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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta HERALD, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1909 PAGE NINE Pictures 1 Wilbur Wright's Aeroplane 2 Little Coquette 3 Jolly Trios Dream Continuous Peri'orman'ce Prof. Kovarnack The .Famous Violinist Miss Orma Orton The dainty soubretie Tippel Kliment Comedy Musical Artists UPTON'S POOL ROOM Is supplied with the ST FIXTURES IN ALBERTA And io :ool, bright and pleasant. Best Cigars and Tobaccos in stock Barber Shop in Connection Basement of Oliver Block Antelope We can supply you with everything >ou want for hunting big game, and can even mount the game for you when you return Come to a good, live, up-to-date SPORTING GOODS HOUSE and get what you want at right prices The Letiibridge Sporting Goods .Company Edison's October Records just in Don't Forget To take your meals at the on- ly all-r o Ti ri d white Restaur- ant in Leth- bridge THE ALEXANDRA CAFE ASK FOE OUR FRESH SPRING CHICKEN And Eggs, also Vegetables and Home Grown Suckling Pigs and Pork from our farm. It is for you. Also Fresh. Oysters in season, any style to suit your taste. We Are Here to Please You at Any Cost N. H. MURRAY, Prop. W. R. Webster Co. Sherbrooke ii i Illil' WTiTTT'll Improve Your Displays Do your displays look connnon-piuce, ordinary., uri- They nerd iue spice and "life" of dis- play curds. Try the best in tlie Ensign Show Cards and Price TicKets They will make your Thought-Provoking Cinders Picked From the Path Of Labor-Activities Summarized and Recorded For Those Who Do the World's Work department is mere- ly a passing record of individual opinion, and The Herald assumes no responsibility for the views expressed. vogue Jn organized labor circles throughout western Canada. Pres. Lynch, of the I.T.U., intends to pay an official visit to Western According to a despatch from Wash- j Canada 'typo, centres in December., ington, Secretary Morrison, of the American Federation of Labor, is re- i Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council ported as saying that he expects the! will elect its president -by ffStablishment in the very near ture of an international federation oi 1 referendum of all affiliated unions. The Labor Congress should act on I labor. "The general purpose of an the suggestion of the 1-909 Alberta ex-' 'international federation of I ecutivc and place an organizer the 'says "will be for the pro- j prairie Trotter, for tection and advancement of the! instance, rights, interest and justice of the! wage-workers of all countries, andj Regina's" central body owns jind the establishment of international j publishes its own monthly organ, fraternity and solidarity. The estab-jHugh Prat is managing-editor. _ lishment of this international organ- j ization may not be consummated this i Org. W. R. Trotter's new address year, but it will not be long delay-i is Suite 5, Temple Building, Donald ed." 'street, Winnipeg. He will return to his the winter, The only third political party in' and, in all likelihood, take up Con- El Presidente' Cigars I Unquestionably the Best and Most Popular Smoke on the Market THEY ARE HYGIENIC- -MADE WITH CLEAN HANDS British Columbia for general election is the Nov. 25 gress organization work again the the Socialist party, with the possible exception, of New Westminster, where organized labor is taking its very first plunge along independent political action.., Nanaimo riding, of course, will again be represented by J. H. Hawthorn- thwaite. Newcastle scene of late has re- nominated the sitting socialist mem- ber, Parker Williams. Comox will have a new element in the contest this time, in the candidature oi Jas. Young. At Victoria the Socialists have chosen.A. Oliver to further the educational work. In Vancouver the wage-earners' ticket is made up or E. T. Kingsley, M. McGregor, Peter solutely independent candidate repre-i seating labor." j It lias been found that per-j sons ou'iunl thi.- land of London, Six-! ty square miles owned bv 187 i owners, the Crown, the lieclcsiastic-1 al Commissioners, the County cil and City Corporation owning j one-third of that area of sixty miles, j The average of the remainder worked i ou.-t at about an acrevto each owner. Hence the necessity-of "Socialist" bwlgets and al! that it implies, sons. He description of how he mur- The Canadian Labor Congress ex- ecutive has been empowered to grant towards the Social and Moral _ Reform Council of Canada, with which it is affiliated. Samuel Gompers, president of the A. F. of L., has declared himself in favor of woman suffrage. Some slight indication of the 'hu- man butchery going on in the indus- trial world may be gleaned from sta- tistics just made public in England. The Workmen's Compensation act. of Great Britain is now three years old. A blue book issued recently from the home office gives some in- teresting details as to the total amounts of compensation paid. In the case of the shipping indus- try the returns received show 371 fatal cases and ihe amount of com- pensation paid during the year in con- nection with these was an average of 325 dollars per ease. There were disablement cases which cost on the average to settle.5 For factories the total paid in 951 fatal cases was an average oi 685 dollars and in cases ot dis- ablement an average of In connection with dock fatalities, which numbered 156, an average of was paid per case. The number of disablement cases was upon which on the average per case was paid. Turning to" mines, there were fatal accidents which cost on average to settle In respect. 