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Xncl-ustri-al Unity is Strenstls
Tbe Official Or grata of District No. 18, U. M. W. of A.
Political Unity is Victory
VOI*. IV.   No. *f8>i'H
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FERNIE,   B. C,   May 22nd, 1909
$1.00 a Year
DESTRUCTIVE
EXPLOSION
IN MINE
At Canmore by a Miner's
Lamp--Victim Alive to .
Tell His Story
the men were at work, and lt wag only
a'question of.about thirty minutes before Trano was found* and shortly- afterwards released and, brought-to the
surface.'.".      "-   •   ■ ,"
" Even'should the strike be terminated within the next .week, -it is now
doubtful if all the men could be set to
work, as it will be at" least a monih
before the wrecked mine'can be placed in commission again.
ARRESTED ON SUSPICION
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CANMORE, May 16—WindowB were
broken, heavy timbers blown hundreds
of yards away, the town shaken and
the fan bouse at tbe Canmore mines
was completely demolished by an explosion which occurred In No. 2 mine
at Canmore Saturday afternoon, when
Tony Trano, the man who caused the
explosion,' now lies in the hospital badly burned;
Today the scene of the-explosion,-is
a mass of wreckage. Splintered tlm-
• bers He' in all directions and it will bo
at least a month before an estimate of
the damage can be obtained and the
mine once more placed in working order. a-7 '    "7       '
No!-2 shaft is the second shaft put
down at Canmore, and it was opened
about one year ago. Before-the present strike it was constantly operated
■ but when the recent trouble started
" the men were called out and the place
has not been worked for about, one
month. '        ..."*.
'  ' About Wednesday last the mine was
, officially^ inspected and it was at this
„ time that water was discovered rising
in the different portions of the work-
, ings, but it was not in sufficient vol-
' ume to cause any alarm. Since then
the pumps have been kept working,-
and it was to attend to one of .these
that. Trano, who is a pumpman,   descended the shaft.    -
What really happened will not be
known until Trano is able ,to='tell. He
descended into thc mine at about 2.10
and five minutes later a terrible shock
^-'and-r-exp!osion—followed—which—shook,
the town a mile away'.   ' •
After the detonation a crowd quick-
-ly gathered, at the spot and a relief
party "Bras hastily organized aiid lowered :into"the shaft. '   - "    "
SPOKANE, May 19—A ,'telephone
message to the Evening Chronicle from
Deed Park this afternoon Btates that1
four men have been arrested there on
suspicion of being the men who held
up the Great Northern train just out
of Spokano Saturday night. The men
refuse to give their names and would
give no satisfactory account of their
actions. The Great Northern officials
at Spokane have been' notified and will
send the engineer and fireman to
Deer Park to try1 and identify them.
Local News
SEVEN YEARS AGO
HIGH FINANCE AND
ITS CONSEQUENCES
Have No Terror for Spreckles
.   The Millionaire Grafter
His Lamp Was Open ,
The rescuers had not proceeded far
when they heard Trano .shouting and
a few minutes. later they found his
lamp lying open upon a huge heap
of debris'. ' <•
Trano . himself, with the colthing
blown off his body and badly burned,
was • found a few yards further on.
He was quickly taken to tho surface,
and after receiving first nld was hurried away to tbe hospital, whero.bo
lies.
Miner was Careless'
, Although nothing'definite can bo yot
learned as to tho cause of the explosion, It Is regarded as almoBt cortaln
that it was caused by Trano opening
his lamp to get a better light in tho
mlno.
Members of the rescue party who
found Ihe lamp say that It was open*
od when picked up nnd thoy are of tho
opinion tlmt Trano, knowing that the
mine had just been examined, was inclined to bo careless and oponod the
lamp agulnst all regulations.
Although all of the minors woro
on striko, tho call for a roscuo porty
was responded to as promptly as If
SAN FRANCISCO, May 19—Rudolph
Spreckles, a millionaire, whose name
has been blazed into the records of
every day's proceedings in the trial
for bribery of President Patrick Calhoun of the United Railroads, begun
more, than five months ago, was examined today. . ,
--Through a cross examination replete
with stinging inferences and insinuations he sat undisturbed, disclosing the
innermost secrets of the graft prosecutions, reciting the substantial payments he had made to its officers and
agents, and disclaiming utterly the motives imputed to him by attorney Earl
Rogers, who conducted the ' inquiry
for the defence.
He was excused until'tomorrow with
the understanding that.he would pro-
duco in court his personal account, of
,tns-many—thousands—Qf-do!lars.».he-&d"-
mitted he had * expended in' behalf of
the'graft'prosecution. '''■'..
- Mr. Spreckles admitted having^ paid
the- rent and expenses of.Mr. Heney's
private law office for a long timo and
that the amounts were between ?500
and $600 a month. It was likewise
admitted that'Mr. Spreckles had for
a considerable time paid a large sum
to Charles W. Cobb Mr. Heney's partner, to whom in pursuance of nn
agreement made, at the outset'of the
prosecution, Mr. Spreckleu is to pay
$20,000 moro.
The witness said he had requested
district attorney Langdon to appoint
Mr. Heney as a member of his staff aftor he had obtained from the prosecution nn agroement to accept.
Dr. Corson left on Friday evening
for Calgary. -       .
- Suddaby's for musical instruments
of,all kinds.
The assize court has been postponed
until June 10.   -
-B. F. Lester of the Hosmer Times
was in the city thiB week and paid us
a visit.
Suddaby carries a stock of sheet
music for pianos.
The junior baseball boys defeated
the Downtowns on Saturday by a
large score.
Whimster and Co. • were awarded
the, tender for the plumbing at the
new school.
June 9th will be a civic holiday and
general clean up day. The board of
trade are going to supply teams and
all citizens should turn out and help
clean up. *   .   '
Mr. Wm. Muir of the Lethbridge
Brewing Co. was in the city on Monday, Mr. Muir intends going into the
hotel business in Coleman in the near
future.
Now is' the time to stock up with
cigars and tobacco; ?1 worth" for 90c.
at the Fair during the big removal
sale. o
A bunch of young sports from the city
Saw somo ;■ girls and said' "Gee, aint
they pretty."
So" they took the'.front, row
, -But after the show
Got a lemon apiece—what a pity?
The football gamo last Saturday evening resulted in another tie score. As
the Michel team is probably the hardest' iri the Pass to beat it is safe to
say that our boys did remarkably well.
The game was exciting from start to
finish, both teams being in good condition. But wait, Michel, till we.meet
again.
Two delightful shows by way of
light opera were put on at the Fernie
opera house on Wednesday, and again
on Thursday by the Deloy comedians.
In both castes, Hogan's Alley and Drl
Dippy's Retreat, the entire company
upheld their previous good reputation,
the' specialties particularly being deserving of mention Good houses were
,tho order on both occasions. Come
again Deloy.
On the 22nd day. of May, 1902, there
occurred In old No. 3 working at the
Coal Creek Colliery, a "bump" fraught
with such terrible, and overwhelming
results.as to place.it on record as the
greatest mining horror in the annals of
Canadian coal history.
The usual train load of merry, light
hearted diggers pulled out of the Fernie yard as usual on that memorable
day—the same brawny company entered the workings with no thought of
fear, Impending danger or death—yet
ere had passedthe work-day of their
■labor, 152 souls were summoned in
the twinkling of, an eye to face their
Creator, The memories of that awful date will fo'llow and haunt scores
of loved ones—widows, orphans— tilt
they too are called away to meet those
gone before.
The sending of the news of the
disaster to the city, the heart rending
episodes.enacted right in bur midst,
the bringing to the surface of fathers,
brothers, husbands and sons, forms a
chapter so full of tender and sacred
memories that rehearsal is superfluous and recounting too painful to be
considered.
The proferred aid of countless hundreds, the manly and,heroic attempts
to tn some small way pour in the oil
of kindness and help in time of trouble, lends added strength to the old
but ever new saying that "One touch
of nature makes the whole world
kin." Human sympathy is'a great
and a strong'factor, without which in
times of trouble, life at its best would
be a barren desert—but sympathy in
its best form and its sincerest state,
could not compensate in any degree
for the unspeakable loss and gloom
into' which -scores of Fernie homes
were plunged on that memorable day.
To those, who still long for the
"touch of a-vanished hand and the
sound of a voice that is still" we commend the care and watchfuliness of
Him "Who doeth all things well.". •
, Suddaby sells the best pianos, "Williams New Scale"—call and seo it.
The New Westminsters defeated the
"Globe-Dean" city aggregation by tho
score of 6 to 4.
There will be no meeting of the T.
and L. Council Monday night on account of the holiday.
How is your watch today? Everybody says Wright the jeweler must
fix, my watch.
Mayor Herchmer is going to give a
prize of $25 on the 14th of September
to the citizen having the best garden.
This applies to the burned out sections only.
Mr. Charles E. Pemberton'delegate
from the Spokane Bartenders union to
the International at Minneapolis, arrived in our,midst Wednesday morning.
T. G. Harris, the hustling representative of the Saskatchewan Flour Mills
Co.;,.,of Moose Jaw, was in town this
week corralling some big business for
his firm,,
The Robin Hood girls are making a
tour'of our city. They are representing the famous Robin Hood flour that
has attained such a successful name
for their product.
Drop in at the Fair, and treat yourself or someone, else to a pound of
those delicious chocolate creams usually sold at 50c per pound; 40c while
removal sale lasts.
A meeting of thc Athletic association will be held on Tuesday afternoon
at 5 o'clock. Members from the lacrosse club and any other clubs not
now affiliated are especially invited as
the association desires the support of
all.,, ,
Special services will be held in the
Baptist Church on Sunday. In the morning Mr. Williamson will preach on
the subject "Things'we know in Spiritual Life"; after the sermon the ordinance of the Lord's Supper will be
observed. In the evening Mr. Williamson will preach a special sermon
on "Discipleship of Christ," emphasizing the true characteristics of a disciple.' After the sermon the ordinance
of baptism w'ill be administered. Everybody welcome. The male quartet
will sing. !.   .
What would be nicer to send East
to friends than a copy of "Progressive
Fernie," Splendidly illustrated; over
100, pages,and only 50 cents. * Order
now at Ledger—ready August 1st.
The fact that we are to liave''high
school examinations here this year
means much to the children.' All who
intend entering- should apply to Miss
Hogan for information. As soon as the
new building is completed a high
school will be run here. /
A large congregation attended the
Sunday evening,, service In the Baptist church last Sunday. Rev. Williamson preached a most forceful gospel sermon with telling effect. A
selection was given by the newly organized male quartette, Messrs. Hun-
nable, Kennedy, Williamson and-Pearson.
The laying'of tbe corner stone of
tho now Methodist church will take
place on Monday evening, May 24, at 7
o'clock. Rev. George Dean, Victoria,
B.C. will officiate. At 8 o'clock a
public meeting will be held in the
church when addresses will be delivered by Rev. Dean and others, also music and recitations.
BRIGHT UTILE BOY
IS DRIVEN INSAtlE
IS SHOT DOWN
WITHOUT
CAUSE
Saloonkeeper  Murders a
Swede For Asking
For Change
In Spirit of Play a Dead Snake
Thrown Round Neck
IMME-GHt
CRESTON, May 20—Yesterday morning about two o'clock a saloonkeeper
named Carlqufst at Copeland, nino
miles south of tho boundary line below Creston, shot and killed a Swede
whose name was unknown. Tho Swede
accused him of taking 50c. too much
and Carlquist remarking "take your
change out of this" pulled his pistol
and shot,,him dead.
Later when all was still Carlquist
dragged the body, to-a slough, but being observed by another man, he emptied his gun^on him, slightly wounding
him.
Carlquist then fled," taking,.about ?1-
000 with him, to Port Hill and into
Canada, but doubled back, on , his
tracks aud was caught today this side
of. Bonner's Ferry.
TACOMA, Wash., May 20—Raving
in his childish fashion, hysterical beyond all efforts of his parents to quiet
himj the seven year old sou of Mr.
and Mrs. Seeley, arouud whose neck
in a spirit of fun a companion of the
child a week" ago, wound a dead
snake, may never again recover his
reason.
■The children wero playing near the
Seeley house when one of them found
a dead snake.- Picking it up without
being observed by. the other children
ho approached the Seeley child from
behind and wrapped the dead snake
around.his neck, shouting at him-at
the time that the snake had jumped
on him.    ; '  . -
The sight 'of the snake and the fact
that for a moment he could not jerk it
away, toppled the boy's reason.
The C. P. R. are offering fares and
a third for the 24th of May.
Chief Bui-rough's wife and .child arrived from Calgary on Thursday;   -
R. W. Wood left for Torw:'-, last
Saturday. He will be away a short
time.
The Calgary Cattle Company and A.
McDonald's building are receiving finishing touches.
,F. C. Armstrong will move to his
new-quarters in the Henderson block
the first of the week.
A large crowd of Oddfellows accompanied by Rebekahs visited Pincher
this week'to instal a lodge there.
One of Foley's teams ran away- on
Wednesday.  No serious damage was
done and  the  team  was stopped at *
Baker avenue. ,
Anyone desiring Information about
Engine and Mail Car Run Wild and Twelve Passengers
Badly Injured-Large Sum of Money Seeured-
Rewards Aggregating $60,000 Offered
The following dated from Bellevuo,
reached us this week: Uo correspondence through T.. E,, James,; Into'rnat*
lonal organizer, concerning John Bol*
ko, n mombor of our local, through a
card deposited In our. local 431 from
Tabor No. 102, ln which ho was initiated, Owing to tho fact that ho was
expelled from Cardiff local 2387 for Influencing mon of hia own nationality'
to go .to.work when thoy woro out for
bottor conditions and thoroforo he has
not been reinstated by that local, and
Bollovuo local 431 pxpol him until ho
can procuro a card from the Cardiff
local 2387. It. Livett, Fin. Secretary,
"PROGRESSIVE FERNIE" WILL BE THE NAME
f
As intimated in Inst week's Ledger, thoro will tie Issued from thla  <
offlco on tho lBt of AiiguRt a sultabJo anniversary numbor of "Now  -»
Fornio," commemorating tho groat flro of August l«t, 1008, and not*  <
ting forth tho romnrkablo growth,  and tho wondorful   strides that •*
lmvo boon mndo toward* tho status of a llvo city, all In ono Hhort  «
yoar.    Tho name glvon.tlio publication, "Progressive Fornio," wan  <
chosen on account of its, brevity, and applicability to tho ground to bo  «
covorod.    It will bo thi) ondoavor to not forth all tho natural udvan*  -
tages of Fornlo) a* a manufacturing and distributing contro, nnd In  ■
this particular a strong of/ort will bo mado to placo   Fornio.boforo  •
tbo publio more prominently than has over boforo boen attomptod,  <
Already advertising spaco has beon Bold, unsolicited, nnd thoio do*  <
siring good spaces had bottor wntch for tbo advertising solicitor, for  <
tboy nro bound to bo snapped up fast.    A spaco In "Progressiva For.  <
nlo" Is nn Investment that will last for somo tlmo; It will not bo road  ■
and cast asldo,    Tho hook Itnolf contulnn approximately 100 pages
U1/. in. x (1*4 In., prlntod on hoavy coatod light buff stock, bound in
an, artistic covor. Tho circulation of tho Issuo planned will bo (J000  •
- coplos, and noodloss to say tbo circulation will covor tho groator part
of territory worth covering, and seldom is an opportunity aKoruea to
au'Vtirt.ij'aii.. (o aiako thewrtdven kuovtu to nu imuy nv*tiflo -To*' audi   ■*}*-
a small Investment.    Tho officers of tho local Hoard of Trado havo
expressed themselves In unstinted commendation   of tha enterprise
Bhown, and It lias tliolr heartiest approval.   Among tho foaturos to
bo Includod will bo, first of nil, of courso, a roaumo of tho gront
Urft mid ihi» hubJit-tjaibiii rucoYdry bt tiukir'tt.*. ai.u Luuiuiwixt, *..>«.- ..v*'
and coko Industry, for which Fornio Is famous; the lumbering activities; tbo wator and light quostion; tbo public   buildings,   schools,'
city council, board of trado, hospital, churchos, railways, etc, In fact
ovory subjoct tbat has to do with Pernio and Its prosporltjr,    Tho
ontlro volumo will bo profusely Illustrated, and already Photographer,
Spalding Is busy "shooting" peoplo and platoon of interest.    No tlmo
or oxponso will bo spared In placing beforo tbo publio In concise form
a vast fund of hUbortn nnpnhllnhtvl Informnflnn, aiiitabiy illustrated.
Af to tbe sales we bavo no misgivings whatever.    Orders placed now
will havo prefersnee.    Suitable envelopes'will be supplied for uso
In mailing. Watch for further particulars from Ume to timo.
SPOKANE, May 18—In a holdup of
Great Northern passenger train No. 3
between Colbert and Meadf shortly beforo midnight last, night' 12 persons
were Injured when Uk> engine and the
mail car wore sont running wild'down
the track by the bandits' after thoy had
rifled the mails.. The bandits de-
tatched the englno and the mail car
from the train, ran thom down the
track, u considerable distance, * and
thon aftor tho registered mail had been
oponod, reversed tho engine and sont
it flying down tho track to collide with
the standing cars.
'. Tho conductor saw tho wild cars on
tho track coming at a rato of twonty
flvo miles an-hour nnd ho nnd ono of
the trainmen placed a tlo on tho track
Iri an ondoavor to stop tho wild flight.
Tho flying englno and car woro partly
stoppod by tho' tie but plunged into tho
standing cars.'   -
Those Hurt
, L. Wlnans, Lansing, Mich.; slight
cut on head.
a, Mabol Bodlnl, Colfax, Wash,, bruiBed
noBo.
Mra. D. D. Sullivan, Columbia Falls,
Mont,, cut on oyo.
Mrs. H. A. Rico, Elk, WnBh,, brute-
od on chook.
Thomas HayoB, Wallacoburg,   Ont,,
log bruised.
Thomas Wllllnms, 312 Adams Strei't,
Spokano, bruised side.
Mrs, Wllllnms was also slightly In
jurod.
Gustlno Tolnsco, Laboror, Mont., cut
ovor oyo.
Sam Nybory, Honnors Porry, Idaho,
bruised on chest,
J), H, Harmon, 1112 Spraguo Ave,,
Spokane, brulsort thigh,
Karl nlodolsberg, U20 Third avenue
Spokano, cut on cyo.
W. 1). Grippe, Whitefish, Mont,, O.
N. storekeeper, cut on head.
An Awful Crash .
There was a frightful crash and
passengers in all of tho cars wero
thrown from llielr seats, most of the
Injured bolng   hurt by flying glass, 1<*••'.•«• i'tww.
Utitutim iitxikxia ■...(.uW*'. Tlii- I'ri. bnmHIi* wJm cihnbeli inh*.
tho cab nro described ns follow**',
Ono wns six fet tall, weighing 100
' Two of tho four or five mon that
were seen then went to tho door,- of
the mall car and ordered it to bo oponod.* Thoir command was obeyed by
Benjamin , P. Stumpf, tho mall
clerk.
" Meantime two other bandits woro
with the 'onglneor and fireman who
woro uncoupling tho mall car nnd tho
locomotlvo from tho rest of the train,
Soon after tho train stopped tho con*
ductor C, L. Robertson, jumped from
tho car but was driven back by tho
shots of the holdups, noarly a dozen
bolng flrbd,
Hastily climbing into tho cab tho
ruffians oponod tho throttlo and dash*
od down tho trnck, how fnr It Is not
known. .
As soon ns tho conductor was aware
that thoro was a holdup ho orderod a
brakeman to tho rear of tho train to
prevent a collision and had anothor
cut In tho telegraph wlro to send word
to Spokano of tho holdup,
Anothor ono of tho train crow was
hurrlod to tho station with tho nows of
tho affair.
About half an hour after the englno
and mall car dlsappoarbd,. tlioy woro
soon coming back down tho track, and
hurried preparations woro mado to
ditch tho runaways, but without com*
ploto success,
Two special tralnlonds ot officers
woro hurrlod from Spokano whon tho
word of tho holdup was rocolvod, Doctors woro also taltun out on tlm train
to caro for tho wounded,
Chlof Ryan of HllJynrd also wont out
with a posso nml surrounilod all of tho
roads loading toward Spokano, Sovornl
shots woro hoard hy th* pohho emit of
thom, but no two of tho holdups wns
found.
Help was s«nt out from INHyanl.
and tha train was brought In to Hill-
yard at about 37-Jt* o'clock this morning.
It Is roportnd that tho ImnilltH obtained a largn sum of money from Hi"
reglstoroil mall, tlio amount bolng pine*
the mall clerk in tho holdup more than
a year ago when a psuedo Inspector
boarded tho mall car at Bonners Ferry
and bound the clerks and calmly rlfl*
od tho malls on thq way to Spokano,
whero he cBcaped.
"I opened tho door in response to a
knock and found two short men standing thore, each wUh a rovolvor. They
jumped Into the car and ordered mo
out. I obeyed with hasto and tho englno and tho nail car soon pulled out
with tho bandits on board.
'. "It must-havo beon fully iiii minutes boforo tho onglno and tho mall
car camo running back wild. Whon I
examined tho Inside of tho car I found
It In a frightful condition. All of
tho mail sacks lind been ripped open
and their contonts scattered ovor tlio
car.—SpokOHman Review.
Tho Injured woro scattered through
all tho cars. No ono Is reported tor*
lotisly hurt.
Whon tho train renchod Colbert a
cntiHldnrnblf s-monnt nf nwltrhlni** hnd
to bo dono. Whilo tho englno crow
was busy at this work two men suddenly appeared In tho cab, and, thrust*
Ing a rovolvor Into tho stomach of tho
engineer, William Millor. ordered blm
lo do as tbey commanded on penalty of
being shot.
Tho engineer and fireman, John Hall
being covered by thu revolvwrf, obeyed.
Tbo car was coupled onto the train
and It pulled out. After tbe train had
progressed a few miles lh« engineer
was ordered to stop and he and the
fireman were forced to dlsmonat from
•the tab.
pounds, faco wrinhlod and Si, yunrs
old or oldor and nu experienced engineer,
Tho othor wiib about livn fi-o*. nine
inches tall and weighed about 170 or
moro.
Both woro dark clothes and slouch
hats and were masked. As thoy en*
tcrc-d tlio cab tlio tall man remarked
to tho onglnccr: "Vou have heard of
im tmfon<," ln,.Waline thnt trwy Imd
been   Involved In tho numerous hold*
Tho following official notico was rocolvod at tlio Lodger offlco, datod at
Whitefish, May 10:
Train No. 3 of tho 13th was held
up last nlKlit ut. ll p.m, (Conductor
Robertson, Engineer Millor) whilo
thoy woro selling out car of laborers
nt Colbc.'rt. Tho robbers commanded
onglnoar to pull train out of Colborl,
about three nilkm, and then took cui*
and om'lno to Morso, making tho flro*
man, cnglnc-or and mall clork get off
cars. Tlmn ransacked mall car and
thon turnml mull car and unglnn loom-
botwoen .Morcu and biilunco of cum--
damaged mall ear, bnggago enr, second Mass enn* nnd standard sleeper.
