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CARVER
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-;j One o fthe.-best ^bpxlng",bouts';ever
'witne'ssedyln Fernie came off'at? the
Grand -Theatre- i on .- .-Monday - evening
Ja8t.y"7The^'c'ontestaht'srwererCh'arley
Carver?;of TVIichelAand .Billy .'Mullihs,'
.well known throughout the Pass.^The
-'event.'.was-r'tlmed'??.to-come' off at^io'
ntr,,-,.. . ,„.., .
iyA7 , of'.their vman*8-victory.ll,
r'.' A7_.? were,".'however, considered !
"'their?appearance In the,ring, their.res-*.
" pective'.'admlpers appearing;confident
The'-odds
in faVor-of'
:" ':■-. A'cFver,'.Mullins, being, in the;opin}on,of-
'■ \. 77'many, too.old*'t(.'stai^n'd'iup*aga.n_)t-"such
, --*>.-•* at hurflcane"fighterri as Caryer.--'After,
h 7S :•. a| few rounds Carver's supporters-- Ttie?.
;).--, 'Jy came less,;confidei.,; as'M Mu'llins'7de-V
| Ay ..fence tactlcB was, a "revelation, to.the
\\7 7" majority-of those'-presentA As round
ll 7y. 'aftet.^ound^was jeeled-j'off; it -became
| y.A. 7perfectly"evident thaVcarver could n'ot
i\"-"'7"- -\knock the old'war. borse.out,7a_ad, that;
fyXX 4illnS a"' mls_iap;,^BUc__%?'as',the''"oiie
'A that^happened; :the"-5<Jiit*"wbuld?goTth'e"
-mmirof the'fttJUfIft'eeiiJr6unds. 7*ii&P
Alnsjcould-'not-cbme"^^^ to* Carver's
./weight, 145? lbs, and "although his ^x-
 «-'^»  ■_&£
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sdid Wt, Beemleffected byrthem. £-|Hori-l
^^e^sfy^yyy-'-y^yyy
_.pen'ed!, aid, hbnqrs7were'^abq^ut; eyenyy
■■ '^tb;.; Round.—Nothing -'exciting -,hap-v
^9th 'Round.^M^tters^b^gaii? to'^Hyen,"
jip.y '?Muliin¥'tried''for..'the^Ja^but
.O'afver. saved himself and swung atJjils
?QPP'onentX^aw"j jivho ^ucked^ arid! "retal^
.iate^ with, a.heayy^body^punch. ^Car-
<Ter,l.rushed,v, after„^,iiim>v buf!. Muliliis
.saved"himself andVthe round_'.epded
about-?even?^V^ •**$"% )1$&y
'' lOth'-'Roundi^aryer*. los^a ^couple
of good opportunities.-here. -,' He got
Mulllna off .hla' guard'and landed one'
pnnhe; face." A^Mnllin's,; looked a bit
.a&z€S,^ and'left' blmself ^openy and
fiad] Carver * followed" it 'ijp it.* might
have ended here.-/y Mullihs.pulled him
.self; together • and} forced -.the, fighting
until the end of the round,' getting in
■V'fewh"jhjots. *, 'Mullins  during .'the
round'? once ,Jagain''left himself open,
■but Carver^did not taira-- advantage of
Mt.°''vMullinV'round.;yA"Ay,'*'vv"'''''5''
; Allth "an"d"J'"12 *" Rjjiirids.^T hese 7were
somewhat tame;- the only outstanding
features bein'g'Mulllns'* defence.-Hon-
ors even. -   -.   *     S      '    .»•. -s *   .
?,'"13thiR6im'd.-^Thi8 -proved" to'be the
finai.roiind4? .Mullins took the afcgres7
slve, and landed on Carver's face., The
blow was .not, a heavy one, .certainly
i'noWutoclerit__o"have knocked Carver
down," but in trying to side-step he evi-
'deritly*.slipped and was.down on. both'
.knees. _"-, Whilst in- this popition Mul-,
*lInB,;_ilt1,hlm".)pn the*, right*-cheek. Some
'claim' hej" fiit'" hlni^with." his' left and
right,"but we?onlyi noticed ,one,blow"."
The ""referee' got in. between' tlie "two
and.stopped the fight. : Mullins loolc-
ed'aslfhe were appealing to'him to
allow the fight to_cQnttnue,,.and we uri-,
dergtand jthat?Carver had'fno. objection
to this', but the referee;gave hiei de:
■c^sipnjthfere^ and)then in jfavor of Car-"
.3_?r, SE4Ml?J_'L-._K_!iS^S$' J????.!}??1
'!^}J$K£p}£iiM Sdnpjgo ,the*jiimlt {
)'<:, act. .weight."wasl\hbt|?given,
tinderttood 'that'he'was!J3 lbs^heavier
. ? j1 ■ than, his' younger^ oppohent?', fyfr} 100
J.J-was vtlie?'.forfeit.piaid,,for ,this'-over-
. -1?\weight," ^Carver _ca3_''hardlyp>l_ave,(»a
-,,.. .kick; comings,-« Geo. O'Brien, of'--Coal
$7
^, 5    Creekrwas refere^nd^lthouglTtliei^?
' .iSj some slight .controversy as, to the
^justice of the" decision", anumberjcon-'
"tending -that Career..waB,on his feet
*T .y ?iwiheri:jie,,was1ilt at the>finisli,tor4"that
av A' MulltoB misfired;.talcing*l.fcjiiU'in.all^hV
.', gave-genera^ satlBfactlon.;'.* For Vour
.'; part ,we- believe thatUha 'refereeCwaa
,.. -justified in'hiB,'decW6^jiirtbpugKf.we'
?..baye no doubt but that the "foul was
\ purely accidental^ Mulliiis'couia have'
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JOHNSONVyiNSIN THE NINTH,
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%*&S VE(iAS; n! A|fjuly>4.-_johnspn
-(wprld's ?chWplon)sWccesBfully .'defended, his title this .afternoon in'his"
battle with, big Jim Flynn,rthe? Pueblo
■yi_V.mari,7oyerwhel_nIng Jiis adversary
in-the;ainth--mund'.qf-t}-e*fighfc7--Flynn
'never*1 had '-a- chance" w|th';the black"
smokej^ho simply^toyed?;with' him. It
was *aii*. easier .battle''than'* the*Reno
-affair, two "years "ago .today? C S&
Krziis (ASpellant) v$y The Crow's -Nest Pitss Coal
„>• ' .**>■■/ .f!i,   ,     f   -if -' *-        ,       .i t '     » ,
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Company Limited . -.;"ss
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(Present—Lord Macnaughten/'Lord-Atkihsonj aiid-' ?'former:'-!',-The Court,of'Appeal (Mr., Justice Irving
■- Lord Shaw.)     ; A>. "   -'   ^„>•'-■-■    *     '-"-.*
: =Thiswas ah appeal from a judgment of the Court
of'Appeal'for British-Columbia of April 28, 1911",
reversing a decision of Mr? Justice Clement' upon a*
case stated by. an arbitratorsunder'- the; provisions
of■'tlie'Brit.sh' Columbiat'Workmen's Compensation-
-Act; 1902. 's- •" 7 '*•', ,'»■>; -.'.. y . ..."' yX :v -. y ^
' -''.-'Vy ^  ' " '.JUDGEMENT"'' ' X' ■ ,,':!M-
i' Lord.vAtkinson,•_ in 'delivering their Lordships',
judgment pn Tuesday, June" 18, said tlie respondent?
company had in. their, employment,at;Fernip,;Brit-•
ish'Cblumbia, a workman who was"an Austrian subject .named Albert1 Kzrus.'' -"While..in; this'Wploy-
ment.he'met .witli'an accident'by"Aviiich'he lost his.
life. _ . It 'was""admitted .tliat; this accident-was an
accident "arising, out'.of:and in the"course of his,
the.; deceased'sj employment," > within the * meaning -
of "the statute.*, -'His'wife/now his-.widow; resided
at''the.'time'this occurred, and still resides, in ''Austria, and was,, like "her-.deceased husband, an Aus-lv
trian subject.'-.v '7'r, ' 7    '"' ",   "'\A,       j -Ay.,.
, • The;'appellant'is the- legal personal representa-'
tiveof the deceased, and residesin British Columbia.' . As'such representative he in:the interest of.
the-widow made an application for compensation",
•under.the7statute.     The arbitrator, submitted, for*
thefdecisioh, of a' Judge- of the? Supreme. Court the.
tliree"following questions:     . *,    , ^y      "'"'y-X-1
• *(1) (Can" tM?applicant who js"the legal personal-
representative of the^deceased-wbrkman/ and .wSo -
is-resident *in;the°Trovince , of.British" Columbia;
. obtain'arf award for compensation^ under .theWork-.,
! men's' Compensation 'Act? 19027 the dependant - of"
^dissenting) reversed' Mr. .Justice Clement's deci-
'.siow. 7 yy. i, i   .    f -. -,.. ',
■>' Lord, Atkinson said the'authority, orf which .the
"Chief Justice rdied'was^a.passage from,Maxwell
1 on^^'thfe|Ihtei*pretation'of* Statute's; p.. 213*. viz.:—
;-,','In'tli'e;absence of.an intention clearly, expressed
•piyt'o'be inferred from its language, or-from the
, object or, sutiject-matti.r or history of the enact-
;ment,'*th'e^presumptioniis that Parliament does not
'design its statutes to;operate beyond the territorial
-limits' oi,tlie United Kingdom." ,, .The principles
? embodied jn tlie passage .was directly-applicable to
; the case in .which it.Avas"cited,' because tnere-itwas
sough^'to, apply a statute of tlie United Kingdom
.to'an^ccident happening in Malta, arising out  of
an employment carried ^onin Malta.    rSo to apply
'the.'statute' would, indeed,''amount'" to making.'it
• operate beyond the territorial limits,of the United
'Kingdom.-, j And* the "Court of "Appeal'held, quite
rigljtlyin tlieir .Lordship's' viewythatthe. statute
didyuot' apply,,to-.such in "employment; but no*1
'attempt is made in the present caseio do anything
of that Jdnd.     A'     • y" ''.,''   '•*   ,   '
.  Here it is not insisted that the .Provincial statute
shall operate^ extraterritorially/ It is insisted that'
.by its''express'words jt"imposes'on the employer
a liability to compensate His workmen for personal
.injuries by accident arising but of and iii the course
."of the employment which ?he."carries, on,'. and in
■ which they7 work."   1 Where' tliat". employmeni ; is
'carried ori*. in* the Province?ofl British 'Columbia,
,.one of the^results of this'-intratefrito'rial operatioja
.of the statute .may, the'respondents'admit, nossiblv.
S,HIPS driven by oil engines
Lord, Plrrle Pronounced'Favorable but
is Dubious About the Supply
LONDON. July 2,^-;Lord Pirrie*' at
Copenha'gen. yesterday , after visiting
the -Danish oil-driven- vessel Fionla,
Baid oil-drlvcn vessels are bound to be
of great importance to ocean navigation. < .,
"Tho only trouble," he'sli-d, "la tbat
oil does not exist in England, Germany n and France, but' in America
where oil is plentiful and cheaper than
coal, these vessels will be largely,, us-
,ed soon, no' doubt, for the carrying
trade."
A* meeting between Chairman Walsh,
Commissioner McNeil and President
Stubbs was held in Calgary on Saturday last in connection with matters in
dispute at Bellevue.
* President' Stubbs; and Secretary-
Treasurer" Carter-met Minister of
Labor Crothers in Calgary last Saturday andjiad a lengthy discussion with
him regarding matters appertaining to
the coal mining Industry-In Western
Canada, and especially "as' it effects
the Labor:Department.' '"r?^"'j"- "'.-c
; ,. -t..-',- ;.—" r"? '-..'■-.,'
; Shipments' of • merchandise'and re
mittances of money, for, the Regina
Relief will be'sent by ! the'-Dominion
Express Co,free of charge..', * r, ','A
91
SORROW
Latest News From the
'Stricken City—Many
A Killed & Injured
- REGInX. July ;4—The'latest" reports .
as .regards the number of dead.'is".30?
and injuredi over .*200.    ^The injured ;■ •
are being cared for, in hospitalst and \.
the . destitute   looked .after.,,    The ,
town is under martiai.law and tbo mill-.:
tia in full'charge.    This was done to '.
stop tbe looting which was rife. Seven j
hundred carpenters are now at .work, ?
and more, it is said, are needed.    The .- ,
relief fund is still growing rapidly.' ■  "[
. Nominations for the provincial elec, }
tions next Thursday n took . place *
throughout the province yesterday and i
there will be a contest in. all constitu- ),
encies. The Socialists will contest ]
three seats. , )
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.Acting-Mayor Broley was in Regina
during the week.
; the; deceased'?beirig"'anAalieri ■ residing .iriia". foreign
S.country,jat,the(timqof tKe accident out',of whieh,the
;claim'-foi' compensation arose, and at the t-im'e\)f'tlic
ni'
* -had, no reason to try such methods.- He
7 „ .appeared.ttbf'be'quiUifrvBsh'imd could
,/':•' easily have stood.; the' other two
;*M < roundB„In.,whrch, evenCiUwould,v.in-
' all,,'probabilityJiave,been,aVdraw,. al-
I
,'y j "though/wo would".poj;have-be'enjpur-j
./'■    ' Prised to have-heard'tne^deorBfoniglv-'
,'<<''        >i'l.    !.!_.    »_,.._„_•..    'i._'_l   '<.__.   iLL._ '...__
attempt, to ^uard^jlmSelf against the
flj^ma&flTconstfnt butting.;' Finally he
•     ___...._...   _ ... ,, w .       » _,,  ^
got In close,, jumped a foot in the air
and lande'd.wlth' the,top,,bflilB;head against* .he negro's" jaw/ , CapC Pollack;
realizing that', seemed loath to end'the
contest on a foul; Jitmpe'd lntotho ring'
andbroughtthe battle-to an end. *-*Re?
"fereo" Sml thH&ereupon "^
such eircumstances enforce,payment "of .thie, award
pursuant .to ^Section 8 .of the.Secqnd Schedule^f.'ilie
^Workmen's Compensation <Ac£ 1902?. Mr.'.'Justice
[Glerrfo'nt answered the first question in the affir-
linative, \and declined'' to; answer -the: others.-
i
S***
f
„ei} In his favor^as what he lacked*ln
"forcing tho fighting he amply'irfade «P
in, IiIb fine defensive tactics .. ^Fo'r the
fj-y^raost part Carver did th^flghtingntiut'
fi--   '•..Mullins now and then mixed'it'a bit'.
■ -lWe undor8tand-thnt,Mr:!^oliJab,;of
•{he McNab Lumber Cb,',;iB offering'to
put up $B00 for Mullins In a'.flght with"
Carver again? , AlBO'that-MullIns-'lB
wjlllng to come down'to'l'4BUbs.r 'At
the timo.of *,'olng.'.to,press,'although
repeated calls wero made for Carver,
M'Jik^-iiM as %'.cbmb"tlif flight {wl
1 Buch, a doclBlolo. and * as JMulllna. Jb. pro-,
,pnfe4 to corrto down to weight, ho la
,. .'yTHfi itipHTiBY,; ROUNDS SS
. i(_it' llonnd—Carvor Jumped up 'all
treiidy for tho fray, .and started trying,
to^sot round fiU^in^/^Iulllrii'lboV
od'a bit needy,'but liofoto longahowed1
that he wa» Quito, a^ort and^bAo.tp^look
, aftpr himself. '* Onrvor tried hai'd to
gopn a few blows, but .thoy.wo'ro all
warded off, and the round finished up
with no damage to olther -party,  In
' favor of,Caryor.,,4 I S*^yXj
\nA Round—Mullins took.tho aggressive, and gotjWitliln reach of Car-
vor, whcihot-out,Ills loft, bot only
managed to roaoh hln forehoad. Mullins retaliated with a heavy blow tin
thg'oMott'.*1 f liey bdtfi tileguinto liven
up" and blows were freely; exchanged.
Tho round oMod-WfivSr/of Mullins/
4rd Round-HotW *„m"' sparred
nrAund, when Carver modern attempt
at.an upper out, but mlised.y - Mul»
Una trlod tbo same game;" but* wni
equally without success, Honors -even,
, fft tteund-^Cllnehlhif prodomlnat
ed.Jn this round and. nothing of any
- - -.th Round—In thin round Cliirvflr
made a determined effort to finish it.
Before many tecondi bad passed Mulllna allpped and fell on tbe floor. On
hit rising Carvor was after him again
Bud rot him nn thi» f»*h*N»V whlrti wmt
him down again. Mulllna took full
ttdfantage of tbo time, and until the
end of the round ptUfiod hlmrtlf with
getting but of Carver's reach. Cat-
ver'a round,
(th Round,—Mulllni decided to do
a bit of fighting, and got In % few
healthy body blown. He kept hot on
Carver's trail until time was called,
Mnllln'a round. .-.,-:
7<h lljOund,—Ctn-er eame up froth,
but could net make any Impression on
bin opponent'* defense- Mullins did
little of the fighting, but got In two
iWOLQA8T/RETAIN8!LIGHTA .ni....*.
iff M.I-.V-iWBfQHT-'CHAMPIONSHIP
i.i,-! - ' -f'^yfi'i , ')':>   ■ "'.J; . '*!**
♦W|n$ ,on F.oul, From plyera—Verdict
X ".',">.• Unpopular  yy.\ < ■''<"■>
<) u
M,i .^
'. t,-.'
lltqay-'Amtimy Juiy"f;4^6iga8t
^w^'lri.the^.lSthVpund'bf'lilB fight .with'
■.TootRIverB-:foi» the light-weight'cham-
pionahlp.   , In tbo 18th round Wolgast
hit itlversin tho groin, which to many
;ttPPeawd:a;foulr'ati,^tho;'Bapo*_tln^
"Rivb7BliTt'W&^^
<Vh'!ob^'ntv>-irm, Vtho floor, f ■ TH'o' referee "doolarod •■ Wolgast winner on a
Wk ^o'^Bt'sfB^onda -carrlod him
'frohjs'tho'rlrig."' RIveni-'Rbtfu^ without
any aid,     Tho decision is very unpopular as; niyors .;md„ put' Wolgaat
Jdc.wn"vwlth(n>|gh't on the Jiriw In tho
Blxtli'roiind, ! 'iflri'a Bure" thing that
tl.lB.puir Will-come,together, ngnln, as
Wolgast won on a mere fluke, If not
on a foulA''     * ' "
yThe .statute'is,' practically ■ identicar-'' with ' the *
^statute ,_of.. the United. ■ Kingdom, * the t AVorkmen's,
.Compensation Act';ofvl897, save that the duties im-
[posed upon the' Registrar of Friendly Societies by
•Section-3 of the Tatter are irtiposed up6ri-the 'Attorney-General of tlie Province by Section 4 of the
A''    '','': ■ - „  .. ' .,. ,'"<.'.•-"     ,
DOMINION IMsF
w * *■ -
1 \
W'
ALONG
'4*1 V/j^,-.   ■
PASS
Fernief  Frank and MicHel% XHold
CelebratiorisXrConte* ts for
; Old and Youngi
5? **£
PSpi
*/
7 be that in soitjyeteases a nbnrresiderit alien* may de-"
rive a" benefit _ urider< it,- but^tfieir Jiordships think
, that'if the liability thus'expressly imposed is to be
^cut-down'at'all, or if the eihployerjs to be relieved
■' froT^il'Jt^anr extent; -.this-musf b^ clone either by,
>*ome'provision- of the'StatuteV-'itseif Aor'':df^iho
schedules attached to. it, seither expressed br to be
dearly implied, and, not by conjectures as to the
.policy of ttheAct'not-suggested by its language.'  '
-   On*the whole case their Lordships are of opinion,
that the judgment of .the'. Court of Appeal was
erroneous, and,should be reversed, and that the
answer- given- by Mr. Justice Clement was correct
in law, and they would humbly, advise his Majesty
accordingly.    Thc respondents'must pay the costs
of the appeal.      '-,..;.-'
A Contemporary States
lethbridge will be:
Miners' Centre A
PITZ8(MMON8 POPULARITY   ?>'
*v?vfs       -   r  "S'       INCRBA8INQ
The popularity of IIob Fiteilmmons,
ox-ohamplon of tho world, and tlio Idol
of tho fight fanti, is on th5 Increase.
M J\mpttt^ gooavoj\,;and ,tho >Wto
bopo»t,'g6*(iown oifio by one, the memory of tho jjrtfnd old nian of tho rlr^g
.brings \. l0nKn(,.ttor^another of' bli
stamp to capture the goat of the "big
smoke" and .rolcgato him to thofbono-
'yard,- ?>■ ;t y p, a -\m $ -- -,
' FlUilmmonsMs now an actor playing
the lending role In a,pleoe written,o*
poelnlly for htm by Hal "Held, entitled
"A Fight for Love."
TIM-    ***** <!'•»«« ■>«**,    1   I.       r/.l* ,* i        *«
by \i\w pmnpnr>y. vMl. prpfl»«T.t "h Fijjnt
for Love" nt the Grand Theatre on
Friday, July Gth.;   '■     ' \y        '.
It has been decided to glvo an extra
performance of "A Fight For Love" by
..,_(.,..«
Orand o)> Saturday night. ' To accommodate Creekites a, special train has
been arranged for to leave Pernio at
3ip,m/
IP-
FORTY KILUEO AND FIFTY
INJURED IN NEW YORK
TRAIN WRECK
blow* on tbo ribf... ICarr«p,^ow«Tor»}««»t StlSjiiJlty,
' That I_c'thbrldgo will bo to the labor movement In Alborta and eastern
J), a,what Indianapolis Is to the
■labor movomont In the wholo of America; ■ tho ' oxocutivo hoadquartoM,
whero all unions will look for udvlco
from the chief officers ot tho movement, was tho statement made to iho
vsm-1    . *n   .i.   .fi.- -      '   ..-..- -I      .... * '
Hornld yesterday by one of the bot-t
known labor mon In the district, and
ho ii firm In;hi. belief that lt will Iw
less than two ycara when thia becomes
apparent ln,waya which ovoryono will
be able to see.
Thero la ovory reason to hellevo thut
the head'jwsrtoi'B of the IJnlted Mine
Workers oif AmorlCB,' Dlst. 18,' will bo
moved from Fernie to Lothbridgo with-
i„   M>.    ~;..l   H,:^" ..<•»..*.,   ' " -»t»i,n,   tl..
mlflArn' rnnvritloT. vtt\t\ In propiroM
hero Inat winter ..thoro wai a'l«ng du-
cuMlon ns to the advisability of organ,
(ting the Edmonton coal miners, and
affiliating thorn ae n district with the
rvitn t<ortn  TMnfctpt i-»      ,on>rtti -Hint
was Idling discussed It was suggested
tbat tho headquarters of the union be
moved from Fernie to Calgary. It was
decided, however, tbat aa Calgary was
not clou* to any of tho big fields that
intereit would be lost In the movement
if tbo oflicers bad tbeir beadquunors
ao far from actual work.
lethbridge, however, would be clove
to all tbo fields, and easily accessible
from all tt 1j Jn lho vtjy U&tl ot
Mm BeuthM_.AlbiH.i-. field, can' bo
easily reacbed from both Edmonton
'. By. moylng headquarters -, to .-Loth-
brldgeV .the labor men believe that
other,labor unions would,receive an
Impetus, which the miners' union cannot, give, in Pernio,"Where, mining is
practically tho only ,formt of industry.
