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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta LOT 72 0 ct D Nk y jt ikt p 8 SI or boundary Lot VILLA LOTS IN LOT 75 Real Estate and Turner Addition TO Survcjedby A Laud TO Give the Workingman a Chance of reaping the benefit of the present good the fol lowing lots in North Ward are to sold on easy down and monthly without interest till paid Speak before they are all Oliver CRACK AT UTHBRIDGb Sherman Still Dissatisfied with Conditions The first meeting of the delegates of the United Mine Workers Assoc iation was held in the Cooperative hall yesterday After the credentials of all the delegates pres ent had been inspected by the com mittee detailed for that Dis trict President Sherman ad dressed the Regarding a press dispatch that had appeared in several newspapers as coming miners in tc ferring to next Monday as Bick saying that there would likely be a strike declared af ter the present Sherman was very emphatic in de claring that this report was most re and it appeared to him to be only an attempt to prejudice the through the againstthe He could not see no reason for the statement that the mines would like urwr were promised the support of members of the Regarding the matter of an eight Hour was in re ceipt of a letter from Attorney Gen eral saying that the premier had being in favor of and promising the in troduction of such a This bill arid the miners would now be compelled to wait anotheryear at and this in spiteof the that the petition was signed by farmers and artisans of all In fact it was only themineownersand operators that did sign 1 Sherman then asked thnt dur ing discussions the delegates frefrain from anything savoring of personal attacks and keep in mind the fact that upon their shoulders rested a great deal of as if no agreement were reached by April 1st a tieup of all the coal mtiuS would likely witlidisastrous He then his remarks with the request that the member of International who with Delegates Stanley of Bankhead and Brooks of who had been appointed a committee to wait on the govern miners had in and in future they must see to their work was done more 1atterson also occupied the platform lor some and told of the strong fight that been put up for the1 Delegate McXabb snid that the nuncrs had absolutely noth ing as a result of their trip to Ed and he thought that the sooner they got into politics for themselves the better it would be for He also stated that the govern ment hud told them that if the min ers could produce the same argu ments they had used as sworn evi there could be no possible doubt of the passing ofthe billnext They had been promised an investi gation immediately toe present ses sion up after the present con ment at Edmooton and present their tract expires on April The delj give their present had not come to the conference with any such Speaking on the system of paying wages at present in Sher In response to this Patterson stated that the commit tee had met in and pro ceeded to Edmonton where they had beentreated with the greatest of They had met many menv roan stated that the general public were not aware of the intricacies of is by j bers with whom they had talked the As it stands at present there are j matter and were to thirty diffcreht and j the but could not get nothing each of these twenty or thirty arc definite until after the investigation 1 open to disputci everything is bound by a hard and fast contract the bosses cut five cents here and a nicklc until quite a big am ount is and then when the min er for his they ac cuse him of locking for Some people had called the a very radical set of If those same people had to do work miners live in the sanae shacks that 4he miners have and deal at company or semicompany stores as the miners are required to then id probably alter their op inions a and decido that the miners were not sd bad after Sherman also stated that the miners much disappointed at the actioo of the government in turning down the Isgislation promis ed When at their last meet ing in Edmonton it had been decided to petition the government for leg they had only asked for mhat the British Columbian miners were already and he still failed to sec why such great dis crimination was shown the nUiners on of which had been promised by the gov ernment to the as the government thought that it would not be fair to make any move with out such It was on this account the eighthour bill was Re garding this it was stated thnt while nobody in the house was op posed to the government did not think it would be wise to introduce it from the floor at the present It would no doubt be passed at the Preventics will promptly cold or the IsJcei ear ly or the sneeze Pro ventics cure seated colds as Preventics are little candy cold cure and will gladly mail you samples and a book oh Colds if you will write The samples Check early Colds with Preventics ans stop Sold in 5c and 2oc boxes by Higinbotham DEVEBERS SPEECH On i Bill Affecting Ubcr Before the In the1 debate in the Senate on Senator McAIullens bill to prevent aliens directing the affairs of Can adian labor Sen ator DoVebtT spoke as follows I should like to preface the very remarks I intend to make on the subject with a statement to the ef Regarding the clause in respect to checkweighmcn they had given no but they had looked favor ably on the powder and could I deem it or could I see myway clear to sup port the Hill of the gentleman from 11 would be a very happy There is some thing in It that appeals to It Contains a srcntnnehi expresses an idea that should appeal to the had promised to carefully consUIerj of every thai the cast and those on the west tie year they had been informed that the time was not yet ripe for the bill had been the run of As to the semiweekly payment they had stated that did not want to copy the British they van ted to mnkc the laws lor Alberta