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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta HEKALIJ PAGE MINI When Industrial uurest was umlor li-ai'sion In the House ot Commons on W. A. Buchanan, lhe member for l.ethbrldse. spoke us follows, ac- cording to Hansard: L would like to venture into this debate, Mr. Speaker, as an of labor aj well a mombor ot tb House who has attempted lo In close touch with llio aspiration of or- g.nlicd labor. We are dl.eui.lnj li duslrlal uuroil largoly ol P unresl wh'.ch eilsts. 1 will Iry I IKjInl qul'some ot the remedies lha we. as 'the ('.irllament of Canada should regard to the nig cost of living, 1 would say thr.t II our duty W adopt legislalion to duce that high cost. When the nudgo conies down this week it seems t me lhat we should deal with lhe ta :ift in such a iway lhal the cost miBBa by the high coil of litlng! 1 wo can remove some of the unreal v.-e are lo exlent icing lo slabll- ,o our industries. So 1 believe n the Inlerot ot the country as a whole that we should without any further delay the duties from loodBtuds and the res! necessaries ot lite. It has been argued thai il Is ImpoB slble lo deal with the high cost of llYlnie; Ihal it WO a fb lit 1 find lhat In New Zealand lu ihe ot 1915 the UoTeriimeiit BeJ what 1s termed a "Cost ot I.Mns Act" In which llier attempted to ro- one of lhe Act. J mnf 0, neces unrest auce r.. Ihf lusiness men in Great not only advocating a reduction In Ihe of Labor to eight, but ho Is irinxlng the period down lo hours. 1 am not going to argue in favor of ihe six-hour day, but 1 would point thu out lhat in a book wrillen by him he made the statement, that iu the muni- tions industry in Great Britain at the commencement ot the war. working hours were at first were about twelve houre a day, and gradually Ihey were reduced to eight and a half hours, and that this reduction of hours duce .e cos saries ot lite. I "her day dealing with Iho price of footwear, and sUtlng that In New Zealand Iho Government resulaed Ihe ol leather supplied to tho manufacturers, and Instructed Ihem to manufacture only certain classes of boots in order that there should aViandardltation ot footwear with vtew to reducing the cost to Ihe ,i pos.lblo poliil. We might lu mind that It 1. pos- hie lo Introduce leglslatlon-precsd- er Investigation ;reater production [he case, there cannol be very much objection to tho adopllon ot Ihe eight.- hour day throughout this country. Lord Leverhulme in IhiB volume from which 1 am miotiog made this state- ment: ably and lhe good lUngs of (21 The organization of benefit associations In connection with factories, similar the Mas- soy.Harrls plan, lhe benefit lo amounl lo say. IS ptr week. (3) Every mauulaclurer snoum insure his employees, to that In case of-bereavement iliu family will have something to carry on (4) Provision for OH and faith- full employees In the way of pen- sions' when Ihey retire. (5) The taking ot lhe employ ee Into partnership to Ibe euent of each, man's earnings If he earns he should be paid lhe same dividend on tliai amo'jnt is ta paid the shareholder. It would'encourage men lo be faith- ful and to look afwr Ihe Inter- ests of the business, because In so doing they would also benefit, expressed these views as iiat capital should do to re z ot the grievances of labor. that One grievance that the employ- i and, I Ib'nk, has Justly, Is that iges what might be term i HIGH SCHOOL EXAMS. Week Ending June 6. A Latin I AlQtbra Grade Xll.