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,; CONISBURGH,', .England. July -9'y
The bodies'of 69 victims of.a series of
explosions ; in tlie Cadeby ^ tiollieries'
this" morning .Have been' brought • to
the surface?.- .It is;-feafed^that-V-.fiir-
tji-erVsearch of tlie mine will.increase
tlie.'death roll (.to 80."   - Of jthe -killed" 30
were'" 'miners;', the others", lieing', men
who.Vent into the pit to'rescue tho'se
."entombed. '"Among -these'- are   three
''/government inspectors, including !Wil-
• • .liam Henry Piclf-ering,«.chiet'in8pe9t'oh
oft ,mines'.-Yorkshire'and/ Nortli tjMld-
.*-. land' difetrict,' who'Svas .to. have explain-.
■ed to King'George and Queen" Mary
, tliis afternoon the workings "(of - an:
, other Yorkshire colliery."";"-'A*' \ yS
y.        ' Miners on Holiday  '.y.yy
■ 7-Tlie',.king yesterday" visited, a^ col-
. fiery adjacent-to" th'e.one'in-Hvhlcli.ihe
-explosion occurred-today .A- T^e pres-
. ence of'their 'majesties int the'district
greatly minimized thei fatalities; ^be^
cause the miners were' celebrating and
had tak^ri?a holiday,' therefore, instead
of tlie .u_JUal.'l36:only 32 men.-were
working ln.,that part of the mine where
the: accidentAoccurre"d.' ' Thirty of
these' were killed outright and' one,
the manager of the pit.-was brought up
alive, but died* tonight?*--,- '•*"     , - 7 Sr
, 'y Rescue Party Overwhelmed"
., .The'fIrst' explosion Vhich killed the
___iners?o!ccu.Ted.' early in' the morning.
It was fqllowed by, an explosion about
5to'cldck'in-the,Jevening iij,-which resulted the. collapse-of the roof,,over--
,\vjielmin^'?the .rescue '.brigade. .y'The
lQn"g?and*.,Queen .visited:.the sceuei tonight/and personally/expressed; their
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i Late^tonightfthe;'d^ath^ii .roll i- had^
^swelled'to, 75 A^Thls'Included ,*. Several
of the/irijure'd vwho, died,r after being^
brought,to'the surface'.''It is believed
tliat"':tb'ere'i'are several, .hodles in the
.Workings.j In" addiflon'• to ? Pickering"
and Bury, the manager of the pit, tlie
dead Include- Dougias/Chambers,*the*
mine/manager a!nd "two ;qf the inspect
tors, Hewitt and iiickie. '.'. ,. > -; ',:
Pickering was orie^of the- greatest
authorities on'mining. _4e "received the
Albert medal in 1910 for' gallantry in
similar-rescue work'after a' colliery
accident, near I_eeds.\, .Chainbers^was
.theson.of the. managing director of
the company, who;-had the .painful
duty-of receiving the King and Queen
and, explaining, the details" of/the disaster.,-   ;7yA,(///i    *
past them every man with more than-
the/average amount of, courage .was
forced wr'gq'.to enter the hall'..'Around'
"the corner, by actual count, were. .150
miners lined up against.the fence/desirous cf attending the meeting .and!
listening?to the address," but 'on-\se^,
ing the .bunch .of .preservers of- the
peace and bosses their courage* failed,
tl'em, realizing-full well,what-lt meant
to themselves and. families should
thfey dare'to run the gauntlet. .'.*.,.
About forty men with superb^ courage
braved the bunch of intimldatbrs" and
coi'Stituted the audience addressed* by
Mr. Watters. Some of them aro.no\v
suffering as a result, their bread "sups
ply being stopped by'.eason.oMosing
their job. Walters-expressed the op-*
inion that chattel slavery must have'
been "paradise, compared to a hell like
that, aud few"will disagree with, him
on the point..   -     ,.»,.-     ■■;,   ,'■'  .
Society,, to*. Combat; Suffrage,** says
•"Womanliness iorvWoman." -
Meets Miiiers'Depiitation
/ and Visits/iheCba^
;/ Creek'Mines ■:.-.
Unionists and Scabs -'Meet With  Exchange, of Bullets   '      / '
-7-Pour'men were^killed and fourjse'rir'
• .i. oualy wounded yesterday in/a'pitch-.
J- Si1' i ed ? battle . between 7 union '"and' - blackleg timber; workers and; guards eni-1'
1 ,   ployed by' a lumber^ triiil/a't^GrabdW;
'*north''of this city.  .  ';*7:     r .r S
' "V *"A party of.200.union men?£rqm-De?
rldder .under the,leadership of A'./Lein-
',   er__on,,president of, the Brotherho'ol
. of Timber-Workers,' went,to Grabow,'
where a'strike is in progress to hold
,   "a meeting.    ;The proprietor of-the
n^lll.and his scab employees, it is,said,
met them and in a wordy, clash that
-   followed sonieono,fired . a   revolver.
This was followed by ,a fusllade;
Trouble haB been "brewing for somo
tlmo, it Is declared? ' Tlio mill, at'Gra-'
bow employs but sixty workmen, '
UNSKILLED -LABOR},.;/'. .,    :
••■&. .:•>] pQURSJNTO REGINA
j' ;'RBG\NA'JJuly  8..—The; labor ^ market is now "overstocked with-unskilled
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lanor^ wmcnTcontinues" TO'poui'*inT™3~r"
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THE ILLINOiiS-? . - '   ' j   'A''   '"A'-;
7 HAVRE/Prance, July 0.~Tho strike
of sonmon and dock lalwors which
Is spreading rapidly throughout Frnncp,
whs accompanied latolast night by
Borlous'rioting hero', 'A numbor of
strikers took possession ot' a lock
steamer and when expelled and drlvon
, off by tho, pollco gathorod'agaln\nt tho
docks and mot tho pollco and a do-
' tachmont of Infantry jvlth BhoworB of
, mleslloB, Many of tho.Boldlors and police woro Injured by bricks hurled from
windows of houses la adjacent streets,
Tho BtrlUorB finally wero forced to
retire, but retreated slowly erecting
hnrrlcadoB In many   of   tho streets,
. Thoy broke nil tlio windows In tlio two
prlnulp.il police Htattoni  In   llio city.
,  .Among tho rlntfoadoM of the attlk.
ors woro sovoral oxcitod womon wear-
Inn rod BflBllOB,
:V;TJie ?hppelei3sness7p^ acqoinpllsblrig'
Anything,,of '-"permanent good' by* the"
enactment r of socalled- legislation. ■ Is
once" more exemplified in the * case of*
the j Illinois Compensation Act, which
is plainly of more benefit to the cm**
plpyers than to the'workers whom;-it
was primarily intended to' beneVt-' -
'Tlio large employers/who elected i<;
come uiu'er the provisions of the'act,
ar i" insuring their "hands," and mal>
ing them pass a rigid physical examination.- ., Those who are not' considered'good'" risks are discharged, and
the elderly worker** are being weeded
out as being moro liable"* to accident.
This Is the usual result of'those'"compensation acts," They, result" In tho'
llfo-of the old tollers-being'mado
inoro.'uncertdln; qnly young men and
women bolng empjoyed, while tho latter aro driven nt a faster rato and
used up ln the fluid,,of exploitation
moro quickly than was tho cube before, Tho soonor tlio,, workors realize that revolution is the only remedy (the better.
v BERLIN,. July 12.4Germariy, is a
very .unpromising field, for.the advocates-'of" female .suffrage, but'***.they
have'_ at least1' this success on record,
that; a society, has been formed-to op-
posevtheir'. agitation. ? - -. With careless
candor it calls itself ,the "German
Federation ,'for Combattirig;the Emancipation of Women";and thus by<implication justifies * the cause against
which, it is ' directed. ' For, as' the
nearest'-dictionary, affirms,? emancipation means "deliverance from slavery,'
and,,even for German men, this'is a
far-reaching admission.
.•The federation is, however,, not entirely male 'in its composition.- In the
manifesto which'It has. issued to the
public i we* find*, more' assertions ■> than
argument's? The signatories believe
"from her whole nature that woriian
was not^ destined for' the' struggles
which"'- today .are. unavoidably bound
up with-the suffrage.", -.They 'think
that "the*national administration and
the spiritual' and judicial offices mus£
as in^the'.past, tie"reserved to'men,
female officials'must be prevented by
law." 'yy "y ; y \--'-y ,
* ' Co-ediica'tion. is (mother thing'that
fills them j with apprelienBion, and they
desire "that"'only".those,'.branches of
.study ?should' ^e-.-osen .tor.^cpien^n
which they can' exercise their"'special
faculties with,'""xi'uccesH" Separate
academies, it is'claimed, should' be
established for female students,,,and
"as Boon as these have been brought
into existence the universities! and
technlcarhlgh schools must be roserv:
ed for male youth, and women only
be admitted - to" them ab listeners."
The'-watchword of the soqlely la.to'
be,'"Truo manliness for men;, true
womanliness for women."
./TlwrHon. Mr. Crothers,*sMinister of
Labor,* in,the Borden Government,"Mrs
Crothers and party paid*a visit.; .to
Fernie ,on'Thursday. ■"He/arrived" in
his special car attached to the passenger, at ■■! 0.20 a.m.,. and-'was met",by
A. J. Carter, J. W. "'Gray,* Thos': Uphill and Nie Mlcisco.-- 'During7.ttie
morning ..he visited,,the-;'Coal Company's'' office; and in the^'afternoon he,-
togetherwith °Mrs Crothers and party,
visited Coal Creek,..where they--were
shown round No. r Jline East by Supt,
Shanks. Messrs Carter"and< Uphill
accompanied them. THis was the
first time-Mrs.. Crother was through
a coal -' mine.; t After a pleasant and
interesting afternoon the party returned to Fernie at'6,p.m.    . ■> . ,
In the evening Mr Crothers mel a-'
deputation" of ttie miners'in his" private
par and matters of general and local
labor interest, and more especially effecting "men .^working: in coal mines
were discussed. ' Such matters - aB
fortnightly*! pay, inspection of mines,
etc., were',, all thoroughly gone into.
The Minister promised, to take these
matters. up - with his' government on
his .return" to, Ottawa. "The party left
for Lethbridge.on the midnight Flyer.
while in others ten hours were not too
much., Challenged, as -.to. the' use, of
the .militia- during strikes, Mr. Crothers replied that the militia were not
used to.overawe or crush strikers, but
to protect,property.A*.The- .duty ,'of
keeping order* and-protecting property must .be performed' by, the government at all costs. , He promised to'ad-
yocate the inauguration of. a system
of national labor exchanges,-covering
all Canada, He also promised-.to support a, workmen's compensation act,
which would give compensation, regardless of whether 'death or" Injury
was caused by tho .workman's folly or
otherwise.: As to technical education,
he said that any, money voted by the
Dominion-Parliament for this purpose
would, be. handed',over to provincial
governments~.o be expended for, this
purpose.   .-.-•' . '
FOUR MONTHS.      ,. v.\
tV.-.Rs  WILSON SEESy   y.
Promises Adjustment of Question
of Diggers Working on, *      ;
Idle Days
.. SAARGENMUND, Germany, July •_..
—A manufacturer named Schalz was
sentenced'here-toda'y. to four months"
imprisonment for* lese majeste. At a
meeting called last'month at a cafe
to organize a' local branch in Alasce-
Lorralne'of the French society, Herr
Schalz turned.a'bust of Emperor William" to the- wall and made derogatory
"remarks"about the emperor. . Lese
majeste prosecutions have become unusual of, late years,
_ VICTORIA, July 6. — Hon. T. ;W.
Crothers, minister' of .labor,""" held a
conference'at, the-Labor Hall yestei\
day «*wi tti-'the'1 inembersi-'of-the ■' trades
unions, and a-free,'exchange of views
took place.'• Mr. Crothers declined' to
pledge himself to support a universal
eight-hour'day, holding that in somo
occupations.five Iioui-b were enough,
On Sunday afternoon last Alf Bud-,
den, of-Battleford, Sask., addressed a
small audience in the Grand Theatre,
taking for his subject "-Socialists and
Anti-Socialists." It* is unfortunate
that such a large number of the workers-cannot avail .themselves of an opportunity to hear an able exponent of
working class'. philosophy on a subject .which is of vital importance to
them. Those," who ,were sufficiently
interested to be present, however, cer-
tainly Jeft, the" meeting with a better
idea bf the scientific gospel of the
.working class'-movement. Comrade
Budden did hot waste any words dealing with the .anti-Socialist who was
limply an "antr'.^tKro^iiTTaclf^fnff"
telligence, but rather with those who
lay claim tb'-,being'"heavyweights."
He presented the*philosophlcal aspect
in such a mannr as to be easily grasped by his'listeners,?and it to be hoped
that .when this co_nrade:again visits
Fernie Iwv.. will, have' the pleasure of
talking1 to an' audience that will reflect creditably on the' claim 'of the
workers in this city to being intelli-
gently class conscious.
, As the result of a,largely attended
meeting of Gladstone Local, held on
Monday evening, last, a' deputation',
consisting of Chas. Edgar, John .Drew,
T. Cllmie, W.'L.'Phillips, H. Lyne,
John' Howbrook and Thos. Uphill, the
secretary, called on W. - It. Wilson,
general manager of the C. N P. Coal
Co. on Tuesday last,.',L The object of
ttie visit"; was' to, lay before Mr. Wilson' theh* views on the'subject of allowing diggers to work at Coal Creel-
on idle days. ■ They contended tba.t
this was unjust to the rest of the,
men^.a-s it,lessened their number of
shifts throughout the .month.. U.They
asked that diggers be not allowed to
work when all the men we're not working.' ; Mr. Wilson agreed with ttie.
speakers. He stated that their claims
were, just, that they hadV legitimate
complaint, ■ and that. he would take
steps to * remedy- such conditions as
much as possible. He would see that
only work that was necessary, such
as strictly development work; etc.,
would be permitted on- idle days. Incidentally, he also remarked that ■ he
believed, trade, would' improve in the
near future and' that .the outlook Is
brighter. The' deputation departed
well satisfied with the.result, of their
As this paper goes to press a, meet- .
ing is,in session'of the mining, department'of the American Federation of
Labor,'at the headquarters of the U.-
M. W. of A., Indianapolis.   ■ The meeting was called to take action • on they
.application of President .Tracey,' representing    the'   Associated    Union    of-.
Steam Shovel Men,    and-   President.
O'Connor of the International  Longshoremen's Association for' closer af- '
filiation with the mining department,.
or,   if  practical,   amalgamation   witlr
the same.     Those present represent-.'
ing the Western Federation of Mincers are: President Charles H. Moyer, •■
Vice-President Charles Mahoney, and'-
Secretary-Treasurer Ernest Mills. Re-,
presenting the U.  M.. W. of A., are
President John P.- White, Vice-President Frank J? l Hayes ■ and Secretary- --
-Treasurer Edwin Perry. *    .
' VANCOUVER,-July 9?^-J.* Heegan,
foreman,for C. H."Archibald,* contractor, .was fined $20 andcosts.ttiis.morn-
ing for the'-most flagrant, breach of
, • STOCKHOLM, July H.—Qoo, Gould-
lng, of Canada, easily won tho final
of tho 10,000 metro walk at thos01ym-
plo gamoB* today,   '
Plans Made for
Fernie Fair
Grounds to be Completed this
tual—rnto ndtid naur.
Tho death occurred on Thursday of
this wook of John Byrtuo. Tho deceased man was takon 111'on Friday, July
r>, and was takon to tho hoapltartho
following Mohriny., Ho loaves an
agotl mother In tho old country, and
a brother horo, working ln No. 3 Mlno
Conl Crook. Tho deceased, who was,
a -mombor of Gladstono Local, had
only hoon horo six months, and until
his lllnoBH had worked on tho midnight shift in No.' 3 mlno, *
W1LKESBARRR, Pa., July 9,-One
thousand miners nnd laborer's wont on
striko ,in tho Wyoming valley" today.
Five hundred mon, employed by tho
Susquohannn company - at Natleoko,
wont out because a number of men 'refused to join tho union, Tho union
men have Issued an edict thnt If underground workers wnnt to onjoy tho
benefits socurod from tlio operators by
tho Unltod Mlno Workers,, thoy must
join the union, At Dutlor colllO-jbtiOO
minors quit work becnuao tho foromnn
discharged a slato picker.
REGINA, July 12,-Tho.Bcolt Gov-
ornment has been roturnod wlthnn
largor majority than tho laBt election,
Tho CotiBorvatlvo (opposition) strength In the house will now number 0.
LONDON, July 10.—At a mooting of
tho Trado Hoard, onlaWlsliod for thoso
branches of tho romly-mndo and wholo
Biilo ticspoko tailoring trndo In Great
Britain ongaRod In making men's garments, a resolution was passed fixing
n minimum rato of wages for male
workors of 12 conts por hour, flpoclnl
minimum ratos woro flxod for malo
who "novor, novor, novor, will bo learners (as defined hy tlio Trado
Hlavoa"?    A   correspondent   writing'Tlonrtl) nt $1 per weok whon omployod
Golden West Coal Company Signs
Satisfactory Agreement with
District 18
How's this for Tlrltons (and othors)
.At a"largely (.(.ended nwUng of
lho local Doard of Trado tho question
of boldluf. a fair this fall van takon
.]]).       -".1..*.r -n-.C.'il-1-i..fft VL 'HA* \_UUu_A_
that tho tlmo to arpingo for a fair
this Fall was too short, and tho muttor
was laid ovor for further consldora-
, tlon.
It was ftlso -stated that tho raco
tra-^fc h»» twar. 1/iH ont. nnd that th*
hoavloit.and most costly of the work
luii been a«omp.l.ihfl<_. Wl»h th»
flxiwiuMure of a tow thousand dollars
mora a flrtt*lasi place for sport, rao*
In ir and halt-plajia* ean bo mado.
li waa daeidad tbat thl* work shall
be Mflsp-fl*fl -Stttlfte tb* jr**r, aad tfe*
Dr_iJ<_<"f of »n mimm! tittr h* Hmimt-
from Qlaco liny, gives a picture of conditions there that is onougn to iuu_.
Uiu  MvlUtUU  u£ \jlUi-  ^Ji-v   lui-ii
,er«n with onvy.    During tho rfront
vl*lt or Prcilden. Wallers of lho Trad-
cs nnd Labor Congress to that sink
of oxploltallon nnd mlsory, tho coril
.nmuiR oiMiiu ol *v,_.i.w. i__.tvn.-4, i- nii*,
ImpoBSiblo to securo n hall at Now
Aberdeen, notico being glvon that tf
tho hall was nsod for a .labor mooting
tha' hall would baro to bo moved off
tho company'! proporty.    What oc«
rtim.fl at T*Jf.w Wdt#»rforil la doaerlb-
ad aa aufflctent. If they could have
■frffnoowd ft, to rnfir» th*» Indlamstlon
of tho -.nlfl-ilnU. thronshout Canada to
boiling pitch."    Boforo the boor set
for the meeting, the general mlno aop-
«»lnUnd«_t for that dlatrlet,   ..with
ettrf ttlftft maftifser and «op*rlntftn-
ifonf, hfifVM wllh a v*ry atroag ipoate
under fifteen years ot ago, fl.R0 at (If-
fill.It altft  uiiUvi   kiJtaci,  ff.u.Hf/1 .^f*-i
The dispute nt the I-owden Mlno,
Taber',. was settled satisfactorily nnd
an agrcomont signed up.
Terms of Agreement
Agreement entered into between tho
Golden Wost Conl Company Ltd., -of
Tabor, and District AS U. M. W. of A,:
Contract Prices
Entries nnd narrow work, $1.00 per
l.2Vj conts por car of 1000 lbs. of
clenn forked coal.
r>0 conts per sot for round booms.
20 cunts per sot for flat booms.
$4,00 for widening out rooms, 0 ft.
ffi.00 for widonlng out rooms, 12 ft.
Miners laying platform, CO ccntR.
Minora taken out on Company work,
$3.30 por day.
Drivers, $3.08 per day.
Tlmbor men, $3,30 por day.
Timberman Holpors, $2,75 por Any,
Tracklayers, $3.80 por day.
Tracklayer Helpers, $2,75 por day.
CLOD—To bo removed by miner for
tho' first. -1 Inches. For five inches,
12 centB per inch per llnoal yard, and
flvo cents for each additional Inch.
Rocms ordorod over 10 ft, to bo paid
In proportion,
BRUSHING—Eight conts por  Inch
per llnoal ynrd If Btowod In eroBS-cuts
without loading in cars.
- Ton conts per Inch por lineal ynrd
If put In cars and stowed.
All locnl conditions to remain tlio
Bamo.    "'•
Commencing July 2, 1912, to March
31, 19ir>.
K. B. HOWnUN, Bfle./i'rnQH.
Intornatlonnl Doard Mombor.
"t_-e-C6rd'_T"Day Act -.which- fiaiTbe'en
brought,up in''the policdTcourA'-for
some time'past. The'evidence showed that Hee'gari had a gang of eight
men laying a cement floor in the basement j of a building -at the corner of
Arlington andvPortage- Avenue , last
feundny.,' ' The'-elght men also "ap-
penred ln the police" court this morning and they were each* fined $1 and
costs.    '   .   •
Society to bo Formed to Arrange .Marriages Wherever Men Are ,
ti i
Duehees of Sutherland ' Deliver* Remarkable Address to Meeting of
LONDON, July lO.—Tho Archbishop
cf Canterbury does not regard favor-
iMr Mi/i wirinnf itnnliilnn of Mio rntlr.K
' > - 'Available
LONDON, July 10.—Tho quostlon of
how wo nro to diminish Englnnd's
rapidly Increasing crop of old maids
has becomo a vital ono hero and hardly a weok passes without n lecture on
tho subject. -Miss Josephine Knowlos,
Englnnd'B foremost export ln this lino,
has just held a lecture in which bIio
severely criticized English parents,
whom slio accused of Injuring tholr
(laughters' prospects by caging them
up at homo, simply catering for thorn
in tho wny of food, clothos and necessaries, but without allowing them n8
much as slxponco weekly for pin
monoy, nnd giving thorn no training
or education that 'would mako them
fit elthor to marry or to make tholr
own living,
' She strongly advocatod tho emigration of glrln on a lnrgi. scnle, rnther
onjoylng tho Bliock this gave her audience, nnd declnrlng thnt hor suggestion was basod on sound common
sonflo as long an thero was a lnrgo
superfluity of women In l<_nglnnd whllo
men In tho colonies woro clamoring
for wives. At tho ond hor arguments
roiiquorocl nnd a society Is soon to ho
formod for tho purpose of arranging
marriages hot ween nultnblo pnrtloB In
T-tiglrim! nnd linr dominions.
LONDON, July 9.—"The   right   to-
strike is fundamental," Lloyd George .,
declares in the "first number of the .
Daily News and Leader in a special1'
interview;' but strikes are no final re-/*
medy.    A little levelling up here and '
there, that is all-they achieve.     No; -'
whenever you begin to ,probe these-
matters you always get*, back-to the
land.'    It is the agricultural laborer,
on whom we should'^concentrate''at-  ;
te'ntlon    No harm' of any kind •>
would-crime to" agriculture if the wage,
for,labor rose to a pound_a week"all-
over the country, and that condition -
would ' be' much the most' effective
way of improving the?minimum wage'',..
in;other, industries.  , Then look    atf
village, life as )t is today.-    I would
rather die In six,months than be con-*,
demned.to go back to a youth kpent ■
amid  conditions  of  such  dull,  grey
monotony,     We must clear out the'
slum—whether In  city or village or
mining urban  district.     We "cannot
tqlernte tlie slum any longer.     And,
if.from any source, capital Is found for,
housing, It would mean just the.demand for labor which will bo best calculated to lovel up'wages ln the village.   Once this Is effected tho flguro
for wnges will not fall again,"
*    '<lt
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f i% *
MOUNDSVILLE,* W. Pn„ July 11.'—
Eight miners nro believed to havo
beon killed by a gaB explosion In tho
Panama mlno of tho Bon Franklin
Conl Co.,' hero this morning, nt 8.30
o'clock. A roBcue party nt onco
penetrated tlio workings, and roturnod
with Wllllnm Hupp and .Too Mlnnlln,
minora, who wore so badly burned It
Is feared they ennnot survive.
Tho couplo were mnrrleil nt tlio
home of tho brldo'a parentH, where
they will romnln until tno bridegroom
gets a Job,—Centrnlln, Mo., (.ourlor.
LONDON. July 10.—Klor Hardle,
tho Labor mombor of parliament, has
been studying tho genealogy of his'
own family and hnB discovered that 02
years ago his grand undo wall banged, drawn nnd qunrtorod and dismembered, nnd apart of his body exhibited on tho Vail of Stirling Castle,
Scotland, for demanding thnt working
men should linvo votes.
