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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBUIDOE, ALTA. tATURDAY, JUNE 20, II 01. Ill Western PiurabinqJinsmitliiBg SHeating Co P.O. Box 417 Phone 266 I M V The World of Labor When you hear of good iu people- tell it, When you hear a tale of quell it, Let the goodness have !hc light, Put the evil out of sight, Make the world we live in bright, Like to heaven above. If I nm to judge by the number of comments congratulatory and other- wise, that hn.ve been, expressed from time to time and'more especially this lust week, it would appear that the Labor World column is read by every direction, subscriber to the Daily Herald. This is certainly as it-should be, and while I must apologize to the hundreds of er my readers in not being able to 'de. vote more room to this particular subject, yet it has always been tny endeavor with the space at my com- mand to furnish them with the most interesting news affecting labor. This is the reason why I h'ave been unable to insert all the news items from the different sources, iind I trust thoso contributing will bear this in mind. When this live daily grows I hope to see the Labor Column expand. ius sent a warning circular over to Britain, speaking among other things of the "congestion of the labor mar- and this at the same time that the S. A. is advertising in almost every Old Country paper for emi- grants. The work of the S. A. in Canada compared with the Methodist Church is utterly insignificant, aud at this time the contrary action speaks volumes, for it helps to show that the commercialism of the. S. A. has utterly warped the judgment and outlook of those responsible for its Another plate of soup, Commission- Those who did not take in the smo ker given by the local American Fed- eral Labor Union No certain- ly missed one of the finest smokers held under union auspices in this city. Jesse Carter, the popular pre- sident of this local, wielded the gavel and tho splendid order which was maintained throughout the concert, is an excellent testimonial to his popu- larity. From the commencement to near the midnight hour; song and sen timeut reigned supreme, and it goes without saying that the'singing of tho National Anthem -came all too soon. The following program was W. Bennett, Rose baski and Pctrax. j Mandolin Pctrox. Holmes. Wilson Song and Bertram. Ilayward. Whitelaw. Bates. Huntley. Violin Quiglcy. Hooper. Thomson. S, Harold. Huntley. Everybody in Lctbbridge .should have heard Huntley's remarks at this smoker. He intimated that he was still working at the -Lctfibridgc Steam Laundry and urged the patron izing of this white concern by not only union men but all others outside the fold. Get wise. The discussion between my friend "Major" McXaughton and myself Friends cf the Uev. Dr. Charles Stelzle, the popular cher and superiatendent of the depart mciit of church and labor of the Board of Homo Missions of the Pres- byterian Church will be pleased to hear that he has been appointed sup- erintendent of the immigration de- partment of this board which is to be. inaugurated soon. The right man in the right place. To show that it is the intention of the Salvation Army to flood this country with laboring men, I have to thank some unknown contributor [or the following advertisement taken from the last number to hand of the Newcastle Chronicle, MEN WANTED for work on farms and railroad construcion in Can- ada; good wages; work guaranteed. Conducted parties now being ar- ranged by the Salvation Apply at once to Colonel D. C. Lamb, 122 Queen Victoria Street, London, E.G. "Hard Up" is evidently not sutis- fictl with iriy reply to his letter.. He' is anxious for the exact figures. I wonder if he is desirous of opening out a dry goods store, but no, it cannot be, for he is "hard and needs the "mon." As this column is overflowing he will have to wait till next Saturday when I hope to con- vince him with figures. In the mean- time here is his seems to have'hit a good number in this city pretty hard. While the writer of this.column may not be known to sonic, it appears that most people do know. This past week I have had dozens of questions fired at me, and I have Ix-cn told of at least half a dozen letters in -defence of the the "major" coming my way but at the 'time of writing only one has ap- peared. Until the "major" has time to an- swer my rejoinder, T do not intend to say much more on this question, but I would like to draw the attention of the "Emigration" Army to the action of the Methodist Church in Canada on the question of immigra- tion. The Home Mission Department of the Methodist Church of Canada Labor Editor Lethbridge note the condescending at- tention you give my request for proof of your statement re the in- creased cost of living during the past ten months, but do not find the proof Von were not asked to reiterate your statement but to give the fig- ures and we are still waiting to see them. You state that rents, coal, Junior, milk, room rent, and meal tickets are higher, and I believe you to be mistaken. Of the seven articles mentioned one is certainly cheaper than it was last summer, four I believe to Ixj the same price and two to have advanc- ed some, but not fifty per cent. But after twice making a positive statement, you certainly can give the figures to prove it. so let's have them. I am sorry that yoa -Jo not I now my name but then iwuplo who live in glass houses should not throw stones Yours, I