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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. BRIDGE. ALDERTA. TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 1914 NUMBER 169 Broke Down When In- formed of Death of Their Father "Vienna, June news of the death of. the. Archduke Franz Psrdin- ahd' arid the Duchess of Hohenherg was their children at 7 o'clock oh Sunday evening. The or- phans broke down "and their aunt, Countess ChotekK fainted. The TagcDlatt today says the late 'Archduke's life was insured with Dutch companies for. and that of-his wife .for JG.OOO.OOO. QUIET AT SAUAYEVO SarayevoijBosniai'June 30. The night .'passed quietly ill this city. Six persons were arfcsted for slight of- fences: Martial law was still in force to- THE DEAD.. June 30. Bodies-of Archduke Fer- tljnand and his consort, the Duchess of Ilohenberg, arrived here on a spe- cial 'train .at six 'o'clock tins morn- ing from .Saraycvo, Bosnia. They were accompanied by members of the household. Tiie town was draped in black, all the lamp posts were cover- ed with crepe. Flags on all buildings Hew .at half-mast. 'Guards of'honors from army and were drann up at the platform them were gathered the local school children of the town and u dense crowd of citizens: "The coffins- were removed from the cars the bluejackets and After i prayer In a prust were con veved to .the roll '6f muffled drums and tolling of church bells :.to '.the.1 ]vOyal Dalmat Diving m the Thej with nnli- tin flags artd ll tenths earths Hundreds of floral offerings from rinlilan and naval ol licials and civiiians. Vs the jacht left the gttird of hon or fired, a 'general-saltite. The -vessel IMS preceded the river ibj a torpedo boat and followed by the goi ernor's vacHt'olf'b'oard of .which were the household of the Archduke and Dlichess. The governor.-alHo accompanied the bodies while the) remained in the waters of his territory Archduke's Will The 'will of tbb'.late Archduke was found and opened'by Joseph this evening.'. The Archdukes children. It is said, -are to inherit their late father's estates in Bohemia and at Salaburg and at Artstetten. The rest o[ the estates, including the fa- mous Villa ;Tivoli, at Florence, go to the hew heir to the throne. Policeman Beat Up Homesteader May Face Charge Medicine Hat, June Saturday evening, a policeman undertook to arrest All. Sprodwick, formerly well known resident c-T this city, wiio was in from his homestead, for disorderly conduct. Policeman McLaughlin called in aid from other constables and bystanders. Spectat-, ors sayithat the police used unneces- sary force, when putting on a dray to take him to the station, and it was-said further that three policemen beat him up in the cells afterwards.' Yesterday afternoon, the case Sprcdwick cainc up for trial, nnd accusations against thn police- men came so fast that counsel with- drew the case against Spredwick. The matter was discussed in council last night. Chairman Boyil, of the police committee, attended the trial and the probability is that the constables will face the trial either in police co.urt or before the council. CANADA'S LIST OF TITLED WOMEN GROWS ANNUALLY are three of the latest additions to Canada's growing list of titled along with their husbands. The King's birth- day honor list'included the names of the husbands of ladies shown above, who 'are now entitled to be known as AboIish-the-Bar Election in Banner Province Causes Very Little- Change in Standing of Rowell's Net Gain'Over Conservatives is J. 0. Rheaume the Only Cabinet Minister Defeated W EYE FOR IEMPEI1CE SUMMARY Conservatives............... 83 Liberals................ 25 Independent............... 2 ill Receive Cheering Letters from Segur and Hdward-Devel- opments in South 'Your Sweet Grass holding's I know well. You shou'id get. oil. at. the depth expects it In his well, 2000 feetior-so, as your territory is exactly.thei same as where he is drill- ing." Signed, B; P. Howard.) 