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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NKWi WHERE TOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD THE LIVE LOCAL FfUDAY, O'CTOBliH 1920 SECOND .SECTION LETHBIUDGE, SECOND SECTION PAGE SEVEN MINERS IN THE CITY MINE THREATEN TO STRIKE IF DEMANDS ARE NOT GRANTED i Want Increase Retroactive from the First of April OF THE CIVIC EMPLOYEES SERIOUS FOR CITY 'it is possible that there wilUb% a atnoug the ALL QUIET AS LOCAL MINES Nothing has developed locally at a consequence of ed strike of the O.8.U. In Drum- heller. In the local mlnet every- thing Is going on satisfactorily. It appears that the O.B.U. made effort tp get the miners In Michel cbtrio out on strike, but Jha Invitation was turned down. The Rhyming Qptimist (By Aline BID AMU Kline, judging from the nllHude of a depiilaliou of the men who waited on tho Commissioners this morning in regard 15 Ihe raise ot wages and the baiuo being retroactive from April 1st. Whatever action, however, thkt may be taken depends on .the result of the .meeting the Council has {Ms afternoon ives of tho unloif ot.clvib" employees in reference lo Ihe raise pi 'wages de- inanded by them.. The miners are not nssoclalud with the union of civic employees but have their awn union.. Considerable palaver took place in Alberta Pacific Commences C.OB- the city council cham'ccr over the' Elands of tlic miners. It was pointed but to Ihem that if tlielr demands! -were conceded it would mean that the1 bnli ot'the credit which the city has olitainqd. following the visit of Mayor Hardie to Ihe E in meeting the the miners and with them those iu the jMivcr house, leaving not (50 roihid for the olh wye offered the nv sf ruction of a Bushel Elevator CoaUale this fall-will boast of two uew elevators, with joint capacity of bushels of grain.; Tho eleva- demand. 01 {m beirg the farmers will be ready for.business within a monlh and todav'a gang of men" was roitud for the others. A work'oa a new If soma kind fairy would avjear granl my fondest wish, I'd in that fairy's'ear: "I am a poof old (leh; Tin weak and bent and fearful, a gouty chap and learful; but llsleii lo this earful and do not :'Tnt! Kind fay, of all your offered joy, cue ucco I vroald bespeak; oh, make me ouce again a boy, for this alone 1 seek. 1 want to hin and rain- ble through wayside busVand brainble. 1 waut to play and gacibortor c-tire- free week" on For, looking bad; to childhood's days, they all seem o? no duobt, tha dis- tance lends a haze Eincejelehteea-six. ty-one.' 1 reeoUect the frolic and many joys bucolic.ibut uot of colic liad me be the tun. Those were ike days when apple'piesirere always to ha foimd and fruit-cakes baked in moiistijojuj .'size, look; .up life's .whole foreground." berries awl tart's aud cher- flesLwo stuffed like alfwe good oW days'of which 1 speak were neye'r'Iong enough; .bur hours. vrerp'filled- (with hide-and-seek and blliidman'a buff. 'There isiay have been misgiving about the cost ot living, but'i waa far from grieving'about that sort of'stuff put every yeaf In early fall there oiie bitter cup; tbeNe'ry worst, recall, that I've.'bceiu-forced tb-siip Yes, there was iids across tue nation wept o'er their'situa jvhen school took up Should that kiSd fairy let meVdwel again in youth's domain, I he consider well my- ninety-horse- and banish gloom torero by saying: "He's so clever'.this-litili cent In- for (he Alberta Pacific firm. pairing-the .sum-retroactive from April ]st nest year.' This was demurred to on the part of some ot Uioso present no practical settlement arrived ut. H was explained to the miners that rest of tho employees ngreeil to waive their claim for a raise: In wages it would be possible jio meet Ihe miners' demands. They V.tc-re told that representatives of the V-ivic union were, to meet the''.council this afternoon and it would fce i The walls, are, pr.tty. up for the farmers' .ejevator. but owing to some of the Vdvanccd plans for the building it will lake a little longer to complete than that of the Alberta Pac- ific.- The farmers' elevator will have a capacity otlOO.uO'O''bushels and the chap, never need go. to schoo is still dropping today. Too iprea'4- oiteratiwm wan ;ev en cenUjQetober closing at. and December at inark today for October wheatiwas. 12.43 and tho low v.