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The Official Or-gran of -District No. 18, U. PI. W. of A.
Political Unity is Victory
VOI*. V.   No. 51
FERNIE,   B. C;, July 23rd 1910
$1.00 a. Year
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And Address Trades and Labor Delegates on the Labor Situation-
Law of Compensation
; A large .attendance of the newly-
elected delegates put in an appearance
at the last' regular meeting of tho
Lethbridge Trades and Labor Coun-,
cil with President Tuckweli, who has
.be<en re-elected as president, In, tho
, chair. .,
Fraternal seats ,were „ granted to
President W. Powell and Vice President-C. Stubbs of District IS, U. M.
W. of A'., also President A. Roy of
■ the Bartenders' Union.
After routine business had been dis-
, posed of refreshments were served.   ,
President Tuckweli, after a few introductory remarks, called upon President Powell to address the delegates.
President Powell congratulated tho
Lethbridge Trades and,Labor Council
. for being a live body-of trades-unlon-
1 ists, and it was a source .of gratification _ for him to, hear'.there were 14
"international  labor  unions   affiliated
■ with,, the council and, that the dele-
* gates assembled represented some
1,500 union men in the city of Lethbridge. ' ' • •'• ' •
, They had a great.power which could
be used in' moulding public opinion
locally and nationally and could they
but realize that their union and council meetings were of more importance
■ than even secret societies.or the like,
they would be benefitted to the extent of raising themselves to a higher social plane.'' 7.
-   He regretted workingmen were too*
■ prone to neglect their unions in'favor
* of the hypnotism of baseball or "Jolin-
.sonitls," and they were all" too ready
to leave the work of their organizations.-!0 _be_ carried  on by the few
faithful plodders    who    realized the
- seriousness, and 'importance ' of-   the
labor union. . - * ~,
* There were stirring times ahead for
..organized .labor,  powerful1   and''   unscrupulous .opponents were scheming
"to .defeat* tho;.aims, and object's of the
7unlons and-reduce their strength to,
zero. *"'.•*
- In Prank a "member of the U. M
W. of. A. had been charged with murder after a.coroner's jury had brought
in a verdict, of "accidental deatli."
The case arose out of the unsafe conditions in' the-Prank mines and tho
recent strike which took place when
the union* miners' stood by their
brother who * had been discriminated
against by tho mino officials who
wore eventually forcod to relnstato
tho man now charged with wilful murder. 0
Tho brother concerned was unfortunate enough to havo a car run away
and a man, known as being, unfair to
■ tho union, was killed as a rosult of
tho accident, tho unfortunate man
being at the mouth of tho shaft at
tho tlmo, whicli is nothing moro or
less than a death trap.
Cars ' woro continually running
away in this mine and its dangerous
condition was so apparent to tho cor-
onor's jury, that, added onto their
verdict   of   "accidental death" woro
Two Italians Have Mix-
Up That May Mean
Necktie Party
hunt Sunday morning word roaohort
towii tlmt a mui'ilor had bec-ti committal*! at. .Tnffrny, nnd upon malting en*
-rjtih.es it was ascertained (hat an
Italian section-linnd had boon Blabbed
In two plncoii by ft countryman. Just
.wliiit, wns the causo of lho dlsputo that
ondod ao Irngtcnlly lum not boon din*
covored, tho fact howovor, Ib tlmt. ono
...*.'„ bi U.-" ...ir.-*.***- cf TMhut-I i'or
bnrXod In Dw piravo at Wardner with a
ntal> right ovor tho hoart nnd thon
his nssaHBln, an it not natUflod wllh
Ms first stroke plunged his knlfo up
to tlio hilt in iho right nldo of IiIb
victim, tho murdoror, owing to an nn<
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authorltlei hnd nultft a start, of his
pursuers, but Just a* rapidly aa posslblo Chief ConstBablo Sampson until-
'(•■rod IiIb coiiBlnbloa togothor and o&tnb*
lUhed n comploto cordon all along (lio
dlfforont route* tlmt might bo selected
for an cocapo, and iih a result nt Dw
efforts no welt executed, ono Errlco
. ri.nrhii.Mn wnn nrrr-Nlotl by Con-
Diablo JJonrdmnn of Coal Cyccl. nnd Ih
hold for tho deed.
Tho jury on tho Jaffray -stabbing
cana brought tn a verdict of wilful
murder against Errlco Frnnchuolo.
Tlio prisoner In remanded io Jail and
thu law ta to como up on M-in.ta*-,*
next. s
riders recommending certain changes
which would prevent such like accidents happening in the future.
The interference of.the Crown, in
his opinion, was unwarranted in.this
case,- and had * a union man been the
victim instead of a non-union man
such drastic action on the part* of
the authorities would never have been
witnessed:'    >.  ■
He was, glad to'.be able to tell the
delegates of -such ah important body
as the Trades . and - Labor Council
and through them "such a large number of union men about this great injustice, and he hoped that if support
was needed the union men of Lethbridge would respond.   ,
President Powell upon taking his
seat'was loudly applauded.
The president of the council then
called* upon. Vice President Stubbs to
address the. delegates.
■ Vice President Stubbs remarked
that the last time- he was invited lo
the' Trades and Labor Council tlie
occasion was made memorable to him
by the' presence" of the Rev. Mr.
Fortune, of" the Alberta Social and
Moral Reform league, who ".addressed
the then delegates on "Prohibition,"
and judging from-what he saw that
evening, with the delegates enjoying
their glasses of,*."Pride of Alberta," a
distinctly union* product, .the. reverend gentleman.had not convinced tho
union men of that city to' see his way.
Perhaps" it might be the' little lesson
.Iii' economics given that night showed
there was another side bf the" prohibition question to be .looked, at.     ,
They had'heard about the serious
charge laid against one of their members and lie was glad to hear the ex-
Powell's remarks. 7„ _ ■'   "v  '
.The path_of__organized -labor was
fraught with-danger and only by. cohesion arid co-operation' could they
hope to overcome the dangers, with
any degree of success. ■ The craft* organizations must, of necessity, come
closer- together- and whether they
realized it or not, thoy were being
forced -to discard "the old individual
craft ideas and adopt new methods to
meet new conditions. Every craft
union is composed of sellers of labor-
power, whether by carrying a hod,
erecting a building, transmitting olec-
trlcal energy or handing out schooners-of .beer,-they, were all sellers of
labor-power, and as„such their interests were identical, to obtain as high
a'.price for their particular kind of
labor as possible.
Sometimes they hoard of a "fair
day's work for a fair day's pay." What
did it moan? Could anyone say
whero and when thoy must draw the
line? If not, then thoy must revise
lho old craft union shibboleth and demand for a "fair day's work" Its real
equivalent in exch'ango values, "tho
full product of our labor, and with
that, accomplished tho trades-unions
will. pasB out, Its nood will not bo
Tho labor movomont must tako
political action, not the moro marking
of a ballot, but political action in Its
widest sense. In British Columbia tho
Unitod Mlno Workors had several
casoB of compensation which woro being conlostoi. by tho coal oporators
and tho ensos woro to bo hoard,beforo
tho supremo court and may ovontually
go boforo tho privy council. Tho
caBOB In question concern tho forolgn
brothorB In tho union, and at llio Instigation of tlio coal oporntoi'H tlio
courts woro to docldo whothor tho do-
pondontB living In a forolgn country
woro ontltlod to compensation whon
tlin bronilwhuier lud licon killed or
maimed In .IiIb cotuilry.
Tho outcome of Uioho caBos was of
vital Importance, not only to tlio U.
M. W., but to tlio wholo of organized
labor, and It wiih a dlfltlnct attempt
lo destroy tho palllnllvo loglHlatlon
which has boon forced from unwilling
governments aftor much struggle and
nnorlflco by tho workors.
This Hhould 'bo pntont lo nil unionists nnd show tho nood for political
nation ho Ihat. tlioy could appoint,
JudgoH who would rovlow buoIi cobob
from a working man's Btnnrtpolnt,
Tlioy had nogloctod this wnnpon to
tliolr gront disadvantage. In many
ItiBtancoo organized labor   had   boon
frtnloiX Xxy thole lontXorn wiin for'1 mil*
tnrlnl gains, had Bold themselves, bag
and bnggngo, to tho old-liimi political
partloH, A glaring liiatnnco was right
In Alborta, whore wnn noon tlio vlco
prosldont of tlio Trndos nnd Lnbor
ConRroBB In the rolo of a pnrty hoolor,
.....1  tyl..*,  iv.**-!'!']  J"**?*  li*^',l|nl'^ try n**-*1 I'l"
union pofiiUon In. ordor to servo tho
Liboral govornment whero a working
mnn stood nontoBtlng u Beat In opposition,
In splto of Uioho stumbling blocks
It hohoovoB tlio workers to uho tho
bnllnt wlinf. llnu*** tliey nro In pohhoh*
bIoii of It, for directly llio mnstor
diiHM foil tho ballot to bo dangerous
It, would be tnkon from thom, "thoy
gavo nnd thoy cnn tnko nwny." "Tho
ballot In merely nn incident In Hie
grent struggle going nn, but wo should
uno It wlillo wo mny."     ■■■
Spifildrig on "tho nppronrhlng an-
Honihly of tbo Tradott nnd hnbnr Cnn-
grew nt Port Arthur, he had lo U-ll
them that" the U. Ml W. • of A. was.
once more affiliated to thafbody,' and
being so, .they were determined in the
near future to • purge the congress
from being a miserable" political
lobbyists association and a'catspaw in
tho hands of the'Liberal party, and
help it become' a vigorous fighting
organization, not content to accept the
doles. offered, but to carry ihe fights,
of labor right into every legislative
assembly in the country.
This must be done else the shackles"
of the worst kind of slavery ever conceived in the mind of man would be
so firmly riveted on the hands of labor
as to make it almost hopeless to re-'
move them. -" ■«
So far as Lethbridge was concerned
he "was convinced that the men who
were at the head of the labor movement would-not" fail to do their'^art,
but the main, fight must be fought
by the, rank' and file.
Vice* President* Stubbs' remarks
were greatly appreciated by the delegates, judging from the' applause.
A motion of thanks to President
Powell and Vice President Stubbs for
their addresses was "put and carried,
and President Luckwell/on behalf of
organized."labor* in the district of
Lethbridge,,assured the officials of
District 18 of their solid support.
District President Yf. B.-Powell was
hi0 the city the middle of the week.
and  Mrs.  T.   Biggs  spent  the
week at
Burton  City  on  a  visit  to
m     „ , ,
Work of-Sinking Shaft at  Edmonton
Penitentiary-Has   Been   Going
On  For Some Time.
■ The Edmonton, penitentiary has one
feature about it which is decidedly
unique, and which no other penitentiary in' Canada caTi„boast of, namely,
the owning and operating of a coal
mine in connection with the institution. ' „,   p,
In the other penitentiaries different
trades, etc., are taught the convicts,
but it is only in Endmonton that the
lucky convict can boast of being* a
competent "oeal 'mine.
.Started a Year Ago.
Just a year ago this summer, Warden McCauley ''conceived the brilliant
idea of utilizing the coal beds on
which the penitentiary'is situated, and
thus—saving— tho—expense—of— buy-ing-
coal. Accordingly a drift, ■ or shaft,
was started in the river" bank just
behind the penitentiary and a tramway built from 'the penitentiary to
the drift. The work of excavating
the shaft, which is about six feet
high, waa'continued all last fall* and
winter, but it was hot until this week
that the-efforts of'the impromptu
miners were rewarded," and the coal
bed or what was thought to be the
coal bed was discovered. Several
dumps of good coal were.taken out
but these ceased and it was discovered that a pillar of coal only had
been struck and that the real bed
was somewhat farther on. It is expected that the coal bed will be
reached by noxt week, and from thon
on mining operations will bo commenced ln earliest,
The Warden  Enthusiastic.
Soon by the Bulletin yeBiorday War-
don McCauley was very enthusiastic
regarding the mlno.
"There Is enough coal ln the vlcl
nity of tho penitentiary," ho said "to
last tho institution for 25 years and
oven then only the top bod will bo
exhausted,' Undonioath that another
bod is known to exist and so far as
,wo know other beds richer and larger
may possibly be underneath that.
."Our shaft or drift oxtonds 22R foot
from the rivor bank In tho direction
of tho penitentiary which will moan
having a drift ovor BOO foot long. By
this tlmo our ponltontlury wall will
no doubt bo constructed, nnd wo will
thon havo our mino In prison property. Branch sliaftB will then bo
sunk and tho mon will bo nblo to
work tho mino without loavlng tho
prison grounds."
A Visit to the Mines.
Accompnnloil by Warden McCimluy
tho Bulletin roportor vlHltod tho mlno
walking down tho mlnlnturo railway
to Uio mouth of llio drift. A prison
guard wllh IiIb rlflo on IiIb Bliouldor
was Btatlonod at Uio mouth.
"Almost tlmo to quit work, isn't
It?" nskod lho Warden.
"Wo wntch Uioho follows protty
cloBoly whon thoy nro out horo," Hnld
tho warden, "but nB yot, wo havo hnd
no trouble nnd thoy accomplish ns
much In n dny nn If llioy woro rncotv.
Ing top notch wages for tliolr lnbor."
J. B. Turney and wife have gone to
the coast for a .vacation.,
Dr. ■ D. ,W. Henderson, dentist; is
now making a short professional stay
al I .ilie.
We are pleased to report good
progress towards recovery of Mrs. P.
Mrs. F. H. Sherman and family were
up from Taber last week. Miss Annie
is still in the city.
R, W. Coulthard of Blairmore was
hand shaking with his many Pernie
friends on Thursday.
Deputy' Minister of, Mines Tolmic
and Chief Inspector F. H. Shepheard
are guests of the Hotel Fernie.
Bleadell's Great • Reduction Sale
finishes on Monday night. Don't lose
this opportunity, to, get bargains.
J. W. Quinney of tlie Trites-Wood
company staff accompanied by Mrs.
Quinney,,'is away on his summer
The regular monthly meeting of the
W. C. T. U, will be held in the Presbyterian church on Friday, July 29th,
at 4 p. m. f
' II. Hodgson, representing the McLean Publishing company with headquarters lu Vancouver, B. C, was in
the city this .week.
We are pleased to note that Mr. T.
Robertson'is back to his accustomed
place at the Crow's Nest Trading Co.
after a severe illness.
Mrs. E. R. Ferris arrived from Spokane on Wednesday to join her husband, the , man behind the. ivory on
this sheet*1 of freedom.
A. R. Kennedy, late operator on
the Ledger staff, writing from Regina
says likes "that place fine, -but that
it is hotter than—well Fernie anyway, and that's going some.
Mr. Collins," representing . the Calgary Herald, has beon hi the. city
during the last week getting data of
the city for   a    special edition that
The, strike of the G. T. P. men
affecting, some '4,000, is having a
very serious effect' botn on freight
and passenger traffic, and although
at present it is confined to the district east of*Chicago, nevertheless its
influence is 'wide reaching. Recriminations and accusations are being
circulated by both parties, President
Hayes stating that he was willing to
grant the terms of the award made
by tho board of arbitration, while on
the other side he Is charged with a
breach of faith' and that he began
to "shave" lhe recommendations as
soon as they were advanced.
That the company intends to put
up a fight and that it was anticipated
is shown by the dispatch of "heroes"
to all points of the line and so quietly
was this effected that had it not been
that* the immigration officials turned
back some hundred men the matter
would not have leaked out. It is _tated
that thesecnien have gone to Detroit,
where they may again attempt to get
into Canada. Reports in'the daily
papers,,are to the effect that recruits
for' the noble army of strike-busters
to the, number of 800 have been secured in Chicago and have been forwarded'with all haste to the different,
points on the railway within the past
48 hours. The decision of the G. T. P.
to close all shops at Montreal, Toronto, London, Stratford, Port Huron,
Battle Creek, Portland and Chicago
will have a widespread effect and is
a clever strategic move as those who
are thus deprived of an opportunity
to work will lay the blame upon their
fellow workers, and to intensify the
situation the store-keepers who supply the families of the men, out of
work will of course politely * inform
their patrons that credit will be cut
off entirely or very much abbreviated
and' although they may, receive scoldings for tlieir action it is not to; be
expected that these . merchants can
"carry" people for any length of
time. President Hayes* is quoted as
saying that it is not because of any
desire on the part of the G._ T. P. to
hurt the employes, but simply in order
to concentrate all their forces-and
use all available funds to prosecute
the strike. It would be far more
beneficial to the railroad employes of
all- branches   if  they   were   to  con-
Young Man Fatally Injured at the Elk
Mill-Three Miners Killed-Third
Man Still Unconscious
At Fernie.
John Steyck, who was injured by a
flying board while at work in the
Elk Lumber company last week, died
on Sunday and was, buried from,tlie
undertaking parlors on Tuesday. The
burial service was performed by Rev.
Father A. Michels, O. M. I. The deceased was a Slavonian about 18
years of age and had not been long
in this country.
enterprising firm is arranging to publish/      '   "
The individual ."who appropriated
George' Eddie's watch is respectfully
requested to call around and get the
fob as he has no* further use' for
It, it merely reniirilihig him of the'
loss of time.        ' *■■ .
Rev. W- F. Spidell will preach in
the Baptist church Sunaay next. The
subject for the morning discourse,
"An Untenable, Position'! and the
evening "The Psychological Moment."
through with* all dispatch.
There, was a surprise package delivered at the home of Sid Newman
Monday, "the 18th/ Mother and 10-
pound young lady aro progressing
favorably. All's well that ends well,
Sid Ib ready to hand, out the stogies
to all enquirers,
Tho contract for tho completion
of Christ church (Anglican) hns been
awarded to II, J. Davlos. The plans
wero drawn by the local firm of Egg
& Haldano, * Work will bo commenced
at earliest posslblo date and carried
through -with all d.upatch,
Tho Socialist social dnnco hold in
Bruco's hnll on Monday tho 18lh was
woll nttonded .everybody oxprosslng
thomselves as thoroughly satisfied.
Groat praise is duo tho Indies who so
ably dlBponsed lho cooling refreshments.
. T. Prentice, of lho A, Macdonald
compnny who has just roturned from
a holiday jaunt to Winnipeg, states
that tho crop outlook, both In Southern Manitoba nnd Southorn Albertn,
nro inileod gloomy nnd tho porcontngo
will probably not nvorago moro than
eight biiHholB lo tho aero, Thero Ib
ono locution (hut dooH nol ut. proHoni
npponr to havo nnffarod Hpocinlly nnd
Ihat Ib botwoon Mooro Jnw nnd tlin
'Peg, ThooxpectntloiiB-nro that tlio
prlcoB of moat will Htlll ho higher con-
Hoquont upon Uio dearth of feed and
tho nocoBBlty for Inking Block fnrUior
nflold for pnnlurago.
soiraafe/int^Tne^oygaiijzafion" insteacf
of being divided arid sub-divided as
they, are now'-with the present disadvantage of being idle and compelled
to suffer, the effects whereas if they
were' a solid , mass of co-operation
their effectiveness ■ in* making demands would be greatly strengthened.
According to Vice President Murdoch
of the B. R. T„ the international has
case' of need can readily raise a
a fund of ono million dollars and in
strike fund of $350,000. Tho probabilities are that the struggle will bo
prolonged, vast sums of money expended nnd then mayhap a, compromise reached and a few cents more
per dlom proclaimed as "a glorious
victory" Instead of studying tho underlying causes and squabbling over the
crust .find , out for themsolvos that
thoy ought to own collectively that
.which they operate collectively.
The result of, tho ballot of the
oporators, who aro O. R. T. mon, show
a porcenlngo of 80 per,cent'who have
signified tliolr willingness to striko
unless thoir demands for Increased
pay aro compiled with. Vlco-presldont
for Canada of tho O, R. T. says: "I
shall at once notify Mr. IluycH, nnd
If the compnny moots us reasonably,
all right, if not we shall lmvo to toko
tho othor stops," /
The inquest on the above case was
terminated on Thursday, the jury
failing to Tender. a verdict, merely
staling that the deceased came to
liis death by being struck by a flying timber, thus leaving the verdict
"open." ,    -       .   .     *
At Coal Creek. *■
Louis Melul, a young German canie
to his death on Friday morning while
at work in old No. 1 by being run
over by the dinky and trip of wliich
he was in charge. Just how it happened is not known at present Avritlng,
but upon discovery, life was, found to
be extinct. The deceased was about
18 years of age and his mother, formerly a resident of Coal Creek, is believed to be on the prairie.
Creek, where he used to work and
was probably known better as "Big
George," met his death by a fall of
rock falling from the roof,and striking him on the head while lie was
lifting chute- aud broke ills neck,*
death of course, being instantaneous.
An inquest wus held nnd a verdict
of accidental death given. The unfortunate man leaves behind a wife
and three or tour children who'are
thus suddenly deprived of. the breadwinner.—Com.
Thursday ovoning at lho Christ
Church W. Tl, nnd Hniinnli 1'lillllrm
worn unitod In llio bonds of holy
matrimony by Uov. W. M. Walton.
A dlnpntch from Soatllo iippoiii'H In
the Nnnalmo Herald: "A. II. Oaborno,
a trnvoting Socialist orator, Hchcdnlod
lo Bponlc nl, Victoria wnH stopped by n
Canadian Immigration Inspector wlinn
boarding tho 'Princess Victoria" and
told Hint ho would bo barred from
U, C, on iho grounds Unit ho wns u
political dlBlurhor."
"Whnt fooln thono mort nis be."
Toronto (Hobo.—liny 10, I. ppnrd Ik
ruporti.'d to lmvo been diowiw.'il ut
Empnlmo Kouorn, Mexico, wlillo Imtli*.
Ing, It, Is Hiirinlnnd that IiIh heart,
gnvo out, having only ri-i-nnlly rn-
covered from un iilinck of typhoid,
A hOBt of local frioiidu will kiIovo
lo lienr of ltny'n nnd, end iih ho wuh
ii K<'ii(.'i*iil fnvorllo when In Um om*
ploy of Uio <!, N. V, Conl company
A youth named Isaac Moleneaux
employed as a trapper in No. 2 mine,
on Wednesday afternoon met with a
very .mysterious accident. Ho. was
found lying unconscious by his door,
and the only .conclusion arrived at
is that "a piece of rock must have
fallen from the roof and caught him
when stooping down behind the ear
rendering .him'senseless and  in this
enrl    gtnto   )io i- wnp' found Hf-WIH.
brought-out of the mine as quickly as
possible and taken down to the hospital." On making inquiries Thursday
afternoon it is found that he is still
• At. Bellevue.
, A' very sad accident occurred at
No. 1 Bellevuo Mine on Saturday
afternoon, July. 16th, when Vinconzo
Busceni was fatally Injured. It appears that Busceni was riding in tho
trip to his working placo when by
some means he was caught, between
tho 'car and chute. We may state
it lias been the custom since the
motors, have been Installed lo give
the miners a rido in on tho first trip
of each shift. Busceni was alive
when brought out of Uic mino, but
died ahorlly aftor reaching the hospital. Coroner Plnknoy was notified
of tho accident, and ns tho law won't,
pormll, Inquests to bo hold on Sunday
camo to Bellevue nbout 11 p. m.
Tlio coroner selected Uio following
gontlomon to servo ur iv jury; Messrs.*
James A. Callan, Joo Robortson, J.
Rudd,, W. Sulii, A. Duncan and Sid
Lundy. Mr. Cnllnn wiih Holoctcd ns
Tlio coroner nnd jury viewed thn
body at tbo hospll.il nnd aflor Dr.
Mackenzie hnd satisfied llioni of tho
cnuso of death thoy ndjnurncd until
Wednesday nt 2 p. m.
Tho docensnd wns a Southorn
Ilnllnn nnd wuh nbout i)2 yenrs of
ngo nnd mnrrloil. A piilhotie fonluro
of Uio fulnllly wiih Hint, tho doennsed
hnd 'hoih nomo money to IiIh wlfo nnd
family In lho old country nbout four
wooks ngo to nnnhlo lior lo como to
Cnniidn, A cablegram has boon sont
to slop hor coming, but Its very lllt« .y
sho hnii Btnrtod by now.
Tho fimornl toolc plnco nn Sunday
ovoning nl. PiiRBburg conn-lory undor
llio niiHplcoH of lho liollovuo MlnorM'
Union, U. M. W. of A. Them wuh
coiiHldornblo dolny In Htiiriing whicli
wus cniiHOil by hoiiio frloiulH of llm
dccciiHcd who wnntod Hid fmioriil
on Mondny. Tho very hot wont lior
would not pormll nf UiIh linwnviir.
Tlm I'ortPgi! left Ili'lli'vui.' nt fl o'rlork
with nbout lifi'i momborH of tlio Iocnl
In iitt<»n<lnun*, The llnv. Ciu'riitici',
Itniiiiiii i'uiIidIIc pri.'Hi, roiiiliii.i'-il Un'
biirliil Horvlcn, nftcr which Urol Inn-
Mike Itorlo rend lhe IiiiiIiiI Hci'vlc* In
Ilnllnn iih proNorlliod by Uio II. M,
W, of A, A Inrgi) numl-cr nf mom-
lici'H from both Maple Leaf nml 1-iihh-
biirg Joined llio rorli'iu- nn li pnnr-md
Illl'OIII'll   lllOHl*   pIltl'I'H,
Tlio ndjuuriioil Iiii-iiohI iiii VIih-cii/.o
IlroHconl    wnn    roHiiinoii  Woilm-mlny
After one of the longest .strikes on
record, covering over five years,
Samuel Gompers, president of the
American Federation of, Labor,'stated
that hereafter the Duel-: stoves would
be made by union men throughout. It'
was for disobeying an injunction not
to make any reference ,to tli If? * institution that Gompers, Mitchell and
Morrison wero, brought up before the
courts resulting from the publication
of an article in the American Fed-
eralionisl of the tabooed subject. It
is claimed that Van Cleave, who was
the head and front in this fight died
prematurely consequent upon the
great strain he was under while fighting wliat he dubbed thc "muscle
trust." ;;
Diamond City. Alberta, July 10, 1910.,
Brother J. W. Bennett, editor District
Ledger, Fernio, B. C. „-      * *
Dear Sir—We had Mr. Brovey, international' organizer of TJ. M. W. of
A.  at- our  place   (Diamond  City)   on
meeting of our members,' (Local 2178),
and we" would be "very much obliged
if'you would put It in Tlie„ Ledger,"
hoping lo see it as soon as you can.
I remain yours very respectfully' on
behalf, of members of local . 2178,
"District IS,
.   " .   Secretary.
Monday" at 1:1)0 the Flro Brigade
liad a run, but foruiinloly the cause
thereof was quickly disposed of. Somo
debris between tlie Northern und tho
Duthlo hardware storo it Is supposed
was sot on flro either by a smouldering cignr or tho accidental dropping
of lighted matches. ' There was no
mntorinl diimngo,
, The following urn prize-winners and
llio prlzoB given by John Mcintosh,
tho blind mnn:.
No. 1.—.lohn 13.,. liruiit, No. Mil,
Ilofimor, diamond pin.
No, a.—.1. PntlorHon, No. M0, Hok-'
inor, diamond ring,
No. .1.—J. II, Mucnoiinld. No.' 270,
Moyie, gent'S'Wiitch.
No. -1.—T. (1. Hurries, No, -181,
Michel, ladles' wntch.
