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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta v, LIT HI II I 00 I, ALTA.. WIONISDAY, AUOUtT II, I Ml SATISFACTION; every job we do vet. We gua rautce to please tor we thoroughly our buftineW. We have WELLINGTON BROS, Coratr CifrU. CowriUad Uthbridge AN VIEW OF THE I (Bell Hardy Makes L, Comprehensive Statement DON'T FAIL TO SEE HAYR BROS. to G. L. BIO MILU ill LIQUIDATION -MinneipolU, Minni., Aug The tor the Pillibury-Wathburn Flour Hilii Co., Ltd., appointed Saturday by the Federal Court took charge of the properties today under a boud of rjToMke and to compile ol aMeU, and liabilHier will be amonf th duties o( the The floating iudebtediwaft ol M.OWMWO in hat of the Kngluh The ther evL derieed by the debenture bonds cured by mortgafes of the physical NO GRINDING NOHONINQ THE RAZOR OF FERFEjBTlON EVtRLAftTlltC SHAVING COMFORT NO RAZOR TROUBLES POSSIBLE rs are tempered as hard as flint by our exclusive You can obtain, one oe 30 days trial These razors process or from your dealer without obligation to purchase. 4 Sold by G. Lethbridge, Alta. OUR LETTER BOX. Bterald is not responsible for the sentimeats expressed in this col- umn. All correspondence raust be accompanied by writer's name otharwiie publication will be refused. I Place Your The Editor ofJLetlibridge Herald, Dear short lime ago our City Fathers made quite a fuss about enforcing th.2 drayman's license. Since then their fuse must have blown out as there are some 50 teams working in the city steadily, enjoy. -ing perfect freedom as far as we know. There is not a sign of a li- 'cense tag "attached to them. I! our worthy City Fathers have made some secret bargain with them why not let us in thi show, snd then, mum would be the word. I may "say here, that that is not necessary as the grading contractor has a good price for his wort and reaps a rich har- vest without ever turning one shovel full. If the others have not the price where is the fault? I may say here that the draymen in this city are the most abused of any license hold- ers on the roll. The hot Is, of course, allow no intruders, and the same may be said of many others." But the man that works ,hard for his living, and in proportion to his re- ceipts, contributes for more than any other licensj hold r in our city to- day, I trust something will be done at an early date to remedy this un- fair proceeding and put our working men on th same basis as the other man. I remain, yours truly, A TEAMSTER. 4 Orders for :ji ....WITH.... Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 OUR TIMBER RESOURCES The official statement was issued at Montreal on behalf of the men by Mr.; Bell Hardy, geu-ral ciiairmau of the Federated Trades of the MeehanI ical ,ahd Car Department of the C. P. R.'-'system, 'and is as follows. Organized labor lias to answer for many things, and tha action of the employees on the Canadian Pacific Railway iu leaving their work today will be condemned by some having little knowledge of the cause, and caring and in some instances by those cut cf sympathy with the move- ment as instanced in the local monu; ing English speaking paper. Thiiik- ing people, however, are fast getting to understand that before-there, can be a strike of such magnitude, there must'be a cause for and while the history of this one has been very fully reported in western papers little has been published of an eriw lightening nature in this city by-those in a position to influence public opin- ion. The dispute arose through the company's abrogating schedule agreements on the western lines, and posting certain rules in' the shops. The purpose of this act recog- nzed by the as an effort to reduce wages, and eventually destroy the or- ganizations. The men had been working time all winter oh westi crn while on the eastern lines, where no attack had been made, full time had been the rule. This discrim- ination was believed by the men to have for its object the destruction of organized labor in the the eastern men lay in fancied security. Subsequent events have- proven this bc-lief founded. The men east and west belonging to one, .and the same organization "determined to resist the but before-anything could be done after the refusal of the company to with- draw the posted notices, application had to be made under the law for an investigation "trito the dispute by a board'Appointed by the government. In answer to the criticism, "Why did the men apply for a board and then refuse its I say the only defence organized labor has is the power to strike, end -the law having deprived us of that power, we were compelled to make apltcation for a board, which' was done in April, 1906. The application made by the men was for a board to investigate and wich questions arising on both vcstem and eastern lines, stating to he department it was impossible to conciliate one-half of the organiza- tion while the pther half was on strike or disputing with company. While es OIA lines.- The secondary cause of the was the ed oppoeitin of the company to the inquiry and. the 'hindrances thrown in-the way of proper investigation. The immediate cause of strike was the arbitrary action of the com- pany in posting notices in the shops in lieu ol a mutually compiled sched- ule agreement. (Signed) BELL HARDY. Cnrt teten CtarW Cr iii CAPITAL IMMM HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. Financial and Investment Brokers Fiscal Agents for Royal Collieries Ltd We deal in all standard stocks. SUGAR BEETS ON MAIN LINE (Raymond Rustler.) Insp.ctor Redd of the Knight Su- gar Company loft on Monday for the purpose of inspecting the Sugar at Strathcona and Glfricben. It will be remembered that they arr- experi- menting in the growth of beets at these points with a view to establish- ing a refinery if the same is worked to a satisfactory conclusion. The findings of Mr. Redd will be closely followed by the peopb here and else- where in the Province as the culture of sugar beets is one of the coming industries and no doubt but what th; best success will attend their cultivation in the Calgary dis. trictr Prine; Saslc., Aug. Forestry department of the Depart- ment of the Interior has a party in the Geld this summer making the first investigation of kind 'to he- conducted in th> pine" and spruce country of Saskatchewan It has b -n; generally believed and has indeed been stated by different gov rnment officials and in the booming by western press, that our northern tor. ests are inexhaustible, that they ex. i 'nd for these hundred or more miles north of the Saskatchewan Ri- ver, and that they will always nnpply the world with timber, pulp wood, ties and fuel. 