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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TFe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbridge. Alberta. Thursday, June Number U2 DR.SUNDEN1ES THE GRAFT STORY Wasn't Bribed witti Mil lion Dollars io Give up Presidency Hong Kong.. .Tune Sun Yi denies the alley: it ion in the'Chinese" and foreign pres that he received to giv the presidency, saying that a! Bums were applied solely TO mllitar and civil requirements, none behi diverted to, his own use. 'The he "is bast odious and libellous, 1 have tele- graphed to .Tang Shao Mi, the prc inter to 'indicate clearly th truth and vindicate me. 1 contracte loans iu Shanghai, America, Singa pore.and elsewhere, amounting to ?l GpO.QOU. These loans were -assume) the an obligiitioi should have been repaid within four months after. Uio. success of thwas adjourned un til 4 o'clock The session lasted four minutes. The California delegation met this morning, and prepared a re- solution announcing its withdraw- al from the convention. The dele- gates said they would not be bound by an action of "a lot of thieves." President Taft denied a report today that he released his delegates; He made the denial a consultation- wlthiSenator Crane. All police and door attendants were -given changed positions to- day It was due to people without tickets gaining admittance .yes- terday i was an unconfirmed ru- mor that Roosevelt would appear at the convention at 4. o'clock, attempt to make, a 'speech. EXPECT TO RIM WORp, ON-G. T. P. LINE PREMIER BACK BY SATURDAY WILL MEETINGS DAILY AND LON- DON WEDNESDAV Otta'wa, June 'Borden will return from Halifax at .end of the be Cab inet Gouncils ,on Saturday, Mondaj and Tuesday, preparatory to the eiod us of ministers for England on Wed' nesday. While it is hot certain, the that'au appointment will be mrtde to the vacancy in tie chairmanshipt of' the railway .commis- sion. The vacancy on the public ser- vice commission may; go .over till a later date. The -latter position .can- not he filled until the act authorizing t is -proclaimed. C. P. R. OFFICIAL SAYS THE CROP OUTLOOK IS ROSY press should make a thorough Invest- igation before allowing such news items Io go to the outside world So far aa tlie case in question. Is concerned, absolutely no evidence had been to .show that, liquor had been sold to minors hi tbe restricted urea, Hia only course, therefore, to dismiss (he.case, and oxonerato.-thn police partment In every uartleulflr. (CoudDucd on page. John Couigsfteil, of the Pubhcilv Branch, Canadian Pacific Irrigation ColoniTdtion with head- quarters at arrived in Lcth- mdge jesteitlaj afternoon During ;he afternoon and evening and this morning lie moiored through the dis- to iiic south and east touch- ing especially the poitions that been rejjorteii as sufEering from a lack of moisture. .In speaking of con- ditions Mr. Coggswell said some pans of the country will suffer unless. they exper- ience a fall oi rain within the next! week. I do not mean that without rain in thai; time the crops will lie utterly ruined, but will be set back and the vlclri 'diminished to some ex- lent; However, a bright-side to the situation. Every tanner inter- viewed, expressed Hie opinion that crops.arc from ten days to two weeks ahead of last year and this.Js land 30 to 35-inches tall and in :the best of condition. These were in "districts that had been reported as really suileunt; from lack of mois- ture. .Farmers 6f irrigated tracts all 1 Iiemseh es ven w ell pleased-'with the head oi has been flowing in their ditches this season. They have sonic exception- SIR LOMER GOU1N IS HONORED BY BELGIUM certainly tbe case. I saw spring wheat that seeded'- on dry April 6, headed out on a fine, strong straw and thir- ty inches tall. I nin informed'by men lhal have gone through the .district, that, north" of [.cUihridgc some fields of spring wheat on dry land are above forty.inches in height, a truly remarkable stand for this time of .the year. I saw irinwr wheat ou dry Qfuebec, June Lomer Gouin has received the follow- ing: message from Air. Daily- yignon, minister of" foreign af- fnirs, Brussels: "It has pleas- ed tbe King, my august soyer oign, to name you, on my re- commeudntJon, grand officer of-the Order of Leonid II. I have the honor to forward you und-ar same cover >the Insignia of this decoration aa well as an authentic copy of the war- rant of nomination on tbe 2U1. of this month." Tho decoration is a magni- ficent alar with gold centre. It bchra the rtevicp "L'Union Rill la Force." ally fine stands of grain.; fall wheat 42 to 45 nifties tall, rje ftfto inches, wheat 35 to 10 inches, all, of course, in the best of condi- tion. Every 'bri irrigated land expressed himself as better satisfied to 'pay for nun' than to prav foi it With one more good rain there is no doubt 'that the entire district con- tiguous to Lelhbridge, will have a crop that in volume any bcfoie produced i Catches Mis Eyn. "Bui it's not jour giain that arc going to make, this one of the best farming districts in Jthc world. KieW- after field of alfalfa' show as fine stands as raised in (lie foiWei districts in the Stales.: .every farmer, re- gards alfalfa as his piemiei crop and ovcry farm hax.a large herd