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-.- Thei Official Organ of District No. 18, U. M. W^of A.
No. 11/Vol.. VI.
THE, DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. ,C, NOVEMBER 2, 1912.
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Members of Hatters' Unior^
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.HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 29.—Four
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hours passed this evening and then
the jury tn the Danbury hatters' boycott case, which has been in the United .States Court .over; ten years, and
has been in its second trial, since' last
. August, came in about 7 o'clock with
"a verkdlct of480,000, which was the
■ full sum asked by D. F. Loewe and Co.
the scab hat .manufacturers at Dan-
bury, who hate Samuel. Gompers" and
the American Federation of Labor.
As required „by the' anti-conspiracy
clause of the Sherman law, Judge
James L. Martin, of Brattleboro, Va„
' promptly trebled the award to $240,-
000, whichi. with costs, of J 10,000, mak-
.es'tne biggest-award ,ev<jr granted by
a Connecticut jury,-, breaking the record'of the'jury, of December,. 1909,
which gave-damages to Loewe of $74;-
,000,''or $222,000 .'when trebled.
Both sides, .which really are ,the Am-
'. erlcan* Anti-Boycott' Association    and
. the  American . Federation" of Labor,
conceded it,is to be,the'greatest'case
of capital vs., labor ever tried'out in
an American court, -and the. verdict
vindicates.Loewe's contention]that he
.' may. legally do as they please without
interference*on the part of, the local
-union leaders,: the United Hatters of
■North America or the American Fede-
ration of Labor,- with, which all are affiliated.   ' ; •;' ■";-■'     ,
. : It7 is  understood-, that  the   discus-
, sio'n' in Jhe'7jury, room, was entirely
-about the amount to be awarded, and
did not. bear .at >H"'on the possibility
of a refusal to make any award.1    It
' ,was understood that one or two. jurors
'thought -nominal damages would   be
sufficient, but there was general sur:
prise when the • foreman announced
the limit of $80,000.
,, In the closing sentences of his .argument, Daniel Davenport,, chief counsel for Loewe, said that he was really
to blame for placing the, complaint
figure at $80,000, but that he never
believed that the case would be-any-
more' than, two years in court when
he drew the writ.     . r -
Walter, Gordon Merritt, of New
Yor}. 'City, also counsel for Loewe,
has been especially interested in the
outcome, because his father was
forced out of the hat manufacturing
business a number 'of ■ years ago by'
union,,hatters, who ruined his scab
hat, makers' business.
Immediately after • the jury ' had
been excused, John K; Beach,, of New
Haven," and Frank L. Mulholland, of
Toledo, the labor lawyers, moved that
the verdict be'set aside,' and- after
this had been overruled by Judge Mar^
tin the defendants were given until
January'2 1913/to file, their appeal'to
the United States. Supreme Court.
Of the original -240 defendants about
fifty are now dead and the homes and
bank. accounts of the others, remain
under, attachment. State Labor Commissioner Patrick N.," Connolley, of
Danbury and Congressman 'Patrick
Maher, of New, York City,' are among
the defendants. ' The alleged .conspiracy against tlie. Loewe .firm was
especially successful on the Pacific
slope, and numerous . retail dealers
were compelled to cease doing business with-Loewe' under threats3 of
being-placed on the American Federation-of Labor unfair list,  '"•'-,
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M1NERONI0N ys
Xs HELPING FAMILY
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COMRADE'S WIFE AND SEVEN CHILDREN
7 77 BEING WELL LOOKED AFTER     -
tyl IN ER7GOES^ T07 HIS7DE ATH-
" ,.TH/VT FRIEND MIGHTLIVE
During   Mount   Uj/ell   Disaster -Jack
--..Bolton Relinquishes His Place-,, ■
To Married Man
representation, and because 7aH7goY.
ernmeat.is today acl.nowledge.dJto be
based upon the consent of the governed.     '    y.    y * \ y :■ y "■ . ■'
'.No human being,.was wise'enough,
or, good.enough to-have under,, his
complete, control any other . member
oi the -_uman race, and.no .human being should be absolutely under the
control of any other person.
•The feminine,half of the race, with
a few lunatics, criminals and paupers
of the nobler half, have been without
representation. A lunatic might recover control of his lost reason, a
drunkard might reform, and a boy
would come to ■ maturity, but a woman, under present conditions, was
consigned to the places temporarily
occupied by the incompetents,
Coming liome to British Columbia
laws she brought to light some" * of
the -glaring inequalities that have
cumbered the statutes of this province. ' The most- objectionable "of
these was the law which constituted
the father sole guardian of the 'children of'the family and=made it pos:
sible for him to turn the. guardianship of the children of' his wife to
any other person-against the'protest
of the mother of the children. In this
connection Miss Davis cited a,-, case
that had come under the notice of
the League at,Victoria. A father had
been granted the privilege of transferring the guardianship of his children to any other person, and the
mother,, a hard working, respectable
woman, had saved up ou her own
account, $1500 against a time of need.
In order to retain control of ber.chUr
dren, she offered the man $1000 of
her money for this control, but knowing the amount she had, the father refused, unless the whole $1500 was
turned over to him." "
She did this -and. this father went
his way and the woman faced anew
the struggle of life with the purpose
of keeping her family together. This
was .only one of the possibilities .of
tae "man-made laws of tlie province
and Miss Davis thought it was time
that women were called in to make
these.laws at'least respectable.
After she had closed, her address
nuestions-were-asked-regarding—the
movement in England. - To one of
these'she replied that the movement
was not cbnfirned to any class; factory girls, seamstresses and duchesses had ."marched hand in hand through
LETHBRIDGE, .Oct, 29,—The in-
habitants' of north ward showed their
support ln a very 'substantial'manner
in-a-.most deserving object by attending In good 'round.numbers at a' charitable social and dance held in the
Miners Hall, Inst. night, in aid of a
Mn, John Slnorlck, whose lnisband
hns,been an Inmate of Brandon asylum for ovor a year,
v Mrs. Sinerick has a family of seven children depondlng upon her, and
hor husband being a member of-thc
miners' union of thia city and a roan
who Ib held in tho highest esteem by
tho officials and' his fellow workmon,
thoy havo from tlmo to tlmo during
Slnorlck'B detention in tho asylum
assisted his wlfo nnd family out of
tho minors' funds and liy occasional
subscriptions,v
This tlmo it was consldorod that
further aid could moro easily bo ob-
talnod by having a social and danco.
SongB wororendorod by MIbb Tonnnnt
Miss Mooro and Miss Wholan, and
Messrs. Torman and Gnllaghor. Tho
promotora woro Mosars, O, Peacock,
Matt Logan, Jolin Potronlgl. and L.
Mooro, nnd ovory credit Ib duo to them
for tlio success of tho gathering which
closed In tho small hours of tlio morning. *
HOBART, Tasmania, Oct. 18.—
With tho recovery of soveral of the
miners, rescued from the North
Mount Lyell mine, cornea a story of
great heroism, a tale showing that
thb traditions of tho British people
were upheld during tho greatest mln-
Ing disaster in "the history of. Aus-1
tralla. - •
Included In tho forty-two bodlos
which have boen recovered to dato,
was tho remains of a hero, a young
man named Jack Bolton, who gavo
up his life ln order that n married
man might bo allowed to llvo. „
. According to tho information
gleaned from tho fortunate man who
was thus aav'od, Mr. ilonry Irving,
Bolton, had socurotl a placo,,In tho
cago whloh was ready to be hauled
to safoty at tho timo that tho disaster-
ous tiro broke out.' Nevertheless he
Immediately gavo up hU place to Irving ln ordor that tbo latter might bo
allowed to llvo to protoct IiIb wlfo' and
family.
Whon tho Bonrcli party stumbled
across tho hero's body tonight thoy
found that he had lain down to die
with his hands olnapod behind hla
bad:, nB calmly as If ho had Bt retched
himself in Blumbor rather than to
wait (or cortaln death.
EBERTS GETS
REPRIEVE-LIFE
Minister of Justice Notifies
Counsel at Macieod—Was
to Hang on Monday
MACLEOD, Oct. 29.—With only five
days yet allowed toilive, before paying the extreme penalty for murdering Constable Wilmett, of the It. N.
W. M. P., a reprieve has been granted
to-Fritz Eberts. '   -   ■'
Tonight; a telegrani - was received
fro'ni the 'Minister of Justice, Ottawa;
by Messrs. Macieod'and Grey,'counsel
for Eberts, announcing that Eberts'
sentence' has been Commuted to life
imprisonment. All preparation's had
been'made-for the-hanging on Monday next, the scaffold built and witnesses arranged.  ■ '^      a
The commutation of the sentence is
a great victory for J, W. McDonald,
who'conducted Eberts' fight for life!
Ebert,s,will likely be removed to the
Edmonton penitentiary.
The murder was, committed April
IS,' 1908, at Frank, Alta.   ';
PRESIDENT STUBBS
IN CALGARY
(Calgary Albertan) ,ft '
"I hope that there will not be a
strike In,the. CrovVs Nest district,
and at present I,do not expect such
a condition of affairs. But the'dlf-
ferences between the mine workers
^a_____4J^.-Croy/__6___Nest Bass—Coa!
Company, in regard to yardage pay
must be settled within a short time
or, a strike is not beyond the realm
of possibility.,"    " ,, '•;'-■
The-above statement was made'yes-
wages and shorter hours, to become
effective on .November 1. The company also agreed to submit to arbitration the" cases of twenty of the strikers, who are accused of "violence."
The scabs which, the company imported during the. strike will all be dismissed to-morroow night. With the
exception of a company at the power
house all the militia has been dismissed by Colonel Cleary.
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TURKEY  HUMBLED—
,        7 TO SUE FOR9PEACE
LONDON, Oct. 31.—A four day's
battle in Thrace ba3 ended' in Bulgarian commnnder-in-chlef General
Sayoff, who by skilful strategy bas
probably brought to a close one of the
shortest and most remarkable wars on
record.   •
A.great Turkish army, estimated at
over 200,000 men has heen defeated
and is retreating. Constantinople is
believed tb be at,the mercy of the
victorious Bulgarian army and a council sitting'at the Porte is discussing
the advisability ,of suing for peace.
Important Decision
of Judge Thompson
Ik Re. Rafaelle Michelle and the
Crows Nest Pass Qoal Co.—
Full Text
CHOLERA KILLS
TWO THOUSAND
Dread   Scourge   Is   Sweeping   India;
21,00 Cases in Madras Alone
WASHINGTON, Oct. . 28.—Cholera
again is sweeping India, according to
a report to the United' States Public
Health- Service. . In August, in the
province of Madras alone there were
21,306 cases, with 10,620 deaths, arid. In,
other parts of the Empire an equally-
ominous mortality prevailed.
While .the scourge is not so severe
as in previous--years, it Is exacting a
heavy toll.- ' Cholera is also said to be
prevalent In Asiatic Turkey, and with
Turkish troops being hurried into
Southern Europe because of the Balkan war, the officials fear the plague
may spread through-Europe.
WELL   KNOWN   WRITERS
'    COME-. TO CONCLUSION
HOME RULE  IS  BEST
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the streets of London and other towns,  terday afternoon by _5.8m Stuubs, pre-
in advocacy of, the cause.   >
She talked-- briefly upon the militancy praticod ln England, upon' a
request from,the audience, but stated
that this .western 'movement was entirely aside from the English movemont, and her,league expressly forbid
any such action in this campaign. She
excused militancy In Englnnd upon
the ground that It was a last 'resort
to compel acknowledgement of the
right of petition by women to the
government. -, ■
A resolution to form a league In
Fernie was adopted, without opposition'and several namos were at onco
enrolled. Miss Davis went to Cranbrook on Sunday and will organize a
branch thore during this week.
ISLAND MINERS
SURE TO WIN
U, M, W, OF A, WILL GIVE SUPPORT
AND HELP TO CARRY ON FIOHT
sldent of. District 18,-of the United
Mine Workers _, of America, and acquiesced iri by A. J. Carter, secretary.
"The miners do not feel that T. W.-'
Crothers, minister of labor, has shown
as much intorest in tho situation' as
conditions warrant. His refusal to appoint a. board of arbitration to settlo
the differences has delayed settlement'
unnecessarily, and dld'not impress the
mlno workers as being a particularly
friendly act.
"Plans aro under way for a settle-
ment now, but I cannot rovenl tho
nature of them ot the,present time.
The mlno workers aro anxious to clo
everything within reason to have the
differences adjusted, but" will Insist
that tho Western Coal Oporutora' association agreement with the Unltod
Mino Workers of America bo lived up
to by the Crow's Nest Pass company."
Such Important points as to what
constitutes "Notice of Inquiry,"
"Claim for Compensation," "Serious
and Wilful Misconduct," were fully
dealt with by Mr. Justice M. Thompson as arbitrator in the above matter.
As to what effect an arbitrator's report has under the Workmen's''Compensation Act, Proviso No. 8,' under
the Second Schedule (Arbitration),
which "we quote, is self-explanatory.
It reads:
"8. Where the amount of compensation under^ this Act ■ shall have
been, ascertained, or any weekly payment varied, or any other matter decided, under this Act, either by a committee or by ari arbitrator or by agreement, a memorandum thereof shall be
sent, in manner prescribed by said regulations, by said committee or arbitrator, or by any party Interested, to
the Registrar of the County Court for
the district in which any person entitled to such compensation resides,
who shall, subject to such regulations,
on being satisfied ,.as to its genuineness, record such memorandum in a
special register without fee, and
thereupon the said memorandum shall
for all purposes be enforceable as a
County Court judgment. Provided
that the County Court Judge-may at
any time rectify such register."
• Judge Thompson's full findings are:
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRIT-
,  ISH COLUMBIA-IN THE MATTER
,'OF  THE  WORKMEN'S   COMPEN-
.   S'ATION ACT, 1902,
' and—'-"^       =*r"
LONDON, Oct. 29.—Conori Doyle
and Joseph Hocking, the- novelists,'
have come to the conclusion that home
rule. is • the best thing for Ireland.
Formerly'. strongly opposed to home
rule,*the writers-have now recanted
and in letters to the -Times, ■ explain
their reasons for the change" of front.
They state that late experiences have
convinced them that the present Irresponsible system of government in
Ireland can never be remedied while
that country is tangled up in British
politics.
"Dear Sirs,—Enclosed find notice of
injury of the following persons, Robert
Rae,  Raffelle   MiceTli   and   Fred   No-
herny. . ,
"Yours truly,
"MAURICE BURRELL,   •
"Secretary."
.On
Shaw
cate:
the    21st   February, 1912, D»\
drew  up  the following certil'i-
C. P. R. 18 MULCTED
Company Ordered to Pay Nearly Fifty
Thousand Dollars In Damages by
Quebec Court
Women s Suffrage
Meeting in Fernie
Political Equality League Forms a
Branch in this City
Tho Woman's Political Loaguo of 1),
C, has started a oompalgh for the emancipation of tholr aox, and Judging
by Uieir activity it is oound to bear
tju-jkttt itihuH _. TH1.** biHvUi) UmU
Is touring tho province and holding
meeting* in ovory city, town and ham-
lot nnd establishing branches everywhere  On Saturday It Svni Fornlo'a
wero proiont In Allloi Hall to hear
Mil* Dftvloi dlieuia tho quostlon.
Rev, J, V, blmm.cj., of the Methodtxt
Church, occupied tho chair, and in hit
opening remarks •tilled that ha w«t
not fh.ro to champion the camo; tho
womon iwmod to him to be amply
able to do that for tbc._i_cl.-ca. lie
had noticed that wbenover a woman
had been called to perform tho function! of it pnblie offlco ih_ had alwnya
given tho task her beet mitIm.
MUi Darli wai irwted wllh ap-
pMw»« wfifln «ho mm to siwal. ond
aooo bad her audience wrapped in
closo attention. Sho does not, attempt oratory; just goon direct to the
core of hor lubjoot and delivers nn
address full of firit hand Information
upun u ttubjetut, which it in «ii»y to suo
has full possession of her mind.
She outlined, briefly, tho rise end
progress of tho movomont,  Sho based
hor pica for suffrage for Iter sex upon'
a -.<).> .ew tuinut r<mson«. •.
Tho first of thoio ihe declared to bo
"human rights." Women had never
been conoldorod in tho light of hu*
man belngij, except when it camo to
obeying tho lawe which they had had
no part in forming.
Tho aecond reason waa that thoy
wum_d dUiict »«_>i'*)'_>ei_t__Uou of U.uir
half of the raco In tbo making at well
aa In obeying laws. Th««o were demanded that ther might aafeguard tho
Intereata of women and children, #v
duly bnt poorly performed by tbe to
_alf<j<! atcoug.c fcalt of tk» nice.
Tboy wanted  no tuition without
NANIAMO, Oct. 3.,—Tho compnnloa
hero lin,vo done everything In their
powor to try and got scnbB to work
tho mines. Just how successful thoy
havo been can bo hccii from tho fact
that they havo only, been ablo to mako
scabs out of tholr officials, In attempting to work for tho laat two
wooka thoy hnvo only succeeded in
producing about 800 toiiH of conl, und
thoy aro afraid to ship nny of tt for
thoy nooil it to koop tho fans running
nil wo hnvo doclnrod a goiioinl Btrlko
of nil tho employes of thnt compnny.
Kvory man working undor thnt company at Cumbcrlnnd nnd Lndjsmltli
has rospondod to tho call, nt othor
times thoy have always had the fire
hones and engineers stick with tho
company nnd help to boat tholr follow
mon. nut what a surprlao thlB tlmol
Tho mlno workers nro nn lndtu.tr.nl
iin Ion now, Hy mlsroprosontntlon
tho operator! havo beon ablo to get
flhrt_t   Ifl   n!n»rn«   fl-l*»*|   V^npf^yp..     nml I
thnt Vist hnd tho off*>r. of pilvlnp- mon '
a littlo oxtra work ns wo hnvo sue-'
cooded In shipping ovory ono( of them
bock to Vancouvor.
Tho only ronion thnt tho Chinamen
nnd .Turin fnf w_inm thoro nro nl» _nf
160 out of C00) nro working la to tho
fact that the Hon. Dick McDride has
3E. of hla ivovlnclnl pollco stntloncd
at Cumberland and whon any Chinaman refuaea to go to work he la met
by a pollcoman and told It he don't
ku M» work ho will bo thrown out of
hla aback. Tbey reipoct no law, but
if wo make a miss-atop there la always « row of them on band to aee
that tbo law ti enforced. Bat w*» tre
here to win aad overy man la atandlng
-Mild,' Thoro la no chaneo of us losing, tb* International baa tndoraed our
att-bu aud tut* ftWli-K u* financial support. .
OTTAWA, Oct. 28.—A totnl of $.8,-
718 In dnmngo suits against tho Can
ndlnn Pacific Railway was awnrded
lri tho Hull supremo Court this weok,
as a result of the nctlona arising out
l>( tho wreck of the Pontlao train at
Hull lu March hut. Tho last of tho
soi-Iob of actions was concluded todny,
whon Clnyton Chowan wns glvon a
verdict for $10,0I»|). Fivo cases woro
disposed of in nil during tho,wook,
voi diets being rmulorod aa follows:
P. Moylo, $1,11.: R, Mnxwoll, $0,
00'j; A. Roylo, $21,071: A. J. Qulnn,
Clnyton Chownn, $10,000.
CITY'FATHERS AND
MORAL REFORM
FOUR  HOLD SPECIAL  MEETING AND
CLOSE PICTURE SHOWS ON SUNDAY
PUBLIC UNAWARE OF MOVE
"District 18, U. M. W. of A., Michel
Local Union, No. 2334.
"DOCTOR'S  CERTIFICATE.
"No  ' '      .
"Date. Feb. 21at, 1912.
"This is to certify that I have attended   R.   Michelli  from   November
21st, 1912, inclusive.     Nature of illness, fractured spine, paralyses, and
that the patient was unable to work
during that period."    Unable-to work.
"R. M. SHAW,
"Medical Doctor."
Which was forwarded to the respondent company with the following letter:
"Michel, B. C, 21st' Feb., 1912!
IN THE MATTER OF THE WORK-
..MEN'S   COMPENSATION  ACT,..
,     ACT, 1902.
"The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company,
Limited, Fernie, B. C.
, "Dear Sirs,—Enclosed find Doctor's
Certificates' for thc claims of Robert
Christian, Robert Clare, John Feran-
c'ik, Frank'_Pajk,R.'Micell..-John Vol-
patti- and.Albert Allan.
■"Yours truly ■„
"MAURICE BURRELL,    ,
"Secretary."
IN THE MATTER OF AN ARBITRATION THEREUNDER BETWEEN
RAFAELLE MICHELLE   (Applicant)
and,- Botjiof which were duly received by
THE   CROW'S" NEST   PASS   COAL'j the Company on February 22nd; 1912.
,', COMPANY.. LIMITED, a Bod_7Cor- "
porate (Respondents).
f VMS-
VIOLENCE  FEARED
IN BERLIN RIOTS
Two Thousand Woman   Smaih   Butcher Shop and Bodily Steal
Meat
-Tho "Donr Food"
violence   today.
nrcni-iN, Oct. 28.-
rlota increased   in
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*\\on In tho Wortdlnp rtli.trlrt, flrmfiV
lsh_d tho premium* nnd stole tho mont.
The manager waa seriously Injured.
All the other butchor ahopa In tho district havo boen closed nnd barricaded.
Tlio   rintlrn  tfifn Winn    .ntyswT   nui  ],<
strong forco, aa tho dlatrlet which la
In tho north of Berlin haa on provlous occasions been (ho arano of violent disturbances and It la feared
thono mny ho repeated.
Lnto on Tuesday afternoon tho City
Clerk wns Instructed hy tho Acting
Mayor to call a special meeting of
tho City Council ostensibly for thc purpose of (llacusslng tho city's finances
with Mr.'J, V, Macdonaid, manager of
tho Homo Bank, hut ns It later transpired, the mnln buslnoss discussed nnd
tranBacted wasthat In connection with
tho moving plcturo shows on Sundny
night,     Thoao prosont woro:    Aid.
Uroloy tin tho chair), nrown, Graham
nnd Roblchaud, nnd tho City Clork.
There was ono spectator In tho chambers, and ho Is a city official.    Ab It
happened Mr. Macdonaid did not put
In nn npnoarnnco, nnd this llttlo cotorlo
then hnd n quiot llttlo friendly tablo
chnt on the .moving plcturo shows,
Mr, Uroloy, wo understand, remnrkod
thnt f-OMlCONl- hnd mentioned to him
nbout tho thontrcR running vnudovlllo
on  Sunday night, nnd   Mr. Ornlmni
stated (lint hn likewise wiih told by
SOMEONE) of thlB WICKI.I) practlco.
Ono gentleman snld thnt thr> Isis hnd
no Vnudovlllo on Sunday night, but
Hint ovldonlly did not r-arry weight.
Tho fnct remnlnnd  Hint flOMKONIfl
had told Mr. Uroloy nnd Mr. (irnhnm
thnt   (hla   I3VrL  oxIatH.    Our   City
Fathiii-fl wore shocked, nnd cxtrotno
mensurcR It was folt must bo Inkon to
stop this wickedness.     Mr. Ornhnrn
rnmn tn tho ro««no with  i»  hrllllnnt
Idea thnt nil plcturo shown should hn
closed on a Bunduy.    Ho mndo n motion to thia effect nnd In this ho waa
ably t-ocondod by Air, lioMchnud.  Tlio
rest wiih <>niy.    It wnn put to tho voto
nnd    wrlfMl    UNANIMOUBLY.    Mr.
Jlrown,  tlio only other  <Wy  Knthor
around thn tablo, toxcopllng of course
Mr Uroloy, who wna In tho rhnlr ami
ronftcqucntly hnd no vote, falling In
line.
ARBITRATOR'S,FINDINGS
, This ls an application under the
Workmen's Compensation Act made
by one Rafaelle Michelle against tlie
respondent company.
The applicant on the 21st day of
Novombor, 1911, wns In the employ of
tho respondent company at Number 3
Mine, Michel, one of the properties
of tho respondent company.    Ho was,
ori that date, Injured by n fall of rock
from tho roof nnd ls now permanently
disabled,   It appears, according to tho
applicant's evidence, that he was Instructed by tlio five boss, undor whoso
ordors ho worked, to got to No. 2
Slopo of No. 3 Mlno to work with Bomo
Slav workmen in pulling out propB.
Those Slavs appeared to have a lender (or "boss") a Slav by name of TJ1I1I.
tho nppllcnnt'snyB that ho obeyed the
flro boss nnd whllo working with tho
Slavs wns Injured,    mill, on the other
hnnd, snys that whon  the nppllcant
enmo,, to him, ho (1)1111) stopped him
mm told him not to go further nn thoro
was dangor; tlmt ho snld to him In
..ngllsh, "You hud hotter stny horo;
It Ir prptty dnngorous up thoro." That
tho applicant did not listen but Blurt-
ml off; that twiuu 1)1111 look hold of
tlio applicant's cont nnd told hi in lo
stop.     Thnt Dim then left nnd Mich-
olio started off,    The accident occurred shortly nftonvnnls.   This evidence
is In pnrt confirmed by ono Jnn Dorm-
In,   nnotlior   Slav,     Ho   snyn   thnt
Michelle wns not working undor HIIII,
Anothor   Slav,   Stovo   Mlkus,   HtatcH
Hint ho also warned Michelle.    After
tho nccldent Michel lu  was taken  lo
tho Michel Hospltnl, whero lie still lies
permanently dlsnbled.
Kvldenco was given thnt ut the time
of the uccldont Dr, flhnw, ono of tlio
roHldent physlclnua of the hospital,
drew up tho following certificate:
AUGUSTA STRIKE ENDS
VICTORY POR MEN
"WOItKMBN'B CO.MIM'.NBATION..
ACT, 1002
Mlchol, B.C., Nov. 21,  V.M1.
