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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Taw 4, TUT? LETHBRtDOE DAILY HBBALP LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 W A. BUCHANAN-Managing Director Pub'.th.ri .^^^'^^f'CE-ButlMtt Manager . t�ZT!Ln,i '-"^"ridae Herald Publishing Co.. Ltd., every '^ful evening a, |, office, Sl�th Street. LetHbridge, Alberta, Can. PHONE: Advertising Circulation and Job Depta 12o'2 PHONE: Editorial, . Reportorial, and Newa Dept.- 1224 DAILV SUBSCRIPTION RATES t year delivered ......$4.00 , 1 yaar, by mall 6 mouths dati.v�red %.. |3 00 3 months delivered ... 11.00 1 month- delivered ... XoC. .....l.roo t) monibs, by mall.....|l "O 1 mouth, by mnll........25c. AddroMcs ie)t. focal And district 1 year lu advance .....Il..i0 ( 3 montbs In advanca 6 months In advance ... Tnc ! We. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Medicine Hat-1.M .N'orlhnm Cranbrook, 8. C.-Bealtje & Atclilnson. Claresholm-O. L. Rolnvckii. Diamond City-IJIuniond City Onig Co. Vancouver. B. C. - World Wide N'ews Co. Minneapolis-Urcnii & Brown 210 �th St. Spokane-The .lamieson News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. Also on all C. P. R. Trains Lsfhbridge-Red Cross Oriig * Book lore. .I.G. Ilobert- son & Co., lackson & ('ope. .Mexnndra Hotetl,, I'eoplt'S l)r\ip Store. .Macleod-Young & Co . R.W. Hamilton Pliicher Creek-K. .1. Mitchell. IJ L. .McCrea. Taber-Weatlake Bros Cardston-.Mberta Drug & Book Co Ferrie. B. C-Perry Be.il. has been the output q( coal during that pi-rioO? Ml ('tot hers: : X(i official Infonniitlon haa been rec'lvcil. 1! .Vo rt'iiirns have been made. giii'.ii()ns liy .Mr. UuohKnan. .\i. \'.: 1 l.iid ilie .Minister of the Interior inal>i' a gtateinent to the .Medicine Mat �i'linij on l)i'lober 27 last, to the cf-feel iliai "tho coal strike Is now a Ihinu Hi the past and tho men will go back 1(1 work at once'" LV Is ihe .Minister of Unbor aware thai on (ictober 27. the Crow's Nest Pass I'Oal Co.. !U Pornle. it. C, posted no'ices to the effect thai the strike was settled, ami the men co\il(l return to work" ;! Was the company warranted In posting sii has mn informed Ihe government as in the grounds for posting any such miiicr 4. Nb. o. No.= By following iliis scries of iiuestions and the answers it will bo seen Ihat the .Minister of Labor was very evasive. There way no outright claim that tlie strike was settled at the time the Tory pi-ess boa.s;e(l about it. That Is very clear. OUR POINT OF VIEW ills Worship .Mayor Hatch. Its all over. Everybody cheer. THK ItESJI.T of the Mayoralty con-lesi was close, so far as .Messrs. Hatch and Stafford were cou-cerned. The Herald did not, champion the cause of either man editorially, therefore we cannot crow. The Herald believed that both men. having the same plaitonn. >'i her one would be acceptable anu it remained with the best organizer to get there. The majority of the business men were apparently The Givic Elections Isident of the Uoui-tl of Trade, and the 1 Herald believes the bringing of the Dry I'-arming Congrei.^ had much to do with hiy election. Ills Worship .Mayor Hatch will preside over the destinies of Lethbrldge In perhaps the most importanl year in the hlsiory of the city todate. He has opportunity, and the Herald feels confident that he will tpake good. The aldermen elect are eminently .satisfactory to the Herald. There was back of Mr. Hatch, judging by the voteja lengthy list of aspirants and a nura- nt the City Hall and the Fleetwood Sch'ool. The working men are 'oiujpos- bor of good men were left at home. Some of them 'will yet sit at the couti- .Now then, line up bridge. and boosi I.eh- Kvcrv (lefeaied candidate, will rejoice it the new council makes good. lis to be a I..ethbridge year, daliug front .lannary I. .It's coming. .