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Industrial Unity is Strength
Xhe Official Organ of District No. 18, 17. PI, W". of A.
Political Unity .is Victory
VOL. V.   No. 11
FERNIIS,   B. (C>   October   16tH,   1909
$1.00 a. Year
, Tho announcement of the death of
Prank. H. Sherman, ex-President of
District 18, U. M. W. of A„ though not
entirely unexpected; came as a shock
' to the, entire community, and'with a
sense of personal loss to many men in
.this district with whom he hddbeen
so intimately associated for so many
years. '
Mr. Sherjnan, through falling health
was forced to resign from thc position
* of president of district. 18 during tho
spring of the present year, and ever
since then, though fighting heroically
for his health, the struggle has beon
n losing one, and on Monday morning,
October Ilth, as the first rays of
the day were breaking over the, hills,
surrounded by his wife and family.and
a few faithful watchers, Frank Sher-
„man slipped peacefully out,from the
moorings of-his earthly temple to tho
. broad occjui of that great beyond from
which no traveller ere returned:
The  deceased was bora lu  County
Gloucester, England, Way 10, 1SG9, at
, the time of his demise being in'his
40th year. In his early days he had
to seek his livelihood in the coal
mines of Rhoiidda .Valley. During
his spare time he'was much given to
0 self improvement and studied deeply
the-problems of his fellow  workers
■ and of his times. At an early date
he began to take an active interest
in matters pertaining to the welfare
• of the miners.
'    Coming  to America,  he  drifted   to
the   coal   fields   of  the   Crows   Nest
Pass district, and soon afterward he
- interested .himself, as was his custom
in the old land, in the organization of
-•    the workers.
In the days of his advent into this
country, Morrissey was looked upon as
the   coming * coal mining . town nud
■ it wns here that Mr. Sherman' made
his first' step from tho inward wo'rk**
ings of. tlio mines on the road to lead-
,  ership, for whicli position' he' was so
——brilliantly—equipped— 4 ' ■
Mr. Shermans prominent position in
Labor'circles brought "him into the
political arena on several occasions as
a,Labor and Socialist candidate. He
contested on different occasions, Pincher Creek; Lethbridge and Calgary
The Funeral
The funeral on Wednesday afternoon
which'took place to the Miners hall,
thence to Fernie cemetery, was ln
Itself a splendid tribute lo the esteem
in which deceased was held by all
classes of citizens, and especially by
the miners,
Thc mines of the district suspended
operations for the day, and representatives .were present from many parts
of the district to pay tribute to their
regard for their, departed chieftain,
The fl'oral offerings wore beautiful
and included: „
Wreath from Mrs. Sherman and family.
.   .Members of District   IS,
Fernie local
Coleman local
Hosmer local
Lethbridge local No. 57*4.
- Mr. and Mrs. Whitehouse, Michel,
Mrs. Lambert.
Dr. and  Mrs.  Corsan. ',
' "From a few friends."
At the Miners' Hall the body lay in
state at the entrance to the auditorium previous to the service, and was
viewed by many of his old associates.
Standing   room   was   at  a   premium
when Rev. Grant came forward to offer prayer.     An impressive gathering
it was—one that will not fade soon
from the minds of those attending.
The gallery was filled with men—
men' used to the hard side of life, and
who aro not much given to tears. As
the service proceeded a biting of the
lips could be seen,,a hardening of.the
facial lines, and finally In numberless
cases big" rough hands., involuntarily
went to tho eyes, and" tears .trickled
down'faces that for years had been
Calgary Albertan
The death of Frank H. Sherman fs a
blow to organized labor in Alberta and
Canada and a loss to Western Canada.
He was a vigorous, active and honest
leader in a labor organization that was
not always easy to lead. He -was a
patriotic citizen whose life was given
to an effort to improve the conditions
of his fellow workers.
Mr. Sherman* was an honest man.
His opportunities to sell out his fellow wet- very great. Temptation's were
numerous, and wero at hand all the
time. Ilut lie novor yielded, novor wavered, never compromised, lie was a
careful, economic, saving man, with no
expensive habits and ho dies practically peni.iloss, leaving a wife and large
family, with practically nothing. Ills
prolonged illness ate up tho * small
amount that was saved up for a rainy
Sherman was not an agitator.    He
urged the strike as a last resort. He
usually counselled his men against resorting to that form of warfare,   No
striko that he was associated with was
every accompanied by ^violence of any
kind, which shows his principles and
also the hold that he had upon,his own
people,   However,''he-was up against
active   opposition,   and   had'  to   meet
forces which were always, prepared to
carry the battle to the end upon the
slightest provocation and friction wis
never absent:
Sherman was ambitious but ho died
with his ambition unrealized, lie always desired to become a member of
a legislature and to have somo voice
iu Uie making of laws that he might
improve  the conditions' of.,his fellow
*,       * . .
Mr. Sherman was a vory likeable, intelligent, vigorous, active and absolute-
ely honest man. Western Canada miners will go many a day before thoy
find as good  a man to succeed hint.
.tie was elected as the first check*
weighman at that place upon the 'inauguration of that system. ' . As the
mining industry grow and thc unions
developed -.numerically,', district, 'is was
formed, of which Mr,, Sherman was
the first elective president, a position
which he held,through successive elections. ' .
Mr, Sherman always aimed to uphold a high moral standard among the
men over whom he for, the time, presided. Anything Bhady or, wrong unfailingly met with his strongest disapproval, while ho was an, ardent supporter of all teniperanco and moral reform -niovement calculated to lift the
workers to a higher plane.
Ho was an aggressive and an advanced thinker; his advocacy of tho
principles of Socialism In'no way narrowed his conception or appreciation
of thc views and beliefs of other men.
Frank Sherman was essentially a
fighter, a man of spirit and any campaign in which ho wns ongaged could
he countetl upon to bo Interesting to
all concerned.
His family life wns moRt happy.
In 1891 he wuh mnrrled to Miss Annlo
Uerivnn, whoso native • land waH
in Wiltshire. To them were born
Hov'on children*, tho ono sad incident
of tho family life bolng tho loss of lho
eyesight, of his second son, who ls.nov*
nttondlng the Blind Institute at Brunt-
'   ford, Ont.
Tho members of tho family aro, lie*
HtdoH, Mi'H. Sherman, Annlo, Willie,
Lllliun, Doris, NiyllB and Cleraldlno,
nt homo, nnd Leonard attending school
ah stated above, nt Ylrantford.
To thuin tho wholo community and
■llRtrict extends heart foil sympathy In
their dnrk hour ot sadness and trial.
considered too hard for such expressions. . Rev. Grant'1 spoke briefly and
well. He eulogized tho career of the
deceased, enumerating tho many fine
qualities 'which made up his character and life.
He dwelt on the clear cut lines on
which   the  deceased  had carried  on
his life's work,      He referred to the
unfailing loyalty to the cause of labor.
Mr,  Grant had  been  Intimately' acquainted with Mr. Sherman for some
years,  more  particularly  lu  the last
year or so, and a mutual friendship
had sprung tip between thom, making
it visibly hard for the rov, gentleman
to speak on tho occasion,    Ho pointed
out that now, day by day, Is tho tlmo
to improve our lives, to,fill up each
moment, with kind deeds and tondor
words, so thnt when tho timo camo to
depart,  the  chapter would  bo  filled
with tho record of a lifo well spent,
and  not  vain   regrets.      Mr.   Grant
In his prayer feelingly referred to the
fatherless children  and  tho    widow,,
commending them,to tho   caro   and
protection of the Almighty.
Familiar tunes wore usod, "Days
and Moments Quickly Flying," "The
Sands of Tlmo aro Sinking' and 'Nearer, My Clod, to Thee," the audience
joining us best their volcos would permit, but from many quarters of the
big building sobs and not songs woro
quite audible,
At the conclusion of tho ceremony,
thoso who had not previously viewed
the remains woro given tho opportunity to do so, and one by ono, slowly,
reverently nnd with howod houds, the
line filed by, many n toor dimmed oyo
glancing hastily for tlio last timo on
the fnco of one whom they hud learned
to lovo.
• -.- ,.,The Procession
•Ou.tside the hall the cortege formed
in line as follows: ••
Salvation Army band*
'•Mayor and City Council
Representatives of the Police  and
Fire Departments.
District  Officers  and   Board> Members.
• Representatives from Locals
Gladstone Local
The remains were the
mourners and other friends ,ln rigs
and on foot. * , o
" Tlio pall bearers .were 'John Wild,
.lolln Kent, Wm, Carroll, Wm. Rose,
Thomas Sanders and W. Clarkston, all
of whom woro intimately licqulntod
with deceased.
Such a coneourso of pooplo ns lined
the streets on that day hns *-\-,ldoni
boon seen in Fornie, nil tho stores and
places of business In the city being
closed from 2 o'clock until 4.110 The
lino of march wns taken up toward
tlio cemetery, the Solvation Army band
leading with the ImprcRslvo strains of
The Dead March, tho Italian band taking up its piano farther back in tha
At, ilie gravo a simple, yet. Impress-
Ivo sorvlco was carried out by thu
Rov, Grant, and then hy the miners,
lliolr rituals being road by Socrotary
Rees of Gladstone Local.
Tho .lournoy back was then taken
tip, Thus was laid to rest a loving
father nnd a kind husband, and a good
eltlzon, who had commanded, respect
from nil with whom lio erimo In contact.
.7-Mrs. Slieriv^-ii^Vitvough the-Ledger,
wishes to extend lier heartfelt thanks
to the friends who came to her assistance while passing through the dark
waVers of affliction,
Wm. Carroll was unceasing in his attentions nnd spent almost every minute of his timo ministering to the deceased  during his  last llnoss.
a A Telegram
Calgary  News.
association "with him and personal observation of his, life and conduct:   ' It
is very hard to embody these thoughts '
into adequate expression or to arrange
tbem so as io correctly exemplify the
sympathetic emotions of my heart and
intelligently portray the true eharae-  *
tor of our deceased brother. Prompted
only with a desire to place them before   his  follow   laborers   in   a   great
cause—comrades in arms in spirit and
in principle—the sturdy men who havo   ■
boon truly the brothers aud friends of
his public aud official life, to the end
•that   some offort   should  be  made  to
perpetuate*  that   memory  and   at.  the
samo time show our love,    gratitude
and  appreciation   for  his   work    and.
worth,  that   I  have taken tlio liberty
of inditing thoso fow liiU.-s.
I have known our departed brother
for a number of yours and have been
intimately acquainted with him during
those trying days of turmoil, anxiety
and unavoidable strife into which  lie
throw all the energies of his soul and
the' intellectual  faculties-:   with  which
he was graciously endowed. *,, I   havo.
listened ofloil time's to-the words   of
counsol, of wisdom and of admonition
which lie generously ami zealously imparled   to .hi.s  co-workers  and    havo
always  fell   that   what  he   suggested
and  what lie advised  was  calculated '
for   the   best   common   good   of   tlio ■■
causo he represented and the principles he vindicated. 1 .have known him
to  spurn  and  turn  aside  from      Ihe
tempter   who 'with   bribing,   jingling,
coins   sought   10  induce  him  to  give
up ihe fight, betray his men and hypothecate iheir principles for filthy lucre
and this, mark you. at a time when he
keenly folt the need of money for natural   sustenance  and   family  support.
He was ns true as stool, and in the
hourof  direst   need,     when   weaker
characters might have .succumbed  to
thc enticing bait, he chose rather to
'share the "wretched crust" in honor
and   spotless   fidelity   with-his   men
_t lion—ir-jiii_fnmrt^ni*_nrnfii_in_dislunifii-
Frank II. Sherman, who for years
has been"ihe leader of organized labor
in  this  part, of tho  country,  died at j
Edmonton Ocl. 12
MR. DAVID RUES, Miners Hall Fertile
Accept our deepest.sympathy in the
loss of our late president, F. II, Sherman, our dearest friend nnd brother,
Regret being unable to attend funeral,
Information late,
"**A. C. Brovey
■   T,  E, James
The following tributes from outside
papers show the marked esteem F, 11
Sherman enjoyed:
Lethbridge Herald
The death of Frank II, Shermnn removes   ono of tho most striking figures   in    thc Industrial and political
arena of Albertn and eastern British
Columbia. Few men In I lie west have
the honor of bolng beloved and Idolized by their friends and hated    by
their enemies ns was Frnnk Sherman,
For mnny yours president of District
18   ofn  the United Mine Workers of
America,    he hnd  nn  influence over
llio miners thnt  no one could question nr usurp.     To   the dny of   his
death,   although he had relinquished
the reins nf his office his Influence
was .paramount in'.this district. There
w'as good rea.-jo.Y for this. People may
question the right oi- reason of many
of'his actions', and the course he pursued in the interests of the miners,
but no oiie can say that he ever spared himself or that he did not put his
wholo soul into his work, His death
at this time is, beyond a do.-|bt,Y due
to his getting up from a sickbed last,
spring to enter vigorously into the
struggle which lasted so long. .\'ot
only did he givo many years of his
life in service to his fellow workers,
but that service caused his untimely
To tho gonornl public, Frank Sherman was acknowledged to be a man
of brilliant parts in many ways, an
nstute lender and a determined fighter. Ills views wore often considered
exterome and his actions ill-judged,
hut his striking personality and keenness of intellect, were acknowledged
by his bitterest enemies, nnd'because
of these lie was respected and feared
by them.
He was for years the stormy petrel
of the pulltleul sea ln Southern Alborta and made evory contost ho entered decidedly interesting.
His untimely' demise is .regretted'
by all, tlio moro especlnly as it, appears' that, ho loaves behind lilm n'
largo family In straightened clreuin-
stnnces, which might otherwise lmvo
been well provided for by u man of
his ability, If ho had not given the
best pnrt ot his life to the service of
his follow miners.
Fernie, as announced in tlie telegraphic report to'the Daily News yesterday.-'      '-., ,.
The death of Frank. Sherman removes from labor ranks in this district its ablest and m,ost intelligent
advocate. ', '
lie .wus a labor man who, while
true to the cause that, he espoused,
was not unfair in his treatment of
those who differed from him in viewing economic nnd social questions.
On more thnn one occasion he wns
the standard bearer of the labor party
for parliamentary honors but was not
successful iu elect ion.
He loaves bohlnd him the record
of n life spent in endeavoring to
make the condition of the working
classes better thnn he found It.
Ills wife nnd seven children who
are not in very good circumstances,
should have sympathy and assistance from those whom Frank Sherman so faithfully and unselfishly
To the Life nnd Character of Frank |j
H. Sherman
Lethbridge, Altn, Oct, 11
Editor Ledger.
Since receiving thu sad news of I lie
demise of our friend and brother,
Frank II. Sherman, niy thoughts have
boon busy recalling scenes of personal
i and treachery,       V   ■
No doubt. Ihe incessant zeal-which
he manifested and which ever charac-
i terized his life together with the trv-
I Ing  ordeals  through   which, he.    was
i called  to pass so weakened and impoverished tlie body that it could not.
sustain  tho dreaded-' disease    which   *■*
culminated In his death, and thus his
lovo and labor for t!o cause hastened
the oiul.
The  question  in  my  mind  nt    t he-
present time is "What can we do to
perpetuate his memory and hand down
to future generations some token of
esteem and appreciation, some tribute
j of lovo and commendation?"      1  bollovo  the  sterling  integrity  of ' this
man; his fidelity to the cause of labor
his unflinching zeal and incessant toll
for the laboring man, will bring forth
n   spontaneous  response   from   every
heart   and  hearty co-operation    from
overy purse when 1 suggest a suitable
monument whereon the engraver's chisel shnll cut deeply those expressions ,
of love and gratitude which well up In
our hearts at llio present tlmo.   Those
words will nol. remain on the cold and
lifeless marble but thoy will be transformed to the heart of every one who
roads them and there will thoy live and
nilsuto, the Hiimc great essentials of
true and everlasting   character until
the    Scripture   is   literally   fulfilled
wherein it says "lie being dead,   yoi
spenkeih."    I am rendy to,perform my
humble part, not  only  to honor the
dead, hut also to support and comfort
ihe living, and start ilie fund with u
contribution of $1011.
C. J. EckBtorm.
Carlo Vlaucloiin, n young    Italian,
ttRod Iwonly-flvo yonrs, was horribly
mangled on Thursday mornltiB at No.
1 Irnck at tlin coke ovonu, nnd mm*
climbed lo his Injuries before reaching
tlin lioi-p'ltnl.     The young mnn was
omployod nt thn coko oveim and wns
adjusting the nlr brakes of one of the
enrs, according to report, when   they
got away on lilm and' knocked lilm
down, almost Hovering his logs from
his "■ony.     A juctv iiu.t lo bu ubcu iu
Ull iln: (..'-.J <■'!! )>->i>, •imi Ibis 'j.'h'r.jUy
delayed his rescue until too late.   As
noon nn the unfortunate man wns got
out willing hands rushed lilm ovor to
llio liospltnl with the hope that his
Mm   imfciii   in;  n*4*i*>.*«,,   I.-',   il,*.   .-.',.*..i,
hnd loon too long nnd Just ns lie wnH
ronchlng tlio lioHpltnl ho expired.
He wns nn iinmnrrlod mnn and was
well lilted by tltoso with whom he had
workod. An Inquest wnn held Inst
wight, the following Jury having been
sworn in:
W. .1, Bluiulull, fuiciuun
J. .*. Mclntyro
J, C. Kenny
IL Carlllo
K. Whlmttcr
W. Dicken
After oxnmlnlng sovornl wltnoHsos
the Jury returned tho following vor*
"Tlmt the deceased came to his
death through the negligence of par*
ty or parties unknown in neglecting
to set brakes, and recommend that
some mniuiH be ndopt tal whornhy om*
ployeoH could stay In safety whilo the
cars were In motion, also thnt. some
person be employed for the purpose of
spotting curs."
Tho deceased wan a member of
ft In da tew' local II. M. \V, of A.
Fred Rntlth, tlio popular papor traveller was hero last, wook nnd booked
some good orders.
.1. A, Tormey and .1." I). Ayo gavo a
.lo'iiitifn. st en-opt Iran lecturo to the
Honrd of Trade members nnd their
wIvoh on Monday evening at tho Miners' Opora IIoiibo. On Thursday n
public lecturo was given at tho samo
plnco nnd tho hull wnn packed.
