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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta .Wednesday, December at Last, You who have only half-liked is really comfortable underwear for you I the union suits of the past- slip into a suit of the new, "better kind the kind a man can wear with genuine comfort and contentment. Just ask for 73 Closed-Crotcli COMBINATIONS The part that was always so troublesome in the old now sots as snujj 03 con docsn t strain. Truly it's an improvement you will appreciate. Some trustworthy store you puss every day has an array of these combinstions in stock that includes your favorite weight nnd style Ask for Pen-Anile dated Crotch the new ____underwent.Idea, and look the trademark PENMANS LIMITED SWEATERS HOSIERY PARIS CANADA UNDERWEAR IN FROM SASKATCHEWAN LEGISLATURE DISCUSSES .SOME INSULTING IN REQINA PAPER Regina, Dec. sitting of the Legislature today was taken up with rather a warm discussion of certain editorial comment in this mbru'Ing's Daily Province, in connection with the selection of the House committee ap- Iiolnted to InretUtme the election charges, its invitation to Hon. Dr. Hoehe and Hon. Robert Rogers to as- In the investigation of the charg- es. The matter was brought to the at- tention of the House by F. Bole, Re Kina, who referred to certnin of the Htatementa in the Province, including Hie that Mr. Bogers and Dr. Koohe should treat the telegrams sent them by tho committee with con- tempt The Province also referred to the commltleo in the following terms: "The committee is a farce, a cheap liolltical trick of a gang of pslitical tricksters, and Messrs. Rogers and Hoche should treat it as such." eminent would concede the point of paying counsel, they 'would have con ceded every point raised by the Oppo- sition In connection with the gallon. However, thc committee de- cided against counsel. The Province's articles were de- nounced -by Hon. Turgeon, Premier Scott, and Hon. J. A. Calder. but no steps were taken by the House, al- though Mr. Bole stated that be would again refer to the matter. Premier Scott tabled certain corrcs- 'Ondence between himself and' Pre- mier Borden, with reference to the natural resources of Saskatchewan, nnd Premier Harden'' stated that he vould shortly take the matter up with his colleagues, and cate with Premier Seott. again communi- Mr. Willoughby, the Opposition lead, er, said he had not. read thc state- ment quoted, while .1. B. Bradiliaw, .Prince Albert, one of the Conserva- tives of th l-ARMERS' BANK INQUIRY Toronto, Dec. Wm. .Jlere- lith stated this evening that possibly PRES1DENT WILSON PREFERS TO HAVE INAUGURATION LATER THAN MARCH 4 Hamilton, Bermuda, Dec. Gov- ernor Woodrow Wilson is willing to take the oath of office as president of -he United States without ostenta- MACLEOD DELEGATES THINK COMMISSIONER A LUXURY J'aUcraoii Jl.P.K, W. J. Hugh II tion on March 4, and that the formal ceremonies thai- every four years ract many visitors should be postpones Tl.ursdav in April. MncKlntooh, W. Turner and Mannsell, all of Macleod. Labor Commissioner Tho question of Io tho minion government for tht. appoint- ncnt of an industrial labor commis- ;lon within the province was the first Justness before the convention A to this effect was passed at ho annual meeting last year praying ho Dominion government to create a lermanent Industrial labor comnils- lon within tho province whose duty t shall be, to arbitrate, labor and In. tstrlnl, troubles 'with a view to pre- entlng strikes. After sonic discus- Ion it was decided to adopt an arn- ndment to the foregoing resolution, read us follows: Moved by L. S. Oowe; seconded by N. Barker: Whereas, the working out of the emieux Act with regard to the set- ement of industrial strikes and labor roubles docs not meet the acut0 con- itlons which prevail in any parts of the Dominion when dis. utes between employer and employ- es arise where public utilities are iu- olved; Therefore be it resolved, that the ssociated Boards of Trade in Soutli- n Alberta in regular annual g assembled most urgently request Dominion parliament of Canada take immediate steps for the am- iding of the present act relating to j bor troubles, or tile passing of a! w act which will provide for the otcction of the consumers, pending amicable settlement when troubles of this kind arise. ngulnst a postal express service Is most advanced is that It would be very detrimental to the local merch- ant and would correspondingly boost the departmental store. Hut would not tho regulation of rates by zones largely obviate tills, for the large do. partment stores are usually in largo cities and towns, and the local stores In most cases 'would have the higher paree! rate In their favor which would enable them to compete in prices with the-department stores? Hcsldes this. In rural districts what is to prevent all merchants, whether big or little, or In towns or cities of varying sizes, from increasing their business by means of tlie small parcel quickly de- livered at a low