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„;.;.ThefO_.ficial: Organ of District No. 18, U. M; W; of A.
; No. l^Vol. VI?
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Time Promised to Visitors-
List of Events and Prizes   *
Hosmer Local intenrs to eclipse nil
previous records'in the way of cele-
' brations and are determined to do it-
Belf proud. , Valuable prises .are offered, arid there are events for old and
. young, male and female. .. In addition
the Fernie City Band has been engaged, for the day, and in the evening a
grand dance will take place in tee
Opera Houbo. at,„ which, "a waltz prize
will be given. , The list of events and
prizes is as follows
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$10     '
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High Jump "...... -. .7.............
Hammer. Throwing .. ? /. 71.7.. I y..........
One .Mile'Handicap ...?.... 1...;'...',.;'..!: /15
Running Broad Jump;....... -...........'.".   ,/' 5"
'100 Yards,Dash (open to members of Dis. ,18 : 7  "-
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J5op, Step and Jump 77. ;..
, 440 Yards Handicap ...... ?...........;
Tug-of-War, 7-aside (open, to members of^Dis.
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■" Horse Race % mile, best of-three' heats	
Junior, Baseball Competition (age Jimit under
,: •'';• '   17. years)/'?.-...'":?.....7;.-.. .•..:,
Football Competition: one club one^entry.;.li-
?       --=       '*side;:-'20, minutes each .way; ,
" ,'  '      "members of C. N.- P. League only
;. ■"'?' Xy i:;; i'  '''.  local events ■ ■
,; Best Decorated Hotel, Store or other -business
: „.. ?,•',".." :,-,.premises ..:,.:.7..... :.y...\",.-
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long to wait?
ing the orders, not ■'
y : *_
to give
way an inch the mounted' officers'
moved rapidly down the thoroughfare. With their heavy .riot'j3ticks
they ^struck out and knocked'oyer a
few of those who refused to'jstreat.'
Then the horses,, began- to'-plow
through the mob and it soon began to
yield.' The mounted men'kept their
horses on the go until the1 mob had
been effectually broken up,, Many were
injured by being bruised and knocked,
down'by the "horses, hut it wasn't
found necessary to remove any ot
them to hospitals."     " -
Such actons on the part of the police will produce more rebelB in the
labor movement than could be -made
by tons of literature. The strength
of the arms of the police is the measure of the weakness of the capitalist
system. •   *        '••
Proposed,.  Pennsylvania?   Employers'
\   Liability Law Calls for Elective
'    Schedule of Payments"
In a Fire Which Consumed
Ranch Home Near Pass-
Burg—Parents Were
AwayatJime ,
Bread- Baking' Competition
Log Sawing CompetitipnV Married Women, Girls' and-Boys';Races.
Progress of Mining Iii Burwas Creek,
Yukon, Aided by Men Helping Each
-   Other.—Smelter  for   Whitehorse.
/} DAWSON, Aug. 19.—The individual
'/prospectors on Burwash Creek; In the
Kluane district, are. co-operating to
open tholr properties there on a, large'
Bcaie. News to this effect is brought'
hy Mr. F. H.'Kltto, Dominion land surveyor, who haB "returned'from a visit
to that locality, ' ; ^
"Tho several owners on tho preek,"
• says Mr. Kltto, , "are opon-cutling.
.Thoy spont tho last "year in sotting out
lumbor for tlio flumes,
"Men of tho Virgin Crook Hydraulic
Company, on Fourth of July Crook,
. told mo Ihplr prospects wore good,
and thoy expect to make,a good show*
ing noxt yonr.
"Whllo at Whitehorse I mot the re-
presontatlvo of the company working
the copper propovtios thoro, who told
mo that If tlio'proi.poc.s on tholn pro-
portlos remain as good ns at prosont
thoy will suroly havo to havo n smol-
tor at WhllohorBo. I understand the
Flvo Fingers people also, claim to
hnvo good coking coal,
','Two hundred tons of oro woro being shipped from the Whltchorso mines dally, whou I was thero, nnd it was
expectod to lio' shipping SOO dally by
this tlmo, Tho oro thoro has tho nd-
vnntago ot carrying so much iron thnt
it Is highly valuable for fluxing, nnd,
for lho use of tlio iron from tho, shipments, tho Southern smelter smelts
tho Wliltolioruo product free. The
oro also cnWos sulphur, silicon nnd
"Tho Atlas nooplo are prospecting
tho Grnftor, tho Best Chance and tho
Valeria copper mines."
Men Join In Strike ■
LONDON,   Aug.   20.—A   strike  of
ititf Mn*tr»rit nud Mates Union had
ASroken out, In consequence of which
two Canadian Paolfio boats, the Mount
lloynl nnd lho Montreal, nre now lying In the port of London, which Is nf*
tviMo.. Thn cnu.w» of the strike iirthe
dlsmissnl of Chief Officer Kcolt of
the C. P. It, owing to hit rerusnl to
, perform dockers duty during tho recent dockers' strike. ,
MONTHKAU Auk. IB,—Tlio C_.ua.
dlan Ct>r and Foundry company hat
jutt received from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company a ttr million dollar order for tovon thontanA steel tax
tart to b« delivered during Ui» lint
half ol v*xt y«u.
The, Pittsburg (Pa.) Dispatch on
August 11 gives an account of a street*
meeting hich was brutally broken up
by-mounted police. Extracts of the
account are horewlth given.       .    *
Over 5,000 Socialists and their followers, including many members" of
the Industrial Workers of.the World,
again clashed with the police at Hdme
wood and Kelly Streets, East End,
last night, whon the former attempted
to hold another open air meeting at
that placo. Mounted pollco rode
down mobs of oxcltod peoplo before
the riot wns fully under control, and
&8. Socialists and tholr sympathizers
wero placed under\arrest. Tho majority of thorn are, charged with disorderly conduct and tho othors are
charged with violating certain sections of tho city ordlnnncoB.
In anticipation of witnssing trouble
of a serious nnturo ful|y 10,000 pooplo
woro maBSod In tjio Bquiiro bounded
by llomowood ,Avonuo,. Kelly Streot,
llnmllton Avenue and Stcrrott Street'
whon tho difficulty broko out. Policemen from every proclnct In thp, city
rolnforcod tho big squad of officers
{lint Inspector Potor Walsh had called oul. to prevent dlsordor, Assistant Superintendent of Pollco Edward
Konnolly, In command.,of the police
luironu'a full mounted _tquad, hold a
position In reoorvo In tho background.
Horo follows nu account ot the arrest of the many spankers who attempted to hold forth. These woro
loaded Into tho-patrol wagons which
woro on tho bcoiio In anticipation of
tlio attempt. Tho prlsonors._ wore
tnkon to Jail whllo singing "Amorica"
In a snrunstlo strain, timid lho cheers
ot their sympathizers.
"Tho autos with tho prisoners bad
scarcely disappeared whon a brass
hnnd. led by a modern Jonn of Arc
swinging a red flng, moved down from
Sterreto street Into Kelly. The band
was preceded by an nutomobllo from
which a man with a megaphone called
on tlto crowd to follow nnd there
would bo another meotlVig hold In a
vflpimt lot tn ttnvnWton hvi>nno Wlinn
the police saw the brims hnnd and
tho young womnn loading It they immediately charged. . Tho womnn,
who later gave Uio name of Elizabeth
llobe, wns placed undor nrrett by In-
opector Walsh, but still centlnuM io
evclte her followers until fihe w.is
placed In a patrol car.
"ny this tlmo Kolly ttreot wns Jam-
mod In both directions for sovornl
squares. It was then thnt Asdstant
Superintendent Konnolly ordered tho
n.(<v_uted men into action. nv.v»(nv;
thc-li night atlckis tbey formed n solid
pUt_li._h.ix uf 'i'i uieii and iisowil futtu
Kelly Street and Horaewood Av .vjo
a«si riit. tbe Wc mob th*t bad a«tse«V-
e ^Q^Ind tho bsnl. Tin* mob tfld
•n* r^ew tnjr Intentlir o* clvlnv war
and stood tfoDoa.y ftvultln.. tH nt-
tack of tlie mounted'_a a. TUy dtt<I
. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19. — The
second draft of the ' Employers' _ liability Law or' Workmen's? Compensa-
tlon.Actjhas justbeen issued by the
Industrial Accidents Commi'sison for
public, criticism. The act >prescribes
an'elective schedule"of compensation,
and .regulates the, procedure for determining llabillty-'and 'the resulting
compensation.      -'} f        " \
The act sets forth that in all cases
the employer is responsible for accidents unless'the employe can be
shown to have b*een wilfully negligent, an'drthe burden .of proof will
rest on the employer, the question to
be decided before ■ a jury."   ° ,
If an employe is permitted to.hire
another employe, the. latter '■ will, be
considered under the benefits of the
act just the same as if he had been
hired bjr.tlie employer-direct. The
question of wilful negligence will con-~
slst of, reckless indifference to danger.
' The fact' that an employe might deceive' benefits 'from some.organization
damages. It is provided-that where
the employe'-ineets death his family
will benefit under the act.. So, too,- in
any' agreement outside ojt the act his
family, can be held'by the', employer
to follow the, terms of the agreement.
'.The principal proyislons of the"act!
are:  y '   ,'    y-
.Temporary and permanent total disability, 50 per cent of the. wages, but
not, over $10 a week. < Partial disability, the same, until recovery, Loss
of hand, 50 per cent during 175 weeks.
Loss of arm, 50 per cent during 215
weeks, Loss of foot,'50 per cent during 150 weeltB. ' Loss of leg, 50 per
cent during 215 weeks." Loss,of an-
eye, 50 por cent of wages during 115
weeks. Loss of both hands or both
arms or both feet or' both legs, or both
eyes, or of any two thereof, total permanent disability, to bo compensated
according to the provisions of clause
S.. •
BURMIS, Aug. 19.—Fire destroyed
the house and outbuildings belonging
to, Mr. P. McGulre on, his ranch two
miles north of Passburg this evening.
His daughter, Kate, a'girl of fourteen
years, was hi the house, ot the time
the fire occurred, arid' was burned to
death,' ; ■ ," -' '."',,,,.'
- The origin of the fire is unknown,
as from the meagre .details to hand
it appears that no one ( was in , the
house at the time .the fire occurred,
th father being in Bellevue' on>business and the "mother, was visiting'at
$ neighbor's house, l    ■:'.
Several parties In Passburg.on seeing the flames, hastened to -render
aid, but by the time they, reached
there, the fire had ' got such' a hold
that it was practically impossible _ to
do^ anything _,to -save the" buildings.
The charred .body of the girt was,afterwards? found in the ruins.      •
P. McGiiire and. family were residents of Burmis and moved on to
their ranch some twormonths ago and
much sympathy is ,felt in town for the
parents in" their sad bereavement. '
'      "G. T. P. SERIOUS
. OTTAWA,'Ont,"Aug. 20—Industrial
conditions exist on the Prince Rupert
end of the.Grand Trunk Pacific which
bid fair to seriously - retard the completion of, the 480 miles gap between
the eastern1 and western mountain sections of>"the line,'is"'the opinion of
Collingwobd, Schreiber,. general 'con-
has   just  returned
of Ixtapam .was ambused.' ' Fighting
lststed' four •• hours,' terminating in a
r.outo of the government forces. Eighty
dead were, left in the trenches. Ten
thousand cartridges fell into the hands
of the rebels.'   . ■. '      ■ *     y
Toluca is garrisoned by a" force of
less than one, hundred and residents
fear it will not be long before rebels
attack the city. "
American  Producers Are Overwhelmed With Orders    '    ' .
WINNIPEG, Aug. 21.—Reports from
Uio Pennsylvania anthracite fields
show that the producers, in spite of
every effort to avert,a shortage,.are
likely to be overwhelmed by the mass
of belated orders accumulated during
the strike period of the early spring.
Stocks of big "coal- jobbers throughout
the country, which at the present time
should, be filled up for winter demands, are in, many cases absolutely
depended upon to supply current demands.
'.Prices are accordingly rising, and in
Winnipeg, Pennsylvania hard coal has
gone up from $10.50 to $11 a .ton.
Manitoba and eastern- Saskatchewan
is depending on this supply, though
further west it comes Into competition
with hard'coal form the Crows Nest
which, however,. at present ls of an
inferior quality. The shortage can be
judged by the following figcres of
shipments from Pennsylvania:
' "April, mi,s 5,804,915 tons; April,
1912, 266,625'tons; May, 1911, 6,317,-
352 tons; May, 1912, 1,429,357. tons;
first seven months of 1911, 40,113,648
tons; same "period 1912, 32,382,132
tons.     .     " - .--■''
Much of the? Canadian prarie west
is absolutely dependent for its fuel
supply on American1 sources and these
figures present an alarming prospect.
Some local coal dealers are urging
their customers to stack up at present
prices. ' ■.": 7
government, .who
from a five, weeks tour of-inspection
from,Edmonton to Prince Rupert.'
The contractors, Foley, Welch and
Stewart, ___ave.?been seriously..affected
since tho: beginning of July „?by the
continued agitation among their men
of ,the Industrial Workers of the
World. *>      ■-
LONDON, Aug. 17.—A score or more
persons were injured hore today when
200 dock strikebreakers wero driven
from tho Tilbury docks In a fight with
strike sympathizers. The Tilbury
Docks, on the left bank of the River
Thames, aro the largest in the world.
at Goal Greek
Richard Hembrow, Driver Boss
Instantly Killed When
Cars Break Away
amicable settlement Union officials
under the leadership of \Y. D. Mahon,
president of the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway
Employes, met in conference with Mayor Harrison early In the day and then
agreed to meet officials of the railway
companies with the mayor later in the
day. The conference lasted for more
than two hours., No announcement
was made of the proceedings except
that no agreement had been, reached.
, Edward McMorrow, an officer of the
National Union, announced ; tonight
that a meeting of the employe's committee with B.,I. Budd, president.of
the elevated lines? would be held.at
10 o'clock tomorrow morning. ' It was
stated' that the elevated employes
would ask a maximum wage scale of
36c. an hour, an, advance of 4 cents.
Employes of the elevated lines today
began .voting on the question of a
strike and the balloting will be continued until njorning. It was said that
the early vote.was overwhelmingly in
favor of striking. , .  „ «,
The surface line employes authorized
a strike by,vote several .weeks ago.
Edward .Clarke, io years.old, who became a victim of aphasia four months
agoras the result of ir fall/ recovered
his memory today when he received a
blow .with'an axe," "He waB.chopping
wood in the yard of his home'when his
axe'struck'a clothes line and, hit him
on the head alongside the scar made
by his . former accident. <>When he
recovered consciousness this time his
memory had been restored.
A fatal accident occcrred at Coal
Creek No. 3, Mine, on " Monday last,
the unfortunate victim being Richard
Hembrow, a" driver boss. The accident occurred through a trip of cars
breaking'away and running over'him,'
which caused instantaneous death.
The 3 o'clock shift were just getting •
ready to go to work, when it happened
and as a consequence, of course, the
mines were practically shut down for
the remainder of "the day. ,     „ ;
The deceased, who was 28. years
old, has been in' this r,country some
fourteen months, and had been work-,
ing at Coal Creek since the end of
the strike. He was , a native of
Somerset, England, but,spent most of
his lifetime in Wales. He was very
popular with his1 fellow workers, and
those with whom he came into contact, and his untimely death iri the,
prime of life has cast a shadow over
the town? He was a member of the '
Gladstone Local.
Mrs, Hembrow has only been out
here two months and much sympathy
is felt for her. This is the second
bereavement the young widow has suffered within the past six months, having buried her only, child three months
prior'.to her coming-out here to join '
her husband.
The funeral took place on Thursday"
afternoon  from   the- English .Church,"
■•    ARMY  DEAD
Explosion of Dynamite
LONDON, Aug, 20.—Tho Uovcrond
Wllllnm Booth, General nnd Commnn-
(lor-ln-Chlet of the Salvation Army,
passed away nt ten thirteen o'clock
He wns born at Nottingham ln 1828,
The Voternn Salvation Army loader
was unconscious for 48 hours previous
to his*death,
Is Socialist and Anarchist,' Says "Job
of Modern Times"—Teachings
Are a Metises
(From Our Own Correspondent)
CANMORE, Aug, 10.—An Itnllnn
miner by tho name of Martin Torgetto
was killed nt tho Canmoro Minos this
week, Torgetto was working In rock
tunnel and wus picking some looso
rock to got rendy to drill a holo, when
his pick hit' u piece of dynnmllo,
which exploded killing him ItiBtnully,
IIo wnB bcrlcd Wednesday, August 14,
nnd the Iniuost wiih held Thursday,
Aug. 15th, At the Inquest It wns
testified that tho fire bosB carried to
the placo whoro Torgetto wan killed
IP lbs. of powder every tlnio ho would
fire shots, but tho flro boss testified
tliuDio drew tho attention ot Uio pit
boBR that it wan against the law. but
the pit boss told him thnt It wns nil
right, that tho superintendent hail given him pormlSBlon. It Is now won-
dctcd If tho officials of tho company
Imvo nny right to break tho laws 'it
tho piovlnco, causing accidents to hap-
non In thl* n.ntiTi*»r, This \% .hi» nocnnd
nccldent of Its kind nt tho Cnnmoro
Mines slnco tho strlko.
LONDON, August 21.—In lho pre-
sonco of all tho Salvation Army com-
tnlHsloiiei'u mid Uiu principal officor.s
horo tit. the Intorimtlonnl honilqunrtcrR
on Quoon Ylctorlq Street, General
Ttooth's testament entrusted to army's
solicitor, 22 yours ngo, appointing the
Into commander In chief's son, Uram-
well Booth, to Bccceod hllh, was opened todny nnd rend. Tlramwoll Booth,
who hns boon chlnf of the ntnff of thn
nrmy slnco 1880, nccopted tho micces-
Hlon formnlly with much feeling. Hln
speech wna n prnyor nnd tho scriptural
rending was followed by nn Imprcs-
Blvo sorvlco, Mrs. llramwoll Booth
nnd Mrs. Boolh-IIolbord, nnd other
well known army loadors woro among
the participants,
CHICAGO, Aug.'lO.—Colonol Roosevelt was accused of being a Socialist
nnd Annrchlst by William Lorimer
yestorday Iri an nililross nt a church
picnic. "Socialism and nnnrchy aro
rampant throughout the country,"
•Lorimer Bald. "Theodore Hoosovolt Ib
to blnme for It," Ho 1ms preached So-
clnllsm nnd anarchy from ono end of
tho country lo tho othor. His teachings havo not gone unheeded. Ills
Socialistic'tondonclcs woro apparent
ns early ns his second yonr In offlco.
Since then thoy hnvo grown, Thoy
hnvo long since becomo a monnco.''
Mr, Lorlmor was introduced by Rov
Frank Reynolds who referred to him
ns "tho Job of modorn tlmos,"
CAMO, Egypt, Aug, in.—Tho trial
of throo youths who woro nrrosled on
.Inly 2 for being concerned In a plot
to nssimHlnato Viscount Kitchener, the
British Agont nml CotiHulfloncrnl In
Egypt, took plnco todny, and rosullod
In nil of thorn bolng found guilty. Onn
wns Hontoncod to in years hnrd Inbov,
whllo tho other two wore sent to pit-
non for 15 years without, hnrd labor.
Verdict in Los Angeles
Bribery Case is Received With -
,   Applause
LOS ANGELES, Aug, 17.—Clarence
S. Darrow, the Chicago lawyer, wns
found not guilty todny of tho charge
o£ bribing a juror in tlio MeNamara
case. Tho jury was out just thirty-
Only one ballot wns tnkon by tlio
jury nnd ench Juror voted not guilty.
Although warned ugatnul nny demon-
titration by 'the o;u Iff thoro v/ni a
r,pontancoiis "outburst of npiiliiuse
when M. R. Wll dim.hi.., Hie foromnn, ir.
roiponso to tho jouri's query, stntou
thiit they, tho jury, hnd found n von c
ol not guilty.
Tho ense went to iho Jury ul !).2t>
o'clock,  nftor  Instructions by Judgo
Hutton, tlio reading of which required
JiibI nn hour.
The Public Prosecutor now Mutt's
ho will charge Darrow on another In-
dlciiiiunt, tlmt of bribing juiothur Jur. •
mnn, Robert Ilnln.
the Rev.- \ValtdTr_eo__3ucEl__g"~the sef--'"
vice. ■ ■ A large crowd came .in from   „
Coal Creek to attend,"'and it was one
of'the largest, ever held in the .city,   -
Amongst those present were Mr. Wilson, tbe.general manager,• Superintend;.,
dent Shanks, most" of the pit and fire
bosses, and government-officials   of'
tlie Provincial MineB Department.
The inqcest will be held next Mon-,
day night,    „    ',
NANAIMOX Aug., ,18.—Thb federal
board of investigation, appointed by
the,Department of Labor to Inquire
Into tho dispute between the Rrltan-
nla'Mlnlng and Smelting Co.'nnd Brit-
annln Miners' Union, hns been In session during the week. At the suggestion of Chairman Ilnrvey nn adjournment was mndo to nllow of a
posHlblo Bottlement between tho dlRpu-
tnnts "out of court." George Month-
orton, representative ot tho miners,
foels confident thnt tho secretary ot
tho union will bo permitted to visit tho
mines, a concession that mnkes'possible some compromise on othor points
involved, II Is expected thnt the report of, tho board will bo rendy lo forward to Ottawa by tho end of tho
aponlllng story of mffoilm and <l,w-
ngo cnuRcil by tho rctii'ut cn.thqunkr
in the region nbout tho bc.!i of Mnr-
irora, was told by tho marnben of do
expedition dlepntcnal An?, if to '.if-
vicinity on board Uw Unllul 3UU.'
gurboat Scorpion, guards!;!., at Cor-
_.Ul'UuupUi,  Will till   ..iUium!   Uh-  lu
The number ef killed io the varlo :i
town« and Trudges It placed at 3,0o\\
nnd the Injured at *,0<w, Many vl!-
l*f« Trerd tlarJy teapi of eharwd
Butchery by  Zapatistas  In  Ixtapam,
Mexico. It Reported
MEXICO CITY, Au(r. 20.—Govern-
Tnunt troops have been «kfcatf,d In a
Hcrius ef encounter* with Zapatista In
tho Tindiiga district a fow in Hon
touth ol 'J'crtW'ii, ibe Miito ciipitnl, nnd
rebels nre In posnosslon of all village
In thnt district, nccordlng to ndvlcos
i-o.plved todny.
In lliolr attacks tbo Zapatista displayed a foroclty rarely practiced In
M^sl^n warfare St frfapnm, t'"
town entered Monday, 300 portons, In-
_ tudluu women nnd children were v.:
ported to have bceu killed and virtually cv*ry building raied. Only a
small number of dead w*re rebel*.
An encounter occurred lo a canyon
near Ittspara, nUm a drtaefcratflt
of *T. mnn on ff«r wiry fo ttin. rflff^r
Argued thnt Accused Hai Eeen Tried
on Samo Accusation
LOH ANm.LI.H, C«l„ Aug. 20. — A
motion to dlBtiilBH tlio Indlctnunt of
• Olnwuirn H. Dnrrnw on tho dinrgn of
lntvlng bribed Robort Uulu, n McN'n-
marii juror, wll! bo honrd by Judgo
CJoorKo H. Mutton today,
The motion was'   mndo
wlitm Darrow uppunrcd In
tho selling of bin tiiiil   on
charges.     Rovoml grounds woro advanced, Including the facta tluu tlure
hnd boon no trlnl within    tho    hIyIv
four!  for
the llalu
PARIS, Aug. 10,—A telegram to the
PnrlH Temps thlB ovonlng from SL
I'cloi'uliui'ic HtutcH that CrotiBltidt, tho
principal fortrosB and military port of
Uur_»li_„ 20 miles west of the Uiiflslni.
rnnltnl, hnH boon dnnlnrod In n Btnto
of Hloge.    The meniiiro, tlio moasngrt |dayB' limit, nftor the Indictment un pro- j   c.v.,\TTU... Aut»    It—w(vn t...r<mi.
vldod by tho Kltuutu, nnd Iho dofond- V(,r€. )(!1|0(j n„lt ,OVornl Injtirod lino
and had bt^n nw.ii plnu'd in Jtopatl.
NANAIMO, 1). C, Aug. 10.—Orgnul-
/niion \* huh milking inpld lu<inlywny
In nil I'uuipH. Quito n largo number
of nutn Joined htHl t_ntiirdiiy, which wiih
pnydny ni N'nnnlmo.
OutHldo nirctlng!. hnvo beon hold
dnlly on tho corner of Commercial at,
nnd KiiHtloii St„ iK'hldcH tho bunk, nnd
tlioKn hnvo hnd thn ivhiiII of Htlrrlng
up men nnd gcttlnii thorn to Join. LiikI
Hnlunlny tlm pollco Infnrmod tlio
8|ioiiknrH thnt no more mor'tlngn would
ho allowed, Tho Siilvnt'lon Army Ik
also to bo shut down, Evidently tbo
conl oompiinloA nro getting alarmed
dl thn pproiiil nt ori'iitilyallon among
llio mon.
Accident on Chicago, Mllwaukef and
St, Paul Railroad East of Seattle
iliMinrvw, was n precautionary one and
taken with a view of ../.■m.uIuh pu»-
_.mWi; tjouble by nialcuntent-i in tim
HiiHHlnu flool.