"1 HWW'.HY (Ml.TIFY .lint  1 hnvo
this day examined   llaffelle    Mlcttlll, 1
working No. Hi, whoso injury con- ]
nlhts of fracture of hptn.> with pural. > j
sis of legs said to havii been rucul.ud >
in Mino No, .1 ou tho 1.1st day ot Nov-
wither,  1011.      I'rol.abl.* duration of'
Iw-ipiirlty probably pen.iH.i.'iit,
"It. M. 8HAW.
"Burgeon,"
"0|x»rnt|ng   Department.      Itcrolvrd
Doc. 9th, llll I.
"Tho Crow's N .it Paaa Coal Co.. Ltd,"
On thie 25tli'Marcl_r 1912, Dr.^Wcl-"'
don, another.resident physician at the
Michel Hospital, drew up another cer- '
tificato:
"District 18, U. M, W. of A, jflchel .
Local Union, No. 2334.
DOCTOR'S CERTIFICATE
"No	
"This Is lo certify that I linvo attended R. MIcelll from February 21 sl
to March 25th inclusive: Naturo of
Illness, broken back nnd thnt tho pn»
ticnt was unable to work durlng'thut
porlod.
"R. C, WELDON,
"Medlcnl -Doctor."
■.yiilch was forwarded to tho respondent compnny with tho following lot-
tor:'
"Michel, B. C, 25th March, 1912
"JN.THI3 MATTER OF TH13 WORK-
MISN'S    COMPENSATION
ACT, 1902.
"Tho Crow's Nost Pass Conl Company,
Limited, Fornio, B.C.
"Donr SIrB,—Enclosed find Doctor's
Certificates for tho claims ot tho following persons.     Robert Olaro, oJhn
Foi-nnclk, R. MIcelll,   John   Volpattl
Robort Christian. ■    .
"Yours truly,
"MAURICE nURRELL,
"Secrolary."
And which was duly rocolvod on Iho
20th March, 1012, by tho reHpondont
rbmpnny,
No further proceedIiikh appeared to.
linvo boon taken until thn applicant's
solicitor, on the 17th August, 1P.2, Ih-
sued i.ihI nt--. veil upon thn renpondnnt
company the formal requofit for arbitration nnd pnrllculurs. At nil eveiitn
there Ih no evidence before mn of any
further steps being in ken prior to thnt
dato. *
Tho respondent compnny resist tho
clnlm on tho following grounds:
I.   Lack of notice of Injury givnii ai.
«con uh practicable.
i"       T,.*       r     f   I.      r ,<
        ' "'I > «"•
mn do within bIv month"
:t,   Hf*rlni_i  and  wilful  mlHcondiict
on tho part of the nppllcant.
I will deal with tlio objections In
AUnURTA, Oa., Oct, «r-The atreot
railway strike, wblrh began hvt$ more
than a month ago and during which
throe cltltena lost tholr Uvea at tbo
hand* of the mllltla, wm ended laat
tbe mm * UH per eowt fseroaae fn
Neither the proas nor tho public Ixv
lng ft* nre of the HI'RCIAL MKKTIMi j
the l*.dg_.r had no reporter present | W»'W waa duly forwarded with a M-
and cannot, thiri-foro, vouch for the«lkJl i«*«H»n. .u roUuih*:
abovc report, but our Informant does j
know and It reliable, '      "mcM- »■ C" *,h I*«»»»»r. »»«
Tho resignation of Mr. If. Wilkes nit
a»il»la»l fire chief waa accepted, and
tho City Clerk waa aothorlited to drnft
IN THE MATTER OF THE WORK-
MEN8   COMPENSATION    ACT.
1M»
night when the eompony r<mr«rftd to n tcMlmonlM   of  htf  effteleney nnd j "Thf Crow** Neal'Paw «'onl Company,
good wrvle*.
I   Limited, Pernte, It. C.
order:
PlmtW     Tho   Ifflr   rf   ni-»l_-»   r-1   I»
Jury.-—Tho applicant argues that tho
doctor's certlficatfi of Novumlier 2lgt,
1011, and tlm letter of Maurice Ilur-
roll or December Klh. Kill, constitute
n proper notico of Injury, t do not
think thoy do. Rulm>rf|on 3 of Bee-
Hon 7 ot the Act l« upcdfir In its re-
riulrementa.
1, Name and stldn-*K of tho person Injured, This requirement hits
bm-n compiled with,
2, The cauae of tho Injury.   Thia
requirement waa not camplled with.
3, Tho date at whlrh the Injury
(Continned on pago 7)
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PAGE TWO
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THE DISTRICT LEDGER,: FERNIE, B.C., NOVEKCEJER 2, 1912.
What Will Be Next Move
In B. C. Organized Labor
, The duty of the trades union movement of today is to agitate, educate
and organize. This is admitted by
-all schools of, thought and activity in
the labor world.
Such a programme does not mean
that the unorganized workers must be
herded together and stampeded into a
strike, on the strength of all kinds
of promises. It aims rather to do exactly what the slogan-implies: Agitate, educate, organize!'
Before the organized labor movement can hopo to accomplish very
much it must have not only organization, but education': The agitation
will follow as a natural  sequence.
Because of the rapid Introduction of
the modem machinery of wealth production the skilled worker has to a
largo extent lost his grip when , l\
conies to wringing belter tonus from
the employing class. It is now a much
easier task for tlio dmployer to replace strikers than heretofore. First,
because tlie government, as the executive of thc employing class, has developed a liberal immigration policy,
which has resulted in an overstocked
labor market. Next because the machine has reduced to a dead level the
productive power of the workers.
'Under such circumstances, therein: c, the strength of trade or federat-
etl unions in future will depend upon
nmerical strength rather, than'ability
to withhold necessary skilled labor
from the market.
With  the ■ line  of, demarcation between hitherto craft unions almost ob-
_   lite-rated .by the machine and the consequent massing of unionists into few-
■ er  and  bigger  organizations  the  ne-,
cessity of education along correct lines
becomes more and more apparent lo
students   of   the   international   labor
movement.
A recognition of this basis gives, to
every union' a starting point. Within
such premises there can al least be
some question as to the wisdom of
unionists forever 'looking for'a scrap
with the b'oss, except in cases "of self-
defense. If the organized workers are
-"-to recruit the large numbers necessary to attain their ends, there must
be more time, more money and energy
devoted.to that purpose, and less to
carrying on a guerilla warfare1 that
leads to nowhere, of which* there has
been altogether too much in British
Columbia for the past*year or two.
Every.union'lrcasury in this province
I __.KrtlI__l_V.^._,l_-_.tl-__ ...J—!..—.-»......_..___.___  .££ _._
;—■Duuuiu-wc-u^i/iTjicu _irc_.-bu]__ emti"ciLUi t~
to organize and educate the wage-
workers o. the mines, mills, factories
'and various industries of this province; not in encouraging men t»
strike for the sake ot striking. Let
there be somo definite object ln view,
and Ihe union movement bullded and
directed tojhnt goal.
The powers of state, including the
militia, tho policemen .the courts, the
judges,, the jails, the penitentiaries,
the press, thc pulpit, the civil service,
'and all that the machinery of government implies, are today in the hands
of the employing class. Tlie workers
on each succeeding eloctlon day, have,
made such a condition possible, and
are even yet perpetuating, In this and
every other province of the Dominion,
the folly of expecting concessions
from legislative representatives of thc
Manufacturers' Association, and railway, lnlniflg. lumber, elevator and
Other corporations,
The employers navel not only organized themselves Into associations, bul
their industries,linvo beon ro highly
and perfectly organized thai compotltlon has boon practically eliminated,
and the output of their respective coin-
modlllos Is rogiilntc.1 to moot tho requirements of tho market, Tho visible supply Is kept nt a point whore
lho unwritten law of supply nnd de-
mnnd does the rnst.
In dl nie t contratU, Uio .competition
botweon Job hccI.o.h Iuih boon uggra-
vnlod and Increased to hi'icIi an extent
Unit. It Ik well hIkIi Impossible, for lho
workers to iiialnt.-iiii ilu.lr provlous
HtnndurdH of living, lei alone neouro
ndvantuues or luirtli-liintlwi In some
of llio benefits of their Increased productivity as wealth producei-H, ns tho
result of the Introduction of modern
machinery nmi tho extended application of the forces of nature,
It would seem, then, thnt tho acilvl-
ties of  the  workers  must  soon   be
llllllKfolTOll    lo    lho    iilHk    Of   HflfllHillf.
the powers of Ktale, ho that they mny
he able lo wrlln it ml enforce laws
lliat will meet thesn view requirements.
This because Micro can be no further
progreHK without It.
Premier .Mdlrl .<; m\(\ IiIh colleagues
hnvo done iilixoliitt-ly nothing for the
wcgeworkers of llrl.l..l. Columbia tor
tlm piiKt threo years. Thoy have not
even deigned to curorco "labor" laws
n I ready writ upon tlio HtatuteH,
Tho Hiitlnh Columbia Fodorntlon of
Labor iuih held two annual conventions
ni Victoria. It will hold it third ono
In the Capital City Su January next,
jiiHt prior lo tho opoiilug of lho HritlHli
Columbia legislature.
Tho Federation is organiser] to do
for Its affiliated membership whnt Its
membership gives It the powor to do.
It hns, In Iobb thnn threo yonrs, affiliated with It practlcnlly every union
nnd unionist In British Columbia, a
dues paying     membership   of   nome
, 15,000. :>
Tlm luut convention d-dilcd lo submit tho question of tho adoption of
the principles of Boclallani, as its ultimate nlm nnd object, to n referendum vote of tho membership for approval or rejection: Thlo.WM done, and
thts Federation un_'iul\ro..aHr and
overwhelmingly decided that such a
programme would-meet its needs and
requirements.
. Tbe Federation cannot' stop with
such a declaration of-policy. It must
be followed with an'organization and
educational campaign that will secure
rt suits.
, As to just how best to go about the
accomplishment of such a stupendous
task, in the. shortest possible time, is
one of the subjects that will require
tho best thoug! ► and,consideration of
the delegates who will be elected1 to
attend the next convention.,
The Federationist is in receipt of
many letters favoring the Federation
of Labor going directly into'the political field on its own. account and
under its own banner. Others point
out, with some degree'of truth, that
the Socialist party is not an organization outside the wageworkers but
is. in 'fact, the wageworkers' own
party, and that it is already here to
meet the requirements of the situation. • But, truth to tell, it does not
seem" to fill the bill. It lacks numbers, organization, the machinery for
the maintenance of a political party.
Tlie Federation of Labor Has all save
a proper understanding, on the--part
of a large portion of its membership,
of the task that lies before the working class. , And there tho matter
stands.
Something will be done, because
something must be done. The unions
of this province have reached a place
where they must take a chance on a
forward move or die of dry roi, apathy
and cowardice, aided and abetted by
a government-assisted importation of
jobless men, women and children
from all quarters of the earth.
For i these and other reasons that
might lie cited the next convention of
the B. C. Federation of Labor will be
one that will write history in the provincial labor movement, be the -final
results of its deliberations- what they
may.—B. C. Federationist. ,
MINERS'  WAGES  IN
GREAT   BRITAIN
The Conciliation°Board for the federated Districts, after considering an
application of the miners for a five
per cent increase in wages, issued
the following announcement: "The
Conciliation Board for the coal trades
of the federated districts recommend
the   following   terms "of  settlement:
=r=i=) Xhe=Gouci!iatio!__-ftBoar(i=to=*ie~cr*u=
tinned until .March 15 ,1015, determin-'
able thereafter by three months' notice on either side, with'.a minimum of
fifty per cent above the,. J 888, rates,
and a maximum of sixty-five per cent.
—the procedure regulations bf the present Board to apply; ,(2) that ah advance of five peri cent, in wages be
paid ^o all underground workmen, and
those ou the pit banks and screens
manipulating coal by putting up a reduction of five per cent, 'made- as
from the first make-up day after Mar.
20, 1009, such advance to commence
as from the third make-up "day in
October Instant. The above advances
to be applied as regards boys and day
wage mon, either upon the basis rato
of 1888, or upon tho list-rate as has
been the case hitherto, Where workmen are paid oy contract, nnd are not
earning tho' minimum' rate fixed by
tho Joint District Board for tho dis-
trlct, there should bo paid to such
.workmen, In addition to tlie minimum
flvo por cent on' tho 1888 rates, so
long as the wngos romnln, at fifty-five
por cent above the standard of 1888.
In the 'event of a reduction In wnges,
the nbovo addition Is lo bo nubject to
such roduotion; (!t) if the abovo ro-
oommondiUlons are not-accepted, the
rlglitB of the pnrlioB to submit tho
mat)pr in dispute to tho chairman la
reserved; (I) this meeting is adjourned till Monday,'21 sl Instant, nnd, In
lho iiirirmtlmn, tlio discussion of tho
employers and workmen In I ho-soveral district., to bo obtained," After
a long ill .ousHlon at the Renllltdi Coal
Conciliation Hoard meeting In Hdln-
burgh, Iho coal owners wlllidrew tholr
application for ti reduction of wngoR
of twolvo por conl on the 1 HRS IkiuIr,
SCHRANK QUIZZED
BY/THE POLICE
Declares*He Is Neither.an Anarchist nor Socialist.
Schrank, who attempted assassination of Roosevelt" Was put through
the usual third degree by" the police.,
This is wfiat Sclirank said ,when examined :
Question: ■ Where did -you-get the
idea that you were going to'kill him?
Answer: I got the idea when I was
coming to Chicago.   .-
Q.: Did you ever read any newspapers?
■/A.:    Sure;    I read the New   York
World and Herald every day.
Q.:    Do you drink?
A.: No; I can't stand it. I don't
use any drugs, either. 1 am juBt a
healthy, strong and sane man.
Q.: But why did you think the man
should be killed?
A.: Because of the tradition. Grant
looked for the third term, but when
his party refused to"1 give it to him
lie dropped out He did not go ahead
and try to start another party to get
into office.
But the contemptible part is the attempt, of the police to connect tlie
crank with the anarchists or the Socialists.
_ Q.:    Did you ever -live in Paterson,
X.  J.?
A..   No.
Q.: Were you ever present at any
meetings of anarchists, or were you
evej- affiliated, with any of their organizations?
A.: r never had anything to do with
them. . ,1 .know what the Socialists
and anarchists are, - The Socialists
want public ownership of everything,
but the anarchists want to destroy
everything.   -. ■
Q.:    Isn't that"-right?
A.: How can you ask me such a
foolish question? ■ Destroy property
without reason? '-
Of course, Schrank having inherited
from a saloonkeeper uncle of his about
$23,000 which" are invested in' New
York, he naturally would not want
to destroy property.
And this is what he answered to
further query:
. Q.:    Don't you belong to the anarchists?
A.: I.want'you to understand that
I don't, helong to any political party.
I am not', affiliated 'with no Socialists
or anarchists', neither am I a Republican nor a Democrat: I am a free and
mdependet Amov;.-f.n citizen.
:_SfihranlciB_thfl_tynical-nnn.nanH«in__
The investigation continued
Qr.   What'is your religion?
A.:    I am a Roman Catholic.
Q.:_ What church clo you belong to
in New York.   .
A!': ■ I have not attended regularly
during tho last ten'years. The last
ono I was to was at Fifty-fifth Street
and Fifth,Avenue.
This js the big 'New York cathedral
probably the most prominent Roman
Catholic church in North America.
SOCIALISTS OPEN  THEIR
i. >    WINTER CAMPAIGN
All J.iu.IIhIi coi-respondoiU writes
thai thn minimum wage law Is now In
full oporatlon lu all Ihn British cnnl-
flnlrs, and "great discontent oxIh.h In
n'nny dlHtrlcti. nl Ihe awards inniln
undor It," Tho mliilimiiii wago net
was grudgingly put ilu..iigii purlin-
mont by the politicians nn a poor compromise lo force the iiilnerH buck to
dig conl, as tho muster class had no
Intention of exercising UK.iiw.lven In
Hint enpneiiy. From another sourcn
we learn thnt In somo of tlio mining
illutrlctH lu which advance., were
.■nulled under iho minimum wage act,
thn cont bf tlio nocesBnrloB of llfo nro
iiicmimiiK and no doubt tho operator!.
iui- h_.i_.i''h .;<._)., diiui((,li liiu.i compnny ..tores and rented hovels, nil
tbey nro compelled to pay in higher
wages, with good Intercut besides,
Thnt Bchomo Ib commonly practised
i\\ ait *_uu.i_v,ft,       V».lu Uiu 1'i.pllhtml
clnsn In control of tho nnturnl resources nnd tholr politicians on guard in
the governmental department* to #n-
act, Interpret and enforce a minimum
wago law, tho wholo proceeding bo-
ronw>s fitrcfrnl. 'Thono In power nro
not phUanthroplsH. Thoy aro not
going to give nwny anything unl«B«
tliey rnuat, arid thoy would lie foolish
if they dld.-~E C, Fodoratlonist.
The British i Socialist party opened
thoir winter campaign by a demonstration held at the London Opera House.
Mr. Bon Tillot. who presided, said
that Tor a good many years as Social
Ists thoy had beon trying to tench the
masses thoir power, and for the same
number of years their enemies had
been trying to fool the masses and
thoir enemies hnd done much bettor
ihnn I hoy had done. ' (Laughter.)
Thoy wanted to toll tho masses that
thoy wore'the great wealth producers
—Iho builders of bridges, avid the
builders of cities, the mnkors of mri-
tililnory—and ll was nocordlng to tho
Iruo nidi] and Iiilolligonco of-Uio work-
ers thai tho doBllnloa or a nation wore
determined. (Hoar, licnr.) Thoy
woro lho only party who1 woro out to
lonch rovoliitlon mid'to toll tho work-
era to gel up nnd fi«ht or go down to
the depths, (Applnimo,) Mr. Leonard Hull wild Hint there never was
Hiich a staggering discrepancy nn nt
tho prciHoiit moment between Labor's
wants nnd Labor's porllB on lho ono
hnnd and Labor's dlBorgniil/.ntloirfor
nolf-dofonco or for Holf-advanromont
on Ihe olhor. Tlio cold jruth wiib
Hint nt this moment In tlilw country,
both on Hio pnlltlonl nnd Industrlnl
slilen of tho fluid, lnbor was "down
und oul," ' Tho pnrllnmontnry labor
fly-which thnj^ thought wns going lo
be n wiiHD—was behaving llko u bluebottle. (Lnitghtor.) It wnndorod
Htrnlght Into the Liberal spldoi-'H parlor, mul had shed Its IcgB nnd wings
or Indepondoncy and Us Rtlng of militancy, If It over poHBOHBcd one.
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pusher on No. 7 tipple.
Itobert Henderson, superintendent
at No. 4 Mine is running a hoisting
engine. -    *
_
Thomas Spruthon. superintendent,
N'o. 7,mine, is now doing the work of
a ropcrlder.
.1. II. McMillan, superintendent Nos.
o ana G mineS, kicking latches in No.
7 mine.
John Gillespie pit boss at No. 5
min ,,driving a mule and shotlighting
at No. 7 mine.
David Walker, pit boss No. C mine,
shotlighter in No. 7 mine.
Frank Jayues, pit boss No. 7 mine,'
now shotlighter,
Charlie Parhab, pit boss No, 4 mine,
handy, man.
D. R. McDonald,- superintendent of
railroad, now engineer and teaching
a Chinaman to fire.
Hugh Sloan is the only fire boss
who lias .returned to work.
About 140 Chinese and Japs have returned to, work, but they arc unable
produce 5 per cent of tbe coal produced at tho.e mines when working
under nonnaril conditions.
Now.vMr. Editor, to understand how
desperate the situation is lor tho company, one only haa to consider how'
low the mighty ..have fallen. The
working meif there fully'. appreciate
thje humor of the.situation—thoy and
the gentlemen of leisure who formerly lorded it over them-have changed
places, the workers are having the leisure now and are making good use
of it, hunting, fishing and generally
enjoying their vacation.
SMIoffs Gum
•tam rnnnuQ hramth _ :,uhoi
9TOP9 COUGHS j»aicH. is cent*
CONDITIONS ON
VANCOUVER ISLAND
(Contributed)
Tho situation at Cumberland, H. C,
whoro tho Canadian Collieries Company hnvo engaged In a strugglo to reduce tholr employees to a condition bf
abject HUbmlailon, while not bucccbb-
ful, hna had tho peculiar rosult or reducing tho officials of tho company,
who wero primarily responsible for
the boglnnlng of tho trouble by thalr
extremely harali tuid unfair u-mtiiuonl
of tlio employees or the company
thoro, to tho level or common atrlke-
breakers and scabs,
O. W, Clinton, cashier for tho company tliere and would be Cwr of Cum-
bprfand, l« now <jng!tE.c<I lu putfonu-
lng tho duties of welghbosi and car
See .samples of Christmas Greeting
Cards at the Ledger Office. . ■
THE JOy. OF.HARD'WORK.
"No man can work too hard or hours
too long if his health will permit."—
President Eliot   of   Harvard University.) •   '     '
Said tho miner deep down in the earth
(And he laughed al tho humor of it):
"It's a joy and a revel to dig like the
-'   devil
As long as my health will permit;
And, though it's a loss of delight to
theboBS, '
He doesn't" seem jealous a bit,"
Said a girl in a thundering mill,"
With a smile that was grateful and
sweol:
"It's pleasant, this, spinning;' I  fear
that I'm sinning  ,
In wnntlng to sloop and to seat!
Oh, It would bo so grand to bo ablo to
stand
The othor twelve hours on my feet,"
Said tho child in the tenement shop:
"Don't send   mo   to   piny   If   you
please;
I'd rath or bo sowing   and   stitching,
you know,
In this hotbed of tilth and disease;
For a sweatshop, you soo, Is donrer to
mo
Than the birds nnd tho blossoming
trcos,"
Our nsBortmont of ChrlstmiiH
Greeting Curds aro the most beautiful wo ever.had, Ordor .now: Lodger Offlco.
PLOTTED TO FORCE ■-•'.
CZAR TO ABDICATE
Recent Suicide of Admiral Cha-
1    gin Accounted for—Duke
Michael Instigation
ST^ PETERSBURG, Oct, 29.—News
of a daring, but frustrated, plot to
arrest the Czar and force him to abdicate the Russian throne, aud fuller
details 'of the alleged attempts to kill
the -eight-year-old 'Caarevitch, heir to
the crown, both stories following the
recent self-destruction of Admiral M.
Cfcagin, has stirred Russia. It is said
that the Admiral, the ozar's' favorite,
and commander of the1 Imperial yacht,
the Standart, committed suicide when
warned by telephone that the polipe
were about, to search his quarters.
When tliey arrived, they found a
pile of burned papers in the kitchen;
and the Admiral shot through the
heart in his dressing room. Further'
search revealed a blotting pad' impressed with a letter'written by the Admiral to' Grand Duke Michael, saying
he could "be counted on, to drive
straight" home when morning came."
, Though the plot was hatched at St.
Petersburg, thc execution was planned for Taita, where tho fleet was seriously disaffected. ' /.
According to.persistent rumors the
plan .was to have the officers and
crew of" the Slandai-t put the royal
party under arrest, and force the Czar
to abdicate-and waive his son's right
of succession;,in favor of Michel.,
The scheme failed, because the Czar
got nervous and fled. ' The reasons
given for the plot are the general disgust witli court influence and the be-
liefythat the^_Czarevitcl_ is_n_ot_a_gen_
Hotel
P. V. WHELAN, Manager.
uine Romanoff
.;The third-reason given is that the
Czar is no longer fit to reign, being
dominated by "ignorant mystics"
Grand Duke Michael has,,not, been
on speaking terms with the Czar for
two years, since Michael tried to
elope with his mother's maid of honor.
As for the supposed attack on the
Czarevitch, it. is now said that a nihilist', undor the guise of trying to o'>-
rain work as a gardener at Spain; shot
or stabbed Alexis during the momentary absence of the governess,
The cohclition of the Crown Prince
continues to Improve, according to
information from Spain. ■
A reader sends us a copy of the St.
Louis, Mo., Post-Despatch, containing
an account of the ejectment from tho
Soclnllst Party of William M. Brantd.
Brant il had been organizer of the
party there nnd had been shown to
have engaged In corrupt election tnc-
tics, such as repeating ,etc. This
shows tho difference botweon tho
Socialist party and tho capitalist parties. ITnd Brantd done these things
in the old pnrlios ho would have boen
advanced becauso of his astuteness in
getting volon Into the ballot boxes.
(Pernio cHIzciib know this only too
woll,) \Vo do not wnnt to win by crooked molhods, Wo wnnt lo mnko tho
workors boo lliolr truo position and get
.thum to act.'
Nothing known to Scloneo Is bottor for this
painful ailment than Zam-Buk.   it roducos
tnflammatlon,stops blooding, onds tho agony.
Easily applied and cloanly.   Why go on suffer*
lng?  Why not try tt? Road tho following euros.
Some Proof* ofZam-BuK'n Pa war.
R. T_IOMA.8 J. HOGAN, Champion Clog Dnnwr of Osnida,
i Bl) Ohnmbord Btroefc, Montronl, writoi:—
"For tome tlmo pnib I havo loon troubled with Pllos, bull tills
year I aufforod to muoh that I waa obliged to oancel» number of ongagementa.
Ttrlnrl all'tlman-mll-i-l rnmndlwi tlmbworoMeommondnfl, budtliny __<.<.»«._ *__
do mono good. Having boon advised to try Zam-Buk, I purolnuod a fifty-confc
bos and aftor applying t• * fow timea Hull mnrkotl roliof, 1 continued with
the Zam-Buk Ueatmont and tbo rolief wm oxtondotl into a permanent ouro.
MB. WILLUM KENTY, of Upper Nine Mila Rlror, Hante Co., N. 8„
aayss—"I aufforod terribly from Filoi, tlio pain at tlmos boing almoifc un«
bearable. I tried vnrious ointmanta bub all failed to do mo tho iriifthtesfc trnod.
