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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBCATA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, IWt The lorld of labor khin rf Fradfy aJ M Topics rf bbcr Chsss britei by a Ma, wfct is far IW it as submitted by the- Mri Sherman, in concluding speech of the day, submitted the Hull evolution adopted by the British lai- or Party, On. this> being put to the wting it was passed !J9 to 27, n voting neutral. Donald McNabb, M.1M'. The convention held at the Labor Hall Monday last to adopt a plat-, form and select a candidate to con- test the "bye-electiou in. this district lor the. Legislative Assembly of Alber- ta, will be long remembered by those who were privileged to be present. There-were thirty-five trades unionist delegates in "attendance and thest rep- resented some 1300 members, There also present four Socialist del- egates, representing eighty members. er several delegates had spoken, D. McNab asked both parties to agree that it was mpossiblc to elect a man. on Jaiist ticket. "Put the candidate on u platform to said Donald. The eader.of the Socialists, in replying, eviewed the life and death of lubor >ur.tics in the provinces, and further tated the election could not be won confining the. platfonn to trades mionism. It was early evident that there was to be a battle Socialists ami the-straight "Labor" party. .Sev- eral diplomatic attempts were maxle to put the leaders of; both parties out of business iii the selection of a chairman. Frank. Sherman Brown Pipes, and Sid Duncar refused to accept this '.office and T. W. Kanraban linalli consented to weild the gavel ov er the first convention of the Indepen dent Labor Party of Lethbridge. The Socialist party was under thy S. Tuckwell that the undated esigtmtion scheme adopted, but Sherman pointed out that this was illegal. Among tho.se who were! lominatcd but declined were Clement Htubljs, T. S. Harold, Jj. Quigloy, F. If. Sherman, J. ilcTaggurt, II. Ev- tns, Kelsey, .Jos. Uitchic and Sid Duncan. The four who allowed their names to go to the ballot were D. McNab, Brown Pipes, It. J. Bai- dry and S. W. Tuckwell, and the vote resulted in the former securing the verdict by a largo, .majority, which was ultimately made unanimous. In selecting Donald McNab to carry the labor banner, the convention have adopted not only a very strong can- didate, but a very intelligent one. He is a miner, and is a former president of the local Miners' Union No. 504, U.M.W. of A. Those who have had the pleasure of listening to him will agree that 110 man has a more thor- ough gsu.sp of the questions allecting labor and it goes without saying the Socialist platform, was.wlierc the] the lattcr Socialists, were turned down rather unceremoniously, ed its adoption, had stated that Mr. Sherman xnov- After Brown Pipes the delegates who voted, in favor of this platform.at thu advocate in the Assembly at Edmon- ton, lie is well worthy of the honoi and I offer him the. heartiest corigrat ulation. The choosing of a name for. the par- ty was the first order of business, and whjan it wjis proposed to give it the name of the Independent Labor Party, the Trades and Labor Coun- cil were accused of having the whole program cut and dried. F. H. Sher- man know if they were to have a new party, which) to my mind Calgary Convention regretted doing! i Ihe plattorm adopted bv tlic convci Bro. Susner. who chairman i tion is as ui delegates had :vcry dppprtunity br discussing it, j and denied that it was rushed through at the tail end, of the'session. Sid Duncan moved nn amendment wiping out the" whole clause, and on being put was carried. Then the Socialists went up in the air and W. Symonds said there was nothing for" them to do now to retire. II. Evans thought that not only were the Socialists turned down but organized labor as well" in Alber- ta. J.'.B. Kelsey, secretary of the Resolution Committee, explained they was port of; the conveulionVcall.. Af- had not considered any resolution cx- 1. Name of party. 2. Eligibility of candidate. 3. Aim and object (Hull Eesoiu tion: That the time has arrived whe the Labor Party should declare as it ultimate object: The nationalizatio and socialization of the means RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's HIGH, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR made it boats of friends. Are YOUoueyet? Ram Tea is Sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD Daily HeraM Nartet Place you tiytkiif to Mil or to reit pUce it It this colra. If yoi wut u UlU 25e MC t for II WANTED. To get in touch with the owner of a block of about acres of land, in Lethbridge district. Apply Box 0, Herald Office. 