The mlnorB and all other tradoo arc
allied, now, In tbo A.berta Federation
of Labor,' and by making Lethbridge
tho hoadqunrters of that, body, as well
as the miners' union, there would be a
Btroiigor.combination than If thoy wore
Bopiiratod.
< Tho building of a fine, large labor
temple hero, which will bo undertaken this yoar, will bo another Item
which, will bo considered-by the miners when making their choice bf new
headquarters when the Edmonton district is finally organised aa it will bo
In oil., probability this wlntbr. Tho
convention hall ln the now building
will seat cIoho to 1000 pooplo, and will
be Invaluable to tho labor movement.
If Lothbridgo becomes tho houdqiiar.
torn of tho labor movement as now
flooms more than probablo, the offlclKl
organ ot tho minors' union, the District Ledger, will be removed to Loth-
bridge, nnd would then becomo the official organ for all forma of organized
labor in the province.
. BOARD MEETING
A' Board Meeting of District 18 was
held on Tuesday and Wednesday In
Fernie, all ''members being present.
International Board Mombor T. Q. Harries, owing to pressure of business
elsewhere was unnblo to attend.
iPERNIELCEl-EBRATJONSi
'. Dominion Day was celebra.ec( quite
successfully under'the'auspices of the
Fernie Athletic Association. ,,
l. Jinder_^,st,ij..jJtfcDou'r&!!$--2T-B.---Du& (U
lap;"* * . . .. ■ A!?-" ' ' ' '
'' - "Same for 'boys' 12 and .Under-'-ls:.1
Frank' Hamper; 2,[B; McDougall.
-Boys'-high' jump—1,- Pete' Header-,
EBERT3 REPRIEVED
MACLEOD, July 1.—Accordnlg.to a
telogram reeolvod late on Friday after-;,
noon by Sheriff Campbell, Frits. Eli-
erts, the man awaiting trial at tbo
Macieod barracks, hns moon reprieved
until November by tho MlnUtor' of
.Tusflpe In ord«'r that tho ense mny be
heard by tho Supremo Court of Canada
In October.
N0TE.-0n enquiring from Secretary Carter we are Informed that there
has boon no offlplal move In this direction mado up to the present,—Ed.
PREMIER ASQUITH WOULD
copy Lemieux labor
ACT OF CANADA
? COKNINO, N.Y., July L-Over forty
passenger* were killed and fifty lojor-
«4 today When an -express train crashed Into tbo west-bound Lackawanna
pawengor train number 9, two-milM j «nd ItankbMd, ao that It teems to be
VALUED MEMBER OF LEDQER
v STAFF 8EEK8 PASTURES NEW
'■ A well-known Fernio realdent and
valued member of tbo, Ledger staff
bas departed for Vancouver, We refer (o A. J. Buckley, who has beon
ccmnf-r.H with this vhvtir for twn.
Mien year*, the last few of which as
foreman of tho printing shop. During
bis sojourn In this city lio has mado
bolts of friends and there aro very
few who do not know "Archie." Ills
genial smile and bappy disposition will
W, inU»»;J by tboM) wll-i whom .in has
come In contact.
On Monday morning the stall ot the
Ledger foregathered lo th* office and
pr«i4>nt(Kl Mr. RmrMey *rttb a band-
some travelling case at a alight token
of esteem and friendship for blm. We
I *qn..r*b.y located on tbat «*we.
«i  <-   **',   w*
LONDON, July S.—Ilon. Mr. Asquith
(prime minister) when receiving a deputation from tho associated chamber*
of commerce of the Empire regarding
Industrial unrest, said:
"I am' unaware aa to how fur Canadian labor conditions made compulsory Investigation before a strike or
lockout posslblo, bnt I Intend having a
careful Inquiry made Into tho work-
Inirs of tho Canadian Lemleux Act
with a view of seeing If It Ik ndnptahlo
here."
AA"*" 7 ~"~' '"
WIHsOW NOMINATED
DY THE DEMOCRATS
The Democratic Convention at Haiti-
rnnrfl nomlnsfiiil WrwWtrnw Wllsnn v»*.
Presldont of the I'rliK-Mori University,
and one of tbe foremost exponents of
"scholar In politics" Idea In thc United
States, for President, on tlto i<Hh ballot over Champ Clark, of Missouri,
Speaker of the House of Rcprtsinta-
tiVt'i.
An President Taft has t^en renoml-
imU'd by the rtepuhtlcans. atf) 'iiwo-
doro Roosevelt, having bolted the Con-
iM-micm H standing «.» *« lr.d< pmA*r.t
Pto«fOB8lve. It moano tb.it *»1**t*» v. Ill
Ut a three-cornered capitalist contest.
with Mm trtry protperity in his n«« (and o*e Socialist eandtdate. at the Pre-
»|.W.« ni UU>r. . n.iU-nlUl «>.H;l.<>na in Soiemntr.
population.
* The weather,' which .did not promise
much; tlast^ night, after ,. giving , the
ground an'extra Wetting during, the
night to make'sure .that Tno dust
would be' thrown In' tlie eyes of the
kids,' cleared away sufficiently to permit of the full'program being carried
out.   ,
- The procession ot school children
which formed at the Central school
and marched up 'victoria Avenue, at,
ten o'clock, was more thnn-'. four
blbcks In length, more than five hundred being In line, each child .carrying a Canadian flag or a Union Jack,
The procession was led by the Fernie Band and .tho numbor ono flro hose'
wngon,*moflt profusely decorated wljLh
flowers nnd bunting,
At the large lawn, In front of the
Coal Company's offlco, the big pnr-
ado wns hulled and tlio children were
nddroHBOd by Dr. Bonncll.
Then thnt part of the Bports, con-
slstlng ot foot-rnclng by Ihe girls nud
boys, wiih lnnugiiratort, nnd ovor fifty,
dollni'B'' worth of prlzos woro distributed by tho Judges of thoao
ovents.
A long program ot sports nnd teres
of HklU lind been arranged for tho af-
tornoon and a largo crowd thronged
tho grounds mul gruiul atund nt tho
north ond of town. ,
A 8ll0ht Mishap
No mishap of consequence occurred,
though In tha three mile motor cycle
race, Pete Henderson narrowly escaped Injury In a mix-up during tho first
lap of tho rare when he collided wltb
tho fence at a sharp curve tn the
track. Aaldu from uucycllng hit. cycle
and putting his motor out of motion,
no damngo was dono and his only com-
petit lor, young Mlnton, eyeU>A the
clrclo the fifteen times Mcofmary to
win the prize money, |2i~>, amidst the
plaudits of hit friends.
The Kills' raee, opon to nil school
girls, wai 'won by Albino Snhnkl;
second, Jeanlo Gaydor,
n.r.«    1d   (Iftfl   it«d/ii-~ 1    TVtwnn-   ■•
| MarJorle Mlebel.
UlrlN IS and undor—1, Nellie Attabo;
2, Annie Linn.
tilrlt, 10 and under—1, Mabel Michel; 2, Minnie Turner.
flirts, g nnd under—1. Klvlnn Hint-
fl, Laura Fawc-ott.
Uoya' race for boys S years old and
undor—1, James Thompson; 2 David
Watson.
Throe-legged satk raws—l, Dtinl.tp;
2, McDougall.
-Ui.k liti.) (or Viojh wmWi ti)-—,,
Glover.
Hh> yftril raoti for »ciiool boys. o(i>r»t
—1. A. Mulrhead; 2, V. Henderson.
Ttayr, 15 *ni8 under—1, B, PHinUp - ?,
Jcbu McDougall.
Boys 12 and under—-1 Spencer Kt>no-
day; 2, P;.nl Kosk.
H*>f», «t«»p anrt Jump, boys H and
-' Out- of nine entries in tho bicycle
race, first place „was won by Brown,; 7,
of (West Ferhle.agaInBt:A.*WoodhouBe  „
of* the District Ledger Staff, second.  )
'\B. Smith .toot; first 7,ln tho broa^l  |
jump and Leggor second. -1 „
Duthie won fjrst ■ in ^the  10  yards   .
(open) nnd Smlth"2nd. r'"  *
'  Clnyton Dubois won tbo -140 yards
rnco, G. Wilson taking "second placo in
a good race. ,   .   ■ '
Smith won tho, JOO yards hurdlo arid
Langdon 'second.
The 2 mllo foot" race'was won by
Clayton DubolB, J. Sliaw second.-    .
f
MICHEL CELEBRATION
The annual Dominion, Day sports
woro held oil the Prairie on the IkL
.and tlmnks ^o^n onorgotlc commltteo
a first clnBH*'proBrhm' of bvohts was
gone through,,, Tlio entries wore good,
nud competition was keen 'throughout.
Tho winners of the ^principal evonU
wore as follows:'" " '
Pony iiaco  (1-1  haniis)—1st prize
$30,'lIigg1nM, Coleman; 2nd, J1I5,"Flab;'-
or,'' 7,        j ,_    j  y
• HorBO Ttaco.—1st prlio. ^80.o6,,a'ou^
Iny, Hosmer; 2nd. $IB. TOddJr.    ;; ", "
Trotilnis lince" (buggy"owtibra drive)
•—1st prlzo $30, Dr. Weldon. 2nd, $115,
O'Neill.    ,       •
Marathon'Rnco, 1, miles— i'sl prlzo
$10, II. Davies; 2nd, $0. Krnll; 3rd, $3,
Hampton.
Quartor-mllo Hnco (local)—l, Wodd;
2nd, II. Davies.
( 100 Yards Diisb—i, Wodd; 2, Taylor.
Old Finn's Hncn (no yonrs nml over)
—1, Weaver; 2, "Missouri IIIH."
Mnrrled Ladles' llm'o—J, Mrs.
Little;; 2, Mrs. Htephouson,
Young Lades' Race—1, Miss Taylor;
2, Miss M. Simons.
Throe-legged Race (75 yards)—].
Porter and Krnll; 2, Ifonrd ond Davis.
Obstacle Tin re—1, ,T, Price; 2, M.
Mirror.
Potato Rnoe—i, n. DavIh; 2. L.
Krnll.
Mlrbpl ana Ci.jW.-j).
moro (iicnt
Footbnll—1st prhe $C0. Mlohol F. C,
»Ix (beat New Town A and 8. Weaver'*
0.)
Shooting Comtwtltlon—1st prlso pr,
flftlfl    trio #*«/i-»     /v"'*' *     * ' *" i     *>*      « '
2nd, pair Victor Shoes (value $7),
Beard,
R.
FRANK. Altn,. July 1,—_\ Jjugo
numlx-r from Columan, Blairmore,
Itello-mt!, llllkrvgt, end othor points
nvalloil tbniisclvea of the opportunity
of spending tho holldtva »f Frrmk.
whor<* a <*]< bra tlon on ft jj,tf.t, p(8j0
war In progross under tho auspices
frf tbe 1-f.cj.I «. j|. W. of A. Tl* *ea-
ihf»r won rjtilte Inausplotous for the
writ, being cloudy and threatening
all the morning, and aftor a ttrlxtllnir
K'ontinnod on pig« |) -r"   f.i&ny' "*** "-i-i-   * i<v£y   •-■?*   "if7
PAGE TWO
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THE DI8TBIOT LEDGER.
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Uirn Ihtt ttitt* li tt loi.t on* dr*»_rd iIIumm
(bit icl.nc- bn iMfn thj. to euro In ill IU
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" The .Manchester Geological and
Mining "Society ?met on the 14th inst.,
'Mr. George S. Caldwell, of West-
houghton, read a, paper on the Chinese
coal fields. ,
I Many coalfields in' China, he said,
were .worked- by„natives and foreigners. '.'"All the various kinds, of coal
were represented in one of another of
the various-.districts. . The province
of Shansi was nearly all one large
coalfield, the estimated quantity of
coal iu this province being six'hundred ,ai_(l thirty thousand millions of
tons';* or many times the quantity of
ungotten coal in Great Britain? "■
Special attention was directed to
the Lla New Ho coalfield ln the province of Honan. During recent years
boring bad been carried out in a
thorough and systematic manner by
Europeans under European management, and the coalfield had been proved for many Bquare miles!" with seams
of coal-varying from 10 to" 40 feet-in
thickness." - The'sinking was hot such
a-formidable operation as it was in
thia country, there being no very hard
strata to-pierce. The .water was the
real obstacle, and this was encounter-
i
Uri'ln dolnif In wim"
niti.li fu__li
<-..»4.«.<y<<ir.i muil 4f*ifilUA ,
lb* i*ri»i>.l«_i>.» ni*»
In .'I" tJIill'« (IM***  tUt   IU/
offer »n« HiinilrM I»tliri far unj f»*» tbit It
fllla tn <V'K   Hi-ad Ur .'i«t at ttft'uvinlil;
AddnuT. t OMKNKY k CO., Tot. do. O.
Hold b/ ill ttnifVli. Mo,
Tiki llill'i rimll/ J"ll« fo' eonitlptt-OB.
ed in-very large volumes.. ?."That,a
system of ventilation was necessary in
the mine,',' Mr." Caldwell .went on, "was
one of the most difficult things "to impress upon the' Chinese mind.     Separation doors and brattice_.cloths were
erected",under the'instruction .of   a
European, J^but .when he was absent
the door would be probbed-open, or
the brattice cloths nailed on one'side,
or torn down: because the workmen
thought-that they interfered with the
drawing of coal,  or with' .the men
shouling to one another.  , They also
could not see the approach of a deputy, r 'Another solution .lay in the
fact that often the missing brattice
cloths-bad been converted into wearing apparel.   A.   .     It is fortunate'
that no gas has been,found in these
mines, because the Chinaman likes to
indulge in a short but very frequent
smoke with a' pipe made from a short
piece of bamboo, and if there are
no lamps or torches he uses his flint
and steel- to light up.     if it were
necessary to prohibit smoking In-the
mines some very - efficient   system
would have to be adopted to overcome
their extreme craftiness, and it would
be necessary to make-them without
pockets?   .   .   .   The Chinese are   a
hard-working and industrious people,'
not difficult to, supervise, and very
docile,"quick to plck.up-.new^jnethods
and adapt them selves": to?- EurbpVan
ways, but "they are yer £ careies_s"al.out
their- own .safety, whicK•.they0seem
to treat:wIth'contempt.*7^'One;of their
greatest failings is to ddse;off,tb-eleepl
at.all hours;and; in aU^sbrfsT-ot"positions." "Manyylives. have7been"?;lost
through the pump attendants'dozing
while attending, sinking7'pumps*and
falling, down\the * shafts.! A In.:; some
mines the* colliers go dbwi\ Jfor'twb or
three" days at. a. stretch,-for .the mere
fact of winding workmen "up and dov.n
the stiaft^each shift_ would, interfere
seriously withAhe. outputs.-'.No Coal
Mines Regulation Acts exlstyiind wind
ing is continued day and -night, "including .Sundays,: which are1-not-days
of. rest. * \ Coal. tumlhg^ls^bnly-, suspended by sbme accident, bf when the
stock of,, coal on the surface* lias .absorbed all the available capital.
Proposals were made In;one,case'
to take the'railway alongside the.min-'
S, but as-this would interfere with
e employment of barrow coolies the
matter- was promptly /droppedA The
difficulties of race,? Mr. Caldwell added, "will quickly disappear when the
large numbers of the present generation have' completed their education
on Western "methods, and are able to
appreciate? the necessity of. working
hand in hand, with foreign.enterprise
for the development of their, rich
country and will bring out.the qualities5 which "have been lying ^dormant
for centuries in administration,, engineering,, and all other branches of
science which lead a pountry into the
van^of .progressive nations, where the
.gr-batest good • is • Bpread over the
greatest number."   '       ',?■_   -.
Yeu will find relief in Zam-M!
' it ease* the burring, stiiwlng
pain, stops bleeding and brings
case. Perseverance, wnth ZJyo^.
Buk, means dure: .Why not prove
this ? Ml Sruofftiits^attd &ctv$^
'■■ ' y. ^«*ao* «kyyy<r~.
am Buk
"roRf
L?o^g5?
MORE HOME
BANK GAINS
Report Successfn! Year's
A   Business
-. i-«i
A8SETS DOUBLED IN FIVE YEARS
To judge from the roporti appearing
in tho daily pros* tlto rellRloUR organi*
zatlona mo nothing moro aorlous tho
matter with modern aociaty than tho
tobacco habit, tlie two-Htop, tha con-
sumption of lr« croam and fandy on
Sunday and tho disinclination on the
pnrt of aomfl nt/ihorlilM io admit that
the policy ot chivying tlio women or
tha under-world all over tbo country
la going to do anything towarda tbo
removal of an evil tbat cannot te aup-
pwiieed.
The annual meeting of- the Home
Bank, of Canada, for the fiscal year,'
ending1 May, 1912, was' held at the
Head, Officers King street west,' lo-
ronto, last. Tuesday afternoon. Mr.
Eugene O'Keefe, President, occupied
the chair. The Annual Report,-received by the shareholders, showed,that
the Home Bank, maintained "during
last'yeaTrthe'satisfactoryrTfe^olpro-,
gress of the previous year, .there be-,
ing'an-increase?,in deposits.of $800.-
000, with a proportionate, gain', in assets and_ circulation..-The continued
prosperity of the Bank has 'warrant'.'
ed the advance in.'the.rate of dividend from six to seven 'per cent-, the
Annual Report including paymenfof
the last quarterly dividend at this
higher rate. After the Shareholders
had .extended' to the Directors and
Management their thanks for thc satisfactory condition of affairs, and ra-
elccted the, Board of Directors, a
subsequent meeting. " of • Directors
was held, at which the former offic:,
ers were re-elected. -   ' .*   " '   ,';_
Thc Board ' of Directors and the
Officers for" thc term of 1012-1013,
will be: .
Eugene O'keefc, President; Thos.
Flynn;, Vice-President; Directors: E.
G, Gooderham, John Persse, W, Par-
kyn Murray,'Thos, A.. Crcrar,, John
Kennedy, Colonel James Mason.
Colonel   James   Mason,    General
Manager; J. Cooper Mason, Assistant General Manager.
The Directors* Report,    ,
Colonel James Mason,, being appointed Secretary of , the meeting,
submitted, tlie following report' of
the, Directors: ,'
"The Directors have pleasure in
submitting to the Shareholders the
Annual Report o. the Home Bank,
giving the result of business, for the
year ended 81st May, 1018, together
with the Balance Sheet at that date.
"Four Quarterly Dividends have
been paid and provided for; the first
three at the? rate of six per cent per
annum, and thc fourth nt the rate of
seven per cent per annum, an increase from six per cent to seven per
cent In , the annual rate; $23,000
written off Hank Premises Account;
$25,000 added to the Rest—making
that Account slightly iu excess of thc
sum required to make it equal to
one-third of the .'aid-up 'Capital, and
the balance, $ho,ooi.ub carried forward at the credit of Profit and Loss
Account
"Branches were opened during the
year at Weyburn, Saik., Delaware,
Ont., with a Sub-Branch nt Komoka,
"Thc total number of shareholders
Is 1071.1
"Thc usual examination by the Directors ot tlie Ireasury nnd Sect.ri-
J.'_v_ n»> tiUfie, Ami (he /irancriuti inspected."
The Annual Report.
Statement , of the result of th*
l>.islnei.s of thc Home Bank of Can-
-.vi* tux liie >t..r ending Tilit May,
1013: ,
Profit and Loss Account
Balance of Profit and toil
Account, nist May, 1011.$ (10,303.47
Net profits for   thc   year
aftrr Hrdnrfln^ charge* of
management,   accrued in-
tfrrr,t, ' full   provision for
lad   and   doubtful, debts
anil rebate nf interest on
unmatured bills 140,0,10.9
Capital Profit Account
Premium on capital, stock. ' '
.received during the year. '.  6,312.02"
y-"" - ..-   -•        ..   *     $215,645.91
Which has been appropriated as follows: y. ., .*   y ,,- '•'•
Dividend7'No.   19,    ■    . >     ^     ,*,
• quarterly, at? rate
of 6 per cent per •
annum. .'.   '..   .. 19,014.77 „,   c
Dividend   -No. ' 20,    •
quarterly, at "rate,  ' '       '    '
o_o6°per cent per'
annum    ..... /". .19,087.79 '
Dividend  -No.   21, "     '
quarterly, at  rate
of 6; per cent per, ' -l
annum    ;.   ..".'.19,088.45-
Dividend   No.   22,
■ quarterly, at. rate
of 7 per .^cent^per „ .
annum ,■,.??..   . .22,453.22       •,.„-•
-     ■•-.    71    -       7__ ^"79,644^23
Written' off-bank premises
-account,...A?..   ..-..  -.. .25,000.00
Transferred . t'6': Rest7'Acct._£25.000.QQ,
Balance .carried" forward  ,v 86,001.68
*  ...        „     -       $215,645.91
7   '-"'"'■    Liabilities
''-" To .the".Public:— ,'    -    '- 7;
Notes of the Bank in cir-   ^
• culation   ....   ....   ..$1,060,385.00
Deposits not 7s-   " ,
bearing int.,$3,059,214.30
Deposits bear-   '; .     .
ing  int.   . .$7,008,60i.82 i
"A'       ?.. ...,-$ 9,067,816.12'
Balances due other banks
in Canada  ....   ..   ..
Balances due   agents' in
Great "Britain. .•	
Balances due   agents in
■ foreign "countries?.  .7'
104,120.78
37,565.09
270,339.10
Call, 1 loans   secured   by
stocks,   bonds • and de-
-bentures..   ..-	
1,454,602.94
Current loans
and bills dis- -'   '.       ".
'.counted    y.$3,075,171.15 /.
Over due     '„  .
debts'  (esti- ,
.mated   loss ■*
provided, for/ «28,787-02.
Mortgages on
real , - estate "T ^        \
sold by. the   - :,
bank    .'.',?'.7    .9,187.23
Bank   prem-
ises,     safes  <..
and*,   office -;   7 ' "
' furniture.v ;\. '338,530.29,,
Other *, assets '   30,007.06
? 3,903,872.67
8,481,682.75
,  $10,540,235.75
•  To the Shareholders.•
Capital-.(sub-  . -      . .
. scr-libod) y
paid up  ..,$1,286,050,97
Rest.',  ,;.   ..    450,000.00
Dividends
unclaimed •.        813.80
Dividend. No.
