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 Industrial Unity.is Strength
!;Tha Official Orgaffl; of District'No. 18! u! M. W. of A.
Political.Unity ia. Victory'
Vol. V:, No. 14.-7
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Relentless Efforts of ttie
Police Brings Guilty
Piles 7toLi£lit:
*'-' In the matter, of the-case of the
, • mysterious*murder of Frank Wllmott,
.''of the, R. .N.'< W. ,m: P.; which created
>  such -a"sensation several years ago;
when-the body of the ..constable, was
< ' discovered,," although attempts at-discovery, prosecuted with all zeal, had
aborted, tbe hunt- was kept up and
: once again the truth of tho. old adage
. "Murder will out," has been exempllfI-
"   ed, culminating in. the arrest of-Ebert
;^and. Mat Jasbek, the latter turning
'* ..King's evidence.   . •«
In our last< week's Tissue we erroneously'stated that it was Ebert'who
made the cdnfession. „ There, is no
; intention to belittle .th"e-efforts of the
police., officers .of Alberta, mentioned
for their work in thia mysterious .tragedy, but   the   original   information
'which led to,the suspicion falling upon
" those implicated was furnished by a re-.
" -sidentof Michel, consequent-upon tho
:; ;■ .'theft** of, goods* from New" Michel, and
, the connection of one" Jan Jekubzlck,
,:who has! succeeded in "making his getaway from the jailer, Iri whoso custody
T—iiX"r-"TVl*EJ71i^*U|—U,I/"* VI A C(Sb~JL' UUOf~HUU~ OW 1U1~
7 his apprehension has not been secured.
.   '"The Provincial. Police'of Fernie are
7 entitled to commendation for the splendid manner in .which .the, case,was
.handled, and'.they have 'Co-operated
ret J^ii,3§iS-Miini©s: Wwlkkg Ligfe
The Deputy Minister of Mln   <
7os has been.visiting eastern."
mining centres, -with Inspector,  <
B. Strachan.of Hosmer, their '-
mission- being to observe all   <
■ innovations in mining practice   -
and particularly the great de- ( «
monstration-at Pittsburg, Pa'., '<
of the most, modern 'and ap-  «
-proved methods and applianc- ,<
es in mine rescue, work. ■  -   «
A Mark Hambourg, the renowned pian-
1st who Is making a'coast to' coast
tour * la . only giving recitals at. the
more* populous towns. - From Lethbridge he comes to, Fernie on the
25th (Saturday) and will then proceed
to'Nelson.-    *. .'../'
No one, who has a musical , ear
should miss the .opportunity to hear
one of the, foremost artistes of the
present day.   , Fernie Nov. 25th.'
cornering of those supposed to be connected with this heretofore mysterious
affair.    .      * .   , -
The former.proprietors of the Cres-
ton Review, Joseph.K. .Johnson and
Ralph K.': Scruton.have now01 become
interested In -the"Interior Publishing
Company jri- the; respective^ capacities
of manager and editor/ while "Arthur
JohnBonl'Vhos'e connection with news-
paperdom in Revelstoke dates from its
beginning-V in that\burg- will take
and jbb work. ** The'old, song of "Too
much" Johnson", has. its exception "In
this iipstance, , as the /above named
trio will turn out a sheet,that cannot
^all^to be "eminently, satisfactory to
it's'readers] "nor will "any'stono' be'loft
unturned* that1' will aid''In*-*removing
an Impediment to" furthering tho-material Interests of all concerned.  ;
FmmmMGAL orders
On Saturday morning when tho first
train that has , carried mlnerB who
bave been out since April 1st went up
to tho Creek a number of passengers
could not'b<S contained in tho coaches
provided, and ono enthusiastic Individual! who with umbrella In handwnB
so anxious that aftor tho-train'had
started mado throe , irieffecutal attempts to.board It, regardless of tho
fact that ho had no less than four
. floundorlngs, ln the snow as he ran
- alongside. Among somo of tho comments heard wore "I had all I could
do to got up to catch this train; nnd
don't' know how I am going to, rlso
early enough to be on time for tho six
'. o'clock." , Ono of his mates replied:
"Bottor buy an alarm < clock." An-
othor suggested ho stay up all night
to bo on tlmo.
About 670 men hnvo already boon
put to.work, so far as wo can gather,
nnd more will bo put to work so Boon
riB places can bo found for them.
On Snturday night tho sound was
henrd, thnt wns comowhat of a novelty
to many citizens, by reason of Ub
lengthy sllonco, nnmoly tho locomo-
tlvo of tho M. F. and M. shrieking
out Its call ton minutes boforo tho tlmo
tor departing, which wns ten o'clock,
nn hour onrllor thnn hnB boon tho
custom In tho past for Saturday night.
. On Monday, at 2.30, beforo Magistral Whlmnter, tho ensos. of tho
Jo!son Brothers nnd Jas, Linn, chnrged
with Intlmldntlon In connection with
tho Barr episode,' enmo up for hearing,
but at tho request of tho counsel   for
' lho defence, L. P, Kokstoln, postponement was askod for nnd granted. Tlio
magistrate gave notice thnt Wednesday morning nt 10.30 ho would bo
rondy to procood.
Tho cases abovo montioned, which
hnvo been beforo Mnglstrato'Whlms-
lor, woro disposed of by counsel for
tho dofonoo ©looting for a apeedy trial
to como up Monday at mo itovincm'
Court Ui/uiiL' libiv JudA'c r. "H, Wilson.
Tho Alberta continent, comprising
both Infantry nnd cavalry brigades, recently so much In ovldonco, dopnrted
Fernie returns to Its formal state
with the principal Item of oxcltoment
limited to those that woro the order
Of tho day prior to October 31st,
A hot bean supper will be served ,by
tho Ladles' Aid ' In ., the •' Methodist
Church, Monday ovenlng, the - 27th,
from 6 to 7.30 o'clock. Following tho
supper a concert will be given, beginning at 8 o'clock.     Tickets 25c.    ■
Every effort Is being mado by thb
ladles to make this a good supper and
entertainment at a price within the
reach of all.
Jock Turner, who Is well-known to
Fornoltos," aftor lengthy travels throughout tho United States returned, to
his old haunts last week, and on Sunday was tho speaker of tho evening
at Fornlo Locnl S. P. of O, whon a
moBt interesting discussion ensued to
tho enjoyment and edification of tho
lnrgo number attending, Theso mooting, held ovory' Sunday, night In tbo
bneomont of the Minors' Hall, are constantly Increasing, nnd form ono of
tho fow oducattvo factors that Fernie
P0S80B8C8. Tho discussion of subjects
affecting tho labor world aro creating
an awakening in tho minds of thoBO
moBtly affocted, tho working-class,
thoso gatherings aro open to tbo Ron-
ornl public—tho latch string Is always
out—and they aro cordially Invited to
Tlio Economlo CIsbb, undor tho
auspices of tho -samo socloty, hold
their meetings ovory Sunday nftornoon
from,2,30 to 4.80, whon the "dlsmnl"
sclonco of economics Is entored into
with a scat that completely belles tho
employment of tho word "dismal."
Of the First'Part   '  ' 7 , ,
'.  "    ...  ,        and
the western coal operators'
h Association
•"   Of the Second Part .'
^ND AGREED" that the following con'-,,
ditions and rates shall govern the parties hereto, for a period ending.March
the.thirty-first,'1915, and that the parties .hereto1',will .meet,' in' conference
thirty days prior to the'expiration.of
this, agreement to discuss" a' renewal
thereof... "
Management of Mine:—•" "
i- The right to hire and discharge, the
management of the mine,,and the direction of the working forces, are vested exclusively In the' Company, and
the United Mine Workers' of"America
shall not abridge this right.
Open Shop: ''',"•
It Is,, distinctly understood arid
agreed between the parties, that there
is' to be no discrimination on the part
of the companies against union men or
on the part of the Union men against
non-union'men employed,.'
Settlement of. Local, and General DIs-
i putes: "' ■  !•,'' „
• (a) In. case any disputes or grievances arise under this agreement or
any local agreement in connection
vance is claimed to have arlsen.by the
Company or any person or persons employed;, or by the men as a whole, then
the parties shall endeavor ,to settle the
matter, as hereinafter provided. But
before" any, grievances or dispute's shall
bo submitted to the Pit Committee,
the person or persons affected. shall
endeavor, by personal application to
the Pit Boss, Overman or Foreman in
charge of the work where th'e-dlsputo
arises, to settle the matter, and in the
event of them agreeing, their decision
Bhall bo final.
(b) In case of any local dispute"arising In any mine," and failure to agree
between tho Pit Boss, Overman or
Foreman in charge of tho work where
the dispute arises and any employee,
tho Pit Committee and Mlno Superintendent, or Mlno Manager, shall endeavor to settle tho matter, and It
tboy, agree tholr decision shall bo final,
7(c) In the ovont of tho failure of
the Pit Commltteo and tho Mlno Superintendent or Mlno Manager to settle-
any dispute so referred to them, ns
well o!s in the event of othor disputes
arising, tho matter In,dispute shall bo
referred, In writing, to tho Genornl
Superintendent or Gonoral Mrinagor of
the Company, nnd tho Officers of DIb-
trlct No, 18, United Mlno Workers of
America, for, settlomont, nnd if thoy
ngroo, their docision shall bo flnnl,
Bhould thoy fall to ngroo, It shall bo
referred, In writing, to tho Commissioner of tho Western Conl Operators1
Association and tho Presldont of District No. 18, United Mlno Workers of
America, for settlement. If thoy
ngroo, tholr' docision shnll bo binding
upon both' parties.
In the ovont of their fnlluro to ngroo
tho Commissioner of tho WcBtorn Coal
Oporators' Association nnd tho President of District No, 18,' United Mlno
Workers of • America shall endeavor
to select- an ■ Independent chairman,
and failing to- agree upon an independent- chairman,- -the Minister of Labor
shall - be asked- by them to appoint
such chairman.- the - decision of the
Committee thus constituted shall be
binding-upon both'l parties.
■(d)-In--the -meantime,-and in all
cases-!while disputes are being investigated and-settled, the miners, mine
laborers and all-other parties involved
must continue to'woTk pending,Investigation,-and-until, final decision has
been reached,- but where miner, miners,--mine-'-laborer; "or mine laborers,
has-W- have- been discharged by the
Company, -he- or -tliey shall not remain
in-the_employ. of the Company while
his or their case is being investigated
and settled.. If a claim be made
within five days where a man.or men
has or have.been .unjustly discharged,'
the case shall be dealt with according
to this article, and if it is proven, that
he.or they have ibeeh unjustly dealt
with, he or they' shall be reinstated.
If'claim is made for compensation for
time lost,' iri cases where reinstatement has followed.it shall be left to
the Commlsslonerof the Western Coal
Operators'"-Association' and the President of District No. 18, United Mine
Workers' of America, to decide what
amount (if any) is to be paid.
l(e*f"'A!ny breach' of this Agreement
void the said Agreement, but the same
is to be;considered in full force and
effect. ■   •'-" "' .' -
Duties of Pit'Committee: -
The Pit Comiplttee shall be a committee, of- three"* lri each colliery 'or.
other plant covered by-'-this Agreement," selected by the . employees,
working at such colliery or.other, plant
from among their own number, except
ono member may bo a Checkwelghman
or an officer- of the local' union, not necessarily.; an employee of the Company. This member must previously
have been selected as Checkwelghman
or 6fflcer from amongst the employees, of tho aforesaid Colliery or
othor plant; due notice of such selection, properly certified Inwrltlng, shall
bo1 given to tho Company.
Tlie disputes of the Pit Committee
shnll be confined to tho settlement of
disputes between tho Pit Bobs or Foreman, and any employee working in or
around tho mines, arising out' of this
Agreement, and all agreements mude
in connection thorowith tho Pit Boss or
Foreman and man or mon having failed to agree,
Tho Pit Commltteo, Iri discharge of
Its duties, shall under no circumstances, go/ around tho mine, for nny
cnuao whatever, unless cnllod upon by
tho Pit Bobb or Foreman, or by n miner or, day man, who may havo n grievance, which ho has first tried to, and
cannot settle with tho Iiobb,
Members of tho Pit Committee employed ns day mon, shall not leave
tholr places' of duty during working
hours, except by permission of tho
Pit Boss or Foromnn, or In canon Involving tho stoppage of tho, mlno.
Nsw Work:
Whenovor any now work arises a
prlco for which has not boon provided
for In this Agreement, on the roan oat
of the Company or the miners, the
Commissioner of the Western Coal Operators' Association, and the President
of District No. 18, United Mine Workers of America, shall meet within
thirty days after the said request and
arrange a price. Failing to agree
upon a price, an Independent'chairman
shall be called in as provided for in
Clause C of "Settlement of Local and
General Disputes." and their decision
shall be final.1 '   "
In making the, prices for new work,
the' Committee shall be governed by
existing .prices in the same'mine, or
other mines iri the neighborhood.:
. Meantime, If the work Is continued
until such price has been arranged, all
men shall be paid on the, day wage
Employees Not Under Jurisdiction:
All employees connected with the
management of the mine are not to,,
be under the jurisdiction of the United
Mine Workers' of America, or be members thereof, and shall Include the
following:   • '
Mine Manager or Superintendent,
Overman or Assistant Overman, Pit
Bosses, Flrebosses, Boss Driver, Stable
Boss, Master Mechanic,' Electricians,
Welghman, Head Carpenter, Head
Blacksmith, Tipple or Breaker Foreman, Loader Boss, Night Watchman,
Coke Oven, Foreman, Outside Foreman,' and tall  other Foremen,  Time-
IrAAnAra Pnal TnDnA/ttA.« n*\A Unnjl
uvwj^-w. w,—w«*a—+..v}j.*\j\,\jl a—nuu—,-iicau
Lampmen. -
Construction and Extensive Repairs:-
It is agreed that all men working
on improvements and extensive re-'
pairs are not,included In the jurisdic
tion - of: the Vrjnlted^MIne" Workers'; of
America.' '   ' • .'.'„„••.;•,
The erection of head frames, tipples,
breakers,., washers, buildings, coke
ovens, . scales, machinery,"' railroad
tracks "and switches, etc., necessary
for.the completion of a plant, all being
In tho nature of construction work,
and extensive repairs, or rebuilding of
the same class of work, aro to bo considered , as Improvements and extensive repairs, and tbe employees thereon are to bo excluded as nbovo when
employed on such work only.
Union Deductions: ,,'
Tho'Oporatos ngroo to mako deductions from Union Minors' wages for
Union Dues, for such amount as they
havo deflnito orders for from tho Individuals with specified sura as limit
of deduction.
♦ ♦•*•♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦
♦ - ♦
This Is to notify any member of the U. M. W. of A.
found guilty of making false
statements with a view to obtaining relief will bo prosecuted and forfeit all rights of
membership.  .,
Will Represent Miners in
Cardiff Conciliation at
The coal strike isaB been "se tied"
mid for this relief ur'ch thanks. - Some
people .Link that criticism now ts
looking a gift horse in the mouth' and
would prefer "that w? should just sit
do-ATD and he tharikful for whii.we ar<?
about to-receive, incidentally handing
to ;he<Lori. Robert'Rogers a lauiel
wreath of. credit for doing the job.
Those who know,, however, ure perfectly well aware that the honorable
gentleman had no more, to do with
"settling',''the strike than the man iri
the moon. ••- It is a well understood
thing, that the most ^powerful interest
concerned,-namely the-C. P. R., was
quite content to have the strike go on,
until surplus stocks had been sold and
all arrangements shaped to its liking.
Most of the'smaller operators wanted to come to an understanding with
the men and to reopen ,their mines
months ago, but'the C. P. R„ through
its representatives, hejd the organiza-
■tlori_in_lln6__nntll!" .'itllfiuited—ita^ pur^
poses to reopen. .^The basis of agreement .'could'.have been reached just
as well   in. midsummer, say   for - in-
OTTAWA, Nov. 25.—The" department
of Labor has appointed Clement Stubbs
(of Bellevue, Alfa.), to'act in the arbitration board to represent the men In
the coal strike at Cardiff, near Edmon- ,
ton. The company's representative
is O. Hannah, of Alberta, ,,'
"Mr. Stubbs and Mr. Hannah are con
ferring. at the present time to select'
a chairman, and if they fall to agree,
the labor department will appoint the
third representative. About 100 men
are on strike at the Alberta Mining
Company's properties at Cardiff.    '
I authorize and empower you to deduct and pay to tho Socrotary-Treaaur-
or of Local Union No  U, M,
W. of A„ from   my   earnings, from
month to month, %  or such
lessor amount as may bo designated
by tho Socrotary,
Slgnod ,,.'.	
WltnoBs .' ;,.,,
Penalty for Absence from Work:
Whon any omployeo absonts himself
from • hla' work for a porlod of two
dnyo, unless through sickness, or by
first having properly arrnngod with
tho Pit Boss or Foromnn nnd obtained
hlB consont, he mny lie discharged.
(Contlnuod on pngo 2) •'
Friday night, about 11 o'clock, the
fire bell tolled out an alarm, but upon
reaching the box from which it was
turned in at the corner 6t Victoria
Avenue and- Cox Street, it' was dls- '
covered that the only damage was. -
that the glass'had .-been broken by
some practical joker  who when ap-   .
lesson  that  may  limit  his   zeal 'for' '
some time.   ,- Whoever the* individual
may be he is very daring and this may
stance, immediately after the general j bo his undoing, as there is an \old.
Board of Trade meeting held at Mrfc- but trite saying "A pitcher* goes many
leod. The concessions^ given and t^k-
en ln addition to what were'.suggesied
at-that, gathering are trifling, r
• The responsibility for the long continuance of the strike rests, not upon
the mine -workers, although, their
Bplrlt has not always been abovo criticism, and not .upon tho rank and
file of the operators, but upon the
great-railway corporation, which ended -the deadlock when It suited Its
convenlenco nnd not bofore and allowed the empty1 honor to bo appropriated
by a now cabinet minister.' It Is not
a cheerful reflection for Canadians.—
Macieod AdvortlsW^   ,
1 According to latoBt reports from
Seattle, Washington, as por Judge
Hanford, $12,000 Is flvo timoB too
much for loss of right arm, chest
torn,opon, scars about hoad and body,
nnd InMlng Internal Injuries' infllc'eil
This Is a„llttlo nbo™ 're prices heretofore quoted of $1C00, figuring out at
$2,400. Probably tho high cost of living accounts for this Incroaso.
Mr. Munkwltz, formerly employed
In town with tho 131k Lumbor Co., Ltd.,
ls making a lengthy visit with his
mother, brothers and sisters, Mr.
Munkwltz Is now associated with the
"Rod Deer Lumbor Co, In tbo cap&V.ty
ol cutei vnginoor, tu one ut (uuir iui^m
wIIi'a sM'jli ul Yiluvc Albert, ii'litrf "jc
stales that hunting Is o; tho beat, nnd
whore chancem of diet from "moose to
vnrloua members of tho feathered
tribe nro qulto commonplace,     Mr,
Htnitaik'^liii   tiiii.'C'* i»    w'rf    kCv*-U    vi    Uts,
dutlen'ln the early part ot next year.
W. O. Draco's form (s onco more apparent In our mllit.
Jock McMillan, whoso name, aa
would Indicate, cornea from the land of
tho thistle, paid * surprise visit to
his old fellow townsman, J. W. Gray,
this week. Theso two old cronies
had not met for over fifteen years,
hence wo can readily understand that
their conversation was by no means
lasting.   ,
Tn  Me Af  As
Now that tho lonx nights are drawing In the attraction of the armna-
slum In the basement of tho Methodist
Chiircri nbonld ho sppnrenL Th© advantages of.the Young Mrn's Athletic
Association scarcely need enlarging
upon, and the growing Interest, displayed In this branch of profitable re-
emtJon la anfflclent guarantee of the
bright future In store for Its members.
Thoso young men who aro not already
momherjr of this association eonld »iot
do better, than get Interested,
Fornlo, H. C, 21st, Nov. 1011,
Dr, Warnock, M. P., Ottawa Ont.;
Dear Sir—According to press notices
wo soo that you havo put In nnlw
of quostloris to bo asked regnrdlnir
tlio rccont disturbances tn Fornlo, ami
na tho probabilities are thnt the re
ports you hnvo obtained relntlvo to
Uu».aubjixt 4uuy uu\o Ovtiii uioiis ur
3wii A'fljHfjJ, irt- lixl 11 J;u'jjw!'i'.'.'l ujawj
us as representing tho mine workers
throughout District IS to stAto tlm
caso exactly ns wo know It to hnvo
T- I >•>.,»,<■*,,» ...in
quietness and respect for law nnd order shown by those out on strlko was a
surprise to everybody, more especially
so when It Is taken Into consideration
tbe cosmopolitan character ot thoso Involved. We may say that every cosl
region of Europe has Its quota of representative. *»ml in addition thwlo
a large element from Southern Kucpe
wero empolyed hero as loborors, suck
aa Kalians, Montenegrins, Roumanians
and other natives of non-coaVprodue-
Ing countries. Tbe dlftorbsncts that
occurred were exceedingly trifling and
have been througnoul, even when It
was deemed neeesary to read the Wot
When the report was tolographod
throughout tho length and bremlth of
tho land that tho Hon. Robt. ltoffors
had settled tho strlko men camo from
wldosprcnd parts only to nscortnln
tlio nows wns premature. Tills, ,un
wna natunil, hnd a tendency to cronto
a fcollng of rescntmont.    Moroovor,
iiivfv tort* not a ittutLHt piwo Ot \il\f
l^tily I'tOwi'.'.'.'i' \u Ihu i-l,\uI viJi^i,^!iy
destroyed or In nny way Injured. A
few panes or glass were broken In iho
houso occupied* by tho Dorr family,
who hnd received rations from tho
4 ' .....I. I,.*,,,
October, and then went to work, Four
negroes who had boon given permission by tho local magistrate to carry
flro arms were also hooted and Jeered
at when thoy came off tbe train, ono
of them discharging his revolver,
which fortunately did no damage.
Another Individual, nam/»d Potter,
who had T*rt-!vrd consideration at ho
hands or the organisation followed tho
example of tbe fiarr*.
When the Riot Aet was read four
policemen of the city force w*r» -quit*
sufficient fo prevont any eongetttfm of
traffic, and although thero was a largo
crowd of people gathered together tho
spirit prevailing was mora of curiosity-
mongoring, attracted, nn usual at a
tlmo when Idleness prevails, to soo
what was going on. Tho reading of
tho Riot Act was treated more ns a
fnrcicnl Joko,
With thb exception of tho abovo Incident, nnd tho occnslonnl throwing of
snowballs when tho police* escort   of
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SU'V  H'lui llid IX'C.'J If  H'i'jJ.',   'J-'i'Ji' il'M
ronlly no disturbance.
Tho above Is A plain utatement of
flirts of which you mny mnko nny
use you soo fit. and mnko known tho
i *,    "',    •",     "
Yours truly,
Par J, W, Dennett,
(Copies sent to:—Hon .Ttobt. Rogers,
jrinlrtcr of IntiTUir, Hon. T. W. Cro'h.-
ers, Minister of Labor; A. S. '"Jomlcvc,
n*t-., ruui'tiiMinUdvo for ridit I-.'uutc-
CommlsBlonor D. M. Rces, accompanied by Major Flndlny, will, for tho
first tlmo, vls't Fernie on Thursdr/,
Nov..30th. Tho OommlBsloner Is »ro
Territorial Comronndor for Canada and
Newfoundland ,nnd linn had a long and
varied oxporlonco In Salvation Army
work In dlfforont pnrts of tho world.
Ho will conduct tt special mooting In
tho Methodist Church, kindly loaned
for tho occnslon, which promises to
bo of a most Interesting character,
Chair to bo taken at 8' p.m., by Mr.
Sherwood Horchmor, who will bo supported by other woll-knowri gontlomon of tho elty. A cordlnl Invltntlon
Ih oxtondod to all.
times to the well, but gets broken at
last;"'-''* •-. y y ",
A.   W.   Smlthers Appeals to. British
Government to Transform Unem-
ployed to Citizens of Canada
LONDON,'Nov. 22.—Tho chnmbor of .
commerce   lust   night discussed tho
question of "Canada En hor relation to
tho mothor country.'
