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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Pajre Thursday, February ifi, 1911. Delicious Oysters Fresh From Famous Beds Blue Points, Narragansetts, Gulfs. Right here you can have your favorite variety of these world- famous oysters by getting genuine Sealshipt Oysters. You can be sure we are bona fide registered Sealshipt Agents, because our oysters are taken from the blue and white porcelain the Sealshipt name and trade-mark. It protects the growing, thc shucking, thc sealing shipping of oysters. It protects you against inferior oysters. Oysters that lack the rich nourishment When you get Saalsliipt Oysters you are sure of oysters as pure, fresh and succulent as 'the day they catae frcm the sea. For Sealshipt System safeguards tte oysters at every ntove from oyster beds to you. (PRESIDENT POWELL'S CONDEMNATION OF THE CONDITIONS AT SOME MINES Irom troat Frank Local Union for their kind at- j vey ventured to notices, itentlon and support of Ura. Decouxlbut they were immediately tern down and IHT children during her husband's and we were Injsuked. That mine is I jncurc'eratlon. The cost of thii trial1 the International Coal and Coke. Co. will be found in the Secretary's an- nual report. Explosion at Eellevue On the evening of December 9th, >ns in the his; delicious tang of the natural SM oyster. I tory of Alberta occurred in the Belle-: ,vue mine, killing thirty minera and [one :brave volunteer, Anderson, leaving twenty widows and forty child rcn to be cared for, not by the govern- I ment or the coal operators, neither of whom cared how they lived. Coleman, Alberta. Why should this company allowed to insult the un- ion and Its officials? Clay to stern the holes taken to the working and the right to post union not about the mines are two that niuat toe demanded in our agree ments with this company. Wash Houeei The wash houses at the in Alberta are a to the operators and the government inspect- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., L.L.D., D.C.L., PutSIDCMT ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENWAL MANAGER 'I g t? a. A Nourishing Food That All Enjoy Sealsliipt Oysters are famous not only for their rare delicacy andsweet- ness of flavor. They impart as vrell all the rich, natural nourishment of the ivorld's best oysters. With Sealshipt Oysters you hare the foundation of countless delicious after you have once served theai. The Standard .oi Value Sealshipt Oysters arc all solid oyster Hence their vast economy. The price of Sfealshipt is the standard of value. "When you pay less you gtt less. dishes. Nothing can take their place We Are Registered Sealshipt Agents Plunkett Savage, jobb Geo. A. Delany i wish to emphaaize to you, my bro- ors, and an insult to the men who are ther delegates, that these said goal j compelled to use them. I would re- 1 companies must be mude to pay their'.commend to this: convention that this compensation must be j wash house question command your I no quarter given. "We, seven thousand attention. CAPITAL REST, TRAVELLERS'CHEQUES Inswed by The Canadian Bank of Commerce are the most convenient form in which to carry money when travelling. They are negotiable everywhere, self-identifying, and the exact amount payable in the prin- cipal foreign countries "is printed on the face of every cheque. The cheques are issued in denominations of 510, and MS and may be obtained on application at the Bank. In connection with its Travellers' Cheques The Canadian Bank of Commerce has issued a booklet entitled "Information of Interest to about to which will be sent free to anyone applying for it. Lethbridge Branch C. G. L Nourse, Mgr. United Mine Workers in District Mb. 'And the Banie can be said of the ers 18, one and all oi us, muai make it bunk are a' disgrace to lour 'business to find out the names of'the coal operators, government, clergy the Insurance companies that these (police, and to the people who own [coal operators GO business mem. Burniie, for Instance, and many Itnat we may be in a position to de- inounce them in the Etreet. on the plat- j form, in the press, and. it possible, In the pulpit, for their cruel heartless, [cheating of the poor widows and or- phans especially those of our foreign brothers. This sad event is a thing (of the past to the man in the street, Ibut not to the mothers, the widows, i and the orphans the victims of this profit-making system. Now it is np others. International Convention There were Dine Irom