The Province from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on June 28, 1929 · 1
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Friday, June 28, 1929
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nrno"0 "ttTA TTnThTT!7"innn ttiv a irTr Tr&mnvTiTmni o cents Per Copy falRTY-SIXTH YEAR NO. 93. WMTHrK rORICASTl CEKEBALLT FtB AKD WARMER. VANCOUVER, B.C., FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1929 -38 PACES. riRrri ATioM (jo O";o VESTtBDtY 0JtJ- PRICE THREE CENTS. Five OnU on Train, Boat and la Coontrv. 'HIP'S CREW RESCUED A11?3 OIL OUTPUT IS CLIMBING Developments In Turner Valley Field This Year Reviewed Page 35 Si!? TO MEASURE NAVIES Reckoning Strength of Fleets Necessary to Effect Arms Cut Page 3. rom Wreck of Steamer Hartwood at Point Reyes, California P. 2. Daykin Placed In Control of Varsity Lands 'Development . Will Go On Without Inter-t ruption. 'OLICY DEPENDS ON investigation! inquiry to Determine! If Subdivision Pays Its Way. I TICTORIA, June 28. A. N. Day. IV kin, commmissioner investigat- I " . i . i . : r . i 11! aumiiusiraiioii vi me rovernment's University subdivision let Point Grey, was given complete harec oi this area by the cabinet oday following the dismissal yester- iay of H. L. McPhcrson,' who for- ncrly was in charge there. I Mr. Daykm- wiH eorrduet the- ad ministration of the area until he makes It final report, Hon.' S.' L. Howe, acting inlnlster or lands, stated. Under him he work of the area and Its develop ment will proceed without Interruption. IWhat will be done ultimately with the i.-overnment land will depend largely on IMr. Dajkin's final report. While bis interim report, filed yesterday, found that there had been grave Irregularities In the administration of the area through the use of government funds to develop private areas, another Important side of the whole question has yet to ne investigated. . This Is the cost lot developing the subdivision land and the returns secured from them or likely to be obtained In future. , BARELT PAVING - - FOR ITSELF. In starting the enquiry the govern- I merit believed that the area was barely I paying Its way and that If It proved lpo more profitable In the future It I might never contribute to the uokecD I of the university as originally planned. iwoit Mr. us vain nnas on this point is Iivaiwu wiwi eagerness oy the cabinet. If, as the government expects, the scheme is not profitable, some entirely new policy In handling It In the future may be necessary and further development may be halted for the pres- I cnt at least.. - Until these facts are dls- l covered the business of the subdivision will be carried on as usual under Mr. Daykin. , Beyond the dismissal of Ma tor Mc pherson and the appointment of Mr. Daykin as officer in charge of the sub division the government contemplates no Immediate steps. As Mr. Daykln's Investigation is not nearly finished yet all the affairs of the subdivision In a sense are sub judlce and ministers de cline to comment on them or on prob able action later - to straighten them Out. -. .;- . HOPES TO GET v - RESTITtTION. It was learned, however that" the government has good hopes of securing restitution or mucn or the money which Mr. Daykin finds was misspent on private ianas. it is planned to re cover every cent possible. Crowded conditions that prevailed on all Vancouver city beaches last Sunday proved beyond a doubt that there is need for more beach space here. Parks Commissioner E. U. Baynes told the Town-Planning Commission this morning. ' , . - - - , ,, . . He declared that traffic conditions at Srcond Beach and Locarno Park last Sunday were exceptionally bad. His remarks were made during a general discussion on the question of reserva tion of foreshore on English Bay not now controlled by the Parks Board., ZONING PLANS HEADY. Tentative ronlng plans for Vancou ver South have Deen prepared, an nounced Mr. J. Alexander Walker, resi dent engineer, In charge of the city plan. Suggestions tor improvement wiu ne sought from the ratepayers, Mr. Walker announced,, at six punuc meetings to be held In various Vancouver South districts, and will be embodied In the final draft of the Zoning By-law. Difficulties in limiting commercial areas on long through streets and In finding suitable light industrial districts nave been experienced, he said. Commissioner u. n. omiT.n s sugges tion for the connection oi Terminal avenue with Georgia street by means of a viaduct across False Creek was sgaln under discussion. Tnis project is not provided for in the major street's report, and In preliminary discussions has been opposed by a number of commissioners. FOREMAN" WELCOMED. , , Th. commission welcomed to its dis cussions again Mr, A. E. Foreman, who has been absent lor, several monins because of Illness. . ' Mr. W. Brand Young, who attended the annual meeting of the Town Planning Institute of Canada at Winnipeg recently as a delegate from the city and commission, reported on the 'convention. j TODAY'S BASEBALL. KaUMUl. - it. s. Cwrfnn.ll .