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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Tl 1 I-- U1 nt L.t Y r'w f f TU 1 1 M 1 lie s rage IDailg 1 he Local News j i. It. Live Local You txpect It FRIDAY, NOVKMBICR 14, 1919 LETIIUniDGE, AUJKHTA. SEVEN Ease With Which Agitators Sway Rank And File of Miners Is One Big Cause of Instability of Coal Mining in Alberta Officers Bting Klecfed For Only dy ou the stand Bui (live vA- One Year Little Chance scales. He dencc as lo Ihn condition ot city (o Make lioud Declares Com- that the were out o[ order Rod etated weighing was Elopped until Ibal missioner Laughrun Fight jscafes "were rut Ibougbi 0. R U. Agiluton; Affect tlie industry Here Closed Friday Forenoon. There was a good deal of frank at the sittings of (be coal comnjIssioD, which concluded on Fri- day morning, to meet In Calgary on Monday. Mr. I.anghran of Iho com- jnlsslon, u'ho nils as tho reprjienla- tlvea of Ibo miners of District IS ot the of A., the present system of elecLtn? officers j couduclTc lo unrest and discontent. He Trent so far ay lo say ihrit no re intii -sould wleli to lie sc official of the district under Iho pros- nnl method of cloclkju. but later quali- fied this by saying "no man." Lsujhran contended thai the present .system whereby raon wero elected for uiic yenr only was ell -F-rons. H took all lhal lime lo cot acquainted with conditions out (he district, in the position o1 of Ihe antl In the meantime thy unsuccessful candiilales for (be office did all they could blaclrbsli the bolder in Iti'j hope' that this would inak'i Cor success (or them the next In order to re-election, tlie president anrt othcrE felt ibai tbey liaJ (j show Urn they hail doiie something anil so hat wialher ,or conditions were nol He was also of the opinion that e n year was cot enough (or teat- it 5 the scales. 0. B. U. Split A. Bryant, of Commerce, represent- __X the miners of Chinook mines, continued bis evidence. In reply to a qutillon aa to the split In the min- ing camps tetrcen the O.B.U. and the International, be said it wfta occa- sioned bocftuM Any leader or agiutor could get i following whether he na right or wroof. Mr. it Ibe other he doea tie thinking. Mr. goes lo bear out Ihe men do not rlo the think- ing (or themselrci. Jn regard lo tbo iplll between tbe O.B.U- and International, to hear oul his point as to the men being led away, Mr. Oryiat staled lliat in OUB local Lho men voted with the In lernatlonal, two weeks alter the same men voted wjlh foe O.D.TL, afiatn, thrco weehE after, they voted for Intornatlonal. Guide In Chinook Mines The question ol guide posts in the Chinook mines was gone In n- gnrd lo this, Moses Johtiaon, local in- Epeclor ol mines. that (here wcie notices put up that lliu men sliouliV noi travel on the haulage Elope when 11.3G n doztn tout not enough aulomo- lEea can be eupplkd to ktep pace itli demand, that Is plenty ol money In the coutitry. Tho "puba" era opeii only from J2 to and are usually eoM out beforo clos- lug time. Meat Is rery rcarcu while dealers are having a hard time to dlBpoie ot Ihelr product owing to tie fact that the German PB practically cul oH. :hts Mr. Johnson mid that Ihero was In thu Chinook cilne, JL regard lo the plan ul the i ind lo thu notices, Mr. Divanl [Uat the men were more particular in reading Iho notices put up the locul, ;bnu la consulting tbc plan and noting i oilier uolice.i In regard to the roads. Inspectors' Visile