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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Page six the lethrridge daily herald TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 191S IDE F. A. TO AFFILIATE (C')NTIN'riKD FROM KltONT l*AOa> Delegate Hellamy or .Mediciuo Hat statedr^iat if the Federation desired the support of the farmers in the political field as hud been hinted, that labor ought to be ready to men the farmers arid settle their differences amicably. Delegate Wheatley of Bankhead was very strongly against the resolution, speaking three or four times in bis effort to prevent the resolution from going through. He thought the wage earners and farmers had many things in common. The door should he left open to the farmers and a strong effort made to get them into the orgai-izafion. Delegate Knott. of Edmonton, thought that as the province would be agricultural rather than industrial for many years to come it probably would make very little difference for a while, lie thought also that the fnrmers and the wage earners were the two moil exploited classes in tlie province. Delegate Farmilo was strongly against striking out the U.F.A. for political reasons. Delegate Held said ths I'.F.A. was an organization for the purpose of cutting out the middleman as much at possible and had nothing to do in the industrial field. Another delegate advised the delegates present to go out and work for a farmer and find out. The farmers, he Baid, try to keep down the wages of men who work in the harvest fields, and cases had been known where harvesters had to strike to get wages and decent working conditions. Delegate Vickrage thought the farmers should be kept from the roll but as soon as the farm laborers organized the latter should be taken In. Delegate Tallon thought the wage earners could do their business best in their own organization while the farmers could continue to do their business through the U.F.A. Then let them come together on the political field. A miner delegate who works in a small mine declared that the farmers in his district competed with him during the winter months, cutting the labor cost, 'whereas in summer when he went out to work on their farms he worked from four o'clock in the morning until late at night. He wanted no farmers in the organization. :vTiNn.!> ritOM Frost 1'auh� T. C. Milnes, Ltd., Claresholm has been incorporated with a capital of 5500,000. . ID CENT "GASGARETS" BEST LAXATIVE FOR LIVER AND BOWELS Don't Stay Constipated, Headachy DlV StomacJi Sour. Xo odds how bad your liver, stomach or bowels; how much your head aches, how miserable and uncomfortable you are from a cold, constipation, biliousness and sluggish bowels-ynu always get relief with Cascarets. Don't let. your stomach, liver and bowels make you miserable. Take Cascaret* tonight; put an end to the headache, biliousness, dizziness, ner vousness, sick, sour, gassy stomach, bad cold, offensive breath and all other distress; cleanse your inside organs of all the bile, gases and constipated matter which is producing the misery. A 10- cent box means health, happiness and a clear head for months. All druggists sell Cascarets. Don't forget the children-their little inaldes need a gentle cleansing, too.-Advert. , Ross explained that the not did not i force merchants to close their stores Ion Saturday evenings but merely to I urrange the hours of labor of the era-! ployees so that they will conform to : the act. Mr. Ross said the Hudson'8 I Bay Co. here had shown a fine spirit I on Saturday last by refusing to open j certain departments duriug the even-j iug because their competitors had [been unable to arrange their staffs-to ; keep open. The company had admit-i ted in print that the act is a benefit | to the employees. Mr. Roper of Kdmonton said the apprentice clause ought to be amended I Delegate Farmilo urged that the ( trades unionists should not seek amendments at this time. He also spoke against the principle of overtime. ; The discussion cf the Electrical ' Workers Act, for which the electricians are asking amendments, was left , over until the committee could secure further information. Master and Servants Act An amendment to this act was put forward by the committee to place employers on the same footing as the employees. The present act, it was claimed, was ail in favor of the employers. Delegate Victrage declared for asking that the act be abrogated, claiming that it was nothing but a piece of legislation to make good fat jobs for the lawyers. Delegate Wheatley was of the same opinion, and on a motion being put to ask for the deletion of the act from the statutes it carried by 36 to 3. Theatres Act Amendments to this act are to be asked in connection with the control of operatives, but the electrical workers asked that consideration be left over and referred back to the committee. Mechanics Lien Act An amendment was urged giving wage earners a prior right in liens against buildings in course of erection, rather than being fifth on the list as is the case now. Delegate Vickvage wanted all law abolished