rate. It would seem that an increased parcel post service, organized on the right lines, might be a great incentive to all' lines of business and doing no actual damage to anybody when regulated by clasfl- fication In zones." It was decided to havo copies of Mr. Barker's report printed and circulated throughout the various boards for their considera- tion. Hospital Patients A resolution, moved by Rev. Mr. Boyle of Macleod, was passed to the effect that in the opinion of the As- sociate Boards of Trade of Southern Alberta legislation should be passed by the legislature of the of Alberta with the object of making the village, town and city, municipalities, within the province, each responsible for Its pauper or non-paying patients, CHRISTMAS AT ATTRACTIVE ONIONS 5 pounds for.............. CORN STARCH, 3 Ibi. for........ LAUNDRY Starch package LYLE'S SYRUP per can OTTER pRAND SAL fylON, can CORN BEEF, Two for ROAST BEEF 2 for............ Special 20 SUGAR BEST ONTARIO CHEESE, Ib APPLES, PER BOX Westminster Store NEAR ELLISON MILLS PHONE 364 President's Address Vice President Gumming read the president's address, which dealt with the work of the association during the past year. Reference was also made to Washington to the efficient work of Commissioner Ac "DtU !aS' P- L' resignation was now to take effect. The president in the his address stated that he -wished to t-wauiuij i urauon w there would be necessity for taking further evidence in the Farmers- Bank -investigation. If it )6 deemed neces- sary to hear more witnesses a new counsel must be engaged by the Crown, owing to the- elevation of F. To that extent he li ropaKailda in favor Oi a later inaug- withdraw from the -presidency which has been advocated in association which had exercised f cons' B. Hodgins, K.C., to the Court of Ap. peals Bench. event may be conducted at a when the weather usually is tious at the national capital. Many persons have urged the TO SUPPORT THE'LADIES Toronto, Dec. Board of Control this morning endorsed the proposal of Toronto suffragists that married women owning property all I that the much influence in securing efficiency time iu the work of the Associated Boards of Trade.. The, report of the presi- adI, he ___. aU lle aSkfcU dent was adopted amid applause, and si-, in recognition of Dr. Leech's services ing municipality, or any other hos- pital in the province. Rural Municlpalitiet Hon. Charles Stewart, minister of municipal affairs, spoke briefly on the Municipalities Act, which he be- 1 become a great success. Single Tax D. H. Elton questioned Mr. Stewart as to the single: tax question in so far as same, affects the small towns. Mr. Stewart said lie did not believe In bonusing and referred to the con- dition of things in Innisfail. Mr. Stew- lu connection A. MOUNTAIN MACKINAW Pretty maldt at Ltnox and Tuxedo theie autumn days have been wearing th'e gayest colored Mackinaws, with trim belted big patch pockets and that turn up about the throat uui; ideal-, in recognition or ur Leech s servi den-elect to sanction a to the association t was agreed of h should be allowed a vote upon municipal questions, accompany the ladies to ask the of the inaugural ceremonies without that this cannot he done without an act of congress and that it is impossible now to change the forthcoming ceremony so far as tlie taking of the oath is concerned. Jlr. Wilson's 'statement, however, cates his sympathy with tlie' inauguration o him as Honorary- President. Commissioner's Report Commissioner P. L. Leach then read his' report wbich dealt exhaustively i with the work carried on by the As- sociate Boards of Trade during the with th0 single tax idea was that it found to work out satisfac- E tomorrow V" 'lay of the show features Of the event torily In the future as it was the best thing to introduce for the benefit of the province. kick A resolution from the Carinangay ........o Board of Trade was1 presented by A later past !'ear- Since the last annual a Hogg, its secretary, to the following inonttnfT thnt.- 1....1 l.-l.i re Whereas, it appears to the Associate Machinery Agreements. -Moved by D. H. Elton; seconded by J. B. Turney: "That In the opinion of the Assoc- iate Boards it is necessary, in the in- terests of the agricultural industry that legislation be enacted at the next meeting of the legislative assembly making all agreements covering the sale and purchase of farm machinery short, simple and uniform, and Impos-. Ing upon tlie vendor a warrant that ill reasonably protect the purchas- r." The foregoing resolution was sub- mitted by the Lethbridge Board of Trade. Several of the delegates ex- pressed themselves in a sympathetic manner towards arriving at some solu- tion.' A. B. Hogg, of Oarmangay, thought the resolution a good one and movement, and implies meeting there had been held six meet- (lc-1 'ngs of the executive committee, four ario government for tho legislatio the conclusion of the work begun some time ago by the association in reference to the Canadian National _ n LU LUC AilSQClil IQ Lethbridge and two ih Macleod.. Boards of Trade of Southern Alberta bc lhe commissioner's report referred to assembled in this their second annual nr that the single ByBtem imposed upon all towns nnd villages in Alberta by the provincial legisla- Highway, it being now assured that ture during the past year has worked the Alberta section of this highway a hardship upon many of the smaller will pass through Southern Alberta, towns and villages in restricting their The questions of equitable freight, power of raising revenue to meet their rates and the hastening ot railroad obligations; Therefore, be it resolved, that the "LITTLE DAISY" HOSIERY FOR, INFANTS AND CHILDREN construction in Southern Alberta were also dealt with, as it was noted that this connection much .benefit bad Your Credit Is Good igr? favored the drawing up of a more simple form of agreement .'which cculd be easily understood by those signing them. J. A. Gumming, of Granum, thought that sometlii should also be done to look after t collection of small debts. D. II. Bit thought that the terms of the .reso tion as submitted would cover t grievances Hi connection with t sale of farming machinery to farme throughout tile country, and the res lutfon was therefore passed. Wider Publicity Industrial Commissioner Miller AT THE Alberta Outfitters Phons 1735 405-6th SL S. (Dominion Bloek) Chicago market this year. Hon. Chaa. Stewart said the greatest, number of pin pricks which the government re- ceived from time to time came from tho Boards of Trade of Southern Al- Associate Boards of Trade 'of South ern Alberta deem it advisable tint IL ituvisaoie tnat been received through the efforts of legislatian be passed by the Alberta tlie Associate Hoards. Thc passing legislature allowing towns and vlll- HaM and other ages to supplement their revenues by imposing taxes or license fees upon all businesses carried on within their j 11 r uow land; A. H. Carmangay, an 13. Turney, Lethbridge. ivas se loot-eel as the place matters were also commented Election of Officers The election of officers resulted a follows: Barker, Cardston. 1st A. Gigot, High River. 2nd H. Allen, Macleod. F. Dnlmage, Bow Is- id -1- !V, Carclsto of meeting for next year. Parcel Post Problem K. N. Barker, the president, read an excellent paper on the parrel post, or as some people called it, the parcel express, which affected largely the high coat of living and if careful consideration would in the opinion of tho speaker help to reduce the cost of living at present existing Calgary yards, it resolution from ih in Western Canada. Mr. Barker's -re. i Champion Board of Trade briugin port ill part said: "The United States i the matter before the Associate board limits. After Mr. Hogg had spoken the fore- going resolution was unanimously passed upon. Hon. Mr. Stewart here stated that thc matter would have the attention of the legislature hi due course. Diversified Farming The Maolcod Board of Trade pre- sented a motion which wns approved, UTging upon those engaged in agri- culture In Southern Alberta the im- portance of adopting more diversified farming methods. In connection with numercus com- plaints in regard to discrimination In favor of eastern points in the grading of grains for western shipment at il. Caigary, and W. D. Fhiley, of Let bridge, both spoke briefly on the a vantages to be gained by enlargin the scope of the work of the Board of Trade in Alberta and snggoste that more concentrated efforts ougl to he made in advertising Albert throughout thy world. Hon. Mr. Stew art expressed the view that the ide should be to band the Boards of Trad, in Alberta together for the best In terests of the province as a whole. A Little Breeze Before the conclusion of the couven Ucn, E. Doberer, of Macleod, com men ted on the necessity of having paid secretary in which expressed the opinion that It did no ecem at all necessary that a paixl sec retary should be appointed. Mr. Lead got after Mr. Dobcrcr and said thai he had heard that criticisms were to be made at the meeting regarding the operutions of the Associato Beards of Trade. H0 wanted to know why these criticisms were not forthcoming, L. has been studying tlie very carefully with tlie result that on Jan. 1, 1013, a parcel post goea into effect in the United States which is just system that many might advocate was received and will be dealt with li the executive. Land Titles System Mr. .McDanakl, of the legal firm McKenzie McDonald of -Uaclec; The Kind Mothers Have Demanded for Ten Years You, as a mother, will be glad to know how other, mothers have solved the hosiery problem. They, like you, were searching: for hosiery that would be as dainty, yet durable; fast dyed with pretty colors; comfortable and hygienic. ''LITTLE DARLING" and the "LITTLE DAISY" Hosiery combine ?.M these qualities, at a cost no higher than for inferior hosiery. COLORS Black, Blue, Pink, C.rdin.i; Cream, Sky, "LITTLE the silken neel and toe, all sizes for infants under seven. ''LITTLE DAISY" reinforced heel and toe, all sizes