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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 1914 NUMBER 149 NEXT YEAR Committee Men on Union Re- port at Assembly Advocat- ing Some Changes DISCUSSION O'N MONDAY Church Doing Magnificient Re- demptive and Preventive Work Among Girls MANY HOMES PROVIDED P Staff Orit June the Presbyterian Church in Canada is engaged m reform work of a iery practical character is shown in the report of the committee on soc- ial service, which is before the gen- eral asscmhlj here 'I his report shows among other things that the church is now doing a great redemption and worV for girls Redemptive homes been established in the extreme east, the far meat, and in a number of cities intervening. In the extreme east, a home has been open- ed in and in the extreme west there is a home in Vancouver. Other homes of a similar character are in full operation in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary. In the past two years about 5flO girls been received and cared ior tor trained nurses and deaconesses in these homes During the past 12 months Jhe number of girls received Avas 317, of-these 99 were Canadian, 132 Bntish, 4 from the United States and 48, countries. It is estimated that about two- thirds of the girls -were restored to respectable life The committee on Social service, reports activity ;In ,j, .j, .3, MAY BUILD MORE ON Superintendent. Coleman of the Alberta-division of the C. P. R., stated" to the Herald laat night that there was Ta possibility of, a re-consideration on the part of the officials re- garding the .work to be done on the Lethbrjdge-Weyburii line this year. With Division- al Superintendent Camoron, Mr, C'olemaii went to Foremost late last night, where the two officials 'will meet George Bury, vice-president, who mot- ored across country from Shaunavon, the end of steel in Saskatchewan. The party'will visit the Coutts and Cards ton lines to the city, where they are expected tonight, when "Mr. Bury will continue westward, How the Storstad Collided With the Empress of Ireland Tfce sketch shows very plainly the tremendous hole tic In the side of the Empress, and the waj she ripped the plates off iroin amidships to the ste'ni.when the Empress started her engines at full speed in an effor o rclich land. SOUTH DUE FOR BIG OIL BOOM; COUTTS FIELD CAUSE OF RUSH LORD MFR-SEY SAILS London, June Mer- sey, formerly presiding judge of the Admiralty court, left here today for Quebec, to act as chairman .of the inquiry into the wreck of the Empress of Ireland. Gun Fracas Led to Charges of Disobedience and Cowardice COMMISSIONERS' ACTION Ccinstablcs Holbcrton disniissed: by and the Dooley Police T------ ___. t--. Commibsion upon recommendations of manv other wajs in connection chief Skelton the order to take ef- enforcement of the criminal corde.' The same department has charge of ythe special evangelistic work, of tho The action, cbmes as a, result of charges of neglect of cowardice church'and the report showMhat a sn, nt nr, rc m connec, eiiorib were maf recent, fracas two .burglars wcie interrupted, en- feet 'July 1st. t during the year to t cration of-these outside the church- es. The committee church.' union, from which it was evpccted nothing would he heard until Monday or unexpectedly reported" to- ward the close ol-this morning's ses- sion today. -.During .'the past year a of unimportant changes were suggested in thc basis of union. It is necessary that .these changes should 1 submitted to all Presbyteries for deavoring to gain an entrance to the Western Canadi -Agency.- Sergeant Bowker, who "narrowly escaped death at the hands of one of the. despera- does, and Constables Holberton and Dooley, were called before the com- mission yesterday afternoon; when the- full evidence surrounding 'the charges was taken, HOLBEHTON SAW BURG-LARS Sergt. Bowker testified how he had met Holberton, who was on tho, beat If It Oil YET Report Denied Over Local Brokers Private Wire-Ex- pect Strike Soon Feverish to Get Drills to WorMrSegm Heavily Interested OPTION ON ROSCOE FARM TAKEN A" "You can hank1 on it that the south field is due "to ifcome in to its own. Pafcer. and will, put down ten wells in the; Lumlbreck field, and the Segur interests are about ready to drill east of Coutts icfhzie will-a'UcLsink two wells imme- rliatch on the other side of the line, almost directive Eoutli of 1-12." S is the information handed to 1he Herald this morning by William nvh6 according to his rat- ng since the oil boom struck Calgary is a millionaire oil magnate, capi- talist and newspaper "Bill1 is {lie man who sprung the big scoop on the Djnyndn and is asso cialed Autli Morning Albbria as rvniiT ornrt edltot He has o11 DRILL DOWN 2580 FEE! ,smcc first tin, was spoken in in the.JIcDougall-Segur Alberta warded, With and -already 'been re- Qolonel M Backus "Mr This Jis the latest word Chseh Is on his to Great Falls the Western Stock Exchange leased Colonel Backus. is. associated :-wilh Ira 1 wire in contradiction of the runic ami is, very, entliusiastic hat once more in spreading i over the Coutts field, where-. tliinks iround town this morning. dovclopment will proceed from this The following 'is what a query! time on with feverish haste, as the rom the. Western Oflicc brought forth foil men are fully convinced that from Calgary shortly after noon there is oil in flic ucimty of the "Rumors of strike are current hut Sweet Grass Hillsi Air. Backus con- there is no confirmation of any o' .the report that Mr. Segur VIVIANI REFUSED FRENCH PREMIERSHIP Paris, June Viviani, yesterday 'was said to have accented the premiership, snd.to have virtually settled all the members of the cabinet, today informed Pres- ident Ppincare that he was un- alvle to form a ministry, and declined to make any further efforts-.to do so. Mad Murdererin Church Steeple Defies All_Effprts to Ar- rest Him HAS FOUR NICKS IN GUN reports. The McDougall-Segur people, laving the deepest well, are. natural- y selected as being the