137.622 non-fatal cases settlements were arrived at on a basis of an av- erage of Quarry fatalities numbered 81 and an average of 655 per case was paid. In the case of constructional the amount ijaid was fairly srnall-and works out on the basis of employees! returned, not, be it noted, on claims, j was per head. Railways paid out in respect of 458 J fatal cases of accidents-during pation per claim and S20 per One can buy an imitation and look like one. There are half a hundred ready-made clot h i trying to imitate the Semi-ready system with- out putting the sterling tailoring into the gar- ments. In a month the staying form falls away and the wearer looks like the imitation. Genuine Semi-rexady Tailoring may cost a little more in the beginning, but it costs less in the end. The way to know is to look always for this label the Sign of Surety: Semi-ready Overcoats, J15, 120, up to 130 and A. SOUTHARD, AGENT, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. Have a Cigar? Yes, Give Me The B. and S. BELL VUE and LETHBRtDGE claim in connection with ALBERTA ablements. N UC1UCUU3. I i i i Underneath is a summary of the jested On the industrial field, total compensation paid in the van-i whether through indifferent manage- ous industries 'ment or 'not is neither .here nor there Organizer Trotter in Western Canada. He is the best man for the job in Canada, bar none. He has made good. Some idea of the international val- ue of the working class movement is emphasized by cable reports just to hand from Dresden The sweeping victories of the Socialists at the Diet elections has shattered the Conserva- tive party. The Socialists won six- teen out of thirty-four seats, the Conservatives -fourteen and -the Na- tional-Liberals four. The Socialists will enter with fifty-three re-ballots, where an absolute majority was not obtained by any of the candidates. Shipping this time. He was a Socialist, Factories but always wanted to promote its Docks cause in -his own way, thus again Mines evidencing his strong individuality, i Quarries joined the Socialist Party, but' Constructional work through his -bigness of heart and de- Railways.......................... sirc to assist a fellow-worker, wrote The grand total of these figures is j a letter to a cabinet minister of Al- to end of 1908, jberta, seeking a job, 'the text of which caused -his expulsion from the DEATH OF SHERMAN i Socialist Party. I have talked with Real men are only appreciated af- j Minister Gushing since that date and j ter -death. That is to say, we onlv I before Sherman's death, and his opin- review the good points of their car- j ion of Comrade Sherman has convinc- G-arvey, M. Mackenzie and R. P. Pet-j The Conservatives are entitled to en- tipiece. At Revelstoke a machinist, H. Kempster, has been nominated. In ter only seventeen re-ballot contests, the National-Liberals twenty-nine and Slocan riding Wm. Davidson, ex.-M. I the Moderate Radicals nine. It 'is ex- L.A., who was only defeated by ajpected that at least five more Social- narrow majority in 1907, will re- ists will be successful in the final trieve the loss for the workers this -contest November 2. time. At "Greenwood George Heath- J erington, secretary Miners' Union, Leather workers are .on strike in will be standard-bearer for the So- j Ottawa. Ten per cent, increase in cialists, with good prospects. Grand j wages is being asked. Forks has re-nominated the sitting j cer. While they are- alive and fight- ing side by side with us w: prone and member, John Mclnnis, who will be] a mass-meeting in Vancouver, elected in a walk. Rossland has not j addressed by J. H. Hawthorn thwaite yet been heard from. At Nelson a resoiution was unanimously passed John Matheson will be the Socialist i bv a rjsmjr vote protesting against candidate. In the Fernie riding the i th.e unwarranted murder of Prof. Fer- calling upon the Spanish miners are determined to repeat decision of other mining electorates minimize real worth. Such is Ihe case in the recent sad death of Frank Sherman. A year ago it was the tragiC'death of John T. Mortimer a few months ago that of K. Volkoff- sky, by drowning now it is Frank Sherman, through Bright's disease. I did not agree with Frank Sherman in some of his methods, but I am com- pelled to believe he was honest and on my level. This because of his enemies. He was dispised by corpor- ation directors and feared by old- party office-holders. The speech made by Frank Sherman at the Victoria Labor Congress convention three years ago, when he dealt with .James Dunsmuir in the capacity of a merci- less slave-driver, was a masterpiece ed that there was no understanding or wrong