Tlio following tonm will iwprosonl
Pernio to-morrow (Saturday) nt. Coif-
mnn: A,' AdniiiKnn: Hhtnlds nnd
Rein; Nweenuy, Adamson and Unrr;
Iioolli, IT. A du in Hon, Mnnnlni., Join-
eon, and Hartwell.
Tho fourth annual hobhIoh of tlie
JJ .il ilvlefurc-v.-jjlfc-u, ;?:r'jll rrveni' T.OVPOV, ,T«V- fl—"Thr- dny .<• rnm.liiphnlrtlng 1h« refusal to arnnt bol/!Vr
teen, $,.25 at nlnclcen-twenly, $5 nt
twenty-twonty-one. nnd $B.2B at
twenty-one-twonty-two. Tvonrners rom
mincing employment In the tailoring
itt..i.-» t* , tt
teen m«y serve a porlod of six months
at $4 per week and (hereafter a period
ot six.monthi nt $5 por week: they
shall (hen receive »n,rh rates as their
ago may entitle them to under tho
nbovo provision!. *
The learners' rates are weekly
rates, based on «S.eek of flty hours,
bnt ib«y we to U aubject to a proportionate dedtietlen or Increase according AJ.tbe nnmber of hours actually ipenl by tha karnar In the (a---
Ing when no one wll! bn grateful for
tho crumbs that fall from the rich
man's table," said the Duchess of
Sutherland yesterday at a meeting of
»•_,„    \'r.|.t*t.    Ctlffftfrt-lMff.   Print.*)*.,     Mil
Society. "Y<ar» ago you called mo
'Meddlesome Millie.'as far as n miserable duchess could lm an agitator I
strove to be one, but what changes
thero have been slnro thoso day*. Th<»
very mansion of Trentham In which
1 nursed my Idcnls Is med to the
ground and tbe pla***. Is open to th*
communion tn Mr and Mrs, John ilnn
ister.     In replying to n reiiuest for
counsel us lo thoso who ate unxioui.
nnd o'iron dismayed at tho decision, Dr.
t.rtT.(.nll sim:
"As regards tlio auoslimi wlietiier a
man who undor the existing law wrda
his deceased wife's sinter ought or
not to bo admitted to holy fommunlon
no universal or sweeping decision bas
been, or, I think, can be rlpbtlj- laid
•Wit. A fuw w««.VkM htUii '.'„«! .'.v-i,,-
Ing of tbe act or 1007 I wrote to my
«d (|s time for ctHtperatlonNwUli other J of »p*cUl police, were lined up a row provides tfiat theia minimum nm
societies neat yeat'l (yards from tbe door of the ball, a«il!eha'fl come Into forre <m Aupist V*.
publl<>.    I live In a i-ottage In jw>a<>«»]«**n «iioee«e a long Uitter, in whirl. I
and Independent aa a friend among j pointed out that It la In my judgment
tbe workers for -*hvm I *1ri«*d wjasy J (mi-owIM* to regard a msn as bwwin-
^,,^. „ „.    y#ar« aga" ling Ipso facto kn open and notorious
tor? ar workshop If aay week la leas     Tlie Ducbeaa aluo aaid;   "AU want ["11 doer on account solely or Conor more than flfl/    Tb* resolution something tbey bave not cot,  1 want;tra..in* that particular marriage after
a r-ottftg*** another porMMt wants ««n  *»**l ** » t^U cooUaut U«:-_ <;*-
(astte."    * )pf**i«dly aanetfctnt-t by English law."
hit.-. In 51:< m(n,V,rr,*V..i*i thc ftntf
of Cnllfornln. Oregon. Washington,
Idaho, Montana mid tho Province of
H. C, will -tnke plnc« nt Tncomn,
Wash,, on July 2.1-27.
fn Now Zealand the Government rail
roads carry school children ISO miles
for from .1 to ft rrnti. C-iplfnllsrs
cannot afford to do such things in this
.land of the p«:oiu>.' It wouldn't
make* them rich fast enough ,
Another Carver
ins Bout
Tweniy-Round Contesi io
Take Place In Fernie
Ah we go to press wo aro given to
fin-W-.''*ii.rl th-tt finer nnd MnHIni
nro signed up to box £0 rounds, $500
u _Me, under the auspices of the
Fertile Athletic Association, on Wednesday, August 11. The w<-!ght t* to
»><*> 1U lbs, at 0 p.m. on night of eon-
test. Mulllna will train under tho
' anpenUlbn t>f Mr. Mt-Xab at Waldo,
Tn Tlelglrim In the recent elections
the florlnl-Democrata gained four
seat* In the nstlolnal body, mailing,
limit uiuubcc now 20.    TU<_ Cclrtcals jnmf  rnrvtr, Vn  nff prebabtlfrj-, wlff
leading with lOt. " {remain tn Aliehet. A   ;THE, DISTBICT I^QER,:^ FEBNIE,.''M.\Q^iJUlM^f 1912^
The Hotel
One; of the
B es t
C. J. ECKSTORM      Prop.
Lethbridge, Alta.
\   Every
Meals that taste like
mother used to cook
Best in the Pass
William  Evans, Proprietor
Cigar Store
Wholesale ' and. Retail'
.   Barbershop
Baths   •     'N
Shoe Shine
Billiards' and Pool
Coffee and Sandwich
Ha'zslwood Buttermilk
Victoria Avenue
FERNIE, B. C.       Phone 34
Livery, Feed
and Sale Stables
Firs, class Horse., for Sale,    $
Buys Horses on Commlslon
George Barton    Phone 78
Sallow Skin
nro all bIkiis of tlio systom being clos«-
ed. Tiio Liter and UowcIh uio luac-
llvo mid tlio Htomuch Ih wonk from
undlKosted foods and toul won.
tlio groat fruit romody, will mnko you
fool llko n now ..orison.
Winnipeg Juno 27, 1011
After tnklrut three boxes of your
VlK Pill* for a-om.i.1-, ..-...< H-.cr trim-
bios I M strong ami woll nnd nblo to
do my uv.il wink. Mrs. A. H, Sautter,
At ail dealers, 25 and CO conts, or
Tho Fig Pill Co., St. Tht mas, OoL
PoM tu r«rnlc ill McLean's Drug and
Hook Storo.
Thl Men Who Min£ Mi
' Whatever of beauty there is in the
landscape .disappears with the„estab-'
lishinent of a coal mine. Trees, flowers
green grass, waving corn, cleanliness
and decjency absent * themselves .in.
sheer inability to stay longer. Nature retires,,stricken.- The environ-v
ment is .thoroughly sordid and dirty.
Mountains of refuse spread themselves in barren offensiveness over .the
fertile earth, Infusing much, of, their
soullessness into the hearts " of ' the
people who are perforce obliged? to
jive, move and have their being in
the vicinity. 'Tis not surprising that
miners lost their memories in floods
The way leading into the mine cannot be described .as an entrance. " It
is rather a mere' track', worn down
by the heavy boots of the miners in
tlielr docile march morning and .evening. ' It fills with coal dust, which in
winter becomes a sticky blacky'paste.
It runs along'the railway side. The
railway MUST be properly made.
The colliers must find their own way.
The pit head becomes a scene of
ghostly activity on a winter's morning about six o'clock, and the bustle
lasts until seven or so. The hundreds
of rough-clad, pale-faced men who
move about in' the dim light of th«
gauze lamps are securing their "tokens," and hiding', away pipes anil
matches. They are waiting to descend
in batches of eight. The cavern of
darkness awaits them; the yawaing
monster which, while pretending to afford the means oMife, will finally de-.
vour them soul and body.
Down in the hovels, owned by the
boss, to whom rent must .be paid
weekly, the wife and' children stili
sleep. The mirier probably.. made
himself a cup of tea to wash down a
couple of slices of toast,- and, hurried
out. Thus * does he nourish him-"
self to face tbe icy blasts, of1 a winter's morn. He .trudges through' tlie
snow,' lost 'to happy memories and
quite unconscious-of his own power'
and' his lost inheritance. . The. silent
cage continues to appear at intervals
ano^^as_jllently does it. move away
again]" into "the dismal depths.*-' -. Behind' us,, the screening plant Is creaking and groaning In anticipation of its
daily load. . -The gmsj stand around
ready roughened arid made coarsfi'hv
ttfir dEiily contact, with, the brutalizing nature of production for profit.
Because' the, soul of.the' busiues'j—•
indeed, of any business of such ,chara "
cter—will.be revealed.,    y S. \  ,
9Full of the consequence of his position the, man, ih charge' demands to
know if the cage must" stand all daj
empty.    We cease philosophizing,and
step on, conscious of a riew sousation.
The  cage  trembles  on  the balance,
rises.a few inches, and suddenly descends softly, letting the air-door fall*
Behind us .with a loud rattle,"   .All js
gloom and silence   except   for   the
steady bent of the water rushing up to
tho pumps and our rubbing against
tne "guides."    Each man lapses Into
apparent    thoughtlessness, ' becauso
his    Ideas  . are    merely    memories
of mnny such journeys and wluitover
aspirations may suffuse his spirit with
hope are strictly confined to tho narrow-sphere of daily, weokly'and yearly toll, from which he can novor jiope
to osenpe.    One hand firmly Rrasiiir.sj
t'.io liiir nbovo steadies him, whllo tno
othor holds tho dim Davsy Imp.   Ho
may romombor how mnny of his boy-
h.'Oil companions went do .ii ini_ 4.1i|r
Bnn.«  infamous,  Infornnl liolo  novor
to return ngaliu     Tho pitman is not
oloquont In tho accepted, senso. Whon
you understand him you can estimate
tho profundity of hls-monnlng moro hy
n certain muteness thnn hy Bpolwn
words.    That tho euHonco of tho business Ih Inhumnnl unjust, brutal, do-
moralizing— nyo,    oVon    Insano—has
not ro far lw.en rnvoalml lo him.   He
doffs, rt tlmoH, tils cap, strulshtcns his
rhoumy limbs or awkwardly holds out
his fl.nnrln.1, stiffened nnd mUslinpcn
fingers whon, by somo at.olco ot good
fortune, tlio parnslto of tho Hod-tor-
Httlcon district pnHHos in IiIh carriage
or dolpns to notice him.     So groat
Is his dultiHlon, bo (loop IiIh Ignorance
and bo wonderful IiIh donlro to bollovo
woll of pooplo.    Tho miner Is a good
fellow.     Lnt tho opprnnslvo bownro
whon his Hlt-()|) Ih roally ovor.     Llko
nil good foll.H who nro tlio victims
of deception, IiIh nngor will bo moro
terrible than _W|uith Iihh yot <lror.ro-
As wo (loBeend tho wator accumulates n-nd trlekleu down on every sjdo
in,,a continuous stream. The im-
nnturnl and ojiprosHlvo Hllenco awes
ovoryono. Wo nro rosllng on tho
uuitum, iR-no-itl. us iu tlio siin.i),
a*, j b.'.•,...^ 11,1.1) »'(,«.. o_' hwi, trow
which tho pumps arc fed (.ending
thc-iisftiwls of RitlloiiH to the nurfnco
wry hour. Wo step nslipro, no to
spnak, Immediately undor n well-built
*..-»<.   *<tii, tun)   ja   Villi   H-|.._!tl.ll..
To this plnco all "tuibs" oriivo, hauled by wlro ropo on tlio snmo prlnclplo
as tho Melbourne trnmwny systwn.
Tlio hnulnw ropo Is limited to tlio
frlriRo of the conl faeos. From thenco
to tho nefn/ij ronl fftrv, men hurilnti
and ponies from Shetland constitute
the i.in.lw> poWor,
How theso men of burden curso
each oth*r in tho fiendish contest tor
tlielr complement of hutches! Perspiration from cv*ry pore, hideous
willi ro»l dust half naked and seml-
bi.rbnro.T«r_ rmtirfflone-l falty vUcrj. n,u
scented briar enn grow, no flowers, no
song of birds, no,sweeping'landscape,
no murmuring-rivers, ;no inspiring
mountains—nothing at all except dark
ness, dust,- inud.-'slavery'and savagery!-
How must* ttie angels indeed weep!
How sweetly innocent isJ the tiger;
after all!* _ The world, if it ^understood, might pity the collier. - . .
' Stumbling, falling, sometimes half
erect, sometimes crawling," we arrive
at" the actual scene of coal getting.
Some are on their knees, others prostrate. ' All are working with'a' kind
of despairing energy. ,At every stroke
a sound is emitted like a stifled bark.
Then they fall to shoveling, still keeping on their knees, they discharge
each shovelful in a peculiar manner
through their legs', when it is again
picked up by the menof burden. We
escape from the dense cloud of coal
dust, inconceivable to us as '.lit for
breathing for more than' ten minutes:
Besides the air is so scarce and, the
atmosphere so hot that it seems.unbearable. We say so, whereupon' the
confirmed coal'slave» smiles , wanly
and renews his picking., He'has no
time to waste/    * •■'''_,'
? ' "" * V *< .
By, dint of crawing through several manhole's; overhung by (to us) dan?
gerously loose earth, we, arrive at a
new "labor-saving" Idea.*0 It'Is "the
"iron man." It consists of a small
pair of coupled engines, air-driven,
from compressors at" the pithead. To'
it is attached ,by a simple mechanical
device of drum and. wire rope,. "the
wheel".'with alternating single and
double cutters. _These work night
and day. The wheel Hes horizontal
and revolves.slowly, as' It is-applied to
the bottom of the seam. A channel
is cut to'half the depth of" the wheel
and four inches wide. Certain kinds
of soft coal collapse simply when
thus undermined; others require blast-
ing. - But,- in any case, the output Is
many,, times "increased and men'are
dispensed with. The operator can-
dust-his master's affairs in a cloud
denser, thicker and more deadly than
his brother-.in bondage who useth. the
pick."' .But he works as hard. There'
is no remission of labor so long as
the bbss'^remains on top. ' Whatever-
labor is .'saved is-represented by so
much more'wages unpaid. *We tried
to '  	
inarticulate" sense' of ?tf rang-against
some tiling, intangible I 7i; "yy';,. g : A,
- Before;the>;ife jie-'wfew"ye«sJof
Intensified- miseVy; HiU'Ah'eiboy^nia'v
also risk liis.life in .the'Vole of.infamy.
meet sucjuan;.endv ;.'lt>\wm>be -someone else's oturn tomorfowV/7Ahyhow,
it. were easier so. What, about thoso
who linger In, helplessness"- for -year's,-
afflicted' by- all unrighj-eousnesis ?''
; If Is all very puzzling. 7 The" leech
at the top! ' Wrhat of him? ;,'. ' ■
,;*He also has his troubles.%, Next
year the parllamentairy elections'cofoe
on- • V He ?appears," among 'the '.denizens"
of ?his. underworld unabashed-rnay,',
full of? his anxiety for jheir7weifare'
They raise at'fatu'ous shout.1 grin foiid
ly and'vote him in.-M_.hlcagd Evening
World.'"?-r    ,    ' * !,:A,*. -**   ■ •-
Our Letter Box
¥¥¥»¥» ¥Vy¥¥VV¥¥'VY»¥VVV»¥V»
explain," this  to
gence rose superior to the "most .gentle referenpes.'   He said: "I know you
fellows, for what you are..   I will .tell
you, .plump and plain,* that I will not
be, persuaded Ijy your heathenish' Socialism.- \ I;W a member ol the, church
and a Christian."  ".'lie was adament,
Our .most convincing arguments 'liit
on armor plate of incalculable thickness.     We,' started off on tho return
journey.    -My sense, not being attuned to underground circumstances, failed to appreciate the, significance of
thojsourid ahead.    I felt myself being
suddenly dragged intip a recess in the
wayside in timo to see gallop past,a
poor, frightened' and, probably over-'
workevd pony.    His nostrils were dls'-
tended and his head held low from ex-
porlonce. ' Tho eyos flamed In pitiful
terror.     He may probably have run
till, Btrlking somo obstruction In the
darkness, he broke his leg, got promptly shot, to be afterwards slung aloft
nnd sold to'tho bonoyard.
Thus do horses and mon of burden
spin out-their littlo hour.
It wns dur lot lo witness a culminating tragedy. Tho man nt tho cage,
descrlbod ns "tho bollomor," -was
knowu as Sulllvnn. Upon bolng told
that wo now.doslrod to ronch nn nltl-.,
tudo Icsr horrible, he Bald that nl present tho cage wns suspended midway while ho effected wino slight
ropnirs on its scat at tho bottom ' We
sat down In tho icy blast Inclrlentnl
to n pit bottom as Sulitvnn busied
hlniRclf amid tho-descending floods.
At tlmt momont tho cago descended
softly, pitilessly, onoxornbly. Our
oyoa woro riveted . on tho spot In
shoor horror. It happened In n socond
of tlmo, Tho signal wns frantically
pulled, Tho caRo wont up ngnln. AH
that wns loff of Sullivan lay broken
nnd shapoloBs on tho bonmo. Tho
blood of ii slavo trloldod Into tho sumo
below. Tlio bonoH woro shntlorod
nnd tho flosh wns moro pulp, Tlio
accident occasioned a temporary aus-
penMoii of oaths nnd othor suppleinon-
tnry conversation, the while tho ic-
ninliiH wore collected ami commented
tholr n«eent. Wife nml children Rath,
orod round tho wooden box onconi-
passing all thnt.was left of tho brond-
winner,    IJnsponltnhln grlof!    A will
?   .,   v -  "Elko, July 6_h,7l912.
To the-.Editor,'* District Ledger:' -'
Dear Sir,—I beg space to make reply
to your correspondent of last week
who ' IS* evidently suffering ' Jroin • a
grouch. I refer to the gentleman' who
signB himself "Hunter'."*;
_. In his' letter the gentleman referred
to states that it is the intention of the
government to create a'game'reserve
on,Fording River. ,; Further, he goes
on to say .that I discouraged a petition
gotten' up for'the purpose of preventing the government from taking sucti
astep. - Tp-this I say'the' gentleman
is wrong.. ' In the first place" the government, has no intention of'creating
a reserve on Fording River,- nor did-
the' government at' any time" propose
to. inaugurate ..such a measure. , If
"Hunter;' took' the trouble to look a
little'.closer into this matter of game
reserves he would at once see that
a game reserve can only be established on government owned land. On
other lands .covered by coal licences,
or/otherwise held by corporations or
private owners, the government can
only declare a closed season for a stated length, of .time." 'v
In the latest report of the Provincial
Game Warden such.'a close season
was suggested for the Fording-River
district.7.'^-Ifrf "Hunter" will take" the
trouble to" read that report again ,he*
will, see* that,'I-am^ stating the exact
truth'regarding, this,- while h§f ohithe
other hand, is jumping at conclusions.-
Ijhen "Hunt<_r" goes on to say,'that
I am of he opjnion tliat the working
class should.find sufficient pleasure
• Insect bites"_bd''sfing_j,7biistere_. feet
.and sunburn!''; These?K three "things', or
,any one of them^maycspoil some days
-of your .vacation, >or. make your-work
, a bore!   Zam-Buk - Is -the", remedy-' you
need!   o It- takes ..the?", burn" out of
these red, inflamed patches where-the
sunhasgot home on you MtL eases bad
mosquito bites,., and *■- It -'soothes,-'and
.heals blistered feet an<_,_hands,.yV
"-I'ln the hot weather young- bable's suffer greatly from heatspots arid chafed
places.  Here, again, Zam-Buk will "give
almost instant ease!' Mothers should
always   keep   Zam-Buk ', handy,*"-' and
should use Zam-Buk Soap for baby's
batli.    . .        •    *•" -..*" % .    -,...;,    '.
For cuts,.burns,'and more serious
-skin diseases,"such as eczema,'1 blood-"
poisoning,'etc.,* and for i)iles," Zam-Buk
Is absolutely without, ah equal. ..All
druggists aud stores 50c box or Zam-
Buk Co., Toronto. -   .-.   ,    ,;■
Thanking you for, past"' coiirtesles
In granting me space in your columns,
and again in anticipation of further'
kindness,   '   "   ',   ■ , i *_, .-.-.;' .
,.    '   'I am,'Sir, .S\        ' •      ' ]  7
, °   A    ^Your8 truly,       - ■_;""•
,   '      ■      CAMPBELL J. LEWIS,
*', .. Deputy Game Warden'
NOTE.—This correspondence must
now,, cease.—Editor.  V--"'      -'   '':. . ■
■ He -knows it.' Where'ls his security
against' unemployment? Against' higher prices? _ Against^ fall in: wages?
That dread uncertainty frets his soul.
It,is,the cru'x^of the labor unrest.'' Bq*'.
sides,'.the -workingman is'feeling hV
strength.' "Hi's wrath and his pbweir.
are-united' and his-sole purpose—a
secure ^living. -, His'panacea is the'
minimum wage, j In.hard times' he
got along with his pittance of a "wage
plus the charity of the comfortable.
But now he is bitter concerningchar-
ity;.- he demands justice. 'What Is
that justice? Even..thebx gets'his
corn{in the time of famine."- "Why
then' should the workingman go around
cap in hand supine and plaintive? It'
is, .that or the minimum wage.- ' He
prefers the latter or. its eqidvalentya-
secure living with self-respect.,.,-He
is'going.to get "it though he'shatter
societycwith his; turbulent strikes.A
Palgary Standard".! ;"' •>    -    '   ■ '
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Provisions y , 7 ,   ,
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A We have just opened qurlargespringship- * - "-
, -ment'of of tKese famous shoes and have the
■   ,, 'best range of .$4.50A$5,;and $.6 shoes/ever'"'""• 7
.   i   , shown in Hosmer.-, See trie hew.styles dis)*- - . j
played this week in south, window. ?' -_■ '• ^'-•-'■ 7
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-Hpanier7^'   'y s ysr^l   ^V^*"     ;Bi'C.
•proud 'to be abie'Ao , say truthfully
that he is wrong. . To prove this "I
am no't^going^nto the ethics of .the
thing.' "i.am. not'going to'eulogize
the working class; it needs no defence
'nor does It^'fpqulfeV'airy praise "froni"
one?of'its own members.   ,       v  *
""Hunter" also speaks of the game
reserve up the Elk River.     He complains that--there are no notices posted outlining UieAeserve.    Again I say
he,ls wrong.    And this brings us to
the point of discussing the question of
notices,, varied', and t sundry.
". .When a notice is 'posted for the pur*
pose of wnrnlrig ,the public to beware
of setting'out fires, or- killing game
out of,season, or for'any purpose like-
.ly .to be, of benefit'to the'public In
general, the. mnn ,who wilfully tears
down such a notico Is' strictly Injuring
his fellow workor, who, for lack of
Just such a notice .flnds himself within
'the tolls of the lnw.,   Yet I find that
notices    are   being, constantly torn
down.   This, In my-opinion, Is solflsh-
nobs in tho oxlremo.     For tho more
gratification of destroying   a   notico
that is distasteful, to the perpotrator
of such an act tho latter'places ills
ft-.'ow man 'n danger,of prosecution,.
"Hunter" doubtless menus' well, but
llko tlio balance of mortals he Is not
Infallible.     It may bo in ordor hero
for mo to point out tho Inartvlsablllty
of Ills plunging. Into a subject   on
which ho Is only partially, Informod.
Xo one .can do justice to his theme
unlosfi ho  In absolutely Biiro of his
ground.    Tho Govornmont lias always
boon In the habit of consulting tho
pooplo in rognrd to gnmo regulations
nnd I havo no ronHon to bollovo that
tho authorities nro roIiir to do othor-
wlso now.    nut, It must bo romombor-
od In putting forth n pion, If tho plaintiff Is unfamiliar with IiIb subject ho
is hardly llkoly to .get 'tho/hearing
that othorwlHO ho would hnvo had If
lio fully understood lho othlcs of his
ense,    Half n truth Is Invariably dun-
Koroiis, not only that It reflects on tho
uttoror, but also because it often lands
to lead other Innocent pooplo nstray,
I.would siiRKOHt thon thnt "Hunter"
rond up thin mutter n lltlo moro closely, feeling mire thnt If ho doos,so lio
will rovei-Ho hla Judgment.
■'" An'important change in- the ?.home:
stead regulations; .which should? make
it easier for a man" without money?'.-to
prove' up hls^ claim has been made?
Hitherto ■residence"was 'counted; in
three-way's:. A, ■   '      '.,  -"A '• "7 '■
1. 'From the date'of„entry? ;''"," . V
2. From the date of commencement
of* residence?. ' ,. " -.- * -' ■
."37 For tlire'e'periods of'six ciinse"
,cutlve.__f6'riths->vlt|iih: three-years.t 7- ,'
' By the' new' 'regulation 'the' officials
are permitted to'change the.commen-'
cement dates, so that a man could/for
instance,' reside on the homestead ln
April, May,. June and July.'   ,   " "   -
, He might be short of money,,,and
have to leave for,a ;couple,of, months,
In the'past, If he left the, four, months
would, not count. Now', lie can*'return
and'.put in. November, and December,
nnd the officials can'mnkejthb,'count
so? that 'the tlmo' put- in' would count,
providing tln.ro was no overlapping.
