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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Christmas Presents Suitable for Ladies! Ebony Mirrors TripUcalc Mirrors Celluloid Mirrort Adjustable Mirrort Brass Mirrors Glove and Haedltercbief Sets in Leather Jewel Boxes Cut Flower Vases Ebony, Rosewood, Satinwoo*! ajitl OiiTowood Hair Brushes. A large variety of Fancy r�ctioneiy. . D. HlfiiilotbaiD Fftoiily and Dispensing dhcmists TELEPHONE 19. NIGHT BELL. DR. P. W. TULLER .^HYSIClAl^ AND SURGEON LCTHBRIDOE Jfflee-Over Oit>� Barter Shop.' Uuatt-11:00 to 13:UU DOOli; 3:00 to $:nbottattm's Drug Store Phono Office 125. Ilousw 04. Office hourK-i> to JX 1.30 to 4.30 p.m., 7 to a p.m. Dts. Mewbum & Galbraith PhyMeiMf Aifstani, Ac��i�ch*t� OiTice-Redpath St. cor. Burdett. Honrs-Before U a.m., 8-3, 7-8 p. m. St^idays-2.30 to BM p. ni. Telephones 41 and 53. F. H. Mii^burs' W. S. Galukaitb M. D. C. M;; Al D. C. M. Pincber Creek Kcbo:-^"ho neurt that ihiQ .strtke at tJin (iiM ininos ttt LoLh'lirklgc ha-s comm to an ond la welcome, tho pity is tliat it had lot conw sooner. For no oUior object appnrently. than to 'satisfy the �n-bition of tho nmbitJoDS livl>or leadar to ttid hiuk in his aWenipt and ntachioory )� >.tii;ip�. No iloiil>t often an'd often tht men rogratleJ tho fjli'.lcc. or at letM the More rca.inna.hU'. t.h'hiliing of Miom. thosa with familios to sup* port, rogrrttad that they could not nam their u&ual wwso. but. held UB-Acr t'iu! terrorism of tho L'nion. they vxsro forcod to remain idle. Ihft it in noittaer with thn .-sult to Wostem Cnnnda at lai'ffelhu.t almost happened, that in son in case* has come %^ry closn to twins rc�ltt� ed. In treeless SaHkatchowan, ia EJastem AUwrta. tho supply of coi^l. none too jtroat. at ihe I> of times owing to tliB niimn �!  uhifh tho dcmond is ycjirly incrca-siiij?, K�ve out and groat loss of proijerty hmf ofCurrerid(}o and othorstrikes hav^ to thank frovidi-^noe that th'jV have not Ikvi: the moans wheneh.V many lives woiv lost. In sonvpLaoM when coal was o.vhaust�l, grain, hay and straw wore uswl and nutny farmers were rcduood to the njco.isity oi tearing the lumber oil parts of Ih.-ir houses al'tor they had bui-nt tlio nut Sjuild.nsK in order to keep thomi'folvos -and familifK from star.ving t� doaUl in the cold snap at tho middle o! last month. Tho local OovornmarA.s in vain, at first, ondeavoUHl to settle the Jlisputc l>ctwwn the Com -p.any and the Unions, and it was only after tho interference ty the Dominion '-n the strike that it wasat last adjiL-Jbcvl. Kvon now the dis  press is not all relieved ami the Government is .still commandoaring cars and trains for the purpose of delivering coal to the various dis'tricts in need of it. Oovornmont Ownership tis loolwd apon'by sonic as a mania, a Utopian dream imposshble of achievement Hut could there i� any argument in favor of it than what has just occurred in this maMer of tho coal shorlago? It has cmiie lo this, 'that it is time that every of the people shall recog-niwj that it has duties towards every ofhor cIixhh and that no class sh.all ho. aMoweil to endanger the !ive.�i of other citizens by any action. It nrnkes no difference that that action may 'bo legitimate tn the eyes of tho law, it makes no differenre that .ly tiak'ng the power to strike out of the hands of the working man the Oovcmment may bo interfering with that per -sonal liberty of the individual which is tho proudest of a British subject; that may Iw the fact, but we must consider the greatest good for Ihe number, and unless the ma'aion Oovcmment brings into offwt a lav for compulsory arbitration qf alwr matters, it will th�n bo well for it to .seriously consider the c.