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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWELVE THE LKlHBtUlKiK DAILY 1920 Railway and Gas Workers .Be- coming Active for More Monty. THE KING'S HORSE BEATEN IN THE CITY AND SUBURBAN, May N coodiiionB still are unsettled in Etagland. not eo much twcauEo of dis- satisfEctlon TfStti wiges, hours or working conditions w to Jealousy be- tireen rliil trade unions and partjc ularly between stilled and unskilled labor, ears the American Chamber of Commerce here. A crop of new wage demands (rom other unions Is declared to have re- sullei from (lie settlement, of the de- mands of the longshoremen by grant- ing them a minimum wage ot 16 sbill- Jogs a day. _ The railway men arc demanding an advance of a week in'disregard ot an agreement they had made with the.government only five days earlier which provided for an.automatic ad- justment of wages according to cost ot living. The engineers and firemen also have presented demand for large increases. The cotton operators who had threat- ened to strike on -May 1 to enforcft de- mands for a 60 per cent, wage increase hire now accepted government arbit- ration. The employers offered them ah advance of per cent., -which was "rejected: Gas workers have demanded wago more holidays and overtime pay. These would affect men. TJie minei-s 'have voted to accept the government's offer.of a flat increase of 20 per cent, in wages. This advance Is expected to cost a year. Owing to this, the price of indust- rial coal has been advanced to two and one-half -shillings a ton and of household coal }2'i shillings a ton. The price of a loaf, of bread has been advanced from 9 pence, one peo- ny to one shilling, owing to the decis- ion of the government to reduce its subsidy oii.-brssi. Contrary to popular noiM3, Viceroy failed to carry the King's colors to success in the CIty-'and Suburban hand! cap at Kpsom. The knowledge that h-s Majesty ivould in-esent to watclt the running of tho colt attracted an enormous assemblage of racing enthusiasts to what is always a favorito contest with the metropolitan sportsmen Photo shows bis Majesty oa tho course. BOLSHEVIK! ARMORED TRAIN IS CAPTURED WARSAW, June Bolsheviki armored train, officer, ed and manned by Germans, with German machine gunG, has been captured by the Poles near trie Kiev bridgehead. MUlHtK! proceeding to Arras where he served four months on tho Semme an-i was later transferred with his division to Etalontca. Keturniug from leave in the Old Country to rejoin his division, which had been sent on to Egypt to take part in the Palestine expedition. Lieutenant Whiddington met with all the harrowing experiences of having the troopship which he -was oh being torpedoed by au enemy submarine In the Gulf of Genoa. Over three hundred were drowned and he'himself, after being in tho water [or over half an horn', wa.s rescued by a Japanese des- troyer and landed" on Italiau coast. Here he met with great hos- pitality from au Italian family, who look him in and narsed him back to health. The effects bl the experience In (he water told considerably on .Mr. Whiddlngion's health, and it was cqn- W. A. Whiddington, .Former Local Resident, Uad Harrow- ing War Experiences. After ait absence of eight years, W. A. Whlddlngtoa, irho TT'SS formerlv sidered advisable to -send him back in partnership ivitli his brother, H. M. in the'architect'profession, is paying a tho city, ariiviug here Fri- day morning, with his wife and child. Mr. WMddingtoa is giving up bis pro- fession, which he. has been carrying on at Swift Current, and is going-on to iocata in the Okjuagan to take up fruit farming. W. A. Ayhiddington cnluted in the war and going overseas joined the 23rd Battalion ztf Lieutenant, to England where he re'mamed In the hospital at Oxford for somo time. The experiences he went through, 'together with those 'in the -trenches, have told on'.Mr. Whlddington's health, hence he is moving from ihc prairies to B.C. Another brother, now in South Africa, was the last man' to leave Gallinoif when it was evacuated. The fingertip length is the favored one for smocks. "California Syrup of Figs" Child's Best Laxative Accept Syrup of Figs for the name California on the package, then you are sure your child Is having the best snd most harmless physic for the little stomach, liver and bowels. Children love Its fruity taite. Full directions on each bottle. You nust say LIFT OFF CORNS WITH FINGERS THE FRENCH LADIES''FOOTBALL TEAM WHICH RECENTLY MADE AN ENGLISH TOUR ALDA AND "GAHI" OF THE "MET.' Drop a little Frcezone on an instantly that corn stops hurt- ing, (hen you lift it right out. Ves, wagic! A. liny bottle ol Krcezone b a tew cents at. any druB store, but Is sufficient to remove hard corn soft corn, or corn' the totu, and the calluses, wflhoul soreness or irritction. i'reejono la the sensational discov- ery of a Cincinnati Kcnlus, it Is won- AMEND IRRfoATION ACT OTTAWA, June tho' li'ouse Thursday Hon. Arthur Mcighen secured first reading of tho bill to nmeud the. Irrigation the object being to rights '.vhere necessary and to place springs under tho same ruling as water reriuircd for Irrigation pur- poses. (Conlinued Prom Front IB of thoso provisions relating to ah or." I Profiteering Unchecked The statement, which TTKS prosca'.