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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THR LKTIlHmDGK DAILY irRllALT) i, 192 General Provisions Suggested Which Would Be Applicable To Every Province in the Dominioh. OTTAWA. Mar Canadian royal commission sitting In Ottawa on the unification later laws, yesterday passed the following resolution dealing with the pay and working hours of women, after con- sidering the. or the committee on minimum wage: "We approTe tie principles of a minimum wage for women and girls, and recommend that au- thority be created in each province In the Dominion to establish a mini- mum wage adequate to maintain self- supporting women and girls, and such authority shall be empowered to fix hours of employment for such Women add girls not already nrovlda3 by legislation; and further recoimuen-3 that such hours of employment should not exceed 4S hours a week, except of employees engaged in domestic or employment." :Thc committee on mines and min- ing Isws reported that it had investi- gated tho-departmeulnl folio on min- ing laws. Item by item, for each and .every province. The committee found that many minor provisions exist in th'a various acts throughout Canada tvhlch are 'made necessary through local conditions and concerning which no practicable uniformity' is possible. The members, therefore, alr.ected.their attention to those principles or pro- visions of a general character which are applicable to all provinces. Mining Recommendations ..The following recommendations on tliines and mining laws were adopted: il. That the age .of 14 be the mini- mum ages" for boys working aronud mines (above ground) and that no boy he allowed to work beneath the surfacjz unless he has attained the age of 16. ;2. That no boy under XS years of age shall be In charge of. or operating; any machinery used for mov- ing material in a mint', and no person other than a man of 21 years of age or over, shall operate any power ma- chinery used for raising or lowering persons in a mine. 3. In order to bring uniformity in mining laws, It is recommended that provinces should insert regulations In mining laws providing for not more than nine hours ns a legal day's limit of tha work, as incorporated already, wholly or partly, In the existing !aws of Alberta. Britsih Columbia, Ontario, I Quebec and the Yukon. That payment of wages al least Kenii-iud'hthly be made compulsory by law in all provinces -where such legis- lation is not already in eilstencs such payment io ha mafic by cheques or .currency. Payment'of wages on hotel premises and tho cashing of pay cheques In or at.a hotel or bar whore intoxicating liquors are sold, to bo iiibited by law in all prorlnces. 5. That legislation providing for miners Hens be enacted In all nroTln- ces where such legislation Is not at ready In existence applying lo oInM, mining claims, mining lands or wort connected therewith, and overr person who performs.labor for wages Ehall have a lien'lhereon.' Legislation re Dobts That legislation ba enacted la provinces where legislation Is not already In existence, providing that no may ho retained from wages of Bn employee except sums due for pon-der, coal, oil, rent and such doc- tors nnd hospital fees as may proved by the workmen's corap-nss- the" ds an'5 necessary to such employees, nor an em- ployer app y the wages of an to payment of a debt without tie wrlt- the given fn- o-Irldually or bv collective agreement where fa any provlncu ex- aminations are required for certifi- cates of competency for mine man- m ,s', p bosses and other'-workinr officials, such examinations shrill be conducted by a board composed of government inspector, a working inh> er and a inlna manager. S'jiXe that all candidates for certificates as 'mine managers, pit bosses, etc., shall have at least rive years' mining experience, produce evidence of ability, sobriety good conduct, and be at least 23 years of age. Mine Inspectors 3. Mines Inspectors shall-be hold- ers of mine managers', certificates, with at least seven years' mining ex- perience in the class of mines of wnicn he is made Inspector. He shall not bo Interested in mines in his dis- trict, either directly or Indirectly. .10. We recommend that without limiting the powers of inspectors an inspector shall have power (o enter i inspect and examine any mine or any Jiarl, thereof .at all reasonable times ny day or night to examine into and make Inquiry respecting Ihe slate and condition of the mine, the ventilation and safety of mines, to Rive notice In of any matter, thing or prac- tlce which lie considers dangerous or defective find of Its immertlate remedy. 