22 (quarterly) being at - *
rate   of   7
per cent per
■ nnnum, payable June 1,
1012.,...   .,      28,4M,B2
Profit & loss
account carried forw'd.     80,001.08
-$ 1,846,310.07
$109,331.89
Gold it silver
coin,, ., ,,$
Dom. Govt.
Notes .,
Assets
$13,385,655.42
70,288.04
1,808,018.75
$ 1,387,..0U0
Deposits with Dominion
Govt,   as   security for
note circulation .. ,„$ 05,000,00
Notes bf and checks on
other banks     885,000.78
Balances due from other
banks in Canada .. .. .178,803.01
Rnilwny,   Municipal nnd
other bonds      332,078.55
- -' --'', V.**.-,.-,.;- $12,385,555.42
The,President's Address.    .     v  7
Mr.* "Eugene" ;0'Keefe'/ -.President,
theni-spokeyregarding— the—Annual-
Stateiherit:?.*1'".^7   • -
-,. ."The net'"profits' for the'' year,
which are about eleven per cent bn
the Paid-up^Capitai^are somewhat in
excess.of' last,,year's;- these,, profits
migHt be' larg£r;7but ^'the Directors
believe'a" conservative -policy to cbe
in the'best interests of-the institution.
•'.'Immigration to.Canada bf the
most desirable character is steadily
increasing, the incoming-.settlers being, chiefly from the. British-Islands
and the.Unite^ States.'In the case bf
the' latter, they bring in much wealth
with'.tiiem. Railroad building'is on an,
extensive scale, 'and. the natural resources of;thc country arc in active
development. The", Northwest crop
last year, although not. quite up to'
expectations, was larpe „—' this year
promises well. * Tliere ..is. an' increase
in the acreage^, of the various' grains
of Over a million and' a half- acres,
the total being vi7,072,000 acres, and
if - the: weather conditions continue
favorable, the result should show a
yield, considerably larger than, that
bf' last year.   '      ',■•"*■
"This Bank has formed, a very advantageous connection''lit,'the Northwest .Provinces, which are making
such strides and promise tb be in
time the greatest wealth-producing
portion of the'Dominion) agriculturally'speaking?
"At thc present time, and for some
years to come, the Northwest will
however require a great deal of capital for its development, but when the
tide will turn we shall expect tqreap
ttie benefit of the foundation wc are
now laying there. There is one feature, however, In the situation which
is very regrettable, and thnt is „ the
large and growing speculation In
building lots in many of the towns
and cities in the three provinces. The
speculation In these Iota is not confined to the Northwest, but Is quto
extensive throughout the Province of
Ontario, as many of our farmers and
citizens arc risking their hord-carn*
ed savings in this dangerous way. Its
effects are felt by a steady withdrawal of deposits from *thc various
Banks In Eastern Canada   for   thc
purchase of. these lots?-.This? unwarranted speculation?- can have^bu: \onc:
ending, and it."is ";'tb.; be ."feared '/.the.
money Thus invested"in''airprobatiii-
ity will, in manjr instances, 3<j lotalr,
ly:, lost- • 'A •'• - >y A,"' *■'"''' -"' - A A
, "Our Deposits' have increased about
$800,000, and -Circulation shows a
satisfactory increase-r^-the' net profits
are about eleven, per    cent Aon the
.I v...    ,
average Paid-ijp Capital.. - We have-
written $25,000 off Bank Premises'
and added to the Rest $25,000, which
is rather more than is required, to.
maintain''the proportion of" thirty-
three and a third per cent' to" the
Paid-up Capital..The .dividend for the'
last quarter of the year, was increased from six per cent to seven" : per,
cent per'annum—the-business of the
Bank .warranting.such increase. The8
balance remaining, ,$86,001.60, has
been'pilaced^ at credit" of Profi-* and
Loss, Account. Nqtjnuch was1 done,
in the * way of . opening up' new
Branches?1 One-was opened'at.'Wey-.
burn, a good point" in the Province
of Saskatchewan; one at'-Delaware in
Ontario, with a. Sub:Branch at "Ko-
moka. -     '  ■     ' - ,>'' ' ' .   -'*•
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"The.total assets of the-Bank have
doubled   in*   five'   years ' and ■' now
amount to$12,385;555.42, anjhcrcaao.
over last year of ,$1,330,685._43." ? '
Western Director Speaks.
Mr.-, John Kennedy, ■ one of the
Western -* Directors of. the Bank and
.also, a; Director of the * Grain Growers' Grain-Company, stated "that, the"
name "Home'Bank" was becoming a'
household word, in Western Canada.
He -assumed "that; -the . President,
when he spoke of the valuable, connection' the B_.nk had made in the
Northwest, ' referred to the Grain
Growers'? Grain Company,- atid he,-
Mr.> Kennedy,'-'was in a position ' tb
speak , clearly ^on the subject. The
business, of-.the' Grain .Company had
steadily'■ grown. It has now a paid-
'up capital of almost $600,009.00 and
a" foundation,, laid for a nice, reserve
.fund?". This current year the Company, has handled- 28,000,000 bushels'
of grain, which is, 10,000,000' bushels
in- excess - of its business for, the .pre-,
vioiUfiyeirrI_'"K_S^beMrdrvery greixt
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Hnmmor timo always bringa Additional foot trouble
through chafing, heating, and excessive porapiration..
Foot abraiflons aro oxtromoly clangorous as tboy aro
susceptible to inTeetinn. Most of yonr foot troubles
can be avoided by the uso of our    "        '
,      Foot Powder
A powder that has healing, soothing proportios. Takosi
tho odor out of perspiration, rondors yonr shoo.*? moro
comfortablo and walking more enjoyable.
2S cents, the can
Bleasdeirs Drug Store
DEUG8 AND STATIONERY FEUNH3, B.C.
benefit iri regulating^ prices and* im-
proving .grain marketing, 'conditions.
The,HomeJEtank, gets a good, deal of
credit. from the .farmers .of ?the ..West
forv those jmproved' conditibnsl," TheT
Grain •Company./has proved its' faith
in the Batik's future by investing Iii
its shares oyer,$135,000—represented
by; oyer 1,000 shares—and there " are
as ih'any as 1000 Western farmers also holding shares; of.the Home Bank.
The farmers of.the West.appreciate
the'Value of their connection' with the
Home Bank. Speaking more1 farticu-
larly pf,.the,'Wcst,Af* the,.'policy ,of
the i^Bank; continues.. toVdeyelbp ,to
meet'western conditions, there, is be-
'forc"it a; great future.' The Bank is
highly regarded in the Districts
where'lts'branches arc situated, and
it is a matter of 'congratulation' that
they ' have been 'ddiijg^weir almost
from'' the start.,'' The requests' for
new.branches.are numerous. It has
been estimated. ,that in five "years
more Western Canada' would be producing 500)000,000 bushats, of wheat.
This alone would > mean a tremendous development In every way, Mr.
Kennedy thought it important that
the Bank's, capital,should be Increased by the sale of stock. The Western
shareholders are anxious to see the
Bank fully keep pace with tlie. development of the West. The future
of the Bank is bright and,its stock
should prove, attractive .to investors.
The West is forging rapidly ahead,
ond with Its numerous natural resources rapidly, being turned jnto
wealth, there Is no better field for
the Bank's activities,
Mr. Kennedy in his remarks corroborated ' the statement made by
the President regarding the speculation'In city and town lots1 in the
Northwest Provinces.
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Bone-handled Tea'or Dinner Knives,,at1 fl'.25'por half dos.- •'
1835 Wallacis Bros. Ted' or'Dinner knlyeB, $2.00 p«r half dos.
y» Doa, only Dinner Knives, best plate, $1.75
1 % "Doi, only.. Toronto Sliver Plato Tea Knives, $2.2$.
1817 Rogers' Bros. Dinner Knives, $3.00 per half doi. .
Rtfgers' Best Plited TAble flpoons at IBo. each. ,.:    .*   n      -.
Wm. Rogera and Son'Table Spoons $1.75 per half, dos. .
1847 Rogera' Bros.. Table Spoons, $2.75 per, half doi.;'
1847 Rogers',Bros. Dessert Spoons $2.50 per half doi. "'   ■
Tea and. Dinner Forks,"best plate, $1.75, per half doz."
: Wm. Rogers' and Son Dinner Forks,' $1.69 per half doi^ '
Wm. Rogers' snd Bon Al Tea Forks, $1.76 per, halt dos,,-,,,,
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the public >vith quality goods at living
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.,.,, ;To the Editor, District Ledger.?' ■_ 7.
"'_." ; Dear Sii*;—Will Vou kindly favor,ine'
A; ^ith'a little space in?'your paper?   ." ''
y..- -I saw in your paper about a'rod'and
">g'un tax? but it is not "so much.about
_*'   the tail am "writing'but':t_he'itte_npt
,-to reserve .'certain:portIoda of" thVElk
".  A/a.1!ey\j*s.'statsd in.'tie g»me<warden's
-: -report thls,;year.y-It;_*ays" that"there
-. is .a^scarcltyof^game ih the'Fording
<   >River_ district*-!a,'.branoh*of the Elk
River valley?";-;'As-far as. I.cWsee'it
-,   is "a. case of jealousy* as there.-are a
;-few, who think they .own the country
;. ;, because' they were-in.first^Two years
■•Sy&5°. myself-.and ttree,-more"= were4in
l":. that.district,'hiihting/ ■' We-were out
'" a.lttUe longor? than we "expected* and
. - ran short of food, so we came.across
' .   one of these men? who "thinks he owns
_ ' *he country and aiiked us where we
7  were* going to, and we told him up
y EJwing Creek.;-.m said Ithere. ivas
.    nothing up there,-and anyway It:waB
,. reserved by the. Imperial Coal. Cora-
", pany. . Just fancy a' man'"teliing Wthe
y coal _ company Vesbrved' tile game-1 as
i   ;> well, as the; coal!   -But we'.told him
,'-,   we.were -,, going . anyhow: k Now * 'this
7 *7e>a.r.tl?f0 report' comes buf'tb^say that
•   ;.the government "intend to close this
,-- -district. .-. We got'to work,, got up.'a
' -Petition'against It, and whiie'this is
,„ -going/on  up. comes Warden',7E_ewls.
Some orthe .bo"ys_tackled'7him' aiid he
- .-v says it-,was" wrohgrto;get"up'-a.peti-
?v.tioiiyas they, did,-not intend"to' close
hut we went-ahead and sent it-in and
got a'reply to'say they;only intended
toclose forgone year!;-; We know from
-past-experience, that once dosed   It
-•    means for ever if they can manage it
; . so" I guess Lewis.'thinks." with his employers, that the working class las en-
' ough .pleasure, in'working and. sleep-
.„ lng, hut-if the boys in the.Pass*will
. get together and-.show we want a like
. '. Pleasure as' well as they, it will help
a'little. to bring them to their, senses,
y .There isranother point "i'would "like
;.   "to,know, and:that is:."can they"prose-
'.'•y cute a man if'he. Is-found on what
■y they call a game reserve, if'there is rib
7 notices to. say where, the" reserve is,
y  as they have a" reserve'up t_ie.EIk but
,.   no notices to say7where it starts Jor
?  where it ends, nor any, fence? -*A* A'
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A-V ;(Answering-our correspondent?-we
,-   would; remind him that, .,frou7a, strictly, legal viewpoint,-ignoranceVno'de-,
._fe__Cfi_-1Wheri___th<___?P.l.lnrlL_/._, n7.__.r7x?. •■_
Inclined? to; thljiir that' he 'will: noi "be
excused if?foun'd*hunting on anyl'such*
'game .'reserve? "I. - This," of,'course! 'irqm
a ,'"legal'^yiewpo}nt:7'7^utJ-ifAofr'the
other hand,"^^ourlcorrWpqna^'nt^cannbt
ascertain; the .location? of 7t'ne^reserve,
wellAwe - should^ advise'rhiia^not^to'
''lose-any'sleep'i if lie" sh'buld; unwitl-
iiagly ^tre'sp'ass thereon,; v. We'are j£th-?
er .surprised .to'get such a .query'from
a .student, of these .columns.,(and?/we
presume' our correspondent is,.;fro_n
the tone of his letter)-, for Vureiy he
MUST uriderstand;?th~at' "la'w^ *Js cer--
tainly'neyex" logical-,: to .say" nothing
about being equitable!—Ed.).-;'.; [y
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i™?i:P;S^T^G^^ERN^£ a 0^^7^1912
BEAUT|FyiNG4MICHEL;
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'" quiry). become enlightened, find if the
' reserve-Is mentioned, or indicated'; on
any printed map or matter'obtainable
,-of- the pl-ovinclal authorities, 7-we are
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HOSPITAL DAY A    Ay
,--.     ;   .',; Michel,.B.'-.C."June _j-4,":19i2
Tb'the Editor;' DIs.trict 'Ledger.''\\ 7:7"
? Dear; Sir—Will  you, kindlr",insert
the following in-the':Ledger, f     i   .
'.There, have been.a; few Jadles in
Michel .who* tried ,tb brgahize' a dance
in ald'bf Michel Hospital. A However;
Dr. Weldon, heard about-, it andVsked
forr^it';to. be called 'off,J the" reason
given, being, there?had? been an appeal.
made to the Local Union for 50c. a
month more/ viz., instead of $1.50. it
will   be   $2.00,   when   things,, were
brighter in the camp.. Dr Weldon seemed to think* it would be selfish on his
part to" knowingly, let the .ffanceJtake'
place -when "an;appeal „had  already
been' made for 50c. a'month more.
There seems, to be a lot.-o,f .carelesB
or:Indifferent people in B.C.,    Those
who could help to aid the hospitals all
seenrIn too great a hurry to get rich'
quick • tb; noticer that. there ,are sick'
and suffering people here just as there
are-:!?.'*hb old,countries.'^    We all
kno*,thi_ hospitals'.here? are riot.organized as'tliey.are'in the old country,
therefore ttiey^ are in the greater-need
of our support. - • If a p'erson comes
to have a ."lengthy sickness iri an hos-'
pital in the Paso-$18 does not go very
far.,. We' all know "theAost.of ordinary living.,.   We know, too, those who
do  not 77p'ay» monthly 'for - treatment
pay more, when they'must receive it,
and,- those' people who  do  not. pay
monthly could well afford to organize
some public entertainment every year
in aid of the hospitals,'yet never make
an .effort.,    in other countries'the
hospitals are never forgooten by rich
otu poor alike.     It would - be well if
there-was a-Hospital, Day Instituted
in this, country.     People have now
nearly paid,their double rent, who are
employed by the Crows,Nest Pass
Coal Company, and'-ItJs htgh time
something was done, for-the hospital.
I:.know there.are a great many men*
in the PaBsjwho'think aiid say like my-v
self ."Therei'ought to be , something
done," yet-there are a few selfish one's
who. seemyo?want.all" for "nothing.
_Will_iVnnLn1oooo!Hw__i__»i.f__+v.jr._iii4.«i_j^._
the v language > beBt understood , by
foreigners in:the;I_edger aiid oblige,'
A" A;       '■> Yours .truly,'"',-   ■** ;'
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iy. . y 'Box i9,i;iMel?fB7C^'
Sy 'J ' •' , 7"y?^e1w'tt*;i9i2.
To the Editor,. DistricVl^dger.'A;-.^;-
Apear.Shy-lf .you ,willyallow^'me
spacfe'in your valuable paper^I^hquid
liketb-iriake a suggestion through'iif to"
the residents of Michel.V^yyr.lS'A A:?
";-.I.j,ave been here'but a tew days and
haye not a^sufficient - knowledge,;bf
■^things to speaks with authority.";-',,brie
thing I have noticed rarid.'that."Js.tiie
remarkably-rapid growthAwhichAthe
;gardejn truck,makes.here.'...-.Ay? -." ;';-
Alt brings to my mind'this'thought:'
Why'could not Michel^hoia.an^.exhib;,
tion in |he. fall with garden,.produce
t aisacl' here.' , I firinly.-believe' tjicrt
c?uid be enough subscriptions.taken
ui. to make it worth while'for'competitors. . The exhibition need not be
confined Jto vegetables alone,-poultry,
pigeons,! rabbits, needlework, ■ baking,
woodwork, collections, of wild /fib weirs
and many other things might be .added. . -Almost every person has some
■hobby, then why not bring to light occasionally the talent of.which some of
us know-so-little. Ihave'seen very
successful Jocal exhibitions held'..in
smaller places than Michel' ? Will the
people of Michel please think It over
and if they" choose to move in the mat-'
ter I'am perfectly willing to put the'
church at their disposal fpr.a public
meeting.' ' ' ■•"-."_
- Again thanking you for your consideration. ,     -..-'?-"*-.
•y   -    '  ":*"   Yours truly,   ,'
7"   »    A      '"   "    .,      E. C. CURRY.
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yj    PAGETHEEE
HOUDANS
SEAMEN TO GO ON
STRIKE TODAY
Open Shop the Big Issue wjth United
- ' '       '-- States Workmen   -
NEW' YORK, July 2.—As a sequel
to the-announcement-last., night that
seven steamship companies with "whom
thn seamen have been negotiating
wculd^not,"recede.from their decision
to employ labor Vn- an open shop basis after Monday? - leaders of the un-
ions of the firemen ana seamen called
a special meeting "which ended .with
an order for a'general' strike today.  ;
The strike-plans were placed in the
hands -of "an- executive committee
which ,Is expected-to-have a force of
delegates on the* water front today
who will? attempt tb persuade' longshoremen, seamen and firemen employed on /coastwise ,steamship .lines"
to join the^ strike. "7 '. ': * *• >-
'7The"leaders said 35,000" firemen and
seamen* were-well organized and that
_it was hoped, besides these classes.of
workers, -to 'induce- the ,40,000-long-
'snoremen^and^thOBe^ofTJth'erports^to"
go,out.,.   . ' ■ '4VM.   \'     .-',..
A The "seamen of {Marseilles,. Prance,
have voted .for a "general strike.   ■   •
I think the Houdanone of the "most
beautiful birds in the fancy.. When
11 say Hoiidan, I don't mean a black
one or a white one with a crest on its
head the size of half, a"dollar, because
I would not give the name of Hoiidan
to such a bird on no "consideration
whatever, r But I do like to see a good
mottled bird. , This'is what I mean?
A-bird mottled7a-, beetle black.arid'
white, not patchy, a good mottled
crest,- leaf comb, and' five toes? and
then we have a bird ?good to look
upon".     "  ' "",,.,
, They, are, excellent layers and good
table.fowls.,-,.  And I don't think for
crossing, purposes they can be* beat.
Just a word of advice: don't try to
keep Houdans with other birds, especially cockerels, because owing to
the crest the other birds take advan-.
tage of them/ and* they will not only
be afraid but will lose flesh.     And
Instead of being a bird of beauty they
Avill look as though death would be
a; welcome release, to them.
-Well, fanciers, what are you doing
these.days? ,. Have you thought of
what lies before, you..    The young
stock is growing fast, and the hens
are no doubt laying well. ' But,«there
will, soon be a change.' You . should
at this time overhaul/the   roosting
.quarters,, give them some good lime-
wash with-a little disinfectant, added?
Carbolic acid is- good, but'not too
strong, or else' you might not.like it
if any should fall upon you.    The old
birds will soon be moulting, and if
you are to have eggs in winter time
you will have ,to give -them- every attention,  because  it's  a very'trying
time.for them.' _ If you neglect them
they drag on and winter time is upon
them before they get all tneir new
feathers, and the result Is no eggs
until"summer comes again. , Now the
young stock.., '"Don't bring them ori
to lay too soon.   If you do' the' chances'
are that they will lay a few eggs, and
then go irito'moult.-   The'earliest for
them to lay'is,the beginning of November, il",gives them-abetter "chance
to develop, and'' i.o   go   on .laying
etraight .through, the winter.     .Oon-t
be in too-gr.'st a-hurry v.ith'the vou i-
stocky I myself have been drawn in lb
setting pii'lets to lay :and I-can e-e-f
them^laying. ABut'I cannot say that
rhaye done "good with the resiiits in
the" long run;, -After"a few eggs have
been-iaidrieg weakness probably will
show; itself_ amongst them and other
things too numerous to mention.' But
we can'deal-with those things later, on.
So, in leaving the subject let me say
again: .Get alKthe'dlrt out of the
coops; get the, birds clean, and then
your^c'Jances 0"i keeping the stock
healthy and-egg production high., is
good, if you "don't, well, it will be
the .reverse. -. * •- - '• - *-"
;-Jiist,"a few ..words ori'shows and
showing. -., Por my , own part I
should-.like to see a society formed. .Surely there are plenty of
fanciers around.- And it would not
only be"aj.ood*thing for seeing who
has the".best birds,, but it would be
the' means of getting ' fanciers together' and exchanging views with each
other. It just rests with the Ledger
readers, tosay what shall be done in
the , mater/.,.There, is all. kinds of
clubs, why not a Poultry Club? Just
give us your opinion of what you think
about it.* - I do know, that if we foriri
a society that,the good birds will be
brought out and better price will be
paid both for stocky and eggs. When
you look at lt, one will" give good
money for st'ocki" and to make it
known he has to blow his own trumpet. yBut; if a show could be arranged the birds wuld answer for them-
•selves. ■ .. , A  7 QUILL.
-. But where does he get the money to
pay'you with? y y 7/ y;
■He" sells .bricks. -      ,.   "]
And "you- made those bricks he sold?
Yes... -A ^.._     - *    ;   - y
- Don't youHhint you'd better come
inside ?/C , v,y 7 -
The'brickmaker worked on in silence
for a >w£ile.7- Then the" talk.started
again.*:/      *    -    ,  "      «.'■'■
How long have you been ' making
bricks? ,   ' ?: '•..'•'   y
?   Since last September.       . ■ ' -'
"How long will..you be making
bricks?    ,','■■'  '-*   -      -  "'"' >.
\ Fddiball Notes \
1.  ., . t
■AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA'AA*
A Crazy
Dialogue
A man was once engaged in niak-
ing bricks outside the wall of a lunatic asylum. ' Presently a lunatic looked over the fence and asked:   '
What' are you doing?
■   Making bricks.'
•   What are the bricks for?
I don't work. What does it,mat
ter "to mo? .
But why do, you' make them if you
don't intend to use them'for anything?
Why,?, - Well';"it's my work.
But I don't see ' why you should
work for, no object. 'If I don't use tho
bricks, who will?
- How should I-know?    It's nothing
to do with me. .
;   Don't yoii .know what you are
to do'with your own'bricks?'
, They're not my bricks, they belong
to the boss.''-"','
,/But didn't you make them?
' Yes/yA-A.
Then how comes'it'that the
owns' them?    '.'.-■-
r   It's his brick kiln and hlsTlay hole.
Oh, did.he-make; the brick kiln?
Noybrlcklayers built them.. •    ..
"Did he dig thet'clay hole?
