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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS July wheat.............. 153%^ Ootobor wheat.....i..,.,, ^iV/z July oats .............. 63|/i WEATHER High .....�................ 64 Low......................, BO Forecast: Local showers VOLUME VIII. LETHBRIDGB, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1915 NUMBER 140 SK CANADIAN WHO "AR S WRETCH'S Wounded Officer Pleads for Mercy Then Kills Canadian ^ When He Turns His Back Montreal, May 27.-Ca|)t, V,. Stor-ty, of thu ICUi scrvitp b;ittaliou, Korlhumborland Fusiliers, who was wounded in tlic licnd and anlUi; al tlii' front, and is on a l.hren months' trip to the Pacific coast to rcRain his health, arrived in Montreal yesterday Dn the steamship Northland. lie tells of a friend of his being killed liy a German otliecr after the German's life had been spared. "My |)al shot a Qcrmun private," �aid (;aptnin Waller, "and an ofTlccr beside him pleaded tor his life, saying lie was a married man with a family. My pal let him go,, but bad no soon-rr turned his hack than the German olTicer shot him. The German did not live long himself." OEUMANY'S CAPIBIRNOO 6 KILLED IN BAD STORM Fort Smith, Ark., IVlay 27.-Six persons are reported dead, two at Talihana, Okla., and foi/r at Chek-tah, Okla., as a result of the storm which swept weBtern Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma last night and early today. Reports reaching here today from Antlers, Okla., assert that more than 60 persons were injured at'Tallhana. CITY 01 HALL ERS FIGHl UBLE LICE NS CADETS FIM Inspection ot Ipcal cadets by Capt. Hirnlc, officer in charge ot the deten-ftion .camp here, will be held tomorrow afternoon on the High school grounds at a o'clocl ? > '> Ottawa,. May 27.-Militia orders announce the promotion of Liout.-Col. J. A. Currio, M. P., to the rank of Brevet-Colonel and to remain second in command. _i WESTERN CPOP TQ BE SALVATION OF CANADA Toronto; Ont, May 26.-"The .western wheat crop will prove the salvation of Canada this year," said Pat Burns ot Calgary, who is registered at the King Edward Hotel. Ho said; "The acreage has Increased; the crops are Jn three weeks ahead ot last year, and the people are beginning to understand the oppd'rtunitiee ot the west, Tiiey s^re doing more work and less running around in motors. ' In fact. I have' been in the west 35 years, and I am confident that 1915 will surpass them all.'.' ,. To Test Russian Shells atPetawawa Ottawa, May 27,-Big guns will bo heard at Petawawa during tlic next day or two.' Shells wliich have been manufactured in Canada for the Russian government are to be tested on the ranges. RAMMED STEAMER S SAFE IN PORT New York, N.Y., May 27.-The Hoi-land-American steamer Ryndam was sate in port here today, with passengers and crew once more on board, after a collision and a narrow escape from destruction early AVednesday morning, oft Nantucket Shoals lightship. The Norwegian freighter, Joseph J. Ctineo, which rammed the Ryndam,. abaft the foremast, was creeping in with ten feet of her bow cr.ftmpled by the. impact. SEGUR LOOKS FOR REAL OIL was travelling eastward at a pace abend ot a ten-mfle wind. rapid CHASED BY SUBMARINES MaaslulB, Holland, May 26:-The British steamer Imber arrived here, today, from Liverpool, and reports that she was pursued by two German eub-marines in the vicinity oi.' the'North Hinder lightship in the North Sea. CARLSTADT WOMAN SHOT Caristadt,Alta., May 26.-Mrs. James," lining 16 miles northeast of Carlstadt, met with an accident Monday, while shooting gophers. A small rifle accidentally went oft, the ball striking the toot on the top of the Instep. The ball went through the foot. GIRL KILLED BY AUTO North Portal, Sask., May 26.-Alma Bloom, a glrV of 14 years, was killed, .Sunday, by fin attto driven by Jake Dewing,- a farmer of the Portal dis-irlct, ' . ^ ? ?5* > ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? PROGRESS IN THE ? DARDANELLES London, May 27.-Notwithstanding their heavy losses in men and warships, the Allies are continuing InceBsantly the campaign which aims at the conquest of Constantinople. An Athens dispatch, stated , that they are cohstahtly bringing up reinforcements, and that the Turks are greatly impressed with the unremitting vigor ot tlieir aBsaults. There is no evidence, however, that the allies have been able to'extend greatly the field ot their operatiqus on the GalUpoUl peninsula. Ottawa, May 27.-At a second cqn-^ ference with Sir Robert Borden anil, jhis colleagues at noon today the representatives of the provincial gov- : ernments and raunicipalities asked foe the appointnient of a working commission to co-operate with the provincial and municipal authorities 'in giving relief to tlie unemployed. Aloerta Government Co-Operates Hon. Charles Stewart, minister ot public works for Alberta, pi;omiscd the co-operation et his government. , He said the muni'cipalities had been putting it up to the. provincial gov-ernment to meet a situation which it was thought would not exist this spring. In Alberta, he said, there was considerable railway work which it was proposed to keep for the unemployed of Alberta, but any ot the appeals for work were from Britislv Columbia. Other provincial representatives also spoke. Sir Robert Borden replying, stated : that the resolution would receive the ;most earnest consideration ot hiroselt "What we want is the real goods now," said Ira Segur, who went south this morning to the Lcthbridgc oil fields. "We have had -eno\igh ot expectations and indications, and we are looking for the real stuit now." Mr. Segur said that the McDougaU Segur outfit was completed on Miik River, near Pendant De'oriello and the new well is to be spudded Saturday. The G. T. P. well Is progressing sat-isfactoriij'. Illieti asked for somo definite idea as to when a strike might be expected, Mr. Segur said : "I have been in the oil business too long .to answer the ijuostion 'when ?' 1 can only say that indications are better than ever and with luck we should '� and his colleagues. One consideration know very soon whether there is oil had very much impressed. "That; in this field or not. If we had not consideration," he said, "is that it. been clogged witli misfortune we , is far better to provide work than should have completed the G. T. P. 1 charity. That is a promise which well four months ago." 'none will gainsay." May Investigate Death of Miner at Warner Warner, May 27.-A verdict ot acoi-, order ^a separate investigation into tlie aKair, although not definite. dental death was returned here by the coroner's inquest last night into the deatli ot Harry Aspey, the miner Funeral Tomorrow / who was killed hero on Tuesday by a The remains of Mr. Aspey are be-cavo-in in tlie Warner mine, The doc^ ing brought to the city today, ThB tor in the case testilled that the funeral will take place from Hurst'sv man's death must have been install- undertaking parlors to'i-^V^stn^jit^'terj; taneous, his back and neck having churqh tomorrow aftorngoniat-sthjeio, been broken. No blame was attach- o'clock, Rev, .G, H. Cohble(^iok".offlC-i ed to anyone by the jurv, jinting; The minors uclon'wlUyVje'',Aa 1<\ Asplnall, mine inspector- who ! charge.and the minors band'j^W,llVfi:j(o, looked after the case m the lutetosts i m attendance, � AU. meitihetR'xe^^ ot the proviucial depqj;tmcnt,'-fmfty.-uriwn are. roqtiestei to�-ai,%n;d^ 14 41074? 20 3?5949 ?192 ;