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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta AI'IW, 7, t'AOR IU.EVKN lipoclial Session Legislature Concluded; Acte.pf. Radical Nature Have Been Passed 1J, Alilll I.-TIID. ra'llHiiiunl ol Albtirln wfT Mi honor Hi" M. erciilni niter lnrliiK Llin 111 lun for i tilemlliie our two iionllH, ilurlim whtili time jl public Ji'l I! iirlvAlo Mill word' In rcenru'lo llio former IliU inuil bit deBcrlbdi] ai lit JuilNicollon of Hit iluM-riiillOnjII -ll only noccniBry lo mention'J.ho inrka Uv enacted In nf llio Ilia or tho IcKljIsllvi) PMciiiU) wlthnul callluc otlcntlon Mm Wno- ni-UI kihlnlloil In billiill of Iho i-ullurnl of llio urorlncp Tho Inil (no acts to gal their .lliW rt-jillrit the bills ainju'llnj Hit CulBiry nnjl Kilmonlon tImrleri.'.Tlie lillcr pnifcd without any being inndo lo Inlroituco'-'tbti'.'ailicllcl iv.cnt In rfiako Illegal Ibd: opemlloi ol onc-uiaii elrcol Tho Ciliary ncl was Iho addition of n eccllon cinnowcrlm tho city Council lo .a.bal holiday on. cucli week until Hciitemtior. Th'd Que'iliol of whether tlio half corao n regular Jnntllulliu will .1) submitted al Iho neit general ,i of llio peo'ulo of Iho BouUlern city.' Adjourned ot She4'''" It vat 'EOIUO ten lulnulcs to o'clock tho llculenanl-govcrno nccompinlert by I'rcmlerjBlflon. an ntlcndcd by I.lout. A.D.C., Icrcd Iho iiEHcmbly hall and p hen hail Inkoii Ilia scat on John II, L'oivcll read n. list'of Hid bll awaiting the royal assent, tho fiupp bill having been assented lo EOin weeks ago, Ills honpr having glvciy Iho roy I assent, Ifcjn. A. J. 'nr vtnclal telfretary, read the proclani tlou and Iho house was prorogued, the members ifnelnR Savo the King as Iho lloulcnant-eovcrnor: retired from tho legislative chamber. I Faclorlet Act' The act for llie protection of .per- sons employed In factories, Bhops and office bulldlnga. which gives legisla- tive enactment to Ihc principle.- of Ihc minimum filed al prei-enls child labor, perroll- llng no on'o under the .being and fixes llie working day at (en hours, with eight hours ilpr night work, was passed In (ho lallvo assembly yesterday. 1 Tho principle'discussion arose 'over the application of Iho measure "and It I was agrcc'd lhat II should apply to all factories In the prcvlncc, and not bo rcslrlclcd lo cities rmd'to.wnjL .TClth a pcpulatton exceeding It was during this debate thai Mr, Mlchencr the Iho .opposition, mftclo th( amazing proposal .that tho nieasun hould bcl allowed to Etand over fo: year. Amazing It ivaa In view o tho member for Red Deer's dcscrln I tlon In that II was mid of Iho mos Imporlanlfbllls Introduced during lhH: Ordinance. JO WfrM; ii to ho IniincOlalo liu "f Inn rt tusr'd lo nifiiiiijth ol moro.i Ihaii unlMl, enouRh lalilnUeri JUt and'lor hrlnitlnK t acrvlco lilo Bummer of l ol tlio loicq of ilicca' III- Iho' uol, bf lij; cl.udcJI -''-u...' 