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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBBKTA. MONDAY, JULY 13, 1914 NUMBER 179 So Says Sir Conan Doyle on his Return Home be Annex- ed to States Loiidon, July 13. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "has reached home from tola Ca- nadian-tour. Speaking of the Dominion's political destiny, he said. "Annexation to the United States is absolutely out of the question, lu. my opinion. There As not a single instance in. (history where two nations, standing apart like well-looted oaks have become' united. ''Then there is -the possibility, of Canada becoming: independent. I have the ''strongest view 'that this is equally impossible.' Canada .gets 73 per cent. of her" investments from Great Britain, 34 per cent. from. the United States, and 13 per cent, within her own bor- her a free insurance policy in the navy, and the diplomatic service of the Einplre is at her dis- posal. Canada is 'bound in honor in the. near future' to mako the Mother Country, some return for these priv- ileges. But from a material .point- of view she cannot break away from us for at least two or three generations, arid apart from material considera- tions, which I ,do not wish to rate too highly, J am convinced that there is a very real 'widespread element of imperial loyalty in Canada. They re- 'ttain- the "traditions of their ancestors by the end of the present i: centur-jv when Great Brjtaln will find; her daughter: bigger- than ;the of independence will have way: but iihtil then; at any rate, Canada is not likely. to throw off her allegiance. "The disturbing element in our rela- tions, jiisUnbw is, the Hindu question. I consider that the most difficult and, indeed, dangerous one. Jf ever the Empire is 'wrecked, it will be some such rock as. this. had no choice but to back up British Colum- bia hi keeping out the Indians." ROBBED GIRL OF Wat on Way From Father's Whole- sale House to Bank to Deposit Money NOT A RIFFLE MARKED ULSTER'S CELEBRATION NO BROKEN HEADS-REGULAR POLICE ONLY ON DUTY-" KING CARSON ADDRESSED MONSTER CROWD Belfast, July insistent de- mand of the Protestant portion of the province of Ulster for exclusion from the operation of the Irish Home Rule bill lent added interest to to- day's celebration ,of the anniversary of the Battle of tho JJoyne. The cele- bration was carried out with enthusiasm, great, Sir Edward Carson, the Ulster Un- ionist leader, rodo at the head of some 5000 Orangement. accompanied by the drum and fife hands and including' a sprinkling of brethren from the British Colonies. They through the city of Belfast .to -lirumbeg, where a great open air meeting was addrpiswl M Sir Ed- ward Carson and- other leaders. The Nationalist quarter of 'Belfast was carefully avoided by the demon- strations and on .no occasion during the procession did the rival factions come into contact. So little did the authorities expect depended entirely upon the, local po- lice force to keep order, hut all the military were confined to the bar- racks as is usually the case during political demonstrations A great crowd of tourists came to see the procession and to hear .the. speeches which'were a prelude to re- solutions calling on the Ulster lead- ers to take what steps they consid- ered accessary to prevent Ulster com- ing under the authority of lin Parliament. Sir Edward Carson was the. hero.of the day.-Buttons bearing his por- trait wore worn by nearly every man in .the procession, while great can: vasses, spread across the streets in the Unionist portion of the city, bore his likeness. It is.regarded as significant that in recent interviews he has- Sir Edward is quoted as saj itig that the only condition of peace is the exclu- sion of Ulster "for the present, 'HAT TEMPERATURE RECORD IS SMASHED _ TO SMITHEREENS Was Leth- bridge Ten Degrees AND IT WAS QUITE HOT ENOUGH HERE St: Louis, Mo., July Eethsr Cohen, cashier-at a wholesale grocery, was robbed of a satchel said to con- tain JJBuOO 'in cheques and cash, on the street -today. Miss Cohen, was on the way to a bank with the money when the rob- bery occurred. She had left the establishment, o-f her father a few minutes before, A man ran out of an areaway, snatched the satchel and disappeared. HUERTA WILL RESIGN? Washington, B.C., July