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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta ft .October wheat 66% 37 and slightly cooler VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1915 NUMBER 107 Irvine and Reilly are Candi- dates in Two Calgary Ridings GATHERINGS ARE VERY ENTHUSIASTIC I1F PAW IOL I nuOLO Salaries of New Commission May be Same as Supreme Court Judges SMITH WITHDRAWS HIS RESOLUTION Edmonton, Alta., April 17. The yrsU'iilay advanced legis- Calgary, Alta., April A. Ir- vine, to "contest West Calyary, where lio 'will undoubtedly face- It. lj. nun- nett, the sitting inejnber, in the Lib- eral interests. Clifford -D. rteilly, Lo contest the Federal riding of littet Calgary, in the Liberal cause. Those were tlie nominations mado fliiiiO scenes of eulhusiRsju at largely attended Liberal conventions held in Fagot hall yesterday. MK Irvine, ona of the best known committee tlie opposition wanted tho citizens of Calgary, an active Liberal.! appointment of secretary led to the secretary of the Cltv Liberal assocla-j commission instead of the govern- Uon, secretary of Uie Calgary CanaU-; mcnt. Un a vote the amendment, was Inn club, and widely popular, was the jlost. Asked as to salaries the pcem- cholce of the West Calgary coin'en-Her llis itlefl same lion, held In the Afternoon after a as the supreme court, the fight with li. Woods, a farmer of chairman for the qthcis, but Carstalrs, who with confidence-Inspir- ing presence and solid speeches, made a good impression and n cloBc" run. C. B. Ilellly, one of Calgary's own tons, who knows the west and KB needs by probably lengthier experi- ence than most can boast, was select- ed, the absolutely choice of (he evening Liberal convention. Nearly half a dozen good candidates, Including such men of prominence as W. II. Cubing, A. J SamlB. George H. ROSH and J. E. Reilly, retired in his favor.; H. Woods, the farmer from was also nominated for but gracefully with- hition lo a point winch made nruio- jiation today unless some un- forsec'ii hitch arisus. Both sides vied in pushing Uie hills through cominit- I tec ;ind no notions objections were Inuulo to any bill. Twenty-one bills have passed the ihirtt reading. When tho utility commission hill it is not decided yet- The'hill put through without amendment. Un- der tlie statute law amendments, magistrate Sanders, Calgary, and Primrose, Edmonton, were confirmed in tlicir appointment; for ten years starting this year, and rue removable only by the legislative assembly. An important amendment to the .statute FIRST PICTURE OF JVKUVK C'HAPELLK must, important siRtT Hie bombardment by Hri- it lliree-quartprs of n mile HTIS one of the East Calgary, drew. laws affects real estate deals in un- registered subdivision's. Formerly, if action were taken to recover on a lot in an unregistered division the court declared the contract void. Now, if a subdivision is registered before an ac- tion is tried, the contract is legal, (Continued on LEGISLATURE CLOSES MJ1R BUSY; SESSION April third1 scs-' the'1 PrVrnler asked' if the house sion of the third legislature'was pro-1 wisher! to remain'in session to deal rogucd by Lieut.-Gov. Ilulyea. with with such legislation and considerable the customs .hoary, with age. The house sai until nearly one a. m., pubting all legislation through, com- mittee, and. resumed" at eleven, nineteen bills were read u third time, a purely formal proceeding. No re- port iras presented from the public accounts Chairman White- Bide merely laying1 a type-written copy on the evidence taken, an' the Forty bills received the royal assent. Before the governor arrived the pre- mier sprang a new oiic. He nad" re- ceivcd a petition this morning tlie advisability of passinc an at this session suspending the liabili- merriment follofrcd, the.