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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta ttbe AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES detaereii, per >ear Dally, by mail, per sear (4.00 Uf mall, iral-jcnt WeeUy, b> wall, per jear 1-00 V'53 1224 j TELEPHONES Business tofficc Editorial Office W, A Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Manager FAIR DESERVES BETTER ENCOUR AGEMENT Lethbndge citizens tell down de- plorably in their support of the Leth bridge exhibition this jear Not only did they fail to attend in large num- bers but very many of them have not beea backward in offering petty crit- icisms The whv and tie therefore pi such an "dfeiado is lard to explain unless a chronic mania for whining mid complaining has developed tmongst a. lot of our citizens. In our judgment the exhibition this year was the hesC '-ter conducted here That view is ato> hold Jn out eiders who were quite eager to ex- press themselves on the high charac ct tie exhibits, the splendid fa cilities for housing and conducting a exhibition', and the splendid man- pgenient True there no1- the usual attractions in front of the grand stand but the fair as an exhibition of agricultural products hlgbrv crediUcrJe The men act as directors of the fair do not make any profit if the fair is a. success financially but stand to lose if it goes behind. Thei their time and their energies to the fair without anv reward All they desire is to make the LethbridEe ex: Jlibmon the great event of its kind Southern Alberta and they 'deserve better encouragement at the hands of citizens A trulr Icjal lot of citizens use even effort to make the fair a success just.as is the case in Bran- d'on.-Manitoba, where every year thou- eanas flock to the exhib.tion until now it is second onK to the Winnipeg exhibition.. TCflat Brandon has done Letnbndge can do 4f its citizens unite in the proper civic spirit to promote Ihe interests of Our exhibition Tie responsibility for directing our fair Is undertaken iby a public spirited citizens and. they are entitled to a great more ot wiblic sympathy and support than they giv en. Swat the swat the mosquito, swat the weeds, and swat the knocker swat hari The News Telegram claims that Calgary's population is now close to 1 This is likely true, if the oil stock method of figuring is adopted. A Kansas despatch tells of a deer heing lost, in" a wheat field. Either the wheat is being ilied about or the "deer is lying in ihe wheat-field. The Toronto Telegram says anent the Calgary oil hoom, that all is not Just as true as "all to not gold1 that glitters." Peo- ple who dabbled in Rossland and Por- cupine gold stocks know this to be right Regina is soon to decide whether'it win retain the ward system or not. If it is -progressive and well advised at will abolish It and elecd its aldennep. at Lethbridge always found the election of its municipal repre- sentatives tvc-m the city at large a sound method. Speaking of Lord Salisbury, then newly-appointed leader of the Conser- vatives, Chamberlain once said he "be- longed to an order of creation which fitted in with Christ's remark; "Con- eider the HHes of the field, they toil not neither do they spin, but-Solomon V Sn all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.'" Suffield's tan rate has been struck at 25 mills on the dollar. Th'e late Jos. ex-M, P.' of Port Arthur, loft an estate vslued at A party of Saskatoon merciii will journey to-Calgary to inspect the oil fields. Lo'uis Low, of the Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, will'bo the manager of the new G. T; P. hotel at Edmonton. Rev. Dr. MoLeod has been thirty years pastor of -St. Andrew's .Presby ierran church, Barrie John -.Moore, -recently a hostler at the Koyal -Hotel, Aurora, was left ISO, QGO by 'the death, of an uncle Ttio circulation -of the Toronto Pub- lic Library lastt month .was as compared with in June last year. The Jtercurjrcomplains that Guelph supplied only ,2 brides for bachelors during June. -It -blames the "hard times. m.- Randolph. Hearst ays velt should the Democrats; that he Is a better democrat than Presi- dent Wilson; A French, mortgage company direct- or now in the west says his company will- double 'their loans in the west before leng. Iowa's coal production increased 901 II9 tons last over the pre- vious >ear 'A. total of 7490S41 tons :ere" mined, with an approximate value of San Francisco was wrecked by an earthquake but its citizens never lost faith. The city has been built on a better and bigger scale than ever. There ds a moral here for the fellow .who gets into the dumps over a lean crop, a crimp in the real estate mar- ket and a tight money market; It is the fellow who will win out in the Jong run. 