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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LEtHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1908 Alterations Made with Ease and Accuracy One of the great advantages of Fit-Reform is the fadl that every Suit and Overcoat is ready to try on. Fit-Reform garments are so constructed that if alter- ations should be necessary, they can be made quickly and exactly. Thus Fit-Reform assures an absolutely eet fit to every man. And you have the Fit-Reform guarantee of nmoney back if satisfaction be not LEGISUTON COMPENSATES WORKMEN'S DEPEN- IDANTS Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for LetKbricke. Commissioner Constant T I nterstate Commerce Takes Evidence of vellers. Chicago, Dec. upper berth of a Pullman was further disparaged yesterday -when two women took the witness stand before Interstate Com- merce Commissioner Lane, who is considering a plea that an upper berth should cost half of the price charged ior a lower. The witnesses also affirmed that it is terrible to "tip the porter, said tipping being ne- cessary "to get any kind of service." Mrs. Anna McNulty and Mrs. A. E. Voraewek, whose business calls for constant travelling, were the witness- es. They would never take an upper berth unless compelled to do so by force of circumstances, both agreeing that there is a great deal of trouble in getting in and out of one, and that the ventilation is bad. "In travelling in a Pullman car'do you find it necessary to tip the por- asked Attorney Hannahaa. "It is, if one expects to get any: kind of service at answered Mrs. McNulty. wanted. He smiled, and said there was no money in it, and he paid no attention to her. I suppose she was unaccustomed to .travelling, and did not know how essential it is to tip the'porter." G.T.P. OFFICIALS GLAD. Weather Permitting the Line Will be Completed to Edmonton Next Month. Montreal, Dec. completion of the big bridges over the Battle River, at Wainwright, and over the Saskatchewan River, at Edmonton, on the Grand Trunk Pacific, as an- nounced in the Witness yesterday, was followed up today by the re- ceipt of a telegram at the G.T.R. of- fices stating that the Grand Trunk Pacific track-laying machine had crossed the Battle River. Workmen's Compensation Act, Which Becomes Operative January 1st, 1909, Not Only Provides for Com- pensating Workmen -for Injuries Sustained at Work, but Insures Con- sideration of Dependants in Case Accident is Fatal. Edmonton, Doc. Work- men's Compensation Act comes into force with the new year. The Act applies to men engaged in or about any raihvay, factory, mine, quarry, or engineering work, or upon any building more than forty feet 'in I height in whose construction scaffold- ing or mechanical power is used. It does not apply to men at other than manual labor whose salaries exceed per year, nor to casual em- ployees, nor to those doing "piece- work" on premises not under the con- trol of the employer. To every such employee the Act provides that in the event of injury arising in the course of, and out of, his employment, the employer shall be liable to pay compensation if the time lost be more than two weeks. If death result his dependants are ensured a sum in compensation pro- portioned to his earning power at the employment in which he was injured. If he leaves no dependants a sum is stipulated to cover medical and bur- j ial expenses. A Weekly Allowance. In the event of injury the is entitled after the second week to an allowance weekly equal to one- half his former earnings, provided that this allowance shall not exceed per week. In the event of death his dependants are to receive a sum equal to his wages for three years preceding if engaged with the same employer, or whichever sum be the larger. If not so employed the sum is to be 156-times his aver- age earnings while in such employ- ment. As protection to an injured work- man it is provided that hi-g compensa- tion money shall be neither capable of being assigned, charged, or attach- ed, nor shall any claim be set off against it. Cannot Break Act by Contract. The employer cannot contract out of the obligations of the Act except upon a scheme of compensation certi- fied to by the Attorney-General to be lUARAKTECO AgSOlBTa sMAMUflKTWEDGX GARDENS M INDIA Baity Market Place Wkci hive to sell or reet tlice It It this If you 25c for tl 8YNOPIII OF COAL MINING