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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE Did you ever try The New Restaurant FOB THE Best 25c Meal THE CITY. TRY IT ONCE Commercial Oyster and Chop House 2 doors from Lethbrldge Hotel MARKETS The News of Another Strike was, as predicted, flashed over our wire this morning- There is still time to buy some good snaps, but DON'T MONKEY WITH THE SITUATION. QUICK ACTION IS WORTH GOLD. WE CAN GIVE YOU THE LOWEST MARKET PRICES! THE WESTERN STOCK EXCHANGE Phone 690 THURSDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, June and closing -prices on- the grain exchanges -today were closc 'July Oct...................: 841 94S 3IIJ FlSii- 1.40} .1.40 Oct'...........................'.- Dec............................ 1-4-0 WINNIPEG .CASH PRICES Spring Wheat- No. 1 Nor. 311 No. -3 'Nor. 30 Oats- No- 2'C. W................. 39 No'. 3 C. W.................. -M? ,N0. 3..'...... 54 No. 4 524 No. 1 N. W. 'C........... 1.391 -No. 2 C. W..T............... 1.38-1- MINNEAPOLIS Open Close 'July 87! 87-i- .Scp't.................. S2J 82J Dec........., 831 SH CHICAGO ''.Inly 82J 83 Slj 8l{ 83J .'84 Sensational Evidence by Quarter Master Golway of Sunken Ship Western Stock Exchange Private Leased Open Liberia Petroleum .10 Black Diamond....- 1.80 Black Diamond No. 2. 2.00 Dingraan.. 00.00 Dome.............. {Federal.-.' -SO .Fidelity........... .20 Hole Wbollard.. .12 Monarch.......... 45.00 Okotolis........... .15 Ottawa Pet........ 4.00 .-S 1-50 P. -25 Stokes-Slepuens.....35 Sunhflpm., .13 -M United.. 17.50 Can. 6.00 "West. Pet.......... -IS West. Pac...... "--0 Over Close .15 5.50 2.25 90.00 .00 .71! .12V4 TiO.OO H. .28 2.00 22 .35 .1214 17.00 5.00 .IS 2.20 Quebec; June S. Halght, of counsel (or the owners of llic Collier which rammed and sank the steamship Empress of Ireland in the St. Lawrence rivr.r, with the loss or more than a thousand lives today, jt-arllecl the commission, -which is in- vestigating the disaster, with a statement that words had reached him thai-on the night of the disas- ter the steering gear oi the Em- press was disabled. He had. been so informed, he said, by Quartermaster Gorway, of the Empress about, to de- part lor, linRland. Lord Mersey, chairman oi the court oi inquiry, immediately took a hand in the proceedings and.it was. stated that Golway would be called as a witness this afternoon. PASSENGER A WITNliBO The commission that is investigat- ing the loss of the. Empress of Ire- land called as'a -witness today George Smart, a passenger on the wrecked steamship. Smart confirmed Captain Kenda.l s assertion that the Empress was standing still or practically station- ary at the time pi the collision. He sairl -that he ivas awakened by the shpck of: the collision and that, when he put his head out of his port- hole, he saw the Storstad dose at hand and at -right angles to the hull.of the Empress. The-impact of the collision, he said, was nr.1 se- vere, John W. Black, a second cabin pass- enger on the testified brici- ly. Then' Lord Mersey ruled that it would be oi no value to examine any more, passengers. ENGINEER'S. TESTIMONY Robert Henry Bccnnan, second engi- neer on the Empress, gave an account of the signals received by telegraph rom the Bridge. He said soon alter caving Father Point they were or- dered lull speed ahead. This order was carried out. Then they received orders to slop and go full speed aslt'.rn. The two commands came al- most simultaneously. The ship had iieen going astern for three minutes when they were ordered to slop. The impact, occurred about four or five minutes afterwards. He said there was no lack ot discipline up to the lime Ihe ship was abandoned Al- most immediately aiter the impact there was a rush of water into the sloke-hold. An order was given to close all waier tight bulkheads im- mediately the water appeared and us far as he could see this order was carried out successfully. "When did the engineers leave engine room "When Ihc lights went out. Every- body stayed Lhcre