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THE;DISTRIOT,LEDGER, FERNIE,  B.C, AUGUST 26,  1911.
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CITY COUNCIL
HftVEAlRY
^trjke tax Rjite for This
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..7, Last night (Thursday), a .very inter-
' v esting session wasjield at the, Council
Chambers "with" ,every' Member  pre-
„'„ sent witirthe* exception of ;Jobn Pod-
bielanclk."' ' "      ,7', 7.,'..   "■*>"       '-. -
After the" minutes', had"been read
i. ^    '-and passed the report of the Fire Chief
- was.received, read'and filed.*''-.Appli-
7, V-cation from*.Fire.'Chief McDougall for
- . two week's-, vacation was ' referred to
.  7 the F.'.W. L;' committee, a The;chief
'" V^Jb'anxious"to.attend the,convention of
> "\rt; ^,the f ire. chiefs "of|Vbe province at the
"    ^'vPacific,\cbast';,whichv't^kes/, place \ln
■fi^'V /Vancouver September H-l'4.-'■'".'■ ";C■" ■ '
: ,-',v>. Harry,Cliff-<waVrgranted' ?5 "extra
"jVY^'for"the"'monttis of Juryand'Auguston
''VV'j,--  Jj,   »•/.,  'O   .-•";'     - .    '" •       -     .  '      "..
■/ . v-''th'e^ recommendation ^ of/Chief- Ham-
/ «omo'nd,'- owing' to weextra- work' he has
,   done during .the?two.months^im ques-
, tlon"'upon the'boilers?--   '!--,,;.'
''   .. ■'  Engineer .Batemans'.'request for. an
increase'- in * salary \ was' turned;- over
to' the p!" W,' 'L Commlttee/for atton-
-,   «-tion. ,'"..,-'"  ,'   -;" *'.''   -:''>""        •    ^
"-   Mayor Bleasdell repprled the result
;       'Of bis Interview with Mr, O.hi Boyn-
ton regarding, the timber in and around
'   Fairy Creek,lwhich belongs to the Elk
■" Lumber Co.., -. It twas. dqclded. thnt for
,/,the .present further, cutting should bo
-suspended.'''   Mr Boynton expressed
\     ,'willingness to mako ft'trade for land
, which' is; included,Jii, the City Park
•area In return for the timber belong-
.' "' '   lng to the company'' at palry Creek.
Tills  was not permlsalbje, the Mayor
.  _,     oxplnlned to him In consequonce of the
conditions with the Coal Co,   An of'
fer was made that tbo city should pur-
1 '      chase   the timber on a IohIb of $2,50
'   '     a thousand feet, and- thai,,a cruiser
/    \ dotermlno tho' quantity.    This matlor
■  ' is nt prosent under consideration, and
the Mayor remarked that if the tim
ber would "no^ Involve an expenditure
'of' over $2,000," that' in his "opinion It
would be, an excellent plan to spend
the money and thus retain one of the
most' beautiful spots' for- the benefit
of the citizens."   , ,\    f „V «'",   ,     0 -
Accounts received and ordered paid.
V A long', discussion '■ ensued regarding
fire' insurance, 'l>ut- there was' nothing
of.moment'developed.*," , *-  .„   ,■
Insurance ofr$l,500 was ordered put
.on"the Laundry building.' \ ,;       .•,-
"By-law 114; rate by-law, ^was'given
three readings/;- Rate 20 mills and discounts ,wiil' be 'allowed up to the 27th
of November:"1,'-     '-I .'   ■ j- -
', .Then, took • place a very, spirited
discussion regarding the resolutions
sent Jrom .the Board of Trade-and
compliments of a lefthanded character * were' 'indulged in,by the several
members pf- the: Council," ".Alderman
3'olniyre dilated' at\some length upon
ancient' history connected with civic
doings 'in . which, L. 'P. "-Eckstein was
one of the leading liglits, but'that'his
zeai,for the public,'weal"at that time
was'of,a far xnore--expensive quality
than his'criticisms,would-lead one to
suppose, from those £ who accept his
arguments as one in whom disinroresi-
edness was actuating. ^
i- The.Mayor,indulged in*.some sarca-
tic'pleasantry, touching the statements
made by,. Chairman Barclay of., the
„■ Boai-d of Tradej and his conceptions of
the'.value of services rendered, for the
remuneration paid -'by -'the city." *-, "■>
The telephone rates5; were''. touched
uponV a^d after .some' talk .on the sub-
jectVit ,was: decided, to-take/up ,the
ALBERTA     GAME     REGULATIONS
We have .received a posfer from
Benj. Lawton;" Chief c" Game Warden
of Alberta, containing a HsP of all the
wardens In the province.    ,.    - ' > s ';
For the ■ Rocky Mountain1 Division
.there tare: .   - .■•-■," >','"
, Banff-fD.. McDougall, R, Robertson',
H. E. Slbb'aid and J. Hogarth; Exshaw
J-A. M." Baptie; • Peliisko-JT. P. E.
Francis. ,,.* There are no names" given
of any„guardian, but as the RNWMP
can supplyjlcenses, expect that it is to
them 'that 'our friends in Coleman,
Blairmore and the district contiguous
to Frank will have to make application. ■„,,',''''       %
.' .,     '/' INSTRUCTIONS
,   Don't go  hunting  without your, licenses.- ' - -
..Every-person requires a license before hunting big game.-'
Residents of cities, towns and villages
require, a license.before hunting any
game bird (including geese).
'' Licenses may be obtained from the
Department of Agriculture, Edmonton,
R.N.W.MiP."
HOW THE  POOR  LIVE
"matteT^-with'tMr^B^ttlfTof'TFe/Koote-
nay j Telephone 'Xiof\ ," "'-"'-,'V \. ,"
^The/explanation of"tne^,dearth of.
light on'the-streets-was attributed to
difficulties hf power house", jvhich have
howbeen adjusted,, and'since Wednesday 'the' illumination - has - been-' forthcoming.. , This knowledge could have
been, ascertained by those 'moredesir-
ous of finding out than criticising, ■ If
they had .asked any of the aldermen
or,the employee's^ of the power house.
Alderman Wallace stated' that Jt
was not practicable to reduce tfce light
arid water rateSi because of its effect
upon the property holders.
-Some remarkable speeches-were delivered, the other day at a meeting at
Caxton Hall, Westm'inster.London.Eng.
to(coiisi(ler the proposition of sweated
workers under the provisions of" the
National' Insurance Bill. .- "It isn't
living! it's" existing"," said'Mrs. Lo'win,
referring,"to the^sfate of many of her
fellow, workers. ;-• "Such., ,a    woman
GOODEVE HAS
FIRED FIRST
SHOT
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Conservatives Open The
Campaign in Fernie
■ Riding Tuesday  *
.. The Miners Union Hall' was crpwded
to its utmost Capacity with citizens
of Fe'rnie on Tuesday night when Mayor Bleasdell, the ' chairman of' the
meeting- arose' to address the gathering. , During ,th'e' course of his remarks he,was,asked from the audience
if discussion would be allowed as now
was' the „ time Uou. ask questions from
one^who'was the* representative of
the, constituency^ at Ottawa. In reply
the' chairman" promised that there
would be every .'opportunity given to
ask questions;--'although not' to enter
into'a'lengthy^discussion as that might
be-come interminable. -
.   Mr. _G._ H. "Thompson, of Cranbrook,
with a rhetorical peroration but scarce
ly was the last word uttered when, as
If by preconcerted understanding,
those on the platfo'rm rose to their
feet with military precision, thus completely shutting out.the possibility of
the promises'made by Thompson, the
chalrrnan and the member' from asking the questions that no doubt would
have been' quiet numerous. - These
questions were' dealing with the attitude of certain members of Mr. Good-
eve's party when'the existing strike
was a subject for discussion in , the
house lat Ottawa, and also, we understand some of , the ' Liberal voters
would have liked to interrogate*
v Tihose on the platform besides the
gentlemen'mentioned were A. McDougall, R. Dudley, Al Rizzuto, P. Caro-
sella, E. F. Ambrey, Fred Roo (Elko),
Dr. H. Anderson, R. Reading and others -  -   ■ *      ■
Evidently the desire to avoid questions -was so great that even the stereo
typed conclusion" bf such gatherings
the 'singing1 of the National Anthem
was 'omitted.. ' (    , '
,' (Perhaps' the failure to sing "God
Save the King"' may have been because of the fear' that it had reference
to the Liberal candidate)
OHJ   YOU-8PORTSMAN!
- Sportsmen are informed that this
year of 1911 Grouse aro not to be' shot,
and it Is to bo hoped that tho, law will
bo strictly adhered to.
There Is No Open 8eason for Grouse
this year. ''.■,,
Get roady for September 1st, but
don't make a .mistake and take any
birds before' next Thursday, Be a
true sport and not, a Game Hog, and
remember that there nro others who
like D«ok soup.     (Yob!)
spends.;the,, terribly large amount of
l^d.'on her dinner—a %d. for bread
and -a* Id. for cheese—and goes home
to a-bread and butter tea, with no
dinner,to follow!,' On Friday—pay-day
r^-she generally'goes without her midday meal altogether."' How.-she'asSfed'
could these women pay the 3d. a week
demanded "of them by the Insurance
Bill? ,u They could only do it by going
without a mid-day meal on three days
a -\yeek instead of one, as at, present,
Mr. W. Pember Reeves declared'that
the - children of many poor working
men did not know what milk was like
for they had never tasted it, ndding,
"If you give them a drink of pure milk
it makes them sick,.'
Mr. Philip Snowden was of opinion
that the State should bear the whole
burden, of Insuring swooted workers.
■There* were more thnn^ two million
British families, he snld, with an income of less than £1 a week and five
mouths to feed.    To force these faml-
• \' GOODEVE AT. MICHEL -
Monday, night, Aug. 21st, saw the first
gun:fired'In Ihis the greatest of all
political';, campaigns,, (so ' said Mr.
Thompson,, lawyer^ of Cranbrook)'at
the.meeting held by the Conservative
Party in the interest of their, candidate
JOHN BARRETT, NOT BURRETT
The Nelson News of the 23rd criticises the "speech of John Barrett, whom
it incorrectly calls John Burritt, be^
cause, he understakes to' combat the
idea of annexation and yet seems perfectly willing to accept the dicta of
men of,the stamp of Champ Clark,
Senator- Price, et al, simply because
it suits their purpose.
John Barrett is director of the Pan-
American Union, a body formed of the
Spanish-speaking republics, and asso-
dated with .the U. S. headquarters in
Washington, D. C. ' \  *'-'■   )-
Although the .News deprecates the
action of the aforesaid'gentleman, it
may be of interest to know that he
was Minister Plenipotentiary to;'Slam'
during Grover Cleveland^ administration, and so .ably were the duties of
office performed'that/, despite the usual policy pursued- when a cnange of
government Is'effected in the' U. S.',
he was" retained during' McKinley's
term,, and so thoroughly-did he understand the many intricacies.of the,oriental question both in ?hls capacity, as
the accredited representative of Uncle
Sam, and later in that, of his chosen
profession of' newspaper - man, ~ that
when passing through,' Grea --tBrltain,
and his presence becoming known-to
the government authorities, he was requested to address the ipe'mbers of(the
House  of Commonsv-on>-the.Eastern
was then introduced and after paying
compliments to the Liberal nomniee
as to his'personality, .stated that in
his speech at'Nelson he had said that
the fight' would be on "Reciprocity"
alone,-'; evidently because , of -his
(King's)".desire to'avoid discussion of
the.' record "of the party in power, at
Ottawa. This done he launched into'
a description of the Chinese,, scandal
at the coast,, which after an Investigation resulted in the capture of two
Chinese,' but. these had been conveniently ■ allowed to' escape, Insinuating
that there was a very, good reason!
therefor, inasmuch as they might have
knowledge that would Involve those
higher up,
■ (Ed.—Perhaps these two Chinamen
were-laundrymen and'did not feel capable to handle tho contract of washing "dirty linen," preferring,to delegate the job to politicians)'
Ho, corroborated the statement made
by the chairman that questions would
for-this-ridingr-SIrrTAT-St-GooueveT^-
lies to, contrlbuto their threeponco or be answered,
All Quiet on
The Potomac
Mnny and vnrled aro tho rumors In
clroulaUon during tlio past woolc, but
at tlio time of writing* Bnonklnff locally,
there Is no porcoptllilo chango, novor«
tliolOHH thoi'o In nn InOoRCrlhlo Tool-
Iiik that tho aotlon of tho Provincial
authorities In bo rondlly complying
with tho request to furnlnh extra police
men wouhf iironnKO that In principle If
not In fact, tho sontlmontB of tho Conservative member of Leeds, Ont„ aro
oohood by tho Biipportors of thin-bimbo
party In British Columbia.
Everything 1h m flulot an poHslblo,
both 1ft Coal Creole nnd Pernio, and
about tho only ovldonco'of Ufo Is thnt
'of, tho train going up to Coaal Creole
la an nltraollon for Quite' a number
of tho 'minora In tl»o oarly morning.
'i(iuiu mo no uiiuiuu'iui incii worn-
Ins al Jlwwcr. MJrtu-J aim j'WaiJjw
in tho samo old way. At Corbln thero
nro men working, iomo of them, but
very fow, have shown tho coward spirit
(h«o Corbln noted for furthnr purtlcu-
fourponce was not State charity, but
State robbery.
On the motion of Lord Henry Ben-
tlnck, M. P., the following resolution
was carried unanimously:
"This mooting, believing that In tho
caso of workers, whoso wagoB fall
bolow a fair subsistence level thero Is
no margin which permits oven n penny
premium, urges that thoro should bo
no deduction in respect of licmoflta conferred upon such workers by,tho National Insuranco Bill."—Roynolds'.
BEAVER CREEK
i.ii    ,i     0i-i  ,     ..I,,
being mndo to get other* to go In
, thoro. ThoM latter nro Informod, In
Spokane, thnt tho Corbln mlnoU not
In tho district known nn District It.
It would ho a good Plnn to rind out
how the Alien Law It evaded, but tfc«n
thli la moroly a detail. Thoro will
not ho any oxtra police «»nl to tho
port of entry to i«e thnt the I^iw It
not broken by tho conl oporatorg, *1-
though roady aoau|«#onoe la given to
thoro when th«r claim protection. Wo
roallio that 9t la difficult to prove that
tho mlsroproaontntloiiB of thoso Interested and have not gono to work upon
learning the true stato nf affairs, but
tlioy do not wish to bo held as witness
ob and profor to travel onto other
nloons In Hoarcli of work,
That all men nro equal before tho
law 1b tlio voi'loflt humbug, and Rhouhl
bo palont to ovory Individual that will
auk lilmsolf (IiIh qtioHtlon Why Is
thoro not the enmo anxiety to onforco
tho Allen Labor Law n» thoro Is to
protect tho ancrod rights of proiwrty?
llecauBO tho Alion Labon Law Is ob-
tonalhly for tho proloctlon (7) of tho
working class and exceedingly usofitl
at oloctlon times for catching their
voles, bm, (o expect tho Government
to follow up tho atatutos by acto whoro
die worxera nro in queation would,
u! v\)«it>a, (in "CL>* I^t,ihUiiijii," dot
so, of course, when tho corporation
who niny he contemplating ft breach
of ponco noed tho aid of tho Government fwcos to flld them In their la
At Coleman thoro Is tho samo qulot*
noaa as hna boon notlronblo since tho
beginning of tho itmgglo, and so far
not only has thoro boon no break In tho
ranka, but It has not boon poaalblo
for tho company to get nn ntenm.
At nialrmoro wo havo not bei^d of
anything Mng f\nnn In th«» way of
getting out coal, although rumors Ti&vii
boon circulated of » dlfforeht tenor.
Ullo.ls not doing/anything at all,
and In fact this la practically the case
at every one of tho camp* In that local
A very enthusiastic meeting was
held horo on August 10th In connection with tho candidature of Dr. War-
nock, Liberal candidate for tho division. Mr,, J. LonRhrnn wan elected to
proBlild, and amongHt tho BiKialcers on
tho plntfoVm was tho cnndldnlo, Mr.
A.- V. Mont, J.P., Plnchor Crook, Mr,
IIoikIci'hoii, Secretary Fnrmoi'H' Amo
elation, and odiers,
After a very convincing speoch by
tlio candldnto, In which ho proved to
tho satisfaction of tho atullonco thai
Reciprocity would bo honcflclal to the
coal mining, farming and other Industries, especially of Wostorn Canada,
II, wan unanimously ngrced to support
tho cnndldaturo of Dr,, Warnoclc.
McHBt's Mont and Henderson then addressed tho mooting on the noreqwllv
of organization, and after omo discus-
The next si>eakor ,wos tho member
and present candidate, for ro-oloctlon,
Mr, A. S, Goodovo, who wont Into considerable detail regarding legislation
that had been Introduced during tho
time that tho house was in session.
Called attontlon to tho bill of Alphonso
Vervlllo of Malsonneuvo, Tho father
of this bill, although- called a Labor
mombor was always found on tlio Liberal benches,1 and It would seem from
tho way that this pet bill of his was
brought up from' time to tlmo that Its
prime purpose was to mako political
capital out of it.,, Ho explained why
he took exceptions to tlio tactics employed by tho government In firm
sending out n copy of tho bill nt Kb
first reading and then later on by
aniondinont, which the Minister of Ln<
bar was responsible for, It was omnsciu
lated bo badly that. Its offoct wan practically stultified,
Allusion wan mndo to I lie action of
the Minister of Labor In the trcnt
incut of tho report of tho Conciliation
r.onrd, to the Lomloux Act which was
inndo to furnlnh oxcollont political caul
tnl by clnltnlng Hint practically nil
trouh'op I hat were Invest Ignt oil were
ai'tik'ri through lit' Instrumentality, according to tho niMt-monls mala by
MlnlHtor King and his followers
Tho next  b'.i1.;cc', of his dU»)i.r,ne
wa>i the Tleclpifclt) pact whhh    ho
clnlmwl would wnrV *o fhn »!«tvfTnon*
,'The'speakers "were, Mr. Thompson,-
(the.lawyer above alluded to)j and
Mr. '• A.  S   Goodeve,. the present representative'of .the Kootenay Riding.
If all the guns of accusation and self;
praises,.-that  presumably  are to  be
fired during this campaign by the Cbn
servatlve Party have as little effect as
they apparently had on the-1 audience
In the Michel Opera House, at this
meeting, the.big American capitalists
are liable' to' make an easy win In
this'their fight with the Bmaller, Canadian capitalists.     Mr. Thompson', was
the first speaker, and In u smirking, so
much-better-than-thou stylo   made   a
weak attempt to show up the ghastly
cesspool of governmental   graft   that
has accumulated since the last Dominion oloctlon,    Tno speaker was tire-
iwmo and sickening to listen to, se-
voral tln'OB- attempting to bo humor-
o.is, rind succeeding only when he emphatically aesoitod, as ho did more
than  once,  that tho self-complacent
and smug Conservatives wore not, ml*
od up In those grafts, and, "of course,
handled nono of tho proceeds.    Mr. \.
S. Goodovo followed In on address full
of self praise, as to the way ho had
fought for tho Interest of tlio working
men of tho Kootenays and incidentally
the whole of Canada ,nnd what dire
resullH the "rod herring" (pardon, mo,
the Reciprocity pact) will havo on tho
workers if such should becomo law.
Tlio, address  wiib full  of the usual
buncom given by old portypolltlcjans
winding up with tho old chostnut of
un appeal to tho loyally and patriot-
Ism  of tho British   subject  to  tho
old Union Jack.    "My country, 'tis of
thoo, bwooL land of Liberty" (!)   The
response was very t,nmo, nono but tlio
Hinreh-neckod wngo rIiiwb and a few
hnosio-llclcprs, ..answered  tho  call  for
throe cheers for tho kliifj',    Tl Is need-
Iobs to say that thoro woh lots of free
boor and smokes to bo had at Tom
Crnhnn'fl. bnr, frnm the tlmo of tho
arrival of Hie Conservative sycophants
till closing tlmo, midnight,    it is also
noedloss to say that their well laid
plan tn suppress I he over Inqiilsltlvn
members of tho nudlonco was entirely
HiK'cefiHfnl, nn no time was allowed mr
questions.     Mr. floodovo and his sup-
portci'N had to tnko to llio (nil timbers
uinlil the hooting and Jeering of the
crowd nutRldo tho hull at the close'of
tlio meeting,     The situation bocom-
-qne^tlbTr^vhrat^vTTr, op'portuhe to, re7
mark, J;here were no slurs cast upon his
integrity, but on the, contrary 'his
statesman like utterances' were appre-,
elated and,- applauded, regardless of
political shade. ,      '        '    V-v
FERNIE BAND
GRAB FIRST
PRIZE
1 '_1_JL__ * i    ,' t
Competition at Lethliridge
Fair Keen But Fernie
Win Handily  '.:•
The Fernie Band came back _this
morning and' were the  recipients  of
congratulations on all- sides;     After
serenading.in front of the City Hall
and listing words of praise from-the-'
city, fathers, they marched to the Coal
Companys office, where they were addressed   by.  Manager, W,- R.   Wilson
briefly, and also promised a very sensible donation to their exchequer.   From
the latter point they wended their way -
up  Victoria  Avenue  and then  came,
down again,.with a-slight halt near the ;
Imperial Bank.     ,, -      '     ,      ■ - -
The "success of thljT"aggregation of"
DAVIS—DENISON
,, On Wednesday evening at the home
of the brides' parents a very pretty
wedding was' solemnised,',-when ' the
Rev. Hugh Grant united in the bpnds
of holy wedlock Jessie, the second
daughter of Colonel F. C. Dennlson,
the .U. 8. Consul. In Fernie,' to F, L
DavlB formerly of Columbus, Ohio, but.
latterly associated with contractor J
J Wood.
' Tho wedding was. strictly private,
relatives and lmmedlato friendb alone
witnessing tho ceremony.
Thero were great doings In West
Pernio last' night (Thursday) and although wo aro not ablo to obtain
any particulars, wo bollovo a very
onjoyablo tlmo was-spent by several
young people. Wo did not, howovor,
receive an Invitation, ■ but things aro
reported as bolng "rosy,"
musicians has'-been quite a stimulus," '
fand likewise is a most encouraging
boost for Pernio, as a musical,centre,   ■>
Which it is to-be hoped 'that the' citl- '
aeW will not fail to appreciate com-" ,
•;'•♦, »-<v"V-" : -''•<     -.)   ;1!."' 'l.*   J--      '      •--    ■'
mensurately. , To compete-, with so
many different bands and carry off the
laurels is a great achievement In itself, and' then the monetary benefit is
by no means a mljipr quantity.
On Friday a telegraphic message
■wos received'from Lethbrldge a'nnounc
lng tho pleasing fact that' tho Fernie
Band had captured the first prize'
($3G0) and every one was talking
about It during the day delighted with -,
tlio fact. ' ,
Tho members of the Fernie Club, ns
an evidence of their gratification, sent;
a telegram of congratulation to tho
director; who Is certainly entitled to
a largo moasuro of pratso for the conscientious efforts ho has exerted, to
raise tho band to tho standard of ex- - .
collonce that has-achieved the distinction of: surpassing all competitors,
Mr and Mrs. N. McKolIor, of Tabor,
aro In town vlBltlng frlonds,
Call off Special
Police at Once
At-tho meeting hold   In tlio Grand|.TaH.  Walters,  nnd   Mr.   P.  Ilenrelly
„ „ .,....-        ii"K MiiiHJwniu vntical until tho party
of Cimnin n*i a whole nlthouRh lofol,, ,    , i,.,i, ,P ,,-„ /.,..    -   . ._
stou it was resolved to form a branch might ho some local advantages t<h
Theatre on Thursday nddroHBes were
given by J, O, Walters, of the 11. C.
Federation of Labor, on "Orgaiily.nlIon,'
and ns a result nf Ills HUggoHlloiiH It
was decided to Bond two delegates
from (lladRlono Local, U,' M. W, of A.
one to bo sent from Coal Creole section and tho oilier from Fornlo, 1),
Rem 1h tho niipoluleo from the litttcr
jilace, but tho one from the formo'r has
not >et liccn eleclcil,
After Mr. Wntlers had conclude.],
then enmo bjioocIioh by oIIhth, the
most Interesting ono being on Rnclprn-
clj't by Mr. Peter Ifonrotly, of Db1-
trlcf 10, with licfulqimrtcrs nl Sent-
tlo, .WorIi.    This gontlemau oxplnlned
for their able nddrnsHes and also men-
siigo of apiircclntlon to niRlrlct JO for
tlio very practical manner In which thoy
had evidenced their dulorinluntloii to
aid District is In lho presoiit struggle.
FERNIE CITV BAND
On Sunday Inst nn opcu-nlr concert
wiik \wm\u In Vlcioiiii Avciiin', but the
riiln IiiIi'o-Jiic.hI lui-ir. ultliout ah much
us '"By your leavo' with the effect of
c-otupi'lling lirtf iniimcliiiis In seek cover ncnth it frlfiidly iiwiiIiik. The first
tiiun played under ennvau wns ro<
niiirknblo for notes, that, prrliaps, the
cliihc proximity to a lmiiKIng (nstltu-
Iloii iolepliiitlcnlly dlHcnunlcd, or maybe itoiisoqiicnt, npon many of the play.''
to be known as tho Bearer Crook mined, but by no moans of any 1m-
Mines Liberal Association. portanco as compared with tho wholo
Mr. Simon McDonald was olootodjof the Dominion.    In asking: What
chnJnnnn, Mr. Longhran, vleo, and Mr i did Mr. Tuft «ov7   ^A volco from the
when ponco reigned supreme amid (lie
bonyo.
eAnD3 OF THANK8
  —• ■•"- i-.<.».w.,i i»,..„h „<, uuu.i-ifl in-iiiK iiiiiifis ami the wagc-Bcalo
hr-tml n speech iV-»Ur.i' '-Itli the e-lf -   j,/.i \.ulnt, U».. t»i,i(,»j.<u-.<, uccmiiK'
(Ion of tho pact to be madn between
tho U. 8. and Canada, hut that ho had
a mission to perform thnt could likewise bo regarded a« Itoclpraclty, and
>ihwtiH Bccrt'tfiry. A wrong working
committee was also elected'and votes
of thanks brought tho meeting to a
close, '
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ihb Allen Labor Law la l^elng violated Ity. except that there aro a f«*w Indlvl-
bnt nny man can too through a mill- duals who have boon cajoled Into going
alone with a fcolo In If. Mort havo to work «t Pnsshurg, bnt thoy aro not
bean found that h*vo coma over on likely lo remain very long.
MAKINO DIVIDENDS
Charles Webster, of Ladysmlth, who
wft« In the valley before coal was UU-
covered here, and Sam Williams of
Pernio. PIneher Croek, etc., aro helping mako tho gypsnm mino pay dividends, flam says this In the first tlnv)
ho «rer va* an' T^jrrdlsn miner, TlJf
jOTMflM mfnv» M n "aan-'iM anou,"
all the employees belonging to tho
United   Mine Workers   or   Western
body of tho hall — "God knows I")
But this Is not tho speech that was
referred lo, but the ono when Prosl-
dont or tho U. 8. had alluded to tho
purling of tho ways between Canada
and tho mother, and Infcrontlally, of
course, to (he clowf relations thnt
must of necessity grow, dp between
lU U.S. until Cuuuda, out of this trade
apu*rncmt. Tho offoct that tho rovIs-
tit tariff would bavo upon «al and
coke was also tonch*t npon, and that
wh'le It might oitund slightly tho mar
Juts tor the local product that
Mr and Mrs "Paddy" Hughes wish
to toko thin opportunity of thanking
the many frlonds and neighbors for
tho kindly ovldoncos of sympathy
shown In their recent and bercAvo-
ment e,m<wvl by the lo" of fhelr Imby
boy, Thomas Patrick.