Mm. Lillian Thomas, Deputy Grand
Chlof of Pythian HiHiors, will arrive
from KasBlnnd tomorrow for tho pur*
pose of reorganizing tho Crow's Nest
Temple. Wives, (laughters nnd sisters of Knights of Pythias ntfo eligible,
and aro cordially invited to he at tho
K. P. hall on Mondny tho tfith at 8
A very protty wedding took pined
on Saturday last, October it, at 8.110
p.m..  nt   the  residence  of  Mr.  and
Mrs, Goorgo Johnston, tho contrnntlng
parties being Miss   Minnie Bridge of
Coal Creek, formerly of Walkley, Latt*
cnshlre,    England," daughter   of Mr.
Bridge, tlio woll known pit boss here,
and Mr. Ewarl    tl, Murlett or Conl
Creek, formerly of llespoler, Out. Tbe
buuubiiiiiiii  *.».*.•, M1.-.0 Ai.:.!.   .1e!:*.v''-'*'
vWiile Mr.,l Uoiioii a clod a-- bot't
mnn. The bride looked charming In rt
lovely droHB of white silk.    The Rev.
Mr. Scott tied the nuptial knot,   this
xt*.',.,*, ■,',.-. I'.::.!, w  ]]':'■'.:    •"• l*'*" bml
since coming to the Creek,   A large
number of guests were present,   nnd
thu presents wero both numerous and
costly.     Tho festivities will bo   continued this week end at tho homo of
tho brides' parents.     Mr. nnd    .Mrs,
MiU-IilU ai. both ciiBngod nt  Triton.
Wood storo, Mrs. Mnrlntt nH account*
tint nnd Mr. Mnrlntt as salesman. The
contracting parties nro both popular
In tho Crook nnd 'furry tho bOBt wishes
of a largo clrclo of friends.    After thc
wedding ceremony the Hov. Mr. Scott
christened the Infant daughter (Minnie) or Mr. and Mrs. Johnston, also
the Infant sun (.lohnl of Mr. nud Mrs,
Ford, Altogether a very happy 'evening was spent,
vs.   Anglo-Aniericnn—Blundell Winn Out
AgentR of the Dominion Conl ♦
Co. of Capo Breton N, H„ nro ♦
nt work trvlni» to Induce mill* ♦
ers of Wllkoshnrre nnd other ♦
iiiilhrncite ininu towns lu   go •♦
there ntul scab. .District   nud -**•*•
local   officers   should   evert ♦
themselves to prevent    them ♦
from securing    nny men for ♦
.'.!,".''   '■■•I'tirii'i, ^L*
A stnko has been on lu .Vo* *>
vn Scot In nnd at thoso mines ♦
since .Inly 0 with every pros* ♦
pect of winning. ♦
Don't go there nnd try to do* ♦
font your brothers who nre ♦
flirhflng for the rl(?hl to organ* ♦
Ize ntul hotter conditions of ♦
employment. ♦
Stay nwny. Due notice will ♦
bo given    in these columns ♦
■when the striko 1« won, t.nb- ♦
or paper., please copy. ♦
PARIS, Ocl. II.--The news ot the
execution of Korrer at Biircelona eroni*
ed a tremendous sensation when printed here today, The n.-AKpiipon* li-t.Uiod
extra editions wllh glnrln)-; l.on.illnoB
some of thiMii expressing the belief
that. King Alfonso had compromised
his future by falling to intervene, In-
tervlo-VH printed show that ninny persons prominent In lho scientific and
political world are both Indignant mid
pained at the events of tho dny In
A member of the Institute ntild he
wim Htiinlflcd nt the execution which
he characterized us an act of political
BRUSSELS, Oct, ll--The People, a
socialist organ, iitiuoiiiiced tlm doatli
of Ferrer In a special edition today,
■nnl editorltiltv the tinp'T stivs:—"The
awful news will  unchalii  n tempest, j H,,„,i ■.„*■„,. tl) ,|,e fir,-.     It may well Ho
We four that In refusing to stop thojn,,,, t|„. „,*,•., ,,f u„. receipt |u    u,,*
execution AlfotiKo has signed his own
death warrant."
The whole question In dispute In Hits
notion turiiH ou the point I have Just
mentioned,  that   is,  wus the Interim
receipt in-Hied prior tu tho fire*' This
lielug the question in dlsputo how <aii
there he any ttililliiitlun? The loss wus
This action was brought in leenverj., ,(1||l| ,()St. ,,„ ,,,„,.,, |(i n() ,,„,,„,j,,',', ,(,
lho iiuumut  duo under an  ItiKiiriinco j ,.,,*,„.. |(, (||| .,,,,, „,.,„„_ ,,.,., m, M,.  •■„,.
po"*'.*'* i land t-nld In his evidence, the point we
Several defences were nilscd.    Isl.l,,,.,. f|,,|.|i,,,. „„ |H, ,|„„ ,|„. interim ,*,..
as lo the agency of WtitMin, who pine*',.,.!,,,   W|lh  „,,,   ■.„.-..,•  „|ltII  „•*,,,,,  ,-,,„
oil the insurance with    the plaintiff.i fi,,., |, „,,„„„, »„ „„. th,,u ,|UI|    *.„„,
which defence wns abandoned by Mr., ,.,..j,,||fr ih (1„ii,. tt|ihln IiIh rights   tu
Holland nt the trial, and In regard to j |„*|„K|,|K U(.||„n> nH he now doc, • *» .
which I would lu any •■nm- find for tliejTI|), ,l|l0Vl. ,M.|||K ,,iy Nll,ttH ,h(.r„ ||lUs|
j.l-.|»l(1ff    \   >*,.|.r*t.-f defence WIIK I'lllsed i i„.    •„,(„„„„-,,    f,„.   ,|,„    ,.|M|l|||ff      w|t|,
nt to the date of the Interim receipt, j ,,„H|M
The defence suggests that that receipt i
was not binned until nftor I ho; fire, |n|
the face of the cideiue of the plain
tiffs nnd  of  HutiH  Hamilton   I   mieu <
'find that  tlie interim  n-ei-lpt   was It.* \
HOME, Oct. 11,-rIt Is believed that
agent's book was not filled lu tintII
after the flro. This cannot affect tin*
plaintiff, Tho third d-'feiice Is that
the execution of Ferrer at. Barcelona j no notion lies, but that the arbitration
was hastened by the fear tlmt the pope, section of Dn- ...iiilUlui... ln-lng ifn'u
would Intervenl. According to thlH|tory, condition No, lei must first ln«
theory , the Spanish authorities wlHhj invoked. It might b<- * if I thou^la
)in nm lnij',11 to i.ii.i* in itii- im ,ii*
hlnii lo llnynos Luke tomorrow, Tine
train let,\es the (J. N, station nt
and haves llitynew to return about ,',.
A light lunch will bo Mippllrd free nt
tliti dub house nt Bayiics. A free
drive Mmiiii.'h the Inliratetl trnct'i will
he given mid a free launch ride on
Uo,* Koo'ennj' rl\.-r ulll complete the
ono thnt  days outing.     Huyiicn Lake Is one ut
m iimvont their soverelKii heltiK placed! the variation a rensoimbh ,.,,.,
uhm-i       m-MH , i .unnnt find,   however | who tnko  In  the  trip  will  bu more
In a position
grant   or refuse   n papal request for! nihil rat Ion.
pardon. 'that the vnrlatlou Is a renttniinble one. j thnn rn-pnlit. PAGE TWO
Conducted under the direction of "Protetiaran"
Address all matter for this  page to "Proletarian" District Ledger
Betaus Soc ili*.ts lalk of a revolt'
ion. no ot\f -should gpt the idea ttiit
■he-*- mean war, fire aa& sword, blood
mr and Ihe ground tore up." Xot tl
in', means. Socialists aiKotaie p»a"
mil the orderly way of doing things
nd condinm-* war and the militar;
it) of doing thiUS*
-^iie   r*»\*ol«tiot    that   the   Sol ini is ts
Ii in the change of Personnel of ihof
who receive ihe rewards of labor. V
lie, Socialism Ihe rewards will go ■
thost who do the «ork--in fact Hip:
wilt be no regard without seniLe i
•-.on.** kiwi. M present the rewards:
so chiefly to those who do not rend.
a_i sortn-f v.-hatev-er. and to change]
tht= flow or rewards from an idlir to
a worker, as Socialism  contemplates.
] be a
ins to it thai   "i
lat the world has
hitherto "K
And ibe
,. net it n
st be much j
ar or
abanr lh
■-i resolution
change  of
recipients.       When  Harn
man died
ht oth-r
day the gre
du-strial _*.
stems of f
had  heen
undT  h
s   control   m
right  on
a  though
n oth ins had
there wa
a change rt*
ing tbe natter of •*
ho should re
the reward
s or frui
•. of the indu
«M_ti rec
Wt ,b™. "°
Some melody
Fair laud that saw my birth.
*.rfm of the whole blamed earth.
Hart id my screeds
Tell me. ch tell me why
Prices  have soared so  high.
That  mat:  can scarcely  buy
Things that lie needs.
Things that a man must eat
ons and prune*! and meat
Cost like Sam. HiH.
Carpets and ru_s and mats
ikties and shoes and bats.
Shirting to hide his slats.
Empty his till-
All through the week I work.
Like  aa  unlaiindered  Turk,
For a few bucks
Xo odds how bard  r tr>
Of wealth  I  am  always  shj
A.nd when I trarel I
-. (hat half a pin
more and better
i  the old dajs
i Mj
as »f» j   from Harvimaiil Yo» are ■' humming I>I<*<1
u   ,vho survived  him.    If ;Also a Peatn
i_ been the ushering in of! Splendid io peace uthI war
nstcad o* th    ,'at o\ Har ' Tbo«  mos    effulgent  -tar
heels would have contin-! Tel!  me u-by prices are
m,r th.- -m«*  but the val-' c,eKr oal oT reach-
b,   the   turning  of  thei -W«lr Ma-
ii have stopped floniug t
When  the  International  and  Uivu
Northern.   Railroad   fo   Texas   passed
under tbe control of the state through
the appointment of a receiver, we do
not suppose 'iiat a single engineer felt
his engine lurch us though the ground
was wobbling beneath it, or that the
things  were   happenings     which   the!
friends  of  capitalism  tell   as  would
be bound to happen on the advent   of*
•Socialism.     All the machinery work-j
ed right along just as if the Goulds,
and not the state had been receiving j
the revenjes arising from freights audi
. fares.
Same when the business of the Wa j
ters-Pierce Oil companf was taken in.
charge by   tbe  state.      The  Abilene
agent for that company had bis office
at that time immediate!*-: across the< lamb.      l-abor
hali  from  the  editor's office,  and  if I master    ta
there was any iar or commotion    on: while,   whih
that side of th« building as though Ihe/ scraps. So\
The  .National    Trades    Federati
which met at Ottawa passed a ruse
tion that the government should .
out a half cent coin for tbe benefit of]
the oorkins class.    Tins is a fine example of (he punk resolutions passed
liy this federation-     This federati
a special j-et of the bosses and er
(guaranteed to act as a strike breaking!
' concern.      When   the  bosses  whistle
it waggles its tail, and looks
pectaiitly io get the orders of the master*;      it is patted on the back
political lacKeys of the finaoeievs aad'
the  capitalist  press  keeps  saying  toj
it     'Good old dog
Being tl.e pet of the bossi
stand the kicks and cdffs that come
the way ov labor. Do its leaders think,
of rebelling against tbe slavish condition of its members? Xot at ail. Theyj
temper tbe wind to the shorn
(Cotton's Weekly)
; crime of the poor is their pov
Socialism will clothe the naked, and
feed the hungry and give every
chance to look the whole world in
the face because he is   doing   honest
Alderman Stearns of Montreal has,
been in Great Briton and was surprised to find how fast socialism was
spreading among the common people. |
Wherever capitalism rnns in cc
The king of Greece wants to abdi-
tte and the intetrtiational capitalists
command him to stick to his Job. The|
rulers do not rule. They are mere
lackeys of the financners and industrial barousL -.
The British government has bought
out the Macoroni system. This does;
not benefit the workers at all. It will
probably profit the master class by
giving tliem cheaper messages than
China is aiming at naval Dover. A
vast fleet is to be created. Capitalism
is working its will the world over. The
east is waking, not to liberty but lo
tpitalist modes of tyranny. j
Consolidation of industry is tbe order of the day. The capitalist form at1
society sires the henefit of that orga-j
aizalion and consolidation to the few; j
socialism Will give the benefits't
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with its advantages,  etc.,   etc.
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iucea  al!   and   tW
gets all that is    worth
:he  labor  dogs get  the|
the Federation dog has
judgment day had  come, we did  not [been    looting at the scraps thai are]
know of tt.      Neither did that agent/ flung to labor. It does not growl forj
In fact he did not know as much about j more bnt waggles lis tail and begs the.
what was happening to bis company \ master th;.*. the scraps lhat tome it
as we. for we watched the papers more] way may be divided into smaller poi
closets than tie. and jollied I iions so tUat they will last lougt r-
him  about  the  certainties  or  unceM    The master class spend hundreds of j
tainties of his job.     Out. ail tbe same j dollars for diamonds and automobiles
his job continued right straight along ! and palaces. The laborer spends
about  the  only  difference  beng that  for the necessities of life- The m
in*  began  making reports and  remit- ■ class feel ashamed lo give a five
tames-, to mt Eckl.ii.rt. the state agent j tip to a lackey that  v-ilt fawn
instead  oi    ont  Cahoon.    a  Waiers-j tiiem.     The   laborers
Pierce  as-ent  higher up  the line    of, begging    iheir    masters     the    Iabor|
promotion ! thieves, to  kindly  make  a  half cent
■so ibe p.wple who art.* predicting \ coin so that they will not have to
that when Sosialisw comes it will ne-! spend a whole big cent all at once. j
i-^sarii) I ling -* revolution somewhat When Ipbor wakes to its own powfr
wreck of matter anil tlie f the whole parasiting class of industrial
If you want to have a home that thi
landlord cannot take away dot -make1
you pay for help bring about soclal-
The master class forge themsel'
weapons for    repressing the working;
class by means of the surplus valu;
they bave robbed from the wnrhin
The Japanese government has resolved io stamp out socialism from Jap-J
an as a pernicious doctrine. The Jap-|
anese government is biting off i
than It can chew.
;palo mcMed Morocco without Justification. Spain got licked in the first
round. Now Spain is going ot make
Slorocco   pay an Indemnity for daring |
nash her invading troops,
hypocrisy  of  the  worBing class
Ledger, Fernie. E. C.
B. C.
Please reserve for -me	
of "PROGRESSIVE FERNIE" at SO cents per
Steam heated throughout.
Hot and cold Baths.
The  King Edward
Fernie's   Leading  Commercial  Hotel
Rates $2.50 and upward*.
3. C-aA-WFOft-*
Fernie Livery, Dray & Transfer Co.
Contracts Taken
Including Stump pulling. Land Clettring and Ploughing.     Let
figure on your tiext job
Rubber Tired Buggies, New Turnouts
MINE MUHDERS their lies, workers. The lazy drunkard
  of a rent collector or coupon clipper
The    terrible explosions "at Roslyn,  *t""ivs your earnings now. Join    the
Wash., and Nanaimo. S-C eonld have  socialists and help to stop the robbery,
A laboring man has nothing
and all io lose in supporting either of
ibe capitalist parties. His only hopej
Is to join bis own party the socialist!
party and to get om and fight for himself.
The eritics laugh at tfle idea of buying goods by sample such as might
occur under socialism. The very erit-j
ies who laugh at tbis buy goods from
tbe pictures shown to them in
catalogues nf the    big    departmental |
akin to the -wreck of mattei
crash of world," are going t
piiy disappointed.
Material   changes   will   •»*
time i*  in an sura*.-wl  in the
of producl ion,  ••■ii.eciall;- of  raw   wa
Uriah*; al=*0 the nii.-iiiod ot dim ri but ion
would   I
r    m*l i
i»ifrfci*_i( wber*-
x <rf •»
inu  don-us, just   as  onu  pout  «ffi<
i*. no!*  hi-KMi*at   whore 'here  would
t    ihnc dr four ir ili'-re were priva
postal corporation* nervini-r thc peopl-°
whh on? i:ainl and skinning iliem Willi |
i most rnoment-
a  change, such a
pi-"  not afraid  ot,
*o.k it pre*«nt is1
gnling tbem to read anil
i-d-lcu-hns? an-_ uoderstsind
ley !»* in harmony with a
the literature, . ke> p
in the field and hasten
evolution.— K>
hap-J lord and banking magnate and cc
! priest and advocate   anil flunkey will
.     S be   \Siea swept into 'he things at ihe
But labor must wake. Ii miisi Bet
rid of tbe gang of trai'ors who are it
thn head of lh« national organization.
These men are doing the dirty work
of ihe mai-lnr clans. Tbey are leading
the laborers io their economic di
They are like iho old hardened bulls
who in the. rtliHighter urns of Chii-ago*
lead the herds of cattle under (he
slaughter clubs
irking plugs ser- fariher
than a blind bat? Can't
-n.eH the parasiting labor]
r rich on what they slet
from you, are the cunning brutes wh
nill bi- only too glad to get yon I
•livlde your forces and get you to b'
Ira*, one another? Stop your fooling
Study yonr own interests and thei
instead of fawning upon false offii
ialt. who fawn upon your roasters, on
betray you into their hands, you wi
organize for your own economic iibe
-i j- awl you will h* o**' *•» s-2"* td\ yo
Wben you get all jou earn the pai
a-iites wh<> like vampires drain >ou
labor power to their profit will be a
order of the past-—.'Jolion's Weekly.
re and more the id
tin omsm is grow
at McKee- Rbehs !
a great boost in Ai.
Tlie will of the people is a foolish
lenn There is no such thing as the
collective will of the people. The win
of rhe people means simply tbe aum
rotal of tbe .various aniagonlstle in ,
teresis  of  the  different  members  of
The Tories thought iliai they had a
cinch. They served ihe pluies for It
years and thought that Ihe job was
theirs for keeps. The I-iberals ',ow
towed lo Ihe plutes'and agreed to be
just as Bubservieni and ihe plutes tried
Ihe new political lackeys and found
them satisfactory. Evpr since thi*'
Tory politicians have been Koing
around miuealing aboul their losti
iob-s."     " "j
I-aurier would change the studies of
the voting from Vigil in Latin to,
Shakespeare in English. The plutes.1
are perfectly willing. Shakespeare was
as much a plule thinker as was.Virgil.!
