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VOL,. VI.   No. 6
The Official Organ of Oist^ict No. 18, U. FI.iW. of A.
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Political Unity is Victory
FERNIE,   B. C,  September lOtfct 1910
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$1.00 a. Year
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CITIZEN IS
WATCHED
Get-away Was Cleverly
Arranged so as Not
To Attract
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On Tuesday, evening Mr. J. B.
Turney was entertained at dinner at
the Coal company's quarters, the occasion being the' presentation by tho
members of * the office staff of a
testimonial to their late purchasing
agent and his wife; as a token of the
high  esteem* and   respect  in ' which
-». ,$*
they were.*'held by those with whom
Mr. Turney's work, in the past h-ad
been associated. ;''
- After dinner the whole * of the
staff who we're ^ able., tb attend, gathered together to 'do honor to their
confrere,, The testimonial took the
shape of a lady's and -. gentleman's
gold watch foi* Mrs. and Mr. Turney
. respectively. Mr. James McLean
made the presentation,, and read the
following address: •■3
"To Mr. and Mrs. J.* B. Turney.    '   *-*
"Dear Friends:
"' "It is .with feelings of deep regret
■'that we  learn vol. your intended de-
■ parture from our midst, and we who
have been more or less intimately
associated, with ,you  in  a  social  as
. well as a business way during; your
term . of residence ,  in    Fernie,, feel
-that we cannot let this "opportunity
pass  without * voicing  in  some  way
■our appreciation of the many sterling
—qualities. __hlch_ have endeared" you to
"I see . around ■ me," he remarked,
"those'.with whom I have been intimately acquainted - for the last 10
years,'and others :of ' more recent
acquaintance.", His connection .with
them all had been of a very pleasant nature, and . he assured them
that .t was "with a deep feeling, of
regret that these old associations
with ■ them and their work had been
severed. He tendered them his very
hearty thanks on .behalf of himself
and wife for the good feelings which
they had, always shown' towards
them, and,which they had exhibited
in such a practical manner on this
occasion. " °   ,
Mr. Turney teft for the east on
Wednesday morning, on a business
trip, and hopes to be back in tho
Pass about the middle of October.
Mrs. Turney left on Monday last" for
her home in Trinidad, Colo.i where
she will remain for* about three
months.
SLAVONIANiBADLY
*    . " •*. * ■?** ( o
CUT-UP lY ITALIAN
Unfortunate Termination to Holiday Sports-Crazed by-
Drink an Inoffensive Par.y is Knifed-A Miracle
That Murder WasrNot Committed
v
Again the question.of a newcabi-,
net minister to" fill the vacant portfolio of finance is being discussed
and several names have been men;
tioned. Southern.; British - Columbia,
the great .mining district of the province has representation. •*> Tlie premier is from Victoria, the attorney**,
general .from Vancouver, the provincial secretary from the nortli coast,
the commissioner of lands from the
Okanagan, * and the commissioner of
works from northern Kootenay, while
southern Kootenay and the Boundary
'are unrepresented.' The vacancy,
should ■ be * filled by the member' for1
one.of the nine ridings comprising
this territory—Fernie', Cranbrook, Nel--
son, Ymir,' Rossland, Slocan, Kaslo,
Gra'hd' Forks and Greenwood. Of the
members-for, these ridings the two
.wo most likely to get the position
would be Ross of Fernie and Schofield
of Ymir. Of these two, Mr. Schofield
is better known throughout" the nine
ridings and his appointment would
consequently, be the more popular one.
However, this portion of the province
should have representation .in the
cabinet, and the members should insist on recognition. Such a ■ man as
Schofield-would add strength to any
cabinet in.Canada, while" some of the
coast possibilities' mentioned would
prove "a source of weakness.—Slocan
Record.         -'"   ' -
- On Monday, night after the field
sports had" been finished and tbe
crowds are gathered at the Fernie
Opera Houso to witness the prizefight, * others attended the. moving
picture show at the Grand;-Theater,
about; 10 o'clock the report "was current that there had been a * drunken
brawl • at- one "of the hotels In which
a knife had played a prominent part,
and upon- seeking for information we
ascertained that the report was .perfectly true. Racial" antipathy .inflamed by- liquor may be, assigned as
the contributory causes to the trouble
the . assailant being . an -Italian who
evidently  maddened    by    drink * and
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aching for a quaifiUj-withoiit the
slightest provocation,.'attacked an inoffensive, Slavonian, and made such
a vicious attack.upon htm that the
knife* blade penetrated-through his
coat, vest, upper pari of his pants
and through his underwear and penetrating- the abdomehi-gashed a hole,
in his , side that-"-*,.caused the intestines to protrudes:.although fortunately without .- puncturing them.
Clerke apeared on. the'scene a7few
minutes after the'" ^occurrence and
rounding up a trio' 'ofj Italians quickly/had them transported to the'city
calaboose and on. Tuesday'morning
the three ' were taken, -down to the
hospital to confront the injured man,
Jozef Janco (pronounced Yancho) and
he identified one John Sereno as the
culprit. Ah operation was performed
and unless somo unforseen complication arises there is practically no
danger. It was discovered later that
Janco was not the only one receiving knife "wounds as another Slavonian has been found whose body
bears marks of a similar character,
but he»acknowledges that * * in . tlie
melee he could not state- definitely
who, did' it.
As' a result of the careful and
speedy 'surgical assistance given this
patient is progressing very favorably
and the probabilities of complete recovery are excellent.    -.
DEGOUX TRIAL IS   7
ON AT MACLEOD
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us all.    *  ,     "     ..,,..      7   „ ■ :
■ "We can assure you that, although
your lot may be cast far from':'us,.
we will  still be. linked together by
an  indissoluble  chain of sincere af;.
f ection,. and. we   ■ have    ventured to
; hope 'that you will accept this, small
"token' of" our    appreciation,'.not so
"much' for'''its!;",intrlrisic"7valueV--Dut''( as-
a memento of our friendship for you.
"Knowing you as we do, wo feel
that tho greatest thing wo can wlsh-
for you Is:    May you be rewarded
according io, your merits.
., "We are, dear friends,
"Yours sincerely."
In acknowledging tho testimonial,
Mr, .Turney * said ho scarcely knew
ho\\A to express hlmsolf. "I havo,"
ho said, "somothing of the feeling of
the Gorman who, was taking a load
of wheat to town, _ Tho wagon got
stuck in tho mud; moreover, there
was a holo In tho wagon through
which tho wholo of tho.whont had
leaked out.   'Well,' said tho Gorman.
•ThiB  is  H .    Stuck * fast In  tho
mud nnd nothing to unload.' Ho was
In n similar predicament hlmsolf, and
• folt that ho could not do -justlco In
words to the pleasure and satisfaction ho experienced at tho honor
which they woro conferring.upon him.
PRONUNCIATION   BY.
'""'*' G_NERAL-;STANDARD
'/• Sheffleld,'-''Sept.'. 7.—At the" meeting
of the. British,"'association," \yesley.
Mills,*- formerly "of McGill university,
Montreal, expressed the opinion that*'
somc*.'y-.;standard'-;'/,.of,''.,-proriunciatioh.
should, be -'established, particularly
with regard to tlie use * of a vowel
and. the relation of vowels, to certain consonants. This standard might
be registered on the gramophone and
an imperial body might mako recommendations on it. The opinion, however, met with no acceptance.
VICTIMS   OF   KING   ALCOHOL..
and
Editor—Wo wonder what roply this
learned gentleman would givo, If
whilo walking. about the streets of
the city- in which ho expressed tho
abovo opinion he had boen accostoil
by ono of tho natives In tho following lnnguago. "Nah lad orvo booan
rcadln' 1 t 'talegrat wot tha's beoan
tawkin' abaht an ns for V proper pro-
■nounclntlon o t' vnnwols an t' consonants, whol orm fair capt whol fowk
doant tawk plain English samo as or
du mlssbn an If that wants toarthroo
gramnphoaln records har to spalk ori
tak t' job on If them's ony brass In
it,"
CHARLIE GARNER
ROUGHLY HANDLED
While Performing   Duties as. Organizer  Together
* With Another Officer-Twenty-flve  Take a
Punch and a Kick at Both Men
The Decoux case was taken up" at
Maeleod on the 7th inst'. before His
Honor, Judge Harvey, at the special
session arranged .to dear ^vlth tlie
case. -Mr. Campbell of*Maeleod was
the prosecuting counsel, W. C. 'Simmons of Lethbridge appearing for the
defense'.. The following are the names
of the jury: A. W. Bussell, C. H.
Baker, R..H7 Robinson, J. Swinnotoh,
_T TJ 0«M->___!*i-1'f_ _i A a -p______13 _i*n o r'rl . Cf ,>-__. r_
art. The whole of. yesterday and a
greater part of today* was taken "by
evidence * for the • prosecution. . Dr.
Martigny, Briot, the*pit bos's,..and six
.^liners'employed;'at the'shaft mines'
gave'evidence on behalf .of the, Crown.
A'<,-n_mbef"bf'--SWthesses'are" here to
give testimony on behalf of-the accused. - . ' ,7
- During the cross-examination' of
Arthur Deschamps the prosecuting
counsel rather pointedly asked the
witness whother he was not the man
wlio wroto tho lotters that havo appeared regarding the treatment that
tho '.prisoner, Decoux, had received
while being under arrest. He replied,
Yes,' and also if ho did not think
that he, Deschamps, was not a better
lottor writer than a miner,* to which
witness answered that ho did not
think that ho was.
It would appear that tho authorities aro not too woll pleased with tho
wido publicity the defense has given
to this "worker's Imprisonment nnd
treatment.
President Powoll, Secretary A. J.
Cartor and Board Mombor Jonos are
horo awaiting tho intorosts of tho
minors, Clem Stubbs started to Fort
William to attend tho Trades nnd
Laborers' congress on bohalf of tho
district. J. C. Bordroau'acted as interpreter,
Tho caso will probably bo concluded
tomorrow, Friday. Drs. McNally,
Lothbrldgo, Dr. Portor, Colomnn, and
Dr. Konnody of MacLeod will give
ovidoneo to show that Lobort had not
beon treated with tho boHt modlcnl
skill.
"  Two  brothers  named  Walter
Robort Hoag, said ito "be from Travel-
; ~*i ■
lers Rest' near Huntington, P. E. I.,
died _ri Cranbrook gaol on Monday
from the effects of7alcohol. They
were , arrested oh , Sunday ■ and their
condition* was .such-that-it was decided to " call in • the., services " of. a
doctor, 'but' despite "every effort to
save them they die_*.as* they lived—
inseparable. ' .We may moralize ,on
this double tragedy, but to what purpose, if the citizens-:remain apathetic?
Why, did. these men drink? Doubtless  because  they, liked it and  the
iHCl   mai,   luc—uuij. i-iio.Cc—iui — ..ufcili—lit
find _, congenial' company, wa!s' the
saloon. Why did the bartender continue _ to' * ply" them with liquor?
Simply because"-of v the PROFIT obtained by the sale';V Moral reformers -and temperance."/?dv.ocates may
inveigh'against ' tbVx*ctririic evil "until
the crack o' doom but so long as
there is an eight-cent profit on a'lucent, drink the liquid will be sold,
either legitimately or otherwise.
MACARONI FACTORY
.-.    RUSHING ALONG
HIS PRESENT
ADDRESS
PLEASE
' Excellent progress - is being made
in the construction.,of-a factory for
the manufacture of the Italian staff
of life by the firm of Marinaro Bros.
The building .will be two stories high
and a steam boiler of 56-horsepower
will occupy the" basement. William
Dicken, tiie manager * of 'another of
Fernie's infant industries;, is supplying 'the* concrete .blocks which are
manufactured on the ground!   All be
ing well everything will be-in readiness early in -November, and as this
town is so favorably located as a distributing center for this food staple
"of so many residents throughout the
district, we bespeak for it" a' rapid
development. , The city will supply
thc electric power. *
OIL LANDS INFLATHEAD
WILL BE SHORTLY DEVELOPED
This Fellow Had a Very
Bad Memory and Forgot to Return
That there is , every probability of
the coal oil claims ln the Flathead
country in East Kootenay passing
Into tho hands of capitalists and
undergoing a process of extensive development was th'e effect of news received in tho city yesterday.
Mineralogist's Report.
At various times during the past
few years discoveries of coal oil and
coal soams In tho Flathead district
havo boen reported, In tho annual
report, of the minister of mines for
the provlnco, in 1003, for Instance, tlio,
following remarks concerning this
little known section of British Columbia woro mado:
"Tho district Is so shut off from
tho remainder of tho provlnco that
vory littlo prospecting has hoon dono
thore for mlnornl, other limn coal or
oil, especially hy British Columbia
prospectors, although a number from
Montana havo visited tho vicinity.
railway and the Great Northern railways both have surveys looking'over
the ground at the present time with a
view to railroad development; the government is making a survey for a'
wagon road from the Crow's Nest and
the Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget
Sound railway last spring acquired
a, number of claims to the north of
Couldry creek, to the west of the
Flathead river, upon which are exposed six highly promising seams of
coal. That the railway considers this
property of enormous value is shown
by the price paid which ran into six
figures, the first of which was not
the lowest unit.
The deals- at present in progress
affect, however, the .development of
the coal oil claims rather than tho
coal discoveries.
Many Seepages oi* Oil.
This oil was- first discovered many
years ago by Indians. At the present
time there are known to' be- three
seepages.on Sage creek and one on
Kiske-neh-na creek. To the south of
this point, in Montana, is another
seepage and again oil is oozing from
the ground at two places a'few miles
east of the Rockies in Alberta."
Vast Oil Reservoir.
All those seepages are within a
radius of 3G miles and mining experts'
believe that the indications point to
a vast reservoir' of oil probably on
the west side of the Rockies. It is
believed that this reservoir is in the
form of a basin and that the seepages
are from weak points'in the,geological
formation on. the sides.
The development of th|s*e oil' claims
has been retarded greatly by the difficulties of ■ access to the Flathead
country.. These will be obviated,
.however, when the new government
road'from (lie Crow's Nest and the
proposed railroads are constructed.
Well Already Sunk.
' The-only well yet sunk is on Kishe-
neli-ua' creek, where the company
operating was tho. South Eastern
British Columbia Land and Oil company. .This corporation has a well
which is ,down some'1,200 feet. Two
crevices were struck in the course
of the drilling. It is the opinion, of
geologists that it will be necessary
to drill considerably deeper to reach
the oil in paying qualities, owing to
'an  overthrust  in  the  geological  for-
-r*-i n-fi/in T_■»"■, ill"— rtf -f 11 Ti/I L'_-n-n_vA_t___l li-i
"IIIULI-Jili i_l*^,I\.-—V/L J.UHUJ-JJ1 \j T <wllLV<U LII   _i
further progress of the work in  the
case of this company.
Exceptionally Valuable Oil.
- On, Sage creek the three seepages
discovered arc on claims owned by
Sir Charles -Ilibbert Tupper. The oil
here is of exceptionally high grade
and. su6h as'is'found'In only one other
placo on tho continent. It is of a
clear olive - green color and can lie
used for illuminating purposes without going through any refining process. A big seepage on the east sldo
of the creek comes up through stand-
stone in large quantities. From the
coal showings near this point it Is
thought that there must bo a large
volume of oil near at hand,   ,
Engineers, as representatives of big
capitalists, have been ■ exploring the
Flathead oil roglons during tho pnst
month and their roport. is expected to
result in a rapid development of the
claims' of tho valley generally.
Good Farming Land.
Tho Flathead valloy consists of a
beautiful opon stretch of land nnd at,
tho international boundary lino is
nearly 12 miles wide. Tho elovatlon
Is nbout 3,200 foot and the land Is
admirably suited to wheat raising and
gonoral farming. It nhounds In game
of all descriptions and Is doscrlbod by
n rocont visitor as n, hunter's paradise.
PROVIDENCE
AGAINST
THEM
Haymaker Refused at Gall
of-Time for Labor
Day Sports
Despite the rain that threatened
all morning and came for a time in
a downpour in the afternoon the
celobratlqn in Fernio on Labor Day
was a success * from almost every
point, of view. Crowds of .visitors
from neighboring points thronged
the streets and the recreation
grounds. , Tho crowd was..very orderly during the progress of the sports.
Events which were called' off on account of rain were, high jump, tug-
of-war, half-mile foot race and the
baseball games, and tennis tournament; *    . „
The football game between Fernie
and Coal Creek resulted' in a draw
and will havo to be played off again.
P. Mulgrew refereed to the satisfaction of all concerned.
The other events resulted
lows:.
Jump—3, R
■  ?5. ,      '    ,
jump—1,  R. .Bowen.
-1, T. Ballon, $25;  2,
-1, T. Gallon, $25;. 2,
as   fol-
Bowen, *
Hop, Step and
$10;   2, H. Lock,
Running long
100-yard dash-
It. Bowen, $10.
100-yard dash-
Bowen, $10.
Two-mile, race—1, - Clayton   DuBois ■
(prize value $25);   2, G. Shaw, $10.
Wrestling match—i;    Joe    Hamer,
$15; 2/.B. Smith, $5.   ' *  »
Hurdle race—1, T.  Gallon; $20;   2,
R; Bowen, $10.
Vi-milo    Pony    Race—1,    Fisher's
7_._ellie.:__$3()j 2,__^Linlo _s7_P.Qll__.
$107     .        ,
•Vfc-Mile Open—1, Ignatius Jack's
"Luke," $75; 2, Gout-lay's "Flying
Fox," $25,
Squaw Pony race—1, Marie Antoinette;  2, Sis Hopkins.
Squaw Tepee race—1, Marie Antoinette,  S25.    Won .in  2l/j   minutes.
HAROLD  NELSON  TONIGHT.
Androw ll. Wut kins, formor profll-
dont of tlm Fifth Ohio HUh-dlslrlct
minors orRanlzallon, now n mombor
of tho National rnlinin*)' board from
Ohio, and Charles Onriior, it mil lonal
board member from District 18, woro
terribly lioatnn at ClnrlcHlmiK Thui'H*
day nlRht hy « crowd of 20 or moro
men and tho two Injured men ullogo
the assault wan tlio work   of   hired
hhhhhhI Ilfla
Mr. Walking nrrlvod nt hia homo
In Vorltvlllo above . Mnrtln'a Ferry
Into last night after laying ovor for
ti dny to hnvo his Injuries attondod
nnd Mr. Garnor has gono to l'lttu-
t-.nrit tn mmnln till nblo to rosumo
work again. Mr. WntKlns hnd ono
hnnd broken, tt funA-Jr aiut,U,l .w
bndly It will havo to ho nmpuntcd
and he wan klck.o-1 In tho fnco and
breast while aovernl men Jumped on
hlm. flnrnor got off with the Iobb
,_' i"*v•*•■».■■! tooth nntl Vlf-VR n-hrtut. the
head and breast.
Mr. Walking, who l» i| unable to
leave tho Iiohbo wna talked to ovor
tho telephone this mornlnR hy a New*
reporter and ho Bftve his version of
♦ho nffnlr. Mr. Watklns Is go woll
l-iin-im In thin unction ns nn honoBt,
truthful man Hint no person knowing
him will doubt hl« Btory for ft min-
uie.
Ho nnld thnt he and Mr. Garner
ltd been working »• ortinlrer* at
Fairmont. Monongnh, 8hlnn»ton,
ClnrkflburtK nnd other lownt In that
set-ilon. They *■«* foltoired eT-tr-r
whoro thoy wont hy three or moro
men, but In tbe Iftit two day* before
tbe aggnnlt their pergonal guard In
err-iisod to nlno when  thoy reached
•fitorkslMi**-. Thursday afternoon.
Tho organizers know thoy woro
watched nt Fairmont nnd Mouongnh,
but whon thoy renchoil BhlnnBton
thoy woro nccostcd nnd naked If tlioy
were not Btrimgors In town. Mr,
Wnlldns ropliod thnt thoy woro not
oiitlroly new to tho section nnd tho
man Informed thom they would bo
bottor acquainted with tho plnco beforo thoy got away as ho hnd sent
for mon to tako enro of thom.
When the organlrorB wont to
Clnrkahurg tho followers niimhorod
nbout. nlno nnd thoy dogged thom
to n rcstnurnnt and Inter to tho -»V-il-
dn hotol, whom thnv nut up for the*
nftornoon.ii About hnlf pnst flvo (hey
suitied irom (lie hotel (o the de*iot
to cntch a trnln to Grafton and when
(hey w<»ro on tho long stroot bridgo
ovor tlio crook Mr. WatklnB «nys not
loss thnn 25 mon nttneked thom.
TtnUi   xvnrn  XmnoXtod   down   and   Mr.
WntkJiis, although weighing 275
pounds says ho wna Vnocked at lonst
10 foot by a bludgeon which he
Jmlgod to bo a rubber hoao londod
wllh lend, darner wna treated In
exactly the same way. Aftor bolng
knocked down he claims tho gnng
Jumped on hia prostrate body, kicked
blm In the fnce and othorwlso mistreated him.
His Injuries are of such a nature
tbat he la likely io be /aid up for
tho next two weoka or more. Mr,
(lamer eieaped with less injurlea
tban Wr. Watklna, but It will be
m.nny lorn* week* befora be forceta
tbo beating be recelvod.—Wheeling,
(W. V.,) Dally Naw*
HIS' WEIGHT THE  CAME.
Mountnln climbing is advocated by
mnny physlclnns ns nn excellent antidote for thoso who    orn    burdonod
with  a heritage of too much  solid
flesh,    Those  possessing tho  lu'cns-
nary time to Indulgo In this pleasant
rocroation nro often not,compelled to
work steadily for n livelihood, whoro-
ns IndlvldunlB who would ho grenlly
benefitted   aro  unnhlo to  scnlo  tlio
giddy holghtH, howovor "Necessity Ih
(ho mothor of Invention," und wllh a
view to effecting n decronBO. of ncll-
pose tissue without loss of tlmo n
well-known cltlr.cn recently mnde his
first nseont of, no. not the Matter-
horn, tho Trinity, but   nftor   many
sundry grunts nnd sighs—tho splro of
tho now government    building   nnd
peering from    the    narrow window
greeted nil pnssorgby.   At first It wna
thought thnt it wns n rehearsal ior
(he "Cui''-;*.  tilit'tt wi il'iH UulKtii,"
still this was not thinkable when we
■noticed who it was nnd thon tbo old-
time rocltntlon of "Kxcelglor" flnshod
ncross our mlnd'B oyo only to bo ills-
r-nrdpil forthwith ns a posslblo solution.    Flnnlly  wo ronrtiod  tho  conclusion rontalncd In tho first paragraph.   Did ho nflcond unaided? Yob,
ho must hnvo ob ho Ib now on mothor
earth, but wo nro free  to confoss
that there Is no noticeable reduction
of bulk.   If ho mnko another nttompt
our renders will ho duly wnrned.
On Wddn^Hiiny uv.-uIuk h v«ry painful accident happ-Rnod to Mra. C. Mc-
Cirady. who la living at Mrg. TyU*
dsley'a on Daker avenue. It appear*
that the unfortunate lady, who la well
advane-M In ycart, waa coming down
■talrn and waa overcome by a apcll
of fainting and falltng down to the
bottom fractured ber collar boat.
Last, wook Jamos O'Connell, chnrg-
cd with tho theft of two traveling
suitcases, when asked before "Judgo
Whiiustor, before whom hu elected
lo bo glvun n spoody trlnl, to glvo
his version of the Incident evidently
I bought that Hllenre was golden,
practically acknowledged that he was
a hypnotized kleptomaniac as ho had
not tho slightest recollection of having (ou.'IuhI tho stolon articles, Ilo
wns given a, yonr In which to cnmo
bnck to, a normnl slalo, but. on Wednesday Inst, probably hnvlng emerged
ho wont lino Ihu Imthrooin at lho
city jnll nnd did a trick In lnvlla-
lion that wns not. nol Iced for sovornl
minutes nnd up to the tlmo of
writing Iiiih not bucn apprehended,
although thc nv'-iuios of escape ,ue
well guarded. Tlm provincial nuthoii-
tics ns well ns lho north west mounted polico nro on tho lookout. This
Individual hears nil thu eiirniiirks of
n degenerate nud in IiIh present
physical coudlflnii walking any grr-nl,
(llstfince Is n difficult oporation.   Ho
lei   .i   I<.-*..-(   iiim   ii     ila.iiii,     hi     ucihi",
i.mully built, nbout ?S yearn nf wo
round fnre, pnlo romplnxlon and
when Inst snnn wore n uluo suit nnd
soft lint.
Tho audnclty shown lu mnklng his
golnway wan Hn simplicity. Ho was
sen! In to x\w tun mourn 1c»r ihe pin-
Pofo of denning it up by tho'chlcf,
who wns Bontod within 10 feot of tho
door, which nftor «weoplng nround
he pushed to In tho manner common
to anybody sweeping out a place, and
lm hnd not been In tho bathroom
more tluni tin*.■•■; miuuluA when thi-i
chief's suspicions were nrouned, nv.d
mum piiLililiig utica thc door ta ascc**
tnln If tho prisoner was itlll them,
tho window wna opened and ih-*-
meang nf ej-,re*g dl*tfo««d.
tixxo of the grips «fo!«rt belonged
to W. If. Coulicr. division au^erm-
tended of the I. C S., and the e-ther
in an *-rnployi» f*t (u4iiin_'» c*-«ar
atore.
The Fernie Oijorn. House wasi
crowded to within' an ace of its capacity on Thursday, whon the well-
known Canadian actor, Harold Nelson,, supported by an excellent cast
played "Plorro" In a manner that won
the unnnlmous plaudits of the audience. .There is one feature of Mr.
Nelson's career that stands out boldly and is both praiseworthy and,,
worthy of Imitation that be has never
exhibited any of llioso demoralizing
plays that pandor'to the baser pus-
slons, but on tho contrary furnished
the public with good, clean, wholesome mnlter. * In consoquonco of tho
mngnlflcenl reception given al Thursday night's performnnco ho hns been
requested lo play again tonight, Frldny, and In conijillance.therewith will
reproduce "The* Wolf," a companion
play to 'i.orro ot tho Plains," dealing" with tho ovents of ovory-dny life
in Northern Quebec.
