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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGEUALBEHTA. THURSDAY, MAY 21, 191.1 NUMBER 136 'The 1913 Assessment will Now Hardie Inst ALLOWED 48 OUT OF 300 APPEALS For the first tune since the inaug Station oi commission form of crnmcnt in Lethbridgc thc commis iioncrs divided jestcrda} afternoon at the Html; mooting ot the court oi revision The split came on thc question as to whether the 10 per cent nddcd to the assessment be struck off thc ic used assessment roll I be increase was taken oft, but it was against the of Major Hardic who still ton tended that thc reduction would in- iiiri, tin, citj's bond market I'll! loll is now closed, -mil the rate be in" the" neighborhood of JO has not )d been -eight "odt of -ibout .100 ,ip- peals were allowed, ind among these granted arc the following The P Uuins building was. reduced horn to the Countnj Club svndicate reduced iroin SliM95 to and the assessment on land owned the Molson b Bank ic duced Iiom lo These thc largest teiliictions madi, tin. others being rulj .ntmenls to confoim with other propcrti in thc same >i- Ihc lollowing resolution was pass od to cotcr thc question of changing from the Separate to the Public scho'oFfoll, and viu. "I hit all notices of appeal fiom to bo chmged from 1'ublic I'EotcsUnt Mippoltcrs Sip .irate school supporters mil uce ver- sa be allowed, and that the asses: c rr ulai nil otl cr "erc for horn agents haM-.appealed, to them llut IF tlint children -ittcnd Uip P school must cither p ly lo P 1 school or pas the usual fees) ami that change of school denomination be made only if .lie .re- ceives wTitlen request from the rcr 'si-'ectivc appellants. The' Court of Revision adjourned late iii the afternoon. WHO SHOULD ViORRY SUFFS.' HEAPS CRACKED London, May police to- day broke up a large column of militant suffragette raiders who were marching on Buckingham Palace for the purpose of handing a petition to King George. When the women reached the top of Constitution Hill, leading to the Palace, the police dispersed them and arrested Mrs. Emmeline Pank- hurst, and several-other leaders. The ambulance corps vvss kept- very busy attending to a number of injured women, and removing on stretchers several who had fainted. There were over forty including Mrsi Pankhurst and her daughter, -Miss Sylvia Pankhurst, ,who was caught near the Palace. Local Company Elects Provisional Directors---Incor- poration Papers Now in Sell Stock to Put Well Down 3000 Feel on Section 17-8-21 Telegraph Operator Made Him Say Something He Never Meant WILL STAY WITH THE SHIP tsiagara I alls Ont Mav '1 Much interest was displayed here 111 Bpootint the crron ous despatch 01 spcclini, the e roneous. despiteu of vestcrday saymi; llucrta would re tire tbo despatch-read Unrlc Observe, please I am not fighting ;mi I will not unflei any toniideraion flgM you' lei, jes senoi But kindl> do not atand on my feet b} James Fiise DRILLS ARE ON THE EAST OF'COIHB Corte'-pondenlb oE the Triple Murder in' the Bush Near Gravenhurst Gravenhurst, Ont., May liam Ruttan. 'a farmer in the bush coiintv. Ont'., follow- ing the accusation -pt his son-in-la'w, Alfred Countermahche, that he was committing incest, shot his daughter, .Mrs. Alfred Countermanche; Counter- manchc's brother George, and the lat- wife, anil tried to kill Alfred. He then .'the IniKdings, and watched them burn before fleeing to the bush. i lied Prcs-s m' Mexico weie imlucdntelv ta to send IIuerta s statement a! ter scvenl hours vthar thc word deiuing had been -received bij ing and that the oi the dcs patcii had been rcvefscd b5 this 01 ror. As filed this., despatch was a denial by Huerta that he had auth- orized Us delegates- to agree lo his retirement from the Presidency. An -bc5--' is to-te tllc and will bore on section 1, township tl 1. range 12, west of the lourlh mcr- wt poults'yesterday idian, just as soon as thc derricks......... can lie hoisted, ibis startling information wis di New York Company Unloaded Boring Machinery at CoyUs Yesterday-WilL'Dnll m Section Also Across the Lme in the State of Montana lork capililists have their for a similar period Canned goods tion 13 which he owns Ira E Se- t-' liv L Alforl, biother