President Begg said:   "No country ,
can show such 'remarkablo development ns has Canada during tho past
flvo years, Canada has dono her part
nobly In hor recent elections."
Speaking on tho offorts of tho Dominion of Canada in tho causo of Imperial unity, A. W. Smlthers, chairman
of tho Grand Trunk Railway thought
tho British Government discredited for
Investigating tho emigration quostlon '
so uiiRntlsfactorlly, Continuing, ho
snld: "Tho Dominion does not wnnt
the riff-raff of our cities." In conclusion ho appealed to the government to
tnko stops for tho transforming of
Britain's unemployed by means of casual labor Into citizens nccoptablo to
Canada.—Nelson Nowb.
Mr. Tlnnnoti, rond representative of
tho NolHon Club Clgnr Compnny, whoso
fnctory Is situated on Vornnn Rtrunt,
In tho "Inke city" of lho Kootonnys,
dropped In casually nt this offlco tin
Tuesdny. During the roiiriio- of conversation ono of thoso Incident it nrnuo
clearly bIiowIok how smnll Mils world
Is .nftor nil ns It transpires thnt tho
i/roila-r ot unw fti-niK-uuiii aim iiw
ivrlbo t n! Ilia i^i'-i ii'fu- :Ul:Ut
chimin over thirty yrar» ngo In the
elty, which nlthoucrh altunted on the.
Rlvor Don Is "Nntt" In ItusBln,
LONDON, Ont., Nov. 22.—Tired of
tlio alleged domination of Cilnadlan labor by tho Amerlcnti Union (""torment
Workers' Union, tho U. A. Britten compnny of this city dispensed with tho
use of' tho union liibr-l nnd nre now
running nn open simp,
Tho matter linn boon Inken up with
tlio lnbor department nt Ottawa, nnd
lion, Mr. Crothors has boon ashed to
como hero by Mr. llonltle. Tho company nllego thnt tho American authorities of tho union attempt to control
tho fnctory, nnd thnt Canadian lnbor
and Canadian kooiIh aru discriminated
ngnlnnt. Tlio company employ 100
On Bandar last there was quite a
representative gathering of the
Knights of the Key from various points
both eatt and west cf Fernie.
panted by Mrs McMeekln, of Hosmer,
wero Fernlu visitors this wook. The
formor young lady Is a candldato in
tho Popularity Contest of tho Morning
Albertan of Cnlgary, her district extending from Blairmore to Cranbrook.
On Monilnv noS*r» were henrd out-
plilo of this building whlrh wo are,
paradoxical though It may seem, delighted <o hear. Tho sir disturbing
orchestrtan that bad been used In
Itraco's Hall was belnit conveyed on a
sleigh to a point which la so far distant that wo may say lends enchantment, Inasmuch ns It Is now out of
our heating.
Henry Watterron. editor of tho
T.oulftvl11o Courier- Journal, won one of
a group of nowspnper men who, dur-
wore ono nfternoon talking of typographical errors.    Ho snld:
"While I've hear of a great many
funny typographical brenks ln my
tlmo, about tlio oddest and most humorous transposition of type* thnt
over fame to tnj observation was that
In a New York paper nome years aito.
The paper used to print tbo shipping
news on tho samo page with tho obituaries. Imagine the glee wllh which
Its reader* found tho captions chang-
M erne, morning, a long list of respect*
able names bolng set forth under tho
mnrlne. head: 'Passed Through Hell
Onto Yesterday," "—Cosmopolitan Magazine -■:-;-v'7-y* ■-■.".
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Copy oj theJ\I^Ag^eef^0nt
(Continued from page 1)
All employees whose absence would
• cause any stoppage of work must before absenting   themselves   properly
- arrange with or notify the Pit Boss of
Foreman for or of their absences';
otherwise they may" be discharged.
Any employee' who habitually,' to the
extent of five days' per month,, absents himself from work may "be discharged. . • ,
Penalty for Stoppage or Work:-;>' .
If any employee, or employees shall*
cause a stoppage of work in violation
of this Agreement, he or they shall
be subject.to discharge by the Company without recourse.
The Company will grant the right
- to the mines to employ Cheekweighers,
and will grant such Checkweighmen
every facility to enable them to render
a correct account of all coal weighed
and will allow the ears "lo be tared
from time to time, and the machine to
be properly tested from time to tlmo,
and will deduct from the wages of ail
contract miners, such amounts as may
be designated from time to time, and
pay over the same to the checkweigh-
er or cheekweighers. ,
Preference .of Employment:
In case any employee is thrown out
. of employment, unless discharged, he
shall be given preference over new
men ih other mines in the same camp
operated by the same company.
• Minimum Rate: * '!' 'v '.'.   ..'
.'When5 a1 miner's working"place ho-
comes1 deficient owing to any abnormal
''coiFdSlIo'ris preventing him from earn-
lijg:,)3ie"'minimum' wages of	
"""per'shift; the Company shall pay  him
a sufficient amount to secure him the
said minimum, providing he has done
' a fair day's work.
Miners Taken to do Company Work:
The Company shall pay the sum of
three dollars and thirty cents ($3.30)
per day for all miners taken from contract work to do Company work.
. Deliver of Timber:
In accordance with the Coal -Mines.
Regulation .Acts of British Columbia
and. Alberta the Company will, at all
times, deliver an, adequate supply of
suitable timber, rails, ties, planks, and
, sheet iron, at" the nearest cross cut to
the face of"all raise workings, and,in
\ places where the regular pit cars go
to the' worlflng face, without .being
,   handled by the miner, they shall be
delivered on the cars to the working
face;  in 'other places the pitch, the
iron, will be delivered at the moutti of
the room.     !•'    "
.Loading of Coal  From Chutes:    ' >
In pitching seams where chutes are
used, the Company will handle all coal
placed in chutes by the miners.
Doctor and Hospital Arrangements:
The matter of Doctor and Hospital
arrangements Is to bo arranged between .the employees and the management, nnd when so arranged, the Company agree to mako tho collection for
that purpose; this ls subject, in British
Columbia, to the laws of tho Province.
-' In camps where'-Doctor nnd Hospital arrangements havo ulready been
made and are satisfactory, tho customs prevailing in such 'camps shall
■• continue.
■ In the making of any new arrange-
■ monts for a Doctor, a committee of
throo representing tlio Locnl Union,
and tho Manngor representing lho
: Company shall ' meet and mutually
agree upon n Doctor, and aftor tho
Doctor has been selected, tho Commlttoo, tho Management nnd tho Doctor, shnll thon moot nnd draw up a
mutual agreement, which shall bo signed by all thrco partes.
It shall lie understood and agreed
that tho employees shall bo nt perfect
liberty to purchaso goodB whorovor
thoy may choose.to do so.
The following days only shall bo observed im holldnys:
Now Year's Day,
May First,
Victoria Day, ■
Dominion Dny,
Labor Day,
Thanksgiving Dny,
District nnd Intoi'nntlonnl Election
Chrlstmns Day,
In tho ovont. nf nn Instantaneous
rtenlh by nn accident In tho mlno, or
outsldo tho mine, tho minors underground, nnd all othor employees, except In tho Hoam whoro tho accident
occurred, nlmll continue to work till
the day of tho funornl, whon It Is op
tional with them whether they shall
work or not p   " .,.*  ■■-
Sub-Contracting:   ,    .  .
No sub-contracting shall be allowed
tn any mine, operated by the Company
but this shall not apply'to the employment'of backhands.
Employees' to Care For Mine:
, In case of either local or general'
suspension of mining either at the expiration of this Agreement, or' otherwise, the Engineers, 'Firemen and
Pumpmen,'shall not suspend work, but
shall, when mining is suspended.-fully
protect all the Company's' prorierty
under their care and operate fans and
pumps, and lower and hoist such men
and supplies as~ may be required to
protect the Company's property, ^and
an>' and all coal required to keep "up
steam at the Company's plant, but it
Is understood and agreed'- that tho
Company will not ask them to hoist
any coal for sale on the market.
Single  Shift:
Tho single shift system Jn rooms
and pillars shall be adhered to as far
us practicable.
Wet Places: •
A working place In the mlno where
water drips fom the roof in quantities
sufficient to wet a man's clothing, or
,where standing water is ■ sufficient to
,wet a man's clothing above his knees,
•shall be. considered,"a wet place; a
place where the use, of gum. boots
will keep a man's feet dry shall not be
considered a'wet place.
Rock Miners:
Where a man. is continuously engaged on rock work,', where hammer
and steel are used, he'shall be consld-
ed a rock' miner and"paid rock miner's
If an air drill is'used the driller
shall be paid "machine runners' wages,
and the helper paid machine runner
helper's wages; the other'.men engag
ed shall be classed as, miners or laborers, as may be. ,
When a man is engaged on work in
both rock and coal, if the amount of
rock is greater- than the amount of
coal, he'shall be classed as a rock miner, and where*the amount of coal is
greater than the amount of rock, he
shall be' classed as' a coal miner.
Brushing: ,-,
When'a man is engaged on continuous brushing, either top or bottom,
using "the usual drills and tools, he
shall be classed as* a; coal' miner: if
the brushing is done by hammer,and
steel, he shall be classed - as - rock
miner-, ' y ■''■ "
Timbermen taklngout rock while en;
gaged in re-timbering   or   repairing
shall not be' classed as rock miners.
'*   '       .,".-.'   -   • ■-  .''
Retirement: '*.
.Where any employee has drawn his,
time before the. regular pay'day, he
thereby- severes- his ^connection with
the Company, and any alleged.grievance he may have ceases' to be a question for consideration under this agree
merit.--    y      - .   ,- . ,     "
Chinese Labor:       „   ? •   ?        -
•' The United Mine Workers "of America do' not in any way prohibit, the
employment of Chinese in or around
the mine, but where such labor is employed, they shall be paid the scale
for such work" with the following provisions,' i.e., that where they are now,
employed at Bankhead and Canmore,
the present rates, shall not be interfered with in any way by the United
Mine Workers of America during tho
life of this Agreement.
Present conditions to prevail.   ,
Pay Day:
The Companies will pay the regular
pay rolls at' the several mines for, all
wages earned during the previous
calendar month, on the fifteenth of
each month, if the said fifteenth be a
Saturday, and if not, then on the first
Saturday after the fifteenth except In
caso,of the fifteenth falling on a Sunday, when the Companies will pay on
the fourteenth. ■ - -  ' . il =>
Any employee desiring to leave the
services of the Company,, on1 h*3 request, Shal be paid all monies due him
within two days after his stoppage' of
work. ■    , -   '   '
Market Restrictions: !.   .
It is agreed-that District No. 18, of
the United Mine .Workers of America,
will not in any. way restrict or interfere with the marketing of coal or
coke to any person, firm or corporation.       '
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Turn of Cars:
The' Company shalL as far as prac-'
ticable, supply, each" and every miner
with an equal turn of cars.
Backhands: '     '
•The- present practise of working
miners,'either as partners or with
miners and; laborers, -as it exists in
the several-camps at the present time,
shall be adhered to.
- On all. Company work the Company
shall employ "such , class of men as
the work requires, and atfthe rates of
Engineer  y,
Briquetter ....... V
Briquetter's' Helper
Tar Melter .V.7..
■ •*■.•*••*•'    t  *  ■       X.U •  *
Occupation -".-
Shotlighter ......... -.'. ...:..'.,
Bratticeman   ..;,.:...7....7.....-.;'. .■ 8 '
Bratticeman's Helper-."" -..'.".'.-... , 8.
Timberman  .,..' ......    8
TJmberman's. Helper '..1.7. 8
Tracklayers "...7 ..'..,',,......    8
Tracklayer's Helper ....... ,..'..'..;   8
Moitorman'   .,;• '. ■ .8
Mo'torman's Helper7,. 7 ;".'■„ ."".'. *. ■   9
Locomotive Engineer' ,.."..    8 ■ •
Locomotive Switchman ■" 8.
Drivers :.'...."..-7.   , 8
Drivers (wet places)   ,.....".. - 8
Drivers (spike team) ..... 7;     8
Couplers   (men)   .....7.     8
Couplers (boys) .'. , 8
Switch Boys .,.    8 '
Door Boys .'.    8
Hope Riders  s     8
Main and Tall Rope Riders ...-.."....    8
Pushors  ;. 7.'....,. . S ,
Buckers  \        8
Loaders   ..'.     8
Miners ,, ;..  .......'...*'     8
Miners (wet places)     8
Rock Miners  '... i...    8
Timber Handlers     8
Laborers     8
Cagers. Slope and Incline     8-
Cagers, shaft \..    8
Machmemen ... 7. .....'..»"   8
Machlnemen's 'Helper '     8
Pumpmen     8
Pumpinen (A.R. and I. Co.)     8
Holstnien . '/.7. y     8
Drivers (boys) 7" "     87'
Grippers    ...'. -. 8
Grippers.(boys)    '     8
Pipe Fitters' Helpers     8,
Pick Carriers ..'".''...;     8 .
Clutchmen" -....!. '.    8
Rollermen .; ". '.."*.    8
8     ....
' Per Day. '
3.30   ..   y
3.30"'     f
''2.75,7     ' ".-
3,30v"*'     \,
2.75' . '  '
'3'30 ,,'i , . - .
3.05" ..■"  ■;*.;
2.75K   '7--'
3.05 '       y
2.75  .'. '*."-, ',
3.03     '   y
3:50, ..   ' : '
2.75    ",
1.37 to SI.65
es).; 10,\feet 'wide inside of timbers"
:aiid height-of ,seam,-S3.00 per lineal
yard, including .single timber"'lagged;
Slack and refuse to be gobbed, if re^'
quired,. ■•  ■,;-,- • • •■■ ..\,,  -       - -.-'   -,   -*
Pillars: '.J(30 feet wide.) ISiOOper
lineal yard, including timbering, building.,of chute and-taking, up of old
chute in breasts or angle chute... The
coal to bo put. into • the '. chute!, .'and
slack and refuse to be gobbed behind
wing boards, the coal to'be forked, if
required.- ■ - -. - ■' ■• ■. .". '
- The above prices are based-on the
seam' being "3% feet, thick; if more
than 3% feet, or less than 3^. 'feet;
to'^be paid for proportionately, except in gangways.-:'-,'!., : . ' ' •
■ No! 2 Seam - *
Gangway: Square sets, 8 foot collar between notches, 8, feet and 9 feet
legs, 12 foot spread, placed 5 foot ceil;,
tres, lagged1 top and.sides' $7.00'per
lineal'yard for coal,■ Including;timbering, and 75 cents per foot of thickness
$1.00 .per set three' pieces lagged.
■ Chutes:T (Between-Mainland;Counter. Gangways): 7-10'."feet '/wide..and .
height'.*of seamy $5.00 per lineal" yard,-
including building of ladder:way, chute
and brattice and laying of sheet iron.
'Angle Chutes:.> High-rib    timbered .
and' lagged, if' requir"ed,7io7ft wide
and;height of-seam," $5.00 per lineal
yard, including timbering, building of
brattice, and chute,, and' laying sheet'
iron; -   The 7 coal '.to' ,,be "put Into, the
chute, and slaok and refuse to be'gob-.^.
bed behind!wing boards,-and the coal
to be forked, if'required.",     ',.-      •' '
Breasts:';   . (Up the -Pitch'.).'.20 tt.y
■ •■"■• (Continued on'.page 3).,-    7.,
7    V
ShikM Cure
03 to $3.30
65 to $2 .-75
75 '   .
65 to $2.75
75 • !"'
37 to $2.75
Tbe Children's Hair
h Uttto Extra Car* Now May Save
, After Years of Regret
Coijartn pi*y ao hard that tbe head
p«riptr«a an* th» hMr hrni n. tfnrtfnrv
io mat ana im sucky on the scalp.
Soup and waler doe»n't irem to r«-
Just try Ny«I'« Hlrsu
move it, but tlie hair
to Im -healthy.   Just to   _
.•tons,   Hub It Into the roota of the hair
! with  tb* , ball* of th* ringers.    Tb*
.children Ilk* It and wilt ail< you to
'um It   Hlrmitone Innwn* nn nn> «<•-
feamukkiMi Hum  and perepirutton  and
th* hair and scalp can then be cully
and thoroughly cleaned.    After It It
-dried give another application of Hlr-
sutone.    After you nave uaed It for
■ s while you will admit It Ih the beet
•you bar* ever uied.   Tour Nyal Drue;
I More will cheerfully guarantee Hlreu-
'ten* te do all that la claimed for It. 8
Por flnlo In Penile and OuanuUced by
Occupation . .<    Hours Per Day
Bottom Man ...- .7   10       ,  $2.89
Slate Pickers (boys) "10     ' ,"   1.37
Slate Pickers tmen)    10 ,;.   2.47
Car Oilers (men)   :.'    10 , "    2.47
Car-Oilers (boys) '....;..   10       *    l!65
Tally Boys !..    10       ..'.     1.37
Blacksinlths ..;...■    10 ■'    ;     3.85
Teamsters >...   10    2,89
Blacksmiths' Helpers  ",..   10    2.90
Carpenters    .'..   10 '     ''..;.',....'.   3.85
Carpenters' Helper's      10    ■ '...;.   2,90
Power House Engineers '...':...   12       '...'.    3.85
Power'House Engineers      8       .'.'    3.40
Fan Men     12      .....' .'..'...   2,90
Hoisting .Engineers      8    8,20    "',
lioistlng Engineers, i....    10      ..;    3.78
Hoisting Engineers' .7...'    12    4.40
Tall Rope Engineers      8       ',,..;    3.C3   '
Tall Ropo Engineers     10      ...'.;    3,85
EndlcsB Ropo Engineers     10       '.".,.,   3.30
Box Car Loader Engineer ',..   10      .,.....; .''  3,40
Tipple'Engineer ....,'    10       .'  3.40
Screen Englno Tender ,   10,      -";    2.0,5
Locomotive Engineer    30          8,40
Locomotive Switchman 10      .,...' ,   3';00
Firemen        8          2.89
Firemen     12          3.85
Fireman's Helper    10       iV    2.05
Itnllway Car Hnndlor   10      '   2,00
Tlpplo Dumpor (mnn)  ...'   10       ,    2.80
Tipple Dumpor's Helper,   10 '       2.04
Tlpplo Dumpor (boy)     10          1,66
Top Cngors   10
Car Repairer   ■   10
Car Repairer's Holpcr  ,,...  10
Breaker Engineer   10
Fan Fireman   ,...■..■   12
Lampmen (dopondlng upon numbor of
IftmpB and skill of man)      8          2,47 to $2.89
Lampman (depending upon numbor of
Inmps nnd skill of man)       12
Machinist!)  , ,,,  10
Machinists' Helper   10
Ashman    10
Ashman'  ,   12-
Wlpor (man)    ,    12
Coupler (man)   , ,,  10
Coupler (boy)     10
llrenltor Oiler  ',,  ll
Wanhor or Tlpplo Oiler   31
Breaker PJr-kr-r Rns»    30
Timber Frnmor    jo'
Timber Sawyer   10
Box Car Shovollor ,,,..  10
Breaker Plot form Boss ',,,,  30
Bronkor Platform Mnn  ,„   30
Breaker Scroemi Mnn    10
TtnrV  PnY\V   Mti   . .,.  1Q
Dirt Bank Man  l(V
jFlnlnlioru lifter Box Car Londcr .... 10
All other Outside "Labor  10
Chutes to be .driven 12 ft! wide at
present, rates.' .
'.Gangways to be driven by special
1 1 t t * * 1 • 1
2.47 to 13.40
3.40 to $3.SC
3 .on
U!*(iiiinK 11 mi drawing ICliton charge)
Lovolllng nnd drawlnp; (fi ton char«o)
landing Into box or open cara (ovor
Hours Pni> r».iy
 per oven $1.00
.'. per oven    .80
200 tona per month) por ton 17cta.
leading Into box or open cars (loss thnn 200 tons per month) por ton lGcts
Steam Locomotive Engineer  , 10	
Motormiui ,.t  10	
Lnrrym.in   .' '  10 	
Plasterers ,  10 	
Cnrtcro nnd, clcnucra   10 	
All other Labor ,., 10	
Ram Engine Man ,, , 10   •,.,.,...,.
CharKcra ., ,., 10     .,..,....,
Claycrs     to     	
Drawer*      ,...,..,  10	
Loaders :.,,  10     ,.J'l,	
No. : 1   Seam
Breasts:..20,feet wide, 4 feet high
$5.77"^ per lineal" yard. -    !
Pillars: 30 feet wide, 4 feet high,
$6.30 per-lineaj yard, increasing or
decreasing thickness of seam to bo
paid for proportionately at 75 cents
per^ lineal yard per foot, down to" a
minimum thickness of, 3 feet, including-dirt or rock. . , ' - ,
■ Skips:. $2.62% per lineal yard.'lO
feet - wide, - 4. feet' high," increasing or
paid at rate of 25 cents per foot, per
lineal yard, down to a minimum thickness of 3 feet, including dirt or rock.- ■
, No. 2 Seam
Breasts: ,.20 feet wide, coal to be
paid iri proportion at $1.05 per foot
per lineal yard, for each foot in thickness.,.'       ■       y     •
Pillars: v30 feet wide,, coal to be
paid in proportion at $1,31% per foot
per lineal yard; for each foot in thickness. '
Skips: 10 feet wide, coal to be pam
for In proportion1 at 52 Vi cents per
foot per lineal yard for each foot In
thickness. Rock ln this seam to be
paid for at 10 cents per Inch per Hn-
oal yard.  '* '■.■..
No. 3 Seam
Prices to bo tho samo .as No. 1
Seam, . Tho basis of meaBiiroment to
bo a maximum thickness of seam at
5 feet, instead of 4 as in No, 1 Seam.
No. 4 Seam
Breasts:    20 feet wldo, $6.30 per
llnoal yard; 4 foot thickness Increasing or decreasing thlcknoBS of seam to
bo paid proportionately at 75 conts
per foot per lineal-yard.
Pillars: 30 feet wldo, 4 foot thickness, $6.30 per lineal yard, Increasing
or decreasing thickness of seam to bo
paid proportionately at 75 conts por
foot per lineal yard, dow nto a minimum thickness of 3 feet, including
dirt or rock.
Skips: 10 foot wide, 4 toot thick,
noss, $3.15 por llnoal yard, increasing
or decreasing thickness to bo paid
proportionately at 26 conts per fool
por llnoal yard,
Carey Seam
Gangway*: 0 foot collar, 10 foot
spread, 0 foot 6 Inches high In tho
clear, ub driven at proaont, and Including coal, rock, timbering and laying of
track, por llnoal yard $12,50.
Bre«»t«: (Up tho pitch,) 12 foot
wldo and 7 feot thickness of coal, Including timbering, chutes nnd stairway, and brattice building, por llnoal
yard, $0.75,
Dreaiti: (Across the pitch.) 12
foot wide, 7 foot thickness of coal, Including tlmborlng, brattice, tracklny-
lng and handling of. coal, per llnoul
yard, $0,25.
Pillars: 30 feet wide, 7 feot thickness of conl. Inrludlnp tlmb^rlm* nnd
honddllng of coal, por lineal yard,
Tlicni) prices nro based upon tho
present systoni of working; If seam
Is more than 7 foot or less than^ foot,
to bo paid for proportionately.
Trio following prices to prevail in
nil sonms:
Chute building: SO cents per llnoal
yard, to bo built according to pros,
ont practice, 4 ft. wide, unless other
wlso ordered by the pit boss. First
length of chute 10 ft., $2.50.
nulkheadu: According to present
practlco, $2.:,o, All re-tlmborlng mid
replacing broken limbers In breasts to
be dono by contract work, I tn. or 10
In, timber at 0 cents per foot
Cob or brattice building In breast*
BO twits per lineal jrgrd.