'Jlr. Ilicro i'riti .of cinijloyiiifif o'l, Ucrki In-.'fliops' In cinijloyiiifif o'l, Ucrki In-.'fliops' In irnnll (owns eljiiloyci) 'In citioB.'; of the absent trom llie In conaldenriK- the-bill-ami some I Mr. IMicJicncr's lieulcnanls took active rart In tlic rllscusslon, yel i fnco ol this, Mr. Hoatlloy hail Hi i hardihood Lo objecl lo thc'susiicnalo of llio BlandinE'orders to permit-of the third reading because the measure had been "so hastily, considered." TVhen a volo was about lo bo taken, Mr. withdrew his proteat.And the bill passed. It Is provided lhat employees, in I any fnctory, shop, office .'or building shall not hn I ,-wftEO than at the rate per FhKt cicc'il In llio case of apprcnllces, who fihall be paid at Ilic-r'ate I per ahllt. It (B also provided, .IMa nmenrtmcnt being tnlrotluccJ "by'.the lion. A. G. MacKay, thai an employer Bhall give an apprcnllco a: ccrl'iRc-Ao i lor tbo lime ho so that he goes lo other employment, 1 tins' period Bhall count year I RH apprentice must work before ".earn-. h'K ?0-00- I Bimonthly payment of WSKCB is Hieo for, and amendments Tvere Introduced lo prevent the act operating ngalnsl members ot family working at homc. Durlng the discussion ot tbc mini- I mum wagO clause, Premier Slfton, roplylng to Dr. Stanley, said that com- mission received ,ojn sales In would lie part ot .wages. ,7 Allomey- 1 General Cross sald-that ,61 tho hill was to In HIE province should receive iesa than a wecV. Dr. Slnnlcy sngccated that -the minimum wage should hot'npply. to tho part ot the year when employees In a store were not, very Mr. MacKay: It n, girl rims up lie percentage and sho Increases her com mission Ihc employer gel his share j This blll'meana live find Mr. Twecdla morcfl that the act ,bi applicable to" the provlnce.when tho committee came to the consldcrn I tlon of Iho clausn rejtrlcllng .It3_np plication In cities aml'lowng haylrjR a population exceeding Premier StUon Jpfopoaed that the clause pass tig It stood. "I movo It bo chnngcd lo ?ald Mr. IToadloy, al which there i general Inugh. Mr. coiilcnrlcd that Iho arci I of the operation of..lhc ncl should not ho rcjtrlcteiV'n'iid could why It should bo to such cities a? I r the'p.lluallpji-In Vo'Ka'rd'lq tb'a Bmflllpr places" In' the "province. Mr. Kcmmla thought that thcro should bo'a dlEtlncLlon drawn between Eliopo and factories. Dr. lltoiy eald 111930 Hvjng fn- new, fnclgKefi llio hdilirSarlcs, They would havo coiiBldcrablo wait- to KcL oulsldo .ot com nienlcd tho premier. p.ajd jthatfflli.llf It, was atsoliitely neccaaary lo linvc regula tlons in-.lhc cro entirely different In Iho rura Islrlcte. Mr.'MonlgbQior'y.rerahided ihc com ralttcc yial one. ot.the, main rcaBoni or act waa 'the o 6melcs3 In .CalB'arj'.'and Ed lonton who were compelled 16 worl or wages II was claimed they coul ol live on. U'V-' Mr., o'niililbns' elEewhcreJ! Tf Ih .irjpclplo as they-p L" sliojild be applied. goneral.l> oI'-tlieToplnloii tha he ad should Mr. Kcmmls Ihen'nipyeiJ'an a men mcnt all; fa orlE3 employing moro fiyc, girl Mr. Mlclicncr In >d Iho bill as one ot the most hopor uit lhat had been Introduced durln .ho Bcsslon, hut; he wou be advisable 6lher year In order "tiiant ifalgfit I more.fully The AttornSy-Ge'niifal, that ho was In favor of enlarging (1 (he minimum ivage, proposed as i amendment that Insofar as tlio n applied Lo factories (I should be a plkable-_ part-oftthe pi vlncc. 1 amendment that-lbe 'clause ehould Le ailppted-i Rftef" words' was 'accepted' Lo make (lie. measure apply Id all faclorlcd lu.the''province. 