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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Letkbridge. Alberta. Wednesday, June 1012 Number 167 HANNA TO SUCCEED THE LATE JAMES P. MABFE Ontario's Provincal Sec' to be Chiiii'iuaii Rail- c way Commission LOUGHEED REFUSED Calgary Senator Had tH S Offer of Chairman- ship Ontl, sec jtoday." Hon. W, J. Hanna would nelthe confirm nor ,dnny the World's ttor of hli appointment as chairman o Dominion board. Opfnio hftrc that It true that his appoln ment will ihortly be published. .Ottawa, June, Premie left for Bng land without having appointed a sue cesBor to -the'-, late'. Chairman M of the railway coramlBBion, It Is "be liered .that'the council clcclar itself as of the of-Hoh. W. J. provincial sec ratary of Ontario awl that afa late date the: appointment will be made 3lumors from- Toronto are peralsteh that Mr. Hauna has resigned. In the event--of Hanna finallj conaetttinjpr to take position, Quorum of the Cabinet existing wil }iave the power, in view of thetonsen of the. majority of. the Cabinet .to .make the'appointment. It is rumorei that the position waB offered to Sen atflr Looigheed, government leader o Swifcte, but that the letter refused Other namw nwntioued are T. G K. C, of London and SI] Hibbert'Tupper, K C, Vancouver Jllr. Hanba, however, appears to be thi the majority The oppos itlon of.'Sir James Whitney to thejoea of hli lieutenant has, it is stated, been the mala reason for the failure so ftr to secure bis services fc P Toronto, Tuna this cmorning MTS "Having carefully 'con- sidered the offer of position chairman of the- Dominion. Ruilwuy and after serious and prolong- ed discussion, Sir James "Whitney arid the Ontario the Hon. W, 1 Hanna has, it is understood, resign- ed hib portfolio In. the provincial gov erjiment in order to acceoft the posl lion as aucceflBor to the late Judge J F Alabee The World now under stands that Mr Hanna'g resignation was placed m the hands of Sir Tames evening, or be to and that he will at onue proceed to Ottawa to ea'ter his new dut IfB A ic-orgamzatioa of the Provincial Cabinet nail follow Hon I B Lucas, it ib understood, will become provin- cial secretary. Cabinet Shaki-Up Toronto, June Conser- vative circles a. tug shake-up m the Whitney Cabinet is being talked ab- out resignation of Hon A J as .provincial -.treasurer, Is forecasted. Hon. Col J S Hendrle, minister without portfolio, -will drop out, according the same report. of Hon.. W.J. Hanna's acceptance of the chairmanship of the Dominion Railway Board are given, some friends have. endeavored to. per- Miade Ihim to accept the appointment Hon T B Lucas succeed him provincial secretary The retirement .of Hon. J, J. Foy, as attorney-general, is also alleged to he part of the shake-up, and it is said that Hon Dr. Reftwne, of Ebsox, will i etire before the election, AFTER YEARS FOREST FIRES OF GOOD WORK Col. Fred White Retires From Head of Mount- ed Police Force 'thwest TO SPEAK TORONTO London. Hon Walter If time Long, Con s-arVative' me mber- of the forest fires which as- uuied; serious .proportions on Monday and since then have swept the north em countij Several bridges, it is have beeri-T'destrpyed and thous unds of ties nave The of construction will be hela back sometimo by the, damage and the loss supplies. The damage te the bridges and the ties alone is at near b days the con tractois all altrag thOine had their men at work fighting the flames, but n aplte efforts, It is ex jpected that at-Meast one camp was destroyed. So far no lost, ot life has been reported The camps keep well in touch with .my parties in the bush and prospectors who are stated to be safe f Several setters it is reported are unable io save their humble homes and belonslnga and some of these are expected to arrive in Superior Junc- tion tomorrow. HEAT WAVE' IN MONTREAL Montreal Quq, June first dctlth from accuncd here yesterday, the victim be- ing Qalixte aged.'46; who was overcome while walk- ing on the strict 4. 