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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta WA OPERATOR MULLJN HAS BEEN ACQUITTED of Very Important Case at 1111 Any Evidence McCaul A OIQANTIC MAN allowed 1430 to leave Crow's ISfest, that fact, whatever the cause of such last for Frank .without a headlight, and let! an event may have been. He cannot be found guilty for not knowing the .cerniug the headlight, That was up train .'-.had. passed. -This the Crown or of to the conductor. The counsel argued! says is the cause of the accident. 'the liveV of Conductor "from rule book, "S D" 'meant hiust be shown a careless and iAlleriueF. 'Tlie 'Signal nortu ;or ssstiLfCuHvi> reckless disregsru "for uutyurfore yoti verdlctiis: very-popular and it was with trains" and "S D" means j can find him guilty. You must re- the throng that packed "signals the answer.-. to j member thai up to the time he re- :.roQm refrained ironi show-'.the other order but witness could not ceived the message Mullin did not "approval of the verdict. [see it that way. He 'never described i know there was a train on the line. car line here, was exploded .yesier-j day by: the wheels of a cart passing over it ancJ four natives .were injured _ ___ _ _______ by the explosion. It was evidently- ____v.__ af-'the extra 143Q to the operator until j There was "nothing-: in the .message to the intention of the tbej The Secretary of the Board .of and he issued its orders." -He admitted! indicate which; way the .trains were] outrage to wreck; a street car contain- .Trade is in' receipt of a; letter from whole in "favor of the there could be no eastbound train i travelling; The 'telegram according to jin? white persons; as notices m Ben-; H- E arjebach, asking that the A MASTER STATC8MAN SIR WILFRID LAURIER af U, A, Who Is Unwillingi Whose Election to for To Stand for Nomination Another Term is Peradventura TO BLOW UP STREET CARS Calcutta, Hay bomb that had on thp. rails of a street i FARMERS WANT FERRY ON RIVER ROOSEVELT FOR ANOTHER TERM Leading Republicans Think That He is the Only Man That Can Save the Party From Being Defeated described the- train he meant. I but what the despatcher meant. Each warning natives not to rids in first- station station, testified that Mul- If the train had passed and- Mullin! of the witnesses tried to evade his res-! on Dec. il had answered "Ko" to his inquiry he j ponsibility and to it'on to the j had obeyed orders. unfortunate man. If the case proves jfivt? months to blow up street New York, May nomina- tion of Judson Harmon at Columbus as the Democratic candidate for Go- vernor of Ohio variously inter- preted in .New York "city by politi- cians of high Knd humble degree iti .KepUuLiCan aiiu" par- ties. The view which was upper- nominated on the first ballot at, Y I, but that it will be Roosevelt. Speaker Cannon., it was declared, has gone to. the., idea that Roosevelt should be renom- this explanation .for the Speaker saiiegyu change of front was' vouchsafed: ''The Speaker is a caudi- most was that if Secretary Taff .is date for reelection. He believes Roose- to be nominated for the Presidency i velt for President can bring' about by ;the Republicans at Chicago the .the election of more Republican Con- Roosevelt-Taft combination in. Wash- gressmen than .Taft or any other man ington and elsewhere must give as- surances either before Taft's I _ 1 1 i J' tAiJV-V? Ullti J. CL1 i_ Zs" coming if-it had passed and he 'hadjtlie company's rules meant a-nj-thing j Sa-1 recently .have beeiv circulated B0ard use. its efforts to grant the .re--tioii or immediatelv afterward :that quest of about 200 residents of the -..-..w., jHuntsville district for a ferry across __t __ 41J the fiftn attempt Elvor in the.vicinity of the lallv the efforts to prer Kl KI.