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Industrial Umfyis_' SirengtiV
Th©lpfficial Organ of District No. _U._-U.-M. W.of A.
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$1.00 A TEAR.
Coleman Child? is Shot
/While Sleeping In
Father's House
y VANCOUVER, ' B.C., :Jun<r IS.—
Greater-Vancouver not including North
Vancouver and-New .Westminster, ;,J_aB
a population." for "1912 'of 176,'424:"p'ebplei'
say figures which have Just been supplied ; by, "the* Henderson Publishing
Company/publishers ot the city.and
provincial directories.   "•'-_'
Have been Expelled from Turkish Pos-
session*—Relief Fund Collected
' COLEMAN,. Alta., June 17.—A das-,
tardly shooting- affray that will probably end In the death of little Slmione
^Decosta* occurred'in the western, end
of '■ Coleman at 11 o'clock last, night.
• The child swas sleeping"'with her baby
sister'and a .-young', woman about-17
„ years of age in- the home" of.the children's, father, wlien two-shots fired In
rapid succession from the'exterior entered the""room, one* of-', tho b'ullets
'striking, little Simone, who "is barely 5
7 years'of age, 'on-her"  right   cheek.
, Glancing off, a-portion of the   .bullet
"struck the'child's shoulder and, entered her1 lungs?"'    ^   '' " y * \ _; . . ,
7   Screams awakened the father' and
■ many of the_neighbors, who had"heard
"the shots were' quickly "on the scene,
but the.guri manfbjythis time had
* made'his escape. • ■ Constable Grant oy
' th£ Royal. Northwest Mounted Police
and Chief of. City Police Ford'were
quickly on, the scene, 'as also was Dr.
Ross. .The child was immediately conveyed jo the .hospital; where $he,, nqw_
., lies hovering between life', and'death.
The police this"afternoon arrested a
man of Polish nationality named Johi
Rl'pp'eff,'on'suspicion' of beingthe?
," would-be murderer. 7,A portion of the
r_, bullet that-was .broken" in the impact
-%lth the" child's .cheek was found em-'.
" bedded in'the mattress upon, which. _tbe
■' andis stolidly/reticent.. He.wili come
. upJ,' for'. a -, preliminary :*hearlrig,t in,; the"
'morning.'"•*":_ ';•■." -?•-.A.*, ;-'Sl-S-.$rl;y*-~
*:*A * man said' tb• be' Rlppen>called at
_,-• ««■_._, "'__: . ::• Ji'C.i..;'^!.^.*'
ROME, June 18l—According to sta-.
tistics published here over 30,000 Italians have ben expelled "to date from
Turkish territory, and so far over 1300,-
000, has been raised for'_their relief in.
various cities of the. peninsula.' Tho
exiles-are divided -about' as follows:
14,500.from the .Vilaye'ts of Constantinople'and Adrlanople; 3,500'fro'm that
of-Salonika and 11,000, from Asia Minor, ,ot'"whom", oyer-7,000 are from
Smyrna."   "      '",;-.'    " - >    y
Nullification   of   Ceremony.. Between
>,, Two Fourth-Cousins     ■    •
J. O, Jones is Head of Alberta Federation of yLahor--
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An Important Organization Formed-Farmers
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* a* Enthusiastic and Join With Union Men
"tlie /DeCosta home . on*the evening^of
|y.  * the shooting' but" was refused1 admlt-
|\*"*_ tance.; ,v Hot/words ' 'ensued' ony ttie
"• threshold-and,he.was'ordered'away,.
..but Decosta, It ls stated;1 marked, his
'.'.face with his fist or'a"rock before he
left.-  - Afterward f-when, the'ininateB
■'were sleeping'the; shooting occurred.
, Another Arrest Follows
' *' COLEMAN; ,Alta.,' June -19.—Llttie
SIraone Decoster,- the' victim \ of•' the
IT   '.shooting affray;? Is <* still-alive today.
She.is'decidedly-.weaker and the medical men * entertain.! bllle hope of r<-
' ,,'co^ery.  .^Tkb' dilld.' hcweyor,'haa u
strong ^constitution and that Is the
last 'hope.,-*...'.'-.■
Constable Grant,'of the Royal North'
west'Mounted Police, and Chief .of
' ,, Police Ford,: made another nrroBt'today, and it Is believed'that one woro
- link In the chain.of evidence has been
"   welded.  ', Tho,rlflo was,found cached
under .a"bod,'at the shack of Follx
Cupata arid ln tho same domicile tho
''  p'lllco also found a "box of, cartridges
of 30-30 cnllbro, which correspond with
tlio..shells picked.up by tho police a
fow yards "from  tho houso  Bhortly
"'  after tho shooting bccuvroil,"   Capata
was,""arroBtod'And .will bo hold as an
accessory. "Two shells wero missing
from the package and tho rifle had not
been cleaned,     It Is oxpootod n fur-
tbor nrrost will bo mndoi In n fow
.. hours, *
' James-"A". Sproule, after living in
New-Zealand for a'good many years,
corrects some 'of the misconceptions
that "prevail relative - to that country?
It is neither j a paradise or a Socialist,
democracy. On the other,'hand it is
not bankrupt, as some of the capitalist
papers' have been asserting. New,
Zealand state' railroads in -1910 cleared $5,401,000. '. -TheEstate- borrows
money in Europe and loans it to farmers and settlers at 4% percent. This
saves the workers from tlie clutches
of the "money sharks,'yet, last year
cleared-$256,000'for the* state. The
New Zealand government has, 17,833,-
acres of, lando leased to'24,179 state"
tenants, .and; the. New Zealand labor
department obtained employment for
6,305" persons. 7 The state. railroads
employ-12,000' people? y?.7While the' state
Is-iri debt-for some of the. utilities it
ownsj It is.different from the debt,that
this'cbuntry.'Lbwes.7D'Ba'c__'of the ,New
Zealand-indebtedness :.are<*. industries
the' debt?- V.ThereVis nothing:of.the
kind: in? America. ' New-Zealand,* te
far from being'a" Socialist country,; yet,
lt_, Isl tliere • illustrateid that^the^e'is
something;, p racj^caL',' abou{v,'the?r state?
managing,-and operating,utilities.
What promises to be an organization which will bear good fruit was
formed in Lethbridge, Saturday of last
week.      A'-"> "i' , * '"   '    ' y' ..
*" Called with.the object of forming a
Provincial Federation of Labor, an important convention opened in' the Labor Temple/Lethbridge, on Friday.,
. There were about, 35 delegates pre;
sent, seven or, eight of whom were
members of*the-'United Farmers' Association of Alberta.-. - ;v -;
Mr. W.'J Tregillus, of Calgary, president of .the' U. "F? .-A., arid Mr. "J.
Quinsey, of - Barons, ' vice-president,
were present, but by invitation.' and
were seated '-as .delegates The con-
ventionlvwas called for 10 a.m:, but ow-'
ing to delay there .was nothing done
before noon, beyond'receiving credentials, y At the afternoon session, there-
was considerable .time used in preliin-
inaries.    .-A. ■"- '* -' A ". ,  . ■
Mr. ,W. Alford, of .Lethbridge, took
the chair, and, presided until the convention was organized, when ?
Donald McNab, ex-M.P., Lethbridge,
was,elected-, chairman,, and Mr? W.
Siriftten was appoirited secretary with
permission to engage a stenographer
to take1 a verbatim"'report. Mr. Pearr
son,' was7erigaged:
7..,   ?     Delegates Present *   .
The, delegates presenting credentials
were as"follows:   .  V ,   -''.-,,
Labor- UnibrisT-Medicine- Hat, J.
Thomson^.W. • Graves "and 'J. Balfour;
Edirionton;. T.? P.*', Hughes; Calgary,'
GeoA Howell;". Lethbridge; S." L." Chappell, W. Alford,;;.^,Smitten,, J. ,Rit.
lish, P. Cline, -H., kathias, Br 3. Mc-
must know about the miners, so that
they could get together? The miners
had been misrepresented by the cap!
talistlc press to prejudice the farm-
ers^agalnst^them . It??was. the* object
of the capitalist class to divide tlie
working classes iri every^posslble way.
The'miners were misrepresented during tlie strike by the press and the
labor agencies, The,s.rike' w.as for
purpose of getting better wages".
* Mr. Hyslop,- of Coleman, wanted' to
knbw.it the .proposed:federation was
not Jp:, work along'-legislative lines
like the.'Cariadian federation/.
■• The chairman, McNab^v being privileged-* to,.speak," replied*??to', the question. -He said, Mr. Levinrie had outlined the-grievance' orthe'ifainers' and
their* inability'to cope with them.. The
proposed ^federation1 would aim at getting legislation of a reform1' olnracter.
They , were ' told -that - tbe ■'a.mers..
were;prosperous arid .contented.*- ITe
had * ttried- farming,- arid could say It
,was the easiest'way,of losing money
he knew of. \ The "sooner all classes
arise arid make united ^demands for legislation,* the sooner ..would reforms
come and grievances disappear. "He
knew that 90 per cent*-of the farmers
are mortgaged as far as they can get.
The interests" of the 'farmers and" the
city','toilers are-identical.- If organised they, couhT.go.. to the legislature
as a united.band. and!co-operate.in'demanding' legisiation*?:,.for' the farmer,-
the city toiler,'arid the-.miner. A solid
front\is necessary. • ,?He would be opposed- to the :fede'ratibn takings definite line bf; political action.   ' The men
elected, but there was trouble in the
convention because the two parties
were, pulling against each other. Mr.
McNab was. allowed' an acclamation
in" a by-election, but in the general
election he didn't'even save his deposit, because the laboring men were
not united. ? We boast of having the
ballot, but when called on to exercise,
bur manhood we seem' to be on the
debtor side. . , Morality,' honesty, sincerity and manhood are needed.
Clem Stubbs, president of the riiiners, district 18,'said, having come, in
late,, he didn't know whether they'
were" trying" to form a federation or
trying tb tack ".themselves on to ,a*
political party. Tlie miners are heart-'
ily-iri favor f of the proposed federation. —The miners are ready to combine with all other workers, in order
to get" a fair share of what they produce.?-*- They-had fololwed too many
blind alleys, and run their heads against too many stone "walls. He.-want-
e"d tb see a federation, and a policy,
formed to *wJ»lc_i-all could subscribe.
Mr. Gray, Grassy Lake, said his
U. P. A.-were in favor* of federation
if it could."produce the goods. He believed it could, and moved that they
proceed, to organize.. The previous
question was moved and carried by a
large majority." A   .'    ,   i
The, motion- to * proceed to form a
provincial fedcration^of labor was put
and,carried,urianlinou8ly. *  -
ThV-'Alberta Federation' of', Labor
convention" concluded Saturday afternoon. , ,,.*, ^.,'-.'7 -..' - • * ,-.,
7 In the,, election 7of, officers,"" W.' *'.T.
MONTREAL, June 18.--?The vexed
question of whether a civil court in
Quebec can give-effect tb an ecclesiastical decision nullifying a rnarriage
is again being considered here, this
time by the Court of Review, which
this' morning began the hearing of the
appeal against the judgment of Justice Bruneau, endorsing nullification
of the marriage of two fourth cousins
by the Roman Catholic authorities.
The case Is that of Tremblay ng-
■_■■ i r
ainst Depatie, two fourth cousins, who
married In Sorel, in 1904, without first
securing * the | required dispensation
from the church. -When the husband
applied for it last fall, the church grant
ed him a nullification of the marriage
because he had violated its. rules as
to the marriage of fourth' cousins, and
Judge Bruneau upheld-the church decision.       ' •    '      \   ■
The wife is * now claiming before
the Court of Review that, while the
church can recognize the violation, the
courts cannot. *''_       ',   ' '•'
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i -a
Reign of Prosperity Thro
the Pass Predicted
by H.N.Galer
-.The liability to sickness varies',with
the occupation.    In Germany;out of
every 1000 workers between 15, arid 60
years of "age, there fall lll'on the average, of storekeepers'- assistants,  4;
'tailors; 56; shoomakers, turners,^saddlers and leather dealers', each »59;
butchers,' 64;' gold and silver workers j
65;- carpenters, and .wheelwrights; 68 j,
glovemnkors (male),; 71; bakors'and
confectioners, eAch  74;  blacksmiths
and locksmiths,' .ench, 70; coachmen,
textile    workers   and   book-binder's,
each,* 80;   small printers, 84;- glove
manufacturers, 86; glove-makers, (female),', ■ female   workers ' in   cement
works, 02; female toxtilo workors, 93;
clay and porcelain workers, 94; builders'/workmen, 95; female workers In
small factories, 9G; "brlcl.inakera, male
workers In match'^factories, and cement works, each,. 102j furnace workers in match factories,-104; largo printers, 104; loathot;'manufacturers, 105;
female clay and porcelain   workers,
100 j fomnlo workers in wooden wure
factories,* 108: tobacco worker's, 109;
glnsBblowers,. 112; -workers -In. sugar
refineries, 120; Injmpor mills, 130; on
llonting and lighting apparatus, 132;
iron and motal'workors, 137; browors,
distillers 140; minors,J87,
CormackrCTOtEof r;r aW'JfTXTBTronn. '■.
''Miners' Unibn-^-Hilicrest, J.0. Jones';
FrankF._Allottr'' Coleman,-. D.' H7 Hys':,
lop/Belleyue," C.'Stubbs and.R. Levett;
■Lille;iJ,'Levinne; <r\-t-.,, • *??• ,-_..-,•,'
Ing over two hours, a motion, to form
a-'Provincial -Federation; of Labor carried unanimously.,. C. y~   A '  *  ,
• Committees were-appointed to form-'
,u)ate platform, constitution, etc.'tnd
the {convention' adjourned -until this
morning, to give.the committees time
to'do their "work.        ?■.   !' 7
,«To"; Btart the-, ball folliag, George
Howell,'of-Calgary, moved: "Tlia: we
proceed with the organisation''of n
permanent■ Provincial Federation' of
• De/egnto English, Lethbridg?3, said
that ho _wos sont by tbe Typographical
Union.to consider the advisability of
forming a federation, Ho desired to
know about the scope of the fedora-
tlo'n-fhow. it was^to bo' officered ^hd
financed, , He also wanted to hear
from tho farmers as to tho part they
would play ln the proposed foderatlon.
• - Mr, Lovirine, of Lille, Bald tho rain-
en." must know something of tho con-
dltlon^bf the farmers, and tho farmers'
who" are 'toiling"Tre ..not* sufficteritiy"
educated 'for"th__t,yet; arid should "unite
together to ,get.:the. best possible from
the "present powers; 7\ '"-y . *•'
*'. T„,0.i*Nesty,*. Seven.Persons, speaking for?.thelfarinerS',' said theidelusibnf
wak popular'that the farmers had a:
glorious -time.'- 'Around Seven Persons
there are only.-three men who had- not
placed mortgages on their homesteads-
after proving up. ' 7, : *
, W.yJ.,'Treglllus, Preslderit-of'the
United Farmers''Association, was asked to speak.*- , He said all who produce
wealth are laborers, and the. farmers
arenas'much laborers as the mlnerB
or ahy other workers. He was Btrong-
ly, in-favor, of getting together,'' "We
are sufferlng-frbm n-wrong'distribution
of wealth," said Mr. Treglllus. ■ "We
farmers' receive less than 50 cents of
every dollar"we earn.".. The farmers
are/no''be t_er off than'thoy were fifty
years ago.' „Tho wealth, IS, taken from
the'. ,farmor through transportation
charges being, double what they should
bo. , ,    ,  ' , •    • ■ *
J, B. Allan, ln looking back for a
fow'yoars, said ho noted.the political
effect of action on the part of labor-
era.     Four yoarR ago McNab  was
TreglflusTot' Calgary,,.'and J. O." Jones
of Hillcrest, were': nominated for the
presidency. 7'Mr. Jories was , elected"
by "a-vote-of 19-'_o*7s'9.i-y ■' ",. „ v, , A
''';Mr., McCu_nber,„^rho nominated Mr.
TreglllUB,? secorided'^by- -"Blr.- "Foster",'
moved'1 the ^unanimous 'election of 'Mr.
Jones,"which carried wlttf- applause.
• Vice-presJdents-. were -elected,'- four
representing central labor bodies and
two thefarmers. The labor vice presidents are: Mr. Thomson,-Medicine
Hat; George Howell, Calgary; Mr.
Hugbes, Edmonton, and D. McNo'd, ey-
M.P.P.,.Lethbridge.-, The farm vice-
presidents eleoted-were: - W. J. Tre-
gillus, Calgary, and- J. Quinsey, of
BaronB ,
Secretary-treasurer, L. T. Eigllsh,
Lrah!.rldge,' (acclcmatlon),
"Mf,dfclrio/Hat, C'nip&»y, Edmonton
ana .I'ethbrldge were placed in ,.:,>m
ination for tlio next placo of meei)nt<
and tho first ballot was: Medicine Tint
1C, Calgary,' 12, Edmonton 4, LaLh-
bridge 1. The latter two cities were
dropped nnd the second' ballot reunited: Modlclno Hat 15, Calgary M. The
victory of tho Hat was' largo'.y due
to the genial Invitation extended by
delegate Thomson,'
*-SEWARD,*Ala8ka,^ June 19.—Tlia;
200 "persons haye perlBhed iri the destruction of six- viliages as the result
of the eruptions of KatmonI Volcano
waB expressed today on board the cannery.tender which arrived here. The
villages, most of whose inhabitants are
native fishermen, are Kanatuck, Sav-'
anoosky, Douglas, Coldbay, Kariign-
mute and Katnial. ._The tender report-,
od that* at last reports -.'•he eruptions
had ceased, .but -sharp shocks today
caused renewed - fear that /they, may
have been-renewed. ,lt is impossible
to get any details but ' the cender
brought word^that'when. last.. Jieard
from-the-vilfage-of-Uyakron-Kodlajr Island, was safe. It was reported pre-;
vi'ously that ,thl's village was destroyed, and it is now hoped all tbe ^ settlements on the'"Island escaped, without
damage olben tjian getting' aecoyerlng
of volcanic ashes. ' 'Th'er^ is* soma ar-"
prehension over the fate, of FognaK island, which lies between Kodiak island
and the' Katmal volcano. No word
haB been received from there? The
entire atmosphere of Alaska "seems
charged with gases, vegetation everywhere being killed. Last night during
a drizzle, a chemist declared the rain
seemed to carry a' strong charge bf
sulphuric acid. Whenever the rain
touched vegotation it blighted It. Even
iron frame buildings we're slightly eaten. ' It, is Impossible at this time to
get an accurate estimnte ot the damage or the number of persons destitute It is believed, however, the property'losses'are tremendous. ' Hundreds are homeless.
H. N. Galer, _the new- president of -
the Royal Collieries company, which
has just lately been reorganized, in an
interview with the Lethbridge Herald;'
"The various coal mines in the district immediately tributary to Lethbridge will have a pay roll of $200,000
a month next winter. These company
ies are going tb make Lethbridge one
of the' best cities In the west, arid we •
are going to be one of them."
Plant's Capacity Doubled'.
"The company will now me mai'iag-'
ed along the most up-to-date linos."„
said  Mr. Galer,  "and  with" our new '
equipment in place we expect lo be
in. a better position from now on to
supply our customers than ever before.,,
The Royal will this winter be able to'
lift between 500 and 600 tons of coal
per day, and we expect no trouble ^
whatever in finding,a market for 0'ir ■
whole output.'"  * r   , - ,'
According to Mr. Galer-the outlook
for the coal industry, in the .Crow's^
Nest Pass fields is better than it has
been for years. With the demand
for coal steadily increasing and "with
the assurance that there will be no',
trouble with the unions for three more
years, the coal-industry- in this field,
ought to grow by leaps and bounds.   '■*
,   <-s'-   • " -   " ~   rr   ..- <-      A'..'
Derby. Favorite Was Doped-to Lose—
,. Plerpont Morgan oLst $60,000
RECIINA, Sask,, Juno 17.—Tho third
loRlslaturo of tlio provlneo of Saskatchewan line boon dissolved and tho
writs for a genornl olootion will bo
iDBued todny, Nominations will tako
placo on Thursday, Juno 4, and polling
on Thursday, July 11,
TORONTO, Juno 10,-<-Tho nohlovo.
ments of the present, Dominion pfuv'orn
mont woro rohoarsod by Hon, VV. T,
Crothers, minister of labor, nt a "moot-
JMK Oi!   tUO  OulltiU. UUU  t-UUItl   '.UHOMO
Cw.ac-.'V.'.llve Club last m._.M. Hi;
Crothers said that every lnbor trouble
which had arisen since nt. tlon. II. u.
nordon nnd his colleagues on._irrN.ii
office had lveon sottlod amll|ably.    To
tho minister of labor suggested, thnt
thoy should* give earnest and practical
consideration in tho wolfaro ot the
working mnn nnd his family and n
larger division of tho wealth producod
by his toll. "A fnlr, equitable and
material Interest In the success or the
.jTiterrrlso In which ho Invf-iiti. hi., i-klll
ani. strength/* snld Mr. Cr.tnoir,
"would on sure the workman's bost exertions, brighten his life Inspire within
lilui vUlons of advan'.fment and con-
(tuco to the stsblllty of Industry and or
tn do."
Starting wltfi Monday next vaudo-
vlllo will bo a regular feature nt the
Grand, For' tho first weok tho Glad-
stono Sisters, acrobatic dancers nnd
comediennes, nnd Miss Ednn Randall,
entertainer, havo boon ongngod, and
theso will give nn entire change ot
programme each night. In addition
to this the usual excellent moving
pictures will bo shown.
LETHBRIDGE, Juno 19. — Mlko
SamoBkle, a Hungarian, whlUt loading ongluo nslios In enro nt No, 0 mino
had tho mlafortuno to .get cnught in
somo unaccountable manner by tho
stoam sliovol, tearing open lils leg
nbovo tho krioo,' Ho was nt' onco
hurried to tho Gait Hospital where he
now lies in a precarious condition,
'in UAVt-ir.
«m    m n «»r»   im
LETIimtlDaH, Juno 18;~Two Slavs
woro burled In ft cavo-ln yesterday nf-
Ujuuou irtjtvictoii lour bnti nv«. ociocri
which occurred on 12th Btroet'O.,
North Ward, whoro sower pipes are being laid, Without loss of time willing hands set to work nnd eventually
supceedod In .rescuing tho entombed
mon by which time the services ef thc
flremon of No, 2, fire hall wore requlsl-
llmifd for tho rondnrlnff of flrmt dirt to
tbo injured, Tho men wore token lo
tho hospital where It was found ono
had two ribs broken. Tho other man
left the hospital today but hi* Injured
companion will be confined there for
The Overseas, and S, O, E. mot on
Tuesday night undor league auspices
and lt waB tho gnmo of the season.   Jn
tho early stages of tlio gamo Pattorson
of the Overseas had tho misfortune to
get,his wrlRt brokon, whon falling, his
hnnd doubled under him. "--Although
only having ton men, thoy did not In
nny way loso heart,   At hnlf tlmo tho
Sons wero ono up, and the game stood
thus till tho last twenty minutes, whon
Thomson, aftor dodging three opponents, found himself with only the goal,
keeper to heat, nnd making towards
nun mi Uy.     Tho Hnll laBtin.oo
him lot fly, the ball going Into tho far
cornor of tho net,!making all "oven.
After centering tho ball the oyersons
seemed to havo boon hold'nlg up for It,
nnd   whon   rt/imbrldge   scored    the
second, tho handshaking and .excitement beggars description;    but   the
Ovorsens boys wore not yet done, nnd
wllh only flvo minutes to go thoy made
n boo line for goal nnd ngnln thoy reg-
Istered another goal, thereby running
out <>nny winners hy ,1 goaia to I,
What may'bo tho biggest two-year
human being-in tho world lias boon
discovered at Hawthorn, Ont,, about 18
miles from the Canadian capital. It.
Ib tho son of Mr and Mrs, BroB, Jld
country Fronch furmors, The nh\)>\
Is twenty-six months old, nnd .weighs
127 pounds, and measures' 40 In.hos
around tho chont. Whon tho baby was
born he weighed only flvo pounds, nnd
tho neighbors doclarcd tho paronts
would novor rnlso him. Ho was
brought up on tho bottlo, and showed
no signs of extraordinary growth until
ho was a yoar old, In other respects
than shapo and size he ls a perfectly
normal child,
July 1st Sports
The Hxocutlvo ot tho. Fornlo Athletic
Asspciation have completed their pro-
Hxhmrnn for lho Int of July nnd flvorv
sport will bo'cntordd for, Tho pro-
grammo will bo published next week.
In the mcnntlmo tho Association will
bo pleased to receive assistance from
Indies desirous ot soiling lugs, and
application should bo made nt once to
either of tho fololwlng.'
S. L. Dunlop, Telephone Offlco.
Fire Chief McDougnll.l Flro Iliill.,
Fernie Freo ProsR .   t'
F II, Newnhnm, District Ledger?
A novel compotltlon hns been arranged in connection with tho taw*,
whoroby every purchaser will havo a
cliaiiMi, uf wlmilut. a now ;r> Ctumdliui
gold piece mounted either ns a pin,
brooch or charm. Watch the 1*1 b for
^nrflRiilnrR^niRo Llphnt'dt's window.
Don't forget the great boxing con-
test nt the flrarnl In tho «venlng<--ll
«..'lll uurc !),(; worth acdu...
