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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME Vtt LETHBHIDGE. ALBERTA. TUESDAY, MAY 1914 NUMBER 139; Pioneer Oil Field Will be Drill- ed by Company of Card- 1 Capitalists SOME OLD OIL HISTORY Cardston, May 26 Catdston has again decided to make history, foe on Saturday afternoon, at 5 p. m., a 'wme, of' the proiniaent together to cuis ol testing, the more'fof oil: When we say, once Jmote', in this case it is meant 'lot more or leu of an old itory in this vicinity. Like the ;niil of the Arkansaw traveller, "it here when w.e in fact, it -is all oret the place. Uncle Bill Aid- ridge may ibw' be running a picture palace, but please; remembet his itcady pioneering in oil years ago, spread the news io many parts of the west and; much VancouTer money found way in here, and Bill built his picture' palace out of the profits of his oil owing to.the wheat boom and such like digressions oil hat ;keen quiet lor some years. Along in 1M4, 05, etc., an oil derrick common sight in the Watertoh Lakes, up and down Swift Current and oth- er just. Sack ol Chief Moun- tain that-it occasioned no remark. The drillers dropped down Irom the mountains every once in a while and sold a few shares-and went on with their work. .Many nbles were bored and oil'lqund, -but not in large enough quantitiVs, "the reason, of this is How feet-was as (iecp as anyone' had gone until the Dmgman well went away down.and succeeded.- Now :we are-going alter pil.asam in dlBeftnt places, going'deeper with mow.determination just'to .get it( be- cause it's' here, and that has been known ;many yean-: The meeting of citiwhs, at -S p., m. Saturday aftw- noon, in- tatkeCards.ton Oil 4 Gas Company, Liklttf, two: hours tnongtl forward to-injure the of this-company. By at night new com- pany had sold and about that number had been taken up at the meetfng, only, number will be sold, i. e.; just what are requited for strict devilopmeht wotk, and every dollar subscribed goes into the well. The officers of the.company ai PresWent, E. j. VVopd vice-presi- dent, E: N. Barker directors, W. S; Johnston, H..-B.' lirown, H. A. Chrii- tensen, Dr. H. B. Stacpoole and E. Harris. Does' it riot seem an irony of Foothills Oil and Petroleum Co. Will Drill There-Ex- tra Good Prospects Lethbridge Oils Charter Expect- ed Back from Edmonton Today FABERCQ.NOW.ATLWORK Lundbreek is on the eve of kn oil oom. In fact it mar have been started hy this time, for the; Foothills Oil and Petroleum Co. Ltd., got into tho field yesterday; and the hundred, or more local men who. filed .extensively on land (n the vicinity ot Lundbreck, 73 nilles 'west ot Lethbrldge in the Crow's Nest Pass, have .the assurance that the field will be prospecte'd" thorough- ly for oil. The Foothills Oil and Petroleum' Co. Ltd. is a fully Incorporated company promoted by well known men In the Crow's Nest Pass, and holding a targe lease at the foothills. 'of the noun tains about three miles north of Lund- hrek. It is incorporated at and Just as soon- as working capital has been drills will -he put to work and the Held will then he added to the oil fields.! which are springing tip all over the south of Alberta. Mr. J. E. Woods -is the consulting geologist of 'Mr.. Woods knows the Pass formation like a book. He has located a .great-many, of the best coal mines- :from Frank west, md it is on his .report of the holdings of the company that the concern has decided to go ahead with drilling op- erations. He gives it as his opinion that the lease lies on the same anti- cline as that on which the Dmgman discovery well was sunk, and the com pany is therefore most optimistic of uccesi This companv Insures the thorough investigation of the Pass field under eipert direction been known for years that oil seepages in encour- aging tmantltles were in evidence in the Lundbrek one of the pioneer oil fields of the southland the opera- tions at Lundbrefc win he watched with eager interest. "Stop, goes tnere'" '.If "you on Investigating the iimdbrek Beld for yourself that is what Is llkelj to jreet you before you go very far