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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume V. Lethbrldge; Alberta. .Saturday, July 27, 19.12 Number'193 ROGERS SCRAPS WITH MAJOR THREE MEN HELD IN CONNECTION WITH ROSENTHAL MURDER CASE Is, Minister Trying to Us ioVIajor Leonard, the National Trauscoa rtiuental Commissioner. It, id reportec felr. Jlogcrs wauls Major Leonard dls tmlssed. The Globe Tells Why Toronto, July the head Way Leonard ,ihe Toronto Globe says' editorially: "The Winnipeg Tejegram, the organ 01 Hon. Robert. Rogers astonished t'lu people of the west last week by a vigorous attack on Major Leonard who was appofnteti by I lie Bordei government National Transcontinental '.Railway commissioner and given tlit powers to rush the work oi construction to completion. "Tlifc Telegram, like all other Con- scrviUive papers, praised .Major Leon- it rd warmly when he fo.ok ofiice. it declares that the government, in ap him "appears to iiave made a. mistake.' Tlie" Globe then quotes .The Itegiim Leader to the effect that a..Winnipeg.subiirba.ii. subdivision and 3-1 on. Robert Rogers is interested in wanted the railway run that way, but Leonard objected. "Then" The Globe "The statements made by the Leader should have the attention of the premier immediately upon hia return to Canada. If they arc untrue an ofiieial denial should lie given, if they are true, Mr. Rogers should be put.in his place promptly by his colleagues.' There must he no bulldozing of high olUeials of the government-by men. like the .minister of the interior." f-n-. The Telegram Editorial. editorial iu the Winnipeg [Telegrauf referring to Hon. 'Mr, Rog- ers, wa-s as fellow's: "The'present government has shown a to give merit its proper, place in appointments to public ofllce. _J ts_ appointment on the whole 'have given" general .satis- faction, but in the selection of-Major Pi. D. Leonard as Transcontinental Railway: Commissioner, it appears to 'Diave made a mistake. Major Leon- ard's initial work in connection rvvith the Transcontinental .railway .certain- ly does not give promisexof useful public service. His administration of tliat great enterprise'has been chiir- by high'' handed methods and by gross .misuse of large powers which have been conferred nflon him. "It'will readily admitted that the qualifications of Major Leonard appeared to fit him for the work to which "he .was assigned. The Tele-j gram commended the appointment, when .it was announced, but events liavexnot justified the expectations. "Any commission would be an im provement on the old .commission. Leonard, .whatever hia faults may be, stands.out to happy contrast to the men who preceded him, but it must1 be admitted that; millionaires installed-in public1 offices .with almost unlimited-- power, sometimes display 'faults which outweigh their ,j CAUGHT A POACHER Ottawa, July Do- jmrt'tncnt of Marine and Flslr- received .word that an American fishing vessel, named Thella, which had been poaching-off Hie Col- umbia coast, IIUK been.captured by the-revenue cuttRr, NewJng- ton. Particulars ar-e lacking.' inlREATis A SERIOUS RIVALRY British Mercantile Supre- macy Challenged by. United States London, July -Morning Post today says; "Tbe opening of (he. Panama canal will signalize a formidable attack by the United States on the supremacy of the British mercantile marine and he endowment of' American trade in British market's with an immense ad- The prosperity tliat is due o our control of Ih'e aca-carrym, ratio will be challenged under the rew condition by af.strong and en- erprising nation, in a determined ef- ort. to recover the carrying.industry t lost in tlie war of 1S12." Tho Poet adds: "In situation, provision s made by tlie Admiralty, for siation- an adequate'cruiser "squadron in he West concludes by ieclaring that the- supremacy of the iieruhant service; ind that British vesfaels must be well iiFTnSuttCu, and armed commerce destroying ;ainst the ime of war. WAS A .Cornwall, OnL, July the age of one hundred years and- three months, Gordon Empey, died last ev- ening. Mr. Bmpey had been confined 1o bis bed. for only a'Tow days before 1 hia death; His vitality was reinark- i' able, v Only last spring when he was over the one hundred yenr mark, he went into his and did a little flight, gardening, while yesterday morn S hc.wan aTile-to get out. of bed and sit in a chair. WANTS BOARD TO TELL REASON WHY RESIDENT McCREA MAKES AN APPEAL TO RAILWAV AR- BITRATION BOARD New York, July AJeCrea, resident of the Peimsylvania Rail- road, was called tins afLernoon, as a witness before the boa-rd of arbitra- tion, at Manhattan Ueach, for the 55 railroads easr. of'Chicago, which are opposing the demands of their loco- motive engineers for an advance ot 17 pep "cent; in wages. Air. .McCrea made'a' strong plea for a prepared opinion by tho members of tlie board, setting forth their reasons for whatever award they decided to make. He said that, as well'as those directly interested., tire entire country is expecting' the com- mission (.0 treat fully the situation us a whole. The three men whose portraits..are'shown herewith have been charged by the New York.police in connection with, the murder of Herman Rosentlmh Two of tjiem.are-charged with being directly implicated In tile slaying of tfie gambler and the third is being 'held as a -material witnesb Passed Public School Leaving Examinations Edmonton, Altu lie school leaviHc, July list of. pub-, successful! students at (lie recent grade VIII. ex- aminations are: Lethbridge Centre Allan, Alex. II.; Annable. Eihel: An- derson, Floyd. Bailie, Stephen; Bean bier, Wilfred A.; 'Beazer, Bes- sette, Aldie E.; Blais, Alvit E.; Blais, Edum L Bonnell lewis P Bourne Victor M.; Boyson, S. Rose; Brandley, Emma: Brandle, Harry C.: Browu, Byron Broun Lance Ch ib ORANGEVILLE. FARMER DEAD Orangeville, Oijt., .July Fetcher Switxer, died this afternoon, at the of 72, following a paralytic stroke. He was one of the liest known authorities on bee-culture in this pro- vince. He was formerly a resident of Toronto .township, Peel county. Cameron, Hugh IU.; Caseaden, Lew is; Caspell, Richardson 13.; Christain- son, Franklin; Clare. Elsie Clark; Harry; Conybeare. William R.; Combs Fannie W.; Cory, Edgar R.; Crawford, lean E. Crookston, II eric. David, Oscar D.; Da vies, Lorense'o Deforest. Anah JM-: Demphster, Edith E.: Dersch, Deschar- mais, Lncie N.; Descharmais. Ila> mond L.; Dobbin, Edward; Dobbin, Harry; Donaldson, A. Mureil J.; Dun- ham. Aileen; .Dunsworth, Francis E. Duusworth, Leon B. .Dee: Frame. Eva G. Gardner. Elmslie W.: Gordon, Mady F.; Grant, Carll; Gray, John F. Green, Viola; Gresham, Rennie. Hassall, Deborah E.; Hazoll, Min I nie R.; Mead, Nephi.'L; Heap, Clara; Man en II Ilflliei Dut.Ha W Hilhei Harold Hilliei Llojd Ihlhei isettie Huns Gladys Hni in in Schujlei Hidgkinson Tolm M ITolmes Ilorspool fill ford; Itulbert; Irene A.; Humhion. DP idi M Hutcheaon I aura C lue Nettie c L leppon Loi line K take Rhei B Kennev Beuldh Kerr, Agnes P. Laid way, .Margaret; Lee, John; Lee, Livnigstone, Agnes J.; 'Luhde; Ida: -Lynn, Kathleen. Malchou Gertie "Malcolm Haitie Malcolm AlaigJiel M Malmborg Rula B.: -Marsden, Aggi; Marshall, Floience MIBOII Franklin M Ma Lillanl; Mathers, Ivan; Matbe- son, Anna; Matbeson, John A.; Merr rill, Sara L; Miller, Bertha; Milnes Blaiich; Mitchell, Chas. A.; iMonk. John P.; Mythaler, Ruby W.; Mac- cormack, Nora; McLaughlin, Mamo: McLeod, Annie; McLeod, C'hestin Wilson; MoKenzIe, William; McHae, James A, Nalde'iv Valeria J.; Nichol, .Janet L