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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, July Iftlt PROSPECTS OF SETTU- NENT NOT CHEERFUL (Continued from Front tmaller Causes of Vexation whleh should not have been allowed lo and which had they been reniov i ed would have rendered a settlemen of the wage question a much oaslci matter. I am not going to enlarge upon that, however. With regard to the wages there are of course, two points of view, 'but as far as 1 have able to ,cast my eyes over the Held of observation, I have discovered I Iwo phoneniena. One Is lhal in a certain class of work an exceptionally high rale of wages is paid, that Is In contract prices, and at the' other ex- i treme Is a low and extremely low day wajje for the character of the work done. Now, when you consider tho fact that in certain classes of work the wages rise to an exceptionally high figure, a figure which I don't know lo be equalled or anything like equalled in any Industry in Canada, you will find this Infringes upon one of those for pillars. Here you liav a difference of opinion. On Ihe OIK Hide there Is a demand for an Inereas In the rates paid tnd cm the other side a demand for a reduction. Now want to "say here that there appears to be a prlnclpl that at times both parlies seem to the greatest affection, a kind ol "what-we-liave-we-inust-iiold' irinciple. That is a very fine pious sentiment in things Imperial, but il lues not lend itself lo the work ol a conciliation.board. That one principle would effectively stop attempts approach from either side, whether he wage be .regarded as high or low- lid to me that .does not seem the ttitude of reasonable men. As 1 lot at the results in the averages resented to iis and in the extracts rom payrolls in certain Instances, if ppears to me. that while these con- tract might he improved in view of the other changes we. are making in THE LKTTTBRinr.K DAILY HERALD 1 govern is far a tion and.equity 'Possible an eftualixa- In the-distribution of -the payroll of'the same camp, i found lhe greatest divergence in the i -amount of money a man could make j-ln the same mine, so that of two men i in the same local union and equally j efficient In their work one Is con- 1 tiemned to work for a wage that i not a fair living wage and the other i has the privilege given to him of earning a figure that is' extraordinary i and what seems to me to be an ab- normally high wage. Whose'fault is it? It tte'fault.qf-those who have arranged'htese- "conditions, 'under which.you are working and to the I reducing of that inequity, both par- ties should, address themselves. i A Decent Wage j When you eome to the day wage, there is; only one -principle that ought to govern' and. that-is that every man "should." nia'ke a'Vage-th'at I will enable him to live In comfort and respectability, not a fcare living wage I 'but a wage such as will enable him to bring up his family in this coun- try in the way that we as loyal Can- adians would have our. children brought up'and educated. That is i the only principle to govern there. i Now I Have put before you a proposi- proposition in which I tried to apply these two principles, tha principles.of giving.on the one side an equitable distribution of'the wage's on the payroll to the men In the same camp and the principle of giving every day wage man a living wage as would enable him to live in comfort and Bring up Jiis family in a decent and respectable manner. Considering tr Iurs, remain the payrolls, they do not call for any .immediate change- either by advance or by reduction., I have, therefore, suggested as a'third point in the proposal: that these con- part 'from those in pil- tinchanged throughout the yvholc Held. -In, clauses four and live I nrentioo .tyvo exceptions. Thg Lethbridge Mine, The first number four, is in regard to .'tiio.Letbbriilgc mines. In Lolhbridge-i discovered that the contract rate :cven for that class of miner, regarded: as the miner is down-to a figure that it seems to me. yvould iend-itself in many -hardship. In this think: both .sides yyifl want sidesl-Svith. me. as possible in my statements. I am therefore suggesting Are Your Kidiejrt Workii, Properly? it win p., YHI w.u There s been a lot of "guessinjr" rheumatism and rheumatic uajnl ally, but you c.n be dead sure thattUtb pain wioss your -bock came Iroiu de- creased kidney action. The kidney's duty is to filter the blood out UK impurities collecte-1 the returning blow! it ike .absorbent cotton in a funnel alien the impurities from water When the kidneys are not worVliw you are bound for one of two courscs-tHa- betej ami Hrijjlu's Disuse or Rheuma- turn, Lumbago ami Sciatica. The for- mer course is usually fatal, and the latter always painful, but you need not have either as they both can be easily-pre- vented. Tile very best prescription for all kid- -7 troubles is Nyal's Stone Root Com- wuud. It is no "patent" medicine, a