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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta u fi 'PAGE FOUR THK LETHBRIDCtE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, m i' Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY 'SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally, delivered, per year pally, by mail, per year...... .Weekly, by mail, per year.... 3.00 1.00 TELEPHONES .'Business Office............... 'Editorial Office 122-i W.A.Buchanan John 'Managing Director Business Manager A UOOD TIME COMING The finding of crude oil in the Mon- "arch well is a matter of importance .not only to the shareholders in the concern, acd to tiiose per- interested iu oil stock com- panies, but to 'the province at large, .It betokens the fact that hero in Al- berta there exists the genuine com- inercial article which, for all we know may extend throughout its entire pop- .tion. Tho news comes at an opportune 'time when "sitli '-prevailing dry tre'. haver-become a. little ap- prehensive. as to the future of 'the grain crop. It solidifies our faith that -if not in one thing, then in another, ;the hand of time points to tiie realiza- tion of that rosy anticipation begotten of the spirit of optimism which has -liecome part of our creed. From present .indications' there, is Hot much, room for doubt that when -the ground has been thoroughly test- ed the province will be found In pos- session of a commercial asset of Importance. Meanwhile it Should be a matter of governmental that oil share pushers should not .work to the province, as done" in, 'prev- ious years by unscrupulous "real es- 'tate arents." With the encouragsnxsst slvca to mixed farming by organizations of the land recently formed in this city for in the -purchase of stock, much good will result Na- teaching that scratching PICKED UP IN I ASSING FO'R THE 'BUSY MAN tha .soil for wheat crops to the neglect of methods of fanning: a mis- ;.take Trill, likewise, With, the new methods of agticai- ture .'taken up, and "with the" prospects ,v'of the'possibilitiesof crude oil being1 ;iound we can cheerfully Jos. Thorndyfce, formerly Cavan, OiiL, is dead. Simcoe, boasts'a popula tion of over 4000. Irish Nationalists are appealing America for funds for volunteers. Alex Nairn, a well known Toront merchant, is dead. Floods in Kwang Tun and Kwaug Si, China, drove thousands to the hills. It is feared hundreds are F. R, Bawden, 36 years old, a: trav eller for the. Corieolidated Stationer} Co., Winnipeg, was 'drowned iu' four feet of water at Winnipeg beach. Twenty thousand, signatures have been .attached to a petition seeking commutation for Krafchenko, the Winnipeg murderer. drevf Innes, of Port Dover, dis- license is A. C. Pratt's -opponent South Norfolk, Ontario. He is a temperance Conser- vative. -Charles WHght, only son of Colonel Wright of .Tillington, Staffordshire, who; recently returned from Canada, was found today shot through the hea a gun by his side. New Ontario seminations include John in- West Elgin; F. Socialist in West Hamil- and 3.. D. Jacobs, Labor in Lon- don. U. 3. Secretary of War Daniels said that Turkey's protest against, the sale of the battleships .and Idaho not view, nor that, of' the administration n favor of the sale. of a head-on collision between-: two "'freight trains on the of the Grand Trunk, Ti'Jsssbp'pf Ottawa, fireman on the easthound train, was killed, and it is "WANTED TOO MUCH POWER ;the .-Senate; -amended'onei ;fb'f: ;nis bills to .prevent- placing in his 'the power to fix newspaper always possessed in the past Parliament, Postmaster General rPelletier allowed tie entire bill to -be filled, one clause of which provided an increase in salary to postal clerks. The P. JM. G.'puts the ''.entire blame on the Senate and says "bill will be reistroduced next ses- and the salaries to mall clerks ;-Ttrill bo retroactive. I The Senate's action in. this partic- instance is endorsed by tlie Ot- t_awa Journal, a -pronounced Conaerva- ;iive Th'e Journal says: ''Tlie Senate did well. Surely '..great the: newspaper Indus- _ltry is one of the greatest in.the Do- have" "its public con- regulated only after'-. Ksion in Parliament, :'rather than 'be ypubject to-the will min- "The newspapers enjoy a favorable rate, namely a quarter of f cent a pound. Under Mac- flonald's administration, they paid They were carried i'ree in the malls as a matter of educational 7knd