-as .Although Iho.Jprlc'p. has i.een. going dojgi lately, the. farmers are.-being forctid to. pay; irices for. operations. [R Ibe Barons dis.trlet farmers ore pay- ing at the rate's! cents a bushel for of threshing gacgs are deuiwdlug 'OQc dollar an aour.rThess'flEjres ware.given by a farmer at tha'awons' fair yesterday. :.However is very bury.' Grain' were'continually going in and but of the ele- vators and firms. Ut'sll hours of tho day such tcaius" could be seen oii'the roads and Etill lliere-is'plenty of grain to bo: Ihresheil, with an "-occasional field tliat has not been stocked. SELLS FOR The old landmark ihat now contains j Woods', 'gecoud hand store was sold j yveslci'Jay for approximately Bam 'Beldvjfch" purehaser .11 iid t tha deal was put'through by Cox and S ml it, real estate agents. Union Bank banding. This building has been standing in Lelhbridge since 1SSS and when sold waa In the Henderson estate. It stands close.to.the Hudson Bay store ou Fifth street, south. Lethbridge Northern Bond U D T JC All 01 Has Been Fixed For October 21 mum September Permits Over Eighty Re-' ceipts Advance October 21 has been set as the date for the debenture election In the Lethbrldge Northern district. Chief ;EngIneer Mucklestor, an- other will he It is thought ,ih'e_ Alberta elevator willrbp -ready in plenty of >.tcre told that representatives of the time to hnndlfi- much of this year's crop and if- tho.n.ig elevator Is .ready month the. farmers will he liyts'aWe 'for the miners to have their able to. use that one. ok-saies prcient lo see It the other mjiloyees -would be willing not to rcssUheir' demands" in glTliiB-ijay to .10 nifnerp., Uio total demands of the with tho completion of these elova- ore, Coaldale will to accom- bushels of wheat in Us elevators.: The Ellison elevator has a capacity of bushels while [iiJtes :for this year lo meet anything n the way of a raise of wages tor tho 'ivlc ''employees. Whatever raisas are ..Mowed will bo within the limit of the S10.000 line of credit which the city hua been able to. gel, and whicli has yet to ne-.authorizei! by the council. Tlio Commissioners are in a peculiar position in regard lo the wase in- Is attd': Appears; Be- 'fore Judge PaYhetW Case A .peculiar and LKomewhal- pathetic case..was that William Campbell, .who apneareaobefore Judge Jackson on the charge of breaking get- ting the institution on Ihe Co'aldale 'load.vVHe pleaded guilty. eighteen years of age and was'sentenced to three months byUhe'3; Hanna for the theft1 ot a''farmer foi i, o.-.....-----, 'yfjionvhe It transpired 420.75-per hundred. Prown sugar has his fafher was 'iu the asylum at gone down "in the same proportion. SUGAR TOOK '_50c SLIDE Sugar took a drop of 50 per 100 pounds" this moniir.g.-. .The price wholesale is sow; for" granulated, I liners, with-those of the other civic a small elevator pUfi'Msed'by.tho'farr grifiifrd "ft''wiil 'mean hiers" has ailSapacityvbf61000 bushel3, 'to; he added to the'city esti- iatCB.nest year, with an extra throe jiills-be.iifg the tax rate. No .provision has niMlo in the estl- The price of flour wholesale is now Building permits In tbo city took con'Biderablo boost in the month of September' as compared to tho per- mits, issued iii the 'same month last year. This Is occasioned'by the per- mit of just issued to the Stan- dard Bank for its new building, now in the process of. excavation for the foundation. T lie figures for the month are as compared to in September 1919. Building permits to date, from the beginning of the year, amount to for the same period la.st year. Customs receipts for September show an increase of close1 on over''those of September last year. The, figures Tor: the month were 933.42 against1 .in September 1919. Sales aiid-eicise duties for tha month amounted to which Is an increase' over August, when the figures were Peter Gokey, is suing the CiP.B'.fqr-'! damages. Writ for was served on the C.P.H. this by a representative ot H. Ostluhd, who j Is acting "for tho plaintiff. t According to information given, to the lie-raid, Gokey was injured on In' Lethbr'Idge on August 5 of this year. Hia sido was damaged and be remained In a hos; pital .for a couple of week's. One ac-1 count of the accident lias It that Ookey was carrying a grain door across j some tracks and was struck by an j engine. Gokey, the Herald