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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 5, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Letlibritlge, Alberta.. Wednesday, November ,5, CENTS. November 2711 THIRTY TWO KILLED IN WRECK Manslaughter Charge, Against Former Fire Boss Not Successful JURY'S LONG-SIEGE Took it a Long Time to Reach (he Evi- dence' Heard "Not Was Hie verdict returned by the Jury at S o'clock last night In the charge or manslaughter against Jas. Carfon, former fire boss In tlio I.cth- bildgo .Colliery. The Jury retired at 5.20 o'clock. At 7.15 they filed in and reported a dis- agreement. Mclun, Fraticr, Xov. 5. Thirty-two. Mvere killed and forty injured the Mar- seillfS-Paris express train was -J- wrecked by a collision a local train near here laic last 4. night. The bodies were not all -J- recovered until this alteicotn. .1. ,J. .1, .1. A .J, .T, But the Republic Wants to hi Advised.of'the Policy of Uncle Sam Paris, Xov. French Foreign HOLD It is Possible That Us May Not Be a Resident of That Part of the City LARGE MEETING Three Candidates on Municipal Love- ring and the Mayor Democrat ElecUd Governor1 of Msssachutctts, .'.In yeilerday's elections Will be Jusl Outside the City Limits to the East Murphy and His Crowd Driven From Power in New York City Assembly Won by Endorsed. in Three Results in Other Cities .FIFTEEN ACRES Xcrlh Letfibrldge will put a candi- date in the ficH Tor one of the com- missioners hips al the coming elec- tion. lie may not he a resident ot that part of the city. It may lie that the Voters' 'association will deride to en- dorse one of the .candidates already in the running. The court was asked if there 9ffico informally today byl However, tlie Important thing is! noi some verdict oilier tlian one of the" Mexican Foreign office it ii was "that tfce man is yet named .be-' or not guilty. -disposed to mediate between the Ua--cause it seems to fac the opinion iti j His Lordship, 'Mr. Justko ited States and Mexico. I thai- quarter thai no dclinitc action'' The Frorich government has taken should be taken until all candidates the attitude will do nothing jarc lieard. 1 policy Three candidates, Doctor ot the United fa tales; to ward 5 Mexico, Vernon Tcarson and David King were -and might be-heard last night. Tlie he (heard at" a date to be arranged later. I de-1 Such, a word, is -.tha'gial'-ol the Lordship, 'Mr. nious, replied In the negative, .ami fitter'addressing a fer; words ordered Ihf- Jury hack and adjourned the court unlit further advised as to the policy until 8 o'clock. oa returning were not iDijg'ju reaching a verdict, it Is .said, anil when court'resumed Jlr. Arthur Hayr ns foreman announced the" ver- dict ot "Not" Guilty." Cars in the C. P. R. Very Liberal in its Treatment'of1 New Local ..Company 'part meat' officials' take" tlie. position meeting, of the Xorth Lethbridge Vot-1 first car that" the FVer.eb For- crs> association railed last night to since the'', traction em- No better evidence of the favor in which the .city, of Lethbrldgc and its Industrial 'policy Is held by the Can- adian. Paclflc Railway, could be found than In'.their treatment of Mmited, the plodeer packing concern of itoe south, for it has just been cnnounced thai "the company has granted the local concern a site of acres at a figure which Is not giv- en out hut which is understood to be very nominal. The site is located Just south 'east' of Henderson Park fair grounds, facing the Montana branch of tht C. P. R. H IB not in .limits iut is just across the road allowance, and., is consifierc-d highly suitable fnr packing plant pur- The deal .was. consummated by bet not In a1 way to justify'a charyo' of', manslaughter and. severe punishment; The accident, now'that case is ovflr. can be summed up es to the, foaale" to keep minors" busy and get out as much coal 03 Negligence, If there vas any, was not. of the reckless tltd and Mr. had a' lot of which In no way detracted from tlio ayrapathy felt for the-be- reaved friendi of poor Popotitch. Undej the new Coal, Mines Act an of the kind would be prac- tioaUy'iniiio'gsiblb a 3 tho firo boss lias to connect ttie with the charge Icy of the Unlted'Slates. in 'the: Mexi- can, situation. Secretary Bryan ;aaidvof Iho'Paris .despatch: BurgmiinnV hall was filled Iq'over- the car badly hurt., flowing. -Many attended .iiqm the Four other strikebreakers" "and-a south side.