national value in the earlier j years of Confederation.. The Lauriex Administration imposed postage. The present Postmaster General desires to v. Increase the Laurier rate, on the j, ground that) the growth of the news- .v paper business makes the burden up- the malls heavier than it used to The newspaper's no "objec- .ration. In fact six months -ago after In- tlie mall conditions them- through a special commissioner notified the Postmaster General their readiness to agree to increase" postage rates and they even submit- ted a schedule of Increased rates to tawiC. fireman lies dead -near the 'wreckage. which the great majority were pre- V (pared to agree. But they that they Should continue to have the right they have enjoyed since Confed- -oration of ihaving the law made and V controlled by Parliament." Very few, if any, newspapers will be found criticising 'the Senate for its action ia amending this measure by 'placing tho power of fixing postal 7; rates with. Parliament entirely, One of the drawbacks to life In the fsparsely settled country districts is the absence of medical fa- ;'j cIHties. When serious sickness ap- in the family long drives for a doctor are necussary. Wlfh the ox- c tension of the telephone system Into j.rural parts the doctor will 'be reached with more ease hut even so the con- teritioh -'often -advanced: tliat'ttlie criimont .should bonus medical go into thesu districts to practice is worthy, of gttpntlon, -x A h'earing-'oh "a suit'that, if success- ful, the freight rate on pulp wood .in Minnesota about 75 per cent and cause the railways running into Dtiluth to pay an indemnity of about half a." million dollars, was opened at Duluth.- Heports that.Germany and France, dissatisfied with Hayti's payments of debts to their nations, were about to seize the -customs houses, when brought to 'the attention of Secretary Bryan brought out the statement that neither government has intimated any dissatisfaction :to the United States. THE ROYAL BANK OF CAN AD A INCORPORATED CapiMdPitdUp Retenre Fundt SAVINGS DEPARTMENT u initial depcnlt o( One Dollar. Interest is credited half jurlr. JOINT A9COUNTS cwurnlut. litlur tht lurviror) ouy optrett the account. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH! J. M. AITKIN, WMh Cufc ia the Ink YM Cu Boy to Advantage You knov how everything costs more you to buy on credit. Why not. practice self-denial a while If necessary, open a Savings Account in the Union Bank of Canada, and, vith the money In hand, buy at Cash prices The discounts will help to swell your bank balance, and you will have made a good start towards financial tndependenco. t' OF CANADA 3RASSY LAKE BRANCH LETHBRIDGE BRANCH B KING, Acting Manager G. R. Manager I The Standard Bank ESTABLISHED; 1873 OF CANADA Paid Up Capital and. Reserve Assets over thc pomt a market at board, is a city license commissioner. The death has occurred at Los An- geles, Cal.i at the age of 56, of John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caith- ness. He -was the 17th and suc- ceeded iJi-d891, his. father being an accountant-and bank manager in Ab- "erdeen, for' the 15th Earl left the Caithness; estates'-to a college friend. Nevertheless his son managed to have when.he died. The nobleman who has just died was occupied for many years carving out his fortune as a rancher In-Dakota. He is succeeded by a younger brother. the Kckstorm building, and that he had already made arrangements to to carry out the wishes of the people in this regard, it was further pointed out that the bylaw had as soon as it possibly could have been, and that it will be submitted as. soon as it possibly can, allowing time-for the necessary advertising. "A .HEAVEN-BORN FINANCIER" Robert Nimmbns assailed the'com- missioners for various things." He CONTINUED FROM' FRONT PAGE .had to be stopped-fdr being .Shortly after 3 o'clock, CoBsobobm one of the most experienced and mos renowned divers on this continent plunged over the side. Crawled Along the Plates Cossoboom landed on the grea steel-sheathed side of the shin, am crawling the rail, he .cllmbei over and hiing for a moment, ant then, he dropped. He had ivhite of tlie cabins just a shoi distance beneath hie feet, and on this slippery; surface his feet landed. H fairly well aft, and the long wa'i a dim gre> under tlie-water, seemed p; stretch interminably to the fore- iart of the ship.