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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. J i LETHBKIDGE, ALEERTA, MONDAY, JULY 20, 19U NUMBER 185 TRIAL OF MADAME FKrARO Woman Who Shot Paris Editor on Trial in Paris for Her Life NEW OIL FIELD IS LOCATED This One in Range 19, West of Coutts DOMINION'S ROYAL TRADE COMMISSION NOW PROBlftG OCEAN FREIGHT RATES Trial One of Most Sensational One Drill Will Be Working in the Modern History of France Royalist Hot Heads Threaten to Create Police Guard Within 60 Is Provided Local Engineer Interested in the Field Says It Is One of the Best July trial of Ma- ttame Caillaux, wile of M. Caillaux, the, former' premier of France, chaiged witn the murder of the edi- tor of the commenced to- day The dramatic setting of the affairs involung political intrigues in the prisoner's husband, a former French premier, and minister of fin- ance, iv as a prominent figure has made the a sensational one Vdd od to this was the rumored threat 01 Royalist hotheads to eieate adis-l turoance during the trial and fcne precaut.ons been taken M the government to aii out break. Long before the opening of the Pal ace of Justice, crowds defjmg the and a compaiu formed chiefh of Montreal Ottawa Pembroke ancouver and have arrangements, for the "second drill now under The svnriicate has in the bank mlh which to commence operations on the nrbt uell ind no is to be sold unt 1 drilling is under the will be di vidfdMnto companies. Mr. i iMcArthur, selected the -well site It ib Jocatoa in the small Incll. of thu'Beilv-Jlivtr fomiation wnTclf appears east-of Coutts where the cpgiir "Well is located Mr McArthiir stated that all the companies- are looking to .drill in this formation, as the oihe-rs are not known to have the heavv bands .of shale .which hold the oi1 gas. Mr is also authoiitj foi the chim that there are two 'broad anticlinal, folds in Southern Alburla. One runs from Burdett south to 1-10 and 1-12, the other crosses the, country from the vicinitv of Nolan's Ferry to 1-10 and 1-20. It is in the waves of this fold that evidences of gas and seepages of oil have already been found, the western, anticline coining to a sum- mit in. Montana, where numerous oil seepages 'have been found. .The re- taining shales are characterized by D. B. Bowling, the Dominion Geologist, as the Claggett and-are simi- lar to-those discovered by Dr. Wat- son on the Milk- River near Lake Pabowski. :It is expected that this neiv territory will give forth oil at a depth of about 23W) The parties locating here have had the best of- and -are very op- timistic over the prospects for'oil. cT'IE. G5OTOi5TEfca th- Canadian-sessions of this Imperial organization, the control of ocean freight rates, which hav-- increased enormously, will be the -hief subject of enquiry. In addition to the thres members of the commission shown above, the party will include others, among whom will be a number of ladies. The commis- sion will meet in different Canadian cities UNCLE SAM AND JOHNNY CANUCK ENGAGE IN GOOD-NATURED SCRAP HINDUS FIGHT THE IMMIGRATION OFFICERS A Vancouver, B.C., July When immigration constables on board the tug Sea Lion at- tempted to land provisions on the Komagata Maru, to supply the Hindus on their return were driven back by an attack of the Hindqs. A line of hose was opened on them, but the Hindus attacked savagely, putting the Sea Lion men on the defensive. What tbe authorities will do next is not known, but goveiu- ment orders are to enforce or- der at all costs. HUERTA IN DANGER Strong Force of Rebels Likely to At- tack Peiirto Mexico Peiirto, Mexico, July Huerta -shoulders and smiled contemptuously at the idea that the force of the Constitutionalists known to be a short distance from here, would dare to atta'ck this city. The military companions of the fug- itive former dictator, 'however, did hot display the same degree of con- fidence, an extended line of out- posts was maintained today, 'which preventd the Constitutionalists from approaching nearer. PIONEER'S FAITH IN ALBERTA Compares This Province With Kansas and Sees Bright Future (Carlstadt News) P. J, O'Connor, pioneer and frantlenmin, who 1m teen life in practically evsry and prov- ince .between the Miiiittippi and Red and the Rocky Moun- tains, corroborate! the ttatemenl In lait .week's itiue regarding rainfall in new countries.. Mr. O'Connor: was' in Kansas during its early days, when continued drought discouraged so many that a team of horses was considered a fair trade a quarter