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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, June 10, mi. THE DAJLV TVBULAR BOILERS x-; Stationery and .Portable, Hor- izontal, Vortical und Loco- moil Types. Large stock carried. -1 VERTICAL BOILER f Art tor catalogue" Hurricane Killed Many in Harbor at Trieste, Austria Trieste, Aiktria, 16 port was pcUtly many per- were killed and many Ships were .wrecked by a hurricane and abnormal tide that Msited the city early yes- terday Waves affect high ov- er iiht? bieaicwatejL and flooded the quays, eight steamships at anchor, m the harbor ueic optx from their moorings and cither collided with one another ot were dashed afainxt the fetonc quays and seriously damagcc one- steamer and -.several small ,s cruit completely- [that were outside dragged their anefcors 4ud weie dash- ed to pieces against the breakwatei. fMost of the crews, were drowned A local nur'bec oi fishing boats and lighters along.the coast foundered Twenty-five bodies have been ed, a-id it 11 estimated 90Uo 100 per- sons die dead The damase" to the liarhoi 'apart from the shipping, will run into thousands. The vil- la was damaged. The ed within an hour MACHIN WINNIPEG. ACRES OF RESERVE SOLD Calgarj, June wortVof auret, or three tonnships, were sold when .the auction of sur- lendered Blickfoot Indian reserve twenty miles from home. I had writ- land closed yesterday. Practically ten ahead ananging for theVeetmg one-duaner of the huge amount paid and upon foimd th merobers ni.a.v -ar-aa mi jWHAT THE FARMERS "ARE DOING (From the Grain" Growers' Guide.) Reporting on organization work done in Southern Alberta, J. Qumsey states 1 made a visit to Hill local, which is situated about.twenty miles from my home, and found a rery interested body farmers wait- ing for me. 1 found that they had (billed me to speak land as that-is what purw society is i founded on. it was not a very diffi- [cuit task. The Ineatbers o' that lo- cal are a snlendid lor of men and are making good useT of their union in buying seed oats, wheat, and hay. so the theme of cooperation a very suitable one for them. Bar Hill Union, wjilch I tlieu visited is alfao about the the jjj readti tv of syndicate foi-ilc and ichool house was full, and there were as many Ta- Idiesx and children aaj-nien.' I a later, j talk oh worker" for I secured eigbrf lot wbieh nad'placed their J. A Mar- it wm have become inames on the more "valuable by thur also; paid up their Seeding is now earnest and, it .TV ill therefore be necessary to sus-1 intends bpeculation The untold n probably breaking ihe anuoancement of Supt A UNION MAN GOT WORST OFTT Chas. Garner Tells of Dis- crimination Shown at Michel (Spccul to the-llerald) Michel, B. first i. it ring o. the Conciliation Board co'n- vened here this morning and the Cra- han "mil1- filled with a 'ai'fte' crowd of injneiij, main of whom to stand throughout the proceedings. Greater interest was shown by. Michel miners than has-been evident at ana tir c since the adjouinraent ut Fernie Statements OL complaints by the muietb and those of the opera- tors were uropcrly filed, and the statement us to wages, and averages established by the reports, from company; as to compensation ''cases were Hied, ..but the chairman o. Uiorett to the ruling that such btate nua'ts should be dealt with in private sua- sion. Charles Gainer, late sccre'ai; the Michel union, Interna- tional Board Member 18, was the onir witness examined at the morning session Mr amer proved he a most intelligent wit- ness, complete command oi liis. facts and he underwent a close cross-" examination without being shaken ,in essential statement made. Gar-" ner been secretary of the MJchci' local for thice vcars before becoming- joarc' member m Match, 1910 lie was conversant with the couVr )lawts nude during hts incumbency of the Jocai office and stated that it WAS his opinion, that men had not marie complaints m some instances, ccause of fear oi discrimination. He lescribcd how he had been so td. having, been shut out- ci the zoom in which, he worked the ho to Juni, m The same room allowed SECTION SYSTEM TO BE ABOLISHED Work on C, P. R. to be Done in Future by Supervisors and Inspectors Ottawa, J une important ruling; by the Railway Commissioners and an equally important announce- ment of policy as regards Mainten- ance of Way ;by J. W. Leonard, of the Canadian Pacific were the chief features the sitting of the Hoard .today. Some weeks ago the .Brotherhood- of Maintenance of Way filed, a.complaint, with the Board ag- ainst the action of the C. P. R. in in- creasing the length of sections cover- ed by a single gang to nine miles on the between Chalk River and Port-Arthur. Similarh, it was corn- plained that on the Toronto. Grey and Bruce branch, a section gang had now eight miles of track. _. A' Circular issued repair by a clobe system.of inspec- tion, Following J.he representations of the railway the Brotherhood, the chairman then gave the ruling as stated. A G. T. P. Gate The ease m which the G. T. P. Hallway waa required to why if fchouJd not 'be made to pay the penal- ties provided by the Railway Act for operating- ita lines, without lawful ftnrhnHty from .Melville