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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge, Alberta. Friday, July Herald OFFICERS OF THE TRADES COM Elected Last Evening -Union Musicians Trouble There was an old time rally Or delegates to the Lcthbridge Trades and Labor Council last night when the new session opened and the elec- tion of officers took place. The busi- ness outside the election or officers was very keenly .debated and the loc- al Musician's Union came in for "se- vere condemnation at the hands of all delegates, for what was undoubtedly a very flagrant violation of the prin- ciples of their constitution, when they admitted musicians; as members were notoriously unfair to their craft organizations. Drastic meas- ures will be taken if such actions continue as it behooves the Musicians Union to work in harmony with, all branches of the union movement The question of a Labor Day celebration v-'as discussed and it was decided to again have a parade and sports this year on Sept. 5th, Labor Day, but than the chief speakers on this occa- j sion should be men well versed in the Labor movement and Carrying a work-i mg card in their Union, for as was i contended it was an absurdity to have members of any political parties lecture them on the workers' own A committee was appointed to BIG CONTRACT LET AT BOW ISLAND It is understood on reliable' information that J. D. Mc- Gregor for the South Alberta Lund Co- just awarded a contract for work im- mediately north of Bow is- land. This will provide work for a great many men and teams. HUGHES ;FOR CHIEF JUSTICE Washington, July is tne wen. ieral -Washington that the president will name Gov Hughes as the chief justice ceed the late Chief Justice I >V JJ Lloyd W. Bowery of Chicago, will be received to sue- INSINUATION AGAINST MR. CMC CLOAKMAKERS OTJTOX S Alleged That He Re- ceived Election Contribution Edmonton, July 7.--The Capital a trong anti-Gushing organ? publishes ._ _ to the effect that Ron W make Sarments for city manufactur- Ghief Justice Fuller. Gushing, while minister of public ers thcy wili a strike of Seventy Tbousautl Work in New York City New York, July 7.-The long im- pending strike of cloakmakers ma- terialized to-day when some seventy thousand operatives walked out of the shops and factories of man- ufacturers in this city. Only are actually union members, but'the others are in hearty accord with the demands of the Union. The strikers are prepared for and -declare if the outside factories endeavor to pi'omo- given' the vacancy which the tlon or Gov. Hughes will cause." This will leave one assured vacancy and one expected vacancy. CARMEN LAY DOWN THEIR TOOLS contribution of from the head of the Canadian Company, of Walkerville, Ont It insinuates that the for money was secure one of the most popular men Five Hundred Men Strike In C.N.R, Shops Winnipeg, July S.-Five hundred carmen employed in the C.N.R. shops laid down their tools at 11. m Mr. Gushing's election campaign. The Canadian Bridge Co is the.concern supplying the depart- ment of public works with the steel for buildings In lts the Capital prints a of the draft and also Mr. Cush- mgs endorsation of the draft Mile Mr. Gushing was on the witness stand during the A. W investigation, an effort was made to squire -into this transaction but the I commissioners' ruled that it was not, j relevant. Mr. Gushing, however er-! Jeavorcd to explain that he had bor- I S C another hundred thousand cutters and other operatives involving the.-entire country. The demands .are cognition of the. union, hours, an increase in wages and overtime work unless the full pacity of the factory is worked. PREMIER NOT OPPOSING PROJECT Will Consult Legislat- ure About Pincher Railway -r -i- -r T" Winnipeg, July S.-There is no great change in crop situ- ation, in. southern Manitoba. Some haying is started hut the hay crop as the grain will fee light. Light showers and more temperate weather have helped the situation but the prospect for an average is poor. Canadian NOW OVER and 30 this out, a deputa- the Union movement on the North American continent and it is assured, Tflat.tTTo other well known Canadian of calling on S. J. HungerforcJ men Wl11 also attend. This suPerintendent of rolling stock year is a banner year for the Union explain the situation. j "'v Bridge Co. The Capital remarks -that 11 IS nor 'in good form for a cabinet minister .to borrow from the head of a concern doing an extensive business with his department noon rnovement in the c.ty Qf force of uniformed constables took and lt is expected that the celebra- I Possession of ,hc vacant shops The tion will exceed any that has gone be- (deputation spent half an hour with jHungerford, hut without effecting any It was a striking enaorsation of j business. Hungeriord later acknowl- .ihc delegates' faith in their retiring ed the kindly relations between the officers, for when the election tnni- officials and the men Courtesy in informing him promptly of the the election took j Place there was only one contest for any of the positions and that was the Trustees. The officers for the ensuing six months are therefore the irresponsible rough element, W. Tuckwell fnd not throuSh any suspicion of the I and PULLED HORSE'S TONGUE OUT Serious Charge Preferred Against a Granum Teamster -Granum, July Press (Canadian Pacific and the Men Reach an Agree- ment Montreal, July 8.