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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FEHUUAUy 20, 1911 THE .LETHBRIDCE DAILY 1'T really need a Megaphone to emphasize these values, but they are so exceptional that we feel we simply must You know we have given up the "FIT-RITE" Clothing Agency, and that we have been clearing thern out dur- ing the past week at a flat price of (if not, it is your misfortune) but you have I You We have still 53 "FIT-RITE" Suits left and are determined to make a clean sweep We have divided them into two lots, which' will be cleared as follows: Lot No. 1 "FIT-RITE" SUITS Reg. Lot No. 2 TE" SUITS Reg. to "FIT-RITEJ? 606 THIRD AVE. 606 THIRD AVE. Man Who Spent Tluce Months in Jail (or the Cause i Speaks SING "MARSEILLAISE" YET operators. wiib reference to the strike, lie itated that liie iueu working ur.der unwholc- some rQitdUtouf. ana drawing small and any expression of opin- ion with dismissal. Seeking ad- vice from International Board, and obtaining permission to itrike, the tutn la Kanaimo responded to'lhe can on May 1. So' far as llie gener- al strike eoiK'HneuV uo'.hlnif ev- J. O. formerly vice-pre< sldent of Dfetrtct No. IS. U. M. W. of A., and now pi Albert Federation of Labcr, made a unique pica In a speech before j the Miners' convention, when he j entful occurreJ durlrj? first three months. The continued I speaker, eudeavored ihe Jo. Ifi. U. M. W. speaker, eudeavored tu create die- .resident of the I fturbance amongsi the so as '011" 116 urged than to support the provin- cial organization in Its effort to secure leglsfatron ao that the mar- riage utrerr.ony might be perform- ed by of the peace. The afternoon's setflon'of the mtu- era' convention yeslerlay' was occu- pied by addresses from the fraternal delegates. Delegate Johnson of the Western Federation of 'Miners, was the first spcaVer. and interspersing his remarks with anecdotes, he made a happy Impression on his audience. He strongly advocated the proposal to amalgamate DUtrki IS and Dis- trict fi. Alberta Federation and militia. feers shuffled ihe e walks, insulting aomeu I aud children, aad liie police failed lo i arrest them. A resolniiun was ac- j cordtugly jiaEsed that Ihe itrftora j were going to utoiect themselves. Reference was made by (he er to the held at the Athletic club, Nanafmo, for the mjrooEe of con siderlnp a propose J agreement be- in-pen the Vancouver aud Naiiftimo Coal Co. and the Union. He "asserted that ike hall surrounded by troops, with a machine Run placed at Us rear. Trie chairman was called jj OIM. and (he colonel iu command showed him the pOEltEoti. and told htm that the miners mutt leave" two HiiniileF, They were eve til ually al- an hour (o finish their bual- nefs, tint when the "meeting.closed ;ihey were marched out In fcroups of Tbe ia the Htnbrqw ci in wiilch the defendtaia were dip ed of comptillation uoder the 'n IQ the section of the B. C. aet where compensation dltalloved where "serious neglect" started an iu tbi Wiit- ern Federation of. Miners to havn tai act ameaflcd in conformity with British Compensation act. PrtUrpi delegate Johnson tha lion for (he support of DIelrlcl U o the I'. M. of A. at Infs in to bring ihe intt effect. A resolution unanimously opted to further tbe Wei tern tion camt-aigTi and tribute t Solicitor MacNeil for In the decked direction. The amendment Is to th wordi "or serious from teclioa, making U read: 'If It ii iat the injury to a it 'Utablc solely lo the wilful misconduct of that Delegate J. O. Jriues, ot the Alberta to lne courthouse, and each man Federation of Labor, next took the jWas searched, and his name taken; floor, pointing out what the organi-' forty-three helr.g detained. 2ation had effected in Improving the economic condition of workers iii the provincial legislation obtained. He outlined a further policy for securing they had gone the" spir- election days as holidays, and the per- formance of marriages by justices of the peace. Vancouver Island Man A thrill went through the assembly when International. Hoard Member George Fettfgrev; of District 23 of tho II. M- W. of A., -who was accorded a seat on the platform, rose to address With these and other the speaker filled In his address, conclud- ing by savin? that the meeting. from the ccenea strife In the strike area in Van- couver Island, he received a welcome and sympathetic reception. He, as President Smith Informed the dele- 'gates, had heen through the fire, hav- ing prison for three months without eveff now knowing why he was convicted. The sneaker went through the story of the l.adysmith and Cumberland I strikes, justifying the strikers and j rating the.-B.C.- nitlitla It of the strikers-was Btrll unbroken, and (hey would continue" to slii'g the and ware the red fiag. and Labor Council Vice-President Aiford, in ad- dress, spoke.of tlie ooaitloh ot thy Trades and "Labor L'buuciJ .in formu- lating- the policy of the Unlom, He referred to the -new municipal gov- ernment instituted in tue city, and In- vited discussion. President Smith did uot think any lacuEsion was necessary'on the mat- any compensation in reaped of.iiiefc; injury shall be disallowed. results death or serlQiii ui4 permanent dlfablement.'! In the case as LOSE driver, and In tho a trip of cars, he'tpolicerf lhat the drag was. not hind, and he the ttpnil tok lie went tu put the flriir'emf without jettlnp out of tbe.'irAr'hd gave the eignal lo start, and'.VjtM the cars had proceeded a the roye broke and the cars causing Iiia aeath. In the opinion of Solicitor enbroir In stopping the trip thering hie employera' intefwti. evidence was adduced (6 Lii'iP he vag taking too many cari 6a" VHt trip against initructions, though Mr< MacN'eill did not regard thivueou elusive. words "or sirlout the reading of the fectloa B. C. act was taken iQto .c Thomas G. Stephenson, ot Ome- latally injured by Ihe burst- ing of a chopper mill. by the arbitrator. -f consequently regarded as one of tlTc e, chief wuknessea in the ConJHBH- Andrew Caruegie gave t0 he used through the churches lor the promotion of international peace. tion net, whereas under acU "where death or icrlput ind-ppr, manent disablement reiulti, rtlj'e muit recover is serious and wilful misconduct or not. Saturday will be n ba'nuei1 day at the Store. We yant tf .Satunlay, so to start-the ball moving- we-will tlic flrei fmr lueu buying on Saturday morning, CHOICE OF STOCK f OR And a Straight 25 per cent Discount on all other pi As our second special we will regular and Tweed YOURS FOB BUSINESS SEMI-RUDY STORE ;