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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHMIDOt, tATURDAY, OCT06CR no more and no less. By this uiethod unemployment ctibe abolifth- od for every person who would will- ing to work could have the same op- portunity as another, advancement would dc-jjend upon the individual, but compulsory poverty would be ab- solutely wiped out. Many working men have had an idea conveyed to them by persons interested in perpetuating the pres- ent system that Socialists want to "divide meaning that all tho I THE HEOLA FURNACE it, Western nutnbiBpnsmlttiiig Heating Co P.O. Box 417 Phone 266 The World of Labor Afch if WtftafMi FrwkJy iW iHpvtiaBjr Dis- awed. frnriipiifaH M Ttfics if barest to Ores britd Cntribtd by a Lakr Mai, wb b rttpmiilt fortke Views expressd a tktsblm In answer to my query last he uses the words'Labor and "What la the difference between the word 'Socialist' and the word I have received along and interest- ing answer from Proletarian which I have much pleasure in pub- lishing. Other replies will also re- ceive, the same treatment. Discus- sion on this topic is invited. I have to acknowledge receipt of a cutting .by Ben Bellett on "The Dan- ger to Unionism." This will be published shortly. Socialism, them in their po- litical sense and wishes to know the difference of policies. Labor Parties have sprung into istence from the desire of Trades Unionists to enter the political field with the purpose in view of forcing legislation to be enacted in their in- j terests viz., "shortening hours of .la- bor; union "label on all commodities I regret that the space alloted to this column is already filled as I have .a very interesting piece of news affecting a worker in this city, no competition with prison labor minimum wage; municipal owner- ship of utilities, etc., etc. This is practically the platform of the Labor Party in Ontario. One can see at a glance thoy do not recognize there is a social problem to ba solved for thoy never take into wealth of the world (or a country) would be parcelled out, both to the deserving and undeserving, in equal quantities. Socialism has nothing to do with such absurd ideas ajid a casual per- usal of its literature would soon dis- Now, a brief summing up of the .policies of Labor and Socialist par tics. When I speak" of the Labor Par ty, I am not referring to the Inde pendent Labor party of Great Britair or that of Australia for they are both distinctively Socialistic in their pro gram and propoganda, but refer to Labor parties which spring up disappear. These so-ailed Labor parties, whicl jumble a few palliate measures to gcther and call them a platform, lik they dif' in the early days of work ing clasa politics in B. C., are no- thing else but capitalist parties, fo they uphold a system that places hu man energy, both mental and phy the category o commodities, that can be bought an sold like old junk. The Socialist party stands for every measure of reform that will benefit the wage-earner, and being different from the "Conservalib" party, we re- cognize only two classes in Society, capitalist and wage-earning classes; and we stand for the latter. The difference between a "Labor" man and a Socialist was aptly des- cribed by a friend of mine when he 'said: "A Labor man will be satis- fied with part of what he produces SOME WHEAT Wells Land and Cattle Co., Ltd, shipped over bushels of fall month Dili (us and spring wheat this past from their Alberta farm 20 south of Lethbridge. This was raw land two years We have more for sale in the vicinity at right prices, also improved land. For particulars nee Wells Land and Cattle Co., Lui. agent, FORD TYLER L.thbridgt Hotel British Post man a rcduc- ion in the rate iiclude the coal mining only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface may be con- sidered uecewary Kor the working oi the mine tbe rate of 110 an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary oi the Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or IDJ Agent or Sub-Agent ol Dominion Lauds. W. W. CORY. Deputy Minister of the SITUATION WANTED. Situation wanted by young mar- ried man as manager, bookkeeper, or clerk in general store; have ability, experience, and Al references. T. D. Fisher, Lethbridge. 