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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta j.i.. LCTHBMIDOV, A to J E R T A T U 110 A V M A R C H 10, I.Ms. ROYAL TEAS ESTABLISHED IN THE 1EIGN OF KING WILLIAM IV. Have the largest Sale of any high-grade Tea in the World 5010 ONLYJN SCALED TINS IN SOU) ONI YIN ED TINS IN A 3lb Exclusive Agents: The Bentley Company Limited, Lethbridge TELEPHONE 53 Prompt Delivery READY FOR SERVICE CLOTHING ig now more popular with business men than custom JThe reason is becv.use i long; and skilful attention, to every detail has so perfected 't-lie style, fit and workmanship of its garments that they are worn by the best dressers. DEMAND THIS BKATSTD. W E. SANFORD MANUFACTURING CO. Limited tilings considered the miners and working men of the province have a license 'to congratulate themselves on having secured a pretty fair bill. It was not all 'that was to be desired, but it was than was expected and there is always the osophical consolation 'that what we have we'll hold and the legislation is always here when want to i conie back. In the meantime we have the bsst eight hour law and the best compen- sation act in Canada. OXTf, .WINNIPEG, MAX. OUk LETTER BOX. of the agricultural -members that I there was a complete hostility "on the part of the workingrnen of the pro- vince to the whole bill that it wos all wrong and so far from satisfactory that nothing that the government could 'do ,'would bridge the difference that cxidter between what was wanted what wag offered.. This put a lot oi' the members in a pretty jxnnpy condition. John T. the; member for Deer, led the'revolt. He took ihe ground that if the bill was-not'satisfactory to the workmen no sense in" passing that if the govern- ment was' due to lose with the workmen it could -certainly Join ;THE Ijjthljriclge, March To the Editor Lethbridge Herald: Dear you can find space in your paper 1 would Jikc to place_be- foreyom- readers some ideas that uecc not considered in the framing of the Workmen's Compensation Act. ilrv Simmoos' ideas and_ the Act are _at variance and I as as many more. Will'-, accept-his idea as the only one. workable In n way to all concerned. five Opener says worth a Tinker's LABOR LAWS EXISTING IN CANADA Prewnncement of a Labor Correspondent on Alberta Legislature 'The Fernie Ledger, the well known labor weekly, contains-the'following interesting -correspondence 'on the labor legislation" by tho Alb'ur-" of :thc when the ori'Sat ature has '-irday night the baro'meter-was pret- Take for uistancc" "the re> ing. Let us have littlf Socialism? Let the workman pay his share, the employer or contractor his, and so- ciety Us share or in oilier words let the state ensure its workers'. Thanking you for ilie space, Yours truly, J. M. Ritchie. uick and just The Calgary "the act is not and it certainly speal's the truth. Your report from Kdmonton says. The Act places Alberta in the van -where legislation is tempered with justice and humanity in giving ex- pression to the social contract 6n with the fartnors and the Vhole. netjuhieh the Suite is founded, placing resxtlt, upon as Vote, getter, .vould be a loss to the government. Moore put liis case strenuously and plainly to.a of members THE CARDSTON BUDGET (Continued from Previous Page.) farmers, to turn out ami attend to their own interests. However, it is also true that-'of late there has been 'very little advertising done so as to let the the farin-urs) know the .time of meeting and the place. The notices of the last meeting wVrc' 'sent out so that the town members received them on the day of-the meeting. Thorough ael- Vertising of the meetings will doubt- less help mattersr. DEATlt MAXDLK On Saturday last .Mr. A ins- cough of Woolfortl. received the sad intelligence that his daughter, Mrs. A. W.