\ott, then, get busy on ilie street railway. Noi'h l.ethbridgo has sent one of the filiest men in the city to the council board. .Mr. Stafford got tlie bulk of the work ing man's vote. , Well, if all were not pleased with all Ihe men elected, all were at leas': pleased with the result of the vote on the street raihv.ny bylaw. Now, gentlemen, see thai ihere is no delay in building the road. He� our Window In Dominion Block (Corner) for Nnaps hi farm and flly |iro|�ert.yi CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING: '} room hnvk hou.xo on lot 37 1-2 x 125 t'oel. semi-inotlern. on 17th St. North, onlv 'S22oO.OO. |20() casli will hniullf: halance iirrangeil, or \vill rent stini�> �t 120.00 per month. '/ 50 X 12.5 IVet on Aslinicad 8t.. hetwoen Conrtland and London. $2000. |>8 It. 7 in. X 112 i-2 ft. U\asy terms. / v Trackajie lots I'roni 18000 each up. 100 at 10 lann with good house, at -$2400. $500 Imndlcs, lipTancc ar- ranaed.. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 The public library vote was pleasing, and a fine structure should be well under way early nex'. summer. Let there be coiupetition for the plans and let the building be an architectural gem. .Now tliat the contest is over, do not let the radial railway proposal drop-I Iveep the scheme alive. It would I mean much to this ciiv and should Herb vSkeilh made a groai ytan in ; paying [u-oposition- liis civic career. If he measures up to | _ expe( tations he will be Mayor in a very | few years- ed to predominate in North Leth-jcil board. The Herald is pleased that bridge, and .Mr. Stafford led there. .Mr I the retiring .Mayor. .Mr. .\danis. Stafford had nothing to be ashamed of I was elected, and heartily congratulates! in his vote, .ind doubtless will accept ] .Messrs. Skoith. Willamaon and .Mrd,"."' ""'�S' " the verdict of the people wiili becom-lon their success. Three new andl'^" '""^ satety valve, ing grace j bright men have been added to the' The Herald rongraiulaips ihe con-; council, and they will make good, flueror. and bt'.ieve.s he will make a i The .street railway bylaw carried most cfficieiu chief magistrate. ihandsomely. and it will he the duty of The coming year is to be a Leth-'ihe new council to lose no lime over The Board of Trade should ask Hon. .\rchie MclA'an to build the Diamond ~ I City bridge, so thai an electric rail- In Alderman-elect Airil. Ihecily has ,;,y could be accommodated, a cautions, canny gentleman who will , not stand for wasting money, lie wi tine in every .'167 persons in Ontario is a lunatic, and more money is spent in ki^eping up asylums than for any Has any one here seen our oUl col-iother public; purpose. W'e hud a lege friend Davy King." 'hunch, that "jhe province had a crazy --- 'tendency politiciiJiy. hut no one dream- The �also raus'at least have tlie sat-i ed of i' being us bad a-3 the provin- bridgeypar. The new .Mayor is a boost j the prellmlnarle.s, and see that every ; isfaction of knowing that they have.cial health officer pictures it. J^oor or. and will certainh do all he can to liolp the forward inoM;meni along. .Mr. Jiatch achieved splendid results as pre- effcTt will be made to have the cars running when the Dry-Karniing Congress is in session. escaped the rc-oponsibility. Rogers* Strike Settlement WHK.N Hon Kooert liogers con-(you his most cordial congraiul.iiions eluded his conference w-,.h |on the splendid success resulting from the miners and operators al|your efforts in the cause of lailuslrial l.ethbrluse late in October, it was de-1 peace in thus bringing to a close uoi Ontario. On a Wholesale Basis I Montreal Herald.! Jt is worth while to bear in mind ,;hat more railwav\s liave not been built ! through tlieir district. The Plncher iCreek district, as^he ^pointed out. is one of tho oldest settled parts of the Province, a district in which a generation born in the country have grown to maturity. The only line of railway raversing the district was built un- clared that he had .settled the strike. 1 prolonged dispute in the western coull.i.at ihe difference between Mr. .1 B,!"