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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEi Daily Herald AIMHTA. FRIDAY, FCftftUAitY 4, Printed by the Dully Herald Printing lawful evening at .office, Boupd St.. Leibbridyc, M.tfl 2.M IJO .W S.M 1.75 .15 1.60 W. A. BUCHANAN. 'wctor and EdiUr lutotripttfrn Dailf one year, delivered mouth, Daily, delivered.. Daily, one inccth, delivered Daily, one year, by mail Daily, lix months, by mail Dailj, three months. by mail Weekly Herald, ;oce year changed ae often but both new and old A DISTRIBUTING CENTRE, The development of Lethbridge as a railroad centre means a like devel- opment of this city as a distributing point, t The opening- up of new terri- tory, the creation of new" towns, and the incoming of new settlers, means that a a central point wholesale houses of all classes must be established to supply the demands of the new towns OUR LET rtR BOX. WOMAN'S BACK WAS CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. Editor Daily Herald: bally reporter of iion- j day night's City Council meeting omitted id- tell, the whole truth of the discussion that, clerkship ap- pointment. Here it .is. Aid. King asked, on what authority the secre- tary had advertised for extra help. According to civic constitution that question reriiains unanswered. He then asked if the race had been fixed and who was to name the winner? At this point the secre- tary boo-hooed his own resignation, he wouldn't play in their back yard unless he could do as he liked. With scared countenances every dolgarned alderman except King made a bee line :r the hat. rack, bleating, don't you ever resign. Georgie, give you carte blanche! The King .smiles: the others have mm TO ACHE. got OVCT the resignation panic, our Soc'y.-Treas. feeds on carte blanche, blanc mange and all manner of soft things, including a salary, and every man jack of us ratepayers say. with his supporters, that the sal- ary is right for the right man. and the new people. JLethbridge is} cities of having an official can Price 50 wr box, or 3 for all dealers or mailed direct on receipt of price by The T. ililburn Co., Limited, Toronto. Onu aJso enjoy the distinction over other- When ordering spetify Deia'a." Tbousauds of Women Suffer Un- told misery Every Day Wtth Aching Backs Turn Have No Business To Ache. Under ordinary .condition! it ought to strong and ready to .bear the burdens of life. It is hard to do housework with an ach- ing back. come from sick kidneys, and what a lot of trouble sick kidneys cause, But they can't help it. If, more work is put 01 them than they can stand it is not to be wondered that they get out of order. is airnply a warning front the kidneys and should be attended to im- mediately so to aroid years of terrible from kidney troubles. Doan's Kidney Pills will cure you in the tame way as they hst-e cared thousands of Mrs. 0. Warren, son, writes: "I was troubled with very severe pains in my 'back for years. I tried every- thing I could think of but they did .me no good. A friend told me about Doan's Kidney Pills and after taking two boxes, I have not been troubled others. SETE1E JATNS nr 4 Cluett organize himself into a "Union" and strike the sidewalk every time the wind strikes from the west, which is some frequent. Balaam. destined to be for this reason tha great distributing centre lor Southern Alberta, Already it is the source of j supply for the entire district along Crow's Nest railway as far west as I Cranbrook, and south, to tlie boun-1 dary, and east into Saskatchewan and it also has a fair share of the Nashville, Tenn., Feb 3-Govem- trade along the C. to High Bi-1 or Patterson today sent io the State ver. It is not difficult to realize that Si-nan- a message vetoing the biU GOVERNOR DOESN'T COUNT. our neld will be doubled and trebled as SQSH as the new railroads are con- structed into this territory and where we HQW have two or three wholesale houses, we will then have a dozen Or more. The Trade Gazette in its latest is- sue remarks that Calgary; Lethbridge and. are most favorably sit nated to become solid and substan- tial distributing centres. prohibiting the manufacture ft in- toxicants in Tennessee after Jan. 1st, 1909, ami. the Senate immediately parted tliH bill over the Governor's veto by a vott- 20 to 12. A BIG THING FOR ALBERTA. Premier Kutherford, by summoning the grain conference at Calgary, dis- GIFT TO Piu'Iadelphia, BRYN MAWR. Feb. Thomas, of Bn-u Mawr College, an- uouaced today that tlie General Edu- cation Bo.ard having charge, of the John D. Eockefeller foundation for higher education, has agreed to con- tribute towards an endow- ment fund for the college, providing played oncfc again his live interest in! L'iat is contributed from tlie welfare of the grain growers of this province. This conference will centre attention on the western route, which, promises to be the means of putting- money in the pockets of! Alberta farmers. It has already suited in bringing the shipper, the' elevator man and the railroad official together enabling them to exchange views. Car a prominent fea- otjler sources by June 1, 1910. em route was offered as a solution of this serious problem.