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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .PAGE TWELVERS. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY. 1920 Employees Have Nothing To Fear In Giving Evidence Before Commission Considering The Minimum Wage Discrimination Hinted At By President of Lelhbridge Trades and Labor Opens Sit- ting Kingdom Criticizes Commis- oL Inquiry. v l.JLile was accomplished at N'T u morning of the minimum wage k1t'r lho oj commission vhich is holding sessions f'vas vef-v iu Letlmridge Friday and Sut unlay under un amendment to the Kat-ioiy Act. passed at the last session of the legislature in ovder to investigate au'4 determine the minimum wage shall bo paid under the act. The sessions are being held iu the cily council chamber at the City Hill iustexii of in the of Tra'dfl aa" at Jirst intended. The members of ?he corumiESion did not arrivo in the cUy until four oVlocVt Friday morning, so thai the, opening session was not call- ed together until o'clock instead of nine o'clock us bad been advertised. tual ivi lu v.vre ou j province. T. Milton Martin rrf Kdmou- ion. ropresftttiuR the manufacturers of province and Margaret fA'v> factory inspector, wlui is, M't'retary the Tliose preseut at the montus ses- Hosi-, reiireseiLtins the retail uier- so that tbt-ro chains uf the city. Charles Kingdom, j little acxurnpHsheU. llou'-jr'. Sineed and AUonl, the Trades t'vor re present at of the Labor Council, and Secretary uud the Trades uud Labor JKellas Medicine JIat, of the Al- Ctniiu'il were prestnt, aad eliortiy -if-1 berta branch. Retail .Merchants As- ter it o'clock the meeting adjourned j stu-iatiou. hi urder lhat employers and employ-j Basis of ees might secure witnesses to appear 1 FORMS FOR ESTIMATING COST OF LIVING Minimum V.'ags Beard i Designate Annual of Each Item Meals 1 Shoes anil I'm- brella Repairing Shoes Kiuioua j Under- Repair of I'ettl- .Medicine aid Coal Street Cat- Fare Presses ami Aprons--: News- paper uni! Magazines Shirtwaists Stationery ami Postage Skirls Association Handker- Insurance Xight-gowns j Vacation Expense's t'orsets j I'orsetwatsis and oilier i I Lilover Total FLYNN STSLL SURE OUTRAGE PLANNED I Wm, J, Klyuo, chief of the department! Raveled positive XKW YORK. Sept. one week of investigation of the explosion that spread death and. terror Iu Wall Street last Thursday, officials today fctill groped far-light that might lead them to a soluttnn cT the Literally scores et clues. autl coujeclures have been Billed by oper- atives of ihe department of justEoe and local authorities without results. Despite the varied stories, however, r ev6r today that the tragedy was the result of a pre-arranged plot by an- archists. He characterized us "buuk" renewed stories that it aa acci- deut aud predicted 'that thuse respon- Eible for disaster would ultimate- ly be brought to justice. "It was criminal he declared. "W- are positive of. that, and we are goiu ahead oii; that theory." yarn from worn-out gfcf iuto 1'J.ts, makes sof- 003 hud soft pillows .Total for the at the afternoon Fear Discrimination Charles Klnstfom, of the TraOes and Ivioor Ccyncll expressed the opluion rU Uie morning session that he thought the reason no Tvit- amonG tho employees because they fear- D6BSOB from were ed their employers would discriminate against them should they do so. Iti answer to ibis Chairman T. A. OaetE representing tha rstaiJ mer- rbants of the pro7fuce and II. Miltou Martin represemiug the miiiiufactur- DM, all said lhat far from discriniiiiai- ing tha employers would be pleasod to have their employees appear before the comroissloa and give the e-vidc-cce which is being sought, in order tbat the board might accomplish Its pur- pose ur.d in order that real figures for establishing a minimum wage might be secured. At present the Medical authorities slate thai nearlr! minimum wage under the Factory Act niuc-ieu'.h of the cases