$5515121 - " Pltttburtn. . uuuvvv v ... - mnwMphU it Ke Tort- Pmtpmti; ralx i Boston Brooklrn Pmtponeii: rein. j A'vhlnften. Saaten . . . . e n a : i s Ann 3 n o 05 l ais Chicago . .11 mo e o o t o a 7 u i o o2 tf Vott t riulad-lph pouponed: mn. MORE BEACHES ARE REQUIRED GlMl.n4 Curat . i OMOIMI 9 5 illHOlt 4 No Fraud in Golf Project, Claims Boyd Backer of U.B.C. Course Says There Was . an Understanding. , ws ORK done by government em- oyecs and money on sections jof University of British Co lumbia lands under lease to private interests for conversion into a public golf course was the fulfillment of a moral obligation on the part of the lessors to hand over the 120-acrc track cleared of the original stand of timber, according to a statement by Mr. John Boyd, president of the General Construction Co., one of the chief backers of the scheme. In an interview following the publication of charges that government funds had been used for the development of the golf course, a purely private venture, Mr. Boyd denied that any government money had been paid to his company for work done. Mr. Boyd undertook to give his explanation of the charges. In the absence from Vancouver of Major Frank M. Ballard, a resident of tbe University section, who Is the prime mover in the development of the golf bourse on lands leased from the university for a period of twenty years. While a skeleton company Is In existence to take over the project, at present Major Ballard and Mr. Boyd are the- two men who have advanced money to finance construc tion. It Is expected to open the first nine holes of the course this autumn. CLAIMS INDERSTANDING. ... . "Major Ballard carried on" the negotiations for the lease iof the property with the former government and the present i administration and It was clearly understood that the two rectangles of land on either side of the University boulevard Just west of the area gates, would be banded over clear of stumps," said Mr. Boyd. " "There was no provision for this In the lease, so far as I know, but It was certainly a clear understanding. This Is tbe only work which has been done on the property by government men since we leased It; They cleared the land of tbe original timber and we finished the Job." Mr. Boyd explains that the lease constitutes 120 acres, consisting of two rectangles on either side ot the boulevard, the northern portion being slightly larger. At the western end of both parcels of land some original timber remained. ; The rest of the land was cleared some years ago by unemployment relief work. -., SECRECY IS. DENIED, . , , , ' "There was no secrecy about it," declared Mr. Boyd, "the government men worked on that part of the land, did the heavy clearing and we followed up with the finishing work. "J believe this expenditure was kept in a neparate account and there could have been little difficulty 'tn 'finding out wbat had been done., , "My company did not do any work for which the government paid. "The scheme was suggested to me by Major Ballard. I thought It was a good Idea and It provided winter work for our equipment. I believe that It will be a great Improvement to that section and It will remove an eyesore from land that will not be needed by the University for twelve or fifteen years. If the land bad been left, a second clearing of major proportions would have been necessary within a few years." : ' Stage- D rivet for 13 Years Tak es Busman's . , Holiday HCiyLIAM. Wash., June M.