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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ALMMTA, SATUREUV. OCTOBER 17, IM. EX44.P HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up .V Reserve and Undivided BOARD OF DIRECTORS Sir B. Allan :fe Jonathan Hodgson, Esq. Vibe-President C. R Hugh A, XI Smith, Esq., C; Hays, Esq., Alex, Barnet, Esq., r F, Orr Lowia; Esq. E; F. Hebdeii.......................... G cneral Manager ,'B 119 .branches distributed a. 'New' York 'Agency, 63 and 65 Wail St. The throughout Canada and Special atten- tion is' paid to small literegt at 3 per cent, per annum, compounded four times a year. Drafts, Money and of Credit, payable in any part of the world, at current. rates LETHBBIIXJE BRANCH- E. W. McMULLEN, Manger JOHN HERRON, Conservative Candidate for the House of Commons in Macleod Riding. A GIFTED ORATOR, FiialAcodefit Fernie" District Leci'ger.) which- reBulteco fatally for. one 'man occurred on Saturday No. 5' mine, the-result caye-in, catching three. men, two of whom' succeeded in. getting put .with- out any serious result's. The 'unfor- tunate victim of this accident was Joseph Profaior, an Italian, and had only working having come (from Coleman, where his -rela- tives .are living. The funeral took place 'On Tuesday to, Fernie; cemetery from the undertaking roonis of W. Scott, on .Baker: Ave.- sugar Cab Hiring, Draying and Coal Delivery Phone Oftee Ofe'sflal! are oh the Move The first five of a shipment of tw'en y-fivo cgrs of raw sugar from Ger- many arrived this morning for the Cnight Sugar Ce. of Raymond. The othor twenty cars will arrive in a day or The su.gur.beet hai'vest'is progress- ng rapidly. 'The. I. Co. lave found that they have.not enough s to" handle the business and -are getting 'ten more from the, .CJ.'.il. tu spcciaily fitted' up for this ir..trc Wliat the Uberal Government At Ottawa Has Done For "V LABOR From of its term of office in 1896 th'; Liberal Govern, r hat "advocated and carried into effect a progressive labor policy. Its labor has not been one of promise and pretence such as characterised tJvs rscorj of the forner Conservative administration... The record of present Liberal administration is one of actual performance. Here art some of the actual achievements of tne Government during its twelve of office, in the direct interests of thj working class of Canada. The estabiUiiment of a Department of Labor; The publication of a monthly journal known as The Labor Gazette; The abolition of the sweating system in connection with Government contracts; The adoption of a fair wages policy with regard to all Government con- The enactment of legislation to aid in the prevention and settlement of strikes and lockouts by: (1) The Conciliation Act, 1900. (2) Labor Disputes Act, 1903. (3) The Industrial Disputes Investigation Act, 1907. The enactment of legislation and the adoption of measures .to protect Canadian workingmen from competition 'of alien labor, and the unfair com. petition of such' classes of labor as might'tend to lower the standard of living of the-industrial classes of this country, as for example: (1) The Labo.- Act of 1897 and'amendments of I8S8 and 1901. (2) in 1903. of .Royal Commissions to enquire into the alleged employment of aliens on the Pere Marquette Railway and the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Act to prevent false representations tq induce immigrants to come to (4) enactment in 1906 by the Parliament of Great Britain of a mea- sure in "to false-representations, similar to the last named, in the British emigration to Canada, passed at the request of the Canadian Government, the Deputy Minister of Labor having- been sent to England to urge the wishes of the Canadian Government upon the British authorities, (5) The :appbintment of a .Royal Commission in 1900 to enquire into the effect of Chinese and, Japanese immigration. Ji .1 J i' iJt I (6) as the result of the recomijiendatlorw of this Com- head tax upon Chinese Canada... ;ti, (7) .The under Royal Comjfissjon, 'of which Ori.enta.jl.-hiborers have been induced to come to ,i Color, Flavor, Fragrance arc's the strong points of RAM LAL'S PURE, TEA It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE ancl DELICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yet IT IS PURE! Ram'Lai's Tea is Sold only in Lcthbridgc by THE BENTLEY GO. LTD such as the Lord's Day Act, which contains important provisions on the subject of Sunday Jabor, and the suppression of the opium traffic in Can- ada, which was a direct outcome of a report prepared by the Deputy ister of. Labor, and a oiil introduced at the last session by the Minister of Labo'r. MINOTT NEWS. Working.. conditions in this have improved greatly :in "course of the last" few weeks. The Lamhton operated., b? JohUr Marsh, also, the Hopeful operated by Mr. John Howells, having recently started up after a lengthy close down, which was caused chiefly by the p cession. inline coal trade. The chief obstacle jn .the way of isteady working! at present is the, inadequate supply .to see of. ,boi cars-, r which. fW ieJmedied in near future. JohnvMarsh "been succees- ul' in securing a six months' con-: tract, j by- which he will ,be. able tb' dispose pi. 150 .tons; of. coal- per week that length of -which. will ensure steady employment for a con_ sidenib'le number of men. About 60 t Ring p When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN Ice and I PRAYING v> Western Transfer Co, LONG BROS.Proprieiors Office opposite Balmoral PH ON .men- are .empibyed in arid around.the mines at Woodpecker and City." With. tJie installation of up-to-date' machinery at -the Coal City-iniass the _ number of men doubled during.the ,coming-t muter.