Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALEERTA. FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 19M NUMBER 154 Sent by Greece to Turkey- Ill-treatment of Greeks is the Cause WAR IS IMMINENT Situation Near Breaking Point ---Greek Capital Greatly Excited AWAIT DEVELOPMENTS Athens, Greece, June warning to Turkey, which little thort of a formal declaration ol hostilities, ordered today by Premier of Greece, In the Chamber of Deputies. He was speaking on the treatment of Creek subject! in Turkey. .The 'Premier's attitude showed V that the tension between Greece and Turkey was near the break- ing point, and the danger of war was Imminent. Premier1 Venlielos; who obvious- ly found difficulty. In restraining his language when he spoke of the way, in which the Turks had treated his fellow, countrymen, said: i "I do not wish to allow to es- cape me words.which cannot be rscalled, but I should fall in my duty If I did not Inform the Cham- ber of Deputies that the situa- tion has become grave. If a Wop Is not put to these conditions, the Hallenle government will be fore- not to; content Itself with Join-! ing in. the, lamentations of un- happy, refugees'.'' Loud; .and; prolonged r statenient of the Pre- of..Greek .refugees had already reaeheS trie 'homeland "from Turkey; while more were 'only awaiting transportation facilities In. order to escape'from their "Such a he conclud- ed, "could .not be borne much longer." Sharp Demand on Turkey Athens, Greece., June Th Greek government today sent a vigo ous note to Turkey, demanding th cessation of the persecution of th Greeks in Turkey, and the repair o damage, to -them and their interest Public opinion in the'Greek capital greatly excited- and demands are made that the government take im- mediate sharp action In the matter. Situation Strained London, .Tune Exchange Telegraph Co.'s despatch from Athens today says the Greek-Turkish situa- tion has entered a more serious stage. The Greek Foreign .minister today in- formed the representatives in Greece of the European powers that although Lis government was desirous of main- taining peace, it could not longer re- main indifferent to the continued ex- pulsion of Greek subjects from Thrace and elsewhere. TURKS ATTACK GREEKS London, June official dcs- palch from Mitylene, an island off the coast of Asia Minor, says that Turkish regulars, with machine guns and a force of Bashi-Bazouks today commenced an attack upon the town oi Aivalik on tht coast of the. main- land. As the town is inhabited by Greeks, a massacre is feared. Scaffold Broke; One Killed, Six Were Injured Medicine June working on a scaffold fifty or sixty feet high on the ce- ment viaduct being built across the C. P. H. irrigation works five miles from Brooks, seven men wcro precipitated to the ground by the breaking of the scaffold, due probably to the overload of men, and material with which they were working. Of these, one man, George Christie, was killed, and six injured more or less seri- ously. The six were brought lo Medicine Hal General hospital. Their names are Griffith, Park- hurst, Samuelson, Herba, Shaski, and Kainsley. Dr. Boltc-n, who is attending them, says they are not dangerously injured and most of them will be around in a couple of days. One has both wrists and another one wrist broken. Others have minor wounds. RECALL LIKELY TO-RAT Big Fight at the Trades anc Labor Council Last Night A BREAK IN THE RANKS "The recall has fallen as flat as a pancake." 'ills ivas the Intimation made one oE the labor, men to the 'Herald today, and gives the substance the at .the meeting last i from the Herald man] was" 'barred. After holding down thej plank .walk on the outside Tor up- j wards of halt jln .one of the del- egatee secret.! chamber, aiid the be required.' "that "the newspaper than heard previous to, this morning was a riimbllng sound from within the Labor 'Temple, which indi- cated discord. _. However, the news leaked out this morning. President Alford could not be located to affirm or deny -the re- ports, but t'uey.werc vouched Tor by another member of the council. He stated that President Alford had been severely hauled over the coals for giv- ing the last "scoop" to paper, which he did not do, and that there was a warm little tilt between the members of the. council over the pro- posed recalling of the commissioners, the opposition .winning out .by a nar- row margin. Some one with a.Socialistic temper- ament charged that the Trades and Labor Council .was b.eing used as "a tool'in the of.the' capitalistic class." a discus- sion that j-pusihg and full of) excitement. Restaurant in Calgary, "Oilberta' COD OIL -MACHINE. OIL B-OIL-ED 10ltE-Olt U _'.r. ffl" ysm, I IttfWrJ lv Filed on Acres Already at the Local Land Office from Cajgary Morning Albertan Government Granted to South Alberta Land Co. Ottawa, June supplement- ary estimate providing of a loan to the Southern Alberta ol passed the Commons yesterday. This GOLFERS HELP HOSPITAL Every Time Links Used .at Pinch- er Creek Money Jlnglei Into Hospital Treasury Pincher Creek, Alta., June Memorial Hospi- tal Is to have an additional in- come, which is to be derived from an entirely new source. Mr. Thos. Morden has made an up-to-date .golf course on his. ranch. The terms are to be for the season for resident mem- bers, and 25 cents 'Per day for casual players, and the money is to go to the Hospital. So no'w all golf enthusiasts will be able to .follow up their favorite sport and every .