247-6 publication ol Lhi; advertiftement will be pnid tor WANTED. Bookkeeper wanted, with experience in double entry and taking off trial balance. Apply A. Macdonald and Co. I do not intend casting aspersions of'the postal system.. the past decade than the expansion livery which Mr. Lemieux announc- on Labor Parties for I firmly believe they are honest expressions of thought and seek to help their class; out "the dismal science, of political economy .is unknown to' them, f and when they, attempt :to explain the phenomenon of panics and crises the task is overwhelming. They do not understand the system of-, economics which govern modern society, and, failing that, cannot get an exact di- agnosis of the disease which is afflict- ing humanity, a disease which is de- stroying society, by a small possess- ing class 'dying of surfeit and an enormous multitude of property-less .vorkers perishing for the want ol that which the few have too much. A capitalist prop- erty in the-means of wealth produc- in a special with a definite tton which pc-rmits individuals, who no part whatever in the opera- for'tion of" socialized industry such as aim. -_ "By Labor-Power or capacity labor is to be understood the aggre- gate of these mental and physical ca- pabilities existing in a human being, which he exercises whenever he pro- duces a use-value of any description." p. -86. MARX. A Socialist is an individual who is conscious that the greatest prob- lem confronting the human family, the social problem, is that every man, womsri and child shall have a full! of subsistence; and such can only bfi; guaranteed by allowing free access t mills, factories, railroads and nation al resources, etc., to take ALL the product giving in return, on an aver age, a bare subsistence. The Socialist sees that the lega machinery of capitalist society i working continually to it property rights and that the only waj out is to get the working class aliv to its own interests; capture the rein government and legislate fo the benefit of those who use the in- ed at Niagara Falls as about to be In no year in the history of the inaugurated, he explained that a mod- ;onservative Government which erate form of that service has been leld office from 1878 to 18% did the planned, which will utilizse the ex- 'ostoffxce Department have a surplus, isting postal machinery; let ue n 1835 there was a deficit oi not prove too costly. Wi Capital Rest tiviM Profib Exact the means of production, and to bring that condition of affairs to pass, a change in the form of property own- ership must take place, from capital- ist to that will be So- cialism. I suppose the average wage-earner. dustrial machine but do not own it. This can be done by a majority vote of the people; industry can be set in motion supplying the needs of the people under a new system of production for use instead of profits, and a man will got .the exact ex- change equivalent of what he pro- TO COMBAT TUBERCULOSIS. Washington, Oct. final ses- sion of the seven sections of the In- ternationa 1 Tuberculosis Congress here began this morning in the tional Museum. Pneumonia in the process of pulmonary "tuberculosis was one subject which brought forth BCV- eral addresses. Measures for in- creasing resistance to tuberculosis, such as parks and playgrounds, out- door sports, physical education, indi- vidual and social condi- tions and the importance of family histories'''for the study of tubercu- Since 1903, under Liberal administra-' present average density of popula- losis, occupied the attention of other Postoffice has produced a'tion in Canada and the present fi- sections. urplus amounted to the 1 grand total since 1903 being 219. In reviewing the postal develop- ment since the Liberal Government took office, the present Postmaster-' reneral, Mr. Lemieux, said in a speech at Niagara Falls: "I take no i credit for this surplus. It was due] to the master hand of my predecrs- sor, Sir William Mulock, one of the most public spirited men this coun- try .has ever produced. I am only following in his footsteps. And. mark well, this magnificent surplus has coincided with a substantial in- crease in the salaries of the post- masters, with a large increase in the number of postoffices, with an mous addition in the mail service, and. last, but not least, with a re- du'cfton in the postal rates." Mr. Ltmitiux is entitled to the cre- dit of having proved himself a worthy successor of Sir William Mulock. The reduction of the drop rate in cities from two cents to one cent, made in i the closing days of the recent session of the latest in a-long; series of reductions in postal charg-jj is in taxation of the peo- j pie for public service since the Liberal Government took office. WANTED. First-class bricklayers, at onca. Ap- ply Smith Bros, and Wifeon. 247-6 TO RENT. -Furnished cottage to rent for the month of October. Apply Box A. k 247-0 OF CANADA Now, when money is coining in faster than at any other season, are you laying by as much as you should Open a SavtafS AttOUfe with the Union Bank of Canada as often as you can, any sum from up, and watch ypur balance grow. There's satisfaction and security in it. Interest at the highest current rate is paid 4 times a year. Money miy be withdrawn at any time, without notice. CTHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. And.rwn, Manafw. TO RENT. To rent, a four-roomed cottage, on Round street. Apply to J. Johnson, third door south of Courtland street, on Round Street. 