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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MARCH �, 1020 THE l.,KTHBniDGE .p^ILY imA* D PA OR F.T.F.VKN Amendments to Factory Act Before Legislature The mnanilniflnt to tho Factories Act that tl)o Retail Merchant)!' Aaio-clation la particularly Intcroated In Is th* one thatcallH tor tho appoint-tnont ot a oommisslon of five to roRu-iate minimum waRea. Tho amendment boCoro tho provincial house gireu this commission wlio powers. It allows thcDj to call witnesses and take evidence under oath. Tho provincial branch of the Retail wMerchantg' Association Is endeavoring to Uavo . I�reBldent Oaot� placed on thi.'i commission. The matter of this appointment avUI bo brought to the notice of. tho powers that be In Edmonton. Tho amendment In regard to this commlflstou reads: "Tho lleutenant-goventorin-couticii Khali appo4nt five persona of whom two Bhall be omploy-*)i-s, t'.vo omployoes, which aald lour Ijorsons, with a fHth peraou to bo ap-polutod by (lie attorncy-Roneral, shnU coii!;t!tuto an auvlsory committee, v.boHB duty It Shall bo to investigate nna dotermiiie tho amount that shall bo paid aa a minimum wage to any ^)OT.^on under tho age of eighteen years, iind to an;.' female person employed in any factory, shop, or offico or office building to which tblK act applies, and also the number ot hours per day per we one representative in each case. The government will be represented by Deputy Minister J. H. Lamb, Department of Municipal Affairs. It is rnckoned that it will be about six month.s before the commission get through their work. TORONTO, March 29,>-On tha last day of tMa month, tha eartl-flcataa lasusd by the provincial oovernmant on pramlsaa of whole-sale ilqtior export firma expire. It is undsratood that the govern-mant has mada no decision aa to tha renewal of auch eartlflcatoa. Tho whola matter will new ba opened up again. It Is probable that tha gevarnmant will Isaue a otata-ment thia weak. HEREFORDS WERE LEADERS, AiOA SALE IN CALGARY Coaldalc Breeder Gives Figures -Mr. Davidson a Director of Provincial Body    250 IMiaRANTt   SAIL FOR CANADA   LONDON, March 2�.-(By   Canadian Associated Press)- ?  Two hundred and fifty church   army emigrants, mostly ex-sold-  ^ lers and their families, sailed ^ ^ for Canada by tho Empress of ^  France, on Saturday. King  ^ Oeorge sent a farewell message ^  expressing "tho hope and the  may prosper and by showing  ^ true pioneer spirit and bravo ^ ^ endeavor help In building on   strong and lasting foundations  the mighty dominion of the > west."  Commissioner Eadle, of the Salvation Army, who was lately in the city, hoB a keen sense of humor. With much gusto ho related that, as far dh lii6�experlence went, it was far easier to gain admission into Canada than it was into South Africa. On landing at Cape Town he was asked by a Dutch Immigration Officer If ho had ever been in prison. "LotB ot times" said the Commissioner, and he rolled off a string, of prisons ho had been In Uie Old Country, meaning, of course, tiiat he had visited them in the Army's mission work. "Tou cannot (�ome in bore" said tho Immigration man "South Africa is not going to liave any Jailbirds come to It." In the ond, as the situation was getting serious, in tho attitude taken by the officer to send him l)nck to where he belonged, the Commissioner, while fully iipproniatlng the humor of the position,'explained things and was able to f onvince tlfc Dutchman that ho waa not so black as he thought he was. 'In Canada when I landed" continued tho Commissioner "I was asked If I had ever been In an insane asylum. "Lots of them" I replied. But, said tho Commissioner, there was no fun in this Instance, the Canadian Immigration twigged who I was and immediately told mo to pass on. The Commissioner had much to say o;' tho ubiquity of tho Scotchman in that he found him everywhere in bis travels. Once, when addressing a huge concourse of negroes where v/blte men could not bo expected to lio, he saw one ot them silting in the big crowd. .\s,ked who he was, one of the natives replied that he was a Scotchman who was out prospecting. The political situation in South .\frlca, tho Commissioner considered V. rii? full of perplexities in tho rivalry 1ic'tw6eu the Smuts' followers and the iiortKOg faction. He felt, that majority opinion was In favor of tho British c.'inucctlon and that so far as tho natives were concerned they were all out for Britisli rule. REAL ESTATE IN (Special to The Korald) RDMONTON, March 2!>.