- '___ I The present House is Republican by only fifty majority, and a change of twenty-six congressmen would throw the war on Senator Foraker to elim-. the House :to the Democrats." him from public iii'e and espec- his re- Ex-G ovi Black; and. his friends are urgimg- all Rt'put.llcaris hot only in From Frank to Cowley is IS 3-10 mil-, anything; it proves that the C. P., H. _ much uneasiness has re-. this HQDGJN'S CHARGES brders :and tickets; and the -train" 1430 made it in 401.is responsible- for the, death of the man j lept in, ;house. '''minutes or miles an .hour. Thej Ormsby and it is a: matter of congrat-j ag-oi Dec; 6-15, Spokane Flyer -takes 49 minutes. Uilaticn that the facts have been j and told Freights usually takean hour to make out in the trial. The ultimate] and that .-the-distance; Under.; ordinary condi- [cause of .the accident was the illegal] Opened by board and the train would be due: at 5.401 operating of freight tiains, except 'committee, at Vftt ?ischerr under certain i- charge-of the poHce. Mul- At 5.-11 ,or 5.43 he asked if contrary to -Dominion statutes and i leave 'of absence. The coming. 'The wirft was: they are responsible for .the cbnse- j to meet: 1443 and it; was just possible that' queaces. left on the table. Pincher. _ ranch. They claim that'turn to the United States Seriate j New York but iu other states to put f would be a very great :conven- jmust cease. Senator 'Foraker's term m their best iieks to bring .about ience to a great number of people 'expires March; 3, 1909. The Ohio JTaft's nomination on; the first ballot, who compelled, to go a dis-legislature is Republican only by two {on the argument that only by such a jtance of ten miles out of the- way zo On 'joint ballot. course can Roosevelt's rekominatioh Across by the bridge. M Democrat in -y would result ma benefit! ther smash and collapse. The Speak- support of all.kinds 01 i to the city. 1 he petition, will come I Ottawa, Ont.; May Parlia- before the Board of Trade at their jocrats anfl'thousands of Republicaris er's -alleged views that- Roosevelt's committee tliis morning open- tiij? message had not been-sounded at- Mullin obeved all the of lt? the -ii J.-U i c.iarges of zraud in connection with j.he tram at the :rate it: conioaiiV. He.could the or-i meeting on Wednesday night. GRASSY LAKE NEWS Mr. Oliver Fogxlcriid who died Eegarduig'..the twelve..hoTir witQess; for.lunch.; .train. had to attend 5: arrived about. 6.30. J therefpre: rio duty to. perform order was sent to; aecidsnt occurred. I irenomination would bring about the i are not unfnemily to him. The Uoose-: i -o r i u 'election of more liepublicaa Coagress- wai'. on Foraker has torn I b "t v'' men than Taft s or any tne TIMI.K and file of Ohio Republicans! jlican Presidential candidate's, and f asunder. The Ohio Republican State! i [the aliened views of Ex-Gov.' Black j machine hy the use of Feacral patron ago and the power of iho Federal Gait Hospital; at Xethbridge of brought about the in. would .prevent further Business appendicitis Sunday, May s t th 1 depression, jibe, but their at iSt friends vouchsafed for cemetery.- Mr. Fogderud feeliog; vcry worst factional n'lght'-' Wgnt to T.J. it.' AT'-'- TI IT i .bx-Gov.. Black'was also quoted as fight, that the Ohio Republicans have vears of aee !u r that Tafc must cease his v.rar- v v "fe1-. had in a quarter of a century, and j _ The here'closed its case. Mr. McGatd then moved that the! Ira light: and saw none. He would not _ '-'t. ".1 T 1 i ..'t V. I 'T i T r f T T eleven or ights without rtelief LleIlu' 'Vfiuiuut the' charge there engineer lantern shed; no light the eugiaeer On motion of Samuel Barker, was watching for the .head- Hamilton, it was decided to- produce' various papers bearing on the sub- jhave run out in the face of a head-jJect in the Transconti-; good sue- In .1893 he married Miss A'uren. It iis a State noted too for its Re-, publican quarrels. ;And the interpretation put on Har- to the; results that children 'nomination last mght 'was the B0mination evidence, he claimed, to maintain! c nental railway 'commission and other Io- 1902" Mr, ,derud again'.married Jiiss Stannas of i that the Roosevelt Republicans felt fnow more than ever that Robsevelt's y