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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE. ALEEllf A. THURSDAY, JCLY 2, 1914 NUMBER 170 Lethbridge Convention Next Thursday is Citizen's Day-All Stores Will Close at tries Numerous One flora today, Thursday, Julj 0 will be Citizens' Day at tlio Lethbridge Pair The entire after- noon will be given over to pleasure, and store in the city wfil he closed The issue a proc- lamation to this i effect. and everyone Will -be exuected: to observe it as a cnic h-ilfholidaj The opening day, Tuesday be gn en over to the jjdgmg ot the luestock, poultry and other exhibits and mil De observed as Day. This is the day when all the various excursion trains Grand President-F. Ti-ROBJNS Edmonton Julj 1 (Special) Lethbridge landed the ''ons of Fii land comention lor IMo at Calgary Lumbermen Will Probably Drill Near the Segur Location-Geol ogist Dunn Here WILL m WILL NOT 10 SETILE Laid Up of Assasshi'i? Victims Land at Trieste 'GRAND DEMONSTRATION dav. More wells for the south. The latest in oil is the lam, conienuon .or u, the I Lumberman's Consolidated Oil Graiid Lodge of Ubcita sessions to- Ltd., with large holdings in the Coutts- Sweet Grass fields. The concern is composed and backed uy men interest- ed in the lumbering business, and lias been formed with Chai'ies Knight i re sident, and B. F. Critchly, R. M. Mc- Kenny, Dr. J. H. King, G. S. Sadler, n. S. Whaley, C. J. Williamson and J. A. BSgecomhe as the directors. The -P. T. Robins, Lethbridge, js Grand President C. Chapman, Edmon- ton, P. G.-H. A-. -If. Ayrcs, Hod _....._ ......______ will arrii" ind fiom the towns in the districts will have full control of the grounds. The district exhibits will be the best ever shown at the Southern Alberta fair, and the entries in livestock al-' ready exceed those of any previous jear Ihe entries close tonight. The largest showings will be made in nwlhe. and It has been necessary for the management to provide extra space In order that the porkers may be accomodated. The poultry show this year will be Ihe best ever held The local breeders received-word today 6E their wlnn'r-gs in Calgary, and they exneu to make as fine a snowing here The show m Calgary Vas the teat so far that has ever been held In the province and the. winners of first prizes werfe considered lucky, as the eomuetltion was keen. The entries for the Lethbridgs fair are as numerous as those at the Cal- ico fair and Include the birds owned hv breeders in High Kiver, Nnnton, Origan Olds Ontario, Illinois and -Indiana: Ail birds must be in the. poultry buiidlng by 10 o'clock on llon- daj night The poultry exhibit will be on throughout the fair. Manager -Mc.N'icol was expected to return from the Calgary fair today. G. V. H.; n.'-'B. Gale, Cal- gary, Grand Secretary W. Toddy, Calgary, Grand Treasurer. The sessions were Well attended, every lodge in the province being rep- resented. ASSINIBOIA WITH MQO PASSEN- GERS ABOARD.. RUNS FOUL ON BAD "NEIGHBOR SKOALS- TO'AID i Canadian Late Laurence Irving who Perished on Empress Signed Clemency Pe- tition With Others fflF.HGPE Sir Charles Tupperis93 Years of Age 'KAISER WILHELM Potsdam Juh or William suddenb nwnuoimu today company is capitalized at md I the his intended trip to A lenna to attend Ottawa, June The case of John Krafchenko, sentenced to hang on July 9, for the murder of Bank Man- ager H. M. Arnold, at Plum Coulee, Man., will be finally settled next Monday upon the arrival of His Hoy- al Highness, the Governor-General, at the capital. Hon. C. J. Doherty, minister of justice, has completed his ex-animation of the evidence ami iiic- quest-ion is now before the council. funera'i of the late Archduke the stock is being put on'the market Frani Ferdinand It was announced at the share. The holdings com tint Jie was suffering from a severe prise some 2500 acres, situated in cue cold with sjmptoms of lumb-igo Calgary-Okotoks and Coutts fields AJ Trieste Ajistiu Jul) im- drilling site has not yet been selected, but it is reported that it will be lo- cated somewhere in the neighborhood