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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 18, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta f H.LStepiMii Malt Rockradort # When you come to the Me-  tropolis stay at the Palacei Hotel NEWS OF THIS REGION Taken From Southern Alberta Papers MROICrNI.; HAT. $1.00 pr day crioni the News.) I Mr. .f. 1*. SevorH, aucountnnt (From the Tinit-s.) .J Opposite .P.R. Depot Stephens * Bockendqrf Proprietors Calgary, Alberta! KEAN'S To Arrive TkU Week PEACHES PEARS PLUMS CRABS, Ete. THE FINEST QUALITY YAKIMA FRlilT On; local iM'uneh ot the Ul.(an llank, has licci^ trunsr|iolntiink IN opehing cii thui point. Mr. Wil  Non the pi�Monl lolh-r, will act as tcller-accoiintanl, Cupt. n. II. Ho.sH lias ivlurno built in Medicine Hut on ii model propaiwl in accordance with plans drawn up by Capt. Hoss aiKl a Chicago navnl architect. The steamer, which i.s to l�e a .sternwheeler, will bo 120 feet in length, over all. wilh 1!4 feet IXNitn and draft of two iVot The new station al Coleman hai* been completeit and is as neat a tit-ion an can be found alonti the line of the Crow's Nest.' CiimorH have been rife duriui; the week of strikes and impending troubles in lh..s '.'(eclion of the I'ass This is not only a strange but ser-!>>i*'' �'*'"^^' ""'J ''B- ious .state of aKairs, in llie face ,,!KCseraiinf; here have recngnixed the THE FERNIE STRIKE SUtcmcnts by Company omcial and Mr. Sherman. Fcrnic, Oct. 5.-The slrikLi rti.Mi, -Ion remain.s unchange e conference of ye.steivlay, general .^iiperintendent Drinnan said: "At, the rwf*iost of district prosi-dcnt Sheriimn a confetvnce was held .yesterday Ixstweon the comjiany's general manager ami the represen -tatives of the men. It was pnesunv-ed that the men's repi-/.g-natiire to (ho inil the Mien jiuring the, life of the ogro.-modt. Ifow do you reiiders Interpret thisse words. which are Limlsi-y's own: �VVe, the uiu!ersigiiecr works will lie so coiislruclcvl :is to permit the Ntearner going c-neath the bridge, thus avoiding the dela.\s that would lie occa.Jloncrs, 7.aO p. in. Paily Services:- UssB 6.30 a.ni. Father Van Tighem. ST. AUOUSTINE'S CHURCH. (Anglican.) Rev. .T- S. Chlv�rs, A.K.C., Rectjr. Rev. David Jones, n. A., A.ss'wta.it Matins at It.00 a. ni. Suoday School at .'i.OO p. m. Eyon!=ong at. 7,ilO. Celebration ot Holy Communion:- lat Sunday in the month. 8 �. ni. (Plain), and It a. m. (Choral.) SiHl Sunday after Matins. Othei Sundays at 8.a0 a.m. Daily Matins and Evensong at 0.(}'> a.m. and 7.80 p. m. ST.'MAIIY'S MISSION. Sunday School at St.00 p. m. Evensong at 4.80 p. m. (From the Star.) The Union Dank of Canaers of t^algar.v t�nd the people thoi-o are already alarmed and it must bo ivmombered that Calg.'ry has half a doxen avenues from whicii to draw her conl supply. Caiilslon has but, one and while the brtght ami (tleasaift sunshine |in>vuils nt ihc pre.sent time it will not \>c long before we .shall have nc�l for th:it coal. Will the lloard of Trade call a s|Teclal meeting,and utscuss the mat-tr to the end that something may bo done and done rigitt away tiuici: with regard to our coal sup|>ly ; ir the winter? W. .r. Cfa'liford of the Ifcll Tele phone Co., Ix'thliridge. was in town (inFriday. Mr. Oalliford is lisleJ for promotion but the people tf Kothbridgc think so niuch of him t.liut they have petitioned through Iho lloai-l'} that obligations and written contracts entered into Ix'tween the c a! companies ami m.ners can Ijc broii'.'ii with impunity by either parly wilh out rv.'cour.se? If so, then it is lime for the Alberta governntent to stejt in. and for the protection of oth-.^r interests in this country make these people ivsponsibly under their contracts, the same as other corpori'l-ions doing business in .Alljerla. T. Stewart who has the contract for .supplying lime ix>ck for the lln.i inoiKl sugar refinery for the refining of thi.