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN Refused assistance .by his uncle and at the end of -his resources, the young 6f British. Amhassaor Spring- lice, recently made his way to the Canadian he unlisted .in the Royal Northwest Mounted Police. It is-stated-in Oonserrative circle; that George' A. Kingston, assistant manaser of the-Umoa Trtrat Company, Toronto, TFlirbe appointed to the com- mision to admfmater the 'ompensatioE act in Ontario Jerome, Howe, one of Blcomington, llinois, wealthy citizens, shot and tilled- himself home OL bis son Winona- recently. over the recent failure of his private bank at "that place was responsible 'or the deed. i At a meeting of Sarnia's city coun- j cil Aid. Dr. Hehdersbn, chairman- of the fire and light committee, stated the commatteB fcad notified the ire department that the vse of liquor on or "off 'duty "is prohibited, and any- one disobeying 'this ruling would he minediately discharged. Declaring that -he could placa no confidence, in- -the evidence of J. -B. [unter, the informant, and that he :ould jfind nothing to support the charge, Kelly .dismissed .he charges of conspiracy and. bribery inBt -Dr; Al Kt Gfacklin and Rev. Joseph Ellibtt in connection the Centre. Huron provincial .election con- test irjFraacig the distinguish- ed painter, president of the Royal Scottish Painters in Water an'3'.wh'b' has received honor- ary degrees rota ihe universities- ct Cambridge in recognition of his artistic eminence, ims c-feated a by contracting in 'his 81st year a Carriage with a chambermaid in his household, Annla Macnab, who is 23 years old, and the daughter of one of his gardeners, v 'Lord Seymour -has been appointed "WEBIJ-AND TRULY 13, 1914 What the Pncce described as his first public duty was performed on be- half of the GliL-cis Jaid the foundation stone of St Anselm's Church, Keunuigtoa Cross on 8ie stte of the palace occupied the first Duke of Cornwall the Black Prince, five and a half centuries ago The church la for the convenience of on the Duchy of Cornwall estate and' in. "the course of a angularly happv speech the Prince stated that though at present he cannot pretend to much knomeage ot the difficulties nvbich. beset the lousing reiormers hy "studTing the -comfort and happmess ot his tenants he hopes to gain experience Quebec My 13 following im Jortant suggestions made b> the com hissioneis in the Empress enquiry as to avoiding similar disaster in the uture are YoucHed in the final sec tion of the report- issued Saturday as lollows 1 In order to preient u possible disasters such as that Into which ne lave been inquiring we think that m loggy weather it Vould. be desirible close all doors and i water ;lghS bullheads aid to keep them closed until the fog has completely cleared We think also thit -wherever ___- all water" doors and iortholos below the fcvtl ihould be eloped at sunset and kept closed until sunrwe Precautions of m the Mersey tsaid that he re- the oorted the jamming _rnciden% Jo_AVil- liams, the second officet on the bridge to, the pi- going up the river and be was at the wheel in passage low Quebec, called Iraverie the vessel belxavetj jHQan estraordinaryi manner, sheering port against? a port wheel by for- tv feet a scn'oo.ner, whicn ap- proaching He further stated that tween, 8 and on the ing Em- press was going down the St incidents, of a diflerent Ttmd occurred, viz "that when he put tho to port ]am- nied for the matter ot, a few min- utes1 and he had tp pull it m order to make it work Another sim- ilar incident, he occurred 'on his previous wher the TV as effect oi securing the floatiSiUty of ship in accordance with thes. in of the designer whereas" ne gleet of such precautions may, lead to The foundering 'of--a which would otherwise; have afloat. 2 The rapidity with which the vessel foundered, after: the collision, made any life saving; appliances on board of little not all, of. the passengers were in bed when the vessel was strucK- and there was an interval of only about 45 minutes jetween the collision'., and thn found- ering. The list "vessel took :o starboard was ;SQ, sudden and so great that the lifeboats .on the. port iioV.wefe rendered useless almost at once. Some of them, were .indeed than for t-Bcy "broke lot, Beriiier. He said thati _ also mentioned the matter to QuartftTinas- ter Murphy who relieved him at mid night FJIOT. Bcrnier and Quarlermas- .ter Murphy were called and denied that Gal way had made any complaint whatever to them gear It further appeared that he had given a statement to some-newspap- er reporter about the collision xand that he had given a very full'account of it to the solicitor lor the qwmers of the but'that he had .not mentioned the steering gear to either of them. Galway gave' his evidence badly, and made so unsatisfactory. a witness that we cannot rely qn his testimony. Some .evidence .was' called, however, to confirm Galway. This adrift and .injured people as .theyjwas the cvidence'bf three men and clattered down the steep .incline.