have haudnd over tin follow ing screed for in ihc not room this wock to answer it. However next week will bo soon en- ough for friend Russell, und by thut time I may huvu solved the problem of whut he writes uhout. is the1 U-lhbridge, Altu., June 18.'08. The Editor of the lie-raid: you please give spuco m your valuable to this letter. Seeing so much of late in the Labor Coluji'm about S, A. immigration 1 would like to slaU' that 1 am in full possession of the facts of how the Labor Editor (Mr. Harold) came by tho item ho wrote two weeks ago in the Labor Column and 1 am prepar- ed to state if necessary who gave him the lie that- he writes ubout. it was not a Salvation Army ollicer, nor was it one of tho S. A. subor- ates but a friend of tho Labor Edit- or gave him a pajxjr from which he copied some of the contents and then he made himself a liar by say- ing the Army gave it. Now, sir, don't you think the La- bor I'Jditor was a little overcome by the exuberance of his own verbosity when ho penned the lie in the Labor Column, lie little thought by this time thut 1 would bo in the know as to how he came by that paper. It is five or six months ago that the Labor Editor was trying to find out something about the S. A. emigra- tioo but tho person he was in con- versation with in the Dallas Hotel foiled his movement as that person happened to bo one of. the assisted emigrants into this country by the S. A. who was- net as the Labor Ed- itor would havo liked to have found it, assisted to this city, but was sent to Saskatoon. At that time there was two whom the Army had assisted anyway in this city and I expect they were like a good many more, led astray by reading about Lethbridge having a building boom on and at the same time half the carpenters were out of work. When that was spoken of in tho paper and it was also mentioned about the said boom being on in the Trades 'incl Labor Council and the carpenters said it was tho local papers who were to blame at that time for the influx into !.he city but not a word was mentioned in the Labor column to that effect. Now, sir, I would like to ask the labor editor one question. Is he afraid to answer the question, of the S. A. Major, us to who the Army of- ficial was that gave him the lie If he is he (the Labcr Editor) had bet- ter throw up the sponge und say 1 am beaten. It appears to me he is much tempted to shrink from answer ing it and I don't think there is one right thinking person, in Lethbridge whether saint or sinner would give him credit for asking the Major a j lot of questions, when he is afraid to answer the one put to him (the La- Editor) I think myself it would be -better if (Mr. Labor Editor) would move out into the world a lit- tle bit and gain some experience as to what he is going write or keep his head level and not get excited .but answer one thing before going on with another that is poor maneuver- ing he will find himself ambushed if he doesn't alter his tactics. I don't hesitate one moment in say- ing that the Trades and Labor Coun- cil would not back him up in a lie. I see in the Labor Column of "last Saturday, the 13th that the Labor Editor tried to act ignorant as to are known as the Prairie Pro- vinces, but further on he (the Labor Ed) has to use the same thing to put a question to the Major and don't we read often of the Prairie Provinces in the Local papers and others too. JsTow (Mr. Labor Ed) don't put you foot in the mud too deep or you might stick 1 would have forwarded this to the Labor Editor only a messenger from the Dallas Hotel tells me Labor Col- Do You Make Pastry? If so, our Koyal Patent Flour Will interest you Royal Patent Pastry Flour H will save you 25 per cent in lard bills. The flour is cheaper than ordinary hard wheat flour. Made from the blending of soft and hard wheats. Your Grocer has it now [Uison Ming Elevator Co, Ltd, Raymond Magrath Lethbridge Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of GUARANTEED AKOUJTQY PURE MANUrAOUREBONT GARXKS N INDIA RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DE- LICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yet? IT IS PURE! Lai's Tea is sold only in Lethbridge by THE BE NT LEY CO. LTD. prove, but held that by their act in besetting the works the men showed motive or desire to interfere with the strikebreakers. The defense claim- ed the picketing was only for the purpose of getting and giving informa- tion regarding the strike. Judge Hardy held that picketing was not il- legal provided the men did not beset the works with a view to compelling others from abstaining from doing lawful work. There was no evidence of restraint, he said, nor of compul- sion. There are authorities to sup- port this action and accordingly he dismissed the two cases in question and the remainder of the hundred umn is almost full up Be- lieve me World column, and while apologizing for inflicting such a terrible punish- ment on my readers, I regret I have L. M. JOHNSTONE Barrister and Solicitor Office adjoining Union Bank. Baby Carriages and Go Carts fom to All tho better kinds with the guaranteed springs, We can show a great range priced on the cash basis The Turpin Furniture Co, COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS Yours truly Thomas Russell Rum1! Sec. S. A. AJso Treasurer of Local American Federation of Labor. The following news item from the Daily Herald of Thursday week should prove cheery reading all union men. The decision given by Judge Hardy will Txs