248-2 Store on TO RENT Ford Street. Apply Al- vin Ripley, Room 5, Whitney Bloc K FOR SALE. Guitar-zither, in good condition. Ap- SYNOPSI3 OF CANADIAN NORTK- WE5T HOMESTEAD REGU- LATIONS Auy even uuuiDerea eecuon ol Do- minion lande ia Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 8 26. not reserved, may be homeatead- ed by any person cho ia the head of a family, or any male over 18 years of age; to the extent of one-quartet section of 160 acres or less. ipplicaticn for entry must be in person by the applicant at a Do- Lands Agency or Sub-Agency tor ihe district iu which the land ie situate. Entry by proxy may, huw ever be mads at an Agency on certain conditions by the fathur, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The horaeatfader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence ply- Box N, Herald Office. 247-0 FOR SALE Small bunch of cattle, .ramt 90 head, well bred and gentle. 20 choice fats 3 and 4 years, J31 per head with- out calves; per head with calves. Apply to La-wyer ...Thamps on, Pincher Creek, Alta. 248-10 FOR SALE A five room cottage, acre lot, fruit trees and small fruits, facoa on two streets. Apply W. H. Robson, 631 Crabb St. 48-6 I Choosing an Overcoat The- inland loiter rate i Taste must determine the particular style of cut and the pattern of the fabric. But there are other ESSENTIALS which taste should not decide: the fashion, the fit, the construction and workmanship. For these yon must rely upon the maker. Choose a Sanford Coat und yon will get satisfaction. Sauford Clothing. has always held the leading place in Canada. W. C. SANFORD MANUFACTURING CO. Limited WINNIPEG, MAX. m ONT. MAS. from three cents to two cents. The letter rate from Canada to the United States was reduced from three cents to two cents. The letter rate from Canada to Great Britain, and to every portion of the British Empire, has been re- duced from five cents to two cents. The rate on Canadian newspapers nnd periodicals sent from publishers in Canada to subscribers in Great Britain and other parts of the British Empire, has been reduced from eight j cents per pound to ono-quarter of one cent per pound. The rate on newspapers and period- icals sent by the general public in Canada to Great Britain and other of the British Empire has been reduced from eight cents per pound to four cents per pound, or 50 per cent. And correspondingly last year Mr. Lemieux was able to obtain from the j The Mberta Raitaj aid irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET Ufa North of tfc Hlrrt let of feMBttr li FROM EACH Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each FOR SAL.E. One Heating Stove and one fuii- sized Iron Bed for sale. Apply 2- storcy Brown House, North Ward. 245-0 FOR SALE CHEAP. One second-hand tvpewriter, in good working order, price alao good set of double driving harness, good as -new, price Apply E. T. McGregor, P.O. Block, Lethbridge, Alta. 245-6 OWNER'S SALE The undersigned owner oi north One-third one-third 6 Ulanoc 12 months. half section five, township eight, range 19, situated about 13 miles southeast from Lethbridge, and about 2 miles south of canal, 7 miles south of Coaldale, 4 miles northeast of Wilson Siding. This is all good land mostly level, ex- cept a few acres in southwest cor- ner. Price 112.50 per acre, terms on application. Address R. Hand, 321 Mohawn Block, Spokane, Wash. 242-12 upon and cultivation of the land in each year for ihree years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by on farming land owned solely hy him, not leu than eighty (60) acies in exteut, ia the vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet tbia requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, II the father is deceased) of a homesteader haa permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) acres in extent, iu the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him is the such homesteader mir perform his own residence unties bj living with ihe father (or (4) The term "vicinity'' m ine two preceediug- paragraphs in ueflned ae meaning not more than HI tie in a direct line, exclusive it tbe width of road allowances crosoed iu the measurement. (5) A homes loader intending to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living with parents or cs farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Sii months' notice in writing munt be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to tpply for patent. Deputy of the Minister of lh% Interior.- publication ol Ibis adTerttsrtnent will not be paid for. Interest 6 per cent, per annum SKfti MM} Wfrt.1 b (M UttMft ft LOST. One roan Cow, fl on righ rib; reward. Apply Bos 593, Post- office, City. 248-2 Herald Want Ads Bring Great Results TEACMtR WANTED Teacher wanted (female) for New- lands School Districi No. 1145, duties to on Sept. 1st next and to continue ,0 the Apply experience, what CAWDROX, Box Lethbridgr Between Chin I p TWO CHOICE HALF SECTIONS ADJOINING See THE RAILWAY AT AND PER ACRE Ott Block Bros. Lethbridge ;