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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNKSDAY. MAY 28. Vim LETHBHinGR HERALD PAC.K NINE Extract 1'rom Strikers' Bulletin And Statement by Senator llobeilsoo Tell of It What's all lals strike about. Tbero is no qa.iUoa heard on the .In-eta these iliva'niore frequently, not even enoulrlas nrophets as going to n Fvcrybofly knows In a hazy '-_. thai tho union ijen In "Winnipeg have soiso principle tor which Ihey are, ine lor which Union men In I-ethbriOge nnd other bides ,la tha west darlng themselves In lavor ot a sym- pathetic strike. What'Is thai, prin- ciple? News reports and local labor men llate that Uie principle Is that of col- lecllvo baiealnlug. It 1. the right of B labor union to bargain collectively Kith an employer or employers lor a contract lor their craft covering vice working conditions? IB that tha principle for-which Winnipeg and other union men are striking? That Is what the public wants to know. The following Is from tile Western Labor News, Strike Bulletin No. 4 published by Ihe central strike coin- mlttee In Winnipeg. and ol th. Metal Ur, Trades Council dltpuU lo tho case o !h oiler large factor In the lh. denial of recosnlllon ol Ibe union rk council metal trades work have same (actors es be- fore; and one new factor. Here the demands are lor Increa sbort.r hour. an4 lor th right ot labor 1 form Its own eUectlve orranliMlonj Their Wage Demand That Ihelr demand, are rea giblt Is dorabnitraled by Ibe fact uiat they aro a.klns that they b. paid a similar .to that paid on the railways lor .Imllar work under the McAdoo award. Their argument In tbli regard Is that a wage died and ajreed upon by i commission In the U. S. and Canada tor the motal trade .work at lb.i rail- is rt !h.rr .raVAXirruS sf wavs lo Ihe men who do similar work. Demand For R.duced Their demand lor'a reduction ol hours Irom ten to nine la In agreement will! dteMow by'all Ihe Allied al the Par's Peaca table. These government. flgried th. that Include. day. In addition, ther. trades bascd_on the CARDSTON MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL SCHEME ore thousands 'ot .cheauies m Notice lo Katepayeis lKiei uaacd._on In accordance rrllh tho lennE Of the u Is Iha standard for ..M Municipal Hospital Act, petitions wcro over received on: July 25lh by the Minis- There Is a. demand Ju tcr of Health at.Edmonlon'asking for hour day -tor miners, And that Ihc creation of a .Municipal Hospital demand found a respon.o al the Ihn territory de- reference In Calgary a District :lnc llrae-ago. But (he. short ol the Tlbed time'ago. uut toraplylng wllh tnjse petitions, (he mcn not six hour oay Minister ol Health cslabllshed asked lo be placed on a Cardslon 'Jjunlclpal Hospital District ,eTel wilh the millions ol worker, in 9ti Vnllnn-lnp Ihn establish- on July 23. on uy own incnl ol (he DIstrlcl. the Municipal Council: In Uio salrl plstnct, In accord- once wllh Lhc tcrtna ol -llio Act, duly- a- Beard.. to ;pre-. pare a schemo' for' the building, ana operatlngVof.'a' h'oEpllal. ln..lhe said' district. Tho. Doard- met and-- pre-, pared the ache'mtf outlined beloTf. This othe "emp'l'oyen, relu.ed point Te mpo lo even nfscus, an .Ighl hour d.j- thei r' offered an nine hour day lo their would not In any war open up rioiotlatlons on the eight hour basis. Recogniliori ef'Unlorn, Their turtii.r demanQ U .the recog-. ltlohiol their unions on Trade! .and Labor. Council Bre Iher in the, Iti losiniai aa iu (ii) Town ol Cardslon. 'Improvemeiit'Dislrlcl (c) Improvepicnt District No. 0. (d) Muiiicipal District No. 10 i of Walcrton niverl. (e) Improvement District No. 38.) town.ii.lp 6, llange 24, cast bl Si! The hosfillai. scheme submllle'd by the btMrtl'upon which'.-the Hate-payers, will bo Is as lollowa: 1. To purchase Iho already existing Cnrdston Hospital Irqm ihe Cardslon Hospllol, Limited, for tho sum of fo Include land, building.and equipment; ahil'fo Improve ajme lo mcet-llfo rccjulreiiTeriis of.lhe .illslrlct. 2. The ot the hospital, la be In llie'towri bl'Cardstoh. 