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Industrial Unity is Strength
Tfte Official Organ of District No, 18, U. PI. W. of A.
V&Htiaai Unity is Victory
VOI,. V.   No. 35
FERNIE,   B. C, January 22nd, 1910
$1.00 a Year
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Engine; Dashes Into The'
.   Roundhouse   Killing
, . ••*
INelson News)
A   runaway engine shortly after 7
•o'clock.yesterday morning dashed into
♦ notice: i
•*► Coal miners are requested to - ♦
♦ keep away..from Hillcrest, as   ♦
♦ the mines,there   are already   ♦
♦ overcrowded.', .♦
♦ ■     .0.
♦ ♦♦♦,♦'♦'♦ ♦,♦ «► ♦ ♦
Man Sustains Fatal Injuries in an At-
, tempt to Rescue Victims from
the Flames
SASKATOON. Sask. Jan. 20—As the
result of an early morning fire a wo-
Canadian Pacific railway round-1 man and £our c]*ndl.en are no"w» lylng
*   ■'
house, in which mechanics were at
work repairing engine No. 1832, and
caused" the death of W." H. Terry and
.the serious injury of George H. Jack-
*son,  '*-'*., '   ■
The runaway -engine, No.' 1300,* had'
been left at the coal pit at 7 o'clock
by Jack Cross, night .hostler- when he
went off duty. The engine was in' read-
' iness to start on its usual run to Slogan City,- and before being left the
levers were.locked.    ?or some reason
, at present unknown, the engine reversed and dashed down-towards the
iroundhous*. The turntable was. open
and "the runaway engine crashed in
through the doors and into the building. , - ,. _ ' .;"
' Jacked up on the trackover the ash
pit and close to the door was engine
No. 1382,. ori which a number of mechanics were at. work. Into this en-
■gine the runaway crashed. Mr! Terry
at the moment was In'the cab or else
-working bn the fire box. He was
•caughti by the- tender of the moving
engine and terribly crushed, his left
leg and thigh and his left arm being
' smashed.   '-'"'/
Mr. Jackson, who was taking down
a wedge caisting,',dropped Into the ash
■- - — — — ■ ... --V.A*-XV»**»»»»»*^...j-^-T. . ... —r-.— y-
■ V
- a broken wrist.   '• *  -•-.     -
Dr. Rose was-summoned and the. In;
jured-men were taken to the* Home
hospital, where Terry succumbed . a
-few.minutes afteivhet had*entered. He.
,. wasVta^th-a'ieinplo^of itUp^C**ana£ia&'
'Pacific'as a boilermakers helper. .*.'He
-ww 33 years of.age.and,leaves a -wid-
.-ow and two si_d.ll children, who live
■at 710 Baker street.   •
The only damage done to the round-
' house was the smashed doors,
. F. W. Walker, acting division superintendent, was out of town on the
Nelson & Slocan branch and owing to
his absence the inquest was held over*
until today, whon he will be able to
be, present.'
It Is not known how the onglne
whloh "caused the accident was set In
motion. '
Officials of the Canadian Pacific
Railway claim that some ono must
havo tampered with lt whllc.standlng
alone on tho traokB at the conl pit.
Others suppose It to have started from
a leaky valvo. Tho inquest will • bo
hold at the city hall tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock.
cold in death, and Alexander Reid, a
man who tried to rescue the victims
from their small house oh the west
side, was burned so', badly before he
■was found by the firemen that all the
skin is stripped from the lower portions of his body and he will likely
The name of the family who were
almost wiped out, Is Henderson, the
head of the house having come from
the hometsead' only a few days ago to
enjoy a few days with his loved "ones
here. •     . *•>
All. retired last night as usual, and
nothing unusual .was noticed until the
fire broke, out this morning shortly after seven while the family were still
asleep. , '.
Little is known of how the deaths
were caused, except that Mrs. Henderson and her two children as well as
Reids two children, who had been staying in the same house, were found by
the firemen literally, baked from a fire
caused by a coal stove. '-<
All were dead when brought from
the.burning shack by Fire Chief Heath
and the firemen.. ' The father escaped
Coroner Isbester viewed.the remains
soon after the fatality and "ordered an
inquest, when some light will undoubtedly be shed upon" the origin-of the
most disastrous arid '■", deplorable fire
Northern England arid Scotland Stay Liberal-Unionists
Show Slight Gains-Liberals Lost in Glasgow-
Standing of "tne Parties Now
which has eyef\happ'ened in the history
of this city; \.**- <■, ,-
Henderson, it. appears; had arisen
about 7 o'clock, lighted the fire and
gone next -door.tp.a batye shop where.
Reid had_beeh-workirig.aiV;night'7 _'"•
'? W_e_'"the..alarm><was sounded both
rushe dto thet house, Reid pushing way-
inside to rescue his two children who
had been staying the night at Hendersons house.
Henderson also entered the house
but found any efforts to rescue his
wife and chlldron almost fruitless, and
retraced his steps.
Henderson was slightly burned about
the hands and head.
.OTTAWA, Jan. 24—Albert Allard, a
wholesale grocer, was unanimously
elected as the Liberal standard bearer
at the hastily called convention which
met tonight to chooso a successor to
Auguste Lemieux, whose resignation
was handed In to tho executive today^
No othor namo was mentlouod for tho
placo, *
LONDON,. Jan. 18—At the conclusion of today's polling in the general
elections the- parties stood as indicated below:
Liberals 99   ..
Unionists 92
Laborites 16
Nationalists 13
i .      -
The net gain for the Unionists was
29.        .   -
The government fared much better
today' than its most ardent, supporters
expected. ' The Unionists gained 19
seats, the Liberals four and the Laborites one, making a net gain for the
Unionists for the day of fourteen,,one
less than they gained at."fewer elections oh Saturday. .It is practically,
assured now thatthe Liberals will'be
returned-to power with a fair majority;'' '•,'''"* .,'''•
Among the places still to poll, are
those in Scotland, which are always
solidly Liberal. There were few "surprises today. ■ Some- expected 'John
ment board, would be defeated in the
Battersea" division but he won there
handily.'"'*   7' ,.    *
Other state officials,   who   had to
fight for their..easts and.were success-,
ful;\were":J.-*''..';"-f-t-\---:H*•" .■'-' -"--y--
'..Augustine Birrell',. chief   secretary
for Ireland.
C, B. Hobhouse, financial secretary
to the treasury In Bristol.'
Dr. T. J. MacNamara, secretary to
the admiralty, In Camberwell.
'., Their majorities were' considerably
In fact this happened all thorugh tho
country, the huge majorities secured
in 1906 showing big reductions in almost all cases, ■ •    *' *••
Greenwood is Beaten
Indeed, many,of the Liberals who
became members of the house ef commons by the landslide that year have
been, sent back now to private   life
Among* them, is Hamar Greenwood,
a Canadian- who represented York, and
who was' considered a prominent candidate'for high office.   '  «'
Joe Martin Elected
Another   Canadian; Joseph Martin,
formerly*' the premier-of British   Columbia,, -won' the-seat for the St. Pan-
eras- East. n
Prominent members.defeated Include
.L- G7G_iozza Mbney, the apostle of
free trade who'lost his seat for North
Paddington;,and Will Crooks, the labor
leader for.Woolwich,;Sir H. Robbins,
Liberal'-*, member, • and at one time
member "of -'the' fourth party, whose
leading .spirits were for Balfour and
Lord Randolph' Churchill.-'
'    -y\
'-'-■-   Philip Snowden Elected
. On the other hand Lord Cecil and G.'
Stewart Dowles;-.who ran as free, trade
Unionists failed';'ln their*;, attempt to
oust.Philip SnoWden'the labor leader,
Managing Director'of Harrod's Stores
Is Named as man to Fix up
Shop Methods
LOSD-OX, Jan.'17—There have been
no del'hiire developments as yet in connection with the Hudson's Bay board.
One or more resignations are regarded
as'certahii.bil-C Lord Strathcona is very
unlikely to retire.
Every member of the board is most
reticent but it looks as though the
tussle centred around the position of
deputy governor, now held by ,Lord
Litchfield. The suggestion that has
been made In a London journal that
Sir Thomas Shaughnessy should nominate two directors Is* regarded as ridiculous. "
' Richard Burbide, managing director
of Harrod's stores, has been*, spoken of
as a possible.new director;, he being
specially charged with suggested reforms that are considered necessary in
the shop methods.
The Soelnllst Party of Canndn, lio-
cal Fornio hold n ton, concort and
dance In Brucos hnll on Mondny evening lust. A goodly number sat down
to woll filled, tables presided ovor by
the lndy mombors of tho pnrty, and
did nmple juotlco to tho good things
provided. After thctablea has boen
romovoc! tho concort wiih procoodod
with. Comrndo Harrington took tho
ehulr, nnd wus supportod on tho pint-
form by sovornl mombors of tho.pnrty. Tho chairman in his oponlng remarks statod that tho objoct of tho
danco etc., wns to TVlpo off n littlo
dobt Incurred In trying to put Hilly
Robs whoro ho belonged—In privato
life. ' Tho ronl objoct howovor, underlying thnt waB to bring a fow who aro
not HoelnllHtH into n Socialist gather-
lnf?( In ordor that thoy might hoar
tho principles of socialism explained.
Tho program waH provided by tho
orchestra, J. Ramsay, Mis*) Alice
Tyldosloy, Charlie Clnrrlilgo, Mrs.
Bh-.'urur, MIhh A. Jones, A. Hewitt, V,
Hrltlon, T. OoilghiBH, Mr, J. W, Hon-
tmtl mndo a witty speech. At tho
cIoho of tho concort tho room wns
eolnroil for dancing, Mr. T. Wnkclom
uuteil us iiiuhu-t ol i:ei'umou(06 ami a.
I urgo number availed theniHelvoa of
thu opportunity, O. Evans prodded at
tlio plnno, wllh J. Iliuiitiuy and R,
and   Sir   Thomas Barclay.'at Blackburn. ':'-'"'
' Doctors had much to do. with the
defeat of Claude^Hay, Unionist in the
Wxton dlvislbiL|pf Shpreditch.. His
opponent,.was-i^C/j'-AMIsbn", a famous consulting surgeon. • n Hay on the
platform; made disparaging remarks
about the profession, and as a result
the whole fraternity turned out to
assist Dr. Addison.
The Liberals also won back the adjoining constituencies of Haggerston,
the Hon. R., Guinness, Unionist, being
defeated by H. G. Chancellor.
\ The Unionist leaders who ran today
included A. B.* Balfour;-A. Bonar Law,
Walton Hume Longhand Sir Wm. Bull
who engaged In a fist-fight recently,
with a heckler at Hammersmith, who
hold their seats by Increased-majorities.
'The naval question had a great ef
fect int the dockyard ports. All Portsmouth gave the Unionists two gains,
Admiral' Lord Charles Beresford and
B. G.'.Fill both being,elected by, huge
votes,. 16"i777 and 15,592 respectively.
The; polling was remarkably close,
however in many constituencies, H.
E. DuKe;j;he noted.barrister won Exeter from the Liberals by the narrow
majority of 26, while in the Peckham
division, of.' Camberwell, Henry Cubitt
Gorch, who secured a majority *. of
more than 2555 in the recent bye-election retains his seat by a bare one
hundred.. _"  .
One.- Liberal retained his seat by a
majority of only 10.
The- general' view of today's battle
bears out' the forecast. The north
is solid" for tbe government. The. midlands section and especially in the vicinity of:' Birmingham favors tariff reform.
The victory of the Unionists at Wal-
salt points- to. an extension of Joseph
Chamberlains* influence In that portion.-^ -. -
The Metropolis, which after the
bye-elections* which all went in favor
of the,Unionists-was expected to make
a clean turn* over, is displaying a remarkably slight?, variation in represen:
tatlon although the Liberals"are-not
obtaining- • tHe^majorlties^that they "did
in 1906;
John- Burns Got a Good Vote
John Burns* of Battersea, comes
back to parliament with flying colors
Although in- tha great landslide of 1906
he won ,by*1600 votes his normal majority. Is- about 200, and in today's hard
fought battle- he* beat Shirley Benn,
Unionist by 555..
The, latest standing In the old country elections* are as follows:
Unionists-, 129'
Liberals; 119.
Laborites   22:
Nationalists 44
Found   Pinned   Between
Car and   Chutes-
Young; Man
' Don't forget the grand tour of the
world to be given by the Ladies Aid
of the Methodist church on    Monday
night.      Trains  will   start  from, the
Methodist church beginning at 7 p.m.'
sharp and continuing thereafter every
20 minutes.     For the small sum of
50 cents you can see the world,   sip
tea with the dainty maiden of Japan,
eat saur kraut and wenerwust with the
Germans;  scones    and cakes' in the
Highlands'of Auld - Scotland;   nibble
brown bread and eat baked beans with
the fastidious and aesthetic   Bostonians, and have your fill of the real
good things of your own beloved Canada, all in the asme evening, and for
the" paltry- outlay of fifty cents.     The
smallest child or the most refined and
delicate lady need not fear to take the
trip, unaccompanied, as the best   of
protection has been provided, and the
waters dividing foreigniahds from our
own hqve been.safely'bridged,' doing
(Lethbridge Herald)- o
FRANK; Alta- Jan. 22—A fatal" acci-   ■'
dent iccurred in Xo. 2 mine of the Ca-'
nadian Consolidated Company at the
Frank workings yesterday morning in -
which Elio Bergnes- lost his life by being crushed between a coal car aud a
It is not known exaetly how the ac- ■
cident happened as Becgnes was-alone ,.
at the time but when' the matter was
discovered about* 9 o'clock in the-morning, the miner was fouud pinned between the car' and one at the chutes
on the bottom level of the shaft colliery.
Bergnes -was employed' at drawing;
coal from the' chutes connected with
.the upper level and running them to
the cage at the shaft and apparently
he had been caught between the car *
and the chute while the car was ln
motion and had his life instantly taken
from him.
Bergnes had only been employed in. „
the shaft a couple of days and unfa-
millarlty with the work may have led •
to* his misfortune.
Dr. "d'Martigny, surgeon for the employes at the shaft, was summoned
but his services were of no avail'. Coroner. F. M. Pihkney will hold am inquest Tuesday.
Deceased was thirty years of" age,  .
and a single man.     He leaves no; relatives in this-country, his kindred all-
residing in France, of which country
,he_was_a_native  .   ' -
ships, so* that there will.be no sea sickness to dread. The Ladies Aid having the ecxurslon ln charge, guarantee
to make, the entire trip in less time
than it would require you to> cross any
one .of. the^countries'-vlslteal'Sh the
swlftest flying machine yet Invented,
without any of the dangers attending
steamship or aerial navigation. Remember that all trains start from the
• Methodist church, wheer tickets may
be secured entitling you, to the whole
trip including meals at all stopping
COPENHAGEN, Jnn. 23—Tho com-
nilttco of the University of Copenhagen has completed Its examination of
Dr.'Cook's originalniiotos, nrtd today
It confirmed Its previous conclusions
that not tho slightest proof that tho
oxploror hud reached tho north polo
had boon submitted.
Tho commlttoo finds thnt tho copy
of Cook's data, upon which ll iMHud Its
previous decision, confirm In tho main
tho original notebook   now In' their
Tlm Inttor. llm oxninlimiw Hay, con-
tains varlotiR nltorutlotiH, hut thoro is
nothing to show whatever that uny of
thoii'i cIihiikoh wore mndo for tho purpoHo of docoptlon. Whilo thu cohhIh-
lory of tho uiilvorsity woor unanimous
In declaring that tlm records and the
rlnl-ms nvo iiwcIohm niul iintnic. there
are still somo of Its monihui'H who
urge that. Cook Ifi an hnunHt man, but
not a scientist.
The citizens of Fernie will no doubt
he pleased lo learn that the Summers
Stock company, supporting Miss Belle
Stevenson will ho with us for one
week, commonclng Monday, January
24 at tho Grand Theatre, formerly tho
Minors Hall. This organization Is
ono of oxcoptlonal merit, being In existence for a period of ovor fourteen
years, and has always been recognized
ns tho promlor stock company. Tho
pnlys produced tt?ro not of the usual
repertoire order, overy piece that Is
produced bolng a play or reeognlzod
merit. Tho compnny conies to us almost direct from n run of fourteen
consecutive wooks nt Hamilton, Ont,
whoro tho popularity of this ovor excellent oggrogatlon Is fully appreciated hy tlm citizens, Among the plays
Included in tho list presented aro such
oxcollcnt pieces iih Tho Lion und the
Moiiho; The Grout. Divide; The Witching Hour; Brown's In Town; N'lolm;
Tho Middleman; Tlm ProfoHsor's Lovo
Story, and Hovorul other well known
Now York HimcoHHeH, of which Tlm
Lion and the MotiHtt has been selected
ns the opening bill of the (Migugemeut
here. Tho nbovo company change
their play every night, nlHO n complete
change of vaudeville botwoon acts evory night, by llm following nrtlHts, MIhh
Bread and Water* Diet is
Preferable to His
Harris* White exchanged two and ri
hnlf yonrs of liberty
doing, he politely kicked tho door In,
and grabbed his man,
In tho Interval botwoon hia visit to
tho restaurant and tho advent of tho
copper, White had cast aside tho guise
of Uncle Tom, and wns again in the
role of Mr.. White, privato. However
ho mndo a poor botch of the business
because' a thin lino of tho blnck was
still hanging to his front piece, nbout
tho same dl'stunce bnck oh the nvorngo
boy keeps tho high wntor mark.
P. C. Gorman accompanied his man
to the city hnll jail, where lie waR
searched, und his pockets wero     as
empty uh were (Iioho of Adam the day
n this mounlnln J !l0 raet Ev(Ji     CM^t cu,Yk(, nml (ior.
lund for tho paltry sum of $l.r> or $20,, man, nfter locMug White up, went to
and even then did not retain possess
Ion of IiIh hoodie long enough to reap j
the benefits of his gala,
On Sunday morning ar, an early hour
White sot out evidently with the objoct.
of making a  coup on  the  Northern,     ,      ,
Hotel roHtnuntm, During the alienee j» *»'"*■''« room for IiIh uiifoi-liiiiiii
of the night wnltresH, MIhh Flynn, whoj ''X1 .I,"
wont upstairs to call nn early rlHt-r, j
White wulked into the (lining room j
and at once proceeded to niinex the j
i/.mt.'i.tri of the till, which In situated.
the shuck In West Fernie, where thoy
j looked through the promim-H, und
| were not long In locating the money
| Inside of n pillow cuse, Oilier evi-
| deuces wore nlso noted that the ten-
[ ant of the shack had nxcd IiIh house an
All doubt uh to the identity nf the
mnn whh «r-t at rem, when he was
picked nut of u number of men by MIkh
J, P. Spalding Is always to the front
when there Is anything new and up-to-
date in tho photographic line. He has
just installed a very powerful arc lamp
espocialy mado for photographers, and
he Informs us that he will open up his
studio every ovoning aftor the acth of
this month for tho convenience of all
who are unable to get their photos taken during tho day. He tells us It is
impossible to distinguish the difference between photos taken by daylight
and electric light,
l.'pnn returning. MIhh Flynn discovered rlitH new patron of the eHtnhiiHh-
nii-iit, and with no huHluilan Him tackled lilm wllh a half iioIhuii nnd Htnin-
Mnbel SmuineiH, MIhh Jewell. Mrs, C.! glo hold, from which White   luckily
NEW YOIIK, Jnn, 20—StrlklnK Rlrl
shirtwaist mnkors today woro Inclined
to believe thnt tlm arrest of Miss Inoz
Mllholland, tlw Vnwnr irrmlunfe who
has been nldlnfc them In their stnig-
Kb*, would help rather thnn hnrrn tlmlr
can no. ,
Their claim that Miss Mllhollnnd
wnn unjustly apprehended anil cite Mayor Oaynor'it opinion cxpre««t<d to two
of the ntraibcr who call-Mi.on him jro-*-
t,Slili\,NAl'Oi.i.-},   .inx,.   i.»     'i"..'-.     •*..-
mini convention of tlm United Mlno
Workers of Amorlcn, which wuh opened In TomlliiHon hnll In this'city today
prnctlcnlly Ih devoted to the Interests
of tho ihnumiiMlfl of mnn thnt labor In
the Immense bituminous flehlH nf the
country which stretch from Went Vlr-
-It oiii'liwKbi; iiiiil 1'e. m-u uiel  iiiii)nitii-
I\-|i •.*,-■ ".' u'.A "IV. (let y(i\ir   :(:it.. nt
BlraHileir-ri dnii* more,
It is Now Claimed that McNuil Wai
Monkeying With the Voters
CJI.ACK RAY. N. 8. Jnn, 2II--A »en-
«nlIon wuh mimed yohtonlay when It
i:m. .ijjril,       ?>!.'.'  li'M*)   \ti,   Lti:i\t,  tin,   f.w
i.-jj" ji ■•/■(..ijib'd.      Tbe .' i'M.i'j- jjjinb*    ;i
iIiihIi for the dour;   MIkh Flynn ditto, |
land here oiiHiied the hccoikI round of
i the content In which White, who had '
I IiIh face hlhekened  for the neenslon,!
