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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TSe Lethbridge Daily Herald 1 __ IV. tiiesilay, October 10, Number BORDEN'S CAPET IS ROSS, OF GILL1NGHAM, THE LIBERAL NOMINEE Strong Candidate Named by Pincher Creek Liberals (Sperhil to the Pincher Oct. opera house this aCleciiooir was the scene of grent enthusiasm-oii the occiiKton of Hie liberal nomination of a candidate In control the tding, owing to the eluvalion of Dr. Warnock to the House of Commons. It was a large.and confident num- ber oi dclegatue who were present, from every polling sub-division in the titling. Prior to tlic business of nonvinaiing Candidate the officers for pro- vincial electoral riding of Tincher Creek were elected, the names ot which are as follows W. A. Kras- er, Pincher Creek, .president'; W. A. Ross, Pincher Creek, vice-president K. W. Morgan, Pincher City, secre- tary. W. A. Fraser, the newly appointed president, occupied, the chair when the business of nominating a candi- date was brought up. Ih1 name ot Mr. A. N. Mouat was forward, hut that gentleman gave ,fhe convention to distinctly under- stand that be was. out as a supporter -.of Mr. John V. Ross, and the last was iminimously and nominated as the ;slandard-bearor oE- the Liberal- cause Yin this riding. Mr. Ross owns a large farm and i-YftflGh at Gillingham, and it is not gcjint; beyond the lo sav that no more popular or' in- tellectual Farmers resides in the elec- toral district our nominee of today Mr. Ross is of the quiet, percept ve .itnd practical turn of politician, such the ranks of the Liberal -party (me been so long endowed with and to which the achievements of that iparty in the pasfc qivcs so 'much of success He is Mte president of ;thc United Farmers' Association, i (Continued on page FOUR WESTERNERS ARE IN NEW BENNETT CLAIMS ACTION IS ULTRA VIRES MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO Hon. Robt, Rogers is Minister of the Interior-Sam Hughes is Minister of Militia-White Gets the Finance Portfolio-Monk Lands the big Spending Department of Public Works-Three Ministers With- out Portfolios-British Columbia Gets the Agriculture Portfolio-George E. Foster not Forgotten Hon. Robert BAD Raymond District is Short of Threshing Out- fits Raymond, Oct. regrettable circumstance .in the dis trict surrounding; Raymond. Thous- ands ol aTe standing pin .shock and no threshing "machines ape'iavailable. Chas, McCarty Sr., of Kayniomi; approached the Herald cor- respondent today and asked if-the do something to relieve the. situation. He himself wards of 500 acres that should be threshed now, and all through the district "are fields ready and waiting for the. mill. To wait till other dis- tricts arc finished will, -teave it too late. Mr.McCarty reports .the grain a good yield, but in. any case where the thresher might not make' enough (Continued ojrpagp C.RR. LOSES IN THE KIPP TOWNSITE CASE i Railway Commission Order Station Located On The Original Townsite of Grant End of Celebrated Case Upon hurlng the applicatlani In the prmnee of the counsel for the appjjoantt and, the Canadian Pacific' Railway Co., and what wai alleged at the hearing; It li ardend that the applica- tion and >t ft, hereby.dlemiit- ed. J P MABEE, Chief ComrniHloner. Board of Railway pimtnli- aleners of MINISTER OF TRADE AND COMMERCE Thus is closed one of the, im- portant cases which hMVlieen the "Board ot :RaiIway Mommlsslbiiers of Canada since that was made a power in the railway.affairs of.the To the people of Leth- bridge the history of the ca8e is well known. It dragged-along for nearly two years, both the contro- versy making every effort to secure a decision in their favor. The came when the Board sat KIpp on Sspt. 8th, and tooth parties placed their respective claims 'before the com- missioners.. No decision w-as handed down at that time on accoinri: of the fact that Chairman .was ill, and Commissioner Scott'foeing.absent there was only one commissioner, S. J. McLean, in attendance. However, the decision handed down "from Ot- tawa recently rtomoves the applica- tion of the C. P. R. for a station and townsite on Section 30, ordering that suitable, accommodation be provided for the landowners of the district on Section 29, the original townsite, which-wu bought, by Grant Hannan, formerly of Kipu. McLean attached a rider to his decision, which Cha'ir- n'an Mnbee concurred in.' HlB report reads: 'Consideration of on the Eicund confirmed the jtbfiltion' al- ready tnken by the Noanl In the ter of the location proposed by railway, "The hearing at Kipp developed the diversity .of .opinion as to tho most satisfactory location -that has already been developed by the petitions roecivcd hy the. Board, mil Ottawa, Oct. Lo'B.ortleii last night completed 'making a conferences with his chief' lieuten- ants and at midnight drove to Eideau Hall where he presented the list to the Governor-General. It was approved hy His Excellency and the now. cabinet will he sworn in by Earl Grey; at Government House today. The following are the new cabinet ministers of Canada: R. L: Bordeii, M. P. for Halifax, X. S. MINISTER OF Martin Burrell, M. P. for Yale-Cariboo, B. C. MINISTER OF Dr. J.D.Reid, M.P. for Grcnville, 11 'MINISTER OF W T. White, Toronto, Ont. MINISTER OF INLAND W: B. Nantel, M.P. for Tcrrebonc, Qnc. THE Robt. Rogers, Manitoba. MINISTER OF C. J. Dohcrty, M.