reply to the statement made In .rd lo the resolution of the Com- merce local asking that the men ap- pointed mine. Inspectors 'should not notify the company of their visits. Mr. Johnson said I hat ia visiting tlic mines KB had carefully carried out Mr. Stir- Instructions in not notifying tbc company when visiting the mlnofi. All hd did was lo notify tho pit boss about 30 inInutc-3 be-fore ho started out that lie was coming so as to save time ID finding the pit, boas. Ho ati not ron- fHder there was any objection to this, as the company could not possibly gel Ihinga straight in short period. Mr. Bryan: juejilJoned that the ran ecn for the resolution of bis In TOjjard to Ihe Inspector or mines wns .haL (be men had noticed luc pit toss lad come to the surface Ln meet nspector on his arrival nt the mliieJ leuce 4uo inference that tbc company u. knew lhat he was coming. The slate- ment! of Mr. Jolinson maUe to ex- plain ihls. In regard to the riucslion of iospcc- tlon of mines; Mr. slid thnt'v the same, as it appeared in Ihc Herald. he.ula.Rc was on. The tie said, were always In condition for to pander to tho various organizations men lo travel.- All tbe men who work- fa taking what coasidered grlev-ied in Ihe mine were familiar with tho i and la uiaking Voting n Farce In rcfercncct Io the appolnluieut oljth' officers, Mr. Ijujbran saiil.luat tha syslfini whereby men held offEuc for more than one year was Ihe best. ng roads, and iu the j strangers ihcy alinirs taken bj1 'I'the officials or by tbclr partners tnd familiar wltb the roads. In lo 'ihc'point _ ___ ._ _uUc ot Ibe uollues ibe men wani In Ihis connection he inaiaiiccil ihe posls, Mr. Bryant said that live" years of olfice helil by, Frank] bo bad not worked in inc mines here-, Shefrn5h'snd the three 07 four years in the mines In South Wales (litre held by BUI Powell. The volins for] was no difficulty in Ilndtne officers, according to Mr. about. WAS not 84 it should be; omuy u! thu Plan of Mine men voted simply bcf.iusfc they hail Mr. Stirling drew attention to tbe lo, as there was Iho fine of 51.00 in-j fad thai in Iho Mines Act inerc should fllcted .In'ciBa ther Tailed to do so. A. j a plan of every ntlne the inin- ors could .use to mafcc themselves fam- iliar wllli Uic uuJcrground roads. To Thy donations lnvo been reccJved from the members of Chinese- National league for the O. W. V. A. building fund iQF ChoT.- JIO; F- J- (2; Fred 32; Yip Yee Fe "Jim Lung S. M. Loo Phillip Wang Ling Harry WODR Jl: tson JZ; GOT? JJoa Jllnj; Wo Bam ?2; Wing Eon S3; Jong Jack Cow Lee Suey L'jng Kook Wan Fan Wong Jim Jl; Charlie lao 53; A. K. DB Jl. Total The food distribution In Loncton during ttio presBut iabor circles has been pi iced Jn chnrgo ol a. woman. SIR JAMES OUTflAM WILL SPEAK HERE Sir James Outram, Uart., the uotcil Orauga leader, wiii giro fin adiSresg In iho First. Baptist church on Tuesday evening nezt. Nov. IS. The lecture will TIG free, iind all are invited. man, RaatoTlch, (or Instance, would come In and looking ai. the ballot paper Trould say "Ma no suv'aa" anrl vould REk another lo mark lha for him. In Inis way. lha officers would elected by about _i) men. He himself bail at these marked no Ihau one IiundreJ In Ibe tUacussioti iL rania down till this that tho men who tnaiic tlie moJlj nolEe'.snd organiza-j lions' came lo tbc" top or ihe poll." Ill further divulged that Ihc men did! not do-lhelr IbinVins bul. liad'Lneir' Ihinkiug