Itut lei a laborite suggest that Karl,
.ll-arc be studied in preference to either;
of tbem and srfe how quick the labor
rlileves of (te province of Quebec
would stamp on the idea.
been    prevented   by ventilation, sufficient ventilation.     No   coal.
possihly explode -with enough fresh air!
abolish the fatal fire damp of the
They are hunting for the cause of
the explosions. How did it happen?,
Nobody seems to know. Some have
one theory and some another. j
But everyone ought to know, and ■
does know, there is just one and one |
only cause, namely, the deficiency ofi
fresh air in the shafts and the levels of
the workings.
And there is no trouble in getting
enough air if the company sppnd;
enough of its profits to get It. Asi
shafts and air fans can he bad for
money, plenty of them to make ever>
dark avenue undergrounds as well ventilated as the Majestic Theatre in Se*
I present subject b
Ninety five per cent of human etter-
y is wasted under the capitalist sys-
em of production.
Port Arthur October
Good ventilation—no explosions,
dea:hs of miners.
word, when there is more
gard  of workingmens livse  than  for
dividends,  then  explosions  and  their
horrors    will   cease.—Seattle   Socialist.
Three fell c
ated with (2.000.000 capitalization.
Com petition is dend and the only vital
quention before tbe people fs.
whether the labor thieves or the work-
ei.i themselves shall get (he benefit
nrtsing Irom the going of -wasteful
Editor Ledger
Sir; Will you Kindly correct one of
the mistakes made in the report of
my speech at Fernie September 26th.
I am made to say while referring to
the strike of '&_ and the coincident arrests and bullpen:
"Among that number were 14 who
were arrested for violence and injury
and among them was yostr
Tom Whelan."'
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What I did say was:
"Among the number were 14 . who
were arrested for violating ah Injunction, one of whom was your townsman
Tom "W-elan.'
The Injustice to _lr. Whalen is such
that it should be corrected. Violating an injunction In a labor dispute
should be commended, while violence
snd injury may be condemned.
Wm. D. Haywood
Socialism does uot stand for dividing up. Capitalism stands for lhaL
Socialism alms at preventing the dividing up scheme. Socialism aims at
giving each worker all he earns. Of
course if socialism triumphs then thej For Thanksgiving day, October
Idlers who arc forcing the workers to ihe Canadian Pacific Railway Com-
divy np will have to ro to work. That pany announce a rate of tare and one
does not suit Ibem so th« idlers howl third for the round trip.' TIeKets wl.'l
that socialism means tbat the hard be on aale October 22ud to Octoher '11
worker would he forced to divide uli inclusive, final return limit October
with the lany drunkard- Uont believe j 27th.
The Tenderfoot Farmer
B of these experimental farmers, who put fnca
spectacles -an bis cow and fed her ituiing*.   Hit theory
' it didn't matter what the cow ate ao loot as the
The queitujn* of digestion and noari-hroent had
not entered into his csld_m_oa*.
It"m  only a -'tenderfoot" farmer  that would   try Such
hi experiment with a coW.    But many a farmer fecdi fear-
alf regatdlesi oi d'tgotjoft and nntrifon.    He miiht almost aa well cat shavings for aQ the good he gets ont of bis. food.   The n-ault is tha; tbe stomach
■frows "weak*'the aetien.oLthc orgtat at dI**[e*tion and nutrition »i-e impaired
. and the man differs the Miseries oE dyapepsia and the af onies ot nervoomcM.
Ta BtrenStBcn the stomach, restore tie actirity of the or-
•jana of tlf^-utjo(> and nutrition aoii brace up the nervea,
oae Dr. Pierce'- Golden MedScal niaeoweiy.  i_ ia an no-
falling remedy, and It's the confidence ot physicians at*
well as tbe praise ot Otonaanda Heated by ft* oee.
In tbe.strictest seme "'Golden MeiUcal -Disco-ray" it a Mmpcnnce ffledt-
tine.    It contains neither intoxicants m.r narcotics, and ia aa free from alcnboi
■« from opium, cocaine arid other dangerou** dru*{s.    All injJredienU printed 00
its outside wrapper.
Don't let a dt*i*tr delude 70a for his ur
stomach, fireraad blood "lust aa food" a
Wm. Eschwig*, Proprietor
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Alberta Show
Case Works
-lanufactwers   of
j Ferme Dairy
delivered to all
parts of the town
Great Northeri! Rail'y
Fast Time and
Good Connection
To All Points East and West
Leave Fernie 1.00 p. m.
Anv Spokane  11      ,,
Only 24 hours from Fernie to Seattle and Vancouver
Singer Sewing Machines Co.,
Fernie, B. C.
Why be without a Sewing Machine when you
can get one for $3.00 a month?
Wm. BARTON, Agt. (wpHh or school) Pellatt Ave. THE  DISTRICT LEDGER. FERNIE,   B. C. OCTOBER 16 1909
Questions You Should Know How to Answer
Candidates for examination held in
Fernie B.'C, on October 12th, 13th,
and 14th, 1909. \ -
D   ,
First Class:
Leonard C. Stevens ~
T. K. Knox
J. D. Thomas
.: T. A, Spruston
Second Class:
Ed. Roberts.
Thomas Thompson
,F. D. Alderson
Tom Brace "
W, McFegan  . *
W., Wesnedge
N.' Howells
G. Rankin
* H. Massey
\V. R. Foster
W. J. Macey
J. D, Thomas
T. Biggs
John Baggley  , .,
Third Class
11, S. Klrkeberg"
W. Price
J. T. Mawsori , "
<■   W., Joyce ■
J. H. Simister
F. Hutchinson
C. O'Brien   ■■■''■ .
T. McPhillips"   *
It. Jj„ Spruston
Andy  Frew
First class candidates: Tuesday Oc-.
tober 12th 1909. Time 9 a.m. to 12.30
p.m. 70 per cent required. Note: The
candidate must sign each sheet, with
his usual signature.
1. Give the interpretation of the sev-
cral-terms as per section 2 of the act.
' ^  '*■     '',   -   ' . - -   '—15
' 2. What are the duties of the' Manager as set. forth in the special rules?
u . . ■ >" **•
3. What does the Act.state in reference to the division of the mine into
' parts? :'- —10
, 4. What does the act state, as to
"Certificated Managers and other officials?       -  * " ;  —15
5. What does the Act state' as to
inquiring into the competency of tho
certificates under the act? —15
6. What plans are required under, the
.act? .    ', *     .     —10
7. What is stated in the general rule
as to air. being supplied at too high
a velocity? —5
8. What is stated in the general rule
as to the 'examination and testing of
safety lamps? " —10
9. What returns and notices are required by the act?    ; 15
10. Fill out tho accident form given.
Suppose a serious accident to have
occurred. Givo'rough sketch ns re
quested in the form. —10
-    Mine Gases
1. Name and describe.,the ;1 several
gnses met with in coal mine*-*. Glvo
atomic weights, symbols, specific gravities and properties and under what
condltons do thoy become dangerous
to human lifo? ■ —20
2. What is meant by tho atomic
weight, molecular weight nnd density
of gaBCS? Provo by computation that,
the specific gravity of C2 114 is .792.
3. In a mine giving off 17150 cubic i!t.
of C II 4, what amount of nlr must circulate through tho mlno so an to dlluto
thin quantity bolow tho point of detection with nn ordinary safety lamp,
which (iHHumo'to bo 1.7t> per,, cent?
4. What, effect his sudden concussion or compression upon u mlno atmos*
phon* whoro 'inflammable gas Is glvon
off, but which under ordinary clrcum*
HtnncoK would not be considered dangerous? —10
5. How would you deal with gnu ovor
fnllH tu pillar working, or accumulations In abandoned workings? What
principles in the method of ventilation
would govern you In thlH coho? What
effect, would the typo of ventilator
have upon theso conditions?       —10
(I, Explain tho principle or tho safety
lamp and thu effect of tho hqvomI ll*
lumtnnntH iihoiI, nnd what principles
control tho dimensions of safety lamps
7. Whnt conditions In a mlno would
• render tho Installation of mifoty lamps
advisable or nccesHnry, nnd under
what ..conditions would you consider
the prohibition of the uue of explosives in tlio tnlno uoccssnry or ndvls*
ablo? —10
« Whnt HVHtoni of power transmission, ImiiIiiko nnd signalling would you
Inst nil In a (lory mine, and give reasons? —10
9. What changes" take place in the
atmosphere of a mine after an explosion? Give the epproximate composition of the altered atmosphere and
the dangers to be apprehended therefrom?
10. Give* rule for Graham's law. of
diffusion of gases, giving one example
by computation?'' —15
' 1. Explain the principle of the ventilating fan, and compare the advantages or otherwise of forcing and exhausting fons„nlso of small high speed
and largo low speed fans?   •        —15
2. Whnt measure would you take to
secure the'best possible results from
a fan, the capacity of which is limited and the demands upon which are
close to Its capacity? —15
3. How would you ventilate a gaseous, nnd extensive" pillar and stall
mine dipping 1 in 10 where
(a) Tlio pillars are allowed to remain/'   ...      ,      •
(b) Whore the pillars' are being
drawn and the rooms advancing?—15
4.0Wl*al Is the effect of a fall-of the
barometer upon:
(a) Tho workings  generally.
(b) Freshly- cut faces. -
Ic)   The volumo   of  the   air . current?
5. The quantity of air delivered   at
the foot of the down cast shaft is
170,000 cubic,feet per minute, and is
there divided into 3 splits as follows?:
, (a) 7 feet x G feet, 4000 feet long.
(b)' 7 feet x 7 feet, 5000 feet long.
(c) 6 feet x S feet 4500 long.'
What quantity  will   pass    through
each spilt? . •
C. If a water gauge of 1.8 inches
produces 105,000 cubic feet of air per
minute, what will a water gauge of
2.3 inches produce and° what is the
additional horse power required?
1 7. The quantity of air in a mine at
the intake, is 115,000 cubic feet per
minute and the temperature 65 deg.
The quantity in the return is 118,500
cubic feet-per minute" and the' temperature Is 72 deg. What per centagc
of mine'gnses are present in * the return air when it leaves the mine?
•'      ' „      * '   - —15
A Lady   ,
Of Medicine Hat;
Who is Fair—Forty—
Funiiy and Fat
•    says
Golden West Soap
-  •   * Is the Best in the Land .
•■ and   ..    '
Golden West Washing: Powder
Is.Certainly Grand:
but '•     J
Really and Truly I Can't Understand
How they Give Such Fine Premiums
For Coupons."
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 over
the following described lands, situate
in South E. Kootenay, British Columbia, Block'459'i, commencing at a post
planted at' or near 3 miles north n;
the  International   boundary  oh   ■S.'S'--*
Thence running south SO chains,
Thence running east 80 chains,
Thence running north 80. chains',
Thence running 'west. 80 chains',
to .place of    commencement, making
G40 acres more or Jess.
.-   Located  this 10th day    of September; 1909,
Agent for
JA.MBS  RAVEN,  Locator.*
Oct 15-5t W.R.R.
.NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
(30) days after date I intend to apply
to tlie Hon.  Chief Commissioner    of
Lands and  Works    for a license, to
prospect for coal and petroleum over
the following described lands, situate
in South E. Kootenay, British. Columbia, Block' 4ii93, commencing at a post
planted at or "near James*Ravens-N.
W. corner and being the N. E. corner
of Albert Clark's .claim;
Thence running south SO chains,
Thence running west. SO chains,
Thence running north 80 chains,
.   Thence running east SO chains,   -»
to .place of    commencement,  making
640 acres more or less. '   ,*
Located  this 19th day    of September,  1909.
Agent for ■
■     ALBERT CLARK, Locator.
Oct 15-51  W.R.R
8. Show, by sketches ^what you con**"
sider to he.a good overcast. Show
also by sketches an air stopping suitable for'squeezing ground? —15
9. Name and describe the instruments used to determine the condition
of the mine atmosphere both intake
and return, The quantity of the ventilation nnd the pressure due to resistance, —12
10. Ventilate the plan given, using
the conventional signs shown.      —20
i. Describe the various systems of
transmitting power underground for
all purposes, comparing them ns to
efficiency, safety and economy.    —15
2. In mining coal by thc room and
pillar syntem, glvo somo rule whereby
you woiild determine the relative size
of-pillars to tho width of tho rooms.
3. What Is meant by the single, double nnd triple ontry system of opening
and ventilating a coal mine?      —12
4. Show by cross soction sketch how
you would construct, packs to support
main roads In long wall workings ancl
how yoi, would timber such ronds
when necessary? —15
fi. Show by sketches tho vnrlous
methods of drawing plllurs, having re*
gard to tlio grontont dogrco of flafoty
to tho minors and also to the rocovory
of tho largest per contugo of nvnllnblo
coal, —15
tl. Whnt Is the draw bar tension at
tho momont of movomont whoro tho
load Ih 10 londcd cars ot 3500 pounds
each on,
(n) A level road,
(h) On nu Incline with a gradient of
12 pur cont.
(c) What Is tho horso powor required to haul this load up this Incline If
It. Is 2000 feot long. Weight of ropo 1.4
ponndii |i**.' foot nt tho rule of I) milos
por lioiir* Friction In nil casos bolng
"M0 of lho lond? —20
7, (Jiiinpnro tho ndvniitngoH nnd dis*
advaiiliiKos of high nnd low speed un*
ctowoiinil mechanical haulage ns up*
•piled lo general mining conditions lu
1I.C. -12
8. finite what prmiutloiiH you would
tnko In advancing towards old workings containing (n) n largo body of
wntor undor high pressure, nnd (li)
a liirgn body of gas under high prun*
Hurt), mul which would you consider
tho mont tlangcrous conditions to np*
pro-iolii* --*«•
\t, Haw x,uiM ii.a la. i-yt u jjjJjjt*
lo Kiiinil Hguliiht I lit* ilniiB-rH arising
■     NOTICE
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 over
the following described' lands, situate
in South E. Kootenay, British Colum-
planted at or near one mile' south of
Neil Dunlop's S, W: corner, and being
the S. W. corner James Ravens claim,
Thence.running east 80 chains,   .
■Thence running north 80 chains,*
Thence running west SO chains,
Thenco running south SO chains;
to place of    commencement, making
640 acres more, or less.
Located this 19th day   of September, 1909.
Agent for
JAMES RAVEN, Locator. '
Oct 15-5t W.R.R.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
(30) days after date 1 intend to apply
to the Hon, Chief Commissioner    of
Lands and  Works    for  a license  to
prospect for coal and petroleum over
the following described lands, situate
in South E. Kootenay, British Columbia, Block 4593, commencing at a post
planted at or, near Henry Bugbey S. 13.
cornor and being the S. W. corner of
Neil Dunlop's claim,
Thence running north SO chains,
Thence running east 80 chains,
Thence running south 80 chains,
Thence running west 80 chains,
to place, of    commencement,  making
640 acres more or less.
Located this l9ih day   of September, 1909.    •■- - "
Agent for
NEIL  DUNLOP,   Locator,
Oct 15-5t W.R.R.
. \ "1 s
?  V,
B.  E. WALKER,  President
Paid-up Capita]    $10,000,000
Reserve Fund    -    6,000,000
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 over
the following described lands, situate
in South K. Kootenay, British Columbia, Block 4593, commencing at a post
planted at or near Albert Clark's N.
E. corner and being Henry Bugbey's S.
E. corner,
Thence running^north 80 chains,
Thence running east SO chains, .
Thence running south SO chains,
Thence running west SO chains,
to place ot - commencement, making
640 acres more ov less.     t •
Located this 19th day    of September, 1909.
, '       Agent for.
Oct J -3 r*t W.R.R.
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 u for-coal and petroleum over
the following described lands, situate
in South 13. Kootenay, British Columbia—Block—4593^commeneing-at-a-post-
planted at* or near James Raven's S.
\V, corner and'being the S. 13. corner
Nat Bnbcock's claim;, ° *
Thence running west 80 chains,  :
■ Thenco running north 80 chains,
Thence running east 80 chains,
Thonce running south SO chains,
to' placo of    commencement, -making
640 acres more or less.
Located this 19th day    of September, 1009.
Agent for
Oct.  ia-at  W.R.R.
IX the matter of an application for
thc issue of a duplicate certificate of
Title to lot 15 block 21 town of Fernie
(Map 734.)
Notice is hereby given that it is my
intention to issue at the expiration of
one month after the first publication
hereof a duplicate of tho certificate of
title to the above mentioned lot in
the name of Michael J. Casey, John
Robert Ross and William A. Boss,
which certificate is dated the, 5th
day of October 1907' and numbered
(,*   .       District Registrar
Land   Registry  office  Nelson,  B. C,
Branches throughout Canada, and in United States and England
Every facility afforded to farmers and  -
ers  for the transaction of   thfcir hanking
business.   Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection.   -
Accounts may
deposited   or
equal facility. ■
H. W. TRENHOLME. ' 'Manager, Fernie.
be opened by mail and monies,
withdrawn   iii this wav with
Every Housekeeper
values ttie opportunity  to  save.
Many a penny may
be saved by purchasing all your
Meat and Poultry at
our market.
Spring   Laiiil),   .Mutf()n,   Pork and Hil)  Roasts
to  tempt the appetite.
Nowhere   can   you find  such   _   variety   to
choose, from.
. YoiVr 'orders will   he   given   onr   iinmi'diale
attention. ,    ,      •
P. Burns & Co.,
Meat   Merchants
The 41 Meat Market imite-d
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
xlsLSON, B. C. Oct. 15—After disposing,of a brief list of'civil cases, at
Rossland Chief Justice Hunter reached here yesterday ■' and next Tuesday
assizes, civil and criminal,, whicli will
commence on that date.
The principal criminal case is that
of Frank, Kootenay, an Indian who is
charged witli the, wilful murder of
another Indian named Antoine Dap-
tiste, near Grassy Point on the Arrt w
Lakes' on Aug. 15,  '
One* Lockhart, of Fernie is charged
with theft in connection with tho
Fernie fire relief fund of last year.
About a dozen civil cases are on thc
list for trial, but none of them promises to be of more than local Interest.
9     Back to our Old Stand
We beg to announce to our many customers that we have removed to our old quarters next the Bank of Commerce pending the
erection of our new building opposite the King Edward hotel.
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Andy   Hamilton.
Tinsmith and Plumber
j        We can furnish you with estimates in
3 anything in our line
25 to 35 per cent.
You  will   savo, liy buying
(Joinplo-ti!   stock   of Win tor goods
soo us  hoibro you buy olsowlioro.
rom  us.
