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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta TWO YEARS AgrKmentBolh Sides MakeConcts sionsFull Text of Agreement years is the IUCB Lcthbridge public given agreement between the Alberta jiiilW and Company officials of the United Mine rules shall take effect Juno nnd shall lerminutc March tttst1909 it being understood and a growl lha the parties Hereto uiill meet in con ference sixty days prior to th Section SPECIAL The right to hire and the management of the mine and the dir ection of the working are vest ed exclusively in the and the United Mine of America shall not abridge this understood nnd agreed that Agreement shall not conflict in any H Pity the Poor tast June lias been the coldest May on was tlie statement made from the n logicalolxwrvHiory continuance of cold weather hay in arrival of suiwucr For a aiwl lie LhS has been nothing on record to equal of Never before pjration of this Workers t has there been a signed agreement CUS8 a revival the operators and the Section L to es dis Joyces of the Gait Mine and as result there has always boon more loss uncertainty regarding th IIOUKS OF All minors and mine laborers shall way with the Special llulw o tuo Company now provided that the special rules shall not interfere with the rate of wages or the work to lw performed under this agree gnow flurrjcs jate in the af The rule providing that nieu can claim n cage at any is the observatory was estab sixtyfive years Monday the climax was reached when the wind blew like A hurricane rate all unit ewled with a dis CALL AT Tfi time work eight hours per it continuance work n unfUr5tcod that this means moiit has up anil signed hours ftL Lhcir f Half for noon input Wednesday exception of miners dates from June working by contract who arc to work FpV twentytwo months the of eiaht hours ttt their working andthe West can rest as sured of a output cf coal Section C will o Company has the right to put grant cnSbnVan eight hour day at the working place and an for the settlement of individual and men on at such hours as they minos without U any is interference because of any ais ovcrtime it is agrecd By this agreement the Company the trrant the full Three incites of snow fell on Lake Huron end at ten Tuesday night tho observatory reported It snow Around Georgian Bay two of snow The backward a It products of the them to render a the on are hurt io some extent all coal ami I Mftt dftnffer is to tho FOR CHEAP HOUSES cars to tared from time to time but thatthe chief danger is to is nochance tho of that he will do the Company pay for the same pro m duct from the of all contract local The wages of day are raised to the District sUnd They also to deduct and turn tlw money over to the local the other hand the miners waive demand for an eight hour hank to bank which will become law at the next session of the their demand for rata on schedule ection DUES AST ASSESSMENTS The will give the United line Workers of America fulj recog and concede the checkoil sys em that is to upon the re in writing by any one of tho Companys company will deduct such monies from their each month as is designated for assessments and initiation miners such amounts as individual orders may be presented for frpm time totime same to the secretary of the IXMONTKEAL Tnion for wages of The company will endeavor to that an equal turn of cars be offered each miner and that he be given a fair chance to obtain the same Section DAY a runafmine also demam wages Jntimbering five miners gave up their claim rates contract places but the company concedes to pa 37i cents an hour to all contract miners taken from places to do company Vegotiations have been in opera tion for several When the strike ended last was oTxlya temporary both the company and the miners taking the humanitarian standin view of tne intense suffering the of The strike Bas declar oft ami Ihe uiining operationswreii When the Umine was the took up the matter again with a view to secur ing the which the inin ers struck in March last The district officials asked the Ue paiiment of Labor to appoint Board of Conciliatiou as provided for in the Labor Disputes Act an suggested that prcsi dent of District IS of the o ihould be appointed as th ers This request The Department then notl fied the Alberta Hallway nnd Irrigi tion of tlio application for Conciliation and of the jiointroent of Sherman to th same arid askingthe Company fees nnd will give it list of the same and pay the amount deducted to the local secretary of the United Mine workers of America but company docs not assume any re onsibility or undertake to makc any ch payments where not indebted to ft ETTLEMEXT OF LOCAL AND GENERAL In case of any dispute or gricv nee arising this Agreement or ny Local Agreement made ia con ection whether the dis ute or grievance is claimed to havcj irisen by the company or any per on or persons or by the ns a then the parties ha entleavcr to settle the matter is hereinafter But before or dispute bo per hour do helpers perhour per hour do helpers