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industrial Unity is Strength
Tbe Official Orgra.ni of District No. 18, 17. PI. W. of A.
VOL. V.   No. 46
FERNIE,   B. C, June 18t_t   1910
Political Unity is Victory
$1.00 a Year
The Original Dispatch of
Nearly One Hundred
Years Ago
The "Times," London, Tuesday, 22
June, 1815 (Official Bulletin.)
.Downing Street, June 22, 1815:,    „
"The Duke of Wellington's dispatch
"dated Waterloo,' the 19th June, states
that on the preceding day, Buonaparte
attacked, with his whole force, the
British line supported by a corps of
Prussians; which attack,after a long
and sanguinary conflict, -terminated
In the complete overthrow of the enemy's army, with the .loss of one hundred and fifty pieces of canon and two
. ■ During the night the Prussians under ■ Marshal Bluchcr, who joined in
the jmrsuit of the enemy, captured
sixty guns, and a large part of TJuo-
iiaparte's.* baggage. The allied armies continued lo pursue the enemy,
and two French Generals were taken.
Such is' the great and glorious result
of (hoso masterly movements hy which
. the Hero of Britain met ancl frustrated
the audacious attempt', of the Rebel
Chief.' Glory tp Wellington, to; our
gallant soldiers,- and to our braVe allies!      Buonoparles    reputation   has
.been wrecked-and his last grand'stake
-   has'becii lost in this tremendous con-
: "flict.   Two hundred and ten pieces of
canon captured on a single battle, put
7 to tha blush" the boasting column of
tlm ;P1:ipr de__eudome Longhand,
sanguinary we fear the'conflict must
hind the Samber. "Ttlow far the Duke
of- Wellington and Prince Blucher
might have thought" it prudent to pursue him was a,point on which we did
not conceive' ourselves , warranted- to
form any decisive opinion' from the
evidence before us. * We liad no doubt
that he would be harassed ln his retreat,' and perhaps ultimately driven
into his entrenched camp) or under the
guns of his fortresses; but without
some distinct official information, we
repeat," that-we could not have ventured to anticipate such a triumphant result as that on' which we have. now
to congratulate our- country and the
Then follows letters to the' Inhabitants of St. Antoine and St.Marcenu, a"
declaration * of the Duke of Orleans,
and the Information that on Thursday
morning at 8 o'clock the press was
stopped for the purpose of publishing
the list of tho British killed and wounded.     .,
The name of the killed who head the
-. Duke of Brunswick
Lieut. Generals Sir Thomas Plcton,
and Sir H, Ponsoby.'
The above is taken from one of the
original issues of The Times in possession of our townsman W. J, Blundell
and Is only one of many very valuable
historic documents he owns.
, We'may say that had the rule of
paying a guinea for each mistake In
composition been given this Issue
would certainly have enriched somebody; if not too late we will put in our
claim, but probably it would' not be
allowed as the excitement at the time
would be too great to admit of the usual care, being taken by the proof reader. <-
'We repro-Suc-***-In another column a*
clipping from La Presse of Montreal
relative., to the visit of the members
selected to decide upon a site for the
provincial university and wish, to call
attention to thc fact that these .five
gentlemen are expected to .visit Fernio
on the 18th,
, The-following is a partial translation
of the article referred to:^
Cana'n G. Dauth, vice rector of Laval university left on May 10th for tho
Pacific coast and will not return until about the 30th of June.
^Canon Dauth*has had the exceptional honor of being selected as one of
the member's of a commission formed
at. Victoria, B. C. in order to decide
v,pon a' site for the provincial university.
. The commissloner__beside_the__Can_
have been, but the boldness of the Rebel Frenchmen was the 'boldness of
-despair and conscience sate heavy, on
those arms which were raised against
their  sovereign, against their oaths,
and against the peace and happiness
.of- thGlfy.cpu.nlry.* - -We confidently aV
ticip'nto' a great and immediate defection from the Rebel cause.    We   are
aware that a great part of tho French
nation looked to the, opening of   this
campaign with n superstitious expectation of suece-fl. to'1 a man,'--whom,
though many of tliem hatcd^ and many
of-Ihem feared, all had been taught to
look on as the first captain of the ago.
Ho himself went forth boasting ln his
strength, and still more In his talents.
He hnd for many years ridiculed Car;,
jiot's  plan  of a northern campaign,
1 nnd had openly vowod at Paris    to
break through the allied armies," instead of moving,, round   both   their
flanks..    With as littlo reserve had
ho declnred that ho would open   tho
campaign on the Mouse and Sambro.
In short, by'a refinement In finesse,
he had oxposotl his truo plnn imagining that nobody would bollovo that
sueh was his real Intention.    Wo do
not. dony thnt this plan might havo
boon dno of coiiRldorablo. ability, but
ho did not take Into account that he
was to bo opposed to ability superior
to his own, that unpalatable truth his
vanity would not allow him to   bo-
llevo nor would It easily find crodlt
with his ndmlrorR:  but. tho 18t.li of
Juno wo trust will satisfy tho most Incredulous,     Two hundred    and ton
pieces of canon!     How, whoro ond
when Is this loss to bo repaired j Bo-
Hide, what has become of his Invincible Guard, of his admired'nnd dreaded
cuirassiers?   Again, wo do not deny
that thoso woro good troops, but thoy
woro oncouniorod by bettor, Wo shall
ho curious to lonrn with what dogroo
of coolnoBB, of porsonal courage and
self possession Uounnpnrto played his
stake, on which ho must havo boon
woll aware that his pretentions to Eu-
ropo hung.     It Is clonr that ho ro-
treated I     Now aro wo prepared to
hear that ho flod with cowardice; but
wo greatly suspect   that ho did not
court an honorable doath.   Wo think
IiIh valor Is of tho calculating   kind,
nnd wo do not nttrlbuto his surviving
tho abdication at Fontnlnoblonu entirely to magnanimity,
To tho official bullotln wo havo nH
yot littlo lo add. Tho dispatches, wo
uudorstand woro brought by Major
Percy, Aldo>ila«Cai»p to tho Duke of
Wellington; and we havo hoard, but
wn hopo thnt (ho statement In premn-
turo, Ihnt. nmong tho llrltlnh slnln was
that gallant nnd ostlmnhlo officer, 8lr
Thomns Plcton. But whoovor foil o&
this glorious day cannot havo fallon In
vain. Tho fabric of rebellion Is shaken to Its bnso. Already wo hoar tlmt
numerous desertions havo takon placo
from tho lloliol standard; and soon'lt
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Nov nnd nnnnnuntt-fR, nnd' TCwlmnnR,
and l.allomand nnd Lnbodoyor, and
tliolr accomplices In baseness and deceit and treason, will bo loft alono as
mnrks for tho Indignation of Huropo
and Just Bncrlflr-eH to Instilled French
honour, Thoso who attended minute-
ly Ui lhe xo Dw operations ot lho
Stock Exchange yestcrdny wns pursu-
adod that tho nows of tlio day would
bo followed up by somothing still
moro brilliant and doclslvo. Omnium
roto In tho courso of tho day to 0 premium and somo houses generally supposed to possess tbe bost Information
wero among tho purchaso s, For our
own parts, though looking forward
with that confldcucc which wc yaater
day expected, wo own this full lido of
success was more than wo anticipated.
We wore very well «Ati*f(ed wllh Mr.
Mutton's account so far as It went
was correct—that IluonapsrCo's grand
plan bad been fruttrated, and that
he had only been penetrating between tho KngMili and Vntsstan armies, but forced to fall back again bo
non arc: Prof. Richard Chapman
Weldon, dean of the Faculty of > Law
at'Dalhousie, N. S;, who-has. been
made the president;" Principal* Walter
Murray of Saskatchewan University;
Chancellor Cecil C. ■ Jones of N. B.
University and Prof. O. D. Skelton of
Kingston.       »*'.'•      -'', '""' '■'   "*' -" "*'
The following is the route and the
dates as far as known:
Nanaimo: 31st May ,
Albemi: Juno 1
Vancouvor June 2, 3, i, 5.
Westminster 6 and 7th.
Chilliwack: 8th.'
Kamloops, 10th.
Vernon:  Ilth
Nelson ICth.
Fernie:' 18th.
Revelstoke 18th,
Two Slavonians Picked
Off at Hosmer Mines
Last Saturday
On Saturday, June Ilth, Mike Dan-
hus and Steve Kozlowskl, Austrlans,
engaged as miners in No. 3 chute No.
6 mine, Hosmer, came to their death
as a result.of a fall of coal.
At about 8.30 Jno, Musgrove, Pit
Boss, went up to the working face
of the chute, where the two men were
working.'' From there he went on his
rounds and did riot notice anything
out of-the ordinary, and on coming
back In company with another miner
named Harrison saw the coal* running
down the chute "lh ■ abnormal quantities. '  ■   ,
He immediately suspected that all
was not right, and started to go up to
the lop of the chute, but such a quantity of coal .was coming down that he
was prevented. A large volume df
gas was released which put out the
lamp of the, pit boss. Harrison was
still with him and they,both jumped
a distance of about 50 feet to get to
the second crosscut, shouting to the
men to come down., When they got
to the crosscut two ttmberpackers
were packing some timber up to the
working face, and they also told them
to clear out. ;        , ;
The coal was running ancl had filled the chute and running over in .the
manway, and filling up the' mouths
of the crosscuts. Musgrove, Harrison
and one of the timber packers were
able to got into the,crosscut, but when
Bnock Domino, one bf the tlmbcrpack-
ers, who was last, tried to get through
the trap door into the crosscut he was
unable to as - the" coal had filled up
_\__ylhing, In_the_mfiantim_llie_twoL
Proceeds from concert, otc....$4-19.7')
From friends in Wales    15,00
Donation por Dr, Workmnn....   ,2.50
Interest (Homo Bank) to May 1    2.25
Dr. D. Corsan
J. W. Bennett
Calgary Men Demand Increase
But Bosses Say Nothing
Doln' Just Now
(Culgary Nows)
Although not officially staled, it is
generally recognized In organised labor circles thnt unloss tho contractors
or mastor carpontors consent lo a
stnndnrd wngo of 50 cents per hour
for union enrpontors, a striko will bo
cnllod to go Into of foci on tho 1st of
Tho proosnt contract expires nt tho
ond of tho month nnd tho union scnlo
now in II 1-8 conts por hour.
Judging by tho attitude adopted at
tho recent roorgnnls-ntlon mooting of
tlio Cnlgnry llulhlors Exchange, n
striko sooms Inovltnblo, nnd tho vory
brisk building ncllvlty will ho snrloiiH-
Iy affected for nn Indofinlto period.
The feeling us expressed by tho mas-
tor*, builders Is that thoy will hold out
*uL ti Aiiultib a-vulti uiiti lit,) Dm luvtl
mrnrrtlni1: In thflv nhllltv, Rome txt
tho'iniombers of thn exchange- -signified thoir wllllngness'Co pay GO conts an
hour to tlm carpenters who woro.w.ll
worth thnt nmount, but declared that
thoy would not stand for n scalo of 110
cents an hour to all carpenters. Almost all tho best I'lirponiors In tho
city havo boon receiving (>0 cents an
hour during tho last two months, and
it was thought nnd hopod that this
condition of affairs would prevail and
that no further difficulties would
Thoso hopes received a somewhat
discouraging blow upon tho arrival In.
tho city of J. Harding, tho organizer
for the carpealeru uulou, who since
his arrival lias boon vory active and
has vory largely Increased tho membership of the local union." A largely
attended mooting was lucid last week
and another ono is billed for this
It is unofficially statod that tho
union Is prepsrnd to bold out for n
uniform scale of fifty cents per hour.
diggers * had not come down and the
pit boss immediately*>put men to work
clearing. away   , the . coal to  get    at
Ihem.   . ."',*-■
Domino finding that he. could not
get out at the second crosscut, went
hack to the first:.crosscut, .but this
was blocked up also, thereby cutting
off all avenue of escape. He took up
a pick and tried to pick his way out,
but while nt his task and hearing the
shouts of Dannus and Kozlowskl from
above him, he, without a moment's
hesitation cast, all thought of self
aside, and rushed, to tho nld of hi,**-
The two men had tried to escape
through, a small hole In tho bulkhead,
and had got their feet through, aud
could not move. They shouted to
him to get them out but ho could not
movo Ihem an both were, fast In the
small hole,
Thoy then shouted to him to cut
tho bulkhead from around them but
ho had no axo. However, having the
pick with him, hctried to loosen the.
boards with that, but lt was without
All this time Donilno wns without a
light, tho gas not allowing that to
burn, Apparently while still trying
to loosen tho bulkhead the gas fortunately overcame him and ho fell
down tho chuto (manway) a distance
of,about 30 feet, whoro ho was discovered by the rescuers still tUlvo but
breathing heavily. Wo uso the word
fortunately, for tho ronson that though
tho man's abnegation Is commondnblo
and his attompts, though futile, quito
laudable, yot the „ probabilities aro
that hnd ho succeeded In loosening tho
bulkhead ho would have brought down
such a body of conl that ho would
hnvo boen crushed to death Tio had
fallen nenr it smnl! holo In the brattice
through which sufficient air leaked
to koep him nllvo, Ho was rescued
about four o'clock nnd taken tn tho
hospital, Aflor making heroic offorts
tho mon woro able to got to tho place
whoro tho bodies of Dnnnus nnd Kok-
lowski woro nt about G o'clock, when
it wns discovered thnt tho two men
in their frantic efforts to save thom-
boIvcs had both tried to Hqtieessa out
through n snmll hole in tho bulkhond,
foot foremost, ,Ono of tho mon wns
lying fnco downwards, and tho othor
man lying on him with his fnco uppermost.
When found there-woio no marks
on them, both tho men having been
uuffocatod by coal,
Gront. prnlso Ih dno the pltbOHH Mus-
grovo nnd Iho brnvo mon who holped
in the truly heroic manner In which
thoy worked lu tho rescuo of Hunch
A mooting of tho I. O. O. T. wns
held   lu tho lhipllKt church on Tiiuh*
tethered was only 15 feet, .we gave it
up. Tuesday morning relieved us of
all anxiety, for the first exchange we
observed was the purveyor of mental
pabulum of those who live within the
ten mile radius of the Frank slide.
That so uuacademic a word as "bum"
(which by the way was in inverted
commas,) should have been sufficient
to be considered "an attempt to knock
Blairmore" (knock in the original as
expressed in "quaint and academical"
style is minus these useful quotation
marks) should have called forth so
rhetorical an effusion proves the truth
of the old saying "great oaths from little corns grow."   ■
The effort, to    make    out   a caso
against us is' decidedly labored as tho
headlines  should     convince  oven   a
"Vindicator", but for the edification
of our critic and also for any who did
not read the District Ledger of May
28, we reproduce:
.. "Doings ln  District IS.     Before
making changes miners should make
sure" of conditions.
Blairmore: A very unsatisfactory
state of affairs prevails here and
some of the workers are themselves
not'fre. from blame. If the work-
■ era would think a little of others
and less of themselves they would
do better both'1 for themselves and
others; in one short word, "bum"
expresses the Blairmore situation."
"Our intention was to call the* attention of the miners' to the very unsatisfactory state existing in Blairmore, in
so far as it affected them in their pursuit for employment, and not for the
purpose of advertising any of the businesses located in this pretty village,
for this we would have deemed a
breach of professional etiquette, for
the very simple reason that it would
have been a trespass on the preserves
oil our captious critic, whose deductions, from his - article, clearly show
him to be much more interested in
the impersonal things than iri the welfare of human beings.
We are more concerned about the
latter and the fact that building is in
progress, the real estate men and others are progressing is of small moment
except that we sincerely hope with
true fraternal spirit that ye editor is
likewise sharing therein.
We will display our "crass ignorance," but not our-envy and ask for a
little enlightenment from our self constituted mentor touching the, conditions of labor that, obtain at thc Rocky
Mountain Cement Company. Is it
true that men are working there for
12 hours and that-because of the nature of their occupation they are compelled- for this long working-day to
wear masks? * Is it nol so hard upon
obtain money enough lo gel' some
more agreeable and lucrative labor,
that they do not delay in so doing?
0 Furthermore while-*-we know, that
there nre, some men in Blairmore, as
ir. -jir.iclnti.ly every,rtlicr camp, that
receive a goodly* sum*' each -month,
still they are the exception and not the
rule: "One summer does not make a
swallow." If to tell the truth Is to
knock, then "the soft Impeachment we
must own," but until we have more
conclusive evidence than that already
vouchsafed by our cotem that wo ha ve
made any mls-statemonl wo certainly
shall nol retract as we leave it to the
judgment of any fair minded, person
If we havo said anything that will affect,.the "prosperity' of the real estate or other businoss enterprise nnd
moreover we most' energetically object to 'the attempt to throw nny
blame upon us bocauso -of a fancied
wrong "or a distorted mental vision.
Soit For Damages By a
Dental Student That
Was Plucked
I. O. O. F.
Encampment Elects Officers for
Ensuing Year
day Inst and thoro Is ovory Indication
Ihnl. tills society will bo succofisfiil In
Its mission, I
Tt>" nfflnnvn ITI'X \tiriYnX\tivfi n*'\rirnr]  '.\ '
laudable enthusiasm and nro dntormlu-1
cd (o iuitve no stuno untuinuil In tlmir
efforts lo mako tho bnby lodge a full
grown child In llm nenr futuro. The
officers nro: Thomas lllggs, Chief
Templar; C. H. Young, vice-president;
Mr. DlBKlna. P. C, Templar; Mrs. John
tnry;  Donald MacKenzie, marshal, .
On Mondny morning wo wero called
up nn tho phona and asked If wo had
rend tho Hlftlrmoro Kntorprlsp, nnrt
upon replying that wc had not had
that pleasure, received tho astounding
liilelliKence that on Its arrival to be
suro to road It. No further Information being forthcoming, naturally our
grey matter was -somewhat disturbed
trying to figure out (hn cause of our
contemporary's reason for ao ilmutlty
honoring us. Alas! liko the old idtno
conundrum of how the donkey ronM
reach tho bny stnek twonty feet distant, when the ropo by which ho was
Conl Creek June .15.
Kditor Lodger:
Dear Sir: As n minor who hmi worked ' in Coal Crock for a numbor of
yf-ais, I desire to sny a fow words on
the action of both Iho men and tho
Company regarding tho' longwall work
In Mo. fl mine, Conl Crook, It Ib very
evident that neither of those parties
hns observed, that part of tho agreement dealing wllh new work, Tho
agreement provides for cortnln actions
bolng tnkon by tho operators and the
mon boforo nny chango of system of
work cnn bo mado. According to the
elnusos dealing with this mater wo
find that tho Compnny shall moot tho
officers of tho District within thirty
days nnd'nrrnngo u prlco, whoro nny
now work comes Into oporation, nnd
until such prico Is arranged thc mon
shall bo employed on tho dny wngo
Now whnt do wo find?
Nol only the Company sotting forth
lho torms which shall govern this now
work, but tho mon eagerly seeking a
job tinder thosu conditions. It Is very
clear that tho agreement hns been entirely Iffnored. There Is ono corlnln
fact: that tho company aro tho gnlnors
In this particular deal, othorwlHO, naturally thoy would not ronort lo such
practices; yot Iho mon who nccopt
these terms nro nlso uh much to hliiinu,
However, it Im not rciiHonnblo that wo
sovornl hundrod mhmrs working In
Coal Croek shoyld nllow a few men,
who for tlto snko of an extra dollar,
which they mny ho nblo to iwirn
through fiivorublu clrcuiiihtniici-H for
tho tlnm being, to Joopardlzo our futuro
wolfiiru, by working for a rnto which
wo know by paot oxporlonco In this
pnrlli"iilnr scam, will ho tho enso, If
this offer of MV4 cents per ton bu accept oil,
My contention Is thnt this price
novor won at nnv tlmo nn nrtornnilo
one for tins seam. What we have
If.-*)j'-joil Ih Iht.' i>uii\ .'.'I.'w-Oil ).'<,* u i,i.lik'
for thn futuro, Whon thin nonm was
In oporntlon beforo—that Is on tho
longwall system—It Is a fact that
there was morn I rouble In regard lo
(Victoria Times)
Sensational developments are expected in the action for .damages
brought by Bert Cummlngs Richards,
son1 of Sheriff Richards, against Dr
R. Ford Verrinder, as registrar-treasurer of the provincial board of, dental
examiners, and the other examiners,
who in 1909 refused to grant him a license to practice on th'e grounds that
he Had"failed in his examinations.
The case has been before the courts
in'one'form and another for a long
time past, and the suit for damages
follows the examination of records
which the .dental board was ordered
to place in the hands of W. ,T. Taylor,
K. C, plaintiff's counsel, and which
includes the examination papers executed by Richards.' The plaintiff takes
the ground, that he was fraudulently
and wilfully prevented from passing
this examination by the examiners.
According to his allegations he graduated from the' Philadelphia Denial
Collei-e i'n 1909, ob'uin-ng 'bird pJ-i'-p.
Upon taking examinations here he was
informed tliat'he-had failed in both
the writteirand oral-examination, and
made a request that tho examiners
furnish him with an account of* his
marks and his papers. Dr. Verrinder,
who was registrar treasurer of the
board, refused to grant* the request,
■upon-^Avhich-'Richards—applied—for ar
writ of-mandamus which Mr. Justice
Irving refused.
When the present - damage, action
was commenced the defendants made1
nn application to have it dismissed on
the ground that It. was frivolous, and
vexations.' This' application was dis-
.missed by both the lower courts and
the Court of Appeal and an order was
made later compelling the other members of the examining board, outside
of Dr. Verrinder to come to Victoria,
for examination. The examination
of Dr, Verrinder was set for yesterday, but stood over until Monday, On
Tuesday the other mcbors of the ex-
amnllng board will bo examined for
discovery.   ." .
Bowser, Reid and Wallbrldge, Vancouver, havo been, retained by tho defence, which will urge that It was justified in refusing to show the plaintiff
his marks and papers.
Tho City Council mot ln tho Council
Chambers on Thursday, Juno Ifith,
Prosont. Acting Mhyor Johnson. Al-
dormon V. White, T, Beck, P. Kennedy,
Moved by Aid. Morrison and Whito:
That bill from govornment agent ro
smallpox enso bo laid ovor i'or ono
week for consideration.—-Cnrrlod,
Moved by Aid. neck and Kennedy:
That lho cily clork and acting mayor
Johnson ho appointed to rocolvo' and
ontcrlnln tho university committor." on
their visit to this, city,-—Cnrrlod.
Moved hy Aid, Morrison nnd White
that wo adjourn.MCnrrled.
„ KAMLOOPS, June 8.—Tho ->.Grand
Encampment I. O. O.* F., held, their
annual meeting here yesterday, and
from all parts of the province came
splendid reports.' The officers elected for the incoming year are:
Grand .Patriarch: 1-1. G. Cavalsky,
Grand High Priest: E. L. Webber.
New Westminster.
Grand Senior Warden: D. E. MacKenzie, New Westminster.
Grand Scribe: Fred Davey, Victoria.
' Grand Treasurer G. F. Weir, of
Trail, B. C.
Grand Junior Warden, A. Cleland,
Vancouver. „ .
Grand Representative1; J. Bell, Victoria.
The Grand Assembly of Rebekah. I.
O. O. F„ also met and elected the following' officers: •'   ■
President: Sister Hnnna, Vancouver.
Vice-President: Sister Evans, Ross-'
Warden: Sister Langham, Nanaimo.
Secretary: Sister Walker, Victoria.
Treasurer: Sister Parker of Cranbrook,
Henry Munkwitz of The
Elk Lumber Dies From
His Injuries
The delegates to the I. O. 0. F.
grand lodge at Kamloops eelcted tlm
following officers:
Grand Master: E. L.f Webber, New
Deputy Grand Master: G. II. Culliu,
Grand Warden: W. A. Johnson, Vancouver. *
Grand Treasurer: C. 1. Chapman, of
Grand Secretary: I. Davie, Victoria.
This makes Mr. Davie's 27th term in
this office.
Representative to sovereign grand
lodge: H. Fulton, Ladysmith.
Tho following are the appointed officers of the Rebekah assembly:
Marshal: Mrs. Miller, New 'Westminster.
.Conductor: Mrs. Beck, Fernie.
Chaplain: Mrs. McDonald, Cumberland.
Cranbrook will bo' the next meeting
place for the assembly.'1
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"Russian Duma "Has Passed a Bill'That
Will   Weaken .the   Finnish
Diet    ' '
Duma today,.passed the-Finnish ■ bill
giving that body power over the Finnish Diet. The voto on the third
reading was 164 to 23.
As tlie victory of the government
measure, which has aroused intense
bitterness in the dilchy, was announced, the Nationalists applauded vigorously ono of the members,springing to
his feot and crying out. "Finis Finlan-
diae,' (The End of Finland.)
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On '.'Wednesday of this wcok President Powell, SecrelaryoCarler, and Sec,
D. Rees met General Manager AhIi-
worth, J. Shanks and N. Fraser, .superintendents nl Coal Crook and Mlchol
respectively, relative to various manors connected with tho miners and the
company. Tho longwall question In
No. fl was the.principal one at issue.
Nothing dcflnllo was nrrived at. Mr.
Ashworlh was called nway lo Die
Coast on Thursday morning, thus
lonvlng matters In nboynnco for tho
llniu being,
On Tuesday morning Henry Munkwltz, master mechanic at the Elk
Lumber company, whilst in the discharge of his duties, met with an accident which resulted in his death on
Thursday. ,
From information   obtained   it ap-,
pears that the unfortunate man was
attempting to put a bell on a pulley,
using a stick for the purpose, and in
some   inexplicable     manner   it   was
caught up and hurled with such force-
that a wound was inflicted in the abdomen, and although ah operation was
performed to drain off the cxtravasat-
cd blood and every    care known    to
medical science given, the patient had ■
had received too severe a shock to the
systom lo rally, and passed away   on
Thursday .morning.