"Jail and
lickling in   the    i hroat
"Just a little tickling in thc throat!" Is that what brouble*
you? But it hangs onl Can't get rid of it I Home rem-
edies don't take hold. You need something stronger—a
regular medicine, a doctor's medicine. Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral contains healing, quieting, and soothing properties of the highest order. Ask your doctor about thb,
No alcohol in this cough medicine, /.c, Ayer to..Leie*u,M<us.
Cotntlp.tlon poiltlvdy prevent* food huKh. Thin why allow H to continue? An adlv;
from Kob*flroH In pillar nud hi 111 work
and lu Ioiik wall work? —12
10. Show by nkftcliOH Uu1 vnvlotn.
mnthnilH of tlmberiiiK 1**y.*1h anil wi)k-
Ing placet). Wlml relation hIkiiiIiI tin1
dlami'tnr of a prop boar lo tho holKlit
of tho world iik placo? --1.1
1, In clcclrle liiHtallallotiH lor uiulur*
KioiiikI work, whnt voltiifn, would yoti
uho?     C'omptiro i tn* r* lv!i»tai?i«H -nun
'llr'"'.■•""''>"''"*   nf  lilt'ti   ntul   Irm*   vnll*
TMrr-H. —12
2. nivi-n thn W. M. R of U00 volts and
tho ninporoH 10.5 what Ir tho -•qtiival-
onl In 1I.I\? --12
!,, Explain tho Iohiwh dim In loim
irrmamloslnn nf nnwer in ORhifc rom*
pruHHoil ulr. —10
4, What wofalit ran he lift oil hy a
pair of 1h( motion lioltitlim ciikIiioh,
cylinder** 1*-. IiicIick dlamt*ti>r nml 'Id
Inches Rtrlki*. offoctlvo Htonm pram*
uro 00 poundH, nllowliiK *>0 por cent for
friction? —I r.
fi, Cnlculnto thn s1z<*h of tho Gtonmj
and wator cyllndorH ol a dtri-t.-t nctlnxt
steam pump, to dltichnrgci 1000   Imperial gallons of »aior por mtnuu-
(Contlnttcd on paRC t\)
Are You
Connected ?
Aro you ready to receive tho power and itglit
from tho now systom? Now is tlio timo to havo
connections and wiring dono. Wo can save you
monoy. Wo havo all styles and makes of fixtures
motors und generators. Seo us at onco. Thc
power will bo on soon. Estimates find expert uil-
vico cheerfully givon.
Sweaters, 75c, Wool Sox 3 pair SOc
Pure Wool Underwear, suit $1.75
Flannel Shirts $1.25 each
Ni-Xt III l(nrl|iill*N I 'itlnlj Kttil'K
BROS.     ■
Xr\i Iii Niiillii-iu Uoicl
Depew, Macdonald & McLean Go.  t
Electrical Contractors
;*♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦+♦+♦+«+++♦♦*♦♦«•»» ♦♦♦*«
Tlm Ojh-iuiijJ niul Mfiiiit-niiiiiig of a
StiviiigN Blink Account Ih ri duty (lint
iivoryonn owph, lmtli to tlicniHolvrH
und to tlioHo depiiitdent on thmn.
Your SuvingH Account Solicited.
Startling  Bargains  In
Ladies'  Suits
it    .       t,     t     ■-•'-.     i
Commencing on Monday, 18th Oct., I will offer 30
Ladies' Suits ranging from $15 to $45 will be on sale
From    $10   to   $20*00
No Suit over $20.      No Suits exchanged or altered   §
Strictly Cash MRS.     E.     TODD Fernie, B. C.
eije Sisfrwt ttb%tv
$1.00 a year In advance. Address all communications to the "Manager" District Ledger, Fernie B. C.
Rates for advertising on application.
We believe, through careful enQulry, that all the
advertisements in this paper are signed by trustworthy
persons, and to prove pur 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."
Phone 48;  Residence 9 ,   Manager and Editor
Xot in the history of the Pass lias the death of
one -single man 'brought forth such miiy.'-rsal expressions of heartfelt sympathy and .such volumes
of sincere tributes from employer and employee
as on tlie occasion of the untimely demise of Frank
II. Sherman.. ex-President of District No. 18 U. M.
\V. of A.* Nor was the sorrow limited to the confines of the ''Pass" country, for Prank Sherman
was a. man who had long since passed thc stage of
localism; he was fast approaching the status of
and lovable father. Mere words, though framed
by fluent and silvery tongues, or uttered in broken
sentences from a feeling heart, are poor mediums
with which to extend the sympathy we all feel, to
those left behind. To them we commend the
watch care and kindness of Iiim who doeth all
things1 well, though in thc doing are. caused many
heart pains and sorrows.
Though gone in.person, the memory of Prank
Sherman still lives, and ,will continue to live and
exist in the hearts and lives of many who knew
him so well and so intimately. His life of some
forty years was well spent, his days were full of
labor, the stress of whicli no doubt liad much to
do with the shortening of his time. . His activity
and sincerity earned for hhn a large place in the
entire--community. His-untimely demise, after
a short, but painful sickness, has left.a blank in
our midst that few men can fill. After life's fitful
fever he sleeps well.
'We are informed that the ladies hats of this
fall are to be trimmed witli apples and tomatoes.
The next thing will be an outfit for., killing of the,
worms on them and government inspectorship of
the apples. Another style quite'populai* here has
a large bird in front with the bill hanging over the
side—which the old man is supposed to call in and
liquidate. ■ *
"a_hafional~cliaracter, "aM^lTTou^luWrT;"iro~iengtir
and breadth of- this great western country, his
name was a symbol of the best'and truest aims of
a good man fighting with conscientious zeal the
industrial battles of the'men whose lot is cast deep
in the-bowels of the earth.
The ex-president of District IS was a typical
example of* the men, who from time to time, from
sheer force and strength of character'and purpose,
force themselves up from the ranks.of the toilers,
notwithstanding overwhelming obstacles, to grapple
with the problems which have to do with the weal
or woe of their class. JSorirof. humble parentage,
he came to this bind from the Old Country, immediately following the.vocation of a miner as was
his custom across tlie sea. Ho was soon a marked
man, his powers as a leader were unmistakably apparent, and though unostentatious and undesirous
of undue publicity at any and all times, he sooj?
found himso.ll' in the foreground of the labor disputes of his time, and a true champion he proved
lii be.
Prom the vt't'y nature of his position he was
much in tlie public eye, yot at all times lie carried
himself with that aloofness from iiiiyMiing savoring
of evil, and witli Unit quiet dignity aud candor, so
becoming lo the man whose every act mirrors an
undying devotion to the cause so near, and deal' to
his heart.
Frank Shcrniiui was no quibbler; ho was not a
man easily set aside. J!on in (lie same position of
weaker or .smaller calibre would many times have
Hiiccnmbed lo the alliii'iininls strewn along his
path, many of them coining at times when lie must
have felt and must have rouli/.cd tlmt by Uu* abandonment of principle, or hy the altering of his
course to suit tlie winds of the adversary, he could
have enhanced his personal interests, and advanced
his material position, Hut the deceased sought
nol for place, or power, though to a degree both
were liis; tlio great causo which he so ably espoused
was at all times paramount to all other coiiKidera*
tions, and the advanced -stage to which Ihe II. .M. W,
of A. has attained in District IS is in itself a monument to his executive ability and his untiring ilevo*
tion in its behalf,
The Labor world needs just such men as ex-
President Sherman. Theorists there are without
number, day-dreamers arc imiuimu'tLhli1   aud fad*
dull*   .,*>(.  I'mit-nUlMlly  ■ilit'Hlirmii'  Up  niwl   111  I'll p ill IV
ilvnj-ijiing out. but 1he ^fi'iit 1'ttM ■.*•** t'nv men—men
wlio-ii! kinetic energy surpasses    tlieir power to
theorize; iin-ii wim can plan, •.•xeciitiv-.* and bring
,, lo succi'ssful issues uicasuri's friiiiglil with benefit
In  Mi,,   ii'/.i'l-inir  pi'i.nll' I-VsimIi*   Khl'HMIIM   was     in
every di-liii) just such a man. As is true of every
sinei'iv man in public life, lie made enemies—-maliy
of them through fearlessly iiilvnnitiug lines of action which he thoroughly believed to be right; lie
was misunderstood, misrepresented, often times by
"When, some of those labor enthusiasts who want
a half cent coin turned loose on the Canadian pub
lic, find, a few of "them in their pay, they^nay-sec
the folly of their legislation.,
Reports^to hand indicate that the eastern section
of Canada is'.in the .first stages-of winter, while in
this earthly paradise* we have not as yet got the
patches on our last winter underwear.
St. George's society wants to bring out 50,000
Englishmen to work on the transcontinental instead
of having Orientals work on it. .Why St. George's
society wants to cause a further slump in the Canadian labor market is riot known. The conditions
in the construction camps are almost unbearablc'to
Orientals, let alone Saxons, If the work was at
all suitable and conditions at all tolerable, there
would be lio scarcity of men. Evon thc rich man
in tha Bible story of "Tho Rich man and Lazarus"
displayed better judgment than the St. George society in wishing to bring their countrymen to a
jobless country.
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 situate in
South E. Kootenay, British Columbia,
Block 4593, commencing at a post
planted at or near l mile east, of .the
3lst mile'post ofthe present C. P. R.
surveyed line and being the south east
corner of A. S. Parquharson's claims;
Thence running west SO chains; '
Thence running north 80 chaiws;
Thence running east SO chains;
Thence running south 80 chains
to a point of commencement, making
640 acres more or less.
Located this 1st day of September,
,   A.S.FARQUHARSON, Locator
J. RAVEN, Witness-
From Ceylon Tea Plantations are contained in
,\ Thence running east 80 chains;
Thence running south 80 chains
to a point of commencement, making
640 acres, more or lesn.
Located this 3rd day of September,
1909.     ,
,    - NAT BABCOCK, Agent,
J. RAVEN, Witness *
It is packed in sealed lead packets to preserve its fine flavor
and aroma. 40c, SOc and 60c
per pound.   At all grocers
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 situate in
South E. Kootenay, British Columbia,
Block 41593, commencing at a post
planted at or near 3 miles east, of 30
mile post of the present C. P. R. surveyed line and, being the north east,
corner of Edmond Boisjcli's claim;/
"Thence running south 80 chains
Thence running west 80 chains;
Thence running north 80 chains;
Thence running east 80 chains;,
to a point of commencement, making
640 acres more or less.
Located this 2nd day of September,
1909. .
J. RAVEN, Witness
. .NOTICE is hereby, given that thirty
(30) days after date I intend to apply
to the,Hon. Chief   Commissioner   of
Lands and Works for p. license to prospect for Coal and Petroleum on   the
following described lands    situate in
South E. Kootenay, British Columbia,
Block   4593,   commencing   at a post
planted at or near 4 miles east bf 27
mile post of the present C. P. R. surveyed line and being the north west
corner of P. A. Farquharson claim;
- Thence running east SO chains; *-
Thence running south 80 chains
Thence running west 80 chains; * *
Thence running north 80 chains;
to a point of commencement, making
M0-acres" more or~ieSs, ' . y"
,  Located this.3rd "day of September
1909.    - «     ■
. NAT BABCOCK,. Agent,
.1. RAVEN, Witness*:
Located this 2nd day of September,
A.     P.A.FARQUHARSON, Locator
J. RAVEN, Witness
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   situate in
South E. Kootenay, British Columbia,
Block   4593,   commencing   at a post
planted at or near 3 miles east of 30
mile post of the present C. P. R. surveyed line and being the north west
corner of Nat Babcock claim;
Thence running south.80 chains
Thence running.east 80 chains;
"•Thence running north 80 chains;
Thence running west 80 chains;
to a point of commencement, making
(j40 acres more or less. *v
Located this 2nd day.of September,
J. RAVEN, Witness
Few people realize the importance"to Fornie and
district of the opening up of the Kootonia tracts of
fruit lands at Baynes Lake, Every dollars' worth
of produce used there is purchased here. Every
dollar circulated there comes back here. The
hanking is done hen', tlie shopping is done here,
and in every way wo find that any place !rihil.*u*,v
to a city helps that city. The excursion there tomorrow is to allow the irrigated land, the homos
now established there, the beauty of the place,
and to let the people judge for themselves what
the land is worth.
"Put the workingmen on an equality with their
opponents, in trade controvei'sieH and trade, contracts," says President Tal't. Why should there
hi.' any opponents lo the workingmen? On what
possible ground can opposition to workingmen he
so much as recognized, much less tolerated by the
chief magistrate of .the free people? Work hus*
lains the whole structure of civilization, and il'
there are people opposing the workers such opposition ought to bo wiped off the mnp, so to Npeak,
.Mr. Taft. why don't* you mini) that pernicious opposition   What are you there for?
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 situate in
South E. Kootenay, British Columbia,
Block 4593, commencing at a post
planted at or near the' 28 mile post of
the present C, P. R. surveyed lino and
being the north west corner of Nat
Babcock claim;
Thonco running east 80 chains;
Thence running south 80 chains
Thenco running west 80 chains;
Thonco running north 80 chains;
to a point of commencement, making
640 acres more or less. ■
Located this 2nd ,day of September
J. RAVEN, Witnoss
Fernie Opera House
High Class
Movin g
The  tafest
and Best
Prices 15c and 25c.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
(30) days after date I 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 situate in
South E. Kootenay, British.Columbia,
Block 4593, commencing at a post
planted at or near i miles east of 27
mile post of the present C P. R. surveyed line and being the south east
corner of Nat Babcock claim;
Thence running west 80 chains;
Thence running north SO chains;
Business Blocks,   Churches
Schools, _ and heavy work a
Agents for Kdmonton Pressed Brick
and   Hand   Point   Common   and
Pressod   Brick.      Estimates   fur-
nistied frco
Fernie-Fort Steele
Brewing Go,, Ltd.
• Bottled Goods a Specialty g
M. A. Kastner
Fire! Fire! Fire!
The anniversary of the great
firo of August 1, 1908, is drawing near. Let us draw your attention to tho fact that we represent 14 financially strong, old
•established and well known
Board Fire Insurance companies, also agent for. tho
Sun   Life    Insurance
. Company of Canada
We have several snaps in
Business and  Residential
in diil'erent parts of the.'city
New Oliver Typewriter
Machine given out on trial
No Charge        *• .
Lumbermen and Ranchers
We wish to call your attention tb ournew and complete stock
of: Heating,Stoves, for coal or wood; Horse Blankets; Camp
Boarding House Utensils; Hardware and Harness; Carriages and
Wagons and Farm  Irnplenettts.
The above lines are all direct from the manufacturers and the
prices are right.,
J. M.  AGNEW & CO.
YVc trust tin- Oily Fathers   will rush tin' dny
pnwer i|in-stioii, Wc were informed that tlioy wore
..*  mImi„    tn    In.    MllfnlllllOv    I'l't'tllill    llllll     tll'IV    1'Mlllll
 rt    ■ ' ■
.sell mmi"!) ...Tr-tvc *•■•<••,luv'mir on the „4 1mm' Horv-i
ice. This is rank folly. IT every enterprise liml
to show returns before heinf*; started there would
he no 1-Vrnie today, Start, the sei'viee, ynu eau
.*,*u il.,. i.*iivi*r ilu'ii «nd iis winter is n|>pi*«»in-hinu
it will he an citsier Mutter of experiment than any
other film, on ae<-*>iml of the necessarily longer
hour* the service refpih'cd, Several are
badly handicapped al present trying to |M alon*,'
with gasolene engines, upon wliieh they ean never
NOTICE In horehy Rlvon thnl thirty
(30) days after dato I Intend to npply
to tho Hon, Chlof Commlsntonor of
Lands mid Works for a license) fo pros-
poet for Conl and Potroloum on tho
follow Inp- doHcrlhed lands situato la
South B. Kootonny, IlrltlBh Columbln,
DIock . •159.'), commencing at a post
plnntod nt or nonr 1 mlloB onBt of 27
milo pont of tho prosont C, P. R. mir*
voyod lino and bolng tho south wost
corner of P. A, Fnrfjuhnraon clnlm j
Thonco running* oust 80 chnlns;
Thonco running north 80 clinlnn;
Thonco runnliiK wost. 80 chnlnn;
Thonco running south 8?) elm Ins
to a point of eommoncomont, making
010 ncri'H moro or loss.
IvCcuKmI thli) 3rd dny ot Soptomhor,
NOTICB In horoby slvon thnt, thirty
(.10) dnyH nftcr dato I Intend to apply
to tho Hon, Chief Commlflsionor of
Lnmls niul Works for a HconBO to pros-
,,...    ».,,.   Prs.,;   nn.t   •Jl,,.Mf.*jr>llrv)   on      tlio
foltowinff iloflcrlliftil lnnds Bliunto ln
8011th 10. Kootonny, Jtrltlfih Columbln,
IlIoKk Jii!,:!, commonclng at a poHt
planted nt. or nonr J miles on-st of SO
milo poHt of tho present C. P. II. uur*
voyod Iln**, nnd IioIiir tho north went
the v.-ry men best interests he was trying t'>j,|,.p,.,„l, Hnil the eh.-trie power is what is rci|nin*<. junior of J\ A. l-'uniuhnruon (.•Inlm;
furtln-r, }'■•!  IliP-u-j-h ir  nil In- b<.r** h'mis-clf    with) _*\i*n.t. u*j|j u-,,. j» ,.-* it "tn j» roil need. I    Thenco running f-mrili 80 chnlnn
  ■ Thi"iK'f< rnnnlnR eriRt 80 chnlim;
..      , ,.     . "~   ,        ,        ,-     „ _  i     Thenco running north 80 chnln*;
A new tnW of Muimn? hnve be,*,, iliseiner.-.l     Jhcmn iminlrjR ft,f,fl g0 ^..^
in the. fur north.     What breed are they*— Cook or ,0 a p0lnt_ of c-ommenrnmfint, making
that even, ih'ti'iinilieii nuiniHT, the sci-rrl nf wllieli
Npntri!? fj'Mii ;, clear (•<ijis*-i-,n<'e,.\.ti-| of nH offctire.
in his family lit'.-, Mr. Sherman was tin exontp-
l.-jry fj''**r.\ u ;.;■■.! ;md luvintr IiiiMmjuI and a true
(110 acres more or Ions.
