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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. 1ETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1914 NUMBER 177; Bitterest Fight in History or Province Closes at Polls CHARGES HURLED The Press Indulges in Parlhian Parties Seem Confident CONNER DENIES CHARGE The Herald has jranged for a complete bulletin service this even- ing on the re-suit of the Manitoba elections. Much interest has been manifested locally in the cam- pngn theie and to ghe the public the news hot off'the v.'lres-this. ser- vice has been arranged The re- sults will be announced from the teleuhone 1224, and bulle- tins will be posted in front of tlic office. Come-to the Herald office arid get the news hot off the wires. The cells close at 5 o'clock Mani- toba our time. Re- sults will commence coming, in about six o'clock. MR.HUERTA MAY HAVE TO BEAT IT General Obregon Wins Another important Toward Capital Douglas, July Al- varo commander of the Con- stitutionalist, forces, who on Wednes- day captured the important city of Guadalajara, and took pris- oner more than 5000 Federals after a three-days' battle, prepared today to re-organize his forces 'with a view to marching on Rapuapo, the junction of the Mexican Central Railway, con- necting Mexico City .with northern and western Mexico. General Obrogon last night tele- graphed F. S. Elias, border represent- ative of the Constitutionalists here, that he routed the Federal army of men defending. Guadalajara-un- der General governor or the state of- Jalisco, in a fierce hat- tlo, extending over a zone of sixty-five miles. General Obregon said the Federal iloss was very-heavy, but that his own I casualties were small. The Federals .who escaped are being pursued-by the Constitutionalists, and General Obre- j-gon'was of opinion that he would ob- tain several ;tlibusand'. recruits'.for his army in the'captured city. He said his o'wn force numbered .ten thousand men. Mr. Justice Ives An Old Timer in South Alberta Juh n brisk c np, i.n .-mi a. lighting tin Iiiai.i- lo a is vot'ug toilay for a 1 i ,E Rain is tlireji-taufti ihis it is probable 1-ha; de- fa ite th b fatt a IHMA le pcl'ed Lh ifcs and denials mark the party ii- s aVn, th's moining H n ITC il that the has can- cell J JM commissions of Fied C, Krpnhside, said lj lc two biMeral justices react in jusl on ther eve of election. It is asserted in the op- jjosHinn papers that this was "for the obvious purpose of making it diJfcall for "the Liberals to swear 0'it information's today in the event cf electoral crookedness.1 The covernment press refers to the climes niddt tint dctec- tUs had sect red iside information of the'workings.of the alleged Con- servative machine as a "transparent the "joke of the and as a bit of On the other hand the opposition de- nies that George Vincent, who made an adidavit that he had distributed liquor in behalf of .'the Liberal candi- date in Kjldomin and St. Andrew's, was a Liberal workers. Liberals charge a frame-up between Vincent tn'd the Conservative party at La Prairie. Hon. Arthur Meigh- c'n repeated his charges that Rev. C. W. Gordon Connor) had re- dividends from a licensed ho- tel at Neepawa. Dr. Gordon replied he had sold" out his interest at u loss oi before the hotel came under license. Getting Out.the Vote Every four-wheeled vehicle in the city is out carrying or reluctant voters to the polls, and in the streets may be seen a complete history of the motor car. he safely said that in no recent provincial election.-has interest been .so tense. On either side the wildest claims of victory and sweeping majorities .are being made, and on the surface it looks as though a good dea'i of money will change hands before nightfall. Manitoba is rovered with a network of teleffranhs and long distance and rural tele- phones, so that practically the result in. all.but a few ridings should be known by nine o'clock. Through the Western Associated the'Win- nipeg daily papers have made elabor- ate arrangements ,for collecting re- turns from each individual polling subdivision. Report From Tabsr fo That Effect-Result of Long Agitation :C0ME UNDER LETHBRIDGE _On good'Xut'tntftJ-the limes has Ticen informed that it is the inten- tion of the provincial government to create a suhjudicial district of Leth- bridge with headquarters' at Taher, and including the greater portion of the'Taker riding. An agitation has been on foot, for some months .to have, a full judicial district iormcd in the