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OFFICIAL PAPER:  VANCOUVER TRADES AMP LABOR COUNCIL AND B. 0. FEMSsUTION QT LABOR.
JIFTHYEAB.   Nf>121
V_W0T!0kWpO. FBIDAT, AVM0W____
COAL MINERS THEMSELVES MUST
"WE'VE GOT OTMEN;
THE WOMEN; THE MONEY
AND^WTOWDf
WORKERS SAY VILE
CONDmONS OBTAIN
MPJaLW
"Are _api loppUad Daily By a
'.'-"■ Notorioni Looal stapl-ty-
ment Agaasr.
UNSPlAIABUnXHOM
TO VIOTIMIU HILPL1M
; Oriantali Implored Ooatnry to
Ooatraot—Onion Labela Tan
••■. Mm Over-tUn—Vagr OhMto •
l-rtad—A Chaanl FMw
."* CJMBt from Start to Ffadsk.
"I used to bear a good deal ol
animosity towards ths L W, W., and
what i thought to be their destructive
tactics; but say, after the experiaaoe
: I have; had for ths put three weeks I
waat to enaouaee myself ss a candl-
daU for sny sort ot a wrecking crew
that's going. 1 had heard a good deal
of the rough stuff that waa pulled off
In the railway construction camps of
this province, but now I speak from
an experience that I'll never forget
1 hired with Fred. LUIyman ft Co,, employ ment sksrhs here, to go to a camp
on tbe P. fl. ■„ celled Cbeakamus, 11
miles' from Newport, aad by the gods
of lsbor I've had mors raeaon to make
a man turn anarchist or dynamiter
than ever fell to my lot In my life
before. I wu promised J75 a month,
decent grub sad traatmeat: I worked
a few days, but could stand tbe gaff
no loagsr. Overalls, out ot whlck the
unloa label had beea tors by the eub-
contractors, cost mors than two pair
la MM, Chinese cooks were employed, although I understood there
la a olauss la the contract forbidding the employment of Oriental
labor: The' food wu ratten, and we
were even prohibited from drinking
canned milk during ths hot days. The
working conditions would not bs tolsr.
Oeneumera of eoal In Veneeu-
vsr theee dayearetielat t*»'-|<"*s-
duet of uolea seal mlaare In iiteet
eases, ■vaetioaliy all ef tt le at
present coming from the Nicola
. VWley, reached
triage en the C,
via   •psoas's
P. H mala llae
A referenee to ths customs ef-
flce aeske at White Reek en aet-
urday last shews less ooel being
Imported from Waahlafton stale
mines then wn the caae before
tke miners of Nanalmo went en
etrlke en May let
10 addition so ehle eeme dOW
tens arrived In pert daring the
Moji; Japan, and
perate men:  they are damaable.  I
wu paid hy a time chub, payable
"" ston r "
only at Beaton Lake, several miles of
a walk from where I quit Say, man,
I can't And words to tell yoa what I
think of that layout; It'a rank; It's
Jews; it's ths worst I ever went
against. Hundreds ot men are Com-
Ing and-going daily. A mule would
nave to bs blindfolded to make It
stick with the Job. 1m back here,
after a month, -worse off than when t
started out. I'm going to hike for
Portlsnd tonight''
These and several other peppery
statements, with the sulphurous portions eliminated, were heatedly related to Tbe Fed. by Wm. Justice, a
member In good steading of the International Union of Steam Engineers,
,on Wednesday.
' Asked as to why the men stood tor
H •il. he explained that the govern-
ana* fpeclal police looked after that
,,-si* (sf the enslavement, and woe betide' aWr Who openly rebelled.       -
Wk.'n * la understood that there
.™ «iii  **ewends   of idle men In
Fc^L-TV'*' Immigration offl-
B. _C„ tnougi.     .scan , mj,    _„
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etumere are en route with similar shla*ments, All of wMoh pretty well sksstssilssei ths fact that
Orientals see making it possible
for Ma corporations te break
down wt present ttsmMrd ef llv-
Ini so the Pa-Hflo oosat, Mh by
scabbing In the looal mines snd
shipping their product In Japan
to tasee chores, PoeelMo because
ef % eannlvanos aiid active at-
slstanse sf petrtotls, Eatwavlng
.  Vlnelal
Tbe lockeoVoat and striking miners
of Vanoouver Island* are standing aa
llrm u the old Rooky Mountains, with
few changes In the situation during
the week. However, .there will be
one or two moves .made within another two weeks which may hewe
rather an Important bearing-on forcing a settlement
For the 'steeath* time the Nanalmo
Herald assures its readers that "ths
mlnu (at Cumberland) are back to
their normal output" The Herald pro-
testeth too much.
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dais say that
1W»0   people   have
crossed the line .*¥£*■*! _&£
declaring their (oteV'?»__*LV__
the Morgsn-Ouggenhelm ^ff*1*.*^!
Ing the psst three months. » *___■
why such condltloos u ("aW™
sbove sre msde possible.
And with the arrival -shortly' «*
2600 Russian peasants from ths bai*1
ten wutes uf Siberia, besides another
consignment of natives of India, not to
mention the scores pouring In from
the old country snd eutern points,
the situation Is not altogether reassuring.   ' .     . ;,. ■' .    ' ...;';':
NOTI01 BBRV1D UPON
BMPLOTiaNT AOIN0HB
TO COMPLY WITH LAW
Inspector Qulnn Will ProtMvto
When Provisions of P. 0.
1028 An Violated
Employment agencies throughout
thla province are at lut being made
to understand that they must possess
a federal license ln order to carry on
business.
Inspector F. F. Qulnn, recently appointed under the provisions of P. C.
1028, hu Hired notice that prosecution will follow where the requirements ot -ths order-ln-councll have
been Ignored. .    .
On July 17 an Information waa laid
by Mr. Qulnn against 8, '■_■ Stanley
ot the Capital Employment Agency,
Victoria, charging violation of the law
u to misrepresentation and carrying
on business without a license,
Mr. Stanley. Immediately complied
with all the regulations as readily M
the telegraph service would permit,
and also paid all expenses Incurred In
connection with the cue, In consideration of tbe charge being. Withdrawn.
Cosmopslltsn Inquiry.
As yet no decision has been received
from Ottawa relative to the Cosmopolitan Agenoy, whioh wss the subject of a lengthy Investigation lut
month, st the instance of the Tradu
;snd Ubor Council.
_ 'p. wa-rim, -oaao-a DA* -w. ';
, ananm at a—twuatm
Prssldenl 3. C. Watters, of the Trades
-and Labor Osneress of Canada, has ac-
■ .espied an Invitation •(tended by Hamtl-
ton Tradis and Labor Council to be' lta
nest and dejlv#ran addfsss on Labor
Day, cent.nnlsl w«k. A wire to this
effect was Mcslvedysatsnlay morning.—
PMl uoermsysr, Hamilton Hrsld.
CUMBERLAND, V. I., July I1.-S0
numerous were the events whloh took
place during the Week ending July ltth
that c«ly a synopsis oan be given ot
them.''  .s
On Monday. July ltth, we were
visited ay Mr, Crothers, in his official
oapaclty u Dominion Minister ot
Ubor, He stated that ho wu here
limply to receive en Impression of the
situation, and not st the Instigation of
the contending parties.
.-..The'Erst man to give evidence wu
tht: contractor who had employed
Mottiahaw previous to the latter Nag
"-tSI-MsseV Jhe trend .efc.ths. msala,
tor's eraeaexamtaatloo wu to try to
prove that MotUshaw wu employed,
if not dlreeUy, at Mut Indirectly, by
the company, In. such a manner that
they had Jurisdiction over the amount
of wages he was to receive.
.Presldsnt Foster explained that
under the dreumstanoea and customs
appertaining to "pillar" work In that
particular mine, No. 4, the usual wage
had been paid. Clrcumatanttal evidence wu brought forward to show that
MotUshaw had been victimised by the
company because of a report made by
him. and another while acting on a
"gu" committee at the Extension
mines,Ladysmlth.
After discussing' the matter, Mr,
Crothers stated that Premier McBride
in correct when he said "that a gas
committee which did not make a true
report would have to suffer the penalty
of the law." Whea he uked what
would happen to the oompuy tor discriminating sgslnst a man who bad
made a true report, he replied that
Premier MoBrtde could do nothing, ss
there wu no law dealing with that
side of the case.!