to Balcarres, was put over for the Winnipeg hearing. A number of were disposed "of. FIRE In No. 3 Mine-Men All Got Qut In Safety A Pound Lasts Longer fire all "the men, numbering aboui JO, 'ere tailed out, and General Manager Two years ago the Board made an order affecting the Great Northern, Railway of Manitoba, defining the number of men'who should be em- that they were all ac- ployed oil track work, and recently a circular" wms "Issued to the different informing them Fire was about ten o'clock this -morning in. the No. 3 mine of the Gait Collieries one mile _ n._ui_ in from the shaft, at -about .the same m-m is- location as the firje that occurred in fire has all been nothing the mines As soon as the hut the timbers are left to "burn. Thus -word came out that the mine was on the only real danger of any aerious The first thing a woman notices when she startg using Blue Ribbon ii ttft; better, richer flavor. Then she noticei that a pound lunger. A pinch of Blue Ribbon makei.much "more tea tnan is given by a larger, amount of other tea. And it U guaranteed Your, grocer wUl your money if you do not find Blue Ribbon to "the been using. Merely return the unused portion. to continue He; go to, place and It shut 'off and af- ter Baiting lor an hour, -would have home. U-he ihc P'otning shut, the afternoon! would be allowed to work time changed'he out in the afternoon the morning PRICES This _u- "v the" railway companies that-the' Bpard Avas a'bout to consider the adoption of a regulation with re- ference" to the number of employees to be engaged for track work on any single section of railway. When the question came up this af- ternoon, Mr. B. W. Beacty, general solicitor for the C. P. R., immediately waived the question of jurisdiction of Board, r He pointed out that Sec- tion 2fc9 of-tn> "Railway Act applied to the operating of trains and the pro- vision was also made that, in the ev- ent of the equipment defective, the Board, upon complaint, could deal' with, the matter in the interests of the public. Tliere was nothing, be con- tended, in the act giving "the Board i authority to define how track- men' should be employed by a rail- way, the latter being responsible for the efficient >operation of their roads. .The Board's Jurisdiction counted" forego that there is no chance of anyone being trapped and meeting deat'h as a result: Seen few minutes before go- ing to press, Mr. Naismith stated that tine cause oi the -fire so far un- known. ..There is no.gas in the mine so far as is known, and from the pe- culiar odor qf the smoke the managers trouble would be in event of which is hardly likely at.this point; That there were no men entrapped is one of the features, which the mine-owners of a large amount-of j worry, and they feel that they can take their time now in reaching the fire so that there will be no need of any accident to human life whatever. Everything ie very quiet about the top of the shaft and the passer-by would never know that there was any are sure that -it simply another 'trouble of any kind or that-anything- wood fire. In some manner they "ordinary was going on. the .timbering of, the mine has caught fire and gained-some headway before j LASCHINGER GOES being noticed; Still Though there Burning is" very, little- excite- ment around the shaft, the fire is still burning strenuous efforts are be- ing made "by the staff "to reach it be- fore it spreads any tnrther." To lay a pipe line from the bottom of the shaft and thus get a watter supply to the danger point" is the-only way to over- come, it, and this work is being rushed along as rapidly as possible under the v Members of the Board, having con- sulted Chairman Maybee, said that this "was the 'first time the question of jurisdictioa had been raised uport this particular point. Par- liament bad placed power on the Board to say how many men were to be employed upon railway trains, but, j-direction of Mr. Naismitb himself. As soon as the water'Is carried to the INTO iUSINEtS Poatmaster., and Joins Cavithra Mulock in Commerce in Toronto Ottawa, June H. assistant deputy postmaster general, lias tendered his resignation his connection with the department upon June 30, in order to become business associate of Cawthra Mulock of Toronto. Mr. Laschinger has for over a decade past -been one the most valued and efficient officials of CAPT. RIFLED 7t WAS INJURED Cilgary, June 16. The its repon from the military camp While, the death of Gibson haa had almost depressing influence upon the camp, the boys are drilling halt spot the faris will be turned on full! the government, and has undertaken blast so that the workers will be' en-1 many important special' missions In 7 Oct opened .July opened 37, closed -36hf; Oct opened clos- ed 36} closed 330, Oct closed .Pro Winnipeg close i Ao 1 Oft; >To 2 Nor. 9-> No S Nor 4 Nor 811 No 5 Xor-. 6, Nor 74 teed 62 oats Xo 2 While, 361 flax Xo I meetmg at which eight new members Nor enrolled and two AmencaA Ju-'from other unions We Have decided lj. Opened. 