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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. ETUBKIOGE. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 19M Neither Carson or Red- mond Will Recede from Their Position-Fight Over Tyrone London, July As- qulth today aftumed in the House ,ef Comment full; responsibility for the speech made by the King y-iterdiy to the political leaden who had met at Buckingham Pal ace to confer on the Irish Home Rule problem He thul aet at reit various reports In circulation since the Ulster controversy ha> bacome acute and since the first announcement of the conference The Premier said "The speech was sent to me In the ordinary way bv his the day be fore it was delivered, and I tal e the entire responsibility for It." London, JuH interest in the crisis over, the Irish Home Rule question oiersliadowed thing else in the Bntish Isles todai ant the or Lib crals Consen atn es Irish National ist and lilster "Unionists arrived at Buckingham Palace to continue there conference a to a Pacific settlement 01 the Ulster problem, found an enormous crowd as scmbled. Haung dispos'd of the preliminar IPS of the conierence at jcsteifdav's lormal .nesting, -nhon King George nlldlessetl tne statesmen the confer tTes prepared to tackle the of the problem, the area of Ulster to be Irish Home Rule bill ami the means, excluded from tne operation of the Irish Horn? Rule bill and the means 01 earning out Ifils exclusion Ocenh tile ttto sides declared that -cannot fioni then present positions but it is under- stood that Premier AsquiUi is likeh 1o submit to the conference a-propos- al to allow the Protestant counties of Ulster Ib vote together on the of'exclusion.from the Home Hule Parliament CARSON STANDS FIRM Sir Edward Carson, the Ulster Unionist make a fight to have the. county of Tyrone in- cluded in this agreement and this proposition .will, it is believed, pro- voke' a conflict Lbcral newspapers in the prov- in-es continue to criticize King liconic's speech appear to he particul-uh irritated at the phrase 'the cry of civil .war is on Ihe lips most responsible and sober of wliich, they might have been taken from the speeches of Ulster leaders. These. the Manchester Guardian, a leaning. Liberal newspaper, the King 1 thought fit to summon to his pres- ence without a word of-rebuke. The King has been unduly alarmed by the reports of'certain of his unofficial counsellors and the impression thus made oh his rriintl' may, unless be wisely determines :to be -guided honce- fortli by 'his official counsellors', hsve fconscqli'cnces nidrc serious than any that have J'et bfcc-n produced." .SHORT SESSION TODAY Tile conferees, .were again in ses- scsioii-for ai: hour and a half today, and then adjourned ..until, tomorrow. (Continued on Page LIBERAL CHIEF'S TOUR Sir Wilfrid Laurier Will. Speak, in. One City In, -Each Provincj Montifal. Que., Juh 22 Wil frid Latli'Ter's tour of the Marl; time m ounces will oiien at Char loltetovvn-6n August 25. He will speak it Halifax 111 the big iiena on August 27. .He :will. then speak in New Brunswick, at Moncton, then proceed direct to the Pacific Coast lie turning he will Usit Alberta Sas katchewan. Manitoba and Ontario; en route, addressing, one meeting In each province. He will be ac'- companied b> lion Geo P Gri bam and P. B.rCafvell. To Tom West CELEBRATES IIS Whole Town Turned Out to Help Turn First Sod of Dominion Western MAYOR DOBBIE PER- FORMED THE TRICK SIR H U BORDEN Ottawa, July will hive vlilti from both part> leaders lummer, wnicn ratner prsiages a general Flection next year Pcmier Sir R; L. Borden wilt tour the lr. Stptembnr and October, with Hon. L. P. Pelletlcr arid hit weitern mjnis- ten. Pjrlfntaent will hot likely meet ill) January Pincher Creek Aas i new railway under construction.-. -Tlie .following from our Pincher "jCreek corespond- ent beas -out .pub- lished yesterdays issue to the el lect that had. been stalled Pinchei "Cfefek Alta r July 21 Tuesday, July 21, 1914, will long be remembered as a red letter- day in Pincher Creek. Official notice was given on Monday evening that every thing was fh readiness to for the Western Dominion on Tuesday mornihg. The city fathers and all interested in the Board of Trade were gathered at that time in the. Arlington sample room. After reviving and giving a new lease of life to the Board of Trade, a suggestion was made that ait ovation be given the. commencement of the work, and to the members di- rectly responsible for bringing tho work to a pass this year. The idea was accepted Svfth applause, but the hour was late and. just how to.put tlie crowd wise was a' stickler for a moment, but .only for a. moment. The characteristic of-the west, and the old saying, "Where there's a will, there's a soon covered-the difficulty. 