\-propriation and oiieration of coal mines by tho people for the paoplij. thus prolong tho conflict. Mr. Kin,{ draftod virtually the saux; torin.s ina form that Iw thought tho men would acct'pt, and his expectations won* ful-lUlcil. In goins to Indianapol.s to treat with the business rmanager!! of the union he showed good judgmcr.t. a Judgment fully warranted by the results. He would have l)con equally Justified in going to IndlompoHs to treat with th� bufJ.ness mam^gers or owners of the mineo if by so doing he saw a prospect of savin? a.i '-'ii OS a day 'in compretlng the negotiations. Some of our nwnos are owced by Americans. Howe are manoge Americana, and so are some of our unions. Both mine owners ar.d mine workers prefer to �Aaose whom they pic��a to manAgc' their affairs and negotiations. 1( eitlu^r make miirt�ke8 they will suffer, inj others will suder incident a'I v Out whatewr opinion may be hold as to the wisdom of th� men or of thctninc o\'-n�i)^ trusting their business alTttira to American nuiiiasers. there can to no doubt as to (fa� wisdom of Mr. King in.hurrying the negotiations and going after the m?n he desired An lriKhma;n leaned over the coun-^ tor in a J are no oflidial duties more carefuUj looked after by.the alert fault-&ndcr than those of the Labor bepartmcnt. Tha Oovernmont moved in the m.t.t.-ter Just as soon as it was taken up by Premier Scott, rremafure action on the strength of irresponsible protests mtgbt have l.'ssened tlK> chnncM of reaciwng ah agreement. The sot-ret of success is in choosing t.h� right moment and in actins with energy, fineness atvd di.screL'.on. To |je sure, he did not noed to sohj Prtrru-dent Miitchell, "but he was ready to confer with him -had it t>3en neccs -sary. Mr. King has every rea.son to foal proiKi of his succes.s. Bourtce Cockran his Congressman W'. was narrating in San ^Francisco experience in the far oast. "But we made tho best of it, " ho said of a sample mishap. "Wc? were like the Olo\'ersville widow. "This woman's husband, a glove finisher, died; and so inconsolable was t)>e poor lady that �he spent $:i,riOO on a granite shaft, inscribing on the base thereof: " "My grief i.s so great that I cannot bear it.' "Before a yotir, hod passed, haw-ever, her grief had sufficiently fadi^d to allow her to marry a j'oun|gi,gilov� stitcher. "She sent a stonecutter to 'he cemotery a few days before the weil-ding and caused him to add to the ' inscrii�tion on the shaft the single i word: � '.\lone.' "-New York Tribun.!. SOLE AGENTS Nothing Nicer as a Christmas Gift than a Box of Candies ^ A consignment of ^Vebb's and Ganong'a jnat io, also a big ^ assortment of Jacob's Fancy Biscuits, including those okl favorites, "Palo" and "King's Own." SHERLOCK, FREEMAN & CO TELEPHONE 2t - , Fcmle tjodgier:-While a choap and turbulent press is proclaiming  U-tory over these men bjj corporations whoso directors boast that corpor -ationa have no sools, the premier oi a province, by his despatch, openly proclaims to the world that thiiso union men htvve souls of the heroio, honest, upright kind, which can be reached by an appeal on behalf ot the n{�dy. An orgnni7.ation ofliccrod hy men ] who can mavl and oVercon*e such cir-' cumrougttt to Wght many things with witich people vvera unacqiiaintod, 'hut which will ha much better understood hereafter. The exact terms of tho settlement of the Ijothbriilge strike are not as yet known, but tliat the men have come out of it .n better shape, and with much belter credit than basilia company oppo.sed to thom is made certain by I�reniier Scott's