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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta i V LETHBRIDGE AND TABER EVIDENCE of Coal CoaaiMioft VUwt of Witotuet Otjtet to Com Act Rvft of MUM BUM of The Con Commissions continued its Kitting in Ulhbridge to the end of the Tae two chief witnesses nger Canada West Coal anl Coke companys miite at dis criminated against union men and were sujwrintendent he supported in his con ten Lion of the Railway and Irriga by William They lxth de lion nkinc and gen clarexl thflt at a Unw wlien this coni manager of the sixnw pany were advertising for nvn they opposition to tho applied for asked fiiht hour bank to bank dnv and them iheir names Mini when told ho i compensationnet Ipnid ho did notnad His re The most important nnd interest fiisal to engage them they claimed itig witfioss of Thursday was siiperinlriulenl of Cittlt He was opposed to ihfl hour day and the ation Ife has heoti u mine man agor for twentyfive and dur ing his ton years he had only been one fatal Tho miiu iii present had iilen working imdcrground and was producing 000 tons of coal a though Uuivj had iKen titnes in the wan diw to their idemification with the Miller said a inan named IHshop had 1 eon working at this mine and was rea son was given and the lelief among the men vas that he was dismissed lui was a union These witnesses also contended that union vvore often put at work at which it was to living Miller said his wages for the lust twelve days in the Consolidated past when as high as MOOtons had j inine had been He never aver lieen Tho shortage in t he ages output wns due to the scarcity of They were prepared to take all the nuii they could Ttort was u scarcity of skilled nien time as many of tlum farm id in ilie The shortnge of last winter hail been attributed lo which had kept tons oil tho entirely opposed to the eiyht hour to Intnk Thoy wtiv now only getting eight hours actual work from their as it took nn hour to ifct into the minuand to work and an hour to With et hours act uftl Such a law would reduce the output us u When asked if they could not add a night Hatdie said it was pos sible but that it increase on cost a Murdotk said he an eight hour they would only all cllMgeucy supply of on His mine could not Ktockfliuch as the coal They migfcl safely three jor four months but beyond that the danger point was The coal had to beput under and even then it deter iorated in iis full He was en tirely opjKscd to a compensation act such as existed in British but would not object to the Nova Scotia which the miners and operators contributed to as acompensation An hour liw would incivase the cost of coal to the Every hour cut ofi meant a in product ion of 100 He contended a law would effect ininc to a far greater extent than any oL her mine in the ing to the time in entering the mine and leuung Jatterson member of the inter national board of the United Mine Workeis was an interested attendunl Hi todays sitting The comimission will likely conclude its session here Frank be next point The Coal commission finished hear ing the evidence of the coal miners jn the prairie country on Managor XaLsmith of tlie Call was a again aiwl his slatemenis are worth v of attention of all coal consumers and that is that it is imperative thai should purchase their coal in the as the mijies were a ways fully in the Jn reply to a question by Conmue sit ner Stockett he sakl his as with a domestic die not favor a coin penult ion act the ugh he admitted Calt com pany frequently allowed employees who were injmed their full or hall wages v hie away fiom for such A compensation law wo id d encourage to be He thought a fund contributed toby to piovide aid cases of uu ar accidents and sickness would be During the there were scv all tral spicy passages ctween Ilar lie nnd Commissioner Tne laiier When does your with tho mon cxphv We have no was the f understood you You understood At another period Haysonn Why had the mine here re fused me a whrn they wore tak to work all the I may have thought you looked suspicious replied You armd u lioth men maintained the ventila tion in the mine was Frequently they hadto liy off work owing to impure Chief Sifton advised the un ion to complain to the Inspector and he would visit the mine regu larly tmd ascertain the trouble and have it MilScr said lie had worked in mines in United States and The were much beticr than in Australia and who worked in the Constdidated complained of the the He said tors should be compelled to put