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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta AltA lAifURbAVv WAV. WWESFERN STOd The: World Labor The attention of maa j The mouthpiece; of William J. Dry- union or otherwise, should be drawn an declares that John Mitchell, ex- to the letter publistad ia the Herald from its Tabar correspondent Saturday. With that letter I heart- ily agree, and for the benefit of those who did not read it, I append that part of the letter dealing with the question of the employment of Japs, by the C.P.B. at Tabw: Sir: Are the-C. P. R.Ho be con- gratulaled for their great philanthropy in importing over 70 for thc re- pairing of their line We drew attention on Monday last to the im- portation, to Raymond of about -the. same number, Surely- there are more than sufficient of the. .white race in the country anxious and willing to work and not able to get it. Every dollar earned by the white man U spent in the thereby, helping to build it up and making it pros- perous, whiUt in the other case: nine- ty-nine per cent, leaves it. Leather medals should be struck with the (stamp of the "Rising-Sun" on it and presented to each one of the direct- ors in grateful recognition of the help they are giving their own countrymen. No doubt the company has done good for the country but if they have they got large concessions- from gov- ernment in grants of large tracts of land which has reaped for them a great golden harvest and a thousand per cent, more than they have given or will-give to the community. They should remember that this is a white man's country and that it is the white rreeideat of- the United Miue Work- of America is the' strongest man the Democrats can nominate for Vice President. Out of the short list of six for this position John Mitchell GROWERS MEET AT THE HAT lauded as the strongest. In my opin-i ion, not only is be the strongest for would be the best President. At the annual meeting of the West- ern Stock Growers' Association at Medicine Hat, the officers olectod were: Huckvale (re elected.) 1st Vice Lane The man who- condemns- labor un- ions and contends that such are mere ly for the boosting up oi the. '-wage scale, and who still further contends that the guiding spirit of is dying fast. and vain 15 lory Let that man Uin following, and if he has. one ounce of common sense in his cranium ha will go into the backyard and kick him- self in sixteen different places. Listen: "A Typographical Union recently established a live day law. This that no member of the union shall work more than- five days in -niy week while others of his union bro- thers are unemployed and .villing to work; The situation holder must ap- portion a sixth part of his ity to the certain day to his own choosing, to some brother. M'orkman who is not fortumito en- ough to have at his command the privilege of a job." run high at the action of this company, as regards the labor market, which is spreading throughout the land and j L j I little time day must come and perhaps sooner than: expected when the directorate'of and a little will pay some attention to the will on the subject the people. How does that strike the apostles of an open shop who are forever as- serting that the trade union is a trust and has no other object than of boosting up thc wage scale. A to the principles rent use .the-minds of many people, and Had the C.P.R.. Leth- bridge for white men.. to repair this line, I am satisfied that they would have secured the requisite number from the ranks of the unemployed in this city. will convinze them that the of the union IE not selfishnesg, but is the old familiar.. greatest good for the greatest number for the greatest length of time. The local printers' union of Reghi; has been successful in negotiating: 2nd Vice E. Cross. River, Messrs, iurns and Hull; Lt-tbbridge, Messrs. Harris and A. J. McLeaa; Sheep Mr. Lincham; High iiver, Mcsrs Eckart and J. H, Brown; Medicine Hat, Mesrs A. P. Day and E. Margesson; Pincher Creek, Messrs. Hatfield and Maunsell; Wil- ow Crwk, Messrs. Ward and A. B. McDonald; Maple Creek, A. J. Day and D. J. In the roport of the Board of Man- the following appeared: At the last annual meeting some were expressed that it was the intention of the .Provincial Govern- ment of Alberta and Saskatchewan to levy a new land tax of 1 1-4 cents per aero on all land outside of existing school districts. A strong r.so'.ution protesting against this course was adopted- but had no effect as later on in the year the tax was instituted This action struck such a serious blow to leaseholders that it was de termined