-; The niiners here are expecting, the district president ,or one., of. .the, dis- trict to reorganize the local union, .greatly in numerical- strength during the spring and summer, lack of work forcing men to 'seek employment elsewhere.' At a: meeting' held at the Bountiful school house, in connection with the Pominion election -campaign, a Lib- eral association was formed here, Fne' following officers being elected: Presi-; dent, Mr. F. Johnson; Vice_Presi- Mr.. John Secretary; Mr. Mr. Frank. JoHnson; of Woodpeck" er, has; taken over the boarding house at Minott which was. kept by Mr. John Dunn last; ,work- hope that Mr." R. P. Pettipiece, the Socialist .candi.- date for .this, will see his way clear to address a meeting- here be- fore the coming Dominion election day. DR. CLARKE 'The Able. Liberal Candidate in Red Deer Constituency Six Hold-tlps In One (From Fernie District Ledger.) Last, no less ihan.six hold-ups were pulled off in this city ;ih true western style. Four took place .in the heart of'the town, the .other twoi being across the C.P.R. tracks. Kef bury, business on Victoria; Ave. as general dry goods merchants, were touched to the tune of at the same time looking" down bafrd of a six-shooter. An' .Italian family Hying back of the Cl 'Roman :'Catholic church were also icalled upon to cough up, and losiTno time in digging up informa- tion regarding the others can be had, and from-all reports very lax meth- ods seem to have been at to ffJect-a capture. We are told on re- liable authority that the chief would not even get out of bed on being ap. .praised the hold-ups. This re- port, if true, is rather surprising, and ;should be looked into. If the .re- port regarding the chief is not true (8) The eftistive amounting to complete prcjhibition labor .immigration from Japah.il.-as. the result, of the and the .special mission of the Minister.'of Labor, to Japan .with" the Japanese :v: (9) restriction, amounting' to complete prohibition, so far as contract-.lajbor is co'ncerned, of all immigration -from India, as a result of the investigation and the special mission of the Deputy Minister of Labor to .England to confer with the British, authorities on the subject of immigratiofv-from the immigration from India in particular. (10) Regulations of the immigration branch of the 'Department of the interior, requiring immigrants to come; to Canada by direct passage on a through ticket, 'to have in their possession a specified sum of money, and other requirements. f "v-r (M) AH Hindus in Canada are to be transported to British Honduras. The enactment of legislation and the adoption of measures to protect the health and." life, of workingmen and women, in so far as action along these lines power of the as for example: (1) .under Rcyai CammissiorV, in. 1398, into -the death from diphtheria of workmen employed construction of the Crowds Nest The" enactment, in I89D, as a the investigations'of the Royal Comrnisiicn of 1898, of an Act the. protection of. the health of employees engaged on public work, followed by. further regulations by Order.inlCouncil on January 31, and- again'.by Order-iit-Council on May 13, machinery foY the proper carrying- out of the measure. (3) Legislation for the preventio n of accidents on railways, and the appointment of an pfffcer to investigate causes of all railway 'accidents.' An. investigation in- 1897 into th'e: methods by which Government Murderously Assaulted (From Fernie District Ledger.) Harry Martin, the popular con- ductor on the M. F. and M. Railway, was murderously eet' upon .one this! week at Coal Cree.k by an-, in- furiated man who had refused psnnission to ride in- car. Sl'artin' was attacked, from.-. 'and protect "himself or .offer; .a-ay re-sist- ance, and had it not been for some men working close at hand coming to his assistance, there is no telling j what might have happened. Martin j was picked up in rather a badly bat- I tercel state, and .quickly conveyed to Fernie, and is now under rnedica' treatment. His assailant will likelj get what's coming to him and a little bit more. then an injustice is being done him, so lets have the facts. To their cred- it be it said, the other officers, .did their duty, and although unsuccess- ful in this case, it was not from lack of hesitation. REAL ESTATE BARGAINS Victimizing Retail Stores Although the papers contain near- ly every day accounts of some store or other 'being victimized by smooth characters, merchants still 'Continue to allow themselves to be humbug- god and robbed. In. the course of a days.last and woman succeeded in.' victimizing storekeep- ers in Winnipeg- to the extent of .