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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HERALD HINTING of Job SUBSCRIPTION la Advance a year Otn iwhe a year ADVERTISING Per Month Per Inch COMPULSORY The Lethbridge strike bids fair to A CANADIAN worth during This city ought to bo able to supj port a Club similar to ihe Canadian Clubs which In Ixm Jmncis for iiAuy Iteineinber is Ui7 The Toronto editorially and present t litre is not an ono in the cky of this character and if we want to keep in touch with put lic uicu and public be hore Tho Canadian Clubs as they exist iu the east cultivate the intellectual and social side of They meet weekly or fortnightly around the festive board in a convenient usually between one or two oclock in the A who is an authority on SOUK live is invited atteiKl and inftke an address after the Iu this way the members are enabled to be iycars Of has assumed control of tho Alberta Keel Alder become It appears to have Iconic acquainted with prominent the causo of legisla tion now before the House of Com which will vitally affect the industrial life and public welfare of A bill has been brought down by the Minister of Labor with a view to preventing a recurrence of such conditions as threatened a few weeks ago to cut off the fuel supply from a large part of thase western The Government has tak en a step n the right And if the recent labor disturbance here results in Parliament stepping in to protect the rights of the people and to provide machinery for the peace ful adjustment ofsuchdisputes it will have served a very usaful pur The exact text of the bill is not yet to In it provides thai the Labor Department shall offer its services to the parties m the dispute in the interest of con The first step will be to if an amicable When this fails the govern ment can appoint a board or com mission with power to make a com pulsory investigation and render a In the meantime the strike or lockout must The has only power to annouuco its it has no power to en force Public opinion is depended upon to give effect to the The historyof legislation of this kind in Canada is not without in i It is to the credit of the present it vas the first to establish a Department of and to grapple with these Six years ago it passed a Conciliation though pure ly optional and not very successful was the beginning of government in A year after the strike had seriously im perilled many Sir Mulock introduced a bill dealing with such disputes as arisu between transportation companies and their It was practically a com pulsory Arbitration closely fol lowing the New Zealand J5ut it became It received a very The Dol minion Trades Congress opposed and finally it was withdrawn in fav or of the legislation now known as the Rail way Labor Disputes This provides that after attempts at conciliation have a compul sory investigation can be One party to the dispute can demand amunicipal ran etemiind or of Labor can order present bill is simply an ox tcnsicn tha principles of this Act to all disputes that interfere with Coal tele graph lines and all public necessities cf this kind will comc under the pro tection of the It is a recogni tion of the rights of the In all such there is a third the which is often the The legislaticnnow tefora parliament wIl go a long way toward the protection of the public known authority upon economic questions has put the Case very concisely when he says The in its capacity of con realizing its complete depen dence for thd physical necessariesand of the common life up on the regular and efficient conduct of these private insists that this public interest car with it certain rights of Govern This doctrine docs not involve any revolutionary interference rith or diminution of rights of individual or corporate property it simply as serts the existence of certain restric tion upon the ubuse of in cases where a clear public interest in the proper use has in fact grown The chef criticism of the bill so far is failure to provide for the enforcement the decision of the in vestigating There is perhaps some grounds for this object but it must te remembered that advanced legislation of this kind can only be carried forward by To overdo is often to Public opinion will do a great to com pel an acceptance of these and if more stringent legislation be found the working of the proposed law will prepare thft way Tor One thing Js certain the pub lic welfare must be a first consider If companies and unionswant to fight it out it must notbe to the of public utilities and at the of hardship and suffering to the The Minister of Labor is to commended for his fi WU vill be supported by ihA er whelming sentiment of the coun men and views on leading In Toronto the membership ion is 52 a the only additional ex being the cost of each lunch These luncheons are n orateiftnd usually cost about 50c for each The club only nxxts during the fall and We would like to see some of our like Sim Ives and Xourso take this matter up and arrange for tho organization of a club right Galbraith one of Guelphs best citizens and should be strong factor in Cauadianmug th Oalbmith is a most capable journalist and a dis tiuct acquisition to Xows but we doubt if ha takes his mission quite seriously as Globe nuiu would lead us to One would gather from the Globes paragraph that western Canadians were u lot of heathen who needed evangelizing from tho As a matter of in no