I wu tiro a ol trying romodioi whan i board ot Z»m-_3u_t, and thought aa a laat
resource I would give thb balm • trial I procured a aupply, and after a vory
ahorl time S-am-Bulctflboted what aavaral othar ointmanta and raadleinaa had
fallod to eflecl--* complete cura," \
FREE BOX
Zam-Buk tlio tur«i BCZEMA. BLOOD POIION,
ULCBRI. OOLD SORM, CHAPPID HANOI, ICALP
lORBI, CUTS, BURN!, DRUMM, flCALDS and all
BKIN INJURIR8 nnd DIBtZASIM. All drufffltU aad
■t_.it, er Zam.Buk Ce„ Tereate, _mH free fer friea.
It.fun tinrmfuliuliilltuUHU
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W-Vand lo stamp le
Zam • Buk Co,, Tereate,
and rteal.e tr.a. »>__,
arii-Buk
Rates $2.00 and up
Hot and Cold Water
Electric Lighted
Steam  Heated.
'Phone ln every room.
Sample Rooms on Main
Business Street.. '
Meal Tickets, $7.00
Special Rates by the week and
the month and to Theatrical pap
ties.   Try our
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Special Sunday
Dinner
The  finest  of vWines,   Liquors
and Cigars served by competent
, and obliging wine clerks. -
Ferule-Fort Steele
Brewing Co., Ltd.
Beer
and
Porter
Bottled Goods a Specialty
CLUB
Cigar Store
W. A. INGRAM
Wholesale and Retail
Tobacconist
Barber Shop
Baths
Shoe Shine
Billiards and Pool
Coffee and Sandwich
Counter
Hazilwooa Buttermilk
"PW
Victoria Avenue
FERNIE, B.C.      Phone 34
,s
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9> I'positivcly cure' throe-fourths of§
•all the cases that arc absolutely in-j
?evu _ibl. by any i..ethorls other thanf
Jthoiio I employ. I do not euro whop
Alias treated-yo.) or how long or byA
swhat. nieans ho has 'treated you.l
ihe probability is that I can ciu-cl.
you, and I-.will be>abl ii to  speak j'
fdei'initely in' the   matter, when  1
llciiow the details oi' yonr ease.  -
Write for free Book
If you .can't call at my office'
!write for my book, which clVs.rilx.sl__
my. nlethod,    AlHelters arg giveni
^special uttoqtion."' ' 'J
IJR.KELLEY'S MUSEUM
210 Howard St., 8pokanc, Wash
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Large Airy Rooms,&*;
Good. Board
Ross & Mackay £££Ps.
Nowhere In the Pass can be
found  In such  a .display of
Meats
We have the best money
can buy of Beef, Pork, Mutton, Veal, . Poultry, Butter,
Eggs, Fish, "Imperaior Hams
and Bacon" Lard, Sausages,
Welners and Sauer Kraut.
PHONE OP CALL
Calgary Cattle Co.
PHonn 58
Livery, Feed
and Sale Stables
First cluii HoritL for Bale,    j
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George Barton    Phone 78
THE PREMIER
FURNISHED ROOMS
Ivery eenvanltnet and comfort, Jutt
Ilka balno at homa.  Ona block
from Poat Offloa, Cantr*
ally looatad
H, A. WIWKEft.   .  Proprietor
PELLAT AVI.    •'    .    •    riRNIt.
A Flash of
Lightning
Is just ns lllcoly to Btrll.o
tho lionao of tho unlnnurod
mnn na Hint of his moro pri.<
dont nolghlior. No bulldlnsr
Is immuno. '
Better Have
%-fW   ItlWMI V
you and havo a lightning
olauio attach _d to tlio polioy.
Thon you needn't worry ovory
tlmo thoro la a thWiratorm,
M, A. KASTNER
Sole Ag«nt for Ftrnle
!Hf!
A83AYIER
B,   W.   WIDDOWBON, Auayar anil
1101,'pal^en, JB,   O,
Jll.      	
for »rh«r n»»f..
mment, Kimelar analyiea on applies*
_.„     -i.. . gmy oMj0t
itflvtr. Load or Cooper,
Btlver, or r~v
Mitmnt, Klreelar an_.lyi-.rn
!Jiofer.ti7roi.raifceu,,om
a or cooper,
BitVfT'tAtli,
inintir 0««J, >•-;■:;• j y
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THE, DISTRICT,'LEDGER, PERNIE, ii. C, NOVEMBER 2, 1912.
PAGE THREE
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Head Office
HAMILTON
.CapitacTmid Ui» ,.'.". .•,.,,.....-..■.-....$ J,ooo,o_o
Reskkvk and Undivided Profits :.' ' 3,soo,ooo
Totat.. Assets.-. .: *..;:. ,7_ .■"oveV45,_oo1ooo
,'•-': -:_*"7. .     - ','■ <~V "yy7.'
••■ Just as'a successful merenanf makes, every
-effort to give his customers courteous,:efficient attention, so "do the officers'of the Bank
of ^Hamilton endeavor to render "to depositors
every servise-consistent-with conservative
banking practice."  y _ -    ' •""' =.., .;■ '■ -• ■ ■
No'deposit.is too small'to assure the'de-''
positor considerate treatment—the -savings
accounts of those immoderate circumstances-
*g^ are ..welcomed with, courtesy,' and with absence bf undue formality which makes-banking "a .convenience' and a pleasure.'    7   "- ''
F.' B. Roberts, Agent   ;
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A. C. LIPHARDT
JEWELER   AND   OPTICIAN
FERNIE,   B.C.
Coal Dfam
XlMiXWot Ex
.. A scientific • theory was prbveii'at .The arrangements--were under the
Pittsburg on the 18th'of-this month [direct supervision "of -George S...Rice,
when what-.wap to have been,a,terrific coal dust explosion-arranged ^at
the government experiment' mine .at
Brucetbn, failed .'to take placey .The'
theory of the .United'-States? government Bureau of Mines that.coal dust
properly damped will not explode", was
vindicated before the most' prominent
mining experts'in the world, including
Victor Watteyne, Belgian' Minister of
Mines, and the discoverer of the danger of coal .dust.      -   _'     ;, 7. y-
The explosion had' been, prepared
for the benefit and the instruction • of
the visiting delegates to the'^Iiiterna-
tional Mining Experiment Station Conference. , It was to have been of greater intensity and force than any ever
attempted by, tho local bureau. , 'On
shelves along the sides,of the. main
entrance of the .experiment mine 1,200
pounds of-dry coal dust was placed,
and an explosion such as occurs in a
Haphazardly managed mine was to
have taken place. Although the ignition did not occur the spectators
were given the same thrills when the
LEDGER ADS BRIM RESULTS
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PANT0RIUM   TAILORS
. Next to Fernie Hotel        .    •,
SU I TS    TO    MEASURE
from $15.00 to $50.00
GENTS AND LADIES'GLOTHES
Cleaned   7
Repaired
'y   and' .'."';'
, Pressed
ll:
Head Off That Gold
■ Do not lei a cold run away.with yoii..' Assert4your_
_,i"ghts"by^figlitiiig~a—^cold~with-ithe'proper1^veapon7
The/best-way to headoff a cold and overcome it.
,    !    is-by taking ' •      'y 7. .       '      , "      ■  V '
...Laxative Bromide Quinine Tablets
The luuyily and "convenient "form'in'which these •—•  ■■
" '■   •''"'tablet's.arc made render them pleasant to take and --
. effective; in results.     Fiftyy chocolate-coated tab-
■" • lets in eacli box.    Will break up accold in less than   ,
2-4 hours. 25c. per Box. -
A.„W. BLEASDELL
t
DRUGGIST AND STATIONER PERNIE, B.C.
two shots were fired in the mine and
all waited with bated' breath for the
expected earth. tremors and belch of
fire'. 7 '    '•
Two Attempts Fail     ■ '
Two attempts' were made to ignite
the; dust.. The first shot, was fired
from a cannon and the second from
the face of the .mine. In both instances^ but a few cfeet of coal dust
_ -• *
burned and the flames died out.   The
failure of the .dust to ignite was explained' as due to the great humidity,
which almost reached the saturation
point. ' The fan forcing the air into
the mine carried with it the atmospheric moisture which was absorbed
hy the coal dust. ' Por some time Dr.
J." A. Holmes, director of_the United
States Bureau of Mines at Washington, D. C, has .been, asserting that a
mine-properly damped was immune
to coal dust explosions.
.About. 1Q0 mining experts and. a
sprinkling of chemists went'to Bruce-
ton to witness the explosion, and, al-,
though some, regret was • • expressed
that the spectacular part of the program failed, all believed that a scientific victoryfhad -been ..achieved. - ,If
the-lessor^learned is acted upon, man.y
lives' should be saved' in the future.
head of the, local. Bureau of' Mines,
The attempts were witnessed - by
Director Holmes, Mr. Watteyne, Dr.
P. Lenze, Dr. H. Kast and 'Dr. "E.
Kaiser, explosive experts'of the German, army;. William O'Connor, the
foremost mining expert of Wales, bo-
sides many other distinguished foreign
mining engineers.   „, '
Dr. Holmes-Explains
Dr. Holmes, in speaking of'the value of the demonstration, said:
In the coal dust test at the government experiment mine near Pittsburgh*
today, witnessed by representatives
of thc governpient mine experiment
stations of Germany," Great Britain,
Belgium, Austria, and other countries,
the results, were of special interest as
indicating the influence-of atmospheric moisture in checkmating the progress of the,explosion.
The engineers in charge caution against accepting as final the results of
any one test, but they admit the importance of moisture as an agent for
checking or preventing coal dust explosions. ..-'.'
In this experiment the full length
of the 1,200 foot entry or. tunnel was
used with dry fine coal dust spread
on', shelves along the sides ■ for the
entire length at the rate of one pound
of dust for each foot of length.'" From
half an hour to an hour previous to
firing a 'charge' of black powder at
the inner end, the air which was meanwhile circulating through the . mine
was nearly saturated with moisture.
The walls and roof were moist from
the condensation on them of this moisture, just as moisture condenses on
the outer surface of a pitcher full of
ice water on a moist summer day.
When -the shot' was fired the explosion or inflammation of the coal
dust '.extended for only about 100 feet
from the - origin and there died out
entirely. A second test under similar
conditions gave a similar result: ,
t To the visitors who had expected
to, see a great, dust explosion- like
that of last October's demonstration
here," the result' was a disappointment,
but to the - engineers and miners who
vere present the effect of the, moisture in checking the extent and', violence, of the explosion' was most gratifying.—The Fuel Magazine. .     V
most a necessity,- but it is <_iot necessary to charge exorbitant prices for all
goods'sold to miners, or is it necessary
to compel miners to buy of the company store should-they be able to buy
elsewhere.     The following is a list
of prices charged^, in ' the   company
stores, and is^sworh to by the miners
before the investigating commission:
Flour,..$9.25    per barrel;     breakfast
bacon, 25 cents a" pound;    tomatoes,
20 cents a can; peaches, 30 cents.a
can;   com, 15 cents a can;  apricots,
25 cents a  can;   beans, loose, white,
15 cents noi- quart; potatoes, $2.-10 a
bushel; lard, 15 cents per pound; 12\<>~
cents  per  pound   for  sugar:   miner's
oil,   .1   a  gallon;   powder,  $1.75   per
keg; miner's squibs, 15 cents per box.
ft will,, be seen that this partial list
of priced averages from 10 per cent to
50 per cent higher than tlie average 1
market price of the same goods gen- j
eritlly.     The company store selling at'
such prices robs-those' who,buy of it, j
Miners compelled to h"5'> of it Ipse a :
considerable portion  of  their wages, 1
. . . .    Legislation reaching, ihe'pluck
me' store evil might very properly'be
enacted.'    The industrial* interests of
West Virginia are too important and
the cost of such disturbances as now
prevail  in   the   mine regions  is  too
great' to permit a.continuance of the
reckless,    haphazard    methods    that
seem to exist in -our mine sections.
The 'pluck me' store and the armed
guard must go.     Decent living conditions, can be introduced in our mine
regions.      Men  must, be paid  living
wages and be allowed "to spend the
wage free and independently.      The
plea against organized labor is unjust
and " foolish".      The  miners  of  West
Virginia are not going to play into
the hands of the miners of Ohio and
Pennsylvania.   They  have  ample   intelligence to protect their own interests,  and  if organized, into a  union
they will not only be able to protect
themselves against   unfair operators,
but they will be equally able to protect their interests  in  their district
against the demands    of    competing
districts."
EMINENT CAM
IILLS1SEM1NCE
£ WITH
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Sftimtimtruf^trtke
SHOE  MACHINERY CO.
.'     s      X ,   IS A COMBINE
Although Commissioners    Have   Good
Things to Say of the Company's
Business and  its Methods .
A majority report signed by Judge
Laurendeau" and Mr. Walsh, and . a
minority, report signed by Mr. .White,
have been handed to the Minister of
Labor at Ottawa respecting the investigation of the United Shoe Machinery Company of Canada: The majority report - acknowledges that the
coinp_my_(Lo_3S___b_u_siness__ii___a_jair,_.hon_.
Canadian ju.lges.  Senators of  the
Dominion Paili&mem, eminent musicians, ar.J men end woman famous
in all walks oi life speck .highly of "Paps" lho, fl
great    "BieaOuole    Care'/   fer    caughSj   ccids, tj
bronchitis, and i.l\ lung v.:id ch-.-st cornp'ai'/.ts.
Don't   yon think that this mujt me::,  rua^ty ?
- ' il
Must mean that Peps, vlo what is cl.air.cd for them ? j.
I_o;>t .bturedly'1.   If this were  othqi .vis';, c.a v.w'..lnoih:venai"i: li;'. ,i
lawyer 1j:.q Judge Fisher oi Pembroke spsakir-r; a <_i;;..',_._d wc,. in Popo' !_.■_•.. j;
Here is a letter from tha.Jud^e.   Wa dou'.-t if t".i_rj is a.ijt'.....  re.i-.o.ly itv Cr.u- -.1
ada to-day for which a Canadian kidg;e I1.13 given hii testimony I'
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Judges' Ciatnbers,
Pembroke, Ont.
To the Proprietors of Peps.Toion.o.
Dear Sirs:— . Jt
Some time ago I hr.d'occasion to goto T'orifc-.l. a-- --- j
panied by my daughter, who'ur.{ortuv>:.t_!-y ceMiroi- _ 3 aW.. '",
At night'she was unable to get to sleep owing to a persistent ar.d (
irritating cough. A friend uifred her to try your prepare lion, <
"Peps." She used ihem r.r.-l thsy promptly allayed her cottgh 4
. and. permitted her to get to sleep. It gives me ploasuic to tall
you of the prompt relief "Peps" gave her.
Yours truly,
(Signed) A. A. FISHER.
SVVVVVVVVVVVVWV _VAWW^V«V>'>
Peps are ' small pastilles containing • certain medicinal ingredients, which   f
when placed-upon the tongue immediately turn into vapor, and are . rcathid   '
down the air0 passages  to the  lungs.    On their journey they soothe th. inflamed and irritated membranes of the bronchial tubes, the delicate walls of the
air passages, and finplly% enter and carry relief and healing to the capillaries
and tiny air sacs in the lungs.
In a word, whllo no liquid or solid can get to tho lungs and air passages, Peps fumes get there direct; and at once commence their work oi
healing. -
All druggists and stores sell Peps
i at 50c. a box or post free from Peps
J Co., Dupont Street, Toronto, for price.
j Send lc. stamp for trial packet . and
booklet telling all about Peps.
FREE TRIAL
Sen! this coupon,
lc. s amp lor poBtage,
and name of this
paper, to' Peps Co.,
Toronto, and we will
s«nd a free trial packet
of Peps.    ' plB
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CHURCH PAPERS AN EFFECTIVE
MEDIUM FOR WHITE SLAVES
Remarkable State_of Affairs Revealed
By Scotland Yard Investigators—
Foreign Agents are Active
In West Virginia
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A. I. BLAIS
Grocer
mmmmmmmmmmmm   {i
- Wo carry a full lino-of >
Ked Feather & Tartan Canned Goods
Prices Right
Satisfaction guaranteed or money back
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Phone 103        :*:    „   Frank, Alta.
Damaging evidence against the mine
guards was presented before the Mining Investigation Commission ■ at
Charleston-recently. y
James Petry, a properly owner at
Hollcy drove; testified that he wns one
01 the 2 _ men who marched to Muck-
low and were locked in a "freight car
by mine guards and charged hy them
with killing a mino guard..
Rufiis.Il. Clondemin, a mine guard,
admitted that the bookkeeper .at. the
company Htorc at Dacota showed him
letters thnt wore sent by. the company
to tho mine guards, showing tlio mimes
of persons claused as "undesirables"
because tliey were agitators and placed on (lie "black llfjt."  -
P. II. White, colored', said thai on
.luno :.. after liui-chnsing n ticket at
l.urnwoll for Montgomery, ho was held
up by n mine guard, relieved of his
ticket and lottors, which woro opened
nnd roud, and then made to' walk to
Pninl Crook Junction, tt distance of
in miles.
Mary Clnypotil, 17 >cmt. of uge, tos-
llflod that sho ar.il .niuther gli-1, tho
morning following tlio kllllng^of Mine
Guard Stringer al liolloy (irovo, wns
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WHY
wero tho FIRST PRIZE and tho GOLD MEDAL
at tho Edmonton Exhibition awarded to
SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAMS, BACON, ETC?
Bocausothoy aro THE BEST ON THE MARKET, that's why.
Buy thorn all tho timo dt *
THE 41    MARKET   CO.
8AM GRAHAM, Manager PHONE 41
A
^%.Ea I tI H tP. !««Its'  I ©&*      Ivl ff"%" t1 ^rtF^l^i
Lumber for all
3
Purpose
mado to walk through tho croelt whon
lho water reached tlielr armplta while
mlno giuinlH prevented thorn from
crosnlng n foot bridge on proporty not
owned by tho coal companies.
MrB. Arch HIrhh, hoopor of a hoarding Iiouho at l)/icotn for eight yearn,
tontlflod thnt 11. It, Anderflon, n mlno
miard, cm-Hod hor for allowing a SoclallBt nninod TInchor, a cnmlliliilo for
Hlmi-lff, to hoard thero, nnd throatonod
Tlwhor'H llfo, and that Anilorwin'H
(lritnUeniiQHH mado it uecoHonry for tun-
lo move awny.
0, W. HntiliiiKB,,storekeeper nt Cabin Creek Junction, totitlflnd tlmt thro*
guards and 'Squlro Crawford hold up
two men in front of IiIh Htorc itud
searched tlioni, nnd that whon ho, r«-
n_rmi.tr.itort thoy thwitwd lilm,
P. It, DroHunr, of Cnhln Cn<i>k Junction wild ho hiiw tliron mlno gunnls
Hr-MI,,,.   ...,lli    ;.   ...r.r,   ..., 1,1, ,1    T..I..I,.      ...,1
thnt whmi .Ttirvlp* wntch drnppoil from
Jilfi i.o.'1-t.t hn picked It lip nnd wnn
fcllfld by a guard.        *
; M. li. llnuchliK., n f_HM.ni.ppnk*' fr
Ohio frolght, conductor, wild lm vomoii-
strikers" to'organize tho Kanawha districts.-
■ The most important development of
the week lias been thnt the'-executive
committee of the,international organization of the United Mine Workers.of
America has approved this strike, and
has pledged the support of the organization to the limit "of its financial capacity, ' Tlie official declaration gives
lo this controversy a more I han local
significance for the reason thnt il in-
illratos a 'determination, on tho part of
the United Mine Workors,of America
that tbey linvo deckled upon a policy
of unionization of the miners and mino
workers of Wont Virginia.
There are, of course, -widely -varying opinions ns to tho wisdom of this
policy, and a wldo variance of opinion
ns to its prohnhlo outcome; but the
fact that behind lt ls the concentrated support of tho 'American Federation of Labor, with ItH 2,000.000 or
more' members, gives to the controversy n moro than ordinnry significance
Conl operators of West Virginia realize thnt bec-auKo tholr minoH nro ho
far awny from tho gonernl markotn
for conl thoy cannot meet competition
unless they secure for themselves n
low  lnbor  cost,  nud  (.annul,  mirvlvo
uiiIohb thoy Hue flood.   Thoy arc, thore-
faro, compelled  to nifilsl  the efforts
bolng '.undo to compel thoni to ndjunl
tholr product Ivn r-ondltioiiH to purity
with tliOHo of Ohlo'-ind I'oiiUHj-lviiuln.
The fact Is tlint tlio plonooi'K of West
Virginia bused tholr cnpltnlUatlou on
a- low  invoHlmunt eosl  of  proporty
and, at Hint tlmo, an iiniplo lnbor supply at a cont much below thnt prevalent In competitive territory,     Thoy
are now confronted with the economic
condition., which produccm of tlio com-
ppllilvn  Slnt^f.  linvo   gono  through,
tiiinuily, of labor contontloiiH, higher
tu mi tlon  and   Hiernor  legislation   relating to tholr btiftlnoHH,   At tlio tlmo
'ninny of tho ccimpiiiilcH Unit nro now
well oHliihllHlicd woro orgiinlznil glowing ihoiiiIhch wero mndo au lo natural
cnmlHInn _   nnd   onntu   nf   nrnrluntlmi
but mild ll Ion h Imvo mnrkndlv cliiiiur-
cd Hliif-c tlini.o iIiiVh.—(loul nnd Coko
iipi'intor.
est and honorable way, that its'machines are the best on the market,
that the service given by the company
to its customers is excellent, and there
is no finding that, prices have been
enhanced and that trade or commerce
has been jn any 'way injured, but the
majority of, the commissioners find
that the company is a combine, which
unduly prevents or lessens competition in the production, manufacture,
sale and supply 'of shoe machinery.
Thoy recommend that under the circumstances of the case, Intsoad of giving ten days lo the company lo make
any change that it llilnlts necessary in
its Way of doing business, it be given
six months from the date of the publication of tho report In tho Cannda'
Gazette.
Filed a Minority Report
The minority report,, signed by Vr
■\yiiite, finds that, according to tho
evidence "adduced, tho prico of boots
and sIioOr has not been enhanced by
tho use of llio machinery of tbo company, thnt the price of live machinery
Itsolf hns not increased, thnt ns far ns
competition Is concerned within tho
last five or six yonrs a number of new
shoo iiiainil'iuiluroi'B ha vo oslobllshod
themselves In the country nnd that lho
flold was open to any now shoo machinery company which might either
munii_nfiti.ro or soil machinery .In
Cnnndn, The minority roport goos on
to sny thai ns from the ovldonco adduced nobody, nottlior consumer nor
producer nor tho wearer of hIiooh hnv-
Ing been rlnmnlflod. il cniinol bo snld
thnt oonipntHlon hns boon unduly les-
soiled.
Combines Investigation Act
Tho procoodlngH against tho company woro Inltlnl-'il in Novombor, I HIO,
under Die Btnti|to known as tho Com"
blnoH InvoBtlgnllon Act. which poi-inllf.
nix nrlllsli BUbJnctH of full ngo to complain of any pornoim or company who
nro of opinion thai n ronihlno exlstn,
and that prlcos hnvo been onhnncod
or competition rcstrlclod by reason
of such combine, to tlio dotrlmont of
consumers, or producers, Aftor a
lung IokhI fight, which went as .nr
iih tlio Privy Council In I.ngland, a
bourd was formed tinder tin, act, com-
posofl of Mr. Joseph (\ Walsh, of the
Moiitreiil Herald, roiiM^i-utlui. tbo
complainants, null  Mr,  W. ,1,  While,'
in London
LONDON, Oct. 29.—The .activity of
foreign agents of the "White Slave
Traffic" in London has of late become
so pronounced that it keeps a great
number of Scotland Yard detectives
busy night and-day. For some reason lt seems that English girls are
more ln demand than those of any
other nationality and the number of
young girls who disappear in London
after being decoyed a.vay by harm-,,
less looking advertisements Is simply
alarming,
Mr. Bullock, the assistant, commissioner of Scotland Yard, the other day
showed an interviewer a batch of documents which proved to be dry con-
siilnr reports from British consuls at
Paris. Vienna, Munich, Marseilles, Lynns, ami other grout continental centres, iu-r.-oiupniilcd by bndly spoiled and
crude letters from Kngllsli young girls
who had been decoyed away from their
homes by a thousand devices.
Use Church Papers
The'ingenuity of the procurer, these 5
letters show, is marvellous, as is also ■
the amazing amount of money spent.'
.:.._-.U-_~_l.>.,...-Ll .J.,,:.-. a _._...,.__.__.A...i_i.l.a ^
iii-tOin hum ivit.-i.raii.i_r;—AL-prvavuirwie—
*aste abroad seems to be in the direction of. young girls from the country and "innocent advertisements ■ are -.
inserted principally in-church papers
that are read and studied to the last,
line in rural districts. ,    .'.
_\lr. Bullock showed the interviewer
a pile of "thousands of such advertise-
i .oi.ts whichyould have deceived tho
most astute and very often references
were given, to Church of England
gentlemen. -Hvery one of theso advertisements had cnught its victim and
counted for at least one girl enticed
away and ruined.
The clergymen of-London who nro
greatly, oxclled are now endeavoring
to map out n plan of campalRii nnd in
tho future the character of every nd-n
vortlsor In Church papers will be carefully Investigated and a number of
women church workers will co-opornto
wiih detectives watching nil rnllrond
stations.