The change should prove helpful, for
in tho past many."a man has lost three
or four'mouths, owing to his bolng absolutely .compelled, to- loavo' to earn
monoy to live on., ' '
In future a homesteader who lives
with his parents, or somo immediate
mombor of the'family, • within nlno
miles of his homestead will not linvo
to build a house, - In tho past ho had
to build a house -worth $300.
The homostender, who lives on his
homostond, ls relieved of building a
$300 house. Now nil ho hnB to do Is
to build a "hnbltablo houso."
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iMrii thut tlion. li ut luimt oiv ilrcnilml (ll«nn..
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I nlln Cntni-ili (.'urn In tnkon Inli'riuilly, nctlnir
iliwtly tiiHiu thn ilouil mul muniim mirrnrni o?
tln< «ydti'iu, thrri-hy ili-ntroylinr,ilio fouiiiliitlnn
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liy Iiu Idliia up thti cAnitltutlnn mi,t umIMIiir tm-
w mtrli fnliii in in pnrnttvn powi-m tlmt llioy
jflVr prin llundri'il Dnllnr* fur nny.Mnp tlmt It
fiillH tn (-mil,   H'-nd fur lint of loMi|i.>mlal..
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Siitil tiy nil nriiit>'')i|i, Wo
Tiiktt llQir_ ramlly J"|l« for eoniitlpntlon,,
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Special Sale of Flatware
Bone-handled'-Tea 'or Dinner Knives, at $1125 per half doz."
1835,Wallace Bros. Tea-.or Dinner,knlveB, .$2.00 per half doz.
■'/_! ;Doz. only Dinner KnlveB, best-plate, $1.75 ' > *    	
Mi Doz. only Toronto' Silver Plate-Tea Knlvos, $2,26.
, 1847 Rogers' Bros. Dlnnor Knives,-$2.00 por linlf doz.   '*
Rogers' Best.Plated-Table Spoons at 45o. each..   •        ' • *■    .
,Wm. Rogers,and'Son1 Table-Spoons $1.75 por half,doz.'  7
1847.Rogers* Bros. Tablo Spoons, $2.75 per hnlf doz.
1817 Rogers' Bros. -Dessert Spoons $2.50 per half doz.
Tea' and Dinner Forks, best plate, $1.75 per half doz7
Wm. Rogers' and S,on Dlnnor Porks, $1.50 per half doz.
Wm. Rogers' and Son'Al Toa Porks, $1.75 per. half doz. _■
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Etc.  Etc., go to
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Frank'ii Chicory Sticks, per stick  .*....'.....    .05
Horaaihoa Urtuul Pumpkins, 3 for ,, I    .50
Wino Snp Apples, 3 lb. for  , .,.,,,,,.    .20
Our liest Flour, por 08 lb, snek .$3,15
Tetley's Ton, 3 lb. ctm  $i,i&
Tetloy'» Frtmons Tea, per lb. ■    ,30
Welch's Orapc .luioo, Iftrgo bottle     .70
Roses' Limo Juice, % litres, per bottlo ,.   ,45
Hoses' Limo _hiic« Conlinl, _ litres, 'per bottle 45
Steel iroltoTiMvnrft Preserviirtu Kettles  .$1.25
A fine Stock of It. O. Pototoca on hand, per iwck ', ,$2.50
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-*. ^, g^THg;DISTRICT:LEDGER, FERNIE;, B. C, JULY 13,.1912:
Football Notes l
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>   .,-*Two very..important "games* ^were
"played-fin" this competition oriSatur-
.„.'?-7day,'; and'i the.- close*'vresults. serve "to'
._   show 'the Tke'eriness- of the struggle? for
■ ;. the Championship, -Bellevue and Mlo--
y', ;• iieV playedta 'draw_-at .Bellevue, and
_   consequently diyldo the points?    This
A '■ "result-is creditable to Michel,'and'con-
<( '*•£ siderably improves their, chances of
,    , .ultimate' success."   .The return match
■ -. ■ ._yit!?..?e-ilj?vue' which'wm be played-to-'
- y-ciny'(Saturday) may-decide the cham-
*■ pionship.',• >"•-*?__! wln.oy either, side will
■  y, give them the trophy,' but 'a. draw will
A \.leave the 'matter, still open.- : . A>"r
■ ,:,7 The Local Derby proved, to.'be a,hot
A encounter,, and- one of r, the  keenest-
-?, struggles of the competition, was wit-
nessodA'.'.Whlle^ernie secured   the
' 7 points 'by the'odd, goal,' their superior-
■;., Ity-was .not very-prounounced, \but
,;• ^ what, little-difference there* was;was
in their favor,    TJhe, result puts Coal
Creek out of the tunning for the chain-;
,   -plonship,  but tliey  don't think that
y Pernio" is the'better team, and rumors
■ have-been afloat during the past week
.;-;.vthat"they intend to. issue a challenge'
^ > (with a? little' side; bet)-*, for another
. ..game. to. decide the contentious-point.
'. The'Fernie Club is willing to give
,--them the ^desired opportunity, so we
^"4,* shall'-see whatwe shall see.   ' ■'»■   .
;,' /The result,of games'played"on July
"7 6th'-was:- A- ; ?'  A A;   'A,'. '■""
;, •;    Fernie,-2; Coaipreek.*!.;• - „•  ,,.   ,;
-_ .-•• 'Be'-leyue,-?2;\_Mlel_el_'2.A.Ay 7_ 'A-?,
- /•;, Below is 'given the position of the,
".various clubs oh the'League table up
- \todate.",; y.-'t .   ' '-*". X- A   "IS
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P. w.,
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M J(.
.^.Michel' ,
- Coar'Creek .8
• Coleman ."-. .'16
•Hosmer  ..".-.6
D." for agsji. ' P.
1   . . Goals?; ,..,•■!
2.?-16.— 12
s;,13'—   8
2 '14.— 10
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0?: 5 "— 17
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\ The games for .today (Saturday) are
. -Coleman-,vs. Fernie. / -     .,.'/    '
A Michel vVBellevue?v c\'.,  ?"y-;.   ' .
Games .to be played on the ground of
; first named ,clubs? ?   JA ," -        ■•'■**
? i.This.'game:wasJ,"played.at,'Fernie,
'and as a'result of theheavyraln which
-had fallehduringthe week theground
■ j-ya's' "in 7pbor."condition. - being dotted
'with pools' of water, all "over ttie'sur
face.- ,'A, large--.crowd of ^spectators
: witnessed the gameA? Team's:""''^, .yy.
•:, Fernie^-Aleck'Adamson'; ~ Whitela'w
. ...* ,     .■.■;--,:.s.-r>. t-r\f>*    "   >
andl Shields; "Sweeney, Andrew '.^dam-.
son^and Bai^r j-jBooth. '-• Henry^damsdn;
Manhing?'7?Joinson1 arid*Hartwell?'* ?_-'V . •
;-;.j:-.-: .-x;-. ~y.:-■ ;y\y/,y"i-Sy},
. 7~Coa.\rCri^k^Bpthain;*''' _\i<£etchie
and; 'Ferguson; ^Oakley," BannV,"* Wm?
McFegan,^Blackie^and Pa'tjerson. _>*:\^,
-y Referee: ^obt",;Livitt, of .Beileyue.;^
.'- No- advantage ".was,"gained -by- win-.
Fernie kicked off and immedlatfeiV'tooli
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play into the Coal-Creek quarters, but
Mclietctiie ahd'-Parneil we're^-eguat*to'
,tli-o". call and.'piay%was7tra'nsferred,-to
the other end) where Banns sent past.-'
The "gamc;"vYns. evenly,:cqptested and
r?elttier side, could'claim' any advantage
eral'expectation'j.Fernie' became,5the
aggressors after this goal was, scored,
'and'.their''play pouched 'a!;standard ,it
had'ijof reached Y, during.',, the'j^whole
course of'the game. "Fine ail-round
play,gave them the upper",hand, arid
likely shots were sent-in"by;Hartwell,'
•Adamson and; Joinson;" butvS&tliam
saved well,- thepostr'oh'pne^bccasion.
coming.to his rescue? "./Coal Creek lat-
.erC'pleared, their lines' and"-play,;- ruled
more .'even.?- .'Accldents'-td' Barr ?ahd
Aleck;.* Adamson, stoppVil,, play .-.for ?a
little;, buth both players\w9re,'able;to
resume:.' Play continued hard-and of
ah "even nature Hill" the close;-But no
'further,scoring took.place',v' the.;game
ending In a win" for .'.Fernie' by 2 goals
to l.' '.* '-* .:Sy.-.,A'*' <\y
for some, time.
; Henry'-Adamson,' had hard lines .with'
a fine, drive which" just^ shimmed,the
bar.- " Fernie pressed,for aAime.and
Ferguson needlessly "gave away-a' corner.- -This proved fatal; t£ his side, as
the corner v_as" lyoll .placed' byJyBo'oth?-
The ball-" glanced' off.;th'e..bead' of;H.
Adamson and Pete;Joinson made7sijre
by slipping it'into the.net. '• This goal
lent spice to the game, and increased
efforts - were' made ■■ by.-., both' -teams.-
Coal Creek broke away'on the left and
a good, cross by -Patterson was well
cleared by Shields. ?^ •    /•   ,"    .-
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; * Ji.uchwaS;,expected .from ■ W. McFe-
L"iu aiid Banns,,-'?b"ur„',,ypung,Adamson
at centre-half*,was-proving tooimuoa
of tin obstacle ior thorn to overcome.
A breakaway b'y.McVeman looked prom-
ls.'t.6r""for- his, side? '.but ne shot' when
h<-, r, -ght-haye rounifed.the back3,,tli3
ball going-past.*\. From the goal'kick
Koinie got" well awrty.cirthe'.pri;kiit, the
tlie ball-was latterly crossed' to the left'
■where,someplay?occurred'close.in. ,"A
penalty was" given, against Alecl."McFegan for intercepting a pass with his
arm.;.1 H, Adamson took the-kick and
scored. . Bentham. might'have saved
this,' had" he maintained an upright
position, as the ball just passed over
his head,in,thci.centre of the goal/ 'A
two, goal'lead gave Fernie lots of con-n
fldenoe, anil'they were inclined to take
things easy.* That the game was not
won.was soon ■ evidenced .*by a sus^
tained' attack on'Fernies' goal, and
with a little luck ^Coal" Creek might
have scored.. - 'i(|When ; half-time* was
called Fernie were leading by 2 goals
t). ,   v -   .-, y. .t ;,_,_      	
- On "the'-'resumption "of play Fernie
took the ball over the creek goal Uno
in' the : first,-'"minute,1 Bootfi sending
past.' 7 Hard and fast play ruled for a
time," neither side, having any distinct
advantage.'' Toward'the middle of
this half Yatesput across a fine [centre
and Banns, .bursting through the backs
ed. In scoring,for'., the Creek. 'This
goal, caused-great jubilation amongst
tne Coal Creek contingent, whose hopes now rose high.,- Contrary to gen-
-'.The Monetary?Times notes-'.'there is
a fairly-large body of opinion holding
that the? fall of 1912 ■ will -see' quite
a monetary stringency in ,'the Dominion.'; - The Provincial estimates .for
British*Columbia indicate a"'deficit?of
$9,000,000 for the current" year.* AThe
population of the^ Coast cities is; stated at an'incr-ease of 63.83. per. cent as
against .16.49 "for the rural-districts,-
showing that the,, development .of" na1
tural resources and industries, and tbe
settlement of the land are not maintaining- a, ratio which - ensure ho the
cities a; sound support'for thejr-.development,' but 'rather that? the; .progress,
of the rural."districts has been, over-;
whelmed by the wave'owelty and sub-
divisional real' estate speculation,^ a
condition of things which-will soon
find its level and bring-the inevitable
reaction in "its- train; * (Has -the," McBride *prpspefity struck you yet?)' -
*-•' Norton Griffits,7 M.P., recently'stated af ter, a. visit to -British Columbia!,
that^the mineral wealth is as,yet untouched/the greatest known coalfields"
lying dormant—iron, ore, copper, gold
and,'silver all this.' awaiting ,the miner and the prospector."  • \
As" time-goes-on ana the world becomes, wiser,* alA marriages will be
performed ' by.„*\ government officials
under the supervision of ^ scientific
medical experts. *-„Tne marriage cere-'
mony is no use.except in a legal sense,
for unless love and" harmony, are pre^
sent there -can be no, real marriage.
The mumbling of a.few words by a
priest or parson does not create love.
As the marriage ceremony Is-a purely
legal matter it .should, be taken out of
the Rands of the clergy and given over
entirely to the ..state, THe trouble over
the,marriage question in.Quebec,makes one-think that some time in the
night.a holy'.wate'r expert has;'slipped
up the' back ^"stairs' and turned .back"
the clock" a few centuries.-',-Quebec
needs m6re?iconocl'_tsts.-4The Ledge.
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* The National Conference" of ^Charities and Correction; which, closed .its
'sessions in this/city, on Wednesday,
evening, took advanced ground ^on
many important questions relating to"
labor'that' should meet with the approval of. every - fights-thinking person.
The idea that is now becoming.donV-
inant among these social workers is
that ah" ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of-cure. . A;^
' What? causes poverty? What produces, crime,-insanity "and disease? .
These were questions that were asked by many speakers -and by earnest
delegates and visitors who came to
learn,- ;- .,_,-_'
There was a distinct and highly com
mendable desire'manifested to get 'at
the,,root\6f the/social problems, and
the. old threadbare arid unjust beliefs
of charity dispensers of other days
that poverty and crime and other ills
exist because those who, suffer' most
are inherently-wicked, and are be-
ing._punished for1-, their sins of omis-
'sion and commission were hardly mentioned at all.*?,' - ■'- - A.'.
, - It is now coming'to be realized .that
inequitable ecouomic conditions, creat-
ed byUhe evolution of the present-industrial system "* and11 the neglect to
kefcp .'pace politically, and-sbciallv in
hafmdn?- with' this.*development, are
almost wholly responsible" for.'.the.suf:
.ferings; of humanity. ■     *-*..',
'Considerable, credit.is.due-for this
remarkable change in thought among
tliosa engaged in charities and corroe.
tlonsto such splendid'figures hi tho,
movement, as Owen R. Lovejoy,'secretary" of the ' National Child .Labor
Commission; Paul W. Kellogg "of the
Sage foundation, Jane Addams ■' of
Hull House, Florence Kelley and others who have stood up stalwartly and
preached , the new doctrine of * civic
righteousness in the face of conservatism.and reaction, ignorance and superstition. -     ',-.'■ (!'"-„   *
,'lt was,'Ljbvejoy—the,-grandson ?of
Elijah Lovejoy, the noble old 'Abolitionist, who" sacrificed his life to destroy the", chattel slave - system—who
presented a platform to a committee
of the conference*sitting as a whole
that- wouid have been considered radical a\few"years ago, which was adopted without opposition, and, while it is
not a panacea-for?,all social ills,.,and
was "not??ciaimed'.as. .such, is at least
a good beginning if carried into effect.
. The Lovejoy program demands: - " -■
j- A-'f tying .wago* Jy '■   .'   -'"-     ■*'*'
To clean a-.room ?of" flies-heat a
shovel and pour .on about 20, drops of
carbolic acid.- '
■<■ Minimum .wage commissions.   ;    >
Wage'publicity, legislationJto compel employer: to file wage scales'.   '
.Eight-hour"days-and six-day weeks,
w.-'h.prohibition  of night.work fP>
women and minors and minimization
for men. .        "'•_,.     ".-,    - , •
"■ Investigation by .government   - f«r
safety and health.. '    ■_,    -'?;   ., ;■
' - Prohibition-' of poisons 'in manufacturing industries..,  1 ,-_.,        '   . '
Regulation of hazard and standard-'
ized jinspection. *  -    v,
TWorkers' right of a home with" inhibitions as to, taxes, home work and
labor" colonies, .
.. Prohibition against employment cf
children and women, m certain cases,
and provisions for unemployable, with
educational opportunities for- minors.
..Compensation',for accidents, trade
diseases,-and insurance for old age and
unemployment..   \~_ '     -
- "When we' declare for a living wage,'
declared Lovejoy, in a great speech to
the delegates and visitors who packed
every available space in'., the convention' hall,' "we challenge any citizen
to show wherein labor is entitled to
less than this. , 0We have merely registered our demand' that society shall
cease -to tolerate conditions that compel any man, as the reward for hard
and faithful work, to burrow, beneath
our social sub-cellar for a home. * The
demand for a living wage seems mod-
'est, but it is true that'the majority of
our workers are not getting this."
; Further "on* he gave expression 7 to
tnis beautiful sentiment:
"We''"declare that the aspirations
and idealism of youth shall not-be con-
fined within, factory walls, but'shall
bave the range of hills, the sweetness
of flowers,', the song of birds arid the
visionl of' stars, so that; however, exacting'the burdens of later life,- the
soul'of, the child may, preserve'the
divine image through -maturity." '    ■
After urging establishment of the
minimum wage commissions, Lovejoy
disposed of the objection that private
concerns,of industry would be invaded' with declaration ' that there are
no private concerns of industry, but
that' all, industry is social.
* And in giving "expression to that
statement Lovejoy struck a keynote
that rings as- true as steel. Industry
is social, and when once the people
accept" that great "scientific fact and
use it as the basis of their social life
the problems of poverty, crime, Insanity,- prostitution ■ and other social
diseases will gradually "disappear from
the earth.—Cleveland Citizen.
SASKATOON ^Sask., "July 10.—C. P.
R. train No. ,'51,.Great ,\Xest. Express,
was .'ditched abouthiine miles west of
the city, this'-eyening, the' tender, bag-
.gagfe-and,iuai_,-cars-and-one coach-leaving 'the,.rails."1.- -Considerable damage
was done but no one wasjiurt. The
road will be blocked for eight or ten
hours."'.   •--
.Hungary's ~;y
-Stiffpage Struggle?
' President Tisza; was shot at in the
House'of_Deputies and'the streets of
•     - ' ''    - - ■      r
Budapest drenched with blood in a
Socialist rising because the Hungarians want universal suffrage, which
has been again and again promised
then.,' and again' and again denied. .
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That is,the interpretation given by
the press of Europe, who point out
that, a fundamental constitutional principle thus underlies what might seem
merely a riot. ,,The electorate, as by
law established ih Hungary,* gives a
vote only to men-over twenty-six who
can pay a direct proportionate tax
to the Government on'their property
or income.*1-"'Those who,can not pay
the minimum.tax have no vote.- Certain large classes, however, 'professional, scientific, learned, and others,
are entitled to a vote "without paying
this tax,, which is regarded by the
Socialists and other parties as purchase-money extorted by the government for a privilege which should be
conceded to every free man. Count
Tisza is violently opposed to universal
suffrage. " In consequence of his recent appointment to the presidency of
the Chamber, popular rage and indignation were aroused und on May 23 a
general strike was ordored by the Budapest labor and Socialist organizations, and more,than- 60.000 laborers
dropped their {ools.and marched thro'
the streets shouting for ulversal suffrage. Thousands pt street lamps
were, broken, hundreds of- tram-cars
wrecked or burned and when the military appeared fighting became general, and fifteen dead were.left on the
field and several .hundred wounded.
The following statement' we quote
from'the London Times' Vienna cor-
rspondent as illustrating the cause of
Hungarian disturbance. The antecedents lie as far back as 1905, when'
the cry of universal suffrage was satis-
ed by the Fejervary cabinet as a sop
to Cerberus and a means of coercing tbe
anti-Tisza coalition to abandon its.policy of obstruction. ,To quote the
.words of the correspondent:. ' ■*
"The coalition, formed to-resist the
attempt of the Tiza. cabinet to overcome parliamentary obstruction by a
violent reforin of the standing orders,"
had overthrown Count' Tisza at" the
polls, but refused to take office save'
on. conditions derogatory to ,the,constitutional military prerogatives of
the Crown. - The Fejervary cabinet,
which succeeded that of Count Tisza,
tween Crown and coalition be tried by
the ordeal of universal suffrage. The
idea was' welcomed by the Magyar
S-'orioMst and Labor Party," whjch or-
ganized  immense- des.oa'-.ra'ibns" iii "
itp'favor, and'by the non-Magyar'rac-'
es, whom. the restricted and tortuous
franchise  -practically   excludes from
parliamentary    representation.,,.   The
coalition felt the force of the movement and prepared to give way.,Count
Tisza, who detested the idea of universal suffrage even more than- he abhorred the coalition, hastened to denounce franchise reform as a mortal
p^ril to Magyar hegemony in Hungary,
peace with, the Crown, and took office'
In April,', 1906, the-coalition made its
on a program including universal suffrage, but contrived for nearly' four '
years to evade fulfilment of its pledge"?
'The   Khuen   Hedervary   cabinet-,*
formed   in   January,   1910,   likewise
pledged  itself to  universal  suffrige,-'
und  likewise broke its-engagement.'
lt laid instead before the Chamber an
Army Bill providing'for a two ye'ais'"
system, of military-service and for a-
r:oiresponding increase.in the annual
levy of recruits.     M. de Justh, lea„-'
er  o£ ? a  group of the Independence '
Party,- proclaimed  his  determination
not to tllow the Army Bill to pass un-
less_ a TMversal' Suffrage' Bill? were"
,gi\'eh precedence,to, or, at least, linked w'th - it. '   He and his followers
successfully obstructed the Army B:;i
for a twelve' month .and'incl'lei.aHv
overthrew Count Khuen > Hedervary.   -
."Dr. dc Lukacsnthe present Premiers-sought, on taking office, an understanding with JI de Justh, to whom,
he made proposals , on the. franchise"
question, which M. de Justh • rejected
as inadequate.    Count Tisza, the veritable leader of the Ministerial Party,'
then converted Dr. de Lukacs to moro
energetic-methods and procured   his
own   election   lo  the "Presidency  of
the Chamber." ' , "    *'
The unpopularity of',Tisza* and'his
alleged treachery as a slippery opposer '
of universal suffrage aro dealt with
by a prominent^ Hungarian  Socialist,''
Josef Diner-Denes In Vorwacrts (Berlin). .   He says that parties consider-,
ed irreconcilable' have united against
Tiszn.  ■ Even the followers of Kossuth, a prominent member of the aristocracy, have turned against a politician who stands for oligarcy. ' Butr
tae Fremden Blatt (Vienna) takes an
opposite view, and blames the obstructionists, .with their,cry of universal
suffrage, for a condition  "of   things
where bullets are used in.debate instead of --arguments.—Literary,,Digest.
i' -.1.
, "See here, Jean, said the new arrival
at the hotel, "do you mean' to tell me
that this egg'is fresh?"? "     - "..<.*.
"Eet was when eetr.was laid, monsieur,' replied the.waiter.*•     *       ,  - >*
on Vancouver Island
ed the guest.    .," r A-   ,'•   -
"Alas! monsieur," I- cannot tell," repli-,
ed Jean, ■ . "This ■ is my first season
-here."  „..-'.•?
PORT ALBERNI ls tho center of an Immonso tlmbor disCrlct pobbomb-
lng tlmbor for a cut of a million feet a day for forty yoara,   .
PORT ALBERNI Is underlaid with coal, and Is,tho ncaroBt port to tlio
Panama Canal possol-Blnff,good Btenm coal,
PORT AtBERNI Ib thirty-Bix ratios from tho opon aoa and Ib situated
'. on a1 natural and *ato watorway on tho Jogloal trado routo from
tho.Panama ConaV Australia, Now Zoaland nnd tho Orient.   ■,
PORT ALBERNI has a harbor ono and.a half ipiloB wldo ranging from
. r. .00 to SOO feot deep, pOBBOBBing natural docltago and wharfago facll-
,. UIob unsurpasBOd on the Paolflo Coast
PORT ALBERNI haB practically a freshwater harbor,    Ships coming
1    Into Port Alberni will clear thbmaolvoB of barnacles without having to navigate a difficult and dangerous channel,
Why the Railroads
Build to Port Alberni
BEOATJBE of tlio Tlmbor wealth of the dlotrlot which hno already led
tothe erootlon of ono largo sawmill and the solootlon ot sited for
others, ,',
BECAUSE of tho largo valley ot which Port Alborni Is the outlet. Ono
of tho largest and most fortllo on Vancouver Island, •
BECAUSE of the undeveloped deop sea fisheries of tho Wost Coast of
which Port Alberni ls tlio center.        ,;
BECAUSE the.mineral resources'of tho district, comprising Copper,
Cold, Coal, Mar_>lo,<Iron and othor minerals aro unlimited.