The phmk and con num of MIhh Flynn
ln uiiiicltliig Whiti> In the iestuunu.1
ami ni*nln trying to block IiIh exli Ih
Indeed remarkable, mid to her efforts
Ik dm< In no small degree the speedy
jilntifi.' wlild', h:iK been handed to the
M-riiilil.lii.  rnlilter
I', C„ Unrntnn did n nice bit of clever I
work in trucking White over i< long!
OTTAWA, Jun, i)'! -Ottawa doubled
tho wore of the lOdmonton challeng-
en* for the Stanley cup, the result at.
the end ol' the flrHt gum-i of tlm Herh-H
playod here tonight being S to 4 in
favor of the chuinploiiH, For the flrHt
half tie.' weKteriHM'H made a good hIiow-
Ing but the heavy Ice told on them,
and they fulled in the last period ••*•
Ottnwa wiih without the servlcoH of j
their star right, wing, Kerr, who was |
I'li'plaecil   liy   Ituheiih   of   the   necoml !
team. |
ItOKK   WUS  about   tlle   IIIUM.
hum mini on the Kdiimnion team
half time Kcore wim .'< to I for Oitu-
wu.    The teiiniH and officials were:
Ottnwa Edmonton
f . i
l.emier   . Wltif-lteu'er
The Lion and tho Mouse, the celebrated play by the'great American-author, Charles Klein, will be presented:'
at tho Grand Theatre by the Summer-
Stock Company on Monday, January
24". Miss Belle Stevenson will Interpret the role of Shirley Rossmore, the
girl who discovers the human side* of
the great tsust manipulator. Mr Blake
will appear in the character of Mr.
John Btinket Ryder, one of the strongest parts In recent dramatic literature.
The Lion and the Mouse is a masterpiece of the' play master. It is not
only tremendously strong In Its scenes
especially at ■ the closo of the third,
when Shirley Rossmore struggles with
the Octupus for tho life and honor of
hor father, but the wholo of tho piece
has served a great purposo ln tho way
of acquainting tho people of this continent with the great manipulators of
finance. For all men have hearts. Mr
Ryder appears to not havo, nnd to further the endti of liln business he does
uot stop at Htoallng the honor of a
grand old judge. Up to recent yonrs
the predominant note of American business has boon "business,,for business
sake," BtisineHH method Justified its
own emlH, or rather the end justified
the meaiiH, In tlie mind nf the man in
charge. The muck-rakers got busy,
and Mr, Klein wrote The Lion and tho
Mouse, The play, more than all tho
muck-rakeiH, Iiiih softened tho harsh
note of American IjiihIiiohh. ft has
awiikened the buslnesii conscience to
the realization of tlm fact that, business crimen for profit's sago are ethically wrong, lint, the play Ih no Herman, no editorial. It Is a nt niggle of
gliintH for right and wrong and tho result Is most gratifying. The company
Ih strong aud the actH are reallHttcnlly
Hinged. The phiy Is well worth th(!
put I nimne of nil people. The above
company will open a wei-U'w engage-
iiiein ut the (Jniiid theatre, formerly
the Mlnei'H Hull, mi Monthly, Jaiiiiur)*
'it, In The Lion and the Moiihc, foi'
Uixi'd by Mii/li New Yoi I. .**ii..c<■.-»,-.( k an
[Tlm Witching Hour; The Middleman;
collhph'll- , T||(l   ,.r(1||l   n|v||)|i;      .,.,„,     |»roffBKor*M
I Love Story; Nlobe; Itrowim in Town;
A Itu.-heltjit*' Honeymoon and neveral
oilieiK, Thin cDinpauy i onmi-t direct
from it five" weeks engagement at Oil-
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are new on "-'iile m  I!lt-ii'.-d>'ltV.
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|     A fanry dress rnrnivnl will bf held
Hohh j nt (I,,, r||,|( ,„.x*j  i.'clduy evenliiu. and
distance nnd locating lilm shortly nf- j jj,i(t.
ter the deed hud been commiticd.       , Cover
White wuh brought up before \laft- j Hhni-f 	
,. i                  •*,..     .   , ' iitrttte whlrnsier on Tuesdnv ruid sent' trove.*
Ice depurimeiit was at once coniiniuil-'l1'' ; s»tunrt 	
cited with, urn) I'. C. (ionium was oji !    Ul"'" ,,r"HK,,t "■, Mor" J,"J,"«' Wll7 <''*nire
the spot  In  double quirk.     A  light i K,m ,m ,h" v)m^ h" I"" ff)1W(inl » ! Wnlili    Iieetou ; *,,„ mi,|ers.u |..- Ii-trimi-lf* at this
fnll of hiiow mnde |, „ simple mntter | flllrw>' 'l-*1'" ••■ •» »'>»>«'l' <'" w<»* >»««»l>*; Ulnln                          i |M._„,|fo| *|.<-<-tuf-|<-.     lie h.hc und In.
resented character^.     A grand inarch
will he held led by home good >kntnris
f-lnln nml centrnl PennMylvnnln, north-  became known that  Town Clerk  Mc
west to rhitlfih Columbln and south- j Nell had been *uf*petit1oil frmii office
west to Texas and Oklohnnin.     Pro-1 by Mayor Douglas, owing, It U alleged
sldent hawU will prom his campaign j to some Irregularities In connection
for lhe Institution of a government', with the voters lists.
hur-c-u of mines and mining. The *o-| The charge against Dw clerk Is thnt I tracks let] the officer to the Klk l.nm-
Ci-r-fny thnt thn polfre nrt* pttftnlhly too clallsbi h«v-» utefldlly gained wound In iho ontered names on the voter* lints! her Co. property, and to a shack on
drastic in iheir imtment of tha the organization and arc expected to after the list was closed. This he do- j that site, Here Gorman knocked at
.•(•ttrtkf-Tt**. bo actlvo In the convontlon. nfe.i.
for tho officer to get on the path of
hl.-t man. and with the aid of n powerful M-iii'i-h lluhl, he followed lhe truck*
iilontt Vlrtoiln Hvcime. down Cox street
to lhe old lb-* n-.itkin groin,dn, ihence
through that property lo the skating
rink, tlmnte aniiMi. Hie l»rl<lK*e to W*-i»t
Fernie.    One*? across the bridge   the
' mixed.     The Judge at tlm cohiIiihIoii
of the testimony gave the prisoner two
.did it lwilf y.ud In iitiMiii.
■Illdpath   Miller ltll(11
im-ilmn i
tlio door for ndmlislon, but  nnthlnr
I                               Left
. Rubens  	
Referee:  RiihkiH Howie.
.Iiidgp of piny: ItiiinciiTi Ciirnptiell.
  The second .'nnm on Thin nd.iy night
MINORCA. Ilrileatlc Islands, Jan. i'l', reunited in a mom- of i:; to 7 lu favor
 The French war iloop Martial wan ■ of the cup holders.    Roe-ah hoime rae*
wrecked today on the <-o:i«* of Mono-i Hm on the pari of Dw miiulieii ftom
riea inland in the Mediterranean. Of I Kdmontoti told heavily uku.iihi th»rn.
the erew three were drowned und four; The Hioie nt hnlf tlni" was n to *.' fn
Injured. favor of 'he winner -p.
At the Unptlst church,    corner   of
Howluiiil itvt-iiue and Jaffray *ireH on
'Slindnv t','i*.Kn' Stil'lell u-lll pi-i-iM-Ii ul
11 o'cluil. a.in. un The n.il.-ilnirH
Capital, and nt 7,"') p ni. on The Over-
tone ot Hie **-'oiii,     Sumtuy hi IkkiI at
2.30.       All  iiVe  -Aehcn.e  to thtmit *,t*r*
vh,-*.     Tl.,- ntsb1 nuart«'H<f »*lll ttlntr
lit   the  evefilflij   h>Tv|fi».' WcT'
m-xjmwt^an^tte^x* **•
(By Robert Hunter)
- Dr. Lyman Abbott of Xew York carried a few coals to Newcastle the other day.
He went to Xew Haven and warned
the young men there not to become
Socialists. He praised the steel trust
for its kindness to its employees. He
then attacked the Sugar Trust becauso
it was'stealing dishonestly.
He spoke on many things indeed and
especially laid emphasis on the fact
that it was-better to have Carnegie
as a boss than Croker.
' Croker is, in his mind, a Socialist
boss, Carnegie a good capitalist boss.
He did not suggest, that as things are
now we, have the pleasure of working
under both of these bosses, Carnegie
and Crooker.
He did not intimate that wherever
there are bosses like Carnegie there
are also bosses like Croker. Me did
not suggest that if it, were not for
Boss Carnegit Boss Croker could not
It was an argument ad hominem.
He knew the Yale boys disliked Croker and admired Carnegie. He did
not flout their ambition. He patted it
on the back. He knew that the future
Carnogies would applaud) his words
when he warned thom against .becoming the slaves of the Crokers.. "■
. There is something very sad these
days about the policy "of the very able
and.gifted Dr: Lyman Abbott. Probably no preacher in this country has
won by vigorous defense of truth a
position more enviable.
During a good part of his life he
has.Jed a.good crowd of radical truth
seekers. He has done a great service to the church, and now as an aged
and distinguished clergyman and edi-
- tor he occupies a really eminent po-
""sitioffi ™"*1 ~.	
"He • knows that the idea of an industrial democracy has never entered
the heads of those who oppose Socialism. An dhe knows that fifty million
men, women and children suffer and
sacri..ire to build up a party -o work
for industrial democracy.
■ He knows that capitalists, university
presidents, editors, writers and preachers have fought with uttermost bitterness that Socialist ideal, that the users of the tools should be '.he owners
of the tools. ,' t,
tHe knows that men have so hated
that great idea that they have used all
their cunning to ignore that demand
and in order to confuse the people
have fought Socialism as they would
atheism, as free love, as communism,
as spoliation.
, We forgive Roosevelt in much for
Roosevelt does 'not know. When he
distorts our views', falsifies our position, and attacks us for what none of
us believe, we can forgive'him because
he does not know.
But Dr. Lyman Abbott does know.
He has read our books. He is familiar with the thought of our chief
This very article of-his faith—that
tool users should be tool owners—he
has pilfered from the heart bf our program and what shall we think of one
whom we have always loved and respected when we find him playlug the
tricks of the interested to deceive the
shallow and frighten the foolish?
There is an infamous postal regulation which makes it a crime, punishable with the loss of the job upon
which his life depends, for any postal
clerk to criticize the mail service.- He
may know that the mail is being delayed, that railroads are robbing the
government, that'his life,and the lives
of his fellow wo'rkers ar. endangered
He used to say he, was a Socialist.
At least he used to praise the aspirations of the1 Socialists.
; When few men dared to*say a kindly
word for these much hated men, Lyman Abbott spoke out fearlessly in
their defense. This is'surely to4 his
And the fact is that Dr. Lyman Abbott knows what Socialism is. He
knows what, the Socialists stand and
strive for. He knows that in all the
portions of tho world he is fighting the
battle of man against the battle of-
Ho knows therefore when h2 says:
"If I earn a coat It is not right that the
government should take it and give it
to somebody else,' that no socialist
had ever advocated that.
■   Ho knows that when he says   that
under tho Socialist program tho   govornment would become the employe of
ovory one ond tho position of indus--
trlal and .political boss would bo com
blued, that no Socialist   lives    who
would not. protest with him against a
state such ns this,
Ho says "I look forward to an industrial democracy whoro tho users of
tools becomes tho owners of tools."
And when he says that, Dr. Abbott
knows perfectly well that. that. Is tho
aim and ond of modern Socialistic
Could mnythlng bo more strange to
undorsland than this sudden'transformation lii Dr. Lyman Abbott? Ilo
builds up an Idea which Is hateful to
ovory hocIuIIhI in the world, shows it
to tho Yalo students, and calls It Socialism.
Ilo limn builds up an Idea which is
•advocated by evory SoclallBt. in tho
world, and he speaks iih thought tho
Socialists wore fighting agalnHt, this
lio sayH lm believes in Industrial
democracy aud gives tho Impression
that tho SoiilnllHtH oppose that, form,
Yot lm knows that when he Rays Mils
that for forty yenrs the Soclnllsts hnve
fought for nothing else,
by imperfect equipment, oyerworirbf
dangerous mechanical devices, but he
dare not raise his voice in protest save
to his superior officers. These superior officers retain "their positions
by making a good showing in the economic* operations of their departments.
This means by overwork and underpay of employees.
They are also dependent upon the
favors of the railroad companies and
dare -not arouse the antagonism of
these exploiters.of the present poslal
This whole thing moves in a vicious
circle. The postal employees cannot protest.
Because of this enforced'silence,the
Impositions upon them grow 'greater,
and in order to force the quiet endurance of these abuses more stringent
gag legislation must necessarily be
, They aro forbidden to organize forbidden to complain, forbidden to petition, forbidden to rebel,
Just now tlio mnll is piled up high at
the La Sallo street station in Chicago.
The overworked clerkB are unable to
move it.
All tho intricate chnlns of modern
lifo that, depend upon tho mails aro being Interfered with, But, no employe
dure sny a word, lie Is forced to be
silent whon tho vory function of tho
Indtmtrlal machine of which ho is a
part falls to perform Its munctlon, as
ho Is forced to bo silent when ho soob
his follows crmushod beneath jerry-
built mall ciirH, iir lm Is forced to ho
silent when ho Is hlmsolf crushed lio-
noat.li tho political tyranny that dominates tho ontlro postal service.—Chicago Socialist.
financial world. With'it comes the
control of scores of subsidiary and inter-related corporations.
The resources which Mr. Morgan
now dominates aggregate three billion
The financial dictator is in a position to exercise irresistible power in
any way.
Political parties, financial insttii-
tions, eevn the government of the U.
S., would scarcely venture to oppose
his will.
The Equitable is one of the three
large insurance companies of America, known.as the Big Three, whose
hoarded assets of one and a half billion dollars, wrung from the pockets of
the sleeping people, dominates the finances and policies of the government
and theraten to destroy the temple of
liberty and to reevlin the ruins of
Tens of thousands of insurance agents of three hundred insurance companies within the confines of our free
republic strip the country of its' substance as closely as the swarms of
locusts in* ancient Egypt Btripped leaf
and twig and bough,
The people pay more than twice as
much money to insurance'.companies
as they ever get back and the annual
balance against the, 'producers of
wealth aggregates hundreds of millions
of dollars.    .
The people pay the salaries of thousands of* insurance officers, many of
them bei'ng larger than that, of the president of the United States, and bear
all the expenses of all the companies
including the most outrageous and illegitimate expenditures ranging from
the $100,000 French balls to the purchase of legislatures and the subsidy
of the public press.
How shall the people answer? Shall-
they continue to sleep while "thieves
break through and steal'' the little
they have left?—The Union Advocate-
Ppvi-aw , * *      ' *
The above editorial in the'Union Advocate of Oklahoma shows that the
editor has become alarmed relative to
the colossal proportions which King
Morgan has assumed in the world of
finance. But the editor, while seeing
effects, seems to have lost sight ofthe
cause which makes it possible for men
like Morgan to become as powerful, if
not more so than, the government of
the United States.
Morgan is a man of brilliancy and
genius, and he has realized long ago
that competition means death, and he
also sees that co-operations means life
for him.
Instead of competing with other institutions, Morgan effects combinations, whereby waste is eliminated and
more profit added to the bank accounts of the fortunate ones who are
members of the grent financial syndicate. Morgan in establishing a
money trust hns only followed the examples of othors whon he attempts to
corner tbe monoy market,
The flour trust, the beef trust, tho
ice trust, the tobacco trust, tho steel
trust, nnd all the othor trusts are but
the products of a system that broods
a class of privilege and a race of
A bank merger Is no moro nlnrmlng
than a railroad merger, and this merging process will contlnuo until tho
people, shall reach that Htniuliird of )n-
telllgenco whoro tlioy shnll demnnd tho
creation of a trust In which nil humanity shnll bo the stockholders nnd
times has taken the form of swapping
useless presents * and working girl
clerks to death.
* *   *
The class struggle is a fact, not a
theory. ■ ■ The Socialist philosophy did
not create the class struggle, it but
recognized it.
' *   *   * .    ■>   .
There were 17,000 suiicdes ih the
United States last year. Capitalism
produces a golden harvest for some
and a ghastly end for more.
' *   *   *
, The workers of the Dominion of Canada elect their bosses to go to the
parliament at Ottawa and then they
whine because their, bosses make laws
in the interests of the boseses.    *
* *   *
, The, Socialists want to introduce a
system- whereby rent, interest and profit shall be abolished, and the plutes
declare that Socialism attacks their
religion. ' This *l but proves that the
plutes -today,* are making a god of
profit.     " _    ' .a
* *   *     • ,i'
.Why do hot Socialists try more cooperative .schemes?" -> Because if the
scheme .were a small one the trusts
would crush it out and if it were a
large one the plutes would make laws
that would soon put the co-operative
out of business. •  i,
* There are many plutes who think
that the labor*, and socialist press is
stirring up the dangerous element. To
the.plute mind the dangerous element
consists of those people who want the
full and the complete product of their
*'*'.*    i
Lord Strathcona ■ worked for forty
years in the' wilderness. Then" came
the C. P." R. graft on the people of
Canada and. Lord Strathcona got a
hustle on and is now the biggest parasite that is sucking the blood of the
wnrT-r'prR.nf Canridn        . "*'    *   .
It is not homes, but homelessness,
that socialism would destroy.
Whon the.workers strike it is for
a, living wage. A worker dreads a
striko even more than does the big
boss. . .
i ♦   *   «
" Secretary of War Dickenson, U. S.
A., is not going to buy any more goods
from the wicked Standard Oil trust.
This is just another sidestep to the
* *    *
No change in human nature is required. Socialism is coming because
human nature is' as it is. Men and
women want the good things of life.
The capitalists get them'without ever
working for them ■ and the workers
produce them without ■ ever getting
them. Hence' the class 0struggle* as
we have it.
* *   *   ,
So long* as the plutes can keep the
farmers busy raising crops without
thinking just so long will the plutes
be happy. But just as soon as the
farmers want publicly owned railroads
and elevators and credit without -interest, then the plutes get uneasy and
squirm. - Watch them -squirm at the
Western Grain Growers Association.
When the workers.take,to studying
the masters take to bludgeoning.'*'
"■ ,*-V-.''*',* ■'
Men  in  earnest have  no time to
waste in patching fig leaves for the
naked truth.—-Lowel.' * '     "
The more combinations and concentrations of industry there are the
sooner the socialist state is bound to
come. '_ '
A few socialists aro made through
sentiment. „ But more Socialists are
mado through the pressure of economic facts.   .
Ottawa Municipality Is the Scene
Underhand Work on the part
of Minor Officials
OTTAWA, Jan. 18-*-*-Partlculars of
what is alleged to be a serious civic
scandal were placed in the hands of
Mayor Hopewell tonight.
For some years there have been rumors, ie. circulation that a system of
toil collection'in the'hiring of latn-r-
ers was practiced on the Ottawa city
uIt was said that. in order to, secure
work on certain portions of civic affairs iUwas necessary to "grease the
palm" of certain, minor officers.' In
peated aud a private investigation was
begun. '. One Italian who was interviewed said that he had been compelled to pay,|15 to get a job for his father or some relative on city work at
one time.   ,r _
The Italian was pressed for conflr-'
mation and he asserted that he could
easily get, others to make a similar
statement.    '
The report rendered to the recent
A. F. of L. convention by Frank Morrison, showed that for the year| ending
September 1, 1909, 34 international
unions increased in membership 83,-
601 members,. In numbers increased
the Amalgamated Association stands
The recently acquired control hy .1,
I'lerpout Morgan ofthe Equitable Lifo
IiiKuraiicn Company, having iishoIh estimated rft more than 1*170,000/(00, becomes tho most alarming factor In tho
Do-cadent capitalism is top hoavy
and about lo fnll.
* *   *
■ Warships nro provocative of war,—
Andrew Carnegie.
* *   *
Tho involution will he won by blood
and bruliiB.—.1 Htllt. Wilson at Montreal. *
**>   *   »
Tho  ChrlHtmnH    spirit  In modern |
Have Your Palm Read.   Know Thy Future
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Why be without a Sewing Machine when, you
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You will save by buying Clothing from us.
