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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTHBRIDQE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER l�, IMA PAGE FIVE The World of Labor Affairs of Workingmen Frankly and Impartially Dis-cissed. Csrrespondence on Topics of Interest to :----1------ Labor Classes Invited Contributed by a Labor Man, who is ^ responsible for the Views expressed in this Column :: Doimlil MoNnbb, M.IM'. Tho convention hold at tlio Labor Hull Jlondtvy lu'st to (iiloid n plnt-fonn and select u cundldnto to con-tost the byo-oleclion in this district /or tho iA�glHlatlv(j ABseinbly of Alberta, will bo long lonunnborod by those who wore iirlvUoKCd to bo present. Thoio wore thlrty-llvb trades unionist delegates in attendaiico and those represented some 1300 members. There were also present four Socialist dol-CRutes, ropi'CHontIng eighty members. It wiu; early evident that thoro was to bo II battle between tho Socialists and the straight Labor party. Sov-oral diplomatic attempts were made to put Ihe leaders of both parties out of businoKs in tho selection of a chairman. Frank Sherman, Brown Pipes, and Sid Duncan rofu.sed to accept this oflico, and T. W. Hanrahan finally consented to weild tho gavol over the first convention of the Independent I,abor Party of I.othbridge. The Socialist party was under the leadership of F. H. Sheniian, Vice-Presidont of the Trades and Labor Congress of t'ano{ clauses had lieeii struck out. It was unanimously adopted. Plank Xo. 2, vi/., that tho candidate selected bo a member of a trades union, was-answerable for a heated debate, a number of delegates voicing the opinhm in favor of an outside nuvn, If he hold a withdrawal card from Ills union, having tho chance of selection. In this respect tho name of Mayor JJender.son was menlioned, l)Ut the convention decided to choose their roprosonlotivo from the trades unionists. Tho ne.xt clause, which, if ado[ited, would have meant the adoi)tlon of Iteforo proceeding to tho selection of a Candidate a motion was moved l.iy S. \V. Tuckwell that the undated reslgtudion scheme be adopted, but F. Sherman pointeut organized labor ns well in Alberta. .1. B. Kelsey. secretary of tho Jiesolution C'omniittee, explained thoy had not considered any resolution e.\- Two Performances Daily: 7.45 and 3.15 THEATRE Mibel Norman Serpentine Dancing J.W. WALLACE Illustrated Melodies Moving Pictures Entirely New Tonight T O N I G H T RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, fresli FRAGRAljICE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR ha"e made it hosts of friends. Aro YOU one yet ? IT IS PURE! Ram Lai's Tea is Sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD. Conservalivo party. , In concluding, he said, "Stand by your man, and if you labcn* men do not elect him w(! Socialists will roast tho very devil out of you." ADMISSION: Adults . 25c Children. 15c The LA MOINES in their Musical Comedy Acts BIG MATINEE ON SATURDHY AFTERNOON AT 3 P.M. Dode Hallsman and the Weber Sisters In the "Original College Kids" Also the Famous Soubrette- HAZEL SAMON 2. I'^lifiibllity of candiduto. 3. Aim and object (Hull Ilesolu-tioii: That the time has arrived when the Liibnr Party sliould declare ns its Ultimate object: Tlie nationaliz.ation niul socialization of the mean.s of pnluction and cxclinnge; the coiii-pleto emancipation of Liibcjr from tli'e"'domination of Capitalism and Laiidlordi.sni, with eompleU; eeono-niic equality between the sexes.) 4. Free compulsory education. 5. f.epal working dny of eight hours and .six days to a week^. (5. tiovernnient inspection of all industiie.4, leiiameDts, etc., the said insiieetor to be appointed apart from l)arly and that civil service examinations be ajiplied Ui both in.~ide and outside service. 7. The abolition of the contract system on nil public works and a (.'ood fair wage clause in government conlraets. 8. A niinininin living wage, bii.sed on local conditions. n. I'nblic owniTship of all fran-chise.5, snoli ns railways, telegraphs, telephones, waterworks, lighting, etc., and the enactment of laws, provincial and national, ])rovidinp for postal savings biink.s and postiil ex-pnv'.s. 10. 'J'ax reform by lessoning taxation on industry and increasing it on land values. 11. Abolition of the Dominion Sen-ale. I'i.Ivxelusion of Asiatics. 13. The union label to be iilaced on all mainiraclured goods, where inacticable, and on all government and mnniciiml supplies. 14. Abolition of child labor by children under fourteen year." of iige; and of fennilc labor in all branches of industrial life, such as mines, wwk-sliops, factories, etc. 15. Abolition of property (pialifica-tion.s for nil public ofllces. IG. Voluntary arbitration of labor disputes. 17. Proportional representation with I grouped constituencies and abolition of municii)al wards. 18. Direct legislation, through tlie iniative and referendum. 19. Prohibition nf jtrison labor in competition with free labor. 