of the Segur well In 1-12. II. E. Miebach, J. E. Woods of Pincher Creek, and T. D. Brown vis ited the south country yesterday, and report favorably. Mr. ..Miebach says that the spring .on the Roscoc ranch south of the 'boundary shows unmifa takali'ie signs of oil. There is a.con- tinual bubble of gas exuded from the spring, and when the bubbles burst at the top of the water, a ring of oil is I scattered over the surface. The Boundary Oils stock has been and A. J Black poking deirpiistidtion todav accom- panied the landing here from the Austrian battleship, Viribus TJnitis, of the bodies of the ass Arch- duke Franz Ferdinand and his con- sort, tlie Duchess bf Hehenberg. Tbe.'entlre community thronged the ihore or stood on ships m the .harbor at an early hour. On the San Carlo wharf, a large had been kept free for the two cata'alques nhich. TV ere draped in gold ind black On the left stood the generals and admirals and other of- fice s ot tne arniv an! -nith the A prayer for clemency, backed by ten thousand names, has been in the hands of parliament for some days. Prominent among -the names are those of Lawrence Irving and his wife, who perished in the Empress disaster on their return to England. Little hope is entertained hero for the condemned man, and the general icliEf is that the law will be allowed commander in bunl8j is acting, as fiscal agent Macleod Town Hall is to be Started at Last Macleod, Alta.; June (Special.! principal interest in the council meeting last evening was centred in the attempt to fix a definite date on which the erection of the new muni- cipal, building T7JI1 be commenced. Again, however, the attempt was fu- tile, a lengthy discussion resulting In the matter bring adjourned to tho aiext regular meeting of the couuc-ll, which takes place on Monday evening next. Since the beginning of the year this most important question has Ijoen repeatedly raised by various members, and on more than one oc- casion an announcement has been madeHhat the conslruction Would be commenced at an early date, but noth- ing has been done. Now, however, the prospects of an early start are good. New and satis- factory plans were obtained last week and a majority or the council feel that the preseht time would be most op- portune, os work In IJie town Is scarce. A final decision on the point can be looked for on Holiday evening. with one hundred passengers aboard, went ashore early today at Bad Neighbor shoals, Cove Island, Geor- gian Bay. N'ews of the grounding reached the ollices bf the Marconi .telegraph here from the Radio Station of Sault Ste. Marie, Onfc. In communicating Ihc ship's plight, the wireless operator- oh the boat s-aiii it was thought- the Assiniboia could back off as she Was swinging, and there were' eleven fathoms of wa- trr under her stern. Her fore peak is leaking slightly. The weather this morning was calm and foggy. The steamer Manitoba was called to the assistance oi -tlieTstrandcu ves- sel, although it was said 'she was no danger. The Assinihoia was hound from Sault Ste. Marie to Port McXicol. Assiniboia Re-Floated Toronto, Out., July C. P. R. offices here, it is stated that the Assiniboia was ashore only, half an hour, and was pulled off with the as- sistance of the Alhertan, and is now heading for Port McNicoll. 'or the company, informed the Herald that an office would be opened there. The price of the stock advanced ..on Wednesday from -25 lo 50 cents a Geologist Dunn, who located the Monarch well, apparently has designs on the south country. He was i MSI tor in the city yesterday, and w ith D A. Cunningham, went lo Cardston last night. He would say nothing in re- gard to his trip, and Mr. Cunningham was also quite reticent, hut hinted that there would shortly be something happen that would gladden the hearts of all who hold leases in the Cardstpn district uf the Lustra- Hungarian naiv Rear Admiral Oskar at their head. On the right were the- governors of the .maritime proUncet Prince Hohenlohe Scuil- ImgsFuprbt and nran other state and municipal official m biilliant un- enoirootis gathering of