Completo stock of Winter goods. Call and'
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Sweaters, 75c, Wool Sox 3 pair 50c
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Editor 1-edKcr,
Sir:—I horoby ad-rlso you that application for transfer or liquor llconso
hold by mo In reaped to tho Royal
Hotol, Vornlo, U. U., lo John Podblnl-
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Ualjod In tho Pernio Troo Proaa, doted
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Jews Returning to   Palestine-Doors
Thrown Open to Holy Land--
'Sinners on the Run
-NEW. YORK, Jan. 23—A cable des-
-patch to The Times says that the proclamation of, the constitution in Turkey has.-thrown open, the doors to
Palestine to incoming Jews from all
parts of the .world. In Jerusalem
alone four-fifths of the population of
100,000 now being' of Jeswlsh faith,
while vat. Jaffa, Tiberias, Safed and
Hafia, Jews are reckoned by tens of
thousands. Almost the whole extensive plain of Esdraieon has been
bought by them. Their- prosperous
colonies spread.from Dan to Beershe*
ba and even south to the outskirts
of Egypt. Thousands are escaping
from Persia to find shelter and protection in the Holy Land while every
ship from Odessa carries hundreds
of them. *
Great Inventor Sees Great Changes in
the Lot of the Working
■'Thomas A. Edison sees in'the future
a great change in the conditions of tlie
.laboring man. Through cheapening
of commodities and domination of labor it will be possible for the laboring
man ,of the future to Uveas well as
men who now have $200,000 income.
Mr:* Edison says in the current issue
of th'e Independent:
"In 200 years, by the cheapening of
commodities, the ordinary laborer will
live as well as a man does now with
$200,000 annual income. Automatic machinery and scientific agriculture will
bring about this result. Not, individualism but social labor'will dominate
'ihe future; you can't have individual
machines and every "man working*by
■bimself. . Industry will constantly become more social arid interdependent.
There will be no manual labor iri the
factories of the future. The men in
them will be merely-superintendents,
watching the machinery to see that it
_ works properly.       -■
Eight   Hours  Brain :Work
"The. work day, I believe,, will.be
■eight, hours.. ' Every ..man' needs that
chief and to keep him happy. But it
will be work with the brain, something
that men will be interested inland
done in wholesome, pleasant surroundings. Less .and less man will be used
as anv engine or,. as/a^hor^e .and* hia,
braiii will be employed to benefit him-'
self aud his fellows. .
The clothes'of the future will be so
cheap that every young woman will, be
-able to follow the.fashions promptly,
and there will be plenty of fashions.
: Other Worlds
' "Communication with other woilds
has been suggested, I think we had
better stick to this world.and find out
something about'It before we call up
out -neighbors. , Thoy' might make us
ashamed of ourselves,
"Tho monorail docs not appeal to
me.: It was a fundamental mlstnlie
, that our railroads were built on a 4
foot 9 Inch gauge Instead of on a G foot
gauge,'which wo will probably havo to
como to yot.
Future Aeroplane '
. "Tho ueroplit.no of tho future will, I
think, lmvo to boon the helicopter
principle, A successful air machlno
must bo ablo to defy tho winds, If
Wright's noroplnno hnd one-twomloth
•of its surfaco tho wind would not affect It., Tho helicopter principle Is tho'
only way to rlso above atmospheric
conditions. Hy increasing tho velocity
of propitllor revolution**! tho size of tho
machlno can ho diminished and thoro-
by distributed an a 100 lo ISO foot, circle nnd controlled from' Dw contro by
"Chemical food has boon workod out
protty woll hy Nmll 'Flu-slier and IiIh
studonts hut ll won't ho a commercial
propoHltlon, You can't hoiit Iho farm
an n laboratory, coimmu'clnlly spoalc-
Inn. If wo Hhould dry up llko Maw
nnd could not mlno vciRotablos on the
c'lirth wo iuIkIiI Hint thon lo n vegetable dlot. '     •
"Society will havo to Htop thin wills-
l<oy hiiHiuoHH which Ih 11 Ico throwing
ho much Hand Into (ho Ixhii-Iiikh of iho
"Among tho mnny problems which
nwnlt Holutlou in tho futuro ono of tho
niOHt Important Ih to got tho full valuo
out. of ftiol. Tlio wnHtofnlnoHH of our
proHcnt methods of combustion Ih tre-
"Thore is not as much power in a
ton of 40 per cent dynamite as there
is in-a ton of coal.*
"Everything in nature would burn
up if It were not for the fact that almost everything except the coal- has
been consumed. " Iron would burn and
make a good fuel, if in a very fine
powder, but it has already been consumed in nature's furnace. '
."To' get rid of friction in our machines is one of,the future problems.
The only machine without friction that
we know is the world and it moves in
the resistless ether."
Attend meetings of your "local union
regularly and promptly.
* r *    *        , •    '
Pay-your financial obligations; do
not wait for someone else to show you
the way.   .. ■    * -       •
* -.*   *■
. The Printing Pressmen's and Assistants' union have endorsed the propo*-
sition to establish a home for consumptives.   . ,' "~~ . *
* *   *    ,,''*'
-, The International . Bookbinders union are voting on a proposition, to reduce the assessment from one and a
half per cent.to one per cent..
Try and make our brotherhood successfully taking an interest in its affairs and helping one another to better
conditions of employment. ' n
- "'■" '•*,*'*
Teach the apprentice? every-detail
of the trade, and make him a worthy
member of our organization; remember the better the workmen the better
the organization.
*. *   *
Give your employer a fair day's work
for a fair day's pay; remember your
interests are identical with his and
whon you both work in unison you will
* +   ♦' ''
Sixty organizations affiliated with
tb,e'Amorlcnn Federation of Labor paid
In death benefits during tho past year
the enormous sum of somo $1,236,-
* *   *
When the workers gain control of
tho labor market tho competitors will
be those in control of capital Investments. The bidding for labor will
take the place of the bidding for jobs.
That is one of tho objects for which
all tho organizations are worldng. By
tho shorter sorvlco dny sorvlco comes
comes to the grantor numbor, competition for jobs Is lessened and wages
* *   *
Tho lulvnntngo In tho labor mnrkot
Is with tho ono who can ascend,tho
auction block- with somothing upon
which ho knows that ho Ih sure to rocolvo rival lildK. Tho mont hhurp
competition Ih for that which Ih moro
demanded thnn tho supply warrant;*.
Thon In It not oiiHlly undpwtood why
tho employer prefers to rocolvo bids
rathor Minn to become tho blddur lilm-
Rolf, May that not bo the ronson
why tho employer ohoouiiiroh tho long
Horvloo dnyV
* »   *
Tho United Mlno Workors of America gnlnod 52,000 lu momliowhlp In
l.iO!**. It nViw haf* ovor :!00,0(io mom-
bors and oinbriicoH iipproxiinntoly ouo'
Hovonlh of tho inonib--*i'Hlilp of tlio A.
V. nt it. It Ih tlio largoHl criifl organ-
Iziulon lu tho world, ll had .'il.G.'l
members Involved In Htrila-H during
lho yoar ending Soptombor 1, winning
SS strlkoB at a cost of moro lhau $172,*
Remedies are Needed
Were we perfect, which we ere not, medlolnet would
not often be needed.   But since our lyitemi have be-
**■,**    M , , I  , . . I       ? —. «*,!-->* 1      ..1     I. *. I   , ,       I ,       .    *»i *i
<wUi_4'w     llK-i*k-.t-"'l*,      ***t y >*!••**«****      ****-.*.      w^AiVM      *-_'_ J** U*.    lU.tW'*-*-^*
indUcretioo* which have done on from lhe terly •<«,
through countleu fenerationi, remedlri ur* needed to
aid Niture In correcting our inherited and otherwiio
acquired wenknettei. To retch tha teat ol ttomach
weaknen and eoniequent digestive trouhlei, there it
nothing no -food ai Dr. Pierce. Golden Medlotl Discovery, • ilyeerio compound, extracted from native medio*
liml main—told tor over forty ye»r» with &r*'t «atf«fa«tlon to til ui-jre,   Por
Keek Stomach, lillioutnui, Liver Compliint, Pain in the Stomach alter eetinf.
urtbum, Did Itreath, Delehln-f ol (ond, Chronic Diarrhea end other Inttttlna]
beraniementt, the -"Discovery" it a time-proven and mott efficient remedy.
The genuine ha* on Its
outside wrapper the
You etn't -afford to accept a secret nostrum at ■ substitute lor this non-«lcc~
holfe. medicine or sno*n coukhwoh, not ettti tbovih the urtfent dealer may
iLcccly wale * little lu'iUei tHofii.
Dr. Pierce's Plratant Pellets regulate end invigorate stomach, liver and
bowels.   Sugar-coated, tiny granules, eisy to taiie tt candy.
The following lines would* still be
reposing sweetly in the bottom of an
old valise had I not-noticed in the
Ledger several pieces of poetry composed on dear Fernie. . * The composi-
ion is in present tense (as we, a friend
and I) experienced last winter. It is
not imagination, biit what we experienced.'
One day 1 was glancing at -leisure
In a western papen;* I see
For health, for comfort and pleasure
Come (Juickly to Fernie, B. C.
It was sometime along in December
I remember so. well tiie night   .
That the message looked so inviting
And I thought what a future in sight.
With footsteps I quickly hastened
To impart to a friend the glad news
And he said, It does look enticing
I will go along with you.
So we packed up our choicest belongings,
And with joyful hearts wo left home
But since we've arrived in Fernie.
We wonder; oh' why did we come?
We, left the sun shining brightly,
Where the wheat and the Banner
Oats grow.
The first thing we met in dear Fernie
■ Was a fail of beautiful snow.
We've  been  here  eight weeks  if a
minute, .
Believe'it or not as you will.
The sun has not shone since we've
been here,
And we don't expect that it ■ will.
The'snow it's, just something   dreadful,    ,
The way it comes ,down it's a fright
It not only snows in the. daytime,   „
But' all through the long,    gloomy
And then to break the monotony,
Down comes a shower  of rain,
We have stood in tbe line of battle
And faced the terrible din,'
.But our courage almost fails us
As we sit .in"this dreary cabin.
The candle is burning lower
We are lonesome, homesick, but sane
If ever.we get out of Fernie      '<,
We'll never be back here again.
The greatest, chore that we have
Is getting stovewood in,
For  when  we  step  outside of    the
The snow just reaches our cliin.
,      u ■ • *■**
And we are not those little dwarfs
Such as you ,see in the shows,
For we just' measure six foot straight
Up to our very nose.
We have often stood and wondered
Is it merely just a chance
When we see some dressed in broadcloth,
While we've patches on our pants,
We have always been a'doing,
Working early, working late,"
But by poverty surrounded
Always seems to be our fate.
We'll draw these ^lines now to a close,
For it is snowing still,
We do not care if it never stops
In fact we hope it never will. .
The editor, we ask his patience he will
*- hold
For in these lines we know full well
The truth has all been told.
From Sunny Alberta
- This is the experience of a lady
who used to suffer from this terrible
ailment, but found a cure. The writer
is: Mrs. E. Boxall, of 97 Scott street,
St. Thomas. She says: "I consider
it my duty to write of the benefits de-
Twenty-four Men Perish-
One Survivor Left
to Tell Tale
MARSHFIELD, Ore. Jan. 20—Scores
of watchers are today patrolling the
beach in the hope that some of the
bodies of the "twenty-four victims of
the wrecked steamer. Czarina may drift
■in shore.   ■    „
Up until 10 o'clock this morning not
a body had come tb shore, although
yesterday the"viscera of one poor fellow, whose body had been torn as-
sunder in the wreck, floated in. Do-
spite the assertions of the lifo savers
that none of the bodies will ever be
recovered the friends and relatives of
the crew are still watching and keeping up hope.
C. J. Mills, general manager of the
Southern Pacific interests here is prostrated today over the death of his only
son Harold who was one of the last to
leave the wreck. Millis was one of
the watchers on the beach where he
had done vigil for 25 hours and was
a witness to his son waving a farewell
to the. crowd on the shore and then
diving into the turbulent sea together
with three others who" had clung to
the rigging for hours.
Although the storm,* which sent the
Czarina reeling on the* North spit had
greatly subsided today, all that. can
be seen of the big vessel is the main
To all appearances the wrecked boat
is lying in almost the identical spot
in which it was thrown on Wednesday
by the great combers which played one
after another upon it with death dealing force. '   -■>  . .'
There is no doubt that the vessel
will be totally wrecked, if it is not already so and seafaring men say today
that there is nothing that can be done
but to leave the hulk to the mercy of
the waves. '*•
First ■ Assistant" - Engineer Harry
Kentzell, the lone survivor of the
wreck, is almost entirely recovered to-
._ TIT* ,_,l./,_A..A&«,iA_/.P_     _     lnnl..
)-. *,¥ i\,iL— tne-i7.y-ciJLHju— u-l   a   k>iav.i\.
eye where he was struck by driftwood
and a number of minor -bruises, he is
little the worse for his two hours in
the surging sea.
Kentzell today says that he owes
his life to a spar to which he clung
after diving from the steamer deck.
When the spar was tossed ashore,
Kentzell's' insensible form was gripping the spar.    ,
t, It< required one hour's work by the
life savers to release Kentzell's legs
and arms from the wreckage which,
he had gripped like a vise.
B. E. WALKER, President
ALEXANDER  LAIRD, Gen.  Manager.
Paid-up Capital   $10,000,000
Reserve Fund    -    6,000,000
Branches throughput-Canada, and in United States and England
COUNTRY' BUSINESS Every faci!ity affOKlpd to farme»*and
,     . „ , ^ foi' the transaction of   their hanking
business.   Sales notes will bo cashed or taken for'collection.
BANKING  BY   MAIL  Accoimtsma>' ^ oponod bym-iil and monieb
equal facility ' deposited   or   withdrawn   in this way'with
L. A. S.  DACK, Manager, Fernie.
Leading man with tho Summers Stock Company. Thoy open a week's on-
gagoemnt at tho Grand Thoatro, formerly known as tho Minors Hnll, on Monday, January 21, in Tho Lion and The Mouse, Mr. Mako will appear In
tho rolo of John Uurkolt Uydor.
Chango of play and vaudovlllo nightly.
And tho wind will roar over tho mountains,
And then It will snow iiKiiln,
So Its Just ono continual pleasure
Of wind and rain and snow,
And when It's going to lot up
Thoro'a nobody horo hooiiik to know.
Wo honrd of this   grand   mountain
Hoforo ovor wo loft tho plain,
Rut wo've soon to our hoarl'H fliulnfno-
And wo Ioiik to ho home UKaln.   *
Though 'twas not Just all for pious-
That our -•utli<- aim xxnn li.'iit,
For wo thought by honom lnbor
To logaln tho coln» wc Hpcnt,
Ho wo Bulll.il forth ono morning
Whilo tho daylight still waa dim.
ilut wo tioodod Homo provfhlona |
Ami: our puctvot book Vutiv hiun, \
Whon wf* appealfil 10 immik- i-mployvr ,
Ho would nnawor with u frown, j
Ho couldn't think of woil'lr**,- j
'i i.i nun show (junti icimnif** ilown. ;
And 'Mr not onco hut aovon tlmo*       j
That wo hnve aakod In vain, ■
Thoy oil would aay:  When it ell-urn!
up j
Why ■.•nil lumuul a-wliv.
'iho cupboard hi thr rornor
Ia a* bttro, ae bate can bo, j
.lust a few *-'-H drif-l bannock:-., ;
And a llttt>< aack nf u-n. ■
The Koup bone In Dw kcttlv ;
Haw b<v*n boilod %bo it>cot\d tlmo. ;
Ilut It Kill muat boll anothor \
Ero departure we conalim.
is often constipation and a mild laxative will greatly ai'd the operation of
Zam-Buk. ' For fistula In.flamed patches and sores duo to blood poisoning
otc, Zam-Buk Is equally effective. ■ It
Is a soothing, cooling balm which stimulates the cells beneath tho epidermis and epithelium to natural action,
It relievos the tension which in the
case of pllos causes such acute agony,
and In all respects will bo found eminently sal'lsl'actory.
Znm-Buk is also a euro for eczema,
ulcers, cuts, burns, bruises, rashos,
chapped hands, frost-bite, cold sores
bad log, etc. All druggists nml stores
soil at "iOc. box or post froo for prion
from Zani-Huk Co., Toronto,
rived from using Zam-Buk. Kor somo
months 1 was a coii'uaiit sufferer from
blooding pllos. I usod a grunt mnny
ointments but got no rollof until I
tried Zam-Buk. It cured mo, and I
hnvo lutd no return of Dw inmblc,
SImco my ouro 1 hnvo ndvlaod sovornl
othors suffering from pllos to hhi- Zni'u
link, and in onch lustinico hnvo had
Htitlsfnctory i-ohuIih."
If you Minor irom t'iiih nllim-iii apply Ziiin-lliil* nt night bofore roilrlng
and ynu will bn witlsfk'd with tin*
trial!     A coiitilhutory .'iuisi- of pi!.**
Proposal for the Neutralization of the |
Manchurinn   Railways  Noi |
Acceptable '
ST, I'lJTFJtKIH'IKi, .Ian, 17.- Tin' ,
•ooiiiKil of nilnUtors Iiiih il.-ciUi'd iiim i
tho !'. S. proposal for tin* noinrnll/ii- j
tion of Dw MaiH'huiiun lallway b. not '
nooi'ptiibli- to the Jliifinliui gownisn.-iu '
nt pri'Hi-nt.
HW--SIII'*- r-'ply* to Hocimary Isii'a'h
nolo will In' d-'lln-r-'d to the riiited
States nmlinHHiwIor In .••■ Ink.li!*' -*f a
few dit}>,
Fernie Opera House
A. PIZZOCOLO, (Lesser)
Every Night a choice Program
of Moving Pictures and Vaudeville. Best films entirely new
for the citizens of Fernie. The
Programme changes 3 times
a week.   Orchestra every night
The House Well Heated
Usual Prices.    Good order maintained
Wholesale and Retail
Just come into our store and take
a look around you will find a wide
range to choose from. We stock
Pickled Lambs* Tongues, Pigs'
Feet and Tripe.
You will like our "Empress"
Brand of Mince Meat.
The 41 Meat Market Limited
| Wholesale and Retail Butchers
I—----■- ■   r-'-~-
f     Back to our Old Stand
We beg to announce to our many customers that we have re-
■ moved to our old quarters next the Bank of Commerce pending the
erection of our new building opposite the King Edward hotel.
Total assets of over thirty million
dollars are entrusted to the custody
oi the Bank ol Hamilton.
Your Savings Account Solicited.
J. R. LAWRY, Agent.
Are You
Connected. ?
Arc you ready to receive thc power und light
from tho new systom? Now is the timo to lmvo
connections and wiring done. We can save you
money. Wo have all .styles and makes of fixtures
motors and generators. See us at onco. „ Thc
-power will be on soon. Estimate* and export advice cheerfully given.
Depew, Macdonald & McLean Co,
,i limited
_£i«sctricu.i Contractors
Central Hotel
A Mosley. Dininif Room Proprietor
Open Sunday
K-nry(!<.*.•» N. * .«,.*t*< ,»! i.i.iC
Workingmeit.   TraJe   Solicited
ilPollock Wine Co. Ltd
Phone 70       Daker Ave. P.O. Box 2C'.'.
Wholciolc Iiiiporti'rs and Kxpartcr-i
of WliU'H, Hrutitlifii. Cordl..I». Kon-uii
und   i'oriicK-tk'   WliUklf"    ind   tiln_.
! Lnriffi mnrk of IVrrict Mrnnrn. Jrnlli-.*.
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S'tirH'-'Ehn 1'innh .'.ml Atjiunlt.   iWi'r.
[ I'ortcr, Ah.- nnd (ii-'ut*..
i    Agei-itH for Wauk-'fliA Arcadian UV
iter, Hchliit Ucor mid il.i. famous Kit:
j Valley Hn-wlntt Co. Ltd. Ikvr. drauKh:
and  tMltl-mi.
i    HpCTi.il   Attention   Kli.n   to  famll'
I trade.
I    Our Motto; Pure goodi and   qulcit
J delivery. Ir.
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Published every Saturday   morning,
at its office, Pellatt Avenue,  Fernie,
B. C.   "Subscription $1.00 per year in
advance.      An excellent    advertising
niedium.     Largest circulation  in the
district.  ■
Advertising rates on application
Up-to-date facilities for the execution
of all  kinds of book, job and    color
work.     Mail orders receive special attention. '■■
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•Manager and  Editor
Office Phone 48 Residence 9
J t-',
An illiterate individual, whose opinions are the result of listening to the
iterated and reiterated expressions of
those whom he has been* taught to regard as his superiors, is to be pitied
if he re-echoes fallacious ideas with
that dogmatic assertiveness which is
frequently the handmaid of ignorance;
the remedy for this is enlightenment
ihrough the medium of education,
.The superficial thinker absorbing
his knowledge somewhat akin to thc
manner In which in imbibes his morning coffee, i.e., by gulps, who may
follow a line of reasoning extracted
from the daily papei; that de deems
possesses' convincelvness bcciUise of
its reputation, Is excusable for the
faith he has for, this belief. Both
these types, exceedingly numerous in
' human society, are as plastic as putty
in the hands of those who exploit them
to further their own peculiar selfish
interests, but that the edito'r of a daily
paper enjoying an international repute
should resort to such* despicable tactics is evidence of'a pusillanimity that
can neither be palliated nor condoned
but merits,as severe a castigatioh as
it is possible to mete out to one who
prostitutes his high office in order
to cast aspersions on a party which,
' according to Mommseui the great Ger-,
man historian, is the only one ■ today
that has a vaison d'etre for its existence.