'I wish you .every success in your new company, .the Boundary ;Oil Pro- ducts, Limited; and you "s'hbuld have no difficulty in disposing of otn Mock as jour holdings ate eiual tp any in township JL il he-Tie to heii shortly are ed Jial2 Segui These tfre'' communications address: ed to; the Boundary local con: cern, holding.seyeral hundred acres of leases in the-south, and contain the official-opinion of the two, men who have been foremost' in developing an interest in the south. Among the. well-known men now, in the field are: Ralph Arnold, Harry P. Johnson and 'his assistant George Templeton, geologists; Walter Eng- lish of' the United States Geological and the -Sternberg -brothers, assistants to Mr: DbwHng, .the Do- minion geologist, who .is expected, to arrive any day, In addition to the Montreal'cflpital that will come in to develop this field, there is a report of Wall- street being interested, and the stock exchange firm of Upper Co. is mentioned as being ready to invest. The eyes of the Calgary men are now turned full on tlie Coutts and Sweet Grass ter- ritory, and it seems due for thorough development The local concern will not be.far behind the others in getting their tools on the ground. TWO EMPRESS "VICTIMS Bodies Recovered Yesterday but Could Not Be Identified Rimouski, Que., June more bodies have beon recovered by divers from the sunken of the steamship Empress of Ireland. One was the body of a man, aged about 30, the other" of a little girl dbout seven years old. Both bodies will be buried here. DOMINION DAY CELEBRATIONS and warm on Wed- nesday Julv 1 }V Out of town celebrations at ilagrath. .Coaldale. Wrentliam. Foremost. Taber. Pineher Creek, The Knox. church baseball team plays at Taber. The S. 0. E. football team of the City League, goes to Taber. While there has been no celebration arranged locally, there will he some- thing doing in the various lines of sport all day, as the following pro- gram will show 9.00 -Club shoot at the Butts. 10.30 v: Maclcod at- the Ath- letic Park picnic at Hendcr- son Park Lake. at Henrter- son Park. vs. JIacleod at 'the Alh- letic Park. 7.00 Athletic Park, between two picked teams From City Lca- Slie- Picked teams, Captain vs. Vicc-Capt. Tennis-will he in evidence at the City' Courts all day. Lawn Bowling on the green, Gait Gardens, wilt, also be one of the sport features 'of the day. TO FLEE? Sends Son and Daughter to the Recesses for the Time Being Washington, D.C., June de patche received here to date from j mofiiual ources in. Mexico City stat- "ed that President Huerta had sent -his son and daughter toward Puerto Mex- ico, and was making preparations for his own departure on short notice. The 'information was conveyed to the State department Mediation Recesses Niagara Out., June a conference today between Ambassa- dor Dagama of Brazil and Ministers Naon and -Suarez, it was announced that mediation would formally recess tomorrow until such times as the Constitutionalist delegates and Huer- representatives could confer infor- mally on Mexico's internal problems. Fair Entries Are Pouring In CALIFORNIA'S .PASSENGERS ARRIVE AT GLASGOW Glasgow, June liner Cas- sandra arrived here today, with passengers of the steamer California, which Is ashore off the coast of Don- egal. The remainder of the Galifor- nia's passengers were landed at Lon- donderry yesterday. The passengers report that during their transfer from the wrecked vessel, a Glasgo'w man nnmed Hood was injured, but that there were- no other casualties. FULL Tht amendments to the Dominion Land Act, passed at the last session of ipfli-llament, contain .-changes of great Interest to homesteaders throughout Southern Alberta. The main-. cliAnKCH In the Act are sot out "lierounuer. provisions! regarding pre-emptions nnd purchased homo- fiteada .-will, of cuursc, apply only, to tluisn districts where nuch ontrlcR can fcc obtained: Stock If a report from a homestead in- spector shows that a quarter-section does not contain arable land to the extent required- to obtain patent un- der the respect to cultivation, authority will be granted to tho entrant to substitute stock in lieu of broaldns-uiid soe'ding, (Contiiiucil-un 1'age In order that every, feature 'for Southern Alberta's Big Exhibition, which opens one week from this morning, may be'cinched beyond the shadow" of-a "doubt, Manager McNMcol of the Lethbridge Fair Board, has gone to Calgary to attend .the open- in? of the big show at that place. There are so many, features this year, that Mr. McNicol wants every one clinched iu plenty of time, so that his space.may not be over-rim. There are the pari-imrtuels, which will be introduced here for the first time, and which afford a square'deal to the man who likes to take a aportins chancn. There are. race- horses "galore to get lined up, and the place to do it, for ev- erything will journey from there 'to