- Of r the pilot from another Norwegian those" on the'Starboard'sideV'dhly six coii er, called the "Alrien" were launched, although" the best' was done in the short tinie'. available to get them These cir- cumstances lead us" to'-suggest' that it might be -desirable to consider whether raits could not he placed under time chartered to the Domin- ion Coal Co., which were the char- terers of the Storstad. These wit- nesses spoke of having- passed the Empress on her way down the river about .9.20 (Montreal time) the eason MANY buyers of every e 1 n s s ut Hiercliitiidiiic come tp decisions with respect to their plans and pur- chases during the summer months. Aware pf are responsive to inllueiiccs, appeals, and opportunities months in ad- vance of the season of' thcjrjie-_ cessities. t An adveitiser who withdraNys lii.-, messages to the buyers ot" his wares during the summer" months-chills buying ardor and postpones and endangers the ga- therinfi of the fruit of factiiring labor. u-sistiinija su'ength- ens, and the buying unpulsc sub'- sides, by the' witluliawal or o) the urcssuro, of advertising, lTlie rystoiation adequate }latcr on as accomplished at a cost which represents no saving in adver- tising bills, and the chances aie that many sales have been hope- lessly lost in the meantime'. The buying impulse which exi presses itsell m ing is capable of stimulation, _ and it is good business on the part ol adveitiscis io maintain i during the summer months their-customaiy newspaper au-, nouiicements. C.N11LBE CPPiEIED BY FALL Toronto, Ont, July Don- ald Mann stated in an mlcmew to- day that the transcontinental line from tidewater to tidewater would probably DC completed in October or November next The bond between the Canadian government and the CNR, pro- vided for In the legislation of last session, which jave the company bond guargniei. mil probably be the next few days It is understood that no ar- rangements have yet been completed in. regard to the placing of the issue m Ijondon. t That ttare mil he no immtdiato offering o! the entire amount and that m deference to the grjwjrflmpnt's wish the bonds "will be marketed1 m instalments, is under- stood to have been agreed upon. Would Start an rEgg Circle Here CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE such a position, on the upper deck evening of May 28th, and they said that they would float automatically! she was swinging .and steering badly, on the water as-the ship1 sank. Suchj changing frorii red to green several rafts would doubtless .have lo he at-j times. wit-npssiw <1o-nnt.-apeak.Cii tached-to the deck.in such a way as to prevent them-from getting adrift iu had weather, hut tlie attachments might be of a simple-.-kind, which could be- loosened in a very short time. It has not besti' 7 suggested during any behaviour of the vessel which would suggest jamming, and it is to he observed that the allegation that the vessel sheered from side--to-side on this .occasion is entirely different from the allegation of Galway 'that the wheel jammed, an event which so head of. the remount department ofjour catastrophe was far from making 'the vessel .swing the Canadian militia department. Re-j in any waj- attributable to; the ar-jfrotn side-to" .side, would keep her cently a tract of land was reserved n Alhorta for the breeding of haif- raignment made by-the principal wit: ness on the point as to. the steering head swinging one way. On the other harirl we have the evi- breed horses suiiable for army re-! by a man named Galway, .one of drncc from the oiTieers on hoard the mounts On these horses the war the the Empress. [Empress' and of her. pilot', all of office-and tbe 'Canadian militia will IIc- hai1 madc two-voyages this whom affirmed; that the steering gear have a first call at a price not to-ex- "Lord Seymour owns a farm' and: was a trooper .larger quantities at one time An important phase-of the work is the fact that at tlie time of joining the, association, each member agrees to stamp his eggs with a given number designated hy the board of directors. This is .done so that the eggs .may bo identified when graded and payment made according to quality. The stamp also serves as a1 means whereby the consumer may be able to differenti- ate between circle and other eggs when buying.' The, system, first of all, .places a premium on quality and gives the farmer an incentive to place his flock on a practical business basis, The branch now has a number of men en- gaged :jn the work of 'organization and assistance, to the point of making the first shipment of eggs, will be extended as freely as possible all communities where -there is suf- ficient interest to warrant it. The department has prepared an.exhibit ,to illustrate the advantages of the