-(LP) After driving stages approximately one million miles over the high-, ways between Seattle , and Grays Harbor in the past thirteen 'years, SI1 Collins, veteran pilot of the Oljmpia-Hoqulam Llqe, will begin his first extendpd vacation tomorrow, taking h 6000-mile auto tour lasting si rweekv and taking hfm as far east as Chicago. Mrs. Collins, win accompany him. War Debt Negotiations. ' " WASHINGTON. June 28. ( AP ) French Ambassador Claudel today began negotiations with the American Government on Instructions from" Paris for the unconditional postponement of payment of th 400.000.000 World War supplies debt, due August 1. Swimming, Fishing,' 1 Boating and Your Province Every Day CCHOOL.IS OUT! And now for that vacation for tbe family. Ijst year you probably . enjoyed every day of your outing, lacking nothing but your Dally Province. This rear jou can have The province delivered to your tent, cabin or cottage in practically every Mimmer resort on tbe mainland, Gnlf Islands or on Vancouver Island. It Is a simple matter to effect a chance of address for you for the summer months. Jnt write, tele phone, or tell The Province carrier. that yen wish your paper sent to ronr ramp until farther notice. Yea 1l be pleased with the service given jou. ' " - ENDURANCE FLIGHT ENDS III TRAGEDY Pilot of "Girl Cashier's" Plane Killed in Crash . Woman Badly Hurt. HAWKS OFF FOR NEW RECORD i n f: a D..i n..,-i LiCaves ratuic iu uwi unu Mark to New York-Crossed U.S. Thursday. NEW YORK. June 28. Two en-durance flights came to grief today, while two others continued efforts to break the existing refueling mark of more than 172 hours, while Captain Frank Hawks sought to add new transcontinental speed records to the one he made yesterday. . Jack Ashcraft and Miss Viola Gentry, who took off from Roosevelt Field in an endurance flight at 8:49 p.m. yesterday, crashed their plane against a tree at Old Westbury, L.I., this morning. Ashcraft was killed and Miss Gentry Injured. FORCED HOWS BY BLINDING STORM. A blinding rainstorm forced two endurance flyers to earth at Cleveland early today. They took oil last evening. Thorwald Johnson and Owen Haugb-land were well past tbe 130th hour In their assault on the endurance record at Minneapolis.. Tbe elements and a fuel shortage nearly spelled disaster for the Miss Min neapolis yesterday. Haugniana ana Johnson were forced to struggle through three thunderstorms. Hall fell during one storm but the propeller on their single motor escaped damage. In attempting to avoid one storm during the late afternoon tho pilots discovered they had used more fuel than usual and they hurried back to North field, Minn., where they dropped a note asking that Chamberlain Field be notified to have a refuelling plane ready when they arrived. Mr. and Mrs. - Martin Jensen ' and William Ulbrlck continued flying above Roosevelt Field, having been up more than forty-five hours at mid-afternoon. Captain Hawks, who yesterday bettered the existing record by flying without atop from New York to Los Angeles In 19 hours 10 minutes 32 seconds, started out from Los Angeles at 3:37:47 a.m. on a return trip seeking to set a new speed mark. . Three men were killed late yesterday when aa amphibian plane fell Into the water near Beach Haven, N.J. TAKEN TO HOSPITAL ' ( FOR X-RAY OF SKILL. ' WESTBURY. N.Y.. Mune 28 (API-Jack Ashcraft, a professional pilot, was1 killed and Miss Viola Gentry, known as "the Flying Cashier," critically Injured today as their biplane. In which they were attempting to create an endurance, record, crashed Into a hickory tree. . ... Ashcraf t's neck was broken. ' Miss Gentry, suffering from internal injuries, a : broken arm and lacerations, was taken to 'the Nassau County Hos pital In Mincola.'. She was conscious when pulled from .the wreckage ana asked, "What happened?" ' Their plane took off from Roosevelt Field at 8:49 p.m. yesterday with 118 gallons of gasoline. It is believed their gasoline ran short and the plane crashed Into the tree near a nursery, 200 feet from the. Jericho turnpike. HAWKS OFF FOR NEW YORK AGAIN. METROPOLITAN AIRPORT, Los Angeles,' Cal., June 28. (UP) Captain Frank Hawks began another assault on the transcontinental flight records at (Continued on Page 34, Col. 4.) In the Aii? Progress of Attempts to Beat Distance and Endurance Records. ENDIRANCE. Minneapolis Thorward 'Johnson . and Owen Haughland spending sixth day In air, to beat record of tU hours. ' ' ' Roosevelt Field, New York Mr. and Mrs. Martin Jensen and William I Ibrich still aloft after mora than thirty-six hours. Westburv, N. . Jack Ashcraft, pilot, killed, and Miss Violet tientry. "flying cashier," critically Injured In crah while attempting endurance record. Cleveland. Ohio A. T. . Mitchell and Byron Newcomb forced down by blinding rainstorm. - f ' DISTANCE. Los Angeles Capt. Hawks takes off for New York