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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 10, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta PngeS THE LKTHBRIDGE DAILY HERAIiD Sal unlay. May 13 THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE STR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O. ALEXANDER LA1RI> General Manager I.L.11.. D.C.L., Pretldetl JOHN' AtRO AtsUlant General REPORT OF -THE. D.UNDON TRIAL CAPITAL, Issued by Canadian [lank of Commerce enable tlie traveller to provide himself with turds without delay at each point of his journey in a convenient vet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every country in ilie world in denominations of 310, with the exacl equivalent in tlie moneys of the principal coontritj stated on the face of eacli cheque. Tliey are economical, absolutely siic self. Irlnniifyint; and easily negotiated. B-l Lethbridge Branch C, G. K. Rourse, Mgr. What Aclualiy Occurred and was Said in Medicine Hat Election Trail OF CANADA A Network oi Branches Throughout iiic West In the three Prairie Fro- ____________ vinces there over 105 Branches oE (he Union Bant oi tlie Head Office is now iu This means an exceptional banking service for the Western business men, farmery ranchers, grain buyers, miucrs nnd everyone else wlio earns and handles money. If you live far from town, bank with us hjr Mail. It is convenient aud very satisfactory. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R. TINNING. Manager! A. B. KING, Actg Manager I BRAVQl BURNED EMPTY HOUSE morning. Lethbiidge passengers rive Sunday morning at C-50. London, May -V militant suffra- gotte "arson sr.liftd' WV33 out [bis Canadian Pacific H..M.S. Empress o[ Britain is reported by wireless off :tnd in destroy- Cape Racp, due. Quebec on Saturday. itig it by a large umfnanted Passengers art1 due in Winnipeg .on As ;i tioallle press has to croato HH- MetH- cluo "was .tho Her- ald fpproduces ot tlio Mcdl- clno Hat ot tho trial ol ing Ofiicer Dilution, jusVto show what dhl Jiapjien. Ueyoml carelessness in bundling tho hoses, there was not tho Bifg.itest evidence of dishonest work: The charge of having committed a breach of the Election Act of Ibo I'ro- vinco of Albena, which was laid by tho defeated candidate In .ttie recent election, ngaiusc Patrick Duniloa, ibe reluming officer tor Oie constituency of Medicine Hut. tell (lit at the .idjonrned hearing which start ml at seven-thirty last uiglit, for when nil (he evidence WHS In for both Judge Carpenter found tliat there ivas uo evidence on whlcl to convict ibe defendant, na !t Mas not proven that Dundou had in any way tampered with tho linlloU were named in the charge, nninely that fiHcil in by ono Walenson at 31. Winmfred, which was ihe missing ballot named la tUo charge. No ballot was specified until tli counsel for tho defence held out a Epeclflc lallot must be named, for ss tte charge stood, there might been any .one ot a number of ballots tampered with, although that had not yet bEtMi proven, aud tliat Vicing tbe case, then tho man could not be plac- ed on trial for tampering with a bal- lot tlwre was so mo means of identifying thai ballot and sbosvipe vrlmt had become of It, or since when the discrepancy had occurred. Counsel for tlie prosecution, MCSEJS Mnhaffy, McGiUivray and Blackstock, litestlon from tlio time' it wns lakon uvay from tho office of Slierlff until it owned aloug ho others when Iho votes were Duntloii sfaied that ho tail taken, iho box from Sher.ft Hen- office because of tho fact (bat :hero at that tlmo a session of .ho Supremo Court, nnd cji.llo R num- ber of jwjoplo were going in and otit of the oCflco at all limes. On that Kcount no stated that lio thoutfil boxes wouhl bo in belter Uecjiini wero removed to an cilice or vacant vooin nnd them kept uiuler k'find key tmtll the tlmo thoy were bo opened and tlio votes counted and therefore he had arranged to have a room !n tho Hull blocU. and bad removed tho loses lo iho Hull block, but on arrival ihoro with (nrntug offtccr us (ho ninu who has i been guilty of making tlio change if' Biirh wero "Tho for such nn of- fenc.o 1 s very. eovore, aud 1 hero Is nothing Icft'fo tho dtacrutlon of tho 3ourtj excojit that tlio term of Im- prisonment stum til not be less tbau six months, wllli'or without hard la- bor, nml the maximum iionalty for tho offenco charged is tsvo years iu invls- oa. "Without taking any other facts Into coiiBldomUoiij I don't feel that I would bo Justified !n fixing tho bin mo for snoh a statutory crime on. iho "dci londant, when others Havo hail access to (bo during tlio lime (hey woro from under Jock nnd key. and I don't thai I would bo justified Iu (lulling the accused therefore I dismiss the tho boxos informed by c rentnl riNCITEK CREEK nans ton uear Barrow-iti-FMrness, A unantHy of literature was featured on tbo lawns surrounding the evening, aud lu Lethbridge on Wednesday. P. Drake aud other Londoners will wait upon ihc provincial soon to ask (bat1 a farm for inebriates be established near Lot-don. Steamship Arrivals Tbo Canadian Northern s.s. Rayol Edward decked al Quebec then nRnied n ballot filled la by one Waierson and handed to tbe deputy officer at the veil poll, wbich, the