tiolegram. Mother, if I should df.c, would 1 so to heaven?" �'Ves, dear, I think so." "If you should dit-, would you go to heaven?" "Why, my dear, " 1 hope so." "Well, I hofje so. too. It would be awful for mo up there to be pointeend-ed upon immt'diate and absolulo rest So shattered are Mr. Hyman's ner-vee that ho cannot even lift a glass ot water to his lips. All businean matters are withheld from him-, and lie is not allowed to receive any letters. This serious n^'a has arou��d among Mr. Hyuian's friends th>> ut -most concern, but they are hopeful that the treatment prescr.bed a-ill. result in an early improvement. **** TRY WM. OLIVER --FOR-- ^ Everything required in the epnstruction of a Building, Lumber and aU kinds of MiU Work Do not send all your monev to Calgary and Cranbroolti ^ Help to build up Lethbridge and a local industry by patronizing Oliver's Planing and Lumber Mills. Office, Yanls and Factory-Corner Round and Bompas Streets Teleplione 153 4t.i�,^,^i,ii,^ih^4i>^^yj^4i '8x��>ao�#�otaataaa>t� Dts. DeVebcT & Campbell Physicianf and Surgeons Offices-Ott block. 'Phone 148. DR. B. JACKSON DKNTI8T George R o g e rs LUMBER The Old Reliable Yartl North of Freight Shed, Widest Choice Higliest Grades Lowest Prices Drs. McClure 4t Stewart HUROtoN DSNTI8TS OiTice-J. D. Higinbotham'a new block. Office Hourt-9 a.m. to 12 n. 1 p.m.to5 p.n). -YARDS AT- LETHBRIDGE. RAYMOND. STIRUNG TABOR. It Will Pay You To See Oiu Stock Before BuyijgEls*>wherB. A. W. McVlttle Dominion Land Surveyor Will devote his entire time during the summer to laying out new townaites. Contract piicen uu application. ' UrOffice at the Coaldule Hotel, Lethbridge. Graduate Northwestern University Dental School, Chicai'o. Office-Ott Block, W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. OFFICE,   ROVTBABD BLOCK THE SIKIKE STOPPEIl. niCJ ORDEH OF OARS. Toronto fJiobe:-The people of the West, threatened with terrible hardships through a lack of coal, .ind more conoemc'd than t'lio union on tho one hand or the mine owners* on the other, are thankful to Mr. W. I.. Mackenzie King, Dojiut.v Minister of Labor, for having adopted the oesr avoiila'blo niean.s for bringing tin-strike to a speedy settlement. Th>' case showed the power of wise i-ation. The mine own3rH issued nn ultimatum couched in terin.s that were irittating to the men and certain to arouse thoir antagonism and W. SHAW, Painter & Decorator Agent for Empire Wall Paper Co., Agent for S. P. Nelson & Co.'s Windowphanie, the modern trans-lucent glass decoration. Leave orders at Lethbridge Hotel. Money to liend on Town and Farm Property J. E. ALLEN Architect and Superintendent RAYMOND  . ALBERTA. B. C. MOORE Funeral Direct t and Embalmer Office-Next to Pro�l:yterian Church. Office Phone 102. Residence 130, Lethbridge. Lodge Ho. H. r. T. BREWER Funeral Director and Emljalmer LETHBRIDGE. AliBERTA BE SURE YOUR MORSi FEEDS WEU For Dentiatrv, (Veterinary and Surgical Work, call ou .. Dr. F. W. J. MmUm. UthkMic GrMluaia of Toronto Vatarloary Col. Ordws latt �t Htcis)wiltam:s �tere. Htum In Oddfellnwii' Hall every Friday tvralDK at f. so o'clock. VIMIIpe welbrcn arc alwa*a rrtcome. . R. J. Eraser, C. V. Bennatt. k.ti. Itec.ace WILLOW BRANCH REBEKAH LODGE, NO. 2 Hveta In rdnrellowa' Hall e cry aceoDd and fourth Tburaday. Vlaliora always welcome. lira. J. Stafford, Annie Davies tl. H. nec. Sec. Tlie duck who tickles my fiwt r.nd makee me laugh is the wisa guy who could sot/tie tlio .strike in a holy Jumping minute. He drags you out of harm's w.ty, and when he gets you into a i^ood safe retreat he takes you by iho throat, and banging you up ngainM a walk, talks thusly: -But why .should I indict on the people I love (for I lox-e my reader^)! this fellow's harangue? He could sottle this striko in jus't one-half second, but nobody will listen to him-but they won't listen to 1 him-sc�?