AU IioiUouUl Uttaats driven ovor
200 ft. to bo paid 50 cents per yard
extra up to 300 ft
per lineal yard for rock," when required to be lifted' . , .'"*"-
Counter Gangway: Single timber
lagged, with a section on the low side
of at least 3 ft/lo ft. wide from top,of
low side section to inside of timbers,
and height of seam,' $5.00 per lineal
yaid, including single timber lagged
50 cents per, set .two pieces lagged;
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Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Subscribed'.
Reserve Fund 	
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.   D...R. WILKIE; President , ,     HON. ROBT. JAFFRAY, Vlce-Pres.
Arrowhead, Cranbrook,,Fernie, Golden, Kamloops, Michel, Moyie, Nelson,
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria. ,    ,
.'':'', .. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT     .
Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit. 7
FERNIE BRANCH    „'''*'•' „' . GEO. 1. B. BELL, Manager
-■>    ,       (■' No.'O Seam
■Main Gangway:   Special contract.
" Counter Gangway: 10 feet wide inside the timber and height'of seam,
$3.50 per lineal yard, including single
timber lagged." \". .-. - -   -
Chutes:*.. (Between Main and'Count-
er Gangway.) 10 feet wide and height
of seam, $3.00 per lineal yard,- includ-
ing timbering, buildlrig_of_cbute-brat7.
tice, ladder-way and. laying of sheet
iron. ■ .        . ,    -     ,
' Angle Chutes: HIgb-rib -timbered
and lagged.'if required. 10 feet wide
and height of "seam'% $3.50, per lineal
yard, including timbering, building of
brattice and chute, and laying sheet
iron.' . The coal to be put" into tbe
chute, and slack and refuse' to be
gobbed behind wing boards,' and the
coal to be forked if required. '
Cross-cuts:    (Between Angle Chut-
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had in India and. Africa in utilizing
Mr. Elephant as a burden bearer.''
,  - .  THIS YARD7 '
,to wherever you want it-    You,"
needn't carry it away by "piecemeal'
but just ask us and we,deliver It as
,ybu want It.'.  -'.   '.'■. ; - '*    *'
All sizes at this yard. *, ,
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Trltea-Wood Co.
Crows Neat Trading Co.   >
..,   Philip Carotella
Weber's Store, Ltd.
"41" Market Co.   •     ■
Calgary Cattle Co.
Fornle Dairy
Where to put up
Waldorf Hotel
King Edward Hotel
Fernie Hotel
Central Hotel "
Royal Hotel,
King's Hotel
Cwluiiriii Hotel, Coleman
Royal Hotel, Nation
Real Estate
C. E. I.von*
M, A. Kaitnar
Joe Grafton
J. D. Quail
Trltet Wood
J. M. Agnew e\ Co., Bike*
Sewing Machines
Wm, Barton
Your Bank Acct. ,
Bank of Commerce
Bank of Hamilton
Home Bonk
Imperial Bank
Lumber Supplies
Kennedy & Mangan
Fernie Lumber Co.
Billiards and Pool
VA Ingram, Club Cigar 8tore.
Wines & Liquors
Pollook Wine Co,
P. Carosella.
Row to travel
Over the Great Northern
Over the C, P. R,
Second Hand Store
Q. Radland
When you're dry,
'Mutz Extra
Livery & Cartage
Geerga Barton
. Or. Berber        <\
Rot*, McDonald and Lane
EckiUln & McTaggart
Law* A Pleher
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wide,'with airway,ori each-rib, and
coal", chute; arid gob,; $5.83 per. lineal
*; -yard," including' timbering, building,
, ladderway, brattioe, arid-chute, ; and
/laying sheet iron. ;   Coal to be put
.into*the chute;,all,slack arid refuse.to
7be gobbed.-behind wing7boards,-and
the coal to.be forked, if required;
"Cross-cuts:'*'. (Between Angle Chutes or breasts.) 3 ft; section on low side
if required; 8 ft. wide from "top of-low
side .section to jn'side of timbers',, and
-height of seam;. $4.50per lineal yard,
.'including single tlinber lagged..
"*'* Pillars:', (40,'fL wide.')0 $8.67 ' per
- lineal yard, including timbering, building of chute and taking up of old chute,,
In breast.- The coal to,bo put into the
'chute, and slack and refuse to be-'gob-
„ bed behind wing boards, and tho coal
to be forked, if required. ■' :
Skips:   6 ft. wldo and height    of
seam, $2.50 per,lineal yard, Including
*7 timbering.,.
-The abovo prices are based"on the
seam being 8 ft. to. 10 ft. thick;  If
, more,than 10 ft. thick, a proportionate
- allowance will be made, arid, if less
than'8 ft. a proportionate • deduction
will be madej-except in gangways.
• ! -; "-.   :' ,N6. 3 Seam
Gangways: . Single timber lagged,
with,section on low side; of at least
4 ft.,. 12 ft. wide from top of low side
.- section to inside of timbers, and 8 ft.
high, $8.00 per. lineal yard, .including
,. .'single tlinber -lagged. 7 Where square'
sets'are required 8 ft. collar between'
notches. ,8 ft. and .9 ft. legs, ,12 ft.'
spread, placed .5 ft.' centres," lagged
- top. and "sldca. $9.00 per lineal yard,
Including timber, and 75 cents per foot
of thickness, per lineal yard, for rock.
Counter  Gangway:    Single   timber
- lagged, with a section ori low side" of
at least 3 -ft., 10 ft. wide from top of
low side Fection to im'deTof tlmbor,
"and 8 ft. height" of seam, ■ $6^00 - per
„■ lineal, yard, including,'single' timber
. lagged.- ' * ,     :'*"!', \r\ ,.' r
Chutesl (Between Main and Counter Gangways.). 10 ft. wide" and height
of.seam, $5.00 per .lineal yard, including building of ladder-way, chute and
■ brattice and laying,of sheet iron.
"Ancle Chutes: -. High-rib-= timbered
'. - anl lagged," if required.     10 ft wide
■ and r.eight of -seam" $5.00 per lineal
•' yard,,inihiding timbering, building of
brattice; chute aa'd laying sheet lro:».,
Bench of Seam.) Single "timber, lagg-;
ed," with" a section.ori'Vlow side of-at
leaBtTftj-'lO ft. wide from, top, of low
side, section to inside of timber, -.', 9ft.
high, .$6.00 per lineal yard, including
single - timber lagged.;. '■ '" '•'; ■ ■"-, 'y
7 Chutes: (Between Main and Counter Gangways .on- Upper -'Bench/." of
Seam.) •: 10 ft., wide, $5.00 per lineal
yard, including building of ladder-way,
.chute*and brattice, arid laying of sheet
iron.        -•';' ; ~,     . . ■■■- <■,,    . : _ .
Breasts:.. (Up* the PitchTon Upper
Bench.) 20 ft. wide, iicluding timbering, building of chute, brattice,".stair-
way, arid laying sheet,iron. The coal
to bo put into the chute, and slack
and refuse gobbed behind wing boards,
and tho coal to be forked If required.,
$6.50 per llnealyard.'5        ,""
Cross-cuts: (Between Breasts ton
Upper Bench of Seam.) 3 ft. section
on low.side, if required; 8 ft. wide
from top of low'sldo section to Inside
of timber, and height of bench. $5.00
per lineal yard, including single timbeV
lagged. ^ . ,< 7        '
Pillars: (40 ft. - wide In , Upper
Bench.) $10:25 per lineal yard^ Iicluding timbering," building chute, taking
up old chute, in breast. Coal to be
put into the chute and slack and refuse gobbed behind the wing boards,
and "the coal to bo forked if required.
Skips: '.(Upper Bench.) 6 ft. wide
and" height of seam, $2.50 per,, lineal
yard, including timbering.
.The above prices are based.on the
seam.being 9 ft., thick, if more or less
than 9 ft. to be paid for proportionate^
ly, except in gangways....    ^
No. 5 Seam
Main Gangway: Single timber lagged, witha section on the low side of
atjeast 4 ft; 12 ft'wide, from top of
low side section to inside of timber,
including single timber lagged, $7.20
per lineal yard for "coal,1 and 75 cents'
per foot of thickness per lineal yard
for" rock, when"* required to be lifted.
"When square sets are required, 8 ft.
collars between notches, 8 ft. and 9 ft.
legs, 12 ft. spread 5 ft. centre to centre,
lagged op and sides, $8.20 per lineal
yard. " 75, cents per foot of thickness
per lineal yard„for rock*:
Counter ..Gangway: Single timber
lagged, with'section on low side of at
least 3 ft; 10 ft." wide from top of low
side of section to inside of timber and
height.of,seam, $6.00 per lineal "yard,
Tlie coal to be put-into the chute and  including single timber lagged.-
-slack.-and refuse gobbed behind wing j'*'Chutes: "■ (Between Main.and'Coun-'
boards, and'the.coal forked if nequir-
•'-'> Breasts:    (Up 'the  Pitch.) '20 "ft
"wide, $5783 per ".lineal yard, including
timbering building ladder-way, brattice
.'and chute and laying sheet iron.-- The
coal .to be put into the chute, arid all
tslack and refuse gobbed behind wing
boards, and the coal, forked if requlr-
" ed.      -7 y -
, Pillars: 40 ft wide, $8.17 per lineal
yard, Including timbering, building of
chute, and taking up of old chute in
breasts, - - Coal to bo put into the
chute, and slack and refuse to bo
gobbed behind wing boards and coal
■ to bo forked, If required.
Cross-cuts: (Between Anglo Chutes and Breasts.) , 3 ft. section on low
side, If required, 8 ft. wide from top
,,of low side section to Inside of timbers/and height of seam, $4.50 per lineal yard, Including single timber lagged.'' A »• ,
Skips:   6.ft. wldo and height of
■  seam, $2.50*por lineal yard, lncludlpg
Tho abovo prices are based on the
seam bolng 8 ft. thick; It moro or
loss than 8 ft. to bo paid for proportionately, oxcopt In gangways.
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No. 4 8eam
Main Gangway: SInglo tlmbor lagged, with a section on low sldo of at
loast 4 ft. 12 ft. wldo from top of
low Bltlo section to IiibUIo of timber,
$8.B0,por llnoal yard for coal, Including slnglo tlmbor lagged; 75 cents
por foot of thlnknoBB por llnoal yard
for rock. When Bquaro sots aro required, 8 ft. collars between notches,
8 ft .and 0 ft „ lop, 12 ft spread, 5 ft,
contro to contro, Tiiggod top and Bides,
$9.50 por lineal yard for conl, Including
tlmbor, and 7I> cents por foot ot thick-
nosB por llnoal yard for rock.
Counter   Gangway:     (On    Upper
ter Gangways.),. 10 ft, wide, $5.00 per
way, chute and brattice, and laying of
sheet Iron. ° a7 ■   ".'..-       ..,- ■' -,
Angle" Chutes: HIgfrrib .'timbered
and lagged,,'if'.required; 10 ft/wide and
height .of,seam, $5.00 per lineal yard,
iucludirig limbering building," brattice
and chute arid laying of sheet Iron.
Coal to be put Into chute and slack*
arid refuse gobbed behind wing boards,
and the coal to,be forked if required.
, Breasts:',(Up the Pitch,).. 20 ft,
wide, including timbering, chute, airtight brattice.'stalrway, laying of sheet"
iron and the cap rock.. All coal to be
forked, If required, and tho slack and
other refuse to be gobbed behind- tho
wing boards; and tho coal to bo put
into the chute. $G,50 for tho conl and
tho rock.
' Cross-cuts:' (Between Anglo Chutes or Breasts.) 3 ft. Boctlon on low
side if roq'ulred. 8 ft wldo from top
of low, section to Insldo of tlmbor, and
tho height of tho seam. Including single timber lagged. $4,50 por lineal
yard. *■
Pillars: (40 ft. wldo.) $10.07 por
lineal yard, Including timbering, building of chuto and taking up old chuto
In breast., Tho coal to bo put Into tho
chuto and slack nnd refuse to bo gob.
bod behind wing boards, and tho coal
to bo .forked If rcqulrod.
Skips: 0 ft wldo and height of
Beam. $2.50 por lineal yard, including
Tho abovo prlcos aro based on tho
seam boing 8 ft thick, If moro or loss
than 8 ft to bo paid for proportionately
except ln gangways,
No. 0 8eam
Main Gangway:   Single timber lagged, with a section on tho low sldo of
at loast 4 ft; 12 ft' wide from top of
low Bldo section to hmldo of timber,,
$8.00 per lineal yard for Coal,; including single,timber lagged, arid 75. cents
per foot of thickness per lineal yard
for rock, where required to "be lifted!
Counter Gangway:" \ Single timber
lagged, with a'section-.on'low'side of
at least 3 ft. 10 ft wide from top of low
side section to inside of timber, and 8ft
height of seam, $6.00 per, lineal .yard,
including single timber lagged." '*
Chutes: (Between Main and Counter Gangways.) , 10 ft, wide, and
height of seam, $5.00 per lineal yard,
including building of ladderway, chute
and brattice, and laying' sheet iron-.
When the chute is built above the bottom of the seam, except for the first"
length, 50 cents per yard for the extra
work of lifting1 the coal /up into the
chute.   .A (
.Angle Chutes:.. High-rib timbered
and lagged, If required. 10 ft wide
and height of seam, $5.00 per lineal
yard,' Including timberihg, building
brattice, chute, and la'ylng sheet iron.
Coal to be put into the chute,
slack , and refuse to be gobbed
behind wing boards and the coal to" be
forked. If required.
Breasts:' (Up the Pitch) 20 ft.
wide, $6.50 per lineal yard, including
timbering, building ladderway, brattice
chute and laying sheet iron." Coal to
be; put into the chute and slack and
refuse, to be gobbed behind wing
boards, and the coal to be forked' if
required.       . ..- ,      /'
Cross-cuts: (Between Angle Chutes or Breasts.) 3 ft section on'low
side,if required; 8 ft wide from top of
low* side section to inside of timber
and height of seam, $4.50 per lineal
yard, including single tlinber lagged.
Pillars: 40 ft. .wide, $9.50 por lineal yard, including timbering, building
of .chute, taking up of old' chute in
breast Coal to be put into chute,
slack and refuse gobbed behind.wing
boards and the coal to be, forked if
required.        .7
(Skips: 6 ft. wide and height of
seam.' ■ $2.50 per lineal yard, including timbering. -•-  •  .
The above „prlce is based- on the
seam being 8 ft. thick, if more or less
than 8 ft. to be paid for proportionately' except in gangway.
^ All Seams
• -Pushing and dumping coal over 200
ft and up to 300 ft, 50 cents per
lineal yard.''       '_*'-,
" It is-understood that the coal in all
places.is to.be mined with the use of
as little powder as possible. '
Gangways in fault to be" driven by
Loaders (rooms)~52 cents per ton,
. Loaders (narrow, work) —80 " - cents
per ton.
Loaders  (bone coal over 4 inches
thick in entries and rooms)—per .running yard, 43'cents.
" Loaders—Square booms in entries,
20 cents'per set. ,   ' ,
7 Loaders—Round. booms In entries,
40 cents per set.    .   •
Loaders—Room cross-cuts, per lineal
yard, $1.55.        y
.   Loaders—Lifting bottom, per lineal
yard for each foot in depth, 77 cents.
, Loaders—Laying rails in entries, 50
cents per pair.
Loaders—Cutting through faults.en-
try width and height, per lineal foot,
80 cents.-
, Loaders—Unweighed coal, . entry
width arid height, per lineal foot,'80
Loaders—Room necks, each, $4.00
Loaders—Entries, where 'necessary
to use, dynamite on account of water
(tho Company to furnish dynamite
free), per ,ton extra 10 cents.
Machine Runners—Cutting through
faults, entry width and height, per lineal foot, 19% cents. , -
, Machine Runners—Unweighed coal,
entry width an dheight, per lineal foot,
19% cents.
Machine Scrapers—Cutting through
faults, entry width, and height, per lineal foot, 14 cents.
Machine Scrapers—Unweighed coal,
entry, width and height, per lineal foot,
foot, 14 y2 cents. -
■Clod or draw.slate In entries or
rooms to be paid at tlie rate of 75c.
per yard when over 6 inches., in thickness, when under 6 inches iri thickness
no yardage is to be paid for draw
slate.' . *
special, contract, or day work.
SKIPS , ONLY: ■' "Where coal -is
shovelled , oyer 25 , ft. the company
agrees to, furnish a small car or pay
50, cents, per lineal yard extra.
$2.50 will be paid per bulkhead . if
required to be built by tlie miner.
CONTRACT PRICES       .      .
All coal to be paid for ori screened
basis, one ton being considered 2,000
pounds.      :   ' -*'
Pick Mining: Pillars and Stumps.
68 cents pe trori. ''
Machine   Mining: .   i
Runner (rooms)—13% cents per ton;
' Runners (narrow work)—19% cents
per ton." ■ ■ •   ■    .
Scrapers (rooms)—10 cents per ton.
. Scrapers (narrow work)—14% cents
per ton.-.. .   .V' ■•
Loaders"(rooms)— 52 cents per ton.
Loaders (narrow work)—SO cents
per ton.', .".."-, . '
' Loaders  (bone coal ov.er._4iinches.
Loaders—Entries, - where necessary
to use dynamite on account of water
(the ,Company " to furnish,1 dynamite
free)" per ton extra, 10 cents. '
•. Machine Runner—Cutting through
faults, entry width and height, per
lineal foot, 19% cents.. ■
Machine runner—Unweighed coal,
entry width arid height, per lineal foot,
19% cents.'
Machine scrapers—Cutting through
faults, entry width arid height, 'per lineal foot,'14% cents.        '"'      ' ';,     '
Machine, scrapers—Unweighed coal,
entry width and height, per lineal foot,
14% cents.,
Clod or draw slate in entries or
rooms to be paid at tho rate of 6
cents po ririch for all clod or slate ln
excess of 5 Inches. , *
Is a protection and guarantee
against alum which is found in
the low priced baking powders.
To be on the safe tide when buying
baking powder, examine the label and
lake only a brand shown to be made
{rom Cream of Tartar*
All coal to be paid for on a screened
basis, one ton being considered 2,000
Pick Mining:    Pillars and stumps—
68 cents per ton.
■ Machine Mining:  ,
Runners (rooms)—13% cents per
,  Runners (narrow work)—19% cents,
per ton.
Scrapers (room)—10 centB por ton.
Scrapers (narrow work)—14% conts
por ton.
Loaders (rooms).—52 cents per ton.
Loadors  (narrow work),—80 cents
per ton.
Loadors (bono conl over 4 Inches
thick In entries and rooms)—per running yard, 43 conts,   ■
Loadors-—Square booms ln ontrlos,
20 cents por set
Loaders—Round booms In ontrlos,
40 conts por sot.
Loador8.~-Room cross-cuts, por llnoal yard $l,Bl>.
Londors—Lifting bottom, por llnoal
yard for each foot In depth, 77 contH,
LoadcrB—-Laying rallB In ontrlos, DO
cents per pair.
Loaders—Cutting through faults,
ontry width and height, per llnonl foot,
80 cents,
Lenders—Un weighed coal, ontry
width and height, per lineal foot, 80
Londorn—Room noclcfl, oach, $4.00
Loaders—"Entries, whoro JioceuHary
to ubo dynamite on account of water
(Ilia Company (o furnish dynamllo
froo) por ton oxtra, 10 contH.
"Mncliino runners, cutting through
faults, ontry width and height, por llnoal foot 10% ccntH,
Mnchlno runners—Unweighed conl,
ontry nnd width and height, por llnoal
foot, 19% conts.
Machine scrapers—Cutting UirouRh
faults, ontry width nnd holght, poiMln.
eal foot. 14% cents.
Machine Bcrnpom—UnwolRhod conl, I
ontry width and holght, por llnonl foot,
14% cents.
Other price* and conditions underground to remain &s'existing Mar*h
3Ut, 1011.
thick in entries and rooms) —Per running yard,-43 cents.-     0
Loaders—Square booms in entries,
20 cents per set.
Loaders—Round booms in " entries,
40 cents per set.
- Loaders—Room cross-cuts,-per lineal yard, $1.55.
Loaders—Lifting bottom, per lineal
yard for each foot In depth, 77 cents.
Loaders, laying rails in entries, GO
cents per' pair.
Loaders—Cutting through faults, en-
try width and height per lineal foot,
80 cents.   ■
Loaders—Unweighed    coal,    entry
width nnd height, por lineal foot, 80
Loaders—Room necks, each $4.00.
Loadors—Entries, whore necessary
to ubo dynamite on account of wator
(the Company   to   furnish dynainito
tree), per ton extra, 10 cents,
■   Mnchlno  Runners—Cutting through
faults, entry width and height, per lineal foot, 19 %cents.
Machlno Runners—Unweighed coal,
.entry width and height, por llnoal foot,
,19% conts, '  ,.
Mnchlno Scrapers—Cutting through
faults, ontry width and height, por lineal foot, 14% conts,
Machine Scrapers—Unwelghod conl,
ontry width and height, por llnonl foot,
14% conts.
Clod or draw slnto In ontrlos or
rooms,' to bo pnld for at ,tho rato of
5 cents por inch In thlcknoas, por llnoal yard, whon ovor 5 Inchon. In
ontrloR It shall bo londod In carB by
tho minor, or loader, without oxtra
coriBldorntlon, and Jn roomn stored in
tho gob or loaded out,
All coal to be,,paid for on run-of-
mine basis, one ton being 2,240 lbs.   <
Loading to include shooting, loading of coal, putting up props, and laying of track in rooms.
Machine work to be divided between
machine runners and scrapers, as follows:
Machine  Runner    4-7
Scraper  .,....- 3-7
All cutting to be dope in clay under
neath coal. '        ,        '   -
Pick Mining:    7
Pillars in, machine room, .per ton,
80 cents. , ,
. Pillars of 12. ft up to 20 ft.'per ton,
90 cents.
Rooms  Upder Top, Coal:,
Cutting, ,25 cents, per ton'! and 30
cents, per lineal yard in rooms up to
20 ft,.over 20 ft; yardage to be paid
in proportion.' Loading 50 cents per
ton.   y.
Rooms,,Taking Down All Coal:
' Cutting, 25 cents, per ton.
Loading, 50 cents per ton.
Entries and . Narrow,Work,  Under
Cutting, 25 cents per ton, -arid 50
cents per lineal yard.
■ Loading, 50 cents per ton, and $1.00
per .lineal yard.
Entries  and   Narrow  Work,    Taking
7 Down All Coal:' »
Cutting, 25' cents per ton, and 40
cents per lineal yai;d.'
Loading,,50 cents per ton, and $1.00
per lineal.yard. - ■   ■
> Brushing in Entries :
7»e HOME gjg**
PAGE   THREE/ '///7
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Notice'is hereby given that' a Dividend
at the rate of SIX PER GENT, per annum.
' upon the paid up Capital Stock of The-
■ Home Bank of Canada has been. declared
- 'for the THREE- MONTHS ending 30th of
November, 1911, and the same will be pay-"
.   able at its Head Office and Branches on
. and after Friday, 1st' December next.    '
'-,    The Transfer Books will bo closed from ,
,   tho'lCth to tlio 30th November, 1.911, both
days inclusive
By order of the Board, .
,   JAMES MASON,    ,
Toronto, October 24th, un. ^ General Manager.
J. F. MACDONALD,. Manager. Fernie Branch.
Capital   Paid   Up  $2,750,000
Reserve & Undivided Profits -3,25O,00Q
Total Assets  , 40,000,000
The Bank of0H(imllton has made
saving simple—by elimlnatin gall unnecessary Bank formality.^,
An account may be opened with the
, deposit of one dollar—even so small,
'an amount will act as an incentive to
steady saving and will quickly grow
to a sum worth while..
Head Office:
put in cars or stowed in cross-cuts,
without' loading in cars. ■<
,10 cents per inch per lineal yard If
put In car, moved away, and stowed.
Room neck's'and widening out rooms
ton yards narrow work.    This applies
to both cutters and' loaders. ' • ~
Timbeting: ..---•-
- Platbooms, per set,' 20 cents.
