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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME, VII. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1911 NUMBER 175 Ulster Volunteers are Ask- ing When they May Use their Rifles .'London, July. Belfast cor- respondent of the Times wires as fol- lows "1 suppose the people in ir-ng- land think that, Ulster must be fol- lowing.'the debate upon the amend- ing hill with intense-interest. That is not so. These debate's attract" leas attention here than do in Eng- land- They are not regarded as hav- ing any, influence .upon the situation. The' iinaT and deciding word is nei- ther, with the Unionists at Westmins- ter nor with tlie Lihurals. It is with Devlin, .Kedmond and Dillon. I am asked every time I offer to discuss the '-proceedings in parliament: tlie use of these speeches and offers and amendments" They mean nothing so long as the prime minister is in the power of men op: enly. hostile 4o his country." "Afrca'iiy the greater part of the province is for practical purposes governed by Unionist volunteers. In defiance of the supposed authority of Premier Asijuith they have become an unconstitutional army which marches1 illegally through the public streets with arms brought in against the law, and Premier Asquith admits fceblv he can do nothing. What if, in addition to the reality of power, the form of power should he seized also, Ihc strain, as I have said, grows more galling.. Leaders Want to.get hack to their professions and busi- ness men are impatient. They have got their aic askings hen they .to use" them. It is impos- sible Cor the 'wait and see' period to last much longer The thread cannot r-e -stretched more tautl} The hreak- mu; point is MOVING TO SUMMER CAMP IS THE CHARGE MADE BY SOLICI- TOR-GENERAL OF CANADA IN MANITOBATCAMPAIGN Winnipeg, Man., July turn to till? flection campaign was jjvr.n last addressing a mealing in- KiriaRC La Prairif, Hon. Arthur Mcighen declared that Rev. Dr. C. Gordon, whom he describ- ed as '.'leader of the so-called opposi- tion cainpaign of was share- Iiclder in the King'Edward hotel ali A'eepawa. Alcigheu added that he had actually seen .the cheque endorsed hy Dr. Gordon, which he rccciyed from dividends. Dr. Gordon is hilled to speak at Portage Thursday night un- der the auspices of the Social Ser- viC3 council. The point is emphasized from a Liheral source that Mr. Meigh- rn did not state whether the cheque was received during prohibition times in Neepava or not. A minihcr of meetings remain lo lie held in varic-iis. parts of the prov- ince tonight and tomorrow night-, lion. .Air. and lion. Dr. Koche being '.down for one each night, premier Hoblin will address no more public meetings. Cnlgary, Altn., July spccml to tlie Herald from Ot-' la'wa says: It is expected that when the nrime minister re- turns this week, the new su- premo court judgeships in Al- hertu will bo-flfted. It is un- derstood to be settled that the 'S1 appointments will go to M. S. t- McCarthy, cx-M.P., of Calgary, .t. D. H.vndmau, of KdmotUon, and Ives, of Lethbrkisc. THIS HERE CARTING STOPF UP TO THE JUNGLES ANPBACK SUMHER. THE HULL-, by J.. Frise. OFFICERS ON BOTH VESSELS WILL BE 4. o -TENSE TODAY New York. July. Lon- don cable says: "Advices from Belfast and Dublin are to the effect that keenest tension lire- vails. Both the .volunteer .forc: es are showing great activity, and this has given rise to num- erous false alarms in several parts of Ulster that fighting was imminent. After Him Everywhere He Goes Beset Him on Scotch Tour KING IS INDIFFERENT Scotland, July tant suffragettes made'desperate ef- forts to attract the attention of King George and Queen Alary, who are making a tour through Scotland. At Dalloch Bridge, at the foot of Loch Lomond, the women cut down all the decorations and at Dalmuir, ten miles from Glasgow, they managed to stretch out a huge banner bearing >t.he words: "Your Majesty, stop the forci- ble feeding and tor tin ring of ncross the route as the procession ar- rived. At the same time one woman, iirincd with a niugapiione, howled de- nunciations of forcible reeding. Neither taie King nor tho Qucc> paid the slightest but the crowd who had gathered to see their Majesties displayed such a hostile at- .that lihc militant suffragettes >cat a hasty retreat. SUFFS FOILED IN ATTEMPT TO DESTROY IMMORTAL BOBBIE