Deceased was a native of Germany,
51 years of age, but had long been a.
resident of Fornie and was hold in
high esteem by his employers, and
also respected by the many friends,
who all unite in speaking his praise.'
Heartfelt sympathy is expressed for
the grief stricken wife, who with five
children survive him.
The I. 0. D. F. local lodge', of which
he was a faithful member, have the
funoral in charge, interment    taking
"place in
the local cemetery on   Sun-
Tho Grand Thoatro hns now boon
tnkon over by Messrs, Carmlclintl and
Hell of Cnlgnry, nnd will be operated
In connoctlon wllh "Dreamland" nf
that city, lining the hiiiiio films, In fact
tho entire Identical moving picture
sorvlco. Films nro roleased In Cnlgnry Iho snmo dnto ns In Now York,
thus nnsurlng lho most recent und up
to dato pictures. Every offort will
be mndo to present good cloiin, and
roHpectnbln enlortnlnmont nt usual
Thn raipiosl. of the managomont Is
that nil patrons remember the law Ib
Htrlclly iignliiHt tho uso of tobacco In
nny form In public buildings,
A special program for Friday and
Hatiiidiiy mat I noo at 'l',W nud evoulnic
pcrfoi'inanoo In being put nn. On
Rnfurduj- afternoon nl. 2..10 n special
mnllnoo whon prims wll bo chlldron
Ti rents nnd ladles Hie,
A Big Mining Deal Reported-
Development on a Large
Scale Near Cowley
Sponklng of tlio National Op.mi Co,,
which rnniPH tn tho Grand, Fornio on
tho 20th (Monday) the Portland Ore-
L'niilan, eillln-'liillv hiivh: TIik N-'ntln-nnl
(Jpora company desorves tho sort of
IKi'ii/iiKX': nlikh n.iiill *-.>...■/ il. In (in:
olty for n long run. It hi singing, nnd
In tho most excellent fashion for tho
popular ear, lts_r--p'-rl<>lro Im-hidcs
old time tuneful fnvoritos, Tho Iioho-
tho mnko-upithmi nil thn other mines mlnn Girl. Frn   Diavolo nnd Mnrllin,
in     Cr.ii     rVi-.nl/'   nn»   Inrtr,Mi*-,.•*•        'OX.!,, I (!,,,(    tr   .,„!.,*   r.f   ,,;-,   ,.    »_..   ,,_,,'   ;J%S
should bn sufficient, to convince lho
men thnt those snmo conditions nre
moro thnn likely to prnvnll wiatn, consequently it would bo ridiculous on our
part to accept any conlrnct which
would bring nbout n slnto of affairs
such as existed under tho old agree-
I honestly believe II Is our duly not
to accept nny contract which does -not
carry hot tor mien and conditions thnn
lho Into ono. It would bo far hotter
thnt Ihls mlno should bo loft closed
than to make an agreement whleh does
nol provide for n mnn onrnlng a living
Thanking you in anth Ipatlon for pub-
tUhlti* name
Yours truly,
Minor. ....
financially iiiiccessful musical com
ody of tho proBotit dny thnl to mention
tho I wo In comparison Ib n sort of profanation. Tho ono is opera with
mole-dies that llvo nnd deservo tn llvo,
nB clnssle or semi-classic. In n city
of so much culture as Portland boasts,
It. would lw sfrnngo If patronuK'.* would
nol justify (his company remaining for
n long run. Ilolh for tho desert of
merit nnd for our own cultural reputation thn opora company should be
wolromod. This paper Is simply moved In Ihls rase to emphasis**) thn fact
that this Is Portland's opportunlt-j, and
that the nrjslc loving contingent of
tho city should not pass such a splendid* opporfitnlfy tor -"njoyment that t»
NI5L80N, II. C. Juno lfi—An Important railways nnd development donl
that, has boon maturing for n couple
of years, has Just boon closod by Carney IIioh nnd (Jnrdnor of Knslo, II, (,'„
turning nvor to ii Ht, Paul syndlrnto
which Ik hiiIiI to havo uiilliultod cnpltnl
an option on coal and Iron doposits
near Cowley foe a (|unrtor of a million
ilolliii'H. Tin' or" Ih mai'iu'lllo nud iih-
says (Ifi per cuiit. and ll'io ityndlcuto In-
li'uil to build a modern Htrnd plnul for
which tho metal In admirably adapt-
Tho syndicate Is said tn have hociii--
od Hie cluirlor for a railway Into Calgary and tho lino snld lo ho located
fmill   ltlirir>   rKM-n-"!   thn   'fill'   pii'.-i-   In
wards Plnclior Crook followlmr tho
old .'u'l.ii ttxi-i jiitii dm i.iviughtuuo
range, thonco running wost will parallel the Iron nud conl deposits nortli
of (,'owloy. It will cross llnu Cnlgnry
and Mnclcoil blanch or Dw C. P. II.
nenr Mldnnporo nnd hnvo Iln tormlnal
,.        f.  -       M        f,     1
...     ».V*  «t»*     VMltt,.*.* ^ .
Tho development of iron nud coal
properties Is tho primary object, nnd
tho project wiih delayed ponding the
dosing of various d.-alH,
Fernie lovers of music who did not
nHend the concert glum in the Grand
Theatre last. Saturday night missed
one of the greatest, if not the greatest
treats that-has ..been offered in- tho
city. "
Tho audience,  though*   small,  was"
loud in its appreciation of the various
numbers rendered and deservedly so.
Our own pleasure was only marred by
(he feeling of regret Ihat others could
not pnrtlcipnto.    True the time of the
month  wns by no menins propitious,-
and lho numerous money exhausting
attractions that, had    preceded ," this
event, had    praclically   depleted   tho
treasury of many for the tlmo being.
That. Scnhor  Porelra  is  a  comploto
master of his instrument ho certainly
demonstrated conclusively even to tho
most critical; Ills shifts from the ox-
trome lower register to the top notes
on tho 10 siring woro not, only mado
wllh a graceful ease but. wllh n clarity
of expression so finely enuueliuod that
though tho transition wns Indeed wido
In'scope, it microscopically sonsltlued
oar would not havo boon ablo to   de-
tool anything hut the purest, of melody.,
Tho Initial number of llio programme
was, a duo (violin, and piano) nud to
oven an amateur lt wiis evident as soon
ns'lho first, Htraius had boon rendered
that  both  tho violinist    nnd  pianist
wore artistes of n high order, and tho
nudlonco showed thai tlioy recognized
this by persistent applause which was
responded (o, nnd although wo     do
nol know the title of the. latter,   yot.
tho richness of melody nnd tho bountiful  modulated'1 tones  would     hnve
charmed n sybnrllo.
Miss I.ucllo Palmer pom-osses a rich,
full toned mozzn-Kopraiio voice, nnd
although 'he hoiick selected showed a
complete training to gront ndvantngo,
yot tho audience was more pleased
wlf> thc pathetic and fnmlllnr hi mint
of the Scotch songs.
As an executant on lho plnno Chas,
Harper Is flnwieHS and tho brilliancy
of his rendition of (ho Hondo Cuprlc-
clnsn (MeiidelKHohn) ami .March of the
Dwarfs (drelg) proved not only Ihls
fact, hut that li<< Is gifted with hoiiI-
fulness, the line of demarcallnn between iln* mere mechanical and thn
Tli" concluding iiimihern, four mor-
ccanx cIioIhIh by Scnhor I'crclrn can
he iiunimcd up In (ho slnglo word "hu-
blline," ,
We l-espi-iik for these three ai-lli'tos,
Hhould ihoy visit iih gain a reception
comiinihHuniti- with tlm oliatacier of
their abilities.
I    The following nddliloynl  ilouatloiiH
to the spoils fund lmvo been rccolv-
I    Honnell and Corsim fin, and nlno it
pri/,-- value i-,i,
J'onilo Fori .Sici-li- Hi'i'wlng i!»„
Central hotel I2i'.
P. Hums Co. »SR.
Crows Nost Trading Compiiny, I .ity,
The caso against tlin United Mine
Workers' officials nt Montreal for ll-
helling the Dominion Void Co'lmpany
hns been dropped, Patterson and
McDoiiRnll nre busy orcnnlnlng the
conl regions of Novn Hrotin. Tho manager of tbo Acadia Coal Company In
5'lclou County fleicely denounces whnt
he rails foreign unions, moaning the
U. ^f. W.    fu GIuus Uny lho P. W, A.
wholctr-itimo and lnut a suro quality oM* dying nut.    Nova Hcotia Is becom
nrtlstle permtmenee,' jlng iinlonl»:od nnd red
Chief Inspector'of Mines F. II.
•Sliephenrd Is expected In Fornie In tho
near future In connection with his of-
fh'lnl duties and nlso for the purpose
of hearing both from the compnny,
nnd fmiii Hie miiieiH any suggestions
they hnvo to offer regarding changes,
or n<ldlttoTi<i thnt mny lw made to Dw
proptwed bill for tho Regulation of tho
Conl Mines,
It Is nn opportunity thnt both employees and employer* nro very «ol-
dom afforded and every Indlvldunl cot).
ceriied will have no ('aum for com-
■nlnhil If after the bill becomes law
and iiiod'fUhUoii* which he knew nf
an ndvnntngeous aro omitted bocefso
of failure to intuition them. w*-y-i***aMi»<^^
:*:.,. #.,
'•"?!••; ;, 4«S Jj * -■*■ ^y   T-". ff v*t .-5A3-*
,*•-•.' /»•
.  -:.
Awaiting Development-
Iron, Lead, Goal and
Copper Found
SAN FRANCISCO", June 15—Sir R.
A. 1-ladfield, once president of the Iron
and' Steel Institute of Great Britain,
inventor ot manganese stee) and one
of the most prominent manufacturers
of war materials in the world, has arrived in tho United States accompanied by Lady Hadfiold, who is a sister
of lhe United States Attorney General Wlckersham. The distinguished
couplo are making a leisurely tour of
the world.
Sir Robert has boon for thirty years
the bead and owner of tho Hadfiold
Steel Fouudry Ltd., of Sheffield, Eng.,
whero most of the projectiles for the
British government nre -.mnde. Interviewed here Sir Robert, said he and
,Lady lladfield left England last December and' had visited Egypt, Ceylon. Rangoon, Singapore, Hongkong,
Shanghai. .Jajmn, China and Honolulu.
In Tokio tliey were presented to the
Emperor and Empress of Japan.
Discussing the Oriental question Sir
Robert said thai lie had plenty of opportunity to'correclly gauge tho sltua-
' lion.
a "England, America and Japan will
in iho future be ihe ruling' powers of
the world. If Japan will be guided
by the older counsels'of Encland and
America she will havt a mighty future.. Remarkable progress is observable everywhere in Japan. Japan is
only too anxious to preserve good feeling with America, to cement her alliance with England arid to' have a
peaceful future in which to1 expand educationally and commercially.
"Japan admires England,   but * she
sagely and firmly says: England, you
must keep up your end.     You must
not lot any nation beat you with the
fleet,-     Japan is anxious for England.,
lo  maintain the    supremacy    of the
seas.     One very extraordinary feature
of, our visit lo-   Japan  was  that we
never saw any poverty, and not a single beggar, came to us for a penny.
>   "There will be a greater.awakening
in the Orient than tlie world has ever
dreamedNof..    The Japanese    have a
surplus population and as Ihey. are becoming-so-highly trained and will accomplish _tlmosfreverything-the-Japan**-
ese should be encouraged lo make the
world advance, for a general commercial advantage all around would, accrue.
I am firmly convinced that some
day China will be the metallurgical
centre of the world, for she possesses
enormous resources of untold magnitude. , Iron, coal, copper and lead are
thero in immense quantities. Curiously enough, my voyage across tho
' Pacific Ocean to San Francesco was
tho beginning of a Chinese epoch, for
we carried tho first cargo of Chinese
pig iron.'
i* *
sale ancl importation of matches made
with white phorphorous.
.Nearly all the countries of Europe
have either' prohibited the use of the
white phosphorous or endeavored to
restrict most stringently its use.
But, of course, America has done nolhing,
" Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma have endeavored to prevent employers from using children of tender
years in match manufacture, but they
do not succeed even in that. - •
And so America enjoys the distinction of being in this as in many other
matters the most barbarous country in"
t he world.
An inquiry has been made into the
subject by John B. Andrews, which is
now published in Bulletin SG of J he
Bureau of Labor at Washington.
It is not pleasant reading, especially
that part which deals witha'score ot
more workers who have been poisoned
in this industry.
Anna was one of the match girls-
who died of phosphorous poisoning.
'" She began work at fourteen years of
age. After she had worked a few
months she felt sensitive to cold and
heal in a tooth that had beon filled.
The tooth was finally extracted and
it was discovered that at""tho roots of
it there was pus from a poisonsd jaw,
An abeess extended down the side
of the neck and tho bones woro involved. -    ■
Sho suffered terrible agony; could
not eat and slowly starved to death
as a result of the poison.
The story of Anna is Jusi that of one
little girl, but tho scientific investiga-'
tor at Washington tells of many other
girls and boys who have suffered like
Ilo speaks of one old woman, who as
a result of poisoning hud lost her lower jaw altogether, and for twonty years
sbe had masticated her food by pressing il against her upper jaw with her
thumb. " *    '
The investigator al AVashington tells
us there is a harmless substitute for
white phosphorus thatjs readily available.
AA'hy then, wo ask is not this substitute used?
The answer is very simple, says the
investigator frankly: "Many manufacturers would gladly ,dQ so, but it, costs
just a little more to make the non-
poisonous matches."
- And for that most excellent Christian reason Anna suffered agonies ami
died and an old woman uses her poor
old thumb for a lower jaw for twenty
 _ „ ,	
Montreal Herald Buildini
Total Wreck—List of
Those Killed
Penticton Man Deposed from Bench-
Did   he  Tell  the  Truth?
(By Robert Hunter)
About 3000 workors aro employed in
this country  in-the  maklnt; of matches. "   i
About half of theso workc-rn aro men
—tho other half are women and children, * '
They produce each yonr n product
valued nt over $r>,"*00,Q00.
Their wages uro small. About one-
fourth of nil tho mnlo workors and
over ono-fonrth of all (ho fomalo workers earn under $() a wool;,
Almost none of tho womon ovor earn
moro thnn $8 n wook, and some of tho
chlldron and even somo of the men
earn undor $!'■ a week.
Yoi tho mnklng of mulches is one
of the iiio.il dangerous omploymonts in
thn world,
In ono small factory In this country,
'twenty enaos of phosphorous poisoning
v or, as ll is culled, "phossy jaw" lmvo
been reported.
lt. Is a peculiar and n terrible disease tliat cnines as n rosult of llm poisoning of lho tooth'or of the guniH.
Tho, poison outers Iho tooth or tho
gums and Inflammation sols up which
oxlends under the jnw, killing Iho
tooth and bones.
Tho glims become swollen and purple mid the tooth loosen ami drop oui,
Thu Jiiwbono decompose!1 and pusses
nwny In tho form of n dlsguntlng pus,
Sometimes tlio poison brenkn 'but
through the nock or comes out through
the mouth,
Usually ll Is neeoHHiiry lo remove
oiitlro jaw, nnd oven then the iMhimiho
not liifi'-'fiticully ends lu death.
Hundreds of cases hnvo been reported of this (IIhciihc.
Tho Unitod States government and
various nliiU: labor bureaus are sufficiently Inierosteil In lhe subject lo prepare reports from time to tlmo do-
•scribing lho slow and terrible progress
of this dim-tine.
"Phossy Jnw" Is such a terrible timitidy Mint nonrly nil of the countries of
Europe havo prohibited tho uso of the
white phosphorous, lhe enuso of this
dlsense, ,
In France, whoro Iho match making biislnoHS Is a government monopoly
tho cost of taring for tho poisoned
woi'Kinoii wart m> kh-*-*-**** 'Iiui. tl.<~ r;'..:.7'.
KiiVi-niuK-nt rthcevnllnnnd the use of
with whito phosphorous,
In liititl seven countries In I.tiropi—-
(.(■..rinnny, Frnnce, Italy. Hwltzerlanil,
Luxemburg and thn Netherlands—-all
camo to an liiteriiatlonal agreement In
wfileh thev prohibited (lie une (if while
phosphorus in Die iiiiiinil'iiuii*- ui im-n
Two years later a llrltlsh act was
passed prohibit lug   ihe luiiuiifncttiro,
VICTORIA, Juno 9—The attorney-
general for British Columbia, Hon. J.
W. Bowser, has requested the editor,'
AAr. ,1. Clement of the Penticton Press,
the resignation , df the commission
heretofore held by him as one of his
majesty's justices of the peace in and
for the province .of British ^Columbia,
a letter to this,effect despatched to
Penticton yesterday constituting the
very latest development in the scandal
"of whicirainhB Samirivameei. is~rail_
ing angrily—and with cause. "In his
paper of tho 28th of May Editor Clement made the death of King Edward
the* text of-a disloyal and contemptuous editorial screed,* in which royalty
and its personnel were contemptuously
referred to and the mourning for Edward the Peacemaker dismissed with
cheap sneers.
So indignant were tho residents of
the district over the offensive and Insulting article that the editor barely
escaped rough usage at the hands of
a self appointed committee of disciplinarians.
Even this does not seem to have
brought Editor Clements to a realization of his position in having much
worse than offended against every
canon of decency and good taste.
Having perused tho original objectionable article, which was headed:—
"Mock Loyalty and Mock Mourning,"
as woll as the subsequent reference In
tho Press to lho visit of thc "vlt*. hints"
lion, Mr. Dowser yesterday wrote to
the Penticton editor noting his vory
strong disapproval of the Ideas oxpros-
sod in tho columns of tho Pross, and
Ihat Mr. Clement's odllorlnl expressions nlloslod noil-recognition of tho
peculiar position ns the holder of his
majesty's commission ns a justice of
tho peace, and requesting Ihul. Mr.
Cloniont ininsniil, without delay his resignation to tho authorities.
British Columbia Product All Neoded
for Albertn and Saskatchewan
MONTREAL, June 13—Between 20
and 30 people are believed to have lost
their lives this morning at 10.30 when
the supports of the sprinkler* system
of tho tank on the roof the Herald
building gave way, and the great mass
of metal and water weighing 35 tons,
went crashing downward tp the basement, ' In its fall it look with il men,
women and machinery, and then when
aH lay in a jumbled mass at the bottom fire broke oui and added io its
horrors. No ono knows how many lie
dead in the pile of debris that fills
ihe basement. All the afternoon the
firemen wore engaged in demolishing
tottering walls that had to'come down
before the work of rescuing the bodies could be safely attempted, and it
was not until six o'clock thai the first
remains, charred and mangled beyond
recognition were brought out from'the
Warning Unnoticed
All of those who escaped agree that
lho-jfirst warnings of the impending
disaster passed almost unheeded and
unnoticed. There was a slight creak-,
ing, Lhen somewhat more'pronounced.'
Then those who looked up at the ceiling saw that the, plaster was falling,
Some started fov the stairways but
before they could reach them came the
great crash. , Some of tliem felt the
floor sinking beneath thoir feet and
some of the survivors tell of falling
ono or two stories before the awful
crash died away and then found themselves, ablo to crawl in the dense dust
to a0placo of safety. . Thc majority
found safety by rushing lo the front
of the building facing on Victoria Sq?
Fortunately all the floors' hold for 30
back from the front wall and to this
! is due the fact that thc death list docs
not run into the hundreds, for there
wero nearly ,- three hundred people in
the building al the time the accident
took place'.
Display of Heroism
, People passing the building hoard
the crash and some one turned in the
fire alarm from a nearby box. The
first ladder was on the scene inside
of two minutes and the firemen found
the windows of the upper flats crowd-
WINNIPKG, Juno in.—J, C. Motcnlfo
commissioner of transportation iind
niiirkclH for tho British Columbia,,
government, throw n bombshell Into
tho i .Manitoba fruit Importers' camp
whon ho stilled thnl. Manitoba would
noi got. uny Hlil|)iiunitK of .fruit from
llrltlsh Columbia this koiihoii, as Al-
herlu and Saskiitcliowan would require
It nil. Thoro would bo nolhing loft
for Manitoba.
II Is nol on account of any senrclly
In the crop, but the market In the prnlrlo provinces Is growing loo big t-o
If Manitoba witnlii coast fruit her
dealers will havo to go to Oregon nnd
Washington for supplies and pay n big
duly. This has upset tho plans of tho
l'rull.'1'ors I'm* their suppllos for the
• *•■_■ -■—
"ed with peoplTTvitirthe' ci,owtt~o"n~the'*
street,urging them not to jump.
Ladder after .adder as it arrived,
was quickly placed in position, and
those in danger were brought 'to the
There were some real examples of
heroism. A ladder was put up t'o the
fourth floor where the binders were,
and-it came near to ono window and
not far from another. From this latter a little girl crept along the casing
until she could reach the ladder. This
she grasped with one hand and with
the' other lent a helping hand to other
girls twice her own size. When nil the
girls had reached the ladder and been
brought down in safely she came down
alono. By the lime this wa3 dono the
fire had started and smoke was pouring from tho front windows through
which she was compelled to gropo her
way, When she reached the bottom
of the ladder she fainted.
Sensational Rescue
A dozen Injured . persons were
brought from tho ruins by the firemen,
many of thom with broken limbs. Of
those rescues, that of Fred Vidnl, a
stereotype!', was thc most sensational.
Half an hour aftor tho firemen had
ronched the building Vhlnl wns hoard
groaning by tho firemen and wns located under n glrdur from under which
ho could not bo dislodged. Thoro was
nothing to do hut to cut away tho girder, Despite the fact that tho flames
wc-vr* crooplng perilously near Firemen
-.ndboiil, Beauclcr and Jnrlln labored
at tho task, In the crowd outsldo was
Rov. Fnthor Martin, Whon ho honrd
of tho fight, ngalnst death that, wns
being waged ngalnst doubtful oddB ho
wont, Into the building and ndmUilsfor-
ed tho, Insl rites of tho church to tho
soml-coiisclouH man, Finally howovor,
tho benm was cut ihrough nnd not a
Wilfrid Bidon, broken leg.   At the
General hospital.
Editorial Department Safe
.All the members of the editorial.department escaped uninjured as the
water taiil. did not wreck the front of
the building where the editorial rooms
were located. At 2 o'clock-lhe flames
were under'control. Thc dead at this
hour are estimated at 15, and the firemen are now searching the ruins for
bodies. . .,, *   .
Three Hundred Employees
In tlie Herald building there were
about 300 employees all told, "most of
them being near the front of the
building. ' Had it not boen. for this
the death ..list would have been, much
larger. The-.Herald took possession
of the destroyed buildipg five years
ago on Labor day of this year. ■ It
consisted of five floor aud a .basement, each of the floors being separated into two parts by a stone dividing
wall, the complete length of the building. The tank which caused the damage was built over four years and on'
the rear of the building, Below it
were a hundred girls at work. Most
of these were in the fore part of the
flat so* that the death list was somewhat modified. . Below the bindery is
the stereotyping plant and composing
room in which there were about 75
printers on the machines and at lhe
presses. The engraving room was
right under the tank. The stereotype
plant was also.lmmediately below the
lank and the men there got the full
force of the crash.
Awful Crash
Nearby are linotype maciilnes, and
those nt the* south end of the row of
machines were caught in thg rush of
debris, and swept to the floors below.
In'the roar end'of the flat below'is
the job composing room in which'there
were twenty men working at the
cases. Below this again is the editorial department. The editors and
reporters have rooms in the front and
all escaped with slight injuries! In
tho rear were the are department and'
the society department. Those there
fortunately escaped as the tank seemed to have gone through between the
two rooms and ihe editorial department. The tank and tho debris that
accompanied'it stopped in great, part
at the next floor which is the business
offices and is on the main floor, Below the floor on which the tank fell
aro lho offices of the,* job department
and only, a doze/n clerks were at work
hero., Some of the debris smashed its
way through lho floor to the cellar,
and it is on the main floor and the
basement that the victims wore pinned down. Insurance on the building
and plant is estimated al $300,000.
The Western Federation of Miners,-
.the United Mino Workers, and even
othor workers will no longer quietly
submit lo, nor acquiesce, in- the' associated press literary contributions attributing appalling mining disasters as
"acts of God."* AVhilo man surmises
much but knows little of the real visitations of divine wrath, it is most
ungrateful to, charge such disasters as
enough' to buy food, it is not fair and
it is not.-common sense to say that
they enjoy the freedom to contract for
the sale of their labor.
"Many .women in their struggles for
food, and shelter, yes, and for life itself,'are willing, even eager, to work
long hours every day in every week
in the year, year in and year out; until
their,,bodies break under the strain.
But the wishes of. such women should
not be allowed to militate against the
welfare of womankind and of mankind
in general. When a woman, be she
maid or mother, h&_ worked in a factory ten long hours, she has toiled the
limit that the law of tbis country can
allow,       ;
"Must the selfish desire of a few
men.to sell more goods, to grind out
more orders, be allowed to stifle, the
needful demands of maidenhood and
of motherhood?"       .*   -    ' **
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AATo would urge upon all intending
stockholders of'the Eurelta Coal Co.,
to make application for stock without
further delay. Work has already been
commenced on the sinking of a new
shaft, and the complellon of the construction of the railroad is only " a
question of time. Address communications to lt. G.,,-Duggnn, Taber, Alberta.
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f The Creston Fruit and j
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Feknie, B. C
Fernie Livery  Co.
Draying , Building & Excavating Livery
Wood     for     Sale
Sole Agents for . Fernie Coal
Prices   moderate-and   satis-
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F. G. White,
, Manager  *.
