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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta I Hi BlCIUBEft, MM PIVt Commencing Saturday, Dec. 18, until the end of the year. Miners' Shoes 12-inch high top lace Miners Shoes Workmen's Shoes Railroad Congress Heavy sole, box calf Lace, Must go at any w 2 O HH w Q w K O PH O O ET Has to face the music. Necessity knows no law. Doomed to enbr- mous demands which cannot be met, must be raised from this Stock REGARDLESS OF COST. We realise that in order to raile this amount of money it will be necessary to cut and slash prices beyond all realization of value. So come prepared to witness the SLAUGHTER OF FOOTWEAR ever held in the City of Lethbridge. Positively the greatest Shoe Sacrifice ever held. The whole store will be ablaze with unparallelled Shoe Bargains. Men's Shoes. Women's Shoes. be sold during this sale at the COST OF RAW MATERIAL. Low prices shall rule triumphantly throughout the entire store. Now is the time to buy enough Shoes to last the entire family for to come. Watch us slash prices to insure raising enough money to satisfy our Creditors. o O o X) 0 w i O as- Ladies Fine Shoes .50 Men's Fine Shoes Children's Shoes 50c. up. Must go at any price LOOK FOR THE RED SIGNS AMONG CANADA'S WAGE EARNERS Tboigto Prorofcing Cinders Ticked From Path Of Labor-Activities Summarize.! and Recoritd fiwse Wko Do (he World's Work 3 3 The coal miners ol the Nicola Val- j takes the revolutionary sting Out of ley, B. C., are to be re-organized. The official organ of the miners says: This is the present intention of the TJ.M.W. of A., both district 18 and the international. It is thought that by careM work much of the trouble existing at one time between the un- ion and the company can be done away with. The affairs all through the district are in much better shape than for some time, and much of this is due to the splendid work of the present officers. Organizers Brovey and James, of the U. M. W. of A. have founded a new union at Edmonton, -with an en- rolment of some 60 members. I. T. .U. President Lynch is so much interested in Western Canada as a re- sult of his first visit this year that he has promised a more leisurely aad extended trip next year. Commercialism has turned Christ- mas as well as erery other holiday into bargain days. Great is the pro- fit system. We do not condemn the British suf- ones utterances. It sometimes bribery possible and at other tunes gets one into all sorts of mixaps. The labor movement needs clear- minds the fearlessness of a lion., the alertness of a wildcat i; the strength of an elephant; and the tion of a bull-pup. Cut out the "hootch." Then, when election day comes vote to abolish profit in the liquor traffic. The Australian federal election will take place in March next year. They promise to be the most bitterly fought out elections yet fought out in the commonwealth. [ada should be represented by a ill-le- gate at the 1910 I.T.U. convention. Stereotypers and Electrotypers o! Vancouver, B. C., and Hamilton, Ont., have negotiated a new scale Winnipeg Is also after ter terms." Something over a year ago an ar- ticle, "Shall w-e Organize the Orien- tals appeared in the wage-earners' department o: the Vancouver Daily World, from the pen of J. H. Mc- Vety. The position taken by the writer at -the time was freely repro- duced in the labor press and the same quarters rather unfavorably criticiz- ed. But the fact that Mr. McVety had spent some considerable time in portions of China at intervals during a residence of some twenty-two years in. British Columbia, has enabled him to make observations and a study of the question locally, and places the ish Columbia 1907-08 was out of- a total value of the wholfc catch of fish during this period in Canadian waters of The huge profits accrue to the corpora- tions which now control the entire industry further bonused by the fei- government's operation of sal- mon-hatcheries on the Fras-er river. The introduction of traps and intri- cate cannery machinery has pracuccu- ly Displaced even the Oriental wage- worker. Wages, on the average, are the same all the world enough to permit of an existence and repro- duction. Might makes right. God is always on -the winning side. The future belongs to labor. One of the results of the recent vis- it to the Canadian West of Jas. M. The "free speech" campaign is growing warm at Spokane. Lynch, President of the International Petitions, prayers, counsel, lobby- ing, and gramophone squawking will not solve the unemployed problem. The C.P.R. still retains one-fifth of the land area of Canada. The workers through the ballot-box gave the earth away i; the workers will by the same legal process restore it to themselves. The, federal government has declar- ed election day a public holiday, a public holiday. Wage-workers should proclaim it as their Labor Day. Typographical union, will be the ap- from which all other social problems spring. The workers who want to di- pomtment of one, if not two, adm- m vide hours or ttonal organizers in the territory' workers who want equal opportunity and industrial freedom will have to years Org. R. P, xPettipiece has kul: charge of the entire field. But the! rapid industrial development of the! take it. That's all there ever was or ever will be to power now managing-editor of the central j official organ, The Wage- Earner, in a position to make his West has made a