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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE THREE MARKETS THURSDAY'S BRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, June 25, The wheul marktit opened ior July anil Jc. lower (or 'October and declined a further Jc.; on July 'and Jo. on Oc- Itolier. TThe market generally was hoavy, ijut ,at noon had advanced to opanihg Points, the tone iieir.K ilrra- pr. December opened lute at -He. un- yraienlayis' close. Closing prices were down for all -nionthE. "cash! 'demand gooil (or all graces, tnit offerings wore extremely light. Durinz; iho previous two or 1hrce days' spot-. .grains were well oui. and offerings now depend unc) ic.sijections. Export- ers buying, but not largely. The weather map shows beneficial have occurred in southern AI- 'belta where 'moisture was wanted. Li-Jit rains were recorded at a few j points in Manitoba and Saskatehe- Cash wheat closed.; lower for contract grades cash oats to.jjc, firmer cash flax elon- )c. higher. and' cash barley closed higher to'.ic. .'lower.- Total., numiier' .of ears inspected 309, as against- 203 'last 3-ear. Liverpool eablcs- opened un- changed' to jd. lower and closed Id. fd..down; European cables were steady 'to higher generally. Paris closed unchanged to lc low- er; Rlldapesth IB up, and Antwerp unchanged. INTERESTED IN OILDEEOPffiNlAllEEIGI Undoubtedly there are some good grazing lands In the Grass liilla. that jiorticn at the country lias pro- duced Its share or livestock for many years, there Is not a man living who would deny the Calgary Al- bertan's assertion tlmt "some of the land, filed on is grazing land." 'July OH! .MAHKIOTS Open "Oats-, Oct. Flax-' 'July Oct'. Nov. Bee Close Sflj 818 30 J 36J I.3B; 1.43} 1.43? 1.431 CASH -PRICES Xo. I Nor................... Ko. 2 Nor. -Nn. 2 C. S.'o. 3iCV No. 3 .......................i... NP. 4 JS'o. -1 N. W. C........... Ko. 2 C. Hut is authority for the following, which testifies beyond dis- pute, that, there 'HIG also some good oil lands .in tills same "Senator I-'red A. whiteslde, a pro- miMiit capitalist of Kalisijell, Mont., IH expected to arrive In the city this morning. Senator Whitcsido is asso- ciated with iMcCutcheon Bros, of Cal- gary. Howard. Conrad Price of .Great Falls, and other .Montana men of means, in an oil company which'will have large holdings on cither side of the International and which is 'now in pro'cess of organlm-1 Spate of tlie ebmpany.'s; holdings tlie neighborhood of tlle'Sweet Grass of_tlie a large tract of land has :been acquired for it In the Plncher Creek district." Tlmt these men 'will come to Al- berta, to helj) develop the petroleum industry, and that the first object of their operations should be in the dis- trict condemned by tha Albertan, IB proof positive that the land referred to will stand the most rigid -inspection and that there are liko'iy oil-bearing lauds under the leases ridiculed by the Calgary paper. Some of the biggest intercuts in the oil game today are now ready to drill in the Sweet Grass country ou both Bides of the line, and the statements of these men go to show that they consider their leases as valuable as any in the Calgary-Okotoks field. Dowllng Coming D. U. IJow'Hng of the Dominion Geo- logical survey, left Calgary this morn- and it is reported that he will make a survey of the Brooks field he- fore departing for tjie Sweet Grass country, where he expects to meet a detail of geologists connected "with the United States geological survey, to look up pre-historic deposits along the border, east of Coutts and Sweet Grass. BERRY HAS SKIPPED THE Man Wanted on Flemminng Charges Leaves N. B. and Holds Up Case 88J St. John, N.'B., June Hal Brown, president and general man- ager of the Prudential Trust com- pany of Montreal, was again on the witness stand this morning, and for three hours gave evidence of dis- bursements in connection with the St. John Valley Hallway. When the '.Inly Sept....... Dec.......... MINNEAPOLIS .in i snj; 'Julv Sept. Dec'. OHieACiO, 78; 78 J 813 jHy Private Leased Stock Open Acme .......................21 Black Diamond 6.50 Christie ...................07 80.00 Federal rilbllty U. E.........'