V. T. Congdon, K.C., member In tho
ln«t Dominion House for Yukon, will
be In town next Tuesday and sp*nk on
Reciprocity, also, of course, strongly
nin-ii • »
a cheque for !?r>,000 which tho miners
of District 10 on tho U. 8. side or
tho Imaginary lloundnry lino had entrusted him to bring over to their
Canadian brothcrn, and ho added they
aro with you In this fight to the finish,
realizing that they must show that
reciprocity that tho politicians delight
to talk about Is a reality when the
Interests oi their fellow workers nro
at stake.
A resolution was unanimously passed condemning tho action of tho Attorney fleneral'a Department In furnish-
(lj advocate that J. If. King ho returned
wui'M no' h<) of any beucfll to ita)** luvutUr tot UtU utuaUUM-m-y. '1 Muling additional polico for this district,
vorklngmen.     After dilating further li the gentleman who waj in tho Yu-|and demanding their withdrawn!   at
upon various Uema from tho aspect cf ikon during tho Jovial dsyn of W. W It. on<v,
Federation of Minors.—Merritt Herald, of the Conservative side he wound npJM'Inncr. now elevated to a Jwlgfthip.j   Votes of thanks were given to Mr.
eil for certain vujkuIok notk'enhlc, yet
as they were not playing for a living,
but /or tho delccallori of the by.
standcrn, wo must not bo too critical.
\U\H1    llil.I    IjW-II    ills.
posed of there was a marked Impiovc*
ment. Tho cornet solo was exceedingly well rondorod nml tho tempo per
feet, which was well sustained through
out tho entlro programme. Wo hope
thnt before (his go*»« to pre** thnt w/>
may bo ablo to report that tho heart
of Prof. Zflcrnrn hnn Won delighted
by winning first place at Lolhbrldge
n&nd Contest.
Wo have been Informed that thoro
will bo another Conservative mating
held here about tho lnth, wh*n f^ f.<?
expected that in addition to tho candidate (Mr. A. 8. ntadovo), Premier
MclirUlc and Minister W. It. Koss will
b« In attendance. j \'.~.
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THE DISTRipT LEDGER, FERNIE,   B. 0:; AUGUST  26, 1911.
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There was a very large congregation
at. the Porth , Primitive .Methodist
Church last Sunday evening, when Mr.
Tom Smith,' the most prominent-ahd
powerful of the local' miners! leaders
1 in the protracted Cambrian struggle,'
■ was the preacher. ^ Mr. Smith's name
has for" /somermontiis0been in every
mouth in the Rbondda on "account of
his famous literary duel with Mr. D. A.
Thomas, and it was with a' great deal
of expectancy that the crowd waited
for his debut at Porth as a preacher.
Mr. Morton having, conducted the preliminaries.
Mr. Tom Smith announced as his
text Matt. 25, and the latter portion of
' the verses 40 and 45. •   Having read
"Inasmuch as ye did It unto the least
of these my'little ones, ye did it unto
me," and  the negative  rendering- in
the latter verse, he said he wanted
them to pause in reading those words.
When Christ   spoke   everything,, he
said, must be weighed.    "There .wa3
such a thing as talking-and  saying
nothing, but this indictment could not
be laid against Christ.     It was "inasmuch as you" not the man next 'door
, to you. ;' The logician divided all ac-
tions.   .'It was either "do,or not do."
Christ put it: ".Inasmuch as "you have
done' or: you, have not done.   'Christ
was also definite.-... He singled out.   It
■was not "Inasmuch as ye'haye,done it
to the, people," but "inasmuch as ye
have,done it unto one of the least."
They had heard of the bottom dog,
the simpleton, the half-witted one, the
poor miserable creature from' whom
they turned aside their skirts on the
streets   for   fear   of,,contamination.
These were the people whom Christ
identified himself with.     He wanted
them to notice, because he wanted, if
possible, to send a live coal into the
-heart of.each man, woman and child
in that gathering,    Christ in that chap-
' ter identified Himself with' the poor of
.this world.      Christ knew the poor,
. He himself had never Ijad any other ex
perlence.-   He-was born poor,-he liv-
\ed poor.   .From the beginning to the
' end "His life was a' life of poverty.   It
-was natural that He should identify
__Himself_witlLtiielpo'or.^Ie-livediwltlL
-?them, ate their bread, and "breathed
' their atmosphere.     There was noth-
, ing in their lives and' character that
jtle did not understand."-    That' was
-. .why' He  magnified "everything? they
"'did..  -He?-knew what, for instance', It
-cost; the, widow to give.her mite. , In
;short, the preacher declared thatevery
a' 'thing in Christ's. life was  saturated
with poverty, and that was one reason
for. His choice of fishermen as apost-
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les.   In,, the. recognised'idea  of. the
word Christ was not a social reformer.
His ideal was to place the individual
right7" Give him a right, atmosphere
and a right environment'and all would
be well.     But people were saying, con
tinued the preacher, that the Gospel
of1 Christ was played out.     "Let us
see  if we-can .play it, In  tonight."
What would have happened, he asked,
if the Church had insisted upon carrying out the, ideas of Christ?    It would
certainly  have been   poorer. . ' They
would say before he ha\l finished (he
said  in parenthesis) ■ that he, was  a
Socialist.     Let them say what they
liked.     He believed in, Christ.   Christ
was against the' amassing of .private
fortune.   He was riot against wealth.
He knew the world could not' get' on
without it.     But he was against the
accumulation of private riches.   "And
let   me   say5 this,"   said   Mr. Smith,
"there are some of the greatest fortune hunters' in the Church of Christ.'
He went on to deprecate the Church's
efforts after wealth. , If, the .Church
of Christ had carried out Christ's ideas
with  regard  to  wealth  there  would
have been' a different history of; the
Church.     Again, he said,,what" would
have happened it the Church had carried out, Christ's policy of reconciliation.     He had commanded them before laying a gift upon „ the altar to
go and be reconciled to their brother.
The other day D..^A. Thomas gave to
the Church a gift of" £1,000. ' If the
ChUrch had obeyed  Christ it would
have compelled D. A. Thomas "to first
go and be reconciled to the'12,000 men
in Mid-Rhondda. ' The Church trembled in  doing its duty today.      They
bowed  down before  the  great men.
They go' cap in hand to them and wink
at the ideas of Christ.     Their commentators told them they were not to
takes these things-too literally.   .But
there was nothing in that Book .that
would save a self-loving sinful man.
The last word in it was. "Let * him
that is unjust be unjust still.' Christ's
words  were "Inasmuch ' as ' ye  have
done it or have'not done it."; " That
was Christianity.'     He thought^ thejr
needed" to recast that word.   Christianity,, as,he' pronounced it;'stood <for
the Gospel of Christ as-. He spoke: it
and as. He lived it.   "I [Ao not want
Christianity,"- declared Mr. Torn .Smith
"as-I.find it in the, text, books.     I
want Christianity as I firid-it-.in this
Book.   ' Christ  did ,'rioUtalk .of  the
theology or etymology, He was talking
ing played qut; it;had yet to be'played
in.". When-they played in the "ideas
of Christ they^ would-soon be ableto
say that'-'Chrlst*'had-.conquered;' -Just
because-there was a' misconception"of
the.ideas.,of Christ .they were losing;'and.Waterton Lakes ;Pa'rk7"
of the meanest,",the lowest thing."
, The preacher went'on. io picture
Christ in judgment, saying:'"Do you
remember when that poor man was .ill
and hardnp and failed to pay the rent
how you'went and helped him?" The
things which, were breaking up their
homes and crushing their lives were
food, clothing and rent. That was
why religion'was at a discount among
the miners.    He had come down from
Durham, where they;.were conducting
a- mission, arid he went on to picture
in vivid forceful language the lives
of the people of Durham.- > They were
complaining of the-conditions of; the
workers in South Wales, but lie would
not like,, to.* .change conditions) with
the ..people of Durham. Day after
day the Durham miner lived the same
monotonous round.--    There - was . rio
A
change,- no relief.    , He had' looked
carefully round1 to see if'he could find
a smile on the" fates of any, arid * he
looked in' vain.   He saw nothing in,the
conditions that could make the people
healthy-or happy.     There was only
one( pleasant day In the'lives of the
Durham miners—the-Gala Day.   That
evening they would all crowd into'the
public houses   and   get  Intoxicated,
What was wrong?     The whole basis
of the, conditions oftheso men-was
wrong.    He had said these-men were
wrong.    ,116 had said many things at
Durham which he would have to answer for in London shortly, bilt he
didn"tAcare.    He was out, for the men
of Durham and for the men of,-South
Wales.   , He v/as out to relieve the
depression.     He   remembered   John
Pugh saying it was impossible for a
man to worship God. with cold feet.
If that was so'how in'theJname, of
God,' he  asked,, could menI worship
with empty stornachs or-consumptive
bodies?    He did not blame those people of Durham who got drunk on Gala
Day.   , He blamed ttie system ■ which
was responsible,for these things: He
knew,what was going 6n in these collieries, how owing to a lack of .business   ability .men  were deliberately
done„ out, oJE their rights'by overmen
and fireriien.    If there was an .official
of a colliery present in that congregation who was trying to do down any
of'the workmen, he would ■-tell, him
that he would have to face a frowning
Christ eventually. '  If there was such
a man in ''his. audience let him    tell
him this:',He had never been touched
by, Christ.    "He,'instanced Zaccheiis
and -Mary, Magdalene as evidence of
the effect-of; contact with Christ. Bui
while'the Church was striving" to save
the Mary Magdalenes it'was welcoming the very philanthropist who drove
them .down.    They were driven down
by the economic system which was
doing'- more harm than all the public
houses" in  the  land.     The   Church
would refuse admission to the Marys
but. welcomed the men who  were  a
.thousand ^ times worse, who-were de-
serving of nothing-but the bottomless
pit.  -  There were > Christians    who
went about singing of the mansions
in-the skies.,    "My,   brother,"   Mr.
Smith said, "stop singing'about'your
mansion in the sky.'    He-urged In<;
stead that,-they should endeavor'•-,to
make  the  conditions  on this  earth
moro tolerable.. "''They shrunk to-day
from the ideas of Christ,
"Talk about the (i.-vpol ot Christ be-
the young 'men:who were going-over
to Atheisiri. 7; They-were--, saying if
your God fallowed 7these things we
won't have^HlmV ' He was,convinced
that when'the Church'would cleave "off
singing thelr^ psalms arid'hymns "and
thinking about/the life to' come, - and
try instead to, make-this life pleasant
"to':llv'e- they would riiake "the ^people
see. there -was' salvation vin ■ Christ and
in Christ" alone.^ - ' "l :T'77" ,
,,-,-.Mr;<Smltlrpreacried for ari hour arid
ttie senrion;was followed, with 'intense
interest.—Porth-, Gazette."      ": •' .''
FOREST RESERVES'
of the Journal) is the Rocky Mountain
forest reserve." The area, as defined
iriL this Act- is • 18,213 ' square \mlles.
^Thls of course-includes, Rocky Mountain'(Banff J Park/Jasper Forest Park
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.Among the British Columbia reserves the Long Lake, Monte Hills, Martin' Mountain,' Nlskonllth, Tanqullle,
Hat' Creek and Larch Hills, reserves
are left unchanged. The Donald forest reserve is abolished, and' the.Yoho
Park arid Glacier National Park' are
brought undei- the Act . - '■
...In Manitoba the Ridlrig^'Mountain;
Turtle Mountain and A Porcupine re-
ervos are,left- unchanged.' The, Lake
Manitoba West reserve is ^dropped.
The Spruce Wood .reserve Is' doubled,
being increased'in 'area;;from 110
square to 224.5 square miles.. An addition; of 153;square'miles Is made to
the Duck Mountain reserve, making
its total' area sl;402 square miles. As
this reserve<• has -been, extended into
Saskatchewan, the same plan has been
adopted in designating It as was taken
with the' Porcupine reserves, that is,
the part of _.the, reserve within" the
province,of Manitoba Is known " as
Duck1 Mountain,reserve,' No. -1, while
that in; Saskatchewan is called Duck
Mountain- reserve. No! .       .    \     >
In"*.Saskatchewan- Porcupine, reserve'No. 2'is ^unchanged. Moose Mountain Forest Reserve is diminished.by
sevei square miles, while the Pines
forest reserve.has nine square miles
added .to Its area.' The Beaver Hills
reserve is' increased by twenty^seyen
square miles.-;  v, ,.. ,'-'   /'•■„_■
'' Threejiew reserves have been created',' 'riamety,.Duck Moutain No. 2iCy:
press Hills;,No. 2, and Nisbet" forest
reserves.. ' Duck Mountain Reserves
No. 2 has an area of-eighty-one square
iniles; -'it is7 contiguous with Duck-
Mountain Reserve No. 1. The Cypress
Hills reserve. No?-1 as established un-
der this act; fit Is seventy-two square
miles in,area.';_ The Nisbet forest re-
"sewe~ls^ir^tIj^ferpsT't.h~eT^veT_ffVm*
Prince, Albert; it's' area is 15 square
miles. , ..       -.-\v., . ,  j.
«,'The j Cooking,jiljake reserve in Al-
JDertaJs reduced'fjom' 114 squaremlies'
\6 llilB' and "VbS Cypress Hillls'"re-;
serve enlarged'frbm'eighteen to eighty
'one. The latter'Wserve is now known
as ^Cypress'Hill'reserve No. 3 (for the
same reason as iri the case of ihe Porcupine arid Duct'Mountain reserves),'
arid Cypress" Hills reserve No, 2 is
contiguous with It in Saskatchewan;
The largest reserve-ot all (first set
aside" by order in council In May, 1910,
and referred to lri the June, 1910 Issue
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area. ■•-! ^     -; --j,--  :-^ _ -t -.
The aggregate area'.of the reserves
arid parks is now 25,186^' square;mil--
es, as compared with;i6,312^ square
miles, formerly. ,7The * increase;, in
^Manitoba is'nine arid, a rialf"'square
miles, * the area riow7under"' reserve
being, 3,584^ square'riiilesJ'.W'compared with, the previous area',$,575^£
square miles: With the ,present''crea
of ?"7 .square' miles under,' re'serVe,
the Saskatchewan  reserve \liave   iri-
creased by .197-; square -'miles ,oyei;
the former area of 740' square^miles.
Alberta's reserves'- have \well -.nfgh
doubled .iri. area, being now 18,564^,-
square miles as compared with 9,702*,
anlncrease'of 8,862y, squaremiles    -"
• In, British Coluinbfa alone has'the
area under," reserve' been lessened. In
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> English Immigrants wheri they have
dore the round of Winnipeg1 employment offices each spring and are .wondering where,to turn for, a job; complain bitterly that' there is no show
for them 'iri the gangs„ of,.- workmen
which,are" being made up air the while
there are foreigners looking for a job.
The following''dispatch may throw
some' light on the question as to why
the newest arrivals from other European countries are given- the preference
on railway gangs.."      •'   .
KEHIIOBERT, Sask.' Aug. 13'.—
(Slittcial).—There has been trouble at
'.Tuld with Gallclans engagedrJas :-on-
•ract laborers with'a C:,P. M ballasting,'gang "The trouble starte:! -with
one man,injuring his finger and being
given a job .carrying water for ithe
gang He refused' to work and was
discharged 'Then the whole gang
struck-and refused to go to work unless he was reinstated' - • , ^
• Magistrate N',W Ball, of Kerrobert,
tried the "offenders at Druid Saturday;
arid gave 'them till Monday to resume
work;; they'^refused and, on Monday
Constable,Everett arrested seven ring
leaders and they were brought'to.'Ker-'
robert by. special train'to stand trial.
,^*F. W. Ball. J. P.^this time seriteric-
ed'them' to thirty days' hard labor in
Battlefdrd jail The rest of the gang
have resumed -work. 'The, prisoners
lefrarnl)on^t"6Tday^in^a7^^
Constable Everett, and Corporal Tur:
bey..1 -.--'<■' f -!-V r ''-7 i» '<::
[■!:. (Ed.—All sing' ,\ "'■- •'•'■ ' >";'.",- ,,
'.'Rule Brltariaia,/Britannia^ ruies-.tthe
. waves,' ,' ■ ' .«rij5_'.J■■.'■„'
Britons", never, never, W.ILL^beslftYes.
Guess ' not iri the" above * instance',^ at,
any'rate as,'they will ri6t,even^be
given the opportunity. Vote against
Reciprocity'and save (!) the country
oven if you are refused a job because
of your nationality. / Put' patriotism
above pocket and paurich—Perhaps?
P.S.—This last sentence Is not from a
Conservative, speech'but ')
KENNEDY &  MANGAN
MANY  FEET ,        -.    .   ■ -,     "
OF' LUMBER,, ' 7,"      ,7-7'
are'wasted, when it Is riot of
■ first class- quality. \ Knots and
,.   knot .holes',,,soft spots', etc.? are-
of.no use, yet!.all have to be'
o" paid for just;the same. '-«>',    '.
EVERY,FOOT OF   -     *.  ''-'    v
OUR   LUMBER      v   • >       .-     V
can be used.'".-'We, select irso
- carefully that^all "culls."!; are, re- -
moved, leaving' only' first class-.
*  Serviceable ^ stuff for your use."
! Practice .real economy'by buy-
- -, In^.^your, lumber here.  !   ,-,'•"<!
OFFICE and YARD,  McPHERSON  AVE., OPP. a N.  DEPOT,  FERNIE  ,.
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THE HOME OF AN
ENGLISHMAN
A Patriotic Drama in One
Sensation
' Mrs. Drudgs—'Aso yor managed to
got work?
Mr Drudge—'Ave- I managed to
pinch tho Culltnon dlnmtrit? One's
ns rare as t'other.
Mrs. Drudge—nut didn't yor go nf-
tor thnt cnrotnkor'8 borth, samo no
wns ndvortlsod In tho Dally Despair?
Mr. D—I did—and flvo 'umlrod
others. I was thoro early, and lucky
enough to get In tho first batch.
Hut tho chnp wo »nd to sop got sick
nflor Interviewing sixty or seventy of
us, nnd mod n speech from tho lop
of tho stnlrs, nrstln* us to apply by
letter, I'll apply If I enn rnlso a
penny for a stamp,
MrB. 1). (despairingly)—thatu good,
Perhaps VII mend tho leak In tho
roof wot lets tho rain In on tho children an' glv<> 'em Inflammation, Also
tho 'nlo In the staircase wot gave you
a HprnliuKl anklo.
Mrs. n.—'B'B nevor forgave u«
ulnfo wo pomplnlnod nbout. tho dralno
When I told Mm nbout tho smoll
comln' from tho tough In tho back
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dnn't vot put n dtrtv, wM mop run;
ovfr It? You peoplo -wnnts us to
fetch nn' carry for yoz."
Mr. U,—Well, 'o'll-bo *oro on Mon«
day -- 'e's very rogulnr,   In   Mlstor
rilnrtv.     ttnr.Mor   1rt\r\f\\   ntmnlft 'nbltn
nn' dlHcrgard of tho aeductlvo riiot'-
ortc o' gnmblem, and morbid itelllfth-
nesR o' drink, and tlio pomps un*
vanillic of tho world put Mm whoro
'e Is — nno o* tho blggPHt ownom o'
hnrk-to-lmrk cottlgo proputty In Coke*
town, m '{;'» iolo mo scores p* tlme«.
Mri». n.—He's not had 'arted,   I'll
'sny thnt. i^efj two ticket* for tho
meciln' of Pa'lrlotle *Omo an' Enrllnh-
mnn> Ct\*\Ui Drfi-ndora Jsit Monday,
Wanted yon to come an' support a
motion boV ii-condln' callln' on tho
ilcwc-mbnts of tho 'eroe« of —• some
j khl« fiWoiii «ifiiMt or yountf onions-
Mr. Ii-Cremv?
MrB; D—That's It — An' anothor
furrln' place, to dofend thotr 'earths
im' 'omos against tho Chowton Invader. Oh, 'o 'as tho glfter lungs 'as
Mister Dlurgo, , Remember when 'o
put the rent up larst?
Mr. D.—Somewhat. '13 oxplalnod
Hint tho pavln' an' soworin' of Mb
proputty 'ad cost Mm threepence a
week a 'ouso, capitalized, nn' that's
why' 'o put tho ront up Blxponce, •
Mrs. D—Wot about thooo Chow-
tons? Aro thoy n-comln'?
■ Mr. D—Oawd nn' tho Dally Mall
knows, rvo''eard thoy'ro landed at
Illnckpool, an' *avo nocurod tho Tow-
or an' tho Dig Whool,
Mrs. D—Will It bo had fa/tut?
Mr, D—Awful, % zz i
Mrs. D—'Ow'h that?
,   Mr. D.—Why, Ukbo Chowton* ©aU
nothln1 but black bread an' saaslgos,
an' drinks larger boor which Is mod
from onions.   ■
Mrs. D,~'OrrlbloI Fair turns your
atummlck,'   ' '
Mr. D,—boosn't It?   Thon thoy oats
nnhbltPh.   Well, HI'ho 'twin' my toa
If yor don't mind,
Mrs. D.~Yor'll 'avo n Job. Chlldor
ot last crust at dinner tlmo. There's
Homo cold chip portntom an' a drop
o' Ion in tbo not   Vint It's Inn' wnrm
Mr. D. (munching his chips)—Ar'
cos Mister Illurgc, at n moetln' ! read
of In tho pnpors—nrl wait till thiwo
sasslgo fed furrluors encounters tho
brown nnd tourroIb o' vlrrlo Rngland,
fod on good olo roast boof, 'o bos,
thfln thoy'll want to got out of tho
damp, * o im. Ono KngllRhman, 'o rob
ud mek threo Chcwtons, but 'o wot
no doubt thlnkln' o' Swipes, landlord
o' tho l*n> Xel*on, wof« twenty Rtun',
not m<«. 1 reckon. Only weigh «evc»n-
nix, Bin' 1 loral my Job — eighteen
j month* ago.
i    Mr*. l> t»lKlili>K>--N«>, yor not tho
jflsor I married tweho yi-nrs gin' not
^St'anleySt...-.  Neisori
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Best Family and Working riian's -
Hotel  In City; .nicely furnished1
' Vrooms with V Bathe.  Beds,750c.' ;'-
1    each, "mealsj'35c.r *-.: •'".--•'-  -■"•-
A Union r House
Prop'., J. S. BARRATT-'1 -"<,  7
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by a long.chalk., .Starvlri' don't, seem
to be-"ariy good for tralnln' a man'for
battle, do It? « »
Mr/D.'(patriotically)—We must do
us jendeavors. ; tVe sacred silo must
bo pertocted/ses Mister,Blurge. The
halters 0' the dear 'Ome' land munt
not be overthrowed by the Invader.
It1 bo'hovos all arf-clemmed - anaemic
sktn-and-boiie patriots to shod their
larst drop 0' blood In defense 0! these
Islands, Whon I ptnted out that most
on us didn't-own-any silo, 'cept-wot
wo 'ad-on our'/nnds,'an* tho bricks
nn* niorfnr belonged mostly' to raon
like Urn, 'e retorted, "That ain't .Ut
wo are all jlnt owners In tho 'orltago
which, our forefathers 'anded over' to
us to 'old in trust for postority."
A nolBO outside. Insistent1 knock-
nigs on tho outer oak of tho Drudge
castlo. Tho door Is opened, Enter
two shabby, stern faced mon.)
Pli-Bt S.' P. Man—This is Drudgo's
ain't It?   ,
Mr, Drudgo (palo and trembling)
~Yob, wot is It?
First 8. P, Mnn—Wo aro tho bums,
alias tho flnggers, alias tho doggers,
Wo'vo como to. sell you up for arrears In ront.
$!r. Durdgo (rousod and. dotor-
mlnod)— Yor'll 'oil, Not whllo I can
put up my 'andR,
Mi'H. Drudgo (aobblng) — Don't
Dnn'l, Yer',11 bo 'url. „   N
(Tho children In tliolr ragged night*
shlrtfl croop down tho stairs, and
group thomflolvoB In n hoartbroaklng
picture, holding to their mothor's
apron, Mr. Drudgo, nftor a gallant
but Ineffectual struggle, Ib overpow-
ored, and tho family look on dospnlr-'
Ingly what tlmo tho bnlliffB pltoh their
houflohold good» Into tho stroot, Whllo
IhlH Incident Is In progress n military
tlnnd mnrches pnst, playllig thnt stirring hymn written to tho memory of
£.,.!-.( ^".cT^fvTr.ctt'
"PtC.ht for vouv prmntry--
MMiVi Rod, tho Whlto, tho nnll-oo."
Suddenly a tromondous oxploilon Is
hoard, and a «holl bursts In tho lato
homo of tho Drudges, destroying Mr.
ronriM»,« ollfrlhlo fnmllv tonomimt nnd
destroying tho minions of tho law.,
Mm. Drudgo (outeldo) — Gaud In
'ovon, wots that?
"Mr, Drudgo — 11'b tho Chowtong;
wo'ro lo«t.
Mm. D. (phlloRophlcally) — Well,
thoy tnny Uvo on Ha*hlge»i nn' txwr
mod' from onions, but thoy1 can't do
us moro 'arm than lilurge'a (laggors.
Mr. ». (Rtoully)—nut wo mu»t dofend our 'onto.
Mr». D.'— Hoobo 'omo? Oura, or
DlurKO'B. It never was ours to dofond
Lei the old blighter do 'is own do-
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THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, * B. C, AUGtJST; ;26,   1911.
-   Prominent Catholics .Say Socialism is'5
" • i 'n°X Ant,,CathoIlc in. Principle—That
.4/JVIany^of Its Promoters .Oppose";the-
^^athoHc^Churchls Admitted ;5r-V
;," .\v ^".(FTom'.thte.Irish'Standard)   V-.*:.-
, %.'*\'v'J: Hon;^ChMleB-'Russell/.eon, of- Lord
;£.;.;'.';.'Russell .'of_* Killowen^Iate:liord,'Chief
-7' -'/'/"Justice of .England,'-recenUy,;deHvered
>y^.* '-*j ?, ,    -" ,'.i    i- -^   -.*■. .i 'T -* "**''*-'.-.. -..
■.!•-.; .j^a^well-reasoned'.dlscourse ori;"Cath&
iT^vVo'Ucs.' arid .Socialism".- at, the annual' con-
■,'lrV.-; gress , 6f;t tW; CatholldxJYoung!.' Men's
'%. ,'r,Society of:Great'Britain, " In/part^he
..- •.Ji..'jv.->-- v '. - , . S      ; -: .;.,.-      , „ -, ,- --■, ,. .-   -..,
s >■)'►;.; saldV-'.   '/• '* ^^L'-'^jV,.'. v,_. ,v:. .-y
'■ •:_ .i"•'J v'"SocIallsmvlsiden6uric'ed-by'many of
,',;]);..,,!.; our lOathollc priests arid."Catholic lay-'
v'7'7, '' men, as,something, abominable, which
'!".",* 7'no .Catholic lean support,or tolerate,'
..'•.: ■ and'Soclalifltk'are declared ibjbe fools
• 7 "or-knaves;..'and, that. Is, the attitude
7 ".; which" I ylsh,?ybu>, to examine' to-day.
