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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI, TEN PAGES Lefhbi'iilge, Alberta. Tuesduy, November 4, 1913 CENTS. Number 275 Using Franchise for ihe First Time in the Slate of Illinois AMERICAN ELECTIONS Stale and Municipal Elections in Many Paris of the Republic JUDGE SIMMONS Who is presiding at the criminal sit- tings or the Supreme Court voters to UN I I j A 0 fl M lir took a tromititnt part in "wet" j UU I I I I M {UI I I and "dry" elections in 24 Illinois j L L I fl 111 U U ll BE cities ami touns. Results in several of the Jodlilics are said to up- on the strength thai the recently en- franchised voters ihow in mustering tlicir forces at the polls. Church' services, at uhich prayers svcre oiiercd foe the success of the "dry" movement were held -Ly the women in the Dutjuoin which iDcluiies tiie city ol DuQuoin, Old Si.-Jolin and SunHeld. Many women, wece amoni; the early voters in all ol the 24 cities. SULXIOli MET WITH CHEERS Xew York, NTor. 4. William Sul- ?er, deposed governor, accompanied hy a body' guard today made'an ear- ly tour o! the sixth assembly dis- tiict from which ho seeks election to the slate assembly on the Progres- sive ticket, lie visitcil r.early all of tl.e polling places and at most ol tlicm was greeted with cheers. A heavy vote was bring cast. 'VOTIy ON' PROHIBITION" i fit-. Louis, Mo., Nov. 4. Scattered prcciEicts of southern Illinois orevot- ing today on the. question of riohibi- 1imt. JacVsr.nville is- the largest 'city. Toiihg oil- tlie. question! b'ut 'other important towns where the issue is up are UuQuoin, Picckrieyville, 1'cl- ersb'irg, Metropolis -and Ueardstown. Most of the. places where the wet and dry matter is at issue are small towns. HEFOKM SIOVEMKN'T'S AIM I'iilndElphia, 1'a., N'cv. The vot- -iig was not very heavy In the- early lioiirs of Philailclphia's city election, By the Nbrtli Lethbridge Rate- payers as a.Can'didate for Wilt Xorth nominate a candidate for one'Vf the cominission CRIMINAL CASES IN SUPREME COURT Pleaded Guilty to Charge of Threatening judge and Lawyers BEAN WITHOUT MONEY Couldn't Pay a. Lawyer to De- fend Him on Attempted Murder Charge Louis Evangelists, of Retlaw, charg Fire Boss at Lethbridge Collier- ies Being Tried in Supreme Court NO ULTIMATUM TO MEXICO FROM U. S. ff PARCELS POST BY JANUARY j BY JUDGE SIMMONS An Interesting Case to Miners and Mine Operators Through- put the Country Tie dcath'of Samuel ropovitch in at the session ol the cnra Mr_ Jvsl-m prc. with sending "black hand" Ite LetHbiidge. i Collieries on May threatening tlic life of John R. Palm.'20'1? camc ur-llrr this er, Mr. Lewis, and Judge pleadEd guilty to all charges, before siding. Mis Honor Mr. Justice Simmons, In j James ot the lire-boss- Ibc Criminal Assize court, which o''fl'e.mibc, was. the man in the prisoners'dock charced (vitii causing ened today, end will come up. later ?te d (h j, culpiWc r.eslisence. for sentence, when he will be Co'Iin JKcLtod, ol Macleod, egeu to make any- statenieat wishes. Ottawa. ettorss of (he post office dcj-artnu-nt are aillt being jllrtctc-d towarite -esLibliElnneiiC of parcels post system on January i next, though'ihe date is not abso- lutely certain. The schedule of rates Las been drawn up tentatively, tut win require the approval of the deal of detail is necessary in connection regulations governing the system. Secretary ot State Bryan Denies Report Sent Out From Mexico City That Huerta Must Give Up the Presidency of the that Some Communication Has Been Delivered SENT TO THE BORDER Appearances Point to Drastic Action of Some Kind Having Beer. Taken by the United Slates War- ships Held on the Mexican Coast When Clerk Wallace, read the 'chare es, pleaded an insufficient was counsellor the defence, objected to several jurors called, principally lea very ersblps.ln the coming, elections? This, Englishman.' ling business: men of the- city, hut little, tune was lost b getting knowledge of English to understand.; the sjx'-true men. Hefore the prisoner An Interpreter was sworn in, and on j was; arraignecV'Mr.