The next witness wu the miner,
who wu the representative of tha
men on the Examining Board previous
to the lockout He- proved thst only
two Aalatloe received certificates during his term. When the trouble arose
he had to vacate this position; bis
place being taken by a company offl-
etal, who wu not to our knowledge,
fleeted by the miners, u ths lsw pre-
,/ittWa Tet within one month after
„on> Man   thirty   Asiatics received
"'kscus^ t°°k place on this point,
and tta ml^-*T •teted.tbat the board
of examiners ***• working according
M^U'sUted rf^jlvSii
examination tor Un WW" a lot of
inexperienced and InciW'ent men
had been granted urU«ca*«,J" "*»
that the company could op.**"*" ™
m,nes. Mr. Crothers seemed fa?- f*mK
this Improbable, as It would iH!MrJ
costly to the company, Presld.***
Foster then told the minister that I.'
he would hold a re-examlnatlon of certificated men at present working, to be
held before a competent Impartial and
unblued board—If one In every five
could pus according to law, he would
guarantee that he could get the strike
csllsd off
Complaints wsre so numerous that
lt would have taken the minister three
weeks to havs heard them, When a
few had given evidence, he politely
told us he had to return to Nsnslmo
that night as hs had to hear the other
aide—meaning the strike-breakers.
This conference wu held in the
TTnlon Hotel, Owned by the company—
practically all their star strikebreakers Stay there. What kind of an impression are we supposed to hold ot a
visit such as this?
The whole procedure reminds ons
of visiting a doctor after one hu contracted a cold through wearing boots
which let In water. Vou describe the
symptoms, snd he then proceeds to
diagnose your case at the rate of two
and a half per time. He does not tell
you to remove the cause—to do so
would put him out of a lob, This Is
practically the position of ths minister.
Though we may not possess the
legal'knowledge of these Intellectuals,
we bave arrived at tha stsge where we
know that nothing less thsn ths
U. M. W, A. csn db anything for us.
The minister said that Mty msn
could call fhr a conduction board; he
forgot that Jw slso said tbere wu no
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IN OLD WEOT vntonnA
WITHIN LABT MONTH
v. m. w, of ITwai jack wift
Iiland Mtjtati as Una as Min-;
an nw-xtsolTM Will Stick
;' Presldsnt Rogers of District 29, U,
H. W. of A., embracing the New River
territosT In West VlrglnU, while the
executive board at Indianapolis wu
In session, made the statement that
over twenty new leeala had- beea
formed the prertoua week to hts visit
at headquartera.
The general opinion expressed by
the officers of the new district and the
other'districts In Wsst Virginia, like,
wise the national representatives responsible for organising the coal fields
of West Virginia, wu to the effect that
the coal-diggers In Western Virginia
were pleased with the settlement with
few exceptions.
It wu generally conceded that within the next few months the whole of
Wut Virginia would be thoroughly organised.
The executive board; In considering
the strike situation In the various
"struck" regions, formulated a policy
thereto and unanimously agreed to
continue the present relief to the men
of Vanoouver Islsnd, expressing the
hope that If the men on the. Islsnd remained solid the executive board would
assure them ot every flnanclal ssBlst-
THE ROOKY MOUNTAIN
MINERS'   ASSOCIATION
BEGIN ORGANIZATION
. Int Board Member- Robert Harlln
and Int Board Member Adam Wllklnaon, of Washington and Montana respectively, who were delegates to the
Rocky Mountain Miners' Association
convention at Oreat Falls, Monti lsst
June, will Immediately begin a campaign of organisation on behalf of the
Association, with a view to having the
Rocky Mountain Interstate movement
definitely established.
The object ot tbe Association Is to
bring about a better understanding
between the afflliated unlona, to make
all agreements for the entire west
expire on the same dete, to facilitate
negotiations with the mine-owners,
and In general to federate the common
Interests of msn engaged ln and about
the coal mines ot the Pacific Northwest
At preunt the Association's activities are confined to Washington, Wyoming, and Montana, where the cpal
i**ilners are well organised.
Oranlts Workers On Strike.
Stale seventy members of the
local Orsnlte Workers' union as-
ssmbled at Labor Temple this
morning, having quit work tn a .
body beoause of the employers'
refusal to concede the Victoria
wsge scale of $6.60 for eight
hours uked for some weeks ago.
The old scale was IS.
B. 0. F. OF L HOLDS AN
lamraiu bkssion
IT CAPITAL 0117
Board Memben Gray tnd Onth-
berteoo Speak of Interior
Mining Districts
J. W. Oray of District 18, U. M. W.
of A„ Fernle, and Jas, Cuthbertson ot
District 6, W. F. of M„ both executive
board members of the B. C. Federation
of Ubor, were'fraternal, callers at The
Fed. one* LSior'Tempie, on Meaner
last, en route home from Victoria,
where they had been attending a full
board meeting ot the B. C. F. ot L. the
day before,
Mr. Oray reports that the coal companies of the Crows Neat coal fields,
all of which are embraced In the jurisdiction of the U. M. W. of A., by
agreements, sre gradually Increasing
their output to meet local.coke,oven
demands and the ever-lncreulng demand for coal across the U. 8. tariff
line, where the consumers are not at
all disturbed sbout the "foreign" article.
Mr,, Cuthbertson reports Industrial
conditions rather quiet In the Boundary district with ths miners' unions
barely holding their own, owing to
the discrimination of the Oranby
Smelting ft Mining CO. at Grand Forks.
The result of the referendum vote,
submitted to tbe membership upon
the Instructions of the-lut conventions asking tor a pronouncement upon
the principle of proportional rspresen-
». w. D-. rama—
Solicitor for Trades'and Labor Council,
Labor Temple Co.,' and various local
unions, who returned Wednesday (rom
a Bhort visit to his old home In New
Brunswick.
OO VmVbWkm MILU
asms slowit-if at
■;*'S   ALL, IN VANCOUVER
(Toemopoatan   Strike. Breakinj
- AfaaovIfnoru Both Lawi of -X
Oovatay and Deceney
"MINERS;  IM0 PER DAY,
FARE ADVANCED."
No need to worry because you don't
possess the price of a ticket.. Fare Is
always advanced When men sre
wanted to act 'in the capacity of
strike-breakers. An alluring advertisement to the man who hu just arrived
In the city, hss no money, snd here Is
a chance to get a Job with transportation thrown In. It does not stabs
"strike-breakers wanted.'' Men are
not got like that. If you want to scab
—If you want to act ln auch a mannei
that you will be ashamed to look In a
mirror, the chance Is offered at the
Cosmopolitan Employment Agency, on
Powell street still doing business at
the old stead as brusnly as before the
recent Investigation.
- hoMairtWtHe .      . .___,...
Ah Jim's smlls wu "dlMtlkt
and bland," w he met hla eld so-
qwMntanos, Nsylcr, who le new en
.etrlke*. * •■■• ....   »' "*-';,-■
"Witat you do theu dayef" aak-
edNayler. ,.;■ V;j: i^X^ .': .,-*...:'i
'' *Uammiamaa*aMm.-i—a*'
anawe'rsd Ah Jim.    '
"Net worklBt In the mlnsef"
further queried Jos.
"No werkum In -mine, no work*
am tall, juetwalMe siound atlw
time'; lurnse taallsrissen dtf
aul; mere bettselefe thsn werku
mytM'.Jtm «K tht\ Just walkes
alatm* aHes tlmt and mskse leek
ess Englishmen no hurt Chlnsmsn
or spoMsm mine! talkss chin oWn
Jen atlas time, take care Ah Jim
no get. Mew up by cissy shot
lighter; mine Jen no b'long fer man
who no uvey." ,
'Phone Exchange tot' Ubor Tsmpls.
At a meeting of the dlrwAors of Van-
Suver Ubor Temple Co., Ltd,, lsst
ouday evening, Sec-Tress. McVety
wu authorised to proeeed with the
Installation of a telephone sxchange
for tne buHdlag u soon u a suffl.
clent number of unions consented to
its adoption. Tbe service would un
doubtedly increau the usefulness of
the telephone service to every unton,
inumuch u there would be an at
tehdant from 7:80-to I, to receive
calls. Practically all the anions using,
phones, hoard front go fsr, have signalled their willingness to pay ths
slightly Increased cost Of maintenance.
ilm the Guy. • •* '■
(From the Offlce Boy.) .
"I'm the only fellow tbat really don
the real things In this place; The
boss, he Just telle Mr. White to do
something. Then Mr. White, he says
to Mr. King, "Would you pleue do this
as soon u possible?' And Mr, Xing,
he uys to Jim,'I guees you'll have to
stop and attend to this.' And than Jtm
goes to Miss Brown and uys, 'Would
you kindly look after thlsr  And Miss
k. Trvttoi, Maw — VhtaatdaV *
Latvia tatMsn fajEli|»|
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WUTXtN DIUOATIOir
■AVBBjrnr uxntA
aK'"kB%N.B.,AfptrtsaMfarnU
OMTentton, Whfla VajstiaTfai
'. Si <hrt far th* Itlfi Waai-*nii-i
■IsWilllirFnUeMMWtMMllst
ma-mmjlnaai-m at Moav
treai In Str^es^at TU* Tear. .,
Witlt the iepartare of Mr. '+/*,
1 rotter. Western Canada orgsslser for ,
the Trsdw sad Labor Ooagrsu et*
canadai tor potata an route east ail"*
tkr as Fort W~ussK Interest In th*'
coming convention of the Uber Ooa>
gross is aatnially srooaM-
Tbe outlook for a Mite lilimillia
from Westers poinu to sosaswsatassa- .
are, owing to tie stress of .the aneshr
ployed problem and the xaanlr'MttlsT:^'
fighta which various auiona havs had *
eagacq In during the paat year, withSg
consequent financial remits.