CALGAIIY, Juno 18.—Tlio chances
of F,, Eborts, now under sontonco of
death at Macieod, for a commutation
of tho death penalty, appear now to
bo, gono, and it looks ns (hough nothing can save blm from tho gallows:
An appeal was taken from tho do-
clslon ot tho trial judgo, Mr, James
Simmons, to Supremo Court on bnno,
on llio ground ot tho admission of Ipi-
propor ovldonco, The caso,wnH argued
ItiBt week by W, Campbell, crown pro-
Hocutor, nnd J, Macdonaid, reprotiont-
Ing the appellant. Judgment was
handed down by tho full court on Bnt-
urdny dismissing tho npponl and confirming the original judgment,
Mr, Justice Deck, howovor, dissented, nnd this will permit of nn appeal
bolnir tniion ,1,0 the Supreme Court of
Cnnndn, whHi will not howovor, likely be dono.
Amendment Is to be Moved to As-
qulth's Bill Now Before House of
' Commons In,.Motherland—Not' Universal Suffrage,
LONDON, June,*12/7;What promises-
to bo the worst scandal, on British
Turf In ten years became known-yes--
terday when sporting   weejkly   "The
Looking Glass," announced that Sweeper II. tho American colt,,which started'
the favorite in the Derby, wns doped
before tho race. *
Sweeper II. was heavily backod by
Americans, Including ,T, P. Morgan,
who Ib said to have lost $60,000; Wall
Street mon are said to have cabled'
several hundred thousand dollars to
A significant fact In connection with,
the story Is that H. B. Duryea today
dismissed Danny Mnher, who rode
Sweeper II. and engaged,' Franklo
O'Neill, another American boy, to pilot
Sweeper II. In tho remainder o. Ills
stake ongngoments.
Ai\ Investigation shows that In the ,
opinion of n largo number ot racing
mon that Sweopor II. was doped.
LONDON, Juno 12—Promlor Asquith
announced in tho Houso of Commons
yesterday thai n franchise reforms bill
would bo Introduced nt nn oarly dato.
Tho bill as drafted, will glvo ono man
one voto on a short residential qualification with \ho simplest i.ohhIIjIo form
of registration, tho lattojat.tho public
cxpcimo. Tho clause fixing nil the
bloctloiiH for ono day may bo added.
The official woman suffrngo amendment to tho bill cannot bo forthcoming unlll llio bill Is printed. Thoro
will probably bo Homo limitation regarding womon volors. 'Simple,ndull
suffrngo,without roferenoo to box, cnn
not bo put forward with nny hopo of
HticcoHH, since such rumors would glvo
tho register In oach constituency n
majority of womon. Tho matter
likely to mu bo trouble.
TA1IISR, Juno 18.—Tho conl operators hvxfi bollevo flio 0!. V. tt. Ir dis-
crliiilimtliig^ignlnst them Tho Canada Wost Cool Co recently received an
Intimation from tho C.l'.ll. that no
moro box cars wero to bo supplied to
mines for shipment of coal. After this
order had beon rocelvod It was noticed that box curs wt»ro going through
Tabor from tho west loadod with coal.
Invi-HllKutlon was mndo, and it wns
found the flnit mines at LoMihrldt-O
wns shipping coal regularly In box
cars, Complaint Is being innde to
the C.P.R., and If no satisfaction Is
obfalncd tho asititanco of tlio Hnll-
.*..> L'ou-iitUi-lon wll) Im. houkIH
ST. THOMAS, June 20—London Mc-
thndlfit conference, todny passed a resolution declaring lis "disapproval"
and "uncompromising opposition" to
the nroivlng of tobacco hy Mnthorllst
Thorn was a lively discussion, Rev.
Dr. Manning, of London, holding that
lho conference was going out of Its
wny In doctoring to he n sin thnt upon
which mnn tin lonvnod and godly as
the London ronforonco differed,
Tho resolution boforo tlio conforonro
today ennin from the Clmtlinm district,
whoro tlio tobacco growing Industry Ih
vory Important, Pastors who woro
proflon. declared that tlicrn wero many
Moiliod|nt farmers who woul'l not
grow It iiow bonniiHc thoy thought It
wrong, and hold that tlio church hliould
malic Itself heard upon tho matt or.
Tho tompornnco and moral reform
rommlttoo roport gnvo Impnrtlnl prnlRo
to both govornmont nnd opposition In
Ontario for progress In temperance legislation.
MONTREAL, Juno 1..—It Is qulto
possible that when the C.P.R, carrion
out tho big scheme, announced by Sir
Thou, fthnuqhnnnqy ift ftrmhlf t«*tpV-
jng th'e main lino between Calgary and
Vancouver, plans will nlao bo tnlcen
Into consideration for tho electrification of thlg Hno. The company has
already made a tentative start on n
portion of Its Crow's Nost Pass line,
nud Mils ban proved so successful that
todny It wns announced that pow*r
plants woro under con«truetlon for tbo
electrification of tho Columbia nnd
VWstorn branch of iho line, from Cas-
tlcKart to Ilosslnnd, R. C. Tho overhead wire system Ih (o bo used, as It Is
considered that tho third rail would
A farm hand had worked In tho field
from dnwn till dnrknoss, doing tbo
chores hy Inntorn light,
n»■_    ,i.    i      ,, i,.. •      .. ,    i
farmer nt tho ond of tho month, "You
promised me a steady job,"
"Well, hnvon't you got ono?" wns
tho astonished reply. i
"No," said tho mnn, "tliere are three
or four hours fiv**-ry night that I don't
have anything to do and fool my tlmo
nway nlerplmf."---Success Mmrsxlnc.
We hope tlmt the individual who
gaw us such exhltiltloQi of crasy
riding on n crazy horse Ib not going
to ropi-nt sumo this mimmcr.   Wn re-
for to tlio Individual who rncog over
jimt .»!» ho rtdlnbln within tho l.nrlcl_>*. I tho brtilpc In West Fcnlo. _ttJM-aa»iiaaW}tJW.T;-Til!>
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Michel Excelsior
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Now open for
'    .-Engagements *;■
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Parties, Etc.0
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One bf the
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Lethbridge, Alta.
BELLEVUE, "Alberta   '•-''
Meals that taste like *
mother used to cook-
Best in the Pass
William Evans, Proprietor „
Cigar Store
Wholosalo and Retail
»—». ,i  __
Barber Shop
Shoe Shine
Billiards and Pool
Coffee and Sandwich
Haz-"_wn_.d Buttermilk
miiiMi.Mii hiiiiiiihi mii mm
Victoria Avenue
M_Kf.lb.ti.-l.        Hionecl4-
For Miners
y Mining Act and Rules
Tuesday, May 7th, 1912.   Time: 9 a.m.
to 12.30 p.m.     Seventy per cent re-
*' quired,, . -    ■ "
1. 'What do the General Rules say'
in reference to ventilation?    '        10
2. What' do the General Rules say
in reference lo the withdrawal, 'of
workmen in case of danger? '" 10
■ 3. What'do the General Rules say
in reference. to lamps and lights and
testing of safety lamps? - * ■-> 10
' -1. What do the Generaf. Rules' say
in reference to explosives and' blasting? • -'-10'
5. What do the General Rules say
in reference to water aud boreholes?
i   C.   What do the General Rules say
io reference to securing the shafts?
.      ' ' ,10
What does the Act say in reference
to rescue work? . 10
S. What do the General Rules say
in reference to the dally Inspection of
mines? , ,,   10
9. What do thc'General Rules say
in reference to fencing? "*   10
10. What^does the Act say in reference to shafts or. outlets?:' 10
,    '   '   ' MINE GASES
7th, 1912:,    Time: ' 2
Sev-enty per*cent re-
Tuesday, May
to 5.30 p.m.
quired. ,       , • ■    '
1. Name and describe the different,
gases ;t common to coal-mines. What
are the dangers to life and injurious
effects of these gases on tlie health of
the'workmen employed in said mines?
Give the symbols", 'specific gravities;
and properties of the gases. Where
are' they found and how produced?
State their effect on combustion. .20
'2'. Explain the ,la-\y of- diffusion'of
gases and its'effect on their behavious
in the mines. ..Give rule and example
showing how to find-comparative rate
of diffusion. 12
3. How'^many cubic "feet of air
would he necessary to dilute and render harmless 500'cubic feet of marsh
gas?        ->  ' '.     ' ,*' A      10
4. , If'you had charge-of, a- mine
where-an abandoned, part" gave off a
large quantity of carbon^dioxide, how
would .you keep.it from mixing with
the air distributed in the working,
parts of the said mine? '    ' 10;
5. State the causes of sudden outbursts of gas in coal mlnes,_and what
in your opinion should be doneto.pre-
6. With what safety lamp are you
familiar? Explain the principle and
construction of .the lamps' that you
have used,- and- state wh'ich In your
opinion is the best to teat'gas. Which
is the best lamp to work with? State
"fully.     '',*'•' .12
7. If in, your'examination for gas
you detected a cap % Inch high, what,
percentage of gas, would you say was
indicated by this cap? - What percentage of gas Is shown by each of
the following caps: Cap % Inch high;,
cap % inch high; cap % Inch high? 12
8. When are gobs most dangerous?
Iiow, would you remove gas from
gobs?.      , ■     '     6
, 9. On what does the force of an
oxploslon depend? What do you understand by the Initial force of an
explosion?, ] 5
10.. How; would you determine the
quantity and percentage of gas In tho
mlno-alr? A   .   ■   T
quantity of'air passing in a mineral a"
given .time _A ,'.- 'A ik -. - "A-"
-(b) yHdw" many cubic feet, of,,air
pass per? minute "along an airway: 6
feet-, high; and 10,feet .wide; the velo1
city.being 450 feet per minute?'-"," -,;12.
7-4?'V.What are the,important factors
necessary to ensure good'ventilation at
the*face"bf the mfiie and.not ger'too
'high a .water-gauge? provided-that*-the
quantity*'entering the mine is -fully
adequate? .   10
5. What are the advantage's.bf frequent splitting of thc air-current, and
when is the limit in the number'-of
separate ventilating sections* reached?
' X'S"      yib
8. (a) For what purposes are regu-7
lators used? (b) When Is'a regulator 'required in a-mine?," .(c) How is
the ventilation'of a" mine affected, by
placing a regulator in the air-current?
7. How would-you ascertain ,by^ the
barometer the pressure of the'atmosphere • on tho earth's surface, * per
square Inch and per square foot? -Will
it indicate-the-friction of1 air in mines? ,,; - \ '■■*_■ io
" 8. ' If the, ventiiatioa of a .mine is
insufficient where tlie power ,1s, fully
utilized, 'what can you do to increase
the amount of air hi circulation?' ? 10
9.' What is the more effective-rthe
exhaust or forcing fan? Give reasons.
What is the general, efficiency- of a
fan? If the horse-power of an engine
is'40.and water-gauge 1.5 inches, >vhat
quantity of air will you expect to get?
: -v'\. ' .■ ■   .   v   --MB
10.   Ventilate plan .given, using conventional signs.       i 20
.    '. X , GENERAL WORK   .
Wednesday,. May 8th, .912.    Time:,,2
to 5.30 p.m. . Fifty'per cent required.
1: .In opening up a mine, what precautions would yoii use forv the future
protection bf your slope and shaft? 10
2." What' are the causes of falls of
roof, and Iiow would you make an inspection*, to determine the-security of
the roof,in a' mine? 1
3. The area of a piston of an engine
is^ 500''square inches, the mean effective, pressure 30 lbs. per square inch,
length: of stroke 8 feet, and the engine
isjmakirig 20 strokes per minute; cal-'
culate the horse-power developed. 15
.4. .'Name;and .describe briefly- '"the
different-'systems pf mine haulage in
use in mines, and state to what condi1
J ion "A?"?1 ??'.*?g?t ,"-?pt?d.        .    ,10
5. Give'.the .various '.methods',.of
mine-drainage,' and state  fully  under
Sovonty por
Wednesday, May   8th,
°0 a.m. to 12,30 p.m.
cent required.
1. What Ib meant by tlio terms
Ventilating Pressure, „ Water-gauge,
and Resistance of Air? 5
2. What pressure will be necessary
to force 20,000 cubic feot of air
through an airway 14 feet high and
3,000 feot long?  , .    10
3. (a) ' Wlmt factors dotormlno tho
what'conditions each is .most advantageous. , '*        ,10
,G. - On entering upon your duties as
Overman- of a- mine that has been In
operation some time, what would-'you
consider to be your duty in order to
make.a reputation for yourself and-do
justice to your, employer;" what stand
Would ,you tako with your men, and
what would your first duty be upon
taking charge? s , 10
7. How would you proceed to rob a
seclon of tho mine whero tho level haB
been driven to the boundary lino, with
the view of obtaining tho largest percentage of coal and guarding tho lives
and safoty of'tho workmen? 10
8., Show clearly by means of sketches tho two common methods of working a.coal-field, giving tho conditions
favorable - to or requiring tho application of each of these mothods?     10
9. What io an alr-crosslng or overcast? Malco a sketch showing how
you would construct an overcast. How
Bhould air-stoppings bo built In mlnos
to conduct and maintain tho air-current at tho faco of tho workings? Explain how you would have tho work
dono. ' 10
10. If you \an." driving rooms 30
dogs, off tho ontry, how far. apart'
would you turn tho rooms In order to
havo each room 35 foot wldo and loavo
a 25-foot pillar botweon thorn?       ID
Things That Matter
^Practical Utility"
JL.Jk.KJ V»    O JL AAA.O »
Wit «(f. t <>ri« lliimlfi'd IMIir* Hi-w«M for »ny
fi*i nl lalufrti itut raniw/t l»t ouri"! by flail's
C.tB.rii ("inc.
I*. J. CIIKNT.V ft CO., TnWo. O.
Wc. tlm tnAfttlfwit. h».» kmvwi. F*. JT,
ftictifj fur I In- la«t IB- .'<■«••», «->,| Mlrvr tilli)
|*f.H-llr lii-nr.riil.lt. |« ill t-iulnt-M trtnMiitxnt
«ni| fifut-riiOlr tide to -»it)- «at »ay uhllf«ik,iu
in.iifc hy hit "fn
.vvr. hank or couuKitrr,
ToMo, Ohio.
Trill'* i".i*,i-' r..n- ii tam iniifijiiv, ..'.-u
-HriTtlr «ii»'hi Hi* \,V*A «hd Kiiirnn *arf*i-*1 «'I
tb* .J«lnn.    TollmnnUl- ««r,«  fiw.    ftttt ti
rrnft i>*r Mil*.  idiU ty »ll UmnfUii.
T»l# H»U> I'mllf t'itiii iii. .in.M5j4i.ui_-
Ily Xormnn Tlptaft
(Mr.   Tlplnrt   thinks   tho   world's
ilronmoi'H   nro   tlio   roally   practlrnl
,"i'i'u.*ll.'(il Ullllly" Ih - a bloiiwml
pliaBCr—It'B iiIho ono very much to tho
foro of late—nv<>n tho Killtor usos It
occnsioiinlly; lio Hiild ono of my article wasn't cnpiihlc of rtny—Imt that's
anothor story. Yet it and words nnd
(ihrnsoB of a similar rliiirnutor, such
as "offlcloncy," "praotlc-nl politics,"
"rointuoiMiotiBn rollglon," "matter of
f.-ct"—nll ilonotlng tilings tlmt can he
(nei. n and linndleil on.l folt—aro litilng
, lltl'U ll|l (uu'tt)  u» iii*i tyij_|iuil-Uiu ko*-
jpd of (}w (wcntlotb century.     Wo
hbve no r<vom for dream* ur..! v!?(ona,
wo are practical men.    Mon who aro
far moro concerned with tlto price of
ji_.it on Hum ivnil i«-iu.rn). ikk*ii>. Uiicon
i you fsi.0, Ib a practical thing—most ot
]m «*ut It—with pgg_, which also aro
j practical things —• overy inornlng nt
j lircnkfaat.    Poolry, on tho othor hand,
jihti'i parctlfftl—wo think not, anyhow
■—If* nil ,-ihmit tovf* unit f)ir <.*,-.ri sm!
romnnro and dreams nml
'•"hfvnlrj' nml   <i<\\tt<   n   lot
jthlncs  ivhlch, however U*autiful and
jilenlrnl-lc th«y havo liM-n In & moro
lielitircil 8RC, lif-Vf. no cash v:.liif>.
j   Far b* It from Tn*» to stiffgfst that
,tl,-f    prulUa)    ihitigM    uhouM    cot
bo thought much of, should not, In
fuel, bo modo tho tost of success or
fnlluro, J hnvo spout qulto n lot of
tlmo In trying to got pooplo to soo
thlnjjH that nro just, undor tholr nouos.
It Is' Imlood much mom nocossiiry that
tho mnn In tho street ho concerned
with thc price of food and how ho and
his follows may get enough of Jt, than
that ho study thn dead Indgungos or
tho sclonco of ro.npnri.tlvA religion
or ho nhlo to fell exactly what heaven
Is .lire. Tho only thing in that (here
Is a tendency on tho part of those good
r  i-i' f       ' i -
'nUmM tho other .clltiv v/iijjjil Jlifj*
cui. see and do thcniM'lvrs.
You know whnt n. Unmc it, don't
you? Ho's n man who doesn't bollovo
tho flnmo tin you hcllcvo yoursolf—>nnd
«. .1'. i.i, VIJ  ii ,
Salt It is when a t-iiRKCRtlon Is put
forward which Is a lilt beyond th*
miiro of tho orellnsry mnn; ho tell*
you that "It is not a matter of prac-
tleal utility." or "It Ib n splendid Idcn,
hut fmpiMnlhM" f)fS\i jnet as lw 1«
famo nnd 1 Baying bow impossible it fs «nd prov-
ot  other | Inff frnpoflifhlfffj- f0 ten ylaeun at ikd-
mulit, somebody count along and do««
IL Thi-n Uiftptafiuiii n-ssnpauw^ofl
to tho ni-xt subject,
8om« yJ.ur* «go the pcopio wfto snj.-
Ui-md kai votiM   Ik)   munlclnallMd I John Hull.
sible ■ said • the "practical ;"peopleAfor" a
tion"^-Pm "liot sure ='w?h,ether •" theyj- ^id
not'arag'in'phrases l^keA'tKeaib'e^ty'ot■
the .subject" and .thle'I.'/diVm^right'of
kings" as^yeil.'. ?' Anyhow.^hey^used' a
lot bf ^various' sorts, and tney'^provVd
beyond'I'a'Tstiadow;, of [.a. 'd'oubtSthat^it*
couldn't bVdbne. 7 ThVn{som'e?!dr'eam--
ers-in-'ilirmingham-did itA.'A-i^"-!"^""^-
:„It .was";the' sameAwih:>-water,t*'\i.Ith
trams, ?with" electric^iglif-^witii■'every,
service that h'a's\been.n.u__icipalized?A
'*, If you' wijl loo'k'ba'c_;''over*;hist6fyA
pardon^my. suggesting.th'ab you should,
exert" yourself iso^muchiVbut'lf you
will wake, up,' it's-worth the. trouble-7
you,wfirfind that every; notable'inven-'
tid'n," eyery^great discovery,'-every big
advance, political, economic; religious,
or'anything else,','has 'always* been
heralded,,by a. big; crowd of "practical"
people^ telling everybody it could riot
be done—that it was not an Idea "cap?
able of practical utility."/   ; - ' J,r"".v,'
' nvhat I'm.trying to drive hpme'is
that even >we^we who are the lieople
—may not know, everythlng-^-not even
the youngest of us. It may,be that
the dreamers,' the idealists,5are really,
as practical'! aa we are, perhaps even
more practical, since th6y can see far^
ther,'*,     ' .,r7" , '" ■
, Some years atrb in America lived one
John Brown. Atthat time good, pious
Christian, America—free," independent
America—"believed in the moral rectitude" of the slave traffic'. 7 God made
the black man to serve vthe white—trie
Bible said.so, and its'authority was
final.  A    . i   ' y.   A
John Borwn got it into his head that:
it'was wrong.'., He thought no'.nan
ought' to.liold'the life of another in his
hand—and he said so:1-' Of course? he
wasn't, a practical man. and people lau-.
ghed'at him.-  "They proved him wrong
by;nine huridred and forty-nine different methods,, more or less. 7      :*
. John -Brown wasn't satisfied?     He
persuaded -nineteen '*other folks  that
the slave'traffic was,bad, and to show'
how absolutely incapable he* was of
"practical utility;"' he marshalled his"
few followers* and made a' raid on the
slave' state of .Virginia.      Of' qourse
it   was '"absurd, * idiotic, impractical;',
and the little band was quickly overpowered,'and its leader condemned to-
be 'shot. y-And'one morning tliey\le_t
the dreamer'tout, to .die' and-lie never
saw'"'a'solitary? slave set free.- ' .You
see there, was'no practical utility, in
his idea.-,. Wasn't there. -  Eighteen
months after the death of John Brown
an.army of half-a-mlllion'men, moved'
on-Virginia,', and--"this" was their, battle-
song:' --yy'7     •   '.   ■ y-y'yS
"John "Brown's body lies a-mouldering.
7     •' lh'; the", ground,   -       - * ■- r   ■<* *
,*    •" in' 'the."grb"und,     „       " v[
;-"But his {soul, goes marching on!,;' ■
, * The dreamer tiiCdirt died in vain^and
ere the practical" men had finished debating1 the "point slavery was swept
away.    ;   7-;,'A;.' ?   ; - .
.Via not saying-John. Brown's part
iri the ' business "waB a pleasant ono
or appealing to the ordinary man to go
and get shot—ordinary men don't—but
I.am trying to show that the things
which look so improbable one day are
tho,commonplaces of.the next. Wo
don't defend slavery, to-day—we admit
lt was bad. ,, We don't say tramways
can't bo municipalised today—we see
that they are. "rWo'.all'laugh at the,,
Ignorance of "lho'1 people, who, a few
years ago, thought otherwise, while
wo pride ourselves on our superior
mornllty and our, more capable practical utility,' ,    T1 '     .  ,
But whnt will .the twehty-firat century say about people .who let dilldron
Kp hungry whon thoro- was an abundance of food ln tho land? What will
thoy say of those who woro quite will-
lng to pay millions a yonr to mon who
had nover seen a coal pit, and yet
denied a living wago, to tho men who
got-tho coal?   ;
What of tho Intelligence that handed
ovor to womon tho wholo training of
onch Individual child In Its earliest nnd
most ImpresHlonnblo years, and :thon
donlod tholr collective' capacity tho opportunity of legislating for them; that
admitted tlint ono woman was competent to manage ono liouso, but donlod
-hapten million could bo of nny uso
In loglslatlng for tho nation's ton million homes collectively?
Whnt of tho brains thnt think It
absurd to orgnnliio to food, clothe and
shelter on a national scalo, nnd yet
forvontly bollevo thnt only onranlzn-
tlon on a national scalo of tho army
ntld nnvy In order to murdor could pas-
slbly bo efficient? ■
I nfNrm unhesitatingly thai, poverty
Is mmccosimry. Thnt wo noort not
hnvo n hungry, bndly clothed, improperly housed innri. womnn or child In
this eowiliy. That wo nood not hnvo
nn overworked mnn. womnn or child
In this country, Thnt wo cnn stamp
out consumption;, Thnt wo need not
kill one-tenth of th* minors nt present killed yearly, Thnt wo need not
work hair nB-hnrd ns wo do nnd yot
nrodtirn wii Mi  wiW1'    TV ll i' f... u  ....
- •-.». LLP* *,***
llfo In spent In worrylnp; <wer 1hlT.p
thnt mlRht bo nvoldod nnd thnt tho
other hnlf is consequently bndly dam*
at.*.. Thnt wo are not ns yet, despite
our boasted civilisation, hnlf clvlllxed.
It Is noT. up to nnv man nt c^ai-Htm.
.ronimon.^ii*o ftnd a practical brain tf>
prove thnt all these things nro Impoi-
sible. It's .|iilte<>flsy to do fit. "Ha-
mnn nature being what it Is—It can't
be done." "mnn Is too selfish.- etc.,
#tc. I make tho practical folks a pre-
»eiu of il.ime objections to begin with
—tliere are bout* of others. -
Ami while tl»>y are proving thnt t
am i-rong-j. they're not mighty fi-iick
—the.il lim io t'itet ©nt tn mske
room for the new order with tho vart-
ous    (mpOMiblllties  accomplished.—
*..*.   , „   'IlEGUI/AIMONSs.'    7.   -*":'7?',.
COAL _ninihg(risl-ts'-"o£;'the*;boTnin-
ion.Jn Manitoba, Saskatchewan and*
'Alberta, the Yu_con'.,T,erritory, the'No'rth
"West Territories? and "in.a portion'.of
the Province of.'Brltlsh.Columbia.-may
be leased, foi;" a.'iterm'o o'f ■ twenty-one1
years at .an annual^rental of. ?1 an acre.-
Not more than.2,380.acres,wU.be.leased
to one applicant.--'--"^,.'- .;-, ». (- ,
-.'Application lor "a lease must, fie: made
'by the applicant -in' "person <-_o^ the.
Agent or Sub-Agenf.of the. district'in
which the rights applietf-forare situated. .- " ,- '-.-'",■-, ••'-,_,'..-V-"- v, ' ,-.- ,C
. In surveyed-territory the land must'be
'described by sections.^or legal-sub-divisions of sections,-Sard-,in-.unsurveyed
territory'the* tract, applied.,for shall, be
staked.out-by the applicant, himself. .•
, . Each aplication must be accompanied
by a fee of. $5 which will be refunded if
the rights applied,for, are.not available/
but not otherwise.'.' A royalty .shall be
'paid, on. the merchantable-output* of the
"mine at the rate of five'cents per ton.