-B. Feller 13. E. FOK er 72. V. Bennett 61, Z Sloan 08. H. Glass 57. A- KalrfieM 55. II. MclJonald A Hardle 4S, M. Uillics 45. W. Class arer'ase 53 per cent Chemistry rw-iAei Ten__II Glass 9C per cent, It Keu" 85 k McltoaW 6S. W. Hyssop 51. E. Fowler 4S, Gillies 43! M. Moore 42 V- Benn.l 41 A. Hardie A. KalrfieM J Ickell 23. Average S3 per cent. Algebra Grade Xl-Z. Dunsworth 100. E. Ham ton 91. L-- Ingram 88. E. Church S3 Holrnan 80. C. MacEachcrn 11. the work be U.engaged to do. should see that evory nun who is pro- lded with a union card and Is entitled to .earn the wage ha la paid to him. It should also seotha when an agreement Is made with a industrial agreement est that ving. No Is due lo'thc high' cos io profiteering. Government reports repeat over and over again, from definite ex- periments, lhat In a reasonable number of hours Ihe human bela; tuins out maximum ou'put. ratlgue the human being one day, Itt (hs man or ?.poman lu- tlg'ued to work the following day, and so on1, and after two or tin-on days the output goes down, down, lna[ an donvn, and Is continually falling. and. tiat'we tould have a guar- I I think that is the case. I am sat-1 (eo 6[ I feel isticd that in my own business thel ,a''jiltlt. advanced in ex ions for production' is'lust ao good as ivhenj the'vievf that we should cu I mauairiai K. kept, not lhe union but b> "he employer.. If could bring about a: proper understanding be- tween-labor and fiMluslry, lara satis- that all agreements would be on- vilh what arc are the workers In the way led In their legislation ot wagca. KcorklnE hours than they are nbtalning In tbe way ui worKine nuuit, Thai' is one of the reasons for thelGrcat ijritaln, the and the Indian The InOlan never liked work but bs vantc'i his snuaw to get well as soon aa fio-thst sbe couJJ do ilio work and let him hunt, be cluj popootf root SOT tifT, for that was ihqr crcat remedy fot female weak- nesses. one Of thO greatest reasons j -T unrest is the extraragantU'e bad a nine-hour day. ruse'11 dlssiusfactlon6 amonE those Kingdom was 312 units-.- vkn have not the same means, and am Doting these figures to hew feel that the men ot an argument used by Lord LOT- loo much profit out of the to show that In the Tinned minifies ot this country compared slates ,vhero they were more advanc nuuslries 01 mia regards wer production i the oulpu'. of a certain Kingdom was 312 units. In.1900 I'- had dropped to 275; in 1012, the last recorded year before lhe war, IL had fallen lo drop of CS unili in twenty-six, years. In the United States the output per worker in 18S6 was 400 units; In 1S06 H was 590; in 1812 it was rise of 200 unlls. The out- put also rose during the same period in Australia. New Xealand, nnd Canada, so lhat Lord Lever- hulme is forced to the conclusion lhal. ot lhe races oll.0'rer the worlli- id Lord Leverhulme share of the cost ol government, and tbTwealthy people wlllbe made to feel the burden as they have not felt in the made durlnB the nar nooubtedly were featured by the ssurance that following the war, Ire would he greater democracy; TJie called Blue Co- his "FavonUT scuplion" skill fully comblow with other agents that mat it more effective Women who arp TroTD'out, irho suffc frnm pain al'iegulaT'or irregular intcWak .who are nsrrous.oT dizey nt times, shoult take lhat reliable, tetapcrancc, herbf Ionic which n doctor-in active practii prescribed many years ago.' Now sold b ilrucgliLs, in tablets and liquid, as D 1'icrcc's Favorite Prescription. Send lOc. toDr, Hole Buffalo, N. trial cannot fV cnoayh )n tnitt of Dr- I haJ rcrvcmi BT.d WM and out. hroughout the wif'ld'.'and I tWnk bor (eels that that dernoc- ol the problems we have to deal with tcnlay wiuld be solved a good peal easily it we had In lhe House a lew men who represented the views of labor, and we do not have them here the present time and we should enwuraee them. That would be an advantage not only to the Government, but to Parliament and the country.. Probably one. way Jn which we could 'bring aboui j j representation ol labor would he the adoptron of proportional representa- tion in Canada. 1 have listened lo lhe remarks of the hon. member for Winnipeg; Centre (Mr and 1 am inclined lo liiink that while at the beginning the difficully in Wnn'peg may have orig- inated with reasonable labor men. it i got Into the hands of unreasonable and I believe .the One Big Union is at the hack ot the move- ment there. I have no sympathy what- ever with the Ode Big Union, because no organization in Canada lhat 1 sympathy with. Bolshevism ,e Sparlacans in Germany could my sympathy, and as. 1 under- JlUlSiiaii Vestcott 75. It. Johnson 74. II. thurc 1 L Prleslley 70. M. Hardie 69. 