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industrial Unity is Strength..
The Official Organ of District No. 18, U. M. W. of A.
Political Unity is Victory.
No. 34, Vol. VI;
$1.00  A  YEAR.
' ■*»
Conservatives and Small Business Men Will Vote Socialism for the First Time
on Thursday
. Carmangay (Little Bow)
Independent  Conservative   *
Alf Budden, Socialist
Rocky Mountain
C. M. O'Brien, Socialist •
V,'., B.  Powell, Lib-Lab     ^
It.- B. Campbell, Conservative ■■
. Taber
Edwin  Smith,  Socialist
Red Deer
Conservative  (Michener, opposition
Geo. Paton, Socialist,
Malcolm McNeill, Socialist,
Central   Labor   Union   Will   Support
Boston    Operators;    State
': Ownership Suggested
ell in Passburg tonight (Friday). At
Cassidy' meeting in Lundbreck on Friday night a Socialist local was formed
and if appearances go for anything
a big majority for Charlie will he
polled there. On Saturday he spoke
in Blajrmore. Here something unusual occurred. When question time
arrived Lyon, one of the four whose
names were put before the Conservative convention was present and" asked four questions of the usual stock
type. When these were answered he
replied he was perfectly satisfied,
walked up to the speaker, shook hands
with him and asked him, to call
again. Cassidy is now around Banff,
Bankhead "and Canmore.
It is, however, very essential that
every voier should go to the polls,
for the larger majority Charlie, is given, the bigger his influence in the
"All over but the shouting" is the
consensus  of  opinion  in  the  Rocky
Mountain division.     Charlie O'Brien
it will be found^was really the only
candidate in the field, the others in
. the race being badly outclassed and
beaten  from  the  start.   The  second
-rfaTorlter'i\VT-*BrT,owelir.~ wfio   waiT
Uacked   by   some  opponents   of   the
Socialists, it will be shown, as being
completely outdistanced and will not
give his supporters even a run  for
..thoir i'.none*j. - Ke wftl he still running
' when the ballots will have beon counted.   Those who aro supposed to know
• conditions .In the Rocky Mountain assert that it is not a question of O'Brien
. being elected but in all' probability
. ail candidates against him will lose
their deposit.
The Riding covers a big slice of
Alberta, extending from the Groat
Divide to Canmore, beyond Calgary.
Notwithstanding this fact the guns
havo beon kept going all along tbe
line. . Chnrllo started out from tho
most northern point, whilst T, J. Cassidy, "The Unpatriotic Irishman," wns
blazing nwny at tho onomy ln the Puss
A few days later a "long torn" In tho
form of Fitzgerald, ono of tho best
orators In tho movement, rushed In
nnd since thon has kopl pouring hot
shot Into Powell's camp, following
at his heolfi,   Chnrllo ls mooting Pow-
Nomination Papers Signed by Liberals
(Special ' to the Ledger)
tion for Rocky Mountain yesterday
three candidates? W. B. Powell, sup-'
posed'to be almost-anything; Campbell, Conservative; and O'Brien, - Socialist. Nomination.papers of Powell signed by hotelman, gentleman,
merchant, jeweller, and broker, all
Liberals. Papers report Powell In
tho northern part-of riding repudiating government. In view of fact that
ho was nominated solely and Is being
supported by Liberals, whore does ho
stand ? A sweeping victory for O'Brien Is assured.—L. E, DRAKE.
Publicity Agent Says that the
. of the District Is Made of
Four Stories
TABER, April 5.—C. G. Groff, publicity agent of this town, says George
Fitch said that the soil of-Virginia
was  two-storeyed;    coal   underneath
and good wheat land on top.   The soil
of Southern Alberta and tie Taber district is four-storeyed.   Gas away down
coal above that, good wheat land on
the surface and above that the best
climate in the world.
Taber district is coming rapidly to
be known as the coalbin of the west.
The coal industry . lias been largely-
responsible for tho rapid development
of the town. Fifty thousand acres of
the finest domestic coal ever produced
lie close to Taber and the li mines
now operating have developed only a
small proportion of this. Tho coal is
a beautiful specimen of domestic fuel,
assaying over 50.per cent, fixed carbon, and burning without smoke or
smut, to a fine white ash.
The Canada "West company's big
mine outside the town limits show the
acme of successful operation in the
fields of Western Canada. Two million dollars invested by St. Paul
capitalists have made'' of this mine the
best equipped and the most modernly
operated in all Canada. The company
owns much of the coal land about the
town, and has already a considerable
part of it developed. Three hundred
miners are employed in three shifts of
eight hours each.  . The underground
BOSTON, April 7.—The Central
Labor union, voted Sunday night to
support the telephone operators union,
in case a strike of tho 2,000 girl employes of the New England Telephone
and Telegraph company in Boston and
vicinity is declared.
G. M. Bugniazet, of New York, international president of- tlie Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union, who
is assisting the operators in the present, situation, told the Central Labor
union that he believed a strike would
occur. He added that in this event a
campaign would be immediately started for state ownership of phone companies. ■     * ,
Latter Local Demands Recall-
Considers Board's Action
system covers an area of nearly two
square miles.
LONDON, April 5.—Count , Erwin
Batthyany, who for some time lias resided in London, has received official
notification that the Hungarian government has granted his petition releasing him from the obligations of I
It is said to be the first instance in
Hungarian history that a member of
the a'neient aristocracy of that country has thus renounced his citizenship.
The count-rwho is 35 years of age, took
this step on account of his belief in"
the principles of socialism, to the study of which he devoted several years.
Not long ago the Budapest authorities
closed three public schools which the
count bad established on liis estates,
J)ecjiuse__the teachers—appointed—by*
hmi were assailing existing methods
of government. '
. Hosmer Local Union have
passed a resolution demanding the opening of the columns of the Ledger to political discussion with regard to
date  in  the  Lctlibnoge  constituency
in opposition to J. R. Knight, Socialist, ahd
WHEREAS our last convention of
a very large extent controlled and interfered with their'operations iu fixing rates and so on, and it was quite
true that It was contemplated by Par-'
liament at the time when railways
were originally built on a large scale*
that, under certain conditions, they
might be taken over by the state. That
contingency had always been, at any"
rate, rt possibility which those who
invested their money in railway enterprise were bound to contemplate. But
there were practical difficulties of a
very serious kind. He was quite sure
that any such operation, carried out
on   reasonable   and equitable terms,
the U. M. \V. of A., District IS pass- would be immediately followed by very
WHEREAS at a meeting- of the
executive board of District IS, U. JI.
W. of A. held at Frank, Alberta, on
the first of April, the officers" and
board members, with the exception
of board members, Gray and Thach-
■uki-resolvcd-tcriifflffrsc-tir§~action of
Vice-President Jones in taking the
candidature   of   Liberal-Labor   candl-
(Special to the District Ledger)
CALGARY, April 4.—All of Cassidy 's dates in B.C, cancelled on account
of elections. He will be retained In
Pass. Alf Buddon nominated In Little
Uow, Malcolm McNeill ln Stettlor,
Frodsham assisting Paton, Mushknt
in Rocky Mountain, Fltzgornld and
Lester horo. Grlbble coming. Burt
E, Andorson,
Calls Upon All Other Locals
To Give Financial Aid
ed a resolution calling on the mem-
b rship of District- IS to support the
platform of the Socialist party, as
it is the only political party who
works for the interest of the working class, and e.
WHEREAS the aforesaid members
of   thc   executive   board   resolved   to ,
give President Stubbs full power and !si
control over the District Lodger, con- j
trary   to   the   district   constitution, j
which states distinctly that the man-1
agsment of the Ledger shall consist
of the whole of the executive goard.
and not one single individual.   And
WHEREAS President Stubbs abused his power to such an extent as
to ord_er_the^Gdi^t_cf_tli-a^Ledg*aE-to.
aU election news of the
constituency, • an action
the members of our
own onln-
large demands from two entirely different -quarters—from the traders in
the matter of rates and from the workers for better'conditions as io wages
and hours of labor. The prospective
advance in the net receipts which had
been forecast vory likely might come,
but in existing conditions would, he,
rongly suspected,' be swallowed and
more than swallowed up before the
railways, had heen in the possession
of the state for much more, than 12
PATWRSON, N,J„ April 7.—Wm.
Haywood, national organizer of tho I.
W. \V. In an nddroES to several striking mill workers; nnd thoir Bympa-
-thlzors today, paid a tributo to tho
courtB of Now Jersey, and especially
to tlio court that roloasod himself nnd
Adolpho LobbIr from cho Passaic county Jfl.ll/
"Tho doclBlon of tho courts gives
us tlio rjght to nssomblH," Haywood
said, ','and ln my oyos nnd In tho oyoa
of my follow workers It Ib regarded
ni a grout victory for tho working
mon of the United States,"
English and Irish Catholics and
thoir clorgy are accepting Socialism,
vory rapidly, Doop-thlnkliiB Catho-
Hob, .like all"right-minded mon who
study SoolallBm, find Its doctrine
worthy of thoir support. Socialism
toaohos unselfishness and Ib also ln
accord with tho Christian spirit. Catholic workingmen and thoir dopondonts
aro nfl much In the tolls of capitalistic
slavery as any other workingmen and
aro all bound to bneomo Socialists.
—Irish Uovlow.
Dum the Dodlet and Prevent Subsequent Contagion and Plague    -
IH3IIUN, April 7.—A siiRROstlon for
tho wnra of the futuro Ib rondo >y a
leading physician In tho Mllltor Wo-
pJionblntt, advocating the ubo of ro-
mntortoB on nutomoblioB which would
follow the army along with the rogu-
TJio ii'iUff iui'fc'Ucs. UiAi in ilw future wars Uio bodies of the dead will
be tlio greatest cause of sleknes*
among tho troops as well as tlio civil
population, while Uio burying of tho
>'viv*   Will   t,l*Ctkiib    ijUivitst   Witt
mont of an ormy.  "'.*.*.
A Clilnoso-Kupornnto Socialist Journal hnsappenrod at Shanghai, printed
parity In Chlnoso and partly In Esperanto, under tlio name of Illnit fllolnl-
Isto, It stands for "Socialism,, Esperanto, woman's emancipation, nnd lab-
Local 574, Lethbridge, Alta. .
April 7th, 1913,
To Secretary of Local Unions,
Dear Sir nud nro:
At a meeting of the above local tin?
candidature of Vice-President Jones
h.i Lnhor Candidate in ihe coming provincial election was endorsod, and ft.
donntlon of Ono Hundred Dollars
($100,00) donated towards his campaign funds,
Another resolution wim passed Instructing mo to write tho dlfforent
locals of United Mine Workers In District 18 soliciting subscriptions towards, said fund as wo realize it Ib In
the best Interests of tho members of
District 18 to havo ono of thoir own
tb roprosont them In tho House of Log-
Islaturo.1       ,;.'*'    ■*,'" ■;'"'
Thoroforo wo would urge all ■mom-
bora of our organization to'malc-n'one'
united and supremo effort to accomplish this ond, " ■ ■ '
Moping you will place this matter
beforo tho members of your local at
the oarlloBt possible convenience and
thoy will soo thoir way clear to support him In a tanglblo wny.
Any donations towards this fund
will bo thankfully rocolvod and neatly appreciated. '
Voiii'h In unity,
(Signed),   L.-.MOOIUC, Hoc'y.
L13TIIDRIDG13, April 8.—John Moscow and Ell Whltoman, two minors
working at N'o. G shaft, woro accidentally burned this afternoon and were
taken In the ambulance to Gait hospital, where Dr. Galbralth Is attending
them. It appears that thc two men
woro alono when tho accldont occurred, but tho Herald wns told that they
encountored niiiiu gus lu sufficient
quantity to cause an Ignition, White-
man was burned pretty bndly about
tho faco and hands, und Moscow's
burns wero not slight, but tho doctor
said that nolther was In serious condition,
S13ATTLK, April 5.—The forty-four
Gloucester fishermen, who were
brought by train from Massachusetts
to man halibut vessels pljdng out of
Seattle and refused to work when they
wero to be used as strikebreakers,
were taken Immediately Into the Halibut Fishermen's union. The strike
was won and .all the newcomers got
work as well ns the strikers.
Forty of the Gloucester men sailed
for tho north last Sunday. Tho others prcforred to enter the salmon
One Killed and Two Injured by
On Friday last a vote was takon as
to whether the city should Issue $10,.
000 dohonturos for tho extension of
tho electric light system, Tho affirmatives got It by a big majority, Tho
voting was:
For .,.
Total  .
Report* Say He Will Never Be "Tried
Again—Devote Himself to
LOS ANGWLB8, April 0.—Olaronco
Darrow, former, chief couiiboI for tho
McXamnras, who lias been tried twice
for alleged Jury bribery In connection
.vlth the famous dynamlto trial, 'oft
uitrvfa- j today tor Chicago, wlionco ho came
t>"o years ago to defend the two broih
Tho writer says that at the ond ot
tho Franco-Prussian war of 1870 thr
German police found * around Mot*
,10,000 bodies Insufficiently covered
with earth, In tho single Canton of
(Joreo 16,000 bodies wero thus found.
In many of tlw vIUhk**** tho water
In tito wello was so Infested that It
i could not bo drank, while tho p*'-
centngo of mnrtnllty griatly Increased.
Tho um of crematories on tho bat-
,   UcCleld via* piiicUted by tho Japan*'**
tn Manchuria.
ers .now In tlio states prl.nu at Sun
Quo'ntln,        1
narrow's third trial on the Jury bribery charge* In set for Juno 10, but
there havo been persistent reports
Hint he would never ho called upon to
defend hit-molt again, despite otttclal
statement* to tho contrary.
If he Is mt called upon to faco an-
oth«r trial, Mr, Darrow said ho would
never praetlco law again, but would
retire to a rancb ho has lit northern
CnMorntn and devote himsilf to lit-
l       -, 9
Mother Jones at this writing Is still
hold a prisoner in the custody of tho
stato militia of West Virginia, Mother Joneii has not only boon charged
with Inciting to murder, but sho likewise is charged with stealing n maeli-
,„u bun, ono oi modi; weapons used
hy Iho hired .guards ut lha tuiil iiatvuis,
If Mother Jones Is guilty'of the awful crlmo of stealing n Wirderous
mnchlno from the paid assassins of
tho coal corporations, then alio must'
l">   w-xA'y.ulli    cUytui,    Mi  *-iw UK'
(hugs nro a bunch of numbskulls.
j Whon a woman In hor eightieth year
can steal a machine gun from an aggregation of'brutal degenerates who
have mado murder a profession, thero
must ho something radically wronir
with tho noodles of tlio bloodhound,
The charge Is so ludlernnu a» to tw*
disgusting.—Miners* Ma-palno,
Strike in Coal District
Cause of Grave Concern
In tho Lawrence Strike ihe Socialists contributed $«o,ooo, the local
unlona of lli* American F-eiterotlDn «f
Labor $18,000 and tht* Ovn (1r*nt. fffgr
Union, known as tho I. \V. W„ 17,000.
fytlforti^ comment Is unnecessary.
8YDNI3V, April I.—Tho industrial
probloin in Xow South WIiIoh Is 'cutis'-'
Ing grave concern, the strike of coal
minors In-tho Illnwarra nnd aouth
Coast districts being still unsettled,
Tho situation Ih becoming seriously
com Tilled tod   -mm-wr-v   "\,)<X' []:•:;. ]',,, ,\ ■
castle minors nr-n showing crent die
content. It Is hoped, liowevor, that
any further troublo In this great coal
mining centre will bo averted.
Hhould a Htrlko he declared, how.
over,   commerce   thrnui?h    Jhtmiti.-o '
will bo   considerably   linmpored and J
perhaps .paralyzed, owing to tho fact
that all tlm big ocean llnorH plying'
between the Kant roast of Iho Commonwealth, and other parts of the
world, depend for tho most part, npou .W-.vtav.'.c Vi/f ibi-ir supply of coal.
At Broken HIII, tho great,,silver
lulnlim null'', tin* utriko mlnem declared n week jim, still cont'niies,
Transportation has -feart-d an: the
rlty'Is Isolfitf-l from tin rent of tht.
world. Katnlr.e prices In all food
co/nmoditI#,'.'. uow rule and a Bf-riotH
sttmttluu -.n-....,'* uu Uw-U,
A Bad accldont occurred at Hillorcat
Mino on Tuosday night, April 8th, resulting in tho doath of Robert Colt-
hWmlnor, and serious Injury to" two
othor etrploycos, namely, Joim Kd
inuiiHon and Fred MnpleB,
The ncnldont was caused by a" runaway' car which waH hulun hoisted at
tho timo from No, 2 slopn sinkings,
Tl(o cause of thn accident wan a broken coupling. Tho docmiHod Is u native of WoBtvlllo, I'lcloii county, N.N.
The Injuries sustained by Hdiniin-
sou amounted to a fractured ankle
and a couple of broken fills/. The In
Juries, although painful, aro In no wny
serious/ Fred Maples sustnltied «
broken arm. Ko arrangements hnvi.
as yet been mado wilh rognrd to Interment of body of Cojllngs, "it's Iho
commltteo In charge nro awaiting
word .from-*his rclatlvim In N.S, ■■]>*•
txascd leaves a wife and seven children to mourn hia loss, Much sympathy is-expressed by tho peoplo of J1 Ill-
crest to the relatives of our Into friend
HlLI/MKflT'. Ahrll ■lfl—Thr. ro*
j mains of Iho late llnbort Rollings
wuri) forwarded on the noon train on
Thursday to his former homo In West,
vllle, N.S.
which  deprives
organization to voice their
ion on  this mattor through the columns of the Press, which Press, the
members own eolectlvely, and
WHERJ5AS we arc aware that Secretary  Carter  was  asked   by   Doard
Member Gray to bo present at this
meeting on  more than ono occasion
to d«fend the-position of the district
officials   for   the   action (taken   by
them nt the executive board meeting,
Wiil, Michel Local 2*!:M, U. M. W.
of  A„  In  mass  meeting  assembled,
after having heard Iho report of our
sub-dlstrlct   board   mombor,   J,   W.
Gray,  havo come  to the conclusion
that our officers, with tlio exception
of-Hoard Members Thachuk and Gray,
entered into n contract with tho Lib-
oral  party  of Alberta    lo    advance
tliolr fthc offlcors) own petty schemes and ambitions at tho ex pen so o?
Ihe membership of District   1S, and
that,  the  conduct of our officers  is
a flagrant broach of Ihe constIt'itlon
of our organization, which, if It gems
unchallenged,  will  make  District   IS
tlio    laughing   stock    of   organl^i-d
labor, and that  the very high lianiy1-
od  and  autocratic manner of Vrosl-
dent  Stubbs,  (ably iiKslsled  by  Secretary Carter)  In dictating tlm publication of our own    Press   lw   onn-1
trary to nil, common.son.io and .the
best Interests of   our 'organization,
and ci;u only tend to bring dlr,nni-
Hlon into our ranks, In short, that thn
policy  nnd   conduct   of our  officers
monacos tho very existence of our
that wo recall Prosldont Htiibli.t,
Vleo-Prosldent Joiios and ■flnerelary
A. J. Carter, In'nceordancu with our
constitution, and lm It further re-
solved that, wn-cull on tho ■membership'of Snb-DlHtrletH 1! and .'I to uiiilio
tho conduct of their respective board
members, llurko.nml I-iuhoii, ii iniit-
ti-r of grave* Importance, nnd
them to net accordingly,.' Also
-r-LKTM BHID&BrTVpril-
glu, general manager of the Lethbridge
Collieries, arrived in tho city yesterday to spend a couple of weeks inspecting the company's mine across
the river. Mr. Fcrgie has just come
from the holdings of another company
which he represents, west of Edmonton on the O.T.P. He is well satisfied with the developed In both prop-
pertlos, and with the output during
the past winter. In the south ho
finds work in the mines slacking off
due to the warm weather and it will
not bo long before the mines are practically shut down.
