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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 1, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta It. 'i m.,r.iL)i:iciiJuuiJuuLUJU'jtjiJUUUUUULiPLiuuuiui.ii.il.iimqi'iju*. ye ol.de: firm intzman (2? Co. PIANOS TO SETTLE Heintzman & Co. Patent Agraffe Bridge For Upright Pianos, is, "without doubt, tho most important invention that has been put into piano construction (or the past fifty years, and places the ffciotzman & Co. piano ton years in advance of any piano made. (See special circular explaining this patent.) Harold Jarvit, the Popular Tenor : " For tone-sustaining power and singing quality your piano seems unequalled. I would like to have the good fortune of having one of your instruments wherever I sing." Write for Catalogue and terms. Pianos sold on easy payments. $10 per month. .vttempt ^o.oje maims by Ministers 'ifr'HAuiuotJi/nmB. In Order to Provont a C6al Famlno Throughout � tho ProYlr.cos of Western Canada.'' To tho' EditorOf the Herald. Dear Slr,-^Vhat ls'-tha matter with that labor department at Ottawa? Is tt not a ware that a very largo aroa of woodless prairie country cast ami west of this pity,.as well as north and south, depends on tho coal output of our mines to keep lis sealers from freezing to death this 'winter.? Inhabitants of towns anil country, are begging for coal ami anticipate the com.ng winter with serious concern. The strike has lasted since March, with, so far, as tho public can learn, only futile attempts at a settlement. If it Is bull-headed obstinacy that prevents an adjustment of the matter, It is.time in the interests of many thousands of famlllos, .that tt.be over-ruled. Let tho government step In hero and do something, not at the invitation of tho Company or of tin Union, but for, tho eako of tho. people who must have eoau .* Yours truly, coal user. R. A. WRIGHT, Jeweler AGENT FOR. LETHBRIDGE. �IHiWIiWMWmilllMiaiBIMaihltfiai,^ I'LiauijULiucojauiji. 'Uijauuu1 Mimuau' TO TALK BALL j TORNADO AT COUTTS Athletic Association Directors Meet Heavy Wwl Did Considerable Dam- Tomorrow Night. The shareholders of tho Athlotlc Association will meet tomorrow ov-tnlng to deal with the proposed baseball franchise. As far as the Ilurald can learn the Association. Is pi-epartd to deal liberally with tho base! aM dub. but 'Will favor the organisation of a .separate company to handle tho professional team. > Unless Lethbridgc takes hold of tho professional team there will he ago at tho Boundary. There was a mlnature'tornado ut Coutts the other day. Hero aro a few of the things the wind did.  , Ulow (rout and side out of Campbell's blacksmith shop. Blew down chimneys on Custom's house and R.N.W.M.P. barracks. Blow down wtadmtH belonging to Great Northern Railway. halloween social. PLANS NOi KtAUl CONTRACT FOR NEW BRIDGE NOT AWARDED. Wm. Whytc, First Vico-Prosidont C. P. it. Semis Telegram to The Herald. of The Herald Is in entire accord with tho above letter. It is about time the men, women and children of tho west were considered In these labor troubles. It Is easy enough for employers ar.d employees to fight about wages, union recognition, etc., hut it must be re-memlxtrod the people of th)s country are to be considered. At tho present moment the wo�t it face to face with a coalfam'ne. What are we going to do about it? Simply this, call upon the Labor Department to interfere on l.ohulf of tho people who don't want to freeze to death. A labor department has no right to sit idly by and allow SIDEOE THE UNION " * ,-o- ,: . LttAhlNa liAUOtt MAN TALKS MX CONDITIONS. . -O- o>�tM, swiWtta �m opi>iniv omo, Towards the Union Is Crltle.tod. � -o- John A. Flett, of Hamilton, for lnerly president of the Trades and Labor Council ol Canada, but now organizer for Canada of tho American Federation of tabor, spent sov. oral days of tlJ.s week In the city. Ho was accompanied by E. W, A Udell of Hamilton, organizer for tho Boot and Shoe Workers lnlornatlon al Union. They addressed two meetings whilo hero, one on Tuesday evening of the Trades and Labor Council ar.d one of Worklngmcn last night. Mr. Flett in a talk wHh the Hor aid said labor vas very well or gantced In the west. Speaking ot lethbridge he consid ered tt had a big future before It It was surrounded by a big aroa of country, and should bo a point of supply for not only