. H'llc Woollard'... 'Monarch lix. Div. Jlonarch inquiry opened its session, Mr. .Car- veil asked the commissioners for .a definite decision .as to when tiro tim- ber charges would be resumed. He suggested further., adjournment to which .Mr. Fowler objected. li, 'avas, he said, up to Mr. Carvel! to con- tinue that division of the case to a conclusion. "We all know why the case cannot 'he said ,Mr. 'Cafvell. ".Mr. Berry, the most i portaiit witness, left province after the investigation opened. They hoped to get liim back and had by no means exhausted .their re- sources. The judges decided to press tile rail- way case to a conclusion. Mr. Carvell sought to show that a loan of made by the Pru- dential to the Quebec and, St. John Construction company -was of a per- sonal nature. Mr. Brown contended, however, that it was made to the. Close I company anil secured 'by their 21 Western Oliotoks I'PP. Prudential S. S............: Trenton................ Southern Alia T'nited Tnion Pacific Wes. Can. Div. Western Pacific .H8 .18 .68 .101 21.00" .22 .27 1.3? .42 .19 8.00 16.75 .20 li.75 .07 80.00 .58 .m .10" 21.00 40.00 .204 1.28 .43 .in S.OO 17.25 .iS .40 50 2.50 _____ '5 OULR BHOOKHALL CABLE pressure was in evidence at the opening, which reflected in a decline of to 34 d., and this was due to larger offers of winter, and freer Indluii offers; de- cline In Buenos Ayres, and favorable Argentine crop, prospects. During the morning there was an additional de- cline of J4tl. Cargoes niore' freely o'fered, and the continued condition for the Canadian harvesting, is iniiuenc- ins sentiment. midday.there was some re- action In values, with shorts covering In apprehension here, that American farmers will not sell, freely at', pre- Bent -li-ice's. notes and other securities. Mr. Markey, of the Prudential Trust company, objected to diselos- ing the affairs of a customer such as i the St. John and Quebec ROBERT H. SKELTON Manager of the Ontario Sewer Pipe Company and ex-reeve of Miniico, Who was stricken with hemmorhage of the brain .and died. 1-ece.utly. Construe- 1 lion Co. Their trust- was as secure Calgary, Alia., June 25. Three hundred miners in the Brazeau Col- lieries Ltd., at N'onlcgg, Alberta, are on strike owing to the fact that the j company will not meet their demands as Hie confidences'.of a client to iin-the "laU" wages' T1'e trouble lawyer or a patient and his originated out of the fact that, when in, April of this year, 'the miners or- ganized untler thc United Mine Work- ers of America the district officers had come here voluntarily .to give Itrom were "nallle to tfc I company lo sign an agreement. physi- cian. They had nothing to conceal, he said, for there had been no dishon- esty in the handling of funds. They MOUNT ROYAL COLLEGE, CALGARY A High ClMl Residential and Ony College for Boys and Young Men, and Young Women OPENING OF FALL TERM, TUESDAY, SEPT. 9th, 1914. BUSINESS CLASSES: Bookkeeping, Stenography, Account- ancy, Typewriting, etc. MUSIC: Full Conservatory Course. Vocal, Instrumental and Theory. ACADEMIC: Public anil High School Grades, Preparation for the University and Teachers. Ladles College course for Girls. French Conversation Classes. FINE China Painting Water Colors. Leather Work, etc. EXPRESSION AND PHYSICAL CULTURE: Dramatic Art, Public Speaking, Household. Science. For full Information and Calendar apply to REV. GEORGE W. KERBY, D.D., Principal. For the Bride No gift it more acceptatlel thtnbeautlful.durable silver- ware, that is