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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBRIDGE. ALEEKTA. THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1911 NUMBER 41 noon Justice Beck Operated on at Hospital Walter M, Dunham, Who HasTrospected U. S. Oil Fields, Talks GIVES SOME ADVICE Advises Local People to Sup- port Companies Prospecting m This District THINKS PROSPECTS GOOD MnenCA s, greatest and foremost oil and statistician, a drilling perl geologist, production manager and promoter ol the highest standing, a nun has seen for tunes made m a out of oil and has been m state in the Union where oil is produced, maker and pdssessor or the most complete and line of gas and oil statistics 111 existence cohering a period extending from 18D1) to the present vltf r M Dunham of '1 ulsa, OkHhoma has given the Her old something that interest en one of its readers Mr Dunham came in from the souvh last nlgl t and registered at thr Alexandra Hotel He left 'or Oil tod 11, uhere he intends going oier the entire situation Summing up t lie N hole matter in a itftt orrfs Mr Dunham out the following 1 haung examined jour JicW. ami.with only the newspaper informal ion atr iwim I tmiiic I cm safeh predict that Southern Alberta is destined to develop within a .short time: into :one of the greatest oil producing sections in the vide world The be spolsn o! as u which means that the e- are limited, though enor producing capacity for a It is a "field" m thff sthctes'i, 01 the. word, and e n hraccs fiery district where mdica tlons hale been found AWienever the grade of oil like what has been found in the Dlngman will tomes to the surface, i( follows tune that an immense body ;of the .crude oil is located in the uchiiU sooner or lat- er It is onl) bj oersistent effort in the field that. this.lake wilL'be locat- eJ, and whoever is lucki enough lo find it will realize .beyond the wild- est and fondest, dreams. ttATLK WITH A KIC-C Irasolinc is len apth is water with a hick to it It is i verj BOARD OF 3EVEN PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS APPOINTED EXPERT REYNOLDS WAS BUT HE IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE TONIGHT A meeting of tlie, 01 set en direttois with the follow ii provisional direct HON. JUSTICE' BECK His Lordship Mr Beck taken biiddcnh ill here just a uetk ago todn while presiding at the cml of tilt supreme couit court vab iidjpurned, as Judge Beck's illness necessitated 'his re- iiunal to the hospital His condition mpnned scueuhat toward the end of hst week but of i relapse began to appear.the first part of-this week, and lie-was dperated on by. Dr. McNaliv. His condition todav is ven uih ed anil Dr McN alh tes, that lie is practicalh out danger Judge Jicck daughter Mrs Laugln of 1 dmonton ib in the cit; at the present time ors and incorporal- or.s of Lethbcidgc Oils, Limited, was held yesterday af- ternoon. After .sat- isfying themselves that all the prelim- inary conditions and legal formalities had been complied with and that the ccoipany was duly and properly incorporated, the provisional directors and incorpor- stors adjourned and the first ordin ary meeting of the shareholders, call- ed the statutory meeting, was held After the usual routine work, the shareholders proceeded to the election Douiu i Ives, Whitney, Cnlpuidii d B. McKay and Stacej unanimously fleeted for tiic ensuing I) ivid 11. Klton was elected solicitor D. audi- tor British Cuiidian Trust corn- pain registrar and transfer agent with .the .Merchants Bank of Canada as bankers .for (he company. Offices will he. established in the south suite of the oTices lormcrly orcupied by Standard-Securities iji the Sherlock building. The-prospectus is now in -the hands of the printers and just as soon as the experts haie their report in shape, j t uhich it is intended to include in the prospedtus the same will be ready for the public Certificate of in- corporation came to hand ;this morning together witli dup- licate copy of mem- orandum of associ- ation showing .the same duly register-, c'd on the 20th day of -May, liU't. The directors will meet again tonight'at 7.30 at the office of David If. Elton, Room 2, Stafford Block. Expert was expect- ed to arrive last night, was delayed, but wired that he would arrive to- Judge Jackson Elected Grand Master Alberta MMfHNBllLlflS SOME" POINTS NOT SETTLED- HOUSE MAY RISE FRIDAY JUNE 5 STILL AT C. N. R. AID Ottawa, two the. C. N ft aid resolutionb a first reading last evening and stand for second reading 'today Then the hill will be introduced anil on second reading, stage, it is ex- pected that number of i the Grand Black Charter of'British I America. At the session this morning 00 was also voted toward .the Belief, of the relatives', of the, victims :of the i sealing disaster a few 'weeks ago on the banks: of Newfoundland. Local Company Will Soon Have a Private Wire DUKE WON'T BECOME LORD LIEUT. IRELAND. London, lljiy is no truth in the report that His