-to catch the feeling pf the nurnber of palrolraen were less ser- j public as expressed openly.; 11 burl by a downpour of missiles For Governor L. Walsh, Democrat, New Fielder, Demo- crat. For Senator U Lee, Dem- ocrat, For Mayor New York P. Mitchell, Fusion. Auburn, W. Brlrtol, Republican and Progressives. Johnston, N.Y. Judge Smith, Progressive. F. Burns, Democrat. Buffalo, P. Fuhrmann, Democrat Syracuse, Will, Pro- gressEve. Elmira, N. Hoffman, Fusion. Schenectady, F. School- craft, Fusion. Indianapolis, N. Bell, Democrat. Cincinnati, Speigel. Republican. D, Baker, Demo- crat. Kelfar, Republican. Demo- crat. and ts conesqucnUy the l maa to leave the entry... The case attracted interest In the coai fields actl Mr. Carton's friends are pleased over Ms acquittal. At the afternoon'sitting the Carson caao v.-3c contluiied, John jiit being called. Up told the num- ter ?nd names of the men era ployed in tlie east aide of the mine where killed. Ho bad charge of the.firo and gave instruc- tions fo the nieru including Carson, to rto all wort according lo tho Coal Sllnes AcL Hosed on his 30 years' experience aa a miner, "witness was asked to fir.o Iho duties o- a fire boss or shot fircr. Mr. Macleod objected thai tho Act tnat fortli but the judge didn't to think the Act was the alpha and omega of the mlea, atjd. a man vfitncss' experience was com jieloal lo give an answer. Mr. Kolth then explalneU tlte pro cedu'rc of-erranslflg for a uhot, unr on C'onybearc. asking where Hie (Conllniied on page 8) the.-request of States to defer action In ihp Mexican situation! until the Washington government had formulated and ax'Jiouuced its policy. Mr, Bryan flattr refilacd to discuss Iho Mexican In ?any yf its mindl phases today. Tb.o RecreUry of Suite was asked jKLrEicalarly about one pub- lahed report tha.t proTisIonal-rresId- before they make a choice. slate --M, caine off it was H became dangerous for the And is still of an CAXUIDATKS of three f strike-breakers that they lay down on Hie floor of car and few minutes thrfiv. out the controller and all tlidir 'arras ihlo the street They, were tak- Thc was'enough to inject some'] en to charge by strikers and police- with the resources of the O. P. H. He was "met more-than half way for the company! Is desirous: that tbe new project1 will be a.sucifess.' The property 15 at Isist .bill the amount paid, is only that sum. Tbc G. P. R. allowed.the concessions sim-. ply'because of Us desire to build up the miled farming industry in South- ern "Alberta. At" a meeting of tho Boardr of Directors of the concern last night, the purchase was conflrra- Dl It is uuderstood also that the pack- Ing company Vrlll also meet witjt every favor from tlie P. R. when the time comes to build side- tracts'and stock yards in connection b aTld ent Huerla a, reply to a which were never recent cominua.fcation from 'the Un- ited States, arid, refused to. con- firm deny Deplorlsi Intervention damaged and thn plat- form was covered with slones, bricks pieces of coal and other missiles. the ear left tho barbs no police were on it, but It wag surrounded 05; patiplmcn on foot and horseback. The had some plain questions put to him, which he answered in .lite strain., He rnade a statement of Conference which began early in the reqiiest of iy between the peace anthorltlea was be sought at a conference today be- As Iho site Is: outside the'city lim- its the question of taxes will not need to come before the city council, and the nex bonus bylaw of the province will not apply. Coramissioner Tracy was written today and to', make TAMMANY HALL U.AJDLY HPUTED NCT- Hall was snowed-underpin (Vie city olisc-. tion todayi-tl.e lusicn'.fick'et-patts'iiie all tidore it. Joinf I'urfoy. was elected mayor" by a pluralify ii ciceis of -ar.d it may rfach Kdv.ard'E. McCall, his "Tam- many opponent, gave'lip the fight and sent a telegram of concratulation-'toj Mitchell acd to ted. The fusionists elected Wm. A. 1'renriergast by nearly or quite plurality, and carried George McAnaiiy into the presidency of the board oi aldermen by. about The election, of lliesc three over Tammany opponents gate the fusionists nine voUs out oi sixteen ID tr.e board of estimate's which con- trols Ihc purse strings of the munici- pality. But- in addition fusion" can- didates were "chosen, lor the bi lurniliation lor the people ot this gteat city that when they bare not the- clutches oi the vulgar spoiler, they have had to fight des- jcrately to fight him oft." The Sun, the only independent newspaper supporter of McCall, aays of ilitchell: tt'c wish him well and we shall fch