It. was recently heralded through the
press that James Simpson, Socialist,
had been elected 'chairman of the
Toronto  school   board,  and  that the
—only—RomaiuCatholi „ member present
Mr. \V. Dineen, voted for him. This
item. brought forth an editorial ..comment from The Globe of Toronto, Jan.
Ilth issue: 'A Socialist has been elect-
" ed President of the Board of Education by the casting vote of a member
who enjoys his privilege by virtue of
' being the largest ratepayer. This may
help to reconcile the Socialists to the
denounced rule of property for property owners have apparently* no fear
of the desire for a new division of
wealth.' ' Note the covert attempt by
Insinuation to perpetuate that exploded fallacy' of "dividing up" which has
been so persistently denied not only
by Socialists, but also by others who
have opposed the philosophy, and it
must be acknowledged by impartial
observers that the purpose of the concluding clause Is to befog its readers;
yet if they will stop to analyse the
sentence, even cursorily, they cannot
full to recognize that it, carries a tacit
contradiction from the fact thai the
writer realizes that property owners,
by the act alluded to, refute his assertion. Were this not so palpable wo
would havo suggested a certain courso
of study, but under the circumstances
It would be Love's Labor Lost.
A fatal accident occurred in the
shaft mine of the Consolidated Coal
Company here on Saturday the 15th,
in which Eli Vergnes lost his life by
being crushed between a coal car and
the chute. The unfortunate young
man had 'only been working in the
mine a few days. , Vergnes was employed as a driver drawing coal to the'
cage at the,bottom bf the shaft. How
the accident actually happened is
not known as he was dead when found
pinned between the car and the chute.
The funeral took place at Blairmore
on Sunday the lGth. The verdict before Coroner Pinkney was*. That ac-
honling- to the evidence produced we
find that the said Eli Vergnes came
to his death by being crushed accidentally between a car and a chute as
he was following his occupation in the
mine of the Consolidate Coal Co. of
Frank on the-15th day of January 1910
and we shggest that the said Coal Co.
instal a system of the drop chute,
commonly called the chestnut chute as
a caution against such accidents being repented in that mine.
The inhabitants of Frank witnessed
another of the numerous wind and
snow storms on Tuesday last. One of
the plate glass windows of Watson's
drug store was blown clean out, and
th'e windows of the'41 Meat Market
met a similar fate. For a time it
was imposible to keep the electric
lights on owing to the wind causing
damage to the main line wires, One
half, of the town was in darkness all
Mr. Lloyd is back' in town this week.
He is ready to commence the installation of the electric plant as soon as the
machinery arrives, which is expected
next week. He installed the plant at
the Blairmore cement works. Cor_:
pressors and Babcock and Wilcox boilers are now being fixed.      .      '  .
Mr. and Mrs. Hilton accompanied
Miss Parson of Michel to the dance on
Tuesday evening.
Fryer & Sinclair of Blairmore came
near having a couple of spills this
week. His teamster was on his way
from Bellevue wheiv.th.e bolt gave way
in the hames allowing the harness to
drop, and h'e' experienced great difficulty in keeping the. horses under
control. Dan Sinclair tied his horse
to a hole at "the"shaft-where they are
constructing a bridge. When he re-
turned the "horse had-gone and* was
found standing at home in Blairmore
uninjured and the waggon unbroken.
Bansmeer, who was convicted re-
has been sentenced-to'*'four years at
McLeod;  there were    several   other
charges laid against him.
Burns anniversary will'be celebrated
on Tuesday the 25th;' in the Miners
hall when a grand supper and smoker
will be held. Songs, recitations and
speeches will be given by the various
members of the Burns club. Admission $1.50.    Chairman Thomas Young.
Miss Mary Parsons of Michel Is visiting Mrs. Hilton of Frank for a few
The usual dance of the quadrille
club took place on Tuesday evening
last, about 30 couple* being present,
and a most. enjoyable evening was
spent by all,*.    -
Mrs. Darbyshire and Mrs. Smith of
Burmis "were visiting here on Tuesday
and took In the dance.
Jack Steele, Esq., foreman of the
railway construction In Burmis and
Mr. Hereford; C. P.-R. openrtor cnmo
down to the danco and report a good
We have been requested to state
that nono of tint North 15-ndorn requested Mr. Wm. Kummer to Htiunl ns alderman nl tho lnte nomination. Uo was
asked by some oilier Hourco,
m      *      *
Hns any ono found out who lho
Public Is yet? What steps* are bolng
1 iiken In regard io   tho two Club 11-
*   *   .
In regard to the llul<> IioohI In hint
wooIi'h Free Pi-i-hh tn counnctlon with
the Infill hotel men of tlio eity, tlio
fuel that thn nfntT'imld hotel men were*
after Huvornl men io Htnnd, nnd coax'-'d
ilium very hnrd, Keejn» lo dlHpel th«
extrttvimnnt idea thnt they were laying low, If they iinild linvo Rot. anyone, lo Htnnd tliey would have had
thom thore.
«   •   *
An EuHtem despatch hhjk that th**.-
lobular crop Ik falling off. N'o so In
Fernio,   the   crop wiih novor blgRer
nor tho vttrlety rnor« pronounced.
I**   *   *
Cook went to Copenhagen,
Full ot zeal und (Ire;
The ImzzooH there have turned him
And labelled him i* liar.
* a *
The exrennlvn y.onl of Homo of tho
petty offlcfrB, on duty temporarily,
In court thin week, Ib anothor Indication of the old Buying that u littlo sue-
ivrn-.x u\:\r\x-.\ a I'lnuH man dizzy.
a  a  a
How doth th<» boy jmt out of school
Htenl inlyly In the rejir,
And point* it snowball in th'! air,
And wtv-t j on In thi- nr.
Mrs.  \V. M. Alexander    vlshc-n to
thank her friend* for their ay mi** thy
and ussUtanre ln her recent bereave-'
•'((iinpniilfK Act, IHOT."     (.'ininilii, Pro.
vlncr nf llrltlNli Coltimlilii,
TIiIh Ih to certify that tli**-, ••[•Illlf.nn
Milling nnd Elevator Company, Limited,'1" Ih nuthorliiod and llccnm'il to onr-
ry on IiiikIiiphh within tliii Provlnco ef
llrltlHh Columbln. and to envry -r.it nr
ifffft nil iir nny of ih*> nhJepIN cf tin.
Compiiny to which the IckIhIiiMvci nutli-
orliy of tlm Li'KlHlnturi' of IlritlNh _o-
luinhlft cxi<-ri.lK,
Tlm lu-atl ofllcft of thn company Ih
hHiiiiU* nt Lcthtuldiffi, In thu J'rovlnfto
of Altiortn.
Tlio amount of llm fiiiillul of tiie
Compiiny Ih one hundred unit ilfiy tluni-
hii ml ili'llni*-*, illvlili.'d Into mil' ihoiiH'inil
five   hundred   HlmrcM   of  one   hundred
ttolllll'H   I'lll'll.
The lnnd offlfi" of tlm c-impnny In
thin Province Ih Hltuiitt, hi tin. city of
I'Vi'iile,   (ii*i,i   tfhenvood   llercbiuer.   fin.
lli'linr, win,hi< iiiltlli'HH Ih I'Vrnlc dfol'i'-
Mild, In Die iiilfirniiy for tin. Company.
(liven   under  my  hriiul  nnd   kck)   of
ofllei. hi   Vli'lorlii,  Province  of  IlrtllKll
Columbia, thlH dill dny of .litnunry, one
tli'iiipnml   nine   hundred  nud   Inn.
fl.. H.) H. V. WUOTTONi
lli-uMriir of Julul Niock CoiniutiilrN
The oWJiM'.tH for wliW li UiIh Compnny
Iiiih I,ecu cHtnlillHlied und HcenHeil nie;
in )  To curry no all  or any  nf iln>
hiiHlix-HHi'N of v.iltlltig und the mapufac-
..: ,„      r   *.,• ::'•       '   -.ll   tttntt-   "».,!    itn.
prrhitloriK Into flour, mm I tc,-i\ mu)
other prnitiiciit;
(li,> To cnriy nn jiny nr all of the
liiiflncBHfK. u-holrxiilc or retail, of i*r«ln
witfclliitiHcini'ti, ami tlio liuylnr, hcIIIiik,
wurdioiiHinK, Hhlpplnir, luindlliiu, und
(-.•-iicMillv fleulitiK In Kin I n, flour, incnl,
It'l'D,   r-itiil ,r,   Xtl ..,,   £t\,:,   f,'.U,.,t   t>.• ,'• ....,..-    '.,.
iill kinds nntl iU*n<tlptlon, io hulld,
I'UUlti (iml opi-rote Krhln or otli»r ele-
vntoi'H, wai'i'lioiiHiM nnd HUiti'ltoiiHeH,
nnij lo rnrry nn i» Keneral milling nnd
ehiviiinr Iiuplnei-H tit !.etlit*rlilee. nnd
ftlm'Ulifrf In (lm Province of"AHu-rln:
(r.j To rnrry on liuninrn* hh whole-
mile oi iii.ill ti,.>ir-.., .*.i,,'.<ti' ivc'l '!"iil-
itk Iii hny, outh. ciutlc, liornpK, nheep,
liv., i.i..'-lf .ini) ir/ini'm! fnrm noil rftueli
prodm-iK of • v<f ry kind, itr-d to enrry on
any or oil of tin* tmi'lniM'in of farm-
irii, t*»r,i-|ini». pmil*'is, stitcV hrn-ilf r».
il.ilrymen, pr<f*nerveil meal infiiiufiutur.
t*ri<. canrifrii, pr»m rwtrc. und ii.ieV.ovii of
»ll kind* of provl»l(inn and product*.
fetlmonKf rlriK. lannlne, iI.hIita In I.UUi
lal,   UIU.*.   l;H,,»!" ,    'ifl'.l'I       I'm!    'ltll"|-
unlmal iiroduetii;
id.) To carry on llm hiiKlnef* of mnn-
ufuttnrfrH  ut  and   dealerm.   liy   whnlr.
»j!« r,r ttUII, In *»rU<l*m »r.-l |K«t<i(u
j of every kind and nature whatkofver;
(«••)  To carry,on    the butlr.m    of
store-keeper; in all its branches, and
to*buy,,sell or.deal,in, by wholesale or
retail, goods, ^stores', chattels tiriif effects of every klndAand' to transit all
kinds of "agency arid commission; business:     '":.-!.   \ . ' -
(f.) To carry on any other business,
whether manufacturing or otherwise,
which may seem to the Company capable of being conveniently carried on
in connection with1 any of the aj»bve
businesses or objects, or calculated, di-t
rectly, or Indirectly, to enhance the
value or to render profitable any ofthe
Company's' property or rights for the'
time being:
(#.) To erect, build, equip and operate flour or other mills, grain or other
elevators, warehouses;, houses, stores,
and other buildings and works necessary, or which thc Company deems necessary, or- expedient- for any of its
purposes: •
.(h.) To acquire and take over, as a
going concern, if tlie company deems
it desirable to do s.o, the undertaking
of any or all of the assets and liabilities of Raymond Milling and Elevator?
Company, Limited:
(i.) To acquire and undertake the
whole or any part of the business, property and liabilities of any person or
company carrying on nny business
which this Company is authorized to
carry, on. or possessed of property or
rights suitable for the purposes of this
Company, and to enter into partneishlp
or into nny .arrangement for sharing
profits, union of interests, co-oporation,
joint adventure, or otherwise, with any
person or company carrying on or engaged in. or about to carry on or engage In, riny business oi- transaction
which this company Is authorized to
engage or carry on, or any business or
transaction capable of being conducted so tie to, directly or indirectly, benefit this Company;
(j) To,take or otherwise acquire and
]i«3ld shares In any' other compttny
having objects altogether Of in part
similar to those, of this Company,, or
carrying on any business capable of
being conducted so as, directly or Indirectly! to benefit this Company:  '"
(k.) To enter into any arrangements
with any Government, or any authorities, municipal, local, t>l* oUve'rWl'se*, thai
may seem conducive to th'e CoYiifcany'-s
objects, or any* Of tlvej'n*, -and to obtain
from such Gbvern'm'eh't, or any other
auth'oVU-A any rights,- privileges, and
concessions which the Company may
VhiTik it desirable to contain, and to
carry out. exercise and comply with
such arrangements,' rights, privileges,
and concessions:
(1.) To establish and support, or.aid
in the establishment and support, of
associations, institutions, funds, trusts,*
and conveniences calculated, to benefit
employees or ex-employees of the
Company.'or the dependants or'connections of such persons, and to grant
pensions or allowances, and to make
payments towards insurances, and to
subscribe or guarantee money for charitable or benevolent objects, or for any
exhibition, or for any public, general
or  useful   object:
(m.) To promote any company or
companies for the purpose of acquiring
all ov any of the property and-liabilities of this Company, or for any other
■*jTurpose"-\vh iel i"m ay—s ee rr.T—d I r eo 11%.—o ik
indirectly, calculated to ' benefit this
Compnny; ' -
(n.) Generally to purchase, take on
lease, or In exchange, hire, or otherwise acquire any real and personal
property,.and any rights or, privileges
..which the Company may think necessary or convenient for the purposes of
its business, and In particular any
lands, buildings, easements, franchises,
machinery, land and stock-in-trade:
(o,) To construct, alter, repair, Improve, t maintain, develop, work,'manage, carry out or control ,any roads,
ways, buildings,, warehouses, shops,
stores, works or conveniences whicli
may seem calculated, directly or Indirectly, to advance, the Company's interests, and to contribute to, subsidise,
or otherwise nsRlst or take pnrt in tho
construction, improvement, maintenance, working, management, /carrying
out or control thereof:
(p) To Invest and deal with tho moneys of the Company not Immediately
required, on such securities nnd ln
such manner nn mny from time to tlmo
bo determined;
(q) To borrow or raise, or secure tho
payment of money In such manner nn
tho Company Hhnll think fit, and tn
particular by the Ishuc. of bonds or dc-
hentureH, or debenturo Htock, perpetual
or otherwise, charged upon till or any
of lho Company's property, both present
nnd future, Including Its uncalled cnpl*.
tal, and to redoom and pay off any such
(r) To remunerate nny person or
company for services rendered, or to
lio rentfarcd, In placing or nHslHtlng to
place, or guarantoelnpf tbo placing of,
any of tbo shares of tlio Company's capital, or any dehunturcs or othor'securities of tho Compnny, or In or about
tho formation or promotion of tho Compnny, or the conduct of ltn buHlnoss;
'(h) To draw, make, accept, Indorse,
discount, execute nnd Issue promissory
notes, bills ol exchange, i*ihk of lading,
warrants, bonds, debentures, and other
negotlitlili' nr t in nsfern ble Instm-
(t.) To sell, mortgage. leiiHe, or otherwise iIlHpuHf of the undertaking of the
Ciiiiiiuiny. ur uny pari thereof, for such
conHlilciatlon an the Company fhitll
think fit, und fn pnnlculnr for Hharcs,
debentures or securities of any other
company having objects ultonether or
In part similar to iimm. of tliU Compiiny:
fu) To nbinln any provisional or oth-
er order, or Act or nnUtinnco. for en-
Rlillng the Compnny tn curry any of
Its objects Into effect, or for effeciliiH-
any modification of llm Company's
constitution, nr fni any other jiurjuifi-
whli.li mny seem expedient, nnd'to op-
poHe nny proceeilliiKH or iippUcuiIuiih
which may seem, directly or indirectly,
culculiili-d to prejudice the Company's
(v,i, T" procure the Compnny to bn
registered or recognized idncwbere in
Pfinmln  or lilirond:
(w) To do ull or any of tin- mmvi-
d'lflin'. -.•'ii'**' iit   iJ.c^'JU'liilnliitl   of   ftm-
mln, nr clKcwhcrc, ns principals, agents,
contractors, trustee*, or otherwise, and
filhur ulono or In, lonjumtlori with
uIIhth; i
(JO To do all such other Clings «n
;,    ' '  ■••"'   '••■  rnmtnetvo tn the nl-
tutiuiH'iil of any nf tin- nlm\e object*:
(y) To amalgamate with nny oilier
compnny having objects altogether or
In pnrt similar to thorn- of this Company:
(7,) To distribute any of th'o property
of Die Company in kind nmong tlm
tain If tlmUKlit 111. to obtain any Act,
ontlnanr* or order, iliiMolvlnif Ilie Compnny and I'li-lncrirpnrittliiK Its uk-iiiU.ih
ns a new compnny for any of the ob-
J>n» mi>hilfificil In ibis memorandum,
ur fur ■ tti-itlri*,' nny other m-odlflr-n-
tlyli In tlie ('oiTip.iny's eoriKtltuUniV.
(lib) And ll li "hereby dectarfd that
th-" In't*-nt Ion I* tbat ibe oi.Jerl* »p+«l-
flt',1 In curb rmr-iMTftrilt »f ibis clame
Khali, rvirpl where otherwise Ptprfmr-
nl In ourli pnrngrapti*. bit In no wlut*
rt'Hlrlr-tfil by i-ffrri-nri' In, or In-
trrt-txcf from. Ilif terms of any other
r-artKraph <r,r th*- nam* ttCibr company.
i Letter Box
The editor is hot responsible for the
opinions  of * correspondents:       ' B
Editor Ledger:. ,; ■    -.
Tiea;;acquires a flavor under the'"peciiliar^ climate
of Ceylon that; cannot be acquired'ariywhere else on
earth. The delicate fragrance and delightful'aroma-of
Taber, Alta. Jan. 17
Editor Ledger,
Sir: Allow me a few lines of space
in your valuable journal which I read
with considerable interest, since being
in the western part of Canada. I
may say-1 am one who .takes a straight
line of independent thought on labor
questions. I am connected with both
local and general. Midst all the -war
and strife now raging with the capitalist the mighty powers of government,
soldiers and police and great corporations, such as the Dominion and the
Springhiil Coal and Railway companies, how can poor working men with
$2 or $3 a day stand up against such
power. It is ridiculous to think of
doing so.   *
° Only n tighter, who has' the worst
side of the battle will go down- and
after a while rise again to the call
of tins-?, to go down again, I feel thnt
■something must be done to prevcnit
these terrible industrial wars in the
way of having better and more conciliatory agreements; broader and sounder, for li miner and a living standard
line of wage. Strikes are acknowledged
by all as suicidal to the cause of the
workers, ,We must eventually educate
the members of-our unions to the fact
that it Is the last ditch \ve_ are crossing before we, elU«r into that-holy
sanctuary of law makers, called the
Local and Dominion houses of parliament.   ' *...*,
I may* add the last ditch has come
too,- with the Cumberland Rail and
Coal company of Nova Scotia, who
stated publicly that they had lost $299-
000 in-the last three years of operation
but still,they haye had'money to'burn
by bringing in .scabs from the continent of Europe, and some gum boot
thugs patrolling, the works day and
night in a pitching seam like • Spring-
hill's, about, 75! degrees. -They .have
had men working.'in places-{where'.it
was not fit to send a white mouse,', for
the miserable, pittance of from $1.15 to
-?_80-per-dayT _qts-p£4hem.^^x0u__,
On   first     clasa
.business and residential  property.
Real Estate & Insurance
Cree & Moffatt
will please you.   Buy a package to-day from your
grocer.   You'll like it!
Electric Lighted
Steam Heated
The Waldorf Hotel
First Class Accommodation for Travellers
Hot and Cold Water L. A. Mills, Manager
Bar supplied' with the  best Wines,
Liquors and Cigars
Ci      Pb     Ri
Low Round Trip Rates to
Ontario, Quebec and Maratime
«*..,       Provinces
Tickets on Sale Dec.'l to Dec. 31, in-
clusiev, good to return within three
■months. ■'',.„,'' '
Tickets issued in connection Atlantic
Steamship, Business * will be on sale
from November 21 and limited to five
.months, from date of issue
Finest'  Equipment. -   Standard   First
HOTEL    "
Wm. Eschwig, Proprietor
, New and up-to-date
Handsome  Cafe Attached
M. A. Kastner
Fire! Fire! Fire!
The anniversary of the great
fire of August 1, 100S, is drawing near. , Lefcus'dr-nv your attention to.the fact that we represent 11 financially strong, old
established and well known
Board Fire Insurance com:
panics, also agent for the.