- McLcod objected tlie charges being repeated the prison- to the .folding o! the. chaise, claim- Ihg'.tbeie differentiation in the rteaded guilty Atfed by the Judge who wrote his letters, prisoner replied absorbing inter- Sayj'ftol Guilty' in North .Letiibrldgo that Aid. -William: son's name.' Is being considered, and if tho decision of 'the assocltion'is to put up a he will likely re- ceive tho nomination for Commission- er oE Public Works. Thb-meetir.g will lie held' In hall, at S o'- BUSINESSMEN WON'T PAY TAXES 'M a heavy poll was looked for to- clock, and a loll'attendance is ivanl the close of the halloting. The .vcnther is fine. The. reform admin- istration, under tbc leadership of Mayor Hlankenhurg, is endeavoring t0 3in through a fusion movement, con- .rol of the city council. IX N'Eff JERSEY Trenton, X. J.; MOV: for he governor and members or the ri.crn! assembly was brisk in some 'arts of Xe.w Jersey lor an hour or vo aller the polls opened, bul in the' :rr.ilcr part pi the state, il was Iglit. The weather is fair and warm. 'lie total registration is about 00 short- of the voles, cast ist fall for tho presidential candi- a Us. COMMISSION' GOVERNMENT I'a., Nov. 1. Elec- day weather was fair p.nd warm most'ol Pennsylvania to- iy. The vote for superior court jntlg- j to pay-no Ulster Men Meet and Declare Their Position on Home Rule Situation "cllisl, Ireland, Nov. 4. Six business men met at Ul- i in (he non-pattisan flit ballot 'was ''axes il home rule is set up. The the early hours. Where meeting was primarily Intended to government Is ncing 1 or., (lie polls are fairly nen-y.. STARTED TO.VOTE EARLY. Jhliimore, lid., Nov. OTn in Ilaltimore at 6 a.m.'anil weeded quietly with fair rapidity. bo weather is fair and cool. COMMISSIONER .IMPROVES Toronto, Only Nov. sioTie'r ;of the Salvation continues to show Improve'. ment, and Ihe doctors' hopes were considerably stronger today by reason of the fact that the patient obtained hours' sleep during Ihe night. clcs of Ulster disagree regarding the against home rule. H was intended to demonstrate .that the commercial and mercantile interests of liclfast are at. one with (lie ad- vanced propaganda of Carson. Those present included representa- tives of firms with'an aggregate capi- tal of over FACTOR McTAVISH DEAD Co'oourg, Ont, Xov. forraer chief factor of the Hudson's Hay and a 'resident onithe employer.-. Thc- accused was a ;dulr'_certificatcd-lire hoss and con- sequently.his competence-was attest- ed by4tbe: examining lioa'rd. 'There iiad-'b'esn- no suggestion ot previous negligence or oi personal habits rer.- man incapable of properly performing his duties, hence the pauy-is eliminated and the onus rest- ed on James Carson. Counsel then told- oi the firing ol tbe shot which resulted.in the fatal accident. i crown charged was improper care- lessness in not seeing that no one was'in the vicinity. If he had, Popo- vitch would be alive today. The ease, is important, because the lives o! thousands are at stalic in the mining industry in conneclion with suck work. MANAGER TESTIFIES Thomas. O'Donnell, manager of Ihe Collertes, was the first witness 'called. He is a mari with experience in the mines and over .sis years with the Lethbridge Collertes. 