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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta AtMIITA, tATURDAY. DICtMMH H. IM. Capital, tof art Are Yoi _____ ___ Kow, when money m Carter than at any other are you laying by much you should Optfl t Stvtefl AtttVfe with the Union Bank of Canada dcpoett, as often you can, any ftum frnm'.jtiuoo up, ud watch your balance grow. There's suiisfacliou -and security ialt. Interest at the highest current rate is paid 4 times a year. ICooey be withdrawn at any lime, without notice. LCTH8RI DOE BRANCH: J. R. Hie World of labor dttei Caifuiiiiiirt Tipw of iajtftat to Yam VICTORY FOR THE UNION. Vancouver, B.C., Dec. signal victory was won by the Stonecutters' Union, of yictdria, in the Aent today in thi.- suit of Graham1 vs. Knott, the latter being the secretary of the union. In effect the decision relhv'os any trades union of liability to an applicant who refuses to sub- mit to a test for admission to the union, .to secure frnplo uient result-of his refusal t comply with the union conditions. They can threaten to strike if he employed, so fora? him out. oi vorky as they did in this case, and still not be liable. FOKGED FATHER'S NAME. Ont., Dec. Malcolm, a youug firnier from East Zorra, lias been committed for tria on a charge of having forged his 'a ther'ii name to joint notes for ove Bail was fired at The editor of Jron Moulders' Jour- nal, J. P. Frey, referring to high dues, makes the following interesting ment: "We incy dues' to the horse-power of an automobile. A four-horse power auto will good 'headway ou. smooth- and level struts. the roadster will carry a w5th Judge Willis, in the Old Country credited with the statement that 'uiau is no good tor work till he is fifty. This ought to cause much contentment among tho younger "Weaiy. Willies" who will doubtless decide not to start work till they- can jive the world their best. THE Bank EaUblished 1855 HEMOffKX MNTftEAL lam Fid 07 in Canada AgeuU correspoodentB in all principal cities and towns in the United States. some degree of speed roads, but the forty-horse tour- ist will take Us passengers any- where over the roughest roads, up the steepest hills, and through the worst mud holes.- So witli, dues. The union with low dues has only small power; medium dues H can move- along with, some degree of suc- cess iu normal times, but the h dues trades unions can weather every storm and overcome every which can Place Your Orders for OWING ....WITH.... JUS. HUME DR. J. H. RIVERS, Reflected Mayor of Raymond. with its reserve energy, be raed-.whe-u" the crisis CQUAUS, and can be depended upon to see th'ei it encounters brought to successful termination." McClure'a magazine for November contains an interesting .interview with. Samuel Gompers. Pr3sident-of she American Federation of Labor, by George Kibbe Turner. Under the heading "Business: has no Property Kight in the followiug ap- "What is this right to do business and how is it interfered with-by The Spanish bull-fighters struck for an increase in the number of. their weekly doubloons; this spir- it of trades unionism threatens to knock the romance out of even the most ancient and hoiiorable profes- sion: Saskatchewan Labor Realm has gone-out of business for a mouths at least. In u note to subscribers; the editor said that the step reh dered necessary as a consequence oi the hard times experienced by the workers in the city during the past year, which precluded them from giv- SMNU MM II an account. lutereti allowed from date o! depo- sit at highest current rate. A general banking tronaacted ELECTRIC LIGHTING Etetricbili TdtplMB fcton P.O.Box4l? 266 Hdrit fin All Kinds of Electric Wiring Done by an Efficient Staff of First-class Workmen itrtrt fccdml ABOUT fe Haw's COUNCIL support necessary to the existence of the paper. With the outlook for 1909 being very prom- ising, it is to be Kpped that 3ro. ...The famous western breezes of Southern Alberta aided and abetted ThVae are manufac- tured in Vancouver, B.C., of the Kiln-dried Lumber, in most up-to-date designs. S. A. Spencer Cardston AUa. Peat will once again be enabled to [by Marconi of Southern Alberta with publish his bright and breezy paper. wire to. catch, the waves of sound President Gompers in the conven- tion of the American Federation, of Labor, declared that if he were found guilty and fined in the contempt pro- rtedings pending againW, him in Washington, he would go to jail be- fore he would pay his fine or allow have brought to and me re- ports of doings in the city council and at a public meeting on day evening. Dcd is glad to know that the council toot my advice and appointed a building inspector 1 Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 Picture W. H. FAIRFIELD, sssst- }right, of course, otherwise would be no legal ground -which! would entitle-an employer to secure an injunction. The manufacturer has his plant, his machinery, and his raw material. These