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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1911 NUMBER 159, MACLEOD MOUNTIES AFTER MURDERERS IN FROZEN NORTH Constables Kennedy and Ward of Macleod Division Picked by Inspector Beyte to Accompany Him into Bleak Wastes After Esquimaux Who Made Way With Radford PERILOUS JOURNEY WILL TAKJE THREE YEARS Attempt on Life of Czar and the Royal Family Macleod, 'Alta., June and without more than a handclasp and a word of farewell to their comradoi, two of members of the Mounted .Police at Maclfod departed this week to lake part In one' of the most perilous expeditions that has been conducted in Canada during the1 whole course of its history. The object of the trip, which Is of three years' duration, supplies, and equipment having been taken for that time, Is to search the Arctic for the bodies ot Radford and, Street, two engin- eers arid explorers, who went in- to that region three years ago, and who are reported to have been murdered by the Esquimaux. Inspector .Beyte of Regina, is to havs charge of the expedition, and numbered with those in his command will be Constable Ken- nedy of Macleod, a former lieur tenant in the British who will have charge of the .police packet, and. Constable Ward of Maclsod. Both men are well known here and the wishes of the townspeople, accompany them in the lengthy undertaking, than which no more arduous or peril- ous has ever been attempted by the police. The patrol will com- mence their investigations .near Chesterfield Inlet, and will cover the bleakest country in Canada, patrolling, in their three year's absence, thousands of miles of waste lands. Several Changes Being Made in Posit- ion Disprasid With EMERGENCY EXITS SOON One-man cars will be in operation all our the tomorrow morning, according to tho dictate of the -liua plebiscite vote lost moatB The qiieillon of n t jet been settled il though Xomniiwioner hinted that, he ivoulii, make no alteration in tat decision, and it is likch that the first draft o! employees stand in spite ot re-engaged. made yesterday by two men let out. The positiori.'.of insjiector has been away with, .and-Mr. Covcll has nude s-mor mptorm-ui and will operate one of the cars Ml adici tisemcnts for cars will be received it the car barns', Where the payments for them will; also be accepted. As the Red Line' is responsible for psr of the lIU deficit com inencing withfJune I'Hh onh one car Mill tc put on the lied 1 me and will j un to 'the' loop on 'a 32 minute sche iKlcl This car will leave C. P. R. dspot o'clock. As. the White Line is responsible for S3 per of the- 10H deficit, com- mencing. AVith' June liith, there will he one regular car 0117the White Line j and one. extra will, run during the from Recall Committee Wants OW Form of Civic Government Back Again OVER 300 PETITIONERS IfTthe recall faction has-its way llie city of Lethbridge will abandoi commission form of government; auc go back- -to thK.''aldermanic. council That lsftne" At of.the recall com' mlttee'lV'hc' Trades and Labor Hal last night, it was decided to put out a petition to initiate such a movement The committee.believes "it can secure- enough signatures to force a vote ou the question. Six ot the seven petitions for re call, which have been 'circulating were turned in 'last night, with the result that there are 305 signatures for the.recall of Mayor Hardie, 285 foi Commissioner Grace, and'-95 for Com- missioner Reid, i There is some 'trou ble over the signatures obtained on Sunday, and the committee decided to send out new .petitions for these voters to that there-.will be no Question as to, their legality. The number affected is '12S. The committee Is endeavoring to To Extent of Many Thous- ands Figure in Flemm- ing Enquiry THE LUMliii DUG UP St. Jotin.'N.B., June evidence, irr.which the name of the Premier appeared for the first time in collectors of .tile campaign given today by J. Wilkiir'Brahk'ley, the man who handl- ed the nlpliey. Mr. Brankley is the general manager of the Miraniichi Lumber Co, and at the request 'of W. Berlin, June attempt was n Beiry had consented to act as made near Tschudovp, Russia treasurer of the funds, to blow up the Russian Imperial i silence tn the court room was in- trairi carrying the Emperor of Hub tensp as took the witness sia and his family. 