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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta Miy flax 23 VOLUME VIII. jLETIiniUDGE. ALBERTA, SATURDAY, KEKRUARY 20, 1915 NUMHER CO REAL CRUDE Vorii. N.Y.. I-Vu f r 1 1 1 1 O IP I liinia ruai-hcd Ynrlt Minister or Education JNotihed thai the ooard Lan L.v.nmoi. the in. olTk'f'.rs Haiti, wiili; sury LI) hoisi iiu man who IUIG made (lie least noise and did the ol any oil man in the Province, was In the city for a hours this mom- ing. He came all the way from Mon- treal aa ii result of a wire to the effect that his drillers bad encountered the really black petroleum. Ordinarily 'when Sesur Is in re- gard to progress of drilling, he is re Licent as a clam. Fie has never been known to make a statement fliat lie could not back un. He is tho hardest proposition from a reporter's point of view til at was ever to pay the luxes dun tin? .school honrd, ol-hurs thought the linrii would he reached if the citj- could 1SJ? forced to distrain for the school taxi's, ami still others thought that the city (Continued on page 1915 Island Man Gr'ancl Warden Getting Real Work of Organize Drumheller Mines Berlin Starving; Riot for Potatoes Quelled by Cops Kilimfntmi, 1'eli. 20 -Lethbridge lias Tlle "nvelllioii eoi nearer lo Hie hctin rho.seii ;i.s (lie iiieelnig place Jor most iiHjionant husiness the ses- Ihi: I'onvTntion oi lliL1. Cirand sjon, namely, rhai of drawing up the Lodge of Alberta, Oider ol Oddfellows. The session will be held in that, city in Ki new agreement lo Ije suljmiccsfl to the operators hv thlB mommi, for comiiosition of say nothing nud say it ;iuick. Hut '.Mr. Segtir was a vastly differ- ent man this morninsr. The reporter caught him just us ho was board ing lie Goutts train fcr the scene of oper- ations. "Well, how's the well cortiing as the first intcrrnjratioii. .Mr. Segur iiotwr a11 smilf' answered the by asking another: "What are yon this snow in Southerii "We're going to have a bumper crop here this year, iL' we can't net a done, the situation will be relieved. Joyous -Time in 'Frisco Today- Forty One Nations are Represented The ic.suH of the election ot officers was as follows li, UniiniMiigH, Calgaiy, E-fand Copenhagen, Feb. 20. TuEbulent called in, Uut ii impossible to master. place jresterday- 'in establish order and eventually all J, 3Iillur, lOdmonlon, dcputy Hrriin Pnntnl streets leading to the niarkcL. were stand master. licrnn Central MarkeE. lierce up- berMC g M Uyw roar arosu early in the morning when cldspd to lhe, public, crowds of waitiap puichas- Altogebher the interior o[ the greal, Q. Tisdaln, Calgary, uranil sec- ers found, ten. minutes alter the op- There were many wounded, for whom rrtary. Re-eiectal. cuing, that potatoes were unottain- ambulaiicei; had "to lie brought, ami Adams, Calgary, grand ticas-. able. Frantic famished women, who tha floors were littered with hand urcr. He-elected. fc-rmed -j. majority of the crowd, imsbeU and broken uoibiellns. Fear- G llendursoit, rctiriiu crar.d simply cleared stocks from stalls a repetition ot these disonlerl.1- WAS LepLescnta- ivithout permit, seizing other articles scenes, Lhr. biirgomastei .iniluccrl farm- live, wilh A. K. May, lOdmoulon. San Francisco, Ca'i., Feb. Panama Pacific Jniernationai Exposi- tion opened today. Ai an early hour the were ov- ercast, but the threats oE sbowers did _ i not diminiEh apnarently the citv's en- drawing im r.he same: R. Oaies, Bank- [or steam wnistleSl head; J. b'tirk-e, HeHevue; H. Beard, fclmroh street car g0n6s and hub- Michel; J. Morns, .Nordegs; B. Nu- instrument of all kinds gent, Tabuz-; J. Pncc. CarUona'ale; J. lieuvcr Creek. atinn on ilils cuinmitice was declined every debate niniiy ol iiiHOiii jolnuii in a joyous din, awakening- the iid on the ground thai would Jiavo aji oppor- hia reccmniendaUolls sending j the exposition. of'oil. that Hasn't anyone told you Mm. Mr. rieyur ilhlu'i boLher lo ans- wer aiiv iiioj'i' (hicstioiis. 1 In simply opened un anil away, and here's lie lold din reporter: havu ilic only real crude oil ever alruck in Alberta. That is tho only reason I uni uncle. The quantity is not large, but 'we arc going to get more. There is absolutely no ciuestiou about It. We have every earmark oC a paying, flowing well, and I expect that we'll walk Into It any day. There Is a, fine 1'iow of wet petroleum gas, and a blream just like that column of white smoke that is coming from lhe roundhouse, is ehooting skywards con- tinuously. We have gait water, an- other sign. Bui the signs count uny mere.. We have the oil, and it's only a matter of time until vvfr have it in paying quantities. The well has been driven 200 feet nnst tue floiv, and now stands at feet." The Herald man could no longer lolk and so could ,ask no more ques- tions, and 'Mr. Segur continued: "We think enough of it to drift an- other well, and ive are soing to do so- Ibis summer. We have large jjertiea, and ive are going to1 develop them, for we are sure there Is oil pre- sent. This new well will be located to the nortb o[ the present well en the Canadian