pee hour Driveis ner hour wet places do boys to June to the pres ent the month of has been the coldest in many Statistics shew that Montreal has not hnd such visitation of colfland cloudy weather since the met eorological condition began to u matter of public So faV cvcn the proverbial oldest inhabi tants whose memory cannot often be 37Jc I takenat its par fails to re 31Jc I member the merry month of May when Montreal was visited by abrisk snow storm on the and when vintcc not excepting those fur were in evi oif the 9room house on Bartlett for cash and a 5room house on Crabb for cash and a ii i 4robm cottage close to railway for cash and a 34Jc Track layers per hour do helpers per hour Miners per hour Couplers per tio boys per hour Switch boys per hour I5ic to 37 Call and see bur list of residential all at the right price and on easy Farms Hudson Bay over new Post Office Phone 54 OTTAWAS OLDEST IN HA Fit j Grippers per hour do boys Stic to 31ic pipe fitterhelpers per Pumpmen per hour per hour 31ic 40c 37 ic Pusher per hour Pick carrier boys per hour Clutchmen hour t o name its representative on theBoard The Herald is informed by Union officials that in applying for the Board of Conciliation was to tiard trouble should the negotiations between the Com pany and the men be The Beard would then be already ap pointed to take the matter in the negotiations wore opened that promised to obviatethe necessity Q the Board of tion and that the promise has been splendidly fulfilled is shown in the The disputes of so long standing eitherxare settled or provis ion is made that any early settle ment can be In the negotiations and th local Lewis manager of the Bank head mines and the operators re presentative on the Provincial Gov ernment Coal Commission acted as the intermediary He found both parties willing to discuss n Peter Patterson of Fernic the Internotional Board mem bers for this who has been looking after the union irvtercstshcr in conjunction with the local officials to Frank and brought down The local com got together on Jlpnday morn ing and met the the and By night ment was nearly waiting the approval of the members of the local union and of Nanton of the managing director of the Oo Monday night amass of the miners was heki but as no word had been received from T the vote was not On Tuesday the approval of flic proposed agreement having re ceived from the nuinaging the vote was taken nnd was over whelmingly in favor of its accept Thu dispute of years was a 15 over except theformality of signing the This morning ncsday this last step was the agreement between 1 he Allwrla Railway aad Irrigation nnd the United Mine Workers of America to il an accomplished any submitted to the Pit Committee tho person or persons affected shall en deavor personal application the Pit Boss to settle the matter aad in the event of them their decision shall be b In case of any local or other dispute arising in the mine and fail ure to agree between the Pit Boss and any Pit Commit tee and Mine Superintendent shall pndeavor to settle the matter and if they their decision shall be 31 Jc 374 c Trappers per hour to Slj Where water in falling from tho roof suflicient to wet a drivers clothing it shall be considered a other places shall be considei ed Section CONTRACT 1 prices ami condition3 to re main as they are at Section OUTSIDE All outside e conditions to remain as at Sealed and Delivered on hchalf of the June Scott secretary d who hasbeen in OttawaconslUsrably over half a cen when his opinion of tho prevailing cold said that he could to miiht a month of Mny with so much prevailing lie had noticed that for the past while the winds had persistent ly Mowing1 from HKJ north or Scott con that there is nothing in the ineriiory of the present generation to comparewith condition of tem Trpfossor Wiggins says that sec tnd moon in tho heavens is rcspon sfble for the cold e In the the failure oi the Pit Committee and the Superintendent to any dispute so referred to us wtjll as any other dispute the matter in lispute shall be referred to the Gen eral Superintendent or General Man ager of the company and the Officers of District 18 of fcr setllement and if thoy agree their decision shall be d In the event of the General Manager and District Officers cf Bis rict IS failing to agree the matter shall be referred to a Board Arbitration for The Board to consist of two representa SquiU Worth Dr of the Men JOHN District General Manager Lindsev of the Crows says n rise in the price coal since the wages been increased under the new agreement with the The must pay the Robinson is the new premier of New John president of the is re overing from his nppointwl by the company and two appointed by the men who not parties to the H nrc the Vrbitrators appointed agree their de cision shall lie case of their failure to they shall endeavor IrTclect an independent chairman a majority vote of the Hoard so con stituted shall be Should tlie Arbitrators fail to agree on a chair man the Chief Justice of the Su preme Court of Allxjrta shall be ask to PETER