-a couple of thousand dollars. For. the- benefit 'of- OUT readers Lots, Block A, Hig- inbotham Addition, corner jjt Dryden and Torranqe, .4t ifor Lot 7, Block, .8, cor. McEeth and Bail- ey St. X mile from North' if Ward School S-Acre Lot 3, Block A, with good 5 roomed house If. between Smith and Round Sts, only half mile from jjt postoffice Lot on ster rnilp from if Central of sub-division into 10.full .if. sized lots 5--East half of Acre Lot 4, .Block 7, cor. of Me-' 'if. beth and Bailey Sts., for if cash Lots in Block 15 Duff Addition, mile frorn if if posioffice.. This. Block fag-' if es on Crabb St., each if the above on easy tarms-4t if if clothing contracts ;were being carried out, which has "been followed by ree-i" Uf "U1, t' c li. j other cities and wnere these ulations for the suppression of-.the sweating system and the adopt on of a ;i J- U1 thive ja tnk fair.wages spol_icy on all Government contract work. (5) .investigation in conditions! of employment of the in 'the '-enriploy of the BeM Tclephona Company, which resulted in the condition of labor of hundreds of women and young girls, and in the publication which far-reaching effect in in. fluencirig. arid practice in the matter of employment in this calling. (6) An investigation, during the past few; months under Royal Com. mission into conditions of employment of operatives in the cotton factories in the Province of which has brought to light some startling facts that industry, and which betterment of conditions of in regard to is certain to or child result in regulations, for thj women and well all classes of labor in that and kindred industries. (7. The enactment of important measures of social and moral reform, SALE OF WORK The .Sister's Faithful -Companions, of Jesus will hold their annual sale of. work in the Convent on Thursday, 29th, Friday, 30th, and Saturday 3lst of October, "from 9 9.p. m. Entrance on Coutts Street. 3 Hie Mtmta teilwj and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE of tfe ail West of VRtBinter M. FROM ifc 1 f EACH Also a few Acre L6ts East of j "i Westminster Road, each One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum KHxTTi Wiif Ml frrifitifi Ci (M Kti. THE DESIRE OF THIS NEWSPAPER (S TO RENDER TF, BY some persistency .in giving advice. tliis newspaper can convince every merchant of the wisdom of telling YOU all of his store- news that is using enough space in which to do it, and of "telling as much of his store-news in every issue as you would be interested in Delivered in city 35c per Month Mailed If, at the risk of over-iteration, this newspaper should convince you that this same store-news is of real, live, palpitating importance to YOU. as fully worthy of your attention as politics, or baseball or Crowned Heads, or elopements, murders, riots, fashions or-functions of the If it prosper in exact ratio to their energy- in adver- tising and that YOU should thrive in propor- tion to your intelligence in SPENDING Your we feel that this city will be a still better place-in which to live and to do business! thieves ..may -strike "next; we might brfefly. exphun game was worked.. A.man 'giving the name of S.. Marki entered a leading jewelry I store and asked'for the proprietor. He explained that he had a plan of handling a little credit" business which, was absolutely safe, and in which the :feweler "ran positively no risk. He was to bring'customers to the. and if the goods were pur- chased a part was paid in. cash. He would pay-th'e balance and' trusi to get the money from the customer on the instalment plan. It looked reasonable. Careful en- quiries were made, and Mr. Marks answered all questions without hesi- tation; neither could he be tripped up. _He h'ad an account of about 000 in s local bank, and said that he had lived in the city for two 5rears, and that he' had carried on this-.sort of bommission business r.; for six nionths. He was making a 'good liv- ing out of it, .and, if .prospered, intended opening up- a.1 jewciry. store of his -Then the .'real perform- ance' began. Mr. Marks brought in several cus- tomers, who purchased small bills of goods, and his cheques were honored at the bank without question. He was very much in evidence, and made a good fellow of himself, occa. sioiially -paying cash for any small articles he wanted. At different times suggestions of a good customer were dropped, and finally, on Thurs-, day of last week, the customer, an j attractive woman, appeared. She! wanted diamond oar rings, and the j credit system of Mr. Marks appealed to her. She looked over the stock, i and. then nway to consult her j husband. Friday she was back {again, but was not pleased-with the sotting of the pair of ear rings she preferred. Then on Saturday she came again, nnd, after considerable hesitation, carried away with her a ring and a pair of car rings valued j at about Mr. Marks gave his cheque in payment, and all looked well. Monday the bnnk returned the cheque down, and Mr. Marks had kit town. A dozen or more fell into a simi- lar snare, and S. Marks, polished crook, etc., is "owre the border and E. PATTESON Room Oliver Biock W. W. Handford THE PHOTOGRAPHER V The Job Department about two mercial. ircr: gtXKIM thousand IO ttKT Value OJ Com- END OF COLCHESTER CASE Halifax, X. S.. Oct. vs. AnifieM, election pc- case, today when the S'ipreme court allowed the peti- tion to withdraw the deposit made on filing a petition. Proceed- ing have been dropped on the grour.d that parliament being dissolved fur- ther action is unnecessary. Makes a Specialty of Letterheads Bill Heads Statements Envelopes Business Cards Receipt Forms TELEPHONE ;