this part of Al borta, but also British Columbia where tho demand for foodstuffs was continually on tho increase. Of course ho remarked the future of Lethbrklgo depended upon the cnargy of the people and tho ability of tho people to lay hold of the opportun tiles that whero at their doors. Tho Herald ' asked Mr. Flett to make a statement about the labor troubles at present In existence .n tho west. This is what he sa'.d "Tho mistake made by tho ml no managers Is in fighting the organisations of labor. These unions have com? to slay. They nrc the out growth of economic conditions and no amount of prosecution and persecution or neglect on tho |tnrt of  the representatives of capital is like-iy to bring harmonious relationship between the man who labors or.�l tho caiAtatlsts, until mutual confidence Is established between the men who produces tho artlclo ami Packard Shoes for Men PLEASE THE EYE -that's outside. FIT TH^l FOOT -that's inside Appoint yourself nn investigating committee) of oho and find out it what \vb sny isn't true. FRED GOW & CO. Successor* to the late W. T. Henson ii n Ions and mine owners to interfere j Ow '��� who put* it on tho market coal production of this with the country. . , . j  , ' . If tho Labor department can't set tie the trouble, its up to tho govern pie no ball here next year, as the lest _ teams in the vitfu'ty w>ll to n tho ' There was a good attendance in League. All that wou'd le lcft 'or itho lecture room of Wesley Church Lelhhririgc would l-e to stand r uml ; last night, or. tfco tho corners on summer coning. , Hallowe'en social while Medic'no Hat nr.d other c't'os, arc having lots of ainus-nvnt and plenty of advertising from a professional ball team. Big Excursion Over Spokane. His Line to Cranbrook, H. C, Oct. 20.- A train of some 14 passenger coaches, mall and baggage, cars, arrived lu-re thlB morning from St. Paul for we on tho Spokane International line and "later pwe -ded to Spokane over the now road. Two wheeled bogles aro used under tho vehicles which are decorated in deep crimson and gold, with the undor body and platform ends painted in rifle green. Tho interior of the smoking cars are upholstered in cane, tho others in crimson silk plush. Tho coaches are apparently longer than those ussd on the CP.n. and present a moit effective and imposing npi>earance. Mayor Itogors was perfecting nil arrangements v.th tho board for tho Intended trip to Spokaue. So which superintendent Erlckson *�" hearV.ly co-opernting. However, theso gentlemen received tho follow -ing telegram which reUoves thorn of any further anxiety in the matter" "Bpokane, Oct. 29.-Mayor Rogers and ouperltrtendont Krickson. Cran -brook: Newspapers report you Intend coming to Spokano with tho fir*! freight train. I proposo to put on passenger service in llm course of n month and mtend to .uvlto yours.-! vos and other representatives from towns on Crow's Nest 1'ne to nrc-p' use of free oxrurslon to Spokane and r�turn. You will find it much more comfortable and pleasint ir you arrange to wait until then. 'Signed) D. C. OORBIV. ' Tito board of trade, mayor Rogers superintendent Ericsson and all at asses hero express tho Uvllest rr\t "jfe^acf of Mr. Porh'n wh'ch .s i cm I ^'f*e �'� far in cua'dish'nar klnd'y i-? !flit'''" �rt �h-� pnsa n -�.�rvice would lie ko s�ou >o ac !|jBompli�hml fnet wns a nrst 'nsp r - 1 W~** *n"'n*r svldence o' M� Cor-1 r|p'a on+ernr'sn nnd OTer,uok w nk you heartily for kfntl Invliat-il'^fto lnurn,Vy availed of, figmi) 0. T. noqEita." occasion of the in connection with tho mooting of the Epworth Ijeague The president, Mr. O. K. Austin, occupied tho chair, and prov iiUI ,e evening. "Who are Wlso and Who ura Foolish." conducted by the president, after which a br'ef programme was rendered in flrst-clann stylo and consisted of read ms by Mra. C. 13. Daniel, Miss Schweitzer, nnd Mr. Austin: an Instrumental ty Mrs. F. W. (In'brn.th and a voc\l �o'o ly K. Xt. Klnrston. The progrnmmo was closivl w'th n brlof and pointed address by tli" pastor, in which ha cordially welcom ed those present, nnd extended it hearty invitation to Mtranrers and otlters to assist in the various de oartmonts of church work, whose irrowlng needs vero continually man Ifestlng themselves. Tho audience then repaired to tl�.