Interesting   Rider  by Jury
Throe  Months for Carrying  Matches
Down Mine
(From our own (.'orrespondenl)
The iiiljourni'd liKiuosl on tho Into
A. Ilowryluk wns held Friday ovonlng
in tho old school house, Hosmer, by
Coroner Wilkes, of Fornlo. The jury
consisted of Messrs. Koiidnll, Fowler,
Marlatt, Cox, Mills, and I.nbollo. After ■
hearing the evidence thu Jury returned tho following verdict:
"Wo, tho Jury, find that Alex. Ilowryluk came to his death nt about 8,!'<0
p.m. on April I, 10111, In Na. 0 breast,
No. 0 chute, n level, No. a South mine,
Hosmor, 1),C,» by being smothered by
n fall of conl,'-'caused'by tho breaking
o? tlio' timber In thn roof.
"In (ho opinion of this Jury, had ceh-
tro posts been placed under the cup,
the cnvo-ln would not have bron bo
likely'to"hnvo occurred.
"Wn would therefore! recommend
that grontor care ho used with respect
to the Inspection of the timbering In
the iiilnn." (>
The verdict of the Jury Is a reflex
on their lack nf knowledge jmrtiilnlng
to coal'milling and proves ■ more than
ever tlm absurdity "of having any but.
ii Hit j practical nieii on Juries.   We have no
j desire to  blind  biniijueis to anyone,
MK IT HKOLVtil) that wu koikI a |biu tt«i are compelled to sny thin* from
ropy of this resolution to'thu Calgary job.ii:rvaUi>ii and experience iJmt what-
Dally Herald, ihe lethbridge News,
also to all locals throughout the district.
Premier Net in Favor
of Stale Ownership
WnUPI-OT, Hungary, April 7.—I
■Several members of the lower Iiouho {
of the Hungarian parliament, today, I
were sentenced to terms nt Imprison-j
ment for causing disturbance during''
ttse iteHston.
ever fniiHx the officials of the company nmy hnvo they make the iinfoty
of the men and tlm. safe working conditions of the mine one of (heir "first
,    "t"„t- ,m <(,i.,,i,'Ht;i-, ii-uei iiiaKiug en-
''llllrl'1"   lillil   i:\;,ii.!<)iiifi   l.W   id'.a'i:,   ,i(>-
lof the opinion that the accident could
j hardly have been avoided and thnt no
| bhime'attaches to anyone.
A Jury composed of Socialist s could
' y-r-yi:'...... ,,..,::■, .„;./*>, „,,,„.,
have been m tit-nr the mark ns it In
pohslble to get, viz., That Wage-Slave
came to his end at such
LONDON. April fi.-Mr. Asoultli|, the ,
British prime minister, had his ntnnnt
interview ivlth repi««oni,'itlves of the
Trades Union congress the other dav.
{The'nationalization of jinlnes and rail- \ Ilawryluli came to ins emi at suiii a
j roads was discussed,; Mr, A*'|u|th jtime and such a place and that IiIh
said that, taking Into consideration'; death Is attributable to llie present
th« variety of conditions under which capltalliitlc system which iU.cri*i*tt that
Hrfffeli mining liidii.v.fi *,*»* eiirre-n ,n s-lnve Klwll jirodiwe for profit rather
on, the highly apeculnttvo Ingredients bhau, create a snfe unrUio:; eendKInn
nhlch cuuiii.d iuU» il, nnd the com--for ii-mxijlf. When will the weiUers.
jploxity of the wholo system of produc. ; }•,'! ivl>;«»'
j Deputy 7,tivhitrint* wni eondemncd to Itlon and management, lie *hou!d look a '..h V..;iinl t-HlU'-l A.„ Iiimidonjeh
' «*.» days In Jail for bemkiHsni- n>« pre-j *Mi very considerable hesitation upon !«-,-»< iv >i?td to have matches on him
j siler ?nd the mit. l-**er ef astrfutttuni j»ny ■propositi lo transfer the mines, ns J during a neareh of the mln<\ Aid nn
with Inksunt'a il*irt*\*t t* rk>*
housn some ment!- itso. '
; Hoffman nnd fled; *.veK,#.*ri.iU--i-i
'. 'he t uroJnK ronrern, lo Oie tuitngemetit of jbcltig charged uith the offen*e wn*
unties Xht* *tnt,i',   tfc nuiiu ikniM.l tut ruil-jgtwi thr**c months hard labor.   Con
I to  *«}» itood on u different footing In ]iddtrln* the Ignorance of the mnn.
Tho government U doing Its utmost j M days in Jail fer n s'mllar nff-.-nre,  this respect from mines and most oth-  thh would appear rather a heavy m-ii-
to restore pi-am throughout (he mm,*, i -."cur other ileputl-« were a • t'tiu.-d..    ir productive tndnstrf-p*    llie »!«t*».(o| ..ut**. l, j-^^*v^--a!tia»i^*^„*j'i-tEii»^_^;
$3.50  RECIPE  FREE,
For Weak Men
Send Name and Address Today
You Can Have it Free and
Strong and Vigorous
I have ln my possession a prescription
for nervous debility, lack of vlg.ir,
•weakened manliood, tailing memovj-
and lame tmck. brought on by excesses, unnatural drains, or the follies of
youth, that has cured so many worn
and nervous men right in their own
homes—without any additional help ur
medicine—tl-.at I think •avory .nan ,vho
wishes to regain his manly power nml
virility, quickly and quietly, should
have a copy. So I havo lieturmin-ed lu
send a copy. So I have determined to
charge, in a plain, ordinary sealed i-n\e
lope to any man who will write ine loi
This prescription comes from a physician who lias mado a special -siutti- of
men and I am convinced !t Is th.i surest-acting combination for th.i euro ol
deficient manhood and vigor failure
ever put together,
I think 1 owe it to my follow man to
Bend them a copy in confidence so Unit
any man anywhere who Is weak and
discouraged with repealed failures
may stop drugging himself with harmful patent medicines, secure what I
believe is'the quickest-acting lustorn-
tive, upbuilding, SPOT-TOUCHING remedy ever devised, and so cure himself
at home quietly and quickly, .lust drop
me a line llko tills: Dr. A. R. Ilobln-
son, 4907 huck Building. Detroit, Mich..
and I will send you a ropy of llils
splendid recipe In a plain, ordinary envelope free of charge. -A great many
doctors would charge $3.00 to ?r,,00 for
merely writing out it prescription like
this—but 1 send it entirely free.
^ M
Nowhere in the Pass can be
found   in  such   a   display   of
We have the best money
can buy of Beef, Pork, Mutton, Veal, Poultry. Butter,
Eggs, Fish, "Imperator Hams
and Eacon" Lard, Sausages,
Weiners and Sauer Kraut.
Calgary Cattle Co.
Phone 56
-iiiiiice* *? at ***«**$.'*/(
iyi  .-* *t*.*.'At t.i
Alabettine ia easily  applied.    All
you  need to help
you is cold water
and a flat   brush.
Alabastine   walls
make the home -
lighter, more
cheerful and
beautiful  It will
not soften on the
wall like kalso-
mine. .Because
it is a cement, it
age, become!
part of the wall |
itself,and last
for many
An Alabastine wall can
be re-coated without removing the old coat.     Alabastine
walls are the most sanitary. They
are hygenic  No insect or disease I
perm can live in an Alabastine wall.
Alabastine one room, and you'll
want   them   all  Alabaitined.
Church'* Cold Water
Dropin and let us show you beautiful samples of Alabastine work.
'',Let us show how to get beautiful
Alabastine Stencils absolutely .free.
With them you can accomplish any desirgd
color scheme—you can
make  your home
charming   at   &
moderate cost.
Hardware - Furniture
tliw supplied  with   the   best'' Wines,
Liquors and Cigars
Workmen of
Alberta Aroused
as Never Before
•nn HE time for action has come. The workingmen ■ of Alberta are
* aroused as never before. The many years of Socialist eduea:
tional work have had good results. The rank and file of the working class can no longer be used as voting'cattle for either one of the
capitalist political parties. The progressive citizens who are in sym-,
pathy with the noble cause of Organized Labor have come to' the con-
elusion tliat, politically, the Socialist party is the only organization
that represents tlie interests of the working class, and at the same
time real progress in tlie management of our public affairs.
Too long have the working people been left"under that fallacious
and dangerous impression that without the help or the leadership of
capitalist parties and capitalist politicians they could never accomplish anything for themselves.
The,, Socialist party lias broken the chains that fettered their
minds to inaction and ignorance. Tlie Socialist'party, has aroused
the working people as they never liave been aroused before. The Socialist party lias taught tlie working class the great gospel of humanity, of which the immortal Robert Burns says: "A man's a man for
a' that!"—or which another poet put in these words: "Man is man!
And who is more!"
Indeed, it is high time that tlie working people wake up and learn
that for thousands of years those who did the world's work lived in
misery and slavery, worked in misery and slavery, died in misery
and slavery, while the social parasites confiscated.and enjoyed the
products of labor. -
The Socialist party organizes tlie working people into a-powerful
politicjfl army, not for the purpose of securing graft, but to prepare
them for higher work, for the work of taking care of tlieir own public affairs, instead of having the government run by capitalist politicians who are consciously or unconsciously doing'the mercenary
work for their masters.        ," .    -
Today the Socialist party of the United States represents about
one million votes. Twelve years ago it Intel about 90,000 .votes. 12
years ago the Socialist party of the United States had less than 8,000
dues-paying members (who paid 25 cents a month dues to the party
organization).    Today there is a dues-paying membership-pf 150,000.
Today the International Socialist party represents over ten million Socialist voters! Never in the history of.,the human race has
there been such a* powerful political organization of the working class
Today Germany has 4,250,000 Socialist .voters, over one-half of
all the voters of the German empire, with 110 Socialist members in
the Reichstag, wliich is the national congress. But wc are marching
faster in America than our comrades and friends in old Euro >x
Within less than ten years the American Socialist''movement will
march at the. head of all countries. .Within ten years there-will be
but two political parties—the Socialist or working-class party and
.1 lip_r,onit-^l i«l-— n**■*»•! -- '   ' ..
Mr, Business Man
Where Do You Stand?
Mr. Small Business Man, where do
you stand in this great battle? Where
do your interests lie?
From whom do~ you get your living?
On whose welfare does your' welfare
depend? Who'is spending his money
with you? Is it the'big"business interests, who are seeking special' privilege. OR IS IT THE UNION WORKING MAN, THE CLERKS AND LA-
ORERS? "-    - -"'
• And after all,'with whom should you
ally yourself- politically? . With the
manufacturer and the banker, or with
the union working man and the laoor-
ing class in general?'
You are not so gullible as to believe
the campaign bunk now handed oiit by
the old capitalist party politicians.
Vou liav-e long been familiar with tho
names of these politicians. You kno.v
that they are tho same old crowd of
grafters and crooks who have plundered this country for many years.
- You know that this same clique has
been in control of the different provincial' departments and that it has
shifted the burden of government from
SMALL FELLOWS. You also know,
or should know, that you can expect
no relief from these conditions just
so long as you allow these gentlemen
to control your city government.-
There is no' reason why you should
not vote for your own interests INSTEAD OF CONTINUALLY VOTING
AVhich way will you vote next Thursday ? . • With the capitalists and the
grafters, or FOR THE PARTY THAT
Thomson &. Morrison
Funeral Directors Fernie, B. C.
Local Agents
Orders taken throughout the Pass
Bellevue Hotel
Best Accommodation  in the  Pass.—
Up-to-Date — Every    Convenience,—
Excellent Culslnu.
J. A. CALLAN, Prop.
Neither the Liberal nor llie Conservative parties can prevent the
victorious onward march of the Socialist parly.
Labor built the temples of Babylon and the pyramids of Egypt.
Labor fought the bloody battles of ancient Rome and' Greece "and
upon its shoulders the St.-Peters in Rome, the Westminsters and Towers in London, the Chateaux nt Versailles''and Trianon and thc'Bas-
tile in Paris. Labor fought the bloody battles of Napoleon Bonaparte. Labor fought the Revolutionary battles of the American colonists. Labor built the Washington monument. Labor transformed
tlie great wilderness of this'continent into fertile fields and meadows,
built great cities and created a system of capitalist industry and commerce thc like the world has never seen before.
But Labor remained in subjection and slavery. Labor remained
in poverty, and the ruling powers were always careful to "keep the
working class iu ignorance. But thoso days are passed, never to
return. The Socialist party, hand in hand witli the Trade Union
movement, has done more for thc general education of the working
people during the last 25 years than all the universities of the world
have done since the first days of their existence.
We call attention to thcRe fads in order to convince our readers
Hint the rank and file of tho Alberta working men are ready lo move
in llie right direction. They nre ready 1o concentrate their foro.CB
undor the banner of tho Socialist party and in thc name of Labor, in
tho nanio of Ihe people, in the name of progress, in the name of humanity, they issue their appeal for thc day of election, Thursday, April
17!    Vote for the entire Socialist ticket,
Organizer Gott
Eulogizes District 18
To the Officers and Members of District 18, U.M.W. of A. '     '
Brothers:—       - -
Permit me at this time,' to thank
you for the kindly treatment you have.
In proportion' td~the development
and . specifications _of - industry, such
discussions are naturally parrowed
down and embrace npt the aggrieved
conditions'"of an industry as,, a whole,
not even the. workers complaints iii
the- factory, -but only the conditions
and demands of each group-employed
ini'a specialized part of the factory,
Under such' circumstances .an' education, if any may he derived from
such, discussion, can only_be an economic one in its narrowest sense.
The solidarity of the' workers being
the most important'factor to'be con:
sidered for the success of an eco-
nomic^organization any active participation for the promotion "of political
discussions by an advanced minority
of the membership is apt to find
stubborn * opposition and create friction.' -       - •
Even if political controversies were
tolerated;- they would take place at
tho expense of important functions"of
au economic organization, i. e., the
devotion to the betterment of the
workers' conditions in the workshops.
. Purely economic action' does' not
necessitate the understanding of tho
present capitalistic political state ln
its complex ramifications.
To gain converts to the workers'
economic organization by a discussion
of political action and capitalistic po-
Itical parties might defeat the very
purpose of the endeavor.
, Belittling the effectiveness of political ifction, the power of the organized capitalistic political state and denying either passively or affirmatively
the necessity of capturing the governmental powers by the working class,'
presuppose a. disinterestedness in the
workings of our present day government in its executive, legislative and
judicial departments.
Such disinterestedness not only deprives the workers of the central education furnished by modern civilization, but it places them in an inferior
position intellectually even Jn economic disputes with their masters.
, On the other hand, Socialist political action by its very nature demands of the. workers that they understand the forces to be combatted,
to know the relative strength and position of the enemy's fortress to be captured. * It teaches them the science of
government of past and present, ihe
history of the human race, evolved out
cf barbarism, feudalism and "slavery.
It points out to them that tho workers that although they are the main
upholders of the present system, ara
ne-prtheless only an element brongM
on the scene by , irresistible forces
that make for progress and true
workers' own interests, creating an incentive on their part to prepare them-"
selves intellectually ■ in the unavoidable conflict with capitalistic, political
representatives;. ,-'-     •">..,
Socialist political .activity embraces;
more than discussion of strictly party
work.      - '
It does not confine its sphere to an
analysis   of political   and   economic
questions within the boundaries of the.
Socialist movement" alone!
(Continued on. Page "7)
W. J. Burns Supplies Spits to kill Labor Organlatlons
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Subscribed
Reserve Fund ....
6,000,000       Capital Paid Up. !•■.'..      0,770,000
6,770,000'     Total Assets ,'... r..'."   72,000,000
D. R, WILKIE, President HON. ROOT JAFFRAY, Vlea-PrM,
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kumloope, Michel, Moyie, Nelson.
Re^elitoke, Vancoiver and Victoria
I Merest allowed on deposit* at current rate from date ol depoeli.
CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST*. $12,500,000
Issued by Tho Canadian Hank of Commerce, nre a safe, convenient and
Jnflvpunsiv© met hod of remitting small sums of money, These Orders,
payable without charge nt nny bank in Canada (except in tho Yukon
Tcrritivy^nnd m the principal cities of thc United States, arc issued at
(he f Vx vhig t.-ites j
$3 and under    Scent*
Oier    fl and not exceeding 910.,..,....,.   O
10     ■" " 30 ..10
30     •« " 80........... IB
Representing Amorlrnn Rankers Association
Seattle, Wash.,    March 12, 1013.
Wo desire to call your nttontlon to our Industrial Department, whore-
lu wo maintain a competent force of experienced Operatives, comprlsinit
ovory uutloualjty and'occupation,
our system of liiBiioctlon and ohooklng of employee** .must certainly
appeal to every business man who desires to secure tho most efficient
sorvlco from ilium, mill to know whether thoy are honest, loyal uiul working together uh one, without friction, finally attaining profits,
Apiinlors are a detriment to any business, and by eliminating theso,
Ht,rlko» ami.all other labor troubles aro controlled, prevented or reduced
to a minimum.
liy having a secret service operating; in yoiir plant, you can know J imt
what ls»gotnK on at all times, Thoy mix up with tho cmployoos, finding
out Jimt how they fool towardH their employers—Just what thoir srlov-
iniciiH are, If any,*,' •■ „ *    i ■.-J*"   .'m, *> ;;
Tliey being skilled, scrutinize tho work and carefully point out tho
fWwtH, If nnv flxlst. Thoy In addition tri"lho Information, furnish n ironil
ilfiy'u work, theroby maklnn tho cost of tho Information furnished comparatively HllRht to you.
You pay a larjre amount of money each year for Fire Insurance, Km*
ployers' Liability Insurance, etc. Why not pny a modest promium to
Iniiuro yourself against labor troubles?   Also to insure yourself In favor
0 ft"'      '
No matter what you may hnv^ In mind, wo would lie pleased to'takii
li up with you further, and respectfully ask an .Interview for ono of our
Very truly yoiirs,
.Walter It. Thayer, Manager.
myself during our sojourn In your'Dis-
tr.ct. Wherever it has been my good
fortune to meet'you, in your homes,
In" yo-ur.local meetings, and in your,
convention, your every act towards me
has been marked with that- spirit .of
kindness that tends to endear men to
each other,
Your action in your district convention, where, by a unanimous vote you
granted us a seat and.voice In same,
will go down in-tho history of trado
unionism as a crowing jewel of fraternity. And, wherever I may bo, ns
long as my heart beats and as long
as I havo a tongue to proclaim, that
heart will-beat ln sympathy, and my
tongue proclaim, tho fidelity of tho
United Mine Workers of District 18.
You may bo small ln numbers, but
you are strong In unionism. Your
District officers, whom I havo had the
pleasure of associating with, aro mon
of exceptional ability, and with tho
good feeling that prevailed during tho
deliberations of your District convention, and that scorns to bo characteristic of the membership In gonornl,
success ln tho near future ls sure to
crown your efforts.