Sun, .Life    Insurance
Company of Canada
We have several'snaps nt
Business an'd  Residential
in different parts of the city'.*
NewOliver Typewriter*
Machine given out on trial
;"' No Charge
ly before the' strike at Springhiil the
me nwere worked,'in to pack their* own
timber up these,steep places or stay
idlo. Another, serious item is the
weight 'Of a box, of, coal. In, olden
days up to' two, years ago the amount
of coal considered'to be a'box?by the
agreement was'22 cubic feet, ekulval-
ent to about 1650 pounds, but Professor Sexton of Halifax gave.It to be
1670. By expert and professional test
that weight was given by Judge Patterson of New Glasgow as chairman of
the-conciliation board held in Spring-
hill two and a half years ago, but the
Company made,„a new'.'standard of
their own of 2009 lb. per box. Then
there is another serious item of grievance, that -of the -dockingsystem. The
old system was 60 pounds of stone
docked a boxJ^O pounds of stone you
would bo docked 20 cents. Patterson
board gave 100 pounds of stone takes
off 500 pounds of coal and 200 pounds
of stone the "whole box.
Thon the schedule of rates waB collected and presented to tho general
manager; all except ttyoe Items wero
agreed to and. thnt pluggd the whole
boon (?olng very roughly, Men work-
Inp; nil the month find out that at the
cmd of that time they are In debt to
(ho compnny for rent, etc. Things
worked on like tills nnd with a very
bad circulation of air around the mlno
mndo thom ho poisoned that they did
nol know whnt thoy woro doing, In-
dood many of them woro more In need
of treatment In a Riinltarlum thnn they
woro on a strike. After six months
Btrlko thlngH have tnkon on a new
turn by Introducing Homri HolglnnR.
Tlio HtrlkoiB cnughL thom on thoir wny
horo nnd Induced thom to Join In wit\i
lho Rtrlkoi'H. The company hnd tho
Di'IkIidib nri'osted nl Amhun-U. Thoy
woro tried nnd tlio U. M. W. of A.
wont nnd took clinrne of thom, nnd
broil Kh!. thorn htu.k to tho seat of tho
Htrlku nnd now they ure huppy enjoying; IlioniHolvi'H with tlio people of the
town ut their awn free will ItiHlond nf
bolnn liflitml tho grent fonco with a
live wlni nround It tho nnmo nn Clnpo
lircton-Hirilco bronkorn nro nt the Dominion Conl compnny works.
At SprltiKhlH Hi" compnny thng-H
commoncod patrolllnK tho' town, hut
tlmnkH to tho Rlirowdncfm of Mayor
I'ottor tlioy were forbidden to do IhU
Imirvr * >
Thin Ih tlm poKltlon or Springhiil, N.
fl„ nt tho prosont tlmo. Bull the ««u-
ornl mnnnp-er iidviHOH tlmt tlm milieu
will r*-HUMo,,onl)' under n IS per cent
roductlon, thoy will novor atari.
Thin mny bo an oyo opuwr to ull
wlio rend it.
Yours truly,
Class -; and Tourist~Sleeping~Ca"fs~and
Dining Cars on all Through Trains.
Compartment - Library - Observation
Cars oh "Imperial Limited" and "At;
•   lanticc Bxpuress."
3 Through Express Trains Daily
leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.40, making
connections at Toronto for all points
East and West thereof.
The "Imperial Limited" leaves Winnipeg daily at 18.15,   and tho "Atlantic
Express" at 8.00 daily, making connections nt Montreal for all points East
Apply to. the Nearest C. P. R. Agent
for fuil Information
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Anyonesenilng a elcsteb and dcserlptlonnisy ,<
•q5c_r weertaln our opinion froo whot ior « *.
Fnventlon Is probably;-P-MPJf8*S,.%hl?_f _S__.
tlona sttlotly «>nfldentlal.^HftHDB00K on Patent*
aentlroe. Oldest "goncy^oreecurtnep^enu.  - .
Patent* taken through Munn * Co. receive
ntcUUnoMc«,'-*JHttaout charge,- tu tha «•-.
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all newsdealers..       , -  "*,      -.,:*.    ■
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We are going to sacrifice the balance of our stock of
Cutters & Sleighs to make room for our Spring stock
Buggies.   We have on hand
3 Cutters   -   1   pair of 2 1-2" Farm Bobs
We will sell the above at cost.     Call and see them
J. M.   AGNEW & CO.
Headquarters For
Office   Supplies
i      WALDOi
A Ki-n'-roua donation of f2fi townrfli
/urnUhliiK tho hnll wna received from
V. Ilytlu Uukiir, Ciaubruok, also *}10
from tho RlmondH 8ftw Work*, flcAttlo.
Thu* Hpv. Crowther lalo of I/>ndon.
KiiK-. vUlted Wnldo In-nt wook with n
ylow of Ir-^KtlnR littftr. ' >
Tlio ludU'M of W«ldo worn -pU«*.t-d'lo
IUI.l-l-.to  *X   XXllM^itKLll   IIIVOl'*'*   Of   |ff.'S/>
for itoveg etc., which wero ordcr-f'd for
Dm ball,
1$. a MrNab vliilt* _ In F«rni« last
wetik.      ■** '     ' * :
Suddaby's Drug & Book Store
Agent for Victor and Edison Phonographs
Huylcr's 8c Lowncy's Chocot!tte.% New Scale Williams' Pianos
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The Official Orgkn of District Ko.  18, V. M. W.  of A.
Fernie, B. C,   Jatmary 22nd,    1910
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A "number from the creek took iu
tlie social and dance 'given by the Socialist party of Pernie'. on - Monday.; A
special train was run up to "the Creek
at'3.30 a.m. for those who-had stayed
for the dance and everybody spoke of
having-liad a first rate, time at the
affair.,, .
* Mr.- J. -W. Bennettwas up the Creek
tli'is 'week'seeking.more,business for
the I. ^-school's as well as visiting his
manyt friends,, and ; still wearing the
same old smile.    .'.   ;>.'       '-,,'
■Mrs:-.J." MiWhell1 was "up here on
Wednesday visiting with her mother.
Mr. G. Sampson, time, keeper at No.
2 mine resigned his position last week
'end.    •*'  ■   '■ * .V.   ".-7-' * .'.      ".
. Mrs. W. Alexander' wishes to thank
all.her neighbors and friends for the
"kindness and sympathy .shown to her
' iri her recent' sad-bereavement.';
Mr.' yant, the dry goods'.m'an at the
Trites--Wood store, is. leaving shortly
- and 'is thinkfngof moving to   Vancouver.   - ,
V ."Clark's moving picture show visited
->the Creek*'last ^Thursday, and"Sunday
, ,'nights'an;d"showed' a fine series of pictures and the singing pf Miss Victoria
* Powell was very',.much* appreciated.
The. hall-was-crowded both nights and
; there is a great improvement in".these
'■  shows .over, anything* previously given
here, a-Mr." Clark announced that he
would • continue' tp 'show, up .here.every
.Thursday arid Sunday-oiight.■•-.„ ..   ,
■-",'• Another blowout occurred in'   '? the
south"side! of the high line in Is'o'. 2
■' last week; which filled the level with
..' cbal.-**-.", N" "ptntx. was_.seriously* hurt,
'which was fortunate. 7*;.'P-"  •-'..
"■■ "To be buried in a"snow slide for. an
hour and* a quarter .-and*' get'out'.aliye
was the awful Experience of a .teamster
named Jackson ou Tuesday afternoon.
One'ofjtianle'ys. teams ,b'ad-,been en-,
■ gaged to bring- a load, of- furniture up
•to the Creek' and*everything was well
until*'the'team got" just through* the
. bridgo7close to'No. 5. , Then a snow
slide came along and buried' the team
*: .and,swept the teamster off twenty or
,,thirty feet. away.-'This was" just at
three* in the afternoon when the'shlfts
'we're changing in the mine, and there
. was- soon a band of willing workers
: 'shovelling away at the/snow.     After
'   a,. half hour's hard' work' thoy got to
the team, but no teamster was In sight.
Then-another man who'had been with
the team said that he must be farther,
back-under the  bridge,  where  they
had been piling* all the' snow, so they
had to Vet to work to remove it to
another , place.      After a  while they
saw the snow moving a little, and sure
enough there was the poor teamster
who had been buried from .three until
a quarter after four..,.,
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Mr, J..Stevens, late "of'the Creek, has
been appointed superintendent at the
mines near'Lethbridge,     ■■'*-,
T., Duncan was visiting"* his many
friends at Coal Creek-during', last
week,    .'*'., ■     '    ' '   "
The Bohemian concert given in the
Methodist church last-Wednesday evening, January 19th, furnished the people of  Coal  Creek 'with", a' program
worthy of ah audience of a thousand
or more.    The>building was most suitably decorated for* the occasion. Mr.
Sampson, .the organizer and director
of the splendid entertainment, has proven himself again an expert .in cencert
organization, and from this, time on'to
have -his name, associated with a concert in this community 'will-be. considered as, a guarantee of its ecexllency".
Professor.Evans.presided at, the piano.
The following artists took part in the
program: Mr. J. Fawly/,Master Wor-
tliington,  Mr. 'Moses,'. Mr. J. Foster,
Coal';Creek; MivC. Ramsay, Mr...R.
Brown, Fernie; Mrs. Watson, Miss M.
Bell, Coal Creek;   Miss Euler,,   Miss
Pierson, Fernie; • Mrs.;'Scott,    Mrs.
Booth, Mr. G. Finlayson, Mr.. M. G.
Sampson, Mr.F. Tu'rpiri, Mr.. S. Fisher,  Coal Creek, o- A '-vote of, thanks
was • given to' the., artists after-- which
all joined in the singing of,God Save
_the King!    . ' ,' 7' ' ** ''*7'V '.''" ■    -
.' "victor Allan is "acting as* timekeeper
at'.No;.2'•mine:■'.'■■■''    7:"   ■" -- '
' 'Mr. H. Fo'rd, bookkeeper, at the T,
W. Company is leaving at- the-end of
the month * to take up "similar work in
Calgary. '• He will be' succeeded here
by Mr. Grierso'n. -\.
Mrs. _."' W. Balderson was.;visitirig
here last week. . '..', . . • ' "
.'Mr. T. H. Knox returned \ to the
Creek-last Saturday, but'left again on
Sunday to go tb Michel where he has
been .appointed as pit boss in No. 8
Quite a few missed the train going
to Fernie on pay Saturday night owing
to the train pulling out ot here before
A grand concert, has been arranged
to take place about the third week in
February for tlie purpose of raising
funds to purchase artificial limbs for
Master'A.. G. Lawley, aged four "years,
who met with a serious accident on the
M. F. and M. last September, and has
since been unable to walk. A committee has been formed to work the
concert up and they,, have also issued
a' subscription list and donations, how-
.,.«*._-   i-i ,._.11.. „„„_.,_!
A.ClarkvEsp.,is booming the real
estate and fruit lands of Prince Rupert island up here just now.
A wreck occurred oh No. 1 north
incline on Thursday night, suspending
operations at that mine for the present.   _. -' .*    , -
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ever small, will be thankfully received
j The committee are: Dr. Workman, as
treasurer; G. Finlayson secretory; Sid
Horton.'J. Smith, R. Fairclough, W.
McFegan, G. Crabb,-Concert committee
C. ClaridgeL J. Hewitt, J. T. Puckey.
Subscriptions „may be sent to ' Dr.
Workman, Coal Creek.post office, or
' On Wednesday January 12 tlve'lun-
enl of the 1 ito Mrs. Bank? took .liue
the Rev. Mr. Murray*officiating.
pn Friday, January 14, one of the
ernployee's of the International    Coal
and Coke Company met with an accident while following his .employment
as mine suryeyor.     He was taken to
the  hospital  where he  received  the'
careful attention of'Dr. Westwood.
..We 'were all pleased to see* Rev.
Murray back in his own pulpit on Sunday last;     A very enjoyable service
was held.'*   Part of the servile was
devoted'to the christening of two infants, one of Mr. and Mrs. Davis, contractor and builder, and one of Mr.
and Mrs. Bird,
We are sorry to hear that Miss Gate
one. of the staff of the post office continues to be. sick.-
Mr. Wm. Clegg^has recovered and
returned to his work.       '.- ^   '    ■
On Monday January 17U-Ta strong
blizzard was blowing, consequently the
races that,were to come off on the
skating-rink' were postponed. '•■'
' I desire' to call the attention of the
readers of the Ledger to the fact that
mav be'sent" to the Ledger office; The the reading room is*, open daily, and
date of the concert will be published made comfortable/ and is .furnished
ljiter   '*,,.,,- I with all the latest papersi and maga-
'  The following "is a list of subscribers
to the child Lawly concert fund'up till
Thursday, the, 20th of January: *;   ; .,
James Ashworth, .$5; • Bonnell    &
Corsan,; $5;->W. R. Ross, $6; W. Escli-
wig, NorthernVhotel, $5;!'L.'A.'-Mills,
Waldorf hotel*,' 05,; -W. .McKay;* Royal
Hotel, $5'7N. E.; Suddaby', $5;.-.T. *L.
Gates, King, Edward * Hotel-SB; C.. N.
Trading Co.7$5; Herchmer & McDonald, $5; Cree ■&■ Moffatt, $5; P. Burns
Co., Ltd,, $5;''The Home.Bank, $5;
Bank of Hamilton, ?5;, The Pollock
Wine C6„,$0;' Imperial Bank, $5; Eckstein & McTaggart, $5; The Canadian
Bank of Commerce, $5; A. I. Fisher,
$1; Dr. Workman $5, Trites-Wood $10.
Miss Stewart Arbuckle went down
to Jaffray on Thursday morning to
visit her sister:'   ,-•-■'
R. Fairclough has got the agency
for a new sanitation toilet which is
becoming very popular and useful in
any place,- where there' is iw regular
water'system'. - ,_ .    ..,•-..*■
Dave Archibald had one of his legs
badly crushed in-No. 2 mine on Wed-,
nesday night. '7-7-
<* ..The newbar and fixtures arrived .for
the club, this 'week, but the "board'-of
management, have decided to keep it
packed up* for the present and try and
:fitidLniit_who_the_Publie; really'are and
then, it may come' in useful in their
interest. - ' , ■ '   ■'
One of the;-T. W. Company office
windows "<y,as blown out on Tuesday
"night with-the.strong wind.
' Later: It "has been found out that
the.man who "was buried in the snow
slide was not .the teamster, as reported
before but' he' was with the team and
was'coming'up'to.the mines to seek
for work.'. ,"
Mrs'. Caufield was unable to attend
the concert on Wednesday night, having happened with an accident to her
arm' by catching it on the stove door*
and, causing her to go to" the .hospital
to havelt attended to.
zines.      Strangers  will find  it very
comfortable during these cold days.
The Ladies auxiliary purpose hold-,
jng a grand social on Friday the '2Ui
inst. in the club.room of'the Institutional". ehurch^fVonT 8 to 10;  all- are
invited,'. - *;'..   ';'  '-- ""
.The staff' of- the Miner deserves . .*.
great deal of credit,for* the attractive
souvenir which has. just been* issued
by them:" -.-■ .■*_.*,'..' - ' y. ,.",
The newly,elected.council mean business. They are'advertising.for tenders for* the construction .bf"a'„new
road'over the'bluff. -When completed
i_3_lLc.ej_a.lnly be a source bf cohven
of Mr. Williams, surveyor," who has
been spending' his. .holidays * with
friends, in. the "east. . Mr. ."\yilliams is
secretary, of the" literary committee of
the Helping" Hand Brotherhood, and
his return- is very much appreciated
by all.      '•*      ;'"  ';,,. '•;.';'   "• j
Adam Morris'broke one of his fingers a few days ago.t,'
1 On "Monday a very pretty wedding--
came off in Slav town' between Paul
Povoriick.and a young lady from Sla-'
vonia. .*' It proved an . occasion bf
great joy. ■        ,
Mr. George By'rn and party went to
i Blairmore to the saniiorium and-wliil.-*-
they were irisido' foi* a'short time the
horses bolted, but were caught in
Frank. Luckily no one was hurt and
no daamge done to the team, which
was tlie property of Mr: AVm. Healy
transporter. ■    ■' *;
On Moriday one of the men on the
afternoon shift injured his' foot by a
heavy prop fallin g upon.it. He \york-
ed in No., 5. He was conveyed to
the hospital "arid, was 'attended to by
Dr. Westwood." ','■',
On  Wednesday January  19  a
was born to  Mr. and , Mrs
Leyshon.  ■ ■ .
The following figures are very satisfactory in connection with the Institutional church, considering that we
had three months strike. The church
is to be congratulated'ori haying such
an energetic pastor, and'.he deserves
all'the support he can get.. Income:
$1933.35;'.expenditure '$19'_33.3o.;      's
The Bonnie Briar B'lsli; was played
here,'on the 29th hy'n swleudiil.com--
pany. "     ' % •      "'■>.,■'       . .
-Miss Bella Leard'left for the coast
on Monday. ■' Rumor has, it that she
is abput to.jbinith'e matrimonial circle. ' k -.'i*7 '..-'"'
On Wednesday night a hockey, game
was played' ori.th'e rink.between   the
' employes !of the Co-operative store and
those'of the Mercantie Company. A
vei-y exciting'game w;as witnessed by
a large' number of; spectators. The
Co-operative .won -out by the score of
7 to'3.''-   '.'   "-  *; .' "'"'    ."" ,7     *
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Paid Up
Capital Authorized .........110,000,000
.$5,000,000     Reserve
. .$5,000,000
D. R. WILKIE, President
Arrowhead,  Cronbrook,  Fernie,  Golden, Kamloops, Micnel, Myie, Nelson
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria.
interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit. *
Life   Saver
Is an appropriate name for the,
quick    action   .style*   of   HOT
WATER    BOTTLE   we   sell.
Readyi the miimite -the water is
hot, acts more,ipromptly.;than
any medicine] and so often really 'I
saves hfe before ihe doctor can.;. ,
reach you.     Several sizes , and
' styles and all prices.., '.     (
The heading Druggist
Phone 118
ience to the inhabitants of "Slav town".
I may point "out that this town of
ours is a'; great centre for .pugilistic
purposes.. On Monday ,, the ,.'17th.
Kid Pegeon of Spokane and Kid Clark
of Lethbridge boxed twenty rounds in
the opera house." After the 20 rounds
Clarke was declared winner.
Constable Hall leaves the R. N. W,
M. P.,* The public are soon to lose
the valuable services he has so baly
rendered to the towU. ■"
On the 23rd ,inst., the'"Rev. Mr.
Jones of Frank and Bellevue. "will exchange pulpits "with trie Rev. T. M.
Murray. ;   . \,
\Ve are pleased to note the'return
First, Class Union Store carrying a Suitable Line of Xmas
Goods. y      _   ,
Two South African Scrips for
sale at usual price
, without * a v.      4>
Heintzman : &   Co.   Piano? %
S North  Lethbridge, —ue
■•    Alta.
Let us-supply you with one of .these
superb instruments' and you will wonder how you ever managed to, exist
without one.	
M. W. Elley. Dist. Mgr.
$•       GRAND   OPERA   HOUSE   BLOCK ^   *
Jany. 28-29
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JL' 1_1\.11 X
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-4L* JL
M*   te%JL*m*+
Scats on sale at Suddaby's Book & Drug Store
Usual Prices.  Good order maintained ^J_"5,__T«'!aIA'K_^_*-.^.
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* ** ' 'Vr .1.,.,).   V    — -..      ,
Confronting the Coal Industry  of   North
(By Samuel A. Taylor C. E.)
in connection with the work of the
^lining Institute of America we have
fcad much discussion of ways and of
means for the most efficient, economical, safe and complete recovery of the
coal from the various seams which
come uiulei; the supervision and the
practical operation of the members of
the institute.* Almost all of the time
of the institute meetings is utilized
by consideration of themes pertaining
to tho abo-\e subjects, while little time
is devoted to subjects which, while allied closely thereto, yet might be termed economical questions, because of
their effect upon the people at large,
and not confined in iheir influence
to those Immediately Interested or employed in or around the mines.
It is of some of these problems that
I wish to treat briefly, in order to
bring them to your attention, so that
by your consideration and discussion
of them, there may be pointed out
ways by which they may be solved by
those in position to take the necessary
action to.that end.    '
When we study the growth and the
' conditions existing in the  industrial
world of today in comparison with the
conditions of the past, and from this
comparison draw our conclusions,' as
to what they will be in the future, unless something be done or some power
be interjected to change the present
trend of affairs, it is then that we will
be impressed    with the fact,that we
cannot live for, ourselves;    that th'e
things we do today will seriously affect the future generation or, our race
for good or evil depending on whether
we act wisely and well or foolishly and
wastefully..' '       " v.