4. NAME CANDIDAS "I BEFORE PUWOR1 J DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL POSSIBILITY GRACMUS SHOWERS IN I SEVERAL DISTRICTS S'imdial and other Receive Re- If the which seemed about to HINDUS ARE NOT DESIRED f ARGENTINE-URGED TO PROHIBIT THE OF PEOPLE FROM INDIA Buenos Ayres, via Gulveston, June directors of the Bureau of Immigration have sent to the gov- ernmont a' long memorial recommend- Inj that tho immigration oE Hindus be prohibited. A great number of Hln dug have recently arrived, and wan- der about Hihe city, not Being able to fiod ompioyment memorial nays that erien the British colonies dc- clinc to admit Hindus, and ihut there 1s no reason why they should be ad mitted into the Argentine, all the more' ao( as the conaltitution recom- mends the fostering of European im- migration. all here night passed Lethbridge P, there were some places in South rn.. on 'whieli .the'weatlier man smiled i by sending and inch needS'ft showers. Carmangi }y district came In for lost of which Repoits rom that 'diitrict today, state that rain fell ffl.'r more than an hour, com- encmg five o'clock and did untold ood tilie ci opt The farmers In te district the most optimistic itlook, believe that nothing hprfc of j a'.devastating'; hail storm noiV keep them from haung a nt crop The ra iln in 'the north came from ,e and being in the na re of a thunderstorm, did not cover large 1 Brrltory Vulcan district ev- a heavy downpour similar From f'Darmangay the lain ti a veiled in an eaikerly direction, visiting the Sundial (district The' Herald's Car mangay flcorreepondent sUtes ahower ijravelled east along the north of the i'fdge, while Sundial wJio Is in city todftv, sa'is thijt they had a icfreshing show er of o j er an hour's duration, which ntll he) to the crops Wonderfully From'lBow Island comes tha report t district, and alio the BEDDING' CAUGHT Robt. of Hamilton is dead from tlic result of his bedding eh ing ftom an upeet limp. .atthJiL. ........_____ Lake district both had fine rains dui- t eAenjaKi andjvhile these dls- lid not stand, in.1 to, much, need I as some of the near- er Lelhbndpe, they were welcomed by this farmers, -who ivere beginning to fwjr a drought t Rai ti Is needed la the digti let mime tributary 'to Lethbiidge, bul If thc.i weather-prophets -forecast 'truly the people will not long to TV ait IndicUtiong point to ram within a shori't time. f l RnJin also fell in country, twenty miles, oast "of ..Warner, in tile Lucky Strike'country- ED GUELPH MAN DEAD elph, June 25 John Hougscm of ej block, died jesterdaj, A He was one of. Guelph's oldest ciUzens l.tR. BUR8IDGE Calgary, June a IN CALGARY B'.ir- hffHgc, of stores i manager firir Hudson's Bay Stores, wag In Gal- gary yesterday. He was here to con- Ciir with ;Uio local management of tho (udsonfa Hnv stores, and to 't'he jivogrcsg or conaitruction on the njew building. 4" J Broke Naval-, v. Speed Records Mcwport, R j June 26 tor- pedo boat destioicr'pauldmg yestpr- made what claimed Io be fastesb time made by a vessel of the United States, During her animal speed and smoke tests, the Pauldmg ran for two hours at -an average speed of 32 7 knoU The Pauldmg has held the recold for destrojers for the past two years, living made 31 8 knots last year She uas one of tho first oil for the navj. CUNCHED ON THmATFORM CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR IN A MIX-UP JNjafRENUOUS' CAMPAIGN' Florence, S.C., June by lemarka made by Governor Blease, during the joint debate here fester day, Judge is a candidate for the governoi ship, rushed on Bleasc, atrtkihg him savagely, with his fists. Chairman McCown and oth ere ludge Jones and dragged him away before much damage waa done Governor Blease. charged 'that Judge in voting against a railroad 'Jim CroV" law, voted hRve' the j white women ride in the same coach j "big nigger bucks and wenches "That's a cried Judge Jonei and .he at once.dashed at Governor Blenge. The men have had. several sharp clashes during the campaign, and ,H Is difficult !to see how; a personal dif- ficulty can be avoided. Governor Blease lias his opponents are seeking to; into a fight.. Judge Jones resigned his place on the Superior (Jourt bench, to make the race against Blease. STRAYED BACK MICHEL COMMO HOME une 25 The always start- "lost the phone to the rcity} police1 yesterday Wenlng at 930 o'clock, when 'Mr Pierpont, latelj moved to Fernie from Michel, Chief "Hall that his little en fear-old son, "gillie, had not been since. 