Information was received from Mexico City 'diplomats hero to- day, saying that General Hu- erta would resign within two three days in favor of Fran- cisco Ca'rbajal, newly appoint- Foreign Affairs. Hillcrest Relief Fund The Herald's Hillcrest Relief fund closed on Saturday evening, and the amount raised was to the cent. Just as the editorial staff was abtxit to leave the office on Saturday afternoon the fund stood at Just then Senator De Vcber walk- ed into the. office. "iVoll, did you get your asked the genial Doctor. j "No, nve're just shy." I "Just put nic down for came the, reply, and now the Hcraldl will: he .send .a cheque for) to the committee at Hillcrest, to bring a ray of sunshine into somsi of the homes visited by the Orini Heaper on that awful morning of: June 18th. j CThc final standing of the fund Is Previously acknowledged 0. A; McW........................... 5.00 Senator DC Vebcr 'il'otal- J500.00 The West sweltered and gasped for breath yesterday- If hottest day of thl year; oT the hottest dajs ever experienced in LethbrHlge Nineti-Iour in the shade was what the man who measuresAthC'neather, at tke Esperl- anentai f fArru, has "to about it. His'lan'g'ua'gc re ol the cold fig- ure variety, but (hey lion'l listen as cold as thev look. People spent most of the day in close proximity to: the refrigerator. There Was a run- on .the purveyo.rs'of ice 'cream. It was the correct thing to see the city's prominent business men jogging down a back-street tot- ing a pail.ot ice the kid- dies, of course: The shady spots on the and parks were profusely 'decorated'with recimbent; scantily clad humanity '.Many a tront verandah was rigged up lor a sleeping porch'last night, for the night wasn't much better than the day. But, ye gods and little fishes What 'Hat. Lethbridge was 94. Medicine Hat, 104. Beat us 10 degrees. The.Bonnet was the hot- test spot in Caneda-ron, above or un- der the. -if you would "believe some folks. Swan- River, Man., ran the 'Hat a close second with. 102. Macleod and Swift Current came next, splitting .even at 96. Then came Lctlibridge. Winnipeg had a .plomlburst on Sat- urday night. The wires trxlay carried a report that 5.26 inches oi rain fell SHOT COWS: SENT UP IS-' FOR Medicine Hat, Alia., July homesteader in the Manyberries district, formerly of Manitoba, was committed, for trial this afternoon for trial .for sbootin'g two co'ws he longing to Brick ,'Johnsou; an- other homesteader. The cows were In his grain that city from till Sunday noon. 7 p. in." Saturday ANOTHER EMPRESS VICTIM Body, of Terre Huute Preacher Re- covered frorn Wreck Today July 1J. Consul Ryder, at Riiriouski, P.Q., reported to- day to the State department, tbe re- covery of body of Rev. George C. Richard, of-' Terre Haute, Ind., lost in the. EmprSss of Ireland disaster. DOMINICAN REBELS BEATEN Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, July Bands of. revolutionaries suf- defeat 'by Dominican govern- ment troops yesterday at San Cristo- about eighteen miles from the of Santo as well as at Santa Crur, del Seybo mid -.Sombrero. COMMISSIONER BEES' pODY FOUND Toronto, pnt, July Gaskins of received a message .'from Rim- ouski to the effect that Major Jennings had .Identified the body of Commissioner Roe's. Tlie identification was made by a waterproof that tho latp Commissioner and also by the Initials of h'le pyjamas. The local o'fficiaja of-the Army are mak'lhir arrangcmen'ta for a piibllc funeral on. Wednesday next........ Board of Trade has Program Outlined to Build nip This District WORK THROUGH AGENTS Though the .Lethbridge Board of Trade has steDpnd to the fore in the matter oC extending aid to the farm- ers in the obtaining of livestock on long terms, through establish- ment here of the 'Lethbridge Guaran- tors, LiraiUJ, another scheme, big- ger and broader in scope, is now being considered. The need of more live- stock lies -been recognized, and very adequately dealt with; but there is a need "for more farmers with 'whom to supply more livestock, and steps will he taken in the very near future "by this aggressive association to colonize all the vacant lands in the immediate vicinity of Lethbrdge. Action will -be taken on the matter next Thursday, at the regular weekly meeting of the council of the Board of Trade. Tho scheme is a very