Those of you who1 have had the op-
■ portunity of reading the extract from
the Congressional Record.of June 14,
1909, oh. the International Arbitration
and Peace, or the Mission of the Unit-
will remember the  sentiment  which
prevaded these speeches—that public
> opinion  is the one thing necessary,
'■more than any other, to the disarmament of nations and to the securing of
the world peace; that to this end men
must come together and discus's mat:
ters pertaining to the subjects so as
tb crystallite public opinion;* also that
familiarity with honesl men does not
breed .-.contempt, but confidence. This'
sentiment or fact is equally applicable
to the situation which we wish to consider.   ■ Iu order to put"in to practical
operation the matters 'which we wish
to bring to your"attention, public opinion must be awakened to the Importance of thom, and to accomplish this
result It Is very necessary that honest
men, familiar with the subjects, meet
and discuss those measures In a thorough, dispassionate and unprejudiced
nlnnner, beforo tho public will havo a
cleai;  and  fair opinion formed upon
First: The question of conservation
not only of fuel nnd'wator, but lifo and
almost, all other materials and conditions of economic Industry, have been
the subject of- thought and consldorn-
Hon not'only upon the part'of govern-
ipr-nt offlfllnlHjnit by congross conven-
oil at various times, clinmb'.'n* of commerce, civic flubs and a -great many
other nrgiinlziitloiiH of Rlmllar diarac-
ter, so that tht! matter 1ms boon
brought to tho itttenlion of tho public
In a gi'iii'i-nl wny for several yearn
! The necessity/for the conservation
of coal and the safety of the men engaged in the production thereof, have
been probably more.talked-and-'written
aboutjthan many other' conditions in
our, country in times past', and are con-
.stantly*. being brought-to the attention
of the public by statisticians- announcing'from time to. time, in bold head--'!**
lines,*, of the.,*short time over which j ♦
the present available coal supply will j ♦
last.*. While'these statements as" to', *
the length of time the coal supply will
last; are very much at'variance' because of new 'coal seams having been
discovered from .time to time, an dalso
the greater recovery of coal obtained
by the methods used now as compared
with those of past times.7" This'variance in time has been> so great as to
lead the. general public to"think that
the date at which the coal -supply will
be exhausted will be so far distant
that they need pay but little attention
Indeed this is the general conclusion
reached by the average person; therefore the method of. bringing this matter to the attention of tlie public aolng
lhe lines of scaring them into tlie consideration of the question may possibly
be condoned.
, It has been stated by those in connection with'the United States'geolo-
gical survey that in the production of
about 415,000,000 tons of coal last year
in the United States, 250,000.000 tons
of coal weer lost or destroyed; at least
rendered impossibel of recovery for
future generations,
When we consider that the output of
coal is doubled,,on an average every
10 years, and when we consider the
loss of coai, which income cases I am
sure, was greater than that given by
the statistics' of last year, it at once
becomes an appalling question as to
what the future may ,be. - The result
is certain to be impressed upon' one's
mind that this wilful waste will'in the
future bring a woeful want if it is not
checked and new methods of recovery,
as well as the uses of coal, introduced
in order that- not only what we now
produce, but also what is now lost
under the prevailing practice, be saved to the 'future generations.
It is also apparent to all those who
are familiar with the mining practice
in the Pittsburg region that an average,
of 50 per cent, of all coal in the Pitts-
bug seam is wasted. This of course
includes the roof and bottom coal, and
the ribs and'stumps, that are lost In
the mining of the main body of the'
coal. •*-.'''■..  ■
, What is true of the Pittsburg district
is true to a greater or less extent of
other coal fields, and hence tlie neces-
in sight. . '  ■    tn
In this connection we might men-"
tion anothe rfact of waste of all those
poorer grades of coal, especially during
.times of restricted market, as based pn
the practice carried out in general by
the United States government in the
purchase of its coal, namely the, purchase thereof on the 13. T. U, basis.
During the past two years a great
many large individual coal users have
adopted the same method, and tho operators or producers of coal have been
forced into selling eoal on this basis,
for the reason that, the scarcity of
trade compelled them to submit to a
great many conditions which they, under normal conditions, would not bo
willing to do, Inasmuch as .by this
method nothing but n high grade of
coal will fill the requirements, all the
poorer grades of coal wore eliminated
from the production and nothing but
the strictly first class high grade coals
could ontor Into competition.
I .do not wish to be understood as
cnll'mlng that, this method Is not based
upon scientific principle; for wo concede this, What we do claim Is tlmt
It tends to a waste of a largo pnrt of
our fuel reserve by limiting the mnrkot io Riieli coal ii»i will stand such a
if'si, and you leave a margin of profit,
to the producer afler paying a fair nnd
living wiiao to those employed in the
production nf the coiil, both of which
arc very nwessury If any stable .economic position is io be iiuiliiiaiiii'il in
tlio trndo.
♦, ♦ ♦'•♦ ,♦ '♦. '♦ ♦ ♦'-♦ ♦ ♦
► ■ *    ^        *+
♦ ♦
Agents pf the Dominion* Coal
Co. of Cape'.p'roton NT7s.,are
■ at ;wprk frying'to induce" miners ,6f: Wilkesbarre and other-
anthracite mine towns to go
there" and scab. District arid
local •' officers ' should exert
themselves to-prevent them
from'1.securing, any men' for
such- purpose. .'     7 . , • >
'.A. strike has* been on-in Nova Scotia, and at' these mines
' since July 6 with every prospect df. winning.
• .Don't go'"there and. try to" defeat ■your'.,brothers  who'"are
fighting for the right to'organ-
•ize and better-conditions of
employment.    '   .  7; -• •'
"'   Stay away. Due notice will
be given.,   in these; columns   •
when the strike is-won. Lab-   •
or papers, please copy.   ' * ,      •
'      .F, -:'
The  Employers in South  Dakota Are
Trying to Instal a Non-Union
System"     ,, ,,'
DEADWOOD, S. D. Jan. 19-With
the declaration that they intend to establish permanently In the Black Hills
non-union labor conditions and to instal the.card system, the management,
of the 13 largest properties in the hills
have issued notice, to their employes
that, they could sign under the new
conditions before' any outsiders were
imported. ,   *
All the mines closed down with the
announced intention of resuming operations as soon as a sufficient-number of non union men could be employed.
More tha 800 men are affected exclusive ot the-2500 at,the Homestake
mine now closed. ■". '   .
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No alum, no lime phosphates
As every housekeeper .can  understand,
burnt alum and sulphuric add—the"_n-i']'-,
gredients of all'alum and. alum-phosphate : :
powders-r-must carry! .to the food adds
injurious to health.       V        -7 -,*"''
' "" " '  *  1 1
\        r   ' ,1
Read the label.  Avoid the alum powders
In  East .Kootenay for
To Come
January 27; Golden. -'-.-.
February. 10V* Cranbrook.
February 17:   Fernie.*
March 10: Cranbrook, .',    •
March 17: Fernie   .
April 7: Golden"     v   ■
April 9: Wilmer*-"*. , "  "    ~
April'14:  Cranbrook. ' .
' April 21: Fernie      '' "
May 12:;Cranbrook;. ,   "    '  0''*:"'- "
Mav 19:  Fernie
June 9: "Cranbrook'.y,  - \.
June 16: Fernie   ■-.. „,,- ;
June 23:, Golden.' '.*■     '-   *"     '•"■" '
Jilne 25: Wilmer.'   '''■*-        yy
September 1: .Golden.   '• ,
September 3: 'Wilder
1 September 8: Cranbrook
September 15: Fernie
October 13: Cranbrook   .*
October 20:  Fernie ,i    ,
November* 3: Golden. '   ;
November. 30:' Cranbrook"
November* 17:   Fernie
' December 8: Cranbrook
December 15:, Fernie
, Chambers' wlir'be held at Fernie on
Tuesday in oach w'eok excepting the
weeks"wheri...ther is a'slttlng of tho
court,' Chambers in Cranbrook each
Monday'and.all other days the judge
Is In town. ■■ 7 '    -
-.   ■ P. E. WILSON , -   .
a * - .,
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Sunday School
J     GT  °n the Lessoni by the R?V' Dr' Linscott for ihe International
Newspaper Bible Study Olub.
January 23, 1910
True Blessedness.     Matthew'5— 1:
16.     ,- ■. _ \  ,  '    ;'
Golden Text., Blessed are the pure
in heart for they .shall see God: Matt'
5:8.* "
Verses'], 2—How much, do you remember of the last sermon that you
heard?'*  - ' *   -      7 '■ -   * "
. To what extent' is, the modern style
of taking a text and preaching*a sermon; from it, a'success.asa teaching
exercise ?7 •■' •*..■-.
.-Did Jesus use a pedagogical' or an
oratorical style-in his addresses, and
would it.be better for the extension of
the kingdom of "God if the'modern pulpit would adopt his method?'- >"'
Verse 3—What;. In.the'la'st analysis,"
is the essential qualification,os,being
a subject'of the'kingdom of heaen on*
earth? ' ,l; *'•   .' •*   v ,-
'-1 r    .
-.* *,»
If. a person is a*'subject" of toe-.kingdom., of- heaven oh,' earth, what* other
qualifications ■'are''-necessary-'for the
kingdom ''in heaven?       .*."'';.-.'■.'..... ^__
■'■ . i NOTICE
In the nintter of an'applicatlon for
the issuo of a duplicato Certificate of
Title to Lots'.!] and'8 DIock 2 of Lot
"I'lCij Group 1 Kootonay District Map
™., '   ' -.'..'■     *'•
- Notice is hereby given-that It Is my
intention to-Issue at tho expiration of
ono' month nftor tho first publication
hereof a .duplicato of the certificate
of title to tho above mentioned land
In  tho namo  of John  Podblolnnclk-'
which cortlflcato ,_is .dated tho 18th
Oiiobor 1003, nnd,numbered 2803A,,
,;     Deputy District Registrar
| Lndy  Hofjlstry  office,  Nolson.  Tl.  C.
J.'nniiftry 8th, 1010. TiHGLFE
TION. DIST. 18, U.M.W. of A.
' OlIitMi of .District No. IN, I.\ M. W. ol* A.
To the I.onil Tnions in Distncl No. is, V, M, \V. of A,
" * i
ii l
Vimi un; hiM-iiiiy iioimrmI Unit tlio -Sovontli Annual L'onvuntion of DiMtvift
IH, U. M. \V, of A., will he held in tho L-ihoi- Toni-ilo,. Lutlilinilgu, unmmonciiiK 'iit
10  «. in., Wudncstlav, I'Vlmim-v  Und.   MHO.
Vnui m-it^-ii■■ nr iii-iiM*mt\» -in* kindly ra|ii'*.sr.<*d to obtain a Knilroad
CVrtiliontt' in order tliut  Jirmnjj. incuts may ha ninth to gt.t reduced  rates.
Your attention is respecl fully invited to Art 8, See. 'innd ',), District
(.'oiiMtifution  which evphiins ni.-iffi-rs pert/lining to  the convention,
W. II. POWKU,,   President,
A. J. CAIITKII,   See. Treas.
" Verse 4—If, "blessed'.' means happy
how* is it possible'to mourn arid . • be
happy at one an' dthe same^time?
Which Christian reaches the highest
altitudes of bliss and enjoys.the sweetest comforts of God, one who has had
great sorrow or ono who has been free
from sorrow, and give your reason for
your answer. **   .'
Verse 5—Give some examples of
well-to-do men, and then say which
class as a rule) get the best of things
on earth, the "meek," that Is the modest, unselfish, and generous, or the
boastful, self assertive and"selfish?
(Thlsquestlon''must bo answered in
writing by the memhers of the club.)
Verse 0—What is your definition of
righteousness?   ■ ,
What are the conditions for such
soul health, and to "hunger as thirst"
to bo righteous?,, Is this state under
the control of every man's will?
If'a person really desires It may ho
bo sure of being filjed with righteous;
noss,-that. Ih of being perfectly* right
with God
Vorso 7—-From the suggestion In
this verse, ,If-,a porson ft Mot merciful,
whut, does that indicate ns to his'
standing'with God?
If n man hns boon grievously Injured, .and wo find out (hat ho has fully
forgiven his enemy, whal,does that
Indicate as to'tho standing of tho man
■ with'Ood?, ■■'    •
Verso'8.—'Are' 'thoro those who nl-
wiiyH havo a perpetual vision of God,
and whal. conditions do Ihey observi
to keop lho oxporlonco, * *
What, doos if Imply to bn pure In
heart, and may all attain that oxpor-
What wns Johiih' oxporlonco as to
Ills lTjiillzatlon of the coiiHtutit presence
of Clod? •   '
Vorso 0—-llonllnn hoiiio voiiboiih thai
ynu tlilnk would JiiHtlfy a ChrlHtlnii In
horniiiliiiT tho plaintiff In n law suit.
What ls.lt to lie n ponce iniikoi' nfier the pattern Unit Johiih refni'H to
Ino (j ?
Voi'hoh 10-12—Aro really nom! poo-
pit- imrKucutuil In those days bociiiiKu
of their goodness?
■ Why' dirt,'Mio religionisth of thono
dnyH pni*H(i(!iiti> ,I(»hiir nnd finally put
lilm to (loath?
Vcraow 13-111—Of what uro .In tho
world Is a so-culled cold Chrlntliui?
Cm   tt   I'll bull   wil   a   it.'tii   CiiliuUull
wild In not nffi-rt" .ilvc'ly cha''*h'ci1 In do
lug good.    Why or why not?
I.esHon fnr Hundny, January 30th.
lf*l*>:    ,
Homo Iowh of tho KliiRdom. Matt. 5
JANUARY 30 1910
Some Laws of the Kingdom: Matthew 5-17-26, 38-48.      ■-
, Golden'Text. Be ye therefore perfect .even as your father which is in
heaven-is perfect.     Matt. 5:48. '
Verses 17-20—In what sense" did
Jesus .fulfil. the law 'and~ the prophets?      7
, How many persons can you recall,
from the scriptures or otherwise who
did the perfect will of God, other than
There are those who teach that, it is
impossible for^ any, man to keep, the
.commandments' of God.' what reason
is. there to suppose .that these are
among the number whom, Jesus calls\
"the least in the kingdom,of. hea-
" What was Jhe righteousness of the
scirbes and.Pharisees? *
'-What are(the reasons which lead us
to believe, that all God's commandments are reasonable,"and keepable by
all Christians, and that those who do'
do not keep them are verily culpa
ble? .-:•*. •**-''
Verses 21r 22—-Recall the- prominent
outward, sins, and-then say if any, or
all of .them'can''be committed ,-tt In
God's sight, .without the'culminating
or outward act being committed?
Why is a man who, out of an angry
revengeful heart, calls . his brother, a
fool and would, like to consign ihlm to
the worst of suffering, in danger of
suffering himself that-to which lie
would consign another?~ jn'.-.1'
Verses 23-26—Why cannot a ".man
truly worship God, or enjoy the lovo
and favor of God,'' while he'iia'B any
bitter'feelings in his heart toward another? ■ ' ■. 7 „
• According to ,the teaching, of Jesus
what Is our duty towards, a .person
who is angry with us either with' - or
without causo? ; .,; .- •
„ Versos 38-41— Aro theso precepts to
bo taken literally and If not,' thon
what do they menn?    '
Cee Exodus 21:24, 25, Lev, 24:20 and
say whether or nol yo uthlnk these
laws aor in harmony with* the teaching of Jesus? ' ■
, Are these precepts of JosiiBgivonas
rules of conduct, or as undorlying
prlifclplos, and what Is tho difference
in tho two Ideas?
Can you mention s'upposod cases,
Whero It would bo wlso to literally car-
ry out theso precopls of Josus, iuul
other cases whoro It would violate tho
spirit of Iho teachings of the Lord to
do so?
What motives would compel a child
of God to Hi orally'carry out -thoso
precepts, when nml as oft on as the
Holy Spirit Hhould iudioato?
Vorso .12-- What alliludo should
the Christ Inn nhynys tulco In lho mullor of (ilvlng or loaning money to; those
In nood? *
Vui'hoh ■Ill-I'lir-What nro Uio advantages of loving our oiioihIoh ami tho
illHiKlvaiiliigoH of hating tlioin?
What, does It Imply, prantlcnlly tn
lovo our (-oninltw, mid Ih II poniilltln of
perfni'liuinco by ovory L'Iii'IhIIihi In UiIh
dny?   '
Voihu •!')—Why iIodh (loil 1 ronl, the
nvll iih woll iih hn dons lho nocil In
lliu matt'-r or hiiukIiIihi ami rain nud
Uic -iiinll iv ri.'union 1. • mi'iihh nf Iif-»"»
V'i'vjs l'H7—W'h-i'i j-i'Ih lho >iii, ,'..
or firm.'. out of HIV '.<•„■', 'why, tho iton-
('rout* and forgiving or lho liai'Hli and
Uioho who I'cndi'i' ovll for ovll?
Vorso 48.—What does Jems mean
uy tine conimanament, to be prefect
an Cod 'a pertcil?
(TIiIh (jtiiiHlloii 11111 hI, bu anuwoieil In
wrll'lng by the memlior« of (ho Club.)
Lorsoii  for Htrnday, Fobruary tlth,
AlinHKlvliig nnd l»rnyor. Malthnw
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We have liad nearly seventy years of experience with
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. That makes us have great confidence in it for coughs, colds, bronchitis, weak throats,
and weak lungs. Ask your own doctor what experience
he has had with it. He knows. He can advise you
wisely. Keep in close touch with your family physician.
No alcohol \n this cough medicine. U\AucrCo..L>u).li;M£r.
Aytr't Pills, nil vegetable.   Aik your doctor If he afreet with ui.   Do ai lie layt.
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If . you .come  to fair  Saskatchewan,'
pray take a tip from me.
There are lots of'things for'you'to
learn, Resides your L. S„ lV
I'm in a'fix;  it's, half'past six^righ.
Vhere at-Hu_s'on Bay,
It's half-past five at -Taylorton just
-■■ one mile away.    * * 7' - *      ,;
A., watch is very useful 6nvthe street
,'or on the sea, 77
' time..when living at Roche Percee.
I say,- old>man, he kind" enough,   the
7truth,do.tell to me;'
The time I'm trying hard to find wherever ft* may be.     ,'■* ■'     -*
He took his.watch out'of his'"vest, he
■  said-in earnest,'not hi jest,' -'•• ■
By God old man,' I'll do my best, this
wayward time for' to arrest. • ,  '
He did his .best, I did the rest, oh what
a task,' I found,' * '; • *;  " , • ,
Polks say the.tlme is-hard to find, it's
always very much behind,
Its only half past eight right here and
•should be half past, nine.
I tried" to sbe the mayor, but he was
*, '■'drunk.ln.-bed, and, .very foolish in
the head,,' '   '   *
Thatfls the tale I heard all round and
.passed    through , Rocho , Perceo
town,    *'    ■■'„.   •
Time "they said had gone* astray like
\ tho old knight who lost his way,
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-ERIE, PA. Jan. 10—J. C. Bailor"on,
ginoer on No, 23, a fast .westbound
Lako ' Shoro Railroad passenger trnln
wns today, hold responsible for tho
wreckat Northeast, Pa.',*Inst Friday,
when I wo men were klllod, nut lor Is
03.,yoni*B.of ago and' has boon in the
omploy of the company for over forty
yenrs. Ho , told the coroner's Jury
on ' tho witnoss stand with tho tears
streaming down his cheolw, tlmt h0
"took a clinnco and ran without 'signals, knowing'they wero out, of, work
owing to the blizzard, thinking Mint
tho track ahoad was clear." So affected by tho old man's statomont was
the foreman of the jury refused to sign
the vorillct. '
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Bar Unexcelled
All WhiteHelp"
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:, see us once;:
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The Hotel of Fernie ,.
Fernie's Leading Coimiiereial
,   '   and Tourist House*      ;;.
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Lumber  Dealer •
All'kinds oT rough mid d-raw-ed lunilici
Victorin Ave.        North Fertile
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Chartered Accountant, Assignee, Llq-
uldator and Trustee; 'iiudltor to
tho Cities of Cnlrjary nnd Fernie.'
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List of Locals District 18
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Afllicrofl Mlnos
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Coal City
Cat mu ,
Dlnmond City
Kilmonton City, '
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Fornio*.    '    '■ -
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Maple Leaf.
Iloyal Cdllleriei
,, Roche I'crcoo
Dlntrlo Soerutnry Don. 81, UIO!).)
T. flroy, Ashoroft MIiioh, LollibrlilKii, Alia,
T. nradloy, Hankhoail, Alia,
J. Iiurko, llollovuo, Frank, Alta.
G, Kelly, Hlalrmoro, Alta.
Wm/Angcll, Canmore, Alta,
A. I), Altroy, Coul City, Tabor, Alia.
\V. araliam, Coloman, Alta.