" Secretary W. J. WllUasos, ot Van- (S
couver Trades and Ubor Council aad
a member ot the United Brotherhood
of Carpenters snd Joiners wu sleeted
by acclamation laat Jsnasry to represent the B. C. Federation of Ubor sad
will leave about Sept 11 for MontnaL
The local central labor body wtB :
deal with the C0Bvattola.MlI em Aug- :;
uat Jlst but,It to probable tbat a ocas-
promise will be made by Issuing erai. ?
dentials to Organiser Trotter, who wUl'y
be In the seat about that time. ,laVrv.
promptu chapel meetings among bo**
Trades ud Labor Council and BulMlat
Trades Councfl dslegatu seem to fore-
cut a disposition to husband whatever
money tbere la In the treasury tofttha
placing of a bualaew anagt ta the teat
st as sarly a dele u preetleaale.
Victoria Tradu and Ubor CotneB
will probably uad a delegate, u ku
bun Its custom for many yurs.
sway'—and Miss Smith Just says,
Paul! do this'-and I havs to do it—
there's nobody for me to tell. Talk
sbout your organisation!"—Us Ana
geles Citlsen.
Woman's Suffrage Delsgstlon,
The date of the local Woman's Suffrage delegation's visit to the Trades
snd Ubor Council hss been postponed
to 8ept 4.
tation, after the ballots oelng carefully
tabulated by the full executive board,
wss declared to have been lost which
means that the present system ot one
man, one vote, regerdless of the mem.
bershlp he represents, will prevail.
The effort to secure the affiliation of
the Farmers' Institutes of the province
was not enthusiastically received by
the executive, it not being quite clear
what the status of the fsrmers' or*,
ganlutlon would be, since In this
provincs most of them are employers
of labor, and In many cases Oriental
labor at that Two ot the. Institutes
hsd replied favorably, one'In the Interior and one up the cout. The proposal was laid over for further consideration.
Provision wss made for undlng Del-
egate Wilkinson to ths Montreal convention of the Trades and Ubor Con.
gress of Canada.
A numbsr of the bosrd members,
along with Parker Williams, M.P.P.,
were speakers at ths mus meeting
held In the Park Sunday afternoon, to
discuss tbe unemployed problem.
The affaire of the Federation are ln
tolerably good shape, with s tsw new
affiliations, offset by a decresse In the
aggregate membership.
The suggestion that an organiser be
placed ln the field was not considered
practicable at this time.
Strsst Rsllwsy Employees Still
At It.
The Street Railway Employ-
ees unions and the B. C. E. R.
are atlll negotiating before a federal Investigation board at tbe
new court house. Next week
may terminate the long session,
so far as the board is concerned.
LOYAL
.... ...
BUCK BRAND
If your dealer does not carry
BUCK BRAND Overalls
and Shirts, they can be se-
dured promptly by any store
in British Columbia
FRIENDS
THIS LABEL IS SEWED
ONEVERYSUITMADE
BY US
rOnr
Guarantee
WM. J. McMASTER AND SONS, LIMITED.
■1176 Homer Street ' ,~yancouver, B. 0.
Lartest Factory
West el Winnipeg
Brown says to Hln Smith, ''Here's.     -, ,_-„___._. __ ...—.
something that's got to be done right    Organiser Trotter visited New Weat-
■«■«'-"»'   "«•■   "••»*•••   «"■»   ••<"■■ minster at last meeting of the Trades
and Labor Council, and. be bellevaa
some, way will:be again devised to '
have the Royal City represented.
Reports received from the miners,
both metalliferous end bituminous,
make lt altogether probable' that
neither the W. F. of M. or the V. M.
W. of A. district boards In B. C. will
send delegatee, both being Involved In
strikes.
So tar no local unions have elected
delegstes, nor sre they likely to tackle
lt. The Btreetrsllwsy Employeu'
unions of Vanooover, New Westminster and Victoria are busy negotiating
for increased wsges sad Improved
working conditions, a federal board of
Inquiry having bun In session hers
for the psst three weeks, with no immediate prospects of a uttsfactory
settlement. Other big unions, ln the
building tradu, are crippled through
unemployment of their membership.
The United Mine Workere ot Amor
lea will at leut be represented by tha
three executive hoard memben In
Csnada. Thau are: J. McLellan, District 26, Nova Scotia; pave Roes, District 11, Southern British Columbia and
Alberta, and Oeorge J. Pettigrew, D*a>
trlct If, Vancouver Island.
Medicine Hat Alta., Tradu and La-
Reglns Unionists Peeved.
Ssys the wage-workers' page In the
Reglna Leader: "The Hon. Mr. Crothers evidently wu not very anxious to
meet the Trades Council delegatee In
Reglna. After sending a telegram over
a week ahead to tell us that he would
let us know what date he would be In
the city, he very kindly gave the secretary of the council tour hours notice
that he would be In Reglna station for
a few minutes. Howsver, the. esse of
the workers in Reglna waa laid before
him, and In reply the committee received the usual platitudes ot the professional polltlrlan. Considering that
Mr, Crothers could find time to stop
off at Moose Jaw for some conslder-
sble time, where u far u we know,
he had no appointment, we, consider
thst the honorable gentlemen did not
show Reglna very much consideration,
more especially u he sent his tele-
gram charges collect and It cost us
two dollars five centa for the privilege of learnlnl that the honorable
gentleman could not see that he could
do anything ln the matter."
Ae to "Foreign" Unlona
Ssys H. H. Stevens, H.P., In lut
Issue of the Western Call:
"We have beea criticised because
In lut week's Issue we dared to support the right of the coal miners on
Vancouver Islsnd to organise. It hu
been stated, and truthfully, that the
union proposed by these men wu
afflliated with the II. M. W. of A., with
headquarters In the United States,
snd thst we. should not support any
such affiliation,
"In the first place, nearly all the
large unions In Canada are afflliated
with American associations, Why
should there be such strong objection
to tbls? A large number of the large
InduBtrles are so afflliated. The sal.
mon csnne.rs of the Pacific Cout have
the tightest combine on the continent.
The copper Interests are closely silled.
The oil Industries of both countries
sre sll controlled by the same power,
Rockefeller. The railway companies
on both sides ot the line meet regularly and adjust tariffs. But the most
significant fact of all Is that the Western Fuel Company, the most heavily
affected conlern on the islsnd, Ib an
entirely American company. Why, we
ask, is a given action a sin when committed by workers, but a virtue when
done by employers? We fall to recognize the point
"Then, again, the U. M. W. of A.
have poured Into this province already over 1300,000.00 In strike wages.
They pay each man $4.00, a wife $3.00,
and esch child 11.00 per week. This
Is Impossible with a loesl unton, snd
without some such fund the men are
helpless.
"We do not contend that the men
acted wisely In sll that they have done,
but we do most emphatically state
that they had extreme provocation, ud
that now the responsibility for ..the
continuance of the strike rests on the
company."
Liberty which Is the nurse ot all
great wits, . , , Otve me the liberty to know, to utter, sad to argue
freely according to conscience, above
all llbertlu.—Milton.
bor Council, has sleeted T. O. Webb,
ot the U. ■. of 0„ u a delegate to
the Montreal convention of the Congress, with Instructions to go after
tbe 1914 convention for the Hat.
Judging by press reports ths unions
of the prairie provinces sre wrestling
with much the ume problems u In
B. C, and It is unlikely that msny delegates will be elected, with the possible
oxception of Winnipeg,
Vanccuver, Hli.
It Is a safe guess thst Bt. John, N.B.,
will win out for next year's convention,
It having only lost out by ons vote at
Ouelph laat September for thie year's
session. Vancouver hss put In sn early bid for the 1915 convention, and In
view of the World'e Fair at Ban Francisco that year, with greatly reduced
rates west, there should be no difficulty In landing It Vsncouver unionists
have a quarterof-a-mllllon dollar Ubor .
Temple in which to accommodate the
big convention and there are plenty
of other attractions to make the Terminal City the destination of the
largest number of labor delegates ever
assembled In Canada, under ths auspices of the Congress. •   •
Saskatoon, Bask., Tradu and Ubor
Council bas already announced lte Intention of going after the 1916 convention.