-ir sugar, has ali-eady ship|>cd lo that |>lace some !IO carloads rock. The new battery of coke ovon .il Coleman is rapidly nearing completion and wilUie ready to be put into operation by the middle ofne-xt month. .Vt present his company is turning out daily ISt? tons of firsv-rln.ss coke, and when the new ovens are firwl up the.> will have a coke r.iaktng capacity of fully 20 tt n:o discrimination between union and non-union men during the life of the agreement. Sherman also �dmJtted that he had not informcil pi-esident Mitchell or the workmen of Coal Creek that the itromiso of non-dis -crimination had Ijeen given to the company before the strike was called and thereby takes the whole !riiig anloymant upon our'pcople. " "This is a fight forced upon us and in sclf-proteetion we an- forcwl tn accept the situation as such. "Were we dealing with a ir.lining engineer as general manager in.stead | of tt law.\er, no trouble would havj resultefl in the Crow's Xest Pass. "1 appreciate ver.v .much the kir.':l allowed to call a strike on his own ! f'On'^iiwnls f"l''day services at 11.fW a. m. and 7.80 p. m. Sunday School and Diblo Class at :i p. tn. Prayer Meeting', Wednesdays, at 8.00 p.m. Epworth Leagtie, Fridays, at 8.(10 p.m. KNOX CHURCH. (Presbyterian.) � Rov. A. M. Oordon, Minister. BuDdsy Services at 11.00 a. m. an J 7.30 p. m. Sunday School at 3.00 p. m. Prayer Meeting every Wodmnday evening at 8.00 o'clock. B.VPTIST TABEUNACI.E. Rec. C. I�artley. I'astor. Sunday Services at 11.00 a. in an.! 7.30 p. m. Sunday School at 3.00 p. m. .Prayer meeting Wednesday e/cnirg t 8,00 o'cloclr.. Sewing Circle Wodncsday afternoon at 3.00 o'clock, lliseionary mieotings 1st and 3rd Fridays In montli. High River has passed a (bylaw i favor.ng an electric lighting systeoi ^�operated by the town. PIVCHEU CREEK (From the Echo.) W. J. Itonnott of town, last sprjng received three poumls of seed pota-loi's of the variety known as the Eveixitt, from the iCxperintental farm He planted them in rows and ir -rigated them occasionall.v and thi.s fall he raised them and they .yielded 2tO pounds. An a\"erage of 80 His. ivom n pound of seed. He .ntcnds planting the whole of them ne;:t spring, ami after that e.vpects to huve enough to .sell for seed. Fivd Antlcrson, who for several years past has IxxJti in .-V. M. Mor-dens employ, piillefl out a short time ago for Claresholm, where he has a ranche. He returned hoiNS last week 'and purchased soiikj sevonl.7 hea'd of horses from Dr. .lenkins of the Ivootcnay river anil started on Thtirsday morning for homo with them. Ho hus also taken the Hackney stallion, purchased by htinsiself ami sdnife others this sunvmer, ovt.-r there.' A lew of the friends of Rev. Mr. Mcl'hail mol at the residence of Mr. H. E. Hyde on Thur.sloasunt social evening Mr. H.ytio, on behalf of the friends of Mr. McPhail. ii' a very neat s|ieech in which ho eulog-izetl him for his many good qihvitt-ics of heart and mind presemtt-Hl him with a well-ill led pocket Itook. Mr. Mct'liail who was taken complotel.^ by surprise in a heiirtfeU spLe -I ween the general muhager ami the general superintendent of the Coai Contpany, the national board ivpre  sentatives and district oflic6rs and representatives of the two iinions, an admission was made b.v menvbers I of the conference committee, whii-h framed the agivement of May 19>>."�. that the .statement to the nivn f/oin the record of the general manager t'as correct, that is, that it wj:*-then promised and umlertaken tha.L there should l>e no i.'