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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LKTHKRTnOlS DAILY IfUKALl) I'Vhiii.v. Xovemlwr How's this for a List of Real Live Wire Bargains v'Tftese One-Day Bargain Sales are a great treat to those wiho appreciate Real Bargains. We advertise only when I we have something especially good, and the people respond to our ofTerihgs. Tweed Coats on sale at About 15 cams of good quality twvtftls will bo sold ou Saturday at assaying of from SS to MO.OO. The sizes are 34. 36 ouly. Remember this offer- ing is good for Saturday ouly. New Dresses Marked Low for One Day Some new dresses opened on Thursday. They V represent all that's In style, tho materials are principally vicunas in cardinal, navy, black j 3C, and SS. School Hose on sale 18c pair A heai'.v Hbbed eoiton and wool hose, with v a double knees. .They come tu black only. Rss- qlar 35c, Sizes from 7 to 9. Pure Silk Taffetta Ribbons Reduced lOc Nearly "every one has a ribbon sale these SaTK. So [feculed to fall in line and offer you our regular quality for ten cents. All colors. Girls' Tweed Coats Clearing at Girls coats that were 5S and not in the first rank as to style, thyy possi-ss good wear- ing qualities. .Sizes.to fit ages S 10 12 years. Tweed materials only. Waists Reduced to 95c for Saturday A collection of and ?t.DO Waists gathered, together for Saturday's yelling', the siv.es are 34 to -10. You will find some great bargains in this lor. Better come hr early, Bias Fitted Corsets One-Third Off AH Lines Bias fiiled corsets are good we have decided that all the odd lines must SO, and for Saturday the entire lot are marked at one third their prices. Ladies' Ribbed Cashmere Hose 50c, now 35c A fine black cashmere hose in a fancy rib. Just dozen pairs of these 50c hose go on sale at 35c. Sizes 9. 9L-2 only. WE ARE SELLING OUT ALL THE MEN'S V FURNISHINGS COST PRICE Owing to the increased business in our Dry Goods De- Apartment, we have been compelled to close out the men's furnishing department. We list only a few of the many good things you will find when you pay us a visit on Saturday. Heavy Ribbed Wool Under- wear 75c The faumu.s Tiser Brand, all wool S1.I1II and St.Mn :u ally store. You can get all you want here lor Ida. Sizes from 3-1 to 42. "Tooke's Finest Cambric Shirts Clearing at 95c A' chalice .to- buy the finest yhirts made .in .Can-. ad a, at wholesale prices. AH jjood quality per cfiles and 'primed oxfords. Sizes 14 to 17. Value as high -us Flannel Worth now 90c An odd of English Flannel Shirts in light anf niPfHfjrn colors. Sizes 1G to Samn wir.h Regular values as lifgli as 31.50 Underwear Similar to Stand- fields 95c An extra heavy rib, all wool underwear, similar to Stanfleld's Red Label, We are clearing out these HUBS at Ihe actual factory cost, pins the freigiit. Quality Overalls Going at 95c pair A grey twilled the union nmde. Sold everywhere for Sizes 32 to 40. A great bargain. A Lot of Linen-Lawn Kerchiefs now 9c Twenty Men's Linen Viand kerchiefs, hern- a line of excelda handkerchiefs, with fancy borders. Regular Jiic, Remember we intend sacrificing the prices to clean out the Men's Department, Now is your chance to Stock Up 1 Ml ESTATE UNSHRINKABLE Warm, shapely comfortable Carefully tailored garments in Single- and Union Suits DEALERS EVERYWHER Tiger Brand AUSTRALIAN LAWS PASSED BY LABOR 0- Thirty Important Acts in Twenty Years By George A. Ooney, Ph. D., LL. D In Chicago Tribuna. Sydney, During the last wenty-four j'oars a single Australian lifts handled over During this time it paid out for union funds. strike expenses, lawyer hire, and polit- ical propogamla more than Tho secretary of this union that for every dollar contributed the [laborer received a direct gain of iio1 i Juris thau SS In hnrd cash. I But labor maintains titrus in. the shape of me reused wage :have been perhaps 1101 leant, but ce tainly not the greatest gam aucordin to the cbmmunlty by unionism. Lab or has deliberately compelled legisla lion, the combined effect of which 1; been to raise