THE WEATHER forecast: Shower Temperature 7 a.m., (t bov; nooa, 77 above; max. Sunday's, S3 above) roln. today, U above. (Noon temper-atura by The Tribune thermometer). tun Above Horizon Sixteen houra SI mine. Sunrlss, 4.18; sunset, iO; moonrlse, 12; moonset, 10 1, HOME E Vol. xxxviii. WINNIPEG, MONDAY, JUNE 20, 1927 22 PAGES No. 146 Price S cental With Comica, 10 cent Tl EM irvin n J il iivl uuu v BRITAIN ACTS TO HAVE POWERS GUT WARSHIPS' SIZE Hard to Talk Old Treaty With France and Italy Out of New .Parley, U.S. Reply AMERICA HINTS AT WORLD ABOLITION OF SUBMARINES Associated Freee I able , GENEVA, Switzerland, June 20. Great Britain today reopened questions settled at thy iWashing-ton naval limitation conference of 1922. Addressing the three-power conference) called by President Coolidg-e. Right. Hon. W. C. i Brldgeman, the lirat lord of the admjialty, recommended reduc- tlon of future) battleships from 15,000 tons displacement to "something under 30,000," and their main armament from 16 Inches to lS.S-lnch suns; reductions In the size of aircraft carriers from 27,000 to 25,000 ton and their armament from 8-lnch to 6-inch guns; and, finally, reduction of future cruisers from 10,000 to 7,500 tons, with armament of 6-inch Instead of 8-inch cuns. Ha alio advocated limiting he size bt Individual submacinea to 1.600 tons, increasing the life of warships to 21 years Instead of 20, and waiving rights of the powers under the replacement tablea agreed upon, at the Washington conference. U.S. Points Out Objection The first United States reaction to thess proposals was that It would be difficult to reconsider the Washington treaty provisions at the Geneva conference, which Is limited to but three of the Washington signatories the United States, Great Britain and Japan with France and Italy represented only by "observers." In opening the conference today, Hugh Gibson, heading the United States delegation, called for an extension of the five-five-three ratio to submarines, ci ulSWrf "and destroyers, and gave notice to the delegates that the United Btatees had held up its building program In the nope of an early agreement on naval limitation. He also aaid that If It "should eventually be possible to reach a general agreement between all naval powers to abolish submarines, the United States would not be unfavorable to Its consideration, but that auch action In order to be acceptable must ba universal. No Definite Plans Mr. Gibabn's remarks, directed st the delegates representing Great Britain and Japan did not disclose in direct terms what the United States would do should the conference fall of satisfactory results. He did point out, however, that President Coolidge had opposed a cruiser-building program because of his hope that Ken-em! limitation wolud be possible. The United States' policy, Mr. Gib-Son said, was wholly guided bv the desire for adequate defence, and he expressed the hope that further competitive naval building could be obviated. "We are prepared, to discuss the question of tonnage fully and frankly. In the light of our legitimate needs," he said, adding, that if Great Britain ahould bring forth a plan to make the limitations even more drastic than he had proposed, the United Citatea was prepared to discuss their plans. Gibson Named President Just before presenting the United States' proposal Mr. Gibson, who had formerly called the conference to order, was elected president on the motion of Mr. Brldgeman. Admiral Pnlto, head of the Japnnese delegation, seconded the nomination, and the election was carried. Admiral Viscount Mlnoru Sal'.o. peaking for Japan, proposed that auxiliary naval strength should be based on the tonnages existing !n effective ships, continuing those under construction and those authorised, and that "none of the three powers shall, during an agreed period, adopt new building programs or acquire ships for the purpose of Increasing naval strength.' Ambassador Gibson proposed that rrulsers be limited to tonnage of 260.