-leaders on both sides treating.UieVproposal as a joke. Jic. Michencr asked if the mem- bers could be included .in the favor. BIG PLANT TO-..BE-- ____ BUILT IN CANADA Toronto, Out., April Corn Products Refining United States corporation, capitalized at has completed plans .for opening a plant In Ontario. The proposed plant will une about bushels of grain consume act over a million and a quarter 'tics of .farmers for two years, the farmers individually tlie interim water daily. The final choice of the location will probably be between To- ronto and Hamilton, as these two cit- Building to Extent of 000 Tifcd Up by Lockout of Workmen Chicago, April lock-out of union carpenters assumed serious proportions today, tieing up operations valued at. more than on four thousand buildings in Chicago, and throwing out of employ- ment wage earners, thousands of whom had no connection "with the building industry itself Union leaders and officials of the Employers' as- declared the lockout, asserted that they expected "Jiule as-- slstance from the conference of the Mounted Rifles Will Train at Calgary Camp On May 7 those squadrons of tho 13th Canadian Mounted. Hil'lcs, now iu training at. Plncher Creek, Mncleod and Cards ton will entrain for Cal- gary, where" they will so Into training in the big summer camp to be estab- lished on the Sarcee Hesr-rve. Wfii'ie no order to that effect has been pub- lished from official t'-c Her- ald has It on good authority that the men are preparing to move on tluit date. All tbe squadrons have made excellent progress in their various camps, but the units were so split that Turllier progress than they have now made Iff' Impossible. At the Sarceo camp the 12th G.M.R. will con- centrated, along with the infantry, so that the number of men in camp will tolal over fiOOO. Oil Man Reaches Lethbridge After Visit to- Montana Field state board of arbitration, ..which troops'the meet on Monday to offer Us services in the interest of industrial peace. "A string of tools for the first well to be drilled on the Moniana side in the Lethbridge-Siveet Grass field was shipped from Qkatoks yesterday. Tlie we'll will go down en the Priichard place near the well on 1-12, on a lease formerly held by myself." This statement by Ira E. Segur, who arrived in Ihe city 1'roiu (Jic south Jast night tella of the .fifth weli .to be the south country, those al- ready at wort being the Segur well in 1-12, vermeil in '2-11, the Sto-hwr-SfEephens. in. 2-14, and the Un- ited at Foremost. are" still- being received r gas franchise at ._n 'friends. The latest said air. "I have consignments, of comforts to the Can-.LUo ll in tlle Strange Comforts April the .public lias been ntfviseg tlmt.Voollen comforts are no longer .needed hv the Neither side, it was said, was .wiM- Lilians this- week included insect beiI1F ing at this time to make concessions. football! Chicago, 111., April Brushes thousand union carpenters striking lor, fot of the'various would lls, chewing boot laces. gum, tooth A complete, ami next Tuesday announcement German Emperor to Confer on Plan to Keep the Russians Out of Buck Air Raid Last Night 77, 5.30 belief is becoming general In Rome that Austria will make a sudden attack upon Italy as aoon as she becomes con- vinced that the latter country is determined to intervene in the war, ac- cording to P. dispatch to the Matin, from it? (n the Italian capital. This prospect is said to be causing no alarm, however, because of the concentration of large forces of Italian troops on the Austrian fron- GRAND DUKE SHOT A report is published by a Prussian Grand Duke Nich- olas, the Russian commanrfer-in-chief, has been shot in the abdomen by General Baron Severs, commander of the Russian army, which was defeated and driven from East Prussia last February. The general is said to have committed suicide, There is no confirmation of this report, officially or otherwise. The French ministry of Marine announces further naval operations ag- ainst Turkish forces, which proceeded aqainfit Egypt. It'ls laid a French battleship shelled a Turkish position near the Egyptian city of El which is close to the border of Palestine. There were no important engagements in France yesterday, and in the east operations are beinn delayed by the spring thaw. KAISER ORDERS CONFERENCE Geneva, via Paris, April to reports which reached Basle from Berlin and Vier.ns, Emporor William has ordered the principal German generals and also some of the