Injured lii pRUHOiigaiin. Thoro woro In
addition to two mon In cab of oimlnit
two moro on i'i|> of tender who worn
guarding.
One- of tin* in*1 n in the englno was
six font Hill. Hlfiid-ti*, dark hair nnd
smooth hIiiivci), woro wlillo slouch but
with small brim, dark coat and trout.*
pro nhnul 'If, nr 10 v«*nr« old \\t\A wbbe
hnndkorrhlnf wr noHr. ns mask, but. ll
slipped down and showod his faco to
bo wrinkled, Other man In cab was
about fivo feet, uIkIk Iiiches tall, and
weighed about Hii) to 170 pounds, dark
rornnb'-x.ori, -lurk slouch hat, brim
turned down and wns hill In bnck, lm
woro a dark cont, lli*.ht checked t re iim-
ers, heavy tan bIiooh and had a red
handkerchief over noso as tnnHk and
blue iMiikriorr-hlff around nock. This
man understood running of englno —
utl.er ttiM Aid not.
Notify all th*t President authorize!
What would be nicer to send East
to friends than a copy ,of "Progressive
Fernie," Splendidly, illustrated, over
100 pages and only 50 cents. Order
now at Ledger—ready Auguat-lst.- -
1 Second degree work was exemplified
at the local Oddfellows lodge Wednesday night, and three candidates
were further admitted into the'myster*-
ies of the three link world. An Encampment is to be instituted shortly
and the Oriental degreo will shortly be
promoted, wnen all curious, brethren
will be.given an opportunity to tako
a trip across the burning sands. Decoration day willbo observed on Juno
Gth, when suitable so'rvlcos will - bo
held and tho graves of departed brothers will be decorated.
Although uo official record can bo
mado, if Is stated by many resident**
of Fernie nnd surrounding district,
that tho earthauake shock ot last Saturday night, which wiib folt chiefly ou
tho prnlrlo ns far east as Winnipeg,
was quito distinct lu this locality. On
tho evening In quostion about 9.30 a
slight tremor was noticeable and sovornl persons, who had oxporloncod tho
sonsatlons of an oarthquakb tromor in
provlous times, rocognljied it at once
and rusliod for tho opon. Ho bocoiu!
shock was felt, and tho first ono was
not Bovero enough to nttrnct goneral
attention.
the'ligiiTningTehenp metlToa of^mov-
ing houses should, apply at. once in
person to W. J. Blundell.
- J. Nicklous, one of ,the Elk. Lumber Co. oldest employees had his-ftn-
kto severely crushed on Wednesday.
■Amputation was1 thought necessary.
Thursday's   westbound'   passenger
,was heavily crowded with passengers
from the Empress of Britain which ar- '
rived at Quebec on Saturday, Several
wore booked for our city.
Mr. Johnny Hunter has been busy
the last few days beautlfuying his
lawn .and planting trees, among.
which are several species of crab,
cherry, grape vines, peach trees, palm
trees, pumpkins and Forco.
Mrs.'Todd's summer opening on
Wednesday was ono of tho most successful things wo have hart tho pleasure of being Invited to. Tho Ice cream
and cake mado a great hit with thb ladies and all nro loud in thoir praiBO of
Mrs, Todd's entertaining abllltlos.
District Deputy Eugene Hlbborf of
the Modern Woodmen ot America- has
returned to our city to .complete tho
organization of a local branch hero,
which will take place Monday night In
tho K. P., hall. Tho society of tho M.
W. A. has over u million mombors.1
About ten tons of brawn, musclo
and fat will invado Cranbrook on the
21th when tho Fat Men's niiBubnll club
lino up with the gentlemen of the
same persuasion In that hamlet. Tho
Fornio hoavlos are: Lloyd, p.; Doan, c
Wriglesworth, h.h.; Scott lb» Black*
stono 2b; Whelan 3b; McMillan If;
Ulaul* cf; Brown rt; Mniipln, Rpnre.
Very pathetic suits of green nnd whito
stripes aro worn—all saino summer
cottage,
THE MACLEOD SESSION
A special despatch to tho Ludger from Miuleod   n-ailH   an foi-
♦   lows:
♦
♦
■'*>
up* tUM have ti«tu null*.'*., uK in t..« |io,06O rswsrd for arrest and eonvle*
vicinity of Spokano within tho last few l|0|| of Meh ont of th, pIrt,M ,„ hoW
m<?,tb*'        u, „ .*,„ „..,   „. „ „    op ef train No. 3 at Celbm lait night
"I was working tha nail   when the} r "
train came to a »top," tald II.    L. W, R. 8MITH
Stumpf ihe mail clerk, who was al«o( flupsrtlntsndsnt
MACLEOD, Alta,, May 20,—The Hoard ronvened this morning
as arranged In tho court houso here, l.i-v. Hugh Grant of Fertile,
who bad boon previously agreed upon n« chairman by both purlins to
tbo dispute, occupied the chair .. Ah Iuul bi">» previously aniioiiiieod
tho Operators wero represented by Colin McLeod, and P. II. Sherman, was prosont for the Miners.
Tho proceedings were open to the public. Tbo chairman explain*
od tho renson thn Hoard had he-.*n nppoltil-Ml, application having \wi<\\
mado by District If, to tlm Department of Labor fur n Hoard of Con
dilation, and having gono through tlio necessary preliminaries, he
(the chairman) BUgK''*"'"''! that tin* repr*-setitutlvo from the •■•'••ni.'r.nr*
and tho miners should meet in conference In prem-i,.-.. of the Hoard
to try and mnko arningemenla whereby mi agreement could be
arrived at.
This suggestion met with npprovnl from both sides in Dw rmitrn-
versy nnd tho pnriieH met In roiifeH,nee,',wlile|i wiih held In enmern.
The result of their dellheratloiiH aro not concluded up to this date
,.».,,„'>(,.,. *P* ,.     ,    ,    )(,...      „     II       .1       4.        ."       ,.,     ('*       I.     ,  f,      ,
 If t    •■ • •..( , ■       • 4 .     .  ,,   .
It In, t\t enxtrvo linposRllde to pveillit for n e,>i*in!ntv the Mutennv
of the (tension, but from nil liidlnitlntm It seenm almost rertnln tlmt a
settlement will be tho otilronm of the conference. However, any
conclusion thnt may hn reached does not prevent either party referring tho matter back to the board,
Vn.ittiif.iit   P)i»,rtn'ili   lill   Tir.fT,   trvlrx*   tf,   «-),**nl>i   <i    fifit-tln.i   ,,t   I.!.,
lost hott.lt!!, but thc-He who hnvo seen him u» Mui-Ieod admit that he
Is far from a ptrong mnn, and thai a prolonged und rnnipli-te real
from tho strenuous life he Iiiih been lending Is ii>*nolii(«ly necessary
for a complete rernvery,
Tlio nr.ilon of the mlnern In taking the Initiative towards the arbitration course has aroused much fnvornble comment from all Hide*
ns It wns everywhere runreded Hint they were ronxters of thu situation, (r-aitmurh ns tho supply of coal on hand Is now reduced to the
lowest pomlblo point without aetunl shutdown nr famine, and tdU (s
conceded to bo the first step to victory. The miners of the Pass are
anilous to see an honorable aettleioent njx-edlly effected. ssnrj finy»-i-r.T-7r'^wvai,i 7?,., .-n
—' r l—*'•"
4.^.«Bq««tt*>M«Bi3a«giBes3BaB^^
PAGE TWO
.-,...•,'*'(/■■ \        ■     .'        :
THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE,      B. C. MAY 15, 1909
Steam heated throughout.
Hot and cold Baths.
The King Edward
Fernie's   Leading  Commercial  Hotel
Rates $2.50 and upwards.
-  ■    - <s < ' . '
J. L. GATES, PROP.
Owing to being called away from
home the matter for this page failed
to show up for last week's issue of
tho Ledger. •"'■„'
The'-"propertyless one" found it beyond his capacity to write on abstruse
economic subjects wading about in
less than ten feet of snow and mud
trying to get telegraphic communications through parts of Southern- Alberta.
PROLETARIAN
CONSIDER  THE  SINGLE  TAX
There is a certain member of the
fourth estate who wields the blue pen-
ell in a sanctum not a thousand miles
from the city of Lethbridge,*and wlio
is a worshipper at tlie shrine of the
Apostle of San Francisco— Henry.
George.
In a recent article we wore Invited
to consider the "single tax," especially
the "business men groaning under the
burden of high rents." Incidentally
wo were informed that the single tax
theory was condemned by the idle
wealthy and the, Socialists, and as the
latter are supposed to be the ne plus
ultra of reformers (?) there necessarily must be some grave reasons for the
non-acceptance of the Georgian (?)
idea,.
The theory of single-tax is accepted
by a large number of the small business element, that part of society which
is neither capitalist nor wage earner,
but is conscious of its approaching
doom—extinction— in the merry game
of dog-eat-dog of Capitalism; they'see
their legitimate profits wrung from
. them in the form of "high rents and
taxes," so' naturally in the adoption of
this theory they see a Utopia in a society whose economic basis is the single tax; they would convince us that
rent is an immoral institution; and
that if we could only be brought to
see that by appropriating the values
which are claimed as rent, such would
_he_s.ufficient_and_more to meet the re-
must sell, or endeavor to sell, his labor
power day after day, it holds out no
hope, for under a single tax regime' the
laws governing the production of
commodities would' operate just the
same and as value of labor power as a
commodity is the minimum amount of
necessities to reproduce itself the position of the workers would remain unchanged.
Under single tax the law of supply
and demand, would make itself felt,
the improvement of machinery would
still go on and the unemployed with
increasing numbers would continue to
grow; there would be too many work-'
ers then, as now, for tho amount, of
work to be done.
The' mission of Socialism is to remove "those physical and mental abilities of man" which economists term
labor power, out of the category of
commodities, which the single taxer
does not even touch.
The Socialists are "double taxers,"
it is.their intention to tax the capitalist, who figures°both as land and machine owner,,clean out of existence.
PROLETARIAN
THE MAN WITH THE' HOE
Bowed by the weight of centuries, he
leans,
Upon . his hoe and gazes on the
ground,
The emptiness of ages in his face,
And on his back the burden of the
,    world,
Who' made him dead to rapture and
despair, „■
A thing that grieves not and that ne-
" ver hopes,
Stolid and . stunned a brother to the
ox? '
Who loosened and let down his brutal
jaw?
Whose was „the hand that slanted back
-,    this brow?
Whose breathe blew out the light within this brain?
idends are not paid the owners of tho
shares will find t'heir-stock certificates
valueless. Consequently the shareholders have a direct interest in seeing that this company obtains la. •>.*■•
army contracts for the making of destructive material.
When peace reigns over the world,
then the nations have little need for
war material.
When, however, nation becomes suspicious of nation, then there will be
great activity in the giving forth of
contracts for guns and thc other
things which Vickers, Sons and'Maxim
make.
Consequently the owners of the
shares of Vickers, Sons and. Maxim
have a direct interest in making Britain suspicious of other nations,
Recently in Great Britain a systematic agitaion has begun to arouse the
British nation against Germany. The
members of parliament gravely announced that Britain must arm herself
more thoroughly, and the aristocracy
have been aroused In working up martial ardor,   '
o
Among the shareholders,of Vickers,'
Sons and Maxim are forty-one titled
gentlemen and seventeen M. P.'si The
speaker possesses a hundred thousand
dollars worth of shares. These gentlemen cannot be altogether disinterested
in seeing large army' contracts, go to
the company in which they are interested'.
There are, other companies, coal
-companies, shipbuilding companies,
steel companies and many, others ih
which British members of Parliament
and Lords are interested. Surely these
gentlemen have one eye out on their
interests when they make such frantic efforts to increase the war appropriations of the budget which will
eventually be paid over to thems'elves
in dividends.—Cotton's-Weekly.
quirements of the governing bodies —
both municipal and national—this is
the single tax.
-.The advocacy of the single tax calls
up the bitter fight that ensued between the using,capitalist class and
the then powerful "landed gentry" of
earlier days in tho older countries.
Under the old feudal regime the aristocrat .was wont to enjoy all the surplus products of labor and by securing
■ the legislative machine made over to
themselves rights in perpetuity, But
in the "eternal change" that, takes
place in the economic scheme of
things as well as organic nature;' a new
class arose, which'challenged the right
of "our old nobollty" to control and
own what labor produced, and tn the
struggle proved its fitness to be "top
■dog," This new class was the capitalist class; they grow In power, captured legislatures and made it possible to civilize tho world.
With tho increase of power gained
by the capitalist class they woro ublo
lo gather to themselves the greater
part of labor's products, but wore
compelled to yield up a largo portion
to the land owners (?) for tho privilege of'.using tho land; Tho landlords called this "Industrial rent,"
Tho present political parties arc the
outcomo of this struggle for tho product df labor; tho landlords had their
own political pnrty, the Consorvntlvo
party; the capitalists woro represented by tho Liberal party,
Tho ideal candidate of tho Conservative party was n Mon nf the landed gentry; tho Liberal enndldnto was
usually a niniiufiiciiiror, and al oloctlon times the landlord enndldnto re-
celvedH tliolr votes from tho Industrial
workers nnd when elected they passed
factory nets In order in curb tho growing power of the (.'iipltiillKts; lho liutiir
political party obtained tliolr votes
from the fiirnierH nnd farm laborers In
(ho counties, nnd, when relumed to
office, passed land laws lo got even
•.villi  lho landlords.
TIiiih th" workers, over whom the
bunch of thieves ipinrreled, got some
nieiiNiirt-H tv'.it.'i weie of mitl-'ili.) lu'li-
efli, viz., Hie 10 hour dny for factory
worker*-., llio restricted franchise, etc,
, etc.
Bui uh lime went ou tho capital tail,
grew richer mid boiwhl fine imintes
from penurious landlords and    these
HlltllU    IllllU    lUfllH     iJOIIKIll    tltOH,.. .allU.'l./.
Is this the Thing the Lord God made
THE  WORKING  CLASS
By William Restelle
-^,.,It—is_the—working    class    which
Socialism does not believe in war or
armies—or at least not in the armies
and wars of,this age.     '       -
Neither,do any of us who believe in
democracy.   '•'    '
'Democracy is the real,antidote for
war. Socialists" see—as do all intelligent social reformers—that wars are
fought for interests, systems, dynasties and for greed and ,not for the
people
When the Russian armies and those
of .Japan were gripping in a death
struggle' on the Manchurian plains
tearing each other's flesh and spilling
each other's blood, the Socialists''of
Russia and Japan exchanged messages
of brotherhood and good will.
.When the other day, the British
parliament and thc German, reichstag
were both considering means for laying the keels of more and more Dreadnoughts for some future struggle in
which Britons and Germans were to
send each other, to the bottom of the
sea, the Socialists in the two bodies
exchanged good • \yishes and friendly
toasts to universal disarmament. -
. These reformers see what all wise
men have always seen—that there is
never any real cause for a fight between the poor men of any two nations.
We have had strikes of all occupations, but when this truth fully dawns
on tlie world we shall have the most
beneficient strike of all—the strike of
soldiers.
When the common^men who are
food for powder see their real advantage, they will lay down their arms,
strike hands with, the common men
of the world in a universal peace! and
laugh at battleflags and fourteen fields
and the fludbub of average heroism as
we now laugh at the foolishness of the
crusades.
As soon as the common men of the
world become wise enough to refuse to
kill men who are really not their enemies, war will end,0 the rifles will rust
in their, racks and the warships will
be melted into pig iron for the mak-
and gave,
To have dominion over sea and land,
To   trace the stars,   and search the
heavens for power;
To feel the passion of Eternity?
Is this the Dream; He dreamed who
shaped the suns,
And   pillared the blue firmament with
light? ''' ,:-*
Down all the stretch of Hell to its last
gulf
There is no shape more terrible than
'  tilts-
More tongued with censure. of   the
world's blind greed— -. r
More filled with signs and portents for
the soul, -
More fraught with menace to the universe.
What gulfs between him and the Seraphim!
Slavo to the wheel of labor, what to
■ him
Are Pinto and tho swing of Pleiades?
What the long reaches of tho peaks of
song,
Tho rift of dawn, the roddlng of tho
roso?
Through this dread shape tho sufforlng
ages look;
Tlmo's tragedy is that aching stoop;
Through this dread shape humanity
betrayed,
Plundered, profnnod and disinherited,
Crlos protest to the Judged ot the
World;
A protest that. Is nlso prophocy,
n
0 mi-aBloi'B, lords,   and   rulers   In   all
land
Is   this   tho handiwork you glvo to
God.'
This monstrous thing, distorted nnd
soul .jiionchei)?
Mow will you over -alrighten up this
shape;
Give back the upynn] looking and the
light
Rebuild In   It    the music   nnd    the
d ronm;
Touch II ngnln wiih Inimnriiillty;
.Make light the immemorial Infamies,
IVifldluiis    wroiigs, the  Imineiilr-nble
woes?
O muster**, lords   nnd rulers   In nil
liuidii
How will the Future reckon with the
Mnn?
,i .. i,  .1
produces all'of'the world's'food, yet
it is the working class that . goes
hungry!
It is the working class which
makes ail of the world's clothing,-yet
it is the working class that goes shabby! '    . ■
0 It is the working class which
builds all the world's houses, yet It'is
the working class which must go shelterless!
. It is the working class which
fights all thc world's wars, yet it is
not the working class which profits
by them.
It is the working class which
constructs all, tho world's pleasuro resorts, yet it Is not tho working class
which sits ln thom!
, It Is tho, working class which
mnlntains all the world's colleges, yet
It Is not the children of the working
class who nro taught In thom!
It Is the working class" which
producos all tho world's wealth, yot
It is not the working class which en-
Joys most of It!,
How Btupld, Ignorant and sorvllo Is
the working class!
ing of~tfieT!ools ot peace. '",
- Good for the Socialists of Germany,
Japan and Great Britain!.tThey have
shown 'us the wise mnn's attitude toward war. nAnd they have shown
us the real .reason for the kaiser's
worry at the spread of Soicalism in
his vaunted host of human slaughter
machines. He Is-afraid they are becoming too intelligent to be mere machines for murder. He Is afraid of
the universal striko of the soldiery
of the world, when men will'refuse to
pull trigger or work machine guns
against other men In quarrels in which
none of the people who do the dying
have any Interests in the event of the
struggle. - ."
And when that strike comes wo
shall be enabled sanely to take up
maters relating to our living, rathor
than our dying,—Seattle Star.
' In the Socialist' commonwealth, the
man who excels can only do so by benefiting his fellow men with his superior knowledge or skill. ■       *    *
Socialism will also'open wide the
door of incentive in invention, in the
sciences.and in the fine arts.
Today the inventor scarcely ever receives any substantial reward for the
work of his genius. ■ Capital is necessary to develop an invention. So he
sells it to the capitalist for a song.'The
capitalist receives the reward what for
—for '■ the genius of the man 'who invents. "
In the Socialist Commonwealth the
inventor will not have to struggle with
incessant poverty but will be able to
give free reign to his genius.
Socialism may, therefore, expect an
era of marvellous inventions, such as
wii make tlie.miraculous inventions of
the last, hundred years appear trifling
in  comparison. -
Those wlio are attracted toward scientific pursuits will have ample time
and opportunity to do their best^along
these lines.
Today the devotees of the fine arts
has to please the rich in order to keep
out of the poorhouse. ' Tbe masses
of tlie people are so steeped in poverty and hard work that their taste for
art is as undeveloped as their material
ability' to gratify such ■ taste if' they
had it. The few people who have" artistic taste lack the means to gratify
it.
The rich are almost uniformly vulgar.   .
- They love for the most part osten-t
tatious display. • ..
They love the work of art for the
money it cost and not for its artistic
beauty. /
It is to their .lack of taste that the
artist must truckle. No wonder artistic genius is rare. The moment when a
mercenary motive creeps into an artist's brain genius spreads her wings
and flies away. '     .     -
No beautiful thing, no great thing
*,yas ever done primary for'the object
of-mpney-.— ii—. L__	
A, Rizzuto
J. Crawford
Fernie Livery, Dray & Transfer Co.
.    ICE   FOR   SALE ■
o
Contracts Taken
Including Stump Pulling, Land Clearing and Ploughing.    Let, us
'" i       figure on your next job
n -■  ..       , "
Rubber Tired Buggies, New Turnouts
RlZZUTO & CRAWFORD
SOCIALI8M WILL-NOT DESTROY
INCENTIVE
t*m
THE GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC
of rebellion shnke
emijiiirai:>. kiln liid'i.'iliy; Df.1 il*,"1*- line
bet.«■<■*,• ji tliem gradually disappeared
and tbo (•trii-.-gl" ended.
With ihe disappearance of ihe economic* struggle between    these    twoj
', ....
t'lilnnl'ii  11 it. v.   .vi*,..v    A .,v *••   y...»...,   	
big capitalists begun to gobbU- up tho
little capitalists and as eompetltlon
breeds monopoly. In these days of the
big t'riiHts ihe small fry enn see their
finish; ho hoping to ttitvo off the In*
evltnlile they advocate a "single tax",
thinking they have the  wicked lund
t.nroris nt medievalism npplylng   "the! 	
screws," when In reality it is the big! Vickers, Sons and .Maxim, makers ni
fellows who are only fleecing them of! gum nnd war materials, is a compnny
what they pru,.oua,y fleeced fiom thej capitalized at twenty six million doll-
workers. j""*
The talnple tax would be of Immense! This firm, If lt does not make guns
J.en«*flt to «mnm property owner* and)snd other things for the destruction
•store keepers, but to tbo man who ■ of m»Ti,«-*nnoi pay dlvlderuli*.  It ilW*
«..,.->,,i. .,.., ,i
bi.ur
When whirlwinds
the world?
How will It be with kingdoms and with
kings—
'.'.".'.'..   '.!:'.'■'.".'   ir?."?   "'•"l'fifirl   "Mr*,   tn   l>in
thing he Is
When this dumb Torror shall reply to
(Sod, ,:.*
After tho silence of tho centuries?
—Edwin Markham
Tho road of a thousand wonders,
Tho trail of a hundred hells:
The story of a thousand blunders
Is the tale tho death roll tells'
The life that Cod created
Is mangled, torn niul hurt,
liy   those who In their greed   have
rated
Humanity to bo as cheap ns dirt.
And over tho onos who are lolling
Die hnrd for Iho ones that resl;
The victims of a hellish spoiling
Of a Hystem that stands nmirsl.
In the tnel nf a futuro grandeur
Ami the tale of a Judgment day,
I Htnnd by In sorrow and wonder
Who    Is Ihe    greater,    "(loil,    or
Laurier,"
—J. A, McKcchnio In Minors' Mag*
nT.ltin
WHEN  80LDIER8 8TRIKE-*PEACE
THE BRITISH WAR8CARE
It is said that tho kaiser Is worrlud
nl the spread of Socialism ln tlio (lor*
mntiv firmv,
Thu iron discipline formerly prevailing In his armies Is said tn he r"'ft{*
ing undor tho Increasing discontent of
tho soldiers, and privates are heard
lo complain openly;
This Is astonishing, The model of
ihe t-.ulril.ir used lu be--iind lis yet,
from a purely military viewpoint--the
nrin who says "I tlo nol think— I
obey."