Efficient Mine
*    »i ' i
Management
Hy Samuel McMnhou
The opinions of uilnini. men differ
In regards to tho propor definition of
tlio word, efficiency, Mnny think they
bnvf nhinlni'd the ulilmatp r^flnonii'iii
In offl.lenciy, when In rmillty they nro I familiar with
honesty nml nbllily and thoy are always sure of a hearing nnd good nd-
vlco Irom hlin,
Hi' Is iih readily nccoaslblu to tho
not efficient In nny ilnpartuii'nl. A
mnn may bo making monoy nt n certain mlno without llio least effort on
IiIh part nnd y«t he looked upon iih nn
efficient nmnngor, On tho other hnnd,
ono who Is nol. gelling roluriiH for IiIh'
Htocklioldors usually Iuih to slop down
nnd out, In mnny IiihIiuu'ch tlio mnn
who In obliged to wullc the plunk bus
tbo successful miiniiKCi" discounted lu
ovory way.
Tnko for liisianco koiho of tlio
mines In Control PeiiiiH.vlvnnlii field,
Thc conl tlioro runs irom 'Mi in .11 iu.
thick mul sulci   union ruler, with 1 In-
I nipper boy ns tho chief engineer, but
yet ii nmii whom yon i-ntiunt be Huhtly
On Uio whole a sober,
steady. piiIiiHinltlng mnn, ready to soo
nnd remedy n wrong regnrdloHs of
creed, color or national!!y.
His eiithiiHliiMii, honesty nf purpnso.
coniicli'iitloiiHiieMH nnd oNpcrloiu•«' with
hiimnii nature, arouses lho best thero
Is In his nii'ii- often In aj-lto of them-
m'Ivch, The under officials nre bound
to be fiuiglit by ihe big mini's splrltH.
• roKiilt In f keenly nlorl ofil-
>-lnl |M'i'Hoiiiii<l ihioiighuUI,
If von are not following iIiIh rulo
Mi, Superintendent, clmiiun your methods. It is not uo'iiik to deinti-i nny-
iliini-' fioiii yonr intelllfteiiiv to try
out n Hilieine thnt In not nltiiKetber of
MltfERS VICTIM8 OF GREED
S   dour  dny,  nro   In   'fleet.      What
I'litinr-c bus tlio in fin n ger In thnt field'your own iiinl.ln.:.      Do nol  lie nfrniil
ngnliiMt oiei In n iIIhiiIiI  with ii tu si to >>.i.   io .onr .iiixL.tuniH, "Let un ir..
ft, of conl. paying n lower wmte m-nlc  mill form ;i piny of in-llou for I hln pnr-
K. C„ ropronoiitlnit tho compnny, nnd]nnd working one hour " dny ninre?    [ilculm- ploco of work," or loi .tticin
.til,   .lunl-l'i;   l.iUII OIIUIMU,   oi    Hie    ,_ie j      _,\ [ill  ,Ne|,  ..lluligi' iin  II   lll.l.i    nfiiii,   I    ii,i it' .ill ujiiiiiiili in  .1  luu e i|, ||„i|iiiii,m-.
ii.'.u I'uiu-i, ..fa,,,',..'.!ii :.■  v ,)..,.,„ u:  ,..,.,)  ....;    ...,   '.' ;;	
Ilie two ollii'i's. 'both  ol'  ll.i'hi-   (oiiilitlnii.   ,ni<|   ubi .In ' i !'.  Hon      111   ,•   iiiiil'lnid,   ul'  < .,.ji -. 1
i '
The board liognn to mt on Decpiubi'r l|ii<r Mn> bet'   i-e«nli»   rit   ib"  'otv co'il iloi'_   'lure  |u   wIuiIumi        I ion''   think
'Unit 'ii tribe mhli" fi-'iin -i iii'iordliri'o
inn   (O'lipnn.''
! Hh, 1'ML   It lionrd mnny \.ItnerseH In Jopeintlon,
' Montrenl, Quohpp, Toronto, nml n mini-1    The carulngi  o
d".   ("fin Inl in colm: In
'nm  i|ii-n|t\
horo At nny tlmo and In any
tiunnity, You ennnot twain ii
us with a largo order, or give
us so Binull n ono thnt wo will
not nttond to It,
THERE ARE OOAHU8, BEAM8
JOISTS, 8HINQLE8, Ete.
for nny kind of building you
may bo at .work upon. Havo
uu send you what you want
whon you wnnt It.
OPriCK nnd VAHD.  Me. MtftBON  AVK. OPP. O.N.  OKPOT,  ftBNII
_..i»i.,
up n mini on tlm country "nmd n.-nr!Wett Vlralnia Pnper TnUea l^p Cnu_io|.j pilj,n,. HlttfisKtt t>( tlm Hoard cntiif tdinur-i.. nud HiIh r.i-.iirdl-ivi or ihe w.iy
I/i\vIh Conl Mlno on July 7, nud the* i of Coal Dlooers ne end In May Insl. - I tliey nre eipilpjx d.     Al) • ,•.■! nun t;n<
on
drow lliolr revolvers nud ordered bb;.i
not to mpiitlon It. '    W!ll-:i-.l,INC,   W, ,Vn.--Tli.'   huelli
JutHCB'l.M(iyor*, anViiiitioyon of the  •■•''"•■fr, puhllslied In tills city, In m-m.
Hamilton (ian Compnny. ol Coolbun:, i hipmIhk uptui tlio conlrovorsy now t
ii.tiii;.; neiwei-n inc ronl miner:1 in <
I'iilnt and (Vitilu (trwik ronl fif-pb,   -i
, ,i -in |i:iri:
iili-er.s J    "Ono of tin* most norlous t'Oinpl-.l1'
,   ..mlji.l  tin- j-Ji.KtJt/; minus in jiImI'I/iJ   ki
I'uiiilHiir wiih tin- iiilin- ".here iieliher
to ic\|h :]__•<■    not-    I-ihi'i- u;n  Hpnri'd  ntnl
mei'tlil'ow  tbo  liidllHtrf.il   hj.'i'in   t!i:it !'Aiiii'ii   U   nilll   un.il.l.'   ti.   il- 11 \* i   i!i<'
I i   i-Hl I i ..fl   Un   dlle   in   lll'i   un tt,
nn iim   t :uii;i on tlie ''■)) in,)y
'II   1 IW     ' Oil   ,1   |.''lll'i'l .
Lnbor hn«  the pnlliliiil   pnw.
Inllle
- nb -l,
luiiiii lIioIh nnd found litre
guards nhonllng nt telenb/Ci
Ilo unld his life wrui tlii-i m<
Tho (llsnrmnmont of ib"
has been rcporleil us lAt'n t
sine*, then thoro 1ms l.<_n i.i i1 i*.m—
oiUbiV'iikw. hut tlioro han i ■• < n ««
nhntotnent of tho _lotormintitl"n nf the
•phcl: ni"' nlo:-. nyvtoi)),.in tin ■• :.-.'
(inmiiiinltlen iho riiftlntciiniiic   ni
storo by (ho mine' cntnimiil*.» i-
v    inns rltlon Inlo ibe limi.li of tt ibio-I '
l*0(lllll.
''' . piiifi'hhloaill   llll'll-kllll-lrl,   ,111'i   u'ii, i].-t-'
The liJe.il M..nii{|cr
' ' ui.hit. t)\. i.-I"n of (i-hti  1-   •!    •• '
ThV'..    i   ti.!ii,    •-(.    '-i^i,.in ,
.nl    Tbo'sv-w llni.
-...eil, I., ■!)..     >   1! . M"tl  t,i-
iii        ,    /:~»	
■.n:in  in  i bin i.e     An !i" 1 m-t
i" i    onr     ,'ibsoitniem     ui     i ,ni:,i;n,i:i
;!.<• tn Kit  le    . • ■• nl nny!' ii
.■ \''t ting Curds nu- the uit>... '.n.iiv.i-
•.ItUpllU.   T.)  .    !.. '.1' .   . 1 ..   ,.'i
.si -h'l!'..||!          Ills   (, " n.'iii
i ' ful  wo lU'rr hnd      Ord»'r n"-v-   inl-
ii- Ui>r ot'flro,
tioc cti   ,"11   ;::,n.i   l,!,i.   In   lie
i-nii.'.i ;
•111• t   'lie
In-  .iHI,-
A*   I- .i-t   li'liienllii'l   tli.l
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Do with him as you would lik« to tie
doi.*- ih ■   -•.<■ .ill have our bttle Inaivi-
•L-.-i ,*.'t„ _j.it .'. f. sui-uil&.ntf kov. _lml-
|l.ii- r,r.   rti.^'n o.it(ir«  ti  to another'*
>f | under timilar i Iruumttancei.
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■■I PAGE FOUR
, THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERHIE, B,
3%e Dtafrft* $*t>0*r
Published every Saturday morning at its office,
Pellat' Avenue, Fernie, B. C. Subscription $1.00
per year in advance. Au excellent advertising
medium.   Largest circulation in the District.
.   H. P. NERWICH, Editor. ,
Telephone No. 48. Post Office Box No. 380
RAILROADED MUNICIPAL LEGISLATION
'"pITE action taken by four members'of the City
■■■   Council in closing the picture shows on Sunday nights is as surprising as it is ill-advised.  There
are many reasons why the citizens of Fernie should
ieel indignant at such action.   ..The first and foremost is because it is in direct opposition to public
opinion, aud another is the manner in which the bylaw was put through. '  Of the seven members of
the-Council only four were present, one of whom
was, of necessity, in the chair.    With three councillors only to vote nothing is to prevent two, a mover
and seconder, getting together and putting through
any legislation they may desire.     "Wo do not infer
. that this was the method in this case, in fact, the
motion carried unanimously, but with this lesson in
mind it can readily be seen that such, an abuse of
, power could be practised.     The meeting was a
special one and the public were not aware of it.
(Neither was the press notified. - Whilst it is not
- necessary to acquaint the public and press of the
regular meetings, as the time is' presumed' to be
known, it is different when,a special meeting is called.    More especially is this necessary when a matter affecting the vast majority of the citizens is on
the tapis.     There are approximately two thousand
men, women and children who attend, the picture
shows on a Sunday night, not regularly, but frequently, the attendance on any Sunday night being
■ about one thousand.    Is this vast number of people
, not to be considered at all?    The raison d'etre for
this drastic step we understand, is that in one house
a musical company performed last Sunday.     If
Ihis was an infringement of the law, then we claim,
the management should have been charged with the
offence and not .vengeance taken upon others.   The
same logic would apply in case of. saloons.     Were
one to contravene the liquor act, all licenses iu the
city should be cancelled.     Both reasonings are illogical.     The more one thinks of the latest step
of our City Fathers the more inexplicable it becomes.   If the'matter-was of such importance as to
warrant drastic measures why not hold ,\t over until
'the regular meeting of the'Council next Thursday,
or if immediate action was necessary, why was not
tlie public notified either by notices on posts or in
., any other .manner.     It would appear that this was
"^^fl^wliaFthe"Council   did   not want.1 - They
knew that public opinion would be strongly opp'b's-
, ed to .the move, and consequently kept it quiet. The
.moral reform element evidently forced their hands
in fulfilment of pre-election pledges, ami as their
term of office is drawing to a close, with chances
for re-election very slim, they took the piunge.' We
doubt if any of the four members in question.will
seek the suffrage of the electorate again.    Of these
Mr. Brown was the only one who addressed the audience at the mass meeting of citizens on thc eve
■of the municipal elections last January.     IIo then
slated that he had no objection to Sunday picture
shows, providing they opened after church hours.
It woukl be interesting to hear that gentleman's explanation. •   The question-now is what are the citizens of Fernie going to clo nbout it?    There is no
gainsaying tho fact that the vast majority demand
Hint tlieir only form of entertainment be pillowed
tliem.   .Are they' going to allow four mcii'in their
dying hours of office to deprive them of this ?    Wo
doubt it.    ]f our City Fathers hnd been so solicitous ns to om- desires nnd wishes, nnd provided us
with some LI.SS AVJCKKD pastime and rocrcntion,
no objection to tlieir prosont action could be taken,
for nro thoy not our City Fathers, nnd are they not,
therefore wiser and in n better position to know
what IS good and wlint is NOT good for us?   Dut
Ihis thoy Imvo not so fnr dono.     Thore is but one
thing lo do, and that is to get up n monster petition
demanding that tlio by-law in question be rescinded
and tlmt tho public, whoso roprosontntives those
couiicilincn nvh, should be given nn opportunity lo
hxjipuhh theniHolvos, nnd as majorities nro supposed
lo bo tho governing- factors; thon whether lho nm.
..only bo for or ngninst, lot the voice of the pooplo
bo Iioiml.    For tho present thnt will suffice; noxt
•Jiintmry tho public will Imvo moro to sny.
of a granite pillar'on-the Embankment. : What a
tragedy this would be!    What suffering might be
imposed upon the many disciples of Dr. Tanner!
No!-    Let us have Boys' Brigades, Cadet'Corps,
Armories and other appendages of the Iluman But_
chery School.    Undoubtedly in other countries the
disciples of the Prince of Peace realize that his
advice was not intended to' cover the present age
for the reason that he' was dealing with local conditions, and did not forsee the future conflicts that
would ensue between various members of the'Europ-
ean national groups. How direful a situation would
result if the gallant Colonel (he ought to be a General) Sam Hughes was deprived the opportunity of
shooting off his vocal organ in support of the Canadian Militia!    ,What rhetorical flights of both Borden and Laurier regarding "Our glorious Navy"
would be lost to posterity!     Away with such tri-
flers with our honorable constitution!     They are
disturbers of the established order.   Some of those
old fogey-notioned   individuals   may   have, their
thoughts revert to the casting out of the moneychangers from the Temple and ask if they did not
represent the established order of that day.     Quite
true, but then money-changers do .not ply their traffic in temples today, hence the simile is not a good
one.   .The financiers \haye their own boards of
trade, exchanges, etc., and their presence ih the religious buildings is largely fofc the purpose of seeing that their preacher does not wander.off into
political pastures but keeps his attention closely to
the scriptural injunctions, counsels and utterances,
more especially the one about the poor being always
with you.    Once in a while a brilliant word monger
will dilate eloquently about'tlie latest expenditure
of the wealthy, wear a cheap watch an'da,shoe-0
string chain as an evidence of humility, but it is not
every member of the clerical profession who i,<j gift-
'ed with,his vocabulary, and as a variety artist the
congregation enjoys his thrills because the verbal
pellets do'not inflict any serious injury.
WOMEN ARE WORKERS
The big reason for the existence of the Socialist
party is to have'an organization to do the political
work of the Socialist movement.
_
Jn order to,.do this' workers are needed. J .very
obstacle, therefore, that stands in the way of securing workers in,this great cause should be'brushed
aside.
There is no denying the fact that the men in the
Socialist party have been a little timid in witnessing
the influx of women into^the Socialist party. The
men may charge it to natural timidity. Yet there
are many hard working Socialist women who can today bear witness to that fact. " " -
Jp. many places'where I have'been, accompanying
Vice-Presidential Candidate Einil Seidel on his tour
of the nation, I have found that.it is'liko fairing n
AN'UNDELIVERED SERMON
•y KS, dear bralliroi., wo Imvo rond tlmt "Tlwy
1    wim livo by "tho sword shnll porisli by tho
sword." tlmt is ono of tlio principal admonitions of
tlio llci-iildKuo in "Thou Hlmlt not kill,"     Thon
Hici-i'V Cniii'N rojoindfT regarding lho whcronboula
of AIipI, "Am 1 -my brother's lcoopor."    Still, theso
nre Ni)iii(..vlint iiniiqiiiiicl n„d not in keeping with
Ivri'Mwit dny idr-ns of patriotism.    TC thoy were foi-
Iom'pjI oul in'sf rid un.mln nee wiih the letter ns in-
lorprctoi. by tlut ..oimnmi mind, whnt would honmno
of nmi.y of us pulpitfi'i's?     Why wo   .honId bo
I'mnpi'llnil io join Um mighty nrnvy of tho unciii-
ployed nr iii><-(.pt niiiniiiil labor nt with>h tlm most of
ns nro not exports, Imnre bo (.unpolled to nocopL
tlio moid, nioilcsl reiiuiii_.ivilion for our ulwiiml of.
Joris.    What would happen to tho clmplnhiN nttnoli.
"d to the army and nnvnl servioo?   No, my brethren, wc imiHt   hoop  ourselves   constantly  nvmod
ngninst the possibility of foreign invasion.    Just
inmgino for a moment that w<jro it not hocauso of
the floating i-itmh .» protecting Hritiiiirs seagirt
ulinrvs thf (.ortimi.H mlirbt pounce upon lTmin<l _.
ditch, ll.illopv. t'oiniiiiiviiil ftimd or noiiio of tlm
busy control of London, do»troy tlm " 'omw" of tlm
hardworking people who, whan thoy nrrlvod, did
not perclmiicc to bo taking a siesta on tlio sol'l side
cold plunge for many of the men "tou get to work
side by side with Socialist women in the cause'that
must load to the emancipation of the working class.
After the plunge, however, it is a different proposition. These men voice their surprise fit thc
manner in which the women take up the work of the
Socialist party organization.-' Thoy confess that
they never boforo dreamed that' such could have
beon the case. .Thoy wonder that they never had
suspicioned it before. ' They are glad thnt they
have been nwakonofl
Without' exception thoso Socialist"organizations
where I havo found this phenomenon to havo taken
placo are today active nnd fighting. From this and
from various other observations I draw the conclusion that immediately a large number of women become interested in a Socialist loeal thnt minulo will
see tlio rejuvenation of that local if it hns boon dor-
mnnt in ils activities, and it will begin to accomplish
bigger thingsJf it is already active.
_ The Socnlist pnrty hns long ngo settled tho quos-
tion of ils nttitudo toward woman suffrngo. Bul
it hns not yet settled tho quofitioii of gelling lho womon-of tho nnlion, tho working women, enlisted in
tho ranks of tho party,
When thnt question hns boon solved by tho Socialist pnrty thon tho question of womnn" suffrngo is
settled not only for tho Socialist party but nlso for
tho naljon.—J. L. Engdnhl.
C. M. O'BRIEN ON7- 7
SOCIALISM
■ The athiests^who are'rTot Socialists'
accuse us of befng Christians. .'-The
Christians-who-are not'Socialists accuse us of being "athiests. '" The fa'ct
is as Socialists we are neither;-apart
from our Socialism we may be either
—or neither.v - A great deal depends
on what capitalism' made . us before
Socialism found us. *     ,',.
Mathematics is a science; they'who
understand^ it „are mathematicians,
whether they are Christians, or' athe
ists', or .neither.- - .Socialism- is the
science that deals with the various
methods of producing" wealth "and the
social institutions'. emanating' .therefrom. They „. who understand the
science called Socialism are Socialists,
whether they are ' a .Wests, or Christians, or neither.' ' We Socialists,
maintain that' the political educational
fraternal,«religious and anti-religious
institutions of any people are but the
superstructure—expressing the Ideas
derived from the particular method by
which said people obtain their living.
We know that people who have ' a
different method of producing wealth
to what we have also have different
ideas to ours. - And as the method of
getting a living changes, so ideaslike-
wise change, and the social institutions must change or,give way to new
ones that express the new ideas. That
which cannot change to- conform1" to
its .changing environment must perish.
When the science called astronomy
discovered.certain facts, religious folk's
made a great holler. • However, religious institutions1 did riot perish, but
they did change their views regarding
astronomy. If there, were less hollering and -more examining' of the facts
discovered by Socialism it would be
better for all concerned.
Socialism accounts for and explains
the origin)- funation/growth and decay
of all institutions.. . Those'institutions
that function as they, profess will welcome exposure, but those that do not,
fear exposure, hence the holler, and
Iiu the name of that which they profess (not what they are) they will use
all the cowardly, dirty, low mean, back-
stabbing trickery characteristic of
those who profess one thing and practice another against, those who bring
forth the facts. . The,real capitalists
seldom or ever appear, before the electors, they find it much cheaper arid
more effective to hire-and bribe members of our class to do their political
work, and like the;_est,of our class,
they'usually t work' for. nothing and
board themselves.- . Often they are so
ill-informed that it is easy to play upon
their prejudices.     Not .mowing., how.
Judicial Precedent in Canadian His
„tory—Must Answer ;Charge: of' Conspiracy to Defeat -therEnds of
Justice. ■    ' -\'
There is this to bo snid of Socinlism. It nims to
oliminnto "timo and chance" from nil occupations,
not from tho kid-glovo ooonpntions which flpooinl
Privilege fnvors, Socinlism would tnko euro nt
lonst thnt tho mnny bo largely exempted from "timo
and ohnnco" in wmlcrinl things, whntovor becomes
of tho fow, Special Privilege, in nil ages undor nil
conditions, favors tho fow nt tho oxponso of tho
iminy, And Spooinl Privllogo endures, and will on-
dnro so long ns mon nro lurod and docoivod by tho
fatuous idon that; spooinl privilogos to nny onoCliiNs
will innro to tlio bonoflt of tho r<wt of tho pooplo.
Such nn iden 1ms boon shown by tlio history of d«.
mouriiuy to bo utterly erroneous, but when'Spooinl
Priyilngo is rooted out of ono stronghold, it t(lk„H
up its nbodo in a now plnco. And' too mnny pooplo
hn at lo learn ovor ngniu by bitter n.vpori< _io.m. that it,
in tlm snmo old onomy in nnotlior form,-- ._?..,1 ]),.,.,.
advoonty.
AV'int is fiii'onluiili.v'od tn Vo\v Hnvdir' ..Hi
is tho pnm.nrV nf n dny when 1 hr wo].;.;^,,,,,;, ","•]')
pick oul his own h'wtuh nnd onomios instead of having thorn picked out for him by politicians, Mjj.
lions of worki-Mii in Kngland today nro iiNlcing;
"Wlmt ((ininvl hriv.» I witli my follow wm-i-..,.... :..
Uermnny?" Millions of German workmen nro ask"
ing, "Whnt qnnrrol Imvo I with my follow work-
in on in Knglnnd?" It is foolish to shut one's eyes
to this movement, Tho question in not one of peimo
nnd war, but oim of democracy. Tlio workmen and
tin- i'nrmers nro claiming the right to order their
own lives, and 1hi _ surely iiw .ndo_ tlm right to :uy
whether thoy shall or shall not kill some e?ii/e„ „f '„
forelirn nnlion. If they nro told thnt tlmy m,ist
fight ns their^ountry dooidos, tho answer will be:
"We nro the Country. "-—Toronto Star.
to apply scientific research to social
questions   when   dealing   with   such
questions they have -to smother any
se,nsevof riianhood that they otherwise
possess, that is why individuals, honorable in other respects, > will, stoop so.
low in politics.     After, election they
will brag about the deceit they prac^
ticed on, their fellow .Christians and
brother members of fraternal  societies.     Thoy lack the courage to oppose the powers   that   exploit them.
They crave for the privilege or associating for a short time before election with the better paid lackeys of
the rule of capital; they lick the hand
that cuffs them.     At elections thoy
nllow themselves to drop so low in
the scalo of being that thoy seek to
Set some flunkoy to bribe them.     A
miner when asked why ho was at n
Conservative rally said, "Tho Socialists linvo nothing to give me!"   When
nskotl if tho Consorvntlvea gnvo him
anything, lio said,  "No:, I may'got
something." .   Evidently ignorant of
tho fact that ovon the promise was his
price to betray lilmsclf and his clasB,
Such nro tho majority of tho ant!
Socialists;  such wore wo beforo wo
ooenmo Soclallsti.     nut to the ex-
tent that, wo nndorslnnd tho economic
laws RovornlnK   (lie   production   of
wealth undor tlio rule of cnpltnl to
Hint oxtont do wo lenrn to tloapiflo and
resist deceit.    Slavery and deceit nro
Inseparable, particularly   a   alavory
gnrbod In tlio cloak of freodom. SlnvoB
who nro not coniicloiu. of tholr slnvory
cling to tlio clonk llko a flond to IiIh
dopo.     How I iibiiRod tho Socialists
who pulled off tho clonk nnd rovonlod
to nm tlio fncts!   Hut thoso who know
tlio facts do not despair, boemmo'thoy
(iro nluiflod.    It In whilo lho cloak Ih
being pulled off that wo show to what
iloiHlis oiuiltnllum Iuih dogradod   Ub
wngop BlnvoH,  A fow BlavoB   In   tho
Itonky Mountain district   of   Alborta
who nro holding to tlm remaining frag.
montB of tho clonk struggling to Htny
with tho old and roBlstlng tlio now, aro
WHontlng to trl.tl.ory tliat in tho noar
futuro thoy will regret.    More ngnln.
-a m, o'lmiKN.
WINNIPEG, Oct. 29.—For "the; first
time ,in the history of "Canada'permission to bring up a magistrate for trial
has been asked, and that' iri-Winnipeg.
W. H. Trueman,, of the legal-firm,of
Trueman and Bonnar have entered ap,
plication in the court of. appeal": to
bring up Magistrate ! McMicken -ffor
trial for conspiracy to defeat the-ends
of justice.-, ,     y-   ■ <"' .7
The case upon .which the latest di
velopment is based is-that' of two Conservative impersonators who were arrested in St. James on Saturday last,
Tlie case was scheduled,to'be tried on
Wednesday at 11 o'clock, but'when-
two prosecutors, .kugh Mackenzie,
barrister, and R. H.,McDonald, who ls
prominent in local political circles, appeared with their counsel to go bn
with the charge, they were informed
by Magistrate McMicken that the,case
was already completed; that the men
had pleaded guilty and'had been fined.
Says Magistrate Lied
Affidavits which have been presented in the case,- which it is now sought
to have tried against Magistrate "McMicken, go to show that the magistrate conducted the case secretly before the hour appointed, and at which
time witnesses had been "subpoenaed
to appear.   • " ' ;',_,.
That, he lied, stating" that Arthur
Sullivan, barrister, appeared for. the
prosecution, "is the statement being
produced' by Sullivan, who says "that
he appeared only for the defence and
that he only tried to obtain the acquittal of the accused.
That Magistrate McMicken passed
illegal hentence, the law calling for a
sentence in jaiU while he only^imposed
a lino, is further charged, also. That
he used the .name of'the Deity profanely during the proceedings, when
Trueman, counsel for the prosecution,
entered protest. .That,.he spoke in
most, insulting terms to Trueman, who
is a prominent member of the Manitoba bar.,   - -  .
