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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THT3 LEnraniDCE DAELT HERALD THURSDAY, 'JANUARY ALBERTA FEDERATION OF LABOR 4. F1UME THE SOLE TOPIC PARIS. Jan. will be ttu only question discuss- ed at 4no conference prem- iers and foreign ministers to be helJ next '.Monday, accord- ing to information froti semi- oftlcial headquarters Premiers Lloyd George and Mill are ex- peeled to arrive in Paris Sat- urday evening. >Vant Factories Adminis- by Compeasation Board O. B. U. Tactics to Tfcp Herald) CALGARY. Jan. consid- eration of the Factors' Act ai the closing session oi the Alberta red- oration ot labor convention yesterday it was brought oat thai under present j .law employees cinnot. EE called torj in the administration ft tho act. assist Mn the enforcf.rr.eni v.ith protection' LABOR ENGAGES LEADING LAWYER Canadian Press Leased Wire) WirltiirEG, H. Trun.in, K. C., one of Winnipeg'! leading hac been retained by the Jabor Intsrttts to go aver tile ground covend In the recent RuiMll trlil ind give an opinion as to how the position ot tabor will be attend thereby in the Montreal Garage Completely Autos Were Uninsured Labor Party at Makes Legislature Meets As President Action Attracts New Members BRANDON, Man., Jan. L. Brovm was' re-elected president of the United Fanners of Manitoba, by a majority of 75 votes over all others. Politics Drawing Card thlnl: the political action move- ment. Is the cause of rur large Increase in said P. D. McArthur, reporting for Portage la Prairie. A proposal that a standing commit- tee be appointed to consider and deal vrtth the milk situation was the first resolution to he taken up by the con- i afceacy of a sufficient corps of iors free- from political influence. IKS recommended ibst all labor le ;latiou 'entrusted to various depart- ments be placed under lie working ot i he i compensation hoard until n-de- parmeat ot is'oor is erected. Proportional Representation Hull act will be. draft; ed by iho federation executive and the provincial government vrill bo poti- >-lion6d to reconstruct the election act to provide for proportional representa- tion; The wvudiated the hold- ins of conventions not called by coil- tfituted authority in rlraltng with tiie fxeculive's referent to tiie .conven- tion 1-eld last Murcli wlieu the O.B.U. fobbed up. .The of tie' oiscativo rtnriiiK tun past year v.'ero ratified v.-ilV.oi-.t criticism of any description vice-presidents iii- struclsd to uso all efforts to improve condition] in organisations in Iheir re- st'ective territories. A resolution was not by tho prttlncers, and that Is Sed on A proposed board of said G.W Lovel Spring- incr- v> I "elli- !n resolution be B. W. Bellamy.'or'Medicine! adopted. He declared that unless the llaL tliu onlv'ladv delegate, iuterna- production of milk was put on a eat- tfobarfirsi Vice-president of'the Wo-1 isfactorv- the consumer ulli- ine'n'B International Anililarv to the! mately would suffer because of scar- Typosraphical Union, ar.d Jamos Soul- city and higher prices. The resolu- urville ot Moose internstional was adopted. rep'reaanlative of the machinists, were! Tho convention was asfced to en. tailed upon to address the federation orse a resolution of I (By Canadian Press I-eased MONTREAL, Jan. East End Garage caught flre this morning in smuc undetermined manner and as a result over "00 cars which were stored there bave been destroyed, aud the en- lira place is nearly in ruins. The fire started nbont S o'clock with an explosion which blew the roof oil tho building, and a few minutes later the entire building was In flames. A general alarm was lurnc-d in about nine o'clock anil the firemen began fight to prevent a largo gasoline tank buried beneath tho building from ex- ploding. The water pressure, which was at first not very strong, Increased atcr on. The loss, it Is said. Is considerable, as many of the cars stored in tbe gar- age were not Insured. The flre at tho East Knd Garage was put out shortly before noon today and ho gasoline tank saved. The build- nR was completely demolished, the loss.being in the vicinity of Many cars were uninsured. (By Canadian Press Leased Wire) BHANTFORD. Ont, Jan. resolution of the Trades mi Labor Council was today forwarded to Preni- ler Drury, pointing out to him the in- consistency of his position in ContiuU IUR to hold office when It -vas evident that great difficulty Is being experienc- ed in finding seats for himself and the clher non-elected members of the inet and calling his special atteation to Iho platform of both the United Farmers of Ontario and tho Indepen- dent Labor Party, the broad demo- cratic principles of government they enunciate and asking him If he con- siders his present attitude Is not do- ing great Injury to the caus.e ot Inde- pendent action. When the home meets. Mayor M. M. McBrido. M.P.P., will file a protest on bohalf of the bo3y against tho proposal that labor should, by resig- nation, make Ihe necessary vacancies that Mr. Drury and his ministers might occupy; upoi and were givon a hearty reception. The former dwelt principally upon the necessity ;of every effort beins made to boost the union label, and the lat- ter announced tuat he fully exptcled a federation of labor would be organ- ized In Saskatchewan this year. H. Hawkins, of tho Altmta branch of the Domiaion Labor psity, also spoie in tho. interests of liia orgdniiatlon. In- through absorption of..various international crafts in re- spective industries rather than along: tho lines'.iidoiitefl by the O.B.U. was adopted J.s-the i.-olicy of the federa- ;The .executive was .'instructed to Seep dctivi- lies of tie urbr.a' muulcipalities in the