Ah n roHiilt of onorgoHo action on
the part of our dtlzonn ovory offort
Hint Ib humnnoly pobbIIiIo linn boon
put forth nml wo now can Hloop o'
■-*!"!;!."    niirnii'r,   In    flifi    Jrnoit'l C'rl r'/>    M-i'll
should lho grim dontroyor put in np*
penrnnco ho will moot with a rocop-
Hon that not only will cool IiIb nrdor,
but doubtlOBH entirely droncli It lb tho
vanishing point. With llio combined
wntom of Fairy und Coal Creole,
numorniiH livdrnntH. nil In fli-Bt-rlnsB
working condition, 4,500 foot or Iioho
nt tliolr dlRposnl, tho flro department
feels Itself quito cnpnblo of coping
Hntlnfacforlly wllh tho destructive-
olomont.   Gront credit in duo to those
milieu appointed by Ihu Honrd of
Trndo, -r-onnlRtliig of Mmisrs. Croo.
Hondnrflon nnd Lawo, mndo n ilomon-
Btriillon thnt. proved conclUBlvcly that
oyoxi ivltb ten byd*"iTtl« tn nnorillon
Hint tlio proHHtiro cnpnclty roRlHtorod
71 poundH to tho Hounro Inch. Ono
hundred and fifty feot of Iiobq Ib kopt
on thn bridgo whoro llio wator comon
In from Fnlry Crook rondy for
opinrgi'imy piirpoHCH.
All HorlH of nlnrmlHl rumors nro
ciirroiit rogiirdliig outwlilo pointu, bill
no fur ns cnn bo lenrnml tho following Ih Um aciiiiil RtnuiH!
oil cn "iu mcmorlmii" uic compoHiul for
I hoso wlio lmvo boon Hncrlfl-nod on
tht> nltnr of wnr, wo profor to filorlfy
(hn (IcedH of men cunt In (ho mold of
("Ik,i-l,,ii   Vfii'in'iii    m   tultir.   ,;ini,,,*l,itrmiX-
out. Willi no Uioii-.lit of reward, IiIh
only iiicciitlvo Unit of aiding other**,
UiIh bruvo mnn plnyu IiIh pnrt. with
Hint Hiibllmo Indifference of Ho!if entitling lilm to the hlghcHt nicbo of
fiimo nml bo numbered nmong Hie lin-
mortnlH. «
Moylo-- Tho on tiro ihiIkIiUoiIkhuI Ik!
nmni(i> filled, but thn town Ih mife.
Crnnbrool. ■ Thoro  uro  minor flron |
Four moil lOHt their 11 vch In tho flro j In  lho  HiinoiindliiK  dlHtrlcl,  but  no!
Mohhi-h Htorllni- find llonMienti-, In.
Kpocioi-H of mines, worn in iittoiidniico,
Vlco President Clem HMlblm wnlrliod
llio tiiM- mi biliiilf of lho V, M. W,
of A., nnd Mr. ('. r.liniU'i'Koii on lie-
hnlf nf Hu.' W. ('. C. V.t)., Ilmltoil. Tlio
i*,l,v, /, ,'u**.,    ,ii    ,».*.      nt'-l,*     , *, V,    f\l,,i
Jury, find Hun il'-cenHi'd cnmo in IiIh
dentil by ncelilent thrnugli coming
Into conflict with u enr nud 10 chut-.-.
Wo would rocniiiiui'iiil Unit Clinton bo
cut off ho hh tn nvold any repel It Ion
nf'Hiicli nccli'.cnt Wo uluo rocoin*
mond thai mlr.-i-.- l*-*- p--rmlt(od to
rldo i'i tho trip iih far iih 1*7 hwIIcIi
lllld    U'fllU    fl'fiin    tliere      to      Ihell'    ro-
lijuftlvo workln-; plun*,*,,'•
that   doHtroyod   the  property of  th"  i-hhko for unxl-ty ko fur iih Uio town
who havo worked uncnnBlngly during Lucky .llm mlno nonr l-Cnnlo, Colonel  l« oom-oruod,
Hie curront wook to provide ndoquato j l'onrf'on,  W.  A. ('hoHtoy nnd  Lognn I    Tbo .'HtrlrtloiiH    romirdlng
protcttlon.   Wodnr-R-lny   night   Flro; anr. .hnrlc-f* Norman.   Tho Xtxnt nam.*-!' eiMioii  hnvo Wii lirird " off
Chlof MoMoiiKnl! nnd bin mon, tn rom-1 Icwf   bl«  Jlfo  In  nn  nl irrupt   In  unvo' in'ttlxo niilrn.id roiiHiniellem warrior* ' ilmmllv    unfo.      Cooruo    M.-irilii,    n I l-ivi   l.M-n  up  i« tlie iinl/m  tr>  jirn-r
plluneo wllh the request of lhe com- j oHioih nnd wlillo poems of pinluc ami | uf tlio --.nlltlwitlou of coiiiniclom.       j B.oUhiunii who U will known nl Conl j t< ut..
At Hillcrest.
It Ih my pnlnfnl duty *n report nn*
Imnil-ioiIior  rmnl  norldent   In  Uioho  iiiIiioh
pi*,**. *',',!,•*b hiYVi"" lif-in rcK'tidi-il  :*■*■ ('\t,-b
Thought He Was From
Missouri and Every-
-" thine. Went Wrong,
.mul. Hoover |iiili| a vlnil to the
ronr of tho Itiiboii l)iithl"H Htoro nml
without lntoniilni* anybody of lu-i In-
lOlltlllllH      ll|>|*!.*l*l lali'll      hllllli'      -Hinl
riilof fVuiHtnblo It. N. Clorlio wep'
to Uio (',. I', ll. mullon und dlHoovoi-od
tho culprit nhoiml of lho oiiHlbniirul
Iocnl mul roipioMod Hint '-cii|em-*iit u-
llllldo, Othei wide he would bit Hllltj, i.t
In, nn-i'Hi wlioroiipim n hm'iiu:>1i> nf
Hhort  duration cumicd    iih    Uio    oli-
htU*|*rt(H!rt   K'/I.Ui'UlUn    Iiim   to   li'U.oil
without. IiIh lio.st, Ilo wuh iiioiii'.iJ*.
liroiiKhi Into Kiibloril-i-.il nnd hi-** wiixit-
ndririi-'d with tbo rhlnlni' linu-eli-iH
much to IiIh dlHcnmfituro.   Prldo lonti
it   ffill   -m,1   nnr-'-i-llieril-  ,;,tt 1   .,   ,!<,..
tlllltinll Of $J1 IIH ll ITHIllt. (if (lllHtlepel-
At n mooting of the TrniloH mul
Lnbor Council hold Inxi iil-alit, '*Jtn»
in Umi of iln- Ciown In uii'OKiliiK the
iiiiui  Derail**  nu u c-tutrK-c* of murder
IlTler    lio   llUil    Iiopii    eVOIK i'.'lleil    'rem
nil bluiiio by n i-oronor'H Jury, wiih
Mnmi.:ly i iiiiili mtiii,l. It wuh ;ir;'ti.*d
Unit liml n mnn been t;lll>*i| HirniiMli
d"fi'oll--.o mnihhiory (or which Dw
--ori'i'iniy   finr   r, ^>;>ti-iibl'*,   l\   '**--,mil-]
■w-VJ _*=*•..■.■*.-. .-**.-> -t.}.**^. ■t.'-n *-*#■ StoJiv*/ '0-.'a.-<-W*M.
i-iKi^ _*-*—-■•"- t-JL^IZT v
;'■;,-*-' "7. "'7' '■- "-■ .  -■* '   ■*-■'.     ,*•**';*-'*7-i  'v    '     --.-V^-v"^ ■-^-^ ***V "'• 7 *.?7^^
Describing this question the "Phila-
delphian North American" said iri a
recent issue: -      .    ,
The -, American newspapers one
morning recently told -• in ,* a' casual
way that the German Emperor had
announced in his speech from, the
throne at the opening of his parliament that plans had been drawn up
to institute a government insurance
,on the lives of workmen. I ,.*'
For several years German workmen
* have been protected against losses by
illness or disability through" a system of industrial insurance; under
control' of the government. Now this
systom is to be extended, and* the
principle' is to be applied to life insurance among the samo classes.
v Americans are apt to dismib-i the
■r.ul'ji'ct with a contemptuous refer-
C'lic.fe to paternalism. American workmen, wo are wont to say, do not need
Ho festering care that the effete
l.uropeans require to keep us in the
industrial competition.
Tn the exuberance of our youth,
with the riches of a new land lying
all about us, we forgot, that age comes
to a nation as well as to an* individual','
and that profligacy brings the time of
national as well as individual want,
with amazing swiftness.
It may be '.true that under present
conditions in the "United States and
with* our existing .form of federated
government, it would be impossible tb
put into execution plans identical
wltli rhosu adopted in Germany for
the conservation of the empire's greatest national resource.
But there'is urgent need for the
application of the principle for the
protection of American workmen is
proved by the record of every day's
news columns.
The''•'government industrial insurance is important, not merely as a
palliative of individual suffering, but
principally as a deterrent of the useless killing of workmen. If the community is made to see that it must
pay for the waste'of life, that waste
will be reduced to a minimum.
While the" American people are
growing excited over, the danger that
is threatened to the remaining-water
sites, every day there is a waste of
natural" resources whicli make' water
, sites look like mere baubles if
viewed in the right, light to show
their real relative values. Every minute of every working day in the year
some  American    man,    woman,    or
.child is killed or injured in the pur-
,' suit of lawful employment,
It has been said that the cheapest
- raw "material which enters into the
industrial output of tho Unitod States
==is=human=£lssh==and^blQQd **
*.    ♦
-   '♦
•   **•►
♦ *• Notice to All Mine Workers;   ♦
♦ All miners are requested to ♦
♦ stay away from Irwin, Madison, fa
♦• Greensburg, Latrobe and other ♦
♦ mining towns in Westmoreland ♦
_>■ county, where a strike has beeri*^
♦ in effect since April 1, 1910, the ♦
.♦.coal companies having refused ♦
♦ to recognize    the    miners' or- ♦
♦ gdnization.or enter into a work- ♦
♦ ing agreement.   Agents of the--^
♦ coal corporations" are shipping ♦
♦ men from various" parts of * the ♦
♦ country to take the place of the ♦
♦ strikers by misrepresenting the ♦"
♦ true condition of affairs.    ,,   '    ♦
♦ FRANCIS  FEEHAN,        ♦
♦ ' President.   ♦
♦ -        T. DONOVAN, ♦
♦ Sec'y-Trcas. ♦
♦ - ♦
While this may not be-literally true,
it is striking, if exaggerated, expression of the disregard of the nation for
the ^appalling toll that is paid every
- year in the lives and limbs of its
The census bureau lias gathered
statistics which show , that 100,000
persons nro killed annually whilo at
work. Thin takes no,account of the
thousands who are maimed, many of
whom are left helpless burdens ' on
the community.
Several, careful' students of industrial conditions in this country' estimate tbe number of workmen killed
and i maimed in a single year at
500,000. ■   .   .
These figures make war seem like
a harmless pastime. Tho last great
conflict between the nations of the
first rank*appalled the world'with .its
slaughter. Yet in that war the total
number of killed and wounded on the
Russian and Japanese sides was fewer than 350,000.
Two'1 clays' killings in the workshops, mines and on the railroads of
the United States represent a greater
loss of life than the total "Americans
killed in battle in the last foreign
war in which the nation engaged.,  '
Actuaries have reckoned that the
slaughter and the maiming of workmen in this country impose an annual
direct .loss of between $300,000,000
and $400,000,000.
- It is undoubtedly true that the
American people are as humane * as
any in the world, out of business
hours. But the' intensity of qur industrial and commercial life, the
mania for speed andrthe mad desire
to realize the largest profits at once,
regardless of future needs-or present
cost, have made us seem like a nation of savages.   -,
Figures gathered from a period of
years show that American railroads
annually, kill one employe -. in every
399., For the same period, the English   railroads .annually   kill   one   in
=ever-y=916,=^The railroads^=of the,
United States injured one, employe in.
every 26. The English roads injured
one In vevery 116. -    •
About the same ratio was preserved
among the passengers. The American railroads killed one passenger in
every 2,316,648,-while the English
roads killed one in   every   8,461,309.
The frightful, disparity between the
deatli rate on English and American
railways is partially explained by the
greater mileage of American roads.
Passengers -and employes travel over
longer distances and are thus exposed
to greater."hazards.    <      ■„*.''*
But the fact remains" that the.English roads, which carry twice as many
passengers in a year as do American
roads, kill, only one-tenth as, many.
Trackage has something to do with
it, but national temperament and
habits of * thought, are the chief explanation. • The Englishman refuses
to let; his railroads kill him that he
may make a little faster timer or
that the "dividends of the corporation:
•may. be a little larger.    •
Nearly the same ratio is maintained
between the casualties of American
and German railroads as between
thoso of American and English roads.
Yet an official German report: says
that" 53 per cent of the accidents in
that country are preventable. And
that wonderful' Gorman people will
prevent them in the end.
The railroads illustrate the comparative conditions in nearly every in-
rdustry. - American steel mills are
veritable .Molochs eating up human
sacrifices.- One Pittsburg superintendent, described as a humane,
Christian gentleman is * quoted by
Lyman Beccher Stowe in a recent
magazine article, as saying that tho
loss of* life is not a matter of great
concern, as the victims "are mostly
ignorant' foreigners and' easily replaced." , ' (\
. We take two exceptions to thc proposition. The first is that whatever
the facts may be in the steel lndutf ry
it is not true that .the victims of*, industrial • accidents inr general are
mostly ignorant and easily* replaced.
It is certainly not true of tbe railroads, whose employes are peculiarly American and of a' high order of
intelligence.   *
Yet after years of effeort to put
into effect a national employers' liability law, the best" that has been got
past the courts has been an emasculated act which a recent decision
permits to be applied in the territories and the district of Columbia.
The rest,of the country is dependent
on the haphazard, legislation and
crazy-quilt decisions of the states. ' *
The second exception to the' Pittsburg man's' proposition is that it' is
murderous even, if it were true as to
facts'. And aside from any question
of mortality or humanity, it is the utmost of economic waste. Civilization,
industrial systems, even steel "companies, exist- for human beings, and
not human" beings for other things:
Every life' uselessly sacrificed is at
once a perversion and an1' indictment
.of-civilization j b__
Simply from the point of view of
national economy it is ra crime, for
no other waste can compare with the
destruction of the makers of-wealth.
But as our industrial life is governed
by the principle of immediate profits,
the most effective. way tof stop the
Joss bf life is to make it immediately
^unprofitable. The American people
-an find a way if they really want to
do it.
Carnegie, Pa., July G, 1910.
Editor Mino Workers' Journal:
- You return homo onco, drunkon. In
the .state of seml-consclouness in
wliich you ,find yourself you Insult
jour women, you also may,imprecate;
curso, blaspheme.
Now, you have thus -laid tho first
stone  of a vory  tall., wnll that will
contlnuo lorls'o botwoon you nnd your
wlfo, between yon mid your children,
or botwoon your ideiiH of justlco Unit
you prciend to profess nnd the con-
KcUmoo nf your wlfo nnd chlldron. Tomorrow with friends   nnd   comrades
you will  improc.nle to tho soelnl in-
M JiiHllco,  you  will  slug prulso  to lho
rolmi   of   Inequality   und   liberty   toward  whicli Htrong nnd turned-up-to-
war uro liiurcliing lho laborers.   Tlum
■--jmlnfiil  ooiitrdHt—you  will  turn  to
your womon, lo your slave, und with
u crubbod toiio of u muster you will
ordor her "to nerve you.    Ilo cnrofiil,
UiIh Ih Uio micond mono thnt you are
lnying, lho wnll Ih growing nnd tho
distanco Ih imgim-iillng.
Very noon will cnmo lho third ono,
when you will cry iinpiirlniiBly Hint,
you uro the ho.-**-*), mul you will lny
llio lourili mul Uio fifth when vilely,
by following Dw cziir-lllio mollioils
HHuli'i-,1 mIioiii you howl nt lho mont*
im;, -win luiso your blind to hor, or
when on u winter's hIkIii you will
b-nvo |h*i- ulf-iii- in Hn* M-iiulld, s-t.i-1
liltlo Inline, hiimllliili'd nnd poiiullchH,
wrviini nml mother, wlillo you uro
hurrying to divert your ;iolf nud Imbibe with your frleudii, And iigiini
nml iiIwiij-h will grow the hIoiioh. The,
wull lw ereetiiil, lhe, harrier Ih now un-
hiiiinounliible, Tho fault Is yours,
.on win i-iy .uur (mit no- -amiii--'-
tiii j.i.i' "Mi; wm 'rn Hie Iniiij :lu]',".'ti
foiiubl for Uio eoii-*u*>t*l nf your rlp/iiis.
You will bnwl Hint Hho don't under* •*
Himiil mul dou't enro thut hIim Ih n *
slave of tho old IiIoiih, of the pr'Ju-i
il Icon of ri'11-.'lon and piIi'hih; but i (»*.• j
limll ih youi-H. You nie roM|iiuiHiii|o
for lho fieri ion of u tinnier between
lot self find your IdonlH, Slo1 ennnot
iipprcrliiic  youi    Menu    boeuiiHO hIic
eiillliol roivelve Ih "til. ollirrwlfc thnu
llimui-'li   your  (ouduet   to  her.    HIiu
every -revolution. Conquer her then.
Mako this your tnsk. ,
Let hor come to increase our nrmy;
lot her bring In our lines the wholo
tronsury of her enthusiasm, of hor
tenacity, of . lier strength of mind,
Thon victory ..cannot fail. Lot your
houso be the field of battle. Revolution In your home, revolution in your
costume, In your conduct, in your
ancient hnbltudos. ,
Tho reign of justice, of equality, of
llborty, must bo established first ln
your own home, then ln everyone's
Aro you a Socialist? Then lot thom
lio nblo to est com ovory Soelnllst and
consequently the Idens thnt' they profess. "In thnt way you will have
accomplished lho first groat stop. If
you aro a Socialist you must bo honest, just nnd n gontlomnn. It Is tho
best propaganda of your Idens Hint
you can niiilco. The, women will
ostoom you and appreciate tho Idens
Hint, you Incarnate; tlioy will oxtonil
their hnnd; thoy will glvo you their
help, their fnith nnd strongth.
Aiid the first bnttlo is won. I know
It Is hnrd when wo' havo our soul ox-
ni-porntc-d by Uiodnlly fight for brotnl,
by lho wnnt of tho necessity to Riitlsfy
Uio most Important nnedn of life
Lot. your homo bocomo n Hiiiiclunry
of justice; Id Uio torch of liberty
ulow conslnntly Inside of thom; erect
in I'lich ono uu ultiii' (.'(nisi .ruled to
oqimllly nnd virtue. Thin-*, In Uio
pcuccithlo niul bloody,bnttlo Ihnl tho
fiilnro will bring uh you will have
wllh you Uio Hiippnrl. of your wlfo
nud fnmlly.
Thus you will lmvo tho rlnht to the
respect of your adversary, who will lm
forced Unit wny to bond IiIh hond In
front of ynu mid to rooonnlzo your
moral  Hiipr-riorliy.
Some Good News
Mr, A. Claverie"-. the Celebrated European Specialist Who Created Such
An  Enthusiasm in Vancouver
Last Week, Is Coming
to Fernie.
He Will  Be at the Hotel Fernie on
Monday, the 1st of August, From
9 a. on. to 3 p. m. and From 6 to
0 p ,m., and Tuesday,, the
2nd,  From  9  n,  m.
to 3 p. m,
f'ottoii'ii  Weekly,  .ownnsvlllo,  1».  Q,
Denr 0omrndn:—At lho Inst regnlnr
,-,ir,r,tt,,ir   lit  Pi»,,,»*> *i*noil   M|i. *.i-',*i   I'l'lr-.-*.
I rend vour lottor, of Juno 10th, refluent inn Uuiinclnl iihhIhiiiik-i', to iiHHlHt
i Comrndo Fillmore to go lo ilnllfnx,
nnd report Ilie trial of Comrade I.n-
veniie, In n enpllnllsl court for din-
ri'gnriling u cnpltnllst  Injunction.
It Is good nows for the ruptured
of our city nnd surrounding district
to hour of the coming amongst us
of Mr. A. Cluverlo, tho distinguished
Europonn flpnolnllst, who, during lho
Iwo yonrs thnt ho Iiiih boon In Cnnadn,
Iiiih rollovod nnd cured so mnny un*
fort until o sufferers. ,   .
Tlio namo of Mr, A, Clavorle, nnd
the unexcelled morll. nml vnluo of his
molliod and nppnrn'im nro too well
known now In Cnnndn,' to speak nt
nny length of their tmporlorlty,
r Hhnll only Kiiy Hint, results uro
nwny beyond  nil  expeelnlloiiH,
Undor Uio proHHiiro of the iippnraiiiH
carefully enlculnted for ovory case,
Uio rupture Ih UiriiHt buck lu Its
tiormnl place nud does nol protiu-lo
out nny moro,
Moreover, It never dlHpliici'H ItH-iif,
owing to Iin Hiipplom-HH which mulct-*-!
lt eusy to wear night and day by the
niOHl sensitive person**.
At Inst this uppurnlUK Is constriu'ted
according to sclonflflc and medical
iuich bit an lu n-nudi* port.-iiun-, viiui
iT-tnln   ]i.*-.-!i'nli'   jirernuHnm* whiin  .V'tir
.- •'By" Frederic'J. Haskin.^7  .7
WASHINGTON, July 16'^—The new
Bureau of Mines, in the Department
of the Interior, began-its",existence°
July 2}; The-'act-establishing'.the,bureau was approved by President -Taft
on May. 16 "of this year.; -In-the-creation of "this bureau the government
gives tardy '.-recognition to the'' second greatest-industry, of, the nation,
an '"industry, which yields .more .than
two billion" dollars a year" in-wealth;
The work of the Bureau of Mines will
be "a work of conservation, in "that its
prime purposes are the.saving of human" lives and the prevention of actual
waste and loss in the" mines of'the
country. • -The bureau will not undertake* the" work of mine .inspection,
wliich will remain under the control of
the several states, but, it will give
the state inspectors, its co-operation
and advice, especially along lines suggested by scientific* investigation. -
Nearly three years ago,o under the
direction of the geological survej', a
systematic investigation of the fuel
supply was undertaken.' This "inves-
.tigation directed attention to the
wasteful methods of coal, mining.in
this country, especiallj* those, working in coal fields. The work.of this
particular investigation, * which included also the testing of structural
materials, expanded- so rapidly and
was so productive of beneficial results, that new life was given to the
long dormant demand for a federal
Bureau of Mines. This movement has
its fruition today in the t establishment of the bureau. -   .        -
To Save the Miners.
Life ^saving. is to be one ' of the
chief purposes of the bureau. Tliere
are 700,000 coal miners in the United
States and it -is a shameful fact that
a greater" number of men are. killed
in the mines* of the United Slates
every year than -in the mines of .any
other country', a number greater both
in the.,aggregate and in proportion
to the number of men employed.
Furthermore, the records show' that
the proportion of ""deaths among coal
miners has beon increasing in this
country,* while it has been decreasing*
in all other countries. In connection
with this statement it is.-interesting
to note that the United .States is
the last mining nation to* establish
a governmental Bureau of Mines. '
The*_rate per.thousand of men killed at work' among American coal
miners for a period of 20 years, has
been 3.13. .This denotes a- steady increase—2.52 in-1899 to 3.96 in, 1908.
For the past 10 years the United
States showed'a death rate per thousand coal miners of 3,46 as compared
.with_,2.13-iniPrussia,T-1.29iin— Great-
Britain, and 1.06 in Belgium. Ino Belgium, where a scientific study of the
problems of coal mining has been carried on for 60 years, the death rate
among coal miners has been decreased
steadily, decade by decade, so that the
number of miners killed per thousand
has'beeii decreased from 3.28, for the
decade ending in 1860, down to 1.06 tot
the last decade. In the last ten' years.
19,684 coal miners were killed in the
United States, the death rate being
3.46 for each thousand employed. In
Belgium in the same period 2,409 miners were killed,, a rate of 1.06' per
thousand, If the Uniled States had
had Belgiums death rate, 13,858 lives
would have beon saved in those ten
years. ,.
The records of accidents In metal
and ore mines nre not so complete as
thoso in tho coal mines. But it Is
known that while not nearly so many
deaths occur, lho death rato por thousand Is quito ns high among tho metal
miners of this country as among tho
coal mlnos'. For Instnnco in tho Minnesota iron mines tho death rate por
thousand wos 5.54 for, threo years,
and in tho Missouri lead and zinc
mines tho death rato was 3,01 for ton
yonrs. Thoso figures must bo compared with tlio rocord of tho donth
rato of 1,18 for all motul mines in
Groat Britain, nnd of 1,05 for all ore
mines In Ilolglum, to appreciate how
fnr Iho Amerlcnn minon lag bohlnd In
tho businoss of snfoguardlng tho lives
of their ompIoyoB,
Safety in Mining,
Tho now bureau will mako scientific rescnrclios such ns mnko for
safety In mining. Thoio Investigations will be used ns the. basis for
legislation, both stnto and niitlonnl,
which will lend to roduco tho Iohh
of lifo. Tlio Inironu hns no authority
lo enforce nny rocommondntloiis (lint
It may mnko nor hns It .llio powor
to mako regulations or to compel
obodlonro to its rules.
A gront pnrt of tho work of tho
now bnrcnu will ho dovolcd to In-
veHtlguHoiiH looking townrd ostnb*
liHhiiifr wuys nud menim of preventing
wit-do lu Uio hi In oh of tho country.
Tho coul production of Uio Unitod
HtuteH now umouiils to npproxlmiiloly
a hnlf billion tons ovory yonr, wlillo
tho yonrly wiiKte of conl, In connection
with gonnrnl mining opnriitlnim nnd
mine firoH, Ih now uliiiost. u qmirtor
of n billion tons. Careful out lum! os
mnde In lliu geological survey Indicate! thnt Um niinunl wnsto.of miner n I,i ut. tho mines nmoiinlH to morn
thnn $300,000,000, or about a'million
UUII.Hl.    iltl     Clll'      I, Ull..Of,    UMJ     Ul    I tit.
..Parties desiring any   work
along th-s"-'"above line will do     *
" 'well to see.me,before letting *
: - any, contract.V. .-'-• ■"*.   ,,    *'. -,7''
■'. Estimates' given "and satis-  *
*'.   faction guaranteed. Address:.
GE0?EARI^Fernie; B. C.
45- Steam-Heated Rooms'
Hot and Cold Baths;
This KinggE
Fernie's ' Leading  Commercial .Hotel;
The Finest Hotel in East, Kootenay
J. Lv GATES, Prop.
Screen Doors &
Cling! Clang! go the' fire bells
and off the firemen are to the
'scene of' devastation. I say! Mr.
Merchant! , '
If not,'if,wlirbe a "dead" loss this
time, as everything is going up "iiv
smoke."       * .   -   ,      ,
Take warning and have us
Don't let'above dream come true.
Insurance and, Real Estate
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Aeent   Fertile   Branch
Pellatt    Ave;
Are necessary these days to keep
, oiit those /pesky- flies..   We have
the very latest in these goods aiifl
iiivite your inspection. -v v. ~
Coal  Oil Stoves for
Hot Days
Is a blessing to eyeiy housekeeper aiid • once , tried is alway used |
when occassion requires—carried
.    / in several sizes at right - prices.
Fernie Opera House
A. Pizzocolo, Mgr.
Lumber,   Lath, Shingles, Sash, Doors
aOtllWA-TT -
HE SAW NOT .,'  ,
but theyVdid; biit too late.   All.
was   smoothed --oyer,   however,
when they saw the
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5=""""*=tt*5-v.aiijr-in~ovuCiv.—juumut-F JLUl
every purpose Imaginable and
.; can make prompt deliveries at
, all times. Don't worry about the*
size of your order." We'll cut a
lath for you or estimate on a
- Bhlpload of assorted lumber with
■ same'.care and attention. Our
• prices are - at1 , bottom notch,
'" 'now".' '.*■•-'■",
Phone 23 P, O. Box 22
OFFioe and yard, Mcpherson ave., opp. a n. depot, fernie
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Be Up-to-date and Equip Your Works with
Canadian General Electric Co.