scientific prescription composed f Stpneroot, liuchli, Juniper and other emediss of proved value. More than nat, it has been proved by thousands who have had glad relief from its use: nothing quite so miserable as 10 dragging results of sick kidneys, on are trifling with your own future 'hen you neglect so simple a ptecaution as a pleasant home treatment with Nyal's Stone Root Compound .when results are certain. It soothes bladder irritation rives you rest and comfort at night, and luake ufe.ouce more enjoyable. ONE DANGER AHEAD iron From Page.) .filed with the Board, and In his ab IfDAn 10 sence tyr. WhlUsldes presenled the IslUT 15 A (XKTAINTY final statement for the operators. I Apparently thin statement was ra- ther brief, and in replying to lhe chairman's query as to whether he wished to make any remark, Mr. Whltesjdes staled lhat, In his opin- ion, the statement was very plain, and so brief that any explanation would be unnecessary, unless there appear- ed something that the Board did no understand, and consequently h would conform to the expressed wls of the. chairman, and inak marks. It niay.be stated.that chief dl The kidneys, liver and' bladder are a dependent upon one another, and Nyjl' htone Rool Compound a particularly aesijned to help thenj all. y Sold ind guaranteed by ALBERTA BOOK CO. J. 0. HIGIN8OTHAM i CO. JACKSON A COPE W. P. J. ALEXANDER LETHBRIOGE iridge contract rates, the Leth- increase of per cent'. This may seem, to one side a very slight and insignificant -IT- y One for each evorytUy ailment sgncan creasc, hut we niusr remember that or taking action. In regard he, same mine, is asked to: pay a to this proposition it is -not the tri- gradefl of. fron per cent, on the day rates, and changes that arc made should gradual changes avoiding as far possible'- the revolutionary .and con- forming rather, to the 'evolutionary methods. {Number Ijvc is another ex- ception to the genera! principle sug- ;estcd to govern the contract rales. It is in connection 'with the Lille mines. ten 1.o.'five, bunal of this the tribunal the people of Canada. As far as can see the rejection of this by jclher party means- the continuance fcreilces 'are the-matters of a cbec off clause, tho Increase of wages o day men asked for, the Increase I some cases, of contract wages, an the Increase to coke oven men askci for by. thuinen and the difference ask ed for by'lhe operators, and their re fusal to consider any kind of check off. Tho reduction on pillar work the operators insist upon, am the advance in wages asked for by the arc the two chief stumbling blocks, and pessimism may be sale to express lhe feeling as to the out- come Just at present. .A meeting of the committees with the to be held tonight, at a which the Board will finish its work, so far as meetlng.with lhc committees' is concerned. No Decision Saturday Banff, Alta., July people had hoped that Dominion Bay would be brightened throughout the West by an announcement that the Indus- y people trial dispute in 'which so man., are directly interested yvas over, and the coal strike of IBM ended. It was stated; yesterday afternoon that the meeting called at the Banff Springs Hotel last night would ter- ninato the meetings of the committee with lhe Board, and If an agreement lad not been reached the Board would proceed at-once to make its report. Last night's conference between he miners' committee and the Board nded at eleven- o'clock without re- tilts, and it is announced thai the Board would meet the two committees his morning at ten o'clock. has iusfreached town that of the strike. Before you .is lhe al- ls woultt hoi take place un- ternativc either to accept yvhat may not seem to vou to he an ideal set- tlement or lo icjicl it ind therefore to continue n the strife yourselves After looking over I to condition of strife lin. one industry-whose s at Lille '.after hearing the -slate T" ments come to the c6n- tfratAliere are.-undoubted in- equalities there {hit ought to be'ad- justed. Some of the men'are making simply comfort-' and in some with tho life oi many of our fellow success with flic pros but with the, c-ises indeed all; lllctKlnK -i- very good wages, and some very loyv I'nn' ncitller _. _ J 1 ll'lll 1 :-1 ol ones. I discovered, however, that application 'sliding scale of measurement during tlio last month before the suspension, the month of. March, if I am not -mistak- en, these inequalities between two cla ese inequalities between the lasses of work has disappeared lhat we have eighteen mines repre- sented here there ought, to" an- other principle laid.do'wn and that is as far as possible the wages should 'be made uniform throughout the i whole distriel. For obvious reasons am therefore asking lhe man- that set before you, gentlemen, I 'don't-'tllafc inequalities may he perma- expect either of you see in "cntly; removed. The suggestion lit all that.you desire but I do think tno last