BURN S BIRTHPLACE Glasgow, Scotland, July attempt to destroy .the cottage at Ayr where Robert Burns the poet Was born on January 23, 1759, was made just before daylight, today by (two of a militant suffragette "arson squad." Tlie two women were surprised by a night watchman as they were placing large bombs against the doors and the poet's birthplace. The-, man captured one of the'militants, the'other cs ment to investigate the Empress of Ireland disaster met at the Court House this morning for, a final discus- sion of the findings. A few changes j may yet be made -but tilie report is now virtually complete and' ready forj the typist. Saturday morning has been fixed tentatively for the delivery 'of the judgment, although on this point there is a little uncertainty.' "We have, not yet reached a formal decision on the Judge stated today, "but it is probable that it will be Saturday." The report is long, ihut the findings themselves are understood to be brief. Of tlie twenty questions submitted'by the Dominion Government to the com. mission, here is the one that is await- ed the most eagerly: the loss of the Empress of Ireland or the loss of life caused by the wrongful act or default of the master and first officer of that the question reads, "arid the master, first, second and third officers of the Storstad, or any of them." The court is taking every precaution that ifs findings will not leak out be- fore they are formally announced from the bench. It .is not thought unlikely, liowfiver, that l-he commissioners will follow tlie suggestion of E. L. New- combe, deputy minister of justice, liv Iris summing up, that, both Mie Stor- stad and ths Empress of Ireland were in part to blame. Ont., July work of completing the Natioii- al Transcontinental is to be rushed in order that tlie line may be ready for operation When this year's wheat crop is i> ready for shipment. v Commissioner Reid Will Now be Vice-Mayoi Commissioner Reid will have the honor of being vice-mayor of the city for the succeeding six months. Under the charter the council is required to appoint a vice-mayor cv-. ery six months. Commissioner Grace heir to the honor first, and his six months being up, Mayor Hartlic this morning moved that Commis- sioner Itoid receive the honor. MACHINE GUNS LANDED IN ULSTER London, July machine guns with full ammunition were cd by Ulster volunteers. Entangled With Plough at Mon- arch, Staunton Man Rush- ed to Hospital MEMBER AMPUTATED Vi'ith his leg above the knee. ST. MARY'S RIVER DISPUTE Two Members of the International Commission to Visit the Spot Themselves Lethbridge will have two dis- tinguished visitors this week: II. A. Powe'il, K.C., of St. John, X.U., and Senator Gardiner of -Maine, U. S. A. And the Ions standing dispute about the division of the waters of the St. Mary's and Milk .Rivers, is the reason for the visit of these two gentlemen. They are mem- irbers of the International commis- .sion investigating boundary line disputes, and are going south of Cardston to look over the cause Of-the vexed Alberta-.Montana rjues- tions themselves. Four Excursion Trains Arrived This Crowd at Grounds This Bands an Almost morrow is Citizens' Start at Many Interesting Features WHOOP! If people not pass the at the fair grounds today, the di- rectors will be most horribly disap- pointed. Yesterday saw a total of about 000 people, lint tlie largest attend- ance was recorded in the evening, when there was no gate admission. About 1500 peoyle passed the gate {during the morning and afternoon, and today being District Day, it is expected that the receipts will lie swelled considerably by the large numbers who came in on the specials from the south and east. A Premier Fair 1C the results looked for are iiot at- tained, it will he through no fault of the directors, for they have certainly 1 put up the best exhibition in the IHB- j tory of the association. The attrac- tions are of the highest order, and the Man., July The fol- lowing is a copy of a letter written in. red ink, and received by Chief Jus- tice Howell tills morning: "To the Criminal here- j UOI1H arf m LI'e mglltisi oruer- uie ith wiVhi notify' and poultry, gram and other ex- with wish to notify Dhc judge and everyone connected with judgment due to criminals, that should J. Kraf- chenko be hanged for the crime lie is charged with, that there is at this present