.coftsllsm Is « portent to the war
lards of thu world, not because* It Is
elth"r right or wrong on economic
.'uet-ttf-ins, but Uccauso It if flb-.oli.teIj*
.ii<>. .•'..•■•i....) iIkUI aa tu wur.
Capitalism dostroya lncotitlvo to. do
ono's best,  „
Socialism will destroy ,tho Incentive
to do ono's worst. For example It will
dostroy tho Incentive to kill off tho
peoplo by food adulteration, lt will
dostroy tho Incentive to ovor roach
one's fellow men, and to pinch and to
cramp and brutalize thom by tho myriad moans now In uso.
Under feudalism, tho prevailing Incentive among thb many was to escapo
starvation and tho prevailing Incentive
among tho fow was to excel lu war.
Tho making of monoy was consldorod
beneath tho dignity of n goiitlomnn
then,
Undor capltnllsm tho prevailing lucent I vo among tho many Is to oscape
slai'.vntlon, and tbo prevailing incentive among thn fow Is the* making of
monoy,
Tho Incontlvo to make monoy Is ot
leiiHt heller than tbo Incontlvo to be
able to enr vo lho most pooplo with a
sword.
Socialism will bo another nnd infinitely greater ndvnno eln tlio mutter of
incentives,
The desire to excel will continue to
bo a powerful Incontlvo as It. Is al
present.
IJut It. will bo n doslrn to excel In do*
Ing something much hotter thnn killing peoplo or ln tho moro accumulation
It will tin I'to denim to excel In doing somothing unoful. ■
Undor cnpllnllsm tho man who excels most do so by trampling his fellows under his foot.
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J. IX   QUAIX,
FERNIE, B. C.
"Socialism will give the masses an
abundant opportunity tb^develop artistic talent and genius too for that
matter. The^ artist will then have a
constituency worthy of his highest genius He will no longer be depending upon the vulgarrich.'  -   -   ** ■
The fact is that while the prevailing
incentives at the present time are tho
incentives to escape starvation and the
incentive to excel in making money,
there are other incentives now existing:
Says John Ruskin: "It Is physically
Impossible for a well educated, intelligent,' or brave man to make money
the chief "object of his thoughts, as
physically Impossible as it is for him
to make-his dinner the principal object of them.".
What Is tho Incontlvo of tho young
man who works llko' a Trojan on the
football or baseball field, without any
pecuniary componstlon? .
It Is partly tho lovo of the sport and
partly a doslro to excel.
To a largo extent this Incentive will
become operativo as soon as Socialism
Is Introduced. IJut It will become moro
and moro operative as tho favorable
conditions mako the pooplo moro and
moro healthy of body, vigorous of
mind and wholesome of morals.
8AYING8 OF THE WORLD'8
THINKER8
•-•'
Stoves!     Stoves!
We have the cheapest and
best line of Ranges, Kitchen
Stoves and Heaters.
B.C. FURNITURE
STORE
New and Second-Hand Goods
W. STAN. TERRY
Painter and Decorator
(llvo mo a clinnco on your work
+4>+++<H*+
Socialism docs not consist In violently adzing upon tho property of tho
rich and sharing lt out amongst Uic
poor,—Hobort  match ford.
Apart, from thoso conclusive upheavals that escapo all forecast nnd .are
sometimes t!-o flnnl iiiprcmo resource
of history brought to buy, thoro Is only ono sovereign method for Social*
Ism—lho conquest of a legal major*
Ity.—Jenn Jnuros.
I feel that lho tlmo will cnmo whon
peoplo will find It difficult to believe
that n rich community such us our's
having such a command ovor oxlornnl
tintui'o, could have submitted to live
such n mean, shabby, dirty lite as we
do.—William Morris.
NOTICI!
y.iA'.it   !.'!   "•..■•'■•'   p-|".*n   !!,..(■' in  ,Xn"v
tirtor date I Intand to npply to minor*
IntcinUuiit of i'rovlncluf I'ulicu (ur tx, ru*
m-wul uf ni)* rutail ll'juor llconno for 'Ik-
Kraft- Hotol, Kreg ll, C,
Mr*. M. Velmtr,
Krsg, n,0. 24th April, 1000 St
| Fernie Dairy
»      FRESH   MILK
*) e
°      dolivorcd . to   nil
parts of tho town
♦    GORRIE BROS., Props.
♦♦♦♦•»»»■»
J
Alberta Show
Case Works
Miuiufactui'Oi'rt   of
STORE FIXTURES
Calgary, Alta,
NORTHERN
HOTEL
.Wn., Eschwig, Proprietor
New and up-to-date
Handsome  Cafe Attached
U i.i i'iiim i in        ii ■ mi m "I    J
OPEN DAV and NIGHT,
Some Alcohol Questions
It alcohol a tonic? No! Docs it make thc blood pure?
Nol Docs it sbrengthen the nerves? Nol Is Ayer's
Sjr?f*saparillft a tonic? Yesl Does It make the blood pure?
Yes! Does tt strengthen the nerves? Yes! Is it the only
Sarsapariila entirely free from alcohol? Yes! Aik your
doctor about this non-alcoholic medidne. If he approves,
your confidence wiM ^cmpiett.   J,C.Av*rCo.,Lcu>tllM<aZ
CrrS!
tMtheyl PtiirgMil Dull in/ml  Dullwumml KtivyJuiiitll Dt^attrtMrA
y**yUmltt*lecM*UatJklml YttlhecattHtonn.—AYtt'tm*, Atkytmdottor.
Great Northern RaiFy
Fast Time and
Good Connection
To All Points East and West
Leave Fernie 1.35 p. m.
Arr. Spokane  11      ,,
Only 24 hours from Fernie to Seattle and Vancouver
H. L.  BLACKSTONE, Agt
FERNIE
%
M THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE,     B. C. MAY 22, 1909
PAGE THREE
■r^~ Made fr<
■ cream of tartar, derived soldy
from grapes* All the ingredients
I, of Dr, Price's^ Bakhg^wfe
are printed on the label Tfiey
are pure, healthful and proper.
■
■
i
When baking powders are peddled tor
demonstrated, examine their labels. You
will find they are not made from1 cream
of tartar.   You don't want them
WHO PAYS FOR
PIPER IN THE END
Cream
Baking
TEN
THOUSAND
Foreign  Insurance  Companies
,   Get Rapped-Militia Made of
- Fancy Uniforms and-
Tin Swords
, OTTAWA, May 18—Rapid speed was
made with the insurance bill this morning. Prior to taking it up Mr. Fielding
introduced a resolution declaring it
expedient that in the case of insurance
on property in Canada the company'
effecting such shall pay to ttie government a sum equal to -15 per cent of
the total net.cost of insurance so effected. Mr.- Fielding said the resolution would gauge ttie temper of the
house. Upon the clause in which was
contained the resolution' there was
much difference, of opinion but he did
not regard the matter as vital and
would accept • the judgment, of the
house.
In the discussion which ensued doubt
was expressed as to whether parliament had power to Impose such a tax.
The resolution carried and the houso
went into committee on the bill. Sixty
clauses out of 192 were passed by 1
o'clock. '
* In the senate yesterday Senator Davis resumed the debate on his bill to
transfer the chartering, of railways
from parliament to the railway commission an dthe state department. He
thought this would' give more time
to look into the question of trade and
commerce. It might be well to have
also a militia committee which should
he appointed to look'into, what Canada
was getting for the seven millions it
was spending each year. He would
like to see those who were dancing
around in fancy uniforms and with tin
swords up before a committee explaining what they gave the country in re:
turn for what they spent on-them.
Senator Davis did not think his bill
would pass this session, but he would
move it next session.
GOOD NEWS FOR
THE SHAREHOLDERS
Rich Discovery in Centre Star
" OiMTruT-Big Values Now^
OfSight--Big Profits.
01    Last Month  '£"
- ROSSLAND, May 19—The Canadian
Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co.
treated ore at its Trail smelter during
the first quarter of this year yielding
values, at $1,117,000. The refinery
produced 4450 tons of pig lead, and iri
addition to shipments to Eastern Canada, China and Japan the company
has shipped during April 250 tons to
Australia, which is a record* shipment
of Canadian lead' to (-.hat country.
In the north vein of the Centre Star
mine a new ore body has been uncovered which carries just double the values of the usual run of the mine, while
the big ore body in the War Eagle, estimated to contain one million in values, is practically untouched.
The net profits of the Centre Star
group alone for April were $36,500.
BELIEVES IN ADVERTISING
Is the Total Number of Victims in the
a ,   . Adana Massacre—First .Reports**
Greatly Exaggerated
ADANA, May 20—The estimates of
„from 20,000 to 25,000 Christians killed
by Mohammedan in the province of
"' Adana, made a fortnight ago, must be
revised. It is now ascertained that the
number, can hardly reach more than
10,000.,     ' '        ■ ,
Thousands who we$*e supposed to
have'been killed in the country district
have-now come into the larger towns
for relief.     Nearly.'50.000 pepple have
received relief and assistance from the
Turkish and foreign relief committees
at Adana, 22,000 at Marasti, 14,000 at
Hadjin, 3000 at Mersina, 2000 at, Lat-
akla ancTa large number at Tarsus'.
Fugitives from the-villages-'and the
settlements in their- fear exaggerated
the extent of the slaughter.-There still
still remains tho fact that frightful and
atrocious brutality was practiced, especially towards tho women. Thb figures of about 2000 Mohammedans kill-
re
ed   in this province must also be
duced. , .
A total; of 22,000 refugees were fed
in this city, yesterday. Four hundred
wounded and other persons are being
cared- for in the American and other
hospitals of Adana. .
It is estimated that 4000 out of the
total number., of refugees .are ill and
400 of these are suffering' from measles, dysentry and typhoid fever.
YOUTHFUL BURGLAR
' KINGSTON,, May .18—In broad daylight a ten year old lad went into the
tailor shop of .Crawford' and Walsh,
took $6 from the till and fled. He was
caught and admitted his guilt, and was
given the cat o' nine tails by the police., -.
He had told the clerk he wanted to
look at the directory and when the
clerk went upstairs he 'tapped" the
till.
MANSLAUGHTER AND FRAUD
OFFICIALLY
WELCOMED
On Arrival  at Vancouver
By City Officials
AINTAB, May 21—It is. learned here
today that the. local1 government received from Constantinople on. the
day following the1 outbreak of, anti-
Christian rioting at Adana a message
suggesting the killing of Armenians as
a precaution against insurrection. The
identity of the sender of this communication has not been disclosed, but he
was closely connec.ed wih the official life of the,administration then'in
power.
EDMONTON, -May 19—Gustave J.
Zucht, the young man from. Stoney
Plains, found guilty of manslaughter
■I'-ecently.Jfor.-killingJEdward Inglis in
Developments along the line of advertising in -- all business have been
very rapid in recent years. New plans
and new schemes working ihpracti-
cally.'every conceivable way have been
used by business firms to bring their
wares' before the mind of the public.
Nor has this development been confined to any one class of advertisers.
The saloon men and the,liquor*Interests generally have been making use
of printers ink,during recent months,
endeavoring to inform the public that
all-the great-men of the past or present have been users of beer or whiskey, and that therefore, genius and
greatness will undoubtedly die when
the saloon goes out of business. Of
all the attempted advertisements, the
following copy of a card sent out by
the proprietor of a saloon ■ in Wash-
tucna, Wash., is in itself unique. On
one side, of the card is printed the
following. " ' . '•
Choice Wines and Liquors
Finest Imp. and Dom. Cigars
\    •   MODEL SALOON     ,'
. W. L. Mustard, Proprietor,
' Washtucna, Wash.
On the reverse side of the .card the
following interesting paragraphs ap-
_Rgar:7-_ . -'7
CRIMINALS IN  EDMONTON
I
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i
VANCOUVER, May 20—Tho Japan-
oso cruisers Asoyn and Isoya arrlv-d
In Biirrard Inlet at 4.30 this aftornoon,
Thoy woro mot outside by a dolegal-
lpn of .Tapanoso on a Bpoclal bout
and rocolvod another warm wolconio
on dropping anchor. Tho*mayor ami
othor officials of the city and prominent oitlzQiiB ontorlnlncd Admiral
IJlclil, tho two captains anil thoir
staff at a dinnor and reception at the
Vancouvor hotel this ovoning, while
tho blue Jackets woro glvon a goal
tlmn by tlio Jopaiiono colony. Tlio
cnilBors will probably romaln liovo
until Tlmi'Biiay.
A Oroat Northorn mirvoy parly wuh
thla moniliiB working on tho Ilurranl
waterfront property of tho company,
Bocurlng IovoIb and tnldng boiiihIIiirh.
Tills Ib lnl.oi. by tlio proporty ownoru
in tlio vicinity uh an Imlltlcatlan that,
tlio company Intends to carry out Uh
con*.!ruction of wlnirvon on lho Inlot.
nlto Ininiodlittoly upon tho completion
of Uh Hpur lino from Knlso Crook to
tlio point. Additional color Ik kIv*
on to Dio ntippoHltlon by tlio iHminw'o
of a notico to the llrltlHh Col'imlilt*
Wlro Nail company that tho ultn now
occuplml by It noar tlio old location
of tho Vancouvor oiiKlnoorlnit works
Ih   to bn vnrnto'l within thirty'.lny*".
Tlio Ruport City carried 400 piisHon*
gors north tonight* Thn rush for Now
Ta.-tM..!.      f,4l,.,.,VI»(     14.     a(4,,i^11„     Inrnfinn
Irn**,   end ovory boat Ih InndPrt tn Itn
capacity.
■. EDMONTON, May 20—At tho police
court this morning James Mowatt and
J. W. McDonald anpeared on a charge
of keeping a common gambling houso.
Thoro woro also thirty young men of
tho city who had boon caught in a
police raid on Saturday night.
All of them pleaded guilty and, woro
fined $10 and costs and tho proprietors $50 nnd costs each.
At tho supromo court this morning
Garry R. Barrett, a life convict nt tho
Alberta penitentiary, was arraigned
charged with tho murder of Richard
Stondmnn, deputy warden on April 15
In tho carpontor shop of tho penitentiary.
Tho ciibo Is now bolng trlod boforo
n jury of six mon,
the Royal hotel .at. Stoney Plains on
April 3 by hitting him on '.the head
with a hammer, was today sentenced
to ten years imprisonment in the Alberta penitentiary.
W. S. Willis, the Stoney Plains
merchant found guilty of defrauding
his creditors, was sentenced to three
months imprisonment in the- guard
room of the R. N. W.'M. P. barracks
at Fort Saskatchewan.
man in ttie saloon business who .would
put out such a card inu'st be crazy;
and I decided it was a lie forged and
handed out by temperance advocates.
But > my friends assured me it was
genuine! After more thought about
it I could see where it 'might stir up
a great deal of advertisement and
notoriety for your place, so as to actually increase your business. .
I have been wondering how such a
plan would work in Rochester. Therefore T write to you to inquire first if
you ever handed out such cards, and
second; if- they increased business.
, Respectfully yours
CHAS. E. CHANEY
P. S.—I, will appreciate a brief answer,   at   the   earliest possible moment, a,
Mr.yiChane'y received very promptly
the following reply:
Washtucna, Wash. Nov. 20, 1908.
Clarence Ch'aney,
Dear  Sir—I    have  yours   to  hard
asking if this'saloon ever pit-out the
cards,you mention.     H yes. Does
it help business? . Well to a certain
extent. You see the preachers get
hold .of these cards and read them
from the pulpits. The clergy in your
city would be stirred from centre to
circumference should a like advprtls.*-
msnt be circulated by you and tho
people on hearing of- this further iniquity in the liquor trade would wonder what kind of a d  man  this
Chaney is—and they will pay him a
visit.
In my section in eastern Washint*:
ton, the Model Saloon has had a prettv
thorough advertising and newspapers
have printed copies of it. Also tt has
advertised the town of 'VVashtucnn and
the people who come any place naar
this town make it a .point to visit my
dump. And the bibulous partake
freely.of tho goods that are supposed
to put people on'the bum..
By all means get out some cards.
The"readers will be curious to know
how a saloonkeeper can be so philanthropic and so truthful. They will
flock in, and the small price of a
couple thousand cards will be more
than offset by increased'.patronage.
Very truly yours,
7 ,       '   W-.  L.   Mustard.
The above card, together with th?
correspondence, needs no comment, u
speaks for itself, and merely shows
something of the extent to which the
kind of men engaged in the saioon
business will sometimes go in their
blind greed and heartless quest for
Scld.—The American Issue.
THE   CANADIAN   BANK
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i) l'
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Reserve Fund    -    6,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in United States and England
rflTTNTRV RTISHWFQ'? Everv filcilit"*-T afforded to farmers and oth-
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DAHJV1I.1-U  DI   lUiilli dep0Sitea   0l.   withdrawn   in this way with
equal facility.   ■'
H.
W. TRENHOLME,
Manager, Fernie.
P. BURNS & CO.,
LIMITED
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Always a choice supply of Beef, Pork, Veal,
Mutton, and Lamb-on hand.   Hams,
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„   WHOOPING COUGH     *
//'In February our daughter had," the
whooping-cough. Mr_Lane=qf Hartland
recommended Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and said it gave his customers  the  best' of-"satisfaction.   • We
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Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Stores in all the  Principal Towns in British Columbia and Alberta
Phone
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8CAJ38 FROM NORWAY
CLEVELAND, May 20—Vltjtor C. Ol-
undor, tho xonornl socrotary of tho International htlccB Hpr.n-.oti8 union, today
snld ho had received a report that flvo
hundred Norwoiflnu sailors woro undor
contract to como to Amorlcn and tiiUc
tho places of tlio hIi'IWue Boiunon on
tho groat lalcoi*. Ono dotnelunont Iiiih
already embarked for lho United
States and otliorti aro to follow boouj
Union officials lmvo taken up tho
mutter with tho Immigration nut hor I-
tlcK and will mnko an attempt to pro*
vent Ilia sallow from lamlliig, claiming
Hint tho hiring of llio Norwegian-* under caiitnir! Ih a direct violation of tlio
alien contract law.
A GREAT CLIMB
80CIETY SENSATION
PARIS, May 20—Dr. and Mm. William Humor Workman, tho American
explorers nnd mountain cllmborn,
have roturned to Paris after a nix*
wool'*.' oxpodltlou In Turkstan. Mrs.
Workman, accompanied hy two gulden
waa (iuccetiniu. (ii i.c...t..ifi a. pc*.*). ill,-
3G0 foot high on the watershed botwoon thc H'spar and Illafo glaciers,
In tho Pamirs.
BT. CATHARINES Mny 18—A Rreat
sensation linn been caused hero by
tho arrest of Charles Barrllllcr, on it
charge of attempting to kill hl» wife.
Tho narrllllors nro prominent society
peoplo and llvo In s flno residence. A
week ago Mm. Darrllller was removed from her home (o tho hospital auf*
ferlng from a severe gauh In hor bend
which was supposed to have been received from ft fall.
Mere details of the affair have been
cIt-m) out but It Is understood that
the couple quarrelled and Darrllller
struck tits wife on tha head with a
Moot .nitroiaeat.
••iH'ji'i.'n'a.-.t. oVAajiC
NEW YORK Mny 10—That stage of
tne sensational murder trial which Iim*,
como to be fnmlliir, tho vaudovlll-*
stage, was reached In tho Halns*Annls
tragedy, when tho announcement was
mado that Mrs. Wm. Annis, wlfo or
Ihe man tor whose death Potor Hains
l»e*an serving a Sing Sing sentencis
this morning, has signed a contract at
the United booking offices to play
piano accompaniments tn a sketch on
the stage.
London, May 20—-Lord Rohorts Is
today celebrating tho golden anniversary of his wedding, and so popular Is
"Hobs," as ho is universally cnllod,
that lho event has assumed something
of nn important festival, Excopt dur,
Ing tho rnco mooting tho tologrnph offlco hns novor known nnythlng llko
tho rush of mosBngos that havo beon
arriving nil day long from nil parts
of tho omplro congratulating tho Hold
ninrshnl,
Tho bishop of London sponkliia» today of raco doendonco and tho danger
of a growth In tho slum population of
llrltnln naked:
"Doos It not account to some extent for tlio fact, thnt totlny In Can*
nda no ISngllslimnn need npply In tho
cane of almost nny Job thnt Ih goln-/?
If thnt goes on loyalty will soon ho
iindormlnod."
At n mooting of tho Innd corporation
of Canada tho chnlrman Hinted thnt
mention hnd boon mndo regarding the
rotiirnlng of monoy to proprietors but
being coiiHiilted, lho Khnroholiloi'H voted In favor of n continuance that compnny rllroctorfl hnd In vlow to further
transactions In Vancouver,
Sir William Van Homo, Intorvlowed
beforo leaving for tho continent, wild
tlmt ono thing wns certain nhotit lho
railway** of North America, their rnloH
woro much loo low. Thoy woro nol.
earning ns much ns they should on
capital irvuhicU und (it* (iiu not imti
Un lit, Utl ul uuy iu<.it.ii!ii.-i} j/a.r.'.x.'.'.t&t' <il
earrings.
l>l<*gntOH to tho Imperial press con-
feernce on Juno 1. will visit Coventry,
thenco to WnrwlcU entitle, nn guests of
•nn*. tt&IX 'AVu't VAfuliWaB \>i  Vt'a,'nis.,. 'XX
luncheon. Subsequently they will vis-
It Oxford for I/ord Curzon's reception.
Mrs. John Aloxnndor Stirling, a former Canadian nctroHS, from whom hor
husband recently secured a dlvorco In
nn Edinburgh court, relumed to the
stago tonight as a show girl.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS:—I
am grateful for the past favors, and
having supplied my store with a fine
line of choice wines and liquors allow
mo - td inform you "'that I shall continue to make drunkards, paupers and
beggars for the sober, industrious respectable members of the community
to support.'My liquors will excito riot,
robbery and bloodshed.
'v * * *
.They will dismiss, your comforts,
Increase your expenses and slforten
life. I shall confidently recommend
them ns sure to multiply fatal incidents nnd Incurable diseases,
* * * '
Thoy will deprive somo of life, others of reason and all of peaco. They
will make fathors fiends, wlvos widows, chlldron orphans, and all poor.
I will train your sons in infidelity, dissipation, Ignorance, lawlessness nnd
every othor vice, I will thus accommodate the public"; it may be at the
loss of jmy novor dying soul. But I
have a family to support—tho businoss
pays and tho public encourages It.
I havo paid my Hconso and tho traffic Is kiwfiil and If I don't sell It somebody olso will. I know tho Blblo snys
"Thou shalt not kill." "No drunkard
■Hhall entor tho kingdom of Heaven,"
and I do not oxpoct tho drunkard ma-
kor to fnro nny better, but I want nn
ensy living and I have resolved to anther tho wngos of Iniquity nnd fntten
on tho ruin of my species.
* * *
Should you doubt my ability I refer
you to tho pnwiiHliops, tho poorhoime,
tho polico court, tho hospital, the penl-
tontlary and'tho gnllowH, whero you
will find mnny of my host cuslomoi'H
hnvo gono. A sight of tliem will convince you Hint I do an l sny.
found it'as he said,' and can~recommr
end it to anyone having children troubled with whooping cough," says Mrs.