of ff Uford, ,is to drill there of this citj, ho portion of A local was formed Largest Steamer _ Afloat, Vaterland, Arrives New York New York, May. Vaterland of thc Hamburg-American line, the higgest steamer in service, arrived in Jvcw York barbor early today on her voyage from Hamburg, ller lim yesterday was 581 miles and her .average speed an hour was 28.9 The Vaterland was launched on 'April 3', 1913. She is 1150 iect in length, 100 feet beam and has a ton- nage, She carries one com- and four captains, and a to- tal.crew of The.hew. giant of the seas received fl noisy..wel.cpmc as she passed up thc barbor to'her pier in ilohokcn, NT. J. MICHIGAN FOREST FIRES Lansing, Jiay tions in' Michigan's forest fire belt are somewhat hnnro'ved; according to reports received at tho office of tho State..Forestery AVanien. Fires arc Htlli'dangerous in Cbehoygan, Presquo lele and Ostcgo counties, but the sit- uation is hopeful unless high winds slibulirprevall. No loss of life has 1-ven reported. "Lethbridgc was the pany -hc--r; the new at their organization meeting last night. Thc provisional officer! elected to carry on the butinels of the concern until the statutory meet- Ing is held were: Arthur Hayr, mani- ger; D. J. Whitney, F. W. Downer, Frank Colpman and A. E. Ives. soon as the company is ed and the organization completed, a portion of the stock will be offered for tale, probably at 50 cents a share. ..Sixty or seventy thousand dollars obtained in this way will be used in development work. A drilling ma.' be ordered as soon as the: incorporation papers arrive from Ed- monton and the stock is placed on the market. A well at least 3000 feet In dtpth. will be sunk on 17-8-21. A meeting was being held this ternoon, as the Herald was going to press, when a permanent organization will be effected. The company is capitalized at 000. David H. Elton acted as chair- man last night, and also drew up tho incorporation papers. THE OIL EXCITEMENT IN LETHBRIDGE IS UNABATED Hnerta gave out statement bo author! ell peice delegates- to brief-resignation" arrange peace The Lethbriiige Oil. and Stock Ex- change, organized yesterday, elected provisional officers and directors, as follows: A. W. Cooley, managing W..Wallace, G. B. Moir, O. T. Latlirop, Alien Jack, E. 3.-.TS. lav-. erins and F. Downer. Tho company opened. for business this morning on Fifth struet, and Cell- ing wns brisk. Tho local concern is Piediiiont at 51.00 a share, and 'Dome at.Sl.50. G. B. Moir is in charge of tho office It was estimated this morning that worth of" business was done in tho brokerage offices opened up'dur- ing tho i ist tv. enty four hours ind trading eontinued up to 11- o'clock last; night. Tine Vlbert Abbou lied OUb Lynit ed which ha icrei lejs ed" neu the pmeman wnll oiened a loc it offii e 1l Lie jnlmor-ll bio ir alternion in, tTiarge of and A HcCome. the shares are fisl_it 85 00 Hams t Gibbons "old 14 000 shares in different companies yesterday, and 1 J. Waite. of Waite Campbell, turned" over S3300 worth -of business. J. B. Peat has a block' of. one hundred or-IIerroliXElder, which he is offering and mile of where the- drill job Th'e Operations have, been conduct- ion, jcomu.j. Another drill; I ed "so -quietly that thc people living ing Outfit.is being erected on the Jin this-section were hardly aware of ing OUWlli.lS ull Lllc I m a Montana side of tbc'line, just sc.-i.th (-what'.was going on. The drill: of the New York company's site, and chinery came in over the Qrei ns saring inorman to the rferald this afternoon it is hinted that the same company this ling .ma- treat Nor- I responsibility for the error. MEDIATORS MEET Niagara Falls, Ont., May three South American mediators, in an informal conference today with the representatives of General Huerta, JV local iiunim bins LIICK jiiicw LIIAU un n sections' 19 Ind 30 in township 1, week, and have leased all of sections in their localltj and are now ready raimc 12 George. Ross., a farmer and W, in range 12, section in to. start their drilling operations. It the same township, stated JIB 13, and the north half of section 2. is not definiteJv known who is tchind thern from the case, on me Ameiwan! SOUght to learn in a general way tho side, slid Into Coutts before