scheme, part of which was seen at the fair this year. Mr. Auit stated that a-post card to the live stock com- missioner would bring a man to the scene, if sufficient interest was arous- ed among the farmers here-through that the system has re- ceived. A Farmer on Each Quarter Section List Your Oil Leases With Us We have a number of inquiries, particularly at less than per acre. Call or phone JR., V. Gibbons Co. Phone 1191 Balmoral .Block St. JoHn's, Nfltl Julj 11 of the passengers ,dn the coastal steam- er Invermore, which struck on the rocks near Brig Harbcr Point anil lllo Labrador coasf last night, were land- ed Ivies ay-a icOut.ed here from the scene oi the wreck that the- steamer filled rapidly after striking-and was 4dday resting on the rocks -with only- the top deck-above water-. The Invermore struck while trying to avoid 'the heavy ice north of the Strait 'of Belle Isfe -She left here July 4 to go as far north as the ico nould permi.t She carried a beau freight and many jiassengers mofat of them Labrador fishermen and planters nere bound northnfor-the sum mer. Tile steamship Kjle, with diners and wrecking gear, sent frbn here for Bng tpdav to at- tempt to rcflost.thc LONGSHOREMEN'S CONVENTION ,Tilly In- ter jdtiuuul s -assoc tion opened its annual contention here' todajv'with 'about-250-- delegates prebent from the United. States, (3an adii, Porto Rico: Cuba. The convention ;wil! he '.in session for three days, and will: consider vari- ous to.Uie associa- tion The Jvs Jons are secrjet GERMAN PP.ET-. .-DEAD Bei'iin, luh Inlms nod enherg. thu German pbet'ahd autbbr, died here today in Us' elghty-fourtb, year. Krafchenko left a trail 'ol misery -and death behind him. He killed a b'ank manager. The constable who aided in hts escape, fell from a scaf- fold and wag killed, while serving a term in the .penitentiary; his counsel. Percy Hagel, partner in the conspir- acy 'to iiaeaipe, is serving a term at -Stony another partner in the-'.sajn'e plot, also -in -the- penitep- and-'saddest of all a wife arid .TtMd left to fight the battle-oM.lfo, ''alone.', Krafchenko's career ID Lr.riine- taa few equate. Had he lived a clean, ntralffht life, he had the brains un- doubtedly to make great headway In i irorW. In the Strathcona Horse during the Boer war. Toronto Englishmen are .fast ac- quiring us flrm. a hold on the retail fish trade as the city's Italians now have en the fruit trade. Fully :i hun- dred fried fish and chip houses am now doing business In the confines of the city. They are nearly ship. He stated that on one occasion I was in perfect order and worked well. Macleod, July Board of Trade .13. The Macleod is now practically extinct, as the-. result of a refusal of the town council to malic any appro- xvas made at thc__ council'.' "meeting I tliis week. ,Dr. Hr.iK'Cj.-a merhbcr of j the excoulive, ticlegated' to ap- j fear hcfore the mayor and 'his. :col- leagues. The amount petitioned for hy'ihe doctor was tho modest sum of a month, but all the eloquence brought to hear on tbe council hy this getitlemrin failed.to and the request- was very coldly turned down.' This decision on the part 'of-' tin council means that tv can- not afiorded by lard, as lo liforth of fish Is sold 'to con- The grant was maintained so aumers'through the fried fish ehoiw j as Secretary W.- C, A.' was and the old country hliwkera' agency, i in hut when Mr, Moflatt The pro-prietorB iliail from the largest centres of pojmlatlon in Great Tfrl- London and Birmingham prob- I'ln'oat was pod hy the council; -althouKh an ap- plication was made for its renewal fioon after Mr. -Moflatt's resignation. Xlic second application for the grant cncc will he attended to by -the town .Open a Hospital Craggy Lake's hospital will bo open to receive palicutu on CONTINUED FROM FKONT-PAOC .develop a, profit, able clientc'ic.V- The is only emhryo here, but the. Rural Delations committee has it in hand, which should be guarantee enough l-hat it 'wii1 bo carried to suc- cess, if feualulG. The committee met on Saturday af- ternoon, and decided to submit the particulars to the council. DOCK STRIKE AT LIVERPOOL Liverpool, July strike was started today "among the Morseyi dock eirjployc'es to force recognition of the '.workmen's union, and bring about tbe 'establishment of a Joint board; of workmen and employees to deal with 'itlBpuW. ,WIiile the strike was rot gneral, many' ol the power stations were rendered- Idle and several liners ImprlBond In th -dock owing to Impossibility of opening Uie Bate, Archduke Ferdinand and the Duchess who were aosasiinatcd. Tha children are barred from the ouccen slpn at -arrlaoe was morganatic. The buchesi formerly a govern ui In the Royal fs-illy A young Servian student'killed the heir appa rent and hlo wife in the Bosnian cap. itll nftor a ooml) Had Tailed. The murder was tald to'be of revenge ;