moment a secret society with 2053 members (citizens) who are de- termined snd will physically ruin the street constables, shoot the execution- er, and give due punishment to all connected in tlie case, besides other are worthy of the very i praise. President Adams said this city' destructions, if the sentence be carried out. "Please uote'this is no mere thre-at for we are a determined President." morning that the board had done Us best. "We cannot control the peo- ple." he said, "and if they do not sup- port us, it is not our fault, for I cer- tainly believe we have a premier show this year." A real "farmers'" band invaded the city this morning, and it was the main attraction down town during the morn- IE GOB TO MIL .mm SUI-fRAGETTE LEADER RESUMED COMMAND OF FORCES FOR A VERY BRIEF PERIOD TO TOUR CANADA SOON ing. This musical organization came from Cardston, where the majority of the silver given at fairs in Lethbridge 'in the past ten years has gone, so that the band, dressed !n real farmer's garb, was appropriate. S. S. Newton fa the leader of the band, and H. D. Folsora, a prominent merchant of Cardston, was marshal for the with a wheat sheaf topping a long pole for a baton. This was District Day at the fair, which accounts for the presence of the bands. Raymond band is present, too, and "the Cardeton line was, there- fore, in the limelight. Excursions were nm this moruing Coutts, Claresholm The crowds coming from Cardston, and Bow Inland. in were fair, and added to the aggre- gation at the grounds during the af- ternoon. It is estimated that ,the diKr trict visitors to the fair today easily exceeded the number at any previous fair. The specials will return late this evening. Local Man Wins In Poultry The judging of the exhibits' was the main feature this morning. The poultry is all judged; .and will re- main on exhibition over tomorrow, in order that the citizens may be given opportunity of viewing the hand- some birds and stock. A- E. Hum- phries won the champion Alberta ex- hibitors' cup with' liis pen of .Black and Warrmgton of On tario the Stewart cup for the highe'st scoring, bird in the show. This" Afternoon TJie feature in -the livestock this af- was the judging of the Per- c-heron Futurity by J. H. Fletcher of Elgin, 111. The yearling filly BHHiaiit- I HL D i C of by E. Ai. Daven- ueneral Ubregon Keports ureat port oC Acme_ and Qeorge Lane'S year. ling stallion, Lord Nelson, which, were placed first in their respective classes yesterday, the winners. Tlie prizes in this event include to which the fair board has addedflSOO., J. C. Drewry of Cowley has added ?25, and Porte Winnipeg two, handsome silver cups, valued at ?50 If- Victory in Front of Gaudalajara Xogales, Sonora: July In a mes- sage to Carranza dated yesterday at Ahuullep, Jalisco, General Obregon reports an important insurgent "Uiry in front of Guadalajara. London, July brief respite the militant suffrage ties' agi'a- tion ended today when Mrs. Emmc- line Pankhurst resumed command 6T -nain irhat left Guadalajara to meet -us. "We have destroyed a Federal col- each. The district championships have been done away with, o'wiug to the the forces 61 the Women's Social and Political Union at their London head- quarters. Mrs. Pankhurst, who re-oc- cupied the oflices at noon, was, how- ever, permitted tn remain in active command of the militants for only a very brief period. When she emerged from her headquarters lo go to lunch the police pounced on her and took her to HoHoway jail. Simultaneously with the reappear- ance of 'ifrs. Pankhurst, a violent. scEiie was created in central criminal court, where Mrs. S. F. Alice Hall, Roe, Miss Julia Jame- son and Miss K. A vines were brought up for, trial for conspiracy. The charge 'aeaJiiHl. them was "conspiriiir. with: others maliciously to commit ence, predicted that the statement The fight lasted oii hours, time the enemy is fleeing in fact of the number exhibits lii the At' this [livestock classes being no small. The disorder, I Alberta Farmers' Graad Champlou- leaving ten trains of. artillery and am- unition." General Diginaus is in the rear of Guadauajara and I believe none of (Continued on the enemy will escape." Carranza and Villa Make Peace Torreon, July A special session cf the Carranza-Villa reconciliation conference called, it is understood, for the purpose of drawing up a public