his administration with friend- ly hopes and patieat impartiality de- tecting no spectre over his right shoulder unless the apparition be- comes too distinct to be The Press (Progresses) "In pre- vious years Tammaay has been de- feated. Yesterday Tmuutouj' slaughtered, Tbo board of estimates, an even bigger prize thao the Mayor's office, is lorn out of" Tammany's clutch, when It was couatcd as a. sure thing by. Murphy, whatever else was The Herald, rchich mildly favored McCall, says: "Jolui Purroy Mitch- ell, the fivsion nominee, has won a great victory over his opponents. On- ly the best wishes siouIJ go out to fclni in his hour of triumph. It has been a Waterloo for Tammany in" the city as well as in ihc state." The World says cf1 yesterday's elec- tion "Mr. Mitchell's victory over Murphy's candidate for mayor is com-, pletc and decisive. On that issue" N'ew York spo'ie In no uncerfain tones. Tammany can't he reformed. It must, be The American says "Hy electing John Purrpy of York by a otunriing.'majcrity, pie of-.Xew-.York havc-.iScclared, their. rcpii'diation of 'Chief Murphy and messenger, McCall, of gOTernmefii by contract, government by" telephone and all the machinery of public plun- der." RESULTS IN THE CENTRAL STATES Chicago. 111., N'or. to- day from tlie elections beld yesterday in various cities of Ohio, Inriianiraod Illinois, show the following results 'OHIO S. S. Spiegel was elected mayor over Henry T. Hunt incum- bc-nt, by about plurality.'. Xewtop D. aioaics were riiuitu ivi LJC uuiwubu presidencies of Manhattan, mayor, by ar.d Rronx, adding five lo, and K'v'n5 fusion 1-1 votes to many's two- only salvage from, the ro'Jt the borough presi- ments to have, the city supply waior, litencies of Oucfns and Richmondf mm- sewei? and power -to Hie 'plant. He -h- Is in hearty accord the objects of. tho company aad no difficulty A plan to restore alrecl service will t lirlhla'aireollon. Stock in tlie company is Mitford ft Co.. receiving cimipment, Ho-gives poaitUo assur- jclarcd, "if Hero better man mike no further efforts lo iiuilcr .Uio .drcumslances, j (o represent the city as chief com- pMijco and stable; constitution- than Mayor Hardie al government, and hedeplorra-Jntcr- mM5ure-0f'any" 01 venllon a. grave disastrous was enquiries daily froui outside points. The plans of riant hare been lirovcd early slait may he ex- [iCCtCll. inistolie." ness o! the meeting was.transarlcd They. had to 'drlaklng spree. DOLLAR ACTION IS ENTERED AGAINST THE CITY regards for. run cars, unless given an armed I guard to ride with tile strike-breakers, .j President Realty ot the Central union bas assured the author- ities that the unions are In favor of any action by the officials that will suppress lawlessness in the streets. Thomas Carlton, tho union chauf- feur, who was shot l.ite Monday, dleu at the rlly hospital today. Tlila makes KAVOBS A CANDIDATE Hohcit'N'immons thought Xiirth the. fourth deatli as a result of Iho LelMiridgc should masc. on effort (o I strike. The, police lodny arrested be represented on the commission, 1 Charles IWier, a Etrlkc-breaXer from and sugsMted.Hit as 'the' Chicago and charged him with proper position. He..did not think der. .Fisher denies Iliaf he shot Carl- (hey. had anyone specially fiticd for Ion, hut he was identified by K. cither ol Ihc other norlh haJ with CarKon when lie was ns the man who did [he Action lias-been tnken against't> it clly of f.clhbridge by John now living In Edmonton, recover danukcs'amounting lo'JIO.OOO for In- juries sustained in a stiver ditc.h cave- In en Juno tlth, A writ waa Issued against the city ft1 ff.v da'ys ago by McKay, Hanlej- and Iloyri, sol-, Icltore for the plaintiff, the papcrH heing fllwl in the Suproras Court, Ed; inontnn. The rave In occurred on June 191.', at -4.30, llalowka ing Ihe most serious Injuries of -nr of the nsen. lie was attended by Dr. Campbell na the city's meJIcal hea' (h officer. On' 12, Dr. Campbell ptriincxl the man again .and .pronoun ced Mm well. bclnB unable to find :iny ailment th'af woiiM disable hdn.frou work. Halowlta, however, ment that Ifalowka was suffering from traum.illc iiCurasthla.