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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 1111 the World of Labor rided by Mr, in hU manner, which Mi refrobliinqnts speeches' delivered by tlie Bros." Duncan, Quigley, Filmor, Hanmhau, Ritchie, Parkinson, McTaggart and Hurditip, and it was with regrot that business was opened up more. This is the first time that tlie Trades and Labor Council have wet in a .social capacity, and tlie hope was expies- sed-that it would not be the last. fello ik (Contributed by a Labor Man) Demand 'he'blue labil of the cigar- makers' union when pui chasing ci- gars, and aLo remember we Imv- a in the city with the union label attached. Try a Lethbridgrj Belle. A full membership of the local typogiuphical union met in the La- bor Temple last Saturday evening and elected the following officers for the ensuing term: LVsident, Bro. 5. Harold; A. E. Filmor; beeretaiy-tiensurt-i, Bro. A. E. auditing Bros, W. Jordan; W. and J. D. Kelsey; beigeant-ut arms, Bro. H. Maveety; delegates to Trades and Bros. T. S. E. Filmer, A. E: Smith, and S. Duncan. To say that. the special meeting of the Laborers' Local on Thursday an 'enthusiastic one is to tell but the "truth.. ter called thiV- meeting to order and explained the reasons for'calling the special meeting. "There was present a strong representation Trades and Labor Council, who explained the meaning of the words unionism and organisation in a very, explicit manner. The wage question was accountable for a groat deal of dis- c'ussion, and when it known .that the laborers on the bridge were only receiving 17 1-2 cents an hour, no consideration .while be is around Dad's'a' pretty wise and every day or so he sho-us it. other v.'hcn hi; in Calgary a nuws- rcpoi tcr thought he'd get Dad to talk but Dad plainly told him, and incidentally every oin1 else who aired -to know, ''that while lie was 'mayor of the city he voiiKi knpw mulling And that just' what he shtmld do, A .mayor or alderman should no "politics outside', of" the pu tics. ha is .Grit or has nothing to do with streets, lighting ihe city, -r mf( rc- thu law. Tiu'rc.' are luts other things that 'should not be. considei in civic mutters. A, man's church has no right to butt in, though his religion has, whether he is a .Mason, an Oddfellow, or .a trades unionist, should cut no ice in making city ap- point'irutitK or give contracts. Kv'cn if thcfy'Mve to pay fpr'R "they 'might can' to take home for picture books for ehiUlren is inighty jwoV system "of using publicity liter- You don't catch business handing out pamphleta costing 20 cents each to everyone. It i.sa't business. The council has never gone at UKJ publicity work in earnest, rlt is" they liever had 'iiiousunds to spend hundreds piojwly usod will do a whole lot of The is young yot but it is time that 0ad saw to it that Bob Watson's coniinituv gets together into a good workable of publicity machin- ery, adjusted and oiled, all ready for the spiing campaign. They should get right, after of some Irtc'ititui-a and liave some sys- tem about it. Dad is a strong pub- licity man and has got some ideas This year is his best chance to get bu.sy. CAPTIOUS COMMENTS (By Guy D. Collier.) 1 cannot say .that tlw Ix-thbridgo 'number of-the Wheat Belt Review im- presses me as Ixjing anything put "of "the common. 'Adir-itting- that the publication is of presentable the print clear and neat, I venture ;to think that many will agree with me that the of errors occur- ring both in the spelling of simple words and'the names of individuals, will preclude quite a number from sending copies-to their Facts M firifty, Unto h Into aid Sitter Cnntia, Cat tt California's Greatest Deciduous Fruit District Five to six crops of alfalfa annually. Climate which has jnaue the state famous. Plenty of cheap water tion. 'No cyclones, no blixjuircU, no'droughts. Ooiitiuucus, growing and cropping season. Richest soil in the state, nud home of diversified farming. Oranges ripen from four to six earlier than in other parts of the state Churches, railroads, telegraphs, telephones and good schools. Electric interurban cars connecting with the large Irrigation from Feather River, the third largest stream iu the state. Annual rainfall 20 inches. More than 300 days of sunshine every year. Magnificent good hunting and tine fishing. A good place to live and a sure place to make money in. Write or call on H W. FR1CLIN G, ten! ftptt irrifttd (ml Co, rf Wmii For Information and Literature bU, Wttif, bull AienU Wanted I NOTICE IN THE MATTER OF the Esfate of Christian Selk, late of the village of Stirling in the Province of Alberta; Deceased. Pursuant to an made on the 20th day of Deprmbu A. D. 1907 by tlie Honourable Mr., -Justice' Harvey, theie will be often tor sale by pub- lie aueiion of Frank G. Wadihgton, Auctioneer, OK AMOOIATIPM; tTATtOMAHV CMOIMCEM tfeet in Labor Hall ond and fourth in month.- Employers requiring certificated gineers, and out at ment, would do well to communicate with us. 4'. a ROBERT NKVIN, GEO. BRUCE, U-lyrd-w L private business .shouM havcj lhc thero was un outburst of indignation. Nor is this all. These men who are receiving this miserable pittance have to pay per week for their keep, not to speak of the high rate which is charged for the uso of heavy con ts for this weather, etc., and-when they have settltd up nil these items, they have just sufficient to buy a chunk of chewing aa'i one of the 1'aborers so well, expressed it. To John Gunn ,-Sons, I would like to propound this Did they in submitting their figures for the contract for the building of this bridge include only 17 1-2 cents per hour for laborers? No sir, I say em- phatically not. than likely it would be 30c or 35c, but it would ap- pfar they are taking advantage of the hard times existing present. There is such a thing as 'an Concilia- tion Uoard in this country; and it on- ly requires a petition from a number of these laborers to bring this board here, and I -should be astonished