in a He works at contract nnd he maintained ho could make as much in eight hears ae Uurdockj110 mncrs are not as careful wfts asked Do you think a com the as result of ours soil anything hut the lump our and it is die practice in many other is to nunke contracts for coal to le fore is paid for sts an inducement the minots to nuike as much coal By he letter olf we are better the run ol the mine system 6f 441 IK A weed which has not as yet obtained a viry hold in Province of but it is and asuilh olhir it is first appears thai best work can lie done towards keeping it under The folio wing Migges lions have IXKIJ y Ik Ailment of Agriculture at Kdmnn and ought 10 U helpful 10 aJl f aimers who happen lo have any of ibis uotovious on the In dealing with Canada thistle it ought to be not an annual cultivation will nethave the effect ou it thai iuiias ou plums such as that iL is and that ordinary most of the It is a niil and its roots liavo stoivd up ui Ihem the ncurifchment by means of which it is able to produce itsfluvcr in the following ily ihr timetins ife ateomplishwi and flowers are just beginning to in the roots has be pretty well exhausted and the plant levins to store up another sup ply of building material for next years and To do this it requiresthe help of given Lea VPS to the sap into tins nvucr iul and ujvon a knowledge of this fact lies the method of Cutting or even ploughing thistles when titey appear first in the spring or nuy time the Hower appeals is simply a mcunv of propo gating because where each pensAtion law would aftoct older and weaker men ira getting work and he replied There nrc jobs in mines men are as good as strong He an experienced man and never took chances in a was al vays very Murdoch stated his wages during the winter months did not a fort s Andrew a Scotchman of J4 years earns a day at the mine at He wants eight hour day and He complained of the ventilation of It was al ways good when the inspector came around and he suggested the in should not notify the opera lor he intended to visit a mine In that way he would be able to dis actual conditions at the m IHic men were afraid to re port to the for fear the operator would hear it dis tngo ofgood coal is considerably less scivenei coal As it slack that is after screening it is a complete as theie is no market for Thoy somo awny to local manufacturers in On the run of the mine hass tlKy would to pay for a great pert ion of and Naistnilh pointctl out that on know w all agitators to charie Wilson cl5eved a miner should paid for whatever he loads is cut off one or two mores will Branch and is abundance of nourishment ichiaining in theroots to enable two or bran u proluce loth flowers The Ixst thing to ki is to leave tltt thistles entirely alone in allowing them to till they are just coining into flower then cut them ami plow up the land a i onte and care being taken not to allow a sin gle green leaf no appear above the Miifuce if This leaves the roots in the jxsition ex uiiaMelovupenue and they therefore cannot buU or at most make a very feeble effort to send forth stem next If the patches closely watched ami this tieatment steadfastly carried out a year or there should net a great deal oi trouble from Canada This weed has been found growing out on the prairie where wind blown the lex 97 Summer tho screened coal basis a ton was while on run of mine it was he proved that more coal was on a screened coal than iim of He admttleI he did not 1 probably years ago from neglected corral or patch of thistles near any of these patches are ev ery fanner in his own defence and even ii thoy are on his own to it that they are not to t niust he renwm Know of any other mine in Canada that on a coaI The only other witness of the day xvns Bishop of Ho ij a union and for thatreason he he is not nble to get work at the time at that He for the Canada West thnt tho Canada thistle is like MINTXC on as far as he is con cerned he never loads anything hut j the best of Hardio declared that statistics j Joe 20 years a was proved con I nun ing to he one of the not satisfied with conditions at classes of The Western Canada Coal company miners was ftt He the in the mine heiii is f0 to degrees tho year would object to paying for as thpy would have to for a lot of smine is poor ly ventilated awl that a carload of powdvr is frequently left in the itis tnkrn out the in spector He claims Manager does not live up to his agree1 closed He wasnot ofFervd Coke company for leading cars for a nuin who hal the contract