Geological Formation.
"To Ihe eastward of tho main Flat
hond river the rock formation form
ing tho iiiouiitiilii ranges appciir to be,
and hnvo heou ho cIiihsoiI hy the goo-
logical survey, of nn older ago than
tho crctacoous, which Is    tho   conl.
bearing fornuillnu    In    Mils purl  nf
British    Columbia;    consiuiunnlly un
conl mny bo expected In this district,
In  tho soiithorii  port Ion of the district,  howr-vcr,  to  tin-  west   of  tho
Flnthond rlviT, tho geological forma-
tion Is more rocc-nl than on tho r-nHt.
sldo of (lie rivor,
Strontj Odor of Oil.
"On a small creek flowing from tho
norlh Into Ciihlor crenk, about 10 or
12 miles from Its Junction wllh tlm
. Intlif-nil, thorn wero oxpnnnd Ih-iIh of
it hlnck i-iii'bonaccoiiH shah- wlileli
t-nnililnr-i! ronrretlona of cliiystone,
Those concrciloiiH, when freshly
broken, give off n slrong odor nf
petroleum.
Doom on Years Ago.
*'p!*[    ,,, ,*»,.,...-,,    I,,,■*',-,    l-r.,*,*.*,    v^r,,**,.'!t,it
from this Kfctlnn of British Columbia
nnd from tho adjoining territory of
Alborta certainly na far back nn 18S!i,
If not earlier. The late Dr. Brtwyn,
then dlroclnr of lho geological survey,
visited the district In 18.1 with Mr,
, t • ■ ! 1 f <■» f 1 ♦ 1      1 , I      .
.1     U^.b*.-. 'tr<*l»Ub< «.(...* •*>• *.-->       - I   '.     jl'J.I •■•*
Hon. Kdgftr Dewdney, then minister of
thn Interior, snys that ho found a decided boom on In petroleum claims.
He tells ot collecting snmplcs of crude
oil from seepages through gravel In
a bed ef a stream about flvo mlleB
.tit nf tho -wmmft holwoon Alberta
nnd British Columbia. On thc west
side of tho flilmmlt TV. S-Mwvri spf-nkB
of having found nil on Kl**hc-n->h-na
rnek, and of having also discovered
oil In two places en Sage c-r«*k."
Activity Thla 8umm«r.
During tbo past summer months
Ihero has again tx.ni con*lderabl« ac-
tivUy lu tUv: rUtUttul tommy. Thu
Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound
VICTIM OF ASSAULT
STILL UNCONSCIOUS
Two  Teamsters  in a   Mix-up  Which   May Have
Fatal Results-Fracas Took Place Monday
Night-Victim Discovered Tuesday
iilU-rnilloii j nf ili-lny the witness advanced tlio ox-
(■nun tlmt tlii'y tlioiighi tlm mini wim
i mi-rely In a tli'iiul'i'ii siiipor iuul would
In* nil right  whmi In- ii-niwu'd.    Ah
On Mondny ulght    nu
took plnco between    two    ii-musIim'sI
einplnyod  by  the  K\]t   Lumber  com-'
puny, whleh has resulted lu one iiiiui, j
.lolni  _ ivdorlck, being placed bohlnd [
Dw burs In be hold for trial peiidlnn • noun   as  the  iiitiim-i!  noticed   the  re
the recovery or ilmith  of  Oln  I _«l-1 movnl of the Injured mnn  from  lhe
herr,  nt   pi*e«eni   lying  In    a    m-nil-1 „,,,,, k   ,1(1   ,,„.„   ,,,„   ,,„„.   f|om   „„,
romiitoHn  condition   In    the    1'crnlo'
l coinpiiny, e\ Ideiitly with llu* intent Um
nf Hl'lp-ilng out, but  both   |irovluclul
hospital.
Although It  Is reported that  tliere
were two witnesses In the shaclc at
and cliy police were m-nrchlng for
tlm Iln'ii! of Ilie affray, no report whh j hi in nml he was ancKled by Chief
mnde to the pollen iiuthnrltle*- until i flcri-n*  shorn   fl:'in on  lho  (.,  V,  li.
Wednesday nftornoon,
plntforni
fi ii
mid  Is now In  w*fe|<oepliig,'
■      , ni   i. ii,,     i
ILLINOIS MINERS WIN IN
CLA8H   WITH-EMPLOVER8
Clll(-i. 10, III., Sept. |,<l.—At tin,
close of a meeting of the conl miners
mm Uic i>111-1ii 1 wir>, iii.ti i,ir,u-,i man
nftor midnight, It wus niinounccd today thnt the strike iiltuntion in the
Illinois coal fleldH virtually had fieon
•Jirought to an end. Although the
Bottlement will hnvo to be ratified by
thn Illinois Conl Operators' nssocln-
tion, that I.v »ivld t<» in* a mer-- formality.
«*tritn   nud    the    hnsplinl   nttendnntH
have  not   been   ubln  to  get   nny  co-
lierent   replies  to  their questions.
I.ateht , repiiMS   fI Hill     the     h'-M'iti'il
Ik that  (here  Is  no chunm*  ami  although coiihcIoiis cnutlniifH tn lie lu
.1  ii.w.vti  I mil-ill em  ,1'ini   >.i,.ii.i,-   ,\,  *-,..*,
nny   information   regarding   the assault.
Tho dlsputo helween lho chain-
I ninkern nnd iholr omploycra nt ('nnl-
> ley Heath hnH nlready been ilelnlled
; li:   rlil-i   column,   nn.l   If   di   a   ■"rin'*'
j which tins h. :ii scheduled under t!:n
In   the   -*icttlr*m"tit   'h«-   mlnorn   pot ' Tw.de ttoronln ,\rt     An  Inijnlry linv-
tho lion's shnre of I heir dcrimtiils,
only a fow amall detnlls having boon
changed. The full scalo of wi»**<'H
nnd prlc«i» set by tho I'eorln convention will bo paid by the opernlorn,
The conflict between iho miners and
upuuloi-» biu bucn alubUunity fuu^Ut
for a period of five months.
Ini* been mndo Into the low ind-i
of wngeu paid to tho women hns to.
Milled in the hoard filing a mlntmur.i
wage rate. Hut under tho art tho
employer tins the right to raise nn
objection, and tbe ratea do not apply
wlicve the worker-.! a tree In wrlttoi;
to contlnuo working at tho old prices.
:.   .* c: TH_ DISTRICT UDSBK, F___CT, B. C, llgEMtMB 10, IMP.
| Socialism in Japan is      \
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I Cause for Alarm \
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warded n lover of bis spedesL New
Lanark became the end ol the pilgrimage of all good social reformers
tbroughoot the world. Health, plenty,
and contentment prevailed there. The
manners of children educated under
Owen's system were eharming, graceful and unconstrained. Perfect concord existed between employer and
employed, and tbe commercial opera-
rmtn of
ed
ry
SPRINGHILL
MINERS PAT
Pete Patterson in Charge
in Strike District--
Plenty of Funds
_ communication received this
morning from Joseph Mos-» lice president of tbe  _   Af  ^   in this district
shorn
'  fun J
;o_be SO FVR 'tb bPRrsGHlLL 15
CONCERNED Mr Moss is at pres-
th» Joegins and Chunecto dis
where somp dirfereni.cs e\is>t
between the companies and their re-
ipecthe pmpon.r*s
kl the Jogg n-= "here the X.   "  ~
li tbe  onl>     labor    organliaf
differences nijfi thi
Beware of
Imitations
Sold on the
Merits of
Minard's
Liniment
-*-
4B 8t««m-Hut*4  Room*
Hot antf Cold Batha
The King Edward
Fernie's   Lea-ding  Commercial  Hotel
The Finest Hotel in East Kootenay J. L.   GATES, Prop.
igbiag i
j-il haie been
Tt Ss e .pected that tbis
»r will be disposed of sal
to both parties at an eirh
_t Chicnecto the tno years con
I trac' lias eip ed ana tbe compani
1 come ume ago asked thtir empltn.es
I to accept ^ reduction o£ 10 per cent
I The men on tbe other hand have
asked for an inert ase of three
per cent pp. bot berau-M ot the in
trod ut tion of closed lights into thp
mine Mr Moa*. acting with the torn
mittee of the lodge haie succeeded
tliu-5 lar in bringing tre company
lack to tht old agr ement ihich thei
are preDared to s gn The men are
sril!  holding:  o it for the  three  cent
led t
!  the
referendu
dispute     T c    ote mil be
dai   ani srould a majoriu faior hold
cilia
tion boird wll be a_ ed
M Peter Patterson is now hand
ling thp strike at Spnnghill rtplac
mg Mr Daild Irvine who bas been
_lled to his own district where -some
Mr Moss reports the organization
m the mainland to be m excellent |
■-ondition  and  steadllv  increasing  in
DOCTORS ON BIRTH RATE
RACE    SUICIDE    CLAIMS    ATTENTION   OF  BRITISH   MEDICAL
CONGRESS.
Fundam
ental   Cause — Advance   a
of   Minor    Reasons—Less
Births '
'here Women Must Perform
Labor.
LONDON. Sept. 10.—Race suicide,
ancer, sour milk, and hypnotism as
. cure for the morphia habit have
teen tbe topics which have attained
cost attention at the annual meeting
tf tbe British Medical association in
London. In discussing the marked
tendency to fewer births, the doctors,
being economists, uttered themselves In a very short sighted fashion.]
in   taking  up  the  causes  for  deple-
"Social Aspects of the Palling Birth
Rate" was the title of a paper read
by Dr. Ballantyne. Tennyson's "Tor-
of Babes," he said, bad now been
reduced
•- tie was being attacked, and
popular novelists found mueh of their
popularity resting on improper novels,
":e leasehold marriage and on the
presentation of conjugal unions in
which dis-tinion was evidently impend-
t it was not from this side, said
the speaker, that the most dangerous
assault was being made
as tbe unit of society. And then,
among a number of minor causes,
be included what is really the major
cause, economic necessity. Present-
day civilization, declared he, seemed
to have no room for the baby. The
infant found no plaee for Itself In the
flat system, and to the modern servant it was anathema. Other canses
were to be found  in late marriages,
I the  higher eduostion  of women, the
j entry of women into economic competition with men.
Or.  Freematitle pointed out a  sig-
j niflennt fuel. He said that in towns
which were tne seat of textile indns-
I tries was abnormally low, while In
minln? disfMcts, where woman labor
was little i:mployed, it remained high.
Am! then from this pregnant truth he
j proceeded to utter economic nonsense.
Olhiir caus.is were at work, said he.
Olrls' public schools boast ed or (be
strong. ilM-rmfned. onil well eijnlppod
to fii-M. .hi; batile of life; but It wan
a wlsnikf, "They weni out unprepared for, married life. In all rlasswa
nf lift- ihe appetite of girls was being
wlit-tte.l for disl rad Ions, which, bow-*
pver harmless or even useful In them-,
selves, unfitted tbem for domestic
(Inr ies.    Their
We dig up
lam a golden opportunity for in-
lestors m real estate- Chances to
make good money they would never
hear of come to our knowledge.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED
IN REAL ESTATE
drop in and get acquainted. If wi
haient just what you want we'i
get it for >ou if it is to be had.
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Insurance and Real Estate
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A RARE OPPORTUNITY
GOOD READING AT SMALL COST-
ADVANTAGEOUS CLUBBING RATES
Welco e Words to Wo ies
To  o
t   lll3
is kind   hot       (he cjfiu ri
nod Ji   ha   its matins    are in
nn rnii    re   omul Sc
[lipid analysis on rhis
head, lie said ifcar the crown for
w'ih-Ii -Admen *ect_ bonding tor themselves was political power, and woman suffrage, in any shape or rorm,
was therefore profoundly inimical to
j the birth rate.
. This last statement, it mtiEt.be said,
I was not let pass unchallenged. A
numfcsr of fhose present greeted It
with hisses.—People, N. Y7     ■
Philadelphia sireet. car mes now
have a woman's auxiliary which bas
a membership cf B^TPO.
Industrial accidents In Ontario. Canada, factories in 1909 totaled 685, an
Increase o_r the prevfous year.
Qrer TiMO members cl the- Struc-,
(ural Iron Workers' union of'New
Yorfc have received a second raise
of.wast* since January ,1.
liery man connected" with mining,
ether lie is a laborer, superintend-
, manager, mining engineer or own-
is interested In securing Ideas tbat
I  save  him  time  and  make  more
money for him .
An organization has been built up
. a bis expenditure thai. Ss scouring
iO mining world for money making,
money saving Ideas.
The problems (hat one man has
fulled to solve a do ther man somewhere
has solved, and it ia the work of this
organization to search out mining.problems and their solutions, to classify,
arrange and simplify tlieBh
Think what this "means—it means
that now it is possible for any man
to secure tile ideas, tbe schemes, tbe
rety working plans tbat are building
mining successes everywBere.
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coal mining official ."that it is not. necessary to make any explanation of its
merit for their benefit-.- -There, are
many, however, who are neweomers
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matters dealing with the mining industry, we can say without fear of
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' We have made arrangements with
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Toothache connected with open
curious teeth may he relieved by ihe
local use of carbonate at sodium—
half a  drachm  to  ilie  ounce  of  hot
In superficial burns and scalds a
saturated solution of bicarbonate of
sodium applied on moistened cloth
wi!] 'quickly relieve the burning pain.
To aoold hang nails never cut the
cn tide round* tlie nail, ns Is frequent-
ly done, but.presn it  down  with  an  -
orange; wood stick.
When" the teeth have become stained with frnit juice or liquorice, rub.
salt over them and rinse the mouth
with hot water. This will remove all
trace of discoloration.
Apermanent arbitration board haa
been appointed for five years to deal
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OFFICIAL   CIRCULAR
-  Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 25, 1910.
To the Officers and Members of the"T7nited Mine Workers of America:'
Fellow Workers— -        . -
At.the recent Special Convention held in this city, August 11 to 21, 1910, the following was adopted: That
this convention levy au assessment of one dollar per week on the members.of our organization who are working to provfde Tor the men engaged in strike, the International Executive Board to decrease or abolish the assessment, wben, in its judgment, it deems it advisable and to the best interests of tbe United Mine Workers
of America.
There is a general retrenchment of expenditure of funds by the International organization, and during this
present struggle only, such men will be employed as necessary, to safe-guard .and protect the best Interests at
the "United Mine Workers of America. Inasmuch as no specified time was designated by the convention, wben
the assessment should go into" effect, your International Executive Board decided that It shall take effect September 1, 1910. .
You are all.no doubt aware ot the serious situation now confronting our organization; bo serious that it
required the calling of a Special International Convention to consider ways and means to prosecute the strikes
now in progress in the several districts to a successful termination.
Inasmuch as the continuance of tbe twenty-five cent per week assessment, submitted to, you recently by
the International Executive Board for referendum vote and carried, will uot raise sufficient funds to meet the
situation, the one dollar a week assessment specified- in tbe above resolution was deemed absolutely necessary
by the convention to care lor our members  on  striKe.
We urgently advise our members to respond freely and unhesitatingly, not only to care for our members
who are waging such a noble fight, but to protect the perpetuity of our splendid organization, hearing in mind
that the coal. operators and their allied interests are waging a relentless war of extermination against our organization. There are approximately 100,000 of our members ou strike, who, hy their unswerving fidelity to
the principles of our organization are. no less determined now than they were at the inception of the strikes,
to continue their battle for human rights indefinitely. Theii- fight is your fight; their Interest is your interest
and we express the hope and have every reason to believe that our great membership will rise to the occasion
out of the fullness of their hearts at this time, upon the brond platform that "an injury to oue is the concern
of all," and will respond promptly, generously and in tbe same spirit tbat has characterized our members iu
past conflicts.
Your International Executive Board firmly believes that success will crown our efforts ere many weeks
have passed and this assessment will be decreased or abolished at such time as conditions will warrant such
action. We again urge our membership to meet the situation promptly and loyally, rally to the support of our
striking members.
Your International Executive Board urgently requests that all local unions having surplus funds on hand.to
advance one or more payments at their earliest opportunity after ret elpt of this circular. Our members will be
kept fully Informed through the columns of the United Mine Workers* Journal from week to week of the progress made in negotiating wage agreements in the districts affected and now involved in strikes.
Send all money to Edwin Perry, International Secretary-Treasurer, 1101-1106 State Life Building, Indianapolis, Indians.
By order of the International Executive Board.
Sincerely and fraternally yours, 	
President
:   '      Secretary-Treasurer.
■- Indianapolis,  Ind., Aug.  29,  1310.
To the Members of the United Mine Workers—Greeting:
You are aware that in accordance with the provisions of the International constitution a proposition was
sent to the entire membership for its consideration. This proposition submitted to our members the question
as to whelher or "not they were willing to continue the assessment of 25 cents per member per week.
The result of the vote returned to the International office gave a majority in favor of continuing the assessment o£ 25 cents par week per member. *-
All local unions whose membership is at work are authorized and instructed to collect 25 cents per member per weeS for the-month of August and forward the amount to the International Secretary-Treasurer, State
Life Building. Indianapolis, Ind.
By reason of the action of the Special Internationa! Convention, all members of the organization who are
at work wotild he required to pay an assessment of $1.00 per week per member, beginning the first week in
September. In another column of the Journal will be found official circular to our membership issued by the
International Executive Board.
With the hope that our membership will give this their immediate attention and comply with the action of
tbe referendum vote of our membership and the Special National Convention, we remain,
Yours very truly,
T. L. LEWIS. President.
-   EDWIN PERSY, Secretary Treasurer.
1st and found gas^: lc fireman could
Mr. Russell volunteered evidence
and told what Ire knew of. the place.
Tbe men were allowed to .. report
when they found. gas... "The report
would show this. He went the
rounds with the overman aud completed, tbe ground covered by Mr.
Black"in five hours, hut did not'fire
off any shots. His ohject in appointing Mr. Black a fireman was to remove him from the /position of boss
Mr. Shepherd explained the object
the department had hi making the inquiry.      It    was.  desirable that the
tute  officers  should be  protected
their  work  when  they  made  re-
Mrs.1* James   Black  gave   evidence
corroborating that  of  Mrs.  Lewis
His.  Honor  " then    adjourned   ihe
rart of inquiry till 10 a. m. on Saturday,  when he will render  his  decision.—Ladysmlth*   Chronicle.
A Court of Inquiry
Under Coal Mines Regulation Act at
Extension Mines
A court of enquiry under the pro-
. visions of the "Coal Mines Regulation
Act," was held yesterday at tbe city
hall, beginning at the hour, of 10:30
a. m., before Mr. John Stewart, special commissioner, to make enquiry
into the conduct of David McKinnell,
holder of second class "certificate of
competency No.  B. 37 and..overman
' in-No. 3 mine at Extension;, in • re-,
spect to-.tie following representation:
:'    That tie said David McKlnnejl, as
• overman In tie said mine; dismissed
-James S. Black, holder of certificate
of competency No. F. 32, from- employment as a fireman in said No. 3
mine, for having reported the existence of inflammable, gas in the said
mine, It being the duty of tie said
James S^ Black as fireman to report
such-discovery of inflammable gas,
Mr. Stewart read his commission
after which Inspector of Mines Shepherd, submitted all the correspondence bearing ou the question. This
was not evidence and was only presented to show cause for tie inquiry
by- the department of mines.
Shepherd took the evidence ot the different witnesses. ■>._., ■
James S. Black was the* first" witness called. Being sworn,.he told of
the visit to him of David McKInuell
arid of the conversation that ensued.
McKfiineli had lold" him he7was tired
of.this reporting ot gas and tint it
was dirt, and.said if he (Mckinneli)
had reported all the _-.-_ he had
found when Sbarpe had charge of the
mine, ha would have been fired
drod tim_. Mr. Mc Kin n ell told hlm
he was discharged. He went to _-*£•
nalrao next day and laid the case
before Inspector Shepherd who advised iim to see Mr. Russell. Mr.
I,ubsell. the manager ot the mine,
told him tiat McKImtell had discharged him for refusing to do his
duty under section 33 of the Coal
Mines Regulation Act.
Mr. McKinnell questioned Mr. Black
regarding tie existence of gas that
ie bad not replied
-..Answering Mr. McKlnnell, Black
said that tbe gas referred to bad not
heen found iy him and that whenever he found gas he reported it.
■ Mr. T. Russell handed in tie book
'   in which, tie firemen make their re-
* ■ports and Mr.. Shepherd, read the reports for that day, July 27.
In'.answer. to a question.by-:Mr.
Shepherd Black, said tbat' tie gas
McKlnnell made, inention ot was
removed 'by/'him* but  by  some
,Mr. McKlnnell then gave his evi-
■d»nce/ He -said" that "
Black to remove,any gas that
its. power to do, but that Black had
refused to do"! this saying ...that he
would report every time he found
*   any gas. ■* ,
Asked, by Mr. Shepherd, as to tbe
extent of the body of gas, McKlnnell
stated tbat Ross  had reported It  to
be between one foot and 18
inches in depth' and of nb great ex-
nt.
Mr.  McKinnell    gave    further evidence, relating bow..he had told tie
firemen  of  tie  existence  of gas  in
tiat stall.   He, asked Ross how. the
place- was and had been told that T.
Kerr, tie brattice man, bad- repaired
tie hurdle  and tiat tne    gas    was
gone.    Mr.  Ross  told him if he did
not belleve-'him to go and aee for
himself.    Kerr iad  reported  tbat  it
had been the work of but a few nonrepair, tie iurdie so that it
would  clear the place.    In  company
with Herr he had inspected the place
and   found   it  free   from .gas.     Gas
had been reported there tiree times
that week  and. he thought tbat tbe
n must be careless.
wer  to  His  Honor,  McKin-
■e to tie best of his remem-
ie bad never used Sharpe's
conversation with Black on
the -night when he had called  there
and  discharged. Black.    He  did
the word "dirt."   When he
fireman. If  all  the  gas  found
reported,  the book would have been
II.   Ross had not found much gns.
Mr. Shepherd asked   why   Sharpe
would discharge a man. who reported
iB.."
Mr. McKinnell ropliod that he did
it any that a man would be discharged Tor reporting gas, but that
the book would be full If all the gas
found should be repprtad.
Mr. Shepherd read the mine report
showing   that   gtm was reported
and off from the 27th day ot June
until tho 8th of July.
Mr. McKinnell explained the situation of the gas. At times a "fireman
could remove bodies of gas and
againt lt would require the attention
of a man for a whole shift.
iwer to Mr. Shepherd, Mr.
McKlnnell said • that at times it
would be clear and again gas would
collect there. In pillar work
times the air courses became closed
and gas collected and again the air
would right itselt.
His Honor, asked Mr. McKinnell if
he had said that reporting gas was
causing trouble.and.that.it was all
dirt. On being pressed "he would not
swear that be iad not said tbis, saying that he bad said something about
having trouble with reports of gas
arid explained how it weo a trouble.
His Honor wished to know how It
waa so much trouble when he bad-ex-
fleeted Black to, fix it.
-Mr. McKinnell replied that careless
firemen were a trouble.   He. had
ported the case to Mr. Rush ell but
I not remember any of the conversation relating to the case. Mr.
Russell bad asked him to take Black
back, but ie said that he bad no
confidence in Black as a fireman.
Black did not seem to have his mind
his work. He had not always
thought so of Black.
Mr. Shepherd asked if he had asked
Eoss, Malone and Campbell'about the
is he did Black. These men had
reported tie existence of it continually.
Mr. McKlnnell said tiat he talked
Ross about it as ie had removed
several times. If Black iad signified that he would make an effort to
drive out tie gas he would have been
satisfied,-but he had refused to do eo,
being his duty under section 33 of
Thomas Kerr was sworn and told
how he had repeatedly fixed tie bratticing and hurdle and cleared tie
place of gas.
His Honor, asked if Black would
have time to fix the hurdle and drive
Kerr replied tiat ie did not think
tiat ie would have had time to do
this and attend to his other duties.
Mr. McKinnell asked if he might
correct a statement that had been
made regarding there being 20 men
to -sbotlight for. Sometimes, there
were only from 12 to 16 and again
there were 18.
Kerr, replying to a question by His
Honor, said tiat he did not know
what Black's duties were.
John Ross, the next witness, told
of inspecting the place and finding
gas there. He had helped Kerr to
fix it so that It would be driven out.
There was not a cubic yard of gas
and he thought that tha hurdle
effective. - Black could have fixed It
hnd he had time.
George Smith was next called and
sworn. He snld that he had worked
In conjunction with Black and told ot
the finding of tie gas. Ho attributed
the gas to weak ventilation. The mon
had been placed on safety lamps. Mr.
Deeming iad beon employed all one
sblft to try and get rid of tho gas
but was not able to do ao. He found
gas there when the hurdle- wa
position. He helped Mr. Black
shift and Mr. Black would assist him
the next.
Mr. John Barclay was called upon
next He said that every time he had
examined the place be bad found" gas
in it. There was about 18 Inches ot
gas. Mr. McKlnnell had told the firemen to try and remove it He
thought that there was a larger body
of gas behind the small body.: He
didn't think Mr. Black .could remove
the , gas. It. was hard to ventilate
to remove the.gas at that point.
Mrs. Kate Lewis was called upon
and gave evidence. . supporting that
given by Mr. Black regarding the
contersation with Mr. McKinnell. ,
Mt. James Deeming told of working one shift trying to remove gas.
He could not ventilate It out He
thought that the gas was but part
of a larger body that had located
there. There was uot a cuble.yard of
it .-     '  ■
TUBERCULOSIS    AND    SOCIALISM.
Only   Under a  Revolutionized  industrial System Can the Deadly Plague
Be Wiped Out.