District IS, who attended tha tional convention, and one of res- olutions passed on the eleventh day of the convention, pledgee moral and financial support to District No. 18, so that they may secure an advance in wages. .This convention is of grea TAYLOR STAKE HAD FINE CONFERENCE Magrath. Feb. Saturday Sunday the regular quarterly con- j ierence of the Taylor scale of thel Church of .lesus Christ of Latter Day ood health and living their religion to the best of their ability. Gospel [sermons from a Mormon standpoint were also eloquently .by Elders B. S. Young. Ernest Bramwell and Theo. Bradley, and others. The people were instructed and exhorted by the speak- ers (o live good, holiest, moral lives faithfully in the spread of FLY government should carry the work- men's insurance of the province. The position of the district regard- ing money anci membership is mere satisfactory than it was at the last an- nual convention of District No. IS. With the goodwill and support of the members we hope to make it stronger, better and more useful. There is anew Coal Mining Act ab- out to come into force in British Col umbia. Let us hope it will reduce the number of and other from'-the frozen north j msv. so lnat' it can no longer be said the restored gospel of Jesus Christ j ih'rouirh fabnt straits the inhabitants that British Columbia stands on the OF DISTRESS Syiinev, C. Feb. v "creat ice Hoes that have bee importance in face of the fact tba to us as men to sse to these agree'nient with the operators ter eople are not entirely disinherited. on the 31st of March. Engage a Lawyer j Legislative I wish to recommend to this conven-i NQW entlemen> l would llke Hay ion the appointment of a real live] about lavr.makjng .ood. ighting lawyer for the Crow's Nest nrovinces. British Col- OF CANADA Oyital, FreflU Jass, as these compensation casea need'more and must atten- provinces, Feeds for Tov Trip no matter what fort cf the world you can be convtaientlf secured, whenever and wherever you want them, if you cany a Travelling Letter of Credit from this Bank. Absolutely safe, at no one can realize mi it. introduction to the best Banki and Bankera eVerywlwft. Our Local Manager will be glad to tell you all aWttt Main Offict cor. Round Radpath 8ta.G. R. TIHW1NO, Stirling A. H. Roach, Acting Mender Gritty E. W. Luckhardt, Manager. umbia and Alberta. We members ofj- Dictrict No. 18 come from one or oth- tion.. I wish to repeat what I said at g aQd naturally the last convention, namely, that the by the we will not forget made at the Men Saints were held in the meeting house here. H was a remarkable gatu- People from all parts of the state were in attendance in vast num- the twentieth century that British Col believed by the Mormon! of Kij'llt isiand one ot thc eastern-j same plane as Mexico. Gentlemen, i The general.aud local auth-Ust points of Canada, have display- orities of the church were read and. cd signals oi distress and ei- unanlmously sustained by the uplift-! fort to relieve the residents has tmed hand I proved unavailable. The government- T, Joseph F. Smith sustained- a, I steamer Blontajnajny attempted to SSonJ -me of the s.eet. Prophet. Seer and Revetaiar of the reach the .land, bloe.ed b} ost and most inspiring music than ev- church of Christ in this day, as were, the ice and was forced to the Twelve Apostles. men .more or leae interested in matters which affect the i-rell-be- ing of the class'to which we belong. True, we cannot expect all men to see ye to eye in all of the details, but when presented that should convince the most stubborn, be oolish indeed who persists in stand- ng in his own light. In the Rocky Mountain division, we have a. repre- sentative in parliament, CbarUs M O'Brien, Socialist, and even those am- ong you that differ from him in opin- ions, must acknowledge that at no time has he neglected the interests of the working classes. Some ot my friends have said: "What good can one man To which I reply that these companies. My relations with my colleagues dur- ing the past year have of a pleasant nature. WishinK you a successful convention. W. B. POWELL, DifL 18.v U. M. W. of A. Prealdent't Comments President address got a most cordial reception, and was Ire- quently applauded. As he read it, he occasionally added further words of comment. spoke particularly harshly of the wash .house and 'bunk house conditions he said were as bad as in the compounds of Japan. The places were unsanitary and revolting in their filth 1 Haliinx. The government