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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta y, June THE LETinmmGJS DAILY HERALD WE SHOW YOU THE LATEST STYLES FIRST you don't like them we have our well known ele- gant line of high grade GENTLEMEN'S shoei to suit all tastes and pockets. You will. find nothing out of date or 'old at this store. We. want your future custom too much to show, or try to sell, you any- thing but Come in and let us show you the latest in smart styles. FOOT TOGGERY DISCRIMINATION ON THE RAILWAY Englishman Charges That Mr. Doughty Gives Italians the Reply Refuting Charge Slipped One Ovier Beaver Creek Nine CowJtey, Juno 10. "Saturday evening the CcKvley nine were again victorious. The victims being from Beaver Creek. The score, 'although. large, was very even, losing 17 to Ib. But for the work of -the; .Beavor Creek pitcher, Con-ley would have run up a much larger score, i Welsh was in. the, box for ley, was rather hard on him as he pitched a. game for Cowley on Friday' and for, Lundbreck Saturday, played his first on the local diamond and made a good showing on thiiril. Snyder at first played in his u Final good form. A silver cup is -lying idle here and a thntja team league is being formed, compuned of Beaver Creek, River and Cowleej'. It; will be started in about a weed's time and will be more inter- for the lovers of ball in town. "A tournament is being held in Cowlejj' on Friday and Saturday. Four teams are competing for the Mc- Millan Challenge, cup. A polo ball will Uf! held in the opera house Fri day evening. On Saturday afternoon horse racing will' .be pulled off. large crowd -and a good time are ex pec ted. WESTERN CAN. LEAGUE WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE Red Deer IS Ba-ssano 14 Calgary '15 Edmonton........... 11 .000 .500 .500 .407 WHAT WERE THE OTHER GAMES LIKE? Edmonton 9, Red Deer 3, Said to be Best Exiiitmiun yet-.-Seen Red Deer, Juno Red Deer team, -the league leaders went 'down to defeat here this evening before Johnnie Macklns' Eskimos by a score of to 3. The game was the best yet played on local grounds. .Hein- richs pitched a good game and re- ceived fine support Dunn, who is overworked, had to be replaced in St. Andrew's Were Easily the Victors Last Night Tho Knox Sunday. School baseball team -were defeated last night by'the fast Andrew.team by fa score of 17 tot. 3. The Knox batters were un- able -'to connect with "Shorty" Mun- roe's curves. At all times during the gamo he had-the guess- ing. 'The game was largely attend- ed, The St. Andrew team brought over an enthusiastic crowd of sup- port-srs. The second game of Class A leag pe will.' be played next Monday ever fiug between St; Andrew and Wes- ley iat the barracks grounds. The following was the line-up. St.; (17) Kuox (3) X G Biles Munroe Kerr T. Vfa-tson V. CHIlies G. vjiatson WyllH catcher .jiitCifer shortstop 1st base ,2nd baae 3rd base left field !centre field right field S'oan Hansi] McKnlii Morris liotinell Hatch Harmon the seventh by Thelan. Red Beers' 'ielding was not the best. Edmonton........, let! Deer...........'. .001 000 -Tanguay; Dunn, Thelan and Spencer, Claiming that Englishmen are be- ing discrimlnaod against hy the city, and that Superintendent Doughty, in charge ot the track work-of the street railway system prefers Italian labor- ers to Englishmen for track laying, Mr. Uniting, iTlfi' Sixth avenue'North, has udrtressed thn following protest tho Herald: "Editor, 1 crave the indulgence of your valuable newspa- to give a, few examples of how Mr, Doughty IB treating his men? "In the first place, I may 'inentlOii hat 1 am a ratepayer, and at the >resent moment, I dp not know how am going to pay my rates, and IIB I mve a largo family depending on mo, bullcve that what I am going to say vill catch the eye of Mayor Hatch, or ome of his subordinates. I have gone morning after morning o apply for work on the street rail vay, and I am always told 'No.' And II the time Mr. Doughty is starting talians to work. "It Is an open secret that he pre ers Italians to white 111011, nnd should e say that Italians are more suited o the work, I can confront him with He He. aa I happen to that Eng- slunen can beat thorn, given the hanco. "Today he fired fifteen men, and ut hree o'clock "he sent an Italian fav- orite out of town to bring in twenty men, probably from Jlt-gina, .from which place 'he brought in a batch, along with a. few teams. f Signed) ''HATEPM'EK." Lethbridge, June 10. The above was received under the caption "Fair Play in Street Railway Work." Mr. Doughty's Side The Herald called on Mr. Doughty this morning, for the purpose of get- ting his side of the controversy. Mr. Dnughly has a very different opinion from Mr. Linning, and absolutely dea- ies that