Austrian commanders to meet him in a grand conference, in order to discuss the coming summer campaign. The meet- ings will be held in a few days at Cologne or Berlin. Two of Austria's archdukes will attend, One of the chief questions will be that of ftoppina the Russian army from entering Budapest. THIRD AIR RAID London within 48 I. in no IOKS of life and no serious damage to property. Taking advantage of fine flying weather, which enabled a Zeppelin air. ship to visit the vicinity af the Tyne Wednesday night and the coast of Suf- folk, early this morning a German-aeroplane, having crossed the North Sea'his afternoon, flew over the county of Kent, dropping bombs. In all four missiles were the vicinity of Che towns of Favershsm and Sittingbourne, the latter Just across the Thames from the Is'.e of Sheppey, which is the birthplace of'the British Roya! Naval Flying corps. _ ....---------REtE-A3E-.-OLQ NEWS Berlin, April 17, via amusement War caused here yesterday morning by the censors releasing a large foreinp telegrams dated-July 31 and Augus't. 1, last. The' afternoon newi- papers were able' to'announce the' Russian order for a general mobillza- tionT and other, ante-bellum news. -Among the dispatches large number of American messagei. ;-.-r "'iln the action of April 14r we took ininu nmi-r on, April last night experienced its third air attack hours, but the last, like 'chose immediately preceding it, resultnd London, April an increase of five cents an hour, were ujider the ban of a lockout or- der by their former employers tadaj. Paint ere, lathers, plasterers and sheet me.lal workers found themselves n similar circumstances, anil enough allied trades were affected to bring :he totjil of idle men beyond The decision of the sheet metal con- tractors to Join '.he'fight against the unions was a hlo'iv to the latter, as he labor 'leaders had hoped that em! ployers In that line would try to per: jetuate conditions, which by barring outside material, it was declared, gave ocal concerns n monopoly of such vorlc in this city. Worif" ceased on approximately 4500 of tbe unfinished to be trustees tor their crops and nt'Jea alone could supply quan-, structures in Lhe city. Watchmen Hie expiration of the time pay tlicir, tity of water necessary for the opera- were employed lo keep close vigil over creditors pro rata. tlon. unfinished.buildings. LETHBRIDGE SOCIETY IS MIRRORED IN FICTION Madge Smith, Erstwhile Society Reporter on Local Paper Weilds Vitriolii Pen in Novel on West Which She Gils a Truthful Representation of Conditions Here b6 instructive, showing what goes on every, pound of .copper for.'.'.'.coinI'orfr" in present day war- fare.-Writing paper and envelopes are most eagerly sought. niffht I will BiilimiL to tbe Great Fnlls OT- the ;Turks i the vicinity of Shalba, council aT draft t'ranciiise. I can save -Mesopotamia, was qive out" today: of Great Falls two cents "There they were, at Sunshine in- deed. "It appeared to be a place of some Importance, judging hy the extent of the rill way sldiugs and the buildings of different kinds that were to be "seen. "Nothing, certainly, very Im- poaine: an elevator, painted yellow; ;i theitre painted bine and green; an onen IjpRCe -which 'was one day to be a recreation ground, at present like a lint volcano In active eruption. Be- tween the eager Immigrants standing at thp station gate and the City of there stretched a Ben of mud, the like of which hud never be- toYo' treete'd their sight even In a i''country -famed for, its muddy lanes. They '-looked at the mud, looked at .their boots, and laughed nervously. take the electric car to Queen Alexandra said Gerald. too dirty to ivnllt. propose we f icUoil( ]E you please, at the iota 'v j Arid noiv.fet us sec Thorp Von have it in hlack ha0 to 5n: llie Oily of SimsJifiio as It looks to the Immigrant direct from old Eng- land, And (he City of -Sunshine Is our own LcthbrWge! For LethbrJdge Js now not only on ihe tnato, where It wan placed by one, J. Pleipolnt Tracy, but It is In the Lethbridge is Indebted to an English lady for putting .us .in the whether good books or bad books we leave it to yourself