� basemont. where a da'nty luncheon had been prepared by tho ladles, and the balance of the cvet/ng spen1 'u social intercourse. A representative of the Doiuini-ii Bridge Co. of-Walkervilie, was in tho city lost week and is reportod as saying that his company had a �785,000 contract on tho .now C. J\ R. bridge across tho river. The Herald wired Wm. Whytc, ll.-st vice president of tho C.P.Il. a:-o:it the matter and received tbls reply; "Contract has not been let plans ^ ^ oucmtor8 not yet cupeled.' Wm. Whyte. ~ {or , o( tiy. This reply Indicates that the re- J" ^ Uw ,|llTm.noe �,d port Is incorrect tout provw that I, , ,,, ,.v tho C.P.R. is getting ready for .1. |^i^0^^ for sale. I think the greatest mistake is made by those, who ropre -sent invested caltal In' not attcmp-Ing to establish confidence between ment-tho representatives of tlie oeo- jtho emplojvd and the employer. If the representative* of Invested capital would enter into coilectlvtt bur-Use Ministers of * sTn-inlnfc with thc.r employees Ucginn, Oct. 30.. Agriculture for Saskatchewan Allterta are-to meet matters In dispute Unhbr.d^o | more easily adjusted, and t ploycrs would be. much more' cd to work conscientiously In lntere.�ts of their employers, but REAL ESTATE I beg to announce that T linvc opened nn office in tlu> LETHBRIDGE HOTEL BLOCK For the transaction otn general Real Estate and Insurance Business I am establishing connections with eastern' and western points, both in Canada nnd tho United ' States. If you have anything you wish to sell list it with me, it will cost you nothing if J do not effect a sale. If you wish to buy nnd I hare not what you want, givo me a description and I will find it for yon. acleod construction C. P. It. TliLEtlRAPH SERVICE, 1). S. Jenkins of Winnipeg, general superintendent of C.P.R. telegraphs, and S. Edwards, assistant super.n -tendent at Calgary, were in the city Inst evening. Mr. Edwards, who is a vary obliging and. wide awake official, told SS e liwald that the service al Ijethhrldgo would le improved Immediately. New wires hivo been put up, giving better connection with Winnipeg nnd Mr. Edwards feels that the cause of most of t.lw complaints in tho past will bo ro moved. An extru operator will be put on tho city ollieu staff on Mon day. CREAMERY PROPOSED �ft*stFf?ne"'father should become severe there will undoubtedly l�c serious inconvenience, if not 'hardship, throughout many portions !of tho Territories. C. Marker dairy commissioner fcr Alberta, was lb the city on Tuesday night and met a nuniucr of members of the Board of Trado and tube-od over tho establishment of a government croamory here. Mr. Marker stated 'that if a company was formed and raised S3.0j0 for tho erection of a building ihu government would advance $1,50'J for tho machinery- Four hundred cows at least would bo required to operate the factor)'. Mr. Marker pointed out that 85 creameries wero in operation n.-rih of Calgary but not one aoutn of that city. Ono milAon pounds Ottawa. Oct. 30.-(Special to �h.� NoNon Daily N'ewa.}-Owing to th serious danger of a coal famine In the Canadian west through the t'os ing down of coal mines at Fer,tU> and Ix'thbridge. the govsrnnvnt hos been appealed to from ssvcrsl ouar tors to use its Influenco towards healing the labor disputes that have aroused tho present differences. The department of labor has offer cd Ha services to.,try to secure a settlement of the strike'-in progress sinco September in the m tugs becoming loose the horses* star-toil to Wck, breaking the tonguo of the (Carriage and freeing themselves from the rig thoy ran for two miles Medical assistance was obtained and tho extent of tho Injuries were mado known. Mrs. James was badly shook ami bruised a cut undor tho left eye requiring two stitches. The hahy.e*-caped with a few scratches on the head. Oorald, lbs second oldest boy must have been kicked by one of tho hor-seB. for a cut across his forehoad w-o,u.rodsix stitches. settlement through tho aponcy of International union representatives nof on the ground for that purpo-�o Tn tho case of tho Lethbridge dispute, both sides huvo shown unwillingness to submit to any intorvent ion. Tho men state that they have previously offered to concllato uul mot with refusal at the hands of their employers. Tho company maintain they are now working at tho mines and expect with tho advent of cold weather tn lie ablo to procure holp to operate as usual. plcious of every move nvxdo by those representing invested interests. When they speak of tho organisations of tho work.ng pooplo of this country being affiliated with Amor -lean organizations, the pnslt'on .