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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta 3^ Let us commence right now to strengthen your oyta. The sooner tliey aro looked aftnr the orisit^r they are to benefit, and the sooner you'll be relievocl of all those unpleasant results of overworked eyes that you oxperioiioo. Our adviiji) is to h w 'irinj; glasses as soon possible. We are ready to give our service in the scienHfic rtxauiination and proper fitting of ^hisses, FREE. Will you call to-day and make an appointment with G. R. Oren The Eye Specialist R. A. WRIGHT, TKe Jeweler Phones 103 and IOC). FOWLER IS CHIEF. Appointed by Fire Bri^de to Suc>tions hove l>coti such that I could tuyt soe my way to do olhorwl.se, oad I wish to lalco this opportunity ol o.\pi"ess-itig my thanks to iJio m>jiiiibers;'ot tlic brigade for thu staunch support tiioy luive olways given m;;, tha oilxidiunco lo orders in all ca.ses and the good fcMovship which has alway.er that the chief is only human and is just as liable to err occasionally as any ono el.sc. I liavt! i-oceivod u very kind letter frotii the city council e-xpress-ing thoir rogrct at my resAgnation and thanl^ing me for my .services to tho city during my term of ollioe. Trusting that your new arrangement will Ix; harmonious .to yourselvci*ftnd to the best jiitorests of.the city." Chief Humphries also donateonaldson. Con.sprvalivo and A. Tvr-*gicon. Liberal. rrcmier Scott, of Sa�kiaitchc�-an. will make a trip to the Southern .States as soon as his health permits. He will not bo present (or tlio sea.son of the Legislature. Pinchor Creek is dissatisfied with tho census returns and will take a special con.sus. : : 8ton wilt take his scat as i-opr�>st'ntative at the next mssdois. New Ubor HH. C. W. GRAY No new oflicers were electtxl last evening, as it was decided to continue at present with those in power Wlien this mew plant has been instal-k-d, the company w*dl have an out-IMii of 1,000 tons every working day. Central Hardware Why not take advantage of the hig reduction in Souvenir Stoves-one of the best stoves ou tho market. I guarantee thein. Stoves have vnnced. yet yon niny buy those at 10 per cent, off oM jmcc. Iicason f jr (his mluction, ovnrstocke*!. Don't mi.ss this optwrhuiity. oe G. L. VROOMAN oft Croup can positively Ijc .stopped in 20 minutes. No vomiting-nothing to sicken or distress your child. A sweet, plwasont, and safe Syrup, cjiII od Ur. Shoop's Croup Cure, iJo is for Croup alone, re -member. It does not claim to cure a doEon ailmot-ts. It's for Croup, that's all. Sold by J. D. Higinboth-am A Company. OUU INDIAN I'OPULATroN. "Mtti: in Lethbridge" by Skilled Workmen. Concord Harness Straps Stock Saddles We can guarantee you complete satisfaction. (Succes.sor.s lo Ilornci & Hutchinson) (Calgary .\iboi-tun.) Are the Indians going backward in All>ci'ta! ^ In all Canada, according lo tho Jroport of 'the Indian department just is,s\iod, the Indians gainod in popu -livtion last year ITtiO, but there was a decrease in Alberta of IS. In ,\ll:orta there are 5,.512 Indians. Tna Sarcops numi)er 2'V). Accord -ing to the report of the ag�tit tho Indiana of that band o.vpcct io share in the pre fits of the mtfural gas well. Ijeing sunk on their property. The Slonoy Indians nunil^er 060. an increase in the j-^ar of eight. The agent reports that the Indians are progressing. Ono indication being that they are more nn-xioiis to work than a few years ago. Tho lilackfeot have a population of 803. a docrea.se of 33, and are beginning to live in houses. The Illoods have a jiopuiuiLion of 1181. Thjir total earnings fcr the year wcrp 841,000. Th\v have 75,000 h.a(l of cattle. in Southern Allierla the Indiana aro all encouraged to raise cattle. Ottawa. Jan. 10.