'Blow the whistler-they-will think it is a 'was. the thought .given out from some bright- mind, 'It's a renlied the man at this head of tho scheme and away they went. Arrnngements'were made bright and early with the contractor to give the crowd a show. Sharp at 10 o'clock the shrill call of the whistle of Wm. Foote's 'black- smith shop peoplei scurry- ing from all directions. They found Mayor Dbbbie with a brand new shov- el all bedecked with, red, blue ribbon, heading ii grand proces- sion. Dick was carrying a big'Union Jack unfurled 'to Uie breeze. The strains of music noduced by the 1.0. O.R brass band gave the.final impe- tus to ihe 'as the word passed quickly along that the first sod of the Dominion .Kni'iway was to he turned, every available ve- liiclp was soon pressed into service. Hlotor after motor, busses', buggies, bi- cycles, Jiorseback, baby carriages and those'who could not find a convenient conveyance readily saddled Shanks' pony, and all went out to the bid >'ace track on the property of John Herrori, There they found one of tlie many great graders standing ready, twelve big horses, attached, swinging their heads, champing'at their bits, and all impatient of the delay.'" Mayor Dobblfr took his place at the head of the massive outfit, tlie lm: mense crowd closing cSoscly around, the camera nieh.adjusting their lenses and getting ready to shoot. Colonel A. C. KemmiSj In a few im- pressive words, explained the pres- 'ence of tho crowd, and. called upon the Mayor to proceed with the turn- ing of the sod. The first sod tho Western Dom- inion 'was then lifted fro pi its [ilaco, amid resounding artd In a abort address exprcsecd. his (ConUhiiC-u Ob Inset in the above picture are the ousted dictator, Hu-rta on the right and General Blarquet, ex minister of war in Mexico, on the left. BIG OIL DOINGS IN THE SOUTH SEGUR WELL TO BE WORKING IN VERYFEWDAYS Magnate Here But Would Not Say if G. T. P. is Behind Him-Won't Leave Well Till Drill is in Operation IYLJ icij still suiiounds (lie Stgut veil oast o! Coutio Iho Giand liunL Pacific may, and may not, (ran the diggings Mi Scgui aimed in kraii jeskicUn afternoon and meielj snii'ed he lead the rumoi He would not satisfy Ihe mqu.isiliM.ness ol tlie Herald in the animated the heart of the reporter by telling him that the whomever it belonged to, would be grinding away in 1-12 beioic the end ot HIL week. "If any of my associates want to tell jou is what and said he, and using the pel impression of Ihe guiding light of North Lethhridgc, continued, "it's up to them." 'Iheie will hi- a fine ciop ol deiucUs south of Lcthbridge before Ihe snow Hies. "The well in 1-12, will be in opera lion before I leave the south, this said Mr. Segur, "and once-it is started I will immediately set out to drill another well in some Icrri- toij that 1 am paitiuilaih anxious to test Once the dull is pounding thue will be no time lost either. We have-a-sUmdard drill, and as soon as the: formations, are leached we will likdj install a 10! in ill Segur voiced the expression that he be greatly surprised it theie wuc not i dozen or more drills on both sides ol the line, in operation this fall Mr. Kempfcr. ol the WatcisPeaiee in- terests, a branch of the Standard, is now on Ihe ground cast of Coutts, along w ith other noted experts among tnem Ham Johnson, Ihe well known geologist and Pio I'cssor Smith, paleonloloqisl ol the Lei ind Stanford University ol Califo. ni.i iceogm- as the foremost on on Iho. American- continent. STAKE DRIVEN FOR FIRST WELL CARDSTON FIELD Located by Dunn, Driven by Low and Heppler, Well to ba Drilled by Faber McKenzie Town To Scth Low and Hcppkr o( Cardslon belongs Ihe honor oi' driving Ihe sliikc -locaUng the first well in the Cardslon oil licld It is located in 0, Range 20, ahput eight rods north of Seclion 12, and only' three miles from the Cahoon Hotel door. And Fabcr-McKenzic1 are Ihe men he- liind. had a htllc oil boom all Us yesterday afternoon when Ihu an- nouncement was made. The town fell Ihal it