Again thanking you, I beg to remain,
Yours In trust,
The Educational Value
Of Political Action
In nnawor to a question why ho bo-
canui a convert to political action,
Wllllnm Morris, the groat Rngllhli
pool and Socialist, gave ns ono of his
reasons, that participation In a politl-
opI campaign causes the utip-ipuliir
anil Hoomlnaly complex problem,! of
Socialist theories to ho iIIhciissoiI on
iho street corners,
F-iJi'li terniri as surplus value, capita', labor ub a cammoillty, tho Iron
law of wages, thc difference betw-rcu
prU'o and valuo arid the true moaning
m* these toiniB, forming tho thauro'.-
Ical and bitMo education M Socialism
of tho rank and fllo of purty workors,
would not In all probabillte's bo so
widely spread nnd populated If not
for tV v-iu-or. ::ilv;:;^c*I I}'  W::i:	
. Political action presupposes the endurance of the workers into the executive, legislative, ani judicial decrements of our present day government
for the purpose of. using it for thc
in going straight to the weak
spot in treating disease ? If so,
you will never use anything
but Peps for coughs, colds, bronchitis, and throat and lung
troubles.   Listen why I
Peps are tiny tablets, which
contain rich medicinal ingredients, so prepared that they turn
into vapour in the mouth, and
are breathed down to the throat,
the breathing tubes and lungs
Cough mixtures go—not to the lungs
and chest at all, but to tho stomach.
There ia absolutely no direct connection
between stomach aud lungs.
When you have a bad cold, your
digestion ii weakened. You lose appetite, and if a man, your usual smoke does
not "taste good." In other words, your
digestive system is lacking tone. -All
cough mixtures make thn condition
worse.- .    '  '
Don't ruin your'stomach to heal your
' lungs. Take a remedy that goes right to
the spot—Pops.
Surprising how they end coughs,
oatarrh, bronchitis; sore-throat, -''clergyman's throat,", asthma, and- all lung
troubles. Contain no poison, and are
best for children.
Dr. Gordon.Stablos says:—"If you
wish to ease" and end a cough, if you
desire to loosen tickling phlegm, and
clear the throat and the breathing tubes,
use PepB. The pine fumes and balsami.o
fumes, so beneficial in. throat and lung
trouble, which are liboratod when a Pop
is put into the mouth, also serve another
good purpose. They are strongly germicidal,and germs of disease in the mouth,
on the palate, in the throat, and in the
breathing tubes, aro at once destroyed
by their action." -
Have you tried this famous
remedy!   If not, ent out this
article, write across it the name
and date of this paper, and mail
it (with la otamp to payroturn
A free trial' packet will then
you. All drug-
nd stores sell
'he  family  remedy   for   Cci-»h»
Shiloh costs so  little   or.d does
and Colds
co much I'
Young Man, Young Woman, Which Do Your Prefer7
A NICE FULL, HEALTHY Iload of hair on a clean and healthy scalp,
free from IRRITATION, or a BALI) HWAD and a DISEASED and Irritable scalp covered with scales commonly called DANDRUPF?
8CALE8 ON THE SCALP, or on Itchy Irritation is POSITIVE PROOF
your hair and scalp Is ln a DISEASED condition, as scale, commonly called
DANDRUFF, originates from ono of tho following PARASITICAL, DIS-
EASESof tho CAPILMARY Glands, such as (Seborrhea, Sicca, Capitis,
Totter, Alopecia or Eczema) and certain to result In absolute 1ULDNESS
unless cured beforo tho QERM has tho CAPILLARY Olands destroyed.
BALDNESS and tho LOSS ot hair is absolutely unnecessary and vory unbecoming.
ALL DI8EASE8 OF THE HAIR Fade away llko DEW under my scientific
treatment, and I positively havo tho only system of treatment bo far
known to SCIENCE that Is POSITIVELY and PERMANENTLY curing
DISEASES of tho hair and promoting now growth. Tho hair can bo fully
rostorod to Us natural thickness and VITALITY en all heads that still
show flno hair or fuzz to prove tho rootB aro not (load.
I HAVE A PERFECT 8Y8TEM Of treatment for out-of-tho-CITY pooplo
who cannot como to mo for personal treatment. (WRITE TODAY) for
question blank anil full PARTICULARS. Enclose stamp, and montlon
this paper, My prices and terms aro roiiBonnble My cures aro POSITIVE and PERMANENT.
"Consult the Best, and Profit by 25 Years Practical Experience
The World's most 8clentlflo Hair tnd Scalp Specialist
•JmmU I** mi&* if m*an* tS oat SPECIAL FOREIOM DRAFTS and MONRY
ORDERS.   lamed without d*Uy at reasonable rates.
The above copy of a circular letter sent out by the Burns Detective
agency should pot union men on their guard against spies. „
Return C. M. O'Brien for the
Rocky Mountain Division and prove
your class Consciousness
Morrld, "
Ono nnod only 'compare the wtund-
nrd of education hot ween the average
worker who dovotos a part of his time
to Soclnllost party activities and tho
nvnmtrfi WirVnf vtin ilovnfr.«i ,01 ■-.» 1,t«
timo to purely economic organisation
activities to convince himself thnl;
participation In Socialist poltlcnl activity sorvea as a training school for
tho participators, not only to ncipwlnt
tha, latter with political economy, but
iiIho to optm Hut door lor thorn lo tho
modern sciences of our times,
Htrletly oconomlc activities liy tho,
workingmen are of such a nstun« Hint j
an education on a brand scale '.* not '
within their scope. |
Industrial activities absorb all tlm |
energy and time of the membership \
ol ww ucottotfkU. i>VK.>i.U*Ui>n in lu-
conflicts with the employ*™ wldch, of j
eoiirsa, Include tho discussion or:
trade tgtttm*ni» tad »hoa eoo-'Ition*.!
Pianoforte Tuition
Pupils propurod for Aciulomic Kxiiin'"uition
At rcA&oiifthlo tonn.s
Miss M. H. Williams, X.. A. Be
liox Ml
Ciwv of \V. V, William*
The Complete House Furnishers
of the Pass
Hardware Furniture
Wc will furnish your housn from collar to garret
nixi at bottom prices. Call, Writu, Phono or
Wire.     All   oitlers  given   prompt attention.
If you are aaUafietl tell othevH.   If not aatiaficil tell iw. :*H*^j»i**g*»^^
A Flash of
Is Just as likely to strike
the house of the uninsured
man as that of hia more prudent neighbor. No building
* is Immune.
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
Livery, Feed
and Sale Stables
First class Horset for Sale.
Buys Horses on Commlslon
George Barton Phone 78
When you can own
your own home?
We .have for sale
Lots in town and Lots
in subdivision in Coleman at all prices. We
can suit your income.
Call and see lis.
Realty Co.
Fire Insurance and
Oliver Typewriters
COLEMAN, Alberts.
Office In Cameron Dlock
All Work Guaranteed
Office: Johnstone and Falconer Block
(Abovo nionsdcll's Drug Rtoro)
Phono 121
Hours) 8.30 to 1 • 2 to 6.
Rcildonce: 21. Victoria Avenue.
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary, etc.
Offices: Eckstein Bulldlnjj,
Fernie, B.C.
A Call to Duty No Honest,
atiev Man Can Resist
Is Made by Allan J. Benson in Pearsons' Magazine
.      . ^. , __      .
We Socialists put it to you.as a common-sense aifirma^on that
your time can come now if you and all otliers like you will join in a
, political effort to make it come.
Any political partisan will make" you the same promise, but you
know, from sad experience, that their promises are worthless. . We
ask you to consider whether, our promises are worthless.
We promise you, for instance, that if you will give us power you
need never again want for work. If the people, through the government, owned the trusts and other great industries, why should anybody .ever again want for work? Thenceforward, the great plants
would always be open. No factory door would ever be closed so long
as there was a demand for the product of the factory. If the demand
for goods were greater than the capacity of the factories, the number
of factories would be increased. Nothing is simpler than to increase
the number of factories. Only men and materials are required. We
have an abundance of each.
But we promise you more. We promise you that, if you will give
us power, we will give you not only the continuous opportunity to
work, but we will give you continuous freedom from robbery. Again
nothing is simpler than to work without robbery. Airthat is necessary is to enable the worker to go to work without walking into anyone's clutches. No one can now go to work without, walking into
many men's clutches. When a man goes to work for the Steel Trust,
ho walks into the clutches of everybody who owns the stocks or the
bonds of the trust.' When a man goes to work for a railway company,
lie walks into the clutches of every person who owns the stocks or the
bonds of the railway company. In other words, the stock and bondholders of these institutions, by virtue of their control of the machinery involved, have it in their power to say whether the worker shall
work or not. Tliey say he shall not work unless they can make a
profit upon his labor. The worker cannot haggle too long because
he must labor or starve. Therefore, he comes to terms. He walks
into the clutches of; those who want to rob him- of part of what he
produces. He consents to work for a wage that represents only a
part of what he has produced. \
That is robbery. You may call it business, but it is robbery. If
robbery is anything, it is the taking of the property of another against
his will. The worker knows his wage is not all he earns. He resents
the fact that he must toil long and hard for a poor living, while his
employer lives in luxury without doing any useful labor. But the
worker has no alternative.   He must consent.   lie does consent.
.Under Socialism, there would be no such robbery, because goods
would not be produced for profit. Goods would be produced only because the people wanted them. Whatever the people wanted would
be produced. 0 " '   s    ,
■ Decent homes, for instance, would be produced. Millions ol"
people in the. great cities now live in houses that are deathtraps. .They
are not houses, in the sense that "country dwellers understand the
wprd,but dingy rooms, piled one upon another in great blocks.._Ljghi.
IcldoiiTenters some of them. Fresh.air can,hardly get into any of
them. The germs of tuberculosis abound." Tlie germs of other diseases swirl through the dust of the streets. The death-rate is abnormally high—particularly the death-rate of children. Yet, nothing
would' be simpler, if the profit-seeking capitalists were shorn of their
power, than to give every human being in this country a decent home
The best materiaXout.of which to make a house is cenitnt. or brick
Either is better than wood because wood botli rots and burns. .Ti ere
is practically no limit to the number'of cement and brick houses that
could be built in this country. Every State contains enough clay
and other materials to build enough houses to cover the whole country. If the five millions of men who have been out of work since' the
panic of 1907 could liave been employed at house-building, they themselves would not only have been' prosperous, but the American people
would have beeu housed as they had never been housed before. If
the two millions of men who are ahyays denied employment, even in
so-called "good" times, were continuously engaged in house-building
good houses would be so numerous that we should not know >\ h u to
do with them. v
The same facts apply to all other necessities of life. The nation
needs bread. Some are starving for it all the while. Yet what is
simpler than the furnishing of bread? We know how to grow wheat.
With the scientific knowledge that the government could devote to
wheat'growing, combined with the improved machinery that a rich
government could bring to bear upon the problem, the wheat production of the country could easily be multiplied by four. Little Holland
and little Belgium, with no better soil than our own, raise almost four
times as much wheat to the acre as we do. And, with wheat once
grown, nothing is more simple than to make it into flour. Probably
we already have enough milling machinery to make all the flour we
need.   If not, we could easily build four times as many mills.
Do you doubt any of these statements? How can you doubt
them ? We have the men. We have thc materials. The only trouble
is that they are kept apart. They are kept apart because a few men
control things and will not allow men and material to come together
unless that means a profit for the few men. We Socialists purpose
to put them together. If they were put together, how much longer
do you believe-the people would have to jshiver. in winter for lack of
woolen clothing?, There is no secret'about raising sheep. We have
vast areas -upon wliich we could raise more than Ave shall ever need.
Even a concern like the Woolen trust—the head of which has just
been indicted for conspiring to "plant" dynamite at Lawrence to
besmirch the strikers—even such a concern enables some of us to wear
woo] in the winter time. How many more do you believe would wear
wool if thc United States government were able to take, the place of
this concern as a manufacturer of woolen goods? Do you believe
anybody would be compelled to suffer from cold for lack of woolen
clothing? How can you so believe? Tlie government, if necessary,
could build four woolen mills for every one tliat exists. The government could not fail to.supply the people's needs. "And, with all goods
sold at cost, prices would be so low that the people could buy.
These, and many other possibilities, are entirely within your
reach. You can realize them now. Will you kindly tell me when
you expect to realize them by voting for tlie candidates of any other
party except the Socialist party? No .other party except the Socialist party proposes to put men and materials together. Every other
party except the Socialist party proposes lhat a small class of men
shall continue to own all of the great industrial machinery, while the
rest sliall continue to be robbed as the price of its use.   Every other
uipment and best  of
r eastern and western
Train leaves Fernie  12.43 p.m.
daily  except  Sunday for main
line connection at Rexford
"p"arry"excepf~tKe~Socialist party proposes that a small body of men
shall continue to graft off thc rest by ..wringing profits from them.
No party except the Socialist party puts'the people above profits.
Get power for your own class by
voting for C.  M.  O'Brien
Them Millionaires an' Me
Done in doggerel during the lucid moments of 0 Id Man Trouble
(Applicable in Alberta next Thursday).
My do's is gittin' shiny an' my slices is gitlin' thin;
My I'm co is gittin! poiikcd an' my bolt is ravin' in,
My family's gittin' bigger nn' my wife is giltin'
An' Iim," is gill in' .short for mo lo call the doctor
My poi-kot's gittin' empty nn' my job is gillin'
nl in-];,
Willi prices gittin' higher than iVr kcvoi-iiI centuries back;
But my head is gittin'dizzy, dm' my heart is gillin'
A-thinkin' 'bout, the. Hwath I'll cut upon election
Thorn millionaires thoy conies along hu' takes nie
fer a ride;
Sez they:   "Wn takes yer hand terday—nox'
weel*; wc takes yov hide."
I -sez:   "Excuno my cIo'h," sez I; but all Iheiii
Tliey M>zj   "A man's n mini terday, no matter
what ho wears."
We pole on along so I'ricndly-lilco, you'd lliinlc that
wo wuz brothers,
Elect imi dny in alius stu-li n diffniiit day from
"Who bo tlm proper eiinilidiiteH?"   I innkoM no
hold to nay;
They tnkn tlie pains to toll me nil tliey know--
election day.
It givoH n follor'a mind relief from things lhat
plague hia life,
Liko boiii' out o' wovn nu' bavin' sliirvin' kids
and wife.
We gits so patriotic then—them millionaires an' me
We often joins right in an' sings "My Country.
Tis ofThoo."
"Sweet Land of Liberty," sez I, "We love its'
rocks," K(;z they;
"Its woods an' Templed hills for us." tliey adds.
election day.
Then whon tho vole is counted an' we git a chance
to brag.
It's sweet to feol that'victory is porchin' on our
SomotimoK we gits a drink ov two nn' then we lifts
ii cheer
Thai shows tho,pooplo who is wim— one dny in
nl] the yoar.
Wo knows thoro's boon a butllo an' wo knows thai
wo lias won it,
Wo knows wo wived tho country-—if wo iliintio
how wo done it,
Tlm vintmy is mirs, so wo all goes home to pray
That nil of uh won't starve to deatli 'fore nox'
elect inn day.
*% ItZZ
Hut when 1 sinrls to tell the wife how glnrimis it ;
wuz, !
She only slnrts In grumble jesl Ibe way a woman
"We won," sczj,   "Won what.'" .so/, Mir. a-gittln'j
in n slow. !
"I saved the Slate," m7. 1 lo hor.    Sho only mv.
"Kel- who,'"
"It's .joNl liko tliis." I then explains.   " Twill ho
liko this," sez she. |
I wishl, my wife >vmlil nndoi-stiiiid them niilliiin '
aires an' mo.
Bar Unexcelled
All White Help
. Every tli ine'
Call in and
see us once
.     ,    '      ■■,■;■■ , I . .     -. ■..*■*.
i iiniiiHKo .,» M-ftfM   mo waoii i iiiHlom flint  iim?      | I wish hIio cuhki appreciate the jrnleniH' r v ty
town \ ' v;'s'1 B'u* i:,ni11' uppi-iioiaits thu tratcnuziif way.
Willi nil tlio mon tlmt owns tlio mills thoy talkn j   .Tliey coiiion around l<» common folks like nie-™
or Hhulliif down. 1 <.■     ■— Solionootadv Citizen.
Ft 0, taw* Alex. I, Pithr
■Pernlt, 9, C.
L.   H.   PUTNAM
flarrltttr. Solicitor*, NeUry Public, «Ui
mm oi Farm Laborers,
In the United Stales
Itfjicrti received from corronpon-
'lent? of Iho bureau of atMUtlcn of the
liupurtraeai of a-Rrlciilturo Indicate
that tho moncv wrs™ cf farm labor
<« !h<» rnll*a Htr.lcn iiNroanxl alwut
3.2 p<»r cent dt.rii.tf th<* ivmt year and
7 ptr cent during the putt «t*o yfcart.
ainrfl 1902 thi» Inert**** bat tw*«i
•bout 34 per cent.
Tho wine* of farm labor had an
upward tendency during llit tit-auto ot
.1,...       I       „ ,..  ,.,   I t ,   ,   '  .. .1 9
* '  * '■.-..♦■•.1.-...U       \l.lt        r,-*ih>*   , k^-^.V.*. ti-,   41
l>aak);*. thoy. wure almost; stationary
during tho eighties, and declluail from
1892 to IUI, alma' which ymr thoy
lmvo boon steadily tnndlair upward.
Wagca now, compared with tint avor-
am ot wagfli during tho oljthtlci, ar«
about r>3 por cent, higher; -compared
with tho tow year of 1WM. warm'am
now about 6!> per cent hlfiher,
Th* curront average rato of farm
vftSM in the Vnttid State* whon
beard In included,* Is. by the. month,
120Si; by the day, oth-Jf thun barren,
fil.14; al harvMt. 11.64. Wh*n hoard
li not Included, tbo rate I*, by tbo
; ,   mj)   i,w*u   '■*„>,(■ , viiu*,(   Hl.'lll
harvimt, JUT; by tho day, at hamm,
Wanes vary widely In dlfforant hoc
tioim of the jTnitod 8tat<*s, For In-
aiattco th« monthly rato without
board la $r.*5.f.o In Xevad.i, ffJLSo In
Montana, ami I'.l.Wi In Idaho; $17,10
In South CJirolliifi. $10 In 'MlunlMlppi,
and $1i»,f.ft in Alabama,
Electric Restorer for Men
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».s* *i,l MUM*   IVnrt*iM*4t*«y»«J illMtni
<-»«otii i.ti'.fl HI tat*.' rh***ptt««*A| will
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"..iw.MaU'f.   i'   .itm.
U(m)|)imi<mI iuhIw how
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Through train to Chicago-
connection all  steamship lines
Agent Fernie, B.C.
Phone 161       P. O. Box 305
John A* McDonald
Special Representative
Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada
Singer Sewing Machine
$2.00 per month
Thone 120 BLAIRMORE Box 22
Grand Union Hotel
Best of Accommodation
We cater to the working-man's trade
G. A, CLAIR :-: Proprietor
Stephen L. Humble
Dealer  in
Hardware, Steves & Ranges
Fancy Goods and Stationery .
Steam Heated Throughout
Electric Lighted
J. L. GATF.S, Proprietor
Fernie, B. C.