BECAUSE of the magnificent harbor on whloh tho town stands—ono of
Uio finest on tho Pacific seaboard, suitable for tbo largest sblpi
afloat    "Tbo Liverpool of tho Pacific"
BECAUSE Port Alberni Is tho nearest railway port In Canada to Australia, Now, Zealand, and tho Panama Canal, and Is tbo nearest
' coal port in tho North Pacific to tho Panama Canal.
BEOAUBE from eight to twenty hours cnn1 bo saved on the present mall
• time to the Orient by. the Port Alberni routo, vln Vancouver or vln
Fort Goorgo. '
, BECAUSE Port Alborni Is. tho center of a district rlcb In game, deer,
bear and birds, fishing, Including trout and salmon trolling. Salmon
'up lu 7w "_»!>. Im t. t/ifciil MV boUft'ul t]U..U£ tfiO t>U_LIH.U,
BWOATIflW all th*M. ftf-lv**.upon TnnVf* Port Mbwnl »hn nt-tunl Ef\.<wnj.
through whloh tbo trade of the Pacific coast will flow to and from
tho mainland and tho Prairies,
Port Alberni has made good In every direction and no one denies her future
greatness as an important shipping cent re for the Panama Canal
Glorious Ollmato,! Unrivalled Scenery, Hunting, Pishing (Doep Sea, Stream and Lake).
Opportunities for Everyone, for YOU
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Building, Stroot Grading, Soworago Work, Logging,  Sawmilling,  Toaming,  Railway
Construction, BubIi Oloaring, and many othor works are proceeding.    The first passenger
train reached the town on Deceher 20th last, and since thon the population has doubled.
Think of It I   Within Six Months
The population bas Doubled, r Real Estate Values aro advancing steadily, and opening
prices aro a  Thing of tbo Fast,
If You Intend to Invest There, Do it Now
83 ft. Lots by 183 ft,, $300, $450,   Terms; $15 down; $15 monthly. 7 p,o. interest.
0PJ3OIAL NOTICE—Terms and Prices on ait $800 and $460 lots will be advanced after
lit July,   Reierve yonri at once,, .
Has Today
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BANKS—Tho Bank of Montreal ami tlio Royal Banii ot Canada havo
opened bronchos and tho hank of Toronto und Dominion Bank have
acquired fllt-os hero, 	
CHUBCI1158—The Episcopal church Is built, mul tho Methodist church
ls building In Port Alboml, Tho ProHbytorlan and Roman Catholic clnirclioa havo iiIho boon grunted sltcu by tho Alborni Land
Company,    Tho Church o( Knglnnd la located al Alborni,
SCIIOOLS—Port Alborni has a now ISlomentarji school nnd will probably bo tlto Bite of a lll«h School for tho Wont coast .of Vancouvor Island, A socond sohool Is sltuatod In Alborni nnd two moro
schools nro conveniently plncod for farmers and settlers In tho
■   vnlloy.
SAW MII.LS—Tlio Canadian Pacific Lumber Company lias spont $100,.
000.00 in tli<» oration of n largo modern sawmill in Port Alberni.
Thoro Ih a Rocond small mill, and soveral other companion havo
secured sltos,
NEWSPAPUns-Tho Port Alborni News Is published soml-wookly In
Port Alborni, Victoria and Vancouver dally papers can bo had on
tho day ot publication, The Alboml Advocate Is publltihod weekly
In Alborni,
STORKS AND HOTI.L8~Thoro aro two Rood hotels In Port Alboml
and mnny elorou, Including general Htoros, hardware stores, butchers, druggist, boot storos, men's outfitters, tailors, bakery, laundry,
restaurants, cigar stores, billiard and pool rooms, barber, theatre,
otc, oto,
OPPOIITUNITIKS POR TUB FARMHR—Tho soil In tho Alberni Valley
Is especially suited for fruit and mixed farming. Ponchos nnd
Drapes nro grown nnd ripened In tho opon, splendid crops of roots
,0011 bo raised, Chickens, hogs, entile and slieop are vory profitable to ralso,
THB PI8H11.1.MAN—Tho doep sea fisheries of tho West roast, comprising Cod, Halibut, Herring nnd flnlmon, will provldn n living for
thousands of fishermen, whllo the salmon nnd trout in the streams
and lakes onsuro good sport.
INDUBTUll-B—Cheap sites can be had from the Railway company, nnd
tho development of the water rosourcos of the district (estimated
at ovor 100,000 h,p.) will provide ample cheap powor,
Till. BTOREKKBPK3H and business man, Tho growth of tha district
carries with It tho opening for storns of all descriptions by avatlug
a largo local market,    Pooplo are flochnlg In now.
TTTM T.<iiinfiiT—T'"> ,i4_M««iA«m*nt of ('-if ,!*n?Rr5 '!r.*_!ir rci'cuvcci c.f
the district Is giving employment to large numbers of loRxers nmi
_iii-i.t_r.utm n(( lew yt-ur round.
TUB TOBRIBT—Tho iicenlfi beauties of Vancouver Island can bo most
easily reached from Alborni which Is also the gateway to tho new
Provincial P«rk at Battle's Lake—The Yellowstono of Canada.
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APECrLIAR situation is presented today as
. tho result of education to those who had come
to the conclusion that in order to make all men
happy, to banish class antagonism, all poverty,
wickedness and meanness, out of the world the
spread of education and culture'were the means of
accomplishing this desirable end.' According to
; a writer in the London (England) Daily Chronicle
the last great, Coal Strike in Great Britain is attributable indirectly, at least, to the growing practice of reading. This means that education is becoming a 'disturbing factor instead of a means of
pacifying the pe'ople. . The writer in question mentions the following authors' works that may be
1 found in the cottages of some of the "Welsh miners:
Karl Marx, Darwin, Adam Smith, Huxley,'Spencer,
■ -H. G. Wells and Bernard Shaw.' He concludes as
follows:,    , ■      -
"In fine, the coal miners's,little library repre-
\   sents'.thc active constructive literature of the past
0' and thc present^ because living the life he does, of
/incessant struggle with nature, he wants to know-
he wants to know." ■ _ c
Education means the enlightening of the und'er-
' standing, and. today; is presented to us in two'most
-characteristic * aspects—capitalist    teaching    arid
working-class teaching. -  It is the'spread of the
latter brand of education that is responsible for the
. unrest that is becoming daily,more evident and is
■* viewed with alarm by those who would have the
capitalist brand" of teaching prevail.   ' Between
'those two' there is clash of interests, but as the
.   working" class'basis is that of facts and experience
- strengthened by every advance made ih science the
■    outcome is riot difficult to perceive.,  A . ' A J '',   -
L'     The aim of the?capitalis't education is to make edu
cation a commodity, which is placed on the-market
i ^by-human^beings-for-the^purpose^of-^ineEeasing^oE,
""',' Of' late years, a. more* awakened social "conscience is beginning Ito^'assure lis that .wheti/a" human'
being fgoes under,' the'descent has not beeri'.aVmat-.
ter of, choice A;. Science has'proved the^eteriora-
tion of environment, and l_tiat.\inder*ce_Ham',ph3Tsii
cal conditions the individual'is' incapable of,^choice.
Tlie body may be so over^fatigued 6r"so underfed
that the will ceases to, act, and there is mere acquiescence in any-direction given, by .a'stronger'force
from Avithout." --.Everyone knows the)feeling 'Kwas
too tired to know what 1 was doing.'". Not all,
happily, have experienced—'I.was half starved and'
•did not know what! was doing?' 7. But we cannot,
shut our eyes to the.'fact'that much" of our young
Avonianhood is'experiencing just'such conditions
as produce these.feelings." - .    , .
Socialists, if ;tlie* reference to that exceedingly "indeterminate quantity—"the.social conscience"—;
is eliminated, will find little to'quarrel .with, in this
woman's remarks; but" to such an invincibly conservative, body, as tho'National Council of ."Women
they,will not be at "all welcome. Their class instincts will soon warn them that action'" to-remove
the,evil in accordance with the principle of economic determinism, as e'xprressed by Mrs? Hamilton,
entails an examination of the whole social structure,
the origin and reason fori the existence of poverty,
the basic evil, of which prostitution is but^one of the
side-shoots. Opposition can also be-expected from
the clergy, who have such an influence.over this
type of women,'and,who take such eloquent part
in these gatherings," on the ground that it strikes
against the doctrine of moral responsibility and-is
subversive of religion. ,' Nothing is to be expected
of these people but talk.-- '■ They belong to a' class
that profit by the present system of exploitation'
of laboiyand when they-find that an earnest investigation into the"causes of the degradation, of their
sex endangers,the parasitic existence they now-en-*
joy as the beneficiaries of'the system tliat"underpays and underfeeds other women, they--will quietly drop it. and.it will not 7be. considered ''good
form" to refer to'it. - It is from the combined ac-
tion of the men and women of the" international
working class alone that* deliverance will come, and
to accomplish .that'deliverance they will li'aye.io
meet, and overcome the hostility pf all classes, of
reformers; the National^ Council of Women among
them.  ".' . •   '
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Opinions  ofsi'Englneers ?and'r'Veteran
The final sectioa'of the-panef waVotf
THE class struggle has ^become so acute- of, late
that the various 'governments have tlirown discretion toAh'e wnds arid are coming,out openly in
support' of the propertied class in any struggle between Capital and Labor. ',Hitherto in all.sucli disputes -the _afmy and "navy have been used for the
purpose of coercing strikers back to work, but now
maintairing profits for those to whom they must j ers' places, either in handling the pick and .shovel
'.'By-Product"- Coke  O ven - Practice,
was" thei subject'of the regular monthly
meeting of the Engineers'- Society ^ of
Western Pennsylvania, at-tlie Society's
rooms in- the "Oliver Building,'-. Pittsburgh, Ton ^ May 21? H The . 'principal
paper of the evening was_!by" AV.^E.'
Hartman''' ^managing- engineer, ",..6f H.
Koppers Company, Joliet.^ 111. <"VisitT
iiig .engineers from" Jghnstbwn, 70;,
Sharon, *Pa... and other coke-and steel
centers .contributed not-alittleto' the
interest. of" the "discussion—in, -.which'
there was at times a tendency 7to compare .the, practice under the Koppers
system'with that under the Otto-Hoffman"" and United Otto processes. ■ -
, The meeting was the first held under the new rule, adopted by the sck
ciety a month ago, under ;,which ^discussions on papers were limited to 10
minutes each,-with an extra flve'imlnu-
tes permitted on unanimous consent
being' obtained. * Notwithstanding-the
rather, strict enforcement,of this rule
there was not time for,the reading of
all. the .papers contributed -in discussion. ■ Brief papers by Dr." Richard
Moldenke, secretary of the American
Poundrymen's Association, and W. 6.
White ,of Uniontown, Pa., could not be
read, owing, to lack of time?'
Mar. Hartman, in opening his paper
on by-product practice, gave ttte, credit
for the real inception of the by-product
coking industry'in the .United States
to" the Steel Corporation, which, four
years ago, had sent its coke committee
to Europe to investigate the various
types of by-product 4oven in use there,-
and tas a result of** that invsetigation
had installed 280 ovens "of the Koppers
type at Joliet—having since that .time
expended upward of $10,000,000 in-byproduct construction at Gary,- Ind., and
Corey, Ala. ' ' y? ' .
' "It may be truly said," continued the
speaker, "that, the results attained at
these' St'eelAcoTporation operations
have been'* the envy of America and
Europe., The1 by-product practice in
'America,* we are'free to admit, has'not
been inspired by the - desire for the
conservation . ■ of ,, America's fuel, but
mainly, by motives.of economy." <v"."'
The speaker flatly declared that the
1 roperly made by-product coke, under,
the newer processes, is today superior
to the best? bee-hive coke for foundry
and furnace'use; but he admitted .that
users had" formerly, and may yet' In
some instances', have cause for coin-,
plaint against by-product coke,, in the
matter of lack of uniformity and,black
ends. -.Such faults/were*.he result us-*
^ A? discussion Aby,-VE; ,-W> Parker,
Statistician"1"of\tlie5-Unit^d '.States^ Gech
logical. Survey," was_ read ,b_f ?Secretary
B.-.K. Hlleij^JMil''Packerjpald" a trl-
one-time editor' of Pittsburgh^ who, ?Mr
Parker -'said;^Svas ■ ihe^pibheer * in."' the
sell in order to live. Young men and^vome'n 'are
educated along scientific' and technical lines in
order that they,may compete with one another for
-food'and shelter, and their first care, is not the
development of their intellect," but the sale of it.
Capitalist education is stamped with the dollar
'mark, and to' remove the taint of profit from the
false conception of education is the work of the
working class. .
• The development of industry, with its - heartless
competition amongst men for a livelihood; has re-
suited in the .shattering of the idealism inculcated
into the minds pf thcyoung before entering this
bitter struggle.1 As a result of this the workers
haye been making use of the training afforded by
capitalist education and have been investigating ou
..their.own account     They have evolved a system
of philosophy which the capitalist intellectuals cannot shatter, seeing that it is based on tho material
.! facts of existence.    This philosophy, or science oC
,understanding, is expounded, only by a revolutionary working class,' und seeing that it threatens t to
overthrow all the false teachings of capitalism we
find ranged against us all tlio old reactionary forces
■that have assailed the progress of the human race.
"When you find n master opposing the spread of
scientific working, claHH education it should be
sufficient proof thnt tliey have not your interests at
heart.     Every' election attosts the fact tliat the
musters do not want an expression of an intelligent
voto, for it must be bomo-in mind that alcoholic
liquor is not rowlnc-ive to sound thinking.
Tn addition, it will bo found that all the most
serious attempts to refute tliis scientific philosophy
oi! the working clafisjiave boon along tho lines of
misrepresentation, but of what avail thoy havo been
lho rapid spread of knowledge amongst the workors is sufficient justification of our contention that
our ideas shall yot dominate lho world. ° \Xq aro
striving for tho truth for wo hnrtw thnt the truth
shall make un free, nnd it should ho thn t-ojisliuit
aim of all eliiNi. enmeioiiH workors to spread the
knowledge that shall mean tho npoody oliminnlion
of a system which preys on tho ignorance of thom»
who are the produci-TH of wealth for n class who
tloMpisc them until they realize the,power they hold
when they know enough.
operating railways or "driving teams: This policy
has been adopted in Great Britain and Prance/',,., .
This practice is becoming more, common andcon-
stitutes a fresh'factor which must be reckoned with
iri many* trades when the'question of striking is
being 'considered.
• In the United States the 'coal passers,'firemen,
water tender's and other employees on the ships of
the Panama R. R. Company are out as a part of the
general strike ariiorig the shipping employees of
Now York., This will, ho'wey'er, riot be permitted
to interfere with the work of the Panama Canal.
Acting Secretary "Winthorp promptly met the situation by deciding to fill all,places where employees
of'-the* Panama steamships struck with men of the
regular navy service. If enlisted men will allow
themselves to be used for scabbing purposes then
the last remnant'of a claim to. respectability will bo
gone aiid both branches' of _the service will be deserving of unmilga'ted contempt on the part of self-
respecting working men. »    '" _
The gross earnings of the'C. P. R. for the fiscal
year ending Juno 30 was $10-1,1(37,00, and the not
earnings $43,051,000. Forty-three million dollars
profit 1 Just think of it! Tho figures aro sufficient to stagger the working-plug who is expected
to thrive on J.3.30 a day (when ho gots it)".' What
harm would it clo tho country and its poopl(o if tho
railways wore owned by the peoplo, and the profit
of forty-three millions, on ono concern alone, mind
you, put to such use as to bonofit tho community
as a wholo? And yot, when tho worker is asked
to voto whether ho should continue plugging to
help towards giving a fow idlers tho benefit of hia
.toil, or whothor ho shoud emancipate himself, ho
casts his vote for his exploiters. Howovor, tho
timo is flint approaching when even tho blind will
■Tp.... Xi.-IuiM.  -.VflHiu} .if  WuillVII  (l){ iiutil h-iXCHj
-*■ met in convention in l.oinliin, England, a few
dii.VN ngo, Prostitution, which ncmiiih In lie tho
only evil from whiHi womnn miffiT in the opinion
, P   ll I'M It* , ii 1   •    r. .   ;
of consideration, and the usual nostrums for itm
eradication, from thc onnctmVnt and enforcement of
htl'ing'.i.t hnvN against it to tho tciu-'hiug of an
equal moral striudard for both hoxm, wero advocated, Only one nf the delegate, n Whit. Tfamilfnii.
flowed nny intelligent grasp of tho fundamental
ul.;iacnU iutil iitHui-nffs (hul form Ihe mhI from
which the over-increasing <>rop of prostitution is
tho inevitable fruit. Her remnrks are worth <|uot-
Tho <.npit.ilii.tN hnvo tho aoulnlists beaten ter a
frazzle in the art of how to steal elections, Tt is
amusing to note how tho Conservatives and Liberals, both', brnnohoM of thn capitalist organization
fight eneh other lo gain possessioirof the reins of
government. It must bo'a paying job, olso why
so nnxioiiH. In Saskatchewan the provincial elco
tions wife held yesterday.   In preparation for any-
Uti-tv lli'il  wi-!' (iivn W°^0 '.I.     * il (il
•* '.        (>•>.•     -lj V       "J*        •" -LILIJIL..-)     ((lit,'
••worn in to -.tup ,)u> .wann.; i<f ihriii.n <r<»./J..s' filing tlie better of one another. I'luk-r Soi.iali-.in
all such griil ry ns iu*ll as special const .iblcs would
have to work for n living, „ "
Tho Austi'iilinn (.jycrnment is giving a bonus of
.■f2.")0 for every baby born under the Koiitharn Crow.,
How would it bo for Hrilish Columbia to fall in
line, and reserve a few tracts*of lnnd from tho
sppfMilnfiirw. enf if up Info blocks *<!i<l givi-. one to
every new native-born oliihlf—Tl. I*. I'dtipieee.
The Lord gave you two rnrs with which to hear;
two tyvtf to see i but one tongue to speak; therefore,
it in wise to know twice nn much ns you utter,   u
ually, lie, thought,, of poor operation"
rather than'poor?,ovens. <   >-
The speaker'said the H. Koopers
Company recently; had contracted' tb
build a hatterjfof modern ovens in this,
country, gua'i,anteeing';12 hbur coking
time for standard' furnace coke. " The^
Steel Corporationjs coking time at Joliet is now 16 hours, he said, and plans'
are.being made to further reduce this
time at the Joliet plant to 14 hours, lt
having been found that a reduction in
the,coking time betters.the quality bf
tho "coke.    '    *." ,' -■"'. '   ;
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• The speaker emphasized the use of
silica brick by the Koppers Interests;'
as increasing'the refactory power, of
the oven walls, Headetailed the gradual, progressive steps in the increasing of sizes of the standard by-product
oyen, from tho original",? ton ovon, to
tlio types of 15 ton oven being contracted for nowadays. The IB ton
ovehis 43 feet x Jl ft_x*19 In. The
company recently nnd been Increasing
the slzo of the battery unit—the plans
for tho Steel Corporation's by-product
plant at Duluth, Minn., calling for a
battery of !)0 ovon a, as against tho 70-
ovon batteries at Joliet, .-'The speaker
estimated tho cost'of a boohlvo plant,
complete, at (on an aveargo, $700 to
$800 per oven; of tho Koppors by-product plant,'$12,000 to $18,000 por, oven.
On tho basin ot theso figures for first
cost, and considering tho coking timo
and the actual tonnngo of coko produc-
t.d, tho spoakor declared first cont of
by-product and of boo lilvo ovens per
ton of product to bo about tbo same --
lonvlng out of (lio calculation tho valuo of the by-products. The first cost
problom, ho folt, had boon nolvod by
tho mnrkod roduotion vln coking tlmo
lu by-product practice.}
On tlio question of tho llfo of tho byproduct oven, tlio spoakor said It wnB
difficult to glvo a direct answer. Tho
Koppcrfl IntoroBtB .had battorloH tliat
luul boon In operation ton yearn. "In
ono cium In HnglaiKl," lio «ald, "whoro
the coal In high In alkaline Baits, tht
walls of tho ovoiib must bo ronowod
ovory two yonrH. In lhln connection,
It is nlwAys wIbo to InvoBtlnnto'tho alkaline conltmt of coals boforo, building by-product ovona."   ' .
The sponkor discussed tho mlitturo
liBod by tlio Stool Corporntlon at Kb
varloiiB product plnnts at Joliet and
fn,...    ...1     1 f   ,     .  i  Ti      1       i   n
.1 -I.      iH.      k-..*..«_4«M      _».,)*      *_i_.*ifr     »M.
unco oolto <,v-v> bMn<r jiroftnood of nnv
plnre in this country, *A mix of fiO
por cent PociiliontiiB conl-and 40 por
tent Klondike .ConnolleBvlllo) conl,
tlio sponlcor Bntd, had produced Alio
! llOflt   fMI'TIO,ift   f.l.l-f.    A..r.rt  *..nAr.   rt*     T^ll^*
in quality and et rue turo, and in blast
furnacf. results. A by-product plant
ot Duluth, tlio spoakor Mid,' wob producing n Kood qunllty coko on screen-
lnp« from I'litaburg coal. IIo discussed nt longiii the high volatile conlont
•of Hio coals ,of tho Wostorn, ronimyl-
vanla rioMs In their rolntlon to by-
product f-oldnj; practl<*«, ' HlRh oxygon In ronl, lio snld, was mora objoc-
tionnblc- than liiijh aah content, eo far
n» by prodiift oporo'llon was comc-crti"
od. ,
es its coal for, use "Jn"* tHe ovens.^does
noi use magnetic ^separators"; aiid'the'
results, the, speaker, 'submitted,-, were
satisfactory.-t In;t_ie"^u«nchInrolf-the
coke, the Koppers people'/are now 'experimenting on" th'e juse" o'f^hQt'water.s
and „ they   have \also"; rembviadAthe
quenching operation from .the wiafyes
or cars in front "bf the ovensto battery ]
The use of hot water;*, it- was -believed,'
would overcome- the old Jobje'etion to
excessive moisture in by-product;coke.
"   The different-, methods of" serening
or reducing the coke under'the-new
practice by which' rua-of-oven_-'cbkef'*is
not deemed ciesirable .f6r. blast furnace
charging .was*, described.'^-  At* Jbiletf
the Steel Corporation uses 2-inch "coke
in its. blast furnaces. '" At other plants'
the coke Js screened; sometimes It?is
crushed, but at' Joilet, ,It is dropped
into bins and thus reduced to proper
size? "' Tlje speaker noted that the direct process of reducing the by-pro'-
ducts is. installed? by: the Koppers, Interests at the Steel* Corporation plants
at Gary and Corey, and at the independent plant at Woodward, Ala? :- The
Joliet plant was built just-beforo*Koppers introduced? the. direct process,
two and a^alf^years'^ago. y  i ..'-
; "One recent development in the matter of a market-for by-products,", remarked ' the?speaker;? commenting on
the claim sometimes advanced Jhat a
market 'could ^not be -"obtained * f or7all
the,^by-products  produced- were 'the
by product,process,-generally adopted
in .this country; "is the use of by-product, tar'from coke plants as fuel for
the Disel engine.*\ The*, tar oli from
by-product ^.oyens isv being generally,
used" in,Germany'today. *   This .fuel
field'means an immense field'with the
future development,"of   the ^internal
combustion 'engine in^thisAountry.1...----'
* The .speaker named as advantages
'obtained by tbe use of coke^bveVgaiC
for open hearth furnace fuel',- a"s:practiced at present in^Germany: ' Higher,
temperatures, more uniform temperatures, > smaller , repair _ costs,  cheaper
operating costs,-and the elimination,of
the^ gas1 chambers in the open hearths.