Induction Motors
Full Information and Quotations Cheerfully Furnished
Calgary Branch Office:      325 A Eighth Ave,   West
Save Your Dollar by
Dealing with Us
Wo luivn yot n big Block of Summer OooiIh to clenr
nnd to mnko room for our wlntor Htoclc wo offer you
exceptlonnlly good kihi|)b In llm fnllowliiK llnon,
Men's Suits, reg, $18.00
Men's Undersuits 1,50
Men's Sateen Shirts 1.25
Men's Sox, per pair
conl lu tlio mine, lio Ih confronted by
liroblnniH nf'oxpuiiRu nml'rink which
oflontlmoH nro bo hoiIouh Hint tliolr
fiolutloim Ih not undorlnkon, Tho dlf-
foronro botwoon llm uroiitor cost of
rlcnn mlnliw nH compnrcd lo the Ion*
snr cohI. of wnotuftil mliiliu*;, of inn
mny menn tlio dlfformico botwoon tlio
lirnfllnblo nud uiiiiioflliiblo opiuallon
of tho mlno. It will bn tho provlnco
of tho now liurenu of MIiicb to nt*
tempt to discover method*** of operation whereby It will bo mndo profit*
nliUi to the Individual miner to I ulio
nut. nil or prnctlcnlly ill! of tlio conl,
In UiIh wny tho Hcrvlcca of tho bu-
„■■...,,   „.t\\  l.r.   rf V'.'V'f!',   '•».*"•   cl"  io   *v»iMi***n«-   I-i-i-I  Xtoon   tnlrnn   nr  tf  ror,
llio mlno r.-01-M-fitof, lo whom lt ilvo. i tftln llfo-nnvlnff dnvlcos had boon nt
To clear $13.50
KoKt to Wlif-Aimi I'nwXy HJuro
Mr. Olnvnrln will Indlcntc, n nnturiil
nml df'ilnlto euro.
Ko it fn not HiirprialiiK to hear ihnt
the method nnd nppnrnliiB of Mr. A.
Clavorlo lmvo lux-ii ml'ipti-d by titin.
ly "i.iMMi.tiliu iniin million.) buIIM'iti* nil
over the world, nud Hpoclnlly In Can*
ndn, nml Hint the most flattering lout I-
mnnlnlH of Rrntltude nre »"n». In num*
Tlio AmnrlcniiR hnvn boon thn most
wnxlcful nml profllRnto pooplo In hlHlory In tliolr utilization of tlm vmsij
n Kronter profit nnd n lonfior porlod
of tlmn in -which to work ono mlno;
not only to the worlilng miner, to
inliiiiral wonlth of tho country, with i whom It glvim much uuoded luldltloiml
thu it-milt tlmt tho most oflHimtlul of 1 protection  from dliinHtor nml donth;
liOhit iiiiil i<li>* tin* hlruc;  nli«i ciitmnt
lllllll I hi.II.>i   lili.iilili.   lit    liiiiln   ll'-' KUi*.''
i|n- iii;lils V-..-1C mul an* dt'iili'il icj Inr
by   \ou.     Sin-   ';miM    l,:\VO   t
>OI)|-   Idi'ltM  11(■ <;;U.»•   hIh'   liliH   DO  fllllll
lit Jon;  Mn- ''H.1..V,  i..i> with >ou In-
*r:m*.f   I.i >« .in   vn)   'i«il   bor   tinndi«
Hit' |>;ilit-:nl'' tbiti j on -nn-at'-'d. ;
.\fv ribt'l"*".    you    nn*    timviiicdt
liml   ili«   ulll  rs-f  lhf>  womon   i*  tli<*i
j Imvi'ii'i forRot nbout. thnt mlmr trlnl
In Idiiho, nnd w« fully renllzo thht If
thero Ih unytliiiiR tho oxploltcrH ni'1
nfrnld of. It  Ih publicity, nnd  wlillc j h^rnVi" tho .minont'iipcclnilHt
wo lmvc hnd our own nhnn? of traublo :    No ,,„,,,„ (hnl ||)ft ,„)for„„mlo g„f.
In r.rcnwooil. the mcmbfis of tlilN. forer. from rupiura |„ nil our dl*-
orL"i ii lint Inn. to ilmw mir npr'r-J.if lon !,rW.lrt „ui kiami H.U i.u.- «.|.-,.nrtuwi'.u
to   try   tlii'no   nppnrutiiH   nnd , thli
method  v.hlch  liau
i ... ....   .        .        .„. Afv ,        ....        ,  . lifo und httppl-i-"***-* t
...   ,  iforwnrd you »2S,00 to nBHlht ( omrndo I tnctC(\
1 ;„,„.   nilmnrt.  Xt,  report  thr*  trh.l.    More)    Aiilil
powtT to your olbow.
uiiiii.x  nii'li I'lintid    your    flcbt    for
•■(-.iiiiliiv in" iiti"i- ni  .kiiiii" >*mi im- Oii'i"'**' . ..     .._..,   „,„  .,„..„„..„   i„
• |of iho nobln flRht our comi'iidi-n in
' Jm*
I'nui/'rn prnvlnci'S nro rnnk Ini; for i
it- nml ilbf-rty, ln-*trurH-il mo to]
Ulll   Illilinliii   H'-himiciih  Vift-l  UitMUilliHl
wltli nxbniutlon whilo tho nntlnn Ih
yot In im HwnddllnK clothou, Tho
liurenu of MIiidk will mako InvomtlRri*
tions InokiiiK to tho development of
moro efficient mnthodn of mining
which will tend to provont a Brent
>,...-', -,f tl.c Jiiuit a\\i\ loa.t at lho
prcMiit Hyutorn
Ul-.l.      .H'.hl,.       1.IJ      I,«»IC        ImJ.'..*^!.'!      *•**.      **H       I*.|*.IJ*.'-       .^.
that it will work A «rcat sftvlng and
economy touclilnR our nntlonnl fuel
hill, which now approximates a billion nud a hnlf dollara a year.       „
Popular Approval.
P'Tlmpo no   othor    newly cmatod
Inironu in th« hlntory of tho country,
hnnd, or If HomothinK or otiior had
lie-on done. Then wo read that In
mln-po of othor •rountrlr-*, whtl<? all
rliiU ennnot be cllmlnntod, ovory pro
cnutlon known to nclnncn Ih tnkon,
I       .      .. it       a     \.,,..-1X1. Iri A      Ir.
find thnt only tho Unitod Btutos,
nniong nil tho nations, hnd no machinery for dlncovory or application
of -scientific mctliddn of hnfoty nnd
ei'onomy to Its mlnei.
Tho fuclto«tlni» division of tho roo-
loflrnf .itirvcy did much Kond wnrlt-
toward tho end to bo desired and to-
■Illim    nnil , llll**   I"'"*"'  njnu-in.  -    ...»....»   -   -- #,, -     .,, -- 	
hiuUKhl  hearth.      fn  ."i,! mlLlnc it usually l* mor*-   «•■« ^i»N nv<* V.i wrV wllh mtfbi wnnl  becoming•  I he  Tin cImir  of  Dw
o m  muriy  at*, |M-i)fliaM. io lho mlno operator to UiJcn J Ki'tifral popwhir npprovitl ns lm» bei-n   mrRniilration  -whlrn  Is  to  imtU-r.nke
' I      .      . .  .- '..._,_._   . ! i.... .* ...., •■  .* _■--.  frti..   thi. inuh  nt lAAlrlntr altt-.tr our  mini's
Yours In re\olt,
rtery <ir<-«-ii,*<«nl  Srim-ts'   i-rdon
J.  Hobc-is,  Moylo.  ii .(',,  ml''frs'i
Elastic StoekinQ*,
j out only nbout CO per cont of tho coal i nrcorded to the IJureau of Mlnos. Tho
Dolts for women  ard  D,nu il i« iu inMo out W por cent of j dt-maxnl for t\w «nactm*Piit of the hy>
ii, hee.tiiHP nf the fact that In taklni?  to rre.il.'  it  xxnn nailon-wldu In lla
out only ilu |i.*r eent llio roof of the j scope.   Mine disaster after mlno dis-
■later wl.otK. ii ihe. p-ropta ot the coun-
U**>*. uiul thut ikCttv Uuut lUii p-'optd
,    Appliances   for   weakness and fit- j mir..* »•»> I.- supported by pilinrs of
iformttios ot limlos snd baeW. xx*A Ut"; .... U...I imv-,.-.**-^.   Whvw U
Ii,,-i!m   ii, if/niiiii   in   lb"   ntui-ven  of, iinloii «l»o sent J.Yi-ii.
The only ones of their kind in the
ait'-mpu in (.-move, the plllam, which
may   n.ii.-iiiuie  nlmo*t   Unit  of  the
read that t|:.. yM.% of Wo inlfiht h4*.o
Uci-n pt*e\Mit«d If only c«ftaln pro-
ihr- task of looking after our mines
aa Jht elJ-fiart-ment    of    Axrlrulturo
looks nflor our farms.
Tlm B-meral demand of tho peoplo
ihnt tlw.- tvdoi'Ul fc'or<"ititjK ut mnhr-
tnko (111-! work wut volfd nnfonlj*
hy the pre** of th* country, but It
uiu.*.'  with  cspecIaT  forco  from  tlio
•ino'iln wbo tmvo itx ito wllh t»iI*i*"*
Thn Unitod Minn Worhorfl, composed
ot .SUO.OuO workniK mliicrH. undor tl.o
prculdoncy of .lohn Mitchell, petitioned congress to create this hit-
renu, Tho Amorlcnn Mlnir»ir Con-
uross, romponod of tho loiulinn mlno
lilr-i*tt,r,r..f    nn.X    ...... A, >♦.,    r.f    IX, n     rr..,.....,,
■• ,- • - ••"•• I.
otidorsod tho movoment and sovoral
times sent Htrong petitions to congress
In its bclmlf. A mcotlng of mind
owners nnd opcrntors w**is held Jn
Washington for the express purposo of
nddliiR (heir volco to tho gonornl
Now tho Ilureau of Mines is ready
to benln Its work. It will roQitlro
time io perfect its orKftnlr.«tlon, and
much moro tlmo and labor to extend
Its operation* to ntvet the demand
from nil parts of the union. Ilut tho
bnRlnnlnn; has been mndo ami Ihero
i* a lit ir and powt-tta, fgwuvrnttit*.
nrcory nt wnrlt fnr rnnjtorvttt1on—
• oiturvatlon IkiIU of liuman live* and
of nnttirnl wealth.
_________ .**.-..■*«  . vr-
y-i"•   „,7 (Reynold's "Weekly; -'y
^■/'iAf filiated to the-general federation
of-trade-unions there* are 137 trade
" societies with ."a - total membership of
- over ; 700,000.    The '. annual . council
.meeting is to .be-held-, at'Swansea on
, Thursday and Friday next,- when several amendments-to the existing rules
-of. the Federation, are to.be proposed.
" The'federation.has been in.existence
; for il years,'and is really .the financial
■*•■ depot*of the "trade -union's. "•- Last-year
' there was a heavy' strain iipon the
, funds," yet for the year ending, March
*.3ltlast a" greater sum-was "carried tb
reserve than   in   any^previous year.
This "sum, amounted to.l£25,173  13s
' lid:,, though the amount actually carried forward, is £99,9 02*18s.^3d.N The
. latter'constitutes a. reserve fund. The
' total expenditure last year was £lli-
, 808, and only in three years, during
the last eight hus the sum expended
, been smaller.   A society which deals
-- with such' a large amount of money,
is bound to attract .considerable attention, and so tho proposed amendments to the rules of the federation
are1; of   Importance.    The Dockers'
. Union will, move that the office of
. chairman shall be held forgone year
only, but the Sheet Metal Workers
consider a period of three years better, and will-move an amendment to
". that effect.   The present chairman of
,.,the federation is Alderman Allen Gee,
J. P., of'.the  -Weavers'and Textile
workers, 'Yorkshire, and he is the only
■' person nominated for chairman at the
forthcoming council meeting. Another
•■ amendment 'will propose that-one" of
' ,.the objects of the 'federation 'shall .be
, to secure unity of action amongst all
•  societies forming the federation;   An
7 amendment to .Rule 6 is in favor of
'. establishing a legal defense fund..."
:Mr,: O'Lehano says:;. "In the drapery
business "some employers,* or rather
managers, have an idea" that when assistants are'' getting. *oiarried0they cannot do so without their permission.
If any action'on 'the..(part of, this or
any other firm'is,allowed to go ~uu-
' challenged, the position in the drapery
trade,would be an Intolerable'one."
The.association will .endeavor to get
the man reinstated,*'or, at least,-have
a similar.occurrence .made impossible
in the'future;'       V   - ' - .. 7* *
" ',-i ■ CorporationWorkers.
Those who take-an interest'iri the
busirie'ss -transacted at- the Trade
Union Corigt*ess.,wiil remember that
in 1906 the'.congress passed a resolution condemning the principle-of
municipal workers haying-a union of
their own. There was considerable
friction oyer this, as it was contended
that;there already existed unions to
which municipal, workers'were eligible. In calling attention to this matter/-Mr. J. J. W. Bradley, the president of thd National Union of Corporation-Workers, insists that municipal workers ought to have a union
of their own, and they aro determined
to maintain their union in spite of the
hostility of a. few rival organizations.
Ho says:. "We" are not" the only organization by many that * are not affiliated.' to the "congress;,, there-/is
much work for the union to do, and
its'work must go on.'   •-.; *
- Draper's Assistant's Dilemma.,
'- We .have had our attention called
. to' a "remarkable  case  in  Dublin  in
which a "draper's assistant employed
, by' Messrs.. Switzer and company of
* Grafton street,    was    discharged,.b?-
cause he requested a week's leave" of
"'.-' absence!  as  he, had  made   arrange-
..ments   to   get   married:   The Irish
Draper's   Assistants'   association has
taken .the  matter  u'p,;arid  arra'nge-
<ments are being made to hold a piib-
- .lie" meeting' in  the   Rotunda ' to. do-"
"nounce the action,of the".firm.   I\lr.
. ;'M.  J.  O'Leliane,  the" general, secre-
' tary .of the association,'has 'sent "us
i full'details--of .th'e case, from which
.-'it appears that the assistant had been'
.-' over 16 years* in the firm's employ,
"- and had an excellent character.   He
was-informed by the-firm" that they
•* could not permit. Wm to continue-iri
.- their employment as lie/was getting
^mairieu io a^uun*_~*"'"'j-^.'cl»6?*v'3,='-»—*""
tha  same- line  of  business.      This
I'same. line of business", is ' a' little
shop in the Lower Druincondra-road.
of Messrs. Houlders' boats that, enter
ed the.port in future. These proposals
haying been, agreed'to, all the Avon-'
mcutB men resumed work * at . the
docks.--' Through relying on a summarized report of the meeting held
by • the msn's representatives 'on'
June. 11, we«were led,* unfortunately,
Into doing some injustice to Mr. Ben
Tillett; as it was stated that he told
the men' that the award of. the Arbitration Board was contrary, to the evidence, and he recommended them--not
to accept-it. This was not in accordance with the facts,• as" Mr7Tillett,
himself a firm supporter* of, the principle of arbitration, urged.upon the
men that the award having" been
given they*-must accept it. In conjunction with the other leaders he
pointed out that refusal to accept the
award would not only throw over the
arbitration, court, but -would also
throw over the'authority and advice
of the leaders.   .
New Proposals for the General Council
The Dock Strike at Newport. .
7 The strike at Newport amongst the
dockers against the introduction of' a
system of, payment by the day instead
of at' tonnage rates is still taking its
course', and it has been decided not
to withdraw any further police until
Messrs. Houlders' steamship, Indian1
Transport,-and- the-shipping federation's-depot'ship,, Lady Jocelyn, liave
departed from! the port^and the free
labor gangs,'return [ home. The'claim
of Messrs.' • Houlder, Brothers for
£1,100 for damage and demurrage for
delay in-loading their steamship has
been sent to the Newport town council, and-the latter body have agreed to
pay.-. £1,OOO, It .-was only upon-the,
corporation consenting * to pay demurrage at £100 a day up. to 10 days
that- Messrs. Houlder * consented to
allow the arbitration which took, place;
and" they* delayed, the importation of
the1'strike-breakers.-7It will be remembered that the trouble spread to'
Avonmouth, ■ where the, dockers refused .lo.load Messrs. Houlders' steamship, Natal Transport. ' But the men
have held a* conference, and have decided7 that four**-crane men'and one
foreman"';should;.be. allowed, to^ work
eration men., were removed. after,, tlie
ship had sailed, .he Avonmouth men
would .agree to load or discharge t any
Wages and Hours of Labor.
Tlie Board of Trade are still on
tho big task of collecting statistics
in regard to the wages and hours of
labor of the .working classes ih the
United,Kingdom. They have already
issued three reports, and now the
fourth of the series is to hand. It
appertains' to those in the public
utility service, - namely, roads "and
sanitation,* gas, electricity, water,
tramways, and omnibuses. There are
over 268,000 persons engaged in the
work mentioned, 95 per cent of which
are men. The average wage paid to
the persons in these works, including
those who worked either less or
more than-full time, was 26s. 3d. For
nien the average was' 27s., and lads
and boys' 12s. ■■_■*•   '     ,°
The-woiIters in'tho -ural disuicts
earned l'.ss'than those in towns or a
population of 100,000. The average
number of.-hours worked was 54.7.
Tramway and-omnibus men had tlie
highest average,* 58,7, and electricity
supply men the lowest, 51.9."
Railway' Men. Dismissed.
During the past. 12 months several
men working iri. the London and
Northwestern' Railway carriage works
at Wolverton have been discharged,
whilst in several shops men are only
working four or five days a .week.
In all about 450 men have" been, discharged. This is a very serious matter
for the* men, and something akin to
consternation .was felt amongst those,
at work when this week notices to
stop' work- was served .upon another
batch of- men. ,.*The local; P-jrish
Council "and the District-Council are
to hold a meeting to - consider .f it
industry .-in * the; town; which" has suffered a great loss through'the nuemor-
ous discharges. ,---■*    ' _ -
.Forest;.and'_bush"'fires are playing
havoc aii^around us and the mill
known as Gibson's;,about"five miles
out; is endangered.** =.*_
The   fire .brigade" had . a   hurryup
call to the rubbish heap at the east
snd of the coke ovens, and they are
to be "complimented on their prompt
action or it might have. quickly communicated • to" the East Coleman district, and done considerable damage.
.The general opinion in this town
regarding';ithe' action  of the  Crown
in the case of - Decoux, - the Belgian
miner, at Frank who is now in McLeod "; awaiting   trial    charged with
murder after a jury of* business men
had brought in a verdict of accidental
death,  that it was    a • high-handed
piece of business.    Decoux was surrounded  by  quite,  a  large  crowd  of
sympathizers when - he , was taken on
the   train   handcuffed- to   Detective
Piper's left, wrist, and everyone* expressed themselves as very sorry for
the unjustly accused man.    He complains that hejs not getting enough
to eatr He is a strong, healthy man
and ought to be fed accordingly.   The
way the district officers' have acted
on behalf of   this   brother calls""* for
loud praise and our president, Will
Powell is entitled    to    special commendation' as his effSrts have been
untiring    and    he    has    considered
neither distance   nor    difficulty any
obstacle in doing all that he can.to
help the man. in his trial, andeso far
as the rank and file are concerned,
judging-by "the remarks made, tliey
will do all that lies in their power by
furnishing the, sinews of war to fight
this, case- as   long"   as   they have a
five-cent piece left as this is not merely" an' attempt to- railroad a man to
the gallows, but a' direct attack on
tho liberty of all. individuals and Decoux being the one selected' is merely
incidental. „ At a •  meeting'   of    the
Carbondale-local' at  McGilllvray   assistance was - voted to help the  unfortunate Belgian.
Mrs.' Sherwood- -presented * Robert
with another yoimg lady upon whom
he can shower*,.his affection in the
shape of a beautiful daughter.,
. The cobblers and seamstresses
should be kept busy as the nails in
the sidewalks .have a nasty, way of
lifting -.up ■ their . heads high.' enough
to catch one "trippingly on the hoof"
or make an insertion in the hem of a
skirt that is-not conducive to sweetening the. temper. We don't believe
in "knocking," but* this is an exception and would suggest* that a pounding on the head of these obstreperous
foot-and clothes, destroyers, would be
in good order. Council please note.
. We are - looking forward with a
good deal of-, interest to "the.. forth-
Furniture Moving a Specialty
Leave Orders with W. Keay
PHONE   78
Fresh,   Cut
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House     and '" Office J
Plants,, Funeral Flow- $
Wedding    Bou- $
you  wish  to   make  yonr
home   life  much  happier
and   you   have  ,a   little
money to mako the first-
the best that human brains
and skill can produce is,
none* too good for you
then buy a Heinzman and
Co. piano. .
Grand Theatre Block
Piano Parlors
M.W. Elley, Dist. Mgr.
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J   Your orders will'receive prompt   at-  J
J  tcntion and you will bo plcuRcd with  •**•-.
-K  what wc hend you..    -. ,, J
Railroader  Who  Turned   Miner, Has
Great Bonanza in Coal Seam
"on G. T. P. Line.  *
costs Scovlllo from'$50 to $75 per
ton to deliver the "coal Into .tbo construction camps;.but the profit he is
making ovor and above this expense
is enough.to make him'rich before
tho contractors finish their work to
the Yellowhead Pass.
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Vein'at Brule Lako la Only One of
Kind 80 Far Discovered, and
Owner Has Fine Monopoly.
Tho discovery of n pocullnr cIiibb of
blacksmltli'-R coal, by ' tho Halo of
which ho Is rapidly piling up a for*
tuno, haB booii mndo on tho mnln llrio
of tho Urnnd Trunk Pacific rnllwny,
nonr Tlrulo lnlio, In tho foothills! by
Dick Scovlllo, tho contractor who
cleared nil tho rlRht of wny for Uio
rnllwny west of Kdmonton   to   tho
Up until this yonr Scovlllo wnn 011-
KnRotl In hin work of cloarlnu tlio
rlKliI of* wny for tho now trniiKcon*
tlnontnl nml whilo ho wnH miiklnf? n
littlo monoy on tho contrnct, It wiih
not ono on whloh hn would wow
wonlthy vory fnnt. It wnn whon hn
hnd completed hin contract to tho
mountain*-), nml wns ilolriK n littlo
proHpccllnB, thnt ho mumbled on tho
dlHcovory which Ih renplng him quito
n ImiulHoino bnnlt nccount,
Tho conl ho (Uncovered n fow mtloB
north of tho Q, T, P., nonr llnilo lnkp*
In of n pocullnr clous thnt Ih vory vnlu*
, .      ,          ., 1           rt    . , 111 ..,*..,  t\.-i (1
UiliV ul Litin-i.a,..!..,.>.    n,f_.»	
twiyof, bin opportunity. Thoro wow
ilo7.nnB of blnckB-mtthR up nnd down
tho Q. T. P. .construction to whom
this (*pnl would provo indlspi-ni-ablc.
It wn« nn cuHy uinltor for Scovlllo to
filo n clulm on tho conl, put n few mon
* iti won' xo luivv*. tt, 'niax *iii*i> xx. i.*A>
tho construction enmps nt $200 n ton,
HcovIHo'b clnlm is nlmnst on thi
shorcn of llrulo lnko. Ho loads tho
conl onto luiKo flat bottomed boats
nnd by this monnn of transportation
ho Is nblo* to reach mnny cnmpi up
and down the Athaliaucti, river. To
thoso camps farther Inland, bo hauls
the conl by toam, fly thin monnn bn
supplies many of the Mncksmllns In
tho can-irs of PhMan nnrt Shirley west
of lho McUo-l rlvfir.
, Tho blacksmith* In tho roniUru-n-
tion camps gladly pny $200 a ton for
Ihe coal. In Kdmonton lhe coal would
W v,ovlli ft-biu ;;0 lu $13 uei* toil.   It
Dear Sir: How soon wo forget.
The first-fow days following tho burning of a largo hotel the whole country ls.up In arms demanding bottor
protection for the lives of the traveling public,' Then till Is forgotten until
tho noxt'flro occurs.
This should not be., The only way
to win Ib to koop nftor tho hotol men.
Keep up a constant, continuous ngltn-
tion. Don't lot up on n hotel until
they, hnvo put n ropo, In every sleeping room nbovo tho first floor.   -
The ropo is tho only thing. TIiIr
wns provod beyond n question of
doubt nt the burning of tho Piossmoro
hotol ln Cornwall, Cnnndn.
This hotol lucidly hnd n ropo In
every bedroom.
Tho flro wns n florco ono, and the
majority of tho, guosta and help
would hnvo beon 'roasted nllvo If the
ropes liml not boon thoro.
Pny no attention to tho mnn who
snys tho I'opo la no good; thnt tho
peoplo would bo nfrnld to hho it,
Womon nnd children cnmo down n
rope from the third floor of tho Rons-
moro. I toll you thnt you or nnyono
olso would como down If there wnn n
hot. firo or Bmolto bohlnd you. .
Wo Bhould nil pull togothor with
tho ono objoct In vlow. A ropo In
ovory HloqpInK room. Don't bo Influenced by tho dlfforont devices you
honr nbout. Tho hotola will not put
■thom In on nccount of tho oxpeiiHo,
-nnd If tlioy did you probnbly would
not know how to iihp them whon the
flro occurred.
Ilnnd n fow of tlm romnrkB tnkon
from tlio Montreal Blnr, one of the
londhiR nowapniioiH of Cnnndn, Tlto
iirllcln Is liondfil "Itopos Hnvod "Mnny
from Burn Dontli, Not n Slnftlo I'or-
Bon Wns Ablo to (1-r-i Down by Wny
of tlio Htnlrs." Fortunntoly, ovory
room hi*-.! n ropo nttnehod to tho window, elao hardly n bqu! would hnvo
JmnoB O'llollly, 8r„   county   Judge*.
i 1 .   mf*    Mid   -firt-n   f«f«*pn*nft*fl   f^n-rfl   ■Milvi'
*.».)      i" * *          •  U-
tdnry win-low. Tlio non hnd typhoid
fovor. Mrs. Aloxnndor McLonnnn
slid down tho ropo In nlKbt ntllro. Mr.
McLennan threw their flvo-yfarojd
bnby to hur nnd then olid down the
ropo hlmtiolf.
.-,    *. *■..,...   .. _ .. 1«1
feW**--    »*S*&'.l>,.k»,.»>»'*     *,l....>.'-t      »„M.~*     ...ft*.,+     ...
by tho commercial traveling frnternUy
aB ono of tbo lafeat hotels from (Ire
In linmtorn Ontario. It wu-i n brick
atructuro, equipped with a flro osenpo,
In overy bedroom thoro wns nn
emorRency ropo,securely attached lo
the floor.   On-*** 'ffwnt nnld:
"Tho imoke cnmo along the corridor in (front ttlwotn. HllfllriK '-vi-tv*
thing ln Itk wny. Without n moment's
hesitation I throw my clothes out df
thc bo-boom window and swung to
(hn (ttrround on tho ropo. I had to
drcsa outBldC*
The same story is (old by nnmtiouu
commctclut tmvclcrn. Thi fin*1 wayo
appears to have been' used by few
of those .who escaped. -. In practically
every case safety Is attributed to the
-presence of a stout rope in the bedroom," ■ '
J. A. Burns, "a member of the I. C.
M. A., who was in the fire,*wrote as
follows: ' ' '        -'
, '. Montreal, 30th . April,. 1910...,
Mr. R. A. Cavennugh, Chicago, 111.
