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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. !.EIHBKIUGE. ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 1911 NUMBER 193 1KOOPS CONCENTRATE TODAY ON BOSNIAN BORDER IVork Done This Year Trusties Off Road Work WORK TO BE GIVEN TO THE UNEMPLOYED CONSERVATIVE WINS ff IN LE PAS Liberal Candidate Placet. His Resignation' in Hands of Re- turning Officer elected by acclamation. Mr. Carriere has left this section. Le Pas, Man., July liam Carriere, Liberal candi- date, has placed Ills resigna- That'tlie government of Alberta is tion in the hands-bf Returning lomg all In its powei to relieve the Officer-David who de- trained condition of the labor situa- ciares Dr. Conservative, non m the pioiince, is etidenced by Jie fact that all prisoners in the penal nititutions of tlie province are being aken: cff the. roads so that farmers md other may be given work they need Hon. Charles S StCTart, Minister of 'nolle in the city today, md during the course of his visit nade this anno'uncement. The work lone: by..the-prisoners in the past lias sot come but: of. any appropriations lut this additional, work will now be lurned over to those who are ont of jmployment. Mr. Stewart says, that the Alberta lortibn. of the international highway rom. Ccthbridge to Helena, Mont, via Sreat will be completed this, reai, nork to commence at once. This improvement, -was promised to the Lethbridge Board of some time igo, and it only remained for Mr. Stewart to go over the ground before le could ascertain, what was needed ijid When this road is completed it will re one ot the finest in the whole of 'he ProUnce, and will be idian link of. the only International highway ,in the west. The road is al- well graded into Stirling, and Ihe -work will be n.largely from that point south the road pass- Ing through New Dayton, Wamer and Hflk River. In a'dditlbh to this'-'work, Mr. Stew irt is plahniiig soine new work, in tlie llstrict south and east of the city, all of vhich W-U1 be turned over to the farmers and unemployed. BODY BLANCHE YORKE FOUND IN DOCTOR'S CELLAR TAMWORTH VILLAGE MYSTERY IS LIKELY .TO BE SOLVED DOCTOR SKIPS Kingston, 'July mystery over the of Blanche the daughter of a farmer near the village of Tain worth, has been solved by the- reCbVery of the body in the cellar of the; residence of Dr. Robinson.. Shortly after the girl dis- appeared the doctor left the village, and no trace" of him as yet been found.- It was thought that the two had gone away together, because it vvas known that they were on friend- ly terms. Miss-York had been under treatment hy the" doctor, and the last place she was seen on 'the night she disappeared .was in the doctor's 'office.: In connection with the dis- covery of the body, a bloody mat-- Ircss'partly hurried, was found in the furnace of the house. It is believed Dr. Robinson. ..who haif only recently i' the village, has succeeded in crossing into. I lie United States. Body Djiinterred Tamworth, July morning Inspector Miller 'of the Provincial po- from the cellar of the home of Dr. S. K. Robinson, the re- ma'lris of a iwoman supposed to have twen Blanche, York, -the dressmaker, missing since July 8. The features n'erc.'nqt recognizable. The legs had been amputated at the knees and tn- fpector Greer, searching In the fur- lace, found the boots. Robinson lias been missing since July 16. AUSTRIA AND SERVIA PREPARE FOR FIRST BIG BATTLE OF WAR War News Strictly Busy Locating En- emy's and Russia on Anxious Seat-- British Fleet Unknown Destination London, July of tliu of uinn> in positions "came from nil points of Euwpu todav, but no actual cl ot foicts w tired. Diplomats concentniieil lliui itluiliaii on efforts to Unlim, the war to and Servia. the lUvo nations- immediately com-anul in quaiitl iht tUitiule of the Kmperors was 'irlosely WHluhed owing to Hiuir in n uXitiouci to tilt counfui engaged. Premier Asquith referred io thy.Mtiluii ihonal situation in the of Commons, hut all the mlonua- LioJi that able to impait u m "The.situation at iliU he is one of lAtruu gravity, and" J rah only siv1 that the-liritisli Government it to do Jii it power to circumscribe the of: conflict. British l.ovenmiem uccucd Jio lufoiinitiun i1- to an alleged revolutionary outbreak in Austriii-Huugary and n oumlul iorl n UK unreh of troops toward positions of attack and defence, while military ou both ydt-> flitted tluoiyli the air along the frontiers .in" an effort to dis- cover their opponent's position No idea of .lite plan of cauipiign toiilil ht obt until In the general public, however, owing to the rigidity of the censorship in regard to imhl m movement- Have Gone Personal Liability for Line of Credit for the Purchase of Stock Tile following is; a; complete list oE IB iLefl bridge .business iiien who have given, Avith tlie Guarantors to furnish'tie- dit to the "which to pur- chase IneBtoclc" Fred W. Sick, A. M. Grace. Arthur Hayr. W...D. L.'.Hardie, J. W. Bartlett, W. J. Nelson Geo "B Mackay JB Higin totbarn H M Wbiddiogton, John Torrancc, J..B. .Renter, AJvin.Ripley, C. F. Smith, Geo.. Kerr, J.: S. Stewart, R. P. Wallace, A. N, Packard, Robert Sage D P Hams H_ I- Miebach C B. Bowman. ,T. W. Bawfleu. S. S. Dun- ham, S. Jackson, Geo. Stac'eyi W: A. Buchanan, C. C.