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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta TBS LETSIMMC BIBIUtS PtosMnll Plastering! : n : : : ; Ora�m*t -tlcment meant, not only that the-tninc'S would resume work, hut that j tho thrcntoned coal funiJnc in Sos-katchewan would bo relioved. Tha Herald folt confident that tilt Rtrike would he sany until the question of a closed shop came up. Then thuro iras a dilTcrenco of opiniUC'irlaK plana.: I. �l)*aai aa monlba' rcaldcnee upon ana cultlvat: in of Iba land In eacb rear fur tbrei je�ra. t. If Ike father (T n other. If the fathiT ix I) of tbr borne leader r aidet up >�> (arm In i Btotko . If tl.* -ettlcr baa bin �'Ciirancnt r aldencr �pon farmlnn laud uwaeo bjr him In ibe vl lolly of kiahume�tcad, tbe r tka aaio land. au monaa' notice In wHtlng ntaould be Klrei. ! tko Oommlaaloncr of Dominion Lands at OtUfra of iBlcBUOB to apply for patent w.w.ouar. DcputT of tka HlBlater of tbe Interior Barnes & Co. REAL ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS OfHcc-ScMii Floor Soathard Blcck Poat Office Box 3 topbono No. 132 Leave year order for a barrel of- Ontario Apples at Keaa V Co.'t. A carload of fancy Ontario stock dae to arrive this week. Choicest Confectionery by the best makers-Ganong's, Lowney's, Webb's, McCormiuk's, Boyd's and Paalin's, in fancy boxes or bulk. All kinds of Fmits, Nttts, etc. Ice Cream on order. J. W. Kean & Co Oppoatte P. O. 'Phone 08 .Glazing Oraining W. M. BARBER. Painter and Decorator Guriage Painting a specialty � KalaominfaiR Paperbanging t I TOWN LOTS } ResidMitial Loto l� Blooka | .' for the payment of such chock weighman. NO COLLECTION FOR UNION DUES. The Company will, except In the ca�o of deductions for the payment of check weiighman, make no collec -tiona through the pay roll, save in respect ot rent, doctor and hospital fees, coal, powder, oil and other supplies furnished by the Compan.v, and if the men so dc�ii�, for the sick benefit fund and library. UK-EMPLOYMENT OP STUIKEHS. The Company agrees that any of ita empIo.veea involved In the stri.kc ahall be given preference in employ - iTHir.t before strangers, provitled they niiikn application within a reason -able period. ro SETTLF. FUTURE DISPUTES. It is tho desire of tho company that its ^inploives without distinction shall work together harmoniously and .^hall ^rooeivo fair trca't.-inent in all roepccts, hut wbenovjr there shall Iw a di.spute or grievance on the part of one or RMrs ot the m�n. which can nat be adjustw) by a reference to tho Pit Uoss llxj .'�anie may be apiwaled to the Sui>orintoi�-dent of the Mine, and faiPirjg an iirt-justment by hiiu, may bo "furthor i.p-poalcd to t'ho General Manager of the Company. The man or men st^kin'j? redress niuy make the necessary re -pivscntations in person or throUjfh the mediation of a coinniittoe of two of the company's employees Failing an adjustment by ar. oppoal to the Geftjral Manager the Com  puny's employees n>ay, if they so desire, refer the matter in dispute to ariii'trution and Iwth parties .'^liall agree to aWdo by the award of the arbitrators. The arbitrators shall, in the fust place, l)c two in number in-pi�sentatives respectively of th� Company and the men. and shall not bo cither mine operators or miners. In the event of the fail  uro of the ,arbitrators to c. me to an agrocm.^nt they shall endeavor to .select a third arbitrator and in t'lw event of their failure to agree ipon such a thir^I arbitirator they ^hall reiiiiost tho Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alberta to act as such third arbitrator, or to name soiiM one to act in his behalf, and thi> award of the majority of the ..r-bitration Board thus constituteJ, shall 1� final. Tho costs of the ar-bHration to bo borne as the Board of Arbitrators may direct. SCHEDULE OF WAGES. All coal to be paid for on scr^-^neJ basis; one ton to he considered 2,000 pounds. Pick mintr.g rate for Pillar and Stvmp work .60 per ton. Pick mined room.9 to be paid tit rate of .82 per ton. Machine runners (rooms) .13 per ton. Machine Scrapers (rooms) .09 pei-ton. Machine loadera (rooms) ."iO per ton. Machine Runners (Narrov work) .19 per ton. Machine Scrapers (Narrow work) .14 per ton. MacMne Loadera (Narrow Work)  77 per ton. UNDEIlOnOUND DAY WORK. Brnlticc Men .30 per hour. Timiljcmjcn .30 per hour. Drivei-s .30 per hour. Tiack Layers .30 per hour. Miners on Co.'s Work .30 iwr hour. Couplers (nsen) .80 pt^r hour. Cotiplcrs (bo,\'s) .15 to 2.1 per hour according to age. Switch Hoys .11 to .23 i>er hour according to ago. Grippers (men) .30 per hour. I'ipo Fitters IIcl|>er .30 per hour. Pumpmen .32 per hour. Cagei"s .30 per hour. Car pushers .30 |>cr hour. Stablemen $05 per inonih. Pick Carriers .11 to 25 i>er hour according to age. Clutchnten 30 per hour. OUTSIDE LABOR. Top Cagors .21 per hour. Dumpers .24 per hour. Car Trinwners .24 per hour. Oreasers (Boys) .10 to 17 |>er hour according to age. Pciwn ICna-ine Tender .24 por hour llo.K Car I^ador Engineer .30 per hour. Slate Pickers (Boy.s) .10 to .17 por hour according to &ec. Tally Hoys .12J per hour. Tiniibormen .24 per hour. Blacksmith .35 per hour. Blacksmith Helper. 24 per hour, lun liegotiatioi'.s and endeavor to foi'iuulate an agree-nwnt simitiar to prevailing aigrtio-inents Kn tho coal fitsld. And provided tliat upon faiiuits to agree on any qiw�tiou or questioas in dispute, the Comiwny will agree to submit tiKi tiues>tion or questions in dispute to an Arbitration Hoard composed of four members, two to bo chosen by tbe company and two to l>e chosim by the miners now on strike. In Xha event of their failure to agiNJo, the Arliti'tttors to have full power to cull, in tin uiupire, whj^a decision syluill be fiivul and building on both parties. 'i'ho Arbiai'utors to be chosen shall no'i lie nime operators or nJ.njrs. The Arl^ilration Board to bavc power to render a decision whic.'i hhall l)e binding on both {larties for a term commencing on tlio datted, was drawn up At tbe time it was not acceptable to the men aa a body and it waa then! that it was decided 1o intorviow Mitchell with tha reault that bs con-fionted to the agreement. The minera met again on Sunday and after a long discussion accepted the torms. Tho final scene the prolong^ �trugi gle was enacted on Sunday evening about eight o'clock, when Mr. Naia-tntth was called upon and notiftttd that the terma had been accepted and tho strike woa olT. Stnoo tbb aettlemcnt the old hands have been returning to work fra^y and �B aoon aa tho entire mine ia got into shaiJ* the old time output of coal will he l�a.\4ng the mino. Night and day shifta will be worked and Coallnucd on page tea. EASTERN TOWNSHIPS JBANK ^ CAPITAf, ,S3,(XX),()00 bese..ve, Sl,(50O,(5ietor Every attention given the travelling public Feed Stable in connection Telephone 47 Landseekers' and Rancher's Headquarters RATES, $1.00 PER DAY SKKTES We handle only the best makes, Hocl