- Mandle, nee Aria Ainscoug'i, was dying. A'few hours later mio- thcr telegram announced that. 11.80 a: m. handle rlitr.t M.I -the hospital at Washington. The father wired for i to w shipped here, and received the an- swer'thai the -burial was arranged for at Spokane, so he U-ft on Mon- day's train for thai point. TKHSOXALS 3Lr. S. beach-' our oatcrprising tailor, left for a business 'trip yi-stcr Most People can earn Honey but many, fail to place it where it is both safo and profitable ANCHOR YOUR'-SAVINGS TC' MOTHER EARTH Nortk Ward Lots, 2 Blocks from Sched, each 1 Get some wink they-last C.L Witt i iijinuiiMii MI mi ii i i ti i H in 1 1 labor -in its true relation to. indus- try." Any AcrHhal-throws nil the liabili'y on the employer "or tractor does not fulfill, the conditions 1; and-its proceedings are now a matter; history. Regarded, from the view point of accomplishment- It "pretty satisfactory history to the miners and working men. gonerally of. this pro vince. Alberta now has on her statutes an eight-hour bank-to-bank law which is every respect the peer of the British Columbia, Act. and has a workman's compensation act which is the. best in Canada, or for thai matter in America, and. second only to the British Act'in all the world.'' The last few days of the session were -strenuous and in some places quite fierce: fArotucd by the fear that ihey had been trifling unawares will) high 'explosives, the-agricultur- al members of the house took a: strong stand for -having the bil thrown out altogether ;UH! nothing but crack of the party, whip brought them intr. line. Even at that, some of them cs- pecialy from the north, acquiesced, sullenly only because the cabinet told them to, and not because they thought .they were going to gain any more "votes in their constituencies .or strengthen their .party. Twice the bill was slated to come up and "twice it was "referred back while the cau ouses in the basement wrestled with the clauses. Finally, as a conces sion to the agricultural sentiment which ex empted farms and farming from the provisions of the act, making it read that should a man employed as a farm hand be injured he could no collect compensation under the act. Unnecesary Hostility feature, about th hostility bil was that it vra altogether unnecessary and was pro vokm by an untimely and thorouphl> senseless clamor raised by the trade and labor councils of Calpftry an Kdmonton. As explaind by your corresponded about- ten members following tooro and'the cabinet fighting it all long the line. On Sunday night result of the enquiry- into the Qucliec bridge1 dis- aster; designers at fault, not tractors, not the workmen. Then if Frank Sherman this is so. let the State compensate. rrived, and by adding his assurance: o that already-given, by the .Mine-.' workers' dehjgates who have on he gro_uml all through the session, the recalcitrate members day. "lie -vill rtouch points v between at tlie-chief and.C'al- THE-PROVINCE OF. ALBERTA .to.-.Steam .Engineers NOT ICE: i Sl! HKREBX GIVEN that an. examination ,will be-held by-Mr. Jos. Buxtou, a duly appointed :In- gpector of-Steam lioilojs for the Pro- vince, of .Alberta, at High Jiver, March 5th; Clarcsholm, March. 7th; Macleod, March 10th; J.ethbridgf, -in A.-It. and-I. Read- March 12th and J3th. 16th; Pincher Crook, -March Itfth; Prank, March .20th' .and .21st; At 9 o'clock, a.m., for.the. purpose of giving engineers, and apprentices .an opportunity of qualifying .for Corti- fieatos under the provisions of the Stwim Boilers Act.. 1900. Aplication for examination- should be made to the above named Ins pec- PROFESSIONAL CARDS ROSSLAND REVIVING Rowland, H. C., March find- of good values in the South Belt has resulted in the dousing, of a dox- 'en .'Rossland properties which have been idle for years. Lessees are all practical miners. The.' Golden propeiiy has been leased by Ontario miners.' "South Belt ore is silver, lead, and a shipment of thirty tons has just been made to the smelter went per ton. The Sunset, on which spent, in de- velopment has boon leased as" has also the Homestuke which is owned in Eastern Canada; W.S.GAL3RAITH, M.D.C.M. McGil; Physician, ..Surgeon Accoucher Office 914 Rcdpath'iSt. .9 aim.. Tlione 5.1) ,2-3. 7-8 p.m DRS. McCLURE STEWART, Sur geon Dentists. Office 9a.m. tc p.m. to- 5p.m. HAMILTON Engineers and .Surveyors Higiubotham Block. Lethbridgp. gary. 115s reputation .for huildinKj tor or Mo good clotlies is, SOCOIK! to none Mr. Stmilon -Van Pelt of Held Mining: Co. left yes- terday- for New York. It ,is ;cxpect- cd, that capital he Forthcoming For _xhe development of ''the rich miti- With' this the weathrr commenced o brighten up and liy Monday af- ernoon a right of way cleared ihvough the order papers. And the way. that that bill went ;hrough no slow. John TL. Boyle deputy speakr-r was n th6 r chair and Attorney Gen- iral Cross engineered There v-as no time lost