A train charge aV given'in the The 1430 from Frank .to jdepartments concerned. ss while- the operator was announced that! .a rate, born and in the fall of 1907 he North Dakota. Four; children .were At the the 'defence would call no witnesses; li The impact of the. collisionio sinfe he came on duty any The C0imsel then such as: to nxove the 1443 train u- the undisputed oi the car, lengths, back. there was] B ;must be remembered production of certain papers' A were asked for in support of Lake .where he-had a charges. :Fogderud- was i renomination at Chicago was demand ed, for the reason that the president is "fai- "stronger in the state than Taft but evfcR In that s collision tokk place inside the yard atj iurv for them to weigh the evidence. limit 'J1'- _' t. I 1_ j Major Hodgins' charges. Liberal, members of the committee thouglit Hodgins should have been sure of his and persisted in any- helindrtook accomplish. peace rnust be made with Senator Foraker anfl his friends fare on and this statement was emphasized last night when a- free. and open discussion- was had as will, follow in. if -Harmon as the Democratic candidate for Gover- TWENTY-NINE DEAD 'May; at- tempt made yesterday by the. prison- ers ...to; break out of. the governrnejit i had shown no wilful' negligence. Joseph. A. :Hammett, formerly night i Mr. Cjimpbeli replied briefly for the operator at Cpwley gave evidence that j Grown arguing that the charge must passed.Cowley at ..The-despatched had riot told him that. 1 The Judge ruled against the defence knew j as there was. some evidence that talkingto the -Brock- should be- considered by the jurj-. et (jperat-br. He never remem.bered pThe court adjourned until eight haying a holiday during the three i o'clock when addresses of the eoun- years he lor the company and' sel to the jury were delivered and was not allowed time off during the the verdict given. W. M. Campbell. Crown in addressing the jury, remarked that 1430 .lor the state will be lost to the He- jail here after making a breach in stop at any with and others and that the pres-je a. joint ballot with which to. send a i oners were either killed outrigtit or x__-Ti .._._i_'.i JT PTlf. R-ittincr nf t.TiA aliAnlrl I L O IS IlUbL IU-, j. _ r_-_ "'__i--_t- AI------ of the committee should .the Major being pt town. brakeman on top. Tt is evident that ient' the crew of engine 1430 disobeyed end Without .-the Major beir every rule.' They were not doing the box 'to tell all he knew. duty.' No blame can be Conservative members of the nixing a.baseball team, j i Democratic senator to Washington in the crew of 1443. !mifrtee and counsel for .Major Hodg-; JJLT o be a comer, and we sh the team success. Blithe went to- Taber Fridav jplace of Foraker. received wounds from" which they Inadvertence, and mistakes are one contended that'the "Major s thing but criminal negligence is allowed to handle, the case in his other. There is no that lirt had been reckless or criminal in i on the local to meet his wife who i came on the Flyer .from Minnesota. Both arrived back in !alive .and feeling .well.'. I have since died. Out of the twenty- -Indeed it: has beeh- for sev-j eight wounded., eleven are in a ser- eral days that Republicans of.'New1 ious condition. York state have taken verv little Taft boom. CHI-EF RHODES IN' A FIGHT Grassy Lake-'Barnes' Jr- of .has told [friends that he wouldn't be. at all Mr. Martin Wagner arrived in town [surprised to see the Presided i Saturday from The cause of the accident is dif-] Macleod. May has States. The new hotel at Grassy Lake an extended at .Chicago. Ex-Governor Frank S, Black Sirncoe, Ont-., May 13. A' young goose on J. W. Mitchell's farm at has been laying seven weeks, and on Wednesday of last week laid a shelless egg measuring ten inches ia had frequent conferences with Tvliiuim i length, and twelve and one-half inch- week to compensate for hours -worked on Sunday. Jos: JR. McNabb, ''trainmaster... was little to bring before them, j what might have prevent-' other