The  Leading Commercial Hotel o'f the City
Rates $2.50 ptr day
With Private Bath -$3.00
Fire Proof Sample
Rooms in Connection
Why Don't  You  Take *\
A  Good  Spring Tonic  \
Ycni ni'i'il it- -KvM'yboily ni-cils li-Wn all mul u HiirliiK blow!
t'loaiiHur, ni'iv»> lonlr. ami hrai'-fi', When .vou net up in tli<> inonilim,
11 rod, lazy ;tl tin- bri'iilidirti laiih1 un iipjiulito lur iimil ul your dally
work no iiiiilililiui or ability- -iioiIiImk nccoiniillnlii'il all day hut yawn
and alralt'li~-yiiur nynloiii iiwiIk lirarliic, your mitvi-ii m-nl m'IHIhk:
jour (-iioriili'H iii'id ri'diiimrui'tliuf. I.i I uh iiliuw you tlie 1h>s( H|niu*K
toiilcH for all iwi* it ii ii under all t'nmlltlnuH, I he Mud Hint will cIciiiiho
jour blouil—j'oHtoi«• >«iiir aii|i<*liii* tn.•< <• ynii up nl\o you di'Hln> ami
ahillty for work, play or si miy - a tri-aiim-iit in i-vi-ry roapix't. tlmt will
Ki i'p you well and linpp)  all Siiuumr.
onioiNAL-i ne/i
ru/.u'Tui' oo'l
Joints Art-omilM (i|»i-iifii in 1fiii nitiiii' of two nr nmii; |io|'hohk, endi
fmvjiifj the jM'ivili'Ki' of iiui!iiji),r wiilnlniwnls uv ili-posits over lin-ir
owfi Kitfntitim'-"n most*.eonvMiii'iit iiiTiiiig<'it!f*it iu-iwi'i'ii iimiiiiIhii'k uf
jn family, or botwwn jiarlnw.K in an iifK-orfioriitiil Imisino-iv,
(Toronto 2".lrd Jiumary, 1JIKJ. ! ■IhmktiiI MittuniiT.
' Hend T*/^ D/"t ATTT/^    Brai!t!ifi.fltid coiinection-p
OfllCe * ^ *^^ IN  1 U ihroughout C*ti**i*
*.. V. MAnxiNWU). >l :inaa«.T. FKUXIK, H.C.
Ledger Advs, Bring Results '^■J^/^j^S^S^JS^lSt^^
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?£■. year in ".iivauce. An excsllent advertising
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A-.ldvo"? all coniK.i.mcations to The District Ledger.
ii. P. NERWICH, Editor.
Telsphoi:e No. 48. Post Office Box No. 380
In what way, lir. Clerk or lir. Office Han, do
you belong to the capitalist class or the employers'
class?   You are not a capitalist.   You are not an j
employer. „ You are not. even your own-master,    if
You are an employee, or at bc4 a little boss-- !|
a sort of po-between between tbe muster and tlie
wajjo earner.   Your ei-oi.omie interests are abso-
Letters to the Editor
Tlie Kditordoes nol uceessirily ni-ipiio-'-c in ilio views cMiru-wort by corrospouclenu, and
-•   ,   , (lop.siiollioMliim-uUrcfciioifeili.ta for Mime.   -'
The Ei'll'v; of tl"'? n'evking class ia a terrible
power, Tlu.r.-d:.y, thisi power cf the ballot will be
used to drive a sashing-, jjtraiglit-arm blow. THE
TIIK result of tbo poll in the Reeky Mountain
Riding should demonstrate to ths workers
that on tho political field no subterfuge is iieeeas-
ary. Tlie propaganda disseminated by Charlie,
O'Brien since lu: bus been representing that constituency in Hdmoiiton will bear good fruit on the
17th, The strength of the Socialist party in Ihis
particular field of endeavor was ably presented by
the New York Call in an editorial during the last
campaign in the Tinted States, as follows:
''.Socialism needs no assistance from campaign
lying, exaggerated claims or suggestions of the certainty of electing- our candidates, and thus influencing the minds of the voters, as it is called. These
tactics cannot aid Socialism, and thai is ir.oinly
why they are not used. AVe arc the oue parly that
can a [ford to tell tlie TRI'TII KVBN DICING AN
ELECTION, when men's minds are vacillating, ex-
cited and susceptible lo suggestion. It is a necessity and we do noo seek to make a virtue out of it.
These tactics we can leave to the others. 'We havo
insisted over and over again that they are all essentially the same, and can succeed ONLY J* Y Till-":
A good deal of educational work must be done
to ensure in the future that 0. II. O'Brien will have
other really (.•lass-conscious supporters behind him
in the legislative halls of tbe province of Alberta.
During  election -campaigns is  Ibe  time Mo  make
lately identical with tlie working class.
It is true that you went a white shirt, and a
stiff collar when you go io work, but we are right
when we say that on ihe a\erage you are no bettor
i.I'l' today than the mechanic—in fact, your wages
are not ^qual to that of the plumber or the machinist. . .    .
Did you ever think about your own condition?
What are your chances in life? 'What business'
have you. lir. Clerk, to gel married ami start a family under ihe present economic conditions? What
futuiv cau you offer to the girl who is foolish
enough to become your wife.' And if you are
married, how do you expect to bring up and edu-
'■atc your children?
Hememiier, yon are expected to dress decently
and "show a good front." because you are a clerk
ain't your employer wants you to look respectable.
How can you do it on your aalarv of .+1S weekly
and have enough left to pay the. rent and buy some-
lhing to eat"?
.Mr. Clerk and lir. Office Man, you-belong to
tlie great class of wage earners, although employers
call your wages a salary.
You need help even more than the union men,
whom you despise, but whose positions are safer
than yours—thanks to their union, The Socialist
party, which is going to emancipate the wage slaves
is also going to fight your battle.
Think this over from now until election day.
Think it over before you cast your vote next. Thursday.
That is all Ave ever ask of the working class".
\Yo don't ask for your votes. AVe ask you to think,
because wc know that when you do you will cast
your vote to emancipate your own class.
Tfe.ctivc propaganda, and  Ihosi-, who undeisti'
iin i
Every vote for the Socialist party is a vote
against the present iniquitous stab: of affairs.   It
takes a lot. of courage to cast such votes, but wc
lmvo'Ihe men who can do it* and who dare do it.'
Every cole is a threat of overlunt'   AYe do not
hesitaTe to say that we intend to overturn present
i conditions, and to revolutionize office-holding. But
| ihis work must be done by the Socialists, tbey must
■face the problem and they must work for its solu-
i f:oii.    Otherwise we' shall  beat  around  the same
.treadmill that we are in at present, and shall be,
; fi;reed to submit to the same indignities as at pres
enile, B.C., 8tli April, 1013.
To the Editor,
District Ledger,
Dcur Sir: f
In re ply. to the footnote which Secretary Carter had at the end of my
report in lost week's issue; I wish to
put tho facts as tliey really are before
the readers of the Ledger.
Secretary Carter had iu his possession my letter for two days before going to press. He looked over it and
corrected one mistake, wliich he said
I had made. 1 rectified this, not because I thought it was wrong but to
comply with his statement as regards
the meeting at Frank. On being asked at various times in conversation if
there was anything in the report thnt
was not correct lie .made no answer.
Therefore, if there Is any mistake in
that letter the onus is on Mr. A. J.
Carter, but anyone reading the footnote will understand that it was only
a trick to keep the readers of the
Ledger in the dark, and his answer
in the Fernie meeting I think' will
convince all those who heard him.
"Whatever the slight" mistake is which
he wishes to convey to the readers
as lies does not alter the fact that
the Board really gave Pres. Stubbs
full power over the editor of the Ledger. To try and belittle me in the
eyes of the Sub-District which I represent is mean and contemptible on his
part, to say the least. I hope the
readers of the Ledger will be very
guarded about accepting a statement
without an explanation.
Yours truly,
(Signed)    J. W. GRAY.
„ Sub-District Board Member.
investigating into the various circulars-which'have been circulated thru'-
out the Distiiet with regard to the action of our District officers. I would,
however, liave appreciated it very
much if pcton had been deferred by
the membership of our-organization
until thc provincial election was over
can come around on measuring day
and pay any price he liked for yardage. If you-looked good, to him or a
kind of a sucker he will treat you
pretty white,; if not, he would pay you
half yardage, or anything he liked
and if you kicked against it I guess
you know the pass -word. There is
another point where a union comes ra
and that is by having a good Socialist
local,> Before wc organized tho U. 'AI.
W. of A. we' couldn't gel over a dozen
men to come to the Socialist hall, but
now we have over a hundred mem-,
bers and from fifty to sixty attending
the "economic classes, and in the pool
room and on the streets you can hear
and then determined what our policy
is aud what it is going to be without Lthe boys discussing constantly and in
■   Fernie, B.C., I Oth April, 1013.
To tho Editor,
District Ledger,
Dear Sir:
As I am aware that you have not
control of thc. Ledger, so that we are
at the mercy of this fellow called
Stubbs to allow anything to go in it,
and the chances are if anything is
sent in that is true if this fellow does
not liko it then it will not go in. As
we have been the means of educating
these fellows and ,they then use this
organization for a  stepping stone to
llie political power in their hands.    Thev niiisi ire!
right after it themselves, strong iu Ihe slronsrlh mi01' olho1" °PP°»cnts ^ not count.   AYe must, stand
the  International .Movement  of which tlie K'ockv
'.Mountain Hiding is but one of the outposts.
Look at il from 'whatever (liici-lioii you wi*!
th ; -Socialist, parly is tlie red pepper in the politi.-n!
p<>!.   The old parlies have thoir cyos on each.other
icy have their eyes on (lie Socialisl party
of the time.
Phe amount   oC social  leirn
at linn's: t
isbitioii passed nnd
carried into force in the next few yenrs will depend
largely upon the size and strength of llie Socialist
vote and influence in our legislative hulls.
The only way to make your vote eouni, is to
cast.it for tho straight Socialist ticket
Incidentally, it will menu that you are willing
<o end the whole arrangement of wage labor„mid
ciip-titl profit; the system whereby labor does the
work and capital reaps thc benefito,
Do you want to make your .vote count?
The only wny to do so is to vote the straight
Socialist ticket.
Mark your l.'i.l:!; I'n!: y,\iy. Then watch the
daily papers.
Voting is done in Tine day.    The results of the
vol ing are iiiniiilVsi  for the next  :W."> t\'\y:i.    The
i-npilalists are willing to spend niillions of dollars
they havo stolen from the workers for the purpose
of keeping control  of the power (if goveri.incut.
This power is nu expression of economic conditions
nnd  the coinploleness with which  the capilalisls
control  it  demonstrates how complete their economic might, is also.   Capitalists fight bitterly any
attempt; on tho part of the workers lo get nn increase in wages or better factory conditions.   They
fight with equal bitterness any attempt on tho part
of the workers to get polilienl power--nay, they
resist this with even greater bitterness because tbey
realize tbat through political control tbey can more
successfully battle against any attempt on tbe part
of the workers to improve their condition.
The workers are at present sovereign citizens
for one day, one day only, and most of them deliberately waste their dominion. Tbey throw away
their votes by casting them for capitalism and then
1li« sovereign British voter steps down from his
throne and it is occupied for the rest of the year
by Din capitalists.
During the Tartar invasion of Murope, it is related that such wiih the terror inspired liy them thai
the native people were prostrate with terror, A
Tartar horseman, meeting twelve armed natives,
commanded thein lo kneel, and tremblingly thoy
did so,   Then he calmly proceeded lo behead them,
Well, Unit* is what is done every election day
not, io Iwclvi! men but to millions, In abject, terror of the name of the eoni|iieror and in abysmal
ignorance of their own overwhelming a lid irrcHisti-
liln might, Ihey kneel, nnd, though they nre not deprived of their heads, they are deprived of their
VOK'K, .
Hut this has it sei|in.|iee. InduKti'iiil nnin!-.>:•
follows,from it. The Hlntislies of those killed in
I heir iiltemptN lo earn bread are iippnUing, Vei
tliey do not tell llie story.
I'lveiy baby Hint dies from luck of fond or be*
«-iiii'i" of impure food iH a vielim of capitalism,
J'.vnry consumptive who dies because of biek
<>l pure food. kiiiihIiiiio and pure air is u victim of j O'Brien.
capitalism, [..■■"   _
Kvery bnmiin l»«ing who is driven by str<>ss of j       The (London) Land National\w (land miMou
competition lo the street, the insane asylum or tlmUli/alion   by purchase), Mnreh.—1-Yom Lord .Mav
on our'own feet and be able to bc free men. We
are not such today if wc listen to the foolishness
of the anarchists or the others who are opposed to
n real working class program.
I*, ciiiioiin,, ,ii.,\y, n,.H  „n ,7?nftntin„ „-;n ,,i.„- ' ent.    Wc niwsl.nsu'our polilienl power.    We must [set, something higher so soon as there
'• use it for ourselves.    The counsels of the, anarchists] a,'e a few i)lums thrmvn ont to them,
so now whether you want to keep this
fellow Stubbs or nol it is easily seen
that he won't slay with you so soon
as there is something larger than
plums, such as a watermelon or a
whale, so I think it is madness to keep
this "Moses" any longer.
However, he has done the Socialist
movement a great injustice and has
put this district In combat one against
the other, and has caused tho public
to laugh at us. And this Stubbs is
laughing at, us that ho has got a fow
oi die soft easy follows induced by
his per.-iuajsive tongue, as he claims he
brought us out of tho "house of bond-,
age," but I think he will leave us
drown in the Red Sea or tho fools'
sea. So I would advise you all to put
him on tlio run as ho will be sure to
loavo tho first opportunity ho gets, as
lie Ih figuring for himself, As.for poor
old Carter, I suppose he will stay with
uh so long as wo have a mind to keep
him. As I am not a Socialist, but am
class-conscious and know whore I
como In and also know whoro tlio line
Is drawn, wo will Just see now If thoy
will allow this to go In our own paper.
If not, thon I think It would bo wise
for StubbB and Carter to buy out the
Lodger so thoy have a blggor control
and alBo finance It thomsolvon,
If a man Ih a Liberal or whatovor
lm may bo It Is nil right, but n turn-,
eoat. I hnvo no use for,
Yours trulj1,
(Signed)   A. SNOW.
dictation from our Executive, fully
realizing the policy,of our' organization and the autonomy the members
have in enacting laws for Use best interest of every one concerned.
Unfortunately, this wise policy has
not been given tho least consideration
by the membership who participated
in the drafting of resolutions'and condemnations, although I do personally
admit that tho membership have received sufficient annoyance to draft
or tako drastic action on any subject,
especially those which confront* them
at thc present time.
Through having tho privilege of attending this meeting at Passburg, I
was in a position to air my views on
the situation and as far as J, myself,
am concerned, I believe, that, as a
member of the organization, I should
endeavor to do everything possible
within my power in order to create
harmony and peace within our ranks
at this particular time, because in condemning one or more of our fellow-
workers, whether traitor or not, wc
are only supplying capital to the Conservatives and Liberals (Siftons and
1 believe that a large majority of
thc mine workers of this district, if
the proposition were fully explained
to them, would not have taken the action which they did. As you all are
aware, the Liberal press (Sifton) will
not promulgate anything that is inimical to Premier Sifton. but on the
other hand, the Conservatives (Bordens) are perusing the action of
the mine workers as their policy for ' a better government, regardless of the policy of either of the
above parties. The working man cannot expect laws, conditions, etc., being
enacted for his benefit, so, therefore,
it's a case of necessity that the workers must elect class-conscious men
from their own ranks to represent
them and I hope that the working-
men of this constituency will appreciate this opportunity on the 17th of
this month; because when wo receive
dope every day, consequently we.be-
■-ujuc-uiog^^Lcii—\> iL"iL— u-jpt;;—J. ull—in-::
representatives of the capitalist class
that you are going to vote for yourselves. '
At the close of the meeting Passburg Local Union contributed ihe sum
of *?2;"i towards tho cainpnlg-i expenses
of Comrade O'Brien.
Yours in the -scrap,
variably "capital.;'
New, in conclusion, I would like to
put a few names of men that are scabbing here. James and Wm. Cornwell,
Chorley, Lancashire; Alf. Pickup, Lancashire. The following are known in
the Crows Nest Pass: John and Mike
Krali, Norman 1-luby, John Tyson, and
a  man named Wagstaffo.
1 remain yours in the fi^ht,   ,  '
JERRY,   Bankhead-
6,000 members.    (2)
Trained Midwife and Maternity Nurse
McPherson Ave., rir. G.N. Depot
Ads, Classified-Cent a Word
SEE! It's Coming! Spring! Someone will want those lots in Cedar Valley.   Better see Evans about them.
An eminent scieutiEt,,tho other-day, -.
gave his opinion ihat tho pjost won-,
derful discovery of:recent years v.aa
the, discovery    of    Zain-Iliik.      J:;sl
think! As soon as a. single thiii layur -
of Zam-Buk is applied to a wov-u.J or
a sore, such injury is insured a:-Vii^.=t
blood   poison!     Not  one  speeids   of
microbe has been found that £<>m-I3uk"
do9s not kill!
Then agr.in. As soon as Sam-B'ji'.
h> s;:pIJi.d',lo a wore, ov-a cut, or tc-
skin (lit-T-o--, it stops ths snvinii:?-;-.
■l.hat ia why'children are such friends
of Zam-Bu-k. Tfcey care nothing for-
lha sK'Senco of the-thing. All they
know is lhau Z-nin-Buk • stops their
pain. Mothers rhould never forget
ri:; '. '
- Asaln. As socn as Zam-Buk 'i;j ap-
itll'.O. to a wound or to > a 'diseased
ra;r, iho cells bencai'.i the skln'h.sur-
'.:,'i. ;ve up -stixr.lated that 'nc*
tii alt hy tissue is 'slickly formed. This
i'o::i.b'S of fresh' healthy ii<j-n;e fver,'
tn'\*"i'iis 7j,..,■'-.-!'v':'_ I'ecret.of hc.iH: g.
'!"*.'.<• t..v..ic- il'-u foiii.eil is worked alio llie Riirfacg and literally ousts oil
-^o dl«sop!!?d ilfii-uo above K. This i'
-,v)iv Ki'in-i-iv.K cu"v.ji aro rerumneiit.
■'.■;.!y the- o'lsv Oay .*rr. '..l.^isli, oi
i*'l Ocloriraicr Ave., Montrwl. called
■i-.v;r. tho Zar,}.P,uk Co. aud lold-thcm
shut for over twouty-ilvo years he
hud been a martyr lo or.romn. Ilhi
h::,u18 v/are :if one time so covered
vi'i- .■•-.'vs that ha aad lo sleep Jn
ck .■::. l\v.:r yeirs a,-ro Zp.ili-Buk was
'.::: firtiacd to 1'i.ni, a'r.d "in a fc\?
:!;c-*l;ii.; it cured him. To-day—over
three ?e.Hi\; alter his euro of a disease
he Jiad ter tv/er.iy-flvo yeais—ho Is
rii1! cures?, rail Iips hid no traco ol
aiiy rclavj: of the eczema!
All crugeiais sell Zam-Buk at BOc.
hov, cr wo will Eend free trirl box 11
you f-.end this advertisement and a lc.
stamp (to pay return postage). 'Ad-
diesD Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.