57. U. Smith 67. li. DasV._ ville Cl. G. nobblns 61, W. RWpat IS C 1'eduzzi 50, E. Kippen J. Denoon 45, L. Tarry 45, 11. Perry 43. R Knowlden 41. E. Bullock 41. J Crabb 41. E. Davis 40, M. Delay 40. G. Young 37, E. lioycc 28. Average CO. Literature Grade McKarhern S4. B Church S3. I.. Insram 82. R. Johnson 79 E. Hamilton 79. E. llavis 76, 11 Church 73, L. Priestley li. M. 1'errj 71 V Holman SJ. M. Delay G2, M Hardie 61. Smith 60. W. Westcrot 69 W. nidpalh 58, J. Denoon 07. r. Bullock 57, R. Knowiden 55, B. En dersby 63, L-. I'arry SI, C. Pc-duizi 50 E. Kippen 48. G. Youus li: Basker ville 45. J. Marrs 41. J. Craol) 40, h Hoyce.36. Average Gl. Geography Grade Ingram SI, J. Mosc vltch 91 G Morrison 89, P. Blunt 8 L Dunham 89. M. Sherlock 8G. S. Tu cotto S2. S. Hargreavcs SO. A. Alike 78 E Kipp 76, G. Lalhrop 75, M. Osl- lund 74, Grant 74, R. Galbraith 72. T. Btckell 71. V. Oray 70. D. Sandquist 69. II. Flinn GS.- R. Nichols 6S. A. Green 64, B. Balderson 60. J. Thomson 69. H. Harvey 57, L. Simpson SS, G. 59, A. Davidson 59. L. Morris 68' J VanHaarlem 5G, It. McDonalrl 65. C. Sans 51, C. Nelson 50, H. Cress 60, D. MacLeod 51, C. Hultou'46, W. Grade Wisgarver 95, it. Gal- 96, J. Moscovkh M, L. Dunham S Harereavea 85. II. Nichols S3. O. yman 81, S.'Tan-otto 80, S. logram P. Blunt 78, L. Sirop20U 73. II. Me Donald 71 W. Grant 65. L Morris 61 Van Haarlem 58. V. Gray 51, J homp-on 51. G. Morrisou 3S. C. Hut on 34, E. Otauder 2G. Average 70. Art Grade IX A.-A. Hagell S3. L Hick Hufner 73. E. Jones 71. B. fair- eld 70, M. Hyssop OS. M. Bateman 3 A Ahrens Hill 54, A. Craw- or-i 54, W. Henderson 53. X. Grant 61 E Farrow 50, P. Laughren 47, T. Andrew 43. It. Ketgan 42. J. Denoou 40, A. Hamilton '11. V. Daniel 31. K Crabb 31. Class average SS. Grammar Grade IX A.-.N. Grant 79. H. Ker tan 77 E. Jones C-', A. Crawford C2 II Hasell Cl. T. Nobles CO. T. Hatch 6S J Denoon 5S. A. Hamilton 5J, M. Hyssop 55, A. Hufncr L. Hill IS, A. Ahrens 47. T. Andrews 42. E. Far- 37 R. Crabb 34. U. 1'rosser 3J 6S. E. Kellens 57, C. SMitcjuist 57. M. Sr'ott 65, II. Kcmm 55. A. I.lltte 53. B. Jlander 52 U. Sellzer 52, M. Held 52, C Morris 4S. L. Tiller 45, L. Scott 37, M.Jarrett 33. L. McKinnon 30, J. Johnson 30. Class average 55. Grade IX Knipman C' Ingram 57. Stoneley 53. T. Kessler 50, L. Bennett 49, G. Rosalne 47 H Cowln 42. T. Allen 40, K. Bakes 39 O 35. G. Dennett 30, Frache 2S T. Christie 2S, L. Goodman 31. M. Smith 0. Average 39 per coat. Thero have befin no arrests in SI. Catharines in cunneclion with the murder ol Nisbt Wmchman C. H. Sargent. auglmn 30, W. Henderson 28, I., licks 25, M. Batcman 21. Average 43. Art Grade IX llrjenbach SS. M vYaroTflan S2. J. McNully 79. G._ Me taken 70. C. Urscntoch C7, B. N'olai C H Rannard 65. K. McQueen 59. P Taylor 58. M. Tompkius 58, C. Yiney Disturbed sleep comes from some form of indigestion. Strengthen the stomach and stimulate the liver with a course of TOEOOTO HOUSE TO THE TRADE Selling Agents for ZOURI METAL FRONT CONSTRUCTION-G1 italll It ties ana As to the etght-hour-day, 1 may say that In the business I conduct we Tave had the eight-hour day for some vw.( and as a result of that exper- I am an advocate ot the auop- lioii of an eight-hour day In every lino of business in this Will not he Interfered it it will be Helped Since industrial troubles have en in this country, many views have r tirbetwenen1abaoSur0anrd0carpita0lOPOnli- lines and yesterday, 1 read, in f_ paper much symp, the One big Union, when CIOre5sed sym- see 'is a development .along constitutional we. should keen as lab ficulties are almost impossible of sol- ulion There are many HUle differ- ences nnd difficulties that occur in industries that, with a proper presen lat'ou of Ihe case -to an impartial tribunal, could, I am satisfied, be sol ved before thts had reached the stage they are tieyond solution