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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LlTMtHIDOi, ALTA. T U E I 0 A Y A U Q ,U IT I, IJM, TAOt THMLt OF CANADA Capital Rest and Profits Eioct I Inkers' f talUi MtBey payable in all parti pf Canada and United States, sold at all Branches. Drafts and Tekgraph Traiisfcrs issued. Exchange bought and sold. Special attention given .to Banking by Mail. StvfeMI Atttvb niay be started with deposits of 11.00 Of Epw'arls. Interest at highest ciirrent rate jxu4 four I DOC BRANCH: J, R. Andenon, i ONE VIEW OF THE STRIKE (Winnipeg Saturday Post.) V. It wquld thatWestern. Can. ..ada has not hud enough contend with during the past year. Because of this astonishing" lack of difiicultiw, therefore, the C. P. H. and eight thousand of its jnechamcji have got. into u fight that proinU--5 to tie up that-whole'railway's .system up, right iii the midst of .the season when the greatest wheat crop in the history of should be hand- led. Much will be said few days concerning the justice of the cause'of each party to this dis- pute. Each party will be blamod by the friends of the other for n-i'ving caused thc trouble, and .this recrbn- ination will rage mtrely for. the pose oi clouding the issue. That K. sue, however, ahould be so understood by the people of Canada .-that there should be no pos- sibility of such tactics proving suc- cessful. As is stated on another page of.this issue, .striking men, while. they rn.iy seem to be: the aggressors, "are not, so. They .are making no Who .is to be blamed for .tins' condi- imt has thus rudely been forced r who wi-rit on "Strike rather than ac- cept 'new conditions 'that were much less favorable to them than wovc- the conditions under which they had worked for years, or the company that insisted on enforcing those ne-y conditions? If the C.fP. R. were an ordinary private corporation that ow- :ed no: duty to'the public, that ques- tion might not bj difficult to.answer. The C. P. R. being a great franchise holding corporation, great public answer to the question is-not. far to seek. .Every' dollar's .worth of railway, rolling stock and equipment, land, ;tc'., that the C. R. owns today i! got from the people of Canada. It owes its very existence to, the un- qualified generosity of the Canadian public. These scores of millions, oi dollars' worth-pf property it obtained is'a .gift of such generous proportions is to astonish the world. There can be little doubt then as to the relations th at shpuldl.-fic.iss .between the.. com. pany'and the- public that has so. rich- ,0 .a great extent, and render puMn-j ;er traffic on the road eVen more dan. is 'than It has been In. the which'''the record for the put few years shows to lte> quite and 'altogether too exciting to be con- ducive to ni rvous repose. Bui this is not all. Jf the1 men of the mechan- ical department, find that they are not going to be able to carry their point in u reasonably short time, it is not unlikely, indeed it is highly pro- bable, that the men of other depart- the be called out in sympathetic strike; Thia would completely paralyse the road Ijy making the moving oi trains im. it UTunt b'C UTlucIotC hat the demand for engineers y exceeds the supply, while the train crews are also thoroughly organised union mwu. However unpleasant the situation may be, the only sane and manly thing to' do with it is to face it, and attempt to_. overcome it. The situa. Jon that has been Created by this otrike on the C.P.R. is not only un- throutc-ns to become dis- astrous. If the C. P. R. should be tied up for any considerable time Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of ym W tt It to tUt ym wut tfck iMerttoM tor SI FOR SALE Five roojned cottage on Burdett Bt. Apply G20 Burdett St. 201-0 during the next few seems highly whole of Can- id particularly jhe vill suffer a blow that will be unus- lally destructive because it will come on top of a long scries of mis- fortunes that we have sustained dur- ing the past two years. This being the case, everything must now be done have this strike settled within a very few days, ft is pitiable to hear the Mayor of the moment the strike is whine about his being powerless o do anything, and also to hear of- of our biggest business organ- izations admit that are up in the lir and have no idea of what they .should, can or may do. Where are boards of trade, guttered from one end of Canada to another, ahc nade up' of business men who give he C.P.R. hundreds of thousands "6 lollars- annually in freight charges? is our much tooted Union, of Canadian Municipalities which rrieets RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICa, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DE- LICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yett ___ Ram Lai't Tea is sold only in LetKbridge by THE feENTLEY CO. LTD WANTED General servant, able to cook. Ap- ply lira. George Rog is, corner oi Ash mead and Ford. 04.0 WANTED Competent general servant. Apply Mrs. Neale, corner Burdett and Ford streets. 