to circulate a petition point ing out the injustice of the tax anc the burdensome addition it woulc prove to the expenses of the cattlvould be required; He could on behalf of the, Government, careful consideration and he had no doubt that they would be able to alleviate the hardships which existed. Tht Wolf Bounty Moved by E. H. Maunsell, seconded by H'. M. Hatfield, "Whereas, this Association has noted with regret that the wolf bounty which has been in continual existence for the last ten years under the administration of this Association and which was taken over by .the Alberta government hag been withdrawn, therefore, be it re- solved that in the opinion of this Association there is. grave danger tliat the excellent results' that have been obtained by the continuous payament of this bounty, during the last ten years will be greatly removed. There- fore be it resolved that tin- wolf boun- ty formerly paid for wolves be. re in- troduced, viz., on grown wolves and on pups. And we would sug- gest that the bounty payable on wolves be divided "into coyote and wolf bounti s and a separate amoun be credited to each -fund so thai there shall be no danger of the wol bounty fund being swamped by the coyote bounty The Wolf question, President vale said, was a serious consideration with the farmer as well as the ranch- er and it was estimated that each WANTED A SMART BOY to wait at table at fhe Hub at night. Must be reliable. Vpply in the morning from 10 to 12, or at night from 10 to 12. WANTED Several trains, breaking outfit, to do Breaking, by the acre. Apply at once to The 0. W. Kerr Co., Southard Block. 386 Herald Market Harp I MUG ym hive asytiiaf itjILtf to rest state it is ibis csfattM. ii wilt aiytaiaf MM tUf 25c t tor SI MUSICAL Miss Cissie Simm, contralto, of the principal English ant] Scotch con- certs, is open to receive engagements for concerts, parties, etc. For terms and testimonials, apply by letter. city. 34-6 FOR SALE MUST House in North Ward, 5 rooms; neat, new, rented at month; mortgage can run 3 years; balance wanted in cash to pay second mortgage due in June. Price Cash, Apply Hatch Coons, Oliver Block. 35-6 DRESS MAKING Simm, dress and costume Miss maker. Orders promptly: attended, to. North Ward. 38-6 SERVANT WANTED General servant wanted. Good wages. Apply- Mrs. W. A. Buchanan, Dufforin St. 138-2 seavANTr WANTED Wanted general servant. Apply to Mrs. -W.< Henderson, London Road. 380 FOR SALE Full size banjo by Lilly Birming- England. Splendid1 tone, with solid leather case. Apply-Box H. 382 FURNISHED ROOM TO RENT Southwest, corner Bompas.and Smith street, 3 minutos from post office. WANTED WELL DRILL wanted at once to Coil mining rifbts of the Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, the North-Weat Territories and'.British Colunroia, may be leased tor a term of twenty-one years at. ao auuual rental of f 1 an acre Nor more than acres wili be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must be made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights ap- plied for are situated. In surveyed, territory vhe Und must be described by sections, or gal subdivisions of sections, aod w unsurveyed territory the tract appli- ed for shall be staked out. Each application must be, accom- panied by a fee of which will bo rofu'ided if the rights applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the aier- put down well northeast of Leth- tlliantahle output of the mine at the bridge. The 0. W. Kerr Co., South- ard Block, Lethbridge, Alberta. 128-0 BOARDING HOUSE Mrs. T. W. Hanrahan has opened u boarding house at 416 Round street and is ready to take roomers and boarders by the day or week. 31-26 known local Man to buy Butter, and Eggs, and sell Cheese on commis- sion. Only a business getter considered. Reply Box No. G., rate of five cents per ton. Kvery hwiee of coal mining righU which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lesee maj-. be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be, con- sidered necessary for the working o! tiie mine at the rate of flu an sere.. For full information application .shou'd be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands. W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. work for, and these are being added per week.