P. Lorinon, Cnrhonanlo, Coloman, Altn.
J. Aplln, Cardiff, Alta,
t\ K. Hi, AiitaiK, Cardiff, Ada,
, A, Hamilton, Corbin, D. C,
. Pat Kolly, Diamond City, lethbridge, Alia.
C. F, Lnrrlor, 1C1 Dollamy St. EdiHontoii
"A, S,..l«llan, 2 Frnzor FlntH, Edmonton
V, iW^ij UT iMnxxi at, Norwood, Mjhoiiu-ti
D.i IIoob, Fornio _t. C.
O.-Nleol, Frnnk, Altn.
J. W Morris, Hoomor, I). C,
J. O. Joneu, IlillcroHt. Alta,
It. Evans, Konmaro, N. D. •
M. Pllnhnck, P. O. 11,1, Li»flihrM»*;«, Alta.
J. T. Griffiths. Lillo. Frnnk, Alta.
F. Tlonnrrl, Mnplo Iwnf, TtolloviKj, Alta,
Clins, Garner, Michel, D. C,
'A. Covatch, PnsRhurK. Alta.
Chai. 8mlth, Iloyal Coll., Lothbrldice, Alia
L. McQuarrlo, Roch,Porceo, Sank.
A. Shaw, fltrathcoaa, Alta.
Wm, niiAnpH. Tnt»»r. Aba.
E, Ilrowii, Talier, Alta.
J, Roclio, Taylorton, Baak.
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"^ 1b^ate>Workmanship
Moderate Prices  '••
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Turkeys, Geese"; .Ducks, Chic-."
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Selected for Xmas'Trade.'
c    , Empress   Mince  Meat * •
Golden  Leaf and-Stilton ,,,
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Oysters and. Fresh' Fish.'
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W. E. Barker, Cayley, Alta.
.* Conducted^ byr the-.editor
Workihgman's Paper; J7P,
! stenographer. ■'.,'"'.     '•'.•'   ,•
Qs Mr. Rogers-, are you.practising
law how,? v '.,*.:"'."'.' "7v:
-'•A: 'I am..not.  '.**7- ,, 'i**•"■. '
■ Q: Are you a member of the bar iri
any state?      -   '    -     '-■.'-..-
■ A; I- am;rin Oklahoma and in Kansas. *   . .    - .     ~    -7. '*..,
Q: It was'stated jn'the'Spokane papers, the capitalist dailies that you admitted that you had no right to practice law in,.the .State of Washington,
is that correct? •
A: No. '" 71*  '
!Q: What did they state?  '--. •
A:,.They stated that I was hot a
lawyer and had'not been admitted to
practice ln any state.
Q: Then the Spokesman-Review and
The Chronicle appear to have misrepresented you? v      •
A: Exactly.   ,
, Q:   The fact is1 then, Mr. Rogers,
that you took the legal pourse-and
that you graduated from some school
in some state?^ ,'.-.   ' ;.   ■ ■'
.A: I got my legal education in. tbe
law department of the University of
Texas.  "    '• -     r. ." <;■, • • ,'
Q: How many years did you spend
in,that law school? ," '   f     *.-.
. A: Two. I bad previously studied
law In the law offices during the-.vaca*;
tions of the public* schools. And also
had previously taught in public school
five terms, beginning at the;' age of■
fifteen.    _      " 'y .,-■ '
,Q: At what age were* you admitted-
;to the bar in Oklahoma? -  -
A:'-* At .the age of 21.. In .the year
1898.     ' *       '       .''       "■ -   ■ -
•■ Q: And when were you. admitted In
Kansas?      '     '"' ..',    '    7    -
*A: Ih .1908.7' • ',-.-: -":'"'* .   'i
Q:'Yoti say that.you are'..not,now
practicing law?     7.     ■'•'-,--
* Q: Why not?'    -
A: It is a parasite occupation. ,-   •;•
Q: Are you a member of the I.„W.
w.? -'- .-    -', ."•-.'
' A: I am. 7 .. '"■*• - .'*' "• , .*•
■'  Q:\vhen did you join?'";'  v ''-;•    '-
A:,September 6, 1909.* 7 'v --'7-y
.' Q:. What* is your "'present pccupa:
tion?-'      -' - y ,.'.•■' - *7;'-  y
;VA: I am engaged m' the' fight, of ■the,
free speech in, Spokane. '•• *.-     *7   i;-
Q: Are you a wage worker?   " 7."
A: Yes and-have been for the last-
four'years. ',""-77•*'■'•*. ■.;-. '  ■'  '*••
,Q: -Wliat have you been do^ng; for
the last, four, years as a wage worker?
.A:'Three years-on the. staff of.the
Appeal to Reason in the hook .department, and the last year I have been In
Spokane. ■'      ''' *,',;.'
Q: Did you go to jail in the late Spokane fight?  ',        ..■'.'-.&
"A: I-..did.  '   ■.  ''
,'Q: How long a time did you spend
in jail?   "
A: I served   a sentence'"'  of -ten
■7'.A: County jail." .'   ,
;   Q: Have*you'got any certificate of
your service in jail for the* cause of--
Free Speech?
. A: T have.     Under the seal of the
organization, - ~ '
-,'Q: Will'you allow us to'1 publish a
facsimile of it?
;*"A:-J'"wllK *'    -   .-       7   : -1    ■
. Q: Did you conduct any of the cases
for?the defense?      -
,7"A:' I"_ld. Practically all the cases
coming before the municipal court up
to*my,arrest. „ ' ,
Q: 'Were.you employed directly by
the I. W. W. as'attorney?
-.'A: No; but by their regular attorney, Fred H. Moore.      "    ,
Q: You say that you were in, the
county jail. How many members of
the I, W.. W. were in that jail with
A:  About 28.
Q: .Tliey were all state cases, not
city cases.7 '    '     ■
A: They were all state cases on a
charge of criminal conspiracy.
Q: Who were these men who were
in on' conspiracy charges?
■ A: The secretaries, members of the
local committee of the Industrial
Workers of the World, four editors of
the Spokane "Industrial Worker' and
one member of the General Executive
Q:, Do you know how, the police obtained'the names of these officials in
jail?   *-*" ,,   v
■ A: Tknow they claim that they.had
spies on the committee, but the committee worked, openly at their desks
In ■ the headquarters ,and spies were*
unnecessary.'* ' '
'■ Q: Gurley Flynn would be* in this
same group of editors and. leaders if
she'were not^out on bonds, would she
not?      '      ,    ';'-"'-;  ,'**
,A: Yes.'slie would be. She is'under heavy sentence, '.having' been convicted byJa justice.court jury "andUs
out'on a five"; thousand dollar bond,'
under appeal to full jury trial" in,'the
Superior, court.   •"'"'''."
Q:. How "are these, prisoners arrested' fop conspiracy; and awaiting trial,,
kept? 'ir^'yy- , " ~''J ,
A: They'are'kept in, an apartment
of the jail -which is known as the bull
pen," ,-- '.*-*'.-••'     ,  ' . \'
„Q:'_JAi:e__they__comp_elled_to  work
Wore you on the,rock pile?,    ■.,
,No..'",'",'-  -      "'•"",:
Were you ln the city or county
:while .there? .' ,' '•-',.    ' , *,'
. i. -- ,    , - ■- .♦
.'.A: They are.     • 77       . 'y
'. ,Q:..Under what conditions?
*'A:' -Uhder'-'the-'penalty, .if they refuse, of bread and wat'efdiet and ball
and chain. ■■' *-',.-■-''-   ** -,
" *Q:  They are' not' chained.'while at
.work? -.   "■ .    .,
. 'A: No; .\y '. ;*-'  :   , ''
; Q: What is their work?     ;     ''
A:. Generally,excavating and breaking up.rpck7 „ ■'■'.'; *,;.'., •'.
..'.-Q: Do-1 understand that these men
have been arrested on charges of conspiracy,''but; that they have not, yet
been.tried?' ,
. A': ..Those";''. that are '.working. have
been' tried. ■   "
,': Q; What-of those who have not been,
tried? Are-they ln the bull pen all
tho tlmo? '.,
A: They'-.are in the bull pen;with
,the ordinary .prisoners.,
Q: Living on ordinary diet?    ,
7A:'Yesv'-;/V"~ -,"--'
Q: How'-many of these-have been
tried.* and:;j,s*?ntenced and .'are at
work? -''7 ".'■"'"';; {" '
,/A: About'only*half. Pancner, Wilson, Cousins.-Foote.-'Filigno, Thompson* and others,-in-all about one half
of'the I. JvV;.W. pn_oners who are in
the county' jail.   '..'■, •     ■    '
Q:'' Now,'' when' are the appealed'1
cases7to'.be'.tried in the-Superior
court? '   "  V   ' ./' ;    -
A7So far.as:J know they have not
been set.   ■" -. y '
Q: Then these men may be obliged
to work upon the;rock pile for the next
three to six months? "
A: Exactly. A',stay of sentence
cannot be had unless where .an appeal
bond is approved. ,    -   * .**.   '
,Q: Are they demanding appeal
bonds in these cases' too high for the
man to supply? ^
A: The bail in all cases has been
, Q: Can you give us an instance to
prove this?
A: Yes; the bonds of Gurley Flynn
were placed at $5000.
Q: Who supplied these bonds?
A: Mrs.Stalford and Mrs. A.' E.
House.     7
Q: "Are either of the parties members of the .1. W. W?  ...     ,
A: No.   '     „
Q: Or of the Socialist party?   -
A: No,
Q: Is it true as reported that application 'to put up bonds fjor "Gurley
Flynn was made to prominent women
suffragists, Mrs. Hutton and Mrs. La
Reine Baker?    *', * •
A: It is, ,       ''
Q: Of your own knowledge?
A: Yes; but they refused to put up
Q: .Is it true that Gurley Flynn, or
Mrs. J. A. Jones, 'was some three
months pregnant when this application
was made to Mrs. Hutton and Mrs.
Baker?   -,   i ■    -
A: My understanding is 'that she is
longer' pregnant than that. (With respect, to'that-matter, Mr. Moore', the
attorney for the'L.W. W, protested to
Police Judge,.Mann,against the size of
the bond at the time slie was arrested,
informing him.„of hei"delicate maternal, condition. ' ' -   . 7
Q: Did this.affe-t the judge?'
A: 'He refused to reduce the-b'ond.'-
"•' Q: 'No other woman was tried in a
similar manner by Judge Mann, whom
you" defended;'was there?
.A:/Yes.    7'*    ;.-.-" '   • .."  ~   '
Q: What was her name?
. A:  Mrs 'Edith* Fernett.   ' " 77   ~'
f „    A*        . , l     M    .        < ■/ *     '       ,   ••     I t
 f\ • TIT-tr. _   itiTiif. ' n_ft   nim^f f r\A    -f*/\**-   *9   -     	
—■-    *v^ .—— 11  uu*w— nuu- uii\j~u> * \jiJ\.\s\— — *.vi»-•■-) r—■	
7'A: On;a; charge of disorderly conduct the proof being that-she was'sing-
ing a 'song in a meeting held on.private property outside-of the so called
fire limits.*..      ,■'*-■*'
Q: What was her sentence?
A: The,maximum, 30 day3„ln jail
and a.iEine of $100. 7-.7 7''" ',
; Q; What was the bond, which.Mann
required in Mrs. Fernett's case?
A: Two thousand dollars.'.
* Q; Was any attempt made by you
to secure.'a reductionof'this?    *
A: Yes; I protested very .strenuously
to the amount,of the-bond required,
but the court was obdurate in the
case.-,.,-> ' , '    . .-..       '     •„
Q: Did you attend a meeting held
in Apollo hall and addressed-by Gurley Flynn.'to,which mootihg she Invited the prominent offllcals to--.be pre
sent*-and hear the other side?-
v A: I did..-I. -   '•      -    ,
7.Q: Did. some of them accept her invitation to be present?     l"' *   ,
•A:  No.,   '      .'-.-    ■ -     .
Q*. Were* some of them there?
, A: Assistant Corporation Counsel J.
E. Blair and Aiderman Charles W.
Mohr. , ' ""*"   ' ' -'  *
Q; Were there other speakers beside
Mrs. Flynn? '
A: Yes; Mr. Blair and Mr. Kiser, a
brother of one of the prosecuting at-"
■ Q: Did they attempt to defend them".
selves or justify, the action of the Spokane ■ officials '.'in oppressing Free
Speech? '* ' -. '7 '"'• ,''
-A:.Their contention was that while
there might be merit in the cause of
the Industrial, Workers, the methods
pursued were unlawful and did not
meet, with the' approval' of the com-
munity. . Mr.- Blair,-the corporation
counsel, made a miserable, attempt to
try and explain the prevalence of vice
and crime,,by saying that'the police
were too busy in,making arrests for
street speeking." This brought down
the house and he was lustily jeered in
Q: Was there any answer made to
him by any of the members of the audience?   ■ ■ .
A: There was and the two gentlemen were roundly denounced. Mr.
Swenson, a prominent Typographical
union man, denounced the authorities
in most emphatic terms. As he proceeded with his remarks he grew white
with passion and indignantly held up
the district court to scorn, declaring
Judge Webster's opinion in the Filig-
no case to be the most flagrantly rotten and unjust thing he had eevr read.
His speech was eloquent, spontaneous
and electrifying.
. Q: 'Do you think, Mr. Rogers,'that
Mr. Swenson fairly .represents the
opinion of organized labor ,iii Spokane? '    '■'" 7
A: I do. He'is a representative man
iu Labor circles. * *■';,:. -
Q:. Then if this be true public opinion in" Spokane' will in time pass its
sentence : of disapproval on the whole
prosecution' of-free" speech in the.-city
of Spokane?      ',,'*  ■ .' '       •'.'".     "-
-A:  It ' certainly,   will,' and swiftly;'
too. -•   -     ,   ' A     7' ',
« , - . ..■        *■    .
Q:. Mr. Rogers,.do you approve'from
your months" of, experience on the in-,
side of .the'fight;, the methods' advocated by this paper, namely, to use every
possible- influence'to;bring public sentiment outside-'qf Spokane,'as well as
inside, to' compel theHyrahriical.authorities' in, Spokane to reverse their
dealings; AvIthHhe-1;.;WV W.?^ . „ ;■_„', •
■-- A: I certainly-do; ■; you are.Mioing
ly_ assisted'in'ardusfng public seriti-
"merit.   • *.*    " x 7;':'77,-'  '"'"* ." '•
Q: . Then, in youp*-opinion,' very'
much more is to be expecte'd along the
lines of awakening public sentiment
than through legal.procedure? .** *
,'A: There certainly is. We have
been saying for years that* the courts,
are merely the instruments of the capitalist clas sto maintain'the property-
iess wage workers In'a condition of
slavery. As a,member of the'organization, I have repeatedly stated and
now believe '.that,.nothing ca nbe accomplished In a legal fight before' the
Courts, except to emphasize, the'fact
that the courts are,deaf to the sufferings and. rights of the working class,
Every effort in behalf of the street
speaking prisoners has failed,* even
when we .have called the attention of
tho court at the trials to the bruised
and beaten condition of the defend-
ants, and asked that warrants be Issued for the arrest ofjho police' slug-,
ging them, ,wo have beon denied, I
offered to fill the'prosecuting attorney
office with wltnoBscs tb tho brutality
of the police, off leers, but he refused
to accept, ',   *' 7
Q; This Is , Prosecuting Attorney
Pugh you aro sponklng of?
A: Yi'B. Thero havo been no exaggerations In the.ncc'ounts.of tho treatment of tho prisoner, On their pnrt,
there has boon no single ense of reslH-
tanco to arro'at. or of violence In connection with thc arrest, At first the
nol.Ire bont |ho mon lho streets, but'
the public murmured nnd then tlmy
slugged them In jail.
Q; Mr, Rogeri-i, uu a lawyer, you
hnvo Investigated lho hUiiuu-h of tlio
Stntc—Ik It not true tlmt tlio new crl-
iiilnnl ciMlr- adopted In 11)09 exprfHuly
forbldB polico officers from l rent Ing
prlHonorti In the way you huvi' do-
A: Tin- statiilOH ho provide. I nm
tint sure us to thn time of their i-uiict-
im. 111.
Q: Do tlii'y not mttke ll it grons ml«-
lomi'iinor fur nfflcors of llm law to hho
tliolr autli'irlty lu mnltri-iitln*.; their
A'. Tlmy ilo, ujul In theho ciihi-h I
wnnt 10 say ihnt I nevury on« of thorn'
scvoriil Iminli'i'il nrroHiH tlmt ouch of
1I10MC1 could lmvo boon mndo by mont.
eiigor hoys.     In fact I hubrohIoiI tho
fin,r(i*>,irin»\t nf'n »vlo^,|'o•nl»Ol• oori'loo fnr
tho work of tlio rnurt,
Q: Now, Mr. HoKors, lot uh
law itself refuse to obey the law. Is
there no possible recourse to a law
higher up? " ■  -
A: We might have made such applications but in my opinion, as I have
stated before it would have been useless. The courts are the instruments
of the capitalist class for the enslavement of the workers, and the Federal
courts I believe would have been less
inclined to afford relief. They are not
so responsible directly to the people,
and in view of the long line of decisions by the Federal court antagonistic
to labor, 1 must say that I do not think
that there would have been any hope
there.     \ 7,        '.  . .
Q:' Then ' the conclusion of the
whole matter from the legal standpoint
is practically identical with the view
previously stated, namely that the
only way to preserve freedom of
speech for the working classes on the
streets is to get people, citizens of
those cities, themselveb to vote, out of
office every official who dares to act
as the mayor, chief counsel, chief of
police and police justices have acted
in Spokane during this I, W. W. controversy. So, that if not before, at
the city elections of ,1911, Mayor Pratt
and those associated with him .will go
down to ignominious defeat for their
tyrannical un-American conduct of the
A: 1 do not know what method may
linally be-determined upon as the most
effective,.but I am sure that an enlightened public will surely repudiate
such officials and their tyrannous acts.
Such a public informed in the premises, will find its own way.
Q: Do you care to make any further statement?
A:  It "is not for me to knock Spo
kane. It is good and bad as cities go—
as good and bad as'Denver, What we
have   there is simply the world's old
war of the classes. Our troubles started only when we began to actually organize   the economic   forces of labor.
Everybody was speaking on the street
biit the I. W.'W. began saying   some
practical things. We went so far as to
call attention to the fact that the very
district in .which ,we  were* speaking
was. a- slave market; and advised men
not to patronize the,employment agents.     It dont" take them long to persuade' the   city   council   that  people
should not be allowed to-speak on the
streets,,.where accidents-might occur
in;,case of a fire.'"   This in face of'the
fact that no, such accident had occurred'or was liable to occur from the I.
W.'-W'.  meetings,. because,' as usual,
we kept the street-' open and the side-
walks-for' travel. - The I. W W..went
to.their*ball wherethey continued.to
hold .their" educational' meetings.    To
show, you the absolute dishonesty and-
pocritical fire limit talk, they passed
in August; inHhelr street speaking ordinance that* religious bodies "-might
speak on'.-'the street. ' 'The I. W. W.
noted the'.discrimmination but'  said
nothing.    President Taft came and he
spoke.on the,streets, completely blocking them  in violation of this, same
ordinance,' an'dv, in contravention   of
the same'authority.     The I. W.'W.
said nothing.     Finally Mr. Bryan'arrived and did exactly the-same thing.
The I. ,W.   W.   felt that, something
must be done in order to call [the attention of the public to this unjust discrimination and so they be'gan'maklng
public speeches on the street.     Mr.
Bryan was brought to the city at the
solicitation of a certain political committee," and I want to say hero tbat If
Elizabeth' Flynn (Gurley Flynn) ■ Is at
all guilty- of conspiracy, thcen    Mr.
Bryan and tho committee that brought
him to ..Spokano nre equally guilty.
Now, in the several hundred arrests
Officers Alleged to Have
-, Abused   Helpless
(Calgary Albertan)
Bruised, battered aaid bleeding from   *
what several   .citizens declare was a>
brutal and unnecessary manhandling,
a cripple named Breen was taken to
the police station last night by Plain '
Clothes Officer George McKay and,P.
C. McDougall, and there locked up on
the charge of being drunk and disorderly.
The arrest created a great- deal of
excitement and' a crowd numbering
about 150 followed the officers down .
Eighth avenue protesting all the way
at the manner in which the man was
being treated.
When they reached the station Ex-"
Mayor Emerson laid n formal com-
plaint against the officers, and an In-v
vestigation will be held by Chief
A number of witnesses have offered
to come forward and give their testimony, and judging from the rem-trks
of those who saw the affair, it will
be very unfavorable to the officers.