He recalled one plant, in-'Germany, at
present "operating with "two'part's bf
coke oven gas and one-part blast furnace, gas. ""   ,"*      ' *"7   . V    ,
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A- series of views of typical by-product plants in this country and' abroad
was shown—including the'plantof the
plant of, the'Coal Products Mahu'factur:
irig' Company, at Joliet, which*,""When
completed," is7tb' distribute gas1 to- 40'
different Jtowns^_aiid which Screens' its
andffour' different' sizes"*for "domestic,
use.'"-, 'A ** •_ -.-- '        ,'  . "\ "*■ *i. .-
,*; "Edwin vA." Moore, 'of'. the- American"
Gas^arid Coke. Construction Company,
Indianapolis,' which builds the United'
Otto"ov'en._.rafsed' the principal'.points
of controversy .with Mr,. Hartman, in a
discussion of the paper,'-In which"" he'
opened by,twitting the Koppers and
the construction costs of the by-product plants at Joliet and Gary..    He
refused' to" admit that' the ^Steei,Corporation's investigation" q£, byproduct
processes hadincluded. a careful,analy-
'sls^of the respective merits of the .Otto
and^the Koppers process^' -:', *7;
. • "As to ,the qu6Btlon*p(,the inception
of by-product practice' ja   America,"
said the speaker', "the credit for foresight and initiative, it,seems to me,
belongs to,,the,officials of a Western
Pennsylvania;Institution1, tho Cambria
Steel of Johnstown. .'Fifteen   years
ago,1 Messrs, Stackhouse,, Price   and
Joseph Mooro, of tlio Cambria, Install-'
od tho first by-product coking' plant
connected wlth'-a1 blast furnace ontor-,
prise In thin country. •*. This plant was
built by tho Unltod Coko and Gas
Company, which has Blnce built four
plnnts In this country,
"If tho short coking tlmo woro a
Blnndnrd of uniformity of heat," wo
could show plnnts that coked tho coal
In M hours, nlno yonrs ngo," continued tho Bponkor,* "lint such practlco
Ib not. economical, - Thoro Ib groat
destruction of tlto by-products by reason of tho high boat."' Tho spoakor
donlod that'silica brick wiih < n now
Uilng ln coking practlco. It had boon
iiscd by tlio United Otto company In
tlio ovens at Cambria Jfi yoara ago,
ho snld, nnd later at Doston, In 1807;
nt Camden nlno years ngo; at Indiana*
polla anil at Sparrows Point, The
nponkor conf-CBsod tho dobt tho Industry owod tho llnrblson-Wnlkor Rofrac
torlos intorosts of Pittsburg In tlio do-
volopmcnt of silica brick.
propagandaj'for,tiy-pro'duct;colclng Ipra-'
ctice. y Mr^Parker.tob^up'the^ques-
tion, of ^market's, for "the; by-products.
There had'been- no'chemical^iiidustfy
in" this /coun t ry. ud ,to*,a; ie w:*year*s'ago"
to utilize any large' pfoduction:of icoal
tar; there were'no. briquetting plants,
needing- such.1, a'product, for^a binder,.
and'few.crecs.oting plants,,which could uo ' <»
take.anyJdon^ci'erable^proportion,:'??of / \"y-
such. outpu'tA;:-Hpweyerr 1 the - Seed", of -;.», „t
fertili_«"r,-;product"sfjbr,V^ 7 XX? \
bausted^farmih^'areas/'cbuld l almost ^A'   "
^blye" the '• problem 'fpri'the*. next - few; *
years unaided .thewriter believed: A y,-,,   -'
' A- member inquired-of-Mr, Hartman^??-',
if/Pittsburgh coal," by the by-product- \. '" ^
pyocess,-"" would/make" a suitable^cbke - lA'-j.
for use in a GOO-ton-blast furnace, with?*.,<gy'
but'? niiiing ^ith'! other' less";' volatile '??>, ?./'.
c'oajs'r/'s-Mr?;Hart-_ian>r.eplied that, "ac;'. * ?-ir.
cording4o'results "secured 'to".date,"it  ' A ,;'
^(Continued- on,page\5).
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tho first ulttlng'of tlio annual .Court of
Revision for'revising,"correcting and
hearing complaints against tho assessment as mado for the year ,1018, will
bo hold ln tho Council Clmmber, City
Hall,, Pernio, B, 0„ on Tuesday, tho
23rd day of July, 1812 at tho hour of
eight o'clock in the afternoon.
All persons having complaints against tho asBOBsmory. must glvo nollco
to tho assessor Iii writing," nt loast
ton days boforo'the first * sitting , of
this court, *
-Datod at Fornlo, B, 0„ tho 15th day
of Juno, 1012,
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Daily   excepting  Smiday
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,:Things are*.starling -to 'Worn'- once
'., again ai Corbin.- ..The minesVre work-"
,-.r?ing' steady, ^tw'o shifts'.of - men'.being
'_..  at .work"digging-the ,dusty diamonds."
'   ' Our m|n'e'officials ~seem" to be study-
A-  ing pretty hard just nowrpreparing for
;lv?.v"the Alberta .exams. 'e  Hope; they, will
'A;pull;through; -when.'-they"'sit?-' It is a
" pity some of our intelligent mine man-
..agers do'not fix up a class in every
**"'..' mining town throughout, the: Pass" so
--.•'as to teach all practical/miners-.who
- ■", would like to take, advantage of- an
\   elementary  training \ ,in? • mining. ■ "' It
is full time our-minister of mines took
-. -'"the.matter.up and .appointed teachers
.'in the/paribus districts to'.give one
. , or,.two lessons a. week?* .-It seems to
y- me we are getting behind the "times;
we should follow the lead of our moth"-
".  er country an dgive'these men a jtheo-
v -'-re-leal aslwell as' a practical training
', ih mining, r-    4 y . lV - _.   '?  '.■   .<
/ iph'ioy, ybu,inu8t have had a good
._, time in Michel.," Have you forgotten
■:  something. ; It-was well "our viligant
,v* ' Hobo was handy, or you would never
-••- have reached that coal bin.,.-v.,,  '' -A
? ,. .1 hear* that our Hobo "is head, brat-"
7-\ tlceman and?chief-gas''extferminator at
'-'. v Corbln.mines*;1just now... ilf he,cannot
.-- keep the wheels moving one way/he
V . will another. " It ls a"pity,the Miclcey's
,, ,'' are so slow(coming in; eh',' John? .'"And"
?   . for, the same reason iie'has*quit fiying
the banner'in' the,,main, stern;-' yi wo'jfj'
,.' ~ der why,"a c'ertain'-youngVinan^ is"-'get-
■^ ;•-ing* his'track bicycle ,iti'xed'vi atV the]
\   blacksmith's shop?'. Has Lille more at-
*"^-. traction,for this"-young'mari-than Cor-
t- wn?-- ^rw-y-y i,y■'..'■;,-:. ,
^ \. .There, seems to be, a'great'attraction
> ,at Corbin .."for" vlBitor's.'."AtBven ?Di'ck
,'' Garbutt had, some 'thls^lastweek, .and
T. P.^has.founa.-Corhin-a.more; con-
; .'genial spot .than'Michel.-"'.. He started
;''  -jvorlc'here;this'week.''"jy?'. ,- ' A-,
• *S' I. wonder "why.* P.\i's"'so quiet ,and se-v
"v," date ..this last week or. two.' 7Is4hei.e,
' ;-something doing-tP.? .1"guess.it _will
,•' i1 be a-surprise, eh? Al've got my eye on
j,-you! ''' . .-. , ---.'A'/- '.- y<- A"
?A, Christmas .has, quit." boys','and left
.' camp-on Tuesday to.go back,to his-'pet
■ job—cow--'-'pun'ching '*at   P.- Burns',-
"''"Calgary^Ajt'-'is 'h"-great;jnRH"'fn'r mir-'
■; >surveyors. '•',', yy i-: "■ y yr \c '^T.-= -'"'-: '• ■«
;• ;,  .Our"?'baseball", team--visited-.--Michel
',,- the,other day and went'down" -Witlfeasy
,    grace to'-Blairmore.;,,Tit-was excusa-*,
^ye^bovs;" It-was th'e "sun, that' took ef-
7 °fect, •; 'Also they_ha'd forgotten tb take
? their guide' and' mascot with "them," •   ''
•■;-'" Hello,, Jim !■ What, is; the-price of
,-   bottles? A Gather ,'em-all "in; plenty
■; more' Mlchels ordered!'' ■ ,i'*'
..   ,' I hear thatv Miles means- to "'take
the advice given him through the'me-
' dlum of a postcard,.seriously.--. He in-
.   .tends "visiting his family at,the end of
'' *,the^year. "-,'  ., '■ "*  'A',;'   -   '"'"
' ""-'/Mr. Belden paid us a:visit last-week
,  with "a' few friends.'' He, was' on; his
-way.to'the'Flathead., -'.Virgo accom-
_ „ -panleij thorn."' '   ','     -    . .,„;'.  -  - -,
1 ,,   I wonder why Mackie did not visit
, * the beauty spot, Fornlo," on .Dominion
Day, at,which place he is a regular
visitor,    Aro'you,broke, Jack? -
- Mr,,T. H. Williams,' mlnojiiflpector,
.-  visited us on Tuesday, ovenlng,s and
.,"proceeded"to'Inspect the mlno on Wednesday?    Glad to see you-horo,;Tom.
P-c, Calder left 'crimp on- Wodnos-
:da'y to'take-up his duties at Kam-
i loops.'  The now constable arrived'on
,- Tuesday accompanied by tlie   Chief.
Caldflr had become vqry popular in
camp, and.wo aro.sorry that ho has
gono, but ,at tho snme timo-wo all
• wish him tho bucccsb ho deserves,
.The two 'trustees,- E. W. Christie'and
W.;Cole were* sworn in-and theyNare
considering'the" erection ;'"of, aVpew
school, foy.-which' they - expect to"^be
calling for,tenders' in'theJcourse'oit,.a
week' or-two.'.,' .The' school,' is" much-
needed in, Bellevue,, as. there.*; are'.-, a
large number of .children* that "cannot
be' a'beomodated at-the two'-'small
schools' at" present.- _'■""' . J " _. ■-,?-
- Mr??George Davey.„was on.a visit.to
Fernie on Sunday last-'and'wili.be're-,
turning on Monday:' '' VA *, \
-• Mr. Frederick' Beai ls hbwroccupy-
lngthe^ house, lately "vacated; by Mr.
Henry McI_eod./ ..- .",-?.?. _-
»;, Mr. Thomas Turner;'of Nelson," B.C.,
Is visiting-in Bellevue; the guest of his
daughter, Mrs. James/Turner. ■
%;"Mr .George Loxton, of"Fernle.'was in
Bellevue. on .Tuesday and'"expects to
.stay;, a few days.      A '_"•',
Quite" a few'of the boys are getting
a .licence for fishing" land they. are
catching "some fine fish every evening after work? ^- A . • 'A
\ There is quite a, lot of interest In-the
billiard tournament now being played
at Coles'Billiard: Hall. The prizes
for„the winners are: First, $10; second
?7-, .*■- '■" " -VA-v "^ v ■ ■
I jBllr.and-Mrs* Walter Scott have-now
returned to Bellevue, and started home-
makfng with, the best wishes of their
manj*; friends."    - •-       .    ';
> -Mr.' Stephen Humble was on^ a visit
to South-Forks] on'Tuesday.- /.He was
fishing ,while..'there and "brough't home
■some''fme specimens on- Wednesday,"
'when-he'returned^home.'^ „""- '  *- „ A
^ -Every evening ypuxan see some of
the "boys training for a boxing contest'
that we are going to,have on or about
the" 20th'of-July.?;" A'      ,     -    *
'y Mr. W.' Chappel's mare, Queen; of
the Woods,-* captured third prize iq' the
poneyv race'* at .Calgary last Saturday"
The jockey was" Edward Boasley.'
- The'football match at Bellevue on
Saturday' was, between Bellevue and
Michel.**  Bellevue won-the,toss and
played with the "wind."    Michel scored
two' goals -iii? the( first half against the
wind.' Bellevue scored'one in the first
half, butfit was not allowed as jit was'
.claimed that they .were off-sides.',The
sc6re?stpod'at the.first'half; Michel,2;
Bellevue j). '/ In'.'the' second1 half the
Bellevue.boys started away in .grand
shape'and* within ,-,6 ; minutes; they
scored." -; They' then \started; to play
in.-good form all the game -""through,
ThefMichelteam was playing'the ball
out'to try and,save themselves all they.
could. .' Just'about l^'minutes' before
the.>ga'm'e finishel Bellevue-boys made
the second goal, which made^tlie'm a
tie.     Wilson/ from' Fernie,; refereed
the game'and kept .the game under
control; from start .to finish;,;-' There
was, a large crowd of spectators from,
all tlie camps around. '.- • ' 'V , <,
By "Concertina Joe."
■ A teamster mimed Arthur Downs,
employed at the Bollovuo'Colliery, inot
with a slight aeclcfent while returning
from Llllo on Thursday last. Tho
■horses ran away ami brokojtlio front
wJiool of tho wagon, throwing hlin off
and (thing him a bad slinking up.
Thoro wore no bones broken, Just a
fow floBh wounds, Ho will bo nblo
to return tm his work In a fow days.
Tlio famoiiB moving ploturo man
namod Clark called tit Boilovuo on
.Wednesday ami; Thursday night nud
gavo two .programmes ln tho nom-
■panV's hall, Thoy woro good educational pictures hnd a'gpod crowd was
In nttendnnco."    __'
Tlioro was a mriii named Matlilson
having somo   fun .for' himself, last
n«i •      i ii,,       '     » ,,
J.m.►!_.«.    ...0ui, i.v u„U Ui   .(JO tH)l,VlU ]|t
AMI f v\ip TTp'jrot pv.tilntfWJcl-'i/ I1;\v'
tho plate Klnss windows and'through
tho glass In tho door, doing eonnldor-
nblo ' ilnAinga. As soon as Jul got
tliroiiRh brick throwing lie Jumped on
Mt Vir»r_r*M* a   niwl   4-*>1 •     t_» ^1        1*
'   '   *■ *'*/   _-_>Atv,   m,*.+   i/«v»y
homo to Blairmoro, but'tho pollco nt
Bollovuo telephoned, the pollco at
Frank and tlioy .irrostod tholr man ln
tho slide and brought him to Nollo-
vtio and kept lilm ov«rnIght, Ho, camo
•up for trlnl on Friday morning. Tlioro
woro several wltnesson examined and
nt tho conclusion the prisoner wns sent
up to MftPleod for six months with, 18
months suspended sentence, Ho left
the same night.
The newly-electcd school board had
a meeting on Wednesday nl*ht with
the clinlrmftn, Mr. Conley, In tho clmlr.
v Coloman Is golhg ahead somo this"
summer. .There" ls quite a- lot of
building, going on around here." August Maiirfortand Leon Fauvllle have
about-completed,tholr,jiow residences'
on Sixth Street which add greatly tb
the appearanco of the street.,.
Contractor Disney Is; getting ready
to* build a largo addition to the school
which will give work foi* two moro
teachers. <        '    ■
Coloman Is certainly coming to the
front with moving pictures these days.
A Calgary cojmpanyls fitting up tho
pool room formerly occupied by Wm,
Chnlmors, It will ho called Dreamland and the admission Willi, bo 10c,
and lBo.       <      '      .
Mr. David Hall has sold his property
on fifth Strcot to Mr. Andrew Mc-
• MIbb Anna Orogory returned homo
on Tuesday night's locnl from Klpp,
whoro Bho has boon,visiting friends
for sovoral wooks, *   '
McQIlllvray Crook Conl and Coko Co
mines aro working undor a now mlno
mnnagor as Thomas Ilofno has,quit
nnd Goorgo Kollock haB takon his
plaoo aH mlno superintendent.
The fish nr,o cortnlnly having a hard
tlmo these days aa thoro Is qulto a lot
of Idlo tlmo and ono can seo dozons
along tho rlvor with tholr rods trying
(o capture tho spocklod honiitloB.
Mr, ^yllIlBm Hopkins Is building nn
addition to his houso which grontly
adds to Its appearance. ,.
the 3rd,', played .between Coleman and
Burmls, and" witnessed a' good game.
Our Acetic Acid Personage is' affording ;the boys some amusement this
week by the free speeches' he is throwing1 off his chest. ■' ,,■-* > . :\
'•"Quite a number'of. our   townsfolk
"took* in the1 Calgary-Fair last'week. .
- "- - - ■   - to ^     <,        v
>;. Any .Correspondence j
Fred Elliot a,nd Gerald Gardner were
at Blairmore on Sunday and took part
in the Orangemen's" parade. .,,-
Jake Wheeler went to.South Fork
'on1 Tuesday where he has work'enough
to occupy"'him several, weeks. '
sl. J. Bidden, J.P.,'of Cowley.-was a
visitor to" our town on Monday last.
. ,Miss Berry, of Frank school'staff, iu *h® toptball"game'at" Coleman'in
left on Monday's noon train to spend
her holidays' in Winnipeg. " Miss-Mo-
Curry, also' of the school staff, ,left
on' Wednesday for 'her home in Cape
Breton, N.S., where she will remain
untii scjbeol'opens in tne"fall. "'- .'
' ,Mrs: .Wilcox and family a're spending
the 'week at sMaple Leaf, visiting
friend's. A ''" ' - -" "1
';i The Local Union at Blairmore caile'ct
a-special'meeting of,its member's on
Monday night last to discuss important
business regarding the attitude of the
mine "manager to the worker and the
pay they received.    ' '<■_',  «.
■ Mr.? Mutz; who. owns, the Imperial
Hotel here," has, been dismantling his
building during the past week and is
shipping what, he can use again,of
it to' a point1 between Lethb'ridge and
Calgary; where' lie is building' a hew
hotel.. The main.street bf Frank looks
very* dilapidated how as he has taken
out "the, doors-and windows as well as
everything,; else," but' what harm'," we
will soon have a new town altogether!
•We_ have-not, commenced to move
xet£ 7V^.oXteni.wpnder if the government have not fbrgbot'ten their promise
to send a commissioner; or, if .they are
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the meantime: If Is a good job that
North. Peak is not-dangerous or in?-a
hurry^to'fall or we would,be in a bad
position. , "'"''-,. y - 'S' '
Mr." Geo,'Brassard, of .'Ontario,'arrived last week to take a posltiori in
A. J.'Blaisfrstore.  ". ",.. ■';'■ A      ,'
er fry) smelled very nice "as^they.'Vere
cooking.- *-- - A '-\"yA'=' *■" '■ .-
, The^mines * laid off 'Monday' a_fter-
noon shift, all day,Tuesday and Thurs-'
day; owing to shortage?.of; cars.-"., .";' .'.
y George Knox*and Jack*Wilson left
the camp on Tuesday .for fields and
pastures new. - We shaltsurely miss
-you .both.   ;      ' * . .-    ...   »...-. 7
Several families are for pulling" out
as evidenced by-the,number, of announcements" of' household furniture
to be sold.*   *. y,' '" '«
Whilst unloading rails' in the timber-
yard on Monday last W. Mafylchuk
had the-misfortune to b'e;~struck' by a
rail,on the leg, bruising it;very badly.'
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By "Vampire."
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, Joe JIarinb, building ,.contrac'cor of
Blairmore, started a large gang of men
this week on the foundation wbv.-t of
the new hotel, which Mr. Manual/of
Frank, is putting up near the C. P. R.
depot. * ' **■*■- - <! -
, Several large parties went fishing
this week on the North and South
Forks of the Old Man River, but on
account,.of the'water being so high
tbe catches were small. •<••■•
Quite a* number of the boys partloi-"
pated In the high-jinks held at the
home of ,Pete Kahaii this week, the
occasion" beihgvthe christening ^of
Pete's son and heir." '■
Mr. E., Disney,-? "contractor of bol*
man; has a number of men at work on
the Burmls new school. '
A large party went picnicing thia
week to the Falls at Rock Creek, and
according to reports had a splendid'
outing."" " " _,
Alarge number of'Bunh'is folk took
received later' thani:
| Noon Thursday, will,
be held over until the
following week. *   ;
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would hot; p-Ut-the Koppers organization at-Joliet1, had begun experiments
within the' past few- weeks in the matter of the Reduction of' coking time, by
which,it'wa's expected to greatly improve the coke for blast furnace use
and" also to;allow .the utilization "of a
higher'volatile-coal. - Mr. Hartman
moon and stars moved around it. ''\f%
know now that' 'that concept y,<P\
wrong.^but that-since it was in ljfK*
with the Scriptural story _Tnd' (£<_
Church being a. great property o\vj.e*
was-necessarily interested in keepi^
things as they "were, it was good en*
ougti' for them. - It fitted in with, tH
then'method of production,' for \r^\
at. that time,,was, produced for tH
use of the nobility and the serfs particularly, for the'".'nobility. ■ If tfl-H
method of production could hav$ J"*9*-
mained We should not have advancetA
as far in natural sciences-as we ha<_-\
and no'doubt-the;Ptolamic system °t
astroneniy would have -lasted nu»c^
longer' than it did."' - Fortunately *f°<*.
the human, family, perhaps „ unfortunately for, the nobility;. thaf metb^'i
of producing wealth could, not f6**
main—nbtlilng stands stilly .' \
The,serfs'- power'oyer nature Ice01,
ever increasing, enabling them to"pf°*>
duce an, ever-incr'easmg quantity' °t
wealth..; The difference between SvU^
the serfs produced' and what they ./^
quired" to "enable them to continue to
produce, could not be consumed by tP^
nobility, so-they began'to barter .so^
of it ,with neighbor masters of anothC!J-
climate., ' By this method they" coi<Ja.
get goods their own- slaves could outproduce. " This - lave to bur 'buddifS
Capitalists ah. excellent chance to g^t
into the, game. They were'eau^d
upon to take the,.-goods abroad aT-1^
•bring back,,the barter* This creut^
a demand for better methods of na^"
gation.'Which up to that time had be^
very -, crude t and .expensive, • causj^S
great risk to property and life. Co*1^
ditions ' always - produce the me*1'
hence we find; in Poland one "of thb"36,
bright stars called geniuses, expe/"1"*
mentift^tvith a simple telescope. bt^K
eri followed with" better instruments
which'.enabled them to grapple with
the  problems in, .a" more    scientifie
mariner, y  " * .*■ ,- ,   ' ,
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Then- .came' the -epoch-making dls>
covery, that the world was not st**1*
tionery, but in motion and that inste^"^
of the "sun', moving around the ear*-1*
the reverse was the case. "■
.-Naturally these discoveries were n0*-
to the' Hking/of • the^'Feudal nobiutf.
it unde'riuihed, the-system of prodi»c>
tion that?gavertbem their power aJ>^
of,course upset,the existing theorii*
upqhlwhjch^they had reclined so.'cp^
Sanatorium at Frank
Rocky Mountain,
at »the famous   ?
Sulphur Springs
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Every  Convenience.
Bus at all trains ,
Tf I
The Frahk Wine & Spirit Co.
■ Wholesale Dealers in
Wines, Liquors and
^    Phone 83, Frank, Alta.      / ,    ,     *   .'
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fcnrtably. ,,- They- tried "to stop; the-36
heresies byVtorture of all kinds;- tP6
felt fairly, certain that within a short I stake ai-f-4.the'sword were of no av&l1.'
time'it wbuld.be possible to.utilize however; nothing can stem tti« m_.rA
A large contingent of Croekl.08
lourn<»y^rt-. Fernio Xuti Saturday,' tho
attractions being Bob Fltzaliunioiiu nml
tho Fornlo   v,' Coal Crook football
U.w.-vi-,       1'0_).    (JiU   \.',Ort.   V.IM«rt;   HUlt
gooniB dead against you lately.
.Tho Dam nn.! vicinity Is Kottlnff notorious as an Idenl place for picnic-
lug, ' Teddy, our gonial bartender,
took'a fow pf his customers up tlmt
way on n ffshlnir -PvprvJIffmi. Tlnrlnp
tho'courso of the afternoon a fishing
mulch wna nrrnng^t ^fitw<!cn Teddy
RM Hnlf, arid alttio'iigii Teddy cau«ht
tho forest fluh. yet. In iportlns pur-
lance, ho won on a foul, as tho -condi-
tions wero fishing with grub, and
Teddy uwd a ny. Iiu. alls well that
ends W-OI, and Ht*» mnrntfti-l for (.muff-
'.Work at the mines is taking a brighter aspect, as yeBterday both mines
were running for the first time In four
months. It is to be hoped that the
curront,report ls correct, that is,, that
thoy will run at least four or five days
a week, as the city work is getting
scarce and a good-many aro looking
Jor work' at tho mines!,
J. A. Foster; recording secretary of
Local 574,'met with a very painful accident'last week. Whilst pushing a
car a board over n -wheol'gave way,
his,foot slipping In between the ropo
cniBhed Ills foot severely and broke
four of his tooB, He Is bolng attended
by Dr. Loggato at his home, but lt will
bo Bomo time before he is nblo to bo
about 'again.
J. W. Trofanontro Is homo ngnln
after a throo montliB1 visit up North.
Wo aro pleased to welcome him bnek
as John. lis a persistent and onorgetlc
worker, amongst the Ulternlnlan brothers.