Roya! Highness the Duke of Cominught will become Lord Lieutenant of Ireland on leav- ing; Canada, The nresent av- rangements sre that His Royal Highness wii'l return to Bug-, laud in October, pass the win- tor at Bagsbot, and journey to die smith of .Europe for the spring. GEO. B. MACKAY One-of. the Directors of Lethbridge Oils, Limited 10 IfflHE FORE LOCAL CLUB PUBLIC MEETING IN AUDITORIUM CENTRAL SCHOOL TOMORROW EVENING IS-A-BRILLIANT SPEAKER Will John D. Build Dominion Western Through South Reported That Oil Magnate is Behind Line Which Will Touch Cardston, Pincher and Calgary Members of executive of the Lethbridge. Atl Club have arranged to Tiave Dr. Hyde, Principal of Rnhsrt- son address the citizens of i Lethbridge on some real live topic on night at the auditorium ol" Central school. Dr. Dyde is one of. the. foremost educators in the west, and. he tbe western spirit. -lie knov.'s the educational value of adver- and'the AtJ Club is very for- in being abiu to secure him for-iliis occasion, for there is no moro pleasant speaker on the "Alberta plat- form.; Dr.. pyde will preach ;iext Sunday in Knox Church and will de- liver one'of his famous lectures on on Monday night. Jndg Ing, from the- reception .he received bore on the occasion of his last visit, ho will speak to large audiences Caidslon ,_.r _____ _ _ south country ind the town ot Cards (low" ton in parfcicului nunifcslinn some bcckOIlc interfht in a report from algan winch intimates immediate lions on a lino of uhieh n to pass through the lemple Citj V joint 'syndicate of N'ew York and .London capitalists, tt in said, arc financing the road Is to lap Itlic-oil fields west of Okotoks, pass Shwp Creek Ictwuim IMngmau Mav ibpccul) 1 he (well No 2 and Ilcrron Tldcr No I, Hurry, and already an appreciable, ad- ......'Pi to Lund-! vance in real ostalc has been'notice- Crows NTest mlwiy able. H is not generally known, per- rihcher Creek will be haps, that it is many years'since gas the re, touched and Cardston will he the on- first.burned' Mormon capital of ly other 'Interest before the j ami thai periodically 'over' Boumhrj is reached U the hnr it I since deep wells have yielded odors so' is reported concretions uill be inidc prevalent, that drilling for water had with a, road, controlled ;hy tlic Uockt- feller interests to he abandoned. j. .Tbo lino above mentioned is co.m- Ihc prospect of another hnonly known .as Dominion West- ind thr ptldenoe of an oil (hid in crn which is expected to Cardston distun has "Milwaukee" at the boundary. HOW WOULD YOU SAY PANKHURST IN FRENCH? London, May French mili- tant suffrage tie who was arrested for smashing thrie windows-at the Na tional Gallery created'a scene when she was .brought before ,tbe magis- trate at How Street police court to- day. Sho continually, shouted in --Hurrah for and uiTiUvfor. ChrlHtobel Pankburnt.1' ei, .'prisoner rcfuseU to filve, her The first private wire to be in- stalled by any firm in Lethbridge will be In operation in the office of the Western Stock Exchange, John Wilson manager. The wire will run direct from Calgary into ths office of the company, and the latest quotations on "oil "or any stocks will be bulletined whenever received. When the oil exchange being established in Calgary is be- ing operated; the price fluctuations flashed to Lethbridge so local buyers will be in touch w.ith.the market at alf times of the day. The service promises to put this live company up with the leaders in the oil brokerage busi- ness. FOREST FIRES THREATEN A MINNESOTA VILLAGE Jluhl, Minn., .May. tired fire fighters continued today Master Elect Jackson his' officers Thursday will appoint CHIEF DETECTIVE'S JOB EDMONTON WOULD TAKE pX LETHgRIDGE COP BACK WITH A PROMOTION 1 QUIT FORCE IN WINTER Edmonton, 'May1 C P Kioning has been offered the position of chief .of the-detective dc: partmeat here following the shake-up in .the police force: Detective Kroning was a niember of the Lethbridgc force under Ex- Chief Gillcspie and Ex-Chief Davis: Following the now famous strike of the local force in October 1012, he was promoted to the rank of detec- tive, which position he held until he went to Edmonton just prior Ciricf Davis' appointment as deputy chief at the capital, the time of the police fiasco in Edmonton following the election "of Mayor McNaniara, Kroning quit, join- ing the detective staff of the C. Isr. H. He has now been' ofiered his old job back again with a promotion to boot. SUFFRAGEJTE BOMB FOUND, London, May bomb filled ith gunpowder, gelatine and iron bolts was found today in the freight car of a train at WnlMngborongh. The missile is believed by the authorities to have been placed'there by suffra- gettes. battle against a 'wall of forest-consum- ing; flames near their village. Ad- vancing tires last threatened to wipe but the houses about the Cyp- ress mine, a few mi'ies frem here. Only a heavy shower can save the camp, according lo the firemen.