part of the Do minion is a more intelligent Canad ian citizenship to Uj The nan who comes out from the east with the of enlighten moot where all has been darkness heretofore is liable to suller severe elabSevvs is Tbeni is as much near askxi CiiVS to litilliy thit fiCV j incfis nnd territories of After considerable1 wiggling i hisi tiit Johnny raised his hani rather enthusiastically usthough a I httppy thought had struck his cere bral Teacher you nuxy answor the Johnny I know theres lots of but 0113 1 can think of is Sunny Southern Tho same paper has a splendid tri bute to Southern from a man who knows what he is talking flere it is In reply to your inquiry as to what J think of will state that after making three trips to Wanier anJ vicinity and spending about months with a great many fannersand I am thoroughly convinced that it will make one of the best countries for general diversified farming have ever In i ha first is a wonderful grass r saw hundreds of souixi Cauadianism in the as head of cattle and sheep that had in any other part of Thenever had anything but prairio people twre arc loyal but they winter or and wero not talking about it all the j fatter than any stock we have inthts They believe in Canada and Canad A WISE Agricultural Society is to be commended upon its efforts to secure a dry farmingauthority of the repu tation and acknowledged ability of to visit The Society also has Ln view a ser ies of farmers the intention to gather together all the men who are tilling tha soil in this district and have them relate their experiences at a free and easy This is a good Xoiliing is more helpful to a farmer than an exchange of views ex periences vith his fellow FIRE Chief Humphries resignation from the fire while it is tobe regretted the sense the city very valuable should turn the attention of the City Coun cil to the weaknesses of our fire pro tection The Herald agrees with Chief Hum phries thatthe present system is not what it should be for a city the size of It is cut of date and should be completely Humphries if would entail the expenditure of con siderable monev but thcv would put the service mto shape to cope with a big fire and that is vitally neces It is batter to be well protected from the ravages of the flames than to feel wo are ot their mercy ail the At present the could not handle a fire in one of our large That is evident to anyone who has looked the pres ent equipment It is better tobe well prepared for a than only half from the government makes the thc nfTete Oa9t prospects of a Conservative viotorv i11100 so haw ict Lethbridge should extend an in vitation to thc Union oi Municipal ivies to meet here next That was a good stroke of Liberal leader ilacdonalcl to induce that clever and resourceful young states to rcsign his position as governor of the Yukon and enter the political campaign in Macdonald and JTcInnes xvil make agreat Tha Laterals ought to have little difTiculty in British Col Th3 present governncont there is incapable and and is unworthy of the task of ad ministering the affairs of such a rich and enlightened a One of our New Years resolutions should bo to patronize pro that is one way we can help this province Raymond Sugar should be the only sugar used in AlbertaIt is high grade sugar and is mado in Alberta from Alberta grown The shouW bo made to car ry tho mails along the no mat ter how late the main 15ns trains nmy The company is paid to carry a daily mail and thc people between Bunmore and Nelson should sec that ft performs its It will not bi long before the vital question in this city is Has Gas Ben Discovered The Introduction of a daily train service on the Alberta Railway will be a big thing for The protection equipment must be The equipment which has served the city ten years is out of Watch LKTITBRII3GE GROW this Help LctfebrkJge grow this Boost Lethbridye for nil you ire yan institutions and will stand by the dominion through thick and Down east the papers worry a great deal atout the influx of Ameri cans to Canadian They are afraid the West is going to be tho or and nothing but foci stock of Minnesota would compare with I saw fields of wheat from 25 to 15 bushels to the and the best quality of grain that I have ever and must bo seen to Le It is a great sugar boot corn Iowa wont of The i I talked with fanners Not a Americans who are coining to 12 and as high as 15 cons of sugar country are becomingCanadian prr acre and received per They like our laws and our lion this The sugar beot fac system of government and are is at 25 miles from fectly catisilod with the new and cost a million The and climate are and lumber and building material are about the same price as in Minnesota As a matter of American cap ital and American citizens are a great deal for the development of it looks like a good country to me this They have confidence in j and the strongest Thing that I cue the future and are prepared to Invest their money in our It is a pity that more of the down East Canadians havent tha same con The Bulletin issued a splendid Christmas It was well printed and filled with interest ing matter about the past aiul pres ent life of the Capital of say to tack my judgment of folio country is that I have sold every that I owned in Minnesota and am moving my family to Warnor and intend to make it Yours Tha west can teach the rest of the world something about remarks ihe Edmonton Saturday j For instance down