understands, was working on'a car of bones, and seeur- d .this "grain" door to make: it easier o get his wheelbarrow inlo Ihe car. He" waa not an employee of .the C.P.R. GOT QUICK TRIAL AND A FINE I'onoka that- he'- had lost his mother audhaia.brother'killed iu the ?C.60.per hundred pounds, which rep: wa-r_: AU'the'education ho appears to resents 'a drop of 40 cents In the liar- received was-for a period of rel. .Theie is no parjicular. downward living- with movement in regard to ami 'ha-corf 'are- aKt- fenlug in prices. Urgent appeals for" "spooning par- lors" are.being made by hapless lovers aSected by Boston's housing shortage, who, sine.: the coming of autumn, have had their, ardor somewhat cooled .by the chilly evening air. great many of thu cases in the urease asked' for they feel Iliat It District Court'-sittings heljl by Judge would not bo fair to give the miners i Jackson at Cardst oil, were settled out Ihe increase without doing so lo tho IOf court and others deferred until the others. Tho Commissioners huvo also next sittings. Wit themselves nmler :i moral obliga-1 The appeal of Charles H. Purllow, a lion, as tho.y consider, the union j rancher of Del Bonita. -against n con- bf civic employees, in -tliat when the vic'tion by Magistrate Darker, in which laal. agreement expired they made the he was found "guilty and fined promise ttial any raise of wages nl- was'nllowed, and tho cliargo dismiss- lowed by the C.P.K. would be extend-1 od. Parllow was charged on July l lo Ihe city employees, oil tbe basis Ijast with being in possession of parls I-f eriiiality in wages. What the stand bf th'a civic otlitr thnti the biinors. in regard to satisfying the Jiiinors'- ilemauds remains to be scon. of, a still suitable for tho nianuCao ture of liquor. iii the case ot Merrill vs. Edwards, a claim by John 13.-Merrill, of Hill- springs, against Homer Edwards, of Carniangay, for JiS, tlio'vnlna of..n cow which died whllo'in possession ot the defendant, -'WES' allowed. In Ihe claim 'Of {72.88, made by Iliilpli Aetna, against Mars- dcii liros., ot Cardaion, for'labor per- formeil, the arnoimt of in the claim was allowed. another -leaving -whom--he picked up the- cotst. -He -was- brought 'to'the Lethbrlige -jall-from -Hanna. His Ifpnor reserved Oct. 5lh. sentence -until Going into Coalhurst by niolor Co.r poral prummond. and Constable Me WllliaraB A.P.P., overhauled a car driven bv Nick Conrad in which thrte sacks of mnlt Hn. The driver taken inlo Coal- this morning. This date .Is now definite and all plans are being.made to.that end. The bylaw has been returned by E. Q. Long; of Toronto, anci U will come before a meeting of the board of trustees of the district on Tuesday.: On Wednesday not- Ices will be posted throughout the district. Sixteen clear days are being allowed for this adver- tising. The act; calls for four-- teen. Everything-it now expected be plain sailing.- Officials.of the district have.How surmounted all obstacles that have" cropped In to .'delay the election now ready to give the farmers of the district, who have'the privilege c? voting, the final opportunity.of showing they want water.on their land. -The board of trustees and, employees of the district" have, -worked hard for months to iirlna about this election. They have been faced many difficult problems and'have had to Interview the provincial government on many occasions. In an effort to help matters along. This election will be the" first of its held in southern. Alberta and on- Its outcome twill depend the success of cj-operative Irri- gation schemes in this country. im rii'e'dl f to save'-htm pa ssi ng the" night' in 'the' polled cells. Ho was ac- c'o'rdlngly'frieil 'before Justice -of Ihe oil tho'niglit of Sept. SDth'ab'd'wa's fined ?75 and costs. I Beautiful Woollens iOEA-APLO Alberta Associated Boards ot Trade kad Chambers of Commerce is now ia operation and G. R. Jlarnoch has lieen elected second vice-president. H'ho organization work was acconv.l Jillshed in -Edmonton and Mr. James j ]ioso, secretary o" the Lethbrldge, Hoard 01 Trade..r6torned this morn-, )ng from Fiirlber work will he done In.get-] this smaller boards and chambers in-: teresled and It is hoped to havr, a hutch larger membership.More long.! 'Among the bohrila rcpresenled al tho Reeling itere Edmonton, Lclhbridgo, palgary, Grand Prairie, Peace Hiver. i )ted Deer and' Cnmrose.