the ciuy laborer to position which he has in no othe country. I do not intend to examine, nidus trial legislation in Australia, as much just at present, are now concei ed with the history of the rise of party to prominence, if not pre iu Austral'.! politics. There fore it is not out of place to contras su-called democratic measures pasiset by par'jament to and sinci; of the L.i'.'or party. For Ihe present it must suffice to do this for single stale i New South U'alus Early Deniocrj'n: Legislation liemocrati? prior to ilm oimng of !o'o the Held cf is cp to jirat il.'y confined iwu subjects-. The ,eiisiou of the franchise and the exteu- ion of so-called undesirable immi- nts. The electoral act of 1S59 open- d the franchise to manhood suftra. ud voting by- ballot. There were four dditiontil acts: One act of importance 11 ring the pre-lahor epoch of 1SGO plac- d alight restriction's on aliens: oue f 1S61 placed a poll tax of ?50 ou ach Chinaman and allowed the entry only one Chinese to every ten tons urthen; an act of 1SSO further re- ricted Chinese! and an act of 1SSS uposed a poll trfK'ut" on all Chin- j ie permitted: fo laud and restricted, lips to the carriage of only one Chin- ;e passenger to every 300 ions, and irtlier refused to all Chinese ualur- ization Vights and the right to mine rthout the permissiou of the rainis- r for mines. There was a furiher so-called demo- cratic this pub- lic instruction act of ISSO, which abol- ished state aid to denominational schools and established a system of compulsory and. partly free secular ed- ucation. Thus during -the first thirty- five years of constitutional govern- ment in" New South Wales the masses from their point of view at least, were hardly considered. But even then Aus- tralia had become so enamored of the "white Australia" idea that employers of labor had but little general support their demand for cheap Chinese labor. Labor claims that in twenty years it lias pup no less thau thirty democrat- ic measures ou the statute books These are summarized by Mr. Blac! as follows; 1. i lie conciliation and arbitratioi act of 1S91. This measure was volun tary. The court could not- compel th attendance of the parties to a dispute make an nor iforca a ite clsion. 2. Tho electoral act of 1S93, whicli made residence the voter's sole qual- ification, and thus abolished plural voting, electoral rights, and an exten- sion of the voting hours. 3. The labor settlements act of 1898, which provided for th eplacing of the deserving unemployed in. communal settlements on crown land, where they were provided with huts, food, cloth- ing, seeds, and implements. 4. The land tax act of Regulation of Factories. S, A workshops and factories act which made resist ration imperative; provided for periodical inspection, san- itation and ventilation, the fencing of dangerous machinery, and belts; lixed meal hours; prevented tho employ of children under Ki, and permitted lads under 10 and women io work 48 hours a week In factories and llfty-two hours in shops. 9. C'oa! mines regulation act, which makes managerial daily inspection uiid lerlodical government inspection com- J pulsory; insiis on the appointment of certified inspectors, arbitration in Ifspu'ces, coroner's i minifies on acci- dents, notices of abandonment, the fencing of abandoned shafts, payment by weight, appointment of check weighers by men, impulsion to tho working face of not less than 100 t'eot of air per minute for each man, boy, and horse in each mine! prohibits -ilia employment of women and boys under. 14, and public house payments, also single shaft mines. 10. The selectors' relief act. 11. Keappraisenieni of special areas. 12. The perpetual leasing act. 13. The navigation amendment so miitllated by the council that its main' provision was the reduction of i fiilot fees. 14. The elections amendment acts of 1S97, and 1S9S. reduced he period necessary to qualify for a ransfer from one electorate to another, making the vote of the careful elector ractlcally continuous, Exclusion .of Other Races. 