Niramons, Mildred -AI, Osborne, Ida; Ostrom, Richards Ott, Gladjs Palmer, Walter K.; Parry. Chas. E.; Patterson, Gladys; Perry, .Eileen, Pogue, Wilda: Price. -May E Ileadon. Alice V.: Iteicl. Alvin; Ric- hards, laobel: Riddell, John C. Salmon, Lanetta: Saiidhani, Lizzie P.; Schoredcr, Maude; Shaw, Ethel .M.; Skoy, Carl E.; Addie E.; Smbojt ARittle Smith Harold; Smith, Lister Z. R; Smith, Minnie C.'; Snou Ala> Sn tier Mily; South- worth, Ruby L.; Spencer, Basel; Stall CB- SU Howard Stanfer.'' .Math'a: Stewart, Florence; Stewart, Ida AF.; Stewart, Mary; Sweedfoger, Roy Tainter, Maurice; Taylor, Clar- ence R.; .Tbiesnieyer, Louis A.; Tufts, Josiah; Turner, Verda Uutineu, Jonas; Untiiien, Lydia. Vaselenak, Yaselenak, Mich- el. Irene; Walters. Allister E.; Washbrook, Margaret A.; Watson, Vera V.: Weinard, Annie; Weiss, Catharine; West, phil- ip; West, William Whodler. "El mer: WIddls, Harold P.: Williams, Merida; chester, Wayne, Young. Norman; Vuill, J. JIarla STREET CARS WILL RUN BY AUGUST FIFTEEN LO! THE BAD INDIAN Ottawa, July- Brant, a chief of the Mohawks, "on the Bay of Quinte reiserva- .tion, hae been found guilty of thoft, and has been deposed from his chief ship. Temporary Generator Will be Good News Take the red' lino, to the fair grounds. Superintendent Held is wcilr.mg: a loud smile today: The street; oars will be running- by tbe fifteenth of AueuKt. Such was the 'joyful news dispensed from the superintendent's office this Ot course it will have to be ratified by the council but the head' of .the department is not worrying on that score The smile following the news-, is more.or less general. At any rate the members of the Exhibition Board; aro: all wealing it know that the 1112 exhibition Is to be the biggest thing of the kind put on in Leth- bridge To tho stieet railway working toi fan week moans the mak- ing of the fair. yesterday there was gloom'in-, tho; stieet railway department's offices U'ord had been received that; the Seai man Co iiiiinufactiinnE the motor geneiatoi set in England, would he unable to ship the machine in time to get it set up six That lopked bad for operation during the tan Then a hurij up call was sent out for the street railway committee of the council When they got to- was shot to death on the Detroit and the sit Windsor ferry boat, Excelsior, nation to'them and said that he coujd; ly after otlock on Thnisday at- hire a machine troni a fiim in Ohic ago, and the 0 P. R had promised to hi ing it heie in ten bj fast freight The committee naturally en- FERGUSON IS A BLATANT COWARD Bravado Gives Out and He Bemoans His Prob- able Fate Detroit, -Mich., July has set in on William Auld Ferguson, slayer of H. G. Herbert, the travelling Canadian Immigration who lernoon. In his cell at the cential police sta tion; the man paced up and. down the entire night arid monimg, oc- casionally ghfng waj to bib feelmgb in a burst of tears. Mis thoughts were all of himself, and the penalty.he.fac- ed for his crime not foi the oEficei whose fceil to the deck 1-le told the police Frldaj morning, how. in Bloomington, Cul, he worked as a watchman, when.he had NATURAL GAS FRJHTIG GOVERNORS MONTH tendon, -tuly bye-election 3n the Crewe1 division of Cheshire, which developed. ;into a three-corner ed fight, owing to the split between tho Liberal and L-abor supporters of the government; resulted in a gain for the figures being as fol- lows; Ernest Craig (Unionist) Harold Murphy {Liberal) J. H, Holniss (Labor) At tbe last, general election McLar- '.cics, lu tbe of a, government majoril} of At tbabye-electiflii of April, LO, the majority was, and 'Liberal nmjorltieK nt previous elections were as follows: 1910 IDOfi, 3900, l.fifiS; ISSfi, 64 fi. In 1X95 there was a Unionist ma- jontv of 550 The Unionist majority of !HiC tirely due to the split In tho govern- ment 'ranks, which wna .brought by the intrusion of a Uibor can- didate, for what the Lab- oi'Ues claim was unfair troatmont by the Liberal party managers in anoth- er constituency. The .