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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald 'Volume V. Alberta. Saturday, May -f Number 123 CHANGES IN THE ALBERTA CABINET HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED THE NEW ALBERTA CABINET McLEAN Provincial Secretary HON. DUNCAN.MARSHALL Minister of-Agriculture HON MALCOLM MACKENZIE Provincial Treasurer NEW FREIGHT CITIZENS AND CONVICTS SHEDS THIS YEAR C. P. R. now Begin Work-New Subdivision on Market The C P n nil! nlace the recent Ij nubdnidod pionertj just north of the Ninth Street overhead bridge on the market .Wjthjnithe next three "weeks. That is mtoiznation receiml the Herald this morning from a i ecent to Calgary, who learned of the announcement from an authentic source. ..Just what'srice the-lots will be sold at uhon first put on the mar ket is not Itnoun, but the ex- pects to find quick sale for the whole subdivision, One thing which will cause the jno perty to sell rapidly is. that the com- pany is just now completing plans-foi the removal of the freight sheds from 1heir oresent location to the nen site selected JUB! at the noith eial of the overhead bridge, Mhirh was recentlj opened The opening of the bridge made it possible for the compam to consider thib and a chart time tho bridge and building fle partment will send out a largo gnng of mpn to do the work There It. some little opposition on the part of a few business men ag ulnat moving.the freight aheds JKJWlocation, ibut.thia is offset by the desire, .of: the, city, to have the sheds their present location, where they .'spoil, the background for Gait Park. -.'Their matter has been lok cnJip wlth.Supt. Pries at Calgary, arid Divisional Supt. Cameron at Medicine Hat, 'and both -have assured the citj authorities that, the change would be Dimde this summer The an liouncement- seems''to-bear out th-eir -is a welt defined rumor (that the 0 P "R havo re considered tuolr decision to place their Ht the west of Hendeiaon Park on the market'this spring, and It Is very like 3v that nothing will be done with it until fall, or, probably, next spring. No confirmation of this rumor can be ualued, but Uiero arc various rea sons why the company should wish to hold the property for some time at least, and it is believed by those close- ly in touch with'the company in the cify that the "rumor: has good ground for truth. FIGHT THE FLOOD Situation on the Mississippi in Lbuisania Growing Worse Rouge Fighting for its Life Baton 1 17 ]lup- of rnli ami nnor, t.cl all dai and night, side by side with 300 convicts, a desperate Lffort tq hold the leu against Hie floods in the ciccpmu; liouilv toward ihc crest of ihc luoleelnc earth works about this citj Wlitti tlic situation became ciitical !his aliernoon able-bo died man riim was bags and shovelling mud huntlicd td- dets 01 the Louisiana T'mversiU, ic- spomlert to the call and joined with the scouts and soldiers n 01 king to do then part iu tlic saving, of tlie.levecs, rspecial cfiort is being made to ONTARIO MEMBER ILL Aylmer. Ont., ;May Mur- shall, M. P., is serious ill with tonsil- His New Town Hall For Pincher Creek Creek, May by- law for the sum of to be In the construction of new icwn hall, received the unction of the today, the vote standing 80 to 21 Pincher ''new. munlcTpal building is now an jftured fact.' The plans call for. new council chambers, fire hall, tower, and apace for storing fire protectjon equipment. the pupipmg station and plant and about a UIQIK- ind ar> issistms; in butltling laigp about this cilv Ihc convicts ire building a levee foi the inotection of tlif portion of ihc citj m the event of a break Major Ins oulered no in Baton Rouge unemployed ar- rested and put to on the hut they'arc few.and extremely-'hard to.find this desperate battle against the water the refugees from the Torras district are not neglected: Two hundred anivcd vpsteiday at .Hudson, where a concentration camp has been established. The waters from the Torras hrcak are slowh spreading the open tountrv taking in town aftei town and becoming dropci hour The situation in this district -was made more critical here bv thp breaking ot the Moieauulle on the Havou DCS Glaise. 1 he rechecou it, being flooded lij the wateis. almost reached Bieaux Bridge Junc- tion on llic Soutliein Pacilic The water has retched the second of niativ houses and large1 houses were today floating away. Consider- able excitement caused jcsterdav bv the rrceipt at the ''of- fice of a. message-.felling of a'break at Moiginsca This, ed to he erroneous. SEIZE STRATEGIC POINT Rome, May The Italian fleet seized the Turkish island of Rhodes, in the Aegean Sea, this morning. HON.