the'origintl It is I "Sihir Tlate that Wears" Made in the heaviest grade of plate, and ranks first in quality.. SMASH John B. Claflin, One of Largest Dry Goods Firms in the _ States Goes Under New York, June vast Claf- lin tlry gooiis .enterprise collapsed to-Jav ivitli the appointment of re- ceivers in New for the whole- sale house of the 11. li. Claflin Co., anil the announcement that nearly retail stores throughout the countn would be closed. The liabil- ities of the firm are at the assets at inorf Over-extended credit caus ed the failure, the largest of Its kind ,n history of the country. Though alliiiated with the bankrupt firm through stock control, the Un- ited Dry Goods company and Associ- ated Merchants company, together with their stores iii New York and elsewhere were not involved in the failure. It was stated that, their fin- ancial position was strong.' For the retail stores in the Claflin string, auxiliary rereivcrs will hp named and they will remain closed pending an adjustment of the parent affairs. .1. S. president of the National Bank of Commerce, will is- sue a statement today. Sonic ui 30 nig.-Nrcu' 'York hanks are involved, and some hanks over the coun- try.' John Olaflin, of the dry goods com- and J. B. Martindale, presi- dent, of the Chemical National Bank, will 'also issue statements. New York, June B. Claf- lin is in the hands of receivers. Federal Judge Hand 'today appoint- ed Joseph li. .Martindale, President not try to get tho spots out of your clothes vourself. Yon will probably iiiuke them worst.1. Heiid theiii to ,fiie .Yiilet, iij.i'd- .youV.AV.'i'l'l' iheni bttck-cigiiin spotless. i 608 Third Avenue South. ow COLLAR 2for254 Cltltt. IK. Hikin.l EMPRESS QF IRELAND DISASTER sTARLANb" NEXT'MONDAY the Em- press of the bottom of.the St. Lawrence, with .hundreds of, pas- sengers in their bertha, produced shudder throughout the civilized world, and the effect on the spirits of the millions who received the shock will not soon'pass off. The Titanic tragedy sat heavy on the minds of the people months after it happened. Moving pictures of .this terrible dis- aster will be offered as extra to an of the Chsniical National Bank, ami i ail-feature programme at Starland A. Juiiliard, receivers tlie 11. n. Clafiin company, one of the largest dry goods concerns in Ih" 'United'Slates'. The petition against the Claflin company was filed ly John C. Earaes, of New on behalf of his other creditors. Eames evidence, but there was no iusiiflca- I lion for enterinn into detail o W, :mi' agreemen was made, -'II ft according to the miners district of- i amount, 'flic judges their decision this evening. claimed the Claflin company owed him on a loan that has march eral million dollars' indebtedness. The liabilities of the Claflin corn- next Monday and Tuesday, with spec- ial afternoon performances every day. "JUDITH OF BETHULIA AT EMPRESS MONDAY Bethulia is a fortified town in Judea, guarding a hill pass, through puny, represented by commercial pa- ficers, to the effect that the presei nt per endorsed by the amount to least not borrow The company its paper suitable to both parties would be drafted by that time. Apparently there is no "nope or settlement at present. Both sides to the controversy ap- pear determined to fight till they get their- own terms. The H. B. Claflin Co. was organized which an invading Assyrian army order to enter Judea. In the town lives Judith, a devout young woman of lofty character and remarkable beauty, when the place is stormed by Holofernes, at the head of a large army. The fighting before the gate brings into action 'ran enor- mous number of soldiers on both and those engines of war, such as the battering engine and cat.oult, i in 1880 by John Claflin, to tabe were used for figllting in those business of H. B. Claflin company. John Claflin was the Boundary Creek News The Crawford brothers discovered this week a three-foot vertical vein of the founder of the business, Hor- ace B. Claflin. He entered the com- pany in 1870, anil lias been president since the reorganization in 1830. He is the trustee of many financial and charitable organizations and had been prominent in New York life for almost half a century. The concern dry goods hous- (Gdmc'iiton, June what ex-Cliief of Po'ilce Lancey said in the witness box this morninn. it was the policy of Mayor Mc.Namara and a for.