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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald'. Live Local All The Local Newt Where You Eatpeet fc 'TUESDAY, FEBRUARY IsicoNp SECTION LhTHBKlDGK, ALBERTA. SECOND SECTION Provincial Treasurer Tells'How .World Unrwt Muy Be .Allayed Tlie true-Inwardness ot Conference, iiart of Ihe machinery, ot tlie League of jv'atlons, held lit Wash- .ingtoit was brought honjo In a very Illuminating address delivered by It Mitchell, Provincial Treas- urer, at tlio Hdlnry lunclicon on Mon- day. The meaning-of the conference with'the presence of the Canadian .delegates Ihere was ably enunciated and the part-that the Dominion, ir common with-Ihe other nations, will jilay tho International jiolicles The salient euci, tas csccjtloa of Ibe eight hour day, which had to be determin- ed by the were matters of pro- vincial rather than federal legislation. The speakers referred to the objec- tion of tho manufacturers, through their representative, Mr. Parsons, to the adoption of the eight hoar day and the forty-eight hour week. In that it would hpld back production and hurt small and Industries, and to thei reply tbat'lu the last analysis it was the ggycrnuieuts who! were to decide on these point3. He also alluded to tho stand taken at Meeting in waa the only intTL j country Fhich thrOBSli iU sub com raltled took and definite day and tho forty-eight hour week, it was allowed by agreement that in Mr'.'Ct. president ot the Board ot Trade, has been elected a director of the Canadian Forestry As- so'ciallon. The" election place at STREET RAILWAY EARNINGS INCREASE Tb.9 earnings of Hie street cart tor the moulh of January showed a increase in earnings "and passengers carried over the same month last year. Tho figures ore: January. car- earnings 5I.S93.-I2; passengers 301, earnings R605.27. Daily earnings average, January, 1920, January, 1319, H5.33. Chairman Marnoch of ID.A. Going to Edmonton and to JQttawa on Irrigation Matter luiiicu stci'i Jn lie obtaining data In regard lo-indjistrlal conditions, .and, as a consequence, the delegates from that country were the best informed al tho conference. So-concise was the Information UUtlhe reports had In concrete labor conditions in Alberta. The only reports available wsro those from Great. Brit-tin, an this gave I Is: delegates a commanding position In the assembly. Inoidental- ly the drew attention to.tho wui won cKjuiyiiuvu. that in tie framing of the peace te.'iturcs of the important convention) treaty the representatives of Canada had" to Mr. Mitchell In voting powers which .were inslsi- rpprcsonling (licre tho Province of eci On. and emphasized nor status of Alberta In ah. advisory capacity, aiuV individual-nationhood. he mirrored In what lio had to say the Inland Navigation significance'of the" conference to the cases where tho eight.hour day v.-as'tilo- annual meeting of th? association not fullv used time could bo made up, ,_ rn not fully used time could bo mauo i.y, but In no instance was the day to es- ceed nine hours. Again anything that 9 had been obtained. In the way of au- labor -legislation was not lo bs Impaired by the adopting ot the resolutions. With the People Mitchell took pains to point out that the government of Canada; and ol any Bother was not bound to adopt the'resolutions passed, all that t fell lo these governments lo do was to submit the same to the legislatures vlthln twelro months, and there they lad to meet the fate of A'opllou.or sgn provinces of tho Dominion, in.that, as hc'statcd, 75 per cent.of the decisions referred to provincial legislation with the bearing of them in future labor legislation In the Dominion. This was policy Commerce and agriculture wero not considered at the coiiveullon Mr. Mitchell. These will be considered later. Tho application of the eight hours was considered not feasible In particularly denoted In tho adopted towards female labor, m re-; gard to Ibis six "weeks with pay Is to, be allowed-hi cases.ot enforced absence does not mean dis-1 ni.lual.- As-to whether ttic State 1 tha employer will benr Ibis cost Is.aj matter. I a be determined by provincial; legislation, aiid como up for de-j i flsjon at.lhe "neil session ot Iho pro vlncial U. S. Delegates Mr. Mitchell dwelt on.tlie absenci t representatives ot Ibe United 'states from'the in the jioiition that country, had taken In ro-f 'ganl to the-League ot Ndtlphs; the only representative was Mr. Go rape rs, and be was there out of courtesy. It ,Vas an absence that was-conspicuous nnd was.renecled in.the scant promin- ence' given to the doings of Iho as- sembly by the'American newspapers; according to.the'Speaker, a golden opportunity a iifnvinape'r 'point' of.