- d to lha convention, by President ompers, goes Into great detail, point- ig out labor's grievances against the lepubliean platlortn end vigorously, ssnils tho Republicans for negtecllug i anti-profiteering legislation reconv Lendatfon. "The Republican V'.attorin practical- y-Ignores the the stato- aent adds, while recognizing he present currency inflation, offers 10 remedy lor that condition. Speci- c proposals submitted by labor for ellel from the high cost 9? living and roftteering are given no place in tho lattorm." The Mexican Situation The Mexican plank of the platform, ho labor leaders charge, "clearly alms undermine- the sovereignty of tho Mexican people and to mafce the main- enanCB of order in Mexico the busl- oss of the government ol United ;lates. "It proposes the fulfillment ol lavo long been tho hopes and alms of hose whose solo objection is the ex- iloltatlon of tho people arid boundless resources of Mexico." Railway Plank Condewnsd Tho Republican endorsement of the ransnortatlon act of 1920 fs "declared o he a denial and repudia- ion of "the demands submitted- by abor and is an emphatic endorsement of the -.labor provisions of' the Esch- Crimmlns railroad Tho'section ol this referring to "peaceful irbitration of wage disputes" was said ,o ba a "denial.ot the lawful right of workers to cease working." "This ienlal of the right to ihe. labor conference, asserted, "the Re.- publtcan parly boastfully proclaims as me'of its greatest achievements." "We hold no brief for tho Demo- cratic said the statement com- menting on the condemna- tion of, the Democratic administra- tion, "for failure to enforce the antj- profttcering laws, but we call attention to the fact that tho specific proposals oa this subject suhmltted by labor are You cannot begin to measure its goodness alongside of others, the quality being INCOMPARABLE, Black, Green or Mixed... j Scaled Packets Only. various sections of tho Republican ing.'Thls motion was with drawn 'iSurv planks were hissed by tho delegates ing the confusion of. several delegates and L-riticisms of Prpaldrnt ftomnpra rte'nmndinr n rpivuint and Mr. were given big ova- tions. The exeeulive council has 'directed that labor's demands submitted to the Republican party convention In Chi- cago be presented to the Democratic rarty natlbnal'conyehtton; "Ju idei cal President ..'Gompers an- nounicd to tho convention.. To Frltc'o Convention President COmpers-.and- Sir. will present labor's at'the Sau Francisco convention. They ivlll prob- It was reported that, in. addition to Missouri, would bo a division In the Kansas vote, on neit tal" lot, with a large Increase for llard- itio With the taking of the eight ballot. nti- tho convention surpassed the long-' distance- record convention of i. which' nominated1 Harrison, and ---as to bo after JUS 36 billot record of the cbjivenlibn of 1S80. Ignored completely." "The Republican platform evades ably to accompanied by a delegation of labor leaders. Organized labor plcdgwl itself here today to purchase ouly.union labelled products lu a, resolution adopied by Several delegates dcolarcd in ad- dresses that union label must be given more patronage "if- tho union shop, and healthful work- ing conditions arc to >jo maintained." Tho convention denied A. P. Malho'w of Iho iloiilreal Trades and Labor Council-permission to.introduce EX res- oluton. "atfecting conditions in Irc- Jand." t Mr. Mafhew explained to the dele- gates that, h.e received tho pro posal from persons in New York. 'The federation went on record by Iho Issue and offers-no remedy it de- nles the importance as the lead ing-cause ot the.high cost ot living. AVe havo no knowledge of any 'substantial call-profiteering laws passed by'the-'Rcpuhlican congress." Denies Right to Strike Gains for the forces in Oh aused a n pth er. de mon s tratlon lob'r. Tho worii'tamio up froinAtli arious managers'-that tltey intende o stand pat and'fight it out onger. In nd Lowden Bnin'ed two, hi 4 from the .WtlTa tie ers at .the'erid'.ot- tho siith everybody expecting a jump or the, other the gave itself up to-lO-mlnut if uproar before, it proceeded. .The floor leaders of the Yarioi forces tookj'adva'nfagb of the time t deoionium to do. sonr lurried' of lines 'or the seventh ballot Michigan responded, 30 for Johnson according to Instructions, on the" sev- enth call, but another poll was de- manded. Still Neck and fleck Tlrls brought a gain..The poli stood: Johnson 16, Wood 13, 1. _ The close of the seventh ballot show- ed: Wood 313; John- son Harding Sriioiile.7.6; Coolidge ,28; -Hoover 4; 2; Kiiox 1; Kellogg 1; Dupont'3; ba Waul, of -New York, 1; Wisconsin, 1. The eighth ballot was tlicn ordered. The Toting on this ballot was simi- lar to that in the preceding one. When it was certain there would" be'no nom- ination on the there were dis- cussions of a recess until four o'clock among some of the rnaii.flgers and It understood that Ohio, enthusias- tic with tho steady accessions'of vol- es for Harding, was not disposed to let th'o convention stop.: rcsolution iu ,avor of a work wcck 44 hours and a liatf holiday on Satur- day "for all It was pointed out. however, that of the country, must not by ;any working. '.day, move- ment." i TJio'.cpuvention'pledged'- lU 'fullesl support. demand' ates tnu crec- ing a slo'ter working day, evefi though machinery for the it bo ior in: brae'r to for-the suppres- employment- for its'- meniber- Slon and llinitation.of Its proper law-jship. V fuland normal said the _The resoliit''lon.aliso'proyiacs that all! I worke'rs'shriirrecciVelTnW wid-a half '-1 __ ,i del On" Face and Hands.; 'Itched and Burned, Cuticiira 'My biby a mooth old when her auttd to getni uviiKilr. The gud inirhed, croMand.frtdul ibc eotali Thii nine month! when I tiled Soap tnd Ointment.uii three of with two "of Ointiriehl when' she Occir Pillon, VAmbemburt, Onttrio, Ifcy 7, 1BU. Caliiiri Soap, Oictibetrt wnl Ttl- oinz arc you need .-for win. aibe wih wotbe irith Ointrotoi, wfti Talciim.' -ai. CJ' l-Va 'MJaji Sold throi plank is a'denial .of..freedom and in The. convention' adjourned, until suhye'rsivet of the -best ln-j 'f_T; terests of our. ;-'i Harding .'v .opporlo'hity- to changc'the vote Report Unanimously Adopted dclegatlbn.sp as to 36 for Hai-d-, "It will the said the' statenientr 'silent on the essential right of earners. lb; or-j ganlze into, trade unions ahd to select.l. their own representatives nnd ignores the fact that'only 'through cplle'ctivel Ijargaining hnd through such'brgaplza-. :caii Indus; trial justice be attained." Amid tremendous _chcers and ap; plauso the delegates unanimously dopted the.reprBt on the IlepuHlcaii latfonn nhii ordered it printed and islributed to organized labor. During the reading of the report the riF.fLLMS (Continued Vrcm Front abrogation .'of rights-'as pre cious ns life itself. "While there is, in1 the plattorm, "a certain shrewdness in selgctldn c-f language, there Is> never any', oppor- tunity for doubt as to the true mean Mme. Prances Alda, opera singer, and her hunhnml, Slgnor Oalll Casazza fnafiager of the Metropolitan Opera New York, uiapped just before galled for Constipation, although generally dc scribed as n disease, can rover exist tnless some of the organs arc derang ed, which Ie generally found to be the liver. There is nnlhin; more productive of general ill health than coiistlpatloi of the bowels, mid a regular action is absolutely essenliou to gonor.ll health Ono of tho must common, painful aiul troublesome IroiiMoK. caused by con stipatinn in piles, and unless (ho bow els arc fopt. by .the use of n gooi .iltvR audi as Milhurn'e F'ills the whole system %vH! be pois and many different complication of "diseases arifc, so if would b wi-ll. kupp j-our bowels regular. Mr. A. Koricr, llas'llllga St., VI., Vnn .coiivrr, li. rtcsifc t CXITCSH my Ibiitjks.for ivhat have done for nlo. had bct'n nufftrlng (rom.constipalto for two yearp. nnd also had a ba cough ami triod all sort fit euros and hut go lid lief until I advised to !ry you pills. I KOI. great relict niter tho firs few Oct Mllburn's Ixixa-Llver I'ills .T'n you ask for lliein or send 25c and (he will ho sent by return ol mnll liy Th T. Mllburn Co., Liralled, Toronto, Ont. KIDNEY PII.LS oc and Spnd 26. stomp foi" t. n. x: ftll.lealers'fjr Fdtnarison, i Co., PHONE 751 RESIDENCE 'Qualitir Service Station Tractors, Trueljs and Cara.Over- and Repaired, a Specialty. i It'Don't Go Let Us Know." Etc., for Sale. Knauss Flanagan .523 >.ourtfi Street South" j LelhbrjdBe'. L'iuna'ry) 'RHONE' HV :RE8." PHONES lie? I LADIES' HAIR pRESSfiJG-TWASSAiGE PARLORS} 7TH PHONE'17101 I Shampooing, Switches Made to Hair DreUIng, Manicuring, I 1 Medical Facial'Mass'ase. I J Established Over. Seven Years.' THE HANDSOME STOJSES On view here arc" ei-, pensive as you may imagine. We prepare thetn.when no im-, .mediate orders are on hand. Letnbridgc Monumental EIGHTH STREET SOUTH Macaroni in ithe Potatqe Dish v--> i- I'otatpes cost too much so .why hot substiluts that delicious, economical easily iiro'parcil MACARONI With Maoarwii you have no peeling, and Ihc fX.I'BXSlVB AVJSTB. Maciironl Is nil delic- ious food Jo the last, ounce'and can bo prepared in over 100 different dlfhos, Macaroyi In its original package will not fpoH. i Ask your grocer tot Macaroni In packages. Ai Food for the Hungry Rich or Poor. ;