3. .To supplement Hie. rm'cnuo de American reaeniiiuu- in Britain the Parliamentary tee ol the Trades Congress. Yet Mr Deacou, speaking before "'.f'1 Commission; and his compatriots, Bar md Warren, at various times aud Iho (laud thai labor bs .lit in oreaniie, and they reluf union they form "I wish I could 1U SUppluylelll rived ftom laialjou by a schedule of fcea. .as under: Bona fide ratepayers nnd members ol his or.her-lamlly and female do- mestic help, 11.00 per hospital day. j All resident' rum-rnlopiyors upon Iho c- paymcnt'of Ihe sum 'ol 'J-I.SO lo the ag hospital' board niihln llirce 'months from the. dale ol, adoption of Ibis f9 o" ninny times I day of JIarcli, shall: be cnlltled and misery I to the same, rale per hosfllUil day as could OppraUng room Tree lo ralepbycrs; and-resident non-ralcpay- Couldn't Lilt An Arm or Leo From Rertorea Health many lives at 417 Bnat Wash., a days i .11 >ho 0 n'euinallsm Just lha he continued, "anc lavo been In such pain racpycrs; an' era amounl. Non- hospllal dny. Op- erating room charges, JJ.OO lor minor, erauug ruuu, uiiAiaya, ,v, anil lor major opertlloils. -I. To create debenture Indebtedness of ten-year debentures; IntercBt ii. To repay 10% prln- pal and In'le'rSsl 3Gr V I w wmn I nnd end II all. Mr Imdy was racked wllh pain over, somcllmes my feet would swell on ii To repay irenurea prn Upal each Vcai'wltli.accrued Inlereat eniial''annual, p'aymenls ol prlncl pal and IniVrt.l.. TIEVENOB: Hospital IccVIrom piitlcnls..? Collccllori 'Ifom 'non grant 600.00 t BSTIMATKD EXPBNniTUIlKS: ......I Debcnturoi Intereil Drugs and tlrcislncs Full snd llghl Iccrclnry's salary, slallontry, _ oic. lank (merest )rganfznllpn expenses nsurnfice of laxea 876.00 400.00 "250.00 550.00 200.00 500.00 250.00 over, somuuiii" ,_ so bad I couldn't get. my shoes on Tho swelling would come EO suddenly In my leol at .Umes that would have to cut, the, IrlngsIn my I i get them off real warilaron'my hack for two or three moiilha on, a. .trelch. and couldn't raise an arm or leg all qtir- Ing lhal time, linn even' part ol my body just nchcd wilt pain all bo limo 1 weni Mter night wl h- out' a mlnule'B Just hail lo thcro nnd suiter. "I Irlcd everything I could gel my hands on.'lhlnklng I would gel some- hlng alter a while lhal would do mo ome good, ,but nothing seemed to ,elp mo much.. I thought n change might, do ma lomc good, so I camo lo Tocotna a abort time ago, nnd when I got here heard many good _j''J__. and I (hhlltnt The they have been irllllng to o Is lo meet a cornm'ltee of Ibeir uieu Thla. provided they have no onnectloa with Ihrf Traileu L'slon Mbvemenl. Ilarrett aud and Warren meet and plan ul Ihls rlsbt U denied their employ- ei They can form lleir isiocjatlous xllh Ihe Winnipeg Doard ol Trade. ,lth the Canadian Manulacturen As- oclallon, etc., but Labor has no Igbt And It U forms eucb unions, he members are dismissed al Ihe first opportunity. Pifcce Table Terma Support Striken lomo should leel that we do not state (airly Ihe portion when we .ay that certsln things I-IVB been oinlisd by Ihe Paris Peace Conlerenca we quote their nine demands which roczlred the signatures ot all the governments concerned. Sir lloberl Uorden .Igned the agreeQent lor Cau- ida. "The Commission on International Labor Legislation Issued the full text of their "n Friday last. It Is m-opo'ed lhal the following nine clauses be Inserted In the Peace Treaty aa embodying the Ideals ot or- ganlied Labor throughout lha world: 1 In right and In fact Ihe labor of a human being should not be Ireated a, merchandise or an article of com- merce. t Employers and workers should be allowed the right ot a.ioclallon for all lawlul purpose.. 3. No child should bt permitted lo be employed In Industry or commerce before the age of H years. In order that every child may be ensured reas onable opportunities for mental and physical education. Between Ibo year, of H and IS young persons ol either SEX may only be employed on work which Is not harmlul to their phy.lca development, and on condition that Ino continuation ol their technical or gen eral education Is ensured. t. Every worker hns a right lo adequate to maintain a reason able llandard ol life having regard t the civilization ol his lime aod coun try. i Eqnal pay should be Eiveii worn en and to men tor work of equal valu In quantity and quality. 