- The-person operating tho mine shall-
furnish the Agent -with ,'sworn * returns
accounting for the fulliquantlty of )roer-
chanlable' coal .mined.an dpay the>roy-
alty thereon, ---.- If., the.' coal' mining
rights are not being operated; such
roturns should be furnished' at -least
once a year; •" .*.,..,
., Tho lease will Include the coal mislng
rights only; but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available,
surface rights may. be - cpnsidered he-
cessary for , tho -working of.the mine
at the rate of $10.00-an- acre.    *        ,-
For    full    information     application
should bo made to the Secretary of the
Department ot the Interior, Ottawa, or'
to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.     - . • .. ■ -, . ,
. \      W. "W. Cory.-       ' :-,
- Deputy Minister or the'*Interlo_\
N.B—Unauthorized nubllcatlon of this
advertisement,, will, not be paid for.--.
-,, j.— .?--,-f -
-fr *A
-   '*- ;
-SEALED TENRBnS addressed to .the
undersigned,-'land endorsed ".Tender-for
"Wharf nt Boswell. B. C,." will be.recelv.-
ed at,this office until 4 p.m., on Tuesday, July'2,. 1912. lor the construction
of a Pile Bant .Wharf, at Boswoll, Division of Nelson, Kootenay District,. B.C.
v vPlans, specification and form of',con-
tract can be'seen and forms, of tender
obtained at this Department and at the
offices-of ,G. A. Keefer, Esq., District
Engineer, New, Westminster, B.C., and
otc application- to the > Postmaster ■ at
Victoria,. B.C. . • ?," ""
, Persons tendering'-, are notified that'
tenders will not .be" considered, unless
made on the printed forms supplied and
signed , with their actual" signatures,
stating their .occupations and placos of
residence.,:" I In tlie case of firms, the
nctual signature,'the.nature of-the .occupation, and place of residence of each
member of the firm must be given.''
' Each tender must be accompanied bv
an. accepted cheque, on a' chartered
bank, payable to the 'order of the Honourable the Minister of Public Works,
equal to-ten-per, cent (10 p.c.)-of the
amount, of the tender, which-will be
forfeited if the .person', tendering de-.
cllne to enter Into 'a contract when
called ,upon to do so,, or fall >to complete the work contracted for. If tho
tender-be not accepted the cheque will
be returned.-   -.- t *•"-.   -
This Department does not bind Itself
to accept, the lowest or any tender. ■
.    -.     Bv order.    "      .
,     '•■',.  n. C. DESROCHERS.
-       - - ■    >    Secretary.
Department,of Public Works.'   .,."■*■  .
■     Ottawa, May 30, 1912.      '  -
Newspapers  will   not  be .paid   for
this  ad\-ertlsement  if  they  insert-    It
without.authorlty'from the Department
_   ,43-3t
SEALED TENRERS addressed-to the
undersigned, and,endorsed "Tender for-
Wharf at'Needles,>.B. C." will bereceiv--
ed at'this office until 4 p.m., on'Thursday, July 4, 1912, for tho .construction
of a Pile Bent Wharf at Needles,* Division of, Arrow Lake, Dlstrlot of Kootenay, B. C. '- ; ■ .
-• iy_.ns, specification and"form,of con-,
tract can be seen and, forms, of-tender
obtained at this Department and at tho
of'Jt-fes of C. C, Worsfold, Esi... District
Engineer, New Westminster,.B, C, and
on- application* to the -Postmaster - at
Needles, B.C., and Victoria,. B,C,   .
Persons tendering aro notified tliat
tendors will not be considered* unless
made on tho printed forms supplied and
signed with their, >actual signatures,
stating their occupations and-placos of
rosldonce. In the caso of. firms, tho
actual,signature, tho nature of tho occupation, and placo of residence of each
nu-mber of tho firm must b-s glvon.-
- Each tender must bo accompanied bv
an' accepted cheque on a -ohartered
bank, payable to tho order of'tho Honourable.tlio Mlnlstor of Public Works,
equal to ton per cont (10 p.c) of tlm
amount of the tonder, whloh will be
fprfoltod ir tho person tendering do-
cllno to enter Into, a contract when
cnlled upon to do\ so, or fall'to rom-
ploto tho work-contractod'for. , If tho
tender bQ not accepted tho cheque will
bo returned.,
Tho Department'doos not bind ItHelf
to accopt tho lowoHt or, any tender.
,   - By ordor,   - ,
;. it. c, pi-snoc-irans. ,
Department of Public -Workflf0Cr0tar>r'-
'■ Ottawa, June 5, 1»».
Newspapers will not be paid for
this advortlnomont If they Insert It
wl_,y,„'VJ.t authority from tho Dopartmont
—22853. 4j„2t
Livery, Feed
and Sale Stables
First class Horset for Sals.
Buys Horses on Commlslon
Goorgo Barton    Phono 78 |
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Xtfiy' Goods. Bobts.yShoes^
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Men's: Furnishings":
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X, ^Groceries^FraitsVaiidr-' '■£>
a.   A*- -'^•Provision's;.*'a'".'A- .A-
BelleviieU iuta;:
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; \WeJiave just opened our large spring.ship-- „,
'X ,, .^ merit?of of these'famous shoes and; havo thei
. '   '.best range, of \$4.50,, $5, and $C."sho'es ever.
" * , 'shown in Hosmer.   'See,tlie new styles dis-'?
,    played.this week in" south window.     . .  :A
y v'A.? ,.NIUS i'A'^JSONV:-^
Hosmer '"■'    ,,:-
B. C.
Hillcrest, Alia,
;Ciean and Comfortable
a 7 Tasty Meals /
, '-A    ■'  A- -    * ; -_ '.;-r -,.■  ^*      ' A *■' ' :'•' .';
Ghoice Wines, Liquors and Gigars
: Xy  H.J.'! CUNNINGHAM,-Propfietoiry.7.  A.
"' -.■."*, yWe carry a'fullline of-Ay-;,;./    ,v ,,-,;;
RedFeather& Tartan Canned Goods
Priceis ^ight
A Satisfaction guaranteed or money back ,
Phone 103       r:        Frank, Alta.
,     ' «       , _ ,     f        <■ *   *<v
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Special Sale of Flatware
Bone-handldd Tea or Dinner Knives, ut* f 1,25 per half doz.<
1835 Wallace Bros. Tea or .Dinner knives, $2.00 per half doz..
Ji Doz, only Dinner' Knives, best plate, $1.75 \
.4 Doz, only Toronto Silver -Plate Tea Knives, $8.25.
1847 Rogers' BroB. Dinner Knives, $2.00 per half doz. '
Rogers'^Best Plated-Table Spoons at 45c..each.  ,,•, i( .,
Wm. RogerB and Son Tablo Spoons $1.75 per half doz,'
1847 Rogers' Bros. Table, Spoons, $2.76 per hulf jjoz,
1847 Rogers' Bros". Dessert,Spoons $2,50 per. half doz.    , - ''
Tea and Dinner .Forks, beBt plate, $1.75 per half-dot.*  -*
Wm, RogerB' and Son Dinner Porks, $1.60 per half doz.
Wm.,Rogers'and Son Al Tea Forks, $1.75-per half doz.'
And Nothing but thb Best In Fresh
and   Smokod   Moats,    Prosh   and   .
Smoked Fish, Dairy Produce, Poultry
Etc. Etc., go to
8AM GRAHAM, Msnaoer
Hillcrest Co-Operative
Society, Limited
Groceries.  Dry Goods, and General Merchandise
: /' i\
We invito tho inspection of tho public
to oar stock which is absolutely fresh
and choice in evevv nnvti-cnlnr.
AVe have ono of the finest stores in
the Pass.
We are in every way suited to supply
the public with quality goods at living
prices.   Could,, you exj)ect more ? '"'■' 7'y-:\ A.y' 7 ..7. 7Av".■ ?A7" -A^A- SS AAA-A7: A7 A/ y-'-'" -: 7. AAA;
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..,,.,,      .     L     J  -   .;,,.?,
r '-''-'y Just "how' long mankind has inhabit--
7ed the earth is noYknbwriA-It is safe
•v. to .^assume, however, that it has been
■ -many thousands of years..'*. The most"
•. *" careful research into? the history'of the
'" human race-shows.- conclusively" that
- i man r was';, not .always -'.the -. wonderf ul
'creature■ asf'we know, him .today, .with
-'7^r. ;• his-higlily^deyeloped.faculties"and.his
- '-/^ina^vell'ous.comiriandoyer/the forcesof
nature.'', V It Is 'generally "conceded* that
;. .back in'remote antiquity faculties, and
■•In fact with'llttle-to distinguish him in
. habits and instinct-from-other animals
r-'that roamed ihe "'earth' at-that, tim«.'
.**'•  As tie emerged from,among:tlie lower
- "t'animalsyhe dldsc. by taking brv one
peculiar, characteristic'or habit, which
had proven the distinguishing mark separating him from all other animal
<    kind., • That is,: he-makes and uses
-tools with which to obtain his*; living.
,   All others rely solelyc'iipon* the means
"with which nature'has'supplied them—•
' teeth, claws, etc. AA"".  • *"'  ■
Man? then;'-' Is,. "a  tool-using animal.,
When he first raised himself above the
"" balance1 of animal.klriil, the tools with
. ; which, he made his living were of ne-
,., cesslty primitive and puny? ...Very like-
7'K. a sharp stone orTst{o__t'vbj\a_d'bf
•7 which he dug a. root" or, killed" some
' /weaker animator the purpose of satis-
■ fying his "appetite' was the most prlini?
<■ •;, .s> tlvo tool of ancient man. Haying adopt-',
f?" ,'.   * jed thia.primitive tool he "opened out
A'"before himself^ a 'career .that:.was des-
• "tliied to eventually make him'not'only
• ■master, of all "animal kind, but "master
* ..of the forces of nature'as well,   ,-\A?
■ This history of,, mankind could "be
4 written'in Industrial terms. : In .fact it.,
, y cannot be correctly .written', in any
y- other. .--.The history of the human;race.
'."; Is-a history of the growth and deve-
; ^ lopmenj. of the means and method
A whereby mankind feeds,* clothes .and
? shelters'itself.  '.'     7-   .    ' 'A
■ - Human society -and', its, Institutions
. '■■ are but'a reflex of this economic basis.
,/; Social Institutions, ethics,;morals and
■ - religions..bf any'glven-perlod are'only
such as are made, possible by the eco-
■', 'ho'mic development of, that time.
"*?«    ' As .the' tool grew -,' from;; primitive
• * /with each, successive step becoming
• * more powerful- and the method of its
'h -.operation more complex and far-reach,
•.-"ring, It logically follows that changes in
.'.social.institutions .must needs occur-
■ 7'"from* time "to time; in order J that" hu-'
Ly .-.'.man society,'might adapt itself?to""the
.   nomic development going on within It?
ll'A'  • That some.of these changes,would-be
"   ,'sudden and, violent goes without say-
ylng. - A'perlod of such sudden and.bft-
entiines -violent change la usuallytrom-
ed'a'revolutionary epoch. Human s'ocie
ty^ is, just now upon the verge of such"
an*- epoch,-, greater and' mbre% fa'r-reach-
irig in'it"3".cbnseq[uene'es'. toymanklnd
than-any,that have preceded it? It will
W"1 accompanied by less bf.?vlolence
and; leave; less of misery and: sorrow,,
In -Its- wake If every- man .bestirs .*hlm-
.self to, understand .the* nature of ...the
"change .that?has .been"made necessary,
by the; Industrial 'development-'ofthe
past: The-more' wide^spread'* the "knowledge" of the* impending change and the
necessity, for ll, theiess the shock incident'-to'it. '" y' v A 7 ' 7-7A''
-\y- ; • Man as a Savage ,, ', - .*,
?TMan, then, emerges fromrthe ranks
of .the lj_wer animals adapting himself
to the-use of tools with which'to make
his. living and .protect-himself against
other animals.. > The* family, the community,'the tribe,-the nation, government; religion, etc, are unknown quantities to him.,. ' His language is as yet
but the,chatter or speech of an animal;
his code of morals and ethics is that
of a beast.* In ptheV words, he is* a
savage,'very, low down in the scale of
being.- \ By*slow degrees he"develops
his meanB of Uvinig. * He learns how
to make' fire and obtain fish, for food.
He beglns'_to gather'°,in . communities
alongside of ocea,n stream or lake/
where fish may be obtained; The more
fixed,abode.and the learning of how
to;-store food for times of• scarcity,
lay's •'the foundation- of the* family,
which begins to form from out of the
former, promiscuous sex relations. This
Is 'still further hastened by ,the growth
of "the 'spear, stcme-axe and club into
the-bow and-arrow, thus adding'' tlie
product's of the chase to the food supply. "It-is needless to say, that this development must have!been.painfully
slow, probably covering many ...thou-
sands'pf years,y But it is beyohd-ques-
tion'that the.basis of. our boasted present day, industrial power was in" this
manner laid-by our savage ancestors
of remote* antiquity.   * *'■ "■  *.    .
.„ Man'as *a4 Barbarian _-
■' 'Emerging from- savagery, man entered upon his-career, as^abarabarian.
The art' of,making pottery,-was acquir-
ed.'The domestication of "animals, and
the cultivation'of cereals followed. He
.learned how tb ,make.?garments from
Dr. de Van's Female Pills
-'a reuaoift Frtnch regnaatorTnever faUirTheu
pills are exceedingly powerful tn regulatta? the
generative portion of the female system. Refuse
all cheap imitations. * Dr. de Tan's are sold at
Jtia box, or three for$10. - Mailed to any address.
Th« Scobell Drag Co., St. Catharines, Ont.
For, ,Sale-'At, BleaBdell'e 6riig7.8tore„
-textile fabrics;'*how tb-build of,;wood_
^and stone; how to,smelt'oresi.-ind;fas^
hion-Implements of Iron;and copper.
!The canoe of the*'savage was improved
upon by fldding;!thel,sail.":and^>udder?-
The Insignificant s"avage?5cbnimunity
grew into the powerful tribe, takingpn
inb're and'more the" character pt the^ria-,
tion. -; The family'continued.tV develop-
towards the monogamous form.-y;.*"?■'
yBut the' achievements" of ^ saVagery
"and" barbarism can" only/be.' hinted "at
iff this article? •, Suffice'ibtQ'saylth'at,
man's power to produce jwealth? during
these periods has been-greatly increas-,
,ed?' ■ His" wants had, no" doubt';'"*"iike-v
wise increased during the same period.
It 'remained for the closing'-'year'■".of
barbarism to.bring his power,bf wealth'
production up to the'point'wh-ere' hu-
man' slavery was possible.^"-- So' long"
as it required all of man's time,to provide himself with the necessaries of
life all motive to enslave him wduld.be
lacking. • When the power,of ■ production had passed that point to any appreciable extent, the- motive. to ' eri-"
slave their fellows would be "actedupon
by the stronger ones at ,th'e first opportunity. That opportunity came; at
last and" out of the tHbal wars'that
arose over possession of territory, as
tribe crowded upon- tribe, arose the
conqueror enslaving the conquer*d.
0   ,'A  "civilization., *     7*
' ' > - ^
, ■ Civilization  announced   Its  advent
upon-thestage of events by-the inauguration of slavery: . The slave work-,
ed for, the master. ...The product of
his labor belonged to the master. The
master saw that the slave had food
etc.- "sufficient to enable him to, work
on the morrow.,'If he. allowe'd his
slave to starve, he might be unable to
get another, unless;, at   considerable
cost.    '*•■""'        . "    '••     '     '
With slavery there came, the carrying out bf works of greater magnitude
than, formerly.y Under,the lash of' the
master the mighty. "achievements of
Egypt," Babylon, Greece,, Rome,, etc.',
were accomplished - tasks ; that .were
undoubtedly Impossible except through
enforced * labor. , Slowly and.' painful-,
ly, through some thousands of years
were the burdens of civilization .borne
upon the backs of "chattel slaves., The
.tools of wealth production,were by the
sameytoken 'growing- more .powerful,
making-the "labor of'the slave^more
prolific in wealth- production.* \ .This
continually? Increasing' power 'to produce .wealth eventually surfeited the
master class and .its,institutions,' until
the' civilization" of time,'' rotten to the.
core, went to, pieces; at-the touch of
the barbarians' of, a'.-mpre northera
clime; and |out-of the "".chaos of; its
ruins there.emefged a? slavery wearing
a different garb -.but.jn. "essence the
part of the time'"for the;'feudal lord
for nothing, being j allowed to work
the-balance of .the ■'.time for himself
upon land, set'aside for hls.own use.
He kept himself and his family by. this
latter labor!' The^ambiint of time-he
was^allotted to'wbrkifb'r himself .was
as a rule very nicely .adjusted-\o the'
actual requirements tb'-enable him" to
work for the.feudal,"lord the balance.
His predecessor, /the .chattel. slave,;
worked for his master but a'part'.of
the, time. ' But in as much' as neither
got more than the hare necessities of
existence, the difference between them
was one of appearance only. The very
essence of their servitude was the
same in either case.   *-: ,   *
• ■> For some hundredsbf years the feudal system of slavery held sway. The
tools of, wealth production were'continually being improved upon and the
power of production increased." Like
their predecessors,' the*'chattel slave
masters, the feudal lords became surfeited ' with 'wealth and their civilization became a nuisance in the,pathway of human progress. The wealth
the feudal slave could produce.in excess of his own keep could not,be
consumed by his master. It cried out
with ever-Increasing Insistence to be
disposed of. A new master class arose
out of the rank's of the slaves. ' Skilled
workers In the towns partially broke
loose from feudal rule. Master .workmen with their tools ever becoming
more powerful under their hands scented rich profits In' the production and
sale of. their .wares, If the restrictions
of 'feudal rule could be completely
broken. The feudal lords could not
withstand .the pressure of this 'econo-
nic power * developed within- feudal
society, and were' forced to give over
the sceptre of rule to the master workmen who* were speedily to develop1 into
factory lords.      •  • ■ "
, '     *        '     '   a   "-• .    , I
As the tfeudal system gave "way, a
vista opened up" before ** the*, feudal
workman "that had every appearance of
being that freedom" of which he had
long'dreamed. .But.it.proved to be. a
delusion:, - The individual workman in
the Individual,shop grew .into a collec-
t^on.'of "workmen iri a larger shop, and
the subdivision of labor. ";The worker no longer made aharticle entire. He
performed a" certain part of the work
only, and passed.it along, to a fellow
workman. The hand tool grew into a
machine and the-process of production became, more-complex and the
necessary equipment' more costly, it
became more and more impossible for
the individual worker to lift himself
from the rank' of, worker to that of
master. -\ Awakened from , his dream
of freedom he\found himself in the
grip of a veritable industriaf'monster,
that squeezed" the .last drop of blood
from his quivering body, even more
completely than did ever chattel slave^
master or feudal lord. Though he
appeared tb.be"free Inasmuch as he
he awakened tb the fact that he .was
compelled to surrender his life to his
industrial masters in exchange: for the
price of, that which the chattel slave
' - -i   --1 ,
fill l'U|>i|i»,"i' it«<"<"V. 1 *^ ' 1 I'"'**-m
softening ,waten
reKvingl pint
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drains' anal ffori
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kk k kk kkkk-kitk
got at" first hand,' and the feudal slave
was allowed to produce for himself,
and-that-was the-bare^necessarles of
existence? -'■■'.
-. After dreaming of freedom, to be
awakened to' the stern reality that
wage-labor? is but another name for
slave-labor is • a rude awakening, indeed.  ..',',''"    {.
The wage slave does precisely for
his master"what the chattel slave arid
feudal serf did for theirs. No one
would, be. impudent .enough to assert
that either of the latter were paid for
their work, Vet' In common parlance
the wage-worker gets paid for his.
The fact asserts, Itself with" ever increasing emphasis that chattel slave;
feudal serf and wage slave worked'for
practically the same thing—a bare existence and this has been rendered
ever more insecure and uncertain as
each of - these *, successive. stages of
civilization became "more highly developed.—Western Clarion. -    ■
- You ■ can't,; practice Socialism under
capitalism any more than you would be
able - to practice, capitalism after 'Socialism is" in'operation. -    ,.,
.      < . '^   " ORPINGTON'
.' Personally I think the breeding of
Orpingtons" has a wpnderM' fascination. When a breeder has succeeded
•in producing a really good specimen
with first class type, and of good color,
he can well-look on his work-with
justifiable pride',' We will take Ihe
buff. We feel* proud if we can get
a real good- one, and ^keep It good if
it's only for other people to look-'at.
From what I can gather very few
breeders differ in-what they consider
the ideal bird, and also the majority
of them have their eye on what's required. But very few have identically thc same ideas in mating their stock
to produce this perfect bird.
I think we all agree that the female
has the greater influence in reproducing type and unnoubtcaiy so.as regards size.    If only one could get typical males to mate with these deep-
bodied hens, all would be well/but such
birds are comii-initively scarce-at present.     Having been j'lriun.iro emiuqt)
to get the best of typo in both sexes,
one has-to face, the question of color.
My observations, carefully noted, are
tha'. throughout the family the light
otEiige, or lighter _.hadewbjiffs have -j
greater tendency to be more typical
than their ricw hued broth-*:'., and
sisters.     Of course, I grant there are
occasional exceptions', but if the breeding- is traced, one often finds a "cast
back" to light orange, blood in that particular bird. .   Now, this is* unfortunate".   rSay one is the lucky possessor
of a' really sound typical male of a
light* orange color, and'has some fe-'
males, large, typical of a' light lemon
shade of color, one would say "mace,
together and,hold all the belt youngsters of the season." ,   But, If  these
birds are mated together, the progeu/
will most probably show In a majority
bt cases a sign of white in some part;
In the worst cases, white in flights !in
the cockerels and' mealinesj on wing
tow in the pulictt, and "in aceftain
uurnber of the   youngsters, light-lacing  on the breast of the cockerels,
ai.d in those pul'e. i without iriei'ii.-. pS
u weakness in urder color." Type in
such- a mating has to; be sacrificed,
undone must'cal! in some 're-1' blood,
...    ,. ^
which means a greater amount* of pig-
rcih-.-Lut as 1 contend," a. tendency in
the "red" blood for deficiency of type.
We, thus'get'a battle going on—color
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Buff Orpington fancy will live for
years on account of the •litflc.nlty "in
producing ideal specimens.' and then
[trying to get,the best of those birds
to reproduce themselves, or even with*
in reasonable limits, to carry on their
Individual good qualities to their pro-'
geriy.'   '   "  A'        .,  A,
It -is this eluslveness ' In breeding
Buff Orpingtons that gives trouble,to
the older breeders,' but at, the same
time it gives the novice" the sporting
opportunity of coming" up on'top vith
a* happy "nick" of mating. ' . All the
breeders of Buffs have ,been novices
in their time, and what one-man can
do others can do equally ■ well. ,. So
novices,'take good heart and <try to
bring out good birds. The demand Is
a growing one for - Buff Orpingtons,
and although we have no exhibitions of
poultry at present, I, don't thin1, the
time will be long before, fanciers will
1-ave the "opportunity of seeing who has
the good birds and where to secura
their stock through the show pen.
There is probably more trashy stuff
sold in the baking powder line than tn
any other line. Most of It contains
large quantities of alum. To avoid
the iiso of this danegrous acid, see that
all ingredients aro plainly stated in
English on the package. The words'
"No Alum", on the package^ or in au
Ad. ls not sufficient.*
The^Chicago papers of May 31st announce that at tlie aviation meet at
Cicero on the 30th bf May, Jimmy
Ward, who is' to make two flights dally
at the Calgary Industrial Exhibition,
oi;nr- 28th to July1 ,*>th. paid an unexpected visit * to ,rhe'Grand Park at
about 5 p.m. In his ' Curtis machine
'.-Shcotlng Star.", He flew in ihfrty
miles from the amusement park where
he is exhibiting, and returned after a
half hour' rest., During the journey
he reached an' altitude of 8,500 feet.
He is giving"1 very successful flights
at Riverside Park, Chicago, and visitors to the'Calgary Industrial Exhibition may, look forward with-pleasure
to witnessing his flights during- the
Calgary Fair. „ -    '
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Get the fellow who works with you
into' the union. , "     *       !
Good Health
;,     .     VIM AND VITALITY '    ■
Are,assured-if you will cleanse-^your
stomach of'undigested food and foul,
gases j the excess bile from the liver
and the waste matter from the lntes- •
tines and bowels by the use of
--, FIG PILLS A, - '
the great fruit, kidney, liver, storiiach
and bowel remedy. .  .'  :. •"'"' j'.
At all dealers, 25 and 50" cents,'or
The Fig Pill Co., St.'. Th"cmas,; Ont.
Sold in Fernie _it McLean's Drug and
Book Store. A ' 'V
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on Vancouver Island
POUT ALBERNI Is the conter ot.nn Immense-tlrabor district pohhohs-
lng timber for a cut of a million feet a day for forty yearB.
PORT ALBBRNI la underlaid with,coal, and la tho nearest port to tho
Panama Canal poBso"9(ilnff good swam conl.; •
TORT ALBHRNI Ib thlrty-Blx miles from the opon sea and Ib situated
on a natural and safo waterway on tho logical trado routo from
the Panama Canal, Auetralla, Now Zealand and tho Orient.
PORT ALBERNI has a harbor on« and a half miles wide ranging from
',.. .60 to 300 feet doep, possessing natural dockage and wharfage taoll-
itioi unBurpassod on -tho Pacific Coast
PORT ALBERNI has practically a froihwater harbor. Ships coming
Into Port Alberni will clear themselves'of barnaclca without having to navigate a difficult and dangerous channel,
Why the Railroads
Build to Port Alberni
BECAUSE of the Timber wealth of tbe district which has already led
totho erection of one large sawmill nnd tbe selection of sites, for
BECAUSE of the large valley of which Pot! Alberni Is the outlet Ono
„ of the largest and most fertile on Vancouver Island.