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.    !, -     Season .   . ■
A. Lindley,Box 27  Creston J
lloth his legs and
woro found  to be
Celestial Qlbberleh Sidetracked In the
Bents of Knowledge In the Chinese Kingdom
NKW YOUK, .Mum Kl-Thu Ohlm-m-
gov.-niuicnt  hnvo   officially    docrood
that I'higllHh Ih to bo lho official language I'm' •■(.liuillfU* and ti'i'liiilciil fdii-
cation In that country, according to ad-
,!....   7,1.17'.   P I'.f'hrMl   V-1"'   Vnv'i*   tnitllV
The Impt'i'lnl docrno nuikcH llm study
of Knglisli (-uiupulifiur) tu -.m uc t<>w
vliiclnl 'iiii'iiUl'ln nud lecliulcal high
schools nnd provide** Ihat lhe final '*x-
milliiillloiiH for iligrnoH In Uioho bniu-
chi.'R'hIiiiII bo through tho medium of
'llllrt unpin lum ;n uiiii ii-, nuc Ci.U. .. ■
hii|)oi*vIkovh of I'.tlucntion Ih Hit id to
bu liirmoly diut tn tbo Influence of tho
Htuik'iitH oilucutod In America,
momont too booh,
Homo of his Hlm
Editor Rescued
Hvory mombor of lho editorial Htnff
encfipod unharmed, thoir <unirlorn bo-
hiK ln the front of the bulldliii**. wllh
tho local room externllng to tho roar.
J. C. WiiIhIi, editor of Iho Horald, wiih
NlltlniJ* at, IiIh doHk when ho hoiml tho
criuiklliiK Round provioiiHly referred lo,
Ho looked up und from lho openliin In
llio local room hiiw thn Iioiiiiih dlHtip-
pouring ono lifter iiiiothiii'. Mr. WiiIhIi
joined tho othor mi'inhoi'H of tlio itt (iff
on tho wlndoiv cophiK from which ho
wiih rDHcuuti by tho flromoii In it few
Narrow Escape
Frod Mnlonoy ,a linotype operator,
hud a mnchlno Incut od farthoHt from
tho Victoria Kquarn wIikIowh nf tho
room. Ilo roue from hit) c.hiilr In
ulni'in, und iik ho did hu tho niitchlno
on which ho had boon work lnw dlHitp-
pen roil from view,
Th"   '"' ".iI'   "'nnnnrl   In"!    -u'linvn   IiIm
chnlr whh placed.
reccntlynJetelFthe p6bi1^i'cTim"l"in"tlie'
mines in Illinois, Colorado and Alabama, where several hundred lives
were lost, to such a cause. The credulity of such statements shifting "responsibility from human to the divine
shoulders will^iover go unchallenged
as long as human agencies could, as
in these cases, have anticipated and
thwarted the unnecessary loss of human life.
Had a decent regard for proper precautions, such as the laws of those
states provide for, been observed, the
disasters would not liave occurred,
Had proper shafting, proper arrangements for pumping of foul gases out
and pure air in been observed, each
of theso holocausts could have been
prevented, As long as vested Interests are paramount, to tho lives of
their subjects, just that long will such
ruses bo submitted to the people as a
balm to appenso the sorrow and misery of those who must bear tho real
burdens resulting from such unnecessary and untimely loss of life,
If confiscation of property p- prison
colls awaited tho ownors of bucIi pre
portles for disasters of this nature,-
which wero provonlablo by a propor
nxorolso of human caro, thoso occurrences would vanish as If hy magic.
Some day whon the miners themselves
own and oporato all tho mines, as wo
hope thoy may, thoy will bo managed
in a manner that will seek to conserve
tho good health and llvos of thoso who
dolve Into mother earth * for thoso
things that bring joy nnd happiness to
alb mankind,
Thou and not until then will proper
safeguards bn forthcoming that will
give sufficient, protection,, and those
awful "provliloiitlnl mniilfoatatloiiH"
conso, Hut, wo should InslHt on nil
tho protection posfilblo for thoso minors under tho laws wo now havo. If
\vo did this much for them thoro would
ho fewer mlnn dlflnstorfl rocordod. —
SwilchnioiiH Journnl,
Whon lho mouthy Hoclnllst mombor
for the Hocky Mountain rldliiK tillomp-
ted lo Hpoiik dlHpnrni-ilnuly of tho Into
King In tho LoglHlnturo nl Edmonton
ho Hhould hnvo boon seized nnd hoii nilly kicked and cuffed, In fact nu application of tnr nnd fonlhoi'H anil cnt-o-
nlno-titllH would lmvo boon very nppro-
prlnto.—Illnh Ulvcr TlmcH,
If thin militant, editor pri-HcrlhcH hii. h
a uti'oun (Ioho fnr what ho ih't'iin* iIIh-
piiiiigliig, yot. truthful HlutomonlH,
about mm who died from nnturnl
riiUKea, mn*roiind"d by every euro and
nttcntloii, whnt punishment would hn
miggcHl for thono whoso "loyalty" wiih
ho lnloiiHO thnt they prevented O'llrlon
from naklng for nympalhy for the families of inn mlnorn hurled Into olornlty
without ii mnmonl's warning?
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Our Furniture Department embraces the
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Why be without a Sewing Machine when you
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Needles and Oil always kept in stock
Wm. BARTON, Agt. (North of school) Pellatt Ave.
llout niiiti'iiiilH only iihihI
nnd lli'Ht (.'limn work- '
niiiiiHlilp inimiroH
A Good Job
JOE FALVO     How roon Plook
or Coughs— I ake 1 his
Do you know a remedy for coughs and colds nearly seventy
years old? Tliere is one—Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. Once
in thc family, it stays. It is not a doctor, does not take
the place of a doctor. It is a doctor's aid. Made for
thc treatment of all throat and lung troubles. Ask
vour own doctor his opinion of Jt. Follow his advice.
No alcohol in this cough medicine.  ]7c.At/erCo.,Uwell,Mau.
PreuBmnn'o Eaenpe
Innu'H   A. Cody, ti iircsHinnri,   who
I ivorlicd    on    lho hiicoikI    floor,  foil
jtlii'oiiKh tn tho firm.,    Hu thliilm Una
jilt-. iircaH fi'll with hlm. Ho hmrtcd on
iiin* i,. v. lUnn iuiti kuutku Liu..**-li ;.■-.*.'.
|o thc HhiftH iinrtilton ficpiirutlnn   tho
iii'iiii joli jh'ohh room from thc IimhIiiodh
offlci'.     ThrottKh UiIh ho hrolio IiIh
wny. HiuliiR IiIh hfinrtu hndly nnd on-
••uivd hy the froiit door.
Sonic of tho liiinwn injured nre:
Wiilinm Kmlthmnn,   Borlotiflly Injur-
HorlotiBly Injured.
in yr-ni-H old, Hcrloim-
the Notre- Dtxmo hoi-
■fi.t t, ni<
:.'i yarn old.   head :,iitl
Mho nt the Notre lwnu>
You cannot recover promptly If your bowtu are con«tlp»U-*t. Ayer^ t'ill*«« g*")'?'"*
stive; ket directly on the liver Sold for nearly »Uty yean. Aik your doctor all about tntta.
1,\   lllilil-il        V
pit Hi.
K   I .*■*
Side   '<*l'*l
rii-ni*"* ('ions, eye* injured.
j   .John   w.-illnt-f., r>0 years old,
| HH.k. li- -l
|   Al.c" Ki-incr, fnco nnd head cut.
|    a.in it li-oldtt-), nnn hrolien.
J.i_-|ili Uiimli-y. arm broken.
,U,» i»l, IIIl/« r«, taw and body cru-ih
Uxx ihnl li, Ml I'Mii'd L'» I'lni-'inltv
hi not dcKorvliiB of much rcfipect. Nn
lnw Is vnlld thnt Btnndu In tho wny of
tin* udvuiicuiiiunl of humanity,      ,
.lemm Chr.lHt onco Biild "Tho Snub-
nrli whh iiiiulo for mnn, not mnn for
.. *■« ti' ,1. i. V'**'* !'* "rfittor IXitttt
tho law. ,    „
•* l.tim .lulv JhiIrh Tuthill of lho Bit-
promo Court of Illinois held tho law
llinlilne tho workliiR dny for women
to ten hourH unconitltutlonol on tho
Kiouiid thnt It Infriiiffoi on womnn'i*
riuht to com met for tho hire of her
Hcc.'titly Willinm J. Cftlhoun, Minister in chliui. nppenred before tho
l caniK ertiii-t lu un iippr.il to hnve llm
I dcclHlon or .Judiifl Tuthill overruled.
! Ill.i nrniimeiit**** plnred emphnnlH on
j tin. huiiiitit welfare side of tho 1fnv. Ho
; -scil _:
! "In iIn- doctrine of iho freedom of
■ankle-conu-Mi ihero in more of fiction than
of r--IU*,. Whoo mon nod women
nn. di'-H n.lcnt on tbelr dally wasoa,
when thi'j- nre fiice to fnro with poverty all ihe time, when Mio losw of n
days w-rirk nnd ft dny'» watton meam
not •-w-.-.iKh money to pny rent or not
Fernie Opera House
A. Pizzocolo, Mgr.
of Canada
Quarterly Dividend Notice
Notico is horohy givon that a dividond of Six Per
Cent, por annum upon tho paid-up capital Kt'oclc
oftho Homo Bank of Canada has boon declared
for tlio Three Months ending 31 Rt May, 1010,
• and tlio Hiiiiio will bo payablo at its head oilico and
branches on and aftor WednoHday, tlio Hi-fi. day of
Juno noxt
Tlu? Transfer boolvH will bo closed from 17tli to Hist,
May, 11)10, both days inclusive.
.   .By ordor oftho Hoard,
(lenoral Manager.
Head Olllce, Toronto, April tilst, 1010
John Adair/Itfcuiageii Funic Crane**.
Lumbor,  Lath, Shingles, Sash, Doorc
If all Lumber were alike the
ordinary householder would be
at clever In ■electing It ai the
mott experienced builder*.
It not alike. Ourt it decidedly different than the ordinary
and that difference It preciie-
ly whtt make* expert bulldert
prefer It.    Think that over.
Phono aa       ..o.Boitaa
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[t :"
History of the Bitterest
and Longest Miners'
Strike Known
,(By J. B. McLaughlin iri.the Social-
Ijts, Review.), y,      ... ,.*■•   .'
"•On July 6,, 1909, *ivas inaugurated,
"what has turned out to be.the largest,
^longest and "bitterest strike of  'coal
miners'ever waged in Canada.     The
unique thing about.this fight ,is the
transformation of a*.trade union called
*' the Provincial Workman's Association
with a thirty years life behind it, into
; a" scab organization that welcomes into its ranks Imported" strike breakers
of every, kind and description.
* Thero are some 13,000 miners    ln
Nova Scotia, a third of whom up till
, t\\vo years ago belonged to the P. W.
A. For years the- miners', of this organization carried on a very unequal
""struggle against the Dominion    Coal
* Company, the .largest coal corporation
in Canada.    Sheer economic "necessity
,*.„ at length forced them to appeal to the
■ United Mine Workers of America' to
come over and organize them' into', a
•    district of that body.
The P. W. A." in its palmiest days
was never anything "but a little top
trade union-that was used by'the coal
companies to-make the men believe
.. . they were "organized. . .It was patted
on the back by politicians, press, pulpit
and profit monger and lauded to the*
skies, by these as an organization well
' able1 to look after every interest of the
'' mine workers.     Grand  Secretary is
. its highest office, and was for many
* years and still is, filled by John Mof-
■ fatt.-
Oily, smooth, pious; a man who invariably, when attacked, plays the roll
of'the martyr to tho limit. By birth
a Scotchman; by adoption a Canadian;
, by nature* a traitor; by' profession a
scab organizer; anu^by long and con-
, tinued habit the arch-lick-spittle of the
■ Dominion Company. Such Is the man
who fills the office of Grand Secretary of the P.W.A.'
At. the'behest of the. Coal Companies
this fellow called a convention of the
P. W. A. in May of 1908 'to put' a stop
to the agitation going on amongst the
men for the Introduction of the* U. M.
,. W. of A."   ' The convention met and
he*failed. '-''This convention decided
"  to take..a referendum vote as to whe-
";' ther,the miners of Nova Scotia should
_.__Qi_n_thelH__M. W. of A., or remain in
their choice, and March 1909, at length
arrived.*' Navigation was again about
to open and coal could be shipped by
the St. Lawrence;" The Dominion Coal
Company was in a dilemma. Greed
and fear filled their -hearts. Greed
said "Take back the men and make
profits' nofr." Fear pointed to the
strong, virile, aggressive organization
that .'would assuredly if it got a foot-,
hold; make a large inroad on the dividends in the future. A hurried meeting
of all the coal operators of the province was called, and met in the "town
of Truro, N.S., and a compromise between fear and greed was reached.
Each was sworn "not to deal in any
way, whatever with the U. M", W. of
A., but to sustain and do business with
the.P..W. A.".   '*
The locked out men were taken on
but they realized that the.cessation of
hostilities was only temporary, and on
July -1, 1909, over 'two* thirds of the
employees of the Dominion Coal Company walked --.out on-strike,, the remainder staying with the P. W. A.,
and giving,the glad hand of welcome
to every strike breaker and'"thug imported by the Dominion Coal Company.  ,
The fight was now on in dead earnest.', A month previous to the strike
the coal company had 625 special polico sworn in. Many of the "loyal"*P.
W. A. members, including John Moffatt, donned the tin badge of the corporation thug, which gave them the right
to swagger around town with a gun
on their hip. , ,600 soldiers and three
machine guns were rushed Into the
mining towns around Glace Day. During the summer months, especially ob
Saturday nights these gun men without reason • or warning would swoop
down on the town of .Glace Bay flaunting their naked knives in the air, and
hustle peaceable strikers from the
side walk into the street. The strikers wero arrested In scores on frivolous and trumped up charges and were
thrown into jail. Two continents were
ransacked and "everybody, that could
be induced to take a free trip to Glace
Bay,was given one in the hope that
he would remain there a strike break-
Scabs and thugs were expected
to break the strike, but they failed
One month after another sped away,
and the men still stuck to each other,
Meantime the coal company with its
loyal P. W.'A. men and its scabs and
strike breakers had managed to raise
their daily output a few thousand tons.
Winter again arrived; enraged at its
inability to break the strike with jails,
thugs and scabs and Dominion - Coal
Company like. another Nero or Nana
Sahib turned its ferocity against tender" women and little children. During
the past' month hundreds of mothers
with- crying,- clinging, trembling little
children hanging to their dresses, have
been evicted from their homes and
thrown out on' the streets in blinding
snow storms, with the glass ranging
from zero to 18 below. , ,   -
Neither youth, sex, age nor sickness
appealed successfully to theso pitiless
iron hearted ruffians. An. old and
obsolete law was resurrected and the
peoples belongiiigs\taken for back rent
and some families5 were left with'nothing but, what they stood up in at
.the time. "*.,.- ..,'-,
■ The strikers have weathered' the rigours of another Canadian' winter imbued with the spirit that it would be
tality had failed.    The men had^been
fighting for ten months for something
substantial and refused to go back to
work on promises which appeared to
them pretty little airy nothings.    The
mask was then dropped and seventeen
families were thrown on the, street.
Men out on suspended sentences were
arrested and placed in jail.  * One fel-
ow who had the hardihood to leave the
employ of these good, God fearing men
and join'the strikers, had his home
entered at midnight by a band', of
thugs and he and his family driven off
the "company's property" four hours after he had joined the XL* M. W. of A.
.The fight has cost the U.*M. W. of
A. three quarters of a million, and today preparations are under way to tie
up every mine in Nova Scotia, if a settlement is not effected at an, early
date.   - If. the other operators refuse
the* demand's of their men then we can
settle down for another year's fight.
The men here will win fighting or lose
fighting; give up till the* last dollar is
spent they never will.
. It has been a grand time for socialist propaganda.    Hundreds of the men
imported were the discontented of the
capitalist countries of Europe..   They
thought they saw an escape from capitalist, oppression by taking the free
passes that were handed to them   by
the Dominion  Coal  Company.     The
Coal Company thought it was importing scabs when it was really bringing
in men who shall be its grave diggers.
The writer visited a shack where sixteen of theso men were; a U. M. W.'A.
interpreter told them I was an officer
of the U. M. W.     They grinned and
nodd-ed; not one of them could speak
a word of English.     He then said I
was a member of Glace Bay Socialist
local.     That did the trick and in a
moment they were around me shaking
my hand and the grins gave place to
beaming faces.      *'
The.local comrades have taken.advantage while the miners were in a
mood to think and have spread the literature of ' socialism among ■ them,
where stoic ' conservatism .hitherto
reigned, it is how fast becoming red.
On the Whole the fight has been good
for us all. • „        ■     "
Claim Located in British
Golumbla—Entitled to
Ail Privileges.
Students of, this  District at Western
Canada College  " ,.
The matriculation exams of McGill
University for Central and Southern
Alberta were held in Western Canada
College on Monday the 13th.
Among the aspirants we note the
name of T. Williams of Lille among
the' Alberta Seniors.
R. Henderson of Wardner, B. -C,
G. "Evans of Frank, Alta., and F. C. Du-
Boisof Fernie are among the McGill
senior. " ■
Mary Williams of Lille is among the
matriculation candidates,    .
— ^      '
the P. W. A
On,June 24th the voto was taken,
and the.U. M. W. of A. came out on
top with a majority of 412. As soon
as navigation closed in ' November,
1908, the Dominion Coal Company at
onco locked out ono thousand men, and
expected that zero weather ancl starvation would crush out the'spllrt of
. revolt, that -Moffatt's silly, pious platitudes about patriotism had" failed.to
stay. ', Failuro again .was the result.
The men stuck to the organization of
better to fill a-freeman's gravellian a,
coward's job.   '   '.
Some weeks ago tho old management resigned which means that they
had conferred on them the ancient and
honorable Order of the Sack. A new
superintendent and general manager
were appointed." , Press and. pulpit
rang with the praises of these now
men.. For,, a few weeks all evictions
were stopped. Men were let out on
suspended sentences and honeyed and
smooth words were chosen where bru-
Sunburn, blistering and irritation are
the commonest forms of summer, skin
troubles, and Zam-Buk ends these very
quickly. It "works in two ways. vAs
soon as applied its antiseptic powers
get to work and kill all' the poison in
a wound, a sting or a sore. This generally ends'the smartingand the pain^
Then Zam-Bul-Tbeglhs tliiThealing pro--
cess, and fresh healthy tissue is built
up. For sore, blistered feet; sore hands,
heat rashes; baby's heat spots, sore
places due to perspiration; etc., you
can't equal Zam-Buk.
Also unequalled for cuts, ulcers, abscesses, piles and all inflamed and diseased conditions of skin and subjacent
tissue. Druggists and stores everywhere sell Zam-Buk; price 50c. box,
but you are warned against accepting
any of the harmful Imitations.
number' of free miners licenses were
renewed at the end of May, according
to the statement from the'local court
house officials. It* is not generally
known that his majesty King George
V holds by full right a free miners
certificate in the Revelstoke Mining
division.   *
The renewal of this license     was
made on May 31 to King George V.,
who in payment of $5 in the right of
the Dominion of Canada is entitled to
all rights and privileges of a free miner, the certificate signed by W. E. Mc-
Lachlin being numbered 13440 B? The
manner in which King George holds
the license is iriterstlng.     In 1906 C.
Deutschman and A. Johnson discovered the famous "Deutschman Caves" in
the Selkirks east of here, and realizing the great value of their find   at
once proceeded to acquire .a title to
the land wherein the caves were located.   ^This apparently could pnly   be
done by taking up the land as mineral
claims which they did and staked on
the three ...claims names respectively
being * Skookum, Drum Lummon   and
Buckhorn Fraction, all situated near
Cougar creek near to Ross peak. After
these marvellous, caves had been explored the discoverers transferred the
licenses to the. Dominion government
who took over the mineral claims in
the name of the then reigning monarch
Edward, VII.    The holder of a mineral claim' in British Columbia must hold
a miner's certificate, and consequently
the license was issued from the local
office to th'e king.     On the death of
King Edward the -license was made
out in the name of King George V.
and the usual receipt for the license
has been made out and forwarded to
the  Dominion government, by W.  I.
Biggs, agent for the department    of
justice in Canada,- to be forwarded to
his majesty King George;      ,   '
• There is a sentimental valuo attached to the' ownership* of British Columbia miners' rights and the fact; that tha
king is one of the local mineral claim
holders is most interesting.
„ Ed. Chas. Deutschman made,the discovery.     Arthur Johnson and several
friends expended considerable, money
advertising them.    The C, P. R. tourist hotel at Glacier is only a few miles
distant from these marvellous   caves.
.mil a TVrtn-ii'n-iAi-i rrrt*--*____*»i*_____nf_flnn_-rlonl _n.
-X-llO—A-rvillUliyJll- fcjV ■*** '-'i. -iiJivnv-«*vv*uwu.—\.*J
include the property in the government
park reserve, and have expended considerable money building trails. 'Unless a visitor carries his own supplies
the only place' where a meal can bo
had is at the C. P. R. hotel.
Deutschman, we believe, was offered a position as guide, which he declined.     ' .".
The legal procedure of this "transfer" may serve as- a precedent for future guidance.
' "Confiscation" some' might say, others "right of eminent domain," merely
a question of whose ox is gored.
that they like some dessert in the form
of good music and attractions, and the
following-list of features of the best
quality cannot help but cater to the
various tastes and fancies of our.numerous visitors:
The Navassar Ladies' Band, finest
in tbe world, assisted by the Calgary
Rifle Band and the Calgary Citizens
A reproduction of the making of the
Indian Treaty oM877 illuminated'with
magnificent display of fireworks.
A $7000 racing programme.
Alber's ten snow white polar bears.
Rex's Comedy Circus.'
The Six Abdallahs Brothers, marvellous acrobats.,.
Ramza and Arno, clever comedians.
The only Rube Shields, the fun ma-
Demonstration by the Calgary-Fire
Department with especially trained
horses.     - .
Do not forget that entries close on
June 18th.
Very low passenger rates. Six or
seven special trains for the exhibition
and a special excursion to Banff on the
7th of July. < • .
* A handsome illustrated pamphlet,
giving information regarding the* exhibition will be sent by return,mail
on application to the manager at Calgary.                                    -
and' who fought,   but
and* went to
Does it make you mad when you read
about ,     „. ,
Some poor starved devil who.flicker-
e(l out> ' -,*.,«„
Because he had never a decent chance
Iu the    tangled,   meshes of circum-
If it makes you burn like the fires of
sin, _, ,
Brother, if you are fit for the ranks-
fall in! ,
Does it make you rage wben you come
to learn ' "*   . ,,
Of   a clean -souled woman who cou.d
not earn
Enough to live,
In   the   cruel struggle,
Does it make you seethe with an anger
Brother", we welcome 'you—^-share our
Whoever'has blood that will flood his
At the sight'of the Beast in the holy,
place,   ,. '    * I
Whoever has   rage for the   tyrants
might, ,-  ■    .        ■
For the powers 'that prey in the ua>
and night,
Whoever has hate for the   ravening
brute, ■'-,,.'•*'
That strips the tree of its goodly fruit.
Whoever knows wrath at the sight ot
OP needless sorrow and heedless pain
Whoever knows bitterness, shame and
At -the=thought. of the trampled ones
doomed to-*fall;
He is* a brother in blood we know,
With his brain afire, and' with heart
a-glow;      "        *    *  -
■By the light in his eyes we sense our
ldn: '     ' * _. *,, '■  ,
Br_o_h_ei_,_}*ou * battle with Ji^^U P,!_
("This poem is taken from La" Foi--
,lettes\ Magazine. We-wish we: could,
change the titlo and call it "The Revolutionist!") ■
Wc have all the choice cuts in Beef, Pork
Mutton and'Veal, and can supply you
with anything you require in this line.
Butter, Eggs and Cheese
Our Butter, Eggs and Cheese are .. the
best on thc market-aiid are sure to please
Fresh   Cured   Hams  and Bacon in Stock
P.   BURNS & CO.,   Limited
Phone No. 31
,-,**_    IK
The 41 Market Co.
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Choice   Meats of all kinds, as well
Fresh and Salt Fish
That Have' No Equal For Purity
Ladies & Gentlemen I
Back To The Land
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HIS  is the Advice of many
writers to-day, but the ques^
tion that Puzzles the would-be
purchaser is "Where shall 1 buy?"
possesses every advantage. To
make sure join the crowd on the
20th June and select your tract.
I will be pleased to answer all
The exhibition grounds at Calgary
is now a vory busy plnce. A small
army of workmon are making the repairs and preparing the exhibits for
tho Provincial Exhibition to be held
on Juno ,80th to July 7th. All available space in tho buildings for Industrial exhibits has been secured some
weeks ago and a number of exhibits
havo had to be content with tent
.. Entries will closo at Calgary on tho
18th Inst,
Tlio forostry plantation immediately
lii front of tho main gate wns prepared
and trees planted about tho middle of
May, nnd each Hiicccedlng year will
be a demonstration of what can bo
dono In tree planting on tho plains,
Wlillo tho oxlilblllon directors uro
providing cduonllonol features and
exhibits shall ho tho "meat of tho
monl" for vlstiors,-..thoy also bollovo
A fund has been opened for the benefit of Pletro Tonella and already $-11
has been received * from Lille Local.
All donations can be sent in to A. J.
Carter, secretary District 18 U7M. W.
A, by whom they will be-duly acknowledged as well as being published in
our columns:
Lille Local ?4-00
W.B.Powell    }'00
A. J. Carter I    1-00
R,  G.  Noble       1-M
J. W, Dennett    M0
m*  ■*.
Anonymous'.,  .... $50,00
J. Podblelanclk  20.00
Trites-Wood Co '  GO.00,
Waldorf Hotel   20.00
Hotel Fernio   25.00
Kings Hotol ," 10.00
Northern Hotol'  20.00
Queens Hotel  '• • ■ • 2F..00
King Edward hotel  20.00
W. A. Ingram   1°.00
W. R. Rosa  10.00
Thos. Uphill
pof the hurry" out, sale being so far1 from Pay -Day,   1
therefore we will hold thissale up until the 23rd of
this month jiist for the convenience of our many
customers who were unable to purchase their needs
at such prices. "■■••>
Look for The Blue Sign
'' X ''
and do not miss this greatest of opportunities, if you
do you have only yourself to blame.