are protected, and they have their only "practical protection through the efficieny of the officers of the criminal law. There is just one way in which the striking laborti1 can restrain, the business of I his iurougu liis labcr -sup- ply. Has an employer any property in the labor power of any working- man? None whatever; if he had it would spell slavery.. The law "is un- hesitating on this point. Then how can. he enjoin a labor union or its officers from calling a strike? If they remove, all-his laborer'they are re moving nothing that belongs to him How can he enjoin strikers from in ducing men who have- taken theL places to leave? By no entitlement he has property rights in the labor of these men. How. can he prevent laborers in. any the Federation to pay it for him. There is a' movement oh. the part f a number of labor unions to elim- nate from their respective constitu- ions the clause which bars the dis- union of politics at meetings of he organizations. The leaders in. this direction assert that they are moved o this, action by the changed condi- tions in the country, and demand that mch a step must be taken for -the setter protection of organized labor the pun but I really could not' help it being so close to Nova Scotia. If Dad and I home- this last week I would have advised him to call a public meeting for the dis- cussion of the issues of the day. El- ectors tp-: have.; some of what in the mischief they are voting for and would be to go to a city public meeting to find out. Seme how or other they have got the idea thai- when the Trades and Labor guess Chief Fowier will do alright. Council calls a meeting it is for. the :Ie may not" be a practical builder purpose of giving the kickers a chance but ho what a building ought to .get-tKef kicks aired publiciy. And the great body of the people don't want to spend on evening listening to to be from a fire stand point and that; is all any of us csire. There would not bo enough in it for any- body if the jobs were separated as I] am mighty sure that there is not a builder 'in. the city who would'under- take to give his time to inspecting buildings for a mnntii and it would not bo possible to get a fire chief for that money. hope the a lot of petty grievances that hav as much to do with, the general af fairs of this city as the fight ou rooster had last su-amor has_to d with the women suffrage fight in Eng- land. Candidates ought to place their views before the people and thc citj- should give'them an ppportunity. The of union print- ers in the United States and Canada show an approximate of and an average wage of something like ?70 a month for the membership. One .of the most important steps taken by the carpenters is the- adop- tion of.the old age pensions system, designed--to-provide for members in- capacitated from active work through old .age or "accident. Under the plan a year will be paid t-o those who qualify accorclir.g to ..the -provisions The new President of the Lethbridge and- District Agricultural Society. t assembling, from proselyting? There is absolutely no theory but one that makes him I of the plan. FOUGHT ABE ATTELL. a party in any. way to. these trans-[ Los Angeles, Dec. Wolgast, j of 'water a day. theory thai he has a I of Milwaukee, outfought Abe Attell, an uuthority that Get our PRICES .theory property right in the labor of the; men who work for him. It is on this theory and no other that the courts have continually enjoined the work- ers from interfering with an ployer's right to do business. on W. W. Handford THE PHOTOGRAPHER Corrugated Iron Galvanized ivnct Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying elsewhere We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding goods in stock DINER'S INHUMING CQMPkKY Office and Factory Cor. IQDH and SOT STREETS Telephone; 153 Yard, Sritk St. Piwne 195 em- This is' n theory of slavery, and organ- ized labor will never stop fighting .it featherweight champion, .before the Pacific- Athletic Club last night. The building'inspector will be given power to prohibit the- erection of shacks alongside of good buildings.- Some- thing ought to be done in that res- pect. Thc amount of municipal wisdom displayed by some of the aldermanic candidates is appalling to Dad and he is almost seared to death at the prospect of sitting in council with men who know so. much more than he does about city affairs without even being around the city er the council chamber. whfcLhfcr or not he ought not to write the secretory-treasurer and tell him. to tell the engineers not I to pump over forty thousand gallons He has the word of two thousand gal- lons a year or five gallons a day is enough for a family and that in- ELECTRICIANS Dealers in Electrical Fixtures, Shades and Lamps Motors and Dynamos Bells, and A Geaertl Wirtaj and Contracting Easiness Done j fight wt-nt ten rounds .with, no official dustries are wasting water. I think decision permitted under the law. Ue will order the people to use dish Wolgast rushed the fighting in every round, backing Attell all around the ring, and landing frequently heavy swings to the jaw and stomach that the champion severely. water for baths and factories to aad tell the mines catch their waste and use it never again. If the people do this thirty thousand gallons will supply their needs while ten thousand will keep thc industries going (if t'hey run a circuit That will .be a until it- is abolished. It is our contention that what Is ifir, to do alone does not become unlawful when he does it j _____t _..