A. Goss of Durand, Mich. For sale by
all druggists. ,
WE ONLY SELL THE BEST OF EVERYTHING
"Qur Motto "Civiiity, Cieaiiiinessandcorrectweighttoail
XOTICE       '
NOTICE Is hereby given that thirty
(30) days after date 1 Intend to apply
to tho Hon. Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following described lands situated ln S.
13, Kootenay, British Columbia, Block
•1G9S.
Commencing at a post planted at or
nearl mile east of 29 mile post of tho
present C. P, R. survey lino and being
the north cast corner, of Nat Babcock
claim,
Thenco running south SO chains; '
Thence running woHt 80 chains;
Thence running north SO chains;
Thenco running oast SO chains
to a point of commencement,    making
fi*10 acres more or less,,
Located this 26th day of April, 1909.
NAT  BAnCOCK.  Agent
NAT  BAI3COCK,  Locator,
F.G.WHITE
and   Accident
Insurance
Beck Block
Room   3
Fernie
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Thoso enrds found tliolr wny Into
nil parts of the country, and finally
a temperance mini In Itocliostor, N.Y.,
who wnn dcHlroiiH of nHcertnlnlng Die
direct facts regarding tho mutter, ;id*
droHHeil the following lottor to \V. l„
Must aril, lho Hitloonkncpor of WohIi*
tucna, Wnsh.
Rochester, N'.Y. Nov.  10 IMS
Mr. W. h. MiiHlnril,
Dear Sir,—Tlmro hns como to my
hands n cnrd—biiulnesB enrd of yourx
—which I wish to Inquire about, On
the bnolf nf ll nro (riven five shor'
nnrngrnphs which sound llko n torn
perntice lecture,    At first I thought n
NOTICB
NOTICE Is horoby given' that thirty
(30) days after date 1 Intend to apply
to- tho Hon. Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works for a license tb prospect for coal and petroleum on tho following described lands situated In H.
K.   Kootenay, British Columbia, Block
■I noa,
Commencing at a post planted at or
near 1 milo ca.ft of 2;i, milo post of tho
proBont. C. P. It. Hiirvoy lino, nnd bolng
tho Bouth oast corner of W. II. Darby
claim, 'i
Thonce running north SO chnlns;
Thonco running west SO chains;
Thoncu running south SO chains;
Thenco running oust HO chains
lo a point of coinmi'iicomcnt,    making
(M0 acres more.or less,
Located this 28lh day of April, 1909,
NAT  HABCOCK,  Agent
W.   II.   DAIIUY,  Locator
Commencing at a print planted at or
nonr 1 mllu -•■.st of tho 2;i mile pc-Ht of
llm presunt C. I', K. survey line, und
helm,* the north west corner of A, H.
Kaninhai'son cliilms;
TlH'in-o I'linulng east M) chains
Thoncu running south K0 chains;
Thenco running west 80 chains;
Thonce running north SO chnlns;
to a point of coinnmnoomont,   making
010 acres mon.' or lens,
Located this 28th day of April, 1009,
NAT  BABCOCK,  Agent
A.K,*.''AIUi*;ilAr„SON,  Locator
Commencing at a ponI planted at or
noar 1 mile rust ut 2:1 in Ilo post or tlm
prcHont O. 1'. H. mirvoy llm*-, nnd being Iho norili west corner of W, II,
Darby olnlm;
Thence running enst Krt olinlnn
ThciiVe running iniriU hO cIiuIiih;
Thuuco running west M uIihIiih;
Tinmen running nmiili ho chains;
tn n (nihil  of comiiK'nei'tiiMiit,    limiting
Hill  IH''OH   Uliil'it   nl'   h'hX,
Located (IiIh 2Klh ilny of April, 1909.
NAT   IIAIM-'OOK,   Agent
W,  II.  PAItHY, Locnior
Coiniiiiiiitliig ut n |)iint plnnti-il 'it or
n«>i.r 1 mllu ■■iiui of 23 nilln punt of the
present C, I', It. Hurvcy line, iuul In*-
Ing llm north oast corner of A. ti.
KumuliiirHoii claim*,
Thi'iu'e miming west M i-lmliiH;
TIim-iC'i running houIIi SO cluilns;
Tlinni'i' running ••nil   HU chnliiH
TlitfW-ft running norili SO chnlns;
tn n  point of eiimiucuecinnnt,    making
It III   IK-''IU   liml i'   HI    ttfl,,
T.nrii.t.'.il tblM 2fsih day nf April, lOOtt.
NAT   llAI'iMOK,  Agent
A.^KABaJt'lIAlUSON,  Locator
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Andy   Hamilton
Tinsmith and Plumber'
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We can furnish you with estimates in
anything in our line
HOTEL FERNIE
Tho Hotol of Fornio
K'-mlt-'h Lending ('<>min*'iriul
nml Toiirlrat House
S. F. WALLACE, Prop.
ROYAL
HOTEL
CHICAGO Ms'/ 19-Aftftr ft fortnight,
of quliit and steadiness wheat for Mar
delivery jumped to $1.30 a bushel,
which lo a new high record for tbe
crap.
Singer Sewing Machines Co.,
Fernie, B.C,
•MMM*
Why be without a Sewing Machine when you
can get one for $3.00 a month ?
KING'S HOTEL
FERNIE
J, P. HOULAHAK,'Agent, opposite Coal Co.'i ofllce, PelUt Are.
liar Niippllcil with  tlin  l*cst Win.-.*,,
Lii-unrr-t iw.il Cin.ui*.
DINING KOO.M   IN CONNKfTfoN
JOHN P0DB1ELAKC1K, Prop.
OflH    H-MfaV f*.fl,|f>*1
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Al! Whito Help
Everything
Up-to-date
Call in and
see us once
C. W.; DAVEY & 00., Props. PAGE FOUR
THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, - B. C- MAY 22, 1909
®b* JJirfrirf £&&**
•J1.00 a year in advance. Address all communications to the "Manager" District Ledger, Fernie B. C.
Rates for advertising on, application.
., We believe, through careful enquiry, that all the
advertisements in this paper are signed by trustworthy
persons, and to prove our faith by words, we will make
good to actual subscribers any loss incurred by trusting advertisements that prove to be swindles; but we
do not attempt to adjust trifling disputes between
subscribers and. honorable business men who advertise,
nor pay the debts of honest, bankrupts.
This  offer  holds  good  for one" month .after    the
transaction causing the complaint;   that is we must
have notice within that time.     In all cases in writing
, to advertisers say "I saw, it in The Ledger."
V W. S. STANLEY,
Phone 48; Residence 9 Manager
ed with the query "Why don't you boost-this for
Ferine?" and other questions of a similar nature,
and right on the desk where the inquisitor was sitting, was printed matter of his own ordering done
in the east, for which he had paid prices with which
we could almost, if not altogether, compete.
No citizens, begin at the Genesis, stick by your
own people first, spend your money at home. If
you have to pay fifty per cent more do it, the
money remains here, helps to pay off some one's indebtedness, and in turn will come back to you.
Then, when you have done that, boost for more in-,
dustries. The outside world will see the result,
aud no coaxing will be necessary to bring enterprise
and capital to our city*.
NOTICE
I
The Ross Ambrose Construction Co.
beg to inform the citizens of Fernie
they are prepared to carry out all
.   classes of work.    Heavy   braying,
Excavating, Building and Concret-
.   ing a speciality.   Estimates given on
all Contract work. All work guar-
(;, anteed satisfactory.
O. K. ROSS       T. A. AMBROSE
I
MORE NEED FOR LAW REFORM
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; aud there shall be famines
and pestilences and earthquakes in divers places.
AU these are the beginning of sorrow.—Matthew
24:7-8.
* The roadway at the recreation grounds is a disgrace and last Saturday evening a driver and his
team went over the hill. When some one is killed
. the city mil find out its responsibility, and finish
up the grade, that has been promised for so long.
It is almost an impossibility to get. a team to haul
half a load up that steep grade now, and a little
money would put it at the proper angle.
The Dominion Government has just passed a
Very good clause in connection with the Insurance
Act, whicli enforces all companes doing business to
deposit an amount equal to, 15 per cent of the. net
" cost, with the Minister of Insurance. If the provincial government of Saskatchewan had a clause
calling for the usual deposit the Deane -swindle
would not have been prepetrated oii the unsuspecting public of Fernie by a"careless and unscrupulous
agent, and the citizens would be richer today by the
sum. of $60,000/ ' '     0    " -    ■■■ -
BEGIN AT HOME
It's all right to say "Boost foi* Fernie," but
first of all we must'get together a lot more than at
present, and stand shoulder to shoulder with one
another, THEN BOOST FOR ALL WE ARE
WORTH. We have certain industries, certain btis-
inesses in the city that have cost thousands of dol-
lars to equip, and which cost thousands-of dollars
yearly, to0"run, and if some of .tlie citizens will not
support them, what use is there in boosting for the
city, or boosting for other industries'?
* -For instance, we have a first class brick yard
here that produces the veryibest brick;' second to
none, as has been proved. Well, the city is build-
in? a city hall*--do" they buy the Fernie pruduci?
No! They send away for brick'and-.turn down thc-
•.*.'/ brick company. .*....'.
There are two well eqiiipped-.-printing establishments in our city, second to none in the Kootenays,
„ yet several of our merchants and commercial men
send east for a lot of their printing.
We have in our city tlie very best stores in the
country with an.assortment that is hard to beat,
and that .costs the inerchnnts thousands to keep
. stocked up, yet very many of our citizens send their
good money out to Eaton's or Simpson's, and take
a long chance on being suited. They do this'in
face of the fact that the city merchants x have
been giving them an unlimited credit month after
month, and that now Ihey owe them piles of money,
Is this fair? How can thc city be expected to
attain that magnitude nnd industrial importance
that it should under these self stifling conditions,
Wc can qoote instance after instance in onr own
lino, when soliciting work, we havo boon confront-
We recently referred to the position in "which
the average person finds himself when face to face
with courts of "justice, as they are constituted 'in
this land at present. The question of the appeal
court was principally dealt with then. The probate court is another unit in the present judicial
system that under present conditions, lends itself
to an -unmeasured degree to thc plundering and
grasping propensities of such legal lights as arc
obsessed with the financial gain to thc wrung from
from clients under the guise of "costs of probate."
Recently, to give a concrete case, an estate of $50.-
000 was wound up in Hamilton, Ont., the law
costs in connection with which aggregated $40,000.
or exactly four-fifths of the entire.estate, and* tho
handsome sum of one-fifth constituted the residue
to be divided among heirs, creditors", etc. Perchance, the happless-beneficaries are overjoyed .that
the one-fifth was not bisected and trisected, again
to meet costs of the case. -,
In commenting on this The Toronto Globe said *.
"No doubly the legal principjes involved and
. followed are adjusted to. a nicety, and everything . was,-from a -professional standpoint,
above criticism. But' the public, who judge by
results, will say the' circumstances point to' the
need of law reform."
-To which conclusion we add a sonorous, heartfelt, Amen. The public are not at all interested
in legal niceties; they are not concerned and have
no connection with hair-splitting processes i|sed to
determine judicial quibblings and uncertainties.
As far as the probate court is concerned every
effort should be}'made to simplify its" method of
procedure; no stone shoukLbe left unturned that
would tend to eliminate the extravagant nature of
its workings. Widows and orphans should have
access to the probate court with full knowledge
that the proceeds of an estate on which they are depending for future sustinence,"will not be made
thej^gitiinatej)rey for .the pilferings and peculat-
Crows Nest Trading Co.
General Merchants
The   Store   of  Good Values
Victoria Ave.
Fernie, B.C.
"   ROBIN HOOD FLOUR
.'-We-guarantee this to be the best
-*• floiir ever sold in Fernie.,   Satisfac-.
..'tion.  guaranteed   or   your   money .
-_:   ---■-■?." cheerfully refunded. *       *        ' "
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W. j.    BLUNDEtt      Give us acall
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You  will
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Is it Possible
ions,of unscrupulous, persons who have in many
instances come to regard such1 cases as their rightful and established'stamping grounds, .and from
which they may,, unhaltered and unrestrained, extract every cent possible ih the way of;charges and
costs, und still more,-charge's -and costs. v .
r. The probate court is but one section of our judicial system; yet.no.chain has more.strength than
its weakest link.: The loss of prestige which is
bound to attach itself to any particular court that
allows four-iifths' of a goodly estate to be' eaten,
up iri costs, cannot be wholly confined to the offending section; contamanation by very reason of
popular "association of probate courts with all other
courts, is certain and inevitable, and too often, as
a result, discredit, and disrepute are thrown upon
the whole system of justice.
.Redress and reform, speedy and effective, are
surely necessary. . The public do not, as has' bc-eri
stated, hold in contempt the law; they,have.nut
passed into' any state of semi-lawlessness, nor are
they yearning for the by-gone' barbaric systems of
summary justice, c The public have a growing dislike,, verging on contempt, for the way in which
certain portions of our great legal system lend
themselves, seemingly, to the untrammelled appetites for gain of certain exponents of things logal.
That I can buy choice fruit lands with
a good water' supply, within 30 miles: of,
Fernie, on the installment plan. Such
easy/payments are not offered by any,. other -
company. Write for circular on "Kootenai
Irrigartion Traci" , ,
Have You tried the
D. W.  HART, (Agt. for Canada) Bayiies, B. C.   <*
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A No. 6
New Carey
Fop Sale
. R.  I-IcDougall
Advertise In The Ledger
K.
Big Shirt for Work ?
In Black or Brown
$1.00 and $1.25 each
Best  value in town
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Union  Made  Overalls
$1.00 per pair
All-wool Cashmere Sox
25c  per pair
ja.^,.1
Fernie, B.C.
INTERESTING LOCAL ITEMS
Sweet cream at Rochon's,
Potted Plants at the Palm. .,
For hotel accommodation the Nap*
•nee Is the place.
Magazines, dally and weekly papers
at Bleasdell's,
I'll spot you ten at Ingrams' billiard
room to-nlfllit.
Prescriptions put up Just rljjht and
no BubBtlUiltonr* nt Dlensdell's.
l-'or will*, lot II l-lrii-l- Hil, So. 117 Vic*
Kil'lli '.Venn*', II '-ooiihmI nil Iii*,',', Alt'
ply ut nlinvi* for p*ii'llrul;iin,
Patronize home Industry and smokf*
Crow's Neat Special** and Extras
Every day is bargain d.ty In Trites-
Wood Co   Furnituro department,
S-nnloyV, hot lioune r.-tdlsheu nt tne
Palm,
The culBlne at the Napanee Is tne
I.a '.I   ,l>    ai   W   a, .a/.
ti <,/,*. .,!) i.n/u-i, .ii.ui ;i, wi-jj?
Why   IngrniYi's  howling   nllf-y.
Prepare for tho hot weather and files
by gettlnj, your refrigerators ond
screen doors and window screens at
Trites-Wood Co.
See Rochon, the Kandy Kid,
l-'or Hull'--i'raii.i* winoliomic '|ii\Hn
In r.'iir of ToiM'h ■•leii'l.. I'lircliiiwr tin
romnx'f l-uH-Hi--.- from I)i*ciii|mi-h, ,\|**,],v
nt J.  II, Ifilil ti. Co. Htofi-.
Beef, mutton, pork, veal, hnmc, bacon, lard, etc, only of the very b*ri>t.
Phone -11.
"I'mnrt-ijiiaivi* l-'i'iirit*" will lm UmiimI
on or rtlioiit AiiKiist Iki.Ii will .wiii-Im
tixi-r 100 j>aj.'*'s of profnitPly lll'istr**il'"r|
iiifol'iiiutlaii itliout pul-llc Iff-. In 1.11 hi
thriving city. A-lvnn.'*-* onion* nl*ouM
be pineal at onco, Price within ioikJi
ol all, Mc. Ap'jily L-'iIiii-, Offli-u,
' 8ee Rochon, the Kandy Kid.
Only the very best and purest drugs
used at Bleasdell's.
The most Interesting place In town-.
Ingram's bowling alley,
For a good comfortable smoke get
Dorenbecker's brands, They ore
home product,
Go to Rochon's for Ice cream.
The Napanee hotel In prepared to
handle travellers and other guests,
Go to Rochon's for Ice cream.
fxt-v fcii'Muliy''* window for vlollim,
linnJnK, monll) orirnn,1*, clc.
There Is nothing to enual thn stock
of stoves and rnnges both for quality
nnd price at Trites-Wood Co,
Garden nnd Flower Seeds; Clover,
lawn grass and timothy, grown In the
i»ui lli»ua,a. Tiie un'if fiinU huilnUc; lm
I Mr. r llm Mr T.il/r ro •Mlicr. Olcisdrll'-r
•I roonicil Iiouho tor wi)i>, ]llr<-nil-l'-
..'•.•nil"-'. Wost r,.rnIo. lot <*ni-120. Priet,
t1,22!i, ivn-'oniililn terms. Apply box
271. 2-1
Sweet cream At Rochon's,
TO T.F.ASR—Tlin ermine] flonr nf my
Itlnclt now liulldlnp. Apply Ti. P. Krlc*
'■'■"■In. lm
Two of onr rlty flromon mni|o nn
ovjiitiiiion nf tlioniPolvoH nt tho nporn
Yrwiio on Thiir«ti-?nv »*fi»M. Thr-" pntiip
miil'lnn: from liolilml llio «r*f«ii«« nml
■inwri Hip nlp-lo, rnnHliitf ootinldorrnMc
plnrm to tlm IiiiIIoh nrirS vimDt'irwit nt
Uic amlloprn. who nnturnllv fnipnosi'd
Mmi n'ttro wttn wlnrloil In the litilldlni'
Ir Ik liir'aV Mint r-nrno mnn wltli mon.'
'■'■n«rn M'nn hnth thou** firo oninps. In-
fi-i'ttii"! ihi> nii'-l-otif.* tlmt all wuh woll
U'i> rnisi tjuii tjiofaii flr/'itu-n f wim In*
fhfi ii'nv Knf.rii tn crnri tip tn turpi,
iiuiiiImth wIumi n hIiow coi'ii'H) will we
their bcadn Intttead nt iheir foot.
Wanted
Furniture for sale. Addrees Ledger
office,
01 ri wnnloil: Apply to mnimBor J.od*
Bor for pfii'tlruliirfi,
Lout: Gold MtiHonlc clmrra, Ilotuni
lo Hnult of Commorcn,
Yomiff )"ily wnntB po/illlon its Rtonn-
Brnplior. Apply I.odRor offlco,
l,onl: Lnily-B oIhhIIo boll, wllh buoli*
Ion, Jli'wiird nl Nnpnnoo hotol.
Ilooiim l-'or ll.Mii, bolli, hot nml -'old
wiilnr. Apply iln Victoria avuiiuo'
For Hiilo— Two woll Hltimfod IoIh In
llio AiH'Ox. Apply h. P. KcKflloln,
I.UHI--A lirooch, lliroo llnhH sol, wll.li
HiiphlroH, Ilotuni to I.otlBor Offlco.
South Al'rla-i.ri script for wilo,—Apply It. il, Marlow, la-i-tl'Iirl'Iffo, Altn,
Wnntoil; l-OHltlon by oxporlonu;<l
Imly hU'iioKiuplior. tiitlnry *alo, Ap,il>
UiIh offlco.
WuiiltKi; A pood IionoKt boy nbout
HI or 17 yenrH of uso to lonrn tho cun*
ilv linslrifSN. Applv to Rot-lion's f'nndy
KIIPllOII.
For flnlo; Two IioiihIioIcI propcrillaiK.
with furnituro. Will noil,,proporty
oil lior jointly or noparatoly. For par
tlculnrs apply Lodger offlco.
For Hiiln; Pon of U, C. llrown ].OK'
liorriH. nlun o*»i?h for hntclilnff, 11, 0.
H. LoKhoriiH nnd Huff Orpln«lons. —
fl .r,fi pir not lint;. Apply T. Kynnston,
Furnif.', '    ,
For Full*: Honrdlwj houso liiminuss
at fnn I (Irook, nformmoilnllon for fifty
tinnrdcrn, koo«I ronsons for rotlrln«.
Full Infor/nntlon, Mm. Taylor, Jloanl-
trti: lionrf, Caal Crack.
ary
Cattle
Co.
All kinds of
ROAST MEATS
Give us a trial
GEO.  BARTON
EMPRESS   TRANSFER
Draying
Furnituro Moving a Specialty
W*mmm*rm*mmmm*mmmm*mmmmmmmm
WOOD OF ALL KINDS
..nm> Orilci'!, with \V, Kony
j^a-Saf^^S*^
A tioiii-jiutc lino of .vanillic') of
Fall Suiting's and
Overcoatings
Worsteds, Serges
and Tweeds
Up-to-date Workmanship
Moderate Prices
"I ' mmmmm*m*mmt»*******m
l C. KENNY
Holiday Gifts for The Ladies
Chatelaines and Hand Bags
What is more appreciative than
a dainty, Chatelaine or Hand
Bag, an article every well-
dressed lady carries. We are
showing a largo variety of these
goods in all styles and prices.
Tho best value ever offered.
Also nice selections of Purses
and Pocket 'Books.
Sporting Goods
Baseball On tilts, Fishing Tackle, Kodak*
"Id   IIH.   II IUI. J..
Everything; to Make an Enjoj-'able Holidaj'-
N. E. Suddaby - Druggist
Agfints for Spalding's Post Cards, Kodaks, Photographic Supplies, Wall
Paper, Toilet Articles, Huyler's Chocolates
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Fernie, B.C.  May •22nd, 1909
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COAL   CREEK
Fropi our own Correspondent
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7 Lillian,'the twelve years old daughter of Peter and Mrs. Finch, was returning from the. stores with parcels
between 9.30 and 10 o'clock Saturday
morning. When crossing the small
bridge which spans the creek lt Is
supposed she was tempted, childlike,
to mount the cross pieces and look over
into the seething torrent beneath. By
becoming dizzy or over reaching herself she fell over Into the water. Luckily Ted Gibson was,close by and getting to tlie spot ho observed her dress
was fastened to something. Before lie
was ablo to reach her she was washed
clear and was being carried down
stream at the mercy of the terrific
rush of water. -Two other men, Jack
Cartnell and Harry Klngmvood, were
now on tho scene and tlio poor girl
was at last rescued In a sorry plight.
She was taken home whero sho received medical and motherly attention.' She
has now quite recovered from the effects of the immersiont-but Is suffering
from a badly sprained „ and *> . bruised
arm? - *
HeV. E: Curry is away at tho coast
■ attending the' Mothodlst conference.' ■-.
■    The  united  service  tomorrow  morn-
J ing will be in the Methodist church. All
are welcome. ,
Bob Nesbitt-with fame as a vocalist
and humorist, and'Mrs. Nesbitt, whose
abilities as a pianist and accompanist,
arc far above the average, ■ left the
"camp.for Seattle on Tuesday morning.
■We hope to hear of them before the
close'of the Yukon Alaska Pacific exposition.