,Doar Sir: I enclose you account of
firo in Cornwall, Ontario, on the night
of. tho 29th of April. I saved'my life
by-..coming down n ropo which1 was
fastened to1 the floor, insldo tho ***vln-
dow.° I never, realized tho value of u
ropo In n room beforo, and I am going
to ask the directors of the different
commercial .travelers' nssoclntlon
companies In Canada'to Insist on all
hotels hnvlng ropes ln the rooms, for,
in my enso, tho room-door was on
flro whon I first know of It'.
I cut my foot, the sole, nnd
wrenched my'sldo In getting out, ond
I nm going to bo ln for four or l'lve
dnys. I hnd our'doctor In nnd ho snld
I hnd n clnlm. Kindly send me clnlm
pnpor to mnko out, This flro will
mnko n good mnny now members for
tho I. C. M. A„ ns wo nil coiiBldorod
thin hotel ono of tho anfost ln the
country. Hoping to honr from you nt
nn -curly dnto, I nm, . , ((i
Your vory truly,
(Signed) J. A. BURNS, 32942.
Stick for tho ropos, gontlomon. Insist that nil hotels put one In every
Bleeping room. Ono ond Bhould bo
Hocuiely nttnehod nbout two or throo
foot nbovo tho window Bill. Some
hotel mon sny thnt thoy spoil tho
lookn of a room, tlmt thoy don't look
nlco. I toll jou, thoy look good when
you wnko up nnd find tho hnlln so full
of smoko nnd flnmo thnt "you ennnot
get to tho atnlrwny or flro oHcnpo.
If tlmy.toll you thnt their Iiouho Ih
snfo'toll them nbout tho Jullon Hotel
flro In Dubuque, Thoy thought thnt
Iiouho Hiife, but llio firo mndo hucIi
linndwny It wiib Impossible for Homo
(0 got to tlio oscnpoH. Rovorul lind
to jump. Ono of our momborH hnd to
Jump out of n Hocond-Htory, window
nnd was badly injured.
Vory truly yourH,
Citrate of Magnesia, Bottle.-.*?.35c
Lime Juice, Bottle 90c
Phosphate • of Soda, BottI 3', 35c
Root Beer Extract 35c
Fruit"Sails,   50c 75c ,$1.00
Health Salts, per tin. -. 25c
and Coleman footballers on the.23rd,
and as this is the first time they have
met,* * games having been postponed
on account of the accidents, there is
'no doubt thatnthe rivalry'that is intense will bring out the best that" is
in the'two teams;*and may the'best-
one win without creating any-hard;
feelings and to ' do this "play ball"
clean, manly and then if'defeated nobody can say disgraced. ,
In a previous letter I called attention
to the need 1 for proper sanitation nnd
as a proof that this- is sadly needed
that sickening ' contagious disease,
scarlet fever has ' broken out and
although, only ono dwelling, that of
Charley Leffley, has been placarded
and vc/y rightly so, still if tliere be
other cases why not have thom bear
tlie usual notico too? As this disense
Is likely to spread evory precaution
should bo observed °for the gonornl
well-being of the community und all
enses reported otherwise exaggerated
reports nro' circulated nnd lose nothing as they travel, which does fur
more Injury to tho town thnn' If the
truth In nil lis bnldnoss.lfl glvon out.
There Is nnother sldo that should be
considered nnd that Is Hint nobody
lins a right to cnuso others to run n
risk becauso of their doalre to keep
It silent. If nny mombor of u fnmlly
shows signs of hnvlng nny Infections
or contnglous'disenso roport ought to
bo mndo to tho health officer. Why
should Charley Leffley bo Blnglod out?
Yoo, It Ib.right and proper thnt, his
plnco bo quarantined, but why his
placo nlono?
"Druggist, and ' Stationer,
Land Rich
Money Poor \
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$400 buys, ten acres of Creston I
'.    , ■  •'
Fruit Land, two roads adjacent
-« - - ■ • *r
1 The Creston Fruit and ii
! Produce Association
Itet'ailers please Note that orders for the famous Creston
Strawberries now in
A. Lindley, Box 27 Creston
to the property, well watered by
creeks and springs, a short dis-
7 tance   from   AVyiiclell    station.
■s *J -,
This is a cash proposition, and
cannot be duplicated anywhere.
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For. Further Particulars Address
Electric Lighted
Steam Heated
The Waldorf Hotel
First Class Accommodation for Travellers
mrs. s. Jennings; proprietress
Hot and Cold Water L, A,  Mills, Manager
Sherman Testimonial Fund,
Tho following nor Ihe amounts ro
cr-lvf-d on br-linlf of thin fund up lo
July 1st:
Friend {.I. II.)
ISmploymont of tho liio-.pi'-rlonccd
lmmlRrantH In the conl minus of ihls
country In hukkohIoiI an lho probable
cnuso of many hoi'Iouh nccldonlR,
ln n report, of tho Immigration commission whicli wns' presented to con-
KI'ohh by B-Miiiior DlllliiRliiim, chnlr*
num. Tho report denls with tho
economic conditions of nbout eighty
eight thoiisniid soft conl ihIiidi'h, ihiu
fourth of nil employed in Hint Industry In UiIh country.
Morn ib iui two HiouhiuiiI hou'io-
holds were visited In, tnbulntlng the
Information for thnt Inquiry. It
wnn found Unit 10 por cont. of tho
fmnlllefl lived In homos of two rooms
whilo the ki'piii mnjorlty of inltiom'
fnmlllOH hnvo four. Morn thnn 70
por cent, of nil tlm minors Included
In the report cim enrn more limn %'.'.
n dny, but. during tho yenr covored
by   tho   Investigation,   only nbout 7
rinr fow   nt l\\ri nxon warXtotl full tltrif
i nnd moro thnn B0 pnr cent, of tlmm
•^'•'(i lom throo nionlliH. Tho nvuniKU cur*
$ C0.00  ninuH of the liendH of tho 2,00u or
nit> tin i _      ...       .      ..........         .  .
UNDER nnd'"'b"y virtue of'the pow*
ers contained in a certain Chattel
Mortgage whicli -will bo produced. at
the time of sale, there will be offorod
for snlo by public nuctlon on Frldny,
the Twenty-ninth dny of July, 1010, at
tho hour of ono thirty In the nftor-
noon; upon tho premises of Hnrry Old-
lnnd In Klko, 13 ,C„ by Willinm Druco,
Auctioneer, lhe following pei'sunnl proporty, nnmoly, nil chntlols of the snld
Hurry Oldlnnd usod In his business ns
n Coho Ovon contractor, Including
soven horses, sovornl sotts double harness nnd curt hnrnoBH, wiiggoit-s,
sleighs, plows, dump carts, wliooibnr-
rows, ropo**!, wlndlnss, Inols, blnck*
smith outfit, tantfl, cooltlng utensils,
roofing foil, lumbor nnd other nrtlcles
too miniciouu lo mention,
Tonus: All mimn of Twonty flvo dol-
InrH nnd undor, cnsh; In the ciiho of
bums o\u* $2!J, leu per cent of tho
purcluiHu money to bo pnld down nt
the tlmn of snlo, mid tho bnlnnco to bo
pnld wit In fifteen diiyH thoronftor or
to ho securnd in u mniiiior tmtlHfuctory
In the vomlnrB,
For fnrthor pitrtleiilnrs mul conilll*
Iohh of mile npply lo I Inn-lunar St. Mc-
Dcniiild, JiiliiiHon-Kiili'Oiior lllock, l-'iir*
uio. II. f!„ Kollcllorn for VoiiiIoVh.
Oat cd lit Ki'inlo, II. C. thlH nth dny of
July, A.D. 1010,
SUITS   and
and up made to your measure.   The
latest New York and English
Cloth and Styles
PiMTHR TTTM   Room-** 2 -iiid 3, The A. Beck Block
raim i uru u m next pernie hotel, fbknie
Hosmor -... ^7?'*??!mor*- frtmlll<*-» Inv-r'nIlRnted wn» found
to be MT.fiO n month,
Of thn    flH.OOO  mon   ,ri4,000 , worn
I.lllo ...; ".  124,00
noiivuo  2r»tl.oo
f'unmwo Ml nn
Untikhenil   120.25
Tnbor  67.00
Kdmonton   4.20
Lotlibrldgo '....'I.:  140,00
Tnbcr  88.4 S
.Mnplo Unf  30.00
Colomnn   3r.8.00
nliigs of the houdH of two thoUHnnd
hml btx-n In tho country Ichb than
flvo years.
About  10 per rent of tlio foreign
bom mlnem   cun   rend   and   wrlto.
Illlterncy runs    hlRhont   nmong the
niis.'if-iiii    Amonu  Ihn   forelKn   born
057.001 nilnrTH tii(»r«( thnn, GO por cunt, can
225,00 I {,„,.],-*<  KimllMi. - About   20  por  cont.
C. J. Kcltntrom, lothbrldgo lOO.o-fi 10f t)if. rftniUlt-M own Iheir own born-'t*.
R.oo ti,o tout live Iii company uhnckn.
The IiIrIh'i-i jwr^nlago of lho nat-
uniUzutlou iimoiiB' them In found In
tlm mlwr« from flwrden, who nlno
b-ad lu lltii;ji'y and nblllty fo apf-al.-
'  $2,S,ri0.70
A. J. CAIITRR, Sec. Tronn.
Dltltlct 18 U. M. W. (it A.
♦ffl.T   ItlTM
Any Informnllon rogut'dlug pi*cm,'iu
whnrr-nhniitH of JoHoph Hmlth Ih nnx-
loiiHly dodlred by bin Borrowing mother.
He wnn ono of tho flrHt chockwoli.li*
mon employed nt Conl Creek, nnd It
Ih reported thnt ho "wnn onm of tho
i i.. .1     i   ,i,ii, ,.it, ,.
lhe old wooden tlpplo.     Hn wns born
nt filliiRHby,    Yorkshire, .-.rig., nbout
yenm ngo, Bliort net, mouNtnclie, fnr-n
cleiiii Hlinvon. mouth rather wido, iioho
nQiilllim, brond forehend of medium
t.-'lt;l*t, flnnr.ni tone and Uu**..!, \x\v.xt-
ulnif.     Wlfo died nt Cnlgnry. I.ntor
);i> wont in {Spokane hut n-iiiiiKil   in *
('nlgary about three yoarn iik» Hlncoj
ivhUb lilm) nil tm Co ot lilm li,*n. 1» ' n |
lo;*t.     Photo tnkcti yearn ngo In In ,
butsd* of ll. Ilwt, nee rotary Jo<-aI 2SM '
Vortdo, II. . . I
We Invite Your Inspection
which Ik of 1 lit* iilglioHl Hiihh, In   iiiiili'iliil,   wni'kiiiiiiiNlilp,   fit.   mid
The demiind In tlin Mi-ii'h KurnlHliliiKK lum fotci'il iih to ropcili on
iiiiuiy HlK'H wliich luivii JiihI iirriviid iuul lum' bciii put Inlo Htork,
M.'ii'h Nnvy Jlalliomlci'H HhlrtH, i/Mrn vnluc ni  *1.2!>
Mi'H'h  Khaki Hlilrlu, extra value ut 00c
Men'** N.'gllg--i' tihlitn from 75c to 11.30
M-'H'h CnpH, from   20c, 2ie, 05c to( 90c
Our Grocery Department
In complete    Wo cnt'T Io imrtlciilni* lioiiHuliiM'pi-rh   wlio   Iu. Ihi    oii
tlin boHt.   Your oi'ilern for
Preserving Fruit
will hnvo our bout iiticutton.
Opp. Post Ottice
i The Cash Merchant
l Othce ■
benefits with unceasing fienoral
profit* Sent out uf tuwn it'b lifo ib ended. 5\7i(>t
with tho homo morchants it is a rnossencer of
continuous benefit. Business men should awake
to the importanco of keeping this dollar nt homo
and make t bid for it by judicious advertitin-j. i'i TuiiiTiiiihin ■■_■"■ iVTij-i-iT tfta
tam'immmi.wvs^ ~*Z
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THE  DISTRICT LEDGER,.■F,..BN|E,r*-B:;-C.,-.;JUty.-23,'1910.
;$&ef 9fefo.fi '£ettj)ftf;
. Published every Saturday morning at its office, Pel
, latt Avenue, Fernie, B. C. . Subscription $1.00' per year in
advance. "An excellent advertising medium. Largest
circulation in'the District." Advertising rates on appli*-
cation.- Up-to-date facilities for the execution of aii
special attention. Address all communications to The
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District Ledger.
,W. BENNETT, Editor.
With Fernie's past experience precautionary measure against the,"fiery element aro absolutely essential,.
* With tho waters of Coal and Fairy creek at'^our disposal
together with numerous hydrants now tha,t we are to
' have additional, hose as a result of demand made by several citizens the ability to cope with any conflagration
ought to place it on a par witli any city in Canada. Whilo
on this subject a burning one indeed trust that the intention to establish a sub-station in the annex will be
consummated in the near future thus providing a section
of the city with the protection that it so sorely needs.
Again* the system-of fire alarms ought to bo instituted
"with all possible dispatch and the Gnmewoll system would
save a great amount of time because of the strokes of
rbe boll indicating to the .-spare firemen the whereabouts
of tlie fire 'without going io tho fire hall to mako enquiries as is the case.at tlie present time.'  ,
* We have bylaws stating that hotels and similar buildings  should  bo  supplied   with  fire .escapes   and  other
.means of exit in case of need.* Ontario has a law. which
is in force that overy room in a hotel shall be supplied
with a rope whereby guests may escape* in the event of
oilier  means being cut off.    Fernie  could follow this
-example, but first of all see that the bylaws already
made are in force and it is up to the fire chief to see
tbat it is done.
companies, but is equally applicable to every craft in the
industrial world. ..." ',.
"Resolutions," "expressions of heartfelt sympathy," "intense Indignation" etc.,"are inadequate to meet the re-
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quirements when* life is at. stake-and the.' adoption of
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more effective measures iij.order;to secure?the,consummation desired. 7 -7 .
Looking over "The Labour Gazette" for May t we note
that out of the total of 94 killed in 16 different departments there were 16 in railway service and 40, or practically one-sixth of the 246 injured, and these statistics
are only based upon cases brought to the notice of the
department through the press of the country or by the
correspondents, of the Labour Gazette. Such a ghastly
toll is by no means a pleasant subject for contemplation,
especially is this more noticeable when comparison is
made with the low percentage of the European countries.
„ The death of brakeman McAteer, wliich was caused
'by being struck on the head by the- beams of No. 26
snowshed as the train was passing through, still further
" emphasizes the fact that the snowsheds, and" this one in
particular, are not as safe as they might be. No. 26 shed,
as was stated in the evidence at the inquest on Wednesday night, is lower than the others, and dangerous for
the brakeman who have to be out on top of. the cars.
The nce.d_inay_oflen_ai:ise_fQr_a._man ■t6_gat_up_-froni_a.
sitting posture when going through snowsheds, and
when he does so) he is called upon to risk his life" unnecessarily,   Six feet from the top of a car to the beam
of'the shed is not enough space for safety and provision
should be mado so as to' render a man safe while on
the top of a car _n any position he .nay be in. There
is' no need to have such a close'fit'for tho cars in the
'sheds and tho.'fnct that two lives have boen lost-this
year through practically tho same' cause should be
ground enough to, show the C. P. R. that their servants
risk their lives' too much In this respect. Tho cars
seem to be getting highor all.tho timo and yot tho sheds
remain unaltered.   It is to be hoped that tho C. P.'it.
1 M
will take notico of, and adopt the recommendation of
the jury on Wednosdny for the minimizing of the
dangor to""trainmen in the sheds nnd mnko the necessary
Tho. above cdltorinl from "The Mail Herald," Revel,
stake, July 9, Is timely, but the question ono may ask
will it be heeded'by the C, P. R.? This is by no moans
the first accident of a liko chnrncter that hnR happened
nnd despite the recommendation's of previous juries no
act km 1ms boon tnkon looking to tho safeguarding of tho
liven ot' thoso Involved. Tho destruction of snoiVHlieils,
whon unaccompanied by loss of lifo or Injury to limb, Is
nn iinnililBnli'd"blosBlnB rather thnn a dlRafUor becauso
Hie company Is then compound to rebuild, nnd In tho
robulldlnglho. holghl from the top of thu hlghonl, box car
nnd tho ceiling of llm roof Is siifflojoht to onnblo a lull
mnn to stniid on tho'running bonrd without nny danger
of hli** hond striking n beam. Ah thoro Ih not much
renson lo expect. Ihnl. any hiiowhIIiIi-h will 'perform ,tho
bonoflclnl fuiiclloiiH referred lo nnd tho C. P. R, Ih no
illlnlory miildng Hip iwiiiIhIIo ehiingr-H scorning loth lo
Incur n mnnotnry oxpnndltiiro even though hiunnii-liven
lift Hiicrlflceil by tho, delay, thoro In no r-nnson why (hu
li'proHonliitlvoH of tho varloiiH brotiierhootlH connected
willi tin*! liiiln Hiirvlco Hhould not got together nnd In-
M.-.-ul of m-iK'sllug I ben cninplnciMiily allow thn imbject
to flleker grndiinlly Into forgotfulnoHH, mnko IiihIhIoiiI
<l<'iniuids 'Hint, piecniitlonnry inenHiiroH ' bo liiHtlluted
forthwith, Tin* oceupnlliiii of tlm nillrnnder Ih hii/.nrd*
nuK, <", .i under llio mom fnviii'iiblo roiidlttoiiH, lliclr
liv.---. nnd linibM being ever In Jeopardy, yet It. requires
sume liiitnwni'd ncr-ldent to Htlr thein from their lethargy
"whleh much (-nfom-il hIiowh n luiHty Hpnrlc mid titntlfilit
In cold ngnln," Great kuvkh 1_ laid upon tlm lucreiiHeit'
wages obtnlned iih a iWtill of united net lon, but here's n
"ullll more Miluuble opportunity to exert llu-miu-lv-'H for
n ,sl|ll gi'i'iiler piirpiiKn und nui'oly mi IIiIm Heoro Ihere
Hhould be unanimity of nxproHHlon among the different
ile-jinrtmeiilK of thn trnnHportftllon branch nf tbo mil-
innd i-torvleo, Let the membern nf tbe VI, L, V„, IV I,,
V. to 10.. O. It. ('.. II. II, T., and a'',, r m-gniil/ntloiiH meet
togellu'i' und decide upon ronrerli-il action, None run
tell w|io Ih lo be the next man niarl'-'d down by Die
(Irlrn Itr-nper, n;ierilleei| Himply licrniiHi- tlm -IrIiIk of
property nre placed nbovo tlio uiluo of liiiiiinn life.
AroldeiilH iiuihI happen, but this doen not oxcuho negli-
genre of tlmHc Improvement m whereby ihey cnn bn mn-
lerlfilly levelled.
WM:   i,f   llu-   time   WOIII   e-spn-hnhitih  .hum)   hlil-glUK   Up
In Tunny biiMnehR offlcex In "Dn It now," That could
!> uuislMiinilj tripled and pi-rMi-itciitly ilnrnored for by
those wlio liirrenne tin- i-|h1(h inriirr<-<l' In the ordinary
run  nf Dw dtty'n work nn n eonseqiinTire of tlio em-
This is the time of'the, year when philanthropically
inclined people are* begging for funds for "Fresh Air.
trips" "excursions for the little ones," etc. We do not
wish to be understood as deprecating these proofs of
human sentiment because without it life .would sink
into a dreary waste arid mankind' become a deadened
mass. So those desirous of aiding in the uplift of
humanity not satisfied w'ith tlie mere giving of alms,
would urgo tliat they make a deep study of social problems to the end that the source of' all evils be laid bare
and efforts employed to cleanse the body politic instead of merely applying,- palliatives that not only are
without permanency, but only result in the prolongation of the disease. "
, Whilst, writing we have before us a sketch taken
from a Toronto, paper showing a huge crowd of
youngsters emerging from a building over the door of
which is a tablet marked, "Slumland"; standing at-the
right is the proverbial fairy* with a circlet, emblazoned
"Hope" surmounted by a star upon her head and smilingly she points with her wand to the wide-eyed group of
slumland's .prisoners, the verdant meadows ,all flower
decked, the flowing stream, the gamboling lambs, all
make an alluring piclurcof an earthly .paradise to these
denizens of distress and want.
The title below is:   ,.
"Give the Youngsters a Holiday",
with the following appeal following:,
Mr. Citizen, you enjoy your summer vacation, don't
you? What of the hundreds of,children who are doomed
to spend 0the hot days in dusty sun-baked streets and
alleys? The Salvation Army has established a fresh
air camp near- Clarkson's, Ont. A big garden is at the
disposal of the Army, and there is an .-.abundance of
fresh vegetables and fresh milk at the disposal of the
children. To give a few hundred youngsters a two
weeks' outing will cost $1,000 only.* Your subscription
will be .gratefully received by Commissioner Coombs at
our headquarters, "Albert and James streets.' '__•	
* You who reiterate the catch-penny phrases of everybody has an equal chance in this country" must be
obtuse indeed if you fail to note the tone of pessimism
contained in this appeal. • "Doomed to spend then hot
days, etc."' "True and 'tis pity 'tis'true," but-why! why!
That is the question. If. conscience be stilled by the
giving of, a few paltry dollars and conceit makes you
swell with pride.as having done something worthy .of
praise, take another look at yourself ancl boo the
hideous mask of smug complacency grinning through
the aureole surmounted beatific visage you credit yourself with possessing. . *■ -,
On the other hand If coiisclonco be not completely
warped and reason's dictates entirely smothered then
the wish to know if dull fatalism shall over hold sway
or.surely thero must be somo escnpo from poverty's
thraldom there is hope. "The poor you havo always
with you," may bo a soporific, yet this doos,not excuse
apathy. Thoso' sterotypod utterances do not mark
finality nnd again tho Invostlgntor enriiest lo do something whilst recognizing tho'existence of poverty buckling on his nrmor and nnx'louB to combnt all evils will
manfully, exclnlm ".Re that ns lt may I'll do all I can
that they shall nol nhvnys be with us nnd I musi. find
a means to dam up the slough of despond,"   ,
On Ladies' Wash
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For Your
Beg*., price'$5;50' Slaughter price 3.75
" "   5.59
"     \'"-«. 6.50
"   9.00
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Ladies' Shirt Waists, Children's Bonnets, Children, Wash. Dresses* "at the
same, big reductions for Pay. Day.
Boys' I
BegTilar §4.00. , Special price $3.25
Begular 5.00. , Special price 4.00
Begular    7.50.    Special piibe    6.00-
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Begular 10.00.    Special, price   8.00
Men's Colored Dress Shirts
Special line Fast0 Colors, Pay Day
price 75c., See window display; / »
Grocery Dept.
Fruit Jars!
Pints, per doz. 85c
Quarts " $1.00
iGals.    ■.'.«■-   '1:25-
No matter what tlie
We.are headquiirXers for all.kinils'*of -Fruits,
variety we liave them.- ,- * . ■ „.
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Trites-Wood Co., Ltd.
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Why spend, your timo In the
kitchen while all the others are"1'
out enjoying themselves? Among
our canned'goods ydu can provide a whole ready to oat meal! ]
from soup to dessort. Stop'In
and see what • nn Immense
choico you hnvo at- this grocery. , -,*■''
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Anent our plun to thoroughly cstabllsli tho Journal
nmong tho minora wo forgot to mention Ihat It Included
nil tho foreign languages thnt desired It, or thoro wnn
sufficient to wnrrant tho expense. This would solve
(bn difficulty now oxporloncod by nil of thoso doHlrlng It
In their mollinr tongue, And for (10 cents por yenr none
could ronHonuhly object.
Tho nbovc (-lipping from tho United Mlno Worker-*-'
.loiirnnl Hhould npponl lo tho thousands of momboi'H of
DlHtrlcl IS compoHCil nH It Ih of u vory lnrgo"number of
(Iioho who cnn got but nennt Information of whnt Is
going on throughout tho conl mining world becniiKo of
their jgiioiniico of thn lOngllsh Innguuge. We may nay
for the benefit of Urol her Hcnlfo Hint if his nxpc-rlouco
i-i|uii1h oiii-b In thin ronpect tlmt tlin ithpoiihoh from
ilium- who nro clamoring for Informal Ion to bo printed
In foreign tnngiicH hn will find that thoy grontly out*
iiumlmr thoho who will Hnnd ln nny iiowii. Wo lmvo re*
peutiMlly nulled that corrcHpoiidi-iitH iu tlio dlfforont Inn-
gungcH be appointed in thn conl cnmpH under the jurln-
dk-llon of tliln dlHli'lcl wllh but little rcHpniiHc. The
editor, no matter how aiixloim to aid ho worthy a project,
miiHt hnvo the rn-npornllnn of mnmbei'H pnimhlo nf
fiirnlHhlnp* cnpv'ln order tn nceompllBh the end (Wired.
It devrilvoH upon tlioF-n who nro deslrr-im of hnvlng newn
printed In llii-lr tongue appear In the JournnlH of their
craft, to see Ihat, a competent correHpoiuloiit bo Kraired.
The remuneration In on the same basin iih pnld to the
Kiigllnh newn gutherui'H, hut oven (IiIh iIooh not hnvo the;
rcBiilt looked for. A littlo •more effort Ib needed In llio
determination to Hiipply newn nnd fewer objections on the
pnrt of the forelgn-fipenklng workers would solve the
Sealed londors, nddressod to the
undersigned, will bo rocolvod nol Inter
thnn 12, noon, July 25, 1010, for the
building of iho now Holy Fnmlly
church, Fornie, Jl, C; nccordlng lo
plniiB nnd spool float lonfi nt Iho.prloBl'n
Lowest or nny tender not ncccRshrlly
.   O. M. I.
P. O. Uox 52. Fernio. Tl. C.
Will Erect Independent Tin Plate Mill
—Will be Co-operntlvo Vonture—
Look For Site.
Shoemaker __Renairer
Uest iniitt ,'IiiIh only iihihI
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A Good Job
JOE FALVO      How Poon DIock
— write to
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Employers' Liability, London Guarantee «
, and Accident —  ;	
Great West Life
Have you seen the New
Special Policy maximum
Insurance, minimum cost
C.  E,   LYONS
Henderson Block
Fernie,  B.C.     *,
You aro now going through this world for'the last time:
Why Not
o    live o nthe best*and nothing.but the best, and go to
The 41  Market Co.
for your requirements In Meats, Fresh' Killed and Government Inspected; Fish, Buttei*, Eggs, Ham, Bacon, Etci     ', '       .',
* '•■    S.Graham, Local Manager
a Shave, a Game of Pool or Billiards
or a Gup of Coffee
Drop in at Ingram's
Full Stock of Smokers' Goo'ds Always on Hand
Tlio gamu of Iho hoiihoii will bo
plnyed nt, MicTiol lodny (Snlurdny)
when Fernio meolB (ho lenders A
win for Finnic menna u grent (|nlah
I'or Iho (.HimploiiHlilp.'