Round  booms  in  entries,  per  set
50 cents. ■
Clod Scale
Clod in entries, whore thoro is no
brushing done by miner; loading and
stowing, ten cents per inch per lineal
yard.   '    , „, ,   ,   ,
Loading, company taking away dirt,
six cents per Inch por Hncnl yard.
Stowing over one. hundred ynrdH
from1 working face, to bo paid extra.
Miners to, furnish explosives,
Tho clod to bo romavod by tho miner
for nothing for tho first four Inches;
for five Inches 12 conts per linen'
yard, and 5 cents fo reach additional
Rooms ordorod to exceed sixteen
foot to ho pnld extra In proportion.
All coal to bo pnld for on screened
basil, ono ton bolng considered 2,000
Pick Mlntna:. .rillara and fltumnn,
OS centi por ton.
Machine Minlrtfj.
Ivunners (rooms)—13»,i cents por
Runners (narrow work)—15H f*nt.i
l*r ten.
flmpwi (rooms)—16 cmiI* v<* ton.
HTniyjrs (narrow worftj - I Hi cnti
por ton.
All conl to bo pnld for on scrocnod
bnslH, ono ton beliiR considered 0,000
Pick Mining: PlUnm nnd SlumpB—
08 cents por ton.
Machine Mining:
Runners (roonw)—1314 conts pet-
Itiinnors (nnrrow work)--IDM conts
per ton.
Scrapers (roomn)—10 conta por ton.
ScrnporH (narrow work)—H^ cents
por ton, ",1
Londors (rooms)— 62 conts nor ton.
Loadors (narrow work)—80 cents
per ton.
Loaders (bono coal over 4 Inches
thick In entries and rooms') por rutin-
InR.ynrd, 43 cents.
Loaders—Squaro booms ln entries,
ti> cents pur set
Loaders—nound ,booms In entries,
40 conts por sot,
Loadors—Room cross-cuts, por lineal yard, $1.55.
Loaders—Lining bottom, por lineal
yard fownrh toot In depth, 77 conta.
Londers—Laying rails In ««trlcs, 50
cents per pair.
Loadors—Cutting through faults, en-
try width and height, per Une«l foot.
80 cents.
Loaders—Unweighed co*!, entry
!ir!i11h snd MgM, per lineal foot, SO
Ix>»ders—Room necks, etch $4.00.
Mining Rate:    (Except In Pillars).
To ho ril> conts per gross ton.
Pillars—To bo  18 cents por gross
Levels to bo 10 ft wldo, 7 ft. high
on the low sldo, and thickness of coal
on uppor hIi1i>, $l.7i> |>er linoiil yard,
Parallel airway to bo 0 ft, by 10 ft.,
$1.75 per Hncnl yard,
Cross-cuts between lovols 0 ft. by 8
ft., $1.50 por lineal yard.
Room CroMU-cutH to bo not Iohh than
8 ft. by 8 ft, not to bo driven moro
thnn 21 ft, from ono Bide.    No trncltH,
$1,00 por llnonl yard,
Entry tlmbor, maximum to lm 12 In.
In dlnmotar at butt, nnd M ft, In Iciiuth
$2,00 por set, wllh lagging,
Room timber maximum to bo 10 In,
In dlnmotnr nt butt, and 10 ft. lu Ion nth
$1.00 por Hot. If wpilrod to Bnt timber of larger dimensions, to bo paid
for tn proportion, or bo net by tho
All propH, exclusive ot tliono URort to
ent lirntflw* nn Muiton  K r>*nt« nnr llnonl foot.
All tracks to bo lnld by tho Company, except a pair of temporary rails
to tho faco, which should bo lnld by
the miner without chnrRff.
30 cents per lineal yard, "> planks
2 In. by 12 In., 2 postB ovory 8 ft.
with cross pieces, this Includes shoot
Fronting the lake and surrounded by improved property. A few tracts still
available, at exceptionally
low prices. Satisfaction
assured.   Cash talks.
Genuine Bargain
Joe Grafton
Fernie      -       B. C
t" cents tier Hncnl yard for wu'li foot
In height,
(I Tt. wldo, t> cents por inch per llnonl yard; 12 ft wldo, 10 wiitniior Inch
por lineal yard,
No. 4 Seam
(No I'owdor
Mining Rate;
Kxcopt In pIllnrB, to bo r>0 roiits por
KroHH ton.
Pillars—To bo 43 cents per Krontt
ffnnMni'oil  on  t«ii"(< (II
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aro all siitns of tho aytut'in lutliii; closed. Tfiu Liver and Ilov«Is nro Inactive and tho Stomach Is weak from un-
digostod foods and foul gasci,"
tht» nrrost fruit rawsdy, will mnko you
fool llko a new person.
■•AVfnnfpofr, JunoLT. Jf?l
"After taking threo boxoi of your
(lit Pills for ttomsch snd liver troubles I feel strong snd woll ami Mo to
do my own work. Mrs, A. II. Adulter."
Sold st *H d*-*!m In t Scrtlana V*
ivnf horon or mnlM hy Thti Vl* Pill
Co., 8t. Thomas. Ont.
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Maritime Provinces
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to l>tv, 31-1 ini'hi»lt<» tihit llmllrtt to t\\e
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nil nil Itiroiiiili ir*ln«
fompiirtmrnf Mhntr. OWrmffun f'.irnrt
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Pellat Avenue, Fernie, B. 07. Subscription $1.00
per year in advance, An excellent advertising
medium. Largest circulation in the District.' Ad:
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JUDGE GEO. TAXWELL, of the city of Port-
laud, Oregon, recently decided   in   a    case
where a striking machinist was charged with having committed a crime because he had called a
strike-breaker a 'scab," that as the term with
;   constant usage has become a part of the language
that if it ,be used with appropriate decorum can-
.  not be regarded as "abusive, hence not a crime. •
"Appropriate decorum"  ,'is    an    exceedingly
happy phrase when considering the circumstances
under which this epithet iscusually applied.   But
little consideration is given by any of those works
,  entitled "Rules en Etijuette,' or "How to Speak
.Well in Society" ,on this term.     Perhaps later
editions may fill this want, and some such language as the following may, be found in works of
such a character: ""
■ "Permit me, sir, to call your attention res-
'. 'pect'fully'to the fact that consequent upon your
7 having outraged the rules laid down for'the
, •  guidance of those so lacking in compliance with
' the' constitution. of the organization,1 to, which'
I have the honor to belong, that I am constrained, not without some reluctance,' however, to inform you that the somewhat offensive,'   but
•; nevertheless perfectly justifiable terms is quite
merited, by the action you have taken,, in^pro-
ceeding to. dispose bf your only commodity! >.*ini
opposition to  the rules and regulations laid
down for the government of those struggling"
', for a better price.      Therefore, my, .dear sir,
conformable to the sapient advice of a learned
judge, I-must'apply to you the word "scab.' "
It. is rather- strange though that a term used by
the. working-class to designate one who has-been
recreant 'to his trust is. considered of sufficient
law.    In other   walks   of  life renegade, traitor,
^urnWatr two-faced and sundry .other terms of a
•similar character are considered perfectly admis-
e sible when they "are used appropriately'
"-' From the'above' we'would suggest" that When
any individual feels he wishes to-^ vent his spleen
that he will take care to put on the soft-pedal as
-it'appears that that which given "piano" is permissible may become a crime if "ff" is used.
which subsistence can be obtained, propagate the
material to" succeed them, and'show'their-gratitude -(!)(*by untiring effort to those who haye "so
graciously conceded them a JOB.' '
. -<it "may filter through the °gray.. matter' of some
of our readers to ask themselves why the/difference in treatment, as outlines above, between that
meted out to the dumb' brutes;and the intelligent
unit .known as Man. Explanation thereto is simple. Manis-"free,"-whereas,l'the.chickenis not,
but must lay egg's to pay for her keep.or the broiling pot awaits her;, the horse must pay for-its hay
and oats otherwise the knacker's yard is his portion,
but Man, the highest type of the animal kingdo n
(.at least so, he regards himself) has ownership
over himself, and is 'at liberty" to dispose^of his
only saleable commodity to the^highest bidder for
a limited number of hours during the day, the c*
mainihg portion of the twenty-four he is "free" \o
eat, drink, and improve his physical and mentxl
condition for, the better performance of his.contractual bargain on the morrow., Unfortunate
hen and horse; Ilappy Man! How truly thankful
he should be Hint lie has a job—what "a delightful
existence for a flunking, reasoning animal. ,
We do no,t intend to convey the. impression hy
the above that work is not both necessary and profitable, but it" is the irksome feature of being subject to the petty caprices^and-whims of another; to
silence often,, because of economic necessity, tiie
spirit of vevolt against indignities: The reason
for mankind being so subject to such ignominy is
traceable directly to ignorance,, which ignorance,
however, thanks largely to tlie repressive tactics
shown by those in control, is fast disappearing,
and,instead of rushing blindly like a "bull at a red
rag investigations are being made by those' affected,
to ascertain what is necessary to do in order io,
escape the thraldom of wage-slavery. The great
mass of the working class the world oyer are coming to realize that to achieve this they themselves
must break the shackles that. bind, not by brute
force, but by education studied in the school of experience, freed from the blandishments and sophistries of those intent upon reforming the administration of-present, day society, the futility of which
becomes daily more apparent with the whirligig
development of capitalism.
The mission of the workers therefore, overshadows all questions, and their already awakening
consciousness of the7role4hey have to play in the
development of mankind should prove a greater
impelling force than' has been the motive behind
all other struggles for supremacy in history. Their
success will demonstrate .their claim to being the
"Highest type of,the animal kingdom," and their'
comfort will not be,secondary to that of hens and
horses. Knowledge is power, and it is knowledge
that the workers require, and then their "freedom"
is assured beyond the shadow of doubt,   y
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mariY otneij|piirp(»es!;
' SAM WALKER"* of Maple Leaf,'. -'- -
from- the organization for"-working
In the Bellevue Mine'when no agreement existed betweenthe7operators
. of that minei 'and'the'.U.'-MFw.' of
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Yonrs. truly, .,'• } 7 \7 7 '
'   '        .' '• ■' '-'7. ;.\'^ t.Secretary.
,y   ."y/sj^y.
SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., UL.D., D.C.L, President
'4-7^7 '■ ALEXANDER; LAJRD?*GenctaL MANAOeB-    '->',. ,7.7'
yyRESt-   $8,000^00,
CAPITAL, -; $.10,000,000
'Our Letter Box
-Fernie, B. C.;'Nov..15th, 1911
A,'J.'Carter' Esq.,,jSee.'"Dl8t.,i8,*TJ. M.
"W. of A., Fernie B. C.:, --., - 7;/...
Re James Kearns (Deceased) \
Dear Sir,—I have been requested In
behalf of the widow and 6 children ;df
the above named deceased to make inquiries, respecting the death and place
of his death. My correspondent-states
that he was killed at "Crow's" Nest
Mine, almost three' years ago?' This,
of course, is very indefinite, and the
term "Crow's Nest Mine" applies-to
any of "the several mines operating in
what is known as' the Crow's Nest
Pass. The deceased was not, as I,nm
informed by Mr. Mnurlce Burrell,' a"
member of the Michel Local "Union. - It
is very likely that he belonged to ono
of the unions ln Alberta, as my correspondents state that he. must havo
been a union man. " *.
If you will kindly solicit information
from the several Locals In, your District, pouching the deccaso,of the said
James Kearns and the cause thereof
and communicate the same to me, you
will greatly oblige, not so much myself, as the widow and childrden of
the, party named:   '-
Thanking you In anticipation,
I-remain,     ,   .
Yqurs faithfully,
Every branch of Tb* Canadian Bank of Coraroerca is equipped to issue drafts on
the principal cities in tbe following countiie*'without delay: _-„." ---.,">';   ,   " <-
.-"   Africa     • ' Crate'       -\ c ■ 'Greco* ,,-,     \l - - Now ZemUti:,;. \ Siberia". \ '
•   Arabia.- .tCmbo'-.   .  ,.',.- HaOana \.    ■/;      Norway    ■     -•  -Soudan'   ,,-',-'-
ArgentiBnRepaWie Deaoaik'        . , keSaad  \' , Paaaaa>       /' :SouthAfiica
"     Australia?     ,u     Kcypt        . Iadia--',v.-'  "'■:   _ Pema-. ;.,.'.> .!   Spain.-
. Austria-UuacaiT   Faroe Uttaifa Ut4»mi   --.. ~
.-. .Bdciunt.       ' Fialaad '.Italy  -   v
J.'Brazil-,        ^ Famota    y •'  I'^apra.-',
Bulgaria a " • Wraaoe ■'. -Java  *    ■',
\   Ceyien.. ,       '     ' W«h CocUa Chioa Malta
"Chili ■ '  Germany ' _     _'. Maodwria
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<" s      Norway
, Paaana"
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*.."■    .fen . ..V- ■ StraiUSettlement*
:•■' '- Pbi^plMUaada   Swodeo
-Portugal'        .   .'Switzerhaa ".
Roumania   '     - ,\ Turkey.
"  ..."   Ruaaia -  '-",■.''•-. H,   UaitedState*
Serria. -..-'.     - Uruguay
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China "    Great B'ritam7« ," Mexico  \, Sia« "''"'        .':    Weat In«fie», etc. ,
< The amount of these drafts is stated in the Mmey of tb<; country where they are pay-.
'able; that is they are drawn-in sterling-, fraives," marks', lire, kronen,'.florins, yen,1
taels, roubles, etc., as the case may be.   This ensures that tbe payee abroad will
receive tlie actual amount intended. ^ ■>,. -7   '..'      .-      -M233 •
FERNIE.BRANCH.       ; '   '• „'"•"    , ' ■'■ 'l.'v  ..-/ (L. A. S. DACK,  Manager.
'        Airtigfhts,  Coal  Burners, Coal
or Wood Burners, and
Wood Burners ; '
Ranges and Cook Stoves
, "COLORADO SPRINGS, Nov. 17.—Rather
tlmn see hor chickens, which hnd moulted Into in
tho senson, suffer cold, Mrs. E. Stoker, of Colo*^
rodo City has made fitting coats which button"
under the wings, and hns also supplied th'o'.cliick-'
ens with soft flannel caps tastily fastened with
dainty colored ribbons thnt tie under tho beaks
of the fowls.
"Tho chickens strut about apparently comfortable, and to all nppcarnnces are proud of
thoir clothes! Mrs. Stoker said today'that tho
hens, just to show their gratitude, aro laying
eggs lo their full capacity every day.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 37.—Individual drinking cups for horses will bo a reality in Los Angeles, if a recommendation by tho Los Angeles
Board of Veterinary Surgeons is carried out.'
Waloring-troughfi nro brooding places for glnn-
der genus, sny the vclorinnries. The report
urr»cs on eh driver nf a ionm lo provide himself
willi n lniekel- from which his horses ami *no
oibers may drink."
The nbovo items, culled from nn exchange, fur
nish miiloriiil lo ennsn specimens of thnt animal biit
lit 11c? less Hum the gods, commonly know m 'Mini,
to Ncriitch his l)oii«l. and that font accomplished;
impel him to mnko kicks ngnitiNt the system which
hns for him nnd his kind fnr less ennsidorntion than
is bestowed upon the fenthen'd bipeds or members
nf Ilie equine species.
After rending very carefully, and allowing for
mental absorption, the question (irises in our iniiiiis
—"Wlmt- next? If Niicli pntornnlistic spirit coin
tii'mis thert! is a possibility of a Mill wider implication, and we may roml of "y)hilnnthropienlly" disposed employers of lnbor providing well-vciilihtted
but comfortable dwellings for tho workors; enmps
instead nl noing Dreeding places for infectious di-
senses, tiiaifu Itygionie; libraries stocked willi the.
host literiduro estnblished; henvy woolen blankets
nnd wnrm clothing distribute') to those whose mc-
grc onrnings compel them to regard such covering
vip, "tiTAiino. v»c hineerciy Iriisi ili/it such n direful
»tnte of affairs n» depicted above mny never ocetsr,
for tho reason that it would most assuredly destroy
incentive, smother ambition, milifnte against initin-
tvo, nnd sloth, not thrift, predominate! Candor.
fwTrmvT, fompelt un to admit that these. fw« ar.-
positively groundless.
Hens enst money; Iiorsf-s nro loo valuable Ut bo
shot, tlierefore protection is imperative in order In
rtvoid rnonefnry Joss. AVhereas, the working clnns
nhonM attend only to the most economic manner in
SPECIALLY should this care-obtain when
candidates for public office manifest an
unusual interest in the welfare of the laboring men.
The "advocacy of the higher wages for certain classes
of labor a month or two previous tb an election is
almost' certain to betray sinister motives. The
time to fix wage scales is at the beginning of the
year, and not-the end. Promises, "if elected," aro
the easiest,things to mako and the easiest to.break,
.ind when canvassers make a class-conscious appeal
for votes for certain candidates on the strength of
.a. promise of better terms for laboring men it is safe
to look on the situation with suspicion no matter
who-may be involved. Laboring- men should bo
more swift to learn tho lessons of campaigns nnd
not leave the discovery of tho fact that they have
been unfeelingly and cruelly duped until it is too
late to rectify^the error."
The abovo is an extract from an cditorinl that appeared two weeks ago in—Tho "Western Clarion?
No, sir! In "The Voice," of "Winnipeg? No, sir.
In tho "B. 0. Ecdorntionist"? You have not hit
the mark yet. The "Victoria Times" is to bo
credited with this sapient advice, this "palladium
of our liberties' is tho recognized orgnn of tho Liberal party, the mouthpiece of tho nllics of ex-Sena-
toi* "William Temploman. Still if tho suggestions
nro good why envil? "Just so; Hear, honr!" Let
us quote:
"Especially should this care obtain whon candidates for public offico manifest nn unusual interest
in the welfare of tho laboring men."
llravo! Magnificent! Would remark merely
incidentally, for the benefit of those for whom such
.solicitude is shown so generously, there is no prospective election in sight, hence aspirants for public
office nre in the unknown quantity stage and'the
vnluo of Iho ndvice given is about on a par wilh
thnt of onur.oning nn individulil trnvelng over
tho Hnlinni Desert not to go nenr the wator 1on<, he
"The ndvoency of higher wnges for certain
clnsses of labor n month or two previous to an elec»
tion is nlmost certain lo betray sinister motives."
"We heartily concur, furthermore, the advocacy
of a lower cost of living might replace "hicher
wages" nnd Die bnlnnco of the nbovo sentence follow without ehnnge. Vrior lo tho Inst election a
special nppenl \vn« mndo to tho working olnswa to
vote for "Tloeiprocity" by tills orgnn of the Liberals when "Free coke, cheaper butter and eggs,
cic." wore (laiij;')cd beforo thoir gaze ns n vote-
entching bait, although without avail,
"Olnss conscious nppeftl!"     Vive la revolution
socinlc, "a Daniel conic to judgment    I
thank thee for the word." Wo havo been so repeatedly informed there nro no classes on (his continent but lb.'it the 0«d T>o»ioq roigncd supreme,
the uftic of the word quoted in evidence in rebuttal
from a source' thai by many should be regarded
ns authoritative, and they ought to make a change
with the Time*.
The District Ledger accepts no responsibility for tho views oxprcsscd by its correspondents. Communioitions will bo insortcd
whether signed by the real muiio of tho
writor or a nora do pluuio, but tho writer's
name and nddrcss must bo given to tho
Editor as evidence of cooA faith. In no caso
will it bo divulged without consent.
* .November 22nd, Mil'
To the Editor, District Ledger:
Dear Sir,—In answer to W. Potter's
letter, which appeared in last week's
Ledger, I think it is a case of "Wanting sense.' ■ - He states. that he was
not having; five dollars kept off his
wages for 3% years. No, and no one
else is, and if he (Potter) had any
brains at all he would have known
that too. The five dollars Is,/ as
our secretary stated, a "Maximum,"
and for fear'that Potter does not
understand.what "maximum" is I.will
tell him. ' It'means "The greatest
quantity.or degree?attainable," so I
think he will know what the five dollars means - now,- and. if he don't it's
time he did, ,as'all .trapper boys (years
Purth'ermoro, in future when, he attends meetings (thank God not U.'-M.
W. of A.) he wants to take ear truin-'
pets so he will hear what Is going on,
as ho stated in his-fetter that President White said: "Accept it or starve!"
Lot me tell' him'' right now that ho
(Pres. White).said no such thing, but
what he-did, say was: "It was up to
ihe men ;and if they, decided to stay
on strike he would guarantee support
the Bame as they (the men) were receiving." I will not take' up much
more room In your valuable paper,
but as a reminder to Potter I would
like him to study tho following meaning of words, so ho will hnvo better
oxcusoB to put boforo the public,
. Potter: Means "to poke, to push,
or to disturb."'"
■  Scab:,   "A dirty, paltry follow."
In closing I must sny both his name
and occupation fits him fine.
Yours' etc.,
■ A communist;
Moral—Every dog Me hia dny!
We are in receipt of the News Letter
published by the "University, of,.Washington, from which we quote the following:
, "Opportunity'is given the, men enter-
In these courses to-visit the\inlnes,
smelters and plants near Seattle, Ta-
coma and, Everett; and to make free
us© of the.milling and metallurgical
laboratories, in concentrate and test
their own ores. Courses In coal-mining', given in conjunction .with the
mine" rescue work at the .Bureau, of
Mines Station, are offered to "coal mining men.
- "NOiJpreparatibn Is required to enter
these . courses,'neither is their any
charge! except, for materials-'usedl-
Last year twenty-six men 'attended-the
short session. , Their ' ages - varied'
from 21 ,t6.53..years, and they came
from Alaska,' British' Columbia,; California" and~otfi"er mining regions. , The
occupations of, these men ranged from
mine superintendents to prospectors,
as well as men without any previous
experience in mining..At the satisfactory completion of a course a. student
Is given*a certificate.';'        \  . ","  .,.'
"Further particulars regarding, the
course may,'be obtained by' addressing
Dean Mllnor Roberts, Mines Building;
University of Washington, Seattle."
This short session will begin on
January 4th, 1912, and continue to'
April 1st.
November 21st, 1011.
To tho Editor, District Lodger:
Donr Sir,—I have boon Instructed
by tho nbovo local to usk you to publish tho following and oblige:
"At tho lout regular mooting of
tho above Locnl, which took plnce
on Sunday, Nov, 20tli, 1011, a resolution wns cnrrlod, unanimously, expelling ,
Electric Restorer for Men
Phosnltonol restores nvrynorve in the body
-■"■'■ '...'."""Itn lt» proper tension ; rcstorta
vim,,nul Mtnlity, I'foiiintuto dnenv mul nil boxuhI
wcikncas nvi'rieil nt once. l'lioHplionnl will
mnko von n now num. I'rleo fl) a l<nx. artw* fni
15, Mnlloil id nny n<l<lri>«<] 'j'lio Aciobull Druir
Co., lit. t'lUluiiiiicu, Out,
For 8sle at Dlensdell'ii Drug 8tora
For Aflst.
Fernio Local No 2311 463 208
Hosmer Local No. 2407 .,, ,207 SO
Michel Local No. 2334 ... .300 200
Coleman Local No, 2033 .. .202 86
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Lcthbridgo Local No. 674..182 28
Royal Vlow Local No, 2680.. SO 0
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Taber Local No. 1000 40 60
Canraorc Local No. 1387... .131 50
Bankhead Local No. 20 162 15
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BnrmU Local No, 040 17 8
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v'A special meeting of Gladstone-Local
Union.;was'held up Sere last""Friday
afternoon to learn the result of the'referendum; vote- takenl;throughout';,Dis-
trict 18. yThe result of - the ^ballot
caused, quite a little "excitement' up
here, andtiotices were posted' up,the
same night stating-that old employees
would be,signed on the next day (Saturday)." From, seven in themorning
until .seven, in -the ^evening crowds' of
m"en were around the "Company's office
seeking reemployment. <,'  ,,'
Some of the mines up here will take
some little time "to get into proper
working order, but others are in such'
shape that*thei Coal Company expect to
have an output of coal from them next
week.      ,'        ~" ■'"'-.