The  poverty and  ignorance  of its
victims are tbe    chief    reasons that
tuberculosis is  such a fatal  disease-
only an exaggeration of the truth
which is expressed by the well-known
epigram, that:    "Tbere are two kinds
of consumption—that of tie rich and
that  of  the  poor.    Tie    former    is
sometimes  cured,  tie  latter  never."
truer statement of the case would
be this:    "The incipient consumptive
can afford all tbe essentials of
treatment has a very good chance of
'ery;   while    tha    incipient  consumptive who cannot, afford these essentials has almost no chance."    Or,
re  briefly and  brutally put:     "If
* can afford proper .treatment, you
get well; if you cannot, yut must
."    Is  it  not  the  sober  truth  to
I a nation or a state which treats
citizens in this war uncivilised as
1 as wasteful and stupid?    I fear
future  historian  will not flatter
,et us trace the malign effects of
erty and ignorance on the consumptive. First of all they prevent
him from getting an early diagnosis,
which all authorities agree is of prime
importance in a cure. I am ashamed
iy that it is sometimes we physi-
*! who are to .blame for this fail-
but I trust not very often. The
average workingman or woman does
know the danger signals, and
thinks that the persistent cough, the
loss of weight, fever, and weakness
ire only "getting run down" or a
'hard cold" or "catarrh." He feels
that ie'eannot afford both a doctor
and medicines, and grudges the time
in waiting at a dispensary. So
tie poor consumptive wastes ils
;y ori some wortiless patent
medicine nntii the golden opportunity
of tie incipient stage is lost Here
ignorance seems to be chiefly at fault
and popular educating- concerning the
early stages or symptoms of phthisis,
'and instruction to visit a private
physician or public dispensary as soon
as they appear are of great Impor-
;, and the work already done fn
this direction has undoubtedly saved
many lives.
But in onr efforts to educate the
people in tils branch of hygiene we
should not lose sight of the fact tbat
it is their poverty arid also the deficient teaching given in public
schools which are responsible for
their Ignorance of all branches of
hygiene. If every family could afford to send their children through
the high school, at least, and hygiene
were properly taught there, all our
citizens would know not only how
tuberculosis la transmitted and how
prevent it, but also how typhoid,
smallpox, pneumonia and all common
diseases are propagated, and how to
avoid them. Would not such universal education in preventive medicine be of tremendoiis help in our
warfare against every disease? Should
be satisfied with anything short
of tbis in our demands for popular
education in hygiene? But I hardly
need to tell you that we can only
make it possible (or every child
to school until he Is 16 years old by
Soeialism. Or the state might give
Ibe parents sufficient income to support their children in school for this
period as well as for their i
port; and tbat again could be done
only by a Socialist slate, where every
man was given regular em."
and every man got as income tho full
value of his labor.
To return to our consumptive, let
ua suppose that he was so forrum
as to get an early diagnosis but
unforliinalo as tu be a. cigar-maker
to be employed In one of thoso trades
which are so liable (o tuberculosis.
He has n family of five, which he Is
barely able to support decently
regular pny. In spire of dimying
themselves ail but the cheapest pleasures or life tliey hnve succeeded in
saving only a buodrifd dollars. Put
yourself In tliat man's place when the
doctor tells him this. *'lf you (an
quit work for sis months, go to California or Carolina, where you can live
outdoors In the sunshine; If you can
go to a sanatorium or somehow get
rest, plenty of nutritious food, nursing
fAOETHMI
and tbe care of a skilled physician,
you have syery chance to recover; but
if you keep on working in tiat dusty
shop, or -stay' at home in a dark,
stuffy room, where you don't get sunshine, pure air, or proper food and
care, I can't do much for you, and
the odds are aH against you."
Consider what a terrible position
that poor man is put in. He is told
that unless he stops work and spends
a lot of money on himself he win
almost surely die; aud yet he knows,
that if he does stop work, he cannot
for his treatment and support his
family for more than a few weeks.
Going to a better climate or to a
private sanatorium near home are evidently impossible. Let us suppose ie
lives in Massaciusetts which has a
■ sanatorium at Sharon, costing
only %i a week. How long could he
afford to stay there? I think it would
him at least $12 a week to support his family at home; so that, if
allow only $4 for bis fare to
Sharon, he could stay just six weeks
for his (100, just long enough to taste
)oy of rest and good food and
and .returning health, and then
have to leave penniless and go hack
i the killing work, or turn beggar
id desert his family.
We all know that six weeks treat-
r cures phthisis, and tbat this is
of the tragedies  of tbe  disease
that so many half-cured consumptfves
relapse and die  when  they go  back
unhealthful work and a generally
unhygienic life.    Special efforts have
made   recently  in   Boston  and
'here to secure light outdoor work
ior    consumptives    discharged    from
Wor/a or half-cured at home, but
merciless economic system makes
impossible for most cases.
.  most cases even the futile six-
weeks sanatorium treatment is an impossible    luxury    for the    poor consumptive,  and  he  can  only  grit his
teeth and go back to work with the
terrible fear in his heart that soon,
few  weeks  perhaps,   iu  a  few
months at most, he will have to slop
work, will not he able to support his
family but be a burden to them, ar.d
■most terrifying fear of all,  which
threatens    most     workiugmen    wiib
lies,  whether  sick  Or  well—will
*  his  wife arid  children  in  dire
poverty.
Under our present government and'
industrial   system   it   wili   take   centuries,  if indeed  It  will  not  remain
in definitely    impossible    to    remove
lese  causes;   hut  under a  Socialist
idustrial  system   they  could  all  be
amoved within a generation, and thus
tuberculosis be wholly prevented.    T
have reached this conclusion after a
inseientiotis study of tbe tuberculosis
-oblem  in all of its phases and of
ie aims, principles, and possibilities
'  Socialism   ;and  I  beg  of  you  to
ve this solution of the problem your
earnest attention.—Critic and Guide.
DO  YOU   KNOW  HIM.
ware of the fellow who Insin-
*., but does not make an honest
ciarge; he is not only dishonest, but
coward at heart, with a perverted mind as well. ,The church,
fraternal, social and labor organizations are frequently rent asunder by
the miserable pervert Who casts insinuations   against  the   character  or
BUSINESS
BUILDING!
ase building or any other st
tter  structure you have, and
QUALITY
is identical with house building or any other structure; the better
tie materia! tie better structure you have, and that's our principal
in business building
Therefore wben you leave your orders for Groceries with us you 9
can depend on getting The Best, and the same rule applies to the g
Men's  Furnishings.
OUR   MADE-TO-MEASURE   CLOTHING h
3 THE LIST ALWAVS.
i
A. A. McBEAN
The Cash Merchant
Opp. Post Office
motive of another, without any reason
foundation,  except  personal  spite
aggrandizement.   He is a moral dene rate   who   seeks   to   create   dls-
rd, bad blood and finally dissension
and disruption.    Fortunately the best
elements in organized labor have be-
■ accustomed to these people, and
their  influence  is  largely  destroyed.
Good  men,   however,   are   frequently
en out of organizations simply be-
:e   they   are   so  constituted   that
cannot or will not stand slander-
abuse.    The movement needs all
best   and    noblest   minds,   and
above  all  needs  honest  men   as  of-
•.   Tbe honest man is not. afraid
i honest, straightforward charge
ist him, but no one is safe from
the  miserable,    contemptible,    hack-
bii.ing character assassin.   This moral
:rt is always making insinuations
and  usually  without  any  tounditiiou
which  to  base  theiii.  and  lias
more  to  retard  progress  than
other  agency  employed    or    in
operation. — Teamsters'   Journal   for
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I   Flowers   J
House     and      Office *
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* quets. *
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DISSOLUTION    OF    PARTNERSHIP.
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership heretofore existing be-
twt-ifl us, the "undersigned, as timber
dealers and contractors at-Morrissey
Junction. B. C, has this day been
dissolved by mutual consent. All
debts owing to tie said partnership
are to be paid to Thomas Legge
.Morrissey Junction aforesaid, and all
claims against the said partnership
are to be presented to the said
T&CRsas Legge by whom the i
will  be settled.
Dated  at  Fernie,   B.   C,   this   8th
day of August. 1910.
THOMAS LEGGE.
ALEX CAMPBELL.
YVitness:    L. P. Eckstein,
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I Tiie Creston Fruit and jj
I Produce Association!
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For ball programs, banquet m
nd up-to-date printing of all I
ame to The Lodger office.
FALL*
SkinSores
When troubled with fall
rasbes, eczema, or any skin
disease apply Zam-Buk I
Surpriiinf bo-ir qolcfclrit eaiei
tha nawting* and itiu(inil Alio
enrol euti.boroi, lorei mod pilei.
Zam-Bakiimada-. ompmeher-
bnleiie-.ee.. Noa»imair«_-no
mineralpaiiont.  Fmsttbealei 1
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In the vicinity of these two
places we have some first
class Fruit Farm Lands
that will bear the closest
inspection. The wise plan
is to examine before buying so B YYY. I am taking parties from time to
time. If interested drop a
line to
Joe  Grafton
P. O. Box 48
Fernie,  B. C.
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THE DISTRICT LEDGER,. FERNIE, B C, SEPTEMBER 10,: 1910.
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TELEPHONE NO. 48 POST OFFICE BOX NO. 5
A TWO-EDGED VERDICT.
' -^pllE verdict of the. coroner's jury in ihe case of
James Boboy, the driver who succumbed to
injuries while at work in Coal Creek is somewhat
paradoxical.   Here it is in brief:
Deceased  canie  to his-denth through his own
v
carelessness ancl then they add a rider censuring
the company i'or not exercising more care in the
matter of supplying proper equipment.
If the unfortunate man came to his untimely
end through his own carelessness the supposition
must necessarily follow that he was aware of the
condition of the tools he was working with, and
yet if he possessed this knowledge it seems scarce-
Iv" credible that he would have deliberately  as-
* i- i t v
sunietl the risk that would jeopardize his-own life
and limb;" on the' other hand if he did so foolish
a thing* where is the sense of recommending the
company to exercise more care with their equipment when he, whose duty it would be ,to notify
them fails to do so? If the accident.resulted from
thc use of a defective chain aud Robcy was ignorant of the defect to attribute carelessness .to him
is decidedly illogical, whereas, if the company's
officials were cognizant of the fact lhe onus of
responsibility for the accident is upon them.
Based on the assumption that it was the mnn's
carelessness that was the cause of his*death the
suggestion of the jury to,the company was.in this
instance superfluous. The situation presents to
us much the appearance of running with .the liare
' and chasing with the hounds.
. The effect of such a verdict in the event of the
"roTnimny^waT^irg~t"lren
basing' their objection on the plea of carelessness,
which is tantamount .to "involuntary suicide"
pmight lead to costly litigation which would have
* . boen averted had thc wording been free of the
ambiguity that characterizes it.
TO STARVE TO DEATH IS "NATURAL."
((fvEATII from natural causes" was the ver.
D
diet of a London jury on thc case of an infant which Uie examining physician reported
"general wasting and improper feeding," in plain
English    starvation.    "Natural    causes."    What;
.blunted  sensibilities!    What   an   intellectual de-
(•ision-.'for "twelve good men and true" to arrive
.   at after listening to tho>evidence of the parish
doctor,, the policeman and theunfortunate mother!
, An officer of the National Society for the 1 . .-
'vention of Cruelty to Children testified as to the
honesty of the poverty stricken family. The dis-
tract ed mother told a story, interspersed witli
••-pasms oJ:\ grief, that stands out as moro powerful
IIP indictment against the sordidncss of capitalism
than au^pij-n'.can' portray. Telling of her lovo for
ltt-r little ones, how she liad so deprived herself
of food on behalf ol! hor offspring until outraged
nature was unable to supply tho lacteal fluid
wherewith she could furnish fond to lier siiekling
bubo and iih a substitute she gave it barley water
and cow's mille diluted. Night and day Imd sho
watched over lior last born ns it wasted away.
Yd the verdict rends "Natural causes" instead
of unnatural, inhuman, unless perchance these
wisciieivs consider it perfectly natural for thc
poor to starve to death, "When! oh whon will the
workers nwnke from Iheir lethargy nnd prepare
themselves to throw overboard a system which
offers nothing hut want and misery with all its
nlt-.-inl.ml evils to tho class they belong Ifi'/
THE BOY SCOUT BOOM.
•nrMlK liny Scout movement lias furnished a vast
•*■ iuhoiimI of copy for both ri^wspnpers and
niiit'iiziiii's, Doubtless lieoiiisn of tlm knowledge
I I'ssi'ssi-d by those who arc .interested in the
prnpiig-itioii of tiiiH si-hi'iiie of thu beauties nnd
.idviiiitiigi-s iii'iTiiiiig from advertising.   Sir Itohci'l
taught the use of firearms is a valuable, acquisition;-that a knowledge of first aid be/studied,
whereby, in-ease of need, he may benefit himself
and others, is a consummation devoutedly to be
wished; that he.study the manly art of boxing,
develop his muscle, and increase his lung capacity,
either by wrestling or swimming, are praiseworthy
objectives; but somewhat like the snowball, which
appears harmless, and is in itself harmless, may
inflict a serious wound if it conceals within its
surface either' a marble or a stone. This simile
Ave aver has its parallel in the Boy'Scout movement., One of the principal tenets is blind obedience to superiors, even though it may appear non-
sensicaV'or be repugnant to.the individuals ideas
of what is right or wrong. To all those who" are
interested, either pro or con, we strongly recommend a book by Ernest Crosby, the title of which
is "Captain Jinks," wherein the ideal soldier is
very cleverly portrayed in a dialogue supposed to
take place between the German Emperor and an
American soldier. Upon the latter being asked
by the Prussian Emperor.what he thought about
a certain military movement, he replied "I do not
think, 1 obey." This classic answer so pleased
the German emperor that he congratulated the
man upon being an ideal soldier.
In the book, "Deeds Which Won the Empire,"
published for the edification of these young boys,
we find that the different matters brought "forth
and elaborated * upon convincingly prove thc
truth of our contention as to the ulterior purpose
in view. The details in military style of the trial
and shooting of a fellow scout, and also his burial.
The advise to use every' effort to overcome the
fear of bloodshed, and as a means of accomplishing this end the suggestion is made of visiting
shambles, and they are also instructed how to
.sl-ilighter cattle and sheep; but to cap the climax,
after being taught so high a grade of morality—
they are furthermore counselled to be religious.
Tlie recognition is made; no matter whether'it be
consciously or unconsciously, of the growing antipathy among all civilized nations, to militarism
with its attendant evils and burdens; and witit
the end of combating,this spirit they who live
by,the sword lire making an attempt, sisyphean
though it may be, to stem the tide by the organiza
tion 'of Boy Scout, Territorials, ,11'ome Defence
Guards, and kindred institutions, and though' for
a time a certain measure 6'f success may attend
their efforts, with the growth of solidarity spreading throughout all nations, it must be merely
ephemeral.
"■The.dream of fully developed"youth, .the elevation and betterment of mankind as'a whole, are
absolutely untenable propositions .so long as one
^KirtiOiV'Oi_th"e~hiimari7_aTiriIy_brittens~on~the_other;**
and wc can only look forward to a reign of universal equity by the working class studying their
own material'interest," when they will,,come to a
realization of existing conditions determined to
effect the banishment of. the murder lust known,
as war; and, that narrow patriotism** limited to
geographical lines, when as a result of education
they know, and act accordingly, by striking the
blow whicli will enable,them to obtain economic,
liberty.
THE LABOR SCARCITY BUGABOO.
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i',,n.
.'.'.i'* a? ,n'n.x !*■■('! Jjj Un I'l'Mi" i*yi*, ..•*, )!_i- 'ji-v,.
of ."Uai'-jkiiig J'uiiio owes his popularity aliuosl us
lunch to thu efforts of the news gatherers as to
tlio prowess displayed during tlio South African
-il"ir»       "AT,mi'   nl   ltu   t.1 rir,i,ttr,ft   i>nnt,r,,,t ti„n   i-nr,,,!*    ,1**,
 • ■-*• -*. a   ■ ■ I    ■ "     ' -
prncntingly of this movement contmning even tlio
suggestion of installation ol" tlie war spirit into
tho youthful mind: yet. stripped of the mask, nnd
viewed in the light of nnnly^is, tin- veneer of plate
is Kcnitched in mnny parts, and Ihe brans of
militarism protrudes,
Tlmt nil Int.Vh, niul in fa-7 all giilh, ri^anil'■■*•,>•,
of their physical nhility, should he given every
opportunity to ilovolopo, all will oonwlc; yet in
npimOUGUOUT the'entire Dominion.the news-
*■ papers nro publishing' senre head notices
nbout thc short ngo of labor and thc consequent
delay in mil rond construction. This is postively
buncombe of the first quality, shrieking Scliryier
and his'cohorts to the contrary notwithstanding.
Treat men like human beings and not worse than
cattle and with tho present great influx of immigrants, tho men idle because of tho failure in the
.prairie provinces of tlio grain crop thero would
not be tho slightest difficulty in obtaining nil tho
lnbor needed. Thoy who nro so loudly proclaiming
nbout tho dearth and ngitnting for the introduction of Orientnls nro by no monns ignorant of
facts, but to havo thrco gangs of men on hand,
is whnt, they nro nftcr, thnt is ono coming, one
working nnd ono going, in this wny thoy cnn bo
kept in duo submission nnd if thoy do revolt
there is always plenty of substitutes at hand,
This is merely history repeating itself as tliere
has never been uny railroad construction in Canada without this samo old story being told,
The following dipping from Montreal in n few
brief words describes thn situation:
MONTH HAL, Sept. 7.~-Norwcgiim nowspnpors
of August 22 contain a strongly worded warning
iippnrciilly issued by the Norwegian depart mont
of justice In Norwegian laborers agniiisl Inking
employment on railway eoiislnu-iion work in.
CiiiiiiiIii, Tho warning wns based upon tho.roport
of the Norwegian counsel general in Montreal,
who Illumes tho railway contractors for not treat-*-,
ing their laborers fairly, declares that their system
of employment is contrary to liioderu liumiinitarinn
ideas and says that ho is not afraid of pronouncing
his opinion beennse ho hns n sufficient, number of
eiiset*i on file, to prove, his statements.
Hut one feature of it that will not be heralded
through thc pr,es« with the -splurg-**- headlines that
aro placed over tho "labor -shortage" assertions
nf rnilrond engineers ond oontrnotorpi when thev
arc interviewed.
Wo suggest tho following for tho benefit of the
hendlme artists: "L.nbor shortage TTmrihug, Conditions in ilut construction camps villnnons."
"Men prefer to tramp rathor than submit."
"Wages paid are subject to all kinds of dedue-
ti-*n.**." "Men .steal hay in ordor to tunic---* their
beds,"
The nbovo nre xery mildly expressed, but wo
Men's Furnishing
Department
Men's Wool Socks, pair .'. '.: 20c, ■ 25c, 35c
Men's Black Cashmere Socks, pair ,-..25c, 35c,,50c
i. '
Stanfield's Under, Natural and Dark Gray, heavy weight,
guaranteed unshrinkable*- per suit  $3.00
MEN'S   SWEATERS  AND   MEN'S   SWEATER'COATS,
MEN'S   KNIT-TO-FIT  WOOL  COMBINATIONS
In  fact everything in the  line of Men's  Furnishings, '
quality and price guaranteed.       ■■
Ladies' Ready-to-Wear
Department
New Fall Suits, up-to-date ." .$20.00 to $30.00
Now Fall Skirts, up-to-date'.-..-..'. $3.50 to $10.50
New Fall Coats, up-to-date  $15.00 to $27.50
.■"■.'
Balance, of our stock of Wash Suits and  Skirts at
actually half price. n
_        .
Dry Qoods Dept.
New White Blankets,*'pair $3.75 to $7.50
New Gray Blankets, pair  \ $2.50 to $4.50
Hudson's Bay Blankets, pair  $6.00 to $8.50
New Dress Goods, New Silks.
Boot and Shoe Dept.
Men's Just Right Shoes just received, a full line of
New Fall Lasts, special at, pair.... $5.50 to $7.00
Ladies' Itelendo Shoes, with the cushion heel, special
at, per pair. . :  .$4.00, $4.50, $5.00
Special Line  Ladies'  Tan  Oxfords, and  Shoes,, special
at per'pair *.' _ '. ' .".$2.95
•      Electric Lighted .' *'-".*-*   *--..*"-    -     7    Steam'Heated'
CENTRALLY LOCATED\^.7\'V
V PERNIE,  B.C.; ■ r
First Class Accommodation for Travellers
MRS. S. JENNINGS, PROPRIETRESS • >    .
Hot and Cold Water L. A.  Mills, Manager
I
You are now going-through this world for the last time:
Why Not
live on the best and nothing but the best, -and go to
The 41  Market Ob.
for your requirements In Meats, Fresh Killed and Govornment Inspected; Fish, Butter, Eggs, Ham. Bacon, Etc      ...   -.
S. Graham, Local Manager    * -
Trites-Wood Co., LM
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{Letters To
i       The Editor
a********.*.**.*.***.*.*-**-*-*-****-
The editor is   not   responsible for
articles that aro sent in.
tho first ]iJu<**.\ this movomout limits itsolf in ti*»-j li'-n't t>*\\\w{ thnt tho HiiggCHtions wilt ho notice*!
•plication to only tin*-*-*** of Hm- slorw-r si*-.., nut] * i.?*l- *-,-> it )ic hy the Lnbor P*m-.<* ai.-*! tht other
Uiu.v it. In; of M-lt-ituI 'Mwl. m, fiii* iu p!w*-.uiu-.', .-I.!*.* v,ill n.-.Uu'i'.Uy iwoh iiooli tlui --iUtaueuU, hut
is ftttwornot], Thnt a hoy hit Wmi/lit how to hi-jvc <-nn and do challenge them to disprove nny
KM'tim-ful in indeed  oxi'i'llonl;  ilhat a hoy  In-' e! iln* Mntmt-ntit mude.
' Bellovuo, Alta., Aug. 28, 1910.
J. W. Bennett, Esq., Editor District
Lodger, Fornio, li. C.
Dear Dennett:
Ro Poll Tax I mny nay that I
know of no Provincial Poll Tax, but
the following, which Is included in tho
amendments to tlio "Village Act, 1907,,
explains ltBolf.
Now section nddod-aftor soction 37.
Soction 37n added,
"37a. Excopt, persons of His
MajoHty'H Naval or Military forco on
full pay or In notual sorvlco or of
tho Itoynl Norlhwont Mountod Polico
Forco, ovory malo inhabitant of tlio
village of the ago ot 21 years and up:
wards, who iiiih roHlilod In tlio Hnld
vlllugo for a period of two montliH
or moro and Iiiih not beon nflHOSHod
on tho itHHOHHinont roll of tho vlllngo,
mny bo taxed at. n cortnln Hum yontiy;
Knch lax Hhnll not bo Iohh thnn two
dollni'H por yonr, and not moro tlmn
throo dollni'H por yonr,
"(UJ. l'f-THOiiH rosldlng'wlthln throo
nilloH nl' tlio vIIIiiko who lmvo a plnco
of IhirIih'hh thnrc-lit, nnd whom) nnmoH
uro not on tlio nKHOHHiuont roll or
who ri-c-'lvi* i-in*. oyinnnl nml aro pnld
wiirhh or n Hillary thnroln, nro horoby llnblo lo pny poll lux: Htibjoct to
llio provisions of UiIh net,
."'I'll. Any portion llublo lo pny
Iiixi-h Iiii|i.)ho<1 by llio noxt. procooillnr.
Hcciloii hIiiiII pay Hiimo to tlio boc-
r'-tniy-m-nHui-'M- of tlio villiifjo within
ilneu iluyn utter di-mumi lin-ruuL liy
tlio hiiIiI Hwroti-.ry.ronHuror, nnd lu
cuho of nuKl-Jct or refusal to pny tlio
nnmo within mich tlmo, tlio said sec-
mi nry trca«uror mny levy on Barmo
by dlhironn nnd unlo of tlio goods nml
clmttolB of tho defaulter with costs
of tlio dlntroHH nnd snlo:
"Provldod tlmt In enso nny porson
noRlocts or rofnscB to pny tho poll
lux when ilomandod.by tlio secretary-
tronmin-r the HWrotnry-tronaurer shall
thi'ii dcniiiiiil from llio omployor or
omplnyorR of tlio parson so neRlect'
hit; w '--I'tihiiiK tlio unii-mil t\xw fm*
such poll lux, nnd tlio pemon paying
the* v,i»mo uhnW deduct tho snmo so
paid from iho salary or wnxos duo
to Dw {'Pihnik »o nt-ftt&ctlnx or refus-
Inc siihI iho iaM employer or era"
ployers nre horoby rcridorod liable for
thn nmount or amounts rtf-mnndpcl by
tho «*<*rotiir)-.tr*assuror If thoy fall to
(luilucr Hiinii- tram the snlnry or wngo*
duo-* to the person employed." '
These amendments were made I believe as the result of somo suggestions made in tho columns of tho
Frank papor to, the effect that tho
miners who had no property should
bo made to-xontribulo to the village
revenue, and probably ono or two
trips to Edmonton also had somo
effect,
Tho following is also taken from
tho act nnd was not changed tn tho
process of amending:
"38. Tho proporty oxompt from
taxation under tho provisions of' this
net shall bo:
(f). Tho annual incomo of any person derived from any source"
If objection woro taken to tho paymont of poll tax on this ground, howovor, much legal argument may onsuo
with doubtful results oxcopt insofar
as oxponso to tho individual who pro-
tosts is concerned.
Tho net hns nothing to sny regard-
Ing tho collodion of poll tax from
tho samo porson In dlfforont, vIllagoH
during tlin samo yonr, with tho exception of tho rosldonco qualification
containod In section 37a, neither doos
It provide for n receipt bolng glvon
In ciiroh whoro tho poll tax Is do-
ducted from wagos or snlnry duo.
Yours truly,
C, STUBBS.
THE     HAYING    SEASON    IS     HERE
Om- stock of haying tools is complete.   Forks, Hand Rakes.
- Scythes and Snaths, Grind Stones* WlictSt'oiies, Wrenches,  ■■ '.