Men's Shirts nil kinds, regular
$1'.tin  for   , 95c
Half Hoso, regular 2ij.* for 15c
Half Hoso, rogulnr 20c pair,
-   :i  pairs for   25c
Caps, regular "G0c for 25c
Lady's* mouses reg, 7Re for 50c
Ladles' Hose regular 25c for 15c
Ladles' Underskirt, rog. ,$1.50... ,95c
Top Skirt, rogular 57.50 for....$4.25
Top Skirl, regular $0, for  $3,50
N'oxl to WIkwiiiii Cniiily HUnu
Noxt to Nurtlivrii Hotel
f  _^_____mm___m_
Yorkshire   Fire,   Home   of New
York, Commercial Union of N. Y.
Employers' Liability, London Guarantee
_____^_________«__________. and Accident ■
Great West Life
Have you seen thc New
Special Policv maximum
Insurance, minimum cost
CU      T VHNC!      Henderson Block
.     LL,*     LIU^O Fernie, B.C.
P. O. Box 48
Fernie, B. C.
This Company oilers to the salaried man it Hplendid
chrtJicu to uso some ol* his spare savings in u way that
will bring him unusual profits. A Saving*. Tnvoshncnt
or Home Puroliasing plan. Equally jj;ood for either
purpose. Hacked hy prominent Hritish Columbia
business mon.   Liberal terms offered agents,
706 Robton St., Vancouver, B. C.
Provincial Exhibition
June  30th   to   July   7th,    1910
Large Prize List
Over  $1,000  Oftered  for   Grain Competition
Best Music & Attractions
/w' PfL'-' Lisi'iiiiil Entry Fi/f/u u rJ.'f
PrcMdc.it. M ana fter
Electric Lighted
Steam Heated
The Waldorf Hotel
First Class Accommodation for Travellers
Hot and Cold Water L. A. Millt, Manager mammaamam
BBHHPHWSJlll i J_.„=____
Published every Saturday morning at its office; Pel
latt Avenue, Fernie, B. C. Subscription $1.00 per year in
advance. An excellent advertising medium. Largest
circulation in the District. Advertising rates ori application. Up-to-date facilities for the', execution of all
special attention. Address ail communications to The
kinds of book, job and color/work. Mail orders receive
District Ledger. -,
J. W. BENNETT, Editor.
The recent trial of Rex vs. Varlov and Babcock, or
as it. is commonly known, the "Hold-up" case, has furnished many subjects for debate. Whatever may have been the
opinion regarding tlie innocence or guilt of the accused,
the verdict of the jury should end all further discussion
on that point. The only matter wliich may, properly
be discussed and that, without any bearing which it may'
have upon any special case, is the law under wliich jurors are selected, throughout the Province, other than tho
Coast. Cities. , ■ .
It is not. many years ago since the whole of the
interior of the,province, especially East and West Koot-
* enay, was inhabited mostly by Indians. There was, under such primitive conditions the "impossibility of applying such jury laws as were applicable to the populated
parts. In fact Courts, of Assizes were seldom held outside of the coast towns, and when they were, court sat
under such shelter as might be found, and when nothing
better could be obtained the proceedings were conducted
in the' open. In the .early history of British Columbia,
the making of the law was vested in the Governor of the
colony, as it was then known. On the' 8th of March,
I860, Governor Douglas ' issued a'proclamation dealing
with the selection of grand and petit juries. In that
proclamation' we read the following:
"And whereas in many parts of British Columbia,
"there is found to be great difficulty in procuring, on
"proper occasions a sufficient number of British subjects
"to sit upon' grand and petit juries.'
' The law by proclamation did service throughout Her
.Majesty's Colonies of British' Columbia and its dependencies, until'the year 1883. when the-Jurors Act was pass-
and downs in life, yet should an "individual come from
another locality and state that ho had been fortunate
enough to escape them, a short residence in our miOsi
would compel the admission that, no longer could immunity be claimed'from the common lot of humanity.    .
The gait is the direct opposite of that of a seafaring
man, which is of the lateral order, this being more on
the vertical or in more ordinary and better understood
parlance, a kind of humpty-dumpty movement. A short
walk about the city will be all that Is needed to explain
the reason, viz., tho very many variations of unequal
grades that prevail. The sidewalks in some places look
as though a slight earthquake shock had been experienced
as the billowy appearance most assuredly lends color to
this theory. If the urievenness were limited to a few
inches it would mot be so bad, still there are places where
it is nearly a foot.' We must congratulate somebody for
the reparation that has recently been made near the
Trites-Wood store, and the thanks of the community are
due to whoever brought the two sidewalks flush as it
has long been a menace to foot passengers and more especially to those who'wheeled baby buggies. For the
present we are going to call attention to one avenue,
and that McPherson. Go down past the post office, and
(lie provincial jail, and then to the top of the hill; before
lhe descent is made down on to the old recreation
ground, turn to the right, 'and you are on an avenue
which sadly needs attention. Stroll along and there are
two features that will strike the passer by, and that is
tho care taken of the gardens and the lawns Is the very
opposite to, what obtains "in regard to the roadway.
Piles of rock, stumps of trees, tin cans of all sizes ancl
brands, The sidewalk is so high that serious accidents
may result if one fall, and more especially to children.
Not, only would the fall give one a shock, but if the tumble
happened at certain, spots very severe injuries might bo
We know there is a lot of work to be done, but this
particular avenue is an eyesore and the, residents on il
are entitled to some consideration. To grade it properly
is quite a heavy undertaking, iind will necessitate many
thousand cubic feet of filling, yet that does not prevent
it being made more presentable at no great outlay.
| Letters To-
The Editor J
Tall Timbers, Cokato.
Dear Ledger,
Please accept our most , grateful
thanks for showing our little - Elko
effusion the light of day. We have
been obliged to hit the tall timbers,
and in order that our-fond parent may
loa-n of our sad plight we would ask
you to i-.in-J.ly t-ive.the following short
note publicity.
Dear Father:
Meet me in the wood behind the
village; bring a shirt- a co.at and a
pair of pants; I have a hat.
... * Your.penitent son,
The Prodigal
(The author of Elko on the 24th.)
Special Talcum Powder}
Just think of it,- one pound of. Borated Violet Talcum Powder    ,
For 35 Cents .        .,
A pure powder delicately perfumed, soothing and healing to rough
and irritas'ed skin,   Best Powder for Toilet, Bath and Nursery. .
IMP"Remember our special price of 35e for a 1 lb, tin
, *       '  »      *   * *
N. E. SUDDABY ■'■      Druggist and Stationer
,'ed. Much of what had then become a province still
remained a practical wilderness inhabited by aborigines
and a few prospectors and traders. The Jurors' Act
was limited in its operations to.the Coast Cities. The
Proclamation Law remained in force and still remains in
force in all other sections of the province. There has
been mn extensive development of what- before that time
had been inaccessible forest regions. Whero one "had
to travel on foot or with cayuse over bridle paths, and
through territory having no trails at all, we find not only
one, but In the majority of cases moro than one railroad
. cntaring the country. ,
Cities and towns have taken tlie place of the forest,
-so that it Is quite as easy to reach tho great interior of
British Columbia as It Is to got to tho coast.    Notwithstanding all this development, no change whatever has
boon mado ln the Jury Law,    Except for tho Coast Cities
a jury for the rest of tho province is chosen ln the way
that was dono fifty years ngo.    Undor tho Jurors Act the
Grand and Special Juries aro selected by officials appointed for that purpose from the Revised Register of
Voters,    Tho selection of jurors throughout the province
other than within tho coiiRt cities, is left, ln the hands of
tho sheriff' ,or a bailiff.     It Is impossible under such
conditions to have a jury selected that will bo entirely
favorable or <-n(iroly opposed   to lho   accused   parson,
Thero. is no good reason I'or vesting' in ono porson tho
right to selc'CM. Grand nnd Petit jurlon,     No mutter how
faithfully a sheriff or "bailiff may attempt." to perform
IiIb duty, tlio public will al ways entortuin moro nr Iohh
"  Huspeolon that It Is not right.    Tho Douglas proclamation
was good enough no    dnuht In tlio   old Colonial   days,
hut suroly llio tlmo hafl arrived when lawa unliable to tho
present conditions should ho onactod,
TnlcliiK iiRnln civil actions whcrnln a very limited
numbor of persons nro nolcctod ib Horvo on a Jury why
Hhouhl It ho left either to <i Hhorlff or a bailiff to chnso,
nn 110 nnd he nlono may sen fit, tlin porsons to nerve on
lho Jury. Tho official may hn over ho IioiiohI, and no
doubt Uioho officials try to nol, lionestly, hut ub In thn
ciiho of tho (irimd mul Potlt, juries, so In tho ciiho of other
Jurli-'K, ll Is iiofuHHiiry that their Holortlon Hhould ho mm In
In mich n wny uh will romnvn tlm limnl. miHplclon of pur-
H/.iitiHhlp on tho part of lho nt;ln<!lor. Indued, one •.volition* how a mile of tlm punt, mich jih tho DnimlnH l-Tocln-*
illation Ih, Hhouhl havo linen mndo to do sorvlco iih Ioiik
uh It Iiiih, Until tlm ,lurlon Act lm mudo nppllcalilu tu nil
thn pr>pu Ini nd ' plnros In tlm Province, HUHplclon will nl-
wiu'h l«inl llHidf to tlm huIpcIlon of Jurli-H.
i ,
In it. community whi-rw Dw.ro ure ho nuuiy i-nnnocloil
'     'I
,>|-vnnMv -"'iui tl-n -ml■Minn' Inilnstrv tlm nmnll numbor  tin
fuel nTm w\y\d m*iy Hint It In nlmnut n\\) drnwii from
nmong Dw riinlui or tlmnc ImliiHtrlnllHtH, Ih cortnlnly
proof thnt uomo othor method of imlortlon should lm ■*>»•
Uil'llHlmd. Not it.-ci'HHuilly Ihul llioy Hhould be uccoploil
lmcmiKi' tlmt is Imvond tlm powr of nnv to d-'i-'imlno
until they pmHont tlmmnnlvDH, but tlmy tiro not ovon Rivon
tho opportunity of Imlnu objected to, Thnt tlmy nm not
particularly hunkering for a Juror'H poHt Iiiih nothing to
do with tlm ciiho, iih wn would very much HUe lo noo thu
mnn who tnlu'H kindly to Jury -hitIch*. Htlll tlmro Ih no
oxcuhu for ignoring a body of cill2(<iiH who should perform tlm duties nn w-'ll iih f-nlov tin- prlvll'-K'-H of citizen-
The observation has been frequently made that the
inhabitants in the Old Land are woefully behind the
times and that in Canada thoy -may. be taught numerous
valuable lessons.       " * =-=s==^        .
We have championed the cause of oiir native country
on many occasions actuated by the sincerest of motives,
and also in the firm belief that our contentions were
well founded, but the report in a recent exchange, dealing
"with-aii~eiecti6n— "case "liars-*compellMTT^t-Ti.IaTowledge'
that by the-methods of treating a candidate for parliamentary honors in England, that British Columbia, not
to mention any other province so far outshines the Mother Country as "daylight doth a lamp," and ih fact the
treatment of an M. P. who has won his seat by "ways
that are dark and tricks' that are queer," is a direct blow
to incentive, and one calculated to dishearten those who
hunger for the spoils" of office. Delegates are sent from
this side of the water for different purposes, Technical
Education, Housing Problems, Labor conditions, and we
havo even the Hon. Theodore Roosevelt instructing the
British Government on the best manner of handling Egyptian affairs, yet„so far there has beon no,ono to give
lessons in how to run an election; such an unfortunate
omission should have Immediate and earnest consideration unless tho British electorate sink inlo u state of
backwardness that may causo them to Incur the risk of
being' catalogued as old fogies, "
,   Tho following is an extract from tho exchange alluded to "Tho Decisions ln the Bast Dorset Election petition
was announcod lho other day at Dorchester.    Tho poll-
lion was allowed, and the election of Captain Guest, tho
Uborni M. P. (u son of Lord Wlmborno) wns doclarod
null and void,'     How cruel and thoughtless not to say
lioartloss muat tho judgo have boen who rendered so
advorso a verdict against tho gnllnnt Captain (nil Cnp-
Inlns nro supposed to be "gallant") holding Ills Majesty's
commlHslon, nnd withal the Hon of a nohlo Lord (tho ad-
jectlvo "noble" should always modify a Lord.)     Tho
mason ho was deposed   ami deprived   of tho right of
championing tho'pooplo'a causo, was because forsooth his
ngontH woro charged with such trivial offcncon of "bribery, treating, intimidation, payment of motor earn for
the purpose of taking voloi'H to the polls, payments beyond tlin ninxlmiim allowed, making an Incorrect oxponso»
niturii,"     This Is Hlmply doplornhlo and characterises
the natlvoH of thnt' benighted portion of tl.o Thitlnh Empire as woefully lacking In.npproclallng the honoi'H conferred upon them i>y hnvlng for a Pnrllnnmiuur> -"'**'-*"1
Hontatlvo, ono who not only Ih a captain but a Hot,   ,f u
I.ord to hoot.    TInvo thoy no more gentlnmanly way of
lotting a num down I linn hy tho drnHtlc nmtliod of dnprlv-
Ing hlm of his sent? Would It not hnve hnnn far hotter to
hnvo mulcted IiIh agonth hy tho Imposition of n mnnll
film or iiilmliilHtoriid a bovoio reprimand; but to muscat
ii mini merely bncnUHn of thn iioIh of liln ngontH Ih alto-
Rnthor too dono nn ntlhoronco to tlm legal mnxlm "Tho
principal Ih roHpoiiHlblo for llm nctu of hl.i agouti!," and
Hlioiilil nol, ho considered conRtltutlonnl when elections
nrn Involved,
From tlm nbovo ono fain mum. realize thnt tlio as-
HortloiiH iih to Hrltiilim doendonco hnvo Home olomnnt.
of lruth In thom, nnd wo would Htrongly urgo upon tho
gnllnnt Cnptnin to try IiIh rhntiroH In ll, 0., anil lm cnn
wnt (■-.•euro In lho luiowlcdgo that In Uioho parts lm will
not, ho put lo tlm heavy expenses Incident to writing
M. IV nfter his nnmo nnd ho deprived of tlmm for tlm
paltry ohnrgoH of hrllmry, Intimidation, otc.
Editor Ledger: .
In your issue of last' week you questioned the legality of reducing the circus license. ■ The Free Press criticised the conduct or rather misconduct
of the city in certain matters. When
the Press thus unite in outspoken condemnation of things the public may
well look foi' beneficial results. As
to. the circus matter tliere is' no doubt
whatever that if the council or anyone else reduced the license fee an illegal act was.committed, just as much
so as if one trader were made to pay
one fee and another a differential one.
The Council may pass by-laws but neither it nor any of its officials has the
legal power to suspend them or their,
operation. To a* professional * man
liko myself it is quite evident that in
many respects Fernie works its laws
not according to the spirit thereof so
much as it does according to caprice
or whims.. ' Is it *not too true that
crime is licensed? In the last .analy-
sis'it will be found that the law is not
fairly administered there being too
much of th'e fish or one and flesh of
another style.
The indifference of the • ratepayers
as to thc expenditure of their money
lias seemingly, resulted in a kind pf
belief that the city is a philanthropic
institution, careless as to the number
of servants it employs and regardle/
of what they do. There seems to be
no head or tail to the conduct of the
city's business. Let any one who
doubts this assertion take a walk
around the city and witness for himself the work being done by the payroll army. How, many know, tho
number of men employed on the water
works? Are the city's assets whether
they consist' of' currency,' water "or
mind that there are more ways than
one of stealing. Water e.g. may be
the subject of theft. Is it true or not
that many persons use a common tap,
thus depriving the city of a legitimate
.source of revenue? When I ran for
tho office of Mayor my opponent and
I were agreed that financial audits
should be made and published at least
once every three months. He saw
with me at that time that the public'
had a right to know something from
time to time about civic expenditure.
Has his faith in' publicity been lost and
if so why 30?   ,,
Who knows whether or not there is
an overdraft, and' if one what lt does
amount to; and why it was created and
how it Is secured?  ■ How does revenue
compare with expenditure?*   The business man whoso outlay would exceed
his Income would soon come to grief.
I am not saying that tho city Is spending more than itsrevonue, but I claim
that no one seems to .know whero we
stand.     So long as an overdraft, can
bo maintained nnd checks cashed In
that way no nuepllons are asked, but,
should thoro lm a stoppage of those
things what position would we bo In?
Wo cannot, afford lo go on paying for
glnfeor bread oxtravagance.    Why Is
thoro .nn oldormmilc vacancy?     Tho
people are entitled by right and nol
by grace ,1.o have tho Council mndo up
lo.'the iiiiinhnr tliat tlu* law requires,
Is thoro a belief that a new man will
nsk questions?    If one dnro to quostion the administration of lnw or the
oxpondituro of what Ifi his own money
(ho being a ratepayer) "ho is tormed
a knocker,    Ih It knocking to call I'or
an Impartial onforcomont of tho laws,
and crlllclHO, iik you havo Mr. Editor,
have done, a departure  from  Uioho
laws? Unfortunately lho    ratepayers
ai'o entirely too Indlfforont about what
aro tliolr affairs, tho rosult bolng that
tho cily Is run aftor tho principle of
everyone being IiIh own mastor.     Let
the council como out In the opon with
lliolr accounts iind loll us whoro wo
kIimd, , ,
Youi'H fnllhfully,
L. P. Eckstein
Fop Kodak Supplies
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Sooner or later this cry will come
right home to you.' Be prepared
for it.   " ., ■
a Policy
to Insure ' your, homo - in caso of
Fire. The premium is but a trifle.
Iii fact the price of a cigar a day
will buy quite an* amount of insurance. See us about this.      i
Insurance and Real Estate
The Leading Druggist Phone 118
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One handsome Mendelssohn. Piti-no, Walnut
case, latest, design, a most durable and sweet
toned,instrument, a genuine0bari!;am at •„  ■
V $340
One Simplex Piano Player, can be attached to
any make of Piano,, in first class condition,
,witli twelve rolls of music, original,cost $300
A real snap,.only-
\ Just around the corner
from Bleasdell's
Drugstore '
Open Night s& Day
.    . M. W. Elley, District Mgr, '
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Furniture Moving a Specialty
Leavo Orders with W. Keay
PHONE   78
District Ledger for Ads.
If flir. n-iiAwiii. Sherlock llolmcH wi>r*> ro vlnll Fit-
it Ik a forcf-oiii) coticlimloii ilmt with IiIh miuv.-lloiiH
Tlio iliy ivt-flllK-r wo lmvo boen bavins recently lm»
I'Hiiwil iln- wood in tlio slilf'wnlkH lo warp ami ronHP-
.-u-.'iiily iiiillrt Iiuvij rnl8r>-I tliolr IihhIh ho high tlmt tho
too or ow/h mIicju or tlio lieiii of it Rlilrt Ih likely to como
in Kiiililcii i-olllHlott. mucli 'a Hie illHKUfit of lho ownor of
ilie slit*-.' or lln« dwnn.   Mvw'a iui ont-hlnc tov hoi&o i-ncr-t
imwt-iH umi ohHiTvutlivi.1 lio woulil tli-Tin I id*, by llu> K**U<* Vlvli- employ*"!., to illniilny liln -.-wirBy md nccunicjr
*lmt'1c*t oi deduction-*, d-M-wl any ot our tMten* l-y Dwlr j of olni l>y hammering down Into plaro ihoao obtrtmtvo
peculiar -stylo of -wAlklng.    True, «'V«-ryboily ixpertM upa  ob]i-<-u
You muni, or coui'bo, ltnow your
Htoeli of ffomlH—but, yourwilf— how In
It, with tlmt. furl or In lho problom?
You will novor do youruolf JubUco an
n HiiloHiiiiin unlil In colli blood you
hnvo l nlion Mori* of yourHOlf, TuUn
poiicll mid,pnpor today nnrt wrlto
down In lho — nnd x coluiniiB yonr
Rood polnlH nnd your lind polntH iih ii
Why? IlreniiRo you ouptht to uho
your nood point a to tho limit, nnd ho-
Kin n HyHteimitli* campaign on ovor-
comliiB your fniiltu,
Lot'B mol down to cnunH, Aro you
IndUHirloiifl. optimistic, (horouKh, nml
quick, obBorvniii, patlont, nlwnyH cour-
tooiiH, Inoiriil, clnlr In oxpresHliiR your
tlioiiKlitH, nolo to concent nil*--"
_ ii yon iilwiiy'! lici-ji your 1 onijM'v,
titllc ton nnirh or too littlo?
Do you ovor rohhIp, oxiiRffornto, or
Aro you loynl to tho houuo? ,
Ahnul your liniiltlr. ,\ ('nn you lm-
jn'-ivn It' \vn vnn Qlr-ppl-nir nnnm»"n?
IJo you enl HiMiBlbly? Do you oxcrclna
Lots ho brutally frank, nnd talk of
pi-i-donn! ii|i|i('iiiniico. Aro you nn im-
maculatoly clean as your Job will ul'
low your IiiiihIr nml nulla. cIoUioh nnd
HllOf'H lo bo?    ,
I'm not pronrhliijr, Thin Is a ehnt
nbout nn Inventory which I lnko my-
nolf prrlodlriilly, nnd I ncvor do It
willioii! timliiu; ihnt I miiHt lump
liiilldliiK up wliero my (k'feiiHim lmvo
fnllrn nwny,*—KxchnnRO.
I.ON'UOX. ,liiiu« 15—In tho IIouho ol
Commnnr, Mi*. Awiullh, pivnifrr, nn*
noiiiiiiil tliui tlm nalitry of tho IU.
Hon. .lohn !iurnn. proBldont of tho
local Rovcrtiniciit board, will ho flvo
thousand ix-und***.
No doubt ho earn* It.
Before You Buy, See!
You can have your choice from the finest
stock in East Kootenay. Good Goods at
tho lowest price.
Special Sale of Cut Glass
China, Watches & Chains
Jowol Wnltlimn
" "       , in 20 yoar filled case
t< tt tt tt tt    ' rt
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Jowol Movomont in a Twonty -five Yoar Caso
14k Solid Goltl Watch and Cliain, 1» Jowol moromont
$ 5.00
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As there have not been many items
.-published in.your paper about'- this
--*■ pla-H- and thinking, that the sleeping
;*.* sickness which has many victims in
this neighborhood, had also gathered
* * your correspondent    in its embrace,
• decided* to write some jottings, Wii'idi
-.,* I trust"'niay.find reproduction in your
'*'•',-columns.     ' ...
- -, Harry Gates, the worthy secretary
'*■ -of our local council is busily engaged
taking the census to ascertalnwhether
'■or not it is timo for us to lay aside
our swaddling village clothes and don
the more advanced ones of a full fledg-
. ed town.     The co-operation of every
citizen should bo forthcoming for this
very laudable object.
'On Juno 7th Mrs. J.. Price presented
'   Jack with a girl. *" * .
Thp members of the Lille Football'
*' club paid us a visit with the object of
trying conclusions with the'local leather punchers.''    J. Graham will require to take a little more exercise, if
-.   he  expects  to  become1, a  prominent
player.      A; slight  variation   in  the
forward, line is needed.    The gritty
-style of the half backs was a-treat,
••', and one thing was noticeable and that
was tlje excellency   of   combination
". work. *.  Captain Banks.knows how to
.  work his men up to the front.   What
,; was the matter with the back? Jock
•Holmes in goal.is surely the right man
in the* right place, and the way he sav-
■,-*•■ ed was nothing short of brilliant.. The
' ■ game - .though stubbornly * contested,
, ended in favor of the liome team by
'■■'■one'goal to nil.     Lille should try to
,    become.members of the league as they
have some first rate material among
, them and keep things going at a good
pace.   ■ ' ■  ■
The skirl of the pipes brought back
visions of hame-and then the dancing.
«. J\lon' it was gran'. There-is, one
thing to be said about the Lille crowd:
they are about '<D\e liveliest bunch cf
sports that have visited us.
Sam. McDonald is now sufficiently
recovered to go back to work, and we
hope that, his familiar figure will .he
..seen again, on ..'the football field be-
- fore the season closes.
J. Snow, who was laid up on account
of a nasty Occident is now on the convalescent list and we trust his com-
, plete-recovery is only a question of a
.-short'time.   ..                  ., " , ■
* The bakery business formerly nan'
died by L. Schor'n is now in the hands
of A. Baton whom we wish every sue:
cess in-his new venture." -.	
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Home'nick of" Slavonic nationality was
killed outright and William Kelly-is
so dangerously injured '.as to leave
but little hopes for his recovery; Aug-
uste Verheire,- a Belgian- was also
slightly hurt.       - - '
■ From the. evidence obtained it' appears that the.icause was the falling
of coal from the' rib' which completely
buried Homenlclc and Kelly; and Verheire, -who was just out of the range
of the falling mass, escaped with but a
bruise, from a lump of coal. The case
of.Homenick is exceptionally sad because of the.large family who are thus
robbed of the bread winner and guide.
A wife and eight children mourn his
loss, six girls and two boys. The deepest sympathy of the wholo community
is felt for this unfortunate family in
this hour of dire bereavement. '
Coroner Disney and the jury, after,
viewing the body, adjourned the Inquest until 10.30 Thursday morning,
pending the result of the investigation
of Government Inspector Stirling.
. Later: Thursday morning received
a phone message from our correspond-
end that William Kelly had-succumbed. *    '      ' .    .       *
Kelly, leaves a wife and two • children. The inquest was postponed un-
til-.Friday morning.
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toria last. Saturday where it is hoped
that the health* of Mrs.. Hill may be
,much Improved by the change. They
have the best wishes of* the ..entire
, community.