on west-east bop to break on record of eighteen boors across continent. He reached , here Thursday after crossing continent In nineteen hoars, breaking eal-et record. Sinca port Capt. Charles Kings-ford-bntitb and three companions reach Singapore after 2020-mile sea hop from Derby, Australia. This la 200 miles longer than the water bop over the Atlantic They are en route to England. s Reykjavik, Iceland Capt. A thin Ahrenburg resumes flight from Mtedcn to New York, bat is forced buck by engine trouble. Tacoma Lieut. Bromley. Victoria natf son, testing plane tor non-Ui . op t Japan. Canada Will Watch Tariff, Says Malcolm Change Structure If U. S. Measure Injurious, De dares Minister. TARA. OnU" June 28 (CP) H changes are made In the United States tariff which are found to be detrimental to the Interest of Canada, alterations tn the Canadian tariff structure to correct tbe situation will unquestionably be made. This was tbe declaration of Bon. James Malcolm, minister of trade and commerce, tn an address whlcb he made here. Canada, he said, bad made, and would make, her own tariff structure to suit her own economic needs. Mr. Malcolm's speech was designed to meet and answer certain statements and criticisms directed again the gov ernment's tariff policy by Hon. R. B. Bennett, Conservative leader. In the course of his Western Ontario tour. WILL MEET SITUATION. At the outset, he stated that Mr. Bennett was trying "to create fear In the minds of the people of Ontario that tbe government whlcb had so successfully administered the affairs of Canada for the last eight years will not be able to meet a new situation whlcb he fears has arisen." "No situation has arisen during the past eight years that has not been satisfactorily met," proceeded Mr. Malcolm. "Nor do I believe the people of Canada fear that should a change be made in tbe American fiscal policy detrimental to Canadian Interests, the government Is not prepared to meet It. "The Government of Canada Is much more alive to tbe situation than Is the leader of the opposition, and la fully prepared In the Interests of Canada to readjust Its fiscal policy from time to time to meet any changes that may place In the tariff structure of the United States or of any country." BRITISH TRADE. Referring to the demand of Mr. Bennett for an Inter-Empire trade conference, Mr. Malcolm stated that ever since Mr. Fielding introduced tbe British preference It had been tbe Liberal policy to Increase trade ' within the Empire. How tbls bad worked out was Indicated by figures covering the past eight years. "Our Imports from British countries have Increased from approxlmataely tl50.000.000 to $257,000,000, and our exports from 1347,000,000 to I639.OO0.0O0, giving us an Increase of trade within the Empire during that period of almost (300,000,000," the speaker said. President Klinck Approves Subjects for New U.B.C. Department. TEACH ECONOMICS A comprehensive and practical curriculum for tbe recently authorized department of commerce at the University of British Columbia was announced today by President L. 8. Klinck. The courses will be: Accountancy 1, Statistics 1, Economics of Transportation and Industrial Geography, and Commercial Law. Accountancy 1 will be an Introductory course to give a broad perspective of accounting principles and methods and to promote an intelligent Interpretation of business transactions in tbe light of their effect on balance and Income accounts. STIDY TRANSPORTATION. An introductory course to acquaint the students with statistical principles and practices will be tbe basis for Statistics I.' It will also examine tbe uses of statistics In the various types of business and to note tbe importance ot statistics In forecasting business conditions. The course In Economics of Transportation .and Industrial Geography provides for the study of the principles and problems of transportation, both rail and water, including the theory ot rates: a comparative study of tbe railway systems of Canada, England, the United States and other countries and a general survey of the reeources. industries and commerce of the Dominion and other principal commercial countries. ON COMMERCIAL LAW. Commercial law will give an outline of the main principles ot tbe law of contract; negotiable instruments; bank ruptcy and Insolvency; joint stock conr (Continued on Page 29, CoL .) SET COURSES - IN COMMERCE Province Dominion Day Feature Done in Colors IN FOUR colors The