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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME vii. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1914 NUMBER 143 Tells Lethbridge Oils Anticlin Compares Favorably With That at Dingman Well OUTCROPPINGS ALSO HIGHLY FAVORABLE Lethbridge Oils, Limited hat something tangible to offer the publi todav All thc directors uere a sanguine smile this morning, th occasion being the lolloping oifiua statement made to thc Herald an signed bj the managing duector ton taming a preliminary repoit of th findings ol Air Refolds, the C gary Thc outstanding ._ mark is to the effect that the anti clinc discovered on the. Whitney farn is equally as favorable is that on which the-Dingman and Segur well are located This is what Mr Ha) says George A RejnoUK, the man ihree jears with tbe Southern Pacific in their oil holds m Texas three years with Standard Oil as a pVactical expert in oil fields and oi drilling, the man "who stands among thc most prominent in the reccn development of thc and dig gings m thc Calgary and Okotok' districts and thc man who pioneer cd and' drove .the.. now famous Mac Dougall-Segur Well, Was engaged Lethbridge Limited to go properties and report his find ings After spending considerabli iimc on thc ground and taking hii hearings from all points the com "peak'ng of gas and oil pro ducts and the pre requisites for tin formation and location of the same 3Ii Kevnoldb, atldicssjug the Direc tors of Lethbridge Oils Limited, 'la. thc first place you must demonstrate- a Definite anti-clmc, and, affet that find a surface m- 1 in the sand out- cropping or seepage I found the Inie stone out-cropping that would demonstrate" a strong gas pressure at- an ordinary depth, and well-defined anti-clinc that compares equally, as favorable as the rone 'on. 'which the Dingman and Segur .wells- arc located. This quotation: was dated at the City qf.Lcthbridgc the 29th day .of .May, signed by Mr. Rev ndlds in the presence of all the Dire; tors of Lethbridge Oils, Limited, and the'Solicitor. "Mr. Reynolds will ren der a full and complete report just us soon as. ho returns .to Calgary report will _nnblishcd and presented to the public. HAYK, Managing Director Much Land in South Filed by Big Interests There was a long'string 6i intend- ing applicants for leases on oil and gas rights at the land office this morning, the majority of filings being in thc Luadbreck'and Contts dis- tricts A. representative of capital ists from the .United States put in a busy day yesterday as he "was re- ceipt of telegrams from an expert who was .engaged to look over thc Lundbreck field .on the anticline 100 milts from the. Dingman well. Tbe majority of the leases -in this area arc held bv the.Faber-JIac'Kenzie in- iterests. At about 3.30 a local man secured a valuable lease by a margin of onlv two seconds in fl-2. A. J.'IJIackburno stated this morn- ing that he' has had filings made to the extent of acres, and that he secured. acres at the local land office yesterday.. He is repre- senting large financial .interests in London, New York, Paris and Brjlin. fl'hc larger share of Irases applied for by Mr. Black'burnR are in the neigh- borhood of the Boundary Oil Pro- ducts leases iri'3-Il, 1-12, 1-13.''2-11. 2-13; west of the fourth along the International boundary east'of Cbufots. Inn mtlnntion that representative-! 