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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta IdfUiM HErtALD, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, ,101. Daily Herald Established December, 1907 Published by the Daily Herald Print- ing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at its office, Round St.. tethbridge Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director and Editor Subscription Rates Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered Daily, one delivered Daily, one your, by mail Daily, six months, by mail Daily, throe months, by mail Addresses changed as often 2.00 1.00 .35 3.00 1.75 .85 de U.VA1. sited, but both new and old ad dresses must be given. WEEKLY Published every Wednesday in eight pages, and contains a summary of the world's" news of the week, local aiid foreign. One year, in advance ...........51-50 Six months, Ln Three months, in advance........50 THE DAILY HERALD is on sale at the following places: Saga, J. G. Robertson Co., J. D. Higinbotham Co., J. J. Johnston. Co., K. W. Ham- ilton. Pincher J. Mitchell, D. L. McCrea. Bros. L. Eversfield, Druggist. J. Stafford. Feniie, B. E. Suddaby. Cranbrook, Atchison. L. Keinecke. Grassy Tugham. Bow F. Werts. KEEP THE AGREEMENT The situation that may possibly arise out of the trouble at Hillcrest mine is one that is causing some anxiety not only to miners and op- erators, but to the public as well. In the agreement recently signed by the Western Coal Operators' Asso- ciation by the United Mine Workers of America, there was a clause which referred the ques- tion of the wages to be paid for pillar work at Hillcrest to arbitration The'clause reads': "The matter of dispute ,in regard to the price on the pillars at Hillcrest mine is to be re- ferred to the joint committee for settlement; said committee is to be named at the signing of this agree- ment and render a decision thereon immediately." The arbitration was immediately arranged for. The union nominated Eev. H. R. Grant as the arbiter, and he was accepted by the He reported. Under the terms of the agreement this award should bo accepted 'by both parties. The preamble of the agreement as signed read in part as follows: "Whereas the to be derived from alp industrial contract depend altogether upon the "fidelity with which it is carried into effect, and whereas it is our earnest and sincere desire that any agreement executed between the representatives of thej mint-is in district No. 18 and the re-j of the Western Coal Operators' Association, be observed and carried out in its entirety, and that all controversies arising under this agreement shall be agreeably and definitely settled, it is therefore mutually understood and agreed that the following conditions and rates shall govern the parties hereto Jor a period ending March 31, 1911." These clauses would make it ap- pear that it was binding on both the company and the men to submit the difference to arbitration and to ac- cept the award of arbiter. After enduring a three months' strike both the operators and the miners should exercise every care to avoid any action that may be con- strued into a violation of the agree- ment. Anything that would lead to another cessation of work would be diasatrous. The strike recently set- tled cost the operators and the miners from a million to a million and. a half dollars, and it will take many months of work to recompense, for that loss. It- was only with great difficulty that the strike was settled and an agreement reached. -Both sides made concessions in order that the strike might end and work be re- sumed. If either party should in any way violate the agreement thus made the contract is broken and the other side is free to make its demands for what it gave up in the compromise or for anything else. If the .miners of Hillcrest refuse to accept the award of the arbitra- tion committee, they will break the spirit, if not the letter, of the agree- ment so recently signed. If they do this, the miners of any other camp can do the same thing and the com- pany at any camp has the same right It will .be seen then that such an ac- tion would make null and void the agreement signed. This is too serious a matter to be taken lightly. The word given on an agreement should be strictly adher- ed to. Neither miners nor operators can afford to, break the agreement to the slightest extent. The public cannot afford to have any more troub- le with its coal supply. It is to -be hoped therefore that wise counsels prevail and the