-The trainmen's j j dispute with the Canadian Pacific is j settled and nothing remains but to draft and sign the agreements. No official statement -has been made yet, but it is known that it.provides for pay a little exceeding that re- commended by the conciliation hoard, conditions Pincher Creek, July ,8._The future oes not look so dark now with re- ard to railway prospects.- Dr. War- ock, returned home from Edmonton, and the aspects of the the re- case hf'-ve assured.a different setting, shorter Tbe statement that Premier .Sifton no had refused to consider the project, ca_ the doctor says, is .false. Instead of. that he expressed himself in sym- pathy with the proposed enterprise, but naturally wishes an expression of opinion from the legislature when it meets. Our local member has been busy while away. He interviewed as many of the ministers and members as he the time at his dispos- al and brings tack their assurances that they will help the Pincher rail- way out as far as is consistent with j their duties. J- A. Taylor, the New York bank- er, has returned to that city for the purpose of laying the matter before ,T LOST a husk HIS LIFE ON BET FOR-A DOLLAR Smith, July s-- tannery worker in N. J, drank 17' of whiskey in succession today, thereby Number 175. DISCUSSlolOF THE SUNDAY SCHOOLS Departments of Work Secretary's Report The opening of the Friday morn- session of the Sunday SchooJ Convention was commenced by the led toy Prof. L. winning: a bet of ?i. As he pocketed the money he fell -to the floor un- conscious and died a few later in a hospital. minutes IS the capitalists interested in the line, and in the event of securing their sanction will return and start operations On the building of the j new line at once. RED HOT IN MANITOBA morningr praise, Henry and the Devotional Exercise IS 'P- Of WILL BENEFIT LETHBRIDGE uwierwise conditions are radically j changed in favor of the men. Official C. P. R. SajS the JTS Campbell (Painters fide union added that the men. Hungerford company was satis- fied u-ith the decision of the arbitra- Secretary-W. Symonds (Electrical board' but if men who asked ior it are not satisfied, they must judgment. He says: a appeared before R. on a' serious charge was- committed for trial at -the next court of competent jurisdiction. President Hays, of the Grand Trunk, has offered the men an in- crease equivalent to ..-the .recommenda- tion in the award of the majority .report of the conciliation board, or are not in favor of this to refer the whole matter to a board of experienced railway men for settle- ment, binding the Grand Trunk -to on CroAv's-'Nest Will Bo Good C. G. K_ Nourse, president of the Board of Trade, this morning received the following reply from General Superintendent Price of the C. P. R.. in reply to his telegram of yesterdav accept their findings if the men do relative -to the proposed making, up of An Exciting Incident at one of Roblin's Meetings Elm Creek, Man., July a Rob Jin meeting here Prof. Osborne.. the Lib era! candidate, faced the Premier -on the platform-: An exciting incident oc- curred. Mr.' Osborne, refering to his meeting with the'..previous evening, said he wanted to prepare the audience for a first-class''volume of abuse at the hands of Mr, Roblin. "I want to tell you." continued the Lib-' conducted by Rev. E. s. Canton. "Past and Future of our District.Sunday School Work" led Kenny, proved quite in- structive, i-was. decided to add two those already in tie Sunday School thus seven departments. two were ,the Advanced Grades artment on toe recommendation of .rhe Sunday school Board it -was decided to. have a centra" committee- .here- in- Lethbrid-e that should, possibly once a month to talk over new schools, departmen, work, district possibilities etc and act as a kind of clearing' ho-ii for J the whole .district THen date and ibeing known to the executive., letters of i- Icoul.dL be sent to aom- Intermediate Work Then followed an interesting- tail- on the Intermediate Department, led W, V.. Sinclair, of StetMer. Mr. laid down' necwsarv qmrements for a, successful teacher viz. a jove for the work. and From the evidence submitted if ap- Ithe samc' He declares the Canadian Recording (El- lheir Icctrical !en Treasurer-D. J. McConuack, (Brew fry M. Ritchie (Carpen- ters) 3 years r C. Brooks (Carpen- ters) 2 years; E. Frey, 1 year. inside Door Clare (Hod- Sergt-at-Arms-C. Brooks (Car- Hogg emphasised the statement that a Ml. though paying the same scale as oth- Pears that in February last Ricketts-1 Pacific could Pay their high rates was engaged hauling water for J. lf Jt not ,for their western busi- and one of the horses balked i neSSf which hc Savs- the Grand Trunk er roads for the same class of work, it .actually, costs the C.N.R. more to do the work than the. other panies. He