SHAOK AND LOT—One block 8!),
Fernie Annex. Apply on premises, H.
Noble. 32-3
FOR SALE CHEAP—Two lots in
Athbasca Landing. Apply Box 25,
Coal Creek. 33tfn
FOR SALE—2-room shack on quarter acre of land. Apply to J. Char-
"nock, West Fernie. 29-6
Mr. "WorlcintjTr..T:i, sri yon not yot convinced
which party 19 your pirty 7 Those capitalist political particH mnl:n loml rlnhni just at oloction times
of being your friend, "Iln Trlond of labor." Rut
botwoon elections tho Soainlist party is busy helping you, Mr, WorUinjjmnn, to fight off tho bayonets nnd policemen's elnbi of tho executive forces
you have put in power, netuvpn oloctions the Socialist party is. busy helping yon■ (jot .thoro ltroiul
from the bosses who control tho*o political parties.
Now, why not help matters nlotu? noxt Thursday
by voting,for Charlio QTrien. Thero is only one
way to lUKiomplisli this: Vot'i y.awv own parly
tident, tlio Soclnllst
If thero is ono day in Iln y>y,i wh»n■'■ v.-mjjo
earners shovild bo union men, hi ejilritrm well xs in
letter, it is on,election dny. '\Y!nt U Uio uso of
your labor day parados, your trn-lei and libor
councils, your trades congresses, \m]m j-ou^nnd
together.at the ballot box? "Why iln itiii.vi m*»i .ml,
demand theii* ballots boar iho union l.V'i, t\i w.*|I
ns their hats and their boots'?   Vch fer Churlon
pri-snii js a vieiiiii ol ea|iit)ili,s)ii,
Y-early i^ii'i'ii are tiiillioiui of litem,
Tlini'^ljiy, if yon vole any ticket except  I hut
mf tin- worjiiiiuf 1'ln.sH, the KoeiuliKt tieUel, you an'
voting for Jlie reign of murder, and you are kici'l-
:nj' to lie beheaded.
ley's speech, on .faniiary .'JOlh, in tlio House of Lords
"One might as well talk to* tlio House of Lords
nlioiil land a is talk to a butcher about Lent." This
is much too good to be lost in tlio unfathomable
bogs of Hansard, as wo think Mr. Balfour once
dertcribed it.
'.< iiiiii a iii;,ii who can't get a jab takes n buck-
11 ■  |cl of iimi I'miii a niilrond company IlVn crime, Inil
A word lo you proletarian with a "stiff white! when n railrmiil niiiipuny that won'ladopl safety
foHar"—-a word to the cleric, the bookkeeper and' appliances,tiikcu ihe bi'onth of lil'o from eighteen
Ihe office mnn in ffoncrnl.n
pafiXt'iigciN it's nn jiff of Ond.™l'llck.
Fornlo, II,C, 1HU April, 101R,
To tho Editor,
District Lodger,
Denr Sir:
In reply to the letter of A. Snow,
In which ho Invlotlvely nttnokH the In-
tORi'lty of tlio ofifleorH of District 18,
I merely wish to stnto Hint It Ih only
nn example of wlint some of our ino>ii>
hern nre elnmorlng to ho publlulipd In
llie Official Ormm of llie Mine Work
oi'fl'of tills. District,
I wonder whom Hro, Snow refers
to ns "Soft, Ensy Fellows."
Hhould the columns of the Y,od|?or
ho itBod to reflect on the members'
Intelligence find Integrity? Mon who,
iiotwIfliHlnnrlliiff Tiro. Snow's opinion,
nro ns sincere nnd honest In tliolr
• .,..* .I,.,..,.::   .I.i   Jit-   i.i.
"1 <lr> nol."brwr-vfr; donlre In jrn Inin
Um mnttor nny further nt this time,
but with merely to stnte thnt the
mnmbors will Imve nn opportunity to
dccl'Ho for tliemnolvoB whether there
iim  foiv" ..r,.i|t>,io   r*-,,.  iv;,,   /.,--.„i-m>.i,m
bio Riur upon their ebnrneterfl ns men,
nnd more cspeclnlly ns niemfiers of a
Tiriulen Union Organization."    .„
Soe'y, niHirlct 1MJ.M.W. of A.
Fernie Co-opei'Ative Society. Make
applicatiin early, stating experience
and wages required, to Secretary, box
514, Fernie. 34
INCUBATOR— Chatham Incubator
and Brooder, complete, holds 120 eggs.
Also S hot-bed frames, G* x 4. John
Jlcl-auchlin." 32-3
COAL mining rights of the Pomin-
lon, ln Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, tho Yukon Territory, the North
Went Territories and in a portion of
the Province of British Columbia, may
be leased for a term of twenty-one
years at an annual rental of $1 an acre.
Not more than 2.5G0 acres wil be leased
to one applicant.
■■     ■"    tli
FOR SALE—Six roomed "concrete
block house, double walls, large fireplace, full basement, fireproof. Apply 11. Minton, District Ledger.   32-52
PmishurK, Alia  "tb April, 'IH
Killtcr, Lf,i!i;»T,     ■'■■
..■•.ir..Slr: ■
\ Brf'I.t xioivjA mMlnn of Piuwburu
I^cnS TTnlnn wm h<*W ftnn-dny nftor-
nr:ii In Slornl; Inil tor the purpnui' of
'Cumberland, April 3, J 013
Dear Editor:—
I nm writing those remarks iu tho
hope that you will publish a fow Incidents In regard to the industrial dispute nt Cumberland, nnd to lot the
readers of tho Ledger know how both
strikers and scabs aro trentod neru.
It seems to mo thnt men who have
novor followed the business of strlko
breaking think that by scnbblng they
will got good wagos and not much
work, but find out nftor giving It n
trlnl that they tire only tools Tor tho
muster class, nnd used to bont tho
memboi'B of their own class. But,
when the company thnt hires thorn for
strlko-bronklng purposes lmvo had the
full uso ot them, olther by the strlko
being broken or quitting on thoir own
accord, thoy find that tli© company
has no hotter fooling for them than
what thoy havo for tho mon that havo
tlio courage to fight for bettor wagon
and hotter conditions, Tako for Instance, tho following Illustration. A
bunch of men who havo boon working
unfair nt No..8.shaft, quit work thro'
being troubled by a guilty conscience.
Thoy wont to the tlmokoopor for their
timo which ho made out but the super-
Intonilont, rofused to sign, so that
mount thnt thoy had to go without
their money or go bnck to work, (What
about.Intimidation?). Tbey enmo to
town nnd told tho ehlof-of.police of
tlio Incident, I lo referred thorn to Mr,
Looklmrt, tho mnnngeiv I might stato
hero thnt theso men, KiW'-mo their
nnmos, So, scobs liownro! Furthermore, the police do nil thoy cnn to
got tlio men who nroshlppod up liora
to go to .work, and to try to stop no
from peaceful picketing by threatening us with arrest, Wo havo an Un.ll.
nn-policeman hero end lie mudo1 a remark to theso men who had been
shipped: horo and whom two of-the
boys lind hnd a ■ conversation withn
'•-.Viiiit hiwo Uiem boon saying to you?" he naked, and advised
them to go to work, but we wore successful In getting thom back ngatn.
Now lotiipf the workers object to
bimig called igniinim, but wo hnvo n
sample bore. When wo approaches
two mon who nre senbhln^ nml nskeil
them their reasons for doing so, thoy
snid that some men from the Inland
woro scabbing at Kenton and thoy
w<>re scnbblng here for revenge. OouH
yon find ranker Ignornnco In darken
Well, I would llko to sny a fow words
nbout having the tl.M.W. of A. -nslab-
Hslicd. The pooplo In organised dl*.
trlctH ilon't realise the dlsndvHiitnirK
of th<» mon In unortf-miwi r-amps. !t !
In* nhnivH brf>n Iwri* thn* Dm p|» hnan '
FOR SALE—S. C. White Leghorns'
Eggs for sale, $J .50 per .15. Also ri.
C. White Leghorn liens, ?1.50 each.
Ed. C. Smith, Wardner, B.C.       32-ltp
LOST—A Sorrel-colored pony, wt,
about SOO lbs., white face and one hind
foot. ?20 reward. Branded on ■ left
shoulder ^ Fred Hutchinson, Michel, B. C. 32G
\> i
PIGS FOR SALE—Farrowed first
week in March. Price ? 10.00 each, T.
V. P. pedigree furnished. Ship April
20th. Harry Anderson, Birchbnnk, B.
C."" 32-Gtnp
standard bred stock. White Rock^,
Flshel's strain, White Orpingtons,
Whlto Wyandottos, $2.50 por setting.
Aylesbury duck oggs, $10,50 por 100.
Mammoth Toulouse goose eggs, GO
conts,   Mrs. Davies, Fornle Annox.332
FOR SALE—Frame house, on stone
foundation, full basement, 11 rooms,
4 could bo sublet, entirely separate.
Easy terms. Bargain for quick stale.
Worth your Investigation. Apply H.
Minton, District Lodger. 32104
proporty in this rapidly growing city,
write, wire, or phono JOHN P. MITCHELL, Box 2C2, Medicine lint, tho
City of Opportunity, 32-ttnp
FOR SALTS—U. S. Phonographs,
any stylo cablnot, Also good selection
of two-mlnuto and four-mlnuto un-
broakablo records to fit any cylinder
phonograph. Apply Wm. •■ Burton,
Agent Singer Sowing Machljio, City,
' ' 82-atp
Application for a lease must be made
by the applicant in person to the
Agent or Hub-Agent of the district ln
wblch Mi ■ rights applied for are situated.
Iu surveyed-territory the land must be
iluMjriiii'ii uy m-cu-uus, or legal sub-divisions of sections, and in unsurveved
u-iTltory the tract applied for shall' be
staked out by the applicant himself.
Each aplieatlon must be accompanied
by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if
the rights applied for are not available,
but not otherwise. A roval ty shall be
paid on the merchantable output of the
mine at the rate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined an dpay.tlic royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights aro not being ■ operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year, . •
The lease will include the coal mis-lng
rights only, but Uio lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available
surface rights may be considered ne-
eessar-y—i or— tlie—fl"urldntj—ot-theTni neat thu rate of $10.00 an acre.- •       ,  ,
For full information application
should he made to tho Socretnrv of the
Department of the Interior, Ottawa, otto any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.
"W. W. Oory.
Deputy  -Minister of tlie tntorln:',
N.R—Unauthorized publication of this
advertisement  will  not  be uald  for.
Mammoth TcuVyno gcoso, exhibited
cneo in Or.-i.Tr'.o, r.nlr Inst Autumn
won flrsi. n.,'3i nt tlio rnlo of fiOo
ench. RlcViJan Ll'it'.orcups, tho brood
that lnya blr; wli'.to eggs with a record
of three kv.'.!:?.l In uno year, Thoy
aro In tv elnn by themselves.'.'„ a few
Bottingfl nt ?I.C) for thirteen. Fred
rollotlor, F:rr.b, It, C„ Elcr; 1022,   ,11.4
When Misfortune
SAVR your monoy while
you can. You cannot
proparo for tho future too
soon. The position you
nro, now holding mny bo
suddenly mul unexpectedly lost, A flro, accldont
or. failure may drive your
employer out of business,
Ro preproil for sudden
misfortunes by fortifying
yourHoir >vlth a bank account, Tho mnn who can
deny himself a tow pious-
uros now will bo nnjbylng
mnny In the yours to como.
One dollar will open n
savings account with this
bnnk and Interest nt tho
highest current rate will
be ■credited seml-nnnnnlly.
M0$Slt   __^j_i   gssesiH     jjkk    ^ ^L
A pore, wholesome, reliable Grape
Cream of Tartar Baking Powder.
Improves the flavor and adds to
the healthfulness of the food.
- is
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• We doubt tho -.sincerity of the feelings that arc 'prompting some'Hosmer merchants to. bail out and appeal
'  the case of the man who got the three,
months., To be candid it looks to us
like an effort to "obtain notoriety and
• business amongst the Russian element
A green light was .stolen from tho
Odd Fellows hall last week. No doubl"
the culprit considered himself green
enough with out having any green reflections cast on him.
We  learn  on  good  authority  that
, it very lucrative employment agency
has been run in connection with the
coke-ovens. It's marvellous how low
some people can get. They should
hand the dough to him with one hand
■and punch him with the other.
The Hosmer Canadian Rifle association held their annual meeting hist
Wednesday for the purpose of electing officers and putting things in
■shape for the coming season. Officers
were elected as follows: . Captain,
Dr. Nay; first lieut., T. J. Brown; 2d
lieut., J. Grant; sec'y-treas., H.
Brooks; range officer, A. Willington;
„ executive committee, Messrs. McTag-
gart, Linton, and Ayre.   It is understood-that a first class range and apparatus is.to be installed.
" In discussing Bellevue Local's circular calling for a special convention
to consider the increases granted .to
' our district officers, the following motion was made and carried at our regular meeting Sunday:    "That, owing
to the slippery method by which these
increases' were   made   constitutional
and the part Bellevue's delegate, along
with the majority of the delegates to
':the convention took in the matter, we
treat- Bellevue's resolution as a joke
iuul that same be received and filed."
It js  persistently rumored  around
Hosmer that John Edward Grant is
-contemplating    matrimony.        Some
' lucky Eastern damsel, no doubt.
No smoking allowed, east of the C.
P.R. track.   Not so much kicking boys
look at the money you save.
The return fare to Lethbridge for
the May day celebration is to be ?3<75,
■•a- price which should ensure a crowd
 _f COmJUosm er ,—	
John P. Morgan reluctantly admits
that he can't come back and has
settled down to the life of a staid
and portly old gentleman. '*
This should appeal to your reason.
Sheep shearing time is at hand. The
worker is fleeced at all times of the
year. Get on the voters list and'help
to stop it. We intend to how straight
to the line, let the chips fall where
they may.
There was a slight wreck "on the
mine track this week. -
Sir. William Fisher, .who lniu been
confined to his home with an'attack
of rheumatism for the past month, is
now able to get around again.
■Mr. and .Mrs. Deufreign left camp
for Spokane on Sunday.   They will' be
returiiing in a few days.
,  Mr. William Grafton was removed
j from the Southern hotel to the hospi-
The   Miners'    Strike
West  Virginia
All players wishing to plav for Hos- j'f. f°r h^^ ^ *««*•   »e- is
v *       ». 'rim1!'*" wpn
er football club this year will please !    '.     .., 7 ,     ,
Matheson,  who  has  been
This ap-
notify the secretary at once
lilies r.o out-of-town players.
Quite a number of candidates were
up  for their miners  papers  at  last {
Monday's sitting of the board.   It's a j
case of call again with a few. !
Hosmer Local at a meeting held on
Sunday last endorsed the action of
Board Member Gray, who also received a vote of confidence.
For I don't like so many changes
Kour times in my life a loader I have
And four.times more something else
in between.
J. Redpath was the victim of a peculiar accident Thursday night in coming towards the washhouse. He was
upset by a couple of dogs and had his
knee cap put out.
♦0**-»^«>* ♦♦*4****'**»'*»*
Constable Gorman arrived in Hosmer from Port Arthur with two prisoners who were wanted on a charge
of obtaining goods under false pretences.
A follow in Hosmer can't even tako
his girl to Fernio but they have to
meet him on returning and sling rice
about. They must bo expecting a
wedding, "Danny,"
For hypocrisy, Hosmor tnkes-the
biscuit. Our tradesmen bore tumble
over themselves to ball a fellow out,
and they're groat on attending funerals. Possibly It helps ont n whole lot
In business.   Bah!
The Spring-like weather'we are enjoying at present is giving the garden-'
ers up here a chance to make Coal
Creek the garden city of the west.
We anticipate ke-en rivalry.
Another .batch of new arrivals came
in this week.   Coal Creek is booming.
In our eulogies of the ability displayed by the agents of the McLean
Publishing company lart week we in-
advertently left out one little incident.
One of the office staff, thinking he
had eluded the vigilant eyes of -the
ladies, was really surprised when a
voice said to-him: "Say! young fel- j p
low, I guess we have chased you .j.
around enough for your dollar." Xuff
sed.       ' o
Tbe ardour of some of our young
b!c£fds was somewhat dampened, when
one individual proffered to buy some
Mr.   Mat
a resident of Bellevue for somo timo,
moved away to Coleman on Monday.
Mr. Matheson has secured a position
at Coleman.
The dance under the auspices of
the Bachelors' Forward Movement, in
the Finnish hall on Friday night was
poorly patronized, only about twenty-
five couple being present. Coleman
orchestra furnished the music.
Mr. Albert Halsworth is now occupying the house vacated by Mr. Matheson. k
The Rev. Watkins Jones of Coleman was in camp on Sunday and held
a service in the Methodist church.
Mrs. E. Bridge, who has been confined to her bed is able to be about
Comrade C. M. O'Brien is going to
be here on tlie 13th of the month for
a meeting   Don't forget to hear him.
P. Ryziuk    $1.00
1 v
P. Roshka 	
G.   Semotiuk   	
X. 'Danysh 	
F. Mokry  	
G. Zavada 	
X. Stefanec       1.00
J.  Kitler       ].00
B. Budnyk     1.00.
M.   Fleychuk «     l.ocf
1".  Tranchuk    75
Th.  Babeshko • 50
raged through the hills of West Virginia. Cn the one hand stands the
monster Greed, cruel, hrutal and inhuman, bnt cowardly, too cowardly
to expose their own corrupt hnd
over fed carcasses to danger, so they
depend on their hirelings to do their
murderous work for them.      Ou  the
  [other  side'wero  the minors,  robbed
(Tbe Charleston Labor Argus)       j ai,tl oppressed beyond their power of
Xo    fundamental    wrong    can    be j ""durance    by   the   brutalities,    out-
righted   by   repression.      Time   has
are supposed to be plentiful, I desire : be published in the labor papers wheu
contemplating !Lh;s rouble is nettled.
iSljineu)    ,101!N McALLISTKR
Sce'y-Troas. Ditl. 2S, U.M.W.A. '
to   warn   any   person
such a visit, that such
not exist. I
There has been a strike on at these |
places for the last, seven months and !