It- is jUBt like music after so, long a.
rest to hear the toot-toot of the dinkeys
which "are" iTbw flying around here like
evil spirits looking for, mischief.
The trains on the M.. F. and M. railway are now running on the old schedule time, and many old faces as well
as new ones can be seen'coming up
everyday. >_ >'; - ,'- - ,'';.'
•■ Mr! and Mrs: Chas.'Carter and Mr.
Jos. Knowles arrived back from Vancouver - this -week. Good news !s'oon
t'ravels,'--'and they could not-resist it.
• Mr.:Huntington, Bec.-treas.'for the
Trites-Wood Co., paid a visit up here
on Monday afternoon.        "7,-77 ,-
Mrs.: Jas." Maddison paid-a'visit to
Mr. and'Mrs. Steve Lawsonat Hos-
mer this week., '    ...
.Messrs. Claridge," J. Crockett and.D.
McGregor brought in a couple of. fine
deer last week-end from the South
Fork-near Elko7. ,..■■"■*''-
Mrs. M. D. McVannell, of Fernie, was
visiting friends up here on Thursday
afternoon. .;■ 7 .   ,- ,7
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On Thursday evening, Mrs..M." P. W.
Graham/mother of ■ Mrs. Geo. Crabb,
passed away after a long Illness. -The
deceased was a native of Scotland and
came, out.rhere with .Jier, daughter . a
little.'.over«'two* year's ago," and 'has
reached the ageof 81 years last July.
Funeral will take,place, on Saturday.
Thompson and -Morrison -have; charge
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i Now that operation of the,inlnes;has
been resumed the usual list of-accidents comes, o Monday night an: Italian
who had gone to work as timberman's
helper in No. 3 mine was fatally injur-,
ed shortly, after starting ..work.
He was working with a timberman
on the top , of - No.', 2 slope in No. 3
mine. They were in the act of taking
a ,set 'of timber out when tho roof
started working. The timberman jumped back, but the unfortunate man did
not have time and the fall caught him,
breaking his back. He now lies in
the hospital in a critical, condition
and is not expected-to recover.
James Warnock brought a fine buck
deer into camp Tuesday. This is the
first to be brought' into camp this
season.' , . ' „.
George Lucks was a visitor her©
from .Corbin this week.7 He,left on
Tuesday for Maple Leaf, where he has
secured employment.
Quite a" few strangers are being tried
here. -How's that for discrimination?
^ Robert Rae who started work ln No.
8 south, Monday, as a rope rider, met
with a nasty accident on Tuesday. He
was caught between a car and1 the rib
and .sustained injuries which will' ne-'
cessitati^ him keeping to the house for
a couple o£ weeks. - c--'
- Mr. Wm. Ball on his way" from Spokane, dropped off. here to see old
friends. • Bill enjoyed his trip im-
mehsly.'. -      '•     ' .
On Monday one of the Hamilton
Bridge Company's men who are working east of Michel, had the misfortune
to fall off the bridge to a depth, of
twenty, feet. He received serious injuries, dislocating his neck and also
one. of his knee' caps. Hopes are
still held for his0 recovery.
■' Some orchestra company visited Michel, last Sunday to1, view the mountain
scenery and were highly delighted with
the view afforded,, but expressed their
disgust at the hovels that the company
housed their miners.in. i>:   ,
Mrs. Ball and her son Thomas, of"
Corbin, were'visitors here this week.'.
' Mr. Harry Hutson,-who "left here
of- the arrangements.
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THOS. DUNCAN    Passburg
Famous for,His' Mutation Theory of
1 ,-.'    Descehi1   ' ,' 7 '
By b! T.m MacDougal' Ph.D., LL.D.,
v Director, Department of' Botanical
..Research,^'' Carnegie" 'Institution of
. I Washington. 7,. .7 ' '," .-
', All students of the'growth'and other
physical activities of plants during the
pasttwenty years'h'ave found-that any
consideration of the .manner by which"
a plant retains its rigidity, plumpness
or firmness, or .executes movements,
inevitably, brings'one to follow the experimental "studies of*Hugo de Vries,
who published his first paper upon the"
mechanical, causes of turgidlty as early
as 1877. A plant cell mny be roughly
likened to a sac of living matter which
holds water in its ^interior under a
pressure which may amount to ' as
much as 25 to 30 atmospheres, and this
is possible only by reason of the Impermeability of the' outer wall,' which
is capable of undergoing a wide range
of variation as - to its physical pro'-
perties. Outside "of! the living membrane of a cell is another of cellulose,
and,this'ls'fully.permeable. > The differential behavior of. the' llving_and
non-living membranes when the cell,
is placed. in solutions of osmotically
active,substances,,such as sugar and
potassium nitrate,'form the basis of
the phenomena of plasmolysis and afford a clue to the conditions.of tumescence -within ;the cell. The systematic use' of solutions in producing plasmolysis, arid a rational interpretation
of the facts/were first given by De
Vries'in .1877.-* ' "
; .These results have their direct and
immediate importance chiefly in plant
physiology, but their wider application
in the establishment of the isotonic co-
efficients' of various substances,' toge^
ther with the experiments ofPfeffer',
another"botanist,'in ormosis, form the
basis of ■ the electrolytic dissociation
theory of Arrheriius, as well as the
law of Van:Hoff that "dilute 'solutions 'obey' the "same law as ■ gases,"
both conceptions of the greatest importance in tile physics and chemistry
of today.    .■/.'.'"'• • '   -
■ With - achievements of such magnitude to his credit within eight, years
after receiving . his- doctor's degree
from the University"' of Leyden'- and
characters in-crossing, that De Vries j viewer, a statement apparently justi-
re-discovered independently the Men- \ fied'by the fact that it has since been
deiian principles of alternative inheritance, which had" remained unnoticed
for a half century. The simplest illustration ' of Me'ndelianism is to, be
seen when a red and a white, variety
of the same species a're crossed, tbe
color qualities "being considered as
"balanced" or, paired. ■ The seeds from
such a cross give rise to a progeny'of
plants all of which bear red flowers,
that color being dominant over white.
The seeds produced by this generation "of red-flowered Individuals, however, generally produce a progeny,
three-fourths of which are red-flowered, while the remainder bear white
flowers. Similar behavior Is exhibited by,many other qualities, although"
the division of the progeny does not
always follow the simple formula noted.' In addition, he brought to light
many important things concerning
xenia, atavism, derivation of economic
race's of plants, and effects of selection, of prime interest to a wide range
of scientists, and to" horticulturalists
agriculturalists and plant breeders.
, As may be seen, however, these results are.to be considered as no more
than> by-products of his cultures,, since
much more impprtant things were the
centre* of attention. "Early in ■ the
eighties a series of observations were
begun in which the successive generations of about a,-hundred species of
plants'were followed in order to ascertain; exactly what resemblance "might
be found between parent and progeny
in guarded and pure lines of descent.
,. The behavior-of one plant, a'large
evening primrose, Oenothera Lamarck-
iana,,which had been introduced into
Euro'pein the seventeenth century, offered phenomena of unusual interest;
since it was seen, to give rise" to sev-
some months "ago; has'returned,
says there's no place like Michel.
- On Monday night a dalnce was given
in Crahan's Hall by - the office staff
of the C. P. R.   A large crowd attend-
For Sale
or Rent
FtirniHliod or tinfnrniuliorL
Rare Snaps
In City Property
Give us a Call
Iniur&nco    Real Ettate
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; The Rev. »T,' L. Murray,, from, Coleman, conducted the services^hore on
Sunday last in the schoolhous'e."~' ;.
..Tony Diane has purchased a'new
barber's chair. No doubt the mine
bosses will be pleased as It has.been
customary for Tony to take'his 'shaving outfit oyer to .the mines and shave
the'bosses that wished to, be shaved
tret of charge. -' Wo.are now expect-
to seo him tako tho chair ovor to the
mlnos for tho same purpose.
Mr. P. Cummlngs, M. E„ from tho
Dixon Creek Camp, paid a visit to Corbin on Saturday last. ■ ' <
,. Mr. Tom Williams, supt.,iand wlfo
woro visiting frlonds in' Pernio this
wook.      ,                               ■   ■'
Hobo Jones has socurcd a contract
to cut stove wood for,a Mike Williams.
Esq.   ; ,,    y •
Mr. A.' S. Smith went on a buslnoss
tirp to Coleman on Tuosday last and
returnotl on tlio folowlng day.
Tlia knows I am bolng accused of
things I have not dono: I only tnlltcd
about It in tlio pool-room. Bo a man,
Jnclc, and novor onvy a lady- and hor
children gotting 'a llttlo warmth*,
A numbor of men around this camp
that havo novor soon 11 mlno only from
tho outside, flcom to think coal digging
Ib a flno thing—for tho coal diggoi'.
If tlio'mon that havo boon tfvlng
ftco advlco during tlio striko nbout
tho way to run an organization would
road a labor pnpor BomotlmoB thoy
might 'Jonrn something aliout tho lahor iiinvomont, At tlio prosont tlmo
thoy know un much about thosn mat-
ton) n» a pig does about n pnpor collar.
According to roports tho Coimoi'vn-
llvo Club Intond holding a mooting
shortly, and tlio chief Horn to bo din-
ciiHuod nro: A Government Ilond ami
iv Policeman In Corbln,
Afici many linlrbrendth cscapoa In
Iho Flnlhcnd cclunlry our frlcn-l Wl'-
lldin HarmlBon, hns returned to Mtohol.
It is rot gonerally known that lio rcls3-
oil a fortune on his last trip to tlio
Flathead, but thnt Ib bo—ask him,   «
John Krtvansky, tho Nik Rlvor nn«
clior, hns had n contract from iho
coal company and expects to havo
qulto a number of tennis at work in
tho near futuro, drawing coal from
tho camp that lu called tho Dig Show*
l»t 1!
Although thoro has boon no dla-
turbanco during tho strlko wo havo
had qulto ft fow Bpeclnln horo. Wo
thought thoro wnq enough already,
nHIMicially whon IVu-y had n. South African hero nmongit them that linn nl>
way* poied it« ft frlond ot organized
labor.  '..
Dlttrlct, Bourd Mombrr John Smith,
of Fcrntc, camo to tliU camp on Tuesday to do huafnem connected with our
organisation. AU tho boyu wero plea*
<td to thfeftlilm.
ed and a very enjoyable time was
spent. Cigarette'Joo acted as M..C,
and under his nblo management every
thing was carried off nlcoly.
. Messrs, Harris ond Gwenlan, who
have been working at Lundbrock, were
visitors hero .this week. ' Af tor ".bidding good-bye,to old frlonds thoy took
the C. P. R, en route for the land of
tho goat,s.
Quito a numbor of men are loavlng
Corbin those days, and wo wonder. If
tho climate (Braco-lng and Sharpo)
has anything to-do with it. '
" Messrs. Smnllmnn, CruiclcBhanks and
Swindle arrived in camp on Wednesday from I-Iornlcklo'B Camp, whom
thcj havo boon working for qulto*ri
I'rnnk Cm router, who hnd tho misfortune to ft'oo/o both his feot n wooh
or ro ago, Is now nblo to got around
Monsrs Alto Myors and Aloe Koa»
nody woro pnnBongors on Wednesday's
WoBtbound Flyor for Cranbrook.
Thomas Corlclll whilst driving lo
Olnon, Tuofldoy last with JnmoH Mo-
Cool met with a nasty noeldcnt,,
1 It nppoarH thnt whllHt making a
sharp turn on tho road Tom wan flung
from tho cultnr nnd In doing no caught
bin foot In ono ot tho riinuoi'H, resulting In a Bprnlnod anklo. Tom Ib
Rolling along nx woll oh enn bo ox-
poctod and wo liopo to noo him around
Her Secret*
Why Sbo Always Looked So Young
Evuryono roforB to hor as ono of
tho mont nttrnctlvA woman In town.
It wuHn't her fouturos, tor while roRU>
lar, thoy woro not unusual, nut tlio
oharm lay In tlio, hcml of' nplondld,
vlKoroua hair that mado a vorlttihlo
orown, - It had thnt peculiar Jiutro
and tho tun Kayo It an Added brlllluuco
—ynii qoulijn't look at hor without
unconielomly commontlnv on tho
bortuty or har Imlr.
Whon a»kO(J how sho kept It «o
beauttful nho. r«ptlod that it win nn
*"■*■•. ">";K'i fui'Vi MiiuliiliOuliiir, Ttlt'
Dlar oomblna* nnd thft r.on«cl"nttn'«
u±<> w: iiii*ui»n<.. oAu aauuiwd ft
hnd not iUwnyn boon in Umt eondltlon.
but that aho tound Itlnutona tho boit
thing yho over irot for th* hitr. It
tfavo tho tcalp iuoh a cool, rofroihod
•■"lor to ilroii aftor It* u«e,
__ Thoro   nr«   t>l4nty   of   hnndn   thnt
Jono toon brlnna tho hair and ae*lD
into irooij condition, "
#.,A?.ur »y»» »«« Htora will ohear-
fully vimrnntoo ^ftlrautona to do lUl
that li claimed for It. and avoir woman owoi It to horaolf to try It
HoVs Tfils?
Wo olTrr tn* Uundrtd lM4Un ncwarJ tot uiy
wm at Mtkrrn tlut unnot. tw ran«l tr; ll.iil*
CiwriU Cucv.
r. i, chkn'KY * ro., Ti.im<i, rt,
Wo. th* tnxlfreUutd, havt known V. i (bctit-r
tor th* Ixt i» run. m4 Miev* blm torta-iir in*'-
enM« in Ml bunsw tfin«uu.mi n»1 nmni-Kiir
>U< to nrrr out aey cMictikio* nuuto by l.u ti'tn.
UlLXUHHU 1UMK <>» <ViU«»W< t.
■X.inU. Ottoi.
ITuH'i CkUnh Cum It ukrn tnl«miillr. tcilrit
}TM*m,   tmiflmilil* «fni rrt*.   IVfa* J» trsu t*r
(Mftf,.,   ff,ir,t t,r ni| npurif^fii
T»*» ir*nn rtmnr ftni for tomv^vn.
aTthe'age of 29 years (born In, 188'4,
at Haarlem,-Holland), the attainment
of a; foremost place, among the botanists, of. the world,. and the earned re-'
cognition as the greatest evolutionist
after Dar,wln,> seem* a logical and natural' development "6f"' a master mind
in biological science.
His developing powers of research
can.be shown''to be coincident with a
movement 'in all natural' sciences
which occurred late in the last con-
tury by. which attention was directed
more""'and more tb the transformations of energy in general and tb the
activities, functions qualities nnd capacities of organism In particular.
. Habits, and' performances wero recognized as biologically more important"" than form or oven structure. It
was in consonance with this trond of
science that Do Vrlos, who had long
been concorned with variability,in organism, should formulate a prothosls
aBi to tho moclianlara of heredity,
which should put forward a physiological rather than a morphological explanation of heredity, which wns dono
with, tho prosontnllon of his Pangenesis In 1S89.
Thls-Bplondld contribution-wns not
solely,nn abstrnct product of tho study
but represented tho working hypothesis ,ot a brilliant oxporlmontol' intent
on visualizing tho moehanlBm of heredity and'providing a working liypotho--
sIb by which a rntlonnl Interpretation of tho continuation of finalities
from generation to generation through
gorm-rollR could ho mado. Co-lnrl-
tlontly with its npiionranco, Do Vrlos
koop tho mlno from caving In-—tho
Idoa of rocovorliiK thofio plllnni wuh
novor ontortalnod—-ami thoro him boon
a grndual evolution <o tho bo«t practice nonfilled at present to lho bent
mnnngod mlnon, driving narrow gnl-
Ioi'Iob nnd leaving mibBlnntlnl plllnrfl,
Tho honofllH to bo derived from thU
prnctlcfi, wll'lcli In D'Mignl In chboiiI tally
modorn, will bo mi pod In tho futuro,
but mcnnwhllo tho work of gelling
Hitch plllni'H ns hnvo boon formed ou
n Bomowhnt larger flcnlo than nn dew-
crlhcMl, but hill! o\i loo HintiH ii m-iiIo
for tho nchlavoniciit of tbo Imihi. io-
biiUb, Ib being nltcmpted. Not. only
began lo piibllfih the roBiilts of bin In-
voBttgntlonB upon viirlablllty, and mu»
(ntlonn In pliintM, upon which ho finally erected IiIb Mutation Theory of
i/umciil, in tni.ii nim tuntiiil h(iii]m<,
abvul Ujc hiniDiii'H ut lliix at,w txii-
Tho oxton«lvo nveprlmental culture*
orgnnlstod by Do Vries In tho Dotnnlcnl
(larden of Amsterdam, yielded ronulti
horltanro of uniisiml chnractors In
plantn, Himh ns tornlnnB or twlutlngfl
of Htomn, rnsclnntlons, handing* or
crlRtatlonH, aB woll n« statistics upon
tho curvoH of variation of alnglo -clia-
rnrl«r«. It wn« In thflaor ulndleii In
lho behavior of palm   In   balanced
eral^sports ,or salts, or mutants which
differed distinctly from the ancestral
form;' and these new forms bore distinct qualities which were maintained
ih "direct descent.
"'. It was upon such facts that De Vries
founded his theory of the origin,of
new'/species by the sudden, origination" of disappearance of qualities in
organisms." ■■'■ -    .
The" biological public received these
generalizations with indifference. In
addition to the inertia of old ideas,
found expression; " As many English
naturalistsand scholars in other branches'fought" the Idea of natural selection, when, presented by Darwin, with
vicious unfairness,, so now a similar
element was responsible for much criticism,- resentful of anything which
might modify the attitude of tho world
toward"Darwinism; an attitude still recognizable in current publications.
The writer'of. this note had-the
pleasure of presenting a summary of
the mutation Idea of evolution, with
an accountVof the experimentation
upon ^hlch it was based, to a meeting of botanists'In tho New York Bc~
tnnicnl Garden In 1902, nt which time
somo cultures of tho Oenotheras from
seeds furnished by Prof, Do Vries
woro' begun, which, It is believed,
constitute, the' first demonstration of
tlio main thesis outBlde of the Dotnnl-
cal Garden at Amsterdam, - - These
experiments ,In Now York confirmed
the facts obtained ln Amsterdam in
ovory important particular,,and tholr
publication In .1003, ■ found n rnpldly
growing Interest In the subject In America. Prof. Do Vrlea wan consequently Invited to glvo a sorles of Ice-
turoB ln various Institutions from the
Atlantic to ,tho Pacific, receiving a
full measure of recognition In academic honors which have boon followed
by slmllnr expressions of appreciation,
from lenrnod bodloB nil ovor tho
world* '   '
A full, noii-tocliiilonl oxpoBitlon of
the- mutntlon theory wns glvon nt tho
University of California In the1 Hummer of 1001, and lo tho wrllor foil tlio
pleasure of putting these loutiiroH Into
hook form undor.tho til lo of "SpoelOB
and Varieties: Their Origin by Mutntlon." Thin book emtio lo IIh Hoeond
edition within a f<nv monlliR, being
Blylod tho "moHt notable Hclontlflc
book of tho yonr" by n conipotoiit re
translated into Dutch. French and German. '■<■.,
■74. large number of the investigations
which were be3u:i as a .result of his
first visit to America,- profited by his
second visit in 1905, and he has had
the exceptional opportnuity of seeing
his observations repeated' under the
widest variety of variety of climatic
and other environmental conditions.
These confirm.- the' significance of
the facts upon which the mutation
theory was founded, in addition to
the;sports or mutants of the evening
primroses which formed,such an important part of the original evidence
upon the subject, similar phenomena
have, been observed In many other
seed-plants and among the lower
forms including the bateria. The origination ,of new, races or species in
animals is not so easily observed, but
still authenticated instances nre accumulating. ' Thnt new qualities sudden
ly appear in lines of descent ls no
longer a question, but it is still to be
determined how large a part such action, plays in the general scheme of
evolutionary, development.
Any discussion of Prof.- De Vries's
work raises the question at once as to
relation of the new ideas he has formulated to ■ the older conceptions of
Darwin. One theological,'author hia3
gone so far wrong, as lo write: "The
death-bed of Darwinism,' by a misapprehension ,of the meaning of .mutation.,, Darwin would have evolutionary progress by, the selection and survival of infinitely minute divergences
through thousands" or hundreds of
thousands ot generations, arriving finally at-types widely' different form
the original. , be Vries holds, that the
organism fluctuates steadily about its
average or norm, from which it^does
not depart beyond a certain limit, but
the line of descent may, at any time,
include,'' individuals possessing "new
qualities not shown ,in;any,[degree-by
for this crop.     "What's in a name?"
says Shakespeare1—it depends whether,
it be at the, bottom of ,.ai cheque or '
the distinguished mark of the' occupant of an editorial chair, hence if
"like  produces  like"   this  ambitious
journalistic  venture  should "make 'a
phenomenal   showing,   especially' In,
matters appertaining to butter, eggs,"
cheese and cider, unless Devonshire's
reputation has waned since our boyhood days.
„ If ■ you-really wish information aii a
subject of' all  absorbing interest cto
British Columbians, remit ?2.50 to
The Agricultural Journal, of B.C.. '-
P.- O. 397,
Victoria, B. C.    ""'
DENVE"".. Nov. 20-rA sensation wa3
created in labor circles today when
Judge Greel yWhitford, bf the District
Court entered an order which amounts ,
to a withdrawal of the charges bf contempt of court against fifteen members of the United Mine Workers.;who
were thrown' Into jail on his order."
Tho order permanently frees all the
accused miners. , The court's original
order held the men, who are strikers,
guilty of having violated an Injunction
issued by him preventing interference
with strike breakers In the Northern
Colorado coal fields.
- Judge Whitford's original order,' Issued nearly a year ago, resulted.In a
sensational, agitation against government injunction. Nearly 15,000 laboring people last January paraded the
streets of Denver as a protest against
Judge Whitford's decision and later
field a petition with the legislature de-r
manding the Impeachment ot Whit-'
ford. "   '
the parental strain?' 'Selection decides between these forms and those previously existing,'the fittest of the typ-'
es surviving., "Instead of supplanting
the theory of natural selection,'.the
mutation conception has the • actual,
force of coming to'its support at a
time when many of its generalizations
_werc_being_recognized-as-notabIy— inadequate io the full interpretation of
known facts. ' The mutation theory
defines more accturately, the manner
in which selection may act, in addition
tb offering an explanation of the manner ln(vjhlch now capacities of qualities may.-.'ariseV1' •
Although now in his sixty-third year
and hearing the age of academic retire
ment, Prof. Do Vries is deeply engaged
In experimentation, and tho cultures
in tho Botanical .Garden at Amsterdam may yet yield results of a theoretical ond practical importance in ovolu
tlonary science, scarcoly less than that
of, pangenesis and mutation.—-Scientific American.    ,
Bellevue, Alta., Nov. 22nd, 191L
To the Editor, District Ledger:   •> ,
Dear Sir,-—Please Insert the follow-'
ing balance sheet of the Bellevue,Explosion Reli-Of Fund and oblige,
Income    ^....;    $5398.13
Disbursements  ;      3905.40
Balance ' $1492.73
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Par moro of all brands, Including cul-
tlvntoi-9 of fruit tho cnt'klo predict
not excoptcd, make nofo .that on Novombor 1st was launched "Tho Agricultural .Tournnl of n. a," with headquarters nt Victoria,
It 1r to bo issued monthly nnd tho
Bum of $2,00 pays for an annual nub-
ncrlptlon,' but UiIb wo presume, altho'
It Ib not so specified, must he in coin
of tho ronlm, not In oggs, squashes,
rutabngiiH, or othor edlblo dolleaclon,
In tbcf initial number thoro nro two
Hpcnlnl supplements—a portrait of the
Lloiitennnt-flovernor nnd a dual vlow
of the Asylum Colony Pnrm, Coqult-
lam, showing tlio wonderful cIiimkob
that enn bo mndo upon tho "fnco" ir
nnturo by "tho bnrborB" of IndiiBtry In
tho lirlof porlou1 of 18 moiitlm.'