The Two
Now Under New Managsmorit
Catering to tho Worklngmnn's Trnde
Large Airy Roomo nnd Good Tablo
Say You Saw it in The Ledger
difficulty. Incidentally wo might mention Unit Uio typo
M-MIng liK-i'i'iii'i'ii tbo lnbor bcciiiiHi- tb« niirinior lumw-
Ing only T-.tigllnh hnn lo Ret tho work It.ti-r by Idler, .i
i-ln«   and   K'dloiis  proccna,    "Wc  Impo   Ihnt   Dm
CM'lVUl.ANI), 0„ July 23,—Strlklnu
lliiplnin worliei'H of llrldgoporl nnd
Alnrllu'H Ferry, Ohio, Intend lo Htnrt
an Indopeiidi'iil hIioc'I. Iron mill In
Cnnndn, fur front . tho iiifliiouci> of
Am-u'li'iui ciiiiliiil. Tho mill Ih In he
co-Dperiillv*,', tho flint of Hh hind I'i
tlio lilutory of the tlnpliilo Indnntry,
Somo of I lm union momborH nrn rondy
to ipilt tim flghl thoy lmvo boon waging ugiiliiHt tho Hnplato tniNt, Tlioy
iiIhd uru ready to -pill lho country,
W, 8, MorrlH. Mnrtln'H Fnrry, clinlr-
mini of thn relief coninillloo of lliu
Htrlltoi'H, loft tndny for Toronto, Out,
Jin   VWli   i-IIUt'.lW)|    (O  llllll   i(  (.HtKiUuu
Incnllrni fov :i cnminiinlt.v where an
Indepondtnt mill ran bo built.
uTIiero ino nbout 1,000 men In tho
vicinity who nro Hlrlklng. Ovei oiiu-
thlrd of lIioho Hiiy thoy ure ready to
movo lo Caiiada upon a favorable re*
pint   lllllll   MfilTIM.     fie   win   bo   gono
i poHfllbly a monili. Knough of theHO
men lmvo money to put up tlio cnsh
to build n mill Slncn.tho first. du>
tl.-. tej od ir«d linol'i*.' .■tiil.-or/i wiilk-
oil out lit mniulm ago Ihey hnve bf'ii
trying to Hdllo the upon shop quoi.
Hon. Tin- iliipl.tii- tc.iht lilm ri-fiiM-tl
to nrbllnilc, much Ichh trcnt wltli)
frh.T.ilii ui ii'iici'iii'iitailvca of lhe men.
Tliiphitn worlu'i'H, uliolhoi* Dw.y nro
\cry   i-liitt   .-uu]   tedious  proccna,    "We  Impo
Journal may hnve grent micceRH In the uiidortalcliu n"« nnionj? thorn- who plnn to mlgrnio lo
., i, wm ,!,„„,„,,. m »*hiio ««„. «. •^ISaSS^i'trSSilK
plo>ei*H' dlfllllce to Hjienil money nnd tlm Iniliffeniicn ofhimcc, ihuhI not forget to cull nttenllou to tho great! vent un,' if (In- mill cnn weather tho
Me- employe to blfl own nn.-ty. TIiIh ntlvliv Ih by noj mnHH of llHtleiis onon who Rriimble about behig Ignorctl j lf-rHt ->'*"ar- Mnnngorn'nntl boK»e» of
ni'-iini -nnflne.l to thoKe who nre iw.rl:h.g for ntllion.l |..-.,] y, t take no steps to nM tu piovldlng n remedy.     | ^long^lh.-^ini'.H thomselJer''1 *""*
Moving Picture
Positively the
Best Pictures
ever shown in
Our pictures are all clear,-
steady and up to date
We are giving away $10
on Saturday Night
Prices at this Theatre for
the summer will be
10 and 15c
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. Last. Friday night one of those disgraceful, scenes that should call down
the., scorn of every thinking person
took place on .board the slast train
■up. One of-the male tpassengers, who
liad imbibed-too;much of that curse
of humanity. that causes a - man to
become,, worse than a beast and entirely forgetful of what is meant by
common decency, began to use the
foulest and filthiest language that
even a trooper might be; guilty of but
would refrain from using in the presence* of women and-little children,'
not so with this'brutalized specimen
of manhood, and when he was asked
to remember the fact that there were
. women 'in hearing distance, burst
forth with a string of the language
that no dictionary contains and proved himself to be totally void of, respect for'the sox-of his mother and
■sister. He was brought up before the.
authorities, and considering the hein-
ousness of his misdemeanor, was very
lightly dealt with by the imposition of
*$]0 and costs.- It ls"to be hoped that
. this will be a lesson that not-only he
-Avill not forget, but that others will
take, warning-by.
.Well.'I wonder what was the matter
with the football team that went down
.to Frank;last Saturday.' Th . Is iIi-j
second trip into sunny Alberta this
season and they have returned point-
lens both times, it really looks as if
the wind. of ill luck followed them
; on tlieir. visits to the prairie cbuntry.
The Frank team, looked as if they
..-meantobusiness the way they started
the game amd" scored their first goal
in the first two minutes of the game.
This .was- the only, goal scored, and
althouglithe Creek boys, did lots of
pressing, they could not manage to
equalize. ' The Creole team were without three of their regular players,
.those being William and Alec McFegan and "Jack Manning,* which, .of
course, 'weakened the team consider-
'ably, but it is 'no good' crying over
spilt milk.   The boys did their best.
■ After, tlie game the visitors were entertained with a,grand smoking concert In one of the local hotels and
' they all say that they had a real good
* time.   'The team returned home on
* Sunday morning with the train as far
* as Fernie, but alas the, five-mile walk
up. the hillside did not look good.to
■ the boys who had been enjoying them-
morning. They somehow' managed to
bribe "the driver of .the large motor
car-to assist .them over the grade and
so they arrived back into the coal
valloy once more. Just how the chaf-
feur kept tho-.car in. tlie track with
■such a crowd -is somewhat of a mystery, as .tho road Is pretty narrow
in some placos and. vory rocky, but
he managed* it fine and the car fs still
In good running order..,, ,
All the mines wero' Idle up here
oh Saturday, and It being pay day the
Creek- was almost deserted. The
trains going lo Fernio w'ns packed to
. suffocation, but everyone was on their
good behavior ■ both going down and
coming back. It woiild bo a good
thing, nnd one that is badly needed
at present,, that Is to reserve ono
coach on Saturdny night especially for
tho-ii-so of women niul .children, ns it
certainly looks very bad and out of
all reason to soo womon running from
ono conch to anothor*boforo thoy cnn
got aboard! There u^od to be n concli
pnrtitlbnod off for ladles only, but
slnco lt wns burnt In tho Fernio flro
nlmost two yenrH ngo, thore hns beon
nbsolutoly no convenience nt nil,
This, is n mailer that Hhould be soon
to at onco, nnd If romeillotl would
bo greatly f ftppreclntod by tho residents of Coul Creek.
Another carload of horses'arrived
up horo liiHt Snturdny from Albortn
for. uso In tho mlnos.  .
Two old Crooltltoa nrrlvod buck In
enmp liiHt wook from Scottlnnd. Thoy
iiro.ThomiiB Wilson nnd ICdwIn Thornp*
hoii. Thoy found*, tho licntlior nl 111
growing nnd JiihI. tho nnmo color.
ThomiiH McClovorn wnn up from
jrfehnl' nn . Mondny Blinking band;*!
with old lu-rniiilntiuiccH.
Mih. Willinm Alitor' of ■ OniHHy
Lilian* wiih vlHllliig hur throo hoiih up
horo IiihI. week,   .
MrH. Frnnk UoiidorHon accompanied
by her Hlstcr lum gone down to Hlulrmoro foi1' a Hlioi't. vucnllon,
XV, Mi I.oiiiiurd ai\(l M. Cuwlcy loft
hero Huturtliiy ovoning for u trip to
Tod AriiiRtrong mid D. Trunin drove
up from Mlchol lo Fornio IiihI. Saturday evening, • Thoy paid u vtiill up
here on Hundny returning to Michel
hi thu evening.
.lnclc Ciiiiflold'wi-nl down to llosmnr
on Snturdny to roforoo tlio gnmo between Fornio nnd IIohiiioi' which re-
Hulled In nnotlior draw,
Pndtly Mulgrow went down to
Moyio on Sundny to roforoo tho fli-nt,
gnmo for tlio Mutz cup botwoon
Moyio nnd Crnnbrook, but owing to
♦ be n-nnl ilnoln Iin vine Xioon hurnmi in
tho flrn tho gnmo lind to bo
Willinm Curry, who In UtOH wnn
iho McthodlBt minister up here-, wm
pnylng n IiubIiichh visit hero Inst Snturdny In connection with ronl out nlo
■.'■••■.■.•■■.■:■• }:;t:::,l. V*;-.'.'.*.***.:*. II;
tnkon up thla bu-sliir-Htt to mlno enough
fim'tln to tnko him through college*-.
Tho len nnd Hoclnl held In tho
' I'roRbytorlnii eliurcli on Tuesday evening hy tho LndloH1 Aid Socloty whh n
decided micooBR nntl grent credit In.
due fo thono who gnvti fhnlr help nnd
iiHHlHtcd ir( making tlia ten unci hand
Ing iiroimd llm delicacies. "The ehnir-
man of tho <>vcnlng was Dw. !*.«■■■•, ll.
(Jrnnt of Fnnilo, .who,   nftor overy
where ' everybody! joined in hand in
hand to make it a success.. He stated
that he was very sorry 'for one thing
and that ., was that several of the
artists on the program had failed for
different reasons to turn up, but he
hoped that those present would make
the best of the time on hand. ■ The
following ladies aiid gentlemen gave
their*services: .Mrs. G^F. Stevenson,
Fennie; Mr.* William* Curry, Vancouver; Mr. George Finlayson, C. C;
Mr.' Thomas Barnes gave several
selections on a phonograph.
The Ladies' Aid desires to thank
everyone who took part iii various
ways of making the social a success.
; Mrs. William Hudson and ..Miss
Nellie Corrigan were visiting friends
up here Tuesday afternoon.
The smoke still continues to pour
in from the mountains' on .the south
side of the creek, but it is only smoke
and the mosquitos don't seem to like
It a little' bit.
" Charles Claridge is laid up with a
bad attack of sciatica. We hope it
won't last long.
A few Creekites took in the ice
cream social and dance on Monday
night at Fernie given by the Socialist
Tho new boarding house is begin-'
ning to look very homelike now that
it is receiving a bright coat of paint.
It is expected that it "will be ready
to go into the first of next month.
■ The 4 1 market is doing quite a
good-business'up'here just now, the
team having been up two and three
times a week.
A young lady named Hilda Bennett
was taken to the hospital iast Thursday to undergo a*n operation for ap-
pondicities, but upon inquiring later
we find the" operation will not be necessary, and the lady Is progressing
favorably.' ,
LOST—Gold watch and, bunch of
keys.' at Coal Creek oh July 18th, between wash house and bouse No. 1*09.
Reward of $5.00 if returned' to owner.
Barney J. Barnes, Coal Creek. np51
Johnny Loftus, (the mountain Hoii)
arrived back in camp this week, after
spending a few months in Montana.
William Winstanley left here on
Thursday morning to spend ,a few
weeks with his brother Pete on tho
fruit ranch at- Creston. William has
not been very well this' last two weeks
so ,lt is to be hoped the change will
do hlm good. -*
.. District President Powell, Secretary
Carter,and Secretary D. Rees went
into No.-3 mine np here on .Thursday: Th1sTnine""IsTio^l)eing worked'
on the* long  'wall    system and'the
supply.    A very, important matter as
one has. to acknowledge that without
it be good there is grave ' danger of
the ' public    health    being   affected;
again a plentiful supply of  .his  invaluable .liquid lessens the possibilities - of -ire's ravages and as a consequence not' only is "the town's borrowing capacity more' secure, but the
insurance rates become more .reasonable.    Again" the    sanitary arrangements * could    be    systematically arranged  instead    of    the    haphazard
methods that exist at' present and we
all realize that the danger of an epidemic is a probability so long as the
existing* conditions    are    allowed  to
continue. '* The     horrible     stenches
noticeable in certain localities, which
are still more noticeable when excavations  arc, in   operation,  constitute
a menace that every citizen ought to
be anxious to abolish as fever Is no
respecter of persons and once started
none can tell whore it will complete
its deadly .work.    An-ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is
the old saying, and this is certainly
one*Instance whore Immediate action
should bo taken.   Not only can an incorporated   town    attend    better  to
thoso matters directly affecting public health, .but in addition (o  these
building restrictions can be enforced
and within certain limits substantial
brick buildings  put    up    instead of
flimsy   fire-trap   wooden   structures,
and as we have a splendid.supply of
raw materials for building purposes,
the cost,    all    things considered,. of
brick over frame would be so small
as to be practically equal.   The election wliich will soon take place will
mean that we shall have seven city
fathers instead of three, and'as "the
workingmen who own a vote should
certainly endeavor ■ to    select those
who haye required ability to attend
to the many important., details connected with municipal works.    Coleman's future is assured' if   all   will
work together for the common °good,
as " the ....natural facilities 'are first-
class, and in addition to the coal and
coke industries with the large areas
of clay suitable for building as well
as other products, lumber, etc., a few
years hence should see us in the forefront among  the  towns ' of Alberta.
Those who object to incorporation because of the increased' expense conveniently forget that although this is
perfectly "true yet the revenue likewise' takes on increased proportions
and judicious expenditure necessarily
enhances the values.   * " '
siderable- sum of money changed
hands over the match. Much thanks
are " due tb Mr.'. Tom Smith of Hillcrest for .helping Jack in his training, and there may have been- a very
different, ending 'to the match if Tom
had been able to'-, go to MacLeod.'
The Bellevue' football team visited
Michel last Saturday and very nearly
succeeded in getting their scalps. Our
boys had "'the best of the game all
through and were leading by 1 to 0
until two minutes ..from time, when
Michel was fortunate ■ enough to even
up. As to singling, out any of the
players it would be a difficult job
everyone was out to win and the way
they went about it was not slow. The
forwards played pretty football and it
was a pleasant feature to watch the
combinations. The only weakness was
in front of goal, but they intend to
remedy that. As to the defense they
cannot be given too much praise and
their equal will bo hard to find "ln
this league. ,
The following table shows the
standing of the league up to date:
Won Lost Draw Pts.
Michel   ,	
*    1
2  ,
' 10
Coal .Creek ..
Bellevue   ....
, 0
3   l
management has asked for a price to
be fixed on this work, it'is hoped
that they will come to a satisfactory
agreement. •*. ''
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Still another case of men being
burnt at Blairmore to report, lt appears that while at work driving tho
main air courso from tlio main entry
to. tho .counter .they oncountorcd "a
body of gas which coming In' contact
with their ,open lights ignited nntl'
severely burned Robert McVicar nnd
Alec McPherson. Slnco this took* placo
last Monday safety lamps hnve been
brought*Inlo requisition, simply n caso
of locking'the stnblo door nftor the
steed Is stolon,
Tlio only moans of furnishing the
locnllty oftho nccldont with nlr wuh a
small hand operated fan with a six-
inch alovoplpo. Both of tho burned
mon nro woll known throughout the
Pnss, having workod nt vaiioun camps
along the Crow. Robert Is a brothor
of Aloe McVicar, who Is niniingor nt
llonvor Crock, and Aloe McPherson
wns formerly president of I tlllorost
U.* M. W. A., nt which tlmo ho wnn
working as cliock-wolghmnii.,
fl, Klllock Htnrtod IiIh dnl Iob nn flro-
Ijohh In No. 2 mlno of llio I. C, & C.
company on July ilth, ,1.'Hilling going
to No. 4 nn oxtrn flro 1»ohh.
The report»■ Ih current Ihnl now*
(hore Ih an oxtrn miiiiugoi* thnt more
workMvIll bo necninpllHlii-d. There's
not n Hhuilow of a doubt thnt moro
conl could bo gotten out If tlio O, I". II.
would funili'li nioriMniH. Nn, 2 wiih
lillo two dnyH beemiHe of the hIiiiiI-
ngo mid tho ucci-HHlty for nmliliig
hoiiio rcpnliH to the box-cur louder,
Tho Onrliondiilo colllem nt MdJIllI-
vrny Crook nro working nwny on con*
trnrt, which, togr-llu*-,* with tlio Improvement, of fooled by the alteration
of ilie track, tbe compiiny estlmnto
(lint their dally output will bo 1,200
tmiH, ICvtirybntly liopoH it will not only
lilt UiIh figure," but exceed lt.
Ah. n ruHiilt of llm oloctlon In Colo*
mnn l.odgo No, .1(1 I. O. O. F„ tho fol-
Inii'li'i' V-ifftonvn will BiltiV'li-i •-I'-'.-tly.li.:'
pnHt-j'Of tho crnft    fnr    tlm   punning bIx
montliH:   U, Dunlop, N. (>.; W, Hwnii,
V. (J,; .1. Ilntfiold, wnrdi'ti, M. Hunter,
•ronductnr;  K. M-rli-i-oili atyrtdary, II.  Time 20 socuiiiIk.
AIcKny, fliinncln! Hccri-tnry.
Thoro wnn n good nttondnnco nf
.*:.* ai,, i,., iti... ,...i.'... I,,..-. i.i:&i. ui
good nnd wolf nro, lho uminl npcoclms
of congrntulatlon woro delivered nnd
tlio hopoH oxpri'WHi'd tlmt thu nii-m*
lii-rii would nld tho mn. offlceiH by
tliolr regulnr nttondnnco nnd pnrtlcl-
Dr. D. W. Henderson, dentist,' is
now making a short professional stay
at Lille.  *       '
We are In a very akward position
here as we have. no cemetery nearer
than-Blairmore, ond it was not at-all
posslblo in this caso to bury up there,
Wo would havo boen up against, it but
for the fact that Mr. Hamilton of
the Passburg colllorlos very kindly
allowed us to bury our dead 'brother
thoro. The Bellevue' Miners' Union
doslres to thank Mr. Hamilton ,for his
kindness. Mr. W. Davies, undertaker,
Coleman, had charge of the burial and
much thanks Ib duo to him for the
splendid, mnuner In which ho worked
under, rathor trying circumstances. A
petition was very extonsivoly signed
horo n few months ago prayliig tho
government to provldb a cemetery for
Bollovuo. Wo believe this petition
wns gotten up by the officials of lho
MothodlHt church nnd wo would llko
to know whnt beenmo of ,11,
Tho wrestling match botwoon Jack
Kennedy nnd Archer cnmo off at MacLeod on Snturdny night,,, Jlm Cnrdlo,
Toin PhllllpB, J. * Dnvldfion nnd .Inck
NoHbltt nccompnnlod Konnody from
Bollovuo, and thoro woro n fow Blip-
.porloi'B nlso from Frnnk nnd lllnl.
Tho hintch It npponi'H wns not' vory
HiitlHfnctory, lho' roforoo not. npponr-
Ing to know much of. tho giimo.
Kennedy hnd IiIh man down fair and
Huuiiro In tho flrnt round, but tho
referee look hin tlmu lu walking
nround nulHldn tho mal, liml em! of
going directly to thn men. TIiIh-on*
oiiitoiI on two dlfforont occiihIoiih, and
tho Konnody HiipporlerH .would hnvo
boon quito JiiHtlficd lu utopplng tho
nm loh right there. Howovor, Archer
wiih glvon lho flrHt fnll In 12 niln*
utoH, Time nnd tlmo ngnln tho
roforoo could hnvo iihoiI IiIh, nutliorlly
In warning Archer not lo uno tlio
Htrnnglo hold, but ho nuver onco did
ho, nnd Kennedy would bn quito within IiIh rlglitH If ho lind broken
Archer'H flngtii'H,. Kminoily proleHloti
on n fow occiihIoiih of Arrlior using
tin- Htratigle bold and hnd to cntcli
Aieher'H blind nnd bend the flngoni
bnck to ciinblo hlm lo brontlm, but
no notico wuh tnkon of UiIh by tho
referee. Both num appeared imxlouii
in llm next round nnd It wiih ovldoiit,
(lint, ouch of lhum would try nil Uioy(
knew on n Hpeody fnll, , TIiIh liirnod'
./... Lu ,.*. M.<« ...i^c, .'.-> I*.-....**,-..*1} jiiiiijud
for a bend hold iir conn nil'tho;- left
thoir ('oriiflrH, mlHHod, wmi eaught by
Archer nroiinil tlin body nud tlirown,
ThU ItiHt full oun'l
bo culled u crll-Jilon of tho roHpoctlvo
DH.'I'ltH of llm two men IIH 8011)0 of tho
Vn-.m.   Unit   >M   11ni    nniin   liimi   'nt-l-u
bc-nten In llko ninminr. If our memory
BorvoH iih well Joe Cinroll won tho
middleweight profon-donnl champion-
Hlilp from I'otor Ooolz ut tho AI*
linmbra, London, when It nppnnrr-rl 100
*   . July 15,
Chief Inspector of Mines,   ' -',   -
Edmonton, Alta.
Dear Sir: At',-a recent' District.
Executive Board meeting held at
Frank, the matter regarding wash
houses m Alberta was discussed. I
was instructed to notify you of the'
inadequate accommodation regarding
these wash houses"'at several of,the
mines in Alberta, and also the lack
on the part of the government in enforcing the law respecting same. The
district executives desire, however, to
point out to you, that in their opinion,
even considering the apparent laxity
in being able to enforce the act, that-
some measures should be taken to
compel a moro "speedy enforcement,
and to that end we "respectfully ore-
quest that you will give this matter
your earliest attention.
---Yours "truly,
(Signed) -A. J.l CARTER,
Sec'y District 18, UV M. W. of A.
Sir:, ! We  are - in  receipt  of your
.letter of the 15th inst., and note your
remarks re wash houses at several of*
the mines iri Alberta. ^This matter has,
had the attention of'Uhe department
for some time,, and' Ve believe that
arrangements are now being made for
wash houses to be' built at all the
mines where they are-required by the
Coal Mines Act.
Your obedient servant, *
(Signed)   JOHN T. STIRLING,
Provincial Inspector of Minos'. *
A. J. Carter,' Esq., Secretary'U. M. W,
of A!, Fernio, B.C.
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Tlie mines were idle on Friday
afternoon on No. 5 side, and all-ihe
mines were" idle on Saturday and
The Italian sports, wMch were to
have., been held on Monday are ■ postponed owing io their not being able
to secure a beer license for the day.
The payroll for June_at the Michel
Colliery, was $71,000.
The Michel football team entertained Bellevuo on Saturday to. play
the return league match with them.
The game was hotly contested from
start to finish nnd ended in a draw
of,one goal each, wliich was a fitting
result of the game.
The Fernie boys come hore Saturday and Michel is expecting to turn
the tables of their last encounter
with the boys from Pittsburg. Tlio
lineup for Saturday is as follows:
Goal, J. Rayner; backs, J. Mason, S.
Moores, (Captain); half backs, G. Ale-
Govern and G, Miilett, J. Gordon; forwards, A7 Bookman, A. Goodwin, I<".
Carney, li. Sudworth, W. Harper.   .
John Marsh, Jr., was fined §25 and
costs for assaulting Mr. II. Nelson on
Saturday, July 16th, and for'indulging
too freely on,pay day beer. .Stanley
Brewer had to pay $5.00 and' costs.   .
There were eight accident reports
this week, all being of a slight nature.
The old country ' arrivals into
Michel tbis week are Mr. John Mather,
Mr. J. South and Mr. Joe Gorton.
, Five or six wagon* loads of people
went up the Elk fishing this week
and good baskets were reported from
the majority of them.
Mr. and Mrs. John Marsland made
a visit to Fernie bn Monday. "Jack
was looking a few of his old friends
up, and he was quite surprised*at the
growth of Fertile since ho last saw it
For the first time water was turned
into the mains of the new water system of New Michel. At the trijjj test
water was thrown 300 feet above the
highest building in town, and when
it is fully completed New Michel will
have one of the best "water systems
in British Columbia.
The insprred press reports emanating from Halifax, N. S., would lead a
superficial observer to reach the conclusion that a fearful state of affair's
existed    there.    Military  ' protection
was an absolute necessity.    It is^to
be wondered at that men kept themselves   so   well   in. hand   considering
the exasperating provocation they are
subject to at the hands of the hirelings of corporations.    An injunction*
was issued-   against    picketing, and
Jules  La ven ne' was  selected  as  the
victim to    be    tried;    the evidence
against him being furnished by an ex-
policeman  who  had  been  summarily
dismissed from th'e Halifax force for
heinous offenses, supporting this limb
of the law was a thug by the name
of-McLennan.   The accused appeared!
on'the 24th of June at Halifax stop-i
ping  off  en   route   ht .Truro,   where
lie  was  shadowed-by  an  individual
who,   whoii confronted    and    asked
what  his   business,   glibly  lied,  yet
upon   taking  the  morning  train   La-
venne says his follower boarded tho
train, and at Shubcnncadlo he was reinforced.    Upon the counsel for the
company demanding thnt Lavenne be
placed on the stand for cross-examination the lalter's lawyer objected but
expressed willingness    to    have  this
done  provided    tbo    company's  witnesses also be' subjected to cross-examination.    This  did  not  meet .with
the approval of thc company's counsel
and   was  not   complied   with.    After
considerable exchange of legal verbi- i i*>0SC0G
age   Justice   Drysdalo   delivered 0 tlie
following decision:
I am disposed to accept .his oath in
this respect, as among a large number of'men engaged in illegal demonstration it is quite possible the deponents in the application may have
been mistaken in their efforts to
identify individuals.
I think the affidavits for the plaintiffs disclose violations of order in
other respects which may be-* Jonsid-
ered technical, and as to which I am
disposed to think the defendant's
acts were not wilful.
I refuse the application to commit
him to jail. There will be no costs
to either party on the application."
Note the reference to tlie possibility
of the company's witnesses being mistaken. This point is important as it
cnlains thoroughly the reason that,
after everything pointed towards the
committal of Lavenne to jail, he was
finally dismissed.
Looked  at from  the  standpoint of
our Comrade Lavenne as an individual,  the dismissal of    lho    case,was
tricky.   But the dismissal of Ihe ease"
vlewod  as  an  incident in  the  great'
fight  for  emancipation  of  the  workers 's merely a postponement--a truce
for the. time   being;   The   fight will
come on heavier and'hotter thnn ever
ln   the   near   future.     Meantime   the
Springhiil   comrades arc* going right
ahead  with  the fight.    Tliey are becoming "red"  and  are beginning to
understand   that   whichever  way   tho
strike may go—whatever   the   result
in individual-cases—there is only one
way to fight' capital successfully—by
the   intelligent   use   of   the   ballot.—
\.    FHIomorc    in    Cotton's
Weekly.    ,
Edmonton, Alta., July 7.
270 Hugh. Rock Avo.
\V. I». Powell.
Denr I'Vluiiil; No doubt ynu will be
Hiirpi-lHi-il fo lionr from mo from UiIh
pint of llm world, but Ih-io I nm nftcr
trying,many tlueioi'H mul elliiiuii'M In
the hope of getting once ngnln on my
feet, I nm HlnyliiK with my brother
[jih! he Iiiih a very nice place, Hltuulcd
only u fow mllert from thu coin or of
lho city, „
I um glud to bo nblo to Inform you
that my heulth Ih improving mul In
untitbei' month expect to be* uh good
iih ovor, ho you Hen Hint. If my hop'-H
•tlu   li'itll/.ril   i   hllllll   llllt   (lltVO   IIIIKlO
tbl:-. trip lu v:i|i.
It In Indeed n pleimuro to know
thnt tho boyn hnvo thought mo wnrtliv
of I'D-eli'i'tloil of clieekweiKlimiiU by
placing my name nmong tbo nomlniton,
hut up lo the prcx'-iit hnve not benrd
wnnt  Uie n-hiiu  wnn.
I am Htlll keeping my bod but from
whnt tlm iloclor tellrt me I mny get
up In a week or ho, (llvo my rogartlH
to nil the iioyw nnd let mo bear from
you tin wifiii iih you cnn with all tlio
pntlon In tho work. | to 1 on (loots., In a vory nlmllnr wny. iiowh.