-CH_AS. STEWART Minister of Municipalities HON. CHAS. W. CROSS Attorney-General HON. CHAS. R. MITCHELL. Minliter of Telephones and Railways HON. A. L. SIFTON Premier and Miniitar of Public Worki McKENZIE, STEWART, CROSS AND BOYLE Four Men Taken into Sifton CabinetrEach Wit! Geographical Representation -Equally De r, i ded HON; JOHN-R. BOYLE Mipister of Education WALL TUMBLED WITH FRIGHTFUL RESULTS Awful Catastrophe in not yet Known Toronto, Jlay two, and probably many others, to death, :and many employees, the south. walls of the new Neilson building, 277-307 Gladstone avenue, colapsehi this fore- noon, about -eleven o'clock. Spurred on .by the pitiful cries of the suffering men, and women beneath the ruins, every private ambulance and ali'tlie .police ambulances of tho city were at the scene of the disaster a few mo- ments after its occurrence and-ten: der bands removed the injured ami1 .dying as fa-st as they were recovered! The known fatalities arc: Mrs. Eva juiderson.and Louis Shine, who" were both killed outright. Dragged out alive, and badly hurt: Susie Burns. Summerhill avenue, Lottie Carry, Degrassi street; Mabel Bowman, Dufferin street; W Lambly, 14 Gordon street. Michael Trlsayre, Central avenue. (Continued on NO TRUTH IN THE TAIT STORY -Montreal, May have been received from Lou- Mr, Alfred Smithers, chairman cf the Grand Trunk .Railway, stating that the re- port; current here last night, that Sir Thomas Tail would succeed Mr, Hays, as presid- ent of'lhe Grand Trunk, was absolutely without foundation, adding that nothing In the mi ture or .a selection has -been made as yet. 0 JUDGE MABEE IS VERY LOW PUT LEMIEUX ACT IN FORCE Ottawa. Out.. Mav 4, Th? Depart- ment of Labor today authorized' the appointment, of a conciliation hoard to Inquhe into iho difficulties at Win j hroke whiie it was being Toronto, May Mabee is slightly improved this morning. He had three hours' sleep during ihc night, and the doctors think he has some chance of recovery. The doctors wnntcd to OPGT- ate on him the night, he was taken to the. hospital, but it 4- was not till the next morning that he would consent to the operation. Then the appendix was In a dangerous atute. It nipcg, between the C. N. H; (Jo. and their trainmen over the drafting of Canadian crab's by Americans on the Great Northern trains running -into Manitoba, The men have 7 .'T. Murray, o-f Winnipeg, as their ropre seutative on the board." The Depart- ment of Labor today notified the C. K. of the mi th or lion of the board ind re Uielr r thu company, to appoint moved, Peritonitis sei iti, ami v the second operation was ne: ccBsary At 12.30 the doctors' bullc- tin reported- -fudge Mabee as "no better, he is still in a critS- cal condition." 4> Some hopes still remain for his life, EXPEDITION TO HUDSON'S BAY Government Will Send Steamer "Minto" to Select Harbor Ottawa, OnL. May are being made by the government to send within the next month a thor- oughly equipped expedition to Hudson Bay iu order to investigate from the waterside Fort Churchill and Port Nel- son, aSjto tlicir suitability for termin- als for the new road, which is being pushed to the bay. It has been de- cided to send north the government steamer Minto, which during the. past winter has been used to carry malls between Prince Kdwnrd Island and the mainland. Us work for the sea- son will ije completed in a few days, when it will be turned over to the Marine department. They at whipping it -for the expedition. BANK BUILDING FOR CARDSTON W. II. Holt, of Ibis city, has the contract to build two storo brick building'for tho Rani; of Mom- real In. Cardslon. H will cost nd a site across from the Cahoou Hotel. Edmonton, May announcement of the changes in the flovern- ment of the Province of Alberta was made by Hon. A. L. Sifton today and follow the lines hinted at in previous despatches. From a four, Alberta will now have one of eight .memberi with a portfolio. The personnel of the new cabinet will be: and MINISTER or.PUBUC A. C. W. Crow, Edmonton. A. J. McLean, Lethbrjdge'District. 1 t i PROVINCIAL M, MeKenzie, Clareaholm. MINISTER of C. R. Mitchell, Medicine Hat. IMINISTER.'OF Olds. MINISTER J. R. MINISTER OF Chas. Stewart, Sedgewfck. The new ministers'werc'sworn in by .at noon .today. The changes will necessitate four bye-elections and the writs will isEue at once calling for an election, Monday, May 27th, nomination! a week earlier. The bye-election m Cardston will take place the same day. The representation in the cabinet is equally divided ao far as the geographical lay-out of the province It concerned, so that neltnsr north or south has any advantage, although of course all members represent the The new cabinet IB generally regarded as a strong one, the new blood being drawn from the brainiest and most active members of the legin lature. THE> NEW MINISTERS Hon. C. W. Cross was the first attorney-general of Alberta and gave up that portfolio when he resigned from the Rutherford government in 1909. He'sitt as one of the members of Edmonton City. He is.a lawyer and a Presbyterian. He is about