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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATl.'IUUY. OCTOlilW 20, 19.17 THE LErrilimiDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE TUinTEEK A TRAGEDY OP LAKE ONTAKIO Sir 'Joseph Flavelle Gives Evidence in Bacon Probe, Belittles Interest in Profits Tlie irlclnre till that romMna of George Marsh which T.HS lust acar KftisMtm with tivolvo of those on board. DEAD COSSACKS Toronto, Oct. -Joseph Fla- rello. preselect of ihe Davles Coinpany. was ihe tint witness call- ed this morofng to testify before the government com Inquiring la- to tto alleged on bacon Bole to Ihe'Hrlllsh--.VBT office (or consumption. W. N. Tllley. acting for tho company, toot up tlio loiamloaUon. J. W. UaM. K.C., arcd for Iho Epvprnmcni. Declining Interett. Sir Joseph slated that alnco the war began' he bad taken u gradually, declining Interest fci ihe affairs of llic "After la OL- Ih lio "1 vras most entirely "engaged with Iho her- rasjlag duller of that, office aoj al- most completely disassociated uiyeeir from the Affairs o[ tliQ Davlee com- pany. read ILo cables exchanged with PagUsh --agents, limes, very and eonio 'times I didn't rea'u them at all" -Mr.'Tllley proceeded >vltb questions regaling 'the relations of (ho Harris Abtiiitolr will, the 'William Davits Company find with Sheade-Thompaoti, the London agelits of Iho Davlca Company." Sir Joseph said tho retal- fon elilp of (he Harris iMibatofr and for which had been set aside, was Inaugurated for Iho benefit of old employees. Tho Davles Company, he satd, kept lie accounts as they considered beat and BO lar there had been no com- plaint from the finance department at Ottawa. Sir Joseph tool; upun himself the responsibility for the much i-HUHzed curliie processes, which add weight. "I venture to cay (hat If tlie siatlsUcs of all' Iho North American packers could he submitted the gala in weight from ours would be the Sir Joseph, "because ours Is a shorter lime." Sfr Joseph went on to eay ihe curing process was Inaugurated la order to meet Danish competition In the Brltlsili market. Famous "Tc Hell With Proflti." Sir Joseph Plovellc, m the witness box, explained his now famous etato- Dienl, "to hell with prollts" at length. Ita said that It was made al a time when Canadian manufacturers vcro hesitating to expend tho necessary money to carry out munition con- tracts. His statement was not In- tended to hare any application to tie WJIHaui DavJcfi Company, HU exact Davles Company was first formed oa words had teen: ''If 11 Is prollts In a result of Ills closo friendship with relation to what 1 have seen (he hav the late William Harris. Sir Joseph said that With' Sis ministers M. Kcrcnsfcy aUemlcd funeral ot Cossacks killed in his nill make you a liberal allowance for it hi' ex- change for one of Period "ATHE CATALOGUE. hi' fnflfiGjl ef trcordinganA Ifgtltur on Fitted WUI kt fnt mfn Send fir lite PATHE CATALOGUE, interesting rhalt THE KTHE FRERES PHONOGRAPH OF CANADA, LIMITED CANAUA Western Wholiiale WhllU t. WlnlRtt. .Tho photograph shoFfi part of lha remnlnx of n train, which came lo itrlpf when two .collided Bt Triink, iiorlh'df OrllKa. Tho smanb took place near bridjo and a .number, of cars wero ditched and some I'llcil The dainBgcd aid one iox Mr was'telescoped over (ho tender ami or 9 locomolko. FOR DI4THIOT, Ji'-V .V V BROSS COMPLETE HULL BLOCK Territory Open for Live Agciill PPIOCRESsivE M ERCHANTS WRITING ON f H EIR BUSINSSt LETTER HEAD, WILL !CO.NFIDENTIAL BOOKLET ON THE OF A PATH! KtCEIVI ;