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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta STRIKE IS mm Nearly Four Thousand Trainmen Leave Their Work July 18. Negotiations were absolutely broken i up this after- noon- between the conductors and trainmen of the Grand'Trunk and ..the company, and sharp -at half-past nine the strike 6f the men started to enforce their'demands; for .the stand- ard rate of wages for .the territory east of Chicago. is.estimated by X employed direct- ly, by the. city Vor -indirectly through any, contractor or sub-contractor long-as such-teams are actually gaged on city; which was _ was passed-last May which added' to'.SufeSection (a) Section-8 of .By-law. jro. -17 relating to. licenses, .the following: _ "Nor shall any license. be required teams employed-by'the city a thorough Canadian, ambitious to you that ____ think of place; over the: Old Land tout weT-do not-i small in this country and when, we inhale the western breeze we qjiinot and Wfoereiis the ave rbeen issued -Wm -M'c> and D. D. the struction department. of; the railway company. This information a-letter received ..this' morning V the Edmonton Board .of.. Trade, which was sent by .Mr. Mann to, the secre- tary or the A'tiabasca Landing board was. year... resulasr the whole: had and before ten the, motion to 0 Acting Secretary The.first motion p'uirircigh was so en- re- for any though sore.. -Kefth'Whimster B. for- fon city whether the' same that the company had gone as far as they nossiblv-'-'rhiiid in possibly-cbuW in justice to their shareholders and; the men themselves in their- offers-accept the' award of the board and further concessions-were out that of the H. Liphardt, UQW of Mac! claimed this same peak several years ago in company with" a young man who committed suicide out- ting his throat when hear the sum- mit. ;lt is supposed that he lost con- trol of himself from pressure of blood on .the brain, caused by the sudden changeof altitude, Since that time people have made the but none of them have made the round trip in the time the tfofce young climbers did yesterday. If a few hundred dollars judi- ciously expended upon the trail up Fairy Creek this mountain climbing trip- could be made one of the finest trips for tourists that could be found in the province. The city council arid the city engi- neer-made a trip to Fairy Creek yes- feet were! fires are ail; directions Salmon district is en- veloped in smoke and much uneasiness a brother to Burt terday, havin question. Further, Mr. Hays was willing to submit this to arbitration with a binding clause on each party. but this, the. men refused. HAYS -r The actual, break occurred this a ternoon, when at a final notice th men refused Mr. -Hays' proposition and the Grand Trunk, president- inti mated that he could'' not grant thei demands, but. it.had-been prepared lor by-the men since Saturday. On tha day the 42 -delegates who have been here for months, left for their homes, each carrying orders for a strike start.last night at 9.30, unless dy a prearranged plan, orders were -sent countermanding the strike, and inti- mating that a satisfactory settlement ha-d been arrived at. STRIKE STARTED No such orders were sent out and the strike therefore automatically started at to-night. .While the strike order affected all trains which yet sta-rted, train'crews on moving, passenger freight trains were instructed to take their trains through to their destinations and then -quit no matter where they might i be. Vice President Murdock, Of the Trainmen's Brotherhood, intiniated tonight that all preparations for the- strike had been made, and that the I to ask Messrs. H. Macbeth is 'felt: by -the -ranchers. The now is raging in'Clarkson's timber .lim- its near Ymir and is now rapidly spreading .towards Nelson. A. large force of men are fighting the fire, but without rain .they are handicapped. be employed by contract -or engaged for day work. So long as such -.teams are actually engaged On city work." The difference between this last-. "THE ALEXANDRA CAFE H. Murray, proprietor of the Al- exandra Hotel, a claim in the Supreme Court gainst X Wolfe, Daniel Woodward and -Maud Woodward to whom he leased _ Alexandra cafe a couple, of months ago, for damages amounting to 950.00. Plaintiff claims thar the lease has not been lived up to by the' defendants and for general damages resulting- .therefrom he claims and for the destruction of chattels and -so forth- -described in the inven- tory, -and and damage iby rea- son of pa-tronag'e- .of customers and trade of -the -cafe, Ives are for the plaintiff. NO -reply to the statement of claim has yet been filed. AND THE GROWERS returning vote..on the ;llth inst, was and Mater .on ;in .bylaws reading' and'. adopted. .again reniidOl eW Brandon, July '18 Dernier Laurier to civic! :'Tithout merchants ttf'regarding Growers the certain terms. -Almost-two -branches of. the Association resented when officials in Hke way kid -their ivie isters Glaring, nothing is so greatly retarding the .progress of the. West, as ele- ments of-protection.. It.'suggested a tariff not ibeen issued. The motion was carried the" suggestion, of-Alcfj aho'tai-er one that the Storekeeper ..Issue nd: 'un-: SHORT APPLE CROP IN NOVA that Millions of feet of lumber dcstroved. are project of pre- serving the fine grove of big cedars that are now being threatened by the woodman's ax, or saw, as would be nore correct in up-to-date lumbering hrase. That so magnificent a grove of trees hould -be sacrificed to the lumbermen be unpardonable it is hop_ I that the city fathers will be able o- spare them in the interest of the 'ty and af future generations. MME TRUSTEES SINKING FUND The city council last night decided SENSATIONAL MURDER ed at the Trade and Commerce Oe- partment today states 'that the apple crop in the Annapolis Valley of No- va Scotia will not exceed 400.000 bar- rels as compared with last year. Word "was brought Into Cardston this afternoon of the finding on the banks of the St. Mary River near that pface of the body .of _ child "about five or six years of age. The body .was all-hacked to pieces and packed into a suit case. The police and doctors left this afternoon for the it- contains the words "by the city in the fourth line. This is the matter over which the licensed teamsters are fighting, the city, .maintaining that the city has'- no right to discriminate between any .class of teamsters and consequently there was some discussion, although the change was not finally made but come up for further discussion at the next regular meeting. Sage said he objected to the portion of the paragraph which read, "whether employed by the city or through any contractor or sub-con- as there was going to be considerable trouble over it. "You bet there said Aid. King, i "Aid. Hatch said the matter was in I The body of a man named Jacob cially with Britain and States. Another memorial condemned have' t l.iJ'llXlJ 'Iv-rp- J-lta _' 1.