Quality is the first thought here. The quality of our many lines of Drug Store goods
has created a reputation of value to us. All
are carefully selected and of the best. Drugs,
Chemicals, Toilet Articles, Rubber Goods,
Sick Room necessities, and Nursery Supplies
Mail   Orders   Receive Our  Best Attention
Suddaby's Drug Store
i. >
Agent for Victor and Edison Phonographs
Huylcr's & Lowncy's Chocolates, New Scale Williams' Pianos
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The Official Organ of. District No.  18, XJ. PI. W.   of A.
Fernie, B. C,  October 16th, 1909
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News From the Camps
From our own Correspondents
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Joe Combe from Michel spent the
week end iu the Creek visiting his
many friends here. Joe is very popular and is always welcome.
A large number of Creek people attended the funeral of our late brother
■James Neil. A special train was run
from here in connection with the funeral. Jimmy was well known here,
and his many friends take this opportunity of expressing their sympathy
with the bereaved ones.
Tho work on the Trites-Wood new
building is not progressing so,fast as
we were led to expect. We understand some trouble" is -being experienced in getting really capable carpenters although the contractors are paying above the union rate. It is really
-amusing to watch some of the alleged
carpenters at work, some of them
could not drive a nail hi. The contractors have our sincere sympathy.
James Lancaster, the popular manager of the Fernie Co-operative Society
was wearing a big smile on Monday.
On closo questioning we. found the
reason to be an enormous increase in
sales by the Co-Op. in the Creek. He
informs us that, tho,sales in Coal Creek
■ lor.the month of September were $700
ahead of any previous month and are
•still increasing. The store has had
a hard struggle but the men at the
head of affairs are made of the right
stuff and the concern is now a paying
one. Interest on all share capital will,
be' paid at the ond of the -year. -.New
members are joining every week over
§200 worth of shares being taken up
the past month.
' Jack Stephenson and his wife disappeared mysteriously last' week.' They
Dare supposed to have gone to the ,coast
but it was rather mean of him to go
ticulars. •. *    '
A meeting of the C. C. L. and A. A,
' was held on'Sunday last, the president
W. McFegan, presiding over a good
attendance* 'It: was ■-.reported:, -that
work-would start, on the new club
next day. The board of management
wore authorized to appoint'sub-committees, with power to buy the necessary furniture, fittings, books, etc.,
so as to have them here ready to put
In as soon as thc huidling is completed
Work on tho new club was com*
' menced on Monday last. The pres-
ont building Is to bo somewhat larger
than the previous one, It Is estimated to cost six thousand dollars. The
work will bo pushed ahoad with all
speed nnd it Is expected ihnl the
building will be roady by the ni'dd'e
of next month, t Ito contra -.lm* boin:,'
John Wood of Fornie.
Somothing will havo to,bo done te
cope with the nuisance ;ioar to tlm
boarding Iiousoh. In connection with
tho old boarding houses thero win
ii wash Iioubo. At preset), n room 'ii
tho house Is used nnd nl! tho diny
wator thrown outside where It runs
nnd lodgos on tho footpath,
Tho 1'ftton fnmlly hnvo oxporloijcod
lots of trouhlo' since going to llvo In
Fornio, First Tom I-nton lost his
wife through an attack of typhoid fever nnd hns a little ono sick with the
snmo. Thou Andrew hns hnd a mont
sorlous time with tho nnmo conipliilnt
his mnny friends honrlng with plenH*
suro that ho Is Improving. Now Alex.
Pnton in down with typhoid uIbo. .Ver*
liy thoro Is much truth In the old
saying thnt troubles* novor come sin*
Nineteen nnd 47 districts of No. 5
mlno wore Idle host part of tho dny
on Tuoudny lust through nn nlr Han
The output nt the nilnoH coii'.lnuoa
to Increase. Saturday wut nnotlior record dny, tho output on thnt dny np*
pronchlng the 1000 mark. No. 1 mlno
on Monday sent ovor 1100 earn down
thn Incline, the host ovor hy n long
wny. They expect lo go ono hotter
thnn thnt however.
The news of Frank fthermnn _ domino wns received with many express-
Ions of regret and much sympathy Ih
expir-eased for the widow and children.
Tho mlnos nt the Creok wero Idlo for
the dny of Hie funeral anil a trcmou*
u'oui* , ir.neii.uti ii) the upecial
to Fornio.
We noticed ihnt Alex. McFognn and
Hopkin Kviuih were visitors to thu
Creek on Wednesday. Thev -ioth look
en line,
i Anyono who hni) received notice of
objoctlon to their being put on tho
voting list Hhould communicate with
John IS. Smith houso No, 173 Immcd-
A flro whicli mlglif h.ive hnrJ serious
consequences occurred on Wednesday
afternoon ot the hour*-** of Mr, V. for-
lett. Tlio lire occurred in one of tlw
upstairs rooms whero a bed caught
flro by some enuse unknown. Fortunately tbo Inmates succeeded in getting
it out before much damage was doiie.
As usual the kids turned out in very
strong force armed with tin cans, etc.,
with which they created a terrible din
at the wedding on Saturday. They all
came early too, being there by six o'clock' two hours ahead of time. They
kept it up until quite late. The noise
-lid not matter so much but some of
the rougher element commenced to
throw rocks at the door. They could
not have been mere children, either
because one rock came with,such force
as to burst the door ope l and at the
same time another came through and
struck Mr. Johnston's little girl, with
the result that they had to take her
to the doctor. * This i? most serious
and will surely lead to trouble if it is
not cut out. Fortunately, the child
is not much the worse. That, however
is no fault of those who threw the
Blairmore one of the best towns in the
Pass. ' .      -
The Frank mine has started taking
the ground out ready for more boilers
and power house hear the shaft.
Another yard engine is at work now
making two in number.        ' .'
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The Eagles will commence on Saturday the 16th, a series of a number of
smokers to be held monthly, if they
prove successful. These smokers are
being held for the purpose of raising
funds to build a large brick hall.- Thej
bills aro now out and from past experience of -Eagle smokers we predict,
.Martin Bowman", "who had his leg
crushed between' the larry and rock
car, had- to have it amputated last
Sunday. •
Joe Kraka is in ihe hospital with a
broken leg. He is getting along very
well under the circumstances.
Scott Campbell, who has been in the
hospital for a few clays, is how out and
will soon be back at work.
. John  Bulko., according  to  reports;
has been on the prairie buying cows.
Tobacco Plains fruit and vegetables
won twelve first prizes at the Helena
State Fair, .Montana. The fruit and
vegetabels weer grown within three
miles of Robsville, the big red apple
country. Now will you, be good!
Bill Brown thrashed out five thousand
bushels of grain on bench land,' no
irrigation, 2 miles north of Roosville.
Just fancy land selling at $15 per acre
three miles from an orchard that beats
the whole state of Montana for apples and Bartlett pears. So help my
Josephine but you should see Roosvllle, .the home of the big red apple
and double yol^ed eggs.
. Has any body in Fernie seen Kelly? *
" Inspector of Schools Dean and ,Fred
Rod spent the -week end at « Roosvllle. o "   '
Don't forget the big excursion to
Baynes Lake on Sunday the 17th and
don't miss it. If you have the price
it will be time and money well spent.
Some of the best people in Canada are
located at Baynes ancl are Royal entertainers,'and, their cooking makes a
palace car look like a lunch counter,
and would put flesh on a fence post.
The town will be yours to enjoy,yourselves. Coffee, Fred Roo's celebrated
Gilt edge with thick cream and loaf
sugar, sandwiches and cake like your
mother often tried to make will be
served free. Boating and fishing and
the ■ Baynes Lake people will make
you all as .welcome as the Big Red
Apples on the trees in the fall.
The Elko school board got thc worst,
calling down they ever got from Inspector Dean last week, and report
says there's'still a smell of sulphur
around the flag-pole. One of the
board said he .believed [that a lea-
spoonful would -fire a jackrabbit into
going right up and slapping,a bulldo,
square in the face.
Is the Bulko union going to, start,,
dairy? "       .. "     1
Where is McDonald? Was he weak
kneed last SuhdayT'or~~does""Tie realize
that the Bulko union is all bunco?.
President Powell, Vice-Pres. Stubbs,
Organizers James and Brovey arrived
in town last Saturday for the purpose,
of meeting McDonald on Sunday. They
left on Sunday night for.McLeod to
attend a district board meeting and a,
meeting of the joint board.
C. M. O'Brien M. P.P. and Socialist
organizer, spoko to about one hundred
people. In the miners hall and opera
houso last. Sunday night. Charlie does
not. expect, to seo another government
election. The manner In which the
workors are awakening signifies that
tho workers will have hold of tho earth
before that time,
While', Brovey wns here about a
week ngo lie took nwny about twonty
more of Bulko's union men,
C, M. OBrlen met,,a commltteo Inst.
Monday night. Together they went
through tho olght hour law and tho
compensation law, with a view of having iimcndmonts to thom placed boforo the houso at the next session.
Tho football team have hnd thoir
pictures tnken with the cup they took
Thoy look ns fine as they playod which
wiih surely. "Dobrey.'
Tho bills aro out for the social and
dnnco to be glvon by the Finn branch
of lho Colomnn local S. P. C, on Oct.
19th nt 8 p.m.
Tho minors of Coleman laid off on
Wednesday the 13th, nnd sent repre*
BontntlvoB to Fornio to show thoir last
respect to their depnrted brothor, F.
11, Sherman,
J. Griffiths the rustling sueretary of
Lillo Iocnl was in town last Sundny.
He roportn everything working vory
smoothly, nud nlmoHt everyone in nnd
nround the mines its memhoi'H of tho
U. M. W.
The residents of Slav town are wondering how much longer thoy nro going
to he humbugged between tho Albertn
Government nml Ihe Colemnn Village
council nbout the rond botwoon Slnv
town nnd Coloman. Thuy would like
to know how much longer Ihey will
hnvo to send their chlldron to school
along the C. 1'. ll. trnck. The rond
tlio chlldrei. have to travel Ih very
(''ingnroiiH i ven for c own mi»h and If
tho Coleman people won't tuke iiomo
ttcduil  H  In  Up 10  Uiw  |ii'<i|m- >*-/>'     3....
lowu w towt: Die iiitx'i'injiwni to luiUi.
them it school of their own.
Mrs, Dr, Westwood Im back from her
trip to tho const nnd Princeton.
It Ih rumored tlmt Mr. l'ovnh   and
•SU» 4 t*A"     -is-4-t-C    fc-v *•»*■■, »>*-. >.*    it *..•■, i.-     ■>*,*-■>'***. «■.*• » *•■•
with Cnrfoondnlo mines.
(Continued from page 3)
preliminary topographical survey of a
new coal field and the instruments—
not necessarily instruments of extreme
precision—you   would   use. —12
■■" 1. What are the duties of tho overman under the special rules?,        10
2. What are' the requirements of the
general rules as to the use of explosives in mines in which inflammable
gas has been found within the preceding three months? —15
3. What are the' fencing requirements under the general rules?      10
4. What are the examinations required in or about the mine under general rule 30 and who in accordance
with the terms of the special rules is
the competent person there referred
to? —10
5. What are the requirements of the
general rules as to the examination
and testing of safety lamps? —10
6. What are the requirements of the
general rules as to ventilation' and
what is stated as lo the ventilation
being supplied at too higli a velocity?
7. What: is stated in the special rules
as to miners and other workmen?
•   '* * .. —15
8. What are the requirements of the
general rules as to the watering of dry
and dusty mines? —10
9. What are the requirements of the
general rules in shafts and" about
machinery used for the raising , and
lowering of persons? —10
10. What is stated in the general
rules as to the inspection of the mino
on behalf of the workmen?
(Concluded next week)
The bulli of the stock of the International Educational Publishing Company is held Hn this vicinity and the
holders will1 be glad to hear the good
In the matter of an application for
the issue of a duplicate certificate of
Title to the south west 55 feet in
width by; 132 feet in depth of lot 8
block 2.of lot 5455 group 1, Kootenay
district (Map'735.)
Notice is hereby given that it is my
intention to issue at the expiration of
one month after the first publication
hereof a duplicate of the certificate of
Title to the above n^ntioned land in
the name of Thomas Bullen which certificate is dated the 26th of July 1906
ancl numbered 5906A.
,(District Registrar
Land Registry Office, (;
Nelson  B.C.   Oct.   13,   1909.   ■
Oct. 16-5t
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Authorized ., .$10,000,000
Capital Paid Up 15,000,000     Reserve $5,000,000*
D. R, WILKIE, President HON. ROBT JAFFRAY, Vice-Pres.
•Arrowhead, Cronbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kamloops, Michel, Myie, Nelson
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria.
Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
For the position of janitor for the
Miners' Hall, Fernie.' Applicants to
state wages required. All applications
to be in not later than Saturday. Oct.
23rd. Address D. Rees, Box 361, Fernie
B. C.
D. E. McTaggart of the firm of Eckstein and McTaggart has been gazetted a.*notary public for the province
of British Columbia.
•We have been requested to correct
a slight mistake in regard to tho implements of the late F. H. Sherman being burned. Only the cattle feed was
destroyed by. the fire. The report that
weSvere given of his implements being
burned was incorrect!
We are in receipt of the first copy of
The Fruit Magazine, a mon thiy journal
under a head of 850 feet, effective
steam pressure 75 pounds, speed of
piston 110 per minute, length of tlie
stroke 3 times diameter of plunger.
What is the H. P. assuming nu efficiency of 60 per cent? —20
6. Sketch In longitudinal section the
water end of the pump referred to in
tho previous question. —lu
7. At. what moment, in hoisting from
a shaft does the greatest strain bear
upon tho hoisting rope, and what appliances may be interposed to minimize the strain at the commencement
of tho hoist? .' —15
8. Describe with sketches If necessary the various appliances for tho prevention of overwinding, and. of arresting tho descent of tho cage in
wise of breakage of the hoisting rope.
1, Describe thc various methods of
plotting nuglos nnd courses upon a
mlno plan, nnd the several mothodB of
getting out tlie.nrenH, —12
2, DeHcrlbo the instruments of precision used In mlno survoylng, Com*
puro tho ndvuntnges and disadvantage
of Trnnstl nnd Compass surveying,
nnd stnto undor whnt conditions the
latter system mny ho udvnntngcouHly
omployod, —10
il. To what meridian, magnetic or
astronomical, should the bearings of
n mine plan be referred to, nnd why?
I, In the following Htirvoy, the closing cotn-Ho nnd dlstnnco is roqulrod.
Supply tho courso nnd distance by
computation only.
North 20.00 tfnst 520 feet
North N7.00 I-JukI 475 feot..
, South 12.00 WoHt 390 feel
South 85,00 WoBt 100 foot
5. Plot the completed survey In thn
previous queBtlon to n scnlo of ono
chain to one Inch nnd take out tho
area hy the moat convenient method,
(1. From the following level notes
fill in the bights of Instrument aud
Dw. oiuviUioiiu, tiiutl (turn thin W.U..
plot n profile to n veil leal settle of 10
feet to one Inch nnd a hormonal scale
of 100 feet to one inch.
Station       U.S.       II.L.
to be devoted entirely to.the interests
of fruit growing in B. C.The magazine
will be issued monthly at Vancouver
under'the penmanship .!0f Maxwell
Smith, and if No. -I is* any criterion
the .-.venture is bound to be a success.
The Gay Parislenne, put oil'by the
San Francisco Opera company was a
decided ' success. ' This clever company has the Fernie crowd going and
while one or two spots were rather
high; the show was A 1. A little
disagreeable mtxup over some* seats
occurred which the management promise to rectify in future. The only
people who were disappointed were
the ones who could not get In.
CO days after date I intend to apply
to the chief of Provincial Police for a
transfer of the* retail liquor license of
Simon Dragon to George Vincent of
the Royal Hotel, Gateway, B. C. n
Dated this lCth day of October, 1909.
Oct 16 Dec 17 G.V*
* 60 days after date \ intend to apply
to the chief*of Provincial Police for a
renewal   of   the   retail  liquor  license
for the Royal Hotel of Gateway, B.C.
Dated this 16th day of October, 1909.
Oct. 16 Dec. 17 G.V.
" Highest going wages paid. Apply F,
G. Waters, Elk Lumber Co., Ltd., Hos*
mer, B, C.
Sealed tenders wanted for a brick
building for the F, O. Eagles, Coloman
Alta. Plans and specifications may be
seen at the secretary's house; lowest
or any tender not necessarily accepted. 1-IY.GATE,
.Sec.1 F.O.E. Coleman.
The following Item is quoted from
the Scranton, Pa„ Times of September
10: ",
"President Soilz of the International
Correspondence school of England,
which is owned' by the International
Educational Publishing company, nnd
which in turn Is controlled,by tho In*
tornntlonnl Toxt. Book company, hns
reported to the general headquarters
In this city that tho business of the
English branch for the month of August exceeded $60,000, Tho orgnnls-nt*
Ion hns been In operation only about a
yenr and undor the circumstances the
business* Is phenomenal. It Is stated
thnt the solicitors employed nvoragod
111 now onrollmentB for tho month, and
this Is fully up to tho work of tho American solicitors during a term of
years. The managers of tho homo
compnny from President Foster down
nro congratulating themHolveB upon
tho roBiilt, ,
It bent'H out thoir judgment In the
broadening of tho work of tho hcIiooIb.
On first class
business and residential   property.
Real Estate & Insurance
Cree & Moffatt
Head Office:
8 King Street West
Money that is kept in the house
earns no interest and is liable to
be stolen, lost or mislaid as well.
Money deposited with the Home
Bank earns full compound interest and it is safe past any possibility of ever being lost.
One Dollar Deposits Received
James .Mason
General Manager
W. C. B. Manson
Manager,   Fernie
School   Books
and School Supplies
We   have a   full  stock
on hand at right prices
A. W.  Bleasdell     Phone 18
Tho miner* nround Frnnk District
nre erperletirlng n little ulnck lime at
present, but nre expected to be In full
work n-rnln noxt month.
The cement works In Ill/ilrrnorc- Ih
getting nearly completed, whicli when
started tip along with the new ronl
mine nnd the brick plant «tc. will make
F.S. Kiev.
•1.40    ji
o.'ir. li.oo
3. in
Totnl distance (10*0 feet. Stations
100 feef. --V>
7. Supply sufficiently Intelligent
field noted either In column or sketch
of a nmnll mine Riirvey. 12
8. Dencrlbo how you would mnko a
Fernie Opera House
One Night Only
Oct. 21st
Funny    Negro
The NtioiiK-'ht ,Nliit,'liiff anil ilanciiiK show in  Anii<rl<ii.   HlnKem tlmt
ran ulnn.   Diiiu'cih tlmt enn really thince,   ('miii-.llimn thnt un-
re-lily-funny,   20 peniile.    All eveniiiK "f .imiiHeiiu-iit.
