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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQL. HERALD FROM THE SHOULDER At Ofen Meeting-of Trades and Labor Council of the .chairman asked ..-Mr. Simmons. "Did you. say that WE-got A rri- Act In reply Mr. Simmons.stated that two-uien, ft. Dennis and C'. A. Magrath had submit ted advice lo the government and it was largely upon their advice thut the Act was pusscd. Mr. Ms'- rath later denied giving- a line or an idea to the government and Mr. j committee from the governments of' Alberta, Saskatchewan und to discuss'. the purchase of text minions agreed to accept Mr. >ia-- tfruth's disclaimer for the present al- though his advice was to the con- books. Manitoba drew. The only conditions observed therefore were the quality and the [trice. The two provinces decided- to from JUorang of Toronto. The edited by Westerners and i trarv. I Denounced Irrigation Act Accepts Land Question as an Issue and Gets After the I Mr- denounced irri. A. R. I. and Its Land Grants Refers to Mr. jrath's Connection With Them Conservative Candidate at are said to bo excellent books. The government was not asked to it what they had never before been ask. t'd to do. If therefore there .is any neglect or fault on the part of the government it rests with the work gal ion Act as vicious in giving the j men themselves in that they did uol companies such rights as it did their protests on other similar; lands for ditches and-matters that had been going oti forj railways hi making the water rights the past three years-. Beyond that j noa-transferrable, and in he saw in the newspapers and the Meeting (From Tuesday's Daily.) and Liberal candidate lor the House j; had a grievance but thought Me act i of the -eneril mblio- of Commons, who was me speaker oi might easily be remedied t, sui: the i feature' Of I the evening, took the Conservativ case. All other unions satis i speakers and newspapers at their! fied with the act. f by Record 1 I j _ i---- inioi ci'lCBVilCCU UQti I "J vstmiu. uun- i word and accep.ed-th, land question. Dealing with 1 gislation more indL -Magrath, the Independent [plaiis whit.h shoxved ditclies rumUng ticians who hoped to make political! i......... _ coujd not run These J capital of the incident. company prior rights in wuters reports from the Saskatchewan Leg-' j whether _used or not. I islature, he did not know where ihtl i The A. R. I. Co. had gone to ;books werti printed or the na-i JMr. Sifton.'then -Minister of the In-jture of thc contract- He had j terior, and told him what they were; Orcl OI tlie Dernier that the'con-j 'doing and asked for more land that 'tract coulfl be altered if it were not what more they j satisfactory. If the union would ashamed to i pluce their grievance before the! overnment had j he (the speaker) would sup-! another, half I port Hc doubted if they would! j million acres at .practically a. dollar Hiave thought of it if a certain paper an acre'on condition of certain that seems to have be-! i being- done. The company did not i C0me a Conservative organ had not! i do these, had company did not misrepresented the taken it up followed by'certain poll- ------o iiiu.l-_ as an issue of the forthcoming dec.' rcct'y affecting labor, Mr. Simmons Conservative ca-ndidal toe ConswTtUve candidate, was the but this act did npi .meet with ConJ curd aghast any. 1 am making no! for the: com. j servative favor as instanced bv the? but am willing to .el liabU to puff out of the front door of-any furnace unprovided for gas escape. "Sunshine" has Automatic Gas Damper directly connected with Gas pressure damper sufficiently for it to escape up chimney (aee but heat doesn't escape. What does "Sunshine" Gas Damper mean to "Sunshine" Furnace? Means protection to the furnace parts against evil effects of eas. What does "Sunshine" Gas Damper mean to "Sunshine" householder? Means furnace can be operated without fear as to "puffing-" gas; funjace can be left without doubt as to whereabouts of gas. Sunshine" Gas Damper mean to "Sunshine" coal account? It means, instead of owner with "ordinary furnace" fear having to keep check-draft indefinitely closed to parts of heat-energy to one part of gas passing up can with all safety be opened, and coal saved for another day's duty. M'CIaryfc Vancouver ttanriltoa Toronto Montreal Winatpcf Speaking of the crossings over the I and sold for is knowledge j union shop. ..The.'The McKgQwR-Hiek Hardware Co., 'Lefhbridgs, Alta. cost The books will iv abolished in the Compcnsa- stated thut aMhe meeting and con-j the appointment of civil servants out great, questions--.of tariff, of trans >the -imrncns upon one or rpf .polities and put it in the hands o'f Portation. or of immigration would [es having heard each can- separatei.v- it was the 'intea- edjvras with and. had know, j Civil Servic- Act of the present Par.! "T had hoped." continued Mr. Sim-i ditches on the road allowances, Mr. cost the people 'The a' iBuge ofcjj? dealings. Mr. Magrath liameht was a bold move and it took moas- "that in. this campaign that Simmons said that the Act required j government can'defy criticism as Actl His answer was that it clidate and it ported _ to cionk the and Labor Coun- A i.