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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX "MI LETHaniDGv 9AIL.Y MKVAID. MONDAY, BEER AS A FIRESIDE COMPANION uisagrecable weather serves to magnify the comforts of a cozy home during the long winter evenings. Given a good book or magazine to while away an hour or two in the warmth of the fireside and one can easily forget that there are sucn things as work and worry. Now is the time to provide the home with a case of Alberta's Pride Bottled Beer A bottle or two of Alberta's Pride beer during the evening lends an added comfort and cheer. You will enjoy it, your family will like and your friends will appreciate your hospitality in serving it to them. Alberta's Pride beer smacks of the right of ingredients and the right kind of brewing. Lethbriilge Brewing Malting Co., ltd. Phone 79 AMONG CANADA'S WAGE-EARNERS Thought Cinders Pkked Fron the Path Of Labir-Actmties Somnarized and Recorded For Tbcse Wfeo Do the World's Wwk Why can't the Trades and Laboi council arrange for a series of -ad- dresses to working-men during the winter months? Most union men hear littie or nothing about the undorlyJ i ing principles of the international la- jbor movement from platform syeak- The easiest way to get informa- tion that can be retained is to hear i so income speaking on it. Progress is UiM.rned by and iwrsistent effort. 'Prisoner at the said the partly, pompous and ilorid magistrate. 'You are charged with stealing a a very serious offence in this district. There has been a great ,neal of pigVstealing, and I will make an example of you, or none of us will bf- Daily News. The number of dollars a man gets is nothing, what he can buy with it is everything. To give him four dol- instead of three and he lias to j pay two prices for food and clothing, twols conveniences is to reduce his wages one-third and cut the cost lot" li'-ing in two is to raise them. American workmen have been fooled ;uis trick for generations. They only begun to see in the dazzling of the great fortunes piled un- The revolutionary attitude of Ger- man wage-earners can be somewhat accounted for when it is learned that the new naval budget in Germany is ;ne greatest in the history of the country, calling for not less. than SlV'.w'MJ.OOO for the year laio. All of which will niore than needed "ut home" to. keep the rebellious workers the subjection of cor- porate property und the profit sys- tem. H 111 I I II II II I II Ml f i M 1 1 1 1 IN I 1 IIII t M I I I i i I M Thorold -Rogers has shown that in tier protection. These represent the liiiTerence between the raise cfjjiours or less. wages and that of prices. Labor Vvorld. -Duluth middle ages the average days of craftsmen in England was eight Since then the tools with which the craftsmen worked have been transformed into gigantic _____ j machines capable of doing a hundred prize was offered by the as iu hours central body to the person taking'as ctie workers centuries ago. part in the Labor Day programme who had the most union label goods. as the workers six centuries These machines have been harnessed i to the energy of coal, water and wind CANADIAN Excursions Singje Fate Plus for the Round Trip From all stations in Ontario, Port Arthur and West. Man- itoba. Saskatchewan and Al- berta, to iOVEii IICTOBI1- WESTS mm 8 Also to OKANAGAN VAL- LEY and KOOTENAY POI NTS- Tickets on sale December 16, 17, 18. 1909; January 21, 22, 23 and 24; February 15, 16, 17. 1910; good to return within three months. A Union Cigarmaker won the prize, i .a uhnul the-strengtu of millions He aad the following labels: servants is at the dis- coat vest, pants, shirt, necktie, col- OI. modern Jet tnese I far. two collar buttons, two sleeve I snorten the hours ot buttons, cuff buttons, belt Ue ufe of then; isocks, shoes and pocket knife. auction tney have been owned by a Uev.- individuals and looked upon as j means, not lessening human toil, but The way to tight is to fight. There OI- increasing profits. is no other way. Cowards and skulk-j _____ the labor ers have no movement at business in all. One cannot without getting hard knocks, for the fight The general headquarters of the international Hod Carriers and Build- ;oyaifl> SCOTCH WHISKY The choicest arid oldest pro- curable.