Sunday Province magazine section thi3 week pays tribute to Canada's birthday. The artist in his drawings has contrived to show the contrast between the wilderness which Jacques Carticr saw in 1534 with the crowded cities dotting our land four centuries later. y ; 4 In this issue also The Province is able to present the official order of proceedings for the thanksgiving service for the King's recovery, which will be held throughout the Empire on July 7. y" Can the gradual falling off of our game bird supply in British Columbia be halted? Jim French in The Sunday Province tells of a movement on foot to import a new and sturdier type of game bird, and to revive some old species, such as the famous Ontario wild turkey. In addition to an Empire page, this, issue contains bright, human interest features about the out-of-doors. THE SUNDAY PROVINCE T E IN 20 MS Over-water Flight From Derby Exceeded Distance Over Atlantic. MAY BETTER BERT HINKLER'S RECORD Kingsford-Smith Is First Airmen to Span Indian Ocean. (By Cbl t The Prsrinee.) (Copmtht, SINGAPORE, Juno 28, Captain Charles Kingsford-Smith arrived here at 3 p.m. today in the Southern Cross on the second leg of his flight to England. He was accompanied by the same crew that made the New Zealand flight with him and who were stranded in the wilds of Northwestern Australia for eleven days when the flight to England was first started a couple of month" ago. They are Captain C. T. P. Ulm, pilot, T. H. McWlUlaroa. radio operator, and H. A. Litchfield, navigator. 2020 MII.FS OVER WATER.- The hop from Derby, Northwestern Australia, to Singapore was msde in twenty hours and tbe airmen covered 2020 miles over water. While a record la not the main object of the flight tbe flyers hope to better Bert Hinkler's record of fifteen days from London to Australia by at least two or three days. The next leg will be to the Straits Settlements and .then to Rangoon, Burma, by Saturday. A'lahabad, British India, July 1. Karachi, capital of Blndh. July 2, Bagdad. July S, Rome July 7 and London July 8 or B. ; FIRST AVIATOR TO i i SPAN INDIAN' OCEA". jTnls? 1 ;ithl ,; mi to Jffiaa Ocean has been spanned by air. All the London-Australia flyers have followed the terrain of the East Indies, leaving only too miles of see bop. Smithy's sea hop was almost 3100 miles or 200 miles more than tbe Atlantic-Lindbergh on his flight tram New York to Paris covered 2600 miles of which about 1800 mtlea was over water.' . : "SMITHY" HAS RECORD ' V FOR WATER FLIGHTS. ;' : f'j . ? Klngsford-Smlth has made the longest over-water flights of any airman In the world. On his epochal flight across the Pacific Ocean from California to Australia In three hope be, covered 240Q miles from Catllornia to Honolulu and then came tbe greatest and most hazardous Jump In tbe history of flying, 3100 miles from Honolulu to Suva, and finally a 1700 miles bop from Suva to Sydney. Later the Southern Cross flew to New Zealand and back to Sydney,' a distance of 1600 miles each way over the turbulent Tasman Sea. Central B. C. Boards of Trade Elect Officers PRINCE RUPERT, June 28.-Olof Hanson was elected 'president of the Associated Boards of Trade of Central British Columbia. H. B. Ouest of Prince George Is vice-president, and A. H. Brooks bank, secretary. Next year's convention will - be held at Prince George. .-... An earlier report of the convention is given on Page 7. , Appointed Superintendent Of TranquiUe Sanatorium KAMLOOPS, June 28. William Jackson, who has farmed at Brigade Late for a number of years, has been appointed superintendent of Tranqutlle Sanatorium, succeeding David - W. Strachan. Flyer Hurt In Crash. . MITCHELL FIELP. N. T., June 28 (CP) An army observation plane caught fire 2000 feet in the air today and fell like a comet to the Meadow-brook Country Club grounds.