Machine Oil nnd Oilers, Dceriug Mowers and Horse Rakes.
Mail or phone orders receive careful attention.
J. M. AGNEW & Co.
ELKO.   B.C.
B. C.   J
IF   YOU   WANT
a Shave, a Game of Pool or Billiards
- ' or a Cup of Coffee
Drop in at Ingram's
Full'.Stock of Smokers' Goods Always dn Hand7
VICTORIA AVENUE > FERNIE, B. C.
CEN8U8 OF MORTALITY,,
DISABILITY AND COMPENSATION
Tho (Into of tlio noxt census for
mortality, dlHiibllity nnd compoiiHntlon
Ih .luno lul, of noxt yonr, which Ih
(Ihi hiiiiio iih tho dnto for population,
It. Ih ii word for ono your, ntul gives
Iho Informnflnii coiicoruliig nil por-
hoiih to whom llio hcIioiIuIo rolntoH
for tlio yonr count Inn to tlin hour of
inldiilKht or Mny ..tut. IOH,
I'ci-Honnl description of ovory por-
hoii who him dIt'd In tho yonr, or
Hiifforod dlHiibllity hy nccldont or sick-
iii-HH nud Iiiih rocolvod t-ompoiiHntlon
thoroforo Is ronutrod In tho schedule,
nud for more complete Idehtlflcfttlon
roforonco Ih mndo to his fnmlly or
hoinu-liold in tlio firm HchuduJe,
Th.- iiiii,n: ami .'it-.v n! filth j/t'j'i'Wj,
and wlinlhor hIiirIo, mnrrlod, widowed,
divorced or loKnlly soparntod, to-
got hor with tho month of birth, tho
yonr of birth, tho ngo nt Inst birthday nnd thn country or plnco of birth
nro roqulrod undor pornonnl description, Ills or hor racial or tribal
origin, religion nnd profession, occupation or trndo, will nlso bo recorded
under tho gonornl bonding of porson al
description, whothor th'o roforonco Is
to persons who hnvo died within tho
yi-iir or to persons who hnve boon disabled within tho yonr, by accident
or trili.UiKtHH, nml tu purHoiirt who liuvu
Miistninod Ioxk of tlmo nnd earning*
snd to allowance or compensation tor
loss of life or tlmo.
Under tho holding of mortality* records will bo ontorod •flowtaff tho
month or death In Uio census yonr,
tho dlsonso or rango of denth as described by iho isortlllnn nomonclMuro,
tho plnco of donth If It ocfc-irro'l nwny
Welduminium
The New Metal for Soldering
Lightest on Earth.   25c a Bar
Welduminium
,h mipiU'loi' to,nil n't hor solders.   Why?   Iwi'imso ItunltoH
suoh inntnlH iih Tin, Wno, I aw., Copper, Urnm*, Galvanized,
Iron, Kk'ctro-.nto iuul Hllvor, und without ohIiib solilvriiig
Iron, splritHof niiIIn, ohoinlcnlH, acids, rosin, or nny injur*
Ioun Hulmtnni.'CH which nvo nil moro or Iohh deadly poison.,
Welduminium
Ih n \ww im-liil iwi'il by nil tho lonkhiK I'n-Hovvln-.' and
Uuunln-j- ('ompaiili^ in KiikImikI, Amorlcn, Aunt nil In, anil
tlio Aiwntluo Hi'pitbllo, for HuliliirltiR thoir tIim its thoro
Ih no ilnnKor *'r heln« polnonoil with (HplrltH of Hulls) or
Pt-iniiiino I'oiwiiiinn,   Wiilihitiiliilmii Ih Hiipplioil by
J. D. QUAIL
Hardware FERNIE Furniture
from homo, nnd  thn nnmo nnd  nd-
droRH of tho nttondlnir physictnn,
Disability and compensation rotate
to nccldont or hIckiiohh, nnd under
thoso bonds records will bo enlorod
ot xbo Jiuuiro ol io*** ot •mil*!;- -nx-vurt^i
by nccldont Jn tbo yonr, cnuso of accident, wookB of disability duo to
sickness or nccldont, nnd loss of salary or othor onrntngs , cnusod by
sickness or nccldont.
Allownnco or compensation mndo to
i-mpntjfuh Ih recorded nnder tlir-.a
bonds: 1. Tho voluntnry allowance
which may be , made to omployo hy
employer for lost time through sklc-
noss or accident during tho yoar. 2.
Compensation In tlio yenr by employer
under statute for (1) loss ot life by
nccldont. and (2) for Injury by accident, which is roqulrod in soma pre*.
titoott ol the. Dominion. 1. Cuu^uum-
tion by Insurance for (IV loss of lifo
nnd (2) for sickness or injury.
r ALAv tli
Barber  Shop
AcrosBfrom Fan-lie Livery
First clan work guaranteed.
Drop to itnd convince yourself.
Rarer Honing *a Specialty.
CENTRAL
The Two
HOTEL
"Billies"
Now Under New Management
Catering,to the Workingman's Trade ,
■-•        7    *   Large Airy Rooms and Good Table
BILLY ROSS                                BILLY MACKAY
^Ml
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O.   RADLAND,  Proprietor. -"N
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THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B.-C, SEPTEMBER 10, ,1910.
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•♦*•     COAL, CREEK   BY   174        ♦
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•'   Professor E.: W. Hughes, "The Ter-
ror," was the delegate" to the league
, meeting at Bellevue,- Alta., .last Sat-.
, urday.  ■■"After   the  general   business
the  draw  for  the semi-final"- of  the
. Mutz cup took place' when Coal Creek
meets Cranbrook at Cranbrook on the'
;. 17th of September.    7 ~*7. '■**■ •-*
Ike  Haile left here, last  Saturday
for Nanaimo, where lie intends * mak-
.  ing a now. home.' 7
,   District President Powell attended
the local meeting here' last Friday.
Harry Baker left last week for a
tour around the coast district."
Mrs.  J.  Worthlngfon  paid  a  visit
c to Michel last. Monday.*
Thomas Jetiklnson and his son Joo
,  ot  Michel    wero    visitors"   here  on
Wednesday.
A few lights on tho Holy City side
,'of tho Creek would  be greatly appreciated by tho residents.
Tommy  Douglas  arrived  in  camp
* on Monday from Seattle. * -   -' -*
; *   Dave Logan arrived back in camp
- last Saturday,' after spending a "few
' months on his ranch at Red Deer. .
>■ .  The Rev.    E. . L.  ■ Best and Ben
_ Barnes  left  last. Saturday' for   Spokane 'where' they will spend * a"* well-
",' .'earned vacation. ' 7   •      ■    ' '..■
,-- Mr. and, Mrs. J. Langdon, * Adam
"Watson, Jack McPherson, P. Egan,
W. R. Puckey arid Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Puckey were down at Hosmer taking
in the Labor Day' sports.    .,
A lamp or two in the mine coaches
at night would be a great benefit to
all .traveling by the midnight express.
Jack  Harrington   spent   tho   week
.end' at Lethbridge*.    He .was .one''of
the speakers at the Labor Day eele-
• "br'ation.' ...
• The Coal Creek football team .will
journey  to  Coloman  to   fulfill  their
- league fixture. A good game is "anticipated as the Coleman boys will
"be sure - and try for their revenge.
The team will   lineup    as    follows:
Goal, T. Banns; Full backs,* J. Mc-"
;, Letchie, W.* McFegan,-captain;   half
backs, J.  Sweeny,  W.  Parnell,  Robb
Johnston; - forwards, ■* T.   Oakley,'   0.
,  Joison, P. Joison, B. Hartwell;, center,
.   J. Manning. ,.-*'■";'
, . The game between Fernie and Coal
.Creek  on  Labor Day  resulted  in  a
- - draw;" Up to the present'Fernie has
_^faile.d_to^iye_a_date_wheh1itheL_.gameJ
-"'   is "to be.'played.off. .7'"    -■-. ■■**"
Joe,Hamer was successful In-win*-
'■•ning" the ' wrestling *  tournament at
, Pernie   on   Labor  Day  by   throwing
1 Beii Smith of Fernie.
»   Born,   at  Coal  Creek,*, on  the  6th'
- inst, to Mr. and Mrs. George Monks',
-•a''fine son.:-. -■•"■*■ '"*■.*■
The accident list.this week is as
follows: Sam Ferarelli, a lacerated
foot while working on the tipple on
Tuesday. "
;    W. Wheeler, lacerated finger,,while
.working at No, 1 Nortli.
Fred    James,    a    crushed - finger
• '-while working in No. 5 mine,
Comrade Gerald O. Desmond delivered a lecturo.in the Club hall on
Thursday evening on Socialist revolution to a fair audience. Jriclc Harrington occupied tho chair.
.  *•'   A meeting will bo" hold in the Club
- ball on Sundny evening, Soptombor
11 tli; for .tho purpose* of soiling, the
newspapers" aiid magazines. .,
Pete .Byron, left hero, on Friday
■    morning for Nlcolar Valloy.
Thomas Blrkott,' Dick Jones nnd
Alf. Clare left by tlio samo train for
tho const district.,
A young man na'mocl Willinm Hurst
, died Vory suddenly up horo last Frldny. Tho decoasod was n brothor of
Mrs. ,T. Buckley and hnd boon horo
nbout throo months coming from
Lancashire, Eng, Ho had boon ailing
for a long tlmo and had como horo
thinking that tho chango of air might
do him good, but ho gradually got
worse until last Friday ho askod to
bo assisted outsldo, and wlillo ho was
loft for a fow minutes sitting In n
chnlr expired on the vornnda which
caused quito n shock to Mr. nnd Mrs.
Buckley. Tho-causo, of death was
consumption.   Doconsod wnn 27 yonrs
of age" and  was interred ' at Fernie
cemetery last Sunday..
James Langdon, Charlie , Powell,
Alex McFegan and company were in
from the Elk" valley for the Labor
da;-/ celebrations.        .-••*-'
Tommy Martin went down'as far as
Jaffray last week end. with Harry
Gorrie on "a hunting expedition arid
they returned on Monday evening
with a fine deer wliich had fallen*
"with Tommy's first^shot
Tlie board of trustees, as is usual
In .such cases', advertised for a teacher for the infants class. There, were
several applicants and after giving
all , the requisite consideration Miss
Elmhurst of Vancouver, was written
of her appointment on the, 19th' of
August, but owing to a miscarriage
of the postal, authorities the letter
was sent to Vancouver via; Montreal
who immediately on receipt wired acceptance- but in tho meantime tho
board receiving no response from tho
lady, assumed she must have made
other arrangements, therefore Mr.
,Webster of Fernie was engaged, but
when the mistake was explained lie
retired and Miss Elmhurst is now in
charge, of the little folks.
COLEMAN NOTES BY 22
The Bon Ton Ice Cream Parlors
caters for' < your trade. . Supplies Ice
cream, soft drinks of "all"flavors and
fruits.   Mrs. S. Ingrain, proprietress.
The Coleman Rebekahs will ' commemorate the fifty-ninth anniversary
of the grand lodge.on' the 21st of this
month by giving a whist drive, dance-
arid the usual'refreshments. The last
two features I am familiar with but
a "whist,drive" is it new one on me.
What does a "whist drive?" Perhaps
like a necktie, "a four-in-hand."* Next.
■ Coal Creek vs. Coleman, will ".be
next Saturday's opponents * on ■■ the
football field here,so come in crowds
as there is sure to be a. good, gariie,
and,we are confident of victory even
though ,1. Pynian, W.' Roughead and
J. Hunter are suspended, for a fortnight. .' "        *   .
' The fleet footed representatives of
our team did well , at Hosmer on
X-abor Day, A. .Eastori obtaining second place in, the mile race." Elizabeth Gates reached 'thei," tape first in
:-the—100-yard-dash—for—yqung^ladiesy-
while Mary, who hands * us our. mail,
obtained second place. If you have
any snapshots left, gentle Mary, do
send us one. '.    ■
The annual picnic of the" big-and
little children and their friends, was
held In Flumerfelt Park, everybody
having a right royal good time. This
yearly event under the auspice's of
lho Institutional and St. Alban's
churches/ Is always looked forward
to with, pleasurable. anticipation.
Tho. lodge of .'K. P. will have a
social session with the accompanying
refreshments after*, the initiatory ceremonies of tho Knight or Third Rnnlc
lmvo beon conferred upon a number
of esquires and Dw yacancies caused
by so' many brothers "departing from
tho community". have been flllod.
Mark tho dnte—17, All mombors nrid
frlonds' aro earnestly .urged to come
and swell tho gathering and be assured a ''swell" tlmo too. Remember
tho 1.7th.
Fathor do Wlldo, whoso hoalth compelled him to chango his rosldonco
from hero to, ,St. Pauls, Vancouvor,-
B. C, was given a splendid token of
tlio ostoom ln which ho wns hold by
llio presentation of n well-filled
purse. Tho Father, , in 'feeling language, gracefully acknowledged tho
gift assuring his hoarors that ho appreciated greatly lho klndnoBS bf
thoso who hnd aided In tho making
of this gift ond expressed his doop
rogret that ho wns compollod to lonvo
thom nt this juncture, but hoped thnt
tho stonily growth of tlio church
would contlnuo and thnt while sopnr-
nlod from thorn In tho body ho would
bo ovor with thom In tho spirit concluding with n benediction,
Frod Lock rocolvod n sovoro blow
on tho nrm from n hammer whilo
at work breaking rock in No. 2, but
after-having the injured member attended to he went home where he. is
getting along nicely. ,, - *
- Mrs. Rodgerson has just returned
from a visit to Manitoba which she
riot only called upon, her'relatives
but. also made purchases of those
articles' of wearing-apparel so dearly enjoyed by the owner and* so
frequently criticized by the onlooker.
The stock consists of the latest
creations.,of the milliners' art,calculated to bring joy to the hearts of
the fair sex and consternation to the
pocketbook of the sterner members
thereof. '
It does not hurt to .repeat a good
thing so Bob here goes once more
as they are really fow who know-
how'to make a lively,time and we
wish you many happy returns of the
day accompanied by 'more pleasant
social evenings. When can we sing.
"Haste to the Wedding?" .   -
Last Tuesday night a generalmeet-
ing was held in the Opera houso of
the shareholders of the Co-operative
Trading store.'! President Loary occupied the chair, and in a few .well
chosen remarks outlined the events
connected., with the association which
showed a creditable progress has been
made, much to- the gratification of
all concerned. The reading of'the
balance sheet by Secretary J. Graham
led to .some discussion relative .to,
outstanding indebtedness of ft some
who ,had left the town, but these
debts were found' to be largely compensated "for by shares held by the'
debtors., As an evidence of growth
it was shown.that the turnover was
one;third. larger per month than
what obtained during the previous
half-year. At the/ start the number
of shares held was only -100, whereas
there are now holders of over 1,200—
$10 shares. The debt upon the building is nearly, 'cleared off- and, there
is a good round sum for the reserve
fund so that a fair dividend -will be
forthcoming to all members. The
outlook for continued success is'.excellent and the institution is bound
tc flourish.      ■ . •    , * '
'    Football—Hosmer vs. Coleman.
From the start • it looked good for
Coleman winning the first round for
the* cup. Rain* fell a few minutes
after play started and shortly afterwards. Joe Stephenson" kicked the ball
through scoring goal No. 1. S.. McDonald "was compelled to retire because of recent illness. Penalty goals
w_er_e_scorefl_j__ff_man_.and__RouKhe.ad.
■The score at the close was- Coleman,
6; Hosmer, 0. ' - ->'
Labor' Day at Hosmer.
- Cdeman first a*nd second team vs.
„Michel-Hosmer combination.,'
■' At half time despite lively play, in
the course of '"which Easton did not?
score as expected,- the "score . stood
Coleman 0, Hosmer 1. On play being resumed the game waxed warm
and in response to the chaff of some
of the half-backs Easton equalized
matters by a well planted shot.
After this the ball flew backwards
and forwards liko a swallow on the
wing and In ono of' Its flights Easton
retrieved any laurels he might have
been, thought to have lost by securing the second goal for Coloman nnd
victory. Coloman 2, Hosmer 1. Hip!
Hip!   Hurrah!
Married.
Jonklns-McKoiiiiie,—At Coloman by
tho Rov. McMorlnm, Maggie, daughter of William Jenkins nnd Charles
McKenzl'o of Hillcrest, tho ceremony
of joining these two in tho matrimonial bond was porformod. A vory
onjoynblo wedding supper was furnished in the ovoning, everybody pro,***-
out wishing tho couplo hnpplnohS
anil long days.
Humble, is nearly completed. Tom
McCutcheon is making an addition to
his block of 60x24."' It will be used as
a restaurant;. *
""We regret, .to hear that through
the "doctor's'orders Mrs. Ben Welsh
has been advised'io return to England
as soon as possible. Mrs. Welsh has
been in bad health ever since coming-
to Canada: We hope the change'will
do her good.
Mr. Matthew Carnill and son" have
arrived in Bellevue from Nottinghamshire, England. Mr. Carnill worked
on,the island about 12 years ago.
A meeting of "the Crow's Nest
Pass Football league was held here
on Saturday, September 3rd. Delegates present were: W. Hughes, Coal
Creek; Sam Moorei Michel; Joe
Stephenson, Coleman; J. McGechie,
Frank; James Burke, Bellevue, and
League Secretary R. Leavitt. Mr. J.
Sharp, Michel, was.chairman.
Moved and seconded that tho min-
utos of the previous meeting be adopted as read.   Carried."
Moved and seconded that the re-,
port of Infringement committee b©
taken up seriatim. Amendment that
we adopt the report of the committee
as' read.    Carried.
Moved and seconded that we- concur in the report of the Infringement
committee re Frank having to play
at  Michel  again;    Motion lost.
Moved'and seconded that Michel
get the points in the Frank game of
July 30th.   "  ,    g .       ' <
Amendment that Michel play Frank
at Frank and that the latler pay
Michel's expenses for the ' first trip,
and that, the three .Coleman players
that played for Frank be suspended
for two league matches. Amendment
carried. . •
Moved and seconded, that Michel
play, Frank at - Frank bn September
24.   Motion carried.*
Moved and seconded that Bellevue,
get the points with Coleman. . '
Amendment' that we await the
referee's report re. Bellevue and Coleman match before taking action.
Amendment carried.    ■>
Moved and seconded that Frank pay
Michels expenses »to Frank and also
$33 as players' wages.
* Amendment that the Frank gate
receipts be given, to Michel after
paying hotel expenses. Amendment
carried. ,  ,
Moved and seconded that Frank do
not play any players who were not
registered seven- days previous to
:July_30_lh____\Totlon_lost,'
♦ ,♦,♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦
♦ *      ♦
♦ •    MICHEL. ♦
♦ ',    . ♦
♦ ♦♦.♦♦♦♦♦♦♦'♦♦
The • courthouse is being removed
to a place on thfc other side of tho
creek near the ■ Balmoral boarding
house. "'"",'
Jim Flynn went west last Friday
spending a day in'Fernie.
Joe Taylor spent Labor day in
1-ernie on a business which we are
not supposed to know, but there was
no "charivari" on his, return the same
night.
T. B. Baker went to Fernie on
Friday last.    *
Michel prize band gave an open
air, concert in New Michel on Saturday evening. *   .
Several new buildings are • under
construction in the vicinity of tho
saw mills; .Michel must grow in
spite of. all.
The mines were idle from. Friday
to Wednesday..
There are quite a bunch of Hindoos
working at the saw mills.now.       , .
Miss Mary Davies has arrived from
Vancouver where she has been visiting her parents.
Mrs. James Eddy is up from Cowley oii a holiday.
Bob Hanson and Bill Stcnny are
matched for' a * magpie' jump on Saturday for $50 a side.
Mr. Jack Graham, of Nanaimo is
visiting here.   ' '
Mr. ,.T. Graham's massive silver
loving cup is on exhibition at tho
hotel, which will be put up for competition in the. Crow's Nest Pass
league." '* '
Westl'y Dunbar was visiting his
brother Danny the "Bo" at Corbin*
on Labor day. The "Free Lance" of
Westville, Pictou county, boosts up
how this western country makes
great Pictorlans and oilier novys, but
it doesn't say much about how many
il puts on the "BUMSKIE."
SEAMY   SIDE   OF   GREAT   STRIKE.
SUICIDE, CRIME AND
-       STARVATION   FOLLOW
Heartless   Landlords   Evict   Families
From Their Miserable Homes.
NEW YORK, Sept. 10.—Rumors
that a general strike affecting half
a million persons on the east side
spread rapidly through ' New York
yesterday. The first effect was upon
the police department, whero orders,
were quietly issued to strengthen the
reserves in the precincts from 14th
street to thc Battery.
The men and women now out on
striko number 75,000, of whom, 10,000
aro Italians, tho remainder being
Jews. .Of the number lii.OOO aro
women, and half of the strikers cannot spealc English; Tho trades now
on strike are tho cutters, largely
Americans, and the finishers and
pressors, ignorant and poorly ..paid.
Their demands briefly aro: Abolition of the home sweatshop; no more
than 2V_ hours overtime during the
rush season, thereby preventing the
killing,work of IS and 20 hours; a
48-hour week; a definite minimum
scale sufficient to maintain the work*
er during a part of the time he is
idle, because of .trade conditions;
free use of power-driven sewing machines and other necessary appliances in tlie shops; strictly union
shops.
Cutters, pressors and finishers have
been on striko since July 7th. There
has been little or no disorder but
though spectacular features have
been lacking the horror of tho strike
has been great. A train of, suicide
and crime by the men; of suicide and
worse by the women, has" followed in
the wake of the strike.    It is freely
utes after 12 o'clock on Saturday,
night. The same penalty was inflicted on a soldier who was said to
have kicked two policemen in the
face and stomach. From this we
may deduce thai two minutes over-'
time equals two kicked policemen.
"There seems no limit to what persons will do when they have the horrors' of poverty staring them  in  the
face, and honest poverty at that,"'remarked the Shoreditch Coroner after
listening "Ho a sad  story of a mother's desperate fight against adversity.
The  inquiry  had  reference    to    the
death of a six-months-old child, Alexander Carroll, whose parents live in
Herford street, Kingsland road. Sarah
Carroll, the mother. Who is tho wife
of a  meat  porter,  said   she  had   six
children  and   four  were   alive.    For
six weeks she herself fed the baby,
and after that, gave him barley water
and  cow's milk.    The parish doctor
.ordered  the   child's   removal   lo   tho
Shoreditch Infirmary, where ho died.
Sho had dono hor duty to the child,
and tended him night and day,    The
Coroner:    You seem    to   havo dono
everything  except  keop  it clean.    I
am told you tried to drown the baby
six months ago.   Why was that? Witness:    That was through trouble, but
I   never    attempted    to  . drown  tlie .
baby.    P. C.. Miezner   (the Coroner's
officer):   But  you  had   tlie  child  in
your arms when the constable- Jumped
over the canal bank nnd dragged you ■
back.   Witness (bursting Into tears):
Yes;  but I don't'remember anything
about it,, I was  in  such  trouble.*   I
love   my   children • too   much   to   do
them harm, aiid have starved myself
to give them food.   I thank'God now
I never succeeded in doing it.    P. C.
Miezner said the Magistrate discharged tho woman. * An officer of the National  Society for  the  Prevention  of
Cruelty to  Children  said   the  couplo
Mrs.  Foley and  daughter  roturnedlon   U,c.   clothing   'trade,,  would.be
Moved and seconded that we concur, wtih section ,111 of report of Infringement committe, which reads as
follows:. 'That any club playing an
ineligible "player after this dat, be
fined the sum of $20;and in the event
of - the offending Amit - winning' thc
game the points be deducted from
thoir record. Also,..any player violating this by-law will be suspended
for a period of one month,"
The result of tho draw for the
second round of tho Mutz cup was
as follows:
1., Frank and Bellevue at Bellevue.
2.   Winners  of Hosmor  and  Coleman plays winners of Bellevue and
Frank at either Frank or Bellevue.
■   3.   Crnnbrook  and  Conl  Creok  at
Crnnbrook.
Tlio standing of tlio Football league
up to and Including September 3rd
Is ns follows:
BELLEVUE N0TE3
P.    w.
L. '
D.    P.
Michel    0       0
1
2     14
3
3     13
Coal Crook ...11.      C
4
1     13
Frank 8      4
2
2     *8
15
1       7
r>
0       0
G
3 -    3
* Two points deducted
for
playing
Ineligible players, .
ECHOS OF THE BIG FIRE.
Mr.    nnd ■ Mrs,
dnnghtor,  nrrlvod
Hutton, son nnd
In  Bollovuo  from
THE  TEPEE
ii
A   High   Class   Boarding   House
FIFTY ROOMS-COMFORTABLE,
CLEAN AND CHEAP
Electrically Lighted and Steam
Heated Throughout
Scotland last wook. Mr. and Mrs,
Hutton had four boys working In tho
Pass prior to tliolr coming. Wo sincerely hopo tlio parents will llko tho
country ns woll ns tho boys.
.Too Ellison hnd tlio misfortune tn
loso his horBO on Frldny. It sooms
tlmt tho night boforo, lho horso wns
tlod up In tho bnrn nnd the- door
closed, but In tlio morning ha wns
missing, whleh Iod to thoughts tlmt
ho lind boon stolon* Anyhow Information ronohod Joo tli nt n horso nns-
worlng his homo's description hnd
boon klllod by tlio trnln In tho Blldo.
Upon lnvostlgntlon nud 11 consider-
nblo amount of hnrd work tho homo
was found burlod nt thn side nf tlio
truck. Ho lind ovldontly boon knocked
down by tlio train nnd probably «lint
by tlio section builds nH tin hoi'Ioiih
Injury could bo found beyond a
brokon log, This Is protty hnrd luck
for Joo who hnd not scon tho horso
for hov orn 1 montliH this ymir, nnd lind
only pnld $fi nbout two weeks ngo
for hnvlng hlm brought from tho
itttntti.. j
Tho Frnnk foothiill tonm playod \w I
n  friendly  gnmo  on  Saturday  Inst. I
Tlio scoro was Frank, 3; Bollovuo, 1,1
Hilly Hughes, Coal  Creel; nml  Joo
HtophoiiHoii, Colomnn, wltnosscd  llio
Kn mo, tho former doing quito n lot
ul munii-; 'wi no,
Tho Bollovuo tmrdwnro storo hns
hnd fl, froflh cont of pnlnt, nnd Is cortnlnly enn of tho bost looking buildings In town.
