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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THK LETHnnrocE DAIL? HEBAUI. FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1920 TOIiALBERIACABII under tho (Edmonton Journal) of Indemnities paid more than forty-tour hours of compensation act and the work lun week for any workers in by tha board of Uty for julnlsterlnE tbo niedlcul aid plan. It Is proposed that toe roedksl lees now bcins 1'ald by workers be pooled and that the compensation -board be en- trusted the administration of the fund us well as the compensation fund. Th9 delegation was Informed that tbe board was UseU wortluc oa n scheme li> tha Indemnities and that actSm in that direction, would be taken at tha coming seeston, ot legislature. An effort was being made, however, to secure uniformity with.the other provinces, and It wa? probable that the Alberta rate would be placed on a basis corresponding to that, iu Manitoba and British C bia. Pay Twice a Month Miners In tbe coal mines want their Day divs to como every nlteraatr present, th: some mirnths pay day an month tucy may have three and -while the average holds tha some tbe miners want a more regular sys every fortnightly Saturday beta; the most satisfactory. A number of technical points In th way of amendments to tho coal mdnc act to be taken up with the govern ment's mine branch head John Stirling, omdng them being Increase provision for safety appliances an Alberta, on the basis o! eight hours a day for five a weekly kilf- holtday ana CEO full dai's rest In soven, is tho aim of the provincial labor leaders, and is so stated la a program of legislation which they iisvc drawn up for tho consideration of the government. _ I Maximum working Says ot eW hours, under the provisions of bod the coal mines act and the factory acf. are being asked for iu the way ot spevlflc amendments, tint there is also a gen- era! request for legislation that win. provide tor a niaihmun working week of fprty.four hours in all trades and Industries. Pronram Lor.g and Heavy Undjr thirty distinct headings, em- bracing- some flily-IKe amendments _____ .....__ _ and suggested measures for govern- _45 it is at ment action, ss well as five now acts Worts out that prepared and submitted by themsel- ma bul ono res, the officials ot the Alberta Fed-' oration of Labor laid before Premier! Stewart and his cabinet Jloniay af- ternoon a program of legislation that exceeds in volume and scope anything that lias yet been produced from any source, within or without the govern- ment. frank W. Smitten, president and secretary respectively, were the spokesmen for the delegation which Included also representatives of u number of federated unions. The entire cabinet was present. Premier Dislikes This One Oniv hull (he program was dealt with it the Initial a furth- er conference !s hems held today. The r.overnmont gave a sympathetic hear- j ins all ths points covered in the opening discussion except ilie ,feder-1 atlon's rcnuesl for an act providing for public printing lo bo done within tho boutvls of tho province and muni- cipalities, According to tbe terms pf this act, br tbe labor men, all such printing anrl'bookblndlng for the gov- ernment anil lor municipalities aufl better ventilation in the mines. ChlWren'i Welfare Tho factory net should be wtdene in scope to apply to alt persons ei ployed In hotels and dnif stores, clal the labor men, who also waiit nlgl work in bakeries eliminated. Tl forty-tour hour week is a iiomine fest'ure of the desired changes in th An act styled Ibe children's welta act was re-submitted in the same for as last year. It provides for the r, polnlment of a commission to ciamln into living costs every three months, and on the basis of this comiirissIon's finding payments are to be made from the funds of the province to parents Efficient Banking Service to the community hn built up repuUtksn prestige of this Bui Us tion in 1832. Our comUndy increis- ing of cus- tomers, in ill branches of bdmtry, is sufficient endorsement of our Wor Id- wide service. through our 300 ches in New- foundUnd. West Indies, United States, correspondenis over the world. THE BANK OF 1-NOVA SCOTIA TOPU110DEA1H MAGIC BAKING POWDER KING i Dunci to These Sayg Proclamation Amonj Red Associated Bolshevist proclamation hk'tt la being spread among ttio Red oldler? In Northern Kussla, ostensibly o halt tho unnecessary Mlling of irlsoners, especially CossacVa. has ieen received by (tie British Tar ol- ice after having come Into tho hands if North Russian government. Tho proclamation divides the Into two the first, designated as Iho real enemies of the Soviet republic, such as capit- illsts. their sons officers ths second, those irtio flght against the Soviets only btcauso they are either 'orced to do so, or arc ignorant. Red soldiers are warned riot to till in tho second category, because "then white soldlera -would be afraid lo da- BClt to U5." Regardine