The qtiesffon of Mi" Incorpornilnn l« J U •iuuM  not In-  for gull-,'H  thai  Jat It,    Yom .-.lin-'ie I'llt-nd,
tin-  principal  loplr- ,of mnverHnilnn j Kennedy Iiiih to work hnrd digging; W. If. KVANR,
nwiiiul h .-m )iiMt now!   In my nplMt'iu'* t-vinf   every   ilny  ft>r  ht-i   bre-jtl   ami |    Tlu: nbuvi  h.tti r Is lupilnlcil ul ikn*
« tovrn pnssehKeH   many   lulvniilHgu-. j ■j.-J-c'i-ji and could not possiblyi*be ox-1 icqutht of Dw pii-Mili-nt knowing flint
Editor Fellow Worker:
Just a few lines to let you know
that I am still alive .and on tlio job.
I arrived here on the oth and yesterday made the.rounds of the different
railroads looking for a job telegraphing, but thore don't seem to be anything doing at present. Last night I
met a bunch enslaves who had. just
got back from the front on tlio Grand
Trunk- Pacific railway. Following are
their experiences on thejob:"
Shipped out by Logan & Co., employment shnrks,-Edmonton, Altn.; fee
$1. Tho company's agent Is a plug
by tho namo of Kruekle. Took tho
train 120 .miles to Wolf Creel., fare
of ono cent a mile being .advanced.
Had to wnic In Wolf Creek two dnys
for bnggago" and had to pay 50 cents
a meal, tho moal consisting of bacon,
bread nnd 1G to 1 coffee. Camps nro
numbered 1* to 8C--0110 camp to tho
milo. They wero billed for Camp 80
und so liad to walk SO miles. Tho
bnggage Is hnulod In 11 wagon, but. the
HlnvoH nil hnvo to walk and pay 50
coiitu 11 mpal nnd find lliolr own plnco
to sloop, which moaiiH on tho bnro
ground unless your are proHporoun
enough to own a pair of crumby bliin-
ItotH. CoiitrnctorH aro Foley, WoIhIi
and Stewart, wngon, 'i'i l-'i coul -per
/hour, with all (lit) ovortlmo you .wnnl
at tlmo and a hnlf, but you are rushed
ho hard' nil day thnl the regular 10
bourn Is enough for the most nf the
HlnvoH. MiiHt work hovuii dnyH 11 week
or got. fired, Go to work and buck to
enmp 011 your own tlmo, Sleep In
lotilH nnd the grub in rotten. Honrd.
$5.50 per wcok; liifHpilnl $1. Charged
75 centH 11 month .for mnll wlioilior
you got nny or not, A regular three-
gang job—nlwii,VH Hhort of men. No
ono cun go lo work uiiIohh be Iiiih got.
a .'ihnrk'K ilda1!, When you quit you
hnvo to jmy yonr film or walk. The
giuig of men who told inn" (IiIh worked
for 11 week nnd Htlll owed the nun-
puny monoy.
It. Ih n rolieii Job nil tlie way tlirouitli
ntul I hiIvIhi- ull, ulnvi'H In keep nwny
from It, /Plm job Ih oxtriinrtlliuirily
rotten,'even fnr 11 modern rnllrond
job. thut It Ih liilorcHliug, mid I iiiii
going In go oui 011 the job nml nee
for myt'i'ir JiihI how fierce It really
ll eerlnliily Ih fierce iv hni Ihe aver-
ago wage iilnve, nud 0H|ieclnlly the
hiuiiil of wngo hIiivu thut. In found in
Ihe uvenigo rnilionil t.*mii|i, will hIiiih)
for without 11 protefit,   I wonder how
lllllg It. Will tlll'li fill' tliem 1(1 Willie up
In   tbelr   neliiul   i-ouillllou?   If tliey
hnve nny brnliiH at ull, mid It certainly
1 , »i .   1        1 * . t ,
 .,, ..,, .,>><., . >•*.,...,,.-',., .1.-1 .1., $
hnve tn work under rm the nbrwi- l-v-t*
tinned Job Hhould mnlc- them nee tlieir
only wi'iipou of defeiiKe agnliiHt the
i.tpit.-iliht cl'i-iK Ih iiitliihiilnl urgiiiil/.n-
lloit. For nii.-rey'H Hiike, follow worker  wnge hIiivoh, let'i*    gel    togeih---**.
ui^rttiW/i:,   .1.111   nun*.      llu-      i-Aplli)llUH,
grnftlug -vnpiinllHtH whoro 10 gut off
at. It Ik up to the wime hIiivch them-
h'.Ivoh. We can never hopo to rid our-
welveH of the t'hnliiH uf wage hhiveiy
unleMH wn get ingHlii-r niul orniiiilzo
in 11 complin indiiKlrliil orgniil/uilon
ivlm->- ni'i"') t;i "An litJu.Mtt i- It- tii-.i
I In (in Injury to nil," nml hnvo for our
•"^•nieliwfti-.l ".Mi'iltHon of ll:<* w.-ij;-- :**,
fern,"    1 inn going out on lhe ntmie
Judge   Drysdale's   Decision.
"This application is':lo'commit the
defendant for a wilful violation of the
order of the court mado heroin on the
I4th day of May, 1910.
Tho   most   serious   charge   against
the defendant is that since the service
of the order a body of strikers large
in numbers  assemble  and  beset tlie
company's workmen on tlieir way. to
and from work—a   distinctly   illegal
pipceeding—and. that   defendant has
taken part in such assemblies, By his
affidavit the defendant denies that he
was ono of thc number forming such
"assemblies.. I did not regard his denial in his first, affidavit0 as a specific
denial that he formed one of tho systematic  parades,  but by  a  supplementary affidavit which I gave him
leave to file, he lias definitely denied
upon him he has    been    upon    the
streets   in   company  with   others   in
demonstration against the free exercise of such'men's rights.
Traffic on Northeastern Railway Tied
Up—Freighthandlers'  Lose
Heavily, ' ,. .
NEWCASTLE, Eng„ July 23— The
strike of the employes on the Northeastern railroad is fast demoralizing
tlie industries dependent on lhe. lines.
The disorganization of traffic means *
ruin to many shippers.
In addition, to Iho 12,000 men who
are out, it was estimated today that
fully 50,000 workers in the collieries,
shipyards,    iron    works    and   other
"plants ' have   .been .rendered    idle
through tlie inability of thc companies
to move their products.   The loss of
perishable goods., such as fish, milk,
etcTT~is*T!fform"o\i?r   V\.Tole~careiTes~or"
the herring fleets Intended for Yarmouth and Lowestoft curers, are rotting at the different shipping points
along tlie line of the railway.
Garments Are The Universal
Choice Of Well Dressed Men
Simply because the man, wlio knows anything ,
about the fine art of tailoring, knows that
Fit-Reform  garments   are the   epitome bf
Fit-Reform has won its proud position of
leadership—not because it is perfect in any
one detail — but because it is absolutely
perfect in every detail.
Every Fit-Reform Suit
1 , * V- ' '
—is created by Canada's foremost dr.signcrs
—is made of fabrics selected from lhe best
mills of Great Britain.
—is made on the Fit-Reform system by skilled
Fit-Reform was first in the field, and is to-day
n liousfihnlfl word in .vf»ry rily mid fnwn in
Canada where good dollies ate demanded.
We arc constantly receiving new _lyles and
effeds in Fit-Reform Suits. Let us show
you thc latest arrivals. $ 18 to $35,
rm-titloiii'il job and xvi ltd ll up for Tl
ovor n vUlngc, moreover a community! p. ctr.1 to Ioj-o tlin-f or four wtiokit i IiIh mnny frlendi would llko .to know ,.,.,,      ,,.   ,   ,,
. ...  .. .....    .... .. i  . ... i"              ....   ...  ....   .... ,   i._.._ ..,., ■      ,.,.. ...... ..... .     WoiJ.i'i ;iii<l for tlw bi-iii-flt of all war.i
body had done JuMIco to dll the good  with the population ihat this one hns, to g<(, a DitiiwiKh pr, p«j;«tloii, nml in j thnt HIH Im prngi-fimliiif niul Hint h<>  "■*•-**'•'- "u>    **'  !'!',''   '
thliigii provided, look charge of tlui I remaining In llio villus*- cIuhb looks' HiH-lwlnuinNinnt*<-» li" l« (Wervlnu of: mny «oon  \w able to show himself! * "'•'"J  w"". '' " ,'r J'n "  ""
concort progrnm  nnd  nfter n brief-tin out of plnco nn much nn a 'four-! much piuUo for Um good bont ho put j among   iih   completely   ronton"/!   to' •j,'^".,", "'.'...'..fL.       '
npi-eiii In ■whicli ho »l«t-".'tl ll always) year-old child Hint   tim)    not   boon. up.   Wo will nay thin, howovor, that j health,  nml  tnke  up  tlio dutlea  of    "" ' "
rnvo him tho (rrontont nf plo-i«uiro fo  "«fiorf^neif."    .Tu  tiicorporatoil  tcj'-vu1, lUtm U uu ik-nuvi* i»*,*.ULiWu.iu un thn (liecWwt-iminihfi io which ho wnn iliijv;
lio preuont nt x«(horlnif-i of Hint kliiit | hnn i-i'itlm controJ over   Ihe   water jMHiHnont than Jnck Keiiiu-dy.   A con- olci-teil
■omtiig  up
uur* for In
du-iiiial . tcf-iiom,
AI.HKUT V\ IIOK, I,. «'. .»:
(.rom the Industrial Worker,*
The Crow's Nest Trading Co,
Sole Aacnti in Fcruiti " *    j/"*--.
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Coal Mines Regulation Act
An Act to Consolidate and Amend the Coal
Mines Regulation Act and Amending Acts-
Full Interpetation Regarding All Workings
Rule 19. The top and ,all entrances
, between the top and bottom of every
working or pumping shaft- shall be
properly fenced, but tliis shall not betaken,to forbid the temporary removal
of the fence for the purposes of repairs or other operations, if proper
precautions are used.
Rule 20. Where the natural, strata
are not safe, every working or
pumping shaft shall be securely cased,
lined or otherwise.made secure.
Rule 21. The roof and sides of
every traveling road and working
place  shall  be  made  secure,  and  a
■ person shall not, unless appointed for
tho  purpose  of exploring  or  repair-
■ ing, travel or work in any'such' traveling road or working place which is
not so made secure.
Rule 22. A reasonable supply of
timber, and clay for tamping, shall
be furnished and constantly kept in
each working place, or where this is
reasonably impracticable, then in the
most convenient placo in tho vicinity
thereof, for the purpose of insuring
the safety of the persons employed
in (he mine. , ,
Rule 2:-!. 'Where there Is a„ downcast and furnace shaft, and both such
shafts arc provided .with apparatus in
use for raising and lowering persons,
every person employed ih the mine
shall, upon giving reasonable notice,
have thc option of,using the downcast shaft.
Rule '24. In any mine which is
usually entered by means of machinery which is employed in lower;
ing and raising persons therein, and
shall attend for the said purpose during the whole time that any person
is below ground in the mine.
Rule '25. Every working shaft used
for* tbe purpose of drawing minerals
-or,,for the lowering or raising of persons shall, if exceeding 50 yards in
depth ,-and not exempted in writing
by the inspector of the district, be
provided with guides and some proper
means of communicating "distinct and
definite signals from the bottom of
the   shaft  and   from   every   entrance
the surface and the bottom of the
shaft to the surface, and from the surface to the bottom of the shaft, and
to every entrance for the time being
in work between thc surface and the
bottom of the shaft.
Rule 26. A sufficient cover over-
-head shall be used when lowering persons in every working, shaft, except.
whore it is worked by a windlass, or
where the person Is employed about
the pump or somo work of repair in
the shaft, or where a written exemption is given by the inspector of
the district. '      ■"
Rule 27. A single linked chain shall
not be used for lowering or raising
persons in any working shaft or plane,
except for the short coupling chain
attached to the cage or load.
Rulo 28. There shall be on the
drum of overy machine used for low-
, crliifi or raising persons such flanges
or horns, and also, If the drum Is
conical, mich other appllanc'ea as mny
bo sufficient to prevent tlio ropo from
slipping, If in any mino the winding
npparatus Is not provided with some
automatic ' contrivnnco to prevent overwinding, then tho cngo, when'men are
being rnlHoil, Bhall not bo wound up
at a speed exceeding throo milos nn
hour, after the cage lum reached a
point In tho shaft to bo fixed by tho
special rules.
Rulo 20. There Hhnll bo nttnehod to
overy miichlne worked by Hlenm, water
or nH-htinlr.nl powor, and used I'or
lowering and mining pon-ons, nn
ndoqunto brake and also a proper
Indicator, In addition to uny murk on
tho rope, which shows to tlio porsnn
who workH the mnchlno thu position
of Ihu' cage or loud In th.  ahuft.
Rulo,HO, Thurn shnll bo attached to
ovory cngu when used for lowering
nnd raising pr-rsoiiR in nny Hhnft n
proper und niloqimlo automatic snfoty
clutch, which will effectunlly provont
thn fulling of nny cngo upon thn
breaking of the ropo:
Provided, howovor, Hint the niln-
iHter of mlnos mny i-xompt 'from tho
opni'ulltiii of thin ruin cngen lu Hliiiftt*
In which wlre-ropo unities nre used.
Rule ill, Mvnry fly-wheel nnd ull
expoiK'tl and tlaiigeroiiH pnrlH of llio
machinery iihciI lu ur nbout tin* mine
Hluill bn kept Ktinili'iily fenced,
Rule '.Vi. I.very Htenm-bollei' Hhnll
bu provided with n proper stimui-
gunge und wnler-gnuge, to hIiow re-
Bput'tlvely the prcm-mro nf Hlenm nnd
and thermometer* shall be -placad
above ground in a .conspicuous position near tlie entrance to the' mine.
Rule 84.* No person shall *•*,*> ilfully
damage, or without proper authority
remove or render useless ,any fence,"
fencing, casing, lining, guide, means
of signalling, signal, cover," change
flange, horn,» brake,-indicator, steam-
gauge, safety valve or other appliance
or thing provided in any mine in compliance with this act.
Rule 35. Every person shall observe such directions with respect to
working as may be given to him with
a view to comply with this act or
the special rules.
Rule 36, A competent person or
persons who shall be appointed for
thc purpose shall, once at least in
every 24 hours, examine the slate of
the external parts of the machinery
and the state of the head gear, working places, . levels, planes,' ropes,
chains and other works of the mine
which are in actual use, and once
nt least in every week shall examine
the state of the "shafts by which persons ascend, or descend, and the
guides or conductors therein,' and
shall make a true report of the result of such examination, and such
report* shall be recorded in a book
to be kept at the mine for the purpose and shall be signed by the person who made the same* .
Rule 37. The persons employed in
a mine may from time to time appoint one or two of their number to
Inspect*the mine at their own cost,
and the-persons * so appointed shall
be allowed, once or oftener in every
shift, day, week or month, accompanied, if the owner, agent or manager of the mine things fit, by himself, or one or more officers of the
mine, to,go to every part of the mine,
and to inspect the shafts, levels,
planes, working places, return airways, ventilating - apparatus,, old
workings and machinery,1 and shall be
afforded by the owner, agent and manager, and all persons in the mine,
every facility for, the purpose of such
inspection ,and shall make a true report "of the result of such inspection,
and such report shall be recorded in
a bookxtq be kept at the milie for the
purpose, and shall be signed by ibe
persons who made the same. And if
the report state the existence or ap
prehended existence ~of any~71angei-7
tlie owner, agent or manager shall
forthwith cause a truo copy of the
report to be sent to the inspector of
the, district.    >
Rule 38: The books mentioned In
this section, or a copy thereof, shall
be kept at the office of the mine,
and any inspector under this act, and
any person, employed .in the mine,
may at all reasonable times Inspect
and take copies of and extracts from
any such books.   .    ■ ■••.■'»
Rule 39. Every cage used in nny
mine shall;bo stationary and ahall
rest ■ upoii chairs or catches ■ beforo
any person Is allowed, to enter upon
or to leave the samo,'. No person
shall enter-or. leave a cage without,
the' consent of the brakesman or on-
Rulo 40. At evory mine to which
this act. npplioB the owner shall pro-
vldo ono good and sutn-^lonl "nmbu-
lance box," with nn additional such
box for each JOO mon employed nbovo
nnd below ground collectively.
Rulo 40, In evory mine to which
this net npplloH, whoro, by ronson
of its depth or tho extent of Its workings, ogress to tho surfneo cannot be
conveniently, obtained, there shall be
provldod I heroin suitable plnces for
sanitary uses, which Bhnll bo constantly doodorlzod nnd mnlntnlned in
n sanitary condition, nnd sultnblo out-
houses for snnltary purposes shnll bu
similarly maintained In convenient
position contiguous to tho mirfnco
workH t horoof. It shnll bu Incumbent,
on any owner, agent, or mnnngcir nf
sueh nilno to mnlntnln nil bunk-
holmes, and wiiHh.joimos conl rolled
by mild owner, agent, or mniitiger In
Mich - cleanly und Hfiiiltiiry condition
iih mny bo approved by tlio Inspcctur
of mlur-fi,
Knit), -12. No ('hlnnmiin or parson
tumble to. spenk KngllHh Hhnll bo tip-
pointed to nr hIiiiII occupy nny position of iriiHt or roHpoimlblllty In ,<»■
,iib(iut n mlno suhjncl to thin nut,
whoroby through liln Igiioi'iineo, euro-
loHHiiuHH or nogllgiinco, lio might, on-
(lunger the lifo or limb of nny por-
hod In or about u mine, vi/,.; As
bntil-Hinnii, niiHcltor. Hlgnulmim, brake-
muii, pointsman, ftiriiiii-i-mnii, engineer, or bo employed ut tlio windlass
of ti Kinking pit.
Rule III. Every person who eon-
triivonr-K or doon not comply wllh nny
case--of any mine tb which this act
applies, by any person whomsoever,
the owner, agent and manager* shall
each be guilty of an offence against
this act unles'she proves1 that he has
takeii. all- reasonable means, by publishing and to the best.of his power
enforcing the said rules as regulations
for the working of the' mine, to prevent such contravention or" non-compliance.
Rescue Work^
SS. Thero shall tbe established by
the owner, agent or manager'of every
colliery to whicli this act applies
such number,of oxygen helmets, or
some such form of mine rescue device as may be* approved by the minister of mines.
Such mine-rescue apparatus shall
be 'constantly maintained. in au efficient and workable condition, and
shall in all cases be so stored, or,
placed in or about the' mine,' as to
always be available for immediate
The lieutenant-governor in council
may, from time - to time, establish
mine-rescue stations , for the purpose
.of- supplementing', in case of need, the
colliery installations of mine-rescue
apparatus, and also for the purpose
of training the holders of certificates
of competency under, this act in the
use of such mine-rescue device as
may be approved by the1, minister of
mines; and it shall be Incumbent on
the owner, agent, or manager of every operating mine to wliich this act
applies to retain such number of employees trained in the use of such
established mine-rescue apparatus as
the chief inspector of mines may
deem sufficient:
Provided that in cases of emergency
such stations shall be available for
the use of any trained' cvorps of niine-
rescuers, duly qualified medical practitioners, . or corps trained in the
work of first aid to the injured.    - .
*■"*- Special  Rules.
89. There shall be established in
every mine to whicli this act .applies
such rules (referred to in this'act
as "Special Rules") for the conduct
and guidance of the persons acting
in the management of such mine or
employed in of "about the same as,
under the particular state and circumstances  of  such  mine,. may  appear
of tho gonornl ruhm ot thin iicctlun
tlio height uf water In tlio bollor, nnd  Hhnll bo guilty of uu offunco ngnliiHt
with ii  proper Hiifely vnlvo,
Rule iill,   After dniigerniiH giiH linn
been found In nny mine, n barometer
thlH act; and In tho event, of tiny eon*
trnvontlon of or noii-complliuice with
any of thu mild gonornl ruk'H lu tho
Remedies are Needed
Woro wo perfect, which we nre not, metllolno would
not olten be needed,   Hut ttince our lyitemi have be-
ff,"i5 H'ptVcnpcl,   liny-mlrcd   nnd   hrnWn   down tlirntidh
indivcretiom which hnve done on from tho early •£«,
through countteii  -feneration--,, remedlvt art needed to
tltl Naturo In correcti-itf our Inherited and otherwiie
acquired wcuknci-icii.   To  reach  the neat ol itomnch
weakneii and  conmetpient di-feitlve trouble-*, there It
nothing no good ni Dr. I'icrco'n Golden Medical DUcov-
ery, a glyccrlo compound, extracted (rom native medio*-
In-il mor-i—nolil lor over forty yearn with great tatlifactlon 10 all uiera.   For
Weak Stomach, llillouiinm, Liver Complaint, I'a In in Ihe -Stomach alter eating.
Heartburn, Had llrealh, Ilelcblng of food, Chronic Diarrhea and onlicr Inteitinal
Derangement., tbe "Dincuvcry" in a limc-piMVcn ami mutt efficient remedy*.
The tfcrwlnc tin* on Hh
outside  wrapper the
You can't afford lo accept a aecret nimtruro at a aubatltute (or thla non-alflo*
holic, medicine or »no»n coMrtmiTioN, not even though lhe un.nl dealer may
(lictetiy make a little Iii-Jilcr profit,
Dr. Tiercc'a I'lc-Mant Pallet* ice,u!!,itc and Invigorate oli-mudi, liver and
dowel*,   Siigur-cwited, tiny granule-., r,.iiy to tr.Uo a» candy. 	
besf~calcul a ted-tp~p revent~danger76us"
accidents, and to providei for the
safety and proper discipline of the
persons employed in or about the
mine; and such special rules, when
established,'shall be signed by,.the
inspector who is inspector of the district at the time suclr'rules are established, and shall be observed in and
about every mine, in tho same manner as if thoy were enacted in this
act.   <i ',.''
90. 'if any person who Is bound to
observe * the special rules established
for any mine acts In' contravention
of or falls to complywlth any of such
special rules; ho shall bo ' guilty of
an o'ffenco against this act, and also
tho owner, agent and manager of such
mlno, unlosB'ho, provos'thnt he had
takon all reasonable -means of publishing and to the best of his, power
enforcing the said rules as regulations
for tiie working of the mlno bo ns to
prevent such contravention or, noncompliance,. Bhall oach be guilty .'of
nn offonco ngalnst this act.
93. Tho owner,, agent' or manager
of every mlno to which this net applies shall framo and transmit to the
inspector of tho district, for approval
by tlio' minister of mlnos, specinl
rules for hucIi mlno within throe
months nfter tho eommoncomont of
nny. working for tho purposo of opening a now mlno or of ronowlng tho
working of nn old mino,
02. The propoHod Hpeclal rules, together with n printed notice specify-
Ing tliat nny objection to suoh rules
on tho ground of Anything containod
thoroln or omitted thorofrom may bo
sont by nny of the porsoim employed
In tho mlno to tlio Inspector of the
dlarlct, nl IiIh address Htated In Riioh
notice, Hhnll, during not, loss than, two
wnokH before hucIi rulofi nro transmitted to tho liiHpoator, bo poHtod up
In n liko milliner iir Ib provided In
this net renpocllng tho publication of
Bpoclnl ruloH for tho Information of
pui'BOHH employed In tho mlno, and tl
eoi'l If lento Hint such niton and notico
have been ho pohIoiI up Hhnll bo sent
to the Inspector wllh lho ruloH Hlgnod
by tho pui'Hon HOiidltiK the Httmo,
93. If the rules are not objected
to by, the'minister of mines within 40
days'after -their receipt' by the inspector, they shall be .established.
94; If,the minister of mines is,of
opinion sthat the proposed* special
rules .so transmitted, or any of'them,
do not sufficiently provide for the prevention of dangerous accidents ih the
mine, or are not in accordance with
the spirit of this act, or for the.safety
of the persons employed in or about
the mine, or are unreasonable, he
may .within 40 days after the rules
are received by the inspector object
to the rules,'and propose to .the owner, agent or manager in" writing any
modifications in the rules' by way
either ,of omission, alteration", substitution or addition.
95. If the owner, agent or manager does f.not, within 20 days after
the modifications proposed by the
minister of mines" are • received by
him, object in writing to them, the
proposed special „ rules, with such
modifications,   shall  be  established.
96. If the owner, agent or manager sends his objections in. writing
within the said 20 days to the' minister of mines, „ the matler shall be
referred-lo arbitration, and the date
of the. receipt of such objection by,
the minister of mines, shall be deemed
to be the date of the reference, and
the rules shall be established as-settled by an award on arbitration..
97. After special' rules are established under this act in any mine,*the
owner, agent or manager* of such
mine may from time, to time propose
in writing to the Inspector of the district, for the approval of the minister
of mines, any amendment- of such
rules or any* new special rules, and
the provisions of this act with" respect
to the original special rules shall
apply lo all such amendments and
new rules' in like manner, as near as
may be, as they apply to the original
•98. The minister of , mines may
from time to time propose in writing
to the owner, agent or manager of
the mine any new,, special rule's, or
any amendment to the special rules,
and ,the provisions of this act with
respect to* a proposal of the* minister
of mines for modifying the special
rules transmitted by the owner, agent;
.or manager of a mine shall.apply to
all such new special rules and amendments in like manner, as near as may
be, as they apply to such proposal.-
99. i( If the owner, agent or manager of any, mine to which this act
applies. makes any false' statement
With respect to the posting up of the
rules and. notices, he shall be guilty
of an offence' against this act;* "and
if special rules for any mine - are not
transmitted within the time limited
by this act to the inspector- for the
approval of the minister of mines, the
owner, agent and' manager of such
mine-shall'each be guilty of an, offence against this act, unless he prove
that' he had*;.taken    all    reasonable
Lizard Local .General, Teamsters ..No.
. 141.' ..Meets every'Prlday night at
*. 8-p.m..Miners union.hall.. A. L.
. Boles." President; William Long, Re-
,'■ cording Secretary.-, r•'"• •
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; *>_    DENTIST. ..-**'~: '     -..
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... Offlc-?: J6hnson:Faulkner Block. /•
Hours9-12171-6;T*     ,■"• ;.'•--., PhOD0 72
Bartenders'. Local, No. 514: Meets -2nd
"and.4th Sundays,at 2~.30 p.m. Secre-.
tary J. A. :Gouplli, Waldorf Hotel.  .
Gladstone-Local No. 2314 U. M. W. A.
Meets 2nd-and "4th Saturday Miners
Union hall. ' IVliees, Se.i. -
Amalgamated Society   of   Carpenters
and "Joiners:  Meet's in the Miners'
1".Union.Hall. " A. Ward,'Secretary.  .
■"ernle -
B. C.
Office Henderson Block, Pernie B.C.
-   Hours 9 tb 1; 2 to 5; 6 to 8.
-Residence 21.Viotoria Ayo.
Typographical Union^Nb. 555' Meets
last Saturday in each month at the
Ledger Office. A. J, Buckley, Secretary.     .   * *    '
Local Fernie No. ,17 S. P. of C. Meets
in Miners Union Hall every Sunday
' at 7.45 p.m. Everybody welcome. D.
-  Paton, Secretary-Treasurer. -
W. R. Ross K. C. W. S. Lane
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Fernie, B.C.
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D. E. McTaggart
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Manufacturers of and.Deal-
ers in all kinds of Rough J
1 , , *. -
. and Dressed Lumber
Amalgamated Society Carpenters^ and
Joiners:—Meet ln Miners Hall every
alternate Thursday at 8 o'clock. A.
Ward, secretary. P. O. 307. ■
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and
Joiners.—Locall220. D. J. Evans,
President; F. H. Shaw, Secretary.
Other bodies, are requested to send in
. their cards. .-' -   '"   -   "
Cox Street
Fernie B. C.
F. C. Lawe
Alex. "I. Fisher
Send us your orders
means, "oy—ent6"TcilTg_to'
his power the provisions of this section, to. .'secure the transmission" of
such rules.!, **' - ;'" *.