15. The exclusion of inferior races, 'his had to be arrived at by means C an education test The navigation amen-iment act f 1SS9, which abolished the marine ojird, constituted a department of. nav- gatiou and courts oi marine inquiry; tade inspection com pulsory on the rder of the court; provided that all i eagoiug steamers shall carry holders f J a.first or second class engineer's cer- ficate, and that 'other steam driven :.ssels shall carry a certificated en- nber of the tliml also .that all j eagoing vessels shall carry "u certffl-j tted captain and mate, f 17. The early closing act, which j the closing of all business! .G p.m. oil four'n'iglrtB oC j the week, at p.m. on one day, and al 10 p.m. on another day. Tea Table Talks UOAV niiiiiy times is'toil served in yuurhome during1 the year? Over a l.lioiisnrul limes, no donhl. iSnrh frequent use M enrel'nl .choice. Experiment with us many leas as yon please: vour evcnlual choice for flnvor, for economv. for purity will be Us to Serve You by giving our DELICATESSEN your order "in good time .Baked chicken, salads of all kinds, macar- oni aiid cheese, cheese straws. pies cakes doughnuts, sale. Made fresh dally' Anything '.order; oir short notice. We .make it the way yon like it. ALL HOME COOKING IN KESTATJBANT Clean hoine-Iike sin-rbim ding's and nice meals IS. The act to limit 'the attachment of exemption being up to weekly. 20. The truck act. This measure put a slop to compulsory residence in the of the employer, compulsory dealing at the employers' stors, and o on. 21. Coal lumpers baskets act. This limited the capacity of the baskets car- ried by the coal lumpers on their backs so 'that, no fewer then eleven went to the ton of coal. 22. The old age pensions 1000, whlcirprovides for the payment, of 10 si: The Markell Si. South-- Lethhridgc teen the be- came an active political force.. Educating Parliament. "These are the legislative deeds of the Labor party; their other doings are scarcely less IniptK-taut Thsy Inue not only parliament and iU successive lea Ours up -to an under- standing' of what the people today de- mand but have also exerted an impor- act of i l'lnt' tofluence i'i the governmental management uf all departments of SASKATOON, DEALER TOOK PAY- MENTS AND WAS UNABLE TO DELIVER THE TITLE n'j i-uoii, Ain u. liaitcn, f tiic bust known real cslalc brokers in Saskatoon, was placed nn- arrest- hist uiKhi by the city I police, and will clmrKCit with ob- i.HHif-y under fahift pretenses, ibat Hatlon sold pro- id a of thtr police ami linn pay men ts ilm coiiHlabh-. When the piiynicul, nunc iliip it is said Hit tint! Wlis unalilf to drlivftr y in qticutlon be-! ma.u. falling on unimproved values at the rate of 3d per pound, with an exemption up Id .0 5. The income lax oE 1335 of lid in he pound, with an exemption up to The franchise act, giving votes o the police. Two mining amendment acts, vhtch lowered the charge for miners' Ight5 from 20 shillings per annum to j 2s Hd for six months, dating from the issue of the right, with the right to mine for minerals other than gold; reduced the cost of occupation leases and imposed labor conditions on all special leases granted to- landowners under the original act. eekly to adults'of G5 Jslate- as tlie list will testify: rears, resident in the state for twenty- establishment of a minimum wagy, five years prior to application and not possessed of property exceeding the value of or an Income exceeding an hour day for rail- 23. The miners' accident relief act lue substitution of ciay for con tract. s far as possible on govi'rnraent. men, (4) a week's holiday annual- ly to state's manual laborers as we! of which provides for allowances !as 'fo its clerical un- in cases of disablement; gives widows io" to all government employes, Certain in results beca use purest' in a funeral allowance of and a week- ly allowance of S shillings and half a crown for each child under 14 years of age. 24. The city council amending act, which abolishes plural voting and gives the lodger a vote. 2fi. The wharves and rocks resumpt- ion act. This measure placed all the nrainesEt wharves and waterside wharv-! es of the city in the hands of the peo- ple, and also added to the common pos-' sessions of a. vast area of centrally j situated land. 26. An act to amend the early closing act which made it applicable to all country Chopping districts proclaim- Ml by the governor, where the hours of closing on four days shall be 6 I'clock, on one day 10 o'clock, and on mother (Wednesday or Satnrdtiy) 1 i'clock. Quarters for Shearers. 