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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRJDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, JUNE 15, 1911 NUMBER 156 COME TO YOUNG LIBERAL SMOKER IN THE K. P. HALL TONIGHT Girls! Here's Your Chance to Land a Man and a Job VeryziSatisfacfory Report Made at Annual Meet- ing of the; British Empire Trust 1 London; June 15.-.U ihe British Empire Trust, meeting today Ilerne Payne's speech was read in his ab- ''snicp. tlie company's capi- he said, invested in Canada. But thc-depreciation'-'of the Canadian investments' is the reason of mone- tary! "conditions: all over the -world failure of anticipations Jeld out respecting Canada's natural resources and' industrial advantages. Canadian affairs culminated at the end .September in a difficult and dangerous financial situation. Since then conditions arc slowly and this tem- porary 'check in .progress will prove the very greatest benefit to Canada. Expenditure is now on an extremely conservative' basis throughout thc whole country 'and we may hope that lasting lessons will have been taunht in the exercise of economy of capital and in the methods of raising it, es- pecially in the postponement of ex- penditure until the money to pay for it is actually in hand. "NTo MIC can say. how soon thc for- mer-vigor-will-be restored to the march of- Canadian, developments, but we .'.can' say.' with absolute certainty that wlttiin a very few years Canada again' be. lull of progress and prosperity. ;'th'e 'last four all .heard' many dis; -about the Can- adian Northern railway system and those responsible for 'It. These state- ments have been put into circulation by a few paltry unscrupulous enemies. The- affairs of the Canadian Northern 'have boon suhjnr.t to a thor- ough and-prolonged investigation by the government of -Canada with the most satisfactory results. Nothing further need non' be said, but I should-like to tell you that at no moment was'the'money invested in Canadian'Northern securities in dan- ger of .loss. The Canadian Northern is now certain of immediate comple- tion and it is to.be constructed in a manner that ensures as economical and rapid a movement of traflic as any railway on the American conti- nent ahfi its very great success can re regarded as absolutely certain." A shareholder who inspected alt the company's Canadian undertakings last' year, assured the meeting of his of Canadals fundamental soundness. Canada was obliged to borrow enormously, he said, if she was to go ahead. Seven fairish looking young men, none over forty, lin'gle, would ac- cept offers of marriage from maid- ens who have the matrimonial bug. Early applications will be appre- ciated, as the-young men will be mlnut their jobs, unless they en- list In the Benedicts, P. D. Q. Best of Headquarters, Street Rallwaymen's Union, Fifth street South. A deputation from ibe "Wo Are Seven" club, of the street railway- men, waited on the l-Icrnld this morning, Imploring the help of this paper in hanging out the S. 0. S. sign. Tho'ralson d'etre, as the so- ciety editor would soy, was that the young men are single; they have a chance for their jobs on the street railway system If they en- ter the matrimonial state (inick. If they don't, out they go. That is the official dictum. So, girls, here's your chance for a quick get- away. It is rumored -that one .street railwayman saves his job.by visit- ing the parson.tonight. Mussulman Insurgents Make an Unexpected Attack Defenders Big Fight For Homesteaders' Mineral Rights DUTCH LEADER FALLS R. J. Gordpn, Government En- gineer, Saw it and Used it Like Tar Wilson Signed Panama Tolls Repeal Today Washington, D. C., .func dent Wilson today signed the Panama tolls exemption-repeal bill as amcnd- rd in the Senate ami agreed to by thc House. There was -no ceremony at thc sign- ing. Assistant Secretary Forstcr was Uic'only person with the President. Mr. Wilson signed thc bill with a pen used by President, Harrison signing the International Copy- right law 1831, and' by President Tall in signing Ibc Panama-American copyright treaty, the Lincoln Mem- orial Hill anil the act incorporating the'National Institute ot Arts and Letters. Durazzo Albania June government troops under ihe per- conal Prince Wil- .Ham at- tack on IhV Alfianlan" capital by Mussujman insurgents. outset .of the .fighting the insurgents gained, an advantage of position but after Colonel Thomas the Dutch commander of the gendarmes, had been killed, Prince William placed himself at the head of the defenders, and succeeded in silencing the rifle and artillery field of tlie attack- ing forces after three hours' fighting. Dnrazzo, Albania, June strong force of Albanian Mussulman insurgents opened an attack on this city at an early hour this morning, maintaining for hours a sharp rifle fire supported by artillery. Amoag