- of his aldermen to conduct a red-light district; that at a meeting thc turn to Holofernes with a confession of defeat. Holofernes is as merciless i nature to all who fall, great leader's brutality to Ills the William Simpson home to mark Vork that the big dry poods firm o! captains ,'o not succeed in (he completion of a large addition to jH. Ciaiim ,t Co. has gone umier carrying the fortress indicates what of pond coal on their 'land. More than one people from Roundary Creek and other neighbor- hoods attended Hie dance given at- es in the worlri. SMASH AFFECTS HAMILTON Hamilton, Out., June 25, The startling announcement from Nrew days, under close condition of fur- ious conduct. One desperate assault after another is repelled, scaling lad- ders are thrown down, great rocks are showered upon the invaders, and the -wonder is that they keep it up. The reason is that Holofernes has a way. of torturing and killing unsuc- cessful captains. An officer had bet- ter die in the thick of battle than re- TO-NIGHT Rcenes Taken from that Terrible HILLCREST DISASe 'These-KtMiiarkalile Pictures Will Tonight in Addition to An All Feature Hill ONE PRICE ALWAYS if 10C--EMPRESS--15c "COMEDY AND TRAGEDY" A Revival of tht Ed i ton Drama in Two Parts VITA- GRAPH "CUPID AND THREE" COMEDY "THE BALLYHOOS" "JUDITH OF BETHULIA" MONDAY AND TUESDAY INDIAN TALE Friday -BIJOU- Saturday Ed-ward Milton Royles' Drama "The Squaw Man" WITH DUSTIN FARNUM In the Title Role MEXICO Major Schoof, one of Villa's staff, just returned, will give the true story WESLEY CHURCH Monday, June 29th, 1914 Admission 25 cents bar, caused conteruntion here. Tin In the .Mayor's lie want- ed to "know where he and he was .tiiere'.tliat it On Friday, the tweiity-sixlh, Bonn- Right House, thc biggest departmen- At.M.30 was steady, f'wotild'he'the policy of the adiiiihfstra- incHanced to '.id. lower. lion lo let tlie houses run'.. Our .Roumanian estimates the llar-v Creek wil1 llold I tal StmC 'IPrCl iS ai thc schonl llolise- Tilc have ork .Ti'hsnt crop. at. 1 animidid .tribute, was paid-to. Wilfrid Whilehead, diver Tvho rislied hla life for Diver fc.'lwnrd Cossohoom at The. FJmpreas, he took (lie stand a today. He siiid Whltehe; was worthy the splendid the "British Admiralty. The ex-Chief was questioned'closely and denied severat statements, that the .Mayor had made under oath, be- 'ore leaving for Toronto. He- said he principal associated been practicing to he ready lor the establishments. During the last two llcazcr hall team that afternoon. i years several hundred thousand dol- Tlic grass in this higher country has I lars has been spent here in making ad- had plenty of rain, and is in i'litions lo'the store, condition. Some heat would do it K.'iXhjA.S STOHK, TOO never applied for the position of Chief i of Police; that McNamara sent for and invited him into the Job. good, hut it is in splendid shape com- pared with the burned liclds ol the M 1''01' i the inquiry Uncey asked ifthere to he "k HnS v Mr H atl's bravery a and the Mavor replied: ?llBhl, Ij Ml' B traditions of VPS I cnd ,then' Po j 'lin Intlnil 4 f. CATARRH or THC BLADDER IMMin 24 Hours Eeiran Commisaioiier' Tkmtli, stated ;Lati- coy, had given 'instructions to raid 'iiily be continued through the. summer. Services on Boundary Creek- field Kansas City, Mo., June ander New, icpal