as arrangements have beer, to nccntnmo.'i.ale exhibits in Winnipeg arriving from briiJjiC. There is I'ercheron Futur- ity, one of U't- horse in Canada in itself. AH these things nectl looking- after, and Mr. McNicol is not overlooking one of them. The .school exhibit, which goes in tiie main, building, is being prepared, ami space-is' being arranged for the "U.J Dominion wool exhibit, occupying some 75 feet. Another feature that will appeal io wool men in the dis- trict, will be Hhe machine shearing demonstration. The machines are be- supplied by the Chicago Flexible shaft company of Chicago, and they arrived at the local yards yesterday. Hert McDonald, an experienced Wy- oming and'Montana shearer, will con- 1 duel, the demonstration, and it is probable that some of the Dominion .wcoLmt'ii .will he here to sort and j of the fleeces. LIVE STOCK j 'Entries are coming in in hordes, janil.it is. now a question of accom- nioihitioiu Henicniber that "entries jclosu.on Thursday night. Parkins; Carnival shows will ar- 'rice'iii the city on Sunday. Special Trains tor Lethbridge Cadets to Camp Alberta's school cudets are right in clover this year. When they go to training-camp on-Thursday of this week they will have a special train all their own. The special train 'from the south leaves Cardstoti Thursday morning at 7.00, Magrath at 8.00, arriving Leth- bridge at iff.OO- Another special leaves Pineher at a.m., Peigan 10.14, arriving Mi-.cleod at 11.20, where it join.1; ilie special from Letli- bridge. The special leaves Macleod at 11.20 ant! Clarcsholm at 12.20, ar- riving Calgary about -I o'clock, when j tiie boys go "into camp, which lasts until Tuesday next. JBIG. FIRE AT WEiST DUNDEE Elgin, 111., Juno which did damage at West Dundee, four milfis from here, was brought under control today, with the- assistance of fire apparatus from this city. Toronto, Ont., -June 30. Once again Whitney has swept this; prov- ince and the reason is ascribed in a marked degree to the personality of Sir James himself; I'nlil the light of his appearance in Masscy neither party had caught the pulse of public iavpr. Af- ter that, however, the tide, turned. The government does; not come back as strong comparatively as before, but docs come back stronger in ef- iciency. Ten seats have been lost and six. gained, but the heavy men arc re- tained. The campaign has not been a very encouraging one to the Oittailu opposition. Liberal. ranks have been reinforced by the addition of new men, the majority ol these having come from what arc known as French great moral issue which will not down, and for which there is hut one: solution." In Toronto every seat was contest- ed cither by a Liberal or a Temper- ance candidate, hut the city stood faithfully by its party allegiance and every Whitney candidate was elected. Only one cabinet minister, Hon. Dr. Hheaume, Minister of Public Works, was defeated. Me had a three-corner- ed fight in being opposed by. 0. E. Fleming, another'Conservative, and Kev. J. C. T. Tolmie, the split in the Tory ranks letting the Liberal in by a big majority. The bilingual school .question Had nearly as 'much to do with bringing seats into the Liberal fold as Banish the Bar. While Mr. Rowell had pro- nouhcec! that Knglish should be the language taught fo every Ontario child, he gained scats on account of the regulations on- this question pass- ed by the Whitney administration. Every scat in the province dominated by the French Canadian vote with two exceptions, Nipissing anil Teniib- jkaming, went against the Consena- tiu N. W. ROWELL, K.C. Who Is still "Lesder 6f-Lire Opposi- tion" in Ontario. While his "Abollsh- the-.Bar" campaign In gave him'some half-dozen more supporters, it proved a disappointment to himself and the temperance forces Once more winner at the Pre- mier Whitney will handle the in Ontario for another four years, with a sUghlly decreased majority Commissioners One and All Plead for Money Bylaws Ask that AH Bylaws be Passed That Monuments May be Turned Into Utilities-Pay Honest Debts North Lethbridge heard the last of the doubtful, details concerning the money bylaws to be voted on next Thursday, cleared away last night at the meeting held in Galbraith school, nnd practically every ratepayer will have bis mind made up jiist how to cast his ballot en the eventful day., Considering the torrid condition of the weather, (here was u large ;it- 'tenilancc, which