The Faber McKehzte interests, he hind a large amount Bri- tish caoltai IB at work No one knows what they are doing other than they have' a large a barnlike about three miles from the lease oS: the jiew Foothills Oil Co. and have guards statlpned about so that no. one .can approach close enough to' in- vestigation It is believed th's barn encloses a derrick It is known that enough material, together with a drill is on the ground to sink a well feet if need be TDe company is a closed corporation, 'and no stock has in put on the market With these two 'concerns busy the Lundbrek Held, -developmsnta in the Pass will be closely watched. ROYAL COMMISSION INVESTIGATE Edmonton, May. An order-in-council has' ap pointing Dr. 'It." A. Falconer, president Toronto University; Dr. W.'C." "Mnr- rav, president Saskatchewan Univer- sity, and Dr. A.- a; MocICehite, presi- dent Dilhoiisie Hallfaj, a Royal Commission, to inquire into and report upon Bill No.- 48 Introduced In- to the Legislature last session which proposed to -confer university polrers upon Calgary College. that so. much- should be transpiring In oiir part of Southern Alberta, when we have: virtually been left to looi .alter So .many eves have been turned .to the north, so much done to .push on and up into the great north, no doubt a wonder- lul country, but that which was left behind'bit made its name resound alar, and has carried the name of Al- berta forward to victory, again and again. the south, whicB started the wheat boom which really started Alberta, won prizes galore agains't all com- petition .without any outside assist- ance, forced the world to confess its many. great, qualities and unlimited comes to the front again and shouts "oil." We have it wan always' "Ye Thomases conie and see lor and if you do hot believe, we are going down, after it .to show you When .Southern Alberta gets up and abates herself she wins. It is only faith that is required, faith that will jnoviT mountains and, that will bore into the bowels of the earth. It is the intention of the Cardston he break- out plicr Cirditoil lixjn't tall' of _ til the railway was built He later at the went horse ranching He leaves a wi I and uno" rattled Roche Will Not Allow Hindus to Land in Canada MUCH STOCK SPOKEN FOR All that the Lethbridge Oils Limited from doing business the word from Edmonton that their charter hat been granted. Just at at this very valu- able information is in the of the provisional managing di rector, Arthur Hayr, a meeting of the board of directors will be call- ed and the permanent organiza- tion effected, so that the stock may be placed on the market Several thoutand shares have al- ready been Hated, and just toon at the head office is opened the ruth Is expected to commence. Inquiries from outside towns are pouring in from parties who are anxious to the Lethbrldge fields and ft.is antici- pated that the full quota of stock will be easily disposed of so that work may be proceeded with. Mr. Reynolds, the expert who will prospect the Lethbridge field, is expected in the city sometime to- day. _, HON. DR. ROCHE Who sJtd regulations as to landing of Hindus In Canada will be strictly enforced DROWNING ACCIDENT AT MEDICINE HAT May wall, accountant: of the Ornamental Iron Works at Redcliff, "was drowned while baththg in the Saskatchewan river with, three companions yester- day. .The body lias not yet been re- covered All -Treasury Bills Wiped Out and Finances are on Firm Footing NO NEED FURTHER LOANS Medicine-Hat, May C. R.' Mitchell, Provin- cial Treasurer for Alberta, an- nounces that he and Premier Sif- ton have concluded arrangements with. Messrs. Spencer, Trask and Company of New York, for the tale of the provincial bonds. As a result, sufficient bonds have been disposed of to, enable the province to repay ail outstanding treasury bills which have been from time to time issued to pro- vide for capital expenditures. The present sale means that the pro- vincial indebtedness is now upon a basis covering a considerable period of years and will relieve the province of the necessity of making fresh borrowings until new