representative bore of M. B. Claflin and company, of New York, wa.s appointed receiver today of the Jours store company of this city, the stock of which is owned by the Claflins. raffl were resumed for llio summer on Run-j to the nonlraciors at Kabb, Mont, some of the houses, and tho Chief ask- (1.1V( tne of Hrncst Sunders "returned ed him if he was the t.lie administration to allow these houses to run. The commissioner re- ho linear that It was tho policy, but iliey would have to raid n Tow to make a and show tho public tliat sdniethlnB was being HR wanted to create aome adver- tising Tor sald'Lanccy. summer, .Porter, has returned from Princeton, New Jersey. Krncsl is explaining" his ab- sence at church Sunday by the fact that lie loaned his shirt to the mis- sionary, whose baggage was delayed. Perry Jordan has been over this ooluilry Ibis week, representing a Innir-cg grocery Viiw. C. Cottrcll is baled oal bay: Friday front an outing on the Kootenay. Mrs. McGregor, c( Letbbridgc, is visiting .licr uncle, Roderick MeKcn- KNITTIN.G FACTORY BURNED llagerstown, Md., June due ,to lightning, destroyed tho Wind- mill last night, causing )M 61 lutuntiicu the inhabitants may expect when they will be captured, and serves to'i'nteiij' sify'the clash -of H'Kfids peril to the" undent afelug .of J.u'dit'Jr! .when '-she ''resolves to go, 'for her peoule. Holofernes, after making a horrible example for defeated cap- tains .by: frightful torture, resorts to strategy. His soldiers have seized the wells, from which, thc inhabitants of Bethulia obtain their wnter supply, and their leader adopts waiting tnc- u Keep Your Face Free From'Ugly Hairs (.Modes cf Today) A small, original package of pow- dered' delatone is a necessary toilet requisite, for with Its aid the skin can bo kept free from 1 hair or fuxx. A thick paste Is- made with some of the powder and water. spread on the hairy surface; then in'about two min- utes it la nibbed cff and with It comes overy truce of hair. Washing the skin will fomovo tho rest of the delatonfi. While lliia is a simple, effective method mid qulto harmleaa, n should 'be careful to get real dela- tone. ics, diverting himself 'with dancing girls, to break the tedium. The programme for tonight is-'up to he usual high standard. HILLCREST MINE DISASTER AT STARLAND TONIGHT lafcen from that terrible llillcrest mine disaster be shown an added attraction to; the regular programme at Starhwd tonight. Empress "JUDITH OF BETHULIA" In 4 Parts MONDAY AND TUESDAY These remiirkable pictures ftvere taken immediately after the terrible, accident, and vividly portray the hor- rors caused by such accidents. MUNICIPAL EMMEEI Moose .Taw, Sask., June nintIs annual.conventfoh.of the Union ucttttii open- ed this morning in the Public Library hall, the largest enrollment of dele- Katea in the history of the association attending. President ,H. C. Pope cull- ed thc convention to order for execu- tive business at eleven o'clock, and the committee on resolutions from cities, towns and villages appointed. Lieut-Governor' Brown arrived 'on the morning train, and was taken foiv a tour ot city by Mr. Pascoe. His Honor will open the convention at 2.30 o'clock. the city officials'from all the Sas- katchewan prasciH at the convention, aiid also Hon. Georpo Langley, Minister of Municipal Af- fairs; J. N. Bayue, Deputy Minister of. Municipal Affairs; S. P., Grosch, chairman of the Saskatchewan Local Government Board, and other officials of the government. This morning the executive tee adopted the report of City Commis- sioner W. K Heal, secretary and. treasurer of -the .Union; ,-Tho report denlt in detail with thc year's and also showed that the association Is, In excellelnt financial standing 'with a balance1 in bank of f234. On' eyenlnv the wfll be guests of tlie city council at banquet in the Royal George Hotel. ;