No; those men.oyer there,dug it
_? Why?do tliey dig clay holes?  ■ -1'--
^Iri?nh^ir~wor"K*;yThTToss  payB
.them for.it.,. 7" /-,- ,7.~        '.. .  ..
\   Oh; does he pay'you too,' to make'
bricks.   .;    , -_. .
Yes."        *fi; -.
Till about April- or May..
somg
boss
•/'
- That^s eight or nine months. "Why
will you stop then? Will the"boss have
paid you enough- for the whole year?
• Good Lord, no.";-'He only pays^me
enough. tov keep nie from day to°"i.a"y."
Just a bed and three meals. '.       }
Then why will you stop in April or
May? '
I must.;' The boss won't keep ine no
longer. The market will be overstocked by then.
That means that tliere will be' too
many> bricks?
Yes.
. What will happen to you then?
Me! Well, if I can't get another
job I'll be turned out of. my. lodgings
and go short of food.
Because you made too many bricks?.
Do come inside.       ' . '
The brickmaker muttered: ^ The
man's raving, and went ori with his
work. But the lunatic questioned him
again.
How long will you'be away?
Oh,  three or four^ months,
boss may'take me back then.
• Why should yoir come bacl_?
the boss' own yoii?   A",
., No; that would'be.slavery.' <-.
What is a slave?''     '      ,"' ,, *'   •
Oh, a _ man' who, work's very ■ hard
and only gets his board and keep...
You work very hard, don't you?   .
Yes.   "    ■'-"    -     , . '. ..
Isn't threevineals and a-bed-board
and keep1?       v -''      -■      r
Yes. '    .'   ;*. -'      '"-    „
, Are you a slave?   .     •"      'y
No; I'm a'free American.
■ You really must coriie inside.   But,
I say, how much will the'boss sell all
.those bricks for?  ' , ,7,. ' '    *
Oh, about $500.    ._/-*   -      .
How long will*it take.you to make
them?        .'       .:_"'■ ...
* * :,'   '
. About ten weeks.,'     , .0
How much doels the boss pay you for
working soi hard? -; ■*,   *   '    "'
Two dollars' and "fifty"rcents a day.
, That would be $150 in ten .weeks.
Ha! ha!,ha!,ha! aha! he! he!'he' he1'
he! he!!! ,       - ,*■ '     ..--„ -, ...   -.     .-,
C.  N. P. FOOTBALL LEAGUE .',
The
Does
I don't see (wiping the sweat from
his brow) -.the joke, you confounded
ass. • -  n •        \
You.-MUST come Inside.''' Hei'he!
—Vox in TWestralian Worker. -
Last Saturday's games in this competition furnished. some peculiar're-?
suits, and makes the; spotting, of the
champions a very uncertain speculation. ' The" decisive defeat of the leaders by the Coleriaan Club; has materially injured their chances of ultimate
success," and has given the competition that touch of uncertainty, which
tends to maintain interest right to the
close of the competition. All the clubs
with" the single exception of Hosmer
are possible champions, and he must
be a very astute student of form, or a"
giiesscr who predicts the winner.
Bellevue and Michel have the most
favorable position and,are relatively
equal in points.     They have yet   to
meet each other home and away, and
these two games' will have ano important bearing on tho'championshlp. Jf
they divide tho points they will "tie
with 13 points each, but if either club
win. both games they will secure the
championship.    Of course, we are as-
suming that Mlchol will win their postponed game with Hosmer at Michel/
At any rate, the two games between
Bellevue and' Michel will be watched
with the keenest interest by the other
Interested  clubs.      The  vagaries,'of;
football form is amply'illustrated by
the result of,the Coal Creek vs. Mi'v
hel'game of last Saturday, Coal-Greek,
after winning by 3 goals to l.'vat the-
Creek; lost at Michel,"just one ,wee!t
later-by 3 goals to 0:     The Fernie .
Club emphasized their improved' form'
by, winning at Hosmer by the respectable score of 5 goals to 1. '
' The' result of - games played June'-
29th were:   - '    ,       , ,       --      -   *
Michel, 3;-Coal Creek, 0.
.-,'Coleman, 3; Bellevue, 0.      .'
Fernie, 5; Hosmer 1.
; Tlie position of the various clubs on
the League table is given below:
Goals
-      P. W. L
.8 '5' 2
■»     ft
Bellevue ..
Michel
Fernie ..,
Coal Creek
Coleman .
Hosmer  ..
.7
.8
.7-
-.6
.6
D.
1
„1
,1
2
1
0
for agst.
14 — 10
11—6
14 —-33
13-   8
o *
5--
17
P
II
6
9
S _
5
0
"„,Two points for a win and one for a
draw;-.. ,    ._._
,..The games for Saturday are:,-,...-
>ernie vs. Coal Creek.     "A    A'   ,
Bellevue vs.' Jlichel.     '      A'' *;'
Games to be played on the ground,
._r\f__f h_r_,_f_: »*n _-_•._._h____. .__.__■ ___.i_._-i -^ ._. "
;vt-vuw-iH airumiivu^uiuus;—-^^—"~
1 \«,
1 ye
A grand total og $19,787,846 has beenv
expended on behalf-of the,'inembera '.
of the Cigar Makers' International Un- '
ion since 1878.    ,
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BRITISH COLUMBIA
PORT ALBERNI -ls tho center of an Immense timber diatriot pobbobs-
lng timbor'for a out of, a million feet a day for forty years.,
PORT ALBERNI is underlaid with coal, nnd is tho noaroBt port to tho
Panama Canal posseting good steam coal,
PORT ALBEnNIlB thirty-six miles.frop tho opon sea nnd is- aituatod '
on a natural and. eafo, wator way on the logical trado route from
tho Panama Canal, Australia, Now Zealand'and tho Orient.
PORT ALDBRNI has a harbor ono and a half miles wide ranging from
... .00 to 800-foot deep; possessing.natural docltnKO and wharfage fnclU
■ . itiofl unsurpiiBBed on tho Paciflo Const      " • ■
PORT ALDiailNI liaa praotlcnlly a freshwater harbor.'   Ships coming-<
into Port Alboml will oloar thomBolvofl.of bnrnnclos witnout liav- •
ing to navigate a difficult,and dangerous channel,   - ,
Why tfie Railroads
Build to Port Alberni
BISOAUBE of tlio Timber wonlth of thb district which hns alrondy led
' totlio erection of ono largo sawmill and tlio solo.Hon of sites for
*   : others, ,"
BECAUSE of tbo lnrffo vnlloy of whloh-Port Alboml ls (lie otitlot, One
of tho largest nnd most fertllo on Vancouver Tslnml.
BKCAUBE of tlio tindovelopod deop son flshorlos of the Wost Coast of
. wliloli Port Alborni Ib tho center. - ....,.,
DEOAUSK tho mineral roBourcon ot the district, comprising Coppor,
1   Gold, Coal, Mnrblo, Iron and other minerals are unlimited,
BECAUSE of tho mnijnlflcont harbor on whloh tlio town Btands—onoof
tho finest ontho'Paolflo soahoard, "sultahio for tho largoBt sIiIdb
afloat,    "The Liverpool of tho Pacific."
BECAUSE Port Alberni ls tho nearest railway port in Canada to Ans-
tralla, New Zealand, and tho Panama Canal, and Ib tho nonrost
■ «»1 port In tho North Pacific to the Panama Canal.   .,
BECAUSE from eight to twenty hours can ho saved on tho prosont mall
.!m? lSth0 Orl0,lt by th,° I'ort Alboml.routo, via Vancouver or via
Fort Goorgo. 1
BECAUSE} Port Alborni Is tho center ot a district rloh In gamo, door,
boar nnd birds, flahTnpr, Innlndlm. trout nnd «mlmnn trnii.ni» flnln.^
TOSCA.™ nil ihcpc;*ariinltttffH uaU Tail Alliaml (ho natural gateway
through wh eh the trade or tho Pacific coast will flow to and from
the mainland and tho PralrloB., 7 ' .
8EE THE GOVERNMENT MAP8 OP D. 0. AT OUR OFFICE
Port Alberni has made good in every di
rection and no one denies her future
:   greatness as an important shipping centre for the Panama Canal
Glorious'Climate,I Unrivalled Sconory, Hunting, Pishing (Deop Sea, Stream and Lake).
Opportunities for Everyone, for YOU
A PLACE POR A"REAL HOME ALL THE YEAR ROUND
Building, Stroot Grading, Soworago Work, Logging, Sawmilling, Teaming, Railway
Construction, Bush Oloaring, and many othor works aro procood ing. Tho first passenger
traiir reached tho-townon Docobor 20th last, and since thon tho population has doublod.
Think of It V  Within Six Months
Tho population has Doublod, Roal Estato Values aro advanoing steadily, and opening
prices aro a   Thing of tho Past.
If You Intend to Invest Tliere, Do it Now
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PORT ALBERNI
Has Today
*BANKS--Tlio nank of Montreal'and tho noyal Dnnic of Canada havo
opened branches nnd tho hank of Toronto und Dominion Bank havo
acquired Bites hero.
OI1URCIII.S—Tlio Episcopal elinrch Ib built, rind the Methodist church
s building in Port Alborni. The Prosbytorlnn and itomnn Catho-
ilo clmrclioB have also boon Bran ted sites by tho Alberni Land
■ amr?£l1l,1__iny,;    T!10 C1""'°l1 of KiiRlnnil Is locatocl nt Alborni.
BOHOOl-S~Port Alberni has a now, Hlomonlnry school und will probably bo tlio site of a High School tor the WcHt count of Vancouvor Island. A socond school is sKuatcd In Alberni and two moro
Rchools nro conveniently placed for torment nnd Bottlers In tho
valley. .
8MLnI1I/.,.8lT,Tl10 Cfl»n''-l»n Pacific Lumber Company lias Bpuut $100.-
ooo.oo In tlio erection of h largo modern sawmill In Port Alborni.
Iliore Is a socond small mill, and soveral othor companies havo
secured Bltou.
NmvSPAPBRB-pTlM. Port Alboml News Ib puhllHhoil Boml-weolUy In
oit Alborni.    Victoria and Vanroiivor dally paporn can bo liail on
I   Alb   °l pi,b,lcatl0"'   1'l!° Alborni Advocate is published weekly
ST0,!!,,)i8.„^i!I!:* »OTI9]r.S--Tlioro aro two good hotels In Port Albeml
mid innny s oros, Including, non-oral moron, hardware storm., bulch-
.     ™!i1.1.^™8,_l■l, ,00t B.trtro"' .,n?.n,', Minita™. milow,' haltory, laundry.
olo! ot",       '     "r   °rC8' d n,Ul ,,0°1 rO0n,H' bBr,,°^ tll0"lro*
01,I^,™^!!fi,iK8 ™ft,THHPAIlMBn-Tlift soil In tlio Alborni Valley
\n ospoclnlly sitlterl for fruit and mixed fanning. Peaches and
aiiaiioh are grown and ripened In tlio opon. splendid crops of roots
able to ra se      CljJckoriB, hogs, cnttlo and slicop aro vory profit-
THEi_£,S/!I?ni*JAtt~^!? lla?* toa f'Bl"?«'><;» of the Wost const, comprising Coil, Halibut, Herring and Salmon, will provide a living for
thousands of fishermen, whllo tlio salmon nnd trout In the streams
and lakos ensure good sport.
INDU8Tmi.S—Clioap sites ean ho had from the Hallway companv, and
«.0A»«.y ia_P_5S!\1 ofvth*..wn,pr J'osoiirrim of tho district (estlmntcd
XI™ 7i&V&TntM.W ■t.oro." °?"!' t!<J8Crl^lon« >»y creating
TJIW KOI (JER—Tho dovelopmflrit of the immenw. timber renm.r. r* of
!imiMrmin1.'?! W^* oml,lo*y™»nt to lnrK« n«ml»ors of loggers and
»...»; *iormon n" iilQ J'car round.
TUE TOUniST-Tho scenic beauties of Vancouver Island ran be most
easily reached from Alborni which Is also the gMoway to the new
Provincial Park at lluttlo's Lako-Tlie Yellowstone of Canada.
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NATIONALIZATION OF RAILWAYS IN
GREAT BRITAIN
THE question of tlie nationalization of the mil-
ways is now seriously engaging the attention
of the people of Great Britain. A deputation from
the parliamentary committee of the Trades Union
Congress recently waited upon Premier Asqnith
and other members of the Cabinet when the matter
wa.. thoroughly gone into. There is little doubt
that since the. recent lahor troubles in Great
Britain a very strog sentiment has developed in favor of the nationalization of, not
only the railways, but of all other pnblie utilities
Whilst the masses may not benefit directly and
■immediately through such protests against thi
present economic system, it is a graat incentirs tc
making both the masses and the classes think
"furiously." It opens their eyes and they be:
to realize that something must be radically wrong
when the man who produces is the one who benefi!
least, and is, together with his wife and children,
practically on the verge of starvation.
Whilst it must be admitted that so long
governments arc in the hands of capitalists, and
are there to  protect capital, ihe nationalization
of one or other of the public utilities can matter
little to the working class.     Tet it is a step in th.
right direetion for the pnblie benefit.    It is always
easier to deal with a bunch of politicians who are
forced to come to you, even if only occasionally,
and seek yonr vote, than it is with a set of corporation bloodsuckers whose only aim and object in
life is to extract the last ounce of profit from you.
Mr. Asqnith, who is not in office for the health
of the worlong class, at the interview went as
far as to say that they would not regard sneh
transfer as involving less the introduction of
new principle than an extension of an existing on
State interference being granted it is simply
question of degree how far it should be carried.
The nationalization of the railways of the United
Kingdom would be an undertaking of unparalleled
magnitude.     The paid-up capital in 1911 was fl,
324000,000 sterling.  The gross receipts were £127,
250,000 and the expenditure £78,500,000.
Successful state ownership of railways is not i
novel undertaking in Europe, and, in view of the
results obtained in Germany and Belgium it is some
what surprising that pnblie opinion should be so
far behind in Great Britain. In north Germany
and Belgium there can he no question of the belief
that the public is better served than in Great Britain, especially in the matter of goods traffic.
Freights are quite commonly a half, a third, or
even little over a quarter, of corresponding British
freights; passenger tickets are much cheaper, and
in Belgium the extraordinary cheap workman's
ticket enable two-thirds .of the town workmen to
live in the country.
It may be noted that Sir George Gibbs, former
general manager of the North Eastern and now the
head of the national public highways, without
doubt tbe greatest ex-railway manager in England,
holds that while private ownership may be best
for the building stage of railways,, the state ean
best manage them now that stage is over. Transfer
in itself is almost solely a financial problem, and
as sneh varies with financial conditions.
That the railways in Great Brtain stand in a different relation to the state than these corporations
in America or Canada makes possible their nation-
lization without confiscation. Parliament which
gave the power of compulsory purchase without
which the railways could never have been constructed has always claimed more than ordinary
control over their management and since 1844 has
had the right to take them over on three months
notiee at twenty-five years' purchase.
EIGHTS
T N Great Britain as the result of the industrial
* unrest a civilian police force has been organized to protect property rights. Amongst this
volunteer corps are to he found, without doubt, an
interesting collection of human beings imbued with
the strong moral necessity of perpetuating a system
which demands that the impulse of the working
class for a share in the abundance of wealth they
create shall not find expression. It is, perhaps
unnecessary to point out that those who make up
this civilian army are members of the working
class. Tbe capitalist class have always found sufficient of the workers who are ready and willing at
all times to defend them in their privilege of ex-
ploitng their fellow men. These working class as-
sassins have failed to realize that the interests
their class are in direct opposition to those who use
them so effectively jn the struggle on the industrial
field.
Strange as it may seem these same individuals
will also enlarge on the moral force so essential
the success of the working class movement which
aims to secure control of the forces of production
for the benefit of the people.     How beautiful the
ethics of capitalism manifest themselves when put
to the test during times of industrial unrest, not to
mention the various contradictions that are
(fenced every- day to those who are_ observant
ongh to notice them!
We have been so often criticized oh the stand
taken that "Might is Eight" that the following
quotation from an English newspaper will prove
of interest to our readers and critics. To off-set
this civilian police force the strikers in Great Britain proposed forming a Strikers' Civilian. Force
and advised them to arm themselves with the thickest cudgels', and the material they wanted were to
be recruited with es-army and ex-navy.men—the
materia, trained by capitalism for the purpose of
fighting only. The paper in question wishes to
place this before its readers in a legal aspect, and
"If some of Mr. Ben Tillett's 'force1 used their
cudgels, besides making them liable to a charge
of assault, the joint action might constitute a
riot," said a well-known barrister.
"If one of these policemen used his cudgel lie
could be arrested and charged with individual
assault."
We do not wish to convey the impression that
advocate violent methods on the part of the wo
ers. but we think the above illustrates only too
forcibly that capitalist law and order is a great
esty on justice, which it so loudly proclai:
ears of those who are so liable to accept the
teachings of their masters as gospel.
To organize a police force for the protection of
human lives rather than the protection of property
is criminal under capitalism, because the
present day society is the right of property.
baed are the so-called public with the sensi
perty rights above the rights of humanity that they
see nothing ludicrous in this state of affairs, and
stand by with amazement when the workers ever
think of adopting the brutal tactics of the capitalist class.
"Whilst the workers may resort to physical force
in these struggles on the industrial field and
tually through bitter experience realize that when
they as a class know enough the capitalists will no
longer be able to pit one section of the workers
against another, then will these brutal tactics disap-
It would seem, however, that "The thickest cudgels" is the only enlightening force for some
of the workers, and tbe sooner this process of education is completed the better for the working class.
The capitalist class, evidently know enough for they
wisely refrain from talking more than a :
executive part in this program of repression.   They
true to their, class position and as they
longer perform a useful function in the sphere of
production, so they simply stand by and let the
working class, divided in sections, fight one anoth-
and thus perpetuate the privileges of a master
class.     The education of the working class is
painful process, but capitalism is surely an effecti'
system for intensifying the desire of the workers
for securing that knowledge which shall accomplish their triumph.     Do you know what the preservation of property rights means to you and your
class*   If not, it is surely time you got wise.
BEGIHA'S SORROW
OUB heartfelt sympathy is extended to the people in Begina iii their sad loss of life and limb.
At a time when the Dominion was celebrating her
national holiday Begina was sorely tried. To her
Dominion Day, 1912, will long he remembered- It
is gratifying to note how generously the people of
the adjoining provinces came to her rescue in giving refief, and with so many of the people injured
and homeless, much is needed. The citizens of
Begina have once more taken heart; have put their
shoulder to the wheel, and are ready to resurrect a
Begina ten times more beautiful than ever it was
before.
TEE STATOS OF INDUSTRIAL STRIFE
T?HOM labor applied to natural resources ail
~ wealth comes and the main world problem of
the twentieth century is how to establish a fair
relationship between labor and capital. It was
d is the doctrine of individualism that labor ia
commodity that can be hought and sold. Its
remuneration, according to this theory, must he
rned, like every other commodity by the law
of supply and demand. Thb was supposed to be
the basis if all business and wages were in no sense
dependent on the amount of profit. So in Great
Britain and elsewhere employers sought to increase
the number of trained workers, knowing that the
greater thc competition for employment the lower
tbe scale they would have to pay. But this alti-
itely led to the rise of trade unions to the limitation of the number of apprentices and to all the
other restrictions wrung by thc combination of
workers from reluctant employers and the general
lockouts used to resist what they considered unreasonable demands. Now the civilized world is faced
with syndicalism—by the threat of a universal
strike that will paralyze all industries, all transportation systems and the whole economy of the
nations. Is it surprising then that the wiser men
discerning the collapse of. individualism are seek-
a remedy not in temporary arrangements, but
by a reeonstitation of the social system.—World,
Toronto.
After all a title is only.-a- Pantheon of royal c
ers. superimposed upon a superfluity.—The Ledge.
The question is being asked: ""Where v
wheu Rcgiaa was struck by a tornado!"
"Where!"
Has that McBride "Prosperity" Bug bit you
yet! Waiting! Eh! Well, never mind; everything comes to him that waits 1
(Continued from page 1)
rain, which settled in about the middle
of tbo afteiiu-bn. - The Himseifient
grounds afforded s fine-viewpoint of
Turtle Mountain/ which rises almost
pe^enaiciitolj-,a short.dlstance away
and whose summit was wrapped in
.clouds throughout the day. Although
there are.a number ol vacant business stands, and dwellings as well,
Frank Is still doing business -at the
same stand sail bidding defiance to the
hearr-browed .monster which menacingly overhangs It.
Tbe daj*s sports Included, in the
morning, a baseball match, Hillcrest
vs. C- P. fi- staff; a loosely-played
game, whereby Hillcrest won. by a
score ot ISA- Tbe chief feature of
tbe day was the football match, an
all-star team-from the Pass vs. the
Lethbridge S; "O. E. The resultant
score was a draw 1—1. Other events
were a football match, consisting of
Gve-a-side, 100 yards" dash, one mile
race, as well as several small field
and track events. The trap shooting
contest also attracted considerable attention, but the proposed tennis tournament with Coleman did not materialize
Tbe day closed with a dance in the
Union Hall at which fifty-one couples
were present A prize was offered
for tbe best pair of waltzers, wbicb
was won by Mr and Mrs. Davis, of
Colenlan, Joe Fursbnrg, of Blairmore,
being the judge.
Tbe music for tiie day was provided
by the Bohemian Band of Prank, who
only began three months ago to gather
their forces together. Thej
great credit for being able t
In public so soon and do such good
A Finland boy, from Coleman, wbo
was attending tbe sports here got bit
with the hammer wheu it was being
thrown and got bis leg brolcen. In
spite of tbe efforts of the police to
keep tbe crowd back they pressed In,
aud when, the hammer was thrown,
as hammers will, it did not go straight
and it was only good luck that
one's head was not smashed,
was the hammer landed fn the t
bounced end hit the boy's leg.
taken to the hospital at one
tttended to by Dr. McKay.
ORGANIZED A FARMERS' UNION
LOST -JAKE, July 3.—_Lost Lake
rarmen. ha^e at last gotten together
ind a union organized Tbey realise
benefits may be derived fi-t
i large membership already reported      Watcb ns grow
FREE   LABOR   BUREAUS
TORONTO, Ont, July 2.—Ailega-
tions that the Salvation Army through
free labor bureau was supplying
the Consumers' Gas Company with
to take the place of tbe strikers
caused consternation in labor circles
tonight 7
Tbe action of tbe army was severely
condemned "; .Tomorrow morning a deputation of prominent labor men
take tbe matter up with Commissioner
PAM1UEB 'OP 'STRIKERS  STARVE
Furniture Pawned, Last Stages of Destitution Are Faced — Live*
May Be' Lost
Commercial-Sftul; in tfcs'&st-end, stya
the families of the. dock strikers are
Starving on account or tbe prolongation of the strike.^ *_.