* sunted by invested1 capital, er- !a!'.-In this section of Cmmdn. Is m * absurd. We never hivr in-- mm plaint raised to the mve^Ovont of American capitalists in our enntry nor to their reprcwntntlvjjs coming here. As a mat'ee r' capital Is international in its rp-n tlons. It knows no rountr*- nnd i-only flag Is tho Almleht.v Dollar. .In order to deal on nnvth'ng like in equitable basis with capital la'tor must also bo international in its operation. Tne orgnnlr.nt.cns of labor that are affiliated with intcrnnlion.i1 organisations have the utmost liberty in conducting thoir own affairs and business to suit local condit ions without any Interference what -ever from international headquarter* Mr. Flett says international r,�pre-tatlves aro now looking into tb� troublo at Fornio and if they f'-nl that tho urfion is In the wron-i there, tho strike wilt Ut ettlle.-l an"'s .it tltudo with  respect to those still in 'possession. Yesterday n similar not'eo wn� sorvod on the" Michel householders. "h to vacate by Decc-� he componv is ha��H�-t ai^pmado to keep their plant in operation. A LOCAL BUDGET. Frank Steed waa up from Stirling yeatorday. M. HendrcUs has purchased five lots from E. Adams. C. C. Babh of tho V. 8. reclanut-ion service Is in tho city. The concrete work on tho hr-'wvry extension is almost completed. M. Oloson was in from Ktavetoy this week. Ho will spend tho winter bore. Hallowo'en was observed by th.-small boy as usual but no dami^e of any account has been reported. John Brodie turned the first soil at tho woollen mill today. He .'.as tho contract for tho excavation work Aid. Robinson has purchased the residence lxdng erected by Kirkwood Lock on Burdott St. and will occupy it as soon as it is completed. It. W. Maynard, teller in tho Canadian Bank of Commerce, Saskatoon is visiting his brothers here. He reports thero aro sown banks in It's city. The Misses Kenny entertained about sixty young pooplo at a mo.it enjoyable party last evening. Cards and dancng gave plenty ol plensuiM to the guosts. Inspector Richards, tho now P.. N. W.M.P. officer at Coutts, was In tho city yesterday. Ho will mora his family to Coutts as soon as he can have a residence built. An important mooting of tho Hospital Indies Aid will be held at Mrs. Oeo. Rogers on Saturday al'  ternoou nt four o'clock. Every member is urg�d to lie present.. The old tlmo favnrito, Harold Jarvis. and Wallace Oraham, a very talented elocutionist appeared 'before a fair audience at tho Opeia House Monday night.., Mr. Jarvis delighted everybody with h's* fine voice nnd Mr. Graham proved to bo nn elocutionist of marked ability. 'Pho MaRNith Pioneer snys: A visit to tho cily' on Thursday last reveals the fact that Lcthhridgo Is hoom'r.g. Tlw hotels, of which th>re aro five flrsl-clnss (nnos, aro crowded. The signs of progress!venoss uro to lie seen on every side. T.oth-brldiM is growlnvr fnst. tho building Irado lielng very brisk. .T. W. Konn & Co. will instal a candy making plant immediately. Oeo. N. Bennett, who has boon liehlnd tho dry, goods counter in the Bentloy Co. for a yoar past, loft to-ihiy for Walla Walla. Washington, wbona he has procured a position. Mr. Bennett lias a wide clrclo of friends in Lethbridge who will wish jblm uv�ry success la fels mew itom- Lethbridge Opera House "A Gunmntced Attroction*' 2 Jolly Nights-Nov. 5 nnd 0 Zinn's Merry Musical Travesty Ccm pan and the fnmous 16 - Dancing Girls - I Mondny Night, Weber & Field's Success, 44 TEEZY-WEEZY Tuesday Night. th< Musical Mixture. The Jolly Musketeers" one continuous refreshing stream of girls mush: and laughter -O- '. PRICES-70c and $1.00 Seats on salo at Hlginbotham'n Drug Storo. For Sale or Exchang Wo have a now 32 horeo Roov Engine with plowB nnd othor fi tures, which wo will sell on cos tortus or exchange for lands O. W. Kerr Co Leflibridge, Alta. -o- R0y|vL NORTH WEST MOUNTE VQLICIS SALE Of CAST HOIl wis. Tlie following harness horsos wil bo sold by Public Auction at th Police Barracks at Lothbridgo ' o Saturday tho 10th day of Novorafto lOOfl at 2 o'clock in the aftornoo Horses RegUnoirtal No. 2070. 83a� 2370. JAS. 0. WU-SON, Superintend Conupaad^ig r.N-W.m.p; at Le ����� ;