sensation Chief of Police; Cranbrook, said that the he said, "remember the Tlle facts enumerat-'lthodes, being the central figure, be ready for'business on or ab- L- Ward, Republiran national convjes in girth. On cutting the outer skin, du'tiss were to receive and deliver i the accused was an operator in the before were the real causes 01 the j Last night he, with others, was out June 1st. Iraitteeman; ex-Representative Lucius 1 a large quantity of white and still an- ing a pitch in the barber shop! Mr. August Girard. formerlv em-'! Littaiwr, George W. AIdridge other shelless egg was On of couiisel for defence, meant' trains care the lives of the people along the j Sifton in his charge j in Macleod Hotel. Proprietor Willon ployed in" H. Drlggs general." store J others at which the national t-itua- opening the skin of the second egg a legally and lawfully operated. AJlines. The train despatcher in the-jury said it was their duty to had forbidden gambling on the T-VuircrtnTr cnr K r- Ltion was discussed. At these t-jtiier- smaller quantity of white was found block system for trains was in force. the same system as railways. up "Tfhc'ber'Station .with t _________ The most important evidence of the i meaning "Is east bound despatcher they are not: hlows in which the Chief got vei-y i and he joined Mr.. G-irard at was given by A. G. Workman, i train The man says on You must confine yourselves j much the xvorst of.it. Smith'was Abridge Friday. Albcrtson is a --train, dispatcher at and an order is given to cliarge as laid, as no evi-j arreste-d u-arrani but released on hustling, ambitious young man .and he-was given, a severe cross and 430. to 'meet at Pincher.! has bpen given in anything j bail about two o'clock. The trial is j without any ill luck ousht to do tion.. Ke, remembered issuing orders I Thv- operator must have known what If-the evidence convinces you 'taking pJact- this before Ma.-! well. for extras 1430 and 1443. He reviewed the orders given theso trains. After 1430 had passed. at 5.25 he started to call Pir.cher and got it flbout-5.41. He askod tlie ucent "D the knowledge of the crewjmen off. Words with Rhodes led to Porter Albertson than as ,a side partner! and this statement was a pint, The three skins were very by the assertion that if Tafi i.-n t tough and .hard to cut. Reply Wai; about; the Workman said. that he did not neglect his duties! Jladt-od, May trackman S coming. 5.40. He D S" and receive then called copy 3-' sages to Pincher and Brocke theri sent and completed at Counsel McCaul objected to witness j goes to Pincher and Brocket congratulations, of explaining the meaning of "'D S" but i taneously, the; train 1443 starts out .the Judge overruled the objection J fast as possible. If he had sent in! Witness explained that "D S" word that, the train had passed, WINNIPEG MAN CHOSEN "ea.nbound train" and the message I dospatchrr cnuld have ordered 1443 to! Ottawa, May A. McDonald, j could only mean "Is im eastbound remain at Brocket and averted the i master in Winnipeg, has to Marlborousrh been" appointed diairman of the board- day for a iontr talk i a brick machine. proud' possessor ,5n the coun- smile since samples have gone through the! i A 1 T i' i------ "t' t were act-of negligence and was the cause returned with, a verdict that al-; several hundred dollars worth, were j testg and cajne QUt' with go0jf stand 5.45. j of the accident. The changed Muilm to receive bis freedom j stolen during the past winter. fact an average of one hundred" j and in a short time will have a brick SHAUGHNESSY TO SEE PRINCE running Montreal, May London cable out brick which cannot be substi- j says that ihe Prince of Wales has j tuted any invited Sir Thomas Shaughi House on Sun- train in the course of which i accident. oeen appomi-ea chairman 01 for a iontr talk on Canadian af- he was told by, Mr. McCaul that he j "The Crown does not say for a min-j investigation and conciliation in uhichtho Prince is keenly not there to clear himsrlf or the' ute that Mull in