would not Put com- tion. commit him- ion Ricketts informed the animal that he would pull its tonguc out) be able to do when they of persuas- Itheir western connections. get self to a statement as tolling the strikers' places, saying it was too early to decide. The men claim time and a half- ior Sundays and holidays and certain privileges promised them and into successful execu- lt was the opinion of one of tne witnesses of the occurrence that SHORT CROPS IN passenger trains at Macleod instead of Lethbridge: "Find upon inquiry that information given mayor in my wire 5th, not correct. .Master mechanic re- turning to Calgary tonight and will j discuss matters whh him and advise more definitely Price." An official of the road, who pre- ferred not to have his name mention- ed, said, to -the Herald this mornin rt makes the estimate of production for i C. P. R. spending tbe the three states bushels, -that it is this y is against the Government estimate for own the same territory for June 1 Or ot tne van- A11-' JUJ> women sccuritv fnr 11 nnn j I v ous unions affiliated to the Trades at the home of Mrs. Charles o[ 000 L suretaes bushels, Council as possible. The union men start out for this second term with bright prospects, and with t-ho Temple'and lots their absolute property, financial troubles such as they have had to contend with in the past are now only con- spicuous by their absence. AiRSHlP TO CARRY 100 PASSENGERS !fields are threatened. Kirchner, 534 Claim street, morning and prayed for three hours for rain. This afternoon at 2 o'clock the first shower in 33 days fell. The of yesterday only settled however, and Mrs. Kirch- ner and her neighbors have asked all of the women in the city to join v.-irh them in their prayers. The wo- men are alarmed because the wells j are going dry and uie crops in the of each. Constable Cooper, R.N.W.M.P., conducted the prosecution, and Bar-i a difference the yards and so forth, of not using them." money in Leth- year. Mr. Osborne: "Oh, he admir? that he said he would make me eat mud on the llth of July, wen, ladies and gentle- men, that was the conclusion of the re- marks he made to me. J ask vou the idea things, think only of the figure resented and it alone impresses it- self on their young minds. A Good Story In answering the question, "What wliether a raau who did that deserves are the points of a Sood Miss to be a representative of D.ufferin or'Palk 3aid down tliree. viz., the ap- STEAM ENGINE RAN HEAD the dust, District Court at Macleod. SUCCEEDS CRATHERN Montreal. July vacancy in the Montreal Trust Corn- created by the death Tvas filled by rhe of Wm. McMaster to the positiion. bushels less than the for- mer estimate. Dakota, the condition there now he-! Dawson aged 13. ing estimated at fifl-i pc-r cent, against i a steam plow on'the farm of G the June l estimate of 93 per cent. lay down and apnarentlv -.vent to In Minnesota, condition is placed at j sleep among- the weeds 03 on Invention of St. Louis Man May Sail I at 100 Miles an Hour j St. Louis. July Incorpon-I tion of Universal Aerial Navigation j company to conduct business in Mis- .has revealed plans for a. com- mercial passenger airship that rival the dreams of Jules Verne. Officials I of the company declare that within J There's money in hogs in Southern! Ottawa a year they will have a ship sailin the skies that will rarry .m to passengers in a 40-mile wind and at !aTldra Hotel- also has a farm south THERE'S MONEY 'SIR JOHN FRENCH INiPORKERS HAS GONE BACK compared dry avp eausr-d even further dc- (U'rioration since July the date on j which most rcpons forming the basis j of estimates were made. i Xb attempt is made to estimate the {abandoned acreage, ihotigh reports show that .in several localities wheat (land is being plowed up and in oth- icrs cattle have boon turned into the i fields. The Minnesota damage I chiefly in the Hod valley western counties. stantly. The coroner decided that an inquest, was unnecessary as evidently j is known ii was accidental. j hjs relatives. deserves to he the first minister of this proacn- Bringing into play the point i-rovince." (Cries of Xo. i of contact in the life of the child; (the climax. the outcome of the story: i and lastly, the application, the a'rt of focusing the point On no account should a story .be read to children. Better far, tell it in a manner, how- ever crude, than repeat it from the of a -book. The effect upon the child will more than repay the efforts of the story teller. Have Co-operstion The question of "How to Encour- HAD BOTH LEGS CUT OFF AND DIED AS RESULT Govan. Sask.. July of Saskatoon, was fattally injured here j pages last night wJien trj-Inir to ird is and SHOWERS ALMOST T. OPERATORS EVERY DAY1 WM CASE AISO Alberta. H. Jlurrav July Two ago last March.! F y Sir rity. proprietor of the Alnv-ll-: of the a speed of 100 miles an hour if de- sired. The machine is the invention of J. W. Oman, formerly of San Anton- io, Texas, hut now a St. Louisan. One is in progress of construction shops of the inventor here. in the east of the city, was overheard telling another man on