- The offlcers'elected were: J. Vaile- itiueitc, of Calgary, president, .J. llrown. of first vlce-prcsi- ient; 0. K l.clhhrMge, teconrt vice'pi'esldenti W. Cousins, ot iicditine llilrd C'xecntive, R. n.. Wclliver, Ked Deer; Si. Layton; Camrosc; Angus Camp jicll, Grand Prairie. Tho nuesllou of 'ji sccretnry-treasurcr was loll to the Executive.. v A meeting of tho executive will be Jietil In tho near future in Calgary. ,whcn I'.ie, mailer of finances will be duclil'd on nnd ti program for Ihe year discussed. Jf.mes Uamsay, Edmonton, the evening session in Ed- fronton on "Economic Condillons in] Hrtlain." g Any man who comes here for. n laiior-mnde Suit or Overcoat will simply marvel at the won- 1 rieriul saloction we have just re- S celved. Here afe many yards of the best that England. Scotland, i Ireland and America havo pro- g s duccd." i i But we suggest thai clothes or- J I dered iiow will get excellent at- g tenllon. You'll like the service, betlcr our tailors plenty of time at this season of tlia year. Our City Dye Works And Tailoring >J Phone St. S. The place where come back. "Tho U. S. Is in the langorous Ve'iith-compelllng clutcli- of a modern i lliiiplf.'l-kncul, half-undreescd vnmp. (iich ns destroyed (lie liov, J, II. Kranskopt In a Jew. fh New Year sermon in .a Phllartcl- Quaker Bread Alwaysjn good taste. JOHNGILMORE Limited BAKERS PHONE 378 DON'T FORGET The only place .where you can your shoes repaired by prac- tlcal shoemakers la at Hutton Perkins 118A Filth Street .South Phone 493 3 doors S. of Colonial Theatre Ask the Person Who Has Eaten A DELIGHTFUL DRINK Here's a cool, like- able drink for or adult. It's a beverage that you can with safety and enjoyment servo at your (able ,or to your guests. Try it at your favorite fountain today, A FULL LINE Of SOFT 1 FLAVORS BRAND CREAM- ERY BUTTER Ifjiot, ask your grocer for" this brand the next 'time you need butter and if he cannot supply you 'let us have his name. Peopio that have vised It say it is good-and come back for more and you will (lo the same. Aii tho .leading grocers in the city ore handling this fine brand o( utittor. Chief Mountain Creamery Co., Ltd. LETHBRIDGE', PHONE Fruit Specials By reason of making an exceptionally good buy we are able to offer the following PRESERV- ING ERUITS at prices far below tbe maikel prices. The fruits are in excellent condition. 'HVIONEY1 REFUNDED IF" NOf SATISFACTORY Eibertas, a freestone peach, good' size and color. Trice, per case, delivered ITALIAN case, delivered BEAUTY case, delivei'Gd WEALTHY eating and cooking. Pet1 box......... Look over our stock and convince yourself that our goods are good and our prices are right. GEO. KERR CO. Family 1453 and 1365. HIGH-CLASS GROC5RS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED And Take Hit Advice. The Yale E12 FIFTH STREET SOUTH PURE MILK, PALATABLE BUTTER AND APPETIZING ICE CREAM ARE SENSIBLE FOODS Thi) maximum of food value is contained In these foods. They supnly the, tissues with all. the- i.ulrllive elements the body retinires nnd are cool and enjoyable for summer com- fort. Don't put an ex Irs. 'tax on your dljtfsllve organs by Gullng, body heeling meats and other foods. We'll supply your dally needs if you say so. phone please. Crystal Dairy Limited Phone 1576 Lethbridge School District No. 51 NIGHTCLASSES The Trustees of the above District beg'to; announce'that Night Classes will be organ- ized on both. North' arid South of the C. P. R. to COMMENCE MONDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 1920. The'se classes will be held Monday and Thurs- day evenings iu each week from 4th of to March 29th, 1921, and it is proposed to com- mence with the following subjects: BUSINESS -ENGLISH AND CORRE- SPONDENCE SHORTHAND AND TYPEWRITING MINING CLASSES MOTOR MECHANICS SHOP ARITHMETIC. ELEMENTARY COURSES IN 'ENG- LISH, ARITHMETIC and CIVICS CHINESE CLASSES Oilier subjects will bo .added If requesle'l and sufficient appll- cations are received for the. same. V The Hoard of Trustees Incite the coopefalion of all Tradea Unions, Kmployera and every person interested in making these classes successful. Enrolment will be made at the Central school nnd Westminster school on tho, evening of Friday, October latV from'730 to S30 J. E. HOOOSpH, B.A., p Superintendent, -i. ;