(.MIOAflO, Aug, 1ft.—Wngo contro-
vor«Ics between 14,000 nion working
for tlio atroet railway ayntem nnd tho
rt-M'a»Mj Ifnos nt CIi.on.yi ai'-'t t't-1 "m
pleylug cctnpanlca stood at n olds to-
iiUIit. Two cunfcrcuccu wc;c lie!!
with Mayor Harrlaon today In tho hope
ot avrrtlng a atrlke. Vo doclnlon wat»
ronrhod nt their mooting. It wns
r.Rroed that unothar conference shouM
l»e .jtld *t 3o o'dotk tomorroir idohj-
fnp   Mtynr tt/trrtnon hnll qnt hop-' 'if
Oil   illO   A.lilii!   (Jl.iI«U.
It was urgiicd thut DnVow lnul liO'in
irlt'il on tlto Haiti uriiifcatlon uh part
of the gone.nil .■oiiH.ilr/ioy ohnrgo Juulut,
auaiimt him nml hnd hoon iu'qultto.1.
and thnt tho proHocuilon hnd nit ovl-
di>nro ngnlnst Harrow which had not
lK-en Introduced In lho recent trlnl.
Judge Hutton deilarod that he
"'O'lM r.o. p:v>l!.' at (li-- ««!t! *.;I.'.!.
"Jt world L<? inappropriate," iio
..r.'.il, "_i_. I lav,, a tkv.idt.i.1 oiiliuui, _,,_
lo iho guilt or tnnoctiu'e of the d..«
fondant. M©i«t of tho Jud«o« in t},*-
county share my own mental nttltudo
and It probably would 1m» nocosiiary «o
t.n)i vi>on the «o»«w.r to dtAlgfiiile
ronw i'l'feo to try th-: aw."
yo»:torday whon tlitj wcsbtliound Olynv
pit ii train, of the Chlcnifo Mllwnukoo
nnd Pi'gct   Sound    rnllrond.    broke
ihtf-.n-li  a trlrlro hnH n n'ln yrtmi rf
(il milut i;.(iit of St .tlllo.
W'tSSWKn Vim mn* 11--Wry
otld ciiiit'i. of typhoid have oripinatod'
tiidrt ttiiH tluiry tiflitt-nnK imlK. 'lho
dnlry has been dosed down, the rowa
d)#.t*o/.<4 of, and mil uicmila •Icrilited.
The Infection waa directly traced to
Ihe d!«y ),*b!u of one 'it tbo, nillk-
men. 7'fpr-
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-, y THE; DISTRICT, LEDGER,^ FERNIE,~: B.'q,'AUGUSTS, 1912., \ yXXySSrSySiy-y
Large Airy Rooms &
Good Board
Ross & Mackay ££»
A. McDougall, Mgr'
Manufacturers of and Dealers in all kinds of Rough
and Dressed Lumber „
Send us your orders
yfs  the feest* remedy
... known , for   sunburn;
heat* rashes, eczema.
.sore feet*, stings ana
blisters.   A skin food!.
'■'   All Lruggttt* and Start*.—SO{.\
Fernie-Fbrt Steele
Brewing Co., Ltd.   ;
y and
Bottled Goods a Specialty
All White, Help
Call in and
see us once
The New and
Up-to-date Hotel
Every person likes to be comfortable. We have the latest
design of steam heating apparatus in every room. ' Our menu
is the best.' We guarantee satisfaction. ' Two blocks from C.
P; R. Depot. Old and new faces,
New Michel, B.C. v"
ilnr siipplioil with   lho  boat Wines,
. l,i(|iior.s nud Cifyai'H
P. Zorratti - Prop.
I, _ ■ -, • ,   ■ • -
P. V.'WHELAN, Manager.
Rates $2.00 and up
Hot and Cold Water.
Electric Lighted
Steam Heated.
'Phone in every room.,
Sample Rooms on Main
Business Street.
Meal Tickets, $7.00
Special Rates by the week and
the month and to Theatrical parties.   Try our    '■    '
Special Sunday
The finest of Wines, Liquors
and Cigars served by competent
and obliging wine clerks.
Sanatorium at Frank
Rocky Mountain
at the famous
Sulphur Springs
Every  Convenience
Bus at all trains
Da\ Kelley Cures
Diseases of Men
By Modern Methods
"606" for
fJ|iw_l_il tiwixtmcTit for Mhfir «lli»-a*-n of men: _V*r«n« WVAk»*N_»«,
Vi.rl<<niir> Vrlim, llyilroiclp, lllcmil nml Hln VtUtirAfr; Hor«-« lUrrm, KM.
iit>), llhtililrr find HeiMnl Ill.uriW*, ete,, nnd Cnn.rar.f.1 Allin«nt«,
I'rtmlnlc <;|aml luriniiiinnlloii, <llil Chruiiir CnnHKInim,
Museum of Anatomy
In thld ..wit MiM-tim In shown by llfo Mxo mortoln, monntroRltloN,
in_im.il ami nbnurmnl condlD'tnt or tlm vnrlow. j.»rt» or tho body, Ilium*
ItiilliKf fully biitli n rill a ilntl rlironlt* «H«.>ni_r_i of mon.
Free Consultation and Advice
ATI". <IIV.'.
».».<>«. MrtlUnl I.Uumtiittlluu l>'r»», t>'r»* J-;** ml am I Ion <i( lirlnfi
Mlirii tn.rvii_i.r_>, Cotiault 3U—I I1I_I5. Don'. .Ulan II.U>« nr*
rfangrrou*.'' Call or vtrUr, Vite nook, r.ittithin* ««_irid»BlUI. Ifourai
I. «._«, lu ft |).in.| hn*4*y*, JO a.m. f« ] |>.w.
Dr. Kelley's Museum, 210 Howard, Spokane
v yy     - ■_ .-^-  .yyf - -
of feet 22 SipC
•" ft ' ^^^  N  y
7 a New Wage Sc^le
■The conference between the operators of southern Wyoming and representatives of District No. 22, United
Mine' Workers of America, in session'
here' since July 22; ended last night.
The compromise between ' the two
bodies was effected at 9 o'clock, after
an all day session. „Tl_e contract for
the operators was signed by P. J.
Quealey, W. D. Brennan and H.' C.
Campbell. President Thomas Gibson,
of District No. 22,' and. James Morgan
secretary-treasurer of the district,
signed tlie agreement on behalf of the
The new scale eliminates the mere
loading of coal and places the duty
of carjng for the room, which is now
attended to by company men, upon
the loader and grants him an Increase
on his tonnage rates. It also establishes a uniform,rock scale, the need and
justice of which has long been felt by
the miners ,as well as a slight increase
in the wages of some of the day men.
Following is the proposition agreed
to:     y '
It" is hereby agreed between the
United Mine Workers of America, District Na 22, and the Southern Wyoming Coal Operators, that the agreement for wages, prices and. conditions
as enumerated in the agreement between the United Mine Workers of, America, District No. 22, and'.the Wyoming Coal Operators' Association' for
the period from' September' 1st, 1910,
until September 1st, 1912,'be reaffirm-,
ed and continued in effect until September 1st, 1914,, except the change
hereinafter provided for, which are to
be added to the' former agreement:
Strike out classification of "Outside Barn Boss" and add following after the word "Head Electrician"—"Out;
side Barn Boss" on "page 16.
Section'27. Where rock-or slate
bands exceed three inches in thickness the company will pay'% cent
per ton per.inch" for all rock or slate
bands exceeding three inches.
. Where other rock has to be handled
a price-for same to be made locally.
; Add to, Kemmerer Coal Company's
local scale' for 1 and 3 mines "A" vein.
The price in "A" vein includes 'not
to exceed 10 inches of rock, over that
amount _¥;_ce_it_per_-tnn--ippr_lnpv.--for-
rock' in excess of 10 inches.
Section 28. Loading, timbering and
tracklaying and "care of places, as follows:' (Timbering does not include
crossbars'.) „ - . .    ' •    "
Coal 4V2 feet and over, 34c. per,ton
2,000 pounds R. M.
Coal under 4 feet 6- inches, 38c. per
ton of 2,000 pounds R.M."        - ' ,
, Coal under 3 ■ feet to be deficient
work and price made locally.
, All pick ,'mining"to be -increased, le.
per ton.     * ' y„"   '- '  ■ -,
'' •■ Inside Day,Wages?  .
Miners (working by'.the' day). ,$3'.45
Timbermen' ?•?,,.,   '., '..,.;.-3.45
Tracklayers   ........   ;.' ;..-3.45
Shot firers and shot-inspectors 3.90
Machine runner  ...;' "..- 3.90
Machine - runner's help '...."'.. & 3.45
McGinnity    repairer   'and    rope3
splicer   ..-  3.45
Drillers .' '., 3.75
Drivers'...., :....'.... 3.45
Inside Engineers  ...- y 3.45
itopeyiders   .'..'...".;', 3.45
Greasers (boys)   - '2.05
Switch boys and boys coupling 2.05
Trappers   (boys)     1.60
Stablemen or barnmen inside .. 3,15
Inside laborers not classified .. 3.30
Pumpmen      .... 3.30
Motormen ,...".'    '..,'.  3.45,
Motor brakemen   and <tail   end    ,"
riders t '. 3.30
Gas. watchmen  .." • " 4.00
"Outside Day Wages"
Firemen '..;". '. 3.05
Head blacksmith  (in charge of,
one "or more blacksmiths)  ... 3.90
Blacksmith's helpers     2.90^
Carpenters  '  3.50
Machinists    ■,..-.. 3.50
Machinist's  helper   ..-.'. 7. ■ 2.90
Teamsters    '.'.,,   ,.,..'.. 2.75
Box Car Shovelers  ..!_..-...:..'''3.05
Electricians ' (in  or  around the
mine)   ...71....'... .; ';"?. 3.50'
Boilermakers ' 4,00
Masons and bricklayers- (in and
around  the • mine)   . ? .«... 3.50
Slate Pickers (boys) ^.... 2.05
Pipemen- .-..:.:'. ;,. \.y.. ,3,45
Miners (taken from the'face) .. 3". 45
Box Car Loader Runner  ,3.30
Nigli't Watchman  (if performing''
work   for. Which   a   scale   is   '
,  made)'  '.y—-...-,..." 2.80
Outside,Labor not classified'...' 2.50
Greaser Boy,  "   2.05
Tippleman ' ■ ....:....„ 2.80
Section 297' If no agreement is reached at the'expiration of this contract1
the mines shall continue in operation
pending, negotiations or "until riegoti'a-
tiohs are discontinued by either party^
to the agreement.'*;' v ■ • '. •'.<■
•As • long as the mines continue in
operation 'after' the expiration of the
.pntitrnnf Mr_H1._____ »_«»«■ « -n -1 -    *   -"' i ■
reached, the same scale of wages, contract prices and . various conditions
enumerated herein shall remain in effect. ■' y • . y' .
• "Local Conditions at, Reliance." '
, When the'.'conditions are the same
as at Rock'Springs or can be made the
same/the same prices shall prevail,
otherwise the Ioc.al union at, Reliance
and company to make a'price suitable'
to Reliance,'
:*>.,- , ii- -_J-        1
To thej'^orkwHni the
Iron a,nil Steel
,'Y. *■.'#,
The Inquest
The Inquest'on tho victims of the
Cudeby Colliery dlsnstor was concluded nt Cadeby on tho 24th wit. .Mr.
Frank Allon,,tho District Coroner, said
that, tho dentil roll numbered 87, and
It. was bolioved that 14 bodies wore
still In tho mlno. Tho Jury's business
wns to Inquire Into tho cnuso of death.
IIo hud boon In'communication" with
, (ho Homo Secretary, who wroto'that
ho did not Intend in nny wny to limit
tho Inquiry, lm!, he had decided to order an Inquiry under tho Coul Mines
Act. Tlio explosion, con tinned tho
Coroner, wiih mir.jioBort lo havo origin-
alcd from 11 gob-flro. Sovornl wIIiicbb-
oh gavo evidence us to tho condition of
tilt* pll, iuiiI.(leHe.rl...?a InuldontB con-
iioi-lod wllh tlie dlfiiiHtor, Harry Iiu].
loy, 11 dopiity, who wnH with (iin re-
hciio imrly, fialil tlio oxjiloslon had ovl-
dontly liiiun KixiiiioBl lu foiro nt (11
«:ilc, down tlio crosBgnto, and Into 10
hivol. Mow! of lho hodlcH wore found
(horo In n pile, Thoy woro burnt,
In reply lo a qituHtlon lio wild (lint n
I'owiliij'H before lho explosion ho lold
Mr. Plfkcrliig ho tliought thorn wns n
riri' In Uio 11II. Percy Murgiilroyil, 11
filler, who wnn with iho rcHcue pnrly,
tuili! lm round a wiilch lnin^ up nonr
houio ikiul hodlcH, Ii hinl mojijiud at
u-n inlniiU'H pant one, J)oHcrlhlnn tho
surniiil mcploHtnn, lm H:ild the first
shock wns I lien firing a Bhot, ami then
thnro wiih a great row, it wns lllto
n florco blasting. llo'Ww na flnmo.
In n, Hhorl. IIiiir tlio crni.Hgnu.ifl woro
nil flllni) wllh iIiihi, hihoIhi, and nflor-
diuiip,    Ho thick wnH tho duut tlmt ho
trio lnmp. Tho pnrly rinnp- ihommV
vo* on tholr fnron, WKhohh hnd nn
oxyKon tuho In IiIb mouth, nnd to tlmt
ho nttrlbuKxl his proBorvntlon. IIo
run towards tho croHngftion, but Btiimh-
line ovor n nirdor lui rifn..r,v„„r,,j 1,
wns going In tho wrong direction. n<i-
turning ho'foil over tho ImdlcH of Mr.
.Pickering nml tho other momboiB at
IiIb pnrly, which wore all ovor lho
wny. Ho camo to nnotlior full, but
could not R«t ovor It, j|0 tried to
toloplrioii.. for HKhiHiiivicu, Ho pro-
ceodod ovor tho fnll through a wny
thut hnd been innilti for him, nnd met
Mr, Whltty, to whom ho reported tho
potltlon.of tho rescue liariy. Mr. IF,
Whltty, agent for tlm colliery, dtucrlb-
InR tlio Rceno after tho socond explosion, said that ihcy found iho bodies
of Mi-. ricUfcvWm. Mr. DoiikIrh Ch»tn.
bei:s,'Mr.'Berry,Mr. Howltt, nnd Par?
"mory in a heap. "Oh the following
night there-'was a further explosion.
Mr. J; It, n. Wilson Acting Chief Inspector of Mines for the district; said
that Mr. Pickering rang him up on the
telephone on the morning of the dlsnstor, saying ho had to meet the King
In Blsecnr, nnd asking witness to go to
Cadeby, At that timo It wns under?
stood the oxploslon wns not serious.
When witness nrrived nt Cadeby, how-'
over, ho found Mr.-Pickering already
there. ,. Willi two other Government
Inspocliirs witness descended the mine
nnd had only been down 11 short timo
when they hoard a.sudden blast of return nlr, it was lho second explosion,
and thoy started to return to the main
piano as quickly ub possible, Thoy
had to crawl ovor a big full oiv the
wny. Thoy en me ncro'ss n group of
mlno 111011, (wo of wiiom wero nllvo.
Mr. IIinlBjioth returned niuTgnvo thorn
wntor. in tho nlnotooiith'1 erossgnto
(hoy found 22 bodloB lying lu nil jiobI-
tloiiH, The coroner, reviewing tho ovldonco, Biild thnt tho dentil of two mnn.
iigei'H and ilireo inspectors hnd,made
it rather more difficult to prosont tho
story of ihe dlHiiHtor. Wlien lho Atop-
plnco were taken out and tho othor
fonrtoon hodlriB rocovorod a furllior
Inquiry would havo to ho hold. Thoro
wiih no doubt tho ciiiibo of the oxplo-
Hlon wna conl diiul. Tlio Jury roturnod n vonllcl of "AccUlrmtnl dontu
nrl&lng from gnn exploBlon."
IHliUAO, Hpnln, Aug, 10,—Ono lnm-
drml and ninotoon Spanish fln.Hiri.itm
heloiiRlng to thin port lost tholr lives
by lho uiiilvlnn of foiirloon t'LValng
bpnlB during n terrific utrom which
nun rncod ,.!ntif tho flnnnW. 'ennnt for
iho ».nRt tv.n rln>^,' Tho hnrrtiMn"
cniiHod ImiTioiiflo dnninBo ln tho con«t
1r*l|»*l       HA     <■*!    f1F»*\l* 9 »  *•
> »*' ii *   r>v   s*t»***v^< ********
110.STOX, Aug, ifl.—'Two won who
would Hiftu,., to ontor a church i.ta
hear cortnln truths would rend tho
nntno irulliH In « nowspnper nnd »'p«
plnud It," wn« ono of llio statotnonts
made ThuiMlny by Ilov. Clms. W.
Caution in announcing his withdrawn!
from the pulpit of Third tlollglou's'go-
doty of Dorchester TJnltarlan, to nc
tept the <-.lUorshlp ot lho OttawA CUI-
Ho Adds: "F expect to do vMtly
woro good as nn editor than as a mln.
»st«r," •    "f
\ Now is tlie time,when you? the-wage
workers in the ir'on<'ahd steel Industry,'
must feel and; know how? helpless^ you
have become. - You have acted as-Individuals.- , Do yoii know and' feel how
powerful you could become, if \ you
were to unite and become organized?
_ Because bf your unorganized condition you have,become the, victims-of
low wages, long hours of, labor, working - under' most onerous conditions,
and this, despite the fact that the cost
of living has constantly increased so
that the wages paid you can not nearly
—much less adequately—meet It. You
are powerless to-protect yourself against accidents which are - frequent;
against sickness which comes, to you
often,, against Idleness. because, of industrial depression, .against .the? ills
with which the workers in all industries havo at times to.contend, parti-
cularly. when .unorganized.,- Most of
these ills can be minimized, or'elimin-
ated, when yoii unite'.   '
All of the ills incident to your industry, caii'not be abolished at once,
but-lhey,can he changed and'reduced
by thorough, organization of all'the
workers "in the great iron, and, steel
industries regardless of whether you
are" the highest skilled mechanic's' or
unskilled laborers. '/■"._'■ ".  • ■"   '
The .time is at hand when the iron
and steel workers, regardless of their-
mechanical ability, their creed, 'color
or nationality, should be bound together by, a true spirit and solidarity
—features which are essential if you
hope to,abolish wrongs, attain rights,
and improvescondition's.  \  y   ?
The American Federation-has but
onepurpose for its existence—to protect the rights and.tOj.promote the-interests and .welfare 1 of!'the' working
people "of our country, that' they may
be justlydealt with,'and that the workers may take,the,position in life and
in our affairs which is" justly their
due.       -   '. ,i    (      ',    '' 7' y     •'-
The officers'and organizers of the
American .Federation of. Labor have?
from timo to time organized and attempted (0 organize the-iron.and'steel
■workers in various places ^ where the
industry' is located, but? because'' the,
iron and steel"corporations are'finan-
■_jI.AU3--J.o__. i) owerful,_it___w n n__jn7i easy-
matter to close down the plants where
the organizing work as being carried
op and to discharge those workers
who showed any desire for, or" gave
any.assistance toward, forming a, iin-
lon> thus disrupting'the union, and
starving'their employes' ,'into 'submls-'
sibn.     " ; ■ -
; The -American Federation of Labor
has decided to put,into operation a
plan to organize all the skilled and unskilled workers in the' iron and steel
industry,' .which, only needs the" support of. the workers to insure it's success.    Tho plan is ns'follows:
This will be known'as Circular No."
I,,1 and Is to inform you of 'the plan
to organize. It will bo followed by
another circular-- Circular .No, 2 —
which will explain the''alms nnd ob-
jocts of orgnnlzod labor nnd describe
In part the conditions of the mill-work,
ors nt tlie present time, as woll ns outline whnt cnn bo accomplished' by
thorough organization.
' After; you hnvo read this circular
mid Circular No, 2, nnd glvon'tliem
earnest consideration, Clrculnr No'. 3
will follow,
Clrculnr No. 3 will. bq distributed
nt tho samo time In vnrious ways to
all workers in tho Iron and" stool industry in tho United States and Cnnndn. Ii will Inform all .workers tho
day and dnto of n mooting; and tho
nino nnd address of, tho plnco In which
tlio meeting will ho hold, so thai, nil
will havo tlio opportunity of attending
Iho mooting, and when you attend
ynn will understand that similar'meet-
IngB nro bolng hold In Amorica whoro
lho Iron and Btool plimls'nro located.
Tho ohjoolB ot having lho niontlngB
tho Himio dny nnd dnto Ib lo Woolii-,
ally prevent discrimination. If' you'
nro true lo yoursolvus nnd lo ench
other, yon will ho In utiondniico nt
llioso meetings.
The circulars will bo printed In tho
Inngimgos spokon by tho omployus'Jn
thn mill IndiiHtry.
You could j-oiiilo'r much hsBlstiuicn
to this movomont, stni'lod> In your
own intorosts, If,' when writing to
your friends und rolnilvos across the
wator, you ndvlno thorn that It would
bo lo tholr advantago If they did not
como to America for a yonr or two,
Itoiul this clrculnr carefully nnd hnnd
If.'to'your frlonds, and'wnlch for (Mr.,
cuhtr No. 2 ami C|rctilnr No, 3, Mont
ui um Kun turn n(eui workors have
fj'OW   JJ.'JJl: io  Ulxv __.,«.(f. tl.  _Jc'Ah\J   .0
orgunlzo. If you hope In tho noi?
futuro to protect your own rights nnd
promoto your own IntorcatB, tho Hmo
nnd opportunity nro now nt hnnd.
»'■"'     .'«l-.AV_tt,   „l,fi  I,tU\i, l_H_.ll.lf,
spirit ofunlty nnd fraternity sink deep
Into your honrts nnd minds, Orgnn-
Ixo, unite, fodoraU.1 ' Fraternally
President A. P. of L.
flwretnry A" V*. of L,
.,, If;appearances go for-^anything, _the
Dominion-'Coai-. Company are ."finding
difficulty in getting sufficierit'men.to
man"their many, boats'^running in'-the
coal trade this season,, "yy ''-Vy.'1"
. On, Tuesday there arrived Yf JNorth'
Sydney, the";S. S. Twickenham, from
Naryic, .Sweden, with, a .cargo.of .ore
bound's for -Philadelphia.1; _ Besides her
cargo the big. steamer had on board
twenty.three . Chinamen,- ,who.;_ were
taken bn ? board,', atr a ~ British,: / port.'
They were landed'at North Sydney on
Wednesday?^ awaiting the. arrival 7 of
the S, S. Blackheath from Montreal..
-. The Chinamen will'be placed on
board,the' Blackheath'where theyoVill
be signed on for'the balance.of the
season as firemen and trimmers.
With the Chinamen were .landed   no
less than\t"werity.,tons:of\rice?;which .
was;.used;-for> feeding ?;theny 'duringv.
their,.sojourn" here.'- 'i-J?-',' •; -'■* / ■?,"-'J'
?" Should all. of-the<almond eyed in-.-,
dividuals^escape^and make ./for"-- tfle' •
woods,.or,try to get out" of the-couri-,-'.
try,'it would ."cause?'an. ?outlay. bn vthe -t
part bf-the owners of. the .Twicl_en-
ham ,bfa$il5,obo,"so-"thft close watch
is fcelng kept/\--'-f~ •,•-.' r ^ <- .-
'   This' is^ it;, is "imder'stodd^ ? the " first, '
and largest -batch'of;Chinks tO'7come, '
to .'thlB: port;',to'. be/transferred", .oh  :
board steamers plying trom7 liere up.
the, St. Lawrences-Sydney -Post;   ' ■ :^'
' :Labor .'mTis't'. certainly iie^anightyr-1
scarce"when-,'it becomes necessary to .'.
import-Chinks as'set'forth above.'- '
- ■--..//
8z Lang
General Dealers /
Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes
;    Men's Furnishings
Groceries, Fruits and
, "Provisions
Bellevue, Alta.
.."     We carry a full lineI of - • •  ...
Red Feather & T&tan Canned Goods
? Prices^Right
Satisfaction guaranteed or; money back
Plipne 103?y r: }■' Frank^'Alta.
And Nothing but the Best In Fresh
and .Smoked Meats, Fresh and
Smokod Fish, Dairy Produce, Poultry
Etc.  Etc., go to
3AM GRAHAM, Manager
, PHONE 41
■^.--ny-... i, r» u«:Tr..t.___.^r^__.i—*._j»,,-__u..-~—.i I
Hokd OffU*
Capital Paid Up 9 2,fl70,00f)
Reserve nnd Undivided Profits  fi.BOO.ooo
Total ABHCtB ,„,, •„„ 44,000,000
.Iiint iih n miccoHflful merclmnt mnkos every
effort to rIvo hlfj oimtomorfi courtoouu, cffl-
dont ftttcntlon, no do tho officers of tho Hunk
of Iliimlllon oiidoavor to vendor lo dopoRltors
ovory Borvlfio conulntout "with conuoi'viillvo
bnnUliin jivncllcp,    ;
No dojioHlt Is too emnll lo iiBBuro tho do-
poBltor (ibnHlOonUo troatmonl—iho uavitma
nccounlH of tlioao In modornto clroiimatnncoa
nro welcomed with courtesy, nnd with «.!)■'
Boiico of iiiidub foi'iniillty which mnkos banking a coiivouloiico nmi n plonBiiro.