27. The shearers' accommodation act f which made compulsory the recfion on all stations where shearers nd shed hands are hired, of buildings or their use which shall give cub- feet or air spane to oach sleeper, 'hicu shall provide separate cooking and dining apartments, with separate apartments lor Asiatics. 28.8 Thft miners' accident relief a- mcMidment act of 1901. 23. The indiiHlrial arbitration net of IftOl, which provides for the regis-' tration and incorporation of industrial unions and the making and enforcing of'industrial agreements. The act made illegal either strikes or lockouts I oir-the part of eh her employes or em-1 ployeiy, who hnd entered into a col- lec.tlve agreement; gave preference !o union labor, all things being made unionism compulsory on claim-, ants and respondents; fined up to I those who did not obey court's awards. The women's frnnchiKo act. of which conferred on the women South Wales all -ilie political rfgiils unjoyod by men, nave that of sitting in parlliuiiimt. "'Anil waya Mr. mack In his the Now South Wales Lab- or thirty democratic UB were piiased iusido of tlilr- (6) preference to on all gov- ernment jobs, preference to union- ists, all thing being crjual, under the arbitration act in all employmyirU, (S) the- abolition of the subleti7ig of government contracts, the estab- lishment of u government clothing fac- tory.'1 TAPS MOUNTAIN FOR WATER Salt Lake City Expects to Get Large Supply From "a Tunnel. A remarkable project, intended to increase the water supply of Salt Lake a mountain in order to reach streams much promise of success. A How of gallons :i- day lias already beet! obtained in this unique fashion, and it is believed that the amount will be increased many fold before long. The problem of supplying'water for tho rapidly growing population of this a most difficult one. Streams that Now down from the mountains are j, not sufficient for city and irrigation uses, and for impounding the spring floods will not suffice for many years, j .For this reason the attention of those who had to find water for this city i. for several years has been turned underground. Mining operations In all -directions have shown that the mountains aro honeycombed with living streams, which apparently do not. reach tho surface, at least in this region. It was suggested several years ago by scien- tiiic men whoso counsel was sought that it entirely feasible for the city to top some of these currents. .V f tunnel 'was driven in Emigration Can- yon and a large supply was thus gain- ed. Now ;L larger bore is beinK sent toward a formation that is likely to I he pierced by large sirenins. In two cases ill ready streams have .been struck that were so powerful that dy- iiiimite could not be forced into the crevh-rs to oiwn them still farther. Demonstration, that, the mountains can thus be tapped will be of im- inenae importance in the development of the west, for irrigation promoters would thus be able to water much j land that is now waste. GREAT DISTRESS TURKEY New York, Xov. 1 S, Straus, former Ambassador to Turkey, received the following cablegram to- day from Ambassador Aockhtll at Con- stantinoplc: "There are now over 000 sick and wounded soldiers here. Cholera seems to he increasing fast. Much sickness and destitution among comparatively arid region has been' the many thousands of refugees. The Vallet French Dry Cleaners and Dyers Ask for the Vniiet prevents mollis iind renews your clothes. Re.ineinher, arc experts. Rosenstein Gorfkle Basement eLthbrldac Hotel. PHONE 1324 Prompt Attention to Orders. ;