- Carefully watching lines and tubing which trailed up rom his helmet, he crawled along, Suddenly, just above his head be aiw something bumping against1 the rail of the ship, the rail that should be-perpendicular, but no'w; Was hori zontal. :He stood up and knew it in a moment for a body. A woman's hair streamed the-head into the "'still Watec. A; He managed .overJUe rail, and body'around after just a little farther on, another. Mark ing well its position, he gave the sig- nal, and in another moment was on his to the top, the gruesome weight held tightly in his Willing hands reached down and took .the body from Him as he reached the surface. He climbed up after it, and lay on the deck, exhausted. The undertaker, 'who was on board at onc'e prepared to embalm the body The doctor whom the expedition carries, had given Cossoboom restor- atives, and in about twenty minutes he was ready for another descent His helmet was screwed on, and the valves and tubes were, tested. Then over the side he went again. In. a few .minutes he ivas crawling along.the cabin-side again, 'Hfi.reacb ed the body, which was in some way open up. He asked for. water and j of government, but not in favor ,1 T V CU "le tllvill tYtlD 111 DUIllU VIA) form of gov- re3tiu allietjy.ia tho csrncr :te.mcj ernment would certainly he' a-failure in it-had been-in ev- ery other maintained, .'in winch it had trial. Among the other 'things charged-' up on the commissioners' debit side, was one contained in the statement that Commissioner Reid had promised at a former meeting, that the cars" on the Blue line would always be run with two men, and that the one-man car system would not affect North Lethbridge. This promise, he claim- ed, had been violated. .Mr. Nimmons was in favor of the recall, and favor of'the return to the aldermanic light free of charge, but this the city could not give. The commissioners had said that they would not inter- .fere with Mr.., Smith, and advised him to go ahead with his .market scheme, as. it-would-'give the -co-uncll. an opportunity to observe "whether or not the people 'really wanted the j market, and if 'would fur- nish a temporary market until the of recalling the commissioners at the present time. "The city is in a bad position he said, "and Mayor Hardie, as we is a Heaven-horn .financier, and is not going to burden jit; ..-with.'.any more debts. But the: commission form'of government is and a fraud it takes away the in.terest of our young men in public 'and council could prepare a bylaw provid- it will be a failure." Mr. Nimmons ing for the money to. build market a'so charged that Mr.-Reid had accommodations people had chosen. the site The results the fused to allow the streamers to be placed on the sides of the street cars, known. The city has nothing what-f ami that illayor Hardie had arranged ever to do with the present market. allow the same, thereby intending It is'simply a result of the agree- j t'o show that Mr. Reid did not kmny North Oerman Lloyd steamer between Mr. Smith and Mr. I bis business. Koenigin Luise and the Germain pass- enger steamer Cobra were in colli- sion near Hamburg yesterday. Both were damaged. The passengers wore landed sjifely. The stem of the Koe- nlgln was stove in and her foro peak was leaking.' The Cobra, which ia a small steamer of 412 tons belong- ing to" the 'line, was badly damaged amidships. The collision between the Koenlgln Luisc and Cobra occurred during tho regat- ta at Cuyhaven. Both vessels Imd on hoard number or people who liad gone out to watch tho regatta and a catastrophe wns narrowly avort- collision wan ao severe that several of the passengers of tho Cobra thrown to the dt-ok Eckstorm. The city pays out nothing and gets nothing, .except the benefit from the street car traffic and the electric _ light and water used, for which Mr. Smith pays the regular rate. BYLAW PROVK3 POSITION- 'It was also pointed" out that the commissioners have never hail any- thing else in their minds than to es- tablish a public market on the site chosen, and as directed by the rate- payers. This they cannot do until they have the necessary buildings, and the fact (hat they have prepared ami intend to at the earliest possible date, the bylaw mentioned, AN7Y MINER COULD DO BETTER Another ratepayer arose to remark that men could he found down in any. of the mines near the city, who could run the city better than the present commissioners. GOES AFTER THE HERALD