for that He says Manager lixon ordered tho contrac tor to dismiss No reason was TlMi contractor said he was with his Hiihop it was because he was a union man In another mine he was frozen being told to work as nn entrywhcre noolhor rccn were nskcd lo go and where not and the ventilation The roof a fewflays after fcj in and this entry has since the for its seeds need not of necessity sprout in fieldin which the paeent jKnt but may blown by the winds 10 miles ami the juoy very often be protecting himself as well his neighlors by dcstroyng odd bunch of Canada tlristlft out en the It is in suiting fromthe rejection of liir of that a little rolls Irish Council bill by the IVub Lawn Refrlgerators Screen Screen Windows Ice Cream Water Filters Ice carry the largest stock ever carried in Drop in A positive pleasure to show you G VROOMAN HILL Mav situation re work countsanti it will every farmer to rfnieniler this ho cr i such i system was introduced ment wilh the If he makes ny otherpart of the He was also discharged trom another mine ami no reason was He hlnnxsl the action the opera tors towttrds him on account of his way they would lover wagos of the a with us and finds it docs not twenty cent to suit he breaks If we paying on the lion him we are is the coal basis men were careful to keep he put out the Three nonunion John Craigg and Qikcn employed in tin for 21 yoars physic his land or oiit on the lin convention continues to le tic uppermost topic of discussion poll Boya North West Mounted HORSES will purchased for the fit As forccastel in these the pi ices on the dates named measure is in its death and it is I elieved in that as a result prolonged cahinet nwtiug today premier fonnjilly performed S the obsequies on i Bound up the fate of nMIs bill is the future of Sir An thonv Patrick undersec Mvay IMIeu iM Firs Many a housekeeper packs away hor furs and woollens with fear and not knowing what may lie their condition they are un packed in In many there certainly is reason for this fear 1ICtary because the articles have not been to Maple June Medicine June June High June June Pincher June June June Descript ion of horses of Ire height FOR MAH T for the unfulfilhncnt of XlvSS to I JF moths or their activc connoction with tho j are leit in ihe foldexl articles Irish Prcm to any sound h sure to be a large colony of i Wh0m Utry arc nnd colour to miners at lfc Ielieved in ihe eight hour Andniv i that always j workel ten hours a day in gool This is olc but he said in ihe m ami ap tovtheir regular kind of work Mast two houis the did not jf closets i fteaivd In oin cut inaccord with ihr and the even tcmjcratur of the mine much work out of A man absi will eattheir hrough tho woollenand fur articles in On the other hand other receptacles arc to oust from office every means j must lw perfectly tn their It is an opon good short strorrg on other Sir Anthony and plenty of lvick jmnicrs is anxious to retire and it aiul vicious animals will not beac conditions Tiuy The last witness of the day was j could not work hard for ten hours a and skilled IVlcr general manager steadily in a He favored a absolutely thn i lrental with some and the are free ps practically certain that he has Saddle horses must IK rid tendered his It is known also that the government is anxious to retain in siervicc the un prob then receive an important den harness horses must be driv en for Signed EN PERRY May in would an had confiscated 500 or without but he said sheets or coi ton For advance in the price 600 tons of their coal insix months that if n compensation act had been lhfl to hung up the bugs are law in output of the mine in April had 1 In the operators wouldhavcl netter thaa Have rlic closccs J tild Queon did not IKJ purchawMl The daily iix compulsory Kuch mine put of the jiiine at present is Ixitwcen ought to lk allowed to its to 700 which is about the own As far as he knew A writer in the Woman tho normal sumiTXjr In the wini tells a devoted mothers The Irish Reform of which Lord Dumavcii is is worked to the disadvantage or tons and the had seen that plcntv of timber or boxes made clean as u i 11 ii the latest to Itrusn and shake Harig the sun for several If you atvcrsoly this nhaPPv UI At of this association held in i i L a that thero eggs compensation act worked satisfnctorJ tor it is as high as tons ofmeet ing who overheard ily in The three menspoke scrwncxl The consumption ofjof her protegesswearing on lhc 1 the Gait saying they last winter was double that of At nextmeet ing she expressed