-Hon. It. Lftro-ieux's bill for the prevention aivd settlement of strikes and lockouts ha� been promoted. Its title is the Jn-duKirial Disputes In^^atigation Act. and applies to strikes and lockouts in all mines of the public service utilities, also tran.sportatioB companies, railways, i>tcainships. tele  graph and telephone lines, go-s and electric light, water and power works. Hoards of conci.iatlon and invcsti-gnition may be constituted, one each by tho parties to the dispute and a third by the two so appointed, or by the minisiter, of labor. Full powers regarding Bumnioning of witnes�e� are conferred on these boards. Until disputes have l>con referred to the board and fully investigated, it is niude an odenoe either to lock out employees or for the mt/n to go on strike. .\fter \Jna board has mode its ro-comincndations, tho parties are free to accept or reject its findings. A special provision makes it an offence for any |>ersoii to incite others to decline or continue a strike or lockout prior to or ]>ending a reference of a dispute to a l>oard of conciliation and invei*tig�tion. It is m�da an olTenco for employers to declare a lockout simply becau.43 an employer employs a non-union man. (Frank Paiw.), Pity the C.P.ll. she is having her troubles those days. The unpreceden-tiad weather throughout the territory of the company has the road pretty nearly crippleti. Yesterday the western divisions were up against it good and hard. Superintendc�t R.It. Jamicson ami 11.W. H^irris. car distributor, wei-c In Frank and Mr. Jamieson stated that the comiKiny did not have coal enough on hand to kco|) the road in oiieration tweirty-four Itours. he said there weiv a thousand empties at \Vinnipeg but it was iflipossiible to ge't tiiem west to tho mines owing to the weatlier. the road everywhere t)eing blocked by snow. On arriving hetv. Mr. Jaui-ieson found ho had inoitj trouble on his hands. The yard engine had lacen sent to Hilci-cst tc do some wosk end got stuck in tho snow. A fraight engine was sent down to pull it out and that got stuck also and ixrlh went dead. The air in Mr. Jamie-son's neighborhood was slightly sulphurous wbjn. on top of nil his other troubles, he. heard that. Tha engine had to be taken olT the snow plow to switch the Frank yard and generally to use the language of the railroaders, thcie was hell to paj". The situation the railroad was in,as regards coal was shown by the fact that a nuinlier of curs billed by the Canadian-.Anierican conipany to points whoits jMsopIe were short of coal, wei-e confiscated by the ra/ilroad company because it siimply had to have coal and couldn't haul cool any where else until it got some for its engines, l^nst night the fix tho railroad ofllcittls found themselves in was Worse than ever. A freight train got stuck in the snow between Cowley and Pincher and wot�t dead. There was no getting it out and tho road was tied, up tight for the night Thceostbound passcnper was tietl up here for the night and the west was held the other side of tho dead 1 freight. A big crew of shovellvs | and tho snow- plow left here at an ; early hour thisi morning to ri''.Back to the SoiIf hoil.' "My dear." remarks onO of th; Engii.sh women to hor comp.iiii >;i "how these Americans tlo travn;:" (I'rom the Ctaresholm Unview.) Mr. C. J. McClennghan traveling agent for the International Httr\-es-tor Co. wa.s h^i-o on business last w-oek. 'i'ha nsccnt he�.vy snows ha\'o enus-od much suneriing among cattle on tho range. Mrs. A. C. Nash is visiting in Seattle, Wash. Mr. >l. Siinipson returned io his former home In Ontario, lost week. Mr. ami Mrs. Farley anJ daughter of Idaho, ans visiting Mrs. Farley's parents Mr. and Mrs. Parks. Mr. J. S. AIn.slio has gon-j to Lethbridge for a visit. Tlw) Thorriaiilt miinos have cut down their vorking force a^ut 7.5 per cont on account of tho docroasod donuind for coal. I'hey haenking of the situation of range cattle in Alberta, stated th.at v%sry large numbers of these cattle Could b