that one had to secure a lawyer to use. The amendment carried, and. will be asked for at tho coming session of the legislature. Against One-Man Cars Amendments will be asked to the Railway Act, declaring for two men, a motorman and conductor for all street ours. Delegate Smeed was named ser-geant-at-arms for the convention. Following are the standing committees of the convention: Credentials: R. Oakes, Bankhead; D. Knott, Edmonton; G. W. Bisson, Medicine Hat; J. Rae, Calgary; W. H. Hawkins, Lethbridge. Constitutions; J. Johnston, Coleman; F. Wheatley, Bankhead; J. Faw-cett, Medicine Hat; H. Bishop, Calgary; R- N. Johnson, Medicine Hat; W. Zine, Redcllff. Officers' Reports: A. Farmilo, Edmonton; C. Donald, Medicine Hat; R. J. Tallon, Calgary; W. Buxton, Edmonton; W. H. Hawkins, Lethbridge; Ed. Browne, Taber: W. Fisher, Bellevue; 51. Logan, Lethbridge. Audit3 and Grievances: E. E. Roper, Edmonton; B. Vickrage, Medicine Hat; J. Ahrens, Lethbridge; F. Lote, Hill-crest; H. Griegsby, Lethbridge; H. Smith, Drumheller. Resolutions: A. Ross, Calgary: B. W. Bellamy, Medicine Hat; J. Reid, Calgary; A. Johnson, Edmonton; C. Peacock, Lethbridge; F. Smeed, Lethbridge; R. Oakes, Bankhead; M. Heron, Edmonton; P. M. Christopher, Hill-crest. Ways and Means: D. Knott, Edmonton; H. Greaves. Medicine Hat; A. Rosengren, Calgary; W. D. Lewis, Drumheller, P. Mills, Lethbridge. Special Committee on Electrical Workers' Act-R. D. Wagner. Calearv B. Vickrage, Medicine Hat; R. Burg-mann, Lethbridge. to feel FreshandFit -you must keep your stoiii-ach well, your liver active, the bowels regular, and your blood pure. Your physical condition, depends on the health of these organs. When anything goes wrong just take a few doses of Beecham's Pills and avoid any serious illness. They are a fine corrective and tonic for the system, and a great help in maintaining good health. A single box will prove the remedial value of MEOWS PILLS Ltvgct SfcJe ol Any Medicine in the WcrUL Sold varywhar*. tn boxc�, 26c NEW MATRON FOR Institution is Now Open-Day of Prayer Wag Observed The Trust and Loan Company of Canada Head Office: London England Incorporated by Royal Charter, A. D. 1845 AGENTS FOR LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT The British Canadian Trust Co. 315 FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. LLD., D.C.L, President K V. F. JONES, Ass't Gen'l. Muugtr SIR JOHN AIRD. General rWg� V. C. BROWN. Sup't of Central Weitern Branches Capital Paid Up. $15,000,000 I Reserve Fund. . $i3,500,ooo SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS Security, convenience and courtesy are assured to all who deposit their savings with this Bank. If it is not convenient for you to visit the Bank personally, you may open your account entirely by mail. IISW (From Our Own Correspondent) Taber, Jan. 7.-Today Miss Mary Blue, Miss Jessie Shields and Mt-asrs. Bernard Malo and Alex Galium returned to Lheir respective schools in Edmonton and Calgary, after having spent Christmas at home. Miss Helen Bryan and Messrs. Harold Haniman and Willie Gidman left last Thursday to resume classes in Alberta Univer-! sity. Kdmonton. | Mr. and Mrs. J. J. nilUguuci' spent i Friday and Saturday in Calgary. | The Taber hospital under the charge j of Dr. Haniman. has been open for business for some time now. Last week Miss McLeod of Calgary, was installed as matron. Mr. F. E. Hawkins, barrister, of Estevan. Sask., has become a partner in the firm of Prowse and Lyons, and begins practice in town. He will reside in the Doctor Leech residence, which he has purchased. Mrs. George Millar and family leave this week to spend a month in Vancouver. The churches of Taber loyally observed Sunday as a day of^Prayer and Thanksgiving, according to the King's proclamation, and report larger congregations than usual. The C. E. Society of Knox church, held a very successful social on >:e\v Year's night in the lesr>ondont> Cardston, Jan. 5.-There was a big attendance of the farmers at their annual meeting for the Cardston U. F. A. hold in the Cnhoim Hall last week. The representatives from the outlying districts were much in evidence, as Aetna, Beazer, Leavltt, liarrisvillo and Glenwood were to the fore with some of their best men. While the Cardston local was started late last spring, it lias bemi a very active union ami lias helped the other locals not a little in buying especially: Nearly $10,000 worth of supplies have passed through this organization in a few short months. The secretary reported some five cars of fruit, two of flour and feed, two of coal, one of potatoes, three of posts and one each of potatoes, posts and onions as having been handled to benefit the farmers. The question of making up a big central union at Cardston is maintaining locals and affiliating with it was discussed at some length as with the hamlet system of settlement the object became more commercial than social in these organizations. � After remarks by .Messrs. \V. G. Smith of Leavitt, H. M. Gardner, president n't Aetna; Edward Leavitt of Glenwood, John F. Farrish, secretary] at