*"","" �T''S'"'"ent inade by the Llb-and the Tory press proceeded !o decor-; mines. I am also to request you will .\rcNamaru and the man who "lays fK"^""inie'" ot the Uomln on, iti aie the new Minister of the Inferior kindly convoy tho .M inisters besi wish- for' a "seal." worker with a club, i, i'ace ot tae hottest opo-.ition that could The- Standard "i with bouqncis. . es to both parties, and an expresbion But the strike did not settle as quick'of his desire that the setllenioiil ally as the iiress and Mr. Rogers ex- fecicd may bring a season of exteudi-l pected. The terms agreed upon a-s a prosperity aud good feeling.' " basis of settlement had been agreeil |t is noi a fac; the western cool upon iKifore .Mr. Rogers visited l.H'h- �trike continued for weeks after liu; bridge, lie had nothing to do wiih |.\iiiiiater of Labor liad congratulated gettlnp the parties down to 9U(-h a,the .MIniyier of tiie Interior oi; his liasts. The general belief is that a.splendid success in settling If.' kind political friend had him sum-| , |.,^, tiie government^ t.een ad-moned to be present at peacemaking ^.j^^^^ ,y eiU.e,- of 'the parties it.ieresi-festivities which had been arranged g, j,, ahead of time. led ^^.^env , -Ihe presence of l^ohert. M.e much-^ , ^.^^ Minisier of Labor, instead ot the .Minister of tiie hailed iioacemaker, didn't bring aiuim-medlare settlement. "The strike is *iof.led. " ihc Torv organs declared laie In Di'toiier. hui It was nearly a month laipr before 'he men returned to work 111 'ho mines. is it possible ihai liie Minisler visited l-eihbridge to try lo get some glory for tlie Tories to use at the bye-olec-�inn at ihut imo'.' Was ihe premature settlement of the strike Intended to influence the electors? Tlie Hon. Robert Rogers is not as-miuiing any glory now for the settle-ttient of the itrika, .V niiniber of uuesiion? concerning ihe settlement were asked in the J louse of Commons by .Messrs. War-uock and Buchanan, but the replies were so evasive that it was ovideni I'^ial the bcH.stings of Ihe Tory press � nir.n h or so ago were not warrant, ed. Is i- worth Inierior. try to settle ihe said -ii ;;e'.' .�\njwer by Hon. Thus. W. Cru'herH; 1. No. 2, .\fier the basis of seiilemenl was reached some time was required to refer it to the various local unions concerned. I! ,al The government has been aU vised that after the referendum the agreement was confirmed. lb) The govurnment U advised that the mines will be re-opened .Monday, November 'in. . . I. Th� course thought the wisest Was adopted. (Question by Ur. Warnock, M.I'.: for � purely a mathematical one. .Samara was a wholesaler. -Mr. .Mc- be put up by the party to which Mr. iKommis belongs. The Liberal government of the pi-ovlnce now proposes to ; drive another railway through the dis-Job Huntera Persistent itrict from north to south and from ihe lOiitawa Fi-ee Press.i appearance of things it is lo be re- i'romier Bordeu says he has receiv- warded by as vigorous hostility from ed deputation-s on the way to lunch.; Mr. Kemmis asi his friends gave the while eating his lunch, and on che way 1 Liberal government at Ottawa which from lunch. When deputations inter-1 secured the building ot the Crow's fere with lunch, cut out the lunch. i.Nest Pass road. Is the sovornuiont aware that on .No-vumbor U, tho supply of household coal in Lfithbrldge city as well as o h-or parts of the-west, was Inadequate, while publl-shiiig lhety,.|,p householders nuastions and answers for. the enllghi-1.jpalerB had not ordered in ad-enment of the public in this district"; ,l,j,jr Immediate needs, in the .Here ihey are: hy^Wof that the strike had been settled Question by Hon Chas Murphy: | ,,y ,M,,i8te,. ,f ,, |,e Interior, when Presumptioua Taft s ,taxes should liaVe a voice in the way that they are siieui. That Is right and Mr. Kemmii Is Consistent fair. I ladmonton Btilleilu.i The differeiil districts have the op- .Mr. Kemmis, .M.I'.P., for Pinchcr'portuniiy of organizing into municl-Creek, voiced on Thursday the dis-ap- palllies and we believe that they will polntment of the people of his riding |take advantage of It at an early day. OWNERS OF .4. c^rningside Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock BuUding P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 '*Just for a Joke ** "How romantic she is!" "What do you mean?" "She still thinks it possible to fall in love with a poor man." Dead ITncle Kzra-How's buaiuess in'.New York, Bben? 