'Jut, already it been {omul that evei after thv of lumbering at Prince Albert, ties and Iocs .ve becoming hard r t-> Fires are yearly destroying the trees and even fuel of a poor qunhty n-adv sale at fci'.r ?in': SOLDIER KILLED S. John, N. B., Aug. dcrick Harvey, gunner at No. 1 Batt ry.JSrd Regiment Canadian Artillery on the way to Camp at was run over and killed by the Ocean Limited at Cedar Falls, Que. the men were compelled to ask for a board, willing or not willing, they ivere also prepared to give the 'act a fair trial, but on the oter hand the company cppos d the application and from start to finish placed ob stacks in the way of a proper inquiry [f this policy of the company was fo the purpose of discrediting the and overawing or intimidating th members of the board, it was success ful in a measur4, as a close perusa of the award will disclose. The ma- jority findings signed by the chair- man of the board and the company's representative, deal lightly with the questions vital by the men, and in some instances the con- clusions are inconsistent There is evidence of snap judgments, lack of understanding o: intelligent consid- eration of what their finding meant, little attention to detail, the whole be- ing a weak attempt at compromise. The minority report submitt d by the men's representative shows up many of the inconsistencies, and whin both appeared little doubt was entertain d by either the company or the com- mittee looking after the men's in- terests, on" how the men would vote. The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET lots Kortii of the Kara ana M of Westminster iii. FROM l EACH Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each I One-third cash, one-third np-rj rj "D A QV Une-tmrd cash, one-tnmi JL I months. balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum titan Mto! art Irrigate Ca [Lnd Men Stnt An Ultimatum Consequently, when informed that the company proposed again posting notices in the shops, and while the vote was still in progress, tha com- pany was informed that any attempt at enforcing the objectionable featur- es of the award, or putting them into effect before th? company and rep- resentatives of the men had made an effort to adjust the details of the proposed agreement, would lead to complication. However, the company proceeded against the spirit of the claim io nave accvplttr; and against the U-tt.T of the award which calls for the incorporating of the award into a consolidated agree- ment mutually signed in conference fit Wir.r.ips-g and Montreal. The men out on principle and in defence of their organizations, the strike being upon them, and only delayed through the application of the Con. ciliation Act. The company has per. refused to rocogriiy.; there is any grievance between the com- pany and men working cast of Fort Wiliam, while the men have as sistt-ntly claimed they have, and are determined to stay .on strike until recognized. The primary caus> of the strike, was the action of the company ab- rogating sclvsiules and reducing wag- ChMce tf i Ufetinw trlw MEN'Saiul BOYS -i.-f-l I have to get out of the store by SEPT. itth, and must sell my entire atock. of by that date. ?fcave the biggeststock of working alBo'firie Bhoes. ''mftiifall proportion, of the New Jersey corpor- ation, the Slid the Si.'.Anthony CoV KILLED BY .LIVE Winnipeg, Aug. 15, a call boy employed by the Canadian Pacific Ry. was''lulled'eirly, this morning by coming in contact with a live wire. The lad was on hia way to cal one of the employees when he-noticed tha large are lamps suddenly go out. On investigating he found that one of the wires con. necting the lamp had fallen to the ground. He grasped the livev wire and received tha full 'force of the current. I have a modern picture framing outfit and a stock of mouldings. Men's Working Shoes from Men's Fine 'shoes from 1.75 Boy's Shoes from r- 1 All good goods boaght by a practical slioemaker of FOSTER SPOUTING Springhill Mines, Aug. G. j. last nif hi began the po. itical campaign in Nova Scotia by ressiiig :a in tthe nous? here. It is intended to iold seven nieetings in all from Dig. jy to Sydney.' THE PHOTOGRAPHER DROWNING AT PORTAGE PorUge La Prairie Man.; Aug. A drowning, accident occurred here yesterday afternoon. DawKm McDon. aid, 11 years old, lost his life by fall- ing off an open bridge into the ter below a'distance of twenty feet. and stay at the SUMMIT HOTEL Uts C Proprietor n Where will you Spend your Vacation? If you looking for a place providing excellent hunting, fishing, boating, etc. .combined with magnificent scenery and unexcelled hotel accommodation, come to CROWS NEST BARLEY AND fppd smci a tonic. A trifle of an aid to digestion. That's beer. If you get a pure aged- nothing is better for you. It is not good advice to say "Dgn't djinlk beer." There are many f _ who need it. Your doctor advises beer. The healthiest peoples of "the world drink the most of it But it is good advice to say, "Don't .drink the wrong beer." Some beer causes Alberta's Pride does not. Alberta's Pride beer is both good and good for you. ISTine people in ten would be better for drinking it. Alberta's Pride is the home beer, because of its absolute purity. It is aged for months, then filtered, then sterilized. There are no after effects. r__t. _. jur r Phone 79 Lethbridge 15e Beer that made Lethbridge Famous ;