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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 An Acceptable Christmas Gift WOULD BE We have entered into the Picture Framing Business. We carry the most modern mouldings. We can make any picture look swell. We guarantee gcxxi workmanship. Orders promptly filled and delivered. Next door to Knox Church; Telephone 102. Call and see our frames. Leave your orders. DIHMOND CITY TOWN SITE Business and Residential Lots are now on sale. Easy terms. One third, cash one third, one year one third, two years. Interest at San Juan lining and Mannkturing ompinj, Limited Graphite, Tripoli, Gold and Slate. Head Office, Victoria, B. C. Capital, tt.OOO.OGO. Shares each, Selling Price 25 cents. Mt. tickler Mine, in tiie same neighborhood, opened five yean ago at 6 cents per share, present price and Richard 3rd, m the tame locality, opened li years ago at b cents, price to-day 75c. These Mines are admittedly not as rich as the San Juan properties. The Pioneer Live Stock Indemnity Co. Insures cattle, cows, farm and work horses and pedigreed cattle and of all kinds against death from disease: fire, lightning, Accident and every other casualty. Rates from Foil particulars on application. T. E. PATTESON AGENT LETHBIUDCE, ALBERT A. PRESS GRINDINGS that very rarely are these officers re- sponsible for. disturbances ex- cept in so..far as thoy direct the gen- ei-al organiy-ation continent. It be that -in sonw cases .thy irtterna't'ional ofDcei'S have handled strikes unwisely and have prolonged Farmers Advocate: The shortage of fuel, due to strikes at the mines and other causes is something- that, j which might have beenruorc the Federal government might well if tlvere had btcn no look into, and is something theGrain owts-.cte intervention. On the othor might devote'a Htge more hand- Wan'onca-international attention to, especially in feretting I'officers have refused to countenance out how the transtwrtation Strike Seated Sunday. (Continued from page 8') the Loth-bridge irvine will do 'its ut- most to relieve fuel shortage m the west. SCHEDULE OK WAGES. PARLIAMENT: L. Borden -in the -House of Commons enquired if thsra wras any- tation facilities were adequate .this should prevent suffering on the part of the settlers, although fit was not a full solution of the difficulty. Any solution of the matter would be wel- comed-, Mr. IJoritan 'thought tho govern- ment-should take possession 9f the com- jlocn.1 strikes in Canada, and have Jhing furthar in rogArd to the setUe- panies are response for the short- Iforcor! Lhc to submit, to age. One feature hitherto overlook- i authority of the" iriiarna-tnonal body ed is that, one .of therailroad com- In Fernie local .union. seems panies owns coal mines and can prac- j set aside on tically force the coal retailer to with ths employers. We part of his coal from them, elso.-however. P.O. evidence that tho trou- mcnt ot" the coal strike at Lethjoridge Jfe thought' that it was a case that mlfrht warrant the interference of 'the government by taking possws ion of the mines. The government, did not think, should sit wait their convenience before get- blc xras 'fonwntedvKv any intenut- lookinc on ting coal from competing mirws. although it to bu Wilfrid Laurier said that tiw also seem that sufTicient It1 would oresight jp with this staple article early on- coma from tha United States. We. ough in the fall.'it woukl be Ontario, know little or nothing of most of thc "n'an .nformatioc received from 3Ir. Mac- not, shown in stocking fibers at the Crow's mines have kenzie King was such that the- strike might' be settled at any moment. T-ha covernment was alive to the sit- os already hinted, if the Grain the cause which led to the strike al uation. H was difficult to say what Growers investigated the railroads' Lethbridgc. 