore Christmas and Just at {he time when millions of children Jre dream ing aboat Biota Claus OIL fifth lite resulting from the holding up ot C PR train number 61 it Sentinel on August 2 will been taken Bnt justice then will line been served and the l-iw_ot the lyiil will consider that proper recompense lias been inado stopping .mlawfullv ot the i the stealing ot four Iran tired dollars and tha taking of the life of Constable Bailey and that of Cor poral Ernest Usher, of, trie' Micleod detachment HCMP Two other have Been lost In flits after fugitives oiip of the bandlli, a partner of Bass- off, paid for his share of the H am rob- bery and tor reslsting of arrest in the TURGEON TO.ENTER POLITICS MONTREAL, Oct 14 (jazette in a special despatch from Saskaloen intimates that :Hon W F A Turgeon, at torncy "general ot Saskatche- wan wIU reUro to enter fed eral politics as WacKeutie King's chief lieutenant in tbe prairie provinces NO DRY-TUNES ON THIS PIANO Oct pfcpo at mora than ordinary luuirett IB at prohibition llT U WM carried in a. motor truik along the 'King EdwirS highway, which leads to Uio United States -when revenue officers stopped the Irack and foundjthe instrument to 'contain thlrts one cawa ot Scotch whlskev CONSTABLE WAS COWARD Blanws Wife foi- Holding Him Back From Doing Duty in Bank Hold-up Revelstoke Bellevne Belte.ue_on August REVELSTOKE, B. C, Oct. The Trani-Canada airplane wil. not leave tare for.the coatt the cleare. ,lt I. hoped that be made this af- Held Up at Revelstake RHVBLSTOKB B C, Oct The ig DH 9 A plane, harlng on rjoard Captain C Cudemorc, Captain O V iThompson and Commander A. It Tjlie arrived at 2 10 ft clock this afternoon after having at ompted to raaXe Vernon, getting with n forly miles of that city returning to tha head ot the Lakes Excessive log Hunter range caused Ihe part) to turn bacit an'd }t_is to roraain un il ii The weather here is very cloudv and moat unfavorable for a flight, and un less coiidltions improve bv tomorrow mpnung the part> may ho obliged Man., Oct. of the local constable at Winkler'to earn put hi sworn duty tor pro'efc ion of life and property resulted in Ive bandits robbing the Union Bank of Canada here and escaping with' ili.OOO George Heibert the cpnstabld It is alleged, had knowledge that the robber> was progressing -fully one hour before the bandits their escape despite the fact that he bad a shotgun and revolver in the house, he marie ao effort to atop tho burglary Heibert declared the reason lhat he ,id not jo out to arrest men was because his'wlM wanted him to stay in thrt'Soiise with her. Local residents urged him to go to the scono of the but be refused Ho admitted that he was afraid i Provincial and slate police havo a net spread throughout Canada and the United States The robbers had made their get awaj an hour before tho gen eral alarm was given and it was not until o 30 o clock the next morning j that the police net was spread No one'could furnish a descrlption'ot the robber For Irrigation I Only Sane Plan C- TEN MURDERERS -t i i GET REPRIEVES CHICAGO Oct 14- Campion and James 1J Reeso, mnrdefera. were hanged today and Frank an be hang- ed tomorrow. Ten other men sontencod to be hanged lodaj or tomorrow for nji-rder were granted reprieves i LONOONt miner.' Hsld this Wgtenneetion wHh the rMutli 1lMn the miners' rejwiiw Of the owners' wage the notices of rtrlke time aao, mo Saturtlay.-AhH Cleans that sU1-- wolch haa new remam slill longe Tba fiiergivil er Calgary at 11 55, 12.45, Lake Donald lOo clieyutj ca'c in un. with hls.llfe on that date ana Nick. KysUk.'Whn.refused to obej the Lorn mand Hldspn bhol dead ot Hillcrcst dupns a Beareh tho houses on August 9 and "the chaise in the Frank country put spid words Ih rooaej the chase" and1 trlarcist a large'aum hut this afternoon justice WAS, served with the sentencing ot Bnssoft to be hanged True enough it was the verdict ex pectcd by nearly one. who nt tended lha court but tho Jury was out one nuur and during that time some thought a gleam ot light was begin nlng to tbe crouching figure In tho iron cago Bassoff, v ith his ej J constantly turned the Door lo day appeared not to bo pitying much attention to what was going on and not jntil Judge McCarthy called iO him to stand on his feet and hear his fata did ho lift his The Aocearance of Bassoff