^, ■Agalnfl.'rep.eat I am not a Socialist,'
fif.'-.but.I want to.ask'ybu whether,this at-
. ■     tltude towards Socialism Is either just
.»■ or .'wise. 7     "";,>„ 74 -■>■' •'-/,' '• -' ,\
/' . -Its definition Is, well known" and ad-
. , mitted;, it ls7the. municipalization of
1,7'- ---the sources of .production' of wealth,
' .-,'. ori'ln other words, it Is'a system un-
';. de> whlch> the;3tate~is to'owri'.all the
\.'7/-productllve - businesses' and ,'mariufac-
-., v'-j torles kin>" country instead of their be-
:;;V-Ing owned as at present, \by.a forturi-'
v „;,' ate .and1'favored- section^ of' the .cbm-
;. 'muriity^'-Now,' in-,the.flrs£ place, a nic-
: .. ment's'reflection,"-will at once reveal
;. ahls:'  .That'Socialism ie riot a thing
" which can lie brought about by either
;. - _, violence or revolution.: . Being a state
7 ; of affairs  which. ;\means > a> complete
'•-,•, change iri';the .habits and thoughts of
,-f mankind, it can; only,, be, achieved 'by
"/'a slow,' gradual change/ -It must be
'<.'.^accomplished by evolution riot revolu-"
; •f.'Ubn.'',' -r    '.   -A " „'   ."7 ,. , ■'.-,■ ,v- '.-
7'^-sIn the next-place, may'I point, but
;-.'^that at first' sight;, and indeed"i"may,
T. ;Asay'.at second sight,; there "is nothing
\7, on.; the face"1 of the - proposition which
r,77lsi contrary to^Christianity'or. Cathoil-
' •',;." cism".   Indeed, In' this, and other Chrte-
l-'tlan countries-we" have' gone a-"good
7 "'way,along the '.road which; leads tb the
,.• "ultimate reallzatlon'/bf ,that:condition.
f The state in different instances'-owns
,,    telephones,'telegraphs,' the;postal eer-
vlce, .the] railway 'service and ■ the to-
■ ■ bacco, ^and I "confess -I- have,;not- no^
:".7tlce'd any material change.for better or
''    worse taking place lri the'-religion or
, !;'moral8>,lbf-. the tramway officials., or
7 \passengers, or' of * the ■ telephone • opera-
-,,'n, tbrs,'7slrice' thbse7Byateins have' been
., ^transferred"to- the'state.^,''''."'-''   '"
-' ';,. In"1 what(Uhen7 can\lt'.be', said that1
.7; •: Socialism - ls-'uri-Chrlstian :.arid7 mk
>" -';:' Catholic? -One 'way' lri -'which, this •• is
^^.endeavored.to be„establi»hed,l8.the,as-_
:v \.f.x\jit-t
J. sertlon that;-it = means-the;expropria-
- 7 UooBNwIthbiit compensation by othb
^.V state of" private properties'of Individ-
'■. inais.but this Is not necessarily so, and
(. the leading Socialistic ^parties In, thio
»• country.'do 'not (advocate for' a7iri&
.havealready-arrived at^e-^c^aji'
ti^°i\.Pi ^^^t^^^Pfesentirigrten's
of ■■ millions- of7moriey' without'": adopt-
Ing^juch a'course.'"';■ >;,^;-.-;       ,,v  •
.,BHt-:p\eii isupposln^that' SbWisfn
;did iiitan theexOTopri^tion-.^^^
ccmpcnsatlon0 (wt7«-h ,it.-does:riot) 1
^^mpted'.to, a>k, ^ls^t-thero^rb
^ll^yB^^^^'fri-'W'.ariti-Ca-thoU^
.R- ts/?'dmitted tut ;-the.Tstate-Wo a
right .to" tax., PropertyV'ot^hb^ribject
but;do'es not a right\tb- tax-involve'
necessarily h' right to'takle if it should
be for, the public good tln^the pr0pep
ty-Ehouhlbe taken? 'It- [s _tf pbrf€Ctiy,
moral.arid right-to take a.twentieth
part>of a'.man'spropertiv as ls done
by Income tax. at present, or a tenth
part,,as, Is done often;by death duties
or a fourth,,part as dd^ by incre;
ment tax.,'- But if, it be Emitted that
JUBrlBht and,proper to,take k>^
tieth, a-tenth; a fourth tor tho good
of, the state, why is jt un-Chrlstlan
and.immoral, If;the state needs It tb
take thb-whole? V WheW dobs-virtue
cease and-vice begin?. I-submit that
It must, .logically,- follow, that "the right
to-tax must necessarily - involve 'the
light to take'.'7Test the matter ln an.
other,;,way..1-Does, anyboay\ deny 'the
right, of .a state'to. insist \,p6n- its sub-
jects. becoming soldiers andgIvin
their lives for7'thergbod of the' state?
,-If thestate can take a man's life when-
it.is'fbr the good of the nrition todb
so, surely it has also' the.^ght to take
his' property'for "the same ,ob]ect?'
:■• Again,,I wish;'.to repeat l*'amnot a
Socialist.;- ; I. strongly obJectand prb^
test against Socialism ."-being fought
u^';™s!lnes< anf 'tomy;mirid,'it
is, fighting it: on wrong lines/to denounce ,it on the /grountj 'bf reli'gon
and'moralty. __ It is'nbt7,0nly urifalr
flghtlng,^ but like the.rest of-unfair
fighting, iUs a jery.'foolish procedure'
because if all-the forces ot religlbn are
turned againBt Spcrall'smlt wm inevitably .follow" In course" of'time- that all"
the forces of Socialism win necessari
ly;,be turned against religtori, whereas
If Socialism fie. met as it ought to be
met; arid;, fought on ^the battleground
of-economic principles,-, Ve win then
be meetlngit'arid fighting.itoa a Mr
field ;with no favor. 7pf .obarB<f I am
qultb. "aware ■ of "the - argri^bnt - which
will be mentioned against me; that I
should ^haye- referred to the' ".writings
and speeches^of Jndividu'di',.Socialists
-Whovdenbunc"e;rellgi.bn7a^dl8C<^-g
upon a grotesque morality of 'their
own:s. Those are:theview8>of Individ:
ual SoclaUatfl..-Those.vletf, ari.tosbe
deplored arid denounced;, but they are
the Vlbwa !of Individual Bocieiiata. it
la a mere confusion of th^I'y^y j^ri.
ous'and grave issues .at staked to,rely
yP°n them in a discussion like thls/It'
would be as-logical toVdeiiounce^'the
medical profession, becaris'b/ many* of
them abuse their -Imowiedge.Vor'- ai>
tists and poets because sorriiariy stoop
to use their-talents to pander" tb vice.
It would be as reasonable to' denounce
Liberalism, the Liberal Ipartyv because
John. Mofley !s. an avowed7'agnostic,
ortoryism^becausb Mr. Balfour-to" a
large,"extent shares the"",same views.
The enemies of religion: an'd: the enemies of morality"are,Tto. be'fourid in
all ranks and In all parties."   -It is a
curious  thing to-day that^the most
violent' -;anti:church'  ' politician"'" In
France is also one of the'most viofent
nnti-Soclallst leaders. '■„■ Prefer.to M.
Clemence'au.        '-,-»'   "7.   ' "■   ,     -
,; Now, as I have said, let us meet Socialism 'and fight it with the proper
weapons.   Let us point-out the.evils
of Socialism,' the impracticability   of
'Socialism;that It must"'necessarily' destroy'alf incentive to effort and invention; 7 It,is ridiculous to'talk of paying all 'men.an'equal rate of wage, and
all men are' riot capable of giving an
equal amount of service." -If the state
were to take- over the businesses . of
the country' they ,bf bourse, must conduct them' on a business basis," and if
they were conducted.ori a business
basis, as .they are',' at   present, how
could the unemployment -at   preserit
'existing,' how, could the poverty now
existing be in the least degree diminished?.   'If, on'the other hand, the
business'.of the .country was not conducted on-a business basis it must
very  soon follow- that  the- country
would lose its business.    -These and
kindred ^arguments,, which it is not our
business to gb; into tonight, are those
which' are'to be' employed to battle
Socialism,.,but I, protest, most strongly - agalrist "the fulmination- of religious
thunderbolts,,even when .they are' delivered by our genial'friend,   Father
Bernard Vaughan from a select platform in the Queen's- hall', a.duke In
the chair, and.Rothschild's band discoursing; sweet' music!
■Persuasion-.sometimes makes converts—denunciations never. 7 Nothing
you can say^ or. do will prevent the
mass of the.nation listening to the
teachings,of Socialism!",-The people
know and feel the niortai disease from
which they 'are suffering, and thoy
will < listen "to all Berious. people who
propose a' remedy. ' They7will liaten,
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♦ NOTICE\sTO...MINERS '    ♦
-We would.dall attention .to >.
all miners •' that -.there , Is"' a " '<
strike on^throughout District '■<$
1?, including Corbln,- and not'"'%
to" accept statements tb the,a>t
contrary Issued;by interested",^
parties.    •' -7'7;-'        -   "'-   j+
bear huritiri, while'- other priases - of
outdoor life recefve recognition' and
treatment in a manner that must appeal' tcrall sportsmen." ., This is particularly the case with the' little paper
on thb.8ubject.of wounded game and
a'' pioneer's stories ■ while the conclusions of the Commission inquiries into
the fisheries of Alberta and Sakatche-
wan must interest anglers' all over
the Dominion. ,The„ paper on a New
Use of i the Red Fox may not only
create a new-Interest In fox .hunting
but also; lead to an extension of .the
fox farms which have proved such a
success in Prince,Edward Island and
In Middlesex.county, in Ontario. Altogether It.Is a number which no
sportsman should, miss. The trying
experience of a tenderfoot with bear
In Capilano Carioivnear Vancouver, is
far more interesting"' to read about
than to emulate.1' J'    '        i
PAGE   THREE
>oo, to you if yous, are prepared, to
»how trie falseness'of the remedy; but
mere wholesale abuse and denunciation will merely make them turn away
In disgust and drive them In the very
direction'from which you wish to divert them. '
There Is a bravo little-country in
northern Europe, all but laid waste,
-even nowr by fierce political storms,
' arid > threatened with complete extinction., The oppressed Finns havo made
a   courageous stand for liberty, but
,., they, ,'can 1' not. hold but against'' tho
.power of the Tzar,   The Finnish diet
7iB reduced to a7 consulatlve ■ bddy
which means that Flrilands parllav
.ment has come,to.an end." This-parliament ls extremely progressive, and
' promotes social legislation^ of- a very
high order. ' Of its - two hundred
members fourteen are'women,   These
.' womon havo acquitted thomselveB bo
.well that no man, in Finland would
consent to their exclusion from public affairs. Thoro la nc< "Womon'o
party.",, Kvory party,,-Swedish,, Old
Finnish, Young Finnish nnd Socialist
has at,least one member.' Somotlmon
tho women vpto with their husbands,
JiomotlmoB against them,' but nobody
over hears of tho domestic discord
harpod-upon by antl-suffrnglstfl. Girls
nnd boys go to school together, nnd
coeducation Is contlnuod through tho
unlvorslty coui-Bo, Tho university of
, HolslngforB gives oqual prlvllogoo to
womon, nnd to onablo tho poorest
young man and wonion ,to renp tho
advantages of higher education, tuition fooR nro only nominal, and tho
feo Is not payable until tho final examination, , Education, lilghor, or
lowor, lo prnotlcally froo throughout
the country, andns a roRiilt, Flnlnnd
- 1b ono of the most II torn to countries
In tho world, Tho Fine glvo an Important plnco lo technical education
In school curriculum, It la cnrrlod
on from lower grades lo higher, passing Into advanced schools for agrloul
tare,, commerce foroBtry, navigation,
. avL and uwMc. 'i/ioro aro ulgltt train
Ing collegos for teachers and In all
'' schools great stress Is laid upon hy-
, glono. ''
Tlio womon of Finland aro gifted
Bponfyore, nnd pay cIIobo attontlon to
tho development of' this art, Thoy
apoak not only In their own tongue,
but ln Bovof'n! languagoB. When tho
International Oriental Con gross which
mot In 1008 in Copenhagen, was colo-
bratlng Its farewell banquet and apeak-
]l era of nil nations wero tORtlfynlg to
tho buccuuu of tho nuUiuiIijK. It wutt to
a Finnish woman liliat tho task of
thanking Denmark was entrusted.
"Tho proeoduro In tho Flnnlnh dlot
Ir excoodlngly Blmplo," »ay« tho Tfing-
lUhwoman, , "Thoro Is no Inherited
or stately ceremonial when tho presi
dents enterB, acoompanleq by hie see-
rotorlofl. , Before him, In B wide Boml-
circle, are the seats and desks tor mem-
bera. The different pnrtle„ are groj,p;
od together, tho women taking-their
places with the men-according to their
political labels! ''The,woinon are paid
exactly the same as tho iqe„( tho mtQ
being twelve-and-Blxiience a day for a
session usually of 'three months. Finos
aro Imposed for non-attehdanco with
out leave. - The diet moots as a rule
twice a week, from 0 to, u Pinj( but
sittings aro sometimes protracted
through tho night.
Much' of tho work of tho diet is
done In commlttoo; election, to tho
varlouB committees which aro' con-
cornod.with whist might, bo canod
departments of state, Is proportional-
tho diet Itsolf oloot niombers to
sorvo on those committee^, jt )B ]loro
that tho worlc a] tho womon ia'parttcu.
larly valuablo, An Insttinco or two
may suffice. On, the commiUoo
which deals with oducatl0n nml hnm.
mora Into shnprr tho bills to bo introduced Into tho dlot Ib a ^oman mom-
bor who Is tho dlroctor of ft training
collogo fortoachoi'B, another Ib a
toaohor of many yoars' oxp<M.|onco
who Ib ongagod In wrltlhg n hUtory
of Finland for uho in llio sohoolB.
Thci;o womon nro ablo to jnn„onPO
leglBlatlon from practical knowledge
A woman' government !nBp0otor of
factories HcrvoB on tho commlttoo
which deals wl'.h anclnj ftnil ]ni1n.
fiUPH'KDfi, Dr. ■nol.,aIliut|„, a notod
iiiihllc cpoakor, Ir.o V« on olectod to
coirinillk-eH whlc'i den) with social
'oftlslntlon, finance nnd laws, Sho" la
a dnotor of phlkwojily. nnd' wnB |||0
»!,,, vi„HMi «Wrr.i to ^lla Um( (!o.
iiren, " TTor nvnmiVo ban nin[,0' y0 .n
followed by othnrB. Uaronoss Orlpen-
borg, who Is widely Uno\vn, nnB Borv.
od lior nation In devoted wor]t |n tjl0
Dlot,.and on commlttoo^, including
thnt whlrh rlrnfts hills f0[. ^ tj; ,i
It may ho Intoroutlng to naa that thoro
havo boon Bovoral InHtnifooa of husband nnd wlfo bolng oloototl as mom-
borB of tho Dlot—separably oloeted of
courBo - notably tho Tjftron ftnd
naronoHR YrJo-oRklnon. Tho baron-
nHH Ih an nr)»toornt, oxti^mojy c\m(xri
and helongB to tho Old Pinnlsh party!
Bho has boon appointor] recently by
tho govornmont to orgi\n|,(0 Be,,oollJ
of political economy, IWllnmontnry
roproRontallon In Finland mmm lmrtl
wprlc, Tho commlttooB mt for B8VftrftJ
hours each day.    It means groat roB-
share in decisions of', immense Importance, '.
•Thy'Important; place'taken by the
women, of Finland came about naturally, without any struggle < on their
part.?; The atormy times the country
hao known accounts for it vln great
measure. - It will be remembered that
a new,, military law for Finland, which
came as a aurprlse to tho people.' The
Finnish army, was to be Increoaod in
numbers and, length of Borvlce, and
to be liable for service lri any part
of Russia.- Tho Tzar did not.Bubmlt
tho question to the Diet; he merely
asked Us advice as to tho means of
carrying it out. Then It was declared
that tho consent of the Finnish Diet
nnd Sonato—tho executive, body—was
no longer required on matters common to tho whole empire, but that the
will of the Tzar, advised by his Imperial Council, should prevail, Con-
Btornatlon . relgnod throughout ' Finland, nnd In the capital tho womon
wore mourning as a protest against
tho violation of tho country's Inherited
rights. Tho Tzar refused a deputation of loading Finns, nnd appointed
tho hated Bobrlnoff govornor-gonoral
of Finland, An ora of repression,
persecution, banishment and esplon-
ago followod; Finland paBBod through
dark days; finally In 100-1 a young
Finn of noblo family shot Bobrlkoff
at tho Sonato IIoubo, nnd Immodlatoly
ended his own llfo, Tlio following
yoar occurrod tho groat Btiiko
throughout RiiBBla, and for eight days
during nn nnxloua period tho guns of
IluBBla wero trained on TTolnlnsfoi-B.
At, longth tlio situation bocrimo ImpoB-
Bible Tho Ornnd Duohy undertook
to do Us share In ondlng tho Btrllco
upon certain concessions, Tho do-
mandB Included a roconBtltutlon of tho
Dlot, tho four chambers to bo morgod
Into a Rlugio chnmbor of two hundred
members—nnd adult suffrngo for, men
and womon of 2^| yearn of ago, There
was no agitation for womon'H suffrngo
no mllltantB and no "antta." "Men
nnd womon,' snj'B a follower of ovontB,
"luid stood sldo by sldo ln days of bitter homnt, (Mid when a brighter dawn
came, tho men, who know tho. value of
the women's'help, demanded for them
equal righlB and' full cltlzonBhlp,"—
"Aloxnndrn," in tlio Dally Provlnco.
THE" AUQU8T  ROD  AND OUN
No hotter number for a delightful
holiday month has boon issued than
Itod nnd Clun in Cnnndn| for Augiwt','
publlRhnd by w. J. Taylor, Limited,
WoodBtook,-Ont. In tlio opening Rtory
•'From tho I or; of n Nautlcnl Tramp,"
tho holiday spirit prevail* and U prevalent through tho two following papers—Luxurious Trout Fishing «nd Up
the Maganetawan, a niver of Damn.
In addition thoro »«' an abundance of
other materia), nrtlriw" nnd
iwuinltilUtv tht \u(MAt.a nu"\ "■ ~ v"   *"■"""   """■pr'n'< nninw   nnry    ninrlw
pouXblUly. for wouion m,IBt tftl[0 tftolr a?ftiin« with ffl.hlnk. deer, moose and
. . WAGES AND PRICES .,
'The supporters of reciprocity contend that it"will reduce the cost of liv-
ing!1 This is. a-, conclusion that- remains to be proved, and experience
alone" can" prove It, but in .liscu^sing
ary-new p'crcsal Its advjja^s »nn-
not complain of what they-.claim, as
facti are ^ken as facts. -T'lererore,
let >t bo-asfrimed for ihe saVa (f
arFiiriit-Bi-that reciprocity will r«duce
the cost of. living.'
Every time a, demand is made for
Increases'in'.salaries or wag-is,,-ve
increases »n the cost of liv'ng is.givon
as the reabn, and It is for'this, reason, • that,-the, increases are granted.
Reduce 'the cost of living, and wages
•and, salaries' will fail automatically in
obedience to /settled economic laws
that nothing" can'resist. The decrease
will riot be immediate or sudden, but
it will come about in due course of
time., '■ Trades .union's will be powerless to prevent it," for^ competition for
employment 'will !keep the earnings
of mail .down-to v° a living-wage..-, If
this is high,-earnings must go up;
if It is,low; earriirigs will go down.
It inay be - an unfortunate condition
of things that makes .this' possible,
and,' has-,always "made. It. possible,
but there is/no-U6e ln shutting one's
eyeB~td™Bo^thlh^~jusTb«cause we do
not like. it7^Tp be able to believe
that the man'who averages the year
through; let ub bay,, $2 a day, and can
just make both eiids meet on It, will
continue to get that $2 on an average
when he can .make both ends meet on
♦1.60 It.very pleasant, but it4is aluo
very, Utopian. When prices,ot the
nocesBltleb of life rise, earnings must
rise, .because men must get enough to
live on. -When prices of the neces-
BlUea'bf life fall, earnings .will fall,
because men. who work for othera
only get enough to live on."'
i (Ed.—Ttie above from the Victoria
Colonist, To our co-tem of tho capital city, we would say: Why fight shy
of ,the lBBuo? "Almost poraunded—
almost,'but lost!" would be ln good
form here. "It may bo an unfortunate condition of things that makes
this possible, etc." How consoling,
and yet,how cowardly! Still, wo
must not bo too severe, , Economic
„ determinism ls the explanation of
sucji 'an attitude., Who steals my
purse steals trash (says Shakospoare)
is magnificent from nn Idealistic stand
point but It iB.not BUSINESS. Human enorgy,' mental and physical applied to tho raw material is the only
true factor in production^ Wages ro
present thnt portion received by tho
workor, subject of course to tho' com-
potltlon of tho labor market., that will
onablo him to obtain a certain standard of living, hence ns tho Boclnl va-
luo of tho product, Is .many times
groator than tho fraction of tho whole
received by the lnboror, and as tho
producing class Is numerically no much
larger thn that of tho owning class,
tho incroaso' or decrease of tho money
wago will novor solve tho problotn, because It Is ImposBlblo for a fmotion lo
bo as groat'aB a whole, and'until all
tho fractions' of tho producing cIubb
ore woldod into nn Integer "thoro will
bo tho unfortunate condition of tlilngB."
Evado tills though wo may, lllto Itmi
quo'B ghoBt, It will not down but Is
symbolized by the Rtrugglofl tho world
over wherever tlio mnchlnory of production Ib owned nnd oonlrollod hy n
clnss, who by vlrtuo of possession, exploit those that (ho spur of necessity,
wholhor consciously or unconsciously,
nro kopt subject. Tho efforts thnt
havo boon manifested by tho typo of
writers ro»ponslblo for, tho article alluded to, Hurrnwifiil In their1' mlsulon
though thoy may havo boon In tho pnBt,
nro doomed to hocomo dead soa fruit aa
tho BhndowB of Ignorance aro (Unpolled from the mind of tho Groat Olarit
Labor. Although tlio manifestations
notlcoablo on nil nldou may be tompor-
arlly misdirected, undoubtedly orientation Ib not fnr dlRtnnt, nnd then "tho
unfortunate condition of thlngR that
mako this possible," will ho rologatod
to tho shelves of oblivion. "This will
not happen In our time," tatty bo tho
cxcubo advanced by fhono to whom the
wIrIi Ir father to tho thought, and their
attitude lu governed accoi'dliiKly, y«»t
the Blupondous ntrldeH that are ovldont
throughout sorloty ihould give panic*
ovon to tho smug one*, unlets, of
rourRO, thoy expect to Rhufflo off thl«
mortal roll In tho very near future.
"ThT »r* *hvn who sMIf must alirluk
From tho truth thoy needs mu»t think."
DOMINION
PLACES
Mill
.'*>
■' .Below is a complete list of the polling places in the forthcoming Domin-
ion; election''in'' the Kootenay riding.
Nomination day" is set for August 25
and. polling ..will take place "on the
same day/as throughout-the rest of
the Dominion, September 21st.
.CRANBROOK
1 Yahki -'   -
2 Moyle-   ' ...
3 Cranbrook
'4   Cranbrook. " ,
'5   Cranbrook
. 6 - Cranbrook
. 7 , Cranbrook
.    8   Marysvllle
9   Klmberly
' 10   Fort Steele , " -
11 , Fort Steele Junction.
12 Wasa '     '
- 13', Wattsburg ',
14 Benedict Siding 	
15 Wardner ,- '
16 Wycliffe
17 Kingsgate"
18 St. Eugene Mission
- 19 Crother's Mill
20' Leask and Johnson's
COLUMBIA
"21   Windermere* ^
'   22 ,'Athalmer- '
■ 23   Wllmer^ ,' -
2*4   Galeria   '-.        ,
:' 25   Golden '  " "'
26'Palllser1
'   27   Field'
'28   Thunder Hill
29" Beavermouth
- 30 'Roger's Pass
31 , Briscoe',    ' *
■ 32   McMurdo "
;      .    FERNIE
;33 ' East (Wardrier
' 34' Jaffray,.
; 36   Elko. {- '
"36 ' Morrlssey Junction
37'" Coal Creek     "
- 38 'Fernie^    f ' * . 7
39::Fernie ,,,!'.7.
40 , Fernie   7
''•41'-. West" Fernie   '     °
42   Hosmer :  -
'48,7Sparwood.-
—^l-^Michel".' !'.-.'— "
'■46 ,..Crow'u8 Nest'
46, New. Michel
.47 7 Corbln
48 Bayries
49 Waldo    /
60. Krag,,.. -  -
60a-Gateway.
: 60b Flagstone  -
KASLO
61 Ainaworth
62. Kalao
63 Kalso ;•■'■'    «
64 Whitewater ,
55  Lardo  .
66 Poplar
67 Gerrard •
68 Trout. Lake
,.69 Ferguson   ,
' 00 Silver Cup Mine
01 Rlondel ,.,
62 Crawford Bay   .
63 Mirror Lake
64 Argonta
NEL80N CITY
. ..m
QUARTERLY   DIVIDEND   NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a dividend at the rate of'six per cent per an--
,num upon the paidJ up capital! stock-
of the Home Bank of Canada has been
declared for "the three moriths endirig
31st August. 1911, and the same will
be payable at its Head,' Office and
' Branches fon and after Friday, 1st September next. '. tx
The transfer books will be closed
from the 17th to the 31st August, both
days, inclusive. '
'", By order of the -board,
-   " JAMES MASON,
General Manager.
Toronto, July' 19th, 1911.
JOHN ADAIR, Manager- Fernie
• »»hrfa*V .
05 Nelson
66 Nelson .
67 Nelson -,
68 Nelson
69 Nelson
REVEL8TOKE        ,        .
70 RovolBtoko      '
71 Rovelptoko
12 Rovolstoko .  .
73 Big Bond (Richard's Cabin)
74 Big Bend  (Petersen's Ranch)
7j» Albert Canyon
70 Qlaclor
77 Wigwam
78 Twonty-four MIIo Board
70 Hall's Landing
80 Arrowhead
81 Comnpllx
82 Iloaton
83 Camborno
81 an|ona Bay
8K Bt, Loon
R088LAND CITY
80 HoRBland
87 RoBslnnd
88 RoRBland
8!) RoNRlnnd
8LOCAN
00 Koch's Siding
91 Slocau -
02 Hllvoron ,i
»3   Now Denver - ,
Ui /vnmulMrry
t).r> Handon
Oft Noblo Five Mine
1)7 Three Forks
08 McGulgnn
100 Ihirton
101 Boor Park ]
102 Knterprlso Mlfie
VMIR     „
103 Falrvlcw
104 AthabflRca
ior» Ymii-
100 Snlmo
107 Snlmo (Queen Mine)
1 OS Krlo
lOfl Arlington Mine
lift Fruitvalo
111 Wancta   ,
112 Hay ward
Date will be announced
later—so watch for it.
Visiting ilie entire district
, ' See befqre you liiiy.  Write
me for full particulars.
Big in the ground for a
livelihood, you'll be under
soon enough! Five acres
cultivated will prolong life
and provide a competence
for old age.