expenditures have been decid- ed.upon. DRILLS ALREADY ORDERED TO BORE NEAR HERE SET OIL ADS IN TONIGHT, PLEASE Owing to the fact-that the gas will be shut off "tomorrow, the Herald must-go "to'press "at 2 o'clock. Office will foe open tonight, be in night to ensure insertion in to- HE1S HELD ANNUAL REV. CANON MoMILLEN ADDRESS- ES BOYS ON MORAL HEROISM The annual church parade of Leth- bridge Cadet Battalion No. 301 was held on Sunday, May 24, at 3t .CYP-: rlan's Church. While it had -been the intention to. hold this service three weeks earlier, nothing was lost by the postponement, as Sunday afforded fine weather as well as .a 'suitable" the ob- servance of the ceremony. The service was of.: a particularly .suitable nature, especially the address by, the rector, Canon JfcMillen, on the subject of Heroism. While according physical bravery its- full meed praise, the spealcer .emphasized the infinitely superior brand of moral courage required to maintain hign standards of uprightness and honor. The parades to and from the cfcurch were headed by the Cadet Bugle Band under the personal supervision Lieut 'F. S. Filmer. Just 'before dismissal on the Bar- racks grounds, Supt. Wilson, R. N. W. M. P., took occasion to congratulate the battalion on its.smart ierly appearance. Many a timei1 he said, he had seen corps on 'Parade; and at drill at the'Barracks, ,but never before had he been more impressed than at-thls time. The marching alignment- and general neat appear- ance were particularly' commendable. The Cadets on'ce more did credit'to themselves, their Instructor and their city HACKED: KING'S PICTURE May '.picture of King George V John Lavery in tbe Koyai Scottish Aoademv here, was kicked bv a suffragette this aftei noon The woman used a hatchet She'smashed''the glass of the picture and made a gnh several Inchn in length in the canvas When arrested she refined to glie her name Developments art Coming Thick and Fast Location of Much Discussed Anticline SEGUR TO BORE IN SOUTH Developments in the local oil fields continue'to gff on apace Probably most interesting piece of informa tlon IB m connection with the pro- gress along the International border -'B.- E.. Mc'Arthur, C. E.j spent the larger part ol tire past two days mg carefully oienithls field, and t is at .the present time preparing his sketches and'reports. It. is stated on good 'authority that the anticline the Dingman well is locat- ed, extends, in a southwesterly direc- tion, practically in a straight line from Black Diamond post office to township 1, range 13, west of the fourth meridian. This line passes juEt a mile, and a half to the east of Leth- UTAH IRRIGATION BAM WINT OUT CAUSING FLOOD HlchfleH, UtaJi, May dam of the Hatchtpwn Irritation reservoir In Qarfleld county, 65 feet niih aud CO feet long, broke last nlfht and caused a Hood which Is rushing down the Bevler river valley Telephones and horsemen warned settlers and .it Is believed ho llres were-lost, but 'persona are Uonjolcce. 4 'NELSON SPENCER ILL A Medicine May Boatload Now in Victoria Har- bor Causes Some Discuss- in the House STRICTLY ENFORCE LAWS MASTERMAN DEFEATED Ottawa, .May second week of morning sittings commenced with a small attendance of members, the majority of those who went home lor the holiday, not having returned. Hon. Prank Oliver asked the minis- ter cf the interior for' a statement in regard to the Hindus now off the Pacific coast. The. Premier, he said, had stated some days ago that the law would be enforced. He desired to know if the new clause of the act re- cently introduced, which sets aside the authority of the courts until im- migrants hav Canadian soil. actually landed upon would be invoked by the government, to'prevent the land- ing of these new. arrivals. Hon. Dr. Roche, said that the last advices he had received were to the effect that the ship with the Hindus on board was lying out-side of Vic- -toria Harbor, and 'the newcomers were undergoing a thorough examina- tion on the He said that the recent .order .prohibiting the arrival in :Cahadii for some months to come' ol artisans or labor- ers would be called: into effect and if this failed, the...new. provision of the act td which Mr. Oliver had re- ferred would be utilized. He assured the minister that the laws would bo strictly enforced. Hon. Rodolphe Lc'iiiieuJ said he had received a letter complaining rtb.lt a number of Bulgarians: and Bussiann had recently arrived in Quebec' City where tney were remaining instead of going on the also that a num- btr of assisted emigrants-.