of stomach t for apprentices is ?5 .per week. What uidisesticn. sourness, burning, I new wages, should be and what bloating, nausea, etc., iu'6 duo hours and other working of hyrlrocaUnie add iu the.tfons ebcuIS be Is what the commis- opening the session Chairman od made it very plain that the object of ihe commission was not to I'hauge the present legislation, the j Kiuiory Act, but to make recommend- utious for new resulations uuder the i 1 act. 4 i Slams Commissions j President Kingdom of the Trades there may be DO mis- auj Comici, ju a .0 oypr ine objects of the tbe commisakm very much! commission sittings the following tbat labor here bud not much is the amendment to the Factory Acil j interest in the coming of the commit, sloii, and therefore link" evideiuyr Had Jbeeu fu presenfto the He thought that one and not as some, believe to a Jncfc digesiive The. delicate stomach lining is irritated, digestion is and food sours, causing Hie symptoms whldi every j .-i'.nmaf'h knows so welL Arllfkial digesients are needed in such cuses aud1 may do Try laying aside all digestive aids and sion like to learn iu the ses- sions being held In the four principal fities of the province. Assurance Given The Herald was therefore asked lo j assure employees. esueciaUy girl em ployees r.t factories, laundries and re- tail stores, tbat (bey huve notliiug to instead any druggist a few lo givt the evidence required. The ounces of Bisuraled Magnesia and a U-aspoonJuI in a qiia-ner glass of water right after eating-. This K wee ten's the stomach, prevents ihe for mail cm ol excess acid and Uiere Is no sourness, gas or pain. Btsurated Magnesia (in powder or tablet form- never liquid or milk) is harmless to Ifae stomach, inexpensive-to take is the most efficient form of magnes- for stomach H is used hy Os of peoplo who enjoy ici eoir "i applies, and also the number of hours j for olher commission's, bi J" Ported under a "I can't answer iut we are ay- person shall be required" tp work ic j ind we any place within tins alsojdo llot lhinlc be it we what nuinher or proper- j we were Just mir employees iu any shop or I tjme f factory, office or office hmliling may Mr Sniitlell snM he ,jke he apprentices. Such advisory committee shall be empowered to enforce the attend- to get a general Idea of what girls wort- ing in stores and factories are getting, Mr. Kingdom said that in the steam of witness thorn j the minimum1 under oath, affirmation" or otherwise. documents and things as may be ry. Such committee .hall from 1C H w rt.wwlli rtt IIJIS macaroni vorks be had been told by a boy working there tbat boys were getting per clay. As, however, no witnesses a week for a nine hour day. Mr. Smeed said that he had been old by the proprietor of Alberia Candies, Ltd., the wages for slrls were from lo J10 At the Governor in Council the result of its 1 findings, thereupon Ihe Lieutenant j Governor in CouucU may make; an t order or orders, which sha.l tare the of lt K.ITTIP Tnrrft nfTonf ;r was decided to jtry to secure tlielr at- teiidance during the afternoon meiubers of the Trades and wore asked to iuipTfess same force and effect as if incorporat- ed herein, and in case of conflict tweea such order or orders ami part of this Act tha provisions ot suchj order or orders shall supersede govern." In oriier lo arrive at a h.isls tor es and on employees that they need have 110 fear of discrimination In case they did appear as witnesses. The coJnniissiLiii desires to wind up .uwaU uiUi more fear of images-1 labor, T. X Gactz ofjletl Deer, rep- the-3J.a the retail merchants of the [applies fl" sessions here bv Saturday noot, ifj form, winch a copied from possible and i! is likely aV eveniur (This minimum wage law. to girl will be MORE CHOICE I ORROW Ontario Grapes, Apples, Peaches, going at Special Prices. THE FINEST CONFECTIONERY Preparing ice cream dishes and refreshment.'