By tho wny tho hardware storo
which lo to bo tenanted by Mr, Stovo
R. FAIRCLOUGH, £^f££T
COAL CREEK B. C.
SEATTLE, Sept. 10.—Tlio frightful
oxporlonco of tho northwestern states
In tho last two weeks at tho linnds
of the forost firos, which havo wiped
out scoros of lives nnd mnny millions
In proporty, utterly dostroylng wholo
towns, hnvo hnd only ono heartening
clrcumHtnnco. tho wonderful brnvory
of tho flro-flgli'tors, sottlors bnttllng
for thoir homos, soldiers risking their
llvos ngalnst tho flaniOB with tho samo
cnurogo that, thoy would display In
tho fnco of n liuninn onomy.
Tho iltonstcis of llio present senson
may roBiilt In much moro cure toward
tho prevention of firos In futuro yonrs
ospoclnlly In dry houmous. Governor
liny of Washington Iiiih recommend-
od the HUHpoimlon of nil logging
operations during the balnnco of tho
pri-si-iit drought and the lnw ngalnst
burning sliiRhliig-** without pormlsHlon
will bo moro Htrlctly enforced In tho
future. The WiiHhliiulnn.ForoHt Fire
iiHRoclntlnii which Iiiih Hpont ffiO.OOO
In fore-it fire flgliilng MiIh year, Iiiih
boon trying for yentH tn Impress upon
the loggers, houIoi-h nnd nil who go
Into tlio wnndH, lhe need of caution,
but ll Hoi-niN lo hnvo required tlio
bitter experiences of the present sum-
mnv   In   rlrtvr.   Iiot'lf"   Hie   lnuonn        (Vo
It Ih. thnnkH to tlio hnrd work of
I tho iiKHDclnlliiii. WiiHliitminn has pro!*-
I ably   surfoioil   Iohh  tlum   nny  other
nortbwoft-rrn stnt<*.
"  From Or-'gon eonios n report by n
government forester D\\\t noine of the
t    ..    ..,    tl. ,,-,.„,.    nC   \i,r.i ,.iXL„,-,.    nolr.'l.,
,-t. ...... ! 4 - -   ,  -
This sveniH "»<> fiendish nnd Inhuman
to bo credited. Xo enemy of mankind could stoop to tho scttlnfl- of forost firos either to avengo n prlvnto
grudge or n sonso of public wrong,
to Revelstoke on Monday, last.
A. ,T.> Carter, the district secretary,
was here for the Labor day celebration.
Quite a bunch of sports took in the
taig fight on Monday at Fernie. Some
came back with pretty long faces and
empty pockets.
A. J. Carter and Gerald O. - Desmond addressed an open-air meeting
in the front of the Michel hall, in
spi te~o_"the~i nclement—weatber..
Mr. and Mrs.'Thompson and family
are "back again after ari extended* trip
to the British Isles. ■-' y'
Labor  Day.
Prize Waltz—Mr.. Fred Wheatcroft
and Miss Maggie Carr.
The dance which followed' was a
great success. Alec Derbyshire was
floormaster. The music was supplied
by Messrs. Littler Bros., concertina;
A. Almond,, piano; Jack Lewis,
cornet.
Messrs. A. J. Carter, G. O. Desmond, Thomas Harries, Vinco 'Frod-
sham, M. Burrell, M. MacLean, Tom
Cohocrn wore judges in all events
and all aro to bo complimented on
the n<]mlrable wny everything was
carried out,
The Labor day. sports with their
results* as follows:
Married man's race—Fred Gomme,
first, $10;   M. Joyco, second, $0.
Footbnll tourimmont—T. MncGov-
orn's team won, $25.  ,
Boys' raco, undor 10 years—Archlo
Moildo, first, $2; J, I-Iowcroft,' second, %l.
Hoys' raco, under 14 years—A.
Pnssio, first,, ?'>; F, Snicc, second, $2,
Girls' rnco, undor 10 yonrs—Uny
Soiglo, first, $2; Rosy Frew, hocoiuI,
■$1.00.
Girls rnco, undor 14 yours—-Maggie
SlmoiiB, flrHt, $3; F. Knogp, socond,
$2.00.
Hop. stop nnd Jump—Nat Kvnns,
first; JR; McDougall, IlillcroHt, hoc-
ond, $3. ■
Onc-mllc rnco—Fronchlo Cnppcllo,
first, $12;  Bort Davis, socond, $8,
Throo-loggod raco—.luck Howell,
first, $-J; Hon Dnvls, first; Millet and
Bvnim, second, fl,
Long Jump—Mat Uvnus, first, $7!
Mncdougnll, second, fn,
Suck raco—Stun Moorea, first, $7; 1
M. Joyce, hocoiuI, $5, j
asserted that a general strike could
create no worse conditions, save pos-jwero quiet and well-behaved,' sober,
'sibly to add riot and murder to the and industrious. They seemed to
list." ' "     ' !lmve l)00U '" P°vel',*>'' l,ut it was hon-
Tho   effect   of   a   general   strike j est poverty.   Continuing, witness said
he liad visited the house, and found
the'children clean, bftt the youngest
was vory wasted. There was nothing
to'-show that, they had not been well
looked'after. Dr. Gray said that
death was due to general wasting,
owing to improper feeding. The jury
returned a verdict of "Death from
natural causes."
paralyzing. Five hundred shops al
ready are closed at the height of the
season. Fifteen hundred shops are
running'* crippled, and thousands of
shops would faco ruin with the -cessation of work at this time. The
manufacturers of other cities could
riot meet the demands throughout
the country of the fall and winter
trade, and the cost of clothing would
jump from ,20 to 50 per cent it is
nvofUf'to-**! ■       1     ■	
Judge Snitken, hearing the hundreds of evictiori cases which has resulted from , the * strike, rebuked
George Hallock, „ Jr., a wealthy real
estate owner, for 'his heartlessness,
and suspended for a week an eviction caso so that the defendant,
Nathan Hyman, might attend tho
funeral of his wife!
Hyman's pitiful story touched the
judge. A process server, he said,
forced his way inlo' the house and
thrust a summons into his hand
while ho wns kneeling with his children about tho body of his wife, who
died whilo the officer wns knocking
at Hie door. Hallock was complainant, in tlie caso
CRIME-AMONG    ITALIANS.
By Vincent Julius.,
The foes of Italian immigration arc
increasing.dally in the United States, '
because of the numerous crimes committed by' Italians. Even the newspapers are" usiiig tlie adjective
"Italian"0 almost as a synonym of
crime, murder, etc., .and n gcn-ji'.-il
prejudice against Italians • is gaining
In  rirongth.
Ignorance concerning the economic
conditions  of  tho Italians  Is  largely"
responsible for this prejudice.
Italian laborers In their own country  hnve  lo  live  on   wages  ranging
from 20 to GO conts a day, which is
absolutely   Insufficient   for   n   family,
o llvo on; so they arc forced to ox-
"Dld you know this man's wife wos.l patriot0 themselves .or "stnrvo, and 11
dead?" tho court   inquired sharply.
Hallock admitted that ho did.
"Thoy woro undesirable tennnts,"
ho added defensively, "and I wanted
thom put out,"
"Haven't, you nny fooling?" tho
judgo nsked.
"It's n mntler of businoss," Hallock
replied.
Ho was going to say moro but tho
judgo cut. him off nnd lectured hlm
sovoroly. Then * ho postponed tho
caso for n week and sent Ilymnn
home, tolling him to look out for his
chlldron ns host ho could nnd assuring hlm that ho would not bo disturbed until tho ftinenil of his wlfo
wns ovor,
Forty strlkorH woro Jailed during
Iho morning for violating Justlco
Goff's injunction ngninst picketing or
Interfering In nny way with tho om-
plnyoos,
Judgo Snltken's court wns crowded
with pnrtlos to tho eviction suits. In
moat of lliu cases, nfier n hurried
heiirlng tho judge extended tho tlmo,
Moro Hiilts were filed during tho dny,
moro thnn l.fiOO now bolng 011 record.
DRIEF BITS FROM  BRITAIN.
Lieiii.  Alien   Sulnr,  of  the
Barrel rolling rnco—V. l'ollotl, flrHt, ■ Artillery, will   bo   tried   by
Itoynl
fourl-
$5; T, Ciiriioy, socond, $3,
I'.gg mid spooii mro—George Millet,
flrul, $7;  K. l'ollotl, HocoiuI, f,.
High Jiiinii -MucDougnl, WHerest,
flrsl.  $n;   Nnt   KviuiK,  Horond,  $4.
Wlieelburrow race—Georgo .Millet
and I'M Strudwlck, first, $10.
QuarteMiille race—Froiiehlo Chap-
polle,  first, $1";   I'M Strudwlck, second, V:
Threading   needle   rnco—Mih,   H,
SinveiiHou, I'ii'Hl, $5,01*
Hecnllll,   $3.
Throwing the liniiinier — Mac
D'-llg'lli,   j'ljj(-|e»l,   ni«i,   *l**,
Ui'ibUI 11; liuu 1'l.'hi.dd* <.'*.iit|i|>viiV
fll'Ht,   $10,
*:onsldornblo number choo:-o iho first.
' There 'nre In tho city of Naples .
about 100,000 working mon without
Htendy, omploymont, and tho sumo
phenomenon exists in mnny parts of
Italy, It is easy to tinders!nnd thnt
when ,ii man Is unemployed ho becomes olthor 11 camorrlst or a criminal, nnd ospoclnlly If he Is hungry ho
will commit almost nny kind of. felony.    Sueh  Is lho case In  Italy.
Tho l'tallaiiH aro not. tho only pooplo who commit crimes; for in every
nation thero are good and bad people.
For example, lot us lnko France, thp ■
country which Is supposed to bo, tho
rlchoHt In Kuropo, There everybody
enn find employment If ho Is willing
to work; and yoi wo find tho streeth
of Paris flllod wltli "opachos," wIioho
only objoct Ih to extort money from
tho pooplo, '
Should tho French people bo called
npitchoH, simply because there uro
mnny iipncheH In I'nrlH? No. Nor
Hhould lho Italian!* bo called crlm-
IihiIh becniiHo there nre mnny erlni-
IdiiIh nmong Ihem,
In my opinion, It. Ih the present
enpltnllst nystem thnt produces wi
mnny erlintiinlH. If there were not.
tho awful extremes or uiviil wealth
and dire poverty upiu'lieK nnd lilnek-
linndoi-H would not exlm. „
The niplinllMH of Italy prefer nn
Idle life to on'' of i-iniiinen-liil no-
tlvlly; Ihey are unwilling 10 Klve
work  lo  Ilie   woi'IcIiik  -.'Iiihi*  of  tliolr
nini'llnl.   Ho Is nullim- of 11 pmnphlct
"Tine Army System: ur, Why Muddle
Through     L'MO.nn .uno     11     Vein*   in
l'eiu-e?"
It wiih sin led nl the Inqiieat of 11 < imiulry. Tlnne piiniHlt'*-* of hninnii-
■ Hi-vcii-yeiir-ulil buy xx\w nwiilloweil -jy ftro not satsUlt-d wllh Hiiekliig
I hoiiio TliuinoH wnter tlmt I! had puis. u10 blood of tho'worlclng cIiikh; thoy
I iiiii'd Iiim. ,11'l'n**"   "v.-ii     in    t;!\<-     tliem   work,
j    llnv. flirtoteplier  MiidHon,  who lie- i furring Hhmii t<> mnivo ur leave the
j c-nuhc   he   mini''   11   Si-oli-li   iiiiiitIhkc
j while  hto  flihl   wife   wiih  alive,  hnd
; boon   lucked   ont    or   Ilie   e|*lll-i-|l    nl
.Mi"*. M. Joyce,   Sullen  Clieney
ilivi'Hi'i!  n   Ini'gt
nlr.
n'iir    Muiii'UUin, ml*
crowd   ill   the   u|e-n
ciiunti>,
J low  many  there nre yet   In   Italy
who  nn-  ii'iuly  Kiiutlng  we  do  not
know, bill  we may rent iiK-iiiml Hint,
lllere lire lillllill-eilH n't MioiimiimIh  who
iin- willing to i-xpntrliiio themselves,
TENDER8  WANTED.
died     nl     Wrevlmm     frnm   iitnrnnlne   -,.■<*,>." tV» uitho
potouiilng eniiNeil by outing pork pleH. 1     oh! wli'-n will these nitoontblo hoiih
,    The   Hlnckliiirii   Fire   Brigade   hn« ■ of tmiure awake from the leihurgli'iil
ll-i-aiily -r«Atio-t|--Prl7*4>it divided  be-; ,.,.,,„ ,„,.„, „,,.,■* „|,|, ;i >.,„,- iltt a «,.-,«-   tlia-.nu Hliiih In--p» Hi'in Uno-runt of
tween MIhh Hilda Dnvto   nnd    Miss ,.,„,   why mt pie-sent Heywood ulth; the netiinl woil'l?
Allnn, $10, ln uionkcy?   Sume of our Lonennhlro'    linllrin   Inborerii   nro   to  bo  found
ii'o',,••.•*: .".   '.n'.tt) ,    ii\i ■t,\ir,   ',->*-»,>      '«, ,,    -w    "   ,ru. •,,..,*,*■ , t*ii.***    #,ui,-.4-i   *,m-,,   ,.,, ,    ..-.   *.'.,.....,.    —-■ .
John Mniigmi, a Nottingham pro-; ovor refused tliniu. Why? HeeniiHO
vtolon denier tumble to glvo an alarm they nro hard workers; tliey hnve
waB burnt to death. MoimtiiKied rnUnm-M, dug dltche* umi
Tlio TeirltorlnlH nro raising n howl | tunneled the mountains everywliore,
because thoy nr.> subject to the rou-j    The bont  way    to    cmnlint  erlmo
tlno of tho UfRHlnrs. out of a totnl | among them to to mnko the greatest
The  RC.ll'*"t    Wellington    mine   a'      '-'" ■vnrn"  "Pen—JNnr.   wans,  nrm,  of   j^j.^  m„n   |CTf-|   prnr». -illy  do-' jw-'.IM'-- offort In odttrntintr nml lift-
Whitehaven will ho reopened Septertt- ""! <i«orKO Millet, second, $.'.. nortod. j Ing up the working claim not only
])f,r 'j* Mnrrled     Women's     nice--Mr-*-    S '     fn June Hon a woro prrinlml nf the re- 'of truly, but of the world.
. A Scottish Hervniil girl, ci-Rngefl In' Htevenson, flr-st, $7; MrH. Vowi-ll, *•.*■■(■• 7**-ei,i  of Andrew llnnto nrn Iiihi  tin-'    ludy   ;i1\n;i>*   ptr.-liici-d   grent   men
cooking, broke nn egg Into n howl,{ond, $5. ! I'rcHtnn   nnd     District     I'oworloom 1 niul to Mill piodiiclug them,
arsd  <omnienml   braxiug   It   «ltli   m      l*'1-1   -yard*   Miner*'   Wart- -IJccirw; Weav*rut' nfcw>rlnllon  mel  »be Amnl-,    Tben-  to nuihiug the matter **Hli
fork.    She felt  Hometbln* cutch the 1 Mlllott,   first,  $12;   N'al   KvntiH,  nee-' Kiimntiil Wenven*' nH-**o«liiltoii  lu re-'Italy, but  Unit flw to biully afflicted
mrnln them firom using union funds  with rnpftnltom.   There   is   mlltilng
lor parliamentary purpose*. .ihe mutter ulth the Itall.ui-s. toil tliat
first. $5.
Footbull plnco kick—Hum Mooivh.
first, $5; Goorgo Millet, second, %'i.
Old mnn's rnco—Augusta Dutolle,
first, $.*; Frnnk Campbell, second, $3.
120 ynrrls open—Nnt Kvnns, first,
$10; Goorgo Millet, second, $.'-.
Mnrrled     Women's     nice --Mrs    S
Tenders wnntod to tn"ko n lease of
tho Miner-*. Opt-in Houso nt Coleman.
Alt fender* to be sent   to   Willinm
Orahn'm, P. O. 58 Coloman, AIU., not!fork, nnd, on examining It found to!ond. $S: K«l Strudwlck. third. $.'■.
Inter than September I-1th.   For full (her  wnrprtoo  a  needlo  aiid   thread. ]    Ibiyilo  rare,    .1    milea-Marshall.
ln.klU'uUiu apply to WttUiuu CUuhaiu. (Tl:
secretary   Miner*'   Union,   Coleman, long, and the thread (double linen)
Altn. I wns «lx Inches.
luetic wiu an Inch, and a Lalf fin;', t'"; Wie.eiy. *V<*')ti'l. *:,. \   At the Umtioth police, 1 our*: n . lion .for  gen-'rnfoiii    I.i re-    numbers  of
Magpie Jump-C. Walker, flrnt, »*»; i keeper was fined .it for selling fried . Hum  h»»o been  trwmpied  down  by
It.  lliifiHnti,  second,  (1. > ftoh and potatoes a  couplo of min-: capitalism*. srwteeittasagstsssaaBssssstsiiarfBSSBBas
noinsnnBnain
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PAGE SIX
-THI DIlYttlOT LBDQBR, FERKIB, »■ 0, lK?TBMBEtt JO, J910.
I>IT-JDX!_C Stem TACTORif'-fp-RrTGHEK
FERNIE UNION BIRECTORY
Lizard Lecal General Teamsters No.,
141.     Meets every Friday night at
*';■. 8 p.m. "Miners union hall. "■ A.  L.
Boles, President; William Long, Re-
" cording Secretary.,
Bartender*' Local No. 514: Meets 2nd
and 4th Sundays at 2.30 p.m. Secretary J. A. Goupill,, Waldorf Hotel.
Gladstone Local No. 2314 U. M. W. A.
Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday Miners
Union hall,     D. Heen, Sen.
DE. WtHGL_iWd_TH. V.: V. %..
DENTIST.
Offir.-a: Johnson-Faulkner Block. .,
Hours 9-12; 1-6; .   .,    "■ Phono 72
rernie
B. C.
Typographical Union No. 555-' Meets
last Saturday in each month at the
Ledger Office. A. J, Buckley, Secretary.
Local Fernie No. 17 3. P. of C. Meets
ln Miners Union Hall every Sunday
at 7.45 p.m. Everybody welcome. D.
Paton, Secretary-Treasurer.
^ msrmmmmimxL i_ Mi_ms i>i*or_Tj_!
818 or 918—Elevated Tank or Flush Reservoir for Coal and Wood.
Made of the Best Blue Polished Steel and Malleable Iron.
The "Dominion Pride" Range..
MADE IN CANADA and ia placed on the market in response to a demand for a
Eange* combining the sterling qualities of Malleable Iron and Polished Steel,
Unbreakable, Unwarpable', Indestructable, Economical, Design Attractive, Perfect
Cookers and Bakers, will Last a Lifetime with Proper Care.
The ordinary east iron rango is at best a disappointing investment to thc purchaser,
bo soon does "it exhibit the effects of wear and tear, unavoidable in a range constructed
of sueh frail and brittle, material. Tho Combined Malleable Iron and Blue .Polished
Steel Raiige is tlie nearest approach to Absolute Perfection ever designed for Comfort, Economy and > Satisfactory Domestic Service and. wherever installed it will
prove itself a continual object of Satisfaction. The price at which it is supplied is '
so modest that it is brought easily within tho reach of every prudent family.
.    0' ' GUARANTEE■ .
"Dominion Pride'' Ranges nre sold on the following Guarantee:   Tf any casting proves
defective in twelve,mouths from date of purchase, we will furnish samo
*'    free of charge.   The abovo Guarantee is very broad, no if's or and's,
and any casting that would have a flaw in it that wc failed to seo
in the course of construction, such flaw would show long beforo
the twelve months have transpired when fire is put in rango.
INCOMPARABLE OFFER
Our*placing direct to the consumer our High Grade "Dominion
Pride" Malleable iind Polished Steel Range, as fully described
■in our descriptive circular and guaranteed, for less than' you can
buy a east iron range. AVc nre enabled to make this extraordinary
offer by our Direct from Factory to Kitchen Plan, which saves -•
the jobbers, retailers, traveling salesmen and their expenses,
giving the consumer,tho benefit of these savings, which in reality
enables the consumer to buy as cheap as the wholesale jobber.
PRICE
"V7hr not bii'y direct from the Manufacturer and save the middlemen's and retailers' profits?   "Dominion Pride" Range if sold
through the retailer or traveling salesman would have to be sold
for $09.00 to  $7S.OO, according ■ to  the territory- sold  in._   Our
-price, direct to the consumer, is as follows:,   "Dominion Pride",
Ran~-je~8 .S^or'n-'iS^'top^witiriiigiircloset^sIielf^anci-elevateil^tank-"
or flush reservoir, with- piece of zinc" to go underneath range,
8 joints of blue polished steel pipe- and 2 elbows, delivered to
any railway express''station.in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick,
Nova 'Scotia ami Prince Edward Island for, $41.00 (We Pay the
Freight), -.ind delivered to any railway express station in Mani-.
toba,  Alberta,  Saskatchewan  and  British  Columbia  for  $49.00 .
(We Pay the Freight), $5.00 to accompany order, the balance
to be paid when range is delivered to you.    If'no't convenient
to pay cash, will accept your Note.
Write for our Descriptive Circular.
or: j. barber, dentist
Office Headerson Block, Fernie B.C.
Houra 9 to 1; 2 to 5; 6 to 8.   ,
.  ,   Resideace 21, Viotoria Ave.
W. R. Ross K. C. W. 3. Lane
ROSS A LANE
Barristers ana* Solicitors "'
.ernle, B. C.
Canada.
Amalgamated Society Carpenters, and
Joiners:—Meet In Minera Hall every
alternate Thursday at 8 o'clock. A.
Ward, secretary. P. O. 307.
United Brotherhood of Qarpentera and
Joiners.—Local 1220. D. J. Evans,
President; P. H. Shaw. Secretary.
departure from Springhiil Friday to
locate in-western Canada. This number included 69 foreign miners who
were brought in by the coal company
but declined to work' under strike
conditions. The remainder being
mostly old resident miners.   •
Conditions generally are very quiet
most of the soldiers have left the
town, and only 55 are stationed here
at-present." * '■
L. P. Eckstein
D. E. McTaggart
ECKSTEIN A McTAGGART
BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, ETC.
Cox Street
Fernie B. C.
F. C. Lawe
Alex. I. Fisher
LAWE A FISHER
ATTORNEYS
Fernie, B. C.
THE  FERNIE
LUMBER GO.
•    !' •*        . "        . ■        .
A. McDougall, Mgr
Manufacturers of and Deal-
' ers in all kinds of Rough
and Dressed Lumber
Send us your orders
W. A. WILL HAVE
ANOTHER FAMOUS
EXCURSION TRIP
S.   Steel   Company   Will   D-o
Honors on Labor Day, Sep-.
1    tember Etth.
the
CASH
PRICE
$41
Delivered to any Railway Station ln r_i_H*
Ontario. Quebec, new Brunswick, Mova wiou*.
Scotia and Prince Edward Island. PRICE
We pay the freight .    "^
$49
Delivered to any Railway. Station ln
Manitoba, Klberta, Saskatchewan and
British Columbia  We pay the freight
OVER 6000 OF OUR RKITGES IN USE IH TOROHTO ALOHE
Manufactured and Sold only by the
The Nova, Scotia* Steel and Coal
company at Sydney Mines are making great preparations to give the
members of the P. W. A. an outing
on Labor Day, September 5th. It is
expected that fleet ocean liner will
be secured 1017 the benefit of the
"Loyalists,"*, which will be paid for
by the' company. A couple of brass
bands will also _ accompany the excursionists. The company will perhaps furnish a* press boat for the
Record and North Sydney Herald,
while the Gazette will be provided
__t._a_di.ngy all by' itself. -* ■
W. A. CONNELL
Pioneer Builder and Contractor of
Fernie
,   ESTIMATES FURNISHED
The Nova' Scotia officials will ..es--
cort Mr. ■ John0 Moffatt and.* his- cohorts to wherever . the * latter may
want- to go.. The event promises to
be.the slickest thing of tlie season.
"Oat meal stout" will^ be provided
.gratis and tickets for'the occasion
can be obtained free of all cost by
anyone wanting too go.
Queen's Hotel
RESTAURANT
Under New Management
Excellent   Table and
ail white help
Additional -Table, for
28 More Men
ROYAL
HOTEL
FERNIE
CUBS FAVORITES FOR
POST-SEASON SERIES
Canada Malleable & Steel Range Mfg. Cq Limited, ffiSo
[IN   WRITING   PLEASE   MENTION   THIS   PAPER]
The Labor World
CHILD  LABOR.
Flvo million dosertorB from tho
army of 20,000,000 publio Hchool children In thu Unitod SIiiIoh In a bIiikIo
yoar is tho estimate of a leading
educator cltod by Mr, Owon 11, Lovo-
Joy, tho gonoral socrotary of tho Na-
tlonol Child Labor commlttoo, In tho
North Amerlcnn Ilovlow. Tho «nmo
wrltor quotOH tho report of tho Mas-
t-oclium-ltH commission on rndiiRtrhil
Education, (uccordln*. to which thero
woro iu tho stnto of MnsBaohtifloltn
nlono "20,000 chlldron botwoon 14 ami
](! not In -school, rivo-nlxlhn of whom
did not coniplotn tlio -j-nimmai' school
coiifHo ,oiio-flfth did not comploto tlio
Hovoiiih Ki'iulo, (ind ono-fourth did not
comploto lho bIxiIi .Krndo,"
It whh found Ihnl Uioho children
Bolilnin rocolvo ovor $.r- u wook before
llioy are 17, nnd renoh lho iiinxlinnn
of id to ?I0 nt 20 yoni'H or iif-'n. !r
Ib OHtlmntod tliut out. of ovory .vr*
children, four enter a cation mill or
beennio nii'HHi'iiKi-i'H or: cnsh -jlrls.