J, It. Sloan, Afrcnt
If tho IntoroBt of lohor and cnpluilsl
aro idonticfll, why not lot Uto workon
mnko all lho laws* They would mako
th«m to holp thn capitalist, of coanw,
juit ni tho cnpllnllRt now tnukoi thftm
to "protoct" tho worker.
Lumber for all
hotro at any tlmo and In any
quunlty. You ennnot «wnmp
ub with a largo ordor, <;r glvo
ui so small a ono that wo will
not attend lo it,
for any kind of building you
may bo at work upota, Have
ub tend you what you want
when you want It,
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"(The'following article on direct ac-
' tion1 is' so, directly.,, to'the' point'that
--we"give it almost' entire; .-- It' is;froth'
the Labor Advocate of Reading, Pa?)"
_ , -Many"Socialists/!especially- of, the
excitable,typo,"lean to.what they call
"direct action.". ,     •   .
This 'sounds- decisive,- bold, "aggres-
slve."-. They are of an impatient lent
■ perament. - , The - co-operative', ^<.oi__7
. -nduwealth1- seems1 a' long way, off "by
■ the road, of-political action. _   So, they
declare»' themselves% to bo direct ac-
., tionists.    They catch the'tone of their
- leaders, and sneer at political action—
or' damn it with faint praise.'' - j
"' To these'emotlonal ones direct action seems to bo a militant kind" pf
industrial unionism. - It looks braver'
than political action. " " '
- , Direct action, however, as interpreted by Bill Haywood and. his admirers
^and Imitators, means simply—SNEAK
WORK! '        .     \       *
It means ."sabotage."    And sabotage
-is a French word, borrowed'from the
French? Syndicalists, meaning to throw
tho wooden shoe'into,the employer's
' machinery, when he isn't looking, and
- wreck it! ''   •' ,     >• •'„,'.
'.•It means'to throw salt secretly in-
■ to ■ the-, boiler of the engine, as Bill
■ Haywood' explained up at Cleveland
the Mother day. '".,•'
. Those bold,. brave ,dlrect actionists
' "dp such tricks.   "Last 'winter an br-
>; ganizer for the L,.W. "W..—at least he
[ proclaimed - himself,; such—came , to
Dayton, Ohio, got'' himself 'into -the
.police court, and? stirred ..up", all' the
' advertising -he? couhJy Among, other
things, he'visited Local Day ton."'-" He
Roasted of a bit of sabotage he had
'pulled off at Akron.   .He said he had
killed, a cat, and ;.secretly" plugged' jt
.into a ,syrup vat1 at tlie place ,where
?.he was employed.     The.cat was, not
"discovered for several weeks, -   When
finally  removed, it:was so. rotten   it
--'came apart'at the'shoulder blades.
" "Eut," said the; pratticer". of sabotage with glee, "they dlan't tlirow away
.the syrup." " -.   '"'    -'y    ,   y
"-"..-His  story,.whetlier.• true or" false,
'■turned his hearers' stomachs: '-'Not
only at' the thought of the polluted'
ysyrup, but of tlie cowardly'.heart, of
•' 7,biindi hate which'Inspired, the'deed...
' ... Industrial unionism'.ls, hot-peculiar
■ to,the I.,W.W.  ".'Ou'the contrary^
.-was'being pushed within.'the American
-. Federation of "Labor long ' before' the
^^i7r"wrTW7_waa~u«aru-rur."7""~'-'    "' '.tt
''But the I. W; W. stands "alone "for
direct action—or guerilla tactics . of
-violence' against the employing class.
The I. W. W. aione advocates SNEAK
WORK—the injuring'of• the employer's machinery on. the sly," ., : ".. .
, Such tactics are not. only NOT'Socialistic—they are exactly opposed to
Socialist principles? "They are anarchistic tactics. ...And"the members!"of
tho'-Socialist party who, knowing the
real .meaning of the word, declares
himself a direct sctionist, -such ? as
BUI B'aywocd.'-is ;iep.liyi an anarchist.
-Sabotage ,was prpcticed,by*the Mc
Naniaras and McManigal .when they
blew'up the structural ■ iron work on
the sly.. When they wrecked tlie; Los
Angeles Times building! .that was di-'
rect action.. They were democrats
and "Roman Catholics. 'You don't
have'to be a Socialist ln order,,to be a
direct actlonlst. On the contrary/you
cannot be a Socialist AND a real direct
actionist.  „  o-
7 And wlio Is hurt by this direct action? -   ■ ■
Who gots killed when the rust-eaten
boiler . explodes? THE WORKING
CLASS!   . •'.'.'
Who eats the cat-flavored-syrup?
Who gets blown up in tho Los Angeles Times building? THE WORKING class!  ■'•;.'■
It is-the working class, that always'
loses' by tactics of force. ' . - '
' When the McNamaras started their'
stupid, non-political,' .direct' action
tight against the steel trust by stealthily blowing up bridges and buildings,
they placed in tho hands of, the" National . Manufacturers' Association its
most "eagerly sought trump card. . For
the wholesale explosions, followed by
the discovery- of -the'' dynamiters,,
threw the employing class" into a panic
PROTECTION,   i   .  -
That was what- the National Manu-
facturers'- association had been vainly trying to get -them to do before:- s,
And\,out of this'panic of the. employing class,' and the enormously in-,
creased, strength' and influence' of the
National"' Manufacturers' association,
has   come   a' -MILITANT "MASTER
- That's' one, thing direct, action, has
done.',,. Kirby. ,pwes, the',McNamaras.
an-Inestlmable'debt\of gratitude.
'-!?Direct" action,, you see,' is action.directed against the; working class.
., It betrays-the working class.- ■ For
'master class. t  This stealthy violence
called sabotage,' disgusts ..the' average
American workingman, , He cannot he
converted to .sneak .work. ■ His wljole
spirit. revolts against such cowardly,
unmanly deeds. ' . ', •,. '*., "7 v.?'
\'Direct'action appeals 7 to anarchists,
who endeavor ' to inject' it into ."the
Socialist movement. ' The' anarchists
believe they must first destroy the
Socialist movement,- convincing, the
working class that "there is ho hope'in
political action, before anarchy,'can
find a,ripened harvest. '■' •' •-■ ■' ,-
-' Anarchists accordingly work ' their,
way into Socialist locals, get -l themselves'^ into influential offices4 Jwithin"
the movement, and then slyly_disrupt
it',' . These are recognized anarchist
tactics. ,        '   .   '   '       y.:  .'
These are.likewise, the I,-W. W.' tactics, as applied to .the' Socialist: party.
The'"official organ of the 17 W.' W. is
'"Solidarity,',' which, on ■ its,'"-editorial
page frankly declares that the7. Socialist party must be destroyed; -    It"
sal's: _v      -7.?'?"
"The I. W. W. and the'! Socialist-
party have- nothing in common—the
latter is, a'political party whose structure Is not revolutionary. It.has the
workers hypnotized and has sold out
or prostituted itself, not for the,working class emancipation, but only for
votes—in order to revolutionize' the
nation or nations—political; government must ,be' abolished—advertise
the structure of the I. W. W-. ' If you
can do that your success is assured.
You will have created a demand for
pur .papers. There will be wholesale
secessions' from the S.° P. to the I. W.
W., • and our rival will be on the run
looking for a hiding,place." " ,
' From' this it can be clearly seen
that the I. W. W, is simply an anarchist organization, working to disrupt
and destroy the Socialist party. '    ,-,
If'tho I. ,W. W-'iE. not financed by
the capitalist class, it ought to be!
ST PETER AND THE   '     '
'.">"'     -     -' MAGNATE'S SON.
"      By Ellis O., Jones
r "Next," called St, Peter,  y '
i*_ ,   ' ' '
A,dapper young "fellow on the-end
of the bench yawned, arose, came-forward leisurely, and ., enveloped - St?
Peter in. a huge exhalation of- cigarette smoke. ■' - He was dressed in ex-,
treme-style, trousers far back'above
his shoe top's, hat' pushed away back
on his' head,' and cane hooked- over
his forearm. y        '"    '    .
"I am the -American Magnate Junior."       '-'..-'
"And you desire to come in?" -'
-„"Yes? if you don't mind—that is for
a little -while, don't you know... Of
course, it would be, a terrible" bore to
stay very long." 1(- •/ .
\ "Yes,,no doubt.'.- .' .y, Can.you
present any reason why you should be
admitted?"     ',    ~ \.y     ;   ''
• "Why, certainly.- 7' *ou. know .my"
"Never, mind, your father. !We have,
dealt with him separately. Every man
stands on his own merits here "
"Oh, I say, that's hardly, fair. What's
tlie use of being so strict about-a Utile
matter of that sort? .' Now, thegov:
ernor—-" .;;'.   ?7\,-. ■  y^'-  *',.
f-"If you are referring .to your father
I must ask you agaiij- to leave him out
bf consideration. What have you to
say for yourself?" \„ ■" ."'■ a ■:•
? "Oh, I say, Pete, don't be a,grouch.
I' have always been a good fellow.",
"What do you mean by a good fellow?" , ' " '■ '"- " /
'''"Why, don't you know "what''that
means? It means, don't you know, a
fellow who always: treats everybody
right, a good spender, and all that sort
of thing." . , - y ' •
- "But have you been a good earner?'!
"Earner! O'n, I say, what was the
use of my. being an ^earner when my
father left me so much?",
'.'Well, since you insist on mentioning your father, you may ■ tell us what
he did." .      '    .
"He developed one,"of the most important industries of-the country."
' "And  for  that he'' .was  amply  rewarded in both goods and honor?"
"I suppose so."
,  "And he saw that you' got a good
education ■ and all possible advantages?"''
"Oh, yes "-  '•-
"And just because your father did
something worth while you think ,that
society should go on for ever rewarding you and your brothers and sisters
and wives and sons and daughters and
nephews and nieces interminably?" •
' "I hadn't thought about it so far
ahead as all that., But shouldn't.I bo
rewarded for what my father did?"
"Would you expect that "if a certain
man had spent a large part of his time
in jail society should treat the son ,in
the same, way, whether lie had) done
anything or not?" ' '
'' "It may look different to you down
there on'earth, but to us up here it is
exactly the'^same principle. But, let
me ask, do you insist on receiving the
same, .treatment here that we , gave
your father?'.You remember, no doubt,
that! he had some'pretty black spots
on'his'record.    Do you Insist?"
"Oh—er—that depends.     Now that
 >,    ■    ',  ,  - ---
*■ "Here, clerk. "Find out from the'
records "what we did to this fellow's
father and give him the same treatment with' double severity." ■
"Strike at the Ballot/Box" Says He-
-      Humorous Incident During
.. "V   Recent Strike
'.In a, case brought before the.City
Court of London, the plaintiff sued a
printing firm for,,'two weeks' wages
because' he was-; discharged without
due notice." During the recent coal
miners' strike .the firm ran put of fuel
for> its engine and ^ demanded that the
plaintiff'propel a platen press by foot-
power, which he declined to do, and
for which he was immediately ■ discharged.- __ The t court decided-for the
was foollBh to run"a.machinery foot-
power which was arranged for steam-
power, and that therefore the'.-plaintiff
had the'right to refuse to do so.
A case of great public interest was
heard in the Glasgow and South Western Police _Court last,, week, when
George Strang, laborer, appeared be-
fore B'alie Riddle to answer a charge
of having, on the 17th inst., used
threatening language1 toward Alexan-
der Slack, laborer.'
Evidence having been led, it was
found that the case arose out' of a
strike.;"' The accused was ono of thc
strikers, and his accuser was a "blackleg." Witnesses for the, prosecution
.spoke to having seen the accused approach Slack, and after quietly talking for a minute thoy became noisy.
The accused was told to go and mind
his 'own business, and he retorted by
calling, Slack a traitor to his fellows,
a "scab" "blackleg," otc, and ended
by threatening to "knock the head off
him."      ',   '.
Bailie (to .accused)—Have you anything to say?
, Accuser—I've sich a lot tae say I
haurdlyken wha'iir tae begin,'but the
sum tnd substance o't is jist that I did
be scared to him.    .
Bailie—Tut,'tut, mdn, it's no man's
duty to break the law? The law should
ma duty. '       ° • „ -
Accused—Aye, maybo that, your,
honor, but I caun'a haud oiiythlng sacred which isused for the purpose o'
keepin' ma'., nose tae the grindstone.
I''11 be time enough fur me tae respec'
the law when the law respects me. -
Bailie—But the law doesn't respect
one man .more than another. It's for
the good of all, and,treats all.alike.
(Sensation in,the gallery.)    '
Accused—I ken better than that,
your honor, fur I,ken,whit Tom Mann
got, an' whit Sir-Edward Carson didna
get. -,,'.'
-.Bailie^—But we .can't discuss that
sort of thing here. What I want, to,
know is—by' what process of reasoning do you come to consider, it to be
your duty to insult and threaten one
of your fellows? -,
Accused—Well, !your honor, I- ken
naethln about the process, but It's like
this. ■ I ha'e.a" wife and three bairn's.
I find that ma pey's no big enough tae
ma mind tae^try^an' better it. Ma
workmates are in the. same poseetion,
an' we decide tae ask an increase. We
are refused, an* we strike.
if workers really want to permanent-?
ly better their positions," then unify at
the ballot box is the' time.—Glasgow
Fqrward, ■     v •        '",."'
Bailie—And what about your wife
and children then?
i '•
Accused—Ma wife's mair anxious
than I am masel', an'she jist said tae
me the ithe'r day, "Geordie," says she,
'life's haurdly worth leeviu' the wey
things are the noo.' ,1 can assure you,
your honor, it's oot o' regard four ma
wife.an' weans that I'm here the day,
because, I. canua thole tae see ony
man staun' atween" them an'' betterment.
0 Bailie—But you can't deny the man
Slack tho right to work.
' Accused—I dae nae such thing,
your honor. It's the society, that
denies him the right tae work. If he
had been-granted the richt tae word
by society,,;he widna hae been idle
when 1'cam oot'on strike. (Applause
in court—during which - Bailie did a
hard think.)
Accused (continuing)—There's', a
big difference atween the richt tae
work an' the*? richt tae blackleg.
Bailie—There seems a good deal in
that, but it's wrong' to threaten to
knock the head off the man, as you
dld.^ - -    ' -
Accused—Well, your-honor, I believe It is, because even if I did it I,
don't believe he'd ever miss it. (Laughter.) ■  ,    .       ' ,
Bailie—It's hard to know what to do
in this case.     You seem to be acting_
in'the interests of-your wife and chilr
dren, ,and in' defense of your .hearth
and home, and that is rather a manly
thing to do".'   But the law' Is the law.
However, you may go how, and come
up-for sentence within,, six months if
Called upon.     But take this advice to
heart. _ Keep w'ithiri°lhe law.'   If the
law doesn't ,suit you, then-strive to
have it,altered   Strikes can be rendered unnecessary by workers making the
proper use, of - their .votes on ■ polling
day.     It is more importantthat workers should stand united at an election
time, than that "they should be united
in a strike for,, more - wages. -   You,
yourself, may be doing-your duty, but
it also rests" with you to get" your fellows to .do theirs.     And remember
this^ no matter how much of an in-
you return men   to^parliament   and
council to legislate in your interests,
then your strike has been in vain.
Strikes are necessary—at- times—but
If a nation is to come to its best
it must look after the interests of her
workers. '  The great army'of laborers are the nations' wealth producers
and their best interests lie' at'the
basis of a nation's prosperity,     Deny
the laboring class theiv, rights, -make
the lot of the  toiler hard  and  you
strike a' blow- at the .very foundation  ■
of tho nation's wealth'producing powy
or.    Tlie secret of Germany's wonderful success as a commercial s"nation,
during Ihe last .25 years, lies in her
organization.  ' Every branch of industry, you might say, is there organized   ,
on natural lines and", in these organizations,   the 'prevailing" factor  is  to
make her laborers efficient. '   Tlieir„
interests are studied.    Their well.be-'
ing is sought, for tho Germans are too'
wise and far-seeing to lose sight of the
best Interests of the working classes.
In this new^'Wostern country are we
making things easy. for.  the   tolling
masses?   ' A study of" the economic ,
conditions prevailing in^ tho western
Provinces will soon lead one to see
that the laboring man's lot is not a
bed of roses, o Rents are excessively
high, foodstuffs are beyond"the reach
of many a man's "wages, tho cost of living keeps the purse empty.   ■ An investigation of these things soon  reveals that tliere are-forces at work
that make the path of the  working
man with   a   family no easy, course".
True, wages are-high but,'if the West
is to come to its best, every force or
custom that Is at work that tends to
make the lot of the laborer a hard one
must be eliminated. Rents must come
down, food stuffs must reach a lower
plane and the cost of living must be
reduced.   . Every economic disadvan- -
tag'e-to the laborer must be eliminated, and every   unearned    increment
"should be taxed until it is bled white.
In our laying of.the foundation _of this
great Canadian nation, .let us not lose
sight of the interests of our wealth
producers—the' tolling masses.—Wey-
burn Herald.   , ,     ,
(Mr. Herald, how much better' off.
are tho workers ih Germany than else-'
where?—Ed.) ■ -
Situation in
Albania Becomes Most
', Grave , ^
LONDON. Aig. ,19.—The Albanian
in sui gents, according to the correspon- _
stuntinople, are not only complete masters of Uskup, but they have decided
to march on Salonikl arid a detachment
of 300 rebels has already started.
Co.n__ipa.iiy,  Ltd.
Ml I,
One of the best known nnd fully acknowledged facts about
Western Canada ls that British'Columbia Ib one of tho
World's Qroatoa't Sloro Houso of Vnluublo Minerals.
Tho production of Gold In Hint Province Is now about $0,000,-
000 por your, nnd will doubtlOHd soon bo greatly increased,
following tho complotlon of railroad's thnt will provide transportation during 1013,      ■) • •   .
The Pacor Properties of' thin company aro known as tho
Southor leases No. flfl nml 07, sltuatod on tho Quomiolla Rlvor,
Cariboo District, nrltli.li Columbia, 102 mHosT north of Aeh-
croft Station on tho Canadian Pacific llallrond, Tho Vancouvor and IIowo Sound Railroad will ho completed, in 1013
to tho vicinity ot tills company's mines.
Tho Compnny has title by Govornmont Lcnso, to nn area
400 yardH In width by 10 mllon In longtli. Thoro aro about,
100,000,000 cublo yards of gravol In BlKht on thono IoiiboIioIiIr,
having nn avornKo vnluo of $1,27 iu Gold por cubic ynrd, bo-
hUIcb Platinum that fiflsayH up to 22 ounces por Ion of black
. This ImllcatoH a Hoanonablo Probability of $1_I0,000,000 or
moro lu Total Vnluo ot Placer Gold nnd Plntlnum from> thoao
LoasoholdR by tlio tlmo tboy nro Mlnod out, or moro thon Five
and a Half Tlmoi the Value of ALL Minerals now Taken out
In Drltlih Columbia In a Year, ■
Tho Company will hnvo In oporatlon on Un proporty early
noxt Novombor'tho greatly Improved Wntor TlRlit Dipper
Drudgo, oho of which Is bolnR mnniifnctiirod In Sonttlo, with a
guaranty that will operato auccoissfully,
This Dlppor works on tho gonornl plan of tho ordinary Dip-
por Drodgo, but Instead of having a Loose, Lonky Ilottom,
Olo_,. & ci|_ V.'iuor i igtit,
T3.e proecsu 'ot _ln'fl_,'lij_ and it ju nil on arc ecmjOcteil In
thin Dredge, on which tho Compnny holds loiters patent, tho
patents bolng pnrt of tho proporty ot tho stockholders, nlonn.
with tho Dredge nnd nil tho Equipment,
It will bo recognized by any thoughtful buslnoas mnn that
a Capitalization of fiOO.OOO shares, par valuo of $1.00, Is very
rensonnblo nnd consorvnllvo. Of thlH Capitalization, 100,000
■ shares hnvo boon placed upon tho mnrkot for Development
Kxponsos; nnd consldornblo hnB boon sold nt$1,C0 pr Hharc.
Aftor October 1 tlto prlco will bo advanced to $2,150, mul Novombor 1, whon the Drcduols complotod, the prlco will bo $i».00.
ft Is estimated that whon two Dredges nro In operation on this
Property tho Stock will bo worth $25,00 per shnro, It Is
planned to hnvo two Drodgos In opornl Ion during lho season
1018, with a capnclly of fi.OOO cublo yards per day for ouch
Drodgo. rt _ ,
With tlio avoraRo yield of $1.27 por yard, It will bo soon how
profitable this slock Is likely to bo, Thero Is ample raison to
nntlolpato largo iiiiccobr for this Property, bocnuso IU prosldont and principal capitalist, Mr. John Sttilnbrocher, invested
only aftor going ovor tlio claims and panning out oiioiikIi (Sold
to satisfy hlmsolf that good roturns could bn realized. Mr.
Goorgo II. Quald, nnotlior capllallut, of Calgary, Is vice-president, Mr, Thomas II, Shnw, broker, of Cnlgnry, Is socrotnry-
tronmiror, Mr, Shnw Is oxocutivo officer of tho Compnny, nnd
Is a man of cxporlonco, energy nnd capacity to got iobuIU.
The Company is fortunlo In having ns practical conductor
of drcdglnc; operations, Mr, J. W. Mooro, fer 33 yenrs mnimgor
of stonm shovel nnd dredging operations for tho Cnnadtnn
Paclflo Hallway Compnny, Mr. Mooro will hnvo for his efficient assistants, Mr. ,T, II, Sherman, consulting engineer, flf
Onlsnry, nnd Mr, F, S. Clark, n man of Hfo-long experience In
Placor Mining, nnd heretofore connected with tho llrltlsh Col-
,   ,       ,, »»     ,   ' >T- 1, ff Til
iiit,uuL ..i.ili.il, llulI _J, i-UfeoJi, L.VI., Aj.Ui t
The Company I« mnnH-Mly wrll equipped for lnrjre nnd rutr-
coBflfnl operations nnd Its stock Bhould snon .»■ •• rollnblo nnd
profitable ono In tho Mining Lints,
Are Placing on the Market Shares in Some Exceedingly
Valuable Gold and Platinum Placer Mining
Properties in the Cariboo District
Tliis property ih Hitwitori mi tlm QuuHiiollo Hivcr, B.(!., coiiipriHing lnnd 10 miles in lcnmli nml MM
yardH in witltli of tlio Helmut pliiccr mining property in tlm count ty. KHlinintcd nlmut Wi) million
cubic yards in tlio proporty, Hold nnd Platinum nvrraKiuj? fll.tn per euliie ynrd in (lold.
Capitalization, ^r»00,000. .100,000 SliareH planed on tlm market at $1.50 of which n (.'onsideniblfl
amount Iiiih been Hold, onubliiipf us to enntwt for tlm erection of n dredge nt once, lo \u> in opcrnlioii
oarly this fall. D red go is Kuarunkrd to work fumecsHfully. Stock will cont #2,50 per share October
1st,     Thin Stock will ro lo tyiiM) per Share by November 1st, when dredge is to be. completed.
It is estimated tlmt when two Dredges are at, work on this properly, lho .slock will be worth ^'Jo.OO
por share, OmijDrodgc will bo in operation by November 101 Ii, and we are planning to biiild„niiothcr
this,winter, so as to bo prepared with the two Drodgen, each with a enpacity of 5,000 .Yards per day
for tho HOiiKon of ]1)1_{.
Now is tho timo to buy Stock.   Writo to us at 340a Seventh Avo West, Calgary, for particulars.
340a Seventh Ave* WM
4P* m  ml   **+,__ A INCORPORATED 1910
Calgary^ aidcfiisl capital -  $500,000
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Pellat Avenue,'Fernie, E. 0/ Subscription $1.00
• per-year'in advance.    An excellent advertising
medium.   Largest circulation in the District.   Ad-
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Address all communications to The District Ledger.,
- H. P. NERWICH,.Editor.
Telephone No. 487. Post Office Box No. 380
-, '   ACT
1   'A ^ ^ast a luovc *s being made to have the B.C.
**   Election  Act  amended  which .would'- give
•i workers as well as those who consider it infra dig.
to be so classified, a better chance of fulfilling their
duties bf citizenship. This much needed step is
being taken in hand by District 6, Western Federation of Miners, who are to be commended for their
activity in this direction. So far the intention is
to get up a monster petition which will contain
nothing to which any man in the province, whether
he be-a-''friend of labor" or otherwise, can obect to.
,   The amendments asked for are:
1. That at least two calendar months shall intervene between ^the .dissolution of parliament and
,the date of election.       ,
2. That a special court of revision"shall be held
_>   ,  on the first day of the second calendar month• foi-.
~ lowing dissolution. ' The sole function of this court
being to place'on the voters' list—subject to the
limitations provided in the present Act—the names
of all persons resident in the riding who are entitled to the franchise.   ■,
, 0 3. That a list of the names added to the voters'
list by every court of revision shall be prepared by
the registrar and be accessible to the public not
later than ten days after the closing of every*court
pf revision.       ■  -      .     '    '     '    • ;
4.0 That the registrar of voters shall" forthwith
acknowledge' the receipt,of every application to be
placed on the voters'list.. „  .