done for them by ccrtairi In Ibe eri'Jciice ot llic operafors it. transpired lhal coal mining wan not aHogelher a liicrativo Industry, whicli lirougiU fonh tlic reniark from Mr. iihaw thai tbe business was Uic laal he care to go Into, i Miners Uot Present Miuurs from the Taber and Coal- hiirsl minpR did not turn up as ex- pected .at thu Friday nioming ses- rlona alihougli liip.y had horn lohl Ihit Ibalr expenses would he naiil nntl 50 far as" the J-elhbridge were (-unearned llm cToacd noon. y discussed In relation 10 the com- pany being of thu visit of tlic inspector, arid ihat an ex- pit boss stated tbat. rturlng ilio two yesr? he had worked In the mine, lie ii-L-1 never been informed betorohanJ the; coming of the Inspector. In regard lo the cotmilalut of tlio Commerce local Iliat all the not visilnd >Jr. Johnson suid he every- working mine. hi: large mines such No. G ami It look Jive days lo go over Ihciii, Hi'i went Inlci even" working part of HIP mints nc.-' in tbc big mines ilcvoisil j tivo nays and -then came hat-li. j Breeding Discontent In further relation lo discontent among miners, Mr. McXeill put it cloH-n to Ihe lack of inforniiLtioii :im-1 ong thein. Mr. Lang-bran tontemlsd! tlia[ It was ivorse than ihal, HS the j object oC ccrlain olTicifils of tar unions was to_breed discontent. I O v v v o MORE BOOKS NEEDED The appeal ma Jo by Qiembers ot ihc Slkokototi Chapter, T.O.D.B.. for bound boolifl. to be eent tu tiie toMlera nt the Frank Sanatorium, ban been vtry respond lo by some- uf the Le'.li- briJge but a. many books are attlt reiulrcd before tbo shipment can made. Chvlog lo able weather, 3omo who havo boon? have been UD- ablo to dollar them, aucl lo overcomt this dirficiiHy, If such people would oillier phuiic; Mr, Nelson al H3J or Miss Dem- ley at 401, giving their, named will he made to have the books for, as ihc girls arc anx- ious lo have liiem sent for- ward by the beglunlns of lha we o- SIR THOMAS WHITE'S MOTHER PASSES AWAY TORONTO, Nor. Elizabeth Nlcliolls has passed away at the resi- dence here of her aon, Sir Thomas WMtc. TLe late Mrs. Nlcliolls was In her 84th year. Klio wag born In Omagh county, Tyronuc, Ireland, in 1 While quite young, she married James TVhllo aurl In 1S59 sho "and her hua band sailed for Canada, seltllnF as Tar mers In Hal ton. county, where they hat1 relatives. Mr. WhtLo riled In 1S59 aad subsequently Mrs, While became tho wife ol Thomas Xlcholls, o( Hamilton, who la nlso deceased. Five children survive. They are: Sir Thomas White, of Toronto; Mrs. Dr. J. A. MeXlvcn, of Actou; Mrs. Rev. George Mason, of Ookvllle; M. E. NlchoUs, director of public- InformR- lion.pltaiva, and Mrs. William Aluslie, ot Comber, Out. Tests Prove Mine Scales Right, City Scales Wrong ot the coal commlislrip, Mr. LivluR- stone, Bupcrlnteriflcnl of Gait mines, made a Elate me lit regard to 1bo TTelgh scales or the mlnos In refutation of was saM, on Wed- foy, ty !Mr. Murphy a? ibe coal ng He look Iho throuVle, on Thursday morning, lo test his scalta and also the citv scale? as lie coiftlJerc-d lEat the Imputation made lu regard lo ilio shortaja of weights iu Iho neigh scales ol tas Ualt mines was a very serious one. WANTO SHEEP Tha following telegram bas been received from a Montana Elieep com- panr the Board of Trade: "VT6 are Informed '.hut you are rep resenting cheep interest in your local Hy regarding sals ot TVo cm use twenty thousand white-faced ewe- and ewe lamba