Sifton, Walkinshaw, and Prince,' who
were arrested during the course, of
the election, and later discharged after trial in open.court, not a shred of
evidence being produced against one
'of the' three, will now seek for damages for false arrest.
'Another case of interest which is
to.be tried is tliat of the magistrate
holding these men ori bailable offence,
without allowing them the privilege
ot.bail-or-co'nsulting-'-their-counselr'"
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K A'communication to thlB.effect has
been sent. President-Mosher of the
Brotherhood by the Minister of Labor. ., This decision, the report of the
men-states,.- will not be accepted .as
final and further representations will
be made to the department.
TO-DISCUSS  THE  WORLD'S
. COAL SURLY AT TORONTO
OTTAWA, Oct.' 29.—Arrangements
are already being made and elaborate
preparations consummated for the
meeting at Toronto next summer of
the twelfth international geological
congress. _ Probably the most important topic to.be discussed will be the
world's coal resources on which, important question the.proper authorities of each country have been asked
to supply Information.'. A'monograph
on the subject of coal is to-be issued
and is now under'compilation by. the
geological .survey.' .7' _■
300,000,PERSONS      . ,';'        '
^ ' REPORTED HOMELESS
SOLDIERS KILLED AND     '
7     INJURED IN TRAIN  WRECK
: TORONTO, Oct. 29.—Two members
of the Toronto garrison were killed
and thirty-nine injured,' two fatally, as
the, result of a head-on collision, near
Streetsyille Junction", on the Canadian
Pacific ,. railway, , at 5.30 o'clock tonight. . The Chicago flyer, which pulled out of; Toronto at five o'clock,
crashed "into the second section of a
train bringing home tho troops on-
gaged ,in the sham battle from Milton
to Toronto. -'
WASHINGTON, D,. C.,^ Oct. 2'9'.—,
The casualties in the typhoon' witch"
swept the Philippines, are estimated at"
400 on the island bf ,Cebu, according to
a despatch tb the bureau of insular
affairs. It was reported many vessels were, sunk in the. harbor, hun-,
dreds .of, small craft were driven
ashore by a tidal-wave and thatpos:
sibly half of the'-300,000 "persons on
the island were'made homeless.       .■
MR.   HARDIE- ASKS   $16,000
Former Manager .of Diamond Coal
Company'Sues for Salary Due oii'Un-
expired Balance' of. -Engagement
Contract. ""       -.-.-, V
"LIVE TALKS WITH DEAD ONES."
.' Don't satisfy yourself that you have
done your whole duty wlien you have'
Jolued the; labor union and paid oiir'
diieB. That's only .the beginning.
It's primary. There's a, lot more .to
be done.        ■       y
The principal duty   of   the   union   '
member'is to be.a missionary.   The
union that has not a missionary mem- .
berahlp, is iri'a bad way.     To carry
ithe' message of unionism- to others
and bring theni into, the, organization
is the chief duty of every, union mem-  '
ber.       ■' \     ''       v>
Good officers are necessary.   Punctual   attendance ' at-'-meetings .and ■*
prompt payment, of dues are also necessary.     But theSreatest necessity,7
of all jn'making a successful union is
increasing the membership.
-Every union should make a specialty
■   Every >vorkiiigman outside the union;,
weakens it. ' ■ Competition is the death
of unionism.   " As, long as workers re-"
main-outside the-,unibn thefunlbn is,.,
exposed to conditions that are.detrimental to the' organization. and the '
craft as well. '       '   ',   .•'  ' 7
Bring your family to the FREE SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT at-tlie Grand
and' the Isis. .Doors open at 7.30, p.m.
Commence at 8 p.m.     " "   ■-   y
LABOR  MEN  ARE TURNED DOWN
Government Refuses Board of Concll.
lation In Dispute with C. P, R.
OTTAWA, Oct.- 20.—Tho labor department has refused to grant a board
of conciliation In tho dlopule botwoen
tlio C. P, R. and the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employos, which
controls fi.OOO men In the sorvlco of
tho railway.'
—Claiming7$]6j000^damag9Si-balance-
due1 on his contract - with tlie company, W, D. L. Hardie, formerly,'manager ,of the Diamond Coal Co., has issued a writ against the company for
that, amount. The writ was issued
sqnie time ago, arid Mr, Hardie's solicitor, W. C. Ives, is making every
effort to have the case heard at the
civil sittings of the Supreme Court,
next month.
■ The action of the appelant is the result of his dismissal by tho company
at their meeting'in Calgary last month,
Giving no cause whatever, according
to tho plaintiff, they dismissed liim
from his position as superintendent
of the Diamond City Coal Co,, putting
Mr. Watson iniilfi place, his dismissal
taking effect immediately on notification by the corripany.-
Mr. Uardlo was employed by, tho
company a little ovor two years ago
to tako charge of'tho Diamond City
plant, the salary being $6,000 per annum, his contract to continue for, five
years. The $10,000 named In the suit
is tho balanco of tlio money duo on
tho contract for tho unexpired portion
of the term,
ie Leaf
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HAVANA, Oot. "S.-A rlbt broke out
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In n doiiBoly populnlud district, Tho
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pnrlmont flnnlly ronton.)] ordor after
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finefi
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HOSMER NOTES
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.  . Mr.'.Steve Lawson'has quit the'man-
agership of,the 41vMarket;Co.,in'7__os-
^.me'r.7.,.', <7 'y°-i->7 ~ 77v-^.1"' •-,'
1    F, Carosella has also quit business
in "Hosmer. - He reckons it was not
.a paying concern,' s6":he wisely, got
-i out. ; ' ';77     Y-   7   ',    .'7 77, -,
Has anyone .called .you up.on the
, phone?    They certainly get some peo-
plVgolng. -      -    ■• 7 ■.    '     ,_,   •'•
:..Mr and Mrs. B. Mills were visiting
' at Lethbridge last week.
The annual ball of the Maple Leaf
Lodge of the Independent Order of
Odd Fellows was held "on' Friday of
last'week and proved an immense sue
cess. Bro. R. McTaggart officiated
na M.C. and performed his duties ex-
- cellently.   '• . .       ','   '','-''/   ,
."■ 'Mrs. R. Morton arrived, from the old
', country last -week.
'■'■ ' Mr.' English .who has been t filling
Mr. Kendal's* position In "the bank here
"«ft ori Sunday morning.     .-        , - 'y-
P.  Caroseila- left for Spokane on
. Sunday morning.      -:      ' ,    7   ,
Miss Pitblado spent   Thanksgiving
,; at Coleman. -." - "    -  - *
- Miss Jessie, Rankine ' from Leth-
■bridge/was on a visit tocher"parents
on Thanksgiving.     , • 7_
The new pastor for the "Presbyterian
congregation arrived' last _ ' Saturday'
and conducted the. service on Sunday
evening.'   '.   ; -   7 . ■' "       ...   ■
• '   Tbe"  ladies ;of   the  -Presbyterian'
Church gave a nice tea "in the Odd'
'Fellows', Hall :on Thursday afternoon.
Jim Wardfop,   R.  "Fowler and J.
Maltman were in Fernie on. Tuesday
' and 'have been successful" in obtaining fire boss certificates!S
Mr. J. D. Thompson'is back in Hos-
,  mer again.to take up a position with
'.. the Elk Lumb"er7Co. ■_,-.;'- -\ '.
Ted(dy. Partridge, has left:for .Corbin. ~-    -'•'■*'    S. .'77 .,  ' "-..' ,:
\X '.. ;u .y—ySy-y7      'S*
(Received last week too late for publication.).,. 7- ■; ••' ' y ■_     ,:        •  .  ..
Lewis's. Stockett .was In town,on
business last weekly   '',-■'.
Mr.. W. ,McRaye and .Miss Lucy Web:
-ling provided .a first .class entertain-;
_jnentJnJtie.Opera-Ho«3e-on'Thurs"day*
last;   ' There was "a" large" and appreciative audience present.-    The show
was under the auspices of the Methp-,
clist. Church.. '-•  ""/,    ' ■'" ' '.:;>.,,
, Mr. Paiil Gilmore and company with
' a good "drama entitled, "Tho* Havoc,"
-visited tho Opera House here, on Frl-'
day evening'and performed before,a
good audience and passed some witty
remarks about our largo opera house.
,   The committee of the Athletic Club
nre. busy hustling ■ members for the
ctub for the .winter sossion.     A-few
live wires aro what nre wanted.  Como
nround and get busy,, arid we will have
n f;ilrly good club.
As usual, these days, tho boys had
nn.ldle day this week again; shortage of cars was tlio trouble.1    '
'Quito a number of tho Itriliriif eld-
nu-.nl In town nro leaving this weekend for tho! old country. '   ,
Tho stork vlsltpd tlie homo of Mike
Sorklo of tho Hosmor Hotel, Inst Week,
nnd loft a flno bouncing'boy.
7' The stork Is having n fine time
Just now. Ho cnlled at Stove Tavcrelc
1 this week nlso, nnd loft a daughter,,
John worked tho wedding stunt nil
right Inst wook. Ho vlulted, nil tho
saloons -In town nnd Invited tlm boys
to drlnlc up. Ho told thorn lie was
blowing hlmsolf tonight bocnuso ho
hnd got married. Ho got somo to
bollovo It, .but whon thoy wero hnv-
ing tho Inst drink John told thorn thoy
woro drinking our gonial Doctor Nay's
honlth nil tho tlmo.
on7Monday. /'The snow storm kept
some of.the good-sports away.'7 ,
Mr "John Evans 'was away'to Coleman on Sunday, visiting some "friends.
He returned by the passenger at night,
> Mr. M. AV. Roblchaiid, of .Fernie," is
in-;camp and- has started1 to-work at
Maple Leaf mine as' electrician,, installing a'dynamo7 ,' - .-.• ,. .
.Mr. P. Egan,, of Vancouver; is in
camp on business. ''He is registered
at. the Southern H^otel.'
Mr. John Lester,"of Calgary, is in
town on business.'and intends staying
some time. . °, ■ ' -_ . ■ ' '
Miss Cassie Macdonaid,-'of Macieod,
was visiting in Bellevue this .week-end,-
tho guest of.- her sister, Mrs. McGi-
lvery.     -   „
•Mr, James,Burke was away'to Lethbridge on' business this week. He
will be returning the, latter part of
tho week. ',
-Mrs. William Chappel, senior, left
camp on" Saturday night on a visit to
her daughter, Mrs. Ashworth, "at Royal
.Collieries. t . Mr.' Ashworth has, been
sick for some' time,past; 7
Master Bobbie Davidson gave ' a
birthday party-to. quite a number of
hie friends1 on Saturday evening.. „They
all report a good time. Bobble was
14 years old1 on his birthday.- .• I
'7Mr. .Angus McAuley," of Beaver
Creek,'who,has been in the Plncher
Creek hospital for stomach trouble, is
in tojvn for a short rest, the guest.'of
Mr.; James Marshall.-' ' -
_' Fred Padgett and Arnold Varley,,se-
cured a- good bag of game at-Burmis
this week'. - s
■ Mr and Mrs!" E, W. Christie gave an
at home on Monday night, when quite
a'number of their friends foregathered and had a nice time.
Mr. P. Mulgrew, of Coal Creek, is
in camp for the last few days and ex-,
pects. to stay a iwhile.
'a Mr;-John Turner is in' town from
Fernie. .. He dropped .'into camp 'in
search of w'orkv ,        -
Mr. Sam Guire, of Michel,-arrived in
camp this week. He, is expecting to
start work at the mines here.
.There was a pusher slightly hurt in
Bellevue No. 1 mine, this week. , He
is improving very "favorably. ■ ■ '-.   ■
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The second part of the .sermon*."Is
Nature God,"' will be preached' next
Sunday night in the Methodist Church.
The object, is to show the relation" of
natural laws to religion, and to,answer
the question whether we growkito a
religious attitude or does it'come, suddenly. . A,free discussion-of both ad-"
dresses will be heldv at ■ the .'close of
the service in which alL are "invited
to take part.
Frank was- visited this -week by a
real live aviator, in the person of Mr.'
Charlie Patmore, junior, who: spent
Thanksgiving here with; his "parents.
During the past year Mr." Patmore has
almost - made himself famous in the
United States where he performed
great feats in the flying line, at the
big" aviation meets there.. ■ He left
bn Tuesday's flyer for, Spokane.
- Mr. A. I. Blais spent Thursday and
Friday at'the' Dry Farming Congress
in Lethbridge. . -, /
., Jan. Schnurr, who" used to live here,
and ; worked." in Lang's * Store, spent
Monday in'town, returning to Calgary
on Tuesday, where he is travelling
for .Mooney's" Biscuits. '     7       •,    -
-Mr R Scott, of Magrath, and Mr. A.
Scott, of Monarch, brothers of Mr.
Walter Scott, were visiting in'towri
on Sunday.
Mr. A. J3. Otherweli; B. A„ secretary
of Extension Work of Alberta University, was in.town on Friday and Saturday last,'.the guest of Rev. W., T.
Young. '  y
Mrs. Callan,' of Red Deer, was visiting..the slide, town on Monday.      ^
Joe Haner's-house is being moved
to the new townsite tfby instalments,
and lie isx still living in it. It spent
Sunday on the Middle Street, and now
blocked by the -heavy, fall of ,snow it
rests "near the tipple.'  ' • , -
A Shering. has'moved from over
A. y. Lang's store ai_c'"is now living
in one of the'newly-moved houses on
the new townsite. N.- 7.
^ • Miss" Blais /and" Mifc ,Thomas returned-from-Lethbridge " on Monday
evening's train. /  - ■
Born,-to Mr. and Mrs. S. J... Watson,
on TlianksK_4ing_7Day.-a-daughterr"—;
-BEAVER""MINES
DELLEVUE NOTES
Mr, Rodgo Howot, of MoLood, wns
n visitor in town this wook ond, tlio
guost of Mr. IS, Mltoholli.
Quito n fow of tho.lioyu wont to
lliirinli to tnko in tlio ilnnoo ln nl_|
of tlio now sohool on Monday night.
Tlio llollovuo Orchestra furnlfthod tho
musla and Is composed of Jnmos I'ot-
rlo, ISdwnrd AtolilnBon, nnd Qoorgo
nnd Luther, Goodwin,
Mr. 0, W. Comons Ih now occupy-
lng tho houso which hns boon lately
vnontod hy Mr. Ohnrllo Ifowltt.
Tho cloctrlclnn    nt Ii tho llollovuo
mlno Is now occupying thojiouso Into-
H ly vacated by Mr. B. W. Chrlstlo,
i mi, ^iiimiiv ti.  rn
31CH'  lU'lJi'i'.
1    VJT Chris Hetherlugton. wjio   hns
j. boon In camp for uomo _lmo, left tliis
'.yw.1. for tho Jnspor Pnrl. district.
Mr, Thomna Doylo, wlio lately ault
if.»».:..* *..!» Mt. i-'tiuik )»oi»»iey, left
i ror Klpp, whoro ho qxpooti (0 neonrt
;' n good Job.
*    Mr. n .W. Chrlstlo occnplod tlio pu!-
pit nt lho nolJovuo Mothodlst Church
on Sunday last In tho nbsenca of tho
Ipndtoi. Mr. Trwln.
;   Mrs, Hoylca went to^Plnoher OrMk
! on Mondnv lnnt in vj«ft hor two dnuith-
tors, Juno <ind flmelda, who nro at-
tending school at the convent thoro.
Sho was accompanied by Miss Doris
J Batlman.    Thoy will return on T«««-
"'* day.
Quito n few'hf <h« boy* tool" fn tha
.The -Thanksgiving.dance,held here
on Saturday.evening last was a great
success as there was- a full house of
dancers,, .,    .
-•.Mr.1 William-Hamilton, pit boss, who
has been on a three months' visit,to
liis home in Nova Scotia, .returned
last week,end.' lie Is looking well
after his vacation, and took up his duties again on Tuesday morning.
" Wo are to. have the electric light
hero very soon. The eloctrlclans are
busy wiring the company's, property.
It's badly noeded on tho dark nights,
especially along" "Stump Avenue."
Mr and Mrs. Ed. Frazer left hero on
Tuesday morning for Halifax. ' From
thoro thoy go to Boston, whore,they
intend to open a rooming house.
Although thero was a heavy fall of
snow on Thanksgiving morning a few
of the boys woro game onoiigh 'to go
out shooting. They' came back In
tlio evening looking tired and wot,
but no gamo on them.    Too bad!
Alox. McLood wns awny for two
dnys nt Maclood on business,
John Prcntlco Is acting as fire boas
thoso days In place of Dave Mulr, who
has' boon ln tlio hospital at Plncher
Crook.
Vlcc-ProBldent Jonos and Bro. Tlieo-
dorovltch, organizer, woro In camp on
Tuosday. ,
Donald MoMllIInn left tho refrigerator nnd movod Into tho company houso
vacated by 13d; Frazor, Of courso
Mno Is a busy mnn again.
Tho union hns docldoil to advertise
for a doctor In a fow of tho pnpors.
It's tlmo somo ono of that profession
was horo to reside
Tlioro Is somo talk of Frod Lowls,
master mochanlo horo, going away.
Wo hopo His not truo, as all the boys
UKo Frod, •
Tho Union Smokor on pny night was
not a uiiecoBB financially, although
nnyono would hnvo thought so to have
soon a fow- of tho boys,
Ohnrllo Mnthows wns nwny looking
after his teal ostato on Tuosday.
Lucky boy, Clmrllo. •
A good thing always comos to tho
Jlouvor folks onco In a whllo. Tho
compnny engine has stnrtod to liiuullo
our freight from Plnohor depot.   •
Miss Patterson,-of Blairmore, who
has entered  the contest for- one' .of
the- big prize's offered, by the Lethbridge Herald, has been in town several' times lately looking for siibscrip-
.bers.
'. -The' annual banquet,'of the Blairmore Lodge of Odd Fellows was given
last Friday night-, in   the Blairmore
Hotel, commencing   at    10   o'clock,
There was a good attendance of visiting brethern from other Pass towns,
as  well  as several visitors,  . After
partaking   of   luxuries,' which were
bountifully displayed on the tables to
tempt the appetites .of even delicate
eators, a programme was.given. Music
was rondered by Miss Williams' aud
song by,Mr. Green.;   -Amongst the
speakers on the toast list were Dr.
Baker,  who proposed the, toast  tb
"The Lodge," .which was answered by
t'_ W' Doubt.   ,'Our Town" was highly
spoken of- by II. G. Bigelow and H.
Lyons.     "The Ladles" recolvod duo
appreciation from Mr.' Brlsco which
was hocom'ngly ,i,'.-,si.or.dcd to by Mr,
Lank,     The visitors were toasted by
J. M. Carter, which wns responded to
by Revs. J., M,- Beaton and , W,   T."
Young nnd Prof A 13 Ottorwell, of
Alberta University,
Mr, Carnol and Mr. Law wore in
Frank on Sunday, visitors at the Calabash. '
Mr and Mrs, Windsor moved thoir
furniture to Bollovuo on Wednesday.
Cooperative for Frank
Wo havo hoard through those columns previously of the organisation
of.tho co-oporatlvo horo for tho pur-
poso of opening a storo,    During lho
past wook It has put through a deal
of considerable Interest to tho public,    Thoy havo bought out the buildings and stock of F, Domousty ond aro
nlroady   taking, stock,     Mr,   Jcnn
Schnurr, who had boon horo as assistant In A, V, Lang's storo, has boon
glvon tho appolntmont of manager,
and tboy oxpoct to start buslnoRBon
Monday noxt. <   Tlto commlttoo   of
mnnngomont Is composed of Frank
Wojr, ohnlrmnn; Bvnn Morgan,' secretary; J. Flnlnyson, tronsuror; nlso F.
Volprnvn, A. Brown, W, Jolly, Emllo
Was and V. Bort.
know him.        '        '■
A great commotion was caused in
camp, on'Saturday evening last A
large-rock weighing ■ seyeral tons became dislodged and with a great rum-
oie rolled down the mountain side. It
struck the air dinkey' charging station,
cld_fe to No 1 North inclien, completely
tearing it arid adjoining pipes out of
the ground; broke up frogs, switches,
etc., in ithe vicinity. One piece
bounded right down on the M. F7and
M. ^Railroad track, bending a ■ rail.
Fortunately there was no one in the
way, or there would have been serious
results.'  ' ,
■ The largest turkey, seen in the camp
found its way to Morrissey Cottages
on Sunday, We fancy we could see
Joe smile when it arrived. We congratulate you, Joe.
Miss Lottie Gray and Mr. Samuel
Phillips were visiting friends up here
on Sunday afternoon. >.
•A good representative gathering of
Creekites took place in the mass meeting, held in Fernie on Sunday last.
.Harvest Thanksgiving services were
held in the Presbyterian Church on
Sunday last. 'Rev. Mr. Pearson occupied the pulpit.1 ', *'"
On Monday evening the members of
the Presbyterian Church held, a
children's concert. and , sale of fruit,
which proved - a'" financial success.
Teddy Finn was the auctioneer. The
committee desire to thank all who contributed to the 'festival in any way.
The. dancing class opened the season by a dance held in the Club Hall
on Monday evening. - Several friends
from Fernie were present. Mr.
Charlie Percy officiated at the" piano.
Secretary, Uphill was here all day
.Wednesday "giving out working buttons ' to all members of Gladstone
Local      .  '    - -    7    -
Ernest Niedig arrived back from his
visit to Lethbridge on Saturday night:
He reports haying had a good'time.
A- list of I members names is exhibited on. the bulletin board at the
club. Will all those members, whose
'names are not recorded kindly, notify Ed. English, 'W;, Hughes or J. Buchanan," so that, the list can 'be completed..    , "'^y-
Tlie1'Mutz,Cup arid medals have arrived at-last.*.   -The cup is oiiWiew-.
■at-the'Club7and"arrangements are' being made 'for the presentation of the
medals.     Particulars later.
Jim Bailey, is up from Michel. The
boys are glad tosee you, Jim. You've
got the nickels and dimes, we' have
the goods... Ah! Ah! as - Jack .said:
Nuff sed!    '
BANKHEAD NOTES
Thanksgiving Day was held here
with evident satisfaction to most of
the residents, in fact the look on some
faces on Tuesday made one think of
the song "The Morning After the Night
Before."
J. Knight, socialist, and N. D. Tha-
chuk were the speakers at a union
meeting ■ held on Monday . afternoon,
which was attended by a good number
of the members.
Some excitement Is already being
felt in anticipation of the masquerade
ball to be held on Thursday night.
All arrangements are completed and
a good time is assured.
The pool room seems to attract a
good crowd these nights. Sam gets
ou; quite an air of proprietorship over
it, too.   .
The new minister 'of the Methodist
Church preached his first sermon on
Sunday. 5Ve offer you a cordial .wet
come, Wiry Simpson.  ■
A petition is being circulated round
the camp with the object of retaining
Mr. Soole .n the post office, as'he
has been notified he.is likely to be
dismissed.
Quarantine has been the order' bf
tlie day round here, One was a case
of mumps, contracted by the boy falling off the milk wagon.
A gentleman In Bankhead desires it
to be known that he is open to play
anyone in western Canada at checkers.
Any person taking up the challenge
can have particulars from the secretary of the miners' union.
Don't forget to try Easton's
; -':s   When you want
ICE CHEAM, ICE. ©REAM SODAS & SUNDAES
PORK AND BEAN SUPPERS
FISH AND CHIP POTATOES SUPPERS
Coleman Bakery
. Alex. Easton, Prop.
Hardware and Furniture
_,  '     We have the largest and most up-to-date
,   Hardware and Furniture Stock
in the Pass!    Everything in
Stoves and Ranges,
Granite & Enamelware
Furniture
Carpets and Rugs
Plumbing: and Heating.      Special Attention to Mail Orders
< Crow's Nest Pa$s Hardware Co., Limited
Phone 7      FRANK, Alta,     P.O. Box 90
*<>♦♦♦♦♦♦ <
♦      "    COLEMAN   NOTES ♦
Tho wnHlxw wnn t« hnlM.tvj n lr.'.n
.ui, uuifttH.   »» now, occupying hln |«Iry horo hotwoon Llhel'n fltnrr. nnd
Uiu Tool Hnll.
It's too Und wo don't Imvn n hotel
here,    When 11 visitor comoB to lionv-
♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦<*» ♦+*+♦♦
♦ COAL CREEK *
Tho rhlvnlry nml thoughtfulno&H for
tho Indtan exhibited by ono young man
or thin bnrg (0 Worthy of recognition,
or thoro 1« no propor plnco for hfm to I tho «nld young mnn, nn liourlng of tuo
#0 for tho nlmht.    In fnrt n fow nf M»o ;..i:;:i;u.. __  .mw uimkm young Jad-
Where are you going to speiict, tho
evenings now It ls getting cold?
Why, at the Coleman Opera House,
of course. What's going on there?
Why, don't you know they show flvo
thousand feet of pictures.' . Como
along, follow the crowd and spend
two hours at the best picture show
In town. Everybody welcome, Entire change"', of program oyory night
and all tho latest music. ' Popular
prices, 10, and 15 conts. Doors open
nt C..5 |),ra,, show starts at 7.15.
The football game beLween Coleman
and Dollovno did not come off on tho
28th, as It should have dono, owing
to tho snow storm which lasted -all
dny. It mny bo played at n Inter
date, ...
Mr. Robert Easton, who has boon on
un oxtendod visit to Ladysmlth and
other places In B. C, has roturnod to
hla homo In Coloman.