-Cragg, W. Oliver, R. Coultry, John Gilmore, Hans Matson, Sy'ver Crest, D. C. 'Patterson, Frank Hedley. B. B. Hoyt, W. Matthews, J. Glenister, C. C. B. Ma- grath, A. M. Marshall, Geo. W. Green, R. T. Brymner, A. B. Stafford, W. H. Falrfield, C. L. Kane, J. G. Robertson, Geo. R. J.; Home, J. Lloyd, R. Frache, the Simpson Co., Ltd., 0. A.' 'M. Beasley, J. D. Higinbotham, S.. J. Shepherd, J. C. Bckstorm, Geo. A. Delaney, R. W. Wal- lace, Hen James and E. A. Sharman. MILITIA HEAD COMINGWESTON INSPECTION TRIP Ottawa, Ont., July eral MacDonald; -quartermaster-gener- al, will on Saturday leave for a tour of inspection through the "west. Gen- eral JMacDonald has control oE military stores, drill halls, ordnance stores, military clothing and Rttltwlo -tf more observation. 'bourses in Hnmburp; and Frankfurt have suspended deal- ings for the. settlement today. The War Today At a Glance Russian troops mobilize in south and southwest. Austro-Russian negotiations not yet broken off. Hope continues that world war will, be averted. Italy and Germany continue ef- forts', to localize war zone.' British fleet at Portland sails to unknown destination. Stock markets in most large Eu- ropean cities closed till situation becomes more definite. ..Both Russia and Germany despatched troops to ths border. RAIN AT SOURIS, MAN. Souirs, Man., .Inly rain fell here all night, and at ten o'clock this morning a heavy rain started, with, prospects of continuing. The moisture will do an amount of good, as the CVOPB were being damaged with the-terrible .heal of the past week. "TEMPS'1 EDITOR DEAD Paris, Julv Hebrard, ed- itoi of senator and bno of the leading Journalists in HGfy died today at the rige of 80. 'He Had been manaaW1 editor of the nce 1S7C, AUSTRIA WILL NOT OCCUPY BELGRADE Paris; July Temps says Russia Svas officially informed about half-past twelve this afternoon that Austria-Hungary would respect the ierritbrial integrity of Servis, and wishes even to abstain t from occupy- ing Belgrade, the Servian capital. THIS DOESN'T LOOK MUCH .LIKE IT St. Petersburg, July despatch from Belgrade says the Servian capi- tal, has been bombarded and the bridge over the River Save 'blown up. BOSNIAN FRONTIER POINT :OF ATTACK London, July was known the AuRtro-Hungarian--government hid qnisitioned the entire train.--service, u'mt iortation m the dual monarchy had ceased. It was learned from despatches from, Servia points that the Bosnian frontier was, looked .upon as the most likely point of'attack of the troops, and thitHprJhe soldiers of were great numbers. 'i-- The Montenegrin soldiers, evident- ly, are preparing to support their bro- ther Serbs, and are concentrating along the-Bosnian frontier. STOCK EXCHANGES ARE DEMORALIZED) Tiie stock exchanges everywhere in Europe were demoralized and where they were not business was at a standstill. David Lloyd George, British Chan- cellor of the Exchequer, today made the tranquilizing statement in the House of Commons that the Bank of England saw nothing in the present financial situation io make it neces- sary to call a meeting of bankers'to deal with it. CANADIAN SERVIANS CALLED. TO COLORS Toronto, Ont., July rumor is circulating in the Servian colony here that the Servians all over Canada and the United States, have received or-, ders to return to their country, and that special shins have been secured for. their transportation. EFFORTS MAtTE TO LOCALIZE THE WAR -Vienna, July and Italy today "continued their efforts to local- ize the war declared yesterday by their ally, Austria-Hungary, against Servia, and the efforts of all the Eu- ropean' diplomats are being directed toward the same object. No further declaration liad been re- ceived up to this morning from Russia and that country also had made ho fresh attempt to intervene in the con- troversy. The Russian ambassador to Austria-Hungary, however, conferred with Count Leopold Von Berchtho'id, Austro-Hungarian foreign minister. When the British Ambassador here called oh Count Von Berchlhold yea-1 terclay to submit the mediation pro- posal put forward by Sir EU'v.'ard Grey, the British Foreign Secretary, he was informed that the good inten- tions of Great Britain were appre- ciated, but that war had been declared already. SCAREHEAD REPORTS PROM RUSSIA Despatches received hero, datef Warsaw; I'olaml, report that severa', powder magazines exploded in that city on Monday, and that severa bomb explosions occurred in the prlr. cipal ppat offices; many persons bulri; killed ,or wounded. Another telegram says the entir citadel of blo'wn up aiii that semi-ofttcia1! explanations clecla1 ed the explosion to have been cause by lightning. The despatch statt there was no truth In the report a revolution .had broken out among th. Russian Poles. Page PEACE IN MEXICO? Reported Carranza and Carba- jal Ready to Come to Terms Washington, July Carranza and Provis- ional President Carba jal have agreed on a for tlie ar- rangement of peace in (Mexico, according