ballots were counted by the returning officer, the said William Patrick Duudoii, was misaiDg from among (he eight i" ed ballots which were sent in to' tills agents that the room bad been oc- cupied. Kot Imi-liig thought at taking tlio boxed back to Sheriff Uenson's oEVico Mr. Onndon stated that ho had left Iho boxes in the lull of tbe Hull block in iho cases in which ihey had been taktm there, and dad irled iwo days to got a room in which to place them where they would bo soft1. Having failed to gel any room in which they coutd be kept. Mr. Dun- don stated that ho (lieu fcad them re- moved to his suite in Oio eamo block, where they wero fcept unitl ttic date ot tho court of inquiry, when they were again broiigbt lo the house and opened iu llie presenco of representatives of uoth candi- dates. Some of the seals bad been dls- ilaccd while in transit from the room to the court house, but this would be done by the shaking which tbe boxes would receive while on the dray which as carrying them to the bouvt house. Tbe -witness stated that lie was cer- tain that the seals wore on the boxes when they left tbo Hull block. Fic- tile matter of having failed 10 place tho envelopes containing Ihe disputed ballots, hack in the ballot from which, llioso disputed bal- lots wero taken, 3Ir. Dundon stated that his attention had been called to that matter by Mr. Maliaffy wncn he was opening iho envelopes containing (ho first of the dupuled ballots and iuclier Creek, weath- er for Uio past (ew days has iit-en ol a sort calculated to make iho farmers [iretly espochilly those whi happened to bo a litllo lato their seeding. A drlxzllng rain 1ms been falling for two or Ilirco wlifefi of coinrso bus imt a aiosi cu n'i oat door for n few days at least. ,MJS. S. .V. lllntoa will not receive on Tiiesilay next. Mrs. J, J. Scolt will not week, nor this season. Mrs. T. .1. Mooro, of Dcavor Mines a tow dnys (Jiis week wit) Fineher (rlcuds. Dr. Carrlveau and A. Dlonno, botl from tbo -slate of Maine, spout conplQ-of dnys in town tin a week a: tho guest of tiie Kilter's brolhtr, -Mr Kcrmam Ujonne. Mrs. Pat i-'itzpatrick, of Fishhuvn is vialtLTif; Mrs. Robert Cooper ihi "Mother's Day." Sunday, Mny llih is being specially obscrvert In th' Methodist church here. Tho pews ii tho centre of itie church will be re type of men who wear Fit-Reform garments, are the men who have ideas about dress and other things, They are and the men who arrived." have They know that being well dressed, is a business asset, They have found that it does dollars and to wear the perfect hand tailoi'ed garments that the famous Fit-Reform tailors create. Let us show you some business Suite for business men, "6 Suits Made To Order. OUT aptcial ordsr !s a orguitr- juucr the p-TSonal direction of ths. head dwlen- c( the ereai Co. When vc. mafte you vjlia lo ordtr, perfe city ic the baliot box. The deputy returning officer al Aubrey Kendall, wns called and stated that in tlie course of bis duties in tliat office he had received from one G. Wuterson a bnllo marked alter the latter had been sworn and he had bis'suspicions tha It was marked in fnvoi c! Xelson' Spencer. In a fit oE absent-minded- ness he had dropped the ballot into tin ballot box without enclosing it in an envelope, as he had meant to do. Asked wbat he Iheu did, witness caus- ed roars of laughter by remarking that as the ballot bad goce into the liox as it should not have dono, lie put the name of the voter on ihe eu- reJope nnd then dropped that in the box after Ihe ballot. When the box was opened and the count of votes made by him as de- puty returning officer, It was agreed among the scrutineers that a Spencer vote should bs placed in that envel- ope 'marked J. G. Watersoa and this vas done. This was tbe which ras named in Ihe charge as amended nd snrorn to by .Mayer yes- erday morning. The, next witness one of the crutSneers named Smith, wio gave lorroborativo evidence, and was tbe of more than a liuie amuses when he swore ihut he icniem- lered tlie I'fth. day of April because t was.a day when be bad not worked because he "was at Winnifred at. tbe jlling of that day. Other witnesses called were Mahaffy antl BJacksiock, Slicriff Gen son Bailiff Watson. Messrs. Ma hnffy nnct "Rlackscock, sworu, state' that they had-been present when ih count was made by the returning oft'E cr, (lie accused, and they tlia out of Ihe eight disputed ballots whlc been taken, from ballot nox NTo 31 the box which was brought to Hi city by Sheriff Benson frcwi'the nifred Foiling booth, there had bee no ballot marked in favor ot NeUo Spencer when those Imllots whlc ivere disputed were counted by Dui don. Sheriff Benson's evidence returning officer, A. R Kendall, has sworn thac he did not interfere with any of the ballots with the exception of thai placed in the box nnd marjceil beinff the vote cast by tlio man "fjter WR nnd that the box was tie- llvcrcil. together four others, lo Sheriff Denson, and was' brought to the city nnd remained In Mr, Henson's office until the njfiht ot April 22, when tbe west. The H-0 Company H.mllt V I; TARIFF BILL GONE TO SENATE" Wnshlngton, IXC.. Mny fl. Tho UemcKiatlc Tariff Bill passed dp.y !r. the House with a majority ot HI1, and went over to tbo Senate to-