'Uncle Kben ilately returnedl-.\w-ful dead. 1 was on Broadway one day and I didn't see a single load of hay moving anywhere. He Can't "Before you were married you said that you couldn't do enough for mo." "Well, 1 guesB that time has iirov.jd that 1 wa^ right." Too True She-There la one State, at least, where women can do the bosaing without the ballot." He-Which one might that he, pray'? She-The state of matrimony. 1. Has the attention of the govern-nieii'i been directed to the following despatch published by tho .'.lontreal Star oil October liS. I'.M I; he visited l,ethbridge on or about October 27? Mr. Crothors: The government is aware ihal there has been some �hort-Strike of the Western .Mine-is Set- i"^r �' household coal at various points tied at Last. j'" becauso of Industrial dls- "Hon. Robert Rogers Obiains t"om-! '� nilning indiisti"y. but High Valuation "Is bis fiancee fond of blm?" asked Maude. "I should say io," replied .Maymie. She thinks as much of him a.? ihe does of her ongagoraenl ring." Handsome Catalogiie frcB! Our new Chrwtmas catalogue Is now ready-and ia yours for 'the asking. It contftina 98 pages of Illustrations reproduced lit colon, of Diamonds, .Tewelrv, Silverware. Out Glass, Leather Oeodi and Noveltiee. A postal card will bring you a copy. We pay delivery charges on all articles purcha�ed from our eata-lugiies. guarantee safe delivery and refund the money It you are not absolutely satisfied. 'We R. A. Wright LETHBRIOGE'S LARGEST JEWELRY HOUSE Eatabllihed 1898, STORE OPEN EVERY EVENING. plete Settlement of Oifficuliy. 'Special to the Montreal Star. "Ottawa. Oct. 28-The western coal strike, which haw been in progress since last spring, and in whlcli thousands of men were involved, has been aeltled. lion. Robt, Rogers, who went west to conduct the negotlft'-lons with tho men, last night, wired the .Minister of Labor: 'Have succeeded In getting full and complete settlement of ptrlke, signed by both parties.'- "The folowing reply was -.teivt lo lion, Robl. Rogers by Deputy Minister ol Labor .Vckland: 'I am directed by the .Minister of Laljor to convey to Opluijijbja since Octobgr .24, HUd rhat thoy are not aware that It was due to the reason assigned. l^iiosllon by Dr. Warnock: I. Is the government aware iha-' there occurred on Nocember '2, at Ferule, B.C., a riot of striking minors? If �o, has Ihe governinPiit been furnished with tho particulars of the sanio. and 'will the government furnish liio House with a aiatemoivt of such par-tlcula'i's? '2. What .number of miners have been ut work lu the coal mines of Southern Alberta and eastern British What to Give the Children .\ \isit 'o our Toy and iJoll Ueparuiiont will solve lliia most perplexing (luestlon. A Wliole Hloi'o I IIUmI with Toys aiul UoIIk That Is'what we liave in our basement. 120f) feet of floor space. lUOO t'eol of shelving, all filled lo overflowing wWh things to make this (JhrlBtinas the roost ioyous one your children have over known. Our stock Is iinmenso. prlcf.t win But', all piirsos. Come early and! make your selections. .'� cipal foreign c(>untrie� is printed on the face of every cheque. ^Thc cheques arc issufd in denominations of $10. $20, $50, $100 and $200. ajjs snd 1 may be pl^tained on applicaUon at the Bank, In cbnnectioi^ with it.s Travellers' Cheques The Canadian Bank of mmerce^haa jssiied a booklet entitled "Information of Interest to thoae bout to travel", which will be sent free to anyone applying fQf it. Uthbridge Jtanch   C. G. K,:Nourse. Mgr. m ;