International Board DONALD President Union No 574 of Secrcta ry Un i on A STEVE JOHN retire from public H Work on the station vt Frank has been The Grant Ranching with a capital of with headquarters at rceu The incorpora tors are Broth Charles Baiis and Alexander ACT cd to act or appoint someone net his behalf and the award of tiie majority of the Arbitration Board thus constituted liefinal and binding on both The cost of the arbitration to be borne as the Boaril of Arbitrators may e Jn the meantime and in ail the miners and mine WILL DO TMK Board of laborers and all other persons in volved mustcontinue at work pend ing an adjustment in the manner ab ove set Srction IMPROVEMENTS AND IVP It is agreed that airmen working on improvements and extensive pairs are not included in the juris diction of theUnited Mine Workers of The cxrcurivc committee of the Board of Trade met on Thursday last and named thevarious for the ensuing as follows Oliver Young chairman We are now unloading seven cars of Carriages and three kinds of We will be pleased to have you see our rigs advise you to do so before purchasing anything in the above We handle the very best guar antee quality and want a cream separator If buy for simplicity in ease of turning and close it stands Call and leave your orders for a seed disc or har gasoline Engines and threshing mach ines several Dont fail to see our road You will The letter of Professor Shortt to concerning the less of the Industrial Disputes In vestigation Act popularly known as Limcux Act is ycrjplcasanL Shortt acceptor the clrainnanship of the Conciliation Hoard in the dispute Ixtween the CJranil Trunk Railway Company and some of Jfts and he re ports not only was mat ter decided on its own This wns an import ant tind complex labor had been In progress for two as Professor Shortt it has boon settled to the satisfaction Lcthbridqe OPPOSITE THE ELEVATOR MacBeih of both without the loss of Publicity and Simmons F Rn tcs ami Rail Barfonl J Blen Reception and DeVcbcr cliairmtin AGREEMENT Section PENALTY OF they FOR STOPPAGE If any employee or employees shall cause a stoppage of work in violat June o this Agreement he or ITIS HEREBYAGREED 1 THE ALBERTA AND Company lallioiil RTGATION hereinafteo called tha company and the employ ees of the Coal Department of the Sefttion G 1 as reprcscntetl by the UIs MLNTE WORKERS OF AMER MINER DOING contract miner taken from tho called scale Distnct hereinafter face to perform riays work shall be men rthat the following o prices and the following paid 37 J cents per hour while ployed at the em MinarOs Liniment T have used your ARDS LTXIM13NT in my family nnd also in my stables for yearsand consider it the bos t medicine Yours Proprietor Roxtou Pond Hotel an Livery ASK FOR XO a days or any disturbance the public What is by far the most pleasing note in Professor Shortts letter is his insistence that this happy effect not acconi pHshprt on the easy Init demoralizing principle of splitting the which is the great vice of arbitra vhich naturally tends to the line of least It he settlement found ed on the facts ami on We shall we have an op portunity of seeing the act again in this tinie in connection with the Montreal longshoremens demand for an increase in It is a pity that this course was not adopted at but tetter late than The or simuHancou has at least been edu for the Longshoremens Un ion of Montreal urgsxl their brethrei in Halifax not to but to nc cept Unfortunately they would not do this and erased to discharge It i These holdups which are so jiting and so and which Uv Lemicux Act was passed to n the case of public in hiding The unions have too often in the past sought o enforce their demands on the high waymans principle of moneyor your if not your hut that s a remnant of barbarism which not he to and which tto Lomwnix if must amemted to put an AXGLICASS Calgary In view of the great development of churchs work in the as well as to nmrk his sense of the value of the undermentioned clergy the bishop has erected the north ern part of the diccese into a n to be as the of Kdmonton and he has added two to tbe o onornry canoncies already in ex the honwary canoncies Augustineaml of Aidan he for the pronwtion of Indian education in the oml the second for the promotion of diocesan mission The following arc the clergymen receiving these honors Archdeacon of Edmonton Icnry Allan rector of anddomestic to tho Honorary Canon of Augustine George Henry princi pal of the iniiinn Imlustrial incumlwnt of Pauls Fish awl sccrctnryancl immirer of the Honorary Canon of Aidan George diocesan Coleman will celebrate on July 1 TABER Free A business meeting of those inter est Xi in the English church work of this town was heW in Trus wellsstore Sunday evening at Jones in the chair Standerwick was appoint ed secretary for Travis etectcil JVopHss Church Warden and mnns The vestrymen elect cd were as Vcalc Standerwick Trnswcll WHS clectel Lay Delegate and Bul lock as Deputy Tay After other matters of intportance were discussed the meeting was brought to a close at ;