-critically tniiirine Lieut. Maxwell Balfour and Sergt. Berry., . .' HOPSStudent Remarkable Escapes In Lansdo wne Crash Nanaimo Lad Plunges Into Harbor to Rescue Woman and Her Son NANAIMO," June 28.Litt!e Joseph Frew, .11. is Na-naimo's latest hero. Hearing screams for help as he walked along the Indian reserve, he plunged into the water of the harbor with all his clothes on, swam to a diving raft and rescued Teddy Corlctt, 10, from drowning. Then the young lad placed his arm around Mrs. Corlett, who had slipped off the raft in an effort to get her son out of the water, and assisted her to safety. Joseph is the son pf Mr. and Mrs. William Frew, View street, and he will probably be recommended for a Royal ' Humane Society medal. , , Woman Bandit Kidnaps Driver In $14,000 Hold-up T OPERA, Kansas, June 28. A woman bandit showing daring unrivalled by any males in recent holdups here, ' threw this city into a ferment today when at the point of a revolver she held up the secretary of an investment company, robbed him of a satchel containing a $14,000 payroll and escaped. The victim of the robbery was W. L. Stalons of tbe Security Benefit Association. He was waylaid as he was about Jones Loses Strokes . - ; v ' ' , In Terrific In the Running GENE SAHAZf y. Appeal Notice Not Served. NEW WESTMINSTER, 'June 28. With the time limit elapsed, provincial police have been unable to locate Fred Somers to serve him with notice of appeal against dismissal of the charge that he was the occupant of the Commercial Hotel when liquor was sold there last December 24. Ball Case Adjourned. For the purpose of giving the matter further consideration, Mr. Justice W. A. Macdonsld in Supreme Court ad-pourned .until July 15 an application for ball of Roderick A. Macdonald. who bas been, committed for trial at the New Westminster fall assizes on a statutory charge. Mr. R. D. Macaulay appeared for the prisoner. Col. Leckle Bereaved. Word has been received by Colonel John Leckle of the death of his slster-tn-law. Mrs. Eileen Leckle, widow of Major-Gcneral R. O. Leckle, C.M.G., at Parkstone, Dorset, England. Mrs. B. E. DIUey, who was with her at the time of her death, Is a sister-in-law. Markets at a Glance rw V1R K f,.n-rU drorr. mo vrar u rir. TOfOVTO lxrtTBtW Pm ipwrs and or s sutt. VANCorvra ttimm ttnmn ti ttuar. ill. 'V-. Pilot Has to enter the office of tbe association on his return from a bank. Previously the woman bad requested a lift from A. J. Perllch, local autolst. Hardly had she taken a seat beside blm before be felt a revolver pressed against his side and waa ordered to "speed over to the Security Benefit offices and go straight and fast." She held up Stalons before Perllch in tbe auto could make a move, and disappeared. It is believed that aha had another ear awaiting her nearby. . Cloudburst Gamely Battles Through Blinding Downpour Hagen Has Bad Day. Sarazen and Espinosa In Lead for Open Title Be- fore Jones Started. MAMARONECK, N.V June 28. Bobby Jones, national amateur champion, scored a tn In tbe second round for the national open golf title today.- With bis 09 yesterday he has a total of 144, two strokes behind Sarazen and Espt-, nosa. Jones had to battle through a terrlBc cloudburst. TTTINOED FOOT CLUB. Mama- i -- WW roneck. N.Y.. June 28. (AP) Biasing ,the way through a gusty wind for the big field, two sturdy Italian professionals, Gene Sarazen of New York and Al Espinosa of Chicago, went into an early tie for the lead today with 142, two under par, for the 36 hole or halfway mark of the national open golf championship. . SARAZEVS BRILLIANT ROOD. Sarazen duplicated his brilliant 71 of yesterday, chiefly because he needed only 11 putts on the last nine holes, while close behind him Espinosa came home with a par 72 to add to his fine 70 on the first round. Three putts and a bad five on the short 13th cost Espinosa a golden chance to take the lead. These two performances left the issue over the leadership up to Bobby Jones, whose sensational 60 led the opening day's battle. The Atlanta amateur knew what he had to brat as he prepared for bis second round after lunch. HAGEN WENT TO PIECES. Walter Hagen went to pieces with an 81. for a two-day total of 157. The British open champion Joined the defending American open tltleholder. Johnny Parrel!, among the favorites to fall by the wayside. Farrell's 84 yesterday put him out of the running for all practical purposes. - On the heels of the leaders was Dcns-more Kbute, young Worthlngton. C professional, who beat, par with a 7t after a 73 yesterday to total 144, even par. Horton Smith also tossed away all his chanCes. Smith, whose play was the sensation of winter golf, took a 78 yesterday and a 39 to reach the turn today. The rain caught the Joplln. Mo, boy half way around, but the weather was not his chief difficulty. Hooking his tee shots and going rough to rough, young Smith proved a great disappointment to his gallery. JONES I'OrGHT CLOrPBVRST. Bobby Jones, with a huge gallery disdainful of the rain, started a Utlte late. The wind died down wtth the rain, but it was most unpleasant weather. The amateur champion showed sn unconcern as he negotiated the first hole tn a proper par four, wtth a good drive down the wind and a well-placed second shot. i While Jones was playing the second, the downpour took on the ferocity of a cloudburst. ' A slashing curtain ot prey water concealed the green before tbe players' eyes. . After getting his par four at tbe flrct hole In tbe thick of the cloudourot. ' Jones succumbed momentarily to the Continued on Page 13, Col. S.) Bennett Only Slightly Injured After 800-, Foot Spin. PLANE BURST INTO FLAMES Airman Stepped from Wreck Before Fire Started. 