-yfere ar- riving in Canada. deal? stricken in on Sunday ,evening. 'He -was operated on. appendicitis yesterday and is favorably j Dr Roche in reply stated that this I strict orders had been given to all officials of. the ;depiirtr- mcnt as well as to the steamship companies that none' but those who 4 HIM are prepared to go on the land ate m Canada( ihc-ptwe.it time. WON1 TWO OUT OF THREE COM. PETITIONS AGAINST THE E'MPIRE London, May. against picked cadets the Empire, the Gal- cadets with ,th_eir. .double team, bridge. It is claimed that the area in secured .highest marks in, two out of nnich oil likely tends for several miles on either side of this in practically ev- ery district which has heen mention- eri'in connection with the oil develop- ment. Mr. JMcArthur prospected the entire district to the south, taking in sev- eral hundred miles, east and west. He was sent put by the Boundary Oil Products Limited, and his report will be available tomorrow. He is particu- larly optimistic over the indications along the border. DRILL ORDERED The Boundary concern has already, ordered, company through .W. .Gary and a bore drilling out- fit, .which Js. expected' to be on the ground ten days. E. C. Guil- managing director of was in' Calgary over the veek-end, and the order was given direct-to the Calgary office of the company. The drill the Ift.rgest bore to be in operation in the; province. It is hinted that the derrick'.will be placed on; section 33 or 34 iii township i range. 12. Word has-beih''received fcom H. Ostlund, who went to Edmonton to look after tHe company's in- corporation is assured and will he .complete'within a day-or so. John R. Palmer, one of the directors j has gone to Spo-kane where 'it is hopnd 1 that financial men of that city will be interested. SEGUR.'WLL DKILL SOUTH The information, published in the first time that Ira E. ;Segur would drill in range 12, was confirmed by. ,tlie. Herald in Calgary yesterday. Mr. Stgur was out of the some of his closest associ- that it intention .ol the-S.egurinterests to concentrate 'on. the south ,'field as soon as it was reasonably possible. MoCANN-IN'ClTY- J.-'J, McCanii, who is interested with Mr. Segur and a party, of New Yorkers; is in the city today, but will give out no information that is specific.' He states that the entire south country will undoubtedly un- dergo one of the greatest peri dc of its history within the on PAJO three of the first unit competitions. The championship.and gold medal.was presented by Prince; Arthur of Con- naught'to of Calgarj, the also 'wort the snap snoot- ing and-was second-in deliberate aim. Louden of. Calgary -was third for the championship, an' English cadet tak- ing second place. Baker of Calgary was first'for'.best rate of fire and Comer, also of the Calgary team, was first in the deliberate aim competi- tion. Copper to Rout Winnipeg, Man., May As a cul- mination of au unemployed' demon- stration this morning, which started in a parade of twelve hundred, most- ly forBigaers to the city hall, three arrests were the return of the procession to the north .end, the leader of the gang "harangued his .followers from the- top of a soap boz, when a constable" in; the flcinity at- tempted to effect 'his for un- lawfully causing acrowd to assemble on the street. This led to a near riot, the "army" starting'in to irial- treat the constable, knocking out his teeth and causing a r Jot rail to be sent into headquarters, which result- ed in the arrest of the leader two other foreigners. and THE BAYONETS OF BELFAST: AN IMPRES- SION OF ULSTER [RULE BILL PASSES By Majority of to the House of Lords About June 22 London, May Irish Homev Rule bill passed its third