was securely on the map once more, and it will have the pleasure ol' watching a drill punch a hole in Mother Earth on a slill lnmt for Ihe elusive fluid. B. W. Dunn, geologist, Ihe man who lo- cated the Monarch well .west.of Olds, the man of mystery who first turned ihe eyes of would-be Rockefellers on Ilie'Cardston field, located the well and was there himself when Ihe slake was put down. Dunn thinks high- ly of Ihe field around Cardslon. And Ihe mysterious drilling rig which has been uedling so much cunosih smu it was unloaded at Ihe Cardslon freighl sheds a few days ago is Ihe rig thai is lo go on the voyage of discovery. The whole out- fit is in Ciirdston; ii will be hauled lo Ihe spot chosen yesterday afternoon without de- lay, and the work will be rushed with all speed. And Ihal is not all. 'file Fyshe-McLaws syndicate, which secured Ihe rights on Ihe greater part of the Blood Reserve are about ready lo act. Though they have not picked the exact 'location of' their first well, i I will be somewhere on the Bullhorn Coulee, ahoul six miles northwest of Cardslon, No wonder Cardston is happy today! HINDUS GO HOME Load Up With Worth of Ca- nadian Grub and Beat It Bac'.'. Vancouver, U.C.; July Hindus of tlie Komagata Mam are SOlie, and tlie Canadian Navy nev- er fired a sllot. .Neither were they baptized. After many palavers, pour parl- era and talk-fests yesterday after- noon between the Hindu leaders, immigration officials, Hon. Martin Burrell and II. II. Stevens, M.I'., the Hindus accepted the Dominion offer of SfiOOO woth of iiovisions and consented to allow tile Japan- ese captain to take them "some- vrhere's east of Suez, where the best is like the worst: where there ain't no ten eommnndments, and a man can raise a tliirst." Diplomatic Documents Were in Possession of Figaro Ed- itor When Shot DEFENSE COUNSEL TO DEMAND PRODUCTION Sfeven Vancouver Hindus Will Go Home for Pur- Sails Tomorrow Paris, _thff edouiinatiUo factor In con nectioa the trial of Mine. Call- laux, charged with thy murder Gas- i ton Calmette, editor of the Figaro. The French government was under stood to be greatly concerned in re- gard to the documents mentioned in yesierday hearing, as having been in the possession of the assassinated editor. These docu- ments, it was stated, were later lmnd> ed over to President Poincare, who passed them to the' Foreign office. Senator Bienvenu Martina, acting minister of foreign affairs, was up most of the night, and an active inter- change of telegrams .took place be- tween him and Premier Rene Viviani, now in Russia with the President. Joseph Caillunx, the prisoner's hus- band, and Fernantl her coun- sel, made a vehement demand that the documents be produced in court. It is understood' that' the Premier, anticipating sncli a demand, left in- structions with his substitute, at. ihe Foreign office -as-7to .what course should be nursued with the papers, which are in the Foreign office arch- ives. STRIKE IN RUSSIA St.'Petersburg, July street car service in the Russian capital was suspended today. Tile employees of the Central Street Hallway Co. joined in the general strike culled by the workmen as a protest against the drastic measures of the authorities at Baku and other provincial towns ag- ainst slriiters there. AVorkmen in many trades have joined the move- and it was estimated that 200, 000 men had laid down their toe-is. Vancouver, B.C., July en Vancouver Hindus have taken-, passage aboard the steamer Koma- gata Maru. They declare, they are going back to India for the purpose of spreading revolution as a result of the trials of tbt Hindus in Vancouver. Alt the provisions aboard.the Sea Lion were, at 9.30 this morn- ing being placed aboard the Kom- agata Maru, which is now expect-.