clause.is one yvhich both you will find that there has been an Parties will doubtless accept It.deals attempt made at concilllation by' general provisions the ap- of those principles which" I plication of those principles 'in l (l I'......." M'ImI a" Have explained to you and which you removal Of a great mini- f II Mourned until Mondly morning at ten all accept-as being correct. We ap- happy and frequent causes- of 2 W _- VOl yvill reject this proposal lightly.. In order lo avoid such a calamity l.'am going to ask you not to. make swer this evening but to-think it over carefully to tike plenty 01 time We can' do nothing more lonlglit 1 o morrow is Smithy nnd In Wond-n I ilioiild like'your decision in regiid to the proposition I e-uneslh hope that you will both see your'war to accent yvhat has been Hid before you I thank you gentlemen on both sides j" I for your courtesy and I llnnk members of the boird (or thc sistancc. I leiye the nutter yyith you. The board yyill noyy stand ad til two o'clock1 this afternoon. Progress seems, to have been mad since the presentation of the two f; al statements to the Board on Thin. day it that itatemen are not to be considered filial, an diplomacy is again beini. lestored to to bilng the parties togethei lh scope ol the dispute has been nanoy ed somewhat and noyy the contioye Is centred upon the reduction o Pillar work nested on bj the opera tors and slubhorrfiy- resisted bj th miners The miners liaye recede from their demand for a short tern teicemenl and ire willing to continue the two jeii term formerly m force Ihfs far advanced. The lieadu are, as a rule, about three In length and experts state that twenty flve b'ushels to, the acre will be the av- erase of Some fields will yelld.as high as forty, some less than twenty, but twenty-five Is consider, ed lo bc'a conservative estimate. Ths slraw will not be long, as the hot spell about a monili ago had a tend- ency to reduce the length of the straw. The spring crops, are looking eve" better than the winter wheat, an should yield In excess of Ihe average Spring wheal Is coming close lo th heading stage, and It Is believed tha it win be ready to harvest about thi same limo as the winter wheat, brlni "K both crops together. 'There has lecn nothing ,to mar the growth-o his crop, and there should be an uv yield of close lo thirty bushels o the acre. The straw will be Ions ind yy-llh the exception of a few fields which were partially destroyed by ulworms, spring wheat is In" an ellent condition for the boot period. Oats are growing well, and some ex- ellent yields yvill he heard' of when iis crop is harvested. From present ppearauces Ibis crop yvill be ready or harvest after the heat crops are cut. Flax is better this season than ever before, and many cars of this produce will be shipped .from Southern Alberta points this fall. Eight bushels to the acre Is considered lo be a good aver age yield for flax, but from the pres- ent outlook' more- fields will go fif- teen bushels lo lhe. acre than less. The wet weather has been ideal for flax; and every field is showing a fine stand-about twelve or fifteen inches in height. One disadvantage of lhe wet yveath- cr has been that the alfalfa' crop, which was ready to cut over a weeK ago, has had to be allowed to stand, and as a consequence, has become somewhat woody, it yvill also make 'COWL BRAND' CARBON OIL PAINT OVTHM WOBK ONLY CARBON CML SHINGLE STAINS "COWL BRAND" The only Snuujle Suin, mtit in e.a great scarcity of, labor about the Ime the harvest is ready: liar yvill be, reeiui'red to handle, he ciop in Alberta alone, and thc im- migration officers in charge of bring ng lllr-se men inlo' the country aro omewhat afraid that they will be 1111- ble to supply the demand. They re aheady advising the farmers who now they will need extra help lo pro eed at once lo make or yvhat they will need, and in-this save themselves untold troubl ter. Shaw, who is an the sub Ject, has mach- ines now in the district, and those-al- ready ordered, will not. begin to thresh the crop this season. This is a serious matter and an effort will have to be made to influence outside owners to bring their oulfits to ,tho .Magrath district Wheat Uniting Out Well The fall grain is now all headed out beautlfiillj You that the soil has leeched a thoiough soaking all fears of the wheat not filling out propel have disappeared. Some fields have suffeied constdeiabh, but they ale very isolated cases, being those that liaie not been cultnalcd along mod ern scientific lines of agriculture. It N said thai cutting yylll commence ab out the Jllli of lulj Tins, of courset means Iho gum Hut plant- ed eailj and had j successful The spi ing giain has not been mjur ed in the least by the drj yveather private consnltition with tho mine fOme time workers committeo fiom eleven o clock to Iwo today SeyeMl enquiries Manchester lyj-More than 3 reached town from outside points ask 