<;' Let me call the attention of the people of Coleman that A. Benson is the
selling agent for the District Ledger,
and also has a few copies each week to
sell to .transient^-purchasers., , ,'
. J. E. Annable, the real estate magnate from Nelson Bi C, was in town
recently making some fruit land
A large number of dwellers in' tho
valley enjoyed themselves tripping the
. light fantastic aa guests of tho gentlemen of Colomnn. There were represent ativos from Blairmore, Frnnk,
Carbondalo, otc. ■       •   ■'
Saturday last tho wholo community
was aroused by loud,' shrieking-"and
persistent whistling coming from-tho
direction of tho C. P. ll„ and not-knowing whether It was a flro, or an accident a crowd rushed down only to find
out that lt was a valvo that waa out
of order nnd refused to shut up whon
It ought to. .
Wo have hnd mnny additions to our
burg roconlly, nil of which ought to
liidp us to swell tho census ns tho on-
umerntor will suroly not forgot, to Includo thom.
Welsh nnd Scotch 1 think predominated In iho last batch. Whnt' do
you think Bob .lonos? Says old timer,
tho ontortnlnmont wns just grand nnd
don't you forget It. When will somo
moro be coming out? Don't forgot to
■lot. us know ho that wo cnn glvo our
willing iiHHlHtuuco to greet, thorn all
right royally.
Tho football tonm Ih not llmltort to
tho mon as wo havo a crowd of youngsters who are opon to play matches
with nny boy's tonm undor tho ago of
IC. Tom Maeleod will bo glad to
hear from any teams who would llko
to iirriiugo for giiuici*.
Tho I, 0. 0. V. sports* to bo hold in
tho Park will cortnlnly bo worth soiling im tho mombors of thin woll known
order aro doing everything In thoir
powor- to mako tho ,ovont"ono to bo
remembered nnd wo fool confldonl that
It will bo too.
Tho prlzo llHt is ovor $1000. A
littlo mwgoHtlou to tho Park commit-
too. Plnco somo aort of n wicket or
fonco to koop tho footlmll within tho
Ovorhonrd In Colomnn:
MIhh 8 (no It Ih not Smith): I know
a young lndy In 11 who nccoptH rings
from Kontlumun whom she doon not
Mlua 1); How shocking! Suroly
vou must lio miHtnkon. I wont bo-
iiovo It!
MIhh 8: Von, truly hIio docB, Why
Bho answers tho tolophono nt Central,
Ila! Iln-.
Tho McOllllvrny Crook Conl and
Coko Compnny are now mnUlnK rapid
progronfl, Thoir new track Ih complotcd.
McD-Mii-ilil htw ■now Inkr-n up xm
Htnnd nt. CnrUondnlo nnd wo truHt thnt
his Htoro mny always bo crowdod with
cash i-uMomcrs.
McQIlllvrny pit bond: "Jack, you-
nro Into,    What'R up wP yo?
TrnMf Woll vnn noo. boss 1 dreamt
last night I was nt a football match,
nnd It wa« u cup tlo gnmo nnd tho final wnn ono goal to onch; tho roforoo
ordered extra tlmo to ho playod and
ho of courso I Htayod to hco tho finish.
Dors: An thut wns tho flnnl mutch
romombor not to uno If for nn cmiiiw
nnv moro fhl* nonson.
The blgga-l. celebration tn tho Pass
will tnko plnco o\\ Dominion Day, July
Int., nt Pernie JI. C, when uporlH of nil
kind* will bo Indulged In. Footlmll
inelclics, handball gamci, tug-of-war,
foot races, long and •hart dlstancr-a,
home too] race* etc. Watch for further particular*.
* A -serious and fatal nrrldont occurred hero on Tueaday tho 15th In No. 2
mlno 10!) chuto of the International
Coal and Coke    Company.    Joseph
'■', The services in the Presbyterian
church on Sunday will be conducted
by the new resident minister, Rev. Mr.
Graham, Morning service at 11 a.m.
and evening at 7.30. A hearty invitation is extended to all.
Billy Birkett is now handling the ribbons for the Trites Wood team up here
as Dav.fi Murray, Junior has resigned
from the job.   '. -■ -
William Cadman, Dan Shaw and A.
McFegan. arrived back in camp last
Friday after being as far as Stewart,
in Alaska," and they say things are in
a very bad! state out there. Very little work and two and a "half, a day
board, and, advise all miners to give
this district a, wide berth.
Jack Sewell of Michel was up here
last -week end visiting Mr. and Mrs. G.
Moses.  *>*■-.. •     '
• Sam Heany and Pat Lavery arrived
in camp last Saturday from Butte,
Barney Caufield has been laid up
this last wek with a severe attack of
quinsey. ■*   ;
Mrs. T. Wakelem Ji\", of Coleman,
was visiting her friends up here on
Tuesday.     _' - ■
We' have just received word that our
old friend W. II, Evans, who has been
"spendirig"the "last'few—weeks—in-Washington, has been advised to take a trip
to Los Angeles. ., He is*much better
in health, but is still suffering from
ishortness of breath. It is to be hoped that the trip will do him good as he
has had a hard time of it during the
last six months.
-Dont forget tho Socialist ice cream
social in the club hall" on Monday
•night. A good musical programme
his been arranged and ice cream for
everybody. Come in crowds and have
a good time.
Paddy Mulgrew went down to Hosmer Inst Saturday to referee the
match between Hosmer and Frank but
the Frank team did not turn up so ho
took in the' league mooting instead,
iind saved his lifo.
. Teddy (tho old timer) • is around
again. ■ You can very often hear him
before ho is seen;1 -*
Billy Hughes was tho delegate from
hero to the lcaguo meeting hold   at
Hosmer.last Saturday    when several
Items of interest to tho lenguo wero
discussed, ono bolng tho advisability
of getting better roforoos, as the two
Hont. up hero from Hosmer caused a
great deal of dissatisfaction at both
gnmoB between tho   Coal Creok and
Fornio  teams,      Tho  draw   for  tho
first round of tho Mutz cup resulted ns
follows, the gnmo to bo plnyed on the
ground of,tho first named club:
Bellovuo nnd Fornio.
Michel nnd Conl Crook
Hosmor nnd Colomnn
Moylo and Cranbrook
Frank a byo.
All gnmos to ho playod on or boforo
tho first Saturday In Soptomhor.
Tho football commlttoo havo arranged to run nn oxcursion train to Mlchol
today (Saturday), when thoy hope
with tho'tonm thoy nrq taking down
to avenge tho detent (hoy had to tako
up here. The train is booked to leave
Coal Creek at 4.15 and'Fernie Great
Northern at 4.40,- return fare. $1.25.
Tickets may be had from any of the
committee, or applying to the secretary, Billy Hughes.
A grand- reunion took place up here
last Thursday when Mrs. Ike Cartmell
and daughters arrived from Cumberland, England. ' Ike and the two sons
have ben batching fov a few\,weeks
so their troubles wlll.be over by having a good cook at home.
George Finlayson and his brother out
of the'Home Bank took a trip down to'
Elko last Sunday. The city itself is
not as* large as they expected to see,
but. still Fred Roo lives there.
We had four more arrivals from
Lancashire, England during the last
week: ■
- Thomas Crltchley
Thomas Robinson       ,    ,
J. Towhsend
J. Pollitr *,-■'.
One of the last lot of new horses
which* arrived ,up here about three
weeks ago was taken up to-No. 1 north
last Friday afternoon' and being left
by himself for a few. minutes took a
notion^ to come down the mountain.
Ho then took the road to Fernie where
he arrived, and .then headed for the
west. Some men at Cokato saw him
and tried to stop him but' the horse
eluded them with ease and last seen
he was making his way towards Morrissey., The driver and some, of the
stable hands were out all week, looking
for him, but up to the present he is
a free horse.   . ■     *      ■■ ■
The electric lights were .playing a
game of hide aind seek on Wednesday
night.   . '    '
The special meeting called by the
District President last Sunday evening-
did not draw such a crowd as it should
have done, but those who were there
got a nice little surprise.-* It is not
often that working men get such nice-
stories told them as the one .they
heard last Sunday night, but '"nuf
said" those that were there enjoyed it.
and those that were not missed a
treat. The question of the price on
longwall in No. 9 has not been fixed
up yet, but the district officers have
it in hand, and they are negotiating
with the. m&ndger this week with a
view to coming to a satisfactory arrangement.
Some of bur young men, are anxious
to start a baseball team up here. If
they could arrange for a meeting in
the club hall some evening something
might be done towards making a move
that way. We "have planty bfegood
runners; all they require is equipment and a little practice and then we
could invite Dan Slavln's champions
down from Hillcrest, ■ Straight goods,
' Goal: Thomas Banns
Backs: W. .McFegan, and J. McLat-
chie."'   ''-'". '
Half Backs: J. Sweeney, Parnell, R.
Johnstone. ,
Right Wing: Smith; O. Joison.
Left wing: Bert Hartwell and P.
Centre: Manning.
Reserve:  George .Booth.
Linesman: Wm. Atkinson.
Mr. J. Boardman has been appointed
provincial guardian of the peace up
here. ''
♦ A digger in No. 1 North named   J.
Taylor got hurt with some rock falling
on him on Wednesday afternoon.
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♦ ELKO NOTES by Fred Roo     ♦
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Joe Grafton, well known throughout
the Pass as a real estate and fruit land
agent, .was up here on Wednesday advertising some choice fruit lands for
sale near Creston. Joe is arranging
to take a party down on the 20th to
see the land and judge for themselves
what they are buying. • Several Creekites have bought land from him and
are highly satisfied. We-get lots of'
ronl estate men up here but Joe Is' the
only one that stays* with us.
Tho football toam went to Bellevue
last Saturday In good spirits and water, determined to win but alas! they
lost. The first half of the game was
played ln n gnle of wind nnd Bellevuo
managed -to got one through which
gave Horrocks no chance to stop. Half
tlmo Bellevue 1 and Creek none. The
second hnlf both tenm did some flno
work and somo really excellent passes wero made by the Creek, each man
doing his ' utmost to equalize tho
score. ,'
Tho Coal Crook boys think that If
Ihey had had as much experience with
the many conflicting specimens of
wind for which Bellevue Is famous
that thoy would have won the match,
but this lack of knowledge seriously
handicapped thom, as, their own little
vlllngo novor hns any of thoso tornado
brr-ozoB. Despite nil oddR thoy managed to oqunlize tho scoro about fif-
toon minutes aftor' tho second hnlf
wns cnllod, but n fow minutoH beforo
tlmo wns up Bellevue Hoored lho whining gonl nnd so tho tnlc ends, Bellevuo 2, Conl Crook 1. Thoro wns hoiiio
good playing by mombors of both tho
teams and wo ciun say that whon thoy
(Bollovuo) como up horo wo shnll try
nnd trounco them to n finish.
Tlio tonm to defend the honor of tho
Creok ngalnst Michel on Saturday Ih
as follows:
The possession of gold makes the
meanest man powerful. The lack of
gold makes many a great man weak.
L. J. Broadwood, the big game hunter, returns to Elko and left for the
South Fork on AVed nesday to pursue
the elusive and gamey • trout this
stream is noted for. , ,
Jim Murphy, the alert and progressive fire warden, was down around Roo-
sville. Those apple growers are
anxious to get ..the limber out of the
valley, * but Murphy*, will get thern if
they don't' watch out (      ;
Young ladies from Fernie, Hosmer
and Michel visiting Elko with ice
cream experience*should call at Mrs.
Carter's Ice cream parlor.
If you want to keep in the sunlight
come down to Elko. * ■ , *
We are too busy boosting Elko, to
monkey with politics.
Roots require,grubbing to make the
land fit for producing crops. ■ ■* But
there are others. Take, a good-rhubarb root; the more you grub it the
more it produces to the welfare of tho
human race. „We shipped a big consignment of this healthy:* fruit to' the
Crows Nest Trading Company the
other day with a nice pine apple flavor.
See their add in this paper and ask
for Roosville's Rosy .Rhubarb.
■On account of the-writer's absence
iri the Big Red Apple country, Gateway
and "Kootenay river'.points this week,'
the. news itenis are,a littlo. short on
one end, but we'll make up. and be
there with the goods next week. ."
* Elko is full of visitors, * and as we
are strictly on the water wagon, we
have, not had time to look, over the
hotel register this week, biit we noticed dozens of strangers walking on
the violet strewn banks of the Elk on
our r'etui „ from the' south.
Yes, Mr. Editor, we live each day so
:tnai we=can i0Oiv==any-=R'ian=squarc=5:in=
the face and tell him to go to M 1
if necessary. ■
ter for the Lancashire languages. Apply to Box 31,. Michel B. C,
The funeral of our late brother,Archie Clark took place on Tuesday afternoon. The service was held in
the Methodist church, where the Rev.
Mr. Chenoweth gave a beautiful and
most impressive sermon,. The remains were then conveyed and followed by a large'number to the new cemetery, where tlie last tribute was paid
to one whom all respected.
The mines, have been idle for a couple of days this' week "owing to the
compressor breaking down.
' The football game   between'   Coal
Creek and Michel to be played on Saturday at Michel is expected to, draw
a  large  crowd  of spectators.      The
Michel boys are in the best of trim,
and so are the Creekites.     Tlie line
up follows:
Goal:',.!. Rayner,
Backs: J. Mason, S. Moore.
Half Backs: J. Gordon, G. Millet, W.
Forwards: A. Boo'thman, R. Sudworth, W. Sudworth, T. Carney, A.
-Reserve:. C. Walker,
The Michel band will also be in attendance to cheer the boys on to victory. '
Mr.* Nat Howells,has left the camp
aaid has gone to Corbin where ho has
taken up the* position of fire boss at
the- colliery located, at that place. The
boys wish him every success in his
new venture.
Tho Michel band are practising faithfully for the coming contest, which is
to ,be held at Lethbridge on Dominion day, and we hope that after July
lst it will be "Michel Prize Band," instead of at present just plain ■ Michel
Band..     " '-'
There are rumors around the camp
that the managers of the different
boarding'houses are going to raise the
board, but there is nobody around that
has seen any notices that the Coal
Company are going to raise the wages
a little' higher.
It is about three months since the
Coal Company promised to have the
sinks put in the houses. We notice
that a majority of them are, without
the sinks yet. The company's promises are like the water tiiat should
bo going down the said sinks instead
of being drawn from outside. ■
1-1. Varley, Mr. Harry Fisher and Mr.
Samson of Coal Croek, the last named being an exceptionally good singer, his rendering of the song "I'm Sitting on the Stile Mary," was much
• A" few remarks were made by Mr.
R. Levitt and Mr. Parnell after which
tho singing of Auld Lang Syne brought
a very enjoyable evening to a close.
The following table shows the present standing of the league:
'   Won
Michel ...  ... '    3 '
Bellevue    3
Coal Creek    2
Fernio    2
Coleman       1
Hosmer    0
Frank        0
There are quite a bunch of Hillcrest
boys coming hero every night for
their glass of refreshment. The hotel
at Hillcrest has been closed for some
little' time now and Billy Ryan, the
livery man is making good alright in
bringing the boys over.
Mr. Ralph Ellison has accepted a
position of cook at Corbin boarding
house, and will elave, Bellevue in a
few days.
Mr. Rogers, late bf Edmonton, has
succeeded the Rev. Jones at Bellevue
Methodist church. ' Mr. Jones has left
for a trip to the'old country.
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The election for,checkweighraan on
Saturday Inst resulted in tho selection
of thb following first three      :
D. J. McDonald ..'..■ 242
P. Mancuso 252
J. Haddon  '. .-v 269
F. Campbell .;..;..,. 183
J. Marsh  197
Ernest Lapsley, Elk river valley, had
the misfortune to lose his team and
wagon. He attempted to ford the
river at Long Prairie. ., One oftho
horses went down and the other being
unable to hold ngninst tho strong current went down also. Tho team and
wagon were washed down stream
some 300 yards when th« struck a log
Jam, the wagon being'wnshed under
Lapsley had a narrow escapo himself
from drowning.    ,
A shooting accident which resulted
fatally occurrod on Mlchol Prnlrlo on
Sunday, Archlo Clark and Bob Sharp
were out shooting gophers, ■ Sharp
hnd tho rlflo undor his arm when tho
gun wont, off accidentally, tho bullet
striking Chirk In 'tho abdomen. The
unfortunnto mnn wns convoyed to the
hospital with all possible hasto, but
died at four a.m. the noxt morning,
Gront. sympathy Is felt for tho wlfo
and relntlvos of deceased also for
Shnrp, who Is grlot stricken.       ,
Clark, tho unfortunnto victim of tho
shooting affair, mndo nn nntomortem
Htntomont In which ho complotoly exonerated Sharpo from all blame ln
connoctlon therewith.
Tho following Is a copy of a lottor*
rccolvod by tho Bocrotnry of tho union
fro't Bonga:
Denr Sir:
BUI HlmlBtcr axt ml't send yo mini
Co-op rulOH. Yo'l fnhnd urn In o par-
col o aw HonrtH o pamphlets on Co-op-
oration tin ah Root fro't Co-op union
offices P Manchlstor.
Bill nnro towd ml yoro namo ho yo
mun oxktiBO thin.
Ah'Ht bl fnln't yor nx yoro Co-op Ih o
howlln' huccobh. If yo cawnt road
thin yo mun nx Hiinihoy fro't IlongH If
thoy'l thraimlnlo It for yo, Thry Tom
'Hntcllffo, Noaw dont forgot to Just
Hiiy u% yo'n nut I on (Iioho pnppei'H; un
thfit'l ploocox mo, for m| thrubl un bit
o oxpeueo; (lood noot owd lad, un
HiiccoHH to tho coming Social Revolution
.Tnck Haw
Wanted for the nbovo nn Intcrprc-
For the information of visiting brothers the Bellevue Local 431 U. M..W.
of A. meets on the _firstj_and third
Sundays'"of each month at 9730 a.m.
to -friends at Monarch, .Alberta, on
Sunday night. »
Messrs. R. "Livett and J. Burke attended the meeting of the Crows Nest
Pass Football league at Hosmer on
Saturday June 11.
They were therefore unable to witness the game between Coal Croek and
Bellevue, when the latter annexed the
scalps of Billy Hughes Terrors, By
tho way, there was a rumor to the effect that Mr'. Hughes had committed
harl karl.
Mr. Wm. Robson, the photographer
of Hosmer was in town for a few days
tills week, , Mr. Robson was fortunate in securing somo remarkablo photos of the Frank slide.-
The Bellevue football team will travel to Hosmer on Saturday, next, June
The result of the foot ball match
between Conl Creek and Bellevuo resulted In a win for Bellovuo by a score
of 2 to 1.   ,
Thero wns a groat denl of excitement during the gnme. ' Bellovuo wns.
unfortunnto enough to lose Vnrloy
nbout five minutes nfter commonclng,
This togothor with tho fnct thnt wo
hod Bovernl other plnyors on, tho sick
list, including. Cnrdlo nnd Drownrlgg,
made It nppcnr a certainty for Coal
Creole. Howovor we managed to win
what wiih .doscrlbod iir the moHt exciting gnmo that, hnd boon plnyed In
flellevno for mnny- n long dny.
Thoro was a penalty glvon ngnlntit.
Bellovuo from whicli Conl Crook scored thoir only little,'solltnry, ono-eyod,
lopHlili-d gonl. This ponnlly was described us ono 'bf tlio rolk'noHt ovor
glvon'in tho Push,
Roforoo FniHiir cnn coiikUIoi* himself
a lucky mnn that thoro wiih not. Homo
sawdust thrown at him, Tho Bollovuo
crowd uro an a rulo good HportHmon,
but tlio penalty nbovo referred to ovon
mndo tho Indies n bit mini,
Imnicillal-'ly nftor tlio centri*- klcU
Bollovuo made n flno piny nnd aflor
Homo fine piihhIiib Putrlo ncorod lho
winning gonl fur Bellevue,
Thoro wns a social nt tho Compnny
hall after tho, nintcli, under iho huh*
PIcoh of the Ilollovuo Athletic club,
whon a docont nmount of bovorngo
wiih put nVny, SongH were huiik hy
Mr. Jnnu'rt LlndHiiy, Mr. Parnell, Mr.
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On Monday last the friends of Mr.
I. Dawson were entertained by him at
a social hop in the band hall. •'■The
gentlemen were kept busy during the
evening owing to the ladies being in
the majority.
Mr. Dawson was employed as clerk
in the Company's store here at one
time. The past two years he has been
residing in Lethbridge. He is now-
selling real estate for a Lethbridge
firm and reports business, good in this
On Wednesday evening a celebration was held in the band hall to arrange for the celebration of Dominion
'Day in Canmoro. Mr. James Clyne
was elected chairman and the various
committees were chosen. •■ Tho Finance committee are already at work.
It is expected that this will be the best
celebration ever held ' in the town.
Football, baseball, and all kinds of
sports will be indulged in. Look out
for cheap rates from' all, parts of the
Work has commenced on the new
school house wliich is to'be built this
cum _•*•»•*•__
now wearing the smile that does not
wash off.
Let, the good work go on. Watch
Corbin grow like the green bay tree
so famous in scripture.
The suave Mr. Ryan, the acknowledged leader of cotillions in Chicago,
wlio lias decided to salubriato for a
short time in our midst will soon be
able to, supply the camp with those
liquid refreshments so loved by * the
ladies and so hard on the'pocket book
of the sterner sex. Ice cream and
lemonade of all colors and'flavors supplied on short notice and scientifically
concocted. .Iim is entitled to write
A. M. after his name., No this does
not mean Master of Arts, but stands
for Able Mixerologist.
Ed. Roberts is tasting of,the flesh'
pots of Egypt in the city of Spokano,
and it is expected that he will return
in about two ,weeks provided iiis exchequer does not give out. Enjoy it
while you are' young Eddy for when
you are old,you can't.
Present indications all point to a
record output fo rthe present month.
We cordially invited all hunters,
Toddy Roosevelt included, to come and
havo a,bear hunt as Mr. Mrs. and the
whole B— family have been seen
in our neighborhood recently.0 Catch
a bear and have your picture taken to
send to your friends. ' Coal' Creek take
note.     (,
F. M. Allen, our genial and obliging
freight agent contemplates taking,his
yearly constitutional holiday next December. A long time between Corbin
and Spokane.   -•
Tlie hospital without    patients and .
the Doctor is not overburdened with
sick cases—--fact is ,we are seriously
thinking of advertising the place as a
health resort.
Johnny Redhead is dinky conductor
up here now and thinks that Corbin is
-all right,
Pay day Saturday will not be as important as  in  the  next few  months,
when we anticipate a good sized wad-
will be distributed among the workers
by A. M. Allen.
Mr. A. M. Allen was seen by your
correspondent,getting on the train for
the west, and there is a rumor afloat
that he may get married, but dont you
believe it.
Charles Garner was in the camp on
Thursday looking after matters of interest to tiie organization. He reports having had quite a big time at
Indianapolis where he has just recently returned'from. \Ve congratulate
him.; on his advancement to the position of international board member,
as this is the first time we have seen
him since we said good-bye to him in
Michel a year ago.
Coal claims are being prospected to
the east and west of Canmore at the
present time.
The followers of Isaac Walton are
having poor luck this summer. The
finny tribe have departed for waters
unknown. Canmores crack fisherman
"Jos Sidloc"' is not able to locate any
of them.  -'    •
The government havo evidently now
found Canmore on tho map. They are
doing considerable work In town, building bridges and repairing, but not before it was needed.
On Saturday evening the Jas. Fax
Company gavo a renl treat to the people of Canmore. It was not as well
attended as lt might have been, but
those who did attend had no regrets.
The songs, both comic nnd sentimental
woro first, class In every rcBpoct, nlBO
the readings. Tho audience showed
their,appreciation by the frequent encores, which wero responded to ln every case,thus mnklng tlio progrnmme a
double header. Tho entertainment
came to a close by lho singing of two
flno qunrtottuR hi which the whole
compnny took part. Wo hope to henr
tho Jnmos Fax Concert Compnny ngnln
An old tlmo Cunmorilo ln the porson
of Joo Blnvn loft town yestoi'dny, for
Dollovuo, whore ho hns gono to join
his brothor .Too. Ho hns boon employed by tlio compiiny lw.ro for tho
pnRt olght yonrs ns blnckHinlth, Ills
many frlondu at Cnnmoro wish hlm
good luck,
Names of the Officials of the  Moyie
Miners Union       . /
MOYIE, B. C. June IC—Following
are the officers elected by the Moyie
Miners Union for the coming six
months, made complete hy tho second
ballot for financial secretary, ' taken
President: Albert, Gill.
* Vice-President:  George Turner.
Treasurer:  Michael Regan.
Financial secretary: Jnmes Roberts.
Recording Secretary: Alfred Baldry.
Warden: Angus McDonald.
Finance committee: .Davo Porter, S.
McDougall nnd Goorgo Powell.
Trustees: Warren Innis, Georgo Tur-
uor, William Sullivan, Arthur Pitman.
S. McDongnll.
Jnmes Roberts was elected delegate
to the W. F. of M. convention In Denver In July.
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ConrriK'tH havo boon lol for about
*.'-". ' -.rliciov (iwollln.'.;-.' *i'id il Is onl * u
(|iioh!Ioii of n very short tlmo when
our burgh will present quito a oltlfl.-d
Tlio work on tlio big hoarding Iiouho
Is prngrcHsliig In good shape,
MeCullough and IIowolls, both from
Mlchol, nro now up hero iik shift. Iioh-
.Junius II, Hill him Iuul lho good luck
lo ciitch a twelvo pounder. Mother
and child nro doing woll ami .llm   Ih
Edmonton June 7,
To tho Local Secretaries \i. M. W. of
A. Dist. 18:
We, Local union 238S Edmonton,
Alta., desire to stato thnt a former
mombor of mild local union, ono ChnR,
Hamilton, nationality Scotch, holght
Ei ft. 7 in., complexion fair, snndy hair
nnd moustache, color of oyos bluo,
weight nbout lf>r- pournlK, wiih Influential in having tho mlncm of mild
local union rescind lliolr chock off »)•«■
torn, nnd desire to Htnmp hlm nn u
mnn devoid of principle- nud doHiituto
of honor, iuul doHlro ull HocrelnrlcH of
Local uiiIohh to bu ou tliolr guniil
ngaliiHt. thin iiiiui.