of both dairy, and .tbeef the of'the farmers-la the dislruv are marketing their crops 'on the. in the the Lethbridge distut.1 enter an era of unprecedented prosperity. Mix- ed fanning will make, this district, and at tite saine lime liaiko Ibis city. Us Dairy Cows mixed farm is one where the dairy cow Conns the backbone of the enure I surprised jtContlnuetf. on 7) Said J. D, McArthur, Will Gel Contract for Coiitts Branch That contracts for tbe grade of_thc G T P from Calgary to Coutts will be aw aided within the neTC two weeks, is the unofficial report receiv- ed in the city this morning, and that J. D. McArthur, the well-known nipeg railwaj contractoi, who now has large contracts f or O T P grad- ing in the north will be awarded contract, with instructions to push the work with ail possible speed is generally understood. The awarding of this .contract has been delayed for two reasons Ten- ders were called to be March .1.5, but the Titanicrdisaater shortly after left the big railway cor poration without a with the 're-1 suit that no new work has.been" un-j dertaken up io this-time, j The delaj In approving tbe route j from Calgarj to Couttij by the Mln I ister of Railways is another reason! for holding tbe route comes up for approval''again: on June 26, when it IB likely that proval will be granted, ifr-being eralli understood that company has abandoned of Miming, U line further eueL from the C.P R Aledrsjde lias In case, the route' Is appro ed on June 26, it is more; than Hfcely that contract fcm-nrdH :Im mediately the com pan; seems to be desirous of gi the grading underway. Into-Calgary in Month Word com-OHifrom Calgary that the G T P grade into Calgarj will be completed ..within a month, and that the steel will be into the northern city early in the tall. .-In oven! It is to understand wljv com- pany is turning its attention Upward tlie grade south through ?to Coutts. (Continued' on T'HE BANK CLEARINGS The Lethbridge ings for the week, ending to- day were as compar- ed with an increase of noon. This would gne them a breath ing spell and an opportunity to as- semble their partly broken -forces. To Boovt for Hughes Roosevelt followers m nearlj all of tbe State delegations TV ere busy with their compromise candidate talk.V.the most of the New; York delegation ,was in conference until four o'clock tbis morning, it was said.that Lucien.blt- raott ardent'Roose- velt admirers, had helned a plan of starting a'boom for JusUce Hughes. The Kooaevelt -were a. little fearful aa to how the "Taft peo- ple might the proposition of a compromise With the Roosevelt movement rumbling, it was believed the Taft people would stiffen up, although there was talk that some of the Taft people, satis- fied with haung defeated Roosevelt, would be content with a had some chance of bringing the fac- tions together. Francis .T Heney, of California, a Roosevelt leader, said "fight ag- ainst, the thieves" would be in tbe convention today. "If the Colonel bolts will he be the progressive Republican _ was asked w' "Ah, [he he _ -want ifi a prp- gresstve party" t" Returned to the n sej'elt members of ibe tlaf 'cofrmtttee, acting: under th'e gestion of Col'Roosavelt ttie meeting o'f that committee day Their Btatement last that' they had left the committee for goqd, w as follow ed by a decision and participate in the beaihig. Under tile revised rules the Rooee velt claimed they had their chief points, to secure tbe introduc- tion of new evidence and to secure greater time for debate. than an hour and a qumter was occupied by the RooeeveK atior neys In. presenting the Roosevelt side of tbe first case called, that' of he ninth Alabama district Members of the committee ed doubt as to the possibility of cqp- luding the 73 hearings In tlmev ,to make report to National con- -this afternoon: j; About half an hour after ftite- nent by Mr Post that Roosevelt had eleased his delegates, O K onnected with the Roosevott, head uarters, emei ged from the confer nee room, and said' "Col Roosevelt uthorlzcs me to that any state- ent that he has released is absolutely, untrue." Some of the1 Roosevelt leaders, liowever, proceeded on the theory hat Mr. Post's announcement was grrect Talks Senator' Miles Poindeffter, of ngton, said as he left the conference com "Nothing has been determined 'he convention will take recess un- 11 eight o'clock tonight, and the of the Rooaevelt dele- at ion will hold a meeting- at two o'- tock-thU afternoon on-.all uestions as to mbaf course shall aken from-now on." "Was any 'compromise candidate mentioned in asked. "No, there wa-a no disousfllon of', a third candidate. "Were any plhns for averting a bolt up." "No, ft is certain that.there will be a bolt, as you call it; I do not call it it is the beginning of a-new movement in politics. We .will not be a of the Republican party. We will be a new a new force in American declared the.Sen- ator. "Does Col. Roosevelt's release of his delcgatec mean that they will-go to any other he was ask- ed. "No, not at all. It simply that they will be free, to act as they- desire. RooaeveH wish to hamper any man b> asking him'to join In a bolt when bound by inutruc- ions to RoosereU. No ncnt can succeed if Its followars inder any Will the Roosevelt delegates' letw -he m 71 ;