-visit to.the links will be helping a most worthy institution, Mr. Morden deserves credit for the working but of the plan, and it is to be hoped that his scheme to thus help along; in the good work r will meet with splendid patronage. Wilson Wins First Battle Tolls Repeal MEANS Filing Mostly Between Burdett and Boundary-One Party Took Ac. BLACK DIAMOND JUMPS PRESIDENT WILSON And Parliament May Not be Able to Prorogue Today JWEST IS THE CAUSE Liberal Senators Do Not Want the Representation Increas- ed DEADLOCK THE RESULT Washington, June Without, the formality oi a conicr- Ottawa, June all arrange- 'L-' mcnls tor prorogation at S o'clock ence the House today by a vote ot; an unexpected check 21S to n accepted the Senate s j l has been Drought amendment to the repeal of -the Pan-! llcadlock the up- araa tolls exemption ana sent the hill, to President Wilson. i pur chamber' which caused that body, i to" adjourn until 2 o'clock this aiter- n -H-mn which created consternation Washington D C rf to 30 the Senate last, i> .._u the time CARRANZA SENDS THREE DELEGATES TONIAGARAFALLSicase i Creek fields, ana it was vep the applicant had the Inside "dope." In the statement of claim in th j Republican. This is considered a sig- nal victory for Wilson's foreign pol- Niagara Tails Ont June The mediators will not officially admit, to the conference here the sepresenta- tives General Carranza has announced he will, send to Niagara Falls. The. South American diplomats said they could not recede from their original condition demanding an armistice. Washington D C June Gen- eral Carranza's reply to the Mexican .mediators announcing his intention- of sending three delegates to the Ni- agara conference _j> as received. here totlaj and to Ni- agara Falls. MAY SELL OIL STOCK .IN SASKATCHEWAN Regin'a, Sask'., The Attor- PROSPECT1NG FOR GOLD Macleod Party Off to South Kootenay Pass to Find Yellow Metal ney-General of Saskatchewan has. de- cided that the province cannot re- strain Alberta oil companies from sel'iin gstocks here. Macleod. Alta., June indirectly by success that has attended the launching of the Mud Lake Oil Co., and directly by samples of ore 'believed to contain in- dications of bearing gold (if you silver, copper and lead, brought in from the South Kootenay Pass in the beginning ot the'week by Harvey Bruce and William Taylor, five Macleod men left'here in a car on Tuesday on a prospecting trip to ;he Rockies. As the men were very enthusiastic over their samples of the ore were today sent by M. C. McLenn to the. Dominion geologist for examina- tion, while the outcome of the pros- pecting jaunt is "being awaited with interest. represents money on the land REG1NA STREET RAILWAY LOOKS UP negina, Sask., June obtained on the returns of tho'.Ke- glna municipal street railway under the new schedule, show the loss de- creased by fully halt the amount un- der the old schedule. Superintendent Houston has. been able to give a good service in comparison to other west- ern cities, and reduce a weekly loss in the revenue of the railway, which had caused some alarm. WANTS SENATE jfr MAOB RESPONSIBLE account, at the rate of 51.00 per acre. The recent troubles into which the land company has fallen owing to the suspension of the Gren- fcll hanking iiistitulion in London is. given as the reason for the meat's aid at this time. FRENCH PREMIER DEFEATED RESIGNS Paris, June The new French Cabinet, of which Sen- atbr Ribot. is premier, was de- feated today in the first divi- sion taken in the new Chamber of Deputies, by a vote of 406 to 262. The Premier imme- diately resigned. He has held office but one day. The land office presented a st of turmoil this morning. Filing was Coioiiel V. M. Backus of Calgary was among the applicants, and anoth-; ar syndicate filed several sections. The- total ayplied for at the local of- j fice now totals about acres. ____ _ A. local representative of vote of 50 Ottawa, and Winnipeg capitalists, til-1 night passed the Panama Canal tolls', r u until 30_____ ed on acres southeast ot the exemption repeal, urged so consistent-1 4 SEATS city; in what are known as the Sage ly by President Wilson. 0 the uomlnons this morning resum- I Creek fields, and it was reported that, tors who voted ,or _werc, o[ the reaistrihu- tion measure when I'rcmier Bdrdeu accepted an amendment providing for f four seats for the province of Prince R Baxter a homesteader in the Lund- The bill now goes to the House of instead Q, tlirefjj breck lieid, it is set forth that this.! Representatives tor final action, hut j origlnal bm specifics. 