20. Better Kmi)loyi"rri' Liability Act. 21. Printed voters' lists. Coaldale Coaldalo, Nov. 13.-There was a small blaze hero Wednesday. Tho tent that the station agent has lieen living in with his family burned when all happened to be out. Tho tent was destroyed and about fifty dollars worth of clothing. As the tent was pitched against the side of tho station, the latter would have caught (Iro had it not been for the prompt efforts of the agent. .\lire Forens, servant girl in the employ of 11. A. Suggitt left them rather unexpectedly yesterday while thej' were at dinner, and started to walk to Lethbridge, about eleven miles. As soon as thoy diseovored that she had loft they looked around to see what might be missing, and .Mrs. Siiggitt found that her purse had been opened and a ten didlur hill removed. Mr. Suggitt innnediutel.N-telephoned tho police and when :Miss Kerens arrived she was immediately relieved of the money. The I,iinl position mi farm for winter nienUis or longer Wife pood cook, nia'i cajiable of li.k-inp ehiirge of farm. Twenty yeiM> xperienc(! in Cannda. Apjilv ny letter to M. M. Mackenzie, Tuber l�o.stoniee, Alia. ^3-0 NOTICE OF IMPOUNDMENT WANTED Girl for hotel work. .\pi)ly to .Arlington Hotel. 231-0 WANTED Small girl to do ligiit housework. \pply lo Mrs. J. W. Bawden, corner Olyii and Courtland Sts. 231-G Ooal mining rights ot the Domtulou in Manitoba, Suskatotiewan, Alberta, the Yulton Territory, the North-WeBl Territories and British Oolunioia, may bo itasid Icir a term ot twenty-one years at an annual rental ot $1 an acre. Not more than 2,660 uoreB will be leased to one applicant, Applioation lor a lease muet b� made to the Agent or Sub-Agent ol the district in which the rights applied for are situated. In surveyed territory the Ian'" must be described by sections, or lo gal subdivisions of sectioua, and io uiiHurveyed territory the tract applt ed for shall be staked out. Eauh application ojust be accom punied by a fee of $5, which will ho refunded if the rights api'lied tor ara not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid na the merchantable output uJ the ujine at the nite of five cents per ton. livery 1 "usee of coal ruining eighth which are uol being operated shall furaisli the district Agent of Dominion Lands with a sworn statement to lhat effect at least once in each year. The lease will lacluie the coal oiiuing rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con-didered necessary for tiie working ol Uio mine at the rate of $10 an acre. For full information (Application .-^lould be made to the Secretary ol U.e Department of the Interior,, or any Agent or Sub-Agent ol D.iminion Lands. W. W. CORY. Deputy Minister ot the Interior N.B.-Onouthorized publication ol ihii adverlisement will not be paid ir-r. Notice is hereby given that I have j ^� ^^^^ impounded in the City Pound the' f''^"' ''J"'"' entrance from the following animals: j front, suitable for two gimtlemon. 1 black aud white heifer, indistinct | ^'I'l*'-^' ^'^I'"'^- Hacon, 1243 Bompas brand, left ribs. 282-0 !�''' 282-6 JOS. GILLESPIE, I--- Pound Keeper. I FOR RENT .N'liie iiiiim biiu�e f(ir rent in N'-rli Wunl. A).ply to The F.^K. .Miisf.n l..nKi Co. 2^3-4 Raymond Uayniond, N'ov. l.'i.-Word has lieon recei\ed from Salt Lake City that :Mr. David Powelson and Jlr. William Card leave that city on tho 18th Inst f(M' the.Society Islands to lake charge 01 a mission. The.\- will be absent f(U' three years. Kev. Mr. Whilemaii of Cardsign will ei)iidiK't the seivices in the ['ro.sbyter-iau Church bolh here and at'alh oil Sunday, Nov. l,",lh. Tho Itev. ,T. .1. Canieriai will oeeiipv the ]iuli>it at Cardstoii. The Knight Sugar Co. aro getting beets from a considerable distance. Three cars of heels came through yi-s-terday from Strathmore. ;Mrs. and :\lr. W. Hedd are in Ma-gralh today. Mr, W. Watson is in Lethbridge today on business. OUTBREAK OF DIPTHERIA SI, .lohn. N. B., Nov. 13.-Over 70 cikses of diptheria have developed near Caraquet, N. B. There have been thirty-five deaths, twenty will ilie and twenty have imiiroved tbronpli antitoxin treatment. The pi'ople are lii oiuit-ed, it was found thU. Gorman bad slippi^d into a job i hut will pay liliii S.'i.UOO a jear I'nr the nest three years. TO RENT Si xroomed house on London Road. .Apply Jame.s Fi.ske, City. 281-G TO RENT Two fine large rooms in ii strictly modern house, Apjdy at 42,') Ihirtlett St. ' 282-3 Mr. Sherninn bore testimony to the excellent character of Donalil McXab, even though he dues freriuently disagree with him. He was eerlafltlly an and there' was no danger of his joining either the Liberal or) 8'^ Courtland St., Lethbridge, Alta. Miss Margaret Macpherson hraser, A. T. C. M. First Class, Hmior Graduate of Dr. Edward Fisher. Mu.-^ical Director of the Toronio (^"niiHervatury of Music, TEACHER OF PIANO AND THEORY SPECLVLTV I'l.VNO.