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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD She Xetbbrjbge alberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATFS Dally, delivered, per year..... Daily, by mail, per year...... iWtjekly. by mail, per year----- 54.00 3.00 1.00 TELEPHONES Business Office 1252 Editorial Office 1224 W. A. Buchanan :John Tofrance Managing Director Business Manager CONSERVATIVE PRESS PRAISE SENATE Conservative newspapers do not hesitate to Senate for put- ting- the Farmer's Banb bill out of business. The Vancouver News Ad- .veriiser says: "If the Senate ahvays acted with such independence it ivould greatly increase its influence and strengthen, its The Montreal Star characterized this legis- dation as an incitement to corrupt politics. It says: "We will not ex- press the most shadowy opinion on the methods by which this Farmers' Bank movemenc came into politics; but it must be obvious that, if it had succeeded in mulcting the treasury; every failed bank'after this vrould have precipitated .into, the aJready sufficiently mercenary field of politics a scattered army of depositors who have made 'indemnification.' their first, and possibly only, -policy. They wouJd hare gone to the candi- dates in their constituencies anct Oeo. R. Dixon Co. Subway train'Ui smokestack- of tRIMfSALT Nature's Purifier RVERYONE at time, objected to the V necsuitjror DTWUiing bad air e thrr tn when eoiwidii thitit tnke bul jiinwei for every drop of ecamc affected by thb bad etfeciiVe purifyina .ruit Sell be safely laVcn ot hy young arold pttveacon of f euorravptMi ai nmtin oy ooaoinuait ovmUtrt. OrtUr ft bottle TQ-DAY from jnur dolcr. k, J. G. ENO; Ltd., "Frmt Sale' Works, London, Efigland Afcnto Caeaclm: HirolJ F. JO McCi-j] 3L. To--ootg I he Treasure Discovered Captain Kiddy and his little soldiers have dis- covered what they are look- ing for. The flavor of Kellogg's. Corn Flakes has won them. They eat it with gusto without knowing anything about its rare sustaining that it is so good for because they like it Be sure to get CORNFLAKES The Original. IQc per package. u, People's Forum STREET RAILWAY MEN PRO- 1DST Editor Herald I would like to ttfaw the attention ot the public to the waj' Commissioners have with the nien on 'Wie street cars. made the b'tatemeut through the Iletalrl that the men who had taken an active part aud stood up for what "they considered ihtir rightb" not be .disjcrint' inattil against Now, according to the ulHcial list tot one ol, these men who- showed their feelings during the agi- tation is on the list, in spite o! the (act that they have considerable perifiu-e in Street railway work. It is plainly evident that the action of the commissioners in firing all the men and reinstating the men they Ranted was done with the purpose of getting at the active union work- ers" evidently have no use tot organized labor The union has an agreement with the cit) of Lethbridge signed by the ma) or and tth the seal of tbe city attached One clause ot this agree- m.ent dtbUnctlv states that a man shall be entitled to hold his run in accordance with his age in the-' con- itnuous service of the department. This clause is in accord with all 'railroad practice Age in the ser- vice decides what place he has on the senioriU list The commissioners ignored the union and the provisions of this signed contract, when they fired the men and took back whom they pleaseu, under -the pretense that fhey were to be guided by "effici- Ibe senior men on the cars took on the job when times were good and Corked for a wage that most work- men, looked on with contempt, simply because ,they knew that their senior- ity should repay them when the sys- tem grew older The system beneftt- trd b> having these experienced men when the cars first started. The" men that, have since started on- the cars and who ire now to oust these ex- perienced men nlsc benefited inas- much tint thev were trained by them I 'It it fair that' this Sort of thing should go unchalleng- ed Half the nen that are io .be are scarcely fit to handle one end of -the work, while'several of rthe men let out are capable and experienced men Raid..promised to a.committee 'of the pnion .who -pointed out'to'him" tliat'-the men .themselves demanded that the) he re-engaged according to beniontj that he would act fair, and he considered that to let tile single men out would he unfair, and he ;was not in faior of doing sucifa thing. Aow he has not acted, up to ..his promises The other commissioners eudenlh have been dictating to him Is not Mr Reid in charge of .that department 1 If he is to- be dic- .tated to by. the others, what is the usc'of having a high paid official for that-work. It seems as though the commissioners are but a one-man band playing music that will best .sui'( the clique that endorsed them. It is'about time a made in this council and get some men at itthe ;head of each department who -have courage enough to back up their convictions and handle their end of the business. Thanking you in anticipation, T remain, DONALD McNABB, Jr. Crimbrook, B. C., June 16. The City pouncil .have started action on the work covered by the new money bylaws which were voted favorably on only last week. Among other work disposed of at today's council meeting was the letting of the con- tract for the; new steel water pipe [.which was awarded to J. B. Tsrnsy, Co., Ltd., of Lethbridge, Alberta. 