-C00 or 100,000 tons for the United States and the British Empire and to 150.000 or 180.000 tons for Japan. Destroyer total tonnage would be restricted to 200,000 or 250,000 tons for the two larger powers and to 120,000 to 150,000 for Japan. Message from Coolidge Maximum tonnage for United Btates and British submarines would be 60,000 to 90,000 tons, with 26,000 to 14.000 tons fixed for Japan. Mr. Gibson presented his proposal after a brief address In which he presented an expression of gratitude to the powers from President Coolidge and declared that "the United States is prepared to accept a gen eral program providing for as low a total tonnage" as acceptable to the ether powere. He expressed regret that France and Italy were not active participants In the conference and urged Japan and the British Empire, who with the united Mates are the powers "which now lead In naval arma ments," to assume "all responsibility for initiating further naval limits tion." "If we were not prepared to limit. he said, "we could not expect others to do .so. Many Obsolete 8hips Tt was understood that under the Gibson proposal the United States would be obliged to scran amiroxl mately 62,000 tons of cruisers and destroyers, mostly of the latter class and so, one tons additional upon com fjetloa ef cruisers now building. Accidents Take Three Germany May Get Seat on Mandate Commission GENEVA, Switzerland, Juns 20 There are indications that the League of Nations' mandate commission, which began its sessions today, will vote to give Germany a seat en the commission. If givsn a seat, Germany will have a voice in the administration of her former colonies. It is understood that the league council and essembly will approvs ef the measure,' which is regsrded as the first ectual move by Germany toward regaining some one of her lost colonies. RAILMEN TAKE STRIKE VOTE ON PAY DISPUTE 1 8,000 Employes of Canadian National Balloting; Company Refused Majority Award MONTREAL, Que, June 20 A strike vote is now being taken among some 18,000 employes of the Canadian National Railways, including office clerks, station employes such as baggage checkers and porters, stores and stationary depart ment employes, shippers and station. ary englneera and firemen. It was announced here today, - The dispute arises out of the re fusal of the company to accept the majority award of a board of conciliation recommending an Increase in wagea of 4H cents an hour. A minority report recommended an Increase of 2V4 centa an hour. The results of the ballot will be known on July 10 next. BYRD MAY START AT DUSK TUESDAY IN DASH TO PARIS Will Not Hop at Dawn Like PredtceiMort Mono plan Ready in, Associated Fress NEW YORK, N.Y.. June 20. Dusk tomorrow may see E. Byrd's monoplane stort on its Scientific flight to Psris. Unlike his predsceasors, Lindbergh and Chamberlin, who left Roosevslt Field, Long Island, shortly aftsr dawn, Commander Byrd is considering a departure with his three flying companions at about 6 p.m. Hs fsels his plane would thereby reach Newfoundland with the down end Paria before sunset. WINNIPEG MAN FATALLY HURT IN AUTO WRECK REGINA, Sask., June 20.--Norman Rockwell, 627 Furby St., Winnipeg, traveller for a Winnipeg firm, died in the General hospital here yesterday afternoon from hemorrhage and shock, resulting from Injuries received in an auiomoblle accident near Milestone early Sunday. The body Is here, and Investigation la being made by provincial police. W. Sanderson, of the Lang district, who Is said to have tecn driver of the car, was slightly Injured, while two others received slight bruises. According to police at Milestone the car, travelling from Lang to Milestone, struck a hole In the road near Milestone, from whefe a culvert had been removed. The car awerved and Rockwell waa thrown through the windshield. He was unconscious when picked up, and no Information could be obtained from him. GRANDVIEW VERDICT AWAITS MINISTER (Special e The Trlbuae OTTAWA. Ont., June 20. A lengthy report of engineers who Investigated the Grand view, Man., oil well, came to the department of Interior, today, but owing to the absence of the minister, who Is in Montreal, It will not be made public until he has seen it. Previous accounts were that the well had been "salted." The complete report Is understood to fully sustain this charge, and tl show that the borings, In place of being down 600 feet as alleged, went down only 140 feet and encountered quicksar.l. " SUFFERS STROKE B t'aasdlsa Press) ( THREK RIVERS. Que., June 20 Senator Hlppolyte Montplaislr, member of the upper chamber for Shaw-Inlgan division, suffered a stroke of paralysis yesterday. This morning his condition Is stated as lesvlng no hope for recover?. Senator Montplaislr is 89 years old, snd has been a member of the senato since llk RIVERS CLAIM TWO VICTIMS, FATAL CAR CRASH i Mrs. E. Duff Drowned in As-siniboine, Ordie Tully Drowned in Red Near Lockport HARRY BOWMAN FATALLY INJURED BY STREET CAR River and street accidents took a toll- of three lives and caused injuries to four others in Winnipeg and district over the week-end. Two of the fatalitie3 were drownings in the Red and the Assiniboine rivers, and the third was a fatal street car accident at the -corner of Leighton ave. and Kildonan rd. The victims were Mrs. Edith Duff, aged 64 years, 292 Ing : wood St., Arainlbolne; Ordie Tully, C.N.R. machinist, aged 42 years, 224 Arnold St., drowned In the Red river at Lockport, and Harry Bowman. 