That there Is much need for a thoroughly representative convention thla
year at Montreal every unionist In
Canada must concede. For never before were there so msny problems for
solution, the outstanding one being
that of the unemployed, which et this (
time threatens the very existence ot
organised labor, a condition deliberate. I
ly brought about by the big employing
corporations of Canada.
The Congreu, like other national
labor organisations ot Its Und all over
the world, must rise to the occasion
and take Its plsce along with.the In-,
ternatlonal hosts of organised labor
with Its guiding rule ot conduct ana
ultimate goal that of Industrial liberty, .
upon which all other liberties are dependent
Ood grants liberty only to thou who
live It, and are always ready to guard
ud defend It—Daniel Webeter.
3,,.,...- mmm
aajmafaaaaaaam
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FRIDAY „...JtUOD8T 1, IMS
WHV MULHALLf
The big corporations of this snd
every other country sometimes Ind
themselves ln a precarious condition.
By virtue of circumstances they sre
lompelled to buy everything they
need, whether It be labor-power, na-
tural resources, machinery, legislation, legislators, verdicts, religion,
morals, or service of any description,
the real capitalist must buy It, It being the function ot the capitalist to
own things, others must do the work.
Hence the necessity of managers, superintendents/foremen, shift bosses,
politicians, labor "leaders," end a
thousand and one other varieties of
manipulators. These must be pur-
chssed. Bssy enough, probably, but
the trouble to the capitalist scents to
be to keep his army ot confederates
lined up st sll times. One of the capitalist procursrst named Mulhall, has
recently refused to stay bought- In
fact'hls evidence before a TJ. 8. board
of "Investigation" hu fully confirmed
a number of suspicions held by many
who have had. to aak for legislation or
wage concessions "
UNION PRINTING
ON
Union Made Paper
The Only Shop
in British Columbia usingpa-
Cir stock bear-
i the watermark (label) of
thelnteraation-
al Paper-makers Union
Mitt Ordain* Promptly Filled
E.1BTOSLEY
Phone Seymour 824
LABOR TEMPLE
VAMOOOVKB, B. 0.
to Kruppi
the Brltif=
The UI
be dlverti.
Hurler's,
slpate thi
displaces,
duce any*
the mlndi
cept palm
dreadnoui
the Juven
peruses tl
or "Hsngi
Still, th
would vii
emotions,
dual may
labor, so i
muoh org
voted to i
vide, tor
ride In i
Columbia
persons ti
Csnsda «
gages.
Some I
thought t
posed, it i
to go on
reduce' the!,
interests ,
Psrtlculsi
uss up n
labor that
Ing happli
But thi
speak of
when so
twenty pe
Let us sll
thst we 1
or desires
our gusrit
their worl
"glory of 1
If a
tours the
bedecked
flaw In tl
makes. 1
balls on I
ensign mi
note at tb
THB BRITISH COLUMBIA FEDBRAT10KI8T
Profit ll
After al
How w<
lectorf
No tho
over yet
tbe smile
Unionist
William a
brate Lab
and speed
"A gen<
oeseltated
Canadian
probable t
st the nei
Citlsen.
: The.exi**
ranks of ti
ed in onll
the workei
their bus.
open, yi .
Yes, ind
I Uncle Mel
Ink ter lie
Isks ter ki
white foil
Christ hai
Seamen'e
for organised lsbor.
with one phsse. of the question
Max S. HOyes charaCterlsticslly answers hla own query:
' "But what did Mulhall actually
get for his money? Nothing much
' more than depraved, degenerated
Judases who took his dirty dollars.
"These traitors did not sell out
the labor movement. That movement Is still here, stronger, larger
and better than ever before the
N. A. M. plutocrats and' their per
verts began their operations.
"And thla labor movement will
continue to go forward, to grow
and expand In prestige and power
despite all the conspiracies thst
may be concocted by capitalistic
corruptlontsts and the. wesk, pitiful, debauched little crooks who
. may be bought at ao much per
"It Is a nauseating mess, ot
course, thla dabbling In capitalist,
policies to reward friends, where
a bunch ot greenbacks can change
a merciless enemy Into a good
friend, but those who take the
risk have none to blame but themselves If they become contamlnat- Japanese
ed or fall under suspicion. tlon and
"Such political prostitution as p, r, ays
hss been revealed by Mulhall Is jEw. Ths
practically impossible In Austrs- trot the ss
lis and Europe, where the worken railway sy
hold themselves aloof from the west.
rotten, corrupt old capitalist par
ties end stand together .In their "Brltann
own political organisations, aa proud bosi
they do In their unions. However, Today thef
Muihall's stories will serve a food employed d
purpose In the end. They will. it from th<
make It mere and more Impossible their numb
tor conscientious, right-thinking of 8,000 to
workingmen to expeot to ssoure
sny advantages worth while In the Nome, i
parties dominated by capitalist In- clal proble
fluenoee. instructed
"It's a waste of time to play a married a
game where the cards, are stacked - liquor beta
against one. Let labor play In Its district In
own rata and keep away from the form,
dirty politico that smell to high
heaven."
The labor 'leader" who can lie pur-
cbaaed either with money or the promise of a soft government billet, Is securing goods under false, pretenses,
.The labor movement Is not for sale,
nor csn lt be delivered by any man
or est ot men, In fact the labor "leader" cannot deliver himself with the.
value attached by the purchaser In-
oluded. This because the moment an
officer of organised labor undertakes
to deliver himself to a purchaser he
loses the very thing the latter figured
On, nsmsly, the confidence of the
membership. In tnls faot lies the
safety of the International organised
lsbor movement. Quite true, In many
portions of this continent, trade unionists still play old-party politics, a con-
dltlon that Invariably leads to dicker
log and trading, perhaps well inten-
tioned, If mistaken; but gradually the
workers sre recognising the necessity
ot Independent political action as a
supplement to their Industrial endeavors, tinder such circumstances a labor movement that can be "sold out"
by any one cssses to be a lahor move-
ment. And none should be so reedy
to acknowledge this fact aa the economists who sre ever ready to accuse
others of selling something tbey never
possessed. The labor movement Is
unpurchasable. The real capitalist
knows It. Hence the bitter flght waged
Incessantly against it by the capital,
lsts of all countries, by all the lnstru
ments st the command of those already
purchased.
SOLEMNLY IMPRESSED
It is to be hoped that the good citizens ot Vancouver are duly Impressed,
ihey were out In their thousands to
watch the super-Dreadnought "Now
Zealand" move massively to her
anchorage In the inlet.
If they were not sll Impressed they
should have been, for every sinister
line of the New Zealand spoke grimly
of her ability to smash things up ln
general.
Nearly everybody is somewhst fami-
Par with battleships through published plotures and articles, but to
realize that right here In town, so to
speak, was a machine that could make
so much debrla of the-whole community In a short time, Inspired a good
deal of awe. That Is no doubt wbat
tbe craft came here for.
- You see, tills might Just as well be a
German battleship come to blow up the
property of Mr. Alvo von Alvensleben.
Then what would we dot It is an
awful thought, ao we had better get
busy and build aome more savage-looking vessels ln order to prevent such
a dreadful consummation. ThlB would
rave our fair city and bring prosperity
Ttae aaecuUve board ot tarn B. C.
Federation of Labor met la Vlotoria
July 27th. wttlx tho following members
present: Prealdant Siverts, Vlco-Preat-
dexits Outtabertaon,' Ferris, Oray. Kav-
tsTHigt* and Watchman, and Secretary
~fkfidsley. -^—
-Vice-president Taylor waa unable to
"be present matters in connection with
ttae miners1, strike reaulrln* fain presence In Cumberland.     '
The secretary road tbe following returns on the vote on the proposed
amendments to ths constitution of the
*aTeders.tlon:
The *oMowan« is Section 8. Art. li am If
at  present:
—-,*:. ». Kach organisation ainilated
wltlx the """-"wderatlon ahall- be entitled to
tW.dSeSMe.for *^-*__&__^_\3__l
hen ©r Teas, and one delegate ror eaoh
edillUonsI     hundred    members   or   major
***^"t?.*WuSS?- bodies., "district boardi.
balldlnc trades councils end similar
bSdlm ahall be entitled to two delegate*
Stoh. Deleaste from - central bodies
wnttmt be members or unions afllllsted
with   tbe   federation.
No   proxies shall be allowed.       -
The  following Is the proposed amend-
~^£,?^miSt?**S82i tbe b—S-o* representation    shall    ba   one, vote   for   every
nundred   members,   no  delesate  to  hsve
mora   than   five   votes."
Defeated.
Tbe following
«.*   present:
Article a as lt reads
Thla    organisation   shall   meet   In   an-
nua.1  convention ln the City of Vtetorla.