the first of the defenders of the Albanian capital to be killed was Colonel Thomas, the Dutch offi- cer selected by the powers to com- nand the gendarmerie in succession lo the Swedish officers who previous- ly had he'id the position. Hluejackets from the international fleet lying off the Albanian coast have been sent ashore to guard the [oreisn legations. The assault which started at five o'clock was carried out by three sen drate columns of insurgents. Today's attack by tlie insurgents came as a complete surprise tp the residents of the capital, where official statements had been published, declaring that the .Mussulman rebellion against the rule of Prince William had bcon utterly defeated by the government forces a few days ago. Tt was asserted that the remnant of the rebel forces was surrounded by .government troops at Shlak, between and Tirana. Accounts vary as to the strength of tho opposing forces in the field. It is generally estimated, however, that the government has nine thousand trained men who are said to.bc op- posed by about Insurgents. The rebels for the most part are tribesmen 'without discipline and they arc scattered over a wide range of country. Jurazzo occupies a peninsula posi- tion, and forms a natural fortress easily defended by n (ew modern FROM LiNEHAM WELLS tlie quashers ot Uie' Bank indemnification bill: Six out o..eleven Conservative Senators, who helped defeat the Farmers' Bank bill, and Liberal Sena- tor Vho indved the resolution to carry the-blll over EXPLOSION CAUSES PANIC ONE KILLED FIVE INJURED Chicago, 111'., June Dan- iels, a fireman, 'was! killed, and five worlunen serious'iy injured today by an explosion In UIQ: plant of the Na- tional Art, Novelty Co. The blast, whleli was hoard for a mile, partially wrecked the building, and caused a panic among .several hundred girl em- ployees; THAW DENIED RELEASE' Washington; 'B.C., June K. Thaw was today dented release on ball, pefiding consideration by tho Bu- tourt of his extradition from NeW lifatnpBhlre to New York. Calgary Companies are Buying Leases at CarrJston, Coults and Lundbrek Where will crude oil bc .found in Alberta? Where will the big lake cf oil be discovered R. J. Gordon, formerly district en- gineer for the provincial government here, hut now of thc Edmonton of- fice, thinks Southern Alberta is thc likely spot, lie knows thc country, and in a general way has studied the geological formation for years, and picks the Cardston district as the most likely in his judgment. And the reason Because .Mr. Gordon has visited the wells that have furnished the only ever brought from theVbow- cls of Mother Earth in this province. He has seen the actual crude oil, has used it iiufact, for tarring pipe lines it Pinchcr Creek. The oil, according lo Mr. Gordon, who was in the city for a few days, is very thick, and came from the old Lineham wells at Oil City. These wells Were nut down eight or nine years ago, to a depth of 1070 fceC IsitUnt VVilsnn over me progress m Sir. Gordon states fnat 123 barrels': modiafon today and immediately al- were pumped in one day. It was the i forward despatched a ong telegram ___ __i __i Mir- American di'lcnaies at tnc :M- Niagara Falls Tribunal Busy on Form and Personnel- Replace Huerta. Niagara Falls, Ont., The American delegates, media- tors and Mexican delegates re- sumed their informal conferences today on the personnel and form of the new provisional govern- ment of Mexico. Washington, June 15. Secretary Bryan conferred at length with Prc- WHERE DRILLS ARE GOING An- (lie homesteaders In liiivo a fixlitiiiK chance ior the mineral rislits on llieir laurls alter all That is, those who humcslcaili'd prior to I "08. The is an all-absorhins one w itii a milliter of Calgary bar- risters just nmv, to au- thentic information received in thu Herald from a Calgary visitor on Saturday. A party of Calgary legal men believe the British North America Act vests the mineral rights on homesteads taken up prior lo 1908 with the Homesteader instead o! with the Crown. The interpreta- tion which has generally been put on the Act is that the Crown re- served the mineral rights, alter 1S98. Hut. the Calgary gentlemen have had the ruling of eminent counsel on the matter, and will attack the ruling making 1008 the [late on which the act was chang- ed making the Crown the owner of the mineral rights. The Calgary lawyers have syndicated, and are offering homesteaders through the country a price for Ihcir rights, and will make a test case of it. Against Justice Beck's De- cision in Moving Pict- ure ant Action Glad that C. P. R. Will Lay 25 Miles-Would Like ;50- Crop Prospects Good MUCH GREATER ACREAGE The Herald's Groton correspondent j writes Thc farmers, lirthis south t. I writes Thc farmers, m this south That trading-and-dealing m leases .j nomestead Dairying the petroleum and natural 'words c.f A. 