T. 13. .Iiuiioh
A. C. Hrovoy
llltl'l'lllltloillll Ol'KlllllZl'I'H
TJntinMnlny atnrnln nl" o ii7nnnlo loll
TTnll flnlo/l '/lodnoo/oiiych Oomlkow
w nmoryco. O utrwnlonlo Hknll pluoy
I URody. O plnco zn woglo kopnno, od
tony, znmlnHi od wo/.u Jak ditwnloj., O
UHtnnowlonlc Humlonncgo I uniinrkow-
nnf'iTo ■HVHtcmii dckownnln,
Nlnli'lttzyin fldtmsimy nto dn robotnl-
kow whkc-JzIo, a Hitczogolnloj do Corn-
Ikow ahy tarn nlo przyjnmowull prncy,
cstem poiiiogu nam wywnlczyc Zwyde»-
Po dalH/.o Informncyo sle inlnc do
Win. WnlMim, rtuUr. Lokalu Hull No.
4(59, V. M. W. A. Springhiil. N. 8.
Special Engagement of
G«org« Kunkft in Bolitmlan Qlrl al Grand Th«»tr« Monday Junt 20
♦ Km-p away ft-mi Blairmore,
♦ Alls*., JlUiuu, u.. v.wt\ arc bctuy,
♦ Inld off At thnt place.
Presenting an Elaborate Production ofthe Romantic Opera
The Bohemian Girl
PRICES $1.50. 1.00 75c. SOc __. uw t&k. Jl>£**f**Xm.
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THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE,    B.C. JUNE 18, 1910  ,;:--. ,a.
Coa/ Mines Regulation Act
An Act to Consolidate and Amend the Coal
Mines Regulation Act and Amending Acts--
Full Interpetation Regarding All Workings
(Clauses 1 and 2 doal with interpretations, etc., and are omitted iu nol
necessary to n thorough'understanding of the contents.)
, Employment of Women; Girts and
3. No boy under the ni**-.*- of fifteen
years and no girl or woman of nliy «ko
shall be employed or bo permitted to
ho in tlie mine for tlie purpose of employment therein.
No boy under the nu« of foiirioeu
years and no girl or woman of any ng"
shall be employed or permitted to be
in or about tlie surface, workings of u
colliery for the purpose of employment: Provided, however, thnt thli*
prohibition shall not affect tho employment of any person engaged In
the performance of clerical work, or In
performing' domestic duties In any, hotel, boarding house or residence In
connection therewith. C. A. 18S8, c
84, s. 4. '
4. Where there Is a shaft or Inclined plane or level in any mino to which
this Act applies, whether for tho purpose of a,n entrance to such mine or
of a communication from one part to
another part of such mine, and persons are taken up and down or nlong
such shaft, plane or level.by means of
an egine, .windlass >■ or gin,, drivei or
worked by steam or any mechanical
power, or by an animal or by manual
labor, a* person shall not bo allowed to
have charge of such engine, windlass,
or gin or any part bf the machinery,
ropes chains or tackle connected therewith unless lie is a male of at least
eighteen years of age. Where the
engine, windlass or gin is worked by
an animal, the person under whose direction the driver of the animal acts
shall, for the purposes of this section,
be deemed to be the person in charge
of the engine, windlass or gin, but
such driven shall not be under fifteen
years of age.     C. A. 18SS c 84, s 11.
5. If any person contravenes or fails
to comply with or permits any person
to contravene or fail to comply with
any provision of this Act with respect
to the .employment of women, girls,
hoys or Chinamen, or to ,the employment of persons about any engine,
windlass or gin,-he,shall be guilty of.
an'offence against this Act; and in
case of any such contravention or non-
' compliance by any person whomsoever
the owner, agent ,and, manager shall
each be guilty of,an offence against
taken off reasonable means by publishing, and to the best of his power enforcing the provisions of this Aet to
.prevent' such contravention or noncompliance.     Q. A. 1888, c 84, s. 12.
G. If it appears that, a boy or a person employed about an engine, windlass or gin was employed on the representation bf his parent or guardian
that he was of that ngo at which his
employment would not be a contravention of this act, and under the belief
In good faith that ho was of that'ago,
the owner, agent or manager of tho
mine and employer shall be exempt
from any penalty, and' the parent or
guardian shall for such misrepresentation lie deemed guilty of an offence
against this Act. ,
7. No wages shall ho paid to any
person employed in or about, nny mino
to which this Act applies or at within
any public house, beer shop or placo
for the sale of any' spirits, beer, wine,
cldor or othor spirituous or fermented
liquor, or other houso of entertainment
or nny office, gnrilon or placo belonging or contiguous thereto or occupied
8. Kvery person who conlrnvonoH or
fails to comply with, or permits nny
person to contrnvonn or fnll lo comply
with, tho last, preceding sect ion shnll
ho guilty of nn offoncn against this
Act; and In the event of nny such contravention or noii-conipllanco by nny
poi'Hon whomsoever, the owner, agent
nnd niiinngpi' shnll ench ho guilty of
nu offence ngninst thin net, unless ho
provo,,that he hnd tnkon all reasonable
moniiH by publishing, and to tho bent.
of liIr power enforcing, the provisions
of tlio last priicodlng section to prevent such contravention or non-com-
0, Where tho nmount. of wagOH paid
to nny of tho persoiiH employed In n
mine io which this Aet. applies depends
on the nmoiiiil. nf conl golton out by
them, such persoiiH Hhall, nfter thlH
Act eoinoH Into force, unlonH tho mlno
In oxompled .by tho Minister of Mlnos,
ho pnld nceordlng to tlio weight, of tho
conl gotten out by thorn, and such niln-
ornl shrill, boforo Hcrconlng, ho truly
weighed nccordlngly: Provldod nlwnyH
Hint nothing heroin contained Hhall
preclude the owner, iiroiiI. or inniinger
■ of lhe mlno from UKrooIng with thn
Poi'hoiih omployod In Hiieh mine Hint
dediicMoiiH shnll ho mnde In respect
of stones or mtiterlnlH other thnn coul
(■niitriii'l'-il tn be gotten, which Hhall bf
Kent out nf the mlno with tho eoal contracted to be gotten, or In respect of
any tubs, I-iihI-imh or hutches being
Improperly filled In thorn- eonon where
limy nre filled by lhe getter of tin*
coal or IiIh drawer, or hy thu P'M'koiih
liniii-'dlntely employed by hlm,' nueh
di'diiclloim lining ilclernilni'd hy Dw
lmiikmiiii or wolgher iuul cliockwolgh-
cr (If there ho one), or lu awn of
difference by a third party to he mutually agreed upqn by, the owner, agent or manager of the ''mine on the one
hand and (lie persons employed in the
mine on the other.
10. Where it is proved to.the satisfaction of the, Minister of Mines that,
by reason of any exigencies existing
in lhe case of any mine or class of
mines to which the last preceding section applies, it, is requisite or expedient that the persons employed in such
mine or class of mines shall not be
paid by the weight of the coal gotten
by thein, or that tho beginning of such
payment hy weight should be postponed, such minister of mines may,
If he think fit, by order, exempt such
mine or cluss of mines from the provisions of Hint section, either without
condition or during the time ani' noon
tlio conditions specified in the order,
or postpone in such mine or class of
mines the beginning of such payment
by weight, and may from time to time
revoke or alter any such order.
11. If any person contravenes or
falls to comply with or permits any
person lo contravene or fail to comply
with, the last hut one preceding section, ho shall he.guilty of an offence
against this Act; and in tho event of
apy contravention of or non-compliance with that section by any person
whomsoever, tho owner, agent and
manager shall each be guilty of an
offence against this act, unless he
proves that he had taken all reason-,
ablo means hy publishing and to the
best of his power -enforcing the-pro-
, talons of that section to prevent such
contravention and non-compliance.
12. The persons who are employed
in a mine to which this Act applies,
and "arc paid' according to the weight
of the mineral gotten by them may, at
their own cost, station a porson (in
this Act referred'to as a checkweigher) al the plnco appointed for the
weighing of sueh mineral in order to
lake an account of the weight thereof
on behalf of the persons by whom he
is so stationed. The checkweigher
niay be appointed by the persons cm-
ployed from time to time in the mine,
lie shnll have every facility .afforded
to him for taking ii correct account
of the weighing for the persons by
whom he Is stationed; and if in any
mine proper facilities nre not afforded
to the checkweigher as required by
Ibis section, the owner, agent ancl manager of such mine shall each be guilty
of an offence against this .Act, unless
he prove that' ho had taken all reasonable means .by enforcing to the
best of his.powor the provisions of.this
section to prevent such contravention
Provided however, that where more
than two shifts are worked the onset-
terj bottomer or eager, pumpmen, engineers in "charge of -constantly running machinery, other than machinery
directly used for the mining, drilling
or getting of coal at, the face, or the
shiftboss in charge of the mine pr
shaft, may be relieved at the place of
duty; but in no case shall such person
or persons remain -underground for
a longer period.than eight hours and
thirty minutes from bank to bank in
any one calendar day of twenty-four
hours; and, further provided that nolhing in this section shall be construed
as- to prohibit extra hours of employment underground necessitated by a
weekly change of shift where more
than two shifts are worked as aforesaid:
■ Provided, always, that nothing in
this section • contained shall apply
where any miner,- mine laborer; or underground worker has heen employed,
or detained underground for a longer
period than eight hours from bank
to bank iu any twenty-four hours, owing to the occurrence of an accident
in the mine, or in endeavoring to save
or protect human life; nor prohibit the
manager or overman from entering a
.mine at any time and remaining therein in the necessary discharge of his or
their duties.*     -    0 ■ -'
."Twenty four hours' for the purpose
of this section' shall mean from midnight to. midnight.     -.-,-.
Single Shofts or Outlets
19.   The owner, agent or manager of
a mine to which this Act applies-shall
not employ, any person in' such mine,
or permit,   any person to be in such
mine for the purpose of employment
therein, unless thero are in communication with every seam of such mine,
for the time 'being at work, at least
two ..shafts or outlets, separated by natural strata of not less than twenty-
five yards in breadth, by which shafts
or outlets' distinct means 'of* ingress
ancl egress are available to the persons employed in such seam, whether
such two shafts or outlets' belong to
the same mine, or one or more of them
belong to  another, mine, and;unless
there is a communication of not less.
than four feet wide, and three , feet
high between such two shafts or outlets,    a^id unless there is at. each of
such two shafts or outlets or upon the
works  belonging  to  the  mine,    and
either in actual use or available for
use within a reasonable time, proper
apparatus   for   raising  and  lowering
persons at each such shaft'or outlet:
Provided  that such •separation' shall
JiotU}*_-d.e^m__d__i_^_omplcle by reason
the same is required hy this Act, or he'
liable under any contract to any penalty or forfeiture for doing such acts
as "may be necessary in order to comply with the provisions of this Act
with, respect to shafts or outlets...
. 24. „The provisions of this act with
respect to "shafts or outlets-shall-not
apply in.tlie following, cases, that is to
say:  '.;'■''      , "   ,-<*■;'
(1) In the case of opening a new
mine for. the purpose of searching for
or proving minerals or of any working
for the purpose of making a communication between two or more shafts, so
long as not more than twenty persons
are employed below ground at any one
time in the whole bf the different
seams iri,connection with each shaft,
or outlet -in* such- new, mine or such
(2) In the case of any proved mine,
so long as it is exemplified in writing
by the Minister of Mines on the ground
either: -
(a) That the quantity' of mineral
proved is not sufficient to repay the
outlay which would be occasioned by
the sinking, or making . of a second
shaft or outlet; or '.
(b) If the mine is not a mine with
inflammable gas, that .sufficient provision, has been made against danger
from other causes than explosions, by-
gas ' by using stone brick or * iron iu
the place of wood for'the lining of the
shaft anc\, the construction of the mid-
wall; or
(c) vThat the workings in any seam
of a mine-have reached the boundary
of the property or other extremity of
the mineral field, of which such seam,
is a part, and that it is expedient to
work-away the pillars already formed
in. course of the ordinary working,' notwithstanding that one of,the shafts or
outlets may be cut off by so working
away the pillars of such seam:
and;so long'as there are not. employed
below ground at any one time ln the
whole of the different seams in connection with the shaft or outlet in any
such mine more than twenty persons,
or (if the mine-is,not a mine with
inflamablegas) than such larger num-,
ber of persons as may for the time'
being be allowed by the Minister of
Mines: ''•';.,
' (3) In the case of any mine one of
the shafts or.outlets of which has become, by reason of some accident, unavailable for the use of the persons
employed in tho mine, so long as such
mine is exempted ■ in writing by the
Minister. of' Mines and as the conditions on which sueh exemption are
granted are duly observed.
Lizard Local General-:Teamsters No.
141.     Meets7 every Friday night at
'8 p.m; Miners union hall., ,A. L.
Boles, President; William Long, Recording- Secretary. 7
Bartenders' Loca'l No. 514: Meets 2nd
" and- 4th Sundays" at'2.30 p.m. Secre-
\ tary'J. A. Goupili," Waldorf Hotel.
;   .      .*'-.■ ;»* _
.-.'7 > DENTIST.-.:--
D. S.
Office: Johnson-Faulkner.'Block.
Hours 9-12. 1-6.. •'.'';_. "Thono 72
-,B. C.
Gladstone Local No.' 2314 U. M. W. A.
■ Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday Miners
Union hall.5'   D. Hoes, Se/.,
Amalgamated Society 7 of Carpenters
and; Joiners: Meets in the Miners'
Union Hall. ■- A. Ward, Secretary.'
Typographical Union No. 555', Meets
last Saturday, in each month at the
Ledger Office. A.-. J, Buckley, Secretary.      7,  ' . 7    -
Office Henderson Block, Fernie B.C.
Hours 9 to 1^2 to 5;-6 to-,8;
Residence 21 \Viotbrla Ave.
Local Fernie No. 17 S. P. of C. Meets
in Miners Union Hall every Sunday
at 7.45 p.m. Everybody welcome. D.
Paton,1 Secretary-Treasurer.
Ross K. C.
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-'. T"  -W.S.Lane
and Solicitors
"■ *i *t, '• '
e, B. C., .
* Canada.
. D. E. McTaggart
Amalgamated Society Carpenters and
Joiners:—Meet in Miners Hall every!
alternate Thursday at 8 o'clock. A.
Ward, secretary. P. 0. 307.
Other bodies are requested to,send in
.   their cards.
Cox Street
Fernie B. C.
F. C. Lawe
Alex. I. Fisher
A. McDougall, Mgr-        >
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Manufacturers of.and Dealers in all kinds of Rough :
and Dressed Lumber
Send us youp orders
1?,. The checkweigher shall not he
authorized in any way I o,, interfere
or interrupt the working of the mine,
or to interfere with the weighing, but
shall-he authorized only "to tako such
account as aforesaid, and the absence
of Ilie checkweigher shall not-.be a
reason for Interrupt ing or delaying
such weighing.     ,   ,
14, If the owner, agent or manager
of n mine desires lho removal of a
checkweigher on tlio ground that such
checkweigher has Impeded or Interrupted the working bf the mine, or Interfered with the weighing, or has otherwise misconducted hlmsolf, he may
complain to any Court of summary jurisdiction, who If of opinion -that the
owner, agent, or manager shows sufficient, prima fnelo ground for the removal of such checkweigher, shall cnll
upon the checkweigher to show causo
agninst his removal. On tho hearing
of the case the Court shall hear tho
parties and if they think that. at. tho
hearing sufficient ground is shown by
the owner, ngent or manager, to justify the removal of tho chockwolghor,
they shnll make a summary order for
his removal, and tho checkweigher
shnll thereupon ho removed, hut without prejudice to tho stationing of nn-
othor checkweigher In his place.
in. Vrocpcdliigs for the removal of n
ohoekwolghor shall ho deomod lo bo a
mntt or on which two .lust Ices of the
Peaco have authority by law to mako
nn ordor ln a summary mnn nor, nnd
tho Court may In ovory enso make
such order us to tho costs of tho proceedings as they think fit,
10. If in pursuanco of any order of
exempt lon mado hy tho Minister of
Mines the persons omployod ln the
mine to which this Act. applies aro
linlil hy tho inoamiro or gaugo of tho
material gotten hy thorn, tho provisions of tho four Inst preceding sections
shall npply In llko maiinor ns If tho
lonn "weighing' included measuring
and gauging, and tho terms relating lo
wolghlng shnll ho construed accordingly.
17. Whenever a majority of tho conl
minors who am omployod in a mlno
to whicli tills Ant applies who hnvo on-
gngnd a chocltwolgher shall reauoflt In
writing of tlio ownor, iigont or mnn-
uroi- tlmt, tho wages of such chock-
wolghor bo paid direct from tho officio
of tho mine, Iho said owner, agont or
iniiniiger Hhnll forthwith hold from tlio
wngoHiliin llm rrml-mlnni'H nforesnld
ii pro rn I a nmount sufficient from
tlmo to tlmo to nim-l tho wages dun
tlio ('lif'('ltwi)lghei', nud shall jmy thu
sumo time hlm In a Ulio mumicr as the
wages of tin" iiiiil miners nre nnld,
IH. No pei-Hon employed III or nbout
a mine Hhnll romnin underground for
tlm purpoHo of employment, or for,nny
oilier purpose except ns hnr<»lniifl"i-
provided, for a longer perlml tlmn 8
hours from brink lo hunk In nny one
uilciiiliir day of twenty   four hours;
only that openings through the ,s~tfa£a
between the two shafts.or outlets have
been made for temporary purposes of
ventilation, drainage or otherwise; or
in tho case of "mines' where inflamable
gas has not. ben found within the preceding twelve months for the same
purposes although not temporary.
20. AVhere two or more shafts are
required in terms of section-19 of this
Act, no mino or any portion thereof
shall be ventilated by a separate intake and return airway within the
area of any one shaft or permanent
opening, or maintained hy any mid-wall
air pipe or any other separate divlsjon
within such shaft" but separate shafts
separated by' not less than' seventy-
five feet of natural strata shall be used
for the Intake and return airways respectively, Provided that nothing in
this section shall conflict with the exemptions as to,single shafts as set
forth In section 2-t of this Act:
And further provided, that the Minister of Mines may grant such exemptions as he may see fit to mlnos already opened and in operation whoro
liy reason of llio faulty nature of tho
seam or lho limited nrea of available
coal remaining ll wo.uld he inexpedient
to enforce compliance with tho aforesaid section,
21. Evory owner, agont or,manager
of a mlno who nets In contravention
of or falls to comply with any provisions of tho last two preceding sections
shall bo' guilty of nn offoiico, against
this Act.
22. Tho Supreme* Court, whether
nny other proceedings havo or havo
not, boon takon, mny, upon tho application of tho Attorney Oonornl, prohibit by Injunction tho working of nny
mine In which any ponton Is omployod
or Is permitted to ho for tho purpose
of employment. In contravention of
sections 'JO and 20, and may award
hhcIi coHts in tho mattor of tlio Injunction ns th-' "nnrt thinks just; hut
this provision shall ho without prejudice to any other remedy pormlttod hy
law for enforcing tho provision') of this
Act. Written not lea of tho Intention
to apply for such Injunction In respect
of nnv mlno shnll bn glvon to tlio ownor, agont or mummer of mich mlno not,
Iosh thnn ton days hofot'Q lho application Is mndo,
23. No person shall ho nroelmloc! hy
nny ngroomoiit from doing such nets
an mnv ho iioroi-wnry for providing a
bopoiicI HhufI or out lot to a mlno whoro
Mining Submarine Areas '
257(1) No submarine seam of, coal
or stratified deposit, shall'be wrought
under a less cover than one hundred
ajul eighty feet of solid measures: ;
Provided that the owner, agent o'r
lessee of any such.area may drivo passage' ways to van the mineral to be
wrought under a-less cover than one
hundred and eighty feet, but not less
than one hundred feet,,of solid measures; and, further provided that noticing herein contained'''shair prevent any
owner,' agent, or lessee •from" winning
water-covered coa_-areas, when other
means of access"* thereto are not available, by caisson', shaft or'concrete revetment or by any'safe method whereby any shaft or opening may he safely
=and=secure!y=sun!_ o_-di-iveu=and=ma_L=
tained through such water covered
areas,* but any coal or stratified deposit so won shall be mined and operated subject to'the provisions of this
section.   T ■
. (To be continued)
The changeable weather experienced
here this week has resulted in the loss
of a number of snakes to the circus
peoplo this week. On Wednesday
night five were found dead. (
Four of them were curled up and
had been chokeii to death by the bull
rattler.lying on them. One of the
snakes was a fine rattler over.7 feet
long." Twoof the skins wore'presented to the ci yt'paeicoldn w5i—T Gb
ed to the city police, and the front of
tho, jnll at present looks llko a tan
As there nro Individuals who have
taken,a little more liquid refreshment
than wns good for them,-consequently
aro not able to walk with military uprightness, members of our efflciont police forco may deem thom fit, occup-
nuts for tho city hotel; therefore wo
think tho rattlers should not bo placed
ln a conspicuous position or lt might
have a disastrous effect on somo of
thoso who are verging on tho D T.'s.
Every man connected with mining,
whether he is a laborer,, superintendent, manager, mining engineer or owner, is interested in securing ideas,that
will save him time' and make more
money for him 1-    „. ■•-"■
An organization has been built up
at a big expenditure that is scouring
the, mining world for money making,
money saving ideas. ,
The problems that one-man has
failed to solve another man somewhere
has solved," and it is the .work of this
organization to search out mining problems and their solutious, to classify,
arrange and'simplify them.
Think what this means—it means
that now it -is possible for any. man
to secure-the ideas, the schemes, tlie
very working,plans that are building
mining successes everywhere.
Mines and Miners is so ..well known
to every manager.-superintendent and
coal "mining official that it is not necessary to make any explanation of its
merit*for their benefit. There are
many, however, who are newcomers
in the country and as they very probably would .like to got Ideas regarding
matters dealing with tho mining industry, we,.can-sny without fear of
contradiction that tills publication is
the very best of Us'kind.
We have maae arrangements "with
the publishers of this monthly to make
some exceptionally/advantageous clubbing offers:
Mines and Minerals, for oilo year
, 12 big 132 pago issues, and   Tho
District Ledger* for oho year, D2
,   issues, regular   price   for both,
$3.50,   for .'..$3,00
Mlnos and Minerals, one year,,
Tho District Ledger one year..
Coal i-nd Metal MlnorB Pockot
book '....'	
. 1.00
. 3.00
■   $c.no
Combination price $5.00.
Minos and Minerals ono yenr...,$2.50'
TliotDistrict Lodgoi'ipno year..,, 1,00
Examination QuostioiiB for Certificates of Compotoncy In Mining,.3.C0
Comblnat-on price $5.50,
Farm Implements, Carriages and
Wagons, Harness and Repairs, Feed
Full line of Shelf & Heavy Hardware
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.. Fernie, B. C.   v
Pioneer Builder and Contractor of
Queen's Hotel
Under New Management
Excellent   fable and
all white help    :
Additional  Table for
28 More Men
to Tit
Wm. Eschwig, Proprietor
New and up-to-date
Handsome   Cafe Attached
Bar Unexcelled
All White Help
Call in and
see us once
Bui' suppllod with  tho  boHt "Wines,
T.Ujuoi'H anil Ci-jfiu-H
On first claei
business and real
dentlal property,
The Hotel of Fernie    ,
Fiu'iiic's Leading' Cunnnoraal
' mid Tourist House
S; F. WALLACE, Prop.,
Chartered Accountant, Assignee, Liquidator and Trustee; auditor to
the Cities of Calgary and Fernie.
P. O,  Box 308
Real Estate & Insurance
Croo & Moffatt
In the matter of an Application for
the issue of a duplicate Certificate
of Title to Lot 3 DIock 57 Annex,
Town of Fernie (Mnp 73-1A)
Nol loo In hnrnby glvon tlmt It 1h my
liilonllon to tone ut tlio oxplrntlo:. of
ono month nftor tlio flmt. publlniulon
horoof n (liii)IU'iilo of tho Corllflcnto
of Titlo to tlio nbovo niontlonoil lot In
llio nnmo of Arthur Wright,   whloh
Cortlflcnto in dated tho 22nd dny of
April, 1008 nnd numbcral fir,£7A,
SAM'L. 11. RON
DlRtrlcL RofflBtnu'
Lnnd nogl-wlry Offlco,
.:*...•..•.. n, c\
April 10, 1010
Mclean co., lu.
ih     *U«>>_>    tl'k«l>^Cl      Wt     *X.X    A^|J.,Cui..v.'l     tii,'
the Issue of • duplicate Certificate
, ot Title to Lot 4 DIock 67 Annex,
Town of Fernie (Map 734A),
Notico In horoby given tlmt It Is my
liilonllon to Ihhuo nt llio oxnlrnttnn uf
ono month nftor lho first publication
hereof n dtipllcnlo of Ihu Cortlflcnto
of Titlo to tha above tnontlonod lot In
tbo nnmo of Arthur Wilnlit, which
wrtiricnto Is dated tho 281 h day of
January 1008, nnd numbered 8128A.
District Registrar
Land Registry Offlco,
Nelson II. O,
April 10, 1010
the difference between first class
and Just ordinary wines and liquors
should try those we supply.
from any first class hotel or dealer.
We sell only by the case but will
be n\ed to t*ll you the name of a
dealer who retails' them If yours,
does not.