Delegate Broohs also touched light ly on the eighthour He said have in agreat many mutual benefit re not exactly the same tit very When they were tartcd in Canada they originated from bodies in the United they grexv in Vwcalth and itbecame clear to them hat it would to hem to beselfgovernihg in ind have Canadian rmcable arrangements were 1herc was not a and he funds Kere distributel ow if this had been done by legis by some drastic vould there not havebeen some dis ordant note I lecl sure therewould think the laboring classes brains as we have our alvps and it come to hem thut it wouldbe more aavan ageons to be selfgoverning than to e governed from and I do not think that the time is very far when will e no longer The strike ame is a very I have layed a good of games ind have come acrossa good but this is the only one I have seen where nobody wins and everybody The capitalist loses the inter est on tne capital invested and which it should have The abourcr loses the wages he should iave The the cpm the industry is sit uated lose that part of the fwages would have been expended in that and the public of the provinces of Alberta and who relied upon the mines ol Lethbridge for their coal owing to tho strike in put to great inconvfn ience and in many cases I believe lives have been icriously The question is how to put stop to these strikes coming fronr a town wheretfiis strike occurred and having experienced a strike there once t have probably taken as much interest 5nthe matter as anybody in have studied Fir Wedding present a but the most necessary article in the new home a bag of pimrry FLOUR Choicest Bread Flour in the Milled by the latest improved process from the finest Western Canada Hard Wheat Mafces Best Bread With Least Trouble Sold Everywhere Great DoMlaieB WESTERN CANADA FLOUft MILLS Limited Mills at and the very fully and to the conclusion that there is only one possible way to stop and that is by compulsory acbitration and of the 1 say tliiit during last surrsrrxir I h in a quietway iu bring capital Rnrt labour togeth to see ifit were not possible for do not feel thatI should put them before the but I can say that 1 have been more than pleated with the advance I have and if nothing turns up to prevent I think J see my way clear to legis lation that will put a stop to these Wemust remember that the matter of presenting strikes leg islation docsnot lie in Ottawa it is a purely provincial There is a Bill before the House of Com mons at introduced by that goes as far as Ijnrliamcnt can in the The rest must be purely What I fear about this bit introduc j ed by my friendfrom Well in g iliitl itrrwiyrcrfmte aunfcient irritation to render all the I have made during thepast summer Big Grain that nil would go far ther than the gentleman from all corpor ate or union or non should be thoroughly Canad a selfgoverning body thatwould not have to go outside of the Bo minion for But there are that there was no doubt it was in times when sentiment must give way troducud before its The only ito calm Thcoc are occas hope for the representation miners in the was to have When butthis year their This wouM not been the case if the ions when patriotism even must give place to what may be1 for the com mon Whilst T agree with the principle of I must oppose it because I think it is them upon a common ground and unite in an effort to have Inws plftcel upon the statute book that would benot only a simple solution of thci question but proxide a tri bunal that would give a equit able and fair decision on every ques tion arising between labourer and his and then put a stop to sucn strikrs I do not feel that I could give informa tion on that subject at the present The conversations that took plnco betvcen myself and others were somewhat of and per and Uw Minanls IJnimcnt wish to inform you that we consider MINARDS LINIMENT a very superior j and we use it asa sure relief for sore throat and When I tell you I would not be without it if the price WAS one dollar T mean Yours ewan last year prbouced bushels of grain against bushels in 1906 and in or grain of very consider able over 100 in 2 This is the which the departinentcfagriculture will giVc officially to the world in days in their final bulletin on the coop of 1906 a forecast of which President Hopkins annourited to the Grain Growers convention on Wednesday in so far as wns Through the courtesy of the Motherwcll the Leader learns that the grain crop of the province Iftsfyear consisted of bushels of wheat bush els of oats bushels of bushels of flax and bushels of In 1905 i the figures were Wheat bushels bushels rtax bushels and speltz by barley by flax by the latter an increase of 200 per Out of the total area of acres wholly or partially under only were under crop last year which was an increase of acres The number of grain increased from in 19O3 xto in The under crop per farm ns compared with m 10057 The number of threshers ployei increased from 1 to 1 S47 X The statement taken as reveals a healthy condition ana ever increasing growth in thr banner industry of the a whole RATES FOR TITEEEp GRAIX FAIR AND POULTRY4 MARCH 7th AND Peraons wishing to attend the Pro vincial Fair or the exhibition o j Inasmuch ns the average yield per acre Lxst year wnsnot as high as in poultry and Fat Stock As although higher than the year sociation and Convention should pur ly average for thepast nine chase single firstclass tickets to Ed during which records have been kept securing fromthe agent or conductor on train if no station standard certificate of pur the MIXARDS LINIMENT CURES the figures demonstrateall the more forcibly the tremcndoiis rneo atwhich fertilo virgin prairie lands of the chase ol ticket to present to provincearc being brought under cul Secretary at Edmonton for signa This will entitle the holder to The area sown in wheat last year one third return or if otw ittcrtMwd by acrw oau K ;