Taber riding with this town as court headquar- ters, but (he attorney-general's de- partment lias decided to make this a sub-judicial district, to Let-hbridge, just as the district of Medicine Hat has been a sub-district to Calgary, with a residi-nt district court' jihlgu at the Hat. The move will mean the erection of a substantial court house in Taber, and the necessary .orssr.i7.o.tion and office stafT of a sub-district, "and pos- sibly a resident district court judge. It will also bring about the trial of all supreme court cases in' Taber, in- stead oi at Lethbridge, as in the Times. WIFE-BEATER IS COMMITTED FOR TRIAL Fernie, B.C., July J. Long of Michel came up before Stipendiary Magistrate G. F. Stalker on Tuesday, on a charge of wife-heating. The ac- cused was sent for trial before his Honor Judfte'Thompson. THE OFFICIAL RETURNS The official returns of the vote for preside! In District of A, is as L. Wliins, D. II. Jlyslop, lOii-l. LeUibrlcign gave lollop the HeiVireiics by majority. Death Came Very Suddenly to Bow Island Citizen .Bow Island, July Citizens of this community were -shocked yesterday morning to hear of the death.during the night of Mr. B. Leary, fifty-nine years of age, a well-known farmer of the district Mr. Leary had .been in his usual health oJ late, and was ill' only ten minutes before, (.tic-end came. Death was due to heart failure. A particularly sad feature of the case is that Mrs; 'Leary, who lay at the point of death for several weeks in Lethbrldge during the winter and spring, had just reached the coast, "where she went to convalesce, when, she. was called home by tha news. Deceased, who came from Minneso- ta, some years ago, was a -Roman Catholic in religion, and an' indus- trious, likeable man in every respect. He 'leaves to mourn him, besides his widow, a family of eight; four, boys and four girls: Misses Clara, Hose, Charlotte and Irene, and Dan, Tom, James and Gerald. Misses Clara and Rose Leary and Mr. Dan Leary :are well in LethbridRe. Miss .-Rose in a "member of tho Land OJflco Dan, formerly of this city, Is managing a garage in Revelstoke. Misa Clara was a probationer at the Gslt- hospital for several months a" couple of years W. C. IVES SUPREME COURT JUDGE .j. 3. .5. '-Ji 'I- -I- Townsman Receives High Honors-f-Hyndman and McCarthy Also Appointed Otiawn; Oni., July Hit Supreme Court bench nf Alberta were made al today's cabinet council. The judges lire: Maillaml S. McCarthy, of Calgary; .1. Hyndnum, of Edmonton, and W, C. Ives, of THE APPOINTEES All the new Judges are compara- tively 'young men. Mr. Ives is forty- Hyndmaii ioriy. and Mr. McCarthy They are all Eastern Canada men by birth, Mr, I-Ivndman being a naiivo of Prince 1 duard Island, Mr of On- tario, and Mr lie., 01 Quebec. Mi is rcallj a having lived on the prairies for a great many years. JUSTICE McCAHTHY Mr McCarthys father acoun- court judge at Onntjmlle, On- tario, the ncv. Supreme Court judge was born The I UP D'Alton McUartlu was a nlitnr of the new judge Mr as educated at Tnniti rCollcgc --cltool, Port Hope, and Tritfiti Vm-.prsi.ty, Toron- to being called to the bar he practised Mioit time at Sai ma, being a law partnu 01 the pre ent Proi mual Secri'tar1 01 Ontario, lion J Hanna During his resi dance there he. was nominated forth" Ontario Legislature, but refused to came west and was elect- ed to the House of Commons for Calgary in. 1904, before he had been Uaigary in. xau'i, oeiorc ne nau uoen HIS LORDSHIP MR. JUSTICE IVES a }-ear in Alberta. He was re-elected ftr i ...i.- in IflftR hut ripp.linnd in BRILL to be1 Ready to Start at- Sweet i.Grass Next ,Week Of Lethbridge, who today was elevat ed to .the Supreme Court Bench of Alberta From the ranges of Sunny Southern Alberta In the palmy days when the cow-man was king of all he surveyed, to the Supreme Court bench, of Ai- may seehi a. long cry, but Mr. Justice William Carlos Ives ails the bin on either hand. In the late 'SO's and early '90's AV C. Ives was one the best cowboys that ever threw.a.