BECAUSE of the undeveloped deop sea fisheries of tbo West Coast of
which Port Alberni Is tho center. .     „      '
BECAUSE tbo mineral resources ot tbe district, comprising Copper,
Gold, Coal, Marble, Iron and other minerals are unlimited.
BECAUSE of tbe magnificent harbor on which,tha town stsnds-one of
the finest on the Facifio seaboard, suitable for the largest sbipt
afloat   "Th* Liverpool of tbe Pacific."
BECAUSE Fort Alberni Is the nearest railway port In Canada to Australia, New Zealand, and tho Panama Canal, and is tbo nearest
coal port Id tbe North Pacific to tbe Panama Canal.
BECAUSE from eight to twenty hours can be saved on tho present mull
■ tlmo to the Orient by tbe Port Alberni route, via Vancouver or via
Fort George,
BECAUSE Port Alberni Is tbe center of a district rich In game, deer,
h_mr m.r. Write. fl«hf*.r, tnrhirllnr trnot Rtiit ndlmon .rfllllnr. BtlmrtT.
up to 16 lbs, Ib weight era caught during the season.
through which the trade of the Pacific coast will flow to and from
tbo mainland and tbe Prairies.
Port Alberni has made good in every di-
rection and no one denies her future
greatness as an important shipping centre for the Panama Canal
Glorious Olimato,! Unrivalled Scenery, Hunting, Fishing (Deop Sea, Stream and Lake),
y    - .
Opportunities for Everyone, for YOU
Building, Street Grading, Sewerage Work, Logging, Sawmilllng, Teaming, Railway
Com .motion, Bush' Clearing, and many othor worki are proceeding, The first passenger
train reaohed the town on Deceber 20th lost, and since thon the population hai doubled.
Think of It I   Within Six Months
Tha population hu Doubled.    Real Eitate Values are advancing steadily, and opening
prices are a  Thing of the Post-
If You Intend tb Invest There, Do it Now
88 ft Lots by 183 ft., $800, $460.   Terns: $15 down; $15 monthly. 7 p.o, Interest.
SPECIAL HOTIOK-Teras and Pricee on all $800 and $450 lots will ba advanced after
lit July.   Reserve ytxnf at once.
Has Today
BANKS—Tho Bank of Montrcsl and tlio Boynl Ilnnk of Cftnatla have
oponoil lirnnchoH and tho bank of Toronto nnd Dominion Ilnnk havo
acquired Hltcs hero, 	
CHURCHES—Tho Episcopal church lu built, and tho MethodlBt church
19 bulldliiB In Port Alberni. Tho lTosbytorlun and Roman Catholic chiirclieu linvo nlso boon granted slton by tlio Alberni Land
Company.    Tho Church of England Is located at Alberni.
SCHOOLS—Port Alberni han a now Elementary school and will probably bo tho silo of a High School for the West coast ot Vancouver Island. A uecond school la situated In Albcrul and two moro
7 hcIiooIb aro conveniently placed for farmer.) and settlers in tho'
SAW MILLS—The Canadian Pacific Lumber'Company has spent 1100,-
000.00 In the erection of a largo modorn imwmll! In Port Alberni.
Thoro Is u second small mill, nnd soveral other companies havo
secured sites.
NEWSPAPERS-Tho Port Alberni News Is published semi-weekly in
Port Albornl, Victoria and Vancouver dully papors can bo had on
tho day of publication, Tho Albornl Advocato Ih published weekly
in Alberni.
STORES AND IIOTELS-Thoro aro two icoori hotols In Port Alberni
nnd many stores, Including Kenernl stores, hardware stores, butchers, drURRlst, boot stores, man's outfitters, tailors, buhoty, laundry,
restaurants, cluar stores, billiard nnd pool rooms, barber, theatre,
otc, otc,
OPPORTUNITIES FOR THB FAIUIKR—The soil In the Alberni Valley
is especlslly milted for fruit and mixed farming. Penches and
drapes nre grown nnd ripened in tho open, splendid crops of roots
can be raised, Chlckons, hogs, cattle und sheep are very profitable to raise,
THK FISHERMAN—Tho doep sea fisheries or the Wost coast, comprising Cod, Halibut, Horrlns; nnd Salmon, will provide a living for
thousands of fishermen, while the salmon snd trout In the streams
and lakes ensure good sport.
INDUSTRIES—Cheap sites can be had from the Railway company, and
the development of the water resources of the district (estimated
at over 10(3,000 b.p.) will provide ample cheap power.
THE STOREKEEPER and business man. The growth of tho district
carries with It the opening for stores of all descriptions by creating
a large loeal market.    People are flocknlg in now.
THW I.OOOF.R—.Th* it»v»tnftnt»int tit thm lmwi»niuf Hmh«r rt>*rmrt<rnt t\t
the district li giving employment to large numbers of loggers and
UchtHimn ill (■..« >e*r rouu-J,
THE TOURIST—The sctnlc beauties of Vancouver Island can be most
easily reached from Alberni which Is also tbe gateway to tha new
Provincial Park at Buttle's Uke—The Yellowstone of Canada.
$300 and $450
The Union Land Company, Limited,
$300 and $450
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Pellat. Avenue,. Fernie, B.. 0. Subscription. $1.00
per year in* advance. An excellent advertising
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It is needles's'""to~point "out.whd foots'th&bill-f or .the-'
interest, and it' is "also:,another pleasant-fact;, that'
it is not the party who?has 'this'privilegeJhatis,
loudest in his praise" for the continuance" o| the
system which 7ehableV*a minority. ttpv:thrive'* on" the
three cardinal principles-of capitalism-i-Eent}In:
•terest and Prof it. yDd you not' see* how itrfs"that
the education of the farmer is. proceeding-'so'rapidly 1y "_ .^ --sXy'X '.ySySryyy •'"';'
The Alberta, Federation of "Labor.* the" result-of-
this' convention, certainly starts off Avitii a combination .which bodes well'for the .progress of the
people of Alberta, and the workers in the'East will
soon1 realize that we do thing's somewhat differently
in the West, and we are ''getting,together'"' on the
job.. ■•   „*     A.   , -yy1. V''   •   "■•"   . .  ■ ■    A"
IT is a favorite piece of advice of Westerners that
v they do things somewhat differently to'what
prevails "back East," .and it would seem that'the
farmers of Canada ■ could' be classified under two
headings—the ancient and modern. It is unnecessary to point out tliat thoso falling under the
heading of modern are the men of the west, who
certainly do go about things in a far more up-,to-
date and progressive way than those "back _3ast,"
or what we may term the ancient order of agricultural workers. Thc well-worn cognomen of "hayseed" has been applied to the farmers of. many
parts of those who look with complacence "on ..the
farmers who visit the cities to part so pleasantly
with the fruit of their toil. - But,the winds o.f the
western prairie country seem to have blown thc
cobwebs from the brains of the farmers and they
1 are doing some thinking on' their own account.
In the City of Lethbridge this weeic the Convention of the United Farmers of Alberta was held
„ at which were representatives of -various .bodies
of•• organized labor. , The capitalist press with a
peculiar reticence comment very little on this lrieet-
ing, and the significance of the utterances made by
these farmers.    ,lt was not a surprise, of course',
* that the opinions of the miners should be of a Socialistic tendency, but tliat those '/upon whom the
prosperity of this- glorious country of ours depends "should also prove to be inoculated with the
same germs-must have occasioned some consternation to those who had an idea the great question of
reciprocity was "what -concerned the' farmers far
more than "anything else. The "capitalist press of
the prairie provinces, labelled., as ■ Liberal, liks
been 0ebhtini.ally endeavoring to - expose to the
farmers the-great robbery that has been perpetrat-
„'ecf upon them by .the. failure of the country to endorse the Reciprocity pact.with the United States.
They had^becn extraordinarily silent about the _iys-
y.  .   ,-A— .,..,-—   *       A
rod/And.gun tax
'inHE day "of'.heroes has not passed, and in the
,fr., City of London, England, in thc offices . of
Mv Isaacsi and/Son Ltd., is a band of heroes such as
capitalism can produce. In the cause of their em^.
ployers they were not behind and the glory o'f .their
masters shines round about them as they eke out
their existence in cheap,lodging and eating houses,
content that .they have not lost their jobs and hoping that promotion may yet be their lot as a reward
for the day of their noble service.    '   " *       „y
Let us give the newspaper report of this notable
event, which is served up in the form of an interview with a.member of the firm who is a brother
of. the Attorney General of. Great Britain.   ■ -
_-A'If we employers have got to go .under, we
-might-as well do.it standing up. . ...   I looked-
round to'see what could be done, and done quickly, too, because the,cargo had been there nearly
a week.   I sounded my clerks, and they volunteered readily to^do the work with the aid . of
some of the ship V erewj" andfl I thought it only,
-  right that" I should go "andn'elp them." .
The heroic clerks under "capitalism fall under the
category of those whoni - the organized -workers
stigmatize as "scabs," but, the capitalist press
parades this incident as a splendid instance of loyalty to those who are wont to consider themselves** as
tlie "only class in society that really matters.
• To those who are unfamiliar, with the position
of the clerical workers in Great ^Britain there is an
inclination of bitterness.in7 the-thought that .they
are such easy victim's of? their employers,. How-
evei>it-must be borne'in.mihd that they are but the
products of a system, which degrades men in their
struggle with one another for existence. They, are
also without organization to1 protect-those*'among
them who' may have sufficient manhood tb voice
their opinions or-take their-stand, amongst the re-**
volutionary working class.7°- , ■■ A"      **'■■■  -"-'
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It is also a peculiar fact "that these workers arc
tem which exploits all those who do'the useful work
of society, and have" spent very litle time in defining the true status of the farmer in this benefic.nt
scheme of things. • Then thefarmers.come to their
convention and' demonstrate to these* would-be
educators of/opiiiion that they have a good insight
into the law of surplus value., Tt has been stated
by those who have studied the question that thc
power of thc newspaper on tlie opinions of the
people-is rapidly declining, and the reason is not
far to seek when we see that they fear to publish
thc truth.., Seeing that they can no longer rely on
the press whicli pretends to enter,- specifically to
them the farmers have been reading on their own
account and forming their own opinions. ■ Knowledge is power, and llio farmers nre certainly realizing this. Whnt of the workers on the industrial
field? '
Wlien the. farmers begin to nsk the reason why the
smooth tongucd political orators are .going to have
n gay time. They can't fool nil thc formers all
of .the timo, and .the remarks of one of tho delegates at this convention is an indicntion of the
modem fnriner's viewpoint on politics. "Tn re-
gard to political action, ho didn't'know why farmers living in tho open air shouldn't have brains
equal to the bost on earth; nil ho lacks is training,
nnd ihnrc arc farmers who could', metaphorically
speaking, wipe the floor "with the members of the
legislature. lie hnd seen men at Edmonton little
better thnn blocks nf wood. Tlio people nro supposed io lm sovereign, but they nre told they do im.
know what they wnnt." Tho-politienl heroes of
the l-ibenil hn-ly of Alberta evidently do not
stand on n vory .tenure prdcslnl so fnv ns Ihe fnrm-
<!i'H nro concerned, and thoir iiRofulnoKS nt.Edmonton is seemingly on n pnr with, our own glorious
€otiNci'vnlive representntion in Vietorin.
Crossing lho pmirio tlio traveller who hns boon
surfeited with lho slorioH nf Hio wonderful prosperity of llio farmers of Western Cnnndn looks in
vain from Ihe mil mix I for tlio niyriml liomos of tln>
hnppy fiirinpi'H he hns hennAsn nnieh nbout. J Ind
ho dropped into this convention of those who know
wlmt ihpy lire tip ngninst in the struggle for exis-
teiieo on ihn prnirie ho might hnvo received a shock
ut, hcnriiig (hut thore wore ho mnny who on soenr.
ing llmir pittcnl rights to n homoxtond hnd lo im mediately niisi! ii mortgage on it to endeavor ro make
n living hy cultivating this IfiO   acre   gift   [>. ,n
lllOtll'htflll   wivWinwi. "\\rr> fifif lip   *«.'■: V..'j. .1   vf
only Kuowinn** im. ..Wlp r,f llu* j'ocl.nA, .mil iv_._3.*»l
Ihif. may be somewhat truo slill.we may retort that
the publicity agent', tnltc good tare that the exceptional .-anon are well exploited without our mnk»
inir nnv n.tctnnt to cnlnrfn nn tlm™      ti.„ ,■',,-}„ ,,.,
present i* tho one that our "boosters" tnko pro.
cious good care that tho publicity is miffieiently
scant lo prevent too much enquiry on tlio pnrt of
prospective farmer.., Thnt Ibis question of raising mortgages is by no inrnns no nehlom resorted
to we would lake tliis opportunity of pointing out
thai « eeri.im western cjfy, in detailing the opp..r-
luniUcK awaiting invt'stors in that pnrtienlnir locnli-
ty, pointed out tlie fact that loans were easily ne-
golintcd al good rate* of intfrost on farm property.
rank and file of organized labor-by reason of-their
being in-closer touch -with* the master class.' " With
the fatal lure of "prospects'i-the-master class have
been able to keep them from organizing in .their
own , interests, and the'struggle amongst'.those
whom we may term the] "educated proletariat"'is
the most bitter irony 'of the benefits of education
under' present day conditions'. ,
. To those who understand the force-of economic
environment it is.easily understood,why "they volunteered readily" to striko at.'thc food and shelter
of those who hnd gono on strike to make their lot
more pleasant under present conditions.. ^ The employers coufd not stand by and see "goods rotting,"
but the bodies'and souls of the workers might rot
if the clerks would *be loyal to their masters in
keeping them in that sphere of life in which it had
plenscd God to call them; . '
What a pitiable spectacle is tho capitalist hero
and in what light does he stand in' the minds of
those whom he has helped to foil in their attempt to
Rccure the rights of "men nnd women by, demanding n living wage.
RUSHING away lognl cobwebs with tho sturdy
common sense which frequently* marks British-decisions, tho mombora.!of tho Judicial Committee of tho Privy Council hnvo disposed onco and
for all of tho pernicious contention that non-resident families of lho victims of ncei'dcnts in British
Columbia eould nol claim compensation.
In tliis ense is synonymous with justice. The
wifo in Scotland or Qermnny, in Novn\Scotia or
France, sufferi. just ns much loss when her bread-
winner is killed n« the wife in Britinh Columbia
who has hnd ill, least the poor consolation of looking
it lnKt/1imc on the form stilled by donlh.
Nny more, for slin foils to receive the aid nnd
comfort, of friends nnd neighbors whoso immediate
mill possibly persoiinl knowledge nf Hie accident
tins evnkod I heir warmest sympathies.
But lho rleciftion .secures justice not only for thc
widows niwl orphans, but nlso those workers who
have mndo British Columbia their homo.
'Workmen's compensation is no small tax, tin-
fortunately, on mnny industries, n lax, howovor,
which wo contend thoy ought to boar just as thoy
••   " *,      0t.> »wi  iitc __i:>--f|<---i..' .i-iM UIIK.r JONtit.Mi
If, Ihcjj )._)• uanih/ttttf .ii<w.Midi !iav_i,iut't their
wives nud families in other parts of the world, employers could avoid tliis oxpoiiRO where a man wns
kiUqd out right, wo should find that tho fnct thnt n
»>nn i, :   1 , ., "I 1     1 1 '    r .   "I    i ,   ■  '   * •
    »•   »» >">,.» n»,'.i> uti.v •ot.ittb,-!   i,m- Vtll li lllM
would militate against his obtainng work nnd
would bring into nxistonco ft class of employee-,
who would havo no interest in the provlneo whnt-
over beyond tho contents of thoir pny envelopes,
The quibble, for it was ft quibble, seeing Hint the
legislature intended that no distinction should ho
mad.', u.u dupoiicd of b.v tho, jud*_,".• in the court
of first instance, but a higher court took another
view of it, tho view which tho Privy Council hns effectually disposed of—Vancouver World.
r -Dear Siiyf-I should esteem it k-favor
If you will -grant' ine" a" placeijn your"
valuable paper in answer to P.^H.^N,-
re Qiin and'Rod Tax. lam-voicing
the sentiments" of the majority/not the
minority -7-"the-workingman;-not the
parasites whenl say we-"wilI_not\have
a'rod*arid'gun' tax. "What's tlie,matter with, the Poll Tax? _ Does'P.'.H/'n"
pay.. that ? *-". 1. should say?rno, 7 or, he
would not be so anxious to'pay.'andth.
er two dollars. ' Do 'you'want to put
a'wall round the mountains and "rivers?-.Do you .want to.plant unsightly
boards at every trail end .telling,the
workers '.'Trespassers will be prosecuted"? Do you want to employ ..game-
keeps? * See what the walls have done
back home.- Look at'the men called
"Poachers" who have had life sentences;'men who,have been bung; .lost
sight,-limb, all because the minority
say,that game Is mine." Como,* P. H.
N.' who gave them that right? Study
and.find out; It Is very easy. * I will
admit this: anyone who takes out the
gun with Intent tb kill, has not lost his
primitive ideas; he who builds a camp
fire and sits around it goed back to
the state of savagery.- Our ancestors
built fires, danced round them,,and
gorged, themselves with the proceeds
of the chase, but perhaps P. H. N. has
lost all those Ideas', and this is the
mean's he wishes t<S employ to kill the
primitive mind ln us. P. H. N.do
not* get.scared,' thereAs game .of all
kinds in. plenty round Fernie yet,
bears, black tall," cotton tall, white tail
and elk within "easy walking. distance-
Perhaps he,wishes .to hoard.them up
till .he' can, purchase an* airs-iip,,,'then'
he will not have to climb. I pity you,
P. H.'N. .(Too bad!, too bad'l)\ Never
mention that tax'again', Let'us* keep
this freedom; to wander in to, the .virgin forest;-.to climb the rugged,peaks;
explore the caves; lunch at the rippl:
ing stream; flowers for our. pillow
andsthe sky for our roof, where men
can commune together viewing the corruption of the places he has left, studying, what methods to employ'to ensure
a better life for^ his" fellow workmen,
cutting out-graft/extending the. hand
of comradeship,to each'and all?,'- _'■
, Although ■ if -,'you die this old
world will" still.'go round,'but it is
your duty as an atom'of the" revolution
of society ; to*-help it move, not"1 by
throwing sand—the rod and gunftax-fin the -bearings?' but' by good, sound
common sense. 7lf you are a working-
man realize your position; if yoii are
not—well,- nuf sed—you*.soon yili'1 be.
Thanking you in anticipation,*^ 7,
I;am dear/sir, yours, ' ."
"    • ,A/'   77 A ,   VATICINATION.'
a    ,,"**   l       l' *» -"7... r i?
' _y " Fernie,. -B.C., June 19, 1912
To the Editor, District Ledger. ....
. Dear Sir—Excuse me for again occupying a little of .your valuable space
but I must beg leave to differ from
ymir .interpretation of Article 19, Sec.
tion 2,'of-the International Constlti/-
tlon.J, The ..whole-difficulty, if any,
seems 1 to center around the word "announcement." ,Ybu don't, mean' to
infer that the three letters appearing
on the" subject have been announce-
ments, if so, then* I ami sadly mlstnlten
in ray understanding or the word ' an-
nouncem<_,rit." I know of no announcements'in tho press of this country that
have appeared lri the,character of the
three' in your recent issues.* I'm*
af raid tho cots would bo' qulto nn Horn'
for such announcements.' I take It
that that Is an announcement In Inst
week's Issue, whoro you announce the
names of the nominees .for secretnry
and checkweighmen.    "> ,    "
Then, again, havo not thoso lottors
been articles for or against any candldato for offlco In "tho organization?
and have you not violated the latter
clauso of Section 2 bjr publishing tho
same? ■'   A ■    *
' You rofor to tho Irilornatlonnl Official organ. Can you give mo an instance where that paper Hns publlnli-
od announcements Bimllnr.to tho ones
which havo appeared In your- Issues,
In conclusion I miiBt co'nfoss" I am
totnlly nt n loss to. understand tlio
"gonorally* understood" interpretation
of the latter clnuso.of Sootion 2.
I dm,
Vory rospoctfnlly Yours,
(Nolo.—Considering tlio election Ib
now over, wo do not think that a con-
tlnunnce of lho discussion on tlila mutter would bn of great Interont to tlio
renders gononilly. Wo nro Informed
howovor, tlmt this quoHllon will bo one
wlilcli will ,ho taken up by tlio DlHtrlct
l-xocullvo, nnd possibly Bomo tllfforont
Inlorprolnllon on lho'word "onnounco-
mont" will tlion lio mado.—nd.)
grown yellow Obvious'Moschatus/Posi-^
tlvely the only one everfseen-by,-man?'
Captured north of,Great Slave Lake'at
latitude 64.' it Ws, pnl^by-jexercising'
th greatest ,diplbmacyvthat? Cole '■'Bro-.
.hers' agents .were enabled^to-get- the;
animal out*, of the Country.-. "There are
other exhibits_o_yanlniat_life■ equally
as rare, miiking>"_visit to* Cole Broth
ers' 'menageries of .far "greater editta--
tlonal value thaii•■ will;ever be''gained'
by Iho deepest' study of, all -the books
at hand,on the subject of -natural lils-
tory. ,From the beginning .to the?jend
of.the performance hundreds/of men.
women and animal'*.pefformers'," cover
the ground and fill the air. in. the .rendition of a programme,*the'llko^and
equal bf which it' Istdlfficult, jto' surpass.. There are,for'ty-onetcl6wn8and
merriment rules.supremW ,'! -.   - "-,
; Only one game "was? played in tbo
league Competition on>Saturday, June
irth, and the day was notable* for tbe
somewhat surprising.defeat of the
League leaders by the Fernie .Club
We „mentioned, In last',.weeks* _■ notes
that Fernie were likely to upset the
calculations of some, of the more fancied. Clubs, and our opinion has been
verified. , Bellevue have a reasonable
excuse for their downfall in, the' condition of the ground which was a veritable quagmire, and in many places
resembled a swimming' pondv . Still
these uripreventable conditions favored neither side, and the Fernie team
.deserve every credit for their win. ,
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The Hosmer and Michel game was
.cancelled* ow!n& to a heavy snowfall, the ground*'at Michel being covered to a depth of eight inches.
Coal Crek failed to make the trip
to Coleman to fulfil their scheduled
fixtures. - Injuries to' players Is tfie
reason given, McLethchie, Patterson,
Hesk'eth, • and'Johnson, all being crippled." They failed to get substitutes
tb travel, aud as a' result the game
was called' off:
? The ^following is the position of the
club on the league table to'date:
P. *W. L. D.
Bellevue ....6*
Michel-.?.. 5
Coal Creek .5
Ferule    .6
Coleman 4
Hosmer'"..'. .4
for agst.   P,
„ '    Goals "
11, — * 5 "b
10 A 4
7 — 12
2 —' ,5
, 2 — * 9
, Two points for. a win.jmd one for. a
draw.       - _ *       , •   _
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'•'Result, of games played: June <15th:
.'Fernie, 2 goals; Bellevue, 1.   ,
'; The .League- games for today are:-
' Fernie vs.'Coleman? .* ,-• * 7
; ,Coal .Creek vs.'Michel. ' -
j^Hosmer-vs^BelleYue.1-? : ',-.'■
Games-to be played on'the ground
of'the''first named", cIud . ...7"
^ Circulare letters are being issued by
the Secretary of the C. N-. .P., Football
Association extending an invitationcto
all -clubs In-the Pass ..between Coal
Creek and Lundbreck to enter for.the
Crahan Cup. ' "This is one of the
most beautiful trophies'* in the Pass,
and a large entry should be secured
for this competition. ' The donor is
Mr. Thomas Crahan of Michel, proprietor of the Michel Hotel, arid the Coleman'Club Is the present holder's.',  ,
nmnliuf poHtora In nil tlio color* of
the rnlnhow throughout this Boctlon,
prodlnlm tho fnct tlio world famed Colo
IlroilierB United SIiowb arc to.Uo noon
In Pernio, tnr Thursday, Juno 27th,'
, Already the small boy.and his oldora
are happy In niillnlnnHnr" .hfl m-mlnir
of this mighty tented nmiiBemont en-
teiliriHo and Us oountlesB wondflrc.
For this Bonuon tho Colo llrothors
enlarged their shows In ovory depart
mont nnd tlielr greatly nwgutmontod list
of liorforniern. f.'ntifro acts and mona-
writi t'xnibitB mni]o U mcoBHttry to add
Bovcral moro railroad ca«, Today
throo Hpoeinl trains, aro required .0
tmnsport the lingo tonts, ponderous
wagons, mgeB, do.iB, chnrlotB, tsblonH
cam, olcphnnta, rnmols, horM«, ponlOB,
niin nnd «;ou.os..
In the trlpln zoologlcnl Rardens, combined inula' out, vitHt Hpread of panvns
arc to bo found the finest living specimen of rare, strange and curious ani-
malH from every qunrter of tho globe.'
Prominent In thi« collection Is a full
. On Saturday last Bellevue were the
visitors to Fernie to fulfil their league
fixture. Bellovuo, who top, tho Loaguo came' to Pernio confident of getting tho' points, they failed, however,
Fornlo coming out victors by tho scoro
of two goals to ono. It had beon raining nnd snowing steadily all day, consequently the grounds woro In poor
shape, ^there being one small lake
and several ponds for tho players to
wndo through, In tho opening ox-
chnhges of the gaiho' Fornlo Boon ns-
sorted themselves, pressing down on
tho defonco of Bollovuo, until Adamson put 'In n beauty which just
struck tlio lindorstclo of tlio cross-bar,
'ilils Boomed to wake up the Bollovuo
players and bioy trlorf hard to got the
play to tho othor,end of tlio flold, but
thoy did not bother Adamson any.