Eight 10-Acre Tracts $300
each, easily cleared, Burton
City, well located and water
Joe Grafton
Fernie
B. C
nn
Trail
115
Castlogar
no
Westloy
117
China Crook
118
Oronlto
110
P. Devlne'B
120
Slocnn Junction
121
Kdgowood
122
Noodles
12.')
Willow Point
124
Hnrrop
12!)
Koknnoo                     -«
126
Proctor
1*7
TT«'Vr>r»r.
128
Rtrrtnr    '
120
CrbHton
130
Kltchonor 4
131
KrlckHon
132
Thrums    ...   .   ....
A 8CIENTI8T-AND
A SOCIALIST,, TOO
ProfoRRor Alfred HiirroI Wallace, nc
counted tho greatoRt living sclent 1st
nov* t.iat D.irwln Ih dead, hns roctmtly
been interviewed at his homo In England, and lift* reiterated his HorUUtit
view*. It war Ruggosted to Dr. Wallace that the world Ir a better place
to live In today than It was150 year*
ngo. "No," ho replied, "I ihould
«ay for tho \«ry poorest. It Ir a wor«e
pLu.e. TUu v.ut.dbrCul «Um.o%«tUi» of
•clenoo and the appliratlon of indus
try, with (ho corresponding lurroiiBfl
In wraith, have not lessoned tho In-
ctciiroh In poverty, whh-h Is abBflhito-
ly, nnd I boll«>vo rolailvoly, cnonuoiiBly
greater tluin" It una &0 yonm ago. It
Is \ory difficult, to say wholhor thoro
Is an rt-.nl imiinneiiicnt. I think tho
majority of the people of my youth
were Just no well off nnd enjoyed their
IIvph ok inurh as people do todny. ' Of
rourjio tlifro was not tho fiiimo Inter-
ohI In Rfionro nnd art, nnd In that direction tho outlook Ir encouraging, but
,1 r   .       1    ,« ... i
...      .v-...,«... .v..   w«    *.,«,    i„c    |/iut imitjb
'•hnt  pvory l-*n»:MnVi man, •vriiniin .ind
I child Bhall have n chance of n dcronl
livelihood, Ir still to Rwk.     When w<»
get one m«n ono vote nnd ono women
ono vote wo slmll got mora lnbor m«n
K        '-*'   *
may then go ahead more quickly."
ProfesKor Wn^lace roncluded by declaring thtU,HorlallRm Is making lm-
nienso progresi.
WEAK BLADDER
KIONHV,   LIV.m.   ftTOMACH,   and
nmVBL dlsorderii quickly   cai*d   br
-   FIG PILLS
At iW rfflirw, ;.T rt^fq Dcl- Lux., ov TL«
Tig Pill Co.. Bt. Thom»». Ont. ;       '^7 <
PAGE POUR
THE DISTRICT LEDGER,^ FERmgB,  B/'C.^UGUST,^,  1911.
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ACTIONS SPEAK" LOUDERTHAN WORDS
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Box-No.-380
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MAN,   KNOW' THY   OWN   INTERESTS
MANY of our readers have, no doubt, seen the
cartoon of> a man riding a donkey-with a
■  long stick .in his hand stretched out in- front of
him and tied on a string is a carrot, labelled "per-
. suader,"-dangling rights before the. eyes of the
, Jerusalem pony.   Many a laugh at the donkey's
- expense, has been created by this picture, but to the
individual voting for either of the- two old parties
a, very significant parallel is presented.
... The carrot represents election promises; the donkey the voter who allows himself to,be so easily deceived,- and the rider is typical of the system which
the working class votes to carry on'their shoulders!
■ 'The "persuader" that the Liberal faction offers
is Reciprocity, while discanting glibly about the
.  reduction of the cost.of living that will ensue if
. this pact comes into operation and the full 5(pro
riounce"Fool") dinner pail is once again doing
sbryice.r'-If reciprocity, does! decrease the,"ebst-,.of
living it will not better the condition of the worker,
because if it did why is the wages of-the worker
,   in Eastern Canada lower' than' tliose that-'obtain in
.-.tlie/'West?   Perhaps some of the' apologists may
.answer because the .'competition 'for.- jobs is .more
-intense in the East' £han,but.'«Hefje.." .,Correct,' we
- acknowledge.,'  , -Very 'well, we, will ask another
.question and answer it: If it cost less to live and the
7 wages for a brief space°pf time were- nqt/decre.ascd,'
what would' happen ? ■ The job-se^er| |rgfn|'Vther
places would soon learn  about it'ariaV'cdme\to; get
' the advantages with the result that competition
Amongst the peddlers of the worker's only saleable
~lSominodityrT^a5^~powef7?^^YO^M Q.1"cl^y~bring
down the money wage. If reciprocity' be the first
step towards free trade, as it is generally accepted
that it is.'-why have so many left tlicold country
;^here the unemployed problem,has._reached such
terrible' state' ttnd' the "mfse'ralJle pittance's' called
yagesare'so;small,as to be,the,'cau8,e. of. the frightful
(jpnflicts'rhat are in progress at, the present'time?
Bear in lnind'thtetbb'jrand-it^s'a fafet that, is-very
disconcerting to the tariff,reformers \yho corres
- pond to the anti-reciprocity element in Canada, that
the trade returns of .Great Britain show a remark-
ably healthy tone.
£ The* Conservative "pWsuadcr'! as Anti Jieciproci-
ty and Jlyy^arc,frantically; ivaying, ,tfie (flag. and
making rhetorical outbursts'about the severing1 of
tlio tjfeHs'tW.bfoaf titftd tlto' Moihcfe'CouhtVjrj khdalleging, £lw<j(Meyopposition-is..heading straight for
annexation, yet5 in the republic to the, south'of us
the principles they advocate have'had full'sway
' now for many years, and wo find that misery and
poverty aro noticeable throughout tho length and
l)rcftdtl)'§f,.the/lftnd,v, (     .,'"- j t
^Botli oid"pnYtiek'represent ono element in'society,
viz—propertys and speak according to the effect
this legislation will'have u'potfthc interests of tho
factions for which they are spokesmen. Both arc
tarred with tho Finnic brush',1 but ns they require the
votes of the working clnss in order to ride into office they nro full of plausible Htorion. - sBnt surely
by tins time they-lire seen through by those whom
thoy nro intended to cozen? We are free ,to eon-
fesB, however, that they aro not; still there is nn
oyer growing recognition Hint if Mim is to be con-
Hidorod nnd not Mammon, then the timo is ripe for
tho workers lo study their own interests by Bonding
"rcpreHonlntivcs of their own clnss thoroughly eon-
vemuil with tlio workings of economics to the log.
islnlive Iwills. To do tliis intelligently and not nl-
low themselves lo be mndo tho prey of oCfioe-seok'-
ing members of, their own kind they must study.
Much of tlio education lliey receive gnitutiousiy
from the master class nlioulil be included in tliis
category.
Neither Reciprocity nor Anti-]?rc,iprncity is of
any real concern to the individual who is merely n
unit in tlio labor market and subject lo the same
laws of commerce thai govern every other commodity.
The great I rouble with miiny, ami especially the
businesH mnh. is that ho hnnestlv liolioveH thnt flint
which will benefit him nnd bin kind will nl«m bo the
bpst for the other fellow .nnd so porsunnive is he
thnt ho often compels the worker to coincide with
IiJ« views.
One would think that in the very nature of
thing* the worker would see thnt there is nn over
conflicting clash of interests between those who
buy and I hose who sell, nnd thnt he cannot pn»-
sibly escape this inexorable law. The fact that
there is nn infcrpcndcnce causes him to regard it
inifthtt,Hi1iy hn nn identity, hence the confusion, but
ns rcpcnled fnilnrc* mnrlc every nneec<m, ho encb
turn in the cycle brings men to a nearer miliwilinji
nf the truth of tho* statement thnt there can be- no
lasting harmony an long as one man is the subject
of another solely because the latter control* thej
means whereby he must litre.
.TS there anybody' throughout* the,-;enitir£ Crow's
-:■' Nest Pass "District-that Hh,Vtfutlifully'sav the
conduct of the mine workei^has riot;beeri exemplary since'the very beginning'of/'the strike? ';»We
assert' most emphatijcally..-JNO! - NO! " and' challenge'any single individual;>whetner Liberal, Conservative, Socialist,,M.iue'Operat6r or Business Man
to contradict this statement.' .TTs' there any .private
individual owning a small piece'of property,when no
overt act lias been.committed or tlireatened against
jt,who'would be furnished .upon thcir.simple request
"with a watchman tb look after it exclusively at'the
cost to the entire• community?•' "Again, we say—
NO! and he'Svould be laughed to scorn for his
'presumption who might make it. 7'"     ...   -
•During the course of, the past few months'we
have read innumerable items in the press urging
upon the -mine -workers not to do anything that
would alienate the sympathy, of the "public".
They, have not done so. If the sympathy be' not
a hollow • pretense we shall expect, this same
".public" to make it manifest in the shape of strong
condemnatory resolutions at the' unseemly haste
shown by"the authorities in Victoria-furnishing additional policemen when the normal staff was more
than'sufficient to handle the situation/        , ;•
The mineworkers have not made any request that
their property was in need of protection, the rest
of the citizens other than those-involved in'the
existing controversy; likewise remaining' satisfied
with things as they ..are, then what has become .of
the democracy that" politicians delight' to. dwell
upon in their platform orations and which many
short-sighted ones allow themselves to be hypnotized into the belief is a positive reality? 'Where has
"the-government-for-the-people-by-the-people-of-the
people fairy "story disappeared to ? , ■ "
We,ask the supporters of the old parties to give
these'questions their earnest consideration.  . Don't
ignore them as they cannot be downed in that manner.    Remember facts are stubborn.        , -
- If we are democratically governed how is it that,
the request!of a coal corporation should be com
plied with so precipitately and the rest of the peo
pie completely ignored?'    .'
Majority is syhonimous with democracy, and yet
an .insignificant .minority's'interests are'paramount
■)jf; example be better than precept, what better
example' can be "afforded than the one referred to
of the existence'of a class'.conflict? ,We have1 been
charged with creating class hatred; this we deny,
•but do acknowledge that we point it out; while dis„-
elaifnirig responsibility, just as a doctor would when
(liagoriiSirig a case"of small-pox. - lie notes' .the
symptoms and pronouncesliis opinion.-. ^Sri, do we.
'What has become of all the love° for the .working-
_mnn_t.li at_was.sn_lnndlyiprh'c.bi im pd n t- th c_la "tt^pl cc-_
tiori.'and whieh'the credulous dupes sAvallowed with
How comforting it must be to
out masticating?
have.tlie satisfaction of having'voted on the. Avinn-
ing Side! '•''"A simple question each might ask-himself is'--What have you AvonT Is the shadoAV of a
policeman's billy.a nice price to receive? The.
booze you got aMhe time of the election docs not
seem so cheap as it did Avhen you-AA'.ere'drinlcing it?
To the Avorkrjngman avIio has so often allowed
himself to be buncoed aatc Avould say—blame nobody
but yourself; don't play the'baby act, but acknoAV-
Jedge that you/have been a chump, yet make up
your mind that'"It's never too-late to mend!'.' and
that while a fool never changes his mind a Arise
man docs often;    ,   •      - '      , "    •
To. the parliamentary representatives of tho old
line parties Ave-proffer our earnest-cordiality for
their splendid-'."practical''' co-operation to our
'theoretical" advice in the efforts avc put forth-to
enlighten the'dullards of the Avorking class. Coupl-
.cd Avith our meed of praise ,avc avouIc! ask you P.
II's of the 6, P —• Do you not think that you made
a most egregious blunder in so bluntly disclosing
your compliance with tho behest of the corporato1
'interests so readily by supplying additional polico
Avhen not only has no overt act been committed but
qftor an era of tho most laAv-abiding character has
marked the conduct of those on'strike?
u Experientia docet (Expcru'he.j leaches) and although it may at times bo dearly bniijthL wo I rust
that the members of tho working class, aVIio. still
have any lingering doubts about tho friendliness
of tho old parties will have Ihem so completely dispelled that neither a Liberal nor a ConscrvntiA'c
ballot will be hereafter marked by them.
Lest any of our readers may think that avo arc
referring only to tho Conservative Party in British
'..'nliimbin av-i hasten lo slnlu that thoy are equally
applicable to tho Liberal party of tlio adjoining
Province of Alberta. To illiiHlrnto: At Passburg
a number of Russians had boon cajoled to go to
Avork because of tho manager promising Ihem that
he would mnko an agreement with the organization
and Avhen his hypocrisy was unmasked, nl!hough
there had been no injury dono to his property,
inounled police wero furnished immediately to aid
him in his schemes.
We may sny, hoAvc\'or, in the laltcr case, the representative for the Rocky Mountain Division
(Charles M. O'Brien) has not been consulted, nor
is he one of the inner eircle-of tho nne*" \n -mvnw
nt the (!np|1n| of Albertn,
To the Avorkingmen Ave Avould say—Fight shy
of tho "sympathy" bird-lime and study your oavo
interesrs at all times. Think for yourselves., Ac
eept no nugget ions (even these Hint nre uoav hpinp
given you) until you have fully satisfied yourselves
as to their soundness. A cynic, avIiono immo avo
have forgotten, has Raid "Sympathy can best bo
exemplified by two swift kicks properly placed."
Wo think you have already had sufficient of thif
kind of " Sympathy" from tho old parties to snlisfy
you for all time to come—Whnt sny you!
MINERS LAWYER HITS WHjTFORQ
-,\. v'^yj-'-.^ii^.j-' ■'.• ".'.-,.•'. ,r.";A.v.i-r;v;.
;  Pap/re.-jNow:Ready State, He js7
.-,-' Hopelessly Prejudiced Against'v *" V
■-.,-*> \'"rfMS_ners    . ■, 'i{ _., "\-\
;• DENVER, ■>A«'g,'18!WrThei fourteen
union.*mmers serving .sentences-in'the
eownty jail ..for'alleged''contempt , of
Judge Greeley.'tw. WKitford's injunction in:-the^northern' Colorado strike',-
are ready, to appeal-the case;to-the
supreme"court.   -'7    '.'     •-. f7 7-
The last, step'necessary .to ido this
was taken '.when* Attorney- Ernest-Lee
Williams, secured s the'-signature/of
'JudgV WhitfordJ't'o the;bill of-exceptions, -, . '-',, "'■*'/;,* ';''?' ." ". ?/r<.
•i, In a_ few days the,appeal; will-lie
.made!/, A,writ of supersedeas will be
asked/for f first' .; In HhV" application
Jud ge • Whitford, will be ' charged \with
prejudice against..union men.' '" '".'.
1 Over 200 errors to which the defense1
took exception _in the course" of' the
trial of .the fourteen men-will be pointed out to7the higher court.  -    ■   -.,
-. 7 ■ Judge js Prejudiced
, In * the petition '-Attorney', Williams
sets up that he; is not.attacking the
character of Judge Whitford, and assorts that he believes that the court
rendered.a decision on Avhat he believed to be the law,- but that the1 prejudice of Judge .Whltford.holds'against
labor, unions made it impossible for
him to render a fair decision.''        •
The'contention is made that'if, the
views of Judge Whitford, as expressed
in open court during the.trial,, are 'upheld/it will make it, illegal for men to
strike in the future. .•>„   _ .-     - •"
It is further, set up'that some of the
men are in jail in spite of the fact that
they .we're', out of the' state" last December and were'not seryedwith the
injunction'.writ. ^7'.    - „ \, -   v"
the" "sacred rights, of ^property"! have
been assailed, -• whereas ^ ttie;-"courage"
of the Conservatiyeypartylof'British
Columbia and-the'Llb^ral-party;'of Alberta has-been-'mps£'ls"ignlflcantiy dis^
played, without- even,the.excuse that
the -British Government;'1 mighV; offer
for,' "the action7 they took,;^in-; th'eiK an-
'xiety. to play the ~game;for- their.faction, zeal, oyerweighg: dlBcretipn^and
is very likely td; meet* with' its 'just
deserts v/hen the lords5, ofs.(th'e^ballot
box- (the working class);'"are approached with smiles and \ promises't to '■ be
s,ure to show their/"patriotism5!;'and
vote for the self-appointed -saviors of
Canada.)      '  7- .7 V .'.-'   7 _*■<.. ■-'"■''
The courage of the British" govern
ment in dealing „ \vith the^, railway
strike is^lh marked contrast tb the
timidity and inaction of the. Canadian
government-in .dealing - with the coal
strike. ■"•    . -.   ... >-,.,-
Ed.—The.', above; splendid! m'agnifi-
cent! ,humane!' testimonial of the
"sympathy", of the public through one
of'its mouthpieces "The,, Calgary
Herald" is' }ndeed - refreshingly frank.
The "courage" of the Bi.itish govern-1
ment'consists.of their readiness to fur
nish military, assistance, but this.Ate
would Inform/our cotem is only.after
"•...".-■■.'-:-/-'.,
Two "febo'd" 'Team?:'
siiit^Ble^or either5
delivery business
or g^ner^lHyork;..
S.J. HARRISON,
-' Wardner,-B. C-
".-•"'>>c 7».-
7a^0F^©MBEitttfi
. "• ••'   7:,;7-~.,V'\••'.-,.'• %v;;.-»-= -' °"--. -'>--<-*•%^vfa'-tV  :V--'--«"-;<:;<   --• ■•.-•>■:-',, .^:-/
::\.-'j- .SIR EDMUND WALKER; C.V,0.;LU.D.,D.C.L;'PBe8lbEtrr.;:  . ", v^-^v -
--4 --"- V - ■; '**"■ - -'ALEXANDER, LAIRD, .General MANAQER'^7 "■   j. ■? V\ """v*  -[^' "-
xapitau - $10,000,600'.; ;.:>^:'REsff-' $8;o6b>poa"^-'^-v-
i-DR AFTSQN; FOR^EIGN GpUNTR IES
Every branch of The Canadian Bank'of Commerce is"',.equippedt6-is^ue draf^on
■J-- *  !•'-
i
f Fernie Dairy
' "T F'RESH. MJLIi., .
• delivered'   to   all
parts of the town1
Sanders & Verhaest  Brothers
... Proprietors
"♦♦♦<►♦♦♦♦♦*♦<
KINGS HOTEL
Bar supplied with  the  best, Wines,
Liquors and Cigars ,   - <    *
DINING ROOM  IN .CONNECTION
W.MILLS,
Prop
Hand
,   VICTORIA AVENUE N.
Highest Prices Paid
-'!"".<, •'.'     ■'        '.-'■.'•   -\ i-
For.. Secondhand   Furniture,   Stoves,
Tools, etc., also Ladles' and Gentlemen's Cast-off. Clothes." """"".*• „'
., Two-'chalr Barber Outfit for, Sale;.!.
G.,-RADLAND,.Prop.
For
,.\-
ii
Try A Ledger Ad,
Shoemaker
it >
General- Repairer
New Work   ,
warranted
Carosella's Store  *
22 Acres Fruitland
, at Elkmouth^.
Partly cleared 'andh'eady! for
planting- but.. .Good'stream'
of pure iwater" oii.-property.-
Easy terms. Address A.JiB.
District Ledger; Fernie, B.C.,"
for particulars!,, '":.!. '<'.', ''"- '.,
and Sale Stables
First class Horses for 8alo.
Buys Horses on Commlilon
George Barton Phono 78
Belgium
. .-'] Brazil -
/ *, Bulgaria
. ."j Ceylon ',
7\ Chili   ..."
China
Italy ^ --K-
jApaa     .',
Finland
.Formosa
^ France -, Java
.'Fr'ch Cochin China Malta     v
Germany       --  .    Manchuria
Great Britain - ,    . Mexico
Philippine Iilan3«
Portugalv_."' -.',-.,
Roumanian-. -t ■
Rus«a '*l-<';    ' ,.
£ervia 1.- '• >",-   „ • <
Siam
Sweden.     «-;.• .
Switzerland'-^  -
.Turkey. \ *';V
United State* .    '
Uruguay- *   >"■,'->
AVest, Indies, etc.;
;;The~amount of these'drafts is slated in the money of the country where they are'payw\!'':
able; that is they are 'drawn" in- sterling-, francs,-,marks, .lire, - kronen,, florins, yen, . ,'
taels, roubles,:eto,- asthe case-may be.. This, ensures, that the payee abroad will
receive the actual amount intended.'   '■    >,-.,-'*  ■ ",   ,.    .,   -*'v-  '"'. A233 ""
'• '   . f"7' ■ L. A. S." DACK7 Manager.. ,
',.- '
FERNIE  BRANCH
STOVESrSTOYES!
»:
Airtights,  Coal  Burners, Coal
or Wood Burners, and   w
'! .Wood Burners -v-*:":]
Ranges and Cook Stoves
■'-; J.'M; AjGIMEW & CO.,, ELkO> •■;:;
V
IFYpUV^NTTH
.•7 '.'   „,.  •:". ;..-.„„--«,. ■      ... •   '.'-'.>'-■-'7',-,.*.-      .!,- ".-
: And, Nothing: but the Best In Fresh
,    and   Smoked    Meats, -Fresh;; and..   ;,
Smoked .Fish, Dairy. Produce,' Poujtry^   -
; Etc. 'Etc.,' go to.       ",     •,.,''   7',   ■;-ri7"'
^>
T'HE 41    MARKET   CO.
PHONE 41
InsiiratifcevRealEstate
Money to; Loan on ;first. class^Biisi^
ness^nid ^sidential>pftjp^^
Electric Lighted
^
\ '."V.-, N.- \ h
CENTRALLY,, LOCATED
>^pteamkH'l}iijjtf.
\
Wmorb Hotel 7
,..'.'. >E^NIE; B.fe'*   ,.'-'/;.'
First Class Accomrnoddtion for Travellers',",
MR8. 8. JENMINQ8,-PROPRIETRESS
:>■ ■■
Hot and.Cold Watel*
L. A. Mills, Manager
I
G.N.R.
Close connection at Rexford with mainline
Trains for Eastern points, Great Northern
Trains and those of connection latest steel
creations of car builder's art
No change at St. Paul
Lake route from  Duluth or Chicago via
exclusively passenger steamships
Free side Trip to Niagara
on Eastern Tickets
J. S. THOMPSON, Agent, Fernie
Phone No. 161' P.O. Box 305
Special Saturday rate Fernto to Hlko, SSc, good returning Monday
Food Choppers
that
don't
chew
many
sizes
90c to $3.50
J. D. Quail
"THE  "Universal"   Food
» Chopper chops all kinds
of food, whether meat
or vegetables-
raw or cooked
—as coarse
or fine as,
wanted—
rapidly
and
Does        TV V-    «aslly.
away
entirely
.with tho
drudgery
01 the
chopping
knife and
bowl.
Buy the genuine "Universal."
1
GET ONE
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Mount Royal
College
CAI.CAKV, .„
Classes Open Sept
Oovernment charter.     Ideal  location.
SPcie*- . »ormltprIea' .claw roonu and
<Jlnln* hall equipped and furnlehed the
vi-rv bi'Ul.      New lmllfllnir.
    ~ Mill
Matriculation, Hoy«l 11
,   UnlveraKy
lary Collnre.
pr*»
iV.nc.pii, fc5,lfiWWMw «""*•*««« Co«rae
IN ADVERTISING-
*■   and   good  businoss
It's not so much the tasto
of tho man producing tho
matter, as the consideration of what will appeal
to the people he desires
to reach. Still, you yourself will find r kflpn, pnr-
, eonal satisfaction in using
good papor and printing.
May we show you »amplc» ?
1
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THE DISTRICT LEDGER FOR GOOD WORK ------    ,^  -       ?-; ~   -' '--_'■»,    ..'-'*• .-\-j -     ;„■-,-.<-'>, v- e •   *,= •.-.-     '- '..       „ -;    V."1-.:  -- 4    '■
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CORBIN NOTES
^By, -WarblerJ  -.-,
■T7- ;. .   -...-■' ,..-  - -■ :<-..- ,' .> ;- ♦
-";,♦.
: ■'' ♦
7- <kr\ ,'** ■;;;.; ' 7;,7'^7^:7>
*-::,- ^.^-.'^ '♦ ♦.'♦'•^ ♦*♦.♦' <►'♦>
:7 ,--- -Corbln-still'enjoys the distinction/of
/7- being a .resort for those to whom'-prln-
y\ clple 'Is omitted ,from,their..vocabulary
.'.' .and as.;this .fact""is- generally. Khok
t7,.we are, atfa-loss to'understand''wh>'
•/, y^same that 'we. have always regarded'as
_" ;nmlpn- men should play the part of tral-
-...•"• tbr^.toT their fellow : workers. \ Head-
,-^7 hunting Is supposed 'to -be done1 only
• "/by savage tribes,'but'there" are others
;° who are-reported to be getting $2.50
-' ?/. lor each-sample^ ■ The;price' is,pretty
- ."! low.-    Why not' strike for a .higher
7  Scale'.'' *   -.''''/      "7>.
-    - yAccording ' to information., received
.'tie Corbln f.oal and Coke Co.'s agont
' -In-' SpolcnhV is'' inducing the man"'to
, tome 'here, - informing them that tlio
'-' -"camp is(not,ln bist.';l~8",.and therefore",
there is no strike on. Delightful mofall-
^-..ty.of th'is'.lype is 0,,K. so long'as"H
•, ■  has the odoui'. of "sanctity! 7 Di'strld
t    Bbard.; Meml'cr," J.l'"T3.rSmith-'acco.'n-
panied by liis son Fred spent tho week
;;    «nd hore.--' "',.-.      "'"
.--'/ ^ There; .w'as,-';a  small'■ truck' around
'here'at one time, but'as it:was used for
-'" t "Union supplies,. probably'~with "a";'cfear
,. • that it'.might become - imbued £ with
;,    Union principles, it >yas removed.,'
^P::,Purely'incidentai, I.dorit', think.v
v",." ;Nat. Evans has returned-minus tlio
- ' arebprane;'but-.helooks'much~ improved
r bjrhls' short" trip'tp.the outside .world,
. •    -John Jones .ought to be recommend-
-. ed for the Carnegie^medal'as he is tlio
/;■ .only^bne we-ever heard of "that was
-, successful in-;getting"thfe.'best of "the
;,.', E.'. B: Co. '."Standing on the platform
'-, at the depot the other night, when'tho
,. ,-traln was coming >in,„ we, were surprls-
7 -ed to see a' head on a flat car craning
• upwards,-shortly "afterwards, a pair of
■'.   -shoulders carh'e into view, and-imme-
. dialately, followed by, a brace of match
1   Btlcks,incasedi'n:a pair" bf;faded' royal
. bjue'overalls.'.'Aflutter, a-rjump,-and
., Mo'and behold!'who should'materialize
but/'BoV' and. marvellous .-to report
.   with"-a $ too. ,  -.,      - ...