Tne tame of the meeting to Be decided
*»—■ the essentlve.
— following
is the proposed amend-
_._..:..,Sf\g3r:.._
wm etteaa tk* nakal Ooavtai
tke   Tied**   as*  Baser Ovarii
X .
*>•-.
•Heart
•f
"**«T\ii? 22&_YV°be amende ***,**.*_,
Ing  the words  -the City of Victor!** and**
the "words ^n'suOb'piaci -as- the
ins th,
Convantlon"msy "determine.
Carried.	
The   following   is   the  last  section
Article 12 ae It reads at present:
"jkJl   moneys   shall   be  payable  to.
ecretary of the Federation In two half
yearly   instalments   due  and  payable  '-
June  and IMeamber of each year.
The foilowlng Is- the proposed amendment   to   this   section:
"That *he -words -June and December"
txa the last line of Article 12 be chanced
to   read   'January and July.'"
Carried.. <
flame   of   Organisation.
- Western    Fed.    SClners
United   Mine   Workers
Bookbinder*  .	
Bricklayer*
Oil
OIOAMtAK-M TOSH
FMHMUBH DOWKO THI
DPLL WARM WIATHMt
nrat to Feol Plnoh of"Proep«r.
ityM-4ta«-sst Brtnrday ITert
m O^rvmwkara'Tag Day
; Hers Is a snapshot of our laat year's
champion fisherman, with three: beauties taken frost a not distant stream
thla spring. Mr. O. Wood,: better
known ai "Pinkie," has an unlimited
supply of hOraefhoes with him when
bait-casting; at least we think so.
Last year he pulled, down the lack-
pot "with a 17-pounder and comes right
back thin year with a 16-pounder,
which cinches the'pot for 1918.
Our old secretary, John Peuser, Is
MtffflKB'fMi
"  lbs lallais il tss tifisa
Editor B. a : TatmiSoami—*}ort*
whtra oo thu woHMDt. a* wtll as
in ltunpe and tha.Brltlsh Islas, you may
ram J*, the. prss aad Jlstsn to; In the
ohunm tn*.confession Mtat "the.ehanh
net lost its hold upon th* people." It la
bankrupt, not aaaiulaliy. bet ooognsa-
Uonallr. Wkyt too. less flv* on*
rauoa, whit* Other* atat* s dfiereot on*,
But ons and all either don't see the ml
cauaw or thsy ar* afraid ts admit them.
Th* teal cause ar* not hard to and,
Th* m*n and women et. this ng* who
dare to think and read tb* *vld*nc* Of
science In Its every: branch, hsve no
longer sny seed tit at ahuroh. ttwy can
live without it ahd^w men.and women
of this act Who. neither Ma* nor .think
•bout ths conclusions arrived at ln r*-
tard to rsllglon. m l~Ua*"»« "• It
Thsy .don't cart about It Why* Mod-
em conditions forw tb«m Into this state.
Can you axpeet tha whlU alavw. who
ara mad* to hy. the oapltalut class, who
kens the ctiurjfc iaWshaM, tonap an
the paws on gua&yt Or the man and
women auSsrlns from the horrible disease* whloh hae followed In the woke
of QasltallsmfTou can't ay that orlm*
is not augmented hy alums and low
wages. Can you •xnct, then, the**
criminals to enter the.church and sit
beside the matt and women who nave
made them sot Then you hav* a poor
clus who have no time for church, mea
and Women who toll from any mors
"    nMt for a bare existence, men and women whose brains and
bodies are worn out tn ths struggle to
live. Surely, you Can't expert to and
them numbered amongst your congraga.
tion. If a census war* taken to and out
how many white elavca, diseased persons, criminals and those Just on' the
bread line, lt would be appalling, the
number. Tet ever since these conditions
have ban, the church never ssld to the
greedy men and women, who mad* those
conditions, "Tou did It Oet out* .-Vou
cursed."    ,
No; the'church has always, also* th*
days of Christ, been one xreat horn* of
graft and hypocrisy. Did the church,
a -     >r Catholic, lead f    -    -    •
 -jtholfeleadla the treeing
of the black slaves? Bas she ever raised
Protestant or
of the black c  -  —    	
her voloe calling for the emancipation of
Rly.    Employees
 .Klmberley
—- Hosmer   	
—«.Vancouver.
 New Wast. .
-Vancouver -.
Amendt. 1.   Amendl. 2.  Amehdt. 3.
Vm. Agat For. Agst. For, Aget.
electrical  Workers 280 _-—.....Victoria
- nisi.   Carpenters  Nelson .....
tadet '-'  """"—*"
She
bCetal Workers
llpholeterera
Railway  Carmen  .._....
. United asine Workers
Machlnlata     ~	
Bookbinder*   j-..—.-—-	
Brotherhood   Carpenters
Western   Fed.   Miners ......
Teamsters         	
Plasterer*     	
Cook*  and   Watters 	
Typographical  : ...
Laborers'    Protective   —..
Blacksmiths .	
Plumbers    	
Stage   Employees
 tiers   Mar	
a..^.«»—.Vancouver' ~...
".".".".~™~^3ranbrook "...
 . Michel ..	
.. .—.-..Fernle
 ....Vancouver
 .Victoria 	
..^ Vancouver
.■■■-...■..HetHey ■	
 ..-New west. .
 Victoria  .
 .Victoria  ..:..
 .New Weat. .
 Victoria  	
 Revelstoke
..New West   .
  .Victoria
fakers - :.i :-.;,. .Vsncouver .
Lathers  1^1 -=-.—  —.„   ."_.
Ajnalgamated Carpenters  ..Victoria  	
Trades  and  Labor Council  New West. .
Painter*      _~ .... Victoria  .-..
United   Mine  Workers  —.^.......Nanalmo
18
187
28
IS
.    88
.    14
.    88
.    18
.    25
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. 411-
. 863
. 21
. 17
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_j«lere   	
Machinist*   ..;_......-;— _.
. Sheet Metal  workers  ...
Trade*  and  Labor Council
Tile   Layers   and   Helpers  ..
Bless.   Worker*   213   	
Moulders 	
Letter   Carriers   	
Wnlted   Mine  "Workers	
Bldr.   Trades Council 	
—— ■  Union
icahoremen
therWood
of  Carpenters
Machinist*   ..........^
Painter*    ^ ;...;—	
Typographical 	
St.   Railway  Employee* 	
Makers    —. .	
 s and Labor Council 	
Amal.   Carpenterer*    .	
Cooke    —„	
Cigar
 Ladysmlth
.....Vancouver .
 Victoria .....
.'."-Vancouver"'
 Victoria  	
....Cumberland
..-Victoria  	
—Vancouver ...
""New West. '.'.
....Revelstoke
. Vancouver ..
11
is
Otsaar
...Victoria   .-••       1
...Vancouver       8
*'*New West. LC:!     3
0
10
1
2
8
21
1
"2
8
8
100
48
10
7
- 88
8
88
34
47
66
23
78
181
200
e
18
28
38
60
360
17
IS
848
21
30
42
13
18
21
71
196
23
28
29
14
11
18
. 184
28
7.0
68
14
.81
14
30
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18:
411
670
22
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26
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"5
S3
10
26
34
47
68
21
58
148
160
49
60
360
' i"i
S4Q'
37
13
13
62
76
196
23
26
35
14
12
17
lij
21
2
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-174
23
78
S3
14
29
13
24
18
17
411
736
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16
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12
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16
43
38
10
26
34
47
59
24
73
160
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61
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860
16
344
22
80
44
14
13
13
65
195
32
23
28
14
17
..Vancouver
Totals	
Movlns Picture  Operators
Vote  hy Unions ....-	
Xxa accordance -with the above returns the board declared amendment
14*0. 1 defeated and amendments Nob.
2   and  S adopted.
The results of the referendum are
caae   follows:
The representation of afflliated or-
Kaniaations tn the annual conventions
of tbe Federation remains the same 3a
heretofore.
The meeting place of the Federation
-will be decided by each annual con-
ventlon. Instead of meeting erery year
In   tbe  city  of Victoria. - The calls for
1984    2264    3834    498   8916   908
Spoiled Ballot.
18        36        61       3   _63   ~T
There Is
labor worli
the necess
Isatlon of
plant the p
working ol
owning as
tries.  Thai
uw-JThe -p-e-r capita tax will be sent out in Jan
vtaxr-y and July Instead of June and De-
Th* nee comber.
looked nnoi Tbe board endorsed the action of
fnMtm noi tlxo secretary ln endeavoring to secure
ffeCthe affiliation of the Farmers' Instl-
Mwonldn ttatos -of B. C. Tho board will put an
hotween N organizer ln the Held later ln the year,
*. m tol aa« soon as funds will permit.