280-6 WANTED By young widow, a position as housekeeper in gentleman's home. Address M. A., Box 508, Lethbridge 2W-5 WANTED A capable girl for general house work. Apply to Mrs. W. A. Hamil ton, 10 Argyle Ave. 284-; Conservative party. In concluding, 10 said, "Stand by your man, and if you labor men do not elect him we Socialists will roast the very devil out of you." Coaldale 0 prduction and exchange; the com- plete emancipation of Labor the domination of Landlordism., with from Capitalism and complete ecouo- j Two Per- fonmca 7.45 anl 115 p.1. KM Dwcat J.W.WALLACE Otatntd Pktares EriirdyNcw T Q N I G H T mic equality between the sexes.) 4.. compulsory education. 5. Legal working day of eight hours and six days to a week. 6. Government inspection of all industries, tenanients, etc., the said inspector to be appointed apart from party and that civil sen-ice examin- ations be applied to both and outside service. 7. The of the contract system on all public works and a ood fair wage clause in government ;ontracts. 8. A- minimum living wage, based in local conditions. 9. Public ownership of all fran- chises, such as railways, telegraphs, elepliones, waterworks, lighting, etc., and the enactment of laws, pro- vincial and .national, providing for >ostal savings banks and postal ex- Coaldale, Nov. was a small blaze here Wednesday. The tent that the station agent has been living in with his family burned when all happened to be out. The tent was destroyed and about fifty dollars worth of clothing. 'As the tent was pitched against the. side of the sta- tion, the latter would have caught firo had it not been for the prompt efforts of the agent. Alice Kerens, servant girl in the employ of H. A. Suggitt left them rather unexpectedly yesterday while they were at dinner, and started to walk to Lethbridge, about eleven miles. As soon as they discovered that she had left they looked around to see what might be missing, and .Mrs. Suggitt found that her purse had been opened, and .a "ten dollar bili removed. Mr. Suggitt telephoned the police and when Miss Fercns arrived she was immediately relieved of the money. The Ladies Aid Society met at Mrs McKinzie's Thursday. Tlwe was a fair attendance. It was decided to purchase some chairs -for use a church. Mrs. Heighes and Mrs. Ha- ley were delegated to buy them." ADMISSION Adahs 25c CkiUrea. ISc The LA MOINES in their Musical Comedy Acts RIG UTINEE ON SITUIDH HfTMKOOII IT} PJ. FOR SALE Furniture in boarding house for ale. 4ifJ Round St. 283-3 MONEY TO LOAN improved, farms, No delay. H. Macbeth Agency, Postomce Block. 283-0 SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG ULATIONS WANTED A bright sober young man fo niglit clerk. Apply immediately to Windsor Hotel. 283-1 WANTED' Girl wanted for general i; Apply to Mrs. W. E. Brown, 25 gyle Ave. Phone No. 124. _ 1 bunch of keys belonging to a railroad man. Leave at the He-raid office aiid receive reward. 84-4 LOST OR STRAYED Bay mare and spring colt, mare about three years old, branded on right thigh lazy B over 71. Mare was shod all round. Colt was not brand- ed color, dark iron -grey. Reward will be given. Return to No. 50 Ar- gyle Ave., Lethbridge, or write Box 322. 282-6 POSITION WANTED _ Man and wire want position MI farm for winter months or longer. Wife good cook, ma-i capable of tak- ing charge o! farm. Twenty years experience in Canada. Applv uy letter to M. M. Mackenzie, Taber Postoffice, Alta. 83-o Coal oxmiof rifhu ol Domioioc io Manitoba, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, the North-Wesi Territories and Britiab Coluwoii, may be for a term of twenty-one yearn at an annual rental of SI aa acre. Not more than acres will be leaJted to one applicant. Application for a leaae man be made to the Agent or Bub-Ageut ol the district in which the rights ap- plied for are situated, lu surveyed territory the Ian' must be described by sections, or gal jmbuivUioiia of tectioub, aod in uneurveyed territory the tract appli for shall be staked out. Each application ojuet be accom panied by a fee of vhich will' refuaded if the rights applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty ehall be paid mer- cbantable output of the tnine at the rate of five cents per too. Every cf coal mining righU which are not being operated shall fucaish the district Agent of Domia- ton Lands with a awom statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will jiicluie the coal mining rights only, bui the leeee tie permitted to purchase available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working ol WANTED Girl for hotel work. Apply to Ar- lington Hotel. 