- ^welldone,,Bol—Examine your,next
7 sta'tetoent,' carefully """'and see: Jf Tthe
', E:-B."rC.' has a; debit' ggainst' at - for
'''fare,65'>ceirrts,'A'I'.r' f.;;' ^'f',;.; "; '.,
- - '■R. E/Nalty, -better known as Paddy,
presented"-itself. ' iThere were-one or
twqlthfefe;;who were O. K.; butUhey
did; iipt have' to"-1 jpin" the> "expedition,
surely.^they are.not that.much scared
of .their," job's].;" _,;   ".   J'','., C  ;:t'_ • -• -'
..The I scream wagon is once again
on the round,--but'Hiash-it:'all'jthere
is" no show ,,to, make/college' expenses
at:thls';-gajhe when; those miserable'
strikers are not ..working.; . . themiv
: 'Harry ■ Vaton," the-VToyailst" ;'moc'or-.
man-is ho.doubt laboring'under the
impression that he' will be all right in
the? sweet  by-arid-bye, .poor  deluded
,boy;, he,does not;think"rt'hat he 4s
marring  his   future».-career, r because
even those who use the creatures for
their own selfish ends have'nothing
but contempt .for men who are untrue
to their own class,.and.will place no'
reliance upon them after they have
accomplishel their desires, because it
is commonplace for'an employer of labor to _sajr when a" strike.is over "I've
no -further use for- those that I have
handled^to suit.my scheme7because J
cannot place trust' in rthdse who are
.'untrue to'their fellowTwbrkers."
,   Joe,Crook   is '^ a'   most appropriate
'name and-well lie carries, "it..   poes
two  mens1,, job, cleaning lamps ■ and
vthen:golug into'the .mine to load coal.
These 'two' we understand are. goring into politics and as' the" Conservatives; are all the time-appealing tb the
patriotic,Instincts they ought to gel
steady-, jobs," for the grand old party,
,so "anxious-, to save the .country' from
ythe"^ wicked ."Americans-- who might
coine-'up "and\ annex,;lis, 'but, I   say
,wh'at's • the use-when'^these self-same
"patriots;' are shipping7it in-chunks
out  of  the  country ,yla\ McGilllv'ray
anci Kingsgate?  -'-.,   ■ 7   -r . _( ,»' -.'
-At a meeting'of the'Corbln'Conservative Association,we"noted the following "patriots" .were' In attendance;
and as/some people say-.-that politics is
a dirty'game we'^can most thoroughly
Teconimend '-those mentioned as" fully
Capable Ho* fulfil all/the" "requirements
to' the very utmost perfection," Thomas
Brace, ;Jack -Johnson   (no' relation to
the heavy-weight; who is,a good^clean
sport);' Harry.. Vaton"; J. .T.' Jackson,"
^Robert Redhead.arid,Joseph Crook.—
'Phew! -''.•■ '"'"   : -    S-'- ' ,        ''.'•:
■ ^-* ♦ ♦ ♦'♦,♦.*;<►'"•<>''•♦
♦ ,
♦
< MICHEL Nk\ys,7.
-'-'■By J,kri'mea>*. i. ,-
.♦
~r- ieayeo"opt¥^i^th3hi's"j^ek"7a4
• ynde'rs^and heJia§fbe^a,o.f.?ere"d,X,'gflOi}
.    position somewhere south of', the arctlo
."circle. ^'vnri£^tat:3uleijs^v(ra.\pptyif'
.bears,; ) ye' aJe-.np't' sorsy •V'fej&'jhtal
.'■ "go a'nd lifobab'ly for some folks itMs'a
" golod thing 'tliatj'he.-'isvpiillingj)ut;
-' ' yve .nbtlcedYthat:< BobVRedlicad ar
■ ■. rived back,In camp, arid'.that he had
.one eye "beHUtiWlly-'aec'SfafettyiiTtttto
• mourning style", and-'onlyf'regi'et.to
, note orio-,lamp,:-»-au,-blacltdned, 'as wo
1 always believo that pi^e good, turn deserves "ano'ther*■ '"Whatw'as the'name
• ot^the'giver?.,  If we know we would
•thank'Blm'-" *~ v;,"' T'^"""
• ' Howard' Smith" js.flrln^ the ^boilers
■■. now. That's1 right,' Howard, stay' with
'" lt.\ 7Nojv yoiu. shp\i,l4-.kji.ojv..what>nil(
t moans • -"■.■ • ■>». T -   - •, ■   <••,..
.-;    Mrs.nS. A.,pmjth nnfl, ,d.nugiitor ,\ipla|
. nn" ice-crodrili^ fibolnl'which i.was ja very;
succesBful "event but what Is puzzling
.   ns Is What made MntUb'seek the floor
, under tlio table,?-t    ",      .'.    ''
~ Wo would risk" our ' Mioiiel friends
if, thoy know of any of 'tlio clrcue
employees who decided to sovor connections from tho annd and saw-dust
«B8regntlon that .visited their town recently as wo have n duplicate of Biif-
•fnlo Bill ln bur midst and tho old song
.."Whoro did you got that lint?
Where did you got that tlio? ;
Is qulto appropriate.
Tho Flathead Trading Company gavi)
their now rig a try-out recently. Oool
but tlioro's Bomo class to Corbln now,
tlioi'o Is no neod to pack anything
Say, N'at, what hnpponed'to that lianil-
car? "        ,
Draco, Johnson, Rodhond, with < tlio
front names of Tom, Jack and Bob,
malco a trio lliat aro entitled to prominent positions for tliolr "loyalty,"' nl-
tliouRht It was somowliat Uiln in npotn,
novortlielosH thoy liavo mado another
attompt, but last tlmo Jack evidently
(Jlil not fool qulto equal to tlio occasion. Thoro was a mooting In tlio
butchers' shack In which thoro wwo
n numhorof representatives of tlio
Jjrnoulo Order or 0. for N„ nnd nmong
thorn to our surprlBo woro somo Hint
wo should havo thought would prefer
tliolr room to tholr company, but may»
bd tho Doctor and tho storo-kooper
woro thoro to dlfllnfoct tho bunch,
Who knows?
Yob, Von! Jack line tonmod tlio first
lino of "Mary hnd n mtlo, Inmb," In
'\\\m In -mnltf nnrp bcrnnrp fnlhirc |p
' ropottt properly on roqucnt might lir>
lng down a sovoro punishment on lilt
•dovoted head. ' -  ■'•
An old-Minor remarked tho other riny
In thorn, but for dirty depths yet unknown to mo, mum say this company
takes the,bun," Wo hasten to shout-
"Hosr, hoar "  "
Thoro wag a porado-down tho track
tho other mornlnir as tho minors Juit
wanted to aoo who woro going to work,
Well, thero were sure somo nrnrrli
ducks among tbwn who would hsyo
made an cxcollont film for a moving
picture show, Wo havo not the slight
. est hesitation .that tb« valiant Pro-
«Ul*nt of tho mif Oimo Club' would
havo boon capable of offectln* a molt
masterly retreat had Mho opportunity
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'! Mr. Collie, "of the ,B'ank. of" Montreal?
"hnaI'heeri.. succeeded ,b'y" Mr. Jones,
fj-pm'; Victoria.", The -.former gentle-,
riiaii" departed W.Thiir'sdayA']':'.] j.. ■
f - Mr. ;Kealy;• returned,^yith^his-'brye
la3ty^turday, "arid"when,in^'the'. midst
of "the wedding feast ,ajidt dance, "at .'the
hiess house'the' hideous .and ear-splitt'-
Ing,'racket 'of tin ',qins' and co.w tells
were Introduced by those who take .this
opportunity "of1 soliciting tribute.'",' It
hiay'.not be'out of place' to' remark
that, this custom be better observed
in tho!broach than In tVie observance,
because*-tho'se,whovlnduIgo ln it are not
particularly' Interested' in the welfare
of tho riowly marrle^ couple, but. in
their own.
Whore the charivari ls quite In order
Iswlion tho parties. aro sorbnadod1 by
their own personal friends, but when
used as a preloxt'to hold-lip, the'sooner
It Is discontinued the • hotter. -   "   :'
Tho Waters menngerlo Is stilj growing.; - Tho latest additions nro two
Angora goats nnd a -pair of ongles.
fMrs. Wilson and Miss Kelly woro
Fornlo visitors Friday.
Mrs. Murphy, who has.boon tho guest
of hor slBtor, Mrs. Mills, loft for nor
homo in Lothbrldgo on Thursday,
Mrs. 0, Black, of Wardnor, wnB a
visitor nt tho homo of hor friend Mrs.
Ctrnnt, this woek,      '
Mrs. .Tamos Maddlson, of Coal
Crook, Is tho guoBt of Mr and Mrs,
B. Lnwson this wook. i
MoBdanioB Stookott, Ma'rlatt, Kpaly,
and Fuller drove to' Fornlo on Wed.
nosdny.
Mrs. Leo, of Fornlo, paid a friendly
visit to-MrB, rtobt .Strnchan on Tuesday last,
Mr. and Mrn. Qrnnt wero tho IiobIb
pn Sntnrday nt it hoBt onjoyablo on-
lortnlnmont to a numbor of young
folk who onjoyod IhomHolvoB to their
hearts content until  o'clock.
Mr. Kolly, brother of MIbb II. Kollv,
or tho hospital Btaff,- siwnt a day with
his sister on Tuosdny Inst.
Mr. Watson loft for Nelson on Saturday and will bo holidaying for n month.
On Tuesday last tho infant daughter
of Mr and Mrs. Mlko nonflsoly, passed
away, after a lingering IUiichb,
Miss Nellfo Marl In, of Wnnlnor, visit
od Miss Doll Fletcher this wook, .
, liii «im .ilio, <.> i»c«, ui i-cdiiv, wore
town VJrJtwj lljji- ii-wfL
Mrs Mitchell, accompanied by her
maid, drovo to town on Tuesday.
DIED
August 23, — At Elko, Wm. II. Field,
ngod ,16. Tho deceased gontloman
had como to Elko for tho benefit of his
health, but unfortunately had delayed
until tho ravages of consumption had
too sfronr a hold upon Ms rnnnMhiflnn.
He leave* a widow and four children
to mnnrn hl» )o«fr, wlm nro nt ptv-onnf
In Irfrthbrldge, but will accompany the
body of the deceased back to Toronto
on Sunday neit.
Messrs. Thompson and Morrison
have complete charge of the funeral
arrangements on behalf of th* urtrk-
on family.
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- -Dick Truran - left" Sunday", night "for
the Teliowhead Pass7j[f-~V-'7" 7 7-.J.
Walter Moody.hasj'.left for .Beaver
Creek- at;which' place";Ms .brotner-iri-
law  Is'Superintendent^.   '^Good'luck
to you,'Walter.',;   -   ]     V\^   '"■'",
"Word has been'received in camp
from Albert Estabrook and'Billy,Warren who' both leff'here the'eornirience:
ment of the strike. They are traveling-
with the Nat Reece Carnival Company
through the States. ' Billy beats the
:yd'rum  and  Albert  helps' the'chorus
girls as' the boy soprano.' '   ,»' "' '
Sam-' Moore,':once Michel's^ famous0'
full-back, was down    here " Saturday
night,  visiting   friends. ,' Sam,   was
pleased to hear that1 Michel' had defeated the Creek with "easy grace."   ,.
' Saturday night, at 7 o'clock, the wife
of"Kobt; Richens' passed a<vay after
months of illness.' The funeral, which
took "place' on Sunday, was' conducted
'by\Mr.}Bastian. ' Much sympathy "'is
felt for the bereaved1 husband, who
is left with a family of five little ones.
Sam'Cockayne arrived back iri camp
Saturday from' Pincher Creek'.' ,:   ' '
Miss Annie Mercer, left for Coleman
on''Monday.".     '    ,<-   "'   ,  "-''.
'• Mr and-'-Mrs.' Leece left for Partori,
Cumberland/England/on Sunday night
a" host, of' friends" bidding "farewell to
them on the depof. . Dry ;those tears
R., ou'll get: back "by and bye.   •
"  E/'T." has' now made' two attempts
to hit "for-parts unkhown,q"but so far
his. efforts have failed., In bis first at-
tempt"'h'e|'got: as fareas' Frank, where
he  was .'put- off,  so .had to  return!
The set-ond'time he got as far as Calgary, but found travelling'a la-hobo im
possible, so" returned" a second time.
Better/ luc'k";"next time, Elijah.
;Jack' Truran,was down'on the prairie
Monday-studying astronomy,5 " This is
a, new course1 for ?Jack,"'and we wish
himlUck. ' ~".' ; \'\'- .": "' '.,'
-Mr^Harmison^Provincial Deputy Fire
Warden, from OoTbin', .was "in town
Saturday lobking.up bid acquaintances,
7 Mr." Goodeve, "Conservative member
for the riding;; Monday night addressed a large number in the-Michel Opera
■HouBe7^Quesitio"nTrW"eTeT^lsr"Inyite"dT
but owing' to -'the' abrupt and unusiial
way. the -rileetingywas'' brought' to- a
close, no chance was-giveri to 'those
wishing.-'tb'"iiit any to the-speakei1. '•'■
- Quite- a;'n"umber' ot the-inhabitants
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hard to .equalize, "and over,eagerness
caused'them to be penalized'on several-
occasions. , -Johnston arid ; Hartweil
got away on,the left,-but-Sweeney
rose to the occasion ,each\t(ine.
■-, Sweeney „was iri great ;form/ There
was i»p-further score, -and jMichel were
victorious' by a score of 1 to nil.'"   ".-
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Work will be started In a few days
on the new line, the Crow's Nest and
Northern Railway.       ■   \
Quite a few visitors have been al
Crow's Nest during the last 2, weeks,
taking In the' fresh air and beautiful
scenery, only- to be had at Crow's Nest.
Dave Eckersley went to Blairmore
on Saturday last, to the, Sanatorium,
returning on Tuesday evening, much
better,'in fact) he, is looking 10 years
younger,-'; "■ '   ^,,'-
•AndyGood' and Dr. Dickson, was
visiting Lethbridge last' week.
• E. A. McDonald left on Wednesday
for Calga'ry,"where' he intends tb 'reside In -future.   . >.  '   ,   -
• Don Cato was here last-week from
the Flathead Country. , '.
?C.'W. Veitch' left last Sunday for
Winnipeg,, after spending'a most enjoyable time here. He is an expert
angler. -.' ' ,- " " s
■ Billy Morton, the notch Chicago sing
er, was, here" on Saturday and v Sunday.
He left on- Monday morning for LeMi-
bridge.            /
'Jack Boyce went east on Saturday',
returning Monday morning.    ,   '
E, Bromley, wife and daughter, left
last ,week for Chicago and other Eastern points, tb.spend the vacation. /
Rev. Hamill conducted service here
on Sunday last.   , ■  -
,, Quite "a few'of'the directors of the
Crown. Coal- and Coke Company have
been here during the last few, days
conducting "business ,on. their property.
TRUE  COURAGE'IN   HIGH  OFFICE
>..-£ ■>'» '.';.' -. -.
;The, man. who,-5could do what the
Goverri'or.bf 'Oklahoma did, -=as explained in'a-letter'from which'we are
about .to. quotej has„a quality of courage .-that'?is ,both"admirable arid rare.
To .appreciaFe*^Governors""Cruce's- act
the peculiar circumstances-must, -be
taken into (account.-, He is Governor
of-" a "State,-in'.which, hatred of .the-
Negro as--a, race-Is- only..less general
than .indifference-to his claims-upon
are gathering huckleberries' these aaysi human, sympathy -as a-race." - In- that
on ■ the finonntains -south- of 'the - Elk.
The'-berries'." are plentiful; and of-ox-
ceptlonally largo size.'.-.- .     'v ■>
The Grasshopper .Glee Club was >giv-
Ing.'an,.exb.ii)ltlon-of.its vocal powers
-somewhere, in the.wee. sma'hours- of
Wednesday, morning. Though rthe
voices wore powerful'they lacked the
talent of a .well-trained chorus.. You.
need more-practice,' follows.', • y,
■• ' Harry Mangano', of this -camp, went
to,Corbln to, have a talk with those
that .are working. Harry, did some
good, for after llBtonlng to Harry,-fivo
refused to .go .to work Tuesday.
■ Messrs, Beard, Branch, Snvago nnd
Carpenter aro preparing for a months'
hunt up_ at the headwntors of Llmo.nnd
Ewln brooks. Good luck, boys. May
ybii all coriio back with trophies.
"Down they-went, with easy grace."
, On Saturday'last Michel Football
Team played In the seml-flnnl of the
Mutz Cup, when Coal Creole wero trio
visitors. A vory largo crowd witnessed tho gnmb, Coal Creek turned out
thoir'strongest team, whllnt Michel
had to play two roBorvoa In tlio place
of Goo. Mlllott and J. Bohill, who woro
unable to turn out.
Mlchol—Jim Mooro, goal! W Jenkins
and Watson bnckB; J. ForgtiBon (enpt)
T. Jackson and J, Sweeney, hnlvos;
Joo Harper, F. Beddlngton, J. Littler,
II.  Brown,  S.  Weaver,  forwards
Coal Crook—T Barnes (enpt).,' goal;
Porcy HoBkoth, W. McFognn, backs;
J. Bnrr. W. Parnoll, j. Minn, halves;
Booth, T. Oakloy, Pllltlngton, II Hart-
well, Hob Johnflton, forwards, Ro-
foroo, J. McLean, Coloman.
Michel klckod off, and woro handicapped by having to faco a strong
wind, nnd tho dofonso did woll to koop
tho Croolc out In tlio first linlf, For
tho first 15 minuloB tho Crook attacked, but could not ponolrnto tlio Mlchol
dofonco. Quito a numbor of corners
wore tnkon, but Mooro ln gonl was
snfo. Tho homo forwards lirolco away
and winding up In Weaver Bonding in
a hard drtvo which BarnoB did woll
to save. From tho kick out Hnrpor
received and forced a cornor, this ho
placod with Judgment, and It was hard
linos far Mlchol, Brown only mlBBlng
ttie gun! by Inches. Notwithstanding
(ho determination of Coal Crook, tho
Michel boys rose to the occailon.
Hnlf-tlmo score—Mlchol, Oj Coal
Crcok, 0.
Mit-nel st«t to work In ronl earnest
on tho i-estart with tlio wind In their
favor. The forwards nttackod hotly
nnd Hhots centred on Tinmen from all
directions, but on soveral occasions
the ball went out sldo tho poats." Pllk-
Imrtnn gnt away and tvtcked scvcml
playera, but was brought down before
h« frot within chootlng Ulatauce. r.u"-
n«» took the free kick, but Watson
cleared.    Harper got away  on   tho
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District Board Member,' J. E. Smith,
left here last Suturday afternoon for
Corbiri;       -,        ...,"l".,
Ed jCouglin drove- down as far as
Olsen last Friday and located a fresh
pasture" for the, mine horses, and the
whole biinch "was" drove down from
Morrissey on"'the Saturday.'
Mr. H. Roos,°of Michel, paid a short
visit up here last Sunday.   '"    v.
Mrs. „Paisloy and two children of
Cranbrook,'. have • been spending'twb
weeks with' friends up here. ~   • »>
Last Saturday afternoon a.special
train brought up four special' policemen and Chief Minty. Whatever^was
the cause of, this move is not known
to any but those who run such matters to suit their own convenience, and
do ,not for' one. Instant consult-the
people, who have to" pay the-piper,
but why should they? xAre they not
the bosses of the situation? and all
the rest-of the community can simply
say O. *K.—we pay.        ,;       - ,
There is one feature that 'npbo'dy
can dispute,, and that is there has-not
been the slightest cause to run .these
men up here, but then what.of that?
So long as the,workers are willing to
submit to these attacks upon, their well
being-so long will they have to,
The,-Male Voice Party are to-be
greatly congratulated , for the grand
concert they gave last Friday evening
for the benefit of the Football 'Chfb,
also, the many friends who assisted
in -the programme. Owing to Mr!
Shanks being'unable to attend; being'
detained on business, Mr. Geo. O'Brien
.acted ■ as" chairrnan, arid fulfilled his
duties - i»; a most ^satisfactory manner.
Mr.'Charlie Percy presided -'at -the
piano, while Mr. Dan Oliver acted as
conductor. . The following was 'the
well - rendered programme:
.\The speaker, iri;'outllning•the"wbrk
of' the ."Federation, drew' attention to
the work done by" |hat body towards
legislative.'efforts. -  He also impressed upon-his-hearers the necessity:of
uniting - forces, pointing 'out that -"we
ought"to.assist each-other, nq,-mattc-',;
what'occupation we might' follow'.'He
ai?o said tlie Federation of Labor was
net a political-party,,but; he'claimed
tb-it they made it easy for any man,
independent of his, political opinions
to oast' a' rabre sensible vote," as' thoy
draflecf cut a series of questions to bo
plncod iu'fiont of all political candl-
dijtes,  and  whoever1 couldn't-answer
sat'sfactoiily to the working men's In,,
t'erest,- were. placed 'on the unfair Ust
(Applause):-   He asked for delegates
to be eentto Calgary on Sept. lith,
^yhen"the Trades .Union Congress will
assemble.    He also touched upon the
CompensationAct asiit applies to .foreign dependents" (Ed—Or as it docs
not apply.?).- After speaking for about
one hour, he,asked for questions,.or
invited discussion'.'     Evidently every-"'
one present agreed with what had been
said, as there were no questions ask-
ed.     The," speaker remarked that it
was a most unique, meeting, as it was
the first .body of miners;that he "had
addressed  who had  not'asked questions.     It'was the unanimous opinion
that .'Brother'-Watters'wasVthe most
reasoning^speaker heard up. here for
some"' time:' , \, '.-
CLUB
CigarStore
• w.,1 ingram:   '
Wholesale and Retail
onist
.Opening chorus by the, Choir, Moon
Light ".Will', Come - Again. Chairman's
remarks;. song, Peep;a-bo Moon, Dan
Oliver; 'sorig, The Diver, Percy Hes-
. keth; ^ comic song,- Fol-de-riddle-oh, Jno
Hewitt, (encore, -If' the World was
Ruled"by-'Giiis); 'song,_Flig_ht of_Aggs:
State".-a friendless Negro--boy,.-friend-
less ■ both as;-Negro' and. as: individual,-
awaited-Wnglng. upon -conviction-' of
a capital .crime, and Governor Crucc
commuted the penalty-to life imprison-
■tdent.7, Jn.that bare statement' there
may-be-no. evidence of extraordinary
courage. (." But read these quotations
from Governor Cruce's letter to- tlio
•Nellie Woods; .encore, A'Little Child
Shall Lead,Them; spng^'Mona, Robt.
-Samson;-comic song,'Standing at the
Corner "of .the. Street, Jno: Rickey
(encore, John Wiliie,,'Cbme'"6n)'; song,
■My''Ain';Folk, Mrs"._ G.'-Crabbe;. comic
son'g/^I-^Can't'.R'e'ach^that {Top,Note;
.W.'R.'.P.uck'ey (encore,; I iPut. on,;My
Coat and '.Went Home); -Piano select
tion) "Chas."Percy:;, song, Friar..Grey,"
Percy Hesketh;' song, Eileen As'thore,
Jos. McMillan;.violin solo and encore/
Master ' Alex. Worthlngto'n; song,
Trurnpter.'qeo'. Crabbe; pomic duet,'
Alice, Bros'..' Puckey (encore, What's
Become'.'f. Our'Songs);-son?, What'
Cole man
v Hotel 7
gpm^M™i.M,uat».-!t«ia;i«.-!tH-An^?p;-ir,
sheriff having that Negro in-custody;  are the.'Wild ,W?ves Saying? N«i);s
\ "Nothing" has occurred since I-have Woods; song,',The'Ebb'and Tide Flows
been the Governor of, the State' that,
has-'given- mo so much concern- and
.worry as to what should he done by
mo,' as,.the ,matter of the-execution
of John Henry Prathor, who is aentenc
od to bo hanged today. Ho Is absolutely friendless and alone; ono Negro
woman has appealed ,to mp for clom-
oney«In his behalf, and I have received n lottbr from orio"prominent white
citizen in this State,' This is tho sum
total of tho Interest taken In his behalf, bo that what I'do in tills matter
is done solely upon my own responsibility and lu nnBwor to tho domnnds
of my conscience. This Negro has
pleaded guilty lo an atrocious crimoj
thnt tho murder ho commlttod was un-
provokod and Inoxcusnblo wlll< not bo
denied; ho ontorod his pica of guilty
and throw himself upon tho mercy of
tho' court; the death sontonco was
Imposed, being tho highest ponnlty
thnt can bo paid for crime. Oklahoma City has boon In exlxtouco more
than twenty-one years, during that
time thoro has boon 'many, many
crimen that woro an atrocious ns tho
ono commlttod by tills Negro, and up
to this tlmo only one person has paid
tho ponnlty for IiIh offoiiHo with tho
Bncrlflco of his lifer, nnd thnt was a
Negro. Many whllo men havo hcon
guilty of an equally grave offemw ami
have boon permit tod to go with n life
Bontenco In tho penitentiary or a son-
lenre of Iorh duration. . . Had Ibis
offonao'been committed by a white
boy 18 yearn of ngc, I would havo ro-
colved thousands mill thousands of let'
tors petitioning mo for clomoncy; as
It Is, tho offoiiBO was commlttod hy
a Negro boy without frlendfl and with
out nnwntR. whn tin* hnd -no fnli* nn.
portunlty to make a man of" himself
by nny trnlnlng that ho might havo
received; a mombor of nn Inferior
and dOBpIsed race, and now as the hour
of doom npproachoa,; thoro Is not a
voice raised on his behalf. T ho-
Hove that every end of Justice will
havo boon met by confining this boy
to Imprisonment for life, and I no
dPcroe, I am commuting his sontenco
to life Imprisonment. In doing so I
reallzo that I will rail down upon my
Wm. BIrkett.   .Auld Lang Syrie,'";    '
. After -tho -concert the- floor was
cleared of'the chairs.and danclngrwns
Indulged-In-till 2 a.m.,-when tho,largo
crowd dispersed nfter having spent
a very onjoyable .evening.
Mr and Mrs. Robt. Fnlrclbugh returned fi;om the Mission nt Cranbrook
on Tuesday.
Last Monday afternoon Mr.,-D. V.
Mott and his son and wife, and Chief
Minty, motored up from Fernie to
take in the vlow, They Just stayed
long enough to cool the engine with
a drop of creek walor.
' Ernest Mobob loft hero last Sunday
to visit his brother at, Michel.
The qiiletneBB and monotony was
somewhat disturbed up horo last Saturday night about II p,m, whon It got
nbout thnt a Mr, Patterson had gone
out In tlio morning for blue borrlts
nnd hnd not, returned. Two or tli.-co
youiigfollows got lnnteniB nnd wont out
to senreh for him. nnd m booh as tho
lights wore scon on tho mountain Bide
leiwioiits were rushing up from nil
ul'lcs llll nuHo a llttlo nrmy was on
tlio mountain Hide, Thou aome one
H'lirtofl shouting "JnltorHon!" •mil
won n ri-p'y wns lionrl fiom up nnmng
MlO Ihltk lU'UBll n piod \yiiy up tii«
:iinu'iti In Bli'f, and Im wns'soon !o\ir«
e! ii'Hi brought d.ivn In mifoly,
Mr J'-iMornon Is vcrj nonr-Blgntt'd
ami hnd cUmbnd till he got hi* hue
IdM full of berrjpp wl tn darkness hnd
ov-.rtnken him bsforc ho could net
down, bo he had But down to wait for
events, which turned out all right,
and,needless to sny ho Btuck to his
borrlos nil tho tlmo.
Mr nnd' Mrs. Patterson-nnd tholv
brother, Hewitt, doBlre to thank nil
thouo that, turned up In tho wmrcli
which ended all right,
MrB. P. CoBkell nnd family arrived
Vor/>  nn  Ttiomlnv  frwn   T niifiniii^r.