.scriminal ion ftetwen union,,,atKl non-union uu-n, that a strike u|ion such a pointcould not take place, and that president .Mitchell would not permit it. Presi- yoiir paper aiiplauds me. Iiocause when that ha|ipens 1 shall lie false to tlu� cla.ss to which I lielong." THE WHEAT PHOIVLEM. One of the problems that confronts the thr.fty ,and progressive farmer in (ho weyt is the variety of vheat that i.s �>est suitt^i to his district and that thrives best under prt-sent conditions of soil aiiefore the strike. .Adjournment vas taken nt T o'clock and at 4 o'clock the e.oni'ereni.'e Was i*esume fellow who would sell the goods must pay to advertise. The hen that lays the h'af^ost, ogK will IMJ the firs-t^ to sot and things we alwa.vs hanker for are Inst of all wo get. The simplest way is always liest and ,vot we pas.* by, to dabbla with the tinsal.^l it things that fool land catch the sye.' Fernie, Oct. 8-F. H. Sherirevn, district president, C.^I.W. Of A. makes tlie following siaiemvMvt in inferemv to allege.>r 4th, Mr. Lindsey read what pur ported to be minutes of a conversation which took place during the negotiations leading up to the agn-e-tiicr.t. I was askerl if I had .�erit those minutes to presidi>nt Mitchell and given them to the Coal Creek miners. 1 answered, no; because I had newr rocei\T minutes re -(erred to, nor ha reooivoi the fir-st three days' niimites. When, we asked for others the,\- were never toady. Xone of the records i-efcrrvHl to are verlNitim, the stenographer was unable to keep up with the con-voi'.sation, ami it is well known now that Lind.soy revi.sed them to suit him.sclf. I desire to poini out that Coal Creek min�?rs did not strike no cause non-union men were envplo.yetl in the mines. Our memliers have '.ontiJiiie-:! lo work wilh non-uni )n men at Cotil Ci-eek right along, pre-lerring to e-xerci.w persiin-sion rathei than force; but when manag�r Lindsey allowed a new claii-se to lie written in otir ngreenionl and check-off book and men were allowed to withdraw from the agreement and chock-off; �hoh twentyKtighl men hud done so, wi> protestetl vigorously, Lindsny C.nally took the position that the men who withdrew their signatures were legall.v right in so doing, and his con)pany propf)stcct them. The Coal Creek men gave him the opportunit.v to work non-union men "iut the non-union men speedily became imiou men and the attempt to start the mines failed. Lindsey look the positioti that all his em plo.vws could vithdraw their sig -natures from the contract, but when I offered to do so ho then said: N'o. I hold tho organization rcsponsiole for this contract hecauso I bad sivrn-ed It on iK'half of the II.M.W. of A*. led pure seed and last .year his yield averagefl fift.\' bushels per acre. Tho samples of this crop e.xainined show large ears with unusually large ker-hols of fine color, and as hard a^ the Ije.st hard varieties. One d:=eon known lo rust or smut, and is about ten ''.rys earlier th.in other varieties. Ii .l.j.'s not readily .shell. For experini'iiit it was loi't in thefiold over winter, ..ill the following spring, ami did not shell. It hus lieen successfully gro.vn in the Dakotas, where other varieties have (iiilwl, .vieVded flO hushels per acre. Some of those who have grown it successfully in this district arc: .lohn Kenned.v, lloaiimont, .Vila , who says it is ihe most salisfacl(>i->' ivlieat he has ever grown. Mr. .lames Tough, t> miles west of I'^dmonton, says it is the In^st he ever saw. Ira Clever, Stoii.\ Plain; .lohn Menelly, I'dmonton; .1. O. I'armiu-tor, Clover Mar, are equally emphatic in their prai.�ie of the Durh.iiii variety. Wm. Cro.ss, Hat ah, Minn., .sow.-d till Durham last year and roa|>e�1 3i bushels )H;r acre, while his neighbors Ifwho cropped with other varieties dil 10 bushels owing to rust and .smut. The latest crop re|>orts from Xorih Dakolii iM.s ,vear show that wli^tre Durham wheat was cropped it is aiort; than double the num>!>' \ Consultation is free, yonknow \ � ^any time you call. i No charge for anything bnt \ the glttsses. John iUcSwcyn, police niagiKlratu at l^indwy. Oat., rKed suddenly. f /rmstrongi TICIAN. . -y-* Agent for BELL PIAN03 '4 ;