"East week they had their few sticks
furniture In pawn," he said.   "Kow
these hare been parted with and un-
tbe pnblie comes to tbeir aid lives
win fce sacrificed.   It Is no exaggeration to say tbat people at Stepney,
Wapplng and Canning Town are dying
'om starvation.
"There are cases before my committee wbere people .bave. sworn that tbey
have not eaten for two days. Some
o racked with hunger that they
spend their time in bed. saying that
there is nothing to get np for. One
has been, seen going around
dressed only in a sack."
A subscriber, writing to n» from
Springfield, N. S„ says:
'Conditions in these mines are shock
ing. with bad ventilation snd other
inhuman conditions, things are dreadfully cruel, men working here 10
hour* for S1.5S per day, and the miners, many of them making aa much ai
a dollar a day. The company la get-
Ung some Germans, Frenchmen, Norwegians and Russians in these mines
go and be distributed among tbe
old miners. Any one retiming has to
walk tbe plank. Men bave to carry
own timber up chutes at any
angie of from 30 degs. to perpendlcn-
If they don't do It they can walk
the streets of our bear Mul little town.
The union is down, but the P. W- A.
provides fresh beer tor..all members
joining. Any man moving for onion
principles is terrorised. These are
the conditions of -SprlnghUl mines.
Nova Scotia, Canada."
Silas Rogers, president. of . the
Crow's Xeat Pass Coal Company, Ltd,
writes us that he welcomes an investigation by tbe Government of the affairs of tbe company. It fs now np to
tbe shareholders who bave expressed
so much dissatisfaction, with-the
agement of the company to take, steps
to have thlg fall investigation ol- Its"
affairs with the publication of a report
on the findings since the Gr^at'North-
era Railway interests ga_-eo_ttroLr-B.
C. Mining and Engineering Record.
Dr. de VanV Female fffii
& nibble Fiscch THolalor;
maun: enscdinglr psmsrfnl
Enentlve poitiai ef the fans!
I cheap fjnfcoJoni. Dr.rfa	
iabox.o_rtrtsiiir.ia.   Mailed to «oy addrat
I" Beabcn Droe Cow St.Cn*h«rti»«,Or-
OTTAWA June 24—The Labor Department has Just Issued a highly Interest ng report upon labor organlza
tions in Canada. It shows that the
organization is closely Interwoven
with that of tbe Baited States. Briefly
It may ba stated there are 1714 local
unions in Canada, of which 1513
International aad the remainder,
associated with central bodies, haying
no affiliation outside tbe Dominion.
. Ontario bulla largely In trade unionism, claiming TOO local unions out of
1714 ln Canada. - British Columbia
comes second with 234 local r-nlohs,
and Quebec Is third with 206. . The
other provinces divide the honors as
follows: Alberta 154, Nova Scotia IBS,
Manitoba IIS, Saskatchewan 84, New
Brunswick 73, Prince Edward Island
7. - -
These figures as to provinces Include all local unions whether International or otherwise. In Prince
ward Island there are respectively
three international aud four national
bodies. The special strength
unionism Is necessarily iu the larger
cities and the fonr largest cities In
Canada comprise between them about
one-fifth of the local unions, proportioned as follows: Toronto 105, Montreal 95, Winnipeg 73, Vancouver 76,
Other cities range in number as follows: Hamilton 48, Ottawa 47, Quebec 42, Victoria 42, Calgary 40, London 35, Bdmontor- 33, St. Thomas 28,
Fort William 28, Lethbridge 28, Port
Arthr-r 27, Halifax 22, Moose Jaw -81,
Saskatoon 21, St. John 20.
It is interesting to note in these
Classified Ads.--Can. a Word
FOR SALE—25 CHICKENS-   Apply
T. W. Bolderstone,  .Annex,    Fernie.
45 ltp.
. Furnished Booms to let   Apply, Mrs
J Stewart, Dalton Ave., Wood Street.
43-^3t.p.
BIG SNAP.—Half-Acre In West
Fernie $650; half down, balance 12
months.     Apply, EL Harper.     45-ltnp
A 6-roomedHonse.td rent, furnlabed
- "unfurnished.     Apply T. W. Bold-
erston, Annex Extension, Fernie.
FURNITURE FOR SALE—The cojt
tents of the five-roomed residence ot
. Barclay, on Baker Ate. for sale.
FOR RENT—Six-roomed; Concrete
block House. Apply,.' Wm, Mlnton,
Lindsay Avenue, Annex.-,'- 'y4B-ltop
SIX ROOMED HOTJSE In Annex for
sale. A bargain for quick sale. Apply, T. W. Bolderstone. 45 lt p.
TWO GOOD SNAPS—Lot 60 x 120,
(115 cash. Lot 60 X 120 and leg
shack with shingled roof, $275. Terms
Apply, E. Har-
LOST—K)ne Sorrel Horse, weight
800 lbs., white face and one hind foot;
j trimmed • had halter on; shod
all round; branded on left shoulder
Ten dollars reward. F.' Hutchinson, Michel, B. C. 45-lt
LOST—One Sorrel Horse, weight
about 800 lbs, brand td on left
shoulder, one white hind foot, white,
face, mane trimmed, live dollars
reward for Information leading to his
recovery. F. Hutchinson, Michel, B,
C.
FOR1 SALE—Cottage on lot about
120 feet square, the property of Mr,
A. H. Cree, wbo U leaving Fernie the
first week la Jane. Will sell the
property as a whole, or will inbdl vide.
Can be purchased at a bargain, and
very easy terms. Apply to A? H.
Cree.
figures the prominence taken by west
ern cities, and bow far in some casee
ihey have relatively speaking, oat
stripped tbe older* eastern, rides  In
Tbe total estimated membership In
Canada of trade unions Is 133,132, ihe
Canadian international roll having
119,415, the remainder belon^-s *n
purely Canadian unions Of the 1st
ter class the membership Is no doubt
actually larger than these figures in
dicated bat press reports have not
been received.
The international bodies represent
ed in Canada show a. total membership mostlyln Canada, and tbe United
States of 2,340,865 members comprised in 27418 unions - There are besides, lt will be remembered, a considerable minority of trades organise
tions in the United States without
branches in Canada the Membership
ot which In tbe United States will ln-
j-reas- the total considerably The
to'al union membership in the United
States is placed at 2 625,000 for 1810,
a somewhat greater strength relatively than In Canada, having regard to
the respective populations.
The
"ISIS
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Picture Palace
Program for
Friday, Saturday  and
Sat. Matinee
Life and Battes of
Daniel Boone
,.(2 Reels)
_r*if torial biography, of this famous Indian Fighter
and "Woodsman. Very amusing, instructive; "and
chock-full of exciting incidents. The children
should see this on account of its instructive and
historical value.
We also have for the children at Saturday's
Matinee the first of the adventures of Kid, Kit and
Kitty"    -■■■■'?
The Letter with tbe Black Seals
"Kid" is the famous Boy Scout Hero.
C E. LYONS
Insurance, Real Estate
and Loans
Money to Loan on first class Business and Residential property
Court Revision
THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY
OF FERNIE; -
NOTICE IS HEREBTT GIVEN that
the first altUng of the annual Court ot
Revision tor revising," correcting and
hearing complaints against the a*
ment as made tor'the year 1912. will
be held In the Council Chamber, City
HaH, Fernie, B. C, on Tuesday, the
23rd day of July, 1B12 at the hour of
eight o'clock in the afternoon.
All persons having complaints against the assessment most give notice
the assessor In writing, at least
ten <3aya before the first Bitting, of
this court
Dated at Fernie, B. C tbe 15th day
of June, 1913.
S. W. BABCLAY,
Alienor,
«-6t.
Trains fop South
Leave Fernie at 12.43 p.m.
Daily excepting   Sunday
Sharp Conneetion
'at Rexford with through trains
for Chicago and all points East
J, S. Thompson, Agt..
P.O. Box 305.   Tel. 161
What
About
Your
Garden
and
Lawn?
Do not let the grass grow under
your feet while we supply Lawn
Mowers, Sickles, Grass Shears
and Rakes
Do net let tbe grass die for
want of water while we have a.
good stock of Rubber and Cotton  Hose,     also   Nozzles  and _
Sprinklers
J.JD. Qtia.il
Hardware and Furniture HrSS
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.**'■ Thefootball club journeyed to"-Mich
_-; ' y.hel*,;lastf Saturday,-aridf.Michel'-boys
.'-climbed all. over*-them;*-running-,"out
, '.   7_wlnners<a[.goalB to 0. ;< What odds for
j ^,the"Mufz.cup^A"y^^yys.y^y^
7 \ S7$Ke Creek,presented' ratli-er;a.des-'
^ * Xerted'^ap^ftrarice ojtfMonday, the"bulk"
[X- ;*'o£-:tl_e'| jopulaoi ^takln^'hi^tW; sports'
:. 7?'.j at,Fernie'^The-company.'raVaTspecial
■' ;''7traiii:down at 9".o'cioclc'which was well
y.A patronized.. -A'large number"remain-
7AA ed in-town* for. th«.fight--- '-.A-AA.*
y .-''■ a|be;vSenlorrFpQtban ;jpiub .were*" rath'.
'"'"   ,  er:anfofii.n'&,te\,to lose^agaiast Fernie
".!, '^.th8,!-m?ney,?but thp'Juniors mader,ao'
■.   - mistake^" Ohlyou kids; you'can mafce.
.. . ■    tilings, iium 7•wfien you- get' onl the .'war-1
." path, I/-. <A" <?$-.$•.•:—^'yw^y'
- ■ X' 7.*Tke7mlneS':we^
A .. owing.to a.shortage of cars.    " *''"
*' . :.-ijeddyrHesketbj>caW,-''-ov«r^fro-__
•, ;• Cranbrook "t6r'take:. in the sports at"
. 7 ■ A ^nieT-: ? He. is , contemplating'a trlf
7"  . ?-t.°;t% Old Country. AMore arion.'* ,-S
■',; - rRumcir proved 'correct in, the case of
- A JeanyYou__g7 :-She left on "the ^Flyef
,: 7- .on;Tuesday for7Plttsburg7'!'We'Vlsh
-'-' -*' -ypujiijccess -Jean'.'' -Don't 'forget^Uie
N ;"-broken jliearts left, behind.- UX v^-X'l -
-"' -;   \T^e\sc^0P%.'c"loTCd;for'tl_e',sum^^
-   *. v,aca'tibn;iast"week-e-_d,';and"iitis' with'
. ' y deep regret?we -report .that Mr. ,J.?E.
'■ Jay Is'severing ..hlg - connection;'with
-the schools up? here; after "five and- a
'; -  .half years:qf.'earnest''labors'with'"the
"7 vyoung,. Wood?--* The- residents -of .the
7;.    Creek-join^iri wishing iiiin every sue-.
*   ^ cess,ltt'Sis.-ne]w.'place.aV,prlnclparof.
Hosmer.schools,- Since school'opened
, ~'ih August. 191iyhe_V-ha? been 'l90
' children enrolled, andN*th'e average' at>
"tendance,for the'twelve months is 125
y per day. The honor .rolls/were award-
,'ed as5follows:^  First-blvislon^-Gene-
■*.; r'ai^pronciency.; Sapphira   Mlchaluk;
-;- deportment, Emily; Young; regularity
•   ,an(1 >unctuallty,N Maggie Martin., Di-
.A<'.ylslon?lII.-^General proficiency, Aleic.
•t.. Mlchaluk;,,'deportment; Emily Lanfear.
.■'> The, award' for? regularity and punc-
7? ,t.ua.1^tyJ!n IMyision H.'and also the rolls
of ..ihonbr '.for? Division'III.,  will;be
- ^ awarded; in* August when school:re-
V openB,as owing to, changes in-the staff
,. the rblls^hay^not been'made out.Our
' cdngra'tufatlbiiia 'go'.to, the-.successful
■ ./<*°€_?:U \J_^*_:^S?**:*ri^nect8.' on-:*Mr.
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_ "annual ?ball'- __i■Vthe'■,iHosrrier,l. Opera
[House on Tuesday, July._-3rd:7-?A first-.
,'class\orc'h'est'ra'.wilI be'providedlyThe
Qommittee - are 7 sparing no ./efforts"- to
=make.'the dance a hiige successfylt' .'*
i'-Miss; Jessie Rankin'jvof Lethbridge,
waslpaying a visit tp her. relatives-this
week-end. *y -'A , ?, ' '-\-\.i\, X ?'?-
-,__.Cbjigratula„ions.tb the jHosmef 'pifle"
biub- on -bringing-,that unique'?-a_id;
handsome, trophy,p;the"> Mlnton. Cup,-
•home^from\Fernie.f7 .„ ,. ,.;. -7 y ,., ,'
'/JDominion', Day' passed, •off-.-resry
"quietly-in,Hbsmer,- most of .'the boys
taking a'trip either'■ tp'^Fernie■ or->Iic:
..^•.'.J?-*?,? -'S^tlJayfly^BOt^second' money
at Fernie,.wl_iIst?Andy Anderson aiad
baVMcQieuha^were^aMorigst^W
flnU'f Michel^ '^yU%^\^i
7 .{The Hosmer^Rifie'Club' Vobk'part'l^
thefcompetition ^Fernie qn.7Juiy 1st
and., must be1 congratuiatedVon. their
score-against the''Fernie and ^Creston
icracfcsry Fernie-scoring 664;\Cre"ston
653?and Hosmer 618?AA .;A ■* y
* 1£°K'^cTaggart came irito^town on
Tuesday?-looking' good" after',,his so"-'
.joM*n;up'the:.Elk\Valleyy.v . *"» ?<
' 'On Friday.lasVasVpart.of the-mine'
-was'not wbrklng) q^ing'to a shortage
-'of cafs;*'a good-mahyibf !the boys spent'
tu® ^ ,fIshi.ae" and were amply-re-'
warded.';catches"?of; 20- and ;:S0 being
.cbmmon'^one.^altonlan'* topping' the'
century, .'and1, fsome7fair-• sized -fish;*
Amongst "the^ catches'two big fellows
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- -:Mr. arid Mrs..McKiri__o__-.,haTO,s.va-i
cated .the ."Last Chance'-' 'and.gone to
reside at Crows ^t,y^SXyyr.S.X]
■ * Mr. W..Towey,- head gas"ext"ermina-
,tor and - brattice,ripper..of No;';3'?Mine,
took unto' himself. a i wife'> \ few- days
ago, and'-is'now-serenely-happy.*; .The
fortunate young lady only recently "arrived .from England? V'May.-the'bestof
good luck ever dog their footsteps arid
the baliffs'never make a .raid ton the
.furniture; vf, .,. '   .   7\:f'yyA
A'certain young'man In- th,e' town
says that his boarding house' has only
one fault, and that is he'has to" turti
his trunk .upside down when he wants
to-wrlte a-letter.'. The proprietor'ofJ
the,;, house' this' young ; fellow ;boards
at I take to be a man >who-would'do
ariy_.ti.ing iwhich? mights be> conducive
to the,.vcpmfort-of- his boarders;' arid
when he knows.that his. little oversight-is the cause of inconvenience to
them, If ,Ij mistake riot, ho-wiHspeedi-
ly remedy ibby S'rlgging'.'-'.up a table
or soiriething similar''iri each room
on,which;they;can write in comfort.
It isn't so. bad-when one has a trunk
but they, tiaven't ah-got-one.  .-,.
n in. ni.rt.7i__ ih      t. — an ^cep.1   - - '*    "-
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.. Mrs. D. Cameron: took in the'sights
of-Coleman this .jroes.. " ' .* ._,?"' -ry
.'-'-The regular''meeting of the^ Order
of .Gazuks was-held, .this week' arid'
many and amusing, were the .topics
discussed. , '[■',' , *,. , - ' y,v( ;y
,, The;C. P. RiVare. to be-Instructed as
to the correct system of switching cars'
iryorder-that the?'mines (Burmis in
particular) may be'kept operating.,
- r;The present Provincial Government
;are to be defeated at"the next election
unless they get a move on and bridge
the.'Old Man River at Burmis.,. /.We'
acknowledge the Preinier's letter saying this matter is in the harids of'the
department,^.. .-    • ,*     ", *   y
Blairmore are congratulated on the
clean game they "played'and the general absence "of expletive's.    .;     '"     .,
. Uncle Blllie was censured ?for buying a,.pipe out of town'arid not encouraging home'industry. '.No sympathy was extended because the pipe
was no blooming good. .    -  ""> ,   (- .
The'meeting broke up at a late
hour after the recitation of an Ode to
Mutz.    ,'y        '    ;       .    '  , ,
.CLERICAL-PARTY
IS THREATENED
HOSMER_,ys. FERNIE-
was
9 lb.:and-7%'lb. ,', It
.^W-V^ayi for; fly fishing. In ■ some
parts of the river'the'fish'would only
rise to tlie red arit and'nothing1 else!
whilst 7'in another place the' .Grizzly
King. * - In the^.everiing, bow'ever,' Royal ■ Coachman-was the. fly7
Come down tothe field and you can
be accommodated forariy amount and
for any distance,, .-Produce the goods
which' beats a lot of hot air.' "■
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iAfrank notes
tax
MR
' We were very much surprised to see
-   7BiHyw/F3ariagan;'arri'veback so soon'
A !afterSleaving;us;.,tbvgo to -the *'oM
; Were youvhomesick;- Billy?;., Ap 7 ■
■ ; Great eiiclte^ept^wa"^cauBe47;i^
camp when news got .around on Wed-
? nesday that tbere had been5 an increase
A   of family at;the house of'.Ike* Cart-
.?   m'ell, 'arid', when the If igure was men-
tibned as eleven Investigation proved
-them -toirbe,. young7 bull-dogs.-? All's
y"   •well'thafiends'welli - ' "
- _.   Alf Budden held a propaganda meet-
,'"  Ing in the.,Club_,Hali;bn .Wednesday
evening, the ^subject being "The mean-
'',; '}*?,, Pf, l'SoclalIsm.,,,l ,..„Unfortunately
there was only a poor attendance;'but
Comrado Budden, fulfilled his^reputa:
tlon as a Bpeaker. arid-j. B." Smith, oe.
.   cuplod tile chair.    The Biwaker \6\ich-
ed'iipori the general obJootionB to So-
' cldllam,,aleb roferlng to Fathor.Don-
,  nelly's recent speech in Fernie.   Ques-
^    „tlonB were aBked for arid'dUcuBslon
,' Invited, but no, one took advantage or
, the^-opportunity* offered. . *Wo'wore
'sorry ttfcrt wna riot a"1 larger crowd,'
but those ivho, weroworklng'.on ,Wed.
liesdny evening will' have an .bpportu.
- nlty to hear Budden apeak' on Sunday
nftornobn In the'Minora' Hall, Fertile,
. Now, thon, workerfl, rally round your
only dofenoe. ' ' y
Wo aro pleased to report that Tom
Blrkott In able to roBume work again,
having boen off slnco tho beginning
of March, y ■ " ■
• Miss Llvingfltono, tho teacher of Division III,', who has only boon horo a
few weeks, has endeared horBolf to tho
hoartB of hor young chargeB, nnd on
Wednesday aftornoon she took all hor
aoholara for a llttlo plonlo up by'the
Dam. * The bright, smiling facoB of
the children whon they roturnod In
the evening spolco of having apent an
enjoyable time. Wo wlah hor every
suoeenB.  ' '   ,
The mombora of tho Blblo CIobb and
the teaphera of tho Methodlat Ohuroh
Sunday Bchool, held a plcnlo at Blko
,    on Monday, July _lat, All 'report having
' onjoyed theraaolvoa,
Jack Owon, working in tho blacl,-
emlth shop, hnd an iron plate tall on
Ills foot.  Luckily It waa only bruiBod.
It la n pity that all thoao youhir foi-'
- Iojvb who enjoyed the featlvltfoa at W,"
McPagan'a wedding could not rally
round and naslat to wnah up the dlah-
«»      Vniir r>V1 *nif^if>«   «,.- .,        ;,   -
■ , \,     *■;■»/ *•"•• io)wi<*Mtit
RO with you.' -' SOO piflrim ofVroritfW
'   Is no Jokol ■ ••»
1 Mr. IJ. D. McKay, -left ;for._ Brunswick on* Friday, at noon. ,7
•* __**■ *y *■« - ~f~y ■• - "■'--' '■.   "'■■
,Rev. Bompusand Mr. Lockhart, of
Coleman,; climbed, goat iriountairi on
.Wednesday^ afternoon^lbut'.the cble^
irian people'are riot the' only, ones'with
high aspirations,^a .party-, of._Frarik
J^!?°y(g.1.in!)^_g. »thg_ Turtle;Mouritairi
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Ht.D0>(«Mn,n , A
ttie. same afternoon.7
;.. Mr. A? I..BlalsJeft.on^Monday-night
fori.Calgary,.'whbre]he -Is .at-ending. a
convention of the retail grocers of the
prbviri'oeA^      *■-'•?? .77 -     'J- 7
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** MiBB'B.'iCvans, of Lille, Is iri-towri,
thia week .the/giieat of Miss li.- Blals.
'-, Mr. J. J. Thomas, whoU.worklrig in
Chiriook,!'BpentVSunday andj;Monday at
his ■ home here?' He,was accompanied
by Mr Mid Mrs. HugheB ot that place.'
. A.'company bf young people'from
Lethbridge came up to the mountaiins
to'camp; over the holidays, choosing
Frank,' of course, aa being the place
for a real holiday. When they,, arrived the rain.was' falling Bd freely
that they got an empty bouse,'whero
they;'1 made their'-.headquarters till
Moriday'eyenlng?"* *   '
!v Every'week-end'finds Frank with a
lot of strangers, moatly tourists. L'-ist
week thore,was.An extra share, the
Rocky Mountain ' Sanatorium' being
„woll filled.              ,'
..MIbb, Kerr, of Fort William, is the
guest "of Mr arid Mrs.* Windsor'at the
Sanatorium'.; ..,. ' „,y     .,>.    ,y
,Mr W. Scott arrived hero on Monday morning last from .Winnipeg, accompanied by'Mm? Scott.
Harry Borry, of Blairmoro, la In town
this wook running tho drug Btoro.
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DYPOLT—PltAS.—At the Mothbdlat
Pa,raonago by Rev; W, Ti Yoiing; on
Saturday, Junof,20th, Emll Dypolt,..ot
Prank, to MIbb Anna Praa, of Chicago,
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. AugiiBt Kovach of. PaBBburg," appnt
Monday In town, ,,   . ,,
i,It waa onnounood laat wook that
Father Sumniat would preach In Frank
on Sunday laat ,1.1s aubjoot being "So-
clallBm," but owing to bad weather
and a amall crowd ho postponod tho
addroBs, Wo wero anxleua to hoar
what he hnd to say on thia aubjoc't.
Mlsa Paul, who hns boon teaching
In PaBBburg for the last torm, "apent
Sunday In town. She loft on Monday
for^Ro'glha, whero aho ' Intorida to
apend her holldayi.