A good roproHcntutlvo gathering of
ConI Creek men assembled at the Club
Hall to wclromo .1. C. Wiitters, of Vic
torln. Vlce-Prealdent of the Provincial
Federation of Labor, who delivered an
address on  "Organization."     Mr. .1.
Barber Shop?
Baths
:     Shoe Shine
Bowling Alleys
Billiards,and Pool
Coffee and "Sandwich
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Victoria Avenue
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-The' habit of-waste is one of the
. unfortunate' inheritance's of the 20th
century American citizen. It is.our
most serious hinderance to the development of both individual and nation-
■ al efficiency. Mo.re than anything
else,? it stands'in'the'waycOf the wise
use of conservation1 of the resources,
ample, present and future, supplies, of
which are essential to our individual
'  and national welfare. -   "
This -fact is Important enough to
command attention when applied to
products,of the "soil, of which we have
,, new supplies each-year; or to1 our forests of which each century may bring
returns; or to the soils themselves to
which the underlying    rocks    slowly
- yield new additions as by careless culture wo permit the fertile surface to
* he eroded and carried off to the sea.
It is still more important when applied
• to our mineral resources, of which we
have  but one  supply—which  supply
' JbaB required millions of years for its
accumulation, and which supply at the
present increasing rate of consump-
. tion may be exhausted while the nation is yet young, and especially when
applied to our fuel resources, of which
the portions used each day are completely destroyed.       - ••-
'' And, yet, the. very abundance, and
supposed abundance, of our mineral re-
. sources has developed and encouraged the habit of .waste. A legislator
. of many years' experience in national
affairs, was recently quoted as saying
- In a public address: "Why, worry our-
"selves about a future coal supply when
there is undiscovered'coal enough In
the Rocky Mountain regions to warm
this nation for an indefinite future."
"Another of our "older statesmen" has
In recent public' utterance voiced the
same views: ."We have enough:coal
. and to spare,' he said; "for a'thouaand
■> decades of our national'history; there-
j fore," ,we need not concern ourselves
about the use, nor the,waste of American fuel.". And,the average citizen
has so long heard so much about the
'"©xhaustle'sB resources" of this country',that he-is half way inclined-to
believe such statements.
It is only-within the past few years
that the real, facts of the situation
fc-have~impressed^themselves "upon-us7
The end of the coal supply in certain
important centres is found to be already nearly in sight. The ' coldblooded statistician studying the future in the light of the past, tells us
that, If the Increasing rateof consumption of the past century be continued
In the future, our national coal supply
may be exhausted within less than two
hundred yean.    The States that first
feel the effect of this fuel exhaustion,
' ln spite of their larger supplies, will
be those like Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa,'located
near great manufacturing and trans-
. portatlon centres, and upon whose sup-
piles the largest drain are being made
—both In the use and the waste of essential resources,'
Be this all as it may, as to one fact
and,principle all thoughtful   citizens
must agree, namely, that whllo no ono
questions the right of each generation
to use efficiently of this' coal supply
nil It rodlly needs, this right carrlos
with It a sacred obligation—that no
man and no generation of men shall
'waste that which is not needed for
Us actual use, and which, therefore,
belongs to the nation. ->
*       Waste In  Mining Coal,
Tho fact that the loss of coal In
mining   operations now approximates
250.000 000 tons annually; or that wo
leavo underground In such condition
as to nn.ko its future recovory Impruc-
tlcablo, half n ton for every ton of coul
now brought to tho surface, Is n fnct
that commands serious consideration,
And what makes a bad matter worse,
Is tho fact thnt this conl loft under.
ground Is often a monnco to property
by originating or harboring mlno fires,
nnd often a monnco to Ufa by dove.
loping supplies of explosive mlno gases
that may by falls or settlings of roof
be driven unexpectedly into the working, parts of the mine, where open
lighter other agencies may, ignite'it
and cause a mine disaster.' - - -
vIn some mines from eighty to ninety
percent ofthe coal, is brought to the
surface.,r In 'many-mines the recovery ranges from sixty to'seventy-five
per cent of the whole, while in"some
mines the recovery is from forty to
sixty per cent. ~ In some cases this
loss consists mainly of the' pillar coal
left in place to support the roof .while
the other coal Is being'removed, and
which pillar coal may be later riot removed or only partially-'removed.
In addition, to"; this "pillar coal in
many mines there.(is a "roof coal," or
"rooster coal," or "top coal." and also
a "bottom coal," which is also left
underground because lower in quality
or more expensive to mine.        ,  ■
Additional losses of coal'coming
from, the pulverizing ' action 'of ,the
drills and coal cutting machines, from
the grinding of coal under the wheels
of the mine cars, and from the1 sort-
ing or screening and washing and gene
■ral handl|ng about the shaft and tipple. ' Much of the fine coal in- the
miries is not removed and .remains as
,a'menace1 to life if involved ;in dust
explosions. - Much-of.the fine coal removed from thejnines accumulates in
the great black pile's of culm, where It
may or may not-burn form, spontaneous fires; or it .may be' shipped away
arid-marketed as slack; or in a "few
cases this fine coal is being briquet
ted and sold at prices as high as'those
obtained for,the best lump-coal.
All the above sources of waste relate to the losses, in mining a single
bed - of, coal. Still other losses come
where several beds of coal occur one
above the other with thin intervening
beds of rock, from the prior mining
of the lower bed. ' This often results
in an irregular breaking arid settling
of,j the overlying bed or beds ? of coal
in such a. mariner as to seriouslyMn-
terfere - -with * the subsequent: mining
and-recovery of this overlying or upper, coal, t ,■
In other ".countries.* regulations re?
quire in such cases the prior mining
of the'overlying or upper;Jbeds of
coal, in'order, to avoid this unneces
sary settling and .breakage .of .successive highej: beds.-   But" in the United
13,500, B.T.U.) has,been given as follows:/'-'  ;v    '"      - '   Per*
. ^ ,\ .-'•"' ' B.T.U. - cent
Loss ln'ashesi.',...;.,- -135 ' 1.00
Carried of f in - gases ..;. 2,970 22.00
Loss" in  radiation .from. ,      .    . . "
b'oiiers   7;',..-:    ;   675 .' ■ 5.00
Carried off, in-auxiliary '     '-{  '.
'exhaust-.'. ■: '190     '1.41
Loss in  radiation   arid l       '•   '
i      ' \ Of
leakage, ,main pipes,.. - 210 • 1756
Loss in radiation from      - ',
small   pipes - ........      30
Loss in radiation" from
engine   '. .':.'.'. ;....,.    280
RejectcU to condenser .".7,737
Converted to power   or
mechanical work 1,275
- 0.22
"2.07
57 31
9.43
"States eacbTcompany has followed~ffie
law of "present profits',and'least resistance; and the "future-welfare of
the nation" has remained an Irrides-
cent dream.
Losses in the Transportation of Coal
From the shaft and the tipple the
coal falls into'the. forty br,.'flfty-ton
coal cars for transportation   by   rati
or Into the barges" for transportation
by river.    In those transport barges
as seen on the Ohio .and Misslssipl
rivers,   a   single   small-' stern-wheel
steamer attached at the rear of the
group of the barges, may carry to
New Orleans from 40,000 to' 60.000
tons of coal. -       °' »,
If Intended for ocean or lake trans-
portatlon by steamer.' the coal may be
allowed to run from the opening in tho
bottom of the car (or elevated track)
directly to the steamer; or ench car
may'be elevated separately and Inverted, the coal rushing down the chute
Into the steamer's hold. At the other
terminal port the coal whether transported by barge or steamer Is lifted
by great steel grab buckets and placod
on storage platforms, or again placed
on carB for further transport. At
every handling of the coal there ls an
increase of fine coal or slack, and a
small per cont of loss. But often tho
total actual waste In the haulage, Including tho sevoral transforB, will aggregate loss than 10 to 15 per cent
of tho original tonnage; and whllo
tho fine or slack coal sells at prices
from 20 to 50 per cont lowor than tho
good lump coal, with modern automatic stokorB and brlquottlng plants,
thoro Is really little loss ln nctual liont-
lng value.
Losses In the Use of Coal
'Great ns nro tho Iobbm of coal ln
mining, thoy nro proportionately less
thnn In Its burning In tho furnace
of tho country. Theexporloncod manufacturer who, as a largo consumer of
coal, habitually watches tho doubloon
trlon on tho pages of IiIh lodger for
profit and Iohkuh, does not. hoHltoto
to exproHH his surprise and disapproval when ho t honrs tho story of
mining louses, approximately 250.000,-
000 tons of conl In a single year; but
In doing this he often loses sight of
tho no Iohb sorlous fnct—thnt of tho
conl nspd In his own furnncpn, Iorr
thnn 10 per cont of itn bent un It n are
converted Into mechnnlcnl work In his
im best dcienee you can get iiWyal'i,,. „ 0ftft nrtn . '. ' "*' *",'' "'"""
Cod Y.lvrr Cwnjioimd It UM:~ up tl)c,,,u, MMM/ton tonn of r-nnl vrnbnWv
tissue* and prevents dlwnw, used In tho power plantH of tho coun
try (Including locomotives), 270.000,-
000* or 00 per ront of the whole, was
lost In the several transformations of
f-nornv*   nnrt   t\r\t   mom  tfcnn   m  »\«y>
cent of the heat units, or the equivalent of only 30,000,000 tons of tho coal
was transformed Into tho mechanical
work of tbo nation.
Tho situation seems clearer If those
Iosbcs are subdivided or classified.
Thl* ennnot be done accurately in a
gen«rnl statement, beeaune of the variations in tho different furnaces, boilers nnd englnos. nu taking a common tvm> of smaller power plant, the
disposition or consumption of Brltlth
thermal unltjj In the burning of the
ordinary bituminous coal (containing
A Good Defence Against
the White Plague ,
No one can afford to lessen their pro*
ducing power to-dny, and to have power
you must have good machinery,
The human body li the greatest ma*
chine ever produced—the moit wonderful mechanism In the world.
It li ihcer economic waste not to keep
your body in the licit condition,
There is no valid cxctife for allowing
the tissues to become attacked by the
white plague. You need your health and
Canada needs you,
Insure agalntt it by building up your
reserve forces and bodily defences,
1
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A delicious tonic and a splendid vital*
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Tor the puny and backward child there
l« Tintfiirtw fitter Nynl'« Cnd T Iver Cnm-
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The government of the United States
ls probably the world's largest owner
of coal lands;, it also operates a large
number and variety of heating and
power plants located in widely separated parts of the country, - besides the
Panama' railroad, lines ■ of "• transport
steamers, and its'naval vessels. Furthermore, the fuel problem.enters so
largely into the manufacturing, transportation , and interstate, commerce of
the whole country that they may be
reasonably- classed as national- pro-
lems. v   . ,--'.-'
, In recognition of these facts, Con
gress several years ago authorized an
investigation of fuel problems, first
under the Geological Survey,, and subsequently under the Bureau of Mines.
Under the latter bureau this- work is
now being reorganized and co-operating with other,existing agencies "the
enginers and chemists of- the' Bureau
of Mines, working at its Pittsburg lat>
oratories, are' endeavoring to locate
and'reduce, or eliminate as far as may
be possible, the. sources of loss or
waste not only in the mining, but also
In the use'of.our fuel resources.
.VThese problems are intricate, and
their satisfactory solution doubtless remote, but they are of such importance
as to be worthy of the best efforts of
the government and,.qfjts private institutions-and individual citizens.
In engineering'and architecture we
hide our "ignorance 'as to the strength
-and other properties of structural materials behind the well-sounding phrase
"factors of- safety." In' these im-
portan't Intricate fuel problenisjwe_hide
bur ignorance'.,and rest-our laurels
concerning these losses under-the equal
ly comforting expression "transformation of energy.' What American Industry needs is technical information,
accurate fundamental'data; such as
comes, from. varied, extended, continuous,,, well directed, and- scientific research. "' ',",' . "■ ,- '
-Eafeh "recent year has witnessed some
advance In the line of greater.fuel
efficiency;. and while each1' advance
has been small, the .aggregate has during the past decade raised the percentage of heat units converted into
mechanical work from five or six to
nine or ten,' and slightly more ln a
few cases. The gas producer and gas
engine, the Bteam turbine, and the
Improved" reciprocating engine, represent steps in this advance. So
dooB also the development and Introduction of the several types of nut-.i
nuitlcBtokers; these latter comvlb-jt-
•1 k to efficiency nnd it the same ilmc
lessening the smoke nuisance f,-)u
modern.powor plants.
These automatic stokers and special
grates have further contributed' to tho
conservation of resources by making
posslblo the more efficient burning of
fine or Black coal, which formerly
was relegated to culm piles as waste,
and no such to be burned ln the open
air. Brlquottlng is making anothor
contribution along tho same lines,
Another Btep In tho direction of
practical conservation,' cleanliness, and
hyglono—nnd ono that Bhould bo pushed moro rnpldly—Is tho location of the
groat power plants at tho mines, and
the burning thoro, eithor In ns producers or spoclally constructed rurnaccB,
or tho low grndofl of coal now thrown
nwny because thoy will not boar transportation; nnd tho eloctrlc transmission of the powor bo developed
to ndjncont cities, towns and Isolated
plants,
I look forward to Ihn llmo—nnid U
cannot, I holievo, ho far distant—when
amplo supplloB of electricity bo gonornt
od nnd brought Into our factories nnd
our homos will not only glvo us light
and power, but will also cook our food
and warm our houses.
Two other marked advances In tho
cmnnmlc utilization or conl riesorves
mention hepniiRc nr both their extent
nnd thrfr fnr-ronrhliig Imporfnnr-o; one
Ib tlio largo beginning In tho mnnnfnc-
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r.tr-ol j)\>,y\\<\ nf Uir- Vnllofl Pinter. SWI
Cei'iioratlnn, Including tho snvlng of
ft'lrli valuable byproducts as creosote
frr the reservation of timber, nnd
sulphnto of ammonia, so largely used
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Is tho use In largo gas engines of the
blast furnaces gases that formerly
wero entirely, nnd In many places are
still largely wasted. The losses In
those two fields, added to tho shameful wasto or naturnl en hob, mill aggregate yearly from $50,000,00 to 1100,-
000,000; but Improvements nro under
way In all these linen.
Hew These Mining Losses May
Be Reduced
No one nu»»ilon« the fact that these
losses are real, nor are theso any serious differences of opinion a« to the pro-
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position that the'Be losses" should be
avoided.. Jnst'how this can best be
done is another matter,' and one about
which a differenoe ofopSnion may n&,
turally arise. The situation is full'of
interest; full of problema for the 8tat€8
man, the engineer .and the economist,
the-consumeJand tho producer. ■ It
involves th« very essencCi th»-pur.
pose and the practicability of the move
ment for the conservation of resources.
. The case may be stated as follows;
We have but the,one supply, of coal,
and this suppjy/jg essential t0 both
the future and the present" welfare of
the nation.     Aj, the present ,ncreag_
ing rate of Use"and wa8te"of tl?ls sup.
ply,,,it  will.De.;used  and "destroyed
w^hile the.nation.is yet in its youth.
By mining ^ uslng tm eQ&l more
efficiently, t0e llfeof.the 8Upply may
be extended indefinitelyr and both the
present and future welfare of the nation thus 'Properly safeguarded. The
coal operator does not practlse Wflgte.
ful, methods by.^preference. He' is,
however, operating under a system that
encourages a^ eVen renders in^vltabie
these wasteful practices; and for which
system the public -Itself is largely res-
ponsible  ', '  ' ■>
A federal .Btatute makes it impossible for the c^ producers t0 co;o
erateor confine with a view toVxlig
a common-or non-competitive price
for coa at-, the mine. The demand
tor coal during the winter season-of
each year being .much in excess of
that during the "warmer months, and
the entire ,laCkpf storage facilities-at
the mines requlre8-for ms cold weath>
er demanda,milllng capacity much,^
excess of thjSf necessary for the summer needs;t,;,;.Under such1 a< system
there is constantly to progress a fierce
stTOggle:for-buanm^d^^d'u^Oon
to prrces Jbo:W .that" they often fall
to coyer the actual cost of production'
-so low that safe knd clean mining
dUcouraged and w^-.rendered impos-
8 bl2'r 7"M«aUwha«,n6tWo States have
"S;*™J?** ,awB for'the Protection
or life and Prt>p6rty, n«r willany State
enact; or entoroe, if^t enacts, drastic
legislative ^ulnenwnta, for If It does
Jf thereby placer &•*** mine opera-
torsjat.aaerlous>usinefl« disadvantage
inoie eharp competition with opera,
tors <'■ in' other 'States, ■""   "
Tho remedy.ib easily stated.but not
easily develops. ,Tho cu^hroat com-
petition should give place to a reason-
able combination under such Federal
or. uniform State' eontrbl of prices as
would guarantee reasonable returns on
mining investments; and require mining practice ln ,whlch both a(!c!dent
and .waste a^ reduced to an absolute
minimum. This regulation and read-
justment should be extended so asfto
include the freight and terminal agents
charges; arid if this be properly1 done,'
safe and clean mining may be realized
without material increase\ln' the cost
of coal to tho ultimate consumer.  '
If to the American,people the doctrine of conservation- is a thing of substance and not a dream; if those of
use who to-day are wastefu'lly luxuriating In the abundance of inherited, resources, have seriously1 at heart" the
rights, and. the welfare of those that
are to come after us; if we,are really
in earnest about safeguarding the lines
of the more than'million^ miners who
labor underground for our comfort and
welfare, we should enact'and enforce
the'Federal and State legislation neces-
sary for the accomplishment *of these
ends^ -, We should render possible the
business-liket reorganization of this
basic industry. , We should see to it
that, this underlying economic basis
is'sound, whether (judged from the
standpoint of the Individual or the nation—from 'the standpoint of the pre^
sent or future welfare.of the nation.—
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OBTAINING   THRESHING   VIEWS
Moving   Picture   Expert   and   G.
Official. Visit  Douglas
N.
' A. E. Seabolt, a- moving picture expert from St. Paul, and j. J Scherr,
travelling passenger agent of the
Great Northern In Spokane, returned
yesterday from a trip through Douglas
county. < • Mr. Seabolt was sent here
by the immigration department of the
G.-N. :to obtain pictures of harvesting
machinery in operation, on. larg*
ranches.     -   -, ., \ ;- ."
; These pictures will be shown at the
New York; Chicago and Omaha land
ahows, at tho ^ St- Paul land exhibit
nnd in special exhibit cars.^These care
will ply-rover, eastern roads thia ffaH
and winter to glvo,the eastern tarmors
au idea of the way, the work Is carried'on in Washington."',    ■
The pictures will be shown, and lectures delivered 4t the same time explaining tha work.-,';- ;.-' 7v7'
' Tho'pictures obtained are 'of' com-
blued*harvesters in*actlon.'caterplllar
,enfitte*;hauling grain/ ot heading ma-
chinee, tbreshors and separators.'
Mr. Schorr said they wore aided at
Watorvlllo byrAL Ttogisrs and the mayor, and at Mansfield by Mayor M.
Wright and H. A. Justice.      -
One of .the pictures taken was of a
32 horse combine, harvester, at Doug,
las, owned by Thomas Johnson. Thia
machine cuts, threshes, and sacks tho
grain. It Is hauled'by .32 horses, requires four men to attend to It and
clears 30 to 40 acres of grain & day.
F. C. Lawo <    Alex.^ I, Fisher
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' LOS ANGELES, Aug. lBiMSedrge H.
Shoaf, a member,of the editorial-staff
of the Appeal to Reas6n,"-who has'been'j
in this city reporting, and' writing' of j
the MeNamara case,'has been missing
since midnight iast.Sunday.-;„He'ieft
the 'home of. his cousin, '.Mrs. H. - O.
Gable.^West 9th street,, early In'the
evening.- : At midnight Mrs. Broman,
sister of-Mrs. Gabfe, heard a heavy
thud ^hat sounded like' a falling body.
In.the morning.a battered hat with
•VG'.; H. Shoaf".-written 'on- the' sweat
band" was discovered'in the corridor.
Not far from the hat was a bludgeon
two feet'iong. .The hat,and the bludgeon are in the~ possession of'the police
but the manner of the officials indicate
that no steps will, be'^taken.'to solve
the mystery of the .missing Socialist
-Wwv©r-and~agitator. --'-u-."■ '■'■'-' i'   * ,
ROYAL
HOTEL
FERNIE
Bar. Unexcelled
All White Help'
.7 "v ..-'7- '   '!'"1
* Everything ;.
Up-to-date
JOHN PODBIBLANOIK, Prop.:
,-f
J'Early Sunday evening Shbaf had a
talk with Alexander lryine,\ the great
Socialist lecturer, indicifiting' that he
waaat the point,of exposing pereons
responsible for the Los. Angeles Tlmei
fire. , Irvine believed Shoaf.held highly .responsible' paperfl' concerning per*
none responsible for;th© tragedy; Shoaf
hail received toreatenlng.letteTB..., ,
. He had expressed fear, that persons
were camping on hi* trail, ,tb secure
the papers, oY to do him personal, to-
jury. He kept to his course In face
of Impendlngidahger. -,-.'-, J. -'^ (i,
A peculiar feature of the case is the
fact that James .Hoslck, one of the
detectives indicted In Indiana,, for kid-'
napping John J..MeNamara, has been
assigned to the Shoaf case. 'Los Angeles Socialists are sparing no, expense
to solve the mystery, Shooi's disappearance ls second only in importance
to the MeNamara case. - '•
CIRCULAR FROM DISTRICT OFFICERS
FERNIE, B.C.   - There aro at present nil manner of lying, slaudor-
August 18,-1911 . -ng find malicious statements'being circulated by
To the  OffioorB and Members  of  District 18, somo o£ tho 0Perato™ ^out your District Officers
U. M, W. of;A;     '                            '- antl *!"? (jftn only bo for t-ho purpose, which! they
Tim nnr» i                                     v J| ■'mvo 'n v:"ovv» °^ hringing discrddit on tho orirani.
co^l^^taSSL5 hftV°Mfi"fy hel;1rJh°ir ?«~ »nd d-^tisfaction and dissent, aZgt
Z last nn w                ^' ?" ^ndn3r ftml TuCS' lho mombw*   Tho Officor8 in portion arc not in
It theV 1 w m    V'°< hT] VT]A imIicat0 lh° ,0nBt ft,ftl,,netl rc^"ling these rumors which are
District XT    ° Vn,tCf l!"° VVorkcrf, in thifl is not th0 sIj8h^8t foundation.    Wo would warn
by   nc, o Vl   ' ftCC0r?,n8 lf 4h0 ?Ul c,ncntH ,n,u!° y°u t0 b° «l«t and ever guarded against tho un.
present Htril?PWa^ *•*? ?.°Bmn,nT! °/. th°' BCn,ploUS tftCti°8 which m^ ^ ™'M «« ^ ««me
K au if    T the,r I".*0"110"-.   K tWi iH o1, th0 °P(5rntors «»tl ™™ especially to disregard
on  lii        VUlt k,nd °£ lrontinont nmy t,,c Yonr Kxeoutlvo.havo only one object in view
men ,n iln„ Dl,trIfll oxpoct ftt iMr ]umh -jn thfl ^ M                              protect the ilr   I
were coinno                         ,        '° l',10'1 1 th°y wullvo COuUl ,ulvSsc >'ou to nwIjt-   You nmy rest
tow witS   1, lo'lccoPtwoi,k»»(lov these Opera- nunred, however,-that thoy will not recommend
«*unoi,t tho protection of an orpjanization. you to accept one that is not honorable, just, and
The oouclftions under which tho majority of tho to tho best interests of tho Mine WorkctV of this
men woro working prior to April 1st woro sucli Wrtrlot.     With tho support nnd co-operation of
that it wiih almost impossible for a man!to oho out °"r members wo havo ovory reason to believe that
■■'vwice, liiupiouniiiliticNol wiiui nmy imp* rt *»u«c««w»na ivunnmition ot tlio present struggle
p^n in tlio jt<iuro t[ tj|C 0jWrutor„ coujtj posHilily "M «w tl\M uZtimuCo tOHuit.
T' \r\ *ll° ot8ft»i'!'i''>o» nro too unpleasant to W° »lo >»>t fool it necessary to point put to you
™ think of, if wo aro to take as an example the what is your duty to yourself nnd to tho orgnniza-
treatment inctod out by tho Operators to their em- Hon as wo feel nmmrcd that you recognize your
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wai iki.»Ul> »»tli ti»« jiiun
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The Hotel of Fernie
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Pernie's Leading Commercial
,      and Tourist House,
FERNIE UNION DIRECTORY
Lizard Local General Teamsters No.
141. Meets every Friday night at
' 8 p. m. MJnera' Union Hall.. W.
,,A Worthlngtpn,' President;  B. J,
Good, Secretary. " , ,
Bartenders' Local No, 614; Moots 2nd
and 4th Sundays at 2.30 p.m.;Secretary J. A, Gouplll, Waldorf Hotel.
Gladstone Looal No. 2314 U. M. W, A.
Moets 2nd and 4th Thursday Mlnor>
Union hall,    ft, Itoos, Sov
Typoornphlcnl Union-No. 055' Moots
Inst Saturday ln each month at the
Ledgor Office A. J, Buoltley, Boo*
rotrry.
Local Pernle No. 17 3. P. of C. Moots
In Minors Union Hall every Sunday
at 7.45 p.m. Everybody wolcome. D,
Patoh, Socrotnry-Troasuror.
Amslgsmsted Society Carpenters and
Joiners:—Meat In Minors Ilnll ovory
nltornato Thursday at 8 o'clock. A,
Wnrd, Boorofnry, P, O, 807,
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and
Jolnerst—Local 1220, D. J. Bvam.
Presldont; P. H, Shave, 8ocretttry.
m tins District can only bo pitied if such should v<>" will carry on tho struggle with tho lamo spirit
come to posh. It i« not to bo supposed for qno l,1,lt v°" have displayed horetofriro for a living
minute, howovor, that tho mon in this District, aro   wnge and better conditions.
lucking ,in thuir intelligence in that direction, if
their conduct of tho past 22 woolcs is to bo taken nn
a criterion it j8 Bftfc to say that thoy realizo to tho
milf'st erln„U|l0 j,Cm,f|U 0f Wm a piua oC Mi w.
•rauixntioii mich ftB tho united Mine Workers' of
Amenta, if 1}l0 mmo fi0}j(]nrj^y continues an that
shown during tho past there is nothing to bo afraid
not «'ven if t|,e mn ftJu)nld cvcntnnlljr bo compelled
to art(.Mt M.ork witI(0Ut auy agcccnlcU(,
W. B. POWELL, Pr«»idcnt
O. STTJBBS, Vlca-PresWent,
A. J. OAETEB, Sec'y Treasurer,
J. K, SMITH, Board Member Bub-DU, No. 1
J. O, JONES, Board Member Sub-Die, No, 2
D. McNAB, Board Member Sub-DU. No, 8
W. LEES, Board Member Sub-Die. N,o, 4.
Member* of the Executive Board,
District 1$, U. M. W. ot A.
ELECTION DAY 18 COMING
Polltlclan-WclI, I'm lack BBoint
How nro, you?
Voter—Oh, no use kicking.
, Miiiviuu—Vim *i,yK, « Idl/UftlK   4 u ,
drop nTonna to sco yen) ^U>«1 ynur
%ole.
Voter—Yos?