Englishmen are discriminated against In his department. Got'ting out his time books for the present month, lie went over the list, ami out of one hundred men now at work, he pointed out tho namus of forty-four Englishmen. The ing rlfty-sb: are of all nationalities, arid the Italians are not preferred to any of the other nationalities repre- sented. "Whenever .men are needed, they arc taken as they said Mr. Doughty, "Then they are found suitable, they are kept so long as they are needed. But the number of men necessarily fluctuates. Some days we have two hundred men on, and only a j few'days after there are only one hun- dred. The reason for this is 'that we j have a great deal of trouble in get- ting ties. When we have a supply we rush the work, and therefore put on a lot of-new men. When there are no ties the oxtra men are laid off. Hurrah for the Irish "We have a certain estimate to work to. It Is my duty to get the 'work done inside this estimate. If I were to keep a full gang on all the time I would soon eat up the esti- mate, and would not have the work done. Aa for preferring Italians to Englishmen for railroad work, I might I would rather have an Irish- man any day in the week when it comes to.laying track. But "for spik- ing the Italian is, as a rule, better than the Englishman, and any Italians em- ployed by me are doing that class of work." To get the best possible men for the job is Mr. D.oughty's aim. He has to work inside the estimates, and he is going to employ men who can do that for him, regardless of nation- ality. If the .Englishman can hold up his end'with the Italian, the English- man will be sure of a steady job. The cannot keep his end up must ;o, ,be he Englishman or Italian. It's plain '-buEines's proposition with the 8x10 walled tent, 8 oz. duck, com- plete with poles, 10 x 10 walled tent, 8 oz. duck, com- plete with poles, 10 x 12 walled tent, 1 0 oz. duck, com- plete with poles, 12 x 1 walled tent, 10 oz. duck, com- plete with poles, 14x16 walled tent, 10 oz. duck, com- plete with poles, C. W. GRAY Best Hardware House The J MARKETS t-ETHBRIDGE' 'MARKETS Local market conditions .rvriialn In tho eamo position toclny In which they wore yesterday. Fresh aprlcoti from California, have arrlycd.-anil are' fetching if, cents stravy- ben lea aie eelllng at M cents per pint box, and pineapples can be had foi 3p each. String beans may be hail: foi 25 cents per Ib, and green peas nro bringing 15 cents per Ib. Mo.. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern Northern 6 1 Alberta Red 2 Alberta lied 3 'Alberta ited 4 Alk-rla Red 5 Alberta lied No.. 6 Alberta lied 984 Q7fl 0 119 (I 52 041 070 Q78 075 0 07 052 0 11 TUESDAY'S GRAIN MARKET' superintendent, who has his own re- putation at .stake in this contract. GROWING They Want City to' Come Through With More Than Per Mo. f AM ;'-SPtrlAr REPRESENTATIVE'S U1LL JILUrtL TRAGIC DEATH MEETING OF COUNCIL To Number of Contracts of Urgent Nature AS BOATS REACH PORT ARE CALLED PARALYSED Havre, Prance, June the strikers have received no news that men at other ports arc disposed to join the movement, the strike is I b, It is just possible that a special meeting of the'council will be called for tbmorro'w, for the purpose of con- sidering the "awarding th-e various tenders, which have been opened dur- ing the past couple of days. Yesterday, the fi're committee met, and recommended'the purchase of an 80-horsepower, six: cylinder combina- tion hose and chemical truck for the No.-l Fire Hall." The machine is to ie purchased from the Webb Motor Washington; Representative Robert C.Wiok- liffe, of Louisiana, .met a -trag- ic death here today.' His badly crushed body was found on the railroad tracks in Potamic Park. It: IB -.presumed, that" he was 'either 'knocked off .or fell from': the train .bound "for the South. Car Shortage on Aldersyde Lin Calgary and Bassano Play Game Bassano, June Boosters and Breaks played an eight inning tie here yesterday, the score at the call of time being nine all. The game was called because of darkness. Barney Barnstead pitched seven tinnings for' the Bronks, when the Boosters solved his delivery and he was relieved by Dollar opened on the mound for the locals but was relieved i-n the fourth jy Woods, now general here. When the steam- ship Afrique, of the Chargeurs Reunis, arrived here yesterday, her crew at _ once came ashore, and threw in their Calgary, Alia., June U.