interests of all concerned be protected by a strict and honorable adherence to the spirit and letter of the agreement made. USE THE LANES The town of Maceod by a vote at a public meeting decided upon a plan wjorthy of consideration by other places. They will lay their sewer pipes in the lane? instead, of in the streets. The lanes being narrow it ritto ran mi is harder and more expensive to do the excavating and to .make the re- pairs. But on the other hand there is no interruption of traffic a.nd no tearing up of graded and paved streets to make repairs or to lay new pipes or to make connections to houses. These latter considerations should outweigh the item of what additional expense there will be. It would be a good thing if all pipes and wires could be" placed in the lanes instead of in the streets. Whe- ther in good order or out of repair these pipe tranches and pole lines are unsightly and dangerous, and any expedient to get them off the main thoroughfares should receive careful consideration. OUR POINT OF VIEW The suffragettes in England have broken the rules of silence. Whoever heard of a woman keeping silent long- er than a second? The Calgary Herald says there isn't any feeling in the south now against the location of the University at Strathcona. There was a awful roar about it in the Herald during the Herald's election campaign, in which it endeavored to raise the sec- tional crv. John D. Rockefeller is seventy years old and at present there is no likelihood of him being committed to the poorhouse to spend the re- mainder of his days. The C. P. R. can build a railroad in a hurry. For references take a trip over the Lethbridge-Carmangay branch. Side 1 The only people benefitted by the wet day at the Calgary fair were the hotelkeepers, and yet they refuse to come through and meet the deficit. Mean things. Purple Springs has a right to swell itself with its four feet high wheat. If it keeps on growing a etepladder will be required to get at the top of it. Rockefeller is going to compete with the farmers now by manufac- turing petroleum butter. A MEMORIAL TO PEACE (Montreal Herald) Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King is earning for himself in Canada the title of Apostle of Peace. After hav- ing for a number of years successfully administered legislation, of his own initiation, framed to reconcile and harmonize whatever might appear to be in conflict between the interests of labor arid capital, be, has now tak- en broader ground and is. seeking to promote perpetual amity between the peoples of the North American con- tinent. His proposal 'is that at the conclu- sion of the hundred years of peace, between Canada and the United States; which will occur' four years hence, the peoples of the two coun- tries should join iu celebrating that centenary by the erection of an inter- national monument; on the scene of their last conflict, dedicated to eter- nal harmony and friendship. The suggestion was made the occasion of the commencement exer- cises of Harvard University, where Mr. King was the recipient of the degree of doctor of philosophy and where he made an address disting- uished by its eloquence and good taste. After referring to the agree-j ment at the close of the war of 1812 for limiting the armaments of both peoples upon the Great Lakes, an agreement which had found its en- forcement in the honor of the. two peoples, Mr. King outlined his pro- posal, which was received by every mark of approval by his audience. "The new world's answer to the war talk of the he-said, "is the diplomacy which is prepared to en- force Reason above Force, and which, while (European nations are shouting 'Dreadnoughts' in the ears of the world, has settled by commis- sions all boundary differences which have arisen, and referred to The Hague for adjustment by arbitra- tion such remaining points of contro- versy as appeared to require for their satisfactory adjustment this further step. "This achievement is of which the peoples of this continent are just- ly proud. Should we not, as we round out the hundred years of peace make this occasion one of great rejoicing here, one which cannot fail to strike the imagination of the peoples of other lands? "If I might be allowed to make a suggestion, it would be this, that while other nations continue to talk of-war, .we of the new world begin to celebrate this triumph of peace; that we chooae as the place of celebration that historic ground in the vicinity of Niagara, the place of conflict a New' t RIBBONS and CORSETS By Express