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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL i. LETH BR I UQE, TUESDAY, JULY !4, 1908, NO. 180. A NUMBER OF DECISIONS OVEN Supreme Court Gases Decided by Judge Scott Judge Scott who sat at the Sup- remo court sittings some weeks ago has handed down judgments in sever- al cases. In Bell, vs. Oldiiaru, in which the plaintiff sued for 11700 commission upon sale of land to one William Jones, the judge'found judgment in full for the plaintiff, giving him 771.G3 less the smii of paid into court, by the defendant. In the Tullcr, Bawdtn. Sloan vs. Dobbin case the plaintiffs sought to set aside a -caveat filed on cer- tain property by the defendant. The action is the result of on agreement between the plaintiffs and the defend- ants for the sale of certain property in Lethbridge. JUter Dobbin hid gone to some trouble and expense getting a purchaser for the property, the agency was taken from him and th.6 sale afterwards made. The judge held that the plaintiffs are entitled to judgment declaring that the plain- tiff had the right to revoke the agree ment and that thex defendant, has no interest in the property or right to interfere with the plaintiffs in. selling and disposing of the same. The judge docs not g-ive them the costs of the action, however; as he considers ,that the plaintiffs did not give the de- fendeiit reasonably opportunity to make the sale, and'that the defendant has incurred expenses in preparing to advertise the property according to agreement. The Houk vs. Parry, Shevc- ly, Sanders and Johnson was decid- ed against the plaintiff. This case arose' over the sale of a cab outfit to G. r. Houk by II. 'F. Kane, the lat- ter having purchased it from 'o. A .Johnson'with, money received jyjViri Clara Saimders, The declares all the. circumstances .of the al- leged sale appear to him to be badg- es of fraud and was not a sale tit all He therefore to the defendants with costs. The action of Mrs.-Munrp nnd .Ed McKenzie through the cleric of th court to recover certain, money frou Y. S. Shcperd on a transfer of prop crty in the North Ward, was lU-elcIc; rtgainsc the plaintiffs who, However have the right to amend their ucucn> have another trial. OfHi FACTORIES AT THE COAST Victoria, B, G., July Chi- nese. colony of Victoria is greatly in- terested in the proposed bill for the stoppage of the manufacture and sale of opium. There arc BIX largo factor- ies here which have an annual profit of half .a million dollars. B, G., ese merclunts threaten to precipitate y, boycott of Canadian .goods here if the pending legislation is enforced to put an end to the opium traffic here. Encouraged by the success bottom but col- ing making it impossible for men to work more than half an hour at a time, and ordered a fan to be con- structed to take out the foul air. Little George Anderson and Willie Niedig were playing around this af- ternoon when the former started to lapped before reached bottom and hiid to be haulnl up again. W. Fairvicw, Lincoln, Neb., July Samuel Gornpers, president of the American Federation of Labor, will support. J- Bryan in the coming presidential varflpaign. Whilo Mr. Grompom' support was promis- ed, ho specifically dc-nies any inten- tion of taking the stump in the com- ing campaign. Both Hodson and Canvis were in bad way but soon recovered. As soon as Rush and Thompaion were brought up, it was seen that there was small chance of life. Dr. Mewburn was on the scene in a few minutes and although every effort was made to bring them back they were unavailing. It is the doctor's opinion that they were dead before- being brought up. AH the men were employees of J. Gunn