members of societies and dep- utations, representing shipping, corn- ineice and diffeieut trade's and all the Catholic clergy of Trieste, aud the clergy of other demnominations had assembled, and behind them was drawn up a naval guard of honor, the whole square was lined by SIR CHARLES' TUPPF.R London, July is Sir Chai les Tupper's ninety-third birthday. Since1 returning to England he has lived quietly at the Mount, Bexley Heath, where he always has. beei pleased to receive calls from visitors from the Dominion, who had the priv- ilege of his friendship. Sir Charles' faculties are as vigor ous as ever, and lie is able to correc many a man sixty years his gardiug dates on events and" othe matters of fact Replying to an inquiry this morning, Sir Charles expressed his-thanks for the congratulations extended him, udge Carpenter Presiding With Prominent Legal Counsel Representing Various Parties jeliel is that the law win oe anoweaitne to take its course and the execution adding that he was glad to hear the carried out on the date set. prospects of crops in Canada were so THREE LiVES LOST IN FIRE Blaze; in Manchester, N.S., Lodging .House Ends Fatally Manchester, N.S..' July, lives were lost early today in a fire which the lodging house of Mayo, of North Elm street. John Heed was killed when he disregarded a policeman's warning and jumped from a third- floor Window. Frederick Caron and Albert JLachanee were suffocated in their rooms on the-top floor of the four-storey frame building. NEW BOND 'ISSUE TO BE PLACED SOON London, July The Imperial To- bacco Co. of Canada will shortly offer ordinaries at a small dis- for official quotations U S. ROAD INTO GOES RECEIVER'S HANDS students. ULSTERITES CARRYING ARMS London, July An order has been .ssued from the Ulster volunteer headquarters allowing volunteers to count. Application Cincinnati, Ohio, July tion for a receiver was made in the United States District Court here to- day tor the Cincinnati-Hamilton .t carry rifles and bayonets on the arises out of streets. The order incident on Monday night, when two Ulsterites were held up by the po- has been made for Medicine Hat, Prince Albert and South Vancouver recent issues. Of4E OF COUPLE' 000 A SHORT TIME' AGO BUT GOES TO JAIL OIL STOCK EXCHANGE MAY ERECT BUILDING .Calgary, Alta., July 2-50 ad- ditional applications for seats, the Cal- gsrv Oi! t Stock Exchange are con- sidering the erection of a ex- BRITISH LEAVE MEXICO Many Deterred Owing to Big Drop in Value of Mexican Peso Mexico City, Mexico, July jpite of the insistent advice of Sir Lionel Garden, the British Minister, only thirty-six British subjects, most- ly women and children, left for Vera, Crux today. They are on their way to Jamacia. Several who had decided To leave were deterred from doing so at tlie last moment by the high rate of foreign exchange, the Mexican pesos today being worth only 27 cents of American money. lice and warned that they would he CELEBRATING CANADA'S 47th BIRTHDAY FOUGHT LIKE TIGERS Carnarvon, Wales, July mil- itant suffragettes, Georgia Lloyd and Phyllis North, created a scene today, -when brought up'for trial at the Car- narvon sessions, on charges connect- ed witli a -window-smashing campaign on June 2, at Crycieth, in the constit- uency of Chancellor of the Exchequer Lloyd George. The prisoners fought like wild cats and it took five wardens to keep them i the prisoners' enclosure. A detective from Scotland Yard told the court that Miss North was a mem- ber of the arson squad which.had set fire to the pavilion in the Botanical Gardens, at Kew several months ago, and that a short time ago she hail in- herited a fortune Each of the women was sentenced to three months' imprisonment. MACLEOD CONSTABLE RESIGNS P. C. John Watson Goes to Take Place on Edmonton Force Macleod. Alta., July Constable John Watson of police force, liaa handed in Jiis resignation to enable him to take a Position' on the Edmonton force. ..During his fifteen, months' service in Mac'ieoil, Constable Watson made several smart _ captures, and tils de- parture wl town I be a distinct