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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta s. ALtfcHTA. SATURDAY, FMAUARY I. NOW! H R. E I 4? 4. You cannot afford to purchase Lumber, Lime, Cement, or any Building Materials without first seeing our stock and securing our prices. While a new Company in this vicinity, its Officers and Managers have had years of experience in both Retail and Wholesale Lumber Business. No Order too large or too small to receive prompt and careful attention. (SUCCESSORS TO ENTEPPRISE LUMBER CO.) Nanton, High River, Milk River, Brant R. RANEY, Manager Lethbridge Yard Operating Taber, Granum, Claresholm Monarch CARLSON, Secretary and General Manager MrNE OPERATORS' PROPOSAL; SCRAP OVER A THEATRE. Patented Sectional louses jjlines to observe the most ele- mentary provisions of the in this province governs the carryinjf OQ. SPANISH QUEEN'S ODD BET General Teaming If you have any teaming of any kind to do ring me, up, PHONE 201- Your wants 'will be satisfactorily attended to. ..Coal must be paid for on delivery. WM. TAYLOR Wagers a Fan She Will Have Larger! Chinese Owner to Obey Mourn. I Family Than Princess of Wales. ing Regulations. I London, "Jan. dined the other Edward; Amoy, Feb. complica- iht with General i tioas are likely to arise as the result is Sir'Arthur and Lady.Paget at their! of the raiding- of a theatre which house in Belgravia Square. He was'being conducted by a Chinaman who j tion looking much better after his period an ex-Spanish subject, in defiance tnu of recuperation at Brighton, and was! of. the'Imperial mourning A deputation; Pf mine operators re- of the coal mining industry. Those cently. waited upon the government to of them" that were far-sighted' enough present their, grievances in connection with the new Workmen's Compensa- In 'the course 'of their iniue operators. made edict which! the proposition to the government C.P.R. MAY BUILD TO G.T.P. in the best of spirits. At the dinner table the King told followed tfie recent death ci the peror and Empress Dowager.- Em-1 that thev would1 be willing to pay in- J- I The to the.-provincial' "treasury five cents one of his friends that the Queen of j theatre was raided.by the police on forjach ton; ot. coal gained, provided Spain had bet. with the Princess oil Tuesday, and a-not tollowed. Sev- Line be Constructed From Sudbury to Cochrane. Sudbury, Qnt., -Feb. report i is curreiit here that the Canadian! WEDDED ON Pacific have in consideration the ex- tension of their Toronto-Sudbury Una north .of here to the junction with the Grand Trunk Pacific at Cochrane, taking in the new silver country. Gowganda, included a distance o! ]60 miles. This would be the short- the government would.; agree to stand Wales the rfake being a fan, that Ural shots were exchanged, and two any loss occasioned by accidents 'in she would. have larger familv than! members of the police force are miss, the mines. was made the'Princess, who has six children, ling- The authorities charge that as an offset to the .-.statement pi the The like'President Roosevelt j they were killed and .-their bodies j attorney-general., .that the- extra, cost. concealed. The theatre in question has been a bone 'of contention for several weeks, and. the matter was first referred to Pekin by; the local King, highly approves of big families. RAILWAY TRAIN. per ton of "coal mined in. the province that would be as a result of the working out of the Compensation Act would be about two and Halifax, N.3., Jan. 30.-Births and authorities> ,and then before the cents. The operators .doubled deaths are not an uncommon hap- pening on railway trains, but mar- j consular body here, where it" riages are a variety. One occurred j yesterday on the Sydney express. Shortly after the train left Sydney; the marriage ceremony was i pending. CONVICTS BATTLE. is now j 'this amount for immunity from sponsibility' under the act. The proposal of the operators, 'though on. the face of it a -plausible one, loses sight 'of the foundation prin i ciple -of the The ment in placing tliis'tactfuponj the primarily-; eat route to Winnipeg when the Grand ed, both bride and groom being named'; Chatham. Ont., Feb. of the Trunk Pacific is finished. i McDonald, and that was also the j prisoners in the local jail who are j statute books I name of the clergyman. This is the waiting to be removed to the Central i tliat ajl workmen killed or injured by "LUCKY" IS DYING. j first train marriage in Nova Scotia prison, got in a serious mix-up in theland industrial accident; Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. J.I that railroad officials have any re-j exercise yard this morning. compensation 'from thair'empfo (Lucky) Baldwin, the aged California cord of. The ceremony was perform-! jaji, they had some difference over" .a horseman, is said to be dying ofjed quietly, while. the other passen- j novel which both wanted to read at heart disease on his ranch. 