REQ ULATIONI SITUATIONS VACANT experienced lady for Apply Manager Hud- uonon counter, sou's Bay Co. RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yet Ram Lai's Tea is Sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD. girl for general housework. Apply Mrs. John A. Sil- ver, Baroness Eoad. g-ti Coal uininp ot tbe la katchewao. Alberta, the Yukon Territory, Uie North-West Territories and British Coluaroia, may be for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of an acre. Not more than acrea will be leased to one applicant. Application for a mast be made to the Agent or Sub-Agent ot the district in which the rights ap- plied for are Situated. to do keeping to start Jan. Chow Sam Co. light book- 1st. Apply 4-0 LAND FOR SALE FOR SALE-Soutn African veteran settler's car, on Saturday night, a sma-11 black and white collie dog, with reddish nose. Answers :o the name of "Sport." Finder suitably rewarded by leaving with John Tay- serip, cheap. Block. R. V. Gibbons, Ott 388-0 FOE African and half- breed scrip for sale; prices right; im- mediate delivery; financial security guaranteed. Apply J. McGovern, Windsor Hotel, or P.O. 6-6 VETERANS' Dominion land grants !or at Hick Hardware Co. 3-bifor acres; warrants on hand for immediate delivery for cash. Wire or Write to G. W. Wagner, Box 100, Regina, Sask. n-6 A CASE FOR CHRISTMAS This news has caused great satis-ias beneficial to the workman as the do you "On several occasions I did not faction to G.T.P. officials, for the laying of the tracks on to Edmonton can now proceed without interrup- tion, at the rate of about four miles a day. The-whole of the 110 miles of the line from the Battle to Ed- monton has already been graded, and a thousand tons of. steel, together with ample supplies of ties, are at have any change, and when I failed Wainwright. If the weather Condi- obliged to tions are favorable the line ought to to tip the porter I was carry my own be completed into Edmonton in about "How do you know about the ser- one month from now, but in any case vice when you do not tip the porter until the end of the "I have learned by experience that the porter is impertinent, and will not give you the service you are en- titled to unless you tip him. On completion, because it is the long trips I always tip at the begin- of tllf' company to make a big ning as well as the end of the trip." bid for a of next year's the line will be completed by the spring. It is considered by the G.T.P. of- ficials that it is highly important that this section of line be rushed to in- Asked for an instance of discrim- ination against one who had neglect-! ed to fee the porter, Mrs. McNulty related the ''Last September, when I was corn-! ing from San Francisco to Chicago, I j stopped off in Denver, and the por- ter helped me with my baggage. A lady with a small baby in the next section called several times for the porter, and I told him to leave my baggage and see what the woman inimigtvint traffic, the biggest pro- portion of which will most likely go into northern Alberta and into the immense district of which Edmonton :s ih0 centre. provisions of the Act, and which en- ables the "workman to withdraw from the provisions if he so desires, and which does not make it a condition of his employment that he accept the scheme. This allows concerns already having compensation schemes of their own to continue them by making them as fair to the workman as the Act. To get compensation notice must be served 011 the employer, informing him of the accident, and demanding compensation. The formal claim for compensation must be made within six months of the accident, or in the of death resulting, -within of Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Co.'s, Ltd. superior and delicious temperance drinks will be a most wel- come addition to the store of good things for the festive season. We manufacture these beverages with ex- treme care, the purest water, the best cane sugar, and the best obtainable extracts and: flavors only are used. Deleterious chemicals and acids have no place in our plant. LETHBRIDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY, Ltd ODD CONTRACT OF MARRIAGE. Will Separate Until June to Test Affection. Philadelphia, Dec. his money absent from the ceremony to which she .was opposed, Mason M. Wilson, reported to be heir to much mother absent from the ceremony to noon to Miss Nellie M. Kernan. They are now on their honeymoon, which is to be short-lived, in accordance with a plan proposed by the bride- groom's mother. When the couple return in two roan cow, branded 7T on right ribs; horse halter on it. Re- ward of for recovery; person find- ing put it in Furman's bam; last time seen in south reservation. Write Box 593, City. 9-6 must be described by or gal fiubdivieioQB of sections, and is uneurveyed territory the tract appli- ed for shall be staked out Each application must be accom- panied by fee of which will be refunded if the rights applied for are but not otherwise. 