provided price ia right and sheep aro In good condition. all details nci where and ivheu can be been." dollars saved by Bovril Hovril used in Uic Kilchen means dollars savct! in the It makes nourishing Lot dishes out of colJ food whicli vvoulu not otherwise b: eaten. But sec that you get the real thing. If it is not in Ihe Bovril boltle it is not Bovril. And it mini be Bovril. of HID ahorlly lie Tore At Itic K. Aliirnoch Head of Uoanl Hear Spo- v kane Holel or not he considered it as iL-h, It is true thit [be very largo attendance nt. Thursday's mcoling ol Ilia Board o[ Trade can be construed In no other WAX than as a distinct tribute to President G. 11. Marnorh, who presided Rt the heart of ttio Honrrt for the time since hlg return from Great Hrilain. There was not a vacant chair at tbo tables and an Additional table bad lo be installed to accommodate the crowd. City Scales Wrong The me el ing want with nil the biidi' rjorrting set3lons Chief liar- uoss Mko swine with which all meet- Growing Romping youngsters thrive splendidly on An- ideal food -with cream or good milk, Delicious-Economical Grocers. if Postum Cwtil Co.LM.Windsor Ont. tigs over which Mr. Marnodi iircside.1? po coniliiclcd. and p-'nile there was loUring particularly new dwolt witii he uroken ends of a number-of mat- ers were picked Among the features ol llic meelinc an ndriresi by Mr. -William} 5ehii5ler ot Siiokane. Iho man most reaponsiTjle for Iho very line Uaven-1 port hotel of Hint clly. who spoke with reference to ibe piaco a liolel liolili! In Iho community life ot a o.iiy. Mr.j Schusler is in Hie city advising willij special comintltcc or (lit lioanl of Trartc relative lo liotcl m.illers. and while bad nolhin? whatever lo ibout any dcCiiiiLe iic iliil .some linings about Uic part tlie hotel plays in a community whirli was well worth hearing. Ttia hcilel ho de- clared is the first and mobl impoitani. I of coulact between inn city and Iho visitor, and II should hn male inc express [oil ot the city's hospitality antl tho cllizon's confidence in rommunity. Inct-JcnlRlly .Mr. Sdm.s- pald a glowinp tribute lo resident ruocli anrl tbo work he is UTiRcl'iEH- doing for Lcthbrlilgo find spokp very kind M'orrla for the Irealment nc- j corded him at tlie hostelry nt which ha was slopping while In tin? city, President Marnocb annoiuicod at the request (if. Ihe I.O.Ixrl. that ou TUPS- OBT evening next Sintlh of St. Catherines 'would" i public meeting in tho Y.M.C.A. on Iho and urfifd I menihcr-j of tho Hoard lo SpcakTng of Mr.'MBrnoch reiterated he liinl already In Hi? press to bis ileasilro al Iho progress which liail icon made during his absence. ]lo salf] Ihal .1 statement, from the Irrlga lion would forthcominfT In a. clays furtncr cxplnlnlng Ihe piogrer-; of the work. Tho matter of lelcffraph rdtc.i Is receiving the Iloard'o attoullon report would ho rnado nl tho next meeting by V. K. Spooncr who hna the rjuesllon haiid. On the Industrial Conference which had been cnlcrlalnod during the pi s Men ft' absenca, ha dcclarocl akopllcal lhat the congress w starling at Iho wrong end nnrt thought that nny money to ho spent should be for Iho getting of apcclllc Information Tho population mud ho Increased find lhal can como nhout safely only hy netting more farmer3 soundly esta hlishcd on the land. .After D. P3. Harris had moflo an ap- peal for n social oJforl to douWo up on Ilia Victory Ixjan, Mr. Marcocti spent a minute In lulling the