The ice cream social in the Methodist
church on Tuesday evening was-fairly
well attended. The bran-dip was much
enjoyed and the toys which were of all
descriptions,   drawn  out,' pleased-   the
kiddies Immensely.      During the evening  solos  were  sung  by Mr.   Hughes,
indMlsses! Bell, Finch, Alice Rydiard,
,Sally Jones and Maud Tyson,. Miss Lll-
.ly Hall and Miss Maggie Hall recltde,
and Jl-Ussrs.   Mercer and Jenkins  contributed  Items..'   Rev.   J.   H:- Martin
presided and Mrs,"Mercer was accompanist. .
W.-fB.  Phillips, has left Coal Creek,
arid for the present Is staying ln Fernie: •'•.,,
7 Ed. Coughlin returned from the prairie  on  Monday'night; ' bringing' in  *.
 fine lot of horses.      ■..-:■ -    - ■
F. X.. Holl and. J. W. 'Bennett t -.of
Scraiitons are. doing business here this,
week. *' -----   *■-■■".>■'."   ;' •■
Jack Tyson and the wife spent Sunday ; afternoon with 'Mrs.- Fisher *at
French camp. *
ri*.; H; Depewof thoC. N.. P.'**B. Lv
, and P. Co. is in camp this weelt.. :We
understand   the .'\managementJof ,"' the
(Coal company's houses here are under.
' his charge.,   A special  Inspection    of
them might open his eyes In mpre ways
than one. •■ ', ,
J.- D. Trehearne bookedithrough',to
Seattle on Tuesday morning.
Jim Churchill was up from Morrlssoy
on Thursday of last week. Ho went to
Frank from horo,
Mrs. Fred Vant with-her-family has
como In and Joined her,husband,
Don't forget that, Win. McFegan.of
Coal Creek Is" a candidate in the oloctlon for-.vice-president of District'No,
18. '■'' '
Bill Robslnson and the wife, old timers In. the west, went from here to tho
fruit ranch at Portland, Oregon, Monday morning. , Thoy Intend spewllng
a little tlmo In Vancouvor with Barhor
Mooro and wlfo,' lato of Coal Creek,
-potter hoalth to Bill, -
Mrs. Jack*Rlgg presontod Jack with
a tine healthy son and heir von Thursday last wook,      Both  doing  nlcoly.
Jack Shanks took t-'io'cnstbound oh
Sunday night for Montreal, Mrs.
(Shanks and Jack's brother are on tho
way out from tho old coun'lry,, Thoy
aro coming to this district to reside,,
Sam Fisher be'eamo tho fathor of another big son on Thursday ovonlnu.of
last week, Mrs. Flslior and baby con-
tlnuo  going  strong.
Bill Evans returned from his trip on
Friday, '
Jack Palmer camo out of Uio hospital
,on Thursday of last week. . Fortun-
:at«'ly nn operation was wot necosmiry
.••Jn IiIh caHo,
A meeting of tho local took placo In
• the club hall on Friday night, May 14,
-whofi'T. Bigg*, necretary, waH proi-ont,
■W. McFegan of Coal Creek and W. B,
Powell of Coleman wero nominated for
-local cnmlldtituro for tho vlco-prosliloii"
.oy of District 18: on a voto bolng taken
tlio flnil niunert wim [.looted to muml,
Wo iindorHtnn-l  that Powell  haH  boon
.(•looted by lho Colonmn lonal to Rtnnd
for tlio poHltlnn,
.   Wo aro |ilonnoil to oho liml Jim Mao*
fiirlnno Iiiih boon (llnol*iirH*oil from llio
hoHpllul.      Tlo  Iiiih lout  hoiiiu of    IiIh
'ImlUliiuHH nnd liuarH li'iicoii of woiiknc-iH
yi't.
Frank Wemworto wuh through from
Mlplidl  for tlio wook ond,
Nd, Hun*-*}', iiiHitliflr nld timer, looking IuhI wtnAi nml,
Minn Iiiih boon Hrattr-i*.;-!. around the
..oloHiitH UiIh win-It.
fi-irmird Fulroloiigh lint, milt nnd loft
fnr HpnIdiiKi on WedncHdny.
Ai'dltliiiuil men Ituvi1 licen put nn In
llio niln oh UiIh won Ic nnd mnn can iln tin
.jtilttliiK,
Frod Ti-nvcrH BiMiniH to ho undor nn
unlucky tmnn. Aftor n luiitc Hpolloff
, nJi!( a J';,v,| MIUjj J*.■ t.I i-!. i'ljuU-,1 In
wm-lc hint wook, Ho linn now lind In
rot urn to the lionpltnl nnd for the pro-
Mi-Ill lw iletlllnt'd  tlictr.
PllVU niHHlltt WIIH npotli-d III l'*i'I'll lis
on Hnt'ir-lny night milking for MlnliM.
TT,       |„     ., a, a- I I. ,. al     ,|T.,,,|(     Yl,'l     tt'llfllf ll'MMl
■ainni'lidw gut Ht'imriili'il from lilm. If
ll hIioiiIO como your way you am re-
(IUohUmI to opon it nnd »em1 Hnvo tho
lilnok Rhlrt you will find there,
Mr, nnd Mr**, Frank llongard hnvo
left Conl fiiook to tnko up rcHldeticn In
tlio Htntes,    ..
Thi' nt.it cm en I* Mint nro bolng mnriV
nrn nml Di'U rnmp nnout, a mull owing
n MtntMl nmounl for board nro lure
ili'iilcil, If tlm parly rrp.nu llm muiim
nn notion at law for ilanini*,'**. will hint once coinmencod. Tho, truth will
Ut. oxpoiii'd nt the prnjmr time *wl the
proper plaiiri.
•. Thor« In a reMdenco In Conl Crook
which .1-41 lc.»t -mnny of the bokr*)* of
its structure through the.too free use
of the axe by the tenants. , This Is a
mean way of procuring firewood, and
when we reflect that tho man who thus
robs his landlord and employer is a
professing Christian we cannot help
feeling disgusted; 0
.Today Is the seventh anniversary of
that dreadful and calamitous explosion
ln No. 2 mine and. ln,which 1G2 men
were ushered without tho slightest
warning Into "tho Great Unknown.
' Monday noxt Is Victoria day, when
every loyal son of us no matter where
we may bo will pay silent and respectful homugo to tho memory of our late
queen.
' Donald Robertson; flreboss, and his
wife arenow settled in their Coal Creek
residence. '
Mrs. O'Brien, whose life hung in the
balance a short time since is now recovering.
Ed. Parkinson, • French camp, has
been ordered by,, the doctor away from
Coal Creek, for his health's sake.' For
the present he Is staying,with friends
in ■ town, * ,    >■--•■-
Who hid'the .McGlnty handle. Information to Jack, Coal Creek.
Another old timer in the face of'Tom
Harrison was-seen around here Mon;
day. * -
Mrs. Williams left* camp on Wednesday. QShe is off to join Frank who is
now running tlie Banquet saloon -in
Spokane.-'- -    ■
The brick building to serve as a boiler house is going ahead. *
Jim Sinclair and Percy Hesketh paid
us a visit from Michel over Sunday.
.Take yourself a walk to the football
park this evening, and by your presence make our boys put a hustle on
against  Michel.-. -.'   ■  ;
Nlnlan Duncan' and Adam Crulck-
shanks had a pleasant outing for "the
week end. ■ They first t'ok ln , * the
football'match at Fernie, afterwards
going on "to Hosmer in style, returning
here Sunday night. • They say there
Is no .mistaking—Hosmer. is on the*
bum .,.■-„•
.'0 Johnny behind the Deuce landed up
here" with the Sunday evening train,
and'everybod'y "Is asking what's in the
wind. -. •      ,       ,. ,     " ■■
cThe household efects of Arthur .Wood'
were' delivered at his new residence- on
Monday. ." „ ' „' <,,
^Mrs Parkinson, _Erench_rcamp^_was,
safely delivered.of^twins, ,a boy and a-
a girl on Monday morning, and all are
doing well'.' "   "   -■■-.■■
Frank Earp dropped in son the ^.'can't
stop" principle,,on, Monday'.
' Tommy,Ratcllffe took' himself o. tour
around 'Carbonado^,- district • last week
,eVid.and ^was welcomed by many of his
friends. ■  ■' •   •   ■.'
Macpherson's moving pictures in the
club hall on Monday and Tuesday night
were excellent and were deserving of
better patronage.
-Strange faces seemed to confront'one
all around on'Sunday. Most of them
have disappeared again.
Mrs. Tom Jenklnson and her daughter, Miss Martha, were here from Mlchol'vlstlng old friends 'on Monday,
They have lately returned ,frbm a trip
to the old country and' wero looking
hotter for lt.
* Dave. .White continues to make good
progress and his friends continue go'-
ing to tho hospital to,cheer him up.
" Mrs. Tom Arbucklo brought a weo
lnddle Into the world on Tuesday, Reports of progross aro favornblo,
Pdte Moyes, e. newcomes from Flfo-
shlre, Scotland, came Into camp.on Saturday, '
Percy Johns, brother in law to tho
ubiquitous Blly HughOR, waH a, visitor
from Michel on Tuesday,
Woll, Rob, my denr old fellow, whon
you wnnt to go fishing nnd aro too
Impatient to usoa rod, why not' go to
lt right and. fnll Into the cork InRtond
of a tank. Don't you soo you got nothing moro than a soaking, whereas
had It boon.tho creok, you had tho off-
chnngo of grabbing a fish or two,when
you' woro undor noa tli, Boh, wo always
thought you wero a wise guy,
Dootor Huntor Hnld Clood-byo to Conl
Crook on Monday, He In off to Victoria
for a rest nftcr which ho will ndvanco
IiIh prnfoHHlonal studlen, H Is nbout 18
months slnco ho first camo to Conl
Crook, nnd during thnt tlmo ho linn endeared, lilniHolf to tho Inhabitant ho*
olnlly'nn woll tin profoHHlonnlly, Tho
dootor hns not enjoyed tho bout of
lionlth' for Homo time nnd wo hopo tho
chnngo will buck him up.
IIIr HiiccoHHor Ih Dr. Workman, who
oomoH from Now WontmliiKtor A By 1 urn
nl which plnoo ho wns nHHlmant Hupor-
Intcndi'iit,
Mrs, Brown, Mm. Cninoroii, nml
Mm, Kciirnny from HoHinor, cnmo
tlii'iniKli on n Hhnrt vIhU lo Mm. (loorgo
.loliiiHtun nn Muiidny,
Cloorgo FaiHtnr Iiiih rolui'iiod tn this
ciitnp.
l-lyd, Hunt wum uulU'd In tlio holy
IioihIh nf nifili'liminy In Mnry IIihIop on
Hnturdny nfteninrm, II „ wiih cuminon
tall< Hint tlm wt-ilillug wiih lu lm pulloil
jiff Unit dny but nil the boy* reckim-Ml
nil It Inking plncr In 1-Ylliln ill Might.
However iln* bridegroom Hllpiiod r*uh't-
ly In Iiiwii In lln> ii f l !.• ni mm niul brought
tlie Hoy, rimiil bui'l. „wlth bint, After
inniinoiivoi'lnglilin up tlio »)i\n Irnckn
nnd bnck wnyM ho iniidcd lilm nt tlie
linuni> nf Bill HmlHitn wbi'ro the blblf
with  lior  bout   girl,   I'hyllH   I'utterHnii,
uU.'.iH h-JI*.7M(.*. )l..,ltl.-".'-, "■'■'• ii-i*1'*'V.
Bill HnilHon wiih ln'i*t num. Aficr tlu*
cernniiiny tbey proceeded lo Fi-nilc by
lho hI\ triiln nud itt lho Iiuum: nf Jlln
niul MM. Dick tin;}* recdlved tlio cim-
grntulritliin'H  of   (rUndn  nvr  n    good
,,„,.     ,,»     I,,.,      ,,,,,1     ,.|l,„..     ,1r.1lr.'10l. a. X
iiiuhIimiI ovoning followed* Sny Wyil,
whnt nhmit the buys up bore who don't
take ton,
Woll Mnry, you bluffed u» to lho fin-
lull nrllgllt, but we'll even ll|i wllh you
yet.
ImllcntloiiH nro cmpplng up tbnt Conl
Crook In fn bo n olnxeil nhnrx prnjipr.
A wrnngle between Nuino of tlio nonunion mnohlnletH, tbelr forfmnn nnd
the union ufMclnit. over Hie *iu.|i|ihk.'
of (lie five per renl nHHfuxirioiit, linn
reNiiltod In name nf tbene men pullinK
but nltogotlitr. The non urilmi ni'ii
wim ri'innln are prepared to lio let out
n» soon nn' union 'mon nre found to fill
ttnir pint*-'*.
..The. passengers on one'of; the coaches
of the last train-from town on Sunday
night were greatly alarmed by a sudden and very loud noise like the breaking of glass. The train was near to
French' camp at the time and investigation had been made- and'lald bare the
fact that some missile rnust.have been
thrown with considerable force at the
train,-one of the windows'being completely smashed. " Some of those on
the-train are strongly of the opinion
that whatever struck the window came
from a gun .'.This, conviction is based
on the loud report which was heard,
all through the coach. We regret to
say no clue to the perpetrator has been
obtained up .to now*.
Are your children attending Sunday
school? If not-the. Presbyterian Sunday school extends them a hearty Invitation Sunday afternoon at 2.30.
Quito a bunch of newcomers and old
timers came in on Thursday.
Our old friend Riley Is out ot hospital again but those horrid rheumatics
compel lilm to carry his crutches still,
Por first class board, clean bedB and
sociable company go to Skllllng's —
Best In tho Creek. Union Cook.
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mind but there's'no cure
head. <
. There will be big. crowds in Elko
May 24th, and the Elkoites are looking
for big crowds from Fernie, Michel1 arid
Hosmer. Better come down and look
over-*thc buildjng sites ' and the ten
acre fruit farms one mile, west of the
town. "   .
Cummlngs and Pettlt of Cranbrook
were visiting the garden spot of the
southeast Kootenay' this week.
The Elko Livery stables have added
four new driving rigs to cope with the
increased business.
■ Constable Gook bf Elko was down to
Gateway this week.
■ Good breeding shows itself most,
where to an ordinary eye it appears
least.
Miss Amelia Sonf of a Gun," Dayton
Creek, Montana, was in Elko this week
with a big consignment of Indian bead
work.    - '„       "   #     ',      .
Miss Genevieve No-eat-Dog of Kalis-
pell ' is vlBiting her married sister, at
Tobacco Plains, Mrs. Sings Like a ark,
the only living rival of the,'.-famous
Adeline. Pattl. ■' ' ,  ''
Pork took a drop in Elko last week.
■People visiting. Cranbrook should be
careful and not bet on a sure thing.
Johnson the safe, man .was ln town
-this—week^do!ng-a<.s6f8-vl3uslness-i
Jim* Corntossel, the hero of cobless
corn of Tobacco ■ Plains, was .in Elko
this  week.    '  '  -, ^ .  ' - •
The editor of the Cripple Creek Crui
sher was ln Elko this week looking for
a location". After inspecting the Elko
Bladder plant he-went down to Baynes
Lake.
Fred, Hammond, who cultivates, cucumbers on strawberry flats caught a
nin pound Char Tuesday. 'The, Sure
Kill hook costs 5c at Fred Roo's, who
sells fishing- tackle that catches the
fish.
A good name Is better to be chosen
than great riches', '"says the Divine
Book, and when Providence has entrusted us with such a precious gift wi
should endeavor to keep It clean and
unsmlrched.      ...       i, •;
You had better Join tch Cream De La
Skin and come down to Elko for the
24th.
Holy Jerusalcmskl from Lubesteir
Flats, Fernie, was In town,this week,
peddling shirt waists nnd pearl buttons. ... **
Fred Brown of Portage la Prairie,
Man., and one of the best in his line,
was in Elko vlBiting old .Manitoba
friends.
Mr. Hunter, manager for the J. Y.
Griffin Co.,' Edmonton, was ln Elko
this week shaking bands with old
friends, a Wo found Mr. Hunter when
he was ■ travelling for this firm the
most Interesting soap greese peddler on
the road; he sure knows how to -dip
the tallow. ' *
Forbes of Calgary was ln town and
was telling somo hair raising stories
of Mexico and ghost stories ofthe old
missions in California tbis week. Forbes sells Yeast Gems for a Calgary
house.
. Elko real estate agents report good
business, We don't see why they should
report otherwise; the greatest ' land
snap ln the Kootenay Is around Elko
and Tobacco Plains.
- De Long of the Plunkett and Savage
Co., Fernie, was in Elko tills week With
a pine apple elder .look and,a step like
a turkey on a barb wire fence.. He is
advancing at a rapid rate ln tho Ananias club and is studying hard for
his B. S. degree..   ,. ' ,
There are two kinds'of information:
One to which everybody's .entitled and
that taugnt in school; and one which
nobody ought to know except yourself
and that Is what you think of "Ben
Wright."   ■ ===b-    .   - .
Is probably the most popular citizen
in, Cranbrook and the fact fo his having to be absent for six months is a
subject of regret'to his many friends.
Among those present were Judge Wilson, W. R. Ross K.C., M. P. P., df
Fernie, and a large number of old
timers. .
NOTICE
The following are expelled from the
Middlesboro local union and secretaries are warned against them: Bruce R
Warden, mine supt., David Gray, fire
boss, J. Reid, accountant, Thomas
Smith, miner, W. Smith, miner, so called union miners at that, who are now
expelled from Middlesboro local union
for breach of faith, etc., just landed
from the old country, are the names
of the five men summoned on thc
charge of housebreaking at Middlesboro.
FRED ROO
ROOSVILLE
B. C.
General Merchant
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♦ Keep away from Nicola as ♦
♦ there are too many men there ♦
■*•*► now, and the market is over- ♦
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C. P; R. TIME TABLE
"   Arrive Fernie
No:     8 Eastbound Flyer .'....'. 20.20
No.     8 Westbound Flyer  10.37
No. 214 Eastbound Regular  18.25
No. 213 Westbound Regular .. 9.46
No. 236 Eastbound Local ..... 9.00
No. 235 Westbound Local  .... 19.58
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G. N. TIME TABLE
NO. 252
No. 251
10.55              '   FERNIE
1.35
11.13                 HOSMER
1.10
11.25  .        ,        OLSON
1.02
11.50                  MICHEL
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An American.captain has rowed, from
Buffalo to Detroit in-.a boat made of
newspapers, says the Buffalo Times.
The amount of gas always found in
the American pres* no vdoubt kopt kirn
afloat. -7 :• ■ -A*; • *..<. -y
.-Miss Mollle Weasel Tail gave an informal tea last Sunday.and entertained
Snake ln the Grass, Afraid of His Horse
Lone Bear, Whistles Like the Wind,
Shooting Sun and their ladles.
' A man Is always willing to lond you
$5 when  he hasn't got  it.
It pays to advertise in a good paper
and one-that reaches tho mass.es. Wo
received an order last week from tin-
east for a mountain . lions, 2 tynx, a
grizzlies, and four knockers for, big
drum corps. They had seen our add In
this groat papor. Tho order goes forward this week all but tho knockers—
thoy'ro afraid thoy'd starve to death If
they loft Elko.
Thousands of Immigrants aro leaving
tho British Isles for Canada and some
of them will no doubt find homes on
the rich land around .Elko and To-
bocca Plains,
H. RIchardBon and George Forbes,
tho South Fork trappers'were In Elko
this wook.
A good Sunday tonlo in a Cooklebur
Juice cocktull.
Wo havo been nskod for newn Items
of Elko by Hovoral papers lnnt wook,
This paper, tho biggest nnd nownloBt In
the Pnon, costR but ono dollar a yoar
nnd Ruhscrlbors can nhvnys dopond on
tho Elko Notes bolng reliable nnd nb-
nolut*ly froo from hot nlr, !|!!!!!lll!!l!!!!
Wo hnvo the goodn and tho crowds are
coming this way, Wo nro horo bocauso
wo nre horo.
Tf you wlnh to moot your frlondH on
the 24tli of Mny—-oomo to Elko.
'.B'luto your pnrdnnrs, lot hor go
Rnlnnrn  nil  nnd  dn-no-rtn,
Swing your HwoethoartH, run nwny,
Right and left nnd gonts Rdrdmy
nnck to partner, turn nnd nwlng
Thal'B  right  follcn,  now  thnt'n    tlio
thing..
Horo thoy nre boys, now don't be Hhy
Kwing your part nor. nnd hwIiik   lu'i'
high,
PrninnieTH nro ntlll pouring Into1 F,l»
Ito nnd Homo of thom would put n crimp
In n. blind mm.
MIhh Hotly Holn In hor mocking wns
In town tlil« week from Sourdough
FIiiIm. Her flguro Ih llko ii mortmtlil,
nnd lior dotted pink enllcn gown »nt on
her HUe n Gronlnii inbn.
Four Lung .Tlin wax In I-lllio UiIh
week- from Fernio,
Uneln Toin'H (Jnldn On, In (mining If
Willi (i li d 1'1'cil I too linn lu-i'li rriiutHtrd
to  Interview  llm bloodlinumln,
Mr. Tnylor of (lie CnnndliiH Hunk of
CmniiiiTce ri'tiirniul t» Ferule Monday
lifter Hpi'liillnn* ten dli.VH lit ItunHVllle,
tlin big red tipple couthrv. Mr. Tnylor
Killncil fifteen pnutiilN and it (-imiplc*-
lon MI'p llm minuet lilit**!t en ll imiw*
bntill.
."*.*.. „-iii,ti, ..'.'.". .It, ...•*.". •'.-. .'.'■ „.
thn Fin Hick, renervc looking iih If |o-
lind n I iu nl en on hin mind nn big mi n
liny Htiifk, which innde Mm louk homely enough to keep'lilm uwnlto nlul.tk.
Quito n'number of vlnlloni nre In F,l-
J. . l     *■!..,.    .■  .. ii .   *-  1 1     *•
tlio town nnd noiitlt. The From investment romiinriy hnve n big jirnnif .or men
building a ditch for Irrigation on the
10 ncrn blnckH went ut thc town.
Ax Ilnndln Harry, the chnmplmt rnll
npllltf-r ■ of Tloodvlllc, wnn In town
thi* wcok nuffKrlng from a eevere nt-
tnelt nt Innflinchr* nnd hi* h«*n*l flfd up
like n pumpkin In n fefilM-r l»)l«|*i',
tn-klni*** tho C P, H. iocnl for Frrnl-v
Iln** Iinrber enw hf hnd n Imrt rn»*t» nnd
Hiked Harry tf l**> would tnke gm-, and
Hnrry replied Hint, lit* would tnke ven,
(*l*clrlc Hglit or « tnllow candle *<•
long ■* hi* wee quick.
Tlio Ignorance of tlio Inwnr clnnm-n Id
bcrr-rnlnsr *.»rmln*f.--WMi*-i*--r.
Prof. H. French bf the State university of :Moscow,*' Idaho,' arrived in
Baynes on Tuesday night- to, view the
Kootenay tracts.;.- He' has interests in
the Kootenay River-Land.-company and
Is delighted1.with_the'\quality and the
possibilities of the:Kootonia tracts.. His
opinlon-ls-valued-niost--hlghly_a8~pfoof
of the value of the land' as Professor
French has filled the;'chair .as director Agriculture" in the'.State,-University
of Idaho, for a number^ot years. . He
has shown his faith by-'a purchase, of
land from the Kootenay River Land
Company. ' '' ' ".'    -■■■■■■■.