section of land.. The turning point in the weather came, and many a land- holder (who had stayed In the wuntry far ttie. tlmpfe reason that hs didn't have money to set out) was placed [n comfortable means by the increase. in the value of his land. Mr. O'Connor also spoke 'of his experience in the Dakotas, where ordinary farm land advanced from per acre In 1900, to ah acre In'1904. He was In Oklahoma .and later Idaho during the critical period, and says he saw them pull through triumphant, and now, In the test- ing time of this Alberta, he is sure of his "ground.' rfe'came In with a considerable ajnount of money, has Invested It all orThls land near Jenner, and judging the future by the experience of .near- ly, all .new countries, h'n has ev- ery of coming 'prosper- Federal Mediation Board is on the Job---Employers Are Cheerful Chicago, Til., July Hopes for a satisfactory adjustment of Ihc wage between the enginemen of the western railroads and their employ- ers took definite shape today with the assembly of the Federal Board of whose good offices have. been accepted by both sides. William L. Chambers, chairman pi the Mediation Board, Martin -A. Knapp, Federal judge, and G. W. -W. Hanger, assistant commissioner o! Labor, represent the governmtnt in conferences in which the locomo- tive engineers will be represented by grand chief, U'arren S. Stone, and the firemen and hostlers by W. Carter, president oi their brothrr- hootl. The managers' committee of the 98 roads involved is headed by A.. W.. Trcnholm.of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis Omaha railroad. The men's demands arc technical in form and lengthy. The men's leaders .left the way .open for a refusal to arbitrate, hut the railroad opera- tors say they have strong hope that a strike may bo averted. TABER WILL URGE C. P. R. TO EXTEND CANALS THIS YEAR D fferent from the Fight Which Ended Hundred Years Ago Time it is "About Water DIVISION OF RIVERS WILL HELP FARMERS Ii the .waters oi the St. Mary's and are properly util- i7ed, there is no question hut what Southern Alberta will become one of the richest agricultural areas "in the world. Ihi observation was made last night Commissioner H. A. Powell of St John, Y B who- has just leturnfd irom a tour of .the south in connection the investigation be- ing made bj International Water- Commission which met here informalh on Hnday. Ibe members i of the commission were iftrj much pleased'with" what the) sau m the south, -and Senator Gardner tht member, who is one of the most extensive and suc- cessful 'fanners in the state of Maine, is efapecialh enthusiastic the counlrV. his comments on-the mag- nificent resulU of irrigation being very glowing. Supplementing, his remark- on the waters of these rivers, Mr. Powell went on to explain the situation as it exists today. The question of the division of the water is one of Tiational interest, and his explana- tion is-very, comprehensive. Under 'the treaty between Great Britain and the United States, rati- fied in .1910; tltc waters of the St. Mary's and Milk rivers were- treated as a unit anil Canada and the United States wen-, each .entitled, to one-half of tbe total. In the. division, it was not-necessary to allot .one-half of each stream to the different coun- tries, but as a convenience, to each, aJargor portion than one-half might be taken" from either. There is provision in the treaty, that Canada should have the prefer- ence of 500 second feefc, which means that she Would have tht1. preference in regard to ths-.St. to two- thirds of jthe'Goft-. The United States entitled to a like preference in regard to .the- waters of the Milk "Did" Canada give up any rights in this Mr..Powell was asked. "I prefer to make-" no statement, except that the United States claim- eri-that.it had the right-to divert the flow of the St. Mary's entirely so long1 as such diversion was made on American "territory. Canada contend- ed that as lower proprietor on the stream, it was entitled to receive all of. the St. Mary's river waters in their natural (low, umliminishod in quantity and unpolluted in quality. Apart from tlie opinion of writers (Continued on Page BABE THE VICTIM OF FATALITY Little Three-Year-Old Grassy Lake Child Killed Before Father's Eyes KING ACTS IN ULSTER TROUBLES Calls Round Table Conference of AH the Political Leaders Fell Under Team and Horse I Believed Settlement Will Be Stepped on Her Head, Crushing Skull Frantic Father Unable to Save Will Be Held Tonight MANITOBA RUMORS Winnipeg, Man., July