- i nm umon men to to conuition aooiish- cil to invite both to ad to be isSUeS- a11 But thej-Jgovernment and ask to a clause i a thirt-v IooL substituted or dress the same "meeting 'some nfeht" to be-by .examination '-Question had been settled by the poo-; very i-ngenious. Another clause i inserted covering the nvitter of their I CORlIition abolished altogether. Mr. Ives took o-cas-on to-im-it" .Jlr- had beeftr-asfe-d to competition. Tliis should "have j years ago but here while' under construction; grievance if it exists E' 'j- Ealdr-v asked why the JLc- -the labor men to 31- Vmes" n spsak to .the.labor men and his ad. ;b en pass d long ago but patronage there w a %reak voice trving to re-ithe Company shall build suitable! A !mieux Act did not to small ture show- on AUW "-Q m- draa was.chieflv nr, HW Mr. Borden-S platfonu is in j bridges: The compaov now savs that I ffroups of workmen, instancing the Hall i tile conclusion of 31r. Simmons" _.. ._..._.-" After tli.> chairman .had thanked Simmons for coming to discuss questions of the day with them, meeting dispersed. concerning, them. -Sidney leader's words but neither Me, i treatment as these provinces" -ot ito hLm of this and the sov-li president, of tlu Trades and Labor Bride, Roblin, WEitny or Hazen McBride .has expressed hiciself wil1 brinff the matter to ai 5'1 OonncdmaTde a -very-efficient, chair. it nor did they show any j larly. Last year Alberta alone vot-1 head fight it out to compel the-1 man. Messrs..Magrath and Ives were .to give effect- to the ed while Haultain 'in his ComPany to build and keep the bridg- invited to take seats' on the plat-i of their, leadsr. -The speaker had, j last year had less than S400.otiO es ali their .ditches. j when the Canadian Club whole Xorth-West. British Col-! The company is not attempting to I. .AtEdmpnion.'two years ago advocated "mbia gets S300.000 from QRT' iimd-s 1llse the Wilter to which the Act gives I faimmons in his op-nlng re_ {that- tlift Alberta Government take the I minerals and timber.'-etc.. but it! the r'Vnt and all spoke of the first in Xew York, v 6'V Mr, OUR SUGAR BEETS tended although the Industrial Con- i -__ jciliation Act applies to the smaller.; (Canadian Courier.) He would support the Seven million pounds of sugar have e of the Lemieux Act to all indus sold at Rayrno-id. since last and did disputes. October. This L, the first chapt r in lves and Lands I the stor-v industry they ernment took asked, permission to ask a j-. marks apoke; of the fact thai the labor! step but it had not done so. He had costs to administer it I Jand w .nder.tobd, no promise they would do so but he j Dominion government does no f although- nearly eighty per cent, of is heariily in favor of it. th? voters are laborers. Great Ent I minister the lands for rev but subject causing a 'settler.- these of 31 r. Simmons allowed to 30 and a lively tilt resulted. Af- and-legislation. Darwin., -Tyndal and Huxley, followed by Herbert' Spencer; j had.; given their lives the study oi.'a] secial, pohtical and "moral "reform.! Later the to particular subject of correlationship exi speaking more particularly of i amptions Industrial Disputes Act, gsner. policy as the Lemieux Act., ilr. 'provinces. The other "policy re creclirto the coal mis. j mean selling the lands for ge for bringing the He. It would mean the taking be_ cessity an act before- the for let tween capital and labor but even! explainineg the work- yet very few. had such-a grasp of the jin? act briefly, the sp.aker -et' .as had Carl Mars. Henry {5tated that its .main purpose was to .