Ledger Ads Pay .. .1*,.*  --.*■;
'.\j >i!-.'.:<■»..-.' '
**>^*77 -;■*.-
--■ -\ :i*
h" -
..* Wholesale Liquor'Dealer•
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes
, *,..- *'• j- ''Gents'.Furnishings   ■
'. -■
•„:A complete line,of samples of
Fall Suitings and
Worsteds, Serges
and Tweeds
Up-to-date Workmanship
Moderate Prices
'*      ' •-*' PREISE
Nowhere .in the,Pass can be
found ■*.,"   "
pma-.j. L^j.i_>'jai_*ji:j&a!iJ!*M!aEas
We have the best money
can buy of Beef, Pork, Mut-,
ton,. Veal,    Poultry,    Butter,
.Eggs, Fish, "Imperator" Hams
and Bacon" Lard,   Sausages,
-Weiners and Sauer Kraut. .
-    PHONE OR CALL'   ,
Calgary Cattle Go.
Fernie-Fort Steele
Brewing Co., ltd, yi
Bottled Goods a Specialty
. In.alien-Industrieplatzen der Ver.
Staaten. is es eine festehende That-
sache, ..dass dio Lebensmittelpreise so
hohe sind, dass die Arbeiter kaum in
der.Lage sind, Hire Existenz zu fristen
mit den Lohrien, die sie erlialten. ,
In liunderten von Stadten' wurden
Fleischstreiks inszenlrt; Arbeiterorga*-
nistationon erklarten den Fleisch-Boy-
kott; In.deii Zeitung werden der Tlieu-
erung gauze Spalt'en gewidmet.
Die Reglerung in Washington ver-
ahlasst durcli dlese allgemelne Un-
ruhe, Hess durcli das Arbeitsbureau oi-
ncrn Berlcht zur Vorlage an den Kon-
grcss ausarbeiten und dleser Berlcht
zeigt crstauniiche Tiiatsachen.    .
Arbeltskommlsssar Neill theilt darln
dein Kongress mit, dass gegenwart.ig
'die Kleinve'rkaufspreise allor Nahriing-'
sprbdukto holier sind als zu irgend
einer. Kelt wahrend den letzten zwnn-
zlg Jahren.
■ Er 'unterbreitct die Aussagen von
1014'. Handlern aus GS Yerschledenen
Staaten; In 39 Staaten,In fiezug auf
drelssig Nahruugsmlttelarlikel, aus
denen hervorgcht, dass der Preis von
zwanzlg Artikcl auch lm Grosshandel
holier ist. als,soit achtzehn Jahren,
und-dass, sechzehn Artlkel um niehr
als 25 1-rozent tlieurer- sind als im
J ah re 1S9G. ,
Ini Durchschnitt ausgerechnet' nacli
Massgabe des ' Verbrauches . in einer
Famille ist der Preis i'ur die dreis'sig
Artikel 19.3, Prozenr, holier als' im
.Talire 1900.
■   Fur.Einen Dollar bekommt man
.viel weniger
In Ilucksicht auf euren Zahllag* bc-
deuten dicsc. Tiiatsachen, dass ihr mit
einem Dollar heute viel weniger Nah-
rungsinittel kaufen koiint als iin Jahre-
1900.       '   ' -        *
.Se.chs und einhalb Pfund Rindflelsch
anslatt uber sieben und einhalb Pfund
in 1900. V '■  *   "'
Acht und einhalb gesalzeues Schwei-
nefleiscta, anstatt uber .zehii Pfund. ''
,- Sechs und d'reiviortel Pfund frisches
Schweineflelsch, analalt neun and einhalb, Pfund. • ,,  ". '
-■Sechs und einhalb Pfund gosalzenes
Scliweinefleisch anstatt uber neun
und einhalb Pfund. „ . * • • •
. JDr'ei und "dreivierte.1 Dutz.end Eier,
anstatt' fuiif und ein viertel Dut-
zehd., ", -    .
' Acht und , eindrittel Pfund Pische,
anstatt uber zehn  Pfund.
'Nicht ganz acht Pfund Schmalz," anstatt elf,Pfund.-    -*.     '
Auch Kleiduhg und Heizung wurde
'.    ' theurer  -   * -   .-
zig Kleidungartikeln ist der Preis holier als im J ahre 189.9. - 7 •',.*
' Die Preis'e von dreizehn Brenn und
Beleuchtungsmarterialien, ausser Ker-
zen, Petroleum und Streichholzern,
gingen in die Hohe, und pel ist. 95.6
Prozent theurer. -"■   •■' J   "  ■
Aus "dieseh Tiiatsachen — ,in alien
Elnzelheiten dein Bericht des Arbeitsbureau dor Ver.' Staaten entriommen—
ist le.icht erslchtlich, dass Ihr heute
mit Ihrem Lohn Oder Gehalt um uber
oin Drittel weniger reicht, als vor zehn
Jahren dai'auf .hingewiesen, dass" die
gegenwartigen; . Zustande unvermeid:
lich kommen mussten, und habenzuni
politischen • Zusammenschluss,. aufgef-
ordert; zur'Eroberung der ■ politischen
Macht und zur Schaffling eines Gesel-
lschcaftszustandes; unter welehem
jene; die' arbeiten,,auch die Produkte
ihrer Arbeit erlialten'sollen, ah Stelle
derer, aiekeine dem, Gemeinwohl nut-
zliche Arbeit verrichten. -
Die'Sozialistische Partei
"' Die Sozialistische Partei ist die Partei der Arbeiterklasse und allein von
alien Partelen befahigt, die Arbeiter
von der Tyrannei des Profitsystenis" zu
befreien, da alle anderen Parteien das
Profitsystem als ihjen Zwecken dien-
lich vertheidigen.
Die Sozialistische Partei steht auf
dem Standpunkt, dass alio Werthgeg-
enstande durcli Arbeit geschaffen werden; dass Nahrung, Kleldung, Heizung und alles aiidere nur durcli Arbeit
produzirt werden; und dass jene; wel-
che di'ese Dingo hervorbringen—die
Arbeiter—sie' auch besitzen sollen.
. In .alien zivllislrten Landern der
Welt haben slch die Arbeiter politisch
organisirt iiiid* se'nden sozialistiche re-
spsozialdemakratisclie Vcrtreter in die
Stadt, Staats- und Landes-Parlamente.
. Wo immer 'dies geschah wurden Ge-,
seize im Interesse der Arbeiter geschaffen und Hire Lage stetig verbess-
ert.   *' .     ' .
Audi in Amerlka mussen die Arbeiter politisch organisirt in alle offent-
lichen, 'stadlischen,'. staatlichen und
nationalen Korperschaften eindringon,
um grundlicho Abhilfe zu schaffen und
die.Interessen der Arbeiterklasse* wlr-
ksam zu'vertreten,.    . •„ .
Die Sozialisteu 'Milwaukees haben
der' Welt gezeigt was energische und.
andauerhde Agitation zu Wege bringt.
Denn es giebt nur eine Macht, wel-
che dio sieh an Hire' Position klamm-
ennde herrschende Klasse wirklich
stiirzon kann und wird; und diese
Macht ist die politische' Organisation
der, Arbeiterklasse—die Sozialistische
Parfoi. ■> ,
Der Kampf muss' ausgekani])ft wer-
deii'iind-'dle Krafte dcrverschiedenen
Lager sammeln' sich.
Arbeiter, steht zu' Surer Klasse und
zur Partei Eurer.Klasse' „ ' .- ":
'-Ihr Frauen, die Ihr.dies lest, feuert
Eure Manner an sich der Sozialistisc-*
hen, Partei ariiuschliessen und - fur
Euch und Eurer Kinder N'utzen an der
Wahlurne cinzutreten. *• , -
.Tede Stinime, welche fur' die Sozialistische Partei gewonnen wird ist eine
Stimme gegen das Privateigenthum
und Dinge, die der Gesellschaft gehor-
en sollten.. .Eine Stimme gegen das
Privateigenthun ist' eine Stimme. fu'r>
Euren vollen Antell an der Produktion
ster Protest.      - '   :
Die, welche denArbeitera vorreden,
dass sie sich nicht politisch selbststan-'
dig machen, vielmehr * fur die alten
Ausbouterparteien wie bisher eintre-
ten''sollten, sind die.Feinde, ja sind
Verrather an der Kulturaufgabe' der
arbeitenden Klasse, welche berufen ist
der ;Welt wahre'ClvIlisation zu brin-
gen.'     , „        •-
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► ,.   '' v —'■—
*•'"'   Homestake Mining Co. roz-
► . esila'obezniky, v ktorych' tvr-
**   di ze' jej spor , s Banikmi v
► South Dakote   je   urovnany.
► ' Nenechajte.sa.touto falosnou
►.zpravou sviest.'   Zadny Banik
► nesmie u tejto    spolochnosti
► . vziat roboty bez tolio.aby si
► na     chelo"" nevypalil    meno
► "Skeb.
► Preto pozor'  nerobte    ske-
► ' ba. '■■ \
► „     Ernest Mills,
► taj pokl.
► Western Federatioh.of Min-"
► ers.
List bf Locals District 18
Le Dr.' C. J. Fagan, de Victoria, C.B.
a fail, a la seance* du Congres anti-
tuberculeux, une attachante conference. II a' parle de la necesslte d'inter-
esser le public a l'oeuvre de' l'Associa-
lion, et a dit que si les.homines attaches au* service de l'Etat.se rendaient
mieux compte des dangers dela tuber-
culose,' ils prendraient, probablqment
les moyens d'enrayer ce fleau et de
conserver a la race iin grand nombre
de vies humaines. ■ On ne pretend
plus aujourd'hui, a-t-il dit, que ce mal
est hereditaire, mais.on sait qu'il se
communique au m'oyen d'un germe qui
se repand dans l'air et se mulliplie
tres rapidem'ent. Le.genne peut pen-
etrer. dans les poumons de deux mani-
eres: par la respiration et par la deglutition. Le iait impur est done une,
cause des  plus dangereuses.
II a aussi blame severemeut l'habi-
tude d'expectorer, Qui contribue dans
une large, mesure a repandre le germe.
Et. il a affirme que Ton ..pouvait pre-
venii' la tuberculose, si l'on voulait sou-
lenient en, prendre les moyens.
Le,. nombre des deces causes ■ par
cette maladie est effrayunt. Aux Etats-Unis, la tuberculose a, tne plus de
monde en quatre ans que- n'en avait,
detruit la guerre civile. El au. .Canada, an estime que s'ur trois person-
nes, mourant entre. 15 et 35 ans, une
succombe a cette maladie.
I roma.hoteC i
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Dining Room and Beds under
New Management.
First class table board
Meals 25c. Meal TicketB $5,00
Rates $1.00 pi^r day
R, Henderson, Dining R-nin M-jr,
Fernie Dairy
dolivoroil    to   all
parts of tlio town
Sanders A Verhnest Orothera.
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Das ist Noch Nicht Alles
Es ist aber.noch in Betracht zu Ziehen, dass der Berlcht von Kommlssar
Neill nur die Gesnnimtporioclc von achtzehn' Jahren bohnndelt und ganz ausser Acht lasat, dass dio Hauptvertheu-
rung der* Nahrungsmittel, In den letzten zwel Jnhron vor slch glng.
Fragt irgond elnen Butcher Oder
Spezerolwaarenhandlor und or, wird
Euch' sagen dass die Prelse wahrend
dor lolzton zwel .Tahro viel rascher
und allumfasscndor sllogon, als jo
Wie die binge wirklich llegen
So. i'lndon wlr donn, class, wahrend
wlr uiib organlslrton und streiklon
um unsoro Lohne zu erhohon, und ach
in olnlRon Fallen Erfolg hatton, alios
viol 1 hon ror wurdo als unsoro Lohnor-
holi'utig auBinacht,
Alloa In nllom also habon wlr—sol-
bRt liol liohorn Lohnon—Infolgo dor
PrlGBstolRorungoii unsoro Lage nicht
uur nicht vovoossort,. sondorn sind lm
(logonlholl hoiiio Hchlochlor^diiran, ala
wlr jo soit achtzoliu Jrihron-waron,
Wlr musson olnsohon lornon, dnsa
so nolhwoiullg zu alien Kolton unsoro
OrgninlHatloiioii und uiiHor Kninnf um
hohcro Lohno wnron, dlos doch nicht
KomiKlo zu vorlilndern, iIiihh wlr Im-
mor armor wurden, und dass wlr una
durum iiuch moltoren Waffen umseU-
on miiHRon,
Dio Prolso dor Nahrungsmltlol wor-
dou obon. foHtgoHulzl, von donon, dio
Im nonltzo ilorilsolbon slnil.
Wenn wlr don FlolBchtrust boycot-
lon und von .Inchon lohon wollon, ho
orlioht dor FiBchlrimt dio FlHcliprolso,
Wonn wlr FIhcIio und FIoIhcIi lioycot-
lon und CrnckorB osHon, daun konunon
dio FruliBtuckH-Ilaekorolon und orhoh-
on Ihni PrclHo.
Wiih Inunor wlr nunli In dlOHor
Wolso vorBuohon   wurdon—oh   nutzto
UIIH llil'lltH,
Wlr konnnn nlohlH rcwIiuhjii, wonn
wlr zu Todo luiiiRorn. Unsor Holl
IIorI. olnzlR und nlloln In dor IIohoII-
iKung der UiHachon untioror Noth. Und
ilioBo UrBnolio iHt iIiih TrlvalPlRonth-
um nn don Mlttoln zur IIorvorbrlnRiinK
dor itum I-obon notlilRon DIiiro.
polltltche Aktlon
Fur dna VolkiiwoliI IhI on nun vollg
RlolchgulllB, oh In olnor Wahl dio ro-
luiblllinniBolio odor doinol-rnilHclio odor
, , . ,     it   r   - ,   i - ,.|, I   . l,„l.-..(
t.ut  ttiJktK tt^.tit.i.   l„ .... L.tl'.., ll I   »,'«,*()..
Knlnn dloHor Varlolnnn vorHiioht ila«
Syatom zu nudum, iIiih oln pnar bo-
vorzugttm Leu I on orliiubt, iiimoiou
Klndom das Tirol vom Mundo wnjwun-
Dio Sozlallfdon liabon hcIioii    soit
Parti le 10 mal dernier pour la
coto du Paclfique, M.' le chanoine G.
Dauth, vlce-recteur de l'Unlverslto
Laval de Montreal, ne sera de rotour
que vers lo 30 juin.'
M, lo chanoine Dauth a eu le rare
honneur d'etro chotsi commo l'un
dos membres de la commission' for-
mee a Victoria Col'omblo Brltanni-
que, pour detormin'or ,le cholx du slto
d!uno grande universlto locale.
,La commission, qui est composoo do
cinq mombros,"a commence ses trav-
mix a Victoria, lo 30 do mal.
Los commlRalres, outro'M lo chan-
olno Diuith, sont lo profossour Richard
Chapman Weldon, doyen do In facul-.
lo do droit do runlvorslto do Dnlhou-'
slo,   Nouvello-Ecosso,   cholal   commo
proslilonl; lo principal Walter Murray,
de l'Unlverslto do la Saskatchewan;
lo chancellor Cecil C. Jones, do 1'Unl-
voralto du Nouveau Brunswick, ot lo
profossour O. D. Skollon, do Kingston,
Ontario.*   Jusqu'lcl 1'ltlnorairo aulvl a
otolo Riilvant;
■ Nnnalmo: 111 mal.
Albornl;  lor juin
Vancouver;. Iob 2, 3,' <i ot Ii Juin.
New Westminster: los fl ol 7 juin,
Chillhvnck: lo 8 juin.
Kamloops: 10 juin,
Vornon:  II juin.
Nelson: IC Juin.
Fornio; IS juin.
Ilovolsloko 20 juin.
. Commo on lo volt, Ioh commlHsalroH
ont fnlt ot conllnuoront. tlo fairo il'ox-
collonto bcBORiio,    Toub Ioh ondrolta
ImportantB do la Colomblo ont oto ot
noront nits a I'otiulo, nu point do vuo
do oholfllr lo alio qui oonvlondra   lo
mloux au Brand contro d'oducntlon quo
aeriv In nouvollo unlvoralto.
Dmiih toulnm Ioh vIUoh oil lis bo Bout
ivjidiiH, Ioh commlBBiiIro onl rocw un
neououll do plim HyinpiillilqiioH nt, lo
voyiigo do coh poi'HonnalitoH dlatlnRU-
ooh no pourra ninnauor do ho contlnuor
On comiu'oiul quol liounour o'oal
pour l'Unlvoi'Hllo »Lnvnl do Montreal d'nvolr un ropreaoiitnut dnna uno
coninilHBlon qui cHt nppcloi) a rimdro
do procloux liliMifnltH n l'oducittlon
diiiiH rOnoHt cnnndlon,
Lou joiiriiniix (Ioh prlnoipiiloH villoa
do lu Colomblo out ou lon nilulluuru
oIoroh a I'eKiird do M. lo vlco-roolour
ilo rUnlvoi'Hlto Laval,
Uno HoIh lour voyuRu d'otndo ter-
mlno, Ioh comnilsHnlroH foront rojinnl-
tro, hoiih uu brof dolal, quol idlo Iln
ont cholHl commo lo plun favornblo a
Vr-Vo-MInn i\oi t»i'(ini*lo odlflonfl tlo ln fit-
turo unlvorBlto,
II U'Ottt. 1Mb lliimiill (.1'aj-JlUt-i  Ll WW
la doolHlon do meHHlouiH leu comnilHH-
nlroB ont ntlomluo nvoc Impntlcnco
dniiH pliiHlonrH conlroB du lu Colomblo,
NANTES, 8.—On va inaugurer bientot en cette ville, le rrionumment, eleve
a Jiiles. Verne, par ses' concitoyens.
tais, M, Georges .Barreau, fut ache-
vee a la fin de 1909 et place-dans un
des coins les plus pittoresque du Jar-
din des plantes, a l'extremlte d'une
alloe de :,grands arbres, dont elle forme l' la '"'perspective .grandiose; elle
fait pendant au buste d'Ecorchard, le
celebre createur du Jardin.;
L'idee en. est fort gracieuse: deux
enfants.un petit garcon et une petite
fille, sont penches, egalement atten-
tlfs, surun volumo des, "Voyages 1m-
aginaires" ouvert sur, leurs genoux.
Le groupe s'appule sur une colonno
ourle sculptour a represente quelsques-
unea des plus celebres inventions ou
se complut Jules Verne; le "Nautilus"
du Captalne Nemo, un ballon pris dans
la bourrasque, un boulet qui file vers
la lune,
The Toronto World reports that instead of from seven to ten thousand
men turning out at Niagara-on-the-
Lake encampment only five thousand
put in an appearance.' ' Lieut-Colonel
Galloway gave out the results of the
census this afternoon. There are'S34
men and G3S horses in the First Cavalry Brigade; 812 men and 657 horses
in the 5th Provisional Brigade; 1059
men in tlie 3rd Infantry .Brigade; 1051
in the fourth, aud 954 in the fifth.
„ The reason assigned are: That men
are unpatriotic enough to stay away
on account of the monetary consideration; that the,bad weather das prevented others; cannot get leave from
work; others had left home and others
were sick.
What sad days we are fallen upon!
If a man be afforded*) the opportunity
of wearing "the natty uniforms furnished free simply because' of spending a
few paltry dollars he ought to be ashamed of himself. * If deterred from attending because of bad weather surely
these recalcitrants ought to,make' no
objection if they-are dubbed "feather
bed warriors," . What a delightful
state of affairs if, when called upon to
fight a. real battle they went on strike
because- the elements were .not favorable, instead of proving their patriotism rain or shine, hot or cold,'and
running tho risk of catching if not the
enemy, a very severe cold or perhaps
having a leg shot off or an eye.displaced.
Those summer jaunts arc only'of a
pleasurable character, and therefore
everything should be dono to make
them agreeable. If the drill weather
bo bad practices should be held under
a waterproof canopy, and when absolutely imperative to go out roomy
umbrella hats, provided. Unless some
such methods' are adopted it. will still
be more difficult*lo procure recruits
because if the real discomfort and the
dancers of actual warfare were in operation, voluntary 'enlistment would be
very few and probably '- conscription
have to be, resorted to in order to get
enough material for food for, powder,
subjects for anatomical dissection or
meals for the birds of prey. '
Even Regina is having difficulty in
recruiting for the 95th Saskatchewan
"cvmea-.—.—„ ul *ci.y—Liiuri c-Iauo*.—u*3-aCiuc-
way of remedying this' deplorable
state of affairs. , Unless sthree good
companies are formed the prospects of
getting an armory are lessened. Look
at the ingratitude of men;'horr*'s a
chance to have a building erected that
would give employment to the craftsmen in the building trade and after its
completion be used for the laudable
purpose of protecting property that
might be considered endangered if a
strike were declared.  '
Tho Unions* are largely responsible
for the lack of enthusiasm shown as
it is a condition of. membership in
many of the organizations, that no
member of the mllllla, army or navy
reserve man shall be allowed to join;
in fact one of tho labor leaders In a
speech was unkind enough to say that
"a union man-in the militia was a He
in uniform.'
Corrected by District Secretary up to May lst, 1910.
F. Wheatley, Bankhead, Alta.
J.-'C. McNeil, Beaver Creek, Alta, v Pincher
J. Burke, Belk-vue. Frank, Alta.
■ James Turnbull, Blairmore, Alta,
Wm. Ashton, Burmis, Alta.
,Wm, Angell, Canmore, Alta.
,   T. Dernley, Coal City Taber,' Alta.
W. Graham, Coleman, Alta. ■
G. M. Davies, Carbondale, Coleman, Alia.
J. Aplin,  Cardiff,  Alta.
F. K. St. Amant; Cardiff, Alta.
Pat Gaughan, Corbin 13. C.
Geo, Dobson, Diamond City, Lethbridge
C. F. Larrier, 154 Bellamy St. Edmonton
Ricliard Thompson, Frazer Flats, Edmonton
N. Bellegay, 209 Hamilton St., Edmonton'
D. Rees, Fernio B. C. ■
G. Nicol, Frank, Alta.
J. W  Morris, Hosmer, B. C
J. O. Jones, Hillcrest, Alta.
R. Evans, Kenmare,  X. D.
L. Moore, P. O. 313, Lethbridge, Alta
W. L. Evans, Lille, Frank, Alta.
F. Bonacci, Maple Leaf, Bellevue, Alta.    ,
'M. Birrell, Michel, B. C.
Neil Duncan, Passburg, Bellevue. Alta. ,
Oscar Carlson. Passburg, Alta.
-   Chas.' Smith, Royal Coll.. Lethbridge, Alta.
h. McQuarrie, Roch Percee, Sask.
A. Shaw, Strathcona, Alta.
'. Wm. Russell, Tabor, Alta. ..       '„ ,
E. Brown, Taber, Alta.
J. Roche, Estovan, Sask.
Paid-up Capital,' $10,000,000     Reserve, $6,000,000
Arrangements have recently been completed under which ..the branches
of this Bank are able to Issue Drafts on the principal points
Jn the following countries:
Finland Ireland
Formosa Italy
France •' Japan
Fr'ch Cochin-China" Java
Germany Manchuria
Great Britain . Mexico
n.r*%ar.&      * *   -       T-Jn_*L'***lV >
29   ,
481     ■
Beaver Creek,
2163  '
' 949
Burmis ■
Coal City
, Carbondale
Diamond City
Edmonton City,
1329 '
Edmonton '
2314* ,
Fernie        .   „
- Frank
1058   ■
Maple Leaf,
2334 *
Police Flats ,
Passburg '   ■
Royal Collieries
Roche Percee
■   Strathcona '
Belgium '
Bulgaria   .
<-■—1~     J-
Denmark .
'   Egypt
Faroe Islands
PhtUipine Islands
South Africa
Straits Settlement*
West Indies 171
and elsewhere'
L.  A..S.
DACK, Manager, Fernie.
.   Console Italiano Che Alnti i ,
Padroni, ,
Wllkosbarre, Pn.—F.'"Gingno. Colla
buona Inten-ilono di potor cosi porro
flno alio seloporo di cui dodlci mila
mluiitorl Boslengono nollo mlniero dolla Pennsylvania Conl Company,
Forlunato Tlscar console Italiano
por questa hozIoiio dollo Stalo (Caval-
loro dolla croco d'ltiilia) ' parlo quest.
okbI ad turn larga rlunlone di Rclopor-
nntl a Plttston, buIIo dlsposlzlonl dolla
compagnln, cho cl vmmero a lul com-
munk'iito dal dlrottoro Gonoralo May
facendo caplro cho era il llmlfo dollo
concosHlonl cho gll ufflciall dolla com-
pngnln liitoiidoviinn faro,
II HUddotto roglo Console splogo cho
la compngnln vin d'aocordo dl dlncut-
oro la quostlono della causa dollo seloporo nppona cho gll oporal fosHoro rlt-
nrnntl nl lavoro, 0 so 1' agguostamon-
to non foHHO Htnto Hoddlefatorlo agll
oporal Tint lorn quest lono nvrobbe ilov-
uto ohhoi" Rluillcnta dal comltnto d'ni'-
Un iiumoro ill oporal rlspoHoro cho
nnn oHRondo monbrl doll'Uunlono 0
non nvondo connozloni alcuno col comltnto ill conclllazlono, doHldorav.ano ill
aprlro tratlatlvo dlrcttamonto corII ufflciall dolla compiiguln. La declidono
flnalo iIorII Hcloporiintl non ol imprn
flno a drfinnnl, Intiinto Hi spora nn
bnoii ohIIo dn pnrto (IorII opornl.
TitAor Marks
OoPYmaHT* Ao.
■ent fro*. O flout nuonpyM.**m"W}.u2I{l},:.
ttMdal notU«, wllhoutelm**-!-), in tn»
..... tut
Miti J
Cutatt*t*i,Xhi% yam-,po»t*i* iirepati.   tMd aj
Ledger Ads Pay
Be Up-to-date and Equip Your Works with
Canadian General Electric Co. j
Induction Motors
Full Information and Quotations Cheerfully Furnished
Calgary Branch Office;      325 A Eighth  Ave.  West
Nol Rlorno 2 Aprllo 1900 A, Ks.ni/, fu
colplto du un ncrldeiito cho fu la ho-
iihii ilella huh ninrta In una mlnlorn a
Mlchol mniitroolio oro Impli-Riilo dalla
CrowH Ncihi Push Conl Company.