.. Parker Rantz of 'Kalispel, ^Montana,
passed through Baynes on1his way to
Alberta. .
Richard Sewelli the driver yfor Baker
Lumber company had the misfortune
of breaking a.-leg Saturday night, Dr.
Saunders attended him and ho is doing
vory well..
Mr. Blaine, the tailor-was'a caller'In
Baynes and. Waldo pri Monday taking
orders for spring clothes.'
Mrs. P, Backs drove .to Elko. , on
Tuesday' to  transact business,
Mr. Frod Adolph loft on Tuesday for
the pralrlo on mill business.
Mr,'and Mrs, Walter1. Robertson, o'f
Woldo took dinner, wltl(; Mr. nnd Mrn.
David "Hart of Baynes"on WednoH-
day, i
* Mrs, W. A. Barter and Bon of Spokano arrived In Baynes bn Wednesday to spojid tho summer.
, Mr. W. H. Grlffth oxpocts to drive
to Cranbrook'tho last of tho week and
while there will tnko In the races.
Mrs. Qulpel of Jlovelatoko cnmo up
to Baynes., to upend tlio i)immor with
her daughter, Mrs. Joe Clemens,
Mrs. J', D, Aye drove to Wnldo with
Mrs, Morrow on .Sunday to, tnko In
tho hall gnmo on tlie'Unkor flatn.
Mr. Juntos Muir of Wnldo wiih a business caller nt tho Kootonia NurHerlen
on Monday,
. Prof. French Htated to lho Writer
tlmt ho hnd novor neon a bettor result
(rom soedH thnn Ih nhown in the germination at tlio Kootonia Nui'hov-
Ioh,
Mm, Wnltor RobcrtHon of Wnldo cnl-
afternoon.
lod on Mrs.  J,  D.  Aye on Wednesday
O.   W.   Snyder  of Clnllowny  wa»    n
buHlnoHH caller on  I).  W,   Hnrt  Wed-
noHday.
Indian Robes and Bead Work
Souvenirs of The Great West
and   Indian  Curios
-r-—AND  ,    .
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Real Estate That Grows
Big Red Apples
The Nearest Fruit and Farm Lands to the
Crows Nest Pass Mines,
See Elko,  Roosville and
Tobacco Plains
AND
a
' "Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow''
ROOSVILLE
B.C.,
ELKO
B. C.,
TENDER
Sealed tenders, addressed to the undersigned and endorsed "Tender .for
stock in trade of H.'' M.,Terry" will
be, received at the office of.the undersigned in the Crows Nest Trading Co.
building, Fernie, B. C. up to 6 p.m.
May 28th, 1909, for the. stock in trade
of Harry M. Terry, lately carrying on
business as a second hand dealer at
Penile, B. C, which stock in trade
may be seen upon application to F. G.
White,;Ales.. Back Block, at Fernie
aforesaid.    . .*
—*;"Each" tender-muBt^be-accompanied"
by an accepted cheque of any chartered bank made payable to the order of
the undersigned, equal to ten per cent
of the amount of the tender which will
be forfeited. If the. person, tendering
decline to enter into a contract for sale
when called upon to do so or if he fail
to complete the said, contract. If-the
tender be not accepted the cheque will
be returned. The lowest or any tender
not necessarily accepted.
(Sgd."       LAWE & FISHER
Solicitors for Assignees
NOTICI!!
I   Sixty days after dato I, the  undersigned, Intend to apply to the Chief of
Provincial Polico for a' renewal, of my
hotol license, at Gateway, B. C.
Dated this lst day of May 1009.
SIMON  DRAGON
Gateway B.C.   5t
FAREWELL  TO   DR.   KING
COPYING
Done Right
Your spociflcatlons, Hojiorts or
important cmTecnnn-l.-iii-u will
bo tyi'i*wi,itt<iii in nn oxport
innmu-T by       ,,
n. E.  LoPard, Pernio
Phono lilm nt No, IM
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MRS. TODD
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FOR SALE NOW
Rhubarb Roots
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Also Cabbage and Cauliflower    ♦
Plants and Flowers for
planting Out
John McLachlan   *
West Fertile Greenhouse        ▼
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20 ACRES
FOR SALE
CRANimOOIC, Mny 18—Tho frlondB
of Dr, J. H, KInK, M. P. 1>, nave
lilm it Hinokoi* tlilct ovoiiIiik oii Uio ovo
of liln doimrtiiro for London, KriKliind,
nnd Horlln, whoro ho Ih to tnlto a Hpo*
clnl courso In Hiiwiy.     Tlio doctor **>-*
20 hci'oh (if mood lund for
wile covered with Ocdnr mul
Tannin.''. CltiHi« In. $'.*, pi»i*
ii'irn,    Apply
Ledger Office
2l*2l»
FERNIE
CONSTRUCTION CO.
li0™™! *_ BU,LDEJLS
UiinIiichn   HlockH,   ("htirehoH
, H(-.i(ioI.i, ami heiivy. work ,x
hpednlty
P.O. BOX 153 FERNIE B.C.
.\l.*i>iit>* fnr Kcliiioiiton I'rc-'int Ili.rk
mul   IIiiihI   Point   Cnminon   nml
Pl'd-miiil    lll'lrl;.        l-MllimtcK    fill-
nlxlicd frcn
Fernie Opera House
G. L, TASCHERAU, MANAGER'
UP TO DATE
Moving
Picture
Show
DEAL HERE
ITStOYOUR
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Making Profit
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THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE,    B. C-.MAY 22, 1909
WEST NOT
EXCLUDED
From Earthquake Disturbances—Thorough
Quake Felt, in Many Cities
on the-Prairie
WINNIPEG, .May 17—That it was
safe ' from earthquakes had been the
fixed idea of the Canadian prairie west
' until Saturday "evening last when seismic disturbances   were   recorded   of
, practically over 1000 square miles of
territory from the foot of lake Winnipeg in the east to Southern1 Alberta,
lying under the shadow of the Rockies,
and running from the heart of the
state of Montana as far north as telegraphic wires have been carried. The
, shocks appear to have been most severe along the main line of the C. P.
R. between Brandon and Medicino Hat
but- without recording instruments to
rely upon, the comparative severity is
at best, but guess work, and the noteworthy feature Is that the larger centres report the worst disturbances, ap-
■ parcn'lly because they were felt worse
in high buildings.
In Brandon temporary damage was
done to the lighting plant and the
same occurred at Wolseley where ihe
well of the lighting plant caved in just
before the shock, plunging tlie town
iu darkness. At Grenfell the shock
was so severe that horses .travelling
on the road had difficulty in keeping
their feet.
In Winnipeg, at Saskatoon, at Regina, Moose Jaw, Medicine Hat and
other places the peoplo rushed wildly
out of their houses expecting worse to
follow, and if is reported that several
people fully expected that the end of
the world had come.
Curious, too, it is reported from Regina that the buildings most shaken
there were the best, built of steel and
concreted while older buildings   with
perhaps more give and take, withstood
the shock. Farmers near Medicine
Hat thought the quake was due to the
fearful explosion of gun cotton stored
there, while in several cases rumbling
as of thunder was reported to have
immediately preceded the shocks, generally lasting twenty seconds, from
two to four in number at 22.17 central
time, though one locality reports u
final shock as having-occurred about
midnight. "*
It is not too much to say that tho
event has astounded the west. Nothing else ,1s talkod about. Prof. Allen
of Manitoba university encourages* the
belief that it has never happened before and may never happen again.
Further reports as to the earthquake
which occurred in the west Saturday
night confirm the impression that '.he
disturbance was confined to the southern part of the prairie country.
Nothing was felt at Vancouver and
at no point on the coast, Calgary .being the farthest west of any point to
feel the jolt, and there only the faint-
0
est trSmor was perceptible. At the
eastern end the disturbance did not
spread beyond Winnipeg..
Southerly it extended into Minnesota
and northerly to Prince Albert, but
at both of these exteremes the shock
was slight.,,
Moose Jaw and Regina were the
centres of the disturbance.
No damage was done anywhere. A
second has evidently occurred through
some parts of the country early.th-3 following morning. The shock was felt
in Montana and'was recorded on the
instruments at Toronto.
\
CHARGES OF
BETRAYAL
In the Postal~CiefK's~Re:
cent Strike-Fighting
. A Lone Battle
A   GREAT   FAIR
REVOLUTIONARIES FAIL
The "Help that Failed" a
Stunning Blow to
The Postmen
PARIS.May IS—Tho efforts of ,the
revolutionary Inbo** lenders to bring
about a general striko "of affiliated
unions In support of the postal.employoos had not tip to midnight hnd
any widespread results. Tho federal
commlttoo of Ihe federation ot labor
held a mooting to consider a proposition of tho militant lenders lo find, a
day for a general striko and this exclt-
od furiouR discussion.
Tlie commltteo at tho general fed*
oration of labor today adoptod a com*
promlso nil It tide. It decided to ask the
postmen to rclurn to work on Ilia ns-
miriinee tlmt tlio gonornl foderntlon of
labor would begin the organization of
a scries of nimilfustnllons In different
branches of Industry to emphnslzo tlio
general clnlniH of tho entire working
class,
The dally meetings of the state postmen tiro now illKfontlnuud, SponUors
nt. these meetings duclarod today that.
Mi'.i.v hud hoi'ii licli'iiyod by (lie prolan*-
ailitt uigiiuli'.iillcin, but that they refrained from I'lilHlng tho whito flag in
tlie hope tlmt the general federntlon
of labor would now doiilim* u gononil
strike.
The rcformlHlH are opposed to the
i-evnliitlotiiiry mtmilii'i'H nml they contend that Hie llnu' wim not ripe for llio
pi'oleliiiliil to attempt it concorled act-
Ion, Ah a ('oiiHefitionco no dalo wiih
Kei, mid only Un.' building initio*-!, enr*
penlers nnd i|I*wi*h unlnim wero ordered io Ktrlldi tomorrow,
M. l'niil. lender of thu oloclrk'IniiH,
declared that It Is conHtderi'd doubtful
ll ninny will olioy the onion, ot tlm
lendcm,
8UICIDED AT PRINCE ALDERT
I'UINCB AI.IHMT~H'*-Hk. .May 1S--.I.
('urrv, n you iik man who Iuih been a
gncHt a', n I'rliKu Albert houd, turn-
mined rtuia'.'le -a.i.uiuu) .it.t-11'u.-i.. .'*•.'</
motive win*, iiio-ft-ned. Ktryc-hiilnu wut
foiimJ Ii. D.i- room.
MINER KILLED IN 8NOWBHOE
SEATTLE, Wash. May 20—Probably
the most notable characteristic of.the
Pay Streak of the Alaska Yukon Pacific exposition is the unusual number of
"shows' which have high educational
value. '
.- As a usual thing the-amu'sement way
of an exposition is ■ all straight fun,
--Some._of^it_at^ii-ues_gf-J!Ul§§ti*'"*nable.
character, but at Seattle it is a different proposition. Absolute cleanliness
has been insisted upon and the directors have accepted attractions of only
the highest, class.
i At- the St. Louis Exposition the
Battle of. the Monitor and the Merrimack took the gold medal for excellence ovor all other amusement features exhibited on the Pike. It was
more intensely interesting, of a higher educational value and more ingenious Xrora a mechanical standpoint
than any other shown.
It Is reproduced with the same caro
on tho Pay Streak and Emmet McCon-
nell, probably the best known showman In America, thc owner of the attraction, Is porso*jnlly supervising Its
Installation, which will cost In all
$2-10,000.    °
The hnttlo Is a faithful reproduction
ofthe fnmous civil war action whleh
saved tho union at one of,tho most
critical junctures. Not only nro tho
two war boats seen In action, but every movo and overy cannon shot Is
historically correct.
The Uattle of Gettysburg, another of
McConnell's big cycloramn, Is shown
In a Hopnnrto building, and ranks noxt
fo tho .Monitor and Merrimack in excitement and Interest,
Captain Bnbor's trlbo of Slhorlnn
Eskimo, In thoir village nt tho head of
the* Pay Streak will nlso provo a big
attraction lo those Inclined to look
for tlio sorioim nnd Instructive side of
tho exposition as well ah thoso Rooking
only fun.
Tho Igorotto vlllngo Is Anothor ertti*
entlonnl feature, ah woll ah one cram*
mod full of Amusement, Tho Igor-
ottes are government, wards but. Undo Snm permllH thorn to ho shown tho
world over for thy purpose of otlucnt*
Ing the public to n propel* conception
of tho llillo brown brother of tho Phil*
HpIiiph, nnd IiIh wonderful cnpttclty for
civilization nnd for ndvnnccmont ln nil
linen,
Tha IgorottecH hnvo built overy detail of their very liugo vlllngo nnd
tlioy tire seen living on llio fnlr
••rounds JiihI ua onco they lived In
Hond)*:!',
Dixie Land, u true hoii thorn Hpectii*
clu, Ih n reproduction of plnntntlon life
beforo the wrtr. It. hIiowh tlio old
tlmo nilnstrelH nnd overy font tiro of
lho hrippy life tho dnrky lived beforo
tlin iroiibleH cnmo tlmt ant. hi in trot).
Tho TurltlHli vlllngo nnd HtreotH of
Cairo, nro sprend upon a moro elnhor-
tile nnd flnlHlu'd scnlo thnn nt nny
other world'tt fnlr. Thoro nro IM
people c-mptoyed lu dollrientlng tho lifo
nf tlm Orlnti( ntul tlir>re nre linrdii of
icnmtdH nnd olophnnlH for tho young-
Hlorrt to ridti upon,
Wltli a half dozen other nttiactlor.s
of ns much «*l»«*. th* n>xp«Bl»Ion mnn-
.-iKomi'iit brUorcH thnt from tho purely
edticntlonnl standpoint, It hnn Kalhered
Continued close seasons-Columbian
or Coast deer, duck of all kinds and
Snipe, grouse of all kinds, Prairie Chicken, Ptarmigan, pheasants, quail,
Geese of 'all kinds,' Black Game, Cap-'
ercailzie, Partridges,
Birds living on noxious insects,- Robin, Gull, Chaffinch, Blackbird, (English) Thrush, Linnet, Skylark, Swati,
eggs of protected birds—Continued
close season, ''
Beaver'(until lst of August'1911).
Cow or calf Caribou, Moose, Elk, or
Wapiti; Deer (fawn) Mountain Sheep
(ewe or. lamb.) Closed season.   .;
Bittern, Heon, Plover, Mea'dow Lark'
—Open Season' January, February,
September," October, November, December,      y   . "* ~
Moose, (bull),' Caribou, (bull) Elk or
Wapiti (bull) Hare. A close season
Is declared by Order of Council in
certain districts;- Open season September, October, November, December.
Deer, (other than Coast or-Columbian), Mountain Goat—Open season":—
September, October, November and
part of December.
Mountain - sheep rams. A close season is declared by order in council in
certain districts.—Open season, Sep-
teznber, October and first half of November'.
' ' Bear—Open season: all year '"with
exception" of lattei*- half of July, and
the month of August.
Land Otter, Marten: Open season :'
January,-February, March, November
and December. ,
North of"the 55th parallel only|.-—
Duck, grouse, ptarmigan: Closed season: April, May, June, July, and to
middle of August.*
Memo: Lieutenant Governor in council has power (by proclamation in-two
successive issues of Gazette) to declare a close season 'for any animals
"or birds mentioned in Game Act in any
portion of the province for any per-
a f .
iod. ' He has also power, by ' like,
proclamation, to remove .prohibition
of killing.Pheasants, Quail,. Partridges;
Grouse, Prairie'Chicken, Ptarmigan,
Duck of all kinds, Snipe, .Geese of all
kinds, Black Game, Capercailzie, Columbian or Coast Deer.
Bag  Limit for one  Season
Illegal to kill more than:
3 bull caribou
■ 5 deer",   '  „    *•*• '   -
21 elk or wapiti
2 moose, (or 1 in county of Kootenay)                      '    ."    '   ,
"■~5~to_3-mountain-gQat—~--— »
3 to 2 mountain sheep of any ■ one
sunken punts, for taking wild duck or
geese in non tidal waters.   .-  .   .'    %
To expose for- sale any deer, mountain sheep; goat, elk; moore or caribou
without head on. -*.     •
To expose any game' bird >for sale
without its plumage on.   .
.To sell or expose for sale any'game
birds or animals during the close season.   - ' . ' '   '
To keep game in cold storage at any
time. .->'.':"■'"
To trespass or.permit dogs to'enter.
on "enclosed lands.
To export from province and deer,
alive or dead, the hide or any other
portion thereof,' except* under license
granted to non-resident. .-,'
To' kill, take, trap or attempt to kill,
take' or trap beaver, or sell, barter, or
have' in possession untanned pelts of
beaver' at any time during the period
of six years from the lst of August,
1905.   '■'■..,
To take any trout under' six inches
in length'.    '■'■."
A close, season has been declared by
Order in Council for the-following animals in the districts named:
Mountain Sheep:—All that portion
of the province to the south of the
Canadian Pacific Railway from the
Coast as far east, as the Coulmbia river, from Revelstoke to the International boundary.'
Wapiti (or Elk) in East Kootenay. •'
, Game reserves have been made, one*
situated between the Elk and White
Rivers, in East Kootenay; the other
on the North Fork of Bridge River,
Lilliiet district.
.   '"Victoria Harbor     ^
Illegal to shoot or discharge a firearm within the harbor to the north of
a line drawn from Shoal Point to Work
Point or in, Victoria Arm ' between
Point Ellice Bridge and the north side
of the Gorge bridge.
Vancouver Harbor.
-Illegal to shoot or discharge a firearm in that part of- harbor to ', the
south of a line drawn easterly from
Brockton point to the south east corner of District lot 274 (North Vancou
ver) and to the west of a line drawn
southerly from the said south"' east
corner of District Lot. 274 to the
north east corner of District Lot 184
on the south side of .said habor. ,
'- Illegal to take bears by means "of-
traps south of the main-line of the
C. P. R.*   , >.
Canadian Pacific Ry.
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The Orient .7
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New Zealand
Are you contemplating a trip to
CALIFORNIA
Or any Pacific Coast Point?
Or is it a trip to
Winnipeg
St. Paul
Chicago
Detroit '
' i,
Toronto
Montreal
Boston
New York
Or any European point thought of.
The line is equipped with unexcelled first class cloaches, tourist and
standard sleepers, and dining cars,
coupled with safety, speed and comfort. .    '  .
For folders «apd complete information apply to R. R.eadlng, Agent, Fernie.
'        J. E. Proctor,
Districc.PasHeiigei" Agt
Calgary, Alta.
DR. WRIGLESWORTH.  D. D. S.   ;
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MEET IN NELSON
, VANCOUVER, May 19—The Methodist conference by a unanimous vote
accepted an invitation to' hold' its next
session in Nelson. The invitation was
presented by J. A. Irving.   • ,
XOTICE
PHOBNIX. May 20-~Jnmf.fi Harriet, a
minor, wuh ItiHtnnily klllml nt tho
flnownhoe mini' horo yoatprdny. Ho
was working In nn opi-n rut wh«*n
somo lnoHo earth or rock fell, crush*
Inp him ftliotif fho he-nd rind nrmt*.
Dccfatcd hnd boen worklnK In ll|»
honnd.'iry fnr rnnnv yt'ttm urtd wnx nt
on** Dtitu pit'ildcM ol the Phoenix
mlnrTK union.
Ito was about 38 yeert ot age nnd
unmarrir-d.
Ull phi-nt*. rf-tide in Montreal and
hi* tifrt*r I* ii prominent l»>mhi*r mcr*
cbtnt th-ar*.
"■a •J**-.'        |»4»'a> U   *       *  h-» • fc> J'* * I Kl>.     I.7-'
er exhibited nt any'cxpat-.Uoii,
I'm i*   r,y
OAO ATTACK OF DYSENTRY CUn*
ED
"An honored citizen of this town wna
•uifferln**** from n aerero attack of dy«-
entry. Ilo told n "(rlond If ho could
obtain a bottle of Chamberlain* Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea IliMiuuly hu
folt confident ot, being cured, he hav*
ItiE ui.**d tbla remedy In tho woit. He
wna fold that I kept It In stock and
lost no time in obtaining* II. and waa
pw-aj.-ib vwtiA," «*•» M. J. l>afh.
drtittelet of Woleott. Vt. For aale by
all druggists.
species, or 1 in county of   Kootenay.
250 duck or snipe.     '"'  '
Sale of Game - .
•   Heron and Plover,   lst   September
to last day of February.
Moose (bull)'hare, 1st Oct, to 31st
December,
Mountain sheep, ram,' lst Oct. to
Nov. 15.      .
Mountain goat, lst October to- 15th
December.
Deer (buck only, expect species that
arc known as Columbian    or 'Coast)
September lst to November 15th. On
Vancouver island and Islands adjacent
thereto, unlawful at any time to sell
any nnimals, young or old, buck or doe.
of the species Black tailed deer,  ■
Penalties
Gonornl ponalty for each offence:—
Fine not exceeding $100 or 30 days
Imprisonment, or both fine  and Imprisonment.
For shooting moose, wapiti, (Elk),
Caribou, Mountain Sheep, Mountain
Goats out. of Renson, or in excess *'Of
•number nllowod by this act, not less
than $250 or moro thnn $500.
For shooting any Rpocles of door out
of season, or In oxcoss of number nllowod by this act not loss than $25 or
more thnn $100.
For Inking trout out of sonson— A
flno not, exceeding $50.
,   For Inking trout by illegal iIovIcob,
n flno not oxooedlng $250,
Arrest, Search, Etc.
Any constable ponco officer or nny
gnmo wnrdon enn iin'ost. without war*
rnnt any porson found committing nn
offoncu ngulnst. the Game Act, nnd
has powor to soarch persons, vobroIb
nud convoynticefl, ntitl sliops whoro tlio
gnmo Ih UHiinlly oxposod for snlu, or
HtorehoiiHOH, wnrohouBOH, rostaurnntH,
hoi'.'In or out Ing Iioiibor.
Illegal at any time-
To export gnmo birds or nnlmnlr. In
their rnw ntnio, or nny portion or purl
of Hiimo, oxcopt boar, nmrlon nnd land
otter nnd nnlmnls or birds killed under
llconno grnnted to .loivroflldont.
To kill or tnko lirnirii. I'lrdu or mil*
mnls of nny kind Imported for nocllm*
ntlxntlon purpose**.
To hunt door with do*;*i. To kill deor
for hldeH nlono.
To trnp, not, annro or lnko by moans
of kIiib, halted linos, ilruggcil bait or
ol'..-v f'-.*i*ri<,'i"','»n driv hlrdfi montlon*
r>d In tho not, or to att-irnfit to do ao.
To nttompt to tnko trout, hy ualng
any explosive, poison, not, aclno, drng
net, or other dovlco, other than hook
and lino, (In lftkos ot 50 square miles
or nvr-r net*, ficlno or draft, nro allowed.
To uao salmon roe na bait for taking
trout.
To buy or soil, or offer to buy or aoll
henda of mountain ahoop, elk or wnpltl
Moouo, Cralbou or tho tcoth of wnpltl
or oik,
To sell grouao, ducka, pheasants,
prnlrlo chicken, ptarn.l«aiv, w.xi*xi, Columbian or coas| deer, quail, partridges.