- HOUSE ROBBERIES IN REGINA Rc-gina, May houses in the residential district or this city were entered by burglars last night, n one of "the houses a gold watch ,d J nnd a .slight sum of money was stolen :ujbut in the other it thought the housebreakers were frightened away before anything of value was stolen. No trace of the burglars has been found by the local police, but it is thought they are, members of a sang that have been thig city for the past two 'weeks. I That the well which was drilled ill this cit-v some years ago by James Peat'and Sons, anil which proved 3 "dry bole" at about .2200 feet, is not an indication that a' sufficient test was made, is the opinion, of K peat, who was a member of tbe ing firm- This well was the Lethbridge Electric company, and afterwards taken bv the cttr., It is located opposite the and was dulled with tbe hope Hut. gas would be struck It is the opin- ion of.JIr Peat, and of the city com- luisaioners also that ;on what the depths might hold can. nofc he justlj marie on (he strength ol this veil was not drilled, deep enough. Mr. Peat thinkfa that it should have been drilled at least ,4000: feet. Tbe log of the well is supposed to be in'the hands of the ub, but it could hot he located this, morning. Mayor Hardie is anxious to find it, and the archhes mil be thoroughly searched this end in MBIT. The log is contained in lucent-report of. the government. Whether the uu hu the slightest idea of continuing drilhug operations with the hope of finding is a question that has not yet been broached, and it is not known whe- ther such a procedure would "be feas- ible or not, but .the matter wilPnot be drooped until more definite infor- mation, is .available. The Boundary Oil Products? h'ad a meeting-last night, but tbe stock is still held up pending- completion ol incorporation proceedings and the is- suance of a prospectus. The Bound- ary think they have tbe real goods, and are looking for the stock to go over the counter in a hurry The Amalgamated in which a number of local men arc iriteiratcdj and which will drill in section 1, tp. '4, about six miles from the Dingman well, is selling stock .through the Standard Securities. Treasmy. stock only is being ofiered ami iii seems to be going at a good rate. The Cardston company has not yet placed its shares on the market, pending completion of their incorpor- ation, Subscriptions are being listed, lowever, and it is reported thati Managing Director H. V., Brown ob- tained a subscription for a.-. large )lock yesterday from J. ;J. GaL- hralth, of Montana. The Cardston. Iri-r vestment company, which is handling Jie companj 's, stock jomtlj with -iho Kimball and Larson company, has mrchased an automobile, and a thor- ough canvas- of the- country is being nadc. 'Lethbridgc Oils selling on he at a good s being taken in preference in many, :ases to shares in the mnics. Filing, continues .at the local Jand >tlice. A number of Vancouver men filed, yesterday, and H, L. Oliver, au oil man from Denver, stated- vestcr- day that he was confident of results in this section. Representatives of the Federal Oil company filed, on some-.of the land along the border according to reliable reports. Lake of the Woods Company Buys Medicine Hat Mill Will Increase Total Capacity to 2000 Barrels Ttiird Big Flour Mill for the 'Hat Medicine Hat, May Frequent, reports that the Lake of tlie Woods Milling company was negotiat- ing for tlie purchase of the Medicine Hat Milling Coronnuy's naro were'confirmed today w-hen M. N. Mc- Neeley, managnr of the company, an- lounced that the'property had Ijcen sold to the Lake .of the Woods con- cern, 'anil that tlm lattfir would lake possession.' on .lime 1st w.hen a party directors and officers will be pros- ml: Mr. McNeeley will continue as nanager of the mill two. years. Vhlle Mr. McNeoley.: would not state xactfy what the Jlnancial consldera- lon was, ho intimated thu.1 Uij deal involved over MOO.OOO, which cludes the purchase of'the nilll; string of elevators and the business. but not thi, Linseed Milling Company Is retained h> the. McNeelejs It is the purpose of, of. the Woods Company to increase the ca- pacity of the mill from -.600 barrels lo ;2000 barrels, equalling the Ogllvie Made I eat mills hcrt Tlie tension together increase In the number of -will mean an this vear of 000000 Tne nrcswit mill is niac tlcally new, having 'been rebuilt and cnlnrgpd to ita present' sizo two ycara naa started by John McNceley'. and his son, W. N.; in 1501 when there was no wheat 'raised In this district... Altogether tlieir Brat veai they purchased only 300 bushels locally Thej started a campaign to bring farmers to this district year, purchased over bushels locally. The firm has a large trade in the Orient, being second only to the Ellison. Milling Company of bridge In this trade. .The company maintains an office at has a representative'in Japan rind China most, of- the time. 'Johni'iMc- Noeley is at present returning from a the Orient and does not know completion of the salfi'Of tb9 ;