9.VV. Glcfl'.niUBL (iOO officers 6.nd IccrA lo undortpke'Uip itrarujntfi 3' thouBanrlfl yijntha 'wJfQ. rho Eo'rvlco lltary duty .or.'lh'6 'vifavpl '..fi.SuU jny.to Hn lull 0 onlMcd'JmDn, cans riuw me fo bo crealcrl'by dividing eiwl g regiments and filling each lo hal ar Blreagth with volunteers or con rlpls. The nallonfll guard en (a, all of wliU'h tan be called In thf deral .scn'Ico linger the ivs, 'w'lir-bavo on al rcnelli. No new rcBlicicH'ta of tho uard woulil IK organised and line full mlt of tho national ilclense o Invoked to'Vilpooiil any Jlbllnc- :on and etntc lore also volunteers would be rccel'v- d nnd'drafUng would be resorted nly when, ntceaeary. Men Would Be Obtained These would., provide'a otal force of men and fflccrs, Lo ho supplemented by'a1 re- mit organization for. each mat Jng additional man' under raining, but held TO gaps In Lhc active army as they occur- cd. For five months llieso, expanded _JTCCS would'bc'i'ubjected'to trainliiG unknown f in his country. Slhiultancodsly the registration of all men between the age of 10 and 25 will be carried out, with federal, Glalo and municipal au; Ihoritles r Youtha to'Be In August or ca'fly In 9eptehiucr tho [irst of thla new army, com- posed exclusively of young men sum- moned lo the 2WS A.I, 18. JllocV.l'-rirldgiind I'M DrMBonii MOS Ul-Uij IljpA jIcCulloUBil C090 A.I ijjls 5MO A.N. l 2MO A.I, Lot l.'WfSail CS12 A.B Ixil 10, CS12 A.R Uti IlloeK' '1. Wlfan CS12 A.B 44.49 221.44 m.n 1.08 11.18. IS.dO -12.25 CS12 A.B CS12 A.K. C812 I-otH 1-2, Hlock 3, Wifcan 15, Block A, .McCullouKh C8L2 A.B. 8 niocks3, MtCullouKh CE12 A.R..... McCullouish C812 A.B. Loth-33-34, ploctflS, McCullough C812 A.K. 1, Hamburg 355 A.I. 4-5 Dloc'K A I l-ot 9, IJlock I, Hamburg 355 A 1. 1., BlOfik 2rllamtiurg 355 A.I. UU'2-3, Block 355 A.I....... 13-13 rDlock fe Hamburg 355 A.I...... Lois 14-15, Hamburg 355 A I Illock 355 A.I....... I-ote 3-4. Ulocfc 3, ITaioburg 355 A I. ,I.ot 3, Hamburg 355 Bloclt 1, Hamburg 355 A.I........ i UIockj'i, Hamburg 355 A.I..... .It- .11 .11 -It .11 .1! -.22 ..11 .11 .22 .-11 .11 .11 .25 .K 2" '.K .CO .25 .25 .50 .2-1 ,23 -M Dcsrrlpllnn of ,10.3? 1.70 IhDEC supiiorLmg dependents or needed by Hie nallpn in civil [tin Cl- ing. From llie regulars and national gunnl regltn.cnLs wquldjje draivii.lpo..- spcciaUy'VelecrcJ "ofllcers and non-commlFaloTicrt officers who would train and command the un- its of .the. new .army.. _ Second Group'to Be Surnrncned A year -from now-a -second-incrc- youths', womd. rja_call- 61 'iffe _ BASUTO LABORERS TO -a fBE USED.lfEO 1.25 .60. :3.25 i 3.00 .60 2.50 3.25 3.15. 4.75 4.50. 5.00 3-00 1.25 4.25' 1.25. 4.50 1.00 2.60 2.7u 1.00 .50 .60 1.50 2.00 .25 2.25 3.60 '7.00 3.60 '6.75 9.00 9.00 .50 6.60 2.50 1.50 2.00 1.25 2-25. 3.75 2.00' 2.00 5.00 1.60 3.02- 7.7S 7.70 10.63 .50 ,BO; 1.00 1.00 633.97 34.SJ arrears ot-taxes" shnvm In the above UsU are scdncr paid, I will, on the Fifth Mar. at Ihc hour pi 1 o'cjock jury al Thft'Schoplhouso, Coalh'jrsL, proceed to Veil the lands shown ln..lijj> list In respect of which the said arrearf. and cdsls are Date ol first Inssrtlon'ln ''.'._-.. c- r- --i'" ;