- C, W. Howley of Calgary, in a pa- per read before the convention touch- ed on. tils-matter as follows: The'very obstacles in the way of east frow Alberta are the peculiarly attractive features of the Western route. While Winnipeg and Fort William only handle Alberta as a side line, Vancouver, iiew or Prince Rupert's pros pects depend enUrely upon the west- ern shipment of Alberta grain- The reduction ha the cost of transporta- tion by the western rpute, as com- pared with the eastern, means as much, to the farmers .auct men of .Alberta as if the province had been moved several Jhiundred miles nearer to the market, and giviw a wonderful advantage to the Alberta grain producer over his pros pects If this route proves feasible, as we believe it does. .Speaking ftp- proxunately; if a large volume of Albert grain was moving westward instead of eastward each car dur- ing the season when the pressure is strong, would carry two loads to one it would carry eastward. It is also claimed that there would be less disorganization of traffic; there would not be the very great pres- sure to handle a large proportion: of traffic between September and Nine From Trades Congress Of Canada Disputes Disputes. have been almost too a-aruprons to mention during- the past year. Happily most of them have only bf'en small affairs. Strathcona Dispute. This dispute was one that arose owing .to to the uni- versal depression. We had succeed- ed in .making a satisfactory- agree- ment, giving the men an increase in wages, together with a shorter work- ing day of eight hours. The com- pany saw fit to .repudiate the agree- ment in its entirety. Thfi-men quit work, their places were quickly filled, and in order to test the 'legality oi our agreements an action was taken in the Supreme Court at Ed- monton against the company. We won the suit for wages, but "lost'the suit for damages, Judge Stuart hold- lug that the onion could not enforce its collective agreements in law courts. We appealed, but finally de- cided :to withdraw our case on' the ad vicf-1 of counsel. Michel Disputes. "-In the. of May considerable friction developed at which finally ended in the Local Union quit- tingivork, contrary to my advice. I took the position that two wrongs' never made a right-, and ordered the local to resume .operations pending a settlement. This, upon the advice: of their local leaders, they refused to do, the company' refusing to settle the matter in dispute until work was resumed. A mass meeting of the Fernie. miners was held and. the mat-' ter threshed out, and the meeting- siudrtl by the FMTUC men advising the Mfclu-l men to resume operations and place the matter in dispute in the bands of the district officers. j This was and we finally got the twelve men reinstated whom the company refused to re-employ. Since then matters have gone more smooth- ly at Michel. Saskatchewan. Considerable difficulty has been experienced in adjusting matters in this part oi the However, the vice-president spent consider- able jjf his time field I ex. pect Tie will report more fully upon conditions there. To fully enumerate all of the dis- putes would take too much time, Let me say, however, that our mem- bers are not right at all times, and. it has been by no means easy to satisfy some of our members. I have at all times tried. to do what was right, having due regard to the rights of both parties under our agreements. Legislation. During the- last session of the Al- berta Legislature I was called to Ed- monton to assist the lobbyists sent there by the last District .Convention. Our efforts were- successful, and we now have in the statute-book of Al- berta a Workmen Compensation Act, and the eight-hour law bank to bank working day, together with the coal mine regulations. I strongly recom- mend that these lawb be fully en- forced in the interest of our mem- hers, and that we watch the effect" of jour enemies to have these laws re- pealed or amended in their favor, and do all in our power to retain what we have, and to keep up a constant flffhkjorijpffl'stetJfrWir interest of __.. workers. I recommend that we urge upon the- Alberta Government to pass a two-weekly pay law in this; province. Our organization has- now. one of its members in the Legislature, Bro. Donald McNab, ing elected for Lethbridge riding by what is known as the I.L.P., there being no opposition- Two members; of our district ran for the Dominion; House at the late were defeated, but the