We are informed that Wm. Watkins
an oid-;i:ii«;r of Conl I'roi.-k, is in the
there will no surcease of this struggle |
until such time as tl.e operators will
meet  the  men   in   conference  and  a
limned this immortal truth upon .the
canvas of history. Organized force
may for a time stifle the bitter cry for
greed, but that imperative craving
for life will.again find voice. Rome
felt secure after lining her highways
with the massacred victims but the
echo of her crime was heard in the
thundering mobs at her gates.   Kng-
rnges and oppression of the monster
Greed. The minors wore forced as a
last resort to take up arms to protect their lives and the lives of their
families from this monster that has
preyed upon their lives and fattened
upon.the tender flesh o[ thoir young,
drinking their blood in their sparkling wines and crystallizing the.'r
tears nto sparkling diamonds to wear
hoipin-.l at ^iH-no-vboiv, Nicola Val-
Jley. It appears he .-of, caught be-
j twvo.s a \io*,t nnd ;-. trip of cars on the
! main slop" of a !.,ine where he was
satisfactory settlement arranged be- j fire-boss. Jiis injuries arc in the
tween the company and the men. i small of the back and a so vero twist
We kindly ask all workingmen to re-Jof the ri'^iit pelvis, and these extern-
frain from coming to these places, and I al il!J;ll':'-J X.cd tho way for other
not to be misguided by what is seen !::h'nMl -'-»blcs such as pneumonia,
in the dally press or thc circulars
which are being sent out by the em
ployment  agencies.   Due  notice  will
quickly Bters cou'*h,»*
the throat and luni.'S.
cures  cul:ls.
ni  heals
H5 ci-nls.
land,   France,   Germany,  Russia—all i°n Uloir P»nS>" fingers and to decorate
Stefanec    s><>
Kovnlyshyn 50
Osadchuk       1.03
Xykorak •     1.50
Wynnychuk    50
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■lee-crcTirn'roT'oirS^T^hejuvenile Tios-
tonians, and in return received a slap t
in the face.   Well, Freddy and Jimmy }    WATCH CHARLIE ROMP HOME
can tell you all about it. i 	
It is a pity, the companies ,ippc:ir-j- Int. Board Member Rees of Fernie
ing at the Grand periodically.cannot | is in town today,
run a special train back for thc con- ] James Cardie, well known ihrough-
vciiient." if the Coal Creel' people [out the mining districts of the Pass,
It Is rather too far to walk home, as j arrived in town tho other evening,
somo of the Creel-rites had to do Mon-i He has beon working in Pocahontas
day and Tuesday. ] for the last year or so, and reports
the countries of Europe—have sent
a long procession of proletarian agitators to the scaffold and the dungeons through the land. France was
taught a lesson, in a. whirlwind of
blood, that Justice never perches on
the point of the bayonet. This nation writhed In the agonies of fratri
cidal strife because it had nol.
learned this lesson. Though pr<--icV
er and priest profaned the. word of
Holy Writ and .desecrated the House
of. God to sanctify the curse of slavery, they had lo yield to the DeJiei
of Justice. Though Chief Justice Taney lent the weight of the naMDU's
highest court to triple-rivet the
chains upon the black man's limbs,
Justice struck them off with the red
sword of war.
Can our "statesmen" not learn this
lesson? Are1 they deaf to the worldwide cry for bread? Are they oblivious to the tears of women and the'
wail of unfed children? Don't our
masters know that every bite they
eat and every stitch they wear comes
from the robbery and suffering of the
workers? And what do they give the
workers in return? Sneers and contempt, insult and bayonets, bullets
and* bull-pens. AVhen the workers
ask for bread they get bullets."" These":
Idind block-heads of government
know no argument but force—no
weapons but thugs and the militia.
Try Justice? . Oh, no, JhaLJiuthcUast.
thing in thc world. The rulers shun
.Justice as though,she is a leper, And
well they'may, for her sword is
meant for them. These governmental
parasites will do anything but get off
the backs of the workers. • There they
sit like a lot of leeches sucking the
the fronts of their pusley stomachs
While all this goes on in West Vir-;
ginia, Gov. Glasscock fiddles llk'i
Nero whilo the people of the state
suffer and bleed. Our legislators are
gpcndlng their time at the people's
expense in drunken debaucheries and
grafting off of the candidates for
United States Senator. Theso condi-'
tions are absolutely unnecessary. If
your county and state offcials would
only do their sworn duty according
to their oath of office all of this
bloodshed could have been averted.
Instead of prostituing themselves .to
the "Invisible Government" and catering to this monster, had our public officials used their power of office in enforcing the law and upholding the constitution of the state
and nation, the citizens of this commonwealth would not have been
forced to take up arms in their own
defense. The state and county officials are responsible for all this
bloodshed. Through their criminal
neglect of duty they are guilty of
murder, they are responsible for the
damnable conditions that have disgraced the name of the state of Wesl
Virginia. Xow let them bear the
blame and ignominy of their own
AVe cany a full lino of
Red Feather & Tartan Canned Goods
Prices Right
Satisfaction guaranteed or money back
Phone 103        :\- Frank, Alta.
Don't forget to try Easton's
When yon want
Alex. Eas-fcon, Prop.
TM3MWgi(.-3a3«iaiu.B]l. rmrxrm*^",!*, frf^rfSSCZ
As alluring advertisements have
been inserted in' tho newspapers in
various parts of the country, offering
special inducements for workingmen
to come to the cities of Cumberland
and Ladysmith where wqrk and wages
Billiard and
Pool ] Parlor
Two Billiard Tables
Three Pool Tables
Bowling Alley
Hairdressing  N
J. Graham, ?m.
Teddy Partridge and Billy Adams
Have left for fields and pastures new,
bul will return in tho sweet subsequent.
The mass meeting held in Pernio
lust Sunday, was attended by n large
contingent of Creekites.
Tho teamsters would greatly -appreciate a crossing ovor the track' running to the new prospect, as several
what might havo boon serious accidents have been miraculously avortcd.
Tho Crows Nest Trading storo team
mot with an accldont on Tuosdny nf-
ternoon, going over tho bank close to
tho rock-out. Fortunately no one was
The football fraternity are anxiously looking forward to the snow clearing away bo that they can get busy.
Warlat Thomas has arrived back In
camp from Passburg, whoro he Ikib
been spending a few wooku vacation
to recuperate his strength.
Joe tinvasl, employed at No, 1 South
mine, had his leg crushed on Tuesday
morning, through bolng caught between the buffer of two cars. Tho
unfortunate follow was convoyed to
Pernio by special train.
.Too Fnrren, employed In No, 3 mine,
had his toe crushed on Monday afternoon. •
life-blopd  of the men,
children who toll.
women    and
Dry Goods
Ladies' and Gonts' Furnishings
LiulioN' nml flunllomotiH'
JiootH and SIiooh
Children's Clotliiu-g nud
Honf« ntul Sbnnn
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brisk times in that camp. There Is
n rumor current to the effect that our
friend James contemplates a honeymoon trip in connection with his recent visit. You hnvo our best wishes,
There will bo a dance given in Union hall at Hillcrest, April 21, undor
the auspices of U. M. W. Local.
Keen Interest is displayed In 1-1111-
crest those days relative to tho results of the forthcoming election. Lively discussions nnd oratory tilts aro
the order.of tho day.
George Redel from Tabor Is In town
Tho mino will be idle for a couple
of days owing to the lato accident,
The football team is fixing up the
grounds and making active preparations for an early season's sport. Bvui
now the elusive pigskin can be seen
till long after dark, tipped from many
n light, fantastic toe.
Some of our prominent young Indies
aro wearing an everyday smile ou a
result of rocont negotiations whoreby
engagement rings woro tho chief factors concerned, Spring time Is ring
time, and wo hope to hear the poallng
of tho wedding bolls In tho near future
A Socialist mooting was hold In the
Union hall on Sunday .last, Mr. Wm..
Howard and Mr, PonrHon wore the
principal speakers. Tho hall was
crowded to tho doors nnd tho address
given by Mr, ■ Howard loft a lusting
Impression on the pooplo of Mlllcrost,
Mr, Howard cortalnly displays groat
IntoroHl In tho cuubo which ho ohihiuh-
A conservative meeting wns held
hero Inst weok nt which we understand Mr, Putnnlh of Jiliilrmoro ex-
proHsnd hl« desire to meet Mr, O'Urleii
nt tho Socialist mooting to bo hold In
Xo, neither tho militia, the Governor nor tho courts possess the wizard's power to convert robbery into
justice. Tho Governor may proclaim
martial law, the militia may fill the
penitentiaries with Its victims and tho
courts may lend legal sanction to the
wrong, but wrong it will remain, You
may drive the slaves back 'to tho
mines today, but tomorrow you will
hoar their voices again, All they ask
Is Justice—the right to form mutual
soclotles for self-presorvntlon, Tho
operators have this right, why not
give it to the miners? Tho miner
soils tho most snored of nil commodities—human labor powor —human
life. Why not lot him protect It? Ho
has babies to feed nnd a fireside to
maintain, You masters nro living at
his oxponse, and why not glvo him a
modicum of Justice?
No, gontlcmon, force will not solve
this problem. Your brutality might
havo dono bettor in a darker ago, It
will not do ln this lato day of world's
history. Industrial feudalism must
go. You gontlomon aro tho cIubsIc
product of a privately owned earth.
To you tho spirit of democracy Is unknown. Your nefarious BciiomoB of
exploitation have loft you no time to
look nbout you. You still curso the
nation by your Intolloctunl medievalism. It will lw a happy day for tho
pooplo when thoy rid you of power.
Civil War In West Virginia
For tho last few days civil war has
P. V. WHELAN, Manager.
Rates $2.00 and up
Hot and Cold Water
Electric Lighted
Steam Heated.
'Phone In every room.
Sample Rooms on Main
Business Street,
full of new '.roods seleeled
of liie  value llicy  show.
*' union women uiul union
■ 11io use of union men nnd
llicir fjiniilies.
Meal Tickets, $7.00
Special Ratea by the week and
the month and to Theatrical partita.   Try our
Special Sunday
The finest of Wlnea, Llquora
and Cigars aerved by competent
and obliging wine clerks.
Slater Shoes', $4,00 to $7.00.
1'nion  Mule—None Heller
King- of the Road Overalls $100
1'nion  Mudo—None Holler
Oarliartts' Overalls and Gloves
1'nion .Mnde in un eiylil-lioiir i';it*-
loi'.v.—iVone Heller
lni'K-i'si slock of weitriiif,' .ippu-
j'or women, children nnd nien.
Hiiyinf? (roods only for our own
eonsuiiiplioii, Wo Hliy No  Dope,
AH goods sold of the purest <|iuiii-
ty nnd sold under guarantee.
Robin Hood and Five Rose3 Flour
Per 98 lbs $3.50
Fines!   Ciiiwidhiii  ('lurse,. ,20c 11).
Swift's Premium Hums find Hneon
The finest butter in thc world
• from the rich pastures of New
Zealand 2 lbs,, 75c
.Alliei'lii pivcrnnu'iil eiv.'imer,- butter mnde in Cjinmhi, new-iiuido
builer will follow ns soon os New
Xenliiiid    builer   is   c.\!uius!ed.
Co-ojieriilive Slnre sole .'ijfonls ;a
Coleman. '  „
Union Ten packed in the Kimlcnb
of Ceylon.     I'liokajr/s half lb
nnd one lb,   .'I Hi. tins.
Per lb. '.Joe nnd 4."ic.
Nothing butler at tiny priee.
Keep the Money In Coleman
International Hoard ■Mombor' Davo
Heen wna In camp on TueHiIny on
Mr, II, 11, Cani|iholl, the Consorva-1 tllllerout on Sunday next, tho 13th.
tlve iiominoo"for tho Kooky .Mountain | -— ;	
division wua In camp and adilroaHod
the minora last week In the FlniilHh
hall. There was a Rood crowd to hoar
him, M. W, ■Ohnppell wim thn-rhn'v-
man and artor a fow oponliiK remarks
culleil on Sir. Carter of illalrmoro for
Some of our Exclusive; Agencies
Onrliiivlt Working
Suivh ami viiovrs
Penbody Working
Suits nnd Gloves
If. H. K. SIiirtN and Gloves
Penmen\s ]Ioho (Ladies',
flenl.s' nnd OhiWren's)
luvietiiH Sinter Shops,
(Ladies', Genu" & aiiMrun'it)
liruiiilon Shoes for Men
C. C. Legrnn Corsets
To'okcV Outing Shirts
Fit-Heform nnd Art Clothing
Wo ftJJow 10 por (tent off for
cMh on all goodi.
a Bhort spetich, iuul nftor ho wiih thru'
Mr, Campl)',!! was introduced. Thoro
wua good order throughout the meet-
lion't lowol to got on tlm votoi-H
lid. Only a fnw days npw before
Vaster Willie Cousins met with an
acciih nt nn Monday while pltiyiiw
with fn'no boyu;Ho had his fingers
Jwirtly erush-Pd, Inning ono of ht« ftaff'T
nulls. Tho doctor fixed him up nnd
he went honv.
The regular uuotlng of Local 4"!
was held on Sunday Inst nnd it wa«
a lively one.
The Infant baby boy of Mr. and Mr*
Cnnibrrlimd, RO
IMItor, District L.odffor,
Fernie, H.C.
Dear Sir:
Mnv   ?-!   M"
locnl Union Xo. 2200, Mist. 28, U.
M,\V, o»;A., wIhIich to liiinonncothro'
Iho column* of your rmv>er *'1n dfnMt
•il mother IJeimifil Farmer, a former
resident of ■Pernle, resulting from
Through hl'i death, I.ouU Tulon N'o.
mm loses im untlrliiR nml s-nlotis
worker In the ramie of labor jiRuhust
tlvit Mnou-.i tuoiuU-r "l.'aj.U,illnin."
The respect and esteem which tho
'ubi',: vwliu'd Iuul i,,i' th" il«-f.HmtJ-"it
brother, wns shorn at.iho funeral by
over 610 "mine v,'or)i(-h and frien'!»
Jolnlnjr In tho funeral proecHKlon.
Thl» wan tho Inr-gest funeral ever wit-
Large Airy Rooms &
Good Board
Ross & Mackay lm
wtkH^isxd^at. -^..-H£i*sJm^M*HfJitui
Tell Him He Cm be Cured In
Three D.iyi.
Wllllanv NVrfnn died on fhwdur nnd' n-esw-d In Ctwilicrhnrt,
wim' httrloti'nt'''Vittnlinrff rfittotnry on ■ JAME3 SiUTU.
Monday. : nw. Rm.
T»i«" Neil lrt**\m**rit at the
Neal Institute Will Quickly fie-
itore Him lo Self-M-MUry.
Tho Noal Institutes
CriinbrooV, B.C.
Box 325. *  ftiftft* 271
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Stylish Young Fellows
The ntiixterl'ul nI.vIok of IIobbeHiii Made to Meh.
Niire'Clollu'M iijijieul in th- "Wtylinli YuuiikTYIJow','
' ns no oilier kinds can, Tlnit; is ji.m.yIo .without
"i'reitldiieSK" I'll, nnd ijiinlily I but murk llie neiucr
us li well dressed yuiniji niiiii. And they cost no
more thun the commoner sorl.
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ot an una cwmm
Our Qhno notw|.W io {Jwjjujgjn
V!ro 81:ots frorr. C3.00 to ?C.OO
'Mine Shoes irout$2.i5toStt.OO
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Workingmen Be Union
en at the Ballot Box
Applicable Next Thursday in Alberta
By M. Barancw
Did you ever hear ot a boss coming voluntarily to his shop or factory and
declaring to his "hands" that he was going to raise the wages and shorten
the working hours? Surely, you have not. This has not happened since
bosses and workers existed in this world. And as long as the" capitalist
system exists, such thiugs will not happen. '   ,
It is against the nature of the boss to give. But under certain circumstances he ls sometimes compelled to submit When the workers grumble
for a long time and kick and revolt, the boss begins to 9uspect that they
are not ordinary cattle, but human beings. And when they organize themselves into a strong union and threaten to strike, or actually go on strike,
he then becomes almost convinced that they are not mere animals, but real
men and women. And then—when he has ho chance of getting enough
scabs—ho promises the rebels that he will, in time, gradually, grant their
How should the workers accept such promises?   If they are themselves
big fools, or thoir leaders are big scoundrels, they go to the boss, hurrah
- under his windows, thank him wilh tears in their eyes for his promises!,
break up the union and wait patiently, until the boss begins to make good
his promises.
And what does the good boss do? He looks at his workers and wonders
how could he ever think that they were not mere working animals. Surely,
thoy are only working animals. Aud with animals you need not make any
great ceremony. For animals a little hay is enough. Thus, he does not
see why he should even begin to make good his promises. And, being logical,
he acts accordingly.
Now, imagine that the workers are not mere unthinking animals, but real
sensible men and women. How do they act when the boss makes tlie good
promises? Thoy become more persistent. Oh, they say, the dog got scared.
He begins to get a little milder. Good, Jet us still more strengthen our union,
let us continue the fight with more energy, then he will be compelled to grant
our demands Immediately. If not all of our demands, at least the more important ones And when they act that way they win the strike and the boss
becomes convinced that, these "darned tramps" are not mere working cattle,
but real, sensible men and women.
Did'you ever hear that Congress or a State Legislature on a fine morning
suddenly passed several radical laws for the benefit of the working class?
Surely, you havo not heard of such a thing. -This has not happened since
the present order of things existed. And as long as those who are bossing
the shops and factories, also boss Congress and the Legislatures, such things
will not happen.
It is against the nature of a capitalist Congress or Legislature to do
anything for the benefit of the workers. But under' certain circumstances
it is sometimes compelled to comply with the demands of the workers!
When the workers grumble for a long time," and kick and revolt, then our
statesmen become suspicious that the workers are not mere animals; the
workers organize an independent political party and begin to vote every
election day for their own candidates, then the politicians become almost
convinced that the workers are not mere voting animals, but real, sensible
citizens. And the politicians begin to promise the revolters that in time,
gradually, they will pass laws enacting the necessary reforms. .
How should the workers accept such promises? If tho workers are big
fools, or their leaders are great scoundrels, or musty reactionaries, they
march to the suddenly changed politicians, hurrah at their meetings, and
talistic statesmen become really convinced that the "darned tramps" are not
mere voting machines, but sensible class-conscious citizens.        t,
Why have we not heard during the last two or three years of reforms for
the workers in Congress or in the State Legislatures? Because it is against
the nature' of the capitalist lawmakers to do anything for the workers. But
under certain circumstances they wore compelled to do something for the
workers When the workers began to grumble, to kick and make trouble,
then our statesmen like Roosevelt, Bryan, Sulzer, etc., became suspicious
that the workers are perhaps not mere voting cattle, but sensible citizens.
And when the workers organize an independent political party—the Socialist
party—and began to vote for their own candidates in great numbers, the
politicians became almost convinced that the workers were not mere voting
cattle but citizens with real common sense. Then these politicians declared
themselves progressive, oven radical statesmen, and began to make promises
In their platforms, that in time, gradually, they would pass laws to satisfy
thoso kickers and revolters.
How should tho workers accept these promises from Roosevelt, Wilson,
Oscar Strauss ahd the other freshly, baked workers' "friends", and social
reformers? If the workers themselves are big fools (or "practical" Idiots),
or their leaders are musty reactlonales like Gompers, or crazy creatures, or
parlor Socialists, they will feel moved by the goodness of those statesmen;
they will march and enthusiastically applaud them at their meetings, will
leave their own party, will move with all their "principles" to the Progressive
or Democratic party, will vote for Roosevelt, Straus 01^ Wilson, and then
begin to wait patiently for the promised reforms.
And what will the goody-goody statesmen do? They will look upon the
workers and wonder, how could they even come to think that these workers
are not mere animals, but real, human beings. And with cattle you need
make no ceremony. Mere cattle can do without reforms. For them a little
hay is enough. Thus, they will not see any necessity even to begin to fulfill
their promises, and being logical, they will act accordingly.
But Imagine, Brother Worker, (with a little strain we can imagine this),
that you are not a mere voting animal, but a real sensible citizen. How*
will you act under those circumstances? Darn it. You will become mow
Oh, you will say, they got scared, these fakers. They became progressive.
Good! Let us strengthen the Socialist party. Let us continue with more
energy our independent political fight. Let us see that the Socialist candidates poll this" year at least twice as many votes as four years ago. Then
they—the capitalist statesmen—will become very radical. Then they will
immediately grant all our demands. If not all, at least the most important
ones. And then they will remain convinced that the'"darned,tramps" are not
mere cattle, but real sensible class-conscious citizens. Ah, we would not let
them return to their old black habits. They will be compelled to become
more red with time.