undur tliese atis- jices, and by ten o'clock it was tlie comittee And .the Xew York-sky- ing property held the last named. scrapers that were killing at-the rate] Cardston is the natural supply point for this rich mining district anil _wo good; results, will be'forth- coming this Mimnvr frpm ing of this property. Mr. -Thos. .'Woolfoni was on hand as usual for the A. F. Saturday. ITe is oun- faithful .to the interests of the farmers'. It is too had that so few' arc- .interested or at least that' so few tangible o dence of their interest. of nine men a day, all the workmen were covered wlth_a blan- ket insurance Lethbridge has' been 5 far as the miners were con- mining coal for the last twenty erned tlu> bill, with some amend- this time then: has very nonts contained legislation which little-building. ths little along bey-not only wanted but would fully with himiths of railway coiistriictioti in 'ihc "Mary's -sec- tion during the the Crows NVst "Railway 'claimed more victims than" UK- 'twenty years of'coal min- of- the whole ind rendy for third reading and as- Some very important amendments rere secured to the bill, all of which vill explained by the mine work- rs' .legislative delegates in their re- lorU. It may be said right here, however) >hat these amendments were not any easily gained. The most important tmendment asked or by the trades labor delegates was in the loot" clause; that id to say the clause .vhich provides that unless the build- ing on ;which a man might be injured should be 40 feet high no compensa- tion might be claimed.. f The idea of the government, of j VMS that this provision' wide the law apply only to large and big employers of la- bor. Forty ti-t-t is stipulnttxl in 1J. C. act, but no height ia .stipulated in the British'act. .There might have- been a time when -the British provision might last wctrk, these organizations 'ap-ihavc been incorporated in the Al- poinUxl delegates to" the berta act. but it certainly was not (as thoy had a perfect right to do) i after the trades and labor delegates and procedod to ask for changes in! got, through with their attempt to the draft of the bill (a right also un- but their system of making these demands vrqs such as to make the granting of them; almost imposi- bK got the legislature. Better than B. C. Law As it was your delegates succeeded in getting tho height to 30 feet, mak- inp the hill in that respect consider- In fact the delegates proceeded on'ably better than the British Colum- the line that tho government could be j bia law. clubbed into making some changes in the bill which it had no particular'1 desire to make and other changes which could not possibly be: construed' to apply to any industry operating in the present time. Working in a clamovous and ppec- Another important change which Acquired in the last hours of the fight" was in the amount receivable for death or total disability. In B. C. the heirs of a man killed, may recov- er The original draft ot the Alberta bill'provided for also, This Week fop Bargains! No fake or closing up Siile. A sale to give my customers a chance of genuino good bargains.- My entire stock of Cut Glass, Pickhard's Hand Painted China, Silver Ware, Flatware, Watches, and Novelties At 30 Per Cent Off All goods marked in.plain figures. Ccme early and 'get the selection Kepair department prompt nnd All work aba made at'an Agency on certain .condition's'-by'the'father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the' homestead duties .wider one of the following plans: (1) At. six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A .homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farming land owned solely: by him, not less than eighty (30) acres in extent, in the vicinity of his homestead. Joint .ownership of land will not meet this requirement. (3) "If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) of a homesteader has permani-nt residence on farming land owned solely by. him, not less than eighty acres in extent', in tho vicinity of tho homestead, or up- W. C.