until there was nothing more to he done." The -witness admitted that it takes about an hour to gather full speed from .a dead sLop. The throttle had never been, thrown '.vide open aiter leaving Father Point, he said, as the ship had not gained sufficient head- way .to.permit it. Lord Liddcll, sr., third engineer oi the Empress, who bad charge of Lhe engines on the starboard side of the ship, corroborate! the testimony of Brennan regarding" the orders. MAIL STORM AT KINDERSLEY KIndersley. Sask., June ter- ritrte hall and wind storm swept over this district, doing much damage to wheat and breaking many windows. The grand stand in town was carried a. hundred yards and demolished..The lail covered 'a'Btrelch about fifteen miles wide, and it cannot be ascer- lained ho'w long. The country between Palrmount and Klaxcombe suffered the worst. Many chicken were killed. One man, four miles north o[ town, lost 150. FIRE AT DEER FIELD Deer Field, Jinn., June bush fire, 'which started two miles north of here on Tuesday morning, fanned by a strong wind, swept through the house and farm buildings of T. C. Jlof- fatt, causing damage .estimated at ?2.- 000. The Canadian Northern section gang joined with the men, women and children (if Iho district In. fighting back the flames from the buildings of other farmers, and though the fire- is sllll burning today, it is under con- trol. "THE SHEPHERD, OF THE HILLS" COMING TO SHERMAN Harold Bell Wright's most popular novel, "Tile Shepherd of the of which a million copies have been sold, hua been made into a play by its author, witil-lhe assistance ot Bls- b'cry'W. Reynolds. The first nrcduc- lion of this ploy in this city will take place at the Sherman on Tuesday, June 23, -irhere.it plays an engage- ment of two nights and a special Wed- nesday matinee, L The play a true liar ratlve of Ihe humble dwellings or the Ozarks. It touches all the emotions, and its influence is wholesome and helpful, notwithstand- ing several rough characters that fig- ure more or less prominently. The shepherd ot story is a cultured and rough atraiujer, who comes into the hills, glad to escape from the van- ities and conventionalities to which .he has been accustomed. There is a flock needing a shepherd, and he thankfully accepts the lowly occupa tlon of a sheep tender, but soon be CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Notice to the Public As the En trance .and Exit of the Street Curs is now in the front, end of the car. the cars must stop at lie near side of any in- .crsec-ting street in order o avoid blocking that street: that is the car must stop before crossing any intersceting street. Will you kindly remember this and help, the service '.by being on the right side of the street when you to get on ,the cars. MEXICAN CHAMBER TO DI3CUSS PEACE Mexico City. Mexico, June :otfleers ot ihe Mexican government stated .itoday that. matters oC great Importance to the Republic would ho discussed at the extra session ci the Chamber of Deputies, which would re- In a complete restoration of peace. Aromatic Schiedam Schnapps (HOLLANDS r f the most healthful spirit ob- tainable, and the very best for general use. As a pick-me-up tonic and diges- tive Schnipps is bpportunt, exercising Ihe moBl beneficial effect upon the liver, kidneys ind other organs. Distributors HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY. Grinds His Own Flour A.REID COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC UTILITIES But you don't have to buy a mil! and go to nil the trouble of grinding your flour. In GRAPE-NUTS TO-MORROW SeetheCalifornian Oil Fields Two big reels telling a gripping story of the oil fields I you hav; a far more perfect food than bread. to eat from the package, and In Grapc-Nut. on. all the nutrlm.nl of whole wh.it plu, emir, barley mineral phosphates of these Drains, so ewentljl for proper balance ol body, bnln jHng .M ihe vital nerves. Grape-Mul.. because of long skillful baKIng, diocsts easily and in about one hour: while bread i-cqulrcj about