J^-L _■ Some efforts will be made to assist
lamtalve *"*»«» campaign abr a greater demand
rlrduusbi ■*«»«■ **»• various Union Labels.
SaadfMtlr Tbe board Is considering a proposal,
SMain wblch will be submitted to the next
pVovid£ce'«*:<>l»"*_e»»tlo,1> ,or the Payment by the
"""^Federation of part of the expenses of
delegates to the annual conventions.
.t. n.i.v ' J— number of proposals and demands
thiStonefo*' Jearfslatlon. referred to the board
tathemln^y" **»e ——* convention, were consld-
Man te«insere«* *-* * Quantity of routine bual-
The Monefttena   disposed   of. ■__,■■_■'_'■_'.
*«d lata hs      Tne 1914  convention will be held ln
S2t*r It w^-bw   Westminster  and   the  date  will
™« (lljprobably  be January 19th. 1914.
S?flStaSr                -             VICTOR  R.  M1DOLBT.
{j&fSJyj  Becretary-Treaaurer.
Sfto'thSh'^'V*'h««s"   »•   c-   **—   Horrible  Example,
aid For tbe purpose of presenting to the
slticens of tbe United States east of
It Is ths Lbe Rocky mountains the ' problems
has a>e<ntaLrblcta tUo pacific coast haa to face in
fwwescaWe invaalon of the Orientals. Charles
are foremoOtalxxxme, a photographer for the Qa-
condltions nount    Cinematograph   company,   has
markable tl.
uat    completed   views   of  Vancouver's
..-I     eLK-*s*fa)«r "171 rilliriTIS a hi vaxifis      va        s ssevv'w   —
many wlllln^>lf „ _tn.^„ Little Yokohama and the
H^-*Ja—_na%— quarter ln and about the city.
sour-doughsj-j^^ "movies." lt Is asserted, were tak-
heip nothing ^ the special request of Governor
ganuatlons roIaxuBon 0t California and wtll be used
to the annu^y nlD1 to support his stand ln regard
'       ...  o tbe now famous California land bill.
Social Jus„ M1J probability the pictures will be
Ing generalllbo-wn to congress as well as through-
thing or nomt tbe "Bast. The Orientals were plc-
■lon at tnrurod frpm erery possible standpoint.
Plato had sl"be Chinese emigrants were "shot"
terest of Uiandlng from tbe Monteagle on the ar-
vlously enoii val of that steamer at this port last
cynical uttereelc, sand were again taken as they
sslf, Ibr were bundled Into the Oriental 11m-
dinary concced. -svhlcb conveyed tbem to Eastern
adjusting efsuandea. Chinatown waa taken in de-
the socialy all, Shanghai and .Canton alleys re-
atvlng   particular  attention, while as
Emerson snch ot tbe darked side of the quar-
said: "Writsr tarn possible -was photographed. One
every day ist>*p> Joint -was penetrated .and the in-
No msn hwrlors of laundries and chop suey
until be tndnts -were featured to show the con-
umii no,.   [tton- t__t. exist in-thls city.
the white, red. Mack Ar yellow wage-
elavea of todayt Tha world Is no more
moral today than In the days of Christ
Woman is atlll In bondage to mas, and
the: Christian Church from its flrat *tart
downward* has jlways heen to favor
this condition. Woman la hestenln* to
realise this, aad in the near future she,
too, will desert her. The church la without a purpose. Education I* spreading,
and Into the darkeet corners of the earth
(he sunllsht of reason and science la
showing the Mad to peace and plenty.
Like Capitalism, Christianity haa no
more new morkets: each country Is producing for Itself. The church without*
purpose is like a ship without a rudders-
she I* helpless, drifting.- Worse still for
the church, She dare not have a purpose.
The Instant she takes up the socialist
cause in sincerity that Instant will mark
her doom. The capitalist will break her
financially,. because she 1* living on hts
charity. Is this mere assertion .unsupported by tyldencet Let us aee. The
church Is a non-producer: lt depends
upon funds supplied to lt By her own
confession the workers are Indifferent
or outside her altogether. -Here Is onu
source arowlng weak or closed- to her.
she In left only with the capltaliat Will
this glutton stay with her?
The bar-room, the picture show, the
music hall and the theatre Is her
dreaded enemy. They belong to the
vlutton. .nut If the ehurc dies of starvation se can't lament She hue had
almost two thousand years of luxury
while she watched the people starve.
Yes, sh'e ba* lost* her hold upon the
people,
.   H. KIBK.
6776 Homer- fit
*ha« Washington deal atotj.
Nanalmo, July 28,
Ed(ter B. C. Federatlonist: Of late
theraaa* been published in the Nanalmo
Heran various communications and
editorials, mare especially the latter,
concerning the Washington miner* all.
Ing the markets while the men of Nanalmo were striking. And ln case thl*
lift* left an Impression ln the publlo
mind that It was true, I would.be
obliged If you publish enclosed letter,
which was sent me by Mr. Andrew
wayton, sec.-treasur.er of District 10,
(I. M. W. of A., Washington, which follows:
Oopy of Original
'      Seattle, July 26th, 1913.
Mr. J. J. Taylor,
Vice-President District 28,
V. M. W. of A„ Ladysmlth, B. C.
Dear Sir and Bro,: Owing to the numerous reports that are being received at
this offlce to the effect (hat certain people
within the strike sone of Vanoouver
Island are spreading the report that the
Washington miners are - working full
time since the strike was called ln District 28, thereby Ailing the market that
was formerly filled by our striking
brother mlneworkers on Vanoouver
Island. I deem It my duty to write you
this letter, on behalf cf District 10, as
an absolute denial of thatireport
The mines In Dlstriot 10 are not working any steadier now, and probably not
producing as muoh coal today as they
were before the strike was called in
District 28, because of the fact that the
Roslyn cle Elum, the largest coal-pro*
duclng Held tn the state, were working
22 days- per month for several months
preceding the strike and are -now work-
Clgarmaker*'
a. wood,
Union Champion Plscatn.
rial Artist
ng 15 days per month.
In ™       *   •
n Pierce k King Co. the mines, with
few exceptions, are working steady,
rhlch they have been doing for several
-ears, and.were doing preceding the call
which they have been doing
years, and.were doing precedl. „
in* of your strike.   The .rest   of   the
mines In the state, known as the lignite
Held of Tone and. Mendota. are only
working an average of two days per
week, whloh Is the least they have ever
been known to work since the field was
opened up. Thli explanation, I expect,
will be sufficient for you to readily see
that we are not producing as much coal
today aa we were previous to the strike
being called on Mav 1st.
fou may read-this letter-before any
local union you desire, as the statements
contained herein are concrete facts, of
which I defy successful contradiction.
the strikers of B. C. to win their strike,
or for any other reason, I can assure you
that they will respond to a man Immediately, Hence any time that anyone
Insinuates that the miners of District 10
would ecab on their fellow workers
across the border, you con put him down
as a disgruntled sucker or .a pin-head
detective working In the Interests of the
operators.
Trusting that your right to organise
II) be recognised by the coal barons of
Vancouver Island at an early date, and
right In his element now, trowllng In
tbe Okanagan lakes. Lots of fish up
there, but beer Is 16 cents straight,
Outrageous, Isn't ltT John used to be
tne dean of the Blue Label Fishing
Club, but when aome of his cubs trimmed him on the Llllooet during the
general, strike two years ago, he
never forgave ua. John would throw
out bla cheat and proudly exclaim:
"For nine yeara I've held the record
for the largest Dolly Varden ever
taken In the Llllooet." One.evening
we brought a 18-pound Dolly Varden
Into camp and John felt sick all over.
He never mentioned the nine year's
championship afterwards. We ought
to tell him now, just how we get thst
Ash.
Four of our members are now drifting the North Arm for 26-cent sock-
eyes. If they do halt as well ss they
anticipate, they will smash the record
of old Dutch Bill. Speak-eaay Johnson said they made 50 cents each the
flrat week. But Just wait till those
aockeyes start coming ln schools; the
cannery at Terra Nova will be running  overtime.
Most of the married men ln our
union figure on putting up a barrel
of salmon-bellies for the coming winter. We never were credited with being long-sighted; don't need to be to
aee how busy we will be this winter,
signing the out-of-work hook.
The Clgarmakers are the flrst to
feel a depression In business snd the
last to feel a revival ln business; In
fact, we don't know how It feels to
be  real  busy.    Vancouver wes sup
union men next Saturday would each
ssk for a Vancouver union-made
cigar.   Make It a kind of a tag day
„„   ,„„. „,      ._     .._. on tbe Blue Label.   We enjoy about
posed to have had a fine run of pros- 61 tag dsys a year.   Why not mske It
perity  thie  past  five years, but IP"- "*■*• •«——«— »« •"• i«t">i •■*"*
never struck us square In the ohest,
We might get a touch of It If the
wlHhtng our union ln District 23 every
measure of success, I remain, your* very
truly,
ANDREW HAYTON,
Sec-Treasurer,
District 10, V. H. W. of A.