231-0 NOTICE OF IMPOUNDMENT Notice is .hereby given that I have j impounded in the City Pound the! following animals: 1 black and white heifer, indistinct WANTED Small girl to do light housework. Apply to Mrs. J. W. Bawden, corner Glyn and Courtland 231-C the mine at the rate of an acre, ifor full information application be made io the Secretary ol ihe Department cf the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Bub-Agent oi Dominion Lunde. W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of the Interior publication ol ibis advertisement will not be puid >er. brand, left ribs. JOS. 282-0 GILLESPIE, Pound Keeper. 10. reform by lessening taxa- tion on industry and increasing it on land values. 11. Abolition7 of the Dominion Sen- ate, rl 12.Exclusion of Asiatics. 33. The union label to be placed on all manufactured goods, where Dode Bailsman and the Weber Sisters la the "Original College Kids" Also Famous HAZEL SAMON practicable, and on all government and municipal supplies. 14. Abolition of child labor by child- ren under fourteen year? of age; and of. female labor in all branches of industrial life, such as mines, work- shops, factories, etc. 15. Abolition of property qualifica- tions for all public offices. 16. Voluntary arbitration of labor disputes. 17. Proportional representation with grouped constituencies and abolition of municipal wards. 18. Direct legislation, through the hiiative and referendum. 19. Prohibition of prison labor in competition with free labor. 20. Better Employers' Liability Act. 21. Printed voters'-lists. Raymond Raymond, Nov. has .been received from Salt Lake City that Mr, David Powelson and Mr. William Card leave that city on the 18th inst for the.Society Islands to take charge of a mission. They will be absent for three years. Rev. Mr. Whitemnn of Cardston will conduct the services in the Presbyter- ian Church both at Magrath on Sunday, Xov. 15th. The Rev. J. Cameron will occupy the pulpit at Cardston. The Knight Sugar Co. are getting beets from a considerable distance. Three cars of beets came through yes- terday from Strathmore. Mrs. and Mr. W. Redd are in Ma- grath today. Mr. W. Watson is in Lethbridge to- day on business. OUTBREAK OF DIPTHERIA St. John, X. B.i Nov. 70 eaises of aiptheria have developed near Caraquet, N. B. There have been thirty-five deaths, twenty will die and twenty have improved through antitoxin treatment. The people are hiding the disease. TO RENT Large front room, entrance from the front, suitable for two gentlemen. Apply to Mrs. Bacon, 1248 Borapas 282-6 FOR RENT room house for rent in Ward. Apply to The P. JR. Uud Co. ROOMS TO RENT Furnished rooms, hot and cold wa- ter, all modern conveniences, Call and see J. Cantin, Room 2, Hill Block. 278-G Cureka theatre Next door'to Herald Office Refined Vaudeville and New Motion Pictures MONTE LACROSSE The Astrologer The Professor's Secret The Miracle of a Charit- able STonth Wrongly Charged Modern Hotel Prices lOc and ISc Cwtmws Perfcnuice ai ?30 Ckagisf Ad HYACINTH HAMPTON PUBLiC NOTICE Sittings of the District Court of the Dis- trict of Leth- bridge TO RENT Si xrnomed house on London Road. Apply James Fiske, City. 281-6 TO RENT Two fine large rooms in a strictly modern house. Apply at 425 BaHlett St. 282-3 At the conclusion of the convention the candidate and Mr. Sherman brief- ly addressed the meeting. The for- mer mentioned some of his experienc- es while at Edmonton lobbying last winter. On being asked by the Min- ister of Public Works if he was satis- fied with the legislation he got, .Don- ald cautiously informed him that it would do as nn instalment, but that they would bo bark after further mea sures to improve the conditions of the working He was willing to forth on thi: platform to! champion the cause of labor.. REPORTER IS LUCKY MAf! Philadelphia, Nov. three weeks' leave of absence from his pa per that he might act during the can paign as secretary of the Philadel phtav. party, a reform movement in opposition to the Republican city or- ganization, Frank J. Gorman, twen- ty-four years old. a reporter, was no- minated at thii minute for coun- ty commissioner more to (ill up ticket than with any idea of victory all the returns hod oeen t.oynt- ed, it was found thit Gorman had slipped into a thut will-pay him So.000 a year t'or the no.vt three- years. Miss Margaret Macpherson rraser, A. T. C. M. First Class, Honor Graduate, of Dr. Edward Fisher, Musical Director of the Toronto Conservatory of Music. I Mr. Sherman bore testimony to the excellent character of Donald McXab. oven though he duos frequently dis- agree with him. lie was certofcly an jhonost.man and there was no danger I of his joining either the TJIsornl or TEACHER OF PIANO AND THEORY SPECIALTY in ail grades prepared