9f tlir d I I' and Ira L Stgm filed oil'.land .in -territory, was confirmed this morning by thc men who did the THE CZAREViTCH RECOVERING It Is 'reported from St. Petersburg on good authority tiial the- s lit tie has no'w' fully recovered hla Me has Idst tbe pallor he had! when the court.wont.south to Livudla. JaH full and now hai a firsh hcjlthy physical movements arfljrce.and'tliiero iri-no trace of tho former itlftnosi'la'tlic left leg COLD FIGURES TELL OF EMPRESS OF IRELAND DISASTER-964 LOST, 403 RESCUED Shaughnessy Says Disaster Worst in SIR President_of the C P R, to Whom the Liner- Belonged .ontlon, Canadian Pa cific Railway ollices remained, open night in J ondon ind Luerpool Great numbers of. people jround both buildings. -T-he following messufee was sent to. the this rals; On behdlfof CanadUn Pacifi" Railway, may 1 be thank our Alajestj foi join "Majesty s gra cious expression of simpatln COMCJ 3h-- iiig Georse to Duite'bf Conniiighi General if Canada 'I sm deeply .jjHeved over the-aw ul disaster to of Ireland n which so Canadians lost taeir ives 'Qucjen Mary and I "both1 assure you r our heartfelt sympathy with those for'the..logs ot .relatives. iul friends. Shaughnessy's Statement Montreal. Mav Thomas Shaiighnessy, President of the .Can- adian Pacific has issued the following, statement in fconhtc- tion with of the Empress of Ireland ''The ot great loss of life, is the inost ser- ious i in the history: of the St Lawrence route, -Owing to the distance to. thc or telephone station fr.pm.tbe scent-, of the wreck there is. unavoidable delay in securing, official -.nctails; but exprcf a report fiom Cai1- tain Kendall in thc'.course-of the afternoon. From, the facts as we have them, it is apparent7 tliat aboui' 2 o'clock thiii morning the Impress of Ireland off Ri mouski and stopped in fog was rammed otr the port-side by the Norwegian collier in web a manner as to tear the ship 'foin the middle 'to 'tbe screws, thus making the--watertight-bulk- leads with which she was provid: cd. useless. -The vessel settled lown in fourteen- minutes, Thc iccident occurred' at a passengers ..ware in -bed and }he interval beforp the steamship was not sufficient .to enable the officers to rouse" -the lassengers and get, them into- thc mats of which there suffici- 10 accom moduli, much argcr number of people than those >n board including and crew. That such accident hould 'lie. possible in the ..River Liwrnice 1o a ussel ol thr s, of Ihe I mprcss of Ireland ann possible precaution -aken by tho owneis (o ensure tbe ,dfcfj of the passengers and thc Thc'saddest oaturo-of tho disaster oi, ourse, the loss of life and he heartfelt sympathy of cvcrj loih connected the company out tn I In, rplutitcs und nViifls of all those wlio'mel Heath n thc ill-fated ifitciimship." F M OIBBOXb, General Publicity Agent C.P.H. Dead Being Picked Up Today and Brought to Quebeo-Storstad Captain to Have Done Stories of Thrilling Rescues and Sad Irving Died Trying to Save Wife or more persons went 1o their e liner Empress of Ireland, the bodies Quebec, May 30. Ol the thousand death yesterday Avith the sinking of oi moic ihau UOO.hfne been iccoAercd today. Search Avas being' conducted in tlic fet LaAyrence fui otheis, and tlu living, estimated at 855, wcie eithei at or emoute to then in garments supplied by the residents of Salvation Army Lost Many ofits Leading Officers Three New Names Added Since Hunter Children Lost today the bulk of the dead then recovered, Avcre placed in ihe gov- ernment Lad) Clzev -fit liinioilski lo be brouglit.to this city pending identification. .Captain Kendall, of tihe Empress of still suilering fiom his injuries, remained at the Jifole village, from the Avharves of which, at IOAV tide, Could the iunncls is stricken ship gleaining aboAc the sin face. With it became knoAvn today, Avent down in bil- Arei bai-s Cobalt to England. It is the OpiiUo.ii in shipping cir- cles tliat to be bodily raised or 'dynamited from her position-far' fcai that hci piesence will cause the formation of a sand bar. The colliei Storstacl. ihal nppcd open ihe liner's side, arrired at Quebec early this piocecded sloAvly to Montreal to, Avhich port her cargo of coal is consigned. Captain Andtison Avhile refusing to giAre, out any ex- tended statement, said (hat- the collision "had been due solely to the sudden- ness Avhicli