1 be paid on the mer- freight shed and Bartiett St., one parcel containing a rug, addressed C. McClenaghan; a reward -of 95.00 will be paid for -re- turn of this to Mrs. McClenaghaiUO-6 Monday, between Leth- bridge and Magrath, on the Magrath Eoad or between the South Alberta FOR on Coutts St., close to school, at each; 1-3 cash, bal- ance easy. H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. 6-O FOE lots in Bl. E., west of Westminster Eoad; each; payments spread over 20 months. The H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. 9-0 not available royalty chan table output of the mine tt rate of five cente per too. Every of coal mining which are not being operated shall mraiah the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the mining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the -sForkiag 6! the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary ol the Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent ol Dominion Lands. W. W. CGEY, Deputy Minister of the Interior FOR Al section in a pros- Lumber lard and Coaldale, a purse, j perous, wen settled district, near the containing fifty-three dollars. A lib- proposed line between Lethbridge and eral reward, will be given to finder. Calgary; rural'telephone installed Write to Percy Patching, Coaldale, j coal mine close; price per acre; Alta., or leave at Herald Office. 11-4 j easy terms ARTICLES FOR SALE. Apply Box W, Herald. 9-6 FOE piano, good as new, at a great sacrifice. Apply A. and L. S. Ripley, Office 8, Macdonald Block.- 9-6 FOR Whaley Soyce best make slide trombone, new condition. S20, down, balance installments. Address Box X, Herald OfSce. 97-0 FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE FOE SALE OR a working horse, a good organ. Apply to John Taylor, Hick Hardware Co. 7-6 PONY EXPRESS. If you wish your parcels, trunks, or baggage delivered quickly, ring up Ed. Bechtel, Phone ISTo. 302. Of- fice in McKeown Hardware Co. 4-26 FOE of black driving horses and one bay saddle horse; a snap-at owner leaving country. Apply Manager Hudson's Bay Co. 8-6 SCAVENGING. Anyone desiring scavenging done or weeks Wilson is to live with his mo-! closets cleaned, apply at Police Sta- "How Dutchy Eecsms sr, Acto at the Lyceum scream. ELECTION PROTESTS DISMISSED St. John, N.B., Dec. Mc- Leod this afternoon dismissed the election protests against four New Brunswick members of the Commons Daniels, Crockett and Mc- months of the death. The employer is entitled to have independent medi- cal examination of the injured work- man if lie so desires. Negligence Does Not Invalidate. Tf the accident is caused even part- ly through the negligence of the vic- tim this does not invalidate his right to allowance nor his dependants' claim to compensation if death en- aucn. If the is proved to have boen entirely due to his wilful misconduct he cannot claim an allow- ance if injured, but his family are not deprived of their right to com- p'ensntion if. he the'r at 2111 Chestnut Street, and the six. bride is to go to' the home of her parents at 2412 Catharine Street. This 99-26 Mr. R. D. Milliard presents petitions were, filed Mignonne Philips and Co. tuo late, and ordered deposits return- ed to candidates. Miss their wonderful skatch "The at the Lyceum tonight. arrangement is to continue until June. If th'-'n they still care for each other Mrs. Wilson has promised not to disinherit her ion, and will help him to go to housekeeping in the fall. Mrs. Wilson objected to the mar- riage on the ground that Miss Eer- nan was not her son's social equal. Miss Keraan was formerly a salesgirl in a. department store. BOARD. or without first-class boarding house Apply 416 Bound St. 7-6 TO RENT. TO oh Courtland St.; per month; immediate posses- sion. The H. Macbeth Agency. S-0 Unauthorized publication