Moreover. II Ib rn'ro tlmt ono wwn
from iinutiBldllod to u Bldllod trndo,
Out of tlio *■() efiRCB between 17 nml
20 yenrH of ww employed In skllli-il
IndiiHti'l-'H In Cnmlirldtfo, only one liml
formerly been employed In uuakllleil
lnbor oilier thnn orrniid mid nfflra
work,    lloj'H were    rnroly    found In
,     (.  It, 1      ., ..."I,-,       .,-,  ,-, F,,,.„, „,••(.,
•*,. *'•   »*'**-*,    .,..--. * -
«>mplnvf>d ni other work, nnd I liln wiih
true of meehnnlcB, plumberB, pnlnterH,
kIiibb workers, plnstor«r», mnHoiifl, niul
Mom- MIUC-TS.
AccordlllK t" tho coiihuh or 1001/,
ninoiiK lho 1,750,1X0 i-lillil workeri* not
iv ft-ft     **■ kit'---.*     '/" '*■■•.-     «      ■■ *****. \.*     »*•■».#    .       .*»
lflfl„1.-iK of whom worn under II yours-
nf II-.C, wore In lixliiRlrli-H other tlmn
iiKilculliiriil." Hut tlioHfl flKunm ure
not tH'ciinito, The coiihiih hIiowoiI bill
(ifiS noWKboyB, wbereriH In III) of our
cltlcH fodny "not Iobh tlmn 17,000 chlldron I**!*" -npiK'-d ni n-'U'i-p-ip'-r onr-
rlorn, ninny of thom ub youn-,' iih nix
or eli»)it yiviri " If will tbii*** be seen
Hint the pi obi* in tinder riiiisldernilnn
It*  nn   fnlfimnly    vltnl    one.—People
n. y.
, IN   THE   COAL   FIELDS,
«HKK\Sm_m, Pit.. Hepc 10. ~
Conl operator* In tlio WeHtmorrlnnd
county fields In I'ennflylvnnln, find-
Ing all other methods nKtilnst the
-fttilki-r* hav-e taiU-d, are planning l«
arrest 80 minors * on  the charge of
conspiracy In restraint of trade.
The vltnl question to lio fought ont
will bo whothor lt Ib constitutional-
for labor to organize with tho purpose of striking or to contlnuo n
strike.
To Make Strike Illegal.
Tho corporations bringing tho nctlon will cont end among other things
Hint .1 ntvlko Is nn net in ro'ifnint
of trndo nnd ln addition will chnrgo
Hint lt Ih common lnw connplrncy,
Tho operators Intend lo Btrlko
their big blow when thuy ask the
courls of WohI morolnnd und Allegheny counties to Ibhuo cnplriBoB for tho
nrroflt of SO orgnnlzera nnd active
workors nmong tho Birthing mfnorB.
Ily niTOHtlng Hioho mon tho oporntoi-s
fool thnt thoy will bronk tho buckbono
of llio mlnon*' orgnnlziitlon.
Slnco Mnrch thoro hnvo been over
r-0,000 mon on striko In tho mining
towim In tlio vicinity of ClrooiiHbui'g
nud the Htruggle between tho mltici'H
nud tho operntoi'H Ih today rilmoHt it
ilr-mllnck wllh tlio mlnei'H Homowhnt
In tho loud,
Attorney Henorul ,T, IlntiiptouTndd'H
nffleo nt llnrrlBbiirg IioIiIh, Iu nihil-
Hon tn l Iim coiiHplrnoy chnrgofl, n.
bundle of other ehiirgo-** which tf
piiHhod will Hprlug ii HcuHiitlotj In tho
labor nnd cnmnierclnl world that may
reHiilt In nn entirely different lineup
of lnbor In thin country on tlio polltl-
ml iu*(*l.
OiK'Uii/er.s or lho United Mlno
Workers from nil jmrfH of I'eniiHyl-
vim In, IrieludliiK tho hnrd ronl fields,
ns well iih other HtntOB, lil*0 tn bo
•n*t>, "iful li In liliniied In tbo lnnmni-
luiliiu of the. legal bnttlo with the
IndlvldiiulB of tho mlnorn' union.
WITH THE CLOAK MAKF.R8.
NKW YOHK, flopt. 10.—Tho strlk-
Ing clonk mnkorH hero who Hinernl
dnyH ago were denlt one ol tlio recent
Bi-rlen of vlelotiB blown from tho
.iiidii-liiry iiKniiiKt Dw riuhiH ni or>
unnlzed labor, nro determined to lost
tho legality of the injunction iignlnBt
tliem by Jiidce Doit wbleli prohlbltB
them from «nndiii-'ltiu a 'striko to
«*stnl)ll«h tho cloueii Hhop. nnd In-
rinded pl.'liotlnK and pntrolllnK.
'.Tho Btrlkern are determlnod not to
allow anything to hinder tliom from
once for nil finding out how fnr n
judge may or may not go ln Interfer
ing with the purposes of trade unions
and hnve retained ns counsel, Alton
B. Parker as special counsel ln the
case, Pnrkor Ib a former judgo of
tho Court of Appeals of this Btnto.
Writ Too Sweeping.
Mr, Parker's opinion is that tho
Injunction is entirely too sweeping,
iih It forbids tho right of peaceful
iiBsombly and froo spooch. ■ No will
Book a rovorfial by Iho higher court it,
Whon tho strikers honrd Inst night
that tho Goff doclslon would stop
plckotlng of tho fuclorlofl, thoy protested ugnliiBt tho nctlon nnd tho In-
dlgniulon of thoso who nttondod tho
mooting wan voiced until lho early
hours of the morning.
Tlio hIioph struck ngnhiHt aro ns of-
footlvoly cIohoiI iih If thoy woro lock-
oil by tho Hhorlff, and tlio othor
imloiiK In tho city nrn dally Bonding
In I'timlH lo contlnuo tho Btrlko, Loonl
70K, ono of the blggoHt ti'iiniBtorH'
iinlniiH In tho United HtutoB hnH
nlrondy deelnrod ItHelf In favor of iih-
HOHHlng each mombor $2 por wook for
n fund lo ho tiirnod over to tho
htrlking clonk  uiakois,
Other unions, when thoy heard thnt
Judge doff hud docldod thnt tho
Htrlko wuh a crlniltuil coiiBplraey ln
tho roBtralnl of trndo nnd Hint tho
purpoBO of tho striko wan thoroforo
unlawful, cnllod special meetings to
ntiHwor tho Injunction with fiindH,
Tlio (iolf writ mnkoK u Htrlko for the
iWlliilr Iiiit,i <:   xl,   it   ii,l.-,<.,l   hi,Oil   ii   i.i;l»-
Hplrncy,
an army of garment
Workers oo to work
NKW YOHK, Sept. 10.—The cloak
milkers' Btrlko, otin of tlio grontost
IndiiHtrlnl dliitiirbnncoH In tho hltitory
of Amerlcnn labor, waH HcttloJ hint
night.
Huventy thotiHand gnrinont workorn
who hnvo beon Idle for nlno wookH,
will shortly rvnirn to work, Ten
HioiiHiitid of them nnd Hioho dependent upon tliem r.u.itOO mouU In nil,
wero ou Hie point of eviction, nnd
JiundrodH hnve already been forced
into the hi reef h. Tlio IndiiHtrlnl Iohh
to employer* and oinployeoM has run
high Into tho million!-, fn Iohh of
wngon alone the totnl Ih $10,000,000,
nnd Ions in mnnutncturorH, jobbers
nnd retailors, thn country over, hnu
boen computed at ten Dmen Ihnl
nmount.
In splto of tho stupendous readjustment involvod tho strike hns boen
in the main, nolnblo for Its poaco-
fulnoBB, There woro numerous cases
of petty disorder nnd a petition of
tho manufacturers brought forih from
Justice Goff of the supremo court nn
Injunction in which ho' ruled that
any striko cnllod to demand. tho
closed shop Involvod a conspiracy in
restraint of trade.
Statement of Counsel,
Ono easential of thla victory, nnd
an Important ono, not only to tho
strikers, but to the ■ nation nt largo,
which wears this output, Is the abolition of all contract work at homo.
Morenftor garmonlB modo In Now
York will bo manufneturod undor
(military conditions, Thero will be no
moro sweat shops. It. wns familiarity
with tho conditions undor whicli many
of tho garment workors workod that
drew the honrty support of Siimuol
Gompors who urged tho strikers to
fight for thoir bollofs until tlio. Inst
ponny and tho last eniBt hnd gono.
Tho rock on which all provlotm efforts on mutual conciliation hnvo npllt
linn boen tho closod shop. Thin rock
Iiiih now boon nvoided hy tho adoption of tho "proforontlnl" shop Idea.
To Maintain Union Shop.
Knelt nmnibor of tho mniiufactur-
oi■h' nHBOclatlnn Is to maintain a
union simp. A union Hhop bolng
iiudoi'fltood to rofor to a Hhop whoro
union Blnndnrdfl iih to working conditions, hours of labor and rntos of
wagea prevail, and whoro, whon hiring
help, union men nro pruforrcd, It bolng recognized that, nlneo llioro nro
dlfforoncoB of Hklll  omployorH  shall
I .-       M f. 1- . ■   f     .. .  X,   ,.l\r      \
..... , ,.L      . . \. -  \,iit,t,     \S,      .l\ .1   ,  ,*„,.     .*.•     .J-
tween one union mnn and another,
and Hhall nnt bo confined tn any list,
nm- bound to follow nny pfbBcrlbod
order whatever.
Othor arllcloH provldo for Hioho
more Important points:
4,       '.kCttliv.     JrD'dVl      lite,
2. No work nt homo,
3. DlKclnlin.0 of uny tnaniifncturorH
proved guilty of discrimination nmong
bin employees,
I. HIx days work rt wook nnd a
cnHli weekly paymont.
.1. All -Mil*.contracting within a
Hhop abolished,
d. Vino iioiirn work n dny, flvo
days a week and flvo hours Uio sixth
day,
7. The price of ploro work to bn
agreed upon by n commlttoo of employees! and tho employorH,
h.   Double pny for overtime.
MINERS LEAVE STRIKE TOWN.
Hprliii-hlll Mlnos, flopt. 10.—Ono
hundred and fourteen men look their
Chicago   Natlo'nala   Appear, to   Have
,,Better Chance Than Philadelphia Athletics.
NEW YORK, Sept. 10.—Fans are
already beginning to think about tho
world's ' series, oven though tho
major league pennant races are still
undecided, Tho majority of the on-
thuslnsts have awarded tho banners
to tho Athletics1 ln the American
league, and to the Chlcngos, ln the
National league.
Tho Mackmon of 1910, probable
flag winners In tho younger organization, aro ii bottor Bet of athletes
than the team of flvo yearB ago
which mado such a sorry showing
against the Giants in the series for
tho honors of the unlverBO.. Phlla-
dolphlans hnvo absolute confldonco in
tho American league king row from
now until Octobor 8, and aro cortaln
that tho Whito Elephants will mnko
a far bottor showing against tho CubB
than tho Tlgors made.
Tho rout of tho Athlotos In tho
world's sorlos of 1005 was a torrlblo
blow to Quaker fans, who Imagined
Harry Davis, Ralph Orlando Boybold
and tho other hard, hitting Mackmon
would knock tlio curvoH of ChrlHly
Mnthowson and Joo McGlnnlty gnlloy-
wost, What hnpponod is a mattor of
history, Davis had a bntllng average of ,200, Soybold a stick credit of
.125 and tho team mndo throo runs
In flvo gnmofl, Tho AlhlotlCB could
not ovon sacrlflco and only tho grand
pitching of Plnnk and Hondor mndo
tho PonnBylviuilnns look an If thoy
woro In tho Riinio clnsn an tho GlantH,
Cuba Will De Favorltos.
Many poi-hoiib on tho major loaguo
circuits consldor tho Chicago National loaguo club lho grnndoHt briHoball
machlno In tho country nml tho Cubs
will bo tho fnvorltOH ovor tlto WI1I1.0
Elephantb Bhould tho two teams cet
Inlo the world'a sorlcn, an now booiiib
llkoly, Emlnont pm-ftlmorB who havo
boon spoken to on tho Htibjoof nvor
that tho Clilongonns will hnvo a much
harder tlmo to boat tho PhlladolphtauB
than llioy had to boat tlio DotrollB,
mid say It. Ih no moral certainty that
lho Teddy Uvma will win lho writ,*.
Tho Cuba, thoy say, nro nn crafty nud
clovor n(i ovor, havo n vnrlod Byntom
of nttnek nnd nro wonderful dofon-
slvo plnyorB, Ilut, In tho opinion of
theso mime perdonH, Hto Ohlcngo
pitchers HiIh yoar nro not. nearly iin
good an thn pltchors who playod Bitch
havoc with tho Tlgors In 1007 and
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JOE PALVO     How footx Wook
"Rovnost l'Udie.':
V Americkej politike je uspesnym
len ten u' koho poctivost' je nesz-
namym predmetoni. Priemerny' amer-
icky politikar ,musi byt' ' sk'fomny
jako bolubica a chytry jako had, dl'a
toho v jakom postavni sa nachodi.
Taky uradolovec.— ' politikar nesmie
mat', svedomie; musi byt' priatel'-
skym a zaroven drzym, musi cbvalit'
zle a odsudzovat' dobre a je-li potreba
musi sa odhodlat' i k vrazde. Musi vedef klaniaf a l'ud za nosom
v.odit', Inak sa v americkej politike uspechu nedocka. 'Len chod'te
iia tie "politicke" schodze a uvidlte
jak nizkym, falosnym a drzym vie
byt' taky kandidat. Bozkaval by vas,
onika vam, castuje vas, vsima si vas
az prilis napadne, pyta sa vas na
vase pomery rodinne 1 robtne, je
priatel'om vasej narodnosti, pe nezna-
bohom, ale na neznabohov kl'aje,
slovom taky uradolovec je prave
unikum cloveka. -   ■
A nas Roosevelt, ex-president Spoj.
Statov, ma vsetky spomenute viast-
nosti,, ame'rickeho uradolovca—'politi-
kara, je to pravy. profotyp prefika-
neho bypokryta. Jeho cela zivbtna
kariera pozdstava z klamu a slepenla
ocl naroda, »pi*l■ com sa mu doposial'
vodilo znamenite. Co je Roosevelt?
Je to politicky vigec. Pomocou anarchist}' Colgosa dostal sa Roosevelt
na najvyssi stupcn obcianskej cti v
Amerike, uzitok ale z nelio mal len
kapital.,. Roosevelt vedel svoju ulobu
hrat' zna'menite. V ociach chudobneho
l'udu bol nepriatel'om' kapitalu,* daii
mu meno "trustobijca"; ale za kulis-
ami shodil >masku a bratrickoval sa
s .tymii" ktorych pred oc'ami naroda
"nicil".' •    ' *■   ■
Vzdava-li- nlekto ■ Rooseveltovnui
presidentovaniu chvalu, robotnici to
niesu, ponovac v ich prospech "nevy-
konal ani toho najmensieho. Drze
chva's.lii'nstvo najmensieho polltickoho
uradolvca prospelo robotnej triede
prave , tol'ko, nie-li viae, nez Roose-
veltovo , presidentstvb. . Ved' vesal
uradnlkov Zapadnej Fed'eracie banikov: Haywooda, Moyera a Pettibona
bez toho, aby.sa bol najprv o _ch vine a ci .nevine presvedcll -alebo
aspon informoval! A teraz sa ide
medzi tych samotnych robotnikov, pre
ktorych ked' presidentoval, nenial ani
citu ani uznania- — robit' peknym!
Neni to drzosf?
• Roosevelt, zha, svoje" politicke rem-
eslo. On vie, ze chce-li byt' uspesnym
ze musi mat' za.sebou armadu neve-,
'domycK    volicoWobotnikov: Pocita-
dobre.   V Pennsylvanii je" toho doby-
tka hlasovacieho najviac.— zabehnul
si tam, vraj  studovat' pomery banikov.   Prijachal tamv spolocnosti in-
eho liypokryta, Johna  Mitchella, by-
valeho    dl'holeteho'   medzinorodneho.
predsedu    sluceriych   banikov    teraz
zacalo -stii'dovanie pomerov' Navstivili
arcibiskupov    a * vsetkych   osadnych
fararov, vsade bola usporiadana tucna
hostina, tam sa jedlo   a   pilo — na
zdravle   cluidobnych   a   zbtrocenych
stavkujucich banikov.   Aby ale i robotnici' z toho nieco mall, isla Roo-
sovcltova spolocnost'    i ' medzi l'ud.'
Navstivili niekol'ko   knaznil   naznac-
enycli ■ rodln, '   kde     Roosevelt   sa
"namahal", hovorll v ich mntorlnskom
jazyku, nby dokazal jako s nlml citi,
pytal sa 'matiek kol'ko ma ktora dctl
a kol'ko ich osto chco mat', pytal si
od jertnoj pltnoj'v'ody, bol lm brat a
sestrn, voboc choval sa ta jako jo to
zvykomu ltazdeho "ward heolera".   A
bnnlcl, zvlast 'ked vldoll tu knazsku
spolocnost', ktora  Hoosovoltn vodila,
padall na kolena azehnall toj hodlno,
kody Im bolo dopriano vldot' Itooso-
voltn     a     joho   spolocnlka,   Johna
Mltcliolla.    Nlkomu nonapadlo v  toj
chvill- zo prod nlml stojl ton clovek,
ktory majuc v svojlch rukach moc,
pro nlcb nlc ■ novylconnl, ba ktory sa
raz Iced' bol modzi nimi vyslovll, ze
mzda banikov by mala byt' monsla a
hodlny pracovno dlhslo, ponovac mzda
ktoru maju Ich zvadza k hyronlu a k
hrlocliu.   Tonkrat sa vyslovll Rooso-
volt, zo koby banlcl boll viae drzanl
Bplatky, zo by aa vine slarall o rodlny, ktore, by v tomto pado nemiiBo-
ly trpct' hlad a blcdit,   Jako Bpomo-
milo, toto   mu   nopovcdalnlkto.   A
klo mu to mal iiovodat'?   Knu/.l, Ktorl
cakaju na ton hit jalto lilndovy hafan?
A cl John Mltcholl ktory jo pravo v
lorn, zo mu IlooRovolt pomozoku ruv-
ornorstvii?   A cl tl bnnlcl, ltloii cl-
tnjti:   "nud'to poHliiHiil  viihIcIi vrcb-
nost I zlycb I dobryeli bo ony od bobn
HU?"      ,
"Potom bola liosllna, ua ktoroj brnlo
uciiHt' siyi'ldsnt' kiiazov. Co znstnp-
caiiil robotnikov, moan mil knmitknl-
'vok ilnl.' iiojako iiil'oniiiiclo o lianlc-
kych pbmeroch? Knazi boli v Roose-
veltovej spolocnosti" preto, aby Roose-
velta mystifikovali, oni tam boli preto,
aby sa nikto z oveciek neopovazil
povedat' pravdu, oni tam boli preto,-
aby pomohli robotnikom z blata do
kaluze! . Knazi tani. boli preto, a,by
hajili ■ zaujmy ■ uhlobaronov, ktori
banika vyciciavaju a ked' ho vyciciaju
odhodia ho st'a vymackany citron.
Roosevelt isiel stubovat' pomery
vrazdia banikov ani divu zver? Nema
clovek, akym .e Roosevelt, ve dombst'
o robotnickych pomeroch bez toho,
aby ich musel "studovat'?" A potom,
preco. nesiel studovat' pomery banikov na tie miesta, kde zuri boj kapitalu proti banikom najdivejsie? Preco
nesiel Roosevelt na okolicu wostmoi-e-
landsku, ^ kde - pochopovia kapitalu
vrazdia banikox ani divu zver? Nema
o torn vedomosti?   L'utujeme ho.
Vylet Roosevelta a' jeho spoloc-
nikov na/'studijnu" cestu medzi banikov nebolo nie Ineho nez znamy
americky politicky trik. Vysiel si
podmanit' nevedomych robotnikov.
On vie, ze taky prist'ahovalec, \ed'
pocuje jeho meno,' val'a sa v prachu,
nieto ked' este ho vidi osobne, alebo
ked' pocuje, ze taky pan sa zaujima
o jeho' pomery.
Keby Roosevelt nosil zauimy robot-
neho l'udu na srdci, keby mu skut-
ocno na jeho pomeroch zalezalo,- a
keby to s ,nini myselel, uprimne,
nemusel chodit' na studijne cesty, bol
presidentom a vtedy mocou svojho
ura'du' mohol robotnej triede pomoct'.
Vtedy to neurobil, robotnej .triedy si
ani nei vsimnul a preto je jeho'jed-
■nanie pokryteckost'.
STRAJK PREMOGARJEV V DRZAVI
ILLINOIS.
♦■--..- ♦
♦ 8TAY  AWAY. ♦
♦ .   . "——     ■ ♦
♦ Notice to Ail.Mine Worker*.   ♦
♦ All miners are requested to.*
♦ stay away /rom Irwin, Madison, ♦
♦ Greensburg, Latrobe and other ♦
♦ mining towns in Westmoreland ♦
♦ county, where a strike has been ♦
♦, in effect since April 1, 1910, the ♦
♦ coal companies having refused ♦
♦ to recognize    the - miners' or-, ♦
♦ ganization or enter into a work- ♦
♦ ing agreement.   Agents of the ♦
♦ coal corporations are shipping ♦
♦ men from various parts of the ♦
♦ country to tako the place of the ♦
♦ strikers by misrepresenting the ♦
♦ true condition of affairs.   •-.        ♦
♦ FRANCIS FEEHAN,        ♦
♦ President.   ♦
♦ T. DONOVAN, ♦
♦ Sec'y-Treas. ♦
♦ ■ ♦
♦ ♦♦<*♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦-»
dati ne morete, ker kapitalisti trrao-
glavo odklanjajo vase skromne zah-
teve, upajoc, da se vrriete brezpogojno
v kapitalis'ticno suznost.
Premogarji! Dokler bodete tako
junasko, neomahljivo in solidarno
zastopali svoje zahtJeve, se ■ vam ni
treba bati, da bl podlegli.
LES ELECTIONS AU PORTUGAL.
Un Gain Pour Les, Socialistes.
Lisbonne, 31 aout.—On vient de pu-
blier le resultat complete des dernier-
es elections parlementaires au Portugal, sans celles qiu ont ete invalidees
pour fraudes ou autres raisons.
Voici le rapport: ;*
' Ministeriejs, 90.  ■
Monarchistes oppositionnistcs, 40]
Republicains, 14. ' '•*
Ceci indique un gain pour ces der-
niers„car, il y a deux ans, ils n'avaient
pu faire elire~cinq des leurs.
LE
CONGRES  INTERNATIONAL
DE BRUXELLES.
PAGE SEVEN
»  > 4-
LB  CONGRE*   SOCIALI6TK.
Strajk je se ve"dno*v istem'stadiju,
kot je bil mtnoli teden. Ko odhaja
ta clanek v tisek, se raja izvanredna
konvencija prembgarjev v Indian-
apolisu. Konec in izid strajka sta
odvisna od zakljuckov konvencije.
Aii ze danes je gotovo, da dele-
gat je bodo, izrekli svojo " solidarnost
ilinojskim premogarjom in odobrili
njih taktiko v strajku.
Na konvenciji so izvolili komitej 23.,
ki ima nalog preiskati obtoznico proti
predsedniku Lewisu. , Zviti Lewis
zavlacuje delo tega komiteja z raznimi
diplomaticnimi triki, da bi utrudil dele*-
gate in zadnji dan v splosni utrujenb-
sti nasel, vrzel,' skozi katero bi se
izmuznil, ne da bi za svoje izdajnisko
delo'-prejel zasluzeno placilo.
■Vzlic temu, da so'delegatje Lewisu
povedali v, obraz, kar mii gre, se ta
-Olovek-rie-more-otresti-svojih-tiranskih,
seg'Mn navad.-     ■   -. .-      * 7. ■■
Tajniku McDonaldu je zagrozil, da
ga bode izkljucil iz premogarske or-
ganizacije, ker jo ponatisnil in razdelil
med delegate posredovalni predlog
glede strajka v Illinolsu,' ki ga je.iz-
delal Lewis in ga hotel vsiliti po
stlrimesecnem strajku illinoiskim
premogarjem.
'■ Konvencija stane premogarje -.vsakl
dan-priblizno $7,000. Lewis pa s triki
zavlacuje in ovira delo konvencije.
To delo Lewisa pa dokazuje, koliko je
njemu za blagor strajkujoclh premo-
garjov. To je lopsa svota ($7,000
vsakl drin) in bl premogarjem dobro
dosla nn strajku, AH Lewis toga noco,
zato. ovira delo konvohcljo. Zlopitl
iii skrpiioatl hoco svoj umazani castnl
,sclt kaj njomu mar, ako jo prlblizno
so -10 tisoc premogarjov na strajku.
Slovonskl premogarji! Kedar bodoto
zopot vollli odbornlko v glavni'odbor
In druge, odboro, pazlto, komu bodete
dnli svojo glasovo. Ta strajk, mora
odprotl vsakomu promlogarju ocl, da
vldl, kaksnlh ogromnlh nepotrobnih
zrtov jo' trbba, ako imajo pravlco
posozatl v strajke taki vodltoljl, kl
Imajo slroko in kosmato* vost.