'school 'time' in the afternoon A -seiirch- was at f once iuatituted, buTno" -tidingb of missing urchin had heen received until the arrival of the westbound Flyer at 11 30 todaj, with boy m charge of the bag- He had, in some waj yet unknown, found his T to Michel, his former and ivas placed upon the retuin ing train Oj people wno knew him This morning the temcheia at the ischools were all notified of irhe boy's disappearance, and for a time, inter eat n as centred on the lout boj The father was much "excited, aric forgotten les actual life was under consid eration The happy solution restored quiet in :the schools, and Brought tran qiillity'.46 the troubled; breasts of ther and mothei is Offered Job-' the solutions William I Gaynor, Mayor of New York, is another possibility in the'link- up for tlie Democratic' Piesidential nomination Ilio cdndfdacy IB bftlngven- couiaged bj a strong element in the democratic ranks ho would be an acceptable selection to the of tne coi ntry f r KEEP THE NAVY HIGHER- r THAN PARTY POiiCS He Edited-Uncle, Tom's 'Gabih Copy New Haven, June ld W assistant editor ot tho hen that magazine published al Waslnng- lon the first installments ol "Uncle Tom's died at hib homo in last uiglil, aged 81 Prom 1872 to IS87 lie vas secretary of the Jhlnese legation _at Washington He was a newspaper of note, writing for the Springfield Re- iiiblicaji ana tlie ork Organizer (jucKt at Luncheon p L to the Qitj; Calgary Loses Special Sitting of Supreme Court Alia., Juno sittings of the Supreme Court open- ed this, morning, the adjourn-ed case of Goyer vs. KnigMcoming un. ,Owing' to itho absence of counsel, the iilaln- tlff asked for-.a.n adjournment, peiid-. Ing loltlemcnt out of ofurt, which us heen arrived at. Rudd vs. Monalmn took up rest! f the day, and the court sits again' Co C'aiearv tonight, a wi THE INNOCENT FARMER SWINDLED ______ V NICK-ARNSTERN CHASED BY THE _ROLICE SINCE JANUARY, AR- RESTED IN LONDON London, June P. Am etein, who hab been sought by police since Januar> last o an indictment charging him with grand larceny to .the extent ol fofi.OOO, was here jestei- day Scotland Vard detectives on a Charge made by detectives Flood and ReiHy; of the New York police force. The'total amount which a band of seven, meii, which Arnatein is snid to 'be .the chief, obtained from invest- ,org of what is known as "the innocent farmer" swindle, [s said to be The complainants In the case are R., G. McGarglo Co., brokers, New York and .Wm. tishicks, of Spring field, Masachuscts. FRED. W. LEHMAN HAS .RESIGNED an Old Timer Calgan, June 2fi A C Sparrow, a rancher and resident of Calgary dis- ,ricl for .almost 30 rears, is dead. Mr. Sparrow was horn in Ottawa in 1853. In the spring of 1883, before the. .0. H. ,Vcsl. liad roanhod Calgary; hc Arriving at Swift Curren TAFT LOSES HIS -DEMOCRATIC CESSOR IS SELECTED Washington, Juno Lehman, solicitor general ot the Un- ited States, lias placed his resigna- tion in the hands of Picsidenl Tali is not Known tlial the resignation has been "formally accepted, hut it is Knoxui that his successoi has piac- lically been chosen "r who is a Dcinociat, las been mentionrd place upon the Supreme Court bench hus >een regauled h} manj as a possibil- tj for Attorncx General, if a Demo- cratic administration should come in- .0 power, t. j William- Marshall Hulliit, of Louis- illp, safil to hr under con- lidcrationr.bv President'--Tail'as a successor to "Ur Lehman Some of- ficials here regard it as settled tli.it the pluce has been ottered to Mr Ilul- litt hnrt.lh.it he lias accepted-itr has been decided ivheit Mr. Leh- man s resignation to become oftoct- Joined the Noble Army of Martyrs ,June, gette1! who smashed the glass dooi panels m St trying io House 01 Common1? last evening, were! Stephen's Hall, uliilr n admission to the ;ame jjjs today sentenced bv tin1 Police was completed tr-uc each to two months' iinpilfaon- i arduous, itip. ment. "I understand that second mau_ in Lethbridge is Interested in real 'estate But the Overseas Olttb aims at someihmg rwl estate and cornel lotf West'ern Canada is to leaJ the-Biitish Em- pire, as 1 believe it-wilLeven'tuallj we must bleed men of men bioad as the which thej That is one of the ex'preWbns ol opinion delivered bj Evelj r.