forty years ofvage and was born at Ontario, where his father has been a prominent merchant for years Hon'. J. R. Boyle is 41 years of age and was born in Moore Township, Lambton county. He was educated at the public achoDl'there and at! Sarnta high school. He came west some years ago and before taking up the study of law, was a school teacher. He is now the head of one of thti leading Ijwfirms in Edmonton. He has represented the constituency of Sturgeon ever province was created. a Presbyterian. Hon. Chas. .Stewart is a native of Strabane, SImcoe county; Ontario, and before coming west was active in political and municipal affaairs In that county. He. is an enterprising and .successful farmar and resides at Killam. He was elected by acclamation to represent Sedgewlck in. the" general elections of 1909. He is a member of-the Church ofEngland and is forty-four years "of zge. Hon. Malcolm McKenzie was born in Tiverton, Bruce county, Ontario, and is a pioneer westerner having lived In Macleod for over a century. He has .been closely associated with political activities in the south. He is a lawyer-and represents the riding of Ciaresholm." He is regarded as one of the most influential members of the legislature and said to have got more for his riding than any other member. WANTS REGISTRY OFFICE AT LETHBRIDGE Board'of Trade hc.'a a special meeting to- night, which was fairly well at: tended, rfrlu in aufie impotl- ant work was done. Special re- solution! asking for a Registra- tion office for land titles to be placed at Lcthb.-idge, for the South, were- passed, and matters of financing dealt with. Pres. E. N. Barker reported the doings of (he Southern Alberta Associated Boards of which were all very well received and approved. PROMOTION FOR JAT-tCC James Duff, C.E., on tbe staff of Uie Department of Natural Resources at Calgary, has nCen appointed to auooccd J. L 'f Douire, ns. general townalte afj- ciit of the C. P. rt.: He is v. son of .Mrs. Duff, tills cily, and a lirpther of Donald D.irff. O.K. PICKS WOOLF AS COMING MAN J. F. Bradshaw Optimistic. to "7 Prospects JIagrath, Jlay both the gor eminent and opposition candidates' m the Held, the campaign in the Card- 9ton constituency will commence next week, and judging from present indi- cations, it will be the hottest contest m the liistoiy ot the district. Local politicians are patching impatiently for the official announcement of tha government telling the date of tile polling and nomination, and it is the, expression of ail interested that these facts should be given out without fur- ther delay. Considerable regret Is heard over the defeat of Mr J P Bradahaw, at- Liberal convention in Cardflton last Wednesday, but it 'is a pleasure' and a satisfaction to know that it no defeat of the man, for it V.S.B cei- tamly the opposite; but it was pimply1 a matter of a slight nmneiieal strength, on tlie part of the Cardston man, ot couise, he non Mr Bradshaw't yienrts are somewhat and the local Tory leaders are delight- ed This is a significant fact, reveal-' ug their entire satisfaction with the- defeat of Mr Bradshaw, for had he' leen the candidate, there would pric-' Ically have been no fight here, men of all shades of politics were tin- ted for Bradshaw, simply because ho a keen levelheaded business man. ho knew the wants of the people, couli get them, if he were elected. Mr Bradsbaw himself, howeier, Js' oomlng up bigger than ever In an nUrview with your ie made the following statement: "I, .m entirely satisfied with the termini- Ion of the convention. I was eekmg political honors; I never ted a single I left the matter in, he hands ot the people I thought r, onld serve the people to advantage, It hey wanted me, and I Ihink so yet. But now that the Liberal convention as voted in favor ot Mr. Woolf, 1 will- ngly submit, and am on hand and ous to work for hii, election. My riends did well, and I to, lank them for their loyal support and onlldence. The result of the Doting imost summed myself, and had wo ad the of Coutts and Milk Riv- r whose delegates failed to make ain connections, w3, would undouht- dly have won out. Nevertheless, I eel well inline fight, and am optimis- c tbe rosy prospects lor Mr. Voolf I am sure he will make i win- ing candidate, and a splendid repre- sentative, and 1 am certain that the electors will regiet sending Mar- tin Woolf to tha legislature" F. U. Turner, who has ao abl> man- aged tho campaigns h-ere {or the Lib- eral party for the past twelve will conduct the flshl tor Mi. Woolf. Mr Turner feels no apprehension In regard to his candidate being defeat- -r.J lie nts for- cos a vigorous campaign. The Liberals me united, and are re- solved to tend another Woolf to Ed- roouton, with a bigBOr majority than Are Active Tbe Tories are not sleeping, either, ind sehtordd} Hie district cvecuthe met In CVmlsion to formulate O-ontinuca on page ;