Cardston and J. P. Low, first vice-..presideut at Cardston, it was decided to keep the local branches as active as possible and for these to co-operate with the large and more central union at Cardston. .,___ Farmer*' Elevator The project of an elevator for the farmers was discussed and the matter of cold storage and close co-operation with the Cardston Creamery Associa; tion about to build a new plant near the station was explained by Manager Sylvester Low of this organization. Considerable discussion and explanation followed. The elevator question was settled when Mr. John S. Smith, moved and Mr. W. G. Smith gave a second to the following: "That the I'. F. A. organizations centering at Cardston for their market, proceed to build an elevator affiliating with the United Grain Growers," the motion carrying unanimously. ^ 'New Officers The election of new~offic"ers for the Cardston branch of the V. F. A. resulted in a series of acclamations, Messrs. J, H. Anderson (president), J. P. Low (1st vlce-pres.), Thos. A. Anderson (2nd vice-pres.). Jno. F. Parrish (sec-| retary), all haying served so ably as i to unite all present in a desire for I their further efforts. Some new blood > was put in to the directorate elected as follows: L. A. Moore, J. A. Hammer, John S. Smith. E. N. Weeks and Geo. A. Duce being unanimously sustained. The delegates for.- tfie annual (Convention were named as President Jas. H. Anderson, Secretary Jno. F. Parrish, and Directors Geo. A. Duce and Langley A. Moore, with any others who could make it possible to attend. It was also decided to hold the regular meetings on the last Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. in the Cahoun Hall and all outlying locals were urged to send representatives on that day. Plowing at Glertwood. The fine weather is causing the ice to go out of the rivers and today word was received by Pres. Wood that plowing was proceeding on Mr. E. A. Law's farm just west of Glenwood. How Is that for January weather? Cars are' running in all directions and the roads are excellent. New cars are being fitted up and the garages are all^ working merrily. The new building^of the Cardston Motor Co. is going ahead these fine days. An Accident While branding cattle at Spring Coulee, Mr. Fred Brestler, had a three year old steer fall on hits leg, causing a bad break between the knee and the ankle. Dr. Dice of Magrath was close by and soon set the limb and fixed up the patient so that he could be conveyed to his home recently purchased In Cardston where he is resting comfortably, j Benefit Concert. The new management of the Palace Theatre showed much initiative with local musical talent in putting on a fine program for the benefit of the family of Pte. Preston Young, whose oldest son recently died of smallpox, nearly all the seven children remaining were also afflicted. Approximately $ii(i went to help .the good lady and her children. A program of fine songs between the six reels shown, made a splendid evening's entertainment. Regimental song by a double mixed quartette consisting of Mrs. Lexie Burton, Misses Annie and Helen Walker and Mrs. Winnie Brown Wilkins, with MossrB. J. F. Layne, Jno. S. Sm.th, Wra. T. Meridew and A, B. Cure was given a deserved recall, while Master Chas. Walker In his song "Jock Mc-Graw" was encored and responded with "Crack the Whip." A,.soprano solo, "God bring you Safely Homo Again," by Miss Luclla Steed was well received, a% was the mail quintette, "Massa's in de cold, cold ground." A tableau song of the "Dying Soldier by Master Chas. Walker and his sister Joan, was %so well done. Miss Annie Walker gave very sweetly "An Irish Lullaby" and Messrs. A. 13, Cure and Jno. S. Smith in the duet, "Whispering Hope/' made a very, favorable Impression on the large audience. Mr. Walker was eieored in his effort, "The Old Scotch Song," and the closing musical number was rendered by the double m.'xed quartette flrHt. named giving the "National Anthems of the Allies: Belgium, France, Canada, Britain and the United States, coding with God Cave the King." Send this coupon and lc stamp (for return postage) and free trial box will besent you. Reasons why you should use Zam-Buk instead of ordinary ointment 1st. Because Zam-Buk has superior soothing and healing power. This is due to its unique composition. ZanuBuk is composed exclusively of herbal extracts and vegetable oils and is 100% medicine. 2nd. Because Zam-Buk cures are permanent. This is owing to the fact that the oils and extracts of which Zam-Buk is composed are so blended and refined that its power of penetration is extraordinary. While ordinary ointment remains on the surface skin, Zam-Buk literally soaks through to the underlying tissues, and destroys skin diseases at their very roots. 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Owing to its freedom from animal fat Zam-Buk cannot be- L Amsterdam, Jan 7.