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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, Augiwt TTTE LETHBBlhCE DAILT HBKAMV Speal foe Balance Don't 'spend ;air you like and eavc the balance there ii any. .Save, what you know you the rwt. The difference, in iv few years, will beithe differeuce between poverty and independence. t Open a Savings Account now, in this Banlt. :It will make the saving easier. Main Olllc. cor. Hound Ntdpath Sta.0. M. TINNING, Minigtr. H.'Roach, Acting Mintgtr. W. Luckhardt, Manager.''' THE CANADIAN BANK COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., PRESIDENT .ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL CAPITAL. RESTV. CHEQUES Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce are convenient form in which to carry money when travelling. They are negotiable everywhere, self-identifying, and the exact amount payable in the prin- cipal foreign'countries is printed on the face of every cheque. The cheques are issued in denominations of and and obtained on application nt the Bank. In connection with its" Travellers' Cheques The Canadian Bank of Conimerce rias a booklet entitled "Information of liiterestto those which will-be sent.free to anyone applying for it. G G. K. Noiirse. Mgr. Raymond News Raymond, meet Saturday night at 8.30 In tho Oildfcllowi' Hill to complete their of eanlitttlon and appoint delegates tho convention.- One delegate a! lowed for every (wonty Uberal votei cant at last election. Let this mef.l lug lu tlie Oddfellows hall SMi idftA night, Aug. C, be n big one, for onty big meeting could -bo u represents live one. And let It -begin on tlnn, 8.30. Apropos of what wo have read In our local paper, of ihc lack of ..fire protection In our own town, the fol nnj be the Lib- eral-candidate for .the Alberta Legis- lature providing there is a vacancy through W irnock contesting the federal Mat For Hit Conservatives; Mr A C Kemmis is mentioned as the most .iikely toiflnd favor at their convention Meanwhile nothing is known as to tthat attitude Mr John Hcrron adopt in the matter and until that gentleman returns from Ottawa it is' nsaff to Mnturc iAiy of his friends guess, though here think the convention" will not turn him down, unsatisfactory though his wavering stand on reciprocity nnj have been o numberii of his parU idhercnts. A meeting of the loc.il Liberal or- amzatjon is called for Friday even- ng at 8 p'clock in their rooms in the Scott block. The birthdai held on the par- onajtc grounds under the auspices of he Methodist church Ladies' Aid last, was veil attended notwith- tandmg considerable urn tell.in the ormer part pf the da; v very good irogtanrwas gone through rhile refreshments in the form -at ice ream lemonade, etc was served urlmj the eiemng The band was resent and altogelhei a decidedly njojabie night of it was spcnJ by en one present I H Schoficld is off on 'a visit to he coast tins where he wil emain for a Mrs L Norniin and little daughte fft todaj on i trip to points in Sas atchenan ind Manitoba They wil he jnai lor sciTal Vfi and Mrs W A t riser return- ed lustcrdaj fiom an extended trip to British Columbii and Seattle. J B Brtmn superintendent of the ftaterton I ikci, is usitmg his niim- eious frjtnds in this -week. PASSED LIST OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDAT- ES IN STANDARD VII. EXAMINATIONS (Special to the Edmonton, Aug. 3.-r-The successful candidates in Standard Seven exam- nttlons were announced today as fol- Cahoon, Lafay- members In the same position ns hoi tofore, notwithstanding mai changes thut have occurred adverse effecting our wages, that were ford ly drawn to the attention of the boar In- replying to the communication the Minister of Labor, we stated thi we were prepared to make an agrc nient on tbu basis of Secretary Cur er's report, aild have, up to this tlm steadfastly refused to consider a agreement, on the basis of the repot of Dr. Gordon. Our specific reasons for taking till position are: (1) Thut the advance' Jsuggestc on the day wage scale Is not what w are entitled is only offered a a compromise-and In conjunction wit the reductions specified. (2) That we do not consider Ilia we should at this time submit to an reductions.' (3) That no advance is granted o; contract rates generally. (4) That fllo recommendation fi made regarding the general proris ions of afireemerit. It would be well In considering the action.