'<Mr. Oarnel, of Lethbrldgo, apont
Sunday snd Monday with hla brother
hero who worka on the 0. P, R. awltoh
gang.    ', -,.-"•■   ■ .,- -* -
,Tho 0, P. R.'harida.horo felt unfit
for work thia paBt week, all of them
Mr.- HJilRnr ThnmAn Mnriofl wrirV It.
the Union Bank at Blairmoro on Tuesday. * ,
* • Visa O'Brien, tho sohool principal of
Blairmore, left tho towri on Monday.
Her fri*m.l« «hnw«>r'r.i. W w.tV. rtr>i> »t;
anticipation, teat they should n*t have
,l»e opportunity at a later date.
The League match at Michel on
Saturday last ended in'a comfortable
win for the home teain by 3 goals" to
none; Challinor 2, and Watson-1 (from
a penalty), being the';scorers.,*,*Michel's visit to Bellevue on the 6th is
,walted with -interest as the match is
one of .vital importance to both teams
arid will practically decide the'chairi-
pionship. ,:The following will represent, ,f Michel: Moore;' Watson - ar|L
Evans:' Hampsbn, Jenkins and Morris;
Harper, Beddiugton, Littler. Challinor
and Brown.     •'.,"■ - -..
' ^Rather embarrassing isn't- it, when
yqu enter, a competition and are so
certain-that the first prize, is yours
that you go so far aB to sell It before
you've, won, and? theri-someone else
.wins it?„: ..Pretty awkward fix.alrlght.
If a fellow could ha'veborrbwed a pair
ot field glasses' beforehand he; might
have seen-the1"result through them.
Glad -to eee Tommy Phillips becom-
Fred Harrlton loft on Tuesday for
lilt ranch at Gull Lake, Baak.
On BatuWay lfoamor'- footballera
had Fernie aa vlaltora und the home
team Wo well beaten by 5 goala to I,
Th«v uk« mill wanting-a point and
they will have to vet t move bn to get
one. The Ferote boya are the moat
Improved team In tbo League ana will
be a hard n'pt/to cjack for the cup. .*
The miners are holding their first
The B.rlk.nir garment workers of
Montreal aro ualng tho moat effective
methods to put t atop to provocative
mothoda on the part of the,police,
when they hate thom Into rburt to
anew*.* charges t»f aaenult They,
charge'the manufacturers wllh hav-
Ing hired private detectives fo (ntlml-
daie their pickets. Strike pay win
be laiued for the flrit time nett w«#lt,
althouah nobody haa yet aaked for It
ing-convale^ceht?vyMay you.sobnTbe7
able to toddle around again, Tommy.
Wonder when the late driver, boss is
going,to have a-patch put.ba ',the_ri,,.,
Mr and Mrs. G., Spencer, now resident in,Corbin,,we're:ih town on the
1st, alBb,P.;.C..Calder,Tbf Corbin.
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,"These teams'* met "at Hosmer last
.Saturday under auspices" bf.C. N. P.
League.' Fernie kicked off and'carried the game straight to the homesters'
goal arid from a nice pass Pete Joinson
slipped a riice goal' through. .From
the kick-off Fernie,£igaln attacked and
within the first thirteen minutes succeeded in netting .three times', while
before'.the whistle-sounded the ball
had been between the posts four times'.
In the first half Hosmer were outclassed and bn orily two occasions did they
come anywhere near their opponents'
goal. . On the resumption Fernie again
took the aggressive, but Hosmer seem-
ed'to -wake up slightly and pressed
the'.hbme team, but''their efforts were
very feeble, and they were only once
Y;and tjiisihrbugh a slight misunderstanding—able to find the net., -\The
bnty exciting feature of the game-was
something .ttfa't .threatened to erid.'in
a contest tor middle-weight honors between Hos_ner,,and Fernie, but-the
ref.., (J.: Cauifleld)' had something -.to
say and"Fernie lost one of'her "Graces'
(or, Ande.rsons)..!sThe"final score was
Hosmer;71;, Fernie,,5. > -7 -...-»-
A Adamson,retained:his reputation «a
-D-- .
5?"?^m!8t.!,.lT*d. F°P& Astray on Labor
' Question—Moderate  Men Protest
BURMIS NEWS
By/'Vampire/'
, Truly tills is an age of discovery.
;TwV things ranking in no mean man-
ner with the "first order class" have
been discovered in Burmlir this week,
to wit, Uncle Blllie mountBd ori Blule
wearing his grey Keily I greatly resembles our noble Bobs of military
fame, and Blule is a lady horse. Since
the latter discovory.',the' boys .have
been wondering why"the name should
not, bo mort aultable, arid flnd'oneri;
qulry that Blllio han bison'trying'hla
boat to alter" the namo to Nell. Of
course wo all admit that Blule waB
coined boforo this valuable steed became the proporty of Uncle,' bo cannot
blame anyono in camp nt prosont for
tho oversight,
, A gontlomon of the pedlor fraternity
blew Into town'thls week imd enticed
Uncle Into buying a plpo for tho mod-
ost sum of 26c. which according to
Unclo's atory, turned out to bo no
good, However, Undo found a knife;
which no doubt will go to compensate
him for hiH loss, Surely Providence
must amllo on Undo.
Ollle'.OlBon hqB blown bnck Into
camp and haa brought Aloe McDonald,
bettor known aa tbe "king of the Hio-
landB," along with him. Thoy both
sailed In on the wator wagon,
Mr, Thomas Duncan, tbo popular
hotel Iceopor of PaBBburg, was a Bur-
mln visitor this weok,
(1Mr, Davidson, Inspector of tho poita)
Borvlco, was a. Burmls visitor thia
wook,       ,  - •
.Quito a large numbor bf people from
the aurroundlng district took In tho
football garni on tho 20th "botweon
BurmlB and Blairmore, whloh resulted
in tho favor of Burmls by tlio scoro of
3 to 1.
"Since Ooorglo appeara to havo lost
out with tho lodloa,*.io haa takon to
wowing mushrooms. Ab an agricultural export Qeorgo htrs no ertual, and
.iu reierenco to the crops on tho North
rwk m, -excfilktxt, may bo taken for
granted, ,
Quite a lour rain foil in the district
laat week, and our local cabbage ex-
porta aro woarlnir   a   "Sunny Jim"
*«k_,ki:,
The atork vlalted th» home of Mr
and Mra. P. Kahan and left n fine
hbuncing boy. The mother and child
are bolh doing well.' Pete Ib wearing
it amllo tbat won't come off thoao
daya.    v  ' , •    ll
It la quite amualng to watch thb
Hntlm of thA Vlneffsr Kid around tl.o
boarding hotue theae daya. There's
•ure aeine claaa to the powder and
perfume, and OM yew winning amllo.
Quite a few Burm.e people took In
ih« Cole llratbtn' Show at Coleman
and report e ttnnrl tlm*.
a goalkeeper/aridjthe Fernie defence
and forward^ showed great Improve-
•"^t-'^.'-AsHhe^half line hai always
been excellent,we.will let"eulogies go
at th'at.'v-A%;■''■-'•; ,    '   v.. , . •_
The match of.the..8eason-will be to*-
morrow ^(Saturday) ,when Coal; Creek
Journey.to Fernie to show(?) the boys
a few, things. 7 .The Cre.ek boys are
sure-sports and will bo there, so don't
forget; to give the^teams.a boost.
Fernie, will line up' as follows:     ,
: Adamson;   Shields -and Whitelaw;
Sweeney,,Adamson and Barr; Booth,
A?W!W.» Manning, JoinBon, and Hartwell. „„'    ,    . .. 7,
INQUlRV INTO JUDGE'S CONDUCT
Wltneaeee  Testify  to  Inaobrlety  of
of United States Dlatrlet Jurist Be-
( fore House Judloiary Sub-Commlt-
,--*oe,
* SEJATTLB, July 2.~Tshe-house Judiciary sub-commlttoo that Is .Investigating the conduct of United 'states
District Judge Cornelius H. Hanford
to-day concluded -Its enquiry Into tho
dlBonfranchlsomoiit bf Leonard Olo-
Bon, the Tacoma Socialist, nnd cnllod
wltnosaos to testify to tho Judge's
.personal habltB. A. M, Oleson, a detective, tho first- of these wltnoHses,
was summoned without provlous warning to him and ho protested ognlnst
testifying, Baying thnt his investigation had boon conducted last fall, and
that his'memory of what ho loarned
was Bomowliat Indistinct, nnd that he
should be permitted to consult hu notes whloh wero turned In dolly to hla
dotectlve agency. Tho commlttoo ox-
ouaod him until Monday,
Oleson toHtlfloil: "Ono evening I
followed Judge Hanford from the barroom on Second Avenue until ho arrived nt IiIb home 13 mlnutoa lator. Ho
did not atagger whon he walked to
tho car thnt carried him homo,'nor
whon ho walked from the car to hla
door, but on tho car he was apparently under tho Influanro of some Intoxicant, My poraonal Improaalon In that
tho Judgo was Intoxicated, but'nt the
enmo tlmo It Is possible that his con*
dltlon was duo to Hlcoplnesa or heavy
overwork. Wltneaa told of two othor
occaBloiiK whon ho bad aooa Judgo
Hanford apparently intoxicated.
John Bathurst, a city weigh master,
who aeltnowledued thnt hr» wnn prM.!.
diced against Hunford for hla docln-
iona on the bench, testified that about
six o'clock one Sunday evening last
fall he,saw Judge Hanford omorge
from the Halnlor Club and walk up
Fourth Avenue, staggering from on*
Mo ot the broad walk to the other,
nnd once alepplng into the roadway,
but recovering hlmaelf. ,
"He wna drunk or vory 111," said
tho wltneas, He had aeen Judge Hanford apparently drunk.
Alf. Budden, Socialist organiser for
tli<_ rrovliuM of AtUi-U, U a visitor
In the city and spoke on Victoria Ave.
on Sunday evening laat. He will con-
dinlft hla visit here with a lecture In
the Clrand Theatre on 'Sunday afternoon at t o'clock, notfOe of which ap-
ponra clacwhcce tu ouv t<>l____.r.«.
•Tf^-j *yr- yy ~~~r^— ..
-, -BERLIN;,Julyf,2.—The off-season iri
politics-has been-ehllvened by the outbreak ?pf, what appears, to be a serious t crisis • in7 the .^Centrum, > or Clerical party?-, ty. was:occasioned   by   a
declaration of-the. Pope' giving   his
approval to ttie' so-called Association
of Catholic Labor;-Unions, the sinall-
er.bf. the two Catholic labor, organizations of the country.., Most of the
Catholic workingmen are organized iri
the .Christian   Labor,', Unions, -which
contairi about 360,000, members,' while
the association, is said to have only
about 10,000. , The Christian Unions
are not exclusively* Catholic,' though
by far the larger part ,of their members belong to that church'. Their chief
aim is ,to oppose Socialism! arid they
regard it as necessary to admit Protestants in order to have the best
success in thai direction.   ' In    this
point they have,the support   of   the
Clerical', , party.     The    association,
however, strongly 7condemns the  inter-denominational , character of   the
unions arid demands that labor?organ?
izatlbns be fully .under .the control or
the Catholic church;   and a wing of
the Clerical party called the "Berlin
movement" supports this view.'.
, 'Friction has been.growing between
the  two  labor    organizations,-   and
still more between  the two corresponding wings"of*'the Centrum.   Only
rectnly , Herr  Roeren,' one   of - the"
prominent representatives of the par?
ty iri'the Reichstag, resigned his seat
because he was not in harmony with
the'policy of minimizing the clerical
character of'the party.   , The present
crisis was brought on by* the association,, which    recently   !;ent   an   address , of homage toyhe Pope, con-
tainirigAit was said; a' sharp attack
on the unions;.and it,was,ln answer
to this that the, Pope uttered liis condemnation bf, the latter, pronouncing
their/fundamental' principles false? .
Since..this'declaration was made the
Christian unions' have issued a statement in.'which they used exceedingly'
sharp language   against   the associa--
tion, saying'among other, things'.that
its_aririrpn9ltQ__**tip_T>«r. £._.,,«___li:__l_. <_■.__
max to a- long campaign bf-slander
on the part of the'association against
the Christian Unions," and that the
"Supreme head ot the Catholic church1
has never been more disgracefully deceived about the;'naturerand..character of the (ChristIa'n;L_-bbr Unions in
Germany."-V The >hole7'matter, has
stirred up* a vast 'deal of animated
dlBCUBslori'in the press of, all parties,
There Is even considerable .talk of a
probable split in the Clerical party.   '
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Rocky lountain5
sanaMkium
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at the, famous
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Every  Convenieuce
Busat all trains   '
8EEK8 MEAN8 WHEREBY'
MIDDLEMAN'S PROPIT8
„ MAY BE CONFISCATED.
ConaumerPaya Big Prices—Saye Majority, of Profit Takers Have No
Office Equipment but Pencil and
Hat—Trylno Unique Plan.
NEW YORK, July 2,-So'me of.the
difficulty which the farmer oncoun-
tors in nn attempt to got his produce
to mnrkot .without the use of tho mid-
die man are told In a statomont glvon
to the Now York stnto food Investigating commission by H, B. Fullertoii.
director of agricultural do'velopmont
of tho Long Island Railroad.
Mr, Fullorton told of hln ovporl-
montnl farm. Comnilaalou mon rigreed
to hnndlo his goods for 10 por cent
but ho found that tholr chnrgos left
him practically no profit. Ho took
tho troublo to follow tho goodB from
tho farm to the consumer to find out
Whoro* tho profit wont, Ho found
tliat tho producer was gottlng nothing
nnd tho consumer wns paying fnnoy
prices, Cnullflowora, for example,
that brought him $1,36 a barrel, sold
In tho mnrkot for 215 cents a head,
11 Five Middlemen Oet Profit
Mr. Fullorton found five mlddlemon
botweon the producer nnd ono of tho
InrgeBt hotels In this city, Ho follow-
oil tho goods evory slop of the way
until they roached tlio hotel larder. •
"Tho goodfl," snld Mr, Fullorton,
passed through flvo Jmnds, each mon
mnklng somothlna., nnd two of those
mon had no ether offlco but a lead
pond! and their hats. They had no
bonk behind them, and thoy hod no
cnpltnl Invented, and yet tho producer
nnd Ihe consumer each paid a part of
tho transaction ' with tho eonnumor
pnylng the larger pnrt.
Vf-cMp" .v.... ...
fit uhIcwb tlm mlrtrtlfimriii were rlln.l_.-
ntod, Mr. Fuller started n "family
hompor" aorvlce, He filled the crates
with a variety of vngotnblea such na
would aoll at retail for about »3. Theao
Now York City, -"if thflaa'cratM'tra
worth 11.25, send mo tbo money," he
wroto, -"U ihey are not, keep them
ns a prenent,"
Had to Refuit Orders.
In every case tbe mon-ry camo back
fliifi «o without trouble ho found a
market'for hla goods, and the bu»l-
nri> grew until he hnd to Mime or-
dors. Mr. Fullorton explained that
1!". rente of tbe charge went for ex-
prtsiage, and though the crate* could
not be returned tyt made enemth profit
to make the buaineaa a very profitable
one.
The Frank Wine & Spirit CrX
Wholesales Dealers in
Wines, Oquors and
y'yy ,;*' * , CIGARS^
AFERNIE beer ALWAYS IN STOCK
l   .   Phone 83, Frank, Alta.,
t"
-,:.  \Y,e have, the largest and mbst upjto-date      .
Hardware and Furniture Stock
o in-the Pass;
Stoves and Ranges
Granite & Eriamelware
Everything in
Furniture ' A ..
; Carpets and Rugs
Plumbing and Heating..    Special Attention to Mail Orders
a '     ''*    '    ' * : ' . J   " j
Crow's Nest Pass Hardware Co., Limited
Phone;7     FRANK,; Alta,    P.O. Box 90
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(Grrqceries  Fruits, Flour  &  Feed
Hardware, Tinware Etc.
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Hillcrest
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HOSMER
INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION
Limited
Let us know your wants.
All Orders Receive Our Careful
Attention.     .
Stephen T. Humble
Dealer in
Hardware, Stoves & Ranges
Fancy Goods and Stationery
BELLEVUE - - Alberta
Grand Union Hotel
COLEMAN, Alta.       .,
Bes t of A ccommoda Hon
We cater to thc workingtnan's trade
G, A, CLAIR .•»/ Proprietor
WHO WA8 HE?
Tlio proud father, to whom a college
educntlon had been dented, met hio
daughter at the train on her return
from coHokci.
"Rut, Helen," ho said, "aren't you
unuauaUy fat?"
"Yei, Dad." abe replied "I welRh one
hundred and (arty pound! itrippcd for
'gym:*
The father looked d**»<_ for 9 moment and then demanded:
"Who In thunder!«Jim?"
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Wdld/orf
; XffoielX;
> P7V. WHELAN, Manager.,
n      s
Rates $1.50 and ,up
'     Hot. and Cold Water ■
A        Electric Lighted \
Steam Heated. "   ,.
, *      ■ 'Phone in every room.
Sample Rooms on.Main'.
•• ' Business • Street.
4       ,
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Meal Tickets, $6.00
Special Rates by the week and
1 the month and to Theatrical par-.,
tlea.   Try our
Special Sunday
Dinner
JOHN BARBER, D?D.S., LDS.,   <*
7 _ 7 y, dentist 'v
Office; Henderson "Block, Fernie,, B.C.
. Houra: 8.30?tb ,1 • 2 to 5.
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,, Itesiderice'.- 21, Victoria Avenue.-
ECKSTEIN. & MacNEIL
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Barristers &*'Solicitors,'.Notaries, &c.
Offices:' Eckstein Building,
y',   ,     Fernie, B.C.. *   .
F^C. l_awe,, Alex.11. Fisher
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LAWE.& FISHER
y" „" ATTORNEYS y
. . p Fernie, B. C.
THE DIS_mi6T7LEbGEE, PERNIOA b^0;J JU_Mf\6,4912,
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;f Thls7..story *?gomes7 from?' 'Aust"alia,
where all conversation"tu'rna^eveiitu-J,
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"ally .-to" matt-ersjeducational, -because-
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"years of .miiit^cy_, seryice *"-  {A * visitor,
wns■ cinversirig- witn ius a'osVsXsmall
L. -H.~ PUTNAM
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, etc.
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-   . CONCLUSION ■     •
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.The.end and.aim.we.seek Is to unite
the working5* class.' 7 Nothing should
be tolerated,in ourin'ethods'or in our
principle's which* promises tokeep the"
workers from-final unity.     'It is the
object of every enemy of the workers'
to keep them quarreling among themselves.     And any trade unionist or
Socialist whose "words'or actions fo--
ment division or dissension,,consciously or unconsciously, help the enemies
of labor. _ - '       ■'   ' y oy, ,. ■•','
Only the other* day a leading' Socialist declared: "I- am" opposed, under
all "circumstances, to any-rparty alliance of* affiliations with'reactionary
trade unions."     That .sounds- very
big and fine arid revolutionary.   Yet
it is the' very ' essence, of* reaction.
Had Marx said', that'the Internation-'
al  "Worklngmen's  Association  would'
never have been born.   Had  Socialist leaders of Europe taken that position, there would not today exist a
single great working   class   political
party.   - Such' a statement Is just as
harmful to the working class'* as that
of the conservative leader'who declares:  "The trade union, can never'
have any affiliation with radicals and
Socialists." n : .'    '
v The "'great" leader who claims that
the working,class can ocly he united
when It.submits itself slavishly to his
tactics and- vows-with up-raised hands
obedience, to every item of Its creed
may find himself big in the midst of a
tiny sect,", but; never .the founder .of a
working class'movement, either political or'Mndustrial. 7 * ? ■ J
After some labor i" have gathered
together-And printed in-the articles
which preceded a mass, of .facts which
show now the'unity of the working
class has been achieved in Europe.'
--That unity has been achieved * by
deeds more thon by- words. -'-* A little
story of Bejgium will illustrate what I
mean-. y>.y'ij'-'.- ...^s.
That country'ha's'a powerful and united labor" movement. The trade unions-and the 'Socialist party work in
absolute', harmony. The, party ' of
the .'worldngyiass. Is opposed in Belgium by" the * liberal party and the
clerical' party. A, The clerical ,party
ha?? for "years endeavored, to keep the
workfng class- divided '. on religious
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Coif. Fort tu_d Q\uuka> (UUfwU.
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Aldormnn Sir John Pound to Goor«o
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"My defence ta," ho utti, "tnat,be>
ins liui aii -H-JliiAQ iaJhlfluul mil
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an abaoluto iiihurnon Industrial system of antlsfylng thoao ordinary do-
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Prinontfr: Tin what yoii lllf*>. I don't
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Pilaumir; AU tUu rcaull of liuvcrty.
When I come out of prison again, If ,1
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T nlmll tm bnck again, na I am not
going to walk about to aallefy the In-
satiable, stotii of a few DeUxaT.* m\b
Hotwired.
Catholic "tradeTuhlons in opposition
to the Socialist trade unions. A.few.
years ago tlie. quarry men," all of whom
were Catholics, struck. Every one of
the'mi was. bitterly'anti-Socialist' and
refused ,to.'have'1-anything to, do ;\yltti'
the regular trade union" or Socialist
movement? .Indeed, when,,a, trade
union agitator or Socialist came Into
that district he'was usually mobbed.
When the strike' occurred the Catholic
workers discovered that the capitalists
who owned-the quarries had a strong
and powerful influence over the leaders of both'the liberal and clerical
parties.. '"As'.a' result, the strlkers
were-abandoned" to tholr fate and
their leaders-left, them to be starved
into submlt.sion.'-.At the-very moment
when'the strike seemed all but lost
a long lino of bread wagons filed into
tho. town flying'the rod flag. Thoy
wore the wagons of tho Socialist cooperative stores and they drew up at
ovory house-to deposit * supplies bf
food. Imagine, If you cnn, what that
meant. '-In an hour of their dlroBt
neod those Catholic workmen learned
that the.flag thoy had torn to pieces,
that tho.loadors they .had mobbed and
tlio movement they had loath'od wore'
the solo frlonds of tho working' clnue
Tha Bonlnllsts of Belgium imi«.))t
hnvo rof.ifi. d to aid thoso "reaction
ary" workors; but, fortunately, thoy
took a different view, , In Europe,' lt
tho ndvleo Is oyor given to dosort lho
workors it Ib loft to tlio ronctlonarlos
alone to glvo tt. Tho true Socialist;
na well iih tho true trade unionist,
has but ono tactic,, and Unit Is to
unite the workors, and neither crood,
raco nor dogma Is allowed to militate
Against that groat end.
Kor the sako of unity In tho gront
trado union movement, Marx, Hobo!,
Kautsky, Valllnnt, Ploklmnoff—among
tho greatest of Socialist lenders—•
havo, as I havo shown, urged that
tho trado unions should novor ha nuked tcAindorao Socialism so lont?"nfl
thoro was any possibility, of such a
decision dividing tho labor movomont.