Both the MethodlBt and Presbyterian
Churches had new pastors on Sunday
last! aB ItovB- Lyttlo nnd Bry-
don loft last week, tho latter resigning
owing to falling health, wiilch all hi?
frlonds regret, oapoolally the young
mon of the North Ward, as ho wns a
gentleman thnt took groat Interest In
outdoor sports,. particularly football,
la«t yoar, bolng a mombor of tlio loam
hlmsolf,        ■ <<f
On Friday last picked playors from
different tennis plnyod on tho Ovor-
boiib' ground. Tho object of this
match wna to glvo tlio oxocutivo nn op-
portunlty to pick out tho boat iioHHlbln
olovoii to roprosont Lothbridgo nt Win.
nlpog noxt wook. ' Unfortunately a
strong wind was'blowing which mado
It impoBBlhlo for Uio roBpoctlvo players
lo show tlielr truo ability. HowoVor,
a good tonm'has been picked, nnd
loavos on Thursday afternoon fnr Wirt-
nlpog, whoro wo hopo thoy will give
.i koou' account of thomBolvos nnd ro-
turn with thc trophy,
On different occiUlotiB In tlioiio columns t havo endeavored to draw nt-
tontlon to the management of thn dlf-
mrent inwi.dp..) departments of this
city ns I Imd obBorvod thorn. Hut
surely thero Ih something going to bo
dono when ox-Mayor Adams haB tnkon
It upon lilmiolf to .point out one or
two departments whoro ho thlnkH the
public money is being abtw;.l. We
ngroo: Ho says that he lino had
quite a lot of aparu t|m« ihu summnr
and. therefore, beon able to ke-ep u
pretty clo.o tab on them. Hire v«
tfoii't ngrM, tor nny observant pet non
going to and from thus city, jin-
!.** to une an djehaopsf sh
Mot, to  nn<! an,»U niuw.. I* "U*
Pittsburgh coal without mixing in the
by-product process.'^ ..•,*-. ■
.?. F. C. Keigbley, of Unlontown, Pa.,
discussed;'the paper from 'the standpoint of beehive oven coke operator.
He pointed out that the beehive oven
operator, had no means, of knowing
precisely the production of coke from a
beehive 'oven- per ton of coal charged;
h&" believed lt to be 64 to 66 per cent.
He declared the first cost of the byproduct oven to be from data ho had at
hand, 20 'to 30 times the cost of construction of a like capacity in behlve
plant. ' " He called 'attention to
the-fact that tho breaking up and sizing of coke for blast furnace use was
not a new thing ,ln Pittsburgh district. It had ben done by the Youngs-
town Stool Company long ago — 20
years ago, and an extraordinary quality of iron secured, Silica brick had
been'uBOd In beehive .construction for
20 years tho Klcr' fIrobrlclc Interests
having boon,early pioneers In .the
Thoro was somo ^discussion of tho
Dldler-Marflh contract with tho.Bethlehem', Stool .Corporation for Its by-product plant. In answer to Inquiries.
Mr. Moore( of the Unltod Coko Co., announced that tho by-product gas sold
in Indianapolis for domestic consumption at 60 contH per 1,000 foot. Re-
preBentatlvcB ot tho H. C. Frlck Coke
Company and of the Carnegie Stool
Company's Sharon plant (nu* 'Otto-
Hoffman Installation), contributed to
tho (IIbcubbIoii.*—Conl and ,Coko Operator.
Tho ni(»nlfosto of tho Socialist Party
of Canada Ib iib choln. n piece of litem l nre nfi wo have and should bo euro-
fully fituillod hy ovory ono who Ib ii
hIiivc oi'"Capital, moro o_,)oi-|_.lly by
the comrades, na It will onnblo them
to more effectively premont our propaganda to the non-Socialist, and tlio'
moro thoy study It tho moro it will
ho nprond
From tho mnnlf«nto-wn lnnm thn*
the Capitalist Clnss had simple lie-
glnnlngB. That whllo It lo truo thoy
wero a part of Foudnl Socloty yot
thoy wero nolther serfs nor noblemen,
Tlim' WPfft n BiwtMftn of lnrMoi. tn Mir-
nobility; jlhey I'lirnl-nhod (.ho nobility
with clothing, vehlPlos, armor and
mnny other tiRe.ul things, fho nobility being In powor legislated ro-
gulntlng prlco, quality and texture of
Roods, nlno restricting tlio market.
_...luv..lly tl.t-ftu rtiKUlatlnns and i<-
strlctlons wore not to the liking of
Hm then ImililiiiK Capitalist cIubk
However, It was then as It is now with
us. lt was not what they liked t*>»t
that tliey got moBt of. At that tlmo
nil tlio wise men—popes, philosopher!!
.iiml mtetmeii believed that th» carch
■Ia* _vta.t.t_*-.»;.o.  i*ud that,  lho son,
of evolutionary, progress for long,
. Too late,-already sufficient..kno^
ledge had been attained to bring about
the discovery /of this' continent, al*"3
the .short, route," to the~ Orient. , TP^
stimulated trade in a powerful _n^ft>
ner,' added ^considerably to- the J""
crease of wealth, .and helped the rl8"*
lug Capitalist Class to. gain pow0r>
This -enabled them to break tf,Q
hold of- the Feudal Lords and to cUuJh?
over their backs into the seats of-tP^
mighty; '-We\are told by those wP°
claim to be familiar with the worKs
of Hegal that that learned man fouj)4
tho world thought in straits, and th*11-
he'took hold and tried to straight^1*
things out, It was not In his paw-*31,
to do this; no man cnn rise to af*y
extent above his economic surroundings, i Hegel developed the Idea Ot
one .long train of ovolutlon from t)'Q
formation of nebula to modern soclet^
but that ho still hung on to tlio ld^1-*
that tho mind, is tho domlnont facU-1*
In shaping tho course ot events.
Marx, UngelB and DIetzgon to0,c
hold of tho thing nt this point a^
tnrhod Hegel right sldo u|). ThUl'
showed that mind Is controlled V?
the existing stato of economic development and Is not suporlor to niatt<J'r«
but is simply a' manifestation of th-*1*
HiiliBtanCQ, Tlioso bright lights ot
the world of thought woro pupils oi
Hegel and outstripped him bocnii>"i
thoy had moro data than ho could gflt.
Together they formulated tho hlHtofk
niatorlnllBin wiilch huu proved bo .rueful In lilatorlo rCBoarch. .The lab01,
theory of vnluo, rescued Mcardo tro,l\
tlio bloiifih Into which ho had lod hl^'
hoK nnd ostiibllshod upon a Rclonrl*?1^
b.<R0 political economy. Tholr sha'v<
lng ot tho nature of the clnnn niu./t-
«lo, and the wny wo nui«t wnijo It, h
one of tho maBtcrplocoH of Belnniif'-?
rotetircli. .Tua't ns a correct conception of tho nature of tho cosmo* f]>
lowed In tho train of tlio clmimiiu-}
modo of production nnd nldod th-1 /'K-
Ing CnpltnllBt ClnBs, «o a know|od«j ot
thcHC modern discoveries means '*•
weapon In the hands of tho woi-H***
wiilch shall ileHtroy thnt fnlBO oil11'
cntlon tho miiBtors hnvo ln«lflted iipn",
nnd loiul us on   to   victory, wi^h
-1-CinMtln   Ihr.    <il\nMMr.,        f   r>    , II    V.I       1*
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mich  nniPtho omnnctpntlnn    of    .h*
workor from Blavery.     Tlio F«»nilnl
nobility atrovo to hold bnck the mcM
of knowlodgo-In vnln.    Tho modpni
CnpltnllRt CIn«H strive to do the stuA
TlW'V will Tlfvt nllnir n.r> *\*Iirvl'in  ^. nft.
omlc no ho tnught In nny of their cJ'i-
cntlonal Inntltutlons. Tho class at^R-
Rio, tho Uhour theory or vnluo and .hu
maferhillst conception of history 0^
thlnRs iiiihonnl of Jn tho sacred iva"*^
of Cnpltaiut looming. Just n» (hn
vii-iUlnit t*«pltnHst» had to spri-ml t1,ft
and Furniture
' \Ve have the largest and'most up-to-date ;   ■
,1 * ■ *
Hardware and Furniture Stock
• 1   ,      in the Passv   -Evcrythingm , „
Stoves and Ranges"
Granite & Eriamelware
Carpets and Rugs
,. Plumbing aiid Heating.    . Special Attention to MaMr-deFS
Crow's Nest Pass Hardware Co./Limited
: >hone 7^-:^RANKi Alta;
P.O. Box 90
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Dealer In
Dry Goods,   Boots & Shoes
Men's Furnishings, V
Groceries   Fruits, Flour  &  Feed
X: Hardware, Tinware Etc.
&est   Goods   at   lowest   Prices
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Let us know your wants.
All Orders  Receive Our  Careful
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Dealer in
Hardware, Stoves & Ranges
Fancy Goods and Stationery
BELLEVUE -- Alberta
Grand Union Hotel  ,
. COLEMAN, Alta.
£e$l of AuCorHrnuuaUon
We cater to thc workingmaris trade
6. A, CLAIR .•-; Proprietor
much to os. citnl all humanity, Uui
Kitmo la up for tho robbers..
.The SftfiflllBt mov«'fncr.i U thfl only
«cHo\ thnt tpac!"*« ihlR brnn.l ol' »io*l-
orn t-ioutthf? the ntAtcrJalUt ronrcii-
ffflt. fit l»I..tnry, fho r)tii* utriiixaic unit
th« Jnhor tlioory of vaiu«v-~C. M.
iMjrJm thon ncc-tiniiry «o them nti *\
nvUy Of othorwlw, no (he uprlnlPJ, |s551^^ =  .*..^r-^ :
j.^tar«Wniu«d*!bc-»n*(vtr«*,V  pP% <fe V«Hf« Female PlH»
wlnr« (.«c«MUy tnils for 10 arid opi'n-
ly If possible.     Onco thl* ].__r..wWP\>
/I utlibU ft*Muh mnlttaj viv«v*r bit, Tk«
mt lul lo r*auUttr_(r tl.«
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like being «t heme.   One block
from Po«_ Office,  Centrally located
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marslv wrltlnar out * prut).lotion like
this—tout 1 ssnd ti sntlre.y tree.    —>-
i. The courts of King county and?tbe
Seattle" press has^ for. the past mouth
been doing all in, their mighty power
to, increase and accelerate - the spirit
of class hatred- that, exists' in   this'
country, and to force it to open and violent revolt against the powers 6f govr
ernment.   -This is evidenced-, by' the
recent-lectures of the courts and.editorials of the newspapers on the question of the red flag. "     A '
: ..It Is -to be greatly lamented that
some 'misguided socialists and zealous
labor- leaders are about to fall into
this, trap that tho capitalist papers and
the capitalist courts have set for them.
. Nothing  will please the'capitalist
better and nothing   will serve   their
cause.more effectively than <to goa.l
and prod the workers to open violnece
that they may hav'e.nn excuse to set
in- operation1 the "whirlwind" of destruction   which   the   Seattle   Times
threateningly predicts will come when
the' collision' occurs. *  ,The* capitalists
are eager for, that clash.    They know
that they have sufficient power back
of them to "absolutely crush and annihilate any such an uprising.", And they
are not the only ones who know, that
fact.   The Socialists know it and they
are wise enough to refuse to please .the
rulers by precipitating and participating any such thing.     They know the.
folly and tetter failure of throwing their
bared breasts   and   uncovered heads
against the bayonets, bullets and billys
of the authorities.    They are positively, opposed to* the slightest show of
physical force or the minutestycts'of
violence.   "Such acts are'anarchistic
and the Socialist movement- is the one-
organization in the world that stands
y "•- **'___     * -        ■     ■ ■    i
unequivocally 4 and   uncompromisingly
opposed to anarchy in any form. The
Socialist movement stands' arid has always stood for a'change of the political
and industrial form of society, which in
fact, is a'revolution, but it most emphatically maintains that' such a revolution must come about by peaceful
methods. .It"purposes to accomplish
this end by educating the exploite-i
class to the .fact that such a .change
of society will be to their economic interest, ' and when it has convinced a
majority off them of that fact it expects
them to walk to the-polls and vote for
that,change-"' The present constitution of the United States, obsolete and
fossilized though it is, gives us that
right. There can be no valid or con>
majority of the voters demand it.
The Socialist movement has been
accused' of standing for violence and
force, destruction of the home and -the
disregard of the, family tie,* and many
other things that are too ridiculous to
merit serious . consideration. Such
charges are farfetched and positively
false and without the slightest foundation in fact. They .constitute a straw
man set ujf for the purpose of being
knocked down. That is the only kind
of a man our opponents- can knock
down. They cannot knock the real Socialist man down. The Socialist philosophy Is'absolutely invulnerable to
any and\ll attacks no matter by whom
or how made.
The Socialist movement stands
strongly and.unimpcachably for nil the
highest and best and pureBt o£ any
systom of society.'. < Thoy -recognize
that thoro'ar© many institutions of tho
present system1 that will be IndiBpens-
iblo undor tho Socialistic system and
they desire to preserve and perpetuate
all that is good of our present society
and pass it oh down to posterity.-
Wny of,the-ae Institutions"avo effected
by our economic Interest ao that wo
do not now got tho host out of thorn,
One's religion, his marringo relation
nnd his morals is inrgely influenced by
his oconomlo interest as it is today,
Tho Socialist would make nil men economically froo no .that- thoy will bo at
liberty to got out of thoir social rela-
tions, tholr mnrital relations, tholr' ro-'
llglous relations, all that Is host, highest and purest,
Socialists Would Make Laws In the
Interest of the Working CIbbb
Whllo thoro are many laws which
Socialists bollovo to bo inimical to tho
bost interests of socloty and thoy do
not llko to obey thoso laws—but thoy
do obey thorn. Thoy do It bocaus'o
thoy stand for law and ordor and tho
recognition of authority. Thoy would
soak to repeal, chnngo or nbolUli such
lnwn only by tho proper nnd Iog.il
methods, This thoy cannot do until
they get control of tho powers of gov'
eminent,, For this reason thoy stand
stubbornly and Immovably for political
action and political notion only, Truo,
It Is fin oconomlo movomont, but It
knows tht) absolute futility of attempting Industrial or direct action, whllo
It doos not havo control of tho political
ihe S-ocinllPt ym*rt,v- n j-ioWkhl pr-fty,
tho political expression of thc SoclallBt
Thoro Is a lawless clement In this,
as woll as In all othor countries, who
i,4||. VilUSU_.■«.-,to* i-AJ-v.*.-.*.* MM   MHO ttl
somo localities sro moro or loss associated with tho, SoclallBt movement,
who aro In fact, ond In truth, anarch'
Ists. Tholr. stock tn trado consists
of persona labsusss and attacks, un*
fl.iA.ff-*! nVniinelnt.on of religion, tho
iinorlnr.os much as possible ot all
li»w« nnd mlM nf tbo prnsont «oof<.ff,
appals to cniotlo.ie by a lui of sentl»
mental Jingle and Incitement to physical forco and direct action In sUeo*
ptlftg to forco from tho capitalist class
more eonwulon*. The** wmetlme*.
fi.t_.MfJh«it and iinrt_»r pvnwiitfon*
and go'adlrigs.of those in .authority/ unqualifiedly denounce the .constitution,
the laws?-the .courts,'the flag,-religion
and;all'American institutions;?' 'Either
these people ? are' anarchists.- pure and"
simple or,^else they are ignorant'of the
Socialist t ^philosophy. A ..They,- would
change society by "destroying th'e'present system (while Socialists; seek** to
change-it'by recasting or reriioulding it
and thus preserving what'is good' of
the,present.system'and utilizing it in
constructing a" better system?' f-
All  Are Victims of Capitalism -,
Socialists—real scientific Socialists
—have no quarrel with* any. individual.'
They recognize that all,.the.rich.and
powerful and the'impotent, are, victims of a system and that Socialism
will result in a benefit to not only one
class in society butto air classes, while
primarily intended to .emancipate,the
exploited class, both intellectual, arid
physical workers. — , .       '.'
-, Socialists have no.quarrel-•with" the
American flag. In those, municipalities
where Socialists have been and.are in
power,«the American flag, floats as
proudly, if riot prouder ,than ever be--
fore, for, the conditions over which it
floats ,have,always .been '.improved
when the Soclalissts are lri' power.   _x
When'the Socialists sweep1 this nation, there is no doubt that.,the Ameri-
ca_i7"flag^will- float, oyer 7,the . White
Hous'e the, same as it does now.
The suffragist; movement., has seen
fit to adopt the yellow flag;,the temperance movement, the .white flag and
tho Socialist movement the red flag.
The latter* have not appropriated - the
red flag as'a symbol of blood-shed ard
destruction but have adopted it as re-'
presenting the redness—same, quality
—of all human blood. They do not use
it to supplant other flags but-as the
emblem of.a movement which"h.is for-
its end the removal of. corruption, injustice, inequality, robbery-, and- graft-1
ing. now carried.on under other flags;
Socialists Not Anarchists. *  "   -
Anarchy is unsystematic, disorderly
violent arid destructive, while Social?
ism is-systematic, orderly, peaceful,
evolutionary-arid constructive. Socialists purpose^ to" .take the best .of any
preceding age]or period and use it in
the construction of the succeeding age
or period.'' • Socialists recognize." the
greatness, the"?.value;and the usefulness of productive .methods urider the
present   monomolistic or co-operative
renders the task ."a^vberculeari'^one.
-The student;' of •■ scientific 'Socialism
knows that there is as'm'ucli differerice"
iri: the teachings of t^rlbald; blatant*
lawless' fanatic an_j7~jttae philosophical,*
scientific Socialist as^'tb&e'-isiinjmid-
night'^ and noonday; '*'/.'.One "..stai'ds1, for
the,,best and highest of;lawsaid_the
interest of all;: the ''otlier\s,tands. for,
no law except that of: .the-law of. per?'
sonal greed, no'* authority .but' jpassion
and impulse and" no, order • b^it'that of
the' mob. Socialism' stands rf6r,~per?
feet and equitable law; anarchy'starids
for'no*lawy-- A f'';_/"" '"'/ "Ay
^-Beware of the mail who waves aside
the law with a defiant, hand.' He is
an anarchist.' If he willdisregard the
laws of, the -present' system," he will'
likewise disergard \ the laws of,any
other system.- - -'   '--**'' y A "v-
Socialism is the antithesis of anarchy. Let that thought sink "Into
your souL Keep that'distinction in-
mind,- arid you will never get confused
as?to what Socialism"is."' Keep,that
in mind and you will'always'be able to
distinguish'the Socialist fromi tW anarchist.-', "'""'   ■ ■'*  ''■""■ A • ■' ' '--,-. "'
,HOMESTEAD* ENTRIES vy?-- .7:1 y
;■;■-./ i\ , "v.. fortsingle!month.
i^OTTAWA^iuly; 8j-AThe; riuiriber Vqf ■
homesteadv- e'ntrlef -.'made'; duririg\'the
inbntli "of \AprIlVltt^Mariitob^Sa'skat-'
'chewan'-fAlelirta 'aridiBritisi'Columbia
'was .\4451,' •'<;"Of ?the^' settlerarriiakirig
/entry-1199. were'^-riericahsr'^g. Eng-
v;'..l-u'{ '"'v,->->i;!,\*''i?,;'i'?'!-i'i V   'y*'*i-*'   '• -
lishMOO' Scotch,'i39,;Irishf 132'Germany j ^ *.-.-,
.Si^iistrlan'.^ii'D^^ :A
,207 Norwegip-and?J0"9;P^^^ •-",. ^,-v
i,;"bf_tt'e:V6tat^-i__ber>i2l6lxere'CanA'Ai **"'
a'diaris? 351vfrom^ntafJ&J a%?3lVfrbm - ; H -;
Quebec.^''^Manitoba "received V405 ?; of^,. -" - ,J
these .'homestead i"entries/;-SaskatchW-."- "?;V;,
wan (2263;'i:'Aiberta l-ieW1? arid^BrftishLA-' ".-',«
.Columbia; 29.3?
*V.7f _'■;_?'-- '/*"?*,r- w -*-ffy*;
system.,. The, thing; as they see Tit.'
wrong about the present system is the
private ownership of those means of
production A They., would eliminate prl-'
vate ownership" of' public property—
anything and,everything, used by the
public*in common; they would eliminate the' profit-system^-the production
of the means'of life for'profit and rot
for use; the wage system—the taking
from a.worker all that the worker produces, save only the 'amount necessary to the barest and meanest exist-
ence, ". These changes .are elementary
and fundamental and will effect a* com
plete revolution of'the present system
of society. -,'*.'
Such a doctrine as this appeals to
every thinking man: and woman who
belongs to' tho great; exploited class,
Ine;majority class of any and all nations*, * The popularity and "reoDonablo-
nos3 of'thin doctrine Is what puts fear
nnd trembling into the hearts of those
who profit greatest hy tho prosont sya-
tem and whose oconoinic interest compels them to oppobo Socialism.
Enemies of the Socialist Party to
-    Fight from Within
Having learned by observation and
experience tho absolute futility of opposing and fighting Socialism fairly
and from tho outside, thoso natural
enemies hnvo dotormlnod upon tho
plan of fighting tho Socialist move,-
mon tfrora lho Insldo—from Insldo'tho
political expression of tho movomont—
tho Soclnllst party. In conformity to
this plan, it was decided hy roprosonta-
tivos of large Interests, in a mooting
hold In ho East somo months ago, to
sond out spies, paid splos, to-poso as
Socialists, got Into tho party and keep
trouble stirred up within tho pnrty
Slncd that arrangement thoro hns booh
an unusual amount of radicalism, hit-
tor personalities und unprincipled of»
forts to got control of the party, by a
moro or less - lawloss, froo-lovo, an-
arelilstlo element. Thoso men, by
tholr violent uttoraneos, Inflammatory
attacks, bitter personalities, donuncla>
tions of law and order, aro playing directly Into tbo hands of tho onomles
of tho SoclallBt movemont, Tho load*
ors aro Intending to, do this whllo
many othors aro Influenced by tholr
sentimental appeals , and -' led after
thorn. This Is without doubt tho cause'
bf much disturbance and anarchistic,
ittwiees exhibitions in,the. Socialist
uwn-unui, Aliii<KUlUi$ Aud tiwlniUL
friends should keop well In mind,tho
fact that ther* <__*.ut- the spy, system
heroin ^referred to ind view With suspicion and discredit thoao who opponr
in >.!_...; w» <«.«. or 7*um the party anu
who openly dory tbe powers that bo.
It is tho will of the capitalist class
and thoso under It. In authority, that
thero bo precipitated violenco and phy?
■leal clash between the peace officers
and the worker* They aluo rlMlro
that the Socialist part); be connected
with all dftmonitraU., na 'ftffalnftt th^'oH;
UiorlUos so as to discredit it as much
•i possible. 7' t'
All such tnedee the Socialist parly
is opposed to and seeks to keep itself
purged ef iUm. -wfcft fgtor then./ t»l
th* tmnmrlnnf. r?mvrth(ot rto purff
.„     ,.,. ,DARE.TO>THINK     , ,;
*  '. . ; By Eugene V:"-PSbs.. "•;-.:-
Are you .one bf .the -many', who -fee!
that they need-a master, andlare"willing therefore,to allow lhat, master .'to
'do their, thinking^ yf.'.so'you are a
pitiable.excuse-ifor^'man.!. -Yoii may
have a, good job, and- you. inay) be < a.
good" slave,- but. tliere' is .nothing else
godd^ about,you.;',. It, is not possible'
iri;,such^a- situation that .you"shave*
any 'respect, for 'yourselw if * you'are,
capable of even the 'slightest; indeperi-"
dent thinking,ori your owri account..-
, 'The man who does'not think, or try
to think'for himself is lacking in the
essential quality of true manhood^.He
triajr have all else,,but he is/riot a man?'
He':may-be dressed up, enjoy ease and
luxury, be known 'as eminently resf
pectabW but; if he, allows - any other
to do his thinking that other is* his
master an dvirtuallyhis owner and he
can'never rise.to the dignity of a
man. * ,_ ', .' 7" ?.; ., v.,,.-; ._
. ^Millions, of Workers ha%*«_ been»deprived' of early "advantages and- flung
out into thek world .with scarcely know-
ing'erioughliri the.way.of education'to
repeat the, alphabet.^ ?.,This ..condition
of ignorance .which has-been transmit-;
counts for the .enslavement of .these
workers. If they were intelligent.enough to understand their, interests, arid
to. be conscious of "their ■ power- as a"
class,-, they wouldnot be inslavery another hour. -- ,. ',' .:.{-;,- / ,i'v.-j;
-The salvation "of the "working class
liesjn'its capacity,to think and "to act
in'accordance, with its. < intelligence,'
The"average' capitalist " thinks.".'the
worker'needs a master because he'Is
not.fit,to.take care of himself.A'This
is a libel upon Wry man'; who works
for a?'living.',. It is not,'trite'.that a
worker, needs a master,unless' he hlmBolf insists upon it, and then he ciin
hardly blame th© capitalist-for'riding
him" through .life. ' -''' •
We appeal to the'workers, tho producers, tho real-supporters of society,
to dare to think for themselves. Now'
Ib tho time to1 make tho beginning
The wholo world Is- waking- up' and
the labor question in tho suhremo qucfl
tlon of this,;age, >  ': ."