reading in. the Commons today, by.78-majority. To Lords June 22 London, May the curtate' be rung down on 'what is a .contempt- ible exclaimed Bonar Law In tho House of Commons last night, when he adjured his followers abstain from discussing the Home Rule bill but to go into the division' lobby. Forthwith the vote was long before sunset, whereas In the or dlnary course the debate might hava dragged on several days Frankly; there seemed not i Httia relief In the Commons that the issue has been transferred to place." Political writers of both sides this morning anticipate little towards, peace in the promised amending bill, and minds, of members of the House of Commons are turned rather" to- wards their constituency. Lord Crew, government leader1, in the House of Lords, has announced that he win not put down the second reading of the Home Rule BUI hi that house before June 22, so: there will certainly be a.breathing space of lew weeks except for what may hap- pen outside the precincts of Weatmin ster. Several Unionist writers today urge the Uliter Covenanters to preserve their restraint and there ill no doubt Sir .Edward Canon will offer the lama advice when, he returns to Belfast next Friday. Liberals .Urge Action On the other hand five Liberal1 members, Hon. Nell Primrose (ion of. Lord Arthur SherweH. Cecil Beck, Walter Roche and Jwiab. 1, directly .after reiterdayV Tote, journeyed into Staffordihlre, There a public meeting held" voicint 'disnatisfictlon with the gov- ernmeat it' did sot take sterner measures in the recent fun' running This meeting mi- tt Premier "to take any tion he thought necessary'' to'prevent; a recurrence One speaker pointed outthat Mr; Churchill did not heittate to move fifty thousand troops during' the railway strike in England, yet nothing Beamed necessary when 000 rifle's 'were smuggledby Ulster, Yorkshlremen's Petition The following resolution has been signed by a lirge number of. wealthy merchants and land owners in York- shire, and signatures are dally being added: "We, Yorkshire men of mod- erate views, putting aside all party, consideration, wish to record our deep conviction that' although, people in England may >be unaware: of iti intensity, the feeling which eiilts'in" Ulster and -other parts of Ireland re- garding the present Home Rule, bill is such that it cannot be forced upon. Ulster without civil war, "we, therefore signatories to this resolu- tion, call upon all members of parlia- ment to avert'this national cataatro- Dhe by insisting upon a settlement by compromise as the result of sacrifice! or. both sides. A. satisfactory settle- ment, in our opinion, must secure Ul; ster s seclusion from the authorUv of. the Dublin parliament until such, time as it shall voluntarily come in, and must also include such, alterations in the bill as will satisfy moderate opin- ion with regard to the government of the rest of Ireland.' If, as its promoters claim, .thisv re- solution" is being signed 'largely1 'by Liberals it has its political signifi- cance, as Yorkshire Is preponderat Liberal in sentiment. The ftgww reproduced above are two Ulster volunteers armed with ihort rifles and very long sword bayonets, double-edged the pterclng'end. They gicuudo m.ar Boltaot Loadou Sphere I. MASTERMAN DEFEATED London. May >F. G. Master- man. who was appointed chancellor, the duchy of Lancaster, to succeed P. Hobhouse, "was defeated for, the second time Saturday in tion. In February Mr. Mistermin was defeated by Mr. Samuelson, Unionist, n :the southwest division, of .Bethial Green. Saturday he was defeated In the constituency of Ipswich, the election having been necessary to MI the vacancy oauwd by the death ot the Rev..Sylvester Hornn. The Tote was: Oanconi, "Unionist, 6406; Miiterman, Liberal, 6781; Scurr Soclallit, 395, COLORADO MINERS FIRE ON UNCLE SAM'S TROOPS Trinidad, Colo., May For the first tline since they resumed control in the strike districts of the Colorado coil fields, the United States troops were fired on last night, It wii learn ed today Tie shooting occurred it miner s camp at Seguntfo near Inldid, where 20 ihoti were tho ;