Brass Band and Orchestra.   Big Street Parade
Popular Prices      SOc, 75c and $1.00      Seats now on sale
Will be opened In the Miners Union Opera House Block on Monday
October 4.
Heintzman & Co. Pianos
Canada's Most Famous Instrument
The name does not make the piano, but the piano makes the
name. You will readily understand this when you see. hear and examine the different styles of pianos now on exhibition In my new
store.  Open evenings.
M. Willcrt Elley Dist, Mgr. Fernie
Garbutt Business
College ;i
Stafford Block, Lethbridge.
Gnarnntees positions to its graduates. Thorough instruction in
Shnrthnnd ft Cnmmrrcml brunch***!.
For any information or fice prospectus write
Goo. J. 8hmidt,
Principal Garbutt Business College
P.O. Box 1201    Phono 283
A l>lj{ SitoiiiI  Iui nil Mure \n
llllW   *>]>•• 11   IM'III' the Srlioill,
(joihI*, Ikiii^IiI,   -wild mill ex*
Peter James
Advertise In The Ledger THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE.    B. C. OCTOBER 16 1909
ECHOES FROM        j
What Leaders of Men  Think  and Say
io blame—the capitalist or the work-
The worker alone must bear the responsibility. It he hasn't got sense
enough or manhood . enoagh to join
the union of nis craft, he oil-jit to
suffer and suffer in silence. The n'orld
loves a fighter and despises a coward. If the worker wants,to be respected he must first of all respect
elf.       IX a little stray dog ct
^"Baking Powder
Made from cream of tartar derived
solely from grapes the most delicious and healthful of all fruit acids.
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L. P. Eckstein
D. E. McTaggart
Cox Street Fertile B. <
F. C. Lawe
Alex. I.. Fisher
Fernie, B. C.
Barrister and Solicitor
Office Henderson Block, Fernie B.C.
Hours 9 "to 1; 2 to 5; 6 to 8.
Residence 21 VIotoria Are.
supplied  with   the   t*wt Wine*-:,
Liquors ami Cigars
r>   bodo
Wba          n
p    (In    ha   ng a    on-
en e    od
otfen        own d  God
nd   owa d n
and how   an such a
nd    on b
b ough    aDon
How doe   Fan     how   n h s de en e
h      a   o e  hm of.
h     Jen
ii   do      ne   *nh   b     hey
a e fo saken
shop   of o gars
all of them withojt the projection of
a labor union working the sntatsfaops
the mills the factories working with
oit respite wilhont r'lief without
hope ol the future i nl re roe in a
huse raachine   that moi-i1; ib**-  »f*an
■ve- 1 ei
side of
r and happ
lo*..-   shall  rule
,d_ an       Lie-"*-! b*- the
w* ere nords of human sym
nil Km dm ss shall no' be df*
ll-d but ruber nherc th Sont tan
-spand at ti ero» btiunful in the sun
ight  of  vtoriut  jii=i.(i_
- \*v hy d d Fel
It is ihe purpo'-e of ihe labor more 'differential bet we
ment io tilucm. and agnate to enst , mining—the best in the country; the
•iliri *i uninrsal sentiment [arorable enactment of laws lo protect life and
lo our pnn. ipals and demands faior ! limb, the abolition of chfld labor, the
able lo a bm> r anil nohlei uvilizition ; abolition of the blacklist, ihe abnlition
to tenth th* lesson thit humaniti andj of thieving company stores. We have
not f,rt -l should goiem thi. dentin*. of j in some localites establshed night
the hum-in race to pile*" the lalue of; schools. libraries, reading rooms and
human lift  and human happ ness far j benevolent societies;  are taking
i-ln o
above Ih' dollar mark of the Shjlock
and Simon I egrets of our lime and
iii*. teaih thf world thai ilaif-rr and
bigoln in all us guises must perish
from tii earth ind [hat demoo-atv
m isi riiimph nol alon* in thi. parlor
Iht ori-ts   biit  in the broad
ei of our i
S(   of  ill
Significance -af ti
li In*
thi equal
-  Ill
has a  spci ia
•> althouKh thf-
of the sick and disabled, burying the
dead, assisting the unemployed, ministering to the. afflicted and in a thousand ways have improved the moral
material, and mental attainments
our craftsmen.
What  Has  Been  Accomplished
"What has the trades union mo
ment. accomplished in general? It has
increased wages fn all trades;  ii
Improved  working cond lions;  it
shortened  the  work  day;   it  hai
tedial 1
I chtiuehr
i   -of   pi' III*.
U nil ions
■ed the moral, menial and physical
i  holiilav  standard of its members; it has given and aulhoriziil    bi    „u*.irn   the  worker time foi
Ir is Nit .In nn mm* lo1 think, lo read, to know something of
ji-f-ji- ih. (onstrucmt f,t-nius ofi [il'i higher life, to know something of
latioii i buildi rs tn honor the an. music. sci*}nee and literature
I artisan u ho <mi*->i-> i itus bis a11 of those ennobling blessing-'
i I ll. sim al sfi-iim and nbo de make for Ihe higher manhood and '.he
s his manniHid m ihi great labor Holder womanhood of the race,
mint doing ins full Mian- in ihi "tn brief, it has brought sunshine
.nding ■umh for iii.luHirial fret* nut n( (•»« nlShl of despair, ami !n-
-n-i i tuiilur . om ■ [)i ion of ib_ "plrfel the wor tier with new bope. with
, „f m ,*-, ■ new id.!_ls and a desire for the Htialu-
i  in   limits r' m ir-h r ihnt  mir  """" °( "" ,"lal's 1"/ar "nli SOD"* 'u aar
>n,iii n=.a in ih,  ^.,,..i ,™i.  ,„   i-om mon life.   This It has done—-nnd It
reasonable to presume in the light
r Ini Iiim n
in i la;,!, and it is not uur purpos   to
oinlt.mii  the .apitalis!    ,s  i capital   ft"ard "nt
«   inn Ii i- »i.r purpot,^ in poini out        "* .
Int it i   on'\ ti   ar-FJBi7f(l i ffori that j of [lielrJ
,e ian 1 op< to attain in   of m*- btess-
iies an! r(fin.n.-*n'*. of mod lii <> Kill
■_  = ..L   uu- /atIon   li is an «-ud n   fail ihat th't.
Hard Lot of the Miner -in   tn j classes in sotieti- lh*   lired.       In the
I thought of the n.in_r In iht non and 'ht rubber tired thi fleecers and-tbi
union n.ld-i of Wist \ irgmia Colo j 'h*- fl ""-ed thf exploit. rs and the ei
Io Atabtma and elsewhere 1 also planed and theis Is naturally a dif
thought ot the terrihle looses by the'fereit. ot interests between thi twa
m'nt ' tplosmns in Ihuse stati » , antr hence tht tlass struggle Ami I t us
ed <'iiefl) through the uiiiiern neglect1 n-memli' r ihal organized grefil lo^s
tftroygh indlffprence and thranph piti not respect or treat fairly with Ln
less greed       I w 'he  mlnine lawstorgannu-il lahcr       On ihe ton'rars It
:rd a
violated wilu Ijipunlty I saw a miner
complain and J saw him diet bcrged
because he <*ompIained I saw him and
his family evicted from his erstwhile
home—a company shade—I saw the
barbariti and the inh_ma_lt- „f [t an
takes advantage of Ibfi, tondiiion ind
profits by labors diviiioi Its -good
business policv" to use an old
phiase and 'here is no mercy or char
ity tn business It is a rold blooded
concrete propo-itiec tt s r_itiag adian
er of an application for
duplicate certificate
Title for  Lot  3. Block 2  of lot  5
Group Oue    Kootenay District     (Map
SOTICE is hereby given that tt is
my intention to issue at tbe expiratiot
ot one month atter the first publicatfot
hereof a duplicate af the Certificate of
Title to the above mentioned lot in
Ihe name of Eder Harper which certificate Ib dated the lSthot March 1306.
and numbered 74S5A.
H. R. Jorand,
District Registrar
knowledge of the Eacts always help
What are the leading points here
outlined of Paul's defence before
King Agrippa?-
Why should it be thought a thing
incredible with you that God should
raise the dead? Verse 8.
Was Paul any better when he persecuted and caused Christians
put to death, than the -lews were then
in wanting to put him to death?
How do you estimate Paul's character before his conversion?
Verses 12-18— What points of resemblance are there between Paul's
conversion     and   that   of  a   sinner's
Why did Paul so frequently describe his conversion?
What    was  God's object,    as  here
described in   Paul's conversion,
what  is  Rod's  object  in   everj
Verses  lfl-33—Is    it possible
some sinners get a call from God fully
as  market!  as  Paul's and  yet refuse
to comply and go on in tb<->ir sins'
What difference is there between a
man before and after he turnE to God?
(This qus-stion  must  be answered
writing by  members cf tile Club.)
■Versus  21-32—*Why did  Pestns
lernlpt Paul and say he was mad?
Why d!d not Festus and Agrippa
both turn to God seeing that they
•learly convfneed of the truth of
Christistniiy and their need of sal-
Why are not all persons Christians
vho liave heard the voice of. God catling ihem io repentance?
Lesson for Snnday. October 31st
rj9!>. Paul a Prisoner.—The Voyage,'
Acts 27; !-26.
OCTOBER 17 1909
ul a Prisoner:before. Fells,   .
Golden Text—-Herein - do I always
exercise myself, to have a conscience
lid o[ offence toward God and toward
en. Acts 24:16.
Verses 1-2—When a high priest, or
distinguished preacher, bas fallen
away and espouses a bad cause, how
should lie be estimated?
Apart from     the  person   of     Christ
what arc the chief things which Christianity  stands  for7       (This  question
must be answered in writing by members of the club.)
What is Christ himself the embodiment oi in his personal character?
What made Felix tremble when Paul
urged upon him righteousness and the
judgment to come?
Would Felis   likely have become a
Christian if he eould have kept
bis sin?
Verses 26-27—What part does money
generally  play   in preventing sni
ful    adults    from    becoming    Christ-
Wben  a  man  trembles
of his sins, does that necessarily add
anything to his credit?
What was a besetting -to of Felix
and how would you size up the character ot any man wbo w
bribed to do right? '
Lesson for Sunday Oct. 24th. 1009.
Pau!  a  Prisoner—Before  Festus
Agrippa.   Acta 25; 6-12; Chapter :
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Manufacturers of and Dealers in all kinds of Rougb   ;
and Dressed Lumber
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The Hotel of Fernie
Fernie's Leading Commercial
anil Tourist House
S. F. WALLACE, Prop.
CARDSTOX. Alta.. Oct. 14—Wm.
Thompson ot Lethbridge. a grain buyer for the.Alberta Pacific Elevator Co.
fell into tbe pit of the elevator yesterday morning and was smothered under
failing grain,
MONTREAL,.Que., Oct. 15—With a
roar, which startled the.Inmates of the
Bath hotel, one nf the boih
cellar blew up today. Arthur Willet
was so seriously injured tbat he died
In half an hour and Charles Banks,
fireman was badly shaken up and sent
to the general hospital. Curiously the
damage done to tbe building was very
OTTAWA, Oct. 15—Members, ot St.
George's Societies have started a
opposing the allowing of
Oriental laborers bn railways, being
constructed In Canada, when there
are probahly 60,000 men In. Englani
who wonld he glad to get an opportu-
thls country and do
this work.
Bar Unexcelled
All White Help
Gall in and
see us once
0. W. DAVEY & CO., Props.
—Thomas Grey.
Lethbridge No. 133?
I No. 29—Thos.  Bradley
No. 431—R.  Livett,
2163—G.   Kelley
Park    Local   .1387.—W.
No. 2633*— William  .Gra-
Carhonado No. 2688—James Hewitt.
Cardiff No. 2373—A.  Hammond.
Cardiff No. 279—F.  K. St. A mint
Corbin  No. 3877—A. Hamilton - .
2540—A.   Matt-
1323—A St.   .
Man ley & Lawrence
7   Proprietor
1117  Third Avenue
Noar Sen-oca at
Seattle -      Wash
A. special train will be run aver the
Great Northern. Railway: from Fernie
aynea on October 17th. Pare lor
round trip J1.7S.
331A—D.  Rees.
1263—Walter Wrigley.
Hosmer Nb. 2497—J. W.  Morris
Hillcrest No,  1058—J.   O.   Jones
Kenmare  N.D.     No.   2850—J.     E.
Lethbridge No.  574—Mike Pillshak  .
Lille No. 1233—J. T Griffith
Maple Leaf  No. 2829—J.   Bonaeci.   .
( (via Bellevue)
Michel No. 2334—Chas. Garner
Passburg 2332—Miles Isitt.
Royal Collieries   I
Strathcona, Ed. 2155—A. Shaw.
Taber No, 102—Wrn. Russelt
Taber No. -1959—Hop. Evans
Taylorton,  No.  264S—H.   Potter.
Woodpecker     No.     2299.—Williar
BaKgtige   iMiv**i*fii    to   any
part ni' tlie city.
Waldorf Hotel
Table Unexcelled
Bur supplied  with the finest
tji'iincls of WIiirN, Liquors
.anil Cigars   .
(For-aierty of Ceatihl Hotel)
lh '
.-j ,   -y
Terrible Storm  in  South
Causes Many Deaths-
Martial Law
, KEY WEST, Fla.. Oct. 14.— Mrs.
PhemeThompson-Pinner and her infant daughter died here yesterday
from injuries received during the
storm. This," with' the loss of the crew
of twelve of the tug Sybil, wrecked at
Nahia Honda, and of Timekeeper
Murphy, drowned at Marathon bridge
the total death list comes to 15.
The British steamer,- Pleroma, arrived . here yesterday, bringing the
crew of the schooner, Florence R.
lrlewson, which was so badly wrecked
by the storm that'"she was abandoned
by her crew when she became waterlogged. The schooner Hewson encoun-
l\ tered the storm off Havana about 25
miles. Her decks were swept clean
and her rigging carried away. Finally when all hope of saving the vessel
was gone, the crew embarked iu small
boats, managing to keep afloat until
picked up by the Pleroma.
The Pleroma was anchored when
she encountered the storm . off Marquise. Two of her anchors were carried* away and she was otherwise damaged. Both crews escaped but.tell
harrowing stories of hardships suffered.
Martial law still prevails here but
it is reported that United States regulars will relieve the .state militia,
which has been patrolling the storm
swept area.
Scores of workmen are working
night and day clearing the debris and
it is expected by the end of the week
most of the damage doen to electric
light and telephone system will be repaired. The large cigar factories are
making arrangements for temporary
quarters and'hope to be In oporation
by the end of the .week.
Ai complete line of samples of
Fall Suitings and
Worsteds, Serges
and Tweeds
« Up-to-date Workmanship
Moderate Prices
All kinds of       i *
Fresh   Meats
on hand
Bacon, Hams, Fish,
Lard, Eggs and
us a. trial
(In this exciting story a Spanish
gentleman relates the nerve-trying
experience .that befell him among the
mountains of Upper Aragon, where he
was spending a holiday. The hillmen
were smugglers almost to a man, and
suspected him of being a police spy,
Furthermore, a rejected suitor, of the
innkeeper's pretty daughter took it
into his head that the girl had fallen
in love with the stranger, and vowed
vengeance. The upshot was that the
author underwent a particularly unpleasant ordeal; from which he barely
escaped with his life;—Wide World
In the summer of 1902 1 turned my
back on Madrid, bound for,the north
or Aragon, where I Intended to spend
my annual holiday, It had been, and
still Is my custom to spend my vacations in those regions of Spain with
which I am unacquainted; thus I have
been able to gradually add to my,
knowledge of my country and countrymen and to study history, geography,
folk-lore, and archaeology on the spot
Instead of out of books.
On the particular occasion on which
I am going to write I had, chosen as
the field of my research that paVt of
Upper Aragon which lies to the north
of Saragossa and Lerida, in the heart
of the Pyrenees.
After spending a few days,,in the
old world town of Jaca, I wandered
farther afield, the call of the mountains being too strong" tb resist, and
one morning took my seat in the rickety old stage coach which, if the mules
and their driver be willing, rattles the
traveller from Jaca to a mountain village called Sa'tardu, , /
I decided to make this picturesque
hamlet—a congregation of huts surrounding a fortress like' church—my
headquarters for the summer, and* I,
accordingly, engaged a room at the village inn, which was the strangest
mixture of old fashioned ways and
discomfort which it has ever been my
luck to behold. -. I managed to secure
the largest- room in the house which
had two magnificent views—one towards the west, un the' valley jnjthe
Trade Marks
Anyon**) t-m-ltna *, »n*t -JottrfptMn m*t
tuloilr MdMriAlit our opinion rrM«liet)i«r mi
(iiTMitVMi |«|)robKMrM-|PlM)tft.C>nmB!anl***'
wia liue. UUhwl kuiM
direction of St., Beat, which,is the
first; French village on the other side
of the Pyrenees, the other towards
the north, where the hills rise Into the
mountains, the cap of Mount Vallier
being,just visible in the disance..
Now, it is well known, that these
Pyrenean valleys and villages are infested with smugglers, who carry on
their nefarious trade ,to and fro into
France. The usual,object of contraband is tobacco, though spirits also
play an Important part in tho illegal
transactions. To most of the mountaineers smuggling Is not qnly a means
of subsistence, but at the same tlmo
a form of sport In which ono aiid all
Indulge, though thoy carry their life
ln their hnnda whilo engaged In It.
Though lt was by no means my Intention to join in any of theso expeditions
and run tho risk of n brush with the
French Gendarmes or tho Spanish
guards, I nevertheless wished to learn
nH much about smuggling as a possibly
could. '
Thanks to tho peculiar friendliness
which chanicterlzoa my conn try mon, I
was soon on speaking tonus with tlto
most of tho malo Inhabitants of tho
vlllngo. Though I found thom more
resorvod than most Spaniards, wo got
on very woll togothor and talked of
all mnnnor of rural topics, rarajy howovor, broaching tho Hubjcct of smuggling, which I porcolvod thoy nvoided
carefully. *    '
During tho first fow diiyfl of my
stay tho weather vac yood, and I
spent practically tho whnlo tlmo room*
Ing about In the inotiutiilnn. Thin
wim followed by a spoil of bad woathor which kopt mo Indooi'H,
With tho chimgo in tho woathor It
Mtruclc mo that tho nttltudn of Dw villagers toward ino ehnngod nlno; thoy
Boomed tb avoid mo, dlHlIko mo or my
company, nnd to answer my grootltiRB
curtly, iih though nnxlotm to en-capo
from my presence at quickly iih jiokhI*
It wn« on a win July day towards
ovoning that, somuhow or othor, mat*
H'i'w (-ami* to un tinuecoiintiiblo iinpiix*
ho, ub tho French would tmy.
