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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JUNE THE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE THE EMPRESS ACCEPTS THE CHALLENGE TO-NIGHT: 4 IMPERIAL PLAYERS of the Titanic" 2 SUPERB O Vaudeville A Full House Last PUBLIC IS THE JUDGE Hotel Outlet Proctor, B. C. G. and L. Snow, Propi. FISHING BOATING BATHING TENNIS COURTS Tourilt and Pithing Retort of the WRITE FOR INFORMATION MARKETS TUESDAY'S GRAIN MARKETS Winnipeg, Man, June 9 Opening and closing prices on the grain mar- kets today were: Open Close 98 .95 Ji October 86% 86% duly 30K 3954 (July 14114 October 144M, November 14251 December .141% 142 doling Prices No. 1 Northern .i No. 3 Nortrierh No. 2 C. No. 3 c. w. Barley- No. 3 ,.i....... No.''4 Rejected Feed'... No. C............ No. 2 C. W............... Minneapolis Wheat Opea. 91- peptember December 87% Chicago Wheat 3uly....... 88'.4 September 84% December........ 87 05K 54% 52V 51 U 4S 47% .Close 9054 86 86% 8514 83 What a Pleasure fco put on a -garment that has been cl'onncd and pressed by us. You Avil! not be disappointed when yoii put ou your Dress or Suit after it -has been cleaned and pressed at Phone 1812 60S Third Ave. South. CLEANERS GRENFELLS CO. WERE INTERESTED IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA LAND COMPANY OUR BROOMHALL CABLE Liverpool, June American government's 'wheat report was con bearish here, but was largely discounted, and thie, in connection with the easier American cables yea terday, were offset by tlie scarcity of. spot and firmness ot Manitoba offers, and at the opening prices were changed to lo'wer, with July free- ly supported. Folowing the opening, the market dull, but steadily held, and trading was restricted B'WBitinsr''tne American disposition. At 1.30 p.m. the undertone was steady, and prices unchanged to Vid. lower than yesterday. Woodstock, -Ont.i .June terri- fic storm similar: to that which de- stroyed a considerable part of the city of Regina on June 30, 1912, vis- ited the district within two miles of this city iliis.afternoon and 'two are (reported dead result. The storm, which had been brewing lor several hours, and which had been preceded by all tlie typical conditions of a cyclone, began at. 5 o'clock.; Over the; Oxfqtd hotel aV funhel-shapert clobd could bc'TSWiKitmbliig ;tiact circles .of the city. The cloud at first was black' and' -later became white. The storm struck tiic earth in full forte yt a.point..a and a quar- ter north oi the .city and ran for a mile and a quarter cast concession to another. Residents whc were familiar with the great catas- trophe in Retina state that it was STEAMERS GOES SAVED London, June rescues Trere effected on' the Thames tonight, when the General .Steam Navigation Co.'c aamer Oriole was sunk .off Charlton after'colliding with the Al- lan and almost Im- incdiateiy'afterwards with the steam- er River Thames, wlllc.li was follow- ing liner was only slight- ly, damaged. On board -the Oriole were twenty- four persons, twenty-one crew and tliree passengers, at the time of the accident, but although the steamer went do'wn within ten minutes, they were all saved. Toronto, Ont., June sus- pension' of the Canadian Agency, Limited, -following the failure of j Chaplin, "Milne and Grcnfell, London, {-bankers and brokers, was the all ah- 'sorbjjig topic, of conversation this 'morning in-Toronto financial circles. .It was generally agreed that neither failure' would a far-reaching J effect on Canadian security values, al- i though'the possibility of sentimental 1 price appeared for a time to j be imininent. The financial cominun- itv, is of the opinion that any "extensive liquidation of the firm's Canadian holdings will he either stayed offr'.dr that the offerings will absorbed by arrangement financiers in London and ,lt is understood that some of Tor- onto's foremost financial houses have, until rccenilyrhad business relations with the-Gtenfeirccflcern, and on all sides it was regarded as one of the best established financial concerns of London. Its connection with the Bank of England arid the ISank of Montreal lent the name'of the firm consider- able It is not believed that any-members of tlie iocai brokerage community .will be, affected by the failure. It is believed in Toronto that aside from the effort to get control of the Grand "-Trunk .railway, the company was largely interested in Western almost similar to the'storm in that Canada municipal and realty sccuri- clty. Had H struck Woodstock theftfes< jt js rccaiied that Grcnfell vis- loss of life might have been as great; Canada