"Fanning In tho Doltn," with IIIiib-
tratloiui, hIiowh boiiio magnificent
Hpenlmonfl of both four foowd nnd
two-logged linllvcn of Hint locnllty,
iiIbo a "full train lond of outb" grown
on tho farm (thewe nro not "wild oiiIb)
tho city bolng the moHt  fortllo poll
Cigar Store
Wholesale and Retail
Barber Shop
Shoe Shine   '
Billiards and Pool
Coffee and Sandwich
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Coal Purchase on Calorific Values
< yy y Y YY-)
The "opening lecture of the courses
of instruction on "Fuel" was given
at the Sir. John Cass Technical Institute, by Mr. Brame, Lecturer on Fuel.
■ .-The chair'was taken by Mr. S.O.-
Revile, who, in introducing the lectur-"
ec, said all who know anything about
the Industrial history of.this country
are aware that we depend for the success of those manufactures which
mean the prosperity of the nation'upon
" our supplies of fuel. "Those who have
followed events recently are, aware
.that coal certainly, and probably all
other classes of fuel,' may be expected
to largely "increase in price in the future. Scientists tell us that'there is
room for, every improvement in tho
' methods of burning fuel and in the
results which we obtain from combustion . but in order to obtain the econ-
, omy which they are prepared to give
us It is necessary for those who are
engaged in these industries, who have
to do the practical work - connected
■with tho use of fuel, to' acquire that
technical knowledge of its practical
" value in its application to the Indus-,
tries concerned. It is tho function of
technical institutes such as the -Sir
jlohn Cass Technical Institute, to distribute the technical knowledge acquired and formulated by scientists.
■ Mr. Brame commenced his lecture
by pointing out that attention has
been directed from' time to time to
the enormous problem which has to
be faced sooner or later, of exercising every possible economy in the use
of our national fuel—coal, which,, as
Sir William Ramsay pointed out in his
recent presidential address to the British Association, will if the present increase in the rate of consumption of
some 31& million tons per annum is
maintained, last approximately 175
years, at least so far as regards the
coal -which can be brought to tho surface at reasonable cost.    ,
Power gas has already contributed
largely to this desired economy, and
will contribute still more in the future
both by' enabling the unit of power to
be obtained at far lower fuel cost
than with the steam engine, and by
rendering available a large number of
fuels wholly unsuited for steam raising.'. In spite, ^however, of the enor-
o'us development*^ the gas' plant 'for
power purposes, it must be "recognized that the reciprocating steam engine
is' still the most generally employed
power generator/and, further, that the
turhine, coupled w^ith electrJc_genera-.l
tion has made such economies possible
that steam raising is still of primary
importance to us, and likely to remain
so for some-years'at least, since the
,. economy of tho water tube boiler, in
conjunction with the turbine, has falsified the view so confidently put for-
- ward  by somo authorities, that the
steam engine would shortly only be
found in museums.     It is essential,
therefore, to consider what economies
can bo practised In the purchase and
use of fuel for steam raising, for Individual gain to the consumer in lowering his fuel bill, by ensuring that ho
Is getting the host beat value for-his
money, and getting tho best results
out of tho fuel .under tho boilers cannot but result In considerable national
gain In conserving our limited supplies.
. -When It Is remembered that coal Is
tho only fuel produced In this country to any extent, and that on it
wo aro .alono dependent for our existence aB a manufacturing nation, It Is
fliirprlsing that wo havo roally littlo
Information to -which wo can turn for
tho composition, ond moro particularly
tbo rolallvo valuo in practice of our
various Roams, nnd tholr suitability for
various purposes. Analytical results
havo to somo oxtont boon colloctod
and aro avnllnblo, but something far
moro comprohottBivo Is iirgontly ro-
quired. Sir William "Rnmimy ndvoca-
<ob the,formation of a porrnnnont Com-
mlHHlon which shall mako an nnminl
stocktaking, with a view to fostorlnK
our RiipplloH nnd rmforrliiK nnewmry
economy. "There is also great need
for the establishment of a government
Fuel Testing Laboratory on the.lines
of that prodded1 for the investigation
of American fuels by the Bureau of
Mines. In this laboratory the analytical data and"calorific value of over
5,000 authenticated samples ■ of coal
have been' collected, "over „600 boiler
tests under standard boilers have been
made, over 200 fuels have,been tested
in gas, producer plants," in .addition to
briquetting, coking and washing tests,
and the whole of these Investigations
have been carried out on a "proper
commercial scale.- The results are issued gratis by the Bureau. A comprehensive study of our supplies and systematic information as to the character and, suitability for steam raising,
coking, gas making' and power gas
plant of our many coal seams- Is surely of no loss importance to" us, and,
indeed .necessary if we are to make
the best of our supplies, and no Government could spend money to better
advantage than in establishing - a laboratory on these lines, where impartial tests which would afford data
of incalculable value to the consumer
and producer could be carried put.
It is remarkable that, ln tliese days
of advancement, we still purchase our
coal with little or no regard. to the
heat, energy which it contains.
It is true that we are able to use
only a proportion of the beat units
actually present, but it has been con-,
clusively proved that the value of a
coal sln practice is directly related to
Its total heating value as determined
in a bomb calorimeter. Purchase based on calorific value is the only logical
course, and this is being realized,,by
several governments and large power
corporations, especially in the United
Statos, where, the Government Departments report ,a saving of 20 per'
cent in their fuel bill since this system
has been adopted. Indeed, economy
in consumption invariably follows'its
adoption. Not only,is this of great
advantage to the consumer, but has
an iroportant'"natio'nal aspect in that
it not.-only enables better results to
be obtained for a given expenditure
of our fuel' capital, but induces the
producer to adopt the best possible
means of,' raising and preparing the
coal for market, ^entailing less waste.
The proposal has, met. with, considerable opposition in, this country, possibly for,, two reasons. First, that
most.producers ' feel that such a"' svs-
Zam-Buk Ib A Sure Onro.
Mr, Jas, Davoy, or 78G" JOIllco Avonuo,
Winnipeg says:--"A fow montliB bIiico
I was cured of a pomonod (Inner
through tho timely uso of Zain-lluli,
"I cut a deep gauli across tho kinic't'o
on tho flrot fltwer of my right litnul
In opening a lobstor can. I Huffori.il
at tho tlmo with tho soreness and pain,
but had no Idea It would becomo ft
BOrlous wound. However. In iilmiit
twodaysIwRBRrcatlyalamod: as my
wholo hand ami arm lo tho oI'khv ln>-
canio suddonly Inflamed, aril the fiver
was much dlsfnloroil, shnwlim sluus
ot blood iinluoulnir. Tlu- pain win
dreadful nnd 1 was fom;ii to |jaVo off
my work and go homo.
"Tho  wound on  tho knuckle had
tlnR Into It.     I thon   clrrVifM "Vn*" M-i'vf
tho ttam-llulc treatment, and lmvlr.Ji
first Lathed tbo cut, I applJi d tlio l.cii
Insr balm. It nontlud tnp pr.ln alr.'m-l
Instantly, nnd by noxt day then wm
a great Improvement.
" In a wwk's time, thnvirrh rm--
*t;iiaii,ii ■via.i trim 'woriiitirliil ]>• t'-.in-
tion, a complcto cure wrs brouj;'it
Bam-Biik la Just na koo.1 for crra-n
ntaers, scalp norcs, r.bnrcaiPB, i>||i»i
ringworm, bolls, varicose ul'ur*, r<»
nlng sores, cold sored, (Miaow<! humid
etc. It draws oil poisonous fciilnmi
from a wound or poro nnd thon lira's
Use It, too, for cuts, burrs, bruises nnd
all nfcln injuries. Zam-Cuk S.iuii »h mi.i
tie tisod Jn conjunction to the balm fjf
washing wounds and sore pined, V.w
cellent too for baby's bath.
„AH druRRfsUi anj stares sell 7.:,'\-
Tltik at 50e. bo* nnd Znm-H'il' Hmn »■
Mr. tablet Vnct trt* i,w.\ r<^ it „,'
orlce from Zam-Duk Co.. Voru,.-.
tem Is all,in favor of the consumer;
and, secondly, the uncertainty of calorimeter-.determinations, for, on the
same coal, results' of -the most conflicting character, have been put forward from,time to time by opposing
parties. ■','-»
. Purchase on a scientific basis can
only become general when confidence
ls established In the accuracy of the
tests. It will be necessary to have
an agreement as to standard methods
of sampling, analysis, and calorlme-
tric determinations.' That most simple
forms of calorimeter are ' liable to
grave errors is well recognized, but,
unfortunately, the Idea has been fostered that any operator can got at tho
true,-calorific vnluo with one'or othor
of these simple instruments, and tho
divergent results are, no' doubt, largo-
ly duo,to'this coubo. Por contract
purposos no test should bo. accepted
unless carried out in somo form of
bomb calorimeter by an operator woll
oxporlencod In Its uso, since this is
tho only form' of Instrument which
can ho relied upon to glvo romilts
within tho ossontlnl limits of accuracy,
and which could with confidence bo
accoplod. Purchoso undor n guarantee of componltlon nnd calorific vnluo
Ib, opon to objection—Indeed, it Is
difficult to mako nny guarantco for a
subBtanco liable to consldorablo variation, oven when obtained from tho
snmo Bonn), Tho slmplost mothod ot
purchnso will bo that of contracting
for (lint coal which, aftor trlalB with
othor deliveries of coals all suiting
Iho condltloiiB of uso, affords tho
grcntost numbor of boat units per
unit, of cost, the ponny bolng lho moHt
convenient unit of vnluo; or:
"Dtltlflh thermal uiiIIh por ton
Cost In poneo peirlon"*
Proper (obIb on subsequent deliver-
Iob, If tlioBo hIiow n fnlllni? off In uso
oh compared with tho delivery on
which lho piirehaso whb doclded, will
onablo a complaint to bo hiihIiiIihxI,
which Ih almost Impossible under present methods bf purdinso,
It miihl. bo romnmborad that considerations other thnn the enlorlfle vnluo of a coal nro of Importance; lho
capability of tho roqulslto amount bo-
lng burned per square foot of grato
area, Its nvorngo slzo, and the per-
cenlngo of "smalls"—which, If oxros-
i.mw ami iiioni especially wot, load to
l'JwJJjJK <;i' /tie 6"i..ii'.«.a, KllOfiu, £o»B of
carbon in lho ashes, etc, Prom a
trlnl dollvery the*e points c«n be ,15.
rortnlnod, nnd a standard flxod for
tho contract, and nho tho standard of
t-wj.k.''v trtiuM, man atiu moisturo
Tlio calorific valuo on which pay.
mont should bo based will, with coal of
n Riven typo, bo mainly dopondont
on tho amount of actual combustible
prosont, and If vnymont In mndo on
tho calorific valuo an dollvorod, tho
ctfft't ot Mm non-fombtinflbJo conatltu-
«nts frnolsturo and ash) will bo eliminated. Slnro, howavor. ojtcoiiilvo
ash Is detrimental to the valuo fn
greater ratio than Ua actual percent-
nr.o, ojtra deduction* «r* eometlmes
arrant for In *om*> Amorl^in eon
tracts when ascertain limit is exceed-;
ed.. Similarly, ; excessive - moisture
(often found in .washed slack) is, objectionable, and may well be penalized,
• In adjusting- payments "on the'calorific value, it is" Very'undesirable to
make too fine a differentiation, for
whilst in -commercial practice bomb
calorimeter results can" "be relied bn
within 0.3 per, cent., sampling/errors
may," even under the best "conditions,
reach 1 per cent. Allowing a reasonable' margin it does' not appear
necessary to graduate payments to
nearer than 2 per cent differences, and
this 'is the system adopted* by the
United States Government, with average values for' calorific power and
price's, a deduction or premium, at the
rate' of Id. per B. Th. U. variation
from the* itandard would be approximately correct, and roughly equal 1
per cent variation.   -
The primary, object of such contracts must not be overlooked, namely,
making it,(o the financial interests
of the producer to supply constantly
a coal of tbe character and calorific
value most economical to the consumer. -, This can> only be achieved by
making contracts perfectly equitable;
if deductibns are made for low calorific value, then premiums'must also
be willingly forthcoming for- eoal
above the value.       ' '
JVith a 2 per cent allowance, as sug7
ges'ted, a fair • margin - is given, .for
variation from the standard .before
any, penalty or premium adjustment on
the price would be necessitated.
In practice it is found that the econ-'
omy resulting'from purchase on calo-_
rific value as compared .with.the.old.
system is much' greater proportionately than' the per cent, deductions for
poorer coal would show. • Evidently
the knowledge that deliveries will be
subject to'constant'sampling and analysis leads to the supply'of much better' steam-raising fuel for the money.
For 'the small consumer the expenses
of sampling and analysis \yill probably counteract any direct benefit he
may gain by' its adoption and with • a
higher grade being regularly supplied
to the larger consumer, it is possible
that the' - lower' grades, previously
more evenly distributed, may find
their way to the small power plant.
. Passing-to-a consideration "of the
economies in use of the coal, the theoretical considerations in -relation to
air supply were briefly touched upon,
Copy of the New Agreement
.  (Continued from page 3)     ■"-",
Yardage:"' \.
■ * Levels, not less than 12 ft. wide/but
thickness- of . seam,, $1.00 per lineal
yard.   •'- *-. '-■ ,-. -     7y
Parallels," thickness of seam not less
than" 10 ft wide;" $1.00 per lineal yard.
Cross-cuts* (between levels—Tljick-
ness of seam, not less than 8 ft. wide/
$1.00 per lineal yard.
Cross-cuts (between rooms)—Thickness of seam,- not less than 8 ft ,wide,
not. to be driven- more1 than ■ 25 - ft.
from one side^ $1.00, per lineal yard? ,
Timbering: * ' o ,"
- Same as No. 2 Seam.. '
Props: '_ -   ."    ',
Same as No. 2 Seam!
Same as.No. 2 Seam.  ,       "*
Chutes: ,7 7
,  Same as No. 2 Seam. .
Brattice:       ,' ;    -
Same as No. 2 Seam.
Brushing:  ■• -    '
Samo as No. 2 Seam.
1 i.-oeing^pointed-outrthalrfdl' "an~aver-
age coal the, theoretical air for combustion, and it was not desirable to
in about 18 per cent of carbon dioxide in, the dry flue gases.. In practice, such.a result was impossible of
attainment owing to incomplete combustion, , and* it' was ot desirable to
push the carbon dioxide abovo 15, per
cent.; even then great attention must
be paid to measuring the absence of
carbon monoxide. As the loss of heat
units through excess of air decreases
more and niore rapidly as 15 per cent
of carbon dioxide in tho flue gases is
approached, littlo is" to be gained,
whilst much may be lost, In attempting to get, too high a percentage bocnuso of the liability of carbon monoxide to bo present as this limit is
approached. Great assistance has
beon afforded to engineers in tho control, of combustion by tho Introduction
of automatic carbon dioxide recordora
—Scionco and Art of Mining.
.    COKE COMPANY LTD.     '
,  ,- No.' 2 Seam
Mining  Rate:
' Except in ^ pillars—To be 55 cents
per gross ton. '" '•■
•Pillars—To be 48 ."cents per "gross
ton. - . ■*>    y
Yardage: ..
. Main entries 10 ft. wide by 7 - ft.
high on low side and thickness' of coal
on' upper', side, price $1.75 per lineal
yard.   ,,' ','."'-''-,
Coal from main entry 55 cents per
gross ton.    '',-,' " '' ■'
Counter Entries:
To be 6, ft. by 10 ft.     Price $1.75'
I>er, lineal yard,?coal,from counter entries 55 cents per gross ton.
Chutes:   - 7" ■     " >
, Between entries, 6 ft. by 8 ft.; $1.50
per lineal yard, coal from chutes 55
cents per gross ton. ,      '  - "'-
Room Cross-cuts:
Tc- be not less than 8 ft by 8ft, not
to be driven more than 25 ■ ft.-, from
one - side; no .track," $1.00 per lineal'
yard.   ' . - -..,,' -1' ,   •
Timbering: c .      ,.   .
■ Entry timber;' maximum to be 12 in.
in' diameter   at .butt,7dnd ' 14   ft 'in
length, $2.00-,per set with lagging.
Room  Timber: ■ ,    -
v Maximum "to be' 10 in. in .diameter'
at butt, .and 16 ft in, length,' $1.00,
per set. If.,required to set timber
of larger dimensions; to be paid for in
proportion, or to.be set by the Com*-
pany. • ■=„• ;    -.-'>■   - ;,   _        - ■■     v.
-For the big gamo hunting month
""Rod and Gun in Canada," published
by W. .1. Taylor, Woodstock, Ont,,'
still keeps big game slorlos woll to
tlio front ln tho Novombor lssuo, Hunters on tholr nnnunl vacation bont,
thoso In camp nnd thoso returning,
nftor flno experiences and with mnny
plonsant recollections of rbcont nnd
former outings, will all welcome tho
wealth of good storloH, contained Iri
tho Intost Ibbuo. Mr. Tlonnyrnstlp
l)nlo opens tho numbor with 0110 of
his llrltlsh Columbia studios, whlrh
ho mnkos ho fnflcinnllnR lo nil lovers
of tlio outdoors, Moro Is hoard about
tho wolvos nnd still more about the
mooso, a largo bond having boon no-
cured by Mr. Rankin. A variety from
llio big Kiimo stories Is Introduced by
nno rolntlng tho ndvonturcs of a duck
Hliootlnrt expedition In Snsltnlcliownn,
nnd a combined fishing nnd liunlliiA'
trip In Nova Seolln, Angling road-
crn should not mlsB tho symposium hy
past mnstors In tho art on somo Interesting fishing queries. Tho articles on tho Wild Passenger Plgenn
nnd the surveying of n now Alplno
district by Mr. A. O, Whoolor should
hy no moansbo overlooked, As usual
I horo Is so much good material running through tbo whole of tho pages
mat it is impossible- to mention moro
l,1;^;; u U<w al Ihu inu»t conspicuous
good things In storo for all readers,
Noted food scientists havo clodded
that alum Is an unsocn danger In
food, nnd as a rosult e»f tholr lnvcottga-1
tlons, rigorous laws hnvo boon enacted and nro now being vigorously on-
toreM In England, Trance and Ocr-
many prohibiting tbo uso of alum in
Until suitable laws aro passed In
Canada prohibiting the uso of alum
baking powders, every housewife
should b« careful to buy only a baking-powder thst has tbe Ingredients
prfnt<i(f pfnfnly on tho tubcl.
Props: ' - ' -   .■„'.'
All props, exclusive of those used
to'set-brattice or chutes, 5 cents per
lineal,foot. \ '.  '.-;' ■.■-''-
Tracklaying:   \•,''_,.   "
All'tracks to be laid-by the Company, except a pair/of temporary rails
to the face, which-shall be laid   by
the miner without' charge.1 ■
I 30. cents per lineal yard. Five
planks 2 in. by 12in.^,2 posts every
8 ft., with cross pleces.'includlng sheet
iron. -
Brushing: • ■
C ft. wide, 5 cents per Inch per llnoal
yu'rd; 12 ft. wide, 10-contB per, inch
p<.r'Hneal yard. Brushing Is either
rock, which overlies or underlies coal
5 cents per lineal- yard for each foot'
in height.
10 ft. Including building
batters, $-1,20 por llnoal
to bo proportionate wllh
Blairmore South Mine—No. 2 Seam,
8 ft. collar, 11 ft.' Bproad, 7 ft. clear
abovo roll, $.11,00 por llnonl yard, In-
eluding all- Umbering, track - laying,
ditching, and handling of coal and
0 ft, by
chuto nnd
yard, rate
Counter Gangway and Cross-cuts:
0 ft. by r» ft,, $3.00 por llncnl'Viml,
Breasts and Angles:   ,
To bo driven 12 ft. to 15 ft. wldo
Including brnttlclng and timbering, -in
con Is por cublo yard.
Pillars, Including Timbering;
RB rents per cublo yard,
Chute  Dulldlng, Including Laying of
Sheet Iron:
.10 contH por llnonl yard; It airtight braltlco, 30 conts por llnoal ynnl
In addition.
Breasts aorlss the pitch;.-- • -7" ',.    r
To be run 10 ft by, 20.ft. including
hauling coal bratUcingV^'and    laying
track' and timbering,, $12.00"jper"iinea]
yard, three piece sets,-ii required, ?1.00
per set.    All horizontal breasts'driven'
over 200°ft toibe'paid'"'$l.o6 per.yard'
up to 300 ft.    -Breasts, of "greater or
less dimensions to Toe .paid for, in'proportion down to a width, of 13%.- •
Breasts Up the' Pitch: '■"','. '
;To be driven.10 ft7by,20ft:, Including timbering, chute and air-tight brattice, $11.10 per lineal .yard! ."'-Breasts;
of greater.or less'dimension's Ato. be
paid for in proportion down to a width
of-13% ft:   . v "'""• ' -k-.  ', ,-. ^
Plliars:* •/: 7 ..- s ,    ""; '-   ,
43 cents per cubic- yard, including
setting of five rows of prop's, where W
cessary.' "*..',     " .,-,,■.   .     -'   „
No. 2 Seam     7  ''   ,'   .
Gangways: *7„  '
, To,, be driven 11 ft. collar, ,1'4 ft.
spread, 7 ft. clear above rail, $14.00
per lineal yard, Including all timbering,
1 rack-laying and handling of coal and
rock. Rate,'to be proportionate to
length of collar down to 8 tt.<i
Chutes:     , - "   ' „ ' ■' - *
To be driven ;7 ft. by, 10 ft., including building of chutes, $5.50 per lineal
yard, first length of chute and battery,
$5.00, if not built by the Company.'
Counter Gangway:.  ' .  1,
To be driven '6 ft. by-6ft,, from, outside end by car, $3.50 per'lineal yard,
including, all" timbering, track-laying:'
bratticing and handling of coal and
rock. „, 7, y . '
Cross-cuts:  - -, •',",.
To^be,driven 6 ft', by'6 ft. both sides,
$3.00'per. lineal yard.
Breasts, JUp the Pitch:   ,"
.. To be driven: 10 ft by 20 ft. including
timbering, chute and air-tight brattice,
$li:i0' per' linear'yard.-     Breasts 'of
greater or less dimensions to.be paid
for in proportion down to a width of
13% ft..   ."'% ' *
Pillars: ' - -.'-_
"' 43 cents per cubic' yard, including
setting of 'five rows of props, where
necessary.        ■.*■;■'"
Breasts, Across the Pitch:     '^   '     ,,
'To be run 10ft. by. 20 ft. including
hauling coal, bratticing and laying
track, and timbering, $12.00 per lineal
yard,' three .piece' sets', if required,'
$1.0*0.per set.;. All horizontal.breasts
driven over, 200 ft.'to be paid $1.00
per yard extra, lip to 300 ft. ■ Breasts
of": greater or less ^dimensions to" be
paid for in proportion down to a width
of ,13%' ft. I', • 7 • 7- • .' "-; ,
./. 7'.' • ,.- No.'.4 Seam ,' - 7'..'•-.
Gangway: '"    ...<"'   -
...To '"be driven', 8 .ft  collar,-'12'^ ft-
per, lineal yard.    Rock in'"centre $1.25
per lineal yard. .    >:'■'■       ' ;
Counter Gangway:,,
,To'.be driven,6 ft by'6 ft,'$3.50 per
lineal yard. '."'.'.
Chutes: '   '    '        -,''.""*-■, 'IV'
To be driven 7 ft. by.'i'O ft, $5.50 per
lineal yard.   > '     •      I    • '
Breasts: - '   ' .*,   -
To be driven 5 ft. by 20 ft, $6.00, per
lineal yard. 7 • . ,'    '   '
If seam is less than 5 ft to be paid
$1.00 less for each foot,in reduction,
and to Increase at the rate of $1',00'
per lineal yardf'por foot ln' thickness.