-A wUh tne strnters_ idcrs and tugs owned by the !se Peninsulaire and Les Abeil- ;ables of the force to meet Tuesday les companies, have been laid up. The s posted in the muster room of t'ie Tendc illy police station raincsllng con- iiavraisi KERR NOT DISPOSED Hamilton, Cnt., June ierr, the noted sprinter iday that he would not Sweden vith the Canadian Olympic team. BULLETINS McKenaie. Souith Africa Cricket Player Faring Badly Lota don, June the second tost aiatcli, being the first in which ICnglund participated, tho South Afri- cans are faring badly, being all dismis- sed in their first, innings for 53 runs. Foatecr ami Barnus did all the damage with Hielr. ball, the former, taking 5 for 18 runs nnd the latter five for 23 runs. Qn England going In to bat they lost their first Nobbs, with the score at. -I, but T2H1! nuts were put on before the closo i estorday with Rhodes nnd i at the wickets. GROCERS VS. BANKERS Football Game Slated for Tomorrow .Night The football game of the season will bo played tomorrow-night, when the unbeatable Grocers and a team senting the banks, of the city .meet. The following learn will play for I he grocers; goal, backs J. S. Home and Benton; half-backs, Dill, Home and Ness; forwards, Uns- worth, Mcllvena, Tennant, Smith K. Watt. night for the purpose of selecting deputation to wait on tlie city com- missioners with the object oE asking that body to reconsider its decision not to "recommend to the city coun- cil that the men be granted an in- crease in pay this year. The con- stables say they will withdraw in a body if they do not get the increase. Members'of the force tmlicvo that the commissioners have been very unjust in refusing the police the minimum salary at a larger figure than .a month, which hay been asked for hy S. S. LEAGUE GAMES There are two games in -the B div- ;ion of tho Sunday School league scheduled -for tonight. St. Cyprian's play North Baptists on latters' ground md Westminster plays St. Patricks on the latters' grounds. Games wijl commence nt 7 o'clock. S.O.E. LINE-UP The following will represent -the S. 0. E, hi their Intermediate League ;nmo with the Overseas: Freeman, goal; Holbortou, Waller, jacks; Dnlxull, Frier, Oxiand, half lacks; Chirhc, Faunch, Capt. Hnkcr, Jail, Clayton, forwards, Reserves, lugfintt, Pearson, Bennett. KIcK-off al'tf.46; Chief Cuddy. In all other towns in Western Canada the salaries are at least S75 a month, and in some them they arc higher. "If we don't get the increases >ve intend to withdraw in a hody. We don't want to taltc such a step 'but we, think lhat have recciyeri shab- by and inconsiderate treatment, and if the commissioners do not see their way clear to make the- recommenda- tion tn the council for higher wages we will leave and give the com- missioners a chance to hire that elass of men who do not place their money earning ability above S70 a month, a smaller wage than even city.trampera arc said a ip.ember of the force to the correspondent. Compagnie Generale Trans-Atlantiq steamships Bassetterre, Quebrie and Rochambeanu are unable to leave port Only .vessels of the Compagnie Nor- mande, which ply between Havre, Hon fleiir, Trouville and Caen, have been able to run, but it is probable that they, too, will ba held up today. The strikers at present number 500, and the strike has greatly disor- ganized foreign commerce at Havre. Mr. Delille, secretary of the Sailors' Union h-sre, said last night that steam- erg will continue to be laid up as they arrive. Strikers held a meeting yes- terday, in the course of which Mr. De- lille urged them to fight to a finish, at and not to modify their claims. A re- solution was adopted pledging the men not to resume work until they have obtained satisfaction from all the steamship companies. Fire Apparatus Co., of St. Louis, Ho., and will be delivered here within the next few weeks through the local ag- ents of the Company, the J. B. Tiirney Co. The cost the truck will he ?7.500. The revised tenders for the car barns are also in the hands of the el- ectrical superintendent, and :i meet- ing will be held today of the street railway committee of the council to make a recommendation to the coun- cil. As it Is imperative that these con tracts should be signed up as soon as possible, an efffort Is being made-to call a special meeting of the council to consider them, and get the 'work under way ihis week. THE DUKE DENIES STORY Montreal. June Lowther, military secretary to H.R.H. the Duke of Connnuglu -officially denied the re- port started by the 'Manchester Guar- llan that the Duke would leave Can- ada, at the end of .the year. Col. Lowther says H.R.H. will remain for the term agreed on. The farmers cannot understand why hey should be compelled to-wait fo: curs at this time of- ,'fhous amis of cars are being brought Into ho cities of Alberta carrying con struction material from the he farmers tuink that If these cars were turned to. the, stations "where grain cars are needed, there would be no complaint about car shortage, ant all the grain in the country. will he moved shortly. Mr, Za-ag wont to Calgary today for the purpose of