-.. This: concession i and only yesterday we were informed to daily. To show that this is so, here is a query which was asked- by several newcomers.on Wednesday. "Is the work on the new school to start There is an old motto that bad hews travels quickly, but if-that were was made by the employing printers! by the Minister of Agriculture that of the city without dispute and it is a subject for congratulation that the. feelings existing between employer and employee are of the most frieod- ly nature. Hi. P. Pettipiecc has_ taken over the so, I should, have thought the of <-he editorial, circulation, that we have hundreds out of-work 11CWS antl correspondence, columns of would have scared -away any new comers. The press is undoubtedly a tho .Vancouver Trades JJnionist. "Parm" is one of the hardest work- mighty organ, but in the future jers in the cause in the West. He is booSLhig of a building boom I would Western' Organizer for the Typogra- suggcst that a.note be added stating that there is plenty of unemployed-in the city, awl thus, prevent people coming here with the hope of striking a situation. While on this topic I extend the glad hand to the School Board trust- ees for the hearty manner in which they handled the communication from the Trades and Labor. Council, who wrote and asked them that in the event that outsiders secured the con- tracts that the local fair wage sche- dule lie inserted in the contract. As the contracts have all: gone to local men this was unnecessary, but ft is indeed pleasing to note that this would have been attended .to had tne_ contracts gone away from.the city. As a result of their interviews with the drug store.merchants of the'city, the Retail Clerks' Protective Associa- tion have succeeded in finding- one gentleman to agree to sell nothing after 6 p. m. but drags- Well, cheer up, Messrs. Scott and Ilaldry, wfcen the names of the two merchants who refuse, become known to the thousand union men in the city, there will: be no question where the trade will go. The council rescinded the amend- ment to the early closing bylaw ex- empting the stationers, and in giving the bylaw its final reading inserted June 1st as the date for its coming into force. The earth wobbled very little a short time ago, hut when this becomes known I am afraid there will a slight earthquake. phical- union and also Western Cana- da Organizer for the Dominion Trades and Labor Congress. Typographical Union cast their ballots for officers of the Inter- national Union this week.- Good ma- jorities were given Lynch for presl- BALED HAY Baled hay for -sale. Apply Frame, 521 Round St. 139-1- it had been decided to reduce the Lo- cal Improvement Tax to 34 of a cent per acre and Tax to 1-2; cent per acre, making the total 1 1 4 cents, instead of 2 1-2 cents, as originally contemplated. At the last meeting Dr. Rutherford, the Live Stock Commissioner for the Dominion, was present, and consulted with the Association as to the brst manner of proceeding with the mange question, and the conclusion was ar- rived at, that instead of dipping as in formnr years between the 1st of September and loth of October, it should commence on the 15th June and be finished by the 1st August. This was the system carried out. This year- we understand that the whole system heretofore in force .in regard to dipping for the mange will be Hayes for vice-president and somewhat modified. Instead of every- Bramwood for secretary. A. plumper was given Frank Morrison an old time -printer, as delegate to the Am- erican Federation of Labor. J. A. Kinney, who for some time has- been actively engaged in organ- ization work ,in Edmonton on behalf of carpenters, has been commissioned by ther gen- eral president; Wm. D. Huber, as organizer for Western Canada with office at Calgary. At a meet- ing-in the. latter city on Sunday one being required to dip, only those whose herds show signs of the disease will be obliged to treat- their cattle. Tn addition to this it is the intention of the Live Stock Commissioner's of- fice to carry on an educational cam- paign amongst the ranchers and THe v: Star night, Mr.- Kinney. spoke at some length, explaining thc necti of thor- ough organization among the carpenters, pointing out the fact that fewer trade disputes take place in a city where the crafts are fully or- ganized and working under agree- ments than where the matter of wag- es and hours are an open question. Thc Brotherhood of Carpenters is one of the strongest trade organizations in existence, numbering now over members. George T. English, of the Port Ar- thur Typographical Union wiii be a candidate in the Provincial elections. That's true religion, George, and I hope you will be successful. The Legislative Committee of the Trades and Labor Council will meet in the Labor Temple on Sunday af- ternoon at 2 o'clock. farmers of those districts which come within the quarantined area in the hope that-an-intelligent