-leg over a bronk: Today he ..was. appointed to the. Su- preme Court bench, Mr. Ives was born in Compton Que October 30, 1S73. At the age of eight he caine west'with -his parents, locat- ing at Pincher Creek, where his fa- ther, who 3iad come west wKh the police a year earlier, was located in charge of a herd of cattle, which were beirfg bred for the Indians. Fronr'that time until he was tivehty- one, Mr.1 Ives got most of Ilia educa- tion on the' wide-open range. For three years of i -the time he was .con- nected with: the now-famous Cochrane ranch. But ivlieii approaching majority, Mr. Ives decided that, though the free life of the range was great, he was fitted for something better, and as educa- tional facilities in the province were not-then.'what they are now he went east to his old home province, enter- ing the. Coaticook Academy. He was admitted to the study of law in Que- bec in 1S96, In'which year lie entered McCHlI University. He was articled in the same year to the office of Foster, Martin a-nd Girouard of Montreal.. In 1S99 he graduated from McGiH.with the degre? of B.C.L., was admitted to the -bar of Quebec in January, 1900, and practised in Montreal in partner- ship with H. T. Henneker, under the firm name of Henneker Ives. Then the call of the west became so strong that he came back to South- ern Alberta, locating in Lethbridge, joining C. F. P. Conybeare, K.C., d-er, the firm name of Conybeare partnership existed until 1909, when he was joined by W. S.- Ball, and the firm of Ives Ball con- Fernie, B.C., July tinued until July 1, 1910, when the Harry Gallier, ten years of age, at- partnevahip -was dissolved, and -Mr. tempted to climb on top of the Ives practised alone: Great Northern Railway water tan Mr. Ives has always taken a keen oh -Wednesday evening about p.m., interest in public: affairs, both muni- and when he had got up to tho roof, cipal and political, twice standing for. about forty feet from the ground, lie electon as standard 'bearer for :the lost his balance and fell to the Conservative pw'riy" for the provincial legislature. He' sat for one year on s the council of 1908 with the late Mayor Henderson, resigning at the end of the year. He was president of the Board of Trade in 1913. Mr. Ives will live in Calgary in the future. in declined to seek re-elec- tion in 1911. He is a member of the firm 01 Clarke McCarthy and' Carson. The Former head of the firrii was W. L. Walsh, now a judge of the Supreme Court and the -two partners Orangevillc, will sit on the herch together. IMr. McCarthy was married in 1900 to Miss. Eva Florence Watsbii, daughter- of the I ite James WAtso'n, of Hamilton, Out The rten judge was well known ab an athlete in his Me .gained''considerable distinction in hockev, football Calgary AlbertarT today The first aggressive work toward the development of the Sweet Grass country oil fields will-commence early next week, when. Mr. Ira Segur, representing large corporate interests, will com- mence drilling on section 1, tpwn- "shlp 1, range 12, west of the 'fourth meridian. The 'derrick, which is 106 feet in height. Is in position, the machinery is in place, and other necessary ma- terial and supplies are now being hauled to the location. Fernie Boy Fell Forty Feet, Lit on Head, Lives ground. He landed on his head and Justice Hyndman Prominent Man in Alberta Capital Jury Refuses to Fix Blame for Murder of Miss Hollander at Geneva, 111. Geneva Falls, July jury in the case of Anthony Petras, accused of the murder of Theresa Hollander last winter, disagreed arm was uis- charged at 9.30 this morning by Judge Invin. Theresa Hollander was dragged in- to a grave-yard on the outskirts 01 Aurora and stabbed' to death on the night of February tfi, last. Her body was discovered an hour later lying in the snow with her arms broken and her skull fractured. Robbery was not the motive as all her belongings were intact. The State tried to prove that a knife found near the body belonged to Petras. Miss Hollander and Pciras had been sweethearts up to a year the crime was committed. It was brought out at the trial that the girl's par- wits causE-d a break between the two. Shortly after that Petras married Miss Mcta Mathcws. She sat with Petras throughout his trial and en- couraged him. The trial began June HIS LORDSHIP MR. JUSTICE HYNDMAN Of Edmonton who today was elevated to the Supreme Court Bench of Al- berta .Justice Hyndman was born in Charlotteton, P.E.I., in 1874. He was educated at Prince of Wales College. He caine west- in 1899, and practised for three years in Portage la Prairie. In. 1903 he located in Edmonton, and has been there ever since. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the House against Hon. Frank Oli- ver in 1903. He has been an alder- man in Edmonton. He is married to a Louis H. Davies, jus- tice of the Supreme Court of Canada WILL BURY BRIG. HUNTER; BESIDE GRAVE OF WIFE JoineU in death as they had been in life, and separated for only a brief space, 'the I'Oilies of Brigadier and Mrt.. Hunter will find their final rest- ing place under the sod in the Leth- bridge cemetery. Members of the Salvation Army corps here were ad- vised from Montreal this morning by the C. P..it. that the body of Brigadier Hunter, who perished in the Empress of Ireland disaster, ivill ar- rive in -Letlibridge on Sunday. Appro- priate funeral services will be ar- ranged. Mrs. Brigadier Hunter, 'who also lost her life in the catastrophe, was laid to rest hero 'last'month, and the husband's remains will be placed1 beside'the newly-made grave. PILOT' BOAT RAMMED, SUNK, CRE'W ESCAPES New York, N.Y., July steam pilot boat New Jersey, carry- ing a crew of seventeen, and a com- plement of fifteen, pilots, was rammed in the fog, early today by'a fruit steamer in the outer harbor and sunk. Three stood by, and took off the pilot boat's .crew and the pilots before she went down. shoulders, breaking hig collar bone, arm and several others, and as a re- sult of the fall concussion of the brain set in. He was removed to the hospital, and recovered consciousness this' morning, and is expected to re- cover. AUSTEN. CHAMBBR'LAIN GETS HIS" LATE FATHER'S SEAT Chamber- Iain is returning to Parliament, unop- I posed for'West'Birmingham, tho seat hold by Jiis late father, Joseph Cham- berlain. The Liberals have .also de- cided, in view-of the recent death of Joseph Chamberlain, to defer fighting i Austen Chamberlain's old seat, Kast Worcester, until the general election. LOVER OF GIRL WAS CLEARED Mysterious Disappearance of H, S. Abbott at Macleod Causes a Sensation IS NO DEFALCATION Macleortf JuH 10 S. Aiihott JOR thi, npst vcai has managed the here, mysteriously disappeared Irom the town some few days .ago. He was last seen boarding a west bound train but purchased no ti-cket at the office, anft as far as'was known carried no luggage ot any desCTip- iion. As the office of the company was not opened J.or several days the officials of the Lellibridge office were communicated with and 5Ir. Holt, their inspector, at once came to Mac- leod and forced: the doors of the. of- fice, with the aid of J. B. Sutherland, manager cf the McLaren Jumber yard. Everything in the office was in per- fect order and a careful examination of the books showed no defalcations. The whole affair is a complete mys- tery, and' the only suggestion that can he advanced is that there might have been domestic trouble, although Mrs. Abbott left on a visit to the Old Coun- try some months ago. Mr. Al'bott lias resided in Macleod off and on for several years, and al- ways took a great interest in. sport, especially in football, and Tv-a's a play- ing member of the Macleod team sev- eral years age. He was formerly a member of the R.N.W.M.P.- and serv- ed throughout the South African war. Efficiency of One-Man-Cars is Clearly Proven The one-man cars covered them- selves with glory during the .three days just past. j Tuosday, tfie opening day of the fair 6700 passengers were .carried on >the Hed line aloiic. On Wednesday, "district day" passengers were carried, and yesterday, zen's day" 8900 rode on the Red line cars. Every car was operated under the installed one-man system. -r-k -j -vr -c I wcrc six cars on Iinc Fair Board Disappoitited Over Yesterday s-1 Crowd a Very Much Smaller Than Parade Was a of Fair Good and ed without the slightest rupt ion or As a means of comparing the old two-men the it is Citizen's Day at the fair was not. an overwhelming success as far as j attendance was concerned. A large number ot those present yesterday -I were from out of town, ami ficial gate figures show thai .there couhl not have been more than 2000 citizens at the most. The program was of the highest order, and deserved better patronage than it received. The races eclipsed those of the day previous in class, nnrl every one was a race all.Vthe way. -Tho aUrnctions offered by, the Parker shows were of an interesting and entertaining cha'ractci i and stock parade, pronounced by some of the big exhibitors the best ever belli in Western Canada, was certainly of ieh order. There were something like 75 prize- winning horses in tho procession ami over 100 head of cattle. The parmle was arranged in a systematic man- ner, so that the public could yet of t-iic close competitions, and so tho high standard of the stock could.be seen at glance. Drewry's two-year-old stallion, -'Jure.ur'Y the champion draft stal- of. Canada, led the inarch in splendid style. He was followed hy 'Air. Drewry's