93 Sept 1 to hold meetings everv other Satur- 31i, 91 T Dec opened day, and one each month be a, Ol-i, closed- 9] 4 Chicago, Tuly open- social. We our flric social Sept opened ,evening and it was a huge tuccess. closed Dec closed We are expecting" addition to jour membership at .the neit regular meetmg. SIR DAf effective condition then activities: pend operations along the line of or- ganization work until this most jm- 1 portant task is over. Once this is i man allowed to w.ork _ ..._ _______ gram completed the work he tak- i most cascr of the Commissioners. If open and prices, Wheat, en UP and "something v in I Cation has come before failed to see its July, opened Oct be doing in this district, opened 880- closed Dec opened we out under the name of Pride of the at our first regular meeting after organ- ization of our union we decided that i t.uis was not suitable, and wishing to connect ourselves with' our naarket it was decided to -chaniice our to Carnianaay IVesfc, 'and by jsuclx we will be known .In There was a %ood attendance at this entitled to two hours pay which corapanv gave him for such wort without suffocating, and there is every indication that the fire will be under control before.midnight. One good thing which saves the managers ideal of worry regards the length of. sections and j that the coal seam at the point the number of trackmen to be employed, no such poVe'r had fceen conferred up- connection with the postbfflce depart- ment. Xo suecesfor in yet in view. and are improTinf dally. All the resentatiTe a good out jresterday, the Lethbrtdge of the field unHtnberinf W the -first time. Capt. of tldi battery is slowly regaJning the ol> foot injured Jn a fill from a horse on Wednesday, in ttb meantime Major Stewart excellent progress with the men they -will no make a good Ins; before- the camp disbands. _ r a railway line inan CAftRO WOT ON STEAMER J Berlin, June Groetuefe, Ecuadorean consul at Berlin, wbo the dismantled Italian Umbria to the Haitlen. stated" today that the story effect that Giplrano Caatro, the eittr ed President of Venezula, was aboard the craft which is known as sul Grostuck. Grostuck received cablegram today annojuucinc the UN> rival of the .vessel at Port Au He said she was to be delirexed Hayti. Consul Grostuck arrived Port Au Prince yesterday flying the H. Smith, of Hav, was re-elected c: TT received by President Simom. president by the South Huron Lib-juter- it 'was .officially denied that erals. Castro was on the steamer. upon that point the When asked by the chairman, in ins opinion would, be an penaliy lor aiscnraination, he that in Illinois the agreements clause that when men had. to elsewhere, one of the causes o! complaint the make-tip system had a.skcd for make-up dm ing the last? nine of the late contrac-, the Board might be called into t there was no section of the 'Act, which expressed or be construed, in such a manner as to give the1 Board jurisdic- tion upon the point raised by the Trackmen's Brotherhood- Beatty's Contention Sound If Parliament wise to take action in the future, well and good, but in the meantime the Board admit- Northern' the West, died w-, MINERR H.D ntrFPTiON day, aged a parab'tic stroke i MAD HtctFTiow Mrs Fohn Himljton, of Dauphin. Man FOR HAYES Is a Hugh Mann was a1 Nearly one hundred miners and the prosperous pioneer faimer, coming] Miners' Band were at the station this here fronr Scotjand. 74 years ago j afternoon "at three o'clock and met i A. E Hayeg, prejident of the a 25-j international Mine-Workers Union of j the Niagara. Fron- i America, and marched In a body to j _ I the miners hall where ht spoke to led the soundness of Mr. Beatty's contention. Mr. -A. B. Lowe, president, and Mr' Begg, secretary of-the Brother- hood, spoke briefly- on .behalf of the claims of the men, and it was in the course of a general discussion that Mr_ Leonard made the important an- nouncement that it was the policy of j his company fo get rid of the existing j sections system and substitute there- followed the practice of suPervisors inspectors. -Tl The witness explained how-Was the intention as far as The being in- church, Pctcr- Toronto on Coronation the strikers this afternoon at four. On Saturday evening at eight o'clock he will aadres? an open meeting in the Knights of Pythias hall and men and women are invited to attend. places up some miners, had to coal long distances u ithout any compensation'. He testified to shortage of Tne abolition of shot firing in por- tions of the mine ed the earnings ui the men, JV'.i Garner stated in some eases to much as 20 per cent and in one locahtj he thought it would be .is- much as 25 per cent, la presenting the statements of average earnings presented b} the company j in compensation cases Mr Garner al- so filed milh the com- pany and the officials AS to how these were computed. The session adjourned lunch-at 1230. from 150 ens at a timt, t tinglt WILSON'S ay PADS nid-tV- iarft popoftun of tU nAncr uof. HAVE 200 MILES OF DITCH READY Calgary, June the 200 mil of Irrigation ditch of the Alberta Irrigation company will be In" full working order next year the definite made by Chief Construction Engineer A.. M; Grace, to The Albert an yes r.erd ay. Al- ready over two-thirds of the work been completed including the hardest part, the dam at Namaka on the Bo month. Ai one x Standard Furniture Co. Fifth Street Opposite Eureka ;