__. tlie present system.: of terminal 'ele- vators pointing out that .the manipu- lationVof grades was not only a 'breach of confidence to the consum- ers -but the recitation of the best wheat in the was being ly jeopardised, it suggested .'-that the government iY, one. terminal ele- vators and -them- under an independent commfpsion as public ele- vators. The third memorial. asked for the JURY CLAIMS CASE OF MURDER rapid .construction of the Hudson's Bay railroad. The Premier promised the .greatest consideration for the memorials when .back with .his col- leagues in Ottawa. He stated he had already given .the elevator question some consideration and concluded its grievance can and must be relieved This suggestion w-as -first made last week when -Dhe year .were -under and'" V-, the reading over of" a number, of in- of the oth- er aepartmehts showed that "they to- A; tailed up to considerable "V Get 'Leave of Absence. V, Storekeeper' Weller also 'wrote ing for -two 'weeks' leave of absence- and that The mixing evil that must .be of grades is an remedied. He scene. The Herald telephoned Cardston and was told that there was nothing in the story, it originated from the fact that an'Indian body had been from its burial. International had a fund of back of them, while a strike fund of a month could easily -be raised. He accused President Hays of the Grand Trunk of bad-faith, declar- ing that he had not :kept his agree- of the Board of Conciliation report, but he had cut its recommendation down. He stated that all ar meats had been made there to va.s the strikers per month for con- arrange- pay ductors, and per-month formemJof AW. Hatch it was decided that P.' t L. and R. E. Sherlock to act as a board of trustees to take care of the city's sinking fund. The matter was. brought under con- sideration by the discussion of a re- port of the secretary-treasurer to the effect that he had on hand two un- sold debenture issues, one a plank walk 10-year issue of and the other a 30-year one of both bearing 6 per cent. On motion SHEEP DYING __ MONTANA Drought is Severe Blow to the Ranchers In That State from say that bers of the trainmen brotherhood.- ALL OUT AT HAMILTON 9.30 to- night men, in" the Trand 'Trunk train service Xot a wheel mov- ed after 9.30, and all through pass- enger and freight trains, together with the entire yards were tied .up and trainmen went quietly to their homes. Freight handlers have also had to cease work as .no freight can be moved and all the passenger trains in addition have been 'cancelled. About 300 men are affected by the strike. (Continued o p the city Buy them itself; City of Lethbridge 60 per cent, being consid- ered a more remunerative investment than to leave money lying in a bank sinking Parties coming to Letfrbrids different parts of Montana _, the sheep in that suite are dving thousands from the drought! >ranv bands -are miles from the courts and it should be left to the city solicitor. If he won out, al- right if .he lost, well and good. The mayor said that the city solici- tor maintains that he can win out in a-higher court. He thought, .they should-leave it-with the solicitor. It was up to him. Aid. Bowman said he saw difficulty unearthed for future councils when the matter of rebates On licenses came before them. Aid.- King thought they should not go to the expense of fighting it out in the courts. The mayor pointed out that it would not cost the city anything, win or lose the solicitor was on straight salary and had to stand all expenses. Aid. King argued against making "fish.of one and fowl of they should not exempt any teams- ters from licenses. The men who had taken out licenses were all ratepay- ers and good citizens, and it was not fair to them. In reply to Aid. Hatch he admitted he had voted in favor cf Gerkin was found under a culvert south east of Walsh on the 16th. A, jury -to- day brought in a verdict of wilful mur- der against parties unknown. said ,'his mind was an open one on the elevator question. He also prom- ised that a successor to :the late Hon. Thomas Green way on the railway com- mission should be one of the farming- community. The Minister of Railv ways assured the meeting that" the in the middle of August The request was ,Supt. Al.Reid, asked for a.month's leave of .absence, pointing, since the -burning of the old power- house he had been having a time of it. He intended to VVaterton Lakes, and'so would :'-be within easy reach of the city unforseen contingencies presence to .be required... i was granted. ?V Gait Street Crossing. Tibe secretary of the Board 'wrote meeting' oTf -the iboard would in- Calgary on construction of the Hudson's Bay railway was already being expedited. WALKOUT IN ENGLAND London, July thousand yardmen of the Northeastern Railway struck without warning today. A com- plete tie-up of the lines is threatened. The walkout started in the 'New- castle district and the spread was ordered by the leaders. -SHIPPING TO SCOTLAND the application'of'the -C.-P.-R. for permission to close the Gait street crossing would be heard. The'com- munication was received and filed, Almost the whole Southern Albcr- fcretarv instructed to reply the effect -that the matter'referred ta wool clip is this year being ship- ped on consignment to a Glasgow, -Scotland, firm by the South Alberta i to was being adjusted 'between .the C P. R. and the city. Wool Growers' Association. FISCAL POLICY I WAS DISCUSSED WHEAT WILL BE FINE SAMPLE _ water and -the 15. too ui-y and