had intended to cause j connection with the dispute between j interested. company but to give evidence. an accident but he failed in the C- P- K. and mechanical em-j Under crossexamination.. in the j ponsibility he accepted as an opera-i Payees. OPENING OF NEW CHURCH course oi -vvhicii was told by Mr. j tor, and as such is guilty." j------------------------r- McCaul that he was not there to clear! As to the headlight, there is no' KISSED JOE hiniself or the company but to give evidence, witness said that at 5.41 was the first time he told Mullin anything evidence to show that the lantern Vancouver, B. C.. May the put on the head of the engine went out. conclusion of the trial when Joe Mar- tin. K. C.. succfissfullv defended Eva about Extra 1430 and had telegraphed I The whole matter lies in the fact! McDaniels for murdering George Brocket also at that time ordering that ihe order had. not been a logger, by administering mor-_____ _ 1443 to move west, _ There is a general ed the accident would not have the pretty demimondaine, be- A A' pastor of "the new church The new church in the North Ward has been named "Grace Methodist Church." This name was decided up- on at a meeting held in the church yesterday afternoon. Those present at the meeting were Hev. J. M. Har- rison, pastor of Wesley Church, Rev. signal that can be used to call up all concerned. He did not do this when 1443 and 1430 started out. He MADE FOR SERVICE IN THE ROUGHEST WEATHER AND GUARANTEED ABSOLUTELY POMMEL CLICKERS This mark and the word TcWERonthe distin- guish this high jrude slicker from just as, good" curred and the operator was respon-1in? 'released from the dock, kissed the sible for the changing of. the order, j redoubtable Joseph. The running of trains on Sunday mak- es no difference to the responsibility for life. Mr. McCaul said he was not asking for any sympathy for the accused. "The- dispatcher does, it is true, de- pend upon the operator for informa- tion but on the other hand, the op- erators depend upon the despatcher for clear and distinct messages. The message received by the operator at Pincher Station was not clear. Des- patcher Workman admitted that the clearest meaning that could have been placed upon the message was, "Is there an eastbound train Mullin was not charged with not knowing that the train had passed and hence can not be convicted upon and the ladies of the North Ward who arc interested in the project. Arrangements were made to have a BRYAN'S DAUGHTER TO TALK j tea meeting in .the church on Monday Chicago, May despatch to IS THAT SO? Toronto, Ont., May the Baptist laymen last night on '.'The Building of a New National D. E. Thompson, K. C., said the Can- adians lacked culture. JURY DISAGREED Wetaskiwin, Alta., May 13.- -Mr. the Record Herald from Omaha, Neb., says: Tn case William J. Bryan re- Cftivcs the Democratic nomination his daughter Mrs. Ruth Levitt will take the stump in. Colorado, Wyoming, and several other Western States in her father's interest. This informa- tion was given out in Omaha yester- day'by .Mr. Balhaman, who has just returned from Denver where he has boon with other Democratic national commissions completing arrangements for the convention, Mrs. Lcavitt will confine hor efforts to women and will only stump those states which have women suffrnsre laws. evening, May 25th, at which the Eev. J. P. Berry, B.A., of Langdon, will give an address. The local clergymen, will also be asked to be present and assist in the programme. The church will be seated with chairs. It will be one of the most brilliantly lighted buildings in tho city. The ladies purchased a carpet for the platform yesterday. The church will be furnished throughout for the opening services. The church will be dedicated next Sunday morning. Rev. Jas. Allan, of Toronto, Missionary 'Secreta- ry of the Methodist Church" will orcach tho dcdicfi.tmn sermon Justice Harvey opened the sittings of the Supreme coure here yesterday. The first criminal case taken was the charge against H. R.