hours. A. ration of with regular meala noes a long toward putting one "to rights." "There's a Reason" sold by .Growers everywhere. CANADIAN POSTUM CEREAL CO., LTD., WINDSOR, ONT. comes shepherd of a human flock, the big-hearted mountaineers, their lam- llles and all who need a friend and advisor. Among his most devoted fol- lowers are Old Mat and Young Mat, the giants of Lhe bille; Sammy Lane, glorious in the beauly of young wo- and Poor. Pole, a deranged lad. who understands Iho voice o[ na- ture, and sees what others cannot see. There is a mystery of the hills that often terrifies, but at- the last the sol- ution is brought about by Pete and the shepherd, and it is the latter who Is moat deeply afflicted and concern ed. It Is hardly necessary lo add that a retty romance is woven into the hu mor. pathos and tragedy, for the plai throughout Is one of human inlerest with a conclusion that Is satisfactory lo Young Mat, auo, of course, to Ihe auditor. Messrs. Gaskill and MacVilly, the producers, have the play k su b scenic mounting and a. cast thai las ocen carefully selected for 113 fitness (o each type. Seats are now ou sale at the uox off i co. THE OIL FIELDS SHOWN AT STARLAND 16 IL- esting and hest. motio'n. picture drama ever offered in is lo he offered at SUrland lomorrow. "Tha Widow's Inveslment" 13 Iho title of tills Intensely interesting .drama of modern industry in some oi -the most picturesque sweeps of Iho great oil fields in California. The films aro rich In susgesllon for the develop- ment of our natural resources and are very impressive. Although this is one of the most timely and cosily films In the mov- ing picture world, the policy of Star- land will not niter tomorrow ilurlns the showing of this remarkable feat- ure, Ihe admission prices remaining as usual: Adults, 16 cents; children, 10 cents. BIJOU OPEN AGAIN The BIJou Theatre has been secur- ed by V. P. who will run the Famous Player features every Friday and Saturday. The romantic drama "The Pride o'f Jennico" Is lliu .bill for this week. There are thrilling skua- ilons In this foiir-uart subject, also rirj.mntlc situations which derive their strenRlh from the art of Iho actors us well as from the skill of tlioao who hoyti transferred to the screen -the story of Ihc original writ- era. All the exterior scenes were tak- en In Cuhn, and wp.rn selecletl with a view lo the Interiors aro true to tho ucrlod ot llio piny. Friday THE BIJOU Saturday Daniel Frohman presents "The Pride of Jennico" By the Famous Players EMPRESS-TONIGHT "ALL FOB HIS SAKE" 'His Lordship Billy Smoke" SOCIETY DRAMA- TWO PARTS' VITAGP.APH I COMEDY "Makes You Laugh for 1000 Feet- Dwefi the Same Thing. And "THE HERMIT'S ROSE" ATM OF FEATURES AT THE. EMPRESS Features galore are in store .for the patrons of Lhe Empress. On. Monday jnd Tuesday nexl, adventure will be here. This is the seventh In the series that lins-nt- .racled ao much .attention, and is 'nlly up to the standard of all the others. One week from Monday and Tues- day will he shown Thomas Bailey Alti- fnuious story "Juclth of Beth- ulla." This feature by. ihe.BloBraph Ho., was produced by' permission ot Hougllton Mlfnlu and is a true dramatization of the story by Ihia well-known author. It ranks aa an achievement all over the world, and cnrrles a signal and Imperative message. Here Is a bit of good news for those who did not get lo soe last night's programme, which is shown, again to- day: 'All For His nn Edison drama, eclipses anything ot this stylo ever shown'In Lethbrldge.. H Is a gripping society'drama. In two parti. "His Lordship 'Billy Smoke" Is a scream nil the way an every Vltngraph comedy does, II makes one laugh for a thousand foel. "Tlllio'a Nlgnlmare" is -another com- edy In one laugh; "The Hermit's Ruse" completes Ibis extra special hill of features, lo bo seen for the last time tonight. I Sherman Theatre; 2 Commencing Tues. June 23rd Gertrude Ritchie in dramatization of Eliberately Mounted Production i SPECIAL MATINEE WEDNESDAY 75c and Mnlinee SOc. Tonight; KEYSTONE ;