Thoso mon: with their follows, hnvo
labored to build up great organizations
of the-working clnsa. They have
novof asked whether . the workers
Wore of this or thnt political faith,
of this or that religious faith'; they
have never drawn away from any portion of tho working clasn, no matter
how seemingly constructive or reactionary that, poU.ou m.i} have tyeeu.
They havo labored to the ono end of
unlly, confident In * the phllowpby
which thoy havo ovcrywhero proclaimed. ■  IN THE UNITY OP TUB
wouK.Mi c.-AttA .t. '_mi 'nii'itf.
8BBD OV THB ..EVOLUTION. And
by such work hnvo ovor ten million
men boon brought toother In tho
trado union , movement of Europe.
And nearly the same ten million men
hav«s twnti t.rniig.il' fniTr-rlwr fn fho
political movement.
The Germane had tor years only
ono groat organlratlou—thnlr political i>arty. They were politicians, y*t
they wero driven to see (ho necessity ot a trade* union movement, and
Xhty **t o«t to -hnlW It. Today WM-
fiermnn fr..d> nnfew mon-m^nf ft thn
most, powerful Jin .- the,, wbrld.-^Little,
over- a .decade 'ago' the'\Bht_ah\work:
ers hadinoApartyy1 but \hey-.did'Vave
a* 'powerful trade ■ ■ union -" movement'.
They^'.wereA'»ure\ ajid simple"; trade"
unionises '.until 7they were . driven* toT
see the necessity-of political action.
With less "'time'almost than-'it'-^take's
to write it* these trade, unionists "came
together;'formed a politicarparty, and
launched?it wlttf a millioii-'dues-pay;
ing members' ait the start. \ Those are
two instances of what'an organized
worlcing class can do when its mind
is made. up. "*.-       v y*,    ,      ,7
Of course," It would be'folly "for a?ny
one  to  maintain  that' the ' Socialist
party is indifferent to the views ;held
by trade  unionists. ■    The  Socialist
believes that no man cau ?be a _good
trade unionist without being "a Socialist, and he ought also believe that-no
workingman can be a good Socialist
without also being a'trade unionist,
Experience, however, has shown'that
conylcitions cannot.be crammed down
the throat i of any .independent "man.
And1 to those who-have  tried  such
tactics Bebel has rightly said: "Have
some confidence in our cause—whoever is so much convinced as I am of
the conquering strength,of the Socialist ideas and -of their power of attraction, knows that they are gradually, winning over the entire working
class,, evenAlF - THEY   ARE- NOT
PREACHED AND PROPAGATED IN*
THE -TRADE UNION, DAY BY DAY.
Let us not forget that in the sphere"
of social - reform';   as T elsewhere, the
proverb holds ^ good ' that   'appetite
comes with'eating'; *and there is no
need to say; which' of' ail the political'
parties is resolved and duty bound to
best satisfy.the appetite bf the work-"
ing class for, reform?'.'
. This points. the way. ■ - As. soon as
the-Socialist party fights for the material Interests of '-the working class
day'in and;-day put, the'workii^g class
will  become Socialist.     When   .the
unions appeal to.-the workers to organize thfey tempt fthem with  the promise
of higher wages, shorter hours  and
better conditions.-*,. Tliey appeal  to
the Immediate Interests of the workers.  * In the .political field the Socialist, party, tempts ,the workers by political reforms* that appeal to the_lmme-
dittte interests of'the "working class.
__But-someimayi.-asks-what—will—hap%
pen when every, unionist is a Socialist"
and  every.' Socialist^a unionist/?. 7.
What• will" happen, when both'movements of the working .class realize that
unity of their' ends^aWd alms?   What
•-will, happen'wh)en'ffle'!-militants of
both movement's :*are'l'tho* same;-* and
when in all'struggles:the party and
the union act together?'
■Well, 'the only 'answer is that it'
doesn't matter what'happens.   When
that 'dajAcomes7 there will bo llttlo
difference of opinion regarding tho
relations "which''should-' 'exist between
the two great'arms'-of the working
class.    -When the. woriters, aro united; in principle and'in"tactics, and
when' both' movement's of the working
class are bound together by a personal
union, there will bo no,need for tho
one or tho other wing to discuss the
matter of relatlon'shij).        ,'   '     '
" Thb' only rcasohlforthttt„dlBCusslon
today is duo to the fact,that?1 tho two
movements have different   programs,
different tactics,    , Wo must, there«
f'oro,, rospoct each, other's, autonomy
and allow lioth movements todovobp
on the lines that glyq' tho promise of
tho grcatoKt success.""'   And as tho
mombors of tho Socialist parly aro
tho boBt judges of >vhat is' tho. wisest
policy for'it to. pursue, so tho mombors of trado union movo ment are tho
host Judges of what, is tho wisest
policy for their movomont to pursue
And, in*fact,- any attempt' of tho ono
movement or tlmollJor'to vloliite that
noutrallty, which ndcosBlty and not
theory has imponod ■ upon us, would
moan to'promote division nnd 'dissension In tho working'class movomont,
Kor tho trado unions to start a rlvnl
political  party or- for tho Socialist
party to start dr,,eyen;cdndbne a:riyai
industrial movement would be treason
to;the "workrng'clas^y{;y7./'7'C ,y
7-1 have not-sought.Iin'-the, previous
article' to glye any' personal?opinion's.;
I \ have"5 endeavored 'to mass - here"'' the
views of the*leading7Socialists' anci<
tradV™ion-Bt? throughout'the*world.
With hardly an exc^ptloh^thes'e-have
condemned rival or . dual'^'unionlsm.'
With' hardly, an exception"*1 they''have
deplored polities in\the, unions W'her-
'ever that is likely -to encourage "division. .Without exceptiqn;/they,have
pleaded for tolerance, courtesy;"nm
tual respect and harmonious' action
between lh3 party and the"union. Thej'
have sought marriage, not,"a. forced,
union between the two great organize-'
tions of th<^ working class. ' They
.believe ih political. unionlsin as they
believe In-trades unionism, and they
have vsought,'vtq, develop theso,'two
movements {to' the highest -possible
point of efficiency. . Ever since ...its.
foundation-the 'Socialist party% ha'si
inaintalried a - policy that'-ls founded
on tho highest and-best traditions of,
the internajionar movement. ./Despite
the fact that some of its most not-'
able leaders liave.'violated the -party*
policy, it has nevertheless resolutely'
refused to alter that 'policy.- It has
refused to meddle in" trade, union af-'
fairs; to take sides In disputes between rival factions in' the trade union
movement, and It has ilbt, as a party,,
attempted,' to pledge the trade unions
tp Socialism; It has denounced rival
unionism,' commended the" 'efforts of
all economic organizations, and stood
ready * at all times to ' render moral
and financial aid to every body of organized labor that is- struggling .6
improve-its material conditions.' And
while pursuing this policy, it has built
up the beginning of a wonderful political .^organization of the * working
class. Growth of the political movement has been phenomenal; and nothing but'it's own mistake's,can prevent
It becoming in the near future one of
the greatest political organizations in
the world. *.-.        "    "' 7
7-Yet the success of the policy of the"
past has not prevented the constant
clamoring of those"-,who would alter
the party's policy.-" •- Some would have
us seek to turn the trade unions' away
from their present'work for1 the'pur-'
,'nQgokof-.forin!n'''--i-!abor—nartv?—i-Soine-
would. have us 'denounce the present?
"trade junlon' movement, abandon- ?6ur
political1 work and found., a, rival -Industrial 'organization.' Some - would
have Wforce the trade, unions to, In-,
'dorsevSociallsm,,or get out of "the unions.* ' Soma, would, have us lay'down
pompous Instructions to the' 'unions
tliat: they/miiBt adopt an Industrial
form- of' organization. Some' would
have,us*declare for or against direct
action,, Including 'the general 'strike
and* sabotage,' -The latter ^"are, of
course, weapons thatcan b'e used only
by tlio Industrial movement. A politics 1* patty has nothing whatever to
do with.them, But thesexaro the
demands"of those who protest against
tho present policy "of, the ' Socialist
party.' " ''    '  ' '''■
Woll, In' all charity, 1 may sniy that
such demands simply* indicate the,Ignorance of, these .Socialists concern;
i'ng,Ttho policy of- tlie "international
movement amMho iittor lncphoronc'y
of their tlio.|fiht concerning the scopo
of a working,class.political party.
Fortunately tho party has from tho
beginning resisted theBO attacks on
its trado union policy, and tho knowlodgo of tho Immense success that
luiB como to tho movement both hero
nnd In Europo, on tho1 linos of our
prosont tactics,,, should bo sufficient
to koop lis from any return to tho
slngulnr ond Inevitably dostructlvo policies, thai annihilated tho Sooinllst
Lnbor Parly,
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NAMB7 8E0. and P. O. ADDRESS
Bankhead. V, Wheatley, Bankhead, AUa.    • y ,.'
Beaver Cr«ek,...... P, Oaugbton, Beaver Creole, via P.noh&r
Bellevue........... J. Burke, Bellovuo, Frank, Altn,
rUAlrronrA '.. W T, - Tafias, llllf, Alii.
Burmla............ J. Man^Rll, Pa«ahm'j»7A.tft.
Carbondalo... J. Lonsberry, Carbondalo,. Coloman, Alia.
Canmoro .......... N, D. Thaohuk, Canmoro, Alta,
Colomnn  W, Graham, Coleman, Alta.
Corbln  O. M. Lafforty, Corbln, B, 0.
Chinook Mlnea :... P. KHIt. nia-monfl CJty, Alts.
Diamond City Albert .Jak, Diamond. City, Letbbrldge.
Pernio Tblta. Uphill, Fernio, B, O,
Frank  Jas. ICen nedy. Frank. Alta.
2407.,Hosmor  W. Bald.irs.ono, Hosmer, B. C.
IOCS  Hillcrest J. O. Jones, Hillorost, Alta.
Lethbridge, h. Moore, '604, Sixteenth St., North »_ethbr!dgo.
Letbbrldge Collieries Frank Barlnghnm, sec, via., Klpp, Alta,
Lille ,....«,... W, I* -Brans, Lille, Frank, AHa
_..*»-» Lt>at  J. Magdall, J'assburg, Alta.
Mlohol  11. fiurrell, Michel, B, C.
Monarch Mine..... 8. Mooreroft, Monarch Mine, taber, Alta.
Pfltsburf..'. J. Magdall, Paaaburg, Alta.
Royal Vie* ....... Thos. B, Haler, Royal Collieries, Lethbridge, All*
TWber............. JL Patterson, Talker, Alta.
TaJter...... U% Wll eon, Taber, Alta,
.. .-.-■ - /;*. .' xf- -l -_.
;:.La stampa coloniale'ljallana^enza
eccezibne alcuna—cbhtinua.la sua opera" ignobile e turffaldina, ingannando'la'
pubblica opinione sulle vere con'dlzio'ni
"d'ltalia. .* Mentre -• rlempe', le feeT-col-
onne di inni alia guerra, e.la'?glbria
d'italia—6001^030' la; sbornlo patriot^
tardica al maximum d'lmbecllllt'a- pos-
sibile—tace sulle condlzloni economi-
che del Regno,, che sono' trlstlssime
e quail' non si ricordaYano'" dal'98 in
poi.„' ;.    ..yy 7-7S - [ly-y'SA.
' ,1 generi di prima neceslita,* ch'erano
gia carl, sono anc?or plu incaVtlln. quo-
sti ultimi mesi di.guerra. II grano da
36-lire al'Quint.)'che Costaya.di priml
del diccmbre scorso, era salito. 11 20
aprile, 'a lire 48. ' Il pane ha'-' rag-
giunto II prezzo favoloso di, cent. 56 il
Kg. B. cosl per 11 reste.-   •''   \> .,' -
Accio s'agglunga la crlsl industriale
e commercial*, la' dlsoccnpazione,' la
scarsa circolazione^del danaro, .11 ere-
dito^'riatretto, I faillmentl © s'avra un
quadro esutto della dolorosa sltua-
zlone in cui il nazionalismo fanfarone
clericale cavolardd e delinquent©, ha
trasclnato il popolo Italiano. -
Hi perche hon si dica ch© amiamo es-
agerare le tinte pef ingenito e settarlo
pessimfsmb.. ttralciamo' qui sotto un
breve riassunto ; delle - condizioni del
niercat o del lavoro,In ..Italia.' - II quadro e tolto dal Bollettino dell'Ufflcio
del' lavoro, publicazione. utflciale del
Governo italiano © percio non sispelta
dl partigianeria socialista.
II Bollettino parla del mese dl jnar-
zo. Ora indubbiamente In quest!-2
ultimi mesi d'aprile e-maggio.la'sltua-
zione s e aggravata, come ne fanno
fede le dimo strazioni di disoccupati
e d'affamatl che sfiiano.per le piazze'
per levie. d'ltalia. . ,
IS tutto _cio a maggior gloria del pa-
triottismo del fornitorl e di la dell'
ocean'o. **.  .,',
.   La parola al fatti. .
In Piemonte, ad Alessandria? 11 lavoro © diminuito nell'industria dei mo-
bill In ferro_ed in quella dei cappelli,
nella quale si e lavorato   ad   orario
rldotto, "a.Valeriza. e diminuito.nelle
varle Industrie; in Ligurla, a ."Voltrl,
perdu'ra la crisi nell'industria. metal-
lurgica, e sono rimaste chius© le fonde-
rie ed acciaierie di Pra.- ?. A Novi.Lig-
ure, a Savona/a,G©npya si e sentlto II
contraccolpo dello" sciopero del mlnatorl lnglesl, tra' gli scavatori e i marl-
nal che son rimae.!.disoccupati.A
■ In Lbmbardia:   a Como, situazlone
stationarla con mancanza di lavoro per
I muratorl, del quail molti'sono'emi-
grati; a Lecco, dimlnuzlone di lavoro
-in-gener*-WiIe-yarie*industri©7lpeciaIr
ments nella metallurgica e nella tea-
sll© .con" disoccupazione,. e * con '■ rldu-
zione deli'orarlQ negli stabilimentl dell'
lndustria del ferrb;?_TMonza II lavoro
e sensfbilmente diminuito nell'edillzia?
neirinduBtria^tessil© (ramq jacquards).
e metallurgica, nolle quail Bo^e lavorato ad orario rlddbtto;  eguale ridu-
zione si eavuto nell' lndustria tessile
a Lodl; diaoccupazione^sl'nbta.a';Lecco" per i muratorl, cappollal e fllatorl
o per i inuratori ancora' a.Suzzara.'y"
7? Nel Veneto, a Vicenza, permane la
crisi  nell'industria   cotonlera,  nella.
quale Bi e lavorato con orario rldotto,
mentre nelle altre Industrie il lavoro
ha cominclato a rlattlvnrsl; a Porde-
nono^dimlnuzlone del 'lavoro1nelle,Industrie metallurglch© o, dol.legno; '- a
Bellun'o circa 300 operal addetti* alia
miniera di granito Bono stati llcenzinti
per.apvraproduzlon© dl materlnle ob*.
'traijtO; ; ■      , ,   y,   ,.
' Passlamo nell' Emilia; d Placenza
a; causa della crisi cho attravosa 1'In,
dUBtrla cotonlera ol e chiuso il Cotonl-
flcio placentlno, ed o.slata licenziata.
la maestranza' (420 oporai), « si nota
mancanza'dl lavoro tra 1 muratorl.. An*
cho a Fori!, In Romagna, il'lavoro da
muratorl ucaraoggta.
, In Toseana, a Pescia, il lavoro a
diminuito nolio i^du'utrlo odlll, dol leg.
no o del oappelld: In quest'ultlma-e
nello fabbrlcho dl pasto'alimontarl si
o lavorato ad, orario rldotto* a Prato
dimlnuzlone dl lavoro e orario rldotto
noll'arte tosslie e noll'lndustrla dolla
pagllu; a Sesto Flbrontlno la stessa
cosa al verldca nell'industria della cop
arnica, con aocentuazlono della crlsl,
[A Flronze, dlmlnu.lono dl lavoro In
goi.oro, spoolAlmente nollo lndustria
odlll e dol votro,
Nello Marobe, a leal, n cnusa delin
forto crlsl oho attravorsn 1'lnduslrln
aorlcn, otto filando sono stato cliltise,
rlmanondo cosl dlsocoupato 500 solol.
olo, o vl -e dlsocoupazlono tra i muratorl.
A Tornl, In Umbrla, noll'lndustria
tossllo sl nccontua som pro plu la crlal,
In nlounl ropartl del lanlflclo al o lavorato, tre glornato por qulndlclna;
hollo -Utl.lolo si e parlmentl lavorato
ad orario rldotto,
Nol Lnzlo, a Roma, si nota dlsocou*
pnxlono tra I tlpogrnfl, gll scalpolllnt
o I camorlori; nolla Campania, a Na-
poll, fra I tlpoftrafli a Hnrl n*llo l»»-
glle II lavoro o alqunnto diminuito
iwlle vurto industrlo, spoclnlmonto In
quella odilo, o a Castoltormlnl, In 81-
-cilia, per la sospenstone dol lavorl
nolln ronleru 8. Clovannollo moltl op*
orarolo lavoro rlmastl dlnocnupntt.
, 11 quandro o roso piu fosco dalle notl-
slo doi mosi procodontl dollo stesso
Dollottlno, dovo sl vodo cho a Verona
sl o chiuso lo otablllmonto Farina ovo
orono occupotl circa 200 operal, a Ven.
ozla sl nota dlmlnuilono dl lavoro
epcclalmenle nelln fubbroca dl fismml-
feri dello,stabillmento gla Baschlera
e nel cbtohificlo'venezia'nb'che bccupaT'
-2000 operai. a Bologna iMavbro fu?rld-
btto nello stabilimento Cal'zani, 'a•"Cal^
tanlsetta fu chliisa.la miniera a' Grot-
tacalda dove iavpravano.; circa -'1000'
operai, a Pallahza.si ©• chiuso II capy
pellificio De Marchi. (100" operal) / a'
Turbigo _i_ © chiuso lo' 'stabilimento
Valle TlcI_io,?'a. Sesto; Piorentino si ©.
layorato ad orario rldotto1-'in alcuni
reparti delle manifatture,,Ricl_ard-Gin-
ori; a Reggio Emilia le Officine mec-'
caniche hanno licenziato 150 operai: -
Se dalle industrie passiam'o ai lavoiri
della terra, vedlamo che pei bracciantl
vie mancanza di lavoro nel Pavese, nel
Cremonese;,in tutta rEmilia,,essettua-
ta Guastalla, in tutta la' Romagna,* ac-
cettuato, Portomagglore, dove 500 sono-
stati collocati dalJa" Cooperativa ed I
rimahentl in lavorl di semina, mentre
a Comacchio se nenotavano fin d!al-
lora 1000 dlsociipatl, dei quail la dis?
occui«izl6ne sl e manifestata cosi
trucemente due mesi dopo, In questl
giorni. Anche nelle Puglle I bracciantl, Foggla (4000) © a.Cerignola as-
pettano e domandano lavoro.
In quasi tutto" 11 Veneto invece si
nota una domando.di braccia nell'ag-
rltoltura e se ne lamenta la, scarsezza
chei ylehe segnala|a, anche dalle Cat-
tedre amhulantl'e"dai ComizI agrari
di tutte le regionl d'ltalia per la- mano
d'opera avventlzla nelPagrlcoltura, a
causa della constatata fortissima rip-
resa dell'emigrazlone.   - .    > , *
Per, dove Annunclava 11 "Bollettino," da Reggio Calabria, nel mese di
gennaib: "Disoccupazione .tra.-i falegnaml, alcuni del guall- sono partiti
per Tripoli;" e nel successivo mese dl
febbraip: "Disoccupazione; fra I falegnaml, molti dei quali sono ritornati
da Tripoli!" y   ''."
Invece, le'statistlcbe dl-^gennalo e
febbraio, denunciano 25 inila emigran-
tUoltre Oceanp, dei quail 2U mila negli
Stati Uniti! <" ' ,
Fernie-Fort Steele
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SOCIALISM    UPADUVA!
•tak,
Ano, > tak, oznamuju kapitalisticke,
krest'anske a popri nychi i na§e slov-
enske casopisy a poniektore organy, a
budu takto hovorit' do tychClas, ky'm
socialism nedoslalne, vrchola svojho
urcenia. -.s Ano potom ho uznaju s ti-
.chou resignaciou a s poznamenanym:
"Co" je, je v§tko od boha."
A preta t), ysme' tleto vellfclny za-
vSasu chceli upbzornlt', aby sa nesta-
vali na zadne nohy proti tomu co je od
koha?' ' - -    " i   7 ' '  .   '- >'
Socialism je dani z vole boiej, lebo
nie na avete' sa hedeje a nestan© bez
Jeho-Suh!asu^^Hla3-*-i'udu^-'je7hla3'
bozl!". Zej©' socialism hlas l'udu, ,na
to' dokazbv "netreba" a vSetkym vyra-
zom dne§na .spolecnost'  krest'anaka
uei:, ;• ^ -;■.•'';;;- ' ',   •'.  , ._
, .Podlvajme sa len ako ucehle sbclal-
ismu zapuSta icbrene vfiade tam, kde sa
ozve "Hlaa l'udu, teda hlas boil."
-7V. Anglicku'-bude\vychadzat* Jeden
Boclallstlcky dennik.  ■ Po rozmluve s
predsedom,   neodvislej    robotnickej
Btrany, Budr. Anderson, vzkazal sud-
r'uhqvi. Longuctovi,, od Casoplau "Hu-
manlte," bli2Se podrobnosti o * prlpra-
vach'p.'o vyday'anla-noveho Bociallstl-
ckeho dehnlka "Daily Citizen."   Den-;
nik bude vychadzat' v Manchestre, v
BtrediBku seyero  anglickebo  priemy-
sloveho ogresu a hiavnym aldlom bo-.
clallBtlckeho hnutia..  Ponevafi dennik
tento rnual sa rovnat'vo vSetkom den-
nikom meitlackym, musia sa nan so-
hnat' trl mlllony markon kapltalu, a
hiied'-v, prv^m tyidnt oolona tu sumu
uplsanopoldruheho mllibna7  Od vel'
kych robotnlckych organlsaoll povoli-
11: strojnickysvaz 100,000 JeloinlCiov-
sky svaz 50,000.  Od bornickoho svazu
otnkvrk sa 80,000.    Sukromno ouoby
b?ru podiel' v tomto tleZ.    Dvaja bo*
haty sudruhovla uplsall spolu <2tl,000
morlok ,   a  jeden tretl dal polovlca
svojho majetku, t. J. 200,00 mar!ek
S tnlcymto kapltallm moZo sa u* nl«.o
zaeat'." Toto sa robl "z vole bo*ej." -
. DaloJ vyt'azstvo soclallotov prl mos.
tjc^oh vol'bachj Anglllje tleZ vyanu-
mho!    V okrosoch Anglll a Wn!o>iu
bolo stvolerfo, 06 soc, robotnlokyoh kan.
dldatov.    Zlskano bolo SS, utratouo 8,
toda lilskano .10 mlost v mostkych vll'<
bach.    Vyojedky prl vol'be v Angli)
rozdelono oti skoro Jodnako na vybor
pro robotnlclce zastuponla, t. J. na Ro<
botnloku Stranu a na soo, noodvlslj
rob. stanu, ktoro Casta pracovall spolo*
One dohromady.    Prod nodavnon. zn>
lo*ono Drltlcka soc. strana nodooiolPn
i'ndnoho uspochu.   V mnohych prlpu*
(loch boll zvolonl boz proti kandlilata.
