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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LlTHBftlDOE, ALSIRTA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY II, Dtily HeroW Printed by the Dtily Herild Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at ito ottce. Bound St., Lethbridfe. W. A. BUCHANAN, Manning Di- rector and Editor Subscription Rfttti veer, delivered Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered ..1.00 Daily, one month, delivered.....35 DaDy, one year, by mail 1.75 Daily, six months, by mail Weekly Herald, one year 1.50 Addresses changed as often as de. sired, but both new and old address must be given. INSURANCE UNDER THE WORK. MEN'S ACT. SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office In the world A.D. 1710 19IO HOME OrriCE i LONDON. ENGLAND t C. B. BOWMAN, LETHBRIDGE, AGENT, circumstance, fairly be more than one.half of a similar amount under the English Act. Take the case, for instance, of a man of thirty age drawing the maximum weekly payment under the Alberta Act, name- ly, ten dollars a week. We will sup- pose him to have been permanently disabled by accident so that he has up hope or prospect of ever earning a dollar again, but he nevertheless still survives and recovers his health so that in spite of his incapacity he has every prospect of going on living for years. Gases of this kind are rare, as everybody knows, but assume Side I wnat exieni, u any, any substance in the complaint of such a case. A reference to the Eng- lish annuity tables shows that such is could buy au annuity oi a year- (the total annual sum of his weekly payments under the Alberta for seventy-five per cent, of which is Now, allow- ing ior the difference in the interest the employers that because of the un- certainty as to the length of time weekly payments may be continued under the Alberta Workmen's Com- pensation Act, it is impossible for them to obtain, insurance fully cover-j courts in such a case would not be ing the risks imposed upon them by j Beater than one-half this amount, or ti, I At all events, the Act will not this Act? Let us examine- the -n 5peration ]one ihe every reason .to suppose that the that would be fixed by our tion dispassionately in the light ofjiay down 3 definite rale on the sub- known and ascertainable facts. First i. jeci, which rule will apply as long as employer under the Act. Clearly, if this is ascerttrinable insurance to the amount of that risk is "an absolute protection to that employer. In" case accident results in death no difficulty is experienced, because the limit or maximum of risk is fix- ed by the Act itself at so that so far as death is concerned insur- ance on each employee to the extent j of would def the British Columbia Workmen's pute Compensation Act, where the limit {today. of compensation, both in the case.of death "and permanent- disability, is interest- the courts will increase the redeem. afble amount. The provision of the Alberta Act leaving this matter in j the hands of the courts is, under the i circumstances present in this "co'un- try at the present time, a wise one. But allowing for a very much greater latitude than that indicated, and for variances in the average- age of em- ployees, an employer would be abso- lutely protected under, the Alberta Act bv insuring to the extent of INDIANA'S TROUBLE WITH j SHEEPK1LLJNG DOGS (tfrorn the Indianapolis News.) Sheepkillinp closrs of Licking ship. Blackford county, iu. which Hart ford City is located, have put thej application by or oa behalf" of the i employer, be redeemed by .the meiit of a lump sum of such -an amount as the court'shall deem just; and'- such lump sum may" be ordered by the court to be invested or other- wise applied for ttie benefit of the person entitled tnereto; provided, that nothing in this paragraph shall: be construed as preventing agreements being made for the redemption of a weekly payment by a lump' sum." So the only limit upon the amount of the weekly payments un- der the Alberta Act is that at the in, stance of the and trfter "such payments have 'been continued for aii months, they may be redeem- ed by the" payment of such a lump sum as the court shall deem Tfi e difference the two Acts rests upon fhe fact that the Al- berta Government realized and pro- vided for the Trery important circum- stance" that a man who is perman- esilr 4isabfed is deprived of "all hia earning capacity by an accident, but who nevertheless is a very considerable expense to his fam- ily, and that -nis family are conse- ed to a very muA y of compensation than tailed