an< where a st'rike develops. It might b difficult to form in Canada a commis sion that would cover the whol country, and II might life necessary to have it divided so as to deal with. East and West, because the commis- s'on would undoubtedly he Kept busy meeting individuals from the Atlantic to the Pacific who had representa tions to make. I feet that It'is our duty at this really? critical period in the history of Industry in" Canada tc JC__, on lhe two on of Neshilt: How much does my ,on. friend Ihink thai the cost of iv- me will be reduced by adopting the eight-hour day for farming? Mr lluchanan: I am sneaking of the Industries of tills country.! do not that il is practicable to adopt the. eighl-hour day for farm- ers tn the summer Ihey may he working twelve houra or more a day and In lhe winter they may not work for raorc (han four or five hours a- Mr. Nesliiit: So far as the farmers ot Ontario are concerned, they worn twelve and fifteen hours a day winter and summer. Some hon. members: Order. Mr. Buchanan: 1 would like very much lo be ahle lo conlinue the dis- cussion wilh Iho hon. member for TRANS-CANADA ,_ __ ._ A New Daily AH-Sleeping-Car Train from Coast to Coasl, ranking the fastest time between ter- mirifvls of any transcontinental train in America. Leaves Calgary 9.45 a.m. clnily, reaching Vancouver In 25 lioyt's. linst-liouml (rain leaves Calgary 9.30 pjn, daily for 'i and Montreal. limited to Sleeping-Car Patsengers Only. 'FIRST TRAIN JUNE 2nd ._. t --For reicrvaiioni to of CANADIAN PACIFIC RY. The Sears Roehuck Company, a great mail-order house which employs about 20.000 men and women, have had in operation tor about thrco year a plan ot profit E fn "lS months ot Its operation, lhe plan discovered the following "Ninety-one per cenl. of the el- igible employees contributed to '-The employees in. 18 months paid into the savings fund about J439.5CO. The company cosiw- uted in the same period 712, that being S per cent, ot its net .profits wilhoul deduction of dividends to stockholders. Julius nosenwalci, president of Sears-Roehuck, made the follow- ing statement; I An employee earning a week would, on the basis of the past two years' record, have ac- cumulaled in 20 years' service, approximately An em- j, oyee earning a weei would in the same period of service have accumulated U Is eslimaled that Ihis Is a minimum! 1 quote this merely na an instance of the possibility of developing co- rnnnrd 'because 1 think they tionnry lines. recora have no (ijsagreement with the collective bargaining, as I unuersianu it in my business, and as 1 know It exists at the present lime I nalfonar-Typographical Union; in the city of I.ithhrldge, represenls lhe em- pioVeeVln all the printing and Job Inffires Vnd when we come to ne- gotiate an agreement with Iho union it with Iho employees of all Iho offices, ?.nd representatives -f the employers meet representa- lives ol Hie employees. TCai m n InMVisf'lo be accepted or not, dllaRree with collective bargaining line. But If it Is to bo riinine between men and employ r-rs In a certain ilne of business, then 1 am quifc satisfied to have It adopt- ed throughout Canadn. It would be .'n the interest of Can- ada lhat we should remove n. good inu aiaiuij' vi IIIUUOL.J get together, not only those who si on Ibe opposition side but those who sit on Ihe Govenimenl side as well and do all that is possible to bring about, a solution of these problems in order that we may have peace and become the Canada that the men who fought and died for us in France aim ed to possess when they came hack lo Ihis counlry. This speech of Mr.'Buchanan's ha been commented upon editorially b a number of Eastern papers. Som Eastern papers reporting the featured Mr. Uuchanan's remarks an some of. the tributes paid to his utte ances were Ihe following: "No finer speech was delivere ban thai of Mr. YV.A. Buchanan, IM.l or Lethbridge, which was notahlo for ts splendid-summing up ot .the sit- uation and for) its constructive Globe. "A very thoughtful onto Times "The Lethbridge man made one of 1 ircible and telling speeches ion. W'.th Mr. oratorical Toronto'Telegram. A. Huchanan, of Lelhbridge, made- n remarkable, well-reasoned SAVE AND PROSPER The companions of Victory are Work and Thrift. If the people of Canada practise these essentials, our great problems of reconstruction can be settled to the mutual benefit of all. Don't wastel Save and prosper. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE 'Hi I3P.ANCH WARNER BRANCH MILK RIVER BRANCH R. T. BRYMNER, Munager J H S. GORDON, ManiRer J.V. STEEL, Manager The Road to Independence "The Lethbri the inostlforcibl of lhe afternoo he sharer! lhe Star d al of .he tween employers and and Of tlie possiumij -M---- I Know ditficully Trouble comes to all of us at one time or another. The man with a snug bank account, is fortified against the "slings and an'ows of outrageous It is the duty of every man to lay asido something for the inevitable rainy day. Open a Savings Account nr.d take your first step the wad to Independence. nepen. BANK AD anc! cmploycis in order lo bring uboul greater conlontmenl and a let- lor opporlunlty for living well in this world The other v'ew lhat 1 have here was expressed by a manufactur- er trom Brautford, Ontario, merely giving Ill's inea of a scheme lhat might ho adopted lo encourage boiler vchi- lions helwcen tmiiloyers and crn- oyecs: j yhe payment of n lair liv- ing wage. Tho happiness of Iho workir.-sman will not depend on whether he has an eight or n'm, hour day. Thai may he considered a contra diction of the argument 1 have ad e arg relation lo the eight-hour hut (in ensurng m a ficlcnl lo keep his lamily get the heads of the !n- rtuslrlcs ot lhe connliy lo Iriist and co-operate with Ihe men in their em- ploy lo a B'cnter extent than thes Ce done in the 1. hellere we remove a grent ninny ot the illfflciilllca thai have nrlsen. H I make another rctorence to Hint hook of Lord Lcvcrhnlme, one 01 his prill vauccd In rolallon lo the eishl-hour was Ihis: "Trust ah or jo e K hut nn ensuring him a wage Slit- greatest ernrloycH of lnhor hi the unther Country, hns oeen ablo to gei along well wth labor hy co-operating with and trusling the men, and 1 tool lhat if wo develop lhat feeling o. trust In Ihis counlry wo shall allev- lato mnny o! Ihe jlllficulllcs lhal have "in'co'nclnsion, 1 would urge tlic Gov- ernment lo consider the organlzalion nerniancnl comnl'sslon--! am noi COInE lo (ry and folsl on the Oovern- menl nnollier commission, hul 1 think it wonM lit- In lhe inleresl of Inbor nnd capital In Ihis country If we had il commission somewhat of the snme lyric, as tlio Hallway Commission lo move nboul "IB comilry anil consider il'lllciilties mlsht nrlse, and try :and solve Iheni'Mrafore Ihey ilevtlop inlo !i strike, when somcllmes tho dif-i j-yomu i u IT.ilouttcdly E Vila! d'-rir to bct'.i nnd teoth. Tcn- garrJ ir.dicltc it, rn-J it corf.e locc-r.b" to'.h. recede from the normal pirn line. They inflame. They prc- miny thy opciiipj fcr millions of hictcri- to uncn.irr.cicd tooth bise. decay quicuy folbi.-s. Even if the cavity be filled end tho tooth caved, rrjm3 con- tinue to Rcr-.cmbtr, too, lhat inflamed nnj Hccdhg (juir.3 as so many doorways for discasa lo enter the )onl3 or c-vuing other ailrncnts. f this Fj-orrhe.1 ijrinj i j- cajc) ordinary nre pov.-er- 'Yet Pyorrhca otttcks four OUv Children are gratified and benefited by INSTANT POSTUM ihe pure (bod drink ol fivo cio aro Dvcf many indcr njjc. Cut Forhans J in ar.d UKd prevents Pyorrhea. It 13 a tooth us vrcll. Brush your teeth viith it. Sco how bleeding cr gum tcndm.csa ccaxs hncl how your ttcUi arc kept vrhitc and cl GROCERY Phone 1766 Heiaz Cream of Tomato Soup, 1 lb tint, .25c Just arrived, a fresh shipment oi Som-Mor Biscuits one.pound lin of Ilrald's liesi Tea an.l 2 packages ot Griffin's Seedless Halslns; holh for SPECIAL NO.' 3 One pound of Blue lllbbon Tea ami one Hn of Blue Itib- OQ hon Unking Powder; botli for Friday only for SUPINA SON J30 13lh STREET NORTH ;