Zonske zastupkyhb boly bblaseno dve.
V Jodnom okr-oao maju soc. vaOilmi
hlasov.
Socialism ba filrl medzl angllckym
nnmornlotvom. "Labour Londa"" v
Londlno uvorojnll doplB jodnoho nn-
gllukoho nomornlka, v nom ohliuijo,
*o medzl niiifcfttvom na valoCnycli lodl-
dch angllckyoli, rosAlriijo sa Idea so.
clallstlckoho ufienla miorou utasnof,
Polovlca muistva sa stava nadXnnvml
Oltalo'ml socUllstlckych dasoplsov a
.eiiecNych sou. b.)<hi>v. V praznych
hodlnacb, noch su na lode alebo na pe*
vnlno, namornlcl ss bavla pouCnymi
soc, fasoplsml lebo knlhaml-toho sa-
mclio obaaliu, Nlkoiuu e predstnven-
)tn ft.ii i.-itnipttiiiie, ce \iy to bolo pro
fttnt nobospoCne, koby mall soclalls-
tlcky uvodomolych vojakov a namornl-
kov.
Nas slovonsky postup ani' nespom*
Inamo, pa v. em Ion. to rastlerne pomall
alo tstc pre dici uo.UUatkku. Toto
vletko sa dejo t "dopuktenla bolloho"
a my to vIoiiKj.—I.ovuu.i L'Udu.
A Flash of
Lightning
v    Is just as  likely to  strike
*    the  house of' the' uninsured
- -man as that of his more pru-
, ' dent neighbor. -  No building
"  .4s Immune. _ %
Better Have
Us Insure
"you and-have a lightning
clause attached to the policy.
Then you needn't worry ©very
- time there is a thunderstorm.
Head Office
Cranbrook, BX.
Branches
Fernie & Medicine Hat
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Subscribed
Reserve Fund ....
HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO     -       ,,, ?    '.
6,000,000      Capital  Paid Up  .....   5,996,900
5,996,900     ' Total Assets ,    72,000,000
D. R. WILKIE; President      ^ HON. ROBT JAFFRAY, Vlco-Prea.
. BRANCHES   IN   BRITISH COLUMBIA
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie. Golden, Kamloops, Michel, Moyie, Nelson.
I  ■ Reveistoke, Vancouver and Victoria.     '       '
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., Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.     .
FERNIE BRANCH   . GEO. I. B. BELL, Manager
M. A. KASTNER
Sole Agent for Fernie
SYNOPSIS OP'GOAI. MINING
-   • a BEGULATIONS
COAL mining rights ot the-Dominion, in Manitoba; Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North
Went Territories and in a portion of
the.Province, of British Columbia, may
be leased v- for i a term, of -.twenty-one
years at an annual rental of Sl an acre.
Not more than.2,560 aqrea wll be leased
to one applicant. -• -
> Application for a lease.must be made,
by the. applicant In' person to tbe
Apent,or Sub-Agent of the district in
which the rights applied for are situated. . " ,.--..
In surveyed, territory the land must, be
described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of" sections, and in unsurveyod
territory the tract applied for shall be
Btaked out by the applicant himself.'.
Bach aplloation must be .accompanied
by a fee of $6 which will be refunded if
the rights applied,for are not avallablo,
but not otherwise. A royalty shall be
paid on the merchantable output of tho
mine at the rate of five cents por ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent- with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable-coal'mined an dpay tho royalty thereon, ' If, the coal mining
rights are not being operat-sd, (luch
returns-should be furnished at loast
once a year.
The loase will include the coal mlslng
rights only, but the lensoe may be permitted to purchase whatever avallablo
surface rights may be considered ne-
cosaary for tho working of the mlno
at the rate of 110.00 an aore, ,
. For full ' information application
should be made to the Secretary of the
Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or
to any Agont or Sub-Agent of Dominion-Lands. " ■   '
"of moc^ f ory
Deputy Minister of the interior,
N.13—Unauthorised publication of this
advertisement will not be paid for.
HIGH GRADE
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The
Purpose!
of a Bank
THB NON-UNION SKUNK
A,Chartered Bank exists to afford qll persona
a convenient means for depositing their mpnpy in
safety, and for collecting tr^oir accounts and paying
their debts. You may deposit your savings with
the bank; pay your bills by oheque through the
bank, or send money anywhere out of town or
abroad, or you may collect what is* owing you by
a draft issued through tlie bank, It does not matter if the transaction amounts to only a single dol*
jar. Tho bank will welcome the kjsiness just the
aarao.   That is what a bank is for.
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Por Sslt at BIsaiclsU-VOruB Stars
It is bard* to understand tbe reasoning of tho man who will condomn labor unions and yet ia th«'first to ac
copt the benefits tocurad by thorn,
Through the agitation of organised ia.
bor many atatea havo abollihed tbe
doctrine of contributory negllnoncn.
This law operates to the interest of
the wage-earner who reftuoi to Join
tlto union of hla calling ua it does to
tho Interests of tho men who have
fought Incessantly through their or
gnnl-iatlons to bring It nbout. And
yot at overy opportunity bo li willing
and anxious to do whatever In In hla
powor to doatroy the medium through
which ho in protected.
Such mon either knowingly, through
prejudleo or lack of understanding can
see nothing but tho inlitalcoe which organized labor through humnn frailties,
havo mado. Thoy can not or will not
sea tho bonoflt ,oocurod through united action.. Thoy are willing to mako
a small sacrlflco to bettor tlielr own
condition, bu,t when tho sacrifices
liLifv bcvn ...hum by oliiors and tho con*
irotoil j>i.....i. uuHh-fl ..ti.)' ar<j t..o fir*,
'to complain that moro nliould have
hoen secured.
Thoy aro almost tlio equal of tho
mon who whllo boasting of thoir mom-
wii-ftm.*, 'ft-Uioui considering tho questions Involved, demand tbat drastic action bo taken before all peaceful
moans have botln exhausted nnd who
aftor accomplishing this act of loyalty
and heroism, at the first opportunity,
turn traitor to the eaute or depart to
fields unknown, leaving the battle to
bt* fnuifht by othore,
Head
Office
J, 7, MACDONALD, MftBStfW.
"p/*\ "p f\ jut *r» r\   Branches and c<x_McttoM
throughout C_uu4_i
fernie Branch.
TT?"
pay when mm
On. K. A K. TAKE ALL RISKS *
NO NAMES OK PHOTOS USED WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT
NERVOUS DEBILITY
through fair InJluMiliw,
wwliijf lympiomi c«mu)i
tJOi
Wvu
8, «j_ioe/s irnifbls, pthlpliat Jon of (bt htttt, bulif ul, dr_ams and hut*. k*dim»n t
' plmttlMnn (hA fncn, «>vr« «nn«ri\, JkiIIih-. ilinU. tjt,«ii\na «»ufKMMinl UWf „
liUHft, cfMinuttul. lack tnenry sod stwnsui, tired tnorntnrt, tmiImi hlftlif«, ctuneeubls
mooiU. wtak nunlioal, proouturt dtcay, boat p*u#, lair toute, mn Uiroat, tux
you   will  ne  a   wreck
The property owners of Prlnee Ha-
port have voted down tho proposition
submitted to them that tho city should
lease to a tnutte for the Trades and
f.&W Council a utcc<i of laud for the
erection, of s labor temple.thereon.
If the workers were but as half alert
av. their employers when their Interests aro likely to be^ffected, industrially or politically, the day wheu things
will be owned as they ar$ med would
not bo far distant.
tack,
Iii «Hn».
niiinory,
MM
pomiitney Vanish? Ihs liyis bsobi
1kv1» nnrt th* wnnt. «..,.»i-i» ,u,-,i j.;i;,,^j i.H^,, t,» u-.k<w*iM-. fcu .Jfmtis r*»»—no
Twin. >it»i w»*t_i from ifts system, Dan'. ItlouMb aad fakir* rob you ot your butt
•wettt doUare. We wiD <w« ran wr m Mr.
CVERYTfflNO PRIVATE AKD CONFIDENT.AL
READER.' Vo matUr *ho lias tr»»l#<l you, writs for an Itonett opinion ft** *l Ohm*.
IUrfitrirM-.NTli«a*UI««MMllwn (llliiilntod) a«iS*«r«lOiM_Mi>. M*a.
„ QUitnoN mx ront home treatment sent on request
DrsKENNEDT&KENNEDY
Cor. Michl^nAve, And GrfswoIdSt.  Detroit, Aldu
,HIITII*__r     ^ fetters from Cana/Tamnstbesddreased
nUIIUSi     to our Canadian Cormj-ondence Depatt.
________HB____M_____H    ment in Windsor, Ont.   If you desire to
see us personally call at our Medical Initltute in Detroit as we see and trrnt
ao pslUatt in our Wiudwr offices wbicJi are lot CermponiUr,«- nnd
htimtXory tor Oimiikn btuloeas only.  Address ell letters &_ follows t
ORS. KENNEDY & KENHCDY. Wimlter. Onl.
WHU tor our prtnU tAinm. ! DISIBIOT LEDGER,  FERHIE,   B. <?,,; JULY $ |?12.
Ready-to-Wear
Department
LADIES' FANCY PONGEE WAISTS
These models are made in a nice fine quality
of Silk, some with a high lace collar and others
with low neck, the trimming and yoke of a pretty
gnipure laee to match .color of silk. These "Waists
are very exceptional values and are very dressy.
Specially priced for quick selling, §4.75.
Just arrived, some novelties ir Ladies' Sailor
Waists. These are made in pure White Linen.
Oar design has Dutch coliar of cadet blue aad
front and cuffs are trimmed: pipings nf same color
and small buttons to match. This is the smartest
we have seen this season and the price is remarkably low.     Specially priced $1.95 each.
THE NEW PEPLUM WAIST
This is the latest thing in novelty Waists. The
material used is a ni.ee quality, ail-over white embroidery, and the trimmings are of crab laee in a
very good quality. The whole design speaks the
last word in Waist creations. AH these models
are displayed in our Ready-To-Wear Department
on Second Moor.
Dry Goods
Department
Ladies Cold Hose—The famons Soisette Seamless Stocking in colors of tan, champagne, pink,
sin*.     Special 35c. pair.
Ladies' Cotton Hose—Made from nice pure yarn
in colors of black, white, tail. sky. champagne and
pink.    25c. pair.
Our Hosiery Stock is very Complete and we can
match practically any color dress or shoe.
Misses Lisle Lace Hose—In colors of black and
tan. This is a nice, fine Stocking, and very
suitable for present wear.    Sizes 6 to S1^ 30c. pair.
Children's Cctton Hose.—A good, strong ribbed
Stocldngi.in black only; sizes a to Sy2. 6 pair for $1.
Men's  Department
Keep Your Boys Clean
and Smart
BOYS' WASH SUITS AND BLOUSES
We bave decided to cle£n ap the balance of our
Boys1 Wash Suits and Blouses. There is still
a good variety to choose from in size from 3 years
to 7 years.
Regular, $2.   Special .$1.25
Regular, $1:75     Special  $1.00
Regular, $1.50.     Special 90
Regular, 85c.     Special BO
Regular, 60o.     Special     .40
Regular, 50e.     Special     .36
A Word to the Men
MEN'S TWO-PIECE SUITS
Buy one of our new Two-Piece Suits and he
comfortable during the coming hot weather. See
these suits and you will realize the prices quoted
sly low.
These garments are made from stylish grey
and brown Tweeds in all sizes from 36 to 40. Regular value $13.50 and $15.00. Special Saturday,
$10.00.
Men's Silk Lisle Half-Hose, regular 50c. and 6
line.     Special, Saturday, 3 pair for $1.00.
MEN'S UNDERWEAR
We still have a few garments of fine Silk Lisle
L'nderwear in Pink, Blue and N-atural Colors.
Regular value $1.25 per garment. Saturday
Special, 75c. each.
Holiday Comforts
We bave everything for convenience and eom-
fort for the man who is ont for a holiday.
.  Soft SMrte and Lounge Collate
Mesh Underwear, cool and convenient
Outing Pants in Corduroy and Duck
Fishing Coats in these Styles.
DEPARTMENT
Saturday Specials
Lima Beans, 3 lb   for .       2
Two in One Blacking, 3 tins for     .      — _J
Government Creamery Butter, 3 lb for $1 0
Cream of "Wheat, 3 pkgs 3
Braid'a Big Four Coffee, 2 lb .7
Tetley's Coeoa, y± lb. tins, 2 for 7
Lowney's Baking Chocolate, % lb. cake 2
Imported Swiss Cheese, per lh.  ...A 3
Royal Extracts, 2 oz _•_,.._.,    .1
Samson Plums, 21b. tins, 2 for 2
Pard Dates, 2 lb for 2
- Domestic Sardines.  6 for    2
Bran, 100 lb. for     1.2
Shorts, 100 lbs. for    l.S
Canada First Jam, 5 lb. tins, each 7
Liquid Veneer,  12 oz 4
Sherriff's Marmalade, __ lb. tins each 6
C. and B. Potted Meats and Fish, each 1!
Olive Oil. y« gab- 1.1
Olive Oil, gals    2.2
Sunlight Soap, 6 bars for 2i
Hand Cleaner,  each    ll
Todet Soap, regular 35, 40, .50 boxes for..     .2i
Heinz Indian Relish    2!
Reliance Lime Juice, pts.   .      .    -_ 3i
Gold Standard Tea, S lb -Ins 1.0!
Corn, 2 lb. tins, 3 for 31
Mew Spuds, per 50 lbs 1 gl
New Cabbage, 6 lb. for 21
New Carrots, 7 lb. for 21
New Beets, 6 lb. for   2!
"White Swan "Washing Powder, 3 lb. pkgs,
2 for 41
Old Dutch Cleanser, 3 for 21
"White Swan Teast, 6 for 21
Cherries, 10 lb box 1.41
Screen Doors, each    _.   $1.25 and 1 51
Cut out this Advt and, bring
it along with you
TRITES-WOOD     COMPANY,    LIMITED
Principal Brace Is in Crantecioic, presiding over the departmental examinations ther«.
Tbe C. P. R. are offering reduced
rates of $19.95 round trip to the W
peg Exhibition.
Miss H. Wearmouth and Miss Bertha
Pearson, two members of West
Fernie's aristocracy, jotuBejed to
Cranbrook to celebrate Dominion Day.
"It sare is some place" and the automobile roads are In god shape. Charming! "
PRESENTATION TO W S BARCLAY.
Previous to bis departure for Victoria a presentation was made lo S. W.
Barclay, ex-City Clerk, or a travelling
case, and to Sire. -Barclay, a silver tea
service. The event took Place at
tbe Fernie Hotel last Friday evening.
A. B. Trites presided and ei-mayor S.
HercJuner made tbe presentations.
It will perhaps be remembered that
last season, and for the first time ir
the historpy of big tented attractions,
the people of the Northwest were privileged to see the Sells' Floto Circus at
a nominal figure, which at first, and
until the big ahow itself arrived, was
hardly to be credited, considering the
fact that even the smallest and most
Insignificant animal and Wjld West
shows tilt their prices, after crossing
the Canadian border.
Mr. Murphy, the general contracting
;ent, assures ns tbat tbis season the
policy of the cut rate price still pre-
that tbe cirens will come
back to us enlarged snd beautified in
lany respects. How these people
give sneh a magnificent performance
money is one of the' modem
wonders of the show business, bnt tbe
fact that they still adhere-to it is proof
positive that tbey have fonnd it emi-
ently
LECTURE AT THE  GRAND
At tbe Grand Theatre on Sunday afternoon, July 7th, Alf. Budden, 0[ Eat-
tleforn. Sask.. will deliver a lecture on
"Socialists and Ani i-SocIalisis.** This
subject is ot particular interest to
those who work for wages, and no
doubt will can for much discussion
from those wfcb Dumber tiiemsel-.
with tbe Anti-So'etallsts.
The meeting will commence 8t 2
Tbe public schools we» doted cm
Friday for the summer holfdays.
. MBOy vl.itora were present at tbe
closing exercises. The year has been
tbe most successful in the history of
the Fernie schools. Principal Bruce
haa brought the organization to a
high state of perfection, and by the
aid or a most efficient utalf at teachers in the province, leaves a school
.borough]? organized and ready Tor a
new principal.
Tbe enrollment has reached 610 and
the  average  during  tbe last month
Ur. Bruce bas had charge of the
Eet.oi.ls for more than two full school
yeara, and goes to Sonth Vaficouv*r
to take the prlncipalsbip of one of tbat
flourish. __g city's new schools.
It is hoped tbat tbe new/addition to
the central school building can be
mad-j ready for occapancy b«fcre the
winter term of 3ehool begins.
SELLS     FLOTO    CIRCUS    COMING
Tbe coming of a Dig circus is always
"f interest, and tiie youngsters of
Fernie will he glaa to hear that SoDf
Floto Circus win be here tm Aagnat
CITY FATHERS MEET—O. W. ROSS
APPOINTED CITY CLERK
A meeting.of the Council was held
on Friday evening last. Acting-Mayor
Broley appointed tbe newly elected al-.
dennan; Steve Wallace, chairman of
th* Fire, Light and Water Committee,
vl position previously occupied by Aid,-
Dickon
Tbe City EDgineer was Instructed to
put in sewer connection for tbe Mice
Rescue Station.
O. W. Russ was appointed CityClerk
on approbation for three months at
a salary of J.12S H month, and if satisfactory at the end of that period his
salary will be raised to (150.' Stanley
Dicben was appointed clerk in the City
office on approbation for three months
at a salary of (80 a month.
Tbe Isis has had a busy week of it
On Monday there was one continuous
stream of visitors, both afternoon and-
evening, and at certain, times even
standing room was at a premium, and.
many had to Wait outside until some
of tbose inside had bad tbeir money's
worth. On Wednesday the "Tag"
drawing took place. The Athletic.
Association ottering three J5.00 gold-
pieces io be drawn for amongst those
wbo had bought tags on Dominion Day.
and decided that-'the best plane:11»
raffle them was the late- There, was
a big crowd present? On Friday and?
Saturday the two reel feature "Life
?Gd Battles of Daniel Boom", will, be
shown and a:-, this pictnre is bot*i edi-
catior.al and historical t. large a Ken.
d?f.ce can be predicted. In addltlim.
to tbis the usttal fine 'nm of plctiiiies
will be shown, and the orchestra
be relied npo
patrons."
Advices from the United Kingdom
comment on a recent scene In the
Hoose of Commons when the E
Secretary, Mr. Reginald JTcKenna,
was the snb3ect of an attack by 1
Austen Chamberlain who moved
vote of censure because of tbe Home
Secretary's attitnde on the Newport
strike situation and tbe subsequent
free labor deadlock.
Tbe matter first came into promi-
aice over a year ago wben Messrs
Hooider Brothers, shipowners. Had
lie with the- dock laborers at
Newport, bnt the dockers* onion refused to work a Houlder vesseL. Tbe
firm thereupon fitted up tbe ship
Lady Jocelyn to accommodate s
hundreds of "free laborers". and this
ship was towed to Newport and the
laborers worked tbe Hoarder
vessels. A tremendous outburst of
indignation from the unions followed
and the Houlder snips were boycotted
aroond tbe coast. The firm met tbe
situation by taking the Lady Joeelyn
e scene of tbe boycott and patting
the free laboters to work.
Recently  this  ship  was  taken  to
PnrQeet.   but   tbe   dockers'    unions
threatened violence and HOnlder Bro-
i appealed for police protection.
Tub Home Secretary refused to give
this ond bis action led to the scene
in the House.     Mr. MeKenna's words
refusing protection to tbe free la-
was too much to ask that tbe
police should be Imported from outside in order to prepare tbe way for
the provocative action" of putting the
■union men to work.
rt waa not a case." Sir. McKenna
then added, "of protecting men who
would ordinarily be engaged at work
Purfleet; it was a cane of proteet-
; men'who bad escellrat opportunities for work at Newport bat who
had been Si-ought in as strike break-
He believed tbat the employers
Intended to provoke disorder by such
appeals for police help.
making his attack, Mr. ClSnP
berlain said vtbat the Tight ta work
most never be confined by the Home
Secretary to members of trade onions.
The vote of censure was fiefeated.
The cool evenings are filling the
Boiler Rink, and this healthy sport Is
finding many patrons. The management have only tbe best skates now
t the rink—the Richardson
SaB-beaiias, robber spring, swivel cas.
Mon steel tfred type, which are admitted by. an experts to be the last
word in roller skates. The floor is In
Bret' class condition and toe rencva-
Hng of the building has made It one
of the centres of attraction In the burg-
Two-Bits" wtll secure /on z. good evei>
iEga amusement.
How to invest his money to advantage is the
problem that is foremost-in the -investors' mind
BLAIEMOEE BREWING AUD MALTING CO.
are now offering for a short time a limited number
of Shares at the par value oJ $5.00."
THE BREWERY is btiiit and.a portion of the" .
machinery is already installed, the remaining, portion is ordered and on' the way, aiid w01 be erected
immediately it .arrives. "We expect to have the
plant in operation io two months, after which the
shares will he at least doable what they are at pte-
BLAIHMOEE BREWERY is situated in the centre of at least nine mining camps, the furthest away
being not more than five miles. The estimated
population of these towns   is   about   TWELVE
THOUSAND,, and the nearest brewery about thirty
- miles. This, as^anyone can' see, gives Blairmore
Brewery: adecided advantage over any Other brew
ery in the country.
Now is yonr opportunity to ^make money Get
in on the ground,, floor. Compare our price of
shares to that of other breweries in. Alberta In
vestigate how rapidly they have advanced from the
ground floor.; ; Don't delay,-this invitation means
money to yon, if you make use of yonr opportunity.
Not less than, five "shares, ajncf not more than 200 -
sold to one person-
Send all monies for shares to the Blairmore Brew
ing and Malting Co, Ltd , Blairmore, Alta
APPLICATION FOB STOCK
Gentlemen,
I hereby apply for	
Shares of Hie Capital Stock of your Company,
at $5.00 per share; to be issued m my name.
Find herewith $ covering
Signature	
Address	
Date    	
Blairmore Brewing and
Malting Go.
BLAIRMORE Alta.

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