Tho funeral of Mr. OIpplo was hold
nt tho Institutional Church, nt 4.30
p.m. Tuosday, Tho services woro
conducted by tlio Hov, T, Af,- Mnrry,
Deceased, who hnd boon In ill honlth
for somo tlmo, passed nwny ponco-
fully nt his homo on Sunday night,
Tlioro was special thanksgiving services hold horo In tho difforont church-
on on Monday Inst,
Afr. John Nnsh wna hastily cnllod
to Lothbridgo on Sundny on account
of tho BorloiiB lllnofls of his mothor,
Mrs, Frank Ilnrrlngham.
Horn,—Octobor 28th, to Air nnd Aim
Wm. Alurr, n bouncing big boy, Mothor nnd baby doing flno. Til 11 in all
umll.n.
The Thnnl-BRlvIng dnnco glvon In
tho Colomnn Oporn Houso by tho
building commlttoo of Rt. Albnn's
Ohurch wns a decided huccohk, Thoro
was a Inrgo gathering at. tho hull nnd
ovory ono enjoyed thomsolvog.  Aftor
?rVU... l,ui,.o ...(..UU). blljIIKir wnn Hor<
The MfOillvray CitoIc Conl and Coko
Every time an employer of labor expresses himself as opposed to organized labor' he, always hastens to make
it plain that he is not selfish and that
the only reason for his opposition is
because he is solicitous for the welfare
of the worker, and organization is bad
for the poor, ignorant and unsophisticated workingman. We well know
that he is honest in'' his expressions
because the" unorganized' worker always works longer hours for less pay
than the union man,, and longer hours
^nd'Shorttpay^aTe-goo'd'foF'tire worker."
If< the wage' workers get too much
money tliey will send their children to
school and it will then be only a short
time until we will either have no workers at-all or some of the elite will actually be compelled to dirty their
hands with honest toil. Surely no
ordinary workingman would think of
compelling J. ferclval Dainty to soil
his fingers, or gaze upon Mrs. Marri-
age-Dlvorce-Marrlage-Dlvorce - Marriage-Bigamy-Affinity Saturnalia washing the , dishes in her own kitchen,
Perish the thought. God intended that
these creatures should be waited upon
and served by menials,—Labor Clarion.
COLEMAN
7.15
to 10.30
Continuous
Performance
Prices, 10c and 15c
Matinee
Saturday
3.15
V
F. M. Thompson Co.
The Quality Store
Blairmore,  Alta.
Fine Groceries.      Sole Agent for Five Roses Flour
Selected Teas,  Pure Coffees and Spices.    Finest Creamery
Butter and Cheese.      Canned Fruits in Variety.
. Choice Syrups and Molasses
Dry Goods     Crockery     Clothing1     Boots and Shoes
A complete assortment of goods usually kept in a First Class Store,
Foreign & Domestic goods of every description.   Goods delivered promptly, free of expense,   Phone 25. or call and get our prices.
boys could bo doing with tho tamo at
proaont,
Wo nro plonsod to hoar that David
Mulr nnd Tliomnn O. Davis patmed tlio
co'nt examination for pit bons.
Cheats out, boys,
Wc don't hoar anything Uicbo days
of tho propoiod ikatlng rink, Got a
movu uu .Hi.oro tho wlntor in half
oyer. '     !
Tho regular mctetlnjc of the Local
Union will bo held on Sunday at 3
p,m„ in Pioneer Willi.
Hillcrest Co-Operative
Society, Limited
C_rrocfei*i««.  l)«*y €3-ecds, a.«»«I General  Merchandise
Co., nt Cnrbondnln. hnvo purchased a
now thirty ton nloctric motor which
thoy will uno for linullnp conl from
ti.
_>_»   tuV   <*»|*)Vii*.
"f
ahootlng tournament at Maplo l_oif
los to vli.lt tho Interior of ono of tbo
mlnos up horo,. although bolng ln IiIb
war-paint and roady for going on shift,
lmmodlat«ly chnngod his attlro and as-
oortod tlio girls round. My word, V—
yon nro suro thn Onmly KM.
Mr nnd Mrs. T, Oakloy nnd family
hnvo loft us nnd ffono to their old homo
In I.nncnffliJro, England. Tho roslrt-
onts of this camp wish thorn overy
SUCCt'Sl.
Joiuah n«wllt, an old fim.r In tho
camp, has suverad bis connection wltb
Tho snow sheds ovor tho track nt
Mcfllllvrny Crooit Mines nro noarlng
completion, Thoy will ba a gront nil.
vnntRgn to tho mines In getting tholr
conl to tlio tlpplo,
Mre, Arrhlo Nfrlinlson. of K"ornto,
Is visiting In town, tlto guest or Mrs.
J. T. I./i-nbury,
Mln* I'M I Hi Connolly, of Uliilngltam.
Is visiting In town, thn guest of Misses
Anon and Nollio Gregory.
us and Intends ms-tlng hi* homo (u
Scfc aaiup.-m bf Christmas Greeting i Wellington, Now Zealand.    Ho takes
Cards at tho Lodgor Offlco. 1 with him tho good wishes of Ml who
SMofib Cure
outstay stohs couQMt, cufttft eoiov,
HIALO THC THROAT AMD I UNO*. »• CUtTO
The People's Store
Owned hy
the People
Managed by
the People
For the Benefit
of the People
Wc invito tlio inspection of tho
]...!.!_(: U) out muck which is absolutely
IVesli and choice in every particular.
in
Wc have one of the finest stores
the Pass.
We are in ovory way suited to
supply the public with quality #oods
at living prices. Could you expect
more
f; ;>*
y ^y^.v^^-y >^ y.r£;yysyy\
yy-Xsyty-^ 7 '••. v- '77-'"f^,-/yu7ffyij^j71.^>::5>^^77^
^t?^i¥
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PAGE, SIX
THE DISTRICT LEDGEB, FERNIE,:^,dyNOVElVIBER 2, 1912.
Avis Important> anos Lectures
Francais et Beiges
Traduction des Conditions d'emfiloi dans les
Mines du Pass
CONTRAT
ENTRE DISTRICT No. 18, U. M. W. of A. d'une part,
'ct
^ASSOCIATION   DES   PATRO.NS   DES   MINES   DE
L'OUEST ;d'autre part
11 est cntendu et  agive (ine les conditions ei le tarif
iouvernerout les pltnis contractants pour la perse tcrmlnant le SI Mars, 1915.
reuniront   en   conference
de ce contrat pour en dis-
se-
'suivant
iode de temps
Les Partis _onti"u.;u.is
trcnte jours avant .'expiration
cuter lo renouvellement.
Direction des Travaux.
Le droit d'embaucher et de congedier, la direction des
travaux et des ouvriers appartient exclusivement a la
Cie„ et la U. M. W. A. ne pourra abrogcr ce droit. "
Syndicat a Volonte.    (Open Shop).
II est entendu dislinctement par les partis contractants
que les eompagnies ne feront pas de discrimination entre
les ouvriers syndicalisms et non syndicalistes.   '
Reglement de Disputes individuelles et Generates.
(a) En cas de disputes ou griefs surgissant sous ce
contrat individuel s'y rapportant (que la dispute ou le
grief ait ete cause par la Cie., ou par un ou plusieurs employes) les partis contractants s'efforceront de les regler de la facon prevue ci-apres: ■   "
Cependant avant de soumettre le grief ou la dispute au
Comite des Travaux la personne ou les personnes interes-
' ses devront s'efforcer de regler l'affaire en s'adressant
personellement au Porion, Surveillant ou Chef charge des
travaux ou la dispute aura surgi. Dans le cas ou ils ar-
riveraient a s'entendre leur decision sera definitive. "
(b. A defaut d'entente entre le Morion, Surveillant ou
Chef en charge des travaux ou' la dispute aura surgi et
.'employe plaignant, le Comite des Travaux et le Direc-
teur des Travaux s'efforceront de regler l'affaire et s'ils
parviennent a s'entendre leur decision sera definitive.
(c) A defaut d'entente entre le Comite des Travaux
et le Directeur des Travaux pour le reglement de.toute
• dispute qui leur serait soumise aussi bien que dans le cas
ou d'autres disputes surgiraient l'affaire en discussion
sera soumise par ecrit au Directeur General de la Cie.,
et aux officiels du Dist. 18, U.' M. W. A. et s'ils.. parviennent a s'entendre leur decision definitive.
A defaut d'entente' l'affaire sera referee, par ecrit au
Delegue de l'Association des Mines de l'Ouest et au President du District. 18, U. M. "W. A.1 et les deux partis di-
verseT"devrontTe'soumettre-a-leur-deaisiQn.i____Au_casj)u
tion de
fours «	
uillages, etc., necessaires pour completer I'installa'tion ou
pouvant etre classes comme travaux d'installation, ot les
reparations importantes ou la reconstruction de cette installation, seront cojislderos comme travaux de premier
etbllssement et les employes occupe a ces travaux seront excluse de la jurisdiction de l'U. M. \V. A. seulement
lorsqu'ils sont employes a'ces travaux
Retenues en faveur du Syndicat Ouvrier (Union Deductions:      ■        ■        •
1 L'Association  des  patrons  _>'engage sur  hi demande
eerite des ouvriers a retenlr de leur salaire en faveur de
VV. M   .V. A. les sommes i'ixees par chacun d'eux.
(FORMULIS  OB DEMANDE)
To   ."'..:   Ifli
_.
I authorize an.l empower you to deduct and pay to the
Secretary-Treasurer of Local Union No U. M. W.
of A., from my earnings, from month to month, $.-.	
or such lessor amount as may be designated by the Secretary. 0 ,
Witness
> i_es ouvriers employes 7continueliement aux travaux
dans le'roc pour lesquels le; marteau^et le .ciseau sont employes seront payes'le sajaire. des.rocheurs. ^Les'foreurs'
en charge desTerforatrices.a'l'air^compiime seront payes
le salaire des mecanicl'en's et'les aldes-foreurs celui d'aides
mecanicieris; les autres' ouvriers" "employes a ce travail
seront classes comme mineurs.ou manoeuvres seloii-le'
cas.       ■„:',.-        ..      ;(,y'.7y 7 ,, •   7
Lorsqu'unhbmme travaille a la fols au roc et au cliar-
bo'n il sera classe comme looheur si la.quantite.de roc ex-
cede l.T quantite de charbtin.  et comme mineur si\la
quantite de charbon excede'la' quantlte de roc. •■
Decrbttage1 (Brushing)'.'^,_;"    / . V*.  ,
Ldrsqu'uh homme sera employ corHriuellement a de-
crotter le toit' ou le raur eri se servant des fore'ts et des
outils ordinaires il sera classe comm'e'mipeur; sl le de-
crottage-est fait au marteau et'au ciseau il serajjlasse
comme rocheur."     Les boiseur's ..gut, dolvent travailler
se-
Lamy iste. (suivant - nombre ' des '■' lampes; et7" -.-'
', l'iiabilet'e.'deV,i'homme)" ....;..'. .„->.-''■"y'-.'-'ZAT
LampistevVsuivant.'nbmbra  des-lamges; et :-'   .
,.'7_'habilete-.-de,.l'h6mn_e) 7:.-'. • •■• _'•
'&
carpenters principles; criblage, lavoira, bailments | dans ,b roc pour rebolser et falre. les reparations ne se
> coke bascules, machines, voies d'evitement aig- j r0nt pas classes comme roCheurs. ■    <x
Signed.
Penalite pour Absence.
Lorsqu'un employe s'absentera de son travail pour un
periode de deux jours, a moins qu'il ne, soit malade ou
qu'il ne se soit entendu avec le Porion ou Contre-maitr'e
et obten'u sa permission il pourra etre-congedie. Tous les
employes dont Tabsehce pourrait pecasioner un chomage
devront, sous peine de renvoi s'entendre avec le Porion
ou le contre-maitre avant de s'absenter.
Tout employe qui s'absentera habituellement cinq jours
par mois pourra etre congedle.    ■  .
Penalite pour les Employes Occasionant un Chomage.
Tout employe qui occaslonera.le-chomage par une infraction quelconque a ce contrat pourra etre renvoye par
la Cie sans recours.
Basculeurs Controleur (Checkweighman).
La Cie permettra aux mlneurs d'emplbyer des Basculeurs Controleurs et donnera a ces derniers toutes les
facilites necessaires pour leur permettre de l rendre un
compte exact de tout le charbon pese.
La Cie prendra la tare de wagonnets et fera verifier la
bascule de temps en temps; la.Cie deduira du salaire des
ouvriers a corvee les coinmes fixees par eux et les trans-,
mettront au Basculeur-Controleur. ■ -   .
Preference d'Emplol. 'o'
Au cas.ou un employe se trouverait prive de travail,(a
moins qu'ils n'ait ete congedie) il aura la preference sur
des hommes nouveaux dans les autres mines du meme
camp operees par la, meme Cie.    . ..'
Abandon d'Emploi.
Lorsqu'un employe demande son salaire avant lo jour
do paie regulier il rompt ses relations avec la Cie et itu-
cun de ses griefs ne peutetre pris en consideration sous
co contrat.' , .■'.•■*?
Chlnois. .- -,','. ' " '
L'U. M. W. A; n'interdtt pas.l'eiuploi de Chinois dans
ou' bora" do la mine mais exigo qu'ils soient payes le
memo' tarif a l'exception des mines de l.aukhead et de
Canmore dont le tarif actuel, nc ' sera pas change par
l'U. Ar. W: A.1 durant l'existence de a contrat.
Huile.
Les conditions actu'elles continueront a regner,   .
Jour de Paie.
La Cie patera les feuilles de paie regulieres'aux dlverses
mires .our le mols precedent, lb 15 de chaque mois sl
le 15 est._un' sam.di ,et sinon le premier samedi,apres le
15, excepte lorsque le 15 est du.dimanche, dans ce cas la
Cie'patera te 14.
Tout employe desirant quitter le service de la Cie
devra recevoir le salaire qui lui revient dans un delai de
deux jours a dater de la cessation de travail.
Restrictions du Marched
II est convenu que le District 18, l'U. M. W. W.;n'inter-
vienSra d'aucune facon dans la verite du charbon ou:du
coke.
Mactiiniste's ..^.
Aide.,^Iachihtes   ,7;.r .7 .:■.".■.. .-•  ._■••
Requleurs-'de Cendres .:' .-......,',
llecule urn .de • Cendres •'.- y ■ ,•■' -«
Netrtbyeurs-'de,;machin'es (homrnesl.'■ j.-
.Arrimeur de.'Wagonnets .(hbmme) ...,;>
Arrimeuv.'de .Wagonnets' (garcon)" ...
Huileur propose au Broyeur-;.'.;'...'. 7
Huileurs (laybir.-au criblage)' ...,-	
Breaker Picker," Boss .:..'.'..; -'; :,.
Cadreurs de.s bois' ...'..,...' • •;
Scieurs-'de bols ■'...'. 7 ; ■■• •
Ch'argeurs.de^vagoiis :>...'... v ....
Breaker ' Platform^ Boss ■ '.'.-v.. •■'-•■.._■
Breaker Platform' Man .(	
Breaker .Screen'Man   '. • • •
Ouvriers aux /debris-'., s.;..,..: "•'• '•'• ■
Finisseur "apres, chargement des wagons
Manoeuvres au Jour° '	
2747- .
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7,y2.89,r
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Wagonnets. ■  '   " . . <
Autant que possible la Cie fournira a tous les ouvriers
a corvee un nombre .egal de wagonnets.
Aides, (backhands) cr
■ La contume actuelle de permettre aux ouvriers a corvee de louer.a leur compte d'autres mineurs ou manoeuvres sera continue*'.
Pour tous les travaux a la journee la Cie emploiera les
ouvriers necessaires pour ces travaux aux.salajres pre'
ous per ce,_ contrat.
'SALAIRES  DES OUVRIERS  DU  JOURS"
,   (A la suite) '    ■ "
Par journee Heures
10
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-      ' FOURS^A'COKE NID .D'ABEILLE   .
Aplanisseraent et-TJrage ( charge   de -CVj, '
tons) par four,  $1.00   ;
Aplanlssement ot Tir'age (charge de 5 tons) - ,
■   par four •. ,■ ■    -s0   ■■ ■   ,
Chargement en wagon ouvert ou ferme (air   •
dessous de 200 tonne par mois) par tpnne
,° ""  '      ;. .   '   '    '      17 cents.-,
Chargement en wagon ouvert   ou   ferme,
(moins de 200 tonne par mois) par tonne
' "   y 16 cents.    ,
Mecainiciens' de locomotive a, vapeur...... 3.'40
Motorman ..." '...., .;.....,• 3.18 ■
Larryman (chargeur)   ..'..'..'■ ■" •  2-47
Boucheurs' ...7... ' ..!........■■'■•• 2.47'
Bi-ouetteurs ei nettoyeurs^ '. , • ■. 2.47   (
Tous autres manoeuvres,;:....". .■.,. .v.... 2.47
FOURS A COKE BELQES
Prepose a la machine _a charger  ..'..'•;,3r,40
Chargeurs 7 .'..., '. • 2l89
 '.../..Q..V..7...... 2.89 '
7...'  2.89.
B'RIQUETTES
...; , 2:6oN
x' .;-.7..-:.'...'..;..-3!86 •'
Brlqu'ettier. .'.......'.'  3.97 '
Aide  Briquettier   .\ .V............:73.40
Fondeur du Goudron 2.89,
Manoeuvers  : '.,...,.'...• 2.89
•   OUVRIERS DU FONBS
Ouvrier Boute-feu   ._'.... '..' 3.30
Ouvrier occupe dans le retour d'air. 3.30'
I |»Alde Ouvrier occupe dans le retour d'alr 2-.75
Bolseurs    ■....•..'.... 3.30
Aide  Bdiseur   ....   2:75
Aide Cantonnier  i.' '....:..-. "3.05
Manufacturers of and Dealers inall kinds of Rough
i.-'. and Dressed Lumber
Boucheurs
Tireurs ...
Chargeurs
Mecancien
Cantonnier
3.30
le delegue de l'Association et le President du District 18,^
U. M. \V. A. ne parvlendraient pas a s'entendre lis s'efforceront de choisir un arbltre independant. Au cas
ou ils n s'entendralent pas stir le choix de cet Arbitre
lis demanderont au Ministre du Travail de nommer un
Arbitre et les deux partis devront se soumettre a la decision du Comite aussi constitue.
(d) Entre temps et durant l'enquete les mineurs et autres ouvriers lnteresses devront contlnuer a travailler
jusqu'a co qu'une decision ait ete atteinte, mais lorsqu'un
ou plusieurs mineurs auront etc congedie par la Cie., ils
ne seront pas reintegres dans leur emploi pendant leur
cas sera soumis a renqueto. Sl une reclamation est
faite dans l'ospace de cinq jours et qu'aprcs enquete il
est prouvc quo l'ouvrler fou les ouvriers) a'ete congodlo
injustement il sera reintegre. Si une demande do compensation pour temps perdu est fallo dans le cas ou uno
reintegration a sulvi 11 uppartiundra au Dologuo de l'As-
soclatlon des Patrons et au President du District 1S, IJ.
M. \V. A. de decider s'll dolt y avoir compensation et
d en fixer le montant.
(o)    La violation do ce contrat par les deux partis contractants n'annnlorn on aiicnno facon le-dit contrat mals
11' contlnuera d'etre en vlgueur.
Fonctlons du Comite des Travaux.
Lo Comlto des Travaux sera composo do trols ouvriers
'"" cliai|iio mlno ou nntre installation couverlo par co contrat ('I)oIbIh parmls Um ouvriers tnivalllant n'cluique mine
ou Installation; un l.nseulour-Conlrolour ou un Offlclcl du
Syndicat Local pourra fuiro purli dii ComiLo blun qu'll ne
Roit, iias ncccsBulrf! on cot offlclcl solt dnna l'cmplol de la
Cu membro devra avoir oto prcnlnblomont cholsl
rcmplir los fond Inns do HiiHculour-Cpntroleur ou
offW-ioi pannl Ick employes de la dlto mine ou lnstalla-
lion: un avln dumcnl. (orilfle do vo choix devrn otro
donne u In Cie.
Loh dnvolrs du Comite (Ich Travnux noroiit llmltcH nu
loglement de dispute (entre lo Porion ou Chef cu charge
_t    una    ciiijjUj.ii    h_uiiUl.i..t     :> ' I'lniorlour    ou     a
l'nxt(>rleiir de In niliii'i surglHi.nm   hoiih   p<»   contrat.   el!
sous tout oonir.it fall en eniiHeqiionci.,   iiiiiIh   seulemeni :
dans lo nib ou 1<> Porion ou Chef ii'iiuront pu pnrveiilr a i
uno otitente alniubli* u\i _• reinploye iiffocto,
L« l.nniiK* de» Tra.aux daim l'aoioiupllHWi .nent do hch
fnnrtloiiH no doit, en lUicuuc olreoimtanco penotrer dni.it
la mlno kiiiih rcqiilHltion du 1'orlou ou Chef ou .cliui'Ko,
en ciiHd'un ouvrier nyiuit un nrlef qui u'aiiralt pan eie.e-
pie a 1'iilninlile. I^oh nicmbrcB du Comlto des Travaux employes commo oiivrlni'H a la Jonrnoa no dovronl imi. iilmn-
donner leur travail huiih la ikm'irIhnIoi. du Porion ou Chef
a molns que lo on« <-n Question n'ontrnlno un chonuiKu
dniiH la mine.
Cie
puui
Salaire Minimum.   '     . « —  ..,   ,
"   '     ,       ,        .        7    .....   . Aide-forgerons
Lorsque le chantier d'un mineur deviendra defectueux  r.on(jucteurg" '
par suite'de quelque condition "anormale et qu'en ,conse-   charnentlers"'"
quence il lul sera imposible de gagner le salaire minimum
de trois dollars par .journee la Cie lui paiera une somme
suffisante pour lui assurer lc-dlt minimum.. Mineurs a
corvee pris de leur place pour travailler a la journee.
La Cie patera ces ouvriers a raison de trois dollars et
trente cents par journee.
Llvraison de Bols.
Conformemcnt aux lois et reglements   de   mines   de
charbons qui roglsscnt la province d'Alberta et Colomble
Anglalso, la Cie" devra en, tout temps livrcr uno quantlte
sufflsanto do bois conveiiable, rails, traverses, planches
et tole le plus pres possible des fronts, et dans les chan-
tiers ou les wugojincts reguliers circulent ils seront livres
sur les wagons a fin fronts d'exploilntion; pour les autres
chantiora les bols, rails, traverses, planches ot tolo seront
livres a fin fronts do tracnge ou costrcsscs.
Charjjemei\t du Charbon des Chemlnees (Tremles).
Dans les velncB on pento ou los chcmlnoes (trcmies) sont
en usage la Cie se chargora de la disposition" du charbon
culbuto par les mlnourB, dans cos chemlnees.
Mcdecin ct Hopltal,
Les employes ot Iii direction pvendront Iob dispositions
nocoBsniiioB au aujet du service de l'lioplliil ot'la Cio fern
la re-tonne .den contributions. ■ Dans les camps ou cos
disposltloufl onl deja eto prisos et si elles donnont satis-
faction, aucun chnngement no sera fart. Au cub mi 11
Bornlt iiecoBsnlro do oholslr un nouvomi modecin uno'
conference aura lieu en tro un comlto oomposo do trols
meinbroH du Hyndlcnt locnl ot lo directeur rappresontant
la C|e, lis H'eiitendront sur lo cliolx de medocln ct pas-
soront un contrat qui devru etro kIriio par lo comite du
Hviullcat, le dircpteur ot lo medocln.
Llberte d'Achat.     .
II cbI ontondu quo Iob employes auront llberte nbsoluo
de fnlro leurs achats ou ila vomlront.
Jours do Fetes:
1.0 ler iluuvlur.
I.v lor Mill.
|.««2I Mul (Victoria Dny).
Lo lor .lullot (l)oiiilnlon Hay).
Lo ler liiinll dp Spptembro (Labor Dny).
.lour il'itcilon do giaces,
.lours d(>H elections du District Intornntlonnl.
Lo jour do Nnol.
Obseques:
Dnim lo cas d'un. mort liiHtiinliuieo rnimoc par un accident daiiH la mlno on liors do ln mlno Icb iiiIikjiii'H ot Ion
autroH oinploypR excopto dans la velno on l'lippidpnt B'oat
produit <pn11aiieront a trnvnlllor jiiHqiiiiu Jour do l'on
torromentH Uh hpioiu llbroH do trnvalllor on non co jour
In.
Bottom Man- ~. $2-89
Cribleurs (Garcon au dessous d^ 16,ans.).. 1.37
Crlbleurs (nommes) —'••••,;••' ;;• -2'4'
Huileurs  (hommes) ' : • •. 2-47 ,
Huileurs,,(garcons)    •• • ..■ •• ■•■■'-•• 1-65
Pointeurs (garcons)  .;  i-37
 '  3.85.
Forgerons,
278D.-
3.85
2.90
3.85
Aide Charpentlers   ".	
Mecanicien (e'entrale)   	
Meean.'cten (ceiitrale)  '  3.40 "
Surveillants de-<Ventilateur    2.90
Mecanicien ^'extraction  '  3.20
Mecanicien d'extraction  —'  3.78
Mecanicien  d'extraction'   4. 4Q
Mecanicien cable .ete et queue :  3.63
Mecanicien cable tete et queue .".  3.85
Mecanicien cable tete et queue sans fin     3,30
Mecanicien au chargement des wagons        3.40
Mecanicien au criblage  ' 3.40
Preposes a In machine a cribler  2.65
Mecanlclons de locomotives  ,... 3.40
Alguilleur de locomotive 7 .. 3.00
Cluuiifeurs   ;. 2.S9-
Chauffours    3.85
■Aide   Cluuirtcurs    ..';  2,65
Reculeurs do wagons do chemin de fer 2-.C0
Culbuteours (hommes)    2.89
Aldo Culbutours' (homines)   2.65
CulbutouVa^ (garcons)  .,  1,65
Moullnour  (top ca_.or)    '•	
IUuwatcnr do AVngonnntB , v
Aldo Itoimrnlour do Wagonnets 	
Mocaniclen au broyngo '.. 7	
Chauffeurs aux Ventllatours  	
2.64
2.90
•J. 90
3.40
3,40
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Conducteur de machine  3.05 '
Aide Conducteur'de machine . .,.v.y... 2.75,
Mecanicien   (locomotive) " 3.05
Aigullteurs de locomotive . .• "• • 2.75
Conducteur .......... ....'.-." 3.05,
Conducteur  place "Moulllee    ■.:....... 3.30.'