Leaving my rooih I walked down*
Htnlru into what, for want of a bottor
term, I will call tint assembly room—
of tho Inn—tho illnlne. Rmoklngj and
visitors room and public bar combln*
■."■I. A wood tint wn» Iiiiiiiiiik ou thu
health, thick clouds of tobacco smoko
hung In Dw air, and lliu tuovi was full
of inon vehiunoiitly iIIhoiihhIdi; hoiiio
topic or other, So sooner did I appeal* lit the door il-nii mi ./ii-xplicnMo
itllenro foil upon tho gathering nnd I
noticed lonkH of lint rod iuul suspicion
thrown In my direction,
To go bnrk, closing tbe door behind
mo would tiitvo boon folly; ko, putting
on ;t bold (rout, l wiill.fd Inlo <ht, iiioin
dropping some cnrr-loss remark nbout
off my glass, feeling anything but comfortable and asked the girl if she
thought that the village priest was at
home. .*,*,-.     v
."Yes,.I think so," she answered and
then I noticed that the smile which
was the usual accompaniment of her
words, was conspicuous by its ab-
Wlthout more ado, and convinced
that retreat was the better part of
valor,* I threw my horseblanket —
which serves one as an overcoat in
the mountains of Spain—over my
shoulders and went out into the street
in the direction of the church.
My reason for wishing to visit the
curate was that I was longing to have
a chat with some educated person.
The kindly old soul who welcomed me
Into his .stuffy old parlor, however,
and offered me tobacco and spirits—
both of them smuggled I feel sure-
belonged to that category of men who
have forgotten either wilfully or unconsciously, what they have learned in
their -youth.
He was a garrulous individual, .on
all questions except smuggling. Whether he was in league with" the men
who practiced it I cannot say, but at
any rate he evidently did not wish to
disclose the secrets of his flock, and
for this lie must be admired.
ln the course of our conversation I
mentioned to him the scene at the inn
asking him if he could give me any
inkling as to its meaning.
"You had better not remain too
long in these parts," he said, shaking
his head.
"But why not? What harm am I
He shrugged his shoulders.
"You say you are* here to pursue
your studies but, well perhaps everybody does not believe you.'
I could not 'get >hlm to say another
word on the subject, excepting a re-,
mark ot the effect" that I had been
seen prowling about the Castillo. The
castle-was an, imposing ruin on a hill
not far from', the village, and as a matter of fact, I had on the previous days
visited the place. I now remembered
... kuuui;* for iutuiuiu IMU-JIIU.
l-tiiTOU tUen tbfrro.ta Mann l Vo. reeMt
scientific jftKHcan.
\ hjuuJuwnuI-f Uluilml-Ml wnkly, Luted «tr<
aUtMo.of iky MiwiM your**, •*,«<»* fo*
:t"i'rj')Tnh   1tu*VMt*ee propal.l.   Bold Of
my approach and had scowled unpleasantly at me by way of greeting, ancl
that one of the men was the same I
had invited to drink with me at the
Wondering what, on earth it all had
meant I walked to the lodgings. The
parlor downstairs was now empty but
for Juana* the innkeeper's .daughter,
who stood behind the counter. Now,
Juana and I had been the best friends,
Had I not been so engrossed at the
time ln my own pursuits it Is likely I
should have noticed that she seemed
rather attracted by me, no doubt due
to the fact that I was a little out of
the ordinary—that, is to say a little
less rural than tho men she was accustomed to talk to, So she pnld mo
small attentions ont included ln my
bill, such as smiling with pleasure
whon I spoko to hor, placing flowers
In my room and chatting happily.,
As I entered the Inn I grootcd her
perhaps ovor wunnly, for at the momont I was pining for a friendly word,
Thon I observed thnt. her facoe'1 was
drawn and that a look of foar hrirt replaced tho usual happy smile.
"Hush!" sho said In a Homl wills*
"What's tho mattor?'
"Go up to your room now, Immed*
lately—and don't como down again,
You havo told mo that you want your
supper In your room and tho servant
will bring it up to you. Later I Bhnll
como up, but don't come down until
I have Boon you."
"Iiui " '
"Go!" Bho whispered fearfully, and
disappeared behind tho counter Into
nn adjoining room.
This mystery waB bo'i'lnnlng to bo
decidedly unpleasant. I don't think
I nm n groator coward thnn most ■■'.•.)•
pio but thoro wna cortnlnnly something
uncanny about tho whole proceed In.;.
What on onrth did tho gl-l nw,W
At n Iohh to understand llio mattor
I crriHHod thn room toward tho stali'H,
resolved to take tho girl's advice until
nt leant h1io< had told mc what tho
ilnngor wuh.
.liiHt an I ronohod tlio slnlrH tlio door
on thu oppoHllo Hldtt of tho room croaked and oponod ajar. From whoro I
wiih It wiih difficult for mo to bo hood
whoroaH I oould onully observe anybody who cnmo Into tho apartment.
ttnt   I'm  flllo   PflffiO   In    oiul   \   nun   Iuul
going bnok to Hhut tbo rtonr, thinking
I had loft It unlatched nnd that the
wind hnd blown It open, \v|)on I hiiw
a head nppoar nround tho edge nnd a
pair of fierce blnok eyes gaze round
tho room mt thoiirh lit *ti**troh of «ntne.
In nn Instant I recognized tin* faro.
It wiih that of Pope, tho Individual I
Iuul Invited to drink' with nm n fow
hourH earlier. I lind often aeon liiin
ns ho wah In the hnblt of hnnglng
around tin* Inn, nit noted ihli'ii-i. \
naturally thought  by  the clmim** of*
•Well?"* she asked, impatiently.
■ "Has he gone upstairs?"
"Do you sge him here?' she retorted
sarcastically; _ •
'   The man did not answer.
"And in case you want to know,"
continued the girl, "he's not coming
down again today." ,   "'
"How do you" know?'. -
"He told me to have his supper sent
up to him.",
"Then I suppose you will take it up
to ■ him?"  sneered' the • man.
vLook here Pepe, none of your cheek
with me or you will repent of it."   .
Pepe seemed to cower before her
wrath!    '    •'
"I say, Juana," he said, changing his
voice to a whining whimper, "why are
you always so cruel to me?"
"Is that all j'ou have to say? If so
you had better turn around and go
whe*re you've come from. I've no use
for lying—'.
He interrupted' her passionately.
"By heaven, you vixen!" he whisper
ed hoarsely, "I know what's the mat*
ter with you. "You're in love with
that man upstairs, and he'll suffer for
lt, or " -
"Will he? You'd better take care
that you don't suffer for your dirty
tricks first," she retorted angrily.
"Thwart me, and you'll find out who
Pepe the smuggler Is," he hlsesd savagely.
She laughed, shrugged her shoulders and left the counter.
For a moment Pepe stood baffled,
glowering about him. Then he strode
stealthily to the door, and
went out Into the night and rain.'
.Bewildered, I made my way up to
my room vainly endeavoring to unravel the mystery that surrounded me.
Was it because this, fool, Pepe was
jealous of me? ' Of course not; there
must be something else In the air to
account for the general hostility of the
villagers. Perhaps Juana would* explain
to me.
Before lighting the greasy lamp with
wliich I was honored I went to the
window and looked put. Down in the
street a solitary, half drowned lantern
with no thought of seriously challenging the blackness of the night, sent
forth a dim ray or two, and on the
opposite side hugging the wall I discerned a man wrapped in his horse
blanket,- and as tlie light fell on his
face for a minute I recognized the evil
features of Pepe, His black eyes
were gazing up in my direction and 1
almost startled but managed to hide
my\ surprise by - stretching out my
arms and giving vent to a sickly yawn.
Then I; drew my blinds as though I
had seen nothing and lit my lamp. ''
the servant, the only other female in
the house, beside Juana.
"Juana says," she told me leisurely
"that if your head is/aching the light
is very bad for it and you ought to go
to bed early.",   "
I grasped the meaning at once; she
wanted me* to put out my light as
quickly as possible and pretend to retire for the night.,
"Thank your mistress, I said, "and
tell her It Is my Intention to lie down
immediately after super.'
Hoping I should be quite woll again
ln the morning—was the woman
sneering? I wondered—she left the
room and slammed tho door behind
her. ' '
I got through my supper quickly and
carried tho tray out In the landing,
and re-entered my room closing and
locking tho door with considerable
noise and then Unlocking lt again as
quietly as possible.
A few minutes lator I put out the
light and waited lmpatlontly for .Tun*
nas arrival. As I suspected I had to
wait a long time. To distract my
thoughts I occasionally pooped out of
tho window to soo If Popo was still
lurking In the street, At first ho
was but at last I caught sight of him
sneaking away lu tho rain.
Suddenly "Don't mnko a iioIho," said
a woman's voice beside me, nnd I
started. It wnp Juana and bo silently
hnd sho como Into the room that I
neither hoaid tho door opon nor hor
stop ns Bho cnmo up to mo.
"What Is the meaning of all this?' I
asked her,
"That fool Popo Is Joiilous because
I speak with you," hIio replied. "Ho
told tho othors that you aro n polico
spy como to catch tho Hmugglors and
so.thoy havo docldod to kill you tho
first time you go out Into tho mount*
alns for a wnlk."
"Ilut Ih Popo nnytliliiK to you?"
"Nothing; only ho think*. 1 ouglir
to lovo him. Tho fool! Ilut yon must
not stay horn for thoy nro n daiworoiiH
lot nml now that Pop" Iiiih ho( thom
itRiiliiHt you It Ih not tnto for you to
"Ilut I run toll thom ho's u llnr.'
"Tlioy won't bollovo you. Tlioy
will not IIhU'M. I tried to loll thom
ho myself but thoy wild that likely —
I hnd hidden motlvoH for shielding
you, That wiih when you wont out
this nftnrnoon'"
"Cannot I inform the police?"
" "No, no, not that! If you did you
would not be safe even after leaving
this place. As a police informer
you would be tracked by every man
in Upper Aragan^ Besides my father
would also be drawn into the net.and
—No'; I canr.ot be guilty of_that. Save
yourself. Go away tomorrow and
never come -back here again.'
"But what' about yourself."' They'll
guess you* warned  me,"
"They won't dare to touch* me. although I 'shall be suspected. Then in
about a month's time I shall leave the
wretched place and go to Madrid. I
am sick of the people round here. So
don't think that you are —hush! I
hear—!' '       '
' Surely there was somebody on the
broaid landing on the stairs outside.
I could hear the boards creaking.then
someone moved."
Quietly with my revolver, . without
which I never travel—I made a movement in the direction of the door when
Juana interfered.
(Concluded next week)
Children are always sustaining cuts
bruises, burns, etc, and not infrequently contract ringworm, scalp diseases,
and similar skin troubles at school.
Mothers will find Zam-Buk without an
equal for all these accidents and diseases.
Mrs Thomas Allen, 156 Water St.,
St. Marys (Ont.) says: "My daughter
Mildred 4 years ■ old, • was severely
burned by falling on a hot flat Iron.
She was burned on the heel, Instep'
and on the thigh very badly. I at
once applied, Zam-Buk, whicli eased
the pain and in the course of a few
days the wounds were all thoroughly
Mrs. George Aldridge, 12 Louise St.
Stratford says: "While playing barefooted about the yard my son Bertram
ti years old, stepped on a broken glass
bottle, which cut very deeply into his
big toe. The cut was so deep that I
sent for a doctor and had the wound
properly dressed, the doctor leaving a
lotion to be applied daily. Under this
treatment however, the wound seemed
to get no better but on the contrary
inflammation' set in. * A kindly neighbor, then recommended Zam-Buk. We
obtained a" supply and after a few applications the child seemed to rest better and the pain was very much reduced. „ In a few days under the Zam-
Buk treatment the wound-assumed a
The Obstinacy
Of the Princess.
By Troy AllUon.
healing was very rapid. Inflammation
and soreness were finally completely
banished and in ten days from the
•first application of Zam-Buk we took
the bandages from the foot. I feel
sure that but, nfor Zam-Buk the child
would have had a very bad time, and
might have had to sacrifice the toe." •
Not only for cuts, burns, bruises, etc
is Zam-Buk, effective, but also for
serious skin diseases such as eczema
ringworm, ulcers, etc. It also cures
poisoned sores, chronic wounds, bad
leg, piles, festering sores, chapped
hands, cold sores, frost bite and all
skin Injuries and diseases. Druggists
and stores everywhere sell at 50c a
box or post free for prlco from Zam*
Buk Company, Toronto; 3 boxes for
$1.21). You are warned against harmful Imitations sometimes represented
to be "Just as good."
Copyrighted, 1KB, by C. H. Sut-oliffe.
The princess stamped her foot as energetically as any ordinary person
would have done. "There's no earthly
use being born a princess," she ,said.
"I want my own way occnsic-Bally, and
I never get it."
The minister raised both eyebrows.
"But, your highness, I was sent to reason with you."
"There's nd reason In it," she flashed
back. "There's anything but reason in
my being trotted out like a horse to bo
Inspected by this conceited person
merely because he's decided to marry!"
"To think of the son of so powerful
a throne being called a person!" Tho
minister's eyes shone through his glass
es, blankly dismayed.
The princess shrugged her shoulders
ln a noncommittal way; then she seized
the minister by both lapels and continued her argument. "O minister who
is not plenipotentiary. If you feel too
badly about not bolng able to roeson
with me remember even Napoleon failed once, aud maybe you two will go
down Into history together. As for
renson"— The princess snapped her
slender fingers disrespectfully close to
tho minister's nose and left the room
and the man.
The sudden indisposition of the princess was an unexpected detail in the
preparations for receiving the royal
visitor, who arrived the next day.
She awoke when the first sunrise
crept over the sky, yawning from the
weariness of having spent twenty-four
hours trying to be still." The gilt clock
showed that there were at least two
hours before the palace would awake.
' She crept out of bed and dressed
stealthily, threw a light wrap .over her
shoulders and went through the door
that led from her apartments to tho
rose garden. * She went swiftly toward
the summer house that was her favor-
' Ite retreat. She stopped on the threshold and stared at the young man complacently smoking a cigar on her own
pet bench.
Tie hurriedly threw away the cigar
and bowed low before her. "Good
morning," he said, and the princess
noticed the charm of his voice. "I
scarcely expected any one else to be
awake so early in the day. I hope I'm
not trespassing."
The princess was startled, but determined at the expense of veracity to
keep the household from learning that
the condition of her throat was not so
serious as the physician had vouched
* "I didn't--er— expect to find any one
here myself," hedging for time to create 'ideas. "The fact Is I have been
awake almost all night attending the—
er—princess, and when she at last slept
care much for the prince. He's too conceited."
"I beg your pardon!" he exclaimed in
astonishment "I never hoard— How
on earth could you get such' au Idea
into your head?" he demanded.
"Doesn't, he go from one country to
another, expecting all girls of suitable
age and birth to be trotted out for his
inspection', just like selecting a necktie?" indignantly. "If I were a princess I would positively enjoy having
him ask me to marry him!"
He could not take his gaze from the   ,
flushed, piquant face.
, "If   I   were  a   prince, I   should  be
broken hearted if you treated my proposal with such scorn," he said fer-.
The princess rose hurriedly.
"I think I must see if the princess
needs me."   ..
"Won't you tell me your name," he
asked, standing with his head uncovered, "and that I am to have the pleasure of seeing you later in the day?"
"I am afraid—I must not," she faltered, "and please, please do not mention that you have met any one hew.
I want to,be free to come here again,"
she added Innocently.
Ills face, suddenly lost its doleful
"Would I be much lu tho way If I
happened to be smoking my cigar here
when you come?" he suggested boyishly. »
"Not In the least—if you can get
away from thc prince," she said aa
she started down the path.
On the last day of the prince's visit
she came into thc rose garden a trifle
earlier, but he was there, just as she
bad found him for the last three morn-
"You nre leaving this afternoon, I
hear," she said In greeting.
"And I am to leave without knowing
your name?" he asked gloomily.
The princess' eyes were wistful.'
"It's best to let lt remain simply—an
episode," she answered, with a reflection of his despondency.
"But I must know—I will know!" He .
seized both her hands nnd held them
tlnnly. 7 .
"I" can't tell you—now," she gasped,
"but if the prince is to be at tho regat-
tu next month, perhaps I'll be able to
see you then. I know our princess Is
golug." .
* The gloominess lifted from his face.
"I'll see you-I'll find you-I'll defy-
all the powers that be—for you!" And
he suddenly took her in his arms nnd
kissed her.
For a moment tho princess did not
stir; then 'she gave a startled exclamation and slipped from his embrace.
Two days after the departure of the
prince and his retinue she found her- „
self well enough to go to the room
that the minister considered his own '
special den. Her curiosity ■■ could no
longer be restrained, nnd the minister,
having always proved wax In her
hands, could suroly be Induced to tell
all he knew about the late visitors.
While talking her glance fell upon a ,
small  photograph  lying on' the table
Of the American Federation 'of
• Labor
lho weather nm) Iti my riKimttie nt it he Innkeeper'* dnuKhter,
the counter. Tlio Inukct-por'H dntiRh-j Apparently natlnfltd with his mirvoy I
t-cr—of whom mnrt* anon—wax p-ri,Ing IP'-jh' innw Into Uio n«mi and rltwedl
the mon. nml t ordorod a ithifl-J nf splr-* tlio door behind him. lie walked up)
ltBr asking the mnn next lo me who-jio tho counter nud gnvo "a peculiar I
Uur he would join in, in which h*-*jwhl*tle ond nlnuMt Immi'dUi'l> -luaimj
KruuU'tt m iiuirffttkvi* rcpl).     . U)»M.*«i, wp(>«4it ii. .
D   Pornonlln
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoe*
Gents' Furui;!:ifiC3
, Tho following Is ;mrt of tho unfair
llHt. of tho Amorlcnn Fodornllon of Labor. Many of tho dally newspaper
roadors who hoar as much about tho
"Unfair I.lst" during thoso days may
bo anxious to know whnt names of
firms the A. P. of Ij. "Unfair List" contains.
Under theso circumstances tl becomes tho duty of tho labor press to
lteop Its renders properly Informed.