'He told of Popovitch's em- ployment, thc place where he worked ar.d said that Carson was the fire boss under Pit Hoss Keith in that part.of thc mine, lly means of a blue print he showed where the acci- dent happened anil ex-plained the vari- ous methods employed ol shooting down thc coal. The fire boss, after getting ready for a shot, is supposed lo tell the men where lo go for safe- ty, before turning on the cur- rent which fires the shot. tContiniicil on page- ladly vater. which 'poured in through the shattered hull. The Etea'mer, which carried no wire less apparatus, crashed haad-on Into n' giant Iceberg, at two o'clock on -Scndajr. morning white about a hun- irea-fn'iles'east of was dark, and the 'berg loomed out tie ilacSiness. 50 suddenly that no tirne lo change the of the which sweiJl full tpeed.on to the "mountain of ice. The the impact was terrific. The steel prow of the linei- was crump- ed up-like so much tin as far ait as tho -colllslori Inilkhsad. The decks were covered with huge fragments of broken ice'arid wreckage. Captain Couch made a hasty ourvey of the damagCj and headed his .ship for SLJJohn's. He sucdseded in not- ifying bis agents at Montreal by means of flag signals. The sea was swept by a heavy storm, and Ihe steamer had a hard time making port. Torrents of water poured Into tbe holdrthrougli the shattered bow. The although constantly in operation.- could scarcely hold their own. The ship reached hern In a sink- ing condition. She was the worst wreck lhat.ever entereri this harbor, and repairs will .TC'-iuiro about two months. The steamer.carried sk thousand tons of general cargo. Her lower hold, above which tbe water did not come, was filled with timber, while grain, aiid .foodstuffs were on the deck above. Her crew consisted of forty officers and men. Trie Manchester Commerce Is built of iron, and'registers. 5363 long gross. CONSERVATIVE ELECTED W PEEL BYE-EYECTION BY A MAJOR- IT OF OVER, SCO Hrampton, Ont., one poll to Iicjr from, J. K. Kallis, Con- servative, has a malority !ol .375_ !n the provincial in Pctt, defeating A. H. Milder, Libciali this seat was vacated hy Sam Charters, Conservative, who was appointed rcg1 istrar ol tJic county. JJr. Charter's majority at the last general was 700, iXinHon, Nov. 1'nnknurst fought In flio Doer war and other a speocli at Ilactney announced wars- anl1 'ls to tc. our volunteer atmy lo defend 'the "nimander, is tn be present at a meeting and organize our first train- Tr3fetlc movement was 1o bo rais-; Corp3. I( niiy mc ,0 in the east end ol London. -join, will he or she give .In theit 'l.ooV at Sir Edward names. "v.c lo Ho precisely tho Francis Vano has several nc thing. Hccts (0 act H is no jolc. ffe have lo get an armr and now We arc sus'olnlely In earnest. We of having it, is coining." only toe to get ot'r. army in: train- LOST, LIFE IN SAVING OTHERS Portage fa Prairie, Man., Nov. 4. Sherston, aged 27, lost his life yesterday endeavoring to two of Portage la Prairie's weM-khdwn citizens, who when out ddck their canoe :jn Cram Cretk adjacent to Lake Manitoba, N'ov, 4 .-The of- count in the 'South Bruce byc- rnadc public today, reduces John Lind, who is understond to be fully conversant vfHh the latest represen- tations from Wush'ingUm.'" Changes in the military'situation througHdut'the country ac- to the the adviuice of tbe rchelV to'attack Zaca'tecas, byt the government believes that the garrison there is sufficiently strong an attack succdssfuHy-r. Queretaro, thc'sarae name, .on.thp main Hoe of IhG national raifv.-ay, south of Eau Pplosi-, Ii-surrouuded by rebels a ad practically Jn a Elatq'df'sicsci-Nokirof San Luis PolosI a nav method, has jbeen adopted hy the rebel a to.jirevent. the operation'of trains. -Placards ad- dressed lo railroad'employees-have': been posted notifying-them that.they will be hanged if they attempt to run iraitis. 