- Halowka did no moro In Lothbridge, leaving later for'Edmonton.. Tho city asked tho Hallway Passengers Insurance Co. lo pay tho claims mado against the dty. .hy Hfllowka. _ The company re: fused, on the gronnds that (ho man had been declar'til well. :lt is'lhcre- foro lo. llatowka to (ckoVactlon lhat a candidate lor mayor stoulrl he norninatfd by this' body." The motion was seconded by Mr. Pimm, -N'OT IN TAH, CLASS NOW A. Ciilraore opposed North Lctli- brldge taking any part in the fight as the champion of a special North reprcFcntathe'. The lime for that is past and gone, he said; II- Noclh LclhbiMgc wants IcgisU- Uon.'or Improvemcnls, the new char- through tho courts. Should ho. win gives lliem Ihe macMncry to'iti tho dly'B only., recourse- Vl'irob' lo it. "V.'c" should "consider only 'the. I lake action agntnst Hie company car- capabilities of the rapn to do the tying (ho liability. Insurance ..'at ihe he s'aU, "not their lime of tie accident. I (Uu.iiiuucd on pagt 7j. MAN KILLED IN or officials in those boroughs, and a few scattered assemblymen.. Thc entire Tammany ticVet in New County, (Manhattan) was beaten: The lusionists raptured county ofllces in Kin.ts County and Broiir. Tlie board of aldermen ol Greater New York will be cent rolled by lu- sion volts, by t niajority, as it .is estimated, ol filtccn.' UEATI5X IN THE STATE New .York Sfatc nemoerats yeslcr: day assembly, the lowfr branchpo! the state.legislature. p At 2.30 this morning, hlr districts still lo heard Kepuhlicans had elected (rom, against 21 Democrats atid live Pro- gressives. The anti-Tammany issue in New York city- is largely responsible. the overthrow ol the Democratic ma- jority as Democratic overthrow's werc.contmori in districts in Manhat- tan and Kings that have teen Tam- Korlh is to have a fnr ('rnjrits- Induatrj-, tlr.'Ce weeks or a sivc enilorscmjuts of tick- WILL EMPLOY FIFTEEN HANDS TO MAKE CANDY AMD WHEAT COFFEE plurality. Toledo-Carl Keller, was chosen mayor by a ol Columbus He-elected-George-J, Karb, B. Bell (Dem-: for mayor, was successiurby approxiraately The Republican.' ar.d Progressive candidates for may- or ran about an even race. 05 the large cHies in Mlana, Ev- ansviile, Terrc Haute, Fort I.ogansport and Anderson will have Ilcmocratic administrations, while'in So'Jth Uend and Lafayette, the Citi- zens' tickets were successful. Kor the first thus in the history of, the oldest town in In- diana, the Republicans were success- ul, electing mayor and. other .city In 24 municipalities of Southern H- women, who exercised' the'- right of franchise for the first lime n the state, voted in Ihe ralip of 'our to one In opposition (o saloons. Of 24 cities and towns vdtlnr; ,unde( the township unit tto "drysV won or retained 18, held fuc and Ihere was.a tie in month, tlie Copal coffee and candy In operation on the corner of Utli Slrtct aud 7tli Avenue north'.. '_'..'- Chas. Copal; who-Is tlio Nov. serious acci- dent occurred in the boiler house at Co3! Crech mFnes on v'lierebx one man lost his life, and another lies in the hocpl- tal badly Inj'.rMH. haul's! ropfi used In taking awly the parted) allowing the ,car to run away, .running over and killing Tpny.Bomblno and breaking the of .j. B. SUrllhf. c spirit of the "concern" cnmo to Leth bridge several, months ago, but Just recently succeeded in completing his plans. The. factory is nearly completed. It Ift 2G, x CO feet and the machinery the toiler being already In place. Tlio factory' will' employ- from "10 to IS girls land'1 four, men.. Tlie chief raw material lo bo used will bo wheat, barley and corn. Mr, Copal has a process'lor tnaVlrtg a cereal coffee out .Is of es- cts was another important factor. Y011K I'KKSS'COSIJJKNT In this mcrn'ng's press comment, _ t Ihe Times.rays "New York, is in- 3 Innilcly1 better for years" jth'e-'.tri- nnivli of lor'.it- sell thai-it has ordered so. well, 'its own household and "it stands. secQrc in world estiraalion... H has leeVa qsmlily" find non-injurious. NEW YORK STATE G'-DE.S York, Xov. succes- sive recapitulation today, affir'mcd the crushing dctcal.of Tammany in yesterday's' elections. .Tfcc organ- {zatbn was not cngulfcfl Jn a plurality ot over .votes, with (Continued oa page Sulzer Ejected to N; Y. Assemlby Nrew Sul- ?.er, deposed by Tammany's exposure ot his cnlislc.l campaign conlribiK was-re elected, tu ofiict, Irss tha'ii three vrncd since'he wac-tcn'iov'nl from tto ..also. wanuMclurc cnndy navel- gOTtrnot-s Mf. lo ties. -popcorn prcducH) Albany In .laniiary 'as s'meralcr of do a wholesale, basl-'the asscmUs- of the legislators votcJ tendencies. to impeach. Iiim, rnct defeat, with. Iho rcsuit thai he will-sit in an- "a'ull- On the tasis of in- complete returns it' was'rallmitsil lhat Ihc assembly, will he coin-j posc'il of 65 17 sivfs and'4S JJemorrafs. 'M.-iny o( ihr. lalltr'at'c said men of Progressive, ur ;