'along In Bis ator to the meeting at According to despatches Irom St Petersburg a bomb was found on the track. A postal train, which was preced- ing the Imperial train as a pilot struck the bomb and. caused it to explode. Many of the'coaches of the mail train were shattered and eral persons injured: Barker House in Frederlcton, when he taker up to the room of Premier Klemfcjlng by W. H. Berry. There he r introduced to E. R. Teed of Woodstock and the Premier. One coiild'.have beard a pin drop as Mr. Carvell-asked question after ques- ttion concerning the Premier's pres- The. Emperor and his familj on the Imperial train passed the spot a few minutes later and arrived at Tsar- skoe Selo without further incident. They were on the way from Kishinev on the return journey from their re cent visit to, King. Charles of Rou- mania at Kuslcndje. i the said Mr and then he went to the door to the room. Turn ing to me he said Anything that Mr Bern te IB vou about this man cating Mr leed) IB all right.'" The importance of Mr. Brankley's evidence nas anticipated, and there was a stir in the courtroom as the name was called He said that his companv was a subsidiary of the In ternational Pulp t Paper Co. lork and that Mr Stearns of Port land Me president. When Berrj approached him foi Hon. Louis Coderre Exhorts French-Congress to Ltarn Englisrf, COLONIZATION EFFORTS set as many signatures to the' peti- tion to reca ayor Hardie as tne mayor had votes at the elections in petitions published in the Her- December. following .hours k. to k.; from'i'fiiOS k. lo k. The the cprner ot Arc... arifi 5th St. at .the .above hours ami the schedule will be eight minutes.- Outside of ;the abov'B liours '1he soheiiiile .will, be sixteen minutus. The! Blue and' Orange cars will ie- inain as at present: As each car has been changed for nne-man' operation, certain conditions have developed.' These are gradually dealt' with and. improvements iiiade. For instance, a hand mil has been provided inside the car as to enable'the passengers to support themselves as car starts also seats in the rear vestibule and vari- ol 8 little details to improve travcl- Vng conditions. These will be added- the cars as opportunity ;-re- fcents.. The work on the emergency exit is now under way, and will lie completed in a short time, but I lie folding steps will taks some time yet. EMPRESS DEAD AT FERNIE Funeral Held Yeiterday Afternoon of Mn. Morten, One of the Victlmi Fernic, R.C., June Sprustori arrived this morning from Quebec -wit" :the-remains of his sis: Mrs. was drowned in the wreck of the Empress of Ire- land. ..The funeral will be from the MetnodUt church'at 3.30 p.m. today, to 'St., Margaret's cemetery. A spe- cial train "w.ivi Creek at 3.00 ald yesterday were the exact dupli- cates nf those 'being circulated, ac- cording" to the admission of one of the members of the recall committee. EDMONTON' BRICKLAYERS CO .OUT. ON STRIKE tho members, 6t Bricklayers' Union went oijt ,on strike yesterday for wages. Z. Skousoh Loses His Case Against Raymond Town The action of N. Skolison against the Town Council, of Kay- mond, tried before .ludge Jackson at District Court, was dismissed. This was a claim for for salary due in lien of notice. In August, Skouson was ap- pointed town marshal] .and. public supervisor by the council. He held of- fice'from Sent. 1st, 1913, to'March 1st, 1914. Ou February 5th, 19H, the council passed' a .resolution dismiss- ing all same to take cf- Prlrice Albert, Sask., June Luis Coderre addressed the congress of French-speaking Canadians al.some length last night. He urged stronglj; the preservation of the French lan- guage, and said that British subjects speaking their motlier. tongue of French should be prepared to make some little sacrifices. While they pre- ferred the French, they should also learn English. They would benefit both Canada and themselves. He ex- horted his .bearers to be loyal to firi- lish Institutions. He advocated co-op- eration between the French and Eng- lish. The report of the Saskatchewan as- sociation showed 1277 members and fifty local brandies. Rev. Father Brosseau, A. Seviguay, H. Aehim, M.P., also spoke, as well as Hon. W. F. A. Turgeon, atr torney-Reneral of Saskatchewan. Several speaker's were heard on, colonization question, and all favored colonization efforts. mouej for a campaign fund, be said that he could do nothing-without con suiting Air Stearns As both he and had Fort land Berry met with a flat .rcfusa and leturned without a dollar. after this Bern had asked the witnes to'actas'treasurer.of the fund and he consented. Berry said that he. w arrive from California. It is correct that Sigur will drill two wells in the Sweet Grass district, but one of the holes will be on tho Montana side, o! the line. This information was given to tho Herald