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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 15, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE EYE-OPENER Comprising 35 Rooms, fully modern, situated on Baroness Road, directly opposite the C. P. R. Shops and Round-House. A safe and profitable investment, and a property that will double In value within a year. Reason for selling: Illness in family. We can Rent it At Once for You I Half cash down, and the balance on very easy term^. For further particulars, apply to THE C. B. BOWMAN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. CLOSED SHOP SUtcmcnts H.y Repivselitaliv.-s t,i Company and Men- {jenocjil iiiaimger FOBsent Status of Strike '.n Ci-oW.s Nest Pass. (From Nelson, B.C., Xows.) ; At tha close of nogotiatioiis cti 9*iy afternoon iK-twecn the gcn-'Vnil manager of the Crow'.s Nest - Pa�8. Coal company and Iho national aboard members of ihc L'..^^.^V. of A. 'r.-tha'- Fcrnie corro-sitondent of Ihc � Pftily News st'curotl intorviows with Iigeneral imanagor Lindscy mid national bottler niwMtwr Biirkc. too latf, !/toowever, to transmit siimo by wiro. �.The interviews appear hereuntlcr. . It 1 wHl be noted that thore is an t,p-' parent- discropancj' Ijctwoan the state iTicttt made by gBnflral manager L.!nd-iicy in his interview and tho uti.i 'tudo to hira in the telegraphic suni-''mary of proceedings p�tjli�h?cl ycs^ 5*t�rday morning. The telegraphic ro-ivport auggeatecl that Mr. L.iid.scy h^.d i'decUned to accept Premier JfcHrdo 1M ai� arbitrator of the iog�il inior-ipvetaition of ai^icle 5, ia ro chcck-ort .Ud bad BUggefited. i>\ lien thjruof a %Judge of the supreme court, which. >/in luiT. bad been rejcctctl ,by ""tlio nn-.3ian officials. In the Interview given fiwreunder Mr. Lindscy .says that ho !^a�, agreeable to leaving 'this point llo the prime (minister of llriiish dl-IlilPJbia. It must Ixe assumed, there -,>ifore, that the point at i.'isue in not !�� to who should act as urbitmi jr �in the mtcrprotation of the check-off Vtauae in tbo Agreement, but as in ;tlie question of an "ojwn" or a �6NE 179 when you need a CAB v^o'go to the B^tltion or bring friends to your huiiie. :OAvnm also done. 'clo.sed" shop. In his intervjcw IJiidscy said: "Vo.s, we failed to reach an undiir-slanding, Mr. Uurlvi", Mr. Sharpe, Mr. Drinnan and myself. The .-oa diificnlty stancRng in the way was Mr. Ilurke's unrea-^otuihleness to con elude that we had ln'cn promiisod th opfm shop. 1 produced the written record of the proceedings. Mr. Drin nan and myself as.serting their uc-curacy. 3Ir. Laurcnson one of the men present at the time, said they were correct, and -Mr. J5iggs, sec retary of the union, itt^o present at the time, admittied .vostierdiii' in the presence of JMr. Burke, that when asked at the miners' nicrson-ally. I will say that his word, his honor, in too much at stake for it - "Wo nogotiatetl a long i.iiuu ho-cause Mr. Burke was new to the .situation and ihe circumstances ami 1 was an.vious he should bo fully ad-vi.sed on all i)oinls which he brought up. That is what has consumvtl f.o much l.nie. As to leaving Iho legal interpretation of article.,1 in its relation to the check-off order, 1 a-grewl to bis suggestion to leave that to the nominee of tlw niinistcr of Brit'isit tJolumUa. "I insisted that we had been promised and must have the open shop and that Mr. Sherman had written mo that all men had in conseriuence of the strike lieen forced into tinr union, that tbo closed shop had lei'n really accomplishctl by these means, itnd those s*) forced in must ijo vo-lea.sed. Mr. Jbirke could not see liiP, way eitiici' to coiice�le the promiiso of the v>pen shop or the releasing us from the closed shop condition nc-complisbod by the strike, and as that was what the men struck for, no further progress could ' - nuide. 'T tried to get Jklr. .Larke to concede that^if.l^rosid/Jiit Mitchell had 'fTreerT i)roT�orly atlvised of the tnir' condition of aH'air.s, lie would not have sent his telegram of Reptoni - made the following statement: son for th'is verdict. But no; they "\Vc have been negot/i^ting with make an unqualified statement about the goiierol manager of the Coal company since Oetolx?r 31st till today and dui'ing tlio course' of the conferences wo submittcil to hini ' !v! lo 1 lowing propositions: "WfSt-Wo oltered to arbitiale the check-off by an impai'tial board lo bo composed of two members ap -pointed by the Coal company, two by the V. M. W. of A. and the fifth vif)lating the principles of the il.M. W. of A., which I defy them to cx- ur it^dustrial enterprises. Disputes 'occurred lust evening at about .seven Warren, etween employers and employed o'clock on the railway trestle cross- The outcome of the episode � as Now sir, if the New Zbaland ^ing Moose Croe proved agair.