5. _ If, through" inadvertence, the. name of a qua-
,   -   lified elector has been omitted from_the_Yoter__-?_iist^
the registrar shall issue to such elector a certificate
> which certificate shall entitle such elector to vote
at any polling subdivision in his riding." Such vote,
.   to be recorded on what is known as a tendered ballot paper, and his certificate to be surrendered to
the deputy returning officer at the polling station
where the vote is cast. ^
,     Whilst no provision is made to prevent BALLOT
BOXES from being conveniently LOST in transit,
the BILL as it will stand, if amehdod, willbe work-
/    able.    Bitter experience dias taught us what we
may expect from our "friend'of labor" legislators,
0 especially wlien thoy can see their  way  clear  to
,   jump an election on us, and thus prevent tho possibility of getting our forces together.    Of, courso it
•   would hardly be in their interest to give us time for
'   fair investigation and discussion of tho problems at
; issue.    No. 2 is, porhaps, the most important of all.
As thelaw'now stands six months' resident in tho
province is necessary beforo a citizen can mako application for registration, and such application must
be mado sixty days boforo tho sitting of tho courts
of rovision, which aro hold enrly in May and Nov-
. omber of' each year.    Thus a citizen from evon a
neighboring province can bo as much as thirteen
months in B. C. before ho can got his namo,on iho
voters' list.    Tho main sufferers aro, of courso, tho
working class.    Having to constantly chaso aftor
a job it is not often, that he is thirteen months in
this province.    The injustice of this pieco of class
k'giHlation cannot bo refuted.   Another soction of
thoact which would bo bottor amended   is   that
which pcrrnilH a registered voter to cast hi« ballot
at tlio nearest, polling booth ib Ihe riding convenient
dm,    Tlii vote nhould only ho accepted in that
tliey would only do '.so"> they would :find "ttiat, their
assumption is incorrect/ ?/ln our .opihionVtW man
who commits such'a dastardly deed'is insane.'There
might be an exception, here and there,'where it ;is
■premeditated; but that would, only prove; the',rulo,
and even then'the murderer must-have had a screw'
loose in his head. But even granting that he" was in
his .right senser which is, a 'greater deter'rant, de«ii$b
or life imprisonment? ' "We believe the latter. In
either ease,in all-probability, there would.be neither
less nor more crime of,this ri_jture\eom.mittcd. .■'•
But reverting to the reason .why this barbarous
custom of eapital'punisliment still exists and is perpetuated. On further, delving -into the'subject Ave
shall find in■ the' last ..analysis tliat;.the' cause, is
—poverty. This idea may be- distasteful*and. not
many people would like to admit it,-1 but ncverilic,
less, it is true. • Tho wretches'swhc went'to , the
death chair the other day were'sent?there-no't so'
much because they committed murdcr.;as because
they were popiv ' Poverty itself is a crime. '-Does
not the law itself say so?, When a vag. is run-in
it is because he has "no visible means of support."
Thc seven, men electrocuted were laborers.    The. w
_H- - •* •   o "
unlike Thaw,,had no millions to fight the law with.
Had Harry Thaw been a pauper would he have
saved his life? '. Not even an idiot'would answer.
in the affirmative. Will the Rosenthal murderers
go to tlie electric chair? "J We Venture to My no!
They have millions of dollars at back of them; and
as we know "money talks." Poverty is the prime,
the main cause of murder,,both official and unofficial. Socialists understand this, and that is'wh;
we first'demand the abolition of poverty; the rest
will right itself.," ,    '-- ••'<■{ , :•■',"
,_ -'" Corbin,'B.'C.r"August.i7tl_, 1912
To the'Editor,..District'-Ledger. ??. -»/
- Dear' Sir,—In the Ledger 'of .tliis' date
you. have an article on-the first'page
headed:'"Child Labor.vised-in'.Cprbin,"
which'appears.to -be anl;unjust'distortion oftbe facts in the case, causing
discredit .to the management ' of ~ the
company. As .there'. is; perfect. harmony.between' the CorDin Local,and
the Corbin, Coal and Coke Co., and
such articles as the" above-mentioned,
publ'islied'by the official, organ' of our
organization can only,cause discord,
will you kindly publish this letter,.and
the following facts In the case .which,
I believe, will be>found to'agree with
the testimony given in tlie "case by
Inspector Thos?' Williams.'{ .. ?
'■The boy, was engaged by the assay-
er, and worked about .five hours before the Superintendent,learned of U,'
when he had the boy immediately discharged. 'Some twenty-four '. hours
after the boy was discharged tlie Superintendent met Inspector Williams
and,told the. inspector of.the circumstances BEFORE' the Inspector mentioned the matter to the superintendent.    - y
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_ ,    . n     Yours, etc., .. .
''   -    y   , . ' FAIR PLAY.
NATIONS TO'PROBE,;;f... "•,-,;
.OTTAWA, Aug._,20.—Itj's "probable
that R. H. Coates of the labor depart-;
ment' will,, represent' ■ Canada",&t- the
conference to be- held'in 'Washington
in October to' arrange . for - the,, projected world-wide investigation of, the
high cost of'living.' "The department
some time ago .was asked to be'repre-
sented in the inquiry,which,"would" be
wide in scope and,international',"in
character.   .
FIVE ACES START',','.- ,„.>,
■      _    POKER.QAME^ RIGHT
The,dispute between Mr/Lloyd-George and the
doctors over the fees allowed to thelatt.erin the
Insurance Act has led to one interesting suggestion,
which a few years ago would have been considered
"Socialistic."/' It is "that the profession of medicine should be nationalized.,' This suggestion .i 1 -s
not eome.from thb Chancellor, but from one j£ ie
doctors. In-a paper read by DiV'Rentoulto ' be
Britisjr.Medical Association a - plan was outlined
which embodied the idea and the trend of tlujdis-
cus!ion"w,hich followed was'in favor of. nationalization. Of course the scheme will be met with,Yi:e
usual denunciations-in certain quarters on the score
that it is "Socialism," and the expense it would entail. Yet'these same people-do not« rajseytheir
voices against' the tremendous "naval and/ military
expenditures. ' They., do iot.jnindlhundreds and,
thousands of their countrymen being hj.t,p.hftr__.fl_jn_
v" (NOTE.—-We have again Interviewed our, Informant', who has a reputation for reliability, and he informs us
that the facts of the case as.reported
in our last issue,are correct in every
detail.- Mr. Wiiiams', evidence >oa
fore the .magistrate in'MIchel bears
this out, too.' The matter was reported by the inspector to the"mi__e.manager, immediately on" his .'discovering
that the Act was being contravened,
and.-that official expressed surprise
and stated that he did not'know that'
the boy. was working there. It appears that-the boy .whom this youngster had succeeded had'gone out on
"strike" for better pay and more regularity'of work. ,% ..The assayer, who .is
the son of ■ the Resident,' Superintendent, and who should'have known better, tlieri 'engaged- the eleven year old
child, for the reason that he 'could not
find anyone/else,, and'as he stated, to
break > "thev strike.'.'—Editor.)
HAMMOND, Ind.,' Aug -'ltf—A:'' free'
for all fight/at a polj'er party, which
started when one-player, who held a
flush,'found that another player not
only held four aces against him, ,bu't
had another' ace up. his sleeve,, resulted in,several men; being severely injured. / , <;
Sallow Complexion
Indicates indigestion,' constipation or,
liver- trouble, ." PlO PILLS 'will reg.i-
late your ! system, • and build up the
nerve forces so that you can sleep and
enjoy life.     "  *        .
At all dealers 25'and 50 cent'boxes
or mailed' by the Fig Pill' Co.,* St.
Thomas,- Ont. Sold in Fernie at McLean's Drug and,Book Store,    y
warfare,"but to save the'weak and helpless, that is
another question. Apart .from any other, point of
view, if doctors were appointed by- the state
and paid adequate salaries a higher type of- practitioner would find his way among the poor. '
part of tbo riding where ho registered, Whilst
hero npin n forliiin hm might |,., oilailod, it would
howovor not bo muidi provided No, 2 of abovo like-
wise bccaino law. Tho main advantage would hi-
that it would provontany impersonations nnd dirty
.notion adopted on election day by oorlain .mlit'r
daiiH of tho ruling cIuhn.
JIowovit. (he petition, nn i| \mv slniidw, will d..
much Id ivmcdy lho oxinti'i^ defects in tlm bill, and
every I'tihi-n should mm that his name is atta-hul
to il when it comes round.
Our esteemed contemporary the "Coleman Bulletin" has taken an opportunity of having a slap at
Socialism by clipping a sarcastic article on Socialism
from the Saturday Evening Post. It is based pure-
ly.on tho "divide-up";fallacy, and concludes,by
saying:   ,, ' y -. .  "   /
"Ultimately the problem1,of higher, wages does
not depend upon collective bargaining, nor evon
upon eliminating capitalist and landlord. By all
those irfethods a few dollars may be added to the
weekly pay envelope. If. the total share of landlords and capitalists' now wont to Vage-earnors tlie
average pay envelope would be only sixtoen dollars
a week. Tho ultimate problem is to eliminate
waste, increase efficiency and make industry create
more wealth to bo divided."
1 The absurdity of such nn argument is too apparent to need any refutation. Tho only surpriso is
tliat it should find its way into a paper, such as the
Bulletin, which depends upon its lifo to roadors
who are woll versed and thoroughly acquainted
with tho principles of Socialism. Adopting such
illogical and fallacious arguments against a movement which is" revolutionizing tho twentieth con-
tnry, tho Bulletin is only making a laughing stock
of itself, and its efforts on behalf of tho citizens to
whom it enters will hardly bo appreciated,
C. N.
The acquittal of Darrow, charged "with attempts
to bribe a Los Angeles jury, ean hardly bo considered a surprise by thoso who havo at nil followed tho mothods and Indira of tho capitalist to
onislMirgimizod labor, This was but mini her way
of intimidating lawyers who nro at nil HympiiHiotli''.
Another bribery charge has been laid against him,
bill as this matter liltewiso has boon thrashed out
boforo tlm jury, it only shows potty xpitu on tlm
purl of Iho prosecutor, or shall wc say pmmitor.
Tlm judge's snmiMing up conclusively showed that
ho for one did not agree with the luetics adopted,
The masters im> certainly Blrniniii|» every norvo
and muscli! to hamper and discredit organized la-
bor.     lint, wo cannot blame them, n drowning
Will   •!'...    ,.,.,!..       11
''Two important games were"played
in .the Fort Steele Cup Competition on
Saturday, August 17th, namely, "Coleman; vs.. Coal, Creek and Hosmer Vs.
.Fernie,^_Tn_tK_a_fire'tLiiQmnfi_4.i^n ..
- t-    -      --—^ .—.«—»«» ww— __»fc_,j_*j_eu—fc_T?",>__»utlI
Creek pulled off an unexpected "draw,
and have'now'high hopes of qualifying
for the"flnal.'-'.The'game was a hard
one, andwas_ really a trial of strength
on the part of the defence of the.res:
pective- teamsf'both "sides being' weak
In«the forward line,? Coleman were'
the stronger side and had tho major
portion of the play, but were unable' to
overcome the fine defence set up by
Coal Creek.' ;w.'-McFegan, who was
played at full back In' the second position, touched liishlghfe'stformin this
position, and, McLetchlo was safe
throughout", Both sides had "chances
tb score, and!a draw was really tho
moBt fitting result. Coleman failed to
maintain their triumphant homo record, this being tho first draw regis-
tored ngalnst them at Coleman this
seaBon. _ ThlB tie will be replayed a't
,Coal Creek,
FernloV visit to Hosmer resulted
dloaBtrously for thorn, and they now
mourn another lost opportunity of
having tholr name Inscribed on tho
Mutz Cup., Hosmor were surprisingly
hopeful of tlio outcome, and their enthusiasm evidently carried thorn
through, Thelr-wln by tho Bcore of
2 goals to l cannot altogether bo put
dow nto good luck, aB tholr form in
tho Inst fow league matches Indlcatou
that thoy aro, a muoh Improved tonm.
ond , thlB win only emphasizes lho
point. A rogrottablo Incident occurred during tho gamo, H, AilnmBon
nnd Geo. McQueen' so far forgetting
themselves ns to Indulge In a dlsplny
of flBtcuffB. nccrce Caulfield promptly ordorod tliom off tlio flold. Hosr
mor will now meet lho winner of1 tho
Conl Crook nnd Colomnn tlo In tlio
flnnl, which will tnlco plnco In Fornlo
on Snptomber Mth,
Tlio deciding gnmo In tho LonKiio
compotltlon will Inko plnco nt Michel
todny, llollovuo being tho visitors.
Thlfl gnmo w:ih nrlindulod for July 111,
but Ikilloviio fnlloil to visit Mlchol on
Hint Onto, nml Mm Ungiio Committee
ordorod Um gnmo to lio plnved on
August 24th. Thoro Ib some doubt nn
to tlio llollovuo Club cornplothiR thin
Tho l/wigiio tnblo to dato Ib given
SEALED TENDERS addressed to the
undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for
the Constructfon- of a Breakwater ln
Victoria'Harbour, B. C.'.' will be.received-, at this office-until 4.00 p.m„ on
Thursday. September 6, 1912, for. the
construction of t_ Breakwater at Victoria'Harbour, Victoria, B. C. '
Plans, specification and form of .contract-can be seen and forms of tender
obtained at this Department and at the
offices of ■ W. Henderson, • Resident
Architect, Victoria,.B. C; C. C. Wors-
fold. Esq.. ., District Engineer, New
Westminster. . B. C: J. G.'Slng. Esq.,
District Engineer,.Toronto, Ont; J. L.
Michaud, Esq, District Engineer, Montreal, Que.; A. Decary, Esq., District
li,nglneer. Quebec,,Que.; and on application to the Postmaster at Vancouver,
B.  C. - o
Persons' tendering are notified that
tenders„will .not bo considered unless
made .on the .printed forms supplied,
and , signed, with their- actual'1 signatures, stating their- occupations and
places of residence. - -in the case of
»rms the'actual signature, the.nature
of the occuatlon,. and place, of residence of each member of the firm must
be  given.
-Each tender'must be accompanied by
an accepted cheque on \a> chartered
bank,payable,to the order of the Honourable the Minister of Public .-"Works;'
equal to-ten per cent .(10 p.c.)' of >the
amount of the. tender, which will be
forfeHccL if the_ pexso_n____te_nderin&_7cle___
■ouiie-io- enter- lnto"~a_"c5__tracf' "wlien"
called upon to do so,- or failto complete
the work contracted for. -If the tender be nbt accepted the cheque will be
returned,'   -.       . . - , 4-
The Department does' not bind Itself
to accept the "lowest or ,any, tender.
,  By order, ■      ,        ■,-, *    -   ,
.-;.   "    -;      R. C.  DESROCHERS,   , ''
Department of Public Works, ■      .■"'■■
• .   -   ,' -   . Ottawa/August 8, 1D12.
„^Visp,iPor5 KnA not, »»o paid for this
advertisement if they Insert It without
authority from the Department.—2S963.
K fFofleilleny •
.' '   ,    „ UEGULATIONS    ■
C.OAL minlnp rlghtgof the Domln-
iTTT1?"' IP Mfn.'tob*t Saikatchewan and
w^ft thf Yukon Territory, the North
West Territories and In a port on of
the Province of British Coinmhin mn,.
be leased  for a. term of
'ip!IK npnthy of llu* nvcrnm» imm in tlw utroc* .^MiimjiM.
*  truly nRloundiiifr ami oniinot lio lx-ttcr illuslnit.
..   .-,,..,,,     ,.,   ,L,l   I.I1IHI    ^y   hiH\t"
<><1 thnn flint which ruu-wrM m Kinfr U'mp l'riwn'
Inst week when m:voii men woro oluetrocutfil, hnv-
iiiK heen fmnid tfiiilly «tf murder in Uio first dww,
Vi,})y r-iifJily per cent of the peoplo of tho United
States; as well as of any other state or country, nro
opposed to capital punishment, yet the old Moimifl
lnw, ".\n eye for nn eye, and tooth for a tooth,"
merrily kom on. Why? Just liccauso tho nvor-
ag.. r.iiui ii< ftpitthctie nnd indifferenl. And why
nre thoy indifferent! Just ltcoaiw they do nol
teeoRnfzi. tho tiimhtitcuUil reason why capital jmn.
ishmont k inflicted. Stronc support*rs of cspitsl
pnnfahment simply say "it is n dctorrant," hut
have never Riven it any further consideration.    If
Hitherto ovory form of society has heen hasod,
rr we hiiv<* nlreidi' ivir.»>   /,,, <1w, .i,,t,.r_,n.,; i>
pvcKsinK aud oppressed classos. , Hut in ordor to
oppose a class certain conditions must ho fissured
to it under which it can nt least continue its slnvish
existence, Tho serf, in the period of serfdom,
raised himself to membership in the commune, just
m tho petty bourgeois, under the yoke of few dal ab-
solution, rn«n.ijjf»d fo develop into ft .bourgeois. The
modern laborer, on the contrary, instead of rising
with the progrvsM of industry, sinks deeper and
deeper below the conditions of existence of hU own
class.—-Karl Mar*.
P W L D for agst
M — 12
13 — fl
10 -r 1G
12—, 8
15 — It
Hinmcr   10   0   7   3 7 — 23
Wo uniiorsliiiid tlioro  is  somo
nun. om ent between Coal   Creek
Mlchol ,
fm nio
Coal Creek .0
yeara at an annual rental of 11 an aere!
Not more than 2,600 acres wll be leaned
to one applicant.
Application for a leaie must be made
by the applicant In , person. to the
Asent or Sub-Agont of iho dlatrlet In
wTiioh tho rights applied for uro altuat"
.i1i„8-V,rvSy^d territory the land must bo
described,by sections, or legal sub-divisions of soctlons, and In unBurvoyod
torrltory the traot applied for shall be
Btraic»?h2Wi])5r*ith0 aP?,lottnt hlmsolf.
Baoli upllcation must bo aooompanlod
SSfAftf .2' n ,ThJcJ» wl» be refunded If
Vi.% ^'ffl't" iPP»ed for aro not avallablo,
but not otherwise. A royal ty/shall bd
paid on the merchantable output of tlio
mine at tho rato of five centB por ton.
f,.?.Ifti.p?t,,onA oPefatlnsr the mine shal
_.«S5.'J\iil_0*A8_J.nt*w,,.t» BW0.r« returns
aooountlng for tho full quant ty of mor-
ehantnble coal mined an dpay tho roy-
rii?'t.tl5.00.n,( flt, u,° o0"'1 mining
rlffhts are  not  being operatod,  suan
Snc"ra'yea?.Uld  l0 furn,B,,od « »«""
The lonso will Include tho coal mlslng
SR'iil °.n,y' b".t tl10 l0BB0° maV be "or-
mlttod to purcliaso whatovor available
surface rl«rhts mny bo ooncldored ni-
-1    r* .fMu    '^format on    -...plication
should bo'mado to tho Booretary of tlio
Oppnrlmenl of tlio mtorlor, Q1 fawn, or
" ".nr Awnt or Hub-Agont of nonilS-
Ion   I.ailUN, ,
Deputy Minister of tho Intorlo!'.
_.vi^7rI,nftl"J,01'!?.0(t Publication of thin
ndcoril.omont will not lm palii fnr,
Ulectrlc Restorer for Men
HlOSnllOUOl reilorsi evrynurvn In the body
 j_ 1„ in |,roper tcnjioii 1 roiiorcs
'rMitinl nr., 11 _____ ___,. .... 1 ..11 ..__.!
'.■lm oinl vilHlity. I'rcmiuiifo ilflr»v nn.l nil doxunl
.fl.ii<ilfM nvcrtcil «t once. Vlit)H|,lm«nl W|l
■i.il« vmi niirw iiisii.   |',|-o «:i« l-on.m lv- f«i
■    M_ilMt'i_iiivn.:,)rr.i    1'llriMt.„Wlll.rujr
,■„' 1,fail!'•i'.ji„ .■„,;,
Send Name and Address Today
You Can Have if Free and
Strong and Vigorous; ,
. >,-. a     *'
■ '   , 'V .    ;' ..-•■■':;"-• v.k- -? "'•'v ■'.
I have in'my possession a prescription
'for nervous,, debility, lack ' of-'vigor,
weakened ' manhood, •falling > memory
and lame back, brought on -by excesses, unnatural drains, or the follies, of
youth, that' has cured-so many worn
and nervous' men right in-their"own-
homes—without any additional help or
me'dicine^that I.think;ovary?.man"^ho;-," "
wishes:'to^regain,hls?manly power'an'd ".-..'.
virility, "> quickly ■ and ■ quietly,1, should ;■ ,.."?".
have a copy."-;-7(36 Vhave determined to* ' ''' •
send-a copy.'"   ~sp I.liaveidetcrminedto."    .[
charge.-'in a plain,.'ordtnary,sealed envev'T""
lope.to any,man.who,will write me;f<w;7'.>„-
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'.'This prescription comes from1 a physl-'-, ,,~ ■
clan; who-.has made'a special study of "w',*'
men -and I am convinced It'is tho sur- '" "•
est-actlng. combination for. tha cure of " v- '
deficient.". manhood,: and \ vigor" failure   ■■".; '
ever-put'together, ■   '   »•_.%- .'•'  • -y   -y
'■•Tthink-I.owe it to my fellow man'to.*   ■/'
send them a'copy".In'
'confidence so" that
L who. Is weak-, and
any .man. anywhere i
discouraged ■ with: ^repeated'" failures
may s.top-drugging himself with harm-':,
ful . patent /medicines,   secure, what   I -.
believe ,1s the- quickest-acting "restora- ,
tlve,-unbuilding, SPOT-TOUCHING re- .
medy ever devised;-and so cure himself-
at home quietly andqulckly,. "Just drop -:
me a line like this:   Dr, A.E. Robin- ■'•
son;-4.07 Luck' Building,'Detroit?- Mich..-.
and I  will'send  you  a; copy-1 of,-this-
splendid recipe In.a plain, ordinary en-   ,
velope free of charge.   A great many-'
doctors would charge'$3.00 to ,5.00 for
merely writing out a prescription like
this—but I send it entirely-free.,-    , -,v
To the People of Crows Nest Eass
is now prepared to ship to retailers
as well; as wholesalers, Fruits, aiid
Vegetabies in any qnantitj^ all iii
season. V -    • ■■•   'J'1-';; „   ■■:"•;' •'■;
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In fruits T haye Apple^,.1 P^ms,
Pears,-" eW. that are the best quality:
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, ^Wheii :;Suyii_gfc;'E^its and Vegetables ask your dealer for Lindley's.
Address,A, LINDLEY, Box 27, Creston, B.C.
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The Maple
Coleman, Alta.
Central location, close to
Football grounds and
Tennis Court
When in Coleman give us
n call
Good assortment of candies
and fancy boxes
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and '
•Con it.an uiiM-ciiy OoJemun koIs Dip
polntu In tholr remaining fixture. Thin
U not recorded In tlio nbovo tftblc.
Tlto C. Nf. v. ..ongiio tinv.> decided
to mako applicnilon to the trusteed to
tako over tho Hosmer Shield. Thia
will tw ptoyM for aa a charity conv
petition, tho proceeds for tho pw*-,
«"n. nottton to ko tu the widow at llu»
late Oiven Joinson. Hoi me r, Fernie
and Coal Creok will bo the comwrtl-1
tora. It is sinwrolr hoped that fhuw
xamet will ht> well anpported by th«
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Fernie to . .
Los Angeles
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ON SALE SEPT. 4th, 0th and 6th
Good for Sixty Days
J. S. Thompson, Agt.
P.O. Box 305.   Tel. 161
Do not lot llio grass grow undor
your feot whllo wo supply Lawn
Mowors, Bichloti, (InisB Shonra
nnd Hakes.
Do not lot tho Rrnss dlo far
want of water whllo wo havo a
good ttock of Rubber and Cot*
Ion Hoso; also N'bwlos and
J.D. Quail
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,   ?-T:he"co__imittee.'.i' thi sports on'.La-
bor: Day are busyHccse* days getting
, things-in-trim, ry    -7     '" y'y
- .Is ,your name'on .thev,subscription
. list„yet? iyity'iot. there' never .was"' a.
- better time'than'now?'..- '\ ' "*-,/ 7
'■''.'- The\lo'cal' talent.ia. busy- training;'
•they mean toiannex some of the prize
money? ',■'_?■ 7.7 " ' ' >• '.'
■■, •■ Jaclc.Brown has;Ieft.'.the~cami- for
--Hillcrest/!,   ..'.".     y\\y '■
'■'■.,The mines were'idle here on pay
>   Saturday,     Shortage of cars was the
"The. ladles of'the' Methodist .Church
.held a';social'on Monday evening and
•'had-a few parlor. games.,. They all
,  spent a ■ very enjoyable evening.
.     T. H. Williams-was ,in i town'this
week on his monthly inspection of the
' mines. * 7"      '"       ■,'»•.'
^ Mr.'T. Jarvis, a, brother of J.? F.
Jarvis of the Royal Hotel,-was.on.a
" visit Oiere last week.
- Owing to —-?, WhatI ' the mines
,'liave been idle three day's since last
Saturday.-. Bad. times   ^or' Hosmer
.-now. ■   *;7 ''   \y 7*     • ,»    '"•   "T {\
•■■ Now*ladies, don't forget'the bread-
baking, competition^,'on'   Labor-Day?
;.' All entries to be on view by, ir o'clock
?  at the refreshment,, stand    on .the
■„ grounds'. ->7 >   | .'   '.  . ,'■'':      -A'".