Pernio woro ngnln pressing, nnd
Cllmlo opened the scoro for Fornlo
with n nice low ..drive. Aftor this
pliiy ruled protty oven, until imlf tlmo
enmo.    Fornlo, ]; Bellevue, 0.
On tho resumption of play Pernio
enmo nwny ngnln nnd pressed tho
Bollovuo defence continually, and nftor Hi inlu'utfiB of this ll. Adninson
seovod for Fernie with a poach of n
Bhot whloh imd the goalkeeper boat
rlg.it from lho Icicle. With Fernio
loading 2—0, Bollovuo hegnn to wnl.o
"N -The••H'6inve^of/DdyliffhfTi5tur(§sV
Friday j&Sati-M^
■ arid;SatuMay)''Matuft'ge ?
By Charles Dicken in
Together with the following
7---'X '■• *:; good ones' Xs.y:s' y.
s y Escaped Luniatic
^For the Queen   ;:
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Tefiderfoot-s Sacrifice
",','•'    ' .., - *** * -    *" .? '."*. 1
Max Linder and the Ebwl
Our orchestra plays all the latest hits
Free tolady Patppns-Beautiful Silver Spoon
For',two coupons,'issued-Tues.,"Tliurs!, & Sat, Matinoe'
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Insurance. Real Estate
and Loans
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Money to Loan on first class Biisi-
ness and Residential property ■':-.•
up nnd froni now on thoy certainly did
lilny some, and when Aaamson wob
saving a shot he Bllppod and tho hall
rolled from him. Shields ran ln and
tried to1 kick It clear, InBtead of which
lie put it ln his own goal. This bit
of luck did certainly'make Bellevua
try hard to make a draw, but thoy
failed to do so, "'  '
This Is tho first game that Bellevue
Iiuyo lost this yoar, and Fornlo anyhow, mako things Interesting.' '. W9
look forward to a hard game when
Dollovuo comes hero to play Pernio In
the first round of the Mutz Cup on
July 27th.
, On Saturday noxt Penile plays polo-
man in Pernio!.tholr,League, fixture.
If you want to boo a good gamo of
footlmll get. down to the recreation
ground at G_80, and got your face
wagging for the homo' town.
The action or T. Cllmlo lri turning
out liiBt Saturday, after a wook of in-
disposition, Ib cortnlnly pralfloworthy,
hut we cannot think tlio players who
roftiHod to dross whon requested wore
"playing the game,"
Leave Fernie
Daily   excepting:   Sunday
Sharo Connection
at Rexford with through trains
* ll f*   V , '
for Chicago arid all points East
J, S. Thompson, Agt
P.O. Box 305.   Tel. 161
Don't tell ofUo big fish
you Haw-—    r     i'
Get a Steel Rod
at $2 to $2.50
and bring homo tlio Ml
J. D. Quail
Hawiwarc and Furniture -y .yr^y^r-i»,'i%-:4
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'    'Saturd^iafft.wascpay day here.-and
the? mines werej.laid7off .on.that* ao*-
'* ^ount^r-bellove.^yA; ;A7,7-;;' _Y. ?"'.*','.
A."Who Is the'boyln the blue suit "who
"-stands oh-:.the, steps- of one' of the
- boardiiughouBeB v,Bi " town conversing
with a-girl'rather older-than "himself,
, i "she resting on' a"four-bit(br6pm:>hlch
- lias seen' Better dayttAwhile ttil'a junior
?" full-back strikes an attitude .resembling that of a chicken' with the pip on
,■ a' rainy day.     Why' not",'go ,inside,
kid?, y-  XfS7ry"ly'--  y
The, League'match%-billed'for-Sat-'
7<urday lait, when Hosinjer were.dueat
Michel, had to be postponed 'owing
»■- to ..the wretched weather which pre-
vailed. * Had the weather been favor-
; able the Hosmer team would- have
, made the Journey by rigs.'but under
the-circumstances that was Impossible
•and they arrived "by-the 7.30 p.m."pas-
,   senger. ' It hTa pity' they"made, the
* -trip at all for it was very evident here
olong before time for-klckpff-that the
-•game-could not be played, except under the most gruelling conditions, for
the players, and a- financial loss to
- -the club: >, It was entirely due to a
misunderstanding, however, s which no
one regrets mor<\ than the Michel officials,   v**   .. - * :■ 7-, yy ,*.;■*
^ Mr.' Gavins, colporteur for the; BrJt-
ysh and Foreign.Bihle'Society,",Is still
1 ■in' town.". '■ *'**■ •; - *'."• y A*"'/'* '; ' -"
_,   Dick Jones left camp, a few "'days
"vago. ■ y _ '' -       A'AAy,-
'-'..The services of that inseparable pair
"Sleepy"' and.. "Skinny"-ywere ? "dis-
+T~y'y    BURMIS NEWS?
♦7 ?';V->A Byi^Vamplre."^,-
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* Burmis" and Hillcrest "Football teams
met-at;Burinis ."Wednesday;12 in their
first league game! of the season. The
following'lined' up for-their. respective
teams:*      ■• -*-"    ;-    -   " "   - -
.'.Burmis"; Fisher,-.Padgett,' Carson, S.
Stevens', ■ Sloaiiy L?yC. -. Stevens, "Belli'
Mitchell, „ Skllling, ,f Fa'rriworth?   and
Chester.   . ''- . '•, ?••"-.        •. y. , . •
, -...-,'*.-   i\-. .      i
i Hillcrest—Dawson,, Adlam; ,-Baird,
Gamin,- Watson, J»etrie; ; IvyAdlam,
Grlmahaw, * Rochester.   Knowles   and
Leatherland.-r .     .'A.*  'A,* •?*'
-pensed with bythe .managementyof
< ihe Coal*, Company, here.- . Good con-
'duct,* I "suppose,"'*Neither loses any
.sleep'?over it, so Sleepy.says.      '   . .-"*
. '-The,Carver v, Nut't.bout panned out
as we" all'expected it,would do? We
■ thought, .however, that -*Nutt would
, have gone"a-JIttle.farther than three
.' rounds.-*, _CharlIe~;certa_nly . has "the
' -speed.and?punch/ and will take.some
- "beating at anythlng.like'his weight. '.-
,. .Congratulations' fo.MessrsVuhe and
__TAnTrnt._H'_._7i1. .! ' .1 _» . _.' r _
,'j. v»»n_ej-- UU71UV11 - Buui;t!bb~m-meTeceiir
' examination:
.-  .-if  ,  -
, • .A.._r)'6st pleasant and .enjoyable tlnr.
,'was .spent--by' thosef present* at '"the
concert and dance .arranged: by',' the'
r M *chel F. C. In fild of the>l<l6w of thc
; l.'ite 0,,';Joinson,' of:Fernie,' an'd' which
' -took place in .Crahan's.Hall on Monday'
'' evening-last. ; Mr'., J? Hayes and.com-
- mittee had worked untiringly to secure
,.tho best of'local talent, and.lnrtMs
They "were singularly'succosBfuJ., Mr.
- B Caufield. ably presided over., a good
-ittondancb and   tlie   following ' pro-
.   grnmmo, was-gone through: * .*>
. Selection, Michel Orohestra;* seng,
Mrs. J. Hayes; spng.^Mr. A. Cochrane;
,, selection, Michel Glee Pnrty;'re'eit'a-
' -lion,;Rev, Mr. Currle; song,- Mr. J.
Stewart; selection MlcheJ Glee Party;
song, Mr. A'Bastlon; selection, MiCiel
' OvchcBtrh, „ God Save the King.,, ■'
In addition to the, nbovo wo were
mcroy than pleased to have w!th„ue,
,■ our'old'friend,-Mr," Dennett, ono time
,-ndltor of tho District Ledgor, who'Kindly enme' forward nnd contributed to
tho nbovo programme. Only those woll
acquainted with him know what he Is
capablo of ln the fun-making dbpart-
* mei\t, Bo'tiiat wheri we say he wiis on
his best behaviour thoy will liavo'Bomo
ldon'of tho tlmo wo had hero. Hltj,
Style would certainly lead one to thlnki
that he hnd missed his onlllng "nnd
" with the cultlvatlori of n little*."pat-
tBr" would malco a serious rlyni for
either Tom Fpy or Llttlo Tltch, Tho
wayJn whleh ho disposed of tho anoc-'
dotes In tho various dlnlocts was In-
" tonsely amusliiRnnd cniisodsldo-spllt-
ling Inughter. Wo hopo to have liim'
with us ngnln. Tho dnnco whleli was
commenced Immodlntely nftor tlio en-
lortnlnment concludod wns excellently
ntlondod nnd every ono lind ,n flno
time,' Mr, A. Nowton noted ns M.O.,
nnd dnnclng wns kept up until 2 n.m.
the followlnn; morning. Ilenrtlost
tlmnks nro anenrdod to nil thoBo who
In nny wny helped to promote tlio nf-
fnlr, not forgoltlng the IiuIIob who pro-
ducod tho whorowlthnl for n cnpltnl
atncoy 1ms quit drlvor bossing nnd
started digging, -   -
Anyono not desirous of bolrfg lm-
mlllntcd to a point liolow zero will
rofrnln from nsklng for a monoy ord.
er after 5.30 p.m. Anyono vIth foel-
IngB please obKervo.
Plonsed to know that Mr. "OurrU.,1
the MethodlBt minister, Is traversing
new torrltory so far ns the,clergy or
Michel for somo time past are concern-
.cd, inasmuch tlmt he visits tho hospital fnlrly regularly,    Not  onlv  thn
(iinfortnnAto Inmates of that Instltu-
tlon. but the residents of tho towuns
n whole, muoh npprociato this. notion
on his part. ' Ho apparently Is one of
tho fow who remember that It In such
little actions ns these that "hold water" with the public tin Kbnnral, Ronbt.
less ho considers ns a tough propORl-
tluu, hut, ut wiim., ho hss oftlmes
heard tho story of Druce aud the
A bunch of men are at work fixing
up tho telegraph pole's and wlms which
fell down last Saturday and Sunday
Burmis won-the'toss and "elected to
play with the wind, In their favor. Hillcrest kicked .off and assumed-the-ag-
gresive* right at "the, start, and shaky
play on the" part of the Burmis .backs
nearly brought the1'downfall .of ,the
Burmis goal early In the' game. *Half
time, however,' arrived, with the teams
standing even—no scoring.
- It* was1'expected that Hillcrest would
do.-big things the7 second half with the
breeze behind..lieny;but such was not
the case a's the Burmis team played a
plucky"game?0-Hillcrest on several
occasions made dangerous runs oh the
Burmls'goal and from one of, these
runs? Rochester ,'scored, for Hillcrest
with a fine, drive," It was,.one of "the
unsaveable order'and-Fisher-had- no
chance.,- The whistle went with the
score standing ln Hillcres't's? favor' by
the.,score of 1 to O.Af Jack- Oliphant
from.Bellevue refereed the'game and
handled it in a masterly ."manner.'""'-.
? Mr. Bliss representing the wholesale
firm of Campbell," Wilson' and Horne,
of "Lethbridge, was in.town this week
"and.reports business pretty fair along
the Crow'.'-    'A77'- , -.'
Mrs. Joe' Darbyshire and' daughter,
of Coleman were jn:towh visiting some
friends this weekA";?'A   *  -'   -*' *   -
Jno, Solus and T/Janego have pulled
out, of town and have "gone to-Bellevue
to reside. *   ,-*V '•"., -     ,     -.- ■
' Mr." Manuel, the? "hotel keeper .of'
Frank,;was in-'town' this week" looking
over his recently acquired property.
'' Mr. Adam Cruickshank's, the^'village
blacksmith from Hillcrest, *paid a flying visit to town' this .week. ..-' *"- -
M"r.-H.'. E. Riddle- was^ a Blairmore
visitor this, week. -7'y* 7-;,-.,    "       ;
-^Two, employees'1 of the" "C.P.R"' were
up before Magistrate yGreshan* for'
breach of contract and were, fined $l"
and costs"-   . ' ' "    ,   A   y'    •'■,'
'Mrs.fB.'j;'Fitzsimons was a; guest
at a" reception*- given, at "the '■ home ot
Mrs. Nicl-olls,' Passburg, on the 14th.
-Mr-nnd Mrs. Riley, of • Lundbre'ck",
were visitors to town this week: V,
We are* pleased to" note that John
Lipnlclm Is-able to got around once
moro, aftor the slight injury to'his
foot which he'received while at work
in the mlne.^ 7.-       .
■ It looks" as if the C. V, R. will have'
to increase their yards here ih'the
near future, as tho facilities for coping
wlth„tlio trafflc-nre totally inadequate.
Mr. Richard Ward and,'son'Jack
havo' loft town and liavo gono to Lethbridge to reside,' The. good' wishes
of tholr many.friends go with them. -
Tho ilov. T. Bl Scott, who recently
1ms been laboring in tho Edmonton
District hns come'to Burmls to thko
over.tlio pastorship of the Presbyterian Churcli, In tlio placo .of the Rov.
Mr.Peni'Boh, who has loft tho district
for. pastures now/ -
Mr, Thos. Sloan wns soon taking ln
the sights of Bollovuo this week.
Mr, Joo Dnrhyshiro' was a week-end
ylBltor to Coloman. '
. Mr. ,(loo, Hope, late engineer with
tho Davenport Coal Company, but now
with tlio IntornntlonnL Coal and Coko
Compnny of,Coloman, wns visiting his'
family horo on Saturday.
Sorg, Jns.'Eddy nnd Prlvatos A. Dnr-
byflhlre, ,T. Adams, E. Wadmnn and J,
Connolly, of tho Alborta RnngerB J*,. Ill-
tin hnvo gono into training cnmp""nt.
Cnlffnry        ■  k "
Lodgo. No. 1,, District No, 1, of tho'
Modern'Order of GusmikH, which was
Inslllii.oil some time ngo by the hnoho-
lor frntornlty of Burmls, held , tlielr
wookly moollnR on Saturday evoning,
Among the objects of this order mny
hn enumerated Uio following: Tho
Instillation of the spirit of truthful-
iioub, . clilvuU'y nmong tlio gonllor sex,
wli loh dose not Include votos for womnn ! .public spanking with parliament-'
nry Iniipngo only, which does Include
tho BiiptiroBslon of many Wostorn
torms, which rippoar to omannto loo
freely ffom our rooreatlon grounds,
Undo "Dlulo" Is nBaln to tlio foro,
bolng llio only party j|n camp to got
a linlront thlo weok, Wo talco.back
mi we nave, proviously snld nbout It,
n»il, tlo biiatfvftfcwri- -taw _iaui(ei< out
of tho rnco business. If it werojaot
for disgracing our ord«r of (.aszuku
we Voiild endeavor to get It ontorod
for tho noxt Grand National at Aln^
1 f..n^-„
June Ii with.un again! The hrldiil
monthi The question with George Is
"To he or hot to ho." Goorgo Is a
good GiiMuko, and we would bo sorry
to loso lilm, but will always ,|>o prepared to fflvrt him th* glsd hnnd. T,nd-
los appear to bo his long suit. " Oh
you O.'nM-'.l.^f
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■Too* late for last week." '-,-"■ ' /y.\- ■'
j-"A banquet'of the Crows Nest Pedlars
was held,in the Rocky Mountaln"Sana-
torium oh Saturday last "and finished
on.Sunday.night,'but some p't'them,
having got their blood up,'"are still
holding it yet. -Ah, you Larry;'but
Hughes can't kick.-.; •''-',- • ,; "'s, " >
.. C.- Mv O'Brien was lri town last
Friday; along with Al_yBud_.en»and
have been lecturing around about
Blairmore for twifor three days. - -
. The regular meeting'.was'heid; In
the miners' hall last Sunday and every
thing passed off satisfactorily except
the five round bout between big Pete
and another. • y.
At a special meeting of the rate-
payerB held in the schoolroom\ on 6th
of June to' consider what1 action
would be taken in regard tb the telegram ; received from the Hon. K. L.
Borden, pr'emi.er, stating that he would
like a committee to meet the Hon. Mr.
Rogers and Dr. Roche at Regina on
Monday, the tenth of June. After a
lengthy discussion "it-was decided to
pick the committee,, and the .following
were elected to go: Mayor McGowan,
Messrs Farmer, H. Murphy, John" Her-
ron, ex-M.P., J..S. Wood, and Dr"War-
nock, Liberal M.p!' for the riding. The
party left on the? flyer on Saturday,
led by "Honest John." ;' 7 ; ,
■> Frank.. Weyjr got; a , nasty knock
'on-.the, foot''with1'a piece of rock,* but
it is hoped that he'will'soon be'arourid
again.", - ■> *-
Harry Roberts has returned back to
town from, Calgary, ,-where he was
sitting for his law examination." Good
luck, old*boy. A * ' " " ' ';
-,v Blairmore had the pleasure of meeting Pincher ■ Creek on their own
ground in the return game, and I guess
they didn't soak em—4-0,' Good for
Blairmore.'-1 " ■
In a recent issue, under "Frank Notes," it was1 stated that A.',Manuel,"of
Frank Hotel,' Intended to remainwhere
he is and'that" he'had abandoned"the
idea of putting up"an*hotel at Frank.
We are now given-to-understand tliat
this is.not correct; and that" Mr. Manuel intends "to start the"construction of
his hotel in Burmis Immediately.' ,,   "
Everybody in Frank'ia talking about
were in town on_.Tuesday selling 'tickets, for the.W.^C. T. u. Social In
Blairmore on Wednesday. " .'..'
\ A sale is on at Watson's Drug Store,
his creditors are 'getting/rid of' all
the stuff. The salens tfeing carried
on by Messrs II. G^Bigelow and Dobbs
of Blairmore. - *■"       „   ";'
- A real estate office has been opened
In Frank, it- is being run by ■ Venzal
Ruzicka and S. J. Watson. s They are
handling New Hazelton property "and
occupy the building next door to the
tailor shop.  , '  '    ,'      -°
It' was announced by the bills that
on the 1st of July tho football games
would be played with *a five u side,
instead of, this arrangement the com-,
mittee have decided that Frank-play
the Sons of England from Lethbridge,
This is the first visit bf a Lethbridge
team *to Crows Nest Pass, and the
game will'prove a great attraction.
Frank line-up will ,be published in
small1 posters early- next week..
Another payday-here has'left its impression" on" the finances of the Co-
Operative Store, allot of money was
subscribed on Saturday. v
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Dr. do VanTa Female Pills
J'tftt*,'of!J** __«»(t#atoinYid(li-«_.
1st, or the moving of the'town. •"'-For
the former everything- points- to" success, as "the;1: bills" show,,, and by the
look of things" there won't be a better
day in the west, nor. a tietter place for
a miner or any'-other man to spend
the day than .in Frank. "rAs to-the
town moving, why it ls also all arranged. -** A big committee; headed' by W.
J. McGowan, chairman "of the.council,
went off to Winnipeg to explain mat-
tors- to the Hon. Mr. Rogers, and he
decided,to see that the people, whose
finances were knocked- end-ways by a
prospective mountain slide,'should be
given another start,, so In a short tlmo
wo expect a man along horo that will
ma'fo things, even houses', move. "JJlie
new townsite is an Ideal ono, and when
Frank gets out there it will flourish
nnd grow to such nn oxtont that will
surprise the public.
This has been a trying yonr.on those
wbo held offlco In the Town Council,
especially on'the chairman, tho clr-'
cumstances wero enough to test the
metal In any man, and part of tho
tlmo we thought ho wns going to go
under, but ho hns shown us nil that ho
is tho right man ln the-right placo
nnd ls overcoming nil his difficulties.
Mr. C. A. Richardson has moved his
family from tho houso noar his Hvory
nnd ls now living In* tho houso vaontod
by Mr. Hanson at'the north side of the
MrB. Chas. -Williams 1ms roturnod to
town from Dlnlrmoro and has rented
Mr. Bonnmlcn'B house on Main Street.
' Mr. J,- J. Thomas lina got n job as
pit boss In the Chinook Mlnos,
Mr, JnniflB Flnlayson, mine mnnngor
of Frank Mines, has movod Into the
liouso that Snm Bhono had,
nitUNBTTI - blANH..LO-At tho
Rocky Moiintnln Sanatorium, Frank,
by Rev. W, T,, Young, on Friday, Juno
Mth, at 12 o'clock, Jnmos Unmet tl, of
Ooloninn to MIbb Mnrrlottn Olancllo of
Turlno, Italy.
dny, Juno inth, in Knox Methodist by
nov. Wm. T. Young, Frank llormnn, of
Frank, to Miss Marie Stainbnrg, daughter of Yaraslow atnmburg, Frank.
MILL13U-.RODSON.-At Knox MethodlBt Church,' on Wednosday, Juno
10th, nt 11 o'clock, tiy Nov, W, T.
Young, Frederick Miller to Miss Catherine Rob'son, both ot XIIHcroat.
.'«.. utiv, (taiorson nas movod to his
n<*w l.i.im-, him, fat '^(j bmi imr
thc Hmo kilns.
Mr nnd Mrs Dubar have moved Into
Mr. Clonrlhno's hoiiBe. .Wb are glad
io MM-them return from blairmoro.
T."*'___ Vi\ii» ___.* iMitsll HUiatJlt-l to woi-k
for a week or so on account of a soro
foot caused'by a_fall of stono on It.
Mr. McKay, our sohool prlnclplo, oit-
pcctB to leave at noon as school closes
for his old homo In at, Stephens, N,n,
—the world's parading
Uev. W, T. Younir and Mrs. Young
arrived In Vtnrik on Thnrsdny morning
Inst, and hnve rented Geo. Pattlnson's
Dob Xfeflowan is now ipoilln* a sly-
llsh horso and ruhber-tlred rl(t~noth.
In* Hba |t.
Mrs. Plnkney   nn-f   Mm, nrairiam'
Len Gregory left last Saturday for
hlsJiomeEtead at Gull Lake, Sask. We
Mlsh him lock with his crops and trust
he^will have a better harvest than last
year.' '*',''*       ,   * .
Charley O'Brien-M.P.P.', and Alf.
Budden are'visiting-Hosmer shortly,,"
Dominick. Connetti has" returned
from Corbin and-got a job in the" mine
here: -     -'"'-   *■?''-
The government road crew are-busy
preparing to* put down a side walk' on
the Front Street." • It will be a decided improvement   ••-
Mr. T. Williams, mine Inspector, was
paylng'a visit to the mine this week. -'
Born on. June 19th' to Mr.and Mrs.,
W. H. Maundrell; "a'■ daughter. Both
doing well.  " ' - *• *
,. The phonograph presented • to the
Hosmer F. C, by*.Mr.* W. Lakey was
drawn for on Wednesday 'evening, the
winning. numberMs. 8.'- *- ■,,-*,
*• The football team paid' a visit" to'
Michel last weekend came back with-
clared -the' ground unplayable. ,  On
Wednesday they', played Hosmer .Unit-,
ed, winning "4-goals to 0.'
" The following is the team picked for
Saturday *aglnst. Bellevue A "Hutson;
B:'Partridge,' J. Ward'rop; A. Rico, G.'
McQueen, W. White; W. "Partridge, B.
Wyatt, Downle, J Hutchinson, W. Rankin. '   .-
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■-There , is still/no ^ign of improvement? as *regardsyvork *'at the 'mines,
which"'has, caused a great number to
look for'work in "the city. ' Year after
year thos occurs and?as far as our
local goes-it->is.a case of organizing
and reorganizing all the time, "which is
ric easy matter. A -"    -"
The Trades'Convention held here
last Friday and Saturday to consldor
the advisability of forming a federation of all trades, and also farmers,
was a great success In every' sense of
the word. The farmers were well represented, and thero delegates were
men who thoroughly understood their
requirements, pertaining to legislative
matters, and .expressed themselves*aB
determined "to keep up their end of
.he fight until they succeeded ln getting iegisl'a'tlon'that would be of benefit to all concerned,'
The miners of District 18 have some
thing to be proud of in tho fact that
out of such a large-and .intelligent
delegation one of their number should
be chosen as president of such an important organlztlon.   *'■
Friday and Saturday last' the long
wished for rain struck Lethbridge an'd
came down steadily for, the matter of
thlrty-six l>o'urs. ; The,benefit of such
a good soaking .to the crops at this
time of the year,, mtist be invaluable to
the farmers!       '      *' -
Sanatorium at Frank
Rocky Mountain
at the famous
Sulphur Springs
Every  Convenieuce
Bus at all trains
The Frank Wine & Spirit Co.
Wholesale Dealers iii *
Wines, Liquors and
, Phone 83, Frank, Alta.  .  \
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Everything has been going lively
around here these lastJeV days owing
to Chlpman's Circus," which has .been
horo for. flvedays. Thoy loft Wednes
dny morning for Blairmoro,' and it
would bo a good thing if thoy did not
Slop anywhere this side of.New York
or'some othor placo, for it Is the worst
affair that ovor wont unaer canvas,
and "wo hopo tho peoplo will get wlso
to'their game..
Colo Brothers* Circus Is booked for
horo tho 20th of this month,'and no
doubt lt will bo worth going to see as
thoy carry twenty cnr-loada ot animals
porformors and equipment. Thoy
/mvo promised to put up everything so
ovorybody should come nnd soo tho
big show nnd got a good day's amuBo-
mont In tho busy town of Colemnn.
.The mines aro Idle today for wnnt
of cars and prospects scorn no hotter
for tomorrow, but tho work has boon
vory stoady this Inst six months. There
hns only boon four or flvo Idlo days
since tbe strike ended ln November.