Tho .workers aro beginning to think
nud tho foundations of .wage Blavory
nra beginning to qu'ako, -
Wake, up, you workors, Btand orect,
bo mon, join together in tho union of
your class and in the party, of your
class'and,'tbo.day Is not distant when
you will overthrow capitalism and
give society a new birth and humanity
a now dostlny.
, Daniel Thow, Wright, of -tho- Su-
promo Court of tho District of Columbia, dollvorod on tho 24J.li tho decision
of that, court In tho onso of Samuel
Gompers, Frank Morrison and. John
Mitchell on chargoo of contempt In
connection with tho old Buck Stovo
boycott case, His opinion, covering
72 typowrltton pages, required" two
hours to rond, It concluded with son.
tonoos of ono years' Imprisonment for
Mr. Gompors, nlno months' Imprison-
mont for Mr, Mltohol], and six months'
imprisonment for Mr, Morrison, An
appeal has beon takon to tho Supremo
Court of tho Unltod States, whloh previously reversed a similar,decision,ot
tho majority of Judgo Wright's court,
- Tho proposal lo raise $5,000,000 for
tho conotructlon ofa municipal street
railway in Saslattoon hns boon adopted with only ono dissentient,     To
nnd -Iflmonton, tbe tacn pf SnuJ-aiowj
will hnvo to organize, and havo the
municipal street railway manned with
union men, '   -
BERLIN, July 10,—In tbo futuro all
the passenger vessels of tho Zeppelin
Aerial Transportation company , will
carry malls. The vessels are,;the
ftahwnbon, Victoria I/mln-fl, and the
HansaA They ply between Baden-
Pad#<n, Frankfurt, DuffsoMorf, (tothtt,
and Hamburg. A fourth vessel, the
Potsdam, will bo ready In tbe autumn.
An imperial official collects tbo let*
ters and sorts, speclaly postmarks
them on board and takes then to the
«M»*r«t office on lendlnir.
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people of all clim«s in native^costumes will be shown in paraded
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m 7 p.m.iWaterproof tents^Admission 25 cents to see it.alLV
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. for, any', kind of buUding-you-
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us' send you what. you -want•"
when you want1 it,.'• -,,/ ,    A*
Capital Paid Up tl 2,870,000
Reserve and Undivided Profits,,...,.. 3,600,000
Total Assets,>,,,,m, ',.. ,  44,000,000
. Just as a successful merchant makes every
effort to glvo his customers courteous,- off!-
clont attention, so do tho offlcors ot tho Bonk
of Hamilton endeavor to render to depositors'
oycry eervlso consistent, with consorvatlvo
bonking practlc'o.
No deposit Is too email to nssuro tho' depositor consldorato treatraont—tho oavIngB
accounts ot thoso in moderate circumstances
aro welcomed with courtesy, and. with ab-
sonco of undue formality whloh tnakos hanking a convenience and a pleasure,
J. R. Sloan, Affcnv
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Proitate Qlanfl Inflammation, Old Ohronle Conditions,
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Ornngos, rog. .711, nowOOo, dor,
1-Omons, rog.' .BO, now 35e. doz.
Onions, Australian, So, per Ib.
i OnioriH, Ilormuda, -1 for 25-,
Now Cohbngo, rog, .10 now Oc. lb
Strawborrlos.-'por box, 17{/8o.
Black ChorrloB, Ivor box,' 1%o.
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List bf Locals District 18
NAME 8EO. and P. 0. ADDRB38
llanUlietid , ,,. F, WheiUloy, Bankhead, Alta.
UODiver Crook P. OniiRhfon, Ronvnr nrnnlr. vln Plnrtu.r '*
UoIIovmo. ,, , J. Gurko. llollovuo, Frank, Altn.
... dinner o  VV. L. livens, Llllo,, AHn,        ''
Durnils,.,,.,.,.,.. J, Magdall, Passburg, AHa. *
5227  Carbon dole,,,, v>. .J, LonsWrr, Curbondalo. Colomnn, AUa.
3387  Canmoro .,..,,,.,,., N. D. Thnohuk, Canmoro, Alta.
Coloinnn..,  W. Qraham, Coleman, Altit.
ecu oin ,,,.  (». M. l_ufforty, Corhln, Tl, O,
Chinook Mlnos ..,,. P. Kelly, Diamond City, J.lta.'
Diamond City Albort !5nk, Diamond City, Lothbridgo,
J-'otulo Thos. Uphill, PVornlo, D."0.
Frank.,.,.,..,,' Jas, Kon nody, Prank, AHa.
2407..Hosmor W, nal-ders'tone, Hosmor, D, C.
10«S   T. Ille'rost ? ;. 3,0. -Mines, rilllcredt, AUa,
Uthbrldgft........ h. Mooro,,, 00-1. sUtoenth SL,North lothbridgo.
TiOthbrMca Collieries Pi-auk Baiiughaiu, tuic, via,, Klpp, Alta.
Lille..,  W.U Evans, Llllo, Frank, Alia .
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-,' L'Ungherla e stat^i; sulj'b'rlo vf-d'un a;
sanguinosa ;rivoluzione "od e,' tutt'ora
agitata da uniremito di ribolliorie ines-
"tinguiblle. ' irproletarlato'uhgherese,
guidato dal Partito Socialista'f% s'ini-
medislma conessb, reclanfa a'^gfan^voce
11 siiffraggio universaloV'U'dirittp>dl
voto; cioe, uguale per tutti. Icitta'dlnl
maggiorenni. Oggi nel regno di; Santo
Stetano,* votano soltanto ,i- nobill^mag^
nati, 1 preti, gli impi6gatl,'i?pbsaldenti.
-'■I lavoratori sono.delle nulllta pollti-
ehe Sono stranieri In patria,"come"lino
a ieri lo erano in Italia. '. Ma^nbn.vog-
liono piu esserlo. / Per cio gli scioperi
general! sl susseguono.V 1'ultlmo,. a
Budapest, "se trasforinatd in una' quasi
rlv'olta, con mortl e ferlti, anche da
parte' della pblizla. ■ '•-.; ';/ - ,
, Segno sintoniatico: i soldatt mandati
contro gli sclopbranti li hanno caricatl
con la baionetta tenuta in alto per non
ferirli. Cio fa sperare che i lavoratori dall'Ungheria, come 5 anni fa'.i
loro fratelll dell'Austria, finlranno col
faro tribnfaro il loro buon dirltto. ' lI "
Nel Belglo le cose sl complicano plu
gravemente. < Qui il dirltto di voto o
rlstrettissimo - e priyileglato. Co. 11
voto plurimo, cio significa che ,i ricchl
votano due etre e'p'lu volte secondo
quello che possledono. • , ' ' '
; Gil operal soclallsti, che nel Belgio
sono maggioranza-lottano' da 20 anni
l>er ottenere II suffragglo universale ed
egualltarib/■' Due Volte han tentato le
barrlcate, ,f_na" sono_ stati- vlntl dalle
ordo. annate a.servlzlo del clericalis?
mo alleato al capltallsmo. ,A ,/',.,:
Apra, giorni?sono, ehbero luogo 'le
elezionl general! politlche in tutto il
Belgio. * Sbcialistl'e llberali si allearb-
no s'perando cosi di conquistare la mag-
gloranza1 al- Parlainento; buttar glu 11
Partito clericale; e rifprmare la legge
elettbrale?'.' ,Mav dato lattuaie'iniquo
sistema di' yotb--'furono battuti dai
Cio significa" che per molti'anni ancora i gesuiti - saranno i padroni del
popolo del'Belgo.A  „.'  \
6,,meglio signlficherebhe, che 11 popolo insofferente ormai dell'odioso domlnio;'s'e ribellatoe mentre "scriviamo
tiitto il Belgio e'in fiamm'e.' . ■* ' '■
Malgrado f'leaders tentino condurre
gli operafalla calma qbesti han procla-
mato lo, sciopero generale e si son dati
a distruggere. chlesee convent!^ non
desisteranno finche non avranno con-
quistat9.ll dritto al ,vbtb 'universale'e
egulitario.-;^-"",'.' '-A-' ' ' '-,*=./
; Che significa'cio?' Come ci sono
degli operai ancora' che fanno le ha'rri-
da, e ci sono delle horghesie cosi-stu-
pide da *resistere' ferbcemente nel ne-
gare una cosa cosl"Inutile? ■. ,;. "'-
H se questa cbserella'Inutile non,lo
fosse pol tanto?,;.Becb un dubbio che
rlcomlncia.a tormentarmi! -._>
., "^Strano questoj-pero.' Che mentre in
Euf3_ia la classe operaia si hatte eroi-,
camente per'la"conqulst'a dl uh diritto
politico—cho e fondamentb ,7di ogni
e'volutlsslml.proletarF-cho tal? dirltto1
po8.seggonb'da oltre un.secolo,'lo tengono in grand ispregio e 0 assistono
-nldifferentl alle lotto politlche 0' barat?
.tono il loro voto per un pugno di soldi
e per qualche sbornla di blrra al, ml-
glior offerente.  '■
'*■ Ne quosto 0 il pegglo. J,-Dopo tutto
a costoro sl puo dlrb che sono ancora
degli Inconscienti, degli ignorantl. degli. apatl 0 doi corrottl. 7 Ma cl sono
del saplentoni, ne Inconscienti no apatl no corrottl-r-cho sl dlcono e si'cro-,
,dono u.trarlvoliijslonarl pol, .perche
quando' chlacchlcrnno o quniido scrl-
vono usahb lo pnrolo plu, grosso 0 plu
shoking del vocabolarlo,int,ornazlonnlo
—1 quail non si stnncano di rlpqtoro
al popolo che la scheda 0 una spoclo dl
trappola dovo.sl vuolo attlraro 11 buon
popolo Inyortttbro.
SI caplsco, la schoda Boclnllstn, Pol-
cho 1'attlvlta dl quoatl lerrlhlli iintl-
piirlnmonttiri sl Umltii'noll'lntorvonto a
tutte lo rlunloni Indotto dal soclallsti
l')oi* disturbni-lo con dollo liUorruzloni
potulnntl 0 illscrotamonto Idlolo alio si
rlpotono con la monotonia d'un gram-
mofano clio rlcajitl Io stotmo litornel-1
lo. '
Costoro'si guardano bono dall'lnter*
vonlro alio aduimnso dol ropiibblloanl,
0 dol, doniocratlcl, dol clerlcnll 0 dol
monarchic! a far propaganda aslen-
slonlstn. -
No, II poi'leolo unico, il nomlco voro
dbl' popolo, tion sono I trust, i bnncli-
tori, I plutocratic), I proti, l.polltlcanti
Koi'Rhcsl, no; alamo nol, 1 Hoclnllntl.
Intunto dalla vocclila ICuropn, ma
pur sompro glovnno d' onorglo sonlall
rlnnovollautosl 0 rlflorontl, (.1 vlono ancora'uno amninofl|i*f_Tiionto; fill oporal
salgono lo hnrrlo'ato 0 sfldnno la morto
por couqulstaro 11 voto,
E qui dovo qiitisto dirltto gla possog-
gono, snpranno usnrno?
Polclio In schoda pub obsopo niich'cft-
Ba un'unna I'ormldabllo, ma bUogna
flaporno fai' buon mm. Dlvorsamcnto
o.oomo una rlvoltolla nollo mani d'un
JjiiiiJjo iii«M|ittr(o > ii qunlo, inv-oco dl
SUlltv !.-.'_.{...<; lit kil.ilBd O U'0(-Ol.il, (III.
Ibco rol foriro so stosso.~La ParolA
dol Soclallsti.
A  , , ,1 •INTERNATiONAi:
Fernie-Forf Steele
Brewing Go., ltd,
Federation nationale 'des inineurs de
Belgique. * '.' '??_ - "yA; ?*
., Ci-dessous le libelle des-'questions
mises a 1'ordre du jour du Congfe'g.In-*
ternational des, mineurs par le-Comite.
1. Le Congres examinera les moyens
pratiques et les inesures a prendre en
.vue de l'organisation'eyentuelle d'une
greve internationale.     '".*''■*
2, Le Congres .discute'ra la reprise
des mines par l'etat et le'ura exploitations par celui-ci'au .profit de la col-
3.,Le Congres se prononce pour la
journee de 8 h'eures et discutera' ,1a
reglementatioa de la journee de travail telle qu'elle est appllquee dans les
divers pays affilies.
4. Le Congres so pronon;pe en faveur
d'un systeme d'assurances generates
a charge des exploltants de charbonnages, en vue de servir des indemnitee,
aux mlnours, a) en cas de maladies, b)
pour Measures,''c) pour invalidlte pre-
maturee; le taux minimum do l'indem-
nite atteignant au moins 75 per cent,
du salaire journalier.
, 5. La question de la reglementatlon
de la production du charbon sera dis-
outee au prochain Congre3.
,-"_ Polntapropoaes par le Hollande
- i. Le Congres conitate que 1'invalidlte et la vlelllesse prematures des mineurs sont une consequence de leur travail professionnej et est d'avis que les
mineurs ont droit*.a la pension d'in-
valldite ^t de vleillesse, le- Congres
charge les organisations nationales de
s'adresseh a leurs' gouvernements re-
spectifs dans le but d'obtenilurie re^
glementation legale*'de cette matters.
, 2 Le Congres'est'd'avis que la plus
grande securite possible dans les mines ne peut etre assuree que par des
inspecteurs'- mineurs "elus. par les ouvriers et payes par l'etat, les inspecteurs dolvent avoir,le droit d'inspecter
les mines.chaque fols qu'ils le veulent
ou que les ouvriers te demandent.   -
■ 3V Le Congres est d'avis qu'une loi
fixant le principe dun minimum" de sai-
aire devrait etre. fixe par des negocla-
tions entre lese" syndicats et, le3 pat-
rons.   ',  -   yty ,> ?      .      n_ ;   ,-
Propositions.faites par la Grande-   '
■ *   *■  * •   '' ■ Bretagne      ., *-.. a
1. Limitation de.la production.'—--Le
Congres. se"prbnbnce en faveur d'une
methode uniforme de travail d'un plus,
cinq jours par' semajne dans tous les
charbonnages.de's.bassins representes.
international-pour plus de consideration, et pour?fixation-d'une date a la-
quelle dans l'bpinlon du comite, la^se-
malne de'5 jours devra commehcer. l^e
comite preparera un rapport dont des
exemplaires imprimes seront envoyes
aux organismes de tous, les basslns et
le "Congres,ar tenir en, 1913_ decidera
quand la semaine de 5 jours commen-
cera a etre mise en pratique definitive-
ment. ".-,.; ' ' '
2. Nationalisation des mines, etc.—
Le .Congres "est d'oplnion' que tout le
sol, les mines,et les chemlns de fer
deyraient etre nationalises dans Tin-
teret'des' Industries dos differents pays.
3,,. Le -"Congres exprlme son Indignation au-sujot des conditions dans les-
qiielles vlvent actuellement les mlneurs do beauc'oup do basslns charbon-
nlei'si'p'a'r suite des habitations mis-
orables qui leurs^sont fournieB, ot ad-
resse au appol aux dlvors gouverno-
ments pour qulls provoquont dos me-
,sui'ea loglslatiros au sujet dos habitations [ouvrieroH, rendnnt - Impossible
letat actuel'dos chosos, ,En outro, lo
Congros revcndlquo uno legislation om-
pech'ant 1'cxpulsion des families ouvrl-
ores do leurs habitations pondant un
confllt Industrlei.
Bottled Gbotfs a Specialty
A Flash of
Is'Just as-, likely" to strike'
the ' house' of the' uninsured
, man as that of his more pru-'
dent neighbor;,7 No-building
. Is immune. •: 1-. *   " v
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Better Have
Us Insure
"you and have a lightning
clause attached to the policy.
Then you needn't-worry every
. time' there is a thunderstorm.
Sole Agent for Fernie
The fiiuain Electric Cp.^ vttd.
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Cranbrook, B.C.
Branches    , ,   .
Fernie & Medicine Hat
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Subscribed
Reserve Fund ...
,.6,000.000      Capital  Paid Up  .....  5,996,900
5,996,900      Total Assets ........     72,000,000
D. R. WILKIE, President HON. ROBT JAFFRAY, Vlee-Pres.
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kamloo'ps, Michel, Moyie,. Nelson.
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria.,, ' * °    .
' lAterest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
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MnplsWf....... J. Msgdall, Paisburc, AHa.
Mlchol  M. Dnrrell, Mlohel, B, O.
Monarch Mlno..... 8. Moowroft, Monarch Mln«vTaboi. Alta.
Psssburg.A...... 3. Msgdall, Patiburtr, Alia,
Ttoyttl VMw ..,,,,, fhftti, If...VI filer,Royal ColU«..lfta.UU_lrldg*, AIIa
Taber.,, A. Pattorso n, Tabor, All*.
Tabor ,*, .'. Jas. Wit son, Tabor, Alts.
La Fornlo sucr_.ir.iMf-> iWIn Thn
Canadian Hank of Commerce 0 proiua
nd emottero upoclnli Vngllri dol Dnnco
dl Ntapoll I quail sono aarantltl dal governo Itallano e vengono pagstl a qua-
Islasl ufflclo postals 0 alii, principal!
lmnche d'ltalia.
I V ft gill, ftono ^moBsl dliitro richloata
sensit rltnrdo ocostltnlsrono II mewo
piu sicuro per sp«dlr« II danaro In Italia potche venRono adopcratl lnrgn-
monle per questo scopo' dagll eml-
Resolution proposee par les Allemands
, Lo Congres International dos "mlnours so vounlt en serinco ordlnulro uno
fols tous les 2 una. S'll so ..rodutt
dos oyenomonts lmportants concorn-
ant 1'ontloroto (Iob mlnours d'un nays
roprosonto nu Congros ■ Intornntlonal
dos mlnours, lo Coinlto IntcrnutJonal
ost nutorlHo u convoquor mi congros
Lo Comlto (i eiiBulto inscrit a In do-
miuiilo do la dologntlon hrltnnnlquo,
la resolution suivnnto:
I_« Comite docldo quo la,quostlon
d'uno carlo do transfort Intornntlonnlp
a 1'iiHngo (Iuh dlvornoB nallonalltas nf-
fHooH a la Portornllon Intdrnatlonnlo
Hora tnuiolioo nu prochain Congros In-
ternational, a Amstordnm.
Co Comlto so ronnlra poudniit m
somnlno du Congros ot ho mottra d'uc
cord sur la forme ct lo toxto do In
enrto n soumottre pour approhaflon au
11 OHt ontondu qu'a cotto qiiORtlon so
nittticlio l'oludo do la question do ro-
clprocltn syndlcnlo a'iix nfflllos do» dlvors j)ay» nffllllOH,
Chore camnrndoR du Comlto Nation-
Jo vous transmotH Iob toxtos dos
quontloi.8 qui fiorom dlscutoos au pro-
chain Congros ii.tornatlonal qui a Hon
« Amstordnm, Holland*..
Vciilllcz los otudlor do tros pros por-
sonnollomcnt, on Comlto roglonnl, a la
Fodorntlon reglonnlo sl vous lo vouln/.,
ptilsquo lo prorhnln numoro do I'Ouvr-
Irr Mlnoiir puhllera ros qilostlonB avec
lo compto-rcndti do la reunion du Comlto Intermit lonnl.
D'autre part, faltos cholslr au plun
tot par votrp Federation, lo on lug dc-lo-
giioi.1 nu dlt Congros Intornntlonal, oar
uno reunion du Comlto national aura
linn (Inns loa die premiers Jours tic
'   *   SYNOPSIS'OP i.'0-VI, MIM-fG.    ,
COAL mining1 rights of'the Dominion, In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North,
West Territories and ln a portion of
the Province, of-British Columbia, may
be leased, for •;a-term of tweniy-one
years at an,annual rental of $1 an acre.
Not more than.2,560 acres wll be leased
to one applicant.
■ Application for a lease must be made
by the applicant In person to the
Agent or Sub-Agent of the district" In
which tho rights applied for are'situat-
ed. . , " ' '
In surveved territory the land must bo
described by sections, or legal sub-divisions of sections, .and ln unsurveyed
territory the tract applied for shall bo
staked out by the applicant himself.
Each apllcation must be accompanied
by a fee of $5 which will bo refunded if
the rights applied for are not available,
but not'otherwise. A .royalty shall be
paid on the merchantable output of tho
mine at tho rate of five cents per ton.
The porson operating tho mine shall
furnish the Agent with Bwoi-n roturns
accounting for tho full quantity of mor-
chanto,blo coal mined an dpay the royalty thereon. if. the coal mining
rights, aro not being operated,'such
returns should be furnished at loast
onco a yoar. , ,
Tha lease will include tho coal mlslng
rights only, but tlio lossoo may bo permitted to purohnso whatovor available
surface rights may bo considered necessary, for tho working of tho mlno
at the rate of $10.00 an acre. ;
Por full Information application
should bo made to tho f-oc.otary of the
Dopnrtmont of tho Interior, Ottawa, or
to any Agent-er Sub-Agent of Dominion Lando,
W, W. Cory.
Deputy Minister of the Tntcrln:-,
N,T_—Unauthorized publication of this
advertisement will not bo paid for,
John Minton
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of a Bank
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A Chartered Bank oxists to afford all porsons,
a convenient means for depositing thoir moi^eyfin
safoty, and for collecting tlieir accounts and paying
their debts. You may doposit your savings with
tho bank; pay your bills bychequo through tho
bank, or Bond money anywhero out of town or
abroad; or you may collect what "is owing ybu by
a draft issued through the bank. It doos not matter if the transaction amounts to only a singlo dollar. Tho bank wilL.wclcomo tho business just tho
samo.   That is what a bank is for,
•HI-AM'-I) ''J'I'-NIJI'-ltH iKldroHHPil to llio
umloi'Hlmi.il pml ondorm-d on (hu mivo-
lop. '".Vi.tWi* for Un- .Mimt.-uoilim (if n
roHldoneo for llift Superintendent of tlio
Kxni'i'linoiiiiil Kinilnn at Invi-rm. ro.
nfnr .Ulialmf'i*, 11. C" will hn rcrolvcd
up to 4 |),in,, on Urn KI.Ht iluy of AUK;
•nl, .U-_, for thn Hiu'cral woi*Uh nml
miiicrliilN ro<|iilr«il In tho oructlon of a
reHldonro for the Kiiiifrlntnixlciit of tin-
J.xporlmnntfil Hiulloii nl lnnrmi>i'i',-ni'iir
Athulmnr, H. C.
HpediricnllonH und pliuiH run lm nitim
on ii|i|ilk'Mlli)ii to Mr, Diiik'iiii Aiuloi1-
Hun, Athitltnor, ll, 0,
lOnuli tondor nnmt lu- noroniiinnlfd by
nu lu-cui-tml ulioi. 110 on 11 chiirturnil
lmnl.. pityulilo lo tlm Uonoinbli* tlio
Mlilfflcv of A'ffriciilturi'. «(iunl tn ion
P./C fniit 1 nf tlut wholo iini<-iin( nl' Hi"
icnilitr, whirli rlli-qiKi will lm forfollinl
If lhi> Indllviliiul ur (imiiiuuiy m-iiiIIhk
It ili'filliu-N to ««ntor Into 11 (•miiriiPt wllh
tin- linjiiit-tint'iit or fiillx to I'liinpluto
tin*- liull(lln«r.
riin iJopnrtnniiit iIoom not bind li.clf
(0 iH'«'f-i>l Hi*1 IowcmI or .iny unilni-,
NVwtJpiipon" imhllNliliiH thU ndvci*
t|y<>ini<nt without nuthoilty will not tin
I'Mlll,,     ' „
A, U .TAltVIH.
AHHlHinnt  Deputy Mlnlftor. nml
"norotnry <>f AKilculiiin'.
nnpni-lmoiif of Affrlciillun1.
—_!B2»_! OtlllWH, 'JO Jilllf. l.ia
J. F, MACDONALD, Manager,
Branches and connections
, throughout Canada
Fornio Branch.