-P.-for St.' Anne, Monlreal, Qne. MINISTER OF T. W. Crothcrs, M.P. for West Elgin, 11 'illNISTER OF MARINE AND J. D. Hazen, Premier of New Brunswick. MINISTER OF Col. Sam Hughes, M. P. for Victor- ia-'Halihurton, Ont. MINISTER OF PUBLIC F, D. Monk, M. P. for JacqiiesJCartier, Qu'e. MINISTER OF RAILWAYS Frank Cochrane, of Ontario. MINISTER OF TRADE George E. Foster, Toronto, Ont. POSTMASTER Pclleticr, Quebec. SECRETARY OF Dr. Roche, M.P. for Marquette, WITHOUT E. Kemp, M.P, for East Toronto, Ont.; G. H. Perley, M.P. for ArgontuM, Que.; Hon. J. _A. heed, Calgary'. SKETCHES OF THE NEW MINISTERS HON. R. L. BORpEN Mr. Borden is a' native of Grand Pro, N. S. He was educated at Aead- ia Villa Academy, Hoi-ton, was prp- tesBor In Glenwopd Institute, New Jersey. Returning to Nova Scotia he studied 'law and was called to the. bar in 187S. Before removing to Ot- tawa he was the hfcad of the law. firm of Borden, Ritchie and Halifax, and for ten ycare president of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society. I Q. C., 1000. Hon. IjL.D., Queen's Uni- 'versity 1003. Hon. LTj.'D. St. Francis IXnvtar University 1905. Elected to the House of Commons from Halifax-, general'elections re-elected 1000 [defeated in 1004, but was etected for Carleton, Ont., in Feb., 1005. In 1908 elected in both Carleton and and in 1911 hemicd poll in Halifax. 1'Mected I'sader of the Conservative party In Feb. 1001. He married In September 1SSO, 'Laura, daughter of the late if. H. Bond, Halifax. In re- ligion he is an Anglican. HON. MARTIN BURREI.L Mr. Burroll is a native of Faring don, Berks, England, whore he wnBUla Oct 41- Hrta "nn Gnat Hallway ideal corais into thr liiB'lighl again _Jtg jtoda) MI til Um opining in the i prune. Court o! the trnl action I) tlio province to compel I the Rojil Bank to pa} to till) jprouncial tuasuier a sum of 000 000, hunt, the proceeds of the 4 C bonds hLhl h) the Bank On the decision of .this case also rests the -disposition of in bond mown llrcuh paid mtu court the Union anil Dominion Banks. This with accrued iatetesij was declared .to form part of the gen- eral revenue fund.of Hie province by provisions of the act of the legisla- lure of 'the province passed Deo. 16, ing ceitain defaults of the railway and consequent rights of the province. In the notion brought nglinst the Bink, Ihe and Great Waterways Railway and Canada'West Construction Company liaxc bien joined fo-deicndants imposing array of .counsel was pres- ent The piounce uis l iresented h) L KG E P Davis, K.C., of Vancouver, and L. F. Clarv, dcputl illonicv gfner.ll, R B. Bennett M P of Calgau, A 1 Blown, of hingston Onl and II II Hjml'mn of Edmonton represfiitcil tile Roiil Bulk I n Moss ot Tor- onto appeared for the Uberta and Great and Pran'c TfoMl _ ind C P Newll o! rdmonlon lor the r-inacH Construction Gompanj Mi Burnett tint the iction of th plamtilts hi dismissed en turoo groimls '1 That the statute of Decemler 10 vis nltri Mrcs of tho leglshlure 01 the province "2 Hut the Slilulc u is ineffective to accomplish it1! purpose "3 That there had been no compliance with the terms of (Continued 01 page 3) "NOT GUILTY" WAS PLEA IN THE CRIMINAL CASES Big Docket in the Supreme of George Whitford for Murder Wit- nesses Examined Before Adjournment The regular fall sittings of the Su preme Court opened this Chief Justice Han ej Pleading A heavy docket faced the couit which however was reduced somewlm b} the discharge ol the iccusod Fluids Ncsser and Dennis the Crown not having any charge them. George Whltfold Keneiallj Known as "Nigger George pleaded not guil ty of the charge oC nilirdorillg Victor Tliomas .on Octohci 86 1107, at Leth bridge. J. H. I'alraei ipiieaicd ioi the accused. .Tames Dawson 01 more popuUrh known as Irl pleaded not guilty of line anil Iming cilnil knowledge of a little girl on 01 about April 24, 1911. .t. R. Palmer .appear- ed for the accused fi'eorgo Soutlitticlt icrnsed of it tempting to minder Hos i Reid on August 13, pleaded not guilty and asked-for -a. jun I I! Pilinei peared for liim al o J. Spencer of f.rnssy Lnkq 1C cused of embezzlement, was not pres- ent when called nnd a bench wai rant was iwned 19 secure his pres- ence. There apparently. w.ns some ullx-up us Spencer was charged im three cciunts and the magistrate com- mitted him for trial at Lethbridgu on two counts and at Medicine Hat on the other. Medicine Sing, a Blood Indian, plead; cd not. guilty to the charge of stealing ,1 horse, thn propulj of H T Hen derson, of I-ethhridge, on May S, 1911. 1C. C. of Men- zie'3, appeared for the accused. Archibald llutton pleaded not.guil- ty to the cliarht ot stnling wnt l from Hie city and roccivini: watei knowing'it to he I thr M i r I said he would he in. court hy F.-idaj; wnen the wjinutil to iiroceud with the case. (Continued on pago 3) MINISTER OF. AGRICULTURE Burred ;