'As the'inen are re- fusing to tafce out tlie trains. '_' No Sign of s-Reply City, was ho indication here teday that Provisional President Huerta has yet delivered any reply to tho .coramunk-alion from tho Untied States Government, telling him he must resign ,the presidency without loss of time, and.that.he. must r.ot leave as his successor any of his adherents whom ho might be able to control. In official quarters here, as. well as at the United'States embassy, em- phalic- denials were still made today as lo lue transmission-or receipt-of the communication from the-A me dean'government. A meeting of the Mexican cabinet, however, uas called for loJay at which It appears probable that the matter como up for discussion; Tiie only reference lo the'Incident in the. local papers today was that which occurred in as'soeiate'd press 'despatches from Washington. These, when shown to Nelson .O'Shaughneasy, American charge il'affairs, brought out a denial more or less technical, which was published here In connection with No.Ullimatlum, Says Washington, No. today Secretary Bryan Issued a statement. He declined to discus's the use of the won! "note'1 or "advices" saying he hatf no more to that the statement itself conveyed, it was as follows: "I liare made it a rule never lo piper reports concerning inter- national matters, buL the despatches from Mexico this'morning suggest a departure from the rule, at this time. Xo ultimatum has been sent to Mex- ico, and it Is unfortunate that the press should give credence to such it report. The harm done by speculation or-even-in accuracies in regard to domestic questions Is limited because the people arc acquainted with the subject and can make allowances; but as mlsta'tte'a in" regard to international matters may lend to serious consequences, 1 feel justified in making tho above dtnial.1' Discussion of the possibilities that President Wilson" might again take Iho Mexican situation' to Congress in a personal address, was revived la a d in i nit ration circles today, (L'ontlr.ned on.pag.0 MR, CONYBEARE AGAIN SELECT- ED AS A MEMBER OF THIS IMPORTANT--BODY OF LAWYERS Calgary, Nov. is made of the result of the of henchers of the Law'Society ol Al- Man., Nov..-I .-I Ion. Adelaide township, Middlesex county, berta, as follows: jn Campbell's resignation cs minister jOntario. His father .was one.of the Jan. Muir, K.C., Calgary; 0. Wfri-s the call- 'cailj' settlers in the-Adelaide dis- nisgar, K.C., tdraonloa C.- V. P. was received j-'cstert.ay. The :trict. From 1886 until 1300 he was a Conrtearc, K.C., l.ctlihrldge .1. C. ;potlib1io was at or.co nfiered Hon. I menibtr of parliament lot Haldimar.d, F. howcn.'h.O., I-.dmontcn; It. H. in Monl.-.gue. Mohfsguo- accepted, and'was for ..some time minister Dennett, K-C., M.P., Caigsry sit llonlin called later jivith'out portfolio in the Dominion W. Greene, A. hwlng, fon ,he lieutenant-governor anil re-; cahinet. During later years he was M.L.A., Kdmonton A. II. 'cViYCd" his consent lo the, change. The' of State" for Ca'nad'a and Calgary; minister will be. sworn in this Minister ol Agriculture of OR. STEWART TO SPEM< ._____ jj'.tlio majority o! K. b. Truav, Liber Ncsl Wednesday Kir Kr.-ncts Vane, ing ant! we shall-gct the same.'ttcat- oRltct of tlie British army, .who.mcnt as At the Hoard of Trade lun- rheoti on Thursday at 12.30, Dr. JxJpisIaiuro as It riffecfa A large i al, ovisr Cargill, Conservative, fronijliegg, Medicine llat. 1124-to 115. t A meeting of Conservative workers 'new, benchers. v J. S. Stewart. SI JM', will speak to discuss on -.Tt.o worn or the Provincial tnc ol protesting tho ejection. It Is said that Iceling Is s s'lrnng-.that protest should be K.O., Kdmonlon Hon. J. at 10 o'clock. the Dominion. K.I., A. The cabinet changes were a coin- Winnipeg, Man., N'ov. Wal- cgg, h.CM Medicine llat. sutprisc. return-.let H. Manitoba's :new Messrs. Clarke, Ilcgg and Ford trcm the cast yesterday morning, iminisler ol public works, sworn On his rlesV he louhd the resisn'atiqa j in at ten o'clock (his morning in'lhe ol Campbell. Campbell wrote that he.executive council, chainlrtrs. .Those expected, v