Labor favors Mother Jones entry 5Jun14

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Labor favors Mother Jones entry 5Jun14 - IB j St&oiiK leeliiltf prevailed at t he nieet...
IB j St&oiiK leeliiltf prevailed at t he nieet - Inu of the Trad. s and Labor Council on Thursday evening at the action of the authorities In refusinpr "Mother" Jones entrance to this country. It was remarked by the ddefrate who brought the matter before the council that the lady in question was debarred from entry at the request of Superintendent of Provincial Police Colin Caml'bel' The ddeato explained that the only way to (ret the female P. M. Workers' organizer in was through the superin - Icndent of Immigration at Ottawa. A wire !uid been sent to Ottawa sue - c.siina that the Immigration authorities authorities d vote more of their energies to the Asiatic probiem and leave labor j o li.inizers iib'Tic. I'm the queslion of the unemployment. unemployment. It was decided to Instruct the secretary tn communicate with Mr. H. H. Stevens and Premier Korden, urElne the commencement of public works, with fl view of ameliorating the unemployed unemployed problem along the coast. It was decided that the secretary write Hon. W. U. Ross, minister of lands, urging that the department of lands undertake the clearing of vacant government lands near Vancouver, and that such lands he surveyed Into small holdings. These should be sold on esy terms to workers desiring suburban homes, the government to build small neces - sarv buildings, and to loan the applicant applicant sufficient money to enable them to utilize the land. Sarcastic, Indeed, was the recommendation recommendation that the executive council of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada suggest to the federal government that the jnn.flon.onn proposed to be expended on a navy he devoted to developing a rn ire comprehensive system of public education. Delegates Pettiplece nnd Trotter were appointed a committee to attend the meeting of the board of railway commissioners at the courthouse on Pine 10, when the subject of the tun - pel between the Vancouver front yards and the False Creek yards of the C. P. P.. will he argued.

Clipped from Vancouver Daily World05 Jun 1914, FriPage 6

Vancouver Daily World (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)05 Jun 1914, FriPage 6
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  • Labor favors Mother Jones entry 5Jun14

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