most likely .0 bring in a gusher, if depth counts would drill in this section. Ho! also informed the Herald man that Fabcr and Mackenzie had taken up-their op- m on the Roscoe farm in Montana, (Continued on page thercforc, thc first thing on churches. The resignation oi Rev. Dr. Grant may have an important effect on the. decision of the present assem- bly' on the cliurch .union question. The general assembly holds no ses- sion tlniktQd at about fourteen knots an tour. On tho left i Lend with Chief Tustico AIcLeod (in Uhe centiei and Sli Routhlor (pa thc compiivc tho cominls ion apiwinied the Dominion Govcirment to the bmpio's of ire'and dlsT tcr The enquiry ataits on luno 36 at. Quebec Mersey -1s' the British Admiralty Judge who probed tho Titnniv disaster foi 1hp -British, Gov- Chief Justice jt BninewlckjAtJmtralty Court, and ft Judge of the Quebec AUiaiialty Couit, Hon. air. White repeated his state- iGiit of the other day that; the bank lould never have been permitted to business by the late government, and that Parliament was under a moral responsibility to provide this sum for depositors who had lost G. T. P. Aid When the Grand Trunk Pacific Aid bill was taken up ih committee, Pre- mier Borden, at considerable length, reviewed the agreement arrived at be- tween the government 'and the com- pany, aa already explained by him earlier in the week. He informed the House, as he did on the former occa- sion, that the 'government had not' ad- mitted the legal right of the -Grand Trunk Pacific to this guarantee, but that it had been considered unwise to carry the matter to the courts, as-this 'would Involve delay and defer comple- tion of the 'ilue. He .said that the government had been backed is its" legal views by Hon. C. J. Doherty, Minister of Justice: Mr. Newcombe, deputy Minister of Justice, and Hon. Arthur Meiglien, Soliitor-General. On the other hand, the. company, in sup- port of its contention, had produced its opinions, from Sir Aiiaii Ayies- worth and F. H. K.C., Otta- fAIl of the street railway, employ- ees have been dismissed. The following notices left the partment offices last night; "As the change to- the one-man car neces- sitates a reorganization of the strcefc railway department, you are: hereby, notified that- your services will ha no onger required after 'June ISthj 1914. "An application form for re-engage? ment is enclosed. By signing and lauding same in at the office of the iommissiotier of Public Utilities, ail not later than June 12th, yoiiiJ application will receive The notices are signed by the threa commissioners. The action was. taken' afternoon alter a lengthy, discussion as to the best manner ioV rhich to-handle the change. It is understood that-the streetcar -nen wanted the senior employees held as motormen on the one-4nan cars The following is the wage schedule, 3tc., for those 'applying for position as motormen'on the one-man cars Each .man engaged on June 18th, 'ill be given an increase of. 2 cents' per hc-ur over and above his rate QII that date provided he was an em- ployee.of the city prior to that 'Commencing with Jan. 1st, 1915, each man who had been re-engaged bit June 18th, 1814 -and- who on .that date was receiving 30 cents per hour or under will be paid 34 cents per hour Time and a half to.be paid.for.Sun- days and all holidays. Uniforms and overcoats- to be- on the same basis as at. present. Sen- iority'of men engaged on June 18th, 1914, will be according to their pre- vious length of service with the city. Nine hours to constitute a working day, -provided, that should traffic" conditions necessitate a reduction of the hours, pay will he for timo worked. Wage schedule for men ..who haro not been previously employed on the Street Railway Per> Hr, First year First six months of second year- .31' Second six months .of second year and thereafter .84 Westinghouse Strikers Call Out Many More Pittsburg, Pa., June 6. Largo crowds of- strikers, surrounded tbo entrances to the Westinghouse Elec- tric Manufacturing company's plant in East.Pittsburg, when the whistles blew for the men to report lor work is morning and as each workman entered the gates he was called upon by friends in the crowd to join them. There were some additions to the ranks of strikers, and other men see- Sir Robert Findlay, and A. P. j ing the crowds, returned Twenty 'special Spence, another prominent English Replying to a question by Sir Wil- frid Lanrier, Mr.-Borden stated that Hie moimtnfn section .of the toa-d would be completed by next autumn. Hon. 'G. P. Graham expressed the opinion'thai thc government ua'd. right-'. iy set up the contention that the G, T. P., at the present time, has no legal claim for this assistance. .The gov- ernment, however, was probably right !u its action, because the.road must be completed, and'because the Idea gihally in the miiid of-the'two parties to the agreement liad not been car- ried out. Thc bill was reported from commit- tee. Horden stated it was estimated ,hat the terminals would cost DESCENDANT OF STUART London, Caatle male 'representative of the Royal Stuarts at Scotland, died today, ngcd tjt to their policemen! were on duty but there was no dis- order. Long lines of pickets, men .and .wo- men. str.ct.chrd frnm ractorj gates through the streets over which work- men were compelled to pass to the shops. Saloons open, but were not being patromred, btnkr leaders having urged .their forces to keep awaj from them In the crowds were representatives of the sheriff, hut it is said thej were there simpl" to observe the. actions-of the strikers and their methods of picketing. WISCONSIN FLOOD SUBSIDED Black River Wis., June The. water-In the Black.'.Hirer has fallen three since last night, and unless there is' a further downpour- of rain, no serious flood conditions.are expected in this vicinity. Numerous small towns above here report thfl. washing out of a number of bridges arid several residences and barns closg to the river have been. swept Thcro has bcec uo loss of.'Hfc portptl. ;