idea of what the mange is and what damage it will affect if not treated, will become generally spread abroad. A Hide Ordinance Tt was moved by Howell Harris seconded by A. J. Day: Whereas there is no check at present upon the brands ot cattle killed at slaughter houses this Association urges most emphatically upon the government the urgent need there exists for the en- cost the. country from to a year to feed. Thc Associa- tion had started out by paying the bounty out of its-own pockets-Final; ly the old Tiritorial Government saw the wisdom of the bounty and paid half the amount. Then they under- took .to pay it all.. Tho other-day-he had personally paid a man for killing fourteen wolf imps and it "was. cheap at that as at a very low esti- mate these pups would-have increased to one. hundred in number in three years. If it cost apkce to keep them it f was easy to estimate, what figures -the; sum would run into. The Association: was not strong enough to pay the. wolf the whole country, and even at the figure paid by the government men could not de- vote their time to wolf hunting and nake it pay. Fortunately, however, there were enough men public spirit: ed enough to double the bounty, and so make the inducement.. sufficient for the purpose. In he asked that consideration be given the matter of dividing the bounty between the coyotes and wolves, so former would not swamp the. latter. The coyotes in his opinion, did not do one-hundredth part of the damage Mr. Billie Sharratt Ventriloquist aricl Mimic At liberty for Smoking Concerts, Ventriloquism taught ACCOUNTS COLLECTED If you have aii account which you failed to collect, leave it with me. I willget it for you, Give me a call. E. T. McGregor, office P. 0. Block. 134 6 MULES FOR SALE 6 large mules, weight Ibs. to !bs., extra good. G. W. Heathe- shaw, Magrath. 33-6 The Leth bridge pub lie and the travelling public to know the done by wolves. He knew a small rancher last winter who lost 22 out 150 head by very serious 10SS. The Premier, rising, remarked that it was not ni-c.-ssary to have fur- tlur discussion on the-question. Last season the government had set aside for wolf bounty. This was largp sum, but in three months it had huen exhausted topethor with a large additional sum. However, as soon as he returned to Kdmonton hekwoul( .confer with his conferoa and woulc action of-a "hide ordinance." We I see that tho bounty was renewed HOW ARE YOU OFF FOR We hare an immente atock in Squares and Rugi, all this Spring's goods, and to introduce theae new goods we are having an introduction sale It's your opportunity to brighten your home at thc tmalkvt powible expense, BUY TODAY Turpi would point out that such a law mak- ing it compulsory for all. hides to be inspected before being shipped out of the country was formerly in .ex- istence in the North Territories and has been adopted by the Sas- katchewan government. We would re- spectfully request that a law be en- acted making it compulsory that bc- forfe any hides are sold or shipped they shall be inspected and recorded and we would suggest that if such a law is not applicable to the whole pro- vince it shall be made so that those parts particular And we would further suggest that, it be made ilegal for any other man than a butcher to sell beef without first .producing thc hide for inspection to an inspector. Premier Rutherford, who was pres- ent said that the resolution contained suggestions which would meet with the approval of certain momtK-rs in a prescribed area. He sugg.sted that the Association mention the area to be covered and outline a scheme where- by the Government could carry out the suggestions. He had not thought that there was much cattle stealing going on, as thc heavy sentonres im- posed by the Chief Justice was sup- pos d to have stamped it out. He had not known of much thieving ini the central and northern parts bwt could sec the hardship which fell on the large rancher in Southern Al- borta. Consequently, if the mpmb TS did not see fit to enact legislation to The chairman had made it clear tha it was desirable to have the wolf anc coyote bounties divided. This; woul be clone. As far as he was eoncernec tho request embodied in the rosolu Hion would bo granted. L. M. JOHNSTOMI Barrister and Solicitor Office adjoining Union is as clean and "up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alberta, cind that strictly white help is Charges moderate Specials Tonight Spring Chicken Strawberries and Cream WANTED contracts for put- ting down water wells. New rig ca- pable, of going 500 feet if necessary. Address J. Bell, Bowvillo, Alta. 34-6 WANTED All kinds of farm and city proper- ty for sale. I have purchasers for a iiumber of good propositions. List your property with-E. T. McGregor Office, P. 0. Block. 