Is this not clear enough for you? Have you any objections against it?
Why do you act one way in the shop or factory and altogether different at
the ballot-box? Why do you act in a class-conscious manner at the strike
and like a herd of sheep on election day? The enemy Is the same here*)
and there, and your tactics should also be the same at both places. No
promises are good here and there. No deserters from your class, from your
union, from your party. Always together, always in the same ranks, always
under the same banner. Let the little storekeeper or middle class intellectual
dance their own dance, let them run after their demagogue, they have nothing
to lose, for them it is a kind of sport, but for you it is a question .of life-
Translated from the Yiddish by A. A. K., in the New York Call.
thank them with tears in their eyes for thdr~goort—promrs~es~and"liegk(ct
their union, that is,, their own political party. They vote for these suddenly
changed politicians and then begin to wait patiently for the .promised reforms.
And what do these statesmen do, these newly baked reformers? They
look at the workers and wonder how they could ever think that the workers are not more voting animals; surely they aro. And with animals you
need not make any great ceremony. For 11101-0 animals a little hay is enough.
So they don't see why thoy should even begin to keep their promises, and
being, logical, they act accordingly.
Now, imagine that these workers) are not moro animals, but sensible
citizens. How do they act when these politicians suddenly become good
hearted and promise to do everything for the workers—In time, gradually?
Darn it, they become more stubborn. Oil, they say, theso political clogs got
scared. They are becoming progressive. Good! Lot us strengthen still
moro our own party; loi us continue our Independent political fight, Then
thoy will—these polltjclaus—become very radical and will immediately comply with our demands, if not all, at. least the more Iniportnnt ones, And when
the workers are acting thi.s way, they gel. what they demand, nnd tho capl-
C. M. O'Brien stands for your inter-
—-—ests;=Give-him-your-vote :—
Authorized Capital, $100,000
Eckstein Bldg., Fernie
4 Per Gent. Allowed on Deposit Subject to Cheque
A small boy wanted to go( to the
circus. The admission to the only
seats left was elghteenpence, and tho
boy possessed hut a shilling.
"Eighteen into twelve will not go,"
he mused; and it seemed probable,
therefore, that he could not attain his
wish. Ordinary lads would have given
up the idea, or postered their friends
and relatives for the extra sixpence,
or, most probably, have crept underneath  the tent nnd  ceen what thoy
could between the leg3 of the audience and the .hoofs of the horses.
This was no ordinary lad, however,
and he knew a more excellent way.
He went and pawned his shilling for
tenpence. Then he found another
small boy to whom he showed the
voucher setting forth tho fact that a
shilling had been pawned,, and offered to sell It for elghtpence. Boy
number two "caught on" and purchased, whereupon boy number one
with his elghteenpence wont In triumph to the circus. What llie othor
boy snid when ho got to the pawnbrokers, history dees not relate.
What a Trust Company Does
Savings Department—The Company receives deposits subject.
to cheque paying 4 per cent, interest on average monthly balance.
Loans—The Company makes loans on real estate, stocks, bonds,
debentures and other securities and discounts agreements for sale.
Wills, Management of Estates, etc,—The Company acts as executor initios, wills, undertakes the management of estates and acts
as assignee. -     ■     .
Real Estate and Insurance—The Company handles real estate
of high class nature only and insurance in all its branches.
Why We Deserve Support—We will use our capital and de-
deposits ior the development of thc Crows Nest Pass.
We will not send money to the East or New York for investment.
We will extend to -the small depositor as liberal and couteous
treatment as the man of large interests,
We will extend to all as liberal treatment as is in accordance
with conservative management. ' .     .
We will at all times be accessible for reliable advice on investments. " """ "   _ "■■','
. We are here to stay and wo will, circulate our money so as to
"improve IbcalconllitionsT
Deposits of $1.00 and upward received subject to cheque
Oflice Hours:   Daily, 9 am. until 5 p.m.   Saturdays, 9 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Managing- Director
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One Ni|£lit Only-Tties. Apr. 15
The Ever Joyous Comic Opera, in Three Acts, with Mr. Henry C. Moseley in
And a Convincing Chorus, Which Sings Sweetly and Dances Delightfully
"The Beggar Prince" Is a Real Comic Opera, Not a Musical Comedy
My Bumurui Giii
ihe Vintupre Time
Gunnia   "'
Legend of the Mascot
hpocny-hiooryj Una.
ilv.i.ting Chorus
Hail to Ihe Prince
Wtec Men in AH Ages
Don't Couie too Wear
My Dreams
BocgicOOgic Man
V/hen I Behold
Conchinfif Chovvfi
ACT tl
Tim Rob't Z. Ue
All of thun number! positively
What a Charming Display
lung at tha performance
•• Tlio Heggar IVineo', Keylor Grand Theatre, last
night, kept thohimHelaughing continually, which is more
than .some more pretentious aggregations do" Walla
Walla Union, Jan. 20, 11)13,
Prices - - 50c, T5c, $1
Seat Sale at SUDDABY'S
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. When in Spokane   see   Dr. Mary
Swartz, Specialist in Female Troubles.
Expert  confinement    cases;    good
aome for patients.
Di. Mary Swartz
Galena Blk.,, Room 5, Post and Riverside, Spokane, Wash.
The Hotel
One of the
C. J. ECKSTORM      Prop.
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~ Clean Rooms, Best of
Food and every
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THOS". DUNCAN    Passburg
P, Carosella
Wholesale Uquor Dealer
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes
Gents' Furnishings
H 0 TE L
* r
convenience n
Meals that taste liko
mother used to cook
Best in the Pass
Jos, Grafton, Proprietor.
pAfi— LIMITED-—     «
Beware of
ISold on the
Merits of
A. McDougall, filgt
Manufacturers bf and Dealers in all kinds of Rough
and Dressed Lumber
Send us jour orders
Fernie Hotel
Best Commercial House
in the Pass
.. Excellent Cuisine
Fernie Cigar Store
aiid Hairdrasslng Parlor
Billiards and Pool
Lunch Counter
Ben Wallace  -   Mgr.
Liquor Co.
Wholosalo Dealers in
Mail Orders receive
prompt attention
List of Locals District 18
nnnldii'iid  V. Wlientley, llnnkliend, Altn.
Ilnaver Crook  I).  Kom p. Itenvcr Crcfik. via I'lnrher.
Iiollowo , Jnmos ltiirhn, Uox KO, nollevuo Altn.
21(13   THnlrmoro ,..,,.,,..., W. I., Kvnns, Jllalrmoro, Alta.
*.'i:.'4.'. ,,,...,, J,   ..'c.iif..i.i,^. iiMimiB, Ai.*.
Cnrbon-dali)........... J. Mitch nil, Cnrboiiilnto, Colomnn, AUa.
-■Cnnmoro...  N. D."Tlincliult, Cnnmoro, Altn.
iFor our Foreign Brothers
. La eampagne politique entre les ouvriers et capitalistes de 1'Alberta a commencec dans un serieux reel. Nous .demandons a present
aux eleeteurs de considerer qui les representera a la chaiubrc legislative d'Edmonton. Les capitalistes presentcnt a votre consideration un ou deux qui ont ete ehoisis pour repr'esenter leurs inlerets—
"W. B. Powell ou Campbell.- C. M. O'Brien, dont le travail est polities ouvriers, vous dcmiindc s'il rie vous a pas servi veritablement et
fidelement a la chambre legislative pendant les quatre dernieres an-
nees.   Voter pour O'Brien c'est voter pour votre propre interet.
' Dans la division du "Rocky Mountain" nous ne trouvons aucun
capitalistes, seulement leurs representants—les managors, avocuts.
marchands, docteurs, et autres homines dc profession. De leui's
rangs les capitalistes en choisissent un qui, ils pensent, peut bafouer
les ouvriers en votant pour le maintient de ce plaisant systemo d'exploitation. II y a, cependant, des membres dela classe ouvrieiv qui
ont vendu leur savoir pour le benefice de la classe capital isle, on
scront recompenses pour "services rendus." D'aillcurs, tournez-
vous vers les capitalistes, ils sont payes,' et qui pensez-vous vont-ils
vraisemblablement servir? N'est-cc pas extraordinairement el air,
et allez-vous voter pour le parti capitaliste? Surement pas.
Comme Licbknecht dit:
"Pour notrc parti et pour'les taetiques de notre parti il n'y'a
qu'une seiile base valide; la base de I'effort de la classe. hors 'duqucl
est sorti le parti Democratique-Social. hors duquel sculcment on peut
y retirer la force necessairc pour porter un defi a ehaque tempete et
a cbacun de ses ennemis. Les fondateurs du parti—Marx, Engcls, et
Lassalle—fircnt sentir aux ouvriers la nccessite du caractere de classe
dc,notre mouvement siprof'ondement que nieme jusqu'a des epoques
recentes il n'y avait pas de deviations considerables.ou des ecarte-
ments de voie.
jusqu'en 1893 on ne parla jamais en public de la possibility o.i
de la convenance de prendre part aux elections legislatives Prussi-
smics. Au commencenient, des 1880s, la cooperation de la Democrat-
ic-Sociale avec politiques fut appuyee dans un proi'ond silence par
les Democrates de^Pranefort dans le but de gagner un Socialiste H;
un representant Democrate pour Francfort au pouvoir legislatif;
mais la proposition fut dcclinee. anssi dans un profond silence, sans
qu'aucuii bruit ne se repande. Ce qui tpurna la proposition fut cette
consideration, e'est-a-dire: que le caractere de classe du parti serait
affaibili par une alliance de ce genre; et que 1'avantage, de gagner
un representant serait plus que enleve par le desavantage d'une alliance (tans une election legislative avec un parti pour lequel nous
sommes forces de hitter a 1'election du Reichstag. L'importance
dim siege au pouvoir legislatif Prussian ne fut meprisee de person ne.
Jlais on regard a comme plus important, que les representants du parti
alliance avec des partis qui pourraient avoir momentairement un interet commun avec nous, mais qui dans leur structure politique nous
sonthostiles et nous resteront hostilcs d'une maniere permenente.
"Nous ne devrions pas provoquer, mais nous de devrions pas non
plus sonner l'alarme et nbus egarer par la crainte en. prenant une
voie qui ne s'accorde pas avec les principles, la nature et I'hotuunir
do notre parti.
"Nous ne devrions pas provoquer, mais nous ne devrions pas non
pratiques, mais nous sommes le seul parti pratique, pratique dans, le
sens de raisonnable. Ceux, settlement qui reconnaisseht les lois or-
ganiques du dcyeloppement et systomatiquement luttent en harmonic
avec elles afin d'attcindrc un but definit, ceux-la sont pratiques. Et
voila comment nous travaillons. Nos'adversaires ne connaisscnt pas
ces lois on s'ils les reeonnaisscnt, ils eherchent a les eourber ou les
C. M. O'Brien n etc cssaye et trouve qu'il nc laissent rien a de-
siror, A ehaque opportunite il s'efforcia, travailla et comhattit pour
vous. Qui peut oublier son fameux discours de sept lieures sur, la
censure du governement a-propos de 1'explosion de Bellevue? Mon-
tres a vos mnitres qui'ils ne peuvent pas vous bafouer en cssnyant de
voua glisscr un hoinmo lequel, ils dosirent vous fnire eroire, peut servir deux mnitres. No le croycz pas. L'impposible n'a pas encove
ete accompli ot un membro du Parliament, loyal a votre cause pout
etrc place dans cetto categoric. VOTEZ POUR VOTRE PROPRE
The strike is s:ii: on ar.d tho 'slrug-
gle is still on. The judicial authorities in their zealous devotion to the
mine' owners in order to crush the
strike have'reached the summit. .On
March 13th, nine strikers were arrested and charged with assaulting J five
strike breakers from the Hollinger
mine. These nine men were kept in
custody at Timmlns until March 28th,
when the trial was to be held.
Now let us see what occurred when
the time for trial came and the interested parties appeared at the "capitalist" bar of justice, and see how that
justice is administered in Porcupine.
The trial comenced at one o'clock on
March '28th, and what do we hear,
Magistrate Torrence says that the men
are to be tried, not'for assault, which
was the charge placed against them,
but for taking part in an unlawful assembly. Counsel for defense and all
who'were present were astonished;
the accusation was for assault and
immediately when court opened the
charge was changed. Counsel for the
defense arose and protested' that he
had prepared, to defend his clients on
the charge that had been placed
against them. • Protests, however,
did not avail, that was the way the
powers that he wanted it and that was
the way it had to be.
The trial began and the evidence
showed, that no crime had been committed by-accused men brought before" the court, showed that innocent
men were kept weeks in custody. The
magistrate was forced to acquit the
following: ..Petchett, John Cassidy,
Alex. Gauthier and Joe Roberts, A.
Hollowell was let go by paying the
court costs, John Skinner, Chris Kipp
and Frank Cowers were held to appear before a judge and jury in Sudbury on April 2Gth; they would not
take any chance on Magistrate Torrence' ideas of justice.
The mine owners demand that some
of the strikers must go to prison and
that the Miners Union must be put to
expense defending its members in the
courts, hut we feel satisfied that the
trials of these men will show that attempts are being made to railroad innocent men to prison. It is a crime
to go on strike without giving the
masters sufficient notice so that they
can import strike-breakers and thus
not lose any profits. The courts are
"depenSeirmTTo-''tleliver the goods,"
for the mine owners.
The three men to be tried are charged with being members of an unlawful assembly in a public place, namely,
in the Bank saloon, Timmins. Five
strike-breakers from the Hollinger1
mine, filled, up on whiskey and apparently acting under, instructions to
start a row with the strikers, came
into the Bank saloon. The proprietor
cf the saloon said that they appeared
to be intoxicated and even the strikebreakers admitted that they had been
drinking and were feeling pretty good,
Tho 'evidence went to show what occurred was nothing more than an ordinary saloon brawl and that some of
the men held for trial took no part
in it, but then they are strikers and
that is apparently sufficient grounds
to rrndemn them.
'V..i ap;>cai in thy "Lemieux Act"
"rses was held before Judge Keh'e
c:i ?.r:-eh ~3:h, at Golden City. These
are t::e cases against O'Leary, Holo-
ival3ky and Croft for inciting to go
on strike and for going on strike,
whom the government was forced to
release from prison by the protest of
the working class. Magistrate Torrence had sentenced them to prison for
ninety and sixty days respectively.
Judge Kehoe has taken the cases under advisement and will give his decision on April 5ti.
We earnestly urge'all men to st:i>
away from the Ontario mining districts and especially not to come to
the Porcupine district. The strike
takes in all of the employees in the
mining industry in all the crafts, trade
and occupation. If you come into
this district at the present time looking for work you will- be aiding the
mine-owners to' break the strike.
We ask you to give us your earnest
assistance to secure liberty for the
four men who were unjustly sent to
the Central prison, Toronto. If there
was any doubt in your mind as to the
guilt of these men the action of thc
government officials in these recent
cases should remove it.
The strikers are determined to win
the battle and are confident of victory.
We ask you to do your duty to preserve what little liberty we have left.
Yours for emancipation,
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health and sparkling ambition of life
without drugs, medicines, or unusual
demands bf any kind. It is absolutely
the most wonderful invention of modern1 times, and no greater blessing to
mankind has ever been conceived. It
also cures rheumatism, weak back,
stomach, and kidney trouble, variocele,
Dr. Meuger's Vitalizer Battery is
300 per cent, easier applied, and is
guaranteed to give 400 per cent, greater service than tin1 common variety
of vinegar or acid batteries, and is
sold at an extremely low price, without added cost for fancy books.
Write today for booklet of full particulars, which will be mailed you free
under scaled cover.
David Building, 326 Eighth Ave. East,
Office hours 10-12, 2-5, 7-8 daily.
Hixoii   &
Heating   Engineers
Tinsmiths and
—Tel=m— PrO-1063-
Fernie, B.C.
We Are Ready to Scratch
off your bill any item of lumber not
found just as we represented. There
is no hocus pocus iu
This Lumber Business
When you want spruce wc do not
send you hemlock. When you buy
first-class lumber we don't slip in a
lot of culls. ■ Those who buy once from
us always come again. Those who
have not yet made our acquaintance
are taking chances they wouldn't encounter if they bought their lumber
here.    c
— Dealers in —
Lath,   Shinaleg*,-
Sash    and__
Doors.     SPECIALTIES—Mouldings,
Turnings, Brackets, and Detail Work
OFFICE AND YARD—McPherson ave.
Opposite G. N. Depot.    P.O. Box 22,
Phone 23.
Travailleurs De VAlberta
Ijo 17 Avvil, 1 'oppovtuiiito vous sera ilnnnoe d'expriiiior votro
opinion politique de la mol-hoilc par liiquollo votro province Hern rov-
vonide—(1/uiH votro inli-ret on flans l'intorol do la classe qui i'uit .son
profit du travail dc voire classe, ct «i vous n'etes pas un TUATTKE,
non Houlenipii! a la cIiinho ouvrierc, nini.s a vous-nieiiie ot a voire famine, vous ne pouvoz Supporter qu'un parti, ot vous votoroz pour los
candidats Socialistos.
(Continued from Pngo 2)
W. Ora 1mm, Colomnn, Altn,
3. .TonoB. Oorliln, II. C.
W. n.Huglio«, Chinook, via Diamond City, AU.
J. K. TbornhUI, Wnmoml City, Lethbrldffn.      m
Evan Morcfln, Frnnk, Alta.'
W. Balderntonw, Hosmer, U, C,       1
 ..., Jm. Gordon, Hlllereit, Alta.
UthbrliU*  L. Moor*. UU Sixth Avenue, N. UtbtrWgo.
Ubbrldge CoWcrUm.. Frank Barrlnuharo. Codlburrt, AUa.
Maple Lttf...*..'0h... John T. WIHkm*. Maple Leaf. Bellevue, Alia.
Mlcbel M. Burrell, Michel, B. C.
Motiartb Mine,,..,.;, Wm. Ilynd, Eicon P, O., Tabor, Alt*.
Pmmbtinr............. A. Zmktir, PtMbttrs, Altn,
Royal View u Geo. Jo dan; Royal ColHertea, Wtbbrldge, AM*
T*ber...  A Paltenon, Tiber, Alt*
Chinook MlnoH..
Diamond City...
It iIooh not only priiHiippoHo n
UiorouKli iiciimiintiiiico with tho brntln
tor tlio oxlittciico of capitalistic political partlen, n Bcrutlny of tliolr
doliiRfi, Unit rofloct economic catiBon
from which tlio cnpltnllat system
drnWH Its Ilfo, but ovon nn ncqntnt-
fiuco with tbo technical part of woaltb
pioduction In nil Its ramlflcntloiiH.
Our mjvorsuvlos, finding thomuolvoB
cpnqiiorod, bolnB corppollod to„.leave
their trotielica und floe from the battle
field of political nnd oconomlo din-
cusBlon, nre ondenvorlni; to draw our
lliu in othor 'directions, to cover up
tliolr iiiainccrUy and dark iiiovciiicihh,
They nre trying to Justify tbclr op-
position' to.tho BoclnllHt party hy
cliilniliiif tlmt tlio tcacliliiKw of tho lut-
vtr wt<i opiici-nod to religion nnd their
prnctlco In Incofiglatont with human
rin turd,
So, by their Invitation, tlio upbore
of ''tnvestfsntlon ns to tbo IiuhIb of ro-
IIrIoii and tlio relation of psychology-
to ficnnomlf! rontHtlon* fi brotid<*nlnjr
for the Socialist party worker.