-; ed to sail some time this after- noon. j Sail Thursday Vancouver, B.C., July Yamamoto of the Komagata Maru, announced this morning that he would sail from Vancouver at five o'clock on Thursday morning. RAINBOW ON HAND Vancouver, July 22.. certain were the Dominion immigration oE- ficiaU this morning old flunlit would keen, his prpm- of last night and allow the Ko Maru to sail to Chu a that none of the staff thought ;it while to appear before the lisnal nine time for opening, the office.' At that hour the; Koma- gata was still lazil} dancing at the end. of the anchor chain, while a cab- le s length dttav the Rainbow i h r grej last s -war paint SmolvL as issuing from the Komi nata s> Finnel and inparenth the vcs had steam up for her return pass a t tne claimed to Le hungry and their immediate nDo-d wert satisfied bj food sent bv the officials. The consignment.' for the trans-Pacific is "still held- aboard the tug Sea Lion, POLIOL bORL I he polio, arc feelim, c SOIT. at the march of events. There is c-Mtnm icelmj, the ofliceis that thcv were called on to take all the chances and were forced to take an awful heating in the Sunday morn- ing attack under conditions othti icsiilt possible tor this the Hindus met ho punislunent. That- is the complaint ol the. police, ami yesterday the inimlgration ueople" ghui enough to resume negotia- tions with ihEin as if thirsty liappcuiMl. Mayor T. S. Bar- ker regards phc incidents yestEr- iiay as a Imgc farce. He thinks the Hindus .jockeyH! Ihe officials at every turn. "The Hindus believe thev have the atiihoritics whipped into said the Mayor u t r -uiiii is vrry strong that the authorities are making themselves ridiculous, added the titv's magistrate. "The militia companies stood under arms at. .the yesterday from 1 a. in. to 8 p. m. They never got further than the wharf. Moving Pictures of Lethbridge at Panama-Pacific Lcthhridge at the.Pananu 1'iuhc That's why Norman S. Rankin, who aiwsiys carries a horn insleau of a is in town lodij Mr Haiikin, as almost ever one knows is the chief publicity agonl for the Canadian Pacific, and he is in the city today taking "movies" ot ;the new 0. P. R. divisional point, vthe. pictures to. be included m t serio which will tell the story of Canada to the throngH at the big exposition in San Frnntisco next year. So if you should be, confronted by j something that iTseiubles i ttuUe I inch iloti't run, but look >our prc'tlicst. And a big, southern Alberta smile on your, map njigbt help convince the California nVulti- Indcs that this -ia-amighty satisfac- tory place in which to live. Bennett to Cabinet Winnipeg, Man., July Ottawa report siiys Hon. Artluir Mei- "will ancc'eed Sir R. P. noblln as Con: servative leader in Manitoba, anil that R. D. Bennett, K.O., M.P.; of Calgary, will fill the vacancy created Mclghen. DEAN .GAL8RAITH DEAD .Toronto; Ont., .July wns rtfceived ihls morning of the death at Gohmc Day. Parry Sound 'llatrlct, ot Denn OalDraith, of tho schfcol of Prac- tical Science. No particulars accom- panied the message. Tho Denu was horn hi Montreal in ]84fi, nnd was a .UQ'tcd.civil ciiijlnecr and educatlonal- Ub Mine Property at TaberChanges Hands Rapidly BELFAST GETS 4000 MORE RIFLES Toronto, Out., July special 'cable from Belfast today says: "Over j four thousaud rifles were' run into Belfast 'iast night, find distributed through the city, together with u large aiippiy of ammunition. Unionists are hopeful of an early dissolution of Par- July The name of the new company which has been fonneti in Vancouver to take over the Monarch mine, is called the Mcnr.rch Colliertes, Lim- itb.1. M. J. Campbell, the company's is here from Vancouver, mak- ing, the final transfer of the property to'.llio new cc-npany. Advices -received here this morning from W. LO. Bullock in Chicago, state that lie expects to elose out a deal for tlie Eureka mine this week, this being the third property to change hands within the year. MOTORCYCLE VICTIM Vancouver. .luly Home, ItioO Keefer .street, who was knocked off his motorcycle by n speed- jing police ambulance, died in tlie hos- pital last night. Peter Hinds, a victim of an avito ac- cident last died last night. His wife was Instanfiv killed in ,tho same accident. They leave two small ttons. StEAMER FLOATED, Quebec, ftue'., July Oaar-e Uno. steamer Ciuiada was floated at six o'clock this morning, 'with help tbp wrecking, tug Lord Strathcona. JUDGE BLAMES 'Edmonton, Alta., .luly ,his re- port en tho investigation of .the city, police force, tabled last night, Mr. .Jus- [ice Scott blaineb'Comniissloiier Booth for moral conditions In the city, claim- Ins that ho knew bawdy houses were running o'ponh At McNamm il EO know ol conditions, the report stat-, SARLEY CUTTING RECORD Souvls, Man hijj 3 AlcCul lonjih started. cutting a seventy-acre, field of barley just southwest' of. to'wn tliis morning. Tlie crop is a good'one and for earlyness establishes a new record for this district, if not for' the province. To Tour West SIR WILFRID LAURIER Word comes from Ottawa today..that, air Wilfrid Laurler,