- Shipped and by other fellow is also a fighter. Elsejoig Laborers' Union of America will there would be no fight. A fighter} ue located in Albany, New York, on respects nobody but another fighter.! a.ud after Dec., 1909. All correspond- The man cannot be whipped, intended for International__Un- ion should be addressed to Ernest who -vill fight till his breath stops, who fights the harder the loager the battle lasts, wbe' knows no fear, not even of death, that is the man and the kind of men who always win in the long run. When lives are sacrificed and of widows and or- villard, Box 597, Albany, N. Y. The international election of the United Mine of America will be held uu 1 j.esday next. Dec. 14. President has opposition the iQ Wni. Green, o: O .'.o, but wiH like- Sold by the best Hotels and vrine Merchants everywhere. MC3 PAGNEULO WINE AND SPIRIT CO. Lcthbridge. Alta. SASKATCHEWAN WILL NOT ASSUME TASK Northern Part of Province METHODISTS TO PUT UP COLLEGE Edmonton, Dec. are now under way for the new Methodist theological college which is Of Making Government Report of be erected on the university site, Strathcona, in connection with Al- berta college. The construction of the college will commence in the spring with the object of having the build- ing completed in time for the open- ing of the fall term next year. A site of seven acres has been grant- ed by the senate of the university for a Meuiodist theological college from the 250 acres included in the univer- sity site. The new college -will have a residential accommodation for about 90 students and will have five or six large rooms in which the faculty will carry on their work. Regina, Dec. resolution by Mr. Donaldson which proposed that there should be appointed a commit- tee of the house to inquire into and report from time to time as to the re- sources of the country north of Town- ship 50 was not pressed today be- cause Premier Scott said the duty and expense should be borne by the Do- minion government and he objected to giving the federal authorities any chance to get out of it. During the two-hour debate on the question some interesting information as to the re- sources of the north country came out, all being agreed that north of Township fifty the province possesses 2. heritage of untold value. Mr. Langley gave notice of a reso- lution expressing the opinion that the Dominion government should take over the terminal elevator system. BANK PPOF-T3 Montreal, Dec. Annual re- fort of the Merchants Bans of Cnnadn S n.ws, net for o! with a year ago. Toronto. Dec. annual Irr- port of the Canulin. Hank rf Com- merce for the year show net proi'ts of niOiins and wai. phar.s are heard, it is becoming to carry on an investigation and make a report o t s fl a s But ly-be re-elected by uie coal-diggers. disDensatioa of charity has d a souad business basis. It has scientifically or -acts of Providence." demonstrated that indiscriminate and in a few short weeks the public charity practically amounts to a he awful tragedy. crime, and to absolutely devastating Jin its own "effects upon the poor. Charity is now dispensed by experts who thoroughly understand the busi- ness. Of course the first part of the business is to obtain the necessary funds. This the expert does by is- Hush Peat has resigned the editor- of the Regina Labor's Realm. and the Trades councils, .appointed Tom Molloy as his successor. Mr. Molloy used to write labor news for the P'egina Leader before the advent suing circulars showing the heart- CJLUU of the Lobors Realm as organ of the Regina bor page. Hamilton j Herald. Mr. Molloy is also govern-1 nient "fair wage" officer. j The Winnipeg Trades and council will adopt a new plan for the election of president at the ensuing election. The local unions affiliated with the council will vote on the can- didates at their meetings, tion will be conducted oin Spence system of voting, and a com- mittee from the council will be pres- ent at these meetings and supervise the election. The votes will be placed in an envelope and sealed, and when all the unions have voted the opening of the envelopes and final stages of the proceedings will be car- ried out at an open meeting of the Trades and Labor council. rending poverty prevailing in his dis- i trict. and the pressing and urgent need for immediate relief, also the pernicious -effects .of indiscriminate charity. This is a distinct advantage to- the needy, as it saves them the Labor' humiliation of personally begging. The charity experts veil the reporters all about this, and the generous donors receive their