Conducteur attelage' en f_eche ' .'......, 3.50
Accrocheur (homme) "'..' •■•....- '-2.75/
iiccrocheur   (garcon)   .\  ;.:.. •.; l^.65.,
Galibot-7d'aiguillaga_,-,.-■ .■•■■■■■•■■■■■ i ■■'.■■ 1.37
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ITQYAL
HOTEL
:m
FERNIE
Galibot ouyreur de porte 	
Conducteur cable tete et queue
Ilercheur,    '••_•■
Reculeurs   	
\ 1 - -1,
Chargeurs" ..'....'	
Mineur    V.:...,."	
Mineur (place moullee)
- x to-1.65
 7.. 1.10
  3.30
 .''..'2.75
  2.75
.-....'. o. .'2.751
  3.30
......... 3.75
Rocheurs "'..;• '•• 3.75
Porteurs de.Bols   3-,03
Manoeuvres	
Emballeurs descenderio .
Emballeurs pults '	
Conducteui-s do'machine   '  3.75
Aide Conduct&urs do machine ..'.'.'  3.30
..,.:.... 2.75
 .-. ,.,3.20,
.'  3.0^
'''    'to 3.30
 .'.. 1.65
Bar Unexcelled
All White Help
. Everything
tp-to-date
Call in and
us once
2.75
.1.30
Pompier 	
Pompier (A. It. & I.)
Propose a l'elevateur
Galibot conducteur
Grlppors faccrochour)
Grlppors (garcon)   ,.,
'  ■ to 2.75
 ; ■'.',, 2.75
 1.7.;'... 1.75
to 2.75
Aide Ajustoiir 'do tuynux   ',,..•......, 2.75
GallbbtR Portonr de pic '. .'  1 -37
to 2.75
  3.30
  2.75
EmbrayeurB  	
Preposo aux rouleaux
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JOHN P0DBIELANCIK, Prop.
RING'S  HOTEL
Bnv supplied, with the  best Wines,.
.    ' Liquors and CiRiu's
DINING  ROOM  IN  CONNECTION,
W. MILLS,
- Proj>
Liquor   Habit Cured
In Three Days
No ' Hypondermlc dnjoctlons
No Injurious and Aftor Effects   ',
THE NEAL INSTITUTE,
Mrsi, EDITH   BENT,   Manager.
.   Cranbrook, B.C.
Box 325. Phone 273
Nouveaux Travaux.
Dans le (,i» d" nonvoaiix Iravnnx pour les-quoln co coif | SouJi contratBi
trnt no Htlpulo imii do prix le PrcKldeut du Dlst. IS ct lo j    ,/(,|, H0U(I.,.o„'|.n,tB 8Cront mterdltH dniiR Ion mines ox-
Hel. Knfl dn I'ARHnciniinn de Patroim m roimlront.d.w. 1111 j 1))olleH pnr lft (,,() mi[fi eo(t(, |„tt.|dlctIoii ne B-uppllqu'c prtB
di'lul iii- tivnte Jours n In rwiu-'lP «1«« l« «l«'.. o« «lc» mln- j ,, Vi,m]0\ {VaU\m (jmclilmnil»).
-I fhernni 11,1 priv.    H'IIb no peuvnt pan I'miU'iiilrn j L„ Emp|0y„ Dolvent'Prendre Boln de In Mine.
Arbitre lndep..iidii|U  (Comme ll t-Hl ,    A„ ,.IIH (V,mo H1|Hp0n-tlon partlcllo 011 K_u_rnlo d'explol-
i<«        """ '   '«""»«♦«■■ -<« il1_n-i.Pi. In-1 ,.,„„„   ,.M, „ vevnlrntlon de eo eontrat. Bolt pour touto
'y •'! " "'      '' ' ">r'«W «"r!. rlnflnillvo.     I.o Comite 1 „„,,.,. „,„„„_ ,p„ moc.„nl(.|„nS| < lmutT<itn h et pomplcru nu
x. i;< c(.u\<rn«. pour ttvi-r leu prix do* nniivnaux Irawnu . (.,.PHrr*nn, VM ,1,, tniviillUr, iihuh punduiii ! arrui u'uxpiur-
par ten pi'lk .-xlhiuiitH iIuiih la menie mine on dan.. In. Ht|on „„ ,j(,vronl proteKer la proprlet,. .1 leifr charge «t
ntlm _ .!<m cnvlroii-. Huiih riniorvullo hi !<■ u.nuil ul , ,„„,,,, ,,„ hhu-iUjiumnicui «l..-i> unr.Uuij .:.-- dc-» pomj.v,',
rontlnui' JiiKHU'n re into lei prix iiImi! ota IIxoh I<>h ou
Grafton and Bennett
Are selling Agents for an
ESTEVAN (Sask.)
SUBDIVISION
Further details will be given later
Grand Union Hotel
COLEMAN, Alta.
Best of Accommodation
We cater to the workingman's trade
G. A, CLAIR '-/ Proprietor
••ll I'M el
Uh  iippcleiont  un
Employe ^n dc la Jurim.tien de l'U. ui. W. A.
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' The non-compliance with the second
requirement, however, ■ in. my' opinion
is fatal to the construction of;these
documents.as a proper.jiotice erf injury under the act.      The notice is
in this respect defective,",   The act,
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"Provided  always  that the .want of
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found in the proceedings for settling
tbe claims that the employer is not
prejudiced in his defence by, the want,
defect or inaccuracy, ' or-' that sucli
want," defect or inaccuracy was occasioned by mistake or other reasonable
cause."     In. other words, a defective
notice or, even no notice at all-is not'
a.bar. to the maintenance of the proceedings if it u proved that '
1. The" employer Js not prejudiced
in his defence'; or   '
the employer is not, or, would not, if
a notice or an amended notice were
then given and the hearing postponed,
be prejudiced hir his defence by the
want, defect or inaccuracy."   That is
the first limb in the proviso.     Then
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occasioned by mistake, absence from
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want was occasioned by a reasonable
cause."     Evidence was given by the
witness, Maurice Burrell, of a custom
of the Respondent Company to accept
these certificates and letters accompanying then, as notices   of   injury.
The natural deduction Burrell would
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examination for
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',. '<
; Q-,  Did you or did you not receive
Tha wanton ,i__r_„f Notice'of Injury from Mr. .Burrell of
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List of Locals District 18
.  .iO. NAMB 8E0. and P. 0. ADDRE88
20 Bankhoad p. Wlnmt!cy,' Bankhond, Altn.
•     <|P1 l_riniwr   *>enV    ■ T»    v-r     t, r. , ,
.».„.,  *' *•*-•*'» "t-nivj C4<__«, viu _t'iuuiiur
7m N«"«™« •"■Tnmm nnrtt^ itwj jfl, HriliTUf MU
*».03 Blnlrmoro  W, L. lUvrtna, Ullo, Altn.
040 Burmli..,, .,, 'J/MafdMI. Puiaburg, Alta.
2227 Carbondalo J. Mltehell, Carbondalo,'ColoUmn, Altn.
1887 Canmoro ., N, d. Thno huh, Cnnmoro, Altn.
<Htl1<\ (VilAWl<l*i - MT    /-!.._.'», ,.„     /•..>,...    ,.       I*,,
- ■■• • '  ■" ' •    '•> <Jn»"-.l_t( V>.-.»il»»U, A.,*.
8977 Corbln  ,   W, Datllng, Corbln, B.C.
1120 Chinook Mines ,,,, j. BantonI, Chinook Mlnos, Alta,
.1178 Dlnmond City...... Albort SSak, Diamond City, Lothbridgo.
MU Fornlo ...'■, Thos. Uphill, Fornlo; B. O.
1268 Frank,-.,,,,.., Evan Morgan, Frank, Alta.
I4D7.. Hosmor ,; W. Bnldora tone, Hotrnor, B. C.
1068 llillcreit,, ,   George D amborougb, Hllloreit, Alta,
B74 LothbTldgo L. Mooro,    80*. Blvteontli Bt., North ^thbrMu*.
1180 liOthbridgo Colllorlto Frank Ba rlngham, too., via., Klpp, Alta.
l»8» WHo W, U B?anf, Llllo, Frank, Alt*
,8889 Maplo Leaf  j, Magdall, Paaiborg, Alta,
13?< Mlchol , M. Burroll. Mlchol, B. C. t
mi Paaaburg ......... A. Kuakar. Paaaburg, AUa,
8580 Royal Vlow Ooo. Jordan, Royal Collieries, Lothbridgo, Alia.
I08» TUber ,,,,.,."A. Pattwiou, Tabor, Alta.
108 Tabor , Wm, Foriyth, Tabor, Alta,
dealing with' the aspect oft the
case it must be borne in mind that it
would be -unreasonable to expect ,tho
applicant himself to' give the notice.
•He  is a  foreigner,>nabl«  to  sneak
English', injured so that he will never
again have any use of his limbs; and
undoubtedly as any person would be
in the same situation/'.witli an impaired mentality induced by the shock, his
Mlncss and his confinement to bed. In
Lover V. McArthur, 9 B.C.R. 417, un
page  420,  Mr.  Justice  Martin   says:'
'The plaintiff was confined for several
months to" the'hqsi.ltal   in    cotisequ-
ciK.'"1 oi  the serious i-«.i.ries he attained and .that is'a most material element in this case/    There is no doubt
that for the'-firsti few weeks this man
was not .in a position, to transact the
rfiost ordinary business or attend to
bis affairs/   It may'be that his-mind
.was clear,.-but we all know that when'
a man is sick and' suffering such as
this man .was. that-, he is hardly capa-'
ble of attending to such matters; such
a shoek;,to the system causes frequ-
^entlv _l__«K'_r)fi-iv..-.v._-.>i__.*, ~ '. -_,	
thtf-facultles, and Tarn not prepared
to say tbat this man in this case
could not," from that fact alone, be
reasonably excused from the giving
of the notice."    "
The Notice of Injury was given on
his behalf by .one -Maurice Burrell
Secretary of the Miners' Union to
which (though thero is no evidence-
before me to that effect). Michelle presumably belonged,'  .    >        "
The onus of proving that' the Respondent Company has not been prejudiced is upon .the Applicant: Hugh-
es v.. Coed Talon Colliery Co., Ltd.;
78 I.....K.B. 530;' 2 B. W. C C 159. Has
the Applicant satisfied the onus? I
think he has, and that the Respondent
Company .hns not been prejudiced in
its defence A notico of the Injury
was glvon to the Company, defective
in one particular, in that it did not
state tho cause of the accident.' I..
W. Young, tho Secretary of the Company, in his oxnmlnntlon for discovery
says: „
, Q.   You know thnt Michell! was em-
ployed by the Company?
A.   Yes.
Q.' Whore was ho omployod by the
Compnny?
.   A,   At  Michel, I  bollovo,
Q.   What, was hm i^olng?' I moiin
A'hnt wns IiIh occupation?
A.   Trnck-olonnor.
Q. Wns lio Injured whllo working
there?
A, He wna Injured wlillo working
tlioro.
. Q.   While  working  for  the  Company?
A.   Yes.
y Do you know the cnuso of llio
Injury?
"A. I do not know tlio dotnllH of tlio
Injury; I bollovo it wiib from nn and-
dont rocolvod wlillo working In tlio
mlno,
Q. How soon'did you loiirn nbout
tlio neeUlont?
A.   Tho noxt dny,
Q, From whom did you lonni tlio
pni'tfcularu about this,nceldontT
A. Wo got the regular acclrto.it roport. , y •
In tho fneo of thono atntomonts It
Is Ineoncolvnblo to siipposp tlmt tlio
fiompnny'fl offlclalu would not know
tho onin.0 bt tlio ncoldon!,  ' And, tlmt
being tho''com,'and nil tho othor ro-
._«!. _.i..c_.U I... MiiK Dunn coinjuiod with,
1 TOUM hold that iljf I_t*>a«J«»_ Jum.
pnny \.ns' not pwjudlcod In Its do-
fonco.    Butt V. Oollyeaidrlm Colliery
Co. Ltd. .1 ft AV. C, C. 41; McClelland
VTodd 2 nWi C. C7472: Bondlo v.
iit__*o^ + vr  n   *   --
'**    ''     l* •   \*t\   Vrf,   \i*l
Thoro li |.nnothor oxouso, liowover.
nllowod by the act for tho wnnt or
dofoet In a notico'of Injury, nnmoly:
It such wnnt, defect or Innocunicy
wes occasioned by mistake or othor
roasonablo pnuse fn TOk. v, Blr Wl'-
ilom Hart Dyko3 B. W. C, C. 482, on
pnfly 4»!i, Cob_ nn-Ilnrdy M. It, miy*; —
"Then upon that (SectIon j 0f tho
Enallili Act. Bectlon 7 of the British
Columbia Act) thero Is a provlslo thot
itk) 'the want of or any defect or In-
accuracy In such notice shall not
br n hsr in th* m»rf!f«n«n_ct Of iwh
procoedings If It is found In tho pro-
coodlngs for sottllntf the claim th»t
of December?
A.. I think there was a letter, enclosing the doctor's', certificate. I
think it was written in December, 1 am
not>sure.
' Q. Have you-not" frequently paid
compensation after receiving notice
from, the Local Union of-the district?
( A: The Local Union usually forwards"'certificates to "us and we keep
the^ doctor's certificate as.a basis on
which to pay compensation where the
question of liability is not' in dispute.
Q. As a matter of, fact, you 'don't
know ih what/, case tlie question of
liability may becomo a matter in dispute. ' It may happen in any case,
may it not?
. A.   Yes.'.   ' '
Q.'< How long has the Company
been in,the habit of recognizing those
doctor's certificates when liability is
not in question? '
A.' I do not know.   ,
Q- It has been for some, time ?■ Since
you were connected"' with the company?     _.'■'-. "
A. Since I have been in Fernie''this
last time.' ; Since November.
has been in'force.
the nature of a .technical application
or a technical commencement' of the
litigation was intended the legislature
was  competent    and    had  sufficient
knowledge to say what it meant."   In
Lmklater v. Webster and Son Ltd. 8
VY. C. C. 50 a claim was made under
the Employer's Liability Act, none being made under the Workmen's Compensation Act.    This the Court of Appeal held to be a valid claim.     I cite
these cases to show that a claim need
not  be; specific and, that vory little
will constitute a claim under the act
Surely in' view- of these decisions I
would be straining the meaning of the
act to hold that the letters of February
21st, 1912 and March 25th, 1912—"Enclosed please find doctor's certificates
for the CLAIMS of" combined with
the heading,  "in the  Matter of the
Workmen's Compensation Act, 1902,"
do not constitute a claim? ' The object of the Act is to let the employer
know  that a claim  has  been  made.
And.the Respondent Company could
have? no clearer evidence of a claim
having been made than these two letters.     I   neea   only again   to   refer
to the words or Lord    Halsbury    in
Powell  v.   Main   Colliery   Co.,  quoted
above, to see  the reasonableness of
such a.conclusion.     I find, therefore,
that there has beon a claim for compensation duly made within six months
from the occurrence of the accident
causing the injury.
Thirdly.—Counsel   for   the  Respondent Company argues that, the Appli-
cant in not heeding the wornings of
the Slavs, Bill! and Mikus, was guilty
of serious and wilful misconduct  The
facts I find are these. r Michelle obeyed" the orders of the fire boss to'help
the Slavs.     I,believe Wchelle when
be says the Slav mill ordered him to
take, off the props and to take them
away.     i believe Michelle could understand this because Dim could show
him by signs as well as speak.     I
believe Bill! did sa^ something about
the place being dangerous, but I do
not believe that Michelle understood
him.  , I had both men in the witness
box, Michelle, an Italian, in the hospi-
al, and-BIUi, a Slav, in the court room
I tested their English speaking abili-
ties and could not understand either
of them.     I tested them  in such a
manner that they," could not know I,
was so doing and failed to understand
them.     Much less could they understand each other.     i do believe that
Miychelle  could  understand  the wit-
ness Mikus. ,   There was plainly some
teelmg of animosity between the Slav
and Italian wltnesses'whlch led to exaggeration on both sides. ' I do not
beli_.c that Michelle appreciated that
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PAGE SEVEN
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Q., You have often paid out compensation on the strength of those doctor's certificates?'
■A. We always do where the Question, of liability is not "disputed.-
Q. From whom do you, as a rule.'
get those letters enclosing those certificates?  , '   "
A.   The secretaries, I think.
And in his evidence at the arbitration says that the company has paid
compensation on these doctor's certificates.-; The' Applicant's counsel has
asked me to hold that the company are
thereby stopped from sotting up tills
or the second defence. '_ cannot hold:
nor is tho evidence admissable to
prove estoppel. Hut I do hold that
there has been a genuine mistake, not
of law, that is, as to the .legal effect
of these .certificates, but 'of fact, that
is, as to whether or not the Company
would accept them as a notice of in-
Jury. I hold therefore, (i) that the
applicant has.satisfied the onus im-
nosed on htm, to prove that the defect In the notico was not such that
tlio Respondent Company was prejudiced In its defence thereby; and (2)
that such dofect was occasioned
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..Secondly.—Coiinsol for the Respondent Company hns nrpuod . that tljo
claim for compensation with "respect
to tho accident haa "not hoon made
within ulx monthi. from tlio occurrence
of the ncoldont ('iiiisIiik tho Injury In
I'qwoll v. Main Colliery Co. Ltd,, fio
'<• J. 2 n. 7"8; 2 W C C 2!). tho Mourn,
of LordH Iuih held tlmt tho claim for
compensation mentioned in Section 7
(HrltlHh Columhln Slntuto). rnoanH a
clnlm miido to tlm nnipjoyor not tlio
Initiation of |iroccrilnj» In arbitration.
UndoiiWodly n domnnd for compeiiBa-
tlon mimt bo mini.., Perry v. ClomontH
3 W C Cnn, In Trononr v. WoIIh nml
Oo„ 3 W C C r,S It wnn hod tlmt tho
foIlowIiiK words ooiimltiited it claim:
"I Hhnll bo extremely olillgoil If you
will lol mo know what com pen nation
you will allow mo." Horo thoro wan'
no actuol domnii'd, moroly a iwjiiohi .
In Lowo v, Myers nnd Son, 75 L ,j k ]j
0f.1: R W C C 22 It wiih held tlmt n
claim nooil not bo In wrltlim. In
I'owoll v. Mnln. Colliery Co.' I^td.
(Anio) Lord Haluhury mya: ",' wish
... - -   -       uap^er;.—aiici-r
believe he^inderstood he was carrying
out his instructions when he was injured.     .WhHe ' this   case   differs' in
some respects from Graniclc v.B-C
Sugan-Refinery Co. 15 B. C. R' iog in
Principle they ;nre similar as expressing the  true intent and meaning 0f
the act.,,   1 refer to the words found
m the judgment of the learned Chief
Justice on page 202, "That Act (Work-
men's Compensation „ActJ has always
been- construed liberally  In  favor of
the injured or his dependants, and the
employer hns always been required to
fully satisfy'the onus which is plated
upon him of shewing thnt the work-
man was guilty 0f misconduct, dlsen-
titling him or.his dependant's to oh-
tain the compensation provided by the
Act.     r think it is incumbent on the
defendant  to' practically  exciudo  by
evidence.every oilier hypothesis than
wilful and serious misconduct before
It can .suoceod in such   nn ' |8BU0 >•
•Michelle had his'instructions wiilch lie
apparently did understiui
ii vague warning from
bollovo   h0  did   not  understand    or
whleh ho might reasonably have taken
us a more expression of opinion, name,
ly, thnt the'place was dangerous,   in
oltlier event ho was undoubtedly Justified In acting ns ho did.     I bold
therefore, tlmt tho noapandoift Com!
Pnny have not satisfied
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He had
which  I
to say something npnrt from tho moro
words upon 'tlm wholo nf the «.nti_...
bo onus east
upon them of proving sorlojis nnd wll-
I'"! misconduct on thn pnrt of Mich-
«ll'o.     SorloiiH neglect |H not nlltgcd.
Thoro Is no qucHllon, and u |H not
dlHpukd. but thiit (ho iicoldHiu nrOH0
out or mid In thn ourso of tlio appli-
Hint's employment. Aflcliclle'H wagos
woro |2,7n por dlom or $Hj...i) a week,
I rind, thoroforo, In f»vor of ihe An-
I'll'-nnt In tlio mini of $8.2.. mr wook
from tho nth day or De^oitiber, lfij|
•'"llltliosuinof^l.nonshnlMiiivebeeii
I"11" "I" Willi lio Is iililo lo earn tho
Hum or $lfl,r.O por woolc, logetber with
I bu conls of iho arbitration,
I will, fr ro/jiilred,'grunt ,_ Ht„tin|
case to the Respondent Company or
nny or nil of Uio Hirer, polum In ,,IIOb.
tlon. "
A.  Miieiidll npponrotl Tor Appellim.
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Mnny Savings ,\i<eo.ii)1s are opened willi iin- Itnnks hy persons
who are Hetlini; aside, small mnoiiiUs, IVoni limo KHimo, |0 n,„]{u pro-
sons
vi.don for tl.o piiynienl of „ Jifo itiHiirmicu preiniiini;^ <Ii«eliai'Ko'a>iiu)rl.
Kiirc or incut noiiiu Kiiniliir oblitfn1.Joii.     Theso .short lime SaviriRs
o I'i'iidily iU'.c.o|)lalilc to tlio Home Bank, nnd full com.
Account
pound inlcroHt is paid dnrijij,' tlie roiim
remains on deposit.
nd period   that   tlio   monoy
Head
Office
TORONTO
Branches and connections
throughout Cannda
J. 1. Macdonaid, Manager. Fornio,
itMoir.
nUUl.t.:
It apponrs
Uflitiorutely
to   mo that, thn
nnd   designedly
I
worn r» pi. thc rmcj: fr
Cwrtt,
avoided anything llko tHchnology,
•houW Judge from thc Innguugo and
the, modo In which tho statute has
boon onactod lliut It eont^mnlated
•wiiui wimui bo a horror to tho mind
of n lawyer, nnmoly, thnt thoro should
not bo any lawyors omployod' nt all
nnd tlmt tho mnn who wns Injured
should bo nblo to go hlmsolf nnd «ny
•I tlnlm so much/ and that then he
should go to tho Counly Court .ludgo
nnd sny, 'Now, plosso to hoar thli
ense. because my muployur will not
«lv<, mo v/h(\t I Imvo clsimcd,' It op.
pwirs (o mo that thnt li the meaning
nnd confsniftilon of tho whole lUtuto
nnd that Is what the Ioglilnture |n.
u-MvA and that Is tho reason why it
nvnMi.fl nny technical pU.o_ri.ii. u
strike one nt onco that If anything
whlcl', lo n lnwypr's mind would be In
Philadelphia hns onr. eltb.on iierbai.n
more-wlio Is InslBtont on lho railroad
coiumlHslon Investigating the prlre or
flo.il. it hns not convinced this com-
plnlnimt to have Dm cfiMv^v' _■
■Ion point out eloarly to hint ihni'tho
only dutlos logltlmatoly bolouglng to
thorn, tho only question ovor which
thoy linvo any Jurisdiction in eonnne.
tlon with eoal, |« thnt of ratos for
liniill.ii. It.    Ah their last roply states
"Tlie nuostlon of the 'iniiv»«»nnnMe.
ness ot r«t..» |« the only ono over
which it hns any Jurisdiction, nnd lo
reach this question" (the question
raised by tho complainant* "It would,
to necessary first, (o determine ihe
value of the coal on the ears nt the
mini*, involving the consideration or
ell the various dementi which ontor
Into the ojipenso or thia feature, tr
Wondtrf ul Nwom Sytlim
EARLY    INDISCRETIONS    AND
EXCESSES HAVE UNDERMINED YOUR 8YSTEM
Tlm nert'Mcoiiirril nil nut ions or I lm liody so ilmtnny
t iliiiriliiit<lfiii;uiiti'K ili.'in \>M wi'iiki-ii i.ll i>rsuiw »f
His*. M-Mein. Horly Imllicrilioi.t nuil E_c_n«t Imvo
riilnwl ilious.iii_i»i,f inwni _im >>..ui.j( tuou. Unmlurol
DralniNiiplliilrvlRoriiiKlvlt.-illlynu.ll.'ivyiiovi-rUiivrlnp
|onpro|K>r«.m!lil'i)iior n.niiliooil. Tlu'y tciii.ilti weak-
\mn, mi'iitally, rhynloully nml wximlly, ||ow you f„|7
,\ropti rjervoua rtml WrnU, flMfio.Ml._nt mul Rloomv,
h; iv:.,>i4 l.fforo llio oyes witli dmU uhvk* tiiMur Diem,
)'M:;.iw.«!f,W_lHwj»lri-|lolj|<»,j»«lilui|,iii of tho hi'nrli
un i.ifiil, it.tilillltatlnir flivams, sodlmrnt In urlm . plmnlna
<-n tlip fiuw, eyos sunUn, hollow elit'olm, oarawom «>•
!).r*'i""in"r I^'or^neniory, llfeloiw, dl»truiiful, Incli eimay
ttl»lo niexKlB, promiuuro-leciiy, bono pultm, Imir lno«r.,fl.«. g
Tlili li tin eonilllon our N_w M«tliod Tr««lmenl li
GUARANTEED TO CURE
^o )i..t« trfoi-l Mwasfsi at >fr.n fnr ftlmoit« llf»-
l.mo i.ad tl. not liavo to «*p_rlmetit. Consult ui
FREE OP CHARGE
r->'1 n-ii wPI I nil yen t.|i.'tt.<>i* von i»* r..-.\ff »»«•>
W« fiiMrint»« «ur*blt c«mi ol
NT.WOUS DEBILITY, VAR1COSR VEINS, BLOOD
AND SKIN  DISEASES, GLEET,  BLADDER
URINARY AND KIDNEY COMPLAINTS
Pr«» CooLUl on DImhi*. t>t M*n. If uimUs to call
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CUCSTION UZT FOR HOME TREATMENT
Drs.KENNEDY&KENNEDY
Cor. Michigan Ave. and Grltwold SI.,  Detroit. Mich.