000 men emplojed on the ship canal ing for confirmation of n report said and tne steameii Ijing Ihere haie d Up -More than 3 to nave come Nelson lo Ihe et think: only as it JJ in thinking that j fect tllat a settlement had reach approach as far [gone on strike. Seventy vessels are tied up in Canal. -betyveen operitors and miners but there has been nothing in the situa tion here upon yyhich such a repoit could be based. Seen by the llenld represenlatne at the close of the pmate confeience At the other end of the problem the all Possible-methods of ouesllon of an abnormally high wage, as far as, discover liow are you going to effect equaliza- interviewed you 1 tion between these extremes In thr, .lud as individuals" same camp. I am informed on" both to loarn' tour mim'iV i sides that'the abnormally high wage tends Itaelf.tp very serious', objections. It causes discontent, it breeds en and leaves the way Open to Graft I science can accuse" nTc I ''oti Without a doubt that Is the case. Now to either side Jfv J? 'ng the "Ot as different tion has been to I to a- belnK reached work we djscQvercd that the highest Keep-Faith With wages are paid for the work in pll, and I have ,7 ,J Jars and therefore it Is that I sug- don't rvn f re.t-. .r I ''on carry'your approval against my judgment m these deliberations. I knoyv there liaye bmi strenuous, objections, have heard them from-both sides' and THREE GEWKATIONS leu leiMjr By GERMANY'S ACTION DISTURBS OF ALL EUROPE (Continued 'from front gest'a differential of 5 cenls lo '7 cenls to effect an pillars where a dif- ferential does'-not govern at the pres ent time. I. suggest the two figures 'becajise the application of this will) i be made in consideration with colleagues on the board the different cqndjtlpns in the various llaVc hcari1 ''llom- take some com work.and so on. I for.f to myself iu thinking''that And I make the .suggestion that the sland betyveen Ihesc two. I am n application of. lhe differential of 5 going fo make any appeal to you, or 7 cents he left, That, trust you to do what is right J-beiieve is provided for in your agree- will, however, ask you lo rememhc ment already Then we come to the (hat an Interest greater than cithc fled lying between theae of those' you represent, is the in er- two extreme, of wage., the field cov: est of this country and the tribuir by contract .price, before which you stand in givmg your "Iff fotf wait a, 'tail htalth They will M you take msJn life wih im o( dyspepsia. SCt. a tM If Tfw drurria send us ,ndw. He stated, that something definite would transpire within the next, twenty-four hours, .hut did not wish to express himself as lo the na ture of the final conclusion. The statements of the two which were presented to the Board late yesterday were dis similar as to length, and according to the best informed, the .documents re veal a considerable difference still nnd thai Ihe printipal obstacles' sill in lhe yy-ay of a selllemeiu are wllttt they were in the beginning. The min- ers have, for one abandoned their position as to the length of time the new agreement, should run, making this concession in the Inter- est of peace. They am still holding out for a substantial advance to day men, and in some instances of con- tract work. .Mr. Stiibbs, in slimming up Iho case for Iho miners, made a most able representation of their case which drew from Chairman Cordon expressions of gratitude both for the concise summing up and for the very clear terms In1 which' tho .statement, vhich amounts practically to a draft of an asnjnment to which the min- ers are prepared'to assent, had, been Over fifty years ago people began to find out the effectiveness o Dr Morte's Jndisn Root Pills in correcting constipation and tounf up the system Since then the po pulanty of this reliable old family medicine has grown steadily, and the increase in sales during the past year was the greatest in the yvhole half century. As-long'as livers get sluggish, bowels constipated or kidneys inactive, just so :lpng will Dr. Morse's Indian -Root PMIs cure these conditions and banish their distressing effects for thqse'who are wise enough to use them. Sick headaches, coated tongues, in- digestion, biliousness, dyspepsia, rheu- matism and similar disorders are almost invariably caused by "impurities which ihould be removed from the system bv .L.I_____t. l-i made. Mr. stocked was no, present at the time these statements were the bowels, the kidneys and the pores of the skin. By toning up these organs that they can do their work properly, Dr. Morse's Kent Pills cure, or -prevent altogether, a large proportion of the common everyday lilments which keep so many peoplc'iimeraMe. Made by W. H. Coimtock Co., Limited, Brockville, Om., ,nd sold by til dealers ifc. t hoi. by for us to feel assured that the jerman official account is not onl.y the truth, but the -whole truth." Ihe Dilty Chronicle says: "The sit- uation in