■ Mrs, William Frnsor, loft hero on
Sundny night by tho nlno o'clook trnln
for n trip to tlie old homo ln Bonny
Scotland, "
Mra, Wm, and Mrs, Jack Maddson
woro visitors to Colomnn on Mondny,
returning lo tholr homo In Bellovuo
by tho nine o'clock trnln,
Tho Indies of tho English Church nre
giving a rtincy snlu tonight, WoiIiioh-
dny, Juno 10th, nnd nlso a good sup-
por nnd concert. Tho programme
consists of vocnl nndlnstrumontal mu-
slo, also moving pictures, A good
tlmo cnn bo hnd hy all who atlond, as
tho ladles of Colomnn enn't bo boat In
getting up enjoyoblo nffalrs,
The Inatltiillonnl Church aro giving
n concert nnd tea on Friday, tho aoth,
foi- lho bonoflt of tho chlldron, Everybody wolcomol Como nnd bring thn
chldlron nnd give them a good time
At-iit'i-m-un. nautili, _.__. and chlldron
10 centB.
Mra. J. A. Prke and family left on
Wodnosdny for Coalmont," B.C., to join
Mr Price, who hns beon thero a few
i.icii.1.1.! find mu-rul niulilriff it thoir
home. Their many friends wish thorn
good luok and prosperity In tholr new
MIbb Anna Gregory loft Wednesday
morning on an extended visit to Klpp
nnd TWhhrfdge.
Tito Med III vl ray Creek Coal & Coko
Comimny ore doing a lot uf v.inl»
around their mln on this summer,.They
aro putting up a flno up-to-date **'A«h-
house and II surely needs It, Con-
trsctor Disney has the contract and fs
TiitM-i*. the work ahead as fg»t ag
- The members of s committee who carried out the May Day sports have been
Instructed to arrange a similar programme 'for/uly 1st- The youngsters are assured of a good days sport,
and also good prizes for the successful
competitors; -..As the■ committee are
in a position to Increase the number
of Prizes; to he given.,,
«* The City Fathers.'it seems have at"
last became .aware1 that the" North
side,,of the track is part^of Lethbridge
City, as I understand they have made
arrangements with'lnstructor.CHne for
the band to give .a,,concert onec.a
week'on-the" ground adjacent to* the
school house .on Westminster Road.
They, will perform' there ,on .Friday
evening' 2lst, Which? I'm - sure will be
sic on this the north,side   . v
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Saturday last being pay day, a large
number ofy Creekites journeyed to
Fernie to take "advantage of what the
City .offers' In the amusement line.
Keen .disappointment was felt- among
tho male section'that the snap pitching'competition" had to be abandoned
owing to,tho Inclemency, of the weather.
Owing, to unforeseen circumstances
the football' club did not go clown to
Coloman oh Saturday.- Othor arrangements are bolng made,
' Jack Cartmell landed back ln camp
on Saturday after IiIb tour round tho
country.    Thoro Is no place llko homo
! ^ttck. y
Somo of tho boys hnd a high time
ln Welsh Camp on' Snturday. Mutz-
Ine nnd ham sandwlche's galore. We
"wonder what kind of mustard was
used and wo also wonder If Dave found
the Homo llnnk opon.
A party bf slghtsoors woro up horo
on Sunday taking In tho scenery up
around the'ilnm.
The boneflt concert hold In tho Club
Hnll on Monday night drew a large
crowd of pooplo, nnd wns a huge success. Mr. Shanks, chairman, ln opening tho proceedings, touched on tho
cniiBo for which tho concert hnd beon
arranged, and thanked tho pooplo for
tho noblo response tliey had given to
tho appeal, The commlttoo expect to
bo ablo to Bond $2-15 to lho widow,
nftor nil oxponHon havo boon mot,
Tho following indlos nnd gentlemen
took part In tho programme: Vocalists: MosBrB, Puokoy, Mnlbom, McMillan, Hewitt, SampHon nnd limner, Mes
dnmoB Perry, Watson, Bonrdmnn nnd
WooiIh. Insfrumontnllsts: Mnsior A.
Worthlngton, and C. Percy, lOlocu-
tlenlHtB: Mr. 0, Flnlayson. C. Percy
accompanied tho various artistes, nnd
nlso plnyod for thn dnnoo whloh took
plnce nftor tlio concert. The rontr
mlttoo nro lo bo congratulated on tho
splendid programme arranged, ovory
artist bolng encorod.
A largo mimtor of Fornlcllos took
In iho danco on Monday night, whon
Mwv .Hnnoil Mm lltvi.t f_v»if<iM!» unMl
2 o'clock Tuosday Tnornlnr.'
, Mr*. Griffiths, Mrs, Tltighns nnd
MIhh K, BIRRS, of Pernio, wero tho
guests of Mr nnd Mrs. John Kvana
un Monday,
MIrs Hhorrard t_t.il mIkr Olrlnorc nf
t).o Fernio Hospital nursing staff woro
visiting up llbre on Tuesday.'
Tho many frlonds of Billy Crompton
will ho glad to know that he has come
out of tho hospital and Is progressing
ns woll as can ho oxpectod.
The atovk paid another visit lo tho
camp, on Sunday, leaving n daiighlrr to
Mr i.'._tl Mm. Clmrllo O'lirlon. Ho*h
doing well,
I), F. Msrtlsnd hsd the vnUfortune
O siumhlo and break his ankla on
Aithur Orcen, a driver In No. I
KuUh. Buttadly ccuahad on 8_.lu.d_-y.
and Furniture
We, have the largest aiid most up-to-date '
hardware and Furniture Stock0
,  '      ■  y    in the Pass.    Everything in
Stoves and Ranges Furniture
Granite & Enamelwarey    Carpets and Rugs
Plumbing and Heating.    A Special Attention to Mail Orders
Crow's Nest Pass Hardware Co., Limited v
Phone 7   -FRANK, Alta.
P-O. Box 90
Dealer In
Dry Goods,    Boots; 8c Shoes   /
■Groceries   Fruits, Flour  8c   Feed
i      Hardware, Tinware Etc.
Best   Goods   at   Lowest   Prices
Let us know your wants.
All Orders  Receive Our  Careful
Stephen T. Humble
Dealer in
Hardware, Stoves & Ranges
Fancy Goods and Stationery
BELLEVUE -- Alberta
Grand Union Hotel
MjVf$i> uj jr-otsurtltnuuullOW
We cater to the workingman's trade
G, A, CLAIR ,'•; Proprietor
Jim .McCartney, wlill. t ciHUiib a rail
In No. 1 North on TuoBilny, lind n ploeo
of stool run In Ills hand, which In dovo-
iojilng Hyinptoms of lilood iioIhoiiIiik.
Mr nnd Mr». Albert IMorpoInt nnd
family, Into ot Mlchol, aro otaylng rtt
Uii> boanllntj Iiohm* till thulr IiuWhik-
IfiRa arrlvo In Kcrnlo, wli<»rp thoy In-
t«-ml rt<utthi>K. Allien Iihh Aticim'd
n Rltuatlon In town. Wo wlali you mc*
«o«n, Albert
Tho vicinity of lho Ijinu) Cahln wan
vory huuy on Tucedtiy. owing to tho
(-taction of Socroiary nm! Chcckwelijh-
Every convenience and comfort, Jui.
like being at home.   One block
from Peit Office,   Centrally located
PfcLLAnr AVE.    ,
•    FERNIB-
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Mrs. S. Jennings, Proprietress
,Rates,$1.50 and up
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Hot and Cold Water
Electric Lighted . .
Steam  Heated.       - '
' 'Phone in every room..
Sample Rooms on Main
Business Street. '
Meal Tickets, $6.00
Special Rates by the week and
the month and to Theatrical parties.   Try our    *   .
Special1 Sunday
Dinner 50c
Office:- Henderson* Block, Fernie, B.C.
Hours: ■ 8.30 to 1 • 2 to 5.
„   Resld-ence: ?21, Victoria Avenue.
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.     .Offices:   Eckstein Building,
A "Fernie, B.C. *
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y   ■-        L.    H.    PUTNAM
f ' t. -
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, etc.
The finest of Wines, Liquors
and Cigars served by competent
and obliging wine clerks.
Cigar Store
Is Now Opened
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Clean, Cosy and very
Just the place after the
show or from the,rink.
Fred. Armstrong
Proprietor    ,
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* A.' McDougall, Mgp' '"--S-
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Manufacturers of and Deal-
ers in all kinds of Rough
and Dressed Lumber
*   <i ' ' o " '
Send us your orders
Bar mipplied with   the best Wines,
Liquors and Cigars
Large Airy Rooms &
Good Board
Ross & Mackay fl^i
Bar Unexcelled
All White Help
Everything .
Gall in and
see us once
Los Angeles '.and   Milwaukee   are
two bright and ^shining, examples - of
what is happening in. the Labor Jlove-
ment of. this country.     -,'>,,
v-In. hundreds of industrial cities the
Union' have rendered support to. the
Socialist    Party.   . In'" .Schenectady,
Butte, - Berkeley,   Flint, „ New" Castle
and^in a score or more other, cities
the Socialists have won hy the almost
unanimous  support  of, the~ .working
class.... yn great cities like-St. Louis,
Columbus, Bridgeport and' Minneapolis the Socialists have lost,only by a
small margin. ,       , . '' J "7        r<~
"■ In August of last year the Socal-
ists held in Milwaukee, a conference
of."elected officials.     Socialist representatives in city* councils and state
legislatures came together* to discuss
program's tand methods.     With hardly a single exception, the successful
Socialists were also Trade Unionists,
and jail, agreed that in their various
localities the Trade Unions and  the"
Socialist Party worked' together.    ■
,„ Of course, in these different cities
the methods,,vary by which.these two
movements of' the working 'class cooperate.. In ' some, cases the  Unions
haye'endorsed the Socialist Party. In
other, cases the chief .officials of*'the
Union Movement are the most;active
Socialists   and' are .quite 'naturally
supported by the mass of Union men
because ■ they^ were   disgusted'  with
the corruption..and general ..rottenness,]
of th'«" two old -parties'.', , ''   - 7 """  - !
; The    movement     in", Bridgeport?
Conn., is not-generally,-known,*yet in
many ways"'if is one of the'most interesting in the country.     The party.
and1 the'unions are entirely - distinct.
They do" not attempt"to' mix in each,
other's .affairs,? and they hold "strictly
to their? own field of action. -   Indeed,-
when a<:fe\v Socialists not long since
attempted'to form a dual union they'
■vyere censured,' and later, for this-and
other.; reasons, expelled from "the Socialist Party.. The Unions are'nearly
all" ledHbV>Socialists, but" when any
discussion takes place as to' political
work it,is'._dorie_in the Party,7not in
,th'e Unions?'.".Both the Trade Unions
arid the'Party -are   well-  organized.
They; help "each' other whenever, possible, and .'there is no doubt, I' think,
that'the big vote last year in Bridge-.
Nowhere In the Pass can be
found In such a display of
W» hava the bait money
ean buy of Beef. Pork, Mutton, Veal, Poultry. Butter,
Boos, Fish, "ln.pera.or Hams
and Bacon*" Lard. Saueaoee,
Welners and Sauer Kraut.
Calgary Cattle Co.
Phone M
B,   W.   'tylttDOWflOH, Antyer and
Ch-jml*-. Box.jOJiei, MeUon,   V.   O.
fl eaeh, _ ,Oold*8llrer. or 8l)v«r«Mi_.-],
|1.$9. Prleei for other metalst Qaal,
cement rtreelay analysee on appltea*
nttuii*(^stLxwMm M,ay or,1M
__UUU Exohtnge
Wtitt tu for infomUtMi about
lujttM ud imrwbntB-i ia ttetorit
P. O. Bos 000
, Oar. Fort aad QuArt litmti.
The New and
Up-to-date Hotel
Every poraon likes to be comfortablo. Wo bave tho latent
design of stoam heating apparatus ln ovory room. Our menu
Is the best. Wo guarantoo satisfaction., Two blocks from O.
P. It. Depot, Old and new faces
New Michel. B. C.
P, Zorratti - Prop.
Hotel Michel
Michel, B.C.
llflhted with TunQiten Lampa
Ostermoor Mattrtatis
Clean Linen
Pure Peed
ftatee  |8JM> per day
W. L F01SY  •   MtM&r
-p ui l—caine-1 argeiy-from" iTade^Uhioii"
member's." .. :--7?'   A A"
, The. candidate'for mayor was Jas?
p'er;.McLevy,< a" slate roofer, a Socialist' of *ten' years', standing' and the
president, of" the Central, Labor Body.
All but two delegates to the Central
Labor Union were, I believe,^. Socialists, or Socialist sympathizers. It,was
only" natural*- that .where' the unions
were so imbued with Socialism" they
should* want to endorse the party's
candidate for mayor. It was also suggested that the ' Unions would give
most of the financial backing.
Of courso, McLevy wanted the support of the Trade Unionists, but he re-
BOhitely refused to permit the central
body or the local unions to endorse thc
Socinllst-Party or to vote funds for
tho campaign, When-one of tho local
papers published an alleged endorsement by the Barbers' Union pf a'De-
mocratic polltlcinn, the Unions made a
public' statement that thoy had endorsed no enndidato or party in that campaign.
T!)o Socialists have been accused
.ind they have accused others, of using the-unions for political purposes.
In Bridgeport every union man' who
had ever run as a Democrat or Republican had, as a mator of course, received the endorsement ot his union, and
often the endorsement of all tho unions. Tho practice of endorsing candidates or parties has worked much 111
ln tho' Union Movomont. It lcndB to
corrupt efforts to elect delegates to tho
contml bodies, and the old political
machines hnvo brought dolegatos, nnd
ovon papers, tn tholr offort to nwlng
politician, oven when ho Is n Soclnllst,
nnd plodgo tho labor vote, But tbe
politician, ovon whon ho Ib a Socialist,
Ib n partisan first and a trade Unionist afterward. If he Is a Socialist, he
protests vlolontly whon a majority of
Democrats ondorso a candldato of
tholr pnrty, hut tho vory moment the
Socialists bavo won a majority the
Unions aro naked to ondorso tbo Socialist Party. Those tactics create
bltternes and dissension, and any such
effort on tbe part of Socialista "to
swing tbe Unions Into lino" differs
only In method from that of the graf.
ten wbo try to corrupt tbo Labor
Movomont. " Tho policy Is a bad one,
nnd McLevy stopped the practice Absolutely by hla resolute action.
MuMivy * ucciiion was tbat of a
innu who hui Ihe hklthl «n«i U*tl
Intcroati of the Trade Union Movomont at heart. It Is In accord with
tho policy of mnny European Social-
tats ,who have urged tho Unions not
U> «Uv.\-i_*_ GsivkAki*^* m. .oi_k aa ibdi-e
was the slightest danger or disrupting
tbe Trade Union movement. It is
also In accbrd with the advice of Debel
and Man, whose words I have quoted
In previous articles, Even from tbe
most narrow Socialist point of view,
McLevy's action wis wise, To attempt
to torn Involuntary mipport for any
principle la tbe height of folly, In*
stead of getting support there than
•elsewhere. And all this ono receives
reeentment You cannot brand men
aa yeu brand cattle. If y<w ewM, thl?
would not t» worth th* labor r>t ttofng
If,-however,1 .-McLevy   "declines'?;to
the '.union's _,to.;take ■ part in;-par-
tisan -politics,: he' urges-the_n..Tvit.hali
the power, at his command tof take
action on every measuje'that promises
to benefit,the working class."' Before
the" meeting of the .Connecticut"fLegis-"
lature.of"l911',-4he. Socialists arid, trade
unionists came' together * to?( work -put
their legislative .demands.- "'In? the previous, gubernatorial- campaign the Socialists haddemanded the passage of a
workmen's compensation "and a trades,
disputes'"law." "'AH   parities   "pledged
themselves1 to the former, the Socialist-
Party only to 'the' latter/' When the
conference met? at Bridgeport two bills
were submittedcovering-thedemands
of Labor oh both subjects.' The workman's  compeneatioir bill was ".far "in
advance of" anything contemplated by
the old parties, and the trades disputes
bill'was a-measure" which*few capitalist politicians dared   to .oppose,   but
which nearly every one of them secret-*
ly fought.     It-was'modeled after the
English act, and'was intended.to legalize; strikes, boycotts and.pickets.
-Practically "the .'entire ' mass of
trade, unionists, fought for "both bills.
Tremendous gatherings of labor men
met at the Capitol to attend the' hearings. .The class feeling'became in-'
tense—the" employers * fighting "on one
side, the employes ,on the, other. .'Democratic and Republican politicians
faced destruction.-no'matter what they
did? If they favored 'the ;-bi31sthey
would be destroyed by the'corporations
who had paid .their election "expenses
and rightly., expected them to .represent-the interests of Capital, If they
opposed the" bills, they would lose, the
intelligent labor.vote.- -Both bills were
defeated, but this* legislative campaign
hadi an ".immense educational ■ effect
upon the'working "class. ' It showed
beyond any. possibility of doubt that
the two old parties^were bound hand
and foot to^ the*"manufacturers, 'and
that Labor,could expect no reai bene:
fits at their*-hands.   / --   /'"A-,
In _ all thts -. work McLevy . was 7 - a
leader. . Union-* men-may be. divided
at present in their-political affiliations
A' minority*-'may/at all times .resent'
having, their-money or. their moral
backing? go toj, support ,the- Socialists,*
but, iri the* entire'^ State'of Connecticut
there could, hardly, be' found one work^
ing man who could, oppose the legislation dutiined.abpve. , For such work
union funds:• may" properly be spent;'
the union officials could.* spend their
time in.no better way.than to work for
such measures.' •"'.?,
Of course," McLevy js'not insensible
to the fact that'all. such work makes
Socialists. * Inideed It is' educational
work of the highest character, because
it-'will bring the entire body of workers to the practically unanimous view
that thoy must bulla 1 up a.working
class political party .to capture cities,
towns and states, and to administer all
government in the-jnterest.of'the a"c-b
tual producers of wealth^ ---SS',.Sy
< This" type, of. •yor_.;j'isv_-eing "done
elsewhere.   I write of,.it as-happen-"
ing iri Bridgeport only?"because-1 ,lqiow
better what is being done by legislative
work by Socialists and trade "unionists"
can , only.   have,.one   result.yBoth
groups of workers learn? in .the1'mo-it
P0--,ii\e manner,"the identity'ot thSlr*
iiiterortc     It is impossible ,r>c iner.to
fight'day by'day,'side* by'side, without'
seeing the necessity for harmony,' comradeship, arid mutuarassistance.' ?; ..
; Now and then', the people will read
iri ]the papers that the Socialists haVe
captured  this or 'that, union. I   The
cheif officials of the'Tailors, the Bakers, the Brewers/the Machinists,-the
Miners and several cither International
unions are today' Socialists. '* .But^'hc.
who believes that the-Socialists have
captured an organization,, when   -"hoy
havo captured its offices knows, I fear,
very little of organization.     The fact
that Socialists have captured suc^i offices means, of course, that among the
rank and file,of union.men the'prejudice, against' Socialism' is, disappearing. '   If, however, any one; believes
that the official of a labor organization can .use his position'to tie h\p or,
ganizatioh. to, any' party,* he-..is -profoundly mistaken, „- Indeed,"' if the "ar-,
tides-of tliis-series convey any message from Socialist Labor pleaders, it
isythis; 'that' .partisan politics- "must
never, be flowed to divide,the'-unlori
movement.   ,...?"      , y =* ,"..     -
McLevy is, it seems to me, a'striking'figure among;those who have '"'a
position ' of .leadership iri both'mov.v
aent's of the working, class. 'He's
t/'be sure.^orily'a minor figure as 'et.
The greater part of his life'is spent.on,
a slate roof, but he is a type of Labor,
leader' that we shall see more ,,6f in
the near future/and I "have dwelt at
length, on" his, tactics because they
seem to me "hot only an excellent, exam pie of -what has b'uilt* up the great
and'powerful European -'movements,
but also because they Seem- invulnerable.? XS'yy -** -v "- -S'.y^ y
" The swinging of- organizations for.
political; ends- may.be quite properly
the. work of grafters";. it may also "be
what the Capitalist iriasters expect to
do-withvthe*.?organizations   of  their-
i'hereiat, any "time and-.in ,aajy.5
,-Hianit3r.??7?? YouVcfrinot^. swamp? 7,
7 -us" ,-ylth a;'large^ordisri-or- give _
••; jus - so • Bib-til -a* one': that, we" will • -.
.".ynb't? attend ;'to lt7.i^*y y'? ,7-7 '
for,-any .kind, of °?bulldirig
- may • be- at": work - upon;'- Have.
„ us; send l?yoiiVwhat, you; want^
'.when you' want HAA
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LL.DW D.C.L.. .President ■
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Assistant General Manager'
CAPITAL, $15,000;000    ;-VREST,i$l)2f500,000.1;
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with foreign countries.*   It is "specially, equipped for 'the purchase and
sale of Sterling and,other Foreign exchange,;drafts and Cable Trans- '
fers, and for the financing of imports and exports of merchandise. '.;   - *
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* Cheques and Letters of Credit'issued and "available*1 in; all' parts? of the -
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slaves.1'.."Butf;the .study of Socialism
should surely, lead, us to nobler'means
than those pursued by the* enemies .of
thc -working- class.   , As lSngels .'has*
itidAV'", ',.**  , - ' ■'"' ;-*'4'*'
j'Th6 American workmen {will bbnio,"
by  like' the English—in"**:- their' j^own
■ti        - <• • •      - ■ .-j
way.','        -     ■- „•■-"■• .,•■
Overriding; the will of the" minority
may be necessary at times in any organization,' hut it -is* not necessary or
effectual," as we have seen,^in;educating, and convincing - men to-act as a
unit in'politics. ■" ,"'   A
'.". '(To bo continued)
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. Capital-Paid Up .' 7....$ 2,870,000
Reserve andUndivided Profits ?.*.  3,500,000?
•Total AssetB...:.'...'.?. .'. , 44,000,000-
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!- - Just as a successful merchant makes every
.effort to give hl"s'customers,courteous, effi-
'clenf* attention,1 so do the officers of the Bank
of Hamilton endeavor to render to depositors
eVery^serylse'consistent with, conservative
''banking practice?-11'"-.  A J A 7 ,   7"."\-v
'■*:'No deposit'is too small to* assure the de-
-"positor,• consideratet treatment-^the. savings'
accounts of those in moderate;clr'cumstances
- are^welcome'd-wlth'.courtesyAand wlth'ab-
sence of undue formality which* makes bank-'
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-,  v
An Analysis of
Exchange Value
Introductory Talk Given by W Grlbble
to Portland (Oregon) Local
Economic Class <       <>
A clear understanding of "value is
tho first essential to the student of
soclnl economy.
Now, wlmt,is value? -
s Valuo doos not exist, apart from a-
terlnl thlngH, any more'thnn life oxlsts
npart from matter, ■
Neither Value or < Llfo of thorn-
solves cnn bo soon, board or folt, yot
wo know they exist,
Lifo Ib that animating principle contained in nil forms of organic nnturo;.
it Ib tho valuo of organisms, produced
In the laboratory of nature.
Valuo is tho prlnclplo contained in
otherwise uboIouo and valueless matter; It Ib tho llfo of-commodities con*
colvod nnd brought forth by tho travail
of labor. ,
As all forms 6t organic naturo contain tho namo kind of llfo, so all kinds
of "comraodltios contain tbo samo kind
of vnluo. *•
You must understand that tho word
Valuo, used, without nullification, al«
ways means Exchange Value,, that bolng tho dominant form of Valuo undor
a systom in which Values aro produced for exehanxt.
To giro a brief definition: Valuo Is
a soolat relationship oxlstlng betwoen
commodities.  ,
tu oiu-i.ttoU.. 4 u*m »t>i_>» »_■*» wi
nnd n htix ot tncin, t^o wrllrton itay
dlfflront In appearance and In uses-
different use vilutis, the use of tho
flint being to cover the head, and tho
uso of the second being preferably, to
Tbo uses of these articles being our,
tlrely different, how comes It that thoy
havo a common relationship?
Tbo answer Is: . Tbey aro both socially produced.
Tako the hat, for example; let ut
•»«. hnw if rnme to b« » h«*t "how tho
material of which It Is mado was first
atartod on,Its way to becomo * hat,
trace the various stages In production
through which it passed, accumulating
now value tt -neb tUge until eomfte.
tlon, th.>n Apply whnt. w* fiavo t*«mt
to all other forms of wealth and we
^"n* #|f *** *••* •*
shall have a clear idea of tholr'social
production and consequent 'social relationship. .    •'   ■"
„ Now, hero's the hat; can anyone tell
me what it is .made of? .
■ Felt, that,.'B right, but what Ib felt
mado of? You see' wo want to'take
this hat back to tho rawest of raw
materials, to the very start of its production, If lt wero possible to do bo'In
a system of social production.
Strange to say, I don't know everything, but I happen to know that felt
is mado, of rabbit's fur, obtained
chiofly, from Australia.
Lot us, In fancy, put this hat back
on tho rabbits in Australia,
"„ Thoro It Is on tho rabbits' backs, of
groat use value to tho rabbit, but of
no oxchango valuo to man until It ls
removed from tho rabbit's baok,
Thoro Ib only ono way to do this,
Just one way, mark you, nnd that is
by labor, The rabbit Is cangbt or
killed In ono way or anothor nnd tho
fur removed from hlfn. Tho fur has
now some value, put thoro by labor;
It can now bo sold—oxebanged for
something else.
It Is next conveyed to tho coast; It
will "fetch" moro there. It has become
moro valuable—more labor has boon
Incoropratod. It Is now put on board
a ship to be conveyed to London, Iftig-
land, we will say, -
.Tbo act of putting It on board.adds
. iin.       .,- .,«"
»   ilf-L4f,   Mttfit,    ItttW*.