'If any disagreement follows, the detect snail bo referred lo a hoard of urbltra- llMi.lconslsHng of a Judge nnd repre- Kgnlallres of Interested parties, the decision of this tribunal to tie Resolved, that all mines shall tmvo (in of ventlla-i lion therein and that all mines be ex.i nmined before tho workmen enter the! mine, and thai a report of such inspec- j flon be made In a book (o be kept at ths mine for the. purpnso, and such re- port shall bo available to ony work- taan employed In tha mine. !S. The question of heallh of em- plnyeea in mining camps Is now being: examined fnlo by the different pro- vinces concerned, with a view to fully' protect toe workers as far as unify tho laws and we submit that Ihls matter bo referred to Ihls tribunal (or action. 13. Resolved, lhat the present laws r.ith reference, to special investIga; Lious are iu existence In sev- eral provinces be continued and that Ihe samo provisions ba mado to ex- Lend .to provinces where laws are not iu operation. 14. Resolved, that tho workmen's compensation board iu, caeh province where' siu-h board cststs, shall mike provision -for (he. administration of Drat aid.and mlue rescue work and that where no boards aro la existence, special provisions be raiie. Messrs. OUlIfl. Lowe. Hal- ford, B. Kobtnson, Molier, Sterling and Coughlia formed the committee on mines and mining laws. LI HUNG CHANG VISITS GLADSTONE Hawardsa. Eleventh Day in Mem- ory of the Peaceful Jade Only here, in tho home of Ihe great- est living Englishman, havo I found real rest since leaving the boat at Dover.-Here I have enjoyed for a day such a rest fls'I have not known since bidding good-bye to China, for It Is a pleasurable rest lo see and know Ibis 'Grand Old -Man.' It is delight- ful to learn hie thoughts and to see things of (he world as he sees them. It is tuo .'highest prize of public ser- vice to bo .able to retiro to'such a home -life as is' his, amid the respect of the world, and the love and admir- ation of his countrymen. If 1 could be any'other person than ,L. 'Hung Chang. I should want to be William 'Ewart Gladstone, Ihe Grand Old Man of England. A Gladstone met me at the hand- some green-covered station upon my arrival. A great crowd of his coun- try-people were there, and hats were raised and handkerchiefs fluttered while bur party dosceuded from the train. Then there was long and hearty applause as we shook hands, both of us bareheaded. 1 do not know- when before, In public, 1 have been seen without a head covering." The Viceroy on a later date gives a list of the different personages in Knslaud who he thought might bo of- feuded because ho had chosen, to fio "of his o'.vn will" to visit Gladstone at luwarden, while ueglectlofi .to ac- cept the many other 'urgent invita- tions to prominent bouses. "What bad these other people to of- fer ho asks. "I hiJ never heard of them, any of tuetii, and what should J he spending my Mine with thetn for? Tho Queeu. Her Majesty Victoria, oJ England suJ Ire- land and India, her son', who will bo King. Mr. Gladstone, Mr. Morley, Lord Tennyson, ana the Hous- es of were what in- terested me iu England and tho ships." Stiil coutlnuius UIs uarrallve at Ha- warden, r "Mr. Gladstone and myself, nccr.m- panied'only- by Long-ll and Bruce (In- terpreters and took a long stroll over, his .estate, aiiu talked of many ma'tters removed from state affairs. I was surprised how well he kucw-my life, .end he expressed the same feeling when him that which, I knew regarding -himself. He spoke about the Qiieen, about Indian affairs and of Homo Rule for Ireland; (and 1 was certain that ho hoped to see lhat unhappy country governed better. "He pointed out some tree-stumps to me. It.amused me very much, and 1 told him I would like to seo liiui strike a blow. So ho took ROBERT UNDERWOOD JOHNSON American Ambassador to Italy, who was instructed to attend the San llerao but us an onlooVer only down a I told him I had a lime when 1 was a boy, but that like many other boyish liabits, I haj] outgrown (his'one also. 13ul he want ed me to try and I did. However, il was awkward work, tor the handle of the instrument. caught in my Eleevo and I nearly cuf oft my tho "Memoirs of 1.1 Hua'g Chang." BOARDS OF TRADE SEEK MONEY FOR NEW HOUSES REGIN'A, Sask, April sentatives of Saskatchewan boards o trade wailed on Premier Martin and other members .of the Saskatchewan government this afternoon to urge the government to lend monies to municipalities under the- houslnj scheme act. The delegalion called on up the iuslruuient for culling: and j the government following a meeting made several ftreat dents in one of i at which a resolution calling upon the the trees. Tlicn he turned to me and government .to take up tho scheme said: 'Lord Li, did you r ever was unanimously passed. We Are Agents for the VICTROLA and VICTOR RECORDS Large Stock of Both from which to Select Mason Risch, Limited ALBERTA ECORDS OUT TO appeal to you. Jlusicof the kind you like best to in your own home once you have Dilly.Murnr'i Milody M-n Mjlllc WJtFiw Tro. Red Seal Records dc laTouralne Sonj Without Word. (Violin) 1.0. 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