Mall snd Postal Clerks.
Tbe Western Federation of Batlway
Mall Clerks has s membership ot 400
snd comprises nearly sll the mall
clerks operating west of Fort William. They sre st present negotiating with the government In regard to
alleged discrimination agalnBt members.
The Postal Clerks have recently
completed an organisation which covers all the West.
Bruloe Agsin In the West,
John W. Bruce, Canadian organiser
of the United Association of Plumbers,
has bees spending some days ln
Moose Jaw, where he has been eent by
orders from the International office to
assist In straightening out the tangled relations between the plumbers
and the masters. He will also visit
other Western cities.—Lsbor psge.
Medicine list News.
Cslgsry Bricklayers.
Calgary bricklayers are still on
strike. The local Builders' Exchange
has boen wired to by Calgary building
employers, asking thst brloklayers be
secured here, but the local union has
headed off the move.
61; the fifty-second to be lsbel tag
day In aid of Clgarmakers' Local, No.
367T R. 3. C.
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After Holidays
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"1 WOBBBB WM*,
Editor R C. Pederatlonlst: How dare
It Who am I that I *hould dare giv*
an expression of opinion on the situation
on Vancouver Islsnd different thu that
held hy that fountain of wisdom and
friend of the workln» olaa*, th* editor
of the Nanalmo Herald. I am reproved
for daring to say that "the ministers of;
the provincial legislature are nothing
but the representatives of the eoal operators on the Island." I am Indeed eaat
down, but must plead Ignorance. Had I
known that the editor of the "Herald"
would be slighted hy the omission, I
would have changed the paragraph to
Include him In the list of those who
were- represented by th* ministers of
the legislature.-
- I am mad* aware that many things I
said were not true, at least according
to the definition of truth held by my
critic, the aforesaid editor. Being of
the working class, and not possessing
the sblllty to make abstractions appear
material, I am compelled, when investigating any-given condition to rely upon
my powers -of observation and the veracity ot the persons with whom I come
In contact, aiid In so' far aa those limitations permitted, the truth waa stated.
I am Indeed surprised that one possessing the diversity of knowledge necessary to edit such a periodical as the
"Herald" la not aware or the fact that
District 28, V. M. W. of A, comprises the
whole of the coal mining region of Vancouver Island..
Also that If a majority of .the miners
ln Nanalmo desired to -go back-to Work,
Farrington nor anyone. els*' could pre-
vent them from doing «o.
It la a matter of scientific knowledge
that man's material, welfare determine*
his course of action, and working from
that premise .We may. nnd put why the
Nanaimo Herald so strongly advocates
a return to work by th* striking miners.
What are the miners losing during, the
time tbey are'on strike? Th'ey are'ex.
istlng, may be not quite so luxuriously
.as while they -were working, but they
haver, leisure In whloh to become acquainted with the beauties of this
world of ours, and It is a beautiful
world. !. They are resting—a glorious
thing rest Had they rested more their
limbs Would not be bent as now, their
shoulders would not be stooped with
exceaslv* toll, aa 1* the can at present
They are existing, they have never
really lived sine* they have been In
existence, not the kind of living to which
the editor of the "Herald" Is accustomed.
Did the editor worry over. th* miners'
condition prior to.the cessation of wmk
on May fittr I think not. Ia Mb remuneration as editor any less since that
Urns? Again I think not Then why
this sudden seal for ths welfare of the
poor miners of Nanalmot Is lt because
It Is the mine owners of Nsnalmo who
an being pinched because there Is no
surplus vslue being produced by the
miners?
Why this ceaseless worrying over the
Western Fuel Co. purchasing coal ta
Washington?
I* it not because then is no proflt
for the shareholders of the Western
Fuel Co. In fulfilling contracts with coal
they are compelled to purchase from
other companies?   Indeed, I think so.
For the good opinion ot the editor of
the Herald, I would mak* very few
sacrifices.   He 1* a mouthpiece for .the
employing interests. I am a member of
the working class, ana a* auch have
nothing.in common.with him. Our Interest* are diametrically opposed—mine
tying In the' direction of the economic
freedom of the working clsss; his in the
continued exploitation and enslavement
of that class. It matters not what auch
people say or think; not *ven w* could
[irevent the emancipation ot the work-
in: class, much less the apologists of
the present system.
J, KAVANAOH.
Looal typo. Med Wsiaoseay
The funeral of the late 8, Lemond
will take place thla afternoon at 8:80
o'clock, under the auaplces of tne Typographical union.
The deceased had been a transfer
member of No. 228 for only six 'weeks,
having been accompanied here by Mrs.
Lemond and'- their family ot .-four
children, from Saskatoon. The family
ia left in' circumstances that will warrant the Typo* living up to their reputation for generosity.
Vantage* taaatn.
. Already physician* are beginning to
prescribe Pontages tiieatre Tor their
tired patient* during the coming week,
Depression, melancholy and the vulgar
blues are going to nave a wicked time tit
It when tne incoming bill get* a whack
at them. The coast haa been combed for
the best and* fine tooth Instrument was
used at that   The hot weather.la a fine
Srittc of acts, and those which stand the
ist and succeed In drawing hearty approbation from the audience* are worth
while and then aome. In addition, Pan-
lanes theatre ts the coolest spot In town
when It Is Blasllng In the shade outside.
Electric fan* and skilfully arranged flues
provide a constant tide of coo) air.
oanmcni bbaotkiax. Liaaoa
OB am, nsMttuastiw
Editor Nanalmo Free Press: I hove
been reading about the Btrike ln Nanalmo, and Tarn told that a great majority- of the miners who are out of work
are from, my own country, Wales. I
would like to help them ln some way,
and lt occurred to me that some promoter there or the sporting editors of
the local papers might arrange a benefit
at which I would box. If It can be done
I would WSnt: the ENTIRE GATE RECEIPTS to be devoteu to the neeOs of
he miners and thelr"~famllle». If you
will let me know what can be done In
the matter I will deem It a favor.—Very
truly, FRED WELSH,
Lightweight Champion of British Empire
Vancouver, July 28.'
Mr. Tom Moore, Interviewed by a.Free
Press representative, stated that he was
perfectly willing to meet Freddie Welsh
In an exhibition match time and place
to be-arranged. Nanalmo miners, needless to aay. Will greatly appreciate the
generou* snlrlt Bhown oy Welsh. It I*
tfcb* hoped that a suitable nail will be
arranged shortly, when particulars of
th* Intended boxing match, a* also
good iprellminarlee, will appear In the
*■&.*
—r. Tom Moore may present a silver
medal, for a Junior -n-aB-you-please competition, the nut of the six contestants
who all start away to-eth*r to be on
hi* feat to bt awarded the trophy.
President Vancouver Typo; Union, who
leaves tomorrow as delegate to the
Nashville, Tenn., *'. T. U. Convention.
Will Join the big Calgary delegation
of boosters for the 1914 convention.
ooctdbsvxal taiz wm
How many times a week do you say
to your merchant 'it am buying this
article from 'you because I saw your
advertisement In The Federationist?"
It I* Important that you make that
declaration when you are spending your
money for thing* that Federatlonist advertisers have to sell.
Alao, it Is vitally Important that you
buy everything possible from merchant*
who DO advertise!
Here are some points to bear In
mind: Advertising is a mesne by which
the merchant conveys his store news to
you. Thl*:store new* Is a vital part
of the paper.' It tells you what -you
can getfor your money. That 1* highly
Important to you,
Tou, the reader* of The Federatlonist,
hold a great-buying power In your
hands. The more,you concentrate that
buying power upon, your friends, tht
better bargain*,your friend* can give
you—end (he more highly they will regard the medium that bring* you to-
{[ether. And the more they will patron-
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nana,,, '
 patronise, th* advertiser; he patronise* your paper and find* that It
pays him well. So he Increases .his
patronage of your paper. Your paper
grows In proportion and becomes mors
powerful and better, able to light your
battles In other directions. . Tou see now
It work*.
It In Important-that you appreciate
the Importance of- this message. - Pat
ronise  the  advertls'ers  who    patronise
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ist you are doing It
THErf KNOW
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What greater lite, what grander claim,
Thsn that whloh bids you to be Just?
Whet brighter halo, fairer fame,
Than shines above the sacred dust
Of him who, formed of liner clay,
Stood Arm, a hereof revolt
Against the weakness of hla "day,
The  traitor's  trick,  the  pender's
fault!—Gordak.