this advertisement will not be tor. oi SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATIONS YOUNG WIFE'S DEED. ?t. John, 5JLB., Dec. John Doville, 25 years of age, died here in the hospital this morning as the re- sult of taking carbolic acid yester- day afternoon. She had been addict- 3ft In replying to ads in this 4c column kindly follow instruc. jc tion stated in the ad. The Herald cannot give any addi- afc tional inlcrmation regarding the matter or the advertiser. RETIRES AFTER LONG. SERVICE. New York, Dec. -forty, years of railroad sendee, eight of which were spent as the head of the great New York Central system, Win. P. Newman today tendered his resig- nation as president of the New York Central and Hudson River Company. FIVE-ROOMED house for rent, on Torrance Ave., North Ward; large yard for garden and chickens. W. E. Dobbin. 7-6 TO furnished ro'om, suit- able for one or two gentlemen. Ap- ply 1246 Bompas St... east of R.N.W. M.P. Barracks. 6-6 EOOMS TO or without board. Apply Mrs. R. Adam, near Bartlett and Fisher Sts 7-8 ed to liquor, and it is thought to havp.! The directors accepted the resigna- taken the poison in whiskey with >robable suicidal intention. Turpin's Xmas Suggestions tion, to take effect February 1st next. Here is a list that will make Christmas Shopping easier for you: China Cabinets Rocking Chairs Brass Beds 5 o'clock Tea Tables Wardrobes Dresser Tables Sideboard.5 Centre Tables Taborettes Jardinieres Buffets Parlor Suites Pictures Rugs Hall Racks Book Cases ChefFoniers Dining Sets Kitchen Cabinets Extension Tables Medicine Cabinets Couches Screens Ladies' Secretaries Sewing Machines NO HAND STORE TO newly furnished rooms; modern conveniences; with red. Apply Box Y, Herald Office. 9-6 Any person who is head tl a family, or any male over 18 yesra Id, may homestead a quarter-section or available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta, applicant must appear in person, at the Dominion Lands Agency, or Sub Agency for the district. Entry DJ proxy may be made at any on certain conditions, by father, mother, son, daughter, brother or ter of intending, homesteader. Duties. Six months' residence upon -md cultivation of the land in of three years. A homesteader may live within nine miles of his home- stead on a farm of at least 80 solely owned and occupied by him or by his father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister. In certain districts a homesteader in good standing may pre-empt a quarter-section alongside his home- stead. Price 13-00 per acre. Duties. reside six months in each of six years from date of homestead entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra A homesteader who has exhausted liis homestead right and cannot ob- tain a pre-emption may take a pur- Price per acre. reside six months in Must each of three TO unfurnished rooms j years, cultivate fifty acres and erect to rein. Apply in the evenings after G, at 50 Argyle Ave., or telephone 18.0. 10-6 These are articles that are used every day in the year and will be appreciated for years to come TURPIN FURNITURE CO. THE HOME MAKERS Fresh Supply of Furniture arriving Tuesday, (ret in on. the bargains. Must realize a little money for Xmas Large Supply of Toys still on hand KUM EUM KUM Frank Waddington TELEPHONE: 410 ROUND STREET I TO unfurnished rooms, I suitable for light housekeeping. Ap- ply 630 Coutts St. 11-6 ROOM WANTED. young man, furnished room, with private family. Apply Box T. 9-6 house worth W. W. CORY, Deputy of the Minister of the Interior. publication oi advertisement will not be paid this for. business man, furnish- ed room with board, in vicinity of r Adams' Lumber Yard. Apply .1. A. Lonmii-nes, City. 9-6 FURNITURE FOR SALE. FURNITURE FOR of all modern 7-roomed cottage for sale. Substantial weathered oak, nearly new. Must dispose of at once. A bargain. House may be rented. I Apply Box 150 X, Herald Office. 6-6 Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BRQS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE: ea ESTABLISHED J8B4 Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Drafts Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Lethbridge Branch: Coaldale Block, Redpath St. TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for DRAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cadi on delivery. J. S. Phillips A. L Patteson Phone 70 Office in Nelson A Gdw's Store I ;