side. "The only nil field In Alberta is south of LctliuridRc, in the Sweet Grass hills." Since leaving the well layt fall, Mr. Segur has been in CaliroYnia where he' has drilled several, of the- largest wells. He made two trips to New York and. one to being recalled from. tlje. bv the strike. Germans Centre Attack Toward Novo Georgievich Peirograd, Feb. In the north the Germans have now practically aband- oned lhe increment toward tuo Xei- iii en, and are sharply engaged in bat- tles both in the moorland near -Augusr towo forest, nnd ,on" the- Oseowela roads. Throughout this eastern region the Germans are beltcVcu Co have only five, or six corps, which are operating separately Inraids ujnin points where they to harass their adversaries. Strike at Novo Georflieviik This position is now much leas seri- ous than the new developments in nonli Poland. Here the Germans' have moved very great forces frpm Scerpcz and from Flock eastward Franklin K. Lane, secretary cf the n'ions the road toward where Interibr, PresJdeDt head- column is in flghtinp con- son: GovcmorHiiain Johnson, and tact witb the Russian, cavalry. of rood exposed as well as potatoes, e.rii to send in large supplies in Large o; police were future, by increasing prices.Lo them. A Belgian Princess in London who was elected last year for yeais. A. H. BajlanluH! iim[ tie, lio th of Calvary, home fund trustees. J. -I. elected Ths Graiid is- good [ji'ugress ivi Hi hus' nnA lo 1 conclude the convention un schedule J loiiigM. The (imiiil Lodge endorsed The 'Alberta Oddfellow (he jjiaprr oi" Ibp Juilge, H has been drc I Oil to peni.niieiiL Badges fort (rrnjid in place of ihc i.system, uhicb ma'i-.fs it nffssary issue new badges evrry yrar. to As [orcEhadtiv.'ina one oi liie de- mauds wliiou wcv. ii be plaued in tue iiew asrecnic-iii, ihc- following icsolu- tion was bronglu I'urward by George- town local was submitied lo Liie com- appointed: "Whereas, ihe coa'j company operaiiiis in Georgetown is iK the nreseui agreement by 1m- posing a docUasfi to ihe exieni of In no'JJifls jicr car, or 10J pounds per ton; and whereas this niuiier has been in existence one mouth as n we tvouirt urge uiiun ill la uouvtnclcii The iihctpary ot making provision for such yrioDances io tie iiroseeuuul wicu in coining' Aftermath of Explosion j {in ,am muni; of receiit Hill- j cresi a rcjoiiilion was agreed ['upon iliat in iiHurii no gJiould sanclioiii-d until every phiise oi the I f dijputij (Jisccssod before striking, and when decided on, the strike shoum 2 earned oji ID i.ut' hiupr end. ________ This was considered r.dvlsahlo after J the result of lhe oi tnt' Feb. 20, 3.30 p.m. 'miners in Ihu stinu; brouglit on at Hill-; erjtish and French fleets, it .crest, owina to ihe !aoi ihiic Hie i wat announced here todsy.. bombarded tors lovbia bissung by no-vdor and the forts of ihe Dardanelles or. Friday, substituted trigging for lima re- (with effect. The bom- ducing wnses. TOP minors resented j of lhe Dardsnellca was re- reduciion, but the fclnku was call DARDANELLES BOMBARDED WITH EFFECTS FRE.VCII OFFICIAL" Paris via London, Feb. 20. The .official statement issued this morning by tlie French war department says'- "fn Belgium the enemy homtardeS Nieuport and the dunes. His batteries were effectively countered by ours. The Germans appear to.have employs ed important forces yesterday's at- tack against our trenches to tlrc east' of Ypres. After a heavy bombardment ol our pcsitions the attack- ed with the bayonet but were repuls- ed, and ouc artillery held by its fire .the reserves which were to.have sup- ported the I'ust line attack- The Gcr- inan losses were very heavy. "From the Lys to the Oise, and on the Aisne, in tlie region pf "Berry au Bac, great artillery activity "prevail- ed J1 Ntw Hat Engineer H. B. Pyper-hfts been appointed city .engineer of Medicine- Hat, vice En- gineer Grimmer, resigned. Cambridge Boys as Soldiers Lord Char'es Beresford Sa there are Keruy Canadian Officers lor JJ> I.uiidon, Feb. ui l_'uL- .Sfcti, ioniK-rJy rit'crclafy oi .Siwt.c lur War, ID command Cana- i; ill be made Ihu K'hiji'd of a suriea- tiuestioiii in tlie House o! Coininons when it meets .MoiLditY. C-liarlcs BercsfDijf siVuii liuLice that he will wlie- jnew-d, the announcement added, with ed ciT, the men ccn-siderinr, irsi thej ilicv Sccly, Uic.memh.ef for Ilk-i sitcrificlng-ineir principles In de- cslon ol Derby, has'been of-' de cfihe wldo.y.s and orphens lefc commanrt lhe Hillcrest riisasier. '.'here was of these losini: (heir comoen- of the Canadian seaplanes and aeroplanaB j v v v i Sir Pointer, at llu; Exjiiliitlun in Prlnco Victor, Na- of section HOLDERS OF OIL LEASES GET BUSY Ottawa, Fob. ing question hour, Jlon. Dr. Hoche tc'.d .Mr. W. A, Buchanan of Lethbrjdge llmi the time within which lessees of oil and gas rights would have to commence operations hnd been exfended for one year .from November 12, 1D1-J. 'jfr by mcl1 The Hie he is ict Ledger was commended. i 'for aware .tat ion of the h Soldiera Cimbrldjc Hnd uQiusenient In Inking off Hie commolll. cipTcssrf spinlon of "Bnglisli College ;