-Investigation and give pub- George and a few others. be call- people t-h_- arbiter act brings parties j to an amicable settlement but no i-farther. Either party is free to r.1. of the corumission and e as the railway ma_ In ..labor legislation Great Britain! under'Son. W. E. Gladstone lod the! world, and Canada had taken her from her. Sir John A. Macdonald j jec- lh had reconstructed his party along the I jL lines ot extvnded suffrage and demo cratic governmem but he had not-a thorough.grasp of the subject of labor ''U effectual m s- and his tenure of office was barren of labor legislation. Since 1S96, how. ever, ther j had been much legisla- tion for labor and Mr. Simmons ad_ i-ic cairns Oi Liberal par- i ty for the amount of legislation ,ic_ railway immigration, buildincrs and police to toe evils is. what 1 am i I not and the servant of anv And Anct the printea. The gov- j e best books thev oi; could get for the lowest price.. .Thev! _ I right, to alter the contract, j to The unions had not' asked the gov-} j ernment, us they had not asked the Iter coveriDg some of the ground al- or any other contracts for man- f Simmons as a stockholder with oth- oods. jers in the JLethbridge_ Herald, if he the scvorr.aicuti Herald's denial j of this'kind are t .tement that the school; ]artd wbic" Sfr. Simmons, government I ljooks "'ere printed in. an unfair shop j an Peonl HT COmPany. j asked every publishing- house in Ca-' Simmons replied that he was not i ,nHlll. B thei-nada to tender on the work." editing the lierald but that thc par- bv other [Othei south towns will vote to send i Labor Gazette Correspondent The appointment of the correspond- ent to the Labor Gazette came in for a good deal of attention. dry belt. Sugar and intensive arming ar.- a complete rev rsion from the days when the ranges about Ray- mond and beyond but bunch grass for cattle. It- is claimed that on y.-ell irrigated land fifteen large expenditures now carried by the j Jue thei'e to fight this, thing; out and federal government at no expense to ffet them their rights. I have only started this affair and after Mr. "The government has been accused- has his picture show of graft in dealing with the public j deal ,U'i-th il more l am pre- lands. Governments are frequently fpared to to P.aymond and the oi the- thirty disputes arising The ledged to be the best piece of. labor legislation on the statutes. rtecofti of Government Coming to the record oi the AL Simmons was the election of the ..victims of graft rather than the i tmrns to rliscuss tne matter i marks on the instigators of it and it -is a jrriev. i lhe water users concerned. "wing to the me that even u Liberal go had on two occasions "-iven Coluinns repoit of the advertise for i his _ __ nventy.five' acre to buy and fifty cents an acre ry year to irrigate; and it is said thos who know that ties responsible for that denial were of Jahd capable of holding their. ownj ier'than half a section of w; If the "whole- three did not agree with them. f Coming to the subject that he H. J. Baldry brought the matter holds so dear. 31r. Ives put the ques-: UP by reierring to 3Ir. Simmons' re-J tion to Mr. Simmons that he had at Civil Service reform. meeting asked the work- f i To his notion the Civil Service was i to ask him, the irrigable land in tho are in ,v i the people's corporations ev- j .mauMtef Siomons' speech deal made clear to the of acres of sivia of! rotten and he hoped reform j emmem at Ottawa offered the' pro" U re-i would improve matters. It had vince of Alberta the public domain! government at en Alberta Railway Trriga- j lhc Book contract, is Ottawa that a correspondent for the Gazette was wanted at Lethbridge. For four years they hp.d tried to get tion Co. of which ;jlr. Maerath had i been the laud commissioner. And in j this discussion I hope Mr. Magrath i will not take any of my references to i I him personally as' I wish to speak I {merely of him as in-relation to the. until tomorrow. within its boundaries instead of the J of the cash grant now made in lieu of it, would you as a member of the leg- would develop into one of most exitnsive industries in islature oppose the receipt of Canada. The market is hu constantly growinir. Sugar consump. (From "Wednesday's Dailv? Of credit _ for the wages 1905, he had opposed the company." T-r He remarked that 3Fr A. The schoo] text book contract form t contract iorm and Labor Council LCi subject fol- the most animated I it has been -iven to one rnri ,1. i- I one P vhe discussion at the meeting 'sav the least appointed but without s.vjui un_ j proposition? jf.ii a fev- weeks ago. TWo'-f the secretary Oi the Trades Simmons 'asked ]U that, tion in Canada is enormous. Some. j body please figure the p capita'corL Laurier had stablished ft Labor Bureau, a Minister of Labor and a Deputy- Minister of These had brought the Labor. into closer relationship with the Ja_ b'orers and helped 1 gislation for the working man. President Sherman