291 Park at., fatally Injured when struck by a street car st Leighton ave. and Kildonan road, Sunday evening. Mra. Duff was the wife of Charles Duff, who survives her with his two sons. She had been In ill health for some considerable time and had completed arrangements, even to the extent of securing her passport, for visiting her parents In Liverpool, Eng. Left Massage Though no Inquest has been ordered, the circumstances of her drowning, which occurred at 10.20 Saturday morning, are still unknown. She left a note for her husband stating., that she had gone to the park alone, but no significance Is attached to this as it was her practice to leave such messages whenever she went out. She was first seen struggling in the water Just below ths pontoon bridge by Fergus McVey, 141 Parkview st, St. James, who leaped Into the water and brought the woman to shore. Dr. G. W. Knipe waa Immediately summoned, but too late, as the victim of the Assiniboine was already dead. Carried Downstream In his effort to rescue Mrs. Duff McVey and his burden were carried by the current as far as the eastern rconinaM1 ea Pass Tel GOLF SCORES The first round of the City and District Golf championship, under the auspices of the C.L.Q.U., a 72- hole event on Assiniboine course started thia morning under very favorable scoring conditions. There are 44 entries. Mrs. L. T. Alnley, Winnipeg Golf club, led the field amongst the early ten with a well-play 92; 46 out and 46 in. Mrs. R. Morrow, Southwood, waa tied for second place with Mrs. a K. Beairsto, of St. Charles, both having 94. Among the low score returns are: Mrs. Alnley 92, Mrs. R. Morrow 94, Mrs. Beairsto 94, Mrs. S. T. Koes-ter (Nlakwa) 100. Mrs. 8. M. Campbell (Elmwood) 100, Mrs. G. B. Mc-tavlsh (Nlakwa) 100. Mrs. J. C. Al lan (St. Charles) 100. Mrs. George Kltchle (Winnipeg) 106, Mrs. J. Bev- erldge 108. Mrs. H. Fleming (8t. Charles) 108, Mrs. F. o, Wright 105, Mrs. J. Crowley 99. X AUTO DRIVER KILLED ST. PAUL, Minn. June 20 While his (lance, Miss Clsra Houdsk, St. Paul, looked on fro.n ths stands. Arthur Van Vllet, amateur driver ef 8t. Paul, was killed Saturday during an automo bile race at the state fair grounds here. A machine driven by Joe Burks, an other amateur, turned over when Its front wheels Jackknifed. Van Vllet'a car, Immediately behind, crashed Into Burke's and Van Vllet waa thrown out on his head. He died within a few minutes. Burks was uninjured. Rum Chasers on Superior, Latest Washington Plan New Liquor Law in Ontario Brought Decision, St. Paul . Paper Claims ' B, AsMielated Frees ST. PAUL, Minn., June 20 The St. Paul Pioneer Press, 8unday, said that Minnesota la to have an armed rum-chasing fleet of three speedy ensst guard boats on Lake Superior by August 1. Word of the prohibition department's decision to wage naval warfare on Lake Superior rum-runners was received tinoff leinfly from Washington tonight, according to the $26,000 in Liquor Captured Off Coast of Nova Scotia MONCTON. N.B.. June 20 One of the largest liquor selsurss In the vicinity for a long time waa effected Saturday, on Northumberland straits, about four miles off Coal Spring Head, N.S., when the revenue launch, Lady Laurler, captured "The Imp," a schooner believed to be en route with a cargo of Illicit liquor to Port Elgin or Buctouche. The cargo consisted of 850 caaea or Scotch whiskey, 200 gallons of rum and 100 gallons of alcohol. The value of the consignment waa placed at i:,ooo. TILDEN, LACOSTE WIN MATCHES AT WIMBLEDON Stars Find Going Easy In First Round -Washburn Beaten ICaaadtaa Press Cable WIMBLEDON, Eng., June JO Threatening dark clouds, with flashes of extremely wsrm sunshine real Wimbledon weather marked the opening day of the tlst Wimbledon Lawn Tennis tournament. All of the matches todaj were in the men's singles. William T. Tllden, United Ststei star, rsced through the first round in 40 minutes to win from G. A. Prntt, of England, In straight sets st 6-2, 6-1, 6-0, before a crowd of more than 000 spectators. , Lsndry Bests Hsrsda Takelchl Harada, of Japan, No. 8 in the United States nstlonal rsnklng. was eliminated by Pierre Landry, of France, in a hard-fought jmtch. Ths aeore was 4-6. 