The Journal*'of the Sodalfat move
went nro the only ones tlmt nro popu-
InrUlnif mut"rn aelcnees nnd familiar-
lm tbo utt*-."**% with tho tbouRlitu of
the grttott tblukera of the past nnd the
I»w>«*ont. • , '•  '
What filmnfint* In anelniy nro tbim,
not connlderlng Industrial forci-t tn the
prenenl Instance, that Iuul performed
ihe tank of dispelling Ignorance and
tupcreutlon of tbo ages, serving •* a
Fernie-Fort Steele
Brewing Co., Ltd.
Bottled Goods a Specialty
the Best of
Fine ".Neckwear, Sox, Caps, Underwear, Shirts, Suits,
Trunks, Grips, Boots & Shoes, eome to
James H. Naylor, Bellevue
Everything sold with a guarantee that if not satisfactory, you can return it ai.tl get your money hack
Insurance, Real Estate
boncon light to tho oppressed manned?
What havo our benofnctorn, tho up.
holdoi'H of dnrkiioHH, In our present
flyHtom, done In tlmt direction?
Tt Ih SoclnllHt polilienl action tlmt
Iiiih opened lliu doom or education lo
;io,0()(),oot) (Jcrmnii workingmen nnd
ponsautH, arousing In thorn nn In-
sutlublo thirst for enllghtonmont nnd
true'* education.
It Is tho Soclnllst political action
thnt hns produced n man llko August
Jlchel, "tho lion of dormnny." whoso
opinion on political nnd diplomatic
problems Is considered'of tho utmost
* AihIo, .      |
It 5;* Siu'lullHl iMlltkul (tt;(iuii UliU
hns rnuKi'd tho osfabUsJuiii'iit of u vast
literature, a powerful nnd Influential
press In nil Inngunges, In all lands of
tho clvlll/.eil world, doing mon.' for
,'.!.. *.,.IL,!.'. ...,..:...A .k.,.,; i-cti trtuii'iii nm
of the niiiH.ins in tho Inst fifty years
than nil of soclotyiJn past ngos combined,
It Is Roi'lnllfii political action" tlmt
tifiH served nnd In serving as a trumpet
fiilllntr np-nfi tb" workers of nil hwUi
to throw nwny their suporstltlon, wipe
nut tlii* brttimlnry lines, eradicate race
prejudice -and to heed the clarion cnll
of Karl Mnrx: "Workers of the world
unite, you have nothing to lose but
your chains and » world to gain."
DoubtlM-a political action ll only m
nri oittifntinnnl titrtor, mUIo 'tioto tU
effectlvcnew as a phyalcttl weapon,
occupies a pre-eminent position for
tbe emancipation of the working
claw, ■
Cigar Store
Wholosalo and Retail
*wm»— ummmtmmmmmmmmmmm
Barber Shop
Shoe Shine
Billiards and Pool
Cofifee and Sandwich
h!hz*v*.wooji Buttermilk
Victoria Avenue
FERNIE, B.C.  .   Phone 34
and Loans
Money to Loan on first class Business and Residential property
woro tho FIRST PRIZE and tho GOLD MEDAL
at tho Edmonton Exhibition awarded to
Bocauso thoy aro THE BEST ON THE MARKET, that's why.
Buy thorn all tho timo at
XHE  H-1    MARKET". C
Over MqLcan's. Dru£ Store
Our new SultliiKK arc here.   H|>kmtlld wenrera,
hnndMom'' tn-cr-il.i mul ir-ji-wfi-d•-     Droj* A ut'.il in-
H|Mjt;t them.
■I'      r.ntt'Kt N«v,v York and PnrlH Styles
Genuine French Syitem ot'Ory Clearvlno
I.fttllc:8" Fanty i;u;nitiits* a Sjiuclaity. F«n«her«,
Fur**, flloirr*!*. l/«*IVs" nr \Un'% Hnt« deaned or
tlyctl ami tilorkrd, »in toyh*.
Al rcrts<tmi/>Ie prlrew,       !
Oiit-oMovn work attended to promptly rfW.»*-    « -*V,-^-T-"-*
. «!*p*AT,-F.., * mrWZ-- M.1 - sfd-.i! n
Just received a nice shipment of New York's
latest ideas in Men's flowing-end ties in plain silk.
Also in the now club stripes. This is very exclusive stuff and the variety is large. We also
have the same silks made up in the narrow width
derbys and stripes  Priced from 65c to $1.50
Xew finished-end ties in a great range of colorings, both in the derby  and batwing shapes.
Pf iedd f} om 50c to 75c
We always carry a full stock of shield ties
in derbys and bows Priced from 25c to 75c
J     \.
fi-i-inch Striped Bedford Cords in tan, capen,
smoke, black and Alice blue. One of the" newest
novelties for street dresses and suits this season.
Priced specially at 75c per yard
Men's New Bolts for Spring, New stylos and colors.
Hand stitched and lined. ■ New style buckles. These ara
made in all the best leathers in all widths. Get your belt
with your new suit.   Get it to match.   All prices from
35c to $2.00 each
Men's and Boy's Spring Hats
We are showing our complete Spring range of hats for
.-.Men and Boys on Saturday.   The- display will he the greatest
we have ever attempted.   Take a look at our windows and
walk through the department and note the exclusive styles
We have' every good shape of English or American makes.
Special Sale of New
We have a great assortment of styles in the
celebrated J. Brand collars., These "collars are
perfect fitting and are made'' of four-ply linen,
guaranteed.   We have always sold them 3 for 50c.
2 for 25c
/ \
Ladies Knit Waists
Ladies' Knit Vests in summer weight, made
with low neck and short sleeves. They are full
size and extra value at : 2 for 35c.
\ __/
Spring and Summer
Underwear   For  Men
We carry all well known lines of
high-grade underwear for men. Our
assortment of Spring and Summer
lines are complete now.
-Men's Fine Balbriggan 2-pc. Underwear in white and natural,
50c to $1.25  garment
Men's Fine Mesh Underwear, 2-pc,
short sleeve and knee length,
white only    75c  garment
Men's' White Mesh and Balbriggan
Combinations, $1.25 to  3.00 suit
Men's  Silk Combinations,
$3.50 to 5.00 suit
Men's Fine Natural Wool 2-pc. Underwear,   ..   ..$1.00 to 1.50 each
Dr. Jaeger's Fine Pure  Wool Underwear,  2-pc,  summer  wt'
$1.50 garment
Men's   Fine   Pure   Wool   Combinations" Tn   whitoTTwo   weights
for summer       $1.75 to 3.50 suit
2 in 1 Black, 3 for 25
Gilt Edge Liquid Shoe Dressing, per bottle 20
Shredded Wheat .Biscuits, per pkg 10
Rolled  Oats,  8 lb. sack 30
Blue Ribbon Coffee, 1 lb. tin 40
Pry's Cocoa,  1-2 lb.  tin..! 20
Lombard Plums, 2 lb. tins, 2 for 25
Golden Peaches, 2 lb. tins, 2 for , 35
.Evaporated Prunes, 3'lbs. for 25
Seeded Raisins, 12 oz. pkg., 2 for 15
Golden  Dates, 2  lhs.  for     .25
Oranges, small size, per doz 15
Chivers' Jams, 5 lb. pails, 65
Crosse & Blackwell's Marm-ilade, 4 lb. tins 65
Veal Loaf, '1-2 lb. tins, 2 for 35
Angelin Olive Oil, 1-2 gal. tin   1.25
Swift's White Laundry Soap, C for     .25
Castile Soap, 2 1-2 lb. bar ' .35
Pendry's Boss Hand Cleaner, 3 tins 25
Grey Potato Pots, No. GO Reg. 1.13 For .85
Grey Sauce Pans, No. 60 Reg.    .85 For .55
Grey Sauce Pans, No. 22 Reg.    .45 For .30
Grey Sauce Pans, No. 26 Reg.    .Go For .45
Grey Cereal Cooker, No. 5G Reg. 1.05 For 1.10
Grey 3-qt. 'Dinner Pail Reg.    .85 For .70
Grey Tea  Pot,  No. 20 - Reg.    .60 For .45
Grey Tea Pot,  No. 35..-  Reg.    .70 For .50
Grey Tea  Steeper,  No. 10..! .Reg. .35 For .25
,Grey 17-qt. Dish Pan ' Reg. 1.25 For .90
Grey 14-qt. Dish  Pan Reg.    .65 For .45
Keeping in touch with the new ideas of New
York, Toronto and Montreal and with constant
new arrivals we are showing the newest and
. smartest ideas. "Smartness," lines and the cor-
rect ideas are everything in piillinery and the
exquisite taste shown in the selection of these
hats has made our millinery the talk of the town.
Each $5,00
Theso new hats reflect thc very latest Paris
ideas. Many of them are very moderately priced,
yet with that inimitable line and dash that looks
so simple and yet is difficult to find except in the
highest priced hats.
LADIES'  HATS    $4.50 to $18,00
3 pairs for $1.00
• Ladie^' Seamless Cashmoro Hose, made with
high spliced heels and toes and seamless feet. ' A
hose of generous^ fashion and made to give service.   Sizes 8 1-2, 9, 9 1-2, and 10.
Saturday Special 3 pairs for $1.00
At $35.00
Extraordinary values in Tailor serges, whipcords, Bedford3, worsteds, and diagonals. The
assortment is certainly a splendid ono. All the
newest styles to choose from, including many new
lato Spring styles which' arrived this week. Such
a complete variety has been assembled at $25.00
that thero is not a woman in Fernie'too exacting ,
to please. The jackets are the newveutaway effects. The trimmings lining, and tailoring are of
tho best and the price is each, $25.00.
A Galaxy of Newness in  Dresses, $6.50 to $40.00
Brand new designs with the newest effects
in deft trimmings, in drapings, in cut, and in general style. Here are dresses in plain serges, in
"whipcords, Ratines, Bodfords, messalines, fancy
and brocade silks, chiffon, taffeta silk poplins and
charmeuse. All the new and the most attractive
colorings, including rust, copper, King Edward
purple, delft and Copenhagen blues.
Priced from $6.50 to $40.00
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Store of
't,''4~xry; %"*
J.   S,   T.  Alexander is on a business trip on thu coast.
Thoro nro 1612 names on tho voters
roll of the Pernio electoral riding.
A meeting of the executive will be
held In Ilollovuo on Saturday, the 12th
of April.   "
A.  .1.  CARTER,
Geo. Moore, of Cranbrook, has relieved Mr. Duffy at thc local C.P.II.
telegraph office.
Wo understand, that Prof. Dicaatro
has heen nppolntod Italian vice-consul for I-'unile.
Dan McNolsli, road superintendent
htm been conflnnsl to hia houso with
a slight attack of tho measles.
Tho basket hocIrI and dance to bo
held In Victoria hull on tho 22d, Inst,,
under tlio auspices of tho Fornlo football club, promises to be a luigo sue-
cc88. J. W. Bennett will act us mie
tlonorr and ■ ludioH nro requested to
contrlbulfl tyaHfoets.
Mr. Alexander Maenoll, barrister,
linn been made tlio legal advisor of
tin* Italian Kovonnnont bv the Hoy a I
Italian consulate at Montreal, his
dm Iim commencing the first of April,
anil to embrace the Crows Nest.' Pass
and the lloiindi-ry counl.'y,    ',', '
A grand concert in aid of tho Pernio
band will bo held In tho Grand theatre
on April 22.
Richard Jolnuder pleaded guilty to
supplying an iulo'rdlct, "Sailor Jack,"
with liquor was fined $50 or two
months,' The fini' was paid.
Young Robert Mcnzlcs wns sentenced to two years In tho Industrial
school at Vancouver for, opening a
Hwlteli at Cokato,
llnrry A, Mezur, for unlawfully
wounding nt Corbin wnB fined $715 and
Fred Johnson of Elko was committed for trial iby I<\ J. Burns, J.P., for
stealing four $10 gold pieces.
Milto Flnntty, of Wardner, wns glv-
on 30 days for being 'drunk and ills
orderly, ,
Mllfo Black and .lolln Uoyshtischyn,
who Iuul obtained Roods under false
nrotoiiecs from merchant!* In. Hosmer
weio committed for trial by Mr, Burns
Frank Morel, for stealing a gold
watch at Michel was given six months
In tlio N'oIhou jail by Mr. Hums and
Judge CorUell,
Kimberley Minors Union ,,.
Bonnell and Corsan  	
N. I'l Suddaby  	
II. P. Nerwlch 	
If.  Wllmer   	
W. It, Wilson 	
Grand  Theatre   	
Matthew  Tally   	
J. 13. Smith 	
T. Uphill 	
J. W. Ciray 	
Thomson and Jlorrlson 	
A,  I.lndley, Croston   	
II. Mnlbon 	
Mrs. J. L. Allen	
Charlie O'Brien 	
David Roes 	
Mrs. C„ Bollovuo, Alta	
.lolin  Harrington   	
A. J.  Carter  	
(Mom Stubbs 	
.1. O. Jones ,..'-. ".,,.
A Friend, Edmonds, n.C.,
One of the best features ever shown
will be seen at tlie Grand tonight (Friday) ancl tomorrow matinee and evening. It is entitled "Tho Daughter of
a Spy," a three-reel film taken from
the drama of that name which had
such a long run In London with Lewis
\-/nller in tho principal part. Ia addition to this thoro will be five other
pictures, including comedy, Pathe
Weekly, etc, In ■ tho latter will bo
soon Mrs. Pankhurst, the leader of
tho suffragettes standing trial at the
Epsom polico court, and where she
was subsequently sentenced to three
years for Inciting her followers to riot, The children's matinee on Saturday aro drawing big crowds. There
will bo a cash drawing and freo candy,
Until further notico the Grand will bo
In dnrknoss on Sunday evenings.
Total $170.35
Contributions ;wlll bo received and
acknowledged by tho editor of the
District Lodger.
I.   .   * ji4 % ,
kv^:4 A...A,
Friday & Saturday
In Throo VmU
And several other good reels
A meeting of tlio Veterans association was hold In the basement of
Christ church, Sunday evening, April
Cth, Col, Mackiiy la tlio chnlr.
A largo file of correspondence was
rend by tho secretary which was accepted and fllcili The concert commltteo roportod the progrosB of arrangements made for tho memorial
concert. A discussion arosn ns to
when would bo the hoBt time to hold
tlio concort,   It wan finally decided
.,,,\ '. i ",,-ni v    tit*  ■ ...  *t„ ,*
Ulu.    Mitt    t.Uilt.1.1 >     >"•-**    *"     "t-.li    14"    .»»>
'i.\. the jireceede to hr* devoted to tho
erection of a siiltnhle memorial In the
city of Fernie, In memory of those
who lost tliolr lives In tho disastrous
explosion at Coal Crook mines, May
oo,|     mri'i ,\      Ifinttlhy      i1|«f,iio«lmi
also nroiio as to whether the city council went prepared to accept this memorial. It was eventually decided
that the executive committee approach
tbo city council1-nnd ascertain tlieir
vlnws regarding this memorial, the locution of Bfimo, and tbo subsequent
upkeep ef the same.
The spoclal two-reel dramatic feature at the Isis for Friday and Saturday Is "Human Hearts," In which King
Buggot and Jane Fearnley will tako
tho leading parts. This Is n romantic
story from the famous play by Hal
field, and will without doubt attract
a considerable crowd, Othor dramatic Items on the progrnm nro "Tlio
Oimbler'B Last Trick," "Tho Finger
Prints," and "Just Hard Luck,"
"A Mnrrlngo of Convenience," "Bonifacio is Ilimliful," and ,TTho Enchanted Umbrella" will bo the mirth, provokers, and scenic films of Constantinople and Adda Illver uaplds will al«o
bo bUowii,
A political story ontltlod "John
Sterling, Alderman" will bo shown
next week, and Is a two reel feature
of mucli'lntorost,
Othor,, two reel productions promised for next weolt are "Tho Lady
Leone Victor" and "A Protcgo of tho
U.8.," tho latter being a naval story.
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Don't Forget The Matinee
A social evening will ho held In the
basement at Christ church en Tuesday
April IB, nt 8 o'clock, to which all
membera of tho parish and their
friend* nro cordially Invited. A musical program will b« given and refreshment* served.
'le*,h * tU VriAlat m. V. U
Arrangements have been perfected
whereby the amusement lovers of
this city will have a chance of enjoying one of the best comic operas ever
hoard here. "The Beggar Prince" has
long been a favorite In tho Eastern
states, playing tho same territory
year after year. This Is their first
visit west of tho Dakotas and 'their
reception has beon a big success, fi
nancially as well as artistically. Arrangements-have alreday been made
for a return next season. Among
the principals are to be found tho best
in comic opera, notably Miss Bertie
Palmer, the Prima Donna Soprano,
Miss Palmor, it Is said, has thc distinction of being the youngest. Prima
Donna on the American' stage and she
possesses a magnificent voice, rich in
tone, brilliant and powerful, and Is
also reputed to be a remarkably handsome woman.   Miss Bossle Green, tho
mezzo-soprano from the thlstled.hills
of Scotland posacsses a voice to be
proud of. There aro two comedians
that stand nwaj; up as fun producers;
Harry C. Moso,*.!,' and Ilny Southard,
and their antics and funny business
permeates throughout tho entire three
acts, . Tho chords Is mado up of lovely femininity. This will cortalnly bo
tho ovont In the wny 3f amusements
and our pooplo never overlook a good
show. Thoy como to tho Grand Theatre, Thursday, iprll 15.
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•k m *
Isis Theatre
'A Marriage of Convenience"—
(Kelnir—• French). A new way,
to win it wife, It' you Imvu any
friends who nro bachelors, for
KiiodneSH fliiko, bring Ihem uiul
give the poor fellows « eliance
lo not nhili!hi.'(l,"
'Bonifacio Is Bashful," (Milium
Ttaiim). Jf ymi want to see u
real bashful boy, come nnd sec
1 his picture.
"Tho Enchanted Umbro]la." Ono
of those inloroHtini? and mystifying trick films,
"Around Constantinople."     An
uiiiiiialed panorama of those
pii'luiv.-n-juo and aniiqunted places of interest that abound in
and around tlio Turkish eapital.
"Adda Illver Rapids,"
"Tho Gambler'b Last Tiiok,"
("101" niscii)      A  HturtliiiK
slory in which Gold and n Gam-
Wit play tlie IciidiiiK parts,
"The Pingor Prints." One of
tho '"Solax" scries of thrill'»«
detective slories.
"Just Hard Luok" (Majestic).
AVe all hnvo a hard luck story,
to toll, but this fellow was "in
bad" all the time.
T^^ti ^r^^   ^"^ ^O . mm,      jp^     PI ^jf
King Baggot and Juno i'ornloy in the Wondroua Two Kool Drama
ll awwmimwf.mwjm ja  *aL*m    «V«M A 1«m«ll
Taken from tho famous play of that name by Hal Ileid.
It abounds with uilf.jwly romantic incidents
Another King BitgRot "Imp" in two reel;*.
(Two reels) f
(Two,reels)     " " 'I
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