! i of all kinds is an ait in which we are schooled. UswJ 'a la fin rnsifonTinnuBiiy TQliljO CORNER 4TH AVE. AND 5TH ST. U. F. A. Head Takes Issue With Statement by Premier- Meighen Sept. far as 1 am concerned I'-have flo Idea what Premier Meighen means ny saying farmers have allied themselves a group of was the statV j meiU made ou Friday morning by ('resident It. W. the .U.P.A. "Ii's news to he said. What's the was the firet comment he made, "It is amusing, to say the least. I do not Is now how jrou politicians have ua people classi- fied. You have 'been cussing us for being too exclusive, and now Premier j Meighcn is cussing >is for not being! exclusive eimugli. What rs it that I Hobert Hums wad some j power the glftie gie ufij lo see our-; selves as itherfi sec us." The trouble} is that we cannot find out jusl how; you do see us. Politicians do not seem lo he agreeing amongst them- solves as to their'attitude toward the j farmers1 organization. S "I do not know what he means, i Mr. Meighen occupies "a Very respon- sible position, and what he' says shuulrl bear a good deal of weight. His talk Ehoulrl be as responsible as ihe position IIR occupies.' Canada is not needing that sort of talk just now, as there is nothing constructive about it, have no idea what he means when he says that farmers have allied with H group of sedlUnnists." A Miner's View Hobert l.Ivelt, of the of A., vi lum asfccd what he thought of the replied: "I think Premier Melgbcn ;s going1 a little far in allcg- iTig that the farmers are taking fu seditious elcmsntB that Ini speaks of. 1 liave heard no evnleiicc 011 that point, though I irmy be wrong. Fann- ers (inly for representa- tion, whif h they have entitled to for a Irnur litno." Dn the Job! Vacation time Is for the year's grind, Wt READY to you well. LADIES! This is the time to put iu your winter Euppljr of extracts, buy early. C. H. Stuart Co.'s make. And .YOU will gel them strictly pura. Specials for Saturday fn Per Ib................3UC nft Per Ib. UC 1 Ib. Peanut Brittle and 1 Ib. .Molasses Kisses' CC for...................ODC Peanut o r- 'Per Ib. .'..............ODC Old, Couutry Peppermint, tn Per ib................4U.C Plautalion rn Per Marsh Per !b................' KEITH'S 608 3RD AVE. SOUTH ESS The Store of Quality Groceries No. 1 Hudson Bay 'Pea, per Ib..... No. 2 Hudson Bay Tea, per Ib..... Blue Ribbon Tea, per Ib........ Blue "Ribbon Tea, Chase Sanborn Coffee, per Ib. Braid's Best Coffee, per Ib......... Nabob Coffee, per s.. Wedding Breakfast Coffee, per Ib. Tomatoes, per case............... Tomatoes, per basket........___ Pears, per basket................ Plums, .per basket.............. Peaches, per basket.............. Celery, 2 Canteloup, each___..... Grape Fruit, 2 for Good Creamery Butter....... Apples, 4 lbs..for PHONES 313 and FIRM FOR SERVICE FIRM FOR SERVICE m CANADIAN MINERS WON'T GO ON STRIKE VirroillA. Sciil. is nu il.-inscr lhat Cntiadlai! coal miners will strike fu sympathy with a' miners' f.trikf; In (Jrcat Uritatn, said Senator llntarlfim, minister ol labor, thle af- tomfmn. EiUcniatinnfil union Wtnilii iicrnilt Cann'lian lilinerh to KO out In sympathy wltb Ihn Hill- Ish minors thoush mtpht nr, tn :illow the refuse to mine i coal for export to Groat which wuuli! be iiaed lo case the sit- I nation he snld. "However, las Canada is exporting no coal praC' llcallj- lo Kuglatiil thfs would Iwvo III- effect uoon Canadian Industry." BAWDEN BROS. Only One Day Sale Finishes On Saturday At 9P.1 Sale Prices On Liying-Room Furniture Chesterfield Chair And From The Curtain Dept. Bordered Vpilcs Very quality Voile with border designs of .fast dyes which will, not run. in washing. Sale price, Beds At Sale Prices Tf you are thinking of a Brass Bed, we have a splendid selection to offer you. Four have the red tickets on and you will find they are splendid value. Sale price, Overstuffed furniture ol guar-' anteed upholstering. This suite Will add beauty and comfort to any home. Sale