statement outlining what had been done by the conference, complet- ed last night. Rouqiie Gonr.eals Garza, a Villa man one "f the secretaries of the confer- Body of Brig. Hunter Is Found David Maskcll, oi Staunton, was rushed to the hospital damaBC injm-y cer. I tain and jicisonal property of the of our Lord, the had been arrested fiiiring a raid on a west end flat on King The prisoners instructions how to here yesterday afternoon on the j train, and the operation completed. Few lielails as to how the acci- dent happened .arc known. Maskoll was work ng on a and in some way became entangled j nunniiuciurt! coils of fuse and plans with a plough which he was operat-j0[ houses ing, with 'the result that his leg was: (reach then badly crushed. I nunts of On his arrival here he was taken! COM1-; to, the hospital hy tho ambulance from the (ire department. H slalo.l thai -his leg was so hadly j fraaists who U.PW VirtuaIIv drummed broken that there was a complete, of Mrs> EramcHnc twist-in it when the hoys thn1 fire ambulance department took him in hand. would bring about a complete under- standing between Villa' ant] Carranxa. WON'T MEET HUKRTA DELE- j GATKS Laredo, Texas, July S. The Con- stitutionalists arc unlikely to accept May 21.-In their rooms were found j the offer of ihe Niagara mediators grenailr of ingenious! for a conference with represcntalives of Hiierln to'arrange a provisional t, in Mexico. This an- aml-a.s to the usual move- j ii'ouncenient coining from un quest ion- police in the vicinity. sources, reached the' border here loday. ro CANADA _Mj. ;uul Latt.rchre, tlic wvalthv sut- CARDSTON CADET SHOT Stray Bullet from ,22 Rifle Em- bedded in Muscles Calgary, Alia., July Thorpe, one of tho boys of iiie Cardston Cadet company, was shot In the chest by a stray bullet 'from a .22 rifle at the- Cadet. Camp. Tho bullet entered tho fleshy part of the chest, embedding Itself In the muscles. It is a super- ficial wound, and there Is no dan- ger of tho boy's life. He "was tak- en to tho Holy Cross hospital, where the bullet was located and he IK now resting easily. for failure to render im- plicit obedience, will undertake world tour propaganda work, the autumn, including Canada. WIPE OUT ALASKA RAILWAY PENALTIES Washington, D.C., July Alaska Railroad License law, under whose penalties much of the mileage of. the territory has been shut down, was repealed by the Senate today, and an income tax of one per cent, on TOSS earnings in addition to the nor- mal income tax was "enacted, the bill has iiassed the Mouse and awaits tho President's signature. FRANCE WILL EXHIBIT AT 'FRISCO EXPOSITION Paris', July Chamber oC Deputies today adopted the appropria- tion bil'i to cover the expenses of French official representation at the 1 Panama Pacific Exposition at. San Francisco, -Mil deputies voting for the measure and 35. against. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL Saskatoon, Sask., July AV. Douglas was committed for trial "at Saskatoon for utrlsnnins Roy Hnrrott tit Soiiuiugdalc. Rimouski, Que., July searching the wreck oE the Em- press of Ireland today recovered the bodies of Brigadier-General J. Hunter of the Salvation Army, and his son. This will be good news to Sal- vationists of Lethbridge. The Em- press of Ireland disaster wiped out the whole .Hunter, family. body of Mrs. Hunter was recovered immediately after the accident. Now tlie body of the father and son, Stewart, aged 11, have "been brought up. The body of Uie little girl, Grace, ageci 13, is still in the wreck. This makes four bodies of the nine Lethbriilge people drowned that recovered. Joe CressweH's body was recov- ered, by Diver Cossabooin, who later succumbed while diving. LONDON PAPER ISSUES WARNING TO OIL STOCK THERE'S OIL times says the Dallyt Chronicle, "we have referred to an attempt to boom the Canadian oii fields and have warned Investors to ex- ercise the greatest care ff sharet should be offered them by un- known people. The value of oil properties in the Dominion-may be enormous, but as yet the have not been proved to a suffi- cient extent. We ,hear from an expert on the spot that the am- ount of fraudulent representation going on Is appalling. Undoubt- edly there Is oil in paying quantl- ties, but at present there has been little orno systematic The western governments already recognized -this and navs warning." ;