1 As for Hamilton it is be done: There other but lhfi Lethbridge mines were the best by tir. attack upon the street rail- quality and the settlers were depen- way. There may be inconveniences dlng upon lhem for Thc and dangers in the .international or- ernmcttt proraised .tho mine owners ganizafien nf Labor. But wx> also poJ.ce protection to have the mines and j difRcult_to wo how any American in- sources of supply in 'the tcrest nr corporation could bencSt control of tho coal business, onc-e they hvive th3 evidence memor- the Railway Commission and the House of Commons through their members on this subject. other things the government should put, coal on the free list. It was a national mistake to allow individuals v or corporations" to sec- ure control of the coal mines, well as other public utilities, such as the telegraph, telephone, tho forests, the at the different any attack upon tiro have international organization of employers, and the one surely fcS legitimate a? tha other. It is m- possible to say what tha future may Develop.. but.: we doubt if tha workcd. About 500 tons a day wcro nou. prcxJuccd. if tha transpor .'He vas told there was soma difference of opinion 'between thc Do- aiin'.on and the provincial govern mer.t in this regard. Sir Wilfrid Laurier replied that that tnerc was no such .proposition. did not think that the time had for tha government laj'ing a high hand on private-property. Tne high hand on private property. Tho. ordinary laws of the coiintry ought to NJ suflicicnt to cope with r.n evil. Mr. understatxl that provincial govcrnnwnt have tho posit-ion thtit it wa_s not Tjr them to -net but for this government artel accordingly had bat-r incommun- ic.ition with this.gox'crmivcrrt. Hefore the HOUSC of Commons rose Friday night Mr. Bordcn enquire-1 whether there was nny further infor- mation in regxvrd to the Lethbrklftc strike and where iho Deputy Minister was at the present time. Sir Wilfrid Lauricr replied that there was no further ir.formutton. Border.'asked whether it .was. Sir. King had gone to the States. .Sir Wilfrid .replied that he did notj know, but it was quite possiblc. "Has he gone to confer with thai labor Col. Sam Hughes quired. "What's the harm in that -f helps to settle the Mr. FieW.njr. "I 'think -you sof.d. 'Uixstus, thatj you had n. brother ;in the business "Ye'h, boss, that's right." "What kind of ing. silver.mihir.g, copper "Xo sah:'nj." Fertile Free Press: W. A. Aubiuj general manager of tho Reliance Coal Co., whose mines are miles east of Tabcr, AHa.. in the city this week. Mr. Aubui .stated while hare .thjvt he now ploys GO men. At present the sner are under protest. thoy_hav-i ing returned to work recently after! being, out on strike for a month.j The differences are to be considorcill by. a board arbitration. Mr. Au-1 bin states that thc irt.-n -were called' out by 1he district officers much ainst thc wishes and judgment of rank and file of the men. Toronto It is intolerable that people should freeze while coal owners and miners quarrel over in cases, as in the case industries of this country. Xfllson. B.C.. News: The situation in the prairie provinces occasioned by the failure to secure coal, to-thet prolonged strike at the Loth- of rtreot railways other bridgc has accentuated a utiHtics control should be or at feast should go the length cf deniftml thc covcrnrnent operat compulsory arbitrntion. 'iJon of nublic-owned coal and. for immediate relief, a strong u.ppco.1 is made to the to ;ithnr compel the owners to come to a settlement with their men and resume operations or to take tho mines over and operate them themselves. But whatever the outcome of the present crisis may Herald Advts. Bring Results. Toronto News: There 5s a. strong undercurrent of protest activity of American unioij organ .zers in thc strike at Fernie in Brittsh in that at Lcth bridge in Alberta, and in the stroat railway trouble TIamiHon. Natur- ally the suspicion cnv-lbB. the lesson it JLcachcs not ploying mtcrems across the borUeribe lost sight of. ERher e in order to suspend the op- must be provided -in thc form of some meosnre of compulsory arbitra- tion or the government miist under- take thc operation of coal belonging to the nation, not for pur- poses of competition with private concerns but to guard against fuel famines consequent upon Industrial disputes. erations of in Canada. and so to benefit American corpor- ations. It has to however, that fcenemlly strikes are declared by n. local union. And that the officer doen not np- pcar, conciliatSon and ncgot Become necessary. Of course, a strike cannot' declared withouttho approval of the chief officers of an international body, but imagine M. S. McCarthy, Jtf.P., for Cal gary, is'seriously ill. Essentials of good bread are just a good oven and Purity Flour. Produced entirely from the choicest Western Canada Hard Wheat. -That's, why-.Purity Flour makes most delicious bread with least trouble. in Great Domiaion Mills R co Ootfvrtch and Drar.4on ;