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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR LETHBHIDQE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1909. NO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST UNION OR NON-UNION MEN Mid with respect to other matters govennnj: the relations between said Outside Wages The outside scale "f wages, which governed the parties hereto on March 1909. shall continue in effect dur- inj: the life of this agreement. Inside Wages Continued From Front Page The inside scale of which Superintendent, or Mine Man- Check Off governed the parties hereto on the be referred 31st. March 1909. shall continu I Christmus Day. i Funerals j In the event of an iiistautaueon? I -ieaih by au :iecid'-nt. in the iniiu j or outside the nrfiie, the miners nn- d.-rjrr.iund, and all other employee. --uvpt in the .-ie'im where the acei- dent recurred, jliall continue tu work until the day uf the funeral when ter, and if they agree, their decision United Mine Workers o: America full i lt is "'ith whether- shall be final. and the check-! sha11 work of not- C. In the event of the failure of off system.- that is to say. upon the J Backhands tlie Pit Committee and Mine Super-, individual request in writing, of any: Tht' Pivsem Practise of intendent or Mine Manager to settle of the Company's the; either Partners, or with any dispute referred r0 them. as Company shall deduct such or as it exists at well as in the event of other disputes tivm their WMLVS each i tne fainps at the present i time, shall be adhered tu. UM-essmems, ajrer. shall endeavor to settle the mat. The Company sivi arising, the matter in dispute shall designated for dues, eto on the be referred to General Superintend- fines and initiation in other S provisions; That tintie in ei-ent. or General Manager of the Com-, words, the Company will retain from j clauses to the same.. feet during the life of this agreement. ptoy. and the Officers of District 1? the wages due any sums nt? expiring March 31. with the following exceptions: iMa-jof the United Mine Workers of Amer- they may have given orders upon sha11 reinain in Affect. MR. BOULTON REPEATS CHARGE OUR LETTER BOX. MUNICIPAL MATTERS I.S'OU. 1'jditor ol The lioruld Sir is with merit and disgust 1 have Won't Accept Decision Of i I .shou Committee In Regard To Coal Mine chine men are to be paid at 53.50 ica to settle, and if tlu-y a-rree, their Company f-r in wririnc. payable to shift and machine helpers at per i deoisi'-n shall be final. Should they such oflicer.- of the United shift and schedule "D" the agree-j fail to agree, it shall be referred to a Workers of America, as may be de- xpirin.ir March I90P. is Jojim mi ti.ee. The .-aid signaled in such orders. 1 j "'to'1'' t" be made up of three Opera- Discrimination tors, appointed by the Wesi-.-rn Coal x0 shali refused empioy- On all Company work, the Company Mine such or as the work requires, and at the rates "f wages provided for in ihis agree- meat, in unv Contract Prices The -caie of contract prices, which i Operators' and Tliree governed the hereto on March j appointed by Distrie: NO. 1 last oric hlllldrtxi fu- fits. aiwl it follows that the spoot the camp in a few days. When any employee absent? him-; the firemen and pointed by the President or teen of the entry, has not one :iJlFFKKKXCE between the SAL- -J. R. R. Socord. a .freat grandsou set 01 tnnbers of any description. AKJKS ACTCAl.LV PAID am.! of Laura Socoixl and one of the best The party who wrote yesterday's j SMALLER SALARIES that MIGHT known men in Lincoln countv died article lied. und knew he lied, when and COTTLD HAVK BF.K.V f'ATD in- 'yesterday. Supporters of the Htr'en consequent of profiis which :nvlll chose .1. F. Mosher, of St. Mar- d.nerence must he made up -by the .tin's as candidate in St John coun- y one es- j ratepayers in the way of taxes. ty bye-elation made necessary -bv the I Thus, if the cost of layini it is tuiu line of miined j irence he stated the entry was driven j dim to an increased expenditure and a iM.vnrdint; to specifications." t o coa- lhe ident of District IS of the United Miue Workers of America, and two upon both parties. The Joint Committee shall meet; pit absentins: properly arrange with, or notify the: or Foreman for or of their: the Ct'inpan- will rsot ask them to hoist anv a cer- appointment of Hon H Mc- is. through nejjli- Keown to the Supreme Court .bench .fi or one thous- 'uuun [an-d dollars greater than is necess-arv mine fore- j would Mayor Henderson or anv oth- er sane man Haim that this difference be liable to a jail sentence for allow- would not sooner or later, directly ing a place to be worked so far in or. indirectlv. appointed immediately bv the Min- President of District No. 1 advance of the timber, whether safe come out of and be T'i itfd -Mine Workers of America may be discharged. Penalty for Stappage of Work cases while disputes istex of Labor. The Committee, thus constituted, shall uike up the mat- ter? referred to. and render a decis- ion .on the same within ten days, thi? decision to be 'binding upon the parties, and become part of thisjvolved. must continue at work, p-nd- Company. agreement, and to take effect from I tar _as practicable. Wet Places paid by the taxes 1 Agra in; he states when speaking of to state right here that in j lipht and water. utilities are inion the city has a good seam j not a direct tax. the users paying It seems a. ratepayer must be very I careful what he savs or he will be If any employee or employees shall; A working place in tht- mine, where I on somebody's pet {Italian hand." for the Henrv Uawson. aged JQ. of Winni- peg, was found drowned in a slough near Portage la Frairie. It is sus- pected that he committed suicide. He leaves a wife and two children. The Methodist people of Macleod presented Rev. A. Lewis with a purse of money prior to nig depart- ure to Edmonton. the cost'of running same, and inter-' Senator ami Mrs. JLougheed. of est on investment." are going to Europe on. aa There again he shows his "fine e-xterrded trip> D. In th.- meantime, and m all on sorneooay s pet j Italian hand." for the cost is not a j Automobiles are killin- Chicagoans e oenisr in- cause a stoppage 01 work in viola- water drips from the roof in quan-1 T hereb-v a public charge that j 1HRKCT TAX -but a tax nevertheless I this year at the rate of three, persons the miners, tion 01 this agreement, he or they Cities sufficient to wet a man'- litCLll O I.HJ I II- and all parties in- shall be subj-cr to discharge by the'ing. or where standing water is suffi- date hereof. Management of The riarJit to hire and 'ring mx-esti'.ration. and until final de- cision has been reached, but where miner, mini- laborer, or mine laborers r the I cient to wt-t a man's clothing above Check-Weighman The Company will grant ihis knees, shall'be considered a wet committee to prove otherwis. rL'ht' :1 the use of -urn wouW be glad s will keep a man's feet reporter at anv coal mine entry was not j the profits were not cut down [every two weeks. In 1907 the slaugh driven according to specifications or j by the extra and unnecessary cost. ter was one person every three week3 contract, and defy any whitewashing the rates could be lowered and be according to police statistics. nursery- and thus a direct benefit any who (as he states) the extra, profit thus to to the users, j ta-xes at la that of last by a good The secretary-treasurer evidently except in eastern and northeastern Banbury, Ens- hls but Iike a lot more Texas and southwestern ratepayers r fail to see where where the boll weevil is reported as cost of the engineering depart-I causing much damage. other covered "by this agree- ment, selected by the employees working at such colliery or t-t-her plant, from amongst their -'w ber. one member may be acases where reinstatement ha ;