'As S the was give, thin! Quarter of section 4, township S, big would be m the Senate. STARTBD EARLY But the Senate had begun work this morning before the Commons was out of bed for they had something serious on hand. It was the resolu- tion of the government to the Imper- ial authorities, asking for ail amend-, riient to the llritish North America increased representa- tion should be given the. western pro- in the Senate .THE LIBERAL PROPOSAL The increase of nine that change would bring about would go far out the present Liber- al majortti in the Upper House, and an end lo which death has contri- buted heavily "since the government duare range 2, west ot the fifth. They are asking an injunction in the Calgary courts restraining the homesteader from Interfering with their drilling op- eration, which is certain nroot that drilling will proceed there if the in- junction is granted. Tie Calgary-Sweet Grass Oil Fields, Ltd., .of Calgary, purpose drilling in west of tbe fourth, which is al- most directly east .of the site chosen by Jtr. Segur, who was the first to discover tli'a.t an anticline .extended from the rieighbbrtood of 1-12 to Burdett, where the heaviest filt.nss are now being' taken at the local .of- Ex-Inspector of Police Silliker Gets Govt. Job fice. One of the .most prominent oil magnates in Calgary at the present time, who is' in the city today, stated that land within five miles of a di- rect line from 1-11 or 1-12 to Hurdett, had an actual practical value, while anything outside of this had only a speculative value. It 'was rumored that as high as an acre was being offered for leases in this district. Only a Few Isolated .Districts Now Need Spirits Rise GROWTH RAPID LATELY PASS CHURCH CHANGES Thank You! I am Feeling Very Well! LETHBRIDGE City's Health Inspector Praises Milking Machines Ottawa, Ont., '.Tiino Premier Bor'den moved last night the address asking the Imperial Parliament to grant "I'm feeling bolter than any other city in the west, thank you." This is what Miss .Lethbridgc might say if nskcd as to her health. And she would he telling the gospel truth. At the present time there.is not a city of the size of Lcthbridge quite to free from infectious disease, in all Ihe A Rbnee nl the report of Sanitary imperial ruriiameni 10 glum. glance at the report 01 aan an increase In Senate repre- inspeetor Vallancc, submitted to sehtation from 84 to 9G, Major Conservative (North objected to the In- crease until the Senato Is miide a responsible body. n Of Health yesterday afternoon, shows that both the Isolation Smallpox hospitals ,are empty, .here Is just one' house in' quarantine and one in modified quarantine. The report. the subject ol much Invoiable comment by the members of the board, who dismissed the mat- ter of public health with easy minds to take up routine business. Dr. Thompson, Acting Medical Health Oflicer, made a suggestion which proved popular enough to re- ceive the sanction of the board. He, intimated that patients affected with infectious disease, should at their option, he allowed to take advant- age of the Isolation hospital, which; like the Gait hospital is now under the direct control and operation of the city, thus freeing the household from quarantine which would other- wise be necessary. The plan would obviate the necessity of keeping cliil- (C'ontiuucd on.Pajo Rev. James Stoodley, Formerly British Navy, Goes to Coal Creek of -Tune 'the down- pour.-of the past few days, tent though it has been, has cntirely clianged the complexion oi.-tlic' agri- cultural situation in Alberta is evi- dent from a perusal of the reports received from many separate'il points throughout the province. In practically every case, farmers are reported as greatly changed in of spirits over the timely arrival copious showers, though iu one or two instances it is slated that there r, nr James is need for more water. With the Fernie, B.C., June J-. however, it is expected Stoodley, formerl) of the these localities will receive Navy, lias Been Hls ample rainfall. Since the .advent ot Jlethodist church at Coal Oreek. HIS i came to power. When the resolution' came up in the Commons .'Senator. Bcstock, leader of the Liberal forces in the chamber, proposed an amend- ment providing that the increase in the senatorial representatives in the west should not take place until the- expiration of the present parliament. The amendment would have.the effect oi postponing the evil day for the. Liberal majority in the Senato until after the next eeneral election. GO'SSEHVATIVES, OPPOSE Hon. Mr. Lougheed, leader, ot Government in the Senate, Pviiol- been! rain the growth has. been .very rapid predecessor at Coal C eek has been .ppolnted assistant pastor at the Met [m ropolitan church at .