05-0 WANTED Riv layers; also number of young rabbits. Apply Her- ald office. 199-0 new demands on the company. (Tiny -ere not striking because, .they hope to gain something they have not en- joyed in the past They are merely fighting to maintain- the same rights and privileges that they had enjoyed uninterruptedly for at least three "o .four years before ibis trouble arose is a fact that does ;riqt seern to be generally recognized, .yet that is a facV is know to :all who have foL' _that led up to the mucli attention. The company during'the past yeir has been "preparing arid, indeed, in ly end owed.'it. C.P.R. is under moral obligations to the people of Canada to do everything within its power to advance the interests of those people. It .is under every ob- Sigatioii to protect those people from 2very and inconvenience over which it. exercises a control. How is the C.P.R. displaying its gratitude to those people _to whom "it owes so much; at "the present moment? Tt' is taking advantage of conditions conditions generally Fly Time is now here We can do your-odd work in Screen Doors and WirnloNvs and do it as you-waut it Screen Doon Screen '.Windows Once made to fit your win- dows they are good for years. CAR OF PLANTER OF PARIS Jiist Arrived >uce a year or so discuss what it .vould and should "do in certain ab. itract and remote contingencies? Let hese bodies all get together and vince the C. P. R. that it will cost a 'pretty penny in business that will be diverted from it if it permits the :ie.up to continue. Let these boards .n trade and these municipal coun; oils also bring united pressure to bear upon the Government and the Railway Commission to compel inter- ference that will result in 'a termin. known as hard quarrel 'with -its employees in the hope of ..snatching monetary some measure prosecuting, a cam. Advantage .ai.a favorable paign against -unionism its in taking'advantage of-these con- It has. .deliberately set it deliberately..; sacrifices the out to'smash the unions. Taking ad- vantage of the bad times which left all great employers .in a position where they believed they could be more independent of their employees th C. P. R. tlirew several thousand of work ir, some months and :ill over its lines gave notice that a now schedule was to be adopted- Natural- ly the men protested aiul Finally of iirbitro. tion was asked for under the L-.mieux and presented a ma- jority and minority ma- jority report f.ivoring tlu1 company and the minority f-ivoring the nien, TJnd.r tin? Act tu-ither putty (o tin- dispute- is bound (Mlher by c.r mo- ral obligation to by a unanimous decision of such a board of arbitration. The men, ther ,nost vita] interests of the Canadian people; mGfe particiitarly the.people: of the West, by thrusting upon, than i railway blockade on the. eve of ti harvest on; the succossful iliticus Ivandling of. which the whole financial and commercial structure of the We-st depends. This is the situation as it really stands. It is idle and unreasonable ;o blame thu striking, men, as some s em inejim-d to blame them, for striking at this critical moment. Who ?ould e-.vpfct tr> strike nt'any -ithc-r. Would it to suppose chat thc-y would postpone ho ffoci, to thi-i: objections '-o the new introduced by Uic until such time 'as the of the Inrvest would be over aid thi" suce-.-edmK slacness mori would IKK particularly 'want, rd would arrive? Surely not. The s done let it be .done tor if one of black syes chat Western. .Canada can. possibly is to be avoided, this jnust bs killed before it is three weeks old'. WM. OLIVER'S PLANING MILL Office, 'Yards' and Factory: Cor. Hill nri mm STREETS Telephone Io8 Place Your Orders for DRAYING ....WITH.... JUS, FHUME Satisfaction Guaranteed FOUND A bunch of keys. Owner same by calling at Herald Office. Ol-O SYMOPf IS OF COAL HIM I NO REO ULATIONS Cocl rigbiA ot Yukon Tccritorj, the North-Weal Territorial tod ouj U leu lor tam oi tweaty-ooi yetrs wiMftl rcsttl ot u> acre. Noi mow than tJSM tares vili be leaded to applicant Application lor a atwt CM made to the or Bttb-Aftot ot the district in which the righU ap- plied for are In surveyed territory ihe Und muat be described by U gal subdivisiooji of and unguiveyed territory the tract appli- ed for