To-day Is now occupying one of the stores in the Brown Co.'s building- facing Crabb Street. Our bakery in the North Ward will be open for business as usual. The very best oil hand at both stands The fientley Co. ltd. Vta'tuii 35 IETIIIIKE 4 FRUIT J All kinds of preserving fruit and freslt Vegetables f arriving Daily Leave your orders THE 8. McKIUDP CD., Successors to J. BROWN CO t Railroad All Story. Popular Blue Book- Strand Etude British Weeklies R, TIE RCTItf HUM Our "cltrki stop work at I p.m. Otlr patrons fix- our closing hour REMimt NOTICE have, moved our office from Post-o'fKcs Block to IUG, CRABB STREET (opposite- T: Bank of Montreal) i REAL ESTATE BROKERS, Phons 313. hundred years ago, and on some near approach to that scene of marvellous beauty erect an international monu- ment, sublime in its symbolism, oi brotherhood and love, and proclaim- ing to the world that "'Peace hath her viciorie.- no less than war." "Let us erect it with a dedication to another hundred years of and when asked by what might we propose to safeguard' it from defile- ment, let us reply, by that Honor of the nations which- in their infancy has been sufficient to achieve the vic- tory we commemorate and whkh with the added strength of youth will be mightier than it- has ever been." Another convenience for the PEOPLE OF. 1HE NORTH WARD We are BOW prepared to issue DOMINION EXPRESS- MONEY OBDEKS. This is the cheapest, safest and most convenient.method of sending money. You hold a receipt each time, and the rates are tho lowest. You can buy them at the PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE NORTH WARD YOUR PrescriptioAB receive thtt moat careful attention. W. P. J. ALEXANDER Prescription Specialist Graduate Druggist And Optician LADIES PAT- ENT LEATHER BOOTS Extension Sole Dull Finished Upper American Style GERMAN'S Big Cash-, Raising Sale The Turpin Furniture Co. will close their store every Wednesday after- noon, at three o'clock during July and August. eod-tf. MAY CARRY HOUSES AWAY Ottawa, July houses are in danger of being swallowed up by the Ottawa river at Gatineau Poin and more are threatened with disas ter. This morning a portion of the beach opposite, Rockliffe, 200 yards long and extending inland, was washed away, heavy spring floods having loosened the soil. j PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral RHONE General Teaming i! We do- all classes of teaming on the shortest notice. Satis- I faction guaranteed. If you need coal and you want the best value your money will buy, ring me up on Phone 201. Coal must be paid for on delivery. WM. TAYLOR t WALL PAPER Largest and best stock in the city. Paper Hanging, Paint- ing Etc. WELLINGTON Bros. Cor. Cutbill and Court- land. Box 644. PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. W. B. QALBRAITH-PbynicuH. Surgeon; Accoucher. 9 a.m.. 34; 7.8 p.m. Office 014 Rod path St. Pboue 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND -Bedpath a.m., 2.3. 7-8. DR. A. and StafforU Bbck. Office Houra-li 12. 1.3, 7-3.30. Phone night and d.j DR. J. E. LOVERINQ-Pbyaiciio Surgeon. Accoucoer. Oddtellowr Block. Hours-Til] 9 a.m n to 1 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, 'day .uo Qlgfat. 342. D. A. TAYLOR, wt. Eye, Ear, Noae Throat Stafford Block. Lethbridge Alt. Office a.m.. 9.5 p.m 7-8 p.m. DR. GARNET T. IVES, DENTIST- Graduate Royal College of Dental Stlffwd Agbel Block, Rooms 6 and a. Hours UNDERTAKING ADD SON-Leading ass sssvfe to opposite fin: half MUSIC MADAM Pi aniste. organ and voice produo tion. or receives pupils preparatory or advanced. Coaching for' sxarns. Howard Houoe. Sweet. MR. ALBERT ELY-Pupil oi Briggs. M.A.. Song Singing Voice Culture. Pupil of Chan Hancock. Esq.. F.R.C.O.. L.R A 14. Organ and Theory. Voice culture pipe piano, haroiouy ani> theory, iouy sirgiug. Open for COP eertsi, banquets. etc. on application. fiQO. bridge. AHn. JOHANNES H. piJ -.if Henri Verbruggen. of Ro-i..- Itaiy; Carl Simius, of aee our new ideas in construction, let us show you. They won't cost you anything. Address Lethbridge P. 0. WILLIAM sad con- tractor, is prepared to girt esti- mates free of cost on all kinds of work in the building trade, total- ing, repairs, alterations, fte. Bor f If Lethbridge. Q. C. Toronto) Baildar nd contractor. Estimates promptly orniihed on all kinds of ImiMiup; >ricei and MtUfaoiion rzarmuteed. pply to Room 7, Oliver 1414 iRBERT RAMSDEN-Contrtetorfor concrete walki, menta and all kinds of work. Terms reasonable Esti- mates cheerfully given. Apply-Box WO. City. ;