Polltlclnn—Of course, you know I
made a lot' of promises last year—
rolltlclan—Well, I want to toll you
thai 1 haven't made tho sllghtoit ft-
fort to keop.nny of them. I'vo been
crafting just aa much as I could nnd
Id like to keep It up. Will you help
mm.
Voter—I aura will. You can count
on my vote, *
Politician—That's <ood, 1 wa*
afraid you might switch over to those
«<«wy Sodsiuu,,
Voler-No' danger, old man. They
don't stand a chance of getting my
rote— It'd be thrown away.
Politlelan-Tal Tal—Ex.
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'THE DKTRICT jfiEDGER, FEBNIE,. B.C.; AUGOBT■ 26,   1911.
:)-/.
Our ForeizntBrothers
■n-'-v; a
7le"mosche;
--J
'\'!-'-Ognl, aiino piu aunmenta' la inipor-
-"tanza ctie gll insetti prendono a tutte
-le^ manifestation!'-'della' yita'e quindi
' '<:-. "  . ,i    - .,- '■■-«   -..  -    .---.-.•
7anche aUar diffusions'di viyo'ntl paras'-,
;',slt'arj.".v- ;Eer7le ,iiiosche-iii>Especial
modo1 ie" accuse-sbnb'andate crescendo
,, ;con'.ui)a intensltalnon, facilmente pen-
.-''-sablle dal;'profano/7,-Non sdno' plii
v/soltantb-'le-sollte affem'azloni ^dl, m-
.bbratorlo le quail avevano da" tempo
.detto come le zampe ed 1 rdstro, dl
, ' iina ihosca tr'asportln assalpiu vlven-
tl die non un vagone ferrovlrarlo, ma
„ "Via cbnstatazlone dl Intero epidemic
■» " -provocate dalle mosche le .quail si fan-
- no agentl dl trasmlsslone del germl in-
. fettantl. - - La storla 'della * dlss'enterja,
--, - delttfo.e dl altre" malattle Infective
,, * ehe penetrano1 dalla' bocca e ormal
■ ' plena' di fattl "dl tale gene're e la parte
■ ,assegnata4>alle mosche comlncla ad es-
--.'eere dfprimo brdine In patqlogia.. In
- , , alcunl cast .'esse dlventano 11 velcolo
plu facile e plu cbmodo^della malattla
,' «. ad "eseinplo chrscrlve, mv osseryato
\ una epldemia dl-tifo inPIemonte sch
; ' stenuta escluslvamente dalle.'mosche
. " che^aveyano 'Infetta'tutta una famig-
7, ,-iia e che erano cosl (abbondantemente
. .'.cariche di , bacilli tifosivciie .'un\buon
' numefo" delle■ mosche'. catturate,pre-
v .senta'vano i germl della'malattiaV\;
LI \, In questo 'come; in tutto l'estetica
. , della vita coincide coll'lgiene. ' ' Lo
, schlfo naturale cche ne ."prentie allbr-
. , quando una mosca cade,nel-bicchlere
■', ■ x^colmo. o nella vlyanda" che sta' In-
nanzl non e se, non'un sentlmento di
.difesa, deH'organlsino cosi .come1 per
: -' iin, sentlmento di dlfesa della ~vita la
, ,. hiioh'.' costunianza^ha' dettb - che non
7'." afdeyonq'pre'sentare clbt che conten-
•' - ' • gaiib deile mosche.1    '*
- ■ -v>v t     - -  ,s ■ - :- ,, •
-'"   .7LeJmoilS(t«e,spao.pericolose, e lo sono
.'". 7    'V:0? soltanto'per'le malattle che tras-
.     '- : mettono'-6ovratuttb\per  le'fecl,  ma"
,; 7- 7^ncnr^Per!."altre "che hanhq via'diverse
:...',,. .cli'.traBmlsslone,* come.ad esemplo la
,' '.7.; tuhercoloBl;.^ In'reaUa riqn ,'e sembre
V, T- •'ao,I1T^ar.CJ*laJffi95trszIone,..:9he ,le
';■>:•! : jinosche compiano un'opera cosl trlste,
™7, . ra^la •, loglca, ancora •. prlma^ della ^dl-
''*,"   ',?n'a;6t^a^?%j^e"?h^ P01^ ^-SQllo)i»ro5-
babile,:nia to'sl oerfo'-che esse,vtra'tt6
itrat'to diventlrio Velcolo dl .germl dl
palattla',;;":"-'-" S. ■'-'-' 74•; v' f "J".: s- . \
(.vNe occorre cadere neH'esagerazione
per;.-a'c"certar'e--qu'e,8to'^^.cbhcetto-pbiche
esso:e cosl lo'glcb che'.dav'veronon fa
blsogno-ul-essere. t'ecnlcl peV-.'cr'edere
ehe- proprld; le "cose vanno yco'sl.—B.
Bertnrelll.' 7   'V- ',   ,"   '   ! -    ■    .
V    i
THE= TIME 'SERVER.
* It, requires' much', more- real union
principle; .moral courage^ and'manhood
to'fight this element^than Undoes now
orTev'er '.will to "fight-;the.employer.or
scab;;- because^ while in reality 'he is
fighting tb"saveHhe'"organiz'atioH from
itself it-puts" a union man In the same
light,as the actuarsucker, or paid traitor—that of lining up with the;'employ-'
*?}" t° ^prevent the-, men " from "getting
something they want which-they are
entitled to. '  However, the Intelligent
members,  when  they get- the  facts
can' generally make ;the separation, for
the real.''union' maii making this kind
of-a'fight.is usually known for his
honesty, sincerity and intelligent un-
derstanding-'bf these matters,; and his
willingness \at all times to1 sacrifice
his own Interests In the common cause
while on the other hand the paid traitor,, the arch demagogue andvhypocrlte
is generally known by his tactics and
his I associations; he will do" business
verbally..by one-man conferences aild
if era* god with,the> guilt, of his iic-
Mcnsoemand (documentary evidence)
and corroborative witnesses;  he has
sticret midnight meetings with tools
of the'other side and:(star chamber
sessions, wlth\7 the employers themsel--
veVtie will .be1 supported by questionable sources—secret service men—employers'"papers^-both those that.are
representing them .openly and   those
that are. parading .themselves ■ under
the guise of labor papers, but to the
intelligent, ■ well-Informed membership
.the line of- demarkatlon is generally
clearly-perceptible, "arid It is only because of the* uninformed members that
these tools and paid' hirelings - of the
non-union arid other, unprincipled employers are a standing menace.
, In order to guard ourselves against
these insiduous evils in.our movement
it-is necessary for every member to
educate himself,, in "so far as he possibly can, on, every phase of the labor
movement, .political and industrial, as
well :'w the' individuality of the men
on both sides, and assist in ttie education of all other! uninformed members
on .these same matters.—J H Walker,
IBM. W-i of A"'Journal 7   -
The
PAGE  SEVEN
and
w-«
■rKt-
Bewap^of.
Imitations ••
Sold on the
Merits of
Minard's
Liniment
7 FOXESVPOR PROflTll
The Skin .of; the Silver Fox' Is Stead
ily   Rising-; In - Value-
.; 7-; • this' Co'untry   ."
In
August- 6-11.
ALBERTA
GAME I REGULATIONS
, 1911  "'
GOMPERS
-WARNS'.1 r'-' 7  ^7
- ^AMERICAN CAPITAL
Declares-.That Stri'ke7'simiiar;to that
^vVhiphTHa8-DigtuVbe"d"TEngiana~WTlT
' 'Breakin U. S. Unless Conditions are
Soon Altered. -7,'',*:-''•;'l"i   •■' '■-   ■ ■
.^."y
•/sv
• <y. Among the really' dangerous clef
,,ments "within a labor union which are
,-aimenace.to-,Its,existence is what.ls
.' knewn as'.I'the time seryer'—that kind
of ,a man. who has- no. higher, ambition in' life than to hold a'. Job, one
who ■' will "Btoop to anything to'curry
- favor; one that would lend an organl-
- zatlon into Jeopardy knowingly, rather
■ than tell the men the truth for fear
It might hurt their feelings, and, at
, least temporarily lose him their friendship;, a thing that .Is so small that it
, holds its.own personal Interest higher
than that of the "entire organization
arid all dependent upon It.    It may
, ho tho solflshnoBs and blind Ignorance
of the majority tliat is loading them
astray, or It may bo tho doilbornto ma-
, chlnations of the paid Vnitor acting
tho hypocritical demagogue piloting
them into tho abyss., No matter what
Jt is, In order to bo with the ranjorlty
tho '"time server" will, without pro-
test and for tho purposo only of hanging on to his Job as long as possible stultify hlmeolf, perjuro hlniRolf
by violating his oath of offjee in which
' he swore to upbuild and' strongthon
tho organisation, by going with'them
nnd lending them backward to disaster
want nnd mlsory, and porhaps destroy
lng tho organization entirely, rather
than lay iho facts boforo thorn and
fight to get tho real situation under*
fltood.
-• DENVER;;Aug. 21.-AA. strlkelrfAm-
erlca; similar to that which has 'resulted-in'* riolltag"-and -bldo'dshea' in' ErigfnMd
lsr possible^'-at -almost'any „time, 'according, to 'Samuel:Gompers, president
of-the American'Federation of Lab'ur,
who is* In Denver." \v, ' - ,'-,-;' ;',
•"Should American "employers try to
crush'the life" out of labor'such/a
strike as that in .England is possible,"
he'said. ' /'All depends upon,the attl-
tude of"the employers. If they grant
tile workers^a.larger share of the pro-
ducto fthelrnlabor, then no Buch condition will oxlHf here;
"The strike In England is the,best
thing-for that country that has hap-
pened In 20 years. Many people have
been terribly inconvenienced, but' it
will . work out ■ for the greatest
economic'good.' It is one of. the fruitful signs-of the times,-
"Tho working people havo been 'a
unique class demoralized by , mlsory.
There are millions of unemployed so
"submerged" that thoro is no hope for
them and porhaps little hope for tho
next gonerntlon.- This strlko has been
a sort of loaven moving them. It Is
the beginning of a change in a deplorable .condition.
"Swarms of these unfortunates invaded tho better part of London during the coronation and the police drove
them, back to 'their hovels JcBt thoy
spoil the glamor of the spectacle. Thoy
nearly revenled to tho world n condition of affalrB diametrically dlfforont
to that porlrayod by the glittering
pageantry of tho coronation. Some
employors, suoh ns tlio National Manufacturers' Association, nro trying to
create such n" class In this country,
Thoy nro trying to crush labor orgnn-
IzatlonR."
Mr. Qompors is on his wny to Los
Aiigolos to look Into tlio MeNamara
case prlorto tho trial of the two labor
loaders next October.
•   Sunday shooting is 'prohibited.
- Hunting over enclosed lands proht
blted wlttiout having obtained the con-
sent of the owner or occupant thereof.
The.killing of animals under.one
year* of age is prohibited.
;Mountain 'Sheep - (2 'males only);
Mountain. Goat (2 only)—September
lsV to,October-14th. ■ ■ ,
. Buffalo, Elk,.Wapiti.—Closed. 7 ' '"
■ Antelopes (2 males only)—October
1st tb;31st.~ - , .,„ ' "'
.',- Deer, Moose (i male only); Caribou
(1-only)—November 1st to December
14th:''"" ';'.'''   -1 " '\
Ducks and Swans (sale or purchase
prohibited between March ■ 1st and
Sept 20).—August 23 ,to December 31.
Cranes, Ralls, Coots,, Snipe, Plover,
etc.; (sale _ or. purchase prohibited between. Mar. land Sept. 20.—September
1st to December. 31st. ,,. „»   ,
.Prairie Chicken,; Partridges, etc. (10
per day,,100 per season; sale prohibii
:A "goodj-d^al !has beim written , of
late years as to" the possibilities'"of
raising foxes for-profit, says.Rod and
Gun. - Mr. T. L. Borrowman,-of;Wyoming, Ontario,'is'believed to.be-the
pioneer'in the* field, of fox raising, in
confinement in Ontario" and' he has
met with a. good deal of success. In
the course of a'recent Interview he
said:.. "The" breeding of the silver fox
Is comparatively new, and is so full of
little points and conditions that are
required to make a success of it at
the'start, • that few,, unless they have
acquired some -knowledge beforehand,
are successful akfirst. .The silver fox
Is our most valuable fur-bearing animal. His skin is steadily advancing
in price, and within the last five years
has advanced.over three hundred per
cent. At the Lampson January fur
sales In London, England, 1910, there
wero skins sold that brought as high
as $3,000, so It ls easily seen now how
profitable a business It is. It was at
pne time, thought that the silver fox
would not breed in captivity, but they
are now raised quite successfully ln
wire pens. sThey breed once a year,
in March, their young numbering from
three to nine, according to the age of
the mother. The puppies attain their
full growth by fall, and the stock Is
generally disposed of by then. I sell
almost all my surplus stock alive, vas
there are. a great' number of people
eager to Btart into' breeding them. I
have been in the business for the past
sixteen years, but owing to not knowing how to,'handle them, was unsuccessful for a number of years, but now
I-have the best of suc9ess with them.
I think I have .one of the most profitable . businesses in Lambton or any
other country."
i -y
ed).—October 1st to 3istj
List of Locals District 18
NO. NAME       ' 8EO. and P, O. ADDRE88
20 nankhoud  », Whoatloy, Dnnkhoad, Altn.
181 Denver Crook p. Onughton, Beaver Creek, via Plnchor
m nollovuo,  j, Burke, nollevuo, Frank. Altn. •
*'<"» *«M«uore  ». J, Chase, Blairmore, Altn,
" mm %Uii'tls -' Jo*> Uerbyuhiro, ihirmls, Altn.
;:;! S*™.^*10 Jf "■ llytl0^ Carhomlale, Coleman, Altn.
*"' rtCfflrd,M J- Poole, Cardiff, Alia. „
111, Cnnmoro  N< D« Thaehuk, Caumoro, Altn.
;!„ S0,?mnn  W' 0rn»»»n, Coleman, Alta.
•-S"" Cukulk ,, a. iotitis, Coruln, H, O,
I1M Chinook Mines .... Wm. Forsyth, Diamond City, Alta.
Ill,   ",nmon,, C,t5r Cnwlo" Orban, Diamond City, Lothbrldgo.
MH   Fornlo ;... Thos. Uphill, Fernie, n. C.
mi  Frank o. n(co!, Frank, Alta.
2l07..Hoflmor  W. Ilalderstono, irosmer, B. C.
10S8   Hlllcrest  .), o. Johm, JrfllrtrcBt, Attn.
C7-I   lethbridge U Moore, P. o. Hox 113, Uthbrldgo
LHhbrldi?*. f*olll«rlM Frnnk nsir/ne!iam, ucc, via., K[W, aUb.
.Ij,1,e ' • • W. 1* Evans, Lille, Frank, Alta
Maple Leal  M. oiiday. \tap]« Leaf, tlellertie, Alta.
MM'«>  M. nurrell, Michel, n. C.
Monarch Mine.,.. Horace Woodleld, Tsber, Alta.
Fa*ihorg.  Wm, Oo«%«, Pm.tbtmr. Alt*.
Itoyal View Th«*. n Pf»>.*r, Irojur rViFlferfct, LctfcbjM^. AlU
TaI>c»*« •.,  Wllllsni Itosiell, Taker, Alta,
Tti^t. .';■;  n. K. Pattemm. Tuber, Alia.
Hungarian Partridge—Closed:
Mink, Fish'er'or" Marten—January 1
tb March-"3i."   ; '      . . -
Otter and Muskrats—January 31st
to April'30.-' '   ■'^ * .- '      -   - "-
.Beavers—Closed. , ,-'7 s '-
"No'person shall'shoot or'.hunt' bet-
.ween^one^houriafter-rSunset—and-one
hour! before sunrise. ?-'' \ .
" No-'person shall- destroy" game' by
means ■" of:'" pols'on.'^narcotlcs, sunken
punt's, nightllghts, traps; snares, swivel
spring, .-automatic 'or machine ; shot
guns. ' "'-'  i-'-. - :''' • '-■ - ->  -'"'..
.'No person 'shall'export game without
a permit'"from '.the Minister of Agriculture. - ''•"*•"7, '■'■"- ,---
' No person shall wilfully' disturb,
destroy-or take the eggs' of any game
orother bird protected 'by the Game
Act. ■■..■'' <■•
"No dog shall be used by any one
to, hunt big game. '.-■■•
No person shall hunt big game,without a license. ,'
No person shall buy or sell any
game heads unless branded by the
Department.
No person shall buy and sell, deal or
traffic;in the flesh of any big game or
game bird without a licenso.
No person shall act as guide or
camp helper without a license.
,AH birds aro protected except: -Wild
geese, crows, eagles, goshawks, pigeon
hawks, Cooper'B hawkB, hawk owls,
blackbirds, grackloa, English sparrows,
loons, cormorants, pelicans and mag-
Plea. '     ,     ,    #
Licenses
Big game license (resident) $2.CO
Dig gamo license (resident farmers)
$1.00.    •
Bird gamo (residents of cltlos, townB
and villages), $1,25.
General Gamo License (non-resld-
ont), $25.
Bird game license (non-rcsldont)--•
$5.   '      .
Trappor's license (non-roaldont) $10
Guide's llconse, $5.
Camp hclpor's licenso, $2
Gamo dealer's licenso, $10.
Mnrkot Hunter's license, $5.
Pines
Not exceeding $BQ0 and fonts may
bo Imposed for Infractions of tho
Gamo Act,
I1I3N.T, LAWTON,
Chief Gamo Guardian
Department of Agriculture,
Edmonton, Altn,
SURROUNDED BY WOLVES
Blind. River.Man Killed Two, the Rest
'"','v; '"Being'Driven Off -
-A story.of an attack by wolves upon
a hunter named Thomas Koswack is
told by'a local,paper at Blind, River.
Koswack was.hunting in the neighborhood of one of the Hope Lumber,Company's camps when in the dark of the
evening he was surrounded by ■ the
wolves. , He shot and killed two, but
still the fierce animals pressed upon
him.- Fortunately,' however, the noise
of the wolves ■ and the shooting attracted the.attention of those at the
camp, and \ reinforcements arrived in
time to drive off the wolves. The hunter believed his, life to be in-danger,
and thinks he was saved onlyby.tha
arrival of assistance. Bounty was
claimed upon the .two animals .killed.
.. NURSERY. STOCK      -
1IM
123ft
md
it
£,U2
2.1S!)
mi
f!»!W
OIL FUEL FOR O. N. '
RAILWAY AT SEATTLE
- RHATTLW Wn«h~-nr!n»t«f» •>>• mi\
barrels of fuel oil from th« flnllfnrntn
fields, tho oil tankor Wllllon F. Horrln
arrived on Pugot Sound recently and
began discharging its first cargo for
the Great Norlhorn railway for use on
Its oll-buminc locomotives
Hegular sailings three times a
month will horeaftor be made between
the Pugot Sound and tho oil field
ports.
Practically all the Great Northern
locomotives, 163 In number, operated How's Tills?
on the pacific toa*. have hw>n ron-i   w. n*r cm Ut*ni imuih «.«m ur **r ■
verted from coal to oil burners, and I ftErrt? SHtnk ,tal ""B0* * *"**" br "*"'
both frulHln nnd paHHonccr trains will;   -.. „. „,,«.,*•-»• *<kir.>,K\ *t«i.. -rt4«i«,o
JH> hauletl, beginning next week, with! **'»• J"«,'»**»«. «<• **»**• *'« *t&ui &* <
r«wcr rurnutsod by ibe new fuel.        »u» «• t*nr m »** «**w»ti»,i t.»a«. ».>- wTSS.
— ■•----■ Xtnottb Hun. or nnvwrwr   '
mhvm hm tit*,   fur* ;t ereu ur
The,^Principal "Regulations Governing
--,,. .      the Importation Thereof    '
The,.attention, of all persons "who
Intend'.' to' import nursery stock" into
Canada is called.'to, the regulations of
UThe Destructive-Jtasect and Pest Act,",
which may. be. obtained onepplication
to the' Department of Agriculture,' Ottawa. ' ',. o     •     «
In particular they should note the
following regulations governing the
conditions under which nursery stock
may.be admitted:— o
,','"6." All persons Importing nursery
stock into Canada shall give notice'to
the Minister of Agriculture within flvo
days of despatching the order for tho
snme, and they, shall again notify the
Minister, on tha'arrival of the shipment
in Canada." •
"Notice ■ shall also be given to tho
Minister- by all transportation companies, Custom -. Houaa brokers and
other persons importing or bringing
nursery stock Into Canada, immediately such a consignment Ib received by
them.. Such notice shall include the
name of the consignor and the consignee, th a points of origin and destination, the name of the company carrying tho nursery stock, ob well as tho
naturo, quantity and origin of earno,"
"G. European nursery stock, and
such other Imported ■ vegetation or
vegetable mattor as tho Minister may
determine, entering Canada, may bo
allowed to proceed and Bhall bo .Inspected at tho point of destination, but
must not bo unpacked except in tho
presence of an inspoctor,"
RACERS WITH JEWJjUASKETS
With Age and 8ucoess the Collection
Frequently Beoomes Valuable
Every groat racohorso, sayB an English exchange, has his apodal toilet-
case, marked with his namo nnd pro-
vldod with n spoclnl lock. Each animal has his own basins, pans, and
palls for tho toilet, his feeding uton-
ells, brushoB and combs.
A racohorso has many sets of towels
ot various grndoH, and has blankets
for all wenthorB, Theso nro mnrkod
nnd numhored, and nro kopt beautifully
clean and woll-nlrod. Tho IioIoiirIurii
of tho horsu uro carried nbout In his
tollot-coio when travelling.
Hobnob all tills luxury every great
homo nowadayx must havo a juwul<
caso, and wIUimiko and succcas the
tho collection frequently bocomos very
valuable.1 In the raskot, which is a
compartment of tlio box, are kept tho
various trlnkots presented by admirers. Theso coiibIbi largely or urilcks
of wear, such ua bridles finUlied in
silver and gold, sllvorohalned and
mounted linltnrs, nnd combs and
brushes mounted In handsomo itylo.
for a ttprn fahni
Tho fiBO-acro Inrgf Bow Park Farm,
near Ornntford, has been, sold to the*
Dominion Cawi'.-rs' Hamilton, which
includes nhout SO <-uiiiilng factories
and controls n larRo proportion of the
ty Is to ha converted into a seed farm
to grow and improvo vegetable seeds'
which havo so far been mostly Imported from othor countrlo*.
The Great Northern oil supply win!
eome from the Union Oil Company ?*JMr\« A
*nd the t^niMjr Herrln hai been ew.Jir*" tSui**
rm for a. tliu« K\m\mt lo \,t\n« Wm,    '     " "
;ei» to ino tonnd exclusively for ihv',' ^^
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THE'DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B/.O.," AOGUST 26,-;llftr
■„•   , V'>",-   -/."  .'-:-.,'   ^..'- 7:;-\7-7v 'c /
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The
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Trading  Cpmpanyj Ltd.
: The Store of Good Values
.
The highest quality, good value and the careful ",
,' service that our Grocery Department offers cannot
»be excelled. •   Examine the special"values offered-
'   for. Saturday and Monday selling,   and   get , the"
benefit"." ' . > "     ;
« Don't spoil your preserves by using Chinese
. or Beet Sugar. ■ We handle out   "B. C."
Pure Cane Sugar.   • " - \ .'
It is the purest. ,... "
<    It is the only satisfactory Sugar for preserving;-,, _ ;    ■
It is' the cheapest, because of its greater
sweetening power.
201b Sacks i.............   $1.30
- Plums, 4 lbs for 25c, per- basket  .7   30c,
-■ Pear's,f3 lbs for 25c, per case ." .'- $2.45
• Peaches, 10cper lb., per case>...' 7\ $1.45'
Staon Shoe Blacking, 4 tins'for. ',,k. "25c
Combination Shoe Dressings,' 2 for '7... - 35c
Imported Kippered Herrins, 2 tins for7.7... -\ 35c
Imported Herrins, in Tomato Sauce, 2 tins for..':35c
•Shredded Wheat/ 2 plcts. for ...;.. v ... ?:*."".:,/25c
•'   Puffe'd Wheat, 3 pkts. for ..,,....!...':."... ;\25c
Malta Vita,' 3 pkts. for  !V.\ ;.   25c
71. Post Toaslies, '3 pkts.' for :....'.;,... .\.."... , 25c,
'■'Toasted,Corn' Flakes, 3 pkts for ...'.■    25c
:Fry''s Breakfast Cocoa, y2 lb. tins'...': 7.. 7..   25c;
.20-oz. tins Canada First Cream, -3 tins for 25c",
■' Common Clothes ,Pins, per doz. -..-..". "   02c
"'Old Dutch Coffee, 1 lb. tins'.': :.'."..".'     40c
TAlberta Government Creamery Butter, 3 lbs
,- ;-f0r . .'..j^. . -7. _....-.	
2'. oz! ^Flavoring Essences   -....
Fruit Jars,' Pints, per .dozen .'...-.'..:.
•Fruit-Jars/Quarts, per dozen'.'	
Fruit-Jars,' half gallons,-p"er dozen ;•	
'Assorted Cake Ic'eings \.h..'... ?;:!:".'.'.
'• Hartley's 1.1b., crocks Jam' 7.'. 7..'.-..
Colgate's Toilet Soap', per liox ;-.	
Colgate's Dental.Cream;.per box,.,....
-Colgate's Talcum.PpAvderyper'box'..'.
-Toilet Paper, Oval and Flat, 5 pkts-for
;-3>
85c.
15c.
65c.
!;.v'75c:
.•;,$i.io
... ' 10c.
7. 20c.
.-.. /30c.
... ;i5c:
!/.   "20c:
*25c^
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Letters To
Ttie gditor \
+    .... -.'--'^  s-r^r^*"   *
fThe editor-; is . not 1 responsible for
articles that are'sent in.       ' '"
COMMUNICATED
-AROUND TOWN
■ ,0. Frlzzell \yas transacting business
at Cranbrook during the'week. • " ' -
- P. Dubois and A. McDougal were
ln Cranbrook on a business trip' early
ln tho week.
•   J.. R. and Mrs Pollock, accompanied
by their daughter, Mies Leata, are this
-week visiting nt Lethbrldgo,    '    '
-,,'A. B. Trites and J. A.__I3roley accompanied A. S. Goodeve, tho Conservative
candidate,.to Michel, where they held
forth on Wednesday ■''
/ .
Aid,'J. W. Robertson.^. Mrs. Robert-
' son, nnd family, returned Wednesday
evening'from Nelson, after two weeks
pleasant outing, with Mr and Mrs R.
Drew. "
The High School clnsscB will, be
hold,In tlio building immediately back
of tho liaptlst Church for.this term.
Tlio plnco ls befni? fittingly prepnrcd
nnd will have ovory modern convenience for school purposos.
Mnnagor noil, of the local brunch of
tho .Imperial Hunk, was a passenger
on Tuesday's flyer for Medlelno Hat,
nnd expects to mako a trip to llanff,
whore Mrs ,\\c\\ Ih hnlldnying for n
short porlod.
',- . .BORNf   ."■     .;;    .-
/ ,       'f     -   >.   1       .1.
Erlandson—At-, Fernie, on Saturday/
August 19th, (1911,",, to' the wife, of, A.
Erlandson, a son.    ■ ,.       ,
Quite a number from here this week
at Lethbridge taking in, the fair.