loss to tho CALGARY FAIR ATTENDANCE Calgary, AltaV, July thousand people passed the gales on the first'day of the big fair, and Man- ager Rlchilrdson predicted for Tlio'fnlr waa opened M.V. GUNFIGHT AT HOLD-UP Robber Killed and. Others.. Hurt Figiit Between Bandits and Sheriffs Pendlelon, Qrn.. rob- ber was killed and one robber and a. deputy sheriff were wounded In a gun battle between five bandits and pas- sengers on the westbound Oregoti- WashiiiRtoli Railroad Navigation Co.'s passenger train No. 5 early to- day. The hold-up -was attempted two miles cast of Moiichan, fifty mi'ies east of Pendleton. Fine Program of Baseball Champs-Dance in Evening Coaiclalc, .July minion Day, ml, will not soon be forgotten by the residents oi the dis- Lethbridge Speakers and Ath- letes E. Foot- ballers Lose 6-0 (By Herald Staff Dominion Hay he forgotten in who was there Patriotic Ceremonies in Morn- Athletic Program in the Afternoon Magrath, July til'ul "weather, immense crowds and a splendid program of sports marked ___w will not soon Taber. Everybody will tell you thatj the Dominion Day celcuraiior. Go to the Polls to Vole on the Money Bylaws Tomorrow Some days ago the Herald referred to Thursday as being the day for the voting on money bylaws. Tomorrow. Friday, July 3, is the day. There are five money bylaws to be voted, on by the burgesses. Two of these, 2311 and 239, are to provide money for thi? pay- ment of past debtsi Bylaw 234 is for new work under Commissioner Reid's department, and the income from the utilities will the inter- est and sinking fund charges. Number is for expenditure in the Public v the residents 01 uic ma- t ,crc leu yuu i.iuu uiu tricts to Chin and Coaida.e, .the best time for a long j here yester ay one e while. Tabor .enthusiastic n, :i L_j licinit exurcss-I oloved in the city- Bylaw is 10 Coal- ilO dale- is famous for its ability I) P miles and there were many from the other side of the riv- er. The attendance was about (.00 vho gathered here yesterday, vvm e. -'M, wiml and j ltv to ,he Dominion, the crown wm be lurmsne, lale- is famous for its ability to cele- aboat I J being express-j ployed in the city- By aw is to hut yesterday outstripped any everyone .turns out. I he moraine service in the As- provide for market buildings on the S ous enln Practically every re-j boost. Nothing was n he e d rivalry ol Thirteenth street First from within a tadius ot line-up_fo.; Us. sjslcr t of R Tllc tol to be voted on ,s day. watch or do, was every mi ute of the CONDENSING FOR Calgary, Alt nounced that> a DINGMAN WELL July Is an- condensing wac o from early .in the morning, un- til early this morning., The Chin baseball club journeyed- to the local diamond, and succeeded in Dinbling home with two hig gamps. The first game was played in the morning, and w'as taken by the V is- itors al the rate ot 10 to 12. Ihc plant may b.e Inslalled at the Dlngman Discovery well. The two wells are producing in Mie neighborhood of afternoon saw another victory lo the Chin aggregation to tho tune Horse races, foot races, and sport producing in tiiie neignuornoou ui norsc iiiL-ch, i.iv-u cubic -foiif dally, and' one and conceivable brand o! outdoor one-lmlf gaKpn.s of refined (sneollne was indulged in. A bucking eon lost '0 umy he niiidc 'from eacii ioiio fcoi. (CuMi-xHX avenue. Tlie total to be voted on nearly half n million. Voting booths are located at the gymnasium of Westminster school on ii-n o'clock in the morning a j Thirteenth street and at the Labor patriotic service, was held, and long j Temple on Seventh street.South. They before the hour to open, tlie immense ;.iviu bl, S'alrii. until tl p.m. auditorium was crowded to the 2S5, 23R and 231) are submitted doors, many having to stand during j m pilots which inc'iilde different pro- Ihe exercises. The hall was tasteful- and every proposition must prohs' on tins'job and handing out an jtween the irlml il-v for the occasion, over two mond and Maguu... aliythimt else than success. Canada's birthiiay was well honor- ed Flags galnra decorated, autos, windows, buildings, everywhere, in