shows that the North Lcthbvidgc ratepayers are 'an- xious to learn of the city's affairs, Tlie liaii was fiilerl, and rapt atten- tion met the discussions emanating from the commissioners, each one of wlinni .successfully explained the by- laws affecting lift Commissioner Grace was the first Up speak, anil in a few well selected sentences, put his casn before tlie peo- pie. He urged that every one of the 'propositions in bylaw 235, of which there are ten. he endorsed by the j burgesses, and gave good reasons why they should he passed. In preparing estimates Mr. Grace limited him- iself to work that seemed to him mc-'it. necessary. Included in his by- law, IK provision for the raising of J money to-complete the high pressure j Witter system, for the. Installation oi water meters, now new .ser- vices, extensions to water mains, a sewage disposal plant, new storm J JBpift'vrfi oil street and OH Gib avenue A, ami for gas connections to the city storehouse ami n spur track to the city storehouse. The bylaw to- tals about including the in- terest, and sinking fund charges on the, debentures, and iill of these arc con- sidered necessary by Mr. Grace. Prac- tically everything is new excepting .the high pressure water system. If iiic r.r? passed, Mr. Grace thinks the work will be started this cummer, so that the men in the city who are now out of work, will be- given "employment.1 -PUBLIC UTILITIES Commissjoi.itfr Held, whose bylaw totals explained in detail Canadian ridings.. Mr. Uowcll himself formed the centre ot a keen electoral struggle in which his majority was reduced from 5u'Q to 120.- Several of the old time Liberal ridings switched and sent men to stand he- j ncatli the Conservative banner. I In all 25 men will line up behind !Mr. Howell. He had 10 when the last !session closed. i The first returns which came in j from the east showed the way in which the tides were setting in the French Canadian counties. j Government officials were not hop- ing for much from the east after the school agitation, and at that door they lay'tlie loss of Ottawa cast'and west. N. Rowell, was .thankful of 'the gains he had made, but regretted the results were not more encouraging. He also blamed the short .limcjie hr.d lo campaign. v. election has, however, brought a new spirit into the politics of Ontario. "It has also brought into politics a large number of men, and very high standing who had never be- fore entered into politics and this is a guarantee of the ultimate success of my parly. Ben 11. Spance, secretary of the Dominion Alliance, says this morn- ing "We were unprepared. The elec- tion was forced upon us eighteen months sooner was The government was. backed unlim- ited funds, ami that means organiza- tion. "A great many (Conservative'tem- perance men believed what their lead- ers told be fnid, "namely that they were thn fcfmpcrance party." Me regarded the victory a tem- perance one, and as proving that'the traffic has no open friends.. "The he continued, "is in the forefront .of practical pMiUc3....a The biggest surprise in the cam- paign was the Liberal victoij in Ot- tawa. Both candidates favored the entire Rowell policy. In west Ottawa a majority of several thousand was overcome, ami a young man hitherto unknown in politics elected Only one labor candidate turned, Allan Studholme, in Cast Hamilton. He has'beni a member for some years now ami though tlie Con- servatives do their utmost to defeat him at every general election he con- tinues to come back. In several seats, notably North and llnice, West Kent ami' North WeatworUi, the majority is For time there has been talk that Sir James Whitney would re- tire from the, leadership. The election was held earlier than necessary in or- der that the Conservative party would have the ht-nsfit of his leader- (Continued on Page Hillcrest Relief Fund Tt is very gratifying to note houvf the appeal .ior relief for, the v sufferers is, meeting., with responses from all quarters. People arc realiz- ing the need of relief, and they are meeting the call. Last night the fund stood at The Herald hastens to explain an' error which crept into tiie iist ap- in the first edition yester- day. One donation of S25 ,v.Tas credit- ed to two patties. The corrected list s appeared in city edition. The fund today stands Previously acknowledged Warnock, 5I.P................. .1. n. Ucvill...................... A Friend.............. _ '.00 ;