(juoHto iiomn hn hiHclnto la inoyllc
nnl vooohl pnoHl olio cnl dlpontovo nnl
mio Hiippnrto. I.ii r-ompiiRiila u-lu
fnnto una ciiuhii dl hiikrIo. Lo alloro
rloHPorn vlnolloro Hnrcbbo una neon-
flttn per nol Hlrnnlorl cho non -rlclvo-
romo iilcuno compi'iiHi), In cnBO dl 11101-
ta d'act'ldi'iiii', Hopo (aula dlfflr-ulin
od nccBiilto coinhattlmonto dalla imr-
,,* i,,\niLch,,...,..,h. ..   ,..,^..,ii.	
llnwMtfM-nwnltf-., William DnvldRon.
QuoBtn CoiiipoiiHn/iiiiio fu onunuio por-
clio In (iuol-npo*.o rII duo vecclil par-
DD pollllol fi-iiiio JK'I nlo»-so equilibria
I'nnl ln pnno rnppn'Honlumto (IorII In-
voralorl iIuhpI dl otlliiorumiomo Com-
pcniw dl »ir,00 In ciiu»lKminn*n P"l plu
uirdfj in ti'iiiiiui ii HMiiifciHH lit tompcii-
sazlono a $2000 mn lu piim*- Rovornat-
Ivo ora hI form olw era Indloraniondo
liidi'pi.umnm por conaoquonBo rlgoito
la miilili'tta rlflilPHtn, rnvvnento cho
hokiIcik' la causa por In Compngnlit o
Mr. W. II. Uohh ho qui'Hto rlo«corn vin-
cltorc nlloni non verro plu nccordnto
II Hiuldctio i-innpi-iiMi i|\ii'H(H it    uno
Wo have fed you all for a thousand
years, ' ■
And you hall us still unfed, l(
Thougli tlicro's never a dollar of all
your wealth, ' ■■   „
Ilut. murks tho worker's (lend.
We   hnvo yielded our best to Rive you
rest, -■- ' ■    0
And you Ho on a crimson wool,
Vor, if blood lw. tho prion of all your
wnnl ill,
Good liod, wo ha' paid it In full.
'.'hero's nover a mlno blown skyward
llul. wo'ro burlod nllvo for you:
There's novor a wreck drifts shoreward now,
Hut wo nro Its ghastly crow.
And Die factories whero wo spin,
If blood ho tlio prlco of your cui'Hod
Good God, wo ha' paid it in full,
Wo have fed you all for a lliousiiinl
* yours,
For Ihat wiih our doom, you know,
From tho dnys whon you chained uh in
your fh'lilB
To (ho strike of n wook ngo,
You ha' on'on our lives and our babes
nnd wives, ,
And wo'ro told Kb yonr legal share,
Hut, If blood ho tho prlco of your lawful wonlth,
Good God we ha' botiRlit It fnlr,
Hiidyiird Kipling,
'-■  m\*
Tlio Al, G. Mantes trained nnlnutl
cln-iiH nrrlvi'd in town on Hchedulo
tlmo lust Monday and tlio kids of tho
city of all iii?nH have boon hnppy all
Tlio iiiiIiiiiiIh of Mils hIiow woro win-
tori'd In Kpnkniio and tliolr nxonllcnt
condition Is nu ndvorilHoniciil for that
city iih n wild iiiiiinnl wlntoil ri'Hort. No
finer lookliiK bunch of Hoiih was over
,     r ,i   l.-.T*.   11,,.,,    tl.f,"*-,   -fill-.   \,,.     Vt,,i„rin
nci'rr'i'iilioi'i nnd nnd»r tli^ tddlfnl litnid '
of Kdwln Kolly tlioy hnvo boon fur-1
nlHlilug Iln- lnrgo crowds which visit j
tho IiIr ti'MtH daily u vory intcrcHtiiig i
oxlilliltlon, j
^tr XioXXv ia nor. (if tlio vnmii»i".t Hon '
trainoiH in tho country, and Iiiih mon- j
n-'rve liaclu'd nwny In IiIh Utile hody—■;
ho Ih only flvo feot In IipIrIH nnd i
w«Ik1ih 1*2- pouudH- tlmn Iiiih Jlm .I(f-,
frli'h or IIIr .Inhimnn.
If Mr. W. Il„ Tnfl, lho grt-'iit pr<-Md-
i out ot onr ii'-iKlii-orlm** ri'jm»iln- li.i'l
Merchants Bank of Canada
Capital $6,000,000   Reserve $-1,602,157
President Sir H. M. Allan    Gen.  Manager E. F. Hebden
A General Banklnfj Duslness Transacted; Out of Town Accounts Solicited, Deposits or Withdrawals may be made by mall.
Savings Bank Department
$1.00 opens on account; Interest paid at Highest Curront    Rates,
Imperial Bank of Canada
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C^'l-jl P.i>d U-.> jrir?3PrP0n P0    rtrr-rrur Tiintl
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kamloops, Michel, Moyle, Nelson,
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria.
e»,v» iii-iii** Oct'Ari\Mv.i<> V
Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
rnnturln vltnlo pOr rII iiontrl membri »   Ufh ,„.,,„.,,, ,iroporilon to n\?o wmp-
iitiaiili;il P'.-r '*»l I" ■"'■Innio dl pr-«it-'
art! la iikihhIiiiii nttmsirinp 11 ewnflpn-
uto rl  fn Indpntprc cho no In pom-
jiaRiiiu non ttvra piu dl p»K«ro II <-om-' «,lavcr, l>;n-k"il «-l<-ar out of ll,f- i»dtiii-
jit'imo alloiv not) fill vorra pn'Hfoto If    , J ,r(,llH ,.h(U
rurp o nrnio-dotii* «*li'" H -s»*o tldhli'di'..    „„ ,   ,_ ,     ,
<)".«»« Vnu«n nm .*litiilH» w\ rotm '    Tlw maimni-iiU'iil iIphciac pralH.- f...
•II qtifsta Rottlmniin In Vonpouvor, »., tli<- -v >-ll'm ihararh-r of ih-Mtliuu^ i,f
V.. *> n\ vt-rtrn kIihI'I'*! xhxi ml nl uinl- ittiii-*"' won v.iinn« ih»*>y mtmxiHi.-,   m*,
nra Imondro por rle npjraro 11 illrltlo ; , |ihm.   |h„ ftvor<l(;„ of   Ul,.,r
d'un niwivft mi'iiilini rho lm pcrdulo ,     *;
pc'l ui. In IiIh rmuiitt form an lm--: iinb-
! Kelly >«' would lmvo "Tfddy" Un Hon
in him ilio do uu anno « poaao.
The Two
Now Under New Man.njcmcnt
Catering to lhe Workingman'* lr*dt
\.*tu* h\if Ht-oii*.** Anil. Good T^Ltc
BIjLLY MACKAY 'im.,.Tm_Mii , , ,,
_Mi»ii_irt,i*tfi< Wih,lil,»,'*n, lliijlllll.*!*,   I.1HIMII iTTil, rn,,, f riT'i-Tn, — n i l i - -, \,:r     r      limn -^ I T"-n--r   r ^ ^
"■.". 7      - -;7 7r!::7,*-,'' -,A;"". ■■ .s' * - -*777 -*'; * -\v   '- '"■"'\, fy^'"/-'^^!'*]'*^ £%•£*££< ,,
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' If you are not receiving your paper
regularly please, notify us without delay, so that we may ascertain the cause
Wanted: Good, strong girl for general housework. Apply to Mrs. H. A.
Wilkes,        .- ■■ _ P
, For .samples of Fairy Creek water
call on.M. A. Berigan. His license
lias not been granted.
Small house of furniture for sale.
Suit couple. Very reasonable. Apply
H. M. West Fernie. P
' J. J. Levas'seur, representing the
Canadian Home Investment Company
of Vancouver, is in town.
■ The Royal hotel is running as usual
and all patrons will be accomodated.
Rumors current are not true.
The payroll $177,000. The holidays
during May account for the amo"nl,
though good, not. being larger. Tho
output is keeping well 'near the 3000
Result of the examination for fire-
boss: Passed: D. MacMillan, J. Gillespie, T. O. Davies. These gentlemen
all attended Mr. A. W. Baxter's classes
in Coleman,
Grant Downing, an old timer in-this
district who for some time past has
been rusticating in the desert country
of Nevada, is in town greeting his numerous friends.
'Fernie is to have a lodge of Good
Templars. 11 is needed. Heretofore
the numerous organizations of Good
Tiplers have had everything their own
way.—Slocan Record,
The Great Northern will run an excursion to Baynes Lake on Sunday.
Train leaves Fernie at 10.25 and returning leaves Baynes Lake at 5.30.
Fare for the round trip is $1.15.  ,
The Rebekahs will join with the Oddfellows in their decoration services,
therefore all members of the order are
earnestly requested to meet at the K.
P. hall at two o'clock on Sunday afternoon. '
Mr. W. L. Coulson of Somerset, Pa.,
is to take over the management of
tiie collieries on behalf of the Mackenzie and Mann interests, recently acquired from Dunsmuir.—Nanaimo Free
The early hours of Monday morning
found the south end of the city patrolled very effectually by thieves. -The
police showed up about two hours after
the thefts were reported. The thieves
confined their attention to hammocks
B. M. Seaborne, who lias been in the
employ of the Bank,of Hamilton here
for some time past has accepted, a position in Vancouver and left for his
new home by* the sad sea waves this,
week, ,1-lis many friends .wish, him
well and hope that'he may live long
and prosper.
George D. Van, a roadmasler in the
employ of the G. N. Ry., had the misfortune to lose two of his fingers on
Wednesday by having his right hand
caught between a wire rope and a pul-
 .—T-To lira ___iri«ir£ii>"£-»il ir\ +Vii_ lincnil
 riitj it uu — vun T Km j v-v*—\.\s — t,Il*C— JIU U JJ *
where amputation' was. found  to
The Store of Good Values
We are obliged to reduce our stock to facilitate the work of re-modeling oiir "building,:to enable
the carpenters and others to work to advantage. . Our large reserve stock must be disposed of in some
way, so each department for the. next week, offers exceptinnal values to assist this stock reducing
event. You can save money by anticipating your wants and investigating the money saving
opportunities now presented to you. , 7 * ',.7
•'iy   .       COOKING?,      •-"•'■■.. ;
Whys'pend your time in.the
'•'kitclien while all the.*others*: are
.out enjoying themselves? A_>ong'._
, our-'canned. goods you can pro-'-.
■-"vide a whole ready-to eat meal1 Y
"from soup to dessert:7 Stop .in I
and   see    what 7 ah'   immense A
chgiee/yotf-have at  this.-groc-.+
ery, '7.  '";   ///*—. -- 'V,. * ♦'
:W.  J.   BLUNDELL. ]■' :?*-A",
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50 Dozen Stockings Suitable-for Ladies, Boys and Girls. Plain aiid fine
ribbed; seamless feet; double heels and
toes, in blacks, tans and while. Sold
regular 25c pair. _
Store Remodeling Price 2 pair 25c
. 25.Dozen Ladies' Fine Cotton Summer Vests made with or without sleeves,
and trimmed will) heavy lace and self
Store Remodeling Price 2 for 25c  .
Ladies' Black, White and Dove Colored Corsets, all made of good quality
English Coutil, sold regularly at 85c,
$1 and $1.25 '        '
Store Remodeling Price 55c pair
r Children's and Girls'    Embroidered
Hats, slightly soiled.    A good cool, serviceable hat for the summer months.,
Sold regularly 75c to $1.50
Store Remodeling Price 50c
be necessary.
The new Eagle's Hall on Main street
Coleman, is fast nearing completion,
and being built of red brick makes a
vory creditable appearance. It is expected that the first meeting will bo
held in it on the 25th of this month,
when it is anticipated there will be a
record breaking attendance. ,
-Excavating is i'n progress for tlie
new^Catholic church. Eschwlg Brothers have the contract, for this wr)'k,
,/Thc plans for the building of the edifice are in (he hands of I-I. B. Watson,
architect of Vancouver. As soon as
these are completed we hope to givo
a description of them through these
Rev. Spidell of the Baptist church,
will preach next Sunday morning on
"Striking a Bargain," and In tho evening on "A Change of Fashion." A
cordial invitation is extended to non-
church goors to attend those services
beginning at 11 n.m. and at 7.30 p.
ni. There will bo special music'in
the' evening.
Goorgo Hicks, one time dry goods
malinger at Hunter Bros,, nnd now tho
manager,of the Trltos-Wood Company
at. Fornio, Duke Winter, formerly will)
lho Riimo firm, and Tom Conlan, who
Is travelling in dry goods woro In tho
city on Tuesday and had a most enjoyable timo with their many friends,
—HosHlaml Miner,
Docoratlon Day will bo appropriately obnorved by tho Local lodgo of Odd-
follows. All members whether of this
court, or visitors, aro cordially invited
lo assemble at tho IC. P. hall on Sunday, Juno HHIi at 2 p.m., leaving thoro
about half an hour aftor for tho purposo of going to tho cemetery In a
body to decorate tho graves of do-
partod brothron,
Christ Church, Anellrnn: Tlio norv-
Icon of tho nbovo church on Sunday,
Juno Hit li, will bo an follows: Holy
communion nt 8,;i0; morning prayer
nnd Horiuon nt 11 a,m„ ovoning prayer
nnd sermon nt 7.30. Ah tho Knights
of Pythlna lmvo expressed a desire to
attend tho evening sorvlco, sontfl will
lio roHorvnd for all atondlng KnlghtH,
A cordial Invitation Ih oxtondod to ov.
cry mombor of tlio IC, P, lodgo (o nit-
ond. Tho rector will pronch lho memorial day -sermon,
Nairn's Best Quality Linoleum in a
large variety of floral and tile patterns.
Sold throughout the province at $1.50
per yard,
Store Remodeling Price $1 per Running Yard   ,
A Pair of $5 Gold Bond Boots.Given
Away Free of Charge
With every Fit Reform Suit we present you .with a pair of "Gold Bond".
Boots, and as these two lines are so well
known it is not necessary for tis to extol their'virtues.at any length, y You
cannot make Five Dollars easier, and as
you cannot get better clothing at any
price, it, willpay you to grasp this opportunity. ' "Fit Reform" Clothing is'
sold by all agencies at one price, whether in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg,
Fernie, or Vancouver, the selling price
being stamped in the pocket of the.garment. Our contract will not permit us
to cut the price, but as an inducement
for you to help us to reduce our stock,
Ave offer you free of charge with each
suit a pair of Gold Bond-Siloes free of
charge. » ■
■We want you to examine the exceptional values we are offering in this line
al our stock reducing sale. „ Printers
ink cannot convince you like'a personal
examination"'; we invite your inspection.*
knowing that,you will be convinced and
well repaid for your trouble.   .      .    ,
' Special Store Remodeling Values in
Men's Suspenders
Berlin makes' 35e to 75c per pair.
Presidents 40c per pair.
Every Piece of Furniture"reduced for
our, Store Remodeling Sale: space will
not permit us to detail all lines; if you
are interested examine the money saving values.   '
We have placed on sale in many instances at less than factory cost all broken lines of Iron Beds. We will be
pleased to-have you examine our special
floor display, for on account of limited*
space our window display reflects but
few of the many designs and prices that
Aye are offering. " '  ' '
Iron Beds Store Remodeling Price from
$1.00 up
Carhartt Union Made Uniform Over-'
.alls in. Blues, Blacks and Blue* and.
White Stripe.
Store Remodeling Price $1.15 per pair
Cotton Working Gloves four pair 25c
Hot, isn't it? But you can keep cool
—the remedy is easy. 'Come here.for
your summer furnishings, underwear,
shirts, duck pants, socks and hats.-You
will then look good and cool and feel
that way too.'
-   Men's AVhite Duck Pants per pair $2
Our Grocery Values Mean an Everyday
Saving to You   -■
Hood River Strawberries 2 baskets.25c
Creston Strawberries, basket......15c
Royal Aiine and'Bing Cherries, Lb. 15c
LoAviiey.'s Assorted,Chocolates, reg,
50e Lb. special ' - 25c
3 Lb. Pkts. White Swan Washing
Powder, special pkt k .. .15c
Large Size Cream Best Quality   ''
Per Tin 15c
Ridgway's 5, o'clock Tea, Reg 60c.Lb.
Special 45c Lb.
.For ten days only beginning Saturday .
18th to the 28th. '
To the first ten orders, given for our'
High Grade, Made*to Measure Suits
we are giving very special inducements
The'first prder.gets inducement Ufa. 1
which is the best cf all; then the second order gets No. 2 inducement, and,,
so, on. ■'"
You had better get around early and
see the plan,    It's a god one for you.
Attention to our Men's Furnishings
for a few days will surely pay you.'
Our grocery stock is complete. Free
and prompt delivery. - .,'.*'
7-A.'-.A. McBEAN
The Cash Merchant ..     Opp. Post Office
SUITS   and
and up made to your measure.'* The^
latest New York and English  .
o Cloth and Styles .
t__M__M__M__Bl*b^m^^^—«        .
D A TVITrVD TTTM   Rooms 2 aud 3, The A. Beck Block,
AdvertiseIn IKe District Ledffep
They came! they played! they went
home again! .
Yes, it was a great game, but all
should remember that overconfidence
has been the downfall of nations, ancl
also happens sometimes to baseball
Theres no getting away from the
fact that tho Michel boys are game,
nnd perfectly anxious to show their
belief in the winning qualities of their
team, but alack a day! whilst their
quality was excellent, -yot, yet..the
score read Fornie 111 nnd Michel 11.
Unlucky 1.1. What, say you Michel-
As a' proof of tlio character of the
game four innings without a' score is
good ball nnd at the sixth Fernio lind
three to thoir credit while thc opposite sldo Rt ill stood 0.
Tlio battery for Fernie wns Whelan
nml Meagher. Tho former had somo
hnirbrrndtli r-scar-'os from death by
flying missiles, still you'd lmvo had a
liiinl timo to kill Con, Milt Kastner
umpired and still lives. Como again
Michel; we are glad to greet you any
time, and wo will nlways do our best
lo boat you and know that you'll do
tlio same.
Sealed tenders addressed lo Egg &
Tlnldano, architects, and marked 'Ten-
dor for Christ Church.' will bo received
up to noon of Saturday, tlio 25th day
nf .Tmin for the building nf a church
for tho wnrdoiiH ancl voBtry of Christ
Church, Fernie.
Plans nnd specifications may bo scon
nt Iho offlco of lho iindorslgnml,
Tlio HiiccoflBful tenderer will bo required to furnish n satisfactory bond
for n mini equal to tho nmount of tlio
Tho lowest or nny tender not necon-
sarlly accepted.
Locate the Carpet
and get a $40,00
Carpet For Nothing
TTTITHIN tin* lust Imv weeks wn dis-
•V -po.scl of a carpet, similar lo the one on
display in our window, only in placo of a tan
color ground, it is on a green ground, otherwise its the same in Jevery respect. To the
one who locates and reports the finding of this
enr\iot /»•>.'t to our ofllce, wn, will present fivn
of f-harge the Forty Dollar Rug now on display in our window.
The Crow's Nest Trading Co., Ltd.
Hot tea or coffee served at Ingrams
pool room.
For Rent:  Commodious ■ rooms for
lodge or union meetings.     See   Joe
Goupill at the Waldorf. tfc
Wanted: Two furnished rooms and
kitchen.    Apply Ledger Z.   ',.   '
Picture framing done neatly and
cheap at the Trites-Wood Co.
Always rendy: ham sandwiches and
coffee,, at Ingram's.
It's up to you. We are here'to save
you money in furniture and stoves.
Tho Trites-Wood Co.   ■
If you nro a particular smoker get
your smokes at Ingram's..
Just the thing curly In tlio morning
or late ot night: n hot lunch at Ing-
rnm'B,   *
Wanted: A girl to do general work.
One who Is ngreenble to children. Apply to Mrs. .Mulz at the Brewery.    *
Wanted: A young girl * for light
housework; no children. Apply Mrs.
Goorgo 13, Doll, Macphersou avonuo.
The Flios are coming. Get your
screen doors, window screens and refrigerators nt tlio Trltos-Wood Company.    Tho cheapest In the city.
Houso for Sale with 2 lots ln Wost
Fornio; B roomed houso, water. En-
qulro of R. Harper, McPlif'son avonuo,
For Snlo; Team of horses, good gonornl purposo animals, prlco $185. A.
MacDonald Co., Wholosalo OrocoiH,
If you havo any building lo do 'twill
pny you to seo A. McLean, phono 107.
Ho'koopB nil kinds of building matorlnl
In stock, > 40p
8Ionn-Du ploy nn 8horthanil can bo
taught In 12 lessons. Bond for specimen) losson to Tliomns Dradalmw, I. S.
II.IU!. Frnnk, Altn.
Llflton, wo cnn savo yon from *)i2i),00
to $2fi on a sowing nuichlno, and glvo
you llio bout, "Tho Standard," llio machlno Hint hns thom all bont, nnd thon
somo.     Tho Trllt'H-Wooil Co,     .
For Ilont; A six roomed houso wltli
witter over Hluk am! toilet IiihIiIu, near
Mt-tlioillHt church, fin n month, ready
1st .lime.    Apply Wnllor lluniinblo.
For Snlo: A lot 50x132, nil clnnrod,
with a flvu room houso, nicely finished nud pnlnted, compl-ntoly furnlRlioil.
To rent or lo sell.    Tlio Gill bonrd-
t,, ..    I   , ,,    /        .- . ., ( „!*- l», rr    1 I     .. f\ r» rv, rt    <**<». ,1    ■*>
well rutnlillsb'-'d rtlnlti)' ruHtn-m, Sit-
tintPil nn I'nllnt avonuo. Apply nt tlio
Two ncroH of lnnd, I 3-1 ncrca clenred, houso 2*1x2(1 three bonrd, ntnblo 14
tXA 2 sion*-*-*, r-lilrkr-n Iioiiri*- 14x12 ftlfio
llircu bonivl. Vrlco lor-0 doHors;
SHOO down, Imlnnco in ten month**. Apply lo B. llnrpor, McPherion avonuo,
Fornio, n. C,
Grocery Department
AVo aim to make our Grocery Department tlie
cleanest and most attractive in tlio city—a placo
whero you aro suro of getting tho bost of Good
Things to Eat at the lowest price consistent with
1 i
Wo havo lately installed an Electric Coffee
Mill and are now bottor propaicd than ever to
supply you with this Dolicious bovorago., Drop in
and got a Free Sample gny timo on Saturday
■  i
Saturday Specials
Sugar Houso Drips Tablo Syrup, per tin 4.0c
Buckwheat Pancake .Flour, 2 packages     -     3.ric
Prosorved Plums, 21b.  tins      -       - 10c
Raspborrios and Strawberries, 2 lb. tins, 2 for 3f>o
Pears mid Poaehos, 2 lb. tins, per tin .     -     15c
Fresh For Saturday .
llipo Peaches, Plums, Ayricots, Chorrios, Grape
Fruit, Pineapples, Cantalopoa, Strrwberries, ]Ban-
anas, Oranges, Tomatoes, Cuoumbors, Gooseberries
Other Departments
The enso of tho Fornio Flro Itollef
Commltteo va W, O. Ilruco for tho return ot tiioiu-yH wut In tH-M: for distribution August, J008, wan proceeded
wllh boforo hin h*»nor ,lttdgo Wll*on on
Tbur»dny mornin)*'. JI, H*rcJitner-iirt-
od a* pr-m-cutlng counnol, ,-and M. A.
Mac Don nld of Crnnbrook : defended.
Dnfendlni*; roundel Applied for thn din-
miiMl of tho (AM on lho nround tbat
the Attomey-Cl-"ni>ral wai not a parly
to (he prosecution. Thla "was oppoaed
by 11. UfcitUuitr. JudKuu-ut wait «_
t-trred. ,
Men's Clothing Dept.
We are the leadera In nobby styles, perfect fitting
clothes,at the very lowest prices, Suits $7.50 up; Pants
$1.05 up; Vests 76c up.
Men's Furnishings
Money Savers for Close Buyers
MciiH Working Shlrtn Hp-jclnl  2Bc
% e      .«  '   t*"i.    .     i"»l   I.i •n-'I't,. ih.   .1        l % **t-r*if|
-_.«.*■..   hfe     _* k      H«'. *,_->.•. I. ■>   t.CFf '■        A,   1>_ .A t   .','.l*'.|4    -*+. bl-,|J,l*.™_W -4J   *-'!   ><«
Bpoclnl   ':75c
Men's Pino Mercerized Mslo Underwear, colors blue
and pink, regular $2.60 milt, special $175
Mcn'a Cotton Sox. special 2 palm far 25e
Dry Goods Dept.
Ladles' White Shirt Waist Sale
I.ndloH" Whito Shirt WnlutH, ion. $1.2.1, Hpeclal nt....95c
LudloH' Whito Shirt WulatH, rog, I1.G0 Hpeclal $1,16
Uidlot*.' Whito Shirt WalHtH, res. $2, Hpeclal $1.65
!.-i!'.' ' _;'.;:'.. Cclrv.' JVi'oU OpIIph !!o"?   ? "Mr tor    .,??*■
"2 1 Jit'lj While TnWc Jiamjit-lc, re*?  7r.t> ynrfl,1 i-pei-ln!
<tl pur yard  , 50c
17x34 All Linen White Hue!; Towels, rcctilar 35c, for
spoclal actio por pair  , 26c
Boot and Shoe Dept.
Lfullcm' Laco Roots, special nt $3.00
Ladles' Oxfords, apodal at $1-05
Chlld'H Hliooa 8 to Wh Hpccltil al $1.35
Mi»n'a Finn flhooa, R. Ritlnr •fB.RO, apfdftl nt ...$4.00
The Store of Satisfaction


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