Thn tihlj. ntriTtn; the net' o! cdbUbj;
off from tbe whurf or weighing anchor
gives that fur more valuo, every aet
of duty performed by tho captain
mates and seamon every  day  gives
(MAMA    ♦»**♦••*    *•*'   t«*i    #.- m*l *     «~t,-,,*■,
stokers, ewutlng and ttewlng down
below are adding value to tbat fur
wltb orbry stroke of labor they pei1-
At last London la reached and Uto
cargo Is discharged, tho for Included.
The fur,Is mora valuable here oa
the -wharf In London than It was tm
tbe wharf In Sydney. Why? ft Ia
still fur. It Is not changed In form.
Ko, but It has changed In place.
night hero let tne point out that tho
prlnclplo of production Is very simple;
It le tho act or Moving existing teal*
let 10 «a intelligent, purposeful, mas*
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1          SECRETS OF HOME LIFE          I
Statements made by pitknts taking the New Hetlwd treatment. .Tliey bow it Cares
( p ■ - i ,.    . -   , -
-3_r No N*met er T«__tmonU__ ui«d without -written coiuent >
1 Patient No. 10174.- '< "Th*o spots are all
Bono from my legs and arms and I feel
good now. I am,very grateful to you,
and shall novor fornot tlio favor'your
medicines havo done for-mo. You cnn
' ubo my namo' In rocommondlng It.to
' any sufferer. I am going to got married soon. Thanking you-onco m6ro,
etc." '       *    .y.'.y
I . it
Fntlcnt No. 10705.    Ago S3.    Single.
Indulged in Immoral halts 4 years,- Do-
posit   In  urlno  nnd  drain*  at  night,
Vnrlcoio Veins on bqth sides, pain-.'In
hack, ,woa!_ sexually.    Ho wrllns:—"I
' reoolved your letter of recent*dato and
■ ln reply I nm plonsed to say that nftor
'taking two months' treatment! would
consider mysolf oomplotoly curod, ns I
, Imvo  seen  no  signs  of them coming
hack- (ono yoar).
Patient' No. 16033. - ."I havo not had
n regular Emission I don't know when
ond am feeling fin*. The world scorns
altogether different td me and I thank'
Ood for directing me to you, .You havo
been an honest doctor with me,"
Case-No. 10B8B. 'Symptoms when he
started treatment:—-Ago 21, single. In.,
dulged In Immoral habits'several years;-
"Varlcoso Veins' on both sides—pimples
•on tho face, otc - After two months'
treatment-ho write* as follows.—"Your
'welcomo lottor to hand' and am very
glad to sny that I think myself cured.
My Varlcoso Veins have, completely dla-,
. appeared for qulto a whllo nnd'It seems
' h euro.* I work harder and feel loss/|
tlrod. I havo no'dealrofor that habit
whatever and If I stay llko this, wlilck-
I havo every reason to bollovo I will.
Thanking you for your -kind attention,"
etc.       , ". A
'-' rnll.nt No. 1-.52S, This patient (aged
ER) had a ahronlo caso of Nor vous Do-
IJIty and Boxual "Weakness and wns run
down In vigor and vitality, Aftor one»
month's' treatment be reports as follows!—"I am fooling.very woll. • I hav«
gained 14 pounds in ono month, so that'
I will havo to congratulato you." Lator
roport:—"I am beginning to feel more
llko.a man. I feel my onndltlon Is
getting better every week." Ills last report!—"Dear Doctors—As I feel this Is
tho last month's treatment that I will
have to get, I thought at ono tlmo I
'.would never be cured but I put con*
fidenco In you from tho start and you
have cured me."
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«^^mmKirsmf*m9 All Utters from CsBtJsjnwtSs aiMrsMMl lo our Can.
ILnWm*    m%KJ I l^^&»dla»CoiT«ipaMsneoD«i>sHn.»i.l as follows!
,%p—f   ^SmhmhHI    DRfl. KENNfiDY ft KENNEDY, WINDSOR, ONT.,
Cor. Michigan A?e. and Grbwold St. Detroit, Mich.
ner, so tliat It becomes usstul Instead
of uitiloss, valuable Instoad of valu«>
Furthermore, the principle of pro*
ductlon Is unohanxeable, though th«
method Is being constantly developed.
Wo will not attempt to follow evory
detail in tbo evolution of this bat
from that fur,*' that would bo Impossible In tbo time at disposal.
The fur wo will presume Is con*
signed to a firm of haymakers tn
London, whoso draymen convey'It
from tho wharf to tbo factory.1 Moro
fnV***      «-Mfte*_si^ ***'*. it* ' WAV ft    ft    «*#*««*!■
i» >.» *-   b.  . *_» 1 ^  ^   V krm-*MN>       | *+*■**,        #  . ^_H^k^*>
thrwifh n numb-*? «t )jwv»Mis^s, 'wm»
labor being tpp.led and moro valuo
Incorporated during oach procois.
At last tho for has taken form as a
hat. It Is now fit to wear,   Perhaps
«,.,„,.      ,J   v»..     *nm     **£IU-Mhx-     *«!*»*.*    t.,1     f«*
now * finished product," Hold onl
Tbat was In Loidon. But this hat
was aold to tho consumer lo, tbe Unltod
Btatoe. How about tbo labor of bringing thia bat from London to Portland t
Did tbat labor add no valaot Yoe, as
truly ai tbo labor In tbo factory where
It took shape as a hat, Tbe labor In
the factory gave It tbo fern In 'wbleh
It waa wanted, and tbo labor that
MnvoW It-MmlVmiUk'm ft la \U
place wber* It wm wanted, tbo clerk
wbo paaeod It over to our eomredo
to whom It now belongs tMrformtng
tbe final act la lit production, adding
tho last .little bit of valuo to tbo hat
at tho moment It passed from his
hands Into tho hands of the consumer,
Labor, nothing but labor, has produced all the valuo contained in tbla
Apply this to tbo box ot tack*,
starting at the Iron mine Instead ef
tho Australian plains, apply the samo
lino of demonstration to all commodities and yon will see that the value
of all of them Is socially produced and
that fact gives them a common social
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» <* *****•, »*»d_.*f-» **>*_.**    *tV»V    V*      »**-V»w    WW*
nit Inn v.
(1) Value Is a social relationship
existing between commodltloo,
(Do not forgot that tho word
"Value"  whon  used  alono, always
T«VIW|«lll  *W«t«*.totMk   VHl(l«)
(!) Bxcba.ago value Is quantitative
—to do with onantltles.
, (8)   Use valuo la qualitative—to do
wltb quelltlea—ueea.
(4)  Production la tbo acts of moving existing matter In an latelllfeat •
way till It takes • useful form.
(0 Capital Is not a thing but a
condition of ownership of tho tatase
of production—that condition ot ownership proraiUng at present.
. WJttt this introduction we wit! consldor too matter farther by tsklmf np
tho study of "Valao Price and Profit,"
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List of Locals District 18
Rant-head  V. Wheatley, nanhhend, Altn,
Deavor Creek  1\ Oattghlon, Donver Crook, via Plncher
.31   Dollovue J. Durko, Bellovuo, Frank, Alta.
t'lnS   TUnlrninr*. . W  T,  w«-«--r, *!.!!!;, .Ml::.
Ilurmla...  .t. MaMnll, VflM^flrp, Altn.
Carbondalo J. Lonsborry, Carbondalo, Colcmnn, Attn.
Canmoro N. O, Thaobuk, Canmoro, Alta.
Coleman  W. Graham, Coleman, Alta.
Corbln   O, M. Lafforty, CJorbln, n. C.
Chinook Mine* .... P. K«»11t T.lnTnon/1 rt»;»   H"-,
PJamond City Albert Zak, Diamond City, Lottbridge.
Pernio Tboi. Uphill, Pernio, D. C. '
Prank. Jas, Kennedy, Frank,,Alia,
M07.,Hosmer , W. Balderatono, Hosmer, B, C.
1058  Hillcrest  J.O. Jones,Hillcrest,Alt*.
lethbridge,,..,.., !_. Mooro,   601, 8tvte«nth at, N'orU. T_ethbrldge,
I^thbrlilse CoUiertca Fmnln Bavhighnm. «ec^ via., Klpp, Alta.
Lille W. L. Evans, Lille, Prank, Alta
Mttjilt- Lva(  J. Magdail, l'aaiburg, Alta.
Michel............ M, Durrell, Michel, D. C ii
Monarch Mine..... 8, Moorcr«7t, Monarch Mine, Tatar, A1U-,
Passbunr, J. Magdalt. Pa_.sl.urir. All*. '
Itoyal View Thos. O. Ft tier. Royal Collieries LtU.br.df*. Mt
Tuber.. ,, A. Patteraon, Tuber, Alt*.
Talmr.,  Ja-*. Wll eon, 'r»)m, AH*.
'.'.•{Quella famiglia viveva'.come'jperVlut-i'
iujia-' deserto. * Non^aveyafbisogao'di
nessuiio: nessuno" aveva? bisogno? di., lei
__i„recava al paese per'andarealt;. chi-
esa. _ ___ra,uria'Vita>d'.prsi,-..-7!-,A7
prendiamo" quel
vorava da solo', prendevaia?_ieta'-g,'e_?-,
gla,Ja cardava, la^ rafflnava^la'7'riUTa.
faceva tiitto quello'che era ndcedsavio.''
Egli era' abbandbhato a sey-'";.-^'?.   ...
Guardiamo"quel'viaggiatpre^-egii si
rrondeva una" e'arrozza tutta. per,'se; e
spendendo enorihenerite si__iortava da
'.Vediamo ora una famlglia moderna?-
Essa si e accoi'ta clie.q'uel fo'ndo non
pub dar di tutto • e terreno" forte, e non
si presta a certi raccolti.?. Essasemina
molto grano, e ne vendera, e il grantuW
co, che nori vi fa bene, lo compirera da
un altro..   '   ■   ..,«*"'.    -'
I lavori.dl casa ll,fare,dagli.ar.Igia
nl anch'essi han" dlrltto di,:ylvere.
Frequenta il paese, parla con' qualcuno,
beve un bicchlere alfosteVla; vive
Socialmente.'., /   -.- .    ..,   y  - ^
II* tessitore ha bruciato il siio telaio,
e si e recato a iina viciri'a cltta dove
hanno plahtato uno stabillmentb a ma-
cqhina. "Viyie a cohtatto con alti cen-'
to, con altri trecento opera!.. Non fa
tutte'le bperazioni; fa quella per cui
ha piu attitudine. Perche, ,se lui ha-
una disp'osizione, una fattezza adat'ta
per una cosa, deve farne un'altra? -Si
divide inavoro; che ha,Je mani agilie
le dita sottili, fara un'operazione deli-
cala; chi ha le braccia di ferroe pug-t
ni-come'magli, fara un mestie're, pe-
sante. ■"' Cosi, uno ha. bisognb. dell'
nitre*; i rapporto fra uomo e uomo si
fanno piu stretti continui.inevitabili.
- II viaggiatore ha trovato ch'era dis-
pendioso;' ed iricomodo viagglare da
solo. . Se in .venti, separata'm'ente, si
spendelOO lire per uno?-uiiendosi e
facendo una, carrozza sola che ci .port!
tutti, spenderem'o meno; non e cosi?
Ed*'ecco la diligenza,-la ferrovla, Al
tramyai;' fattbri e simboli della solid-
ar.eta.umana.y n ' *• ■ - ■ _•
' E i mezzi di comunicazione? 7'.
yE la starapa? " ,
Noi sappiamo quel che accade in
ogni parte del mondo, noiin poche ore
facciamo centinaia di cbilometri, in un
giorno "attraversiamo-rEuropa, in una
settimana andiamo in America.
• Un. avolta, chi andava',,alla citta,'
faceva testamento e'abbracciava ,i suol
cari come se non dovesse vederli piu.-
Oggi le cog~nizioni,.ie idee, le scoperte;
le invenzipni,vengono.trasmesse, diffuse, camblafe, messe in'comuue; la
societa um'ajia? diventa ogbi di piu"_uni_-
grande "famiglia; ". y. ,*%   ;
Guardateja produzione ;>e tutta* fon-
data sulla collaborazione di molti. II
proprictario chi e? Che' cl mette di
suo? Spesso e una Societa anonima,
di gente che non edel mestiere, e che
per_far andare.quella data industria,
non impiega no tl suo ingegno ne Ie"
sue braccia ne lo suo cognlzionl ne il
suo tempo: vl impiega cemplicemente
il suo denaro. ' Ma questo denaro
come l'hanno accumolato, se essi non
sono ne ingegneri ne capimastrl ne fII-
aridieri ne agricoltori? L'hanno accumolato, o eredllandolo dai loro parent!, o guadagnandolo non gla col lavoro proprlo, ma facendo lavoraro del
bracclnntl, del muratori, dei fllatorl,
dei contadini; faccndoli lavorare eon*
za neppur prendorsl la brlga dl sor-
Vol^vedeto che 11 donaro, nmmuc-
clilato in tal■gulsn, vlnto alia borsa o
alia spoculaziono, o cosa troppo arti-
ficalo,- troppo bug'larda, per glUBtlfl-
caro un dlrltto qunl'o quollo dolla pro*
B se vol guardato al commorclb, vo-
dete Io stesso fenomono. II commer-
do si fa tutto con mozzl pubbllcl « col-
lottlvl, o di prlvato, dl indlvIdualQ non
roRtaoho ll guadagno dollo apccula-
Un tempo, II mercante si mottova ln
mare, con un bastlraonto suo, o nndava
In paesl lontanl fra mllle rlscho o perl-
coli b dovova oflBor navlgatore, guorrl-
oro, avor coragglo, c cognlzionl lo plu
avarlato per adomplor alia sun fun-
zlone utilissima, pho ora un dol piu
fortl clement! dl clvllla,
Oggi, lo upoculatoro stando nol huo
studio, ben coinodo, loggo I Dollottlnl
tifflclall dol morcatl ostorl, tolcgrnfa
col tclegrafl dello Stnto-nl suo rfippro-
aentnnto In Amorica, dl comporaro tan.
tl mlla nulnlnll dl grano; b qunndo
sono arrlvatl-modlnntt1 una navo cho
non o nun, mn dolla wizlono p dl una
Soclotn, egll i-lvoiiilo, Bonz'avorll vfsti;
boiim nvnr implogntn ncnsnnn fntlca.
ncHHtinu qualita, noBsimu i-okiiIzIoiio
sun. IO (.tin.lnfnu le 10, lo 20, le 100
mlla lire!    Perche!
ln mezzo a nunfito MH*li.llz?._irt.l dl
tutto Io cobo, la proprlota dolla lerrn p
delle macclilno, la pcfmlblllta dl trar
KtiaUti-_.uo dai bluognl degli altri o .no-
dlntito II lavoro doKll altri, dovon r«-
stare Individuals
t4 memro I'umanita at arrlcchisce dl
Unii, '[itiu.t uuvuU pur prmiurro di piu,
per vlveiv. meglio e con minore fatlea,
tver. %(*&*tt! e jw?r ^luraral. una thutt
Immensa dovo rlmauero neddu mis«ria
ncll'lgnora^za o n'oH'oscurita?
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, Zlasti malim 'obrtnilcom je "Ppraja-'
joCa se kapitalistiCna prbdukci.a, zlasti
velika industrija; posebno rada^odvze-
la deloyne^moei:, -Zakaj kapitalislibna-
produkcija ne^ povpraSuje . "toliko '. pbr
pbtrpezljivih; -'neodpornih delaveih, 'kl
se brezvolje vtaknejo v veliki.obnlt'
moderne tovarne.-.k! more-saino tednj?
tibratovati r^moteno, * ako    rorno "„i _. ■
stulno'izvril vsako brezste'-.i:;1,! /ti-
e-i'* scbi odkezano gibanje.,   ICer pa so"
cas!u^krt»vu rioletarlatu na'.hli;.j2 plas=-
tiiir.cplo narsikaLeri deli capinskesa
proletariaia snmega dajale najveo do-
lavcev porajajoSi se-kapitaiistifni .e-
ieindustriji, zato je bilo tudl ravuanjo,
fti so ga prenasale te pla^ri, merodaj-
tio za - ravana'hje, ki so _ra kapitalisti
sploh hotell ■ Izkazovatl syojim delav-
cem.   ,-Delo'samo, katerega" blagodejnl
vpliv mei_eanskl ekonomi In moralist!
tako radi opisujejo, je bilo za prole-
tarce najprej vir novega poniianja, ne
pov sanja. '  Neodpornost delaycev je
omogoSlla kapitalistom, da so razteg-
nili delavnik do skrajnosti.     Casa za
Zivljenje ln izobrazbo kapital ne ,privo-
§51 delavcu; ako nl prisiljen.     KJer
ga ne.,zadr2ujejo ovire, uka2e nadalje-'
vati delo do popblne utrujenosti.   Ako
pa" le preostane kratek odmor med de-
lbm in spancem, tedaj ravrib zadostuje
za prav kratke ,u2itke, v' alkoholiCnl*
pijanosti in v spolnem obcevanju, ki'
omamijo zavest bede. -   Skupno delo
mb2 '.In Zen, odrasllh in otrok, ki je
lahko  med yeselimi,' svobodnimi  in
svoje dolznbsti se zavedajoZimi ljudmi
vir najvi§jih dughijinagibov in nravno
poplemenitve za vse,*ki^sega udeleZu-
jejo', .to skupno delo je bilo v kapitalis-
tlPui tovarni predvsem sredstvo, ki ie
pcmho-i'evalq nevarnost okuZenja ''z de-
mo'ralizirajoCimi in uniCujoeimi tovar-
nl£k'iinl vpliv! ih'3e povzroSilo, .la jo
propadanje proletarlata. se_ hitreje.pos-
peSlloA' ■*.   y.
Ni <5uda, da eo se delavski.proletarci
v za2etkih kapitalistien'e velike indtis-
trije komaj razlikovali pd capinskega
proletariata. vKako globoko. s,o se po-.*
grcznill y zlo5!ne,- pijanCevanje, suro-.
vost in umazanost-rdusevno in telesno
—spoznamq najjasnejSe iz klasifinega
opisa, kl ga je podal Friderlk Engels
o poloiaju .delavskih pioletarcev na
AngleSkem. 'v', prvih desetletjih-.tega
stoletja.        •'•■ '
Fernie-Fort Steele
Brewing Ga.v Ltd.% J
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>av '.Porter
Bottled Goods a Specialty
The Quain Electric %., Ltd.
v Electrical  Engineers-;\
.,Electrical Supplies & Fixtures
One of the most pleasing features of
A Flash of
Is  just as  likely  to, strike
the house" .of-tho uninsured-
"man as that of bis more prudent .neighbor.     No building
"? is immune?'
Better Have
Us Insure
you and have    a    lightning
clause attached to the policy.
5    Then you needn't worry every -
- time there is a thunderstorm.
Sole Agent for Fernie
*' Motors
** 'J J -w
'& Vacum;
; Wiring,   :,      -r
Telephone and;
'>'■'.      ,-     •* *
Power Line
-   Head Office
Cranbrook, B.C.
/' •      _     -   Branches
Fernie & Medicine Hat
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Subscribed,
Reserve Fund
_  6,000,000      Capital  Paid  Up
5,996,900 ' "" Total Assets ...*.
.-.   5,996,900
D?.R. WILKIE, President HON. ROBT JAFFRAY^ Vlce-Prei.
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kamloops. Michel, Moyie, Nelson/
, Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria,
'. Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
determlnatioif.of ■ a multitude ofc human animals tosqueeze a little joy out
of life, no matter,how great the misery
and discomfort entailed in its realization. - Of course? anything like real Joy
of living is scarce to be* thought of
under the .present, system of slavery or
any other slave' system, ae a' matter of
fact. *• -St,ill,,the noble efforts put forth
by slaves, bf both high and low degree,
to cash a cheque,'however small, upon
tho bank'of,pleasure, are efforts laud-,
ablo in the extreme and the, returns,
meagre" though thoy- nre, afford the
only glimpse of heaven tlie slave will
probably ever get, either here or in
tho hereafter. ,       •
Fortunately for everyone concerned
it doos not require either great, effo'it
or expense to amuse the slaves. Thoy
arotho most easily satisfied crealuros,
both' as to physical comfort nnd mom-
tal recreation, In all tho catogory of
animal kind, With housing,; in some
casoB ovor approaching the dignity and
pretentions of a decent dog kennel, a
modoBt quantity of hand-me-down-trash
ob r.aimont, corned beef and cabbage
on week days and liver nnd bacon on
Sundays as a solaco to his "innardi,"
a fow slops of beer and a moving picture show for relaxation and amuso-
mont and a capitalist dally papor to
afford -iin. montnl pabulum, thc slave
is In full blossom as tho only genuinely contented nee that ovor aimlessly
meandorod down tho thorny piko of
tlmo. , With Htmig satisfaction at his
happy lot, llfo seems to -him n continual round of plonHuro, a sort of perpetual "Joy rldo," ns it woro,
And it coBts bin masters such nn Insignificant sum that groat Is tholr joy
thereat, Ilccntiso of tho slave's hnppy
condition of contentment tho master's
scat upon his sorvllo back Is couriered
socuro, his iionrt Is nttunod to tho
heavonly harmony of "brotherly lovo"
nnd his vlnngr. anointed nn with the
oil of glndnosi.
For all tho Joy of llfo gnrnorcd hy
tbo slavo on his own behalf, hln master reaps In kind n thousand fold. That
monk submission that Is tlio chief characteristic of lho slavo Is tho sourco of
a satisfaction In tho breast of ills mas-
tor and tormentor that ennnot, bo tnous
tired In words. Woo to tbo mnBtor
when tho Blnvn shakos off the apathy
of ngo*, slilnds fired m a mnn and
Hutu-* tor tbat freedom that can alono
».*>.& _-«.t--.t_ nuU pt<<i»i_y (o (ho earth
*nd make life worth living—Western
President   of "the"1 Civic   Federation
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rade^unionisfn. - " ,'
St  Motor Cycles
If you are thinking of getting a Bicycle or Motor Cycle
,    See John Minton, Fernie Bicyle Store
He has high-grade Cycles to suit any. intending'!j)ufchaser, _ ,
The C. C. M. Motor Cycle, nothing hetter; go as slow as you   .
The open shpp is a menace to America in the opinion of Seth Low, president of tho Rational' Civic federation,
He told ti'tit organization at its recent
annual convention at Washington that
the open shop ordinarily is not a shop
where union and lionuion men work
side by side, but a-shop from which
union 'men*nre excluded, if they llvo
up* to union- principles.
"And if tlio various organizations of
employers persist in their efforts to
crush unionism," he said, "the statoB
and congress will curb them with drastic measuros," Mr. Low blamed a
certain class' of employers for tho
growing feeling ,of unrest, saying:
"Some of tlio largest corporal ions in
this country offend in practice against
tho primary law of fairness—the right
of workers- to collective bargaining
through lenders-of tholr own choice—
and In so doing they-aro, In my Judgment, more rosponslblo for tbo growth
ot revolutionary soclnllsm than all other agencies combined."
"Th Lawr'enco strike," Mr. • Low
said, "and similar occurrences In many
places aro episodes of which'a chare-
tor as to nwalton tho most serious reflection, bocnuso thoy show that the'
relations botweon capital nnd labor in
this country nro far from satisfactory," Tho vnrloiiB classos or employers woro thon discussed at length and
those who oppose labor unions severely criticised,   lio concluded;
"Tho pat.iv.ny to Industrial poaco
and Industrial efficiency in to bo.found
In tho hourly co-operation of employ-
ors with labor unions.
"In a day when China has borom'e n
republic ln tlio'family, of nations tho
trend toward tlio conduct, of Industry
by mutual nK.oomcnt botweon employ-
or and employed would appear to bo
"iikcarid as fast as you dare.    Sole agent fdrfolloving wheels:
and any other make of machine supplied to order.    Beware of
, Cheap .Cycles—they are Dear.        y A ~
Cycles,on Hire.    Accessories.   Repairs neatly executed.
23-e HOME <ggj
A Bank's
-It is tho first duty of a Chartered Bank to
afford ovory encouragement to the small dopojitor
to maintain a savings account. , Tho Homo Bank
has savings departments at all branches and ac- A
counts that aro opened with tho deposit of ono
dollar, aro readily invited and welcomed. Full
compound interest is allowed at highest bank rato
on amounts of ono dolla.- and upwards. Thero is
no formality in opening an account. Morely write .
your name on a card and take your passbook.        5U
<-p y-» <q y-v iyj <«p y-v    Branches and connections
1 U KU IM 1 U throughout Canada
J, F, MACDONALD, Manager,
Fornio Branch.
Dr. Kelley Cures
Diseases of Men.
By Modern Methods
"606" for Blood Poison
Hpoclul t rent in nut for otlinr (IUcokoi.  nf in en:    NVroti*  U'l-iiUiinofn,
VnrU'UNP Vi-ln«i .-.<lr.ir.-l.', Won.I unit Nklii DUoi-iIito, Norm tllrrm. KM-
ii->>', lllititilvr iimi). llrclMl !>Ui.r<lrr«,   rtc,    unit    Coiilrnvtril    .tllrurufi,
-1'ronlnli' (HiiiiiI Jiifliiiiiiiiiilloii, <_>■ tl -.liruiili' CuiidWIoim.
Museum of Anatomy
In Ui!a Ortnl Sluaenm In n'-invu Vy Ut« »l.<i iiuhIoIh, iiiotiwl ronl (low,
nniitiiil nnrl nbnortnnl ^oii-JIHoiit «r tiiu Mirluua parts ut this Unly, IIIiih-
Intllnu fully 1,dI|i n.-ulr mu) i*lironl<< illai-nura of inrii.
