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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 27. 1918 t >ro Cover Expenses and Additional Wages, Say The Railway Offloials I Monreal, July 27.-"Utterly Inado-h,ualo," WM the dool�r�t�on of rall-Vraymoti- ol the twonty par cent advance RMinted by the govornmont In roaponso to tli� application o{ the railways, whloh saw tholr position becoming worao and worBo, yrii\\ tho conatant demand* ot the men^ancl no "way ot meeting these ddmniids except; by ap9oallncay, after tdufiting the.axtra,wages now demand-tho addltlbnil oxpenaes which' *ia now required for the rimnlng of the Byytom." " . , W. B. Maclnnea, freight traff l6 rnan-�Ker ot tho Canadian Pacific, said thoro was an inoreaao, of courHO, but twenty per cent., which had boon incntloned In this connootlon, would, Jn the opinion Of the Oanadlaa Paol-JIc, be. Quito tnftdoquato tor the poy pose for which It was Intended. -M�oh Indignation. Toront*, July- 2T.-There Is wMI�-epronct IndlgnJttton .in commeroUl jclds hero.over ihg. announcement from Ottawa of an Increase In freight ratoa, which amountH  to > approximately twerttyter cent, over all. "Putting tho matter humanly In a tow words, I think It la a crylnB shame the way thlS'has beoii done," declared T, Marahail, traffic expert ot the' hoard of trade. "1 think Sir Henry' Drayton m(ght have had ihe decency at least to hold-a aosnion over the matter. Ultlmotelyt ot courad, the consumors liauet jpay." ' la Astounded. J. B, WttlehoMhe Canadian Manufacturers' Association declared that he was natounded by the aolio*i of tho government. Ho  rtlld the Canadian Pacific did not benefit by the lucroaso ot fifteen per 'cent, whifch It hnH to hand over to the government, the Increase being put.on to help out tho Grand Trunk and tfio Canadian Gov-ornment Railways, and tho Canadlnn Korthern. �..-- .1., Too many markets are so neglected; so dirty and Ill-equipped, that y/'pvaea deliberately keep away from them. Whoro such conditioim exist, instead ot ignoring the marl<(;i nnd oschowing it, they should, make it tlioir busineaa to create an uphcav.il anil to "clean it up." It is the di^ty of tlio municipal authorities to ace tliiu local markets aro kept In gpdd slmiio and that the 'necessary improvemcnta are made from time to time. In many instances they have been lax In giving time, attention or funds to tho interests of this public utility, but ii' women interest themselves thoronglily in the question, insist on haviiiK good markets, and patronize them woU, a big step forward will have been taken, both from the standpoint ot the farmer and the city housekeeper. (CONTINUED FRO.M FRONT PAGE) accordanc,o with decisions of parliament and see that public employes are fairly and justly remunerated within the' limits ,ot th.e provision for that purpose made b;^'p.irl!iiinent, or.such provision as^thecgovoninient in the exercise of pdyf'eTB ronfprred by parlia-mont may make. Tho government in the performance ot thpse lunctlons al-ways.^. has been.;ready lo hear and-endeavor to equably adjust any 6lalra made on bohalt ot llio employes In the civil service. .It ban, as above stated, expressed its reiHiliiess to do this in connection wjth t;ha pp,