shall be staked out. Each application muat be tecoui- punied by a fee of which will be refunded if the rights applied tor are uot available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the jaine at the rate of five ceata per ion. Every of coal mining which are not being operated shall FOR SALE On Bartlett St., one of the nicesc residences in Lethbridge. All mod- ern, you will be pleased when you see it. easy terms. Apply D. T. McGregor, P. 0. Block or Box 387 Lethbridge, Alta. 07.6 :PHONE289 WANTED Situation in dry goods and carpet, or department store. Long experience in all branches. First class refer- ences. T. Heming, c.o Lethbridge Herald, or E. T. Heming, Box 72, Owen Sound Ont. 07-6 TO RENT A large furnished room, suitable for one or two gentlemen, with or withoui board, central. .416 Burdett St. 06-6 furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at leaat once in each rear. The leaae will delude the coal mining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface may be con- sidered necessary for the working oi the mine at the rate of S10 an acre. For full information application hould be made to the Secretary oi the Department of the Interior, Oi tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent oi Dominion Lands. W. W. GOBY. Deputy Minister of the Interior publication ol this advertisement will not be for. ROOMING HOUSE Furnished and unfurnished rooms. Apply John QanUn, Hill Block, Dufferin St. 205-0 PRE-EMPTIONS quite naturally declined, to will the majority th.1 cotiu puny naturally refused-in ngn.'c- will the men. The situation im mediately before, strike, was ex- actly the situation that exisLd im- mediately before the the board of ar- bitration was .called into existence The men declined to accept the new men are fighting for their bread am butter. They have" not rtl. Tiiry arc in no sense the 5or.s. They merely demand that' they be treated in the future as thoy hav born trbatrd in the they as surodly would be treated now, hac not business- depression givc-n th company the idea that it could sue schedule that the company attempt i d t or-ssfully _seize a favorable opportun to force upon fhem. A'strike became ity to smash the unions. ing Up 108 When you want DRAYING promptly and satisfactorily may taken on either odd'or even numbered sections iouth of township 45, east of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway ami the west line of range 26, arid west o{ the third meridian and the Soo ailway townships, within int area in which'.a railway company as seloctecKeight-BCclions of i's land Taut, are excluded from th pre_ mptton privilege. Persons entitled to -a ;pre-eniplion" utry holding within mvnships in which preiimptipn.s may taken and alongside whose home- steads there is a quarter section available for pre-emption, are tn- titled, if the Drst applicants, to en- ter for such "quarter section as a pre- emption on or lifters-September 1st next. Tf, such Homesteader, whcse enry JOHN 4.44 V BRPP E: ._ 1 Goal, Ice and Western Transfer Co. J BROS.TJroprietors Office opposite Balmoral PHONE ,63 ALBERTA SHORTHAND, SCHOOL Try a Four Months at the "Alberta Shorthand and Typewriting 51-52 McDougall Block, Cal- gary, and see the results. Terras un- usually moderate. Fall term opens .STATION DESTROYED Weston. Ont.. Aug. Grant Trunk station was destroyed by August 31st. students. Positions secured for .202-26 FOR SALE One Edison Standard and large brass horn for sale cheap. P. 0. Box 325. 209-6 WANTED SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even numbered section ol Do- minion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 and d6, not reserved, inay be homestead- ed by any person who ia the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres or leas. Application for eniry must be made n person by the applicant at. nJnion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency tor the district in which the land is situate. Entry -by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son, Man wants position in hot-l to help in kitchen or restaurant. Apply "T' Herald office. 07-6 (ire this morning. It was by lightning. A.L. IW50 POSITION .Young English lady, tall and well educated seeks position in good class store or good sales. woman, quick at figun-s. Could man- age business.. Apply, Box 132, Alto. 00.6 TO RENT A furnished ro'rn, suitable for two gentlemen. Apply Box K., HerUld Office. 206-0 daughter, brother or sister ot an in- tending homesteader. 