the shin doAvn upon the vessels. He added .that after the crash he picked up moie tlidii-300 persons, in faet most.. .saved. Latci theA Avere.trunsfeiied to the Luuv Evelyn aiul the Eureka. The col- hei had in her the a to admit three men eject. Her poit anchor mining, liaving been dragged. and sunk Awth the Empress V f. Uimoiiski Mai, 30. The cruiser i The StorMad kepf -on hQr' way to- adv liden" wUh-indre 300 .lead From the steamship lheon. Capt. (Anderson of tht Storsiailv tried to of Ireland steamed away from Rim thc bow of thc .larger boat. At tJiki for Quebec where HI anjanx erent hrr nose missed the: inprorised morgue the victims of the of the liner and uUihgcd into her disaster TV'.H aMife identification amidships It severe but tlie wound inflicted was tit identification Captain' Kendall, oi tlie Kmpress, itill crushed bv wimr, has occurred, at the spot uherc the double hull and bulkheads were of no avail. las a little better this morning lie i till suffers from injuries sustained IK not contracted pneumonia vas reported. To friends with whom j Quelec Ala; E. Abbott, of; le has talked, he lamented bitterly! Toronto, told thc 'story of how he failure of the Collier Storstad to Laurence Ining died trying to save iold bow in the rent she fa id ins nas the last man and Miss and Master Hunter. The Herald bas been unable to lo- cate an> relativps 9! Miss Miss Grace Hunter, daughter of Brigadier Hunter, is li years of while Master is 12 years oCi age. Both attended the school dunng tba winter months were both born inilndia. Airs Hunter i- a sister of Andrew Tulloch of; Street Valley; Sah ion Ai my peonle of Leth- bridge are prostrated with g ief over cleanlsweep made of the Army party aboafd Ejmpiess, ind it Is understood apaciai memoiial sfrviccs will be conducted tomorrow the Cita'del to mark the sad 'occasion. Memorial services, 'will be conduct? ed in Kudx church .also according1 to., an announcement made to' the Herald yesterday afternoon, while tnero not be a cburch. in the city that will not make some fitting reference to tbe greatest catastrophe one th'at touches Canada closer than, any tliat have occurred in recent' yearr Lethbridge Band Goes to Calgary to Play at Fair Bandmaster Cline announces thatA lie has received' word from B. Rich- ardson ,manager of the Calgary Ex- hibition; whieto is to be held, this j'ear from June 30th to July 4tb, tliat the Lethbridge Citizens' Band will be giv- en an engagement through tbe entire fair. Jfr: Clhie state's that he has' promised a return; engagement this1 year.if the'band was aatisfactory last, year, and Mr. Richardson's letter IB evidence that tb'e Lethbridge band.' made good.. and possibly, ,wenty-five men will be included'this, vear, and they are. rebearaing; every day for the.occasion. The plied music at Calgary through, the en- tire fair last year and their, playing was the subject of much favorable comment. 'It is therefore a decided credit to tlie city selves that they have, been, offered tbe engagement again this year. They; receive ?1000 lor their five days' sei> vices. JOHN NEIDIG IS DEAD One of Lethbridge's eaillest pion eers, John A. Noidig, passed away his morning at 11 o'clock after a brief, illness. The death occurred-at-' Jiis late home across the river, where he has-resided'for many'years. Mr. Neidig. was aged 73, and lias been fttble; for .some time. He ivas well known 'throughout the city and dist- rict and his .demise will cause sorrow amongst a 'host of fi lends Ht> has resided in Lethbridge for upwards: 25 years, coining flicro direct froin New Hambiirs, Ont. Mrs. Neldls, four sons and four daughters survive. They are: Andrew, Gus, Fred ward of LethUridge and Erncat Ternio and Afra Kdward DIxon, oi Lethbrldge, Mis J B Iludd of vue, Mrs. Wni. Oliver, of Chinook, aiid Mi s B S Killam of Good Irtnlio. Fnnorai arrangements will :bc aa- ;