-vacancy was caused through the death of W. S. B. McLaren, nn ardent Free Trader and supporter of female-' suffrage, :who had represented Cvewe v since -ISSfi continuously, but for the Unionist suc- csjss of ISOn. Crewel is the most im- portant town in the. Cheshire division and the vote IB almost entirely-in the aitisan class. The c-aiiuttiati- fought ihc cnmpaign on a. tariff Tor in platform, coupled with colonial preference ,'aml favored; female suf- fnige, and; regarded .the insurance ftci as-an accomplished fact lo'bo so treated. The l.iheral cnndldiuo was handicap ped In his appeal on the constructive Lloyd George programme "f legisla- tion by tlie sectional split which 'made his campaign largely one o-i1 an ex- change of personalities -with 'he -la- bor wing. On Monday evening tbe branch gas pipe line from the main line at Royal City will be completed to Lethbridge and for the first time in its history Lethbridge will have a supply of "nat- ural gas for all-purposes right very doors. Oriacol] nnd (Jonners. who have the contract foi" piping the city for gas, ave been working on. the branch line all week, and informed the Herald this morning (.hat they would complete he line to the city limits for tbe .pur- pose of distributing the gas. Within thirty days after work in the city SB commenced, the cotnpam will be ready to connect customers up with the mains. Tbe Canada Wes terrf Natural Gas, Light, Heal and Power Co.; expect t.o open an office in the city within a very short time, where gas fixtures will be'sold and. during tbe month of August the plumb- ers and gas titters may'expect to have a busy time installing the ncceseary gas pipes in the houses and blocks not already piped for gas. Naturnl gas is now a reality in Lethbridge ACCEPTJNVITATIONS Men at Head of Campaign to Stop Imigration to Western Canada Are Coming to Dry Farming Congress reception accorded the'Canad- ian1" commissioners of ihe il Dry-Farming Congress on their tour of tbu western states has been most flattering in the extreme, and it Is believed thai, as a result of tiieir BUTTED IN ON FAMILY QUARREL New York, N.Y.. July Policeman Hichard Ca-ffec, of. tbe Shoepsbead Hay station, who was shot last night during a family nuar- rel, in Piitvohnan Thomas Col- lins is said to havo taken tbe --imrt of Airs. Caffec, died early todav Col Hns wa onions locked uj> with HON. ROBERT ROGERS Mlnltter of the .Interior, who ic Deput- ed :.to be after Major Offcial Scalp visits there .will be official represent- atives from upwards of twenty states, while a or more will send ex- hibits, Ag. indicating the trend of public; opinion, it is anticipated that the governors of many of the north- western, states who have heen prom- inent in the agitation for Immigration to that section .will attend, and the1 acceptance of the formal invitation seni; out -by the Hon. Duncan .Marshall vice-president, for Alberta of the In- ternational Ury-Panning Congress, lias already been received by Secretury John T. Burns, from several govern- ors. Gov. Oddie, of Nevmla. after a con- ference witb Hun. Daniel Morgan, of the cojnmissioners. at Reno on Thursday, declared himself heartily in favor of urging-that every western state 'bo represented officially, and that each send a large exhibit. He will bring the matter, before tho con- vention of governors at Boise, Idaho, next week, and will personally urge all the other governors', tp encourage (he western states in making a grand exhibit at Letbbrldge. Gov. Spry, of Utah, ac- knowledging the invitation sent him by Hon. 