heartily cmlors- by all right-thinking people. The speaks for Branlford, Ont., June un on moulders who are on strike a Buck Stove Works in this city have established their right to do pi eke duty. The strike opened early in April. The latter part oi the month the police at the request of the firm interfered with picketing done the union in the vicinity of the work where the nonunion men who ha taken the places of the strikers wer quartered. The union men wer summoned for besetting the work and as a result one hundred of thcr" were committed for trial waivin hearing before the police magistral At the trial yesterday before Judge Hardy, two cases were taken up. Evidence, showed that tho men had maintained pickets in the vicinity of the works bui had uot compelled anyone to cease working. The crowr. contended the case was difficult to were dropped. The strike is still on. Lest the foregoing carried you all away in blissful ignorance of things earthly, it is my painful duty to call your attention to another iteia in the same paper of same date. There is some talk of trouble in the Pass between the Companies and the union officials. Tho charges made art; very serious and demand immediate action on the part of the. miners' of- ficials. It is said that the condi- tions in the mines have not been sat- isfactory to the men but through the influence of the paid union officials no trouble has arisen. Recently when tho management of one of the largo mines changed, it was., discovered that the previous manager had been paying a promin- ent district union official six hundred dollars n month which was distribut- ed among leaders of the local unions and one or two district officials, to pay them for kerping things quiet among the men. The new manage- ment cut olY this monthly contribu- tion and now tho beneficiaries threa- ten to make trouble with the men It is not known wlu-'her other compan- s paid the monthly levy or If tho facts iiiv as stated it shows wo things. On.- that the officials ml men who would accept a bribe n such, conditions ought to be iirown neck and crop out of the un- on, and secondly slackness of union- rinciples on tho part of the men. low such a state of affairs could ex- Place Your Orders for DRAYING JUS. FRAME Satisfaction Guaranteed HeraU Market Place Wkei you have icU U rest Jt it this colamfl. If yen wail uytluai me IbU coliuu. 25e MM teertto for SI WANTED A capable general servant. Apply i Mrs. Frank Colpman. 159 0 FOR SALE Six nice, high and dry, choice lols n William street. Price only ach. Apply to E. T. McGregor, Offi- P. 0. Block, or Box 387, Leth- ridge, Alia. 1566 FOR SALE A nice 4 roomed cottage and ten acres of good hind, all fenced and cul- ivated. Only one and one half miles rom postoffico. Price only Terms: cash, balance easy. Vpply to E. T. McGregor, Office P. 0. Block, or Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. 1566 1 Coal, Ice tnd PRAYING TrftAftfer Co. LONG BBOB.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral TELEPHONE: ea WANTED ROOM wanted in central locality, by young lady. Apply Box Z., c o Herald. 50 c WANTED AT ONCE Engine or teams to break 100 acres :ive miles south of Coaldale. Good smooth land, no stones, water close- by. Also to contract planting to fall wheat. Plenty of other engine work in vicinity. P. 0. Box 226, City. 56 6 WANTED Good pair of heavy work horses. Mares preferred. Weight ab out 1400. P. 0. Box 226, City 56 G WANTED A private teacher wanted a few hours in afternoon or evening. Ap ply to Joe Fong, Oxford Restaurant, Lethbridge. 157-G I WANTED A pattern maker wanted. Apply to Lethbridge Iron Works Co., Ltd. 57 6 FOR SALE A 5110 gramaphone, and worth of records, for cash. Ap- ply Box B., Herald Office. 53 6 RIFLE FOR SALE 1 will sell at a bargain any of thr following: Parker hammerless shot gun and case, perfect 70 calibre Winchester rifle, made for big game, good condition, uses jacket rifle calibre Winches- tor automatic rifle (.st-lf per feet automatic pis tol, 11 shot, hardest shooting pistol made. J. B. K., Herald. 161 0 SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS Coal mining rights of the Dominion, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta; the Yukon Territory, the Territories and Britiab be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of an acre. Not more than acres will lie leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must to made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights ap- plied for are situated. In surveyed territory ihe land must be described by sections, or le gal subdivisions of sections, and uusurveyed territory the tract appli- ed for shall be staked out. Each application must be Accom- panied by a fee of which will refunded if the rights applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the at the rate of five cents per ton. Every of coal raining are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a swuru statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the mining rights only, but the lesee maj be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working of the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands. W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication oj this advertisement will not be paid for. PARTNERS WANTED An experienced surveyor and farm er wants to sell practical farmers part of select tract wheat land owned by him in choicest part of Great Fertile Belt of Central Alberta. Open lands; deep rich soil; good fresh water. Good terms to the right parties. Apply at once to Geo. De Lury, Hotel Dallas. 