-It was because tho terms of the bill proposing orgaulaatlon of real estate men in Alberta into an association were thought to bo too stringent that the govern-mont declined to go on with the measure according to iuformatoin given out Monday, "Aa it stood, the real estate bill would virtually have created u monopoly of tho auHOclatlon in that business,' said Hon. J. R. Boyle. �"The principal objection to the measure as proposed to ua was that It would have prevented anyone not actually In the real estate buslnoss from selling land for anyone else. "Ii often happens that a man tells bin neighbor that he will give htm a commission if ho sells aome of his land, and many deals are handled that wa^'. To compel membership in an association for a deal like this would merely be interfering with ordinary' business and the government saw no leasoQ why tbaro should bo a monopoly in the real estate business any more than In tho raisin or prune business." The bill was rejected as a government bill and there is little possibility that It will be brought in again be-lore tho ond of tho aosaiou. Herefordfi showed the best average selling prices at the recent bull sale In Calgary, according to John McD. Davidson, of the Good Luck Ranch. Coal-dale, who returned to Lefhbrldgo from tho salo on Saturday. Mr. Davidson had a string of cloven head of Hereford bulls and sold ihem nt an average price of ?365 a head. Referring to the sale us a whole Mr. Davidson char.icterizod it aa tho most successful salo every held In the province. Althougli no fancy prices were obtained the prices were uniform and averaged more than in previous events. Shorthorns sold for an average of !|270, Herefords $339, and Angus 929G. Shorthorns were above the average conditions of such stock In previous years and Herefords were, a llttlf below. Angus were about the same. There were about four hundred bulls in tho exhibition. A. M. Stood, who took a string ot Shorthorns to Calgary, obi.ainnrt an average price ot 12-10 tor his stock. While in Cfilgary Mr. Davidson wni elected a director of the Cattle Breeders Association and as president ot the Hereford Breeders Association tendered a banquet to the directorK of that association in the Falllaor Hotel. DOY VICTIM ASKS THAT FATHER SHOULD NOT BE PUNISHED CHICAGO, March 29.-Frank PInano, Jr., 17 years old, who was shot by his father in an effort to check the eoh's wayward car< eer, died at the county hospital yesterday. The father sought to get Ihe boy .iway from a crowd with whom he found him on Tuesday night, and being rebufled, shot him. Arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon, the father said he would rather kill the boy himself than have him a criminal. Before his death, Frank requested that his father be i ot punished. Pinano was rearrei:ted followina his son's death and the assault charge changed to one of murder. Johnny .T. Jones' Carnival Co. will supply the midway for the Western Fair nt London this year. "Just Right 5S We run across so many people who consistently refuse chewing gum-unless it is Adams Black Jack Gum. Because, for them, Adams Black Jac.v Gum is "just right" The flavor suits them-if you'want real licorice flavor you must ask for Adams Black Jack Gum. They like to have throat-huskiness removed on damp, raw days. They have found that the frenzied strain of business eases considerably under the influence of Adams Black Jack Gum. For these, and other, reasons, men and women, who have never before been suited with a chewing gum, have welcomed Adams Black Jack Gum. You, too, should try it. Sold everywhere in the blue package, 5c. an Adams product, particularly prepared Canadian Chewin- Gitm Co., Limited, Toronto, Winti^ips, Vancourer. ��QWEET Mc-moir-ies," ^ thought the lady of the house, in a pleasantly whimsical mood, as a birthday reminder of Moir's Chocolates came from his office just after the lunch hour. The times that Moir's had come 'courting were sweet memories to her in more than one way. Always fresh, delicious and rich, the heavy coatings made Moir's Chocolates the favorites for all time. MOIR'S, LIMITED HALIFAX . ri.S. 113 Watson, Campbell and SmitVi, Ltd., Calgarv ALBERTA REPRESENTATIVES SEEDS If you want to have the best garden you should buy the best seeds. We have them. SPECIAL PRICES THIS WEEK Pess, Western Beauty, per lb. 35o Peas, Extra Early, per lb. 30c Peas, Champion of England, per lb....................... 35c Beans, Black Wax, per lb... 40c Beans, Broad Winsor, per lb. 50c Beans, Scarlet Runner, lb. 56i; Corn, Native Squaw, per ib. 30c Corn, Mammoth White, Cory, per Ib................... 30c Onion, Danver's Yellow Globe, per Ib..................$2.75 Beets, Extra Early Egyptian, psr Ib..................$1.40 Turnips, Swede, per Ib. .. $1.00 Carrots, Nantee's half long, per ib......................$1.75 Parsnips, long smooth, per Ib......................$1.00 Rariish, per Ib............$1.50 Lettuce, Grand Rapid, Ib. $1,75 Mangel, Long Red, per lb.. $1jJ0 Sunflower, per Ib..........40c Lawn Grass, fine mixed, psr Ib....................... 40c Ciover White Dutch, per Ib. $1.25 Sweet Peas, cho.ce mixed, pep Ib..................... $1.50 Sweet Peas, Special, any color, oz.......................SOc Also we have cabbage, celery, vegetable, marrow, spinach, squash, pumpkin, kale, leek, cucumber, tomatoes, kohl rabi, citron,-parsley, cas lettuce, wild cucumber in bulk, and all klndu of seeds in packages. WE HAVE ONION SETS TO ARRIVE SOON Also We Have Nice Lines of Easter Eggs, 10c . and 2 for 25c BING WO 820 THIRTEENTH STREET N. NO DELIVBRY PHONE 1872 ;