�t nio but that I told the tCiith to the putdic and to my fellow workmen, who flid not kr.ow. As yon have seeined to l>c so in - >rganized body and a factor in the ifo of that colony, wawls O.vbow, was met by the west | After tbey loft Warren the low' bound fivight when be was in con j Vida for her bu.l>and apparently member to )>e selected by thv>so four j tercsterl in fair play and stating he A.It. & r. Co. The Co. would ^01 f et into ditch by ave refused those dcinandti. Tlvo.Tljo-man immediately, after that 1 had sufierctl humiliation, let Miners' Union would then, by a r'p- nor ilisheartened, but persecuted by attention of the Arbitration court, a The uKjn in the meantime, to le-sume work, pending a decision by tnc said board of arbitration. "Second-We agre�l to canc.'l all who are upholding deceit and triirtmal composed of one labor rep-names sifinedgn afresh. jivll that you know, you would ria for � d'scision without argument, tuestion o( wages the Co. would be Kjuired to produce the books and ihi- rruwtl. a dead fusK carj go with 'he si ream, but it takes a live one lo go aftainst it. Let me say here 'show them to the court, but to no-hat the prenrier *niishl appoint an., hhat in .iustice to my.selt in tbe name | body else. The decision of th.s tri-one man as arliil rator. e.xcepting a inin\'r, operatur. judge or chief jus lice of the curl. Thai we woulil l-eKimu' work pemling a deci.s'iiHi r.'U-dereil b.v siu'h arbitrator iDr the ife of Ihe agreement. "Th.'Se pro[iositions .Mr. I.'nds.'V refused to,accept." Afi, Ihe minoriiy report in print, I'he .nu'iiirity report was published; wh.v nivi the minoril.v? pecMl- iarit.N' of I lie report publishofJ is that MO nanic.'! are signed lo it. I woui'l like lo ask wh.\'.' I am accused rf viiilal iiiR- the iirini-^ipies of the I.'.51. W. of \. I w.iiil the commi'ttoe who oiibl'.slii.d the I'ejiort to go a little Mirth,! h.\ taking Ihe public into tli,'ir lonfidencR, by telling th>im uhat principles I violutetl. Was it a real principle or an inmgiin-iry i>ne'.' 1 cuni'ess t am extrcnvely anxious ubiiul tlii.s point. l''ei-h!i' To the F.lit,)!-. Keriiii' Li'dger: I .\ller a careful study of the .'on-so()uences and-what is following ihc decision of tht.' inv,istigaLion com niittee and the resolution haiidejl in by them, I am not snrpri.sed at their decision when I eansi�ler the dcclaraitions made by soiii.' of ilies,' men 'against me, and I believe i hat j .\ DOI'T .\ MW ZMVLA .N IfS l.KtHS-the niajorit.v of that assembly li'id | I.NTION lecided upon what Uvy intemlefl lo i ___ do r.ith me. also \\hea I nvnsider | ^ r.e(hl,ri(lsV POINTS THE MORAL. ICxiirericncos of a Prominent M. P. in Buying Cloth�s8. T. P. O'i.'onnor, M.P., who is very BRIIXJIC CONTRACT AWARDKD. (Special to Herald.) Saskatoon, Nov. 8.-John 'iurn one of ihc most at  tructive and energetic of the chorus girls who filled the stage, was his wife, whom he supposed was at lio>ne lursing a sick headache. Then there .an a sc(>iu> which borderiNl nsarer a ragt^y than o|)cra boulfo. Mrs. Mecton. hoawer^ was obdur-tc. She refuses to leave the ohora* unlRSH her husband wouM settle upon her an income of tlO.OOO a year. jThis he angrily refused to do, and there tor tho preaent the controversy' and Sons, Winnipeg, vnsn au^rd.^d ' Mrs. Ilecton continuing er shoiiKI Ki\'e the Alberta government fQ^fd lor thought. Coali Cser refers to Ottawa inter -cession, fpiito right, but our mvn legislattiro meets in .lammr.v and ma,v I sugji.'St that the niemlier for over.v electoral dls,tri('t attend that session with a deterniiination to bring oal and warmtli to vxory one �.f his constituents b,v legislation, if. 'hen tho demands of the coal min-rs * wore made known last March, he compulsory ^irbitration legisia-ion of Now Zealand had Ixvn in brce in this province, wo would have .ad no S'triko and if that legislation 8 adoptMl at the conuing session we of experiments and chances oi 'the contract for the bridge over the P**' chorus. O. T. P. SELKCT PASS. MIRACiriX>irS ESCAPE. (Special lo Herald.') / Alameda, Sask., Nov. 8.-A most will have n6 more strikes in any of miraculous Cscapo from instand death (Special to Herald.) Ot'tawa. .Vov. 8.-The Orand Trunk Pofific has selected Ycllo>vi. Head Pass through the Rocky Mountalis, and 3.\|U'ct railway conmiissionpr to approve of route. fowl all kinds, entered a small 'Lond;)n Saskatchewan hero. Price $90,030. drajv^r's shop in Chelsea and ordered himself u suit of twoeade the way one formei-ly had sbiws custom-made. One can buy five widths in shoes and l"i'r> .style.',-all (Itting better than cus-lom made shoes, and the Scini-read.v tailoring idea is divided into physifjjue t.vpes, sub-divided into forms, and again into sizes. A. Southard asks you to tteo tho silken Seml-Roady lalxsl on tho inside of pockets of coats, trouscr-i nnd overcoats. Rol^. Johnson, ex-M.P. baa tjcen appointed registrar of Peel County. Ont. SAW WIFF AiMONO THE ClloniS OIRLS. Rich Huaband at Opera, Suppose