1 STEPPING from his wrecked nuu chine just before it burst Into flames after a crash, Albert E. Bennett, 1622 East Twelfth, stu dent pilot of Dominion Airways Ltd, bad a remarkable escape from in stant death at Lulu Island at 11 o'clock this morning. Although ctrt about the face and badly bruised, he was able to free himself from th plane and walk to the airport. Bennett, who was doing some sole) flying preparing for his pilot's license, apparently lost control of his plane, a DeHaviland Moth, in a vertical bank. The machine went into a spin and crashed in a Email meadow about half a mile south of th Lansdowne .race track. Tbe injured airman waa removed, from the city's temporary airport near the Larmdowne track to the office ot Dr. Andrew Lowrle at Marpole. Aa examination showed that he was not seriously Injured. ' Bennett's face was cut ta several places when he was thrown forward against the front of the cockpit by the Impact of the crash. He waa badly bruised tn all parts of his body. NO TIME TO PI LL , ' OLT OK TAIL-SPIN. Only the fact that Bennett was In tbe rear cockpit saved him from Instant death. It la said. If be had been In the front seat he probably would have bees, throw forward wits such - force as to have been rendered unconscious. In which case be could not have escaped when the plane burst Into flames . Loss of control la a vertical bank Is ens of moat general causes of accidents In flying, it la said, especially when a plana la at a low altitude. Bennett was flying between 800 and 1000 feet and apparently did not have time to pull tbe machine out of the spin completely before he hit tbe ground, AIRPLANE Bl'RNEO TO CINDER WRECKAGE. The plane, one of tbe first Moths brought Into British Columbia, waa a complete "washout" It was burned to cinders. It was called the Elsie and was used by Capt E. C. W. Dobbin of Dominion Airways Ltd. In forestry patrol near Nelson last summer. Bennett Is a student pilot of considerable experience, having flown nearly thirty hours while taking a course tn United States. He has regis- terea eignteen nours and III teen minutes with Dominion Airways since signing for instruction here and waa considered nearly prepared to take bis pilot 'a license tests. Train Just Missed Plunging Into : Welland Canal- ', Engine in Water. ; WELLAND, Ont June 28 Klwan- i lans returning from their convention j in Milwaukee, Wis., had a narrow escape i ftom death this afternoon when the ' train in which they were travelling Just escaped going into the Walland 1 Canal, through the open bridge. The engine of the special train toppled over the bridge Into the water below. ' roaches going off the track and halting on tbe brink. ' Engineer James O'Dell of Toronto, i and his fireman succeeded In jumping from the cabin of the engine before it started Its descent. O'Dell was badly Injured. As a result of the accident, the Welland division of tbe Niagara, St. Cath4 arlnea and Toronto Railway above the city Is tied up. Boats plying the canal are taking tbe eastern channel. Pennsylvania Town Is Damaged in Big Storm TJNIONTOWN. Pa.. June 28. (UP) , Accompanied by torrential rain, a windstorm damaged and Isolated the , town of Parmington, ten miles east of -here, today. A garage and the telrphone company's- building at Farmington were destroyed by the wind. - Many houses were unroofed, porches were swept sway, trees were uprooted and power lines and telephone poles were broken, and thrown across the highways, ac-, , cording to reports from motorists. ; )' Entrance Pass Lists For City Schools Issued 4 TOTAL of 1880 pupils of Tan coover city public schools have been promoted to high school, It Is announced by the (School Board. The list of successful students of tbe forty schools appears on pages 20 and 31 of this Issue. r t-

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