for children under twelve. for Canada after some study of this brought up the question of the lam duration. This system would admit, titles problem and the necessity fo of bringing the producer and the con- getting some relief along this line KtimcT Inlo closer loucli and It wculd Mr. McDonald understood that work reduce the coal of living and will en- was now under way for tlie establish able the small farmer and gardener Ing of another land titles office ii or poultry producer, or what not. to some part, of Southern Alberta, retail the by-products of the farm IX 11. Elton thought the work at tin 'Irect to the consumers in better con- land titles office In Calgary had im diticn than is now the case, and with, i proved much of late; which .Air. Ale out the produce having to pass Donald admitted, while Hon. Mr. through so many hands in transit Stewart said the matter would have from the farm to the dinner table in the attention of the legislature at its The Chipman Holton Knitting Co., Limited Hamilton Canada 81 MILLS AT HAMILTON AND WELLAND, QHT. the towns and cltiea. This parcel post system has been brought iip ai many of ovir local Boardc of Trade and without discussion, and in many cases perhaps without any study, has been promptly snowed under. Can we say that up to now there has been n fair and square opinion expressed by the public in general, la regard; to parcel post'.' Is not it up to us as representatives of 28 Hoards of Trade Ir; give Ihis more than a passing thniKhl and light consideration." Mr. report then coin- i'aralivo details concerning rates mid In effect In certain countries 3ii( tlie world. next session. NA-DRU-CO .LAXATIVES Women's commonest ailment root of so much of Ilielr yields to the penile byl certain action of Na-Dru-Co Lajcillvcs. 25c. a box at your drupjiM's. rion.l. DRUG or CANABA. LIMITtD. S. of Macleod, could not see the necessity for having ;i paid secretary to duplicate much of the work which other boards were doing. The ques- tion came up through the decision of the Macleod Board of Trade to with- draw from the association if the ex- penses next year Were as heavy as last year. p. H. Elton took a parting shot at the Macleod delegate who had said the secretary of the Associated Boards lad done little or nothing to advance the Interests of the board, which had salutary effect. A Deadlock The critical point in the convention arrived when B. N. Barker, the pre Idcnt, In answer to B. Doberer, of lacleod, who suggested changing'the ystem of operating the Associate Hoards of Trade, stated that if tho ystem was to be changed ho could Pt prevent the officers from resign- g as these gentlemen took same on he understanding that a commission, r wns to be appointed. After con- idernble discussion it was decided the whole bricfr to ach Board and take a majority vote. The Smoker The Macleod Board of Trade entcr- lined tho delegates to very enjoy. ble smoker at parish hall In the juing. It was an program uit tile boys put ant! the best of feeling rcisiK-11 tliroiiRlioiil. pr-fdiM worn delivwil by many of Iberia's prominent dock deal- R Miiiiu.scl! in happy vein re. fcrred to tlm facl that hV got the I hfBliest jitli'c for Alliarta cattle in tlie berta. Mr. Stewart admitted that much good had resulted from tho work done by the various boards. He believed in organization as from this benefit a great deal of good .would in- variably result. Mr. Stewart with significance stated it was In the best interests of Alberta that there should be no division between north and south. On the contrary, it was ne- cessary that Alberta should stand united and go forward as a strong unit ever on -the lookout for the wel- fare of the entire province. A man could make no mistake in locating nywhere in Alberta. "United we stand, divided we concluded Mr. Stewart amid- loud applause. President E. N. Barker toid a cow puncher story which caught the fancy f the boys. Itobt. Patterson MJ> P vas received with "For .he's a Jolly- Good Fellow." Everybody joined In. he song and Mr. Patterson briefly re- erred to the growth of the province, le future of which was enshrouded greatness. As an Irishman, next o his own country he loved Alberta. e best. Dave Elton got off to a great start ilh "Every race has a flag hut the accompaniment ad libitum. be crowd roared and Dave respond- with another of the same. J. lass, a prominent -wheat prize win- er and an advocate of mixed farm- g; Hugh MacKiutosh and w. Turner Hazelmere, also well known farra- s. made brief speeches. Others who ntTlbnted to the program were Dr. lice, in an excellent recitation; H. -Matthews, in two attractive songs lich won much applause. W. Davis ide an efficient accompanist while orchestra rendered many catchy mbers in capital fashion which en- ened thc proceedings greatly. Pre- dent Allen made an admirable chair- man to a very excellent evening's en- tertainment. Tho Macleod Board of Trade excelled itself as entertainers. Winnlptg Stock at Messrs. Ferguson Eros., 123 Bann.ityne Ave., Winnipeg, Man. ;