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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TMt Daily Herald SUN FIRE mi Offlra In the WOFIQ MtMLP, MONDAY, AUQUtT SO. PEOPLE of the NORTH WARD ESPECIALLY FOUNDED A.D. 1710 Established 1907 'Published by the Daily Herald Print- ioff Co., Ltd., every lawful evening dt office. Bound St., Lethbridge, Alberta; Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN 'Managing Director and Editor Subscription Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered Daily! one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail Daily, six months, by mail Daily, three months, by mail Addresses changed as often us sired, but both new and old dresses must be given. WEEKLY Published every Wednesday in eight HOME OFFICE, LONDON. ENGLAND Ceniuliai H. C. B. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETHBR IDGE, ALTA. besides they raise in Manchuria." enormous crops 2.00 1.00 Nevertheless 'Mr. Hill a Lethbridge mill is shipping flour to China and Japan and we understand-it is these day fellows who are twenty cents a .85 u ing it. de- ad- pages pages, and contains a summary of the world's news of tbv week, local and foreign. One year, in advance.......... Six months, In advance .........f? Three months, in advance........w THE DAILY HERALD u on sale at the following places: Sage, 3. G. Robertson Ce., J. D- Higinbothmi Oo.f Western Canada is a new world to Lord Strathcona compared with- the Western Canada he saw first. What a glorious privilege it is for a man to live through a period of such mar- vellous development Jim Hill says he never worries. He much reason to, as he >s worth a million or two and is vig- preservation of good relations be- tween employees and employers. In respect of the adjustment of the dispute between the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company and its engineers, firemen, conductors, brake- men, baggagemen and yardmen, much credit is said to be due to the chair- man of the board which was appoint- ed to deal with this matter, Hon. R. F. Sutherland, M.P. U ilton. Pmcher J Mitchell. D. McCrea. Bros. _ Drug Bouh Co. Coleman-Master J. Stafford. B. C.-N. E. Suddaby Cranbrook, B.C.-Beatue Atchison. L. Keinecke. Grassy Lake-Dr. Togham. Bow F. Werts. HOLDING THE WHEAT James J. Hill follows Robert Mei- ghen, the head of the Lake of the Woods Milling Co., and advises farm ers to hold on.to their erain for a und hearty at seventy-one. j The Calgary News think? Calgary j should have a tannery. According to the.-Eye-Opener the News has been i in that business for some time back. LABOR MEN PRAISE THE LEM1EUX ACT Renders Splendid Service in Preser- vation of Amicable Relations Be- tween Employers and -Employees, S ys E. B. Recent Disputes. Ottawa, August Depart- ment of L-Sbor has received news of the satisfactory adjustment of two ers te aus time and they will get a better price disputes to 'in- ir_ fViof tvVipn WSS ,.r Mr. Hil relates that when selling at 85 cents last fall he stack- ed owns two farms in North went on with the fall ploughing. On May 1 of this year he sold this wheat for a busheL He found that it paid to wait. Every man cannot afford to wait like J. J- Hill and especially is this the case with the new settler in Western Ca- nada. _ He has many financial obli- gations coming due after the har- vest and the circumstances'force him to sell his crop quickly. Later on j he will be in an independent position like J. J. Hill and the Manitoba and Ontario farmer and will be able to hold his grain when he expects' the price to rise. One RACIAL QUESTIONS of the choicest morsels that recently termpt operations respectively of the Grand Trunk Pacific Rail-Way and Canadian Northern Railway Com- panies in Western Canada. Since the enactment of the Industrial Disputes Investigating Act, eighteen applica- tions in all have been received by the Minister of Labor for the estab- [lishment of boards of conciliation and- investigation in railway dis- putes, some of them involving ques- t-ions of an extremely difficult nature and it is gratifying to the department that in all these disputes, with the exception of that of last summer re- lating to the machinists to be em- ployed on the Canadian Pacific Rail- way, a settlement has been achiev- ed without resort to either strike'or lockout. Bv the Count Us Big (Ottawa, Free Press) Alberta is boasting of farm which will yield 130 bushels of oats to the acne. Inasmuch as it sUnds six feet high it is Quite apparent' that the Lethbridge district, represented the House of Commons by Mr. C. A. grath, is a country of bitf grain as well as of big men. Busy Papa asked little three-year- old "are we going to heaven some day "Yes, dear, I hope was the re- "I wish.papa could go con- tinued the little fellow. "Well, and. don't you think h.e will asked tus mother. "Oh, replied "he could not leave his bits. Car of On Track To-day. The tentiey Co. Ltd, OUR LETTER BOX. the Conservative press led by the To- ronto News has had for several years has been the accusation against the French. Canadians that they are not loyal to' British