in Alix us a I ven j ture to say no firemens convention The Kerr continue to advertise Southern This month thev began the issue of a monthly iournal day thc peoplc gave which they call Kerr Land I lr firanghtmff which Tt is illustrated and amongst the familiar faces in tho first numberare icver discussodThc Imperial Hotel of Owen and in that town fllc anj cor There also a photo of the i of thc Merrill home at Tlie scnt his a vivid account monthly has a page devoted to flatj tcring tributes to Southern from men who have located in this resignation of tha The barbers shop he wrote next door to the hotel and with much forethought Fellowes hitch ed three teams to it ami moved What would be very At the annual meeting Of i tho fhyp Hereihey io n thii If a ai c Can doesnt pass through a th adian Btnk of which will wastes no time in languishing held in Toronto on Janaway in hllt imniediatety uary very fiattcrin will be Tho not profits jtha for the year have been was has Iwrn paid in ritvi dends to also m bonuses added to the rest account carried for ward to nnd there iu a pro vision for depreciation in value of bank a substanliixl donat ion to San Francisco sufferers arrti placed in pension Tfca general voiunw of business shows a substantial increase over last year in all the stalnmcnt must be to the stockholders and is proof of the soundness of Canadian bcskmg s to the leaving ld town site bare prairie as it in thc days when buffalo and Indians roamed over In a buoy ant country like it is a pretty large obstacle that a community cannot Did you ever notice the watering cart peddling water to barracks Why should it bo doesnt the city and Dominion government come to so mearrange so that ths city can give thc tho benefit of thc water Wlmt voxild be the nxvtter ing a whereby the GOSSIP ON THE SIDE By the Tattler barracks with cijy should make connection and supply the with an agreement thai if at any timethe police went out of existence the city should get property for park Croup can positively slopped in 20 No to sicken or distress A anri safe Croup does thc Curler Miuuelon of Calgary got off work cnJ docs it quickly Shoops a xery good Joke at thc curlers ban Curo 5s for re last In of Tt does not claim to cura to the Lethbriilge Brewcrv h i i b nv a ciozen its Jor tlwt the Calgary beer excelled Sold by J D that made in Lcthbridgc in ons re The brnw there mads people j Cross but the beer nuxde people The only person can improve upon that joke is Dave of TO BE ITRST FOR Have you broken that new resolution yet to year en the Juvenile Bostomans come the opera theatre goers be troatecl to a number of i sen hsts by thc clever little people j who make up ths personnel of tho A Calgary paper an ad t company Dorothy will be given announcing carnations for sale at here for the first time on Monday 25c a down and chrysanthemums at i and this opera Si a A Lethbridge man won has received tha highest praises in detvd at tho reasonable but j city in which it has been of ing a firm believer in tho truthful On ne second Lho ness of declined to orj Gypsy Girl which became such a The REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE Established 1891 der some of the beautiful flowers favorite last be given have sent to Fincher Croek for j Bate the youngest and high distribution friends est salaried child is certain tc At Christmas time when he reached please jwhnn she If we hadnt J ONLY THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE INSURANCE COMPANIES REPRESENTED Co Iron Castings and Machine Work Structural Steel Sashweights MILL AND MINE SUPPLIES Valves Pipe Bar Iron TRACTION ENGINE KEPAIRS Miners Tools Babbit Metal BOILER REIPAiRS OF ALL KINDS COMPETENT BOILERMAKER SENT OUT WHEN REQUIRED CHOICE SELECTED LANDS IN THE DISTRICT We Have Exclusive Sale of the Choicest Lands In Township Range IS Township Range and a large selection of the best lands in adjacent We contemplate opening several local branch offices Southern Alberta early the coming 4 but at present all our business will be conducted from our General Offices at Dvlnth The RUSH THIS SPRING will be the greatest known in the history of Cknada and we advise intending purchasers to COME NOW and make your selections BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE GETS OPPORTUNITY General Agent he had the boxes opened low and Ijohold what ltd hs get any women in thc World ami We all Walked Into tho The duet his to be Why dont you try iV destined to i but they were of prove a Halcyon Martins but wasnt there declarations catchy Nobody Knows My from his that would have mads the Calgary firm Hyde for is said to be My Wife Wont let Me is bran Kerrs Doins tells the fol A teacher of the Grovcr was elected in the Dominion byeelection in Nico New Effects in t Cut Glass Our recent importations in clude an Assortment of Eng lish Rock quite different from that hereto fore The CrjilUt In nJ ihe than of other effect Is CTCD more It from Cm In till It depcndii note upon irtlntlc of de fortu bcaoty rather brill in Rose Flower Cen Decanlere and Jugs are most prominent in the assort some of which come mounted in sterling others W Armstrong f JEWELER ENGRAVER Agtntfor BELL PIANOS I KE1RR Head Office LANDS IN BLOCK Retail or Warner Town Property ATC AGENTS And also Cteneral Real Estate Dealers LIST YOUR PROPERTIES With With onr States connections we can probably reach more buyers than any other COME TO US TO ;