To be driven 0 ft. by Gft, $3.00 per
lineal yard. , .   *
Plliars:   ,
45 cents por cubic yard including
setting of 5 'tows of props whoro no-
pitate1" a " revolution of forces "ori the
part of. labor ^before the Socialist-movement is ,,Btrong or wise "enough': to
tBke caireiflt Jt,,iq-the"capitalist'
who would like to, haye us"try?tb win
,th'e. day withfguns,,and:bric"ks in1-our'
hands; rather than wftb'int'elligence'in;
our heads Tarid comradeship 7in ",npur,
hearts. , Arid whoever, counsels .ylo-*
lence in these days may be safely set;
clown as a''conscious of unconscious-
emissary'of capitalism, a conscious or
unconscious traitor to the "Socialist
movement', We "must,be.wise enough
and- have faith enough In bur cause,
to refuse" to let,those who.would destroy us appoint tbe^hour and manner
of the decisive corifiict. We must'
be sane arid, brave enough not to accept .oiir, appointments for battle from
capitalist hands.". We ]"muBt be" bold
and true'enough,to 'refuse 'to 'be governed by the irritations that- are
meant to drive us to, premature revolt.
It Is one of the marks of greatness to
know how to bide one's time-greatness In a cause or greatness ln an individual. ■ And it is the mark of one's
faith in his* cause, or.of a cause's
faith In itself, that the man or ;the
cause know how to wait until the
clock' strikes the hour for finality and-
action; and yet-to waif wlth7that confidence and poise and calm from
which goes up a chronic enthusiasm
that is as'a sheet of.flame.-
"A factor , in making the Socialist
movement "of Germany .great- is' the
knowledge and patience which refuse
tb let.it be hurried into premature,revolution. '• If :the Kaiser and the governing class could precipitate armed
corifiict to-day, there would'1 still,.be
hope of setting back the triumph* of
the revolution.-.' But the., Socialist
leaders of Germany" know that every
day ot'delayTdds tov the'certainty of
the revolution's triumph,'and. the secure establishment of the co-operative
commonwealth."—"From , devolution
to,Revolution,' by George*D. Herron,
page 16.    .' '   ""-;' '■"   '   -' V;   '  ;  . -
Beware, of
Sold on the
Merits of,
..11.. 1
Bellevue Mlne^-No. 1 Seam
To bn driven It ft, collar, 14 ft
Bproad, 7 ft. clear nbovo rail, $11.00
hor llnonl yard, Including nil timbering
track-laying and handling of conl and
r>nr]r        \\t\if.   ir.   y
InnRlb of rollnr doWto R ft
To bo drlvon 7 ft. by 10 ft., Including
building chutOB, $5,150 por llnonl yard,
first length of chuto and battery "ffi.OO
If not bain bv Mia rvtwTvtnv '
* * m  *
Counter Gangway:
To bo envon 6 ft. by 6 ft from out-
sldo ond by car, $3,60 por lineal yard,
Including nil timbering, track-laying,1
brnttlclng nnd handling of coal nnd
To lie driven fl ft. by lift, both sld«s,
13.00 per lineal yard.
Shiiofo Cure
> LILLE MINE.—No. 1 Seam
To bo drlvon by special contract.
Breasts, Up the Pitch!
Including board brattice, built airtight from floor to roof, and chuto
building, wlth'lnylng of sheet Iron,- 03
cents por' cubic yard.
Breasts, Across the Pitch:
Including hnndllng conl, laying trnek,
building brattlco, and timbering,'   00
cents por cubic yard.
Pillars, Across the Pitch:
150 cents por cubic yard,'including
limbering nnd (handling of conl and
Cross-outs Between Rooms:
10,ft wldo.,,70 conts por cubic yard.
No. 2 Seam
To bo drlvon 8 ft. collnr,    11 ft,
Hptand, 7 ft. olonr nbovo rail, Including
timbering, $10,00 por lineal yard.
Counter Gangway!
To bo driven 0 ft. by fl ft, from outside ond by car, $3,00 por llnoal ynnl.
To bo driven « ft. by 0 ft,, Including
timbering chuto nnd air-tight braltlco,
$3.00 por llnonl yard.
Breasts, Up the Pitch:
Including timbering, chuto building,
and brattice, l>0 cents per cubic yard.
Rooms Cross-cuts!
fl Ft by Oft.',' $3,00 por llnonl yard.
All Seams:     >)
In enso tho Compnny wishes to pay
on bnolfl nf oiiM/ml <.f.n-|^v,i^   11,,   ... i,
. ........... ..... »*.,i
paid  shnll ho aoonrdlnir to <vrtntlnf»
basis of measurements nnd prices.
(Agroomonts of othor Locals will appear In our noxt Issue,) -
Fernie-Fort Steele
Brewing Co., Ltd,
Bottled Goods a Specialty
Large Airy Rooms &
Good, Board
Ross & Mackay ?J»
"Aa'tho Socialist movement grows,
It must bo,prepared for tho fact that
politicians and tho military, capitalist
emissaries In labor ranks, hasty
loaders In tho Socialist movomont, and
all classes of capitalist rotnlncrs, will
seek to precipitate struggles or con-
lllcts for which tho movomont Is not
ready. I havo reason to say that It
Is already a settled capitalist purpose
and tactic, In caso It should becomo
ovldont thnt Socialism was about to
conquer political power through tho
Bullrages ol American voters, to procl-
Stanley St  - Nelson
■  -.—*-  | |MII t u
Dsit Family, and Working man's
Hotel In Cltyj nicely furnished
rooms with Oath. Beds, 50o,
•seh. msals, 38c.
A Union House
Prop* J. 8. BARR ATT
,. y '.;' DENTIST ' ._ 'y V-.
Office:'Henderson'Block, Fernie, B.C^;
"-."   /-Hours: 8.30.to" 1-"2to 5.:"'   7-;
v,'7i'-,■*-''■" - - y''^'"i*•'.■■ \, ■'■ ;'7'
.-,. Residence: 2l7*Vlctoria Avenue. \7y
W. R. Ross kVc..', ,7    -     W. 8. LanV;
y~----'■ '■;*';M«.A." Macdonaid ' •>':'       "'■
"r'y' 'y"'"7 " '■'■'?.-•   ''''■: '■'•7 '-
FernleV:B. C;1 „, .- '•" "'• -v' 7.■= Canada.:
*-:"     - * ,     ■-,..'-•.(-■  :-,;
"'"y; Barrlster-at-Law, Solicitor,*
F. C. Lawe
Alex; I. Fisher
'•  -FeVnle, B. C,
p "L7 H.    PUTNAM       ....
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, etc
A. McDougall, Mgr
Manufacturers of and Deal-
>  - ■..,   -.., ~*"-'. ,i",.
ersin all kinds of Rough
arid Dressed Lumyp'  v
us your
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Bar Unexcelled
All White Help
Call in and",
see us. once
• ■ 71
P. Carosella
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes
Gents' Furnishings
Llxard Local General Teamsters No,
141. MootB ovory Friday night at
8 p. m. Miners* Union Hnll. W,
A Worthlngton, Presldont; B. J.
Good, Secretary.
Bartends™' Lor.nl No. <MV. Mcctn SmJ
and 4th Sundays nt 2.80 p.m. Secretary J, A. Qouplll, Waldorf Hotel
Gladstone Local No, 2314 U. M. W. A.
Mp«fR Sod nnrt Mh T^vr'tty iJlsirs
Union hall.    J). Kcoa, So\   ' " .
Typeoraphloal Union Ne. Mm Moots
last Saturday In each month at tho
Lodger Offlco. A. J, Buckloy, Boo-
Local Pornlo Ne, 17 «, p, of 0. Mccta
In Miners Union Hall every Sunday
at 1At p.m. Everybody welcome, D.
Paton, Secretary-Treasurer,
United Brotherhood of Carpentara and"
Jolntrn.—ltoonj l*y>.    v. j, Evaoa,
President; F. II. Sbsw, Secretary,
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Tl^kWe^'^News for
This ;(s One Way of Getting Your Name before the Public
To the Editor, District Ledger
Dear,Sir,—The following resolution
V      was passed by a mass meeting of qib^
■ stone Local-on Thursday, Noy72nd
.,- ;."!i9ii7 -,.   \, .  y,        ':'.•''•
" RESOLVED, that In view of exi8t.
"..- ,'.. ,n9 conditions, we, the members' of
,     . 1 . Gladstone Local, No." 2314 U.. m, w>
7. of A., and citizens > of Ferr^e' j0"
... hereby, petition the .Attorney Qene.
'■ ;„ ral of the Province.of,British Col-
7* * jiim'ns that trials by Jury be dlscon-
- .. y.tlnued'ih Fernie.  . •   y ;„
'■ , /■• T. UPHILL,v
7     ;',     -  '\ '  " . •    ,Se<iretary.'
.'... The following members,of GVd'stone'
'Local, No. 2314, U.M. "W. ofrA„ have
', .". been.expelled from the organtzatjon
7 ..- for the'offence:  0.-  '   7-'",  '.-.'7 ■" ,    '■>
,      WILLIAM'BARR, senior, Scotch,      7
'"  WILLIAM BARR, Junior,'Scotch*   ''
■• ,   „ HUGH BARR,: Scotch." 7 V - ' ^
■";,'' WM.' BARNETT,' colored.' -   ,     .*<'
T. DRUM WRIGHT, colored'. ,7
' ,' R. HOWARD,'colored.-', J,y '
; '    JOHN VENDO; Italian. ' ,',   .
-   FRANK SPROVIERE,. Italian.5      "  ',
"7 ,   PRANK KARDIMONA.'ltalian .
y \TONY KARDIMONA,,,Itallah..  " ,* '
; 7" 4JOE SCERIA, Italian.   ,.'   ",      v,
,;    ; JOHN JOHN-(known as) ItaHan'
7   LOUISE;CORCIREA, Italian.;,
- '»-PETE ARCURIA,,Italian.,  ' ''•..''--
..   -,..G. MUSTACIO, Italian.'     .'" :    ',
,-';' '' ANGELO "SPINO,'. Italian.  '.''"     ' -
. * WM. POTTER;' English'.     ,,
,;....' In the case.o! Wm.-Barr, se^lor^lt
; -.;. • is'notabl.e.that'hehad "only paid $575
•   -;to the organization, and. during the
. - j ^present strike has received twelve sup.
;,: -, y ^plies^f-proyi'siori"sTvalu¥d*atl^
/"'"'.Vaklng.a'total, of - $114.00 7
■'' y . Irithe"case of'.Hugh Barr,\t'b!iSper.
y -..-.son has.paid!?3.30 to the organizati0Q
.'.-.yCand has received^durlngAh^jreag^
i   . .'"strike" provisions to -the"total ^aiUe J
"..' -?B4.oo.- *y   ■> : * *   7.
./■'y..'    -.°./.", -;;: ^yPHIL^Secy.
- mljnere -
worden^verzoeht weg te" blij:",
ven van Alberta en. Eastern ,
British ' Columbia,'daar   de.,
weriistaklng mog nlet Js op
geheven. y # ."•"...'': .'. „
.♦ ♦
- Passburg. ■"• '* '," , ;
' In' order that the public may see
that., we [ have treated.' John Moxim
fairly would sny that this man has not
pnld any. union dues-for nearly two
years; Yet we gave him supplies just
the same as lfjhe were" In good standing. ' He received $31.00 per month
for , five - months . for himself,
wife, and six children. In spite
of this he went to Vork.and prevailed on others, to work in the-Blairmore Mines,' 7 This same man has
more than once-received blank statements after.working,a full month at
Lille 'mine.
Kindly insert this  ln the Ledger
and oblige, ■"•■-   ;-       '",        ,'
■/'■■   7'"'-i,'   W-s- EVANS,    •
."   ',   7.7    "•'■' "   Sec. Local 1233.
- - Blairmore, Alta.,' Nov. 7, 1911
To the Editor, District Ledger: 1" '
■ Dear Sir,—At^a regular' meeting of
Local 2163 I was Instructed.to forward
to you names of men who' had started
work in Blairmore Mines. The follow
ing are some of the names:- ■
JAMES MAY;"   '.-        '      7 y    -
WALTER, MATHIESON,'    '  /      ,
; WILLIAM TURNER,-'       '.'-,.■
"sam'smidt; V<. ;"'■,:' ,/;
- JOHN JENNINGS,"'     •"■'-•"-'
„.FRANK„ROSSI,'"-,«,, *y. \,.',"     ,',
7JOHNMOREN,y77'  V« •„'   ""  ."',
\  MiKE-.'MbjCEN,", \-. "„';"> :■•;',:. '■ ■"■
''^T_QREEJJ;a7V.-'7'"'-   7-*-..'    '   '
• L'artlcolo • compnirso    sul • ,"L'Era
.Nuova," ', non, estato   Bchltto.neanco
■ idiato dl nessuno del membri ch^ fanno
parte del "Circolo ^Qperaio, "itallano
XX Settembre, M-S/' cosl, duhiariamo
• l'artlcolo falso,  y —.
', ' ,, ; *.,   COSMO Citi'SAFIO, gogi
V .',.. FRANK- SANTONI, -proa ''
Llllo, Alta) Nov, 1st, ion
To tho* Editor, District "'Ledger,
■■; Dear Sir,—At a special meeting, of
o'ur.Local tho mombors passed a resolu
tion as follows:
,     "That wo expel tho following mem
borB from tho U. M. W. bt a, for
' Bcabblngln tho mlnos:
JOHN MOXIM, Slavonian, working
ta Blairmoro;
MIKE MOXIN, Slavonian, working
at Blairmoro. '
S. ONYSCHUK, Slavonian, working
nt Blairmoro,
N. KOSTIUK, Slavonian, working at
P, SINZZANSKI, Slavonian, working
at Blairmoro. ■
ID.   HUGET,   French,   worlt|nK   at
A.   HUGET,   French,   worlting  at
,   FRANCISCO BARISI, Italian, Work.
Ing at Blairmoro,
,  ANGELO BURATO, Italian, working
at Blairmoro.
ANTONIO     MISURACO,     Itallnn
working at Bollovuo. '
working at Bollovuo,
Ing at nollovuo,
PIETUO ani, Italian, working at
,. THOMAS FABLO; '   '. .y7"■","
,-tony asgro; ;\   - . - "■..';•:■: 7
" "There.' are others, whose names will
appear 7shortIy''    y <'''- --' • ,;: x' r.--' .-<•
f ,- '     .>/. ,U;:-'.^0HASEy-7l^
1,   ,      ;   Sec; Blairmore Local 2163
Canmbre, Aita., Nov.'l4,1911
To tho Editor District Ledger:' s   '' ?
Dear Sir,—At the - regular meeting
of bur Local No. 1387,- the members
passed a resolution as follows:- -
"That we expel  -the    following
members from the U. M. W. of A." for
scabbing ln tho local mines: ,'
G. GIAVANEZIO, Italian.    ''      "
." MIKE YIAFORO, Italian.
Yours etc.
soon'as the Mexican situati6h,:the Mo- $50,000,000 OF, BEEF?
roccan situation,. the -political situa
tion.-the Anti-Trust situation, the crop
situation, the railroad situation, or the
weather situation" cleared *iip. a, bit,
-This has been going on",'for, quite
a while, and still they come.- 7 More
than that; our financial friends are becoming quite alarmed, according to
Literary Digest's weekly gathering bf
their opinions. :\'~ ••",•'■■"'-y. * .'*•!"
, "The downward- tendency .in Wall
Street has been too /extensive, says
one,financial writer, to be lightly disposed of as mere 'manipulation' or a
"professional 'rigging* of; the market. ,
,. "The. leading railway stocks, have
suffered losses of from $20 to\$35 a
share,'and every week, and sometimes,
every day, since "■• midsummer, \ have
shown a shrinkage in value. --, The
railroads are' the arteries of trade,
and when they give such plain signs
of distress, it is not strange that many
observers argue that trade all over the
country must be In a bad,way. Tho
war-scaro over Morocco, and the financial panic in Germany are blamed
for last week's decline; but the drop
began long before these events and
the fundamental causes are thought
by many to He deeper than a spell of
fright over a war believed ~ to be remote om Impossible. ..." Many, too,
consider the iron and steel.trade our
basic industry and look at it as a sort
of business barometer; and recent reports from it have.been the reverse
of encouraging., The Iron-Age, for
September 14 presents a picture of the
trade that is anything but bright. -
Not only has the stock market been
on the down grade all' summer, says
Moody's - Magazine (Fin., New York,
September), "but the significant part
of the, present'situation Is that the
market, even after this drop, does not
give the slightest signs of recovery.".
In, other words," it adds;-, "no one
with money, to-buy, thinks apparently
that the bottom has.been reached or
that,the market is anywhere near the
."Early reports ' of 'bumper crops'
have, proved false, and the 'shouters'
who we're predicting a rise' two
months ago are now 'pointing unmistakably toward the morst cataclysm
this coutnry has ever seen.'"
About the only grain of comfort Mr
Moody seems able "to" extract from the
situation ,seems' to be. that it is not
quite so bad'as "that. .Panics only
come after a boom and "we" certainly
have" had" no', boom.4*.- • In ■ fact, there
has not been a recovery from the last
panic., It must be reassuring to know
that-"we"^ are'not in a panic'but are
just_scared,^_j '.''-'    .-   -.
.- This state of affairs is not confined
to the States. -"The view "in London,"
says a cable dispatch to the New York
Journal of Commerce, "Is very gloomy
and , discouraged; and- regards-the
world-wide declines as neither temporary nor fickle."
'.This journal comes rather near the
mark ln .opining that "one cause for
this is the universal revolt of labor
against conditions responsible for high
prices of food, and raiment, and these
conditions show no signs of early betterment."'       '•>
For our part, so far from seeing
any signs of "carly_ betterment," we
see nothing but tho "reverse. Prices
haye.been rising at the rate of about
11 por cent per annum and we ,know
of no agency,-human or divine,,'that
enn stop them rising at about that
Prices Soar While U. S.
-. Magnates
Chase Beef
Eggs ...'...  y....'...12c-14c
Poultry '.' <..'.' I2c-15c
-While the United States government
through more than eight long year's'of,
litigation, has sought to prosecute the
packing trust for." conspiracy in restraint of "trade, • ,ihe retail price of
meat—that paid by the consumer—has
steadily ■ risem -      - ,      "
T"he '■ following   comparisons   were
compiled today by a big retail butcher.
Price'per pound
,'    '   '     - .   1903'    1911
Choice beef cuts ....16c-20c
Steaks  -.'. .16c-18c
Choice cutB*'of pork, ,10c .„
Lamb chops    ...16c
Pork chops .,, 12c
Bacon .." 10c7l9c
Ham I0c-14c"' 24c-28c
Beef liver    "...". 5c     -   10c   "
Veal ''....'.."l8c-to20c   25c-28c
About fifty mlllon dollars' worth of
beef packing house -magnates waited
with apprehensive mien today, when
Uncle Sam's prosecutors strove to, fasten the poor man's Justice on them.
Ten Chicago packers, one of whom
is now in Europo, fought desperately
through their counsel today before
■United States Circuit Judge C.'C. Koh-
lsaat, to sustain the writ of habeas
corpus' "freeing them from - confinement" In the government's cases charging criminal conspiracy in restraint
of trade in violation of the Sherman
anti-trust law,
Special Attorney Sheehan for the
government and United States District
Attorney Wilkerson contended that
the indicted beef barons should'not
have been granted a. writ by reason of
the fact that.the packers surrendered
in the. custody of United States De-,
piity - Marshall Wolf Instead of sur"-
rendering in open' court as required
by federal.practice.
Leyy^ Mayer, of < counsel for the
packers, contended "that- the defense
was not prepared to meet facts of surrender but was willing to proceed
upon any other point against the
packers. '-Wilkerson insisted that the
writ should not have been offered.
'A recess was' taken to give both
sides time to' present their affidavits'.
' Several' of the packers appeared in
court this morning, as did United Sen
ator Luke Lee- of Tennesse, who is
sitting on ,the senatorial bench in the
Lorimer inquiry. ' Senator Lee's, appearance dn court was taken as highly
significant' 1^ view of the. fact that
the beef trust is believed to be the
next combine to'come under the federal probe.        •
Tho social horizon may bo said to
bo either rosy or rod, according to tho
point of vlow. ' At any rnto it boars
<vory promise,of storm. In Canada
Itself no loud complaint Is to bo heard,
and wo may nssumo that causes for
complaint nro not yet sufficient. Tho
"cost of living" is high but doos not
appear to bo quite out of reaoh. Which
moroly signifies that tho country has
not boon properly '"developed." But
It is no great factor In tho social striic-
turo'nt prosont. So "our prosperity,"
whllo exceedingly comfortablo for
"us." is no indication of tho stato of
affairs gonorally, Wo hayo' to go no
furthor than tho United StatoB to ob-
Borvo that,
For a long tlmo wo have boon amua-
od at tho attempts ot various flnnnlcnl
big-wigs (who suroly ought to know),
to "explain tho prosont curious fin.'
niiolal, Bltuntlon,' Wo' noted thnt,
whatever tholr explanations ot tho
prosont thoy woro gonorally optimistic
regarding tho Immodlato future.
Things woro certain to pick up as
DULUTH, Mln.—At a convention In
this city of Minnesota Baptists, a resolution was adopted establishing Che
minimum wage of an unmarried minister at $7,00 per" year, and that of a'
married minister at $900 per year.
While-it1,has been popular In the
past to criticize tho organizations of
labor for establishing wage scales, It
appears that the labor unions havo
imitators. It is to bo hoped that the
Ba'ptlBt Ministers' union will bo successful, ln establishing Its minimum
wage, without friction. The Baptist
Ministers'  union  is  not  confronted
rate right along, let alone give us J?,"1°™/^l1 ^ostlon, as nil of
oarly bottom,.™*,   hv   muhJ   «.JS tho Bttpt,st miniEtors ftro memlW8 «>'
List of Locals District 18
* m Vv
m„I2    , J?*;0' "id P. 0. ADDRESS     ,
SSL         ? J?nu«llt™' »«w Creek, via Plncher
5S0V"° J *urke, Bollovuo, Frank. Alta.
»„"ir'" ?'J'0ha80' Blilrmore, Altn.
r"ZBrty t S*  ^'IWMre, Burmli, Alt* ,
SK£ ^  » \ UyDl0p' Carbondalo, Coleman, Alto.
nTlL:  „ *00le' c»rdlff, Alta.
2221  S;D' 3«»»*u*. Cnnmoro, Alta.
^ttn TW< Qrahnm, Coleman, Alta.
5 S::::::::::-5S5»Kt"
™.« C0"^" *V*nl< nnrlnC!mm, occ, via., Klpp, Alta.
Manh'T^T V   U KV<ln"' Ll,,«' FfM,,f' A,t*
K,1'8" J ' «HlAy. Maple Leaf, ncllcrue, Alta.
Michel ji, Durrall, Michel, It. O.      ,
Monarch Mlno.,.. Hota(* Woodleld, Taber, Alta.
ES^"' 1 KtaMHtPirttar* Alta.
JJSp  *5* I!' "' VMl*r< noJ"" ^"fo^'. UMrldw. Alta
"rf  A' Tattmon, Taber, Alta.
T*Dflr Jl Coopor, Taber, Alta.
oarly bottormont by sending thorn
down again. Tor their' rise Is due to
no human agency but moroly to tho
automatic working out of tlio prosont
system of production, general opinion to tho contrary notwithstanding,
In Vienna a crowd of 300,000 workors .nearly tore down tho parliament
buildings, throw up barricades and
fought tho troops, trying,,to roduco
prices. In Franco tho house-wives
tried wrecking tho stores. In Spain
thoy aro trying wrocklng tho monarchy. In England thoy wont aftor
moro wages to buy'with. In Germany
thoy aro demonstrating.
All that looks, protty good to', us.
Even If tho right nail Is not getting
hit, there Is qulto n noise llko hammering. But It Is no wondor that "tho
view In London is gloomy and discouraged.1' It would bo oven moro so
It It know tha*; tho worBt Is yot to
como nnd that It ennnot bo stopped
"Rising prices" nffoct tho capitalist
ob well aB tho workors. Whoro a
four, flvo or seven por cont Intorost or
dlvldond would rormorly maintain
thorn In "tlio stylo to which thoy had
been accustomed,' It will do so no
longer, bo far ns tho smaller stock*
nnd-bondlioldors aro concerned, Tliey
want moro Interest and dividends or
thoy do not caro ,to Invest. So thoro
la no possibility of paying, moro wages
or of "cutting prlcos" (which thoy
think thoy control-, clso thero would
bo loss dividend whoro mora In r\ocf>«.