to decide irhen you have read further, .And the lady's S. Smith. And the anil Sidg- wlck and Jackson, London and To- ronto. Miss Madge S. Smith Leth- bridge lii 1811 or 1312, and is not un- known here. Her brother, is R. An- drew Smith, barrister, etc., Domin- ion Clock, Miss Smilu, with her sister, spent several "weeks in Lethbridge. people realized that' she was a budding novelist, but on her return to England ahc wrote a novel, ".Alberta and the Others: A Truthful Story of -Western Canadn." So you see, Lelhbrldge Is not only in finds in truthful Going up! Miss Smith fiction not vouch. In fact, we would not dare to say, but tlie Impression left on the mind of a benighted Lethbridgian af- ter rending her 351 page that blue goggles were then the style and vitriol was considered a proper substitute for ink. Well, here goes for the story: Alberta West is the heroine-of tho nice, characteristic and consistent name lor the heroine of an Alberta story. When we find her she is living at home 'with her bro tlicrs and sisters, Aunt aiary as head of the household.' Her Uncle Richard.had been a rover, and in his ruvings had visited Canada west, and being optimistic, along -with his ing- proclivities, had acquired, via the poker route, two city lots. In one of Sunshine's subdivisions. Then one day came the Grim Reaper and Uncle lfnh.irii.u-ns no more. The two city. In the City of Sunshine were "will ficflon, if yon with ..pleasing dis- 'from other cities about us after enjoying ied lo Alberta West. And the lawyer hospitality for a number 'who had communicated that gladsome Just here, It may be men- fact to her had eeiit her a copy of the Suushine Clarion Publicity num- ber AH these occurrences evidently our mind, for. toe next thing we hnow she has packed up Aunt Mary, Brother Gerald, bag and baggage., and the quotation at 'the beginning of tin's ulury finds ,us with her as she slops off the C.P.n. train at the depot, OP of Sunshine. (Continued on 1'agc LGthTJridgi of weeks. tinned that Alias Smith was a member of the staff of the Morhing'Newa dur- ing part of -her slay In that cnpu-clty she covered the -of various riepfutmenla, ioclal and other- wise. Her memory of society bridge as she EBW It through Journal 1st eyes, say the least, Iritcr'csLlog. Vitriolic AVIict-hcr smith wore green or goggles In Lclhbt'ldge, BROOKS COUNCIL MUST -RESIGN Brooks, Alia., April a meet- ing' of the ratepayers of the town of Brook's, held here tonight, a resolu- tion 'was passed, calling on the coun- cil to resign and hold a new election. Tlie meeting was well and considerable discussion took place. The .report of tlie investigating judge was rend. It was revealed'that the town really in very good circum- stancea.financially, having a total in- debtedaess of less than five thousand dollars. Jf proper business methods were adopted, few. towns ii shape. The investigation resulted indirectly in-a slander suit which Councillor Ain- lay has started against J. C. Smith, iDg for damages. there would be very Albsrta in as good v 'I1 "FORMER TREASURER GIVEN SIX MONTHS David Reid, former treasurer of Irvine, found guilty of mis- appropriating SS72 of the funds that' town, was sentenced yesterday to six months in the Lethbrldge jail. .v1 C> of gas over coke, and that Mr. Segur recently visited the Beavr er well and confirms the state- ment that feet, of {-as is es- caping .daily. Efforts, are now being made to shut it off. The pressure is very great. Sir. Segur also stated that he was at the 2000-foot level in 1-12, and was waiting for a new cable before resum- ing operations. He has a nice flow of gas, but states that Is luul on top of a which will he tapped shortly. The gas is heavier than-Uie Bow Island product, and the indications'of oil somewhere in the The action at Shalba, April 13 and 14 was crowned with complete suc- cesi. Old Baseraph, SobrI, Barjlelyeh and Shwebbda are now clear of the enemy, who retreating beyond over. 300 prisoner! and several ma- chine guns. In their hurried retreat the Turks abandoned large quantities of tents, equipment, rtoreE and 'Am- munition, the latter amounting to 000 rounds of rifle