According to the complaint, made,
Breen was dragged along by the twisters, a chain which is placed around
the wrist and gradually screwed together tighter until the prisoner quits
Breen was undoubtedly under the influence of liquor,-    He had been lock-'1
ed up for the same offence on prev--
ious occasions and  acrording to  the
•police he"had always been a hard customer to handle.     Eye witnesses to
the fracas last night assert that Breen '
was screaming from the pain- caused
by the twisters, and it was not until
the  men  threatened ,to, take  action
themselves that the man was treated
in anything like a humane, manner by
the officers. '
The hooting jeering crowd round the
officers followed them to the station .
wnere it.ris"a.'leged Brer 1 was ih*own
on the floor..
Chief Mackie stated-last night that
he had received the formal-complaint
of Ex-Mayor Emerson and would investigate the matter°and take the evidence of 'witnesses and; the explanation of the officers involved hi the;case.,
Of the American, Federation of
The following is part of ibe unfah
list, of the American Federation of Labor. Many of the dally newspaper
rcadei-s who,hear as .much about the
"Unfair List!' during these days may
be anxious to know what names of
firms the A. F. of L. "Unfair List" con-
Under thoso'. circunistances it becomes the duty, of the labor press to
keep Its readers properly informed.
What are" papers published for If not
for the. purpose of giving correct in-,
Cigars:- Carl Upmnn of New'York
City; Kerbs, Wertheim & Schlffer of
Now York City, manufacturers of the
Honry George and Tom Mooro cigars.
Flour: Washburn-Crosby Milling Co
Minneapolis, Minn.; Valloy City Mill-
and Imprisonments for free Bpoecli, the j ing Co., Grand' Rapids, Mich
doi'endants nre charged with disorderly
conduct, nnd not with speaking on thu
streets, Indicating tlmt. the Spokane
auhorltles themselves, have no fnith In
tho validity of the street speuldng ordinance. That disorderly conduct act
was passed In HiO',1 and novor Imd any
application  affecting the freedom of
Whisky: Finch Distilling Co., Pitts-
burg Pa.
. Clothing: N, Snollenberg & Co., ot
Philadelphia Pa.; Clothiers Exchnnge,
Rochester N.Y.; U. Kuppenlu-lmer &
Co., Chicago,
Corsots:  Chicago, Cornet Co,, manufacturers  Knbo  nud  I a  Marguerite
speech for a period of seven yenrs. The j Corsem.
mombors of thnt city council will tes- \    tllovos: ,1, II. Cownie Glove Co,, Pes
lify, that* they no Intention of Its over, MoIu*>h. In,; California Glove Co,, Na-
applying "to sponklng on tlio< Ktrc-UH. • j,a, cnl,
Tho Intention of tlm law ninker, when !    ji„(fi: j, n. KtetHon Co., Philadelphia
It can bo doti'i'mliwd, Is Uio only guldo   i»(li) (.-;, j,j, k,iox Co, Brooklyn S'. Y,,
an to tho construction of mich slat-', Henry II. lloolof &. Co., Philadelphia,
uloH. Of courso the flghl In'Hpnlmne
will bo won, The nnw*s|>ii|»or <1ob-
pntchoB which lmvo niiinnntoil from
Spoknne, havo boon more thnn uminlly
nndopondnlili!—the fight Is 011 In Kpo-
; Pn.
I Shirts nnd Col'lnrs: Unitod Shirt &
! Coilnr Co., Troy, N. Y.; Vim '/.nndt,
jJncobR nud Co., Troy,' duett, Ponhody
lnnd Compiiny, Troy, N.Y.; James 11,
Itnni'—ll, will novor lm uliniidoiiod and j K,i|Sf,r of Ni-w York City.
the Inilnntrliil Worlion* of iho World J    tj,,, ljuitork-k..Pattern Compnny of
will novor Hiirrondor, nnd  -vlll novenxow York.
hi op fight IriK until the linliuitilnl Ho-     Cement:  Portland I 'onliimilar Coin-
public will hnvo boon ohiiiIjIImIioiI.      |(,„| (•*„., ,i,iokHOii, Mich.; Utlcn llydntu-
lie Coiin-nt  ami .Mfg. Co., Utlin,    Illinois.
Bridge Collapiet and Ten Cnn
Thrown Into the River
Sloven: WroiiKht Iron HniiRo f1o„ Ht,
Are i LimlH, Mn., United KttitoH IK-ilt Co,
j Detroit,   .tell., Gurney I'ouiulry Co, 0/
  'Toronto Ont.; Homo Stove WorkH, of
WISTICH, Oklit, Jun. 'il   Flvo mil- jJIrooklyn \ViiMi"('iiho Co., Shi; Ilnrlior
donl If led trumps lt t» leniuod today. I Indlnnnpollii,  Ind.;   Ilm*l(  Stove    nnd
worn burned  to clenth on  Tlmrbiluy
I nli'hl In ri wreck on tlio Clilc-iL'o, Hook
i iHhind and I'nclflr railroad ton mllot*
under-! oriHt of horo,
Htnnd you.   Do you sny thai you woro j    A   freight train for HI Roiui   ww
refused by ProHeciiliiig Attorney Pugh j t rohhln*.; nu ••ifility   foot bn.li*..' win n
tho iHRiinncri of wnrrnniH for tho arroBt \Dw Htructiire colluimed nml tun ours
nf nnllei'ttiou who hnd vlolntod tho ox-1 woro thrown lntt> lho river.    Two our*
proHH provision of tlio statute of the
»tato or Washington?
A: Yob; not only that hut hy Judge
Mitiinu In opon court when thn bruised
mnn woro In front of him nnd bloody.
Q: Now Mr. Roger** no an attorney,
when hit of thn l"«nl ruiHiorlili'h Jm>-
tlroH and proHoetitlnR ailornoy, refused
to Ihhuo thnxo wnrrnniH. hint you any
•r-otiialwd acid nud throe oil. Tho arid
exploded Bolting flro lo nil tlio oan*.
Tho tramps woro Imprlnoned In tho
Knitlnnd, 1 goal, I penally uonl. 1 try
H   |i(H.       Whleh  /   ll >b  I.  )ii»        ThU
rocoiiMo to the higher -rourU of tlio | Is tt bin nurprlno to iho Welshmen an
lain! In ordor to compel the Uwanre r,f It l« Ronorally tnm i-d.-d that Wales U
warrant-* f Hero In a community that j a hotter combti'.ntlou than tho R'nglliih-
lias outlawed lt*olf In which vIolattoiiK I men. Thi* Is tlio ffrnt tlmo for n
nf lho HlaiutoH of th* state cannot lo j numb-vr of )<-nr* 1I1.11 KniDand Can do-
(DiiiUliud Ijucftu**)) thu ottkfi* ot ll.u, i, nWA WutU-x, ul Uu**;L>>.
llttiiRo Coinpiiny, St. Louis'.
11h«h: Gulf Hiik Co,, Now OrleniiH,
Ln., brunch HoiiiIk llroilniw, St. LouIk,
Brooms and DiiHiom: Tl*.v- Leo I'-m-ih
»ml Duster CompAtiy, I)ft\*n|*-oit, lit.;
M. Gni-lleilh Soiih, Cli.Iu-.illc. Ohio;
Moil-k'WIIny Ilruom Coinpnuy, Purls
Watches: Koyi-tono Watch Cam,' Co.
of 1'hllndolphln; .Ton. Fiilty, Ilrooltlyn,
T. Ztirbriigg Wnlrh Cnso Co., Illvor-
Hide N. J.
C. W. Post, Manufacturer of drapo.
Nutn and Poi'iim foronl, Hittjo Crwk
rihrcwarr. Imlurat'.d I'lhri. Ware
Co., I/kckport, N. Y.
KHrnlture: Ameilran Hilllard Tabid
Co., Cincinnati, O.: O Winner Plnno
Co.. Hrooklyn N.Y.; Kroll Piano Co..
Cincinnati O; Ik'roy Ih'tik Co., lfoston
Uuu. J**?
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No.  213 West   ......
No.   214 East  	
No. 236 Local East .
No. 235 Local West
No. 7 West Flyer ..
No. .8 East Flyer
Arrive' Fernie
7     9.12
Change takes effect Sunday June 6.
NO. 252
Arrives Spokane .8.30 p.m,
Arrives Seattle 10.15 a.m.
No. 251
Electric Fixtures, Depew, Macdonald
& McLean, phone 61.
Electric Fixtures, Depew, Macdonald
& McLean, phone 61.
If you are a particular smoker get
your smokes at Ingram's.
Beef, mutton, pork, veal, hams, bacon, lard, etc., only of the very best.
Phone 41
For a good comfortable smoke get
Dorenbecker's ' brands. They are
home product.
Furnished and unfurnished room to
rent in modern house. Telephone, elec-
tric'l'ght and bath. Apply B. S. care
Ledger. , •        3tNP
For Sale: Ten acres good land covered with tamarac and cedar, close ln.
Apply Ledger office.   ■ lm
Buy the Standard Sewing machine
there is nothing to equal it on the
market today. For sale at the Trites
Wood Company.
Furniture, pictures, window shades
etc., a large and well selected stock,
get our prices.     The Trites-Wood Co.
For sale': A* good nine-roomed house
nicely located.' Lot 60x129 - fenced.
House all,, modern. Will be sold on
reasonable terms as the owner is desirous of a change. Apply Box 990
Ledger. ,
Lady stenographer, wishes position ■■'.
Two years' experience, references furnished. . "Apply -District Ledger, Drawer 6. v. 2tplo
Found: On New. Years'" morning, a
ladies' watch-at Fernie home Bakery,
Pellat avenue. ■ Owner can have the,
same by proving property ando paying
for this notice.
Gill Boarding House. A comfortable
home for the Miner. Table board, $5.00
per week; meals 25c; room and board
by the month, ,'$23.50. All -white help. E.
Baylor and J.,Ford; Props, . 2tp
Hot tea or coffee served-at Ingrams
pool room.
For boys and girls sleighs try the
Trites-Wood Co.
A quantity of first class prairie hay
, for sale at a reasonable, price. Apply
to J. I-I, McConkey, Cajiey, Alberta,
■ Always ready: ham, sandwiches and
coffee at.Ingram's.
If you' want tho best buy a McCIary
Stove, They don't cost any more at
„tho Trites-Wood*Co.
Shoe repairing business for sale:-*-
Singer mnchlno and all tools, first
class opening. Apply Box 170, Claresholm, Alta. '
■ i '■
Wanted: Private board * for minor
and littlo girl. Apply by letter to 999
Ledger offlco. -
* The baseball club danco has beon
postponed until .January 25th.. Tickets have boen Issued and the affair
will bo one o'f tho bost of Lhe season.
Tho Liidios Benevolent Society are going to help, but it. lt not being held under their auspices.
- Just the thing early in the morning
or late at night: a .hot lunch at Ing-!
Do not miss the baseball dance next
Tuesday .evening. The boys are away
behind from last year's sport, and need
the money. The tickets are only ?1.50
and as.a first class orchestra will be
present' and refreshments of a ' high
class order will be served/you are sure
to have an enjoyable evening... The
members of the Ladies Benevolent society are. assisting the boy's in preparing, cakes, etc., 'and that should be an
extra attraction in itself. ' -'   ..
Minutes of a regular meeting of the
Fernie Board of Trade held at Council
Chambers on January, 17 1910.
Reading: Chief McDougall: That the
minutes of the previous meeting be
accepted as- read.—Carried'
,1. S. T. Aleanxde'r: W. C. B. Manson
—Tliat correspondence of the Nelson
Board of Trade, be ordered fyled.—
A. ii. Cree: H: W. Herchmer—That
correspondence of B, O. Hart be .anted over to the executive committee of
tlie board.—Carried.
J. S. T. Alexander: Ambrey— That
rules of the board be suspended, and
J. L. Gates, D. A. MacDonald, Arthur
Watson, W. S.' Lane, Robert' Duthie,
and Simon Dragon be elected members
of the board on the payment of the
regular fee of Jo.—Carried.   ,.
J. S. T. Alexander: G. G. Moffatt—
Whereas the park, recently purchased
by the city of Fernie being covered,
with dead and dry timber, brush and
other inflammable material is in its
present state a menace to the safety of
the city. i.
And whereas it will not be possible
to use fire for clearing purposes after
the first day of May next;
Be it "therefore resolved,' that'the
city council.take immediate.steps to
have the said park cleared'at once in
such a manner that It will cease to be
a source of danger. —Carried.
J. B. Turney: R. Reading—That the
board should by all means send delegates to': ;the ani^lial * meeting of,, the
Associated ■ bolai'cU of trade, held this,
year at, ;Neiid_-on,January 26th,■ and
that pr-jii-r retlre'sehtation be made by
the board id _*.bUr*_ the next annual
meetiiig ,df,the* Associated Boards at
Fernie; that a .|ioJiimlttee of one, con-
' sisting^ of tiie Secretary be appointed.
to drift* i-i-esoHlUiifa".!5* *  '       ,-•.'--
,*   . >.- • ,'i
On a standing vote the Board declared unanimously tlieir intention of helping 'to provdie a' wefiltof sport next
Good Socond Hand Holrttzmnn piano
for sulo,-    Apply Ledger Offlco.
Mrs. M. II, Kennedy is visiting with
hor son, Mr. A. R. Kennedy ot tho
Found:—LadIoh wntch and-.chain,
Inst week, Apply to Lodger orflce for
Tho Con) Company hoys dofoatod
the Waldorf team In n good gnmo of
liockoy Inst night tp tho tune of four
to flvo,
Went Owons has tnkon n trip to his
homo In KiiKluml, Ho loft here IiihI
Hnturdny ovoning nnd Intends returning to Fornio nbout Juno.
MIhh Mnry Irvine of the Froo ProHH
Htnff |h louvlng Hint liiHtitullon Hhnrtly
to enter upon a life job with n wealthy
niiielier Iu Alhortn. Wn wish MIhh
Irvine nil the IiIohMiiki-, cir:„ Ininglii-
Tlw roKiilnrly mom lily ion of iho
JluptlHt Linlli'H aid will he held nt tho
homo of Mrs. ,]. GlddlngH, Pellnt Ave,
on Tiiohduy nfiorii(-on from li to (I, and
In ilw evening for tlm young people.
year by organizing, a Bohsplel,-hockey
matches 'and other winter games,
should the. board*succeed in.obtaining
the above .meeting.—Carried.
A vote by ballot elected G. F. Stevenson and L. A.S. Dack delegates to
the convention at Nelson, f
J. B. Turney: F. C, Dubois—That a
special committee be appointed to submit data re insurance bill-coming-before parliament at Ottawa shortly.—
Carried.' .■.,'■■
Committee: Turney, Dubois, Dack
and Moffatt;
A. B. Trites: D. V. Moli—That.hijj*
boar4 rnoya a baftrty-.vote of* thanks
totho retiring "council' of 1909, and
that t|j<| * secro'tary. bo instructed to
convey t|y lottor 'qurtUanks1 and appreciation "pf t|jeir work,—--Carried.
And whordog jt ls| "flpt considered politic fop 'this'^pai'd to enter Into dis-'
qufjHlqns of pojjtj'dnj matters;
Aiid whereas tho board recognizes
tho good nnd efficient work performed
by tho council of ISO!) In ndvanclng th©
wolfnro of the city;
■ Be lt therefore resolved that this
Board, recognizing tho prosont condition of municipal affairs as, being'serious and vital to the .best Interests of
the city, do contend that tho present
situation Is of n non-political nature
find character, nnd Thoroforo It Is not
establishing u precedent In this direction by ndoptlng this resolution,
And bo It further rosolved that thin
Iloiu'd nppolnt ii' committee of threo
of Its mombors, consisting of A. B,
TiitoH. Georgo r-'. Stevenson nnd R.
IUmdlng to moot wllh the city council
of 1909, nud convoy to thom a vote
of thnnkH from this board. for thoir
nblo Inborn lu advancing the city's IntoroHlH lu the piiHt, together with an
oxproHHlon of UiIh board's confidence
lu lliolr ability nnd Integrity iih public
minded men; nnd with IiIh board's
onilni'Hntlon oiitront tliem longnln no-
oept nomination uh n body, In order
thnt tho hiiHini-HH nffnlr* of tho city
mny ho In mif.* Inti.-lt*. for tlm on hu I iik
Ami bo It further roHnlvcil thnt thin
eniimiiitoo roport buck io the Hxncut-
im' loniiiil ot thin lionnl to moot on
Frldny ovoning, .fnnuury _lnt, at H p,
ni mi to tliolr huoi'ohh lu Inducing the
pruHeiil' council to ii'.'ii'pt nomination
;iii a body.
And be it further resoived that if
this committee' fail to "secureJ,th'o prg-"
mise bf^sjuppor-? from any ofthe menv
b:•••'} of the'lOO.i'cov'.cSl. '.the'committee then*are to solicit among otter r.e*-*.
sponsible and" able men of the-city;
who are willing"to have their,names
stand for "nomination; -and the committee are*, to recommend any such men
for the filling of the vacancy caused
by any of the 1909 council refusing to
act..'     . ,
*J. p.. Quail: Tom Whelan: Thatthe
secretary be instructed to wire Hon.
Wm. Pugsley, minister of public works
re delay of post'office furnishings..—
Carried.. ',..;*       ,'■    •
.''L.'A.-S.;b'ack: -j! S.-T. Alexander—
That if the customs house is not ready-
to be*.occupied by January 21st, the
secretary be requested to wire the
Minister of Public Works, at Ottawa.-*-*-
Carried. ',-..*    •', '■   t » .
Meeting then adjoined to meet the
.next time. . \l   -      ,  ..        '"■ .'
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X'.-, ;K You* furnish;, ttie^Cook.^ We 'ca^ y : Vj
| ;> supply the gpo'jijssto make * it '\^ Chocie''-.'" ' ' %
it ,y . Raisins, .•Currants,' Peels, Nuts .Eic/''\ . j
♦       ."  aad Robin Hood Flour.  * .,;.♦
Pay  Cash   and   Just   Smile
♦ .- - -
♦ W. J.    BLUNDEtL      Give us a. call       ▼
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A meeting of,the committee who are
working to raise a fund to'purchase
artificial limbs for Master A. G.. Law-
ley, aged four years, who met. with a
serious accident on the M. F. _ M. Ry.
last September, and has since been
unable to walk, was helda't Coal Creek
on the 9th hist. It was decided to
hold a concert iri Fernie, if possible,
and to open a subscription list at once.
The committee would be very grateful if you will accept subscriptions on
their behalf, however small, as'funds
are.urgently needed for this deserving
George Finlayson,   '
Secretary of Committee
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of Canada
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General iMerGhantsi i'.S. ^
JThe   Stoire   of; Good Values
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■ Sold > on" monthly payments^
Victoria Ave.
Fernie, B.C*
HUTTING your spare dollars
in the Home Bank is an
investment at full compound interest. But it differs from an investment in this way: the money
can never be lost, andjt.maiy be
W. C. B. Manson   withdrawn at any time without
expense or formality. One dollar
starts an account.  Full compound
Fernie;,    •■    B.C.   interest paid. *     •
8 King Street West
Toronto '
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diie  Solid   Week "commencing
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Opening Play
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; Monday, 24th:'
and The
Miss Belle Stevenson
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Thes_Summers Stock
In the lategt New'Yprk successes.   Entire Change Nighily
Seats,;75 & 50c, Children 25.    Plan at Bleasdell's
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Latest Styles in
Ladies' Coats
} .Ladies' $15.00 Coats
20.Q0     "   ■"■-:
,25.00    ^"  1:
Now $12:>
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l\A:    20
This Seasons High
Class Furs        r  v
Fur Ruffs   Now! 18.00
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/9.50 i
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S&nd a Copfyof
For Sale Cheap
9 Room all Modern House
Lot <»0 x 12(1 t(M»l and fiMii'L-d. I^U'ftrir
Li».it Kixlun's. Hot and Cold Wain1,
also Hatli. Owikm* will lot #0 at a
bargain nnd on vory reasonable terms.
Apply Box .90 Ledger Office, Fernie
Helns tn Advertise the GUv
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Only 50c. a Copy and 10c. Postage
For Sale at Ledger Office and Usual Places
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,;Meii's: $15.00' :0yerc6ats:.'r N6w£$12
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25.00    ,
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A Great ,B(Iswiiy; '"-"Qtljer ^[L^lnes >" at-
Big   RediictJonV
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McBean & Waggett
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We are headquarters for Staple
Groceries.   Prices are lowest and
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Goods are of the best.   Try our
Special Blend of Tea*,    SOc per lb.
We also handle the best line of
Men's Working Goods in the city.
Let-Us Eg    ffe^'
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We never tiro of holplng others yheh
thoy ask for good Job printing. -Wo
can tickle the most exacting typho*
graphic appetite. Peoole who hi-^e
panaken of our excellent scrvico
cor.ic back for a oocorid curving, ' Our
prices are the most reasonable too,
and you can always depend on us giving your order* the most prompt
and careful attention.   Ut us submit our samples.
Advertise in the District Ledger


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