7, All 'who?. Intend ;to ^decorate' for; a
' prize must;h"and In'their? name,to the
.secretary''oh Saturday^ the ,31st Aug.
. Get busy, aiid hunt up all "your decorations?'    '?.-■-' t     '   ,■""''_   i
Big Dance in the bpera. House on
-September 2nd.-A prize waHzlng^com-
. petition on; it -will be a hard'Job spot-
,, ting the winners... .-'-'■
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, ,a_vliss Williams, .otJLllle,^ took ihe
, train'. here • on;- Sunday? night* for Calgary, where-she-is to attend'.the, Nor-'
.mal School.- '"-'■'   ' -•'-,'• y, . V-; „.
;/'' Mr. McClean/ representing -the Western- Fruit Growers'^Association.vvisit--
■ed Frank on Monday."-'  - - •>* t-;' -  ''
"; -Charlie O'Brien. M.' P."P. for Rocky
■■„ Mountain,' ,was., in' town on" Saturday
accompanied- by   J.   W.- Wilkinson,
Western Organizer of the Trades.arid'
Labor Congress of Canada.    Thev intended having, a public meeting in the
'tidll but as it was.pay day and every-'
"body\was busy, they decided to.call
-itoff. y  y.y:■;_,,r .y
'■■' Dr. Ferguson,    Buperlnteadont • of
and Rev.' Beaton, ot Blairmore, were
missions for the Presbyterian Church,
callers In town on Monday.   -
The subject of- Rev. Hunter's ad-
, dress at ..Blairmore last Sunday was
'Hell."    He had a warm subject.
',   Tony Poch has left,A. S. Blals' store
' and his place on tho delivery7rig Is
"taken hy Yaroslov Vysholeda.
Lethbridge Herald Bays: "A party of
young people, chaperoned   by   MrB.
. Dowsltt, spent tho week-end nt Frank,
they were MIbb Cromlln, MIss'Hyden,
MIbb, DowBltt, Mr." Young,'*Mr. York
and Mr. Dowsltt,"     They were tho
' guests of Mrs. J. J. Thomas and roturnod to Lothbridgo on Sunday evening's train.
- Mr. Love moved Id to. town on Mou
day last.
Mr. Vlnet, manager of the Sanator-
lum hero lias resigned bis , position
and will leave the .first of September.
Mr, A, I, Blals has decided to build
a wreliouso In Bellevue in tho noar
Mrs. Donkln and Mrs. M. Murphy,
of Blairmoro, both ' old-timers in
Frank, havo decided to return, and
wero horo on i Tuesday looking for
, Rov. J. G. Bompus, of Colomnn, will
pronch In tho Mothodlst Church horo
on Sundny, nnd Rov, Young will tako
hln plnco In Colomnn.
Gulllmimo Evans, ot ninlrmoro, Ib
lonvlng on Sntudny morning for Rochester, N, Y., to bo tronlcd by Dr.
Mnyt for IiIb foot.
An nccldent occurred In tho Binlr-
mlro roment plnnt whon ,.1. fltownrt
igot hit with a ploco of mnchtnory nnd
. bndly hurt.     IIo wns onrrlod to the
Fnuil. Iloiipltnl at onro.
Tho Qunrtorly Offlolnl Board of the
MethodlBt. Church was held at Mr.
Patmore's homo ln Blairmoro on Tuesday night,
Wo lionr n lot of tnlk thoso dnys
about now IndunlrloB for Fraulc, Tlio
old snioltor building that haB boon
Idle so long hns been bought and will
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Alrrndv ti\t> rrwml V>n? Vrrn rlnltci!
out. nnd ln n short tlmo other propnra-
tions will' start. Then Mark Drumm
talks of hln brick nnd trio plant. He
lias tho mntorlnl nl) right, nnd wo
ffi*n   «*.»*♦/ Mfi    %f*    f*/\fi   1^    •_>#»♦*+ f%rl
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Miss Read, of Taber, who has had a
bad attack of rheumatiim, arrived
here n fow weeks ngo to tako baths
In tho Sanatorium sulphur'' wntor.
When sho arrived sho had to ho carried from tho train to tbo rltr. and
. aftor ono week she was so much butter that she wai able to walk around,
and now «h« Is <jult« recovered,
Jean Fumeaa has rented' tho red
house near the co&] tipple
the 'christening pf r their baby "girl^by
Father • Summay;^'''y " -,. y ■
•' Mr."- Anderson; ;.';of Jiille,: took "the
train here oa Friday night for'Cal-'
gayy,- where lie is' going' to?_work. -   .
'.„-Mr.-Peter-Bryon'left here on the
passenger, on Sunday/on his way home
to'-: the-old-country.-/ Before leaving
he'was .entertained at the!Calabash by
a few"of his friends.and acquaintances when "a good.-time.was enjoyed
until .train time, wlien he left the'depot with the best, wishes of the boys,
all hoping he would have,a good time:
, Miss Paul, returned to Frank Tuesday night from Saskatchewan.- She
is on, her, way, to Fernie, Where she
'awes i»p' the work of Deaconess, •__
takes up the work of Deaconess, in
connection'with the Methodist Chucrh
' Mr. C. :Q'Brien addressed a Jarge
crowd In front of the Union Hotel on
Wednesday night In Frank.    "
The miners of'Frank rfl_..;&_ lo hear
of the death-on Wednesday of a Slavonian man in ihe mine'in BMirmore'l
v.'e understand - by a fall of rock.
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Working conditions continue to .improve in. this district. ' The .big mine
is workng1every day, -and the output
is gradually Increasing. -Qcitea number of new men, are helng hired on.
Some are old-timers ih the.camp,."but
most, of them arev strangers- from the
various camps in the "Pass. _.- .l.-i '
"BoaM Member Harries, "Organizer
Lacky.'and -Big Karl were.' In-Taber
this week. On Monday they drovo^to
Coal City to see*?, what could" be done
in the' way of organizing that camp.
They met with v«ry,poor success as
the class'of. men at Rock Springs
seem to be'satisfied with" their condition , and willing, to. remain,' at the
mercy "'of' the. company.'• However,
they, ^organized ^ one of the' smaller
mines •'and "attached the men to Local
1959., '.".'-.    U wi;,,,   :-..    -r'i" •'
U»t Sunday   a  large  number of
friends gathered at th* homo of Mr. 111.loir In lb* Canada Wait
Wilfrid Carpenter, the oeeaitoti being I known aa the Powell Houio.
Tuesday, ■* International Board
Member Harries" took up a dispute at
the* Canada West, in _, regard to *■ a
teamster's; wages', i. y The' ' company;
It .seems, do riot want^ to ■;pay;the
tihs; place. This is the second case
where a District Officer has had to be
called in. The first case of-the car-
repairer Ib still in the hands of the
District, and is to go before the commission. ' It is to be hoped,,that one
case" will' be enough and that - the j
management of-the Canada West will
pny the "wageB they "'agreed 'on when
the agreement'was signed.,
- A mass meeting of the men'/of the
Canada West .was held on Tuesday
night at the Union Hotel. An eloquent
address waB delivered by Organizer
Lacky on the benefits of organization/
He.related some of hia experiences
ln the unorganized fields of WostVlr-
ginia and Alabama. Tom Harries
was tho' next speakeV, and spoke on
conditions in the, various camps. VTom
is always welcome to Taber and tho
boys can bo relied on. to' turn out to
listen to him, at any. time. Organizer
Thoodorovltch .also spoke.In English
and Slavonian. Karl Is well known
tn this vicinity and if ho would complete his education by learning Hungarian he would be perfect, The
majority of tho.-foreign brothers ln
this camp are Hungarians.
Rod. McEachorn, nn old timer
throughout the' Pass, ls pumpman at
tho big mlno. .Rod is a brother of
Superintendent McEachorn of tho
Dominion Con. Co. of Nova Scotia. Ho
has been away from Nova Scotia for
tlio last olghloon yonra. "Ilo wah a
strong member of tho P. W, A, whon
thnt organization was first, orgnnlzod.
.Tors Stockwood Is working In tho
big mlno.
Harry Brooks has roturnod to tho
mlno as mnchlno runnor aftor four
m on tlm as night .watchman,
A big fnll took plnco In No, 3 West
ontry on WodoiiHilny morning. Tho
motormnn honrd tho tlmbor cracking
ns'h'o wiih Htnrtlng to pull tho full trip
off'tho Innrtlng. Ho did not "wait for
the motor, but wont, Tho motor Is
still tlioro, Tho men came out by
nnotlior rond. A force of mon nro at
work clonrlng up tho rock,
A bnsobnll gnme wns plnyod on Friday l^twci'ii Tiihc-r and n ploked team
from LothbrldRo nnd Mnclcod. Spud
Murphy pitched for tho vlsltorm nnd
MeComna for tho home tonm. A
good game ended In a draw, Score:
Tho Tnbor tenm Journeyed to Bow
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Juiihr linw nf il->:.l j'liict' lo Ihe lone
of Hovrn to flvo. "*
Macieod Football Team plnyod In
Tnbor on flnturday, A god gnmn wns
played, Taber hnd a lend of two gonln
III        l« Yll I.I .* I      _
I'-XHrll -.t^u ___._*»>* U    >bi_. Ufcfi*    4V.". Wk k",'^-i    »
when Macieod scored to good goals
am) ovenod up, Thoy had n strong
tonm and showed somo flno combination play, hut had hard luck when H
camo to shooting. Taber played a
good game and with a little moro practlco will put up a hard lusMo for tho
The Presbyterian people nre build-
a fine new church, north bf tho track.
A K>s!d<.nr« U also being ewtled for
tht pastor,     Fo^ the present be It
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..The new manager of'the Union Hotel is. Charles. Fuchs, 'who.has been
running' a. boarding house-in .-Mitchell
for some time past. He has taken full
poFsession of;the?hotel this"'week "and-
his many friends in .town ?arc/glad to
see him. ' ■,,-'_>.'.'.',■ .
, Raymond Bell and company gave
Heir last'pe.__rii.a_ioc on-Saturday
J'leht and had a lavt.e attendants Af-
ur the shov Uice was a-dunce, win- ii
v.ivattended by'the,local people." A
few-'also came"'from 'Bellevue and
Frank to "trip the light fantaslic?"
The many friends of SUvo Bel'opot-
sky were pleased to sea him return
from Frank Hospital 'where he has
been.laid^up with a broken leg for a
few weeks,' but Is progressing favorably and Will be able to throw his
crutches away'in a few' days. ' N '-
•Sidney 'Thomas, from Pocahontas
arrived in town ori Sundaj'/mon.ing'ft
train/ Some'of-his frlerids""a'nd family met him,in Frank and gave him a
hearty welcome, back. „>. . y
*"Last -Saturday night James Mac-
Fale, W. Ryan and Martin Burke took
in the" fight" at Blairmore, the combatants, being James Burrows and Tapul-
la? James Burrows came off successful, knocking his opponent out„within
57" seconds? from,the start." On returning ?hime'>the horses took fright
near the Sanatorium Bridge and'threw
all the .three out ,of the buggy.- ,.■ J.
MacFale-landed'in the^water.' ' He
ciled:out-for help? an* W. Ryan seeing what danger Jimmy was in, sprung
into, the" water and assisted him "to
terra flrma.*,. W. Ry an asked MacFale
what'hie was.'dolng In the water, and
he made-answer that he was catching-fish..   - ■ , y \ •: '■ ; ,
While a few of the boys were having a; good-time'on Monday one of
them had more money-than he couldv
conveniently handle.-and managed to
lose,$10. -'As,he'was going'on a Visit
to Michel he changed his clothes, but
forgot to change his money, so missing the $10 he,-came to the coriclu?
slori that some one, had'1 taken-/it.
When he changed. his ■ clothes again,'
however, he had' to;change" his mind
and make" apologies, as the missing
money was reposing In the pockets of
-iiioToveraliS. -,?r   S"'.•'--.   •   ■-■-- --'■-■ • -.
Doctor Ross - returned home from
Edmonton Jast""nght. '._The«'c{tizens
are pleased to see'him-at his .post
again.7- .._.•' - -'.-. ', "'• . ■:
"The lawn tennis, courts" are being
well patronized.,. 'yVe are glad to see
so many people' taking advantage of
the sporting opportunities of Hillcrest.
"Mr. Ingram, of Winnipeg, was visiting a few friends In the town and was
much'delighted with the town's ap-
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,vAt the Coal Creek Mothodlst sun
day School picnic on -Wednesday, Aug,
,21st, thero were about "ono hundred
scholars present.' , At 2.15 tho seho
lnrs walked through the High street
to the grounds abovo the football field
accompanied by tho officers and teachers, thoro a good time waB Bpent,
until tea wan roady at 5 o'clock. Tho
children then filled up on sandwiches,
cukes, tea, otc, which was served by
tlio teachers and superintendent, Aftor tea a series of races wero run, tho
winners boing as follows: Primary
Class (girls)—1, Lizzie Foason; 2,
M, Rogers; 3, Nolllo Wosnodgo.
Primary (hoys)-—!, Robt. McCort; 2
Wm, Puckey; 3, Goo. Oakley,
Junior (girls)—1, Mabel Mlchol; 2,
Ivy Drow; 3, Violet Drow,
'Junior (boys)—1, Jno, Gibson;    2,
Jno. Buchanan; 3, Robt. Joyco.
Sonlr (girls)— 1, Ivy Puckey;; 2,
Majorlo Michel; I), Jonnlo Joyco.
Senior (hoys)—1, Jno, Nowhory; 3,
Haydon Evans,
Oranges wero distributed, and cnn-
<llon for the smaller children. All
wont homo nt 8 p.m., woll sntlsflod
with lho dny.
Hntunliiy Inst bolng pny night n
Inrgo numbor of CcenKitos pnrlook of
tlio plonHiiroB thnt Fernio offers,
Tlio foothnll club Joumoyod to Colo-
mini ou Snturdny hint to decide positions In tho Mutz Cup compotltlon,
Tho buys had to bo sntlBflod with a
draw. Pull together, boys, tho Lip-
linrdt Cup Is still wnltlng for a partner on tho bar.
Whnt was tho trouble, Harry, tlmt
you didn't know whoro RIvovbIiJo Avo.
wns located,    Guess you know now?
tm. i-wf u.iniuvia ui .in-- fjtu . *--io.
lmvr wn'rkpfl llkr- Tro.JHi'.' on Vi'3..'.3I cl
lho roncort held on Thurad.iy.
A vory serious accident, ending fa-
tnlly, occurred In No. 3 Mlno on Monday shortly before tho nfternoon nhlft
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being caught by a trip of curs bronk-
lng awoy on tho Incline. The poor
follow was unnblo to got dear. His
wlfo has only heen out hero a few
weeks, and tho sympathies of all go
to her In her trouble.
Mr and Mrs, Newberry deslw to
thank tho resident* for th" avmp.n.hv
»howti Ihem during their sad bereavement.
Billy Co.1*U U layin* off with a
lacerated foot In consequence of a
cave-In In the plac« he wax working
-No. 1 Eait.
H. J. Atkinson,' eihployed at No. 1'
South.is'suffering with a.bruised leg.'
Jimmy Logan had a wire runsinto
his foot "on the 20th? ' •'
Miss Whitmore, formerly . of 'the
Hospital nursing ,'staff, is spending a
few days' in the. camp, -the guest of
Mr'and Mrs. Edward Powell. \ "
■ Jack Dooley blew - into. camp ,on
Wednesday. He reports having hsd
a""good time'down the Pass.
Mrs. Hilton, of Welsh Camp, was admitted Into hospital on Sunday night
last. She is reported to he doing
very well.     :      - ,
Howard Buchanan returned ' home
from hospital this week. '   •
Frank Barker, is laying ,off with a
severe attack of la-grlppe. We" hope
to see you knocking' around soon,
Frank. .       '     ,  •,
We'expect .seeing.} some big game
brought, Into camp "now that Jack, has
got avnew gun.,- '■Never go without
salt, Jack. -       ''.,'' !
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The mines here are so busy, that the
company'desired the,men -.to    start
work at 4 a.m. and quit at 12a.m.)3as
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the "mines - had' orders to 1 run every
day so that those desirous., of /taking
in the fair which is. being held ,in
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Henderson'Park all .this week, might'
do so, but the men decided to work
as usual, and those .wishing to take
In the fair must do so at their own
discretion.'' •   ) ■
Bro. Bind ditto Mario, an Austrian,
met with' a painful accident on Friday,
16th inst.,' his leg being broken albove
the knee. '.. He has a wife and;child
in Austria.- ■ -       -.-     "... ■'
John Tomasko has' been confined tp
his room for some?time ori account of
illness. ''''..,_>','._.
The death occurred in the home of
Bro.' Mike Legersky, William Street,
of their son.'- _, ,/>,        „       °
Louis Trevallia". and Bale Bagas,
who have Been home' spending a holiday near Purple,. Springs, have again
started to work iri the. mines.       ';,,
.The Trades, and.Labor"Council hav-
September 2rid/-in. Lethbridge, a com?
mittee has' been appointed to. solicit
the business men for. subscriptions in
order to'give "tho .boys a good time,
and a good days', import, and,to make
the; day as successful as heretofore
The" Municipal Railway .was set lu
operation'on Saturday afternoon at
5.30 p".m.'; carrying the civic fathers-
b'pd, representative of. the business
men tnd.'the.executive of the,Trades
end Labor CoincJl, who had nn invltn-
t*cp from .Mr. Held, superintendent
of the electrical system, lt certainly
Is an acquisition to the city of Lethbridge of which the' public Ib taken
full. advantage, as shown by the receipts and the overcrowding of the
limited number of cars at hand.,
Mr? J. W. Wilkinson, Presldenfof
tho'B. C Federation of Labor, arrived
In tho city today (Wednesday). Mcot-
lngshave been arranged as follows:
Miners' Hall, Wednesday 21st; Labor
Temple, Thursday, 22nd. Mr. Wilkinson will address the workers on tbe
necessity ot organization on tho Indus-
triil field.
troyed -their home,.and outbuildings
near Passburg on/the 19th inst. A
subscription list has been opened, by
the boys in town, and it is hoped that
a .substanial sum'will be raised in
their behalf. >" .    •   <
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The Top Notchers dropped off
Thursday night's passenger and started in to renew , old acquaintances.
The' following morning -Tea> took up
his lesidenco In the Government cooler He appeared the* same day in
front. of Magistrate' Burns and was
given the choice of an ,hour to leave
town or a Government position for.
six months at Nelson*. ' Needless to
say he .accepted the first of tho two
options?,.- ' , > ■
We are glad to learn of the rapid
strides towards recovery of Thos? Bay-
butt and„. Hermon Elmer, who both
had their legs fractured Jn the mines
here. . "'   , ' . •  , „
Wm." KoelMng Is now seen behind
the bar of the,Kootenay Hotel. ' Bill
is only there for a few days, taking
the place of Cris Maurer, who Is on
a business trip,to Spokane. <
■ The members of the Michel v and
District Anglers Association fished
their annual' competition up the Elk
R.'ver Sunday last.' The catchc3'madc--
w«re nol large cwing to tha fa.'; that
a large number of natural* flies were
floating down ;he rlyer, ah) the time
set for fishing was rather late and the
fls.i were fed up.,- However, notwithstanding .the .following eventually succeeded, in capturing a few of the w'.ley
ones:    George Wilde, first, witli 7 lbs.
13 oz.;'Frank Carpenter,"second, with
5 lbs., 10 oz.; Thos.'Yates, third," with
5 lbs.; Albert" Yates, fourth, with 3 lbs.
10 oz.;  Jas.p Davy, fifth, with :' lbs.
14 oz.; Evan_ Jones, sixth, with 2 lbs.
4-oz. A special prize of ton-dollars
was also given for the heaviest fish
caught, which'was/woi by George
Wilde with a fish weighing one pound
thirteen ounces. The Association wish
toQ thank the following persons for
kindly donating prlies: Thomas Crahan,/, Pete ;Zoratti, "George " Fisher.
Everyone'reports-having had an excellent' outing, and those who did not
-catclufish^caught,Iots-of-the-E!k—Valley beer. ■■-■'.'„
,, We are glad to know that the report
going around that Wm. Crulckshanks
was dead,is not true. Bill was-in town
the other day,.arid .says he Is .worth
fifty dead men yet.      .
A. Williams, an old-time'resident of
Michel, now representing the -Rand
Drill Compnny, Is a visitor hero this
week." y;
• Bob Taylor, has resigned his posi-'
tlon as, .mixologist in tho - Kootenay
Hotel and left for Bellevue. .
Tlie prizes given by Thos Hampton
on the, bowling allies wero won by
Charles Fuches at five pins with rt
score of 52, and Wm. Koelllng at ten
pins with a score of 230.
Richard Beard has left camp and
gone tb Bellevue, whoro he Intends 'o
try for. work.     Good luck, Dick.
Charlie Fuchs;' tho all-round man of
the Kootenay Hotel, has taken over
tho,Hotel'.at HUlcrost Wo wish
Chorllo ovory success In his undertaking nnd may he prosper. *
Bill Porter has taken up his abode
Continued on noxt pngo 7   . ■
Canmoro Nows on pago 8
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Mr nnd Mrs, R. Mitchell woro weekend visitors to Fernio,
Mr. 13. T," Fltzslmmons was a ninlrmoro vUltor on Sunday,
Mrs, I), Cnmeron was visiting with
frlonds In Colomnn on Sunday.
- Mr. L, C, StoveiiB wan a business
visitor to Tnbor lust wook-ond.
Mrs. Goo, Hopo nnd. daughter nro
visiting with friends in Lothbridgo
this week.
Mr. Bon llornnyl gavo a pink ton
to flonio of the boj'H on Sundny which
wns very much npproclntod,
Tho now Hchool Is pnintlcally com-
plotod nnd lho hoys nro contemplating holding a social nnd dnnco when
tho school opens.
Tho new C, I', ll. depot horo Ib minr-
lng completion, nud Is oxpocled to bo
.finished In tho courHO of n week or no.
Two litrno HyndlcittoH havo a buin'h
of mon developing Homo conl nivnH
on lho North Fork of tho Old Mnn
lllvcr, ii ml another gang nro ut work
on lho South Fork on dnvolopmont
work nlso. Dnrno rumor has It that
ono ui un,--.. _i. inut'it(*,-M Mia-iius put-
J.y .',',' it /<«.■♦; kj- iiil.V.oii .Jv/.t1.-.'
plant on their property In tho ii^r
Snturdny wns pny day hero nnd tho
pny roll was much lnrgor thnn whnt
l\    k.nr,    UVVu     kkj.     liJ-i.'C     t.Uiv. i .,-_.
mlnos still continue to work atcndlly.
nnd hy tho wny things aro going noxt
months' pny roll should bo oven hotter
thnn l.iBt months'.
Undo Ujlly Is causing qulto a little
rommotlon fn town theso days by his
roping exploit* on "Blule." Uncle is
flEriirlnir on jrolnir to the 8t«mp.-/lft in
CnlKury and says he will ahow theso
tenderfoots "summat"
Much sympathy la folt In town for
Mr and Mr*. P. McQuIrc In tlwilr re-
fynt lotts of their daughter who t?a«
burned to death In tho flra which dea-
Montreal ls the largest olty In tho
Dominion with a population of -Ithv
,107; Toronto Is second with 37(1,-
2-10; Winnipeg standB' third with a
population, according to tho census
flguros, *of 135,430; Vnncouvor follows with 100,3,13, nnd Ottawa stands
fifth wlthHO,3IO. Hnmllton hns SI,-
879, nnd Quebec 78,007. All othor nit-
Iob in Cnnndn hnvo n population loss
than iiO.OOO.
Somo 200 working mon nro Incur-
coratnd In tho filthy Jnlls of British
Columbia for no othor crlmo Ihnn
striking ngultiHt rondltlonn Imposed by
Hlnvo-hordliig rnilwny contractors.
ThOrankWirie & Spirit Co.
-    " .    - . Wholesale Dealers in ' fi    •
Wines, Liquors and
■   ; Phone 83, Frank, Alta.
Stephen T. Humble
Dealer, in
Hardware, Stoves & Ranges
Fancy Goods and Stationery .
BELLEVUE -. "Alberta
Dealer In   ' a    , ■■
Dry Goods,   Boots & Shoes
Men's Furnishings
Groceries   Fruits, Flour  &   Feed
Hardware, Tinwar^Etc.
Best   Goods    at   r^oivest   Prices
Hardware and Furniture^
-   We have the largest and most up-to-date
Hardware and Furniture Stock
^      ... ih tlie Pass.    Everything in,     '■-•--    -
Stoves and Ranges
Granite & Enamelware
Furniture >. <
Carpets and Rugs
Plumbing and Heating.   . Special Attention to Mail Orders
. /Crow's Nest Pass Hardware Co., Limited
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Phone 7      FRANK, Alta,     P.O. Box 90
Slater   Shoes
Wo have just opened our large spring shipment of of these famous shoes and have the        „
best rango of $4.00, ,$5, and $6 shoes ever
shown in Hosmor.   Soo tho now stylos displayed this week in south window.