and 450 boxei of gun ammunition, all of which U being either collected or destroyed." HON. OLIVER MAKES REPLY TO CHARGES Ottawa, April Frank pli- "On leaving .office I began Sir T. Shaughnessy at the Exposition San Francisco, Cal., April 17 Free- dom of the Panama-Pacific Interna- tional Exposition was tendered yes- terday to. Sir Thomas Shauglmessy, presuiaiil of the C.P.R., who by special trim, Bccompamod by Lady j Shangnnessy and Shanghncssy. was met by President minister of the interior. the coal rights at a time when the l-lc said "I 'Dgrct that awing Mr. Rogers was minister o[ in- a severe cold'on .Wednesday evening tenor, received it in due course and last I was unable -to discuss the had a new lease made out to the 'speeches of Hon.'Br. Kocfie, minister sub-Jesses in accordance with the rc- of thcy interior, qiiirements of the law, which-be ac- Meighcn and Mr..R-D. Bennett dual- cepted. Since then the, sub-lessee has ing with the Ferguson report further sub-let to two different part- "In retard to royalties on. coal un- jes from whom he has had some dU- dcrlyins pro ivhich I have held liculty in collecting .the royalty duo since the minister insinuated, him, and I have had corresponding or seemed to insinuate, that T had difficulty in collecting the royalty certain facts from the dc- from him, hence '.my delay, in Dialing The reverse is the case, settlement with the department. 'ase from-me for the right "In regard to the Michel ludun Sir Thomas was met by President, "was serve lamls, T am at a loss to" know Aloore of the exposition, m his offl-1 madfi. Qtii tUc soliciii0rs of, tUe les. in .what way I am held tohave bfeti Ml oapnc-ity. also by representatives l wag if] to the t the-leading'American railways and occupieli'DV my- as. minister of Fahrni or his sale to Andtrson. newspaper men. fie will remain here interior Kahrni bought at public competition. COL. ALEX BERTRAM Of formerly of Duridas, or tho Shell Commlt- ec- It Is reported, may be made irigadfer-Ccneral of the IJeRdquui'ters WINNIPEG WOMAN KILLED Wihmtes, Mua., April H. r Bui eri, aged !i4.years, struck and .fatally, injured a motor car driven by Mrs. T. julins White, cross- and (lied in the general hospital an1 hour later. Three ribs were'brokeu and'she sustained Inter- nal 'injuries. Mrs. Bujlen was the ivife of H. G. Emllen of the Canadian Dank of Com- merce. An inquest wKl be. opened tonight. ROTHSCHILD ESTATE VALUE IS Lb'don, April estate of the laie Haron Rothschild was provision- Rllj' sw'orn for prchalp. today at Baron 'Rothschild (lied in tendon, Slarch 31-V'.. BIG ELEVATOR BURNED Minneapolis, Minn., April Huhn-elnvalor was burned yesterday together bushels of wheat, agc fs see who nwc'.e out lease might' mcnt was eitter nearlr.aue or past reasonably have teen expected to find due and nothing hut the first pay- whal tlie lights of their 'client were mcnt had uccn made he, as wellvtai in tlie matter and lo adequately pro- other purchasers of Indian lands sim- tcct. those rights. (Continued on page.: Arthur Perry is Going to Front Arlhui -pciry, champion farmer of Southern Alberta, who has won more Yeggs Got Away on East Freight That the sale crackers who dirt the job at the Crystal Dairy his agricultural-jiioducts day night made their getaway, on tho than any other is going to easthounu freight early in the niorn- the front. Mr. Perry has. traded his ,mg js the nine now being followed up farm ami is now iu (raining" with the Cardalun squadron, Mounted -Rifles, GLADSTONE'S GHANDSpN SLAIN April C. Gfadstone. Lib-' eral statesman, has been kitted ja ac- tion in France, jtr.' 39 years old. He was.a'Llberal inemher of ;thc House of Commons.. In' 1910 and he sowed. 'is an. attache to the Urilish embassy in Washlngtpu. by the police. Detective Kane this morning recovered. an overcoat .ivhicli u-as taken .from tlit: Crystal IJalfy.l It was lying'aion? the railway tracks Ellison Mills' and' tracks abbut'one blodc east 6f 19th St. ID the pccket vu a cheqvi la lavor o( the dairy for J2Z and a handkerchief covered with bloijd In- dicating that' the cxplotion, .blc.w all out 'o ImiliUm. had injured one of they ;