fact. The streets presented a line ap- pearance when ono stepped off the east-bound train. TIII3 I'AKADE The program started with a par- ade to the Inhibition Grounds. Floats of all kinds, autos and pcdes- (rians constituted a procession a mile prizes..In the parade w awci'dcii .to the following on I'age MISSES THERE (By Western Associated Press) Hillcrest, Alta., July His Honor Judge Carpenter of Calgary tha enquiry commission appointed by the provincial government of Alberta to determine as far as possible the cause and effect of the recent Hillcrest dis- aster, in which 189 miners were kill- ed, was opened this morning at 10 o' the Masonic Hall. Wm. Campbell, Crown Prosecutor, of Mac- leod, representing the Alberta gov- ernment: Colin McLeod of Macleod, the Hillcrest collieries; John R. Palmer of Lethbridge, the Minors' Un- ion, assisted by Norman Fraser, ex- prov-incial'inspector of mines, who will give expert evidence: G. S. Hudson, of the department of Mines at Ottawa, and a number of other interested parties, representing the, interests Of :he local union of the U. M. W. of A., including Robert Livett and James Hurke, president and secretary of the Belevue union, were also present. Mine Inspector J. T. Sterling, oE. who has been in Hillcrest continuously since tbe explosion, is present, and prepared to gue evid- ence if called upon. Object of Inquiry. In opening .the proceedings, His Honor informed counsel that the com- mission was appointed mth- the ob__ Ject 01 obtaining the fullest informa- tion possible, and to determine, if PO.S- sible, the cause and effect of the dis- aster; that 'every interested party voLid be given an opportunity, and that any witnesses desired would ho subpoenaed by Mr. Campbell. Palmer Wants Adjournment Mr. Palmer pointed out to the com- mission that there were certain por- jous of mines Nos. 1 and 2 which had not yet been examined by i. Fraser, owing to the gas. and suggested an adjournment until this was done, Honor, pre- siding, ruled that sufjiciCTt evidenco would be forthooming He? proceed with until this was done. Witnesses Present The number of witnesses to give evidence has not yet been determined, nor the duration of the inquiry, but the following have been advised by Mr. Campbell of- the inquiry, and are- present: Palmer McL-elland, barristers, ot Lethbridge; The managing director of the Hill: crest Coal Co.; A. J. Carter, secretary-treasurer ot the U.M.W. of A., Fernie, James Gordon, local secretary of..... the U.M.W.: of A., of Hillcrest; and Mr. Graham, vice-president of tJio. U.M.W. of 'A., of Coleman; No plan has been drawn up as to the form of procedure; the suggestion that the commission would take an. adjournment was suggested by His Honor, in which counsel concurred. The adjournment was ordered, and counsel of both sides were in confer- ence as to tlie plan of action. J. H. MacKie of Montreal, president of the Hillcrest Coal Co., who lias been in town for the past few days, will be present at the Inquiry later, he having been called to Calgary to- day on important business. Plans of the mine have been called for by the counsel.for the miners, as well as all information regarding the number of shifts at the mine, the ven- tilation, etc. Iv decorated with (lags, streamers, (lowers, a most pretty picture. This portion of the work was splendidly executed by the decoration-.committee, consisting oi Mrs: James Anderson, Jliss Inn Fin-1 layson, John-11. Turner and C. Poul- son. The chair was occupied by Ald- erman Jensr'n, and promptly at ton lie order. (Continued on I'IOE order to avoid spoiling ,mllot OIL BROKER COMMITTED Calgary, Alta., July' Rose, oil broker, and Fred Roberts, his clerk, have been held for a higher court on a charge of publishing a fnke bll-ru'mn-, thereby Inducing people to buy ahi'ics. Hillcrest Relief Fund The Herald's Hillcrest Relief "rowing. H will soon pass the mark Lot's make it 5600 before the end of the week. The need is ent. It is n great need Let us an rise to it. The fund now stands Previously J. W. Bartlctt SalViition Army Band. A-Frlcnd' ;