this morning by Col. V. M. Backus, a joint promoter with Ira E, Segur. Col. Uackus is very'optimis- t-ic over Hie prospecls east of Coutts. He has been over ground himself, ami through his long association with Mr. Scgur is in a position, to know something ahout oil indications. He is certain that an. anticline, ex- ists in this field, running aorth from the Sweet- Grass kills tpirard Bow Island. A large number of local men have leases in the vicinity of the proposed Segur well and many been down over the ground. Several leases, have been sold 'for good prices, and there seems to he a demand for the same among the Cal- gary promoters, who have a desire to get in on holdings in all the promis- ing fields. The same is true of the. irastTO-w actlcally general ram "i ____ ilm nrriva of machinery. summed up, showed that the members are counting on and better fair than ever. Applications for space in the main building arc coming to hand in such! :he past twenty-four hours has bee most opportune. The weather throughout the Canad- ian prairie west was mostly very warm, yesterday, more especially in Southern Alberta, but during the night turned quite cool and cloudy, with promise of further moisture. ,n I tion as to where room will be found Three Russian Murderers to Hang at Macleod Calgary, Alta., June Sokoloff, Max Manelik and Joe Smith, Russians, were late last night found guilty of the murder of Paymaster John Wilson, at tne ExBhaw ciment plant on May 22. They were sentenced1 to hang at Macteod on August 26. The condemned men put for- ward the plea that the murder was not premediated, but that, in holding.'up Wllaon and robbing him of'the Sokol- off's gun discharged accidentally. to accommodate them all. Entries for whole, carloads of live slock are coming in from exhibitors who have never shown here before, hut who intend exhibiting this year. (he arrival of machinery. The filing on land in a steady strcamat the land office, and tlie choices are pretty well scattered. The news that the Monarch had, struck oil .spread like wildfire The main dining room, under the this morning, and the prjces for stock advanced at a rapid rate. Blackhurne and company grand -stand will again this year be in the hands of. the Kaymond __j _. and they promise to serve a full- j ceived authentic information from J. Hedged Raymond meal, which is guar- j Manwaring, a member of the Cal- antee enough that at 50 cents it will gury exchange, that mack crude oil in commercial quantities had .been en- countered in this well at a depth of 808 feet. Buying at that office was heavy, and Prudential went off the make the high cost-of-Iiving look like thinp of the past. The local hands from the three towns mentioned will be in, and the grand stand will be so arranged that the people of each town will occupy the same section. Wednesday, July sth will be South- ern Alberta Day. and arrangements have been made for special trains on a larger scale than ever before. Sin- gle fares have been secured arid the R. are making 'a 'special effort TODAY'S STORY OF EMPRESS IN- QUIRY ON PAGE 3 WANT London, OFFICIAL LISTING June London Stock Exchange has been asked for an official 'quotation for the city of Toronto -I per cent, debentures and the Toronto Power debentures, t STEAMER BUEUOW ASHORE W.eymonth, England, June steamship Buelow, of the China 'Mne of the North German Lloyd, wont ashore today during a fog, near. Myrtle Bene, lo the west of Portland. The Buplqw, n vessel' of FiOiU tons net, sailed.; from. Yokohama- May 2- for Hamburg. market this morning. to provide siilh'cient fur all -the people. accommodation LETHBRIDGE MAN ARRESTED Taken at Fernle on Charge of Fraud- ulently Obtaining Credit Ferule, B.C., June North- west Mounted Police constable arriv- ed .liore yesterday warrant for the nrrest of Harry Cosman, charged with fraudulently obtaining credit from the Alberta Trading Co.. of .Loth- bridge. The prisoner and escort left for Lethbridge on tlie evening train. There are a number of .others im- plicated, and further arrests will bo made In connection with the mattes. KING AND QUEEN MAY TOUR CANADA Ont., June special cable from' London to- day says: "The King, accompanied by the Queen, may tour their col- onial possessions, in the. ant- umn of 1915.. If'the plan is. carried out will start the autumn of next year and go .by way of the East and home through tlie Pftclflc to Vancouver, thence through Canada." is known here officially con-. is, Icnlwn here officially con- cerning the' reported visit of. .their Majesties to Spilth Africa and Australia. ;