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DRESS GOODS
Fancy Corded Silk Velvet, Black, Navy Blue and
Mid. Brown, at $1.25 yard.
Black Taffeta Silk, 36 inches wide; good value,
at $1.75 per yard.   Saturday only, $1.25 yard.
Serge and Whipcords, new arrivals,-all shades,,
$1.00 to $2.00 per yard
"WAISTINGS   in   Delaine, striped   and   dotted
'_ Flannels, 40c, 50c, and 60c. per yard.
LADIES' WAISTS
Ladies' Waists in fancy Mcssaline, Pailette, Pongee Silk. Nets und Velvets. These are beautifully
made and are the latest designs, prices $4.00 to
$10.00.   ,
LADIES' TAILORED WAISTS
" ■  Fancy Mercerized and Pique Tailored "Waists, excellent ijuality.'well made at $1.75 to $3.50.
LADIES DRESSES  ■
Just received selection   of  Ladies'  Fine Velvet
Dresses, very latest styles in black, navy blue and'
brown.       " ' y
LADIES* DRESS SKIRTS
New arrivals; complete assortment in Panamas,
Serges, Tweeds and "Whipcords, in,plain and ,two- '
toned effects, at $4.00 to $9.50. .
LADIES'PETTICOATS,
New arrival of Knitted-top Petticoats with Heath-
erbloom and Mercerized Sateen Ruffles; good.- serviceable garment for winter wear, at $2 and $2.25.
each. 3   i
LADIES' MILLINERY ,
"We are showing beautiful creations in WINTER
MILLINERY. The latest ideas of,foreign and American designers are on display.
CHILDREN'S DRESSES
New arrivals of Children's Flannelette Dresses,
Q plain and fancy, 65c. to $2.50.
Panamas, Serges and Velvet Children's Dresses
at $4.00 to $6.50.
CHILDREN'S HOODS
>■ Infants' and Children's Hoods, plain, embroidered, corded, silk velvet, bear cloth and knitted, prices
from 50c. to $4.95." .*
Mackinaw Clothing, the celebrated CAR3S KIND
and the H. B. K.  ; ,.*•..       '.:.■■•;
.Black Coat, trimmed leather '..': $6 00 .
Black Coat, plain  •' ■■••••    W.m.,\
Black Coat, 44 oz ,...' '■■'.P »£
Gray Coat, 44 oz. •.: §T50y
Black Coat, 50 oz., red trimmings     $8 50
'    Heavy Plaid Mackinaw Coats, something new;1
fine grade  .'     $10 00
Men's Long Mackinaw Pants .'   $4 00
Men's Short Mackinaw Pants     $3 75-
MEN'S SHEEP-LINED COATS
SPECIAL SALE of 50 sample Sheep-lined. Coats'
from factories very warm, serviceable; the most
convenient all-round Coat made.   Special clearance
Saturday at big reductions throughout.   .
$15.00 ,, SUIT SPECIAL        *        $15.00
■ Special line of Men's Worsted and Tweed Suits.
Saturday at $15.00
MEN'S SWEATERS
New shipment of Men's Sweaters just received;
new styles and colors. Coat Sweaters with and
without collars, roll and "V" neck-Sweaters, in
fact the entire line gives excellent, selections" in.
color combinations, stye and price.' Anything from
$1.00to$ip.oo. / » '   * *
MEN'S PINE SHIRTS
We are agents for bluett Peabody Shirts, the en- .
tire line of latest materials-and .color combinations
now on display: , _    ' . •     "X
Soft Front Shirts with French Cuffs.
Soft Cambric Shirts with- cuffs attached. '
White Pique Dress Shirts.
Plain White Dress Shirts, y
Fine Wool Shirts, collars detached, all sizes; several collars ..._... ; $2.25 to $5.Q0
MEN'S HATS AND CAPS
Our stock of headwear is absolutely complete,
from "the finest, high-priced goods to the commoner
" sort.    Felt Hats in Colored and Black; Stiff Hats;
all kinds.     The heavy warm winter Caps are be-
coming.more'and more in demand. ' We,have what;
• you want. .' '•'">'-. >
Have you bought your Overcoat?    See us first _
, From Baby to' Grandfather->Shoes must fit,, wear
well, loolc Veil and give entire satisfaction.;   A. shoe
which carries this kind of .merchandise; not. only ■
gets lots.of trade but holds it hard and fast.-,-'"Our „
Boot and Shoe Store as well as', everything "else in'
tbe store; is bought on the basis-of satisfaction only.  :
As an example: ■   ■   7 ..   '
'■i y   '        Irivictus Shoes for Men
Just received, new assortments of this well-known'
make.     ,.       , - '     ■' •['-.'
Men's Heavy Tan Shoes, Blucher. cut, fine"fall and
' winter shoe, at $6.50 per pair.      .
■ Men's Heavy Black Calf Shoes;-"Blucher-cut, wear"
like iron, at $7.50 per pair. , .    . •
• Men's Kid and Velour Shoes; Blucher cut', extra
good value, at $6.00 per pair.'
CHILDREN'S SHOES
Parents as'well as dealers should exercise the'utmost care in selecting shoes for the little ones."  The -
proper, care of "their, feet early in life saves them''
■ from ill-shapen sometimes- deformed - feet,   when
grown.     We have done our part by buying the
.Classic   Shoe   for ? Children—now its, the parents'
turn!'   "Full line of all sizes; there's a pair here to
. fit every little foot.     This is the kind that/lasts;
c.Tans, Blacks and Patent ^Leather in regular, medium and high tops, lace or-button; all square toes;
"giving ample space for comfort and growth.   ,
Price, $1.25 to $3.50 per pair.    '       '  , ,
MADE TO MEASURE CLOTHING
.Suits and Overcoats .made toa measure .by special
■order.. We are-exclusive agents for 20th Century
Brand. ..''">'
FUR COLLARS to fit any overcoat in Beaver,.
Otter,-Marmot,'German Mink. ' Prices from $6.50
to $18.00. " . "'."',"
-      TWEED PANTS
Men's Heavy TJntcarable Tweed'Pants, $3 and $3.50 ■
Extra Heavy Tweed Pants - ,.., $2 25
.Boys' Unbearable Tweed Pants, lined throughout,
all sizes.' just'the thing for school'and play. Prices'
$1.10 to.$i.50.    ' . 7 >  '....:•  •
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ry ..'7  -X ' - SATURDAY SPECIALS7'7 lyy-X , 'V-
, 7     vl-'. _ , "    , '--'"'./v.--•   7'7   y~ .,"■'-'', -
TETLEY'S SPECIAL-BULK TEA:..7\ .31b, . $1.-00 ,
TETLEY'S SPECIAL BULK *EA,; :"_£"".pkg.._   '35/
TETLEY'S COCOA ....'. X. Xl X-.%;lb."-tin.   .35
Apples ..':.....'':..,'.,...-.:-"-- - - • y :per box $1.25.'
•Tuxedo Baking Pqwder ......\ 16 My  .15
■'Mrs. Stewart's'l__qttidiBltte\....'.'.'.'..2 pts. 725
.Quaker- Oats;....... Sl 3 lb. with China" -.25
' Lowney's Cocoa7 ......v. ;■'.... :•: • i%"lb. tin.: .20
Braid's Best Coffee, fresh ground 2' lb..   ,85.
Queen Qyality Catsup 1....1 pts., each * .25
Rolled,Oats 8 lb. sacks each - .30.
Wagstaff's Marmalade ..... 1...... ..5 lb. tins    .70 '
Wagstaff's Plum, Red Currantiand Raspberry- '"    ■
Jam .'.'..... '.-........'...5 lb', tins each    .80
Simcoe Pork and Beans, family'size.. .".2 for    .25
'. B. C.;Granulated Sugar ....'....... :7.20 Ik $1-30
'' I-LP. Sauce ........ A -'• • - -M. pts. each  ..20
Van Camp's Tomato Soup,- small size... .2 for   '.25
Heinz" Tomato Soup, med. _ size7../....".;...     20 ,
Holbrook's Marafat' Peas ;,.:..,_'..!';.. 2 pkg.    .25
. Pure Cider' Vinegar .._'.__...:.... qts.. each;   .25
/B. C. Dried Onions ......'... .10 lbs.'' 725
-B.- C- Carrots'-..X....... 7 .\...I:..: .15 lbs/ '.25
.  B. 0. Turnips' . ..'.V....y..".-. •.• -' - -26 i6s.y .'25
■ "White -Swan Yeast ,. I.'-........'..'.... .6 for'   .25
Ileinz-Dill Pickles ...'...'... '. '.per: doz.    .25
Heinz Sweet Gerkins , .' .'...per pt.    .20
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^BLANKETS     ,,
;Caldwell's genuine Fleeced'AllTWoolBlankets in
white and'grey, $8.00 to $11.00 per pair «
Genuine' Imported Hudson Bay Blankets:   '
:   -Colored .    :     ;       ,;,-White.. ,
.   '3     ptv.'."..*.$6.50 '\;   -3     pt.:. .....$ 8.00,
' 3i/> pt... /. ..$7.50 .... 3y2 pt.-..:IX$10 00 -•
.' 4     pt...:'..$ll!00 '* /'   ;r4 ■ pt...-.'.. .$12.00 "-:
Evcrjrthing   for  the   Home  and fbry Every one  iri 'ijb;
Money
Saving
Prices
-WOOD
7'»* The
Store of
Quality
Ben.Cheethany of   Cnlgary, spent
Tuesday Jn the city.
Nols Krolni, fovmorly of Fernie, is
resticating in Vancouver.
Chief Hnll took two prisoners down
to Nelson on Wednesday.
f      i	
Miss Sutherland is in Crunhrook today in connection with hor work,
Constable Gorman 'brought throo
mon In from Elko on a charge of disturbance,
Mr. 3. II. Mclntyre Ib now in business with Mr, A. Macnell lawyor, in
this city.
Frank Clara was sonloncod to three
tnotnhs for obtaining goods under
false protfjircH from .loo Alnln,
A meeting of tho members of the
Fernio Public Library was held- in
Mr. Murhead's store on Tuosday evoning last. It was stated that the Presbyterian Church had again kindly placed thoir basement at tho disposal of
the library. The secretary, Mr. J. F.
Macdonaid, manager of tho I-I6mo
Dank, was- instructed to receive subscriptions, which aro $1.00 a yoar, and
ns soon as sufficient funds aro accumulated a consignment of now books
wi'l- be ordered. It ls expected to
Imvo the library ro-oponod at an early
date nnd with this end in vlow the
cojniTiltteo roqiiost tlmt all members
pay their subscriptions ns soon as possible Wo are requested to stato that
although the library Is In tho Presbyterian Church, It Is purely undenominational, nnd all aro welcome.
GRAND THEATRE
Free Sunday Entertainment
Vice-President .Ioiich wiih on n flying trip1 to Fornlo on Wednesday, and
loft tlio samo night,for Klpp.
Mr, II. WIlkoH, ori his retiring from
tho Flro Hnll ns assistant chief, was
presented by tho mombors of tho force
with n linmliiomo silver slmfing dish,
Tho danco given by tho Indies of
"Uw Church of Knghilid on Thursday
ovenlng Inpt w«b   ,a   great success,
Some 225 tickets wore sold.
ProHldfiit Stubbf, left Calgnry on
Wednesday night for Vnncouvor,
where ho will attend tho oxocutivo
mooting ol tho R C. Foiloi'iiUon of
Ijibor, of whlcli hn hns been recently
appointed Vice-President,
Tlio examiners in Fernie for 1st, 2nd
nnd 3rd olnso certificates of competency undor the Conl MliifR TlPgulfttlon
Act, which took placo this weok, wore
Messrs. Kvnn ISvnns, T. II, WIlllnniB
nnd D. Q. Wilson,
Tho rogulnr monthly ten of tho Mothodlst Ladles' Aid wll bo glvon by
Mm. W. II. Wilson, nt Park Houso,
noxt Tuesday nftomoon, from throo to
six o'clock, All nro most cordially
ly Invltod. .. .
Mr. Hlensdoll hns written tlio Council Hint owing to his frequent nnd lengthy nbsonoo from tlio city It would
!jo ndvlsnblo to appoint an Ae.'og-
Mayor, nnd tho choice of tbo Council
ut tho regular mooting last Thursday
foil' upon Aid. Morrison,
The last week at tho Grand reminds
ono of past days. It now presents an
appearance of activity which was seldom seen in Its pvlmost dnys. The
largo audiences nightly augurs well
for Its future nnd tho high standard
of pictures shown Is highly appreciated by Its patrons. The orchestra has
now been augumontod by a .violinist
and cornet, and a still furthor addition Is promised for next wook when a
flute and clnronolto will join tho band.
An orchestra of six pieces Is going
somo for Fornlo, Tho programmes
for tho coming throe nights nro;
Friday,—"Tho Toy Phono," ."Tho
Other Girl," "Umbrellas to Mend."
Pnlnrdiiy.—"Tho Castaway," "Fly-
lug to Fortune,' "Constable Smith rnd
tho Mnglc Unton," "Tho Ilrlgand."
Sunday.—"Tho Hlvnl Constables"
(Patho Comody), "Cnptnln Dnrnnclo
Diplomat" (Vltngraph Comody), "Tho
Dumb Wooing" (Ertlpon Comody),
"Tho Governor Who lind a Heart"
.Vltngntph drama), "Tho Greatest
Lie" (Kiilom drama).
Ah wo go to press wo understand
Hint both tho Grand nnd tlio Isis will
give a froo ontortiilnmoiit on Sunday
ovonlug noxt. Doors opon at 7.S10;
P-.rformai.eo BtnrtR nt 8 p.m,
Liquid Air, Radium and Wireless
Telegraphy are the subjects of a lecture to', be delivered by Prof. Wm, D.
Patty In tho Baptist Church on Friday,
Nov. 16th. The' lecture ^111 he illustrated by numerous experiments and
promises to be a most interesting and
Instructive entertainment.
understand that both tho Isis and the
Grand will give a free entertainment
on Sunday evening next. Doors opon
at 7.30 p.m.; entertainment will commence at 8 p.m.
BIRTHS
LOCKE.—On October 21, to Mr and
Mrs. Robert H. Locke, Pallet Avenue,
Fornlo, a daughter.
A  THANKSGIVING  GI^T
CUNLIFFH—On Monday, .October
28, to Mr and Mrs. Thos. Cunllffo,
Pernio Annex, twins (son nnd daughter).
Goo..Beddington and Andrew P Winters, of Michel, John McKinnon, of
Now Michel, nnd Malcolm Mclnnes,
of Crow Nest, hnvo been,, appointed
Commissioners for .taking affidavits ln
the Supremo Court, for the purpose of
acting undor the Provincial Elections
Act In the Electoral Districts in which'
thoy reside.
I, C. 8. BANQUET
DEATH8
LEES.—On .Sunday, Octobor 27,
lnfnnt son of Mr and Mrs. Andrew
Lees, aged ono day.
HAYES.—On Sunday, Octobor 27,
27, Dorothy W„ daughtor of Mr, and
Mrs, Wm. Hnyos, ngod 7 months and
7 days.
A FARM MEANS A JOB
THE ISIS
Free Sunday Performance
In both, tho Ettor<(ilovnnnltll trial
at Snluni, MnnB„ and tho iilli'KOd dyiiu-
mil.! trlnl ut Iiidtiinupolii. tlio vtom-
cutlon Ih about concluding Itn evld-
cnc_>. Ho fnr In noltho.r of theso caw*;
1i«b nny ovldonco been produced Hint
would warrant a conviction.
8. P. OP C.
Roll up nt tin. Fl.l-K 81.NDAY BN.
TBHTAIXMENT ul tho Grand nnd tho
Isis. Doors open nt 7.30 p.m.; com-
roonce ut 8 p.m.
On Sundny next, Nov. !lrd, Economic
Bpenkors' Clnss, undor the auspices of
\\\V.     _'jO_  it*nfet.    *   *'**^^i    '*Hbi    V. Mim »_><.'» k**-'.     ►»»
tho nrtomoon nt 2.30 In tho Library
Room of lho Minors' Hnll, Tho sub-
Joct undor consideration Is "The Clnss
Strugglo," by Karl KnntHky,
BILLfAPD TOURNAMENT
CRADLE ROLL RECEPTION
All mothers nre ngnln reminded of
tho monthly cradle roll reception to
bo held In tho basement of tbe Pre**
byterien Church on W«.<_u«M__.y kiwit
from 2 to 5, Mothors and little ones
aro welcome.
A billiard tournnmnnt Is now in lull
awing nt tbo Club in tho Minors' build-
In*. The handicapping has Wn
good nnd as a result closo finishes are
tho rulo. 8omo of tho henvywolghla
havo alrcAdy be_n Imoctod out and
tho winner U evidently * dtttk Uo.au.
There aro .6 contestants, and tba second round will start In « day or two.
Tho wtudontH, pant nnd present, of
tho iiiloriiutloniil Cori'dspondonco
(School, resident in Fernio and Conl
Creek, assembled iu numonra «l uiu
Ui.ii.o__ tiftifil uu _'_n.<»i-.j tiifjiilna
last to celebrate the iilst anniversary.
H took tho form of n banquet, follow-
6d by a dnnco, The chairman wns
Mr. Martin, the gnnlnl locnl roproson-
WiMVf _   »»*iu  '.uWii'ii.iuO   Iuwih   >u«   i»»i»i
J. W. Ilonnott kept tho nudlonco In
the best of humor with nn oxcollont
nftor dinner talk, nnd n fow romarks
woN> also made by IT. P. Norwich.
Songs woro rendered by Archlo Pron*
tiro nnd P. W. Owen, whllo flHs*.
Percy officiated nt tbe piano. Dane*
|ri£j oommoncfiA nlioui lO.flO nnd continued till about 1 u.uu < Mr. Griffiths,
tho nblo colloiiguo of Mr. Martin, waa
also much In ovldonco.
Roll op at the mP-E SUNDAY EN-
TEr.TAT.VMr_.VT at the Tute nnd th*
Grand. , Doors open at 7.30 p.m.; coin.
mence nt 8 p.m.
Wo regret that this Is tho last wook
of Isis "vnudovlllo. Tho management
of tho house woro desirous of continuing, but ub the Edw. Flshor circuit, for
reasons best known to thomsolvos, nro
cancelling all contracts In this part
of tlyo country, Mr. Miller had no say
in the mnttor. That vnudovlllo hns
caught on In Fornlo la ovldonood by
Uiu lurnu n 11 in bur who visito.. tlio Mn,
It Is now the (mention of tlio manager
to resume tho fcatoro films, and h«
assures us he Is dotormlnod to handle
only the best. Tho orchostra still
coritlnui's to jtiwiw. . M 11a iir.iM.nti lot
tonight nnd tomorrow aro Tho Horn-
don Sister's, refined musical nnd Ringing net, nnd Low Harris, ITobrow comedian. Special mention must bo mado
of tho fino planoforto aoloctions of
MF.n .lnnnno !!.>rml_>n, which fs nlono
worth tho prlco of admission, Opora-
tic nclcctfon'a arc played by ttilo yonnff
lady with ono hand which would bo
difficult for an ordinary pianist to
handle with both. On Sunday atoning tho two-reel feature, uAbaok>m«"
will bf #.be.irn, and another tworool
mthjoet, "Th _ TTrtffM mroirmfff," wll? h+
tho special for Monday night.
Aa wo go to pr _»* wo ar« given to
"Whon a man buys a farm, ho buys
a Job." Too many of tho "back to tho
farm," follows from tlio city slzo up, the
situation from tholr viewpoint, and
Imagine that' thoy nre buying an os-
tnbllshod business .which Will practlcnlly run itself nnd ylold n profitable
Income. Thoy nro moroly "buying a
Job," and It's n mighty suro Job at
that: thoy will novor find a tlmo whon'
thoro Is nothing to do In tho farm factory. Tho dty man, out of omploy.
mont, goes to tho man who has jobs to
glvo out, nnd nppllos for n position—
a monthi.' wngo, Ho enters tho omploy of tho mnn who controls tho Joba
In thnt particular plant, and uo Ions
us thoro Is work to. bo dono, and hla
work Is satisfactory, ha receives bis
wago, and tho Job Is hla. But ho
doosn't own tho Job; tlio employer
owns nil of tho jobs nil-of tho tlmo,
and that Is tho ronson why wo hnvo a
"labor market," Tho city roan who
buys a farm buys a Job.an well as a
business,   Truo, ho controls, dr owns
ma own joo, out Hi 1110 HHUIU l.UI_ M)
HUliil t.ifili, l.;_ \ii,nli.i.-i># </! f_.J'-.-iJJ_)'
pay, or his Job will got awny from
him. '
Wo hoar much thoso dny'n nbout profitable farming. Tho press talks loam-
He. moves to his newly acquired possession, <and soon learns that he has
"bought a Job." He finds that tho pic,-
Hires In tho articles lie rends wero.
truo to llfo all right, but that' tho lm-
proyoments mado wore paid for with
monoy mado in other channols thnn
farming. ,Ho soon realizes tlfat ho
muBt work on the job ovory day; thnt
lio must maBtor both tho scientific and
tho business end of farming. Tho
moment he turns his face toward tho
fields ho faces tho problems of the
farm. Ho finds a thousand elements
to contond with, Vlowod from' any
angle our city friend finds ho has
'bought a job." His Hying, his profit,
his success alono, depend upon tho
energy, labor and business ability displayed ln handling tho "Job" ho has
purchased.
Statistics gathered slnco tho "back
to tho farm" movomont begun, bIiow
that about 00 por cont of thoso who
lonvo tho city for tho farm vomnln Iobb
than throo yoars. No man cnn hlro all
hla work dono and mako farming pay.
Tho personal olomont Is absolutely
necessary If buccobs Is desired, From
tho host statistics avallablo, the'avorago profits upon tho farms of this
country aro loss thnn 0 por cont. on
tho monoy Invested. Thoso statistics
provo that the business of farming ls
run on altogothor too email a margin
for tho Inoxporlcncod to mako a sue-
cobs of tho business. Tho Holds look
Invltlnjr from a dtstaneo, and tho pastures aro green, but tho city man who
buys a farm burns his bridges behind
him, and ex poets to mako a livelihood,
as a fnrmor, Is suro to find that ho
"bought a job," and not an established
business with • a sitfo Incomo.^Tho
Oloanor. *
Tho' Senator's Wife (tn Washington):
"You are-suro, thoy aro nice people,
Augusta?"   ■ ...
Tho Senator's Diuighter.' "Yes,
M-itnttta."-ThQlr'ifnthor Is-owned by
tlio snmo tniBt 'that owns papa."—
Puck".
Classified Ads.-Cent a Word
, FOR RENT,—Four-roomed House
—Apply,. \V. Mlnton, Lindsay Avo.r
Annex, or "H.M.," Lodger Office.
TO RI3NT— Shack—Apply' W. Mln-'
ton, Annex, ,'
FOR SALE—Two Remington Typewriters hi good condition. Apply,
Lawo and Flshor." ■   4t
FOR SALE—FURNITURE of, '8
roomed houso; going chenp owing trf
party lonvlng town, ,Applyu Fawcott,
corner HnnBon nnd McPho,rson Avfjn-
uos*. " 9-3t
FOR SALE.—Choice Alfalfa Hay ^n
carload lots nt (13,00 por ton f.o.li,
Coaldalo, or .$10,10 por ton f.o.b, Fornlo.
Evory halo gunnnitood. * Farm Pro.'
ducts, Llmltod, 103 flhorlock Utilldlng,
Lothbridgo ,    Mt
_TJlJ     ..li-_■.»'(.   k.U.._    ^HUt-V*!,    ii'.V    bit'-*. V_^U>'
dont llfo tbo fnrmor leads; how,
through tho ure of modern machinery,
tho labor upon tho farm haa boon mln.
Imlsod, etc., nnd tho city man begins
to sit up nnd tnko notico, Ho sub.
scribes for some hlgh-clAss nurlcul-
tural journals, and roada about the
wondfrful trnnttfnrmntlnri thnt hns
boon mndo on nn abandoned farm
down In Jersey; ho views tho recon-
strutted house, looka longingly at the
ahady bowert and winding; lanea, u
they appear in tbo halMoua oagrav*
Inm which lllusirat-. tho artlcla. And
ho buys a farm; It la "hack to tbe
farm'* for this gentleman of tho dtr.
SMkkVsGum
OUIOKIV OTOM COUOMtf GUAM COLOi.
MEAM THB THWO*T ..NO U.NO*. SO CtNTO
LOST—Ono sorrol Pony: weight
nbout 800 lbs,; whlto face and 0110 hind1
foot; mnno trimmed; branded on..loft
shoulder ^ $20 Howard. F, Hutch.
In son; Mlchol, I). C. COt
FOR SALE.—.35 Remlngtpn Auto-
w<ill.'' tvnrv tip 'fniwslirli.. Roi^kv
Mountain and Marble (poop) back
Bights; Bllng; practically new; including ammunition, $25 cash. Hox 542,
Fornlo, 2t
<
WANTED AT ONCE
The Fernie Steam Laundry requires
4 women or girls as apprentices to
ijoning.
Every encouragement ?tnd help given to those who
tfiBh to learn.   No "goH8ipor»"neetl npply.
FERNfE STEAM LAUNDRY

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