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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, JUNE 1, NUMBER 144 C.P.R. BEING URGED TO RUSH WEYBURN LINE W. A. Buchanan Takes Matter Up With Premier Borden Who Uses His Good Offices With President Many Petitions From Farmers Along Line Urg- i ing More Speed in Construction SHAUGHNESSY HOLDS OUT VERY LITTLE HOPE Early in the A. Buchanan, took up with Sir Thomas Shaugh- nessy; the C.P.R., the ur- gency for.the construction of the gap ibetween the east and west ends of the Lethbridge-Weyburn line, in order that transportation" facilities should be pro- vided for a district well settled with heen patiently wait- ing for a raihoad for some yeais Sn .Thomas-would.riot give any assurance that the east and west ends would be .but said, that twenty-five miles east from Fore- most; Later in the year, petitions were seut to Mr. Buclfanau for presentation to the government Thebe petitions told of the hardships the farmers had heen compelled to out up with, sinco locating in and urged tlu a number of which will be Grate is particularly worked up over put work in the newly discovered the statement he had approach- j Held cast oi Coutts. ed the gas coinpiny with the. pro- posal that cut their scale of wages Tins ston does not seem to hate much founditico. It is alleged that an employee of the gas com- pany working on a connection at the 13th "treet ditch slated that the men were being paid at the rate of cents an houi On the afternoon ol tbe day pxeuous to the date the t. langt niriut. the employee to 1 that tho foreman in charge of the work informed them that would in future be paid onl) ST cents an hour, as'Commis- sioner Grace had registered a kick with the management. He is also said to have sta ed that he believed the men should have 27A cents, but th itr nad Air. Grace to thank. ioi incu reduction The foreman stat- ed to an interested party on Satur- tlut ne did rot know Mr. Grace, and that he hid not seen him, or been approacKed by him in regard to the wages he was paying, and that furthermore-he had all the hiring of labor in charge urlhcr stated in Calgan that Air stated further Segur is being backed influential anted it could Ymerican capital! ts V of men are much worked up over a near that place, and samples of an oil saturated, material 'were brought into the cltv last week. Calgary oil men are being interested in this pro- 'ject. and it is staled that a com- j pany will be formed. f Heavy liling at the local landioffice j during the past few days has been scattered. A party oi JVtadcod men motored in this morning tnd filed'IIc m' on large ureas, and the tiding out of j aScs leases continued Mr Grac jjufl denies, hav- ing had ompam -the at am tinie, iii' connection1 with the Md0es they were paying. His opinion regarding the matter is expressed in the resolution proposed in council this morning by Mayor Hardie, and passed, but Mr. Grace who and that anyone 'have it hot to mv oiTice any Mr. Grace has heen an employer of large numbers of men for the past This one-word message, received yesterday morning, brought joy to the hearts of the friends of tfavld Claus- en, one of the passengers on the ill- fated Empress, for it meant that he had escaped the death which overtook over one thousand souls when tho big C." P .H. liner went down. The message 'was received by Mr. Sandquist. 728 Twelfth street C North, where Mr. Clausen resided in Lethbridge, and was communicated to the Herald this morning by his friends. half centun, ind he states that he. has nem hid any difficulty over Unable to Control a in the New Chamber of- Deputies BOUMERGUE PREMIER June French cabinet under the Premiership Gastoii Boumerguc, has decided to resigir. -The resolution was taken at a cab- inet council today. The cabinet will meet tomorrow to drait a statement explaining the reasons for its retire- The chi'eT-'factor in bringing about ihe resignation of the government-is under-stpod to, he" the uncertainty of its'ability control a majority in the Chamber of Deputies, where some changes; in the numerous groups were brought about by the recent general elections. Differences are. said to have arisen ampng members of the cabinet con- cerning financial measures to be in- troduced iu parliament. Enter Mazatlan Harbor and Steal a Whole Boatload of Sugar FEDERALS SHELL TUG wages. He wen L to considerable trouble and expense on his own ini- tiative in order ihal the 13th street Uverpool, May 2.00 o'clock this afternoon the Cun- nrd isteame'r Great Britain's largest Hner, started maiden :voyage from thi. port to New .York. f One View of the Calgary Oil Boom Car.t9.en. by Frlse coiunct cr-Mld be kept i city so the local lahor have the (list chance at the difference of views in-regard to. the three years' mili- On board U.S.3. Mazat- lan, Mexico, via wireless to San Diego, Cal., June Constitutionalist tug Hercules, emboldened by its suc- cesses under cover of a joint commission .of Canadian and British shipping experts The ar- rangements for tlie enquiry which oe nem euber.liere. or in Quebec, are' being made- oy Captain -Lindsay, Dominion Wreck Commissioner. Searching for the Dead Rimouald. Que., June tuga and, launches, chartered by the Canadian, Pacific Railway Co., today began" searcn of the St. Lawrence river in an effort to re- cover more of the Empress of land's dead. v (Continued on Page f Teddy< and His "River of Doubt" J ATLANTIC J. P. MURDERED IN MURDERED IN MAKING ARREST Sask., Juno B. .GMvas, iv justice of tho peace, Was shot-dead hero while tempting-to arrest'three men suspected of brfijikiiig into a G. P. R. section house at Rosyth. The murder took place In. n restaurant. Tho murderers es- caped. Teddy has lost' forty he gainprl. i on lus, twehe lays trip to port The returned passed tlirotith a ptrfiod ot greit de nression from TV Inch lie roused him self by force ol will to Ms hope- tnl ileatnoc His lace s much thinner, his clothes .hung o'u him: {al- most In festoon and he with a cane on the. injuries', sus- tained to' Ills''.rifelit leg 'in' attempting to get-a canoe. Mr. Roosevelt s old fire and vigor flamed, anew lien ho reit- erated that he Jiad indeed exploied a ivcr and added It to the map ot Brazil Ho hurled back -the' aspersions ;of Henry Savage T indoi ind declared ttiat he would' mako an answer to tho Hfitish explorer BO advorselj criticises his. aiinounccmont concern- ing tlie7 Hlver of Doubt when he ad drosses the "N-Uional Gcograyliic so ciety tomorrow evening in Basiling- tou. ;