REPORTESR' In making his masterly plea for the recall, Mr. English wound upIhy saying: "I see that tlie'Herald, .re- porter is here. No meeting of thifj association couid be complete with- out his presence, I also sec that he is taking notes on this meeting just when he 'or> words to thut he glanced over to seethe providing for buildings was j Herald reporter taking notes just at THAT GASSY STORY The only mention made of Cornmis- the be- anipli ihat the commissloners had not violated UK: people's decree nor ijj- norcd their wiiM. As an evidence'aioncr Gracr, tbat the councij flat always' intended who was oltwred tfcflt to b by- S .bv the deck and-the'cabin, wall.. Look- ing'around him, he'saw'that it would not be so very difficult to crawl along farther, and by-.crawling up on the ship's' side, make fast the 'mooring chain to the propeller. And so, leaving the- body for the moment, he scrambled along to'ward tlie stern. Soon he was down by the shaft, and a few. moments of expert working made the chain fast. Then ho care- fully went back for the body. .The body that be sought waa Just below him. He dropped and grasped it! The short hair told him that it was a man that he had found. The trousers confirmed this, and, without 'waiting to look at the white, still fuce, with a livid mark across the cheek, he started on his upward jour- noy. Diver Wag Exhausted en they helmet off, he gasped: "I -fastened a chain to the propeller." He could say no more., Ex- haustion overcame him, but he heard his chief, Weatherspoon, call out: work, old man." Truly the business of diving is strenuous, Tho man was wearing liia shirt, his trousers, and heavy grey woollen socks. It may be that his delay to put these few clothes cost him his life, it is more probable that lie was pulled down by the vessel She sank.'and In some manner was held to the deck. In his pocket were found several re- ceipts with the name Cressweil on them. Evidently they were made out in .Lethbridge, Alta. Hia body also was given over to the undertaker. All valuables and money, about five dol- lars, found on the man, were placed i scporate envelopes, and sealed, laptaln Kjcrland. took charge- of hese. The sun was dipping beyond the western .horizon 'when tho two ships, returned to their bertha at HimouskI wharf. Tenderly tho bodies, on rough itrptcbRrfl, mado by the'Rhfp'SiCurpon-; ;er, wore lifted to the wh.urf, and wore deposited in tho shed, 'where BO nany have Iain these last two weeks. o Everyone Wants The Most of The Best _______ The Least Every .good housewife wants the most of (he, hest menus of cooking for the least money, because she knows tliat Good Cooking means i Good Health In regard to the kilchen THE MOST of THE BFST for THE LEAST can onlj be obtained by the. use of Gas For Fuel Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat and Power Co., Ltd. Phono 1510 The Human Mind in Summer The human mind knows no summer languor It seeks to be interested, insttucled and infoimed as much in the season of midsummer heat as in the season, of Hie mind of man docs not change from month to month the season; nor does it go to sleep for months at a time- as does the bear In summer the mind is less prc-occupicd with cares than in the more strenuous months of social and busi- ness demands. In summer the is given at.other seasons to ollui interests is of ten tpv- en to the reatlirig' of. news- papers. In sn nmci ntwspnpec en- culahons often melcasc 101 then meij arnl women have more lime anil, dav- hght 101 leading The sumiiier Aiontlis, thin, ale choice months -lor-ad- to at- tcnlion to themselves and' their goods-, -to arouse in- UiLsl in pioMdp, and to .implant .de.sjres for what they 'selr, or-makc. Set Free While You Wait One Tire set free out of every set -on Tuesdays and Fridays c..: v--' is machine will set tires froirl to 3 ins. 'cl6.fil-st.ciass work. -Let' ivs show you. what -this machine can do. THE- Econcmica! Carrie Reap Dallat Hotel. T-. LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE Arrivo Depart _._ 4.35-'. 24.30.' 16.85''. Hat-Kootcnay....................v 4.25 4 Hat............. 1 Medtcino-.Ilat-Culga'ry (via. Aldei'Bydo) I4.0G 2 Calgary-Medicine Hat (via 13.40 9 (via Mncleod) 1730.' 8 Macleod) 'iS.26 lyjthbridge-Great Falls s.lQ -PflllfirLcthbrldfie Lothhrldge-Cardalua GardBton-Loblibrldgo i D.ty .JDjilIy. TratiiB 038 and 630 to umi rrem Mncleod only on' Sunday, ;