intent on Sherman's part. Sherman more than any other one man, proved to the working class of Canada that Lemieux act was the property "of the corporate interests of Canada, with headquarters at Otta- wa. He once believed there could be good come from the organized min- ers' affiliation with the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, but after the Halifax convention a year ago he advised the miners to give it up as a bad job. While not agreeing in that) decision I cannot but respect his ver- ind LOOK AT THE LABEL. be sure you drink only those bottled by The Brewing Malting Co Tb-s name j i a bottle is a gilt -dge that the contents ave absolutely pure and be sure you drink only those they are the finest and best ited beverages offered foc The .Lethbridge Brewing and Maltiag Company, Ltd. It must remembered tlict. Sherman was a very sick man. He -it kept him would not stand the strain something had to co it was not Labor's cause, but was strong men tally his physique and will never he forgotten by dele-1 Frank Sherman. Gone to join the to overthrow the ruling class I gates present. Frank Sherman, it is revolutionists who preceded him, and by electing ,John Harrington, after j for such outrages, several close tries in by-gone con-! true, had a good opinion of himself and had a strong desire to break in- tests. In 1907 official government .Thf. Trades and Labor Congress of! to political office. But I am convinc- turns show tliat a total of j Canada took thfe correct position cd this was because he believed he await the coming of the rest of us. But the cause he stood for lives on. The gap in the proletarian army must be closed up, and with memor- votcs were cast- The Conservatives j at the Quebec convention. it could better serve the interests ofjies of such deaths-mile-stones of polled the Liberals j concu'rred in the following resolution, ihc men whom he many times saw i deeds and progress-renew our energy JOHN BRACKEN MADE jsor of agr-nomy, popularly known as i Sodalist tickct> but oniy have 7 A PROFESSOR Will Be Professor of Agronomy in Saskatchewan University the Socialists independents introduced by W. R. Trotter, who fi57, and laborites Thus itirepresented Winnipeg Typographical will be seen the Socialists poll a; Union: our Trades Cotin- j fraction over .11. per cent, of the vote i are organized as local legislative least, in British Columbia, every j To safeguard the interests of eleventh voter one meets votes the'lajjor generally in their respective i districts and the fact from time to such Councils are liable to have organizing power cent, of the representation at toria. The present house elected appears Regina, Nov. honor of re- ceiving one of the most important appointments in the new Saskatche- wan University, has been conferred upon a Regina man, Mr. John Bracken, who has been in the agri- cultural department here, received the appointment to the -chair of profes- field husbandry. Mr. Bracken will have full charge of this department of the work at the university, and in preparation the same, Tie intends to trav ing several of the important sities which have this course in the j Ture struggle were to be between the; organizations with the general result 2fi Conservatives, i effective work interfered with bv Socialists. To divided against themselves by 7, consists of ffr j 13 liberals and travfl visit-, student of the-economics of British j partisans attempting to sc- ant univer- j Columbia it looks as though the political capital through these curriculum. Mr. Brackman is' woll known to Lethbridge agriculturalist? and was one of the party in the Lethbridge special car which went to Billings last week. His friends here will be pleased to learn of his appointment. I Conservatives, representing the disruption and in some corporate interests, and the Social- i compicte paralysis ensues; ists, the working-class party. it is advisable that process of elimination of needless or- councils, holding Congress charters, cases There- Trades sanitations is well under wav. Labor temples are very rr.uch 1 caller! upon to maintain i neutrality, as a Council, on all occa- in I sions where tVre is no direct and ab- I "SPECIAL" SOLD BY ALL RELIABLE WIHEERCHANTS. D. O. ROBUH. TORONTO, SOLE CANADIAN AGENT. in the fight for industrial freedom. To Mrs. Sherman and her seven, youii.e; ciiiluluu we mUSt extend that Masonic sympathy so characteristic of the world-wide socialist move- ment, and trust that the sons and daughters will soon take up the fight where their father left off. The over- throw of capital 'and the triumph of socialism will repay for not only the death of the Ferrers, but add another human freedom purchased at like cost. It was the lofty ambition -which Frank Sherman aspired It was worthy the aspirations of any man. P. P. in Vancouver World. IS ID. MOTOR OVER- COATS MOTOR OVER- COATS Their cost is extremely low when compared with the materials of which they are made, their style and superior workmanship. Ask your dealer for Sovereign Brand. If your dealer does not keep them, write'us. W. E. Sanford Mfg. Co., Ltd. Hamilton Winnipeg: ;