A.   MILLS   As   SON
SI* c»
Grand Union Hotel
Best of Accommodation
We cater to the workingman's trade
G, A. CLAIR ,•-: Proprietor
Hillcrest  Co-Operatiwe
Society $ XJj^itccL
Groceries,  Dry Goods, and Genera,!  Merchandise
i ae reopies More
Owned by
the People
Managed by
the People
For the Benefit
of the People
uui  a ay  i-fciy
Swifts Premium Bacon -
Canned Pumpkins
Raspberry Vinegar - -
Roses Lime Juice, pts. -
Orange Meat   -    - -
Preserving Kettles - -
A few B. C. Potatoes on hand, these have all
been picked over, per sack $2.00
All Profits Divided Amongst Customer's
t?* JU   _«,   A4«l«
- Per lb. 30c
3 cans 50c
- Per bottie 30c
- "    "    30c
- 3pkg's35c
each $1.25
tm '.*-*;'.
Found in the
Crows Nest Pass
Wm. Fernie, the Pioneer
By B. Jacobs
Having occasion last month to look
up some Information concerning the
beginnings of some of the more important mines of the province I happened ,011, a paper, in the Journal of
the' Canadian Mining Institute for
3901, and from it made tho following
excerpt, which I afterwards referred
to Mr. William Fernie 'for his confirmation of some of the statements
therein affecting himself. As it will
most likely interest many readers of
the Province, to have placed before them this little bit - of mining
history, I submit it herewith."
• Dr. George M. Dawson, director
of the Geological Survey of panada,
was the first authority "to recognize
the value and possibilities of these
coal areas. He,passed through the
country in 1881, and although there
■was only time'for a cursory examina-'
tion, his keen, perception and intuitive scientific'genuis enabled him to
prepare a monograph, the accuracy of
which has been, fully established by
the subsequent detailed surveys.
"But while Dr. Dawson may be
called the scientific pioneer, of, the
,,Crows Nest Pass, and the first to
realize.its enormous importance and
value) it is right to here , lender a
meed of■ praise to the men who first
discovered the existence'of coal and,
especially, to the one "- man whose
name is most intimately associated
with this district. It was in the late
seventies that Mr. William Fernie, in
company with his brother, while prospecting near Martyn Creek for gold
first noticed coal float in the,bed of
the streams, and was led by this ,to
make a more careful examination of
the steep mountain-sides, and finally
to discover'at-an elevation of about
6000 feet the outcrop of a 30-foot
seam of coal. Although "this was Mr.
Fernie's'first experience- in dealing
with, anythingv,but the precious minerals, he was shrewd enough to conclude that it might be"'a find of considerable importance,' and from that
date until 1896, when the Crows' Nest
Pass Coal Company was'formed, with,
Mr. Fernie as one-of its directors, in
season and out of <■ season,'," through
good and evil report, in tho face of
opposition—which at times threatened to swamp the undertaking—he
never ceased to labor and, scheme" for
thc building of a railway and the'development of tlio mines; devoting all
his .time and pledging Ills last dollar;
and it is only a fair tributo to his
British pluck and energy to; say, that
but, for the tenacity and ability with
whioh he clung to his pet scheme,
there would probably not have been
either a Crows Nest Railway or coal
mine today. Mr: Fernie has had a remarkable career, of which this, possibly the most Important coal project
in the world; Is a fitting climax. The
Son of an- English county doctor, educated , and trained to follow his ■ father's profession, at 20 he ran away to
sea, sailed a nearly round 'the world,
reached San Francisco in the earty
fifties,' became a gold-miner there,
and, subsequently in British Columbia ; being one of the earliest pioneers
of the Fraser River placer mining,
and afterwards going with the' rush
into the Cariboo and Cassiar .country.
Attracting public attention he became
gold commissioner and. government
agent, anchfor some years ruled the
Indians and-miners with a rod of iron
in the Fort Steele division of . East
Kootenay, winding up his career in
connection with the Crows Nest coal
areas. 'Today at 65 years of age he
has retired to enjoy a. well-earned
rest, and it is some satisfaction , to
know that the reward of his industry
lias-furnished him with'ample me_n3
to do, so."
Mr. Fernie's reply. to my ^enquiry
contains the following information:
','Dr. Dawson's first visit to the Crows
Nest Pass was in either 1880 or 1881.
I was at the time government agent
and gold commissioner at Wild'Horse
Creek, East Kootenay, and Dr. -Dawson came to,the government office
there and spent a, day.'with me. I had
in 'the office some coal from the Crows
Nest Pass, and when, the doctor saw it
he enquired * where. 1 'got iC from^and
said that be had'riot found any. .coal
like that in.the,.Pass.' ^It'.waYinlSST
that I first went'in there to prospect
for the seams, knowing'the coal .".was
there, and* I was not looking for1 gold
or other precious mineral." .The Crows
Nest Coal Company was formed in-
Victoria prior- to-my starting" for the-
Pass'to prospect, for coal, and" I was
not accompanied by my brother, but
had with"me two hired men.'' '
, "It wason,a later trip through the
Pass ?that 'Dr.. Dawson recognized
there was so much coal there? • His
first trip was too hurried, and he did
not,take time for a thorough examination., ' - l y ' °
' "In regard to my personal career,
the .errors in the excerpt you have
sent' me are many. <■■ I did not run
away to go to sea;- but was apprenticed by my father" to a Capta.n Godfrey, in the employ of Marshall and
Elderidge, of Fenchurch ■ Street, I_on-
don, I went out in a ship called the
Statesman to Melbourne,'Australia,
and then'hearing of the gold diggings
and not being In love with a,sea-faring life, I ran away, and subsequently
went to the mines on the Turon River,
near Bathurst, In New .South Wales,
aud not to Bendtgo, which was in the
Colony of Victoria. * •
"1 never was at Cariboo, but spSnt
my time in the Kootenay and ad-
jacent territory close to the boundary
"I never saw, nor until now, heard
of the paper you quote • from, and
which you tell me was read before
the Canadian Mining Institute in
1901." '      - ,
-   sy--   .rixiiysyyyy    ^ y^:mi-iX^y:
. ; ,- /-CONTINUED FROMbPREViqUS'rFAGE .« -'  <.
Nowhere in the Pass can be
found In such a display of
We have the best money
can buy of Beef, Pork, Mutton, Veal, Poultry, Butter,
Eggs, Fish, "Imperaior Hams
and Bacon" Lard, Sausages,
Welners and Sauer Kraut.
Calgary Cattle Go.
Phone 56
A Flash of
Ih Just ns likely to Htrlko
tho Iiouho of tlio unltiHUrod
mnn ub that of IiIh moro pro-
dent nolnlibor. No building
In Immune.
Better Have
Us insure
you and lmvc    a   llfjUtnlug'
cIiiuho iilliichoil to tlio policy,
Tlion you noodn't worry Avery
tlmo tlioro Is a thunderstorm.
Solo Agent for Fornlo
Cigar Store
Wholesale and Retail .,
Barber Shop
Shoe Shine
Billiards and Pool
Coffee and Sandwich'
Hazelwoocl Buttermilk
Victoria Avonuo
FERNIE, B.C.       Phono 34
K.   W.   WWDOWflON, Awaycr »n_l
Chemlit. nox C U0I. Neluon, JB. C
Chanfen:—Gold, Oliver, I_*»d or Copper.
11 <-_,_.», <lo!d•Silver, or 8llv»r-U*_l,
|i,to, T'rlMn for athor mntatm Cont,
cement, Fireclay __i.tlyi._s on appllcu.
The lsr««»t cuutom essay office
ttU_t- CMaMM*.
Livery, Feed
and Sale Stables
First class Honei for 8«lo,    £
BiJVR Horni"* on r.nmmlitnn     #
Goorgo Barton    Phono 78
Labor Conditions in France
'Interview with President of,Labor
Au Interview with Rivelli,' of ' the
French General Confederation of Labor, who is the leader of the present
national strikeof French seamen, produces some interesting information,
"There can be.no mistake in t{jis being a genertl strike," he said.. "Tlw
five ports' closed up—Marseilles. Bordeaux, Dunkerque, St. Nazaire and.
Havre—are. the key, ports to France.
And I feel especially that it is also.a
real revolutionary • effort directed, toward' strengthening the economic
power of "the workers against ;.heir
exploiters—a matter beside-which a
few francs more salary serves only to
'ring'up "the curtain. . ., -v
-"By.Itself,"however, the question of
the salaries of French seamen is a
shameful injustice; For 12 years
while food, clothing and all other staples have been mounting sky high, the
wages of French mariners, have beer,
absolutely stationary. °,Greasers, trimmers," and other unskilled laborers get
while novices and apprentices get'as
low as $1.50 and"$2. So with'wheat
having,?increased in price by 50 per
cent, since our last rise, clothin.. by
an even greater proportion,, and other
staples similarly, it is not a bit of an
exaggeration to say that'the majority
of French merchant sailors barely pet
enough, to keep their families from
starvation. , •
"It was at tho "Vernier Coogvess
that we finally decided to bring this
matter to a.head, "tyo drafted ,i,li.:t
of demands and submitted them «o the
\r_Bters' Shipping Fe.leiation — .hoy
wero unconditionally Refused, "Tlio
'armatoure' treated us to a dona of
Ihe high and mighty attitude you know
so well ln England;' tiiey exasperated
tho men so thnt a -strike was .".bsclu-
tely,Inevitable. It came on July 10.
when the sailors on tho beautiful leviathan 'La Franco of tho Compngnlo
Tntnsatlantlqo struck at Havre, 'La
Franco* Is still thore, by the way. That
was tho signal, and tho strlko spread
rapidly to tho four other ports from
which lho Ronornl strlko Is now dl
"Tho altitude of tho Govornmont line
boon ..thoroughly Ignoble, At this moment moro than thirty ships nro belli.,' navigated hy nnvnl nmrlneH furnished ns strlko bi-oiilcors by tho Radical govornmont. Tho Ministry has
doclurod from llio Tribune that thoy
hnvo taken this Htop to 'mnlntaln'tlio
publlo Horvlco,' but Is perfectly clear
tlmt tliey linvo ii Bocrot onUmto cor-
dliile with our Kronen Lord Duvou-
port, ChnrloH Houx, For liiHtunco, tlio
lnw of I SSI explicitly gives to the seamen of our mornantllo mnrlno tlio
right to Btrlko. And yot seoroH of' our
fomrn.lcH havo been punished for UiIh
vory offonco, and aro sorvlng ono
montli, six wcokn and even two months
In gaol.
"It Is Uio innrlllmo court which linn
proved our worst onomy. Tho _irt.nl-
dont of this court Ih tlio comptroller
of mnrlno enlistment In tho port, who
Is directly undor tho Ministry of Marino..."
at House 74.?'ahd is now.baching. ;If
you require-a-.good "square,",, go" to
him aiid he'h,accomodate, j'ou.-^Beefsteak, ham and eggs,' eggs straight?: up
or any old'thing you like?-' But,-beware of his mulligans!' ■-' ■ !_/ y.;
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Saturday was pay day here, -and
everyone' was - looking happy,' especially the business people, as-they get
most- of the money« when pay ' day
comes .around.       ,  , -.   >  •
Tho Local Union was,- addressed
here on Friday night by' Bro." "Wilkinson, organizer for the Trade's and Labor Congress of Canada, and president
of the B. C.-',E.ederation'6f Labor: He
gave'an able'and Instructive lecture
on the advantages of international unionism and pointed out very plainly
the progress which is" being made towards that end.** He also urged the
necessity of sending a delegate to the'
next convention, of ; the Congress
which meets'' in Guelph, Ont., on September 9 thy •'   ■  .
President C. Stubbs was'a-visitor
here" for'the week-end. ;He is looking
fine!,and is as busy as, a bee looking"
after the interests pf the men throughout the District. ' '."'■* y
There is.quite a number, of visitors
in Coleman.these days, and.thetown
presents a' busy appearance.' ■ '.- •
There is_a'gang of men at work'on
the Government telephone line."-They
are^ extending it. from'Blairmore to
Coleman • and it will no doubt. give a
better service than'the, old one. ' '
We understand that Win. Graham,
secretary ' for Coleman , Local Union,
has received'the' appointment of justice of the peace.-, -Good for you, Bill!5
We hope, you "will deal out justice to
those,?whom you get up against., 7 If
you ,do your duty fair and> square the
men of this town will stknd by you-
sis they have done in the past?, . ':
The Raymond Bell Opera Company
is booked .here for August 22nd, 23rd
and 24th, three nights,' presenting on
the'first night'"Thorns"and Orange
Blossoms.".--,,'7 ,' ."' -, " '.,'
The stork paid-a visit to tlie house,
of Mr. and, Mrs. Malcoln Morrison
and left a fine big baby .boy. ,'Mother
and child, are doing well. .
' Alex., Eastchi has installed ,-a gaso-'
line" engine in connection with his ice
cream.'iparlor,and bakery, as business
is'increasing so? fast that he could not
visiting in Fernie.this week-end/and
returned home ''on ''.Monday; night's
local. .'.V'V'"'    7'-'?''?> ; r^
There was a,bYg^cro\.dwof7spbrts;at
Blairmore. oik .Saturday i_ight\tci,'''see
the fight between "Jim ^ Burrows' and
Sam Tapella. "y • 77-.}} . ''^,y ,-
7'Mrs. Geo.'Goodwin was. visiting ,at
Blairmore on Saturday'night;v7.,s ...
The new silver-plated double B bass
has arrived for the Bellevue" Band this
week. It was~manufactured'?!)/-the
Beautia Company of Indiana? U. S.'A?,
and James Turner'is the happy possessor.   •       ■. 7   ■ "■"•  7, ''""
Mrs. A. Burcey, bf Fernie, lis visiting
in Bellevue, the guest of'Mr'and-Mrs
James Cousens, •" . " • ■ V\ ?. . .
Tho Bellevue Band gave an open-air
concert on-Sunday, .evening to a. large
crowd, " They, rendered a,good program of music which was much appreciated.
. Some of v the men .around Beilovue
are getting good to' their wives these
days. They were • seen in the washtub this week.    '   "" ' .        " 7 ,   .
Mr and Mrs: George '■ Bateman ' and
daughter were away visiting at?Cole-
nwm on Sunday last, returning home
by the local at night. ' _
. J. W. Bennett was visiting in Bellevue'on .Sunday" last? . ' ,' ,  .
Comrade C. M. O'Brien was.yislting
in Bellevue this,, week-end.''       •.,-- ■'.
'Mr. George Walters was visiting, in
Bellevue oh Saturday and Sunday last.
On .Sunday night ^Comrade' J. -W.
Wilkinson,, organizer .'for   Canadian
Trade and Labor Congress, < was' the
chief speaker,), and dealt with;.labor
conditions ai the coast.   He gave his
listeners some' good interesting talks,1'
and everybody!, left "well satisfied.'.,,
- Mrs, McKay, Mrs. G. .W. Goodwin,
Mr. G. Cousins,,Mrs. A. Goodwin and
Mrs. A. Burcy were visiting in'Blairmore on ' Tuesday. 3, ' They    returned
home on the' passenger at noon."
.The steam.shovel at, the Bellevue.
Mine broke oh. Monday morning and a
lot of men had to come. again. - V
. There was a. Hungarian miner hurt
at'BellevuV'No. 1 Mine on Monday last
while following his occupation. . , -
7 "Miss M'arycMcDonald, of Blairmore,
was. visiting in Bellevue on; Monday
Iait.. _ ;v,   ■ .  "' ' .a .., 7 ""•
' ' '.' SOLD EVERYWHERE ■? -?
lupplyTheTdemand.- !7Tre~has'^alsd opened up'a. restaurant and anyone feeling hungry just, call' on Alex: and he
can satisfy the inner man.
Coal Creek Football team came
down on Saturday last- to play Coleman for the Cup tie.»' The game, was
called at 6.15 p.m., and the boys got
down to good playing on both sides.
Not a' goal -was scored on either side.
Coleman will play Coal Creek on their,
own grounds on August 24th.
: The little son of J. O. C. McDonald
met'.with a bad accident while playing
outside his homo,by falling'on a piece
of iron on' his face and nearly severing hisnose. The doctor was called
in and" attended tb tho wound, which
required several stitches beforo it
could bo bandaged up.
Hector Nicholson passed through on
Saturday's local on his way- to Fernie,
whero his pnronts' aro. '' Ho came
from Springfield, N, D., on the*harvest
t^ain, which loft there on tho'12th of
Adjust, _
A Grant, U.N.W.M.P,, who has been
to Lolhbrldgo to undorgo nn operation
for appondtcltus, returned Tuesday
night nnd Is looking nono the worn
for his stay ln tho hospital.'
Mrs. Gordon McDonald prrlved hero
on Sunday morning's . train from
Prlnco Edward Island, to Join hor liuH'
band, who lias boon horo for 9omo
Mr. Joseph Chambers, who haB
boon residing horo, has movod to
l-ollovuo, whole he linn Bocurod a position with tho Wost Cnnadlnn Conl
Misses Anna and.Nolllo Gregory
wero, visitors to lllnlnnoro on Tiioh-
dny, returning by tho ovenlng train,
labor, so beautifully dressed, so 'com-
fortably and beautifully,dressed that
we have stopped calling, it labor,'",. It
think that, in spite bf outbreaks of ex-
has even'gone so" far as to change its
name and.to deny that it is labor, lo
refuse even -to' acknowledge any relationship with labor. For this, denial we
ought, not to censure capital. It merely displays very common human weakness. We all know how'uncomfortable
rich people, can be" made by their poor
relatives," how theyv can be put to
shame. - -And, in defense of capital,
it should, ba borne in mind tliat labor
has not been appreciative of the relation either. Often it acts as if It did
not realize that it was'the very life of
capital. *".,,..',.'■. .- - ' ,"
, "The. truth is that the difference between capital'and labor- is^only a difference? in.manners. .Some' people
treme, rudeness, the manners'of labor
are better. ■ They -say;/that capital,
instead .of. being openly rude, .can bo
haughty and covertely malicious vand
cruel,^"eveh.murderous. \ '■
"But there'is-one. great "virtue in
capital that ought to be appreciated
and held up, before labor as- an example and?an inspiration/ Capital"stands
by its own. It has a wonderful solidarity. ' All over the world the friends
of "labor are clamoring: for .the rights
bf labor. They are giving expression
tb profound; human sympathy. ' '-And
yet of solidarity they 7 know nothing.
Many don't seem to valuo It or even
to thihk.bf it.' In spite of their devotion' to what, they believe "to be'the
t '-"■"' ' '     ' '        ' '"s "'"'' "'
Ily advertising you cilncate tlio .nib-
He ub lo who you nre, whoro you aro,
und what you huv« to offer In Hii. wny
of skill, tnlo.it or goods, Tho mnn In
thoKo modem dnys who does not nd-
vortl*"n tn nnlv Ivilf itlvn <\n,\ in *r
llttlo un*. to tho rnmu.ut.Uv in which i
ho toddlos around to Hnvo rlrtlnn In a
Every convenience and comfort, Jutt
Ilka being at horn*.   Onii block
from Pott Office.   Centrally located
H. A. WILKES,  -  Proprietor
PELLAT AVE.    *    •    •    FERNI*.
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MIhs Lynda Cooper, of Cowley, Is
vIhUIdk In llollovuo, tlio Rijeat of Mr,
Stephen Humble.
Jiimefl Iloylo wns Bll(_l.tly Injured
while following hio occupation nt No,
2 Mine, llnllovuo, Tuesday Inst.
Mlko Uoflu, who liafl'hoon v.Blllna
on the prairie'for some tlmo past, roturnod to en nip on Thursday laBt.
Tlio Hollo Opera Company Ib fix
town this weok In tho Soclnllst Hnll,
tno piny on Thursday. night bolng
"Mi i7nu'i_ from Mw iorli."
.MIhs .Haiti was In town this weok
•"'rving In ihe More, Sn Iho absence
of Wallace l.nhiov,
JnmoH Ilurlco conducted a plculclng
ii<i-i> id l-uiiiHireck on tiunday Iiim.
Incy reiioit a good tune.
Krlilny wn» pny day a4 tho llollevuo
Mlno and things nro' autto Hvoly
around town this week-end.
Somo of tho llollovuo boya woro at
Mnr.eo.j on hiialncflc on Wednesday
Inst ond returned homo at night.
Mm. flcrhcil Noble waa vlaltinc lu
Form on Sunday, Jail and returned
homo on tho local-Sunday night.
Alr», W. floodwln wn» at Dlalnnow
on business satnrdar nfltht.
Mra. G_«ixe Darey and family were
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"~~Dffi"*TTlcEaraT has/left-CorblK~for"
Victoria to try his,luck. ' Good luck
to0you,,;Dan'."' .,,' ' '       .'    \    "-   •;  .
International Board- Member Harries, along with Mr.-Lackey, from Indiana,, were in this camp' addressing
the,boys. We hope the members will
pay particular attention to the lecture
given them.        j       '.-.-'.-
Quite a number of the boys are
quitting owing to idle time again, but
wo will see-them all back1 in Corbl.i
agnin. ti    „    ',.
•A 'certain inaividual In- this burg
failed to meet the train one night and
missed'a'good thing. -My, but .v.e
how ho .smiled the following mp-nlni;,
Hurry back, Tom. Even-Billio W—
Is anxious, to ■ see you again, Tom.
Mrs.' Macdonaid and son were vlsl-
toui to Fernie.    '
Seo how Franlf gets along now,   all
kinds of luxuries coming his way.  -
,   Who ate all tho chocolates at the
birthday pnrty?
Mrs. McLean, is out for the weekend to" Michel.
Wo soo Mltos having a look around
horo. ,r Ho roports things pretty quiot
at the Flathead,
Alas! poor Mnry Ann. has loft Corbln for   good.   ' No ' moro   sleepless
nights - for poor Blllie,   Jack, also,
take noto., \
My! boo how ho scans tho faces of
all tho p'nssongors. But ho found
him nt last, Carry your bag, please?
You aro certainly having a good tlmo!
Mao was ln Fornlo for tho weekend inking In tho sights,
causo of .justice,' they.find "plenty of
time to quarrel   among   themselves." ,
Sometimes the-"causes are ,so absurd :
as to, appear , almost unreal.-     They ■
are like' those fantastic disputes of -
the medieval philosophers about mat-u
ters that have existence only in'the ',
imagination.    .To. hear some of the
friends of labor talk about one another is one of,the most disheartening, ex-
pcriences.in the world.- It shows how
much people will-sacrifice, even peo- ■
pie with generous'aspirations,"for.the '
sakeof their own opinions.-,    y      '""
"We never hear, capitalists  fighting one another for the sake of opinions? -   Never.  -  They' know better.
They know that- there Is' something
vastly more important to them than
their opinions—- their' power, and all .*
that their power brings '.them In :,thef'
!way: of advantage over their    poor, a
blood-relative? labor..    , 7     '7 7
"And yet,v between  capital arid labor there is no comparison in natural
advantage.""1 It is all on the side of
labor? ? Its friends > haye  everything, ■
The world is theirs."   They'need only '
reach out'-their-hands.'     But'when _
they "do reach but their handB- it is to,
grapple wi.th.one,another, to wrestle,
to,create strife of.the most distract?.,
ing'kind.",,,    -   '-•; ,    u -,,/. '■   -     "
7. V
Dr. de Van's Female Pills
A reliable French regulator; never fails. These ■
pills are exceedingly powerful in regulating the
generative portion of the female system.' Refuse
all cheap imitations. Dr. de Van's are sold at
f 5 a box,- or three (or 110. Mailed to any add/ess.
The SeobeU. Drag Co., St. Catharine., Out.
•V     \
Something New on
Capital and Labor
In hla "Wnyfl of Uio World," running in tho odltorlnl pngo of tho San
Francisco Ilullollii, John D. Harry a
fow dnys ngo lind a novo] nnd strllc-
Iiik nrtlclo on tho old, old fliihjoct of
cnpltnl and labor, Here's a part of It:
"Just now mnny hnrd things nro
snld nbout cnpltnl, Somo of thorn flro
deserved. On tho other hnnd,' somo
ot them require oxplnnntlon. Wo don't
licnr much In self-dofonBo from cnpltnl, Tho reason la Dint llko ro mnny
human beluga, capital Ih proud, It
stands disdainfully nloof, I.atoly, It
hns Kceniod a llttlo hurt. In fnlrnoss,
ftoiiiisd'iiiift might lo iiu uiii tor it, Alter all, it cun linrdly bo blamed for
trying to Jiccp ltMir alive. Inde&l,
ttipltnl mny ho suld lo ho human nature), tfbr tho property that wo Idon-
wi) 'om) i-.nini.il. .h -tit'ii-ly tno oxter-
inn! oxpregslon of human needs nnd
h.iwnn achlovomonts. From our habits
of rogordlng capital an Inhuman wo
hnvo very naturally fallen Into tho
way of forgottlng or Ignoring Its os-
Bonflftl humnnffy.
"Capital has somo beautiful quail-
tlofl. ^ f« of'*>n oxcccdlngly generous.
Without ll wo ehould bo fearfully crip-
plod. Wo ihould havo to begin all ovor
a*«in nnd accumulalo mora cnpltnl,
Think wbtl A taik thnt would mean,
whnt Ubor.   Por, of course, capital li
Let us kripwybur wants^
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All Orders  Receive Our  Cair-eful
Capital Subscribed
Reserve Fund ....
' 6,000,000      Capital Paid Up
6,425,000      Total Atnett
0,425,000 '
.7      72,000,000
D. R, WILKIE, President
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kamloopt, Michel, Moyie, Nelton,
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria.   ■
^tereat allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit. ■■
John Minton
Repairs Nently Executed
Bond Post-card for catalogues of following \vhooln:
Cycles on Hire   '   ::      Accessories.