When the state li corrupt then the
laws are most multiplied.—Tacitus,
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law to prevent discrimination. It ws
continue to buy prescriptions as dearly
as we do to cure effects without removing the cause, we shall eventually
be down to. the level of the cause—
"Asiatic labor" snd no "agreements."
Wednesday, July Mth, was the date
of the event when the notorious Jacky
Thompson v, Lewis referred trial took
place in the provincial court, Thompson charging Lewis,with assault,
Lewis emphatically denied the allegations mads against him. and hla
witness corroborated his evidence.
. The counsel for the prosecution—
who, by the way, Is the only lawyer in
town, and is retained by the company
—stated ln his address to the bench
that tls per cent, ot the males used
this language in common, and tbat
Lewis conld scarcely be an exception.
The prisoner hsd no counsel, and
the tine wss 120 snd costs.
This esse, though apparently Insignificant to those not familiar with ths
situation, made a big Impression upon
those who were, for It ths address of
tbe counsel to the Judge wss the cause
of the penalty being imposed, tbe
morals and ethics of Cumberland must
have undergone a revolution since the
strike wss called, if the Judgments of
the court sre any criterion.
Both the prosecutor and defendsnt
were citlsens of Cumberland prior to
tbe etrlke. Both had gained a certain
amount of notoriety. Mr. Lewis
gained the respect "and esteem of
practically the whole town; he was
the leader of the band) and had a host
of friends who, from their knowledge
of bim, claim ths charge brought
against him was a preposterous one.
Thompson is notorious In another
way—be is a lighter of self-renown,
has sngaged In several lights, ts known
to the publlo ss "Fighting Faker,"
owing to his connection-with a shady
affair of his brother's, Ralph atones,
alias Thompson, and some disclosures
he made concerning himself.
Then he -accuses a man of Lewis's
standing of assaulting him, and calls
as witness four members of the Durham contingent. Their standing may
be gleaned from the following extract
from the Consell "Guardian," published in Durham, England: "We won-
tiered why the local police, were so
pleasant and smiling over the departures. Some of our corners will be
spit-dry for lack of the "muffler'
brigade. One would make a speech on
leaving, despite the interruptions, and
ssld, 'We are used to shuffling muck,
ladles and gennelmen, so ws are now
shifting ourselves.'        '
"The crowd Jeered them. Dome say
tbere are forty of tbem, What matter? The more the' . muckler. A
miners' striae Ib being waged, and
those drafts of minimum wags men are
but tb break it,"
w. a. aqtnaie
Delsgtt* to MM oaertors' Mrfuunsl
OoanaUea at Wlaajpar *a Aug. 88—
aa-fienteal of Taaaoam Biaash 18,
I*. A. &, A .-
A MASS MMTDfO AT
"VIOTOMA LAST SUNDAY
FAMKB BI80LUTZOK
Many Speakers in Provincial Labor Movement Deal With
Unemployed Problem.
VICTORIA, July 10.—At the unemployed meeting in North Ward Park, laat
Sunday, when some Ave. hundred people-were tn attendance, F. Perrott, president of the Vlotoria Trades and' Labor
.Council,- moved the above resolution,
which waa unanimously adopted.
- Among the other speakers were Parker Williams, M.P.P.. Victor R. Mldgley.
•ecretary-treasurer B. C. Federation or
Labor; A watchman, J. Kavanagh, O.
W. Gray and J. cuthbertson, all of whom
were ln the city attending an executive
-meeting of the Federation. .. Among local speaker* were C. Siverts, J. L. Martin, Geo. Oliver, Mrs. O. Baker, and Q.
Turner. Every speaker had a splendid
hearing; the meeting lasting two houra
an a Haiti without a person leaving the
'around, thereby .showing the- interest
they felt ln the lubject.
"Whereas, the working people of tbl*
City and Province are suffering from
want of the necessities of life as a result of lack of employment; and
'Whereas the chief causes responsible for the said lack of employment are,
(a) the various * Immigration syitemr
and publicity scheme* encouraged or
sanctioned by the authorities, <b) the
private control of natural resources and
the means of production, whloh control
permits production to proceed, -only at
and for tne proflt of the owner;
"Therefore be lt resolved that this
gathering of WorkerB and citlsens, pro.
te«ts' a*alnnt the Immigration system
and publicity scheme* In all their details as now carried on and supported
by the municipal, provincial and federal
governments;. and demand that all subsidies to Immigration and - .publicity
plahs.be abandoned forthwith;
"And be It further resolved that In
.the-opinion of thla meeting, legislation
ahould be passed tbat would empower the
said municipal, provincial and federal
authorities to assume control . of. and
operate Industrie*, or any' of 'them,
within their respective Jurisdictions,
when, by bo doing, above recited conditions, of the wonting people would b*
r medled or avoided; also that a copy
ot thi* NS'ilutlon be forwarded to the
Trade* and Labor Council for endorsatlon, With the- request that such *n-
doreed copy be forwarded to the abov*-
mpnttoned authorities, as Well as to the
E C. -Federation, of Labor and to the
Trades and Labor Congress of Canada,"
It will be remembered tbat on arriving here some of the seeond contingent refused to scab, snd wire
shipped to the Nicola valley by the
U. M. W. A.
One of: these witnesses, named
Ferris, was financed by the company
to go up and endeavor to get them to
come to Cumberland. While there" he
told teem that prominent offlclsls ot
the union bad applied for work, but
I<d company had refused.
When a case is Judged and a verdict
given on the evidence of men of this
character,'' what has: happened to the
moral code of yesterday?
Thursday, 17th, the strike-breakers
sent ln word that they were going to
drive the strikers out of the town on
Saturday, giving us a few dayB to
prepare for exit. No sooner had the
news spread than we were startled by
the report of an explosion at No. 7
mine, live men being burned. We
made enquiries, but received' very
little Information, things being kept
quiet to an alarming degree. Nevertheless we got Information as.to the
number of men burned.
When It waa stated to tbe Minister
of Lahor that lire-bosses' certificates
had been granted to Incompetent men,
be treated lt very lightly. New we
find that one of the men burned Is a
fire-boss. One of them Is named Sims
—never handled a tool tn the face,
comes direct from the land. Of course
be satisfied the board aa to Ms quail-
Hcatlons.
i All kinds of rumors are current as
to the cause of the explosion. In sny
event, It says much for the love these
strike-breakers display for their masters when they allow themselves to
be burned In such s manner.
- (*o Friday, while the strikers were
itiscnpslng the ultimatum and other
events, news csme tbat three men had
heen badly burned at No. I sinking
shaft. As usual, the causs could not
be ascertained. If these Accidents
i-ontlnue an Investigation msy be msde
and we would then lesrn the true facte
of ths caae.
Bight men burned In two days suggests the Idea that there. Is aomsthing
rotten In the way the law Is administered.
Saturday 1Mb brought things to s
climax. It muat be stated here that
Mr. Crother's statement thst ths few
strikers left mould go back to work
at the.aew mines, Is Identical .with
the dope handed out to the strikebreakers by the. company's hirelings,
In order to delude, them.
The apparent scarcity .of strikers,
caused by many of. them bavin*
camped on the beach and lake-share
during the hot weather, was nude
capital of by some of the Intellectual
prostitutes. Had Mr. Crothers been
here when the strikers mastered to
resist attack, he would-have, changed
hi* opinion aome.   ■ .-  • '
The fun commenced about 8:80- p.*.
when Cave, the leader of ths strike-
breakers, marched up town with his
men, snd.challenged the boys, We
let this open challenge pass, but Csve
snd his men prepared for action;
- Moore, one of Cave's men. Insulted
a striker named Mulr. It lasted about
two minutes. Mulr wss arrested and
Cava supposedly arrested. We discovered afterwards that It was a fake
arrest. This raised the Indignation
of the strikers, who could hsrdly be
held ln check by tbe union officials.
." The hotel bars ware closed, snd the
crowd moved toward the camp wherein the etrlke breakers are herded.'
They were met at the city limits by
tHe police, mounted and foot. The
situation bung la the balance quite a
time, then the mounted police tried to
ride through the crowd In order to
break-than up, bat were unable to
IJto, so.
ThlB took plaoa la front ot George
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held the ribbons controlling Cumber
land for about 20 years, la sn American, also a patriotic Canadian.
He came rushing down to hla fence,
calling upon ths mounted police to|
ride us down. "Kill them, they are
no good," be cried.
This Und of tactics used. by the
American Consul only makes the men
more determined to win. Respectable
business men who have stood neutral
In this trouble are eulogising the strikers for the steps taken, to avoid trouble with the scum of the earth.-
We wish to state" that through some
error these Ames appeared on the
unfair list last week, and we wish to
withdraw them: ten Ptket W. Henderson, N, HcFadsn, Hoggarth, John
Hill, T. Banks, R. Gray.
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