practi- cable and feasible one, modelled after the one in use at North Battleford. Maps will he prepared, showing each section in the district, and color; ed so as to denote 'Whether it is occu- pied or vacant, and how much is under cultivation. The scheme is intended to get the land agents on their feet, The map will be presented to them, and an outline. for a campaign 'will be while, the more; remote action of the in his opinion, de- pend'on the wiij' the Dublin parlia- ment' treats I'toLcstantK in the other proMnccb of Irelind Through .the province of Olster and notably in 'Londonderry, precautions .were-taken agab'st nossiMe clashes forces of the Protestants.and. the Catholics. LADY HARDINGE Wife of the Viceroy of India, who died in London, on Saturday Final Standing in .George Elects Taylor by r 99 Majority Winnipeg, Man., July. or- ganizer ior'E.'-L. live cah'didatc of the St. George, has received private ad- vice "tin's :inorning that lilr. Taylor, has carried St. George with a ma- jority of-' !t9 votes. This result is made certain by the returns from some outlying polls, which go heavy for Mr. Taylor. The present stanning of the parties Conservatives 25 deferred 3. Liberals 21 TOTAL WHEAT CROP PLACED AT INCREASE Washington, July 13. The four leading cereal crops of .the wheat, corn, oats, and ise a yield this year of bushels, busheis more than the aggregate yield last year, and, with one exception, the largest, on record. The total yield of winter wheat is placed at bushels, com- pared to bushels indicat-. ed in June and a final estimate last year of bushels. Tho spring -wheat estimate was raised Irom bushels to 000 bushels. The total crop of wheat is OfiO bushels, or bushels lhan "cr raised in this coun- tain section in which to work; a .'trav- eller wHl.be appointed to canvas from cast to west, along township lines, call on each .farmer, and secure a list of all his friends, and pefera'bly those who might be induced to come out and settle on farms in this country. After personal introductory letter has been posted to each of these pros- pective settlers, a systematic cam- paign, conducted by the 'land agents through the Board, will be consistent- ly carried out, In connection with the scheme1 in vogue in North Battleford, Mr. N, G. NeiH, the commissioner says: "This' covering of the municipality with land agents will do two. or three things. It will stir uj> a lot of interest among the a genie themselves, a lot of whom Mind sit in their office and wait for a buyer to come in. If he does not happen, to come in, times are caVicd dull. It will discover and -remove the snags in connection with land sales, and make every man In-the commun- ity thoroughly believe' that it ,Js mighty good country he is'. living in, (Continued on try in any previous year. ST. JOHN COP DIES Victim 'Of Boy Thud Who Will Now Face Murder Ciiarge St. John, H.B., July Policeman .Frank O'Leary, who was shot, last Monday by. John Braman, seventeen years old, while he was ar- resting him as a burglary suspect, died- in the hospital here early this morning; He had been gaining ap- parently, but a change for the worse came late on Saturdays Braman will now face a murder charge. LADY HARDINGE DEAD London, England, July .Lady Hardinge, wife ol Lord Hardlrige, the Viceroy of India, died today at a hospital hero, after undergoing an operation. MORE EXCITING AT DKHUY Jill) 13. nit'ii liere liegan the LO.VDOX- fast, Fred Dane, the Canadian Trade Commissioner at Glasgow, as Orange- secretary of the Triennial Council of celebration oil11'0 havo the anniversary of the Battle oi tho "ring you that our association, al Uotue ith a c-mnoimdc during which Hie worhl was never more loyal the, projected their explosives so the principles of Or- that thei burst the residences angeism. of ,n the Catholic. SLct on of the city, the British Empire, that the sun The Nationalists believing the can- never sets on.it, and such being the nonade to be the prelude 1o aKEreS-! case the sun never sets on Orange- sue action on the part of men. men.' organized for the defence, but lip till noon no collision between the 'two parties had -taken place. While the Orangemen were attend- ing churches on Sunday and the po- lice were guarding their proces- sion, the Nationalist volunteers suc- ceeded in