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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta F I RAILWAY TIE-UP IS ATJIAND Engineers and Firemen Will Present Ultimatum Some Time Today If Strike Develops Miles of Road Will Be Tied Up Affects All Lines in Canada and the States West of i Chicago Lethbridge Would Be Isolated Thought Here Strike Will Develop Chicago, Ills., Juh ulti- matum in the dispute between and liremen' of the railroads west of Chicago and their employ eis scheduled to be presented today to the managers of the roads A'gigantic stiike winch will tie up miles, of road is imminent unless an agreement is reached, ac- cording to the union officers. The ultimatam, it was announced, contained the statement that ninety ini-tent of the men had voted to strike-unless their demands were, ac- ceded to. Counting of the strike referendum ballots has juil been completed. The next move is up to the roads. It maj take the form of an appeal to the Federal Department ot Labor tor ar- bitration. Virtually all lines west of Chi- cago, the Illinois Central, and lines in Canada west of Fort William, ex- cept the Canadian Grand Trunk---Pa- cific are affected. "Little could be learned locally o the threatened strike, the main ofti culs of the local firemen's and en ginomen's unions being out of tbt city Should, however, the striki develop on the C. X. 'H. and. C. P IJ lines west of Winnipeg, Lclhbridgc would 'without, railway trarispor tatu-i and business in Southern A1 berta would come -practically to a standstill. While, the swing of events is bcin closslv watched in local railway cir cles, it is the general feeling amonj the men that there will lie nn strik hut that matters will' be adjusted be fore it goes that far: A Woman Nearly Caused Downfall ofSirR.P.Roblin War in Ulster Unlikely Says Morning Post London, July sec1- tions of the Unionist press con- tinue insisting that we are on the brink of declaration with which certain other Tory papers express their disapproval. The Morning Post, for instance, re- marke: "We would venture to remind our contemporaries that the Ulster .people have made no pretence of doing more than re- sist Home by forc-2 of arms if necessary. The excitement and the false alarms of the English press make no manner of differ- ence to the realities of the situa- tion." HUERTA'S FAMILY HAS LEFT MEXICO Hell Is on the Ground Superintend- ing the in Couple of Weeks THAT SLUMBER STORY Segur will not commence drilling this week in township 1 range 12, as reported some days ago irohi Cal- gary- Information to .tills effect, was ob- tained from an authoditative1 source by the this morning. Rumor had it that the drill would be in oper- ation tomorrow, but the boiler, is not yet in place, and it is likely that act- ual operations will hot start for sev- eral" days. The; derrick .is practically completed, andsajl; the other machin ery is oh the ground for the steam 'which will send the steel down after the popular lluuid, Mr. Segur arived in Coutts last night from Orea Falls, and is on. the ground in l-12t .where he is1 superiritehdihg the work That Apropos of the little, slumber ston published yesterday, the Herald is in receipt of ticket No. .1, who ays in part: "Someone has been kid ding you about sleeping on the Ian; office steps from Friday night unti Monday morning. There were cer talnly two more or less .eminent gen tlemen who hold down the land office steps on Friday the certainly not asleep. The sleepy one conies from B.C and prefers to be known as John Doe the restless one belongs to Leth- ridge, and is well known in-religious nd police circles. They both proved to be wide awake chough Saturday morning, however, and drew tickets 1 and 2, respectively, thus bringing home the bacon in the form of a few those choice acres in township 2 range 11. And, sad to relate, prov- ,.ig the fallacy.of the old adage about the early bird getting the worm, there were some early ones who showed up about a a.m., who did not get all the juicy morsels." In a; postscript, the one