, 100, For • the purpose*' of making
known the general and special rules
to -' all persons employed - in ob'r ■*- about
each mine to.,-which this act,applies,
an entire copy of the said rules shall
be published as* follows:
(1). The owner, agent or, manager
of such mine shall cause-rules, with
tho name and address of the inspector
of the district, and the name- of the
owner or agent and of the manager
appended thereto, ,to be posted up ln
legible characters In some' conspicuous place at or near tho mine, where
they may bo conveniently read by tho
persons employed, nnd so often as the
snmo .become defaced; obliterated or
destroyed shall causo them to be renewed with all rensonnble dispatch:
(2). The" owner, agent , or manager shall supply a" printed copy of
.this act and the special rules gratis
to ench person employed In or about
tho mine: .- '"•
(3), Evory copy of, the special
rules shall bo kopt distinct from,any,
ruloH which depend only on tho contract-between the employer nnd employed. 	
, In tho ovont of any non-compllanco
with tho provisions of this Boctlon by
any porson whomBOOvor, tho owner,
ngont nnd manager   shall   each   bo
guilty of an offence against this act;
but the owner, agent or .manager of
such mine shall not be deemed guilty
if he prove that he had* taken all
reasonable means, by enforcing to the
best of his power the observance, of
this section, to prevent such noncompliance. , ' -•-.
101. Every person who pulls down,
injures, or defaces any proposed spe-,
cial rules, notice, or general or special rules * when' posted up in pur-:
suance of the provisions-of-this'act
with respect to special rules, or»any
notice posted up in pursuance- of the
special rules, shall be guilty of an
offence -against, this act.'     ""--.   v,
102. An ...inspector under "this act
shall,* "when' required, certify, a copy
whicli is shown to his satisfaction to
be a true copy of any special rules
which for "the time- are established
under this act in any mine," and a
copy, so certified shall be evidence
(but not to the exclusion of other
proof) *of such special rules and \of
the fact that they are duly established
under .this act', and have been signed
by*the,inspector.- - .•*'
7 7      (To be continued.)
, The Boston Herald went; into the,
hands-*7 of receivers recently." \ Its
indebtedness amounts to. about.$2,-
200,000, largely.-017print paper. Who
says it doesn't pay to be ln the paper
business when such a line of credit
caVbe obtained?
." Every man .connected with mining,
whether he is'a laborer, superintendent, manager, mining engineer or. own:
er, Is Interested in Securing ideas that
will savxS hlm time and make.more
money for him .
Ati organization has boon built up
at a blg.oxpendlture, that Is scouring
tho mining world for money making,
monoy saving ideas,
Tho problems that ono man has
failed to solve another man somowheto
has solved, and it Is. tho worlc of this
organization to search out mining problems and their solutions, to classify,
arrango and simplify thom.
Thlnlc what this moans—It moans
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Under New Management
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business and rest*
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♦.■ne Cities of Calgaryand .ernle;
P. O. Box 308
Hint now It Ib posBlblo for nny mnn
to Hocuro tlio IdoiiB, tho BChcmua,.tlio
very working pinna tlmt nro building
minimi; buccobbob overy whoro,
Minus ntul Minora Is bo well known
lo ovory mnnngor, superintendent nnd
conl nilnliiK official tlmt It Is nol no-
coHBnry to mnko nny oxplnnntlon of Uh
morlt for tliolr bonofll, * Thoro nro
mnny, howovor, who nro nowcomom
lu th-3 country, ami as they very probably would llko to got Idens regarding
mnttors donllng with tho mining Industry, wo*cnn sny without fonr of
contradict lon thnt this publication Is
tho vory bont of llu kind.
. Wo lmvo mndo arrnngomontH with
(110 pilbllHllUIS VI tlilN nioiiiuiy (O Illllh-J
tti/iiio c:\i-ivlliiiiul])' iidvuulitb'C'OWi dubbing offers;
Mines nnd Minerals, for ono year
12 big 132 pngo Ihbuob, nnd  Tho
District Ledger for ono yoar, C2
Ihbuob, U'gulnr   pride'   tor bulti,
'13.50,  for .*■ ,'$3,00
MlnoB nnd Mlnornls, ono yonr,,,,|2.r>0
Tho District Lodger ono year..., 1.00
Coul (mil Motal Minors Pocket
book 3.00
Combination price $6.00.
Mlnos nnd Mlnornls ono yoiy.... 12.50
Tho District Ledger ono year.... 1.00
Examination Questions for Certificated of Competency In Mining,.3,G0
Combination pries 15.50.
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.   ton,  Veal,    Poultry,    Butter,
.   Eggs, Fish, "Imperator Hams
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Weiners and Sauer Kraut. .'
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tk.ivoral to all
purts ol" tho town
*. Dnesimu kagitalistickemu statu
slouzi,vsechny zakony,''-jake se dovedou
v parlamente vyrobit,-jedine k-tomu
ucelu, sirokemasy lidu podrdbiti vice
vladnouci-tride a co hlavniho, zajistit
vsem-vykorisfovatelum moznost vet-
siho. vykorlsfovani do biidoucnosti a
pripoutati ■ delnika''.^vice'-Ice strojl,
tovarne, sachte a' zemedelce ,ke. zemi
pouty* zakona*.    " ■'',,'
'- Vezmete vsechny ony zakony, ktere
.slouzi na ochranu delnictva a zkou*-
mejte jlch pozadi;' tisice _ a tisico
delniku jest kazdym rokem vrazdeno
v dolech,. tovarnach atd., clfra urdzu
kazdym rokem stoupa do zayratne
vyse; ■ a prece stale jsou vydavany
novo zakony a narlzeni na. bezpec-
nostnl zarizenl pri kazdem oboru prace
"a na iniste, ahy docilena byla naprava,
dochazl k horsim dusledkum.       ,   -
V lSTomecku a ve,vsech statech exls-
tuje stejne cela rada zakoriu jiz cela
desitlleti, 1 v novo,dobe doplnena celou
radou ko mlsi a socialnlch vyboru a
hledmo, statistlka nam ukazuje, ze
urazu pribyva, stejne jako jich pribyva
v. Rakousku. Mame" pojlstovanl ' v
nemocl,- invalidite a stari a tisice jest
delniku, kteri nedos'tavaji niceho,
Jsouce proste- pdmrstenl ode vsech
naroku;'tak se dejev nemocenskych
pokaldnach, v bratrsk'e pokaldne a v
Nemeckii- se'tak deje ' za, trvani'
vseobechneho starobniho pojiste'ni.
Mame ruzne predpisy bezpecnostni v
dolech a katastrofy a velka nestesti se
opakujl, pri nichz *. tisice *. lidskych
zivotu byva zmareno. ■ •' '7
. Mame zakony 0 dobe pracovni, a na
dolech hornikum se trvani sichty pro-
dluzuje libovuli « zamestnavatelu; - a
tak deje "se ve vsech statech. "-
Vsechny. ony- zakony, jsou, zpraco-
vany tak, ze.kapitalistum se zde skyta
tolikvyhod, ze mohou " na dale- vlad-
riouti hornikum a" tyto vhaneti ve
vetsl nestesti a zkazu sveho zivota.
Vsemi temito ' zakony byva delnlk
vetsinou vice zdeptan, nezli aby ■ mu
bylo ulehceno.     „        -    ..,',-
A tak' deje se delmiku zaroven ,y
ohledu hospodarskem, ■* kulturnim' i
spolecenskem. Svoboda slova, .tisku,
shromazdovaci, spolcoyacl atd., ■ vse
zde exlstuje pro.obcany, ale.jakmile
se ukaze, ze' bychom byli. jen pribli-
zne nebezpecni* stavajiclmu poradku.
ihned vladnouci, organy " maji celou
radu zakonu,',dle kterycliz'se nam vse
Vt_t-. i_     r- 0 A**iw**\ of _tr<_i__ *m'l-i_n^-'T(->b-_i'i_
-*W VI* ■*_    , M* '/■JMUCU'^MI.U f Ulll 1UIWV UUUVUi"
Jenomitem. spcialistum, kteri' chteji
stavajici propast '.mezi kapitaleiri, a
praci vyrovnati za-zelenym stolem za
pomoci svych tyranu spolecne s tou
vladou, ktera nas- dnes ubiji, tern
ponechava se volnost jlch cinnosti.
Tl v'slchnl sociallste, kteri zasedajl
ve smlrclch'■' soudech, pracovni rado,
socialnlm vyboru, . v parlamente, tl
ncjsou s jlch soclallsmem nebezpecni
vlade.ani kapitalu a vlada'ani kapl-
tallsto z cele jlch cinnosti- "riemaji
Btrachu.a proto dovoluje se jlm vice;
jsou to prosto delnlcko organisace
vladou trpeno, ponevadz jejlch clnnost
jde vellce k duhu stavajiclmu poradku.
Socialism* soc. dem, i nar. soc. tof
socialism die jmena, ale skutechna
jlch-clnnost nenl nlclni vice, nez
pracovatl vladnouclm1 trldam do kllna
a saml tl,.-.lcterl* Vepresentuj tyto
partnjo, nojsou, nozll splhavcl, kteri
po bedrnch chudoho lidu so chetji
dostatl vyse lc lopslmu zlabu, phodl-
nojslmu zlvotu.
. Clnnost tochto stran delnlckoho
hnutl poctlvomu boji protl stnvnjlclmu
poradku so vyhyba a provozuje odko-
ulcanou polltlku od mesfackych llbor-
alnlch stran. Zakony vypracovano so
strany tochto socialnlch splavcu die
jmena noltst so svou dvojsmyslnostl
nobo ncjasnostl niclm od zakonu
burzoaslo. Nd porovnanl prodvadlm
zde ukasku takoveho zakona, ktery
jost chloubou clnnosto, Unlo liornllcu
rakounkych 0 nedolnim lclldu, ktory
dio „Na zdani" znl naslodovno:
...Tsmo pro zavodni nodolnlho klldu
na doloclilvo vsoch znvodocU dolum
prlnaloKOJlclch, v travonl nojmono 30
lioilln, poclnajo 0' 0, hod. v nodcll
rnno. Na zavodoclu kdo prncujo so
na trl Irltly (Irlllo) poclnoj nodolnl
klld v nodoll 0 12. hod. v pulnocl. Na
trvani nodolnlho Hilda SOhod,. noHinl
to mill ziuliutlio vllvu,"
> Sudto, jalcy lo muzo byti nodolnl
Icl I cl. poclnajo v nodoll 1*11110 0 fl, hodlno
Jaliy Jost lu roztlll od staviijlclio
ziikonii, •/, joho ohoJJal-OHtl a nourel-
lotitl.   To, jost porta zukonno vyroby
8onden •_ Verhneit Brotheri.
co vrAny
socialni demokracie. Ona se take
nemuze-,k-necemu jinemu odhodlati,
cela rada" jinych navrhu -z-^Uona.-na
ochranu ,hornictva-* jest stejne"pochy-
bnelio.diarakteruv Pro socialni demo-
kracii jest tohle riejpohodlnejsi, cesta
a prostredek bojovny, nenr*nebez-
pechy,- ani' neohrozuje existenci organisace, aby tato dale v pohodlnosti
se ubirala v pred. Dojde-li k uskutec-
nenl'.techto zakonu za -l-ok, za pet,
deset let, to neni jeji vlnbu.to se jiz
naleznou ti, na ktere se sveze veschna
vina, v parlamente jest jiz dosti tako-
vych, kteri unesou tu'trouchu pomluv,
ze, mohou byti ^ postaveni na ukor re-
volucnich soc." demokratlu, za skudce
delnictva. Jest to pohodlnejsi', nez
raznym zakrocenlm, primym bojem
delnictva sobe vynutit sve pozadavky.
Stavajici hospodarslce pomery jsou
zrcadlem vseho taskarskcho, prohnan-
eho zlodejestvi, pracujlcl lid'veden v
koleje trpelivosti, poslusnosti, stava se
cini . dale ' tlm „vice podrizenejsim,
bazlivost vitezi a zavlada v i-adach
proletariatu ,v Rakousku?   '
Politikarl vsech ruznych smeru majl
sve nejlepsi trziste v rozbrojich, ktere
zasevaji, do. 'rad" delniku a- nad
zde'ptanym proletariatem vitezne. se
sklebi- le'noch, ■ vyderac, podvodnile,
lump; polltikar, zamest-navatel, ktery
svolava kolem'sebe potrebne otrockq
zradi^e, zaprodajne duse.
vHra jest-az prnis krlklave provo-
zovana s hbrnlky;' zdrazi se uh.li "pak
pbtraviny, zase uhli a potraviny, pak
vlada zdrazi dovoz a zase zdrazi se
uhli a, tak" komedie speje bez kohce
dale.       '-    .-,
A hornici? Co cini onl,;nlc, proste
nic^' Trochu verejnych schiizi, ale
zadne skutky. "Politikari z parlamentu
svaluji vinu na agrarnlky, zpatecnlky
a':'z cele te bidy agituji pro. svoji
partaj, ucele^ politicke. Jine pomoci
pro delniky ■ nevjdi a videt nechti a
pro . svoji zbabelost take videt - ne,-'
mohou; jinak jjim, , politickym. tlam-
paciim,'toho.take neni "zapotrebi.. ''
, Oni bidu ani.stradanl rodinne neza-
kousl, ustrky a ponizeni snaseti
nemusi.* <i" ' '    "    ,     -'
. Co ma cinit dnes proletariat, jak .se
ma rqzohodnouti?, Ma dale trpeti a
trpelive snaseti bsud a cekat, az z
llbovule kapitalistu, mu bude.jednou
pridanona mzde 10 procent i nahodou,
okolnosti,, ze ■ jednou' za cas budou
snizenysceny potravin?'. Nebo ma se
proletariat' "uchopiti  ' ihned    akce a
aby dan byl pruchod* v zajmu dobre
veci. '•.-■"-. ;
sNastane-li tako'vato prace, -pak
zaroven zmizi . ,vsechny* stesky na
necinnost,,neschopnost hnuti, kterou
lze spatrovati dnes v torn, ze" hnuti
pozbylo na svem charakteru, sveho
vlastniho Ja'—a. to jedine hasledkem
samych ohledu vuci svemu politickemu
okoli. Sveraznost; sebeurceni 'bylo
hodne uspano, spoutano v ohledech a
kompromisu .— a tomu treba ucinit
konec a nastoupit cesty prime, ote-
vrene, yyjlti na - osvezujici . volny
vzduch^ Zde' nabydou novych sii a
pak budrae' jlstl, ze shledame se s
uspechem. Proto organisujhie se na
podklade solidarity mezi sebou, po-
vinne bratrske lasky k veci, s
uplatnenim hesla: Prlmou akci k
osvobozenl proletariatu a bezpodmi-
necne s heslem .skutku ranu za ranu,
, Morrison,' le secretaire national de
la Federation Americainedu Travail,
announce pour la tieme fols que
plusieurs * candidats au Congres
seront' battus aux prochaines elections
par les membres de son union.    ,,,
Morrison est in. de ces unionistes
qui combat la politique de classe des
socialistes 'et veut obtenir'' des refor-
mes ouvriercs en elisant des amis (?)
des ouvriers sur les listes capltalistes.
Cette sorte le politique ne peut
avoir' d'autres resultats que de pro-
longer la vje du capitalisme tout, en
fournissant des" bonnes sinecures a
quelques membres de l'Union:
Pendant des annees ces individus,
dont la plupart." "se -disent plus ou
moins anarchistes, ont combattu la
politique honnete et-desinteresseedes
socialistes en pretendant que la politique causerait** des - desaccords dans
les unions.. Depuis quelques annees,
voyant qu'ils ne pouvaiont ainsi mettre
arret au progres dumouvement sociallste, ils ont adopt© un autre moyen
"punir.ses ennemis et recompenser
ses amis" et essaient de falre elire
des politiciens membres d'unions sur
les listes capltalistes.
, Nous connaissons -ces messieurs!
aujourd'hui comme heir'ils travaillent
dans l'interet du regime capitaliste et
veulent tenir les ouvriers dlvises sur
le, terrain politique comme Us les ont
tenu divises sur le terrain eebnomique
avec leurs milliers d'unions de metiers
"priino zabajitrboj proti,^burzoasii a
uzit.v kazdem pripade taktlky oko za
oko, zub za zub?—      -■'."'•
Zajiste, ze'zde'v.tomto okamziku ne-
zbyva delniku jine,cesty,'nez cesta
prime akce a srazltl sve slky za timto
ucelem. Zde nezbyva..jlne cesty pro
hornlctvo a delnlctvo Tvubec; organisace nechf pochopl tento ucel sveho
poslanl a samy .prlpravl se drbzhod-
nou o torn, ze jlch organisace musi se
chopltl taktlky a pristouplt kposltlvnl
praci, kterou nasledovatl musi—
Skutky nastariou, jakmllo delnici pochopl a budou nouprosno provadet
heslo ranu za ranu. Jak jsou kapl-
tallste lc delnlkum, ' talc must byti
delnici ko kapltnllstum. Kdo ma tohle
provestl, kdo ma zacltl, cekatl?
Cokat; kdyz. nenl nadeje, ani
vyhnutl, cekat, az nolcdo zapocne; nez-
namy, zo nasadl za dolnllcy sam sobo?
Zajisto nenl dobro to ant oho; alo
zapoclt majl ti, ktorl jsou si vedomi
nosneBltolnclio stavu a dall prlkaldu
druhym; Cekajl-li vedomi sveho stavu,
ztracejl na svo onorgll' a bdhodlano-
stl, ztracejl 1 na cone v lldovom ro-
volucnlm olemontu." Jodnoho ,budmo
pamotllvl, zo stara prupovod, "straoh
ma vollco ocl", jest nojlopslm dolcu-
ihontbm dnosnlch pomoru a anarchlsto
soclaliBto, musll by si skutocno rlcl,
ze by byli zbabolcl, ledyby moll ustou-
pit a dalo cekatl ze strachu, zo by
byli zrnzonl od svych spolukamara-
du, dolnlku, polltlckych strannlku aid.
Anarchlsto a vslchnl rovolucloniirl
muol jltl prlkladcm v prod a hytl
naprosto bozohlodnl ko vsom nopra-
tolum dobro vocl dolnlku a to noohf
jsou noprut .0 jaclkollv. Tlm zlska
Jodlno sprnvodllva'voc dolnlku a
ubydo ncvaznosli lc veci dclnlcke,
jaku duos so rozpluzujo v rndnuh
rnkoiiakoho prolotnrlatu. Clny a
skutky nabydo Jodlno delnlcko linn-
<l povno putly a po^toupl v prod ko
Hkutocno prupravno' praci, k nocldl-
Ihiiiii. To jsou iihI mil no kroky, litoro
Iroba JoBt, aby v kazilo orKiuilsncI
byly zahajony a rovnhinnlm olonionliini
iuujuuia-cu-5u*ci 1 c_i.nw p-cnco;	
Souhaitons' que -les ouvriers ap-
prendront enfin que leur bien-etre
futur, leur emancipation complete, ne
proviendront pas d'agents du regime
capitaliste mais bie'n-d'euxmemes.
List of Locals District 18
UKcuUfwlio, itu-notticbtftm, la lbs
Scientific fliMican.
Ledger Ads Pay
Corrcctotl by District Socrotary up to Mny iBt, 1010,
V. Wlit-nUcy, Ilankhead, Alia.
N. McDonnell, Ileavor Crook, via Plnclior
J, nniliti, Ilollivuo, l-'rank, Alln.
JnmoB Turnbull, Hlnlrmoro, Altn,
Win  AhIiIoii, lliirmlH, Alta, ,.
J; Noll, Cnnmoro, Alta.
fi   p.,,*..?,.-   (■'^.,1 fit,. *i-*.,Vt    trtin
W. Ornhnm, Colomnn,  Mtn,
Q. M. Davlofl, Cnrbontlnlo, Colomnn, Altn.
J. Aplln, Cardiff, Altn.
V. K.8t. Amnnt, Cnrdlff, Alta.
Jan. DavlB, Corbin, II. C.
(ion. VmXttwn   T*iln*mntiil Cltv. l.otbhrltliro
Rlchertl Thompson, Frnzor Fiats, lidmoritoii
M. Ilonlc, 43-1 l-orno St. Norwood, Kdmonton
D. none, Kornlo I). C. '■
O. Nicol, Finnk, Alln.
J. Ayro. Hosmer, 11. li.
3, O. Jones, Hillcrest, Alia,
ll. Euuu, Kenmare, li. D,
L. Mooro, P. O. Jlfl, lx3tlibrld*so, Alta
\V. U. Kvui'w, l.UUi, Flunk, Allu,
M.   (Mltlay, Maplu Lout, Ili-Jlfvuo, Alia.
M. nirtPll. VIohM, H. C.
Nell Ditnrnn, r/iHnliur*s, H(*llc:vu.. Altn.
-•car CarUon, l'0H8bnr«, Alta.
Ch*e. Smith, Royal troll, Ulhhrldro, Alia
A. flhnw, StrnHiconn, Altn.
Win. RusBfll. Tnler, Alia.
13. Jitown, Tabor, Aim.
Iloavcr Crook
l*"nnt r\t„
■    Cardiff
' Dlnmnnrt Cltv
Kdmonton        ,
2314  -
241)7  ''
Muplo I .inf.
Polico Flnts
Itoynl Colllerlen
Un , caso Important per tutti 1
II tenore del.verdetto reso ultima-
mente ?* a Frank. II dlbbottlmento
estato slngolore del genere aquanto
che l'accldente a costato la vita a
J. B. Lobert.
Le due vittlme, dlromo due perche
11 djsgrnzzlato Lobert estato una vit-
tlma osslo aperso la sua vita nel-
Inccopplaro un enrro, Lobert era In-
tento a dlscendore il suo carro pleno,
Decoux dlscondeva con 11 suo per as-
slcurarsl sella stradn.fosso llbbera o
do splngoro 11 suo carro neU'entrato
como dl costume por dnro passagglo
ad un altrn llnea sotto lo condlzzlonl
rlclilosto o ritomaro qunlcho passo
lndlotro per prondoro 11 suo cavallo
dlscondoro II suo carro pleno. Noliisl
cho corcava dl fnro questo due azzlonl
slmullancnmonto nol fatto dl potoro
megllo soddlsfaro I suol padroni cho
mal sono soddlnfattl, Docoux peiiHiira
corto dl trovnro II suo carro nl mo-
doslmo pos'to dove lo avoa prima
momentaneamento nbbnndonato mn
quale fu la sun sorprcsa cho nrrlvnto
sul posto 11 enrro non vl ora plu, 11
volcolo si avova mosso a dlscendore
vorso l'liccrociigRlo con ln rnpldltn dl
umi I'rocclu, 13 do 11 routo cho lo
rlnssumlamo in qualcho sorto dnl enso
como fu piiBsmto, cho costo la vltn dl
J. 13. Lobert.
L'lnoliloflta fu pnssntn ma oomo nbl-
tunlmonlo por I on nl dl nccldonto don-
I ro In mine; inn qui In casa cnmbla dl
nspotto, J. Ii, Lobert vlouo n nioilre
dallo sua forlto o seiiHa vorun proct'sso
liuprlgKlonnno tl nml rnpltnto Decoux
cho mntorlnlmonto (t'liuto rosponinb-
bllo doll'iicentluto D. ))lu 11 maiWKKloro
o par hIiio II Bopnilutl'MxIontc, "Driver
IIohh" tutti unlil rnntii) II mnl cnplliiio
Docoux,   81 notn lo /.do por tal ciiho
HVOllO   (llll   I'msllllMltn   W.   II,   I'OWfll
cho n fntto tutto quiiiilo til liinunn-
nionto hIii poHHlbhllt.' a tu vara dolln
Hfnrtunntn f rut fllo. r<'«'t> iiiipIio hhk-
gorlro al Kiudlcl I'ldcu ill roc-iiml sul
luoeo doll'ncrndiito In modo dl fnrHl
umi preclHii Itlfii o ill |iott'i* (lino un
pill  HflK'lU'l.'  VtM'tlllttO,
I'nsHlnmo orn nl vordotto rhn fn un
corto onoro nl KlKiiorl dol kIiii-I.
Trovnrono cho .1, H. Lobt-rt nvnvn
morto In soKiillo nllo forlto rlportnto
morco lo KfiiKRlrHl del carro nl "drlvor"
Dct'oiiy, Por aut'sto mot Ivo nol brnnv
Inmo Hovuramonto nl "drlvnrs" od nl
caru'iitori di uvoiu tiu'-tf io xiuxuio.
Iirucaucisioiil iii-r I loro carri d-ddl
o»nprvnr<> If misolo ill tail soiriffltl
Inmndo tin nnn onnorv spnclo per 1
"drlvors" dl 'non ndopornro troppa
•mir, nor lc f(itrniriT>nlf *»i1 nrrlfrblnvn
In vim ilflln iioii-rn Kt'iiif.
L'tmlono n Inrnrlcnio 11 Slfinor W. C.
Hliiinions dl l.ollil)rldi.o por In dlfosn
dl Dftoiiv. HI o ncclnto con nun
vihhrnin plndltorln tin dlmoslrnro 11
poto h'tiho dl- iiiih ncciiRnzzlono
fiomplntiif, mn In vano enr Doroux
it'Hlii. ithconi lu cnrccTo tmlla ,ultcn
imnlf ill nuvfiHlnln o trnnforlio n
factiires, . "minerals, fisheries and
dairy products. < ,.
■ Population will be recorded. under
the heads of "residence, and personal
description;* citizenship, nationality
and religion; profession, occupation
and trade or" means of living; wage-
earnings -and insurance; education
and language spoken, and infirmities.
Every, person living on June lst
will be entered on the schedule of
population by name, as member of a
family, institution or household, together with place of habitation, sex,
relationship to head.of the family or
household, and whether single, married, widowed, divorced or legally
separated. The month of birth, year
of birth and age at lust birthday will
also be recorded.
Entries will be made for each person to show the country or place of
birth, yoar of immigration.to Canada,
if born* elsewhere, year of naturalization if formerly an alien, and also
racial or tribal origin, nationality and
religion. Every person of alien birth
who has become a naturalized citizen
is a Canadian by nationality; and
every British subject, with residence,
in Canada,"as well as every native
of Canada who lias acquired citizenship by birth , or naturalization, Is
also a Canadian by nationality. But
there is no Canadian by racial or
tribal origin, unless the Indians are
so counted. , ....
Every person having an occupation
or trade will be entered for it, but if
employed in the census year, at some
other occupation for ■ part or whole
time he will be so recorded also. If
the person is'working on own account,
the entry will be so made. An entry
is also required -to be made showing
where the person is employed, as, on
farm, iir woolen mill, at foundry shop,
in drug store, etc.
Wage-earners ,are entered to show
the number of weeks employed in
1910 at chief occupation or trade; at
other than chief occupation if any;
the hours of working time per'week
at chief occupation, or at other. occupation if any; the total earnings in
1910 at chief occupation; the' total
earnings at other than-chief occupation; and the rate per hour when employed by the hour.
Entries are required, to be made,
for, each <person' showing the- amount
of insurance held at date of the census upon life, as well as against ac-
_ ident_or_Ric.knessr_togeiher—with-the-
cost of such insurance in the census
year. ,' "    -
. Under" the heading of education and
language records \>?ill be taken for
every person of five years of age and
over showing the number of months
at school in 1910, and'if-the person
can read and write? and the language
commonly spoken by oach person.
The cost of education ln 1910 for
persons over 1G years of "age at "col-
lege,o convent, or "university Is also
called for,
' The last question on the schedule
of population relates to Infirmities, It
calls for a record of each person
having nn infirmity. If blind,*- denf
and dumb, crazy or lunatic, Idiotic or
silly, a record thereof will be made
In tho proper column,* and the nge nt
which tho Infirmity nppeared is required to bo specified.