O. n. Harlrson, Ilrltlih In*j»c»or or
Mlnos, points out that tho loss of llfo
tn cosl mines is throo tlmos as steal
from falls of ground ns from «xp1o
lions, snd urgo* mine managers to on-
Tor?* sygfoniatto o.t.-,l covrtct .(U)iijiif.j.,
Free Consultation and Advice
MV MOTTIH tltlWli, I,AVri.\(l  .J!'.. II AVI KIM)  OI'ltKH   AT  MOIMIH-
ATI-3 C-OH'I'.
Ktptrt   Mnllrfil   l.tniiilnntlon 1'rrr,     I'm.    lUmnhmtloD    af    Vrtnt>
Mlx.n ..r,r ..... C.,.,,,',1 ",. ■-1 ;iJ.i„ nu»t litimn itrluta «r«-
AtWUtrom, <?nll tir Writ*. Frrr llnnb. T!tPM(hlnM .'otifJi-lrtTHM. llitiirm
tf H.w, i» H p.in.t Hititi.ii>-*, IO H.m. Iii I p.m,
Dr. Kelley's Museum, 210 Howard, Spokane
Electric Restorer for Men i
r "w"r"z:"*:*. t» »n hiw .«*».-*. r^i."*!
w««lrit«n »wf(tit tt 6iw«.
into jft-n • oew ut»a.   Vitti |V» Uo«. tu («- H
LONDON,, June H.—Th« Turkish
Irooiis nd th*ir Arnli slllcs won a big
,'. Ur. Wcilncsdfiy nt IIom< n^cor-ilr..;
io . nows »t«n»*y fOi'r*jiK»ni!>nt il
TillibU who says ilia! l,r.00 italisns
wt«r<» t^ft dpnit on tho flfM whl1-» th»
! TutMbSt -ftMi»..lf-« T-cre only Cp WJied
[ am! IM woond«d. rt
TU battle lastc-d torornl hours when
ri^ik»>*V«>-.inhe itAlIatis, afti-r Uioic routed Wi
^*fe?Iv_lv!*«i_r! wffirtl eiBBfln and ii_*nHtl«« «f tiflf b
TOKIO. .lApnn-CnpUallsiii nml mill-
tnrlsm li'ivn lnld n heavy linml upon
Nippon. Jupnii hns bocomo it world
powor nnd lho population has to pny
dearly for thft luxury. The peoplo lit-
ornllv niv> dnwn nn fhntr Vn»^"
Orn> wlin ktinw .Tnpnn TH'tfMi nr t—n
ty yonrs sro will hnvo rppollortlonn nf
this bi-nuUfiil tun-klssod land nnd Its
friomlly, smiling nnd alwnys morry
people    A mnn'olloiis chaiino  has
rnrtifi nvrr lho nniiii"ii«i».«
Kspcc-inlly hftvo tho hurdcus horotnn
heavy ftltico lho RiiHSo-Jnpiini'HO war,
Tho ffovr-rnmont ft levylnj. onormotia
liixcn to mnlntsm tho groat army nnd
navy, nnd tho results ar« that lho cost
of living   it -Oftrinj.   to   prohlbltlvo
l:t-ii:liia. whllo wnisoa conllt>iM> ut  the , work,n|t cIm ,„ ,,0R.n ,ft ft „UnM,on j w|lrfc.
•am* low Ifwl aa prior in th.-H-nr   '" ,;,.„,; „f 4.MbU<1„.,_.     rhouaiipita   nnd •    Miv tmty movc-mnt thtxt coulrl tv-
*om«-to»i.w«»«nBr» bavt'iw-n '•*•<". thousand*   of  Japanmo worklnrnnon,, mody tli^se tturtii] condltlona la tho
povcrlahfr) worklne rla«M, In fad
It Is tho "ataff of llfo" of the nation.
Slnco Doronihor, liion. tho prlfo of
rlrft has Bono up tuarly l«f> p^r 'f-nt,
I'ndcr thoso conditions It Is not tn
'Ik*   'K<_.u_t*_eil  at   (lul   Un-   ...i)..uif(«-
to children imahlo to aet.-nd arhool bo-
iiiiiKi' of hmiKor ur<* Htipprt>ss(>d. Trim-
. _ aKaliiat proporty ai«i in< rcuslm: at
'an nlarmlnm rato all o\or tho country.
I I'oor pooplo am _lrlv«u Into rolihory
mm  <iiiMT crlnx-a  lo  nupporl   lh»*n»-
$i<<lal(M and trade* union argAntat-
, ilon». but <!:«• Ko.frnm^nt inppresMfi
1 umr:
c»^M.c.u->--rfci(«,uttt_. iani| ammunlilon as w*H aa ntfir*n tn
;ror ««t« at -Haas-Jail's Drua 4t**# \tU handa of tb* victorious Tutrkt.
red.ir.-d to Mttf ifrwdy »pl»ll«ia i M)i,% of hmll,Mi „r,, „„„,„ t0 roiio
wiljiinaUiUMn,    , IfiioiiRh to llvo dmn.Iy. und thi* In
nici Prlcaa Soar i »i,|io of rontlnuous crinAliiH toll and ! thOM! wl'.U an Iron hand.
Ati +%)i7tifit of*this Mult uM nt Uf-. lout houra of iahor. j    This l» tho rev«r«f aide of tho medal
fnr if ***it 'n th* price of etc.-. tl.« . 6«.Ullnft *nd Ramady ,*i.u»i Japan at molt ■ for Itsolf in the
Kt<.ii «ts.'h» and only food of thp lm-;    N***pap«r arlfctm. railing at!«-nilon \ lC'i«*o-Japan«s« war. C\ Si
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Children's Dresses
Children's Gingham Galaten Dresses, in sizes   \
from 3 to 8 years, and at prices from 65c. to $2.00.
These dresses are all the very-latest styles and~
.are made in fine' quality of goods.    Every garment  .
specially priced pior Saturday.       -   '    '   ,
Ladies' Wash Suits
Ladies' Wash Suits—A very special bargain in
Wash Suits. These Suits are made in a pure linen
and come in colors of blue, champagne and white.
These.°are exceptional bargains, and at the1 prices
* we have marked them will be rapid, sellers, so make
' your selection early. One number in particular.
Regular price $7.50; goes on Sale at $2.50., .  ,
White Duck Suits
Another bargain comes in a "White Duck Suit.
These are delightful garments for present; hot-wea,-  l
ther.    Made in a nice plain style and strictly tailor
made.     Special, $3.75..
4 . - L \>
Silk Mull Dresses
''' Silk Mull Dresses, stylishly trimmed with inser- .
tion,and lace, fronts tucked and neck finished with
lace yoke." The skirt has rows of tucking and. insertion. They come in pink and'light blue. Regular value up to $14.50; sizes 32, 34. and 36. Saturday special, $5.00
Ladies' Suits—Our special line still on sale.''
Tliey come in colors of brown, green, and blue. We
' have only a few of these Suits left .and they are
very remarkable value. Coats are lined through
and some are handsomely trimmed with braid on •
- collar and cuffs.1'   Now clearing'at $5.00.    '      *A
-*-'  ^V A*   ^'
Cool SummerWiider^Mar at greathr
■     . '•'      " *'    ; *r*v>A.yA : "-/^SH^yy --   ■   °  ^ y ta',;
Reduced Prices Saturday • -aa';
'-WOftMMmSyy }y' :.y-7
V-.  .  ''- ,
--'- -._■•* -•
Men's-Pine Silk Lisle Underwear in* pink, blue '
and natural colors: all sizesrfromr32 td?44.v * This""
lot includes lines regularly sold at $1.25*and,$1.50 ■
per garment.    On sale Saturday, Special 75c.,       * _
: -ry ,    j     ■     . ',- .   o ^     .       *'     ,   1-"
Outing Shirts
• -OUTING SmRTSi—Men's Outing and Lounge
Shirts; soft and comfortable with collars attached
or detached, double cuffs, made in fine .wool..Taffe-A
ta, Silk and Cotton lines at prices ranging' from
75c.'to $5.50.   ^   ' \ ^ A     -
■ -«.       ' ^ . ' - • ^
SeparatrSoft, Collars to Fit above Shirts at 25c!  .'
each . '   • s    .  •      *"',.,
Extra Special, Men's
*      :' '   ;      y'1 y ,„.-.•     . /   "'
Outing Shirts
• T'Meh's?fine Mesh Underwear in white only,-knee
_ and elbow,.length..   This is,the-,coolest 'and most \
_. comfortable.underwear for hot weather."" __In Com- -
binations at $1.50. ' In two-pieces at 75c7per * ■ '.?  '
'','>■■■-      ■,**,. -'■ •' -",
' ..' MEN'S OUTING. PANTS.—We have'a complete
range of men's-high-class'Outing Pants made in ■
Corduroy or Duck. These garments are cut:in\
the, latest style: full bloom, half peg and regular,
<, made with cuffs; pockets all secured by flaps buttoned down,;,also belt to-match. Prices range' from
$2.00 to.$6.00 pair.     ... A'-
SPECIAL.—Men's   Soft   Lounge   and   Outing-;
Shirts made in Cotton Crepe; a good washing ma-*
.teijial in .white," blue and champagne, with softfturn-
down .' collar-  attached.'',' Regular   value ;*' *$1.25?j
Special, 75c? each! ** , •      <  -      /;
Saturday Specials
*'^y'; .7
. c
. Old Brown" Windsor Soap^ per? doz ?.■_'....
7 White Rose Toilet-Soap,-6 cakes'for;. .A,.'.
-.     ;    x„ .,...,_, . _    ._--',.      y. l   ' -y    -
;■ Assorted Toilet Soap; per doz .".-_.'.-....'./..
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"   Just received a shipment of long kid Gloves, in
-colors,.of black and tan.     Sizes from-5%' to l1/*,
$3.00 pr., N X;   • '   \ ," ;y ,-y.
*.     _ .. . ■, .i '        -   *
* Ladies Silk Gloves,.in 16 button length; come in
black and 'white,, only, double tipped fingers:*
Special $1.00 pr.7
" TOWELS.—Large . shipment .'of- Turkish and ,
.Honeycomb Towels,*-just.'arrived. \ These are a
late shipment, and we are-placing them" on sale at
a "price* which shoulcf-clear them. - Special 25c. pr."
"BEDSPREADS.—Made1 in- a nice yarn, and
smoothly' woven; they are hemmed at the ends.
size°78 x. 70.   - Regular, value' $1.50.. Special $1.00*.'
.     Special in Perfume for Saturday a;    *
PEREUMESf-AA^e are placing all our stock of  Perfumes on Sale, each-bottle neatly, packed in* '-'.
separate fancy box. * They are in extracts of Rose,  Lily, "'Wood Violet^ and ^Heliotrope, etc.     Special, "■
; 50 Cents per bottle .; •     :       ., •
o   Boss Hand Cleaner,'per tiny'....'.':. .'....
V Wliite Swan Lye, 3 tins forV.\ .'■!......,..'-.
I'    " *v\- .-•*   »   A-5-* »i„' .  "y    *
Tuxedo ,Bakiug Powder, 16 oz , ,\....;....
Gold Leaf LiquidShoe Dressing, per bottle .
-  '     '■■■-,      ".-,',>■      ■ yy_   -.
Creamery Butter, per lb.. <•
Dairy Butter, 2 lb for . A .V.;....'... 7. v ..,
»• *- * -      , ■    ' .
-Erinkle Corn EJlakes, - 4 for ;	
•   -.-'*', '"' ".,-,' "j
,   Greengage Plums, 2 lb. tins, 2 for?:'.,,'.; •>.".
Wagstaff's Marmalade, 5 lb. tinyeach .....
- Armour \ Grape Juice, qts. ... *. .
-' ■ Crosse and Blackwell's Jam, 4 lb. "tin
. ■'   y ,y    t   ■ y ' ,y -■*   ;-•
Doriiestic Sardines,' 6 tins for .'...-...
• * - Porli and ,Beans,' l'ss 2 for . 9:.-.. '.'..;.'
'" ,-.Virgin Olive Oil,,V_> g^ t^ ---.-.A
" Durham's Corn Starch,^ 2 pkg for	
' L'yle.'s'English'"Syriip, 2 lb'.* tins j each-
Tetley>*Tea,'Blue-Label, 5 lb. tin, each .'..-. 1.85'
SpecialBlend Bulk Tea^ 2'UAfor .X...:..-..: A75
* ■ '  -    a   r , 7      ""      - ' *'
; ; Corn, 2 lb. tins, 5 for  7.... .r   .55
'•'   Marafat Peas,-2 pkgs. for X. ..A...   .25-
, ' New. Cabbage, per \pound , ' -\. .04
-...,.',* _^,   --•<...  , ■-.--.
"v    New CarrotSjTper pound .M.:s. ?.■   .04;
' New Potatoes, per pound ■-.... .*■'........'.. .*...    .05
Preserving Pineapple,; per doz . A  ?.- 2.25
Washington Strawberries, 2 boxes fprA .......'. :-25
■« Kootenay ".Strawberries," 2. boxes', for':. !-v '.- r.35
**    *':.*   ..:.'„-   ■ > -*     .--.'■   ',   -',.-..,- V ...    .-.'■:"   .
.20 '
.-.»  .65.1
•y -2P(
.i.   .15
.. 1.15.
.-. ;'.15
..    .20.
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Here arid There
J. R. Sloftn, local agent of the Bank
of Hamilton, has resigned.
L. P. Eckstein, lately returned
from Europe, and now located In Edmonton," was in the city during the
^W. Doesburg, who has.been In the
employ of the Fort Steele Brewing Co,
has resigned, and gone back to' the
coast*. •■ l
Rev. D. M. Thomson let: on Wednesday via (..P.It. to attend the annual B. C. Convention ot Baptists being hold at Now "Westminster
Tho Methodists and Baptists will
hold union services during tho noxt
two Sundays owing to tho absence of
tho Baptist pastor, Rev. Thomson.
.Archie Prentice and his brldo,arrived last week from Winnipeg and
havo takon up residonco on McPhoc-
son Ave.     Congratulations, Areh-l-e.
P. V. Wh,olan Is1 tho now manager ut
tho Waldorf Hotel, having takon
charge last weok. ','Pnt" looks to be
tho right mnn in tho right place nnd
wo think lio will mako good.  ',
S V. Wnllnco, of tho Fornlo Hotel,
was lho suncoHBful nomlnoo for Aldor-
man to fill tho vacancy caused by.tho
retirement of Alderman Dickon. Stovo
had it much easier than lnRt January.
Billy Ingrnm continues to Improve
nol enlnrgo ills promlson for tho accommodation of his ovor-lncronslnk
pntrons. Ills now lunch'counter Is
a marvel in neatnnsB and accomodation, nor.csBltnted through his rapidly
Increasing lunch countor dinors.
Congratulations nro In order to
WIUIh Hour through his appointment
ns City Clerk Iicre. Ills training ns
iiBBlstant to the retiring dork has,
doulUloBH flttod Him admirably for tho
position, and WIllli.' many friends
havo no doubt but what ho will mnko
Mrs, ti, .lenntnttii and I-Csiie Mills, of
tho Wnrdorf Ilotel, took their depar-
„ turo from here Monday last and will
bo absent an indefinite porlod. Thoy
will ho Joined at Brooklyn, N.Y., by
Mm. Leslie MSIIh, where thoy will book
pngRngo for the contlnont and ox poet
to spend at leant n yonr abroad.
Tho Roller Rink hns been redecorated and a grand oponing will shortly
tako plnco. The management are to
bo coiigrnluhuod on tho condition oJ
tho rink whlrh Ib perfect, whllo the
ventilation of tlio building per
mlts ono to Indulge In this very health'
ful wrdse wltfiout danger of getting
flvnihentcd." , Tho very latent skates
(Richardson ball • bearing, cushion
spring) havo lieen purchniwl and there
nre kIzoh io lit nil.
Samuel Richards has been appointed
Secretary of the Board oi Examiners
at Corbln, vice Richard Jones, resigned.,       y 7
T. W. Crothers, Minister of Labor,
advises he will be in Fernie on July
14th, and will remain until'the following .evening.
The Brothers Ne'wiug were visitors
in Fernie this week, acting as a bodyguard for P. Burns' Michel .manager,
Bill Ntjwing. . '   '
All Odd Fellows and Rebekahs aro
requested to meet at the hall on Sunday at 2.30 p.m. for tho purpose of
participating* in tho --Decoration Day
services. Visiting' brothers welcome.
, Harold Cue, who acted, as foreman
in tho Fernie Lodge, when that paper
was in tho hands of R. T. Lowery, died
at Coloro do Springs, Col., recontly, at
tho union printers' homo whoro ho had
gono for special treatment. Cue was
a yoiing man about 30 yoars of ago and
a native of England.
' Mrs, Frod Woodhousd and child
leave on Saturday for a visit to hor old
home, after an absence of exactly flvo
years. Tho visit Is occasioned In con-
fioquenco of tho serious illness of hor
father, but hor many frlonds in wishing hor a pleasant voyage, llkowlBO
hopo thnt on nrrivnl she will find her
father completely recovered,
Alf. Buddon, SoclallBt "organizer for
tho Provlneo of Alborta, will bo in
Fornlo on Sunday next, Juno 23rd, and
will spend a few days In our midst expounding llio principle? of the revolutionary working olnHs movomont Alf.
Iludden Is well spokon of as a propagandist nnd from reports can lmndlo
his subject vory effectively, Buddon
Ih nn exceptionally bright young man,
exceedingly witty, quick al retort,
and will no doubt bo much hoard of
before he Is much old or. Besides
Fornlo, Comrade Buddon will devoto
somo timo to tho workers of Coal
Crook and Iiosmor.
decided to conduct same at the Isis
Theatre on' Wednesday, July , 3rd.
Prizes will take the form of new Canadian $5 gold, pieces mounted either as
tlo pin, brooch or charm, to suit the
taste of the lucky .winner. All purchasers of a "tag" should save same
and bring it with him to the Ists on
Wednesday, July 3rd.
local; citizen honored at
grand lodge i. o.o. 1%
R.. G. Dudley. .Grand Warden for
B. C. I.O.O.F has Just been elected to
tho second'hlghest office, in tho craft
of Odd Fellowship in British Columbia,
namely Deputy Grand Master, and all
being woll next year'will see him in
tho Grand Masters' chair .The office
does not moan that he has to leave
Fernie,. on the "contrary, ho will continue , as our energetic townsman,
Bobs many friends horo, and throughout the Kootenay, aro glad to hoar
of tlio distinction conferred and we
know that it has not beon misplaced.
J. R. Lundie and Thos, Robertson
represented Mount Fernio Lodge No.
47 nt Grand Lodgo at Victoria, nnd
roturnod homo Monday night,
THE 1818
All tboflo who havo read "Nicholas
_s_ck"«t>>" vsi'li bo able to tetrcsh old
memories by attending tho IbIh Theatre tonight (Friday) nnd tomorrow,
Thono who havo beon ao busy In llfo
no not to hnvo found tho time to read
tins niHHterpioce ol Otm», l)k*ken,B'
can loam tho Btory in forty mlnutos
nt tho Isis, The characters, wo un-
dorBtnnd, nro excellently portrayed,
and tho costuming beautiful, quaint
and unique. It la a two-rool foaturo
film nnd phouM lw» sw.n to bo appreciated, Tho usual number of high-
claaa Into pictures will bo ohowu, und
tho IhIs Orchestra will rondor appropriate latest nelf-clloni.
tom uphill Re-elected
Gladstone Local of Fornlo and Coal
Crook hold Its elections on Tuestlny,
Juno 18th, nnd tho"o.ily contests woro
fpr tho Financial Secretary and Check-
welghmon, with tho following rosult:
.   383
.   120
A,  DAVIES    ,,
."    -10
(First four oloctod)
.   278
J. E. SMITH   I., , ■,
.   270
,   250
J. W. GRAY 	
.   109
, - 110
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Have Comfortable Feet
" . -     *       ^      *• '        t {< '     *• V 1      .* *■
Summer, time always brings additional'foot trouble
through chafing, heating,- and excessive perspiration."'
Foot abraisons are extremely dangerous as they, are -
Asusceptible to,infection.   Most of your foot troubles
can be avoided by the uso of our '
i \      * ** _i --1
Foot Powder
A powder that^has healing, soothing properties. Takes
the odor out*',of perspiration, vendors'your shoes moro
comfortable and walking moro enjoyable. .   ,     -
;. .25 cents the can
BleasdellV Drug Store
torostlng and scenio spots in tho wholo
Tobacco Valley is now the Mecca for
many picnib and sight-seeing parllos
from Eureka. Somo .day soon tho utility ns well as beauty of this gift of nature will bo specially recognized, and
tho ttoosvlllo ond of Tobacco Valley
will grow ln valuo through settlement
aiid intensive cultivation ,,of tho soil
nt an amazing rate,- Some of tho richest soil in Tobacco Valley i« found
on Uiu RoobvIHo bcncli , lands, ' and
thoro is on abundanco of pure water,
making It doubly attractive to the
Fishing In Tobacco valley 'streams In
reported to bo oxcollent, somo nlco
catches of char and trout having boon
roported within tho paBt fow days,
Calgary real ostato.mon buy 2,700
ncros noar Roosvlllo and will subdivide .into 10 aero tracts,
Conl-ldorablo land Ib changing hands
b-plwcon Ttoosvlllo and Gateway.—Ad.
Tlio following tonm hns boon soloct-
ort to pluy Colonian here on Saturday:
l     i   ,   ^,,,-,  m.1,11.. .,. 1 rr»< ii-I,,,,..
,      .L>.   ..MMIl.MW'l |    L.»..l.4h..-   ....__      It t.,.^1411,
Rwoenpj., Andrew Atlnmnon and T.firr,
Bootli, IT.' Adamnon, Manning, P. Join-
son nnd Hartwell,
llOBervos!' Mills and WntBon '
Linesman:   T Cllmlo
Tlio i Athletic Association has arranged a novel drawing in connection
with their nport* dny "tng*" and havo
SNAPS on Local and outo.do proporty,    Apply, 15. Hnrpor.       0 4_-np
A C-roomod Houso to ront, furnished
or unfurnished. Apply T. W, Bold-
orrton, Annex KxtetiHion, Fornlo,
• Furnished Hooms to let.   Apply, Mrs
J Stowitrt, Dalton Ave., Wood Strom:.
(Groat Folio Daily Tribune Friday,
Juno 17th.)
Hooi-V.Ue Ful)i_, on« ot tho most in-
Court Revision
tho first sitting of tho annual Court of
Revision for revising, correcting and
hearing ffimplaintii ngalnst the nsses«-
mont ub mado for tho yoar 1012, will
bo held In tho Council Chamber, City
Hall, Fornjo, n, C, on Tuosday, tho
23rd day of July, 1012 at tho hour of
eight o'clock In tho afternoon.
All persons having complaint! OK*
ftliiHt tho iiMKOKBment must glvo notice,
to the osHossor - In' writing, nt loast
ten days beforo tho first sitting o(
thlB court.
Dat«>d at Fornlo, D..JC., tlio IRth day
of June, 1012,
Classified Ads.—Gent a Word
f*,p*,1),J; ^r*"*" -ii*^*»-
«<~ \~-
i.-t-A-Jiffi&^i'Z-J,  i
Will  Exhibit Afternoon
aid Night in
FOR RBNT—Storo ln tho Eckstein
Dlook,    Apply, Croo and Moffatt,   ''
FOR 'SALE—Cottage on lot about
120 foot square, tho property of Mr.
A, IT, Oreo, who Is leaving Fornlo tho
flrBt week In.Juno., , Will soil tho
property as a whole, or will subdivide,
Can bo purchased at a bargain, and
on very, easy torms, Apply to A. II.
Croo.'   .      '
FOR SALE—Why pay ront whon
$10.00 down and $10.00 a month will
uy a Five Room Ooltago: wood shod
and a good 'woll on main street in
Wost Fornlo, Apply E, A, , Lozort,
(Jruhbrook, D, O
FOR BALE—E'eht-roomod Hous..,
f on odd; in Wost, Fornlo on throe-quar*
torn of an aoro clcrcd and aultlva.*!,
Will soil for'|1,400, or to qulok buyor
oasy lormB.    Apply, District Lo1g.r
LOST—Ono Sorrol, Horuo,' weight
about 800 lbs., brand "K*!, on' loft
shoulder, ono whlto hind toot, whlto
fncn. mnno trlmmnrt. Flvo dollars
reward for information loading to his
recovery, F. Hutchinson, Mlohol, D,
tontn nf the th'^-rnnmorl rpfitrtwn nf
S, W. Barclay, on Dakor Ave. for sale.
Tho biggest Snap In Town, Lot 00 x
120, cleared nnd plnntod, in hoart of
tho city; only $350 cash, Quick Sale,
Apply, Wm. narton, Singer Agont
-.4 Up
TO THE PUI-LIO-On and aftor
Juno 14th, 1012,1 will not bo responsible for nny debts unlosa personally
contracted for yours truly,
Fcratc. II, C.
tit I*
Men, Women
and  Horses
of Canvas
Colossal Double
' i        n
Superb Trained
Animal Exhibit
We never
Never Deceive
Never  Change
' on ••   Wl H.1MMI •*.
v. J
See the $1,000,000 Street Parade
. .*.  . 1 '. '. '   ' '    ,
(j the Death-Defying Dare-Devil^ Act
on tne Show ©founds
' after the parade'
.^p ^s 'fi^fij^    h^^^j   J3?iS_____i____L____L
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