with the George' Washington nom-de-plume, says that if the public does not be- lieve that the fat man was there, ho can convince .them by showing them the exact spot wiiere he dented. fill Dictator Follow the Phoney Election Save Him? "A VOTE How the Cleveland Plaindealer' CONFIDENCE cartoonist looks at the in Mexico -ecsnt election: Me co C t Me ional President according to report: p til 1 CM c leil .r 7 o e t t d abh en I rk tie E I at Cr z H ill ports, already I: irominent Huerta officials aboard. Lightning Bolt Struck Employee of Iron Works HOTWEATHERGUESS CALGARY PAPER PUBLISHES RUMOR- THAT CROSS OR STEWART WILL SUC- CEED SIFTON IJ W. B. Manning, the blacksmith it the Lethbridge Iron Woks, had not happened to have a pair of tongs and a piece of iron in his hands yesterday afternoon, it is very likely that the lightning, which came down the wires into the shop, would have caus- ed his instant death. During the heaviest part of tie storm, a holt struck the Iron Works between -the. foundry and the forge It passed through Mr. Man- ning's right his arm and into the whieh -tie- was to'the ground, tie was terribly stun- ned for a few hours, and "was removed to the hospital by the ambulance from No.'2 station, hut revived sufficiently to return to his work today. 'The fuses in all the the forge, room were burned out, and it is stated that Mr. Manning's life was saved only by the fact that the cur- rent was given a ready passage from his body through the iron. The dam- ige to the building was only slight. ITALIAN KING'S COUSIN ILL Naples, July condition of the Duke of Aostv the King of Italy's who SERVIA'S BLUFF CALLED A'ienna, Jn'iy of Serv- ian revenge upon the Austrian colony in Belgrade put the people in a panic, but an Austrian intimation that the Servian government would he held responsible, led to protective meas- ures. MRS. NELLIE McCLUNG I hough Premier Roblm will mill through with i slim work 11115 roijorilj In- liai hid the scare of his life. i woman did it Mr.i Nellie McClung, authoress, lec- turer woman suffrigc champion ind one' of the best talkers in Canada, was the thorn in the Hcsh of Prem- ier Ilo'illn all through the campaign. She cams out, against him on tho temperance question, and having dc- to hit, she delivered blows of the. sledge''cr variety. Mrs. McClung was the feature in Winnipeg of She drew crowds than; cither Koblin or Ask Sir Uotl- Norris dreamed of. Womon.In politics mohd what lie thinks ol it I Mrs. McClunK .lectured 'in Letli- lirjdge last spring At that time'sho uantd to talk on woman suffrage, hut the ladles (or whom she'was ap- pearing didn't think the time was rljio'-to spread the "Votes for Wo- men. V gospel here yet awhile, so she kejit-to'tne beatCT pains. Brigader Hunter, a Soldier Of God Was Laid To Rest Solemn Ceremony Last Evening as Salvationists Interred Leader and His Little Son, Stewart RUSSIAN Olchakov, AVIATORS KILLED Russia, .Inly more Russian army aviators, Captain Jeasapow and his mechanic were hill- ed today by fifllng with their aero- plane, which collapsed during a flight. ft TO ALFALFA GROWERSt The Board 'of Trade will run Its first automobile got-ac- qualnted trip to Nolan's Cross- Ing, Turin, Iron Springs, Dia mom) City, Kipp, etc., on. Fri- day afternoon. The excursion will start at 2 p.m., sharp, from .tho' Board -of Trade building. Tho faro to car-owners, Owners' flf nutos desiring' to take the trip should hand in their names to Arthur chairman of the J committee at !orica. T'heoxour- nlon-' will visit "Alfalfa" Kane's farm, and see how 'alfalfa grows on drjvland. The Calgary News-Telegram pub- lishes an Kdmbnion story .to the effect that Premier Kifton. is go- ing to-resign fn-order to assume an important position in England as the representative oi large Can- adian financial interests. The des- patch says that Hem. Chas. Stew- art qr Hon. C. W.': Cross will suc- ceed Mr; 'Siftoh. as premier. THIS YEAR OWING TO POOR CONCESSIONS ED FOR. Ottawa, July have been made, it is understood, to J ]y e ta's family. j re alent in the leave for