VngllA vengono datl dslln Fornlo sue-
Lutht-lu iloll* Tho Usnnrtlsn Bank of
Commerce 0 da quaIsIssI ronslle linl-
i ur l.it-riiwr- lu  tnhv mill I ur Wntrr,
vn'rifi: :r- Mr.ui::iv ,,j\'.,..v i—i J,
ITIIOMAH nolHUI*., fnrmnr, nr-nv Hn«-
UlOIK',   il.   (.'..  IlltOllil   lu  H|-|ll>    no   a   llc-
I i'Iikc to tnl(« nnd uho oun cubit* foot of
iiwiiir i» 1 netwiA mil m  iliir» nuini-il
Bli-iuuiiH, running In a W'-mh-iI)' iIIi-it-
tlnn tln-ouitli Hull. Lot -II of l-oc  .r.so,
Irind ownc-il liy inp, und >-Iii)(.m mi l.nU
",-il, nml *>"*> til i> , ,' . ,, ;,;
1 lift. Two nf Uio filnuin. «III de
illvcrtid ni lln-lr siiurro anil tho i-tlirr
wlmri* It oroHM<»«i my ./inicrly ln-umliii-y,
mul will lm ufcd for iIoiiu-niIc nml InI-
KMlun nucpon*'**, TIiIh notlri"-wu* |u,Ht-
»'. nn ttn> srr'V'n.l tlio Mil tiny »f -iiiiv,
mul ili<» nt'I»l,,'-,>llon will l>«> flloil In
Uiu officii of ttic* Witter lt'-roiitiM- ot
iiiili>rtloni muy 1,0 flli-,1 with tlif
<->M U'ti. i- rvi'onWr or* Willi Un- •'.•ni|>-
ii.illi-i- nt W«(«r lllttliin. 1'nrlliimoiH
llullillnKK. Victoria, tl, f,
„ r. tiioma."; C'jr:r:n_i,
i,i-.i,i't.nif, n, n, 1
ftrantl Hallanl In tutto II mondo,    Par-
tlcolarl plu dot.oglltitl ciroa I suihlcltl _»li> pour nommor iltflnltlvfrnont le*
rnpportours ot avoir au proalablo un
nchfinitn do rues sttr los dlvorses qut-n.
tions n tmlt^r nil Conuro»,--f_,OuvrIo«
Electric Restorer for Men
Phonphono! W?««i •ntyntne In tlia \19i1
; ".r.,"ill to Hi iwcu. uuImi s r.«U.«-
vm. »«-i wuinr. /r«ma,ar«d«<'-ir ml •lli«<u*.l
jiMtftci* »it>ft<«> HI nnrtt. rhixnhniol -,.,.|f
iMkt}Miiinini«n. I'rtM t*1atmv<' t"i fr'
;v Mailw|M-.nniJ1|r«._ Tb*MooVm.)! IiruT
i'n .Ri.i'atiMrl'ica, our,
For Sale at Bltasdstl's Drug 8tor»
Waiuhrfttl N*treu. Srtt« m
Thn iicrro-. control nil nctlotm of tlio tmily to tlmt onjr-
tliliiirtlintticlillltfit.Kih«ni vlll vteuUcii nil nrguit of
tho nmem, Entlf lndlicr_lloni oml Cxeti.ti luiru
niln"il tlmimao-li <.f jir.''tiil-iii; y<>UPt; tn«n. Unnatural
Drain. *>I> tlielr vlRornml vitality nnJ tlmy 11. varilnvelop
ton |ii!i|n-rcowlai''nof inonliood, Tlmy remain wmIc
lliif(_, iiici.inlly, ptij'HliwIly and toxunlly, How you f««l?
Ai'«M<m iiorton* nml wenfe, dMponilent nml Bloomy,
ii-. i-i;» Ix-foi-ii llio eye* ultli (larli cliclca umlor thorn,
_i"'...i lifti'V, 1,-IilnnjalnltaliIo, pal, Itatton of tint heart,
knlifiil, ilobllltutliiK dream*, soillment In urlno, plinplti
1,11 dm.nei*.i-j'i.h Kunkeii. hollow clio-kti, careworn ox-
pri-.n-lon, |w«.r tnomory, Itfelou, dlntriutful, lack enwfry
ini'l (Owitl'Mi flppit nmrnlM^   iw-tl«« nMo«   Mumm
iMd muoc*. p.viiiAturo Uocay, bono pnini, hnlr loou, ous,
TliliU tho condition our Niw Mothod Troatmonl I*
'"« lun"» IreatM I)l«ea»e» of Men f«r alWMt a ttf*.
tlwii t.ud <i-i not J«..vo to eiiMrlmaut. Uoosult us
mm ov ctiARoe
mul wo will tell jou v»1i*tlwryou nro curahlo or not. W
Wo (uarantat curabla ttiti of
noo Doaklol en DI»*«o» *', Mm. If onatla t» call
,   vifilo lor
Cor, Michigan Ave. and Griswold St.,   Detroit, Mich.
-_t__________M_____ill ATII^II?     '•'•■ Idle" fr°"i C^n.i(l.i inuftWaiMrased
m-^Lm^^fw" 11 UK     to our Cauudtan Corrcsjxiixlciicc Depart*
\jm^^r     ■NBM_«ss___S-_____a-ai    ment in Winrfwr, Out.   tt you .Icilro to
aee ut ner*onrvlly cill ot ovir Me*li«al ItntHutc in D.trrft as ve tee anil Treat
mo pauants in our Windsor offices which are for Orrr. ponder*..- nud
LaU.i_.tury ior Omadian Imtineas only.   Address nil letters ns follows:
DR5, KENNEDY & KENNEDY, Windior,C,,l.
WrIU tar our private -vl ln-«i.
warn |Tv%'  ' "  **      '    '^ '"' "' ' ''! * -y ■''   ,;- '
I   * '« t -" '?   '   . -   * -       *      -   * - '   a   . •
urr-a»arn.v_flt I7T-«BH-*&
CT^LHI(_m^FBRip>j:B.p^^aior,lS;l9i2.-   Avyy,-iA^~?a?'vi^^^y.^feAy  AA^yAA^?^v^;A;V^^-^?^^^sy''
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, ^pM*\..,
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- Our stock of Trunks, Bags aiid Suit Cases is now
complete.*. -*A large shipment 6i the newest'designs ',
in Trunks ust opened up:    See our assortment' before travelling. ■ "'/-,' , !
'Fibre Trunks, almost indestructible; three trays
prices $15.00 to $27.00.   -
Canvas Covered,, leather bound, one and two trays,e'
!prices from $4.00 to $20.00.     X „■
Sheet Steel Trunks in square and round tops, one
tray, price.$2.00 to $5.50. ,        \v     '.:,,'
Steamer Trunks (in fibre), canvas'covered and ,
steel,' all sizes, 31 to 40, price $3.50 to $20.00., , \
*° Bureau Trunks, strong and convenient, all sizes,- _
-nrices $20.00 to $27.00. '  ' *.      .*'■ ' j
_,..-, j" v "*•?*."" -
I .
til "
,. Bags   ■-    ' '/-
Club Bags, in genuine' sea line, from - $15.00   to
,,$35.00.  ? .      ......   '..-v.-*     '
' Club Bags, russet, English oak tanned leather,^
7from $5.50 to $20.00.       "'!' ~ ". - A*'  .       '"'" ''*■.'_"
',   /'Club'Bags, black, smooth'bag leather," frdm/$6.00'
to$25.00.   ''"'','' \;,' A        ■   a '.-
-Imported,black and brown' grain leather,'fronT*
, $2.50.to $5.50." , '   *     '     ■       ' '   •':' v' -'
Pitted Club Bags, in russet, and black, all grades,
' from $10.00 to $35.00. - .''•'"
Suit Cases
,   , t V
Our -present stock' includes the latest ideas in
,  Suit Cases?  ,.      '     'A     , A- ,       "     -   '-
Gents' Heavy Cowhide Suit Cases, , two   styles,
' light and dark tan,$5.50 to $25.00. *  '
Gents! heavy Cowhide, Bellows'side Cases, in two
qualities, $15.00 to $25.00. //;       A ''    .-     »   '
-Imitation-Leather Cases, from? $1.75 to $3.00. -
*'    Ladies' Japanese Cases, light and strong, from]
- $4.00' to $6.00. ,        -''•':
"'' Dispatch cases; 12 iny 14" in.; 16 in., 18 in., from
$1.75 to $6.00.-. •. <     '- "    "  ,'    - ' *    -  f
r Ladies'^ Embroidered -yy
a s".!' ■ * ' Shirtwaists - ^ ■■■ vSa r
yy..   a      -        •-.-—■ Ay a-
' This is.an opportunity to buy at a price'which'
will appeal   to, every "discerning buyer.'1?. These,
"Waists? include' our very best .white 'embroidered'-;
- good's. ]-. They .range inrprice from-$1.75 to. $2.75;  "
but we have decided to clear them out.- New goods "i *
willsooh be arriving,.and we;have to make roomy
for them,'and to'do this"whave decided,to put '".
the knife into this line.;-. ~ These bargain Waists ,. '
are"'made in^ a'nice .quality lawn. A,;Some are em- .
broidered baclAaml front1tnd'otlier__;'are embroid- '
(ercd on. sleeves and front.     There is not a' single .
,J AVaist in,the whole'lot which would not be' a" bar-   '
■ gain at double 'the'pr ice w^e are asking and'we have'
'" all sizes in'stock'from 32 to 42.?" • Tliese Waists go ^ .
,a- on sale   „ •*,     7, *;'■''•       ;"'■■' .v.  A'       .'.'     S 7''
<S    ■>•■•'       • >~   -   \ ; « • ,    v
' Saturday Special Bargain Price  95c .
y S ■   y < ■;-•''' v     •''f''"■-' '•<■■•'-x' ' ■ _
" '* "   . ^ '• ' ' i .    " ; ■   ' "^"
Ladies' Wash Belts' /
- The pick of our.slick to'be cleared.' - Don^t miss
these.' ; On sale. Saturday,'25c.'each;     -\  '   ,•','■,'
, Children sliibbed Cotton
■A, -V-Aa '. Hose ; \sX;
,,j" '„"      ' ',      „ '■   .'■ ,   i " ■
• „. These "Stockings have been so" much' appreciated
, by-our customers that-we have decided  to -place;
-   •*     ...._-1.    . . - i, „ - -
, them on sale again at the old price." -. They, are'ex-
eeptionally.. good value and sizes are from Sy^o1
9%_    Special', 6 paii-for $1.00..],   .. :   .",'   '- ^ -.
.-.~~.r'"     >"        , " *,-'      - ' ?'7tii^'"'-.')'.'v
i, <.
Pretty White Lingene;;&
-Masquerette Dresses;
-•   ™',-,,      r ,   '■.*'' ^   r    ,t"<t"-" .•-'I?-""'' '',
'v -  y^^re giymg.our customers-a, special price,on
these dresses. thissweek.   THose who hfeyej^t alA!
ready purchtt8ed'a-white dress shouldvnot lerthiV
; opportunityApaSs.., ^a visit to"our.Ready-toWear
, Department \v\\\ be wen repajd if you secure one
of these batgaiu dresses.  ^Tlie sale itfclude's/allA
whitej Muslim and Jlasquerette presses, "some'are.'|
- trimmed *wrth heavy lace and.insertiori.while*somo"
models hays, pipings and cordings of contrasting^
colors.A ,The sizes? range from 14'years in misses'-,'ij
to 38,in woman's, and the'prices are from $3.00 to ';
$14.00.     Every garment'is-.'reduc'ed and "wiirbe,'-;
,' m'arked-in lilaiii figiires'.- *•.';'•'.', , ', I.  \       ' ,;^   ,
Make your selection early and avoid disappointment.
'-*,'"-*'' >-
'.'- *" yy•
■7y'r<«*7 -.
, -t  ■*. ,'5k* ^ _ ,
-■•V   ,.-**'*l__. ** .   i
' A Bi'owij, Turkish Towels, with red,"stripe;, also,
J.'WKife'Honeyeomb" Towels.; ;,,These are exceptidnal -
-■*- bargains, an^ the "price is—Saturday specialise." pr.v
*". • Powdered"Amtoonia,"per pkg._.
'*".*rCheeseVB.isciutsAper--lb'? \'. .VA',.',. .yy v'«*> v'y''"•15A' -
,,V"-Royal■^e"a^Flakes,^vitK chinaipi&pkgr.-ijy^.'35
-' y Lowney's Cocoa,' -Va IB: tin A.. .V.'T.>.'. VS. A -.20 <*-
; ?l Braid's Best^Coffcef^- lb; for .•..- AV..'-, SSS-
. \ Iinportfid- Swiss Cheese; per. lb.:. I. .yt IS
'■ \ Greengage.plums;2',lb. tins;.2if6r*'.'.v.','i"y'.T'A.',.35;  \\
•' Gooseberries; 2 lb.-tins;-2 for>.. ,*,.,.."... .;;,-r. .rv .30 •.
,;jjetiibridge-Flbiir; ^9;lb..sacks *'.". Af_:,.'? ;T.$1.65 ; ,\-
7"-Wagstaff'sljamfo lb"pair::^A; .A.:AA. ./r:^\7^ v"
■ Armour's Lard?''3 lb. pail ..A. A "...-. .1 A" .•B5;\/
■, v '»i y;«. j-   i. «   ..    ";-'." -'^ '- '*•''■.   V(...v "v. ' *.';-■'-   v.;
A J'ArmQiir'sLard;5rlb. pail'. 7V?*,.'. ?X. S.'..'.?,-. .85 •„
.    Sherriff's Marmalade,',4jlb.'ljins .... ?.«.. ;.v , '.60^ -
>   ''Sheb'iff'sllarmaUde.'i'.lb.'glass:..-.' :'.•.-f/.VrS.^ ' - '
V„...Queen-Quality Sour aiid Mixed"Picld'es^20;oz;A.25', 7
Queen Quality,Sweet-Pickles* A. ly. vy,- A   '30„.A'
Alymer's'Pork and Beans,.lib. tin,"',4 for'iV..- "'.25 "f
Pure Cane^raniilated'-'Sugaiv^Q lb'. . X'. /.'.^$1'.35, ,C.
l\-k.Perfect Laiuidry'Soap, 8',bars 7. .■.i\y.y:-:i. ;".25-"'A
-vVliite'Swan Laundry goap,':12 '-bars X:S.: A "A45 ;?.''
.25 y-
.25^ 7':
■< ji
Ladie^-Black CotionJIoke^
These are made from, anice smooth yarn, _md the?;,
. sizes are from 8% .to 10.'    Saturday "special;>6.pair/
for $100.
..A-Baby's OwnvToilet Soap, per box';:,'A:V:A',' ;'
•;-   PearsJ~ Unscented Toilet'Sb.ap, 2 bars .'. .\ 7: ■ •-.
1 .' Com Starch. 2.pkgy?-' • ->^-'* ''-V- • -'•'•.• - •'"'
)'V'" Heinz,Tomato ^oup,;2Hms ..A.'. ;.-*.....-:.. :Y 7
y*'Tetle^s, tfea*'.5)h.;Biu^
' ;' Special Blend Buik Tea; 3 IbAfor v. ;XX. " ' A«1;n"
;.-",  .-• . ■'-.-   * . . -.* -   '"- y--. ■
'y.' \Marafat Pea's;',2)pkg A\;.:.-. A.. y.-.
'. ' Tomatoes, 3'lb. tins.\2 forj.'. .7.-...*...
; ■-' Australian - Onions,; 6„ lb; S\..'?.-':..,..';
a■ -New'Potatoes,-"16 .IB1. *for\..:'.-.-.:.."...
,/Nevr .Carrots--,7*lb. fori'.-.V..'."..". .\ .'.. S
: New 'Beets,: 6' lb/for* VV./.. ..'."* .*". 'A .\ \
New"'Cabbage,' 7- lb. 'ipry:,.y. .7. lii y...:
:$1:00 '
vi ■
-. -.25?,
'•: .,. ,/.'
:■ \25 "-
f;.",'.25 '
!;   bring; it dto^g xvith;ypu
. A moeling of the'City Fathers'was'
'   was held on Thursday evening last,
Acting-Mayor Broley in the chair.
The City Clerk was instuueted   to
wrlto Thos, Uplilll that they will not
bear the hospital charges for P. Hae.
'" cart.     It appears that Huccart was
iaitl up with typhoid fovor and   the
city compelled hlra to go  Into tho
, hospital against his wish.-    Mr. Up-
'hill, on hehalf of Ilaccnrt, has been
, trying to got tho city to hear tho expense, with 'the above result, so far.
Tho application of Mr., Marlnoro for
u reduced lighting rate was refused. „
It was decided'tlmt no clioquoB bo
aecoptod by tho City Clerl. without it
first having boon passed by the banlt,
City employees In tho power houso
to be reinsured.
A letter was rend from tho Conservative Association asking tho city to
work In conjunction with thorn In
tholr effort to got tho government to
build a road to null Rlvor. Mr, Broley, together with Aid, Roblchaud ond
Morrison, will moot the Association
nnd dlHcusB tho matter.
VICTORIA, H. C„ July 5.—Rural
high school cntrnnco oxninlnatlon ro<
BUlts nnnouncod today hIiow that out
of n total of -120 camlltlalos 274 woro
■uccoBRful. Frederick O. Roborts, of
Rolmont hcIiooI, Lrtngloy munlelpnllty,
rilitnlnpil 81 fi murks out of a total of
1,100, nnd Arthur R. Woodhouso, of
Fornlo, second with 7D0, nnd rank
first nnd Hocond In tlio provlneo re?**
poctlvcly, Kollowlng nro tho rosu'lo
In Kornle and vicinity:    (1
Fprnlo.—Arthur It! Woodhouso, 7r»0;
Julia K. Wllmot, 008; Kdgnr O. Dudloy
m\ N'nnry I), Wood, 077; lOrncnt M.
Wo»tb>,'('7^ Clifford Htockwc.l, 001.;
■Inik-CH 1'. Graves, OBI; Harper . rd-
i.«nn Ci»l. Andrew T. Ing.'rt'n '»0S,
l.Mon -it'l.1.8, (io*'; Oscar M. .Midcrsun.
Coal Crook—Frederick   \V, Smith,
Mlchcil-dlndyn M. Hutchln»on, Oil.
>/ur  TV.-tM-nw     C/iell   T   TViu aritf    f.r,"<
han 1-7 llrouco, 65r,; Htizcl Uoun H'n-
ki.l, r,c,8,
Foniie. the' one-time   "coal   camp,"
which Avas destroyed by fire In 190-3,
is now taking on metropolitan airs
and lt no longer resembles the accepted appearance of a coal mining
town, but of an ..embryo city, according   to   Mr. S. W. Barclay,   former
city dork to Fernie    Mr Barclay is
at tho Dunsmuir Hotel en route to Vic-,
torla, whero he goes to tako up his
new, duties in the accountancy branch
of the recently-organized forestry deportment of tho provincial govornmont,
"Ond ■ could scarcely   believe   that
only   a   fow yoars ngo Fernio   was
practically destroyed   by   flro,"  snld
Mr. Barclay.    Tho city has built up
more solidly than ovor. With the grow-,
Inp population of that portion ot British Columbia, now fields of enterprise
havo boon opened up and Fernio Is
tho contro for those.   In consequence
Fornlo Is not any moro merely,a coal
mining camp, but it has advantages
of location which "mnko It tho commercial centre for Its district.
"Tho stores which tho flro destroyed, also tho hotels," ho continued,
"hnvo boon built up bettor than ovor,
and some of thc buildings aro decidedly nrotentlouH structures that would
doVrodlt to n muoh larger plnco. BuhI-
noBB.morraro thriving ns thoy novor
did boforo, nnd ovory Indication In that
Fornlo hn» ronchod Its stride and will
contlnuo lo grow surprisingly,"—Vnn-
ouvor Sun,
President • Stubbs and Secretary-
Treasurer .Cartev attended tho Michel
Local Meeting on Sunday, and the
(Gladstone Local mooting on Monday,
night. ..■?■'
J. B. PRICE, Hosmor,—Tlv-o Olynv
pic Games aro held ovor alternate
y;ear. Thoy wero held in England ln
OLD TIMER.—If the work Is not
being equally distributed amongst tho
mou wo aro of opinion you should tako
your 'grievance up. with your local,
who In turn would tako tlie matter up,
no doubt, with good results, Wo cannot publish your lottor, as wo do not
feel Justified or prepared to fight a
libel ,a6tlon,
In loving memory of Goorgo Mnrtln
who was killed nt HUlcrost Mlnos,
July iri, 1(110.    Gono, but not forgotten, '17-1
How-to invest his money to dyaritage js tie
problem that is foremost in the Investors' ™i
Tho locnl Votomns will hold u contort nt the Grand Thontr© on Thurs-
tiny, AuguBt 22, tbo proceeds to ro
towards supplying tho city wltb nn
THE 1818
Wlmt promises to bo ono of tlio
host aggregation of pictures ovor scon
In Fornlo will bo shown nt tho IsIb
tonlgli- (Frldny) nnd tomorrow. Of
tho sovon milijr.-'tf' to ho shown lt la
difficult to plrk out'a hoadllno, ono
and nil bolng nbovo the avorago. Thoy
Includo throo romodlos, two drama-
Mn nml two nconlo, tho lnU.*r bolng
"Gnrdon of lho Godu," Colorado, nnd
"Nlngnrn thoJVmutlful."
. K" n twn-rfw-l mnmrnolh frontier production, hns boon booknd. in thin
picture will Imj scon tho pony express
rldnro ('hnnging homos nt full gallop,
nnmzlng fonts of horsomnnHhlp, fnlls
ft-nni   filtfinltio- tiorofn    ptl*
NotwitliBtandlng tho Inclemency of
tho weather, good attendances hnvo
been tho rulo nt thl» bouso during tho
wook. Tho orchO-itri- la still continuing to plenBfl, nnd tho ploturon nro
bright, distinct (ind of tho bost
tliat understands .iin bupinow
Stato wagon and roeoinir-ond-
ationfl to ,
P.O. Box 2009,
Classified Ads.—Gent a Word
HNAl'S on Lccui nnd outBldo property.    .Vpply, H. ituriicr.       ti -.flip
A ft<roomfl<l Homo to rent, furnished
or unfurnished, Apply T, W. Holt.-
ornton, Annex Rxtennion, Fornlo.'
avo now, offering for a short timo n limited nurab'dr
of Shares at the par value of $5.00.'
THE 'BREWERY is' built and a' portion of tho
machinery is already installed, tho remaining portion is ordered and on tho way, and will bo erected
immediately it arrives. Wo oxp'ect to havo tlio
plant in operation in two morithB, nftor which tho
shares will be at l0U8t double what thoy; nro at pre
sent.   .       ,    ... '
^BLAIHMORE BREWERY is situated in tho con-
tro of at least nin0 mining camps, the furthest away
being not moro than' five miles, ' Tho estimated
population of those towns   is   about   TWELVE-
THOUSAND, and tho nearest brewery about tliirty  ,
miles:    This, as anyono "can see, gives Blairmoro ,
Brewery a decided advantage over nny other brew-
cry in the country.. _/■■■■
Now is your opportunity to'make money,    Get ,
in on tho ground floor. '  Cfomparo our prico of
shares to,that of othor breweries in Alborta.'   In- '
' vestigato how rapidly thoy have advanced from the
ground floor.    Don't delay, this invitation menus .
money to you, if you make use of your opportunity.
Not less than five shares, nnd not moro thnn 200
sold to one person.
Send nil monies for shares to tho Blairmoro Brewing and Malting Co,, Ltd., Blairmoro, Alta. •>
"Dol" Campbell blow In from C»I«
tf-try last .Monday «nd Is holding down
•It, (vacated br Archta Tluckloy) aa
foreman of Lodgor Printing Dept. <
Mr, Marian, of Honmor," wnt in town
Wectnetdfty nnd reportc-d that bull-
iiq«« I« good in tlmt camp,
Jf. W. n-wnett lonvcn on Mondny
nlRht for HoBtiland, whoro ho hn« boon
Invited to speak nt tho minors' col*
brntlons to be held thero on Tuesday
ond Wednesday.
The death occurred on Monday,
July », ol Uonel I>, T. Holmes, th«
•even month old son of Mr and Mra.
Percy Holmes.
FOR TITCNT—Slx«roomed fjoncroto
block Ilouaoi Apply, Wm. Mlnton,
Lindsay Avonuo, Annex.
FOIl SALTS—Four-roomed Houso on
Dnlton Avonuo; hothroom and oilier
conveniences. Apply, Joseph Cui-
FOR BALB-Pollttt Avo. noar Hospital, 7«room DwelllnK Houso, Includ-
intr Dathrdom, hot nnd cold wator;
electric 11 Gitt throughout, Also- 8-
roora House at back of lot with water
itui. .AW... couuuc.-ou, Tiiu. for Uut?U*
12000 dollars. Cash 11600 dollars.
Apply, Mrs. Ellin. <H-3
I horoby apply for	
Sharos of tho Capital stock of your Company,
at -$q,00 por aharo, to bo istmed in my namo,
■p.Ttfl hfirflwith $.. povArtarr
rnmc. '
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Signaturo •*.•»..,, ,.
Address ....•••••• T,,,., ,.
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Blairmore Brewing
Halting Co.


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