years ago in com- ,The dead, according to the report pany. with' tlie Duke of Sutherland, at the time pf writing, are.Mr...and gnd that at. one'l'tinie he brought out airs.'John Bartley. Their'house was directors. -p'F-ltfie Southern Al- completely destroyed. Mr. arfU Mrs: j Land company to view the de- Bar tley had one boy, who is said to j irrigation work being have escaped. One mile from tfie j cartfc-d.oil. Sari'ey hoiiie the portion "oi-a-j interests identified with Mr. Gren- tree -was. driven completely through a feu. did Uot stop at, the financing second farm house, which was also i sucii schemes completely wrecked. Hundreds of trees in this district were-uprooted by the storm, which is still -raging with the greatest vig- or hejce. Rain is falling in torrents', but no danger is apprehended. The sky is livid white ovqr.hcad in spite of the pouring rain, and presents a strange appearance. Hail is now j falling, as large as eggs, tind the storm is growing worse. CRITICISMS OF GOVERNMENT FOR ITS POLICY- ROGERS' DEFENCE Ottawa, Jui.ie safe un- til one o'clock this morning debating the motion of censure of the govern- ment moved by Hon. Wm.- Pugsley in connection with its conduct of 'the affairs of the National Transcontinen- tal Railway. There will-no motion'being declared lost on. divi- sion. The chief point of the opposition criticism relates to .the change in I grades and the alleged failure oi the movement to 'provide terminal facilir ties at Quebec and St. .John's. Hon. Robert Rogers speaking in defence of the policy of government dccjarcd that the present administration had found the afiairs of, the National Transcontinental railway in bad shape owing to mismanagement by the late government, and was doing every- thing possible to handle the sitiia1 tion so that- some good would result to the Canadian people. Sir Wilfrid Laurier accused the Minister of Public Works of bragging. .___ ______ as .-that of the South- ern-iJV'lbect-a involving the expenditure of "large amounts of money for irrigation purposes, but they also had under consideration smaller propositions, such ;as that of 'providing the city of Saskatoon with a street car also interested in coal properties and oth- er-speculative enterprises. The diffi- culty of marketing..speculative secur- ities during the past year also have had an adverse effect upon the business of the concern. London, June inquiries to show that it is expected that the. suspended firm of Chaplin, Milne and Grenfcll will eventually, pay its debts, fully. The pall Mail Gazette's financial editor tonight.'takes considerable ex- ception of Mr. Grenfell's statement to the effect that "the loss was in- curred not by speculation but by my attempt to carry out a definite pol- icy.1' The Gazette comments-as follows; "The truth is this gentleman in- with the debate on the trans-Atlantic mail service. .-'EDWARD, P. GRAY One nowenajier Il- lustrators' of who wna A member ottho Territorial Staff. Band nC the Salvation Army, which was on Empress or lelnnd when It BiinV, following 'the .'collision with tiui Slorstail. Mama Won't Mind "Don't cry Sis! Mama won't mind. I'm hungry, and it's so good by it- self." Trust the young- sters for liking a food for its taste alone. CORNFLAKES it not only tutiwt of fcaft-it h ate not iniliiiiliii. Alwtja nutrition Sold ererywlmt lOc The government had boasted the I volved his business enterprises in big superiority of Major Leonard as com-! commercial spccuintions which failed missioiier, but hart introduced a hill owing, maybe, to adverse conditions with tlie object of getting rid of him and he has neither more nor belter as soon as possible. Sir Wilfrid i excuse, than any other gambler, dealt at length with the delay in con-1 Indeed, we are liot sure-that he has nection with the terminals at Quebec] I so good an excuse -is the ordinary. The afterncon sitting was taken un! gambler. We cannot but regret that not mere- ly does Mr. GrenfeU'. seem to have plunged recklessly into gambling en- terprises involving, others than him- self, but he seems utterly to fail, judging by the statement in the Times, to realize the gravity of the i situation or the mischief which he has done. H'c can only suggest that Jrr. I Clrenfeil would do well not to talk- too freely unlil it is necessary, for i we suppose, troubles of this magni- tude u'ill not occur without an ade- quatc inquiry by the Board of I Trade." STOCK EXCHANGE, IS UNDIS- TURBED tondon, June general feel- ing in financial circles this morning if MUTUAL GIRL j if.... .j .5 BIG BOAT PASSES THROUGH GATUN LOCKS Panama, 'ihihe first through the