to a message r'eceiv- ed here today by-Jose Castel- lot, personal representative of Cai-bajal. Provincial Government to Make Provision for them in the North Harvest Fields Realizing the precarious situation in which some nf the fanners in the south -will Hnd themselves -thi.s Tail-as a u savoc wrought on then crops b> the di> Buchanan M P made A bulges tion to the members of the provincial government who aie in the citj to da> v.m> jiioned aiici approved Mr. -Buchanan pointed o.ut that there were a good iriahy farmers in southern Alberta who would be in a position to accept work in the har-j .vest fields in districts where the! crops were good, and suggtis-ted that government delegate one of the! departments to take this matter up, get in touch with all the farmers who would take work in other bar-1 vest fields, and then Hnd theni the work and get them to it with the least possible cost. Hon. ilr. Stewart, Minister of Pub- lic Works, and Hon. A'. .J. McLean, Provincial Secretary, were heartily in accord with the suggestion and i will take steps immediately to it out. A list will he prepared and i the farmers placed whore they can malic enough money during the fall to carry them over the winter. Im- migration Officer Humphries received word a few. days ago that if there were sufficient farmers in the south who would take advantage of it, a special one cent a mile rale would he obtained on the railways to and from these harvest fields. Import of Situation Has Noi Been Austrians Here MOOSE JAW AUSTRIANS LEFT THIS MORNING So far as could he determined thi.' murniag, no local Austrians have pro pared to leave for their native land. There are a large number of A us in this vicinity, the majority of them working in the mines. Nc tickets for Austria have vet beet sold 'at tiic station here, and tin agent, S. B. Mitchell, 'knows of none who intend to leave, although it if probable that when the real import of the situation sinks in, it will cause an exodus from this point, a? did the.war in the Balkans last year, MOOSE: JAW AUSTRIANS .LEAVH Moose Jaw. Julv 20. The firsi party of Auslrians to answer tht call of the Consul ad Winnipeg---; will leave here this afternoon and. will likely be'composed of twenty 61 thirty who have lived in the city foi 'some. lime. There are altogether about 500 here and other parties aie making preparations to leave at an early date. A large crowd 'of foreigners, .including Aus-triaris Hungarians and benianb been employed in the on x works, have quit and are waiting around the main streets and CPU depot It is estimated that there are onlv -sixtv-fivc beiuans in the cit j end many of-these are on the reservt HON.AJ.McLEAN CONFIRMS REPORT ABOUT C.N.R. CONSTRUCTION ON MACLEOD LINE HAS ALREADY STARTED W. H. FAIRFIELD. Superintendent of- Experimental Farm, who was host iixcurfiion of ths. Board of Trade atl the "Farm this af- ternoon. The featur-rs-of today's ex- cursion was the so many ladies "There is no doubt about the R. line from. Macleod ,to Calgary be- ing all graded this season, unless, o! course, something unfprseen occurs.' This statement by Hon: A. J. SIc- Lcan, provincial secretary, to tlit Herald toclav, confirms, the JMacIeod despatch in another part o[ this is- and will bring joy to the ot Ulacleod residents. Hon. Mr. McLean had nothing to say about the C.N.ll. to Lethhridge though this is to follow- iii natural sequence the construction of line to Macleod. Any doubt about the Macleod lint is removed by the statement hy, Hon: A. J. that the contract has beer awarded to the Northern Construc- tion Co., a subsidiary company of .the C. K. and that last week teams and equipment were shipped south, ol Calgary from Edmonton to make a start.' The McArlhur Const ruction con- cern has also started work on a 25- mile contract on- the Oliver branch lo St. Paul de Metis, according to information given out by HOD. Chas. Stewart, Minister of Public Works, who is also .visiting Lothbridgc to- day. __________________ GAS NEAR RETLAW Reported .Strike at Lomor.d--Going After Oil Now Retlaw, Alta., July {Special is reported they have struck gas at Lomond, the third station northwest of Retlaw, and that they will try- for Oi'i. Some Calgary people are interested in it. That's get; ting-close to us. Driven Out of Mexico Three Times War Experience of Mrs. Harper now of Cardslon-Hopes for Peace Cardston, Alta., July times has Mrs Fanny C Harper, now visiting I. M. of Leavitt, and M, A., of, Cardston, be-sn forced< to abandon her possessions 'n owing to revolutions In thVunhappy re- public. Three has'en- deavored to live In peace on .har there, hufconiidered flight .the better part of valor, and 'back to Alberts, her bro Ihers, the Meisrs. -Cpombt, re- side. Mrs. Harper is watching every turn in Mexican affairs, and is hoping that with the abdication of Provisional President Huerta the warring ,factions wjll be brought together, .and peace and prosperity reign once more. Her youngest brothsr, Lctlit M. Coombs, lived 'wtth .her in Mexico for a few years, but1 be- cause of revolutionary .trolibl-es, came to Alberta, und It now rt- siding heri. ff ;