steamer j umbia should foe" the greatest kille of coal miners in Ui'e world. I have been through all the mine in District 18 within this past year only a few exceptions, some of many times. I done my before in her history wso tne "rweive APOSUBS. i i-iauci.x. me ---------i test to improve the conditions of thei fbe uncertain conditions of the On Sunday evening the Young Peo-1; Stanley, built especially for breads i mfin jn the mjnes. l have .fought for show the raihvav service between here and the pie'S Mutual Improvement association; ice. is frozen in the ice near Low- them on the and through Koaih 'prevented any of the apostles its quarterly session. Besides'point. When the Stanley is able Irom being in attendance', however, a-several beautiful vocnl and Instrti-; ;0 release herself from the grip oi most successful..ind enjoyable confer-'mental selections, Elder G. J. Aired. 1 ice, site will start for Flint Island, mines is a [or the benefit of the workers com- rel those -of other political colors to show just where they stand. This in itself is educative, as it does more to iucal prom- my way. m. pjiitiwim i bv inspection of the mines. J Those _ The vUtilation of most of the Alberta jduced for the benent-of _ VOT1 tbmk nice was held. President Heber S.: oi Raymond, delivered a splendid conditions about thc Straits oi [mining Allen had charge of the services and. tare on "Morality." The speaker said Xorthumherland, Cabot Straits and In his opening address stated that the; that this was the greatest era of the'QUjj- ot gt are particular- Taylor stake was in splendid condi-1 twentieth centurj'. He explained tho Jv scvcre at prescnr. The steamer tion and the'people were enjoying j position of the Mormon people in maintains a pnssencer Kard to the laws of virtue, which are to break those statutes is con- sidered next to murder and that the individual would lose his or her stand- ing in the church. Next Thursday the Magrath Agri- cultural Society is giving what pro- mises to be the most successful ball j BRIDAL TOUR IN WHEELBARROW and banquet ot the sesison. A aplend _ ha of the stete. Many times that were intro- the mine would other re- Alberta TIMOTHY BLUE JOINT HAY All UinriR of Hay, Grain Feed. on hand at Warehouse (rear of Dallas Hotel. PHONE BOX 1828 K. StucUey Sou Succesors to The Waddington-Stuckcy Co. vyholesalc Retail HAY AND GRAIN DEALtRS and freight service between North Sydney and Port Aux Bazqiies, Xfid., is frozen in the ice in Cabot Straits. Several steamers are reported ice bound in the vicinity oi St. Johns. Act e same revolting conditions continue iln shall advise them to strike again, classes and yet again. Observations one representative like O'Brien may' often fuu Of vermiin. He orall> not accomplish much directly, but he amended his written report by saying can by the introduction of measures ne should say "at moet of instead of "at the mines." Report Clem Stubbs, the vice-president read a very interesting report, i which he dealt with some of the mor important matters that had occupie his" attention during the year. Th first of these was the suspension work at Frank, which had recently been settled. Mr. Stubbe gare a largt part of the credit of the settlement to Sheriff I. S. G. Van Wart, of the chairman of the 'board appointed under the Industrial Disputes after the interests of the working attentUm to the _ses alone can keep the provincial wh-ch the operators take ad- house at Edmonton busy so much of! the question of differentials. w -f the time, does it not show that ten One thing District IS is men, equally as aggressive as Charlie this: all the disputes that arhe-andj O'Brien would not compel the m.roduc- thPy are many-are due to the swelled- j tlon of more labor laws? H you headed arrogance of the boSses, whose j anything go for it bald-headed, diuv it is to carry out the contracts! id programme has been arranged in- cluding musical numbers, speeches, etc. Sunt. Creig of Fairs and Insti- tutes, will probably be in attendance i and make au address. Supper will be served from 5 to T p.m. and a tempting menu is being prepared. In the even- in? dancing will be indu'ged in. Shikfis Cure ickly stops Friends Push Illinois Couple a Block and Make Bridegroom Buy for Everybody Canni. 