Bringing into the city two automobiles loaded with rifles. A MESSAGE FROM CANADA London Jul} the Orange demonstration today in Bcl- "We are proud of our Empire and propose. God being our helper, to maintain our rights and liberties un- der the British constitution. Our as- sociation is, by misunderstaod and misrepresented. lay no claim to be exclusively loyal, but-are proud of the fact that no disloyalty is to be found in our ranks. We hope al- ways to reside under the shadow of the grand old (lag that guarantees us the blessings and privileges we now enjoy." MYSTIC LAY MONK, A FRIEND OF THE CZAR, STABBED BY WOMAN Galled a False Prophet WESTINGHOUSE STRIKE ENDS Pittsburg, Pa., July strike in 'the Westingbousc factories ended today, when approximately eight thousand men and, returned to work. All strikers were taken except two. or three bun- dred hose places had' been fi led Junng the strike. Dominion Department of Agri- culture Would Help Farmers get Better Prices LET FARMERS SPEAK UP If tile poultrymen or Southern Al- berta, producers and buyers, wish to. better the marketing conditions in connection with eggs, the Dominion Department oi. Agriculture, through the poultry division, .will extend all the aid necessary. Mr: W. H. Ault, of the poultry di- vision; was in the city over the week- end, endeavoring to get in touch '.vith the actual-conditions as they exist today.. It is.the object of the depart-' ment to form what is known egg circles. Great strides have been made during the past year in -this connec- tion, and Mr, Ault-has just'been- io British Columbia, where he has suc- ceeded in convincing the poultryncn of the value of the scheme. It is es- timatcii that Canadian farmers lose annually between five and six million dollars as'a result of carelessness in the handling and marketing of The practice of simply using eggs as a medium of exchange for goods at local' store and of estimating their value by number, rather than by quality, has not been conductive to the'marketing'of a .high, c'.ass article. A cooperative egg circle is an association among farmers fur the purpose of marketing eggs frequently and regularly through a common me- dium. The object is to improve the quality of the eggs as they leave the farm, and to place them in the hands of the. consumer with the least pos- sible delay, and in the best .possible condition; The circle banks on the ever g'.wv- ing trade that will pay a premium for new laid eggs oi-uniform quality. The producer is often able by person- al canvas's, taking advantage of the local'market to obtain the price by the consumer, but the producer living at a distance has not this' opportunity, he has not a sufficient-, quantity nor is his supply constant enough to .warrant the. trou- ble and expense necessary to make special shipments. A co-operativo egg circle overcomes this-difficulty, and obtains for the at a1 distance approxi- mately' premium, less the transportation charges, that the near- by farmer'can secure. The eggs are collected at, regular intervals and the association secures 'the advantages of cheaper- transportation by. shipping (Continued on 1'atc -Assailant Waited Two Weeks VICTIM HAD GREAT POWER OVER CZAR St. Petersburg, Russia, July ;13.- Dctails reached here today in a ties- patch to the-Courier of a prbhahle fatal attache on the rmstic laj monk, Rasputin v. hose influence the Emperoi is said to he very great. Rasputin who has been one thrf most prominent figures in Rubfcia recent vears, 'visiting his native ullage in the province of Tobolsk. Siberia, when a woman, a stranger to the locality, approach- ed him, pretending to be a beggar. After accosting him she stabbed him in the abdomen with a long military dirk. The assailant was arrested and con- fessed she had waited two weeks for the opportunity. She said she had -de- cided to kill the monk because he was a false prophet and -was leading everybody in Russia astray. Doctors who examined the monk's wound de- clared it was likely to prove fatal. INSURGENTS GAIN GROIIND erat; Another Albanian Town Taken by Mussulman Rebels Durazzo, July important Albanian town of Berat, thirty miles northeast of the port, of Avlona, was captured today by the Albanian Mus- su'iman insurgents, who recently took Koritza. EARL OF ELLESMERE DEAD Was Sixty-Seven Years