-dew in bringing the. true 'slgrilncanco. of..the cohven- tiin'tt' the .'American people. In Iho election of'.officers the. Unlte'd. Stales were staid tat. yavS'fcanada an'added representation with: the; obje'cC o Lulling pi aces :Which 1 to the State6..wlieA they'fihafly caine into the LefguVwIth the smoothinE over- of: present dif- ferences. Dominion and Latin Slates Hon.-Rowell and'Sen a tor Robertson the official delegates for tho to i that r-.very fdrelgn delegate was made tho guest Dominion of Canada in (ivory opportunity1 .that was given This a I ten [Ion did niore good to Can n'lip. than anything else, as a result the Xfominion a much large in the .coniinitlees in tbo'case of seafaring men, but this lo to determined, on. Hero o'uf that the Inland navi not regardeu as into the scope of seafaring oc n, in.that-the delegate fron ntaine, that those pa February 3rd. In be has elected to. Mr. will bo Called on to co-oer- 'f'e as uHively. as possible with the exctullve affairs of.'the The Forestry'Association anticipate a very active year; and in enlisting tho co-operation Marnoch .they have estimated 'the: importance or the connection of .fdjrcslry with. Irrigation. In reference 'to'.this, Mr. Marnoch Tioints out o! for- is not so remote as it appears. Forests.-In the roots'of the trios.1 servefas the sponges which and could act the central orrsnlta- lou the proposed were formed. 11 also felt that the leisua could do a much greater and. more; useful work than In tho past if the would support 11 -'and eleci a strong executive committee. For this reason Iho election of officers and tho executive was deferred until Sun- day, Feb. lotli, so that the nominating coimnlltco would.havo lime to present a carefully prepared list, and it was wise lo leave the preparation of the future program of activities to the new executive. Ladles will bo welcome at all meet ings as in the past, though the name will remain tho Christian Men's League. JQU w retain Ihc water and hold them as rejection, with the people, having the reserves. -Hwaslncum-r --.i-wiVi. Aj ,m fxartlte.o ring the de-j'.av supply, tcfore the rerjr- io eVperlencc In-a position to re In-the. evening. Tho mag- it the-inland waters Can- adH waa brought-before'the confer- ence liy a result '.his aspect of-the.labor employed was left over for consideration along Tilth that of seafarmg.iuen in general. Governments to Determine The labor resputions at the confer last say matter. bent on governments to br! cisions of the conference legislatures within twelve months. failing this tie I-eaguo had the power to compel the same by economic'or other pressure. The conference tand at 17S yet, 7 no. Within a couple o be In the latter part of July so that wll! have an opportunity ocl an ocular of irrigation. A prooram will also be drawn up. Established Alibi in Case of Rob bery of Chinaman at -Woolford The two Cardston youlhs, Sennet Sherwood and.Floyd appearej icforo Judge Jafck'son, on Monday at tornooii, on, tlio alleged charge MUCH HAY ON TRACK At tlio present time there are G7 cars o[ hay on the local: C. P. R. track. In tlio last .two days 36 cars canio in, bringing ui> the lotal ol liny on wheels- lo tho'-flgMres given. In.addi-' tion to these 50 cars have been unloaded. Thero were eight cars booked'on Tuesday morn- ing. The hay comes from Que- bec, and is selling to tlie farm- er from to. per. Everybody Like 5 em POST TOASTIES lioldfng up and robbing a Chinaman lloui Lee, who runs a restaurant Woolford, of a sum of .money .and watch. The incident occurred on Jim uary Srd' last. -.Tho defence put n was an alibi, and in support of thl in addition to the: evidence of th youths, llaiel fielder, of Be der's farm, fird miles away from whcr tho alleged assault was'said to hay taken place, was taken. She corrobo nted tho evidence of Sherwood and Woolf that Sn tlie night in question they wero at tlift farm' ind 'rttlred lo iied before 12 o'clock on'the 3rd, an liour previous'to In which Iho hold-up -was slated.lo have taken place. His honor'accepted tlio alibi aiid the charge was dismissed. A feature In tlio casp was the singu- lar ignorance, as shown jn evidence, of the defendant Though 59 years ot age, ho can neither rcac! nor write, nor. did be know the names of tlio'montlia in the year.. Ho admitted knowing Year's Day was In January because It happened In'win- ter, and' that. August: ivas In the Bum- mcr, in that his birthday -was in.that month. I In dismissing tho defendants, ibis honor read them a severe lecture, urg- ing them to their indolent habits and get to steady work.' defence was-conductea by A. B. HofgV of the city, with "whoiii .was, associated Z W. Jacobs, Cardston, and the prosecu by Dr..'Conybewo, K.C., "ivlth whom was associated Laurie, ,o Cardslon. In a dispute over farm boundary lines State Senator Oco. Halo sh.o nnd killed his neighbor, II. I.. Morse near Middlesex, VI Clias. Anslc, wonled cago'for auto stealing, .shot nn.O. B6X S ;