6. A weekly rest, including Snnda or Its'equivalent, lor all workers. 7 Limitations of Ihe hours of wor In Induslry on the basis ol eight hou a day or 48 hours a week, subject an exception (or countries In whlc climatic conditions, the Imperlect d velopment ot Industrial organliatio or other special circumstances, rend, er the Industrial efficiency ol the work-, era substantially different. .The Inter-: national Labor- Conference' -will Tecom: tra-d a basis approilmately equivalent q'tie above for'adoption', in sliott quntries: J 5 in all matters.conce.nilng -their tnius foreign workmen 16 heir families, should bij.ensured.the c.o .'FlofCTCeVlJlirk'.ol .'Tttiiiarney, Ihe su'm'rher moaiii'lP Norwegian meet ho 1 UTllUIl DUILUUB u-i iii vi i caustic remarks, but .no disturbance of a serious nature took place. There has been a feeling that so far as local issues ol Ihe Winnipeg strike are concerned, Ihe lest_ ol strength and control might noi place until the street cars -were put Into service. Mayor' Cray said to- day that he hoped to have cars run lorweglan iuue. -uu home ,ot John- .-Krokor dan T Friday, June A UMDW3 w III 6th''-forHhe' beneriCfW BAsiT-baJfibal1 KW ;-5 and C o'clock-.ifrThe even 'iM-lss Doris Burch spent a lew days viilting In Burden last, week, hlrs: 'John Currle-irelurned trom 1X13- Moines, Iowa} Wednesday, hav rtg received n telegram ot her molh- north east of town, Bold ay a e. ning tomorrow and that he was "go Ing to keep them running." 1 Toronto May Strike TOnONTO, Ont., May earlv (his morning from the meetin called by Toronto labor unions to vote on'a eeneral walkout in sym- pathy wllh slriklnp. metal workers were lo the elfect that the voto -was heavily in favor of Ihe strike The meeting still was In tession at .30 Olslrlliutlo.h.of napltnl ,intl malnton nnce expenditure: j 'mproveniont'DlBlrlct-No, S.SSI1.S5 mproromonl [ilJilrlct S'of n. mprovomtnt Dlnlrlct No. M free pa.i. of C'nrdilon Id.y I.H9.H many Tanlnc had (tone (hem, .and I houghi 1 would try 11 out It began lo overcome right am pracllcally Irom those terrible now, nnd swelling la. a of Iho and In (act, til lourleen years of mUerr J" bo over. 1 aleoj> like og and am galnlne both In weight arid .trengll, over? day. 1 never lose a minute ?rom my work now, put In full time every day, and Jusl feelgood all tho lime It sure IB grcal to be In such (Ino shape, after (otirlcen years ol agony 1 don't Ihero Is an- other mi-'llclno In Ibo world equal to Tanlflc Is- sold in Lcthhrldgo 00.. In Hcil- clilf iiy ii." Iliiil. V Coallmrsl by Dlniuond Drua Slnllonrry store. Sunday June has been chosen for special services ot the U. F. A. In Wlnnllred Rev Sibbald will preach beginning services at 7 o'clock O 'OF. hall. Everybody cordially Invtt local Missionary Society meet Saturday, -May 31, at the homo relumed Irom last Saturday, May IT. He left u-lth me U5th Uallallon. Sever re- wound and Is looking line, returned since Iho war end- nnd daugnlera did all the 61 mother and sister, Mrs Minnie Blevfns, returned lo Lincoln, ''.TRANSPORTS ARRIVING -'4j.' u tf The' Iransfiori "tlc'e'lnft Is ex- tf peeled lo arrive tonight Irom England and dock tomorrow morning and tha Carman.a, 4 also with troops early tomor- o row. On the latter ship, ac- cording to wireless advices re- A ceivcd Iron! her, tiro 'units Including Ibe Fort Garry Horse Iho Strathcona :Hu7.e." NtTtf c.kei. Jnil open spout aotoufiomis Avoid Snuf Acid Heartburn, O.i on Stomach, Elc. Indigestion and practically at ol stomach trouble, say medical nu- thorllles, are duo nine times out o en lo an excess of hydrochlorlo acid in the stomach. Chronle acid slom ach" is exceedingly dangerous nnd BUllerers should do cither one ol two IF STATELY DIGNITY l> your diolce' for 'n tflonlimenl wo arc ready lo submit a variety ol designs, i Ltthbridpe MonumenU) Works --8lh l, Soulh, R. Needs,