Zmagall bodote vsoono, ker sto
Blozni, All zrtvo bodo ogrommo. 55a
to zmago so Imato zabvalltl lo sobl In
svojlni' odbornikom v drzavi IIHiioIr,
no pa kakmiomu glavnemu odboru
promogarakb organlzacljo,
Vank dolavoc mora obcudfivatl vaao
solldarnoflt v torn strajku. TJcltl ho
mora pri vas, knko jo troba strajkntl,
nko no hoco zmagall. V zgodovlnl
dolavsklb bojov v Amorlkl bo ta
filrnjk OBtal kot, vokotrnjon zgodo-
vliiRkl fakt, kl bo porocal lmRnoJalm
rodovom, kakBtio zrtvo ao doprlnaaall
dolavcl zu zbolJHiinjo svojoga bodnoga
goBpodai'Hkogu polozaja. V torn Btrajku
nl prlslo do krvolltja, All na IIboco
ilruzlii (ocotov, niatoro In doco) horo-
leno ulrnila, )*or bo njlh druzliiBkl
ocotjo borljo za svojo prnvicno xnlitovo,
Miit'Rlkdo obcudujo zrtvn, katoro ho
pomorlll nnjutl blrlol ob ciihii Htrajkii,
UllnolBlcl proniOKiii'jll Viihii zrtov Jn
vocja! VI zlvlto In trpllo. S hoIkiuiiI
v 0. oh nionlii Klodtilo hvoJo glnduo
d.H'o, ko viih pi-ohI  ki'iiliu;   vl  Jl  gn
Bienvenue et Salut a  Nos Amis Des
Pays Etrangers.
Dans quelques pours so reunira"a
la Maison du Peuple de Bruxelles le
vingt et unieme Congres international
des mineurs. *    ■    *•'';
Comme tous ses devanciers, ce congres'dont l'importance ne peutechap-
per a pcrsonne, est certain d'une re-
ussite complete.
II comprendra des delegues venus
de presque tous les pay miniers du
monde, a l'exception bieii entendu des
pays d'Asie et d'Afrique non encore
sufflsamment develpppes au point de
fr'eres mineurs des autres parties du
monde.  ■
Mais les pays miniers importants
seront la. • La France, 1'Allemagne,
l'Angleterre, l'Autriche, les Etats-Unis
la c'est ce  qui "fera la force et la
Copenhague, ler.—Les scenes de
tumulte qui avaient eu lieu dans Ies
assemblees de comite, au Congres
International des socialistes se sont
continuees pendant toute la premiere
seance publique, aussi bien dans la
discussion generale . que, entre delegues de meme pays.
Les representants russes se sont disputes avec une telle violence, 'que
les autres delegues ont du" intervenir
pour les calmer.,   .   .\
M. Ledebot, un depute au Reischtag
allemand, ai fait une vigoureuse at-
taque contre le colonel Roosevelt et
ses tendances" militaristes et aussi, a
cause do son immixtion dans' les affaires du parti nationaliste en Egypte.
II a termine son discours en tfai-
tant l'ex-president de "probenriter" ou
"courtier" en politique.'
Le comite antimilitairiste a adopte
une resolution declarant qu'il est du
devoir des democrates socialistes, de
resister a l'hydre du militarisme, de
refuser de voter, dans les parlements,
les montants demandes pour des fins
militaires et de reclamer sans cess.j
le desarmement, jusqu 'a ce'que le but
soit atteint,
La resolution consollle aussi do de-
mandcr de limiter les armemc-nts
navals. *      ,   *
James Keir Hardie, au nom des
socialistes anglais, s'objecte a la declaration de greve, comme n'ayant pas
ete  sufflsamment comprise.
11 doit etre specifie, dit-il, que la
resolution contlent une declaration en
faveur d'une grove generale, interna-
tfonale, en cas do guerre, de facon a
rendre* ies hostilites impossibles.
-Le delegues francais ont etabli par
une enquete, que la soi-disant lettre
du premier ministre Briand, se reclam-
ant du parti socialiste. malgre tout,
est un faux. *   ■■
Un envoye de la police secrete russe
a pu penctrer dans la , salle des
seances du comite russe, au moyon
d'un faux billet d'entree, mais il a
ete reconnu et expulse.
Cet incident ja* cause une profon-
de sensation.—"Le Devoir."
CHEZ LES MINEURS.
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In Scotland; Awful
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NAME
Hnnklicad ..
Unnvor   Cvnnlr
Ilollovuo   . . , ,
Hliiliiiioro .,,
■SEC. AND P. O. ADDRE83.
V. Wiicatli-y, IlniiWiPud Altn.
v    MnlV-.m-if'-ll    llfinvor   OrooXr.   vlll   VIlH'lior.
.1. I'birUo, llollnvun, l-'rimk, Alln.
.Iuim-H Tiinibull,  llluu'iiioio. Aim,
lliirinlK    ,, TlionuiH Cruuory, Jttii'iniH, Altn.
Cnnmoro   '.. .1. WH, CnimiAre, Alta.
Colomnn"  \V, flvnlintn, Coloman, Altn.
('nrhniulalo   D,   M,  DuvIob,  Cnrbondalo,  Colomnn, Altn.
Ci-.J.'.'f   ........   V, J,■,':."','■.-■.'   fn..ttrt  /J*".
Corbin   ,, .laa. Davis, Corbin, 11. C.
Diamond City ., Georgo Dobaon, Diamond City, Lothbrldgo.
Kdmonton     Tllclinrd Thompson, Frnzor Finis, Kdnionlon.
Edmonton    M. llonlc, -lai Lorno stroot, Norwood, Kdmonton,
Fornio   ,,. 1). Hoon, Fornio, IL C. ,t
Frank  O, Klcol, Frnnk, Altn.
Ifnamr-r    .7.  Ayr*», TloRnmr,  Tl. C,
IllllcreHt  ....... J. O, .Inuotr, HIllcruHt, Alia,
T.ftbbrliluo   L.   Monro.   .*».   O.   11«.  LptlilirldRO. Altn.
Lillo    W. L. KvniiH, Lille, Frank, Altn.
Mnplo Loaf .... M,  (lllilay,  Maplo Loaf,  Ilollovuo, Alta.
Michel    M. Illrrc-ll. MJolicl. II. C.
Police FlatHi .... Noll  nuiican,  PuhhIiuik,  llollnvun, Alta.
PnRHbtirg     llnrry Smith, Pni-aburg. Altn.
Royal Collieries. Charles Smith, Tlojal CoWory, I^llibridKi', Altn.
fDrnthonnn     A. fthnw, ntrrilhonnn, Mtn.
Tabor   William HiuhcII, Tnbor, Alta.
Tnbor     H. .Irown, Taber, Alln.
puissance de ces grandes assises in-
terna'tionales dii travail minier.'
•A tous ces delegues, a tous ces
frere's. de travail et de combat pour
la grande cause des mineurs, salut et
fraternite.
Que leur sejour parmi nous soit
emproint de la ..plus grande, de la
plus genereuse cordialitc, car a leur
rotour dans leurs pays respectifs, il
faut qu'ils emportent pour les mineurs
beiges une reelle et sincere affection,
Le congres de Bruxelles durera cinq
jours. II commencera le Hindi 8 aout,
a 10 heures du matin, pour finlr lo
vendredi 12 dans'l'apres-dincr.
Jusqu'a prosont il nous ost impossible d'indiquer quello sera la representation eft'octive* de chaque pays
mniltr. Nous manq'uons de rensolgne-
monls cortains, exacts a cot oi?ai*d,
Ccpoiidant II nous ost permls dc
dlro quo cetto nnneo a causo do
Rruxellos les deleguo's soront plus
nombi'oux. La Franco, I'Allemngue ot
l'Angletori'o surtout comptoront un
nombro beaucop plus considerable do
roprosentanls.
Quant a la Dolginuo, il rosulto de
co quo nous nvons apprls, quo le clilf-
fro do deloguos sora Bonslblomont plus
olovo quo lors dos congros procodents.
Chaquo basBin houlllor, en of fat, aura
fall un grand offort pour avoir uno
representation soricuso, do tello sorto
quo notro pays occuporn aii congros la
placo qu'll merlto et qu'il dovralt toujours occupor.
En co qui concerno los debats, In-
utile do dlro quo los Ilolgos y pron-
dront part d'uno facon dos plus.lion-
orablOB. Ils auront dos raprortniu-B
sur chaquo quoHtion portoo'a Vordro
du jour, On pout done otro cci-kiin
quo la causo dos inlnoui'H flora do-
fonduo avoc Intolllgonco el formoto,
rOuvrlor Mlnour. publlora dans sons
prochaln numero lo complo rondii
complot ct dotalllo du congros, II
doiiiioni lo texto dos nippnilN (|iii
auront oto prosont oh iiIiihI quo los
l-ostiliitloiiH tellos qu'clli-H aui'oul olo
nilnilsos par lo congi'OH.
Noiih pouvoim iloiKi dlro dos
iiiijoiinl'liiil n nos hiiiIh cl lcclouni t\\w
l.'Ouvrloi' Mlin'ttr fnru tons hch of fori h
pour leu Hiitliifalro uu point do vun
ib1 on qui iiiiin oii- illt, full cl vote
ii cot luipnrtiiiil t'trnvjon.
HI tiiri I tt I i-liii tl t ii I'oi'livrn ihiiii' rem-
pill' In bi'llo ct nolilo liiclm i|ill nous
ll-'.-ili'llce, ccllc dn In il(«fciiBc cl iill
■trluiuplii)     des     i'-.-veiiillcallnnH   dos i
lIllllCIII','*,
.MiiIh pour y inrlvm* plim iiIhoik ul.
cl plii't. niiilili'iui'iii, ii'inilillmiM pan
<iu'il  i'n ii I   plun que jiiiualH piiillqiici'
Les journaux de mercredi matin
annoncent que les patrons des mines
de la region d'Invin" vont avoir re-
cours a la Justice (?)"pour briser la
greve "qui dure depuis la fin du mois
de mars, lis vont faire* arretcr les
plus actifs parmi les grevistes, et quelques chefs d'union sous l'accusation
de conspiration. ,.
Malgre tous les efforts des po-
licers et d'agents provacateurs pour
creer du desordre et donner ainsi une
excuse aux patrons pom- deniander que
le gouvernement envoie des soldats
sur les lieux, les mineurs' sont restes
paisibles et les patrons ont du payer
$5 par jour, pour-un millier ou plus
de policiers fournis par les sherifs des
cbmtes ou il y * a    des ouvriers civ
greve. Cette greve menace de. ruiner
les patrons et ne pouvant vaincre les
ouvriers sur le terrain ecohomique ils
■vont maintenant.changer de tactique
et combattre les ouvriers, sur le terrain politique ou ils sont surs d'avance^
d'avoir le concours de tous les of'
fleers', du gouvernement, los ouvriers
avant betement elu leurs ennemis au
pouvolr. •* „   ,
Les cxploiteurs donnent des lionnes
lecons aux ouvriers qui malheureuse-
de .ces jours ils se meltront a faire
ils comniencent a comprendro et. un
prennent lentement. Mais peu a peu
meiit sont dos mauvais cloves et, ap-
un nettoyage on regie,—L'Udcs T.
Nothing 4'more barbarous was ever
countenanced among civilized people
than the practice which still obtains
in .Scotland of sending children out
Ot doors in all weathers barefooted.
The custom arose out of the poverty
of the.people. *The soil'of Scotland
is poor and the'climate rigorous, and,
previous to the development of her
mineral resources and the building
up of her industries, the'inhabitants
were steeped in the deepest poverty.
At that time it was perhaps justifiable
to make a virtue of necessity and to
claim that tlie privations.which they
endured in their youth made Scotchmen a hardy race. But these condi:
tions no longer obtain. True the
workers -are still miserably poor, but
they are not worse off than their fellows In England, France, Germany,
or any other industrial country. As
wealth increases tlie habits and customs of a people change, and tlie improvement in tlio condition of the
workers has been reflected in Scotland in a-falling off in the number of
children to be seen barefooted in the
streets. The sight is still all to common,  however.
Speaking as one who has suffered
it,' nothing could be more miserable
than to' go through a winter's day
barefooted. Never for one moment is
the unfortunate, victim comfortable.
The intense cold causes tlie skin to
crock into little bleeding sores, called
"hacks,", the feet and legs become
red with a tinge of blue, and the tone
of the whole body is reduced to a
permanent condition of shiver. Only
by incessant activity is life rendered
supportable, and if by any chance
one cannot run about, resort must be
had to such expedients as standing
inside one's cap with the soles and
as much of the upper part of the feet
covered as the size of the cap will
permit. Tlie child, thus miserably clad
is a splendid subject for the exercise
o[ 'the cruelty of degraded' school
teachers. Well does ' the writer remember one such monster whose special delight it was, if * a'barefooted
child should happen to, be late on a
frosty morning to "punish" the offender by laying about with "the taws"
on the almost raw feet and legs' of
the; victim.     - "     o
Fortunately, as I have said, the custom is waning, and it is only" the children1 of the drunken, tlie "degraded,
and people who through want'' of
work are so absolutely poor as to b*i
unable to provide boots; that are "now
to'be seen barefooted. These children * are, or should be, a charge on
the rates. In many "cases they are
suT3olied^with-==bootsj=b'i*,==the=-relie,v.iii,T=
officer of the parish in which they
reside.' This may explain the following extract from the Glasgow Herald
of July 1, 1910:
'Bare Feet and Cruelty to Children.
Dr. 'William Cullen,' Garngad district medical officer under Glasgow
Parish Council, In a report dealing
with the Children Act from a medicnl
point of view, makes some interesting
observations on the question of sending children out with bare feet being
regarded as cruelty within the meaning of the act. He states that the
habit of going with the feet bare is
something of a national custom in
Scotland, and if less seen now. than
several years ago, that is solely because of the changing customs of tho
people, and in no sense due to any
adverse influence that it ever had
on the health. He points out that in
three separate industries in one part
of Glasgow adult young women can
be seen ..daily, summer and winter,
going lo their employment with their
feet bare. During 20 years' parochial
experience in that neighborhood he *
had never heard it suggested that
tliey were* physically any the worse
for it. He concludes by saying that
to interfere with children running out
of doors, even in midwinter, with bare
feet, as an ovidence of cruelty, and
with no other ovidence of cruelty in
their treatment, is a direct and uncalled for interference with the' liberty
of .lhe subject.
The liberty of the subject! It would
not 1 e an unwarranted interference
with the liberty * of* tho sub joe. I
think, to compel Dr. Cullen to "run
about" for a day in midwinter barefooted. And if it is good for young
women ln three scpniato industries
to go lo work barefooted, summer and
winter, it must lie good for young
women In other industries, and in no
industries, to go to work, or to go
visiting, shopping, lo church, and to
chapel barefooted. Why does not Dr.
Culeln advocate a return lo Spartan
conditions, and. claim tliat no "adverse influence" on'thc health of children would result if they*'were sent
out bare-naked to run aboni, even in
mid-winter. But Dr. Cullen is only
a product of the times. Apologists
can be found for any abuse.
Slavery had Its apologists-, it was
good for the slave; serfdom had its
apologists, it was good for I he "serf;
.wage-slavery has its apologists, it is
good yfor the. wage-slave.
The hapless, barefooted child needs
Socialism, the women wlio trudge to
work barefooted, summer and winter,
need Socialism, the adult male work-"
er who sweats and shivers from' year's
end to year's ends need Socialism,
the.whole working class needs Socialism. Come thon, workers, rally to
the standard of the S. L. P., and put
an end to capitalism with all its horrors. SOUTH, SIDE.
FLUNKEYS AND TIPS.
But One of the  Channels  In  Which
Wealthy, Squanderer Profits.
. Under the heading "Womens' Political Methods," Colliers Weekly 'for
August 20, devotes two pages of an*
ffvlniigivo nrlif-lp. nn llif> WmnnnR'
suffrage campaign in the states of
Washington,. Oregon, North Dakota
and Oklahoma. The article is illus- *
trated with ■pictures of a group of
suffrage workers at tlie summit of
Mt. Rainier, where they planted the
"Votes for Women" banner lost year,
and.with portraits of prominent.' workers In the suffrage cnu.se. Tlie suf->
fnige workers declare 'Hint Colliers
article will bo ii great boost for tlieir
cause. '   '
■., It used lo bo that, the man In the
hotol to whom tho lip was glvon kept
tlio monoy; but. lho tipping businoss
hns taken on the trust proclivity, and
very littlo of tho monoy lingers  In
tlio pockets of tho man who first re-
celvos it,   Coat-room privileges In tho
larger hotels soil from ?r>,000 tn ¥10,-
000 por yenr, and  ono  hotol  Is reported to havo rocolvod as high as
$50,000 for Us combined privileges let
to   tip   colloctors,     Notwithstanding
thoso high prlcoB paid, tbo mon owning tho tip-stands gather In moro than
$100,000 from the gonorous guostB, The
tip privileges for vehicles at tlio front
mid sldo doors of hot old soil at. from
$1,000 to $10,000 a yonr.   Tho doorman
has a day mid night watch mul roups
a rich harvest from both.   Tho door-,
mnn goUt from 2i~> coiiIk Iir $1   from
onch of IiIb wealthy visitors,    It. Is
said thnt a man pnld rffio.oort a year
for tlio tips for chocking garmenth at
ono hotel alono.   Tlio prlvllogo of the
dining  room  and   roHliiuriint   (Iiim  Is
Bold nl an ouoi'moiis flguro.   Tho lie
(llvldiiiil  wallers  lmvo  lo tmn  whnt
thoy gel in to lho licud waiter nnd ho
lo tho ihiiii thai is at the head of the
tipping Inn*!.   I.Vi-n Hie elnviil-ii' bn>*n
hnve to glre llicii' pennies nml dimes
In in tlm trust iiciisury,   Willi scurcc-
ly nn exception nil lhe lend iioi'Icih
nf holelH  have retired  weallhy  I'niin
the  lips   which   I hey   lnko   from   nil
iiiiilci- |iur.( iii.    No iiiaih.T wim i-i-ih
I lie money, llie'fi-r- bus in find its wny
lo lhe licud purler.-■I-Vrdiniiliil '', lie
Klolmrl, I),    I J..    In    "The   ChilMlitii
■Herald."
DON'T FEAR CATALOGUE HOUSES.
Do you experience, difficulty in
handling your own personal finances?
Do you not sometimes wish, that you
hnd a few dollars in Iho Hank to full
bnck upon?
Deposit one dollnr lu tho Hank of
Hamilton today—n small sum, but
large onough to boar Interest; and it
will speedily accumulate moro, onco
you 'havo commenced to savo.
J7R. LAWRY, AQent
FERNIE
HEAD OFFICE
HAMILTON,
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FULL COMPOUND INTEREST
PAID ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
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j liiiiriihmi  which  ovists  Inrmdy  ii>  Hie I
j iniiiuliiiiliiiii   of  iho   frightened   om-n.
. Llm- ii  iii-l.-t- in  ilie dill li, It  UMi.iUy
; prim-u liiiiiiilrhK when nm down iiml
; Invciillgiiicd.    Anil  llko  the one  wiin
. u* , t..   in       , i ,    i i.i*    .,,,,,-.,    ,.-     r i -.
off finding out   how  hni nil-ns  ll   is-,
tho mon) nliirnicil lw I-ccoiii'-k.
Xo rotiill dealer need bo afraid of
cilnlo'-tiK- houso competition If ho nl-
IhikIh to IiIh own business properly,
TlirH" Institutions nre here, nnd likely
V.'ll! !><*• for many y- an- fn -'nine.
Theii' IiiihIiichh Iuis hiov.ii during the
|i.-i>i   \i-ir or twn   it   l>.'  I run   bill   [unit
,'lbly   lint*t(.i  the  KilNC  i \telit   llllll   ie-
Vi1 n\ ihum U"*i' uiliicurq compr'niM
onl In force, in pnlsmuife t-iie rcr-nli*
I'oignniHMtlou Intermitl'*nnlo II y n
lim^ti'inp.-) i|ii'il,N hcniii'iit, l*;iiw*iniH ii
it nn -1 i-t ii .r leur noil dmiH iIuh i.'oinll-
I'.otis  IncmyiibU'i,  mills licliui 11  n'eii
v-.-H       i*,i,i      i»,,,,-,.,      I. *tii.i i, i\-,       tinn- ,,.
tmvnilio coiiiini- lo dcnilor dos ttogics
ot'1 dos foi cats snns songor quo s'il
lo vnulalt sa Uwlw si rndo ot si duro;
hoii exlHitoiH'c si miilhourouso dlspnnil-
trait commc la uolgo nu snloll pour
fulro placo a un regime molllotir, plus
-.''•!:., i I'i* fra'oniol. (Yrtc.i d"-.i
temps luollleiirs vlendroiu, Au fur et
it lii«'mi'' 'JU" it'HK m.-inronn, ]o* < ,;•
vcitux .Vou--re at it in Jiimicio mn it
pen pi-nctre dans b-nr osprlt ct i-linst-'«' tall trade through regulnr denlers lia:i
1'oI.m tiill-- /jnl y rcgnn. fioubnl!Oir« j lliu* wt-d. Wi- be]:i xo that any tb :d-
>\iw ci'iii- liiiriU-ii* ilevlenne nvcnginii't" ■ t-r wiib u fnlr iimouiii of t;ii*npilim
blciiloi. car II e.sl temps (|u'iiirlvi<i:t | In his niiilio-iip cnn easily and mic-
pour Wut itouill* uis tl'.ii jour* de jni'-, j < .•h^fulJy tli Ive laoht of the i iiiii|o*,ii-'
du blwuaii.- cl i!.o llbcuu. l.'Ovur.<.i. . l.au.c lm..ii*.'..;. -,nn of lii.i l-jul'mi.
j Mlneur, , "Tho Commercial."
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L'O hut llo.-itutc in -,u.Uc tu itltti HuiUc ii,xU\\
with a dbpoait of it jiin^lo dollar to open a
haviny-j account.   Not only tlooa tho Hoinu
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if    I'M
pay.*. Full Compound Interest on nil amount.!
ovor ono dollar. Thoro is no formality in
opening a savings account—merely register
your ■tume and take your pA„.-> book.
JOHN  ADAIR.
Manager Fernie  Dank.
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PAGE EIGHT
THE DISTRICT, LEDGER, FERNIE, B.C, SEPTEMBER 10, 1910.-
-'."   •> -o*.   •--■
HERE  AND THERE
J. \\ . Faulkner, of Coleman! is in
the city sitting for steam engineer's
certificate.
The winner of the horse holding
ticket Xo. 362 was John Loxton of
Fernie, B. C.
Mr. and Mrs. John O'ltourke and
children of McGillvray, B. C, spent
Labor day in Fernie.
There was no meeting of the city
council on Thursday night being postponed until tonight, Friday.
Mrs. James Norgrove will receive
on .Wednesday next for the first
time in Fernie from 3 to*'6.
Letcher's auotmobile tried to make
Elko this week but the chaffeur could
not make the Morrissey grade. Ha!
Ha!
Andrew Sutherland and J. McKay,
tbe provincial government inspectors,
are holding examinations in the prov-
. lncial  offices  for those who are sitting for steam engineer's certificates.
The Ladles' Aid Society of the
Baptist church will hold a salo of
home-cooked food on Saturday, September 17th, afternoon and evening,
in the storo next to Bleasdell's drug
store.
The  music    in    Knox  church  for
Sunday evening will be anthem  .
the Light of Day," by Fred Schilling,
and violin solo, "Intermezzo of Cav-
nlleria Rusticana," played by Mr.
Ramsay.
On Tuesday Kditor Smyth of the
Moyie Leader paid us a fraternal
visit after a little holiday jaunt taking
in the Labor Day celebration and expressed his surprise at the marvelous growth of the past two years.
Services in the Methodist church
at Coal Creek will be conducted next
Sabbath by the pastor, Rev. Mr. Best.
Mr. Best has been away to Spokane
visiting his sister for a week' and is
expected back today.
Tf this meet Lhe eye of Alfred
Howlett, who left Carndiiff, Sask,
•iboui 10 months ago, he is earnest1}-
requested to write to I. L. Murdoch,
Cochrane, Alta., when he will learn
of something to his interests.
The Epworlh League of the Methodist church will give a social in the
school room of the church next Monday evening at 8 o'clock. A most
enjoyable evening is promised and a-
cordial invitation is Issued to the
-young people.
Several   Punjaubi,  who  are  in  the
employ of the Elk Lumber company,
reported  to  tho  provincial  police on
Wednesday that, during their absence
from   the   shack   * they    occupy   had
beeii   broken   into   and   both,, money
■ and clothing stolen.
_-School trustees,  G. It. Boulloii,  A.
\s. ljiijuaruir-aiiu—>v-.—o.—utauicj*—will-*
leave on  Sunday morning's C. P. R.
passenger, to   attend   the   convention
of  the   Provincial; Trustees  at  Kelowna,   the beautifully situated  town
on the Okanogan lake.
Very complimentary remarks have
been made of the excellent write-up
by the Calgary Herald's correspondent of the Carver-Lombard mill and
tlie suggestion is offered that if discovered tliat he officiate as referee at
tho next glove  contest.*
Next Sunday will be Pastor
Spidell's last ■ Sunday in Fernie. At
11 a, m. lie will . speak on "Unrealized Ideals," and 7:30 p. m. he
will give his parting message, the
subject being "An Optimistic Outlook."   All aro welcome,
Dave Keith, whose death at Slow-
art, n, jC, was reported last week,
will be remembered by many Fornie-
itos as a jolly nnd woll llkod porson-
ago. Dave waa an exceptionally good
carpenter and his familiar faco will
be recalled at tlio Napanee, where ho
usually mado his homo.
The glovo contost was won by
Carver, who administered tho blow
that knocked out Lombard In lho
t.hlrteonih round, Oo'-go O'Mrien
acted ns referee. It was originnlly
letnndod to have in rounds but Lombard, did nol fool omuii to lho occasion
. Messrs. Letcher and ' Hutchinson
have secured the contract'of supplying the Grand Trunk railway with
ties.    . '. .   > .
,, -.Mrs. E. Bodrnan was down to visit
Mr.' Bodman last week and we are
pleased to say that Ernie is doing
nicely.