outright. This got just this kind of a risk that insurance companies are organ- ized to take! and do take jlaily, and when one consider? the" relatively' THE BASKET GOWN. Has Great Flounces or Puffs on the) Reaches Far Down' to a Point Has Not Been Fash, j ionable Since 1880; Feb. gown] is so'say'the T Get the kind "that are made by nest ran a new_fashion.which will! POOR SHOE WILL NOT MEND ITS LOOKS BY SH1N1NG1 VMW A VJ- W I _ 4 few cases of permanent injury oi the the Louis Qumze_ basket dress; j ____L- __j Will oa tnp Tho i kind mentioned that do not prove fatal, it would seem that the addi- tion to the premium already mention- ed cannot be substantial. "Moreover., it should not .be forgot- ten in this connection that under the Act where a lump sum is arrived at at- which weekly payments may redeemed, and is paid by em- ployer, if death afterwards results from the accident such sum must be deducted from the compensation due 'to the dependants. The Act has been carefully drawn so that no injustice shall be done either to the workmen usder it by limiting the amount of weekly payments arbitrarily, but, on the contrary, leaving this to be decided by the court on application of the employer, or to .the employer by forcing him to pay twice for the same accident, once to the workman and again, to the dependants" of the workman in the event of death re- 'sulting from the accident. 'And "while it is true that nothing human is per. it. -would seem that the Govern- ment of Alberta have "put a measure upon- the statute books in the Work- men's as near. dc concerned as Bsation Act that comes j justice to all parties can well be.devised. beginning. Right in shape, them style. Eight in .fit, en er sum by if he had principle hag- been reeogniied- for many- years courte of- justice "in connection with .claima and verdicts of damages for accidents.-. Jt'is- -a very common thing, as everybody knows, to find juries and courts giv- ing much "larger- damages in cases of accidents that cripple a man for life than in cases of fatal accidents; and the reason is because the damages suffered by the injured man's family are in fact much great- er in the one case than in the other, "To limit the in case of permanent disability, except as it is done- in the Alberta Act, by leaving- it to the caurt to say -what the amount should -be, is illogical and unjust. But is there any reason why this liability cannot be insured against? Let us stick to our original enquiry. WBat is the maximum risk under this clause of the Alberta Act that any employer" of labor is liable, to? We know for the same proyisiso in substance' was contain- ed "in the English Workmen's Com- pensation 'Act of basis adopted under that Act T telephone communication, be- nas been.; in-. tweeji the mountain hotels It was Tne! also intended, ss soon as the double I tracking east of the city Vas complet- SPENDS MONEY t troduced in ATC the Legislature. ate :on umt.munacjpauiies.may, ed, that a superimposed telephone cir. of the question cult sn-ouid be operated between Win- as-to :whether street cars shaE oper-jnipegjmd port William, which means that the through copper wires be- tween Winnipeg and Montreal-will be utilized- at the same.-time for7'- tele-, phone service between. Winnipeg and Fort William. This, however, will be .for; railway- service only. Similar service is given, at present between Medicine Hat and Calgary, the tele- graph wire being used for telephone communication at the same "moment and whfle in full use for "telegraph purposes. Ooplrauite Once was to find buyers for the land "we had, But low Is To find enough land for the buyers we have. Entirely lew Plan For selling either Wild or Improved .Land. Town Lots or City list What You Have With Us low Ike Cinfiai teal at MJMtmt to. OmCE-IRYAN IUNX P.O. BOX 387 I have one and a half sections of the finest wheat land in Al- the proposed C. P.R. route, from: Leth- bridge north. I will sell this land on terms that are right C.W MM 3, lACNWuJ MCI We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying DutSt, and. are prepared to execute all orders for promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. .r. Cadi on delivery. J. S. Phillips ILPattesoo Phone 70 Office In Nelson. Go w's Store Co. lid. Dealers in Stocks, Bonds and Mortgages FINANCIAL AG-ENTS FOR Austin-Manhattan Conso- lidated Mining Co., Austin, Nev. Capital Shares advance from 60c to 65bc Uttridge J. ACTON P.O. Box 294 Office in Chinese Stpre, Ford Street, beside Palace Livery i t STIRLING It AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites, .Farm