-Wrench of the (h erseas at the luncheon given In bis honor by tha local organization In the Alexan dia Hotel Cafe, at noon today The luncheon ftas laigely attended, over fifty, numbers of the local club being present Owing to the extreme heat, .there were no other speakers, except Air Wrench, who was introduced bj C !F P Conjbeire, president of the Leth bridge branch. t Throughout his address Mr Branch stiuck a higli note of 'British patriot ism, and taking that as a-basic-pnn- he went on to fahow why- eveij man In Lethbrldge should 'the not Id wMo club, which was ,iD stituted lebs than two He claimed tint the prime object club it, not flag waving; bub citiwil building and he knew 'Ofc no T'ptace In the lintlsh Empire VWe "there more need of citizen building than Canada, where fi iead> over Who were bom outside the Empire Acumilaticn of Foreigptrs "Offlcwls of the great transporta- tion companies of Ca.nada all of. are greatly interested in the immigration question, state that with n a >eiy few >ears foreign speaking people will be coming into Qannda at the rate of annuallj, Canada will have to "assimilate most of thesp How do you to keep up the high Ideals of the British Empire, unless some great uioveanenl undertakes the work., 1. believe that the Overseas Club b.is a great work before them lu this verj field, 1 believe for that one reason that ev- ery man In Western should al- ly himself with the Movement" The Navy and Partylam Afterjiiiglng the members of tho club in this cit.v to do'-all In their power to help to bring-this-ino'tley crowd of foreigners. up to the stan- daid aimed at bv the club, Mi Wroncli went on to t.lkc up the cjues tlou of Canada anil Ilio In this connection, ,he said: t (Continued on Pagt 9.) AN ADJOURNMENT Democratic Convention Meets Tonight, "Dark" Horse" Talk' The Democratic convention met for only a few today, adjourn- ing until 8 p m at the requeat of the Credential committee, which hai not flnlthed IU labori The feature today twag offering of chairmanship of the Resolutions com- mittee to Mr Bryan without tion. _ f It is rumored Bryan will ctpt on conditionthat a new ent is established, and1 the named befoie the platform is up He fears'a reactionary candidate. __ J> f Baltimore, Md, June It has been decided, at the request ef Bryan, to defer'the drawing platform until after the nominations. j Senator 'oille James, of has been agreed upon for chairman, of the convention and it expected that at tonigntV there would be no permanent organiiation. t t v Baltimore, Md.'Tune filed slowly into tbj with scattered 1 1-30 Afhue of heat (o till aid. _ gave promise of. and cided' on 'negligee raiment, oft Jus of the ht'll Hundreds of pjilifa feat' fans'" fluttered throughout tiV iuffcf- 'ing. "Galleites, and. "floor en slowly, but the ,nd Hie' police had trouble'keepini; tb'e nlsles clear Bo titr order of yesterday, the tKfgvpolt-pt-i armV called a squad of posted 'them in the gallenes with ders to eject ani one a. turtance. Some ten noon, the Right Rev (John Murray of Baltimore, chaplain of the his. place on the plattorm' f At 12 o'clock the gallerlen than half filled The were filling up, however, and, the floor was in conftiaion" I. Chairnun Parkei 'had not peared, but Natlciul Chairman: Mack) was on the platform EThe neat more intense, as the big hall filled up. j At Chairman Parker 'pounded, his deck with bis gal el, and the Mr- 1 geant-at arms, out to clear the aisles Mur- ray Offered prayer Whan the prajer was Goiernor Blanchard of ported that Credentials commit- tee would not be ready'to report un-; til 8 p m Mr. Parker introduced i CongrMsman Henry D Clayitpii, ol. Alabama, chairman of the House Jud- iciary committee The delegates seemed 'to enjo> -what one of them termed "a spell of spellbinding he had_ spoken ,'f.or several inuteu in denunciation of Republl- 1 can principles and predators' Mr Clayton turned to the Democrat-- ic prospects I dp nol know upon whom the nomination of the convey tion will he said (Continued on page 8) THE WAR LOSS INHUMAN LIFE ITALIAN 'CONSUL GIVES FIGURES SHOWING CASUALTIES IN TRIPOLITAN WAR i Haslnngton, .June lie casuali (jfs to til" ItliMn acini 111 flic H.M 'lurKcv to June 7, were 57 of' ficcis and 58b wlilicis dead, accord- ing to announcement of the ftal lan ol war jubt recphed bj tlic Italian ambassador here Tbca men were killed or died from wound! received in battle. 4 In addition, two officers and 321) soldiers and are accounted (or in tlit. greater part b) disappear.! incc from the eleventh regiment Sciara, Sclati. ti ;