To kilt any game birds or nnlmnls
botwoon one hour after sunset and one
hour before aunrfie.
To um UklUtUa, iwtVa.1 Runs     or
NOTICE Is hereby given that thirty
(30) days after date I intend to apply
to the Hon. Chief - Commissioner of
Lands and Works for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following described lands situated in S.
B. Kootenay, British Columbia, Block
4593, ' V ,    ^
Commencing' at- a post planted at or
near ono mile 'east of the*present C. P.
R, survey line of 33 mile post and being
the south east, corner of Charles Vau-
glian's claim;
Thence running north SO chains;
Thence running west 80 chains;
Thence running south SO chains;
Thence running east 80 chains
to a point of commencement, ■ making
0-10 acres moro or less. •' ,
Located this 24th day of April, 1909.
J. LIVINGSTONE, Agent
CHAS. VAUGHAN,  Locator.
Witness:-Nat Babcock.
Commencing at a post planted at or
noar one mile east of .the present C. P.
U. survey line at 31 mile post and being the  north  wost  corner  of S.   II
Jackson's claim No, 2;
Thenco running east 80 chains
Thonce running south 80 chains;
Thenco running west 80 chains;
Thenco running north 80 ohalns;
to a point of eommoncomont,    making
040 acres more or less.
Located this 24th day of April, 1909.
'   .T, LIVINGSTON'**-}, Agent
S. It. JACKSON,    Locator,
Witness; Nat Jlabcock,
Commencing nt a post, planted at, or
near ono milo east of tho present C. I',
11, survey lino nt 31 milo post and he-
Ing the north cast corner of John Livingstone claim:
Thonco running west 80 chains;
Thonco running south SO ohalns;
Thence running oast'80 chains
Thonco running north SO chains;
to a point of eommoncomont,   making
(1-10 acres moro .or !csn.
Located this sMth day of April, 1909,
J, LIVINGHTONI3, Agont
JOHN  LIVINGSTON,  Locator.
WllnosH: Nat. Habcock
Commencing at a post planted at nr
near ono tulle east of tlio present C. I-*.
U, mirvoy line m 34 mile post and bolng
tlio north onst cornor of A, II, I.ullnck
olnlmi , . da   i   i
Thonoo running west ftp chains;
Thonco running south 80 chains;
Thenco running oaHt 80 chnlni*
Tlif-nt--.* rimiiliig ii'irili 80 clmlnu;
to a point, of cninniDiiciuuunt,   waking
il'fl nm'i'H more or Io^h.
Located thin 24th day of April, 11)09.
,1, LIVINGSTON''., Agent
A. H,  HULLOCIC, Locator
Witness: Nut Unhcnck
Commencing fit tt P'.Ht plnntod at or
nenr throo inil<in oust uf tho present G,
r. II. survey lino ni 20 nttlo post, nnd
being I ho Himth mint cornor of Allen
HtH'lwcl.'H clnlm; . „A   ,   ,
Thonco running went 80 chnlnn;
Thenco running north 80 chnlns;
Thence, running ounl 80 ohalns
ThniH'1, running south Ho dialim:
tn a point of commnuecmoitt,   milking
till) tiercM  mere or Icnh
Located thin ifillt day of April, 1000.
J. LIVINGNTONK, Agont
AMCN NTI'JI'.VHLL, Locator.
WltnoMf*; Nut linhouck
OoninuMiclitg at a punt plnnted tit or
near 1 mile east nf tlm prut-en. C, V,U.
survey linn nt S3 mile- post, nnd bolng
tlie north west corner Charles Vnugh-
iiii'm claim; , .   ,
TIk-iicu running *.*nHt 80 chains
•rinmeo running Mouth 80 chnln..;
Tticnf'o running went 80 clmlnsi
Thoncu running mirth Mi cluMnn;
to a point or enmmencemont,   making
(UO nortiM nrnrt* or Ichh.    ,        .....
Located this 34th dny ol April, 1000,
■i.    i.i a (.la).™.."!',.    .'.,,< "'
GHAH. VAIIOIIAN, Locator.,
Uiuu'ii., ,\*i ti#i.-..,ili
Commencing at n I'0**- planted fit or
near nnn milo cant ot tho prevent C. I*,
ll. survey llnu al S.i mile pom and being thu Mouth west oornor of H. If.
Jnck-.nn'i clnlm, .   .
Vlwncti ru-mlntf cunt 80 chnlnn
\ : ,,     „.,,,,  ;,.-.-  ;--.""'   "ft   4,t,n(,,q.
Thenc.- MUi'n'l'nff went 80 eliiilrmj
Thonco runnlnir,! south SO chalni:
to n potnt of commencement,   making
«,i1 ncrcH moro or l"*». 	
Located Hit* 14th day of April, 1009,
J*. MVIN08TONB, Agent
8. H. JACKSON. Locator.
Wanes*: Nat Ilubcock
NOTICE      ,
NOTICB Is hereby given that thirty
(30), days after date I intend to apply
to the Hon. Chief •Commissioner of
Lands and Works for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum on the
following described lands, situate ln
South East-Kootenay*, British Columbia, Block 4593, commencing at a' post
planted at or near 2 mile east of_ the
30 mile post of the present C. P. B'.
surveyed line and being the north east
corner of W: , J. Pearson's claim;
thence running south 80 chains; thence
running'west 80 .chains; thence' running north 80 chains; thence running
east - SO" chains, to the point of commencement making 040 acres more or
less.
Located this ,7th day of April, 1909.
NATHANIEL BABCOCK. .Agent
W. - J. PEARSON, LOCATOR..
W. A. CONNELL
Pioneer Builder and Contractorof
" Fernie ,
' ESTIMATES FURNISHED
WHO SAID  FIRE?
i • §
W .did.  We are firing away at the
old business '
CREE & MOFFATT
•   XOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
(30) days after date I intend to apply
to the 'Hon. Chief . Commissioner of
Lands and Works for a license to- prospect for coal and petroleum on the
following "described lands,- situato In
South'- East Kootenay,' British Columbia^ Block 4593, commencing at a post
planted at or/nenr'4 mile oast of 2!)
mile post of tho present C, P..R. surveyed lino and being tho south west
cornw of Miss Llljlan Eschwlg's claim
and marked - the south west corner of
Miss Lillian -.Eschwlg's' claim, thence
running east 80 "chains; thonco. running .north 80 chains;- thonce running
west 80 chains; thenco running south 80
chains to the point of commencement,
Shaking 040 acres moro or loss.
Located this 7th day of April, 1909.
NATHANIEL BABCOCK   Agent
'     MISS LILLIAN' ESCHWIG,
Locator.
FOR SALE CHEAP
1(30 acres of land for sale
7 miles from Pincher Creek,
Alta. SO acres cultivated,
rest all_level.     First class
Tbm]dinp7g^"^twriSHal"
free of stones.
I
KUMMER BROS,
Estimates Furnished
FIBRE PLASTER KEPT IN STOCK
KENNEDY & MANGAN
Lumber  Dealer
All kinds of rough and dressed lumber
Victoria. Ave.
North Fernie
XOTICE
NOTICE Is horoby glvon that thirty
(30) days aftor.tlato I Intend to apply
to the Hon. Chlof Commissioner of
Lands and Works for a llconso to prospect for coal ami potroloum on Uio
following described lands, situato In
South East, Kootonay, DrltlRh Columbia, hloek 4503 commencing at a post
planted at or near .1 miles oast, of
tho 2D milo post of tho prosont C, V, 11.
surveyed lino and bolng tho north oust
corner of S' U, Moore's claim, nnd
marked tho north enst cornor ot H. M,
Moore's claim, thonco running wost 80
chains; thence running south 80 chains,
thence running oaHt 80 chains; thenco
running north 80 obalnR to tho point
of commencement, making 0-10 acres,
moro or loss,
Locatod this 7th day of April, 1000.
NATHANIEL nATJCOCK'. A font
S, M, Mooro, Locator,
■    Apply'at   ' /
The Ledger Office
Secretaries of Local Unions
DISTRICT 18   U.  M. W. of A.  '
Bankhead No>. 29—James Fisher.
Bellevue No. 431—Fred Chappell.
Canmora* Park Local 1378—James'A.
McDonald,
M. A. Kastner
Coleman,
ham,
No. 2633—William  .Gra*
Carbonado No. 2688—James Hewitt.
Cardiff No. 2387—A Hatnmond.
DIAMOND CITY, No.
ProHcolt,
2587: Goorgo
Edmonton
he wo,
City  No 2540—A.  Matt*
n-immenrlng nl » pout pUnted at or
ncur oni' tnlld cunt ot the prc-ient C, 1'
It. iurv«y tin* al 1* mile poit »nd b-n-
Iriir thn north went eorn»r A. II, Hul
lock ciMm; .....
Thence running Houth It) cbtunn;
Th*nc« runnlnir ••*■■» ** chnlni
Thi-nct runnlnir north «0 chain*;
Thence runnlnir wont It) cha'tit;
to a iiolt-it of commoncAmont,   making
44t> ter** mora or !*»». _.
LOa-aUd thl« Sltti day ot April. 1»0».
j, LiviNO!*m>Hr:. ae-hm
A. II.  DMLI.OCK, Locator,
Wlitta-it.. Nat HaU-ovW
NOTION
NOTICI'. Is horoby filvon thru thirty
(30) days after dnto I Intend lo apply
to iho linn, Chief Commlsfllonor of
Lands nnd Works for a llconno to pro-,-
poet for conj am\ potroloum on tlio
following dcHcrl'icd lands, r-lluato In
Houth .'.list Kootonay, nrltlsh Cnlum-
hin, lllock ,B(in, commonclng nt a post
jilnntcd at or noar 1 milo cast of 20
milo post of tho proHcnt C, V, It. sur-
voyod lino nnd hclnff tho northwest
corner of Mrs, l.lln. Hnokloy's claim ntul
mnrkoil tho norlh went cornor of Mrs.
lilltt Hackle)''!* claim; thonco running
••(mt 80 duilim: tliiiiefl running Mouth
80 chains; thenco running wost 8n
chnlns; thenco running north 80 clmlnu
to lho point of enmmnncomnnt, making
(HO uci'uri moro or loss,
Locatod thin 7th dny of April, 1000.
NATHANMSL IJAI'COCK. ARritt
MMH. MLLA IIACKLKV Locator
Fernio, No, 2314—T.    Biggs
Frank, No. 12G3—Walter Wrlgley.
Hosmep No. 2497—J. W. Morris
Hlllcrent, No. 1085—J. O. Jones.
Lethbridge,- No. 574—Charles    Pea*
cock, .
Lillo No. 1233-
LUNDDRECK, No
Smith,
•J. T Griffith
2275 — J.
1).
NOTIOW
NOTICR Ir herehy given that thirty
(SO) day*, nft-nrr date I Intend to apply
to tho Hon. Chief CommlHilonor of
Lnndit and Work* for a llo^nie to prolific ft for coal nun. viJtiun-.uii, \>,. .l.v
following deicrlbed landa, iltuate In
Houth Kn»t Kootenmy, Ilrltl»h Columbia, Block 4503, commencing at a post
plnntod at or near l milo onst of the 31*
mllu poit of the prcient C. P, It, hii»-
veyed line and being the south went
corner of J, A. Pliher'a claim, and
mnrki't the noui'.. went ciirntr of .T, A.
I'lnhcr** claim,'thence running eait 80
chains; thcncn runnlnir nnrth SO chain*):
tJierj-.-*! runnlnir wut »t» ehalni; th«nt«
runnlnir teuth It chalni to the point
of eomm«nc*,*mnt m*kln«r (10 ecrta,
more or tent.
Located thla Kh day of April. Wa.
MATJIANIKI. nAnCOCK, Agent
3. A. PI8HP.lt, Locator
Michel, No 2334—Charles Garner.
Mnple Leaf No. 2829—H. Blake.
Merritt Local Union, No. 2627—Chas
Brooke.
Middlesboro Local union No, 472—
W, H. Brown.
METFORD, No. 2098: John Currnn.
Roynl Colllerels No,  2598—Gsarge
Hallday.
Fire, Life, Plate Glass
7 , and Accident ■ "/
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all parts of the
city
Houses   For
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3 White Holland Gobbk-t-s
Barred Rock and White Rock
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W.  P.   LAIDLAW
PINCHER CITY, ALTA.
Roche Percee No. 2072-
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Tabor No. 102—Wm, Ruisell
Tuber No. 1059—J. W. Wllion
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TAYLORTON, (8«ik.) No. 2519:—
Jos, Ttvlst.
Kenmare N. D. No. 2850—H. Potter
Corbin No. 2877—W. Hyan
Pmburg, No. 2352—A. 8wan»ton.
TA8KER, N. O,, No. 286S:— J. E5.
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LSAVB ORDERS AT INGRAM'S THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, n B. C. MAY 22, 1909
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Author of "The Prisoner of Zenda"
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The Bank of Hamilton,
is in a position to meet
every requirement of
depositors consistent
with conservative banking  principles.
id. R. LAWRIE, AGENT
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7 FERNIE, B. C. "*'  *
IHE  last  of  the  transparencies
died out,   The dim  and-"Infrequent oil lamps alone lit up the
Streetof the Fountain and St Michael's square! They reveled still down
nt the Hotel de Paris, -whither Max von
Hollbrandt  arid  a' dozen  others  had
hurried with the news of the evening's
great event.   But here, ou the borders
of the'old north quarter, all grew still—
the Golden Lion empty, the townsmen
to their beds, the soldiers to barracks.
Cull of talk and feara and threats.   Yet
a light still burned in the round room
In tho keep of Suleiman's tower.., and
the commandant's servant still expected his royal master.    Peter Vasslp, a
sturdy son of Volsenl, had no apprehensions, but ho was very sleepy, and he
and the sentries were the only men
awake.   "One might ns well be n 6ol-
dler at once!", he grumbled, for the men
of the hills did not esteem-the regular
army so high as it rated itself.
'  Ttie   commandant' lingered   in   the
Street of the Fountain. Serglus Stefan-
ovitch was half a Bourbon, but It was
the   intellectual' half.     He   had   the
strong,   concentrated,   rather   narrow
mind of a Bourbon of before the family -decadence."' On it his training at
Vienna   hnd  grafted   a  military   precision, perbaps n pedantry, and no little added scorn of what men called liberty  arid citizens called ..civil   rights.
What  rights had a   man  against his
country?   nis country was Jn his king,
and to the king the army was his supreme instrument    So ran his public
creed,  his statesman's  instinct    But
beside the  Bourbon   mother was the
Kravonian father, and behind him the
long line of mingled and vacillating fortunes which drew de.scent from Stefan,
lord of Praslok. and famous reiver of
lowland herds;   In that stock the temperament   was   different—indolent   to
excess sometimes, ardent  to madness
nt others, moderate'seldom.' ■
And for'any young man'the Dght ln
the fantastically Illuminated night the
virgin with the broken lamp, a near
touch of the scythe of death and a girl's
"white face at the window? Behind the
commandant's stern, wrath—nay. beside, and soon before it for the moment dazzling his angry eyes—came
thebrigbt. gleams of romance.  ,
He knew who lodged at the "sign of
-the-Sllver Oock.   Marie Zerkovitch was
his friend,
lower.
Fortune Telling
i essential t
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OF CANADA
ORIGINAL CHARTER !854
HEAD   OFFICE:   8  KING
ST., WEST,
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TORONTO
Quarterly   Dividend _"
,   ,    . - •;—r- ra-imw 'U.aa-vr."-W.nl  a.4*-aactts*
•^NoUeo^is horoby glvon Unit a Dividond at tho rato of Six Por Cont.
.puritirminnipon tho paid-up Capital Stook of this Bank has beon doclarod for tho throo months onding tho Ulst of May, 1000, and tho
mum will bo*- p'tyabln at sts Hond Offlco -and Branohos on and aftor
Tiuwiliy, tho bib dny of Juno next.   Tlio transfer books will bo closod
J
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.4
from tho 17th to tho 31st of May, both days Inclusive.
By ordor of tno Board    •
JAMES MASON,
v, , Gonornl Manngor.       " _\
Toronto, ".'April 21st,   1009. ' 8  ,B U      J.
FERNIE BRAtfCH   "
W. C. B. Manson Manager
:-9
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Fop Sale
100 tons of good
Upland
Baled Hay
WW l'.iWWWI»1
W. F. RtirI.Gr, Ciiytay, Altn,.
NOTICIO
IN THIS mnttor of on application for
Ca.C     14.44    a.k     ii.    t*<yii,*aa,t4aa£    V**". i.V ''i.»t.'a**    *J ft
Titlo ter Lot 3 lllock 8 of lot 6.r.*J
Group one Kootenay district (Map
7S5.)
NOTICI*: li here.)-/ Riven thnt It la
my Intention to Issue at the expiration
of one month nftor the first publication hereof a dupllcao of the Certificate
of Title to the, above mentlontJ lot m
the name of Eden Harper whleh eertU
flente Is dated tin*. 11th nr March 1800,
and numbered 7II6A.
II. II. J017AND,
District Ite-Tlstrar
Ap 24-41
P. Carosella
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
ii n i'jij'Lui!(i."*'j'l8il'jiwBei'lj--UJ.j-iiaj.i_iiuj.>Jiuiiaw
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes
Gents' Purnlshlnffi
BAKER   AVENUE
BRANCH  AT  HOSMER,   B.C.
eo vcAny
KXPEniENOK
8UB8CWBE FOR THE LEDGER.
..... Jlni ■ ikita.li and flM«rt*itlflr
itekl-f MOdruiitr onr opinion fr-j* w6*Hhir __
fMlien liprosttMrMtaWtrt^
iMiiri«tlfKnn3«nttUJARl.araO*(onp<
B*U*e. OliUit ii»nor fir tftouruifMUi
...... i.b^M   .r.wa««44h   U.n.   M.TTW. M
She struck Out match.
Timo* Manxa
DctiaNi
OOMRIOHTi 4C.
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I'lWnu Uktn turouih Muni. kVo, teeeife
eput—> notla, *«ittioai vwee, ia tb*
Sdernine JUmcricai..
' bveiimttt Uliutwud wMklr. Vug** tie*
iftiloa ofjuf idtentlflo JoamU,, Verta* for
 "^ ieet,po*t*ie prtpirJd.   tcU ef
ADVERTISE IR THE LEDGER
Zerkovitch his zealous fol-
The journalist was back now
from tlie battlefields of France and was
writing articles for the. Patriot, tbe
leading paper of. Slavna. He was deep
dn the prince's confidence, and his little house on the south boulevard often
received thla distinguished guest The
prince had been keen to bear from "Zerkovitch of the bnttles, from Marie of
the life in Paris, With Marie's .tale
came the name and what she knew of
the story of Sophie de Gruche.' Yet always, ln spite of lier p'raises of her
friend, Marie had avoided any opportunity of presenting her to the prince.
Excuse on excuse, she made, for his
curiosity ranged around Casimir de
Savres' bereaved lover, **Oh, I shall
meet her some day, nil tho Bame," he
had said, laughlug, and Mario doubted
whether her reluctance—o reluctance
to herself strnngeyhnd not missed its
mark, Inflaming an Interest which it
had meant to balk. Why this strange
roluctanco? So far it was proved bnso*
loss, Ills Orst encounter with thc lady
of tho rod star—Cnslmlr's poetical sobrl*
quet had passed Mario's llps-lmd been
Riipromoly fortunate.
From the splash of blood to tlw broken virgin, from tho broken virgin to
tho open window and the dark room
bohlnd, his restless, glances sped. Then
camo swift, Impulsive decision, ' Ho
caught up tho bronzo flguro nnd enter*
cd tho porch. Ilo know Meyeratoln's
shop and that from lt no Btnircdso led
to tho upper floor. Tho other door wna
his mark, and ho.knocked on it, rain*
Ing first with a cautious touch, thon
moro resolutely, tho old bruss hand
with hospitably beckoning finger which
Borvod for knockor. Then ho listened
for a footstep on tho Btnlrs. If she
camo not, tho vonture*
somo nlgut wont tm*
graced by IU crowning
adventure. Ilo must
kiss tho hnnd thnt saved
lilm beforo ho slept
Tho door oponod softly, In tho deep shadow
of tho porch, on tho
winding, wlndowlOMi
HtalrctiBo of tho old
houso, It wan pitch dark,
Ilo folt n hand put ln
his nnd hoard a low
volco Baying, ■'Como,
monsolgnour,** V rom
drat to Inst both In
Hpcoch and In writing,
sho cnllod him by thnt
titlo nnd hy none othor. Without n
word ho followed hor, picking his stopn,
Ull thoy reached hor room. Bho led
him to tho chair by th« window. The
dnrkiiPRH wnn somowhnt lens donna
thoro,   Uo, stood by tho chair,
"Iho lump's br-jiftt-ii, mid (..en*'., uuly
ono match In tbo box," said Sophy,
with a low linigh. "Shall wo tiit-a It
now or whon you go, monselgnoiir.'*'-'
"Light It now. My momory rotbor
thnn my Imntrlnntlon."
She struck (ho match. Hor faco come
upon him whito In tho darkness, wltb
tlio mark on hor chook n dull red, but
hor cyon glittered. Tho match flared
nnd died down.
"It Is onough. I shnll remomber,"
"Did I kill blm?"
"I don't know whotber ho's kllled-
ho's bmdly hurt. This lady hen It pretty heavy."
"Glvo her to me, I'll put ber In her
placo." Sbe took tbe figure and set lt
it train on the window sill. "And ih*
dig roan who attacked you."
"Mlstlteh t He'll be ■hot"
"Yfs," she serwd. with culm, on**
OUMtlonlng emphasis.    ;i
Raising tho
old bram
liand which
nerved for
Utuichcr,
"You know what you did tonlgntf
"I hnd the-sense to think of the man
'n the porch."  ,
"You saved my life." ,   .
/ Sophy gave a laugh of triumph.
"-fWhat will Marie Zerkovitch Bay to
thatr
"She's my' friend, too, and she's told
me all about you. but she didn't want
us to meet"
"She thinks I bring bad luck."
"She'll, have to renounce that hereay
now."    He felt for the chair and sat
down. Sophy leaning against the win-
low sill.
"Why did they .attack youT
He told her of the special grudge
which Mistiteh and his company had
against him and added: "But they all
hate me except my own fellows, from
Volsenl.   I have a hundred of them In
Suleiman's tower, and they're stanch
enough." '      .     „
"Why do they bate you?"
"Oh. I'm.their schoolmaster, nnd a
very strlet one. I suppose, or, If you
like, the pruning knife, and
that's not popular with the rotten twigs." ,
"There are
many rotten
twigs r
She beard bis
bands fall on
the wooden
arms of the
chair and pictured his look
of despair. "All
—almostall. Ifs
hot their fault What can you expect?
They're encouraged to laziness and to
riot They have no good rifles.* The
city is left defenseless. I have no big
guns." H6 broke suddenly,into a low
laugh. "There—that's whatZeikovitch
calls my fixed idea. He declares ifs
written on my heart—big guns!"
"If you had them you'd'be master?"
"I could make some attempt at a defense, anyhow. At least we could cover a retreat to the hills if war came."