Lands, ancT Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AMD INSURANCE R. A. Davis Stiffing Hayr transfer Co. your Orders for AT- PiioMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE WO i F 't o lots, corner, close in. Glyn st., JSasy McGilvery Creek. Coal and Coke Co stock for sale. 25c per share 1 SCRIP FOR SALE I! Standard Land Co. Ltd. J! CAPITAL, Btx680 PkMel98 SURPLUS Fire hsvaice i REWARD The Arrow Lake; will pay the of to any person proving the fol- lowing statements untrue: Kootenay Fruit Lands have produced over worth of Fruit to the acre. The Arrow Lmke Diarrict, within 20 miles of Bar- ton City, North'or South, does not require irrigation in the driest Mfiaon known. the Arrow Lake District is more favorable for Fruit any other part of The shipping facilities are good. s The market is the area of Fruit Lands in is soV limited, compared with, the'market, that there is no dingev of IM irniini PdifBi, BWtif EHHI M. General Union Bank of Canada, Lethbridge Everything in season served tastily The Coaldale Restaurant Coaldale Block PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W, 5. QALBRAlTH-Phy.iciai Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m., 8-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Rc-c path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANI Street. a.m., JSLAi: 7-8. DR. A. and rooi s Stafford Office 12, 1.3, 7-8.30. Phone night and da 277.' DR: J. E. Surgeon. Accoucher, 9 a.m., 11 3 to. 5, 7 to _ 8. Phone, day auq nigfit, 342. r D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ,ist, Eyo, Ear, Nose and Throat" Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alta Office a.m.; 2-5 p.m. .7.8 DENTISTRY DR. 0. J. COURTICE Graduate of Northwestern Universili ty, Ghieago, 111. Office 1-5. Rooms 11 and 12, Macdonaldf Block. UNDERIAKING ADDISON Under- takers and Embalmers. .The--pldest established business in'the city.] Phone 102. Office and 321 Crabb'St. Parlors open day and night: MUSIC MADAM Pi- aniste, organ and voice produV Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or Coaching for exams; Howard House. Crabb "Street. R. Cooper, con- cert baritone. At liberty for con- certs, At Homes, etc. For terms, Alta. MR. ALBERT of Dr. Briggs, M.A., Song Singing and Vo.ice- Culture. Pupil" of Chas. Haucock, Esq., F.R.C.O., L.R.A.M., Organ- and Theory, culture, pipe organ, piano; harmony and -theory, singing. Open for con- certs, recitals, on" application. Box 690. Leth- "bridge, .Alta... :v JOHANNES H. pil -of1 Henri Verbruggen, of Rome, Ivaly; Carl'Simins, of Berlin, Ger- inany. High Class Scotch 'music a 1 specialty. Open for 'f cdncerts, etc. For terms': ap. ply c jo Royal -Collieries, Lethbridge. L. M. and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Lethbridge, W. C. Barris- ter, etc. Office: Southard Block. HOMELIKE AND COZY this restaurant is assuredly. You can bring your wife you have if-yon have have "all" the comforts of home" without its inconveniences oi selecting, purchasing, jsreparing; cooking and serving food. Costs lit- tle more, if any, and is -just as, good. The Hub Cafe LETH0RIOGE c. a. P. o. t Meets on the second an.4. fourth Tues- day of each month at 8.1JT E A. If K. R Seereury J.OOQE PRIOE O? ALBERTA, v A tap if fcuftt Met) Meets in OddfedUowi' Hall every first end third Wednesday in the month 8 .p.no. For lull ptrticnUrs apply W. J. Fred" T. IP. IPhaiideot. Box 57. i.r. 4 A.M., Lodfe RefnUr nifhi, the third of iaonUi in the P. O. Block, at p.m. bnethran will aL ft htartj 1, C. W.M.. O T. F, O, MT, CQNYBEARE F. P. C9nybeare, K.C., 3. Morton Jones, B.CX. Barristers, solicitors, etc.- Offices: Conybeare Block, Ijethbridge, Alberta. SURVEYING HAMILTON and Surveyors. Room 4, Whitney .Block. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS Room 9, WbJtney Block. JA3. A. MACDONALD-Architect, Macdonald Block, Bedpath Street, Lethbridge Alta.- W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireproof- ing sanitation heating and ventila- tion: ErnesVE. Carver, M.B.A.A., M.R.A., Etc., Manager Leihbridge Office, Bryan Block. and' buUd- Estimates cheerfully given. Re- pairs1-and alterations executed "at the shortest notice. Box 730, Leth- bridge, Jttta. w; R. bold furniture. All classes of signs painted. Carriage painter. Houie painter. Paper hanger. .Wood -finisher, etc. Phone 124. 35 Argyfe Ave. EDUCATIONAL THE LETHBRI DOE SCHOOL OF SHORTHAND AND TYPEWRIT- INO-J. E. McGregor, F.I.PJB.. Principal, Government and Stenographer. All of type- writing work undertaken. Chartered Financial Agents for c Mondayt Hmll 8 o'oiock. fUlDIO, W.S. ;