6-4, 1-6. 6-1, 6-2. Loud speaker smpltflcatlon of the umpire's voice, carrying the score. and decisions to the farthermost parts of the stadium, evoked favorable comments both from the spectators end newspapermen. f Rene iAooste, who is rsnked as tlu world's foremost, player, quickly deposed of the United States school boy, Sidney B. Wood, 8-1, 6-2. 6-1. Watson M. Washburn, veteran United States Internationalist, was eliminated by Hana Tlmmer, of Holland, at 6-1, 8-6. 8-i. POISONED FOOD KILLS 3 BABES IN STATE HOME Another Dying, Five Seriously III at Springfield, Illinois I B Associated Free SPRINGFIELD. III., June 20. Three babies are read, another la believed to be dying and five others are seriously III of food poisoning at the Springfield Redemption home, an Institution for Infants under the care of the courts. Rose Ann Norbert and Betty Bergman, both two yeara old, died last night, while the third death occurred early today. Food served at the Sunday morning meal was blamed for the Illness which affected half the children at the home. Samples of the food have been taken for analysis. The home matron, Minnie Manley, and the housekeeper, Alice Pauk, also became III, but their condition was not regarded as alarming. PARDONING PRISONERS UNLIKELY IN JUBILEE (SptrUl to The Trlbnael OTTAWA, Ont., June 20 It Is Im probable that ths proposal recently made to the government for a release of certain prisoners from the penitentiaries on the occasion of the Confederation Jubilee will be acceded to. No favorable reaction appeara to have been evoked. The Idea advanced was that if the principle of clemency were acceded to, the penitentiary wardens should submit the names of supposedly deserving cases In which pardon might be granted. Ths ticket of leave svs-tem Is working continuously, and the opinion seems to be that It quite adequate In extending auch clemency as may be Justified. newspaper. Federal prohibition men plan to offset liquor running from the Canadian province of Ontario, and arrangements have been completed with the Canadian government to permit the rum-chasers to operate as far aa three miles north of Isle Royale. The fleet will have headquartera at Duluth and operate from that port under direction of Oscar Pahty, U S. collector of customs. The boats will be slmlUr to those now In operation by the oast guard service, and are expected at Duluth within 80 days. The plan to place rum-vhaers on Lake Superior follows adoption or new laws In Ontario, permitting the Ontar.o government to aelltlqui. Tracked Strangler to Slough , t ft ' Lt a , v 11 it. Br W l7 Ld- j 1 Here are Albert Dingwall (left), grain buyer at Wakopa, Man., and L. H. Morgan (right), storekeeper, who led the police to where the man called the strangler sought refuge in a slough near Wakopa last Wednesday night. He was first spotted by Mr. Morgan in the lattcr's store a short time before the capture. Mr. Morgan got word to the police and until their arrival he and Dingwall kept the wanted man in sight and directed the police to a slough where he endeavored to hide. Nelson Identified as Man Who Killed Buff alo Woman Roomer Says He Is Man Who Strangled Mrs. Jennie Randolph There, May 30; Took Room Under Name of Harrison; Photo and Measurements Check. i " f By A tunc lntJ Pre1 BUFFALO, N.Y., June 20. Earle Nelson, 30, charged with the murder of Mrs, William Patterson and Lola Cowan, recently, at Winnipeg, Man., today was positively identified here from pictures and bertillion measurements as the man who, on May 30, murdered Mrs. Jennie Randolph, rooming-house keeper. Nelson, known here as Charles Harrison, and in other places as Adrian Harris, h wanted in four other cities in this country. Identified Identification was made here by Fred Merrltt, a roomer at the house run by Mrs. Randolph, summoned to police headquarters to view a picture forwarded from Winnipeg. Merrltt exclaimed: "That'a the man," as soon as he had looked ut It. Nelson's measurements tallied with the description of Harris in local police records. Talked en Religion Harris, or Nelson, obtained a room from Mrs. Rsndoolph on May 27. Sunday night. May 28. he sat In the llvlnif-room with hor, talking st length on religious subjects until after others In the house had gone to bed. The next morning Mrs. Randolph failed to appear, and s. search disclosed her body under the bed In the room