Vera and will prob- te icr Espagne 1 i lies bet-weep 1 everal Span number or Hades, Choice of Word Causes Fight Toronto, Ont, July tho meeting of the General Synod of the Anglican Church In Vancou- ver in September, an attempt will be made to substitute the word "hades" for "hell" in the Prayer- book. The progressives also want the prayer for forgiveness of sins, which follows the Absolution, omitted, as being illogical at such point in the service. They also want the Canadian Prayerbook brought up to date with the American version, by substituting the word "Who" for "Which" in reference to the Diety. Exception is also taton to the repetition of the Lord's Prayer at the morning service. TRUTH ABOUT Herald's Raymond Correspond- cnt Reviews Outlook at the Present Time Says It's Not the Best Might Easily Be Worse But HUERTA. DIDN'T GO Washington, D.C., July Huerta 'was not among the high offi- cials Mexican refugees sailing from Vera Cruz on the liner Espagne, ac- cording to early despatches today rom General Funston. The holding of the liner, and the .hurried repair of the. railroad: to Mexico City had Been I yesterday. an indication that the dicta-'- tor was ready to flee with Adolfo de a Lama, Bsteva Ruiz, Querido Mo- Sequel to Heat Wave Does Much Were Killed CROPS WHERE GOOD TOO iieno, oh the Espagne. General ilaas, who sailed Pincher Creek, July storms swept this dis trict yesterday. The much dreaded hail has practically ruined many oi the beautiful crops we .boasted last week. The storm came from the south and followed along the ridge to the Fishhurn neighborhood, and accord ing to reports coming m must gone in the second strip to.the north A perfect delug-" of ram fell genpr ally. In the south it is reported to have done much good, but the Fish Burn' people hare" suffered greatlj irohi the hail. The following is a list of- nimes o those who sufier a vu loss Wadcll, Sullivan, Fournier, E. Drown the Interior Department irom home sieadcrs in Saskatchewan, asking relaxation oi the homestead laws in, in Oregon, view Big Sale of Land Just Completed; Although the crop prospects in Southern Alberta at the present time are not the brightest, land sales con- tiiitie to be made, and L. Kimball, Mungeon. J. Taylor had 70 acres, in who" has just returned from the the Hat pounded to a pulp, and that cc.jst, yesterday reported the biggest j is practically tlie state oi the others. deal of the year, anil in tact, one of The windows ot L. Stuckey's house the largest dials' in Southern Alber- were riddled to pieces, a big (lock of ta land ever consummated. In the sale in question Kimhall and Larsen on Saturday closed with W. H. Buoy ol Portland for !M sections ot land, the purchase price.being Buov is a wealthy land owner Hay' Crop Has a Fighting Done For Magrath Has Best Prospects- Rain Needed From Now On iy F. C. Stcele, editor the Ray- mond Raymond, July M. There are so many conflicting reports in circulation respecting the crops in Southern Alberta that one can scarcely come to a truthful conclu- sion except by going out in the. coun- trv and personally investigating con- ditions. A tour through the eastern portion of the south country will convince one that the outlook for a good, average crop is far brighter than is generally believed. While the whole south needs water -froni the foothills as far east as one may wish to the jrops are noli faring so badly taking a broad view of the matter, There are some isolated cases in which the crop is gone beyond all redemption no matter how much moisture But these are exceptional cases, Mil are by no means the rule. The fall wheat is good, especially that on Milk River ridge, where the urer.ipi- lation has been heavier than on the open prairie. The spring wheat is short and is beginning to feel the effects of the continued drought hut if a good, drenching ram comes soon, alirost uei) fa cr reap a lair crop. Al MAGRUII III HIE Matrath district the farm crs e had considerable to counter1 cl vu lOSb Joel ict this, season ihe cut worms took et tl10 L. Stuckey Mansfield