24 miles j gers looked on. The bride and groom J tne same time.' The quarrel contin- firom this city. were unattended. compensation but it was well tended by the government' that" the secondary, and. in most j ued when they went out into, the yard j beneficial results. oi 'would be Get our PRICES on Corrugated Iron Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying eliewbere We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'s goods in stock mnin Office and Factory dr. HNI mm mm Telephone 153 Plaqe Your Orders for 4 a ring and prevented the turnkey and I it js a term of every guarantee insur- 4 fjrfTTian frovn .intftrfcr-incr and allowed -T> 4 When it was over, .one of the ,men ....WITH.... JAIL FRAME Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 and they finally came to blows. The other -male: prisoners who had been watching- the controversy formed to make the happening industrial accident a more and more rare, occur- i rence, because it is well, known that fireman from interfering and allowed They they the twc men to '..have Jt out; j fought for fully an until j both became exhausted.. :had a broken nose and there were sev- oral injuries on each of them such as bruised.' and battered faces and injur- ed .arms .and legs. Their, bodies, too. were covered with marks. It was i necessary to call the jail. surgeon to attend to their wounds. Both men; were badly used up and ance policy that employer, must stat- utory1 provisions" ;in' force 'applicable to the industry, in he is engag- ed. Th-j act aims 'to prevent accidents arising by making: .it expensive for the employer when such accidents hap pen, as well as to compensate the workmen; and-actual experience in countries where similar systems are in force, as.in Germany, France, and England, demonstrates. that; this sec- ondry result of such lejrislation is one to: see that-the best- security they have for the protection of their own property lies in' a strict observance of the provisions of the law, would undoubtedly, still continue; to take the the precautions the law enjoins-upon .them; but in, numbers of 'mines pperat ed throughout the sons who merely lease the mine from year to year, i.t cannot be doubted that the result .of the adoption of the proposition of the operators would be .to subject the miners to a vastly greater risk of accident than they at present are subjected to, and instead of the act operating, as it is intended to to protect. workmen from ac- cident, as well as to compensate them when accident occurs, the scheme of the mine operators would deprive the workmen of the very substantial tection-they, hzrvc today in the self- interest of 'their employers: _ The system of of cpal mines .carried on today throjugh piiblic works department of the pron vince is unquestionably as emcacipus as it can be made, but it would re- quire an anny, of inspectors to insure that ;every raine in the; province would at all times observe all the "provis- ions of the Coal Mines Act, and even such an army would not prove as efficient for this purpose as the inven- tive to prevent accident that under the "Workmen's Compensation Act is present to the mind, of ..every ceal. op- erator -in Alberta. As the attorney- general pointed out in introducing the act last year, its "aim is to prevent Industrial accident, .and no proposal that looks to. the abandoning of this aim either the workmen, the general public or eyen tp Jiimself. Manufactured in Vancouver, B C., of the very best Kiln- d.ried Lnmlier, in de- Prospective builders would do well-to before deciding 6nK a' hotise S. A. Spencer AGP ami BUILDER, MAGtEOD I THE SOUTH ALBERTA LUMBER Sell BUILDING MATERIALS At prices that CANNOT BE BEATEN'; in Southern Al- Letbbridgro, New Dayton, PHONE 225 r- City ElUson Mills P.O. BOX esi LOflG HATPINS-PROHIBITED. -Salem, Jan; bill has passe.d the House of Representatives limiting' the length of hatpins to ten it will be some time .before they will; of Jts important features. If the-ladies., ot the proposal of the.coal operators ,One of the participants comes from wcrc 'assented to, or. indeed, any New York. He was sent into jail-fonn of. government insurance were from Ridgetown. the other is a.local; inaugurated, all this benefit would be young man sent dpwn for crime. TOO MANY PERSONALITIES Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. of the United Mine Workers of the United States and Canada to exclude from its proceedings controversy of a serious' i0st. Indeed, it is not difficult to for I see that under such a system as the I operators purpose, industrial accidents would increase by leaps and bounds. from the consequences of i lessnesa, and from the inevitable con- Early in today's session a. resoln- tion was adopted that all speakers on the resolutions or motions must confine themselves strictly to the sub- ject in hand-bat" nevertheless the day was one of turmoil and bickerings. seq1JeiMW frOm failure to ob- (or of -their employees, the mine operators would be under no compulsion (other by a fovernment inspector and a small for breach of C.oal in despair. How can a thirty_three- "Widow" be attached to' the: head" with an insignificant ten- inch' pin? Of course, the -hat might be-sewed: to hair, but-this would be inconvenient if the fair owner should decide to attend a matinee perrformance. As for clamps, skew- ers, glue and other attaching agents, they would scarcely be suitable. No, the hatpin can have no substitute.. The bill is said to have been sug- gested by a bald-headed bachelor, who, had his eye grwed by the pro- trading point of a hatpin, and he been making trouble throughout the whole state. The Miierta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale tJHteAPEST LOTS ON THH MARKET Lots North of flw liilmf ill Wot of Wnbuimter U. FROM EACH One.third cash, one-third 6 Interett 6 per cent, per annum The Herald for High-class Job Work ;