-l'upils in all gradets ])rep,ire(l for tie' Toronto Con-,servatory exiiiniiiiiti(ins. will receive a thorough and iirtistic musical education, pre))arint; them fully for the teaching j)rofession. for the concert, church and platform work, as well as for the driuvint-' room and the social circle. Personal consiilliition in Studio, at the ri'sidence of .Mr.s. Win. Hutlon, The sittings of tho District Court and the District Judgio's Criminal Court of the District of Lethbridge during the year 1909 will be held at i..e places and on the dates given below for the trial of actions and tho t^isposal of any civil business which may properly be brought before the said Court. LETHBRIDGL-Cotnniencing: Ttiesday, January 2Gth. Tuesday, February 23rd. Tuesday, March 23rd. Tuesday, April 27th. Tuesday, May 25th. Tuesday, Juno 22nd. Tuesday, September 28th. Tuesday, October 26th.. Tuesday, November 23rd. Tuesday. December 14th. RAYMOND- Tuesday, January lath, Tuesday, April 20th Tuesday, September 7th. Tuesday, November ICth. MAGRATH- Weduosday, January 20th. Wedncjidny, April 2l8t. Wednesday, September 8th. Wednesday, November 17th. OARDSTON- Thursday, January 21st. Thursday, April 22nd. Thursday, September 9th. Thursday, November 18th. TABER- Tuesday, February 9th. Tuesday, May Uth. Tuesday, September 21at. Wednesday, December 1st. WARNER- Tuesday, March 9th. Tuesday, Juno 9th Friday, September 24th. Tuesday, December 7th. 8. B. woor. J, Deputy Attorney General. DATED October 19th. l&OB. TO RENT Three new cottages in North Ward, closer to schocjl .\pply to R. V. Gibbons, Ott Block. 278-G LOST M Windsor barn, a colt, black, 8 months old while spot on nose and star mi foreheiid, three while feet, wire cut across lliroal. Reward of $b to finder. Olaf Hiigeii. Bowville, Alta. ' 282-:i FOUND. A parcel bearing tho name W. L. "Young was left at Chow Sum's restaurant. Owner can havo same by calling and paying for this ad. 278-0 Covering Floors is Our Business FOUND Between Coaldale and Lethbridge, on Oct. 30, a large Ihu'sc collar. Owner can have same by proving property and paying expenses at Herald Office. 79-0 SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTHWEST LAND REGULATIONS Any person who is the sole head � t :i family, or any nialo over 18 years � l.i, may homestead a quarter-section o' available Dominion land in Mani ;i ba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. The i|)plicant must appear in person at lie Dominion Lunda Agency or Sub \foncy for the district. Entry uy |.';oxy may be made at any ageney o;i otrtain conditions, by father :iiolher, son, daughter, brother or nii ;e,- oi intending homesteader. Duties.-Six months' reaidence upon . i^d cultivation of the land in each iif tliree years. A homesteader may live within nine miles oi his homestead on a farm of at least 80 aces .soleli' owned and occupied by him ot by his father, mother, son, daughter, bi otlier ,or sister. In certain districtd a homesteader in good standing may pre-empt � tiuarter-scction alongside his homestead. Price J3.00 per acre. Duties. -.Must reside six months in each of six years from date of homestead entry (including the time required to .�!:ni homestead patent) and cultivate liity acres extra .V homi steader who has exhausted his homestead right and cannot ob-l.iin a pre-emption may take a pur-cl ased homestead in certain districts, l.'iice $3.00 per acre. Duties.-Must rt.-idi! six months in each of three yens, cultivate fifty acres and erect ^1 Louse worth $300.00. W. W. CORY, Deputy of the Minister of the Interior. N.B.-Unauthorized publication of this advertifement v/ill not be paid for. NURSING (Mis.s) G. A. Dainty, graduate nurse, Norniun St. east of W'estmin- ster Road. 279-6 Track Buyers Wanted Wuntt'd, liy grain linn engiigeti in track Iniying aiul eonuuission l)usiness, several thorouglily experienced agents at countiy loints, to purchase car ots and solicit consignments of gniin. Apply immediately for full particulars to Box G, Herald CANADIAN PAOiri f Establish 18(34 ^^^ Merchants Bank of Canada n ot j lj st" side: issue: When you are in uoad of 0 irpet Sfiuarea aud Rugs, Liuoleunis or Mattings, save time antl money, Coiuo right to this store aud b ooiuplotely Hatisfied TURPIN FURNITURE CO. The Home Makers HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid up Capital...........................$0,000,000 Reserve and Undivided Frofits......;....... 4-,3G7,400 Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Drafts Money Orders - Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Lethbridge Branch: Coaldale Block, Redpath St. ^ SINGLE FARE FOR ROUND TRIP TO VANCOUVER, B.C. TICKETS ON SALE NOV. 16, 16 ,17 Going transit limit eight days from date of Issue Final return limit Nov. 30th. Validation fee of fifty oents payable on tickets at Vancouver. For full particulars, apply to agent of the company or to j; E. PROCTOR, D. P. A. Calgary L. M. JOHNS>ONE Barrltter and Sillcltor Oflace adjoining Union Bank. Lelbbridfe. n-\fK ;