Morocco Will not be impioy- ed by the action of Germany. With Trench tioops in the centre, Spanish troops in the north and a German warship in the chief so.lithern porl, the situation may develop in a very ugly 'To prevent this, the Chronicle, says, self restraint on all sides will I 16 necessary." The Daily News says: "It. was the ncredlbly short sighted French ag- gregation wilh the occupation of Fax vhich yvas persisted in, that wrought bout this result." The Dally Mail says: "Agadir has le finesl roadsted on the coast of lorocco and yvould nmke an excellent aval base. Is this lhe reason for le surprise Germany has spi-uno un n France." Europe cannot 'poss'fbly' submit le constant disavowal p'f'obligation iys the Dully will grce to anything'like'a'triple parti on of Morocco. Nor'i's' H concelr that .Franco aihl Grcal Britain ill tolerate Germany's requisition o port on the Atlantic under any cii raistiinces. Great Britain in regard .Morocco stands with France." Germany's action in .Morocco is iwed wilh.satisfaction. Jby n major Ity of the Spanish papers. All con cur in believing, Britain must and will pronounce the last word could not be more piomising foi bnrapei haivest of this particul.il Uass of v, heal This j oai Is conceded b; all as the jear for spung yiheali Notable among the faimels of lhe Al.i aiath uistnct yiho hayo nolewoithy Plops ne lleathershnv and Phillips, ai'd lenscn Biolheis Both these fanning companies have about .icres each To describe the field beiond the power of To be appieclated they must bc seen In connection yyith their grain fensen Biothers haye a held of hogs yyhich thev will maiket this fall foi a good figure They liaye found hog laising to be yery piofitable ,as th syyine subsist and gioyy fat on tlu gram and yegelation that would oth erwisc be yvasted Fine Price Secured Real estate men say that business in their line, although not particular ly very satisfactory for Ih, time of the jear The most impoit dnl deal of the past week was the sell ing of lhe lortj acie f.um of Win Wood to A B Crichfleld for This splendid piece of propeily Is just on the southest edwge of lhe town- and has been !n demand foi some time. Mr. Wood, who Is one of lhe pioneers in Magi.ith having established the fust butcher shop here, is disposing of his propertj be cause of his advancing years, and in- nhilitj to attend to his business af fairs satisfactorily. He is removing lo his old home In the south. The deal was made through A. o. Rich. New Post Office Among the buildings now under of constriiclion is the post of- fice block, being built by A. .Mercer. This will be a substantial stmcliirci and is being erected brick manu- factured in Magrath by the local brick- works. Mr. Merrer is also Interested In the electric light and, power schemo which is being seriously considered by the Magrath Coal Company It is pioposed lo erect a plant on the company's properly on lhe St finer, and pump the electrlcitj Into town, a dislance of about, ten miles The powei will be used in the mine also W .L McKcnne, the Lethbridge ilectrlcal expert, has been consulted las pionounced the project most To shor that he considers it a paying proposition, lie has signl- fled Ins willingness to invest a con- able sum of money in the Latest information given out bv the promoters Is to the effect that the srheme is progressing favorablj, walks, she will be one of the most de, sirable places of residence In South- ern Alberta The council Is now nork ing on the sldeyyalk issue, and It Is probable tint this scheme will go through as well Much interest is being in lhe LethorUjo neit month, and ninny of lhe farmers and slock breeders hayp declared their intention of exhibiting at that fair Magrath Is in the front nnk as a horse-breedins; centre, end the show ing of the horses at any show would be very valuable acquisition 'to that parlicular department." The crops between Msgrath and Lethbridge aie looking excellent Many fine fields may bp seen from the car windows In Raymond district Ihe rains came at an oppor tune-moment, and saved most of the "heal This was also the case In Slirling, according to a farmer of that district Altogether the prospecls for a bumper harvest in the south'coun tij aie ctlrely satisfactory and the farmers and business men alike are looking forward to a good harvest In a very happy mood. wor and thai Spain can .only, await (level opments In calm confidence. The population of 1'aris, Ontario in creased -111 last year. Paris Is a man ufaclurlng community.'-' .lohn DonganV York, left St. Catharines General .Jl.000. to tile Or- Home, and to'th, Y. M. r, A. Why bother with leirons and lemon squeezers when you can get Dal Tons It's lemonade ready made- one bottle makes half gallon of the finest lemonade that ever delighted thirsty mortals. 1J passes for a pure lemon product no other acid. loc. a bottle, uw Atall procers and druggists. WHOLESALE Watson A Brown, ;