full praise. Hav- ing set apart a sufficient sum to pay The elec-! salaries, the "Associated Charity" is the Hare-1now to relieve the distress of the "deserving Clar- For the best add. in the Lyceum Theatre and we will endeavor to take the cake for the Try Us and be Convinced T T I T X r i, T r Baroness Read and Smith Street P.O. Box 684 Phone 25 M-I-l-H-H-I-I-I-M-I-I-H- German trades unions have several features which tend to distinguish them from similar in almost every country. In the first place their membership has risen in a phenomenal way. Ten years ago the aggregate strength was less than can be mustered by our Fed- eration. Today they number almost members i M p. uos .u dicate a healthy solvent state. More Delegates representing more than half a million sailors of every At- lantic, Pacific, lake and Gulf port in the country convened in New York last week. The purpose of the gath- ering was to weld the marine work- ers of the world into a movement that had itfe origin in England. J. JrJavelock Wilson, active in the Brit- ish Seamen's union, presided at the meeting. I jfemterta Railway- anil Irrigation Co. Are offering for Sale the 1 the Cheapest Lots on the Market rf th U unionists are affiliated in the i ii i Democratic party, a strictly political j body somewhat similar Laborj T party. A most significant feature in j this connection is that while all the i federation of unions felt the depres-! sion of 1008 those belonging to non- political organizations experienced by far the greater decline: the decrease in membership in the latter instance extending back five years. The non- political societies total about 5.000 less than in 1903, but the _Soci.il Democrats have gone up over in the same time. No better evi- dence of the confidence in legislative action could be (England) Times. The American Federation of Labor executive last week made its annual begging trip to Washington, and as the "Daily Press has it. "The inter- view with the president is understood to have been very satisfactory, and it is expected that some of the re- commendations will be included in president's forthcoming mes- EACH Situated North of Track gltierta Railway and Irrigation Co. ,t why many capitlists are in of "improving of labor" and svstems'of profit-sharing, mu- ,a-j co-operative plans, welfare ,work. old-age pensions and other schemes are advocated by "philanthropic" was shown last week at Hotel Astor. when a dozen or r.-.ore- "captains of industry" spoke the subjects, all testifying that it in fact, it can be stated safe- iv'tbat the reason the organization lias chosen to discuss these subjects PHONE 289 4 4444444444444444444444 J Cold Weather Is Coming A STORM SASH on that new house of will keep out the cold and reduce your fuel account. NOW is the time to act. Ring up 153 and we will give you an estimate o'n same. We Handle Lumber was due to the thropy pays. same fact. Philan- iHTUIlING The total number of wage-earners eligible to become members of trade I unions is about in Great1 Britain and Ireland, and out of that number belong to trade un- ions. LETHBRIDGE. Electricians Supplies. Brass Goods. Insulated Wires. Electric Heaters. Gasoline Ignition Material. Systems Single Two Phase Hotors. Telephones and Bells. Complete Electrical Installations and General Electric Repairs. L. McKenzie Co. Red path Street Phone 204 Industrial accidents occurring to 439 individual wrk people in Canada during the month of October. 1909, were reported to the Department of Labor. Of these 14G were fatal, and 203 resulted in serious injuries. In addition three fatal accidents were reported as having taken place prior to the beginning of the month, infor- mation having not. beer-, received by I the Department before October. 1009. I In the preceding fmonth there were (J1 fatal and 225 non-fatal accidents reported, a total of 316. arid in Octo- there were 79 fatal and Ifi2 non-fatal accidents, a. total of 241. The number of fatal accidents re- ported in October. 1909. is therefore fifty more than in the preceding month and sixty-seven more than in October, 190S. The number of nor.- fatal accidents reported in October. 1909, was sixty-eight more than in the preceding month, and 131 more than" in October, 1908. Altogether there were 1.23 more industrial re- ported in October, 1S09. than. in the preceding month, and'198 more than in' the same month of. the preceding The United Mine Workers of Am-