Chns. Jamieson, of West Fernie, has
gone to Fincher Creek, where he has
secured work at his trade.
A. I, Fisher and J W'Robertson woro
the Liberal delegates to Nelson last
week. Dr. King, of Cranbrook, was'
the choice
Walter Hunnablo,. who has been in
tho east in connection with his window adjustment for some time, is expected'to reach tho city .to-day,
The Elk Lumber Co., this city, havo
lost, three valuable horses In tho Inst
two weeks, and at this date-tho immediate , cause hnB not '. been ' discovered.' -   -
Any 1. C, S. student wiBhing to noil
Scrnnton Phonograph ploaso communicate lowest tormB to W, S. P.,' Co..
Lodger Must\bo \n excellent condition    Spot, cash
■ Teams nro this week busy unloading tho brick for the new H. C. Church,
and It Is expoctod brick laying will
commence very Hhortlly. Tho brick
Js from flnnd Point, Idaho, nnd is of
tlio usual good quality.
The rent nil School grounds hove
uudorgano it wonderful change in the
lost few wookH nnd tho Improved op-
lienrmipo rertnlnly adds value to the
properly. Wo understand a tennis
court Is U« inf.; ;inunK<.-d for the use
of the tfncheni, mid for this the trustees will Hiirr-ly gnln the praise mid
good will nf the "staff.
L. A, RIitcIoi' flhjf'i'ls to Hi** odltor
of The Cranbrook Herald alluding to
tiiui an a   iNunit uojif,   mm uxtiressos
hotiCf wo sbnll \<<* on tin- luukont for
sn nnnnun^ment with mrar^ bond-
linos rending "Hesvy.VVela.ht v. 'Paper'
Welflht,' IVnne having nbnndnnrd the
i,-ai.l.'vJ.i A.Vt.i >b in iV.'WVlju *,. Au V/li*:l
that ho enter the fistic circlo, etc,
At their annual convention nt Ban
i rnnclRrn' Inst wook the Typos dn-
cldcd to mok$ a call of 2f>e, upon ovory
memhor as a contribution to tho MeNamara  llrotlier'B  defenso fund,
To.,the Editor^ District Ledger— ^ ,
.Dear. Sir,--The business meu 'of
Fernie'have nothing to-fear so much
as;-the non:unionizing of the mines.
Some persons would have' the mines
work at any price. Let me tell what
I kiiow' from practical experience befalls non-union camps. "The Cumberland  and  Ladysinitli  as examples.
There a miner or workman is liable
to dismissal without cause. The result is that you find no one willing to
buy a home ln those places because
he never can feel assured that he will
not be compelled to move out at a
moments notice. . In Union camps, a
workman has every assurance that he
cannot be, dismissed without cause,
and that being the case he does not
hesitate to found a home. 1 would
not give very much for Fernie property if'ever the place became a nonunion town. " j-       ,\     ,n      *'   7
Chlnamon by the scores jwork in tho
Vancouver Island mines. In factthose
mines employ any kind of labor that is
cheap. Does Fernie want that condi-
tlon'to reach it? What is Rossland
tbday? ■ Fernle's prosperity will' absolutely cease whenever the mines' are
run on the non-union principle. Does
it not therefore seem, quite .plain-that
our interests lie very close to those/of
the miners? Why should we encourage the opening of the'mines when the
price spells deatii to ^prosperity? - The
mine owners don't give a tinker's d—
about the business men of Fernie or of
any other place. ,. All they want is'to
get their coal_ mined as cheaply as
possible.
"    _ ■ ' - Yours, etc.,
^ .'-       '■' \       s      'CITIZEN-
COMMUNICATED
-> "• ''7 • V     - ■    Corbin, B. C,
_"' ' -'' -V ' - .7 August 23, 1911
To thev Editor, District-Ledger—
' Dear Sir,—There were.,two Italian
"gentlemeH"'who-came upthere from
Fernie, to work, Messrs'Ross and Can-
telin'o, -and after working four shifts
only they, succepded in putting up one
set-of* timbers, with the result that
when ;an( official of the mine visited
uKjT-piaceThe- found~it~neeessary""T3"
fencewoff the place because unsafe,
and the, two "gentlemen" were discharged because of their'incompetency
The same afternoon they' came into
the-Union meeting with a fairy story
that they had been working on the out
side, but upon being sent inside by
the manager to fill coal.' they had refused and quit. They had the nerve to
ask for their transfer cards to be forwarded from Fernie to Coleman.
'      UNION MEMBER
A WORD TO THE  PUBLIC
to help them In their 'struggle against
labor. ,- >n-.- -;"'' \, '■' 7r- ; ' ''
.,, Then ■ we" haye" the heelers - of',; the
plutesi- laibwnfas priests, r who >7 go
around' and;.- send the tfeeble-mlnded
sheep*back to.the slaughter-^it\Is well
to-.lmow'''ourenemies. -   , - ;;'•" ^7-"''
Now some"of the less considerate
public have suggested drlYing'-the men
back to work at the point1 of jhe bayonet, but that Is-rather a-brutal "method
anyhow, it is anwe can expect from
the pimps of a.bunch of. thieves. -If
such'people hadTlived. in .the time' of
Domitlus we would have -'thought' Jess
about'it, because at that,time it;was
a part of their morals to kill a "few
Slaves as an amusement^ b^yt. in these
times' such hardhearted^ brutes'- ihould
be cast'from society. '**   \    ^<   . '
In conclusion I, for one, will be very
pleased to see the "Report1 of "the
Public." „ "       , , ' * •   ".
Thanking you for the'space taken up
by me In your valuable-paper,- ,-   .,
Yours truly, j
'    "''  HOMO.
REPLY    TO    FATHER    ME1SSNER
Fred Stork, accompanied by Mrs.
Stork nnd family, stopped off on* their
way home to Prince lluport from tho
Coronation. Needless to, nay thoy
hnd n most enjoyable trip.
Bert nrnmloy, a well-known young
carpenter of Fertile, died on Saturday
l»it at Calgary from chronic rheuma-
ffsm, rnntrnrtfitl. ft li Htippo«e'!, from
a severe wetting he got up at Inland
Lalfi* on ihc Mward Itaugc. The
body w*» brought to Fernie on Tue*
d»y and ttk«n in eharge by thb Msson-
le order, of which h* was n member,
Interment taking plsc« at 4 p.m. to
F+T»!e C-emtiwj-. He Irs* » nstlTe
fif V.nftUft<1 nnrf hfl<f h*v>n n n^ld^nf of
Fernie for quite n while. He was well
spoken of and gent-Willy Uk<nl.
.Tamen O. Wnttors, or Victoria, who
Is proHldont of tho H, C. Provincial
I-'oilorntloti of Labor, reached town on
Vondny from the Const, Ho Ihih been
nuking \lb|t« at tht- Mirloim puliiti
along the routo lntervlowlng the dlf-
ferent labor bodies, and from Fom'e
he will proceed Knnt, thence to Calgary
to ''ike purl In the proceedings of tho
Trndoi mid Lnlior Congrenn which will
ho held In that city the J 1th of the on-
• Ulllt,   UlOllUli ,
..   THE HOLIDAYS ARE OVER
School will resume on MondnjvAuff.
28th, nt nine o'clock Hhnrp!
t.iimift.n mm piirdrnn htv i<tiriiei>i^y
requested lo take due note of tho snmo
so thnt the forthcoming session may
not be at all delayed «nd< disappoint-
ments may not result In consequence
of tho difficulties of grading the actio-
lflrs properly,
Each pupil Is requested to go to
»h<» 'iflMi worn ther fttfendfldl Inat
June. '
To the Editor,'District Ledger-
Dear Sir,—^
, Solomon says: In the .multiplicity of
council there Is always safety, so «we
can ..expect great thoughts from the
mighty public, seeing that they are
taking so .much Interest and playing
such an Important pari In tho Industrial fight which at the present tlmo
Ib being wngod between capital on the
one hand and laboh on tho other,
Now, It is very apparent that the
public will bo satisfied with tho manly
spirit of the minors nnd the way In
which1 thoy havo laid their caso before
the public for investigation. Wo as
miners have nothi'.ig to .hldo, having
taken a vote on tho decision brought
in by Dr. Gordon, tho chairman of thd
Conciliation nonrd, so iiow'wo/ hnvo
laid our cords boforo the public ''fiico
up oiid what are thoy going to do
noxt?
Now, If thoy aro a grateful and Intelligent public they-will hy thin time
hnve come to spmo conclusion on tho
situation of tho proHont crisis, nnd no
doubt will have found out who !» iho
guilty party, so we1 nro looking forward to another deelslon which will
boIvo tho problem of the unemployed.
The1 magnitude of Intelligence which
has boon brought Into thtH drnma will
It Ib to ho hoped, know fully the dan-
gnrmiH occupation ami the rondltlonn
ilndo.r which the mlnm have to toll in
their dtrngfile for existence. They
will know tho government statistics
of neeldenlfl In mlno« nnd almn hnvo a
little knowledge nbout tho vitiated at-
moaphc-rc that the minors have to
breathe for n period of eight hours
when following lliolr employment in
the howols of Iho earth. They will also
be well acquainted with tho Increased
f en«t   nf llvlnf   nnd  ooMnr» Mint  tli/n»
Corbln, B. C.
To, the Editor ot the District Ledger-
Dear, Sir,—With reference to the
reverend gentleman's letter of explana
tion must say,, that either somebody
is .completely off, their base or, to put
it ln straightforward, "and blunt, English—somebody lies.
The writer states1 (l)1; "The great
majority of men in Corbin had man!-,
tested the wish to go back,to work."
. It would be very Interesting to know
his-source' of.' Information, as the
great majority,did hot know anything'
of the kind andthe subject'was never
broached until he came up and told
them.,to go back to work.
(2) '.'That the Poles, Slovaks, Italians, Spaniards . and Frenchmen
claim to-have been terrorized by the
English speaking men," etc.
This is, to say the least, a most absurd statementUo make In view of the
fact that there were only six English
speaking men ^at "the most who are
thorough union'principled men, and it
is the. height of the ridiculous to say
that half a dozen^could terrorize over
ioo.     ',     , \    7
(3) "That he received a telegram
from Mr. Roberts to, meet him at
Fernie station', and" to accompany him
to Corbin. A    •. '."'
- Somebody is certainly telling^ lies,
as Mr. -Roberts stated to President
Powell,. Secretary Carter and Board
Member Smith'that he did not knt>w
anything about a telegram and that he
met the reverend^ gentleman at, the
station in Fernie and asked him to go
■up*rio-*Corbin,"fo"rTwh"icK*"purpose_' a*
special train'was sent down to McGilll-
yray to take him up.',
(4^ He states"that he assured him-
solf that Mr.' Roberts did not intend
to break the Union." j *
It Is expecting too'' much from our
credulity to think that anyone with a
grain of common sense will swallow
such a glaring falsehood, and we have
too-much respect, for the gentleman's
Intellect, but not for'his duplicity, to
expect "that he can ' really, think that
such assertions will be accepted. How
did he asure himself that Mr. Roberts
did not intend to disrupt the Union?
Surely he does not think that Mr.
Roberts was trying,to keep the mine
open because of his goodness of heart
and anxiety to give the money to the
boys? The reverend gentleman must
know that by his acts he was aiding
the company ln"lt»'efforts.to get the
men to be untrue to their organization
by doing those things that, they had
promised not to do.
((B) "Ho, supposed that ho would
meet one or other of the'District Officers notified by the local officers of
tho clrcumBtnnccB,"        [,
What led him to assume this, and
why did he not enquire, as one of the
Union Officials' was on the station
platform when he left there?
Why was It he uot off the train at
the "Y" and there parted company
with his employer for the purpose of
visiting the houses separately, taking
care not to go to any of the houses
occupied by the local officers of the
Unlon7
(U) IIo morojy Interpreted tho propositions of Mr, Smith to tlio Slovaks,
ItollniiB nnd othcro."   .
No doubt he did, and considerable
more, because the remarks of Mr.
Smith did not occupy more than fifteen minutes, while the "translation"
took more than forty-flve minutes.
Your excuse won't hold water, Father
Melatner,
(7) Ho rlnlms ns an oxcuse thnt
having done what lie did sonic might
blame hlin for translating Into filovnk
Iho programme nf Hie union or n«*i«t-
Ing the Italian Interpreter or similar
nets, /
Nobody would blame him for such
net* of common courtesy, and full well
he knows It, but when he deliberately
counsels men to break faith with their
ernnnlrntlrtn h» I? •m.»ti> ««♦ ^»iw« ♦'»
-v, This is only, in" keeping;with the/rest
of" the. ."Explanation," ;;because;7what
was done was carrI^d"ol|it very'secretly™
"consequently -the "reverend gentleman
is'playing a,; very rquestio'riabIe?gVme
when he tries; to 'fasten blame'either
on-Local or District Officials'.;"" 7-.-S.7' '.
In conclusion;-wej would say,-.that
nobody^ except' those in[ the~cohspiracy
knew anything,whatever;;ttiat£ there"
was to be a meeting,held"'until;about
an hour before • It;topic, praee.vand, furthermore, If III becomes'one^garbed^as
minister of the'gospel;,'& preacher,upholding 'faith' as; one-of7the^Highest
principles to be doing ail in-bis power
to use h'is position.'to-get men to break
faith1 with their fellow-workers,"'and
then put forth, such' paltry .^excuses.
We say plainly *'it wasvnone -of, his
.business^ and if he will'attend' to the
duties of-his office without, interfering
with those things that do not concern
him he will find plenty .to occupy "his
time and not be: overburdened -with
work. ' ;      ',.''_    *   a.
CORBIN LOCAL OFFICIALS
To the Editor, - District Ledger—
. Dear, Sir,—As ■ one ' who" was present at the Conservativo'meeting held
intho Grand Theatre on Tuesday evening I would like to say a few.words on
some of the Incidents that took'place.
Although I am a, Socialist' still that
does not prevent me, from having respect for my many Conservative friends
and can truthfully state"that. I was
particularly well pleased with the way
the two- speakers dealt with the Liberal party,'although speaking ■ kindly
of their opponent In this constituency,
but the way both.went after the mis-
deeds'of the Laurier supporters showing up their-glaring wrong-doings, not
omitting to mention those high in the
ranks of the administration, sure was
a treat': . According, to the statements
of. both Mr. Thompson and Mr. Good
eve trust' had been betrayed and the
whole government , was<• falling -co
pieces^by Its own- roltenues.
-I have often.made^ttie'same observations myself and been told to speak
more respectfully of my "betters." because such honorable gentlemen as M.
P.'s would not be guilty of such con-
auct. I may say' that ' if some
poor poor unfortunate^ working man
had been guilty of one-tenth, .nay,
one-fiftieth, part of the offences
that the honorable gentlemen   -were'
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ployed, by the government- without a
doubt, but not .in'the legislative .halls
by any means. 7 .'' .,    , '". ■'
< The Chinese.,immigratiOn scandals
|vere certainly shown up In great style
by Mr. Thompson, from which we gathered that this province was filched out
Ff~aWut"^mflllo"in^dollat^'lpir,tax>-an3'
still nobody was punished/regardless
of the assertions that,Government officials were implicated. '7 . o, "
"'It is-to be'hoped that all Liberals
will hide their heads in shame.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier was accused by
Mr. Goodeve of saying one thing when
on his tour through B\ C. and stating
very.,differently when talking on the
same subject on the floor of the House,
ln other words,'he, was a purveyor of
falsities, or. as a workingman would
put it, he was lying deliberately.,'
Very strong statements these for Mr.
Goodovo to make ,and yet he produced
Hansard as his authority.. .
His observations on the Reciprocity
pact were very cleverly presented, and
his appeal to the sons and daughters
of the BrltlBh Empire to remain true
to tiio-Motherland was very eloquently dollvcred, this with his exhortation
to make the West a place where, the
Anglo-Saxon'could feel Becure,from the
'.' Puffs ancl'Curls. made'from real hair, constructed >
so that.they can be repeatedly jre-dressed \vithout •■
injury.-.-, They are made in ^aa variety vof, styles and
' in'colors td; match most^anyhair..1. Sale price $1.75. }<
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Turbans in all colors, 25c.-each.  ., •' '   ■    ^.,- 7 .'
1,, . .Women's Knitted Vests, long sleeves; ""just1 ,tho ■
vestfor the present season 30 to 40 cents'.'   -',    -    -  «
Penman's Soft, Lisle, Seamless Hose, in Blacks,
1 Tans, Blues, Pink, Champagne and Grey, 2 pairs for '
-75c.'    '• ;r:'.   - -,;. ;, :■■■"..■>;■» !'?■•-,
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See our Special Lisle Hose,, 3 pairs for $1.00, in <•
; Black .and colors.   .Other  makes   from   20c. per
, pair up.   7 ';_   ' t _    •'».-/'',.    ,.-'7'',i,\ *>
Bolero-and Opera;Shawls; hand-made, just.what
; - you want for the .cool 'evenings.' . •"' .' - -.7' 7 ,,,' ,s
'.Wools in 2, 4 and-8,fold Berlin..-" v.;' 'Jf;!' .'"■ ,    ■"
. ,-;7Beehive Yarns, Saxony and Scotch fingerings.,
\ 7 Shetland -Plors,. Angora - Wools.;,'M..the best"
:;^dkv^:-';!r:- .; /"'"./v^^ -,,'
', - Panama Dresses' for .late Summer wear,iri Navys,' '
" Blacks, Browns, and. Greys,$11.00 to'^ $18.75, 'Sizes: ,
."up to 40'    - '7   '"7   ''  -      , 7 ,    '■'-.„,
'■■ Just Opened—Women's Sweater Coats, in>white'!5.
.   and colors.      i -. ., i-.7'.- .-',.'      '      7 -"•.
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' Little"Boys! Knitted' Suits,'.- comprising,-jacket;;'
\ trousers and c'apj-for boys froni.4 to 8 years. " - ."- v
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about the,,Crow'B;,Nest Pass.,v.v. ,;.
Is it well with either,1 the' buainess
man or. the workingman?,' If not,
then why not? Tlfe one will reply
because the miners are not: working
and the latter will make ariswer that
the'operators are not willing-to grant
them the slight raise they ask in 'order
to meet the increased cost of living.
Very .likely^ many of you have rend
"Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens, and
will remember that, Oliver dared to
ask for more and the gentleman ln tho
white'waistcoat said he-was sure to be
hanged, ns his crime was most awful.
Well the mlneworkers asked for more
and says the Conservative 'member for
than the memory "of any.living; man, ,
and what is' the 'result?—Riches be- '
yond tho wildest' dreams', on the one
hand,' and Poverty, Vice and Destitution that was', never known In any
previous age, and If this is the "Pros*
perlty" that Canada la' to'get,,.then f
Bay with all slncerlty~'/<3od help Canada!" .    -,'     ■' '\ :'.; " \ '
Yours for real Prosperity,
, .'"ROBERT DRAPER
f
Leeds (Ont.) there would havo boon
.     „,    _,     .     «,,,,, t ,n0 trouble about getting conl If the
terrible ..Trusts, finished his speeoh, Llbern, adornment-had followed his
an* immod ately those on the p atform adv, whIch WftB that th - (th a,
rose o their foot and BhoutodHooraylwor]{crfl),Bhou]d ,mvo hQm Mvm tQ
In the early part of tho mooting pro- work ftt the Jnt of tho b t Ifl
mlBO was made ha questions wot. d Ul0r0 mHch dlfforojico botwcon th<J80
he answered, and tbom intending to two „wh|t0 wal8Coated.,. OTCopt ono of
nsk thorn woro surprised when tho' onr8^
nieellng was brought to such nn abrupt j    ThlB WflB- ono of Ul0 quMt|onB   W<J
c l wore most anxious to ask Mr. Qoodove,
and also as ho claims to have looked
What woro our Conservative frlondB
afraid of? Echo answers—What? They,
„        ,    ,     A,   , so carefully after the IntercBts'of,-
were «b brave as lions piercing tho t„0B0 w,)080 votofl ftro uboM-
armor of holr Liberal opponents with th„      Ufiulftr {l     ,f ft   WftfJ ,
not a Binslo reprcBontatlve on the pla -. Ho„BO whon Tfty]or mndo Wb fa
form to enter prolos . and yet «!•' to Mnckemlo King, and If he pr9tcat-
thougl. thy had proWl o answer d „ |ngt „,,„ |n , „,« conBlllu-
auoBtlons their nervous hasto to bring ontB? , '
tne meollng to a cIobo can only bO\Oo-i   ., 	
counted for on <ho score thnt so lonJ Vory Prolml.ly (Mb would have boon
ns iliey woro going after the other fel-1'00 "tralghtforward n poser, and may
low It wm perfectly in order, but when jbo, M|° Kn««m for our Coniorvatlvo
there was n possibility of being called l^ndVtnc lc» In closing the meeting
upon to answer somebody olio, ihcy w,t,,out wfloomlng his platform pro
V'Oi'o not so valiant.
I proposo to nsk our Tlrltlflli friends
n few questions In n friendly way.
1. Hnvo we not nil boon told both nt
political meetings and in school nbout
the mighty empire, the richest, tlio
grandest tho world has over known,
mUoH. j
Although this strike has dragged
along wearily for B months, still It
has boon remarkablo free from broach'
es of the law. Pollremonhnvo had
n good-time, no work and pay day com*
IiiB around rPKiilnrly. Such conduct
upon which tho sun novor'sots—"thoI"1"*' nftve disappointed flomo people,
homo of tho bravo and the froo"? If
such be the case, and it Is through tho
efforts of our foMfnthors thnt It is so,
How In It that so many have boon compelled to leave It and ttie most of us
Lethbridge,'Alta, Aug. £3.
To tho Editor, .District Lodger—
-.Dear Sir and Brother,—A few-lines
tn. your valuable paper regarding tho
situation in this end of the field. '
Everything Is'as quiet as at the start, <
At Diamond City, Chinook and hero
thero Is not such a thing as a Bcab
to be "found,, President Powell has
been around nil theso little out of the
way places for the past few days.
We were suro glad'to see him. Every
man goes around with a smllo on his
face Blnco ho came on tho scene. I
will have- more news for you noxt
wook,   -
Thank Cod that wo havo no likelihood of nny scabs,    . • '
' '    n      Tours, etc,
1   -.-       .STEADFAST
GO TO SCHOOL (0 O'CLOCK)
Hello! Say Jimmy noxt Monday
morning I'll bo at school nt ten rnlim-
tea to (i and I'll rnro you around tho
school grounds flvo times for tan mar*
bios.
That old school hell will bo ringing next Monday .morning, so we'll
hnvo to bo Johnny on tho spot boforo
0 o'clock nnd don't forget.
particularly as It would havo a ton*
doncy to throw lawyers, barristers and
judges Into the rnnkB of the unemployed class, so perhaps with a vlow to
romodying such n sad state of nf-
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Here' it is, Waiting for U
FOR SALE-wllI sell for $100 (cost
considerably moro) Organ, tn tho host
of order; IS mopa. maker, Cornish
Orgnn Co.; terms can be arranged;
will lake |25 cash, and $lo per month.
Apply Ilox R2. Colemnn. 51
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hnve tho Rrlt to tnke no much Interest I think he esn wrinkle out hy «ueh r.Wlrt.1    1   Tf Ttrltntn l« ♦'hf* vlrhont emplro' ^rwk by those who do *n lov« th«
In tho labor movomnnt thoy will no I iih tactics by beaglnq the question.
DIED
Aiigoit 15rjJ.—Iiiftnt dsaghter of
Mr and: Jfw. Thomas Cunttifc. of Went
Fernie. Funeral took place on Thurs
day.
doubt boversfd ln economics so that
they will be In the position to analyio
what nro wages nnd profits, which to
me appear the RreatMt obstsf-l^ In thin
Atruggle
Wages to thn> worker are his standard of living, and profits to tho capitalist are unpaid labor, and If ever
there was a time when the miners
wero Justified In asking for an advance ii\ 7uue-.i when taking Into consideration the cost of living, that time
U   HOW.
The public will also have taken into
consideration the foroes that tre hare
(o fight against. We have tho govern
ment, who are helping tho capitalists
by taking (lie duty off the coal that
cowed aver the Hut. *LkU wuvfet wltU
out contradiction that the government
ls always ready nt the call of capita)
(S)
accepts nil responsibility for what he
did.
If so, then whv try to rtorfnn hriilnrf
supposed acts of courtesy. Batter
come out In the open and atata boldly
that he did not give « rap for the man
and their union. This would have
bean the more manly eourte, even
though it might not be considered In
harmony with one whoee avowed pur.
peae le to preach falthfutnete and Irv
tegrlty when a premise has been given.
(»> The Local Officials should be
M*m*d, gnrely he asuit be aware
that the Local Officials did not konw
anything nbout the meeting In Question
nor th* proportions of the Company,
In the world who has the riches?
He claims it as his right nnd     3.  Who does tlio work that makes
these riches and who enjoys them?"
4.   How many of the readers who
>mv«»  rMntlvpet   In   Hrnit   TWIMn   «,„»
even when working are earning barely
enough to keep body and soul together
and look In fear and trembling for the
coming of the rent man on Monday
morning?
6. How many are there among the
Min)wU of this "rlchpst empire that
ever waa" who know what It la to
tramp with pockets omjity In teach of
a Job leaving children and wife at
borne In virions afttet ef detUtstlen?.
f could go on'lnnVrinltfly aaklrig
theso questions which   reflect    the
glory" ef IlrUUn that the politicians
lUiULw **» anyone ef th«n (rt»*w »»fNW* l* pi*W* abwit, hut nil! dwrtst
opportunity to know so that they coald
notify r>„> DiHtrlcf. Offlcert.
and com* nearer home and ask ear
ConaerrsMre friends a few questions
worklnaman. and very likely thoRo
stalwarts have been dispatched to other places. Really, It was unkind of
those responsible for the suddon clos>
Inr tn th* mwflnir to d^nrirfl ns nf
(he chance to explain why some of Mr
doodeve's party had been to thought'
full of somebody's Intorosts In thus In*
suiting cltlecnt of this constituency.
In conclusion, let mo say thnt as a
Socialist there la nobody who wlihes
moro sincerely to ecu tho people of
Canada happy and prosperous, and by
tb* people I mean every single Individual and not a handful of capital'
lata wbo own the railroads, mint* and
otn*r Industries of the country. It
ought to be known by ev«ry single
yoter that both Liberal* and Toriea
have govenwt <lr*at Writaln at ▼arf'
one Intervals sine* the day* of I don't
remember, hut, at any rate, longer
I-HJUNITUHW   l.'Olt
Mr*. L. P, Bckstefn,
BALhV
•Apply,
t.f.-5l
FOR SALE—Elswlck IJicycle, one
r*\f   lATflfylfa'       T>i»!Hi»1h        *vH*i1»«n fW*****
speed; gear-caae with oil bath; brakes
front nnd back; luggage carrier and
Lucas lamp complete; perfect order;
nearly riew, Price $60. Further particulars nt Ledger Office.        31 np
Information wanted as to whether
one Datld Mania, formerly of Hamilton, Ont., la now living, or If dead the
date and place'of lils death. Impor-
fanL Kindly ccxomaslcate with I*e
A Farmer, Canada Life Building, Hsm-
liton, Ont.       ' 6l^t
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Mlf.l/ W(K)!> FOR ftALK tn «OTO
lengths. tJ-SO per team lead at Ken
nedy and Mnngani; or call 'phone' 2-1,
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