'oiir gas rights in the southern portion oH of n.rliamcnt'at Ottawa, es- o[ es- the present gas rights in the souern p the province will .he the mam ica- j iajlv sincc turo of the oil business at least un- ptosfecls from the recent rains, til another -well is brought in, is tho that ltr. liuchanah is opinion or most .of., the men engaged m.ging p. R. to lay 25 miles in promotion. Numerous deals have already hccn transacted. It seems to In: the pur- pose of thc Calgary companies lot steel mi thc Weybnrn every mile of steel that is laid just i shortens our haul to market this Win or lose, the Provincial govern- ment has signified its willingness to Day all the costs In connection with an appeal against the decision of Mr. Justice Beck in the moving-picture li- ;ence case. The brought an action: against the city, claiming that the municipality had no right to license.- the picture men in that the provincial government already imposed a tax.. The court upheld the theatre and the city paid the costs and toot the defeat 'with a murmur. Several inquiries were received as to the city's intention regarding an appeal. Macleod, Calgary and Ed- monton city solicitors offered their assistance, but the civic government did not care to spend any more money. Finally the Provincial gov- ernment asked that the city appeal in order that the case might be thor- oughly tested. The commissioners acquiesced, provided that the govern- ment would bear half the costs. Since then, City Solicitor Ball has been advised that the government would stand the whole cost, win or lose. If Judge Beck's Decision it is likely that tlie government will legislate so'that the cities -will have' the right to take a portion of the li- cense, and if the appeal wins out. the same conditions as prevailed previous to' will The: appeal 'will lively be heard in-Edmon- ;on before the next session of the pro-- vihcia'l that legislation, at that time may be made according :o the decision of the court of ap- peal. in any one or all of these sections, an inducement to thc public to vest more irccly. the most lik._ _ _ trict, which includes IMiiehrr Creek, is thc only one of.thc four that has jhcart of thc homestead country. At present time, thc C. P. R. from jenclit as1 much by ..._ ___, the farmers will by the shortening of their haul. For at present we have no other i view than to hold our land and eke actually produced crude oil. The an-cx1stence. mcnt to thc public to pnt ljmej freely. These four fields arc i (he froighti will hi I all over the country as lgvi stec, a likely. Thc Cardston dis- toks field has seen the drilling into wc halll solltil acroBS pay dirt at the Dingman well, and j tnc ]iaul is a trifle farther, the LuadbrcL-k and Coutts fields arcjTctiCVcn (luty thc djffcrenee in prices pays us. Then also w'e are permitted to bring our machinery pure crude oil, and High Uivcr and i champing thc bits awaiting the drill- ing tools that will tell the story. Several deals have already hern made. Tlie old Lineham property along the International border has been transferred to a svndicate for iuit: LIUUC un. iuHI riitMi ivitui iiiiu i Okoloks well rememhcr when tlie j agara Falls conference which ,t was been U'anslerrHl to a syndicate .or I inrlnni Much used It nrofusclv In understood, conferred us to the char- in stock, and thc Fahcr- Snl c" c Tn tho we c1 and personnel of the proposed! Mackenzie interests have sold Hi sec- nipping caiuc. UK, ____ ____.......... n! nnrlh nl I .timlhrwl- from the other side, while if we had the steel out 50 miles the C. P. II. would get all this freight, which af- ter all, hoth ways, is no Small item. When one considers the amount, of land in crop, and (he niimher of peo- reccdc in its desires to have naniod j 2 west of the liith. joh. The Lineham estate has practically closed a deal with a Calgary concern closed a deal with a Ualgary concern KUK.-IU-J whcrcKv the wells and righls will he i "llorta. a: one ol f... man who would he acceptable to the 10, langc 2, revolutionary factio sold for The wells are in lownships one, two and three, range one, west of thc fifth. K. X. Marker, of Cardston, was in the city today, lie. sialcs (hat Ex- pert Reynolds in'his report has plac- ed thc t'arrislon country heforc all olhcr.s in the matter of The cxpcrts's report will lie publish-! in tho morning and a programme of cd in a few days. ;nng, CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE TO VISIT'WEST Reglna, Sa.sk.; .Time Chicago CHamber" of Com- merce, which ban jiiat complet- ed a trip to. South America, has advised'tlie local Board ot Trade that ,a .visit to. Western Canada this y.oar.. About oho., .hundred, members will come to the west, making Ions stops at Winnipeg and Regina. 