which Harrison had occupied. The roomer had disappeared. Mrs. Hkndoliih had been strsngled to death, the coroner de-jlded. The man Is sought for murders In Los Ant;eli'B, Portland, Oregon; I'V.I-adclphla and Detroit. SAN JOSE POLICE SURE HE IS MAN Hperlsl to Ths Tribune SAN FRANCISCO, June 10 Enrle Nelson, held In Winnipeg aa the "dark strangler,". Ir the man who murdered Mrs. Laura J. Beal at a Ban Jose, Cat., apartment house on March I. 1938. according to the Sun Jose police department. Finger prints of Nelson furnished by the Han Francisco police department tally almoHt exactly with prints left here by the murderer. Home slight discrepancies are explained by Lives n. ..-ffj; i t T mm. the identification bureau as being caused by the fingers of the murderer slipping on the articles from which the prints were taken. Nelson has now been H-ntlfled aa the murderer of three of the strangled victims. In addition ,to the Identification In Wlnnliei:, on which he is held, his picture has been iden-tlllcd by Mrs. C. II. Murray, of Hur-llngame, as the man who attacked her Nov, 17 last and attempted to strangle her. Morton Newman, the only mun.ln Pan Frunclsco w ho snwr the first strangler, told police toilny that Nelson was not the ninn who I llled his mother, Mrs. Clitra Newman, here. Aunt Talks Nelbon hss also been Identified as Ilnrle Ferrcll by an n u lit living here. She said thnt he was, aa he told Winnipeg authorities, reared by. his. grandparents, Lars and Jennie Nel' (Continued cn Pas Two) SHOWERS ARE FORECAST FOR MANITOBA TOMORROW Perhaps the weather man thinks a cooling rain is needed after the heat of yestnrdny. in any case, the sky will be threatening today and showers are due to full tomorrow In Mnnitnba, hc-cording to the forecast. The weather In Saskatchewan and Alberta, however, will remain fair for another duy at least. Yesterday, the mercury went to 83 degrees shove and liiMt nlnht did not sink below R2 above. This morning the barometer reading wss 23.70. 1 Parents of Slain Girl and William Patterson Called Many Others Will Testfy at Resumed Inquest Tonight in Attempt to Link Earle Nelson with Two Murders Here; Prisoner Still Unconcerned in Cell; Eats and Sleeps Well and Insists on Telling Filthy Stories When the inquest into the deaths of Lola Cowan and Mrs. William Patterson is resumed in central police station tonight, the man charged with their murder will face many witnesses who will try to link him with the crimes. Mr. and Mrs. John Cowan, whose 14-jear-old daughter was found strangled to death under a bed in the rooming house at 133 Smith st., and William Patterson, whose wife was the strangler 's second victim in Winnipeg, will be among the witnesses to face Earle Nelson, the man of many aliases, and the alleged I murderer. - . . j Many Witnesses Ready I The inquest will be resumed at 8 o'clock, and the witnesses i who will be called are : In the case of Lola Cowan, Dr. W. P. Mo I Cowan, who performed the post mortem; W. A. Fillingham, who saw Lola selling artificial flowers on Broadway early in the even-Hir; of the day she was murdered; Mr. and Mrs. John W. Hill, in : whose rooming house Lola's body was found Sunday evening; James Philip, a roomer at the Hill house; Archie McDonald, a painter, who was working in the house between Thursday and Saturday; I. B. Foote, photographer, who took photographs for the police of the body and room in which it was discovered; Detective Close; Constables Payne and Edwards, who were the first officers in the house after Lola tenson, the roomer who found the may also be called. Patterson Csse In the case of Mrs. Tattersnn the following will be asked to testify: William Pattcraon, Bam Waldman, clothier In whose store the alleged Klrangler bought new clothes; Nick Taber, barber In the Central poolroom at Logan and Main, In whose chop the accused had his hair cut: Constable Woods, of the city police, and other officers; Mr. and Mrs. Stnnger, Frank Crone and Harry Hiens. neighbors of ths Pattersons, and Mrs. Allan, who was an Intimate friend of the alnin woman. Exhibits to Be Filed A number of exhibits, including clothing worn by the alleged strangler, and other articles, will be filed as exhibits. It Is expected that very little evidence will be available' In the case of Lola Cowan. Only a few persons are known to have seen her nfier she left her "home at 8 University pluce, shortly aftr 6 o'clock Thursday evening, and it is not likely the evidence will rover much more than her leaving home and