__ here, Mr. Philip made- mans fnems Rev. El C. Curry of the Miclit, ,'l __________ church, left this week for England, owing to ill health. STRONG "LANGWIDGE" that the.Government.could never as- cent 1! the major-, ity oi the'Senate insisted modification the redistribution bill would not he .brought down. At thw time, however, .the redistribution hill had reached its -final stage in Commons and bad passed oul of Ihe hands' of the government and was un- der' the" 'jurisdiction of the Senate. 11 'was declared' by Senator Bos- lock, Bctquc and Dahdurand, that the: FRANCE TO BORROW Upper Chamber should have author- ISO 000 000 FOR DEFENCE ity to. deal with a measure which af- Paris June 12.-The new French I ftetcd itself hut Mr. mai.n- rabinet touav decided to ask the that the authority of the gov- French parliament to authorize the eminent should predominate and INSPECTOR .SILLIKER Who goes.to Moose Jaw as secret service agent, for the Customs Depart- ment....... Leslie Silliker, ex-inspector of the Letllhridgc Police, left last night for Moose Jaw to assume a position With the custom's department there. As stated in the Herald some time ago, he will be connected with the preventive, branch, his appointmenl being lo the secret service, for which work his long experience in the mounted' and; city police forces quali- fies him splendidly. In connection with the change an- other Lclhbridgc man is moved, .los- eph G'illcspie'i ex-chief of police, who lins fcei'n at Moose Jaw, comes'back to I.cthhridge to he. preventive oflicer at Coulls, which position he first held after joining Ihe cusloms department. Mr. Gillespic desired .this change owing lo Ihc fact that his home is in this city. Mr. SilliKcr's appointmenl was con- firmed only a couple of. days ago. His going lo Moose Jaw will create a gap in the 25th Battery, ot which unit he has: been sergeant-major ever since its organltiitiou, Toronto, Ont., June sneak, a skunk and a -were the epithets applied by R. R. Gamey at Hie Conserva- tive convention in 'Little'Cur- rent, Manitoulin, to Rev. W. B. Wilson, indeiiendent temper- ance candidate opposing'bim. He said be knew it would he a dirty campaign, because a preacher was opposing him. A A A issue of a loan of at 3% j per cent., payable in twenty-five years V and not to be exempt from income tax. V The proceeds of the loan are to be 'f spent for the extraordinary require- I ments of the Army and Navy, anil also i to cover expenditure iu connection T I with Morocco. The cabinet under the premiership of Alexander FeliN Ribot, met this o e j morning approved the declaration of policy for submission to'the Cham- Iher of Deputies and the Senate later I In the day. should be. recognized. The situation resulted in a deadlock. The rumor spread around that the coining of His Royal Highness would have to he postponed and the time of closing set hack. House officials rushed. about in consternation, arrangements were changed, Government house tfas communicated with and there was general confusion. His Royal High- ness had arrived this morning 'from- Parliament Prorogues at 3 Today Redistribution Passed-Greater Senate Representation for Wes1 Ottawa, June 12.-Tbc first official intimation that parliament would ac- tually prorogue at three o'clock Uiis (Friday) afternoon was given in Com- mons 'shortly before (i o'clock last evening whon Speaker Sproiile' made t'li" announcement that he had receiv- ed a message from His Hoyal High- ness, the Duke of Cbnnausht, slating that he. would be at the Senate cham- ber at :i o'clock this afternoon to wind up. the proceedings with the usual 'formalities. The business of the session included the passing ol, an address to Their Royal 'Highnesses expressing formal regret ol. the Canadian ncoplo at their approaching departure, the adoption of an address to the Imper- ial parliament asking for an amend- ment to the ll.N.A; Act. .giving in- creased representation in the Senate to the West, and the.passage of .the riMlisl.rihution bill..' Owing to the grievances o! Nova Scotia members which were discussed until a late hour, the House sat (-Quebec, the guard was ready to es- cort him to the Hill and the guns of.Xcpean Point had been1 charged for the closing salute. Formal- ities were all ready, hut they had not reckoned on Ihc Upper Chamber. There was an adjournment until the members could get their heads to- gether and the government could con- sider what to-do under the circum- stances. The time of prorogation was deferred until 4.30, but it is not yot certain whether it will have to 'he further deferred. It- is possible that the closing ceremonies will not take place till Saturday. until a laic nour, me nouae s.iu ..---_. iTihe morning'hours dispose of j with the bill in order to give the Senate opportunity to pass it before proro- gation. The western provinces were last dealt with, there being very little dis- cussion in connection'with.'their sidcratioa, ALLEGED DYNAMITER Nick Zaranucke Sent Up For Trial. for Bellevue Outrage Juno in the latter part of. ucke came up for his preliminary .hearing before Inspeetor Junkett, andj was committed for trial. .W. St. Campbell, K.C., appeared for! Hie Crown, Ihe defence being condusU 9d by L. Putnam of. Blairmero.