58 G Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE FOR SALE A four roomed house and two lots. in North Ward, on McKay street, water and sewer being put in, close to school. Part cash, balance easy terms. Apply McKnight Bros., North Ward. 150G Justice Irving, of the Supremo court oi British Columbia, is critical- ly ill with cancer of the stomach. WANTED DAY WORK washing or cleaning by respectable woman. Adress Mrs. K.. Post Office, Lethbridge. 100-6 3.000 FOR QUICK SALE acres of selected land east oi Stirling on the new survey line of C. R., Weyburu brfir.ch, at a snap st so long without detection on the art of some of the men is beyond omprehension. it is a matter of egret that, it was not discovered be- orc now. If it is the case, the worst Hinishment is loo good for thorn. The editor in charge welcomes cor- respondence on questions of interest :o labor, men. Contributions of such nature will be gladly published. Ad- dress Labor Editor, care of the aid. Her- CEMENT SIDEWALKS SEALED RIDS will be received by the City of Letlibridgc at the office of the City Engineer until 12 o'clock noon Tuesday, June 23rd, 1903, for the construction of approximately 000 square yards of Cement Sidewalks and Lineal feet of curb and gutter. A certified cheque for the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars payable to the Secretary- Treasurer of the City of Lethbrclgc must "accompany each proposal ns a guarantee that the successful bidder price, if sold at once. Box J., Herald. Apply Owners 1G02 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Any even section of Do- minion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, -excepting 8 and 26, not reserved, may be homestead- ed by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age, to the extent oE one-quarter section of 160 acres more or less. Application for entry must be made in person by the applicant at a Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency tor the district in which the land is -situate' Entry by proxy may, how ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he ao desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farminf land owned solely by him, not than eighty (80) acies in extent, "in the vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this requirement. LOST One black marc and one black geld ing, roached niano.s. branded quarter circle 6 on left thigh. Suitable reward for return or information leading to recovery. Jessup Hopkins' Camp. at No. 3. 1606 THE PRICE OF WOOL Groat Falls, Juno resident of TUont.-mM, are united in de clnring that the interview of Fred H. Putnam, rocontly published, is not a correct representation of the wool situation and where he places the range of price.s this year at from 10 j to 15 cents. growers declare the real range of prices, and the prices they will receive if they are not "bluf- fed" will bo from to 20 cents, aver- aging about 13 1-2 cents. within six days aftor awarding of the into a contract with the City. Satisfactory bonds will he required for the faithful execution of the con- tract. Plans and specifications may be soon at the office of City Engineer. No bid necessarily accepted. C. M. ARNOLD, City Engineer. TENDERS WANTED SEALED TENDERS will be receiv- ed until Tuesday noon, June 30, 1908, for the purchase and removal of the present Presbyterian church. Highest or any tender not necessarily accept- ed. For all particulars apply to A. B. Stafford, Lethbridge. 15310 Lcthbrulgo, Alta., June Oth, 1903. 151-12 Mr. Billie Sharratt Ventriloquist and Mimic At liberty for Smoking Concerts, tc. Ventriloquism taugh FIXTURES, SHADES, TELEPHONES, MOTORS, Etc. McKenzie Roy ELECTRICIANS Repairs Promptly Attended to Phone 204 Night 229 STREET GRADING SKA1.ED BIDS will be received by thc City of Lethbridge at the office of the City Engineer, until 12 o'clock noon, June 23rd3 1903, for the grading of certain streets amounting to ap- proximately cubic yards. A certified cheque for the sum of One Thousand Dollars pay- able to the Secretary-Treasurer of tlu City of Lethbridge, must accompany each proposal as a guarantee that tho successful bidder will within six day? after the awarding of the work enter into a contract with the City. bonds will hf required for the faithful execution of the con- tract. Plans and specifications may bo seen at the office of the City Engineer. No bid necessarily accepted. C. M. ARNOLD, City Engineer, j Lethbridge, Alberta. June 9. 1903.! 151-12' (3) If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) of a homesteader has permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in the Ticinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with ttie father (or (4) The term "vicinity" in the two preceeding paragraphs is defined as meaning not more than nine in a direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances crossed in the measurement. (5) A homesteader in tending to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living with parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district oi such intention. Six months' notfce in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion' Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W. W. CORY. Deputy of the Minister of Interior. publication of this advertisement will not paid for. First-class Cafe TUB NTEl III M Short Order Bctwtn Nub CARROLL DOYLE ;