4 The homeateader ia required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (1) At least six -months' residence upon and .cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he ao desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on [arming land owned solely hy him, noi-.l-jaa than eighty (80) aciea in extent, in the vicinity of his homestead. Joiit ownership of land will not oaeet Ihw consrqnentiy a scrikfy] It is to the C.P.R. that wo have todjy. For the Canadian National Exhibu tion, to bs held ait Toronto, August 2Sth to September 14th, Canadian Pacific Railway will hava in effect .trip For fu'.l information as to dates of limits, etc., apply to the nearest C. public must, look for relief from railway conditions thatjwill become intolerable in a few woeks-if the must bo in good standing, notifies in writing over 'his own signature, or by tel: graph from a Sub Land Agent, the Agent" 6! the Land District in- which Ins homestead situated, before ftble quartcr section, may pre-empt! September 1st that he desires to pre- sucn section. c-nipt an available quarter section ly_ index maps showing the pre.emp-l0f any Of "the- carbonated beverages ing alongside his homestead, .or sep- tion tract ami tlu> .townships not i Sllpplied by the Loth bridge Brewing arated from it by only a road allow. avaiiable for are avail- Co., Ltd., mokes a de_ WANTED Wanttnl a position by competent stenographer, fivr years experience in mining, lumber and wholesale houses. Apply Hox D., Herald Office. 210.6 A COLD BOTTLE TO RENT A comfortably fumished Apply 1219 Courtland St. a nee. the Land Agent shall hold such {roo distribution at all light ful and delicious drinV quiii'trr section resemrd from home-' ftnc-ieg jn Saskatchewan the hot and sultry woatl stead i-ntry, and for pre-emption en-; i AiKprto band get the habit of taking rink. Now ather is at P. R. Ticket Agent. 00.17 company does not, before the lapse {try only, until ihe end of September of that time, reach an agreement with men The strike of the mechanical department oE the road will soon loavo the motive power and rolling stock in such a condition of non_ro_- pnir ns will tie. up the- freight traffic 15th, but no longer. If more than one homestead ad- t joins a quarter section available for d.lrta l s ninifit'd a.very old man. T understand he had one fdot in the grave. whut I One of the most satisfactory retnrns oE a good store is the knowledge of pleased customers. Among our stanncliest friends are those that have bought Inrgo bills of and are in a position to fully realize all that we advertise in this space every day, that there is no such economical source of buying House Furnishings in Canada as right in our store. And do everything in our power to com- pletely satisfy every customer. 11 -entry as a preemption in connection with such homesteads and if no ice has b-en given as above thc >llir If the father (or mother, i! the [father ia deceased) of a hoinesteadet las permanent .residence on farming and owned solely by him, not lesa ban eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered foi by him in the vicinity, such homesteader mar perform his own residence duties by living with the father (or (4) The term "vicinity" in'the two preceediug is defined meaning not more than nine" miles in a direct line, exclusive of the width room. 210.1 Where will you Spend your Vacation? 1C you are looking for a place providing excellent hanting, fishing, boating, etc., combined with magnificent sconcry and nuexcelloil hotel accommodation, come to CROW'S NEST and stay at the SUMMIT HOTEL Kates art ep 210-0 SCAVENGING Any person desiring in measurement. (5) A homesteader inkndinf to perform his residence in ac- cordance with the above wMe liTing with parents or on fanning land own- scavenger waggon or closets cleaned can have same done by leaving orders with E. P. Mee, c-o Police Station. 74-0 ANDY GOOD, Proprietor ed by himself must ftoUfy for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing mnrt be to Commuaioner oi Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, ol intention to apply for patent. W. W. OOE1, Deputy of the Minister oj Interior. publicatSoo ol this adTertieement will not paid SEALED TENDERS will be receiv.J'or. ed by C.V.Bennett until four o'clock p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1908, for the erection of a two storey brick block on the corner of Round and Dufferin Sts. 1 Plans and specifications may be at the residence- of A. B. corner P.ompas and Round Sts. Lowest or any tender not necessnri- ly accepted. By of Committoo of INDEPENDENT ORDER OE 09.4 ODDFEi LOWS. EXCELLENCE Fne Job: Work is Or Daily Motto YOU DON'T WANT ANY LAND IF YOU SAY THAT THIS ISN'T A BIG SNAP. See 320 ACRES NEAR CHIN, ONLY LEVEL AND FREE FROM STONE Ott Block uethbndge ;