'Duncan Marshall, in behalf of Ihe Canadian Hoard of Control, lakes tbe opportunity of iissurhig the officials.pf---the Consrtvs of his' hoar- ly co-ojjjjjjiulon hi the sendiuB oi' a re- (Continued" on page practiced _steadily pistol The weapon wiili whicli he shot 1-Ieibeit is of a new pattern, m ike He boasted that if the brush in tha vicinity-of the place tinned on page 9 J" JOSEPH BERNIER SLATES BOURASSA ANNEXATlONtST VIEWS THOSE OF THE .FRENCH- CANADIANS Winnipeg, Julj do not be- lieve that .Mr Bouiassa's iu Le Devoir, rcpieient the opinion oC French Canadian people .of. Canada" said Joseph E Bernier, M P P, yes- terday. "They, are moieo-er uutimefj and unfortunate. Mr. Bourassa is. speak- ing for himself, he hat ,i right to nib ow-n opinion, but if he uimertakes to speak for his compatiiots, I do not "hesitate to Gay that in my jiidginerit he is mi'3repre8cntlng them Anv man who will say or "write; anything- of a nature to shake the.1 "confidence and belief of the British institutions, is a menace to the peace of the country" quiied ab to the cobt and was told that would cover the expense s This looked like a, lot of mosey, and the proposition (.urned down Supt Reid not to be beaten, ao he cabled to the Seamaii f uu in England and asked them, seeing could, not fulfill, contract on time, the} would de fi aj part of the expense An auh- ei was i eceived In the afternoon HE HAD HEART TROUBLE Berlin, July 'Hew- lett, well known farmer and veterin- ary surgeon, living neai Wintei- bonrne, died v estei d.t> from t trouble, in his "58th year. He was a member of the Woolwich council for rnnny yfinrs, and serv-ed as reeve for three terms. stating that thej would pay half ihe expense of getting a tempoiarv gen, eratoi Sent from Chicago This ing the order went in to the Chicago-, Srir, within i foifcnifihi tbe_um _ chine will be here. H will be set up in a tempoiaiy building to be elected specially i house it, .nd on I1! Mr Reid says that the first cars will be inn the system, and a giand cele bntion mil be piepdred for the event The street railway depai tmeut, by getting the Astern in operation by August 15th, has established a Dora Inion lecoid, and Geneial SnpCrin tendent Reid. Supenntendent Doughty in chaige of the track work and S'-ncrJs, who has built the o-erhead three pround men Thiee hundred thousand dollars has been spent in the ,GDd to spend that much monej, put m A good and it ready for operation (in three and one half months, is a re-' ,ord any department may be proud of Can on the Way Five double truck, cars will arrive within the couple of weeks, to be readj foi the opening of the sj H tern and these will.be used during the fair of thp cars been on the road toi some days and the other" tlnee shipped today fiom the factory at Pieston, Ontaiio Ho A mam people will the street railw aj rai i j during fan eek' A estimate plates the number at fteen thousand u daj duiing the week But even at number, each car will have to.carry three thousand, ind it is that that be, about as many as can bo liandled. (Continued Page 9} _ FOR CITY Ottawa, Julj Dominion jinbpectors are as follows Biandon F Fruit. Department is completing AP- Steol; Hegiua, Georso F. Graft; Saskatoon. J. T-I: Asley Broolw; Med- rangemeDiB no as to groatlv -icillc .IIat. Alctcalf; the work of inspection rind donusift p fruit will- bo givei ai (ioao in jn ypectioii cipoited tinit JJ.ittit- ular wtteuiion will be n 1o tbe West, V.'hore ihe number been doubled and the consumers of the West will be given protection in their 'purchases of eastern, and coast fruit. .0. "VV, Baxter, of Ottawa, an exceed- ingly competent ofhciiil 'i.tB ouea made chief inspector of the v.vit head quarters at mitipeg Joseph Cai man lias been appointed inspector for Winnipeg distnci and