of count Brackley Succeeds Him London, July Earl of El- lesmere died today at'the age He succeeded his father in the title in 1S62, and .his heid is his eldest son, Viscount Brackley, who was born No- vember 14, 1872. [XPRESS RATES ARE ORDERED REDUCED Jefferson, Mo., July reducing; express rates in Missouri 21 percent, "was issued today by the Mis- souri Public Service Commissioner. BUILDING OWNERS'; CONVENTION Duluth, Minn., July ,van- gimrd of the National association of Building Owners and Managers; .ar- rived here today for the association's convention tomorrow. And Acres Choice1 Oil Lands Were Lost Under Their Very Noses IN 1 COUnS FIELD Somehody slumbered at. the switch, and thereby a party of local men "became the applicants for about three thousand acres of choice oil lands'in the Coutts district, when those who. previously filed coal applications basked in the belief that their coal leases blanketed the petroleum and natural gas rights also. Some time ago the word was pass- ed around to the eRect that an, plication for coal rights prohibited, the taking of applications for rights within the period allowed for the payment of the coal rentals. Some large filings for coal were taken at the local office, -iai some of the choicest of the oil lands in the.Couits field. On Friday tha word came from Ottawa that an ap- plication for coal did not blanket the land insofar as the petroleum rights were concerned. The local men be- came aware cf this fact, and C. E- Mitford proceeded to appropriate land office steps as a place of abode on Friday night, remaining in camp, until this morning, when R. F. Hau- sen, Dr. Cragg' and. W. B. Mitford got in on the oil applications foe 'about acrcsi located in town- ship 1 range 12, township 2, .range 11, and township 2, range-la. The land office officials thab there has always been 9 distinction between the coal and oil, just as then: is a difference between the homestead or surface rights and the petroleum rights the coal ap- plications liled it is presumed the. applicants were titides the delusion that thev had the first right to file c-n the petroleum rights, or that 'their coal applications blank- eted the oil and gas rights. If -the rentals .are paid their applications would have to be dealt with before any applications for oil could he taken, but under the old regulations' it was assumed that the oil rights; were not available when once the coal rights had been filed, whether the" rentals were paid of not, within the thirty days, had elapsed After the thirty days without any. payments being maue, the coal applications and oil applications received. No coal applications can now be made to blanket the rights to othec minerals. WIFE-BEATER RETAKEN Only Got Eight Miles From After Breaking Jail Fernie, B.C.; July J Long, the prisoner who escaped from .ithe City jail early on. Friday moiling, was apprehended about five o'clock on Sat- urday morning, about eight miles Tvest of the city. Provincial Constable Boardman was the fortunate officer to re-capture tho prisoner. GERMAN STEAMER ASHORE Buenos Ayres, July man steamer Mendoza went ashore today in a fog off Megotes Point on. the Argentine coast. She has 257. people 011 board, including passengers and crew, and telegraphs by wireless that her position is dangerous. STEAMER STRIKES ROCK IN THE ST. LAWRENCE Quebec, July steam- er wjth. 1200 passeng- ers oek near Cape Chatte lighthouse in tho St. Lawrence. The passen- gers were all taken off with lit- tle excitement. Cheaper Money For Our Fanners Hon. Charles R. Mitchell Makes Important Announcement Edmonton, July the annual banquet of the Edmonton Liberal as- sociation, Ilon.'C. It. Mitchell, Pro- vincial Treasurer, intimated' that the province', intended entering' .upon a new policy, -tluiti of.loaning money to farmers. "We arc going to ga one step fur- ther in the interests of declared Mr. 'Mitchell, seeing 'what cau be. done to secure woi'p ready money .tor the farmer. I don't say cheap money, because money is not cheap in this or any other coun- try at the present time, and 'it is likely to become dearer, but we are oing to take some action. along the ines recommended in the report, .of the qommission which last year tout- ed Europe' tb" mtt-rcsts of Al- berta, studying -the question of rural goi line ;