He'paused. "And . in peace—yes, I
should be master of Slavna;' I'd bring
men from Volsenl to serve the guns."
His voice had grown vindictive. "Stenovics knows that'I think." He roused
himself again"and„spoke to her earnestly. "Listen. This fellow Mistiteh
is a great hero with the soldiers and
the mob. When I have him shot as I
shall, not on my own account—I could
<-have— killed—him—tonlf'ht-^but—for—the
sake of discipline, there will very likely be a,disturbance. What you did tonight will be all over the city by tomorrow morning. If you see any
signs of disturbance,. if. any people
gather around here, go to. Zerkovitch's
at once, or, if that's not possible or
safe, .come to1 me in Suleiman's, tower,
and I'll send for Marie Zerkovitch too.
Will you promise? You must run no
risk."
"I'll come If I'm afraid." "
"Or if you ought to be?" he insisted,
laughing again.
, '"Well, then—or If I ought to be," she
promised, joining ln his laugh. "But
tbe king—Isn't he with you?"
"My father likes mo. We're good
friends. But ilke father, unlike son,'
thoy say of tho Stefanovltchos. I'm n
martinet, they tell mo. Well, he—Isn't'
Nero Addled—you remember? Tho king
goes fishing. He's remarkably fond of
fishing, and his advisers don't dlscour*
ago him, I tell you all this becauso
you're committed to our sido now."
"Yos; I'm committed to your uidc.
Wlio else is with your
"In Slnvnn? Nobody I Well, tho
ZcrkovitcboB and my hundred ln Sulci*
man's tower,'nnd perhaps Bomo old
mon who hnve bpoii wnr. But nt Volsenl and among the hills they'ro with
mo." Again ho seemed ttf muso as bo
rovlowcd his Bounty forces. *
"I wish wo had another mutch, I
want to'seo your fnco close," said So*
phy. Ho roso, with a laugh, and leaned
forward to tbo window. "Oh, no; you'ro
nothing but n blur still." sho exclaimed
Impatiently.
Suddenly the prlnco nwoko from his
rovorle—perhaps from n dream. To Sophy bo gnvo the Impression, ns be waB
to glvo It more' thnn onco again, of a
man pulling himself up, tightening tbo
roln, drawing back Into himself.
"I linger too long," bo said.   "My
duty Hos nt tho towor yondor.   I'vo
thanked you badly, but what thanks
can a man glvo for his lifo? Wo shnll
moot ngnln,    I'll nrrnngo thnt with
Murlo Zorkovltcli.    You'll   romombnr
whnt I'vo told you to do In cntto of danger?   You'll net on It?"
"Yes, moiiHClgnciiP."
Ilo --ought hor band, kissed it and
thon groped his wny to tbo Htnlrs,   Sophy went wllh blm down lo the porch.
"Uo cnrsful to loclt your door," he ou-
Jolnod bor, "nnd don't go out tomorrow
unlcBs tbo Htroots nra quito quiet,"
"Oh, but I'vo n French Ichsoii to glvo
nt 10 o'clock," shn romonstratPd.
"You hnvo to do thnt?"
"I hnvo to mnko my living, ruousol-
Ciioiir."
"Ah, yos," bo snld meditatively.
"Woll    nllp  ont  qnlotly  icnd   wwir o
voll."
"Nobody knows tny fnco."
"Wonr a veil. Peoplo notico a face
llko yours. Again thanks, nnd good
night,"
Rophy peered out from the porch nnd
r. ., 1 .. 1 I.I.. ~,.l4l< ,.4,1,,l4>».tt. a***,*...., ...a
I. M.a ^a'a   aa...    ,^ ..«.<»,   >    .....t.,,^     aM aa . a. a.    .. ^
tho street to Ht. MlclmoPs square. Tbe
night hnd brightened n little, and sbe
could mnko out his figure, although
dimly, until ho turned tbo corner nnd
wm lost to slf-lit. Hho lingered for a
moment li-afnn* turning to go blck to
hor rivtm-llnircrcd iiiiiwlnirnn th»«v«n-
Incr"** lt|«»(iry
ING ALEXIS was minded that
all proper recognition should
■j be made of Sophy's service to
his fanilly. It had been her
fortune to protect a life very precious
in his eyes. - Alien from his son in temperament and "pursuits, he had, none
the' less, considerable affection for him.
Butr there was more than this. With
the prince was bound up the one strong
feeling of a nature otherwise easy and
, careless^ The king might go fishing
on most lawful days, but it was always
a Stefanovitch who fished—a prince
who had married a princess of a great
house and had felt able to offer Countess Ellenburg no more than a morganatic union. The work his marriage had
begun his son's was to complete. The
royal house of Kravonia was still on
its promotion. It lay with the prince to!
make Its rank acknowledged and secure.
Thus Sophy's action loomed large in
the king's eyes, and he was indolently
indifferent to the view taken of it.In
the barrack rooms and the drinking
shops 8f Slavna. Two days after Mis-
titch's attempt he received Sophy at
the palace with every circumstance of
compliment The prin'ce was not present—he made military duty nn excuse-
but Countess Ellenburg and her littlo
son were ln the room, and General Stenovics, with .Markart In attendance,
stood beside the king's chair.
Sophy saw u tall, handsome, elderly
man, with thick iron gray hair most
artfully arranged. The care of It was
no small part of the duty, of Lepage,
the king's French body servant His
majesty's manners were dignified, but
not* formal.- The warmth of greeting
whii*h he had prepared for Sophy was
evidently increased by the impression
her appearance made on him. He
thanked her in terms of almost overwhelming gratitude.
"You have preserved the future of
my family and of our dynasty," he
said.
Countess Ellenburg closed ber long,
narrow eyes. Everything about her was
long and narrow, fifom her eyes to ber
views, taking in on the way her nose
and lier chin. &tenovics glanced at her
with a smile of uneasy propitiation. It
was so' particularly Important to bo
gracious just now-gracious both over
the preservation of the' dynasty nnd
over its preserver.
"No gratitude can be too great „for
such a service, and no mark of gratitude too high."( He glanced around to
Markart and called good humoredly,
"You, Markart there, a chair for this
lady!"
Markart got a chair.   Stenovics took
it from-him and, himself prepared, to
offer it to Sophy, but the* king rose,
took it and, with a low bow. presented
It to the favored object of his gratitude.   Sophy courtesied low, the king
waited  till  she
sat     Countess
Ellenburg ' be-
1stow_ed,lon__bet
a smile of win-
consideration I
an's happiness—womanly health.
The woman who neglects her health is neglecting the
very foundation of all good fortune. - Por without health
lore loses its lustre and gold is but dross.
Womanly health when lost or impaired may generally be
regained by the use of Dr. Pierce's -Favorite Prescription.
This Proscription has, for over QG years,
been cvrlni delicate, weak, pain-wracked
women, by the hundreds. ot thousands
and this too in'the privacy of their homes
without their havinjt to submit to Indell* .
' cate questionings and offensively repugnant examinations.
Sick women are invited to consult Dr. Pierce by letter/)'/.*.
All correspondence held as sacredly confidential.   Address World's'Dispensary.
Medical Association, R. V. Pierce, M. D., President, Buffalo, N. Y.s .
Dr. Pierce's Great Family Doctor Book, The People's Common Sense
Medical Adviser, newly revised up-to-date edition—1000 pages, answers in.
Plain English hosts of delicate questions which every woman, single or married,
ought to know about. Sent free, in plain wrapper to any address on receipt of
31 one-cent stamps to cover mailing only, or in cloth binding for 50 stamps.
A BIG STOCK WE WANT TO  REDUCE
HATS, SUIT CLOTHS, SHOES, SHIRTS
UNDERWEAR, ETC.
Suit of Clothes. $5 and up, Hats $1.00 and up,
V **«■■■■ ■  »
ShirtsjSOc and up, Underwear $1.00 per suit
jKefottry Bros.
Temporary building between Northern Hotel and Henderson block
BAD LEG FOR SIXTY YEARS
ZAM-BUK
WORKS    A
CURE .
COMPLETE
THE
POLLOCK WINE
Waldorf Hotel
NOW IN NEW QUARTERS
7
try   congratulation.
"But for you
these fellowi
might or, rather, would, I
think, have killed my son In
their blind
drunkenneei. It
detracts In uo
wny from your
service that
they did' not
know   whom
Sopliy courtesied low.
they were attacking."
There was n moment's silence. Sophy was still nervous ln such company.
She was also uneasily cousclous of a
most lutense'gazo directed ut her by
General Stenovics, but sho spoke out
"They knew perfectly well, Blr," sh«
said.
"Thoy knew tho prlnco?" ho naked
sharply, "Why do you Bay tbat? It
was dark."   .
"Not ln tho street sir. Tho illuminations lit it up."
"But thoy wero very drunk."
"Thoy may have been drunk, but
thoy knew the prlnco, Captain Mis*
tltch,called him by his imtnc."
"Stenovics!" Tho-king's volco was
full of surpriso and question as ho
turned to his minister. The general
was surprised, too. but very suave.
"I can only Bay that I bear Mile, do
Grncho'H words with nstonlshtnont
Our accounts aro not consistent with
what ulio snys. We don't, of courso,
lny too much otreRB nn the protcstn-
tions, of tho two prlnonera, but Lion-
tenant RaRtntz Is elenr that tho street
was decidedly dark and that they all
throo huliovcd tho mnti thoy encountered to ho Colonol Btitfiilts*. of tho ITuri-
oars, That officer much resembles his
royal lilghuosH In height and figure. In
tho dark the dlfforonco of uniform
would not ho noticed, especially by
men In.thoir coikIHIoi]." Uo addressed
Sophy: "Mlstlteh Imd nn old quarrel
with Stafiiltz, That'H tho truo origin
or tho nffnlr," Kb turned to tho king
again, "That In Hiifltnt7,*« story, sir, ns
woll an Mlfltltch'M own, though Mlstlteh
Ih, of courso, quito nwnro that bin mont
iiiiscoinly nml, Indeed, criminal talk nt
tho (loldtin l.lon serloiiHly prejudice*
IiIh ciiho. Hut wo havo no reason to
dlNtniHt lUHtlltZ."
"T.loutoiinnt IliiHtntx rnn away only
UicniiKO ho wan afraid," Sophy ro-
niiti'l'ml,
"Ho nm to tirlniihelp, ifiademolHollo,"
I'tonnvlcH correct ml her, with a look of
i-vnllo-roproiK-'li,   "You woro naturally
r*aClU*J,''   llO   Van:.',   ilu,      "lan'l  U   (la-Mi-
\i\e thnt your memory bet plnjcd you
n trick? Think enrpfully. Two mon's
lives mny depend on It,"
Mrs. J. Minett- of 192 Thurbers Ave.
Providence, Rhode Island, lias been
cured by Zam-Buk of a bad leg, whicli
had defied all remedies for sixty long
years." She say's: "When a child of 8
I was bitten on the leg by a dog. A
doctor cauterzied tho place but it never-healed up soundly and I have suffered with an ulcerated leg for over GO
years. This occurred in England, and
many English doctors tried in vain to
heal the sore. At one time I was an
in-patient at the East "Suffolk hospital
for a long period, and for three years
I was in and out of hospitals. I was
continually in pain and tbe sore would
not heal but continued.to discharge.
Twelve months ago I came 'out here
to my daughter and during the voyage
I had to keep my bed. The ship's doctor examined-my leg and gave me*a
plaster which'I had to take off again
as it made the pain so Intense. When
I reached my daughter's houso she
sent for a medical man who examined
it, but said'that nothing could-ever do
it any good, and although I tried other
American doctors they did nie.no good.
They sai dthat my leg would never, be
"well. •  ' —"—■"" 1.
"One day my youngest daughter
brought home a box.of Zam-Bulc and
induced"me to try it. With the first
application'! seemed to find ease and
further treatment f?ith Zam-Buk * appeared to do me so much good that I
sent for a'proper supply,. I kept on
with the Zam-Buk treatment and soon
saw that the wound was getting better,' The discharge was reduced and
the pain was eased. I- persevered
with the Zam-Buk, and to cut u long
story short, lt effected a euro, lt Ir
marvellous to think that after suffering for sixty years, Zam-Buk has been
able',to make my leg perfectly sound.".
Zam-Buk is n combination of power
and purity. Purely herbal, It Is superior to all known remedies for chronic sores nnd wounds, eczema, salt
rheun^ ringworm, eruptions, varicose,
ulcerB,' cuts, burns, bruises, skin diseases, It nlso euros pllos, All druggists and stores sell at BOo. a box, or
post froo from Zam-Buk' Co, Toronto,
for price.     Three boxes for $1.2fi.
FAMOUS NOVELIST DIES
" LONDON, May 20—Goorgo Meredith
tho English novelist, dlod at 3:3D tills
morning,
Tho Immodlato cnuso of death wns
hoart falluro( following grave symptoms thnt developed early In tho a veiling. Mr. Morodlth's Illness hogan on
May 14 nnd ho stendlly declined hIiico
thnt tlmo, So sorlous was his condition last night that iittomllng phynl*
drum remained constantly nt Ills lind*
side.
Goorgo Meredith wns horn In Hump-
Bhlro, Fob. 12, 1828, On tho occasion
of his 80th birthday ho wn» showored
with congrntnlnlloKH from nil purls of
tho world nnd wits visited hy u deputation hoiulod hy Anthony Hop" and
proHontod wllh nn ntldroHH Hlgnotl hy
Algonum ClmrlcH Bwliiliurn, ,lnlin
Morloy nnd moro thnn n liiindn-d lent*
(lorn In ni'ls and lollors nnd Hi'liolnr-
ship. In 18D2 iippenrotl "Tho limply
Pili'Hu,' n volumo of pooniK, nml In Dm
autumn of Hint your .Mr. .Meredith
wnH f'loctod presldcmt of lho Incnriior*
nt oil m-cloty of million*, In hiiccoKHlon
to Lord TonnyHon.
CO.,   LTD.
Wholesale Liquor. Dealers
A   PUIiL   LINE  ALWAYS   IN   STOCK
Table Unexcelled
Bar supplied with the finest
brands of Wines, Liquors
■    and Cigars
MRS. S. JENNINGS, Prop.
(Formerly of Central^Hotcl)
The New
QUEEN'S HOTEL
Will opon for business tho first wook
In March. Built expressly for
It's n dandy, como and see It.
Workingmans Trade
ROBICHAUD,   ROS3   BROS.   &   CO.
Proprietors
(W. A.  Rom,  Manager.)
THE
OF
MOST COMMON  CAUSE
SUFFERING
nhotimntlHm ciiutH-H moro pnln nnd
MifforliiK thnu nny other iIIhiiiihi*. for
tho ronHon that It Ih tho most common
of ull liln, und it io •."u'.'.I.Wj M.t'i/',;,}-;
to suffortirH lo know Hint Chamhi'i-
Inln'H Pnln llnlm will afford relief nnd
"I Iteiird Cnptnin MUUtchi call tho ,     fcn        „.,,,,„..,„., Il0RH,„,0, ,„ mtmy
jirino*   'SorglUH   Btofanoviteh,'     u.d    u „„„, ,,„„ rinln ,„*,■,,•,. ■„ n)
'f"hy.
(To ho continued,'
ALBERTA
BOARDING HOUSE
Hotmcr, n, C
Ufwm. nii'tl .loom. ■P'.,*> l*'**- •■■■■■■■<•
,l      ALL WHITE   IIKM*
Nm.  n*Mlmtt.ure*,  Prop.
cnBos tho rollof from pnln whlrh Ik nt
flrnt I(Mnnnrnrv bntt hnrnmi' iiormnn*
«nt, Wlillo 111 old pooplo subject to
chronic rhoumatlsm often brought on
hy dnmpneHi* or chnngi-'H In tho wen*
thnr, a permanent cure rnnnor. hn expected; lho relief from pnln which
this liniment nffonlb- In nlonn worth
mnny times Its rout. 2fi and f,0 cent
Kites for nnle by ull dniKKlf..".
District Ledger
For Good Printing
NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT
Notico Is horoby glvon thnt pursuant
to tho "Crodltors Trust DocdB Act
1901" nnd nmendlng Acts, Hurry M.
Terry, currying on business hh n second linnd di'iiler, at thn City of Koritlu,
In the Province of llrltlHh Columbln,
did by deed tinted Iho 7th dny of Mny,
1009, nmilgn unto Krnnk 0. White of
the snld City of Forulo aforesaid, and*
lior nnd ticcoiintiitit, nil his jiithoiuiI
property, renl eslnlo, crodlls and effect s which mny he hcIzciI nnd sold
under execution, for I lie purposo of
pitying nud Hntlsfylug i-ntoul-ly nnd
pioporlloiiulely, nnd without preference nr priority ull the creditor!) of
the snld I lurry'.M. Teny their Just
dehiH.
AND nol leu Is hereby further glvun
Unit n meetiiig of the creditors of the
mild Hurry M, T"ir> fur Hie gUlm* of
direction., wllh reference to Iln; dls-
jiriHiil of Ihe estate will he held nl the
offices of the UiiilerHlgncd In the
Ciowh Nest Trading t.'oniimny Hulld*
fnit, Victoria nventie, Ferule, H, (!■ on
Tuewlriy the 1Mb dny of Mny, 11)00, nt
the hour of four'o'clock in tho nfter*
noon.
A.**./' iiuiiK. I.i In ii,',-o till-.*, '..'.i nil
pei'hons having cluliiui tigulnnt the mild
Harry M. Terry urn required, lo for*
wurd pnrtlruliiri* of the Hnme, duly
verified lo the UHslgiice nt Kernle, 11.
f* nn nr before the lnt dttv of July
l.'iO'l,
AND notice Ih hereby nlven tlmt nfter Hint dale the tiSHlgnee will proceed to dlntt'11'Utc (he proceeds of tlio
estate hnvlng regard only to the claims
of whleh he Bhnll limn hnve received
notice, nnd he Hhnll not be* reRponslhlo
lor the UKHeiii or uny pnrt thereat, no
distributed, to nny pr-rt»on or persona
of whose debt or clnlm he «*I...U not
then have received notico.
Dated nt Ferule B. C, thin 7th dny
of Mny, HiftO.
J.AWH ic KIHIIBR.
Bollcltor* for the AKufknee 8
it -
\y>
5;
ill
'
1,
PAGE EIGHT
, *- ■" ■ - ''■■;•"#', ^ y^ yr y-' '-- >*..- 7 i*". -7-, *    - •; 7 r>"
THIS; DISTRICT.LEDGER, |ernIE,     B. C. MAY ia, 1909
''*.* >•  ''i   'm y -!iS ,,,\, .'' - "*■ ^ ;}*-£ ;•*' " %"' "^ ■» "V-**" * e/1"1 *    \ 'i-*'*   ' -"'^ **    'f "■*•
•tSHfflHia^^
g •- ■■-.. - --■•. •
a
s
a
• - •*..,**... ■
7 ..OV*-.-* i
H9
r-'^**'
a
a
a
a
a
'    ?:;B;
7''E
;■■■ :• S
7;E
Men's   Clothing,
and    Boots
e
B
E
B
;17,
t-*
a
a
a
a
a
a
Men's Suits-
*•*■**>*   ■            -'-«",
-Regular $8.00,Sale.Price..
.'.$   5^85
Men's Suits-
-Regular $10, Sale Price..
..„       7.95;    .
Men'sSuits,-
-Regular $12, Sale Price ,.
..-■   8.95
Men's Suits-
-Regular $15, Sale Price..
.;   10.95
v  Men's Suits-
-Regular.$18, Sale Price..
...   13.95
.> . Men's Suits-
-Regular $20, Sale Price..,
B   7» '.   .'
.:   15-;95.
0
' "    *   , '
'",'"-,    •     .    .   - .    "*       7 i--,
i
f '      - - .    ."             i - .1   *■   •           '
- Men's Suits-
-Regular $25, Sale Price...'... 19.95 '
,   Men's Shoes-
-Regular $3,>Now ..........$   2.20"
Men's Shoes-
-Regular Price $3.50 Now..     2.65
Men's Shoes-
-Regular,Price $4 and $4.50
,. Now	
 ". \.'.   ,.   3.55   a-
a                     *          °
,(f •'
Men's Shoes —Regular $5;and $6\Now.:';' ,4.20
. r
Regular $1.25 Shirts—Now>.-.'./...:.......$ .95
"Regular $1;50 Shirts Now \...... .'."....... 1.15 -
'  Regular $2 Shirts—Now ;:".. ;  1.55,»
, ' ' t' f, '      ' -   * ■, v J '     '
WORKING SHIRTS PROM 65c UP     .
■1.,'Sv-
a
a
a
a
a
Call in and see me be-
for  buying elsewhere
ALL MEN'S STIFF HATS AT ONE PKIOE $1.95— REGULAE $3.50, ?4.00 AND $4.50 HATS..
A. A. GILLESPIE
"^k
Next Door to the Hotel
Fernie, Victoria Aveiiue
^raHHHH^^
i-'1 - , & ■
B
E
S
B
B
B
B
B
B
;B
B
B
fflrafflrararaffl ra^
Stock of Estate J. H. Reid CoM Fernie
"      , ■       . . . *
fThis -well assorted Stock is being sold
at  the old stand.    Now  is the time to
purchase High Class Furniture at low prices
Everything Must Be Sold Look at These Prices
IRON BEDS
$5.00 Now " .$3.00
$5 50 Now ; 4.30
$8.00 Now  8.00
$1.2, w J\OW   ...   ,,,   •■.,.,,«.,.«.........   I ivv
$1100 Now ..
$11.00 Now ..
$5.50 Now ,
MATTRESSES
 $10.00
M1IMI   I *t W l*U*J
* • *      i  i i  i iu Mi i nt t i <(> fMil W* 0"
DRBS8KKS AND tHAdU-
$15.(M) Now  $12.\'0
i$ I*f  *NOW   • * » 111   ******    ••»    « m m • i < • »•#••#•'•*  Jt-A • W
SMALL TABLES
$2,50 Now •  ,$1,75
$4.50 Now   *. • 3.00
$5,00 Now,,. ,,, ,,,  ......  ,,, ,,,,,,.3,35
KITCHEN TABLES
(j    ICCl III    |MI    ,••«•   IK      »      IHMHMIHIMMM **f 0 * ^U
*)   it* (iti    t • •     * * t     i*     • *     **     if    * «     e** + e*ee*$**e*   WiVW
Cot Mnttrtw*-**   $1 to $1.60
wxsreew shaw«
7*jaj iM tl" ,,,,,,, ,,,,.»,.»« n*
$2.50?>»ow  $1.85
STOVES H
Heaters
$5,00 Now ';. ,,. $3.00
$(5,00 Now ..,...,..$3.00
$13,00 Now ,,.,,$8,00
BUGS
$16.00 Now ..$11.00
$18.00 Now $18.40
$20.00, Now    ". $16,00
$21.00 Now   ,,. $16,25
ii
CURTAIN POLES—OAK, BRASS OR MAHOtk
AN!/, MIRRORS, PICTURES,   ROCKBRB, Em
Just Opened—A Xine of Baby Carriages, Collapsible and Folding Carts
Come   Early   and   Get  Your  Choice
E. D.   McDERMID ' LIQUIDATOR
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