the na- viewpoint of the Mexican representa- tives .knew that oil w as being sought tives on various tentative plans for the same township, stated that Jie' 13, ana norm nan 01 atunuu is nou uenmua. nnuiv.. nuu .o saw thc drills and gear unloaded at in 1-13. Another party of local men the scheme, but it is thought that J. Coutls station yesterday. filed on portions of. sections 26 and J McCann of New York, is the man. Camps have.bceti in evidence' in the 35 in 12, and section 26 m 11 It is understood that the local vicinity ior over week, and-raystc.r- Mr. Alforrf stated that oil was in company. will organize at once fnr ions'operations have been going on'evidence on the coulee-banks in sec the purpose of drilling. C.N.R. TO, SPEND' .IN 1914 BECKER DEFENCE RESTS New York, 'N.Y., .May de- fence in .the case- of qharles Decker, on trial for tho .murder of Herman rested shortly after 11 o'- clock Winnipeg, Man., .May '20 With the bonds of the Canad- ian Northern now practically guaranteed ,at Ottawa, .as much work as "la- possible before- the season closes 'will be conduct- ed along lilies of construe- tiou of the railway.. The' long delay in obtaining Che guu'raii- tees, however, has' diinlnislied tho amount that was originally intended lo be spent by thc railway in thc west. It is ex- pectod that win "be expended tiiis iauinnier." BOW ISLAND OIL a solution of the Mexican problem. The mediators pursued 'the same course with the Mexican delegates as they did with the American, peace commissioners last night. No formal expression of views was required but once ior the suggested hypothetical steps looking to a settlement oi the Mexican embroglio and learned the trend of thought of delegates. NO PROPOSALS -YET' No proposal of a definite character ________ ____ CO. STARTS RIGHT has been made to the' Americans and it was understood thai, .none were contemplated today with'., the Mexi-, cans. In fact, one of the principals ic. conference expressed the opinion at ?1.25. shares Trere taken off the market last night .in Calgary. Contrary to the usual custom, I tho land office remained open: today cension and a rushing.business ias done, the filing being largely in the' district surrounding the city. Curbstoiiers. from Calgary and the in the city-yes- terday, and were getting.in their work before, many mlnutas had passed. One. of the leading stockbrokers stated to the Herald that these men were not representing the brokers'in many cases, and that it would be -well if the public took cognizance of the fact. "Many of these people offer shares to unsuspecting said he. "when they actually liave.no Btpck to sell. They sometimes ;offer receints as .stock, .but tlio public lids -assurance that they .are worth -auyb Medicine ly in the town has purchased stock. It lias would be submitted for formal tf sideration to cither side. I Minister Naon of Argentina, been decided that only scribed the informal sessions, w de- ith I Hat. They will go west via the Crows Nest Pass, visiting Macleod, Fornic, Cranbrook and up. to Rcvelstoko on the main line of the C.P.R. At noon today the'Board of Traile Will Go to the House of Lords, But Commons to Have the Deciding Voice WILL BE AMENDING BILL'{ oi meitsatico. in tlie laiKS oi me........---------- with the American dele- j leod 12.S5, leaving at 13.4j. London, May Si-Premier Asquith ff ff no points were broached as bav- Those m Vhe party arc: worth of .stock will be offered for 'sale in Letlibridge, and it is probable that it will reach one of "the brokers there by this afternoon. cadi side as "talks" or "conversa-' decided to officially welcome the dele- tions" imitating that what was be- gates anil tc? make an., automobile ing done was chiefi-v for the guidance tour of the city, and district ior their of-all parties in shaping the course .cnUrtainment. They will remain here In the talks of the I until 11.45 a. m., arriving at Mac- LIBERAL-LABOR rSPLIT 6AVE UNIONIST VICTORY IN NORTHEAST' DERBYSHIRE .division of Liberals'and'Laboritos resulted in a, victory for the "Unionists in Northeast I Derbyshire. Major How-den; Unionist, w.on 'with 6460; .'