for Toronto Con- servatory examinations, will receive a thorough and artistic musical edu- cation, preparing them for the leaching profession, for the concert, church and platform work, as well as for thf drawing1 room and the so- cial circle. Personal eoasultntion in Studio, at. Hie residence of Wm. Hutton, 814 Courtland St., Lethbridge, Alta. The sittings of the District Court and the District Judge's Criminal Court of the District of Lethbridge luring the year 1909 will be held at places and on the dates given be- low for the trial of actions and the disposal of any civil business which may properly be b'rougbt before the said Court. LETHBRIDGE- Commencing: Tuesday, January 26th. Tuesday, February 23rd. Tuesday, March 23rd. Tuesday, April 27th. Tuesday, May 25th. Tuesday, June 22nd. Tuesday, September 28th. Tuesday, October 26th.. Tuesday, November 23rd. Tuesday. December 14th. Tuesday, January 19th. Tuesday, April 20th Tuesday, September 7tli. Tuesday, November I6lh. MAGRATH- Wednesday, January 20th. Wednesday, April 21st. Wednesday, September 3th. Wednesday, November 17th. Thursday. January 21st. Thursday, April 22nd. Thursday, September 9th. Thursday, November 18th. TABER- Tuesday, February 9th. Tuesday, May llth. Tuesday, September 21 st. Wednesday, Dumber 1st. Tuesday, March 9th. Tuesday, June 9th Friday, September 24th. Tuesday, December 7th. S. B. WOOL j, Deputy Attorney General DATED October 19th, TO RENT Three new cottages in North Ward, close to school Apply to R. V. Gib- bons, Ott Block. 278-G LOST At Windsor barn, a colt, black, 8 months old white spot on nose and star on forehead, three white feet, wire cut across throat. Reward of to finder. Olaf Hagen, Bowville, Alta. 282-3 f Avoriiui FlAArt R Aur Vtll FOUND. A -parcel bearing the name W. L. Young was left at Chow Sam's res- aurant. Owner _can have same by calling and paying for this ad. 278-0 FOUND Between Coaldale and Lethbridge, >n Oct. 30, a large horse collar. Owner can have same by proving property and paying expenses nt Herald Office. 7D-0 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST .LAND REGULATIONS Any person who is the sole head t :i family, or any male over 18 yean may homestead a quarter-section o< available Dominion laud in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. The ipplicant must appear in person at. Dominion Lands Agency or Sub Agency for the district. Entry Dy proxy may be made at any agency on certain conditions, by father mother, son, daughter, brother or aid :ei- of intending homesteader. months' residence upon ,-.ud cultivation of the land in each of three years. A homesteader may live within nine miles of his home- stead on a farm of at least 80 solely owned and occupied by him or by his father, mother, son, daughter, sister. In certain districts a homesteader in good standing may pre-empt a quarter-section alongside his home- stead. Price 52.00 per acre. Duties. reside six months in each of six years from date of homestead i-ntry (including the time required to ecrn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra A homesteader who lias exhausted his homestead right and cannot ob- tain a pre-emption may take a pur- chased homestead in certain districts. Pi ice 53.00 per acre. rt--ndR six months in ench of three cultivate fifty acres and erect a'l.ouso. worth W. W. CORY, Deputy of the Minister of the Interior. publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. NURSING (Miss) G. A. Dainty, graduate nurse, Norman St. east of Westmin- ster Road. 279-6 CANADIAN Track Buyers Wanted Wanted, by grain firm engaged in track buying and commission business, several thoroughly expe- rienced ageixts at country points, to purchase car lots and solicit consign- ments of grain. Apply immediately for full par- ticulars to Box G, Herald SINGLE FARE FOR ROUND TRIP TO VANCOUVER, B.C. ESTABLISHED 1864 NOT JUST A SIDE: ISSUE: When you aro in head of C irpet Sqnarea and Rugs, Linoleums or Mattings, save tlase and money. Come right to this stove and b completely satisfied TURPIN FURNITURE CO. The Home Makers Merchants Bank nf Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid -up Reserve and Undivided Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Drafts Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department LetHhridge Brnvch: CotUale Block, RedpatK St. TICKETS ON SALE NOV. 15, 16 I Going transit limit eight days from i date of issue i Final return limit Nov. 30th. i j Validation fee of fifty cents pay- j able on these tickets at Vancouver. For full particulars, apply to agent of the company or to 1 J: E. PROCTOR, D. P. A. i Calgary U. M. JOHNSTON C Barriftttr and Solicitor Office adjoining Unioo ;