Standing In his old clotheSAwearlng t mackinaw in the hot court room ind grey shirt unfastened at his neiA Bassofl listened to Judge McCarthy voice his llte.away, and then Without a ijuiver on his face sat down Not until policemen handcuued him again and were leading "him -down .the hall on the ground floor did Ba-soff algns o! human feelings Ho appeared iejecled and looked neither to tho .igbt nor left buj on IhOifloor all Iho lime and was hunched thSn ever. o LouVse'l l7J, BC 1 50 Today C ,V.Oct 14 attempt the airmen fo leave Revelstoke nwin% lovTivIris wliiih provans hetweeii here and LONDON, Oct" uret of the to lion of offered by TOM SAS80FF Pound guilty of murder of Constable. 'Bailey Wheat Price Is Certain To Go Up WASHJJiGTON, Oct aro certain to go up, the Am >rican Farm Bureau federation assert od in. a statement today, becaus" there s a world shortage and United States s over sold The receut drop in irices, the statement said was dno o heir propaganda by traders who sold heavily m foreign eral months ago and arc "now en deavoring to fill those orders at a low allowed to MACSWINEY'S CONDITION LONDON Oct of Corlj panned a fairly good night hut -was reported by his dor-tor j this morning as extremely weak savs the bulletin on the tnai or s condition Issued at nooa today hy the Irish self Determination I.eague" This is sixty. th.ird da> of theMjrjT iriajori hunger strike "if 7 wp 1...W explri decided to thf> result of the ballot and Iho conference's jlecislon lo Tremter Llovd George Sugar Price In Canada At 21c; Bar Importations Vancouver Sun Declares Meighen Government Has Fallen Into the Hands of Money-Mad of Commerce Made in Detroit for Sugar lie a Pound. WINDSOR, Oct. 14 dollar buys nine pounds of sugar in Detroit and the purchaser gets one cent back in exchange as the present general aveiage is eleven cents a pound. Less than a half-mile south, within the Canadian 'border line, the same dollar can only buy about five pounds of sugar and then only where "bargain" sales aie listed. Fix Price at Ottawa I ft prlco not higher thin 21 cents n Oct fixing of plus freight and the prohlbi Herbert HpVi er 'tSiiiks There Should Be fUKorks rsssed b> vlrtualb the same majorities LONDON', Oct i Bariis working classes and small salaried people are faced wtlh potherfcrisl In tho cost of Uvfas The loado Sloster Association nonnced that begmning Monday, th price of bread will be increased from ono shilling to one shilling four penc for a four pound loaf) and it probable that tho rfest of the coantr will follow suit Tho main reason 'assignee! bj U newspipors for thofincrease Is tha the government which1' main tain e subsidies bought 'when t prices were high not.wlsh-. bear the foss on which has fallen The queollonshas agitated bv the press and some, of Ibe newspapers aro rnaklngya campaign against an increase citing the lowered CONDITION OF KING OF GREECE s VTHENb, Oct UcrVhjslcJanb tendlnB King Aleiatifler, who la dan rerouslj ill as a resultl gf Infection 'arising from a btti) ot a monkey, re- ported toda> the condition was unchanged, but that the outlook seemed heUer jr TOPEKA, Katsas Oct. Tho apex of the high cost of living haa been m the United States and from now'1 on prices wilJL undergo a contlnnbna downward i readJuBtmenti llerhert Hoover declared hore i last niglU in an address to the ToreXa Rotary club. "if 'this j.rice readjustment Is a plan providing easy stagei in ils descent it will go down with a crash and rebult in the destruction of countless conllnueil 'America needs a na tional program lo control thu down ward readjustment and to protect our industries from ruin. "Labor waijes cln riot! hepil f." "mr dowt. with the high cost ot labor "increases production. "The present readjustment s de- mands' reconstruction ahd.reconstruc- tion means lading to the capital ac count, or.building up our" railroads and industries." Biggest Gambling Hell In World; Chicago Grain Pit Who Said So? Why, Kansas GoVenor Who Is Real Mad About Wheat Against Duty Hee Cana- dian Wheat Just as Strongly. tho retail price of granulated sugar at Itlon ot importations of rcOned sugar 'SAILED FOR HOME QUEBEC, Oil. This members of the Chamber of. Commerce tlon ot imporiaiions 01 rcunuu trie wriiisn tjnaniuur UL. are the leatures of an order Issued who' attended the congress in Toronto i...