The feeling of ease which conies
with* the possession of a bank-book
is something not lo be despised—no
matter what your position or prospects.
A bank account eliminates worry
and care—onuses you to feel that you
have something to fall back upon in
an Instance of emergency.
One Dollar will start an account.
J.  R.  LAWRY, Agent
Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000   • Reserve, $6,000,000
Arrangements have recently been completed under which the branches
of this Bank are able'to Issue Drafts on the principal points
ln the following countries:
Brazil       *•
Faroe Islands   '
Fr'ch Cochin-China
Great Britain
Philiiptne Islands
South Africa  *
Straits Settlement*
West Indies ijj
and elsewhere
L. A. S.  DACK, Manager, Fernie.
Notico is horoby given thnt 30 dnys
nftor dnto, I, John Pigeon, Intend to
apply to tho Hon. Chlof Commissioner
of Lnnds nnd Works for u llnensn to
prospect for* coal and potroloum on
tho following doscrlbod lnnds: Com-
inonclnB nt n post plnntod tlireo milos
and fifty chnlns South, nnd ISiihI, ono
milo from tho S. W. cornor of lot. diNM,
bolng thirty chains North of tho Kvn
Josh, S. K, corner poHt, Hiono..* nli?htv
chnlns l-Jnst, thonco olclily chnliifi
South, thonco olghty chnlns West,
thonco oifvhty chnliifl North to plm*.*
of (-oiiuiKMit-.'iin'rit uontnlnlitK CIO ncres
morn nr Iohh, locnlfd this liHlli <lnv of
Juno, 1010.
John Anderson, Witnoss.
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital,Authorised $10,000,000.00. .Capital Subscribed  $5,575,000
 P-_n!4-_l_D _ »_l_l In _K_Q ___ AflA f\f\^ *_*■__._._.,._     -p.._.-i ■»»-    .or. finA ==
— wm|/i»hi-i   uiu — <w|J—•-*— i-t->-tV|uuv|vvvtVU~"ii-.otwi ve—IUIIU—7 . t * "i~~*~~—*f-JfJOUfUU'J
D. R. WILKIE, President HQN. ROBT, JAFFRAY, Vice-Pres.
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kamloops, Michel, Moyie, Nelson,
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria.    ,   .
Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
Head 8 King St.
Office, West   ,
Lnst yenr tho doposlts of tho Homo Dnnk of Cnnndn Incronsed Ono
Million nntl n Half Dollars. TIiIh nmount Included tho Havings of many
smnll depositors, who oponod nn account with $1.00. All nro wolconio,
nnd full compound intorost Is pnld on nny doposit over $1.00 ns Ioiik ns It
romnlns In "tlio bank. Thoro Ir no formnlliy In oponlng nn account, (-nil
in any tlmotluriiiB banlclnu hours nnd lnko out your pass book, Intonml
will bo added to your nccount regularly. Deposits will ho added lo your
nccou'iil rofiiilarly. Dcposlm mny ho mndo throiiKh the mnll, and money
mny bo withdrawn nt nny tlmo on dninnntl.
Mnnnner Fernie Branch.
nioiiccnit-nl, coiilnliiliiK 110 acres morn
or Iohh. Located this 2fith dny of
Juno, 1010,
10LL10N IIAL_Y, Locator.
John Anderson, WilnosB,
7/'*! ui'M (••'iistj'. ;>l Canada uJJI l-
1 tu!,'u und-.T 'fu'** of roof t-*, rirr,
[nnd will cmbrnti- ih" miI-Joci* of |tr-*t*-
ultttlmi, mortality, nuil'Ultun*, uti-tni*
Notico Ih In-roily Riven thnt I, Minn
.Tohs, Ihlrly, dnys nftor tlnlo Inlond to
npply tn tlm lion, Chlof CnmmlHHlotior
nf LiukIh nud Works for n llcenso In
proHpor-f for conl nnd pt-lrolfliim nn th«
rollnwlTiH* tlont'i'ilititl lnnds: Common-
t'liiK nt n pout iiliuitcd at the norili-
west miner of the John IIkcoii clnlin,
Hic-iipi' North iilKliiy chnlns, tin .ico
Knit fluht t'lniliiH, tht-iif-it Houth olKhty
t'linliiH, tlienoK Wt'Hl olulily clmlnu lo
plnco of conimwicomotit, cnnlnlnliiK
i\\o ixortiH mor" or Wii, l^x-aiod this
lintli tiny of Juno, 1010,
MINN JOHH, Lornlor.
ANDY (iOOD, ArciiI.
John Andoi'Hnn, WltnoHH.
Noller* In hereby Riven thnt thirty
dnyH nfter dnte I, Herbert Joss, intend
to npply to tlin Hon. Chief Com min
Moncr ol l.uii-lH ami Wort's ror it
Iir-"-*".**- In jirnrjit'i I fnr t'tv.il iuul jii'-
Irnlniirn on the followltiic deserllietl
InndH: CommenrlnR nt a post planted
f-lghty dialiis Norlh nnd clfihly thainn
Lnst of the northwest corner of Uio
Minn Joss elalm, theiiee Norlh (dulity
chnlnn tbeneo Weqt elfbtv t-hntti«
Ihonee .South alxhty clinliis, Dw.flfo
I0nHt t .Rlity chnlns to plnre of rom-
nienrement, coiitnlnlnR G-10 ncres moro
nr lt'im, Lncnted this t!-'th dny nf
June. 101 rt.
IIKHIIGirr JOBS. I/)<ntnr.
John Ariderwon, Wltne»n,
i . j
|    Nol lee Ik hereby Riven thnl thirty
tin j i fif-i  dntf f. tfllen M.iJ'*;. Ir""'i'-l ]
lo ,'iiipl.-.   tn the Hon, Chief Cf-nirnl-.*-j
• sinner nf Lands    and    Works tnr n I
.'(<■■■■-•■  In j«o»per|   for cobI  ttwX  j-"- ]
• irnletim on tho fnllowlnpr deserlhi'il j
, luriiin: CoinnK n«"l*iK at a pom pl.ttitxl ]
' st  'he* -"ft-uf ht'S .t  rorner nt ttw  tl-r-rti'
,lr,*s   «M«Jm,   thenco     .gluy   chnln*;
• Vv.-^l.  Uo-iii>-  tilithty     < iiikll*,**    Stitilli.
'. flu .itr-f  eighty    CliBlni    Ktut,  tli-niee *
t-i-jl.i-y clinliirt North to plnco of itmi
Nol lm- Is lioruhy Klven thnl  thirty
ilnys nfter dnto I, . rnulc llnley. Intend
io npply tn the Hon. Chief Ctuiiuils-
Hltnier of LiukIh   nntl    Works for n
lifeline to prospect   for ctml  niul  pi- j
trnt'iiini tin    lhe   followlni; deserlheil |
IiiiiiIk:   CniiiiiienelliK ul u I'oitl phililetl *
III   lhe  lllll'tlieliHt   ('l)l'ller  of  the   Kllcll ,
I lul** v   eliilin,   thence   Houth   elrhty;
(lllllll:!,    Iheiieii    l'.HKl    cluhly    th:iill,,(
tlienre   North   cluhly   cIiiiIiih, tle'iiee;
Went  elKhly eluiliiH to plnei- of cum- *
inetii't'iiieiii, I'trtitiiiiiliiK ti lit itc-i-n moie ,
or  lc. m.    I,i)t-niiil   this  'i'llh  dny   of,
June, 1 tt 10,
I-'HANK IIALKY, Locator.       '
ANDY t;(J()D. Anent, ;
.lohn Aildei'HOii, WlliicHH,
Notice Is hereby kIvcii thnt lliTrty*
ft,,...    „{!,,,.    ,x,.iii    X      **-..*,*■,*     X,, ftr..,,-nt',   *
Intend to npply    lo   lho Hon. Chief*
l (iiiiliiihttiimei' ol Liituin umi Hor*,*i i*,n
H llc-nhn to iiH)M|>t>ei for to.'il .imi i>'
troleum on   the   following detieilhed !
i IiiiiiIh:   CoinmeiieitiK nt n iiohi plnnted ;
hit the uiii'ihwcHt corner nf lho .rnnk j
j llnley   chiiin.   theiiee   North . clxhly!
*, .,.VI...,>.,      ,*,*.,,',S        ...i,       ,..,..    f       i.......    ,
He-lice Houth    eiKhty    ehiilns, thonce ,
West eighty rhnlns io phi<-.» of com-
mencemenl, (-ouinluliiR fito ju-res more
or  lens.    Lomted   UiIh   2.1th   dny   of'
.rnno. Htjtl •     !
.lllllll   Aliib'TMIII,   Wlllnnn.
Notlie Ih htit-hy i*l*,ui :h.it llilrt;.
dnys nfter dlnle I, Thoinns Amb r**oit.
i!>t«-nil l«» apjily to th«' ll-mi. ''!ii>*f ''om.
nilt-Hloner of i.nndH nml Wnf'.-i for n
Iim'Ijhi-) tt> prnsiHS I fur <•>:•! mel W
tnitciim on lhif< folloaiiit' i),>s. rllc«l
lnndn: ('omrnencliif' nt n pnii |il.n!*-d
»i rti.tilit .utl n>itit-r t)V ili> Adx »
Aiiibrnon clnlm, Iheme Notih cluhly
(t.alini, tlu'iite    Kiut    cluhly chains,
Hit i   Soulh   eiKhty  ehiilns,   tlionco
West eleliiy ehnllit to plnee nf emu-
miuieeiiieiil, coiilnliiliiK "10 ncres mora
nr lonn. Lncnted UiIh 2."i|i day of
June,   lllld.
ANDY (JOOI), A cent,
•lolni Ande-win, WlineHH.
Notice Is hereby nlvi-n Hint thirty
ilnjh nfier iliilc I, Aihiin Andei'Hiili,
liileml to npply 10 the I leu. Chief
fniiiiiilsHloiH'i' nf Liimlh nnd \Viii*Uh for
II lli'i'iinn to pKIHpecl for ctilll llllll |m-
t|lll"lllll on the NiIIowImr deHcrllii'tl
IiiiiiIh: Ciiiihiiciii'Iiik nl n |hih( phililetl
ul Die Hunt Invest cniiier of the ThniiliiH
Aiiilei'MUi t'litlin theiiee Houth t'Udlty
chnlnn lliciiee I_n«l eltfltty cIiiiIiih.
Ihi-iite N'ortli ekhiy i hnlim, tIm-iint**
Went eli-lily t'linliiH In plnee (if colli-
iiii'iicciiii'iH, crinlnliilni; Uio ,'iereii ninrti
or lens, Lricntcii thin l!,riili day of
June   1UJ0,
ANDY (it)OD, Akciii.
Icilm    (nitiiri'fiti    IVIttw.i'M "
Notice \<\ hei't-hv I'lvcii t)i!)i thirty
dnyH nfter date I, Willinm Mcrtechlno,
liiiciiil to iipiily to the Iiim. t'hki
('(iiiiiiiIkhIoiii:i* of l.niitls umi Wuil s for
n HeciiHC, in jtitiHpect for coiil nml |ie-
»„,,!,.,,„,     ,.,,     I'l,..     f,ill,,,,.!,i„     ,1,,-,.villi, 1
liiiids: Commeiiciti-. at a limit plnnttd
nt or about'! 2011 feet North of llio'
north WchI eniiier of lot Ml (ill, (lu'lii'O
Ninth eighty clinlnii, thenco VmI
cli'lily (luilim. Mienee .South oIrIiI';
••hnlim, thi'iice Went elRhty chnlns to
plm i* of eomnienceiiieni. Locnted tills
"7(h (fftv of June, J'i|(>
ANDY MOOD, AIk'c-ui.
.lulin  Audi nun.  Willie*-***-:.
m.'-.i.r.Y. .i-i.) r,   ti.- ioi,*.j *ni*i-
nftn'« of tho t'nntdlnn* nt llltloy Ihiu
><»n itiiiiliil It,).".(). a*, lompna'd
■ullli ? l.l:>7. Irt*>i yehr.
s ST-rl'fiffra-'-.'R ?*,',-„■?.-: ->.* r-2ZJ£St
mrrt-n-rTiv'ir^ViV'.'-^-trmirmi-iTitTiir r
-  V-..-V." 1       ■'.   '***' i.
• _<
Sriking   Miners  in   Pennsylvania, Get
County    Judge's    Permission    to
March in  Procession to Honor
Dead  Comrade.
propriate to such ah' occasion, and
shall not seek in. any way to make it
an occasion to menace or intimidate
the employes of the plaintiff company
who are engaged at work, cr desirous
of being so engaged, such attendance
■will^pot be regarded as any violation
of the spirit of the injunction other
than doing the marching ibat is nec-i-.
sary' in their attendance at, the
"County Judge."
LATROBE, Pa., July 23—A permit
lo attend a funeral, that is the latest
favor of a_ court to a "group of workingmen.. No, not class justice, sinipl;.-
corporation justice. This most remarkable document was issued by
Judge McConnell, of "Westmoreland
,, county, on the '7th of this month.
Here is the unique and infamous
John Campbell, a miner, died, and
some of his fellow miners wished to
• attend his funeral in a body, but
among them wore some strikers, and
they'were under injunction not to do
certain things. The injunction was so
, far-reaching that tlio funeral  procession  could   not  walk on, the  public
highway until ji  written   order   had
been secured from thc court.
Three American flags were-carried
• in the funeral procession, and when
passing Jamison ' Mine    No.  2, Tom
. Jamison,     backed     by    20    deputy
sheriffs, ordered tho marchers to low-
,er the flags.    Of   course    to    avoid
trouble the flags were lowered.    „   ,
This in,so-called free America!
*   The permit issued by Judge McConnell reads:
"In  re-injunction  of* Jamison   Coal
-and   Coke   company   vs.   the   United
Mine Workers of America.
' "By  the  court:
. McConnell's Gracious Permit.
"It having been represented to,the
• court that- John Campbell, whose
home was at Jamison Mine No. 2, in
a house belonging to the plaintiff
company lia_, in his lifetime belonged
to Local Union 2-I, Osage, and that
the members of the defendant union
are desirous ,of attending "his funeral
in a body as a mark of respect to a
deceased brother.
"In view of the request accompanying • the foregoing representation, it
is hereby certified in advance of such
attendance that if ,the s defendants
shall observe the proper decorum ap-
Be cause he refused to leave a $3 50
a day job for a day to -fight forest
fires, when called upon by ■ a deputy
state fire warden, Charles Simon of
North, Bend is sewing' 10 days in
the county jail at Seattle, being the
first man ever imprisoned for that
offense in this country. .The state
law provides that upon an emergency
call from a deputy fire warden, any
citizen may be called, upon to help
fight a dangerous fire. ' The ,,Wasb-
ington Forest Fire association is more
active this, year than ever before in
its fight against destructive forest
John Burns, discussing the religion,
of convicts, said that "statistics 'show
that Church of England predominated.
One might regard this as somewhat
of a dubious compliment, but when
asked for an explanation replied:
"Three "services Sunday and excellent
hymns." He furthermore stated that
if "Lead, Kindly Light" was being
sung in Pentonville prison thero were
many four _unc*j loaves of bread
passed from one* prisoner who did not
■want ir, to another whom he thought
wanted it more than himself.". "As
this is not accounted for we are at
a loss, vhere the connection is between "lead, light and bread" whether
lhe bread ■ is passed because it is
light or like lead, therefore we consider that Brother Burns is" not explicit enough.
KEARNS—Mary,   aged   30   years;
died'Monday, July 18th; interred Saturday.   . ' -   , .
'  STEYCK—John, * aged    18    years;
died    Monday,    July    18th;' interred
I Wednesday.           "       '
!    SPANIOL—Rosie,    infant, daughter
i of Tony Spaniol;  interred Thursday.
WANTED c A.T: ONCE—Girl stenographer.   Apply Cree & Moffat:    . -7-
BleasdfelPs Great Reduction Sale., is
genuine...7_ y . ..'        * "7: \
Picture framing done neatly and
cheap at the Trites-Wood Co. , '
It's up! to you.    We are here to save
you money in furniture and stoves.
The Trites-Wood Co.      . •■ ' .
*. °
You must buy not less than    one
dollar's worth to get the, discounts at
Bleasdell's Great Sale.   ■-,    r
For Rent: Commodious rooms for
lodge * or union meetings. See Joe
Goupill.at the Waldorf. *    tfc
Small shack for' rent furnished or
furniture for sale cheap. Apply to
George Luxton.      *-""        ■ < ,*      np51
Small bouse of furniture-for sale.
Suit couple. Very reasonable. Apply
H. M. West Fernie. 7   °"  -p
For Sale: A lot 50x132, all cleared,
with a five room house, nicely finished and painted, completely furnished.
The Flies are coming. Get your
screen doors, .window screens and refrigerators at the Trites-Wood Company.     The cheapest in the city,
House for Sale with 2 lots in West'
Fernie; 5 roomed house, water.. -Enquire, of E. Harper, McPliP'-son avenue.        . '    ■
Sloan-Duployan Shorthand can be
taught in 12 lessons. Send for'specimen lesson to Thomas Bradshaw, I. S.
D.D.M. Frank, Alta.
.* TO . RENT—Furnished rooms ■ to
respectable, quiet people. Modern
house; centrally located. Apply to
Mrs.'.W. Hunnable, 'near ■ Method');t
Listen, we can save" you from $20.00
lo $25 on a sewing machine, and give
you the best, "The Standard," the machine that has Ihem all beat, and then
some.    "The Trites-Wood Co.
LOST—Gold watch and bunch of
keys at Coal Creek on July ISth, between wash house and house No. 199.
Reward of $5.00 if returned lo" owner.
Barney J. Barnes, Coal Creek. np51
' Wanted: House cleaning or day labor of any kind. * Mother of five children and widow of member of U; Id'. W.
A. Leave word with R. L. June, "Box
,' FOR SALE—Splendid" lot'for _ sale*
with 175-foot river frontage, situated
five blocks from postoffice on Cox
street. A delightful site for a home.
For' full particulars write S. ■ Jellett,
King Edward Hotel.   '       \
The Storer bf Good Values
All the new season's lasts, iii 7
a! vast variety "of leather's.- Our' ._■
* window   display reflects   but   a   '.
few of0tlic'many classy styles on,
saie, but such exceptional values
demand  your  consideration  and
, attention.        *'■:
. "Gold" Bond" Shoes for Men.
Regular $5.00 and $6.00 values.,
sale price '.... $3.65.
The Nettleton Shoe for Men.
Regular $7.50 arid $8.00 values,
sale price ......... $5.85 ,
Heavy Chrome Leather Working Shoe, finest quality of stock
throughout and warranted waterproof. * *,
Good value,nit the regular selling,
price of $6.00; sale price. .$4.45
' Men's Negligee Shirts, the newest patterns'in Crescent,, "W. G.
& R., and' Tooke makes.'
Regular $1.00, sale price 55c
'- Regular $1.25, $1.50,' $r.75,', sale
price . /. : $1.00
' Men's Working Shirts at less/
.,' than factory cost.    Examine our
special sale display, it will convince, you-of the iribney' saving
opportunities   now, within   your.-,
'   Regular    $1.00,, to   '$1.50,  .sale
'price .50c to 85c
"It will"pay■ you to investigate :
-,t,he  many .money-saving.-'■ opportunities 'Here ' at  your; disposal,
but- limited, space .permits us to.
mention but a few items.
, "Men's Hand* Tailored Clothing! ,
.that is worth while in fashionable
clothing.   Tou can buy ^cheaper,
but you cannot buy better cloth-,
ing- at any price.'     ■
' price
25,:$26.50 and $28, sale -
......... $19.75
Every piece of Furniture under,
the roof reduced in price for this
special sale event.  Your inquiries
and inspection invited.
■ ■> , * 	
, Ladies' Tub Suits in Tans, Blue
and with Silk Bengaline Shawl
Collar and Soutache Braid.    . "" *
Regular $12:50, sale price..$8.95
Sixty-five' only   White   Fawn
Waists, in Tailored and Embroidered waist, in a large, assortment
" of styles. ' ■;   • .
- price
$2.50 - to -'$3:50,,
Ladies' Dresses made of Lawns,
Batiste and Linons, trimmed with
fine Lace and Embroidery insertions.* ,'•
Regular   $11.50   to   $12.50,   sale,
.. price ..'  $8.95
.*,.   White Lawn * Dresses  trimmed" '*.
■\yith Valenciennes /Lace-; arid". Em- ■■■■ '"
broidery..- ';'". . .'-7' y . * y y '■■■.*-"   '■< -.
Regular. $5.50 to $5.75,"sale7. '■'"-■
,'.'-.-price  ....,...■ 7.;$3.95   ■•-
,   - Ladies'. Calico Dresses, White
with'Black and Blue .stripe, with  ■-
Embroidery. Yoke and Lace Iu-,
sertions.    * -.'"'''
Regular $5:50 to $5.75, sale -,.
price..................;. .-$£95   .
Broken lines of'Ladies' White-
. wear- in Gowns,' Chemises,. Corset
Covers and Skirts..
Regular $1.50: to $2.00, sale ,
price    ".,.., '.* $1.15
ROMPERS. .7-    .
.Children's  Rompers, ; made  of^
good .Galatea, White-with Pink;   ,
Bhify Brown and* Black stripes.
Regular 65c, sale price 45c
Another car of "preserving fruits   -
just unloaded.. Examine' oii_-dis--
■ play, the quality and prices will  ,
please you. '*■
Three-pound packages of Wash- '
ing Powder ....,........... 20c    -'
Quart Fruit Jars, dozen ,80c
Bananas, per dozen ... ,35c   *
Large size Orange Meat Breakfast
Food, regular' 25e, special for
Saturday  . 7., ........7 15c .
All Railroads are heading for MacLeod.   The Great Railroad Centre of Southern Alberta.
 —.—_————-And the "Gateway of.'the Crow's Nest Valley"   . . .' . -————-
MacLeod, Alberta',' is situated on thc south bank,
of tho Old Man river, and lias a population of
2,500.        ' ,  '       ■     "
A'constant stream of new settlers is flowing in
with lho nrriynl of every, train, and arc locating
'in the city and on thc fertile lands in the immediate vicinity.
The surrounding lands produce the highest
grade of wheat grown in Canada. Tho whole
district, which, until recently hnd barely been
scratched, is fast being put under cultivation, and
bids fair to soon become thc wealthiest*, grain producing center in Western Canada.
Five elevators and the largest grain cleaning
plant, in Western Camilla makes this a grain shipping point of first importance.
Tlio nit;* of MacLeod is building u municipal hospital nt n cost of $.1(1,000, an addition to llio
school having just been completed nt a cost of
$ir),()()0, thus placing lho city in the front rank
from tin educational nnd medical standpoint,
.Miii-U-ml, ut the present moment, is a railway
I'i'iiti-r of gt't'iit importance, licing a divisional point,
mi the main line of (lie Crow's .Vest Pass, and the
icrniiiiUH bf tlio Calgary and Kdmonton Railway.
It is one of the largest distributing points in thc
Norili west, only 600 less caw having paw-icd through
llll* Alllt'idUMU >III»ii» MM ,>»<«*  ihuu IiiIimi-,11 x..„B..*j.
Large additions arc being made lu freight and
p-i.sM-Tigcr depots to iu-fomiiuidat-.' tlw fust growing traffic.
*^i\- mill"*** uf iidiiitioiiiil tnii'kii-.re is now being laid
iu their aNteiiHiv. yards which, when completed,
will mul-:*.' them about the largest in tlio went.
Fifty thousand dollars is now being expended
increasing thc capacity of thoir roundhouse.
Thc completion of the Kootenay Central'Rail- .
way will  no doubt see nil freight shipped via
tho Crow's Nest Pass instead of tho main' line, ■
which means a further increase in thc number of
freight crews, dispatchers " and ' trainmen; who
make MacLeod thoir homo.
The Canadian Pacific railway monthly payroll
at MacLeod is an important factor and is incroas-'
ing overy month.
Tho Canadian Northern railway has completed
its survoy into the town and has. secured seven
blocks of land from tho city for station iind yard
A grant has heen made by the Alborta government, on condition that the lino from Calgary to
MacLeod is constructed during lho present year.
The work ol! construction of this road is expected
lo commence any day, and ns it will open up hoiiio
of the best farm lands In the west, it will mean increased prosperity not only for thc city, but for
Ilie wholo district,
The survey for tho line of llio Grand Trunk
Pacific railway from tho north has been completed
In the cily IjinilH nntl negotiations nro pending for
the ncicwiiiy giouud for station nnd ynrd pur-
Two American railways nre showing considerable activity in tho immediate district nnd there is
no doubt that in a Hhort spaco of time they will
ho heading llirough MacLeod to tho busy centers
of Alberta and Saskatchewan. ''
The iiiiiiicnso nut imil resources ol Die district,
and inoro especially lhe wonderful coal deposits
of the Crow's Nest Valley are some of tlio reasons
for the railroad activity in this district.
Wholesale stocks are carried .to supply the
towns^o the west on tlie main lino of the Crow's
Nest Pass, and 'io thc north oii tlie Calgary and
Edmonton railways, * the favorable distributing
freight rates making it a point of importance, it
being confidently expected that in tho, near future it will become a wholesale center fully capablo
of supplying the needs of Southern Alberta and
thc Crow's Nest Valley.
Four chartored banks arc located here,'a fifth
having nbout completed arrnngemonts to open for
business, positive proof of the stability of thc city
nnd district.
MacLeod, within tho noxt two years is destined
to hecomo a city of'many-times its present size,
and with its increased popuhiton comes thc demand for homes and homo sites,
Parkview addition to lhe lowiwito of MacLeod in
now placed on tho market with a view of meeting this demand, direful consideration of tho
fads heroin, ns well as tho price at wliich lots are
offered, leads to the belief tlmt Parkview Addition
will become most popular with tho investing public
Pnrkvicw lies direclly hitohh the river from tho
town, nnd is connected with it, by a substantial steol
bridge just completed by thc Alberta government,
at a cost of $185,U(JU. No part of Parkview ih moro
thnn a milo from the MacLeod poHtoffico and huw-
nosH section, it being in fact nearer tho center of
tho business section thnn much of 1h6 townsito itself. Tho ground is perfectly level, tho soil deep
and rich, and n pornon oi rt covered wilii n jiiui
growth of trees in their natural state, but of not
sufficient growth to require clearing for the homo
builder. For several.years past it has been used
as a Park and Picnic Ground by tho citizens of
MacLeod and vicinity.
There is ho investment proposition on the market today that carri.es with it a guarantee of so
great profit as is bound to come to the purchaser
„of Parkview property. Lots in Parkview will,sell,
in the near futuro at many times tho present price.
• All.lots aro 30 feet wido by 120 foot deep. All
streets 66 feot wide; lanes 20 feet wido.   '
Inside Lols #75.00,
Corner Lots  ; $85.00
Tonus; $.15.00 cash, balance $5.00 per month
without interest, Torrens titlo, Wo can oxocuto
your deed at once,
In caso of death of purchaser during tho lifo of
contract no further payments will bo required, but
title will bo surrendered immediately to the lawful hoirs,
Consider tho facts bearing upon the future of
this city—not the possibilities--not tho probabili-
ticN—bul lho corlaintios that must, happen, nnd you
will seo that you havo hero an investment that is
There is no safer, Houmlcr, or surer investment
thnn lnwl in Iho iniincdinto vicinity of n nm-iviM'***
Study the reasons why MacLeod is destined to
become tlio railroad center of Southern Alborta,
m.) (lying yuu ani inying vhu loumintion M,oms of
your own and your childrens' future prosperity,
The Alberta-Kootenay Investment Company, Ltd.
Selling Agents: Cree & Moffatt, ft.. A. Kastner, C. E. Lyons, E.F. Am bery


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