jcojlon fl wns rt declaring that hc measure nicies legislative alleging pin little of worked in a mine with more conveniences and It vas n very safe Working miners frmu Tober cd the coal commiesion on Friday ami nrgiHTl in favor of an eighthour law nnd a workmens com as much conl could be producotl in eight hairs as ten hecause the nwn would work A tenhour day dampened oil oi i not take into account the question of her imtSgmtion in unmeasured terms the joining of grent J i with oil of wit Ii previous while in favor of up she profKir observance of the posted herself to shake thinks that strict enforcement with the Tlie firsl j the Lords Day act will go was a woman never suspect cd off 15 of the cars required of foul with hot5 and i from the and mines I shail never i and woollen garments arc will be eompelled to close town on come Iteforc the lady had likc fun T anl stlrc that if l her another lhesc instructions ore no j if Id a of either or The Oflor cf oil relations or pretend to deal nnd it generally absolutely oil of then lino with When the box coyer on the rcrgular put auay in closet or stoiej Tlu was teaching ge n neighboring cities vou i the that they Pl of cars in on In your Chief Jus you vas Id Invn more The third I thinkyou Pupils onsr way Government of tkc Rrtvmce of TO NOTICE is given thnt ap NOTICE IS HEIIEBY GIVES tfiat nn of aduly hp pointexl fnspector of Steam Boilers for the Trovince of at garyf May ITth and Fire Hall High Jfny Astoria r Sample Nanton May Hotel Sample May May 31st 1incher Arlington Sample June and 1th Frank Hotel Sample Room June 7th and It Heading June Town June Cahonn Sample At i ncl for the purpose of giving engineers and apprentices nn opportunity of cpialifying for Certificate under the provisions of the Steam Boilers Application for examination should to the a bo vo named tor or to JOHN IKrpuly of Public Klmon plication will to thi Par of linuuint of next Sis sion for an Act to incorpor ate a Company to cailtnl The Vmpin Unilway Company with power o construct arailway from n on tho Boundary Line east of Cardston hi theProvinceof thence in a northerly direction through Leth bridge to Fort thence in a northweslorly direction assinjj at or near Fort to a point in the boundary HTO be txveon the Province of Hrilish Colum bia and Yukon Territory at or near Lower in the snid Prov Hritish thence in a name some rity n northwesterly direction through the way nfier a long pause ljit energy of the man too heavily Lice as a and a rail his rortdnan is H question of lack of bck of ami at end of eight hours working capncily had been Some the witnesses work eight think in nil it is a hours Iwnk to bank at present in question of Ther terminal fac Consolidatexl mine at The are also far replied act they lookexl upon mentioned the dif a protection to their interestsand fioully of getting cars ow nxintainefl that it workerl very thought that llxrc had isfactorily iu British Columbia more alarm than shortage Great of coal last an official of the Asked to his opinion about stor tinion at Tabor the ing Naismith said there Off in a fow days is quiot and the fourth remarked J Of it glad I didnt bring my Alice you soak me like cnme the Good tluvt this should The Maple ami retained in closets and and i Oil company of for 5his rensoii they must w closed j Maple has granted a 20 with Oil of co1ar mJdish year jWhisc by tho Town of smiles what to Hut appy staia which is to rc of Tanson Cily to n point on tho International between the Yukon Territory ami with further power to construct ami opor a branch line from a point nn the main line east of Victoria foi lowing generally the North Bank of the North Saskotehowjin Uiver o McKcnzie Roy ELECTRICIANS Ihvtlers in Electrical Private An eU Consult us for economical house lighting 2TK1 Aboui 40 A close to to snbdivide by purchaser with cash to pay Give price and best Box Herakl 1 nS tU1lnr move tlwrefon it nor come i in iontact with the Thft 1 i sheets used should bo kept solely for packing Maria in to for 4O Acres ihe City of Edmonton in Prov ince of HOUSES reward will be paid for the re turn of horpoSj one light lay about one colt that Charlton man Medicine Hat Methodists propose i to sell their present no question tiu there should bt erect a new anrtj A now post office is to i erected in Maple wanted by purchmter witli j to pay Give 1o price mod best Box J HtriUl Solicitor ihe nt this UUh day of on left l years dark bay about 1000 one mare two years sorrel nil arc brandedS B on left shoulder J 3 ;