immhcra o( iho Board.aomo of his oh- aorvAllons while in tho Oltl Country. Among Ihcm wero thai railway fares were greally Incrcasdt wbtlc ocean passenger ratoa wcro-doubled. Bread and butler rather than polillcfl U the principal Interest cf Ibe Old Country ficoplo the present time. ICgps arc Felger Tickets Redeemed-r- Will NOT Hy us. any Wien (lie Kelger-Karming Co.. Ltd., dis- continued delivGrinjj they made arraugoiuents for us to redeem Iheir oulslancliDs ticWts, Wo have redeemed lliom mi lo the prcsenl. but as another fimi is iion- selliug 'Felger tlcliclr, WE WILL NOT REDEEM THEM ANY MORE. Crystal Dairy, Ltd. To Our Many Customers of Our Shoe-repairing and Shoernaking Department We wish to announce that we have also started a Retail Boot and Shoe Department For Men and Boys. H i? our aim !o give you. Iho very beat values si Ilio lowest price? jiossMjIa. The Quality. Uomtort find Dilr.iblllty ol our Footwear is utr surpassed. Call m ctud Lc convinced. ROTHWELL KNOWLDEN 5114TH AYE. SOUTH. SUCCESSORS TO F. MILES. PHONE 1717. ILK! PASTEURIZED SAFE 1 Sc. a Quart Cream, Half-pint, 15c. lal in sliow you 4hs quality of our Tl Is suaranlted lo ronUin'2.S butter fat. Phone 1929 and Our Driver Will CaD. Chief Mountain Creamery Company, Ltd. CLUB CAFE We Strte the Best 35c Meal la tbo City. Quick Gerries. Our Calfeo and French. Pastry 13 Dliferent. BUY VICTORV BONOS Head offict, Cardtton. K. A. McMillan, r. I.lvfngeioitc siM thai. Ia (esl- tlic mines' n-UU uEand pound hii l they were true. Ihe same on (he cllj- scales ut four points, he found ibaL on Hi1; sou'.b alrte they were 21) yioimJe shurt Bnd un Ihrj north clde 35 po'jiirlgj average uf pounde iu a thousand pounde. A motor weisJifoir 3240 pounds UD Ibe mi net1 icalci, TVS a found lo note 3150 pounds tvnen inar- ed on tho city scales. .Further, -.vliai turned 4000 pounds on the mines' scales at four iiolnts guve the 1 Ing OD four polo IB on ihc city ccales: 950 pounds, SU19 poiuidsj 3S10 poiiads. ponuila a total of 15640 rounds on 1COOO poundi- II Lho tuloa soli coal by Hie city scales there frould bd considerable loss. Tho above that IL wts not the mine ccales hut tlie city scales that were not true. DON'T VISIT OTHER MEN'S WIVES Wfi AM NOW SELLING NATIONAL PROSPER- ITY INSURANCE -ii'siJ VICTORY BONDS J THE EDGETT AGENCIES Ltd. Bilmonl Block, Phone No. 651 Flra ftnd ANNOUNCEMENT After several weeks'1 absence on account of ill- ness, I have again returned to business. I have a nice stock of Shoes and am ready to handle all repairs promptly. I also nave'equipment to.sharpen skates. H. G. KILNER THIRTEENTH ST. NORTH. PHONE 317. E. A. EWERT JEWELER and OPTICIAN MOVED TO WHITNEY BLOCK, 413 THIRD AVENUE Rear of Union Bank v 7 BUV VICTORY BONDi REPRINTS They arc dispJayey on the wall where everyone can sec them. The most versatile" select ion of titles, by living authors. These Books come at a price exactly one-half the cost of copyright publications. Therefore the policy of Two for the Price of One should appeal lo the reading public. Tlic loVer of entertaining reading, whose circumstances ne-' cessilate long periods of solitude midst nature's fer- tile plains, will find the price, 85c for a gooid a boon to exhiliarate' the drudgery of winter's long months: This is in the nature of a blessing in disguise.- [ion and v For the multitude, at The Twentieth Century Book Store "EVERYBODY'S BOOK SHOP" OUT-OF-TOWN ORDERS SOLICITED. 514 4th AVENUE. PHONE 813. ;