Gatun locks'by 'an ocean liner 'was successfully carried out today by the Panama Railroad steam- Alliance, a vessel of 000 tons. The trip was made a. test of the .working of tho electric towing locomotives In handling a large vessel. Tho operation passed off without an accident, the time requir- fid being about one hour and .cjacb way. A largo .crowd of ..spectators witnessed tho .voRsolla passage. over the -two suspensions announced during Ibe week-en'I is one of jceliefj Unit nmtters Iiavc come to a head, i Considerable is expressed for members oi the house concerned. If the liabilities are within or thereabouts, a scheme of recon- struction-on a more liquid financial basis doubtless will be considered. The investing public is receiving ample assurances 'that'the loss" falling upon, them will- be 'confined to the temporary depreciation of the secur- ities in which the firms involved were interested. The stock' exchange was entirely -undisturbed today by the trbutile's'tcferred to! PUBLIC WON'T SUFFER Lonrfon, June' Sir William Pfeh- der.who has-taken, charge of the books of tiic "suspended Chaplin, Milhc, Grcnfell :firm, .said" today "1. cannot see -thafi''tltc.-public will suffer. The losses will.fall on certain financial, houses strong enough to withstand them." ANGLICAN SYNOD OPENS IN REGINA Regjiia, Sask., June Angli- eau-Synod-opened here this morning, the Bord' Bishop of yQu'- Aupelle presiding. Bishop Harding re- ferred many important social and re- ligious problems for tinn. Temperance takes a prominent place among the questions to be considered. Concerted efforts "to increase the membership in the temperance socie- ties in .the Anglican Church will he made. The Bishop recommends a general endeavor.to obtain larger re- cognition, of the public schools of. the province. new church sites were secured last year. The fi- nancial conditions are satisfactory. FOREST FIRES BREAK OUT AGAIN..' IN-V-MICH1GAN Jlarquette, .Mich., ijiuuie fires have again broken out uear ibis city, .'.presumably started.- by .1 sparks from a 'locomotive. About three hun- dred acres of .slashings have already burned over; two timber- camps destroyed, hundreds, of cords of wood burned, and -other minor damage done. The -woods ai'e very dry, and the fire is. spreading, although a large force of men are fighting the flames. Jlazatlan Starving women here have appealed to the governor of the stale -to surrender the besieged city to the rebels; as O Today ONLY MUTUAL GIRL The Eighth Series of this Great Serial NOTE This is but one of the many Specials lonight G H C to VAUDEVILLE AT EMPRESS The Empress was never in a tetter position to accept a challenge thair It is this week.. An program is offererl the public, and tlie public may judge... The popular VKathlyn" appears for .-the. last time tonight-in her sixth adventure, "Three Bags of a premier film in every re- spect, and one that earned tlie ad- miration of Empress' big- gest houses. Tho Etnipress offers the only vaude- ville in the city. The management has been fortunate in securing.a spe- cial! engagement of Varien Jtae- monde, the clever muHical duo, who set music out of any instrument. The Empress offers tlie only pic- tures of tlie great Titanic disaster, which, are the subject of an interest- ing lecture -by W. F. Smith, who also.' appears with Miss Margaret Laperie in a sketch, "Troubles Jealous making the second vaudeville act. The Empress offers an Edison-', drama, "What Shall it-Pro-fit a wherein Storm swindles his partner out of a rid) mine and ruins bim. Storm's wife discovers -his villainy and denounces linn-while be is mak- ing a-political speech. His partner- hears bis debuii'ciatioh, breaks 'into', his nearly kills Storm, who is rescued and makes restitution. 'TJfe. Empress offers' the .coolest auditorium in and .'the most courteous treatment. It offers a host of things, but the public is left to de- cide. The Empress offers further a change of programme every two nights, including the vaudeville. To- morrow Smith and Laperie will offer the skit, "An Oil Agent." Supreme Court to- day ousted the International Harves- ter.Co., from Missouri, fining it 000 for violation of state anti-trust laws. AWARDED Medal and Diploma for Superiority over all competitors at the great World's Fair and at all fairs and expositions wherever exhibited. DR. PRICE'S CREAM BAKING POWDER is the one great bak- ing powder, for over half a century known and celebrated for its pur- ity, strength, and keeping quality. Its use assures the food against alum and all unwhole- some adulterations that go with imitation, low grade brands. ;