being found dead Sunday evening. The evidence In the cuse of Mis. Patterson will be much more extensive. Dr. Cameron said this morning that he expected the Imiuest would be completed tonight. Hearing Thursday The members of the Jury are: D. R. Flayer, 117 lipton St., foreman; D. McGregor, 464 McDermot ave.; H. H. Harris, 4 Sutherland ave.; P. E. Townsend, fib Harbison ave.: J. E. Mellett, Dominion bank; U W. Saul, Dominion bank; M. Stewart, 243 Portage ave.; A. C. McQuald, 167 Edmonton St.; N. J. Falluws, 169 College ave.; P. U. Riimer, suite "U" Osborne apts.; H. Wallace, Wlndntt Coal company, and L. Burke, 266 Portage ave. R. 13. Graham, K.C.. crown prosecutor, said this morning that the preliminary hearing would go on for certain Thursday and It was hoped to commit the alleged straggler for trial that day. The prisoner ss further identified today by a Winnipeg business man who gave him a lift about June 8 or 9 from Emerson to Winnipeg. Several Mennonltes at the Hutterlte colony are expected to Identify him also. Prisoner Acts Normally In hla heavily-guarded cell at the Central police station. Nelson Is acting normally. He Is eating and Sleeping well, his jailers say He will not speak of the murders of -which he is charged and Insists on telling filthy stories. Two guards are ondtity outside his cell every hour of the day and night. He Is given exorcise in the ward adjoining his cell. This Is a steel-barred room. On Frldny he was asked It be desired to take some exercise but his answer was that he was too tired. When he was captured at Klllainey last Thursday he was completely exhausted. Today, however, be chanced his mind and anked ti be allowed to walk1 In the ward. Heavily manacled and guarded he took a few turns in his prison. Chief nf Detectives Georce Smith srtld today that no United fit:ites detectives would come to Winnipeg until after the protnlnlnnry Mmiing Thursday. The American officers, he said, wanted first to examine all phntceraphs and study the Infnrma uojs. ni mem by authorities nere. s body was found; Bernard Mor- body. .Relatives of Lola Cowan Church Congregations Cross Peace Bridge to U.S. BUFFALO. N.V.. June 10 The near International Peace Bridge here waa put to it new use yesterday, when the entire congregations of two Canadian churches crossed over to attend religious services ot the West Avenue Presbyterian church of the city. Several hundred Canadians were in the grup. CAPT. DODDIN TO CROSS CANADA IN TINY MOTH PLANE Visits Winnipeg to Make Landing Arrangements; Only Stop to be Made Her Capt. Edward (Teddy) Dobbin, of the Canadian Air force, is In Winnipeg, miking lundlng arrangements for his Tians-t'anaila flight ache, duled for the first part of July. The captain Is en route for Mon treal where he will take Possession of his plane, a Do Havlland moth, now on Its way to Canada on the Empress of Australia from Its British makers. It is un S0-horpcpnwer aeroplane, not particularly hlh-powered, but very fast. Starting alone on or about July t, rapt. Dobbin pluns to fly continuously to Winnipeg. Hern he will stny one night, leaving for Vancouver at dawn and hoping to reach there the same dRy. What will' be the first Trans-Car.-ada lllght. If successful. Is being undu, taken under the auspices of the Royal Canadian Air force, but is a private protect. The government, however, will send the first Trans-Canada air-mat! with Capt. Dobbin. Both the Captain and his brother, the late Capt. Harry C. W. Dobbin, served In the war. The latter was killed In an aeroplane accident at Ottawa In 1119. Cnpt. Dobbin leaves for the east either today or Tuesday. During hla Winnipeg stay he has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Glassco, Evergreen place. Two Drowned Near Victoria VICTORIA. B.C.. June ?0 Tw drowningi marked the hundred o! plcntra held Hiinday at th varioui beaches nenr Victoria. Ijtwrence Plaxton, IS, wan drowned In Pvr Inka and Victor Italic. 19. In Thetis Lake, companions In each In-atiinoe helnn unnbte to render assist ancs In time. THIS QUEER WORLD FISH WAS A GOOD SPORT PRATT. Kan.. June 20 "I'm going to calch a fish," declared a soman visitor ot Klin Mills lake. Friend, scoffing, took her for a boat ride sround the lake, waited patiently while she east, and cast and cast. Flnully, discour-ngi'd. she hauled In hor line, said she wss content to give up. Then a thre-pound base leaped from the w.ter, lit on the ed of the boat id flopped Into her lep.
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