-German newspapers containing comment on Premier Lloyd George's war aims speech, of Saturday reached, Amsterdam today. The Vossische Zeitung of Berlin, says: "This, the first tangible British peace offer, is a fresh indication of our strength and a proof of England's weakness. Peace conditions at the expense of our allies are inacceptable to us: likewise, peace terms offering the return of our colonies in exchange for reinforcement of the British position in Asia. "Lloyd George has made it clear to our allies that the German armies are fighting in the we3t at least as much for them as for Germany." . The Volks Zeitung: "Lloyd George's declarations show a tone in regard to us which is indeed changed, but the old imperialistic aims are wholly maintained. The British premier belies his first declaration that he doe3 not desire the destruction of Germany by his subsequent statement that he wishes to detach Alsace-Lorraine and give to Poland portions of Prussian territory in the east. Despite assurances to the contrary, he also wishes to rob Austria-Hungary and Turkey." The Lokal Anzeigor: "Under a flow of phrase is apparent the old desire to smash Germany's power forever and safeguard England's power forever. The answer to thi3 will be spoken by our armies in the west and by our C-boats." tion, as a sentiment of having accomplished a duty, painful though it may be, yet assigned to us by the leaders of the nation, should be an encouragement to go ahead. We consider in fact, that the conscript has even more merit than his brother in arms, the volunteer. Under the volunteer system, in a great number of cases, the departure of the citizen for the front is subjact to all sorts of considerations which have nothing to do with patriotism or devotion to the great cause. Taste for adventure, family jars and other reasons have determined many volunteers to take part in the .present war. This will not. however, prevent either tho one or the other signalizing by brave acts, as much devotion to the country as any other soldier." ALLEGED SPY HAD Tacoma, Wash., Jan. 7.-Intimate knowledge of Pacific coast fortifications, personnel of the arlny and navy qtri& ability to name almost every American ship sunk by Germany up to last July were possessed by Thomas H. Hitter, alleged spy, held at Camp Lewis, according to military authority. Bitter was regimental sergeant major cf the Ninety-First Division at tho cantonment and was in charge of tho distribution of mail and papers. Details of the alleged conspiracy have not been made public. BHnrrfiM'iirwfiflWi LA PRESSE URGES Remember to Vote JAN. 9 tomorrow JAN. 9 Montreal, Jan. 7.-La Presse, discussing the enforcement of the Military Service Act, says: "This is not the time when we should discuss the merits of the law.' Each one of us will understand that the wisest way out is to conform to the law which the authorities judge to be the best one for the country. The sacrifice is a great one, of course, for families as well as individuals, but a courageous and worthy submission to the law of the land always brings its own reward. Let our men especially avoid being guided by the fear of persecu- FEW CENTS DESTROYS D STOPS FALLING HA! on * 'Electric Bv-L aw POLLING STATIONS AT .CENTRAL SCHOOL, SOUTH LETHBRIDGE and WESTMINSTER SCHOOL, NORTH LETHBRIDGE , Also remember when marking your ballot: Jhat if this By-law does not carry-power will certainly have to be shut off before you can reconsider matters and install the necessary plant. , That if the By-law does carry it will be March, 1919 before the machinery can be secured and installed. That this expenditure will not effect your taxes as the earnings of the Electric Department will be sufficr ient to meet the payments. POLLS OPEN UNTIL 8.00 P.M. M. FREEMAN, Commissioner Public Utilities. Save Your Hair! Make it Thick, Wavy and Qcautifu!-Try This! I Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy . ha;r is mute �evidence of a neglected ; BC'lp; of dandruff that a*vfnl scurf '; there is notnln^ so destructive to ' the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair , of Its lustre, its strength and its very life; eventually producing a feverish-' ness and itching of the scalp, which if not remedied causes tho hair roots to shrink, loosen and die-then the hair falls out last. A little Danderine tonight-now-any time-will Burelv i.avo your hair. Get a small bottle, of KuowUoiVb Damlcrine from any drug store or toi- I let counter, and aftor the first appfi-i cation your hair will take on that life, i lustre and luxuriance w)iir;h is so i beautiful. It will become wavy and ! fluffy and have the appearance of | abundance, an incomparable. glosn : and softness; but what will please you most will be after just a few weeks' use when you will actually see a lot of fine, downy hair-new hair-grow iu$ alt V'ur the scalp.- Advertisement. J For Soldiers' Families Messrs. A. M. Grace, A. M. Grigfl, A. Raworth, J. B. Turney, H. W. Crawford, E. C. Gullbault, Thos. Quinn, O. B. Edgett and L. W. Clark, have presented a Grand Piano to the Veterans hero for the benefit of the soldiers' families. This will be raffled off. TICKETS $1.00 These may be procured from the two Chapters of the 1. o. D. E,, the Next-of-KIn and the Veterans. 18?1 7717 ;