111., Feb. married proved an exciting experience for .lohn A Smith and Miss Flossie Hale Friemls ot Smith, who is a newspaper nian. escorted the couple to Main St.. placed them together in K wheelbar- row and pushed there the entire block an ice cream stand, where Smith j -was forced to seulc for the drinks for coias. We stand together on the Inanrtnal and not to break them. A great many I field with our unions but we divide our of them are men devoid of any con- strength on the political field, and so cep ion of fair play, and think it striking for better cond.tions er and to their credit to dispute and with one hand we put a tetter on the discharge and ride rough-shod over, other. Take the Fernie election as an their feilow-men. Their vanity often example-on the one side you nave a they are the general managers and superintend- jFOSJte ems need men of that, kidney in their; the o" business. More common sense and allowed to return to work." Report of the Secretary-Treasurer Secretary-treasurer A. J. Carter, in his rerport, which closely by thc delegates, said that he.was for the fine time since he tary-treasurer to report, that the dU- rict is in. a solvent position. haTias; OK December 31. 1310, a 'balance oh hand f The Fernie local ha4 not een able to pay.up all of Its arrears, but in December had made a payment of and there is every reason, to believe that before the afrcesienta ex- pire it will have paid all It owes. He expected that by March 31, the dis- trict would have a balance on ?20.000. Large sums had been turned over to the "District Ledger" to clear off the liabilities against it. That paper is now on a paying basis. In connection with the Workmen's Compensation, he complained that the operators used every technicality to avoid paying these sums, especially in. the cases of foreign workmen. The case ot Krux versus Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.; now in the courts -would soon be settled, and they hellered Trould be n favor of the contention the men. Many other are depending oa this case, and the men have reacoa to ftope for better tbings in thii regard. He reported that an arrangement had been made with District No. f, W. F. M., whereby they would half the coat of fif htlnf these In the courts in British Columbia. Speaking of the relief given dariaa; the Frank strike, he said that arrange-, ments had been made by whieh the members were to receive 13.00 per week, plus a dil count ef. 18 per cent, given by oa gooia bought or what amounted to a week, the members' wives get fl.00 a a, the imuistria out money t operators' side. They sign contracts nrd agreements with no intention of them. Hi. more in theirtUelrt rights an ae same our foreign PETITION FOR PUBLIC LIBRARY _ 4-U- Maynr- niirj City City of Ltthbrldge, u _ .__i onm thr> verv oeoole that are ever- press, than to act the man. To sign Lorn tno very yeup ____ o lastlnsly forcing to pr-> our He advised the convention to lay down a policy to be strictly followed, leav- ing nothing regarding this matter at the discreUon of the scale committee. The annual convention of the Trades and Labor Congress held at Fort Wil- liam and Port Arthur was spoken ot at length, its object being fully explain- ed and the work done commented up- on. He thought the congress spent too much time discussing systems of taxation and the like fnd too little to tbose things that directly concerned ,the The work of make a Qejln5to llit of i congress in stopping j to ;oTern Qn ,uturg The expenses paid by the diftrtet in the Decoux case amounted to In the majority of cases of settle- ments -being made, had satisfactory he belloved the were justified in signing week, plus the discount, and children 11.00 each per week plus dimooiint. The total amount paid out Vr dlt- tract for relief on this occasion WM 07.15. He suggested that tie secured, tie Jime'gates, so as to get the full benefit of the convention. He advocated that aj tU cact an, lastlni thing for'the operators in District 18: for nnn big Is not this a v special committee be appointed from the convention to draft legislative mar. tcrs affecting its interests, which all "not "think would be instructed to sup- turo involved in Mr. Carne5le's so that the ratepayers of the City of Lethbridge may the opportunity to express their opinion thereon. _________________ NAME RESIDENCE OCCUPATION jury's Verdict the disaster subsequent to which h they knew ihat was tbout to be demanded tlon of tappinjf the old workings gas is kno-wn to in order toi drain off this gas. This matter car.; be dealt with more fully in the course i of this convention, anrt gest that pome action be taken to ftn- sure a thorough investigation being j GARAGE 315, Smith Street AGENCY Ford Motor Co. Phone 467 ;