division of the work necessary. With an organizer at Wia- to do. i opinions and conclusions somewhat nipeg and another at Calgary c-x-n- omy and efficiency will be conserved. Org. Pettipicce will continue to lev. Coming from Norway it is most significant to read in the "Jus Suf- the official internatioal or- gan of the suffragettes, the follow- i i For Christ- Week 1 I mas give a No trades union can guarantee a. member a job. The corporations own the joks. The wage-workers' ?otes eave the corporations the Dower do so. to n-ess in going after ballot. What can you expect of an outlawed class. Woman. Every wage-worker, and especially every active participant in the labor movement, should take full advantage! of the local option he now enjoys and booze alone. It wastes time and energy, chloroforms the mind and Here's that Gompers may to 'jail. It will establish a splendid pre- cedent for the approaching wage- earners' administration- There are too many members 01 tLe labor movement who believe all they hear and a lot they don't hear. No man finished his course in tfce school of experience. It may take eren more than a jail- cell to convince Gompers ox past political folly. Every Typo, unioa in Western n- ish Columbia during recent months after Typo interests in British Coi- ing statement: The final results of The new organizers will beUhe present elections are as yet im- gone to 'demonstrate tbat Orien- tals are successfully making demands upon corporate employers for better industrial and workshop conditions. That Oriental labor is susceptible to probably named shortly after the le- turn of President Lynch -to headquar- ters at Indianapolis. Nanaimo, B. C., Socialists, who re- organization, not only about British j ccntly gave Hawthornwaite the big- Columbia coal m-ines, -but even in gest majority in the province, have China itself, is only this week fur- decided not to participate in the mu- ther corroborated by despatches in J nicipal campaign, the daily press, one of which instanc- es the power of Chinese Guilds, as against the Standard Oil company, Rossland, B. C., Typographical un- ion will surrender its charter, -tniy is erecting a stone building in j four members being left in what was Hong Kong. A dispute -having arisen! once the banner UHion ef the Pacific between the company and the Chinese province, stone masens, the workers quit, neither for love or for money and was the Standard Oil company able to find a single stone mason to replace the strikers. In the end the company had to cave. The value of the fish catch in Brit- MADE Rf BOTH CAST MOW AND5TEGL You can see what 700 arc baking without ing the oren deor. The oven door of the "HAPPY THOUGHT" KM mil 4eer COYS ring a mica wiadew, whereby year cooking may be the o This even is patented and found en no ether range one ef the many points of superiority ef the "HAPPY THOUGHT." Owr interesting booklet tells of many ttker im- portant exclusive "HAPPY THOUGHT" features. Write for it. HAYR BROS, Local kf WM, 9TOVI CO. LtMTm, ftVutfcri, OM. How many propertyless men and women wage-workers wko are accus- ed of law-breaking, are rushed oft to jails, chaingangs, penitentiaries an.i national Typographical union, scaffold because of their inability to retain high-priced counsel to defend possible to guess. But so much may already now be said, that the Radi- cals and Socialists will not obtain so great a majority as is needed for an amendment to the Constitution. Thus universal suffrage for women is lost this time. The Bricklayers and Masons' union at Regina recently tendered a fare- well smoker to a member of their membership. 'Mobiles, special meetings, ban- quets, addresses, sessions with the publishers luncheons heart-to-heart talks with the job employers, and a hearty s-end-of! were some of the fea- tures of Prcs. Lynch's visit to Van- couver, B. C., as head of the Inter-; We will 10 PER CENT. DISCOUNT On all Cask Purchases at our them against all that constitutes Lbe prosecution in an eager -endeavor 'o make a showing. In every copy of "Votes for the suffragette organ- of Eng- land, appears the following beautiful dedication "To the brave women who to-day are fighting for freedom to the noble women who all down the ages kept the flag flying and looked forward to this without seeine; it to all women all over the world. of whatever race, or creed, or call- ing, whether they be with us or against cs in this dedicate this paper." Thomas L. Lewis. of frbc United Kinc Workers of America, in- dicated in an Interview at PiUsburff recently that the miners will make a stand for higher wages in tho spring. Effective organization is being ac- complished by the American Federa- tion of Labor in the province of Que- bec. The active French-Canadian trades unionist is as good as is found on the continent; but among the in- active membership the church influ- ence is somewhat unfavorable to or- ganization. However, a campaign of education and agitation is beir.g wag- ed and will bring results. The Union Grocery, Aslimead Street Tne W estmmster Store, Westminster Road As nearly as can "be differentiated.! a job is where a man docs most of j the work, and somebody else gets: most of the p-ay, and a position is) where a man gets most of the" pav' and someone else docs most the J. TTJF PROPRIETOR A temporary trncc has de- clared between .the. miners and the mine-workers of Northern Alberta. Open Every Night till 9 p. mT ;