«ary If the Investor Is to be attracted.
Ttioro is, thorororo, no prospect of relict for tho workors, wheio It ovon
economically possible, Consequently
thoro Is ovory prospoct of an Intensification of this revolt against conditions. And, blind and misdirected as
his revolt will no. It enn culminate In
nothing hut the overthrow of tho capitalist system. Just an a similar revolt, but a similar causo, culminated
In tho French "Revolution. Wo don't
care how eoon.—Thc Western CUrlon.
doos the getting of theso comparatively small plum-* with wld«> KtUlork,* lit*
volvo risk, but from tlmo to tlmo there
occur heavy breakdowns, tho fitting
of a certain number of pillars bringing
nbout a collapse, owing to the altered
Btraln on, the roof, over an area ef
pi Warn BtlU atandluic. tlwj kmiUuk ot
which such collapse for ever preelu-
(lea.—Sclonco and Art of Mining.
tho.Baptist Ministers' Union. The
men of labor extend their moral sympathy to tho Ministers' Union In its
offort to procure a living wage.
The Paper that gets there
C]f Advertising* that advertises is the.
sort, desired-by", persons' seeking,
publicity, for their wares.
<f Selecting the medium is important—the publication that, reaches
the people — the wage-earners-—
should appeal to the discriminate
purchaser of space,
* *ff Its an easy matter to acquire
space in a paper but its another
point to get adequate returns from
the outlay. V c
. a. i.
OF Advertisements that sell e:oods
Tho nominations for different offices,
for noxt year's oloctlon, which, take
place tho second Tuesday ln December,
are as follows:
PRESIDENT.—W.   B.   Powell,   Cole-
man, present Incumbent. ,
'  J. E. Smith, Fernie.
VI0E.PRE8IDENT.-Clem 8tubbs7No
contest hence elected by aoclama-
Carter,   The like honor has been
bestowed upon the present holder
of thia office.
Owing to tho rotlromont of Chas
darner of Lollibrlflgo, as International
Board Mombor, It Is oxpocted that
thero will bo a vory strongly contested
fight to fill tlio vacancy., Tlio aspirants nro m follows;
Robt, Evans, Frank, Altn,
W. Graham, Coleman,
T. J. Harriet, Michel
J. O. Jones, lllllcrest.
D. McNab, Lothbrldgo, ;	
D. Reet, Fornlo.
J. A. Tupper, Iloumor.
t>uo-Uiitrict Mo. h".
J. W. Gr*y, I'viuiu {«.W*J),
8ub-D!ttrlct No. 2:
Three contestant*—W. Carruthers,
Frnnk; E, Christie, Itollovuc; D.
E. Hyslop, Colomnn,
Two contestants:
L Moore, Lethbridge;
il   E. Brown, Taber
Sub-Dlitrlct No. 4:
W. Less, Dankhead, who was return**! without opposition.
are the ads that change often and
make interesting reading from time,
to time,,giving:facts aiid figures.
tj Any arrangement of type matter
and words in a paper is not advertising. A well" written and neatly
displayed ad is a source of informa-.
tion that will not be easily passed
undiscovered, Discover your business with the use of Printers Ink.
<J Get acquainted with your customers, meet them weekly through
the columns of this, paper, gain thoir
confidence through doing as you
advertise to do and when you do
this you have gone a long way towards being a success.
^ Let the new comers know who
you are and advertise your business.
<f The" District Ledger has the
largest circulation in tho Pass and
should, bo your special medium to
toll your Aveekly story. Just try-
can't toll until you try. ' .
Anyone having any Information concerning Joseph Victor Trottler, who Is
believed to havo worked at miner In
either Alberta or D, C, Is earnestly
requested to communicate samo to
Mtu. ir. TltOTTIEll,
277, Sackvlllo 8U
Toronto, Ont.
Complete Job department
Address all communications to
The Distriet Ledger
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I -1 '     *l,
2 Crow's Nest
The Store of Good Values
Imported Water Biscuits '.   40c'.
Blue Ribbon Tea, per lb ..„„„.,.*■■.«.;.«»»>.>, B5o*
Whethey's Mince Meat,°per pkt ."  10c...
8 lb. Bags Rolled Oats   ,30c.
'; Barrington Hall Coffee, per lb  45c.
«. Corn, Pens and Beans, 5 tins for  T.: 55c'
'  Quaker Oats, 2 pkts for ;... 26c
Cream of Wheat, 2 pkts for 7.  35c.
Fish and Game Pastes in Glass  15c.
1 lb. Pkts Dates  10c.
Table Raisins, 2 lbs. for :  25c.
, 2 oz Essences ..,..:  15c.
i oz. Essences  25c. ■
Baker's Cocoa, ys lb. tins -.. 25c. ■
Toasted Corn Flakes, 3 pkts for   25c
Slicrriff's Jelly Powders, 4 for '. 25c
8 lb. Sacks Table Salt, 4 for '..... 25c.
' 2 lb. Tins Table Syrup :.,.........:  10c:
Toilet Paper, 5 for    25c
Lighthouse Cleanser,.3 for ,  25c
' Pearl Hard Water Soap, 5 for  25c
, 15 Dozen only, Turkish Towels, suitable for'wash-
• ' house or bath towels.    They are, a heavy towel
in dark and light grounds.   Sizes, 22x44.   Sold/.
7   regularly at 70c. pair7    " '    " . •   "
Saturday Special .'.   50c. pair.
; ROLLER TOWELING, SPECIAL ...'*. .10c. Yard.
Roller Toweling,' all pure Linen, in plain, grey and
;•... natural colors.    16 to 18,inches wide.   Regular,
'" , 12%c/and "15 c." per yard." 71 >-'-,    ' ; .
Saturday Special ;...'.. 10c. yard ,    .     ),
Ladies'"Sweater Coats, made'from alt wool5 plain
colors only, Cardinal; Navy, and Grey.    All sizes.
Saturday Special .......... $1.65
WOOL UNDERWEAR !.'..-..,.'. 75c. per garment ^
Ladies'-All Wool Vests or Drawers, in-Natural'or
■-'   White.   'These are sold'regularly at- $1.00 and
j>1.15 per garment.   '    "■ "   "  -■■•'    ■ .",   ..'•'.■•• -.-
",   Specialfper garment .yfy. 75c.    , y...
Overcoats That Appeal To The
More Particular Kinds Of Men
VY7E put no premium on the style of our Over-
™*     coats.   Our prices are based on quality
You pay nothing extra for distinction. It is characteristic of every garment that bears the Fit-Reform
Fit-Reform Overcoats show the best tvpe of tta
prevailing fashions—with fnVmcs nnd tailoring nn-
excelled for appearance and service.
Those who believe that *w>rl clothe nre ?»«?♦« io
every business man, should see the Fit-Reform
Overcoats wc are showing at $18, $20, $22,
$25, $28, $30 and up. 458
The Crow's Nest Trading Co.
thb PiaJTiioT ijid^bk; waais, b. d./ November 25, i»ii
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"7,r'-'~  ";^:'7.-'7 '';7.',    --7.''""'-'-"" ^'i,".,'17 r.y-".. 717.'-'.,'".,_"■' :-7-:"'."-•'""-'"-,' .„".-;.•. ' '-,.-"",* y~ •''-':""'
", The report of >the Chief inspector "of'
Mines in India for the year 1910 gives
particulars relating to the.number of,
persons emnloyeil,. according to which
the average"1 working in and about the
mines regulated "by-the Act was' 144,-
680, of whom* 89,779 worked underground and 54,902 on-the Burface; 91,-
713, of the persons'were adult males,
47J963 adult";females, and 5,004 children under 12 years of age.        7
This Is an increase of 3,970 workers^
or. 2.7 per cent.as compared with the
number of workers in 1909'. This increase was r in the number of those
working in mines „ other than coal
mines, for the persons working in'coal
mines decreased iri number, by 4,006.
There appears tb have been little or
no recovery, as far as mines other
than coal mines are concerned, from
the depressed.conditions set forth in
the last annual report. The district
reports show,, that the mineral Indus-
try of India in 1910 - remained iii a
subdued condition. No extreme shortage of labor was reported from any
district. For working the manganese
mines in the Nagpur district of tho
Central Provinces local labor was not
sufficiently available, and labor had to
be imported at a higher cost.
There was a slight increase in-the
coal.output last year, which was 11,.
387,716 tons, and which, compared
with 11,294,227 tons' raised In 1909, Is
an increase of 0.83 per cent. In 1909
there was a decrease of 7 per cent. ■
Of the'total 10,777,306 tons, or 94.64
per cent.,, was raised in Bengal. This
ratio is practically the same as ln the
previous year. As far as this province is concerned, the" coalfields
which contributed to the increase
were Raniganj and the smaller coalfields, with increases of 4.4 and "0.29
per ,cent. There 'were decreases of
0.65 and .0.33 per cent in„the Jharia
and Girdih coalfields. ■> In the Central Provinces and Asam there have
been decreases of 7.4 and 2.S per
cent., whilst increases of 32.2 and 7.8
por cent have to be recorded from
the,, Punjab and Baluchistan;
In the last Province the percentage
has been arrived \at- without taking
Into account the' output of some small
non-Act-mines .which were , included
in previous reports, but which are
omitted now, and" will be infuture. ■
The increase in the Punjab appears
to be of a temporary character. ..The
coal trade* during the year was still iri
the trough of-the wave, but owing to
the closing "down of unprofitable mine's there .was not such a large accumulation of : stocks i as in the previous
year, and the trade was brought mn'm
Mr. Mick McLean left Tuesday morning for Corbin, where no "has secured
a position as, fire boss. . -.,'■•■.-,-.
, The fesult-of the boxing contest'.'at
Cranbrook, on Wednesday night was
that Macieod was knocked   out   by
Streeter in the first round. ••, .-
West Pi-ingle's Minstrels, who have
a-reputation as artistes for over 30
years will be'at tho Grand Theatre on
.Thursday',\Nov. 30th. Laugh and the'
world laughs'7with you, , Plan at Sud-
daby's.        '
] WANTED^A Girl for general hbiis^
work/'" "Apply, Mrs. j. R. Lawry, Victoria Avenue,, nr." Gemmel-St.' - • '"':--
A "Cow Boy's'Girl", at'the"Fernie
Opera House, Saturday iiight.ri Admifr
si'on 25-c.  -Reserved seats,'" 50c. ■'*''.
Mr.- Mike ^ Conway,, nbw-'located at
Cre'ston, one. of.the old-timers along
the Crow,; was - calling upon - Fernie'
friends during" the "present., week.   '
Commencing'to-morrow night (Saturday) the Ann Phillips Company will
open a three night's engagement at
the Fernie Opera House. The- program will change each night, opening
with that excellent Western' Comedy,
"A Cow Boy's Girl." .Admission 25c.
Reserved Beats,'50c. -
The Anniversary Services of the
Methodist Church will be held next
.Sunday. Special services morning
and evening. The choir has prepared
a splendid musical program to be rendered in connection with' the service.
The Sacrament of;'the Lord's,Supper
will be administered at the close of the
morning eervice.   ,"".  ■
November 27th„Monday,"V the.last
day for payment/(of taxes -at-;th<j. City
Office. A special night session.will
be granted to those unable'to attend
during the day. Rerijember the'day
and the assessment notices you have
received.      ' .,,; ; ■
The Fernie, Dancing Assembly, are
now occupying the Victoria Hall, which
is splendidly equipped for those who
love "the light fantastic," and its
devotees - pay weekly .tribute to the,
Goddess Terpsichore. ' Those desirous of becoming members should make
early application to any of. the committee—p. Macdonaid, M.' Berlgan,
Pete Scott arid'W. Button, who will
give all the Information needed. The
floor'accommodation Is,of the best
and the music provided by the orchestra Is in Itself a guarantee of excellence. , ., -     ,
As a result of the prowess of Messrs
C. Claridge, J. Crockett, and D. Mac-
gregor, a certain portion of'our staff
was busy roasting a, chunk of meat
In-the,"bach" the other .night, while
the mighty Nimrods "although they
took three .bodies.out to the South
Fork,' came"back with" their three bod'-
• Nels Khron,' who' officiates behind
the Lunch Counter at Ingrams Club
Cigar Stores,* ls taking a short journey" to the City bf the Falls (Spokane)'.
We feel sure that his old chum and
companion "Boy" will "greatly regret
his absence,, and be" overjoyed at his
return', and though.?by no moans of a
Byronlc type, ^wlll by his reception
clearly, prove the truth of those old
lines: - ■    ' s
.'Ti's  sweet to  hear  the  watchdog's
honest bark
-y .- .. -"-;   .-"•- •'"   .        - •• y    •"" <   77 ' • .- f •'
Aviation and Motor Gaps for women and girls.v >-
A splendid"assortment in plain- shades-and;in two.
color effects. '. Prices from' .V.7.V.., i«5ehto $i.75J
■&':.>■.; :--■/-■ y y    ;,'-- -yv7 "7/ ■>.">-.'■'>.    -   ,'
Hockey. Caps; good full sizes and iii any required
"color. v'Toques in plain'and fancy/ ;<\v-.;" •" ,,.    ;
,    Prices ti'. /.'....-.'.... .. 77.C:...,'. .35c. to 65c.
Sashes in White, Navy and Red ;'.....:"'!•.-.V.86o "
.ci. r
colors ;,>izes for children,'misses.'and women. 7
Eaitted' Mufflers, Clouds,'Scarfs and Shawls.
The7,very best lines procurable, and in.a good
vai'iety of styles and shades. > -° "•   ■
^ «.^, «u,D uauK. vmn weir mree uoa-      ■ .       "*—
les plus five. ,lWe,"have been.promis-   Bay deeP-mouthed welcome   as'  we
«d to "Be put'wise" to" the particular '     . ■ ; draw near1'home, ..     ■ "
location, but we trust that it is not.   "ris sweet to know, an eye will mark
into'Tine with the change from the abnormal conditions existing in 1908.
The output of„managnese ore was
468,669 tons, as compared with 357,205
tons-in 1909,' making an Increase of
111, .464 tons, or 31.2 per centi the
first to be recorded' since 1907. ,
There was, however, no material
change" in the prospects of the industry. The market continued in a depressed condition,,, and the price per
unit of ore was practically unchanged,
averaging just under nlnepence. Only
the larger.companies havo been able
to contlnuo operations, and there waB
no sign of any pronounced Improvement iri trade during tho year,
Thero were increases ln limestone,
Iron; mogneslte, copper, Jabalpur clay,
galena and graphite and decreases in
salt, slate, wolframite, chromlte, Fuller's earth, tin, Bteatlte, and bauxite.
There Is nothing to call for special
comment as rogards-the present condition of tho trade in any of these
minerals as far as, India ls concerned.
During tho year 1910 lit mlnos regulated by the Indian Minos Act; 1901,
thoro wero 117 fatal accidents; bolng
a docroase of 9 as compared with the
number In 1909, and a docreaso of I
as compared with tho avorago numbor ln the preceding throo years.
Those acoldonla Involved tho loss
of 180 lives. This Is an incroaso of
34 upon tho number, of iloathB in 1903.
Flfty.flvo, liowovor, wero tlio result
of B accidents, leaving 131 to bo accounted for by tho remaining 112.
Tlie death rnto iior thounnnd noraont,
employed waH 1,20, tlio avorago of tho
preceding throo years being 1,03. At
coal mlnos only thoso figures woro
1.52 and 1.12, and at mines other than
coal O.Cfl and 0.77,
At coal mlnos only tlio doath rnto
por million tonB raised was 14.05, tlio
avorago of tlio preceding throo ynarB
liolng 10.98, 27 person b lost tholr
Hvoh by oxploHloiiH of flro-damp; 81
by fnllH of roof and attics; 20 In
Blmftfl; 8 by oxploHlvoa; 0 by Irruption
of wntor; 10 by haulage; o by othor
accidents underground, and 10 on tlio
Biirfaco, Seventy-one por cont of the
statistical accidents occurred In the
Ilongnl coal mlnofl. TJiero Ib a utondy
ndvanco In tho oporatlon of gonflng or
tho ayatcmaUc Rolling of pilars, Thia
lu correct and propur mining, but
specific accidents appertain to It, and
tiiiav atu imuui iiuiuurouA u»uii tliey
ii'OUjd IC i! bj'i'W i/lllMtt Hc.y fan lu
the first working. The- old aytiom,
Rtlll In vojruo to a cortaln oxtmi, con-
Blutcd of making the gntlorloa'nB wldo
and tho plllnrfl n« Bmall aB would JiiBt
*...*»i> but u..'ui^ k%\»»u ^*>ui4'i<; ut — itth
Idea or recovering thoso pillars waa
novor ontortalnod—nnd thero hns boon
a gradual evolution to the bout practice, r-onflned nt present to tho be>t
managed mln««, driving narrow gal-
l«<rloff mid lesvlnir BiibsrftntlrtJ plH.irn.
Tho benefliB to bo derived from this
prnrllr*, whlrh In TW>njir.il Ik ottnisntlnlly
modern, will l>o reapefl In the futuro,
but meanwhile tlie work ot ftottlng
auch pillar* aa hare been formed on
a utnewhat larger scale tban aa dea-
*tib*A, but ttlll on too tm«l a «r«!«
for Ihe arhl^v^m^nf of iho h+*t ro-
rtiiulla, U being attempt*!. N'ot only
«!oea tho (falling of theao comparative-
location, but we trust that it is not
a deer ranch. •' ,The boys report hav-
in had a real good time and rare sport,
and.mentioned-that, they met a.large
contingent of the Elk Lumber Big
Game Clubv (Messrs. Corklin,' Smith,
Anderson and Jenson.) As these gents'
are all dead shots we may reckon on
seeing some of, their kill in the aris:
tocratic quarter*of Fernie. , (Where?
Why the West, of course, of course!) •
"'Oh, let it be soon!" 7       ,'
, . our coming, -   -
And look brighter when ,we come.
■ (P.S.—:We may "say there are others
who will be glad'tosee him back, ourselves inclusive, as his "cackle" would
drive away,the blues even from mis-'
gynistO ,.,-.-.'
The nightly'- entertainments atT/.the
Isis Theatre are keeping up 7 the'excellent ; standard 7 set, ■ the service"' is
splendid .'and: the "increase" in nightly
attendance;clearly. shows ■ appreciation
of this' fact. jjf,_youj£isli_to_sp.end_a.
pleasant hour .drop into the "White
House." .     ~, ,y,.     •, * -   ■■. y
One of the features of,the week has
been the Saxopbpne,,selections by Prof.
Zaccaro, rendered -'in- his,Inimitable
style, and on Wednesday night'the
crowded house.,, insistently clamored
"Encore!" Uo which the leader of
Fernie's famous; band graciously responded.
-7, 77 *; BORN
.. At, Coleman,, Alta., on Wednesday,"
Nov. 22nd, son and heir,to Wm. B.
Powell.. Mother and; child doing,well.
The, nationality of "the father", being
well-known, his actions can. be .better
imagined than described.'' - ..
'.' .-(
ly small pillars with wide galleries involve risk, but from'tlme to tlmo there
occur heavy breakdowns, the getting
of a certain number of pillars bringing
about'a,collapse, owing to tho altered
strain on the roof, over an area of
Pillars Btill standing, tho getting of
which such collapse for ever procht-
deB.—Science and.Art of Mining.
found In such a "display of -"'-,
We have the bast money
can buy of Beef, Pork, Mutton, Voal, Poultry, Buttar,
, Eggs, Fish, "Imperator Hama
and Bacon" Lard, Sausages,
Welhera and Sauer Kraut.
Calgary Cattle Co.
Phone 56
■    "■    - "'- ' .'   : -,",'-'-  r
Mittens and Gloves, short or gauntlet "style: all  §•
Made from good quality.bright.satin with;"de'ep
plaited flounce. Colors: Black, Navy. King Blue,
- Alin Blue, Paddy Green and':evening colors.
Special price ................  ...'..    ;. '.|3.90
If you-are still, needing a Coat don't overlook
bur Special Vienna Tweed at $12.00; a Coat for the
most severe weather. '*"■-.    . ;'
^ Souvenirs of,B.,.C. and Canada; artistic,"designs'
ih beautiful shadings for friends, at a long, distance.
Mailing day is not far off.;." • .; ,'   -,
.«,: fa.<:. '■'<';,<, '-CS*,-.'!n W.1
Grand Theatre Fernie
November 30th
West Pringle's
Mrs, S. Jennings, ■ Proprietress
Rates $1.50 and uj>;
Hot and Cold Wator "
Electrlo Lighted
Steam Heated. ' '
'Phono In every room.
',,,"      Sample Rooma on Main <■
Bualneaa Street.
Meal Tickets, $6.00
8peolal Ratea by the week and
the.month and to Theatrical pap
tlea.  Try; our   '.    ,-\
Special Sunday
Dinner SOc
The f I neat of Wlnei, Lfquore
and Clgara aerved by competent
and obliging.wine olerka.  ,.
A Success for 30 Years
Seatw on Haio at feliuldaby's
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Wo beg to announco that for
tho prosont wo aro romovlng our
•tock from tho Victoria Avonuo
premisos to tho old aland on
Pollatt Avonuo, nnd thoro bopo
to moot all our customers.
By a strict adhorenco to bust*
hom w« triiat tn m«rlt a confirm-
anco of your valuod patronago.
Fire I Fire!
We represent 24 of the strongest Board
Insurance Companies now in existence
For raits and particulars apply
Union Land Company,
Fernie Home Ba!
Tolophono 180
First claft'\Horaea for Sale.
■*•;.■'■,    ..   ii
BuyaHoraea-on Commlslon
George Barton    Phone 78
Here it is, Waiting for U
, HOUSEKEEPER, oxporloncod, mld^
dlo-agod, rollablo, Scotch, flrat-clasB ro-
foroncos,, sooks, situation with minors/
Dlstanco from rail no objootlon. Apply, MIbb Bortram, Y. W. O. A., 12th
Avonuo, Calgary, Alta. 12-3tp "
TAXIDERMY—For  flrst-closB  taxi-'
dcrray work, mounting anything from ti
Biiako to an olopha,nt. call or wrlto, 0,
Rodeo, P. O. Box 0, WoRt Fornlo'
POR SALE-i-At a bargain; a brand
now lilcyclo; English mako. novor
rodo on. Apply, Wm. Barton, Pollatt
Avonuo", o-t.t
FOR SALE—Subjoot lo short loawj,
Houso and Lot cornor lllvorbnnk Avo,
and Prior Stroot. Apply to h. P. Hclt.1
podlgroo Alrdalo Ditch. Any Infor-
matlon loading to tho rocovory of
Bnmo -will bo opproclatod by W. Par-
noil, Wost Fornlo.
L. E. McDonald
Cipresa and Delivery Waaons ■
WANTED position as Housokoopor
to working man or gonoral bousa
work.    Apply, Miss 8haw, Box, 270.
,,   ., 13«2tD
A SNAP.—I will soil my otolit-room-
ua modom houso on Lot 8, Block 88,
Macphorson Avonuo, for $1,950; |H60
cash And tho balance In 12 months.
This houso is on a doublo lot and has
oloctrlo light, bath, otc. Apply. F.
MDot, Box im, City Heights, Vancouver, I». C. 12-tf.
W. Parnoll, Fornlo, B.O.
Wo hnvo pormanont positions tor
one or more lady representatives In
onch city and townnWp In W*>«torn
Canada. „W« can offer very attractive terms to those who qualify and are
willing to devote four to aix hours
dally to our work. Clergymen, school
teachers and those havMt; tare* per-
aonal acquaintance who ran Aovot*
Jrrare Um^ will Lo amply repaid for
their services, Address Immediately,
Box 851. Winnipeg. h-h.
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