fine.string of Vcrchcr- including the champion marc Mary >Black and foal, and the 'year- iinir fillies that figured in the Futur- ity .HahcUe, lleloisc and Jurelle. Ocorgc' Lane's fine exhibit of Perch- c.voas.came next, and in the march i Lord'Nelson, the winner of the cited that last year a six-minute, six- stallion Futurity prize of b. ,orvke Wns nmiatained, a diffcr- A. IXivrnrcils Bnllianlinp. of Acme, o[ nnc each trip, in j the. Filthily Dinner in the hlly class favor of Uie onc.raan SV5teni. was included in his lot of.stock, and j j W. B. Tliorr.e's .lut-agc, another Fu- j the parade and among the winners were A. L. Dollar's champion "Scotland's Gallant" which led Ihc Clj'dts, Scotland's Ideal, Scotland's Freeman, and Ilighwood hurri's ,.Lady Uosellc, Maggie Flem- ing, ..iiady Cpownerry, UoJic Klcho, Scotland's Perfection, inifortefl by A. L. llplia'r, .and "Mr. Thorburn's flno' four horse- draft toam. .Murray. Hcnriric's, and .1. B. Ririe's Shires showed well, and the light on Page CASE London, July Privy Coun- cil today reserved .judgment in the case bt Coates vs. Sovereign Bank of Canada, which concerns an action ag- ainst tho bank to'compel' the re-pur- cltnso of some of Its. shares under an agreement entered Into by tho sener- manager with the appellants. The council did not call upon the respond- ents to reply to 'tho annelato argu- ments. That was the Evidence of Norman Fraser in Hill- crest Disaster VENTILATION POOR Injuries to Miners Give Loca- tion of not Very Dusty EVIDENCE IS TECHNICAL HHlcrest, Alta., July Fraser of Edmonton, called as expert witness by J. R. Palmer, counsel for the miners, was again on the stand at the Hillcrest mine inquiry this iug, and a searching; examination by Colin McLeod, the; mine company's his statements made in evidence yester-, day that' the ventilation was inade- quate. The cross-examination was of a minutely technical nature, and showed that Mr. .McLeod iiad a thorough grasp of the layout of the mine and its Ven- tilating system. Despite the close, questioning of Mr. Mcl-eod, Mr. Fros- er stuck to his original position, maih-% taming that the ventilation system did "hot-provide'enough1 separate air cur- rents for the number men working in the different sections of the mine. Mr. Fraser admitted, htfwever, that .the amount of dust in the mine would uot be sufficient to cause an explo- sion, provided the ventilation bad; been all right. Witness said he nas under the'Im- pression that men. had .been found in! certain ropms-iii an injured condition, and he Inferred that their had wheie thej -viere found, oecause he SitTiTot see hoa thev cojim have walked "fifty or sixty feet if.so In- jured. This was how he arrived ".at his inference as to the location the explosion He was cross-examined oji this point hy 3Ir. McLeod, 'who maintained that there was no evidence to show, His Honor suggested that the tests submitted by the doctors as "to the injuries to the men found be taken as correct -without calling the doctors. Mr. Fraser said it was partly upon this -he was basing h4s inference. George Wilde, a was recalled to give evivdeiice as to where certain bodies were found in the mine after the explosion, and how they were Ifc jured. CARSON SAYS TIME HAS COME TO STRIKE HARD Belfast, Ireland, July "Pro- visional government" formed by the Ulster Unionists at its first meeting today, gave Sir EH ward Carson, a free hand to take whatever action he may. think necesary in calling the Ulster volunteers to arms. The declared ready for mobilization at a moment's notice. _- Sir Edward Carson, in a speech, de- clared that the time had. come for tho loyalists of Ulster to translate their words into action.- He said-something must be done to compel government 'to make up its mind. Ul- lie concluded, was ahxidus for .peace, ,-but 'was not. going to accept pea'ce with surrender. PINCHER CREEK TO LOSE ONE 'LIQUOR LICENSE Pincher Creek, Alta.F July has been decreed by those in author- ity that one the eighteen liquor licenses to be withdrawn in the prov- ince this year will be the license oC the liquor store here occupied [of. some time past by C. W. Bacon. Hillcrest Relief Fund The Hillcrest Relief fund, through the columns of the Herald, closes to- morrow. A little effort and-lhc mark will he reached. Five hundred dollars means a ray of sunshine in a. good many homes in Hillcrcsl that arc now o'ershadowed, Tho fund iiow stands Previously .'acknowledged 51 'Rev. (i. H. Uobbledick r> Oft Only more to make-.tbt ;