L,   H,   PUTNAM
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Publlo, etc,
Office; Henderson Block. Fernie, B.C.
Hours! 8.30 to 1; 2 to 5.
Ilesldonco: 21, Victoria Avenue.
How's This ?
We otter Onft ttmirtd Pollur* llirwiiril for any
mm dt Catarrh tlmt ennnot bo cnrml by Hull f
(__tir.li Cari>.
r, I, COENBY k CO., Tokda, 0.
We, tliA iind(ir(<lBriiiil, lmo known P. 3,
Cbeti*r for ttw Hn IA Jtm. «nd b.ll«»» him
IM-rfecilr Miiartht* tn *n Imnlnnn tf«n«».rtlfin_
kuiI lli-»i.V-Ull> kbla to entry nui *uy uliUni.tl(,M
TOlMlO,  OhIO,
It*!)'* Cittrrti Cure )• Cikm Mertmltj. tcllot
dirMtif upoa lb* blood »Sd taucou* «urftt*» ef
tb» m$ttm, TotlBMUl* f«»t tnn. Wte* T»
ttnlii p«r bottle.  Held ty til D.oriUt«.
Tit* IMIi'f VuaUf tm* tw emUfitlkt.
'       ECK8TEIN A MncNEIL   .
Barristers & Solicitors, Notaries, Ac.
Offices: Eckstein Building,
Fernie, B.C.
p, C. Laws
Alex. I. Fisher
Fsmle, B. C
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Sold on the
Merits of
You're always welcome heip.
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Clean Rooms, Best;of
'--    Food and every^
,7^     "attention "    ,:
THOS.1-DUNCAN    Passburg
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
• Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes
;-"? 7 Gents' Furnishings   'y
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{Fernie Dairy
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Orieof thb
c. j:eckstorm; ? Prop.
1 Lethbridge, Alta.
L_ E. McDonald
Express and Delivery Wagon»a
,    ■   7   '-•' Speciality    -
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_  WM.     BARTON
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North _:
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Aerent   Fernie   Branch
Pellatt    Ave.
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delivered  ; to... all
parts of the town
Sanders  _*  Verhaest Brothers.
,   Proprietors >     .'■    ■
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Meals tlmt tasto like
mother used to cook
Best in the Pass
Jos. Grafton, Proprietor.
W.l Cole
?Hair Dressing
■■•■ Pool.",:,1 ~',;^~
.Billiards ,'y
,,    Tobaccos,
Bowling Alley
Drop In
Liquor Co.
Wholcsalo Dealers in.
Mail Orders receive
prompt attention
- Les'- dirigeants ':'duv. gouvernement
t'rancais se preoccupent avec ,une cer-
talfie fievre des moyens; a, employer
pour' empeycheV la-.depopulation'; et
ces Slessieurs les gouvernants et leurs
amis de la haute bourgeoisie qui se gar
dent Men, eu de donner a-la patrie
beaucoup d'enfants versent des larihes
de crocodile sur.cette sterilite natio-'
hale qui les epouvantepour l'avenir
vital de la Prance?    '.  '   ■■',,•'''-„
..Certes, cette sterilite, ils ont raison.
de s'en emouvoir car.elle aura de de-
plorables consequences- pour' l'avenir.
de l'exploitation. capitalists, mais elle
ne peut que rejouir ceux qui aimerit la
justice et l'egallte. " ;'  ,- :;
> On sourit en lisant sur les journaux
capitalistes tous les moyens pre'eonises
par les champions do la fecondlte pour
encourager les nombreuses families et
on se demands comment certains hommes d'une valeur morale reconnueap-
pulent de leur autorite ces moyeus en?
fat-tins dont se rlent'avec raison les
travailleurs, car ils ne sont pour, eux
vis-a-vis des charges' occa'slonees par
une nombreuse famille que - ce . que
serait pour, l'enfant qui a faim, le
sucre d'.orge qu'on lui donnerait a su-
cer.' "•,'     n        • r   -
• Quoique que puissent dire et proposer les gouvernants, le proletrait. qui
veut conquerir le mieux-etre,. contin-
uera a.'dimlnuer sa natalite, seul moyen de' mettre un terme a 'sa misere,
et s'il est desirable pour l'avenir de-la
Prance, quele chiffre de sa population
augmente, les dirigeants devraienty
penser a se preoccuper serieusement
de chercher- a enrayer, le chiffre si
eleve de la mortalite* infantile, le chiffre1 si eleye',de la mortalite' dans la
classe ouvriere. Encourager les nais-:
sances en regime capitallste, c'est faire
aete de criminels, puisque la plupart
de tous-ces teres sont. voues d'avance
a lamisere, a1 la mort. ?    >■
Quoique le nombre des naissances
soit,peu eleve, les statistiques vien-
nent - nous apprendre que les 2-3 des
enfants fourni, par la'classe ouvriere
yont mplir les cimetiereB.
' Voila la tache sacree de ceux- qiil
dlsent avoir a coeur le relevement de
la Prance entant que population. Em-
pecher la mortalite 'et 'cela serait tache
facile.' D'abord.- il faudrait faciliter
aux - meres du peuple' l'accomplisse-
ment de leur devoir-nourricier en don-
List of Locals District f 8
„u, NAME SEC, and P. 0. ADDRE88
SO nntiltlieml '..,, P, Whoalloy, J'li.n.clioa.1, AHa.
•I8t Boavcr Creole , D. Komp, Ilcnvor Crook, via Plnchor.
i*L _i.ui_uwi.) .,,... j. .JiUKe, Utuiovuo, i-ranit, Altrt.
i'.M UteUiuwc  ".V, L. _;(■_..'_*, Uik, Alii.,
Oi'J nurmls  J. Mnt;da]|, Vnubure, A1U.
•2227 Cnrhondalo J. Mitchell, Carbondalo, Cotoman, AUa.
1387 Canmoro  N, D, Tlmo little, Cnnmoro, Alta,
SODS Colomnn W. arnhoni, Colomnn, Altn.
■iti'il Ucniiin     V», i.fiViint!, Coitnii, Vi.V-,
1120II Chinook Mlnos .... P. Kelly, Diamond City, AHa.
8178 Dlnmond City Albort gnU, Diamond City, Lothbridgo.
8314 Fonilo ,.. Tho«, Uphill, Fornlo, U. C.
1203 Frank  .Tan, Kon nc<!y, Frnnlt, AUa,
(407..!IORtnor ..., \V. Ilitldontono, Iloimor, 13, C.
lrtS9 iHitnmt    n*nrg*  nnmhoroiiffh, Tllllrro.it, AHn.
(74 T_atht)rIdgo  L. Mooro,  604, AUtecntb St., North J^thbrldgo.
1183 Lothbrfdco CHJerloo FrdnV nmrlnglinm, (""•,, vln,, Klpp, Attn.
1 m Llllo W. L, Evani, Lille, Frank, A1U
t&29 Maplo Leaf....... J. Mftgdtll, Paiihurg. A1U.
mi Michel  M. Qarrftll, Mlebel, I). C.
utili r«nbur*  J. MagdfcU, Pweburg. Alt*.
tr.tt Ilejal Vleif  Tfco*. IJ. PI *L«r, Roytl C«Ul«rte«, Uthbrtdge, Alt*
iltHitt Ttitutr  A.  PHttnmit n, Tnbw, AHtk.
103  Taber. Jm. Wll md, Taber. Alta.
nant-surtput a celles qui sont'obligees
de travailler a. rusine, a l'atelier,'•a la
fabrique, les ressoure'es necessaires
dont les priverait, la suspension de leur,
qu'a 1'age ou elles pourraient, sans
danger 'pour l'existence des petlts, les
confier a des creches a des' garderies.
. '■ La pauvre. mere du peuple qui doit
alder de son travail pecunier,- l'existence de la famille, doit llvrer a- l'exploitation ' de nourrlces mercenaires
et malhonnete' parce que, mal payees,
l'etre'sl'cher qu'elle ne ,verra sans
doute jamais 'et dont les langes em-
portes dolvent servir de, linceul.
s Que de livres la phllanthropie n'a-t-
elle pas ecrits a so sujet! II.est un fait"
avero reconnu, c'est.que si le nombre
d'enfants .qui naissent .chaque anneo
Ipouvalent etre conserves a la vie, il
n'y aurait plus lieu do se lamenter sur
le nombre restraint dos nalBsanccs.
' Quo l'Etat cree dans les enmpagnes
voislnes de la cnpltnlo, des malsons
d'onfance ou des fomraes lntelllgen-
tes et prcpnroos a lour tacho par quoi-
ques mols d'ensoignomont special, auraient charge jusqu'a 1'agcde C uns
pnr oxovnp.o d'clover les contalnea do
pauvres,enfants qui nefl dans dos tau-
dis, meuront chaque nnneo fnuto d'nlr,
de nourrlluro ot do solus hyglenlqi.es!
Enfln, quo l'lilmt fnsBo construlro
pour los families ouvrleres dos habitations nux ..ogomonlB clnh'B ot acres,
qu'll fasBo dlBpnrnltro a tout jamais Ie
logls sordldo on commo (Ich hotos sont
ontasBOB los potlts a qui la movo no
pout apportcr la becquco tons los
Lo PtirlonionL frauralH qui vondralt
voir groBBlr l'lmmonHO nnneo dos pro-
IctniroH ilovnlt tout cntorprondro pour
onrn yor roouvrn tic morl: ot rerlnliiB
do lifts pni'lcinontnlroH qui, ..out les
premiers n chnnlor iIoh lltnnles sur la
ilopopulntlon ont voto on Marn dornlnr
nvoo los nutroB, contro uno loi dlte
"fliuivo giiril^ du foyer." lol qui dovnlt
nsBiiror n ,1'ouvrloio dovonuo moro
pondnnl I BoinnlnoH, 1<>h sii1>hI(1oh no-
I'OHBivlroH iiour pouvolr so ropoHor
avuliiLiilo rotuilinor nu travail!
Ln hourgpolalo cuiiltnllnlo. out, lo
pynlsmo do rcfiiHor memo cola a In
fommo do ooliil qui lul hhhuto lo lux-
oux blon-olro, olio out In rrunuto do
lul rofiiBor la iioHBlhlllto do dovnnlr
moro toiiv^nuhlomont, nvnnt du roln«
Uwor 1'iiHlno ou -l'liloiler. Lo iokIiho
rapltaltBto no pouvnlt jiiib I'lK-ronler.
Tonle la eniiBo do la font mo ost la
commo In oiiUHo tolalo du prolotiiriul,
Kilo no fut iio.H-fit.ro piu oxprlmeo
pliiB oloqiiommoiit ,rjuVn cob qitolqiicu
HKiiOi. ue Mivtivinv,
,.ni/,l', iiiji _._._(,', \,ii ,iiif.liiiv  _!atf_,i*^   If fUii
Jiiinnls, qu'aiicim tompH u'uiirAlt com-
prl» avant cH hko i\o ter, H qui bol-
nnccrnlt a lul tout eonl tons hob pre-
londiiB progros."
i.'uvi'mtitt \|\inj  irtii   t »A(il  ]i\iLli   »'rt't
onlr d<j| la rftcoT lllon, .leune fllln
II In InlBM moui'Ir omportco lo plu«
Bouvcnt par In tuborcuIoHO, couseqii-
enco fntnlo du travail oxodani qn'cllfl
donno dcpulB Togo ou fillo a qnitto
l'erol«», travail qui J'n nneitilof nfrnllillf
el; llvrco alnsl nu microbe mor.el,
niorn qii'uti p"ii do repon rtoni)r> n
tomps lul out (jermls do r<!»nltrc a la
11 »«ralt cepondant mleux d'employ-
cr den million* gaapllloa a payer d<.«
rctraltvx lmwor«lf« a dea for.cHftu-
nalii»» oh vetivoa do fftnrflonnnlrM qui
ont dea fortunes {kenonnolica ct dc-_
chateaux, pour .faire construire' dans
nos charmantescampagnes francaises
ou le terrain est ion marche des asil-
es de repos entoures'.de jardins frais
et ,'verdoyants ou 1'puvriere • p'ourrait
venir se' reconstituer physlquement et
moralement dans une bonne ambiance
d'air pur, de soleil, de gaiety, de mor-
alite. ,-"-     - *-:
" A l'ouvriere de venue mere l'Etat lui
refuse la somme qui devrait lul assurer uu.peu de bien etre. ■ Eh'refu'sant
au travailleur la" retraitequi lui as-
surerait le pain de la vieillesse il con-
,damne sa compagne; l'ouvriere a une
fin. miserable digne/coro'llaire de la
penible existence qu'elle a menee. Si
elle est veuve ou.celibataire, elle doit
mourir a 1'hopital. ou de froid' ou de
faim sur- un grabat dans une' mans-
Voila le sort que la Republique fait
a ,celle, a qui elle demande d'assurer
l'avenir de la race, qui elle demande
beaucoup de clto^ens et cltoyennes..
■Mais l'ouvriere qui est devenue con-
st:iente se - refuse a° etre son propre
bourreau, se refuse a fournlr a ses
bourreaux d'autres vlctlmes. Elles so
rite des appels t patrlotiques enflam-
mes avec-les'quels on tache do la rap-
peler a son devoir. Toutes ces belles
fictions n'amenont sur ses levres qu'
un sourlre sceptlque; car elle salt que
les flls qu'elle donnera a Ia patrie au-
ront a defendre. non pas uno patrie
bonne mere almant egalement tous ses
enfants et pourvoyant -aux besoins ,do
tous avecegalite mais une mere par-
tlale qui n'ouvre sa main genereuae
que pour.un petit* nombre en lalssant
aux autres le soinde se procurer le
grain, de mil--! L'ouvriere' comprend
quele trop grand nombre de prole-
talres est le facteur. puissant de la
misere et, elle veut abolir >.ce facteur
cause' du miserable etat social' de la
classeVdes vaincus. .
Puisque la' bourgeoisie francaise
voudraitwoir la France reallser la
plus forte population parml les nations
suropeennes, qu'elle, aid. a la venue, du
Socialisme qui assurera largement a
'tous la vie sans evces de travail sans
souci ,du lendemaln. sans souci des
nombreuses families! •' - > „
_. Mais, les' fils prodigues de la bourgeoisie ne-desirent pas une nbinbreiise
armee de*freres et de soeurs, ils re-
clament une nombreuse armee d'es-
claves ..qui • assurent leur vie de large
bien ■ etre,. et, c'est puorquoi 'ces ~tar-
tuffes qui, pleurent sur leur patrie
aiment mieux'la voir reduire a neant
plutot que de corisentir.au nivellement
de la eoclete!   ,'■
■ Qu'ils se' resigmeht a crier dans le
desert. L'heure des fictions - est
passee.M'heufe des realites a sonne." '
mozne vynasnaguje sa, aby'" stay- ro-
botnikov zlepseny bol. ..estanme sa
nikdy zradcami nasich spolurob'otnl-
kov, ked' ti bojujuTia v'aCgi kuh chle?
ba.ponevac tym.sami si chlieb od ust
odbijame. Xepripust'me to, aby'nam
niekto mohol povedat' to skarede me-
"skeb," alebo strajkblamaC.      -
E§te raz, bratia, pristupme vsetci
do robotnickych organisacil aby sme
pre' seba a pre nasich potomkov vy-
dobili nam primeranejsie pom'ery.
S bratskym pozdravom.—Jan Mag-
dall. -
Robotnicl^ by mall byt' vSetcl sorgan-
isovanl v uniach, bo len tak moiu
prospeSne,bojovat' proti vykorlst'ov-
Fassburg, Alta., .Canada.
Ctena redakcia! ,   y '
Sedavam prl okno, zkadlal' Jasto vl-
dim jedneho bujaka, ktory sa pnsava,'
sup uviaznny na gtranok za lmrlku v
nose k jednemu do zem'o zabltonm ko-
lu. ' Pasol sa za Cas, ale" musol sa mu
nreSI, nel'ubff, zaCal. chodit1' okolo
kola do tych Clns, kym sa' fttranok
okolo kola colkom heobkrutll n on,
ponovnc sa nomohol past', musol nas-
tuplt' vojnii s hlailom. ACpniyo paso
bolo okolo nelio dost', nemnl tol'ko>ro-
Kiimu, .nby sl bol mohol pomoci", Prl-
6Iel mnjltol a osvobodll ho v. nopiijcm-
ncho polo?.enin, ba dal mu oSto nj dlhfil
Strnnolc, aby mal vaCSl prlostor k paso-
nlu, ' Dlho notrvnlo, znso sa bujnk ob-
krutll okolo kola, prlSlel horucl den n
nomohol sl ani muchy odohnat", l.ujnk
bol moony, nlo prl lorn vSotltom ne-
mohol si nnjflt' bpoboI), ako by na bol
mohol z noprljoninoho poloXcnln vy«-
llujnk sa mohol 1'nhkp 'snm OHvobo-
dlt", koby sa hoi na dnihu Htrnnu ob-
ratll, nlo rohll pravo tak, ako nloklorl
nafil robotnicl, obzonu sn zn Hvojlm
mnjltol'om—knpllnllfltom—trplnc milky hnz (oho, nby bol sum jiomyplol,
nko wt mofco vysvohoillt'.
Hobotnlcl, nnlmd'mo takl, nlto to
zvlorn, noobkriit'inn bii okolo liolii, aby
smo sa nemohll ]iolom obrnnlt' oprotl
innclmni. l_toi« miHii krv elcajii. Oh-
uaima hu pro 11 tyuin iiiiKJlia'm utic, Jn
sl Hlnnomo do robolnlckoj oriinnlriarll,
nl Htuuomo do robolnlckoj orniiii.Hiicll,
iHuitinn hu muni za Ht'lia inyHlol", no-
Mudnjino, nby Ion druhl za nun obclo-
vail, nlo cliyt'mo tin'nj my do toho, ho
Ion Ink nioxotiio lalat", i»,o xvll'iizlmo
nad tyml, kiori nnftii krv olvnju.
' Jo to voru nu iiorutovrmjnlindno, t.o
imtu nj v inniJHoiu i''iirto Klrotiiviimo hu
h loliotiilKiDl. Ktorl noiiziiiijii moo mm-
Jenoj wily. PrlleAltOHtl mnmo do«t' k
loinii nby Kino ui yndoviiXlll pntrcbini
viiiIoiiiohC, bo vfiiilv mnnio fuiBnplBy, ilo-
hro knlhy n my vzdor lonui l.plim. ton
bol" na niiRlch krlitoclt, Ut«ry nam
L'ouvni]i'u, mot |h.i|ii(uiii.u /„.pn._ii..ijii,
,.'....'... y,.ii,.yy.  K../.J) ,i<,ij<-ti i. na_
m.'i |.ilk-i_lto._t' iNtupIt' do unit', ma
pt-lloiltost' floBtal' dobro knlhy n i<a«o-
|)1b.v. NchPnrt'mp nn to, U y orgni)'
Ibih'II plall Hn tnoHiifny poplntoli vSnk
t,t t.i   ..ta.(n>'.i.w.>..i..1.'.   _._ink*;)\.i,i   r,vUi%.    Kit-
Kituliincla dnvii tlo penlnzo zn.o robot"
klnom zplntky. Prl polltlko muHlmo
tl«* byt' obozretnyml.—Kehlniujtno na
tnkyrh l'udl, ktorl prl kaBodoj vol'ho
jiildii nnm ho Hludkymi roCml a napo-
Jom n onmnilii nn» tnk, lo mnohl wl
iiO'iilln, £o on ovojn ponlnxo vydavn
piv iinfif dr.brn. Pnzrltn l/>n, kol'lo
ilnlce yydiivnju kapltnllRtl prl vol'tiut-'h
iM «a njixdnio, U tic pon I uzo lilu na do-
bro robotnika? Nlkdy nio! Proto.
bratia, Uajto »l voxor, ncdajto <u
yvaldl', ani «i%\r> diet'a ■ cnkrltaml,
nt* ttnntn al k toj itrnne, ktoru ho-
jujo „a prava robotnlcko, ktora v_U.*-
WASHINGTON.—The congressional
committee which investigated the
•United States Steel'coVporatipn untie*
a resolution adopted May,' 4, 1911,
which has been strongly urged beforo
congress for several sessions by the
American Federation of Labor and
other reform associations, has completed its report and it will be presented to congress when the minority mem-
tors of the commltte have tlieir reports
completed. ,» . >'
It is urged.that members of congress be requested to supply applicants
with copies of'this remarkable document for use tn trade union and central
union libraries. Prom.lt, these truths
are'gleaned:. .   '    ■ ■    ',
"A most important economic fact-
brought out In this investigation which
has too often been overlooked is the
production per, man per day, and not
the mere amount of wages paid. This
important fact' should never be lost
slkht of In the all important question
of cost production." '    .- 0 '
This statement is verified by a table
Which, shows that the trust has' secured more pig iron at.a"lower wage cos.
and sold it to the consumers at a higher price in 1909-than they did in 1902,
and that they' actually employed a.
lesser number of men in a fewer number of days in 1909" than" they did in
1902 in the'state of Pennsylvania.
__ In 1909. the'trust employed in the
production of'Dig iron in Pennsylvania
14,921' men; iri :_02, 17,170 men; in
lf"'>D they, worked SOO days, in 3902 314
days. ' In _if-09 it cost the trust ?2
cents, for -labor, to produce one ton' of
pig iron, in 1902 tbey paid $1.25' rer
ton: In 3909 each man produced 2-1-10
•ons of pig '.ron per day, in 1902 a man
produced 1% tons per day, in 1909 the
trust sold its pig iron at $17.44 per ton,'
and in 1902 they only" got $15.64 per
ton. -• The' average;daily wage increased 20 cents per, day, or from $1.89 in
1902 to $2.09 in" 1909.'
The cornriiittee states that on June
17, 39Q1. six weeks after the Steel corporation was organized and began op-
tTr.nl lr\r,H—-\ f«___._T1T.n «lAn___. J «a1 « 1	
f&u.i..lrii_,;-i.il.-v»J._ailGO>»Jl.CCIC,-- CL~ IimmUtti "
of the -firm of J. P. Morgan and Co.,
brought forward the following proposition at.a meetirig'.of the executive committee of the steel,corporation, and'the
president was-,instructed to convey it
to all the presidents' bf the subsidiary
companies.' This resolution was 'extensively discussed and It clearly and
emphatically' displays the attitude of
this greedy corporation towards labor, especially organized labor. ' Mr.
Steele's prbposltion'reads:
"That we are unalterably opposed
to any extension of union labor and
alvlse BUbaldtnry companies lo take a
firm position when these questions
como up, and say Unit they are nat
going to recognize it—that is, any extension of unlonB in mills whoro thoy
do not now exist; 'that great care
Bhould bp used to prevent trouble, and
that they promptly report nnd confer
with this corporation."
All of tho evidence collected -by the
commltteo clearly shows how Amorlcnn laborers felt nftor thoy snw the
attitude of tho trust following this do-
clarntlon. Thoy considered thoy were
not wnntod In tho works of Iho United
{.tntcB Stool Corporation, nnd tho process of filling tholr places by hordes of
laborers from Southern Europo begnn
swiftly and lino continued up to the
proRont time. TIiobo forolgn laborers
were nlmost 'entirely from agricultural
localities: 'thoy know nliHoliilely uotli-
Iiik nbout tho lnitnufnoture of iron nnd
Btoel, 'but ihoy wero Norvlcenblo to
flKht. tho American labor iidIoiir,
They wci'p nlifoliilply'miHl-lllcd nnd
could only work uh common laborer,.
In times of upecliil iiccorbIIv, ohikicI-
nlly during tho period when tho Rt'-'ei
Trust nbrogated Itx hint, contract wllh
Hid hIhm'I and tin plulc mill men 'n
19011, tho triiHl openly und hrnzotily
udvcrflHod In Ilie I'lilHlmrg pnporH Unit
tliey "wanted tin Iiouho men, tliinevH,
ciitrhoi'H nnd liolporn. HyrlmiH, I'olim
nnd UnmnimlniiH preferred. Hteudy
employment, nniligonil wurch to iiuni
willing lo work; furo pnld und no foes
churned." In roBpoiiHo lo UiIh ntt|.
Hide of the .^leel triml lowuid Am.
ennui labor tho committee IinprcBMlvo*
ly iKpoitH Unit "the ri'mill Im Hint SO
per rent nf tho lmtiklllcd lahnrerti nre
foi'cll.tii'i'H of theso clfiHHCH. With thn
Kiildiiiice of u nltllloil Aiiuiiiim fun-
miin Hitch n crow can work out roHultH
In unnkllled lnbor production.
Un-   |IH)ll(h   Ol    KIIH   M)'ht(.'lll   Ol   tJlJI-
,.,./..',.<  it'.     n,t    iii    M,<J    .Svtvt (    \.<tt, ilfJ,,Lltll..,
h1iII,<  Ilie (llnplaceil  Ainetlran   icoik-
mnn shifts sin be«t ho can.    Tho com-
mittee nlno Bnyu thnt :
"The dnlly liven nnd condltloiiH of
tions undonlrshlo nnd ' fnr bolow
wlmt is ordinarily nn.lorstool to be the
Ai.ierlcnn Hlutiilard of llvlni. iimon'i.
the hlmrorH of onr conntr,'. Home
of Uio il«tnlU nro revolt ton, bi.th .is
to fMnltnry nnd moral rnmlHI ni.«. Tnl •
ing Hie ordlnury fninlly 'in n unit. »ln>
M'.ii-KH paid, f'Vfn If the <t.v<il of t'u-
fiuuSlr'lH roflitanUy cmpjnyel. are
l.irfly enough to provide r,:ihalgtcr.<e''
yl   r i
r • . -* . - >,
' Z' .' Be sure to guard against the ills, of August"
■ weather. - They come frequently with change
':    : of food, air aiid drinking .water, causing dread  ,
'"',   summer complaint.' „ ,:
Dr, Fowler's Wild Strawberry ,
Isa veritable life saver.   Relieves colic pains,     ' ,
stops diarrhoea and quiets abdominal pains.