increasing solidar- ity of the miners' -votes speaks of success in the future, I strongly recommend that our members see to it that they, contest 'every seat pos- sible in the interest of the workers at the coming provincial elections. Trade and Labor Congress of Canada.; attended'the convention of the congress held a't Halifax. I must; confess at being disappointed at the' stand taken by the congress upon-1 many questions affecting labor. The! congress appears to be dominated by; unscrupulous .old party who evince more anxiety to serve the; Government than to seriously devise! measures to protect labor from all op_; pressiqn. I'recommend that our district with-' draw from the congress, for our money! can be spent in. a far "better -wajH than by the up-keeping of an organi- zation so dead to the real interest of labor as -is. the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada. My relations with my have bean of a friendly and I desire to thank those whose help.has been directed to upbuild the! Hawe'sHats New Spring Styles Received Today TlieBentley Co. fteiaile iRd Ittiii Ron Jj tETIBBIBBE THE DATE OF.V The Opening !jCP. Dinner at the MDRHAfE Look well to your feet. The advice of doctors when there is an epidemic of grip, is "Keep your feet You can do this by wearing shoes made of good leather and together by -the best methods. We have them. Cannot be announc- ed for some days owing to unforeseen circumstances inter- fering with the com- pletion of the in- fittings. An ex-C.P.R Chef Has Been Engaged Seventeen people on the staff. Seats for 48 at the tables and 16 at the hrach counter: Four seats at each table. Grill to Opn later OB N. H. MURRAY, 50 HEAD OF Heavy Mares and Geldings at City.Market YOUNG Sale Silkies Wood St. SflRlING j! AND DISTRICT F. Between Sage's and Eoy's LADIES AND GENTS: We want to impress upon your mind that there is as much difference be- tween an expert clothes cleaner and other cleaners as there is between a; plug and thoroughbred, and while our; price is as low as anywhere, yet it is the beatity of our work that "we brag! about more than our low price; If you want the best in cleaning, dying, pressing and repairing, try the City Dye Works ROUND STREET HeraU (Mice TELEPHONE 353 The Model Restaurant I Appeals to everybody by its- Excellent Menu and ought to claim the patronage of all Union Men As it is run on strictly union principles. Rooms in Connection John Caatia PROPRIETOR City Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE I R.A.Davis Stirling Alta. MEDICAL OR. W. S. Surgeon, Accoucher.: 9 a.m., 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office Red- path St. Phone .63. DOCTORS MEWBURN Street. 2.3, DR. A. MeNALLY-Offlce rooj.-g. Stafford Block. Office: Houro-ll- 7-8.30. Phone ulgbt and day 277. DR. J. E. LOVERI No-Physician, Surgeon, Accouchcr, -Oddfellows' Block. 9 a.m., 11 to 1, 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day and night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., C.M.-Special- ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Office a.m., 2-5 p.m., 7.8 p.m. DENTISTRY DR. O. J. Graduate of Northwestern Universi- ty, Chicago, 111. OiEee Rooms 11 and 12, Macdonald Block. UNDERTAKING ADDISON and Embalmers, 321 .Crabb Bt. Eethbridge, Alta.. Office and Resi- dence Phone 102. v Hayr Transfer Co. Leave your Orders for AT- illlBjrBros.NarilwareStore T PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE ISO MUSIC MADAM Pi- aniste, organ and voice produc- tion. .Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. -Coaching for exams. Howard House, Crabb Street. organization. queeri of handcuff cember, that there is with -.the east- YOU something new every night this week the traffic when trying to get it to the head of the lake before the close of navigation. The arjruraents used by Mr. Rowley were sound, and if the proper, termin- are provided on the Pacific, there ought not to be any difficulty in turn- ing the entire grain trade of Alberta from Fort William to Vancouver. ceum. 434 OUR POINT OF VIEW. General Superintendent Price put up a arood case for the C.P.R. at the grain conference. He showed that the crop" increase in 1908 was ,10 per cent, and the C.P.R. had increased tbo quantity handled by 183 per cent. The extreme south landed the best prises at the Provincial Seed Fair, You can always count on the seed from the south being in 'the. winning Glcichen .will swell itself now since it has captured tho Farm Crops Tro- phy from'Gramim. Donald McNab is right. If the leg- laUtom ttart tinkerinsr with the Workinens' Compensation Act it will a looking mess by the time tlwy are through ?nth it as lots of the don't care a rap about an act. TV lAbor mm had better follow oW time nle of "Lctviaf in the Compmnatinn Act. would be a good ad. all a samee sandwich man, thus "St. Valentine's Day "Has Again Been Fixed "By the Imperial Authorities "As Feb. 14th" then all who see the pas- iug ad can stop and count on his fingers or toes when he should buy that valen- tine from Fraternally yours, F. H. You Owe it to youself to OUR CAFE Before you arrange to get maals regularly any place Chow Sam Co. SBORT OWWtSATALL ROOKS MR. EARNEST F. ist, Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, London, Eng., and of Frank E. Blachfbrd, is open for a limited num. ber of pupils. Also for concerts, At Homes; banquets, etc. Terms "OD application! Phone 212. j Everything in seaton served tastily at i i The Coaldale Restaurant Coaldale Block R D The Arrow Lake Orchards will pay the sura of to any person proving the fol- lowing statements untrue: Koptenay Priiit tantls have produced prer worth of Fruit to the acre. The Arrow Lake Ditrrict, within 20 of Bur- City, North or South, does not require irrigation in the driest season known. r The climate of the Arrow Lake District is more favorable for Fruit any other part of B.C. The shipping facilities are good. The market is good, and the area of Fruit Lands in B.C is so limited, compared with the market, that there is no danger of over production. M FREEMAN, General Agent Union Bank of Canada, Lethbridge SOMETHING NICE fellow when he Is warm and thirsty, aud that he will thank you for offering him, is a foaming glass of cold and delicious Lethbridge beer. Is there a drink so bracing and invigorating on a warm day as a palatable glass of Alberta's Pride? If you are out of it, we will deliver a. case rtp-.yo.ur order. LETHBRIDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY. Ltd MR. ALBERT of Dr. Briggs; M.A., Song Singing and' Voice Culture. Pupil of Chas. Hancock, Esq., FIK.C.O, L R.A.M, Organ and Theory. Voice culture, pipe organ, harmony and theory, song singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Terras on application. Box 690, Xeth- bridge, Alta. JOHANNES H; pil of Henri Verbruggen; of Borne. Italy; Carl SiminsJ: Ger- many. High Class Scotch music a specialty. Open for recitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For ternurap- ply Eoyal Collieries, Lethbridge. LEGAL L. M. JOHNSTON and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union :Bank; Lethbridge. RAIDED COCK FIGHT.- Buffalo, X.Y., Feb. sheriff today raided t. cock fight on the outskirts of the -city. Over one hun- ,dred men were arrested, and, 75 dead, and live birds taken. The prisoners include- men from Ohio, Pennsyl- vania. Canada and down the state. HOMELIKE, AND COZY this restaurant is assuredly. You can bring your wife and you have if you have have "all the comforts of home" .without its of purchasing, preparing, cooking and 'serving food, lit- tle more, if any, and as just as good. The Hub Cafe W. c. Banis- teri etc. 6ffice: Southard Block. CONYBEARE P. Conybeare, K.C., D.C.L.; B. Morton Jones, Barristers, solicitors., etc. Offices: Conybeare. Block, Lethbridge; AlbertJa; SURVEYING HAMILTON -and Surveyors. Room 4, Whitney Block. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. B. Boom 9, Whitney Block. JAS. A. "Macdonald Block Redpath Street, Lethbridge Alta. Coal, Ice and PRAYING I Western Trnatfer Co. LONG BROS. Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ON ea -o'clock. Visitiu are cordially invited. j. ASHCROFT, W.P. QUS NEIDIG, W.8. TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying Dntfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for PRAYINCJ promptly satisfactorily. Goal deli rered promptly. Cath on J. S A. L Phone 70 LCTHBRIDQE LOUut NO. E.'" .Meets on the .second and fourth y of each month at 8.16 p.m. E S> SHARK AN, II. >TtIE0T I. LODGE PRIDE Of ALBERTA, -'_ or mm MeeU in.- the OddfedUpwt' HtU every flrtt and third Wednotday in the month at S..p.m.' For tail partkyhirt.-apply W. J. Frtd T. W, PrMMeftl 8w., Boi W. W. M. GaLrary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fueproof- mg, sanitation, heating and ventila- tion. Ernest E. Carver, M.B.A.A M.H.A -A.AXC., Etc., Manager Lethbndge Block. sad) BROAD Builden Contractors. Estimate! free. pairs and' alteration! at notice. Stair work a specialty, bridge, Alta. hold furniture. All classes, of tifna painted. Carriage painter. Hoiue painter. Pape'r hanger. Wood finisher, etc. Phone 124. 25 Argyle Ave. EDUCATIONAL THE LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL OF SHORTHAND AND TYPEWRIT- E, McGregor, PrmcipaL Govemment and Public Stenographer. All classes of type- writing work undertakea. Chartered Corporation Capital Financial Fiaca] Broken. for All Stocks HCAO OTFlCt-VlCTOHIA, t. 0; .F. A.M., O.R.A. Lodfe Regular metUuf the third Thurtdtf oi each inonth in the Maionie Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Vltitinf wlU 4k a Uarty A C Mewer, WM. O. V P, 0. Uf. ;