Miss Florence Davis returned to
Vancouver on Wednesday via C. P. R.
where she* will take a position- as
stenographer.
* Mr. James Easton and family, for
several years respected citizens of
Fernie,, left for the coast last week,
wnere they will in future reside!
Mrs. William Moore of Los Angeles, who has been visiting her brother, W. S. Stanley, leaves for home
on Saturday"* via. Vancouver and
Seattle.  ' - '"'"'■
A number of the ministers from
the general conference of the Methodist church recently held at Victoria,
have stopped off during the week to
see the city and inspect the church
here. Rev. Mr. Lett of Smith Falls,
Ont,, ,was here' on Sunday and
preached in the evening to a large
and appreciative audience. Wednesday evening Rev. Mr. Greatrix of
Bel ville, Ont.; Rev. C. W. Watch of
Perry Sound, Ont.; Rev. Thomas
Lawson of Areola, Sask.; Rev. and
Mrs. H. M. Manning of Whitby, Ont.
Rev. J. E. Lane of Arden, Man.; ami
Rev." and Mrs. ,W. W. Adamson of
Carman, Man., paid us a visit. These
persons represent church and conferences which gave most liberally
toward (he relief and rebuilding of
the church here' following the • fire
and all expressed themselves as well
pleased with the work done, with
the progress of the city and with the
outlook for the future.
DEFYING THE DOLLARS
MONEY
BAGS     FAIL    TO
CARPENTER.
MOVE
An   Amusing   Battle   At  a   Resort  of
Fashion. '
Not in the least overawed by their
riches, a humble New Jersey carpenter has hurled defiance at his millionaire neighbors, --and a humorous
battle is being waged in consequence.
The scene is laid at the fashionable
New Jersey seaside resort of Sea-
bright. The carpenter, is Jim Allgor,
who is the only poor' man living in
Rumson-road, the most exclusive,
thoroughfare in * that aristocratic
summer resort, and he has "revolutionary'* and Socialistic views," which
aro very offensive to his millionaire
neighbors.. The carpenter is -one of
Soabrighl's oldest inhabitants and he
purchased  the ground  on which  his
GLASGOW* AGENT   IS
7 TOURING  CANADA
Says'30,000   Settlers   Will   Arrive   in
Canada From Scotland  Next
Year. ° -
The
"House stands many years SgoT
When the big Wall street men made
their headquarters ,in Seabright they
strongly objected' io having a carpenter for a neighbor, and thought it
would be an easy matter to remove
him. Now tliey have realized their
mistake, for Allgor was proof against
the almighty, dollar," and "when they
tried to buy him out said that'he
was-very well suited where he was.
Amongst tho inhabitants of Rumson-
road are Messrs. George Jay Gould,
II. M. Alexander, Stanley Fargo,
Ogdcn Mills Reid, Jacob Schiff,,and
Louis Wolff (of the big Wall street
house of Kuh'n, Loeb nnd Company),
and when they erected thoir palatial
"summer cottages" Allgor was not
slow to turn their presence to account, They wero horrified when he
built a bungalow on his property,
which ho used for tho sale of Icecreams, He did a vory profitable
businoss with lho servants from tlio
big houses, and added to tho enormity of his offenso by erecting a huge
Rkysinu advertising his Ices. Thoso
thlngfl woro hnd enough, but* when
ho commenced to build a bowling
alloy in the roar of his premises,
Tlio Wrath of the Millionaires
boiled ovor, Pressure was brought
lo boar on tho mnyor, who wnrnod
lho carponlcr that ho would not bo
granted a pormll for a bowling alloy,
riio hifi-oiiRi'd uKi' (if iho telpphon-'i mi(1- nt lho anmo time, iho million-
Horvlco   is   clearly   ilomonstrated  by I •■■■''•» Mirentonod  thoir sorvnnls thnt
the difference ol' bulk in thu direct, i anyone found patronizing Minor's Ico
ory of subscribers hIuco lust, year, It, \ i'i*'-imiH would bo illsr-liurgod. This
Is -10 por cnnl bigger tlmn Its pre-
docoBHor, Tho sorvlco litis now boon
(ixlonded throughout lho Kootonnys
nnd connect Ions nro mndo with nil
llu1 ofi'icoH in Albiiriit opcrniod by
tlio govoi'i'iiii'-'iit  of tlmt province*,
Anyone having any old homo-shoes,
mills, broken chiilim, or any oilier
Hcrnp mol al for snlo should ndvlsn
nny nfficlnl of llio- local I. O, O. l-\
The paco sot Inst Wednesday ovoning
rnllior diminished tho supply and In
order lo keep his "MiittorliiHkl" In
■-.nixl trim It Ih necessary that, ho be
well fed. Next. Wednesday evening
Ih firm diigron night and there will
bo Hometliliig doing, Tlm attoiidtince
Is increasing nn fnsl thnt more Kent-
1 iik ncconimniliitloiis will bo required
very Hoon.
The ifiinou iihhIkiii'iI for tho mines
being Idle so lunch lately Ih tho short-
ago of cars,    Wo two Informed thnl
was n check for tho carpontor, but
ho is a man of resource, and by way
of revenge ho hired a band of gypsies
In enmp In IiIh groundH and hung 'out
a huge board advertising thu plucu
lo lot lo ii lnrgo fnmlly of negroes--
no other tenniilH would lie considered.
HuiiiKoii-roiid shuddered wllh horror,
and' IrlPil all milliner of monns to
eject this object lonnble neighbor.
Then came iho day when tho Church
nl' SI, (ioorgo'H was dedicated, and
the town wns flllod with f-iHlilrninhlo
peoplo. The carpontor, says tlio
"Chronicle," .secured n large t'tock of
soiled iiinlcrclnlhlng from tho local
flsliermen, nnd, labeling onch one
wllh Ihe mi mo of a Ituiiuioii-niad millionaire, hiuiK Hioin up for mile In
his Kiirdpii as souvenirs of Hoiihrlghl.
Taking I liv law Into tliolr own hands,
lhe inlllloiiiili'ps raided thn priMiilHcK.
and cut down this display, nud took
Ihero nrn pnictlcnlly fi0 bridges nml I »•'« hiiiiiiiii»iihi'h iiRiilnHt Allgor iih n
eiilverlH on tho ({real Northern tliut i nulKiim-o. Allgor. took nut itohh-hiiiii-
if-.|iili*(- repiilrlim* owing to the dnm- j hkiiihoh for troHpiiKH, nnd llio cases
HK--M wrought liy tho terrible forest; are mill ponding, The cnrponlPi* bad
fins that swept through tho north-j a numbor of pastors printed offering
orn states recently thus crippling tlm i "• i'****.''*i «-i ••-•■ im li-iutm.iiio«
ttuimiiu.iat.'uti .lvii,tiliti,.i,Li, lu lU-\ v'll,rh ••"■"■™ h-n,X 1f1 Dw .*n*e*-t of nny
western divisions, lt Ih expected thnt :ltumnnn*rnnd rnlUlniinlro nn nny chnrgo
two weeks henco condlllonH will as-1 but IiIh crowning Insult wnB attained
'After.an absence' of over three
years,* during whicli time , he * has
filled the; position of Canadian government em'migration agent at Glasgow, Scotland, Malcom Mclntyre,
formerly immigration agent and customs officer in Strathcona, returned
to that city' yesterday on ' the .'afternoon train from the south,
Mr. Mclntyre is making, a tour of
Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific with a, view to. better informing himself with regard to conditions
here which he realizes have changed
to a great extent during the three
years of his absence in Scotland. The
knowledge whicli he will-gain of
Canada and the conditions offered
to the.British immigrant at the present date,- he will, be able to use to
good advtantage. in connection with
the work of his department at Glasgow, which he declares is increasing
at a remarkably rapid rate.
To a Journal reporter, who interviewed him in Strathcona last evening, Mr. Mclntyre stated that 30,000
would be a very conservative estimate of the number . of Scotch settlers who will leave * their native
shores for Canada. during the year
1910.
"Last year the, number of emigrants
frem Scotland to Canada was 14,000
and while the number Is considerably
more than doubled this year, the emigrants are also of a -class better
suited to the conditions that are to
be, met with in the Dominion," said
Mr. Mclntyre, who is -in a position
to speak with authority with regard
to the class of settlers, being an, inspector of all' the steamships that
carry emigrants from the port of
Glasgow to Canada.
"Canada is draw'ng settlers from
practically all parts of Scotland," he
continued. "A short time ago I conducted an investigation for the ^purpose ■ of ascertaining if there were
any districts in which.emigration to
Canada was unknown and found that
while the.movement is practically
general, the districts lying along the
west coast are furnishing the smallest
number' of prospective settlers to
Canada."
The Government's Policy.
Speaking of the policy of the Can-'
adian department* of immigration as
carried out in the.office at Glasgow,
Mr. Mclntyre stated that no settlers
are encouraged to come to Canada,
but those who are willing to go onto
land and develop the agricultural resources of the country. While a number of artisans and skilled workmen
of practically every, class are., constantly making their way to Canada,
they come of their own free will, not
1JeiiTg^fi^in^Td~in7any"^\^jf~B>'"~tii"e"
department. On the other hand, booking agents are offered inducements to
book for passage.men who are willing
to take up farm work in Canada, and
women who arc willing to enter domestic service, and information with
regard to the agricultural possibilities
oi the Dominion is freely supplied,
Men wlio..are willing to take up employment on railway construction
work are also encouraged to emigrate.
Mr. Mclntyre stated that just at
present a largo number of people
from Australia are touring Great
llritain doing, publicity work for. their
own country ns they proceed. As yet
Australia has not as large a numbor
of emigration ngoncles established
ns has Canada, but Australians are
becoming rapidly alert to the possibilities of publicity, and aro diverting a large number of emigrants from
tho Hritish Isles to their shores.
"As yot, however, Canada stands
first in-tho "minds of the Britisher
In search of opportunities," said Mr.
Mclntyre, "and wo of tho emigration
offices In tho old coimtry, realize that
our problem is to keep tho tide of
emigration turned this way, to keop
Canada In tho minds' of tho people,"
As a particular instanco of the zenl
of tho Australian in recruiting Bottlers for his own country, ho told of
a visit of tho Promlor of West Aus-
trnlln to Glasgow, accompanied by
tho high commissioner of lho country. Tho pronilcr spent sovoral days
In tho city and whilo thoro tlio gronl-
or pnrt of his tlmo wns spoilt In the
offlco of a booking ngont interviewing
people who expressed an Intorost In
AuBtralln nnd a posslblo doslro lo go
there to llvo,
Australians nrn beginning to rcnllzo
that tlio Hyslom adopt od by Cnnndlnn
emigration agonts hi nn offoctlvo ono
nnd tliey nro ninkliig In a quiet way
cIoho observations of Canadian moth-
oils, Mr. Mclntyro stated tliut this
Hiiinmor thorn Ib nn AitHtrnllnn pub.
llclty man touring' Cnniuln wllh (IiIh
ond In vlow.'
After Bpomling a short. I lino In
Hi ml boon n and lho dlHtrlcl, Mr. Mc
Inlyrn will go to thn coiiHt for n brief
visit, nnd on IiIh wny back to Montreal
will Klnp at sevoriil places whero he
will bo nblo to gain Infornml.lon Mint
should bo nf viiluo In blm In IiIh work,
Mo saw mnny changes In Mm oily of
Htrnthronn since ho left It throo yours
ago, and remarked on tho rapidity
with which Dw country botwoon
ainiilicoiia iuul Cnlgnry Iuul filled up
with hoMIpi'h nnd boon dovolopod In
Mint Hhort Hpnco of tlmo.
BUSINESS LOCALS
?SNE$t TRACING
The Store of Good Values
CO
Limited
We are headquarters ■ for quality
Grqceries," and our -price's are ' the
lowest ^Toti can save money'by allowing us to cater to your table'wants.
It's hot what you earn, but,wliat you
save, that counts. "We can save you*
money.
Alberta Government Creamery Butter, '
3 lbs. for,.. $1.00
Magic and "White Star Baking Powder,
per tin >.15c
Staon Shoe Blacking,'3 tins :' .25c,
Ogilvie Rolled Oats, 8-lb." bags... .35c
20-oz. Canada First Cream, per tin, 10c
"White Swan Laundry Soap, carton 6
bars .- 20c
"B. C." Pure Cane Sugar,. 20-pound
sacks   ........ ..$1.30
GROCERY SPECIALS POR
SATURDAY.
Large California Pi*unes)r_4 lbs. ...25c,
Table Syrup, 5-lb.* tins . 777..- 30c
Salada Tea, regular 50c• special..35c
Sherriff's Jelly Powders, 4 pkgs. 7.25c
Lowney's Breakfast Cocoa, ■-1/4-pound ,
tins   -.'.". -.'.   7. .10c
. '^-pound tins 20c
"LION BRAND" BOY'S CLOTHING
is built to stand the test of time and
the. play ground. It's cut and-shaped
with care; double seats, knees and
elbows,'that's why "Lion Brand" lasts
so,long and gives such satisfaction. *
Prices, let's talk it over iri the presence of the goods. *■
Special value in a Boy's 2-piece
Norfolk.Suit' for Saturday selling.
Regular $3.25, Special  .$2.35
. "HAKES LIFE'S WALK EASY"
'tKAM-IUa-C
.   Step into a pair of Crossetts and- see .
:how comfortable stylish shoes .can be.
The new Crossetts include all the different leathers,*each model, theperfec-
3 tion of snappy style. ...$5.50 to $6.50..*
Arriving daily our Pall and Winter
stock of-Men's Solid Leather Working
,   Shoes   in   the   following well-known
makes: - •*" -
"Ledrie," "Cote," "McCready,"
"Artisan."
Each line the best of its kind,1 while
our prices based on equal quality cannot be duplicated elsewhere; $2.25 Up.
Ladies' French Kid Gloves, made by
■ one of   the   most . celebrated French
manufacturers.   Every pair made from
fine selected light weight * skins.   Ex-.
•Jremely clastic arid pliable.   In Black,
Brown and Tans.
.,   Saturday Special, per pair..'... ,90c
• . Ladies' Wido Ribbed Stockings,
■made of the'fincst quality Llama wool,'
good vweight for Fall and Winter. Full
fashioned and shaped in knitting. We
positively guarantee this the best wearing stocking at, per pair*.  50c
Ladies', Flannelette Gowns. Body
made of good English Flannelette with
good heavy-nap. Cuffs and, collar
trimmecU with, all linen torchon  lace
and made .good, full size $1.00
.. ' Children's Natural. Colored Fleece-   '
Lined'Sleepersr"with feet.      The, best
ancl most' comfortable sleeper for Fall'  •
7and Winter wear.-Ages 1'to 10 years    •
' old ...... v '..'... .65c, 70c, 85c .--.
■•-. LADIES' READY-TO-WEAR.
We invite your inspection   of   our   -*■
advance showing of Fall and' Winter -
*, modes. " Suits, Costumes and Dresses .
gathered from' the leading fashion cen-
. ters insuring you tlie latest and most
up to date creations in botlv style and
material. *,
We invite your "inspection o'f our ,
showing of Fall and Winter Dress
Goods and Suit Materials. All the *
newest and- most favored cloths, including' the following. weaves:
Diagonals, Wale,.Serge, Armure, Basket Weave and Chiffon "Broadcloth.
■■■ ' Our   Dressmaking   Department   is
1 now prepared to. accept your orders
for September delivery.    You" are in- •
vitcd to call ' and   discuss .with Mrs.
Davy the most favored styles and ma-.
terials for Fall and Winter wear.
 ■ , , " ■
LADIES'  UNDERWEAR.   .
Ladies' Vests and Drawers, made of
fine combed cottonjand - very'  close *'
ribbed;    beautifully    finished    cuffs,  ,
neck and waist bands, in fact, the.garment !*will give the best of wear."
Each   .. ..■ '  35c   '
\ xj
COLORED WRAPPERETTES.
A cloth- suitable for the  fall and'
winter season   for   wrappers, house-
dresses,-'skirts'and children's dresses.
A good, heavy cloth with a nice, warm
fleece, in a vast variety,of colors and,. •
, shepherd checks.   7 yards .*..'.. .$1.00 "■
kkkkkkkkkkick*kkkk*kkkkkkk**-****JW1W*>(W***-***W*-*^
FERNIE STEAM .LAUNDRY
and DYE WQRKS      '
LAUNDRY NOW OPEN .
Dyeing and cleaning department
open September 15th. , Fine work at
reduced prices.   "Union Labor.'' .
WORKS, PELLAT AVE.
Phone 173
OP. P. O
Goods called for and delivered
1*****************************+**********************
mitno normnl, whon it. Ik: to ho hoped
thnt the worlt will ho i-omiini'd on
the everv-dnv Iihbv IuihIh,
wlidi ii tow wnolfH iiko ho coiiinioncod
hniirdliiK IiIh Kinnnd up llko n fort.
Tli"   liiinn   ho-mlliiK   now  hIuihIh   np
On   WotUwMlny  liln  Honor,  .Iiui*,'.* ■ m-ci'iiiied  willi mo IciHowiiik linai-rip-
P. K. WHhoii, hold ii Bporlrt! hi-hhIoii
In order to donl with Mm ciiho of
How See, tlio CJhlnnniiui conriotdoil
with the "<lopo" trniifM'-Mnn, hut lum
roBnryod JmlKmeiit until Tiieiidny
noxt owing: tn tho Introduction hy tho
Hon In InrKe 1-vttorn, "Tho poor who
Htoul ko tn prlHon, wlillo Mio rich ko
to Kin ope." An moHt of liln neigh-
liorH ko to Kuropo for lliolr viirnlloiiH.
tliolr feilltiKS n»ny ho InuiRlned nn
thoy motor up to town. Florro three-to
counsel for the defondnnt Sherwood i in t-mr down tlie off'-nhl-.*, hlun lmv<
Ilorolimer. of n torrmlcnlliy nn to Mio j linen mndo, hut tho enrpontnr Kiinrds
Interpret ut mn of thn word nnl«.   To J lilt* pnipi-Hy ntula and day. und Iniu
tho laymen MiIh would bo an onay
matter to solve, but In mat torn K'R-»1
i phrnnoology Ih vr»ry much of tlio
•now you hoo It, now you don't n,,o
It" rtrd-T tho viewpoint or vUlon
v-trylnic with the lawyer's KtntuH in
tho caso I, o. whothor he I* defending
nr pronecutln.*-. D. E. McTaftftart
proRiicutcd.
oven HiK'c.cedcd In nlitnlnln-. polico
prntcrtion. Uo linn built a bonoli In
the Hhndn of tho tionrding on IiIh own
property for the comfort of any dia-
reputnblo podoHtrinn. nnd, nltoKothor.
hfiB mndo bin property a hideou*** Wot
on tho lnndiKftixt nn much admired
by the great men of Wall iilreet.—
NrewB of tho World.
Bohool mipplloH nt Rmldnby'n.
A ripiiliiK nood dnnco Lnbor Dny
nlidit, llriit'o'H hull.
MenilnnnrterB for nrhnnl mippllfiB nt
HJi'nHdoJl'H  UniK  Htoro. i-lit
Cornor lot nnd Iiouho on Cox stroot,
1-loiiHiuitly locntod.   $750 cnBh,
"I .(MHO, tonc-linr, I forgot to buy,"
Ih no oxriiHo, bottor cnll on Suddaby.
Hoys nnd clrlH romombor Hcbonl
i-onintL-ntca on Monday. N7 K. Suddaby..
Cudlm-jo AUcrtdulu pupu, Choice
Htork C, W. Mltcholl. l\ O U2, Hovnl-
ntoko.
(io tn Hlf-nHdoH'D DrtiK Htoro for
school supplied. Hpeclal valued lu
nchoel  ba*_*s. 4-2t
iVn up to yno. W* nro hare to mv»
you money In furniture and stoves,
The Trltos-Wood Co.
Tho Orchestra avIH hold a big, jolly
danco on Labor Day night. Don't fall
to bo thoro.   Tlckots, $1.G0.
Don't forgot tho 8pot to buy furnituro und houso furnishing!*! Ib at tlio
Trlles-Wood Company, Limited.
Save up for iho danco of tho Bcason
Lnbor Day night, Tho orchestra will
buy now music with tbo proceeds.
Huy a Standard Sowing Machlno
nnd b.ivo money. 'Thoy nrn In a clnss
by thomsolvoa, ut tho Trltos-Wood
Compnny, Liniiiod,
Wnntod: Houso cleaning or day labor of nny kind. Mother of flvo children and widow of member of U. M. W.
A, Lonvo word with lt. L. Juno, Uox
ill).
Llston, wo cnn huvo you from 120.00
to $25 on ii Howlng machlno, nnd glvo
you tho best, "Tho Stnndnrd," tho mnchlno that bus thom nil bont, and then
Home.     Tho TrltOB-Wood Co.
Tho Hpeclal foo for joining tho
Uoikliignioii'H Club of $1.00 Bhould bo
tuken ndnintiiKO of boforo it iu withdrawn, Tho tnurnnmont Ih on now
und oulrlcH nro Htlll opon lo thoso
Mint nro eligible.
Two lot ii In bloolc 70, numborod G
mul 7. Ouo a corner lot. TIiIh proporty Ih nil planted with garden truck,
fouci'd ull nround, $1,800 audi, Apply
10. Iliii'per, >M('Phoi'Hon nvonuo,
If yon don't wnnl to bo firing up
ovory hour during tho wlnlnr to koop
from freezing to death, all you havo
fo do Ih to huv n McClnrv brink-lined
Hot IlliiHi, Conl up nt 10 o'clock p, rn.
and Hho in t*,uud for tWi I1I-.1U. 'i'n
ww ul tho Trlfoh-Wood Company,
limited.
Our ltnngefi nro nil fitted with noml-
steel llningH,   Tho greatest Invention
■*-.-.»       -rtWii
oven Ih coiiHtructed of 10-gungo nlcklo
steel, rnnldns Ihe most oven bakers
ou the mnrkot. Thoy have no equal
in quality, flnlBh or prlco. Tho Trltos-
Wood Co., Limited.
FOR   RENT—ROOMS.
TO HUNT—Furnished rooms to
rospoctnblo, quint people. Modern
bouse; centrally located. Apply to
Mrs. W. Hunnnblo, noar Methodist
church,
FOIt IU-:ST—FuiwWM_i mm- with
or without board. Mrs. M. Hoeliel,
opposite Baptist church.
HOUSEKEEPING  ROOMS.
FOR RENT—Two rooms for light
hoiisokecplng with ubo of bathroom,
Apply Lodger Office,
POR SALE—MISCELLANEOUS.
FOU SALE—Recently now $1-10
Dominion Organ, with stool'.* Excol-
lent condition, Prlco $70 cash, Apply
"W. P," Lodger Office.
FOU SALE—IIouro furnituro, stool
rango, two boaloi'H, practically now,
nnd 70 spring rhleknuH. Apply Jamos
lOiiHton, Dnl I on avonuo. " 21 p
FOR SALE—REAL ESTATE.
FOU SALE—A good fruit nnd
chicken niw'h containing about sovon
ncros, together, wllh now Iiouho and
chlckon house and about 200 chickens,
Apply ImY :)58, Nolson, 1), 0.
FOR SALE—Ono cornor lot In
Fornio Annex, 00x120, Apply Mrs. M.
Ilnolxo], rooming house, oppoHito
IlnpllHt church,
FOR SALE—Furnished bonrdlng
Iioubo. Proporty known nn Mm GUI
Hoarding House, Apply Ross & Lnno,
banisters,
DU8INE88 OPPORTUNITIES.
MONEY TO LOAN—A small sum
upon ronl estato socurlty,   Eckstein
k  McTAfoAtt. ii-lt [I,
L08T   AND   FOUND.
LOST—-On Sunday evening botwoon
»t t » ■tt"'       t »      i *.  »,  i .
finger ring, five pearls.   Rowurd by
leaving at Lodgor Offlco.
WANTED—MISCELLANEOUS,
WANTISD-Haullng by contract or
other KiHin work, by man with good
tonm nnd wngon.    City or outsldo.
Addiiiii'A V. lluUlc, V.   O.   IUnbury,
n. c. u-p
An arrest of a prisoner In *, rubbish
heap was described to tho Kingston
Justice*** when Oeorita Warner, 19, ft
rcupucUWu-liHikluH young iair.u, described as a laborer, was charged
with stealing from a garden at the
HTHE most vital improvement in Fit-Reform Suits
this season is—the splendid shoulder effects.
\V7E have created the most becoming models that
have ever been shown—natural, well rounded
shoulders — neither exaggerated in breadth nor
skimped in faddish fashion,
1 r
I7IT-REFORM caters to real men who demand
good taste as well as good style.
XUEi show above the Fit-
Reform Double Breasted
Sack Suit — made chiefly in
Scotch Tweeds — ranging in
price from
$18. to $25,       120
The Crow's Nest Trading Co„
Sole Agents in Fernie
rear of Klngsdown Lodge, Kings-
down rond, Surlilton, ft quantity of
apples, valuo is, fld., tho proporty of
Mr, John Illckoon, who In nt procionf
At the ■soudnlde on holiday. Y, C,
Williams stated ho saw prisoner,
partly concealed from view, hiding In
a heap of rubbish In the garden,
Asked what ho was doing thoro tho
prisoner replied, "I came In for a few
iipvlua a.ud luUtudcd tu null tlim to
get some tea." Upon searching him
ho found' in his pockets flvo and one-
half pounds ot apple.*, which ho admitted hnvlng stolon from tho trees.
Prlsonor, In roply to the Uonch, pload-
pod ' Utility," nnd nnld tlmt hn started
from Tooling to walk to Portsmouth
but on tho Journoy ho altered his
mind and dcclde-d to go to Wales to
get work In tho conl mines there, as
somo frlond t of hia hail done. Ito
took tho apples (0 aell them becauso
hu waa Iiuunvy. Trlaoncr, waa remanded .with a view to his being sent
to,an Institution.

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