-S1MMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. Office: Southard Block. to Lend on-Town nnd Farm 'Property. B. C. MOORE Funeral Director and Embalmer to Presbyterian Church -Officc7P.hone 102. Residence ISO. F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Room 9 Whitney Block. Without a hitch awl -without a fiav; Oiv the 30th I'll make the draw "H. HAYR, of the Hayr .Transfer, bogs- to announce 'that on the 30th day of -March the draw will take place to decide the of the magnificent MUSIC MISS L. HOLLAND Pupil p[ Stratford .of Mont- real, .wishes ;t limited number .of stu dents, for Piano Study. (Paderewski's teacher) method used. Terms Adress 810 Ford St. moderate. Phono 247. Lethbridgo, Alta. LOST- OKK GREY HORSE, 3'years old, branded C.A.. also one bay horse 2 years old with scar on right fore' above knee. reward given on re- turn to Jlotc-l .or to Edward Rova, See. J 74 G 1 FOR RENT THRKK KOO.MKD" price.1. .flOO driwn. bnhijict1 month. Goo. I'Vncoek, Stafford Villago. Lethbridae. .70-0 FARM TO RENT 70 acres" of choice land, 2 miles from Ijethbridge. Main canal runs through it. Apply Herald Ofiice. -76 G WANTED TO or unfurnish jd house, small or large. Address C. T. W. e-o Herald. 76 G SITUATION WANTED Respectable English woman wants 'lay work. washing or cleaning or of- !icft cleaning. Lethbridge. Address Daily Herald 7GG" SYNOPSIS .OF COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS Coal mining rights of me, Dominion j Room 0, Whitney Block. The lowest TENDERS WANTED SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned will be til o o'clock, afternoon, March 14th, for the erection of a frame residence, for Mr. H. A. Sug- sritt, at Coaldale. Plans, ajid. speci- ieations may be seen at Saskatchewan, Alberta, the :Yukon Territory, the .North-West Territories nnd British Coliimoia.may be leased for a term of nn annual rental of an will be leased to one applicant. or any tender not nccesarily accepted. 785 F. E. ROLFSOJf. FOR SALE LARG K 13 ROOMED; HOUSE and two lots. .House used .as boarding aousf. Rents for onth. Sale tacuUr way" those "delegates, by cal-jand the delegates got this changed to ling public meetings of protest, otherwise putting themselves' on re-j There were several other minor cord, left the impression in the minds'ohanges, all for the .better, and. all Will those who have not yet put ll e'r stubs in, the ballot in the do so nt once. Yon have still time to get in, and .ton order entitles you to a chance. _ to the Dixen Transfer Co.. Lcth bridge Box IT H on n vnU-r.-d forby him in Application for a lease must bt the vicinity, such homosteader may to the Agont or Sub-Agent oJ perform his own residence duties by district in which tho rights ap living with the father (or plied for are situated. The term "vicinity" in the In surveyed territory the land preceding paragraphs is .defined as initial be described by sections, or meaning not more than nine miles in j gal subdivisions of sections, and ii a direct line, exclusive of the width junaurycycd territory the tract appli of road allowances crossed in the} ed for shall be staked out. i Each application must be accom (5) A lionioslfador intending to 1 by a ke of .which .will be his rosid.nuv duties in ac-j refunded if the rights applied for arc wiHi the above while available but not otherwise. A WANTED Wanted at once an Agent to repre- sent the North American Accident In- surance Company in Lethbridge and immediate vicinity. Excellent oppor- tunity for live man. Apply to Head Office for Western Canada, 510 Mc- Fntyre Block. Winnipeg, Man. 77-6 FOR SALE _. SECOND HAND RANGE for sale, with parents or on farming land own-1 royalty shall be pakl.on the mer- Apply to Mrs. J. H. Wallace. 77-4 ed by himself must.notify the AgentjchanfoiUe, output of the mine at the for the district of such intention. rate of five cents per ton. .the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application Six months' notice in writing mustj Every 1'ssee of coal mining be given to Iho Commissioner of' Do-j which are not being operated shall be Jnadc to the Secretary of Lands at Ottawa, of intention, district Agent of Dcparlnicnt o[ the interior, Ot- ion with a sworn statement to that effect at lo.-rsi once ir. each year. The lease will include the coal to apply for patent. Deputy of the Minister-.of the Interior. publication this .advertisement will not bo. r for." Sub-Agent of mining rights oiily, but leseemay of be permitted to purchase whatever svnliable surface rights may be con-1 sidered necessary for the working of fof or any Agent or Dominion Lands. W. XV. Deputy Minister of the Interior. I publication of advertisement will ;