______________ in combination. The strike and tivjhas communicated to Ottawa'the hali a milhon boycott nothing more- than the! formation that the Imperial ___ ENGLAND SATISFIED. Ottawa, Doc. 11 -Lord saving especially as the city is pump- Xmas Presents Hand Painted China McKENZIE ROY Electrical Dealers _ and Contractors Redpath St., Lethbridge, Aita. Phone 204 oi the economic right, of freeman to deal or not to deal with another Just as he Em- ployers of labor have exactly the .sain'- right. An employer can .'md does dis- charge- ii workman for any reason hei tor the color of his eyes, or hi? religious faith, or his political We demand the right to strike on the same right" to j strike for any reason we please. Tint organized labor is not free to strike as it chooses. As a matter of fact the courts give forth such a chaos of different opinions that it is impossible to secure any clear ideas j of what we have a right to do. For instance take the ''closed as it is miscalled. tii-s.aje satisfied the mea- sures yhich have been taken to pre- vent the spread of foot and mouth disease in the Dominion from the United States. IS GUILTY. Hamilton. Dec. a Ham- The city does not seem to be gett- ing very much excited over the elec- tions. Everybody knows that Dad wants .yx-ald.-ex-sec.-treas. Bowman j at his right hand for finance minister 1 and it 'is likely that pretty nearly ev- erybody will vote for him for Dad's sake if not for his own. Then Chief Cut GUss Sterling Silver Fancy Goods Leather Goods Ebony Goods Silver Cased Goods Gold and Silver Novelties Fountain Pens Etc., Etc. R. A. Wright, The ilton jury found William Huckle, a Gillespie says there are two hundred private detective, guilty of blackmail- and thirty houses in North Ward or ing George Ireland, in accusing him'about one-fifth of the population is of improper conduct With Miss Cox. north of the track. The people on The jury recommended him to mercy. I this sude have alwajs voted that ev- County Constable John Tieraey, his companion, was acquitted. WHITE BEAR GOATS From Each V Large Selection of Babies Bonnets MrsDouglas' DRY GOODS STORE Westmin- ster Road North Ward The Herald Is After Your Biz Cards Letter Heads Letter Circulars Envelopes P? ograms Statements Receipt Forms Jnjaci, Printing of any kind et us show how it's done Buy Your TRUNKS VALISES and SUIT CASES For Your Holiday Trip from the Lethbridge Saddlery Co. cry generous-hearted soul on the south side will vote for Arthur Fraynft, for! besides being the representative of the North Ward, he is a darn good head and will be a good man to look after the workingmen's end of the business. Outside of these two it is anybody's game and the man who bets on any of thc others against the field is taking a long chance. EXCURSIONS Just as Dad and the rest of the fa- mily were getting on tbo steamer this morning at St. John an awful cloud of dust descended upon tis. The pes- ky stuff smelt like Lethbridge and Dad on examining a brick that blew into his ej'e found it was off the new fire hall and having received a des- patch of Alderman-aspirant proposal to lesson the dust nuisance, he remarked that he would be if he would not support that gentle- man s scheme or any other scheme to keep down tho dust, bricks, and gra- vel and other material that sailed promiscuously between the Rocky Mountains snd the Atlantic Ocean. Something has got to be done as the dust kicked up even by a mild zephyr I docs more damage to the religion of the citizens of Lethbridge than a corps of evangelists can romedy in i their regular February campaign.! This is one of the questions that will Lhave to come up before the new council and the chances are that it [will be a dirty proposition. Excuse Round Trip Fare From LETHBRIDGE To Montreal.-- Toronto Ottawa 56.60 Quebec 61.50 Proportionate fares to many other points in Que- bec, and Maritime Provinces. Chicago 57.50 Milwaukee.... 55.70 St. Louis 62.00 Des Koines 54.00 Sioux City. 53.90 Coun'i Bluffs. 56.00 Omaha 56.25 St. Joseph 58.75 Kansas City 60.15 Tickets on sale daily Dec. 1st to 31st, 1908; return limit three months from date of sale. MINNEAPOLIS ST. PAUL anH THE, WAY OF FAST TRAINS When buying tickets insist upon them reading via North-Western Line Obtain information from your local agent or address: H. S. Collins, Gen'! Agent 420 Riverside Ave., Spokane. ;