. A popular and effective   remedy,
~~ • ; 7   35 cents the bottle
Bleasdell s Drug Store
J   y
Insurance, Real Estate
and Loans
1       , i>
Money to Loan on first class Business and Residential property
The Quain Electric Co., Ltd;
V \   Electrical. Engineers
v Electrical Supplies & Fixtures ;
Motors   -,-i
& Yacum
Systems .
Telephone and
Power Line
,      -   <!
I        1 *
'»   -       Head Office
Cranbrook, B.C.
.   o Brandies
Fernie & Medicine Hat
rae HOME-
His Education
Teach your young son to appreciate tho usefulness of a bank. Open a savings account for
him by making a deposit of ono dollar in his namo.
Give him tho passbook and explain how interest is
paid, or compounded and addod to principal. Encourage him to save his monoy and bring it to tho
bank. The youth who loarns to save early has a
great advantago ovor tho young mon who carry
their earnings around in. thoir pockots and spond"
it carelessly. Kl
*rf\ Tp ("\ IVnrrS    BrftnehM ind connections
J. P. MA0DONALD, Manager,
throughout Cannda
Fornio Branch.
Anyhow, thia naval duel tatM-on
Urltftln and Germany ti great for tho
uhlphiilldln.. induatry. — Hr.m_l.irt.
Min\li;.l.-Mpf tarly IihIIwi'i'IIhiiiI mul MtiTur.
cchars, ul,i) mn r__l.i-i<_<< in Illi— ymi itrn Old
.iimx..fi cm r.'i.t.jii) lo iiiiiiihofHl nml rovtvo
lli«(i|Kirli cf ciiiii'j-nml vilul.ly, Jj< n'l flni
up In ili'npiilr Iiuni ii'ii joi) liavti (rcnlcl with
mlur ilwiom, \> y <iii:i.'irla L»:lu mul (nod
vui tout* <Jru^ 1.1010 n«»iriiiiiii.
Our Now Milliatl Tro«lmen» hni stintcliwl
liiiiwlritlitrroiit (Iin drlnU uf iiimimir, Iiuh hi-
iitnrcd liiippliioii'i to lninilr'ilii ur ImmcH nml
Inminii'li) tnci'i'i'thil in'ii «f ilio^i ulm w*ro
"ilowii nml out," Wo tirowrllji) t>pri;ll)ii tf m-
c.li... furruiili InJM Umi ci uiioixrillni. tu tha
t.yiii|4uiiis mill cuni|il|i'juJuiiii-ivi) luivo iu
pnU'iit iiiinIIi'Iihh. 'J lilu In 0111. of tlm ttfirilMot
tiiir wnnilorful ttiiMfm nn our tn-Almi'iit eu-
nut foil, r<<r«ri«|iri>itcrll4in'tniN]l<|i) ruli\|ili"l lo
r'n.^li liiali'Miinl I'liw Only mriiMrt cnnc« iw«
n>i>ti"l. W« li»v« ilont biitlneu Uuouibout
Canada for ovur 20 Yaari.
OK fcO _'AV
_._?Afit__ 'l'«)vi'< i> »•- >'"•'' Hiff» you KMt
nCHULll ho.m. Arnyim itit,>tiiliMw tomnrryt
lu»>uurUi."hl U.t:u illvn-x-ilr U.it(jyuuRny
w.nkui'Hi) Our N.w Mtthml Tr*«lm*nl will
cutii juii. \Wi.aali_m tiuim fur Ulmr* It will
r1» for you, Con.utUt.dn Trin, Ko m«tter
«lio lui* trrnuvl you, tvrlln fnr nn Imnett
.:V,ln,,?.9,v Vrv, •», 9'W. .„,,,^M„,>.rr
ai) "uu Vlimum bt Uto,
HO NAMES VStD WrrijOUT WIUTTEN CONSENT. W. r..mt. «n Uf* «r ««t
?_uS_l'r£^_T ' QUMli4a'Uil*^Co*t of TrtattDint H.U_ J-OK HOME
Cor. Michigan Ave. and CrUwoldSt, Detroit, Mich.
fi&SSSSBteEI ftTIfBT     A" h\tm from 0\mr... must !w .iJi.lrcsaiJ
_____H_______T    W^* I lilfca     to otir Cnnndian Conct.pomknee IXfwt-
W^^^ mmmmmmmmm went In Viwlaor, Ont, If yon tkiire to
ttt na ncrsotuKy call at our Melicsl Inttilnte in Detroit aa vp a«« and treat
m |ulla*ta in our Wlmlior officea which are for Correipondence and
Wboratory for CanidUn Imsineu only.  Addrcu all lettera aa follotra:
Wrtto tw nor pH »iU m_Jr»i«. wssmm
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Saturday Specials
in our,
Grocery Department
Graham Wafers, % lb. pkg., 3 for '.) '   25
Gold Leaf Shoe Polish, per bottle       .20
Quaker Oats, small size, 3 for     .25
Bulk Cocoauut, 2 lb. for ..'...'     .45
Cowan's .Cocoa,' y2 lb." tins, 2 for 45
Christie's Reception Wafers, 2 lb. for 25
Braid's Best Coffee, freshly ground, 2 lb for.,    .85
Thompson's Coffee-Essence, 3 for 25
Cowan's Chocolate V_: lb.'Cakes  ..."  .20
Queen Quality Pickles, sour and chow, 20 oz.    .25
Paragon 'Quality Pickles,   sour   and   chow, '
• 40 oz.     .35
Queen Quality Catsupj 16 oz     .25
Canned Pineapple, 3 lb. tins, each 25
Canned Blueberries, 2 lb. tins, each 23
Knoz's Gelatine, pkg. for 25
. Armour's Grape Juice;', qts. ■ ... 60
Reliance Lime Juice, pts. .... v..... .• 25
Raspberry Vinegar,-'qts. ...'?     .25
Crosse and Black-well's Red Current Jelly,
1 lb. glass ( • SO
■ Tuxedo Jelly Powders, 4 pkg. for 25
Canada First Pure Fruit Jam, 5 ib. pails, each    .70
Lard, 3 lb. pails - 55
Sherriff's and Crossed and Blackwell's Mar- '
malade, ,4 lb. tins, each s  .60
Colombo "Olive Oil, y2 gal. tins $1.10
Canada First Pork and Beans, small, 2 tins for*  .15
Toilet Soaps, regular .35 and .40 per box, each    .25
Heinz Tomato Soup, large tins . I     .35
Enos Fruit Salts, per bottle .: _'     .75
•Special Bulk Tea, 3 lbs. for .$1.00
Tomatoes, 3 lb. tins, 2 for X. -   .35
Corn, 2 lb. tins, 3 for ,...' : - 35
-Lemon Curd, per bottle ... .7". ;    .35
WideShoulder s ys:
Narrow Shoulders
- - Of course you. know the, style tendency* is -
all towards the^ narrow .unpadded^shbulders,""'
high-cut vest'and'narrow'trousers'?.?   Some
men," particularly young- men   of _,. athletic■
build, do not propose to bcmartyrs to styles. '
They insist'" on wide-shouldered' coats, with
snug waist aiid.wide hipped trousers':'Here's
tlie correct style'for them!    V-'',   '- < .
Special IVIadeTto-Meas-
ure Clothing
Try oiir special made-to-measure, clothing,
correct in every detail. ■' Fit, style and wear
guaranteed.    See our samples.7, \   7
Here is the;y^ry
,7,-It is known in-the famous   20th7 Centurj^ -\,
brand line as Model 7.; Type: Natural,',   It ex- -'
.hibits every characteristic of style's latest die-"
' ' 1 i - I r _ <     r
' tates, ? including _the new, '■ narrow, unpadded,
shoulders; short - collar soft roll lapels', .new, .
' soft ,fronl ,sixibuttqn vest and rather, narrow
/trousers. 7 The best;,dressers are wearing this .<.
styloj' but only best dressers can.'   ■ 7        -   ■
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New Felt Hats
A large shipment of new Stetson Blocks in  .
colored and black has just arrived. „You will ?
(. find here the n^est ideas in American hats..
The First Consi^nn^nt of
and H^tts has Arrived land Obhtams #kny^
N    J,
Just arrived, a consignment of new fall Suits and
■Coats. ' It is early, perhaps, to be showing these'
goods but we would-remind ourj customers'that it
is the'early purchaser of these goods who .reap
the benefits An opportunity is afforded'in the
early days'to see a'full and distinctive '.range,"
^yhereas those,who never.look into the fall garment
requirements until they are actually needed, generally find disappointment from^thc fact that-ranges
.have been picked over. _. Tailor made is the particularly distinctive feature of the, new fall models.
Fall Suits are strictly tailored and very little trim-'
ming is in evidence, though our range of suits is not.
yet complete we can show "some very" up-to-date
models.        ^- " -
Tweeds-are a strong feature. ' Some models in
Norfolk style, (carried out in this material are very -
popular.- \.We_.have some very speciallines i'n'navy
serge Suits.' .'This particular line is'made from a
man's suiting serge .and is-the best we.have ever,
-seen at the price; coats made in; cutaway or square.
corners style.' - Coats are a' strong'feature this sea-'
son ;and' we, are determined^ that our range shall
■have no equal in this city. \   ; -_ -
Misses and Slender Women's Coats'in. Blanket
Cloth with reversible collars are to be.seen here in,-
a great, variety; some models :in plaih: clotlis in'
colors of navy, green, electric and grey, with pretty
collars'and appropriate,trimmings are also'special '
features? 7' Air these garments are'very reasonably.-
priced and' should be' quick'sellers! ■ Prices from1'
,,$11.75 to $17.50. \ 7 ,; y     . ..»«;•
,  Ladies7Cqats in every style are to be seen-in our
showrooms. 7 We. have some very'original"designs."
in reversible .Blanket, Cloth, colors of Tan: Brown,
Grey, Heather, Green and Blue. These garments are
?all ,trimmed on collar and cuffs with the reverse
,side of the goods, and some very pretty effects are
obtained.      y   ■"    i'.^"!'^       -.   j
___ .'Plain Cloth Coats in Navy, Browii and Blacks, -
handsomely trimmed and.braided and in all sizes. "
Some of.these, styles are exceptionally good for-
stout figures. ^        ' , -  7. '7 -   ."  S. ,7'
=   - _    I     MILLINERY
'  ^Just opened up, a big shipment of Ladies' Ready- '
.to-Wear Hats. ? We have made a special feature'of -
this department, and liave endeavored'to.get tdg'e--*
ther the very best in every range Ave have inspected.
We.have lots here for every occasion and cordially
invite your inspection/'       7    'I   -   '•«,•■*;"-'
All Rebekahs are requested to attend for degree work next Th.ir_c.riy
The Rev. Mr. Stevens, of Wardner,
will occupy the Presbyterian. pulpit
next Sunday. >,
Mr. Neil, President of the Coal Co,,
was a Canmoro visitor and left for
home ln Pennsylvania.
Dick Hammond is expected bade in
thc» city on Labor Day. Ho'will ro
meve his family to Vernon.
Knox Church Sunday School will
hold tholr picnic In the City Parte Saturday, August 31st, leaving'tho church
at 1 p.m.
.Frank McCormick, who was charged with assault on Frank Smith, bnr-
tender at tho Northern, was let off on
Biispondod sentence upon paying all
costs, which totaled nearly $00.
Tommy llrogory, nu old-timer in tlio
Pass, hns been appointed flro warden
for the C. ]\ ll. and is wailing on a
brand now spnedor for his use on this
' Job. Wo hopo ho won't malco a mis-
tal'o and procond io Coloman with lt
to brlnE somo of h!B frlcnda up hen.-.
: * > A
John Minton went to Nelson on
Monday to take part In the Rific Association'-shoot.     , "   ■
The Roman Catholic Sunday Seio..!
l-.t-ld their annual picnic on Monday
Jast.. "'.   '
The public schools will re-open on
Monday, August 2C' Tho new principal Is Mr. Daniels, and tho assistant
principal Miss Hogan. >     ' '   .
Miss Etta Cormick, of Moncton, N.
11., roached Fornle on Thursday night
and will take up n position as teacher
in the city school. She is at present
tho guest of Mrs. Kirkpntrlck.
W. C, Pottipieco, up till a fow
months ago an nctlvo member of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen
find Engineers at Rovolstoko, is seriously ill, with prospects for recovery
doubtful. IIo is a brother of It. P
Pottlploeo. "
On.Mondny night two mon mimed
Thomas Mond und Jnmos Ilubbol w'oro
takon off tlio (5.10 p.m. uassongor nnd
token to tlio (.ells for bentlng up n follow (who is now ln tho local hospital)
011 tho trftln. Owing to his bolng
unublo to appear ln court tho enso
was j'oinundod until noxt Tuosday.
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The latest news from Harry Wilmer
is that he is taking in "the Continent."
Tho local Veteran's Association are
to be congratulated upon their achievement on Thursdny night. The of-
flcors'of tho Association worked hard
to make.tho concert a success, and
..their efforts 'wore rewarded by a
packed houso, many hundreds having
to bo turned nway for wnnt of accommodation. Tho talon secure:! would
havo been ri- credit, to any city in the
Dominion, and speaks well for our
local community. At the conclusion
a collection was taken up to bwo'u
tho fund and realized $-19. Tho net
results of the concort Is that nn ambulance for tho city ls well ln night.
Col Mao Kay, on behalf of .1.0' Association," takos this opportunity of
thanking thoso who by their attendance and their services helped to
malco tho nffnlr such a notable' suc-
A Bti.tpn_opj_.or rocolprH and expenditure will bo published ln our next
THE 1818
As usual thiH popular plcturo house
liad crowded Iiouhos during tlio week,
Tlio WednoBday matinees nro catching on, and to an ndult >ylio vlsita tho
show on such aftornoonH tlio roars of
imppy laughter makes ono fool young
ngnln. Tho programme for to-night
nnd to-morrow nftornoon ami ovenlng Ib: "Tho Sheriff of Stony Ilutto"
(HIhoii Western DrnmH), "Lovo'b Call"
(drama), "Itumlo MnUloti" (Comedy),
"Micky's Pol" (drama), "nilly's Crip"
This gnmo was plnyod nt Iiosmor,
and wim tho w.rowl round for tho
Mut» Cup.     Ilororoo! J. CnuUlold.
Ho»mor kicked off nt 0.30, nnd stnri-
/ill    tff   w-enn   frr\.\f    ll.r.   . i   ,.i i  n
' v -.,    j»-»...  .
forctnK n rnrnrr, whlrli tl»oy fn.loi. tn
mnterlnllstp. From tlu. »?onl kick
HoHmor ngnin proBsed, but tlio ball
wuh inken to tho Hosmer end and
their goal tlirontnnoil. Again Hosmor
forrful ri rnrn^r tint nr"iin i.'-.n.,^ ,u
fonco wag too «6od. From tlio uo.il
kick Swctney eluns across the field lo
Manning, who nil«»o.l nn «a«y one
through (tumbling. Tho nmo m-
■nmed a ding .long nspoct. Tho Hob-
mer men wero out to win. but Fernio
VH.n. trjlng to j.iuy football. Every
IH»I» Wt of combination on thn pnrt
ol Ktrnlft forwnrdB w«« broken up by
th« Ho«mcr haktu and bncV#, who
«*nt tht, b*U rJg!si up jjrt f3Cj,j t0
Uiolr' forward*. Tl.f Knmt> wag 8n
exb}b!tlon or two dhtlntt itylet of
football, Fernie playing it **><) tem-
bination, short-pass game and Hosmer. playing a rushing,' bustling game.
After ..bout 20 minutes play '.tlio most
regrettable' incident' (but' not nearly
so regrettable'as Its sequel) occurred,
G. McQueen and A. Adamson coming
to blows In mid-field. ■ While we do
not venture an-opinion upon who was
the guilty ono, it must bo patent to
all who witnessed events that, took
place after, that thore must bo considerable truth ln the many reports
of unsportsmanlike play oh tho part of
sovoral of the Hosmer players, This
does not convict the whole of the
team, forn Hosmer by the persistent
manner in which they havo stayed
with tho gamo have earned, and justly
so, a reputation for rond good sports,
and it'only aggravates tho clrcum-
stnneoB that they Bhould permit to
remain In tholr toam individuals who
wero tho club financially .stuck might
bo cagod nnd oxhlblted as specimens
of "the stoi|o or rock" ago, or possibly ns the original man from Dornoo.
At the resumption- of the game
Fornlo ucomoil to wako up, but nil
lliolr offorlH lacked finish, and Hob-,
mor held tholr end up winning by 2
to 1.
Apart from tho incident montlonod
no ono cnn deny Hoflmer tlio frnlti
of a hard fought gamo, nnd If Fornle
lost It was because thoy did not adnpt
thoniBolvos to the tnetlcB of tholr opponents, Good luck, HoBmor, you euro
nre triors,
Fornlo piny Conl Crpolc Saturday,
Acg. 24th, In tlio HoBmor Shield, proceeds of gnmo to bo Rive to widow
of, Owon JolnBon, Snmo tonm will
turn out n» Inst weok, with tho oxcop-
ilo nor Swccuoy, Thompson playing
In IiIb place.    Kick off nt 0.15.
Thn lilllcroBt Football Club hata>
doclded to challongo nny and all
tofiniH In the f.oulhorn Alborta Paaa
Foo^tmll J.*ngiio for any nmount from
«w«>   «o (iirco fitindrcct doitara, tho
.IJIUn.' Ui _.'(. ;.int\i ui. An.' fc.-v.uu_i __«_■
aliinntc.1 by ijjf* team adapting tho
ehnllonpo. » t<t <*xjvw«<»<J that tho
Pnimlvo Proteutcra will kick against
thlB utiBportHmnniiko wny. of willing
forth and Jlllcroit navor bncka down.
All communications regarding thia
challenge nro to bo forwarded lo tho
Socrotary of iho iflllereat Football
Club, Hlllcrcgt. Alta,, and will rocolvo
prompt! ntfPnMon. Wrl Tinrffy 1tttri>
bono for It. hut wo do wiih that our
frlrnda In .Ciw.i^-i))* mny pm* thtit, lit
tbo militant ujtiidjiHji tbat will appear tbo following week will be w«ll
worth «jo rradlnif. Hot Solomon In bU
wiidom t&ht aomcthinR about a "nrf
mnfb rol/!«>Bw *t*k»e. afrfl »««<.fccr
manufacturer of p«»wrt»# w>m*rl.<H»
that discreet" conduct was' far better
on some - occasions '. than ' everyday
sportsmanship. . Whatever the truth
in this, mciney. talks, Mr. President;"
arid It Is distinctly up to the villago
whose ^shortcomings you have so nobly tried to hide. .We will advise you
further upon receipt of the necessary
acceptance of this challenge; and
don't forget that the three hundred
mentioned'need not necessarily be tlio
limit as wo aro open for.a raise. In
the meantime we bog of you to accept,
our host wishes for all tho joys due
thoso who prato of tno corrupt practises, graft meannoss, discreditable
actions and unspoVtsmanshlp of tholr
betters for their own edification.
Never forget tho true old saying that
"Evory knock's' a boost," Words are
chenp anywhere without backing ,_o,
wo trust that at tho noxt meeting nf
tho Grand Lodge of the Imperial Ordor, of Mighty Gasszuks tho above challongo will rocolvo ,duo consideration.
 ,. __        .   ,
Canmore Notes
J, O. Jonos, Vlco-Prqsident, wna In
Ciiiimore tnkinga dispute up with tlio
mnnrgomont, and nttendod tho Inquest
of Martin kForgotto who was killed
(an reported olmjwhoro), nnd addross-
od two meetings of tho employees. Wo
we.'o pleased to boo lilm nnd iwot
Hint nc could not stay a llttlo longer
Ilo b-ft for rJan.t]ioarl on Tuosd.iy.
Tho, U. M. W Hnll Ib gottlnu near
completion. It's cttimntod coBt will
be .omowltoro nonr ffiOOO. It iu a
bulbing which wn« mcch noodod in
this town ns tho plnco wo nro holding
our prosont mooting In la too nrwiU
to hold onc-flfth of our,mombors, und
tho other hall belongs to tho compnny
nnd l> therefore too snored for tbo
uso of union moollngu, although It's
moro llko n germ-brooding Incubator
than anything 0U0 and not fit for anybody to alt down In ovon for flvo
mlnulou. We hopo thnt tbo Duko of
Connaught will visit (IiIb ond of Iho
National Park whon bo pnya big visit
♦ ft'   flirt   Wfiflt    M<nrt   iM-tnrr   V«   mmiw
with blm, na tho picture.* would fcf
flno to nnybody that la trying to rnlao
funilB for annatorluma to fight tuber-
cuIohIb, to ahow tho nocoBBlty of acoh
Ingtltutlona ovon In tho Canadian National Park.
.   ; Obituary
FERGUSON—On August 18th, tho
Ii fa,': i daughter, of .Aithur E., and th)
lam Lilian Fergu30a, aged 6 days,
P.._m.rnB shipped to Mooford, Oat., on
August 20th., .
' 'RUPERT.—Christian H. Rupert,'on
the 18th August, aged 62 years',nnd\
months. The funeral took place from
his late residence on August ' 20th.
Tho Rev. gimmick conducting the service *    ',. 7
IITJNT.--On August,"20, Mrs. Joseph
Hunt, nged 30 years, Tho remains
were' shipped to Elko on August 21,
-■ TAVI_LNA.--On Friday, August 23,
Victoria Tavolnn, 'inilnnt daughter of
Mr and Mrs. Tavolna, aged one month
and 22 days. Funeral will tako place
from tho Catholic Church on Saturday
morning, August 21th, at 10 o'clock.
NEWDERRY.—At Conl Crcolt on
Acgnst 30, the Infant child of Mr nnd
Mrs. Wm. Newberry, ngod -1 months
and 27 dnya.
Mr nnd Mrs, Henry Donthnm desire
lo 07.proas tholr thnnkB to( tholr many
frlonds for their kind expressions ot
sympathy In tholr and bereavement.
Tho MlnorB' Mngnr.lno says thnt any
ono who mny linvo repudiated tho Idea
ot boll Bhould visit tbo plnnts of tho
stcol trust.
BRANDON, Man.. Aug. 10.—At an
cnlbtialnatlc moling of both union and
non-union laborer*   of   tbla   rffy,   tf
waa decided thnt all laborer* employed
ou all tlie liullilluu'* lu Uw city «houhl
bo called mit on itrlko thia morning
for J.J!S «ent« pt-i hour tor bulldera* U-
Ijorera.   The raeti on the construction
«f   tb*   t»v«rew,t?.t taiJAlajv bare
h***n nut tnr aomn tim*.
Meet Me at
tho Roller Rink
Tbe'peaceful residents jof McPher-",
son Avenue were Aroitsed from their?
slumbers on Wednesday night about
ll o'clock (by screams cf a girl .who alleged that someone Irul tried to enter
her bedroom. The scene of men, women and children'discussing the mat-
tor on tho streets,ln tholr scanty.night
attire was exceedingly pretty.
"On Easy Torms.„,
In tho rising town of Elko
i.i i    , f
Excellent frontage with two largo
windows, dining room, a sitting
room, und 3 good bedrooms.
Mrs. E. B. Molkrook
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Classified Ads.-GenF a Word
LOST—Ono Sorrel .Pony, wolght
about 800 lbs,: whlto rnco nnd ono
hind foot?;.mnlno trimmed; had'halter on; brand on left shoulder j^
$30 rowan).   F. Hutchinson, Mlchol,
n. 0.
FOIl SAT/rc.—Convcnlotit Cottngo ID
French Camp, Conl Crook; ohoap to
ready ptirchasor. Apply, O. n„ e.q.
District Ledger.
FOR BALK—Woll built, nlx-roomod
roBldoneo on nn ncro of ground, within ffftoon minutes walk from Fornle.
Kxcollcnt location. Apply, K. N„
District Lodger.
Apply, Mrs. L, A. S. Dack, McPhoraon
Avo. 14
This tt what you too
thoro ovory ovontng;
FOR 8ALH—A llttor of handsome,
U..-i-ocphbred, black Hold Spaniel Pup-
nlow: lour mnntln old* t10 tn <'>0
ench Apply, l»rlrorop« Wo11b>. Crsr.-
Ifti, ll.O.       v 11
CIobo to C, P. ll, Dopt, doing flrat
clnsg rcataurant trade, A barnaln
for <]iil<l. anlo; oasy .erm«. Apply
not 107, SUcbol. n. C, or Offlco of
Dlatrlet ledger,
Sato; torma rcjuonablo. Apply aftor
utx, C.P.rt, Co. T«lcAr_kv»t.. 52.it
d«air«a criRagemcnta. Apply I*. O.
Box 19, or Mr*. Pdllan!, Ann*__.      «
1TOR SALTS.—Pedigree Alrcdalo Tot*
-Iff* from finest teporte<I itock.   W.
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