and pther labor leaders had given the Eoveraaient great credit for thes ap. Fair Wage Officer A fair wage officer had been ap. ionaj. issues o! thi school and questions were being settled. At his nomination he had been pledg. ed to an eight-hour law, and he had n-ver heard of a Conservative can- didate in Alberta making any such pledge, and at the first caucus at Ed- monton, he threw the question among gTa-ts- the Liberal members and had little difficulty in getting the members from the rural constituencies to to it. Finally after a commission had made a very thorough investigation, intedbuta stion Vi2._with the i H receipt oi to the lands will vou tn tho Ai -uu tne tak- to ffive vivid pictures of the horrible i eveainff- W- c- Simmons. M.P.P., Trades .and Labor Council. It look- j police, the immigration and other tad. ortho an. of to him like a _ alter -------1 i___. uuai, in anticipation of the show thought the the! ment. He had no objection'to Broth-i are the he would give a short give him a start and he hoped 21] Ames would take his text. At party in legislation at -------itiic LUC lair providing Labor er Harold if ho -ad anything to- do speaks of. Ottawa and Edrnon-1 with the council but he had been land question j told by Mr. Harold that it Tell what terms" Mr. Borden clays when es o' v the hired man was not allowed to hav-i- sugar in his tea. Had the Baby But Not Money future time he would' speak more ful-' with regard" to the private appointment. If it was a ly of lands, land grants, and land Bail.way Irrigation Co., he Mr. Magrath's Lands only two instances has said-that it would not be right for was such him to close without making -refer-1 ence to the school book contract! it was an insult to the Trades and Labor Council. Mr. Mr. Ives agreed to take over any of the responsibilities cuirried by any other province ia Canada and repeat- ed his question. Mr. Simmons that ilr. (From Tuesday's Daily) A .Mrs. Mills of near Ft-rnie Wad a baby and a handbag- containing sixty-five dollars on Sat- pointed but the speaker want-d to'tlle Present S-hour law which is now see his powers extended and creased so as to deal with labor on all public utilities, for he believed that in this way the causes- of many strikes would be removed. The Con- ciliation of Labor Act had been pas- sed appointing conciliation board to settle industrial disputes. This act did not prevent strikes before an investigation as does the Lemiouv Act which was subsequently passed. The railway machinists in the pres- ent strike consider they have a gri -v. BOVRIL is indispensable in the camp, and for all impromptu meals. Add a little BOVRIL canned meats and soups and note the difference. BOVRIL sandwiches are nutritious and toothsome. 67 acknowledged by Mr. Sherman and others who ought to know as being better than the B.C. law. In opposing the act, the operators had set forth the very arguments that Mr. Magrath used at Eegina when th- eight hour law- was knocked out. Mr. Magrath's Sudden Change "Upon that occasion Mr. Magrath made himself notorious, and I would not speak oi this if Mr. Magrath were not present to hear said Mr. Simmons, "by introducing the lobby in Parliaments of the West. With beral government followed the Con-j sen-ative policy of z lands away, government the public Conservative the grant thcdisc- to the Alberta Railway Irrigation Co. for building the turkey -trail from! seems to that the said that it was aUJIves had Qot answered his query re- urday, August 1. On that day afire im. He had never ben ap- i tiie "fair terms" ,Mr. Bor-f was raging and she .gave the baby regarding the appointment I had never stated them. and the bag to a Frenchman to hold that it -is though, i he had any ob- Mr- Ivos explained that he meant while she tried to get some of her to either of two men. that'the books ticed parties was that either Dunmore. The Liberal government f the A. R. I. 500.000 acres enterin carrying on irrigation exten- age scale was paid. upon the discussion, h ment candidate of the riding In regarding appointments. the and all back --of the public domain its revenue, and give' back sions. These lands were selected! under Mr. Magrath's direction andj the company has given much of it made the assumption that the work- He Mr. Magrath got a good area now known as the Lehi field. In intelligent as any the system was other and buys and reads as many Council had thankful that 'as far as the ment at Ottawa was concerned that was govern- common with many others when the ana examined a Conservatives were in power. Mr. Ma-' PiCkcd at random- j.i. One