Whnt nro papers published for if not
for tho purposo of giving correct Information?
CIrivi's; Carl llpmnn of New York
City; Kerbs, Wortholm & Schlffor of
Now York City, manufacturers of the
Henry (loorgo nnd Tom Mooro cigars.
Flour: Washburn-Crosby Milling Co
MlnnoapollH, Minn.; Vnlloy City Milling Co,, Grand ItnpIdH, Mich.
Whisky: Finch Distilling Co,. Pittsburg I'n.
Clothing; N, HnellonborR ft. Co,, ot
I'lilliiilolphla I'd.; Clnllilors KxrlmiiKi*.
lloohoslor N.Y.; li. Kiipponlielinor ft
Co., CIiIciiko,
Corsets: Chlcngo Corset Co., mnn-
ufactiiroi-H  Knbo und   Ln   Mnrt-tiorlte
(SIovcb: J, H. Cownln Glove Co,, Dos
Mnlneu   tn «   f'nltfcirnl'i  fltovo  fii     V*i.
pit. Cnl.
lints: J. II, Htotson Co., I'hiln<l«lphla
I»a., K. M. Knox Co,, Brooklyn N. Y.,
Homy II. Iloolof &. Co., rhilndt-lphiu,
Shlrtsnnni1 Collars: United Shirt ft
Cullnr Co, Tmy. X Y.; Vim Jliuidt,
Jnrolis and Co., Troy, Cluctt, IVabody
and Compnny, Troy, X.Y.; .Initios. II.
Knitter of NW York City.
The lltilterlrk Pattern Company of
Sow York.
('.•■in*-hi:   I'uiil.uul   I'.-nlhhiiW Ciiii'
ent Co., ,ln<', .Ml.ii.; ITtlrn Hydrnii*
ilie Cement  nml  Mii:. Co.  l-tien.    Illinois.
Hto\i*h: Wn.iH'lit In.n J.huko Co , St.
Ut\i\*. Mo., Cnlttd Hlntes IIi-iUt Co.
Del mil, Mich.. (Jurm-v Foundry Co
"niippedT'lnto-tlie- rose^rden^crtKr
refreshed by the early'morning air."
She looked charmingly confused, and
the man, evidently a most polite, young
fellow, declared his intention- to leavo
her in undisputed possession of the
rose garden. But tho princess was
fond enough of nn adventure to sweep
nwny a few conventionalities in order
to experience the unusual.
"No, no; by all means remain seated,
sir," sho said, seating herself on a
neighboring bench. "I am not bo selfish nor, Indeed, so unsociable. I Judgo,
sir, thnt you are connected with our
royal visitor's retinue?"
The man hesitated, then smiled gen I*
"Yes, you are right. I generally—al*
ways. In fnet—accompany the prlnco
in his travels,"
"Then tell mc nbout blm," she broke
ln eagerly. "I shall not bo able to get
a glimpse of him while ho Is here, and
1 must own to n certain amount of
curiosity concerning him,"
"Upon one condltlon"--he lenned town rd her, evidently struck with nn
ldeu-"thnt you tell mo nbout tho Prln*.
eoss Constnncln."
"A bnrgaln!" she cried, nnd ber eyes
smiled again. "You tnko first turn.
You nro n visitor, you know."
no puckered his forehead In a
thoughtful frown. "He's rather n good
nnlurcd chnp," ho snid nt Inst doubtfully.
"T'ooh! Of courso he Is-nlwnys hns
his own wny nntl Is never croimcd In It,
I hnvcu't n doubt," hho scoffed.
"There's whore you nro wrong," ho
snld onergotlenllj*. "Tho king hns ns
Btrong a will uH-er-ns the prince hns,
nud they nro etcrnnlly clashing."
Hhe traded her first hit of Informs*
tion with awry Indication of prldo ln
"Strong wllll Tho combined powers
of both your kins nnd your prince
couldn't equal that of our princess.
And temper! You never saw any one
with ouch a fiendish temper," sho whispered confidentially.
"Ho Imd as thnt?" feebly. "I-wo
bcitrd thnt she wns quito chnrmlng."
"Oh, I don't deny thnt sho is rnthor
nice to look nt, but she-sho tins boxed
my onr» serornl times," beginning to
tnko t delluht In her creative Imnglnn*
Iln loaned forward and grasped tin*
nun* of thn Iwnch, tenso with Indlguii*
"And you hnvo to itihmlt to It! You
poor Utile tiling!" his eyes full of com*
ml"onition nnd mlmlrntlnn.
The prlnei><-H put on Ihe llrnt meekly
•iiIiiiiIskIvo nlr mortal mnn hnd ever
".•••ii lier wear.
"Whnt could I dor plnlntlvely
•'.".u-" .iru t\,Ux"i vWiou m'tC >'» tiMi!(.**
liivi* I*** i;io."
breath came faster.
"Who's that?" she demanded eagerly,
stopping the minister In the middle of ,
what he considered a well chosen remark.
"Don't you know?" he nsked ln aston-
jshment. "I believe It Is, though, tho
(Irst photograph taken with a full
board. It's the prince, your highness,
and he graciously put his signature on
It for mc."      , ■
The princesB took the plcturo In her
hand, looked nt It Intently, then gave
wny to n peal of hysterical laughter
which caused the old man to lean over
hor anxiously. "
"Shall I ring for ono of the maids,
your highness?" he asked hor perplex,
Tho princess ent up nnd wiped her
eyes on a dainty lnco handkerchief.
"No, no! Don't ring! I never felt better ln my life., I hnvo nn inspiration.
I don't want to have a marrlngo ar*
ranged for mc. There Is no romance
In bucIj procedure. If you will only
leavo me freo until after the regatta I
promlso to nrrango for myself a mar*
rlago thnt will plcnso every soul In tho
country. Give mo freedom for ono littlo month," Bho coaxed, standing boforo
him and placing an eloquontly per*
sunslvo hnnd on onch shoulder,
Ilo looked Into her oyes helplessly.
"I shnll never be nblo to undcraUind
the feminine mind," ho Bnld dolofully.
8hooting 8Un,
Shooting HtniH nre not ronl stars nt
nil, but nro small bodies which the
onrth runs into mid which nre mndo
so hot by friction In tho ntmonphcr-o
thnt llioy aro burned up. Tho real
stars, ns those of the Dipper, nro vory,
very fnr away, so far thnt no one
knows the distance. They are bright
bodios llko our sun, but scorn like
points of light boonuso tlioy nro so far
off. An the onrth moves about tlio nun
It frequently moots little bodies, It
Is moving so fust that whon It striken
thorn tho friction In the nlr Is very
grent, and usuntly thoy nre burned up.
They tiocin llko moving Htnrs, but nre
ronlly only n fow iiiIIoh nbovo us In our
atmosphere, Koiuotlmos ouo Is nolnrgn
Hint It comoii through tlio nlr without
bolng wholly burned up nnd falls on
the grnunil.-Ht. Nloholim,
Oliv* Oil and Long Lif«.
Many  lmvo  wondered  nt the great
lire men nttiiinod lu llilillonl times, An
ngo of I-*0 yenrs wns not nt nil tin*
mini I In ih'iHo for mon to nttnln
In full poHxcMrtl'iii of their faculties he*
fore   they   were  cttlicri-d   unto   thrlr
i fntiierit,    There N n iihiko r*»r every*
| thing, nnd In It nm-eiiHuiiiilile to iittlih-
. ;.; *  'in**  i'nin •"'■■ ." I'.'.'i .xi 1,',,-it, Ot
| Hi.*  fiii-i  nil  tlio-e Kiwi  porb'ips
••There'* one »hli*r» eertnln." he broke * dills* freelv n<n*i| olive nil?   Tbey IIveil
lii ',e!ien:ontlr. "sueli n vlrten would nnt I In the html i>f tt>.> nllve nml rrgimlo*!
tti.i'.:e n ileslrnMo wife for the prluee."   | It ns one of their i£*-e,*iii*sf eiirthly lil*"ot*
•'!  (I.W'f t'«iiiv  •hit  hr*,st -Mo I'nfi.l  fll'   ! tli""--      fnr    I'     ■••|*e    llic-u    tinilMi    *>*i<-|
tier." hlie ».i11 il-'frii'lvel.v.    "I  ilun't ; "Mit'llmf iLi.-.***"   n--*u.i-<"uii\.* I.nvny.
IndianapoIlK,  Ind,;   Uiick rtto\e    am!
Knuge Company, Ht. Lntsi.*..
Hags: Ciiilf Hag Co, New Orleans
l.ii., huihtii Hcinis I'.'tiili.-i n. .St, \,i,\,\y.
linioiiiKtuid Iiumuth: 'It..- l'***,ein
nnd Duster Company. Davenport, la.;
M. «w-l|i*rfn Kiii.*". Clr<levllb\ Ohio;
MerkU-Wlley  itumiu Company.  I'.irii*
T.  Ziirhrugg Wnti-li  Oe Co., Ulver*
Hide N. .1.
C. W. Post, Mnniifaetiirer of Ornpi*
'\llln IilnS  1-iihllllii I (K'itl,  r.iitUe Crei-tt
Ht'rewiii'i-• Itiitui-iifd Fibre Warn
Co.. Ijoilport, N. Y.
rurtiituf.* Arni'in-jttt lldllnrd TuM-f
Co., riiu-liii.ntl. O : 0. Winner piano
Co.. Brookbn  N.Y.V  Krell Piano Co.,
Toronto Out.; Mmae Siovi* Work*, ofj    Wittches: Ke> itt.n.v Wawli <'*»-«• <»,,Cincinnati O; JKrhy |k<«k Co., Itonton
i lVri>*i>,l>n Wni« l« * ,*"<• Co., our HurUut >»•£  I'hUaiK-liiUi.*..  .U,». 1,'hWv,  Hh"...i.i>,  SU**. >_ ».-_--% ,s..tfa bMeii*^.,, tW^M.-c lASS
_J»£Ut»jiL.v;T, -*,*■ i,Ti-_^t^ni4^^*,ii*&-ijA_av'sl*->j*t^
Arrive Fernie
No. 213 West    8.48
No.  214 East    17.55
No.  236 Local East .'.     8.48
No.* 235 Local West   20.50
No. 7 West Flyer   10.40
No. 8 East Flyer  20.08
Change takes effect Sunday June 6.
NO. 252
*      FERNIE
, 251
If you want the best—call for Elk
Valley beer.-
When thirsty nothing but Michel
beer for me.
They are still selling window shades
from 30c up at the Trites-Wood Co.,
Nothing- to equal the furniture values offered by the Trites-Wood Co.,
Beef, mutton, pork, veal, hams, bacon, lard, etc., only of the very best.
Phone 41. ,
For sale: Pure bred Irish Water-
Spaniel pups. Apply to B. F.. Lester,
Hosmer, B. C.
Furnished House to Let. 6 roomed
cottage. Apply Lodger Office.
Ten Cows and a Hull for sale—M.
Tully, Fernie Annex, -   16-2tNP
Ahem, have you tasted Michel beer?
Isn't it. good? in town just like it. Ingram's pool room.
If you. are u particular smoker gfst
your smokes at Ingram's.
Don't forget to ask for Michel beer
—the best beer mado/ ■
Furniture for sale. 'Entire lot of
household furniture. Apply to Mrs. A.
A. Gillespie.
You will find the best values In
cooking and heating stoves al the Trite
Wood Co., "Ltd.    ,
For a good comfortable smoke get
Dorenbecker's brands. They are
home product.
Try a' caso of Elk Valley Bottled
beer. *?2.50 per dozen r delivered.
Phone 79.
For wiring, electrical fixtures, dynamos, generators iuul motors, see Depew, Macdonald & McLean.
First class lessons given jn the Pianoforte (German method) and singing
(pure Italian method.) Apply lo Mr.
11. G. Evans. Post, office, Fernie.
For wiring, electrical fixtures, dynamos, generators and motors, see Re-
pew, Macdonald & McLean.
Elk Valley beer popularity known
as Michel, always on top at tho leading hotels.,
Up-to-date billiard and pool room for
sale. Easy terms or to rout to responsible party.' Enquire J. Seigle, Xew
Advertising space on the now drop
curtain inN the Miners opera house is
now available. To arrange for special position see p. Roes, secretary, or
address box 361, Fernie.
Only n_fp\j^j^^f[/^_RpvMiTE ma-i
Furniture for sale: Entire lot of
household furniture. Apply to Mrs. A.
A. Gillespie.
Ernie Bodman has gone back io
Spokane to undergo further treatment
for his knee.
The moving pictures are as popular
as over hero. Manager Taschereau
gets some fine films.
Dr. Cook, Capi. Peary, .Mr. Mauser
and outfit have Just, arrived at, A. W.
IllcnsdoU's drug store. "
First class board and table board;
meal tickets *$» at Fairclough's Boarding Houso, 179-1S0, opposite Football
grounds; Coal Crook.
Ths long winter evenings are now
coming on. You cannot do better
than get a fe\x- nice games for the children nt A. W. Bleasdell's drug store.
„ The police have stopped the Sunday
moving.picture shows, as it,was creating a nuisance on the street. The
noisy crowd that gathered around ou
Sunday evening to gain admittance
was the cause of the stoppage.
Sunday night in the Methodist
church, Rev] W. L. I-I all will take for
his subject "The I-Tandwriting on the
Wall," tho social movement of tho
times, with some yoferences, to the
late Frank Sherman.
Rev.'Williamson arrived this morn
ing from the east and will occupy his
own pulpit here for the last time tomorrow morning. ' .In the evening
Rev. Mr. Spldell, (lie prospective sue
eessor, will have .charge of the service.
Culllgan & Hockwald's Funny Negro
.Minstrels will hold the hoards at the
Fornie Opora Houso on Thursday ev
.ening. Those people have somo good
advance notices and will likely prove
interesting and entertaining. See the
ad "on page five.
Oonoral Manager Bury of iho C. P,
It. western line, was taken in his pri*
Progressive Fernie will be out within a month.
We are sorry to report that * Mrs.
Jennings is indisposed.
J. D. Moir, the popular Mosler safe
rustler, is In the city.*.
Bom: Letcher, on Wednesday, Oct.
13th 1909, to Mr, and Mrs. Thos. Letcher, a son weighing 17 pounds.
We have ordered some very tasty
special menus for Christmas and hotels outside the city can get a sample
The Philharmonic Society will hold
its next rehearsal in the Heintzman
Piano Parlors on Tuesday evening at
S o'clock.
Miss'M.'Q. Irvine of the Free Press
monoline department was confined to
the house for a few1 days bur. is now
bnck at work.
For Rent: The upstairs portion of
the Palace Meat Market, Victoria avenue.'3 Would .be suitable for lodging or
boarding houso purposes. For particulars apply to P. Burns & Co., Ltd.
The district, board met at Maeleod
on Monday, but. on receiving the telegram of F. II. Sherman's death, they
adjourned and .returned at once to
John Hardman is in ihe city from
Middlesboro. Ho cnmo up to see Mr.
Sherman when he was informed of his
serious illness, but only arrived in
.time to attend his funeral.
C. J. Eckstorm of the Dallas Hotel,
Lethbridge, was in the city for the
funeral of F. II. Sherman. Mr. Eckstorm was agreeably surprised at the
growth of Fernie,-- but he is all Lethbridge, ancl you can hardly blame
Messrs. Farquharson and Campbell
gave an enjoyable dance at Bruce's
hall last evening, Theso gentlemen
have started the Elele Dancing Academy which will be run under the personal direction* oi: Mr. and Mrs. P. A.
On Thursday evening Oct. 21st at.
8 p.m., Mrs.* (Rev.) Lashley Mall is
going to give a disuuisition in her accustomed maimer°on the "Modern Doings of Women and Men," under the
auspices of the Ladies Aid society of
tho Methodist church. Silver collection. '  -
Tho Kootenay Telephone Co. have
moved into their new offices on Pell-
at avenue, and in future all bills wili
be payable there. A now subscriber
list is in preparation nnd any wishing
to avail themselves of the list shoulu
get* their phones .installed at one
A new three position switchboard
has been installed, and the offico is
open* for public inspection.
\  Fancy   China,
and     Dinner   ware
We.have just unpacked a fine stock pattern in
Dinner ware for sale by the dozen or'set.
All goes for Coupons., ,
Give us a, call
_     W.J.  BLUNDELL
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Fernie Cartage & Construction Co. t
The Fernie Cartage & Construction Co.
beg to inform trie .citizens of Fernie
. they are prepared to carry out all
classes of work.. Heavy Draying,
, Excavating, Building and Concreting a speciality. Estimates given on
all Contract work. All work -guaranteed satisfactory.
O. N. ROSS, Sole Proprietor
To secure your share
of the surprising bargains at thte. big: Removal Sale of
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To The Electors
Concrete Fence Posts
7 foot long      - -       70c each
Dry Goods
Boots and
FERNIE     |
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chines, ball bearings', fitted with auto-i
matic lift,- guaranteed    for ton years.
Nothing bettor ou the market, "$30.50
at the Trites-Wood Co., Ltd: '
A sample order of,, Elk Valley bottled beer will convince you of the superiority over all others. $2.50 per doz.
delivered at your door. Call up phone
79 and we will do tho rest.
vaio car from "Gra"]r(i~Forics~to™KerGr
moos over the Great Northorn this
week and will proceed by stage to
Ponticton. It is rumored that he is
looking over the western district with
an eye to futrher extensions", possibly
flic compefion of this line to tlie coast.
Jim Hill's proposed S-mile tunnel bas
apparently worked up a competition,
To supply and instill heating: apparatus for steam healing the Minors
Hall and Opera House. Particulars
can be*obtained from D. Rees, l.ox u-iL
to whom tenders must' be adfU'esstt.,
not later than Oct. 23, 1009. *
Grows Nest Trading Go.
General Merchants
The - Store   of  Good Values
Agents-"Bell Pianos"
Sold , on monthly payments
Everything      Reduced
for a few days longer
Victoria Ave.
Fernie, B.C.
Trites- Wood Co.,Ltd.
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Thc Future Garden Spot of British Columbia
Fruit Farms
Several Thousand acres
pf Choice Fruit Land is
now under irrigation at
Baynes Lake on the G.
N. Railway, only 28 miles
from Fernie. This land
is now on sale in S and 10
acre tracts on terms that
brinR* it within the reach
of anyone desiring a home
Ideal Home Location
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Fishing, Bathing, Boating
aad   Scencix unexcelled
Send for Free Illustrated Booklet to D. W. Hart


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