interviewing thn C P. R. officials on behalf of himself anci other farmers of the district who have cars on order, and tney are hope- ful that the railway company will listen to their complaint, and, rush "in enough cars their grain be- fore the haying season comes, when they will not have time to think of hauling grain. VOLCANO DUST AT VANCOUVER Vancouver, B.C., June Volcanic dust from an eruption In Alaska, has floated as far south as Vancouver. TVegeta tion around the. city was coy ered with it last night, and the mountains across the bay are in a brown grey haze. COLLEGE TO RAISE MONEY Wesley an Theological College Mont- real, will raise this fall to erect and equip a new building. L NA-DRU-COl LAXATIVES 1 Women's commonest ailment root of so much of iheir yields lo the gentle but certain action of Na-Dru-Co Laxatives. 25c. a box at your druggist's. SIR THOS. LEAVES IT TO BORDEN THE CONVERSION OF C. P. R. STEAMERS INTO ARMOURED VESSELS Montreal, June regard to the proposal that the new boats which C. P. K. intends building for the Atlantic route, should be armored ves sels of 22 to 23 knots, capable of be- ing converted at short notice into aux- iliary cruisers for the British fl-eet, Sir Thomas said he had nothing to add to the statements made in Lon- don. The whole matter, he expected, 'would be shortly discussed by Pre- mier Harden with the Admiralty offi- cials in London, With regard to tho British money market, Sir Thomas remarked: "Bri- tish people always" have large sums to Invest, and seoin to have a very kindly feeling toward Canada at the present time. The market, has been rather overfilled during the last yenr by municipal tasties. and it. will pro- bably take some time to work them off, but, in Canadian are In n very healthy sound Canadian You want the best TIRE PROPOSITION On The Market Don't You Then buy the Gooderich Tire--the best on the long run We cwry a complete stock of Gooderich Tires and the Price Also a large stock of Accessories H. T. Henderson Garage June grain.niais. kets opened and closed today as fol- lows f Open July Oetouer Inlj 46% Es.. No. 1 Feed. July 46 Flax- July 212 Cash Prices No. I1 Northern No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern No. 4 No..5 No. 6 Feed No. 2.C. .W............ No. 3 C. W. 1 Feed No. 1 Peed No. 2 Feed Flax- No. IN. W. No. 1 Manitoba Rejected. Minneapolis Wheat Open 113% Closo 107 Vi 46J4 106 VJ 103i 9314 88% 74% 64 5814 41 43 46Vi 41 211 208 192 Juii Sontembei December September December 106% Chicago Wheat Open Ill 107 Clone 1124J 104% Close 108% 1054 105% Cor. (itli St., and (5th Ave. Phone5SS RESPONSE WAS NOT GENERAL BRITISH UNION MEN, OF, QUITTING WORK WHEN THE FUNDS ARE LOW June 13 icaponse to aft nights' call for a general strike if transport workers of the United Cingdom b> no means general "'his causes little Emprise as men in ome centres had decided already to ontlnue at work and in other centres lie recommendation of the London ommlttee' of the transport" workers ederatlon was received too late for ctioii to be taken on it today Bei ide-a this many more conservative eaders of the workers are. opposed "..to eial strike at the present nt as the funds of the trades unions re in a state of great depletion owing i the last years' dockers, strike-and ie recent coal strike. The order "for a ot affected the Thames district very uch. There is more free labor f ondon than has been foi" eais, the destitution among the poor classes which is acute, forcing men seek employment despite the ordei .the unions.. ''In- Cardiff, Swansea, nd othei South Wales poits where ie unions spent most of their funds uring the coal strike, work is going n as usual Similar conditions pre ailed this morning at Newpoit, while t Bristol and Devonmouth the dock- rs quit work, but truckmen continued their duties. Father Hopkins, who. eilds powerful influence in the illors1 and firemen's which the largest membership, of any- orkmeri's society in the transport orkers federation, hay appealed to. e men not to strike without giving [equate "notice of the termination greements between'them employers. 'Last year the member- ship of-the transport workers federa- tion comprised belonging tof sailors and ffromens unions, dock, wharf and rivermen workerr men and boys of the London tnickmens union, gas workers water men and lightermen, stevedores, engine men and about laborers belonging to var- ious smaller unions. C. P. R, BUILDING AT SASKATOON L Winnipeg, June Canadian Pacific Railway announced comple- tion of plans for a four-storey stone office building at Saskatoon. MEDICINE HAT'S BIG MILL Medicine Hat, June Tho first sod for the new Qglt' vie flour mill, with a capacity of six thousand barrels, was turned today, the contractors being Stewart Brothers, of Chi- cago. ;