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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 191-1 THE LETHBttlDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN The Company With An Asset" Assurance of Gas in the Bow Island field with the strong probability of getting oil immediately under the gas and well selected holdings surrounding the Monarch weli-the only well up to date that has found black petroleum. CAPITAL NON-PERSONAL LIABILITY The holdings of the Company-12 well selected leases-have cost only one fourth of the capitalization-It is proposed to reserve as treasury stock to be used for future development to be voted by the SHAREHOLDERS. The Company will drill on its holdings at Bow Island and near the Monarch Well when sufficient stock has been subscribed. SHARES PAR VALUE NO PROMOTION STOCK ALLOTTED Subscribers to the first issue entitled to purchase as many Shares at par value when Oil in comrnerical quantities is struck as was pur- chased previous to the strike. p -------FOR PROSPECTUS CALL R. MELLIS 326 5th St. S. at Armstrong anidi Raworth Bros. Store, Lethbsridge E. W. LUCKHARDT Or Beattie Bros., Bow Island, Alberta Will Show This to be One ot the Strongest Companies Organized Information was laid by License Inspector Whittakcr this week which resulted in Dan Thibideau being sent for a six months1 visit to Macleod. While there, he will be a guest of the government, it having been proved be- fore. R. Christie, J. P., that Mr. Thibideau had been guilty of supply- ing liquor to an interdict. It is to he hoped that this sentence will be a lesson to others as the law in this respect has been broken much too fre- quently of late, and the police are de- termined to stamp It out. The concert and dance given under the auspices of the 1. 0. O. F. hand on Friday last was, as was expected, a decided success. In spite ot the dnwn-pour of rain the big ball was filled. Everyone was glad it was raining and everyone knew they would get the worth of -their money at the hall. The band has been putting in hours of hard practice and were a surprise and a delight to all. The program was quite a length and each number equally good. The only way the excellent..talertt to be fountf.'in our town is'Nto turni.out and hear them. It is always a surprise to strangers. And in addition to our own the bandsmen were most fortun- ate to have Mrs. Mont- real, who possesses a sweet soprano voice, and Mr. Logan from Spring Point, who Is equally blessed with a pleasing baritone on the program. The proceeds of .the entertainment arc to go toward paying for the uni- forms of the band. A fire broke out. in the basement ot the Waldorf hotel on Saturday about 3 a. m. Although most of the firemen had just retired after attending the 1. 0. 0. F. dance, their prompt re- sponse to the call prevented 'the blaze from doing much damage. The .23rd Alberta Rangers assem- bled in town on Monday and a com- pany of ahout 70 strong left on the Tuesday morning train; bound for camp at Calgary, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. McClelland, of Flshburn, spent the week-end in town. Quite a number of the gardens of Fishburn have been reported com- MEN'S CAPS 75o value at 45c 95c MEN'S STRAW HATS Value and at.. STIFF BRIM STRAW HATS Keg. for Saturday----... SPECIAL! SPECIAL! Great Variety ot MEN'S WORK SHIRTS Keg. for quick sale......85C We could lise a full page in description; however, we prefer offering many bargains and paying less in advertising your gain. COME IN AND LOOK BOUND M. GOODMAN THIRD AVENUE SOUTH. V plciely ruined, owing to drouth, frost- Just-ice, and Mrs. Swectnam, Mrs. Russell, Mr. and Mrs McKcnzic, of Kinnondale, are the guests of A. C. Sweetnam for a few weeks. Mrs. J. B. Kournier, of St. Leon- ard, N. B., arrived last iveek and' ex- pects to spend the, summer months .with Friends in town. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Scott arc vis- itors of Calgary this week, Owing to the absence of the Rev. Hiltis Wright, of -Knox church, the congregations or tho Methodist church and the Presbyterian are wor- shipping together, until his return, A largo congregation listened to an elo- quent sermon by the Rev. A. A. Lytlc on Sunday evening last.. The services on Sunday, June 21st will be held in 'the Presbyterian church in the morning, .and in the Methodist in the evening Anyone thinking of starting a col- SOME EXPLOSION THIS Witnesses at Quebec Con- firm Testimony of Offi- cer of Sunken Liner Quebec, June, Empress oE Ireland wreck inquiry opened today with explanation and apologies by C. lection of antique books, would do g. Haight, of counsel for the owners thc Storstad, which sank the Empress. He said that he has local telephone directories. If -there is a later edition than 1912 your re- porter has