-'P- Houston, Liberal, 6155, and J. Martin, Labor, 3669. LINDSAY FARMER STRUCK BY TRAIN, WILL DIE liindsay, Oiit., Slay Wei- lington, a prpinineht farmer of this district, was fjtruclc hy'a train ycsr tcrday. He is' fatally injured. LATE "CY'< WARMAN NOT 'RICH Toronto, Out'., May will oi the late beoii nro- jlinted. Tin) iioteil Kooky MounlaJn. j pool, left, only jiSI'.OS, which soes to the J'. 'hlu wife, today declined to state thc terms pi the' "proposed amending bill to the Home Rule Hill at this stage and re- iterated that the government was prepared to consider sympathetically ITALIAN ROAD HOUSE j KEEPER Vancouver, B.C., May .ng been authorized by the Mexican I delegates but the substance of the talk'was nevertheless communicated ty the American delegates to Agent, C. 1'. H. CAR NO. 1 Richardson, City Passenger prcccilcnt, however, insisted that it must have thc firm judgment' of the House ot Commons on the main principles of the bill. never recede an inch from the posi- tion that thc bill was wise and statesmanlike. The Premier announc- ed that the amending bill would be intvoduccd into thc House oi Lords and that Ilic Commons would have the last and determining .voice matter. Lord Robert Cecil, Unionist, asked why the amending bill should he in- Il'oducrd in the House of Lords, but I'j'cmirr declined to- sny neither ick Gentile, an Italian, proprietor of j a. road house near Newport, forty miles north of was found j b0dy MVerCd i Washington in line with the policy I Service. J. M. Willard, Supt., Dining Car knife .wounds, and be evidently 'Jiad been murdered. His partner, F. who came to this city last night is held by the police, but no charge has-yet been laid. (Continued on 1'ajo Oscilr 30MB EXPLODED IN PE'RU NEWSPAPER OFFICE Lima, Peru; Jlny bomb ex- 'jliodfld in tbo office of 131 Comorclo, n{ and caused great damage, pno o! injured. Trail- (iuility, however, is reported througli- oiit Porn, and numerous telogrntiiB have been-received (wpre-HHlng adhe- sion to'tho'Bovofnment of President idoptcd of keeping Prcsi- ui-iii; iiiioi-J and Secretary iiryan closely intormed of the developments here. Today's conference between the South American mediators and the AlcxiCiin delegates marked thc con- clusion of the first step in the at- being..made to compose differ- ences between thc United States and Mexico. REFUGE BOAT IN NEW YORK New York, N.Y., May 21. Tlio Ward Line steadier which lias boeii in the service of; tho Navy department for sonio time, arrived liero today.... It was Baiil at tho Navy ynrd'tliiit tho Vessel, probably would b'o turn'c'il 'back" Wan! Liuo. Jas. illiinro, Wire Works. Prcs., Jlunro Steel Ohas. F. Shipmah, Slupman trie Co. l''rpd T. Urycrs, Assurance Co. British America Thos. Bruce, Union Assurance Co. F. C. S. Turnctj Chartered Ac- atiou of the resolutions would, not bo resumed until Tuesday: Other, busi- ness will he taken up at and Saturday sittings. Thursday be- ing Ascension day the' house will not- meet. The tirst clause of the resolution'is one declaring that it. is desirable: that a guarantee of should be given to the Canadian Nor- thern. ..It gave scope for a wide range of discussion, wltn resuitT that all- phases of the government's- proposals were under review. On the opposition side criticism was largely in the hands of Hon. Mr. Pugsley, who was in thc house for the first time in several weeks. The Ex-minister had a large number of differences oi opinion with Premier Borden and Hon Mr Pugs'- ley maintained' Mackenzie and Mann were very rich and be called upon-to put .up some of .their securi- ties other than those relating to the: C. S. Mr. Borden retorted that they had. 'riot been, asked, to-do this wiieii tho Liberals had given them aid. Under countant. Chas. II. Thornton, Continental nm' KHV.I iu..... Grain Co. Liheral legislation they had -qualified' Alex Daviilsoiii President North- [or claims '.amounting., to millions for- west Laundry. j services rendered and these thej liave F. E. Trautnian, Operating under the present agree- ment .C. 11.- J. L. rftecl, News Kdilor, Manitoba Krco Press. CAIl NO. 3 U. Tarr, Editor Cahadian S. ancc. incnt. _ _ (Continued oa Laiiricr retorted that duimg the past two. years when the C N R was supposed to be in good standing, Fin- the govejnnient bad treated the rail- way. llio did. Now) (Couliaunl on 1'ase ;