tho first cMegorr the proclamation declares: "Naturally, mercy to officers, -big landowners or capitalists, who ail are permanently or consciously enemies of ours, Is out of the question, death to thesa scoundrels who are respons- ible for the Woodshed arid the prolongation of civil war. "There Is' no mercy for them, nor there be any." NIAGARA FALLS PARK SUIT IS WITHDRAWN- OTTAWA, Canadian action ot Niagara Falls co'mmistlon axainst the Do- minion government which, wan part of tha million dollar power action, has court when Chief Justice Sir Wal- ter Cassels look the bench tha-only member ot counsel In evidence was W. N. Tilley, K. C., ot Toronto, who represented the government. Morse; registrar of tho court, was noti- fied by'telcgram from Toronto that (he petition of. right ot tho park corn- been withdrawn. The- hearing ot this mlssiecera against the King had been o! the action was to have-taken'abandoned, so the- withdrawal of this place tWa morning at the exchequer phase of the action followed. IT ADVERTISING OR WHAT? NEW YORK, Jan. T. the Hirper fined today for pub- llohlng a book which the court re- garded ju Immoral. The company wai fined amfiunt. The book in quettlon'Wat a novel en- titled "Madeline." school boards executed with-1 wllose is'not sufficient lo main- tain their families. pointed municipal boards to the facilities and resources of their local print-shops. Premier Stewart told the delegation that he would be flat-fooledly against any such legislation, since It would inevitably mean the use of much out that this' legisia'tion was vary similar to thit already In forte the moth- ers' allowances act and said tlio gov- 1" ernment. would prefer to lat- ferior workmanship, and he gave no encouragement that the proposed act would be considered. Double Compensation A number ot amendments to the workmen's compensation act have been included in the list of legislative changes wanted by tho labor fed- eration this. year. Among tbe most j important o{ "these are an increase of' "at least one hundred per cent" in the lev act another year's' trial making any further changes. Stop Injunction An acl respecting injunctions before In trade disputes Is asked for, the gist ot which, is that no restraining order or injunction issued by any court or judge to restrain any person le union, in----------- flEGLECTED COLDS lay tho foundation of chronic Irj'iMea. .Many cases of consump- tion can be traced to neglected to'ds in childhood. A cold should recelva prompt treatment with I'eiw. 1'eps la direct treatment. U is orcatheable and therefore quickest and most effective. rear, are so pleasant to take that t-liSidren nc-vcr refuse them and absolute Irom uarm- lal inaVw them es.iacially tiiitabie :or children's coughs, colds, r.oro throat, bronchitis, etc. Every mother should keep Fops handy. ,SH 50c. bos. Look at Tongue! Remove Poisons From Stomach, Liver and Bowels, [of from ceasinK work, terminating employment, or any peace- rc'iso of thtir rights to gather 'or lawful purpose. Hon. J. R. Boyle was of the opinion :hat the province did not have the lower to restrict the judges, though t could admittedly pass legislation by which Injunctions might .not Da necessary. Several amendments to the health act arc Included In the labor program, and the legalization of chlropi-actlca is asked for. _ A new provincial election act. which will provide for the proportional repre- sentation system of voting Is also on tlie list, together with tbe abolition of election deposits. License the Barbers The government is Invited to give attention to the status of the barber- ing trade. If the ar-t proposed -by the moor federation is passed, It will bo unlawful for any In Alberta to follow that trade unless he Is licensed and certified. A commission board will be entrusted with the eiamina- Hon of applicants, find all barber shops will bo inspected. Troper safety s.nd ealth measures will ho proviilon for il such shops, and the examination, hich.will bo both oral and written, ill be mado sufficiently rigid to safo- uard the Interests and comfort, of the ublic. Changes In School Laws Under the educational heading tho ederallon is asking tor a mlnimun: wage of per year to school eachera; the creation of continuation .lasses for those- who leave school at an early age; compulsory school at endanco for all children under etgh p.en years of ago; tbo provision by he government of all school suppllc 'ree of charge; n system of free med leal, surgtcal, dental and opllca rcatment tfl nil school children; am lhe appointment of a commission ti collect data on thfi printing of schoo text books, with a view to iletertnln Inc tlio feaslbillly ot the govcrnmen printing all such tests required with In the province. HALIFAX, X. S., Jau. 30.