- to. bo taken, to carefully re view the position of the district as I Is after the suspension of four months Up to this time .no attempt lius bpni made to operate the mlnoF without cognizing the organization, but the members must be prepared ior sucl: a contingency as this will uiiUoubtcd y be done, if the operators can force a- guarantee of protection irom the government.. The action ot the Boards ofTr'ida ielegates in meeting ,il Macleod point n this gives, in addi- lion, an example of what might be ox- jiected from tho particular portion of thn community they reinx-sum. We .are..still of the opinion that with continued firmness on the part of our mem'bors, wo will be able to arrive at a belief agreement than has governed -in during the past two years, anif- we would like you to give this matter your earnest consideration from all standpoints before rendering a decision. .i Ballots are being sent to the various local secretaries- witlrinstruetions to take the-vote on Friday, August 4th, and returns must be mailed not later than August 5th to .the district secre- tary by registere'd mail.- The Operators' Statement The by Mr. Stock- ett to the 'Department and which Is being passed on'to the miners by the' district board, Is as follows: ''Macleod, Alia., July 24, 1911. "F. A. Acland, Deputy .Minister of La- bor, and Registrar of Boards of Conciliation and Investigation, Ottawa: "Dear: beg rto acknowledge receipt'of your letter'of the 13th Insl... enclosing certified copy of the flnd- ngs of'the Board of Conciliation and Investigation, appointed in connection the matter of the dispute'between osed to appoint n Royal Commission to investigate the whole matter fo public have, to a -very large', extent, to be considered, and while, if we considered only the interests of the companies involved, we would efore the-public, Tho miners, how ever, applied for a board under tli< Lemieux Act. which was duly const! tuted. At the first meeting of the board, held in the City of Lethbridgc the operators made a proposition, writing, to the they would agree to bo hound by the find ingi.of the board, provided that the miners would, at the same time, also agree to be so bound. 'This proposi- tion the miners refused, and the board proceeded with its investigation. The result of almost two and one half months' wprk in to be found in the re- ports above mentioned. Majority Report Not Fair "We feel that the majority report of the board is anything but .a fair pro- lositlon, taking Into account the fi- uinclal standing of a largo number of lie companies involved, and also lak- ng into consideration (.lie largo finan- cial Interests slake. We also feel hat the acceptance of the same will work a hardship on the large capital investment which may take years to overcome. In this connection, we might refer in passing to the fact that the report states that one of the facts disclosed by the Investigation of the board, was that probably two-thirds, of the mines in the association have op- erated during the past two years at a Joss. realize, however, that the mines and the control of those em- ployees "connected with the' manage- ment and safety of the same. We al so understand that the increase in" the lays' wages to be based on the exist- ng scale of wages. as provided in the asl agreement, between the United .Jineworkers of America, District 18, and tho Western Coal Operators' As- sociation. Beyond this we Absolutely Refuse to go. "In accepting these findings, Me feel hat it is due to us to place a limit on he time within which our employees hall signify their intention of doing Ikcwise, aiid proceeding with the ne- gotiations to a conclusion. do not fee) that the offer should be left open indefinitely, and would ask you to place s.uch time limit as you -consider right in the circumstances, after which 'we should consider ourselves- at lib epty to takn such action as we consid- er' best. "Yours truly, .Signed) "LEWIS STOCKBTT. "President Western Canada Coal Operators', Association." GRANT ALLOWED AT FRANK Frank, Alta., Aug. Alberta government has made a grant of 52.000 to improve the Frank slide. A party of twenty-five idle miners gone to work on it at 42.50 per day. cumin liiriHi in, The Royal Ling MONTREAL QUEBEC TO BRISTOL, ENGLAND Shorett Route to London on Ton Floating Next Sailing! from Montreal: ROYAL EDWARD 'AUG. I IIOYAL AUG.U ROYAL EDWARD SEPT. ,6 Ruin of PMMge: IST t UPWABDS 2ND CLASr UPWARDS 3RD CLASS, Bristol or L'don 131.25 Further Information frbni "S. B. Mitchell, Agent C.P.Ry; H. Macbeth, City Ticket Agt., G. N: write.to GENERAL AGENT, WINNIPEG; A. H. DAVIS, CUNARD LINE .Canadian Service Do you know you can how travel between Canada and England by the old reliable Cunard Line direct Canadian service sailing from London and Southampton? To London 3rd elm octan tM From London S2S.79. Cabin (me elm) 142.90 A up The eiceHeuce of for which the line tk known being in Hi Canadian Strfice. For full particular! apply to any Cunard Line Canadian Sen Ice Kent, or write to H. E. UOMAN, Gen. Agt. Can. WML Miln Wlnnlm. Waterton Lakes Resort is now open under management of Jcns'en Bros., successors to W. 0. Lee. Hotel, Good Fishing and Boating, Mountain Scenery. Automobile daily from Carclston. For iiil'orinatioa address Jensen Brothers Waterton Mills P. O., Alberta. ;