1 Several representatives of steel pipe I manufacturers were present, nut fjlessrs. Turney Co. were awarded j the contract for genuine Mannesman seamless steel pipe at a premium of over 55000 over the lowest tender. Pipe ffUl commence 'to arrive in from four to five weeks, and the new wa- jter system ivill be pushed to comple- tion. General satisfaction.is express- ed at the prompt manner in which j tfiei council have undertaken the, work, as the expenditure will be a general relief from the present labor situa- tion. IJpon completion, Cranhrook will have one of the best water sys- in Western Canada, the cost of which will be obout Gen- uine 'Mannesman steel pipe will re- place all the old wooden pipe now in u.sc-.. 'llr. Turney returned to the city today, and stated that the contract will, mean 110 cars, the shipment weighing over 5000 tons. The con- tract represents some ANOTHER MACOUN FIRE VICTIM Winnipeg, .Tan., June 17.v-Stella Peterson, the younp Icelandic girl, who burned in the hoial explosion at Macoun, Sask., some months ago, died today In the Winnipeg Qenera) after a long period of suf- fering, Orio of tho arms-had tovbo amputated a month ago, and for a while It was bollevcd she had a- chance for life. During tho pai however, ahe sank uteadlly. HAPPY WIVES MAKE. HAPPYHOMES When you went home to dinner today, was your wife played pnt from cooking over that scorching coiil fire? Here's the remedy: Make Her Happy by Installing The Gas It Cooks the Dinner With- out Cooking the Cook Now'is the time to have that connection made. Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat and Power Co., Ltd. Phone 1516 if- A Leaf From a Woman's Diary June very warm day, but a pleasant one for me. Scarcely stir- red from' the cool, shady porch all day Was to have gone ;to get Marie-a new dress f or her school closing. Hap- pened-to see, an advertise- ment in the newspaper of the Smjlh store a pic- ture of the' dearest little frock that just looked like. Mane So, instead ot go- ing, down to Brown's as I had intended, I just phoned Smith's and had them send up1 one of on approval. And, while I had theni on the phone, I thought 'ofrtheir ad. about 'Winston Ghurchill's "The Inside of me Cup." Sol had it sent up too und spent the .whole day enjoying it thanks to the .new porch shades and the electric faii'John brought home last week. The dress came in the afternoon and J fried it on Marie in the evening. She looks sweet in it and said, "Mummy won't you please get all my cioveB at Smif's." And I tlu'nk I will. These hot days it is convenient to ieel you can pick out the very thing-ybir want'from 'an ad- vertisement, and }usf it sent up with no-more trouble than' phoning; Just a lew days previous, Brown to his busi- ness' manager ot his local paper "You can't get peo- ple to pay. attention to ads in such hot more advertising tor me until it gets'cooler." About tho-same time Smith was arranging a splendid new series of ads, for that very, paper, designed to ap- peal specially to the women who find it too hot to shop in but who Tyill- .phone their ord- ers.. Brown doesn't, know yet that he has lost a customer. Smith knows- -he's 'gained fhe laily oni.the cool shady porch has some men- lion of a -purchaiie at Smith's store' til little hook .'almost, every...week now. Does it pay to advertise in the war'ni! weather? Ask Smilhr.....- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SHI EDMUND D.C.I_, President ALEXANDER LAIRD, General ManaKcr JOHN AIRD. Ass't General Manage! V. C. BROWN, Superintendent of Central Wealern Branches CAPITAL, RESERVE FUNDj TOURISTS AND TRAVELLERS Credit iuueii by Ihis Bank overcome Uie annoying difficulties ot oBlainiluj i especially in places whore identification is difficult. and' Drafts on all counlrics of the world, drawn, in sterling, franc., Mirkl, kronen, etc., be cashed or purchafed at reasonable rates. .1 Lethbridge Branch Mgr, LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE 613 'Medicine .Hat-Koolenay 514 Hat Medicine. Hat-Calgary (via Aldersyde) Calgary-Medicine Hat (via (via Mnclcod) 588 via Mncleod) 564 tcthbridge-Orcat Falls 565 Qrcat Failn-I-othbrldgo 566 Irflhbrldco-OardBton 567 fJarditon-Lotlibrldgo 511 512 630; .13.86 D.30 Depart 4.35 24.30 16.25 13.50 17.30 .1.7.45 Trains 638 and 539 to and from Maclnoii only eb-Sunday. ;