11 or of the TABER TO CELEBRATE JULY I Taber, Alta., June will celebrate Dominion Day. The Fire department lias .charge of the ar- raiikenifints. There wi'il be a parade cent, of thc land is under cultivation, and 10 per cent, in crop. This then I shows that there will be five bushels grain for market this fall, ing on all tlirec of these silcs will W.1S one'bcfore, because of be commenced heforc the end of the month. V. M. Backus, who is inleresled in Empress Disaster Commission Will Convene Tuesday Quebec, Que., .Tune ot the committee that Fill investi- gate the loss of more tlu.n a thous- and lives in the'wreck the Em- press of Ireland on May 29, near Fa- ther Point; on the St. Lawrence Riv- er, left -Montreal for Quebec-today. They made the.trip by boat and dis- cussed the scope of the inquiry dur- ing the journey. Hearings .will begin here tomorrow ill the court house. The committee Includes Lord Mer- sey, the British Admiralty judge, who is to be chairman; Sir Adolph llouth- ter and Hon. FJzekiel McLeod, Canad- ian Admiralty judges, and Hon. J. B. Hozen, Dominion .Minister- of Mar- ine, to whose department the details of the Inquiry have been referred by pailiament. The committee will concern itself primarily with fixing responsibility for the accident. Evidence, on which may be based legislation for the bet- ter and safer navigation of the St. Lawrence river during fogs, may al- so be taken. .football, baseball, horse races in the 'afternoon. ULSTER1TES MAY IMPORT ARMS Dublin, Ireland, June a ma? jorfty of 2 to 1, the judges of the King's Bench court today decided that the government's proclamation, pro- hibiting the Importation of arms to Ireland was valid. The judgment re- verses tho decision of the assign, court of Belfast, who, on March 25. declared the proclamation invalid "because tho Act of Union provided that all sub............... Jects should have the same return from the long session closed on Thursday, a big crow'd lias signified its inten- tlpn or being on hand. Come, bring a friend, and your pipe, .Medicine Hat, Altn., June and hear the questions of the Dell, tho ten-year-old son of Carl DeB, day discussed. Everybody BIG SMOKER TONIGHT ISvnrytllius is in readiness for the Young Liberal club's smoker In. the K. of P. ball to- As this will bc Mr. Buchanan's first appearance on a public platform since his In respect to trade. 8Y HORSE IRVINE BOY KILLED a farmer near Irvine, was killed by be- ing kicked aiid dragged by a horse, ho wua leading welcome. thc amount of new land in crop, and the new settlers. We would also like and appreciate, thc Scgur. holdings, stnlcd this imirii-; a C0iich I awed on to that freight Ing Hint Ihn drills for Hie Coults j tllal way, semi-monthly, field would he. on Ihc ground in two1- in two to Foremost. Although thev may on- lavc hiving steel, yet it would he an ready hern unlcndcd at Coutts, and accommodation lo the farmers and. a weeks. The derrick timbers h lltf machinery is expected any day. All of these fields arc being recog- nized, by Ihc big 'interests, and ail will be exploited this fall. FIFTH CHICAGO BANK CLOSES Chicago, III., June fifth bank, the State liank of Calumet, Ot tlie Lor- imer-Munday banks, was closed today by the examiners. This is the fifth aiid last of the change. William Lori- mer is In a state of collapse from tha strain of tlie past twenty-four hours. Deposits of are tied up in the five hanks. DANISH UPPER HOUSE DISSOLVED Copenhagen, Denmark, Juno The Unpcr 'House ,pf tho Danish par- liament was dissolved today by order of. KliiK Christian.' Thc twelve life members appointed by tho king were not included In the decrRo, which af- fects only the fifty-four elected mem- ed iinti'l after the elections for the Up- per House.' revenue to the C. P. The recent rain liiicd Hie farmers full of hope, ami prospects for an abundant harvest. Although things looked gloomy, yet with one or two thunder showers, the hacvest will be great. C.P.R. GUILTY OF GROSS NEGLIGENCE GLASS COMPANY WILL ERECT FOUR LARGE PLANTS IN CANADA Regina, Sask., .Time tion work on tlie Reglna plant of the Premier Class Co., Ltd., will start this unit niu uic.'-iuii. luviu- i inann uiu., null L linn The Lower House 'was nrorogu-1 year, according to information given -TWIN BOYS AT WARNER Warneiv Altn., ..lime boys were horn last -week, lo Mr. and Mrs. HoliprV ttbss.......... tbn Board of Trade' this morning. This company, capitalized, at 000, will erect four plants In Canada, besides their headquarters at St. Pierre aux Lions, Que. The first comes to Rcglna, tho next to Selkirk, j and pthors at Diuwille and Calgary.' Hat, Alta., June IS. coroner's' jury on the death of Oeorgo Christie at Brooks, found the C.P.Il. guilty of gross negli- gence In not having the up- rights, at the flume properly guyed, and made n recommend- ation that all uprights be sc.-. curely fastened with guy ropes anchored at a proper distance Dr. Anderson was coroner and C. H. Marshall, foreman ot tho jury. ;