-understand? He chews the end of his five-cer.t cigar niwl lots ashes (all on^our uv.-ercoat. Hy says: "'Sense n>e, sir," and proceeds to sweep you ol). Biiit I can't Ivolp liking this fellow. Ho isn't a union-man; no.ther is he a strike-breaker; but he (umishee the note of comiody in this tragedy. What tiicklos nie in tlwt itc is .-o dclightttilly ignorant of the lav .itid the centre of the thing. If you hapficn to be a drinking man-wlUch God forbid!-you ill find him k)cc|>ing the bar from fall -ing over, and telling a charmed iind interestod audience how ho would put an end to the .strike. If they applaud, if they ngrae with him, ten to one he will buy the drinks. It makes him fool as a groat politician must feel whoK ho is buying boow> for the thirsty electorate. Ho has a happy con-sciousness ol doing the right thing �it the psychological moment. And whan he .goeth away, with his little old cigar ir.' the corner ot his mouth.they all say: "There's the duck who could .^el -tie the strike!:'-The Khan in the Montreal Herald. Winnipog. Dec. a.-The Canadian Northern Ra'Jlivny Company has let or '.s letting contracts for over four and a half million dollars' worth of ^equipment. This statement was I was made on Saturday afternoon ly !�. B. Honna, Second Vioe-Presldent of the company. Continuing. Mr. Hanna stated that Ihj C.N.R. has .secured practically the whole output of all the Canadian factories tillne.vt autumn. The contracts which .have been l�t to date amount to 84,283,-070. They include seventy-fiw lo -corootivee, 2,01.5 freight cars of tU classes, and fifty-nine pa�sen,fttny of Cobourg, Ont., and ihe Canada Car Company, Montreal. A few of the slceiilng car� are being built in the United Stotes. I B E E r WE are selling more beef by the quarter than e\er before. Nice three-yoar-old steers. Buy your bepf now. while it is in prime condition. D . Burns & Co. Imperator Hams and Bacon. Telephone iil. B C E r RKDUCE PAS.SENOF.n RATK. A. EASTON & coil MANUFACTnilEBS OF HARNESS. SADDLES. AND GENERAL HORSE FURNISHINGS AND DEALERS IN TRUNKS AND VALISES. MITTS. GLOVES; ROBES. WHIPS. TENTS. AWNINGS. WAGON COVERS. HAY AND GRAIN. ETC. 1 CouN Star of UllibrM|c. No. 8095 A. O. F. MrrtN Ul and 3rd Hon-diiy* lo eiieb mnnth ai R p. IT,, in OrtdfrDowa Ball. RO'iiid 6>. Vl.ltlng brctb-reo cordially w. lewne. J. E. PROCTOR, C. R. A. M. RITCHIE, SEC F>dmonton, Pec. 7-F. T. Fisher, secretary of the Board of Trade, received a letter yesterday from the secretary aS the railway commission of Canada stating tliat the C.P.R. wilt reduce tiie standard passenger rtttroval of their .standard rate of four cer.ts and tho roiilway comnilssion refused, hereupon the railway agreed to'adopt f-i cent rate. bf-EIS WASTED H. S. Allen of Raymond says that owing to the lack of help and the recent storm over 400 acres of boets were wasted. The losers am the Sugar Co., the Union Stock *.'o. and Mr. Wilde. Piles get quick relief from Br. Shoop's Magic Ointment. Remamber Ifn made alone for Pile�-�nd it works with certainty and satisfaet,-ion. Itching, painful, protruding, or blind pile* dl�ap|>ear like magic by Ma use, Try it and see! .Sold by ./. D. Higlnibotharii A Company. AN OLD TIMER -WITH THE- OLD BRANDS op LiqUOBS AND CIOARS IN A NEW STAND Just drop into my new quartern and convince yoiur- "] self that I am up-to.^te. The cleanest and , brightest shop in Southern Alberta. CBO. HOUK ;