to learn aftei> they have heard not only, the price quoted Jii the contract but ior living in Lethbridge that they would allow such a miserable state''oi affairs to prevail. In tho meantime it is to the interest of the large body of rneti to get organized and when this h'as been effected the Trades 'and .Labor _Council Avill have'something'to say, and it will be said in no uncertain voice.. In order to. give all laborers chance to join their union, the meet- ing was adjourned until 2.30 tomor- row (Sunday) .when a cordial invita- tion is given to all be present. As at the former meeting those who' are not strong to form locals of their own are in- and strongly urged to be pres- ent. The laborers holt! a Federal Charter from the American Federa- tion of Labor and have the''necessary, power to take into their union these men. Come along anyhow, and hear what is to be said at tfie bridge what is to be said and get a compar- ison of the wages at the bridge and under organized'labor. the couruil table. When a man is doing city business ho has a right to cut loose from everything cxcept'tho i'd'tsrests of all those who pu-t him in the seat of hon- or but those who' ire pivi to an advertising medium. The cuts too, cannot be taken as the originals to the best ad vantage In a beauty competkioh by mail, I feel safe in asserting that a yard of photos taken at random from the rogues' gallery, would win in a can- ter if put up against the aggregation of prcseiitmcnts given us in the 'pages of the Wheat licit Review. The cuts of the so-called represen- tative homes .are -disappointing also. Several or the handsomes't residences in the city have been entirely over- looked rmparently.' I womlcr if we are waiting for sen- ator Veber, Mr. Simmons, Mr, Magrath, or tha Chinook Club to atr tend to the upbringing of the recent addition to our family for us, I mean-the 'Canadian Club. '.i.1 Let; us do a little nursing ourselv- es, and see if we cannot have quite a youngster to presenit to the senator when he next returns from the cast. ,v The Uterti Railway ami Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET Nertllf tke liilnri art lest FROM Also a few Westminster Road, At the hour of half one in the afternoon, the following lauds and premises PARCEL -ONE. Lot Number Nine- ty-seven (97) according to a plan of the Village of Stirling of record in the: Land Titles Office for the South Alberta, Land Registration District as "753 J" containing Ten (10) acres, more or less. PARCEL TWO. The South-West quarter of Section Thirty Town- ship Six (6) Range 'Nineteen (10) West of the Fourth Meridian, -con- taining One Hundred and Sixty (100) acres more or less. The said parcels willi be offered subject to a reserved bid. Of modern ia people for and any G. OARNJTT. PROFESSIONAL CA1M MISS E. SMITH Teacher of Pianoforte Theory. 1232 St. tast of TERMSEASY Ono-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 percent, per annum i IIM ud IrrlfrtM Ci. (M LtttWfz, Uta. TERMS OF SALE :-The purchaser, down at the time of sale deposit of 40 per cent; of the pur- chase .money; and shall within j Thirty (30) the day of such 1 sale pay the whole of the balance of j said purchase money, or on payment' of 40 per cent, of said purchase mon- ey within Thirty (30) days he shall be at liberty to secure the remaining 50 per'cent, of said purchase money by first mortgage on said land, at such tiino as said rnay fix witii interest at not. less than 8 per cent, per annum payable half yearly. FURTHER TERMS and conditions of sale may be obtained on applica: tion to the Clerk of the Court or to the undersigned.' DATED at Lethbridge this 20th day of December A. D. 1907. CONYBEARE JONES, Solicitors for Executors. Approved, C. V.BENNETT, C. S. C. 38-3tsd-56 DR. C. C. CRAOQ Phytician and SurgMn. over Hif inbothmm's Dru( Stem Phone Office 12S. HOUM M. Office 9 to U t.m., to 4 -JO p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. DR. 0. J. COURT ICE Dtntitt Graduate of Northwestern Uniter-' lity, Chicago, 111. Office 9 tc 12; 1 to 5. Whitnty 2M DRS. McCLU RE STEWART, Bur- feoa tVntiats. Office 9 a.m. to 12 n.; Ip.rn. to 5p.m. HAMILTON It YOU NO and Hitinbothara Blockr. 9 I At last week's nic-C'tirig of the Trades -and Labor Council, ;Bro. Thos. Harold, secretarj-, was.appoint- ed organizer for the district for the 'American Federation' Labor. All xinion men wlio -h'jive nny necessity for his services or any of- xinor- ganized labor requiring any infonna- tion will find him by sipplying, .care of Herald Ofnce, or at the Trades and Labor Council on Friday evening in the Labor Temple, or at 414 Smith St. The regular meeting of the Leth- bridge Trades and .Labor Council pas held last night in the. Trades and Labor Temple. Owing to the hirge amount cf business up .ior discussion, suspension of business had to be proposed to carry out the entertainment, which had been down for thv' entortainment to the cs. This; consisted of a coffee find li lurjcncon, was pro- street'lighting is "to be im- proved.. Thc-biim arc lights1'a re to be rcp'lacctl by a pair of rrhat advancing1 Ami1 six- teens arc ns powerful ns those in sonic other'.'parts.-of the city they should Ix; rcpiaced by oil lamps or Chinese lanterns. The banks arc said to be loosening up a little. Jt is; to tXJ -the city can shake loose for an arc light circuit '.before the 'street lights reach' tlw tallow c.Tncilc stage. Some plc in tho city irumisitivc that they Want to know whether thosa dark lights have cost the city any- thing. Of course, they know that, the city, hnsn'-t been paying for the real shady ones but they want to know about the others that nro sort 'of hit ami !miss; generally.miss.' No doubt they .should go the aldermen or the city office for their inforn ation biitj so often follows bristle up when such a! thing is that they make you think they -think you think there is something very wrong when re-ally yon want merely to ask a sim- ple question -that people, especially newcomers. who