34-6 FOR SALE A snap in a dwelling hoxise close in to business part oi city, terms ex ,ceptionally easy. Apply to E. T. Me Oregor. P. 0. Block. 34-6 Wholesale FARM PROPERTY INSURANCE Place your insurance with The Wa 'a Farmers' Mutual. Th cheapest farm property insurance in Canada. Apply E. T. McGregor, P. 0. Block. 134 6 YNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- Auy even numbered section of Do- tiinion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- and Alberta, excepting 8 and :8, not reserved, may be homestead- by any person who is the sole head if a family, or any male over 18 years age, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 ncres more or less. for entry must be made in person" by the applicant at a Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency for the district in which the, land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how- ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son, clutighter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The hoiHccteador. is required to per- form the homestead duties under one FOR SALE tam of heavy draft horses, 312 inch Winona wagon, 15 double disc Massey-Harris seeder, one, Bell City plow, 14 inch- McCormack xlisc. Apply N. H. Murray, Box 495, Lcthbridge. 1346 r if A u lib AIV Snccesaor to M. E. RO5T P.O. FOR SALE 5 room cottage and 2 lots on Hound St., cash, will give for balance. Apply H. Mac of the following plans: (1) At least six- months' residence- upon and cultivation of the land in. each year for threr years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence ditties by living on farming land owned solely hy him, noi han eighty (80) in extent, in he vicinity of his homestead. Joint of land will not meet this equirement. (3) ff the father (or mother, if the 'ather is deceased) of a homesteader iaa permanent residence on farming. ;ind owned solely by him, not less ihan eighty (80) acres in extent, in the vicinity of the or up-, on a homestead entered for by him in the ricinity, such homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with t.he.father (or (4) The term "vicinity" in the two proceeding, paragraphs is denned aa belli Agency, Post Office Block. 36-6 GENERAL CLEANING Chimneys swept, carp.t laying anc .general house and yard repairs. Stric attention to orders. D. Cameron, P 0. Box, 548, City. 135 Bmok. let BaytDi trtri Good accommodation for the travelling pnblic. JOHN WHITESEL. Proprietor Livery in con- nection FbneerlM IS ON THE MARKET All Orders Strictly Attended to Cash Must be Paid on Delivery frop. WANTED Wanted, two hundred acres of prai- rie broken at once, part close in. Ap- ply to Box 427, I.ethbridgc, Alta. 36-G WANTED TO RENT Rooms or small house, furnished or.imfurnished. J. W. S., P. 0. Box 291. 136-6 me'aning not more than nine miles in. a direct line, exclusive of the width' of road allowances crossed in the measurement. (5) A homesteader intending to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living with parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner ol Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W; V. CORY. Deputy of thc Minister of the Interior. ROOMS FOR RENT Large, airy rr-oms for rent; bath, c.: quite private. Now Hill Block, Crabb St. entrance. Mrs. Owen.' 136-6 publication o! this advertisement will not be paid lor. ma lira HIKK Shtrt Oritr Between Heals CAKKOLL DOYLE Coal, Ice and WetUra Transfer Co. LONG Office opposite Balmoral TELEPHONE e3 ROOMS TO RENT Two Furnished rooms, modern con- veniences, gentlemen only. Apply convr Glyn and Courtland streets. TENDERS SEALED TENDERS will be receiv- ed by thr undovsigned until 5 o'clock p.m. Monday, May 25th, for an ad- ditional storey to the store of A. 1366 Macdonald Co. Each tender to be accompanied by a WANTED i certified cheque for 5 cent, on the At once for A client, a seven roomod! amount of tho tender as a guarantee house, close in to business part of i that thc Contractor will onter into a city, terms and price must bo roa-! satisfactory contract. The cheque to Apply to E. T. McGr bo made payable to A. 0. Block. 332 Co. The lowest or any tender not neces- NOTICE sarily accepted. TENDERS will bo received for the Plans and specifications on view at j cleaning of the streets of tho village i the Architect's offices, Southard JOE Stafford, up to May 29, Building. 'Chas. Peacock, Secretary-Treasurer. JAMES A. MACDONALD Architect. ;