Imperialism. Be- cause the people of Quebec do not settlements which have been accomplished in the case of the G. T. P. Railway and in of the C. IST. a' stoppage of work has been obviated these lines in the West, which, at the pres- ent season, would have been of the most serious character. go crazy over some foolish suggestion! In the case of the disputes be- of these papers they arc accused of tween the G-.T.P. Company and its ,ry is I engineers, firemen, conductors, brake- men, baggagemen and yardmen, the company objected at the outset to the establishment of any board. This objection was, however, over- ruled by the Minister of Labor and a being disloyal and the racial stirred up again. On this subject the Saturday Gun- set, of .Vancouver, a paper that is nH anything ii not independent politi- cally'makes some'wry pointed nr.nl fitting remarks, when it "Few things are easier in the dis- cussion ipublic questions of in Imperial uatur.- in Canada than the; raising of a race question. We have seen a certain section of the eastern pnss and for th.-it matter oi the dailk.% attemptiug to cast aspersions upon the loyalty of the French-Canadians because the Jatter did not hysterically throw th.jir hits in the air for a jingo programme. Yet even now it is being realized that, the French-Canadian point of view "ii these questions is, and will be, a very effective balance wheel and a pi-tent check upon the jingo element i-i Ca- nada. The French-Canadian point of view is a thoroughly Canadian ;me with no illusions whatever. At the same time the French-Canadian ful- ly responsibility as a British subject and a member of the Empire. For those reasons I for one regard the French-Canadian as 'a saving clause in the situation. Ca- nada will never swing to any extreme of action either imperially or other- opin- PROTECT YOUNG DUCKS Calgary, Aug. 27, 1907. The Editor Lethbridge-Her aid: Dear would draw the atten- tion of all true sportsmen and right minded citizens to the indescriminate slaughter of young .ducks since the season opened on August 23rd. A little 'inquiry on the part of anyone will convince the most skep- tical that serious mistake was made in not making the season open later in the year, say September 10th, when all these birds could fly and in a measure protect themselves from the j "pot hunters" who, in the past few.' clays have herded these unfortunate little birds to the end of a slough .and, t-here slaughtered them. Is this sport? In a. great many cases, these were left to rot where slaughtered, being too small, filled with pin lea- thers, and unfit for human iood. The action of certain cities and towns in declaring a public" holiday- to kill ducks -as if they were some- thing to be exterminated does not re- ilect credit on the parties responsible, and I am sure- will not appeal to the better class of our Alberta citizens. board Mas accordingly granted on! If there were any of our citizens the request of the employees. j starving something might be said in wise, while French-Canadian ion exercises an influence in Cana- The dispute on the lines of the j extenuation, but this is not the case. Canadian Northern Railway Com- j Claim lias been made that the farm pany arose out of difficulties between ers shoot the ducks off. This is not that company and its maintenance- i so as the farmer is not want-on in of-way employees in connection with, 1 destruction, and will only kill for a proposed reduction by the com-! food. Unfortunately it is the citizens of five cents day in wages for this class of labor. The award of the board in this case was in favor of the employees. The company was at first unwil- ling to accept the award which the board of conciliation and investiga- tion had made, but in further corres- pondence with that company, the Minister of Labor urged the import- ance to the interests of industrial of the acceptance of awards made by boards under this act, even where the parties concerned are not with the awards. In this latter case of dispute on the Canadian Northern system the award of the board was at once ac- cepted by the maintenance-of-way employees concerned and the depart- ment-has now been informed by the president of the International Bro- dian affairs. It is a noteworthy fact j tberhood of Maintenance of Way Em- ihat 'when annexation found many I ployees, Mr. E. B. L.OWC, that an friends in Ontario in the days of com! agreement had beon signed covering tion, it found only opponents in Que- bec. And today when the question of Im- perial defence is being agitated throughout the land we find the French Canadian point- of view as sanely Canadian as in the day? when the Toronto Mail brokt1 from its party allegiance and. r.clv cued annexation in Toronto. "Had all Cann-.la been as united in Canadian Sntish sentiment as it is in Quebec it miirht have been superfluous for Sir Joh.i A. Macdon- ald to have aixl emphat- ically declared "A British .subject I was born a-.id a British subject I will and night. T. S. RECTOR AND riagea and equipment new UL to date. Parlors opposite fire hall Open day and night. Sit. P. 0. Box 493. .A, ;