-rDlsem- barkaliou ot tha three thousand cool- ies who were detained on tue steamer Minnekliada because of suspected "flu" was commenced this morning and the Chinese will entrain for Vancouver, there to embark for their native rice fields. Two of the ser.en patients removed Irom the steamer by the military mi SCR.! authorities, lived last 'bight of meumonla. One of the victims was Sergeant II. HMney ot Norwich, England, a member of the Imperial troops accom- panying the cooTies as a guard. The other victim -was ,1 Five other Chinese are in the -detention hospital, several ot them seriously III, ASHTON BYE-ELECTION TAKES PLACE ON SAT. LONDON, Jan. Ashton bye- election takes place tomorrow. The xat X through the elevation of Sir Arthur Stanley to the peerage. Counting tiku place Februiry 13. The reiult il generally considered as uncertain. Kir Walter Defrece, the Coalition Unionist, will probably iccure the election by a illght majority over W. C. Robinson, Labor, and Sir Arthur Marshall, LILcrsl. DON! ROB THE'KIPDIES of the foods that prombtc growth. An essential food dement for tf rowing children are found in tne whole Shredded Wheat contains all the vitamins and funeral Salts combined -with the body- elements in the wholewheat giauv A _ r the perfect food for growing children.Two Shredded WJwat Biscuits served with hotmilk make a meal at a cost of a lew cents-the most real food for the least money. it is said. NEW YORK PRINTERS GET NEW SCALE NEW YOHK, Jan. thousand printers in the union boolr and Job offices in New York will rt- ceire a week, ftn Increase of a week over their old scale, It was an- nounced hero today, through a new agreement made by'thc'TnaBter prin- ters and the "Big Six" Typographical Union. The new scale calls tor a 48- our week nnlll Usy i, 1921. The crease Is.retroactive to January 1. EXCHANGE FALLS NEW YORK, Jan. ling exchange tell to 1-4 in tba first half hour of trad- ing today, or within a quarter of .a cent of'the lor.- record.. Lires decreased io 1S57 to the dollar, or nlno centimes off. i Franca were quoted at 13.34, or 12 centimes off, and marks were" valued at 1 1-4 HAD? IN CANA-JA 1 i Accept "California" Syrup of for tho name California o ihe package, then you are sure you Ililld is having the best anil mos larmlcsa Itxatlva or phjiic for tb Htlle Btomach, llvor and bowels. Chit (en lore Us delicious fruity taste. Tu Ureellons for child's dosO on each bo fle. Olve II without fear. Mother! Ton must tay "California." l-Adiertlseraent. THE STUBBORN JUROR hey Mobbed Him, Ducked Him Mud Puddle and Made Him Change His Mind MONROE, Jan-. a uryman failed lo agree to a verdict f guilty In lhe case ot Alvln Calhoun, egro, alleged confessed slayer of N. Arnold, a white farmer, a mob ublicly -whipped the juror and then ipped him In a mudhole, said reports caching here last night from Tallu ah, where the trial ,was held. After bis chastisement, the reporl aid, tho mud-covered.juror returned o tho jury room and agreed to a ver- Ict of murder In the first degree. He then was ordered to leave town ly a delegation o[ citizens. H. B, MORPHY MAY BE SOLICITOR-GENERAL CABINET SENDS TEXTILE PROTEST BACK; BOARD OF COMMERCE TO.HEAR I OTTAWA, Jan. gover menl will not lako action upon th complaint of the textile manufacturers against tho question o( discrimination relating; lo the Industry' sent out by officers ot the hoard ot commerce. Tho position taken is that tho body before which objection should be form- ulated Is tlio board itself anil not the cabinet, In consequence, Tuesday's delegation of maniifncturcra in (lie cabinet will have to repeat Its per- formanco before the commerce com- missioners. OTTAWA, Jan. ap- pointment of Hugh Guthric as- minister of militia is likely lo be followed by tho appoint- ment of a now solicitor-gen- eral. Temporarily, Mr. Outlirlo is also acting as solicitor-gen- eral, but a successor in that office has, it is undorsloon, been tinder consideration. II. Morpliy, member for N'orth 1'ertli, Is euggcsteii. His np- pointmeut would, liowevor, not necessitate a byc-elecllon. NEW FOOD INSPECTOR OTTAWA, Jan. Hughes of Winnipeg, a returned soldier, has been appointed food Inspector for tho department of health for Brandon and district. Two licigiau homing pigeons be. inp shown at the Xcw York Poultry and 1'Igeon Show, ore Insured i for Pa I holler less for candtj when I have, fill of TOASTIES Superior corn flakes natural FAIR WARNING LAST DAY of the January Clearance Sale at the ROYAL STORE A supreme effort of value giving to make the last day the BANNER DAY] of our great January clearance. The following are only a few items taken at Random from the many offerings that await economic buyers. SUBSTANTIAL SAVINGS On SUITS Reg. values to at Grey Mixtures to at 24.75 Browns and Checks to at 29.5O Plain Blue Serges to at 34.75 All other values to at... 47.5O DRESS SHIRTS A Good Variety at 1.6S On OVERCOATS Young Men's, values to at Young Men's, values to at 28.5Q Men's Ulsters, va'ues to at 26.5O All other Coats values to at 31.75 Coon Coats, values to at 165.OO WOOL and FLANNEL WORK SHIRTS 2-95 THE ROYAL STORE DALLAS HOTEL BLOCK ;