not seen it, and feels sure that a revised version would be "ap- preciated by the subscribers. Wllfeli oufc of the Inquest in connection with the death of the late William Lacii- rier, son ot Joseph Lachner, five miles south of Wllkie, supposed to have re- sulted from the accidental discharge of a shot gun In the hands of Robert Ferguson, an employee of Joseph Lachner, on. May 12 last, a charge of murder was preferred against Fergu- son, who wan since arrested and con- fined in Jail at Battlflford. The pre- liminary hearing took place here yes- terday 'before T. A, Dinslcy, J.P. Sev- eral witnesses gave evidence for the Crown. In summing up, Ernest Lay- cock, Crown submitted that sufficient evidence had been pro- duced to warrant the committment of accused to trial. The magistrate ire- served decision until tomorrow after- noon. not meant to imply yesterday that the Canadian Pacific Railway, own- ers of the Empress, has tried to spirit witnesses away. This was the impression made by Mr. Haight yes- terday when he placed on the stand James Galway, a quartermaster ot the Empress, who testified that the ship's steering gear ..was defective. Gal way had told him, he said, that ho was ahout to be sent to England. Percy Hillhouse, of the Fairucld Shipbuilding yard oE Glasgow, where Empress was constructed, tcsti- ,___ that the ship was carrying boats to accommodate three hdndred more people than she had on board at the time she sank. The bulkhead extended NOTED ACTOR DEAD Brandon Author of "Charley's Toured America Jjpndon, June Thomas, actor and playwright, died-here to- day, aged 58. He was best.known as tho fiuthor nf "OhnrleyV Aunt." Mr, Thomas had n successful career on tho singe for twenty-eight years. He toured America in ami wrote ninny comedies, and was the author of songs- all through the ship to the upper deck, he said, and with even the two large compartments in the middle filled, sho would have floated. Water must have got in somewhere else. Captain Staunton, life-saving sup- erintendent of the Canadian Pacific, said that, the Empress lite-boats, belts and other equipment had been tested at Quebec on May 25, and found to he in perfect condition. Lord Mersey said that he had heard it suggested that bodies were found with the lielts or. but ivit-b the heads under water. Captain Staunton replied that the belts would keep the heads above water if put. on right. He could not say if the passengers had been in- structed hou- to put the belts on. There were clear instructions with each belt, however. Lord Mersey re- marked that he did not believe pass- engers ever read them. EMPRESS STEERING) BADLY Odin Sabio, second male of the steamship Aldcn, testified that when the Empress passed his ship on tho St. Lawrence shortly before the fat- al collision with the collier Storstad, he noticed that the Empress was steering badly, and had to port his helm to avoid her. This testimony was introduced by counsel for the Storstad owners in corroboratiou of the testimony yesterday by James (ralway, the quartermaster on the Empress, who said tlie vessel's steer- ing gear was defective. "Wore you afraid of a collision Sahje was asked. "I was going to call the said the witness. He added that tho "ruiii'ioo liau pctviscd oa the I half a mile away. Hans Olveren, another sailor on the Sabje. Liddel was {.hen cross-examined about tho steering gear of the Em- press. STEEHINQ QEAK OUT OF ORDER Lord Mersey asked the attorney "Arc you suggesting, Mr. Haight, Thirty Thousand Sticks Dynamite "Moved Tons Slate Allentown, Pa., June town was shaken last night by a great -blast, when thirty thousand sticks of dynamite, buried 105 feot deep in twenty-eight holes, loosened at least tons of slate rocK. The Mast was a test or a new 'instantaneous fuse with.a speed of leet a sec- ond. It is said to have been the first time it has been used in the United States, it having been heretofore em: ployed principally in submarine work anil at Panarua. SIR JOHN HILL FOUND DEAD IN BEO London, June John. Edward. Gray Hill, a nephew ot tte late Sir Rowland Hill, postal reformer, was round dead in bts bed at home this morning. Sir John, who was 75 years old. was an authority on mari- time law. 20 Years' Reputation Back of RIBBON TEA Noxl, Week Miss -Olive Richards (I That means high quality ail the time and explains why the demand keeps on increasing. YOU try It. Semi this Advertisement with 25 cents to Blue Ribbon, Limited Winnipeg, for the Blue Ribbon Cook Book. The best cook book lor use In Western Canada. Write name and addreM plainly. HEINZE 'DYING New York, N.Y., June F. August iHolnze, the copper magnate from -Montana, is dying hero. ORCHESTRA TO-NIGHT, from to 11 Enjoy Your Ice Cream while Listening to the MUSK All the Fresh Fruits on the market INTERNATIONAL CAFE ;