store ho found two bookstores and examined a num-1 In people. Actit he had gone to j ed sooner. Mr abolished, to hi If the on the Pipes Explains crrath then had little faith in store he found that two-thirds j B' Pipes later the ap- that the book-s were Canadian publica- i p.omtment Mr' Harold w the po- that j J. the change of his standing as a former member of j changed. the legislature lie had succeeded in flooring Dr. and the eigh: hour law. I am at his oon_ vi-rsion but it has come too late." As lu- had discussed fully tho Workmen's Compensation Act "upon a former occasion, lie brought a j he Irrigation Company same proper tion were American and British pub- was cultivation ,.hat to and coulrl crrowl nothing but cactus and.buffalo f H Tf without irrigation. This was the! nrc C2 storv of the -V R T Co nml Cnsmcs' hose> cement, and other ft. i. 1.0. anci nianuiactiired articles and ;_ j sition. The Trades and Labor C0un- had that the secre- of that body be appointed. Mr. and the government was asked He had been ap- time his successor had to appoint him. pointed about speedy solution. He b -lieved ,o Cation Proposal wna accepted so that the whole burdr-n would not U he fall on tho operators but would be' for equalized b twr-en operator and em.' ployec. j Coming to matters that were more1 controversial although perhaps not. persuade the right and the victims of graft. The of land given tho company a dollar an aero. Tli or f n the fertile south country." Mr. Magrath with the permission it had the'labol. the label had not nny of Ihesc instances he; drew the inference that the question of union ce- t know that any of AS the question of up in company worked their scheme j or non-union goods was prncticiU'v land grant bunched confined to such merchandise as is sold in stores. That was the situation when been delayed through thc absence of McKenzie Kinff, appointment. R. A. Culbcrtson called Mr. Bal- dry's attention to the fact that it cr..y years ago last ,Feb- ihat thc Trades and Labor -had crot its charter and that it could not }i.wc been asking for the appointment for four years as-he had stated. D. Quigley asked jf it were true that Wr. Simmons had wished to the grant and assume the responsibil ities carried by the other-provinces. As Mr. Ives would not say that this was Mr. Borden's policy as the lead- er of the Conservative party, Mr Simmons could not accept his. stat ment of fair terms. He is ready t answer Mr. Ives question as sooa a he speaks with the authority of Mr Borden's acceptance of his statement He will answer very quickly then. The chairman spoke of the fac the Typographical Union wa asking the council to order the labe to have the union label on thei printing. They had put the on city printing on two occasions but had been asked to remove it by thc asking tho city and business houses secretary-treasurer. They were on. He mentioned this in case Mr. Simmons might think his remarks earlier in the evening had caused them to take this action. Mr. Sim- mobs, however, disclaimed any desire for credit not duo him. Mr. Magrath asked -for three min- utes to speak and said he had no objection to Mr. Simmons' following hiirs. Mr. Simmons on being referred to by thc chairman said he feared thc discussion would be rather long for that hour and expressed a wil- ingncss to moot Mr. Magrath at some future date to give the whole property out of the house. She came back for her belongings. The French man gave her back the baby but couldn't understand what she meant when' she asked for the bag contain- ing the money. The police are now- helping her to locate both. ALBERTA'S FIRST TROLLEY Edmonton, Aha., Aug. the material with- the exception of Hie cars has been ordered for the street railways and the order for the cars will likely be given before the end of next week. The footprints of Dyspepsia have been directly traced to the Stomach nerves., When these "inside, nerves" fail, indigestion and stomach dis. ress must surely result. For this, druggists everywhere are supplying have the workingman's resort to' Com meeting to discussion. Mr. Pipes a prescription known as Dr. Shoop's Restorative. First, these tiny inside 'Stomach, Heart and Kidney narves ail. Then gas- belching, Heart pal. itation, or failing Kidneys follow. )on't drug tho Stomach, stimulate ie Heart or Kidnfys. That is xvrong. trcngthen these failing nerves with r. Shoop's Restorative. It is the erves, not the organs that are call. S for hftlp. Within 48 hours after starting the Restorative treatment, vou will realize the gain. A test will tell. Sold by JV'J. ;